Nor West News : January 19th 2012
www.nor-westnews.co.nz 6 NOR-WEST NEWS, JANUARY 19, 2012 NEWS 4 430 430692 4 6AA Based in Kumeu Ph 412 9207 or 027 644 3025 Do you suffer from... This is a non-manipulative therapy that Could Benefit You! Suitable for mums and babies Stress • Neck Pain • Back Pain • Headaches • Insomnia • Migraines • BIODYNAMIC CRANIAL SACRAL THERAPY +412 9507 UNDER 18 YRS? NO MATTER WHERE YOU'RE AT.. . HIGH SCHOOL, COURSE, WORK OR COUCH! CONTACT KUMEU DENTAL FOR FREE DENTAL CARE AND GIVE YOURSELF SOMETHING TO SMILE ABOUT! Health& well-beingAdvertising Feature Fun run for the whole family Gear up with ideas for a family fun run from Parakai to Helensville next month. The inaugural event is hosted by the Helensville Lions Club along with Tu Tangi Ora, Kaipara Col- lective on February 11. It starts at 2pm from Springs Rd, Parakai to River Reserve in Mill Rd, Helensville -- about 4.2km. Organisers encourage participants to enter as families, teams or individuals, dress up or down, walk, run or crawl to complete the course with spot prizes and certificates available. Registrations open from noon at Springs Rd and transport will be provided back to vehicles. Entertainment and festivities will be held at the reserve from 1pm with other activities including the community market and waka regatta. The event is held with the Running of the Roses Lions Club fundraiser. Tickets at Aquatic Park Parakai, Helensville Copy & Print or at www.event finder.co.nz. Mariner shares memories Jaap de Jong of Waimauku recounts his memories as a mas- ter mariner and pilot of large vessels in Euro- pean ports and water- ways at the Kumeu Combined Probus Club meeting on January 26. The group s first event for the year is from 10am in St Chads Church hall, Huapai. Probus provides inter- esting and friendly meetings for people over 55. Phone: Sue Manning on 412-7104. Do you want to home school your children? The Education Minis- try in association with Auckland Home Educ- ators Inc will guide parents or guardians through the legal pro- cess on January 25. Meet from 6.45pm to 9pm, in Mt Eden. Pre- registration is essential for admittance. Details at Auckland Home Educators on Facebook or The Exemption Process at eventfinder.co.nz. Learn the history of the Hauraki Gulf through a set of historic cruises this summer. The NZ Historic Places Trust Hauraki Committee and River- head Ferries are offer- ing ferry rides explor- ing the history of the Hauraki Gulf. The first series of cruises on January 28 and 29 takes passengers up the western Waitemata Harbour, following the old trade route charter- ed in the early 1900s. Guests will disem- bark at Riverhead Tav- ern and can enjoy lunch. The second series on February 11 and 12 will take passengers on a cruise to Rakino Island in the Hauraki Gulf where they can enjoy lunch on the island. Call Sue Wright on (07) 866-8039 for information or to book. Visit Voyager Maritime Museum these school holidays for fun and games reminiscent of good old days spent beside the seaside. Children can play quoits and skittles and a replicated coconut shy game or create their own puppet show. There s even the chance to dress in old fashioned costumes in front of a backdrop of a bygone era for photos. Build sandcastles in the giant sandpit, make a seaside post- card and feed and catch fish with the museum s bait catchers. Auckland residents children pay only $5 for activities and accompanying adults are free. Holiday activi- ties run this month from 10am to 4pm daily. Swing down to the Auckland Band Rotun- da on Saturday for the Scottish Cultural Festi- val. The event from 10.30am to 4pm is timely with the famous Scots poet and lyricist Robbie Burns who was born in 1759. Bring a picnic, tartan rug and lap up live music and entertainment. Listen to Newstalk ZB for cancellation with the rain date on January 28. Contact: Trevor Pollard on 817-8822, Tom Shiels on 483-6832 or Dave Small on 576-5985. Curvy creature: A stingray made of swamp kauri is one of a family displayed at Helensville's Art on Track Gallery. Stylish stingrays A new exhibition of swamp Kauri carvings has been extended due to its popularity at the Art on Track Gallery based at Helensville Railway station. Wendy Fraser's work, featuring a complete family of stingrays, will now show until January 29. The next display will be by Bev Burton from February 1to12. The gallery is open from 10am to 3.30pm. Call Lyn on (09) 420-8851. It's free and it's all good Amanda Lee: In charge of Kumeu Dental's purpose built clinic for young people. Young people are entitled to free dental treatment from Year 9 until they turn 18 under a government scheme -- irrespective of if they are studying or working, it s free! Kumeu Dental is proud to announce that the practice can now offer the free adolescent dental care as well as looking after the whole family under one roof. It is easy to enrol your child in it. All you have to do is make an appointment for an examination -- Kumeu Dental will take care of the rest, including the paperwork. If you are already enrolled at another den- tal practice, it s easy to transfer to Kumeu Den- tal.Kumeu Dental is a family orientated dental practice in attractively renovated premises which now include a pur- pose built clinic ready to see your child! A lot of thought has been put into the design of the surgery which features a tropical beach scene designed to create a welcoming and relaxing ambience for your child. The clinic is equipped with the latest in dental technology and uses only white fillings for all treatments. Amanda Lee joined the friendly team at Kumeu Dental to be in charge of the new clinic. Passionate about what she does, Amanda believes in helping our valued young patients look after and make the most of their smiles by spending the time and educating them to be dentally fit so their teeth will last a lifetime. A comprehensive den- tal examination will be carried out to assess den- tal decay, gum disease and any orthodontic needs. Particular focus is placed on dietary advice and oral hygiene. Located in the Kumeu Village shops, Kumeu Dental offers flexible appointment times. To make an appointment or receive further information, phone 412 9507.
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