The View From Opoutere

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Summer Happenings

The pohutukawa are in flower, the dotterel chicks are hatching and our village is about to fill up with bach visitors and campers!   Here are a few important dates for your diary:   The Opoutere Regatta  –  Saturday December…

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Death To Ginger! A fun working bee.

  WHAT: Ginger cutting and pasting WHEN: Saturday 14 July 2018 9am – 11am Another one of our lovely working bees, this one is perfect for the whole family as it’s smack-bang in the middle of the school holidays.  WHERE: Walk…

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ORRA says “THANK YOU!”

What a great community we have. Thanks for turning up to working bees, signing up to the Dotterel Watch roster, paying your subs, picking up rubbish, digging out ginger in your garden, putting a rat trap on your section, attending…

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Anniversary Weekend Working Bee

Join us at 8.30am Sunday morning of Anniversary Weekend in the spit forest for a fun and easy working bee to clear a huge, well-established ginger patch. Ginger grows very fast and prevents native plants from getting established, it’s very…

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Summer Happenings

It’s the best time of the year! The pohutukawas are in bloom, the water is warm and Christmas is just around the corner. Here’s a link to the tide chart and surf forecast. Of note this year is the “catastrophic…

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Beach Bonfire Warning

  Due to current forest conditions this could cause this In recent weeks there have been several substantial bonfires lit on the beach, something that greatly concerns Onemana Rural Fire Chief Jo Adams. There are fire ban signs all through…

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Opoutere Reserve Open Day

Opoutere open day AN IMPORTANT INVITATION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION: “The Department of Conservation with support from TCDC and FENZ (Fire and Emergency New Zealand) would like to invite you to the Opoutere Hall to discuss management of the…

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