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12 — Howick and Botany Times, Thursday, January 8, 2015 www.times.co.nz ARE YOUR VEINS TROUBLING YOU? DR. PAUL WEAVER UNIT 4A THE TERRACES 10 WELLINGTON ST, HOWICK WWW.0800VEINDR.COM Your Veins can be treated from around $29.00 per week over 24 months (terms and conditions apply, cost may vary depending on procedure) Interest free payment plans available. NON-SURGICAL, OFFICE BASED PROCEDURES, MINIMAL DOWNTIME FREE ASSESSMENT Individual results will vary. Before & After photos were taken over a period of 12 months. For Varicose Veins Medical Criteria Apply 125292-V2 AT THE AUCKLAND SPCA Auckland SPCA, 50 Westney Rd, Mangere. Ph: 09 256 7300. Visit our website at www.spca.org.nz FIND YOUR BEST FRIEND FOR SALE FROM $5 Available from Times Newspapers 50 Stonedon Dr, East Tamaki. Ph 271 8000 Art gallery GREEN Gables Cottage Art Gal- lery, at Hawthornden Reserve, 66 Cook Street, Howick, features paintings by Rae McKeown from January 9-30. Entry is free and eve- ryone is welcome. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 3pm. Sales help to support Totara Hospice South Auckland. For further details, phone Beryl on 534-5448. Op shopping YOU’LL find bargains galore and some of the best prices around at The Garage Op Shop, 96 Udys Road, Pakuranga. Our opening hours are Fridays, 10am to 2pm. Phone 576-2435, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Book sale NEED that unforgettable book for the beach or boat, a title to leave on a park bench or in the bach? The summer book sale at Howick Library is on until Satur- day, January 17. Movies in parks ALL over Auckland there is some- thing for everyone with block- busters to animation movies to home-grown flicks. Gather your family and friends, pack the pic- nic blanket and come and enjoy a summer’s evening under the stars. On January 17, from 7-10.30pm, Rio 2 screens at Maraetai Beach Park, Maraetai Drive. Admission is free. Please note that the movie start time depends on sunset time. For more information, refer online to www.moviesinparks.co.nz. Summer picnic HOWICK Historical Village, in Bells Road, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga, invites the public to its Summer Picnic on Sunday, Janu- ary 18, from 10am to 4pm. There will be lots of activities to join in, with crafts to do and grassy places to relax. Take your picnic blan- ket and basket and join in the fun family day. For more details, go to www.fencible.org.nz. Opening soon ST COLUMBA Church Shop, behind Paradice Ice Skating Rink, in Botany, wishes its supporters a very happy new year. It’s open 9am to 12.30pm, Wednesday to Friday, from January 14, with a good stock of clothing, including a wedding dress and christening gown, also a pushchair and high- chair and lots more. Fill-a-bag is on January 21-23. Patsy Lambert, of Howick, sent in these photos and writes: “What a lovely surprise as I was driving home before Christmas, when this enchanting display caught my eye. The gates were beautifully decorated and I just couldn’t resist hopping out of my car to ask if I could take these snaps. The gates opened to further delight. How wonderful that people such as Mrs Flashman in Bleakhouse Road make such time-consuming efforts to bring happiness to young and old alike. Thank you for sharing!” Photos supplied BOTANY BEAT is a free community notice-board for non-profit groups. Send notices to email@example.com, fax 271 8073, post to PO Box 259-243 Botany, Auckland 2163 or drop into our office at Times House, 50 Stonedon Dr, East Tamaki. New Year Honours TWO local stalwarts have been recognised in the national New Year Honours: Ross Warren, Queen’s Service Medal (QSM) For services to the community MR Warren has been involved in community organisations in Howick. He has held roles with the Howick and Districts Historical Society, including as chairman and board member of the village’s administration committee. He was also chairman of the Pakuranga Community Board from 2004 to 2010. He has been treasurer and committee member of the Bucklands and Eastern Beaches Ratepayers and Residents Association, and chairman since inception of the Howick Range Trust, which facilitated the building of the Howick Rifle Range. Mr Warren was also a founding member of Howick Tourism. He has been secretary since 1992 of the Musick Point Trust, which is chaired by his wife Shirley. He also served as a disciplinary sub- committee panel member for the Real Estate Institute of NZ from 1992 to 1997. Shirley Warren, Queen’s Service Medal (QSM) For services to the community MRS Warren has also been involved in community organisations in Howick. She has been the chair of the Bucklands and Eastern Beaches Ratepayers and Residents Association for the past two decades. She has been active in a number of other community organisations, including as a member of the Pakuranga Community Board from 2007 to 2010, and founder- president of the Tamaki Playcentre Association. She was a member of the Howick Local Board from 2010 to 2013, holding the parks and community facilities portfolios. Mrs Warren has also been chair of the Musick Point Trust since its inception in 1992, and was a New Zealand Suffrage Centennial Medallist in 1993.
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