Botany and Ormiston Times
Howick and Pakuranga Times : Howick and Pakuranga Times Thursday August 29
6 --- Howick and Pakuranga Times, Thursday, August 29, 2013 www.times.co.nz FARM COVE SUPERETTE Your local convenience store 190 Fisher Parade, Pakuranga. Ph 09 576 1261 123452 New owners of Farm Cove Superette, Pakuranga, Sujal Patel and Rupesh Parikh are delighted to welcome store manager Urvi Patel. Urvi (23) recently graduated with a Diploma in Business Management from Auckland University and is also a qualified interior designer. Sujal and Rupesh say their objective is to provide the community with a wide range of high-quality goods at affordable prices. The NZ Post and Lotto outlet also carries a range of confectionery from the UK and USA as well as cut flowers. "We invite everyone to drop in to experience the new environment and excellent service," says Urvi. "You won't be disappointed." UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT New spring blossom A fresh new orist will soon be blooming at the Farm Cove shops, just in time for spring. With a grand opening scheduled for next Sunday, September 8, Blossom Floral House will be picking o the old petals to reveal newly decorated premises within. Owner and oral extraordinaire, Angela, says it's a dream come true. "I've always loved and appreciated the beauty of owers. Now, I can share it with others and design gorgeous bouquets customised for every taste." A oristry design graduate, Angela specialises in elegant owers for every occasion imaginable. Whether it's a milestone occasion such as graduations, anniversaries, weddings or a new baby, the creative team at Blossom Floral House can create a truly special arrangement worthy of the occasion. Alternatively, for a touch of everyday glamour or fresh owers to brighten the home or the o ce, call into: Blossom Floral House 190 Fisher Parade, Farm Cove. Ph 577 4040 123460a FARM COVE 123460 Bonjour et Bienvenue French style Full day Breakfast Tasty homemade counter food Variety of pre- cooked meals Ph: 576 8840 Shop 6, 190 Fisher Parade Farm Cove 123424 $6.50 coffee & scone combo 190 Fisher Parade, Pakuranga Farm Cove Superette Ph 576 1261 Blossom Floral House Ph 577 4040 La Cova Hair Design Ph 576 5714 Casa Tua Restaurant Ph 576 3739 Mon Bichon Ph 576 8840 Farm Cove Liquor Ph 576 0990 Farm Cove Takeaways Ph 576 6612 Crumbs Continental Bakery Ph 576 5244 Fisher Parade Butley Drive GlenmoreRd Fratley Ave Lilian Pl The perfect reminder of everything Howick. 100% cotton teatowel. Buy one for yourself, give to friends or send abroad. 87 Picton St Howick Ph 534 2490 PROUDLY HOWICK! Also available at Howick Historical Village ONLY $15EA Ph: 027 433 4166 or 534 2393 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 1A Estuary Views, Howick Tax Return a headache? Need professional accounting services? Small Business Accounting Tax returns and advice, GST and PAYE. Individuals, Companies, Rental Properties, Company Formations, Audits of Clubs and Societies. 122286 Bruce Urquhart -- Chartered Accountant Member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants Dad's day HONOUR your dad at Howick Historical Village, Lloyd Els- more Park, this Sunday, Father’s Day, 10am-4pm. Villagers will be blacksmithing, badgering, rope- making and more. There’s some- thing for everyone. For details, phone 576-9506, see www.fen- cible.org.nz, or email liveday@ fencible.org.nz. Witnesses sought FOR an accident between two cars on Tuesday, August 13, at about midday, on the corner of Pakuranga and Pigeon Mountain Roads. Phone 537-9505. Sunday film THE movie, Battle of Warsaw, screens at the Polish Heritage Trust Museum, 125 Elliot Street, Howick, on September 1 at 2pm, 110 minutes. Entry by donation. Word game SUNDAY Scrabble is at High- land Park Library. Join a fun and friendly game on the frst Sunday of the month between 11am and 1pm. The next session is on