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14 --- Howick and Pakuranga Times, Thursday, April 11, 2013 www.times.co.nz SPECIAL LAUNCH PRICE SPECIAL LAUNCH PRICE BEDPOST BOTANY AT THE HUB 451 Ti Rakau Dr, The Hub Botany Downs, Ph 273 8088 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Monday-Saturday 9am-5.30pm, Sunday 10am-5pm 121008 New! New! New! 121012 South Auckland Motors MANUKAU | BOTA NY | PUKEKOHE | P 0800 114 443 |southaucklandmotors.co.nz Wouldn’t it be nice to be pleasantly surprised for a change? How does getting the sleekness and style of a feature packed brand new Fiesta Zetec for only $24,790 sound? Just pop into your Ford dealer and take one for a test drive. Yo u could be pleasantly surprised, today. 16" ALLOYSS PORTS SEATSS PORTS BODY KIT +ORC Conditions apply, formoreinformationsee blueovalbonus.co.nz 115417-V2 www.resthavenfunerals.co.nz Cnr Picton & Walter MacDonald Sts, Howick Ph 533 7493 (also in Manurewa) PAKURANGA GOLF CLUB FUNCTION CENTRE FOR HIRE We cater for Weddings, 21st Birthdays, Anniversaries, Corporate Functions www.pakurangagolf.co.nz or Phone 538 0676 120560 I'm full of admiration for Reay and Brian Neben and their wonderful staff, especially all the young reporters who have covered the issues over 40 years. The newspaper has stamped its mark on Howick, Pakuranga and surrounding suburbs, and has gone from strength to strength in keeping the people of those areas so well informed. It certainly is the voice of the community. My very sincere congratulations to you all. -- Sir Barry Curtis, former Manukau Mayor ❝ Ph: 09 271 8000 www.times.co.nz Email: email@example.com ❞ Know thy neighbour DO YOU live in the Flat Bush area and would like to meet some of your neighbours? Meet and greet the locals for morning tea on Mon- day mornings, 10am to noon, in the Old Flat Bush School, corner Mur- phy’s and Flat Bush School Roads. Hosted by the Flat Bush Commu- nity Group. Phone Heather on 273- 6911. Multicultural festival BUDDHA’S Day Multicultural Festival is on April 14, 10am to 4pm, at Fo Guang Shan Temple, 16 Stancombe Road, Flat Bush. Free entry, all welcome. See www.fgs. org.nz. Dead flowers LEE Neale will give a talk on “why she kills her orchids” at the How- ick Orchid Society meeting on April 14, 1.30pm at Fencible Lounge, Uxbridge Road. It’s also the AGM. Afternoon tea, orchid plant raffes, fowers displayed, visitors wel- come, entry $2. Phone Anton on 537-1251. New Lions Club THE Lions Club of Howick wishes to form a new service club in Flat Bush and Botany. An information evening is on April 16 at 7.15pm at Old Flat Bush School, corner of Flat Bush School and Murphy’s Roads. It’s a chance to support, serve and communicate with this fast grow- ing community, as well as meeting and having fun with new people. Phone Brian on 537-1352. Bargains galore THE opportunity shop in the St Columba Church basement, 480 Ti Rakau Drive, is having its fnal sum- mer sale. Fill a bag on April 17-19, with new winter stock from April 24. It is open Wednesday-Friday, 9am-12.30pm. Antenatal classes ARE you pregnant? Due in August or early September? Auckland East Parents Centre still has spaces available in its antenatal course starting on April 18. It runs for seven consecutive Thursday nights, 7-9.30pm, at Keall House, 31 Uxbridge Road, Howick. Refresh- ments provided, bookings essen- tial. Phone 537-0560. Seaside market BEACHLANDS mini market and car boot sale is on April 13, 9am to noon, at Beachlands Chartered Club. Gather unwanted items and have a car boot sale for $10 or a stall and sell crafts, jewellery, health and beauty products, preserves, plants, or promote your business for $20. Sausage sizzle, raffes, cafe open. To book or for more information, phone/text Margaret on 536-6735 or 0274-954-312. Public speaking DO YOU have to speak at an anni- versary, wedding, birthday or farewell? Are your speaking skills restricting your career? Pakuranga Toastmasters meets fortnightly for friendly training in a supportive environment. The next meeting is on April 15. Phone Tony on 277- 2864 or Alun on 576-5597. Family reunion SEARCHING for descendants of Alfred William Stack, born in Tamaki in 1845 and buried in Mor- rinsville on April 24, 1929. Alfred was a miner and farmer and son of James Stack 1801-1883, one of the earliest Wesleyan missionaries in New Zealand. James collected sig- natures for the Treaty of Waitangi. Alfred was also the brother of Rev James West Stack, Rev Maurice Stack, Rev Edward Stack and Rev Michael Stack. Contact Stella on 027-282-548. Fundraising night MELLONS Bay School’s fund- raising night is on April 17 from 7pm. Sarah Ulmer brand (Sub clothing) and Peak nutrition and training are teaming up to deliver a presentation just for the ladies. Melissa O’Keeffe from Peak shares secrets on “cravings, goal-setting and training”. Limited tickets at $15, so be in quick and register at www.sub.org.nz. Language advice ENGLISH language advice clin- ics of Auckland Regional Migrant Services help immigrants fnd their level of English, classes or commu- nity resources. To make an appoint- ment with an English advisor at Community Link, 491 Pakuranga Road, Highland Park, on April 17, phone 263-5490. Sports opportunities SPECIAL Olympics Howick- Pakuranga provides sporting opportunities for people with an intellectual disability. Weekly training sessions and regular tour- naments are run by volunteers in athletics, swimming, basketball, table tennis, snow sports, football and tenpin bowling. The AGM is on April 16, 7.30pm at Howick RSA, 25-29 Wellington Street. All are welcome. Send nominations for committee to howick-pakuranga@ specialolympics.org.nz, or phone Laurinne on 533-5997. Intrepid journeys COMBINED Probus Club of Ormiston meets on April 18, 10am at Old Flat Bush School, corner of Flat Bush School and Murphys Roads. The speaker is Barbara Reilly, about her many intrepid trips to some unusual destinations. Members and visitors welcome. For more information, phone Mike on 279-3956 or 021-772-478. VILLAGE VOICE is a free community notice-board for non-pro t groups. Send notices to firstname.lastname@example.org, 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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