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17: Teen Turbulence. Adrienne Wood on shielding adolescents from harm. Rodney College Library, 7pm. Entry by Koha.
18: What Makes Water Sacred? A talk by Carole van Weede. Waiwera Ashram, 9 Waiwera Place, Waiwera, 1.30pm. All welcome. Gold coin donation. Ph 09 426 5265.
18: Teen Turbulence. Adrienne Wood on shielding adolescents from harm. Mangawhai Village Library, 7pm. Entry by Koha.
18: Warkworth Structure Plan meeting with Auckland Council and Supporting Growth Alliance, Warkworth Town Hall, 10am to 1pm.
18: Auckland Transport growth programme. Have your say on transport plans for northern growth areas. Warkworth Town Hall, 10am-1pm.
18: Steve Tulloch Band at the Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, from 7.30pm. $5 door charge. Info: phone 424 9026.
18: Busy Hands Craft Display, Christ the King Church, 9 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai, 10am-3pm. Demonstrations, craft supplies, plus free tea, coffee and scones. Gold coin entry
18: Bayleys Winter Wonderland Ball, Warkworth Town Hall, 6pm-midnight. Warkworth School fundraiser with dancing to Off The Wall, supper and bar. Tickets $40 from Bayleys, Warkworth School and www.eventfinda.co.nz
19: Kaukapakapa Village Market, 947 Kaipara Coast Highway, SH16, 8.30am-1pm. Great stalls, fresh coffee, food, live music & much more. Info: 027 483 1542, or firstname.lastname@example.org, Facebook kaukapakapavillagemarket
19: Children's writer June Allen at Kaukapakapa library, 10am to 1pm
20: Highfield Garden Reserve plaque unveiling by Rodney Local Board chair Beth Houlbrooke, 1pm
20: Matakana Hall Society AGM, Matakana Hall, 7pm, all interested welcome. Info: Penny 027 323 8747
21: End of Life Choice Bill public meeting, Orewa Art & Events Centre, Riverside Rd, Orewa, 7pm. Hosted by Rodney MP Mark Mitchell. All welcome.
21: Lucy Moore: Her family and achievements; a talk by Brenda Yoxall from Warkworth & District Museum, Old Masonic Hall, Warkworth, 11am. All welcome.
21: Quiz Night at Mahurangi East Bowling Club. Lions Club fundraiser for Mahurangi River restoration. Doors open 7pm. Teams of 4-6, $10 per person. Ph: 425-4673
22: Warkworth Structure Plan meeting with Auckland Council and Supporting Growth Alliance, Warkworth Town Hall, 3.30pm to 7.30pm.
22: Auckland Transport growth programme. Have your say on transport plans for northern growth areas. Warkworth Town Hall, 3.30-7pm.
22: My DNA results have arrived – now what? Basic techniques for understanding your DNA results with Veronica Storey. Tools and sites like Ancestry.com and Gedmatch will be used. Orewa Library, Moana Ave, Orewa, 11 am. Bookings, phone 09 377 0209.
22: Trivia Night for Daffodil Day, Warkworth Bowling Club, 6pm. Teams of four to six people. $20 per person, includes nibbles and dinner. Info and bookings: ANZ Bank 425 0510
23: Under Pressure: Strategies for Success, a networking event presented by Future Whangaparaoa Business. Guest speakers presenting on reducing stress and being more productive. $10 per person, includes light refreshments. Whangaparaoa Community Hub, 5.30-7.30pm. Tickets: www.whangaparaoa.info/Events/under-pressure
23: Auckland Transport growth programme. Have your say on transport plans for northern growth areas. Dairy Flat Hall, 3.30-7pm.
24: Poetry Live, Wellsford Library, an evening of poetry readings, 7pm. Bring a poem or two to read, either a favourite or an original. RSVP by Monday, August 20 appreciated. Info: 423 7702 or email@example.com
25: Matakana Weekend Market, Matakana Community Hall, 43 Matakana Valley Road, 9am -2pm. Info: Jacky 422 9221 or 027 856 5656, email firstname.lastname@example.org
25: Klassic Trax at the Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, from 7pm. $5 door charge. Info: 424 9026.
