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6 --- Howick and Pakuranga Times, Monday, August 12, 2013 www.times.co.nz NEW INDEPENDENT APARTMENTS Your life, your lifestyle YOUR CHOICE With a choice of Independent Apartments, Villas, Serviced Apartments and a Rest Home, Pakuranga Park Village now has something for everyone. LICENCES SELLING NOW www.pakurangaparkvillage.co.nz 116243 National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing (Level 2) 3 DAYS A WEEK et new skills, retrain or simply et started with FREE computing ourses at Manukau Institute f Te chnology. G ge co of PART-TIME PART-TIME FreeB Computing Course National Certificate in ung (Level 2 and Level 3) For more information including locations and opening hours, or to apply call us on (09) 968 7687 or email FacultyofBusinessandIT@manukau.ac.nz or visit www.manukau.ac.nz/freecomputing 122275 VILLAGE VOICE is a free community notice-board for non-pro t groups. Send notices to paulinew@ times.co.nz, 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. Play Housie HOUSIE is played every Thursday be- tween 11.30am and 3pm at Emilie Maude Nixon House, 35 Uxbridge Road, How- ick, next to the Uxbridge Centre. The group invites new members to come along and join in the fun. Afternoon tea is provided. For more details, phone Ray on 273-4485 or Colleen on 273-3631. Men's Probus PAKURANGA Men’s Probus Club meets at Pakuranga Bowling Club, Lloyd Els- more Park, on August 16, 10am to noon. Guest speaker Roger Goldstone talks about Bulgaria. Visitors are welcome. Phone 534-4912. Opportunity knocks UXBRIDGE Creative Centre in Howick is hosting its community-based Xtreme Talent Quest, which provides an op- portunity for young people to gain vital stage skills and performance experience while competing for great prizes. This locally supported project runs during August and September leading up to a live grand fnal show, when the winning act is chosen. For enquiries and registra- tions, phone Uxbridge on 535-6467. Natural health TAKE Five meets every second Friday, 10am to midday at the Picton Centre, 120 Picton Street, Howick, for mums with young children. The group is held in a nearby room for children to enjoy, while mums attend their programme. Coffee and delicious morning tea pro- vided. New mums are always welcome. The next playgroup is on August 16, en- titled Natural Health. Join us to learn more about natural health with a local naturopath. At the flicks UXBRIDGE Cinema Club screens Being Elmo – A Puppeteer’s Journey on Au- gust 15 at 8pm. It runs for 80 minutes at Uxbridge Creative Centre, 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick, tickets $8. It’s a docu- mentary on the life of puppeteer Kevin Clash, creator of many much loved pup- pet characters from The Muppets, Ses- ame Street and more. Eat frst at Bistro at Uxbridge, bookings essential. Phone 535-6467. Family matters A MECOSS Cluster meeting, Family and Youth, is on August 14, 12.30-2.30pm in the Haseler Hall, All Saints Church, Howick. Handling fnancial crises for families and communities, anti-poverty strategies, with presenters Lilian Jen- nings, counsellor, and Nora Jack, from Christians Against Poverty. Members free admission, non-members $5. To register or for more information, phone Angelina on 533-3685, or email admin@ mecoss.org.nz. Retirement living A FREE discussion forum on moving from your home into retirement living is held on August 14, 10-11am, in the So- cial Room, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Reeves Road, Pakuranga. The guest speaker is Caz from Independent Living Service. All welcome. To book a place, phone Suzanne on 215-2787. Dance classes EMBARK on the love of dance with lessons in ballroom, waltz, cha-cha and more every Wednesday at 7pm and Saturday at 2-3pm in Pakuranga. Kids, teens, adults and seniors, singles and couples are all welcome. Bookings are essential, phone 576-5229, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Medical benefits PROVEN results and priceless benefts of CHIP, the Complete Health Improve- ment Programme, is a scientifcally proven lifestyle education programme that can help prevent arrest and even reverse common risk factors for life- style diseases such as obesity, type 2 di- abetes, cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure. To learn more about CHIP, there’s a free information session on August 18 at 11am at East Auckland City SDA, 47 Ben Lomond Crescent, in Pakuranga. Yoga meditation LEARN practical tools to manage stress through yoga meditation and breath- ing at Te Tuhi Centre, 13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga, on August 17 from 10.30- 11.30am. For further information, phone Nonita on 021-234-1711, or email email@example.com.
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