Kapi-Mana News : March 5th 2013
5 KAPI-MANA NEWS, MARCH 5, 2013 NEWS Most of our vegetables are grown on our farm in Levin and are picked fresh for your satisfaction •Wholesale Sales Welcome • 2 Parumoana Street (next to Pete's Emporium) Phone: 04 237 5288 MANY MORE SPECIALS INSTORE Open 7 days Mon - Fri 9am-6.30pm Sat 8am-6pm • Sun 10am-5pm come and celebrate with us Thursday 7th March One Day Only Come down to City Green for Amazing Prices on our fresh produce 1st Birthday Celebrations 5217711AA For 24 hour assistance Telephone 04 298-5168 Graham John Andrew Diane Kapiti Coast Funeral Home 9-11 Hinemoa Street, Paraparaumu 2884679AA Codename cracker for spy-dog Bess Moneypuppy: This Octo-puppy might not wear a tuxedo or enjoy martinis, but she's bound for Russia under the codename '007'. Here's hoping the lonesome plane trip doesn't scare The Living Daylights out of her or cause her a Quantum of Solace. By ANDREA O'NEIL Judgeford dog breeders Wendy and Graham Bugden were delighted to discover their first jack russell terrier bound for Russia -- with love -- has a micro- chip code ending in 007 . That was just so jammy, Mrs Bugden says. It was oh my god, she ends with 007, that s the James Bond one! Ian Fleming s iconic spy could regularly be found playing cloak and dagger with the Soviets dur- ing his Cold War escapades. Dog breeders tend to only use the final three digits of a 10-digit microchip code, which are implanted long before the dogs are sold. Bess, a smooth coat jack rus- sell, has been bought for $1000 as a pedigree showdog and future breeder by a woman in Ekaterinburg, 1700 kilometres east of Moscow in deepest Rus- sia. She leaves on March 13 and will fly via Korea. It s a big trip for a little dog, Mrs Bugden says. The Bugdens have sold jack russells to Singapore and Nor- folk Island in recent years. Bess father is the Bugdens top dog Quinn, who won 150 shows with his good looks -- which his daughter has inherited. She s a beautiful little puppy, Mrs Bugden says. Fruit, vege and Fiji on Creekfest menu By KRIS DANDO It s been a hectic few weeks for Creekfest organiser Liz Kelly, but this Saturday will make it all seem worthwhile she says. With uncertainty about the festi- val since the new year due to a fund- ing shortfall, it is expected to attract thousands of revellers to Cannons Creek Park this Saturday. Ms Kelly says it is a relief to get to this point, with community input and action seeing them over the line. It s wonderful, truly exciting and I know we re in for a great day, it s all come together so well. The focus for this year s festival is child health. Ms Kelly says there are marked disparities in child welfare in Porirua, so Creekfest aims to help families make the right choices for their children. It s appropriate for us to be con- veying these messages, but it s not meant to be negative. We want to be the fence at the top of the cliff, and make sure people realise the services that are available to them. More than 100 stalls, including health providers, will be on hand. There will be fresh fruit and vegetab- les and Pharmac and Whitireia New Zealand nurses will be present. Gyms will also be running sessions to encourage people to get fit. Music will be a central part of Creekfest, as always, and Porirua Idol is returning. Headline acts on the main stage include Adeaze, Sav- age, Three Houses Down and Fiji. Ms Kelly says Benna Seveali i from Porirua City Council and members of the business community were vital in making Creekfest hap- pen and despite the short timeframe, organisers have it down to a fine art when it comes to preparation. Creekfest runs from 10am to 4pm. Health Minister Tony Ryall will open the event. Porirua Vikings and St George Dragons rugby league pre- miers will play a pre-season match from 3pm.
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