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WHANGAREI LEADER, APRIL 5, 2011
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5: Black Grace Dance Company National Tour of `Verses.
5-20: A Te Wa - Davina Duke and Julie Cromwell. Tuatara,
29 Bank St. 430-0121.
5-30: April Fools Day exhibition. Hangar Frames and
Gallery, 402 Kamo Rd.
5-May 29: Selected works by Rita Angus - Museum of
New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Whangarei Art Museum,
Cafer Park, Water St. 430-4240.
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.
7: Jam Night at Revas from 7.30pm.
7: Sanders Alley Geiling. Old Library Arts Centre, Rust Ave.
8: Girlfriends 2011 - Grace - Fashion Showcase.
Thirty3 Event and Conference Centre, Porowini Ave.
8-10: Whangarei Embroiderers Guild Biennial
Exhibition. Forum North. Fri 1-4pm, Sat, 8am-4pm and Sun
Entry Gold coin donation. 437-1212.
8: Mangakahia Sports Complex Country Meal.
Mangakahia Rd. Meals from $6 for children, adults $12-$15.
Proceeds shared with Aerobics 434-6497.
9: New Social Club for 50s & 60s single men and women.
Flanders Lounge, Whangarei RSA, Rust Ave at 6pm to discuss
and plan a variety of social activities. whangarei50s60s@
9: Royal Forest & Bird Northern Branch feld trips. Tahi
Conservation & Ecotourism Estate Pataua North. 438-6636.
9: Whangarei Growers Market. Water St Carpark,
9: Whangarei Car Boot Sale, food and goods for sale John
St carpark 8am-12pm. 021-2085-201.
9: Hikurangi Country Market. Main St 7am-12noon.
9: Public Viewing - Northern Astronomical Society.
Whangarei Observatory, Heritage Park, Maunu. Starts when
the 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: Whangarei Saloon & Stock Car Club Races. Port Rd.
Demolition Derby. 1pm start. 436-2960.
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.
16: Jelly Wrestling (women friendly). Ballroom Billiards,
Bank St. R18, $10.
16: Yoga4Christchurch. 10am-11.30am Old Library Arts
Centre, Rust Ave. GA, $10.
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: Glenbervie Market. Glenbervie Community Hall,
Ngunguru Rd. Stall $5, 437-6916.
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.
23-Jun 5: Lifelines: Jo Hardy - A Survey. Exhibited
concurrently with Rita Angus- Selected Works. Museum of
New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and Rita Angus - Sojourn in
28: Karaoke. Tikipunga Tavern. 9pm-1am. R18.
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.
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).
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Contest for horse whisperers in town
Magic touch:Parelli instructor Russell Higgins jumping three of his
horses. He teaches clinics and courses throughout New Zealand and the
It could be a first in New Zea-
land and possibly the world.
The Natural Horsemanship
Games will be held in
Whangarei this weekend.
Natural horsemanship is
relating to a horse by using the
horse s own language, one of the
organisers, Pat Hunter of
This means the person must
use almost exclusively body
language and modify their
natural predator responses. The
horse then enters into more of a
partnership with the person
and this has the possibilities for
lots of fun, she says.
There has never been an
event like this in New Zealand
and as far as we know there
hasn t been one overseas
The games are April 10 at
Barge Showgrounds, Maunu.
This event will give the
many natural horse people
throughout New Zealand a
chance to come together to prac-
tise their skills in a fun and
There will be competitions,
ribbon events, demos and even
horseless games for those who
don t have a horse to bring.
There will also be food stalls,
raffles and horse focused stalls.
The organisers have received
generous sponsorship and there
are some exciting prizes. It is
$25 for contestants and free for
A highlight will be a display
by natural horsemanship expert
Russell Higgins and his horses.
You will see Russell play
with Oscar and Maverick both
on the ground and ridden,
sometimes at liberty, some-
times with saddle and bridle. It
is an inspiration to see the love
and relationship the horses
have with him, Pat says.
Call 432-0018 formore
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