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WHANGAREI LEADER, MARCH 8, 2011
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8 Mar: Variety Bash 2011. Laurie Hall carpark. 4.30pm.
8-16 Mar: The Ghost in the Machine Exhibition. Old
Library Arts Centre, Rust Ave.
8-19: Stiff. Whangarei Theatre Company Riverbank Centre,
Reyburn House Lane.
8-20: Sun, Sea and Sandfies summer exhibition. Kiwi
North, Whangarei Museum and Heritage Park. 438-9630.
8-27: Ann Verdcourt Survey Exhibition - Te Manawa
Museums Trust and Sarjeant Gallery. Whangarei Art Museum,
Water St. 430-4240.
9: Comedy Tour - Ben Hurley, Steve Wrigley, Vaughan King.
Old Library Arts Centre, Rust Ave. 8pm.
10: Community First Aid for infants and children,
10.30am-12pm, Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St. 437-
10: Ladies movie night - ABBA. Waipu Clansman Motel, 30
Cove Rd. 6pm, 432-0424.
11: Tamariki Ora Whun Day, 10am-2.30pm, Tikipunga
Rugby Grounds, activities, mascots, healthy food, best kite
competition, bring a picnic lunch.
11: Mangakahia Sports Complex Country Meal.
Mangakahia Rd. Meals from $6 for children, adults $12-$15.
Proceeds shared with Mangakahia Area School 434-6497.
11: Gypsy Jazz with Jesse & Rogan & La Petite Manouche.
11: Chapter 2. Whangarei RSA 7-11pm. Free.
11-16: The Butler Presented by The Loons Circus Theatre
Company. Forum North. 7.30pm.
12: The Great Garage Sale and Family Fun Day,
bargains, fun games, Glenbervie School, 7.30am-12.30pm,
12: Easter Suburbs Jr Rugby Club Muster. 10.30am
Onerahi Sportsground Club Rooms, Alamein Ave, Onerahi.
Ages 5-15yrs. Gaylene 436-0178.
12: Royal Forest & Bird Northern Branch feld trips.
Busby Cove/ Home Point/ Smugglers Cove. 436-0730.
12: 15th Annual Opera in the Garden. 3pm, Kennaways
Operacado Orchard. 643 Ngunguru Rd (Helen Medlyn & Penny
Dodd supported by the Opera North soloists and chorus).
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.
12: Glenbervie Classic Swapmeet & Car Fair. 9am-2pm
Glenbervie Hall, 236 Ngunguru Rd. $3. 437-6916.
12: Bride of the Year. Forum North. 6.30pm. $35. Bream
Bay Kindy 432-8096.
12: Hikurangi Country Market. Main St 7am-12noon.
12: Hikurangi Historical Museum open day 9am-2pm,
cnr George & Alfred Sts, shared morning tea at fre brigade
rooms at 10.45am. 433-8866 or 433-8062.
12: Whangarei Growers Market. Water St Carpark, 6.30-
12: Whangarei Car Boot Sale. John St carpark 8am-12pm.
12: Public viewing - Northern Astronomical Society.
Whangarei Observatory, Heritage Park, Maunu. 027-316-
12-13: Hukerenui School 4 Wheel Drive Jamboree.
Hukerenui Rugby Club.433-9912 email@example.com.
13: Tikipunga Tavern Carpark Market. Wanaka St. 7am-
12pm. Stalls $5. 433-7116.
13: Rallysprint Northland Car Club. Ruarangi Rd
Mangapai. 10am, best viewing Graham Rd - Ruarangi Rd
intersection off Mangapai Caves Rd. 438-9962.
13: Waipu Boutique Sunday Market and Cafe.
Coronation Hall 9am-1pm. Quality locally handcrafted new
goods only. 027-450-7377.
13: Allens Kids Triathlon, 9am-3pm. allens.co.nz, Beach
Rd Onerahi. Open to ages 8-14.
