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By ALECIA ROUSSEAU Claiming the national women’s sevens title two years in a row is acclamation that women can make it in this mostly male dominated sport, according to Manawatu Rugby Union chief executive John Knowles. He spoke to the Manawatu Women’s Sevens team at an event on Monday night, when those involved in the team came together to celebrate their success. Not only did the women become champions twice in a row, they were also the first team to win the Bay of Plenty provincial championship and the National event in the same year. Crystal Mayes, who plays centre, said the key to their winning streak was having trust in one another. ‘‘Trust is one of the key things you need; we all play for each other and, of course, our coach Stu Ross is also big part of our success.’’ Mr Knowles paid tribute to Dr Farah Palmer who ‘‘kicked off rugby some years ago’’. While representing Manawatu in 2006, she was hailed the main catalyst for promoting them to the national women’s championships. ‘‘Here lies a challenge for all women; sometimes it’s difficult to change the mindset of men and get them to consider women’s rugby at a club level,’’ Mr Knowles said. ‘‘I think we can change that and develop a competition
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GREAT EXPECTATIONS: John Knowles lays down a challenge to all women playing rugby. PICTURE: ALECIA ROUSSEAU
within the Manawatu.’’ Coach Stu Ross used his time on stage to explain why he believes there was more to come from his girls. ‘‘We have to strive for every dollar we get because it’s a tough world out there for women’s
rugby. My job is to keep pushing them; we don’t like being outplayed or outmuscled and we play for performance. The result takes care of itself.’’ Captain Sarah Goss said Manawatu was becoming a hub for talented players.
‘‘To have five contracted players to the New Zealand women’s team is amazing for our region. ‘‘We give up a lot of time with our families to do this and we are by far the most successful sevens team in the country.’’
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Something to replace the cravings By DALE WICKEN A nicotene replacement therapy trial is proving popular with smokers in Palmerston North. The trial, titled Enjoy, is being conducted by the University of Otago and offers smokers a range of nicotene replacement options including gum, patches, nicotene inhalator and mouthspray. While in Wellington the trial was conducted in a mall but in Palmerston North it’s an events-based scheme with stalls popping up at local shows throughout March. ‘‘The goal of our trial is to see if giving smokers the opportunity to sample a range of therapies as they go about their ordinary lives, motivates them to keep using nicotene replacement therapies for a sufficiently long period of time and, if this increases their motivation to quit or encourages them to try to quit, and if it helps them to quit for at least three months,’’ explained lead
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Not sure how to get a dispute resolved? Palmerston North’s Citizens Advice Bureau receives many inquiries from people who don’t know how to sort out a problem they have with a service provider, whether it’s a retailer, tradesperson, employer/employee, tenant/landlord, or utilities provider. Many people don’t know how to complain effectively, or aren’t sure if there is a specific complaints body they can go to if they aren’t able to sort things out with the other party. If agreement can’t be reached, you can apply to the appropriate complaints body. For example, for tenancy disputes you would apply to the Tenancy Tribunal. For disputes with your electricity or gas provider, contact the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commission and for complaints about real estate agents, you contact the Real Estate Agents Authority. If you are unsure as to where to direct your complaint, the website www.complaintline.org.nz can help. Our website www.cab.org.nz also has information, but you may prefer to discuss the issue with us. You can either call in to see us at Community House, 77 King Street, or phone (06) 357-0647 or 0800 367 222. You can also email email@example.com.
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The annual Central District Field Days came to Feilding last week and, while it was cut down to two-and-a-half days rather than the planned three, event organisers were pleased with how it went. The scorching weather on Thursday and Friday saw the crowds pack out Manfeild Park to take in all things farming, with over 540 exhibitors displaying their wares. Events such as the woodchopping, fencing competitions and the tractor pull were popular drawcards. Stall holders were positive about business, saying it was ‘steady’ on Thursday and Friday, though many were disappointed at the early closure. Fairfax agrimedia brand manager Dean Williamson said shutting the event down two hours early on Saturday was a necessary precaution due to the unpredictability of cyclone Lusi. ‘‘Sales were great on Thursday and Friday but there was a bit of shyness because of the weather on the Saturday and a decision had to be made. We did a staged shut down — we put the call out at 12.30pm and the public had left by 2pm. We had to put safety first,’’ he explained. The main prize given away at the event — a quadbike and trailer full of goodies—was won by a visitor from Thames and the third place getter was
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VOLUNTEER CORNER The Volunteer Resource Centre Manawatu and Districts is holding a series of workshops in April and May for managers and co-ordinators of volunteers. Any organisation with a volunteer programme can attend including VRC members, local businesses and government departments. The first workshop, on Wednesday April 9, will be to highlight the benefits of time spent recruiting, screening and selecting the most suitable volunteers for your organisation. They are a valuable resource, so it’s important to know how to decide if they have the right skills and experience, how to interview and how to say ‘‘no thanks’’ if they aren’t right. The second workshop, on Friday May 9, will look at how to motivate and retain your volunteers. As with employees, time invested in them is well spent, and promotes volunteer longevity. We will discuss the myriad of ways to value and support your volunteers, both informally and formally. The third and final workshop will look at policies and practices for your volunteers: how to keep them and you safe. Having regularly reviewed policies in place will promote consistency and clearly defined responsibilities and boundaries, while also ensuring the volunteer understands the process if policies are breached. This will be held in July. Each workshop will be held from 9.30am — 12.30pm. Cost is from $40, to include morning tea. Attendees are invited to bring lunch and enjoy the networking opportunities available after the session. Seats are limited so please register your interest with the VRC on 354 6027 or email email@example.com.
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Q: What do you think is unique about your business? A. Our ﬁngers are always on the pulse at Spoilt. Keeping up with the latest technologies, current trends and industry leading products, our clients can be assured of receiving the best of service, whatever their beauty requirements. Every product we stock is personally researched and tested by us – we won’t sell a product or service that we wouldn’t use and recommend. Q: What do you enjoy most about your job? A: Having our own salon makes it not just a job its our life. We can make decisions to constantly improve and excel for our clients. We love the atmosphere of our salon and the variety of clients we have make everyday a pleasure to turn up to 'work'! Q: Why should people come to you ﬁrst? A: We offer a personalize service which is tailored and adapted to each individual clients needs. We make it our business to know the clients and our products/services inside and outside. Therefore enabling us to ﬁt the needs of everyone. We are always told we have an incredible amount of passion for our clients, our business and the industry and that can be a rare thing these days. Q: What’s your speciality within your business? A: We have many! We would have to say for us the service comes ﬁrst, our quality of work is extremely high but we are specialists in being real and keeping it real. We cannot stress enough how much we value our clients and this keeps us on our toes always striving to keep things exciting and NEVER become complacent and take for granted what we have. Q: What advice could you give about your product or service that would beneﬁt the consumer? A: Don’t be afraid of change. Try new things. Our biggest piece of advice is always ask questions, test the knowledge of the professional looking after you and make sure you are in the best hands.
