Manukau Courier : December 16th 2010
19 MANUKAU COURIER, DECEMBER 16, 2010 NEWS 792 Great South Road, Manukau Ph: 912-6964 y istmas Bookings. O'Ryans relaunch party under new managment dj, drink offers, great menu, friendly staff Fri 17th Dec 5pm - late Come along and enjoy the start of the festive season Bring this star to redeem a FREE prize! LUNCH ~ ~ LUNCH DINNER DINNER B F BUFFET RESTAURANT, BAR, BUFFET RESTAURANT, BAR, FUNCTIONS AND CATERING FUNCTIONS AND CATERING BUFFET SPECIALS BUFFET SPECIALS BUFFET KING MONDAY - - - THURSDAY FRIDAY - - - SUNDAY $14.95 $15.95 $19.95 $23.95 BOOK NOW FOR CHRISTMAS FUNCTIONS BUFFET KING PACIFIC SQUARE, 792 GREAT SOUTH ROAD, MANUKAU PH: 09-9127525 www.buffetking.co.nz CHRISTMAS MENU OUT! DECEMBER MONTH ONLY! 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LISTINGS UPDATE This is our last Southern Highlights column for 2010. Organisations that have regular listings in the column are asked to let us know their start dates for 2011. And please tell us if there have been any changes to meeting times, days, venues, etc. Email southernhighlights @snl.co.nz or call 272-7017. NOTICES Christmas at the Library,Te Matariki Clendon Library holds a special Christmas event tonight, December 16, 6pm, at 17 Palmers Rd, Clendon. Christmas carols, musical items and craft activities. All ages welcome. Ph: Sara-Jane or Sonia 269-0500. Book club, Mangere Bridge Library Book Club meets tonight, December 16, and every third Thursday of the month, 7pm. Hosting a book launch for the Mangere Bridge Writers Group, The book is Writers in the Library. All welcome. Ph: 636-6797. Selwyn Seniors, Selwyn Seniors meet every Friday, 9.30am-noon at St Paul's Church hall, 141 Chapel Rd, East Tamaki. Fellowship, friendship and gentle exercise. Ph: Ann 535-2271. Seniors meet, Evergreens meets tomorrow, December 17, and every third Friday of the month, noon-2.15pm at Elim Church, 44 Weymouth Rd, Manurewa. Non-denomi- national group of people aged 55-plus from a variety of churches meet for fellowship, old hymns and choruses, plus speaker or entertainment. Bring a plate of finger food for shared lunch. The group has been going for 16 years. Ph: 276-1379. Carol singing, Providence Presbyterian Church holds Carols On The Lawn on December 18, 6pm at 22 Rosella Rd, Mangere East. Carol singing and performances by the local young people, free sausage sizzle. Christmas dance, Zena and Ken's community Christmas dance is on December 18, 7.30pm-10.30pm at Te Tuhi Centre, 13 Reeves Rd, Pakuranga. Modern sequence, old time, new vogue, ballroom and latin. Cost $8 and a plate to help with supper. All welcome. Ph: 278-7418. New Year dance, Manurewa Caledonian Society holds a New Year's Eve Dance on December 31, 8pm at Hillpark School Hall, Grandvue Rd, Manurewa. Good music, home-made supper, raffles. Entry $7.50 includes supper and punchfor refreshment. Ph Pat 298-4818 or Stewart 267-5307. Yachting regatta, Clarks Beach Yacht Club holds its annual three-day New Year regatta from January 1. Event open to all sailing dinghies, multihulls, and trailer sailers. All sailors welcome including juniors who can sail around a course and all senior sailors. For notice of race email firstname.lastname@example.org or ph: Neil (09) 232-1400 or Peter (09) 232-1750. Youthline, Youthline holds an eight-week personal development training course starting on February 7 in Old Papatoetoe. First step in the journey towards becoming a volunteer counsellor on the Youthline helpline. People can also choose to attend as a stand-alone course for personal growth, improved self awareness and communication skills. To register ph: 361-4170. Help needed, Presbyterian Support Northern is looking for willing and reliable people to help in a day programme for older people operated by its Enliven service in Weymouth Rd, Manurewa. Volunteers are required from January 10. If you have time on your hands and relate well to older people, Presbyterian Support Northern would love to hear from you. Offers to assist one regular day per fortnight or more frequently welcome. Ph: Susan or Margaret on 525-3655. Post-cancer exercise, Encore, a free YMCA exercise programme designed for women who have had breast cancer surgery at any time in their lives, runs every Wednesday for eight weeks from February 2, 7pm-9pm at Longford Park Village, Takanini. Based around pool and floor exercises and relaxation techniques, restores mobility, flexibility and confidence. For enrolment and medical approval forms contact local co-ordinator ph: 0800 ENCORE or see website www.akywca.org.nz to download the forms. Pleasant reading New Zealand pupils did well in an OECD reading study analysing the per- formance of about 470,000 15-year-olds from 65 countries or economies. New Zealand was ranked fourth of the 34 OECD countries in liter- acy, behind Korea, Finland and Canada, fourth in mathematics, behind Finland, Japan and Korea, and seventh in mathematics, behind Finland, Switzerland, Korea, Japan, Canada and the Netherlands.
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