36 days ago

Paris’ Story: From wagging school to succeeding in life

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Across Aotearoa we have amazing tamariki and rangatahi who come through our programmes and experience inspiring transformation journeys.

Paris from the Bay of Plenty recently caught up with Sun Live to discuss her journey and the positive impact that Project K has had on her life.

Kei runga noa atu koe Paris! Thank you for inspiring us and leading the way for other rangatahi across the country!

Learn more about Paris' story here: bit.ly...

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26 minutes ago

Cash Paid for Old Sports Programmes

Helen from Strowan

Can anyone help.. My husband is looking to buy any old sporting programmes - match day magazines.. Rugby, Football, Cricket, Melbourne Cup Horse Racing, Motor Racing, Speedway, Soccer etc to add to his collection... Please message me or email hubby on mjbraithwaite@xtra.co.nz

2 hours ago

Papanui High School Life Drawing Nightclass

Bryan and Barbara Roper from Papanui High School Adult and Community Education

Papanui High School is offering a Life Drawing Nightclass taught by Rodolfo Lopez starting on Thursday 1 August 7-9 pm for 7 weeks at a cost of $198.

This course will focus in the study of the human figure using live models. It is give emphasis on the gesture, the use of basic shapes and forms to simplify the construction of the figure, utilize anatomical landmarks and render the human body in both analytical and intuitive manner. This goal is for students to be confident and expressive in drawing and designing the human figure. This course is suitable for adult students who are not offended by the sight of a nude live model.

For further information and enrolments please email Barbara Roper rpb@papanui.school.nz or telephone our office on 033520701.

2 days ago

Who have you nominated for Gardener of the Year?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Don't forget to nominate your favourite homegrown hero for our Gardener of the Year. We're looking for gardeners who have used their green thumbs to help others and make a difference in their community. They'll win lots of prizes, including products from event sponsors LawnMaster, Tui and Escea! More information about the competition and how to nominate in the link below. Meanwhile, here's a video fo 2015 winner Helen Coker talking about her experience in the competition.