31 Mar 2021
New World Easter Egg Trail

New World Te Puke Easter Egg Trail 2021

Those who braved the weather and came to the New World Easter Egg Trail had a few treats this afternoon! Here is set one of the photos taken by Vector Group Charitable Trust. Here are the two albums https://www.facebook.com/media/set?vanity=EPICTePuke&set=a.2129150703894002 and https://www.facebook.com/media/set?vanity=EPICTePuke&set=a.2129168440558895 [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget]

19 Mar 2021
te puke community fun day

Te Puke – Love the Western Bay Community Fun Day

Come along and help us plan for the next 10 years, while enjoying some food and a movie under the stars thanks to Night Owl Cinema! Date Place Film 20 March at 4pm – 10pm Jubilee Park in Te Puke “Red Shoes and the seven dwarfs” 26 March at 4pm – 10pm Maramatanga Park in Te Puna “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” 27 March at 4pm – 10pm Waihi Beach Community Centre in Waihi “Storm Boy” There will be fun fair-style...

16 Dec 2019
Christmas in the Park Te Puke 2019

Video Highlights – Seeka Te Puke Christmas Float Parade 2019

Highlights from the day. Lovely to see community members and organisations come together with healthy collaboration across our district. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=k7BkEdXFNSg Videoography and editing by Vector Group Charitable Trust aka Totem FilmCameras: Panasonic GH5 and DJI Mavic Pro 2 Audio by Neoclassic: Christmas Dubstep https://audiojungle.net/item/christmas-dubstep/9573588 {Christmas dubstep remix of “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” with powerful loud bass drops and deep drums.}

05 Dec 2019

Housing Stress in Te Puke

This document has been produced by the Housing Working Group, a group formed out of the Te Puke CoLab. As the name suggests, the Co-Lab is a collaboration between various local agencies, working together to improve wellbeing in Te Puke. Co-Lab was established late in 2017 to better enable its members to work collectively to support the Te Puke community in four key areas: youth engagement and development; housing; community connection and cohesion; and, responding to local trends and opportunities....

10 Oct 2019
Te Puke Community Expo 2019

Te Puke COLAB Expo 2019

An event this weekend will give people the chance to nd out what groups, services and clubs are available to the Te Puke community The first Te Puke community expo was held in August last year. And while it wasn’t intended to be an annual event, organisers have decided it is time for another. The second Te Puke Community Expo is being organised by a working group of COLAB — a collaborative group formed in Te Puke bringing together a...

01 Oct 2019
Summer information 2019/20

WBOPDC Summer information 2019/20

Summer information 2019/20 On this Page Library and Service Centre opening hoursKerbside Rubbish and Recycling CollectionRecycling & Greenwaste Drop-off CentresFreedom CampingDog ControlAlcohol BansRecreational Water QualityFire Permits Here you'll find all the information you need to know about our services over the 2019/20 summer period! Library and Service Centre opening hours Barkes Corner Head Office Tuesday 24 December, 8am - 12pmWednesday 25 December, CLOSEDThursday 26 December, CLOSEDFriday 27 December, 8am-5pmMonday 30 December, 8am - 5pmTuesday 31 December, 8am-5pmWednesday 1 January, CLOSEDThursday...

23 May 2019
Maketu in pink for inclusive message

Maketu in pink for inclusive message

Maketu was out in force last Friday to mark Pink Shirt Day. A special event to mark the anti-bullying initiative was organised by Maketu Hauora and Maketu Primary School. Pink Shirt Day is about working together to stop bullying by celebrating diversity and promoting positive social relationships. It’s about creating a community where all people feel safe, valued and respected regardless of their age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability or cultural background. This event was part of the Youth...

15 May 2019
National Dance Battle

Te Puke Showdown – National Dance Battle

A shout to all those who competed in the Te Puke National Dance Battle, those who attended the event, the financial backers and the volunteers. Here is a short highlights video of the amazing day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ezTh1ZnHMg Thank you Creative Communities (Creative BOP), Te Puke Baptist Church, Sign Centre Ltd, Epic Te Puke, Maketu Rotary, WBOPDC, Social Link, Te Puke COLAB. Thank you Te Puke Diner, BOP Radiators, The Daily Café, DFP Apparel, Epic for the vouchers and giveaways. Thank you...

07 Jan 2019

Social Link

Our Story The Western Bay of Plenty has a proud social service heart. At its core, in the western Bay of Plenty approximately 240 organisations work daily to improve the wellbeing of individuals, families and our society. Many of our fellow New Zealanders struggle with isolation, poverty, mental illness, addiction, housing, food insecurity amongst other issues and each one of the good folks working in the social service sector are dedicated to the task of making life that much easier and...