Saturday, 28 February 2009

Blueskin News pdf March 2009

Click here to view or download the latest issue:

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Friday, 27 February 2009

No Craft Group till after Easter

There will be no Craft Group until after Easter. Any queries give
Louise a ring at the Blueskin Bay Library.

Louise Booth

Missing purr-son at the library

Hello

I have a home somewhere but the rest of the time I like to hang out at
the Blueskin Bay Library and eat Mimi's food. If you know my name and
where I come from be sure to contact one of the kind humans at the
library: phone Fur 822 Fur Fur Fur.

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Blueskin Bay News Feb 27

Blueskin Bay radio news for Friday February 27

 

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

 

Gallery on Blueskin has an exhibition opening tonight from 6pm. The solo show “Painting on Blueskin” features new and exciting work by Nigel Wilson. Many pieces feature Blueskin Bay. Plus, on Sunday, local potter, Peter Gregory will give pottery demonstrations and tuition.

Also on Sunday, the Coast Road Market will be held at Seacliff. In recent months this market has developed a good following and there are now large numbers of stall holders with a wide variety of new and used goods, plants and food for sale. The market is held between 11am and 2pm on the main road at Seacliff. To find it, follow the signs.

 

This weekend, surf lifesaving championships will be held at Warrington. On Saturday the seniors will compete, and on Sunday, the juniors and rescue boats.

 

Still at Warrington, and Taekwondo is back for the year on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6pm until 7.30pm. You can attend for the first month free. This is held in Warrington Hall.

 

On Tuesday, the Blueskin Bay Book Club meets at the Blueskin Bay CafĂ© from 10am.  New members are welcome.

 

There’s more culture the same evening from 8pm at Bill’s Place in Orokonui Rd when the Waitati Film Society will view the movie Brick.

 

On Thursday, the Retrofit public meeting will be held in the Waitati Hall from 7.30pm. Anyone interested in having their homes made warm and dry should be there to hear how they can achieve this for just 20% of the usual cost. This initiative is courtesy of the Waitati Energy Project.

 

 

The Blueskin Bay local volunteer news website can be found at www.blueskin.co.nz.

 

 

Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Pet Woodies

Pet Woodies

by David Baillie

I wondered what was I going to write about. Would it really be that important?

Two native wood pigeons answered by flying in to perch right outside
my window.  Looking one directly in the eye I knew, yes, I was to
write about the "Woodies".

Everyone has pet wood pigeons - they are so friendly, it won't be
news, but these pigeons apparently carry the news.

They've stopped cooing now, but for two months (Jan-Feb) they did lots
of it, as they got to know each other. The male performed magnificent
aerial climbs and falling swoops showing his talents to his intended.
She used to take off if he got too close, and they'd fly to the top of
the tallest tree, which they both agreed was the coolest place to be.

We had thought they were two adolescent males, but their madness was
not just youth, it was love.

First they plonked their heavy weights in the middle of our
blackcurrants breaking branches outwards. Soothing talk whenever we
saw them eating forest berries helped them learn what food was theirs.

Then I cleared a hanging curtain of muhlenbeckia exposing a bare
branch of tree Fuchsia. This become one of their favourite perches.

They like to tell us who's in command of our clearing by swooping
really close. This encourages us to stay in our place in case we get
our heads knocked off!

Being young they have learned new things like standing on the ground
to eat the currants (until we asked them not to do that) and talking
to us. The male has also been seen to loop the loop, flapping
furiously so as he topped his climb upside down, and made the circle.

Lorraine and I have been at Harmony, in the upper Waitati Valley, for
several years, so maybe it was their parents who told them "those
people are safe to live with."  We have certainly never met such
people-oriented Woodies.

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Massage, Naturopathy, Rebirthing, Reflexology, Conscious Relationships
with people, plants and animals. Waitati and 239 Waitati Valley Rd by
appointment.  David Baillie: 0211-22-0910 www.gemstonetherapy.info

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Northern Districts household insulation retrofits

Waitati Energy Project (Column)

By Scott Willis

 

Have you heard? The Great Retrofit Rollout is happening! We’ve partnered up with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) to undertake a rapid rollout of household insulation retrofits in the Northern Districts from March until the end of June, 2009.

 

This truly is big news, and will be WEP’s priority focus for the first part of this year. If you haven’t signed up already, get in now! You won’t get a better offer to make your home warmer, healthier and cheaper to heat.

 

I was invited to Wellington by EECA last month to give a presentation about WEP. It was an incredibly productive day, with all our initiatives receiving a boost, but none more so than the retrofit campaign.

 

We’ll now be working with EECA to retrofit over 200 priority households in the next few months. ‘Retrofit’ means ceiling insulation; under-floor insulation; polythene ground cover for damp proofing; hot water cylinder wrap; hot water cylinder pipe lagging; door draft excluders and four energy-saving light bulbs. I can’t tell you yet whether there’ll be any funds to assist with replacing dirty fires. EECA will pay 80% of the retrofit costs and households will pay 20%. In terms of real money, we’re talking in the region of a householder contribution of around $400 for a partial retrofit, to about $700 depending on what measures are required and are able to be installed (calculated on a 100m2 house). We are currently seeking ways to give households certainty on cost while ensuring the contractors get paid for work they do, and making this as fair as possible.

