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Buying from $ 1,166.35 Buying from $1,003.15 Selling from $ 942.00 Selling from $ 703.30 WITH MORTGAGE WITHOUT MORTGAGE Re nancing from $540.25 I'm full of admiration for Reay and Brian Neben and their wonderful staff, especially all the young reporters who have covered the issues for over 40 years. The Howick and Pakuranga Times 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. -- Sir Barry Curtis, former Manukau Mayor ❝ Ph: (09) 271 8000, www.times.co.nz Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. ❞ 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. Careers clinic IN Need of advice on your CV, job searches or other work/career issues? Free sessions are held the frst and third Tuesday afternoon of the month at CAB Pakuranga. Bookings are essential. For more information phone 576-8331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Series of seminars NAVIGATING the health system pilot programme with guest speak- ers covers what support services are available should circumstances change in retirement. “The 4 Sens- es” will explore the impact ageing has on vision, hearing, dental and medications consumed. Four guest speakers will give a short presenta- tion on their services, with time for questions and answers, on June 19, 10am to noon, at St John’s Commu- nity Centre, 120 Great South Road, Papatoetoe. Morning tea. No entry charge, but donations welcome. Bookings are essential. Phone Age Concern on 279-4331 ext 800. Big Band SCHOOLS Out East Big Band Night is on June 20, 7-9.30pm at Ux- bridge Centre, 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick; tickets $8. A delightful evening of music will be performed by talented students from local sec- ondary schools. Call Uxbridge on 535-6467 to book. Friendly environment JOIN the english conversation group for tea and coffee and a chance to practise your english in a friendly environment on Friday mornings 10.30am to 12noon at Pa- kuranga Library, starting June 21. Phone the library on 576-5269. Men's Probus PAKURANGA Men’s Probus Club meets at Pakuranga Combined Bowling Club, Lloyd elsmore Park on June 21, 10am to 12noon. Bruce Cousins talks about his life as a British Airways pilot, including “thunderstorms and smoke”. Visi- tors are welcome. Phone eric on 534-4912. Return to work AUCKLANd east Parents Centre is holding two new sessions. “Re- turning to Work” after caring for children is on June 22 and “Mov- ing Forward”, June 24, is about everything to do with baby mov- ing, playing and exploring in a safe manner after baby is six months old. Sessions 9.30am to 11.30am at Keall House, 31 Uxbridge Road, Howick. Refreshments provided. Babies welcome. Bookings essen- tial, phone 537-0560. Family support group dO yOU support a loved one who experiences mental illness? Family support group meets on the third Thursday of the month at Highland Park Community House, 47 Avie- more drive, Highland Park. Phone Olivia on 270-8543. Travel club ON FRIdAy, June 21, 7.30pm at Uxbridge Centre, a long-time member of the Uxbridge Travel Club, Charles Brown, talks from the heart about his trials and tribu- lations on a trip to Turkey. All wel- come. Phone Stella on 534-9463. Information expos MANUKAU Institute of Technol- ogy series of information expos are designed to help those looking at up-skilling or studying to dis- cover study options; get help with applications. They will also sug- gest ways of acquiring skills and qualifcations to get a better job or start a new career; fnd out options for free study and ask about stu- dent loans. They are held at MIT Technology’s information centre, JKL Block, Gate 1, Newbury Street, Otara, on June 25, 4pm to 8pm; every Saturday 8am to 12noon in June and July. MIT Newmar- ket Campus, 4th foor, Westfeld Shopping Centre, 277 Broadway Newmarket, June 27, 5pm to 7pm. For more information go to info@ manukau.ac.nz Floral demonstration PAPATOeTOe Garden and Floral Art Society meets June 25, 7.30pm at Wesley Methodist Church Hall, Kolmar Road, Papatoetoe. A foral demonstration will be presented by Heather Hammond. Floral art and cut fowers are on display. Visitors $5; trading table and supper. Phone Rosemary on 278-2223 or Margaret on 278-8395. Auckland Herb Society SeMINAR on June 22, 9am to 12.30pm, with Jane Wigglesworth, writer for New Zealand Gardener and editor of Herb News speak- ing on her favourite herbs. Perry Macdonald introduces Ayurveda Health and how they prepare and use herbs accordingly. Members $5, visitors $10. Trading table, herbs and plants for sale; raffes and morning tea. Held at The Horticul- ture Centre, 990 Great North Road, Western Springs. Phone Lynn on 818-4348. Splash and play AUCKLANd east Parents Centre and SwimGym are having a session exploring water play and safety for young children. It’s on Wednesday, June 26, starting 7.30pm at Swim- Gym, corner Wellington Street and Fencible drive, Howick. Hand- outs and tea/coffee provided. $5 per person. Registration essential, phone 537-0560. DANCING TROUPE: Merilyn's Linedancing Demonstration Group put a smile on the faces of residents at Howick's Landsdowne Hospital and Rest Home recently. Classes have been underway for the past two months. Organiser Merylin Laing says the country music is great and it aids mental and physical fitness for men and women of all ages. Classes are held at 10.30-11.30am, every Monday at All Saints Community Hall, Cook Street, Howick and every Thursday at the RSA, Wellington Street, Howick. They cost $4. 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