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3-10: Humminbird Fishing Tournament, Omaha to raise funds for Auckland Regional Helicopter Rescue Trust. $100,000 in prizes. Info: www.arht.fishingcomp.co.nz
8: Community and seniors lunch, Mangawhai Community Hall, Fagan Place, 12.30pm. Free but registration essential one week prior. Info: 09 431 9080
9: Shot Bro - Confessions of a Depressed Bullet, Warkworth Town Hall, 6.30pm. Solo show by Rob Mokaraka on his journey from depression and attempted suicide to healing and self-discovery. Info: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
10: Concert by Josh Jones and his band Secret Chords, raising funds for St Chads Church hall, St Chads Church, cnr Centreway Rd and Florence Ave, Ōrewa, 7.30pm. Supper follows and is included in the price of $20 per ticket. ... read more (NB: this was postponed. If unable to attend, email chadŌrewa@gmail.com for refund.) Tickets, $20, from St Chad's Op Shop, Ōrewa.
10: Curry's Bush opening, 17 Wi Apo Drive, 10am.
10 & 17: Maygrove Lake working bees, 9am to 11am. Help weed the lake and reserve. Please bring rakes, wheelbarrows, hedge clippers etc. Old clothes, old footwear and gloves needed. If you have waders, we need people to work in the water on the edges of the lake. Supporters also welcome. Morning tea supplied at 11am. Info: phone Marie, 426 3742.
11: Hot Diggety Dog Show, Western Reserve, Ōrewa. Fun dog competitions and stalls for the family pooch. 10am-2pm. All welcome. Hosted by Ōrewa Lions Club.
11: First Steps Te Araroa public walk, Puhoi to Warkworth. Info: see TeAraroaNewZealandTrail on FB
11: Author Lynne Third talks about her book Hard Graft – the story of the Dairy Flat Community, Whangaparāoa Library, Main Street, Whangaparāoa, 2pm.
11: Wellsford Challenge, Matakana, 9am. Fundraiser for Wellsford Plunket. Info: email@example.com
11: Cement Works Warkworth meeting, Cement Works, Wilson Road, 3pm. All welcome. (If wet, at 133 Wilson Road)
11: Social girls' golf Emma Fairnie Golf is hosting social golf for women on Sunday, April 11, at Omaha Beach Golf Club. There are nine hole and six hole options. Tee off is 2pm and entry is $15. Drinks and prizes at the club afterwards. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
12, 19 & 26: Free CAP Money Management Course, The Hub, 13 Agency Lane, Silverdale, 7pm-8.30pm. Advice on how to budget, save and spend. Email email@example.com
12: A Lion in the Meadow storytime performance, Warkworth Library, 10.30am. Tim Bray Theatre Co performs stories by Margaret Mahy. Free entry.
13: Life Education Trust Rodney presents Harold Does Resilience, Ōrewa Community Hall, 7pm. Two-hour fundraising event with speakers to help families face these times. Entry $20 (max $40 per family). Tickets from Eventfinda.
13: Safe Swim Presentation, Mahurangi East Community Centre, 7pm. Safe Swim explains how their water testing operation works, where they are testing and what their figures mean regarding water safety in Kawau Bay. Info: facebook.com/events/1848384955322331/
14: Snells Beach Garden Club Meeting, Mahurangi East Community Centre, 1.15pm. Pru Broughton talks on growing organic vegetables. Competition entries of cut flowers, floral designs, sales table & afternoon tea. Visitors and new members welcome. Info: Helen 4255516
15: Forest & Bird Warkworth AGM, Totara Park Retirement Village Hall, Melwood Drive, Warkworth, 7.30pm. Talk by Annette Lees on NZ's special swimming places.
15-24: Warkworth Theatre Group presents Gone to Seed, a New Zealand play by Tim Hambleton. For tickets and info, visit www.wwtheatre.co.nz.
17: Peninsula Club Retirement Village Market Day, 441 Whangaparāoa Rd, Stanmore Bay, 10am-2pm. Stalls, cream tea, bargains galore and raffles. All welcome.
