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21: Snells Beach Indoor Bowls, Mahurangi East Community Centre, 12.30pm. Played every Monday. Visitors & new members welcome. Info: Pam 425 6405 or Neil 425 5371.
23: The Pollinators, Matakana Cinemas, 6pm. A film explaining why bees struggle to survive around the world and what can be done about it. Tickets $12 at the cinema.
23: Kaiwaka Can “choc-tail hour”, Kaiwaka Sports Association, 5.30pm. Kaiwaka Can unveils plans for walking tracks and more. RSVP by June 16 to email@example.com
23: NZ Blood Service Blood Drive, Warkworth Town Hall, 9am-3pm.
24: The Three Tenors, Warkworth Town Hall, 11am. Bookings online a www.operatunity.co.nz or call 0508 266 237.
24: Rally for Hill Street, Auckland Town Hall, 11.30am. Rally to show Auckland Councillors the level of community support for funding the Hill Street intersection.
24: Retro Party, Warkworth Town Hall, 7pm. Three tribute bands playing Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kiwi and Australian hits and songs of the Bee Gees. Tickets $40 from www.eventfinda.com
26: Quiz Night, Ahuroa Hall, 1997 Ahuroa Road, 7.30pm. Teams of five to seven, all welcome. Info: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
26: Reel Movies presents The Apartment, Warkworth Town Hall, 6.45pm. $5 entry including popcorn or an ice cream.
26: Matariki celebration, Unity Collection, Matakana, 11am. Kapa haka performance by children from Pakiri School.
26: Kawau Coastguard open day, Sandspit Yacht Club Marina, 10am-2pm
26: Reel Movies presents The Apartment, Warkworth Town Hall, 6.45pm. $5 entry including popcorn or an ice cream.
27: Concert featuring pianist Amy Cottingham and violinist Marika Balzat, Absurdistan Hall, Kaiwaka, 4pm. Showcasing a variety of musical styles including classical, tango, jazz and contemporary. Tickets $20 on the door or $15 from Kaiwaka Cheese Shop. Info: 021 237 7678
27: Kids Eco Expo, Whangaparāroa Library, Main Street, Whangaparāroa, 11am-2pm. Free activities for children, focused on the environment.
27: Muck in for McClean Park, Kaiwaka, 10am. Riverbank weed clearing to uncover the park's “hidden potential”.
27: Community Planting, Huiti Drive Reserve, 9.30am-noon. A Forest & Bird Warkworth project. Bring spade and suitable footwear.
28: Warkworth A&P annual meeting, Warkworth Showgrounds, 7pm. All welcome.
30: Mahurangi Community Trading Post closing sale, 2 Mill Lane, 7am-4pm. Even better discounts and free cake.
Tennis coaching in Snells Coach Hugo Santos of Seed Tennis is offering introductory lessons for players who want to give tennis a try. Sessions are 9am Wednesdays and Fridays, and 10.15am on Thursdays. Sessions are $15 for members, $20 for non-members. www.seedtennis.co.nz
1-3: Wizard of Oz, Mahurangi College, a theatrical production by students years seven to 13. Tickets $22 from www.iTicket.co.nz. Search “Mahurangi College
2: Matariki pot luck dinner, Whangateau Hall, 5pm. Bring a plate and hear about the importance of Matariki to Maori
2: It's About Time Matakantata Choir concert, Matakana Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets $20 on the door.
2: Matariki celebration, Sportscave, Whangaparāroa, 5pm-8pm. Free community Matariki celebration including activities, kapa haka performances and a hangi. All welcome. Hosted by Future Whangaparāroa Trust and Manly Volunteer Fire Brigade, with sponsorship from the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board.
3: Kaipara Flats Sports Awards The Kaipara Flats Sports Awards dinner will be held at the Kaipara Flats Sports Club at 5.30PM on Saturday, July 3, with special guest, sports broadcaster Pete Montgomery. “Dust off your glad rags and let's socially un-distance.” Tickets are $40. Pay to 03-0481-0067328-00 with your name as the code and “AWARDS” as the reference.
3&4: Reach for the Stars singing workshop, Te Hana Te Ao Marama Marae. Email email@example.com.
4: It's About Time Matakantata Choir concert, Warkworth Town Hall, 4.00pm. Tickets $20 on the door.
7: Warkworth Area Liaison Group meeting. For all interested in Warkworth community issues, RSA basement meeting rooms, 7pm. All welcome.
7: Mahurangi Combined Friendship Club, Mahurangi East Community Centre, 9.30am. The club aims to provide regular opportunities for the extension of fellowship & new friends combined with new interests & activities. Info: ph 09 962 6921
8: Mahurangi Kindergarten Fundraising Night, Matakana Cinemas, from 7.15pm. Showing Black Widow. Tickets $25 including beverage. Raffle tickets & spot prizes on the night. Movie screens at 8.15pm. Tickets: email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 425 7096.
8: Talk Women's Health, The Celtic Barn Waipu, 9.30am-2.15pm. Organised by Region 7 Rural Women NZ. Speakers from Waipu Natural Health Centre, Northland Rural Support Trust. Keynote speaker Tash Crosby from Talk Peach raising awareness of ovarian and other gynaecological cancers. Lunch provided. Entry $5 for members, $10 for non-members. RSVP to email@example.com.
10: Parade of Lights, Warkworth Wharf from 3pm. Parade gets underway at 6.30pm. Part of the Winter Festival of Lights.
11: Matariki planting day, Te Muri Regional Park, 10am. To register search “planting day Te Muri” at www.eventbrite.co.nz.
13: Warkworth Women's Institute meeting, Warkworth Anglican Church, 1.30pm. Meet every second Tuesday of the month. New members welcome. Info: Moira 425 0089.
16: Warkworth Museum Talk. Auckland's Fruitbowl: Heritage stories of Morrison's Orchards and Lemora Winery, 10am. Cost $5, booking essential. firstname.lastname@example.org
17: Laser Light Show, Baxter Street, Warkworth, from 1pm. Light show starts at 6pm. Part of the Winter Festival of Lights
18: Public planting day at Shakespear Regional Park, 10am-1pm. Wear good enclosed boots or shoes, and weather-appropriate clothing. Bring along a spade and gloves if you like. Sausage sizzle provided. Planters are asked to pre-register at trybooking.co.nz/GPA
19: Rodney Local Board meeting, Warkworth Town Hall, 3pm. Info: search for Rodney Local Board at www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
25: Glow Show, Warkworth Town Hall, 1.30pm and 3pm. Show featuring giant illuminated puppets. Part of the Winter Festival of Lights
30: Warkworth Museum Talk. Auckland's Fruitbowl: Heritage stories of Morrison's Orchards and Lemora Winery, 10am. Cost $5, booking essential. email@example.com
31 Kaipara moana seafood festival, Te Hana Te Ao Marama Marae, 11am. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.