Matakana Cinemas

One of the “7 wonders of the Rodney World”! This world class facility is a fantastic asset to the local community. If you are yet to experience the Matakana Cinema, head on into Matakana and give it a go. The Vintry wine bar is adjacent and you can grab a glass of a local wine…

Matakana Farmers Markets

Slip into that Saturday morning feeling at the Matakana Villlage Farmers’ Market – a true foodie’s heaven with a focus on fresh, sustainable and local artisan goods. From award-winning coffee, to mouth-watering brunch dishes, there’s plenty to sample and savour. Relax by the riverside to live local music, while the kids explore the rustic treehouse…

Running and Walking

Omaha has an enviable network of paths and tracks that all loop the suburb back to the beach. From exploring the estuary, or the inner suburb, the walking tracks also connect with the cycleway out of town to point wells, and for the really adventurous, all the way to Matakana (8km one way, including a…

Cycling

The road cycling can be limited, with some narrow roads, so while the rides are epic, they can be dangerous  – so please take care! Some great rides include the road to Tauwharanui, or the ride out to Leigh. For the really fit ones, try the ride over the hill from Leigh to Pakiri, or…

Omaha Ocean Swimming Club

The mighty “OOSC” convene most Sunday mornings at the Surf Club at 9am. Rain or shine these brave souls are usually there, and the swims range in difficulty for all levels. The swimming conditions are generally very good, and being a social club, the parties are supposedly very good too. The club has a solid…