17: The British Invasion, 7.30pm, RSA 28 Neville Street, Warkworth, $30. Ph 425 8568
17: Trio Elan, presented by Warkworth Music, Warkworth Town Hall. Info & tickets: www.warkworth music.org.nz
17: Loggerheads 8, Mangawhai Heads beach. Traditional longboarding surfing competition.
17: Mahurangi East Land Restoration Programme launch, Scotts Homestead, Scotts Landing, 2pm. Food, drink, and family activities
18: Sounds, Surf and Skate, Western Reserve, behind Estuary Arts and HBC Youth Centre, Ōrewa, 1pm-4pm. Live music, food trucks. A free event hosted by the Hibiscus & Bays Local Board, focused on youth. Note: Postponed from March 13.
18: Take a kid fishing. The Warkworth Lions Take a Kid Fishing day has been postponed to Sunday, April 18. Registrations are still open at Hunting and Fishing Warkworth. It is a day of fishing open to children under the age of 12.
18: Kaipara Flats Kids Club, St Alban's Church, 19 Old Woodcocks Road, 4-5pm. Fun, crafts and snacks. Every third Sunday of the month. Info: ph 425 8054 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
21: Rodney Local Board meeting, Te Whare o Oranga Parakai, 5 Rere Place, Parakai, 3pm. Info: search for Rodney Local Board at www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
24: Fishing and golfing in Tapora The Hit and Hook competition in Tapora combines a fishing competition on Saturday, April 24 with a golf tournament at the Tapora Golf Club on Sunday, April 25. Entry is $100 for a team of three. All funds raised go towards the survival of the golf club. Competitors, sponsors and supporters contact the McConnells on 422 1822.
24 & 25: Smoke on the Coast Festival and Barbecue Competition, Whangateau Holiday Park, 10.30am. $15 entry. Tickets: www.iticket.co.nz/events/2021/apr/smoke-on-the-coast-2021
25: Anzac Day
30: Roller Disco, Mahurangi Community Hall, 6-8.30pm. Roller disco and skate lesson. Lesson starts 6pm. Disco starts 7pm. Info: www.facebook.com/events/1345849642463549
7: Winter netball Netball at the Rodney Netball Centre starts on Friday, May 7, for seniors and Saturday, May 8, for juniors. Registration is with individual clubs including Warkworth Netball Club, Wellsford Netball Club, Kaipara Flats Netball, Rodney Rams Netball, Matakana Hawks Netball and Mangawhai Netball Club.
8: Junior hockey Mahurangi Junior Hockey begins on May 8 at the Warkworth Hockey Turf for players years 0-6, aged 4 and up. Clubs include Horizon, Kaipara Flats, Leigh, Matakana, Snells Beach, Warkworth and Wellsford. See https://mahujuniorhockey.co.nz/register/
Junior rugby. Wellsford Rugby Club is calling for junior players for its U7s, U9s, U11s and U13s teams. Registrations opened last week. The club is asking for registrations to be submitted ASAP so that it can begin organising players into teams. See sporty.co.nz/wellsfordrugby
Let's play squash. Coach Kaye Jackson is hosting a reintroduction to squash group on Monday evenings at the Warkworth Tennis and Squash Club. It is $5 per evening, open to anyone. Coach Jackson is also putting together a four-week in-house tournament for college students to be held on Friday evenings. It is $10 for the full programme. Contact 021 135 7574.
Wellsford junior golf. Coach Gareth Winslow is offering a junior golf programme at the Wellsford Golf Club every Thursday, 4-5pm. It is $20 per class for children aged five and above. Coach Gareth was the former China women's national team head coach and is NZ's only PGA Master Professional coach. Contact email@example.com or 021 202 3154.
Matakana Table Tennis. Table Tennis has recommenced on Tuesdays at 7.30pm at the Matakana Hall. Everyone welcome. Info: George Anderson 423 0424.
Boy's hip hop Award winning dancer Brandon Lewis is holding a hip hop dance class for boys. The class is being run through the Amethyst Dance Academy. Boys will learn skills, drills and routines and have performance opportunities through the year. Contact 021 061 2270.
