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Mountain to Sea Cross Country Bike Ride
Taranaki Anniversary - Sunday 11 March  2018

Approx 35 km - Family Fun Ride - Predominantly off-road, down hill

Race Option - Sponsored by Energy City Motors

Start: Top of Arawhata Road Opunake
Finish: Opunake Beach
Free shuttle to collect vehicles after ride
Free BBQ at Beach for competitors.
Good Spot Prizes

Briefing: 9.30 am at top of Arawhata Road

Entry fees up until March 2:
Adult $25.00. Under 15 Years $10.00
Family: $40.00
Late Entries up until 9.30 on day of ride
Adults $35.00 Under 15 years $10.00
Family: $60.00

Profits to the development of a cycle trail around Opunake

Facebook: Opunake Lions Club. Further Information:
Ian Armstrong email: IJArmstrong@ame.net.nz Phone: 067618052.
Nigel Robinson email: nigelrobin@gmail.com   Phone: 067617220

Opunake Christmas Parade 2017

Sunday 24 December 7pm. Tasman Street

Got a great idea for a Christmas Float? Download an entry form here.


  • Entries must be received by 18th December.
  • Entries received after that time will be placed at the end of the parade.
  • Please email your completed entry to info@coastalcare.co.nz
  • Or place it in the box provided at CoastalCare reception

Saturday 6 January 2018 - 10am start - Free admission

Ring Margaret Holmes on (06) 761 8923 or (027) 279 7317 for more info.

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Street Camera Update

The ODBA is working with Opunake CBD businesses to purchase a number of security camera. Watch this space for updates.

Egmont Community Arts Council Walkway Ideas

A surfboard fence something like this will be going beside the Club hotel down Havelock Street on the way to the beach.

If you have old surfboards please donate them to the Arts Council. Their Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/Egmont-Community-Arts-Council-302216123174628/ . Check it out to see all their wonderful ideas.

Please phone Rhonda (761 7466) or Margaret (761 8923) if you can help.

Growers and Makers Market

Paul Ubana Jones Plays Pihama Lavender

Friday 24 November 2017. 7-11pm.

Pihama Lavendar Farm

3510 South Road - 6km south of Opunake. See you there. For more information contact Liz Sinclair. Ph 06 2158169.

Everybody's Picture Theatre Renovations Complete

This unique heritage building has been restored to a high standard and will serve the community well. Check out their website for information, photos and screening times. www.everybodystheatre.co.nz or phone 027 383 7926.