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Kelly Club Holiday Programme

Kelly Club is running holiday programmes
16th December - 24th December 
7.00am – 6.00pm 
Red Beach, Stanmore Bay & Orewa Primary Schools (dates at venues vary).  

Come and join us for fun-filled days of Christmas Fun, Wheels Day, Cooking and sports fun plus much, much more!  Our December programme is online now. Our January programme dates are also online,  we will be running a holiday programme from the 5th January - 4th February, please check venues.  

To book, please go to our websitehttp://kellyclub.co.nz or contact Karen on 09 427 9377 or karen@kellyclub.co.nz


Free Community Event
Saturday 5th December, 4.00pm
Gulf Harbour Marine Village
corner Gulf Harbour drive & Harbour Village Drive

Entertainment by:
Peaches & Pickles Performing Arts
Sole Movement
JamJar Studio Adult Choir
And a special visit from ...

Bring your own picnic or purchase food & drinks on the night.

Good as New Pre Loved Kids Winter Market

Good as New Pre Loved Kids Winter Market
Saturday 28 November
Orewa Community Center
9.00am - 12 noon.
40+ stalls selling quality 2nd hand kids Clothes, Toys, Furniture and Accessories
Inquiries 0274 707 151 

BIZ KIDZ @ The Plaza is back For Christmas!!

Saturday 28th November and Saturday 12th December (Santa also arrives that day!) from 10.00am -1.00 pm. Cost is $10. Sell your home made crafts, Make & Sell Xmas Decorations, Sell unwanted toys & clothes or if you can't think of anything, come to us for ideas! This is a great chance for all kids to have their own business for a day and make money in time for Christmas!! Contact us now to book, as bookings will be limited. See you there!  Email:- csgomez@xtra.co.nz or call/text (021) 2751168.

Dance Concert, Year 3 - 6 girls

The girls will be performing at the Whangaparaoa Golf Club on Thursday 10 Dec., 7pm.
All family and friends welcome. Donation at the door. Queries ph Judith Douché 4243009 or 0276715881

House Minding

Hi All, would someone like to earn $200 while on holiday?!
I need someone to house - sit and look after our young puppy and cat.
Dates are 13th - 24th January, eleven nights.
Perhaps a responsible, tidy teen, who would give lots of attention to pup (cat takes care of herself!)
Address is Clea View, 
phone/text Carmen 
021 292 9960 

Whangaparaoa College Music Information Evening

Whangaparaoa College will be holding their annual Music Information Evening in the school Auditorium on Thursday 5th November from 6 – 7.30pm

If your child is interested in learning a musical instrument at the college during 2016, they will be able to register their interest and find out more general information. They will also be able to try playing different instruments and watch performances given the school’s talented junior musicians.

We look forward to seeing you there. Please email music@wgpcollege.school.nz for any further information about the evening

Manly Fire Brigade Open Day

Peninsula Players BADJELLY the WITCH

1, Brightside Road, Stanmore Bay

FRI 30 Oct   7.30pm
SAT 31 Oct  2pm and 7.30pm
FRI  6 Nov   7.30pm
SAT 7 Nov   2pm and 7.30pm

Bring own picnic to every show EXCEPT SAT 31st OCT 7.30pm
Tickets on door- Adults $15 : Child $10
OR through www.iTicket.co.nz
Halloween Party Show 31st OCT 7.30pm : $20 pp.
TEXT: 0276244417

Inspire Coasts Halloween

Stanmore Bay Pool & Leisure Centre

Celebrating 25 years – 18th October 2015
Come and join in the free fun 10.00am – 3.00pm

Red Beach Surf Life Saving Club - Junior Division

Registration days for 2015-2016 Season:
Sunday 11th & Sunday 18th October 2015 10.00am to 2.00pm
Club rooms: Ngapara Street, Red Beach
New Members Welcome
Any enquires:  Kathy 021 719 776 or Kirsty 021 888 142

