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WHANGAREI LEADER, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
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This is a free listing of upcoming events in Whangarei.
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8, 10: Golden Summer Series of Hockey. Black Sticks Men &
Women vs Korea & Belgium. Rosvall ITM Hockey Centre, Park Ave.
Women 5.30pm, men 7.30pm both days. $15, 5-17 $5.
8-11: Photographic Exhibition by Dan McGraff - Eyes Wide
Open at the Old Library.
8-Mar 20: Sun, Sea and Sandfies summer exhibition. Kiwi
North, Whangarei Museum and Heritage Park. 438-9630.
8-Mar 27: Ann Verdcourt Survey Exhibition - Te Manawa
Museums Trust and Sarjeant Gallery. Whangarei Art Museum,
Water St. 430-4240.
9: Baby massage workshop, three to four-month-olds, 10.30-
11.30am, Plunket Family Centre, 33 King Street, Kensington.
Bookings essential 437-1907.
10: Orienteering path fnding event-1hr fun run/walk using
a map. Suitable for all ftness levels. Meet Mair Park. Registration
11-12: Air Vanuatu Nautigals Fishing Tournament.
Whangarei Deep Sea Anglers Club. 434-3818.
11: Tempist Fujit. Poroti Tavern, 8pm. $10 door. Courtesy
van (must book).
11: Mangakahia Sports Complex Country Meal, proceeds
shared with Poroti School. 434-6497.
11-16: The Butler by Loons Circus Theatre Company, circus
meets satire, Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Ticketek.
12: Hikurangi Country Market. Main St 7am-12noon. 433-
12: Whangarei Growers Market. Water St Carpark, 6.30-
12: John St Car Boot Sale, food and goods for sale John St
carpark 9am-12pm. 021-2085-201.
12: Royal Forest & Bird Northern Branch feld trips. Mt
Aubrey Whangarei Heads, challenging. 436-0555.
12: Public Viewing - Northern Astronomical Society.
Observatory Heritage Park, Maunu. Dusk weather permitting. $10,
children $5. Lucas 027-316-3020.
12, 13: Antique Fair. Northland Table Tennis Centre, Western
Hills Dr. 10am-5pm.
13: Whangarei Speedway. Lower Port Rd. ATV Trophy Dash, 2nd
round Stockcar & Ministock Tri Series. www.whangareispeedway.
13: Tikipunga Tavern Carpark Market. Wanaka St. 7am-12pm.
Stalls $5. 433-7116.
13: John Street Sunday Markets. Cnr John & Robert Streets.
13: Waipu Boutique Sunday Market and Cafe. Coronation Hall
13: Circus Workshop with Loons Circus Theatre Company,
7-16 year olds, 10.30am, Forum North.
13: The Butlers Party, child-friendly version of The Butler by
Loons Circus Theatre Company, 2pm Capitaine Bougainville
Theatre, tickets Ticketek.
16: Whangarei Go By Bike Day Breakfast. 6.45-9am Whangarei
Central Library. Free. 437-9600.
17: Sweetpea Productions variety beneft concert, Capitaine
Bougainville Theatre, 7.30pm. $18 Ticketek.
17: Lunchtime Concert. Art Zegelaar School of Piano, 192 Bank
St. 12.30-1.15pm. free.
17: Orienteering path fnding event-1hr fun run/walk using
a map. Suitable for all ftness levels. Meet Laurie Hall Park near
Farmers at 5.30pm, 6pm Start. $6/map, 021-412-041.
17: Free Swing Dance Lesson. Kamo High School, 7-8.30pm.
17-20: Plunket Shield. Northern Knights vs Central Stags Plunket
Shield Cricket. From 10.30am. Cobham Oval, Okara Dr. Free. 438-
18: Operatunity Presents - The Best of Modern Musicals.
11am, Central Baptist Church, 202 Bank St. $28.
18-March 5: The Book Club solo play performed by Carolyn
Freebairn, written by Roger Hall, Octagon Theatre. 438-8135.
18: Pecha Kucha #8. 7.30pm. Rock wall Quarry Arts Centre,
Selwyn Ave. $5, under 15s/ seniors koha.
