Waiheke Marketplace : December 22nd 2010
22 WAIHEKE MARKETPLACE, DECEMBER 22, 2010 NEWS Joy to the World, the Lord is come Each part of a Christingle stands for something: ORANGE: the world CANDLE: Jesus the light of the world RED RIBBON: the blood of Jesus COCKTAIL STICKS AND SWEETS: the Seasons and all the good things in our World Remember when Christmas was more than just a Commercial Break? This year's Anglican Children's Service will be a Christingle Service: Build your own Christingle Songs and Carols Learn what Christmas is truly about!! 6pm, Christmas Eve St. Peter's Church, Oneroa Bring your parents Anew al fresco wine bar at an established venue has just opened. thewinebarat mudbrick vineyard is serving up-market casual fare from its newly designed courtyard at the end of the terrace. mudbrick spokeswoman brooke robinson says recent renovations as a result of customer feedback have made the venue more accessible. the new concept is a more casual first- come, first-served wine bar with a "small plates" menu. diners can come in the evening and enjoy small plates such as vietnamese style crispy whitebaitoroneof the vineyard's popular platters. "but it's not just about having a glass of wine with a little calamari. as well as the tapas style menu, we'll also be offering a fish of the day or meat of the day meal," she says. visitors can look forward to relaxing on a casual couch by the stone fireplace and enjoying the view to rangitoto in the twilight. "it's difficult to find a more tranquil, relaxing space to enjoy a glass of wine or cocktail at sunset." the wine bar is open during the day for lunch, or for dinner, wine and cocktails from 7pm. Coming in March 2011 Get Ready Waiheke...don't miss out Other Mystery Prizes Over 3 weeks Watch for Dates COME AND SUPPORT YOUR FRIENDS Contact Event Organiser: Raewyn Neilson - firstname.lastname@example.org Brought to you by Wai Wai Productions Waiheke Homecare Hospice Fundraiser Run through wine belt Up and down: The course of the Madame Rouge run through the Onetangi valley. The Madam Rouge run is on Saturday, January 8, starting at 8am. The 9km or there abouts run takes participants through the wine belt of the Onetangi valley. Now in its fourth year, the race has grown to include six vineyards -- Te Motu, The Hay Pad- dock, Isola, Obsidian, Bonfire Ridge and Miro -- ands two olive groves. It s an up-and-down course, so runners and walkers need to be fit, says organiser Dr Bar- nett Bond of Miro Vine- yard who sponsors the event. Last year s race was won by Zeb Stone. He ran it in a time most mortals would do on the flat, Dr Bond says. Interested runners and walkers can enter online at www.mirovine yard.co.nz, by down- loading an entry form and faxing it to 372-7056. It costs $25 or $30 on the day with all profits going to the Wai- heke High School Schol- astic Trust. It s the best value race in the country. Winning sculptor named at gala evening Tickets for the biannual headland-Sculpture on the Gulf 2011 gala open- ing on January 27 are on sale. The gala evening at a private property in Church Bay will include a preview of the installations, refresh- ments and the announce- ment of the winning sculptor who will receive $30,000, sponsored by Lexus. Tickets are $125, phone 372-9894. The headland office is located at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery on Korora Rd, in Oneroa village.
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