December 13, 2009

Maungaturoto notices for December 2009/January 2010

Twilight bowls - join in the fun for the new year. Fridays from 29th January 2010 at 6pm. Registration from 5.30pm. Contact Ted Mooney on 431 8249 for more info.

Otamatea Repertory Theatre - "Outside Edge". Auditions for this production were held on December 6th and it will on stage in April 2010. Contact Peter Matheson for more information on 946 9696 or the theatre. Working bees will continue each Saturday from 9am for about three hours.

New Anglican house blessing - a new vicarage on Hurndall Street has been built and the blessing is to be held on Saturday December 12th at 1.30pm.

Maungaturoto Public Library - this month's books are:
The Scarpetta Factor by Patricia Cornwell
The lost symbol by Dan Brown
A change of altitude by Anita Shreve
A song in daylight by Paulina Simmons
Nine dragons by Michael Connelly
Silent scream by Lynda la Plante
An echo in bone by Diana Gabaldon
Roadside crosses by Jeffrey Deaver
Would you like to be a library volunteer? Must be computer literate, you can apply at the library and leave your name and contact details. Library closed 25, 26, 27, 28 December - Open 29, 30, 31 December. New year closed 1, 2, 3, 4 January and open again on the 5th.

Reminder: $10 family membership for the 2010 year is due 1st January 2010.

December 11, 2009

Lifestyle Field Days for Maungaturoto

The date for the Field Days for 2010 has been announced as being on Saturday 13th November. For more information email

December 6, 2009

Maungaturoto Fire Brigade Christmas Party

Last night the Fire Brigade held it's annual Christmas party - this year the theme was "Hawaiian Night" and 90% of the guests wore their best dressed costumes.

Eli and Kylie Antunovich.

Chris and Corey Fergus.

Trevor Pilbrow and Paddy Thornton.

Claire Fergus, Kylie Antunovich, & Denise Guy

Mike Tovine.

Karen Bennett and Debbie Thornton.

Glen Orford.

Mike Tovine and Craig Fergus giving out presents.

Kelvin Foster opening his present.

Willie Garnet seems to be impressed with his bottles of beer.

The recipients at the end of the night with their medals awarded to them for the best faux pas of the year award. From left to right: Glen Orford, Mike Tovine, Mike Forbes, Cam Fergus.

(photos copyright A. Forbes - if you wish to have a copy of one of the photos please email me on