Issue May 2015

Real estate: 12 month sales report

Otaki; A total of 170 properties sold in Otaki during the last 12 months to 31st March, at an average sale price of $237,660....

Roses

Duc de Cambridge is from the Damask rose family — the family of roses that rose oil and rose water are traditionally made from....

Kia ora from the Otaki Public Library — Te Wharepukapuka o...

The King’s Curse by Philippa Gregory As an heir to the Plantagenets, Margaret Pole is seen by the King’s mother as a rival to the Tudor...

Cancer Support

Anyone affected by cancer, whether they are the patient or support person is welcome to come to our Support Group Meeting, held on 3rd...

Arts, Crafts & Fun at Trinity Farm

Weather was good, numbers were good and people enjoyed themselves at the Trinity Farm Arts and Crafts weekend over Easter. There was pottery, sculpture,...

Close-up with the natives

I’ve just taken off a few days to walk the Heaphy track, one of New Zealand’s 8 great walks. I really enjoyed sharing my...

What’s that twiggy plant?

The divaricating branching system is an iconic feature of many New Zealand native plants and is characterised by tight branching and small leaves. Some...

Bees Through the Seasons

In recognition of the importance of bees to our lives we are starting a regular column by bee keeper Penny Kerr-Hislop. She will provide...

Kapiti Coast Quilters Guild

Quilt Exhibition at Southward Theatre in Otaihanga on 16th and 17th May. Why hold a show To let people know who we are and what we...

Buying a new laptop? New is not always better

If you are faced with the task of replacing your aging laptop you would be safe in assuming a new laptop would be both...

Ōtaki College News April 2015

Term 1 saw a full-on start to the year with exciting programmes in place across the College. These included the continued development of Google...

Letter to the editor

Tena koutou, What a fantastic event our Maorilands Film Festival is. Starting with the moving powhiri at Raukawa marae on day one — to the Red...

Kapiti Concert Orchestra presents Pieces for Peace

The Kapiti Concert Orchestra will present a concert to commemorate those who fought and died in the First World War, those who lived through...

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2015

We were spending the last few weeks of March in Melbourne recently, catching the last of the city’s summer and meeting up with family....