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The Bloke’s and Sheila’s Blue Septem­ber Break­fast was held re­cently at Port Waikato. Guests en­joyed a de­li­cious break­fast and bought auc­tion items in a bid to raise money for a good cause. The event raised nearly $8000 for the Prostate Cancer Foun­da­tion, for re­search, ed­u­ca­tional pro­grammes and in­for­ma­tion.


Past pa­tients of the Auck­land & Coro­man­del West­pac Res­cue He­li­copters are in­vited to a fun af­ter­noon catch­ing up with res­cue crew. The free event in­cludes a light lunch, talks from past pa­tients, res­cue crew demon­stra­tions, and other fun ac­tiv­i­ties.Guests must RSVP by Friday Oc­to­ber 20 to re­serve their place and for cater­ing pur­poses. Due to lim­ited space, peo­ple can­not turn up with­out an RSVP. For more in­for­ma­tion and/ or to reg­is­ter, con­tact Ker­rie on 09 950 7222 or email ker­


The Art @ the Port Fes­ti­val is on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 22 at Brasell’s Wool­shed, Port Waikato Rd, from 9am to 2pm. There’ll be art, crafts, pro­duce, mu­sic, food and white­bait frit­ters. Free en­try and ac­tiv­i­ties for the kids. Phone Glen­nis on 09 232 9532.

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