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AUCKLAND CITY HARBOUR NEWS, JULY 5, 2013
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
Club will help keen novice fishers
Shamrock Fishing Club: Monthly trips on the east and west coast. Experienced
and novice fishers can join the new season. Assistance given. Join a group of
keen fishing people and have fun. Email the commodore on
School 125th jubilee, former
teachers and students of
Napier St School (now known
as Freemans Bay School) can
join the 125th anniversary
celebrations on August 30 and
31. Visit freemansbay.school.
nz or phone 360 1572.
Diabetes self-management courses, held
every Wednesday during July, 6.15pm-
8.15pm at Auckland PHO, suite 3/125
Grafton Rd, Grafton. Covers a variety of
subjects. Attend as many sessions as you
like. Registrations necessary. Contact Nive
on 379 4022 or 021 599 029.
Single parents, Refresh is a support
network for single parent families providing
information and friendship. The next
meeting is July 6, 2pm-4pm at the Grey
Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond
Rd. Childcare is available. Phone Lianne
527 4916 or 021 134 2285.
Spiritualist discussion group, Fern Mercier
will speak on astrology at the next meeting
of the Foundation of Spiritualist Mediums
on July 9, 12.30pm-2.30pm. Followed by
communication from the spirit world. Entry
$5. The Ley's Institute, 20 St Mary's Rd,
Ponsonby. Phone 410 9130.
Transition Town, Pt Chevalier group meets
at 7.30pm on the second Tuesday every
month in the Church Hall at the corner of
Smale and Pt Chevalier roads. At the next
meeting on July 9 Katherine Read will be
talking about Wai Care and lower Meola
Creek restoration activity. Email
J Force, 2nz NZEF (Japan) Auckland branch
monthly get-together will be held on July 10
from 11.30am at Valentines Pakuranga for
a mid-Winter lunch. Contact your old
mates, widows, caregivers, family and
friends. Phone 625 9564.
Spiritualist meeting, the Spiritualist
Alliance is celebrating its 102 anniversary
with a special meeting on July 14 from
5pm at 120 Carlton Gore Rd, Newmarket.
Five top-quality mediums will demonstrate
spirit communication. There will be light
entertainment, and a multitude of prizes to
be won. Pot luck supper and refreshments
afterwards. $5 koha at door plus a plate of
finger food. Contact 579 8571 or visit
Toy & model fair, a great selection of items
for sale: model trains, building kits and
accessories, boats, planes, diecast
vehicles, dolls, teddy bears, robots, sci-fi
toys, military memorabilia, books and
much more. July 28, 10am-1pm at the Mt
Eden War Memorial Hall, 487 Dominion
Rd, Balmoral. Admission $6, school
children free. Contact Allan 272 4648 or
Tai chi classes, free two-week intro
classes for people 50 plus. Learn tai chi
positions for balance and posture
alignment as well as breathing exercises
for health and stress relief. Classes at
Blockhouse Bay, Mt Eden, Grey Lynn.
Register now for next intake July 31. Phone
816 8649 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Male mentors wanted, become a mentor
for a child with a parent in prison and help
break the cycle of intergenerational crime.
Pillars is a charity supporting children of
prisoners that runs a mentoring
programme to provide positive role
modelling for these children. If you are
interested in making a difference in a
child's life visit pillars.org.nz or contact
email@example.com or phone
Food stall, European-style baked goods --
pies, strudels, slices, breads and much
more. First Saturday of the month, 9am-
1pm at the Serbian Orthodox Church, 315
Pt Chevalier Rd, Pt Chevalier.
Performing arts, courses for adults at
TAPAC including ballet, voice, acting, mojo
cabaret, contemporary, women's
confidence acting. Phone 845 0295 or visit
Toughlove Auckland, runs support groups
for parents experiencing unacceptable
teenage behaviour. Phone 624 4363.
