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Art in the Holidays

One-day Drawing and Painting workshop for ages 7 – 12 yrs.

If your child loves drawing and painting they’ll love this one-day workshop with artist Eion Bryant. With step-by-step instruction they will draw then create a vibrant acrylic painting learning tips and techniques along the way. Fun and focused!

VENUE: St. Anne’s Hall, Browns Bay, 8th October, 10.00 – 3.00pm.

Cost: $55 (includes all materials)

Bookings:, ph. 4836703, mob. 0211327033

“Torbay Sailing Club (TSC) offers ideal infrastructures and a lovely family atmosphere to learn the basics of sailing and boost the enjoyment of the sport. While our doors are always open to experienced sailors who wish to join our club, we also offer Learn to sail courses for children (JLTS 9 to 13years of age), Youth (YLTS 13 to 18 years of age) and adults (ALTS 18+) wishing to give sailing a go.

Our Junior LTS courses for the new season are (minimum of 5 participants):

  1. Monday 30th September to Thursday 3rd October 2019      (school holidays)
  2. Monday 7th October to Thursday 10th October 2019           (school holidays)
  3. Sundays 13th October to 15th December 2019
  4. Monday 20th January to Thursday 13rd January 2020          (school holidays)
  5. Sundays 9th February to 5th April + Club Champs end of April 2020

JLTS block courses (course 1, 2 & 4) run from 8:30a to 4pm, while the Sunday courses run weekly for 3 hours (morning or afternoon TBC). Both are $400.

All information are available on our website and you can enrol your child by emailing Lisa at

Our Youth and Adult Learn to sail courses are very popular, with block courses or weekly sessions available (minimum of 3 participants). Please email Linda at for further details.”



KIDS CHOICE SCHOOL HOLIDAY bookings are now open.  The programme will open
on Monday 30th September to Friday 11th October 2019.Days are full of fun activities and trips to stimulate and entertain your
children in a safe, fully supervised environment.CYF’s approved allowing you to apply for a subsidy.We are based at the Presbyterian Church, 10 Penzance Road, Mairangi Bay.
Hours of operation are 7am til 6pm daily.Contact Barb 027 440 6363 or 09 478 3705.Email:


Local girls and young women need your help!

 GirlGuiding New Zealand is New Zealand’s largest girl-only organisation and it’s our vision to see that all girls and young women are inspired and empowered to take action to change their world. We can’t do it without volunteers!

 We currently need volunteers to help us out with units in Torbay and would welcome anyone who wants to help young girls and women in their community, regardless of how much time you can give.

 To find out more information about volunteering, or to register your interest, visit us at: Alternatively, you can email Jenny on to chat about the different options available.






Candidates for the East Coast Bays Subdivision of the Hibiscus & Bays
Local Board have been invited to East Coast Bays  Methodist church,
Trinity at Waiake, 864 Beach Road Waiake, on Monday 23 September from
6.30pm. They will speak for 5 minutes each from 7pm and, if time allows,
will answer questions.