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AUCKLAND CITY HARBOUR NEWS, APRIL 12, 2013
Welcome to Looking Back -- a spread of historic
photos courtesy of the Sir George Grey Special
Collections, Auckland Libraries.Goto
aucklandlibraries.govt.nz for more information.
Courtesy: An Auckland Hospital worker displays a sign asking motorists to be
considerate of sick patients in 1935.
Milestone: Thousands walk across the
Auckland Harbour Bridge at its opening
on May 25, 1959.
Run down: Below, Motions' Mill in
Western Springs is pictured in a
decaying state in 1898.
Engulfed: Smoke from a large fire spreads along Commerce St in 1941.
We'd like to see your historic photos.
Email high resolution copies of any
pre-1960s photos you've got of Auck-
land landmarks or events to emma.
Please include a simple description
of what is happening in the image,
your name, address and a daytime
Keep notices brief, mentioning
the event, venue, date, time and
If you have a photo of your club
we'd love to see it.
Fax your details to: 630 5432,
email: email@example.com or write to:
Community Notices, Private Bag
56910, Dominion Rd, Mt Eden,
Preference will be given to local,
free, community and charity
Community celebrates waterways
Ahurangi Festival: Celebrate creeks connecting communities. Meet people who
have a special connection with Meola Creek and our community. Take part in a
free flag-making workshop at the Sandringham Community Centre tomorrow from
12.30pm. Then join the family-friendly Treeway Art Walk on Sunday leaving at
1.30pm from Kerr-Taylor Park. See artwork from local schools and hear about
some of the treasures of the creek.
Monster garage sale, at
Crossroads Clubhouse, a
organisation. April 13, 8am-
1pm at 393 Great North
Rd, Grey Lynn.
Tapac open day, The Auckand Performing
Arts Centre is holding an open day on April
13, 10am-2pm. Find out about classes in
acting, dancing, singing and voice for every
age group. 100 Motions Rd, Western
Springs. Visit tapac.org.nz.
Community weekend, Love Where You
Live community service weekend is April 13
and 14. The Mt Albert Baptist Church and
extended community are working together
to make a difference, and you can help.
Donate two hours or two days of your time
to do painting, planting, weeding and
cleaning. For more information and to sign
up visit lovewhereyoulive.org.nz or simply
arrive ready to work at 9am at 732 New
North Rd either day.
Kids only market, April 13, 9am-1pm at Pt
Chevalier Community Centre, 18 Huia Rd,
Pt Chevalier. Kids are the stallholders at
this market. Stalls available to book.
Phone 846 1094 or email ptchev.
Garage sale, Mt Albert Spiritualist Church
is holding its annual fundraising garage
sale on April 13, 8am-noon. 19 Hendon
Ave, Mt Albert.
School gala, the Great Gladstone Gala is
on April 14, 10am-2pm. Quality craft
market, white elephant, silent auction and
international food stalls. Attractions
include a ferris wheel, water walkers,
extreme cannonball blaster, giant inflatable
slide, dunk the teacher and more. Visit
SeniorNet meeting, SeniorNet Eden Roskill
is holding a monthly meeting at its learning
centre at the Senior Citizens Club, 487
Dominion Rd, Balmoral, on April 15 from
1.30pm. This month's speaker is from the
Lynfield Gymnasium, where a Never Too
Old Group does gentle exercise. Phone
Margaret 626 3018.
Spiritualist open meeting, demonstration
of conscious control. Speaker: Christine
Donald, followed by communication from
the spirit world, April 20, 2pm-4pm. Entry
$10. Members $5. The Leys Institute, 20
St Marys Rd, Ponsonby. Phone Ruth on
Health and wellbeing, The NZ Healing
Association presents a Steiner View of
Holism seminar on April 20, 6.30pm-
9.30pm at the Horticultural Hall, 990 Great
North Rd. Come for the information, join in
the discussion and find out about the
services we provide. Phone Julian
021 206 8759 or Sue 820 6339.
