To list an event on this page, send details to: email@example.com
22: Hibiscus Coast Zero Waste refrigerator collection from 11am onwards. Call Betsy Kettle 021 0826 8196 to arrange a collection at least a week prior.
22-24: A cappella singing workshop with Tony Backhouse, African American gospel/spiritual, Wellsford District Community Centre. For costs & registration, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.facebook.com/singlvc
23: Fight Night, Sportscave, Stanmore Bay
23: Swap Meet, Wellsford Warkworth Vintage Car Club, Satellite Station Road, 7am onwards. Vintage car display, old & new car parts, motoring books, collectables, bric-a-brac, refreshments. Sellers $10, buyers/browsers $5, children under 12 free. Info: 021 277 9010 or email@example.com
23: Auckland Opera Studio's Opera Picnic 2019, with The Shades and soprano Pasquale Orchard, Cnr Matakana Valley Road and Ward Road, 5.30pm. Tickets from iTicket
23: Steam at the Wharf, Warkworth Town Wharf, from about 10am
23: Matakana Hall market, 8am-1pm. A wide range of arts, crafts and collectibles
23: Open Day at the new Warkworth Water Treatment Plant, Sanderson Road. Guided tours from 9am-2pm. Bookings essential. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 09 539 8425
23: Bad Neighbours, Durty Murder and guests, 11th anniversary Masquerade Ball, Tahi Bar, 1 Neville Street, Warkworth, 7pm. Tickets $15 in advance. Info: 422 3674
23 & 24: Ahuroa Horse Trek, weekend horse riding fundraiser for school and community hall. Info and registrations: Jo Bullock on 021 116 7251 or email@example.com
24: Stillwater Raft Race, by Stillwater boat club, starts 10am. Family fun. Info: Stillwater Raft Race 2019 on Facebook.
24: Summer Magic concert, Wenderholm Regional Park, gates open 5pm. Tickets www.eventfinda.co.nz
24: Wellsford Lions Roaring Truck Show, Centennial Park, 10am. Truck and classic vehicle display, live music, auction and food. Gold coin entry. Fundraiser for Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust.
24: Music in the Gardens at Couldrey House, Wenderholm, 5pm start. Children free, adults $30. Tickets available from eventfinda.co.nz/2019/summer-magic/auckland/puhoi
24: Puhoi Village Market's 11th birthday. Car boot sale, music from Dirt Road Orchestra, tomato competition and stalls. Puhoi Sports Ground, 9am-1pm. Info Jaqui 021 977181
24: Warkworth Netball Club, winter senior muster, Warkworth Netball Courts, 10am-11.30am. Registrations: warkworthnetballclub.com
25: Warkworth Netball Club, winter junior muster, Warkworth Netball Courts, 3.45pm-5pm. Registrations: warkworthnetballclub.com
26: Free talk by Public Trust, ‘Is your Will up to Date?', Hibiscus Coast Presbyterian Church, 107 Centreway Road, Orewa, 10am-11am. Koha appreciated. All welcome.
28: NZTA Warkworth to Te Hana motorway project office open to public, 11C Neville Street, Warkworth, 9.30am-12.30pm. Info: nzta.govt.nz/warkworth-wellsford
28: NZTA Warkworth to Te Hana motorway indicative route, public information day, Wellsford Community Centre, 3-7pm. Info: nzta.govt.nz/warkworth-wellsford
1: World Day of Prayer Service, Warkworth Methodist Church, Neville Street, at 10am. This year the ecumenical service has been prepared by the women of Slovenia. Morning tea follows the service. All welcome.
2: NZTA Warkworth to Te Hana motorway indicative route, public information day, Warkworth Town Hall, Alnwick Street, 10am-2pm. Info: nzta.govt.nz/warkworth-wellsford
2: Compost Collective Workshop, Whangaparaoa Community Hub, 707 Whangaparaoa Rd, 9am to noon. This free event will cover using biochar, worm composting, hot composting and bokashi composting.
3: Children's Day at Silverdale Pioneer Village, 15 Wainui Road, Silverdale, 10am-3pm. Old fashioned games, treasure hunt. Devonshire teas available.
3: Wellsford Children's Fun Day, Centennial Park, Wellsford, 12-4pm. $5 to try 10 activities, including Zorbs, pony rides, Segways and a petting zoo.
