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Community Notices: 25 August 2014




Event: Family Dispute Resolution Drop-In

Struggling with a family dispute? Drop-in to a free* information session to find out how the new government Family Dispute Resolution service can help you.


If you are on site by 3pm, you will be guaranteed to see a fully qualified Family Mediator (accredited by the Ministry of Justice).  


Please bring proof of income, benefits and/or child support for the last three months.


You may bring a support person to the meeting and there will be a playroom open for your children to play in.


*Free you are eligible for public funding.

Date / Time: 28 August 2014

Venue: Family Works Te Hononga

10 Mahia Road,

Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: Family Works Resolution Team

Phone: 0800 RESOLVE (0800 737 6583)

Email: support@resolution.org.nz

Website: www.resolution.org.nz





Pasifika Futures through Whanau Ora

Pasifika Medical Association in partnership with presents its 17th Annual conference.

Key themes: Life Long Learning, Living Longer, Living Better, Living Financially Free, Leading and caring for our Families, Communities and Country

Visit our website for more information www.pacifichealth.org.nz

Date / Time: 28 - 29 August 2014

Venue: Macs Function Centre, Wellington

4 Taranaki Street, CBD Wellington

Town / City: Wellington

Contact Name: Pasifika Medical Association

Phone: +64 9 2505761

Email: melissa@pacifichealth.org.nz

Website: www.pacifichealth.org.nz






St Joseph’s Catholic Church Grey Lynn

Cocktail themed Fundraiser

Come and enjoy a fun filled night with entertainment & light refreshments

(Wine, Beer and Canapés).

Tickets: $50.00/ticket (18+yrs)

Dress: Cocktail/ Formal attire

Date / time:  Friday 29 August 2014 / 7:00 – 10:30pm

Venue:  Grey Lynn Library Hall

474 Great North Road

Grey Lynn

Town / City:  Auckland

Contact: stjosephs@mrchow.co.nz

Phone: 021 0854 0565






Celebrating Pacific People in Music


Acts from Pacific nations coming together in showcasing our Music, foods, Arts & Crafts.

Art Exhibition by: Ray Toà Toà Puni.

Also seeking those keen to have food and arts/crafts stalls as well (GENUINE INQUIRIES) Conditions Apply- limited spaces.

Date / Time: August 30th Saturday 2014 10am to 4pm

Venue: SHED 2 - Corbans Arts Centre

426 Great North Road, Henderson

Town / City: Waitakere City

Contact Name: Patricia Davidson For more info:

Phone: 0221650901

Email: mmpr@post.com





FREE* Computer Training

Master new skills, retrain or simply get started with FREE*computing courses at Manukau Institute of Technology.

FreeB Computing Course (part-time)

• Start any time

• Introductory computer courses for all levels • Learn the first steps in computing, develop keyboarding techniques and learn how to use email and internet • Use the latest MS Office packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher • Learning locations available at MIT Otara, MIT Manukau and Three Kings.


Ask us about our other FREE* computer courses - National Certificate in Computing Level 2 and Level 3. *Conditions apply, visit manukau.ac.nz.


Date / Time: Start anytime

Venue: MIT Otara, MIT Manukau, and Three Kings

MIT Otara: Corner of East Tamaki Rd & Newbury Street,

Otara 2023, Manukau City •

 MIT Manukau:

Corner Manukau Station Rd & Davies Ave

Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: 0800 86 30 50

Phone: 09 968 8000

Email: info@manukau.ac.nz

Mobile: 0800 86 30 50

Website: manukau.ac.nz





Free Hospitality Course

16-19 year olds

Date / Time: Next intake - August

Venue: Onehunga


83 Church Street

Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: 027 500 8012

Phone: 0800 835 1014






Free community boot-camp.

Free for all ages, shapes, sizes, fitness levels.

We encourage families to come along, bring your children to work out together.

Date / Time: Every Tuesday/Thursday 6pm & Saturday 7am

Venue: Swanson Park

McIntyre Rd

Mangere Bridge

Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: Leone Tuialii

Phone: 092757348

Email: fuzz_iese@hotmail.com

Mobile: 0211645727




Suicide Prevention online help and information

Tautoko Suicide Crisis Helpline - 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)

Lifeline0800 543 354

The Lowdown- online support for depression:www.thelowdown.co.nz, text 5626 www.depression.org.nz, 0800 111 757

Youthline0800 376 633www.youthline.co.nz, text 234

Samaritans0800 726 666

For Psychiatric emergency services, community mental health services or the Emergency department of any local hospital (refer to front of local telephone directory)

Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand www.spinz.org.nz



Power Up Christchurch

Power Up is for all our Pasifika students, parents, families and communities. Everyone welcome.