Genealogy, Ray Turner will speak about
family history and research including DNA
at the meeting of the Auckland branch of
the NZ Society of Genealogists at Pioneer
Women's Hall, Freyberg Place, High St.
April 23 from 10.30am. Phone 520 0082.
Learn to meditate, classes taught by
Khenpo Ngawang Sangay at the Grey Lynn
Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd,
Grey Lynn, on Thursdays, 6.30pm-8pm,
until April 25. Suggested donation is $10
per session. Contact james@
Hearing loss speakers, available to speak
to groups on everything you need to know
about hearing loss and how to come to
terms with it. Phone Henrietta at the
Hearing Association 524 9847.
Acromegaly Support, A new group to
provide information and support to New
Zealanders with acromegaly. Phone
Catherine 021 293 5506.
Ponsonby U3A, Meetings held 9.40am on
the second Friday of the month at the Leys
Institute, St Marys Rd. Potential members
are welcome. Phone Alex 815 5778 for
Mindfulness for children, an after-school
programme where children can learn
simple techniques to increase attention
span, improve self-awareness, develop
social skills and more. Classes are one-
hour long and taught by a NZ registered
teacher. Held on Tuesdays and
Wednesdays at Grey Lynn Community
Centre. $10 per class. Phone
021 238 7799 or email
Playgroup, Mt Albert Community Playgroup
meets Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
9.30am-11.30am during term time at the
Mt Albert YMCA, 773 New North Rd, Mt
Albert. Entry is $2 per child, though free for
babies up to 9 months. Bring a piece of
fruit for a shared morning tea for the
children. Free tea and coffee available for
Drama, for young people with a disability.
Classes at Tapac, 100 Motions Rd, every
Friday from 12.30pm-2pm. This group
gives people the opportunity to perform on
stage in an interacting show. Cost $10 per
class. Phone Paula 849 5595.
Soroptimists, an international volunteer
organisation working to improve the lives of
women and girls, in local communities and
throughout the world. Meets fourth
Tuesday of every month at Domain Lodge,
Grafton, to hear guest speakers and
discuss community projects. Phone Anna
818 8712 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
or Colleen 09 846 8394.
Women's choir, Central City Songbirds
meets fortnightly Mondays 8pm-9.30pm at
St Columba Church, 92 Surrey Cres, Grey
Lynn. All welcome -- no auditions. Phone Liz
Rosicrucian meetings, Rosicrucian
introduction to AMORC meetings are held
from 8pm on the second Thursday of the
month at the Auckland Rosicrucian Centre,
1 Coleridge St, Grey Lynn. Phone
Pilates, Transform the way your body
looks, feels and performs. Classes $10.
Run by a qualified physiotherapist and a
specialist in pilates. Phone Julie
0800 723 676.
Breast cancer support, meetings are held
at the Domain Lodge, 1 Boyle Cres,
Grafton from 1pm on the second Monday
of every month. Phone Christine
Phoenix Club, Has cancer touched your
family? The Phoenix Club is seeking more
women members to help with ongoing
fundraising to provide medical equipment
for terminally ill patients in hospices and
hospitals. Funds are raised through
friendship and service. Phone Sylvia Jones
Leys Community Orchestra, rehearses
Thursdays 7.30pm in Ponsonby Library.
New players always welcome, especially
violins. Contact Carolyn 021 292 0501.
Girl Guiding, needs fun, enthusiastic
volunteer leaders from all backgrounds to
help teach girls a thing or two about life. If
you are arty, crafty, sporty or just want to
share your life skills to help the girls and
young women in your community be the
best they can be then we'd love to hear
from you. Phone Liz 638 9076 between
Meet Drama Queens, Dress-ups, make
believe and musical mayhem,
Wednesdays, 10am, at the Leys Institute,
20 St Marys Rd, Ponsonby. $5 per family
per session. Phone 527 8145.
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