Seasons – Supporting People Who Are Coping With Loss and Change in Their Lives

Enrolments are now being accepted for Term 4 programmes. 
Seasons is a social service that runs peer support groups for children, teenagers, and adults who are missing someone important from their daily life due to a death, separation/ divorce, or other major change such as imprisonment of a family member, moving to a new location, etc.
Seasons groups meet for a one-hour session, once a week over 8 weeks, either during the school day, after school, or evenings.  Groups are usually 3-5 people of similar age, with one or two trained adult Companions as facilitators.  A donation of $25 per participant is encouraged to cover the cost of materials used over the 8 weeks. 
For more information contact Megan Bowden (phone 410 5117) or email seasonsnorthshore@gmail.com

Whangaparaoa College Enrolment Night

Inspire Movie Night

Mandarin Lessons

Mandarin Lessons - Saturday Morning lessons for children (years 7-13)
10 week course starting in October at Wentworth College, Gulf Harbour. Contact rvaudrey@wentworth.school.nz

Mandarin / French / Spanish - Adult Evening Classes at Wentworth College, Gulf Harbour
Wentworth College in Gulf Harbour are starting adult evening classes in Mandarin, Spanish or French. A 10 week course every Tuesday evening from 7pm-8pm starting on the 13th October. No previous knowledge of the language is required. Contact rvaudrey@wentworth.school.nz

Kingsway School Production

Peaches and Pickles ...

Due to popular demand we are holding another movie night!  Only $10 per child PLUS they receive a water or juice and a packet of crisps + don't forget to bring along gold coins for our yummy baking too!  6.30 - 9pm this is a super fun night not to be missed!  We will be having games and watching the fantastic film BIG HERO 6! NO NEED TO BOOK just drop the kids and enjoy some YOU time! Our movie nights are held at JAMJAR STUDIO, 661c Whanagaparaoa Road.

Film Class – Tuesdays 5.30-6.30pm 
If you've ever watched an awesome film and thought "I'd love to do that!", then this is the class for you. Join Tom and Fraser as they take a look at the many important parts that go into making a film. From acting and camerawork to editing and sound, you'll learn everything you need to know to become the next Peter Jackson. Every great film-maker starts somewhere, so why not start here?! (We promise there isn't any singing or dancing!)

For all the info you need check out our website www.peachesandpickles.net


Want to be part of an amazing show?  Want to join one of the best dance schools on the coast?  Then you need to come to SOLE MOVEMENT!  We are taking enrolments for term 4 NOW!  PLUS Term 4 is our BIG SHOW term! and this year we are producing something incredible "THE NUTCRAKER".  So check out our website www.solemovement.co.nz or phone the studio 09 4280809. Learn Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Hip Hop and be part of something special!

Due to popular demand we are having another MOVIE NIGHT! Saturday 12th September at JamJar Studio drop the kids to us and enjoy some well deserved time out! $10 per child.  They will receive either a water/juice and crisps on arrival PLUS enjoy watching BIG HERO 6! Bring along cash also for baking and other goodies. Money raised goes towards helping some of our amazing Green Door Youth Theatre students fundraise for our trip to London in July 2016. Tickets NOT for sale prior to the event - door sales only. So just drop the kids to us and enjoy a couple of hours to yourself.

Wentworth College Open Day

Silverdale Kindergarten Monster Garage Sale

29th August 2015
Silverdale School Hall
Donations of toys, baby gear, clothing, kitchenware, books, games etc can be dropped at the Silverdale School Hall foyer from Monday 24 August.

Despicable Me Move Night @ Inspire Church Coast

31st July : 7pm.  
28b Karepiro Drive, Whangaparaoa
Gold Coin donation entry.
Help us to help others in our Community.
Proceeds to the Melissa Galley Foundation
Come early for coffee, tea, popcorn and lollies.
Feel free to bring your own pillow to make this a fun family friendly event



Peaches and Pickles Performing Arts and Green Door Youth Theatre are growing - We have some amazing new classes where spaces have just come available!

Check out our website and book in now www.peachesandpickles.net

 Classes with Spaces at JamJar Studio!!

