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Howick and Pakuranga Times : Howick and Pakuranga Times, Thurs, March 21, 2013
www.times.co.nz Howick and Pakuranga Times, Thursday, March 21, 2013 --- 11 Visit us at 2/239 Burswood Dr, East Tamaki Ph 272-9964 Buffalo Luggage ...for the best range of luggage in town 119255 Open 10am--5pm Mon-Fri; 9.30am--1pm Sat Check out our low prices! 115417-V2 www.resthavenfunerals.co.nz Cnr Picton & Walter MacDonald Sts, Howick Ph 533 7493 (also in Manurewa) 121318-V3 Nikee Jaimie Alex Shannon CAMBELT REPLACEMENT 274 5122 0800 CAMBELT (226 235) 9c Lady Ruby Drive, East Tamaki RING THE EXPERTS FOR A QUOTE DON'T TAKE THE RISK WITH YOUR CAMBELT SERVICES116967 FREE LOAN CARS SPINACH 99C AVOCADOS $149 4INBAG NEW ZEALAND MANDARINS $149 1KG BAG BROCCOLI $149 EACH MIXED CAPSICUMS $149BAG MUSHROOMS $699KG ROUND EGGPLANTS 99C EACH NEW ZEALAND ROSE APPLES $169KG BAG 120132-V11 I'd like to congratulate the Howick and Pakuranga Times in achieving its 40th year. The people of Howick, like myself, can be proud of our local paper and its achievements. I've always enjoyed keeping up with local events and getting a feel for the opinions of residents from letters to the editor. -- Sharon Stewart, QSM, Auckland councillor for Howick Phone: (09) 271 8000 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.times.co.nz www.times.co.nz facebook.com/timesonlinenz Book launch THE launch of A Winter’s Day in 1939, a book by au- thor Melinda Szymanik, is at the Polish Heritage Trust Museum, 125 Elliot Street, Howick, on March 24, 4-6pm. It tells the story of 12-year-old Adam and his family who were taken from their home in Poland and transported to a labour camp in cold Siberia. It’s based on the story and expe- riences of Melinda’s father, Leszek Szymanik, who was sent to Russia from East- ern Poland in 1940. Join us to celebrate this new book. Guest speaker is John Roy- Wojciechowski, honorary consul of Poland in Auck- land. Phone 533-3530. Easter egg hunt FAMILY fun is on March 23, 10-11.30am at The Depot, Sir Lloyd Drive, Lloyd Elsmore Park. Gold coin koha, plus a can of food to donate to Ho- wick food banks. Doors open at 9.45am and the Easter egg hunt is limited to the frst 300 children. Phone Brett Jones at Cession Commu- nity Trust on 027-284-2893. Fishing contest BEACHLANDS Chartered Club’s 2013 Big Fish is on March 30, with great prizes. Tickets are at the Beachlands Club until March 28, phone 536-6233. Community barbecue THE Community South African Braai (barbecue) is at St Peter’s Church car park, corner Reeves and Udys Roads, Pakuranga, on March 23, 7.30am to 2pm. It’s a fundraiser and social event, all wel- come. Phone 576-7817. Barista course THINKING of a cafe barista job or buying your own coffee busi- ness? This is the course you need. It has at least six hours of practical hands-on time, full course book- let provided, and on completion you’ll receive a certifcate. A week- end workshop is on March 23-24 at Edgewater College. For details, phone 576-4731. Fortnightly dances LOVE dancing and have no part- ner? Join us at Howick RSA for fortnightly dances on Sundays from 7pm, with a live band. The next is on March 24, $12 entry, open bar, complimentary tea and coffee, friendly people. For enquir- ies, phone Carol on 021-401-235. Square dancing HOWICK Square Dance Club’s learners’ night begins on March 25 at Bucklands Beach Primary School, 107 Clovelly Road, at 7.30pm, and is on every Monday night after. Phone Don or Shirley on 534-4668, or Janet on 274-4644. Self-management A LYMPHOEDEMA support group meeting is on March 25, 7.30pm at Domain Lodge, 1 Boyle Cres- cent (off Park Road), Grafton. The discussion is “lymphoedema self- management”. All welcome. For enquiries, phone Joy on 625-6463. Fortunate life TALKING Point is on March 27, 10.30am, at Pa- kuranga Library, with John Roy speaking about “My Fortunate Life”. Tea and coffee served at 10.15am. All welcome. Military bands THE NZ army and navy bands, with special guests Strike Percussion and Bat- terie 100, present Brass, Wind and Fire on March 25, 7pm at TelstraClear Pacifc Events Centre, 770 Great South Road, Manukau. Door sales only: adults $10, children $5. For more information, phone 976-7777. eReading workshop TAKE your eReading device and share ideas and tips. Deciding which eReader to buy? A variety of eReading devices will be available for hands-on experience at a workshop at Howick Library on March 26, 10-11.30am, and learn from others. Life and flowers PAPATOETOE Garden and Floral Art Society meets on March 26, 7.30pm at Wesley Meth- odist Church Hall, Kolmar Road. The speaker is Doris Ranfurly on life and fowers on Niue Island. Supper and trading table, all wel- come. Phone Rosemary on 278- 2223 or Margaret on 278-8395. Diabetes support BOTANY, Howick, Pakuranga diabetes support group meets on March 27, 7.30pm, at the Salvation Army Room, 298 Ti Rakau Drive, Botany. The guest speaker is a rep- resentative from Pharmco discuss- ing the new blood testing meters introduced this year. Phone Geoff on 271-1034. Songs for everyone SONGS for You’s concert is held at Harlequin Theatre (behind Howick Community Centre), 563 Pakuran- ga Road, on March 28 at 1.30pm. Admission $5, includes cuppa and biscuits. Door sales or for reserva- tions, phone Dayle on 576-7311. BUSY FELLOW: Howick's John Roy has two guest speaking engagements this week: At the book launch of A Winter's Day in 1939, by Melinda Szymanik, at the Polish Heritage Trust Museum this Sunday afternoon; and at Talking Point at Pakuranga Library next Wednesday morning. Times photo Wayne Martin VILLAGE VOICE is a free community notice-board for non-pro t groups. Send notices to email@example.com, fax 271 8073, post to PO Box 259-243 Botany, Auckland 2163 or drop into our o ce at Times House, 50 Stonedon Dr, East Tamaki.
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