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WHANGAREI LEADER, FEBRUARY 7, 2012
This is a free listing of upcoming events in Whangarei.
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omissions or inaccuracies in the information provided.
See you there!
Every Sunday -Tikipunga Tavern Carpark markets 7 - 12
(1st & 3rd Saturdays) - Onerahi Markets - at the Community Centre,
- 8am-12pm Ph 437-7770 Stalls available.
2nd Sunday - til Mar - Northland Kayak Fishing Club will be holding open
days. Club members on hand to assist, some kayaks available to use, register
by email at email@example.com.
Until 25 Mar - Fashionista at Whangarei Art Museum. Conceptual Couture -
Art and Garment Design from early 19th Century to the 21st Century.
Until 3 Mar: On the Edge Gallery & Design - Collection of work by landscape
artist Janet Bothner-By and Strong Vibrant Colours by Rob McGregor.
Upstairs 69 Walton St.
8-18: Whangarei Sculpture Symposium, Town Basin art park, free public
8-25: Quarry, performance directed by Laurel Devenie, The Quarry Arts
Centre, Tickets $12 & $17 from The Quarry Arts Centre, The Himalayan
Trading Post, Northland Youth Theatre - Ph 438-4453 or visit http://nyt.org.nz/.
9-12: Whangarei Theatre Company auditions for GREASE at the Riverbank
Centre, Reyburn House Lane, 7-9pm, also
Sat 10am to 4pm, and Sun 12th 10am - 1pm No appointments are necessary.
9: Orienteering - Pathfnding series. Fun run/walk for 1 hr using a map. Meet
Netball courts car park Kensington Ave. Registration 5.30pm Mass start 6pm
9: Understanding Epilepsy Info Seminar, what is epilepsy, causes,
recognition of seizures, triggers, principles of medication and lifestyle issues.
10-12.00noon. Suite 5, 71 Bank St, WhG. RSVP. 7 Feb 2012
11: Te Aroha Marae, Parakao - Re-opening ceremony. From 5am
11: Waipu Sat Market. Coronation Hall 9-1pm. Enq Sue 0274-586144
11: Royal Forest & Bird - Ramble to Whangarei Heads. - Visit Settlers
Cemetery at McLeods Bay. Contact Diane - 438-6636
11: Experiencing Marine Reserves - Free Community Guided Snorkel
Day at Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve at Reotahi. 10am-3pm. Weather
permitting. Equipment provided. www.emr.org.nz.
12: Waipu Boutique Sunday Market and Cafe. Coronation Hall 9am-1pm.
Quality locally handcrafted new goods only. 027-450-7377.
12: Clements farm trail ride, Ngunguru school fundraiser, Kaitea Road
Ngunguru. 9.30am start. Ph 434-3320.
13: Whangarei Harmony Chorus - Open Night.
13: Free Swing Dance Lesson for beginners - Kamo High School 7 -
8.30pm. Phone Shona 4350889.
15: Womens Empowerment and Safety Seminar - ASB Leisure Centre,
6.15-8.30pm - $25, profts to Rape Prevention Society.
To book: www.protectselfdefence.co.nz (events page) or 095334181.
15: Shop With a List course, Anglican Care Centre, 10-11.30am, $5, spaces
15: Northland Chamber of Commerce BA5: at 10X, Commerce Street.
5.30 - 7.00pm.
15: Twilight Markets on the Canopy Bridge, 5.30-9pm. The market will
also host a wine bar, food stalls and live music.
16: Orienteering - Pathfnding series. fun/run walk for 1hr using a map.
Meet Kamo Rugby clubrooms Butler Place. Registration 5.30pm .Mass start
6pm ph 021412041
16: Free Swing Dance Lesson at The Griffn Hall, 7 Grant St, Kamo
-7 - 8pm. More info Lynda 4356286
18: Vodafone Warriors vs Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles. Northland Events
18: Mady Dancers and friends, 3rd Sat monthly Mar-Nov. `Golden Church
hall Kamo Rd for a variety of dancing, 8pm-11.30pm. Ballroom, Latin, New
Vogue, Sequence and English Old Time. Ph 437-6025.
18: Whangarei Sculpture Symposium auction, entertainment from
10am, auction starts 1pm, Town Basin art park.
19: Train Running Day at Kiwi North.
22: Operatunity presents Showstoppers at Central Baptist Church.
22: Shop With a List course, Anglican Care Centre, 10-11.30am, $5, spaces
23: Orienteering - Pathfnding series. Fun/run walk for 1 hr using a map.
Meet at Mair Park, Rurumoki St, Registration 5.30pm, Mass start 6pm.
23: Boomers Behaving Badly - Old Library Arts Centre. 7-10pm. $22.
