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in Glover Rd dur­ing the Taranaki Fringe Gar­den Fes­ti­val. On sale will be old-fash­ioned her­itage plants, in­clud­ing cot­tage peren­ni­als. Also avail­able will be a large col­lec­tion of di­anthus in­clud­ing old va­ri­eties like Doris, Earl of Es­sex, Doris Supreme; Car­na­tion Maori Chief; Aris­tea Ma­jor, large two-year-old plants; Fed­er­a­tion Daisies; Heuchura; Sutera and Bar­copia; For­get me not old­fash­ioned dou­ble; Are­naria Mon­tana; plus a large se­lec­tion of other small cot­tage peren­ni­als.

TOY LI­BRARY: Kid­dy­landz Toy Li­brary Ha¯wera. Open ev­ery Thurs­day 10am-noon (dur­ing the school term) and Satur­days 10.30 -11.30am in the AOG Church build­ing, 192-194 High St. Come in for a free play or be­come a mem­ber and take some great toys home with you. Hot drinks and baby change ta­ble avail­able. For more de­tails check our Face­book page: Kid­dy­landz Toy Li­brary, Ha¯wera South Taranaki. PLAY GROUP: Our play­group is called The Vil­lage and we of­fer free play based around ac­tive move­ment us­ing a range of sports and cre­ative gear for pre-school­ers. We meet ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 9.30-11am, en­try is gold coin do­na­tion. Venue: Pres­by­te­rian Hall Ar­gyle St Ha¯wera. On the first Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month we also host a baby wear­ing meet with car­ri­ers to try and hire. TAI CHI: Tai Chi Chuan/Qigong classes Thurs­days, Sav­age Club Hall, Princess St, Ha¯wera, 12.15 - 1.15pm and 5.15 - 6.16pm Thurs­days. Suit­able for the be­gin­ner to the ad­vanced, any age. Phone Judi 027 2682601 or email jharre@pri­mowire­ TOAST­MAS­TERS: Nau­mai South Taranaki Toast­mas­ters Club. Do you want to im­prove your com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and con­fi­dence to speak in pub­lic? Learn in a sup­port­ive and friendly en­vi­ron­ment. The club meets on the first and third Wed­nes­days of the month at 6.30pm at the Fon­terra Learn­ing Cen­tre Manawapou Rd, Ha¯wera. Vis­i­tors most wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Ger­ard 06 2785165 or email Nau­mai@toast­mas­ SE­NIOR NET: Ha¯wera, Ha¯wera Club Build­ing, 38 High St. Classes 9.30am 11.30am and 1.30pm-3.30pm. We have lots to of­fer to adults who wish to en­joy and de­velop skills in com­puter, smart phone, iPads and tablets. New mem­bers wel­come, please bring com­put­ers and de­vices when com­ing to en­rol. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact, Raewyn Wil­liams 06 764 8527 or Beryl

Bir­kett 06 278 7149.

GIRL GUIDES: Ha¯wera Pip­pin, Brownie, Guide and Ranger Units wel­come new mem­bers to join their groups. Ages are from 5 - 17yrs. Please con­tact Jen­nie - 027 693 6117 or visit www.girl­guid­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

ST JOHN YOUTH: Thurs­days, 5.30pm, St John Hall, Princes St, Ha¯wera. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact the youth man­ager Pauline Webby on 06 278 6331 or 027 4040922.

ZUMBA: 5.45pm at Ra­manui School Hall. Visit http://rachael­har­ BRAZIL­IAN JUI JITZU: Tues­day and Fri­day af­ter­noons from 5pm at the Ha¯wera Chris­tian School Hall.

PA¯ TEA CAN­CER SUP­PORT: Thurs­day Oc­to­ber 26, 1230pm, at Pa¯tea Li­brary (Standby Room). Sup­port peo­ple wel­come. Con­tact Mareta 027 8411135.

ART EX­HI­BI­TION: Gallery Pa¯tea is pleased to an­nounce Luther Ash­ford’s ex­hi­bi­tion, Grand Theft Iron is an in­stal­la­tion of im­ages that will run un­til Oc­to­ber 15. The in­stal­la­tion is a commentary on the cur­rent min­ing pro­pos­als off the South Taranaki coast by Tran­sTas­man. Luther Ash­ford who grew up in Patea is cur­rently fin­ish­ing her Masters de­gree at Massey Univer­sity in Palmer­ston North.

