North Shore Times : February 8th 2011
12 NORTH SHORE TIMES, FEBRUARY 8, 2011 NEWS 3423875AC Make contacts through RWC More than 85,000 visitors are expected in Auckland for Rugby World Cup 2011, and many will be business people. This is a great opportunity to make business connections between matches. Come to our free workshop and hear how your business could benefit from the Rugby World Cup. Workshop details Date: Tuesday 15 February 2011 Time: 1pm - 3pm Venue: BNZ Partners Building, Mairangi Bay Register at: www.ens.org.nz/rugby A self help programme that gives parents the tools to deal with unacceptable adolescent behaviour - that works! Find out how parents just like you have turned their lives around. Go to www.toughlove.org.nz or phone 09 624 4363 at the end of your tether with your troubled teen? you can turn it around. Bike riding is the way to go By JODEAL CADACIO Auckland Transport is lining up a flurry of activities on the North Shore to get more people on bikes during summer. Walking and Cycling co-ordinator Debbie Lang says the events kick off with Bike to Work Wednesdays tomorrow. Four more Bike to Work days will run on February 23, March 9 and 23 and April 6. There will be beginner bike sessions for adults at Takapuna Primary School on February 10 and 17 and March 3, from 6pm to 8pm. Ms Lang says the Sunnynook Family Bike Evenings will be on February 15 and 22 and March1and8at Sunnynook Park, from 6pm to 7.30pm. The Go By Bike Break- fast Day on The Strand in Takapuna is on Febru- ary 16 from 6.30am to 9am. The annual event provides Shore cyclists the opportunity to cel- ebrate all things cycling while enjoying a delicious breakfast and fabulous entertainment. Ms Lang says they are also organising Bike Expeditions, a series of friendly beginner bike rides across the Shore. The rides will be in Devonport on February 20, Sunnynook on March 20, and Albany on April 3. The routes will include parks, off-road shared paths and quieter streets. The pace will be leisurely and no one will be left behind,'' she says. A Try My Bike wine and cheese evening runs on March 2 at the LakeHouse Arts Centre, from 6pm to 8pm. A bike maintenance workshop will be on March 17 at the Taka- puna War Memorial on The Strand, from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Visit www.auckland transport.govt.nz or call 355-3553 for more information and to sign up for events.
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