Waiheke Marketplace : November 24th 2010
31 WAIHEKE MARKETPLACE, NOVEMBER 24, 2010 EVENTS Phone for a FREE quote & advice or email www.timbermart.co.nz Matiatia to Onetangi Ute delivery - $25 ex GST Ph 372 8299 10 Tahi Rd, Ostend, Waiheke Island or 372 9547 Fax 372 8279 www.timbermart.co.nz Hours: 7.30am - 5pm | Sat 8am - 12noon THIS WEEKS' SPECIALS GIB COMPOUNDS 25% OFF PLUS FOUR, GIB TRADE 45/90, GIB GLUES ETC MACROCARPA SLEEPERS LASERLITE ROOFING REDUCED PRICES SEE INSTORE 25% OFF!! Putting on a new character Outrageously funny: Michele Hine as Jude. Go Girls actress Michele Hine will be performing on the island in the show The Idea of America. Following her role as Carol Duff in the TV show Go Girls and a mother on stage in The House of Bern- ard Alba, Waiheke resident Ms Hine will play the out- rageously funny and witty role of Jude in The Idea of America by Sam Shore. The character is flamboy- ant and described as an ageing American actress who thinks she is more famous than she is and treats her children as if they are dressing-room assis- tants . The Idea of America plays at Artworks Theatre on Friday and Saturday, December 3 and 4, starting at 7.30pm. Ticket prices are $30 gen- eral, $25 concession, and $70 family and are available from the theatre s TimeOut Cafe ´ 9am to 3pm daily, by phoning 372-2941 or by emailing ArtworksTheatre @gmail.com. Chamber quintet in town By JEROME GAVELLE Chamber music lovers can look forward to this Saturday s performance of the Elios Ensemble from Wel- lington at Whittaker s in Oneroa at 5pm. The Elios String Quartet has joined forces with flautist Karen Batten on a tour for Chamber Music New Zea- land. They have performed in Wellington and Waikanae with concerts still to come in Kerikeri and Motueka. The quartet aims to explore an extensive variety of both well-known and unusual pieces and to collaborate with various guest artists. The Waiheke concert will offer a varied repertoire with pieces ranging from the classic Mozart Flute Quartet to a work inspired by the Andean Uplands. All of the musicians are professional, having studied and worked in New Zealand, Germany, Australia, Spain and America. They are Martin Jaenecke and Kon- stan Artmann on violin, Vic- toria Jaenecke on viola, and Paul Mitchell on cello. Each member of the ensemble has a varied free- lance career in Wellington, including work in the Vector Wellington Orchestra, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and other chamber music ensembles. United by their love of chamber music, the Elios Ensemble aims to deliver a dynamic and varied concert experience. Admission is $20 (concessions available). Fun on Youth Day To celebrate the end of school exams, Piritahi Hau Ora will mark Inter- national Youth Day at Te Huruhi School hall on Sunday, December 5. Young people from years 7 to 13 are especially wel- come, organiser Lisa Smith says. The fun lasts from 4pm until 8pm and will feature the band Sons of Zion, who have opened for New Zea- land greats Katchafire, Fat Freddies Drop and Kora. There will also be celebrity guest speakers. This event is about celebrating the uniqueness of Waiheke Youth and to make sure they know they are a treasured and important part of the com- munity. It is also to show Waiheke youth support positive non-violent lifestyles, Ms Smith says. The event has been made possible by Living Without Violence and Piritahi Hau Ora and is supported by YATA, Friends of the Street and Auckland Council. Priority and free entry will be given to year 7 to year 13 youth. For more information contact Ms Smith on 372-0022. Cruzy evenings with the Coastguard This summer Coastguard Northern Region is offering education cruises to help Kiwis familiarise themselves with popular anchorage spots in the Hauraki Gulf. Held aboard a Fullers ferry, the evening cruises visit either Waiheke and Coromandel or Kawau and Mahurangi. Chief executive for Coast- guard Northern Region, Dean Lawrence, says each cruise offers a wealth of information that will be indispensable when venturing out onto the water during summer. Each cruise offers a com- mentary outlining important information such as what hazards to look out for and a number of safe boating tips. It also includes an historical account on each area and information on additional rec- reational activities available at each location. Each cruise departs from the Fullers ferry terminal in downtown Auckland at 5.30pm and returns at approximately 10pm. The Waiheke and Coro- mandel cruise is on Novem- ber 30 and costs $45 per per- son. The Kawau and Mahurangi trip is on Decem- ber 7 and costs $40 per per- son. To book or for more infor- mation phone (09) 303-4303 or visit www.coast guard.org.nz.
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