The View From Opoutere

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New TCDC District Plan

The Thames Coromandel District Council has unveiled its new district plan. It can be seen here. This plan affects us all, it contains rules and objectives specific to our region and is the result of two years of consultation. The…

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What’s on in Opoutere these holidays?

The pohutukawa are dropping their lovely red blossoms, the village is filling up, the beach is getting busy and there’s no doubt that the summer holidays have arrived. Here’s the latest: A FIRE WARNING FROM THE CHIEF: Please be aware that…

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Labour Weekend Cometh!

WEEDBUSTING WORKING BEE, Saturday 24th October 1pm What better way to mark Labour Weekend than with a Weedbusting Working Bee! Chris Woudenberg has sent out his call to arms, so grab some hand tools and safety gear and join us in…

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Tsunami threat issued for Coromandel

FROM CIVIL DEFENCE WAIKATO Facebook page, as at 12.15 Thursday 17 September Ok, so we have a tsunami THREAT issued for Coromandel. This is just a THREAT (this means that you all can still chill out because it just means…

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Opoutere Welcomes EcoQuest Students during “Keep NZ Beautiful” Week.

Since the 1990’s undergraduate students from the University of New Hampshire have visited Aotearoa to study with the EcoQuest Education Foundation. Part of this study involves a field trip to Opoutere where the students engage with our environment not just in…

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Kapa Kapa Wetland Planting Day

The Wharekawa Catchment Care Group has invited the community to attend the first planting of the Kapa Kapa Wetland Restoration Project on Wednesday 9th September (postponement day Wednesday 16th September) 10am – 1pm. Come along to the southern entrance near…

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Seal Update

Opoutere has been visited by several seals during the last month, there have been varying reports of 5 different animals, both young and old. Then there was the sad news that one of these lovely animals had died on the…

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