Ph 06 359 1550 www.spoilt-beauty.co.nz
Caccia Birch House
A. What we think is unique about our business is that it is a privilege and an honour to serve and assist people at a very sad and emotional time of their lives as they farewell their loved ones. We take pride in being able to guide families and individuals during this difﬁcult time. Working in a funeral home requires a unique skill set; including large measurers of patience, empathy, sympathy, humility and a good listening ear.
Q: What do you enjoy most about your job? A: The thing that we most enjoy about our jobs, and that which gives us the most satisfaction, is being able to guide and assist families and individuals to create ceremonies and farewells that celebrate and honour the deceased. When people come back to us and say ‘thank you, that was what mum would have wanted’ or ‘that was better than we ever imagined, thanks for your guidance,’ it is hugely satisfying for us all.
Q: Why should people come to you ﬁrst? A: People should come to us ﬁrst because we are friendly, approachable and ﬂexible. We are a traditional ﬁrm with a modern professional approach.
Q: What’s your specialty within your business? A: As women we are able to operate on many levels, with many hats; as funeral directors, event managers, ofﬁce administrators, drivers, we even pour the tea alongside our male colleagues.
Q: What advice could you give about your product or service that would beneﬁt the consumer?
What do you think is unique about your business? The beautiful 120 year old Historic Homestead is a superb community facility with country charm but so close to the CBD. What do you enjoy most about your job? The people of course! Experiencing their enjoyment and interest in the property is rewarding. Why should people come to you ﬁrst? We offer a great personal service for our conferences, functions, weddings, in fact any special occasions.
A: The advice that we would give is never to be afraid to ask questions; there’s no such thing as a silly question. If you need to know, ask.
What is your specialty within your business? Weddings – It’s like ‘hire the house for a day’ – people love this concept.
167 John F Kennedy, Drive Palm North
What is it about your business that would beneﬁt potential clients? Affordability and ﬂexibility with so many options available – and the tranquility!
www.caccia-birch.co.nz | 06 3575383
Women in Business
Q: What do you think is unique about your business?
A: Short of veterinary services, we are ‘One Stop Shop’ for any goods or services that are pet related. From a doggie homestay, canine behaviour services, grooming, in-home feeding & a pet retail outlet, we offer it all! Q: What do you enjoy most about your job? A: Getting to know the pets & their owners is the best part of the job – it is a very personal business & we feel privileged that people trust us with their beloved four-legged family members. Q: Why should people come to you ﬁrst? A: Because then they won’t need to go anywhere else!! We offer so many services all under one roof & the best thing is that we are excellent at all of them, so there is no need to look any further for anything pet related! Q: What’s your specialty within your business? A: My specialty canine behaviour – I have a diploma in Canine Behaviour which makes me a qualiﬁed behaviour practitioner so I work with people one on one with canine problems. I also run the doggie homestay which is small & personal. We really do make it a ‘home away from home’ for our canine customers & they get one on one attention just like they would at home. Q: What advice could you give about your product or service that would beneﬁt the consumer? A: Contact us if you ﬁnd yourself needing any of the above services – we will be able to provide what you need with a knowledgeable & friendly manner
For all Tailoring, Alterations & Repairs
TARSHA & KATIE
Q. What do you think is ‘unique’ about your business? A. We are a small locally owned business in the heart of friendly Feilding. I believe we are unique because we are so passionate and we go that extra mile. Q. What do you enjoy most about your job? A. Making people feel beautiful and comfortable in their own skin. Everyday I feel rewarded in my career choice. The smiles and glowing faces make your day. Q. Why should people come to you ﬁrst? A. For our warm and friendly atmosphere, relaxing treatment, free parking, competitive prices and highly experienced therapists. Q. What is your specialty within your business? A. We specialize in all aspects of beauty therapy. Including waxing, gel nails. Eyelash extensions. Vani-t spray tans, we love doing a verity of treatments. Q. What advice can you give about your business that would ent? beneﬁt a potential client? ndly A. We are young, friendly passionate therapists who love what we do and enjoy every day with our new and existing clients. We welcome all new clients.
06 356 9477 027 COSY CAT/027 2679 228 69 Kereru Drive, RD2 Palmerston North email@example.com • www.cosypets.co.nz
WOMEN IN BUSINESS QUESTIONNAIRE Q. What do you think is ‘unique’ about your business or service? A We are a small family run business where we focus
on customer satisfaction and have the experience to visualise and interpret what the customers want
Q. What do you enjoy most about your job? A Being able to help people revive their damaged or ill ﬁtting clothing and the satisfaction when the altered garments are exactly what the customer wanted
Q. Why should people come to you ﬁrst? A We can give you a good price with no hidden extra costs and we can usually work in with customers to have them done when required
Q. What is your specialty within your business or service? A We have a one hour hem service for trousers and
jeans we do suit tailoring for those special occasions and friendly staff
Q. What advice can you give about your business or service that would beneﬁt a potential consumer? A Quick turn around with quality work, speaking with a consultant that understands what you want or can make suggestions when asked
70a Machester Street, Feilding • Ph 06 323 4068
48a Princess Street-in the CBD!
