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WHANGAREI LEADER, AUGUST 21, 2012
See you there!
Til 9 Sept - Pop Up Books, The Art of Paper Engineering. An outstanding
sample of pop-up or moveable books from a private collection.
Whangarei Museum at Kiwi North, Maunu, 10am to 4pm.
Every Sunday -Tikipunga Tavern Carpark markets 7 - 12
(1st & 3rd Saturdays) - Onerahi Markets - at the Community Centre,
8am-12pm Ph 437-7770 Stalls available.
Til 30: Queen and Country Exhibition by Rosie Parsonson and
Richard Darbyshire at Geoff Wilson Gallery, Northtec Campus.
Open Tues-Fri 10am-4pm.
Til 31: Reyburn House Art Gallery, Exhibition Illuminations - Heart, Horses,
Homeland, by Kellie Edwards.
22: Ruakaka Races, from 12pm. Free parking, Free entry. Buses from
Kamo, Kensington, Whangarei City available
22: Whangarei Migrant Centre, 71 Bank Street, Swap- a-book Club from
4pm-5.30pm, Call 094300571 for more details.
22: Northland Chamber of Commerce BA5 at Wild Haggis,
Old Library Building, Rust Ave. Contact 4384771 to RSVP.
22: Free Legal Education Seminars - Care of Children 1-3pm.
Pat Irving Lounge,St Johns Church, 147 Kamo Rd,
Ph 4377535 to register.
22: Plunket Workshop - Community First Aid for Children.
10.30am - 12.00noon. Child under 8 years (including infants)
First Aid: Covering choking; convulsion; drowning; eyes, ears, nose
and mouth injuries (poison); and resuscitation (child). FREE.
Book with Lisa at the Plunket Family Centre 437 1907
22: Climate resilience workshop with international climate change
professional Dr Gavin Kenny, 9.30am to 12.30pm,
Barge Showgrounds Events Centre in Maunu.
Register at email@example.com.
23: CASPER - Community Presentation on Suicide Prevention, Old Library
Building Arts Centre, Rust Ave, 6.30-8.30pm. Free Entry.
23: Smart Talks at The Old Library, 5.30 - 8pm Bringing some of the most
interesting speakers in New Zealand arts. Guest speaker:
Michelle Elvy, starts 5:30pm | CASPER Community Presentation on
Suicide Prevention, Old Library, 6:30pm
24: Whangarei Migrant Centre, 71 Bank Street, : Jobseekers Club
from 11 am, Call 094300571 for more details
24: Business House Quiz Night at Spire Pavilion, Cobham Oval. 7pm.
Happy hour 5-6pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or
call (09) 4387771 to register
24: ASB Community Trust - Community organisations meeting. 1-2pm,
Kensington Parks ASB Lounge, Includes a presentation on the
Tr u s t s new strategic plan and an new funding approach.
RSVP to info@ASBCommunityTrust.org.nz
25: Storylines Festival - The Northland Free Family Day - Whangarei Central Library
and The Old Library Community Arts Centre. Guest authors and
Exhibition at The Old Library called The Illustrators Studio.
25: Northland Branch IRMT Presenting 2 concerts, 1.30 Beginners, 3.00pm
Memory Prom, students playing piano, vocal , instrumental,
Cafer Suite, Forum North. Gold coin donation.
25: Roller Derby - Hells Wives vs HBC Rollers, ASB Stadium,
Western Hills Dr. 3.30pm. A$10, C$5. Doors open 3.30pm
Bratz playing 4pm, Main event @ 5pm. Door sales available on
night, cash only, no EFTPOS
25: Stamp Fair - 9a-4pm, St Johns Uniting Church Hall, Kamo Rd.
Contact - Monica 434-8000.
25: Northland Indian Association presents: An Evening in India,
Forum North, midday on. Indian cuisine, art and
cultural performances from 3pm- 5pm. Entry $10.
25: Glenbervie Community Market, Glenbervie Hall, Ngunguru Rd,
9am to 1pm Stalls available Ph 437-6916
25: Northland Astronomical Soc, Public Viewing, Maunu Observatory from Dusk,
Adults - $10, Students - $5, Under 6 - Free.
Contact 09 438 916
25: Come Dancing Ballroom, Latin American, Old Time.
Instep Dance Studio, 149 Dent Street, 8pm to Midnight.
Good supper. Enquiries Ph 4300089 or www.instepdance.co.nz
26: Sunday Markets at Oceans - at 10am till 1pm held in Oceans Resort Hotel.
Exhibitors can showcase their produce for free!
28-30: Mid North Science Fair, Forum North, Rust Ave. Free entry.
Awards night Tues.
29: Free Legal Education Seminars - Domestic Violence, Harassment,
Police Orders 1-3pm. Pat Irving Lounge, St Johns Church,
147 Kamo Rd, Ph 4377535 to register.
30: PDANZ Plumbing & Drainage Trade Show,
Northland Events Centre, 4-7.30pm. Free admission.
