28 days ago

Mapua Movie Nights

Reinhard from Mapua

Finally - Mapua's popular movie nights are back! On Sunday, June 14th the Packhouse Cinema will play the movie "Judy" in the Mapua Hall.

The story covers Judy Garland’s last gig in London. The film uses flashbacks in order for the audience to understand her character. What the story lacks in structure, it makes up with warmth. While this is a softer portrait, it still feels totally authentic.
The story hinges upon Garland trying to understand herself while making poor choice after poor choice. If you know anything about Judy Garland, you know where she is going... But what you may not know is --- how she arrived there! It is a deeply sentimental portrait of a brilliant mind and troubled heart.
What a heart-wrenching performance by Renee Zellweger. At times I had to remind myself that this wasn't Judy Garland. There have been some cynics saying that "Only a fool would try to play Garland." Dare, I say, Zellweger just made a fool out of you cynics.
No wonder she won the 2020 Golden Globe award and 2020 Academy Award for this performance.

As we are still under alert level 2 there will be some changes this time. Tickets have to be purchased in advance by sending an email to mapuahallsociety@gmail.com with your booking request. You will then receive payment instructions. Seats will be provided by the hall, so don't bring your own chairs. Also, due to the limited space in the BM room, numbers for visitors are limited to 50. Reservations have to close once the booking gets to that number.
Tickets are 12 dollars a person.

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7 hours ago

Help your club look smart and fresh all year round.

Resene

If your sports, music, hobby or community club facilities look a little worse for wear, Resene have fresh colour and paint to bring them back to their very best!

Resene have 3 prizes of $1500 of Resene quality paints, primers/sealers, wood stains and accessories to give away.

In addition, each winning club will receive a $500 Prezzy card, that you can use to keep your volunteer painters nourished and happy while they are doing the painting! PLUS we have some extra spot prize vouchers too! Simply nominate your club and tell us why they deserve to win! Entries close 31 August 2020!

You are welcome to nominate more than one club.
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9 hours ago

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Nelson from Motueka

Looking for Rimu 6 x 300mm + x 30/35mm
x 900mm.

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9 days ago

WHAT STANDARDS DO WE EXPECT OUR LOCAL MP TO LIVE BY?

Helen from The Brook

Politicians have to be thick skinned and live with more scrutiny than the average voter. Rightly so, and this includes Nick Smith.

"We know that he is feeling under pressure in his seat of Nelson this year, but staggering about in the dead of night, ranting about Nazis and having to be forcibly removed from the chamber is not the way to behave as an MP."

"Wood said Smith's behaviour was unlikely to endear him to local voters, who want an MP focused on representing them."

New Zealand Herald wrote: www.nzherald.co.nz...