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EcoWest Festival

Thursday 30/03/2017

Auckland has a wonderful setting and climate. We can grow and live with Nature in the nation's largest city. The EcoWest Festival has a programme of 100 events that show us the riches of our own backyard. Learn, share and be entertained by a month of good news about our environment.

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Stories Beyond Refuge

Thursday 02/02/2017

One of the most compelling sculptures at the 2017 Sculpture on the Gulf Exhibition on Waiheke Island was a work by Tiffany Singh, developed in partnership with the Auckland Resettled Community Coalition.

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Community Notices

Eco-West Festival

Saturday 11/03/2017


Saturday 11 March - Sunday 9 April 2017

Locations across Waitakere Ranges, Henderson-Massey and Whau Local Board areas.

Family bike rides and guided walks learning about butterflies, the natural wonders of your backyard, composting and growing vegetables, reducing household waste and identifying weeds.  It’s all part of EcoWest a learning and entertaining festival of 100 events. There’s plenty of fun to be had with the Down and Dirty Rooftop Party at Lopdell House and the Green Effect Comedy Show featuring Te Radar, Penny Ashton, Pax Assadi and Brendon Green.  Get with the programme here

Seniors Social

Friday 10/02/2017

Selwyn Seniors meet on Fridays at 9.15am for fun activities and light exercise. $3 includes morning tea.
Get going Fridays to St.Pauls in the Park, 141 Chapel Road, Flat Bush.

Ukelele Basics

Thursday 09/02/2017

Learn Ukelele at the Blockhouse Bay Community Centre, every Monday at 11.30am.

Perfect for beginners.  For more info call the office on 626.4980.

Did you hear the one about the Irish Club

Friday 10/02/2017

Open Mic Night at the Auckland Irish Club happens every second Friday of the month from 8pm till late. Your chance for some great craic at the club in Fowlds Park, Rocky Nook Avenue, Morningside. For more information phone 09. 846 7747, 027 625 9408 or email


The Joy of Dance

Tuesday 14/02/2017

Dance 4 Us is a drop-in movement therapy programme for adults with special needs. Tuesdays 1.30-2.30pm, Pearce Hall, 1 Pearce Street (behind Onehunga Community Centre) and Fridays 11am-12pm, MPHS Hubwest, 27 Corban Ave, Henderson. Learn more at

Once Upon a Time ...

Friday 10/02/2017

Free Mandarin storytime happens every Friday at 11am at the Epsom Community Library, 195 Manukau Road, 195 Manukau Road.

Triple Score

Monday 13/02/2017

The Mt. Albert Scrabble Club meets Monday nights from 7pm at the Mt. Albert Bridge Club Rooms.  All levels are welcome.  Phone Liz on 027 6276089 or Judy on 6266390 for more information.

Enjoy a Highland Fling

Tuesday 14/02/2017

Scottish country dancing is held every Tuesday at 7.30pm in the All Saints Community Centre, 30 Cook St, Howick.  No partner required, just soft-soled shoes.  Enjoy a Highland Fling next Tuesday!


Saturday 11/02/2017

What could be more rewarding than Laughter Yoga?  Enjoy the exercise followed by a brief meditation at the Highland Park Community House 10.30-11.30am every Saturday. $5 entry.


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