Community Notices Central Hawkes Bay & Tararua
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Dannevirke Public Water Meeting
Tuesday 28th November | 6.30pm - 8.30pm
The Hub, Dannevirke
The public water meeting originally planned for 15 November will now be on 28 November, 6.30pm-8.30pm at the Hub in Dannevirke. Tararua District Council teams will be receiving the latest geotechnical sample data in the next few weeks and are looking forward to sharing this with the community. Having this information will enable a more informed discussion on November 28th. The project team, and elected members will be available to talk through recent decisions made about next steps for the impounded supply. For those that cannot attend, this meeting it will be recorded and made available on the Council website. There will also be a Facebook live Question and Answer session on Wednesday, 29th November between 6.30 and 7.30.
Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser
Tuesday 28th November | Santa in Store 2pm-6pm
Kingfisher Gift, High Street, Waipawa
Kingerfisher Gifts annual fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald has is set for Tuesday 28th November. 10% of all Christmas sales on the day will be donated, there will be raffles and Santa will be making a special appearance from 2pm-6pm
Property Brokers Dannevirke Christmas Parade
Saturday December 2nd | 12noon
Entry forms are available at the Dannevirke information Centre.
Categories of floats to be judged:
Champion of Champions Float
Best Children's Float
Best Business Float
Most Christmas Themed Float
Most Original Float
For further enquiries please contact Suresh Patel on 027 450 3714 or Buffy Mabey on 027 474 5244 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday December 7th | 4pm | Porangahu Beach
Thursday December 14th | 4pm | Pourerere Beach
Thursday January 11th | 4pm | Porangahau Beach
Thursday January 25th | 4pm | Pourerere Beach
The perfect break, each meetup consists of a laid-back surf lesson and surf session, followed by a yarn and a BBQ. Simple, fun, easy. Surfing for Farmers is completely free of charge. Funds from awesome sponsors help pay for all the wetsuits, boards, surfing tutors and BBQs. Contact Andy Lee: 027 354 8608 or Click to go to Facebook Page
Christmas Market & Concert
Saturday, December 2nd | 10am-5pm
Russell Park, Waipukurau
The Central Hawke's Bay Farmers Market is hosting a Christmas Market followed by a concert and carols in Russell Park. Local Waipawa band "The Monotonz" will be performing as well as other local talent. Head along, do some Christmas shopping, enjoy tasty food, live music and good vibes.
CHB Community Christmas Carnival
Saturday 9th December | 11am-1pm
Ruataniwha Street, Waipukurau
Santa Claus is coming to town with the Central Hawke’s Bay Community Christmas Carnival, Saturday 9 December, from 11am to 1pm. Ruataniwha Street, Waipukurau will be closed to the public during this time, making way for live music and entertainment; carnival games and activities; street food; local shopping; vintage fire truck rides and much more. This is a free family-friendly event and everyone is welcome.
Dannevirke Fantasy Cave Pop Up
Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th December 10am-4pm
Monday 11th - Friday 15th December 1pm -4pm
Saturday 16th - Sunday 24th December 10am-4pm
Get ready to step into a world of enchantment at the Dannevirke Fantasy Cave Pop-Up Christmas at their pop up at the Fountain Theatre Dannevirke. Admission by donation and capture the magic with Santa photos for $5
Takapau Christmas Market
Saturday 9th December | 10am-2pm
A fundraising market for the Takapau Health Centre new build project. There will be arts, crafts, plants, eggs, dutch cheese, jewellery, coffee, food and lots more. Inquiries to 0277642803
CHB Parent Support Group
December 14 | All sessions 10am-12noon
Grab a free coffee and chat with other parents and carers who know what it’s like to care for a disabled child, a neurodiverse child, or a child with health impairments.
Parent to Parent hosts monthly Parent Support Groups in Waipukurau during the school term, to support carers and parents just like you. These groups are a safe space for family and whānau to share their experiences, their challenges, their triumphs, and to learn from each other in an open and 100% judgement-free environment. No topic is too ‘weird’, no question too ‘out there’. We get it, and we are here to help. Contact Jill to RSVP: email@example.com
Christmas Lights Fundraiser
December 18th - 24th | 7.45pm -10pm
Takapau Town Hall
The Takapau Town Hall will be dressed up in lights and everything Christmas. SANTA, Mrs Claus, Lady Snow and Ella the Elf, will be there every night too. Mrs Claus will have a wee surprise for Girls and Boys 6 and under to take home. All Donations received will be going to the Takapau Health Centre New Build Fund.
