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WHANGAREI LEADER, NOVEMBER 2, 2010
This is a free listing of upcoming events in Whangarei.
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2: Melbourne Cup Day @ The Northland Club. 8
Porowini Ave. Proceeds to Project Promise. 438-4270.
2-5: Synergy. Whau Valley Whaiora Support Trust
emerging artists. Porcine Gallery, 42 Walton St.
2-5: WISKIS. Old Library, Rust Ave.
2-6: Gandhi, King, Ikeda - A Legacy of Building Peace
Exhibition Together with the Parihaka Story, Old Library,
Rust Ave. 10am-4pm. 027-553-9360.
2-7: Bohemians of the Brush: Pumpkin Cottage
Impressionists. Whangarei Art Museum, Water St.
2-7: Change Course Exhibition - new work by Jeanine
Oxenius, Anna Scott Davidson and Rose Hill. Reyburn House
Gallery, Town Basin
2-9: `Skeletons in the Closet - exhibition to celebrate
the Mexican tradition of The Day of the Dead. Tuatara, 29
Bank St. 430-0121.
2-14: Parua Bay Gallery 6th Annual Exhibition. 143 Te
Rongo Rd. 436-5985.
2-28: `Butterfies Returning Kiwi North, Heritage Park,
SH 14, Maunu, 438-9630.
3: Charity screening The Visitor by Star of the North
1647 Masonic Lodge. 6.30pm Forum North. $15. Proceeds
to Project Promise.
4: Victim Support Information Evening. 6-8pm
Whangarei Police Station. 0800 86 58 68.
5: The Gypsy Pickers. Poroti Tavern. Free entry.
5: Donna Dean, New Zealands Grammy-nominated
country singer/songwriter, Salut.
5-6: Marsden Bay Garden Club Spring Show. Fri
12noon-4pm, Sat 9am-3pm. $2, children Free. 432-7558.
5-7: Northland District Rose Show. 10am-5pm. Forum
North, Rust Ave. Gold Coin entry.
6: Carters Kids Gone Fishin. 9-11am, Port Nikau. Free.
6: Parua Bay School Community Show Day, 9am-
2pm, enjoy a good old-fashioned fun family day with lamb
and calf judging, stalls, entertainment and cafe. Whangarei
6: Rising Starz Performing Arts Trust presents Ye-
Ha. Forum North 12pm and 4pm. $5. 438-6997.
6: Onerahi Markets. 8am-12noon. Onerahi Hall, Church
6: Shona Laing. Revas Town Basin.
6: Song Writing Workshop with singer-songwriter
Donna Dean. Maori Trust Offce Rooms 1-3pm. $5. 435-
6: Whangarei Growers Market. Water St Carpark, Water
Street. 6.30-10.30am. 435-3161.
6: NKA Kids Expo. 9am-3pm, ASB Stadium. $2, children
6: Mini Concert from Northland Registered Music
teachers. 1.30, 2.30 & 4pm. Students play piano, strings
& vocal items. 2.30pm Scholarship Classes. Forum North.
Entry by donation. 438-1089.
7: John Street Sunday Markets. Cnr John & Robert
Streets. 9am-1pm. 021-208-5201.
7: Tikipunga Tavern Carpark Market. Wanaka St. 7am-
12pm. Stalls $5. 433-7116.
7: Waipu Walkathon, fundraiser for Waipu Coronation
Hall. Register at hall 12noon $5 or $10 per family. Spot
prizes, BBQ sausages, free tea, coffee, juice or water.
7: Orienteering. Glenbervie forest entrance Mains Rd.
Registration 10-10:30am. 021-412041 or 436-1957.
7: Whangarei Music Society concert. Kawiti Waetford,
Luke Bird, Sophie Sparrow, Emma Couper, Brioso and the
Martin sisters, Juan Kim. Old Library, Rust Ave, 2pm. Tickets
$30 from Old Library.
9: Prevention of Elder Abuse & Child Protection flms
launch. Jigsaw north/ Age Concern. 11am at Manaia Health
PHO, 28-30 Rust Ave. 437-0185.
10: Old Boys Golf Day Whangarei Golf Club. 18 hole
11,14: Opera North - War Years. Commemorating
Armistice Day. Forum North. 7.30 Nov 11. Matinee Nov 14.
Ticketek. $25, $20 seniors, $11 youth.
12: Jimeoin - Something... smells funny. 7.30pm.
Forum North. Ticketek from $34.60.
12: Mangakahia Sports Complex Country Meal, Poroti,
8km from Maungatapere. Meals from $6 children, adults
$12-$15. Proceeds shared with Mangakahia Lions Club.
12: Maisey Rika. Tikipunga Tavern. $20.
12-27: Showtime! Octagon Theatre, 13 Aubrey St. Show
$20, Dinner & Show, $36. 438-8135.
