Candidates ask questions when the local paper was published with their advertisements missing. READ MORE
Ōtaki College perform a rousing haka that was specially written and choreographed for the college. READ MORE
People packed the Memorial Hall on a sunny Saturday for the eighth annual Ōtaki Community Expo. READ MORE
Ōtaki Community Board had its last meeting on September 3, with elections on the horizon. READ MORE
Tame Iti opens exhibition
A large crowd, attracted by artist and renowned Tuhoe activist Tame Iti, opened an exhibition of his work at Te Whare Toi o Hori. READ MORE.
Ōtaki Today one year old
This issue of Ōtaki Today marks one year since local company ID Media Ltd launched the newspaper.
The first issue was distributed in September 2018. Since then, Ōtaki Today has published hundreds of stories about the people of Ōtaki, their achievements, their struggles and their opinions. Editor Ian Carson says a strong contributor base and a focus on seeking out and reporting on local issues has resulted in positive reader reaction. “The paper is going from strength to strength,” he says. “We expect it to be part of Ōtaki life for many years to come.”
Mickey’s love songs make a connection for Buttercup
This story appeared in our February 2019 issue. It has generated a huge amount of interest, so here it is again for our website readers. READ MORE