31: Australias Melbourne Cup Comes to Dargaville! Street parade
displaying the Golden Cup. Wear your Classiest Hat.
Ambrose Golf Tournament and Melbourne Cup Night Races -
Dargaville Town Hall. Tickets at Dargaville & Districts News
Ph 09 4390607 and Linleys 09 439 5119.
31: Settlers Hotel Daffodil Day Breakfast, Discovery Settlers Whangarei,
61- 69 Hatea Drive, Breakfast Buffet from 7-9am, $21 per person or
table of 6 for $120, 09 4382699.
31: 8th Annual Daffodil Day Golf Tournament - Hikurangi Golf Course, 231
Marua Road, Tee Open 9.30am - 11.45am $35 per player includes
Lunch, 2s and entry to yellow ball competition.
Hugh Tennant: 09 4338055 0274338055 email@example.com
31: Night Markets - Last Fri every month. The Old Library,
Rust Ave. Garage Sale, Live Music, Arts & Crafts. Yummy Kai.
5-8pm. For a stall Ph 4306432
31-15 Sept - Dangerous Liaisions - Production by
Whangarei Theatre Company, Directed by Pamela Black -
Riverbank Centre, Reyburn House Lane. Tickets - Whangarei Suit Hire
or the WTC website. $50 Dinner & Show, $30 Show.
31 - 2 Sept: Poroti Outdoors Club, Annual Rabbit & Possum Cull. Teams
Four $100, Tickets and Rules, Poroti Tavern, 4346856
This is a free listing of upcoming events in Whangarei.
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or inaccuracies in the information provided.
Friday 24th August
Red Blooded Rock Quiz
TEAMS OF UP TO 6 PLAYERS
Sunday 26th August
Tea Dance 4pm - 8pm
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!
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.
Climate talks for
The workshop is on
22, 9.30am to
12.30pm, at the Barge
Centre in Maunu.
Register by email to
net.nz or turn up on
Climate change could
mean everything from
heavy flooding to more
droughts, to increased
threat of disease.
For farmers and rural
landowners, climate resi-
lience is about proact-
ively guarding against
A workshop being held
in Whangarei this week
aims to upskill rural
landowners about what
climate resilience means,
plus share their own
The workshop is fun-
ded through the Ministry
for Primary Industries
Climate Change Tech-
nology Transfer Pro-
gramme with support
The workshop will be
facilitated by Dr Gavin
Kenny, an international
climate change profes-
sional who has worked
on projects in Europe,
New Zealand, Pacific
Zimbabwe, Vietnam and
He has heard from a
reindeer herder in the
Arctic Circle about the
impacts of melting ice, a
farmer in Switzerland
has talked about the
impacts of warmer win-
ters, and growers and
farmers from New Zea-
land, Thailand, Samoa
and southern Europe
have all talked about the
challenges of changing
The workshop will be a
chance to learn about
and discuss what climate
resilience means, how it
might influence busi-
ness, the local environ-
ment and community,
and what landowners
can do about it.
The challenge is how
to make a living in a sus-
tainable manner with
increasing climate risk
and uncertainty, he says.
Just the ticket for Father's Day
Amazing place: Maungatapere
School pupil Anya Miller checks out
one of the motorcycles in the
Packard & Pioneer Museum
Hidden treasure: Maungatapere School pupils Anya Miller and Adam and
If your old man is interested in
anything to do with classic
automobiles, engines or history
Maungatapere School has the
perfect Father s Day gift.
The school has combined with
the nearby Packard & Pioneer
Museum -- a private collection
of historic items dating from the
Industrial Revolution -- to sell
special Father s Day gift tickets
to tour the museum.
It usually only opens by
appointment for groups of 10 or
more. The tickets cost $15 and
are valid every Saturday for six
months and half the ticket price
will be donated to Maunga-
This museum is home to the
world s largest collection of
Packards, an iconic American
car manufactured from 1919 to
There are five huge sheds full
of hundreds of classic motor-
bikes and vehicles, military
vehicles, early fire engines,
1900s steam trains, tractors,
earth-moving machinery and
PTA member Leah Miller
describes the museum as our
local hidden treasure .
gift but a visit to this amazing
museum would really appeal to
most men," she says.
"I m not that interested in old
cars or motorbikes but even I
spent nearly three hours wan-
dering around . . . it is just fas-
You can buy your Father s
Day gift ticket online by depos-
iting $15 into ASB Bank
account 12 3099 0555332 00
using your last name and phone
number as reference. Then call
434 8286 or email leahgrace@
yahoo.com to arrange pick-up.
Tickets are also available
from The Flower Shed on Port
Rd, Maungatapere School office
and The Office Cafe in
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