Singing OR Piano Classes at JamJar!  Monday/ Tuesday 30 minute sessions - 3.30-5.30pm  
Want private Singing or Piano lessons? Then Catherine Carr is the guru! An award winning Musical Director Catherine comes to join the team straight from wowing the crowds with her fabulous vocal work and keyboard skills on "Hairspray" at Skycity Theatre. For private singing tuition with the best join her on MONDAY or TUESDAY at JamJar! Book now!

Band Jam at JamJar!  Thursday 5.30-6.30pm.
If you are an instrumentalist or singer and fancy being in a band then this is for you. Join Zac Johns (Assistant MD on Mamma Mia at The Civic) to learn great songs, compose original tracks and be inspired. Jamming in a band is a fun way to improve your general musicianship, improve Music Theory and hang out with likeminded people. Spaces are limited so book now to avoid disappointment. 

Preschool Intro to Performing Arts! Saturday 9.15-10.00am
Preschoolers will get the chance to grow their imaginations and confidence through creative play. A warm and nurturing atmosphere with no pressure just fun! Games, singing, dancing and pretending. This class is designed specifically as a first taster for ages 3.5-5yrs. Book Now!

Green Door Junior! Thursday 4.00-5.00pm
Unlocking Potential in all students - from in-school classes (Green Door Schools) or our specialised class, everyone at Green Door will walk away with new found confidence, an impressive skill-set in all facets of the theatrical world, and an enjoyment of the theatre with new friends! Book now!

Creative Children's Art Classes

Paint with local artist & kindergarten teacher Jo Bain on Fridays at 3.30pm.
We will paint on canvas, lace, leaves, driftwood, stones & collage.  
A fun small class, always something different for 4 - 8 year olds.  Held at Whangaparaoa Hall.
Starts Week 3, Term 3 - runs for 8 weeks, $15.00 per class or $120.00 per term.
10% discount for bookings of 2.

Email:  bainwhanga@gmail.com.  Look for more info on: www.jobain.co.nz

Playground Magazine

Stuck for ideas on what to do with the kids these holidays?  Playground provides information on holiday programmes and after school activities in your area.  Visit us athttp://www.playground.org.nz/ and view the area you either live in or will be visiting. Something for everyone and a great range of activities.  One week to go get sorted today.  

Orewa College Enrolment Dates for 2016

5 August 2015
Year 7 – Year 9 Information Evening at 7.00pm in the Orewa College Arts & Events Centre.

Tuesday, 4 August – Thursday, 6 August 2015
Guided tours for parents at the following times – 9.30am and 12.30pm
Please advise parents to email admin@oc.school.nz or ring Orewa College on 427 3833 to book a tour.

Wednesday, 19 August and Thursday, 20 August 2015
Enrolment evenings in the Orewa College Library from 3.30pm – 7.00pm.

Whangaparaoa Library Holiday Programme

 Matariki Holiday Programme at Whangaparaoa Library

Tue 7 July, 2pm: Giant Koru Spiral Art
Thu 9 July, 6-8pm: Matariki Family Night
Tue 14 July, 2pm: Traditional Kite-making
Thu 16 July, 2pm: Animal Origami

Book Launch: The Golden Spark Plug of Awesomeness by Stu Duval

Sat 18 July, 2 – 4 pm
Come along to this family event to celebrate Stu’s newest book. Meet the author in person and get your own signed book. Stu will also demonstrate cartoon-drawing and offer free give-aways of  his drawings and books. Thanks to our sponsors, Whangaparaoa Rotary, we are excited to offer free refreshments and heaps of fun for all ages!

Robotics: Workshop series

Sat 4, 11 & 18 July, 10am - 2pm
Build a LEGO EV3 robot and try your hand at programming to make it come alive! $35 for the series. Minimum age 8+. Bookings essential via www.roboclub.co.nz or Roboclub Facebook.

Fruitworld Voucher Winners

Fruitworld Whangaparaoa Fundraising Opportunity - the school has been offered a fantastic fundraising opportunity with Fruitworld Whangaparaoa.  3% of the total sales from your docket will go to our school plus you get the chance to win one of five $25 vouchers to spend at their store. Friends and family are welcome to support this fundraiser. Just write your child's name and room number on the docket when you purchase your shopping and pop it into the box provided at Fruitworld. Our first promotion saw the following families each win a $25 voucher:

Carlos Takayama               RM 20
Zoe & Taya Robertson       RM 24
Ella Smith                           RM 12
Thea Slater                         RM 6
Bella Port                            RM 13
The next promotion date is 20th to 26th July (first week back Term 3)
Thank you for supporting our local businesses and school.

