Manukau Courier : February 24th 2011
14 MANUKAU COURIER, FEBRUARY 24, 2011 NEWS PAPATOETOE COSMOPOLITAN CLUB 53 Rangitoto Road, Papatoetoe Ph: 09 278 8109 Fax: 09 278 1596 W: www.papcossie.co.nz OPEN DAY Sunday 6th March 2.30pm Open to all interested persons Meet at the club at 2.30pm for a guided tour of the premises and facilities at 2.45pm All enquiries to main o ce Ph 278 8109 792 Great South Rd, Manukau Ph: 912-6964 $50,000 CASH & PRIZES THE SEARCH FOR AUSTRALIA'S MOST BEAUTIFUL SWIMWEAR MODELS Dates for the competition Thursday 10th Feb 9pm Thursday 17th Feb 9pm Thursday 24th Feb 9pm FINAL Saturday 5th March 9pm 3499248AA STATION ROAD, MANUREWA Friday Highlanders vs Chiefs Rebels vs Brumbies Saturday Cheetahs vs Bulls Hurricanes vs Crusaders Waratahs vs Reds Sunday Sharks vs Blues Stormers vs Lions www.wiritrust.org.nz STATION ROAD M ANUREWA MANUREWA'S NEW RUGBY BAR MT WELLINGTON WITH PASTORS PETER & BEV MORTLOCK Mt Wellington Highway - Entrance, Aranui Rd, Opposite Sylvia Park 6am -TUESDAY & FRIDAY 9a m-SUNDAY TV3 PRIME .com NOTICES Village music, Mangere Bridge Village's free summer entertainment series features live music 6.30pm-9pm outside the cafes 26-28 Coronation Rd. Tonight: Blues sway shoes. Ph: 636-7491. Country music, Seabreeze Country Music Club meets tonight, February 24, 7pm- 10pm at the Manukau Cruising Club, Orpheus Drive. Excellent band, open mike. All welcome. Ph: Junior 266-4908. Probus, Papatoetoe Central Probus Club meets tomorrow, February 25, 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. 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. Storytime, Manurewa Library on Hill Rd holds storytime for preschoolers every Friday at 10.30am. Come along, join in the fun of story, rhyme, and magic music. All caregivers with babies to tots welcome. Refreshments for parents. Ph: 262-5420. Prison bus, The Waikeria prison visitors bus picks up passengers in south Auckland on February 27, and every last Sunday of the month. Ph: 275-6161 or 021-299-9491. Country & western, South Auckland Traditional Country and Western Club meets on February 27, and every fortnight, 1pm-5pm, at the Metro Theatre, Massey Rd, Mangere. Afternoon tea, good band. All welcome. Ph: Dave 275-6258. Thyroid support, The south Auckland branch of the NZ Thyroid Association holds a support meeting on February 27, 2pm at Papatoetoe Bowling Club, 247 Great South Rd, Hunters Corner. Guest speaker Raewyn Brown talks about how the thyroid works. Ph: Margaret 534-2158. Probus, Manurewa Gardens Probus Club meets on February 28, and every fourth Monday of the month, 10am at the Manurewa RSA clubrooms, Maich Rd. Guest speakers and monthly trips. All welcome. Ph: Edward 267-2077. Kids programme, Free Rise UP Kidz programme for children aged 6-12 years every Monday from February 28, 4pm-5pm at two different Mangere locations. Learn how to develop your child's genius. This term's topic is Servolution, getting children involved in changing lives through simple acts of kindness within the community. Limited spaces available, suitable for Maori and Pacific families. Ph: Cecily 276-8727 or 021-190-7689. Driving theory, Mangere East Community Learning Centre, 372 Massey Rd, holds free classes driving licence theory Monday and Thursday evenings. Ph: 275-6161. Historical society, Otahuhu Historical Society meets on February 28, 7.30pm in the Otahuhu Town Hall Complex, 12/16 High St, Otahuhu (rear of building). Guest speaker will tell of her travels to the Philippines. Ph: Ray 276-8225. Stroke help, The Volunteer Stroke Scheme is looking for volunteers to work with people who have difficulty commun- icating after a stroke. Have you got one or two hours to spare each week? Training given, volunteers need good listening skills and to enjoy communicating. Training starts in March. Ph: 441-8959. Maori classes, Mangere East Community Learning Centre, 372 Massey Rd, holds free Maori language classes for beginners on