13: We Got Jazz presented by Consortium Chamber Choir,
Whangarei Golf Club, 7.30pm. $25 from Musicor. Proceeds
to Project Promise. 438-4342.
13: Maungatapere School Garden Ramble, 9.30am-
4pm, tickets $10 available from Maungatapere School,
Maungatapere Service Station, Offce Cafe, Sciadopitys
13: Hikurangi Country Market. Main street in the
village. 9am-12noon. Free stalls. 433-8537.
13: Royal Forest & Bird Northern Branch Rambles -
Pukenui (steep) 438-5875.
13: Star Watching. Northland Astronomical Society
public viewing night, Heritage Park, SH14, Maunu, at dusk.
Weather permitting $10, student $5. 437-1819 or 435-
13: Tempist Fujit. Waipu Hotel. 8.30pm.
13: Spring Mind Body Spirt Expo. Forum North. 10am-
13, 20: Scarf Making / Nuno Felting Class with felt
artist Annelies Leeuwenburg. Creative Kiwi Arts & Crafts 27
Reyburn St. 438-9899.
14: Wicked Live Day - Kiwi North. SH14, Maunu. Wizard
of Oz theme.
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Friday Buffet only $20pp 6.00-8.00pm
Rust Ave, Whangarei (Courtesy Coach) • PH 438 3792
Fri 12th Nov -- Eddie Hemara
Fri 19th Nov -- Black Diamonds
Sat 20th Nov -- The Ultimate Comedy Show --
Guy Cater, Master Hypnotist
Friday 5th November
Whangarei & Districts RFU
The Whangarei Seven a side Mens Rugby Tournament
Saturday 20th November
At the Hora Hora Rugby Club grounds at Te Mai Road
• Limited to 16 teams
• Prize Money
• Closing date for entries Wed 10th Nov • $100 per team
Everyone invited to a day of exciting sevens rugby.
Watch Northlands exciting talent play for a place in the Provincial side.
Northland sevens selector will be in attendance.
Kids get hooked on fishing
Quality time: Grandparents Ron and Billie Worth fishing with grandsons Noah and
Hunter Reid during last year's Carters Kids Gone Fishin'.
Fishing is fun -- and
Carters want children to
The building supplies
chain store is again hold-
ing its kids' fishing pro-
gramme in Whangarei
on November 6 at Port
Nikau on lower Port Rd.
The nationwide Cart-
ers Kids Gone Fishin'
initiative introduces kids
to the fun of fishing in
association with Blue
Light run by police youth
It is targeted towards
kids from disadvantaged
backgrounds, as well as
children and their famil-
ies from the wider com-
The idea is to reward
good behaviour and
encourage children to
stay on the straight and
Graeme Sinclair, host
of the Carters Gone
Fishin' TV programme,
takes the kids fishing for
a day, while Carters
promotes the event,
provides funding and
prizes, and organises
food, entertainment and
Carters employees also
volunteer their time to
provide the one adult
that has to be present for
every 10 children.
The event on Saturday
is from 9am to 11am fol-
lowed by a prizegiving.
Entry is free and the
first 500 kids who enter
will receive a handline.
Bait is supplied.
Carters Kids Gone
Fishin' offers kids and
families quality time
together in the great out-
It's also educational as
children learn about size
and catch limits, and are
encouraged to throw the
little ones back.
Other businesses and
community groups also
Register at Carters on
Call Whangarei Blue
light co-ordinator Marnie
Worth on 430-4617 for
New Zealand Blue
Light is a registered
charity and community
youth programme and
policing initiative that
runs programmes and
activities for youth
throughout New Zealand
without drugs, alcohol
Ex-pats: Reva and Doug Meredith.
An iconic waterfront res-
taurant is celebrating
the American tradition of
Reva and Doug Meredith
will celebrate with a
special dinner on Novem-
ber 25 at their res-
taurant Reva's on the
Waterfront at the Town
I've been here since
the eary 70s and con-
sider myself a Kiwi more
than an American,'' Reva
But lately I've been
meeting more and more
Americans in Whanga-
rei. I thought it would be
a nice idea to get
together for an all-
feast, one that both my
Kiwi and American
friends can enjoy.''
Thanksgiving is a
North American holiday
to give thanks at the con-
clusion of the harvest
season. It is celebrated
on the fourth Thursday
of November in the
United States and on the
second Monday of Octo-
ber in Canada.
giving meals are family
events where special
foods are served.
Turkey is the main
feature. Stuffing, mash-
ed potatoes with gravy,
sweet potatoes, cran-
berry sauce, corn, yams
and pumpkin pie are also
part of the traditional
This is the fourth
feast in its 34-year his-
Call Reva on 438-8969
for more information.
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