March 2011 29th-31st.

March 2011

29th-31st… Kāpiti Sportspersons of the Year Awards 2011 (Paraparaumu)

Nomination are now open (March 1) for the 2011 Pak’nSave Kāpiti Sportspersons of the Year Awards. The awards are open to Kāpiti residents from Paekākāariki to Ōtaki. Full criteria is set out in the nomination forms. The qualifying period is from 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011. Nomination forms and more information are available from www.kapitilions.wellington.net.nz and (www.sportwellington.org.nz ) or from Pak’nSave Paraparaumu, district libraries, Coastlands and local sports shops. Or call Bill McKeich on 905 6952 or Bill Pearson on 905 6866 or Joe Franklin on 902 2495 Entries close 5pm March 31

April 2011

2nd Nga Manu Nature Reserve (Waikanae)

Nga Manu Nature Reserve, 281 Ngarara Road. Phone/Fax: +64 (0)4 293 4131. Email Us: [email protected] Opening Hours Nga Manu is open daily from 10am to 5pm every day of the year excluding Christmas Day. Bird feed-out tours 11am daily. Eel feeding is at 2pm daily. Entry Fees Adults $15.00 Children under 15 $6.00 Family (Max 2 adults plus children of that family) $35.00 No charge for teacher and parent help with 1:5 ratio or less. Group Bookings Discount for groups of 10 or more. Groups are requested to book in advance. website www.ngamanu.co.nz

2nd Twilight Run – Kāpiti Miniature Railway (Raumati Beach)

Kāpiti Miniature Railway “TWILIGHT RUN” Marine Gardens, Garden Road. Contact Secretary Phone:04 9054751 Email: [email protected] 5.00pm till 9pm Tickets $1.50 single ride. $8 for 6 trip $15 for 12 trip Cancellation published on Beach FM. Enjoy the fun of riding the Miniature Trains at Night. Headlights exploring the dark whilst you see the twinkle of red tail lights of other trains. Experience the thrill of seeing the beautiful park at Night, Why not bring a late Tea to the park and enjoy the atmosphere. Web: www.kapitirail.org

2nd Nga Manu Nature Reserve (Waikanae)

Nga Manu Nature Reserve, 281 Ngarara Road. Phone/Fax: +64 (0)4 293 4131. Email Us: [email protected] Opening Hours Nga Manu is open daily from 10am to 5pm every day of the year excluding Christmas Day. Bird feed-out tours 11am daily. Eel feeding is at 2pm daily. Entry Fees Adults $15.00 Children under 15 $6.00 Family (Max 2 adults plus children of that family) $35.00 No charge for teacher and parent help with 1:5 ratio or less. Group Bookings Discount for groups of 10 or more. Groups are requested to book in advance. website www.ngamanu.co.nz

2nd Bargain Stall – Fundraiser for Canterbury Earthquake Appeal (Waikanae)

A bargain stall is being held on Saturday 2 April from 9 – 11am at the Presbyterian Church Hall, Ngaio Road, Waikanae. All proceeds are going to the Caterbury Earthquake appeal.

Any queries please phone 9042527

2nd Weeding (Waikanae Beach)

9.00am-12noon at the Waikanae side of the river(RPS14) around salt marsh – meet at inner parking areaoff Tutere Street. Look out for the WECG flag. Enquiries 04 2983416.

3rd Kāpiti Miniature Railway (Raumati Beach)

The railway hosts a collection of live steam, internal combustion and battery electric locomotives. The track is a double loop and includes one station, two tunnels, two spirals and two viaducts in a run of about kilometre. Trains run between 1pm and 4pm on most Sundays of the year weather permitting. For more information visit www.kapitirail.org

3rd Nga Manu Nature Reserve (Waikanae)

Nga Manu Nature Reserve, 281 Ngarara Road. Phone/Fax: +64 (0)4 293 4131. Email Us: [email protected] Opening Hours Nga Manu is open daily from 10am to 5pm every day of the year excluding Christmas Day. Bird feed-out tours 11am daily. Eel feeding is at 2pm daily. Entry Fees Adults $15.00 Children under 15 $6.00 Family (Max 2 adults plus children of that family) $30.00 No charge for teacher and parent help with 1:5 ratio or less. Group Bookings Discount for groups of 10 or more. Groups are requested to book in advance. website www.ngamanu.co.nz

3rd Kāpiti Miniature Railway (Raumati Beach)

The railway hosts a collection of live steam, internal combustion and battery electric locomotives. The track is a double loop and includes one station, two tunnels, two spirals and two viaducts in a run of about kilometre. Trains run between 1pm and 4pm on most Sundays of the year weather permitting. For more information visit www.kapitirail.org

