Rodney Times : January 13th 2011
6 RODNEY TIMES, JANUARY 13, 2011 NEWS 719 Whangaparaoa Road, Whangaparaoa Ph 09 424 4100 Fax 09 424 7500 www.the-plaza.co.nz Collect an entry form when you spend $10 or more at any of our Foodcourt outlets, between Monday 17th January and Sunday 6th February, and have it rubber stamped by the Foodcourt operator.* Every time you spend $10, collect another stamp on your form. When you have collected three Foodcourt stamps, fill in the details and drop it into the Entry Box in the Foodcourt. One winner each week will win a Nintendo DSi. On Monday 7th February, we will draw one lucky winner to win an Xbox 360 250GB w/Kinect Sensor and game. Participating stores include Amazing Wok,BB's Cafe,Esquires Coffee House,Mediterranean Taste, Muffin Break, Sen Sushi, Shamiana, Supreme Roast, The Waffle Station and Wendy's Supa Sundaes. *Terms and Conditions apply. your way to winning an Xbox 360 this school holidays at The Plaza, Whangaparaoa Mighty chop: Kahu Woolley cuts the anchor block for Puhoi in the teams race. The winner: Mike Paddison, centre, with the prized Bill Shelford Memorial Trophy. He is with Mike Edwards, left, second, and Jack Torrington, third. Photos: DAVID TATE Puhoi axeman takes prized trophy Fierce battle: Renee McDonnell of Kaipara Flats tries her hand at the doublehand cross-cut sawing. Chop champion: Mike Edwards won the Puhoi Hotel Trophy in the standing block event. Crowds stayed on longer than expected to watch the annual Puhoi Axeman's Club's woodchopping competition at the Puhoi Pub grounds on Saturday. We had stunning weather. The crowds were there the whole day,'' organiser David Karam says. Raffles and other pro- grammes were also run. The event just keeps get- ting bigger and bigger,'' Mr Karam says. Mike Paddison of Puhoi managed to defend his title and keep the highly prized and most contested trophy'', the Bill Shelford Memorial, for the second time. The trophy has been going on for many, many years but last year was the first time it was won by a Puhoi resi- dent. Past winners came from Dargaville, Whangarei and Kaitaia,'' Mr Karam says. The day's events included the standing log chop, where competitors cut an upright log as if it were a tree, and the underhand log, where the log is cut while on its side.
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