Troublesome Rubbish Bags!

We continue to have issues around the community with rubbish bags being left out early, being attacked by birds and a large mess resulting. This particular bag was hung on a post on the corner of Paeroa Cr and Tio Lane sometime before Wed,  22nd April but the collection is not until Tue 28th April!…

COVID-19 : Are you in need of help?

Need Help during the Lockdown? If you need assistance during the lockdown period, Omaha Beach Community suggests these options: If it is an emergency, please call 111 If you need assistance with food, advice, etc, please register with Mahurangi Caremongers at https://bit.ly/CareMongers (or search for Mahurangi Caremongers in Facebook) If you have a local Omaha…

Protecting Oystercatchers at the Northern End

An important reminder to all those using the northern end of our beach, especially dog owners! Our friends at the Omaha Shorebird Protection Trust highlight our shared responsibility to protect the oystercatchers that often roost in this area, specifically the beach north of Walkway 2 (between Rita Way and Ida Way) and south of the…

Dome Valley Landfill – Submissions

Beth Houlbrooke from the Rodney Local Board has kindly advised us that Waste Management’s Resource Consent application to construct and operate a new regional landfill facility in the Dome Valley has been publicly notified and is now open for submissions until 26 May. https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/have-your-say/have-your-say-notified-resource-consent/notified-resource-consent-applications-open-submissions/Pages/ResourceConsentApplication.aspx?itemId=393&applNum=BUN60339589

Council Advice about Dogs during Lockdown

Auckland Council’s Animal Management team has some very straightforward advice for dog owners (such as myself!) during the lockdown period: If you usually drive to the beach to walk your dog, you should change your plans.  You shouldn’t be driving unless you have a very good reason to do so. Importantly, the COVID-19 Alert Level…

Omaha Beach Superette is Open!

Confirming that our greatly valued superette at Omaha will be able to remain open during the lockdown but please note the protocol of “one-in one-out”. See https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12319626

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…