July School Holidays

Looking for holiday programmes or things to do? Lots of links and information atwww.linku2northshore.co.nz | Local Life | School Holiday Programmes - Also great giveaways to enter today!


Kelly Sports HBC is a running a Multi-Sport Holiday Clinic
Dates: 6th July – 17th July
Time: 8.30am – 4.30pm
Price: $35 per day, sibling discount & book for 9 days receive the 10th day free
Venue: HBC Raiders League Club, Stanmore Bay
Ages: 7 – 12 years of age

For more information please contact hbc@kellysports.co.nz or register online at www.kellysports.co.nz

World Leading Nutritionist & Dietitian Evening

Orewa College Boys 1st XI hockey team fundraiser featuring world leading nutritionist and dietitian Jeni Pearce. The event will be held on Tuesday 30th June at the Orewa Arts & Events Centre at Orewa College with doors opening at 7pm.  Tickets are only $10 per person and can be purchased from the Orewa College accounts office.

Wentworth College Entrance Scholarships

The Wentworth College Trust Board is pleased to offer a number of scholarships for students entering Wentworth in Years 7 to 9 in 2016.  
Scholarships are for fee assistance from $2,000 to $3,500 and are based on a mix of academic, cultural and sporting excellence, with scholarship examinations taking place on Wednesday, 24 June.
To request an information pack, please contact Gail Clews on (09)424-3273 or by email at enquiries@wentworth.school.nz.

Whangaparaoa College 2015 Matariki Celebrations

Thursday 11th June 
Pre purchase Hangi Tickets only $13.00
From Learner Accounts by Friday 5th June or phone 424 9177

7.45am  Recognising and celebrating the high achievers
1.15pm  International Food Festival
2.00pm Grand aerial display of Matariki inspired Kites
3.30pm  Concert in the Gym

Concert & Raffle for Melissa Galley

Sunday 31st May @ 3pm
JamJar Studios 661C Whangaparaoa Road

A variety showcase of some of the best young performing talent from the Hibiscus Coast and beyond to raise some much needed funds for Melissa Galley and her family! $5 a ticket includes a cuppa and slice of cake. What more could you want from a Sunday afternoon! Tickets available at JamJar studio or call 09 428 0809.

RAFFLE for a year’s Membership at Montage Health & Fitness 24/7 Gym in Gulf Harbour.  Value $680.  Raffle tickets cost $5.  Available to purchase at gym above Drunken Crayfish in Gulf Harbour.

Free Orthodontic Checks

Stanmore Bay Dental is offering free orthodontic checks for your child. To take advantage of this offer, please phone 09 428 1081 or call in to 74 Vipond Rd, Stanmore Bay, to book a consult with Dr Barry Pickens

Plaza Carboot Sale & Carfair - Sunday 24th May

Lower Carpark 9.00am - 12.00noon. 
Sell your unwanted household items 
Sell your Car, Sell your trailer, even Sell your Boat!
Book now or come and grab a Bargain! 
Definitely worth a look. 
Every second Sunday. 
Queries call Alethea on 027 486 1489.

Hibiscus Coast Football Club

Games start this week, extra players wanted – most ages, email 

Lynda Murphy
11th Grade Co-ordinator
HBCAFC Junior Committee

Electronic Waste Drop Off Day

Saturday 2nd May - 9.00am - 3.00pm
Carpark of Redbeach Primay School
20 Albert Hall Drive
Red Beach

Drop Off your unwanted Electronic/Electrical products/equipments on this Drive-Thru Event.
Staff will unload everything for your convenience.
Reminder - dropping off e waste just on the event day, no dropping off prior to the event day.
Large quantity requires pre-arrangement with an organiser. (Tel 09 579 2606) on any working day.

