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Community Notices: 17 September 2014









Pacific Community Innovations Fund- Rheumatic Fever

One-off funding is available for Pacific Community groups to develop and deliver community initiatives that will raise awareness of Rheumatic Fever

Date / Time: Applications open till the 3 October 2014

Town / City: Wellington

Contact Name: Catherine Jeffries

Phone: 04 4962000

Email: Pacificteam@moh.govt.nz

Website: http://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/populations/pacific-health/pacific-community-innovations-fund




Ulalei Wainuiomata Netball 10 year celebration

All past and present members are welcome.

Date / Time: Saturday 20 September 2014 at 11am

Venue: Wainuiomata High School Gymnasium

Parkway Road, Wainuiomata

Town / City: Wainuiomata

Contact Name: Karen

Phone: 0277380742

Email: karensagaga@hotmail.com



Papakura Whanau Fun Day



Fun activities for the family

Special Guests

Prizes food and more!!

Date / Time: 20th September 2014 @ 10am - 2pm

Venue: Papakura Marae

29 Hunua Road


Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: Raewyn Bhana

Phone: 09 278 9266

Email: manager@safvpn.org.nz

Mobile: 027 551 3225





The Christchurch City Choir presents this vibrant musical celebration of our heritage, Aotearoa and the Pacific - a cultural collaboration.

Date / Time: 7.30pm Saturday 27 September

Venue: Charles Luney Auditorium

St Margaret's College

12 Winchester Street


Town / City: Christchurch

Contact Name: Phillippa Boa, Marketing Manager

Phone: 03 348 0228

Email: info@citychoir.co.nz

Website: www.christchurchcitychoir.co.nz






Come support our Pacific Postgraduate students as they present their research.

Opening Address: Professor R Blaikie, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Enterprise) You can come and go as you please during the day. There will be lots of interesting information and knowledge to be shared and discussed.

Please check our website for the latest information and programme: www.otago.ac.nz/pacific

Date / Time: Thursday 25th September, 10.40am-5pm

Venue: University of Otago Union Main Common Room

ISB/Student Union Building

660 Cumberland Street

Town / City: Dunedin

Contact Name: Tofilau Nina Kirifi-Alai

Phone: 03 479 8278 / 0800 80 80 98 extn. 8278

Email: pacific@otago.ac.nz

Mobile: 021 279 8278

Website: www.otago.ac.nz/pacific



NZ Green Bikes Trust AGM

Annual General Meeting

Date / Time: 26/09/2014, 5:30pm

Venue: Helen Smith Rm, Pataka Museum

17 Parumoana Street

Town / City: Porirua

Contact Name: John Poppleton or Tim Manu

Phone: 04 2366663

Email: info@nzgreenbikes.co.nz

Mobile: 022 176 1276

Website: www.nzgreenbikes.co.nz





Pakuranga Athletic Club Junior Track & Field "Have A Go Day'

Pakuranga Athletic Club’s Junior Track and Field section is holding a free “Have a Go Day” to give children an opportunity to discover the sport of athletics and to see what the club has to offer.

Date / Time: Saturday 27th September. Children 2-6 years 10-11am; children 7-14 years 11am to 1pm

Venue: Yvette Williams Track,

Lloyd Elsmore Park

Entrance off Cascades Road


Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: Tania Boyer

Phone: (09) 577 2024

Email: juntrackfield@pakrun.org.nz

Website: www.pakrun.org.nz




Tou olo o Saele - Let's Walk, Let's Bounce 2014

As part of The Breeze Walking Festival 2014, we celebrate Pacific communities with our Pacific youth, families, nanas and poppas by going on fun and interactive walk. A big day out for the whole family.

Tou olo o Saele acknowledges Tuvalu language week 29 Sep - 3 Oct.

Date / Time: 27th September 2014, 9am - 2pm

Venue: Walk starts at Linwood North School

221 Woodham Road

Linwood North

Town / City: Christchurch

Contact Name: Pacific Trust Canterbury

Phone: (03) 366 3900

Email: info@pacifictrust.co.nz

Website: www.walkingfestival.co.nz



Pomaria Primary School - Growing A Healthier Community

A free community event, that show cases the wide array of family services available within the West Auckland community.

Date / Time: 02 October 2014 10:00am - 2:00pm

Venue: Pomaria Primary School

33a Pomaria Road


Town / City: Auckland

Contact Name: Jacqui Edwards

Phone: 09-8364919

Email: office@pomaria.school.nz

Mobile: 021-1590506

Website: www.pomaria.school.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




Auckland Women Laser Cup 2014

The Panmure Lagoon Sailing Club will be organising the inaugural Auckland Women Laser Cup on Saturday 11th October. The regatta is open to Laser Standards, Radials and 4.7s.

Date / Time: Saturday 11 October 9.30am

Venue: Panmure lagoon Sailing Club,

Panmure Basin Reserve, access from Ireland Road, Panmure

Town / City: Auckland Contact Name: Chantal Grass

Phone: 09-625-2644

Email: grassc@gmail.com

Website: http://www.plsc.org.nz





Long Lunch for Totara Hospice South Auckland

An indulgent afternoon enjoying a beautifully designed 9 course menu, prepared by Chef Ben Barton who this year will be presenting the Flavours of the Pacific. Plus every group of 8 is hosted by a leading NZ foodie! All proceeds from the day go to Hospice South Auckland.

Date / Time: 19/10/14 - 11.30am - 3.30pm

Venue: Hopetoun Alpha Auckland Central

19 Beresford Square

Town / City: Auckland Central

Contact Name: Melinda Seal

Phone: 09 640 0208

Email: melinda.seal@hospice.co.nz

Mobile: 021740772

Website: www.hospice.co.nz/longlunch





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 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 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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