Rodney Times : January 20th 2011
12 RODNEY TIMES, JANUARY 20, 2011 3353451AG 665 Whangaparaoa Road Crows Nest Bar DIAL A DRIVER Ph 09 424 8389 Texas Holdem Poker with Wuza Mon from 7.30pm • $10 entry POKER LIVE SPORT on Big Screens SPORT Thurs/Fri from 9pm Sun 4 til late KARAOKE 18 Gaming Machines donating back to our community POKIES Thurs/Fri from 4pm RAFFLES Every Tues from 7pm POOL COMPS WATCH US ON TV SUNDAY SERVICES -10am & 7pm 794 East Coast Road, Albany, Auckland. www.cityimpactchurch.com 0800 CHURCH WITH PASTORS PETER & BEV MORTLOCK 6am -TUESDAY 6a m-FRIDAY 9a m-SUNDAY TV3 PRIME INDIAN CUISINE Dine In Takeaway Free local delivery Lunch Mon-Fri 11.30-2.30 Dinner 7 nights 4.30 till late Shop 11, 15 Karepiro Drive Whangaparaoa Ph 09 424 3400 Raviz Indian Restaurant in Whangaparaoa $10 20% OFF YOUR TOTAL BILL When you dine in or takeaway Sat/Sun. Only with this ad www.raviz.co.nz DINNERS Mon - Tues - Weds Dining/Takeaway/Delivery Conditions apply LUNCHES Mon - Fri Includes mains rice and a naan bread (Maximum discount $60.00) 3424222AD Advertising Feature entertainment Dining& Top weekend of music at Kumeu Too Far Gone: Performing at the Auckland Folk Festival at the Kumeu Showgrounds January 28-31. The Auckland Folk Fes- tival during Auckland Anniversary weekend is expected to bring more than 2000 people to the Kumeu Showgrounds. Steve Turner, one of the UK's finest pres- enters of traditional songs features at the cel- ebration of music, song and dance for the whole family. Another guest is Diane Ponzio, a global minstrel with a charismatic stage presence. Also on stage, Appa- lachian Heaven is an old- time string band playing music from West Virgi- nia and the rural South and a capella harmony. From New Zealand are Too Far Gone, Emeralds and Greenstone, and Sanders Alley Khan. Local artists host workshops and sing- around sessions with workshops teaching dance styles from around the world. There is a programme of activities to keep chil- dren entertained as well as events for teenagers. The festival is organ- ised by members of Devonport Folk Music Club, Titirangi Folk Music Club, Auckland Bluegrass and Tradi- tional Old Time Country Music Club, Tir Na Nog, and City of Auckland Morris Dancers. The showground have a flat camping area, plenty of parking, hot showers and flush and portable toilets. On site catering is pro- vided and there are shops and restaurants within walking distance. There are six perform- ance venues, food outlets and retail stalls. Musi- cians can find jam sessions throughout the campsite at any time. Online ticket sales are closed but tickets will be available at the gate. Visit www.auckland folkfestival.co.nz for information. Big events as Auckland turns 171 Auckland is celebrating its 171st birthday and a massive range of events is planned for the hol- iday weekend of January 28 to 31. Major events include the Auckland Inter- national Buskers Festi- val, the Auckland Sea- food Festival, Ocean- bridge Anniversary Day Regatta, the St Jeromes Laneway Festival in Aotea Square, the Royal New Zealand Navy ship open days, boat tours of the Ports of Auckland, activities at the Voyager NZ Maritime Museum, and a fireworks display on the Sunday evening. The maritime high- light is the regatta on the Monday. It includes waka ama races, dragon boat demonstrations, power boats, yachts of all sizes and types and even tug boats. The Mahurangi Reg- atta has a full day of events on January 29. Restored scow the Jane Gifford again features as the start boat at noon and will later anchor off Scotts Land- ing with visitors wel- come. More than 100 boats are expected. Entries for sailing and the log race open at 9am. The Master of the Mahurangi event starts at 11am, along with shoreside events at Sullivans Bay. Races include dinghy, kayak, swimming, blindfold boat, rowed inflatable and more. Sailing events start at noon. Running races, includ- ing three-legged, sack, spud and spoon, and a water run start at 1pm. A sand sculpture com- petition is from 1pm- 2.30pm. Back on the water, the centreboard all-comers races start at 1.30pm. A tug-of-war at 4pm ends the shore activities. A prizegiving and dance is at Scotts Land- ing with the Prohibition Big Band playing. Visit www. mahurangi.org.nz/ regatta/2011 for information.
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