Thursday, 2 October 2008

Blueskin Bay radio news for Friday October 3

Puketapu Radio presents Blueskin Bay local news in association with
blueskin.co.nz

Senior citizens living in the Blueskin Bay area get the best deal in
greater Dunedin with the new free off-peak bus travel scheme which
began last week. Passengers with over-65ers' or veterans' Super Gold
Cards and Otago Regional Council Go Cards can travel to Palmerston and
back at zero cost. The Palmerston Minibus Services bus leaves every
weekday just after 9am from Waitati and Evansdale, and returns at
lunch time.

Waitati's Gallery on Blueskin is holding a Spring Show this Sunday
from 2pm. Featured artists include Jacob Feenstra, Patricia Payne,
Jenna packer, Nigel Wilson, Kran Snow, and Peter and Laura Gregory
among many others. Weather permitting there will be live jazz by "The
Swing of Things", and wine and nibbles in the courtyard. The
exhibition runs until 19 October.

Last month's Coast Road market at Seacliff was such a success that it
is being held again this weekend. Free stalls are still available.
Arts, crafts, food, plants and bric-a-brac will be on sale from 11am
to 2pm.

Mark your diary for next Tuesday October 7, because that's the date of
the Waitati Film Festival. This year's festival comprises film-makers,
actors and crew who currently live in Waitati. Included is a rare
screening of a short film that was accepted by the 2007 New York
Festival.

Tuesday is also the day the Blueskin Book Club meets. Anyone keen on
reading can join the group at the Blueskin Nurseries Café from 10am.

Following on from its successful Flower Show last weekend, the
Blueskin Garden Club is visiting the rhododendron dell at the Dunedin
Botanic Garden on Thursday evening. A tour of the rhodos begins at
6.30 and will be followed by coffee at the Mannequin Café.

And, finally, got rubbish you need to clear out? The ever- popular
Skip Days are back. This weekend's venue is Warrington with charges at
$6 for cars, $10 for station wagons and $15 for cars and trailers,
vans or utes.

More about these and other stories can be found on Blueskin Bay's
local volunteer news website, blueskin.co.nz.


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