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Ever wanted to have a go at curling?
Try curling, Auckland Curling is holding a Have-A-Go evening on May 12. First
session starts at 5.15pm and second at 7.15pm at Paradice Ice Rink, 150
Lansford Cres, Avondale. All equipment is provided. People just need to wear
warm clothing that's easy to stretch out in and clean, flat-soled shoes. $10 per
Crafternoon Tea Market,
home to designers, crafters
and food venders. More
than 40 stalls. May 18,
10am-2pm, 400 New North
Rd, Kingsland. Free entry.
Spiritualist discussion group, presented by
The Foundation of Spiritualist Mediums.
Subject is owning your own thought
patterns with Carissa Waihape. Followed by
communication from the Spirit World. May
14, 12.30pm-2.30pm at The Ley's
Institute, 20 St Mary's Rd, Ponsonby.
Refreshments available. Entry $5.
Daffodil planting, volunteers are wanted to
plant bulbs at Symonds St Cemetery during
the Waitemata Local Board's planting day
on May 14 from 8.30am. All equipment
and light refreshments will be supplied but
volunteers should wear appropriate
clothing. Meet inside the entrance to the
cemetery's Wesleyan sector, cnr of St
Martins Lane and Symonds St. Email
phone 365 3126.
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. Beginners welcome. Upon
completion of the course, tramping trips
are available to members on Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Sundays. To enrol phone
Anne 480 5424 or email email@example.com.
Rainbow Day, open day at Textile Arts
Centre. Try felting, knitting, spinning and
weaving. Activities for the kids, sales table,
yarn/fleece room open. Refreshments.
Free entry. May 18, 10.30am-1.30pm.
Nicholson Park, 25 Poronui St, Mt Eden.
Visit handweavers.org.nz or phone
Health and wellbeing seminar, the topic is
balance, mobility and stability -- an adult
perspective at the NZ Healing Association
seminar. May 18, 6.30pm-9.30pm at the
Horticultural Hall, 990 Great North Rd.
Come for the information and share in the
discussion. Phone Julian 021 206 8759 or
Sue 820 6339.
Yoga fundraiser, The Yoga Education in
Prisons Trust is holding a fundraising event
on May 19 at Youthline House, 13
Maidstone St, Ponsonby. Starting at
5.30pm there will be a short relaxing yoga
session followed by a screening of the
movie The Dhamma Brothers, about a
meditation programme in a US prison.
Suggested donation is $15. Please bring a
cushion to sit on. Visit
Travel Nights, Nici Wickes from the popular
TV show World Kitchen presents: Travelling
on my taste buds. Free entry. May 20,
6pm-7pm at the Central City Library, 46
Lorne St, Auckland. Email ana.worner@
aucklandcouncil.govt.nz for details.
Organic NZ, the Auckland branch of the
Soil & Health Association meets on May
21 from 7.30pm at the Horticultural
Centre, 990 Great North Rd, Western
Springs. Adrian Grace will talk about
biodynamics and show a DVD educating
farmers about biodynamics. Trading table.
$2 cover charge. Contact Ian on 298 8693
or 027 608 9359.
Mt Albert Residents' Association, all
residents of Mt Albert are invited to attend
our annual general meeting on May 21
from 7pm on the ground floor of the Mt
Albert Bowling Club. For a copy of last
year's AGM minutes and agenda please
contact the secretary via email at
The Grief Centre, has a variety of
bereavement support groups which run
over eight weeks. 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. Please contact
The Grief Centre on 418 1457 or email
Meningococcal lecture, the Auckland
Medical Research Foundation is holding a
free public lecture on May 23 from 7pm,
subject is Meningococcal meningitis: a
terrifying disease. Clinical experiences and
relevant medical research will be
discussed. The University of Auckland
Medical School, AMRF Auditorium, 85 Park
Rd. Contact Kathleen 923 1701 or visit
Dance Mobility, for the over 65s to keep
you mobile and enjoying life! Term 2 dance
classes have started. Mondays 10am at St
Lukes Hall; Thursdays 10.30am at City
Dance; Fridays 2pm at TAPAC. For more
details contact Susan 849 5042,
021 206 1835 or email
Volunteers needed, Become a
communication partner with a person who
has had a stroke and help them gain
confidence again. Training and support is
provided by Speech--Language Therapists
and Volunteer Co-ordinators through an
initial two-day training session and then
followed up by Volunteer Trainings each
year. Phone 441 8959 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Communicare Auckland, runs friendly
centres for elderly and disabled people
which offer activities and friendship every
Monday, 9.30am-1pm at the Baptist
Church Hall, corner Symonds St and Erson
Ave. Morning tea and light lunch served for
$5 a day. Volunteer helpers welcome.
Phone 631 5968.
Unitarian Church, Canoe of Souls
Unitarian Church meets every Saturday
from 5pm at the Body Positive House, 1/3
Poynton Tce. Phone Roger 826 4099.
Capoeira, classes develop strength,
flexibility, general fitness and confidence.
Held at St Colomba Church, 92 Surrey
Cres, Grey Lynn on Fridays, 6pm-7.30pm.
Phone 020 229 8002.
Debtors Anonymous, offers hope and
recovery for debtors, overspenders and
underearners. Meetings every Monday at
7.30pm in the Ponsonby Baptist hall on
the corner of Seymour St and Jervois Rd in
Menopause, Do you or does someone you
know suffer from the often debilitating
symptoms of menopause? Roughly 70 per
cent of all women between the ages of 40
and 55 experience menopause symptoms.
The NZ Menopause Support forum allows
you to seek support and advice not only
from other members, but also from our
New Zealand-based menopause experts.
Fertility NZ, supports and provides
information and understanding for New
Zealanders experiencing fertility problems,
whether having difficulties getting or
staying pregnant. For information about
support groups in your area phone
0800 333 306.
Sexaholic?, S-Anon is a 12-step fellowship
dedicated to helping those affected by the
sexual addiction of a family member or
friend. Email email@example.com.
Sign language, Auckland Deaf Society is
holding a range of New Zealand Sign
Language classes and workshops, to suit
all levels of experience for adults and
families. Daytime and evening class
options available. Experienced tutors are
NZSLTA registered and have Deaf Studies
Certificate. Four different classes for varied
levels, as well as a family class and a
coffee club. Email Grace Covey on
Welcome to Looking Back -- a spread of historic
photos courtesy of the Sir George Grey Special
Collections, Auckland Libraries. For more
information go to aucklandlibraries.govt.nz.
Play time: Looking east from the children's playground at Victoria Park, towards
Halsey St in 1919.
Photo: REF 7-A1383
Wading in: People enjoy the water at
the Curran St beach.
Photo: REF 7-A1383
Landmark, left: The Ponsonby Post
Office in 1924. Photo: REF 1-W392
Roadworks, right: Men working on
Richmond Rd in 1905.
Photo: REF 226-9278
We'd like to see your historic
Email high resolution copies
of any pre-1960s photos you've
got of Auckland landmarks or
events to emma.whittaker@
include a simple description of
what is happening in the image,
your name, address and a day-
time phone number.
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