Welcome to the Tipple gateway to the Ōpōtiki's Taku Hīkoi, developed in conjunction with the Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board and the Ōpōtiki District Council.

Through this web portal you can access information about various locations in and around Ōpōtiki in your web browser-however, there is no substitute for being there, and the best way to experience this information is by walking around the area in person with this information available on your mobile phone through the Tipple mobile app

What is Tipple?

Tipple is experimental research project at the Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato. In this project we are exploring the confluence of two forms of information source: a Tourist Information Provider (TIP) information system, and a spatially aware Digital Library (DL). We call the resulting hybrid, Tipple as 'TipDL' is a bit of a mouthful.

The net result is a mobile applications that let's you know about places of interest, when you are nearby ...