Articles Categorized: Opotiki

Recovery efforts supported

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OPOTIKI District Council’s planning, regulatory and customer services group manager Barbara Dempsey has joined the team established to manage the recovery from Cyclone Debbie. Ms…

Peria House to close

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DECLINING occupancy is forcing the closure of Opotiki’s Peria House. Peria House chairman John Palairet announced last Thursday that the rest home side of the…

Remote consultations for Anne

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WAIOTAHE resident Anne Looney was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2013. “It was dreadful,” she said. “I could hardly walk and I felt poisoned.” Mrs…

Kutarere Church to be restored

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THE less-loved of two religious twins will be rescued from the brink of neglect. Kutarere resident Trevor Ransfield said a decision to restore the Kutarere…

Mussels action needed now

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RESEARCHERS say that unless action is taken mussels will disappear completely from Ohiwa Harbour. A triple-whammy of starfish, silt and pollution has reduced mussel numbers…

Road safety meeting well attended

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A WELL-ATTENDED road safety meeting was held at the Waiotahe Settlers Hall on Wednesday afternoon. New Zealand Transport Agency Bay of Plenty highway manager Niclas…