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...

Spring and summer annuals ready now

Spring and summer annuals are ready now What about a basket?   Tumbling tomatoes Petunia Fruit Citrus  Feijoas Berries Trees and shrubs Maples galore! 8 varieties Boronia and Manuka are in flower now! Plant strawberries now We...

Ōtaki College News September 2015

Term three has been incredibly busy as we head into the business end of the year.  There have been many exciting events taking place...

Ōtaki Netballers Triumph!

Rahui Taiohi is a combined team from Te Kura-a-iwi o Whakatupuranga Rua Mano and Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rito o Raukawa.  The...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women in New Zealand. Regular breast screening (mammograms) reduces the chances of dying from...

Birds in the garden

Feasting, frolicking tui swooping from kowhai and cherry blossom, low flying kereru bashing around in your puriri, yep, it’s springtime. Cheery companions when gardening,...

College Show Shines

With group and individual plays and dances, made for an evening of fun, laughter and reminiscing from very talented cast and crew members. The year...

Land Search and Rescue to the rescue

The fifth annual Big Bang Adventure Race will take place on a top secret course within the Kapiti / Horowhenua region on 7th November...

Improving oral health – why and how

Good oral health means being free of disease, pain or infection. You can eat properly, you can smile without being embarrassed, and you can...

Energise Ōtaki, with help from two interns

Thanks to the vision and global contacts of Stuart Pritchard, Ōtaki has two environmental engineering students from Western Australia here for eight months work...

Still Bowling On in Ōtaki

Roll-up, roll-up, and the first bowl of the season rolled down the green on opening day of the Ōtaki Bowling and Pentanque Club’s 2015–16...