Coronavirus: People rush to Supermarkets in Otaki since Alert Level 3 was announced

Coronavirus: People rush to Supermarkets in Otaki since Alert Level 3 was announced

Panic buying is driven by most media; if not that if people see others stocking up on more items than usual, others are going to want to do that too.

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No Coronavirus cases in Otaki after unofficial claims from the public

No Coronavirus cases in Otaki after unofficial claims from the public

“At this moment, 11:22 am on the 19th of March 2020, there are no suspected or confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Otaki,” said the Otaki Medical Centre team.

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Te Horo PP20 Bridge close to completion

Te Horo PP20 Bridge close to completion

The Te Horo PP20 Bridge will connect from the PP20 Expressway to the current State Highway 1 northbound of Te Horo. The Bridge alignment had some unfortunate faults. Here is how the placement of the Bridge beams took place.

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Police Operation Block Streets after Gunshots at Otaki Beach

Police Operation Block Streets after Gunshots at Otaki Beach

Police were called to the scene on Tuesday, 4th of Feb 2020 at around 12:30pm. Multiple residents in the neighborhood posted to social media & called police about hearing gunshots in the area. Police arrived within 10 minutes, blocked off most streets from the public as they took on the criminal to arrest.

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Car vs Pole on State Highway 1, Otaki

Car vs Pole on State Highway 1, Otaki

At around 5:30pm a black SUV had crashed into a Street Light outside i-Site Otaki Visitor Information Centre on SH1. The damage to the SUV in hopes are to be fully insured according to the car owner.

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Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake North-West of Paraparaumu, New Zealand

Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake North-West of Paraparaumu, New Zealand

On Sat Jan 25, 2020 at 11:45 PM a Magnitude Earthquake struck 45 km north-west of Paraparaumu, New Zealand. Over 25,000+ users at GeoNet reported feeling the Earthquake.

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Otaki Yard cancelled until further notice amid Coronavirus regulations

Otaki Yard cancelled until further notice amid Coronavirus regulations

The Otaki Yard market grounds were aiming to get around 100 stalls, from new businesses to current showcasing their goods and services for the public to enjoy. This incl. Fresh produce, cutlery, jewellery, artisan goods, plants, new types of cheese, and many other goods, but the one rule was that it had to be locally owned and run to be a stallholder.

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Seagulls Mysteriously dying at Hokio Beach

Seagulls Mysteriously dying at Hokio Beach

Witnessing the Seagulls here on the ground just… they’re not dead yet, but they’re dying. We don’t know what it is at this stage of what is causing it and there is no way it’s natural, it’s just not natural.” said Dave Richardson.

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Otaki Kite Festival Is a Popular Attraction for Many

Otaki Kite Festival Is a Popular Attraction for Many

Otaki’s yearly Kite Festival, on the Kapiti Coast, runs for two days; the event took from February 8th – 9th of 2020. Many stalls & small companies host foot carts/pop-ups…

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Dying Seagull Phenomenon: what we know so far

Dying Seagull Phenomenon: what we know so far

“The Seagulls were taken from Kuku beach in hopes to get a result back through post-mortem testing. Due to the demand from the public; they want to know answers…” said Beverley Dowling.

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