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WHANGAREI LEADER, JANUARY 11, 2011
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11-Jan 26: Mai Wahine. Recent paintings by Andrea
Hopkins. Tuatara Gallery, 29 Bank St.
11-15: Quarry Arts Centre Summer Do. Quarry Arts
Centre, 21 Selwyn Ave. 438-1215.
11-20: Summer series art exhibition by Jane Whiting.
Open daily or by appt. The Cowshed, 110 Nisbet Rd,
Maungatapere. 434-6734. 10% of sales donated to
Pike River families.
11-Mar 20: High Hats & Holidays Summer Exhibition,
Kiwi North Museum, Kiwi House Heritage Park, Maunu.
12: Whangarei Growers Market. Water St Carpark,
12: A night of fun, music, dancing and duck racing.
Waihoihoi Park, Waipu 5pm. BBQ sausages and chips.
Fundraiser for Waipu Coronation Hall.
14: Pecha Kucha # 7 - A Family Picnic. Quarry Arts
Centre, Selwyn Ave. 6-11.45pm.
14-17: Venerable Geshe Sonam Rinchen teaching
compassion @ Jam Tse Dhargyey Ling Buddhist Centre for
Love and Compassion, Parakiore Hill. 027-2355943.
15: Morrison Hall Markets. 8am-1pm. RSA Gardens, Rust
Ave. Fine weather only. 433-2775.
15: Whangarei Growers Market. Water St Carpark,
16: Tikipunga Tavern Carpark Market. Wan aka St.
7am-12pm. Stalls $5. 433-7116.
16: John Street Sunday Markets. Cnr John & Robert
Streets. 9am-1pm. 021-208-5201.
16: Ruakaka Community Market. Village Green, Marsden
Point Rd. 9am-1pm.
18-Mar 27: Ann Verdcourt Survey Exhibition - Te
Manawa Museums Trust and Sarjeant Gallery. Whangarei Art
Museum, Water St. 430-4240.
19: Interislander Summer Festival Ruakaka Races.
10am. $5. Ruakaka Racecourse, Peter Snell Drive,
20-23: Venerable Geshe Sonam Rinchen teaching
selfessness @ Jam Tse Dhargyey Ling Buddhist Centre for
Love and Compassion, Parakiore Hill. 027-2355943.
22: Glenbervie Market. 236 Ngunguru Rd. 9am-1pm.
437-6916. (4th Sat monthly)
22: Artisan Fair Summer Market. 7am-2pm Rose Gardens
Water St. Arts, crafts, collectibles, culture, community,
performance, music & food. 435-4113.
23: Kiwi North Live Day. Theme: Celebrating Summer
- in the period of the homestead, picnic, Devonshire teas,
23: Free Community Guided Snorkel Day, 10am-3pm,
Reotahi Beach, Whangarei Heads, includes free gear hire,
24-28: Arty Crafty Summer Art School. Quarry Arts
29: Classics at the Cove - variety concert. Tahamoana,
566 Cove Road, Waipu Cove. Tickets 09 361-1000.
29: Waipu Street Market. The Centre, Waipu. 9am-1pm.
29: Thundercat Racing - 2010/11 National: Endurance.
Waipu Cove 11am-3pm. Free.
30: Waipu Antiques and Collectibles. Waipu Coronation
5: Pacifc Curls. Old Library Arts Centre, Rust Ave. 7.30pm.
5: Waipu Sat Market. Coronation Hall 9-1pm.
6: More FM Winery Tour 2011 - Brooke Fraser-Opshop-
Midnight Youth. 5-10pm. Marina Reserve, Tutukaka. $65.
8, 10: Golden Summer Series of Hockey. Black Sticks
Men & Women vs Korea & Belgium. Rosvall ITM Hockey
Centre, Park Ave. 5.30pm, 7.30pm both days. $15, 5-17 $5.
12: Hikurangi Country Market. Main St 7am-12noon.
