SET NET BAN SUCCESS!!

After a very long road, Omaha has secured a seasonal set net ban from Labour Weekend until Easter. The ban does not include crab fishing which is still of issue but apparently there will be closer monitoring of this by warrant officers in the area. The ban will be in place for a year and…

Stormwater work program

Auckland Council have agreed that Omaha has serious issues regarding stormwater that need to be addressed.  A suburb wide study will commence in December 2016 to help build a modern flooding model, data assessment and schematisation. Tonkin and Taylor is the selected contractor to undertake this work. Once this data has been gathered the team…

Puhoi to Warkworth Highway is all go!

As expected the long anticipated motorway extension from Puhoi to Warkworth has been approved with construction starting in December 2016. The expected finish date is October 2022. This is exciting news and shortens the existing Omaha commute by approximately 15 minutes. In addition, the Matakana link road was also recently approved which will open in…

Giant Jellyfish in Omaha

Many local residents have been spotting a number of huge jellyfish that have been in our region for the past week. One jellyfish spotted in the Estuary was described as being bigger than a washing machine, while a number of boaties spotted very large ones in the bay. They are said to be Lions Mane…