3rd Nga Manu Nature Reserve (Waikanae)

Nga Manu Nature Reserve, 281 Ngarara Road. Phone/Fax: +64 (0)4 293 4131. Email Us: [email protected] Opening Hours Nga Manu is open daily from 10am to 5pm every day of the year excluding Christmas Day. Bird feed-out tours 11am daily. Eel feeding is at 2pm daily. Entry Fees Adults $15.00 Children under 15 $6.00 Family (Max 2 adults plus children of that family) $30.00 No charge for teacher and parent help with 1:5 ratio or less. Group Bookings Discount for groups of 10 or more. Groups are requested to book in advance. website www.ngamanu.co.nz

7th 10th The Raft – By Carl Nixon ( Ōtaki)

Ōtaki Players at the Civic 7-9 & 14-16 April at 7.30pm and 10 April at 4pm. Tickets $15 from Railway Bookshop. Contact 06 3648942. Door Sales at the Civic.

9th Nga Manu Nature Reserve (Waikanae)

Nga Manu Nature Reserve, 281 Ngarara Road. Phone/Fax: +64 (0)4 293 4131. Email Us: [email protected] Opening Hours Nga Manu is open daily from 10am to 5pm every day of the year excluding Christmas Day. Bird feed-out tours 11am daily. Eel feeding is at 2pm daily. Entry Fees Adults $15.00 Children under 15 $6.00 Family (Max 2 adults plus children of that family) $35.00 No charge for teacher and parent help with 1:5 ratio or less. Group Bookings Discount for groups of 10 or more. Groups are requested to book in advance. website www.ngamanu.co.nz

9th Twilight Run – Kāpiti Miniature Railway (Raumati Beach)

Kāpiti Miniature Railway “TWILIGHT RUN” Marine Gardens, Garden Road. Contact Secretary Phone:04 9054751 Email: [email protected] 5.00pm till 9pm Tickets $1.50 single ride. $8 for 6 trip $15 for 12 trip Cancellation published on Beach FM. Enjoy the fun of riding the Miniature Trains at Night. Headlights exploring the dark whilst you see the twinkle of red tail lights of other trains. Experience the thrill of seeing the beautiful park at Night, Why not bring a late Tea to the park and enjoy the atmosphere. Web: www.kapitirail.org

9th Pamper Evening (Te Horo)

630pm 1030pm Te horo Hall. Tickets $5 presale or $9 door sale Massages, facials, pedicures, manicures, reflexology, jewellery, makeup, lingerie, glamour photography & so much more. Come and see a fabulous fashion and theatrical show with gowns, lingerie and costumes as well as some hot men in boxers and a chance to attend a live medium show. Come along and enjoy a fabulous night of pampering and indulgence, relax and enjoy a wine and something yummy to eat while having a massage and watching great night of entertainment. Get the girls together for a great night out. Lots of spot prizes to be won also Presale tickets available at: Harcourts Waikanae – Te Horo School -Saarsha House Waikanae(255 Te Moana Rd) & Unichem Kāpiti Lights

10th Kāpiti Miniature Railway (Raumati Beach)

The railway hosts a collection of live steam, internal combustion and battery electric locomotives. The track is a double loop and includes one station, two tunnels, two spirals and two viaducts in a run of about kilometre. Trains run between 1pm and 4pm on most Sundays of the year weather permitting. For more information visit www.kapitirail.org

10th Nga Manu Nature Reserve (Waikanae)

Nga Manu Nature Reserve, 281 Ngarara Road. Phone/Fax: +64 (0)4 293 4131. Email Us: [email protected] Opening Hours Nga Manu is open daily from 10am to 5pm every day of the year excluding Christmas Day. Bird feed-out tours 11am daily. Eel feeding is at 2pm daily. Entry Fees Adults $15.00 Children under 15 $6.00 Family (Max 2 adults plus children of that family) $30.00 No charge for teacher and parent help with 1:5 ratio or less. Group Bookings Discount for groups of 10 or more. Groups are requested to book in advance. website www.ngamanu.co.nz

10th Te Ra School Fair (Raumati South)

Te Ra School at 89 Poplar Avenue from 11.00am – 3pm. Fundraiser stalls and entertainment. Contact Nick 04 2990812.

10th Kāpiti Chamber Choir (Paraparaumu)

“Serenade to Music” at the Waikanae Memorial Hall 2.30pm. Adults $25, fulltime students $10. Tickets from Patricia’s Fashions (Waikanae), Moby Dickens Books (Paraparaumu Beach) Bookstacks (Raumati Beach) Contact Lyall Perris 04 9042546.