Sep- tember 1. Phone 535-5935. Cooking classes EVENING cooking classes start soon at Edgewater College, in- cluding Thai, Chinese, Italian, Indian, Mediterranean and more. For details and enrolments, go to www.shortcoursesandwork- shops.co.nz, or phone 576-4731. Centering meditation MONTHLY meeting at All Saints Church, corner of Selwyn Road and Cook Street, Howick, on September 1, at 6.50pm for 7pm start. Music and meditation on a sacred text and centering prayer. All welcome. For enquiries, phone the church on 534-6864. Teaching English LEARN to teach ESOL. English Language Partners, Auckland South, is offering a NZQA ap- proved course to train volunteers to work with adult migrants and refugees in East and South Auckland. For details about the training starting on September 6, phone 278-9099. Playgroup reunion ALL Saints Church Playgroup has been operating for 21 years and is thinking about having a reunion dinner. If you are inter- ested or for more information, email email@example.com. Singles group NEW Horizons is a social and friendship club for single 40s, 50s and 60s, with monthly pro- grammes of barbecues, out- ings, dinners and flms. A club and prospective new members night is held on the frst Thurs- day of each month at Barrel Inn, Cook Street, Howick, from 7pm. Phone Rex on 577-3459 or Suzy on 529-4027. Human evolution THE next meeting of U3A Pa- kuranga is on September 2 at St Andrew’s Church, corner Ridge Road and Vincent Street, Howick, at 1.45 pm. The guest speaker is Dr Bruce Floyd, of the department of anthropology, University of Auckland, topic: human evolution. The other speaker is David Collings, How- ick Local Board member, talking about the Auckland Council’s Unitary Plan. For more informa- tion, phone Bob on 534-4496 and Robin on 576-5572. Tai chi for seniors INTRODUCTION to tai chi for seniors aged 50-95, with frst two lessons free, further les- sons subsidised at $6 each. It’s great exercise for fexibility, bal- ance and de-stressing. Join from September 2: at Eastview Bap- tist Church, Botany, 1.45pm on Wednesdays; Howick Pakuranga Netball Centre, 1pm on Mondays; or Howick RSA on Thursdays at 12.30pm. For enquiries, phone Malisa on 266-7473. Household budgeting MONEY Week – Looking ahead to Christmas, is a session run by Sue Miller, manager of the Pa- kuranga and Howick Budgeting Service, on September 2, 10.30- 11.30am, at Pakuranga Library. All welcome. Combined Probus BOTANY Dannemora Combined Probus Club meets on Septem- ber 5, 10am at Eastview Baptist Church, 559 Chapel Road. The speaker is Mike Groves, outlining the life of Sir Winston Churchill. For enquiries, phone Ian on 537- 0589 or Moira on 274-5471. Green fingers PIGEON Mountain Garden Club meets on September 2, 7.30pm at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, corner Ridge Road and Vincent Street, Howick. The speaker is Jane Wrigglesworth on what new plants are in the shops. Phone Gaby on 537-2979. Money management TAKE control of your fnances, this presentation introduces strategies for improving money management skills. It’s at Botany Library, on September 3, 10.30- 11.30am, free entry. Seating is limited, RSVP to the library on phone 272-0010. Introducing Rotary THE Rotary Club of Botany East Tamaki is holding a public rela- tions day at Botany Town Centre on August 31. Learn about Ro- tary working in the community, where it’s making a big differ- ence in the lives of those in need. The group meets every Monday night at Celsius Gastro Bar, cor- ner Te Irirangi Dr and Ormiston Rd, Botany Junction, at 6.15pm. Phone Dyann on 021-535-682. GOOD DEEDS: Howick College's Ingham House, whose mascot is Garfield the cat, raised $256 for the Cure Kids charity by selling red noses earlier this month. Photo supplied 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.
Howick and Pakuranga Times Monday August 26
Howick and Pakuranga Times Monday September 2