12, 13: Antique Fair. Northland Table Tennis Centre,
Western Hills Dr. 10am-5pm.
13: Waipu Boutique Sunday Market and Cafe.
Coronation Hall 9am-1pm. 027-4507377.
17: Lunchtime Concert. Art Zegelaar School of Piano,
192 Bank St. 12.30-1.15pm. free.
18: Operatunity Presents - The Best of Modern Musicals.
11am, Central Baptist Church, 202 Bank St. $28.
19: Vodafone Warriors vs Burleigh Bears. Northland
Events Centre. 4pm.
2: Party Girls. Forum North, 8-11.30pm.
5-6: Bo Herbert Memorial Race. Kowharewa Bay
Tutukaka. 9am. Free.
6: B is for Beethoven. Forum North 6-8.30pm. $25.
11: Chapter 2. Whangarei RSA 7-11pm. Free.
12: Free Community Guided Snorkel Day to celebrate
Seaweek, 10am-3pm, Reotahi Beach, Whangarei Heads,
includes free gear hire, www.emr.org.nz, 433-8205.
19: CollaboratioNZ 2011. McGregors Bay Whangarei
23: Michael Jackson HIStory Tour (tribute show). Forum
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
Saturday 15th January
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7 - 11pm.
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Wednesday to Friday
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Unique fusion: Paul Ubana Jones performs at Reva's on
the Waterfront on January 21.
Last year was a whirl-
wind year for Paul
Ubana Jones with the
release of his ninth CD --
Jones has taken a new
set of songs and instru-
mentals on a world tour.
He also managed to
incorporate a tour of
high schools in western
Australia giving work-
shops in songwriting and
composition into his busy
schedule of festivals and
theatres in Australia,
New Zealand and west-
Hailed by many for his
unique fusion of afro/
world music with electric
groove, Jones will bring
his exciting sounds to
Reva's on the Waterfront
on January 21.
I respond really well
to the diversity of being a
traveller and performer,''
The different en-
vironments and interac-
tion with such a diver-
sity of people gives me
constant inspiration. I do
like to visit Whangarei
on my summer tours,''
Jones says. It's such a
unique venue -- one of
the real gems on the New
Zealand touring circuit.''
Jones has lived in New
Zealand for over 20
years, touring exten-
sively as a singer
songwriter both here and
in Europe, Asia and
Born in London to a
Nigerian father and a
Yorkshire mother, he
has developed a unique
style since he began
making music in the
He is internationally
acclaimed and described
by the Dominion Post as
having soulful voice,
sprightly guitar agility
and enthusiasm. In any
other country he would
be a national insti-
Jones has recorded
seven albums of mostly
He has opened for the
likes of Bob Dylan,
Crowded House, Tuck
and Patti and Taj Mahal.
Black Sticks in town
The Rosvall ITM Hockey
Centre will host inter-
national hockey matches
The Black Sticks men
take on Belgium while
the women face South
On February 8, the
Black Sticks women will
play Korea at 5.30pm,
with the men tackling
Belgium at 7.30pm. The
fixtures are repeated at
the same times on
The games are part of
a series of international
matches against Korea,
Belgium and Japan in
Hamilton and Tauranga,
between February 5 and
Beethoven picnic at mission
Special concert: Art Zegelaar will perform an evening concert in Russell.
Whangarei-based pianist Art
Zegelaar performs some of Beeth-
oven's finest sonatas in a special
concert at Pompallier Mission, the
NZ Historic Places Trust property in
Russell on January 16.
The composer, teacher and per-
former will once again set up his
grand piano in the mission garden
for a summer evening concert
entitled Picnic with Beethoven.
The Netherlands-born musician
studied composition and perform-
ance at Liverpool University and
has an impressive recording history.
Tickets are available from
Pompallier Mission or the tourist
information centres in Russell and
Paihia. Call (09) 403-9015 for more
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