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Council Seeks Way Forward On Housing Squeeze

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 4:12 pm | Opotiki District Council

  Ōpōtiki District Council is looking for a way forward to ease the pressures caused by a lack of housing in the Ōpōtiki town, but agrees there are only a few options at its disposal. Council’s Planning and Regulatory Group Manager, Gerard ... More >>

Mould-maker Announced For Ōpōtiki Harbour Project

Friday, 11 September 2020, 2:55 pm | Opotiki District Council

An Ōpōtiki firm is playing a key role in the $100 million Ōpōtiki harbour project. C Hayes Engineering is making steel moulds for the special reinforced concrete anchors that will be part of rock sea walls at the harbour entrance. The contract calls for ... More >>

Tonnes Of Action On Ōpōtiki’s Harbour Development

Friday, 11 September 2020, 2:52 pm | Opotiki District Council

It has been a busy couple of months with plenty of action on the ground and even more on paper towards the build of Ōpōtiki’s Harbour. Some of the most obvious action has been along Snell’s Road where Ōpōtiki District Council’s work on ... More >>

New Opportunities As Opotiki Booms

Friday, 4 September 2020, 6:00 am | Opotiki District Council

Ōpōtiki’s local paper, the Ōpōtiki News, was bursting with job opportunities in recent weeks, many at the local Council as staffing needs increase to support a wide range of projects receiving funding support from the Government. Ōpōtiki ... More >>

“Turning Opotiki Around” With Funding For New Community Facilities

Friday, 31 July 2020, 12:34 pm | Opotiki District Council

Today, Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters, was in Ōpōtiki to announce funding for a wide range of projects which will see locals employed in the development and upgrade of community facilities. In April this year, central government called for ... More >>

New Jobs And New Footpaths For Ōpōtiki District

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 12:02 pm | Opotiki District Council

  Boots are on the ground and work is already underway to build new footpaths across the Ōpōtiki district bringing new employment and work opportunities for locals. Earlier this month, the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) committed $60m for job-creation ... More >>

Safe Housing For RSE Workers A Priority

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 2:33 pm | Opotiki District Council

Ōpōtiki District Council will be working with accommodation providers over the coming months to ensure that seasonal workers and those in temporary accommodation are housed in safe and compliant buildings throughout the district. Council’s Planning ... More >>

Opotiki District Council - New Paths For Opotiki's Feet, Wheels And Even Hooves!

Monday, 15 June 2020, 11:07 am | Opotiki District Council

Central government’s funding of $60m for job-creation projects in provincial areas includes almost $4.5m for new footpaths, cycleway extensions and even funding to improve horse trails in the Ōpōtiki District. During March, central government ... More >>

Construction To Begin On Ōpōtiki Harbour

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 2:40 pm | Opotiki District Council

Tucked into the public notice section of Eastern Bay newspapers is a small notice letting locals know that work would begin on construction of Ōpōtiki Harbour in the coming weeks. Ōpōtiki Mayor, Lyn Riesterer said that the construction of a ... More >>

Community Safety Zones Initiated By Te Whānau A Apanui Will Be Lifted From Wednesday, 13 May

Monday, 11 May 2020, 6:51 pm | Opotiki District Council

Joint media release from Opotiki District Council, Te Whanau a Apanui, New Zealand Police On Wednesday 13 May, the community safety zones initiated by Te Whānau a Apanui will be lifted with a karakia at 7am at Pōtikirua and at midday at Hāwai. ... More >>

Limits On Movements Into And Out Of Tribal Lands Begin Today

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 11:33 am | Opotiki District Council

  At midday today [subs 25 March 2020], limitations will be placed on people moving into and out of the Te Whānau a Apanui rohe on the east coast of the North Island as a community safe zone is set up to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Ōpōtiki ... More >>

Digital Hub A ‘boon’ For Opotiki

Friday, 13 March 2020, 5:27 pm | Opotiki District Council

  Today’s announcement [subs 13 March 2020] from Regional Economic Development Minister, Shane Jones, means that the Ōpōtiki district will have a digital hub – a place that will allow existing businesses and new entrepreneurs, community ... More >>

Ōpōtiki To Celebrate With A Street Party

Monday, 9 March 2020, 1:28 pm | Opotiki District Council

  Ōpōtiki Mayor, Lyn Riesterer, said that the government’s announcement that it would be funding the build of Ōpōtiki’s new harbour entrance, was the best reason to “close the road and celebrate this milestone together as a community”. ... More >>

Opotiki Harbour funding – community will grab opportunity

Friday, 28 February 2020, 9:19 am | Opotiki District Council

Ōpōtiki Mayor, Lyn Riesterer said she was thrilled with today’s announcement of funding for the build of Ōpōtiki’s Harbour and that the community would be keen to celebrate this historic milestone. Regional Economic Development Minister, ... More >>

Grant funding confirmed for Te Tahuhu o Te Rangi

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 8:11 am | Opotiki District Council

Ōpōtiki District Council’s Deputy Mayor is thrilled with the news in recent weeks that grant funding has been confirmed from BayTrust’s Community Amenities Fund and Lotteries Communities Facilities Fund to support the build of Te Tahuhu o Te ... More >>

Ōpōtiki declares climate emergency

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 5:47 pm | Opotiki District Council

Today [subs 5 September 2019] Ōpōtiki District Council added its voice to almost one thousand jurisdictions around the world and declared a climate change emergency. More >>

Bridge cleaning at last

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 1:58 pm | Opotiki District Council

Ōpōtiki District Council was pleased to hear the New Zealand Transport Agency’s announcement that the Waioeka Bridge was to be cleaned in the coming months after almost three years of raising the matter on behalf of the community. More >>

Hunting dogs, kiwi and Council team up

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 5:01 pm | Opotiki District Council

Earlier this year [subs April 2019], Ōpōtiki District Council passed a resolution to allow hunting dogs that had undertaken avian aversion training to be classified as working dogs for registration purposes. Ōpōtiki District Council’s Planning ... More >>

Hunting dogs, kiwi and Council team up

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 4:53 pm | Opotiki District Council

Earlier this year, Ōpōtiki District Council passed a resolution to allow hunting dogs that had undertaken avian aversion training to be classified as working dogs for registration purposes. More >>

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 >>