Ph 358 4174
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Business Joanne Steele
Women in Business
Q: What do you think is unique about your business? A: I had the best training possible that has made me into the groomer I am. My parlour is situated in a beautiful enclosed garden where dogs can play after their groom (with the owner’s permission) these dogs are loved and cared for as though they were my own. I build a relationship with the owners of trust and so many have become friends so this is not just about grooming but building relationships and realising that you are looking after a member of their family. That is so important in this industry. Q: What do you enjoy most about your job? A: I enjoy seeing the dogs upon completion as they come in looking terrible, long matted and smelly and go out looking fabulous. It gives me lots of pleasure seeing the look on the owners faces as they see their little darlings looking way beyond their expectations and that makes me very proud. Q: Why should people come to you ﬁrst? A: I have been trained by the best in this business, a Master Groomer Angela Anderson in Auckland and after months of training and certiﬁed I have the skills to groom all types of dogs from pedigrees to designer dogs and even the dogs with all sorts of genetic make ups. I cover the whole process that’s involved in grooming a dog. Q: What’s your speciality within your business? A: My creativity is my speciality it only enhances my training skills as it requires me to look at a dog especially a designer dog and see the end product by looking at the dogs size and genetic makeup and design a style that will make them look fabulous. Q: What advice could you give about your product or service that would beneﬁt the consumer? A: Grooming is not a six weekly process, its ongoing, so whenever a dog comes to me for the ﬁrst time, I make sure that the owner is educated in their responsibility on care and grooming in-between grooms and a lot of owners are unaware that they too have to brush and maintain their dogs to prevent the coat from deteriorating.
The Poochi Parlour
PROFESSIONAL DOG GROOMING SALON 50 Te Awe Awe Street, Palmerston North Phone 06 355 8365 | Cellphone 027 610 5050 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Women in Business
Q: What do you think is unique about your business?
A. I work in a strong team of agents, all successful and top achievers within Property Brokers, it’s very unique to have so many good agents working together, it works well and we offer a great advantage to both buyers and sellers
Q: What do you enjoy most about your job? A: Every day is different; I meet so many amazing people and get great satisfaction from working with them, helping achieve their goals. I love working with ﬁrst home buyers who are always so excited about their ﬁrst step onto the property ladder.
Q: Why should people come to you ﬁrst? A: Working alongside my husband Ian we offer over 20 years experience in realestate, we have the knowledge and experience to achieve great results for our clients
Q: What’s your specialty within your business? A: I work with many retired clients, helping them make choices about their futures, this often involves working with their families and making their realestate transactions as stress free as possible. I have a ﬁrm knowledge of the retirement village options in Feilding and can advise clients on the best choice to suit their lifestyle.
Q: What advice could you give about your product or service that would beneﬁt the consumer? A: If you are selling your home make sure it is presented well, always clean and tidy and ensure the ﬁrst impression is a real wow. If you are buying a home call us, we have some amazing property we can sell you.
120 Fergusson street Ofﬁce 3235544 Mobile 0274411234
Women in Business
Maria Henry, Boarding Director of L.A.C. House at Longburn Adventist College
354 Main St, Palmerston North Ph 358 0000
www.personalpilates.co.nz | 021 0412469
Minke Franz Q. What do you think is ‘unique’ about your business or service?
Q: What do you think is unique about your business? The Convention Centre is versatile, professional and ﬂawless. We have exceptional meeting and events venues; we are in a prime CBD location with free parking for all delegates. We have onsite high quality audio visual equipment and technology, and exquisite onsite catering. Q: What do you enjoy most about your job? The versatility and broad range of events we are able to cater for. From the glamour of a big wedding, to an exhibition, seminar, family reunion or famous speaker. We can do it. Q: Why should people come to you ﬁrst? The Convention Centre is in the heart of the city’s vibrant business district, we are a mecca for local, national and international events. A ONE-STOP “supreme venue” for every possible need under one roof. Q: What’s your specialty within your business? I am the Marketing Manager for Venues Palmerston North; my focus is ensuring the Convention Centre is the ﬁrst option for all event organisers. Q: What advice could you give about your product or service that would beneﬁt the consumer? The professional expertise of our staff will make organising your next event with us a breeze. Don’t sweat the small stuff nothing too hard or imaginative will be an obstacle for the staff here.
KIM & ALANA
Q. What do you think is ‘unique’ about your business or service? A. We keep our class numbers small which allows us to provide personal advice and support to all our clients. Each class is carefully crafted with a particular goal in mind and movements are broken down encouraging clients to always work at their own level. Q. What do you enjoy most about your job? A. Seeing how our clients improve and hearing their success stories. Results usually have a domino-effect where clients increase strength, ﬂexibility, posture, reduce back pain and even begin to sleep better. This all combines for a more positive over all wellbeing for our clients and we love that. Q. Why should people come to you ﬁrst? A. Personal Pilates has been providing services to Palmerston North and Feilding for the past 5 years and we have over 20 years of experience within the Health and Fitness Industry. Q. What is your specialty within your business or service? A. Helping people bring more awareness to their postural alignment. Pilates can help to undo the effects of poor postural behaviours that may be causing pain or injury. If your alignment is correct your body will move and work more efﬁciently. Pilates challenges your ability to hold alignment as you move. Q. What advice can you give about your business or service that would beneﬁt a potential consumer? A. Pilates is for everybody and you don’t have to be ﬁt to do it! We have men and women of all different ages, sizes and abilities participating in our classes or attending private sessions. You can make great improvements by attending just once a week and adapting what you learn into your everyday lifestyle for even better results.
Q: What do you think is unique about your business? A. Watching teenagers’ lives develop into young adults Q: What do you enjoy most about your job? A: When somebody says to me “I get it, Miss”. Q: Why should people come to you ﬁrst? A: For parents to have the assurance that their child will be offered the best duty of care. Q: What’s your speciality within your business? A: To encourage boarding students to discover their gifting and talents for God. Q: What advice could you give about your product or service that would beneﬁt the consumer? A: My advice would be to review previous comments by parents and past boarders.
Kip McGrath has specialised knowledge and empathy for students whose needs cannot always be met in the classroom setting, such as remedial or extension students.
Q. What do you enjoy most about your job?
I meet a range of people: parents, grandparents, students and teachers, and we all work together to help students succeed. It gives me a huge lift when I see students gain conﬁdence and feel better about themselves because they have succeeded at school.
Q. Why should people come to you ﬁrst?
We have professionally qualiﬁed staff: not just people who have an interest in tutoring. Students know that we understand the New Zealand Curriculum at all levels. Our teachers are chosen for their specialised knowledge and successful classroom experience. This allows us to work with our colleagues in schools.
Q. What is your speciality within your business or service?
Our teachers are able to see exactly what gaps the students have, and they know how to ﬁll those gaps so that students can succeed at school. Students feel comfortable and welcome because our teachers encourage them.
