The area of Matata was devastated by a debris flow in 2005.
A Grey Power newsletter labelled a councillor's use of te reo Māori an "insult".
'We have been well behind for some years.'
"Nothing good happens after midnight."
Otakiri Springs company board wants Creswell NZ, owned by Nongfu, to grow the business.
All Awatarariki residents bar one have now "reluctantly" signed settlement agreements.
The immediate safety actions are expected to cost less than $10,000.
First it was roaming horses. Now Ōpōtiki has its own wandering emu.
Threat of violence from the public is the top concern of Kawerau District Council staff.
Iwi is returning to court to oppose plans for a petrol station.