SE­NIOR PAS­TIMES: St Barn­abas Angli­can Church Hall, 141 Tas­man St. Each Mon­day our Tainui Day Cen­tre wel­comes per­sons 65 years and over. 10am – 12.30pm. Gen­tle ex­er­cise, morn­ing tea and ice­break­ers. We of­fer a var­ied pro­gramme, which in­cludes in­door golf, bowls, quiz, cross­words, board games and gen­eral dis­cus­sions. Plus per­sonal sup­port and friend­ship. Come alone or bring a friend, you will re­ceive a warm wel­come. More in­for­ma­tion call Jenny 06761 8080 or Glenys 06 655 8025.

FES­TI­VAL FUN: Ev­ery­body’s The­atre is part of South Taranaki’s in­au­gu­ral Arts Fes­ti­val pro­gramme and is screen­ing 14 New Zealand films and doc­u­men­taries dur­ing the 10 days of Taranaki’s gar­den fes­ti­vals. Ev­ery­body’s The­atre is a unique and his­tor­i­cal build­ing sit­u­ated on Surf High­way 45. You can find out what’s on when at http:/ /www.ev­ery­bodysthe­ fes­ti­val.html

ART AWARDS: The an­nual Taranaki Na­tional Art Awards is a high­light of the re­gion’s cre­ative calendar. This com­pe­ti­tion gives artists the chance to ex­hibit and sell their art­work, while com­pet­ing for a share of a $12,000 prize pool. The works can be viewed at Sand­fords Event Cen­tre from Fri­day Oc­to­ber 27 to Sun­day Novem­ber 5, 10am-4pm.

OR­GAN RECITAL: The next Lunchtime Or­gan Recital at Taranaki In­terim Cathe­dral (40 Vi­vian Street) will take place on Thurs­day Oc­to­ber 19 at 12.15pm. Christo­pher Luke will present or­gan works by Mal­colm Archer, J.S. Bach, Han­del, Pur­cell and Christo­pher Tam­bling. Ad­mis­sion by gold coin do­na­tion.

FAB­U­LOUS 50S: Oper­atu­nity brings us the Fab­u­lous 50s. Suzanne Lynch leads a troupe of singers and band in our roll back of the clock to an era when some of the great­est mu­sic was ever writ­ten: the 1950s. Fri­day, 11am, City West Church, 62c Po­plar Grove, New Ply­mouth.

HOL­I­DAY ART: The Govet­tBrew­ster Art Gallery’s Oc­to­ber School Hol­i­day Art is on , Thurs­day and Fri­day. Drop in be­tween 10am – noon or 1pm – 3pm, kids bring an adult. En­try is by do­na­tion, no book­ing nec­es­sary.

SE­NIORS’ ART: Govett-Brew­ster Se­niors will talk about the new ex­hi­bi­tions on Fri­day Oc­to­ber 13. Meet at Mon­ica’s Eatery at 9.30am, ready for a 10am start. En­try is free. KIDS’ FLICKS: Th­ese school hol­i­days the Len Lye Cen­tre Cin­ema screens five short films based on the chil­dren’s books by New Zealand au­thor Mar­garet Mahy. The films screen 10.30 – 11.30am and 1.30 – 2.30pm each day un­til Sun­day Oc­to­ber 15. En­try is free, do­na­tions ap­pre­ci­ated.

TOM FORD: On Sun­day Oc­to­ber 15, 4pm, the Len Lye Cen­tre Cin­ema screens Tom Ford’s psy­cho­log­i­cal thriller Noc­tur­nal An­i­mals, in as­so­ci­a­tion with the Govett-Brew­ster Art Gallery’s ex­hi­bi­tion Sur­face Af­fect. De­tails and tick­ets are at www.govet­tbrew­

JU­BILEE DIN­NER: The Taranaki

Ir­ish So­cial Club is hold­ing a Golden Ju­bilee Din­ner at the grand ball­room Qual­ity Ho­tel Ply­mouth In­ter­na­tional cnr Courte­nay and Leach Sts New Ply­mouth - 4pm on Satur­day Oc­to­ber 14, 2017. We in­vite all past, present and prospec­tive mem­bers, Roses, Ir­ish so­ci­eties and friends to at­tend. Please ac­cept this as a per­sonal in­vi­ta­tion. Tick­ets $65 pp avail­able at ho­tel re­cep­tion or RSVP by Oc­to­ber 1. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact: Louise Buh­ler 06 274 8494 or 027 330 8510.

RE­UNION: Carter Prod­ucts (NZ) Inc for­mally Young’s Rub­ber in­vite past em­ploy­ees to at­tend our 50th Cel­e­bra­tions Din­ner on Oc­to­ber 13 2018. Please reg­is­ter your in­ter­est by email­ing info@carter­prod­uct­ or ring 06 7513879

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