Q. What advice can you give about your business or service that would beneﬁt a potential consumer? Come and see us early in the year, as soon as you become aware that your child needs extra help. If you leave it too long, it will take longer to catch up and your child’s conﬁdence can be badly eroded.
Palmerston North, 188 Broadway Ave (behind Ray White Real Estate)
355 3450• kipmcgrath.co.nz Email: email@example.com
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Hit musical takes stage at Feilding High School characters and typical New Zealand humour. It follows the story of high school boy, David, who stops playing rugby after he was involved in an accident that killed his friend. Facing inner turmoil, David
One of the most successful and entertaining musicals is about to take center stage at Feilding High School. This true Kiwi show was written by Auckland-based teacher Hamish Arthur and is jampacked with well-known songs,
returns to his family after a year but, instead of hitting the field again, he takes up a position in the school choir. ‘‘This main character has a tortured past but it’s a feel-good musical about how he copes and the choices you make in
DON’T WAIT ANOTHER DAY!
FAHS FEILDING HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS
U S IC IC A L B Y H A MI M I SH S H A RT R T H UR A M MUUS CAAL TICKETS $38
DESSERT & SHOW $48
DINNER & SHOW $68
FAHS HALL WEDNESDAY 2 APRIL - SATURDAY 5 APRIL 7.30 P.M. SHOW ONLY OR DINNER AND SHOW AVAILABLE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHTS TICKETS: $10 CHILDREN, STUDENTS, SENIOR CITIZENS (ID CARDS REQUIRED)/$15 ADULTS DINNER AND SHOW (WED/THURS ONLY) $30/35 TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM THE FAHS OFFICE OR BY EMAILING firstname.lastname@example.org TELE. 323 4029 FEATURING ALL NEW ZEALAND MUSIC BY SUCH ARTISTS AS DAVE DOBBYN, SPLIT ENZ AND BIC RUNGA
life,’’ explained director Kelly Harris. ‘‘It’s a battle between his heart and what others want for him.’’ Themes center on coming of age and taking opportunities as they present. The cast’s slogan ‘don’t wait another day’ is tribute to this and promotes the idea that David can escape from his past. More than 60 students and staff are involved in this two-hour production. Months of planning and creating stage sets, costumes and props have been set in place and dozens of students have sacrificed their personal time. Stage manager Maree Gibson said this year’s show was also about giving students the chance to be leaders. ‘‘We as teachers are providing more of a mentor role; these children are taking ownership and working hard to ensure it’s going to be a fantastic show.’’ ■ The show will kick off on April 2 and runs until April 5. Tickets will be available from the School office or by emailing email@example.com: — $15 Adult $10 Child/Student (with ID) — $45 family (2 Adult/2student) If you are wanting to purchase dinner and dessert before the show on either Wednesday or Thursday nights, this will cost $35/$30. Businesses will get the opportunity to see a preview of the show on Tuesday 1 April prior the general public shows commencing Wednesday 2 April. To book tickets to the business night email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Education & Training
Land Based Training — empowering young people Land Based Training is a private training establishment covering most of the central North Island. It covers a broad spectrum of programmes, with approximately 800 people trained annually.
The abundance of youth-focused initiatives in Palmerston North is starting to pay dividends and the good work looks set to continue. ‘‘It’s about empowering these kids and giving them opportunities, it’s about getting them to make the right decisions,’’ says Palmerston North field officer Jackie Payne. The National Certificate in Agriculture along with the National Certificate in Employment Skills are taught over 44 weeks and give students hands-on knowledge in agriculture as well as the opportunity to gain NCEA Level 2. The course is for 16-19-year-olds who aren’t in school. Land Based Training is enrolling learners for the 2014 ‘‘KEY’’ course after its success last year. Debbie Neilson, a professional and dedicated tutor, will be running the course, which is available to anyone
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• DangerousGoodsCourses Tuesday 25th & Saturday 29th March • ForkliftCoursesOSHandFEndorsement Wednesday 9th & 30th April • TruckClass2-5CourseStartsTuesday22nd April (MusthaveLearnersLicence) • PassengerEndorsementStartsTuesday22nd April • WheelsTracks&RollersonRequest Tuesday 8th April
over the age of 16 who is a citizen or permanent resident. This may include unemployed people, people who have English as a second language or people in part-time work who want to increase their employment skills. This free course is designed to help people who would like to improve their reading, writing and numeracy skills through small group and individual learning. The programme includes help with time management, speaking confidently and much more. Some NZQA Unit Standards are also offered. LBT also offers a free work training programme for over 18s who are WINZ registered. The course involves help with interview skills, ensuring your CV is appropriate and worth reading, how to research a job, starting work in a new work place, health and safety at work, employment
FREE AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING COURSE PHONE 06 357 3869 - TEXT 027 4921118
For Further Enquiries Contact Joy P: 06 354 9362 E: email@example.com 28 Jasper Place, Palmerston North www.landbasedtraining.co.nz
Training site located at 391 Rangitikei Street Palmerston North
contracts, literacy and numeracy assistance, writing cover letters, dealing with conflict, building confidence and how to cope with a new job. LBT offers a friendly and supportive learning environment with staff who will help you to get that job. Learn how to tempt that employer and make a lasting impression. ■ Contact Land Based Training if you are interested in any of these courses by phoning 0508 TRAIN ME (872 466) or visit the website www.landbasedtraining.co.nz.
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Thursday, March 20, 2014
Orienteering skills put to the test Massey Childcare are holding their third annual Urban Rogaine event this Saturday, and are inviting you to come along. Rogaine involves navigation, strategy and teamwork, with each team getting a map five minutes before the start, which is then used to locate different checkpoints. Employee Caryn Deans said the idea was to find as many checkpoints as possible. ‘‘The further away the check points, the more points they are worth so you must create a strategy. Do you head to the edges and get the big points or collect the close to home points?’’ The course is familyfriendly and set around Massey University’s campus. ‘‘We have lots of families enter with children of all ages who run or are in prams, slings, front packs, back packs etc. We have heaps of spot prizes to give away and all the money made gets reinvested in our community based child care centre.’’
So, if you’re wanting a fun morning out with the kids, a bit of competition with team mates or colleagues, this is the event for you. Also, feel free to come along dressed up — many others will too.
