Issue June 2015

Content of the June 2015 issue

The NZ Blood Service needs your help!

The NZ Blood Service Team is coming to Otaki Each blood donation can save up to 3 lives. 42,000 patients are treated with blood and blood...

Ōtaki Community Health Centre

186 Mill Road, Otaki. Monday – Friday. A wide range of health services. Rooms available for rent, long or short term For information on services phone Janet or Michelle on 364 6367

Te Kura Tiaki (Holiday Programme and After School Care)

Enrolments now open Unique environment — Awesome facility — Qualified staff The holiday programme runs every school holidays up to Term 4. It is a physically active programme...

KCDC: Otaki Update

Ōtaki, the northernmost pearl in the district's string of townships, is poised for economic growth and expansion as its political leaders push for advancements...

Otaki College kids in the CACTUS

CACTUS — the Combined Adolescent Challenge Training Unit and Support programme — is designed to extend a young person’s mind and physical capability, with...

Ōtaki College News June 2015

From the Principal After recently having time off for knee surgery it is certainly great to be back at work seeing the fantastic things that...

Otaki College Computers in Homes Graduates 2015: KIA KAHA

On the 2nd of May 2015 six amazing families from Otaki College completed the Computers in Homes programme for 2015. These six families have successfully...

Te Horo Talk, June 2015

Clifton House in Te Horo It’s not often an historic farm cottage becomes part of a naming or unveiling ceremony. But a small rural house...

Otaki Library June 2015

Kia ora from the Otaki Public Library — Te Wharepukapuka o Otaki Chappy By Patricia Grace Uprooted from his privileged European life and sent to New Zealand...

Why a Transition Town movement in Otaki?

Deirdre Kent, founder of Transition Town Otaki (TTO), was inspired by a British permaculture teacher, Rob Hopkins, who with energy researcher and author Richard...

Daphnes Galore

Daphne Perfume Princess is a new exciting Daphne. Larger and longer flowering of all the Daphne, it has show stopping, highly fragrant pink flowers....

Cosmetic testing on Animals

NZ is a country of animal lovers and their welfare is of extreme importance to us. Earlier this month NZ Parliament tabled anamendment to the...

Penny’s Piece, June 2015

A huge thank you to Kapiti Coast District Council staff who pitched in, alongside members of our community, to help in many different ways...

Fresh In at the Greenery

A choice selection of CITRUS trees. Are you a bit bored of Meyer lemons? Come along and check out our old school lemons. Lisbon: Originally from Portugal...

Kapiti Orchestra a Sell-out

The Otaki Memorial Hall was filled to capacity — audience members almost sittingamong the double bass players — at the recent Kapiti Concert Orchestra’s...