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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
Marton Volunteer Fire Brigade open day
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
Electric Blanket Testing
Feilding Fire Station
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.
Makino Rotary Club Breakfast meeting
Feilding Civic Centre
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
Marton Young Farmers Bark up 2021
Entry is also now free for spectators, and $5 per dog
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!
Te Āhuru Mōwai, Wellington Road, Marton
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.
Manawatu Avicultural Society bird sale
Feilding Civic Centre
$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.
Rush Excavation Manawatu Offroad Racing Champs
Rush Excavation Race Park, 125 Kawakawa Road, Feilding
Gates open 8am, Racing from 10:30am
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tokomaru Community Hall Society Monster Garage Sale
Tokomaru Community Hall
Sale starts 8am
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: email@example.com or by phone 021 207 0114
Alliance Française Free Concert
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 021 207 0114
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