Do not dispose your e-wastes on the streets for inorganic collection.  E-waste (electronic waste) is hazardous and a big threat to our precious land if the end up in our landfills.

Art Tuition After School

Art lessons after school on Wednesdays starting on 6th May.  What I offer:
I can collect first 4 students from school, inlcudes afternoon tea, and art class, play in rural setting, actual art class from 3.45 - 5.15pm for drop off times.

$330.00 for 9 weeks
$216.00 for 9 weeks (art class only)
For enquiries please phone Fiona on 09 242 8300

DB Basketball Holiday Camp

Dates: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 13th,14th & 15th April (Second week of holidays)

Times: 9.30AM – 2.00PM

Location: Whangaparaoa College Gym

Cost: $110.00 per child - $85.00 Early Bird if paid by 3rd April 2015
$70.00 if 4 or more register from same team.

Age: Girls and Boys 9 – 14 years old

This camp is designed to teach your child basketball skills in a fun environment while adding a competitive component via games. Fundamental skills, 3 v 3 games, 4 v 4 games and skill challenges will be part of the day to ensure your child takes something out of each day.

Good as New Pre Loved Kids Autumn Market

Saturday 28th March
Orewa Community Centre
9.00am - 12 noon.
40+ stalls selling quality 2nd hand kids Clothes, Toys, Furniture and Accessories
Inquiries 0274 707 151 

Our Facebook page is Good as New Pre Loved Kids Markets


Term 2 Taster Package. Violins may be hired from teacher for $25. 
Phone: 09 421 0280 / 021 166 9492 E: contactcathryn@gmail.com Web: www.morrismusic.co.nz

Junior Harbour Golf

Please see attached the entry forms for this year’s school golf fun days.
·         This year the Primary and Intermediate Competitions will be played on separate days due to the Peninsula Golf Course reducing to 9 holes.

·         Please note there is a separate entry form for Primary and Intermediate School Teams.
(Primary School players (Years 1-6) may play up a level into the Intermediate School Competition (Years 7 & 8) if needed – however they cannot play in both or change between the two).

·         Teams may enter one, two or three of the days however; the trophies will be presented to the winning team over the three days (rounds).

These events have been extremely successful over the last few years and we welcome new and experienced players. Please call or email me if you have any questions.

Pam Greenhalgh – Junior Golf Coordinator
PO Box 300352 – Albany 0752 – Auckland
Tel: 09 415 4619 – Mob: 021 081 93639 - Fax: 09 415 4617

Wentworth Full Scholarships

                               for Years 9 students in 2016
The Ministry of Education have released a number of ‘Aspire’ scholarships for 2015 to enable students from lower-income families to attend private schools such as Wentworth College in Gulf Harbour.
Recipients receive free tuition not just next year, but for the remainder of their schooling!
Applications close on 24th April 2014.
For more information
Phone Jahna Graver on (09) 424-3273


Academy of Learning


At the
Silverdale Pioneer Village
(15 Wainui Road)
Sunday, 5 April between
1.00pm and 2.30pm

For children 12 years and younger

Loads of other fun things to do -
Egg and spoon race
Puzzle Fun
Easter Bonnet Competition
Easter Raffle

Devonshire Teas available

Soap Box Derby

Event - Whangaparaoa Rotary Soap Box Derby
Date - Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March
Venue - Brightside Road, Stanmore Bay
Time - Racing from 9 am, prize giving at 4 pm 
Description - Enjoy the thrills and spills of high speed trolley racing down Brightside Road, enjoy carnival rides, quick fire raffles and food stalls, hot hula, dance and cheerleaders, enjoy entertainment from Nick the Violinist and meet Mr Bean and Austin Powers - for full racing and entertainment schedule visit the rotary website at www.whangaparaoarotary.org - All proceeds to Hibiscus Coast disability services

Hibiscus Coast Kindergarten Holiday Programme

Little & Curious School Holiday Workshop for ages 6-9

An exciting, creative programme that includes games, crafts, experiments & more!
13 - 16th April 9am-12pm 2-day or 4-day option
Check out our website for more info www.littleandcurious.com
Email Amanda or Shelley at littleandcurious@gmail.com to book!

