The View From Opoutere

Category: Uncategorized


The 2015 Opoutere T-Shirts Are Here!

It’s been years since we had an official Opoutere t-shirt and public demand spurred our fundraising team into commissioning this fantastic design. The t-shirts cost $30 and all proceeds come back to the Opoutere community via the work that ORRA…

Read More

Regatta Update

The annual Opoutere Regatta takes place in Bruce’s Bay on Monday 29 December. It will kick off at 12.30 (earlier than previously advertised here) with the little kids’ races, followed by the hotly contested swimming and kayaking races. You definitely…

Read More

NZ Conservation Is Showcased In The New Yorker

  Here’s some excellent summer reading for you! The wonderful weekly publication The New Yorker has just come out with a very good article on New Zealand’s delicate and unique ecology. It is worth having around for visitors and locals…

Read More

Dotterel Family Matters

The Dotterels have started nesting but have already lost their first nests due to high tides and storm swell. Being determined little characters they have replaced their nests and will hopefully have a chance at hatching this summer’s chicks. Nicki…

Read More

Summer Has Arrived!

With the arrival of December we say ka kite ano to spring and kia ora to summer! Temperatures may still be a little on the low side but according to the calendar it’s time to put away the woolies and dust off the swimming…

Read More

FIREWORKS WARNING

Joe Adams from the Onemana Rural Fire Force has a strong message for Opoutere: NO FIREWORKS in the Opoutere/Ohui area, please. There is a “Restricted Fire Season” in place for the whole of the TCDC area. From the TCDC website:…

Read More