Friday, 5 June 2009

Blueskin Bay radio news for Friday June 5


Puketapu Radio presents Blueskin Bay local news in association with


Ousted library cat, Mimi, has been offered a new home. As reported in the Otago Daily Times on Thursday, Mimi has been moved on from her home of several years – the Blueskin Bay Library – after complaints that her fur was causing allergic reactions. A well-known entity in the area, much loved by library staff and patrons alike, Mimi will now be living in Northeast Valley.


Fine weather is forecast for Sunday which will see the Seacliff market in full swing. From 11am, local sellers of food, produce, preserves, plants and bric-a-brac will offer their wares at the market on Coast Rd. The market runs until 2pm.


The SPACE programme arrives in Blueskin Bay on Monday. The programme – supporting parents alongside children’s education – is mainly for first time parents and babies. Held at Warrington Playcentre, the programme gives parents an opportunity to meet and get to know each other. There will also be play sessions with age-appropriate equipment that supports infants’ learning and development. Anyone with a child under 10-months or who is expecting a child is welcome.


With winter upon us, the Waitati Film Society is now meeting weekly. Tuesday night’s feature is Donnie Brasco, an American film about the trials of being involved with the Mafia. Movies are shown at Bill’s place, Orokonui Rd, Waitati, from 8pm.


The Blueskin Bay Garden Club meets next Thursday night at Waitati Hall from 7.30pm.It will be a garden memoirs evening, sharing special memories of your garden and your families, from present or past which you would like to share. 


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