Issue August 2015

Matariki and Winter Fun at Nga Purapura

Matariki, celebrating the Māori New Year, drew crowds to Nga Purapura in mid-July, to sample Māori kai, crafts and stories organised by Nga Kākano for...

Energise Ōtaki update: Rod Oram to speak in Ōtaki

Energise Otaki update: Rod Oram to speak in Otaki Noted economist and clean technology advocate, Rod Oram will speak in Otaki   on 27 &...

Moving Forward in Ōtaki — Finding Work

For the first time WINZ have contracted to have the Moving Forward course in Otaki. The course is for those of us who have...

Ōtaki Community Board

Public Speaking Time and Responses. Patrick Joss: attended the July meeting to update the Board on his achievements at the Australian tennis tournaments, to show...

Penny’s Piece, August 2015

SH1 to the North I question the logic of the New Zealand Transport Agency. To the south of Otaki, NZTA are spending $1 Billion to shave...

Outward Bound Low Impact Courses

Do you know someone aged 27+ years who has a mild physical injury (such as back pain or joint problems) and is looking for...

Hot Air at TTO Annual General Meeting

Transition Town Otaki’s AGM, held at The Tele on July 29, is to be followed by a screening of Hot Air, a documentary by...

Recognising Paula

After giving her services to the Order of St John volunteer wing for 20 years, Paula Johns has finally received her badge and certificate...

Important changes to the Building Act

If you are thinking of building a house or making renovations to your home there are some important new consumer protection measures that apply...

You’ve Reserved Windows 10 — What’s Next? Tech Talk, August 2015

People who reserved a copy of Windows 10 via the Windows logo that appeared in the bottom right of the task bar will now...

Kapiti Concert Orchestra to play in Waikanae

Benjamin Britten’s “The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra” will be the featured work in a Family Concert to be presented in the Waikanae...

TPPA Protest Attracts Big Support

Over 50 Kapiti protestors descended on Otaki MP Nathan Guy’s Paraparaumu office to deliver their anti-TPPA protest. “We were happy with the level of public...

Retiring from Ōtaki to Levin: Frank Williamson

Otaki will always have a place in the heart of former resident Frank Williamson, but he says leaving his much loved town of Otaki...