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Jetty Repair Working Bee – Saturday 16 May 11am-1pm

A couple of months ago the jetty was towed back into position by a determined team of locals (praise be!), it has been held in place with chains and straps as a temporary measure but now help is needed to…

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Post-Easter Update

Easter was action-packed! The Hall Society elected a new committee after a well-attended AGM, the Beach Boys won the cricket, elaeagnus got chopped down, new babies appeared, the jetty was jumped off, ORRA celebrated some successful fundraising results and we…

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EASTER HAPPENINGS *Working Bee Rescheduled for Sunday*

Autumn has arrived, the days are getting shorter and cooling down. These changes in the season always herald the Easter period and the first set of school holidays for our Opoutere family. Easter runs from Friday April 3 through to…

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Opoutere Community Hall Society AGM 2015

The Opoutere Community Hall Society is holding a very important AGM on Saturday February 28th at 10.30am. Please come along if you are able, the Hall society is looking forward to electing some new committee members and to have a…

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Working Bee Update, let’s do it again this weekend!

Last Saturday there was a terrific turnout to our late-notice working bee in the elaeagnus behind the Youth Hostel.¬†We continued to cut a path through the elaeagnus and managed to free up an ancient pohutukawa that was rapidly being colonised…

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Impromptu Working Bee! Saturday 10-12, behind the YHA

That elaeagnus in the bush behind the YHA has been on our minds, so we have decided to have a little go at it this Saturday, February 7. We will be there between 10am and noon so it’s not a…

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Tsunami Open Day

Tsunami Information Open Day – Sunday Sun, 25 January 2015 10:00 am – 03:00 pm Venue: Thames Coromandel District Council Office, 620 Port Rd, Whangamata The open days provide you with an opportunity to learn more about what we understand…

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