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Kaitake Farm Gets Growing

Published March 11, 2017

On the warm verdant slopes of the Kaitake Ranges a growing project is evolving. The sustainably managed plot of land is the brainchild of two ambitious young men – Toby Dixon and Ryan Gut. They have called their project Kaitake Farm – the name being significant because Kaitake means ‘source or abundance of food’ and this is what they hope to produce – an abundance of food for the community.

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The Three Mustangeers

Published March 12, 2016

Way back in 2014 possibly earlier three locals were dreaming of owning the soon to be released first ever factory made right hand drive Ford Mustang.

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Oakura Consultation

Published November 28, 2015

Oakura a growing community, discussion document. What do you think? Kaitake Community Board and Focus Group 2015.

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Markets and Mayhem

Published August 04, 2015

As many of you will know I recently travelled to Morocco for a Peta Mathias Culinary Experience and then onto France and Spain for a few weeks.

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Dance Delights from Oakura

Published July 21, 2015

The Val Deakin Dance Theatre will be presenting their very popular DANCE DELIGHTS programme at Jean Sandel Rest Home on Sunday, August 2 at 2 pm. On display will be works from the Dance Theatre’s extensive repertoire.

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