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Community Notices: 18 July 2014


 

 

 

Enrolments for the next intake of the BEST Leadership Academy are now open and close on August 4, and further information can be found at http://www.bestleaders.ac.nz/.

 

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An Afternoon with World Champs - Musical Island Boys

To thank the communities who have helped them realise their dream, Jeff, Lusa, Matt and Will warmly invite supporters to celebrate their recent win at the International Barbershop Convention in Las Vegas. The afternoon's entertainment will include a number of performances from friends, family, the barbershop community and of course, the Musical Island Boys. Afternoon tea provided and the bar will be open. For approximate numbers, please RSVP via text or email.

Date / Time: 3pm onwards, Sunday 20 July

Venue: Porirua Club

1 Lodge Pl

Town / City: Porirua, Wellington

Contact Name: Leah Gifford

Phone: 021 165 8197

Mobile: leahgifford@gmail.com

 

 

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Study Horticulture - Fees Free. Apply today!

Would you like to start a career in the Horticulture industry? The National Certificate in Horticulture (Introductory) (Level 2) is a Fees-Free* 18 week course that gives an introduction to the basics of horticulture and gardening.

(*Fees-Free This programme is offered free of fees for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, for Semester 2 2014 only. (Standard fees for 2014 are $1,248 approx.)) Apply today!

 

Date / Time: Semester begins 21 July 2014

Venue: School of Horticulture

MIT, 13, Alexander Crescent, Otara

Town / City: Manukau

Contact Name: Information Office

Phone: 0800 62 62 52

Email: info@manukau.ac.nz

Website: manukua.ac.nz

 

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PACIFIKA SWAY TRUST

Term 3 and Term 4 will run back to back as we prepare for the arrival of mentor and kumu hula, Blaine Kamalani Kia and the second half of his duo band kamanawa, Kalei Kahalewai to perform with us at our ho’ike (annual showcase) held at TAPAC Theatre.

Date / Time: 4 August

Classes will resume at 6pm, Mondays at leys Gymnasium hall in Ponsonby.

 

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N8VLaB AK 2014

Art Exhibition - a collaborative project with artists Michel Tuffery and Flox, with guest artists Jeff Riwaka & Kereama Taepa. A continuation of visual kai & jam sessions

Date / Time: 4 - 22 July 2014

Venue: Railway Street Studios

8 Railway Street,

Newmarket,

Town / City: Auckland 1023

Contact Name: Fiona Cable

Phone: 021 419 292

Email: fiona.cable@railwaystreetstudios.co.nz

Mobile: 021 419 292

Website: www.railwaystreetstudios.co.nz

 

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Study English

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Some free* spaces available Get the English language skills to live, study and work in New Zealand. Our newly approved NZQA national certificates, taught by experienced ESOL teachers, are available at MIT Otara.

New Zealand Certificates in English Language (Level 2-4) is classroom based learning with level 2 FREE* to students aged 16-24 and for refugees. FREE* part-time courses available including ESOL Literacy for migrants and refugees and Targeted ESOL for lower level students (start 21 July). These programmes are Free to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. Limited spaces available, entry criteria apply, visit english.ac.nz for more details.

Date / Time: From 21 July 2014

Venue: MIT Otara

Gate 1, Newbury Street

Town / City: Manukau City 2240

Contact Name: ESOL Reception

Phone: 09 968 8748

Website: english.ac.nz

 

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Study Horticulture - Fees Free. Apply today!

Would you like to start a career in the Horticulture industry? The National Certificate in Horticulture (Introductory) (Level 2) is a Fees-Free* 18 week course that gives an introduction to the basics of horticulture and gardening.

(*Fees-Free This programme is offered free of fees for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, for Semester 2 2014 only. (Standard fees for 2014 are $1,248 approx.)) Apply today!

Date / Time: Semester begins 21 July 2014

Venue: School of Horticulture

MIT, 13, Alexander Crescent, Otara

Town / City: Manukau

Contact Name: Information Office

Phone: 0800 62 62 52

Email: info@manukau.ac.nz

Website: manukua.ac.nz

 

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Manusina Womens Rugby World Cup 2014 Fundraiser

In Remembrance of the late Papaliitele Peter Fatialofa

Date / Time: Thursday, 24th July

Venue: Ellerslie Events Centre

Guineas Ballroom

80 Ascot Avenue

3rd Floor

Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: Sirene Vagana

Phone: 02102676052

Email: sirenevagana@gmail.com

Mobile: 02102676052

Website: www.manusina.com

 

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Scholarships

Are any students interested in doing a student exchange to Japan? AFS NZ (registered Charity) has two full scholarships (approx $13,000 value) for students wanting to spend a year in Japan! Want to find out more? Email Hedi hedi.Mueller@afs.org or text Hedi on 022 639 0560.