Mondays, 6pm. Ph: 275-6161. Country music, South Auckland Country Music and Variety Club meets on March 1, 7pm at Otara Music & Arts Centre hall. All new singers and entertainers welcome. $3 door charge, children under 12 free. Supper plate appreciated. Ph: 278-0477. Orchid society, The South Auckland Orchid Society meets on March 1, and the first Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm at the Senior Citizens Hall, East St, Papakura. All welcome. Ph: John 276-7617. Al-Anon, Family groups for relatives and friends of problem drinkers meets Tuesdays 8pm-9pm, St Johns Presbysterian Church hall, 120 Great South Rd, Hunters Corner. Parking at back of hall. Ph: Kay 276-8506, Pauline 268-2608. Indian seniors, Indian seniors seniors meet every Wednesday, 9.30am- 12.15pm at Selwyn Centre, 5 Landscape Rd, Papatoetoe. Friendship, gentle exercise, morning tea , laughter and fun. Transport can be arranged. All Indian seniors welcome. Ph: George 250-4772. U3A, Papatoetoe U3A meets on March 2, and every first Wednesday of the month, 9.45am at Acacia Court Hall, 25 Kolmar Rd, Paptoetoe. Guest speaker is Herby Baines from Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust. Ph: Elaline 278-3601. 60s Up, The South Auckland branch of the 60s Up Movement meets on March 2, 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 March 2, and the first Wednesday of the month, 10am-12 noon at P.A.C.T, 311 Great South Rd, Papatoetoe. Ph Virginia: 256-1620. Chess club, Papatoetoe Chess Club meets every Wednesday at Papatoetoe Bowling Club, 84 Cambridge Terrace, juniors (6 years and over) 6.15pm. Seniors 7.30pm. All abilities welcome, $2 per night. Ph: 278-4520. Toastmasters, MITe Speakers Toastmasters Club meets on March 2, and every second Wednesday, 6.30pm at Manukau Institute of Technology, Room ND301. Develop confidence in a friendly atmosphere. Visitors welcome Ph: Lance 027-241-4805. Scottish dancing, Hillpark Scottish Country Dancing Club meets every Wednesday from March 2, 7.30pm-8.30pm at Hillpark School hall, Grandvue Rd, Manurewa. Great aerobic exercise, good music, fun, social dancing, no partner or special clothes needed. Ph: Heather 267-6375 or Sylvia 266-4026. Bark sale, Manurewa Lions are selling 50ltr bags of bark for $9, free delivery in Manurewa. Ph: Ricky 266-7884 or Noel 274-0609. Business tax, Free business taxation clinic for migrants on March 3, at ARMS Manukau Resource Centre, Level 1, 2 Osterley Way, Manukau. Clinics cover gst, income tax, PAYE and KiwiSaver. Make an appointment, ph: 263-5490. Kiwanis, Papatoetoe Kiwanis meet on March 3, and every first and third Thursday of the month, 6.30pm at the Papatoetoe Cosmopolitan Club, Dunnotar Rd. Kiwanis is a service organisation focused on the needs of children. New members welcome. Ph: Ken or Pat 266-7744. Ratepayers meet, Weymouth Citizens and Ratepayers meet on March 3, and every first Thursday of the month, 7pm at Beihlers Rd Community Hall, Weymouth. All welcome. Ph: Fred 268-2005. Singles meet, New Horizons singles friendship group for people aged 40 to 60 holds its club and new members night on March 3, and the first Thursday of every month, 7pm at Barrel Inn, Cook St, Howick. Monthly programmes of barbecues, outings, dinners, film etc. Come along and meet new friends. Ph: Ingrid on 266-8118. Music lessons, Affordable trumpet and ukulele tuition for children aged 8 to year 8 is available at Kedgley Music Centre. Ph: 277-7043. Ecumenical service, A World Day of Prayer service will be held on March 4, 10am morning tea, 10.30am service at Papatoetoe Seventh Day Adventist Church, 14 Puhinui Rd. All faiths welcome. Ladies Probus, Papatoetoe West Ladies Probus Club meets on March 4, 10am, at the Methodist Centre, Kolmar Rd, Papatoetoe. Guest speaker each month and morning tea. Any women interested enjoying the company of other women are welcome. Ph: Judith 279-9677. Prayer day, A World Day of Prayer service will be held on March 