■ For more information, check out the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ urbanrogaine.fundraiser, or to register contact the centre on (06) 350-5559 or email email@example.com.
Info Hotline 355 5656
This week, on your LOCAL radio station...
FFRIDAY RIDAY Action 19.00 La Patio Morning Show 17.30 A Man With Two Hats 10.00 Man Up! 18.00 Best of British 11.00 Volunteering’s Voice Unsigned 12.00 A Green Ear 19.00 Black & Blue 13.00 Emma in the Afternoon 20.00 Musical Geeks & 15.00 The Russian Show Nerdy Freaks 16.00 BBC: Assignment WEDNESDAY 17.00 Amazing Grace 19.00 La Patio Morning Show 18.00 EMG Audio Archives 10.00 Liz’s Corner 19.00 Doing it in the Dirt 12.30 The Week in 20.00 Metalheads Parliament SATURDAY 14.00 Squarewaves 12.00 Democracy Now! 15.00 Women’s Voices of 13.30 Changing the World Poland 14.00 Paakiwaha 16.00 BBC: Heart and Soul 18.30 Friend of Marilyn 17.00 The Russian Show 19.00 The Latin Hour 17.30 Authentic Success 20.00 Combustible Lemons 18.00 Friend of Marilyn SUNDAY 19.00 Bhutani Awaj 19.30 Catholic Radio 20.00 Te Puutake 13.00 Bhutani Awaj THURSDAY 14.30 Let the Bible Speak 19.00 La Patio Morning Show 15.00 Irish Time 10.00 Neighbourhood 15.30 Musical Confection Support 17.00 Tinig Pinoy 10.30 Cityscope 18.00 A Green Ear 11.00 Don’s Discourse 19.00 Telling Tales 11.45 Wheeler’s Corner 20.00 Metalheads 12.00 Firewise MONDAY 13.00 Adam in the Afternoon 19.00 La Patio Morning Show 16.00 BBC: Discovery 11.00 TJ Solutions 17.00 Musical Confection 12.00 Iain Lees-Galloway MP 17.30 Don’s Discourse 12.30 A Man With Two Hats 19.00 SquareWaves 13.00 Unwelcome Guests 15.00 Nana Moo’s Country Show 16.00 BBC: The Documentary 17.00 Women’s Voices of Poland 19.00 Lockdown 20.00 The 80’s at 8 TUESDAY 9.00 La Patio Morning Show Join Pru and Iola on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Cityscope 10.00 Wesley Methodist the programme from the Church Palmerston North Ratepayers 11.00 PN Street Van Association. 11.30 Flatting Today Also available On Demand at 12.30 Cityscope www.accessmanawatu.co.nz 16.00 BBC: Science in
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Cinema Gold Schedule THURSDAY 20 MARCH – WEDNESDAY 26 MARCH 2014
WADJDA (PG) (subtitled) (1hr 45mins) Thu 3.30pm 8.20pm Fri 10.45am 6pm Sat 1pm 8pm Sun 11am 6.20pm Mon 3.15pm 5.45pm Tue 3.30pm 8.20pm Wed 1.15pm 5.50pm ELTON JOHN: THE MILLION DOLLAR PIANO (E) (2hrs) Sat 8.15pm Sun 6.15pm METROPOLITAN OPERA PRINCE IGOR (E) (4hrs 45mins) Sun 1pm Wed 11am 5.45pm THE PAST (M) adult themes (subtitled) (2hrs 10mins) Thu 12.50pm 5.45pm Fri 3pm 8pm Sat 12.45pm Sun 3.30pm Mon 6pm Tue 12.50pm 5.30pm Wed 8pm SPINNING PLATES (G) (1hr 40mins) Thu 10.45am Fri 8.15pm Sat 10.45am Mon 1pm Tue 10.30am 8.15pm Wed 3.30pm 3 MILE LIMIT (M) drug use and offensive language (1hr 50mins) Thu 12.45pm Fri 10.30am Sat 5.45pm Mon 3.30pm Tue 12.45pm LE WEEK-END (M) offensive language sexual references and drug use (1hr 40mins) Fri 1.10pm Sat 3.30pm Tue 10.45am ADULTS AT CHILDREN’S PRICES SNEEZING BABY PANDA – THE MOVIE (G) (1hr 40mins) Sat 3.15pm Sun 1.15pm THE RAILWAY MAN (M) violence (2hrs) Fri 3.20pm Sat 5.20pm Sun 10.30am Tue 5.45pm Wed 10.30am PHILOMENA (M) offensive language and sexual references (1hr 45mins) Thu 3.15pm Fri 12.50pm 5.45pm Sat 10.30am Mon 1.15pm Tue 3.15pm
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Second Tuesday and Last Tuesday of Each Month. Morning Tea served from 10am, 10.30am movie. Bookings Essential 25 March: SPINNING PLATES 8 April: BELLE AND SEBASTIAN
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SERVICES DIRECTORY Thinking of renovating? Think Smith & Sons Smith & Sons Manawatu can take your renovation from concept to creation. With a dedicated team of builders, they consistently deliver quality work within required timeframes and strict safety standards. Smith & Sons Manawatu pride themselves on professionalism with a personal touch. Their team of builders has extensive experie n c e c o v e r in g r e s i d en t i a l renovations and extensions, character homes and light commercial contracts. And they’re communityfocused too. They’ve recently jumped on board with the upgrade of the Palmerston North SPCA building, offering their services and assisting the SPCA to create a fantastic upgraded facility for lost and unloved animals. They urge other local businesses for donations or materials to also support this great cause. Smith and Sons Manawatu are locally owned and operated but have the support and stability of a national brand. M a n a gi n g d i r e c to r P a a l Iversen upholds three principals when it comes to running the business — quality construction, respect and integrity. ‘‘Due to the nature of home renovating, it’s critical that all our carpenters and subcontractors are courteous, polite and completely respectful of our clients’ home and personal space.’’ Paal has been in the construction industry for over 10 years, so knows a thing or two about building. ‘‘We have a ‘concept to creation’ process for your renovations and extensions. You
bring us your ideas and we will work with you to create a home you can be proud of. We can take care of the plans, council con-
Smith & Sons are professional renovation builders who provide quality renovations from concept to completion - on time and to budget.
sent, project management and construction all in one easy and cost effective package,’’ says Paal.
