Kapi-Mana News : January 17th 2012
21 KAPI-MANA NEWS, JANUARY 17, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Visit www.tranzmetro.co.nz for more details www.tranzmetro.co.nz The platform at Kenepuru Station is being upgraded to make it safer and prevent future erosion. Trains will not stop at Kenepuru Station during this upgrade. WHEN: Monday 26 December 2011 to Tuesday 24 January 2012 REPLACEMENT: Monday 26 December 2011 to Sunday 8 January 2012, buses are replacing trains at Kenepuru Station from the bus replacement stops. Monday 9 January to Tuesday 24 January 2012, train services will operate as normal along the Kapiti Line. Porirua or Linden Stations are the closest to Kenepuru Station. If there are any planned disruptions buses replacing trains will stop at Kenepuru Station at the bus replacement stops. Visit www.tranzmetro.co.nz or call Metlink -- 0800 801 700 for updated information. Kenepuru Station will be closed for an upgrade 4272079AA D n ā u R n | R u n The three study levels in this programme will help you develop your artistic skills in ways that will enable you to capture and enhance the essence and H w y u' udy This programme uses mixed mode delivery that includes lectures, Fu he udy All programmes and enrolments are subject to minimum class numbers and programme confirmation Every effort has been made to ensure that the content of this advert is correct at the time of print. www w n | 0800 I www w n S.TTT032 SUPER GARDEN TRAIL Saturday 28th January and Sunday 29th January From 10.00am to 5.00pm each day For further information view www.eventfinder.co.nz or email email@example.com or call John on 04 293 6607 Waikanae Lions Proceeds to Life Flight Trust Tickets $15.00 (Children free) Tickets available from Kapiti garden centres or gardens on the day 4294838AA Bands 'n roses time Back again: Wellington singer and pianist Shaun Preston. By ANDREA O'NEIL THE LAGOON -- WHO'S PLAYING? Wednesday, January 18: Shenanigans A four-piece Irish band who play a mix of traditional and modern Irish ditties, and good old rock'n'roll. Thursday, January 19: Hot Club Sandwich A six-member jazz string band promising gypsy jazz and Americana with a sense of humour. Friday, January 20: Shaun Preston Pianist and singer/ songwriter Preston will be entertaining the crowds with classic rock songs and ballads. Saturday, January 21: The Wannabees A three-man rock band, the Wannabees mix up old classics with recent favourites. Sunday, January 22: The Satisfactions An energetic covers band specialising in the hits of the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Concerts start at 6.30pm and run until 8.30pm. Life's a bed of roses for music lovers this week -- Porirua's annual summer concert series begins tomorrow in Aotea Lagoon's Rose Garden. The free family event will run for five nights in a row, and people are encour- aged to bring along a cushion, deck chair or rug to sit on and a picnic to munch on while watching the bands. Concerts start at 6.30pm and run until 8.30pm. The wet weather venue is Te Rauparaha Arena. This will be the fourth annual concert series, which is put on by Porirua City Council. Last year each concert attracted between 700 and 1200 people, and the council expects it to be even more popular this year. THE LOWDOWN Up-to-date listings for local events and shows. Want your event added? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For the full lowdown: kapimana news.co.nz On today ITI BITY - Toys From the Pataka Collection. More than 1000 minia- ture toy figures, from cowboys, knights, soldiers and Samurai to roy- alty and politicians. Suitable for chil- dren, with plenty of activities. Until February 12. JUBILEE/HAPU, Exhibition celebrating 25 years of Whitireia Polytechnic's art department with a small selection of work by past students. At Pataka until February 6. SAMOA & GERMANY, Exhibition investigating impact of the historical relationship between Germany and Samoa between 1900 to 1914 and its lasting legacy. At Pataka until February 19. SIAMANI SAMOA, Michel Tuffery's new suite of paintings, sculpture and multimedia installation. Evokes the depth and texture of the story of Germany's brief history in Samoa. Until February 19. GRAHAME SYDNEY, Down South -- Recent Paintings. One of New Zealand's major artists, Sydney is best known for his luminous, trans- cendent paintings of Central Otago. At Pataka until February 6. Monday, January 23 GIVE IT A GO at Plimmerton Croquet Club at 1pm. Bring your flattest shoes, a hat and sunscreen and they'll provide the mallets and the welcoming smiles. Plimmerton Croquet Club, Ulric St, Plimmerton -- just around the corner from Palmers Garden World. For further infor- mation call Tom Berryman 236 8877. Saturday, January 28 EAT, DRINK & BE CRAFTY, Quality crafts and gourmet grub make for an enjoyable day at Battle Hill Farm For- est Park. Plenty of fun, old fashioned activities, from gumboot throwing to sack races. 150 stalls expected. There is still space available for bud- ding craft people to display their wares. Contact. info@eatdrink crafty.co.nz Sunday, January 29 THE REAL CANNONS CREEK, Visit the Creek, not the suburb! Bring the kids to have fun in the bush and stream while the Friends of Maara Roa show you round the history of human impact on Cannons Creek Valley. This is a guided walk for adults and teens with special activity for the young fry as well. It's free, an easy walk, dress for the weather and wear sturdy walking shoes. Bring a snack and a drink. Meet at 9.30am, Belmont Regional Park entrance by Cannons Creek shops, Warspite Avenue. Walk finishes by noon. Email bookings @gw.govt.nz or phone 830 4041. DANCE PLUS, Free 'have a go' classes are being held at Pataka's Performing Arts Studio by Deborah Hale. Phone 235 7441 or email email@example.com. Monday, February 6 FESTIVAL OF THE ELEMENTS, A celebration of Porirua's cultural diversity and Waitangi Day at Te Rauparaha Park.
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