Northern News : December 19th 2012
8 NORTHERN NEWS, DECEMBER 19, 2012 NEWS Purchase either NZ0571 or NZ0572 and receive a pair of CZ stud earrings (RRP. $37) absolutely FREE. Free earrings NZ0571 $189 $149 SAVE $40 Princess cut blue CZ ring Purchase this gorgeous pearl necklace and receive a pair of pearl stud earrings absolutely FREE. Free pearl studs Free matching earrings Purchase the Mystic Topaz ring and receive a FREE pair of matching earrings. NZ0515 $899 Mystic fire topaz and diamond ring Per week $7.47 All jewellery 9ct gold. Keoghans Showcase Jewellers 66 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri. Phone: 09 407 7424 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Plus FREE CZ studs with every silver ring or pendant purchased over $149 (while stocks last). NZ0572 $229 $179 SAVE $50 Emerald cut lavender CZ ring Only at 5070324AA GREAT GIFT IDEAS OR JUST TREAT YOURSELF Stunning Painted Pots Funky Colours Bonfire Orange Something Different Glazed Pots Huge Range Tuscan Pots Quality Tezzazzo Square and Rectangle Pots LARGE RANGE, STUNNING COLOURS -- VARIETY OF SHAPES WE IMPORT DIRECT SO YOU CAN SAVE! Christmas Hours Christmas Day Closed Boxing Day and New Years Day 9am -- 4pm All other days normal hours 8.30am -- 5pm 4kms North of Taipa on State Highway 10 Ph: 09 406 0813 www.rolgc.co.nz Lots to do at the Kaikohe Show Slip, slop, slap and come to where town meets country on January 12, at the Kaikohe Show- grounds and Equestrian Centre on the corner of State Highway 12 and Ngawha Springs Rd. This is a chance to showcase your talent. New to the show is the Feed Bag and Baling Twine to Wearable Art Showcase scheduled for noon at the main stage. For entry forms email email@example.com. nz or phone Margaret- anne on 09 405 2212. Also new this year is a home-made cheese sec- tion which is being judged by well-known cheese maker and author Jean Mansfield. Amid the chatter and laughter the usual rural noises will be heard as the annual equestrian and livestock compe- titions take place. The indoor compe- titions of floral, veg- etable, home crafts, bak- ing and photography will be on display. There is a menagerie of animals and educational displays in the small animals and rare breeds shed. Artist Chris Wilkie will be there flicking his paint brushes around. Chris painted the mural on the Jack Morgan Museum at Hukeranui. And check out the scarecrow and garden in a wheelbarrow compe- titions. There are classes for children including mak- ing Lego pieces, baking and floral creations. Sit under the shady trees and tap your feet to the sounds of the Hoki- anga Country Music Club or practise Billie s Angels line dances. TOP ENTERTAINMENT FOR EWE The Grand National Sheeplechase presented by Sheep-N- Show will be holding three sheep races during the course of the day. Other attractions are a mechanical bull ride and a Segway challenge course plus an array of kids' amusement rides, shearing events, dog trials, sideshows, commercial and trade sites. Vintage machinery and cars will be on display, with plenty of refreshments to abate hunger pains and quench the thirst. The Grand Parade will take place at 3pm. Show schedule of classes and entry forms can be downloaded on ras. org.nz, find Kaikohe A&P Show and click on 'more info' or you can contact the secretary, Margaret, on phone 09 401 2400. Those keen to have a commercial or trade site should contact Alan 09 401 0011 or Roger 09 401 1939. Public gates open at 9am, entry fee $7 per adult (15+). Free for 14 years and under when accompanied by an adult. Free parking. IN BRIEFH d1 Pool open Get in the swim. This summer Ahipara Primary School is trialling the opening of the pool to the community. Sharlah Motu has been employed as the pool supervisor and will be opening the pool for pass holders and casual swimmers five days a week. Season passes for four whanau members at $50 per pass can be purchased from the school office. Sharlah will start the season tomorrow. Casual daily swims are available for $3. Musical fun day at Maihi Park A fun day is planned at Maihi Memorial Park in memory of all whanau on January 27. The park will be the focus of all cultures and musical styles this sum- mer. A special invitation is extended to all the horn section players to come blow the cobwebs away -- all ages. A backing band can be provided. A $2 donation is re- quested. There ll be a barbecue, drinks and pre-sold hangi. Get your orders in by January 20. This will be an alcohol- free event. A new pa trust will be formed in 2013 that will steer the Kaikohe pa project to completion. The Maihi Memorial Parks Charitable Trust also plans an annual event to attract tourists -- a full scale mock war of Pakeha and Maori combined attacking the pa. We will create history from the stories told by our forefathers of pa wars -- your marae may want to use this facility for such an event, tru- stee Willie Maihi says.
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