Rodney Times : December 23rd 2010
8 RODNEY TIMES, DECEMBER 23, 2010 NEWS 3382024AA Wishing You a Merry Christmas and a Safe and Happy Festive Season Rodney Green Prepaid Rubbish Bags for all of your Household Rubbish Collected weekly from: West Rodney, Central Rodney, Hibiscus Coast, and now new services for: Matakana, Omaha & Point Wells every Monday Warkworth every Wednesday Wellsford every Thursday Your collecピon days over the holiday period remain unchanged Our Team has been proudly serving the Rodney Community for three decades WASTE SOLUTIONS 0800 422 477 Call: 09 427 9040 Email: email@example.com Visit: 332 Hibiscus Coast Highway 5,985* per person, share twin, including ights. $from Discover the wonders of Egypt on a fully escorted tour Be transported fromthe21stcentury to the cradle of civilization, EGYPT. Thefamoushomeof the Pharaohs! Departs August 2011. *Terms and conditions apply.Contactusfordetails. 3102658AA Highway Vets Phone All Hours 407 1195 1611 SH 10, Kerikeri (1.7km north of roundabout) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Charles Barnard Specialist Surgeon SURGICAL REFERRAL CENTRE FOR ALL PETS AND WORKING DOGS Established 2001 If your beloved pet or valuable working dog has an undiagnosed lameness or needs complex surgery ask your Veterinarian for a referral. We can be contacted by telephone or email. You will be pleasantly surprised by our friendly staff, quality of vet care and fees charged. NOTICES December 24, twilight Christmas Eve market at Matakana village, 5pm-8pm. December 25, Christmas Day Community Lunch, Orewa Community Hall, doors open noon, traditional Christmas dinner served at 1pm, concludes 3pm. All people living alone and sole parent families are welcome -- there are no restrictions. Inquiries, Citizens Advice Bureau (09) 426-5338. December 26, Boxing Day markets at Matakana village, 8am-1pm. December 26-27, Shapeshifter and Ladi6 play at the Mangawhai Tavern. Tickets from Ticketmaster. December 26-29, summer sailings aboard the 102-year- old sailing scow Jane Gifford. One-hour excursions on the Mahurangi River departing Warkworth Wharf, Sunday 11am, Monday 11.30am, Tuesday 12.30pm, Wednesday 1.30pm. Boarding time is 15 minutes before sailing. Tickets $15, family $40, children 5-15 years $5. Wear flat-sole shoes and bring a jacket. For group bookings and inquiries phone 027-484-9935. December 28, The Great Manly Art Show, 77 The Esplanade, Manly, 10.30am. Original art from local artists on display, music and devonshire teas. To enter work phone Lesley on (09) 424-0398. December 29, Jimmy Barnes and Midnight Youth play at the Mangawhai Tavern. Tickets from www.ticketmaster.co.nz, phone 0800-111-999 or from the Mangawhai Tavern. December 29, International Jazz and Blues Festival, Ascension Wine Estate in Matakana. December 29, The Rock FM and Eccles present The Rock 'N' Roll Tour Of Summer, Mangawhai Tavern. December 31, New Years Eve Extravaganza, Ascension Wine Estate in Matakana. December 31, New Years Eve party at The Stetson Club with North Harbour Rockers Band. Dairy Flat Community Hall, Postman Rd, Dairy Flat, 8pm- 12.45am. Licensed bar. Contact (09) 479-6778. January 1, Warkworth Rodeo, Warkworth A&P Showgrounds, 10am-4pm. $15 adults, $5 children, $30 family pass, under-fives free. Free parking, bar facilities, food stalls, lunchtime entertainment, bull riding, bareback riding, bronc riding, women's barrel race, steer wrestling, rope and tie, team roping. January 1, 2, 9, 16, summer sailings aboard the 102-year- old sailing scow Jane Gifford. One-hour excursions on the Mahurangi River departing Warkworth Wharf, Saturday, Jan 1, 4pm, Sunday, Jan 2, 4.30pm, Sunday, Jan 9, 11am, Sunday, Jan 16, 4pm. Boarding time is 15 minutes before sailing. Tickets $15, family $40, children 5-15 years $5. Wear flat-sole shoes and bring a jacket. For group bookings and inquiries phone 027-484-9935. January 1, Waipu Caledonian Games at Caledonian Park, Break