Kiwi spotted in Omaha! :-)

Great news – a resident in Taumata Road has reported the recent sighting of a kiwi! Can we please ask everyone living near the southern end of Omaha to monitor their dogs and cats particularly carefully as it would be wonderful to think these wonderful birds may become re-established in our area.

Auckland Council – Omaha Stormwater Improvements – Project Update

Auckland Council has today released this very informative update on the ongoing stormwater improvements, especially around the northern end. After the significant work done in the past by OBC Committee members and other locals on stormwater issues, it’s heartening to see the Council’s Healthy Waters team still following through on this important area. Omaha Stormwater…

Planning Warkworth’s transport future – “Have your say!”

Hi, everyone – both our Rodney Councillor, Greg Sayers, and our Rodney Local Board representative, Beth Houlbrooke, are encouraging all of us to consider making a submission to the Council survey on “Planning Warkworth’s transport future” at https://haveyoursay-supportinggrowth.nz/planning-warkworths-transport-future Projects being investigated include the Sandspit Link Road, Western Collector, Wider Western Link, Southern Interchange and permanent…

Take care when swimming near the groyne!

Hi, everyone – an important word of warning from one of our local swimmers: “Because it is sheltered from the wind and waves, the beach area near the groyne is becoming very popular with swimmers. Last evening, at low tide around 4pm I entered the water (waist deep) at the groyne and swam south parallel…