The View From Opoutere

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Opoutere Celebrates the Dotterel Season

Opoutere Community BBQ Invitation To Celebrate with DOC: another successful breeding season of the NZ Dotterel, Variable Oyster Catcher and Caspian Tern February 29th 2020 Saturday 1pm at Wharekawa Lodge 389 Opoutere Road BYO to share: salad /contribution to BBQ…

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Towards a Community Collective Commitment

Community Collective Commitment meeting January 11th for the Opoutere Beach Reserve We would like to provide information to members about the CCC. The January 11th  community meeting will be the chance for all members of the Opoutere Community to share…

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An Important Public Health Warning

Marine biotoxin warning issued The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested from the southern end of Pauanui Beach down to the northern tip of Mount…

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The Latest from ORRA

                It’s been a busy year for ORRA.  We thought it was about time for an update!  Acting Chair Earlier in the year, Gordon Ikin, our elected chairperson, had to step down for…

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Exciting Youth Hostel News

Media Release 16 October 2019 YHA ANNOUNCE SUMMER ACCOMMODATION IN OPOUTERE By YHA New Zealand YHA New Zealand are delighted to announce the handover of the former YHA Opoutere to the Wharekawa Adventure Education Trust which will include summer accommodation…

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FABULOUS FUNDRAISING TEA TOWELS

Kia Ora Opoutere friends, This year’s fund-raising effort is – tea towels!  Useful and beautiful, this set of three large tea towels celebrates the birds, sea life and insects of Opoutere.   Printed on hard-wearing natural cotton, you can use and…

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Community Tree Planting

Help Jo Adams plant 1500 indigenous trees Jo Adams has been involved in a restorative project along the Wharekawa River on his property  with the assistance of the WRC. Now is the time for the next stage of the restoration…

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