So if you’re in the market for a renovation or extension, look no further than Paal and your local Smith & Sons team.
■ Visit them online at www.smithandsonsmanawatu.co.nz or give them a call on 0800 764 842.
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Pettersson Plumbing and Drainage Pettersson Plumbing and Drainage are fast becoming a household name. Now in their ninth year of business, the enthusiastic company are building their customer base at a steady rate. With four staff now employed, the range and diversity of work has increased immensely. PPD has three plumbers/ gasfitters and one adult apprentice. Training good staff and retaining them is one
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SERVICES DIRECTORY Let Guardian Tree Services care for your trees We at Guardian Tree Services have been involved with identifying and submitting trees to the New Zealand tree register and more recently identifying potential trees to be considered for protection within the Manawatu district. This is a fantastic thing as it assures that our future generations will be able to enjoy the beauty of the trees which were fortunate enough to have been selected. Without protection, trees can be unnecessarily damaged and destroyed through careless development and mismanagement. You, the property owner, have the responsible position of guardianship to many trees of special interest. It is a great responsibility. Only with your guardianship will their legacy continue for future generations. This is your gift to our future. We all agree that trees require specialised care. Guardian Tree Services are the team to identify the best approach of preparing
and assisting the tree to its full potential.We have some of the most qualified staff within the central region. We offer assurance that you will receive the best advice and appropriate planning schedule to bring your tree up
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living organisms. Call Guardian Tree Services on 06 354-6990 in you require specialist tree care. It would be our pleasure to assist in the care and guardianship of your treasured assets.
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COLLAGE Old Boys Junior Rugby Registrations are being held at the Referees Lounge under the main stand on Saturday 22 March & Sunday 23rd March 10.30-12.00 noon. All new players welcome. Registration fees are $20 per player or $40 per family. If you would like to register but can not make it registration please email : email@example.com or phone Lee Fleming on 027 354 4302. Registration forms can be sent out. MANAWATU Supporting Families In Mental Illness, we provide support, advocacy and education to families affected by mental illness. Just as other forms of illness affect other members of a family, so to does schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, clinical depression and anxiety/phobias. This is a free confidential service to families and the community please Phone 3558561. WOMEN’S HEALTH COLLECTIVE: BY WOMEN FOR WOMEN - FREE health information, pregnancy testing, cervical smears(limited access), support, referral, advocacy. LOWER COST: Counsellors, complementary health practitioners for women and children. Open Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm, 53 Waldegrave Street, phone 357 0314, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pnwomensheath.org.nz BUJINKAN DOJOS NINJUTSU. Study this unique Martial Art under Internationally qualified Black Belt Instructors. Effective Self Defence Skills for all ages, male and female. Armed and unarmed combat, traditional and modern day weapons. Studied by Police, Military, Security and Civilians for todays Self Protection Needs. Phone 354 3845 LINEN and Victoriana. We present for your perusal hand-worked items of a gentler age-heritage linen including table cloths, doilies,bed-linen, also charmingly pin-tucked unmentionables and christening gowns. Refresh your bottom drawer! Yesterday’s Treasures, 22nd March 10-12pm, Leisure Centre,Ferguson Street.
Harvest Baptist Church Location & Time for Services: 702 Main Street, Palmerston North Bible Classes For Everyone - Sunday 9:45am Morning Service - Sunday 11:00am Evening Service - Sunday 5:00pm Prayer & Bible Study - Wednesday 6:15pm
For Information Contact: Pastor Guy E. Bankston Phone: (06) 355 8333 Cell: 021-203-7170
What’s On In Friendly Feilding
Friday Mar 21 Feilding Farmers Market 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Manchester Square Feilding Saleyards Tours 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Feilding Saleyards The Learner’s Stand 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM, Feilding Little Theatre - Stafford Street. Saturday Mar 22 Car Boot Sale 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Life Point Church - 116 Derby St. Makino Rotary Garage Sale 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Manchester Square The Great Manawatu Steam Fair 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Steam Traction Society British American European Classic Racing 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Manfeild Shave for a Cure 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Rosebowl Bakery The Learner’s Stand 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM, Feilding Little Theatre Mothers Motorcycles 9:00 PM - 5:00 AM, Manfeild - South Street. Sunday Mar 23 Feilding Honda Halcombe School Trail Ride 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Halcombe V 4 and Rotary North Island Jamboree 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Manfeild The Great Manawatu Steam Fair 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Steam Traction Society The Learner’s Stand 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Feilding Little Theatre Coming Events Apr 02 - 05 For Today 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM, FAHS Feilding High School - Churcher St. Tickets phone 06 323 4029 or email email@example.com.