13: Federated Farmers Farm Day 2011. Lynden Farm,
444 Kokopu Rd 10am-3pm.
15: Northland Country Garden Meeting 10.30am-
2.30pm. Otaika Valley Hall cnr Valley View & Loop Rds. 432-
16: Our Oceans in Focus, images by marine photographer
Dr Roger Grace, 7.30pm - 9pm, Oceans Resort Tutukaka, free
17: Lunchtime Concert. Art Zegelaar School of Piano, 192
Bank St. 12.30-1.15pm. free.
17: Our Oceans in Focus, images by marine photographer
Dr Roger Grace, 12pm-12.45, Old Library, free entry.
17-20: Twin Coast Cycle Challenge. Info @ www.
18: Hardcore Dance Group. Forum North. 7pm.
18: Old Boys Junior Club Rally. 5-6.30pm Old Boys
Clubrooms, Port Rd.
18, 19: Tower Tutus on Tour 2011. Fr 7.30pm, Sat
2.30pm & 7.30pm. Capitaine Bougainville Theatre. $45, jnr
$25.00 2-15 years. Sens $34.
18: Thelonious Punk Butter Factory Bar, Butter Factory
Lane 6-9pm, free entry.
18-Apr 1: Facebook Whare. A multimedia exhibition by
Tane Matiu & Trent Morgan. Old Library Arts Centre, Rust
Saturday 12th March
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
*Wednesday to Saturday
*March Madness Sunday Buffet
$10 (Members) $12 (Non-members)
*Members Discount Applies
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME! Only $50 to join!
Entertains all our "Fisho's"
Fun and games at
school family day
Great fun: Glenbervie School students Eila Koller, left,
and Oliver Murphy, both 10, have a laugh practising for
the three-legged race.
Good old-fashioned egg
and spoon races, three-
legged races and sand
saucer competitions are
making a comeback at
The school is running
great games for all ages
at its Great Garage Sale
and Family Fun Day on
The annual garage
sale is an important
fundraiser for the school,
last year raising $9000.
This year organisers
have decided to extend
the day with compe-
titions and entertain-
Fifteen percent of the
garage sale takings will
go to the Christchurch
quake appeal, while the
rest will go on books and
There will be a range
of events, including old-
fashioned races and cre-
ative decorating compe-
titions, one organiser
Penny Shiffner says.
As well as the garage
sale bargains, there will
be a cake stall, a scone-a-
thon, produce sales, cof-
fee and a chef serving
roast pork sandwiches.
feature guitarist Kyle
George, belly dancers
and performances by
pupils including singer
There will also be
great prizes with quick-
fire raffles, plus a major
raffle with first prize two
in Auckland and a family
pass to Kelly Tarlton s.
Some of the stalls will
be run by the students,
who are learning how to
run a profitable stall,
another organiser Jane
The kids stalls include
face painting, fortune
telling and a fishing
The Great Garage Sale
and Family Fun Day will
run from 7.30am to
12.30pm on March 12 at
Glenbervie School on
Ngunguru Rd. Off-road
parking will be available.
People with goods to
donate to the garage sale
can drop them off at the
school this week.
Rowley show a
tribute to Billy T
Tribute to Billy T:
Comedian Peter Rowley.
Leader has a copy
ME to give away. To
enter the draw
name, address, and
number (with Billy T
in the subject line)
by noon, March 16.
Comedian Peter Row-
ley is paying tribute to
the life of Billy T
James by touring New
Zealand with his
roadshow Billy T &
The show -- in
Whangarei on March
25 -- is a celebration of
a partnership which
touched the hearts
and minds of New Zea-
land, says Rowley,
who starred with Billy
T and Annie Whittle
in a series of sketches
during the height of
Billy s career in the
The show takes the
audience behind the
scenes -- using footage
from the 1985-86 Billy
T James Show -- pro-
viding a glimpse of
some of the ridiculous
stuff they got up to on
and off screen.
show that will tour
New Zealand and pro-
duce a DVD.
It details Rowley s
and performing with
the Billy T where they
created the iconic com-
edy which is now
regarded as Kiwiana
at its very best.
Rowley will be
performing at Forum
Go to www.whangarei
leader.co.nz to view
an interview with Peter
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