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WHANGAREI LEADER, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
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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. next 16 Dec:
19: Robin Wilson - Violin, Kemp English - Piano -
Whangarei Music Society. Old Library, Rust Ave. 7.30pm.
$30, $5 student. 434-4406.
19-Dec 11: Disco Inferno - Whangarei Theatre Company.
20: Monster Garage Sale fundraising for Te Ora Hou child
care worker training, 7am-10am, The Pulse, Raumanga.
20: Morrison Hall Markets. 8am-1pm. R.S.A. Gardens,
Rust Ave. Fine weather only. 433-2775. (3rd Sat each
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: American ska exponent Chris Murray with Atsushi &
the Moisties, Ballroom.
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: Open Day Mill Rd Vet Clinic, 11am-3pm,
competitions, spot prizes, specials, sausage sizzle and Sparky
the kiwi, 116 Mill Rd, Kensington. 437-1101.
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. (3rd Sunday each month)
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.
23 - Dec 24: The Firebirds Northland Potters Group
exhibition, Porcine Gallery, Piggery bookstore, Walton St.
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
26: Fiddlor & Friends. Revas Town Basin.
26: Friday Night Markets @ 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.
26: Whangarei Rock `n Roll Club 1950s social, suitable
for all ages, BYO, 7pm-late, clubrooms William Fraser
26: Tempist Fujit. Poroti Tavern. 8.30pm. $10.
26: Sons of Zion. Tikipunga Tavern. $20.
27: Glenbervie Market. 9am-1pm Glenbervie Hall, 236
Ngunguru Rd. 437-6916.
27: Fashion Fiesta, by NorthTec design students and
Mairtown Kindergarten, 3pm, St Francis Xavier Parish Hall,
Tickets $5 each or $20 family, available from Mairtown
Kindergarten, 21 Princes Street, 437-2742.
28: Christmas Carols From Around The World.
Whangarei Choral Society. St Johns Church, Kamo Rd.
2.30pm. $20, $15 senior & $5 children. 435-5445.
28: Swing Dance Party with nautical theme. 7.30pm
Griffn Hall, 7 Grant St, Kamo. $5. Beginner lesson 8pm.
29: Juxtapose Fashion Show. Northtec Fashion
Department, proceeds to the SPCA. 7pm. Forum North.
Ticketek $20, children $10.
30: Breast Cancer Support Northland - An evening with
style! 7pm, Forum North. Ticketec $20. 432-2117.
31: Waipu Boutique Sunday Market and Cafe.
Coronation Hall 9am-1pm. 027-450-7377. Nov 28th then
second Sunday of the month: Dec 12 Jan 9 Feb 13 March 13
April 10 May 8.
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Friday Buffet only $20pp 6.00-8.00pm
Rust Ave, Whangarei (Courtesy Coach) • PH 438 3792
Friday 19th November
Saturday 20th November
Guy Cater, Master Hypnotist
"The Ultimate Comedy Show"
$5.00 Cover Charge -- 7pm Start
Courtesy Coach Available.
Members, their guests & affiliates welcome. Cour tesy van available.
Ph: (0 9) 435 1765 Meldrum St, Kamo
Check out our website www.kamoclub.co.nz
This week at
Friday 19th November
7.30-11.30pm. No cover charge.
Friday 26th November
Steve Tulloch Band
7.30-11.30pm. No cover charge.
Saturday 20th November
Main Lounge Closed for Private Member Function.
Meals available from the bar.
~NEW MENU OUT NOW~
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME! Only $50 to join!
Wednesday to Saturday 5.30-8.30pm
Sunday $15 Buffet 5-7.30pm
Members Discount Applies
Disco dance: Whangarei Theatre Company's colourful
musical Disco Inferno blazes on to the stage at the
Riverbank Theatre from this Friday. The Whangarei Leader
has three double passes to the opening night show to give
away. To enter, send your name and daytime contact
phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org with Disco
Inferno in the subject line. Entries close Wednesday
evening, November 17.
Join Disco Inferno
Film looks at Facebook's start
FILM REVIEW -- THE SOCIAL NETWORK
To be perfectly honest, I
wasn t really all that
bothered about going to
see The Social Network,
probably because I m not
a Facebook addict.
Yes admittedly I hop
catch up with someone
overseas who I can t con-
tact by any other means,
but I don t really put
much time or energy into
the chat site.
But there are millions
who do. Valued at $US25
billion, Facebook has
more than 500 million
members and has
changed the way people
Based on the book The
The Founding of Face-
book, A Tale of Sex,
Money, Genius and
Betrayal by Ben Mez-
rich, The Social Network
tells the story of the
Facebook founders -- the
Harvard twins who came
up with the idea, Cam-
eron and Tyler Wink-
levoss (Armie Hammer
and Josh Pence) and the
guys who made it hap-
pen, Mark Zuckerberg
(Jesse Eisenberg), Ed-
uardo Saverin (Andrew
Garfield) and Sean
Parker (Justin Timber-
Following the opening
sequence in which
Mark s girlfriend Erica
(Rooney Mara) breaks up
with him, his retaliation
on a blog site and devel-
opment of a bitchy Face-
mash website, his over-
night fame and his
request to develop an
exclusive website for
Harvard students look-
ing for dates, the docu-
drama switches to two
courtrooms and plenty of
flashbacks which try to
fill in the gaps in the dia-
As the movie pro-
gresses we discover that
the simultaneously run-
ning courtroom hearings
are between Mark and
the Winklevoss twins,
and Mark and Eduardo,
and are based on two
questions: Who really
invented Facebook? And
who can claim the intel-
lectual property of the
multi-billion dollar site?
Running for two hours
of viewing time, The
Social Network an inter-
esting, lightly humorous,
about a boring computer
geek with no social
He soon becomes the
world s youngest billion-
aire and, ironically, the
king of international
Aimed at a mature
audience, the movie
flicks from scene to scene
and is essentially about
While it is sprinkled
with light humour I
would certainly advise
viewers to drink a bottle
of concentration juice
before they enter the
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