4, 7.30pm at manurewa Methodist Church, corner Great South and Alfriston roads, Order of service has been written by women in Chile. All welcome. Ph: 267-6125. Women's Day, National Council of Women's Manukau branch holds an International Women's Day breakfast on March 5, 7.45am at the Salvation Army Centre, 16D Bakerfield Place, Manukau. Honouring achieving Manukau women, parade of national costumes, guest speaker. Cost $15. For catering purposes RSVP by March 1, ph: 250-4646. Car boot sale, Connect Baptist Church (formerly Manukau Central Baptist Church) holds a car boot sale on March 5, from 7.30am, rain or shine, at 75 Everglade Drive, Manukau. Lions barbecue and Red Sofa Cafe open. Spaces cost $5, bookings essential. Ph: Mike 297-7831. School gala, Stall sites available for Reremoana School's gala on March 5. $20 per site. No food stalls please. Ph: Susan on 268-4686 or 021-914849. Country market, Alfriston Country Market is on March 5, and every first Saturday of the month, 9am-noon, corner of Mill and Alfriston Rds. Gifts, goodies, plants, new clothing, refreshments and more. Stall spaces available. The market is run by volunteers and profits are donated to charity. Ph: Gendy 266-5134. Ghana celebrates, The Ghanaian Association of New Zealand invites all Ghanaians in Auckland to celebrate Ghana's 54th Independence Anniversary with a gala soccer tournament on March 5, 1pm at Riversdale Park, Avondale, RSVP Charles 021-036-8276. Children's Day, Manurewa Recreation Centre celebrates Children's Day on March 6, 10am-2pm. Free events including games, colouring competitions. Ph: 276-4646. Youthline, Youthline holds an eight-week group dynamics training course starting on March 8 in Old Papatoetoe. The focus of the group is experiential and aims to give members practical training and experience in the facilitation of groups. To register ph 361-4170. Grey Power, Counties Manukau Grey Power meets on March 8, and the second Tuesday of every month, 10.30am at Tadmor House, Great South Rd, Manurewa. All welcome. Ph: John 266-7583 or Ron 267-2599. Volunteers needed, Manurewa Citizens Advice Bureau is looking for volunteers and starts its next training course on March 8. As well as time volunteers need to have good listening skills and the ability and desire to learn. In return CAB provides training, supportive colleagues and real people with real issues. Ph: 266-5729 for more information. Baby help, Manukau Parent Centre holds a 7-week interactive course for mums- to-be and a support person starting March 29. Includes what you need to get ready for baby, labour and more. Cost $155 includes 12-month membership to Manukau Parent Centre. Ph: Stacey 266-6136. Market day, Mangere Bridge's Riding Therapy School for the Disabled holds its annual fundraising market day and car boot sale on March 5, 8.30am-12.30pm at the school on Wellesley Rd. New and preloved goods, pony rides, sausage sizzle, cake stall, plants, and entertainment. Funds raised go toward ongoing and much needed student support initiatives and sports equipment. All welcome. Games group, Scrabble and rummy group meets on March 2, and every first first and third Wednesday of the month, 1.30pm-3.30pm at Mangere Presbyterian Church hall, corner Jordan and Kirkbride roads, Mangere. All welcome. Free playgroup, St Johns Community Centre runs a free playgroup Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm during term time, at the centre 120 Great South Rd, Hunters Corner. Parents and caregivers with children from newborn to 5 years of age are able to play and learn together. Ph: 278-2746 for more information. Blended families, The Parenting Place holds a blended family seminar on March 16, 7.30pm-9pm. Step families can learn practical strategies for step-parenting, discipline, loyalties and how to help children adjust. Cost is $10. To register or for more information ph: 524-0025.
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