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Tue-25-Oct-11 13:42

Inzpire Dance Company 'All The Lonely People'
For three nights only at the iconic Tauranga Art Gallery, Inzpire Dance Company takes you on a journey full of movement, sound, fashion and art ~ all inspired by the music of The Beatles. The show weaves together the Best of the Bay, and showcases the talent of our local dancers, designers, artists, and musicians - and will be a show not to be missed!
For three nights only: Thursday 23rd July, Friday 24th July and on Saturday 25th July.
VIP Tickets - $35 (includes preferential seating, and a complementary drink and nibbles on arrival)
Adults - $25
Students/Seniors - $18
So head down to the Art Gallery to book now, the Gallery is open daily from 10am - 4.30pm and is located at the Centre of Wharf and Willow Streets, downtown Tauranga.

Coastguard Maketu Distress Flare Demonstration
Day / Date: Monday 13th July
Time: Between 1900 – 2100hrs (7.00pm – 9.00pm)
Venue: Maketu Surf Club Beach Road Maketu
This is a distress flare demo for training purposes for the Rescue Boat crew and general public that wish to attend.
It will show what the flares look like when they have been activated.
Flares to be let off are:
- Parachute Red rocket
- Handheld Red
- Handheld Orange
For further details etc please contact Maketu Coastguard:

Julie Cross / 021 139 3598
Shane Beech – 027 5392930

The 200 Club Legacy Lunch 
Sign up to the 200 Club Legacy Lunch on August 7th to support Breast Cancer Support Tauranga.
Every year in the Bay of Plenty, there are approximately 200 women (and some men) diagnosed with Breast Cancer. It could be your family member, colleague, friend, or even ourselves. 
Breast Cancer Support Survice has been in force since 1991, offering advice, emotional support and comfort for those who have been in the same shoes and are trying to deal with it. There are a million and one different ways we can support and help, however everything does come at a cost...
Many community grant schemes and personal donations that have helped us continue for over twenty years and now we have our supporters club, THE 200 CLUB, a long term project to  help ensure we can provide light at the end of the tunnel for many years to come.
The 200 Club is a great way to get together and make a bigger impact on peoples lives with love and support so join The 200 Club today and enjoy:
- A membership certificate featuring your unique membership number
- An invitation the The Legacy Long Lunch to be held Friday 7th August 2015 at ASB Baypark
- A opportunity to network with other 200 club members
- An address from guest speaker Lotta Dann - author of 'Mrs D is going without' 
- Regular communications featuring stories of how your contribution has directly helped local women and our service.
If you want to join in a membership it costs $200 for the year and funds generated to this will be used for various projects and support programmes run by RCSS - many of which you can read about on their website!
http://www.breastcancerbop.org.nz/Support+Us/The+200+Club.htmlor or give them a call on 07 571 3346 or email support@breastcancerbop.org.nz  


The 200 Club Legacy Lunch on  Friday 7th August 2015 01:00pm - 04:00pm
Where: ASB Stadium Lounge, Baypark, 81 Truman Lane, Mount Maunganui
 
Diabetes Help Tauranga  
Interested in getting involved in World Diabetes Week activites? 
Our free diabetes network meetings in July can help you! 
22nd July at St Enoch's Church Hall, 16th Ave Tauranga at 2pm
29th July at St Andrew's Church, Oxford St Te Puke at 2pm
It's cold outside but Diabetes Help Tauranga can guarantee you a warm welcome! 
They supply with free information, support and advice for anyone who is in need! 
 Shaolin Kung Fu Monks 2015 
Bay Of Plenty Chinese Business & Commerce Association bring you the world renown Shaolin Kung Fu Monks!
On 9th of July at 7:00pm at Bethlehem College Performing Arts Centre you will be taken through a journey of traditional Monk dancing, a performance to remember!
Visiting New Zealand for the FIRST AND ONLY TIME playing just for you!  
Tickets Cost $25 per adult; $15 per child; $68 per family of 4 (up to two adults)
For ticket purchase head to http://www.bopcbca.nz/events OR purchase at Great Fun IT Accessories on 81 Devonport Road, Tauranga OR Oriental Charm Asian Supermarket on 62 Grey Street, Tauranga
If you wish to make a sponsor for the Shaolin Kung Fu Monks contact Victoria Han on 021 156 3338
 
