Home' East and Bays Courier : January 26th 2011 Contents 20 EAST & BAYS COURIER, JANUARY 26, 2011
Top athletes: A team of four
seven-year-old girls came away
with lots of medals after the
Auckland Athletic Champs last
month. Tiana Saelsa, left, Ella
Greenwood, Charlotte Gordon
and Livy Connolly represented
Eastern Bays Athletics and won
gold in the 4 x 100m relay, silver
in the 4 x 200m relay, gold in the
long jump and bronze in the shot
put. Their long jump win was
extra sweet as they were
competing against teams that
had two boys in them. They were
up against 18 teams from
across Auckland. The foursome
was chosen from 27 seven-year-
olds at their club.
On a journey: Xaver Hausner, a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar from
Germany, and his friend and flatmate Oliver MacIndoe left Cape
Reinga on November 24 on a 3360km journey to Bluff. What started
as a private journey being undertaken by two friends has become
a major fundraising opportunity for one of Rotary's major global
fundraising campaigns, PolioPlus, which aims to eradicate the
disease. The pair stopped in at the Rotary Club of St Johns last
month and were presented with a cheque for $500. Pictured are
Oliver, left, club president Andy McCarrison and Xaver.
Safety message: A different type of safety message is encouraging motorway users to slow down over
Newmarket. A mural created with input from St Michael's School pupils and volunteer art teacher
Teresa Van Den Anker was unveiled last month. Kids created mini collage masterpieces showing work
on the $230 million project after meeting with safety manager Doug Muir. Also featured in the mural
are aeroplane linocut prints created by King's School pupils who used site plans as a background.
Grand unveiling: Sylvia Park School kids unveiled 16 murals they completed last term. The murals
symbolise the things that are significant to the school as a community. Themes include the six
indigenous gardens, healthy living, and the students' love for learning. The children carried out in-depth
studies on artists and attended workshops and presentations at the Auckland Art Gallery in preparation
for the project. They then showed them off with an art tour for parents and other visitors. Pictured here
are Zoe Casadebaig and Tanya Iqbal from room 5 explaining their story to Teresa Kamana. The mural
is called Loving, Learning and Playing and is influenced by artist Dagmar Dyck.
A century celebrated: More than 300 past and present employees of Masport joined in celebrating
the company's 100-year milestone on November 28. Masport, now famous for its lawnmowers, has
a proud history in New Zealand. The company designed the first washing machine, made grenades
during World War Two and was the first to allow women to work on the factory floor. Reuben Porter
set up the company in 1910 and his grandson David Porter attended the celebrations. He is pictured
here cutting the cake with Masport owner Tom Sturgess and general manager Steve Hughes.
A decade in business: Adrian
Barkla celebrated 10 years as
the owner/operator of Remuera
New World with a Christmas
party for his customers on
December 8. Guests danced in
the aisles as they enjoyed the
entertainment which included
Almost Elton, an Elton John
tribute act from entertainer Greg
Ward, pictured here with Mr
Barkla. Nearly 1000 people
enjoyed the hospitality at the
wine and cheese evening.
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High tea, the Blue Butterfly Trust for
Pancreatic Cancer is holding a
fundraising high tea tomorrow, 4pm-
7pm at Butterfly Creek, Tom Pearce
Drive. Tickets $40 for adults, $20
children, includes afternoon tea,
butterfly house and crocodile
attractions, and a glass of
champagne for the adults. To book
phone Tracey or Josh 535-8180.
Breast cancer recoverers, restore
mobility, flexibility and confidence
through gentle exercise in and out of
the pool. Free YWCA Encore
programme on Fridays February 4 to
March 25, 1pm-3pm at Swimtastic,
St Johns. Phone Lynne 528-7413.
Shimmy with Massarah, bellydance
classes in Ellerslie start next
Tuesday and Wednesday. Women of
all ages can have fun, get fit and
feel fabulous. First class free.
Phone Massarah 021-234-5266.
The Ellerslie Stroke Club, meets at
the Masonic Hall on Wednesdays,
9.30am-1pm. Reliable and
empathetic team leaders are
needed to run this lively social club.
Phone Debi 817-4918.
Amitabha Hospice, needs
volunteers to provide care for the
elderly and those living with life-
limiting illnesses. Free training
starts on February 9 for eight
consecutive Wednesdays, 6.30pm-
9pm at the Avondale office. Phone
Fertility NZ, is running a contact
group to put people with fertility
issues in touch with each other on
February 15 and 22, and March 1,
7.30pm-9.30pm at a Remuera
venue. $10 per person covers all
three sessions. Numbers limited. To
register phone 835-9812.
St Heliers Garden Club, meets the
fourth Wednesday each month,
1.30pm at the RSA Hall, Turua St.
Panmure Historic Stone Cottage,
opens on the second Sunday each
month, 11am-3pm on corner of
Kings and Queens roads. $2 entry.
Rawhiti Bowling Club, 14 Rangitoto
Ave, Remuera, welcomes
beginners. Free coaching. Social
days on Tuesdays and Thursdays,
9.30am-noon, Thursdays and
Saturdays, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Phone
Tuesdays and Thursdays,
1.30pm-2.30pm at the Tamaki
Recreation Centre. $5. Phone
Mondays and Fridays, 6pm at
Tamaki Recreation Centre, for 13
years plus. $5. Phone 521-6438.
Mondays, 7pm at St James
Church Hall, 152 Kepa Rd, Orakei
and Wednesdays, 7pm at Orakei
Community Centre, starting next
week. Adults $10 and students $5.
Beginners welcome anytime.
Aquanatal classes, friendly pool-
based exercise class for pregnant
ladies led by specialist
physiotherapists on Wednesdays,
7.30pm-8.15pm at Glen Innes
Aquatics, Elstree Ave. Phone Debi
Mozart string orchestra, rehearses
Monday evenings and gives
concerts in rest homes and
retirement villages. Starts February
14. New players welcome. Phone
Mission Bay Women's Bowling
Club, at 30 Melanesia Rd, lawn
bowls all-year round. Fun bowls on
Wednesdays, 6pm, club days on
Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Saturdays. Phone 528-4624.
Remuera club meets on the first
Monday each month, 9.45am-
11.45am at the Meadowbank
Community Centre. All welcome.
Phone Mavis 520-0350.
Tamaki Recreation Centre, phone
Karate on Tuesdays, 6pm.
Badminton on Tuesdays and
Thursdays, 6pm. $5
Cardio burn on Thursdays, 6pm.
Low cost fitness suites, and free
after school use during the term.
Rotary Club of St Johns, meets on
Thursdays, 7am-8.30am at
Remuera Golf Club, 120 Abbotts
Way, for breakfast, networking and
guest speaker. Men and women
have fun making a difference in our
local and world communities. Phone
Beryl or Colin 021-652-802.
Yoga, gentle yoga on Tuesdays,
6pm and general class on
Tuesdays, 7pm and Saturdays,
9.15am. Phone Jacqui
The Bays Dance Club, social
ballroom/latin, line dances, partner
dances. No partner needed. New
class starts February 1, 7pm-
8.30pm at St James Anglican
Church Hall, 152 Kepa Rd, Orakei.
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