4: Snells Beach Ratepayers & Residents Assn general meeting, Mahurangi East Community Centre, Snells Beach, 7.30 pm. Guest speaker Gary Heaven on the Snells Beach to Warkworth Walkway.
6: Warkworth Liaison Group, Warkworth RSA downstairs meeting room, 7.30pm
6: NZTA Warkworth to Te Hana motorway project office open to public, 11C Neville Street, Warkworth, 9.30am-12.30pm. Info: nzta.govt.nz/warkworth-wellsford
6: NZTA Warkworth to Te Hana motorway indicative route, public information day, Te Hana Hall, Whakapirau Road, 3-7pm. Info: nzta.govt.nz/warkworth-wellsford
8: Olympian Rebecca Wardell talk, Sawmill Brewery, Leigh Road, 6pm. Fundraiser for Forward Foundation (see story p )
9: Songs of the Soul, Hungry Elephant, Matakana Road, 6pm
9: Wellsford Plunket Gala Black Tie Dinner, Wellsford RSA, 6.30pm. Tickets $50 each or $400 for a table from Tania Hamilton on 021 264 0424
9: Orewa's Longest Dinner, Hibiscus Coast Highway, 6pm-11.30pm. Three courses from local restaurants, plus live entertainment
9: Free concert, Manly Park, 3pm-6pm. JessB, Yoko-Zuna and Barracuda Swim School.
9-23: 42nd Street, Centrestage Theatre, Centreway Rd, Orewa. Info/tickets: ph 426 7282 or visit www.centrestagetheatre.co.nz
14: Celebration of Parks Week guided walk. Matheson Bay Reserve, 10am-noon. Meet end of Grand View Road at carpark. Bookings essential: firstname.lastname@example.org
15: Charity Golf Classic, Gulf Harbour Country Club, 11.30am shotgun start
16: Orewa Primary School Family Fun day, 10am-2pm
16: Celebration of Parks Week guided walk. McElroy Scenic Reserve, Pohuehue. Meet parking bay opposite 578 Cowan Bay Road, 10am-2pm. Longer walk. Bookings essential: email@example.com
16: Warkworth A&P Show / NZ Young Farmer of the Year regional finals, Warkworth Showgrounds
16: Leigh Fishing Contest. Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter fundraiser, fish from 3am to weigh-in at Leigh Hall from 1-3.30pm. Lucky ticket draw for $40,000 boat/outboard package, fish auctions. Tickets $60, or $5 for 14 and under. Info and rules: www.leighfishingcontest.org.nz
17: Mahurangi Wastebusters Repair Cafe, Matakana Hall, 2.30pm-4pm. Info: Facebook at mahurangiwastebusters
18-Apr 1: Whangaparaoa Library art exhibition, showing the work of Pam Naylor
22-24: Clive Hume VC Snooker Tournament, Warkworth RSA (see story p )
23: Orewa Sandcastle Competition and artisan markets, Orewa Beach, Square and Community Centre. Diggers register from 1pm.
27: Transition Town re-launch with the movie Living the Change, Whangaparaoa Community Hub, 707 Whangaparaoa Rd, 7pm. Free, but gold coin donation appreciated.
28-31: Mangawhai Walking Weekend, 30 outstanding guided walks for all interests and abilities. Pre-booking essential: mangawhaiwalking.co.nz
29: Mangawhai Troubadour Trail with music, magic and rock n roll. Tickets $10 (free for under 16), available from Bammas & Mangawhai Books and Gifts, mangawhaiwalking.co.nz
30: Mangawhai Food & Wine Festival, 3pm-7pm. This is an R18 licenced event in the Olive Grove, Mangawhai Village, featuring The Mermaids Dance Band. Tickets $25 online mangawhaiwalking.co.nz
31: Repair Café, Whangaparaoa Community Hub, 707 Whangaparaoa Rd, 10am-4pm. Bring broken items to be repaired for free.
31: NX2 Motorway Project Open Day (tickets available from February 27). Info: FB Ara Tuhono - Puhoi to Warkworth
9: Celebration of Parks Week guided walk. Martins Bay Recreation Reserve. Meet at carpark 287 Martin Bay Road, Martin's Bay, 10am-noon. Bookings essential: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bowling Club for partially sighted Every Wednesday 9.30am–11.30am, St. Andrews Church Hall, Centreway Rd, Orewa. Ph Virginia 09 426 8454.
