The View From Opoutere

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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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FIRE SAFETY WARNING

This summer the Opoutere beachfront forest is at risk of a catastrophic fire according to our local fire chief Jo Adams and the Principal Rural Fire Officer (PRFO) of Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Paul Shaw. The beach forest contains…

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The Opoutere YHA Needs YOU!

From the Facebook page of “Save Opoutere YHA Hostel“: The board of YHA have announced the closure of the Opoutere hostel after Easter 2018. … The CEO of YHA has stated the following: i) The Board has made a decision…

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