Waiheke Marketplace : December 19th 2012
www.waihekemarketplace.co.nz 5 WAIHEKE MARKETPLACE, DECEMBER 19, 2012 NEWS Fullers Waiheke Island fun run and walking event CASH PRIZES (25k Run) SPOT PRIZES Massage tent Food and Refreshment Sharing her Christmas luck Christmas cheer: Stephanie Hessell shows her Christmas spirit by donating her hamper of turkey, ham, pudding and cake. By GILL ALCOCK A lucky raffle winner showed the true spirit of the season by gifting her prize to the Combined Churches free Christ- mas Day lunch at Onetangi Hall. Stephanie Hessell won the hamper full of festive goodies after buying raf- fle tickets outside the supermarket in Ostend. The raffle was organ- ised by the Omiha Wel- fare and Recreation Society to raise money for the Rocky Bay Hall. Inside the hamper was a turkey, ham, Christ- mas pudding and a homemade Christmas cake. Stephanie already has plans for Christmas Day and says she is happy to pass on her good fortune. I don t need the ham- per as my family is put- ting on Christmas. She says the free lunch was a good place to gift her prize to. I was very pleased to win something and I m lucky I don t need it. This time of year is all about charity so I m happy to be able to donate it. Television sensation has talent to share Unique artist: New Zealand's Got Talent musical phenomenon Mihirangi will run a workshop on December 27, followed by a performance on December 28. Photo: ANDY JACKSON Fresh from her unique performances on New Zealand's Got Talent, Mihirangi Karu will hold a workshop and a concert at Artworks Theatre. Singing in Maori and English, Mihirangi creates her own band sound by layering her vocals using a loop pedal. At the Being Your Voice workshop on December 27, Mihirangi will show potential singers how to work with their physical, emotional and authentic voices using modern, tra- ditional and cultural techniques suitable for the beginner through to the advanced singer. Mihirangi will teach vocal health and strength, techniques and exercises, as well as how to bring in emotion, soul and purpose so partici- pants sing with strength and confidence. I have no doubt that anyone can learn to sing, Mihirangi says. It s not your voice that can t sing, or your ears that can t hear, it s only ever a person s mind that is convinced that it can t. The physical parts are all there, it s the mind that needs to catch up. The vocal workshop lasts from 10am until 4pm and costs $55 for adults, $40 concessions and $30 for children. On December 28 Mihi- rangi will put on her Queen of Loops perform- ance that impressed the judges on New Zealand's Got Talent. Combining her timing, rhythm and vocal ability, Mihirangi creates a big band sound featuring deep bass lines, ska chops, jazzy riffs, soaring solos and beat boxing, using a Roland RC50 loop pedal. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm. Tickets cost $20 or $15 prepaid. To book the workshop and concert phone 372 2941 or email ArtworksTheatre@ gmail.com. Warrior sailing in The new Rainbow Warrior will be tour- ing New Zealand in January and February dropping anchor at key ports around the country. The new vessel has been purpose-built for its endeavours and the build was funded by donations from Green- peace supporters. She is the third ship to carry the Rainbow Warrior name and is at the cutting edge of clean technology and is one of the most envi- ronmentally friendly ships ever built. There will be oppor- tunities for keen sup- porters to take a tour of the new vessel, free of charge, in Auck- land, Oban on Stewart Island, Bluff, Dunedin and Wellington. For Waiheke Island residents the Rainbow Warrior will be moored at the western side of Princes Wharf, Auckland, on January 12 and 13. See the website greenpeace.org for times.
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