 

The initial notice of this went out on the WEP email list, and we’ve had a fantastic response already. However, we still need more, so spread the word throughout the Northern Districts. We’re compiling a register of interest (email to scott.willis@otago.ac.nz with ‘retrofit rollout’ in the title line), and we need your name, address, telephone, email, and please if you’re comfortable doing so, let us know if you’ve got a Community Services or Super Gold Card or are eligible for one. We have to ensure transparency and accountability, and this register is just a way of ‘fast-tracking’, because we’re doing a rapid rollout – all retrofits will need to be completed by July.

 

Essentially, we’re focussing on improving household energy efficiency beginning with the hub of Waitati and the broad zone of the Waitati Energy Project (the close Blueskin Bay area, including rural and residential Waitati, Evansdale and Warrington, and the larger Blueskin Bay area including Purakanui, Evansdale again, Seacliff and Karitane). Beyond that, we’re reaching into Waikouaiti to the north and North East Valley (the ‘Transition Valley 473’ area) to the south. This is because it gives our providers clear data – results can be more easily confirmed than if the same amount was spread over a larger area. It is also because with the networks we possess we’re reasonably confident we can make this happen within a short time frame. And finally, it is a lot more efficient for the contractors to work through each village street by street than the broad brush approach, and we’ll therefore get more for the money.

 

We’re holding the first public meeting Thursday, 5th March, 7.30pm in the Waitati Hall to answer any questions and to really get the ball rolling. Registrations of interest will have to be translated into completed applications and we should see retrofits begin very soon, all going well. Please get in early so we can ensure you don’t miss out!

 

In other news, we’ve got a Renewable Generation Advisory Team within the WEP now, and there are a number of exciting initiatives that are quietly chugging along, after diverse meetings, discussions and new relationships being established. We’ve begun work on the big Simple Energy Solutions competition and need a couple more dedicated souls to ensure all keeps running smoothly. But most of all, please help us ensure we get really good coverage, particularly of households in need, for the rapid Retrofit Rollout over the next four months.

 

You can join the email list at the address below, visit the web-pages (http://www.transitiontowns.org.nz/waitati) or importantly come to the events publicised here and on the noticeboards. To talk about the Retrofit Rollout by telephone, call either Geraldine (482 2517) or Scott (482 2240), but better yet, come to the public meeting or email (scott.willis@otago.ac.nz).

 

 

 

Blueskin News pdf Feb 09

February edition of the Blueskin News:

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Ad: Walk to Work Day,

Fare of $5

Breakfast (hot cross bun or similar, and coffee or tea)

Spot prizes

Entertainers from the Fringe Festival (stilt walkers, hula hoopers, fire eaters)

Departs Waitati at 7.45am and stops if required at Purakaunui, Sawyers
Bay and St
Leonards.

Car pools will leave from towns to the north of Waitati as follows:

Palmerston (near the station) 7.00am

Waikouaiti (near the old station site) 7.10am

Karitane Hall 7.10am

Seacliff Market 7.20am

Warrington Memorial Hall 7.30am

Reservations essemntial: 477 4449 or reserve@taieri.co.nz

Waitati gets a daily commuter train, albeit only for a day

Waitati gets a daily commuter train, albeit only for a day

by the editors

A suburban train will run from Waitati to Dunedin on Wednesday, March
18, when commuters will be encouraged to walk or take public transport
to work, Bill Campbell reported in the 'Otago Daily Times' last month
[23 February to be exact, which is this month if you are reading this
before next month].

A fare of $5 per train journey would be charged, Dunedin City Council
events and sustainable travel co-ordinator Charlotte Flaherty told the
newspaper.

People would be encouraged to travel by bus and on foot to work from
other parts of Dunedin, while another train will run from Mosgiel.
Commuters will be offered breakfast (hot cross bun or similar, and
coffee or tea, provided by Dunedin businesses. There will also be spot
prizes, a live radio broadcast and entertainers from the Fringe
Festival (stilt walkers, hula hoopers, fire eaters).

The North Line passenger train will leave Waitati at 7.45am and stop,
if required, for passengers at Purakaunui, Sawyers Bay and St
Leonards, Taieri Gorge Railway operations manager Grant Craig said.
The return train to Waitati will leave the Dunedin Railway Station at
5pm, with similar stops to the morning service.

Car pools will leave from towns to the north of Waitati as follows:
Palmerston (near the station) 7.00am; Waikouaiti (near the old station
site) 7.10am; Karitane Hall 7.10am; Seacliff Market 7.20am; Warrington
Hall 7.30am.

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WAITATI SCHOOL (column) (definitive version)

WAITATI SCHOOL

by Julie Cook

There has been a primary school in Waitati since 1864 – that's 145
years – and it has been at its current site for the last 128 years.
The roll of 58 children, aged between 5 and 12 years, come from homes
in the environs of Waitati village, including Warrington, Doctors
Point, Mount Cargill and the Silverpeaks.

The school code ("We care about Ourselves, Our environment, Each other
and Our learning") is something that shapes and distinguishes school,
pupils, staff, and even our community and makes it the friendly small
school that it is.

We pride ourselves on being an Enviro School and with the
participation and support of the children, staff, parents, donors, and
the Waitati community (including the local Waitati Edible gardens
Group) we have a thriving cottage garden. The school entered and
secured a Bronze Enviro School Award in 2008 and this year the Silver
Award is set firmly in our sights. Enviro School is also about knowing
our environment and community, and we're fortunate to live on such an
accessible and diverse coastline, in such a compact community. The
presence of Orokonui Ecosanctuary on our doorstep provides a focus for
learning about our natural heritage and wildlife.

