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July 2014 Events

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On the last friday of each month Waiheke Local will review the upcoming events for the month ahead. For this upcoming month we see the start of the school holidays and the opening of the new library. Please let us know if your event is not listed and we will be more then happy to include it. A full list of the events over the next few months can also be viewed on our events page. Let’s get started..

July 2nd

1. Matariki on the Move – Mana Waka


Mana Waka is a feature-length documentary, directed by Merata Mita in 1990. It was made from footage shot by RGH Manley between 1937 and 1940. Princess Te Puea Herangi commissioned the building of three large waka taua for the 1940 centennary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. Black and white footage follows the long, slow, unfolding of the construction of the waka. The spiritual element of this work is evident in the film. The soundtrack was specially composed for the silent footage.The Film duration: 1hr 19m. Matariki on the Move is a series of events across Auckland, proudly brought to you by Auckland Council.

Event Name: Matariki on the Move – Mana Waka
Event Date: Wednesday 2nd July
Event Location: Piritahi Marae, Tahatai Rd, Oneroa, Auckland
Event Website: www.matarikifestival.org.nz/
Admission: FREE

July 4th

1. Youth Board on Waiheke


Come and learn and talk about waht a youth board for Waiheke could be, what projects you think it should work on, and what youth focused events and activities it should run. Pizzas and drinks are free, but you must RSVP before Wednesday 2nd July!!
Event Name: Youth Board Waiheke
Event Date: Friday 4th July
Event Location: Surfdale Hall, Surfdale
Event Organiser: Kristen Fanselow
Event Contact Details: kristen.fanselow@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz | Text 021 827 894
Admission: FREE

July 5th

1. O.R.A Power Day Community Event


Onetangi Residents Association would like to invite everyone in the community to join them in celebrating 60yrs of power to the area. The day starts at 3pm and we have lots happening from bouncy castle to a community hangi ($10adult $5child) and lighting up of the old pine tree at 5pm. The evening will end dancing to a live band “The Hillbillies” and a shared supper. Tickets for the dance are $10 each. Tickets will also be available at the door on the night.
Profit from this day will go towards upgrading the hall kitchen.
Event Name: O.R.A Power Day
Event Date: Saturday 5th July
Event Location: Onetangi Community Hall, Onetangi
Event Organiser: Carolyn Ogg
Event Contact Details: 09 372 6020

2. Kids go Free – Auckland – Devonport

Catch a ferry from downtown Auckland to Devonport during the school holidays and one child travels free with every adult or senior purchasing a full return fare. Refer to their website for full terms and conditions.

July 8th

1. School Holiday Workshop – Felting 101

Learn basic wet felting techniques to create your own felted masterpiece. Workshop cost $20 per child, $30 for two children from same family. Bookings essential.
Event Name: Felting 101
Event Date: Tuesday 8th July
Event Location: 102 Ostend Road
Event Organiser: Waiheke Art and Craft Supplies
Event Contact Details: Bookings: 09 372 7860

July 9th

1. School Holiday Workshop – Waiheke Yogi Kids

On the 9th of July (first week of school holidays) Waiheke yogi kids will be running a two hour workshop, which will include, Asana, yogic movement within music, breathing, storytelling, creating our own yoga stories, yoga in nature and also making a sweet and healthy treat. Cost $25.00 places limited and enrolments essential.
Event Name: Waiheke Yogi Kids
Event Date: Wednesday 9th July
Event Location: Sea Scouts Hall
Event Organiser: Premaloka Yoga
Event Contact Details: premalokayoga@xtra.co.nz | 027 240 6245

July 19th

1. Acoustic Cafe

A fundraiser for the Te Motu Children’s Educational Trust. Alter Ego presents Acoustic Café – A huge night of live original music with many local, and “overseas” artists performing their own music in a rich theatre setting. The Artworks Theatre complex is undergoing a renaissance with the development of the new library; it will improve the theatre experience immensely. We will have live music from sundown till midnight.
Event Name: Acoustic Cafe
Event Date: Saturday 19th July
Event Location: 2 Korora Road, Oneroa
Event Organiser: Artworks Community Theatre
Event Contact Details: 09 372 2941

July 24th

1. Waiheke Indoor World Cup Football

Feeling deflated by England’s performance? Can you do better? Join us at the Waiheke 2014 Indoor Football World Cup! Starts July 24th. Register yourself and/or your team today!
Event Name: Waiheke Indoor World Cup Football
Event Dates: Starts on 24th July
Event Location: Waiheke Rec Centre
Event Contact Details: Register here

July 25th

1. Kinder – A Musical by Kathy Ogletree

Kinder is a musical set in a children’s hospital in the 60s. It centers around three children and their mistreatment by the matron, and it deals with the issues children face and the unwillingness of people to get involved and stand up for children. Beautiful music, dance and singing, lots of fun and thought provoking, too!
Event Name: Kinder: A Musical by Kathy Ogletree
Event Dates: July :- Fri 25th: 6pm | Sat 26th: 1pm & 6pm | Sun 27th: 1pm Thu 31st: 6pm
August :- Fri 1st: 6pm | Sat 2nd: 1pm & 6pm | Sun 3rd: 1pm
Event Location: 2 Korora Road, Oneroa
Event Organiser: Artworks Community Theatre
Event Contact Details: 09 372 2941

July 26th

1. New Waiheke Library Opening Day


The new Waiheke Library is all set to open this month, with the old library closing on July 12th. More details about the grand opening will be revealed closer to the date.

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