For further details or to register your event, contact the Feilding & District Information Centre at 10 Manchester Square, Feilding, Ph 323 3318 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline 12 noon Friday
MANAWATU Property Investors Association 2nd April 2014 7.30pm, Palmerston North. Bridge Club Cnr Cook and Cuba. Guest speaker: Jason Driscole Chartered Accountant- structures for rental property ownership, deductibility of expenses, capital versus revenue, cloud based property apps. Public welcome $20.00 door charge. OVERCOMING Barriers- One day free workshop for people interested in learning how to communicate with and befriend people with complex needs. Wednesday 2nd April 2014 10am-4pm in Palmerston North. Refreshments/lunch provided. To book and confirm details contact Pat or Merle (06) 355 7200 ext 754 or email@example.com RECOVERY-CHURCH at The Salvation Army, Church Street Palmerston North. Every Tuesday night 7.00pm-8.pm. For all those who need encouragement, help in getting their lives together in situations of recovering from alcohol, gambling, broken relationships etc. For more information phone 358 7455. ALL WELCOME! TRIPLE P Discussion group-Dealing with disobedience, positive parenting ideas to teach your child to accept limits. How to manage difficult behaviour and use positive parenting strategies to help prevent problems.Friday 21st March 9.30-11.30am, Roslyn School, phone Parentline (06) 355 1655 to register. PALMERSTON North Bird Club- Bird Sale/Young Bird Display. Sunday 23rd March 1pm to 3pm at Palmerston North Community Leisure Centre, Ferguson Street. Entry: Gold Coin Donation, NO EFTPOS. Birds for sale, Raffles. Contact: Carol Ph 323 4853. TEENAGED AND PREGNANT, then this group is for you. We provide food, fun, information about labour, birth, parenting and life skills in a friendly environment. Venue The pregnancy Centre, 3 Amesbury St, Palmerston North. Tuesday evenings 5pm-7pm. Cost FREE. Just "pop in" or Phone 354 2273 AGLOW welcomes women of all ages to hear Sonia Dixon share how the power of God has changed her life. Thursday 27th March 10am, Bridge Club Rooms, Corner Cook & Cuba Streets,Palmerston North. Contact Jennifer (06) 356 1891. BLENDED Families Workshop- For the adults in blended families; working through challenges, solutions & strategies. On Saturday 29th March 9.30-4pm, $25 couple, lunch provided, registration essential @ Parentline 3551655. CONCERT for the Robert Matthews Memorial Memorial Music Scholarship. Saturday 22nd March 7.30pm @ St Andrews in the City. A variety concert featuring local artists including the 2013 scholarship holders. Free Admission. Donations invited. EZEE Meals. Please note changes for deliveries over Easter and ANZAC days. No deliveries on Good Friday- April 18th and NO deliveries ANZAC day 25th April. Shop day Tuesday and deliveries remain the same. MEDITATION for a sweetwer life: Weekend course , 4-6 April (Friday to Sunday). See www.nowspace.co.nz or conatct Prasada (firstname.lastname@example.org, 027 223 7643) for more information. ORGAN CONCERT with Daniel Trocme-Latter from Cambridge,UK. @ St Andrews in the City. Saturday 5th April 7.30pm. Playing J.S. Bach, Schumann, Howells, Albinoni, Alain, R.Vaughan-Williams, Sibelius, Lefebure-Wely. Adults $20 Concessions $15. WHAKARONGO School Gala. Sunday 23 March 10am-2pm, Cnr Stoney Creek & Napier Road. Food, raffles, cakes & sweets, book and toys, rides and displays. Fun for everyone. Come along and enjoy the day
Your Midweek Community Connection delivered to 38,000 Manawatu Letterboxes every Thursday. Contact Details Manager: Shona Lingham email@example.com Reporters: firstname.lastname@example.org, Classifieds: Dale Wicken email@example.com For Advertising: firstname.lastname@example.org Address Guardian Corner Princess Street and Broadway Palmerston North P.O.Box 1863, Palmerston North, 4440. Phone: 06 357 5053 Fax: 06 356 5058
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CLAIRVOYANT Stage Medium. Cheryl Robin Freeman available for consultations Friday 28th March, Saturday 29th March, Monday 31st March at Inspire Me. Bookings essential phone: 027 222 4002.
PALMERSTON North healing rooms. All Saints on the Square, Wednesday 12pm-2pm,Thursday 7.30pm8.30pm. No appointments, No charge.Closed school holidays. Prayer changes things.
CLAIRVOYANT Demonstration this Sunday at KORYU Jujutsu-Old samurai arts pre dating the Edo 10.30am. Healing with Phil Bartle from Auckland. At Era (pre 1600’s), practice covers all aspects of self- the Caledonion Hall, Weld Street, Feilding. defence,weaponry,philosophy and history. Phone: 323 8161 or Email: email@example.com. 50+ single club to meet like minded people to wine and dine once a month. Cell 021 258 8085.
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DANCE competition organised by the Palmerston North Dance Association to be held at the Regent On Broadway on March 28th,29th and 30th. Friday Evening at 6.30. Saturday sessions 8.30am, 1pm and 6pm. Sunday 8.30am and 1pm. Special young performer classes 1pm Saturday (ballet) and 4pm sunday (tap) nominees form these classes will represent PNDA at the prestigious PACNZ young performer awards in October in Palmerston North. The competition covers both group and individual classes featuring classical ballet contemporary jazz and hiphop dance styles. Over 100 competitions from around the North Island. Ticket sales Ticket Direct Regent Adult $3, Child $2.50 per session. Further information contact Michelle 06 356 6802
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Employment Vacancies Kaiawhina Wanted For 20 hours/week, partyear at Nga Rito O Te Puawaitanga ECC. Applications close 27/03/2014. Contact head teacher (06) 357 5526 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Public Notice Under Clause 5 Of The First Schedule Of The Resource Management Act 1991
Sectional District Plan Review Proposed Plan Change 13
Pursuant to Clause 5 of the First Schedule of the Resource Management Act 1991, notice is hereby given of Sectional District Plan Review Proposed Plan Change 13: Cultural and Natural Heritage. INTENT OF PROPOSED PLAN CHANGE 13: CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE Plan Change 13 seeks to review the Cultural and Natural Heritage Section of the District Plan with respect to: V
Buildings and Objects of Cultural Heritage Value
Notable Trees, Groups of Notable Trees, and Habitats of Local Significance.
The main changes proposed to the District Plan are: V V
New Age Professionals MEDIUM This gift has been with me a life time. The ability to see into the future & beyond. Excellent feedback well known in South Island $50 with tape(USB) Ph 06 323 0655
Firewood PINE firewood for sale, 2 cube metres $120. Free delivery to Palmerston North, Longburn, Sanson and Feilding customers. Pine cones $6 a bag. Contact Aaron on 027 356 3620. WET pine $250 for 3.6 cubes delieverd. Also dry firewood available. Phone: 0212248717 or (06) 357 9104.
For Sale TELEPHONE Extensions. Competitive Rates. Phone Scott installations (06) 3537238. T.V Aerial installations. Competitive rates. Phone Scott installations (06) 353 7238
EXTRA room at your place. Sleepout,office, hobby room, storage, from $49 per week. 0800 766 677 firstname.lastname@example.org.
GENERAL CLEANING. Reliable, affordable, best quality. Call James At KSG Cleaning today 0800 574 2677
Exercise Henry Tucker The NZ Army will be conducting a training exercise throughout the central North Island over the period of 24 March – 08 April 2014. This includes Rangitikei, Manawatu and northern Wairarapa regions. The exercise will involve military vehicles and soldiers with weapons moving in convoy on main and rural roadways at various times of the day and night. Other activities may include ﬁring of blank ammunition and explosions from simulation pyrotechnics. Main areas of activity will be: Pahiatua/ Woodville 24-31 March Tangimoana/ Marton 31 March – 4 April Pahiatua/Palmerston North 5-8 April Troops and vehicles will also be moving in other locations within the exercise area at various times throughout 24 March – 08 April. For further information please contact: Staff Sergeant Kahu Ranginui: 021 489 063
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Amendments to the objectives, policies, methods, and rules Changes to the Schedule of Buildings and Objects of Cultural Heritage Value V
The addition of 22 buildings
The removal of 1 building
Changes to the schedules of Notable Trees, Groups of Notable Trees, and Habitats of Local Significance: V
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The addition of 19 Notable Trees or Groups of Trees
The removal of 12 Notable Trees or Groups of Trees
Regrouping of Groups of Trees.
