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WHANGAREI LEADER, NOVEMBER 9, 2010
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9-14: Parua Bay Gallery 6th Annual Exhibition.
143 Te Rongo Rd. Opens Sat 1pm. 436-5985.
9-28: `Butterfies Returning
Kiwi North, Heritage Park, SH 14, Maunu, 438-9630.
11, 14: Opera North - War Years.
Commemorating Armistice Day. Forum North. 7.30, Nov 11.
Matinee Nov 14. Ticketek. $25, $20 seniors, $11 youth.
11: YWCA Women of Distinction Luncheon Awards.
Tickets $55, 438-2926.
12: Tikipunga High School Trades Training Building
Academy two-bedroom house auction, 12.30pm,
Tikipunga High School.
12: Jimeoin - Something... smells funny.
7.30pm. Forum North.
12: Mangakahia Sports Complex Country Meal.
Poroti. From $6 children, adults $12-$15. Proceeds shared
with Mangakahia Lions Club. 434-6497.
12: Maisey Rika. Tikipunga Tavern. $20.
12: Kat Brown guitar and vocals. Butter Factory, 6-9pm.
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 Garden Centre. 434-6743.
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 435-0818..
13: Temptist Fujit. Waipu Hotel. 8.30pm.
13: Spring Mind Body Spirit Expo.
Forum North. 10am-5pm. $5.
13, 20: Scarf Making / Nuno Felting Class
with felt artist Annelies Leeuwenburg. Creative Kiwi Arts
& Crafts, 27 Reyburn St. 438-9899.
13: Whangarei Growers Market.
Water St Carpark, Water Street. 6.30-10.30am. 435-3161..
13-24: `Mixed Messages exhibition by NorthTec
Bachelor of Applied Arts students. Opening Nov 13,
3-6pm. Old Library Arts Centre, Rust Ave. 430-6432.
14: John Street Sunday Markets.
Cnr John & Robert Streets. 9am-1pm. 021-208-5201.
14: Tikipunga Tavern Carpark Market.
Wanaka St. 7am-12pm. Stalls $5. 433-7116.
14: Wicked Live Day - Kiwi North.
SH14, Maunu. Wizard of Oz theme.
14: Glenbervie School Fun Run / Walk.
10km, 5km or 2km Glenbervie Forest. 437-5812.
14: Bream Bay 5km & 10km Run / Walk.
Fundraiser for Waipu Primary School. 459-5628.
14: Whangarei Kart Club. Austin Rd, Maunu.
Racing starts 11am, spectators free. 021-438-578.
15-Jan 7: Credo and Quest a selective survey of Religion
and Spirituality in New Zealand Art, Curated by Scott Pothan.
Opening by Professor Paul Morris, Religious Studies, Victoria
university. The exhibition will be blessed by Ven. Geshe
Sangey Thinley, Jam Tse Dhargyey Ling Buddhist centre,
Whangarei Nov 15 5pm.
17: Little Red / Blue Riding Hood & the Hairy God
Mother. Forum North. Dinner and Show $59 plus fees.
17: Ruakaka Community Market. Recreational Centre,
Marsden Point Rd. 9am-1pm. 432- 8094.
18: Lunchtime Concert. 12.30-1:15pm,
Art Zegelaar School of Piano, 192 Bank St.
19: Robin Wilson - Violin, Kemp English - Piano.
Whangarei Music Society. Old Library, Rust Ave.
7.30pm. $30, $5 student. 434-4406.
19-11 Dec: Disco Inferno. Whangarei Theatre Company.
20: Morrison Hall Markets. 8am-1pm. R.S.A. Gardens,
Rust Ave. Fine weather only. 433-2775.
20: Step Out Dance Studio. Hip Hop and Modern Jazz
Dancing. 2pm & 7pm. Forum North, $16.50, $9.50 children.
20: A Dance Evening - The Mady Dancers.
St Johns Church Hall Kamo Rd, 8-11.30pm. $5. 437-6025.
20: Swing Dance Party. The Griffn Hall, Grant St, Kamo.
7.30-11.30pm. Beginners 8pm. $5. 435-6286.
20-21: The Whangarei Pairs. 72-hole open. Whangarei
Golf Club Tikipunga. Entries close Nov 17. 437-0775.
21: Art n Garden Ramble. Lions fundraiser for Project
Promise, 10am-3pm. 27 artists exhibiting in nine gardens.
$20 (includes Devonshire tea) from Palmers, Sciadopitys
Garden Centre or 433-1836, 434-7255.
21: Miniature Train Rides & Big Train Rides.
Kiwi North SH14, Maunu. 10am-3pm.
21: Dance North Variety Concert. 3pm. Forum North. $5.