Guitar Club, Meet other guitarists to jam
and discuss gear. GANZ meets every
Wednesday from 7.30pm at the Ponsonby
Cruising Club, Westhaven Drive. All styles
and abilities welcome. Phone Dennis
021 419 890.
Performance classes, TAPAC has a variety
of term classes for circus, acting, dance,
singing and voice for children, teens and
adults. Enrol at tapac.org.nz or phone
Dance mobility, for the over 65s. Mondays
10am at St Lukes hall; Thursdays
10.30am at City Dance; Fridays 2pm at
TAPAC. Phone Susan 849 5042,
021 206 1835 or email
Hypnotherapy, intend to quit smoking or
lose weight etc with hypnotherapy? Want to
know how it works? Try a taster. Free Friday
night weekly talks 7pm-8pm at Mt Eden
Village Community Hall. Phone Virginia
022 1072 350.
HIV testing, Free and confidential at Body
Positive, 1/3 Poynton Tce, Auckland
Central, each Saturday 10am-12pm. No
appointment necessary. Phone 309 3989.
Ninjutsu, martial arts classes
7-9pmthTuesdays in Mt Eden, phone Neil
027 455 3173. Wednesdays in Ponsonby,
phone Paul 021 134 2107.
Herne Bay Petanque Club, located in
Salisbury Reserve, invites new members to
play. Games are held 9.15am-12pm
Thursdays; 4pm-7pm Fridays and 2pm-
4.30pm Sundays. All Welcome. Phone
Learn French, Free at the Leys Institute
Library, 20 St Mary's Bay Rd, Ponsonby.
Mondays 12pm-1pm at intermediate level
but patience guaranteed.
Hand drumming, Held at the Pt Chevalier
Community Centre, 18 Huia Rd from
11.30am-1.30pm alternate Sundays. Join
an intimate group of 6-8 players for lively
and enjoyable sessions in African Style
Djembe drumming. Email Nikki
Mental health support, Grow Auckland
runs weekly support groups for adults
wanting to regain and keep their mental
wellness. We use a trustworthy 12-step
programme and believe that friendships
and acceptance are vital to our success.
Find your nearest group by phoning 846
6869 weekdays after 1pm or email
Playgroup, for 0-5-year-olds is held
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday,
9.30am-11.30am during school terms at
11 Dignan St, Pt Chevalier. Donation of $3
a family to cover tea, coffee, biscuits for
caregivers. Bring morning tea for your child.
Pilates classes, beginners to intermediate,
held Thursdays 6.15pm at Level 1, 334
Ponsonby Rd (3 Lamps end). Phone
0800 723 676.
Quasar Ensemble Group, We are looking
for retired people, no age limit, to join our
friendly amateur group. We play a variety of
music with a range of instruments. Chance
given for solos and duets etc. Meetings
fortnightly at the Pt Chevalier Homestead
Auditorium. Phone Elsie 836 3841 (after
Relaxing tai chi, Wednesday morning
classes at Ferndale House, Mt Albert.
Improve your balance, breathing and
flexibility. Two weeks free trial. Phone
Combined Probus Club, of Ponsonby
meets every third Tuesday of each month
at the Masonic Hall in Argyle St, Herne Bay.
Phone Peter 09 947 7794.
Welcome to Looking Back -- a spread of
historic photos courtesy of the Sir George
Grey Special Collections, Auckland
Libraries. For more information go to
Brand new: The main building of Ponsonby Primary School during its
official opening week in 1922.
Photo: REF AWNS-19221012-37-2
Day out: A group of visitors to Pt Chevalier Reserve in 1915.
Photo: REF 7-A11119
Park view: Looking across Princes St from Albert
Park towards the University of Auckland in 1922.
Photo: REF 1-W791
Any historic photos?
Mission house: The Mission of the Order of the Good Shepherd on
Greys Ave in 1928.
Photo: REF 4-8133
We'd like to see your historic photos. Email high resolution
copies of any pre-1960s photos you've got of Auckland land-
marks or events to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please
include a simple description of what is happening in the image,
your name, address and a daytime phone number.
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