176 days ago

We Say/You Say: How will you be supporting businesses this summer?

Abby Irwin Reporter from Franklin County News

Kia ora neighbours,

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a $37 million recovery fund for Auckland businesses this morning, which will include 100,000 free vouchers to visit Auckland Council facilities, attractions, and venues.

The goal is to encourage Aucklanders to "rediscover the best of local businesses and visitor attractions" by visiting places like the zoo and museums, or attend summer events organised by community and cultural groups.

What business or attraction would you spend your voucher on this summer? Share your thoughts below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comment featured in the conversations section of the Franklin County News.

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2 hours ago

Heterodox Us, Artists Floor Talk

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Heterodox Us, Artists Floor Talk
Saturday 11 June, 1 – 2pm
Franklin Arts Centre

Join us to hear from some of the artists currently exhibiting as part of “Heterodox Us”.

This lively and engaging group of artists will share some insights into their work and present some challenging ideas. Make the most of a unique opportunity to draw from their rich depth of artistic process and experience - and to ask them your questions.

Artists: Ina Arraoui, Leela Bhai, Dagmar Dyck, Fatu Feu'u, Marcus Hipa, Andy Leleisi'uao, Iokapeta Magele-Suamasi, Sefton Rani, Raymond Sagapolutele, Delicia Sampero, Vaimaila Urale

5 hours ago

Pop-up Artists in Residence, Mon 30 May - Tues 14 June 2022

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On Monday 30 May, we begin a 2 ½ week “Pop-Up Artists in Residence” in the Community Gallery here at the Franklin Arts Centre. During this time, a selection of artists working in a range of mediums will take up residence in the space for 1-3 days at a time. Visitors will be treated to a glimpse into the artistic practice, materials and habits of these artists, together with the opportunity, in some cases, to have a go themselves.

Free entry. All welcome!

Artists on the agenda:

Eve Hawkins Green, Jillian King, and Michael Cuthbert
Mon 30 May - Wed 1 June

Pukekohe High School Senior Painting Students
Thurs 2 - Tues 7 June

Jan Leonard
Wed 8 - Thurs 9 June

Andrea Lewer
Fri 10 June

Frances Stevens
Mon 13 - Tues 14 June

1 day ago

Free Firewood for YOU 🔥

Jane Freeman from Timberline Contracting Ltd

Nothing beats a cozy fire.!
So we're giving away 3 trailer loads of free firewood, starting right now! One trailer load a week for the next 3 weeks, valued at a total of $640

TO ENTER: Simply head to our FB page, tag 2 friends in the giveaway post & give is a big thumbs up. www.facebook.com...

There is no entry limit, however, you can’t tag the same friend twice!
Double your chances of winning by entering our in store competition.

T's & C's
*Competition drawn on Wednesdays. 1st, 8th & 15th June 2022.
*Delivery is not included but can be added for an additional fee. (Standard rates apply)
*”Trailer load” is limited to a 1m3 trailer.
*Free loan trailers available (Standard loan trailer T’s & C’s apply)
*Offer not redeemable for cash
*Competition will be drawn as below.

Week 1 (1m3 Pine Off-Cuts) Drawn Wednesday 1st June
Week 2 (1m3 Hotmix) Drawn Wednesday 8th June
Week 3 (1m3 Tea Tree) Drawn Wednesday 15th June

* Firewood must be collected or delivered (at additional cost) before 15th August 2022