Omega is a Whakatane company that makes dog food. The last ten years has seen Omega selling raw and frozen opossum meat especially for dog tucker. Recently though Omega has been researching the shelf life of opossum meat. Consequently dried opossum meat been produced. Omega owner Robert Lass say they have made opossum meat into dried pellets. Although Omega is in Whakatane, the launch of the opossum pellets was in Auckland six weeks ago. Robert Lass said the opossum pellet food  for the dogs will be on sale in Whakatane stores soon. He advocates dogs are well nourished by opossum meat.

Kei Whakatane te umanga Omega e mahi oo ake ana hei whangai i nga kuri. No roto i nga tau tekau tawhito he mahinga kai kuri na Omega kia hokona nga miiti paihamu kia mata me te whakahukapapa. Hoi ano no tata nei kua whakaaro a Omega mo tetahi atu ahuatanga e toitu ana te miiti paihamu mo hia nei te roa. Ara te tirohanga kia whakamaroke i te miiti paihamu. Ki nga korero a Robert Lass o Omega kua huri ke ratau ki te whakakaurori i te miiti paihamu kia totoka hei miiti kao. Ahakoa kei Whakatane te umanga Omega ko tana whakarewatanga i te miiti kao i timata i Tamaki-makau-rau i nga wiki e ono ki muri. Kei te kii a Robert Lass he miiti pai te miiti paihamu ka hokohoko i nga whare hokohoko o Whakatane. Me te korero ka kaita te kuri i te oranga ka puta atu i te miiti paihamu.

 

Hakinakina – Sport

The Cricket World Cup will be hosted by Australia and Aotearoa next year 2015. There will be 23 games in Aotearoa with three games in each of the main centres in Auckland, Hamilton, Napier, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch and Dunedin. To celebrate the World Cricket Championship the World Cricket Cup will be on tour in Aotearoa, starting in Auckland on the 6 November.  Included in the tour the World Cricket Cup will travel to Tauranga on 12 November and to Rorotua on the 13th. During the journey there will be displays of world cricket history, cricket skills, giveaways as well as meet and greets with world famous cricket players.

Kei te tu te whakataetae Kirikiti o te ao ki roto o Ahitereiria me Aotearoa a te tau rua mano ngahuru ma rima. Ka rua tekau ma toru nga takaro ki roto o Aotearoa kia toru nga takaro kirikiti ki ia taone o Tamaki-makau-rau, Kirikiriroa, Ahuriri, Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara, Whakatu. Otautahi me Otepoti. Otira hei whakanui i te whakataetae Kirikiti o te ao ko te haerenga o te Ipu Kirikiti o Te Ao ki roto o Aotearoa ka timata i Tamaki-makau-rau hei te tuaono o tera marama o Whiringa-a-rangi. Tetahi o nga whakaritenga  ka kawe te Ipu Kirikiti o te Ao ki roto o Te Waiariki ki Tauranga hei te tekau ma rua o Whiringa-a-rangi me Rotorua aoake. Ma roto i nga haerenga ka tu etahi whakaaturanga e hangai ana ki te neheratanga o te Whakataetae Kirikiti o te ao, etahi pukenga kirikiti me nga taonga tuku iho ara hoki nga muimuitanga o etahi o nga kaitakaro kirikiti rongonui.

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