St Andrews Community Christmas
Monday 25th December | 1pm
St Andrews Church Hall
The St Andrews Community Christmas lunch is on again this year. Everyone is welcome to head along and join them at 1pm for yummy food, good company and loads of fun. Please phone Gail to register for catering purposes on 022 367 0952.
All offers of help or donations would be much appreciated, please phone Gail for these also
Tour de Beautiful
Sunday 21st January 2023
$20 - $60
Ride the Tour de Beautiful through sunny Central Hawke's Bay - distances choices are 100km 50km and 25km. Entries start from $20 and go - $60.
Enter online at www.cyclingchb.co.nz/
Waipawa Pool Opening
The Waipawa District and Centennial Pool will open from Monday 27 November. The pool is not heated so hours of operation may change depending on the weather and pool temperature. Keep up to date with opening hours and what’s on offer at www.chbdc.govt.nz and search #waipawa pool
Waipukurau Golf Club Twilight Golf
Friday Evenings | Tee off between 4pm and 5pm
Waipukurau Golf Course | $5
Friday evening twilight golf. Tee off between 4pm and 5pm. Al ages and abilities are welcome. Cash bar open after the round
Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund
Applications Close Friday 8th December at 4.30pm
Applications are open to rural sports clubs and rural school teams with young people (5 -19 years) who require assistance with transport expenses to local sporting competitions.
The following criteria will be applied: A school club team is defined as participating in regular local sport competition out of school time, and/or a sports club team participating in organised, regular sport competition through club membership outside of school time. Applications can only be submitted online. For further information and to apply online visit www.chbdc.govt.nz/our- district/grants.
Waipukurau Arts & Crafts
The Waipukurau Arts & Crafts in Coughlan Rd have three exciting initiatives underway. On Monday mornings the painting group will meet with local painter Margaret-Mary Farr. A two week card making class will be held on Wednesday November 8th and the 15th starting at 7pm. Any inquiries to Robyn 06 8587833
A meeting for Children & Caregivers to come and do craft together will be held monthly on a Friday evening. This new group will encourage craft to be done together, with guidance and with different mediums. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chatterbox - CHB
Are you feeling a bit lonely and struggle to get out, Chatterbox could be the service for you. This is a free service available to anyone 65 and over. Our team will come and meet with you and learn about your interests so we can match you with a volunteer. All our volunteers are police checked. Contact Sue at Age Concern HB at 06 858 9158 or email email@example.com for more information and let the chatting begin!
The Ruahine Cadet Unit meet every Tuesday from 6 to 8:30 at the Memorial Hall, River Terrace, Waipukurau.
If you are aged between 13 and 15 - and want to learn some great life skills that will help you in the future then come along - for further information phone Captain Obitz on 021 190 9071 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or jump on to their face book page Ruahine Army Cadets or the website: cadetforces.org.nz
Chatterbox Volunteers Needed
Be a part of our Chatterbox Team! We need volunteers to help deliver our Chatterbox service. If you have a spare hour or two a week, we would love to hear from you. Full training and support provided. Contact Sue at Age Concern HB at 06 858 9158 or email email@example.com
Hippocampe all-terrain wheelchair
The Hippocampe all-terrain wheelchair is free to book for your summer adventures! The new wheelchair can be used on the beach, trails, forest walks and parks. It is easily transportable, can go into the water and has interchangeable wheels for either beach or land use - it is seriously amazing! Book it today and plan an adventure without any barriers, get in touch with the team at Centralines Sports Complex - 06 858 89 72
CHB Community Patrols - Volunteers Wanted
Community Patrols Waipukurau are looking for volunteers to help with Friday and Saturday night community patrols to help spread the coverage of Waipukurau & Waipawa patrols.
Patrols usually take 2-2.5 hours, and volunteers patrol as a team of two.
Volunteers can expect to be patrolling schools and businesses, checking for insecure premises, damage and looking out for any suspicious behaviour which is reported directly to local police.
For more information about becoming a volunteer please contact chairman Bruce Poole on 06 858 9940 or 027 244 9090
Takapau Arts Centre
Your first 3 visits are free – Beginners welcome
|Yoga||9.30am Monday||Cheryl Duckett 8587022|
|Scrapbooking||11.15am 2nd Mon & Tues||Karen Fraser 029 7777 533|
|Fibre Fun||9.30am||Nancy Neal 022 6049455|
|Upholstery||7pm||Helen Clark 855 8398|
|Garden Group||1st Wed 10am-12noon||Anne- Marie Bancks 858 6928|
|Patchwork & Sew||10am||Marge Whitney 858 9705Judy Thomsen 858 9019|
|Upholstery||10am||Sherry Majors 021 1206889|
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