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WHANGAREI LEADER, JUNE 12, 2012
Til 5 Aug: Whangarei Art Museum, Current Exhibitions: Consonance &
Dissonance Rare and Early NZ Colonial Art from the Arboretum Trust Collection,
Ara-I-Te-Uri an installation project by Israel Tangaroa Birch, Opela na Nupela -
Art and Ancestry from Papua New Guinea WAM and Private Collections,
10am - 4pm Monday to Sunday www.whangareiartmuseum.co.nz
Every Sunday -Tikipunga Tavern Carpark markets 7 - 12 Angie 4337116
2nd Fri every month - Mangakahia Sports Complex Country Meal,
13: Northland Chamber of Commerce BA5 - at NorthTec Kaitaia,
5.30 - 7.00pm.
14: Whangarei Film Society - 6pm: Melancholia & 8pm:
Brother Number One. Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Forum North.
14: The Big Sing - NZ Choral Federation School Choral Festival - Expo Hall,
Forum North. 1.30pm. Entry will be $5. Contact Mary 4384 342.
14-15: Northern Street Rods Inc. - 2012 Hot Rod Round Up ASB Stadium,
Kensington. Sat 9am-10pm & Sun 9am-3pm. Adults $10, Children $5, Under 5 free.
15: Whangarei Youth Music present - Every picture tells a story. A short
concert for children played by children specifcally aimed at 5-12 yr olds.
All welcome. 2 identical concerts performed at 9.30am and 11am.
16: Whangarei Youth Music - Come and hear the stories painted by the
music of the orchestra, the bands, string groups and recorders performed at
16: Skate Night, Theme Ninja Night, Portland Recreational centre, McGill
Rd. 6.30pm to 8.30pm, $5 entry & $1 skate hire. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
or check out www.eventfnder.co.nz for more info or ph: (022) 0799 282
16: Onerahi Markets - at the Community Centre,
(1st & 3rd Saturdays) - 8am-12pm Ph 437-7770 Stalls available.
16: Institute of Registered Music Teachers - Non Competitive Festival.
Forum North. 1.30pm.
16: Whangarei Orchid Society Winter show 9am to 4pm Old Library Rust Ave.
16: Hatea Harriers - Kara Rd / McKinley Rd Circuit. 7.5km or 15km, 2km for
the children. Met at the Kara Hall, Call Colin Smith 438 6502.
16: Revas is hosting Mohamed Bangoura, Master Percussionist, from
Guinea-West Africa 8-10pm. $20 Bookings essential.
16: Whangarei Sequence Dance Club, come join us at St Andrews Church
Hall, Hunt St, Whangarei. 8pm start, $8 p/p entry, please bring a plate for
supper. All welcome. Contact 438 6241 or 434 8101
17: Matakohe-Limestone Island Planting Meet at Onerahi Boat Ramp
9am. Return at 1.30pm. Weather permitting.
17: Orienteering event -Tangiteroria Forest, Fun walk /run using a map and
compass. Registration from 9.45am,course closure 12.30pm. $10 per map /
adults,$7 students.25km from Whangarei, follow signs.
Info ph 021412041 or go to www.sportsground.co.nz- orienteering.
17: Motorkhana, Tikipunga Tavern Car Park, tarseal. 1pm start.
Registration before 12.45pm, www.ncc.org.nz
17: Train Running Day at Kiwi North.
20: ASB 2012 Stage Challenge Finals - Forum North, 7 local schools vie for
the regional title.
20: Ruakaka Races. from 12.00pm. Free parking. Buses from Kamo,
Kensington, Whangarei City available.
21: Smart Talks at The Old Library once a month, 5.30 - 8.00pm. Bringing
some of the most interesting speakers in New Zealand arts to Whangarei for an
interesting and informative evening. - Emma Bugden
22: Whangarei Boys High - Juniors - Work Day.
22: Whangarei Blue Light Mid Christmas Dance Party -
Hora Hora Rugby Clubrooms 6pm to 7.30pm. Ph 4304617.
22-29: Northland Leadership Week events. Go to www.sirpeterblaketrust.
org to fnd out more. or contact Aurelia@enterprisenorthland.co.nz, 09 470 0246
23 - Ongoing: Te Tau Hou Maori exhibition at Kiwi North Museum to
celebrate Matariki - Display of hei tiki and other personal items.
10am to 4pm daily. SH 14, Maunu.
23: Matariki Festival at Kiwi North - Carving & weaving demos, Puppet
Show & Astronomy Show, Traditional Maori Instruments & Music 10am to 2pm,
Kiwi North, Entry by koha, Kiwi House half price.
23: Glenbervie Market - 9am to 1pm - Glenbervie Community Hall,
Ngunguru Rd, Stalls $5. 4376916.
23: Whangarei 12th Annual Hunting, Shooting & Fishing Show & Sale -
Forum North, 10am-4pm. Expo Hall.
23: Brother Rally NZ 2012 - Laurie Hall Car park, service park. 11.00am
143.01 km of competitive stages from Auckland to Whangarei, via Kaipara and
24: Jazz Inspired - Jazz Band, Playing at Revas between 2.00 - 4.30pm.