The school couldn't provide all its cross-curricular activities
without the parents who lend their experience in music, craft, art,
gardening and sport, contributing to a uniquely Waitati experience for
the children. Workshops and activities include: mosaics, print-making,
flax-planting, carving, native tree planting, caring for chickens,
performance arts, learning to play the guitar and recorder, karakia
and cooking.

Just because we're a small school doesn't mean we don't have our share
of success in sports and outstanding performances by a number of
students at regional and national levels shows the depth of our
children's abilities across the sports arena including individual
events like athletics, gymnastics and swimming, and team events like
softball, netball, rugby and soccer.

Every year the whole school enjoys a school camp which is a great
team-building event fostering caring and cooperation across the
classes. Last year it was Waiora Scout Camp and this year it will be
Tirohanga in Term 2. The Year 6-8 children have an extra camp away
each year with challenging and adventurous outdoor activities.

The Parent Teacher Association has done a splendid job with a variety
of activities during the year and the community can expect more of the
same, including the Annual Fair, Matariki Supper and Lantern Walk,
Book Fair, Spring Bulbs, and also providing catering services to
functions being held at the Waitati Hall. We appreciate the wonderful
support of the community, our local businesses, the Blueskin
Playcentre and the Blueskin Bay Library and we're looking forward to
another great year.

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Monday, 23 February 2009

DEREK'S GARDEN DIARY: Saved by the rain

DEREK'S GARDEN DIARY

Saved by the rain

by Derek Onley

Rain in late February saved the runner beans. A combination of meagre
rainfall and record temperatures over the summer caused them to panic
and fearing imminent death, they raced to produce seeds. They
succeeded in their reproductive endeavours but the result from a
gourmet point of view was almost inedible: short, tough, seed-filled
pods. In other cases the flowers fell off with no bean in sight. Had
it been early in the season or the weather dull, wet and dreary, you
could have blamed this on the lack of bees, but this year the bumble
bees were out in force; the cause was lack of water.

This need for water was recognized very soon after the introduction of
runner beans into Europe from the Americas in the 17th century. The
plant was first grown in the manor house for its decorative flowers.
Unless you lived in southern Spain where the Moors left a fine legacy
of irrigation channels, watering was a big task involving wooden
barrels, carts and horses, donkeys, recalcitrant mules and oxen - best
avoided at all costs.

Runner beans are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Just remember
to water them, soak them in fact, a couple of times if the weather
turns dry in January or February. Or you can save yourself the trouble
by growing them in humus-rich soil and mulching them heavily. If you
do mulch, however, do so only after the soil has warmed up and the
beans are climbing well and showing the first flower buds, for slugs
love the cool damp conditions under mulch and the succulent new bean
shoots.

Runner beans are perennials and will grow up from the rootstock each
year around Blueskin Bay, as long as you do not live in a very frosty
spot. Even then there are always a few plants that succumb to cold,
damp and rot, and need replacing every year. They are easy to grow
from seed and you can let a few pods dry out on the vines. There will
always be a few pods that you missed, hanging there in the most
obvious of places after the plants have died down in May. If you do
grow your beans in the same place every year make sure you feed them
very well. Pile compost around them once they have started climbing
and toss on seaweed. Early on in the season you will have to watch out
for slugs eating the new shoots. These new perennial shoots are much
smaller and thinner than plants grown from seed and in a slow spring
they take ages to get going fast enough to outrun the slugs. I usually
grow my beans in a different place after a couple of years on the
basis that it helps prevent depletion of the soil and build up of bugs
or diseases.

Saucers of beer are the traditional traps for slugs and snails though
I have never been that convinced that they work and somehow rarely
remember to save enough anyway. Better to go out at night with a
torch, look under any mulch in the daytime or leave out bits of wood
for them to hide under. Avid organic and conservation minded gardeners
in the UK transport their unwanted slugs and snails to "friendlier
habitats", where they can play their part in the ecosystem by becoming
prey for thrushes, hedgehogs and shrews. Unscrupulous New Zealanders
have been known to throw them into the neighbours' garden.

Last year's advice for what to plant in March is still at
http://www.blueskin-co-nz.blogspot.com/

Briefly, this is the month to plant onion seeds to grow over winter
and transplant early next spring. The first of the Broad Beans can be
sown in the last few weeks of the month. You can still plant seeds and
plants of faster growing greens such as
leafy Lettuce, Mesclun mixes, Rocket and Spinach, take a chance on
Spring Onions and plants of Broccoli, Cauliflower and Cabbage.


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BLUESKIN BAY LIBRARY

Blueskin Bay Library (column)

Newsletter March 2009

By Louise Booth

 

Here comes autumn, with cooler weekend weather and darker nights. What to do, but read, listen to CD’s or watch DVD’s? Or you could write some poetry. Now that ‘Blueskin Poets 2008’ has been launched with all due fanfare, we are preparing ‘Blueskin Poets 2009’. We are pleased that the children’s book clubs begin again this month. Read on for more detail. 

 

‘Blueskin Poets’

 

We are expecting many orders for copies of ‘Blueskin Poets 2008’, especially the beautiful colour version. Black and white copies are available now from the library, at $7.00 a copy. Included in this price is a colour page of your choosing. This is to ensure that families of the artist/poet have a colour copy of their work. The full colour collection will cost $20. We are taking orders with payment due at the end of March. Hard-cover copies will be available for borrowing from Blueskin and Central libraries, while Waitati and Warrington school libraries also each have a copy.

