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AUCKLAND CITY HARBOUR NEWS, APRIL 19, 2013
Looking back Welcome to Looking
Back. This week's
historic photos come
from the archives of
the Auckland Star.
The paper was owned
by the Auckland City
Harbour News' parent
Media and ran from
1870 to 1991.
On guard: Grenadier Guards on
Wellesley St East during a visit by
imperial troops in 1901. The old
Wellesley St School is in the
Summer fun: Pt Chevalier beach on a Sunday afternoon in February 1941.
City spread: City view from St
Matthew's Church in 1912.
Birthday bash: Eddy and Elaine Heegan try out miniature motorboats on
Western Springs lake. The boats were hired out to visitors during the Auckland
Anniversary Carnival in 1957.
We'd like to see your historic
photos. Email high resolution
copies of any pre-1960s photos
you've got of Auckland landmarks
or events to emma.
Please include a simple
description of what is happening in
the image, your name, address
and a daytime phone number.
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, Auckland 1446.
Preference will be given to
local, free, community and
Travel talk You're invited
Food and travel writer, chef and MasterChef judge Ray McVinnie will talk about
Italy at the Central Library's Travel Nights on April 22, 6pm-7pm. Central City
Library 44-46 Lorne St, Auckland. Free event. To book email
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 377 0209.
Photo: MICHAEL BRADLEY
Crafternoon Tea, find
homeware, gifts, jewellery,
childrens, upcycled and much
more. April 20, 10am-2pm at
400 New North Rd, Kingsland.
Spiritualist meeting, demonstration of
conscious control. Speaker is Christine
Donald. Followed by communication from
the spirit world. April 20, 2pm-4pm. Entry
$10. Members $5. The Ley's Institute, 20
St Mary's Rd, Ponsonby. Phone Ruth
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.
Public transport discussion, Greypower
invites Aucklanders aged 50-plus who are
concerned about public transport issues to
our April 23 meeting at Mt Albert War
Memorial Hall, New North Rd. Doors open
12.30pm. Hear Auckland MPs discuss and
debate the rail loop, retention of the Gold
Card subsidy after 3pm, and more.
Auckland Council staff will be present.
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 Thursday evenings, 6.30pm-
8pm, until April 25. Suggested donation is
$10 per session. Contact
Croquet day, the Pt Chevalier Croquet Club
is holding a ''have a go day'' on April 28,
9.30pm-4pm. Try out the fun and benefits
of croquet for free at the club at 25 Dignan
St, Pt Chevalier. Please wear flat-soled
shoes. Phone 412 8460.
Computer skills for seniors, SeniorNet
Eden-Roskill holds computer classes for
people aged 50-plus in both Microsoft and
Apple Mac systems. It is holding an open
day at its Learning Centre at the Mt Eden
Senior Citizen's Club Rooms, 487
Dominion Rd, Mt Eden (opposite Potters
Park). April 29, 10am-3 pm. No admission
charge. Phone 626 5809.
World Laughter Day, join a fun evening
laughter session to celebrate World
Laughter Day on May 5, 5pm-7pm.
Western Springs Garden Community Hall,
956 Great North Rd, Western Springs. Free
event. Followed by complimentary tea and
coffee. Visit laughteryoga.org.nz or phone
Bob 021 646 280 or Louise 444 7247.
Women's Outdoor Pursuits, join a WOP's
introductory course and get outdoors. The
next weekend course is May 17-19 and the
next Wednesday course of four sessions is
from May 15 to June 5. Open to women of
all ages. Upon completion of the course,
tramping trips are available to members on
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. To
enrol phone Anne 480 5424 or email
Grief support, The Grief Centre, runs a
variety of bereavement support groups
which run over eight weeks, looking at
different aspects of loss and grief. The
group is facilitated by qualified counsellors.
A contribution of $10 per session is
requested. Starting on May 22 is the
Younger Bereaved Partners Support Group,
Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm at 61 College Hill,
Freemans Bay. Registrations are essential.
Phone 418 1457 or email
Tai chi classes, free two-week intro
classes for people 50-plus. Learn tai chi
postures for balance and posture
alignment as well as breathing exercises
for health and stress relief. Classes at
Blockhouse Bay, Mt Eden and Grey Lynn.
Register now for next intake July 30. Phone
816 8649 or email email@example.com.
Scrabble Club, change of night. Mt Albert
Scrabble Club is now meeting on Monday
evenings 7pm-10pm. Mt Albert Bridge
Clubrooms, 715 New North Rd. Cost $4
per night. Phone Dianne 309 5865.
Interacting classes in the community,
drama, film-making, wearable arts classes
for young people with a disability. We run
fun, friendly community classes during
term time all over Auckland. Contact us for
more details Paula 849 5595 or visit
Kids cooking lessons, the It's My Turn To
Cook Tonight Bosch School Holiday
Programme is free, online, fun and unique.
It is available anywhere there is internet
coverage. This means no travelling, no
pick-ups or drop-offs -- kids get food savvy
and learn to cook in their own home, using
their food, cooking their dinner. Visit
Free evening classes, and Saturday
classes for English in the workplace. Must
be working and a NZ permanent resident.
Phone Roza 846 0398.
Language classes, morning tea and
friendship every Monday, 9.30am-
11.30am at the Mt Albert Methodist
Church, 831 New North Rd. Phone Beth
Pronunciation classes, The Auckland
Regional Migrant Services offers
pronunciation classes. Phone 625 2440.
English conversation classes, are held at
the Eden Community Church, 72-74 View
Rd, Mt Eden, every Saturday, 9.30am,
during term time. Phone Sheila 631 5501.
JP Services, at the Pt Chevalier Library
every Saturday 10am-noon. Free service to
the community including affidavits,
witnessing, statutory declarations and
certified copies. All JP services are
available. Just turn up at the room to the
left just inside the library main door.
Sex and Love Addiction, Troubled with an
addiction to pornography? Is your sexual or
romantic behaviour out of control and
harming your relationships? We could help.
Phone 377 1800.
Rock'n'roll, The Auckland Rock'n'Roll Club
meets Wednesdays from 8pm at the
Freemans Bay Community Hall, Hepburn
St, Freemans Bay. $5 door charge. Free
lessons during the evening for those who
require them. Phone Dave 479 5235.
Tramping, The Auckland Tramping club
welcomes new members and visitors. Day
tramps in the Waitakeres on Wednesdays
and Sundays. Club bus from Mt Eden and
New Lynn. Visit aucklandtramping.org.nz.
Organic NZ, The Auckland branch of the
Soil and Health Association meets from
7.30pm on the third Tuesday of the month,
at the Horticultural Centre, 990 Gt North
Rd, Western Springs. There are speakers
and a trading table, cover charge $2.
Phone Ian 298 8693.
Wriggle & rhyme, free active movement
sessions for 0-2s at the Leys Institute
Library, 20 St Marys Rd, Ponsonby.
Sessions run on Thursdays during term
time, 10.30am-11am. Phone 374 1315 or
Orchestra, Mozart string orchestra
rehearses Monday evenings and gives
concerts in rest homes and retirement
villages. New players welcome. Phone
Joanna on 814 9971.
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