Waiheke Marketplace : March 9th 2011
30 WAIHEKE MARKETPLACE, MARCH 9, 2011 EVENTS The New Zealand Government has launched the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal, a global fundraiser to directly support recovery efforts in the central city and the Canterbury region. The public can make donations both locally and internationally via many channels managed at Westpac. All donations will go directly to helping those in need. WAYS YOU CAN DONATE At any Westpac branch Donations can be made at any Westpac branch. By online banking If you are an existing Westpac customer with online banking, you can make a quick and easy donation straight from your account by logging in and following the prompts. You can also make donations via other New Zealand online banking accounts as well, into the following account: Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Account Number: 03 0251 0039807 00 By credit card If you are based overseas or New Zealand and would like to donate using your credit card, visit the official, secure credit card transaction donation facility at www.christchurchearthquakeappeal.govt.nz By TXT If you are in New Zealand, free text 'chch' to 933 to automatically donate $3 to the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal. By international telegraphic transfer Westpac will waive the international service fee usually charged for any donations made overseas by telegraphic transfer. These fees will be waived both for donations made in New Zealand currency or foreign currency. If you're making a donation from overseas, you may still be charged by your local bank. Please ask your bank to send payment by telegraphic transfer to: Westpac Banking Corporation, Wellington, New Zealand SWIFT Code: WPACNZ2W. For credit to account: 03 0251 0039807 00 Beneficiary: Christchurch Earthquake Appeal YOU CAN ALSO DONATE TO VICTIMS OF THE EARTHQUAKE AT: The Salvation Army Freephone 0800 530 000 Online at www.salvationarmy.org.nz or by post: The Salvation Army, PO Box 27001, Marion Square, Wellington, 6141. Mark correspondence: "Canterbury Earthquake Appeal" . Any ANZ Bank Account number 01-1839-0188939-00 Any National Bank Account number 06-0869-0548507-00 Any BNZ Bank Account number 02-0500-0982004-000 Any ASB Account number 12-3205-0146808-00 Any TSB Bank Account number 15-3942-0900372-00 Telecom, Vodafone and 2 Degrees, along with all major NZ media have partnered with the NZ Red Cross to supply the official txt-to-donate fundraising service for the NZ Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Appeal. Users of NZ mobile networks can text 4419 to make an automatic $3 donation to the Appeal. Children please ask the bill payer first before donating. New Zealanders can also include a message of support for the people of Canterbury when texting. 100% of the donation will make it's way to the Appeal. Variety -- The Children's Charity • Variety is currently running a 'Give an Hour' appeal, asking people to give at least an hour of their salary online at www.varietynz.org.nz/ christchurchearthquake • As part of this year's Variety Bash which is taking place in early March, Variety is running a charity auction on TradeMe from 3-16 March with all proceeds going to help children in need in Christchurch. This space kindly donated by the Waiheke Marketplace and Fairfax Media Kiwi icon recalled A reading of two plays by Carl Nixon will explore some iconic Kiwi characters as part of New Zealand Book Month. Greg Dean will star as Barry Crump in Crumpy: the life and times of Barry Crump, with Rosalie Henaghan and Grant Lilly playing several different charac- ters around him. Greg last appeared as another grumpy character -- Wal Footrot -- in the sellout musical Footrot Flats. The second play read- ing of Two Fish n a Scoop will feature Wai- heke High School students Forrest Denize and Tim Balme, with a supporting cast. The double bill per- formance will play at the Rocky Bay hall tonight, and at Artworks Theatre on Saturday, both at 7pm. Entry is by koha -- proceeds from Saturday s performance will go to the Waiheke Living Without Violence group. White Night for art White Night this Saturday will see more than 50 public and pri- vate art galleries, museums and cultural centres across Auckland throw open their doors for one special night. Waiheke venues are taking part in the event, which is part of the Auckland Festival. The Waiheke Com- munity Gallery has a special evening planned from 6pm to 10pm. As part of the Pacific Currents exhibition, art- ist Cerise Palalagi will create roll-on tattoos and show visitors how to cre- ate linocuts. Also on the programme will be learn to hula sessions and poetry readings. At Artworks Theatre there will be a special play reading of One Island -- Two Books, Whittakers will be featuring Lisa Cheung and Friends in concert, the Artworks Cinema will be presenting White Night films and the library will be open late. In Oneroa village, galleries Studio Con- nections, Toi and Tivoli will open late with Tivoli offering limited edition prints by major artists. Be in early for festival Entertainers: Dixieland Gipsy Band will perform on Easter Saturday in the daytime jazzabout series. Jazz lovers can book their early bird tickets this month only for the Easter Waiheke Island International Jazz Festi- val. The festival -- at four venues around the island -- will feature top acts including the Dixieland Gipsy Band from Den- mark, the Grand Central Band, Nathan Haines and Caitlin Smith. Evening series concert tickets and special events, such as the Good Friday Groove at Rangi- houa featuring a one-off performance by Sola Rosa Soundsystem, are $32.50, but locals are being reminded of the early bird price of $25 if tickets are bought before March 31. Jazzabout single day passes -- which offer entry to all daytime venues on one day -- are $49, but the early bird price is $39. Festival director John Quigly says concert ser- ies tickets are limited -- they can be bought at www.waihekejazzfest ival.co.nz. Go to www.waiheke marketplace.co.nz for a preview of the Dixieland Gipsy- band.
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