Morn­ing tea well deserved

The Northland Age - - Local News -

Man­gonui Gar­den Club mem­bers treated them­selves to morn­ing tea at the Ra­mada Taipa¯ Re­sort last month as their re­ward for the hard work that went into the club’s sec­ond an­nual flower show in Fe­bru­ary a great suc­cess.

Mean­while, this month’s guest speaker was Rixt Botello, on the sub­ject of medic­i­nal and tra­di­tional nat­u­ral medicines, herbs and oils. Plans were also ad­vanced for cel­e­brat­ing the club’s 45th birth­day in Septem­ber.

This month’s ar­range­ment com­pe­ti­tion (Au­tumn Sen­sa­tions) was won by Julie Mays, other re­sults as fol­lows. Minia­ture — Julie Mays. Rose — Wendy Wy­att. Bloom — Jenny Knight. Clus­ter/spike - Pauline Stark. Fruit — Bar­bra Cur­reen. Veg­etable — Bess Brigs. Herb — Jenny Knight. Fo­liage — Wendy Wy­att. Most points — Pauline Stark.

The meet­ing fin­ished with the usual af­ter­noon tea and chat.

The next meet­ing will take the form of mid-year Christ­mas in the St John Hall in Cooper’s Beach on Mon­day July 3.

Any­one who might like to join the club is wel­come to con­tact Denise on (027) 313-3062 or Jan on (09) 406-1657.

Au­tumn ar­range­ments were the club’s June theme.

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