Western Leader : December 7th 2010
23 WESTERN LEADER, DECEMBER 7, 2010 NEWS 3344855AA New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine Choose a new career in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine! Bachelor Of Health Sciences: BHSc (Chinese Medicine) 4 years BHSc (Acupuncture) 3 years BHSc (Chinese Herbal Medicine) 3 years At the New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine Auckland (Greenlane) or Christchurch • Internationally recognised • Supportive learning community • Complete clinical training • NZQA approved & accredited • Student loans and allowances • School leaver welcome! Enrolment starts now for Feb 2011 Check it all out at our next free WELLNESS DAY: Saturday 18th December 1.00 - 4.30 pm (Ring and book for a free acupuncture treatment) Ph 09 580 2376 or visit www.chinesemedicine.ac.nz or 321 Great South Road, Greenlane. 3073647AJ Be Inspired! Our friendly and experienced tutors will support you all the way! We offer: • Business Administration & Computing • Small Business Management • MYOB® Training (Mind Your Own Business) • PracTESOL® (Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages) The place to learn Te wãhi akonga Practical Education Institute is an NZQA registered Private Tertiary Establishment Learn new skills without leaving your home or workplace! Education that works for you! Freephone 0800 22 55 97 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Text your name to 5353 Visit www.pei.ac.nz ENROLLING NOW FOR 2011 3239007AD Education& trainingAdvertisi Feature GUIDELINES To be included, contact us at least two weeks before your event. Call us on 836-9307, email email@example.com, or write to What's On Guide, PO Box 21167, Henderson. This section is for community groups, charities and non- profit organisations providing free or low- cost events only. NOTICES Toastmasters, learn public speaking. December 9, Kelston Community Centre, 7am-8.20am, phone Paul 027-291-7989. December 14, Lincoln Green Motor Hotel, 6.50am-8.20am, phone Ernst 021-140-5415. Christmas Wonderland,at Corban Estate Art Centre, Henderson. December 8 to 24. 6.45pm to 9.30pm. Visit Santa and his elves, walk through Mrs Claus' house and see Rudolph and his mates at the North Pole. Kids, bring your letter to post to Santa. Outdoor Christmas celebration, December 11, 1pm, at Rosebank Peninsula Church, corner of Rosebank and Orchard roads. Brass band music, afternoon tea. Phone 828-8559. Market, Avondale Community Centre, December 11, 9am- 1pm. Buyers and sellers welcome. Phone 828-3302. Children's Christmas gift making, a free event where children can come and make gifts for their families. December 11, West Wave Recreation Centre, 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson. Parents must register their children for the morning (9am- 11.30am) or afternoon session (12.30pm-3pm). Children must be accompanied by an adult. Donations of items welcome. Volunteers needed to assist. Contact Auckland Council 301-0101. Free sports camps,in December and January for 11 to 13-year-olds and 14 to 18-year-olds. Soccer, badminton and basketball, at Lynfield Recreation and Youth Centre. Contact Simon Wilson 627-1642. Presentation, NZ Healing Association, December 11, 7pm-10pm, The X Factor Christmas special. Come for information and to share the occasion. At the Horticultural Hall, 990 Great North Rd. For more information phone Julian 021-206-8759. Open meditation evening, December 12, Titirangi, 7.45pm. All welcome. Contact Angela for details 817-8738. Carol Fest with the Kumeu Brass Band, December 12 at Henderson Baptist Church, Great North Rd, at 6pm. Contact 836-9900. Roast dinner and movie night, December 12, Ryders Theatre, Avondale. Speaker is Winston Peters. Limited seats, for bookings phone 833-8011. Speedway, next meeting at Rosebank Speedway, December 12, 1pm. North Island solo championships. Side cars, midgets. Contact 021-110-3085. AGM, Ghanaian Association. December 12, 6.30pm, Western Springs Garden Community Hall, Great North Rd, Pt Chevalier. All members invited to elect new officers. RSVP to ghanassoc@ gmail.com. Open day, Kenley Waterski Club, December 12, noon. Taipari reserve, end of Tiakata Rd, Te Atatu Peninsula. Have a go at waterskiing, cost $5. All gear provided, just bring togs or wetsuit. GenderBridge meeting, December 14, 7.30pm, 2 Pompallier Tce, Ponsonby. A network through regular meetings and social functions for all