Date / Time: 1 September 14

Venue: EFKS Church Hall


9 Vili Place


Town / City: Christchurch

Contact Name: Tai Sila

Phone: 039415145

Email: powerupchch@gmail.com

Mobile: 0212391070

Website: pasifikapowerup.co.nz




The Merchant

Set in the vibrant hub of Mangere markets, the Merchant of Venice deals with loan sharks, legal dilemmas, cross-dressing and young love.  Our Merchant is very South Auckland and includes a live market, magicians, street theatre, flash mobs and of course, Shakespearean’s classic play.

Date / Time: 11am & 7pm, 3-6 September

Venue: Mangere Arts Centre

corner Bader Drive and Orly Ave

Town / City: Mangere

Contact Name: Billy Revell

Phone: 02108355926

Website: http://www.eventfinder.co.nz/2014/the-merchant/auckland/mangere




'Aho 'o Hofoa - Hofoa Day 2014

Celebrating Tongan Language Week - Fakakoloa 'o Aotearoa 'aki 'ae Kai 'ae Tonga.

Tongan New Zealanders from the village of Hofoa will be celebrating Tongan Language week with Cultural Performances.

Date / Time:  6 & 7 September 2014 10am - 9pm.

Venue:  Tohu o Uenuku - Mangere Arts Centre

Corner Bader Drive and Orly Avenue, Mangere

Town / City: AUCKLAND

Contact Name: Anahila Kanongata'a-Suisuiki

Phone: 0275138399

Email: anahila.kanongataasuisuiki@gmail.com

Mobile: 0275138399

Website:   Facebook - Api ko hofoa Aotearoa




Pacific Water Conference

Water & Energy in the Pacific

Date / Time: 9-11 September 2014

Venue: Lee Auditorium


1 Utulei, Eastern

Town / City: American Samoa

Contact Name: Theresa

Phone: (09) 021 2128615

Email: theresa@kew.com.ws


Website: www.pwwa.ws




Women Of Worth concert fundraiser 2014

The power of resilience

Overcoming the destruction of bullying

Special Guest performance

Pre-sold tickets $5

Door sales $7

Date / Time: Friday 12th September 6:30pm

Venue: Ngatapuwae Community Centre

ty253 Buckland Road

Town / City: Mnagere

Contact Name: Candy Tusini-Rex

Phone: 09 2550144

Email: candy.t@strive.org.nz

Mobile: 021439827




SHOWTIME Mangere 2014

Calling all Talent - our annual SHOWTIME community event is turning 5. Calling all grass roots singers, dancers, poets, artists etc.. Come together in the spirit of sharing talent.

Date / Time: September 10th - 13th

Venue: Mangere Arts Centre - Nga Tohu o Uenuku

Cnr Bader Drive & Orly Ave

Town / City: Mangere, Auckland

Contact Name: Hermann Arp Jr.

Phone: 09 275 4029 ext 210

Email: info@showtimemangere.co.nz

Mobile: 027 757 8990

Website: www.showtimemangere.co.nz



" Biodynamic Understanding of Trees " 

Seminar with Dieter Proebst, followed by Restaurant meal & movie - all at

JC Ryders 177 Riversdale Rd, Avondale.

Date / Time: Saturday 13 September, 11am-4pm. $20 Tickets via avondalecommunitygardener@gmail.com

Town / City: Auckland






Reunion Weekend

Date / Time: 12-14 September 2014

Venue: Wesley College

Paerata Road, Auckland, NZ

Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: Warren Bray, Wesley College Old Students Association

Phone: +64 (21) 571 018

Website: www.wcosa.co.nz




Aroha Cruise In

Classic car, bike and hot rod event  with prizes, stalls, V8 simulator, bouncy castle, rock n roll dancers, swap meets, live bands and much more. Gold Coin donation.  Fund raising for Te Aroha Volunteer Fire Brigade, St Johns Ambulance, Westpac Air Ambulance, Rotary and Lions Clubs.

Date / Time: Saturday October 5th 2014

Venue: Te Aroha town

Main Street, nestled under the majestic Mount Te Aroha!

Town / City: Te Aroha

Contact Name: Sarah Matafeo-Ross

Phone: 078848401

Email: Cruisein@business.tearoha.com

Mobile: 0274431438

Website: www.cruisein.co.nz





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