Summer in Paradise Quiz night, Friday 12th March 2021

The Heart of Manakau Proudly Presents Summer in Paradise Quiz Night

Date: Friday 12 March 2021

Time 7.30 start

Location: Manakau Bowling and Sports Club. Corner of Honi Taipua and Mokena Kohere Streets

Cost: $10 per person

Teams: Maximum of 12 teams with 5 per team. If you don’t have 5 we can help you make up a team on the night. Please make sure you register as we were at our maximum at our last quiz night.

Register your team by contacting Kimbal 029 835 1215 or 36 26 395,

Refreshments: The Bowling club bar will be open. Light snack food will be served during the evening

The MDCA will be running raffles during the evening with all funds raised being used by the MDCA for projects that benefit the community

Please support your community by entering a team.

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Sand Sculpture Day 25 January 2021

There was a great turnout for the Sand Sculpture event on Anniversary Day 2021. (17 photos) There were contributions from many, ranging from little kids making their own sandcastles to small groups and family groups creating elaborate sculptures. Even the Corona Virus made an appearance (but safely, thank goodness 😎). It was fun for all!

Te Waka o Maui prizewinners.
Te Waka o Maui prizewinners.

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Sports Day Friday 01 January 2021

The weather obliged with a second fine day, enjoyed by well over 100 people at Hank Edwards Reserve. Sports Day was ably MCed by Dominic Hayden and again numerous volunteers sorted out equipment, helped competitors to the starting line, judged winners and handed out prizes, while others staffed the sausage sizzle and drinks stand.

Many thanks to all competitors, supporters and volunteers.

Four photos below are by Barry Jordan. See his wonderful Waikawa Sports Day 2021 photos album for more.

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Photos from Boat Day Thursday, 31 December 2020

The weather was actually great for Boat Day 2020 with blue skies and sunshine.

At least 100 people and 40 boats were part a fun and enjoyable day, ably MCed by Dominic Hayden and run by numerous volunteers.

Many thanks to all volunteers and participants.

For astonishingly good photos see Barry Jordan’s Flickr album: Waikawa Boat Races 2020. Three of his photos appear below.

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