Nor West News : November 4th 2010
6 NOR-WEST NEWS, NOVEMBER 4, 2010 NEWS NATIONAL PARTNERS LOCAL SUPPORTERS eDay near you Carpark 2, Smales Farm Enter via Shakespeare Road Extension, North Shore Sat6Nov,9am--3pm If you were in the care of the State before 1992 and have concerns about your experiences .... You now have the chance to be heard, in confidence, by a panel of qualified people who will be visiting your area. Talking with the Panel will provide an opportun for you to share your concerns. The Panel will listen and where needed a tailored package of assistance can be offered. State care includes children's homes, foster ca the special education sector, health camps and other residential health facilities. For more information call our freephone: 0800 356 567 visit www.listening.govt.nz or write to us at PO Box 5939 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6145. are, Some memories never fade. CONFIDENTIAL LISTENING & ASSISTANCE SERVICE An independent agency supported by the Department of Internal Affairs AFF10067 nity ORGANIC HAIR STUDIO OMG! Haven't you heard about Riverhead's best kept secret? Call now to make an appointment! • Private Boutique Salon • Highly skilled Stylists • Ammonia free non-toxic colour • Full range of professional haircare products • Limited hours including late nights. Phone: 412 7199 www.wellintouch.co.nz Barrett Road, Riverhead Well in Touch Art colours gardens Artistic landscape: Willow Reach Lodge owner Jenny Arscott, centre, with artists Donna Massey and Bruce Ferguson who are exhibiting in this weekends's Kumeu Art in the Garden. Photo: CAROLYN THOMAS By CAROLYN THOMAS Art, gardens and food is lined up for this week- end. And it s all for a good cause. The second annual Kumeu Art in the Gar- den is on from 10am to 5pm daily. More than 80 artists will exhibit in four nor- west gardens. Proceeds go to Kumeu Community Patrol, Ku- meu Volunteer Fire Brig- ade and West Auckland Hospice. Willows Reach Lodge owners Jenny Arscott and Geoff Clarke are happy to host it again. Gardening has been high on their agenda since buying their empty Boord Cres section 16 years ago. I try to get in the gar- den most days, Jenny says. Most of the time I m head down working hard. But when you take people around that s when you see it. Itisrunasabedand breakfast as well as a v enue for weddings, photo shoots and tours. Among the highlights are a boat house, creek, jetty and a small animal farm include llamas, donkeys and chickens. They used to train the horses from Xena The Warrior Princess and Hercules here. A sunken horse arena was filled with water to create one of the ponds. We really enjoyed it last year, Jenny says. It s a really nice, informal way to display art. Displayed artwork will include paintings, sculp- tures, mosaic, glass art, carving, textiles jewel- lery and ceramics. There will be live music and poetry read- ings. Devonshire tea and other goodies will also be available. The event is supported by the New Zealand Art Guild. More than 800 visitors attended in 2009. Event organiser Gra- ham McIntyre hopes to raise $15,000. Visit www.kumeuart inthegarden.co.nz or the Kumeu Visitor Centre 412- 9886 for information or to buy tickets. Gardens are at 252 Boord Cres, 90 Waikoukou Valley Rd, 130 Muriwai Valley Rd and 1385 Coatesville Riverhead Highway.
November 11th 2010