19: Artisans Fair Endless Summer Markets. 7am-2pm Rose
Gardens, Cafer Park. Arts, crafts, collectables, culture, community,
crafts for kids & performance. Bring a picnic and enjoy the live
19: Morrison Hall Markets. 8am-1pm. R.S.A. Gardens, Rust Ave.
Fine weather only. 433-2775.
19: John St Car Boot Sale, food and goods for sale John St car
park 9am-12pm, sellers $15 site from 7.30am. 021-2085-201.
19: Dress for Success Northland PWG Kids Big Day Out -
free, fun, interactive workshops for children 7-11, Hurupaki School,
11am - 3.30pm register 435-2953.
19: Vodafone Warriors vs Burleigh Bears. Northland Events
Centre, Okara Dr. 430-4833.
19-20: Exhibition: 150 years of history, Glenbervie and
surrounding districts, 10am-4pm Sat, 10am-3pm Sun, Glenbervie
Hall, Ngunguru Rd. 437-6916, 437-5718.
19-20: Screen-acting Workshop with Miranda Harcourt.
9.30am-4.30pm Old Library Community Arts Centre, Rust Ave. Sat
teens, 20 adults. $50. 430-0710.
20: Whangarei Mayoral Cycle Challenge. 9.30am (registration
from 8.30am), Pohe Island. Free. www.sportnorthland.co.nz.
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
Entertainment All Week
Bar Snacks, BBQ Snacks
& Buffet Evening Meals
available all week
Commencing at 7pm
Michael & Ashley(2am)
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME! Only $30 to join!
Friday 11th March Introduction to Cheese Making
demonstration from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
@ $55pp inclusive of GST
General introduction to cheese making and a
demonstration of making Mozzarella in a
quick and easy style.
Saturday 12th March
One Day Cheese Making Course
from 10am to 3pm @ $175pp inclusive of GST
Includes demonstration of Cheddar, Feta, Mascarpone
and Ricotta with tasters for lunch.
By the end of the day, participants will be able
to go home and make their own cheeses.
To book please contact Julia Clancy :-
Venue---to be confirmed (central Whangarei)
sports programme is
being offered for young-
sters at The Pulse.
The Upward Bound
Sports programme in-
cludes basketball for
boys aged 12 to 13 and
softball for girls aged
nine to 13.
It is being run by
Calvary Chapel and Te
The focus will be on
The eight-week pro-
gramme will be held on
Mondays from 4pm to
5.30pm at The Pulse in
Raumanga Valley Rd.
player assessments will
be held on Monday,
February 14, from 4pm.
Entry is limited to 15
boys in basketball and 25
girls in softball.
Registration is $10
and uniforms will be pro-
vided for seasonal use.
Rewards will also be
Call Miguel Abascal on
021-0279-0111 for more
Solo play raises a laugh
Interesting story: Carolyn Freebairn brings the story and
characters to life in Octagon Theatre's The Book Club.
A poignant and light-
hearted comedy will be
brought to life with a
solo performance at the
Carolyn Freebairn will
perform The Book Club
from February 18 to
The play was written
by New Zealand s lead-
ing playwright Roger
It follows the story of a
lawyer s wife who joins a
book club full of odd
characters plus a young,
Director Bill Finn says
the play is wonderfully
insightful and that many
people will be able to
relate to the situations
and characters woven
into the story.
He credits Carolyn for
her solo act and says
very few actors would
attempt this perform-
Carolyn is on the
stage alone for over an
hour and a half, with
only her personality
keeping the audience
happily enthralled as
each situation and com-
plication arises, he says.
Carolyn says The Book
Club has been one of the
highlights of her acting
career since joining the
Society in 1975.
Carolyn has come a
long way from her first
acting role for the
Society -- she played an
applicant in the Chalk
Garden in 1977.
It was a walk-on, say
a couple of lines and
walk-off part. I filled in
the rest of my time doing
props, she says.
The Book Club will be
held at the Octagon
Theatre in Aubrey St
with evening shows on
February 18, 19, 24, 25,
will be held on February
20 and 27.
Tickets are $20 for the
show only, $36 for a
three-course dinner and
complimentary drink in
the evenings or $26 for
the matinee two-course
Phone Whangarei Suit
Hire on 438-8135 for
tickets or more
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