Here’s a bit of light-heartedness to brighten up these times of gloomy news. Contributed by Lesley-Anne Walker: Winning entry Boat race 2014. How many of the folks in this photo can you name? Can you find yourself?
The Heart of Manakau Proudly Presents
Autumn in Paradise
Manakau Quiz Night
Date: Friday 27th March 2020
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 or email@example.com
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. Regards Kimbal McHugo
Quiz Night March 2020 flyer. (63 KB PDF) Same info as above but with better layout and formatting.
The country’s whitebaiting rules are set to change in an effort to save the four species currently threatened or at risk of extinction.…
Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage. … said there were no plans to introduce a licensing system for recreational fishers or a ban on the commercial sale of whitebait within New Zealand.
But the changes do recommend phasing out the export of whitebait.
Consultation and public meetings will be held through until 2 March and final decisions will be made later this year.
Many thanks to Lesley-Anne Walker for these additional Boat Day 01 January 2020 photos. There was quite a crowd!
Yoga session with teacher Julie Donaldson: Sunday 19 January 2020, 9 am at the platform overlooking the river at Hank Edwards Reserve. Bring a mat and $10. All welcome. Depends on weather. Arrive a few minutes ahead of time.
This was organised by folks on the Waikawa Beach Facebook page.
A heap of people turned out to sand sculpture day and there were quite a few very creative efforts. Afterwards the little kids got to dig in the sand for prizes. Many thanks to chief judge, John Hewitson and his assistants Debra Betts and Pat O’Sullivan.
There are loads of photos so most won’t be available in the automatic email that goes out. Visit the post online to see them all. Thanks to Debra for many of the photos, Blair for the excellent drone shots and Miraz for a couple of extra photos.