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Find out below what's going on and what's coming up at Ōtaki Sports Club.

A blast from the past

Our clubrooms opened in 1977, after a huge fund-raising effort, with four tennis courts and three squash courts, as we still have today. Here’s what the place looked like in 1982, five years after opening:

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Happy 50th, Ōtaki football

50 years young!! In 1974, the Ōtaki Soccer Club was formed and in 2024, 50 years later, it is awesome to see Ōtaki football still going strong and looking promising for the future. Happy 50th, Ōtaki football! We are planning a celebration at the club to mark the anniversary, and will publicise details shortly. Did

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Tennis champs decided for 2024

The Ōtaki senior tennis club champs finals were held on Sunday (07/04/24) in perfect weather and with awesome tennis played all afternoon. A great write-up in Ōtaki Today here. Check out our winners here: https://otakisportsclub.co.nz/tennis-club-champs-honours-board/ Lots of action photos here from the day: https://www.facebook.com/otakisports/posts/888904603037847 The progress of the champs in the main draws is here:

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Tennis club champs 2024 draws

Here are the draws for the tennis club champs 2024. Good luck and happy hitting! All prelim matches first to 9 (or best of 3 sets, if agreed by players). Finals weekend is 6/7 April. All the doubles finals (inc Plate finals) on the Sunday. Singles finals day likely Saturday but tbc depending on singles

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Three times tennis title winners

Three-peat!! Ōtaki 1, the club’s most successful tennis team of the past few years, has just won the Wellington Mixed A Grade for the third time in a row. The team first came together for the 2022 spring pre-Christmas round, which it won undefeated; it then won the 2023 summer post-Christmas round; and this week

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Te reo Māori served up in tennis

Our tennis whānau had a big push in the summer of 2022/2023 getting te reo Māori normalised, and more widely used, in the sport and we hope to do the same again this coming summer season. Congrats to Heitia, Emma and Jota for their awesome story-telling in the latest Ōtaki Today to highlight what the

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