North Shore Times : November 9th 2010
5 NORTH SHORE TIMES, NOVEMBER 9, 2010 NEWS www.nzsculptureonshore.co.nz Paul Dibble Geometric Figures. Photo: Sally Tagg Fort Takapuna Historic Reserve, Devonport 4 -- 14 November, 10am -- 6pm Daily $15 Adults, $10 Seniors, $5 Ages 5-17, $30 Family Gala Evening: 3 November, 5pm -- 8pm, Tickets $75 Flametree art garden & gallery Now at Flametree: Fuel for the imagination See our website for details and directions www.flametreegallery.co.nz or ph. 414 7433 OPEN 11AM -- 4PM Thu rsday to Sunday at Flametree, 16A O'Brien Rd, Coatesville Five minutes north of Albany Barbed wire ghost tree 2.2m tall $650 IN BRIEF Charitable gifts Save The Children is selling Christmas cards, tea towels and small gifts, alongside the Takapuna Post Office from 9.30am on Friday. There will also be a stall at the Takapuna market until December. You can also phone 410-6433, visit www.savethechildren.org.nz or phone 0800-500-753 to buy products. Gun tunnels A rare opportunity will be given to walk through Castor Bay's gun emplacement tunnels. The Kennedy Park WWII Installations Preservation Trust will be opening the tunnels on Sunday from 1pm to 4pm with an optional gold coin entry donation. Twilight market Glamorgan School holds a twilight Christmas art and craft market on Sunday from 2pm to 7pm. There will arts, crafts and gourmet foods as well as live music, hot food, face painting and magic balls. The event is at the school, Glamorgan Drive, Torbay. Phone Jane Howard 021-037-5338 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or if you want a stall or to perform. Friend risks life for cat By JODEAL CADACIO On the mend: Browns Bay handyman Frank Pinder broke his arm while looking for missing cat Henry. Photo: BEN WATSON Missing: Affectionate Henry has been missing since October 15. A search for a friend's missing cat turned into an ordeal for Frank Pinder. The 69-year-old Browns Bay handyman broke his left arm and had to be rescued by emergency services when he fell off a stormwater drain while looking for the cat, called Henry. Mr Pinder and his wife Heather cared for Henry when his owner Lizzie Grudnoff was on holiday on the Gold Coast. Henry settled in quickly with us. He came and went happily and he was last seen the mid- night of October 14,'' he says. Mr Pinder spent the next couple of days wandering around Browns Bay and Rothesay Bay looking for Henry and distribu- ting leaflets about the cat. He thought it was a good idea to check a large stormwater pipe at the bottom of their site that runs through a private property towards Rothesay Bay. I slipped as I climbed down the ditch and my left arm hit the brick wall causing severe fractures,'' he says. I swung around and managed to pull myself up in a sitting pos- ition and I was there submerged in 25cm of water for about half an hour.'' Mr Pinder called out loudly until a woman walking nearby heard him and sought help. The Fire Service and an ambu- lance arrived shortly and rescued him. Ms Grudnoff says Mr Pinder did a heroic thing, risking his life and limb to look for old Henry''. There were reported sightings of the grey and white cat around Browns Bay School and Master- ton Rd and he could be on his way home to Gulf View Rd in Murrays Bay. Call Ms Grudnoff on 478-5923 if you have any information about Henry.
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