Issue October 2015

Knitting co-op: do you have skills, time or wool?

Can you spare a couple of hours a week? Have knitting or other skills to share amongst our tamariki Māori? Do you have spare wool to...

Otaki Athletics Club Season registrations

5pm Monday 19th October Otaki Domain followed by fun night & sausage sizzle 3–6 years — $20 7–14 years — $35 for season (term 4 & 1) Family rates...

Otaki COMMUNITY Choir Add your voice!

The community pop up choir is popping up again! This time as an Advent and Christmas Choir to support local events. All welcome. All ages. All...

Do you know anyone who lived and worked at the Health...

Research Project Ōtaki Health Camp (Now called Stand Children’s Village) A research project is about to get underway to record people’s experiences of staying or working...

Ko Te Toronga Mai o Ngā Mema o Te Pati Reipa

I tērā wiki, i tērā Rāmere, i tae mai ngā mema paremata o Reipa ki Te Kura ā Iwi o Whakatupuranga Rua Mano. Kātahi...

Duffy Theatre Mayhem

It was high jinks and a little bit of mayhem at Ōtaki School when the Duffy Theatre group visited for their annual performance. The session...

Perspectives: TPPA: Hijacking free-trade; opinion by Amanda Vickers

Here one of several voices on the TPPA. Make no mistake that the TPPA will affect you and your grandchildren. It is a treaty the...

Te Korowai Whakamana, Te Kura o Ōtaki

Ko au tētahi kōhine kāre i tino wehe i te kāinga ki te tākoro ki te taha o ōku hoa e kī ana ‘Me...

Mahara Exhibition illustrates European links

The work of Dutch-trained artist, designer and educator, Bob Bassant (1927–2014), is one of three exhibitions curently featured at Mahara Gallery. His retrospective show...

Cancer Society thanks for Daffodil Day help

Thanks to all of those who volunteered to help on Daffodil Day, everyone who donated & supported the day sincerely. All of the money...

Kapiti Island — a treasure on our doorstep

Kapiti Island is omnipresent. Driving over Pukerua Bay hill, it’s in your face. All along the coast, it’s there. From Ōtaki Beach looking South...

Perspectives: TPPA: A corporate takeover; opinion by Dr Jeff Sluka

Here one of several voices on the TPPA. Make no mistake that the TPPA will affect you and your grandchildren. It is a treaty the...

Citizens Advice Bureau honours local volunteers

At the Annual General meeting of the Ōtaki CAB, three long-serving members were recognised. Jan and Ian Ballantyne were awarded Life membership, in recognition of...

Waitohu School Mid Winter raffle results 2015

1st: Tracey Smith ticket # 1837   2nd: Cherie Moy ticket # 1671   3rd: Bridget Cameron ticket # 1230   4th: Marty Robinson ticket # 2021...