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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 >>

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 >>



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