Friday, 19 June 2009

Blueskin Bay radio news for Friday June 12


Puketapu Radio presents Blueskin Bay local news in association with


Moves are underway to start a Waitati Open Orchard initiative. Open orchards are fruit or nut trees and other edibles planted in public places for all the community to harvest. Convenor Jackie Fanning would like input from Waitati residents on what to plant where, so anyone interested in this should look at the Blueskin Bay website for full details.


The Blueskin Youth Centre Association meets on Monday night to progress plans for a new community facility to replace the old Youth Hall. The meeting will be held at the Waitati Hall at 7.30pm.


The Waitati Film Society’s offering on Tuesday night is Driving to Zig-zag-land. A chronicle of a day in the life of a Palestinian cab driver in Los Angeles, it portrays the social struggle of the Arab immigrant in post-9/11 America. Movies are shown at Bill’s Place, Orokonui Rd, Waitati.


Next week a new exhibition opens at Gallery on Blueskin. Four Men's Media is an exhibition featuring works by four independent male artists. As part of the exhibition, pottery demonstrations will also be held next Thursday and Friday, from 11am to 2pm.


Waitati Children’s Book Club meets on Wednesday from 3.15 at the school. Everyone who enjoys reading is welcome.


And, finally, a reminder that all submissions – editorial or advertising – for the next Blueskin News must be in by Tuesday. Please email them to



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