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Opotiki Council helps gets local economy going in Ōmaio

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:03 am | Opotiki District Council

Ōpōtiki District Council today announced a five year rates relief for Māori land owners looking to lead a kiwifruit development project at Ōmaio The kaupapa (project) will see up to 150 hectares of Māori-owned land converted from maize to kiwifruit ... More >>

Opotiki District Council statement re allegations

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 5:24 pm | Opotiki District Council

The Opōtiki Mayor is urging the community and the media to let Police get on with the job of investigating allegations of a sexual nature involving students from Opōtiki College without unhelpful speculation. More >>

Local Government Reform – background and misconceptions

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 12:52 pm | Opotiki District Council

A common misconception about local government in New Zealand is that we are ‘over governed’. In fact the reverse is the case when we compare ourselves to the rest of the developed world. More >>

Provisional Local Alcohol Policy appealed

Monday, 7 April 2014, 9:55 am | Opotiki District Council

Four appeals have been lodged against the Eastern Bay of Plenty’s Provisional Local Alcohol Policy, which was publicly notified in February this year. These are from ‘Hospitality New Zealand Incorporated’, ‘Foodstuffs North Island Limited’, ... More >>

Ōpōtiki’s Harbour Redevelopment images spark imagination

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 4:08 pm | Opotiki District Council

Photo simulations of Ōpōtiki’s Harbour Redevelopment Project have sparked the imagination of the local community and reignited discussion of the benefits that the redevelopment would bring to the town. More >>

Ōpōtiki’s Harbour Redevelopment work continues

Friday, 17 January 2014, 11:50 am | Opotiki District Council

While it has been a quiet few months on the surface for Ōpōtiki’s Harbour Redevelopment Project, work continues on a number of key workstreams in the development of this large-scale infrastructure project. More >>

A successful year for Ōpōtiki’s Mōtū Trails

Monday, 23 December 2013, 1:52 pm | Opotiki District Council

Rich in history and tracing the steps of Māori and early settlers, the Mōtū Trails start inŌpōtiki and carves their way through spectacular coastal, bush and hill country. More >>

BayTrust funding for Ōpōtiki Harbour Redevelopment

Friday, 11 October 2013, 9:29 am | Opotiki District Council

Last month, BayTrust announced Ōpōtiki District Council’s (ODC) successful application for a grant of $50,000 to use towards the Ōpōtiki Harbour Transformation Project. More >>

Next steps for Ōpōtiki’s Harbour Project

Friday, 13 September 2013, 3:11 pm | Opotiki District Council

The recent decision by Bay of Plenty Regional Council to commit $18million to Ōpōtiki’s Harbour Redevelopment project reflects strong regional support for the project and the benefits it will bring to the wider Bay of Plenty. More >>

Inaugural meeting of Alcohol Liaison Group

Monday, 2 September 2013, 3:52 pm | Opotiki District Council

Inaugural meeting of Alcohol Liaison Group For immediate release: 2 September 2013 Kawerau, Opotiki and Whakatane District Councils along with Government agencies from across the Eastern Bay of Plenty met on Friday 30 August 2013, to share resources ... More >>

Congratulations from around the country for Opotiki’s $18m

Monday, 2 September 2013, 3:51 pm | Opotiki District Council

Congratulations from around the country are pouring in following the August announcement of Ōpōtiki District Council’s successful application for Regional Infrastructure Funding. More >>

Ōpōtiki Dunes Dash Has Something For Everyone

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 11:23 am | Opotiki District Council

Registrations are open for the 2013 Dunes Dash on 15 September 2013 and there is something for everyone at this year’s event. More >>

Ōpōtiki Harbour Development receives Infrastructure Funding

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 2:20 pm | Opotiki District Council

Exciting social and economic changes for the Ōpōtiki district and the Entire Eastern Bay of plenty are now significantly closer to a reality following Ōpōtiki District Council’s successful application for Regional Infrastructure Funding. More >>

Ōpōtiki District Council Nominations Received

Monday, 12 August 2013, 11:34 am | Opotiki District Council

With one week to go before nominations close, Ōpōtiki District Council has received three nominations for Councillors and one nomination for Mayor. Three nominations have been received for Ōpōtiki Ward Councillors. The three candidates are Barry ... More >>

Council and Whakatōhea working together for Harbour Project

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 2:33 pm | Opotiki District Council

Recent comments about Council involvement in the offshore sea farm have prompted Councillor Selby Fisher to take the opportunity to clarify Council policy on the Harbour Redevelopment. More >>

Ōpōtiki Children’s Mosaic Tiles Leading the Way

Friday, 28 June 2013, 12:39 pm | Opotiki District Council

The public are invited to attend the official opening of the Ōpōtiki Children’s Art House Mosaic Project in Ōpōtiki township next week. More >>

Earthquake-Prone Building Assessors Selected

Thursday, 21 February 2013, 3:22 pm | Opotiki District Council

Engineering Design Consultants (EDC) has been selected to carry out mandatory assessments for earthquake-prone buildings on behalf of a group of Opotiki building owners. More >>

Ōpōtiki Mayor backs Kaipara’s opposition to court closure

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 4:12 pm | Opotiki District Council

Ōpōtiki Mayor John Forbes has pledged his support for Kaipara groups uniting to oppose a decision that would see Dargaville District Court becoming a ‘hearings only’ court early next year. More >>

Aquaculture and harbour development benefits

Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 7:04 pm | Opotiki District Council

Increased employment, increased household income and reduced welfare dependency are all on the cards for Ōpōtiki district. More >>

Suite of systems selected for regional alerting

Monday, 9 May 2011, 12:00 pm | Opotiki District Council

A decision has been made by the region’s Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Joint Committee to adopt a suite of public alerting systems and to further investigate fixed siren systems for the region. More >>



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