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WHANGAREI LEADER, MARCH 29, 2011
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29-Apr 1: Facebook Whare. A multimedia exhibition by
Tane Matiu & Trent Morgan. Old Library Arts Centre, Rust Ave.
29-Apr 20: A Te Wa - A collaborative exhibition by Davina
Duke and Julie Cromwell. Tuatara, 29 Bank St. 430-0121.
30: Blyde Lasses - Shetlands songs and tunes.
McLeod Bay Hall 7pm. $10 and bring a plate. 434-0819.
30: Working with interpreters, Settlement Support
5.30-7.30pm ASB Lounge, Kensington Stadium. 470-3056
1: About Time Jazz Trio, Butter Factory Wine Bar ,
8 Butter Factory Lane. 6-9pm.
1: Meet the Blues. 4.30-6.00pm. Cameron St Mall.
1-30: April Fools Day exhibition.
Hangar Frames and Gallery, 402 Kamo Rd.
2: Blues v Cheetahs. 5.30-7.30pm. Toll Stadium, Okara Dr.
2: Onerahi Market, 8am-12pm. Stalls available. 437-7770.
2: Waipu Sat Market. Coronation Hall 9-1pm. 0274586144.
2: Whangarei Growers Market.
Water St Carpark, 6.30-10.30am. 435-3161.
2: Whangarei Car Boot Sale, food and goods for sale
John St carpark 8am-12pm. 021-2085-201.
2-3: Gypsy Travellers Fair.
9am-5pm. William Fraser Memorial Park, Riverside Drive.
2: Whangarei Saloon & Stock Car Club Races.
Port Rd. Demolition Derby. 1pm start. 436-2960.
3: Matarau School Annual Trial Ride. 8.30am registration.
Lovells Farm, Lovell Rd, Pipiwai. 435-5509.
3: Mangawhai Beach & Country Market @ Domain.
3: Kiwi North Live Day - Medieval theme.
Heritage Park, Maunu. 10am-4pm. $10.
3: Northland Car Club Ruakaka street sprint.
Sime & Kepa Rds. 10am. 438-9962.
4: Quiz Nights. 6.15-8.45pm. Whangarei RSA, 9 Rust Ave.
$20 per team. 438-3792.
4-May 29: Selected works by Rita Angus -
Whangarei Art Museum, Cafer Park, Water St. 430-4240.
5: Black Grace Dance Company National Tour of
`Verses. Forum North.
6: Operatunity - The Three Tenors & A Soprano.
Central Baptist Church, 202 Bank St. 11am. 0508-266-237.
7: Lunchtime Student Concert. 12.30.
Art Zegelaar School of Piano, 192 Bank St.
8: Girlfriends 2011 - Grace - Fashion Showcase.
Thirty3 Event and Conference Centre, Porowini Ave.
8: Mangakahia Sports Complex Country Meal.
Mangakahia Rd. $12-$15, $6 for children. Proceeds shared
with Aerobics 434-6497.
8-10: Whangarei Embroiderers Guild Biennial
Exhibition. Forum North. Fri 1-4pm, Sat, 8am-4pm and Sun
10am-3pm. Gold Coin entry. 437-1212.
9: Royal Forest & Bird Northern Branch feld trips.
Tahi Conservation & Ecotourism Estate Pataua North.
9: Hikurangi Country Market.
Main St 7am-12noon. 433-8537.
9: Public Viewing - Northern Astronomical Society.
Whangarei Observatory, Maunu. Starts when stars come out.
$10, children $5. 027-316-3020.
9: Aotearoa Dubstep Allstarz.
10pm, Ballroom Billiards, 43 Bank St. R18.
10: Northland Sinfonia Christchurch Beneft Concert.
Forum North 3pm. $12, donations appreciated.
10: Waipu Boutique Sunday Market and Cafe.
Coronation Hall 9am-1pm. Quality locally handcrafted new
goods only. 027-450-7377.
10: Northland Horsemanship Games NEW.
Barge Showgrounds Events Centre 9.30am. Free.
13: Pecha Kucha Whangarei #9.
6.30, Old Library Arts Centre, 7 Rust Ave.
