Manukau Courier : November 25th 2010
23 MANUKAU COURIER, NOVEMBER 25, 2010 NEWS Farmers cards accepted Get your teeth checked before Christmas! Manurewa Dental Centre 178 Great South Road Manurewa Ph 267 3861 3309165AA Come and see our team for our promotional special $45 for check up and X-Rays New patients only & Health well-being Advertising Feature FACTORY SHOP CHRISTMAS SALE HUGE DISCOUNTS - 3 DAYS ONLY!!! FRAGRANCE - COSMETICS - HAIRCARE - SKINCARE GIFT SETS - PLUS MORE Look good for less at KESS Looking good doesn't mean you have to spend big bucks -- simply visit KESS Hair and Beauty, where you'll discover a dedicated team of hairdressers and beauticians on hand to cater to your every need. At KESS their motto is our prices bring you in, our quality brings you back' and at this one stop shop they cater to the whole family providing an exceptional array of hair and beauty services. Clients also enjoy the convenience of not having to make an appointment when they visit KESS - they can simply call in and are seen to promptly. You'll be under the care of experienced, New Zea- land qualified stylists and beauticians who can tailor a look to meet your individual requirements - whether you're after a completely new style or your usual cut and colour. To care for your hair at home, KESS has an exten- sive range of hair care products including the superb De Lorenzo range. At KESS they also provide a full range of beauty services including threading, eyelash and eyebrow tinting, waxing and soothing facials which will give your skin a youthful glow. They believe a waxing appointment should not take hours or cost you an arm and a leg, and their waxing specialists aim to provide the best service in town. Indeed, it's a measure of their reputation that, over the past four years it has become an established brand, with salons in 12 locations - nine in Auck- land, one in Hamilton and two in Wellington. KESS Hair and Beauty is located at shop 230 Manukau Westfield 262-2025. Need Childcare? ...think PORSE Subsidies that may be available to you include WINZ, 20 Hours ECE, Multi-birth and PORSE Subsidy. Childcare available now in your area with PORSE In-Home Educators PORSE Manukau Ph 262 4044 www.PORSE.co.nz A0701-NC NOTICES Toastmasters, TALK Toastmasters meet tonight, November 25, and every second Thursday, 7pm at Nathan Homestead, Hill Rd, Manurewa. Help develop communication and leadership skills. Ph: Dennis 266-8500. Probus, Papatoetoe Central Probus Club meets tomorrow, November 26, and every fourth Friday of the month, 10am, at the Methodist Church, Kolmar Rd. New members welcome to enjoy speakers, bus trips and friendly meetings. Ph: Loris 276-3102. Car boot sale, Brightsparks Childcare Centre holds a car boot sale on November 27, 7am-11.30am at 77 Aintree Ave, Airport Oaks, Mangere. Free to hold a stall. Toys, clothes, food, knick-knacks. Ph: Shellee 257-5394. Car boot sale, No 4 (Ardmore) Squadron Air Training Corps holds a car boot sale on November 27, 9am-3pm, at Ardmore Airfield, off Hamlin Rd entrance. Sites $10 indoors and out. Ph: Bernice 021-170-0034 or Rachel 021-242-4947. Christmas festival, Mangere East Christmas Festival is on November 27, 10am-1pm at the Mangere East Village Green, next to the library in Massey Rd. Stalls, bouncy castles, performances. Ph: 275-6161. Christmas fair, Waiau Pa School holds its annual fundraising gift fair on November 27, 10am-4pm at Waiau Pa School Event Centre, 571 Waiau Pa Rd, Franklin. Entry free, almost 50 stalls with gifts on display to purchase, Christmas decorations, cards and wrapping, food, coffee and drinks, entertainment, games, pony rides and animals on display. Ph: Heather 232-1103 or 021-320-828. Highland games, The 2010 Auckland Highland Games are on November 27, 11am-5pm at Three Kings Reserve, Mt Eden Rd, Three Kings. New Zealand strongest man competition, pipe bands, historic battles, caber toss, haggis throw, highland dancing, Scottish food and more. Admission free. Ph: Alan 636-6260. Christmas celebration, Torch Outreach holds a Christmas celebration for people who are blind or vision-impaired and their friends on November 27, 11am-3.30pm at 173 Mt Smart Rd, Onehunga. Please bring finger food for lunch. Ph: 636-4763. Autism workshop, Author and speaker Jen Birch leads a workshop on autism and Asperger syndrome and related disorders on November 27, at St John's Community Centre, 120 Great South Rd, Hunters Corner, Papatoetoe. Suitable for parents, teachers and caregivers. Cost $31, booking essential. Ph: Briar 278-2746. Insulation talk, Auckland Council eco design adviser Eion Scott speaks at a free sustainable living workshop on insulation, November 27, noon-2pm on the main stage, China Town, 262 Ti Rakau Drive, East Tamaki. Country markets, Awhitu Country Markets are on November 28, 10am-2pm at Matakawau Hall. Handcrafts, olive oils, artisan breads, arts, sculpture, preserves, plants, woodware, furniture, health and beauty, haircuts, organic produce. Ph: 235-1691. Prison bus, The Waikeria prison visitors bus picks up passengers in south Auckland on November 28 and every