 

We are already taking poems for ‘Blueskin Poets 2009’. Work from everyone – local adults and children – is welcome. The deadline will be the end of July, and we expect to be ready to launch in September.

 

Staff News

 

Amanda leaves us on Saturday 14 March to take a year of parental leave. We wish her all the best for the next year and look forward to the safe arrival of her baby.

 

Mimi, our library cat, will be the celebrity guest at the next cat show on Sunday 29 March in the South Dunedin Town Hall. Louise will be reading cat stories with Mimi assisting.

 

Waitati Children’s Book Club

 

The Waitati Children’s Book Club starts up on 17 March, yes, St Patrick’s Day, so remember to dress in green. The book club will run from 3.15 – 4.30pm at the Waitati School. Afternoon tea will be provided by Waitati School. All children aged seven and older are welcome.

 

Our Library Banner is back!

 

And it needs you!

 

There are only 6 letters left to do –

 

Would you like to decorate one?

 

Please ask at the desk for more info or phone 4822444

 

Many thanks to Doris Whyte & the East Otago Embroidery Guild for their wonderful contributions to this project.

 

Come along to the Council's Have Your Say Expo Event on 27 and 28 March at the Town Hall. This is your chance to see all the services the Council provides and for you to discuss priorities for the future. Admission is FREE.
http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/your-council/expo-2009

 

WAITATI EDIBLE GARDENS (column)

WAITATI EDIBLE GARDENS (column)

by Lucy Jack

Words of WEGgiedom

HARVEST MARKETS on Mark and Rayna's porch have kicked off this year with much busyness and success. The next one will be held on Sunday March 15th, so bring and buy all your local (from Seacliff to Purakaunui) produce.

Thanks to everyone who took part and especially Mark and Rayna for hosting the event.

If you would like to be more involved in Waitati Edible Gardeners, contact me (Lucy) at waitati.edible.gardeners@gmail.com and I will put you on our 'friends' list.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE: Official life membership to the Waitati Edible Gardeners is $5 and will entitle you to discounts on our workshops and tours. We will put the revenue generated back into subsidising future events. To become a member, email me or post $5 with your name and WEG membership in my mail box (14 Orokonui Rd). We have got a fandangly new website (thanks to Carl Scott): www.transitiontowns.org.nz/node/427. It is part of the Transition Towns movement and contains photos, info and contacts for all of our events.

If you don't do email, but still want to be involved in our events, call me on 482 1773, and I will keep you in touch via phone.

Dear Aunt Lucy,

I am interested in edible flowers, any advice?

Again I refer to the story of a man my friend met in the woods in Florida who once said (put on a thick, dubiously Southern accent) 'you c'n eat anythang, some thangs j'st taste better 'n uthers.' He was just about to eat a bobcat.

It is not entirely a case of taste when it comes to plants as some will also give you contact-dermatitis, internal haemorrhaging or epilepsy. So please, as a rule of thumb, if you don't know what it is, don't eat it. That said, lots of common things including weeds are delicious. Calendula petals are poor-man's saffron or just pretty scattered on salad. Borage flowers taste cucumbery and can be frozen in ice cubes to add to drinks. Nasturtiums are gaudy, peppery salad additions whose pickled buds are a frugal alternative to capers. Immature pansies taste like winter greens; and lavender can be crystallized or used to flavour sugar. Young dandelion buds can be fried in butter and taste a bit like mushrooms. Okra, squash, pumpkin and courgette flowers can be stuffed with all sorts of goodies and baddies (ricotta cheese, roasted veg, rice, couscous), dipped in tempura batter and fried. Other simple salad additions include the flowers of: thyme, sage, rosemary, scented geraniums, mustard and chives. Please do NOT eat azalea, crocus, daffodil, foxglove, oleander, rhododendron, lily of the valley or wisteria flowers.

XX-Aunt Lucy

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Blueskin A & P Clearing Sale to be held on 4th April

Blueskin A & P Clearing Sale to be held on 4th April

by Paul Clements

This year's Clearing Sale at Bland Park, Waitati is set for 4 April.
The Sale over the past few years has been a great opportunity for
anyone to market their goods and to recycle.

Itms for sale will be set out in lots with easy access for viewing and
running the Auction.

The auction is set to start at 11.00am, preceded by the delivery of
items from 8.00am. Contact George Terry (025 224 0311) with large
items you wish to advertise. We will run an advertisement in the
'Otago Daily Times' before the sale.

The day will have a Fair atmosphere with local schools running food
stalls, car boot sales and various fun events. It is the wish of the
A&P Society to involve many local groups in this event. If you have an
idea we have the space for you.

The World Famous Possum Toss will be run, so wind up those tossing arms.

The A&P also would like to encourage you to become a member, $10 per
family payable at the Secretary's Office. There will be a lucky number
run in conjunction with this promotion. We need your support to keep
this local facility operating for our community.

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UPDATED: JUMBLE SALE Waikouaiti District Pony Club

JUMBLE SALE

Waikouaiti District Pony Club

Saturday March 14 at 10.00am

at St Johns Church hall, Beach Street, Waikouaiti.

Please come and help support our young riders.

We require donations of quality jumble if anyone has any to spare.

Collection can be arranged by phoning Lynley O'Neill 4822338 or Maree
Scott 4822731.

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WAITATI TOY LIBRARY (column)

WAITATI TOY LIBRARY

by Dawn Hope

We would like to apologise for the non-opening of our first scheduled
session, which was due to an administration error - we hope that you
were not inconvenienced too much.

