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23: General Election see story
23: Tauhoa School Traditional Calf Club Day, 16km south of Wellsford on SH16, with calves, lambs, goats and chickens, starting at 10am, plus food stalls, cafe, plant stall, white elephant, petting zoo, quick fires (with fish). Finishes about 2pm. All welcome
23: Pakiri School Pet Day, Pakiri School, Bathgate Road, 10am. Info: 422 6076 or firstname.lastname@example.org (see story p )
24: Simonne Butler talks about her book Double-Edged Sword, Whangaparaoa Library, Main Street, (opposite Coast Plaza), 4.15pm. Free entry and refreshments provided. (see story)
24: Coast Kids Got Talent, Heat 3, at the Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, from 5pm. (see story)
24: Battle of the Sexes advance screening, fundraiser for Matakana Community Tennis Courts. Dress in 70s/80s tennis gear, special guest Adam Gard'ner, Tennis NZ. Matakana Cinemas, 6pm. Tickets $35. Info: Matakana Community Group on Facebook
25: Kaipara Flats Sports Club annual general meeting, 7.30pm
25: The Remarkables, Whangateau Acoustic Music and Social Club night, Whangateau Hall, from 7pm. Entry, $10.
27: Community based restoration plan for Orewa Estuary and how you can help – talk by Tony Payne, Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa, 7.30pm. Hosted by Hibiscus Coast Forest & Bird Info: email Hibiscuscoast.email@example.com
28: Free guided walk with park ranger at Alice Eave's Scenic Reserve, 9.45am–12pm. Meet at Kensington Park bush entrance, off Eave's Bush Parade, Orewa. All welcome. Good level of fitness and mobility required. Numbers limited, bookings essential, email firstname.lastname@example.org
29: Black Fire perform at the Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Rd, Stanmore Bay, 7pm. Entry $5, open to all.
29: Warkworth Aglow, hear Jill and Weymond Fong speak about their work with Jackie Pullinger in Hong Kong, 7pm. Supper provided. Berakah Hall, 160 Hepburn Creek Road, Warkworth. 027 4259120. All welcome
30: Two Flat Whites and a Mocha play at the Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Rd, Stanmore Bay, 7.30pm. Entry $5 open to all.
30: Join Tony Payne for a stroll around Orewa Estuary, highlighting native plants, weeds, pests and prime areas for restoration. Meet at Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa, 11am. Hosted by Hibiscus Coast Forest & Bird. Info: email Hibiscuscoast.email@example.com
30: Family Fun Day, Snells Beach Baptist Church car park, featuring sausage sizzle, cake stall and car boot sale, 9am-2pm (see story p )
1: Open day at Weiti Boat Club, 1 Fairhaven Walk, Arkles Bay, from 2pm. Nautical car boot sale, bouncy castle, games, dingy race, afternoon tea and more. All welcome.
2: Bingo, Old Masonic Hall, Baxter Street Warkworth, 7pm. Fundraising for Warkworth Museum.
4: The Rubbish Trip - Reducing Our Household Rubbish, with No Waste Nomads Hannah Blumhardt and Liam Prince, Matakana Community Hall, 7pm. Free, all welcome. Info: therubbishtrip.co.nz
5: Auckland Heritage Festival talk, Wellsford Library, 11am. Free
6: Klassic Trax play at the Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, 7.30pm Entry $5 open to all.
6: Our Place, Our Stories, St Leonard's Anglican Church, Matakana, from 7pm. Free
7: Warkworth Museum Summer Markets, Old Masonic Hall in Baxter Street, 8am-1pm
7: Debbie Doorday & Jim Joll Puttin' on the Ritz, Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, 7.30pm. Tickets $15 at the bar. Open to all.
7: Rodney Craft Extravaganza, Totara Park Village, Warkworth, 12.30pm-5pm (doors open at noon). Displays, prizes and afternoon tea. Make four projects with experienced teachers, $30. Bookings essential. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
7&8: Mangawhai Antique Fair, Mangawhai Museum. Genuine antiques, from 10am. Adults $6, children U15yrs $3, includes admission to museum. Info: Grant Mitchell on 021 732 705 or visit mangawhai-museum.org.nz/whats-on
8: Lake Party at Maygrove Lake, Orewa, 2pm to celebrate the installation of a screen over the weir and the release of grass carp to the southern end. At the lakeside outside 15 Chalmers Close. All welcome.
8: Auckland Youth Orchestra at Warkworth Town Hall, 4pm. Music by Beethoven, Berlioz and the premiere of a new organ concerto by Mahurangi's own John Wells. Tickets $35 from warkworthmusic.org.nz ($25 members) or at the door (cash only).
8: Wellsford Country Music Club, Wellsford Community Centre, 1.30pm. Visitors welcome. Info: Iris Moraghan 439 4347 or 027 8848280
9: Warkworth Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists, a talk about using old newspapers for information, by Carolyn Williams; Clubrooms Shoesmith Domain, 9.45am-12.30pm. Info: 422 3486
11: Snells Beach Garden Circle meeting, Mahurangi East Community Centre, at 1.30pm. Speaker, sales table, competition entries and afternoon tea. Info: Barbara 425 5371
13: Pink Ribbon Day, look for collectors in Warkworth & Mangawhai
14: Coastguard Hibiscus annual Charity Auction, Gulf Harbour Country Club, 6.30pm. Tickets $70 including a buffet dinner, complimentary drink, live music and, auctions. All welcome. Tickets from email@example.com
15: Join Richard Chambers of Hibiscus Coast Forest & Bird for a guided walk from the small seafront carpark to Crocodile Island, Orewa Estuary, 11am. Hear about bird life in the area. Info: email Hibiscuscoast.firstname.lastname@example.org
25: Forest & Bird's climate advocate Adelia Hallett talks about how natural places and species will be affected by climate change, Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa, 7.30pm. Info: email Hibiscuscoast.email@example.com
28: Kowhai Festival Huge Day Out, Warkworth town centre, 9.30am to 4pm
28: Dairy Flat School Ag Day, 1220 Dairy Flat Hwy, Dairy Flat, 8.30am–2pm. Animal judging starts at 9am. Raffles, market stalls, great country food. White Elephant, silent auction, games, rides and lots of fun for the whole family.
28: Silverdale School Country Show Day, Longmore Lane, Silverdale, 10am–2pm. Stalls, food, entertainment, raffles, rides and more. Fun for the whole family.
29: Westie Walk, Orewa Estuary walkway (Te Ara Tahuna), 11am–1pm. Meet at Western Reserve, by the skatepark. Do as little or as much of the walk as you like. Meet other dog owners. Dogs other than Westies also welcome.