No cover charge
24: Sunday Markets at Oceans - at 10am till 1pm held in
Oceans Resort Hotel. Exhibitors can showcase their produce for free!
27: Northland Chamber of Commerce BA5 - at Speedy Signs, 5.30 - 7.00pm.
29-30: Active Communities: Sewerage in Northland - Kotare 510 Wayby
Station Road, Hoteo North, Wellsford. Info. and register (by 15th June), please
contact Tanya Newman - email@example.com or phone (021) 1783950.
29: Night Markets - Last Fri every month. The Old Library, Rust Ave.
Garage Sale, Live Music, Arts & Crafts. Yummy Kai. 5-8pm. Ph 4306432
29-1: Dunkleys Great NZ Craft Expo. Kensington Stadium. 10-5pm daily
30: Tartan at The Races at Ruakaka.
30: Northland Astronomical Soc, Public Viewing, Maunu Observatory
from Dusk, Adults - $10, Students - $5, Under 6 - Free. Contact 09 438 916
30: Smokefree Rockquest Finals - 7pm, Te Kotahitanga Expo Hall,
Forum North - $20 - Tickets thru ticketek.
30: Entries close for Bernina Fashion Awards.
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.
21 June: CollaboratioNZ Revisited exhibition, Geoff Wilson Gallary,
orthtec, 60 pieces on show. Also new work by Carol Robinson.
See you there!
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 Wednesday to Saturday
Sunday Roast Meal & Dessert $15, 6pm - 8pm
Members Discount applies on all main meals.
Friday 15th June
6pm - 8pm
Primary school age & unders 5's
must be accompanied by an adult
Children's meals from 5pm
Saturday 16t h June
Raymond Solomon 7pm - 11pm
No Cover Charge
Astronomical shows feature
Kiwi North is teaming
up with the Whangarei
Astronomical Society for
a festival marking
Matariki the Maori New
Te Tau Hou Maori
Matariki Festival will be
held at Kiwi North on
The event includes
carving and weaving
instruments and music,
puppet shows and
astronomical shows at
the neighbouring observ-
Matariki is the Maori
name for the star cluster
known as Pleiades or
The Seven Sisters.
The pre-dawn rise of
Matariki heralds the
Maori New Year, which
in Tai Tokerau is
marked on the sighting
of the new moon after
the rise of Matariki.
The festival will
mostly be based in the
starting with a karanga
or welcome at 9.45am.
At 10am NorthTec's
carving and weaving
students will start their
will run until 2pm.
Taane Thomas will
also give a demon-
stration of traditional
Maori instruments, tao-
nga puoro, from 10am
followed by a repeat at
Magic Play House will
run puppet shows called
A Whale of a Tale.The
30-minute shows will
start at 11am, noon and
will also run a special
Held at the neighbour-
ing observatory, the
30-minute shows will
start at noon and 1pm.
Entry to the festival is
by koha, with entry to
Kiwi House being half
price for the day.
The festival will also
mark the start of an
ongoing exhibition at
Kiwi North museum.
Te Tau Hou Maori is a
new display of hei tiki
(greenstone worn on the
neck) and other personal
items from the museum's
Maori taonga collections.
The items are crafted
(greenstone), using vari-
New old: This work, Aroha 2011, by Alan Bekhuis is an
example of the old-fashioned daguerreotype applied to
Photo: ALAN BEKHUIS
A suite of six photogra-
phy exhibitions spanning
the history of photogra-
phy will be on display at
the Whangarei Art
Photomontage will run
from June 11 to August 5
at the art museum in the
A key part of the exhi-
bition is by newspaper
photographer John Stone
who is celebrating 30
years of capturing North-
Enquiring Eye shows
the elation, tragedy and
special moments of
From Northland his-
tory to the history of pho-
includes an eclectic
group of exhibitions
curated to showcase the
diversity of photographic
daguerreotypes, to dry
digital, art and documen-
There are images
selected from the historic
Drummond and Te Wake
housed at the art
Reflecting Mana is a
dark room installation of
daguerreotypes by Alan
was the first commer-
cially successful photo-
graphic process, which
captured a mirror image
of the world.
The exhibition also
images from Grahame
Sydney's sold-out book
Central Otago, a beauti-
ful series of male torsos
by the late Di Ffrench
from the 1980s and the
most recent series by
Cathy Tuato'o Ross
called The Optimist's
There are also images
from the art museum's
collection of photography
by Laurence Aberhart
and Eric Lee Johnson.
Show throws light on orchids
Perfect flowers: Barbara
Johnson's cattleya orchid
Lisa Taylor Gallis won the
national Orchid of the
Year prize last year.
Photo: COLIN SYMONDS
Natural light will be
used to show off
winning orchids this
For the first time the
Society's annual one-
day show will be held
at the Old Library
Community Arts Cen-
tre in Rust Ave.
Johnson says society
members are excited at
the chance to show off
their orchids in such a
advantages of the new
venue is the quality of
light. Many public
halls have artificial
lighting which distorts
the colour of the
flowers but the Old
Library has a great
deal of natural light,
The orchid show will
be held on June 16
from 9am to 4pm.
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