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WHANGAREI LEADER, APRIL 17, 2012
This is a free listing of upcoming events in Whangarei.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org by 10am Wednesday the week before publication for
inclusion. While every care is taken to ensure accuracy, the Leader accepts no
responsibility for errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the information provided.
See you there!
Now until 19 Apr: Exhibition from frst North Tec Bachelor of Applied Arts (Visual)
- nett - gathering together that which remains - at the Geoff Wilson Gallery, NorthTec.
On Now till 28: Exhibitions at On The Edge Gallery, 69 Walton St.
Petra Pilkington textile artist.
17,18, 19: NZ Entomological Society, Cafer Suite, Forum North -
check http://ento.org.nz/conference for more info.
18: Northland Chamber of Commerce BA5 - at Kiwi North, 5.30 - 7.00pm.
19: Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society - Northern Branch
AGM - Alzheimers Meeting Room, Western Hills Dr 7.00pm.
20: Does God exist? Faith and philosophy session open to all, 7pm, Indulge Cafe, Cameron St, $5.
21: Corporate Charity Boxing Challenge presented by The Roundhouse Kickboxing
Studio, Kensington Stadium, 5.30pm, $30 or $35 on the door, 430-0367,
Simon 0274-503-908, email@example.com.
21: 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.
21: Whangarei Community Kirtan, singing & chanting of sacred mantras from
all traditions. 4pm, Level 2, 69 Bank Street, $5, enquiries Leanne 432 7427.
22: Jack Morgan Museum S.H.1 Hukerenui Market day and car boot sale 9am-1pm.
Stalls @ $10. Phone Athol (09)4339799 or Larry (09)4337172 Museum open 10am-4pm.
Lunch available @ hotel from 12.00pm.
25: Hockey Northland fundraiser for Olympic squad members, tickets $85 available from
Hockey Northland and Stirling Sports
25: Menopause The Musical - In Concert - Forum North Expo Hall, 8pm. - Cabaret
Style. Tickets through Ticketek. - A joyful musical parody with 60s, 70s and 80s music.
26: Living Life from the Heart with Yoga Public Lecture by visiting Yoga Archarya
Sw Muktidharma, at The Old Library, doors open 7pm. suggested donation $20.
contact Leanne 4327427.
26: 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 430-6432
27: Operatunity brings ``The Best of British`` - Central Baptisit Church,
202 Bank St, 11am. Bookings essential - call 0508-266- 237
27: SGCNZ Tai Tokerau Regional UOSW Shakespeare Festival, Kamo High School.
6.30pm. Entry Adult $10, Student $5. door sales only.
28: 4 Wheel Drive Scenic Safari with Glenbervie School and Whangarei 4WD Club,
Glenbervie Forest, 8.30am, $90 per vehicle plus $12 extra adult, $8 extra child. 437-5812,
28: Awesomeness Comedy Night with Rhys Darby and friends, 8pm,
Capitaine Bougainville Theatre.
28: Northland Sinfonia/Consortium Concert of English composers,
Christ Church, Mill Rd, Regent, 3pm, $25. Under 16yrs free. Door Sales
28: Maungaturoto Community Centennial Hall Quiz Night fundraiser at the Hall 7pm.
$10 per person 6 people per team. Cash bar, raffes and prizes for the winners.
Contact Nyree on 09 4318 462 to enter.
29: Northland Bionic Walk: Heritage Park, Maunu. 11am - Info at Northland
Orthopaedic Centre - 4379029.
2: Ruakaka Races
2: Northland Chamber of Commerce BA5 - at Vodafone, 5.30 - 7.00pm.
4: Great family Bistro meal. First Friday of the month 6.30pm. Tangiteroria Complex,
Tangiteroria. All Welcome. For further information ph 433 2365.
4, 5, 6th: Crafts & Arts in Northland. Annual Exhibition and Sale.
Forum North, 9am - 4pm daily. Gold coin entry.
5: Wellington band Poppy Dust are bringing theatre rock to Mangawhai Tavern.
$5 on the door, 2 awesome Northland acts opening for them
(Chris Townshend, and Everisingsun) 9pm.
5: Holland Festival, 12pm - 10pm at Quarry Arts Centre, Selwuyn Ave.
5: Stamp Exhibition & Fair - 9am-4pm, St Johns Uniting Church Hall, Kamo Rd.
Inter-club Exhib open to all clubs in NZ. Contact - Monica 434-8000.
6: Whangarei Creative Memories Scrapbookers - Memoranza - 10 to 4pm.
Barge Showgrounds Events Centre, Maunu Road, (opposite Pompallier College). $65.
Bookings & prepayment by 28 Apr. Contact Barbara Jaques 09 434 7788 or 021 434 778
9: Northland Chamber of Commerce BA5 - at North haven Hospice, 5.30 - 7.00pm.