15: SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn
Shakespeare Festival. 7pm, Kamo High School.
16: Nathan Haines - Jazz In the House.
8pm, Salut Bar, 69 Bank St. R18.
16: Morrison Hall Markets. 8am-1pm.
R.S.A. Gardens, Rust Ave. Fine weather only. 433-2775.
19-20: The Magic Playhouse - The Enchanted Forest.
Forum North, Rust Ave.
21: Lunchtime Concert. Art Zegelaar School of Piano,
192 Bank St. 12.30-1.15pm. free.
23: Artisans Fair - Easter Market. Cafer Park, Water St.
7am-2pm. Free entry. 435-4113 or 027-235-5943.
23: Waipu Street Market ( Easter Saturday). 9-1pm.
23: Waipu Carnival. Caledonian Park, The Centre Waipu
9am-2pm. Fundraising for Waipu Primary School.
23: Whananaki Easter Community Trail Ride, Opposite
Otamure Bay DOC camp. Whananaki North. 433-8253.
29: Friday Night Markets. Arts, craft, collectibles, antiques,
bric a brac, young designers, bar food stalls, music. Old
Library 5.30-9.30pm. Gold coin entry. 430-6432. (May 27)
29-May 1: BBNZ U19 Zone 1 Premiership Basketball
Tournament. Kensington Stadium, Western Hills Dr.
30: Skate Night, Theme Super Heroes,
Portland Recreational centre, McGill Rd. 6.30pm to 8.30pm,
$5 entry & $1 skate hire. 022-0799-282
30: Holland Festival - Queens Day. 12noon-8pm, Quarry
Arts Centre, 21 Selwyn Ave. 30-May 1: Mind Body Spirit Expo.
Forum North, Rust Ave. $5 at the door. 10am-5pm.
30: Dirty Dusting. 8pm, Forum North, Rust Ave (comedy
starring Suzanne Paul, Rima Te Wiata & Lynda Milligan).
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
Sunday Buffet $10 (Members)
*Members Discount Applies
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME! Only $50 to join!
Saturday 2nd April
7-11pm. No cover charge.
Wednesday 6th April
Entertains our Dance Section
Small cover charge applies.
bees with a
story to tell
Bees are in the spotlight
in the next environ-
mental film night on
The Greens have
teamed up with the
Whangarei Bee Club to
present a pre-release
showing of the award-
winning movie Queen of
The Sun: What Are the
Bees Telling Us?
The documentary is an
in-depth investigation on
the causes and solutions
behind Colony Collapse
Disorder, a phenomenon
where honeybees vanish
from their hives, never to
Green MP Sue Kedg-
ley will introduce the
screening in the Old
The movie is a pro-
found, alternative look at
the global bee crisis from
Taggart Siegel, director
of The Real Dirt On
Farmer John. It
juxtaposes the catas-
trophic disappearance of
bees with the mysterious
world of the beehive.
This engaging and
ultimately uplifting film
weaves an unusual and
dramatic story of the
heartfelt struggles of
and philosophers from
around the world includ-
ing Michael Pollan,
Gunther Hauk and
Together they reveal
both the problems and
the solutions in renewing
a culture in balance with
The film will be pub-
licly released on April 21
but the Greens have
secured a pre-release
agreement with film
makers Smith and Sum-
The environmental film
evening at the Old Library
in Rust Ave starts at
5.30pm with curry and
other delicious nibbles
supplied by both groups,
with the movie starting at
donation for food and the
Humour and frivolity at gallery exhibition
Hangar Frames and Gal-
lery is holding an April
Fools Day exhibition at
402 Kamo Rd.
Whangarei artists are
contributing works that
promise to be brilliantly
The mandate for the
gallery exhibition is
The exhibition will run
from April 1 to 30.
Black Grace dance com-
pany is touring North-
land as part of its
national tour of Verses.
Black Grace fre-
quently tours the US,
Canada and Europe.
founder and artistic
director Neil Ieremia,
Verses is at Forum
North on April 5.
Ditch the Workout
Join the Party
Instep Dance Studio
149 Lower Dent St
or Phone 4300089
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