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Correct spelling of Ōpōtiki

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 1:45 pm | Opotiki District Council

At a recent meeting of the Ōpōtiki District Council [subs Tuesday 5 June], Council voted to start the process to correct the official spelling of the District name through Land Information New Zealand, ensuring the inclusion of the macrons in Ōpōtiki. More >>

Opotiki responds to Minister’s announcement

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 8:52 am | Opotiki District Council

People are coming out in support for Opotiki from across the country – iwi, industry, government and the wider community - following Friday’s announcement that the Harbour project would not receive Government support in its current form. More >>

Ōpōtiki: Rapid Number, Rapid Response

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 4:22 pm | Opotiki District Council

In order to ensure that emergency services can find an address in an emergency, Ōpōtiki District Council has decided to undertake a significant project ensuring that all addresses meet the New Zealand Standard Rural and Urban Addressing. More >>

Opotiki Harbour stacks up

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 1:55 pm | Opotiki District Council

In light of recent media coverage of a proposed new harbour entrance, Ōpōtiki District Council has clarified the numbers and reminded those outside the district of the big picture. More >>

Opotiki population on the way up

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 11:04 am | Opotiki District Council

A quiet paper titled ‘Opotiki District Population and Rateable Assessment Projections’ presented at the Opotiki District Council yesterday [subs. 7 November 2017] has significant implications for the long term revitalisation of the Opotiki district. More >>

Dog de-sexing success

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 10:29 am | Opotiki District Council

The government-funded dog neutering programme has been a big success in Ōpōtiki and Council is calling for final dogs to be de-sexed this month before the programme ends. More >>

Opotiki Harbour preferred tenderer announced

Monday, 29 May 2017, 1:26 pm | Opotiki District Council

At the Ōpōtiki District Council meeting on 23 May, Council selected a consortium of HEB Construction and Tonkin & Taylor as the Preferred Tenderer for Harbour construction. This process began in January 2016 culminating in the close of tenders ... More >>

Impressive opening for impressive art

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 4:27 pm | Opotiki District Council

Wellington laid out the red carpet last week for Ōpōtiki art and artists who are visiting as part of The Real Ōpōtiki exhibition in Bowen House this month. Ōpōtiki art has been travelling up and down the country as part of The Real Ōpōtiki - a ... More >>

The Real Ōpōtiki: Exhibition at Bowen House

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 12:48 pm | Opotiki District Council

Ōpōtiki art has been travelling up and down the country as part of The Real Ōpōtiki - a vibrant exhibition of well-recognised and emerging artists with strong connections to the Ōpōtiki district. More >>

Stunning art, stunning opening

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 2:16 pm | Opotiki District Council

Friday night marked the special opening of Ōpōtiki’s travelling art exhibition, The Real Ōpōtiki, at Goddard Arcade in Tauranga. There were crowds of people at the event, with several pieces of art sold during the evening. More >>

Opotiki art in Tauranga

Monday, 7 November 2016, 11:49 am | Opotiki District Council

Following the success of The Real Opotiki exhibition at Toi Tu Studio One in Auckland, Opotiki art will continue its tour of the country with an exhibition in Tauranga later this month. The Real Opotiki is a collection of art from new and emerging artists ... More >>

Council raises concerns with ‘bypassing local democracy’

Monday, 12 September 2016, 11:40 am | Opotiki District Council

At a recent Ōpōtiki District Council meeting, councillors agreed to send a submission on the Local Government Act Amendment Bill raising concerns that it may bypass local community democracy. More >>

Australian narrator Stig Wemyss will be on show in Ōpōtiki

Monday, 12 September 2016, 9:39 am | Opotiki District Council

The very distinctive voice and the contagious energy of Australian narrator, Stig Wemyss will be on show in Ōpōtiki later this month. Stig Wemyss is well-known for his wildly entertaining performances and his narration of children's books (particularly ... More >>

The Real Ōpōtiki returns home

Friday, 9 September 2016, 9:18 am | Opotiki District Council

With The Real Ōpōtiki exhibition now finished at Studio One Toi Tu in Auckland, artists and organisers have an opportunity to reflect on the successful show and thank the many people involved for their support. The Real Ōpōtiki was a vibrant ... More >>

‘Mind-blowing’ opening for The Real Opotiki

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 3:03 pm | Opotiki District Council

A huge crowd packed into Studio One Toi Tu at 1 Ponsonby Road last week with politicians, artists, art lovers, staff and CEOs from both Auckland and Opotiki councils and supporters of all kinds. More than 300 guests filled the space with many lined up in the stairwell ... More >>

One month countdown to Auckland Exhibition

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 2:17 pm | Opotiki District Council

This week marks one month until The Real Ōpōtiki exhibition hits Ponsonby Road in Auckland. More >>

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 >>



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