21: Ruakaka Community Market. Village Green,
Marsden Point Rd. 9am-1pm.
23: Sathya Sai Baba Birthday Celebration.
7.30pm Masonic Hall, Maunu Rd. Light supper. All welcome.
Food collection toward Salvation Army food bank.
23-26: Plunket Shield Cricket. 10.30am daily. Cobham
Oval. Northern Knights vs Canterbury Wizards
(frst home game of season). Free entry. 438-2400.
25: 10 Year Celebration of the sinking of the HMNZS
Waikato off Tutukaka. Schnappa Rock,8.30pm.
25: Royal Forest & Bird Northern Branch.
End of year meal. 436-0555.
26: Fiddlelore & Friends. Revas Town Basin.
26: Friday Night Markets at the Old Library.
40 stalls & entertainment, 5.30-9.30pm. Gold coin entry.
26: Whangarei Hospital Medical Review fundraiser for
Project Promise. Forum North. $5. NOT suitable for children.
Members, their guests & affiliates welcome. Courtesy van available.
Ph: (0 9) 435 1765 Meldrum St, Kamo
Check out our website www.kamoclub.co.nz
This week at
Saturday 13th November
Sports Person of the Year
Dinner & Show
featuring DnD Showband
Tickets on Sale Now $20.00
Monday 15th November
Debbie Dorday & Jim Joll
"Razzle Dazzle Show"
Tickets on Sale $15.00. 1.30pm start.
$12.00 Buffet Lunch 12-1pm
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Mickey Mouse: Mixed
media artist Kallum
Best's work focuses on
society's view of death.
An infatuation with
cartoons and illus-
trations is one of the
made plain in an exhi-
bition opening on
Messages, the gradu-
ate exhibition is the
culmination of a year's
study and studio work
for six new artists
completing their Bach-
elor of Applied Arts
degree at NorthTec.
Best is a mixed media
artist born in Wha-
ngarei. He has had a
fascination with car-
toons and illustrating
In his artwork he
plays with the ideas of
ethics and morals,
focusing on society's
view of death.
He uses a mixture of
illustrations and mix-
ed media sculptures to
make work that is
unsettling yet humor-
phy tutor Ellie Smith
says the wide variety
of mediums on show
digital processes and
installation and paint-
The messages are
mixed -- with dead
and bedbugs -- so be
warned, this exhi-
bition may delight and
disgust you,'' she says.
Other artists are
Therese King, Tracey
Miller, Ronoel Vigil
and Karin de Wilde.
The exhibition runs
until November 24 in
the Old LIbrary Arts
Centre, Rust Ave.
There is an opening
preview November 13
from 3pm to 6pm.
Shelley Chappory --
a mixed media artist
interested in express-
ing domestic issues
with her art.
She is currently cre-
works based on the
bugs that share our
Therese King -- a
printmaker who has
completed a series of
from photographs of
her childhood spent at
Pouto. These depict
life in the 1950s as
children of an assist-
ant lighthouse keeper
posted in a remote
area on the coast of
Tracey Miller -- an
immigrant to New
Zealand after many
years of travel. Her
explore the relation-
ships of important
friends to her home
who have become in
essence her New Zea-
land family in the
form of portraiture.
Ronoel Vigil -- born
in San Salvador, El
Salvador in 1981 and
coming from an eclec-
tic family with a
and an Italian grand-
mother, Latin Amer-
brings together the
richness of each of
these cultures in his
Karin de Wilde -- a
ist, whose recent work
draws on digital media
from photography to
Originally from Hol-
land, Karin moved to
New Zealand in 2004
with her husband and
Reflecting on this
big step is the basis of
her current work.
Down the garden path
Big Bug: Maungatapere youngsters (clockwise from back
left) Jackson Hawkins, Reuben King, Jakob Harvey, Blake
Harvey (obscured), Zinzan Hawkins, Adam King and
Brooke Harvey discover a giant dragonfly in Peter
PHOTO: JO KING
Secret gardens and
magic sculptures are
awaiting discovery this
School Garden Ramble
will reveal all on Novem-
Nine gardens feature
in the self-drive ramble
and many are new to the
event, says one organiser
One attraction will be
the garden of sculptor
and furniture maker
His garden dates back
to 1903 and includes
pieces of his work like a
giant dragonfly and a
Another attraction will
be the school's new hall,
which will house a cafe
and craft stalls. There
will also be students
busking at the hall and
in some gardens.
The popular annual
event is a major
fundraiser for the rural
Funds this year will go
toward technology up-
grades in the classrooms
and heating for the
The garden ramble will
be held from 9.30am to
4pm, tickets $10
Station, Office Cafe
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