transgender people including cross dressers. Phone 0800 TG HELP (0800 844 357) www.gender bridge.org. Everyone is welcome to these meetings which are held every second Tuesday of the month. Meeting, west Auckland Aglow. December 14, 9.15am- noon. Speaker Maynard Rutherford. Henderson Baptist Church, 319 Great North Rd. Inquiries, Ethel, 838-9236. Support group, for family and carers of those with mental illness, next meeting December 14, 1pm-2.30pm. Meets second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Challenge TrustWest Mobile Services, 6A Paramount Drive, Lincoln. Contact Nicki 839-7301. Luncheon, for those who've lived in the King Country, 11am-3pm, December 15, at Avondale RSA. Phone Jill, 835-1107. Gala, The Great Green Bay Gala, December 18, 10am to 1pm, in conjunction with the Green Bay Boutique Craft Market at the Green Bay Community House (behind New World), 1 Barron Drive. Activities for the kids, food and more. Lolly run, December 19, Titirangi Volunteer Fire Brigade will start its annual lolly run at 9am, covering South Titirangi Road area then travelling through French Bay, Wood Bay and Green Bay, Kaurilands area and finishing off in the Titirangi Village at about 1pm- 2pm. Thanks to Mike Carter from the Titirangi Pharmacy for donating the lollies. Boredom buster, free fun for primary school children (years 1 to 6), December 23, 10am- 4pm. Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd, 6 Moire Rd, Massey. Games, activities, crafts. Bring your own lunch. Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please register, numbers limited. Phone 832-5998. Bowls, Portage Indoor Bowling Club, Portage Rd, New Lynn, are playing indoor bowls every Tuesday in December 2010, and January 2011, starting 11am. Bring your lunch, and enjoy. For more information contact Norma on 828-4858. Tennis for adults, beginners and experienced players, Thursday evenings 7.00pm to 9.00pm Glen Eden Tennis Club, 42 Glendale Rd, Glen Eden. $5 per session per person. One hour coached fitness and tennis skills and one hour fun non-competitive tennis games. Tennis rackets provided. Bring sports shoes. Phone Colin 836-5345. Titirangi Fitness Walkers, walk for one hour at 6pm every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from Titirangi Library and Wednesdays from Green Bay shops. Friendly, non- competitive group who don't take themselves very seriously -- we would love to see new members. Phone Louise 817-7455. Car boot sale and sausage sizzle, last Saturday of each month, 8am to noon, Avondale RSA carpark, 7 Layard St. $10 per space. Both buyers and sellers are wanted. Phone 828-2344. Green Fingers get free training Kam Naidu: Horticulture tutor with extensive knowledge and experience. Whether you are a home gardener, lifestyle block owner, or just looking for a career in horticulture, the horticulture pro- gramme run through Open Polytechnic will help you achieve your goals. A free eight month part-time programme provides the basic know- ledge to those keen on growing successful plants. Courses offer a good mix of theory and practice, leading to the National Certificate in Horticulture Level 2. By joining the prog- ramme, students reap the benefit of a fantastic combination of distance learning with the assist- ance of a dedicated and experienced training facilitator, who will pro- vide regular support, workshops and tutorials to make the information more relevant. The programme covers plant botany, propa- gation, soils, amenity horticulture and crop protection along with the safe use of horticultural chemicals. Field trips, weekly tutorials and monthly workshops are ideal for fitting in with other commitments. Tutor Kam Naidu has a wide ranging inter- national background. He was a senior lecturer in crop science at the National University of Fiji and has also worked and taught in Australia and Samoa. His special interests include crop production, agronomy, crop protection and hor- ticultural research. Kam is always available to assist when needed. Enrolments for 2011 are open now and will close by December 10. Students can start their courses during the Christmas break if they choose. There are no minimum qualifications for enrolment for stud- ents aged 20 and up, and the courses are fully subsidised so there is no cost to students. Vacancies are limited, phone Kam on 021 0240 1136 or email kam@horti culture-programme.co.nz.
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