The Young Innovator Awards 2015
The Young Innovator Awards is back for its 6th year, established to inspire a culture of innovation in the Bay of Plenty
The competition asks The Bay’s business community to come up with an idea for an innovative product or service with the winner of Young Professionals category taking home a prize of $8,500
For those thinking of entering into this category, YIA is holding two free workshops with The Bay’s innovation experts to help develop entry ideas into a winning submissions.
The two-part YIA Entries Workshop will be held on Mon 6th July (5.30-7.00pm, Ignition Workspace), facilitated by Venture Centre and Locus Research.
This year’s YIA theme is ‘Join the Legends’ and we invite entrants to follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s great innovators, from Einstein to Steve Jobs.
Idea can be an innovative product or service that you are working on as part of their job, or something outside work. It can be an idea which is well developed or a little thought in the back of your mind that you keep coming back to that you want to explore further.
Check out our past winners here for some examples of previous entries.
First workshop on Mon 22nd June offers: an introduction into the awards; how to articulate and research the market and problem and how to develop into an entry.
The second workshop on Mon 6th July will have our experts on hand to offer feedback on your entry and how make it into a winning submission.
Register for workshops here  or for more information about the awards visit www.yia.co.nz or call VentureCentre on 0800 000 577.
YIA is a collaboration between Priority One, Locus Research, Woods Creative & ExportNZ BOP.
 
Unravelling the Adolescent Brain
An educational seminar on why adolescents behave the way they do. Ideal for parents, caregivers, professionals and the wider community. Even if you only have younger children, they will all turn into adolescents before we know it - BE PREPARED!
St Thomas More School is hosting a presentation at Papamoa College on Tuesday 23rd June from 7 - 9.30pm.
Tickets are only $25 each and can be purchased here 
 
Kowhai Probus Club
If you live in the Bethlehem area and are retired or semi-retired, come along to the Kowhai Probus Club at Bethlehem. 
There is also a group that meets at the Tauranga Citizens Club (corner of Cameron Road and 13th Ave) on the first Friday of every month, commencing at 10am. Before and after morning tea, either club members or invited speakers talk on a variety of topics.
Members enjoy social events and outings which are held throughout the year.
On the second Tuesday of every month, members meet at 10.30am at various spots around the bay and there is also a film group which meets on the last Friday of each month to attend a film and a lunch.
For further information, please contact Secretary Joan Wilson on 563 2781 or Publicity and Liaison Officer Sid Pavett on 579 1093
 
THE 2015 LADIES LONG CHARITY LUNCH FOR TE ARANUI YOUTH TRUST AND GOOD NEIGHBOUR
You're invited to the 2015 Ladies Long Charity Lunch. A luxurious guilt free day of self-indulgence, entertainment, fine wine and cuisine.
Celebrate your fabulous-ness on July 3rd at Mount Maunganui’s ASB Baypark Stadium with an extra special treat of live music, guest speakers, fashion, manservants and shopping! Book your table today online at www.tayt.org.nz because you deserve it!
Fundraising for Te Aranui Youth Trust and Good Neighbour – proudly supported by MORE FM.
 
Kaimai School PTA & Kaimai Community Quiz Night
When: Friday 3rd July
Where: Kaimai Community Hall 
Time: Doors Open 6.30pm - Quiz starts 7pm
Tickets: $15 Per person (Teams of 6) 
Tickets are available from Sandi Lamert - ph. 027 572 6359 or the Kaimai School Office
BYO, Light supper, tea & coffee supplied
Pre book a sober driver
$10 single/$15 couple local, $20 per person to town
 
Support an Athlete, be a part of History!
In July 2015, 36 Athletes with intellectual disabilities will proudly represent New Zealand at the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2015 in Los Angeles! Help us help Justene Noyer get to Los Angeles by making a donation via the website. Justene is from Special Olympics Tauranga and will compete in Athletics. Please make a donation towards her fundraising at www.specialolympics.org.nz. Click on the 2015 World Summer Games button, click on Justene Noyer and select the 'Donate' button. Thank you!! 
 
