Issue October 2015

Kapiti Coast District Council Meetings October 2015

DayDateMeetingTimeVenue Thursday 1 October Chief Executive Performance and Employment Committee – held in Public Excluded Session 9.00 am Council Chambers Ground Floor, 175 Rimu Road, Paraparaumu Tuesday 6 October Te Whakaminenga o...

Otaki museum: Have you seen the colourful Kapiti Island exhibition?

There is much to see and information about the history, people, plants and animals. Ōtaki Museum is at 49 Main Street Ōtaki and this exhibition...

Ōtaki Community Expo 2015

Bet you didn’t know those orange and black-clad bodies in Ōtaki’s Memorial Hall on a recent Saturday were the Whenua Fatales Roller Derby League....

Remembering Arthur Manz

Arthur Herbert Manz: February 26 1917 – September 15 2015 Arthur was a man of principle, a scholar, an officer, a gentleman, a gentle man...

Otaki Police found list

 WhereWhen Milazo Mountain Bike Iti Street 26 August Viva Mountain Bike Main Street 28 August Diamondback Mountain Bike Norfolk Crescent 1 September

What are my rights as a tenant?

What are my rights as a tenant?  You have a right to enjoy your property privately, undisturbed by others. The landlord has to respect your...

Rotary Otaki October 2015, an EXPO and a thank you

An EXPO thank you to Carol Wall & OPG Ōtaki Rotary enjoyed networking with other Community organisations, and members of the public at this well...

Garden tasks for October

Flower Garden Check roses for signs of downy mildew or pest damage, and spray if necessary. You could also check roses and other vulnerable plants with...

Ocean View Newsletter, October 2015

Kia Ora All, We have now headed in to spring but didn’t winter knock us for 6 with cold and flu symptoms hitting our region...

Otaki Library, October 2015

The Anti Cool Girl Rosie Waterland Rosie Waterland has never been cool. Growing up in housing commission, Rosie was cursed with a near perfect, beautiful older...

Buckets of Daffs Heralds Daffodil Day

With buckets of daffodils at strategic places around town  it must be the annual Cancer Society appeal, Daffodil Day. Pictured are volunteers Pam Snowden and...

Focus on growing rhubarb

Many of us regard this hardy perennial as a fruit, but rhubarb is an easy to grow vegetable, which can be eaten in savoury...

Reevedon Village ticks all the boxes

Levin retirees Ann and Terry Ritson say Enliven’s Reevedon Village in Levin ticked all the boxes during their search for a new home.  More than...

Tigers and Tempers

The recent tragic death of a zoo keeper in Hamilton following an attack by a tiger reminds us that animals are — just that — animals....

Lighting the fire of the energy revolution

Rod Oram, top business journalist and advocate for a grass-roots “energy revolution” in New Zealand will address two meetings in Ōtaki in October. Energise Ōtaki...