Monday, 4 May 2009

Blueskin Bay radio news for Friday May 1


Puketapu Radio presents Blueskin Bay local news in association with


Energy-saving and generation projects around Waitati will be the subject of a University of Otago Geography Department seminar next Wednesday. The seminar "Hot air or small wind in Waitati?" will discuss the community's search for sustainable energy solutions. Scott Willis, of Waitati Energy Project, will discuss his group's actions and dreams. The seminar will be held in the Richardson Building, at the University of Otago, at 1 pm.


The police have issued a “lock doors and windows” warning after an intruder broke into a house in Warrington recently. While the elderly resident was uninjured, the offender remains uncaught. Constable Jon-Paul Tremain of Waikouaiti Police says, "This is a timely reminder to lock your doors and windows when going out or going to bed."


The regular, monthly market will be held again on Sunday at Coast Road, Seacliff.  A wide range of goods will be on offer, including produce, hot food, plants, preserves, and second-hand clothes.  The market runs from 11am to 2pm.

There will be no church service at St Barnabas, Warrington this Sunday, 3 May. Instead, there will be a combined service at Holy Trinity Church, Port Chalmers at 10am. Everyone is welcome.

The Waitati Toy Library is back in business following the school holidays. It will be open tomorrow from 10.30am for an hour, and then again on Monday evening from 6.30 until 7.30.


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