North Shore Times : February 12th 2013
www.northshoretimes.co.nz 11 NORTH SHORE TIMES, FEBRUARY 12, 2013 NEWS • No joining fee • No xed term contract • FREE $40 Pita Pit voucher Our local fitness centres are for everybody 30-day money back guarantee. Offer ends 10 March 2013. Come in, call 09 444 6340 and quote 'PRS' or visit www.northshoreleisure.co.nz OG_AC1575_NST East Coast Bays • Glen eld • Takapuna • Birkenhead NIGHT CLASSES are ON! at Glenfield, Northcote and Rangitoto Colleges Night Classes start from 11 February 2013 Classes in Arts & Crafts, Business, Computing, Cooking, ESOL, Fitness, Languages, Music & More... Rangitoto College 564 East Coast Rd, Mairangi Bay P: 477 0075 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.rangitoto.school.nz Northcote College Gate 5, Kauri Glen Rd, Northcote P: 481 0144 E: email@example.com W: www.learn4life.co.nz Glenfield College Kaipatiki Rd, Glenfield P: 444 1353 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.gcc.co.nz 5046072AG COMMUNITY NOTICES Yoga in Daily Life is offering free hour-long classes during February at Tui Park, Beach Haven. The classes run on Saturdays from 9.30 till 10.30am. They include gentle stretches and easy postures suit- able for all ages and levels of competence. Bring a yoga mat or towel, wear some com- fortable clothes. Call Ena on 483 3146 for more information. A free information seminar covering em- ployment rights in New Zealand will be run by Settlement Support NZ North Shore on February 26. It will be in the Nor- man King Building, opposite Northcote Lib- rary from 9.30am till noon. This seminar aims to help newcomers gain a better understanding of employee rights in the workplace, types of employment agreements, leave entitlements and the Employment Re- lations Service (ERS). Experts from Waitak- ere Community Law Services and The NZ Human Rights Com- mission will be present- ing. Register by calling 486 8635 or email ssnznorthshore@raeburn house.org.nz. Retired men seeking similar company are invited to join North Harbour Probus Club. Meetings are held from 10 am till noon on the first Tuesday of each month in the Zion Hill Methodist Church Hall on Onewa Rd. At club meetings members hear visiting speakers and have the opportunity to tell members about their own lives. The club is non- political and non- sectarian and does not fundraise or sponsor. Contact Dave on 478 2719 or John on 443 5299 for further details. Toughlove Parent Sup- port Groups help parents to help their teens and meet weekly. Phone 624 4363 or go to toughlove.org.nz for information. Over 65s who are in need of fun and friend- ship are welcome to visit the Selwyn-Cedars Drop In Centre. The group meets for conversation, quizzes, games, morning tea and outings at The Cedar Centre, 56a Tramway Rd, Beach Haven, on Thursdays from 9.30am to noon. Bring $3 to cover costs. Transport can be arrang- ed where necessary. Ph 483 6258 or 483 6989 for more details or just arrive on a Thur- sday morning. North Shore Hospice receives a $1164 dona- tion this year from the N R Thomson Charitable Trust. This year the trust, which is managed by Guardian Trust, is dis- tributing more than $250,000 to causes rang- ing from hospice care to medical research, includ- ing the treatment of can- cer and deafness. The trust was set up by Nancy Thomson in 2001. Plan gets hearts beating Variety -- The Children s Charity wants to help Kiwi kids reach their full potential in education, music, art, and sport through its Gold Heart Scholarship programme. The scholarships of up to $5000 are for sick, dis- abled or disadvantaged children to support their goal. This could include assisting with tuition fees, personal develop- ment, coaching, and the purchase of training equipment, travel or accommodation. Children are also matched with a mentor to support them. Applications for the scholarships close on March 29. Go to variety.org.nz or call Denise Burke on 520 4111 to find out more. Training for young musos Making music: Hannah, 8, and Devon Arnel, 9, are preparing for the new North Shore Brass Academy band. Young brass musicians can now train to become future champions at the North Shore Brass Aca- demy. It has been established by North Shore Brass, where its members will teach students to play trumpet, trombone and other instruments. Advanced students will be conducted by Ro- bert Simpson, who plays euphonium in North Shore Brass, Auckland s A grade champions. Rehearsals begin at 6pm tomorrow at the North Shore Band rooms at 13a Taharoto Rd, Takapuna, next to the sports field. All are welcome. Tuition fees include instruments if required. Contact Sarah Arnel on 027 228 9470 or email musicroom@vodafone. co.nz for more information.
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