We are still phasing in new items at the toy library, so make sure you
come along and take the opportunity to hire these great new additions.
We hope you enjoy them as much as we enjoyed choosing them. Please
give us feedback or ideas at any stage.

We are always ready to welcome new families to our toy library, so
come along and see what an exciting range of toys, books and puzzles
we have to offer.

We are open at the Waitati Hall each fortnight on the dates listed below:

Saturday 7th March 10.30-11.30am

Monday 9th March 6.30-7.30pm

Saturday 21st March 10.30-11.30am

Monday 23rd March 6.30-7.30pm

Please note we will be closed in April due to Easter and School holidays.

If you would like any further information please contact Liz on 482-1450.


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Sunday, 22 February 2009

SWAP, CHOP, AND SEW

SWAP, CHOP, AND SEW

7PM Waitati Hall Friday 13th March

$2 Entry. Bring a nibble for supper

Has the resession hit your wardrobe ? Heres a novel way to give it a cheap lift.

Bring along your quality unwanted garments to swap with others.

Bring those shabby used ones to chop up and remodel.
Sewing machines available on the night.

Saturday, 21 February 2009

Ad: WARRINGTON PLAYCENTRE OPEN WEEK

WARRINGTON PLAYCENTRE OPEN WEEK

TUESDAY 10 MARCH
WEDNESDAY 11 MARCH
FRIDAY 13 MARCH

Warrington Playcentre would like to extend a warm welcome to all
families and pre school children to drop in and visit us during our
Open Week, Tues 10, Wed 11, and Fri 13 March.

We hope this will be a chance for you to meet other young families in
the communtity and see what we get up to at our wonderful and friendly
centre.

Whether you have a newborn baby, a busy toddler or a curious 4 year
old (or a combination!) we look forward to meeting you, showing you
around and having a cuppa.

Open hours: 9am - 12pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday.

Corner of Stephenson Rd and Station Rd, Warrington

THE BLUESKIN BAYLEAF: The good stuff

THE BLUESKIN BAYLEAF

The good stuff

by Rowan Holt

Every diet should be balanced, plenty of fruit, vegetables, fresh
water, protein and every now and then a decent sized plateful of this
delicious dish . . . just because it is delightful and that in its
very self it is good for you! Effortless and elegant.

Of course, use your home grown produce and free range eggs where you can.

Creamy Carbonara

6 rashers bacon, roughly chopped

2 shallots finely chopped

1/2 cup cream

1/2 cup parmesan cheese

4 egg yolks

salt & pepper

Flat leaf parsley, chiffonnade (cut finely)

400g fresh fettuccine

Sauté the shallots and bacon in oil until golden, add 1 teaspoon of
brown sugar and 1 tablespoon of malt vinegar. On a medium heat
continue cooking until it starts to caramelise and turns a deep golden
colour. Set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk the egg yolks, cream, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.

Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Add the fettuccine and
cook until al dente (firm to bite). Drain and return to pot to keep
hot.

Add the bacon and shallot mix and the cream mixt to the pasta pot.
Stir thoroughly but gently, cover the pot and let it sit for a few
minutes. This process and heat will cook the egg.

Add parsley and stir again.

Serve in deep pasta bowls with extra grated parmesan cheese and cracked pepper.

For dessert, serve simply sliced sweet navel oranges. It seems to
offer the perfect amount of acidity to offset the richness. Don't
forget a glass of wine – you choose; anything goes here.

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That's Orokonui with lots of Os, like Joe Rokocoko.

WARRINGTON SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB (column)

WARRINGTON SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB

by Lyn Hastie, Kaye Burns and Peter Dowden

Warrington had 35 children entered in the Southern Regional Ocean
Athletes Competition at Warrington Beach, and what a great weekend it
was for the club. The weather was
pretty much perfect and Warrington juniors did themselves proud. They
ran, swam, paddled in a very competitive manner and the results were
there to prove it. Their coaches and I know Cherie and Mark were very
proud.

Otago Championships are taking place right now [ie 28/2 and 1/3] at
Warrington: seniors on Saturday, and juniors and rescue boats on
Sunday.

Next Saturday, 7 March, the South Island inflatable rescue boat races
will be held here too. This is a terrific spectator sport and well
worth a visit to our beach.

Our 'Monster Garage Sale' Saturday March 28 will raise much needed
funds for the club. The sale will start at 9am and will include a
barbecue, plant stall and raffles so there's something for everyone.
The public can donate goods for sale (except for clothes) by calling
Kaye 482 2494, Lyn 482 2896 or Peter (mornings only) 482 2441.

Thankyou to the members who turned out to two working bees and shifted
sand, filled a huge hole under the A-frame, painted, painted, grass
cutted, cleaned etc. The plumbing of our new kitchen is complete and
we have a big fridge freezer.

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Blueskin Playcentre (column)

Blueskin Playcentre

by Katie Bourne

Blueskin Playcentre is 50 years young!

This year is the blueskin playcentre's 50th birthday! Three mornings a
week, children come to Waitati to enjoy the fantastic facilities of
the playcentre. Indoor play includes a library, blocks, dress-up, role
play, arts, crafts and puzzles, plus a separate hall with balls, mats
and music. Outdoor play includes sand, water, swings, slides, tools
and ball games. There is always morning tea with a learning story
where everyone comes together to listen. Our children often team up
with other local playcentre groups for fun trips such as visiting the
local Marae, Seasider train, museum and of course the local beaches.

