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10 --- Howick and Pakuranga Times, Thursday, August 8, 2013 www.times.co.nz S.O.S SAVE OUR SNAPPER Recreational ﬁshers all over New Zealand face huge cuts to their snapper allowance now under review by the Ministry of Primary Industries – bag limits down from 9 to 3 or 4 per person. National advocacy group LegaSea is challenging the proposals as unfair and is encouraging all Kiwis to stand up for their interests. Go to the Times Newspapers website www.times.co.nz for a link or visit www.legasea.co.nz/sos to endorse the pre-written submission Take urgent action now -- it only takes a minute. Last day August 23. More information in next week’s papers Together we can make a difference Are sky-high petrol prices sucking the money out of your wallet? Shop local and reap the benefits HOWICK'S INAUGURAL FASHION & WEARABLE ART AWARDS Registration form (printable version) available at www.howickvillage.co.nz. For further information please contact the Howick Village Business Association on 09 534 4505 or 021 078 8138, email@example.com Registrations close August 23, 2013 EASTERN INSPIRATIONS brings you... OPEN SECTION Premier Award $1500 Category Winner $1000 Category Runner Up $500 AWARDS PRIZES: STUDENT SECTION Years 7-13 Premier Award $500 Category Winner $300 Category Runner Up $200 123207-v2 Blueprint 2013 We invite entries from students, artists and designers. Categories: • Masks/Hats* • Organic* • Recycled* • Fantasy Fiction • Street Beat • Bridal/Evening *Students Section Family research THE Panmure branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists meets at the Family Research Centre, 159 Queen’s Road, on August 13 at 5pm for own research and 7.30pm for meeting. Theme: Film night with popcorn. For enquiries, phone Vivienne on 578-2525. Tennis opening HOWICK Tennis Club, on the corner of Wellington and Howe Streets, holds its senior opening day on August 11 and welcomes new members. It starts at 1.30pm with fun tennis, followed by the of- fcial opening and afternoon tea at 3pm. For enquiries, phone Cat on 534-9152 or 021-879-811. Range of activities ANCHORAGE Park Community House offers a selection of activity groups, including Japanese cook- ing, knitting, Zumba, cooking the Kiwi way, Plunket and more. For more information, phone 576-5381. 60's Up ENTERTAINMENT this month is provided by Accordion Aires, who will have feet tapping and hands clapping to accordion music, on August 13, 9.30am at Te Tuhi Cen- tre for the Arts, Pakuranga. Mem- bers can book for the annual outing to see an old movie at Avondale’s Hollywood Cinema, $30. New members welcome. Phone Mau- reen on 534-5150. Blooming orchids HOWICK Orchid Society meets on August 11 at Fencible Lounge, Uxbridge Road, at 1.30pm. Club member Phil Funnel gives a talk on weird and wacky orchids and shows slides of unusual species. Afternoon tea, orchid plant raffes and fowers displayed, visitors welcome. Entry $2. Phone Anton on 537-1251. Graffiti talk UXBRIDGE Creative Centre holds an art lecture series with Elisha Masemann on August 13, 7pm at 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick. The city as a medium: Street art from New York to Auckland. Since their early development in New York in the 1970s, graffti and street art subcul- tures have become revolutionary and highly controversial practices. Tickets $15 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students. For bookings or more de- tails, phone 535-6467. Relationship seminar CESSION Community Trust is hosting the Strength to Strength Relationships Seminar Series with Aaron Ironside. It gives insight on how to improve relationships, including parents and children, siblings, spouses or partners, and cross-cultural relationships. It’s on three Wednesdays, August 14-28, 7.15pm at The Depot, Lloyd Elsmore Park, $30 individual or $50 couple, including dessert. Registration is essential. Contact Juanita, trust@ cession.org.nz or 021-723-369. Ancestry study ON AUGUST 14, 10am at Highland Park Library, Lois Francis presents fndmypast.uk, a website dedicated to more than 550 million searcha- ble family history records from the UK. For reservations, phone 535- 5935. On August 16, 11am to noon, at Botany Library, learn how to fnd your past, beginner to intermediate level. Phone 272-0010. Yoga mediation LEARN practical tools to manage stress through yoga mediation and breathing, at Point View School, 25 Kilkenny Drive, Dannemora, on August 10 from 10.30-11.30am. For further details, phone Nonita on 021-234-1711, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Border control CITIZENS Advice Bureau Pa- kuranga/Eastern Manukau holds its annual general meeting on Au- gust 14, 10.30am at Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, 13 Reeves Road, Pa- kuranga. Guest speaker Cressida Cameron will talk about her life at Border Control and Springhill Prison. All welcome. For more in- formation, phone 576-8331. Stamp collectors THE Howick Philatelic Society meets on the third Thursday of each month at St Andrew’s Church Centre on the corner of Vincent Street and Ridge Road at 7.30pm, and from 7pm for swapping. The group has interesting speakers, all welcome and no age barrier. For details, phone Trevor on 535-5577. Network meeting A PAKURANGA and Howick Net- work meeting is on August 15 at the Star of the Sea building, 29 Granger Road, Howick, at 10am. For enquir- ies, phone Lance on 261-8738. Stitch up HOWICK Quilting Friends meets on the second Saturday of the month at Nixon Park Hall, 70 Sale Street, Howick. Phone Liz on 535- 4027 or Lyn on 535-4663. Donations wanted ANY second-hand clothing, towels, sheets, crockery and general house- hold items are required for Temple fundraising. If you can help, phone 535-6489. Traditional jazz THE Vintage Jazz Band with jazz pianist John Wilcox plays at the Nixon Centre, Sale Street, Howick, from 7.30-10pm on August 9. Mem- bers $10, non $15, cash bar, all wel- come. For enquiries, phone Peter on 534-4541. 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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