Northern News : February 13th 2013
23 NORTHERN NEWS, FEBRUARY 13, 2013 NEWS CENSOR'S CLASSIFICATIONS UNRESTRICTED FILMS: RESTRICTED FILMS: G PG Approved for General Exhibition Parental Guidance recommended for younger viewers M Suitable for mature audiences 16 years & over RP (AGE) Restricted to persons over the specified age unless accompanied by parent/guardian e.g. RP13, RP16 R (AGE) Restricted to person over specified age e.g. R13, R15, R16, R18 CINEMAS MAY REQUEST PROOF OF AGE ID FOR RESTRICTED FILMS TE AHU CINEMA Corner Church & South Roads KAITAIA Ph (09) 408 0519 Solo debut by pianist Rising star: Kate Sheldon performs her debut recital at the Turner Centre at Kerikeri on February 22. A fast-rising Kerikeri pianist is set to give her debut recital at the Turner Centre this month. Kate Sheldon, the 15-year-old daughter of Brett and Fleur Sheldon of Kerikeri will perform on February 22. Kate has distinguished herself quickly over the past two years, winning first place in several classes at the Northland Perform- ing Arts Society Competitions held annually in Whangarei s Forum North. She s also done well in the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music exams, gaining a distinction for her Grade 5 practi- cal pianoforte exam in 2012. This year she will sit Grade 5 Theory and afterward progress to Grade 6 practical. Kate be assisted in her solo recital by flautist Samantha McSweeney from Kerikeri. They will present a varied pro- gramme with items by Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Chopin, Granados and Canadian composer Eric Thiman, using the concert Steinway Grand in the main auditorium of the venue. Highlights of the programme will be Bach s first Prelude and Fugue from his well-known Well Tem- pered Klavier, two Chopin Mazur- kas and Granados s fiery Andalu- sia Spanish Dance No 5. Kate s teachers have been Sheralee Carpenter and Joanne Polglaze. The past two years she has studied with Larry Jenkins. She has also done a master class with Rae De Lisle and had lessons with De Lisle and Professor Ter- rence Dennis of Otago University s School of Music. Patrons will be seated on the stage so seating is limited. Tickets $5. Proceeds to The Ross Sea Fund. EVENTS BOIACS Craft Markets, Paihia War Memorial Hall, Williams Rd, Paihia. Feb 18, 19, 20, 23, 24. For info ph Bill, 407 7771 Talk about Bishop Pompallier, U3A Bay of Islands hosts Kate Martin, curator of Pompallier House. Feb18, 10.30 am at St John Ambulance Hall, Kerikeri Rd. Contact Margaret on 09 405 9411 or email u3a.bay.of.islands@ gmail.com Mainly Music, Feb 14, 9.15am. Contact Kerikeri Baptist Church, Rose 407 9814 or Michelle 407 8805. Kerikeri Striders, running and walking group for Sundays, meet at Kingston House 8am for an informal run/walk. Come along if you are a beginner or an experienced runner and find a route that suits you. Contact Jan on 021 0286 2707. H Factor, The Homestead presents a new karaoke competition. Heats on Feb 16, 23, March 2, 9, semifinals on March 16 and finals on March 23. Kerikeri/Kaeo Plunket, parenting workshops, introduction to solids, Feb 15, 10am-noon; toddlers challenging behaviour, Feb 22, 10am-noon; your active toddler, three sessions, Feb 28 and March 7 and 14. To book email toni.yarrow@ plunket.org.nz or call 021 144 5102. Mobile ear caravan, free, 9am-2.30pm and on Feb 14 at Kaikohe Community Clinic, outside Broadway Health, 8.30am-3.30pm. Family Fun Day, hosted by Lions Club of Waipapa and District, 10am on Feb 16 at Bay Sports, Harmony Lane, Waipapa. Kerikeri Bowling Club, twilight bowls, Friday evenings, 5pm. Bar facilities are available and bowls can be borrowed, flat shoes essential. Contact Keith 407 7607. Totara North fun day, supporting the community garden at the Totara North Hall, April 13, 10am-3pm. A fun community day with the opportunity for people to converge, network, enjoy some time and learn what is available in the community. Perhaps you have spare eggs, produce, plants, create artwork, knit, sew, make jewellery, have a cottage industry at home, have a business, promote what you do, clean out your shed, recycle or upcycle. Contact Anita Herbert 405 1720, Jan Holder 405 1655 to book a stall, $5 per trestle table. Waterfront festival, Mangonui, April 6 featuring local wine, food, art and entertainment -- a non-profit community event organised by Doubtless Bay Promotions. Mastercook competition,to be held at the Ocean and Orchard Wine and Food Festival, Feb 23 at the Domain Kerikeri. Juniors and seniors who love to cook can enter this fun competition. Cash prizes. See oceanand orchardfestival.co.nz for information and entry details. Farmers market, and natural crafts, Saturday, 9am-2pm at Taipa Area School hall and car park. Seaweek, March 2-10 March, theme is Healthy Seas -- Healthy People, and is run by NZ Association for Environment Education. Go to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cape Brett Challenge, April 27, three route options, 37km classic run which takes in the lighthouse, 17km Whangamumu loop run/walk and10km Kauri Ridge run/walk. Go to caprebrettchallenge.com. Talent quest, finals at the Be Free Family Day Out on Feb 24. Contact Claire on 09 407 1506 or 021 883 616, email@example.com for more information the programme. Ocean and Orchard, wine and food festival, Feb 23, 11am-6pm, Kerikeri Domain, the best of Northland's vineyards, cuisine, seafood, produce and musicians. Visit oceanandorchardfestival. co.nz, adults $20, youth $10, children free. Wet weather contingency venue The Turner Centre. Hokianga A&P Show, Broadwood, Feb 16. Northland Field Days, Dargaville, Feb 21-23, go to northlandfielddays.co.nz. Wild West Festival, Waimamaku, Hokianga, Feb 23, entertainment, market stalls, possum skinning, barrel throwing, lots of fun. Urban Country plays country rock in Waimamaku's main street. Admission free. Fishing competition, Captain Morgan 90 Mile Beach Snapper Bonanza, Aupouri Peninsula, Feb 26-Mar 2. Prizes include $30,000 for heaviest snapper and $10,000 for average weight snapper, over $130,000 worth of lucky draw prizes. snapperbonanza.co.nz. Te Houtaewa Beach Race, runs and walks, 90 Mile Beach, Aupouri Peninsula, March 23. Four races -- the 60km ultra-marathon, the 42km marathon and the 21km half-marathon run and half-marathon walk. Go to tehoutaewa.co.nz. Talent in Kerikeri Domain Be Free: Lilly and Nina perform at Be Free in 2012. The Be Free Family Day Out returns to the Kerikeri Domain on February 24. The free concert in the park is a celebration of some of Northland's best and brightest young talents as well as a day of dancing and music in the park. The talent quest finalists perform from noon, with dancers hitting the stage at 12pm and music going at 1pm. Alanah Hip Hop Dance Group will get the crowd moving and Far North musicians will play all day. Northland's favourite party band The Furious 3 and the Aliens are featured this year. Performances, vendor stalls and refreshments run from 11am till 4pm.
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