Play is supervised by a qualified child educator, supported by parents
who also have the opportunity for free training in the world of
child's play and development. Day to day running is coordinated by a
committee of volunteer parents who arrange trips, fundraising, PR, toy
purchasing, building upkeep and health and safety. It is a great place
for children and carers to make new friends and a wonderful chance to
escape from the house.

All preschool children are welcome at Blueskin Playcentre, Orokonui
Road, Waitai. Sessions are Monday, Wednesday and Friday during school
term time. Call 027 427 1727, e mail blueskinplaycentre@gmail.com or
just come along!


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Blueskin Playcentre: 50 years old this year.

EXTREMELY FAMOUS ANNUAL SEACLIFF GARAGE SALE

THE EXTREMELY FAMOUS

ANNUAL SEACLIFF GARAGE SALE

SUNDAY 15 MARCH

The Domain, Kilgour Street, Seacliff

10am to 2pm

Rain or shine

Food. Music. Entertainment. Bargains Galore.

Something for Everyone

Stall holders welcome

(No charge for a stall, but we will be asking for a small contribution
to cover advertising costs)

Any queries: Contact Cathie – tel: 465 8222

COMING EVENT: Waikouaiti Pony Club Jumble Sale

Waikouaiti Pony Club Jumble Sale

Waikouaiti District Pony Club are holding a jumble sale on March 14 at
St John's Church Hall, Beach Street, Waikouaiti.
We require donations of quality jumble if anyone has any to spare.

Collection can be arranged by phoning Lynley O'Neill 4822338 or Maree
Scott 4822731.

Thank You for helping support this fundraising venture.

OROKONUI ECOSANCTUARY column

OROKONUI ECOSANCTUARY

by Sue Hensley

Exciting News

Orokonui has a nesting pair of kaka. Although it was thought the
juveniles were too young to breed, a nest box was put up just in case.
However the pair ignored that and found their own nest hole in a great
location – by the stream and with lots of fruiting trees around. The
female kaka incubates alone for about a month and is fed by her mate.
The experts have warned against disturbing the female on the nest and
so we'll just have to wait and see if anything comes of this first
nesting attempt.

There will be a lot longer to wait for the six gravid jewelled geckos
to give birth as they are pregnant for nine months and will give birth
to live young just before winter. Things move slowly in the reptile
world!

The January pest monitoring round showed up a couple of problem areas
as was expected, with one mouse print and at least one hedgehog. A lot
of effort over this month will go into trapping and rechecking those
areas.

The Visitor and Education Centre has developed considerably this last
month with the concrete foundations poured, part of the deck built
and three recycled shipping containers swung into position. These will
provide the structure for the classroom. The Centre is expected to be
completed in July and officially opened next Spring.

The Education Programme has received 3 years' funding from a highly
contestable fund of the Ministry of Education. This will allow the
programme to develop further and deliver to more schools.

The Ecosanctuary is open exclusively for guided tours. Bookings are
essential. Tours cost $20 adult, $10 child with half price for
members. Tours are for 1½ - 2 hours for a maximum of 8 people per
guide. Come and see this fantastic forest restoration project in
progress, learn about the changes that have already been made and
support the development of the Ecosanctuary.

For enquiries the office number is 482 1755. For further information
on the Ecosanctuary, visit www.orokonui.org.nz or see our box at the
Blueskin Bay Library.


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Monster savings at the beach

Monster savings at the beach

by Peter Dowden

The Warrington Surf Life Saving Club will hold its "Monster Garage
Sale" on Saturday 28 March at the club rooms on Warrington Domain.

"This is an important fundraiser for our club and a great way to show
support for our volunteer life guards," club spokesperson Lyn Hastie
said.

"It is difficult for our small community to provide the only
safety-patrolled beach between here and Christchurch, and we always
appreciate the strong support from local people," she said.

Folk were particularly generous during the National Jandal Day street
appeal last December, she said

The sale will start at 9am and will include a barbecue, plant stall
and raffles so there's something for everyone.

The public can donate goods for sale (except for clothes) by calling
Kaye 482 2494, Lyn 482 2896 or Peter (mornings only) 482 2441.

Thursday, 19 February 2009

Blueskin Bay radio news for Friday February 20

Blueskin Bay radio news for Friday February 20

 

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

 

The prizegiving for the Blueskin Library’s Summer Reading Programme will be held at 4pm on Friday Feb 20, at the library in Waitati. Prizes and certificates will be award to each child who reached their summer reading goals.

 

A successful turnout of both buyers and sellers at the Waitati Edible Gardens Harvest Market last Sunday will ensure the event continues for the next few months.  The market will be held on the third Sunday of each month at the Old Waitati stores in Harvey St.

 

If you need an upgrade to your children’s toy supply, the Waitati Toy Library is open on Saturday morning from 10.30 until 11.30, and again on Monday evening between 6.30 and 7.30pm.

 

For a more reflective outing, St Barnabas hosts church services at Warrington on Sunday mornings at 11.30.

 

And if you’re looking for a new sport to take up this year, taekwando might be the answer. Classes are held each Monday and Wednesday night from 6 until 7.30 at the Warrington Hall. You may attend classes free for the first month.

 

By Lynnaire Johnston

 

Warrington Surf Life Saving Club Garage Sale

The Warrington Surf Life Saving Club hopes Dunedin and Otago
people will support its "Monster Garage Sale" on Saturday 28 March at
the Warrington Domain.

