Western Leader : November 12th 2010
2 WESTERN LEADER, NOVEMBER 12, 2010 NEWS Brunch for two at Ph 835 0070 Alderman Dr, Henderson Voted best Restaurant 2010 by Western Leader readers www.thefalls.co.nz Send your completed crossword, name & phone number to: WESTERN LEADER - CROSSWORD, P.O. Box 21167, Henderson The first correct entry drawn 17/11/2010 will win brunch for two at The Falls. The winner will be notified by phone. WIN WIN Last Weeks Winner: Lou Haig Te Atatu Peninsula Office Ph 837 0340 Fax 837 1760 Editor Claire Haynes email: edwl@snl co nz Sales Manager Julie Cooper email: julie cooper@snl co nz Circulation Ph 525 2022 Fax 580 1648 email: email@example.com Classifieds Ph 525 2100 Fax 580 1643 email: firstname.lastname@example.org 66,735 Audited Circulation (ABC Jan-Dec '09.) 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NORTH HARBOUR BIG TREE Co www.nhbigtrees.co.nz 774 Dairy Flat Highway (4.5km north of Albany Village) Cash and Car ry only All prices include GST EVERGREENS NATIVE DECIDUOUS 1000s to choose from LOW COST PLANTING AND DELIVERY AVAILABLE PHONE (09) 415-7373 Hours: Weekdays 8am-5pm Saturday 9am-4.30pm Sunday 9.30am-4pm Swim racers win ribbons All good: Arohanui students Mitchell Richards, Sean Sullivan, Blair Rowling and Ashwant Naidu with their ribbons from the Special Olympics aquatic event at West Wave. Running races, backstroke and freestyle were some of the aquatic events students took part in at the Special Olympics ribbon day last week. Around 80 students from around Auckland competed in races at West Wave in Hen- derson. Those who finished an event received a ribbon for their achievement. Arohanui School along with Te Atatu Intermediate had 21 athletes taking part and col- lected a total of 70 ribbons on the day. Oakland Special School sent three swimmers to the event and their competitors won nine ribbons. Organiser Mel Giles says the day was a huge success thanks to the number of people helping out. The day ran so smoothly with all the volunteers helping out all the teachers and students from the special and mainstream schools, she says. From here they can move on to the club ribbon day which sets them up for the nationals, Ms Giles says. Efficient meeting It was an efficient and quick outing for the Whau Local Board when they met for the first time this week. The only issue to resolve was how to correctly pronounce the name Whau. Derek Battersby, Kathryn Davie, Cath- erine Farmer, Lily Ho, Duncan McDonald, San- dy Taylor and Jack Weir were all sworn in as members of the new Whau board at the Avon- dale Community Centre on Monday. Mr Battersby was elected unopposed to become chairperson. He is a former Waitakere City councillor. Mr MacDonald was chosen as deputy chair- person, also unchal- lenged. Only one major speech was delivered by a board member, Mr Battersby, who kept it short -- only 496 words. He reminded everyone at the inaugural meeting that we are all paddling the waka up the Whau . Deputy mayor Penny Hulse and fellow Auck- land councillor Noelene Raffills were at the meet- ing along with local MP David Cunliffe. Snag big prizes in fishing comp The Titirangi RSA is the place to be when anglers start bringing in their catches from the annual Manukau Monster fishing con- test on November 14. An early-morning and late afternoon high tide will give competitors a good shot at the $2000 prize for the heaviest fish weighed in at the west Auckland venue. With a total prize pool exceeding $10,000 and entries limited to 250 people, around half the contestants will walk away happy. Anglers can take their weighed fish home but Titirangi club members will fillet the remaining fish and distribute the food through their welfare service with all profits going back to the community. Entering the contest costs $35. Call the RSA on 817-6415. Treasure hunt in your community Violence Free and Com- munity Waitakere are teaming up to hold a treasure hunt in McLaren Park this Saturday. The event will start at 10am at Bruce McLaren Intermediate School and will end with a picnic at 1pm. Violence Free Waita- kere spokeswoman Elaine Dyer says the idea behind the treasure hunt is to help local people connect with each other and foster a sense of community. This is something we want to do throughout west Auckland, she says. But McLaren Park and Henderson South is the first area we re doing it in. The event will involve groups making their way around different routes in the suburb attempting to find undiscovered treasures. Stations will be set up to give participants an activity to help them learn more about the specific service, area, garden or club. The team that visits the most activity stations will go into the draw to win a full day bus trip visiting the sights and sounds of the Waitakere Ranges. Call Rebecca Koteka- George at the McLaren Park and Henderson South Community Initiative on 021-722-293 for more information and to register your team.
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