25: Celebrate Poetry, Orewa Library, 12 Moana Avenue, Orewa, 12.30pm-2.30pm. Air your poetry with others or listen to local talent. Enter a draw to share your favourite poem or perform one of your own creations. Free entry.
26: Elvis Tribute Show at Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Rd, Stanmore Bay, from 2pm. Tickets $20, allocated and reserved seating. Non-members welcome. Info: phone 424 9026.
26: Julien Van Mellaerts concert, Orewa College Arts & Events Centre, Riverside Rd, Orewa, 2.30pm. Net proceeds to Orewa Baptist Church building fund. Adults $30, students $15. Door sales from 1.30pm or advance sales from Neville Nielsen, phone 426 5752, email email@example.com
26: Career coaching from Brigit Rozestraten, Hungry Elephant in Matakana, 2pm-4.30pm. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
26: Puhoi Village Market, Puhoi Sports Ground, 9am-1pm. Delicious handmade sausages, vegan cakes, jewelry, coffee, plants, eggs, honey and kids activities.
26: Parp! Trombonist Peter Maunder and harpist Ingrid Bauer, Old Masonic Hall, Baxter Street, 5pm. Tickets $35 at the door, school students free.
27: Whangateau Folk Club with special guests Pete and the Skiffy Rivets, doors open 6.45pm for 7pm start.
28: Warkworth Museum Tea & Talk: Textiles Treasures, discover the history of the museum's textile collection and view some textile treasures. Gold Coin donation appreciated; 10am. All welcome.
28: Citizens Advice Bureau annual meeting, Wellsford Community Centre, 10.30am. Rsvp: email@example.com or 423 7333. All welcome
28: The Ladies Rebus Club of Warkworth meeting, Totara Park Hall, Melwood Drive, at 10am. Info: Betty 422 0534; new members welcome.
29: An Audience with Daniel Flynn: The Thankyou Story, a business and community talk about social enterprise and turning your dreams into reality. Hibiscus Coast RSA, 6.30-8.30pm, $10. Tickets: www.whangaparaoa.info/Events/thankyou
29: One Warkworth Business Assn annual general meeting, The Bridgehouse back bar, 5pm. All welcome.
29-Sept 1: Cornucopia, a festival of short plays celebrating NZ Theatre month, Warkworth Town Hall, tickets $20 from www.wwtheatre.co.nz, Gull Matakana, Harts Pharmacy or Mahurangi Matters. Showtimes 7pm; plus 2pm on Sept 1.
31: Daffodil Day sausage sizzle, outside ANZ Warkworth from 10.30am.
1: Snells Beach Garden Circle Spring Flower Show, Mahurangi East Community Centre, 1pm. Plant stall, afternoon teas, raffles. Profits to Adults in Motion and Westpac Rescue Helicopters.
2: Tawharanui Open Sanctuary Society (Tossi) annual general meeting, The Woolshed, Tawharanui Regional Park, 1pm. Info: tossi.org.nz
3: Snells Beach Ratepayers & Residents Assn general meeting, guest speaker Snr Constable Hamish Buick, Mahurangi East Community Centre, 7.30 pm. All welcome.
7: Presentation by Peter Odendaal on The Wreck of the Cruise Ship Oceanos in 1991, The Old Chapel, Silverdale Pioneer Village, 15 Wainui Road Silverdale, 11am. Followed by shared lunch, bring a plate. Entry by gold coin donation. All welcome.
19: Business Efficiency Workshop presented by 5 Star Admin & Future Whangaparaoa Business. Tips and tools to use your time more efficiently and effectively. Whangaparaoa Community Hub, 5.30-7.30pm, $10 includes light refreshments. Tickets: www.whangaparaoa.info/Events/business-efficiency-workshop
20: Forest & Bird Winter talk series. Cruise ship lecturer, Jud Croft on “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch” and discarded nets at sea. Totara Park Retirement Village Hall, 7.30pm. All welcome.
23: Hibiscus Coast National Council of Women celebrates 125 years of Suffrage with a High Tea, Rotary House, Hibiscus Coast Highway, Silverdale, from 2pm. Guest speaker Katy Bradford, TVNZ political reporter. Tickets $30 from Jenny, phone 021 045 9772 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All welcome.