last Sunday of the month. Ph: 275-6161 or 021-299-9491. Country music, Silver Notes Country Music Club holds its club day on November 28, 1pm-4pm in the Holy Cross Parish hall, corner St George St and Carruth Rd, Papatoetoe. Friendly atmosphere, afternoon tea and plenty of good music with a live band. Ph: 279-4268. Concert, Concert at Nathan Homestead, Hill Rd, Manurewa by Manurewa pianist-composer Estelle Diana Cook on November 28, 2pm. Playing Bach, Haydn, Chopin, Debussy, Albeniz, Rachmaninov and an original piece Nocturne -- The Southern Cross. Donations accepted. Ph Diana 297-7296. Grief help, Seasons needs volunteer companions to help with its free programme for children aged 5 to 12 years who are dealing with grief through separation, divorce or bereavement. Peer-support group based in Manurewa. Training and full support provided. Ph: Lovonny 269-6914. Cellphone help, Age Concern Counties Manukau holds a free Cellphone Basics for Seniors course on November 29 and December 6, 10am- noon at Manurewa Baptist Church, 9 Lupton Rd, Manurewa. One-on-one tutoring. Bring your mobile phone and user book if you have one. Morning tea included. Donations towards costs gratefully received. Registration essential, ph: 279-4331 ext 800. Christmas sale, South Auckland Woodturners Guild holds its annual Christmas woodturning sale from November 29 until December 24 at 241 Great South Rd, Papakura, opposite the entrance to Countdown, normal shopping hours apply. This is the club's main fundraising activity and features more than 2000 handcrafted items including bowls, vases, boxes, spinning tops, platters, chopping boards, pens and more. If it's not there, ask and someone might make it for you. All welcome. Jobs workshop, Free employment workshops for migrants seeking banking and finance employment in New Zealand on November 29, 9.30am-1.30pm, at ARMS Manukau Resource Centre, Level 1, 2 Osterley Way. To register ph: 263-5490. Support group, Lymphoedema Support Group holds its annual general meeting and celebration on November 29, 7.30pm at Domain Lodge, 1 Boyle Cres, Grafton. All welcome, parking available. Ph:Joy 625-6463. English help, Auckland Regional Migrant Services help migrants find about their level of English, English classes or community resources on November 30 and December 7 and 14. To make an appointment with Kathleen at ARMS Manukau Resource Centre, Level 1, 2 Osterley Way, Manukau City (next to Work & Income), ph: 263-5490 for information. Exercise class, Gentle exercise class every Tuesday, 10.15am at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church hall, 150 Great South Rd, Manurewa. Easy fun exercise aimed at the senior age group. Cost $5 a session. Tea and biscuits afterwards. Last class for the year on November 30, restart February 8. Ph: Kath 298-4577. Career help, Need help finding information about jobs, creating a CV or writing a cover letter? Career Services is at Papatoetoe Library on December 1, and every Wednesday fortnight, 9.30am- 11.30am. For advice on group workshops ph: 0800-222-733. U3A, Papatoetoe U3A meets on December 1, and every first Wednesday of the month, 9.45am at Acacia Court Hall, 25 Kolmar Rd, Papatoetoe. Guest speaker. Ph: Elaline 278-3601. 60s Up, The South Auckland branch of the 60s Up Movement meets on December 1, and every first Wednesday of the month, 10am in Methodist Church hall, corner of Alfriston and Great South roads, Manurewa. Interesting speakers, bus trips and monthly lunches. All welcome. Ph: Betty 266-6860 or Mavis 266 -9806. Grandparents, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group meets on December 1, and the first Wednesday of the month, 10am-noon at PACT, 311 Great South Rd, Papatoetoe. Ph: Virginia 256-1620. Santa's coming, Papatoetoe Santa Parade is on December 1, 7pm start, begins at the corner of St George St and Great South Rd, travels along Great South Rd, Kolmar Rd and Wentworth Ave, on rain or shine. A fun event for the whole family. Kiwanis, Papatoetoe Kiwanis meet on December 2, and every first and third Thursday of the month, 6.30pm at the Papatoetoe Cosmopolitan Club, Dunnotar Rd. Guest speakers George Paice and Gerald and Shirley Reive who represented the Falkland Islands in bowls at the Commonwealth Games. New members welcome. Ph: Ken or Pat 266-7744. Ratepayers, Weymouth Citizens and Ratepayers meet on December 2, and every first Thursday of the month, 7pm at Beihlers Rd Community Hall, Weymouth. All welcome. Ph: Fred 268-2005. Car boot sale, Connect Baptist Church (formerly Manukau Central Baptist Church) holds a car boot sale on December 4, 8am-11am, rain or shine, at 75 Everglade Drive, Manukau. Red Sofa Cafe open. Spaces cost $5, bookings essential. Ph: Mike 297-7831. Rosehill reunion, Rosehill College 40th reunion is on December 4, 3.30pm-8.30pm. Past students or staff members should go to www.rosehill-college.co.nz. Santa parade, Manurewa Santa Parade, an Alfriston Rotary Club project, is on December 4. Ph: Angela on 021-212-5115 or firstname.lastname@example.org to enter a float.
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