Warning on set nets and crab pots

Please be vigilant this year when swimming – particularily at the north end, as unfortunately an illegally abandoned set net and crab pot were recently removed. These nets do pose a risk to swimmers, so if you do see one, please alert a lifeguard, or call Insight Security. You might be aware the Omaha Beach…

Footpath Proposal lodged!

Former President Peter Jackson, with support from current President Peter Hooper, presented to the Rodney local Board in March to push for the development of a footpath from the roundabout to the Community Centre. The footpath is a project that many members of the community have been asking for well over 10 years, and is…

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…

Omaha Surf Life Saving Club

Omaha Beach SLSC was first established in 1988 and we are located on Frazer Reserve, Omaha Beach, about 45 minutes north of Auckland. The club’s primary purpose is to prevent drowning and injury through lifeguard services and education. We are a dynamic, non-profit organisation comprised of highly trained volunteers and supporters who are passionate about water safety, the beach…

Omaha Beach Golf Club

This beautiful links course offers a challenge for professional and amateur golfers alike. Sitting on a sand base and flanked by ocean, estuary and forest, the course is kept in immaculate condition by Greenkeeper Corey Wilcox. And after the game you can enjoy good food and drinks on the balcony of the club house and…

Surfing

There are some great local spots in Omaha and surrounds. The bar is popular, and easy to spot other surfers when the surf is cranking, and Daniels Reef in Leigh is also popular. Tawharanui also offers plenty of good spots – just a short drive away, or if you are really fit, a decent paddle!…

Omaha Shorebirds

The sand spit reserve at the northern end of Omaha beach is home to a variety of shore birds and is an important nesting area for the endangered New Zealand dotterels and variable oyster catchers. Other birds that roost there at high tide waiting to feed on the rich mud flats of the Whangateau harbour…

Quarry Area (South Omaha)

Located near the Southern end, the Quarry can be accessed off Mangatawhiri Drive. Car parks are available. This project is now in its 4th year and we have seen some amazing progress. Over 3000 plants have been planted in the area, and will eventually form a native planting corridor running from the Taniko Forest all…