Manukau Courier : February 17th 2011
6 MANUKAU COURIER, FEBRUARY 17, 2011 NEWS BLUES VS CRUSADERS SATURDAY 19 FEBRUARY, 7.35PM, EDEN PARK Travelling to the game this Saturday at Eden Park? There are a number of ways to get there, so have a look below and plan your journey now. Bus. Take advantage of FREE* special event buses to Eden Park from Manukau, Botany, and Pakuranga. Services depart Manukau City Centre (Leyton Way Stop A) at 6.00pm and 6.30pm. These services will run via Botany Town Centre (Main Bus Stop A) and Pakuranga Plaza (Reeves Rd Front Stop) to Eden Park. Train. Trains are also FREE* for game day on all rail lines from 3 hours prior to the game. Simply show your pre-purchased game ticket. Kingsland is the game day station if you're coming from Britomart and for those using the Southern and Eastern lines. Passengers are reminded not to consume alcohol on public transport. For more information about public transport see maxx.co.nz or phone 366 6400. Car. If you are thinking of taking your car there are some important things you need to consider. Road closures and parking restrictions will affect many streets before and after the match. For more information about parking and road closures, see aucklandtransport.govt.nz or call 355 3553. Stay on top of the game, visit: aucklandtransport.govt.nz. Remember to keep your match ticket for the trip home! *For full terms and conditions visit maxx.co.nz These services are funded by Auckland Transport, Auckland Rugby Football Union and Eden Park. Special event bus services are operated by Howick and Eastern Buses. Train services are operated by Veolia Transport. RW_AT0097_MC QUALITY FRESH FRUITS & VEGE SUPPLIES VEGE OASIS Mangere: 376 Massey Rd, Mangere Ph 275 5351 Panmure: 131 Pilkington Road Ph 527 0217 LOTS MORE BARGAINS IN THE MANGERE STORE THIS WEEK Cabbage & Lettuce Spring Onions & Celery 10kg Potatoes & Onions Tag-1 Nectarines & Plums Plantains Bananas & Royal Gala Apples Coconut Cream Vermicelli 250grams Paradise Mayonnaise 473ml Frozen Fijian Cassava 2kg Yum-Yum Noodles 30's 99¢ ea 99¢ bunch $699 bag $199 kg bag 99¢ kg 79¢ can 69¢ packet $699 ea $279 bag $799 box Specials are available until Mon 21st Feb or while stocks last Activities welcome in new year Chinese traditions: Amy Rosenfeldt, 10, from Papatoetoe welcomes in the Year of the Rabbit with lantern making at the Papatoetoe library on Friday. Photo: MELISSA KINEALY By MELISSA KINEALY It s amazing what you can create with coloured paper and a bit of skill. Learning how to make lanterns was a bit of after-school fun for around 30 kids who gathered at Papatoetoe library last Friday. The event was part of the library s Year of the Rabbit festivities celebrating the Chinese New Year. And Papatoetoe s Amy Rosenfeldt, 10, was happy to get creative with paper and walk away with her hand- made lantern. I enjoyed learning how to make Chinese knots earlier in the week and I like the Chinese New Year, she says. Go to www.auckland libraries.govt.nz for information on other Year of the Rabbit events. Close shave for cancer charity Tickets are on sale now to see Warriors legend Steve Price go bald at an Auckland Cup Week fundraiser for the Child Cancer Foundation. Price, the founda- tion s ambassador, and several Alexandra Park drivers will shave their heads at the Night of Courage charity event. The evening, hosted by racing personality Michael Guerin, will feature interviews with trainers and drivers, live and silent auctions, a guest appearance from Buzzy Bee and all the entertainment of the Northern Oaks. The event also opens the foundation s national appeal mon- th.Three children are diagnosed with cancer each week in New Zealand and collec- tively undergo 75,000 treatments and proce- dures annually. The Night of Cour- age is at Alexandra Park on March 4 and includes a gourmet buffet. Tickets: $75 and $85, phone 630-5660. Go to www.fundraise online.co.nz/Steve Price2011/ to sponsor his head shave. Child cancer street appeal The Child Cancer Foun- dation has put out the call for volunteers to help in their annual street appeal. The annual nation- wide Beads of Courage Day street collection is on March 25. The foundation is aiming to raise $1 million during the appeal because it receives no funding from the government or any other cancer charities. Three children are diagnosed with cancer each week in New Zea- land. Collectively all the children diagnosed undergo more than 75,000 treatments and procedures annually. The money raised by the appeal will help pro- vide each child and their family with a dedicated family support co- ordinator. Funds will also go towards new beads of courage to recognise a child s bravery, rec- reational and edu- cational programmes, workshops, access to hol- iday homes, scholarships and medical research. Call the Child Cancer Foundation on 0800- 424-453, email appeal. co-ordinator@childcancer. org.nz or go to www. childcancer.org.nz to volunteer as a street collector.
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