Jersey logo auction RE/MAX Warkworth is auctioning the rights to have business logos on the back of Mahurangi Rugby players' jerseys to raise money for the rugby club. There are just two jerseys remaining. See Mahurangi Rugby Club Facebook for auction link.
Bowling Club for partially sighted Every Wednesday 9.30am–11.30am, St. Andrews Church Hall, Centreway Rd, Orewa. Ph Virginia 09 426 8454.
Cafe Connect, For the retired age group to meet in a cafe style atmosphere. 10am, 2nd Monday of each month @ Orewa Community Church. Gold coin donation. Ph 424 3159.
Empathy Support Group for those bereaved by suicide. Held last Monday of every month, 7pm. Hibiscus Coast Community House, Western Reserve, 214 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa. Gold coin donation. Contact Susan 021 884 162.
Friday Art Group, Friday 10am - 1pm @ Orewa Community Church. Ph Alan Smith 09 962 4929.
Hibiscus Coast Concert Band is a local community band for members of all ages and abilities. Rehearsal, from 7pm-9pm fortnight, Orewa College. Visit www.hccb.org.nz, or ph 021 186 4599 to check next rehearsal.
Hibiscus Men's Shed Coffee Club. 1st Wednesday every month at 11am, Red Beach Surf Club, Ngapara Road, Red Beach.
Hibiscus Coast VIP Club (Visually Impaired Peoples Club) Meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Presbyterian Church Hall in Centreway Rd. 10am till 12.15pm. Ph Shelley 426 2298.
Hibiscus Spirit Awakening And Healing Centre Meet fortnightly, Wednesday 7.30pm-9pm. 9e Annalise Road, Orewa. For details and development class enquiries ph Lynda 424 1998.
Orewa Communtiy Craft Group meets 2nd & 4th Thursday 1-3pm Orewa Presbyterian Church Hall, 107 Centreway Rd. Bring your own work or join with others to make a community craft project. Ph Maureen 427 9948.
Orewa Keep Fit Club Gentle exercises to music for ladies. Every Thursday at 9.30am, Presbyterian Church hall, 107 Centreway Rd, Orewa. Ph Anne 424 5365 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Orewa Ladies Club 1st Thursday of the month, 10am, St John's Catholic Church Orewa. Friendship, speakers and outings. Ph Audrey 426 7115.
Orewa Ladies Garden club meeting 2nd Thursday of each month. Next meeting Oct 11, 12.30pm, Orewa Catholic Church Hall, 180 Centreway Road.
Silverdale-Orewa Toastmasters Club Meeting. Every second Wednesday, from 7.20pm-9.30pm. Theosophical Society, 9 Forest Glen, Orewa. www.orewa.toastmastersclubs.org for more information. Next meetings, Oct 17 and 31, Nov 14 and 28.
Hibiscus Coast Highland Pipes and Drums Wednesday 7.30pm practices, St Johns Ambulance Hall 36 Silverdale Rd. Ph Gayle Robinson 424 1166 or 021 104 3497 or Bob Logan 4241838.
Hibiscus Coast U3A Members meet at the Salvation Army Hall, Silverdale, the third Monday of every second month, 10am. If you are over 55 and would like to join visit www.u3ahbc.co.nz, or ph Kaye 424 5855.
Rodney Aphasia Support Meeting for people with aphasia and their caregivers, 4th Thursday of month, Rotary House Silverdale, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Contact Lisa Administrator email@example.com.
Sunday Social dance - ballroom, Latin American etc. All welcome. 4th Sunday of month, 5pm-8pm. Silverdale Hall, Silverdale Ph 427 5542.
Escape Monday Morning Blues Join us for coffee and company or Manly Methodist Church, 9.30am. Ph Jackie 427 0428.
Hibiscus Coast Toastmasters. Every second Tuesday from 7.30pm-9.30pm at the Bridge Club in Edith Hopper Park, Whangaparaoa. Next meeting Tues October 16.
Hibiscus Coast Stamp Club meets the 2nd Thursday each month, Methodist Church Hall Whangaparaoa Road opposite the Fire Station, 1.30pm. Ph 427 6344.