"This is an important fundraiser for our club and a great way to show
support for our volunteer life guards," club spokesperson Lyn Hastie
said.

"It is difficult for our small community to provide the only
safety-patrolled beach between Dunedin and Christchurch, and we always
appreciate the strong support we receive from Dunedin," she said. City
folk were particularly generous during the Jandal Day street appeal
last December.

The public can help by donating goods for sale (except for clothes)
and by turning up to the Garage Sale on the day.

Club Contact: Lyn Hastie 4822896

DUNEDIN CITIZENS ADVICE

DUNEDIN CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU

AWARENESS WEEK 9-16 MARCH 2009

"REAL VOICES, REAL PEOPLE FOR ALL PEOPLE"

It is a rarity these days to be able to access help and advice from a
real person in our own community. Working face to face with people is
one of the great strengths of our organization and one of the rewards
of being a volunteer.

Citizens Advice Bureau provides a free, impartial and confidential
service of information, assistance and referral which is available
from real people to all people in our community, either face to face
or via the telephone or email.

During our Awareness Week we will be promoting the services we
provide, including the Consumer Clinics, Justice of the Peace Service
and our new service of providing assistance to speakers of Mandarin
and Cantonese.

We can be contacted on phone 471 6166 or 0800 367 222, email
cab.dunedin@xtra.co.nz or call in to see us at 301 Moray Place,
Dunedin

Classified ad: Creative Memories

Creative Memories Workshop
Where are your photos stored? Would you like to have them labelled,
sorted & organised? Have you heard of Scrapbooking but don't know what
it's about? Workshops are held the last Thursday of each month from
7pm at the Warrington Hall. Contact Dawn Hope 482-2787 for more
details.

New Zealand Internet Blackout

Join The New Zealand Internet Blackout to protest against the Guilt
Upon Accusation law 'Section 92A' that calls for internet
disconnection based on accusations of copyright infringement without a
trial and without any evidence held up to court scrutiny. This is due
to come into effect on February 28th unless immediate action is taken
by the National Party.

Stand up against "Guilt Upon Accusation" for New Zealand
http://creativefreedom.org.nz/blackout.html

BLUESKIN BAY BOOK CLUB (column)

BLUESKIN BAY BOOK CLUB

by Liz Knife

Our keen members turned up for the first meeting of the year on
Tuesday 3 February, and after a cuppa and a catch up on the Christmas
holidays some interesting books were reviewed.

'Isadors Children' was written by Linda's daughter Sam Charlton.
This book should be available in the library soon. It is a fantasy
set in a land which sounds a bit like our own Central Otago in places.
Well worth a read and great to have a locally written book reviewed.

'Cholas in Bowlers' written by Jane Mundy. The writer meets Graham and
on a whim, suddenly abandons her comfortable lifestyle, and they take
off to Bolivia. This book is a vivid, and humorous account of their
adventures there. We were all keen to read it.

Our next meeting is MARCH 3, 10AM at the Blueskin Bay Cafe.

We are a very relaxed group of people who enjoy a good book and a chat
over coffee. We are interested in all types of books and there are no
rules, we just take monthly turns to tell about our latest or
favourite read.
MORE MEMBERS ARE WELCOME so come and join us.
Contact Elizabeth 482 1025 or Louise at the Blueskin Bay Library 482 2444.

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Monday, 9 February 2009

Fwd: ART in the ARVO workshop

ART in the ARVO workshop
FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY CALENDAR MONTH
2-3.30pm at Bland Park Pavilion
community arts workshop for all ages

Classified ad: House wanted to rent

SEEKING TO RENT: Young married couple with no children seeking a home
to rent in Blueskin Bay area. please call Sophia & Miguel at 021 044
8209

Waitati Film Society announces programme for 2009

Waitati Film Society

All welcome to join us at Bill's Place, corner Orokonui and Mt.
Cargill Roads on Tuesdays at 8.00pm.

Yearly membership $55 - for at least 29 nights of movies and some
special screenings!

Drama, comedy, history or just plain entertainment in a warm, pleasant
environment with convivial company.

Ring: Brigitte 482-2829 or Leonie 482-2508 for more info or visit:
www.nzfilmsociety.org.nz/waitati.htm

Tuesday March 3

BRICK

USA 2005

Brick is an inspired fusion of teenage confidential and hard-boiled
'film noir' set in the mean corridors and power cliques of a
contemporary Southern California high school. It starts, as all good
detective stories should, with the disappearance of a young dame, who
has just enough time to make a desperate appeal to her ex-boyfriend
for help before vanishing. 110m

Tuesday March 17

MOOLAADE

Senegal/France 2004

Some consider Ousmane Sembene (1923-2007) the father of African cinema
and a great novelist who unmasked traditional practices that perhaps
need reassessing in relation to current world values. In this film he
presents us with an elder's wife who objects to the circumcision of
four village girls. 123m

Tuesday March 31

OCCUPATION 101

Palestine 2007

There have been many documentaries giving historical backgrounds to
the current Israeli-Palestinian hate relationship. However this one
has been rated as one of the best and comes from the viewpoint of
Palestinian brothers Abdallah and Sufyan Omeish. 85m

Tuesday April 14

MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES

Canada 2006

Edward Burtynsky uses his camera to capture Man's inexorable pursuit
of consumer-driven progress, massive waste dumps, expansive strip
mines, factory workers lined up to infinity. Despite focusing his
lens on China's monolithic, people displacing Three Gorges Dam, and
huge high rises displacing Shanghai's traditional housing, Burtynsky
claims moral neutrality, this is what I see, let's talk about it. 90m

