Archive for January, 2007

International Folk Dancing

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Teaching and dancing. No partner needed. Everyone welcome. Sundays for 6 weeks.
7 PM. $4.

The Band of the Royal New Zealand Navy performs

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Public concert in Russell from 10am to 11am. More information about the band on

Butterfly release : children

Monday, January 29th, 2007

Children are so gentle where butterflies are concerned.

These children were spending their last day in New Zealand before returning to The Netherlands with their parents. I took two of my Monarchs for them to release, and we found a sheltered garden to do so, near Kerikeri airport.

They were really moved – parents and children too. The Dutch word for butterfly (butterflies?) is “vlinders” and I heard the word mentioned often as they asked their Mum and Dad questions.




Special Church Service celebrating Waitangi Day

Saturday, January 27th, 2007

Everyone welcome to this choral service remembering Waitangi Day
especially tourists & visitors.

Folk Dancing

Friday, January 26th, 2007

Teaching and dancing international folk dances from many countries. No partner needed.

The Beegees Tribute Show

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Show 9pm until late, includes tribues to Freddie Mercury, Neil Diamond, Elvis and Roy Orbison. $20 a ticket, book now at Bounty Bistro & Bar,

Coming Events

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Further work on the Coming Events database and:

It’s now much easier to enter your event details

* If you want to enter a recurring event – when you click on the SUBMIT EVENT button, and your entry is acknowledged with a “Thanks!” message. Now click on the Back Button (top left-hand corner of your browser window, the arrow pointing to the left) and you will find the event details awaiting there – just change the date or whatever details have changed for the next event you want to submit. Now submit this new event; you can do this unlimited times.

* We’re working on having a live feed (RSS) set up for this page.  This will mean that links are live, and each time you open the webpage you will have the latest event information at your fingertips. In the meantime, please use the Refresh function built in to your browser. In some browser programs you use the F5 key and in some it’s Ctrl+R.

Evening around the Scuttlebutt

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Stories of building, adventures and future plans of Northland’s tall ship R Tucker Thompson. $20 entry includes food & wine.

History on the Bay

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

A day sail with a difference. Guest NZ Historic Places Trust Historian explains some key historic events in the Bay. $120 including tea & lunch

History on the Bay

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Day sail with a difference with guest NZ Historic Places Trust Historian explaining the Bay’s fascinating history. $120 including morning tea & lunch