Cafe Connect, For the retired age group to meet in a cafe style atmosphere. 10am, 2nd Monday of each month @ Orewa Community Church. Gold coin donation. Ph 424 3159.
Empathy Support Group for those bereaved by suicide. Held last Monday of every month, 7pm. Hibiscus Coast Community House, Western Reserve, 214 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa. Gold coin donation. Contact Susan 021 884 162.
Friday Art Group, Friday 10am - 1pm @ Orewa Community Church. Ph Alan Smith 09 962 4929.
Hibiscus Coast Concert Band is a local community band for members of all ages and abilities. Rehearsal, from 7pm-9pm fortnight, Orewa College. Visit www.hccb.org.nz, or ph 021 186 4599 to check next rehearsal.
Hibiscus Men's Shed Coffee Club. 1st Wednesday every month at 11am, Red Beach Surf Club, Ngapara Road, Red Beach.
Hibiscus Coast VIP Club (Visually Impaired Peoples Club) Meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Presbyterian Church Hall in Centreway Rd. 10am till 12.15pm. Ph Shelley 426 2298.
Hibiscus Spirit Awakening And Healing Centre Meet fortnightly, Wednesday 7.30pm-9pm. 9e Annalise Road, Orewa. For details and development class enquiries ph Lynda 424 1998.
Orewa Communtiy Craft Group meets 2nd & 4th Thursday 1-3pm Orewa Presbyterian Church Hall, 107 Centreway Rd. Bring your own work or join with others to make a community craft project. Ph Maureen 427 9948.
Orewa Keep Fit Club Gentle exercises to music for ladies. Every Thursday at 9.30am, Presbyterian Church hall, 107 Centreway Rd, Orewa. Ph Anne 424 5365 or email email@example.com
Orewa Ladies Club 1st Thursday of the month, 10am, St John's Catholic Church Orewa. Friendship, speakers and outings. Ph Audrey 426 7115.
Orewa Ladies Garden club meeting 2nd Thursday of each month. Next meeting Oct 11, 12.30pm, Orewa Catholic Church Hall, 180 Centreway Road.
Silverdale-Orewa Toastmasters Club Meeting. Every second Wednesday, from 7.20pm-9.30pm. Theosophical Society, 9 Forest Glen, Orewa. www.orewa.toastmastersclubs.org for more information. Next meetings, Oct 17 and 31, Nov 14 and 28.
A Sunday Social dance - ballroom, Latin American etc. All welcome. 4th Sunday of month, 5pm-8pm. Silverdale Hall, Silverdale Ph 427 5542. Next event Oct 28.
Hibiscus Coast Highland Pipes and Drums Wednesday 7.30pm practices, St Johns Ambulance Hall 36 Silverdale Rd. Ph Gayle Robinson 424 1166 or 021 104 3497 or Bob Logan 4241838.
Hibiscus Coast U3A Members meet at the Salvation Army Hall, Silverdale, the third Monday of every second month, 10am. If you are over 55 and would like to join visit www.u3ahbc.co.nz, or ph Kaye 424 5855.
Rodney Aphasia Support Meeting for people with aphasia and their caregivers, 4th Thursday of month, Rotary House Silverdale, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Contact Lisa Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org.
Escape Monday Morning Blues Join us for coffee and company or Manly Methodist Church, 9.30am. Ph Jackie 427 0428.
Hibiscus Coast Toastmasters. Every second Tuesday from 7.30pm-9.30pm at the Bridge Club in Edith Hopper Park, Whangaparaoa. Next meeting Tues October 16.
Hibiscus Coast Stamp Club meets the 2nd Thursday each month, Methodist Church Hall Whangaparaoa Road opposite the Fire Station, 1.30pm. Ph 427 6344.
Whangaparaoa Community Hub, Health Pop-In, every Tuesday 2pm-4pm. Free health advice for 3-18 year olds from Sue & El, WDHB Nurses. No appointment necessary. 707 Whangaparaoa Rd. www.facebook.com/events/264714820739169/