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Opotiki Big 3

The Opotiki Big 3 has been running since 1992 and has attracted keen bushman and bushladies. The aim of this event is to catch the heaviest Stag or Boar, Snapper and Pheasant with the longest tail.  All funds raised from all Big 3 competitions are donated to a local...

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Caution Weka!

  A road sign halfway along Pakihi Valley cautions drivers about Weka birds who are frequently seen in and around the Valley. We named Weka Wilds accommodation after this large, brown flightless bird that has a famously feisty and curious personality.  

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Motu Trails Cycleway

The Motu Trails Cycleway will be officially opened this month. The opening had to be rescheduled after large slips blocked the Waioeka Gorge Rd on March 3. Now that the road has re-opened, organisers have decided to proceed with the event on May 20th. The Motu Trails...

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