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Our place: Five hundred trees in a day; The chickens won; Bringing back the Glow................................................................ 4 A passion for helping.................................................................... 5 Titirangi submits on Water Treatment Plant in Waima................ 6 From the West to the West, but worlds apart............................. 7 Our place: Taste sensations from Green Bay School; West Auckland Heritage Conference 2019............................................ 8

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Make Titirangi Beach swimmable!; On Stage............................... 9 At the Libraries........................................................................... 10 Art and about with Naomi McCleary..................................... 12-13 Corban Estate Open Arts Day; Portage judge announced.......... 14 Going West Writers Festival – festival; overview....................... 15

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Places to go: Events listing................................................. 16 – 17

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Feature: local government elections.................................. 18 – 25 Bandstanding: Stephen Rose...................................................... 26 Naturally West: Brown teal thriving in Habitat Te Henga; Eco-friendly flowers.................................................................... 27 Embracing waste reduction........................................................ 28 When will swimming be safe?; Weather by the moon.............. 29 Live @ the lounge...................................................................... 30 Advertisers’ Directory................................................................. 31 On our cover: Destination West: Doris Morgan on Tom Pearce’s Rex Acme Speed King at Waiatarua, on her way to Piha, circa 1935 (private collection). Destination West is also the theme for the 2019 West Auckland Heritage Conference. For more information on this celebration of local history see page 8.

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a copy of Solid Air

Solid Air: Australian and New Zealand Spoken Word is the first anthology to showcase some of our leading performance poets. The collection was edited by David Stavanger and AnnieMarie Te Whiu and published by University of Queensland Press. It features works by Taika Waititi, Hineomona Baker, Tusiata Avia, Mohamed Hassan and Laingholm’s Dominic ‘Tourettes’ Hoey, one of the judges of the Poetry Slam at this year’s Going West Festival. The Fringe has two copies of Solid Air to give away. To go in the draw to win one, write your name, address and phone number on the back of an envelope along with the name of one of this year’s Poetry Slam judges and post it to: Fringe Solid Air Competition, PO Box 60-469, Titirangi, Auckland 0642 to reach us by September 13, or you can email your answer and contact details to info@fringemedia.co.nz (with Solid Air Competition in the subject line).

Every issue of The Fringe (and the Titirangi Tatler before it) since April 2011 is on-line at www.fringemedia.co.nz. Like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ FringeWest) to hear when each issue is available and get other updates. please support our advertisers – they support us

www.fringemedia.co.nz 21,000 copies delivered free to letter boxes, post boxes, libraries and selected outlets throughout Titirangi, Glen Eden, Green Bay, New Lynn, Kelston, Konini, Wood Bay, French Bay, South Titirangi, Waima, Woodlands Park, Laingholm, Parau, Cornwallis, Huia and Oratia.

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Writers and contributors: Jade Reidy, David Thiele, Naomi McCleary, Susannah Bridges, Fiona Drummond and Michael Andrew.

Advertising deadline for October 2019: September 13 The Fringe SEPTEMBER 2019

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The Fringe, September 2019  

Formerly the Titirangi Tatler, The Fringe is a community magazine serving West Auckland

The Fringe, September 2019  

Formerly the Titirangi Tatler, The Fringe is a community magazine serving West Auckland

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