Updates to the District Plan Maps.
ENQUIRIES ABOUT PROPOSED PLAN CHANGE 13 Enquiries about Proposed Plan Change 13 can be made to Matthew Mackay, on phone (06) 356 8199 or e-mail email@example.com. VIEWING OF PROPOSED PLAN CHANGE 13 Proposed Plan Change 13 is available for viewing at the following offices when these offices are open to the public: V
The Customer Service Centre, Palmerston North City Council, Civic Administration Building, The Square, Palmerston North;
The Ashhurst Service Delivery Centre, Ashhurst Four Square Counter, 122 Cambridge Avenue, Ashhurst;
The Palmerston North Public Library, The Square, Palmerston North; (NZ Pacific Zone, 2nd Floor)
Branch Libraries: the Roslyn Library (Vogel Street), Awapuni Library (College Street), Highbury Library (Highbury Avenue), Palmerston North;
The Ashhurst Library, corner Cambridge Avenue and Bamfield Street, Ashhurst;
The Mobile Library; and
Linton Army Camp Library, Puttick Road, Linton.
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All information and submission forms are also available on the Council’s website: pncc.govt.nz. MAKING SUBMISSIONS TO PROPOSED PLAN CHANGE 13 Any person may make a submission on Proposed Plan Change 13 to the Palmerston North City District Plan. Submissions must be in writing on the form prescribed (Form 5) in the Resource Management (Forms) Regulations 2003 or similar, including submissions via e-mail. Submissions lodged by way of e-mail do not require a signature. The closing date for submissions to Proposed Plan Change 13 is 4pm, Friday 11th April. Submission forms are available at the above offices or can be downloaded from the Council website and must be lodged with the Council by one of the following options: Posted / Fax /Emailed to: or Team Leader – Governance and Support City Corporate Palmerston North City Council Private Bag 11-034 PALMERSTON NORTH Fax No: (06) 355-4115
Delivered to: Team Leader – Governance and Support City Corporate c/- Customer Service Centre Palmerston North City Council The Square, PALMERSTON NORTH Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Once the closing date for submissions has passed, all submissions received will be summarised and made available for public inspection. Persons wishing to support or oppose any of these submissions will be entitled to do so. Council will then hold a hearing for the Plan Change to consider submissions that have been lodged and issue decisions on the matters raised. Anyone who has made a submission and indicated that they wish to be heard will have the right to attend the hearing and present their submission. On receiving notice of a decision on their submission, any person who disagrees with or is dissatisfied with the decision made may refer the decision to the Environment Court for further consideration. Paddy Clifford, Chief Executive 20 March 2014
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Thursday, March 20, 2014
Grand times ahead for Te Manawa Te Manawa staff waited in anticipation for the arrival of Michael Parekowhai’s grand piano He Korero Purakau mo Te Awanui o Te Motu: a story of a New Zealand River, and Ralph Hotere works for Black Rainbow, a Te Papa touring exhibition. Black Rainbow opens on March 22 and is followed closely by Battle of the Noble Savage: Greg Semu and Mauri Ora — a Story of Creation: Jamie Boynton, opening on March 29. We are inviting people to come and play the piano. Next Tuesday, March 25, we host Rob Thorne’s Taonga Puoro album release — Whaia Te Maramatanga. World renowned sound artists; Phil Dadson of New Zealand with invented instruments (Dadsonics) and Enrique Siqueros of Chile with modified instruments and electronics will join Rob. The doors open at 7pm, with the
gig starting at 7.30pm and running till 9pm. This event is an all age entry with a cover charge of $15 waged or $10 unwaged. Probookings can be made through reception. Not to be missed, Passionart is leading the Pulse Urban Art Festival on April 5 at Te Manawa between noon and 10pm. Pulse is an uplifting, educational and familyfriendly festival aimed at showcasing urban creativity in diverse forms. The festival will feature music, dance, chalk art, aerosol art, plain air painting, body art, fire dancing and much more. Join the festivities during the day and the live entertainment in the evening. Free admission. ■ For any enquiries about what Te Manawa has coming up, please call, come in or visit us on our website www.temanawa.co.nz or find us on Facebook.
Multicultural Picnic Day Ashhurst Domain will be transformed into a global village when ethnic groups from all over Palmerston North meet for their second annual Multicultural Picnic Day on Saturday, March 29, 10.30am — 4.30pm. Aimed at the city’s multicultural groups, migrants and refugee families, it’s a wonderful opportunity to meet people, network and share experiences of resettlement in a new country, although New Zealand residents are most welcome. Shantona Poduval, coordinator at the Manawatu Multicultural Centre (MMC), recognised a need for cultural groups to be able to connect socially in a relaxed setting to
GAIN CONTROL OVER YOUR HEALTH, DIET, FITNESS & WELLBEING help reduce their feelings of isolation, so organized the first picnic last April. It was so successful that the MMC agreed to host it again this year, with city council representatives on hand to help. Group leaders are invited to organise food for their group and there are some barbeques and picnic tables available. Last year ethnic groups had their own indigenous picnic and games and willingly shared food. There were lots of fun activities for kids and adults, and lots of laughter as people tried out new sports. Groups
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are again encouraged to bring their own traditional games and other surprises are planned for the day. Invitations have gone out to multicultural group members, various ethnic communities and locals but the MMC hopes to reach out to more informal multicultural groups too. There are over 800 former refugees in the city, from Congo, Bhutan,
Burma, Cambodia and Rwanda, and 17 per cent (nearly 13,000) of the city’s population was born oversees. Such cultural diversity will make for an exciting afternoon. ■ For more information, contact the Multicultural Centre on 358-1572, email email@example.com or visit the website on www.mmcnz.org.nz
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