Thursday, 1 April 2010

Blueskin Bay radio news for Friday April 2

Puketapu Radio presents Blueskin Bay local news in association with

Activity is quiet in Blueskin Bay this Easter weekend but the Coast Road market will be in full swing on Sunday. This small country market is gaining a very loyal following and visitors are impressed with the wide array of goods on offer. Several stallholders sell fresh produce, there’s an organic meat seller, fantastic coffee, and the market’s signature product: Rudie’s delicious pakoras. Stalls are free to anyone wanting to sell items and the market is open from 11am to 2pm. The market is held on Coast Road at Seacliff.

Warrington Indoor Bowls Club will begin its 2010 season on Tuesday April 6 at 7.30pm in the Warrington Hall. The club welcomes past and present members and any new players who would like to give this challenging game a try. Free tuition is available to new players, and the club supplies the bowls. The only "special equipment" required is a pair of soft-soled shoes.

Local potter Peter Gregory opens his latest exhibition at Gallery on Blueskin on Thursday night. Peter has recently been experimenting with different glazes and this exhibition is entitled: Crystal Glazes. The opening starts at 6pm.

There will be two public meetings designed to help us understand and prepare for tsunamis this month. Organised by the DCC Civil Defence, the Waikouaiti Coast Community Board and Neighbourhood Support, the meetings will be held at the Karitane Hall on Monday April 12 and at the Waitati Hall on Tuesday April13. Both meetings run from 6.30 - 8.30 pm.

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