Welcome Bay Markets
Are on the first Saturday of every month from 9am till midday at the Welcome Bay community centre. Cost of a stall is $5.00. The proceeds go back into the Community development projects run by the Welcome Bay Community Centre. There is always an opportunity for local community groups to run a sausage sizzle as a fundraiser (BYO BBQ). The stall holders are a mixture of regulars and casuals and include a natural medicine stall, clothing, seeds, plants, art, coffee, knick-knacks, Jewellery, worm fertiliser and many others who turn up on the day. We have a local band performing on the day. The market is a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and old and find a bargain.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
 
Waipuna Hospice Shop
If your walls are buckling and your cupboards are bulging, perhaps it’s time for a sort out? Waipuna Hospice shops are seeking donations of good quality household items and furniture that you no longer have need for. Goods that are clean, in working order, and have some value will be gratefully received.  You can take them to the Shop Depot at Unit G, 4 Brook Street (behind the Fraser Street Shop) or phone 571 5083 for free pick-up. Waipuna Hospice Shops, turning second hand goods into first class care.
 
Monthly meeting of Zonta International Tauranga
Held the second Monday of the month commencing at 5.30pm at Mount Maunganui Club, corner Totara and Kawaka Streets, Mount Maunganui. Visitors and new members welcome. Enquiries 027 5333 501 or 5792 335.
  
Monthly meeting of the National Council of Women, Tauranga
Held on the second Thursday of the month at the Salvation Army Community Centre, 51 Fifth Ave, at 7.15p.m. Organizational representatives or individual members welcome. Enquiries to  5792 335.          

Tauranga Citizens Advice Bureau
Do you have a few hours a week to spare, why not volunteer with the Tauranga Citizens Advice Bureau. Volunteers give free confidential and impartial information, advice and support. If this sounds like you please call Kim on 578 1596 for more information and an application form.

Tauranga Miniature Railway
- Operates every Sunday at Memorial Park from 10 til 4
- Train rides are just $1 or $10 for a 12 ride concession ticket

Justice of the Peace Service Centres
These centres used to be known as JP Clinics, currently there are 14 of them serving the wider Western Bays area. Each of these Centres is open for 2 hours or so per week to enable members of the public to drop by for any service that can be performed by a JP. We have found that many people prefer to use these Centres rather than make an appointment to visit a JP in their home
MONDAY
10:00 am - 12:00 noon  Bayfair Shopping Centre, Management Office.
TUESDAY
10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 11:00 am - 01:00 pm at Te Tuinga Whanau, 190 Chadwick Road, Greerton and Mount Mainstreet Centre.
WEDNESDAY
09:00 am - 11:30 am , 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon at the Citizens Advice Bureau, Hamilton Street,  Te Puna School and the Papamoa Library.
THURSDAY
09:00 am - 11:30 am , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 11:30 am - 01:30 pm , 12:00 noon - 03:00 pm  Citizens Advice Bureau, Hamilton Street , Te Puke Anglican Church , Tauranga Ethnic Council, Historic Village and the Welcome Bay Community Centre.
FRIDAY
12:00 noon - 02:00 pm , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 11.30 am -  1.30.pm at the Tauranga Library, NZ Room
Katikati Resource Centre, Tauranga RSA, Greerton, Bethlehem Community Church, 183 Moffatts Road and the Mount Manganui Library.
                          
SAVING  SPECTACLES
Don't throw your old glasses away!
Spec Savers in Devonport  Rd  are now saving your old glasses - they collect them then pass them on to the Greerton Lions Club.
They in turn gather them up then send them to Auckland where they are cleaned and indexed. Then  N.Z. optomotrists take them to the Paicfic Islands where they can be passed on to those in need. The glasses you no  longer require may well be exactly what the visiting optomotrists has
prescribed. This is an on going project. Old glasses are welcomed at Spec Savers or any member of the  Greerton Lions Club.

Donate $4 to The 4 good charitable trust and 100% of your monthly donation will go to the charity of choice for the month. Sign up and donate your $4 now at 4good.org.nz
We love helping out NZ charities, but sometimes it's hard to choose who to help. That's why we created 4good. With a new charity every month it's easy to spread the love! Get amongst it at www.4good.org.nz
Dan and Sheldon from 4 Good have been busy spreading the word about how feel good '4 good' is.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeQYTIdHdEg&feature=youtu.be
      
TURNING POINT TRUST
(07) 5786934  (ask for Noeline)
17th Ave, Historic Village
Awesome Clothing Sale!
Only $2 for a Large Bag. You Pick! All Good Quality!
Men’s Summer & winter Shoes, Sheets, Women’s All Sizes, Bags, Duvets, Kid’s All Styles, Hats, Bedspreads, Accessories, Cushions.
TIME – 9am-11:30am.
1st & 3rd Thursday of each month.
 
 

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