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12 EAST & BAYS COURIER, APRIL 18, 2012
Your voice for Maungakiekie-Tamaki
Find out more
We need your support and input to help us shape a stronger future for our area and
to bring these aspirations to life. To view the Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board Plan
and fnd out more about how you can play your part, please contact us.
09 570 3840
7-13 Pilkington Road, Panmure
The board recognises the vital role
community groups and organisations play
in developing diverse strong and sustainable
communities and encourages efforts that
support priorities in its local board plan,
including environmental, cultural, arts,
community development, recreation and
heritage initiatives and supporting young
people and Maori.
Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board Chair
Leila Boyle says the funding aims to assist
groups to provide activities, projects,
programmes, initiatives, and events that
make a positive contribution within our
local board area.
In previous quarterly rounds, grants have
been made that support free community
events, materials for craft and music
projects, and many free or low-cost
programmes in our communities including
cultural, safety and life skills activities.
The board has limited funding available and
applications for this round close at 4pm on
Wednesday 23 May. Closing dates for the
remaining quarterly rounds in 2012 are
15 August and 21 November.
Applications now open for
Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board is encouraging community
groups and organisations based in the area to put in their
applications for the current quarterly round of discretionary
community grants funding.
Glen Innes, Mt Wellington, Panmure and Pt England
After investigating possible sites, talking with
the Glen Innes community and taking into
consideration criteria such as accessibility,
location and availability of the land, Ruapotaka
Reserve on Line Road in Glen Innes stands out as
being the most suitable.
Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board Chair
Leila Boyle says getting a preferred site for the
centre is a great starting point.
We considered many different sites, and as
Ruapotaka Reserve is owned by Auckland Council
and close to the town centre it stands out as
having all the qualities we are looking for.
The next step for the centre is the creation
of architectural concept designs. Opportunities
for the community to have input into the
design process will be advised in the next
To fnd out more:
www.GIMusicArts.co.nz phone: 09 570 3840
Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board is asking for community feedback on
Ruapotaka Reserve as the currently preferred site for the new music and
arts centre for young people in Glen Innes.
Glen Innes Music and Arts Centre update
Ruapotaka Reserve on Line Road, Glen Innes is the preferred site for a new music and arts centre.
Lunch 11.30am-2.30pm $17.9 9/Person
Dinner: 5.30pm- 10.00pm $29.99/Person
(Monday to Thursday)
(Friday to Sunday and Public Holidays)
Phone: 09-271 3338
295 Ti Rakau Drive Botany, Auckland
Choir joins orchestra
Grand sounds: Auckland Choral will join forces with the New Zealand Symphony
Orchestra for next month's concert.
Go to eastandbays
courier.co.nz to see
Auckland Choral in
The East & Bays
Courier is giving away
two double passes to
the concert. To enter
the draw, write your
name, address and a
number on the back of
an envelope and send
it to Auckland Choral
Competition, East &
Bays Courier, Private
Bag 92815, Penrose,
1642 or email your
details to edeb@
Auckland Choral in the
subject line. Entries
close April 24.
A quartet of soloists will
join Auckland Choral
and the New Zealand
Symphony Orchestra to
perform Anton Bruck-
ner's Great Mass in F
minor at a concert next
The East & Bays Cour-
ier is giving readers the
chance to hear them.
The quartet includes
husband and wife team
soprano Amanda Win-
field and tenor Ravil
Atlas who will be making
their Auckland debut.
They will be joined by
alto Sarah Court and
bass Grant Dixon.
Bruckner's Great Mass
was commissioned by the
Viennese Royal Chapel
in the 19th century and
was rejected by the first
rehearsal. But at its
premiere it was very well
received and is now one
of the most-loved
Romantic works in the
The Auckland Town
Hall concert will be
performed under the
baton of Auckland
Choral music director
In the first half of the
concert, John Wells will
test the power of the
restored Town Hall
Fantasia and Fugue in G
Hakim's Rubaiyat and
Carter's Aria for Organ.
The concert is at 5pm
on May 20. Book at the-
edge.co.nz or call 0800
BUY TICKETS. Go to
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