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MARTON FIRE BRIGADE OPEN DAY

On Saturday 10 April from 10am to 3pm, the Marton Volunteer Fire Brigade will be holding a Station Open Day. This free event will feature an array of fire trucks and specialist vehicles, activities for children, fire safety information, including a kitchen fire demonstrator, plus the opportunity to talk to brigade members. We will also be offering free electric blanket testing thanks to support from the Downs Group and there will be a sausage sizzle on site.For further information please contact Chief Fire Officer Kevin Darling 027 244 5407

DETAILS

Marton Volunteer Fire Brigade open day

10 April

10-3pm

CONTACT

Chief Fire Officer Kevin Darling 027 244 5407

 

ELECTRIC BLANKET TESTING

It’s time to make your home fire safe for winter with free household Electric Blanket Testing, this Saturday, 17 April between 10am and 2pm, at the Feilding Fire Station open day. For more information you can contact the Feilding Fire Station on 06 323 4166.

For further information on this event, please contact CFO John Bongenaar on 021 702 110 or the Palmerston North Fire Station on  06 353 2500

DETAILS

Electric Blanket Testing

17 April

10-2

Feilding Fire Station

CONTACT

063234166

 

MAKINO ROTARY CLUB

The Makino Rotary Club of Feilding is hosting a breakfast meeting on the 14 of April at the Feilding Civic Centre where Mayor Helen Worboys will be giving her “State of the district” address where she will outline her councils achievements, priorities and future plans. Come along from 7am for a cooked breakfast, tickets are $30 and can be purchased from Feilding Property Brokers. Funds raised will go to the Cactus Feilding Youth programme.

DETAILS

Makino Rotary Club Breakfast meeting

14/04/2021

Feilding Civic Centre

7am

$30 

 

MARTON YOUNG FARMERS BARK UP 2021 

Shepherds and huntaways will be taking the stage at the Apiti Tavern on the 17th of April from 4pm for the Marton Young Farmers Bark up 2021, competing for the best bark and agility. Cash prizes are up for grabs along with spot prizes, and a live auction for the Will to Live Charity. For competition entry contact 0277374687

DETAILS

Marton Young Farmers Bark up 2021

Apiti Tavern

17 April

4pm

Entry is also now free for spectators, and $5 per dog

CONTACT

0277374687

 

TE ĀHURU MŌWAI (THE NEW MARTON PLAYGROUND) - GRAND OPENING

The grand opening of Te Āhuru Mōwai (the new playground in Marton) is happening on Saturday 17th of April at 10am. It's a free event and the whole community is invited. There will be ribbon cutting, music, food carts, face-painting, sausage sizzle and a scavenger hunt. It will be fun for all ages and everybody is welcome!

DETAILS

Te Āhuru Mōwai, Wellington Road, Marton

17/04/2021

10am

Free

https://www.martondg.co.nz/

https://www.facebook.com/martonmdg

 

ANNUAL BIRD SALE

The annual bird sale held by the Manawatu Avicultural Society will be held in the Feilding Civic Centre on the 18 April from 8am-12:30pm. Everyone is free to come along and see these awesome birds from around the country. Entrance is $5 with Children under 15 free.

DETAILS

Manawatu Avicultural Society bird sale

Feilding Civic Centre

18th April

8am-12:30pm

$5 entry, under 15 free

 

RUSH EXCAVATION MANAWATU OFFROAD RACING CHAMPS

Offroad racers from across the north island go wheel-to-wheel vying for the Manawatu off road racing championship. In the Ruh Excavation Manawatu Offroad Racing Champs on the 24th April. Free to come and watch - great family day out.

DETAILS

Rush Excavation Manawatu Offroad Racing Champs

Rush Excavation Race Park, 125 Kawakawa Road, Feilding

24/04/2021

Gates open 8am, Racing from 10:30am

Free!

https://www.facebook.com/events/3343904705711380

 

TOKOMARU COMMUNITY HALL SOCIETY MONSTER GARAGE SALE

There is a Monster Garage Sale happening at Tokomaru Community Hall on the 24th of April from 8am. This is a fundraiser for the running of the Community Hall. Members of the public are very welcome to have a space to sell their wares. For more details or bookings find Tokomaru Community Hall on Facebook or email tokomaruhall@gmail.com

DETAILS

Tokomaru Community Hall Society Monster Garage Sale

Tokomaru Community Hall

24/04/2021

Sale starts 8am

https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=tokomaru%20community%20hall

 

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE FREE CONCERT

Alliance Française are holding a free community concert on Saturday 19 June in the Palmerston North City Library from 2pm to 8pm to celebrate the French national music Day called La Fête de la musique. They are looking for musicians/singers or bands who would be interested to perform for free. Anyone is welcome whether amateurs or professionals. Please contact Alliance Francaise on Facebook or email: info@french.org.nz or by phone 021 207 0114 

DETAILS

Alliance Française Free Concert

19th June

2-8pm

CONTACT 

info@french.org.nz or by phone 021 207 0114 

 

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