Manukau Courier : January 18th 2011
8 MANUKAU COURIER, JANUARY 18, 2011 NEWS LAST CHANCE TO ENROL! ZERO FEES Youth Programmes ZERO FEES Youth Programmes REV4812 www.metlifecare.co.nz SPECIAL OPEN DAYS WITH COMPLIMENTARY TREATS Friday 21st January, 3pm to 7pm Saturday 22nd January, 10am to 4pm 14 Edgewater Drive, Pakuranga Need more info? Talk to one of our friendly team on 09 533 0610. Welcome to the small village with the big heart. Experience a friendly retirement community at Metlifecare Pakuranga. There is something particularly satisfying about living in a place where your neighbours look out for you. At Metlifecare Pakuranga, our welcoming retirement lifestyle village, this is just the sort of friendly community our residents enjoy. Being a smaller village it is easy getting to know people and with such a variety of activities, there is plenty of chance to have fun with neighbourhood friends. To experience village life for yourself, simply visit our Open Day on Friday, when you can enjoy complimentary wine and cheese, or Saturday, when we will be serving coffee and cake. FRIDAY 3pm to 7pm: Wine & Cheese SATURDAY 10am to 4pm: Coffee & Cake 2011 TERTIARY GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS Applications are now open for registered tribal members who are resident in New Zealand and who are studying at a tertiary education institution in New Zealand. Financial assistance is available for either full time or part-time courses. The closing date for all 2011 undergraduate, post graduate and masters courses is 28 February 2011. Applications for 2011 Waikato-Tainui Doctoral Scholarships can be made at any time during the year. Other grants available to registered tribal members residing in New Zealand include: Kaumaatua Medical, Maatauranga, Health & Wellbeing Initiatives and Marae Development. Applications under these criteria will be considered monthly. For further information please contact: Jackie Haggie: Grants Officer Tribal Development Unit, Waikato-Tainui Te Kauhanganui Inc 451 Old Taupiri Road, Hopuhopu Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Free phone: 0800 824 684 Ext 7619 Liam, Sophie popular Liam and Sophie have topped the list of popular names for 2010. The Department of Internal Affairs office of Births, Deaths and Marriages recently released the list of the most popular baby names registered in 2010. Last year's most popu- lar boys' name was Liam. Ranked seventh in 2009, Liam jumped to the top to overtake Jack, which had been the most popular boys' name since 2005. Jack was the fourth most popular last year. Sophie remains the most popular name for girls and has topped the list since 2008. Three new entries made the top 10 last year -- Jacob and Lucas are the most popular new- comers for boys, coming in at eighth and 10th while Chloe made the jump into the girls' top 10 after being ranked 11 in 2009. The new names knocked out Daniel and Thomas for the boys and Amelia for the girls. See the Internal Affairs website www.dia.govt.nz for the full list of the country's most popular names. Zine-makers share skills A free workshop on how to make your own zine is on this month for keen creatives. Zine-making is a do-it- yourself cut-and-paste craft activity. Auckland zine-makers Jessica Hansell -- known as Coco Solid -- and Riki Anderson will give participants insight into the basics of researching and creating a zine. The workshop is on January 29 from 11am at Fresh Gallery Otara. Entry is free. Spaces are limited so call 271-6019 or email nicole.lim@auckland council.govt to register by January 25.
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