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Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Community Notices

Work Wanted
Mature Christian Mother would love to clean your house. Reliable and trustworthy.
Please Ph Rachel on 09 4256415 or 0221532313.

The Great Mahu Bake-Off
A Baking and Decorating Competition for the Community.  

Six categories from Best Decorated Cake, best tasting: cake, hot cross buns and biscuits to Best Decorated Easter Egg,  

Three divisions:  Primary school children, Secondary School students and adults.

Bring your entries to the Masonic Hall, Warkworth between 8 and 8.30am on the morning of the 12th.  

Please see our website, for further details Entry forms online or at Mahurangi College reception, or email   

There are lots of prizes to be won!   Sponsored and judged by Chocolate Brown. Once judged the cakes will be sold to the Community from 10am onwards.  This PTA fundraiser is to help with funding for shade and shelter at Mahu.

Leigh Carnival - April 20, Easter Sunday. 9am-2pm.
 An old-fashioned country style Easter fete.  Please support this Leigh School Fundraiser - there’s something for everyone!

For kids the activities include an Easter egg hunt hosted by the Easter Bunny, old time games including a coconut shy, egg & spoon race and sack races, plus bouncy castles, the ‘Terminator’ and fun-fair styled rides.

For adults the options range from the fine wine auction;, to fresh fish, oyster, smoked fish & crayfish quick-fire raffles; an amazing silent auction and excellent local food including Leigh snapper burgers, lamb baps & half shell oysters plus home baking & great coffee.
 Spot prizes (a double pass helicopter ride!) will happen at 10.30am & 1.30pm. See our website for details of other event times & updates:

UNI HOCKEY - Saturday mornings, Year 1 & 2
Mahurangi Junior Hockey Club is running Uni Hockey weekly games for year 0-2. These will be held at Shoesmith Domain Warkworth 8.30am Saturday mornings in the 2nd term. The session is made up of a combination of skill games, then followed by a hockey game with plastic sticks and balls. No practises, just Saturday play. If you are interested in joining please contact for a registration form.       

House wanted
3 – 4 bedroom house required for Older Mum and three children. Optional studio space for work. References and bond available. Snells Beach or Algies area.
Ph Deborah 09 4256281 or 02108220071

Mahurangi East Library - 'Horrible Histories Challenge'. 
These independently managed activities can be worked on with friends - they involve a choice of composing a song, creating an artwork, or a drama, or writing a fact file, or book review. Judging 29th April. Awards ceremony & small feast (dress historical) 1st May. Order your favourite 'Horrible' book online now.

Heroes Day - 24th April. Stories, wreaths and biscuit baking. Bring a picture of your hero along.

If you have 11-14yr olds in the family who wish to participate in a visual literacy workshop for a coming photography exhibition please register your interest, spaces will be limited. Students must be able to attend daily from 3 - 4.45pm, from the 28th April - 2nd May. Preferably they will have access to a digital photography device and be interested in war histories.

Toy Library
The Snells Beach Toy Library is now open during term time on Thursdays 9.30-11am. It is now located off the gravel car park at the rear of the Snells Beach Baptist Church and access to the building is pram friendly!

The cost is $25 per term or $90 for the whole year. Join now and pay for next term and get the rest of this term for free! Great local resource in the community for parents and grandparents! Why buy expensive toys when you can borrow them! Toys are suitable for 3 months - 6yrs.

“Outstanding and nice n’ local …. Just like you”
What: Dance, Drama & Singing
Where: Warkworth Masonic Hall
When: Tuesdays
·          4 - 7yrs              3.45 - 4.45pm
·          7-10yrs               4.45 - 5.45pm
Contact: Website: 
              Phone:(09) 476 4045
*Depending on availability – be quick

Warkworth Soccer
 First Kicks and Fun Football starts Saturday April 5th - please contact us for information or to volunteer to coach/manage your child's team.  First Kicks (turning 5 or 6 this year) contact Cameron on 0211688773 or, Fun Football (turning 7 or 8 this year) contact Ariana on 021423662 or

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