Bay. Starting at 8.30am, it will be a celebration of heritage for the whole family to enjoy. Entertainment includes highland dancing, march of the clans, heavy weight events, Scottish and Celtic stalls, piping and drumming competitions, tartan in the park fashion competition and more. Adults are $15 and children 5-15 years $5. Families of two adults and two children $35. Under-fives free. Visit www.waipugames.co.nz. January 1 and 2, Wai Worri Woolshed Country Muster at Trounson Park, Kai Iwi Lakes. The two-day country music festival will feature guest artists including Rewa McGregor, Craig Robertson, Annette Hawkins and more. Family entertainment, food and refreshments. Children under 15 free, two-day pass $10. January 2, Tapora Fun Day, 2-5pm at the Tapora Beach Domain. Kids races, gumboot throwing, face painting, tug-of- wars, competitions, raffles, sausage sizzle, lolly scrambles. All profits to the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust. January 2-4, Bellahomes Northland Cricket hosts the National Bank Series three-day tour match between Pakistan and a New Zealand XI at the Cobham Oval in Whangarei. January 3, The Black Seeds and Katchafire play at the Mangawhai Tavern. Tickets from Ticketmaster. January 7, 14, 21, 28, twilight markets at Matakana village, 5pm-8pm. January 8, 15, 22, 29, Wellsford Growers Market at Wellsford Railway, 8am-2pm. Inquiries, Tony (09) 423-7557. January 8, 15, 22, 29, Farmers market at Matakana village, 8am-1pm. January 9, 16, 23, 30, Mangawhai Beach and Country Market, at the domain, 9am-1pm. Car boot sites available. Inquiries, Sue 027-458-6144, email email@example.com. January 15, Orewa Beach Dash for Cash, 9am start in front of the Orewa Surf Club. Open to all ages and abilities, runners, walkers, mums with prams, bikes, trikes, Nordic walkers, dogs on leads. Enter on the day from 7.30am, 6km trek along Orewa Beach then back to the start/finish where every finisher receives an envelope with either a voucher, a gift, or cash inside. Entry $10, under-16s $5, family $20 -- $1 from each entry will go to the Orewa Sea Scouts. January 15 & 16, The 17th national Hell Pizza Classic Car and Hot Rod Festival at the Kumeu Showgrounds. Displays include a 502 cubic inch Boss Hogg trike from the United States, drag racing both real size and miniature, model aircraft aerobatics, and hundreds of cars and motorbikes of all shapes and forms. A 1950s-1960s Blast from the Past outdoor arena. Saturday night stomp Rockit 2011 features Al Dawson and The Wild Kats and the Rockabilly Rebels in the nearby Kumeu Community Centre from 7.30pm to 12.30am. Show hours 7am to 6pm Saturday and 8am to 5pm Sunday. Entry $15 adult with under-12s free. Parking free. No dogs. Inquiries, Shane Reynolds on (09) 420-7548, Ken and Desma (09) 837-5218, or visit www.kumeuhotrodshow for information. January 16, Orewa Lion's Big Dig treasure hunt at Orewa beach. Under-5s start at 10.30am, over-fives dig in at 11am, on the beach next to the Orewa Beach Reserve and the Orewa Surf Club. Orewa Lions project supported by Whangaparaoa Lions and Orewa New World. Proceeds to local charities.Displays by Hibiscus Coast Bluelight and police, Coastguard and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. Quick-fire raffle, refreshments, rides and Entertainment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information. January 22-23, Warkworth and Districts A&P Show, equestrian, livestock, woodchopping, highland dancing, sheep dog trials, dairy goats, indoor sections, children's classes. Contact Marjorie Blythen (09) 422-2052 or email email@example.com for information. January 23, Kumeu Country Market at the Kumeu Showgrounds, 10am-3pm. Inquiries, Courtney 027-688-0818. January 24, Combined Rodney Seniors day trip, $33, visiting Herb Haven for morning tea followed by a walk in the herb gardens. Lunch will be at the Botanical Gardens. Bring a picnic lunch, drinks provided. Then the group