Join Girl Guides

Helping girls develop skills, values and a sense of adventure.  Ages 5 - 17

For more information visit: www.girlguidingnz.org.nz  or call 0800 222 292 or 09 424 2840


Saturday 28th March
10am-1pm, 2 Longmore Lane, off Millwater Parkway.
Food, Games, Entertainment, Silent Auction, Bouncy Castle and much more.

Orewa Beachcomber Motel Housekeeper required

Orewa Beachcomber Motel is seeking a new housekeeper to join their team. No experience required. Please contact Brie on 094265973 or email accommodation@orewabeachcomber.co.nz

Holiday Programme

Kelly Club is running holiday programmes from the 7th April – 17th April from 7am – 6pm at our Orewa, Red Beach and Stanmore Bay Primary school venues.  Come join us for fun-filled days of Sports, Wheels Day, Cooking, Easter Activities,  and trip days to The Spongebob Movie and the Amazing Maze n’Maize  plus much, much more!  Our April programme is up online now. To see our programme and to book, please go to our website http://kellyclub.co.nz or contact Karen on 09 427 9377 or karen@kellyclub.co.nz

Whangaparaoa Lion's Club

Annual book Sale Whangaparaoa Plaza
Wednesday 25th March to Saturday 28th March
All money raised goes back into the community.
If you have any books to donate, please ring Alister McKinnon 09 424 8039

Jam Jar Studio

Its all go at JamJar Studio! Home of Peaches and Pickles, Sole Movement and Green Door Youth Theatre, we are offering some great new classes!  Come along and check us out or visit our websiteswww.peachesandpickles.net OR www.solemovement.co.nz

Teeny beats Mondays 10am at Jam Jar studios 661 Whangaparaoa Road. For babies and Pre schoolers who love to sing and move. Morning tea provided! Call 09 428 0809 for more information. Just $4 a family!www.peachesandpickles.net

Jacob Yarr of Misfits Dance Crew is now teaching at Sole movement. Thursday is all about Hip Hop, locking and break dancing. Learn at the best from the best Jacob worked with the legendary Paris Goebel in the Royal Family. Call 09 428 0809 for more info. or see www.solemovement.co.nz

Learn to tap at Sole Movement. Join Miss Rachael on Wednesdays for some toe tapping fun at Jam Jar studios 661 Whangaparaoa Road. Age 7 and up NZAMD syllabus. Call 09 428 0809 or visitwww.solemovement.co.nz for more information.

GH Country Club Open Day

Car Fair/Car Boot Sales

 Starting 22 February we are launching the Coasts first Car Fair / Carboot sale.  This will continue EVERY two weeks after that throughout the year.  It will be a place where people can buy or sell a car, sort out finances, change ownership, get a coffee, have food, wash your car and grab a bargain from the Carboot sales.  All enquires call Christina on (021) 27511568.

Meggan Tait School of Dance


Season kicks off for Hibiscus Coast AFCRegistration Day with Activities and Prizes -Sunday 22 March at Stanmore Bay 11-2pm, and also Monday 23 March 5-8pm. Come and meet our new Technical Director of football, ex UK Premier League  and NFF Coach Mauricio Rojas, and hear the vision for the club to expand and to make it into a leading club in Auckland (Monday 23 March 7pm) or register online at www.hbcafc.org.nz All ages welcome from 4 years to 104 years. Girls, Boys and Adults teams.

Peninsula Players

Peninsula Players
 Junior Drama Classes
They’re  back!
Taught by ex-Drama teacher with many years of experience
 $80 per term, all of which goes to the club
Wednesdays:6-7.30pm= 10-12years
                     7.30-9pm = 12 years+

Underneath dairy, corner of Brightside Road, Stanmore Bay
Phone: Liz Morris 424-1529


Term 1, 2015
Fun, creative modern dance classes for yrs 2-6 girls, after school at the Manly Methodist Church.
Mondays: yr 2/3 girls
Mondays: yr 4/5/6 girls
Cost: $40 for the term, starting Feb 9th
Bookings: ph Judith 4243009 or 027 6715881