Dome Valley Landfill – Feedback Please

Late last year we received this well-compiled letter from our friends at the Mahurangi East Residents and Ratepayers Association about the proposed landfill at Dome Valley – see MERRA WastebyRail letter to Omaha Community Group (1) We’ve acknowledged the letter (and the importance of the issues that they’ve raised) and we’d now appreciate your feedback…

Dog Owners – was this you?

Hi, resident or visiting dog owners – from one dog owner to another, please pick up after your dog. And, if you do pick up, don’t just drop the bag anywhere you feel like! And, lastly, if you like to let your dog off the lead, don’t let them out of sight to do their…

COVID-19: Are you self-isolating at Omaha?

Official COVID-19 NZ Govt Info – see https://covid19.govt.nz/latest-updates/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwmdzzBRC7ARIsANdqRRlpgbyKFHmbL0bh0zHprd0RcG7HmCOREGN7aoYo6KPKB_CTUvo1EtwaAtBBEALw_wcB Groceries: call Vinod at the Omaha Superette on 09 422 9475 as he may be able to help you with the supply and delivery of groceries (NB these may need to be prepaid). Pharmacy: we can confirm that the Matakana Pharmacy can deliver by courier and we understand…

Water Situation

We’re all aware of the difficulties for many in Omaha and around parts of Auckland with their water. OBC is keeping in touch with the situation through our friend Beth Houlbrooke on the Rodney Local Board who, along with Greg Sayers, our local Councillor, have done an excellent job in getting some meaningful response from…

Asbestos at Omaha – Update 3/12/19

A brief update today from John Cranfield, Operational Management & Maintenance Area Manager, Community Facilities in the Customer & Community Services Directorate at Auckland Council We expect the surface clearance up to the tennis courts to be completed late this week / early next. This means the fencing in front of all the residential properties…

Illegal Set-Nets

Please take a moment to read this important (slightly edited) report from our good friend, Chris Martin, who is the General Manager at Insite Security: Last night (Friday, Nov 29th), we kicked off our Patrols of Omaha Beach for this summer and while it was reasonably quiet overall we had 2 separate encounters with illegal…

No Dumping at Archies Park!

Many people at the northern end will know about the lovely little playground and amazing sand dune hill at Archies Park in Excelsior Way – a lot of children and grandchildren have played there! Unfortunately, however, there is a problem with some people dumping tree prunings, weeds, grass clippings, etc on the hill – it’s…