10: FREE swing dance lesson for beginners at Kamo High 7pm.
For more info call Shona 4350889
11-13: Totems & Totara - Creative Symposium. Creative Event - Innovations Fair -
Workshops - Speakers - Cultural Cuisine - Entertainment. www.totemsandtotara.com for
12: Whangarei Choral Society and the Bay of Island Singers present John Rutters
Gloria and Carl Jenkins The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace at Christ Church Anglican
Chruch, Kamo Road, at 2.30pm Adults $25,Seniors $15 and Children $5.
12: Dress for Success Market Fun Day, bouncy castle, food and monster garage sale.
5 Central Ave, 438 5505.
12-13: Dance-drumming workshop from Ghana, West Africa. 3hrs daily starting
10am, 2:30pm fnishing with a grand fnale performance and party from participants and
zohzoh drummers. Me info call 0210316293 or firstname.lastname@example.org
13: Jennian Homes Mothers Day 5K Northland, Kensington Park,
9am - 11am. Register at Jennian Homes. Entry $5
13: Waipu Boutique Sunday Market and Cafe. Coronation Hall 9am-1pm.
Quality locally handcrafted new goods only. Ph Pav 4321891 or email email@example.com
12: Royal Forest & Bird - Ramble to Elgin Place Reserve, Whau Valley. Owen 435-1714
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!
ENTERTAINMENT THIS WEEK
Wednesday to Saturday 6pm -- 8.30pm.
Weekly Specials Thursday to Saturday
$15.00 6pm -- 8pm
Members Discount applies on all main meals.
Sunday Roast Meal & Dessert
Friday 20th April
Critically acclaimed comedian
Presents his live stand up show at the
Tickets $20 with a Dinner & Show option available
at $35 for tickets sold by close of
Thursday 19th April.
Door Sales available until sold out
Menopause made merry
Musical mastery: The cast of Menopause the Musical -- In Concert plans to have a
Whangarei audience cheering and dancing down the aisles.
A once taboo subject has
been made into a song
and dance in Menopause
The international hit
comedy show is coming
to Whangarei with a cab-
aret show on April 25.
Menopause the Musi-
cal has made millions of
women laugh since 2001
with the show s light-
hearted look at The
Written by Jeanie
Linders, the musical par-
ody is set to classic tunes
from the 60s, 70s and 80s
where My Guy becomes
My Thighs, The Lion
Sleeps Tonight becomes
My Husband Sleeps
Tonight and Lookin For
Love becomes Lookin For
It is set in a depart-
ment store where four
women with seemingly
nothing in common but a
black lace bra meet by
chance at a lingerie sale.
The all-female cast
makes fun of their woe-
ful hot flashes, forgetful-
ness, mood swings,
wrinkles, night sweats
and chocolate binges. A
sisterhood is created
between these diverse
women as they realise
that menopause is no
longer a silent passage.
The collusion of stylish
cabaret, comedy and
musical genius will have
the audience cheering
and dancing down the
Menopause The Musi-
cal -- In Concert will be
held at Forum North
from 8pm. Tickets $75
line-up for show
Go to whangarei
leader.co.nz and click
Latest Edition to view a
video of Rhys Darby
during an interview in
the US last month.
A stellar line-up of
dians will be at Forum
North on April 28,
including our very
own Rhys Darby.
Hosted by Adam
Ethan Crow (Ireland/
South Africa), and
joined by the UK s top
Desai, local act Tarun
Mohanbhai and drum-
mer turned comic
Steve Hughes (Aust-
ralia), the Whangarei
gig is sizing up as a
fun night out.
Crow is a regular
MC on the UK comedy
circuit and his interest
in New Zealand in-
creased greatly on
meeting his future
Desai s career began
on shows like Good-
ness, Gracious Me in
Mohanbhai has had
success in shows like
A Thousand Apologies
and The Millen Baird
Hughes is an Aust-
ralian based in the
UK. Starting out as
one of Australia s top
heavy metal drum-
mers, he turned to
stand-up comedy 10
At the museum
The Jack Morgan
Museum is holding a
market day and car boot
sale on Sunday from
9am to 1pm. The
museum is on State
Highway 1 at Hukerenui
and displays Jack
Morgan's collection of
stationary engines and
memorabilia. It is open
daily from 10am to 4pm.
Call Athol on 433 9799
or Larry on 433 7172 to
book a stall.
The first of eight special
lectures at the Old
Library Community Arts
Centre kicks off on
Thursday at 5.30pm.
First up is poet laureate
Ian Wedde. Entry is $5.
Otamatea High School
PTCA ladies' indulgence
evening is on again this
week. It features 30
exhibitors and starts at
7.30pm on Friday at the
Community Hall. Tickets
are $30. Call Paula on
09 431 825 for more
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