Western Leader : February 16th 2012
www.westernleader.co.nz 5 WESTERN LEADER, FEBRUARY 16, 2012 NEWS ...does your environment matter? Visit the Olympic Park Sustainability Trail, and the RCN e-Cycle Electronic Waste Collection Site, plus check out the displays and information during EcoFest 2012 - a community celebration of the environment and sustainable living, presented by EcoMatters Environment Trust and supported by Auckland Council. EcoFest 2012 Saturday 4 February - Friday 2 March 2012 Full calendar of events can be found at: www.ecomatters.org.nz Big day: Gavin Stott and Kylie McLachlan tied the knot at Piha Beach on January 20. The Waimauku couple met through friends and have been together for five years. Mr Stott proposed during a surprise helicopter trip over the Huka Falls while they were on a fly- fishing trip. The wedding ceremony was held in north Piha and the reception was at the bride's parents' house in Swanson. Newborn: Isabelle Forbes-White was born at Auckland Hospital on January 26 weighing 3.4kg. Her parents Stephen Forbes and Teresa White from New Lynn say she's doing fine. Happy day: Graeme and Trish Booth are getting set to celebrate 40 years of marriage on February 26. The Laingholm couple tied the knot in 1972 at Mangere's Selwyn Church. They went on to have three daughters and are now the proud grandparents of four grandsons and two granddaughters. Community donation: The Kumeu Z gas station has donated $5000 between four Auckland charities. Customers were able to vote for which charities would receive the money. They were Hospice, Community Patrol, Foundation for Youth Development Waitakere and the Kumeu Fire Station. From left: Nor-West Community Patrol's Graham Attwood, West Auckland Hospice chief executive Barbara Williams, Z ambassador Zel Seputich, Z food and coffee manager Sharon Flynn, Foundation for Youth Development Waitakere's Jane Edwards and Waitemata Fire Area senior station officer Mike Barrett. Birthday: Te Atatu Peninsula Probus celebrated its 10th birthday this month. Past presidents Sylvia Shopland, Heather Mee, Jill McMillan, Judy Horder, Lyn Cullington were on hand to help president Warren Mee cut the cake. Photo opportunity: Ella and Ryan Green, aged 6 and 3, of Te Atatu Peninsula met Prime Minister John Key at the Big Gay Out. The event was held at Pt Chevalier's Coyle Park on Sunday. Welcome to our Milestones feature. You're all welcome to contribute. It might be a birthday, graduation, baptism, birth, wedding or anniversary. Per- haps you've just learned to ride a bike, retired or been promoted -- you name it and we could be interested. Send your photos with names, dates and further details to firstname.lastname@example.org or post them to The Editor, Western Leader, PO Box 21-167, Henderson.
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