will visit Magna Mail. This trip is subject to numbers. Inquiries, Gillian (09) 424-5373. January 25, Coast Harriers and Triathlon Club Swim-Run Series third race of five, Stanmore Bay Beach. Registration 5.30pm-6pm, race starts 6.15pm. Different swim and run distances to cater for all levels. $5 adult, $2 child. Visit www. hibiscuscoasthtc.co.nz for information. January 28, Sounds of Summer: Kumara Tour at the Turiwiri Produce Packing Shed, Dargaville. From 6pm to 10pm, two iconic bands from New Zealand. Dragon with Mark Williams and Herbs for one night only will entertain as part of a kumara festival. There will be foodstalls and a cash bar, open for all ages, bring your own chair. Entry fee $30. January 28-31, Auckland Folk Festival, Kumeu Showgrounds. Features Steve Turner, Diane Ponzio, Appalachian Heaven, Emeralds and Greenstone, Too Far Gone, Sanders Alley Kahn, and more. Concerts, workshops, dances. Visit www.aucklandfolk festival.co.nz for information. January 29, Thunder Cat Racing at Waipu Cove, Bream Bay. From 11am the Thundercat Racing 2011 series will be racing at Waipu. Reaching speeds of up to 80kmh on water and clearing heights above the waves of 4 metres, this year's race season is set to thrill. For more information, visit www.thundercatracing.co.nz. January 29, Classics at the Cove. Bream Bay welcomes a wide range of music including opera, musical theatre, jazz, bles, bluegrass, country rock at Tahamoana. Bring a picnic basket and relax for the afternoon from mid day. Some food and refreshments available. Raindate January 30, tickets available from Waipu Off-license or online, visit www.iticket.co.nz. Presales $20, gate sales $25, children under 12 are free. January 31, The Hollies play at Ascension Wine Estate in Matakana. February 4, Dairy Flat Live Music Club hosts Indigo Blue. 8.15pm-11.30pm, Dairy Flat Hall. Entry $10, Dairy Flat Live and Auckland Blues Club members, $8. Licensed bar, light supper and coffee/tea provided. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. February 4-5, More FM Winery Tour featuring Brooke Fraser, Opshop and Midnight Youth, Ascension Wine Estate, Matakana. Tickets via Ticketmaster or visit www.winerytour.co.nz. February 5, Waipu Market, 9am-1pm, first Saturday of every month, Coronation Hall. Stall holders welcome. Inquiries, Sue, 027-458-6144, or email email@example.com. February 6, 13, 20, 27, Mangawhai Beach and Country Market, at the domain, 9am-1pm. Car boot sites available. Inquiries, Sue 027-458-6144, email firstname.lastname@example.org. February 7, 14, 21, 28, free Music Mondays at the HBC Youth Centre. Drop-in and jam from 3.30pm-6.30pm. Multiple instruments provided but bring your own if you like. Instrument donations from the community welcomed. Contact Mirika, (09) 426-5005, HBC Youth Centre, 214d Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa. February 13, The Topp Twins Summer Hoe-Down with the Hamilton County Bluegrass Band, Ascension Wine Estate, Matakana. February 22, Coast Harriers and Triathlon Club Swim-Run Series fourth race of five, Stanmore Bay Beach. Registration 5.30pm-6pm, race starts 6.15pm. Different swim and run distances to cater for all levels. $5 adult, $2 child. Visit www.- hibiscuscoasthtc.co.nz for information. February 26, Helensville A&P Show, Helensville Showgrounds, Railway St, 9am-4.30pm. $10 adults, $5 children 5-15 years, $25 family pass. Free parking on Stewart St. February 26-27, Yulia's Classical Crossover Vineyards Tour, Ascension Wine Estate, Matakana. February 27, Centrestage Theatre Car Boot Sale, 7am- noon, Centrestage Theatre Carpark, 60 Centreway Rd, Orewa. $10 per car, $5 trestle hire, sellers and buyers welcome. Inquiries, 027-419-8135. Caledonian gathering: The Waipu Caledonian Games will be at Caledonian Park, Break Bay on January 1. Starting at 8.30am, it will be a celebration of heritage for the whole family to enjoy.
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