Date / Time: closes on July 27th 2014

Venue: AFS National Office

Level 8, 35 Victoria Street

Town / City: Wellington

Contact Name: Susan

Phone: 04 494 6029

Email: susan.fogarty@afs.org

Mobile: 027 249 4447

Website: www.afs.org.nz

 

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August

 

Vanuatu Independence Day Celebrations

A day for Ni-Vanuatu and friends of Vanuatu alike to come together and celebrate Vanuatu's National holiday and Independence from British and French rule through sharing food, music and dance.type description here

Date / Time: Saturday 2 August

Venue: Te Puke Intermediate, Bay of Plenty

Cameron Rd, Te Puke 3119

Town / City: Te Puke

Contact Name: Roxy Burt

Phone: 07-5758965

Email: roxy@vodafone.co.nz

Mobile: 0211205692

 

 

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Operation Christmas Child 2014 Launch

Operation Christmas Child is kicking off for 2014! Come join us for an evening of dessert and celebration as we share the vision of Operation Christmas Child for the upcoming year. Whether you are a long-term supporter of Operation Christmas Child or if you've only just heard of us, you're invited to come along and share this evening with us.

 

Where: Hosted by Windsor Park Baptist Church, 550 East Coast Rd, Mairangi Bay, Auckland

Time: August 2nd @ 7pm

RSVP by July 25th to Claire Hart (claireh@samaritanspurse.org.nz; 0800 684 300)

Date / Time: August 2nd, 7pm

Venue: Windsor Park Baptist Church

550 East Coast Rd, Mairangi Bay

Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: Claire Hart

Phone: 0800684300

Email: claireh@samaritansourse.org.nz

Website: www.operationchristmaschild.org.nz

 

 

 

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MANIHIKI COMMUNITY "PROJECT REBUILD "

BATTONS UP FUNDRAISING EVENT TO RENOVATE OUR MANIHIKI COMMUNITY CENTRE. AMAZING PRICES, LIVE BAND & GUEST ARTISTS TO DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY.BYO. $50 Tickets now on Sale!

Date / Time: 2nd August 2014, 6PM till late

Venue: Manihiki Hall

42 Lovegrove Crescent

Town / City: Otara, Auckland

Contact Name:   Danny Ripata

Phone: 09 2744255

Email: manihikicommunity@gmail.com

Mobile: 02102303757

 

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UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO PACIFIC EXPO – CHRISTCHURCH

The University Dream – Pacific Students Succeeding at University •Pacific Strategic Framework •Who fails and who succeeds?

•Pathways for Pacific students

•Holistic support framework

 

Date / Time: Tuesday 5th August, 4-7pm

Venue: The Chateau on the Park

Cnr Deans Avenue & Kilmarnock Street, Riccarton Town / City: Christchurch Contact Name: Tofilau Nina Kirifi-Alai

Phone: 0800 80 8098 / 03 479 8278

Email: pacific@otago.ac.nz

Mobile: 021 279 4574

Website: www.otago.ac.nz/pacific

 

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Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board

What do you think would help shape and support development of our area over the next 5 to 30 years? Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board is developing an area plan and we want to know what you think we should focus on.What do you think would help shape and support development of our area over the next 5 to 30 years? Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board is developing an area plan and we want to know what you think we should focus on.

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What do you think would help shape and support development of Otara-Papatoetoe over the next 5 to 30 years?

 

Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board is developing an area plan and we want to know what you think we should focus on.

 

Give feedback at a public event or online: shapeauckland.co.nz

 

Date / Time: Wedneday 6 August, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Venue: Allan Brewster Leisure Centre

Tavern Lane, Papatoetoe.

Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: Sarah Trinder

Phone: (09) 3010101

Email: sarah.trinder@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

 

 

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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 Center, 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

 

 

 

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KEEPIN IT HAMO (C) 2014

Celebrating Pacific People in Music

 

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

Art Exhibition by: Ray Toótoó 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

 

 

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TOUGH LOVE CREW - TLC South

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

 

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GPS

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 5626www.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

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