Tuesday April 28

RAIN

NZ 2001

It is summer. Thirteen year old Janey and her family settle into their
isolated cottage for another perfect seaside holiday. Her days are
full of swimming and fishing. At night her parents give parties where
the adults drink, dance and flirt. Janey is increasingly aware of the
cracks in her parents' marriage. Watching her mother begin an affair
with a visiting photographer, she starts to discover her own
sexuality. Janey decides to grow up quickly. Too quickly. 91m

Tuesday May 12

THE INSIDER

USA 1998

Though not entirely factual, Michael Mann produced this dramatization
of the senior scientist Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe) blowing the
whistle on his employer, a major tobacco company, whose executives
knew more than they were prepared to say about nicotine addiction and
the carcinogenic potential of additives. Scowl at anyone going
outside for a fag between reels. 155m

Tuesday May 26

MALA NOCHE

USA 1985

Young Walt from Portland, Oregon, works in a store selling liquor to
local hobos. Though good looking, he is vague, aimless and
ambitionless, yet somehow gentle and personable. Sadly, Walt has an
unrequited love for a Mexican hustler, so spends much of his time with
the gun-toting Pepper - avoiding the cops. 78m

Tuesday June 2

A LETTER FROM SARAH

Palestine

The filmmaker, Muraz Jan Kot, asked a 12-year-old to write a film
script about her life and ordeals in Palestine. The result won
several Film Festival awards. 14m

UNTIL WHEN

Palestine 2004

This documentary focuses on the insecure lives of four Palestinian
families living in Israel, still able to retain elements of humour and
hope against the background of sometimes hostile hosts and an unknown
future. 76m

Tuesday June 9

DONNIE BRASCO

USA 1997

Being into stolen jewelry Donnie can recognize a 'fugazi' – a fake –
from a mile off. He is useful to the Mob so Lefty Ruggiero has no
trouble edging him into their ranks. But Donnie's private life suffers
because of his commitment to the Mafia. So he wants to get out - but
being a fugazi himself makes it problematic. 127m

Tuesday June 16

THE PRICE OF MILK

NZ 2000

The Price of Milk is a fairy tale love story, full of magic and
Sinclair's trademark humour, all set on a New Zealand dairy farm.
"It's a highly original film from a director with an idiosyncratic
view," says Copland. "It's also a hugely romantic love story, in the
old epic style, full of glorious images and lyrical music. But
whichever way you describe it, nothing in the film is at all what you
expect."

Tuesday June 23

DRIVING TO… ZIGZIGLAND

USA 2006

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. An unceasing flow of passengers ride in Bashar's
taxi and give the Arab cabbie the run-around on issues that deal with
suicide bombers, George Bush, Cat Stevens, the war in Iraq, music, and
world geography. 92m

Tuesday June 30

THE ARCHITECTS

East Germany 1990

Deeply established communist dogma strangles the ambitions of a young
architect, so a group of fellow professionals goad the powers to be to
see how far they can be pushed. A topical tale because between the
beginning and the finish of filming, East Germany ceased to exist.
102m

Tuesday July 7

BERLIN-SCHOENHAUSER CORNER

East Germany 1957

Not your normal teen cult film as this one is set in East Berlin in
pre-Wall days. Youngsters rebel against the ever-tightening state
control and fantasize about fleeing to the West. Frowned upon by the
authorities, the film was a sensational success with the locals who
considered it a true depiction of everyday life. 79m

Tuesday July 14

I WAS NINETEEN

E Germany 1968

As a very young child Gregor's parents fled with him from Germany to
the Soviet Union. He returns at 19, a Soviet trooper at the end of
WWII conquering what he still thinks of as his homeland, a victor, yet
one of the vanquished. 115m

Tuesday July 21

HER THIRD

E Germay 1972

Egon Günther's film received many accolades and was a box office
success. It depicted female self-liberation in East Germany where the
trend was just emerging. Jutta Hoffmann gave an award winning
performance as Margit an emancipated woman determined to swim against
the strong tide of social norms in pursuit of her own happiness. 107m

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Thursday, 5 February 2009

Blueskin News February 6

Blueskin Bay radio news for Friday February 6

 

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

 

Despite it being a long weekend, there is a great deal of activity happening around Blueskin Bay in the next few days.

 

A Cob Earth Building workshop will be held on Saturday from 9am to 5pm at Harmony Farm in Waitati Valley. Other courses are also being offered and include forest gardening and permaculture, herbal medicine, native forest guardianship and monitoring, sustainable building and energy systems, and organic trail making.

 

The toy library will also be open at the Waitati Hall on Saturday from 10.30 until 11.30 am. It’s a great chance to exchange the toys your children have tired of, and stock up on some new ones to keep them entertained for the next couple of weeks. The toy library will be open again on Monday evening between 6.30 and 7.30pm.

 

Also on Saturday is Art in the Arvo, a community-based arts and performance programme for children. On offer are such kids’ activities as music, drawing, puppet making, treasure hunting and movie making. This will be held at the Bland Park Pavilion in Waitati from 2pm till 3.30pm.

 

Sunday sees the Long Beach Neighbourhood Garage Sale from 9am to midday. "Trash and Treasure" is the theme, and some items will even be free. It is organised by the Long Beach Amenities Society.