After having an unprecedented zero number of call-outs from December 20 to the end of 2020, the Ōtaki Volunteer Fire Brigade had a more normal total of 21 for January 21. Eight calls were for rubbish, grass and scrub fires, five for medical assistance, four for private fire alarms, three for motor vehicle accidents and one “good intent”.
Next OCB meeting
The next meeting of the Ōtaki Community Board is in the Gertrude Atmore Lounge (attached to the Memorial Hall) at 7pm on Tuesday, March 16. The public is always welcome and public speaking time is allowed.
Our crossword editor had a brain fade last issue, missing the all-important clues out of our crossword. To those readers who scoured the paper looking for the clues, and eventually rang us, our apologies. See 'Missing clues' on this website.