23: Night markets - now last Thursday of every month. The Old Library,
Rust Ave. Garage Sale, Live Music, Arts & Crafts. Yummy Kai. 5-8pm. For a
stall Ph 4306432
24-26: Whangarei Garden Discovery 2012 - Whangarei Quarry Gardens,
3 days of wonderful gardens and art. Trail of 24 gardens Adult: $20
25: Special Olympics - Athletics Ribbon Day - Athletics Stadium, Park Ave.
9.45am. Bring lunch & drink & shade. BBQ provided. Entries close 21st.
25: Photography Workshop 1.30 - 4.30pm at On the Edge Gallery &
Design, 69 Walton St. Limited spaces. Ph 438-1213
25: Come Dancing - Ballroom, Latin American, Old Time. Instep Dance
Studio, 149 Dent Street, 8pm. Good supper. Enquiries Ph 4300089 or
26: People in the Park - Project Promise fundraising event at Kensington
26: Home - Production detailing the lives of Johnnie and Maggie, two
Scottish immigrants to New Zealand, set at the time of WWI and told through
song and spoken word. Waipu Coronation Hall. 4-5pm. $20.
29: Northland Chamber of Commerce BA5: Kauri Nest, commerce Street.
5.30 - 7.00pm.
29: Shop With a List course, Anglican Care Centre, 10-11.30am, $5, spaces
Members, their guests & affiliates welcome. Courtesy van available.
Ph: (09) 435 1765 Meldrum St, Kamo
Check out our website www.kamoclub.co.nz
New Members WELCOME! Only $50 to join!
SATURDAY 11TH FEBRUARY
No cover charge
ENTERTAINMENT THIS WEEK
Wednesday to Saturday 6pm -- 8.30pm.
Weekly Specials Thursday to Saturday
Sunday Roast Meal & Desert
$15.00 6pm -- 8pm
Members Discount applies on all main meals.
RSA What's On?
MEMBERS, GUESTS & AFFILIATED
Visit our website
Courtesy Coach Available
Rust Ave, Whangarei Ph 438 3792
Friday 10th February
No Live Entertainment
Friday 17th February
Carleen & Peter
Friday 10th February
Baked Ham Buffet
Bookings -- preferred
Audition times for Grease
If you fancy yourself as a
bit like John Travolta or
Olivia Newton-John then
You re the One That I
Company is producing
the hit musical Grease
and is having auditions
for actors, singers and
It will be directed by
Gayle Dowsett and per-
formed in May and June.
Auditions will be held
at the Riverbank Centre
on Reyburn House Lane
on February 9 from 7pm
to 9pm, February 11
from 10am to 4pm and
February 12 from 10am
Ms Dowsett says those
interested in singing
roles should come pre-
pared with a song from
the show, plus score
music or backing track.
Youth are at the heart of show
Flour fight: Quarry performers, from left: Lutz Hamm, Tomasin Johnson-Fisher, Zara
Skuse, Ceilidh Morrison-Smith, Reece Jones and Anthony ''Crum'' Crum take part in a
flour fight demonstrating the tenderness and violence in youth.
A celebration of being
young, vibrant and
boundless will be played
out in a unique pro-
duction by Northland
The theatre s senior
production Quarry will
be performed at The
Quarry Arts Centre on
February 8 to 25.
The show is an outdoor
extravaganza of dance,
music, circus and theatre
which celebrates what it
means to be a young per-
son in Whangarei today.
Roof dancing, divas,
moon dances and some
extraordinary acts are
all part of the show.
Director Laurel Dev-
enie says the immediacy
of youth is at the heart of
and rhythm shifts in this
period of people s lives is,
at its heart, theatrical,
dramatic and cele-
bratory: The tenderness
and violence that exists
in their play and
friendships -- the ruckus
and the purity.
They go to the edge,
they play at the
extremes -- to me this is
the essence of the the-
Quarry has been
devised by Northland
Youth Theatre and
features 16 young people
performing a multitude
of theatrical forms to cre-
ate an event both inti-
mate and spectacular.
It is directed by Laurel
who took part in the
theatre herself as a
teenager and now works
around the country as an
actor, teacher, director
and theatre practitioner.
Imagine: You arrive
with a picnic in the late
afternoon sun into the
lush, unique surrounds
of the Quarry Arts Cen-
tre, when a van packed
with teenagers explodes
into the space, Laurel
Some will play, some
will fight and others will
dance under the moon.
It s about wanting free-
dom, breaking rules,
being stuck, jumping
your own shadow and
writing your future.
It s a tender revol-
ution of ruckus and
anarchy that ends with
you eating marsh-
mallows round the fire,
The show will be
performed outdoors and
the audience members
should bring a torch and
dress for the weather.
The show also contains
Tickets are $17 or $12
from The Quarry Arts
Centre, The Himalayan
Trading Post or North-
land Youth Theatre.
Picnic food and music
start from 6.30pm, with
the show starting at
Phone 438-4453 or
visit nyt.org.nz for more
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