Issue February 2015

Content of the Feb 2015 issue

Trinity Farm Workshops 7, 14, 22 & 28 Feb 2015

7 Feb 2015 - Pal Tiya Clay Sculpture workshop for experienced potters. Pal Tiya is a new non-firing clay. One vacancy Tutors are world renowned...

Otaki Children’s Day at our Otaki pool

The 8th annual Otaki Children’s Day event at our Otaki pool on Sunday 1st March

Otaki Community Patrol is looking for volunteers and sponsors

If you are over 18 and have a few hours each month to spare, if you can drive well and write legibly, if you are prepared to learn new skills and information, and above all, if you are curious and observant but discreet we’d love to hear from you.

Seasonal Surplus Stall

Garden-fresh, seasonal produce: Thursday 11am to buy produce. 10:30am to sell your produce. Come to the green area near the library in Main St, Ōtaki. For cancellations phone Belinda …..

Transition Town Otaki Potluck

Monthly potluck gatherings feature speakers or DVDs, at members’ homes or local venues. Topics are on the theme of sustainability—food, energy, housing, education, climate change. Membership is free and open to all.

Otaki Kite Festival Feb 26th

Ōtaki Beach 10am Saturday Feb 28 –Sunday March 1 THE Ōtaki Kite Festival has become an international event, with flyers this year arriving from Australia and Germany.

All welcome at Enliven’s Levin homes

With so many residential care options to choose from it’s hard to decide which one is the right fit. Visiting the homes is vital step in the decision making process because each home has its own unique personality. “There are three main things to look for; the environment, the quality of care, and the model of care,” says Joanna Thomson.

Otaki Remembers World War I

The current exhibition at the Heritage Bank Museum features members of Otaki and Te Horo families who served in WWI will close on February 28

Boating safety

Sailing or moving boats near powerlines can be dangerous as many yachts exceed the standard safe clearance height of 4 metres.

The NZ Blood Service needs your help!

OTAKI, Main Hall, Memorial Hall, Main Street Tuesday 3rd February 2015, 1pm - 6pm

Supporting one another

Kapiti Horowhenua Bereaved Parents Support group was formed by two Mums who both lost a child. “Unless you’ve been there, you really don’t get it,’’ bereaved mother Lisa Gallagher said. “It doesn’t matter if you’re child is stillborn or died as an adult, whatever the circumstance, the grieving never goes away.”

Working from Home?

Want more Space or a bit of Company? Then join us at the Clean Technology Centre. We have shared office space, meeting areas and light industrial space for growing companies, and not just for those in clean technology.

Light the fuse!

The circus is back they were a huge hit at the 2014 Ōtaki K ite Festival, and they’re back to entertain in 2015. Based in Ōtaki, Fuse Circus is New Zealand’s top circus and physical theatre company.

Kite Making Workshop

Join international kite making tutor from Tasmania, Australia Robert Brasington To create a work of art to treasure for a lifetime Japanese Hishi Kite Thursday, February 26th 2015


Ōtaki Beach 10am Saturday Feb 28 –Sunday March 1 THE Ōtaki Kite Festival has become an international event, with flyers this year arriving from Australia and Germany.