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Maungaturoto Matters Issue 59 June 06

Maungaturoto Matters Issue 59 June 06

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Page 1Maungaturoto Matters
 
MaungaturotoMatters
Welcome to
 
Advertising CostsFull Page $50Half Page $30Quarter Page $18Eighth Page $10Class Adverts 4 cents/letteror spaceNo Personal adverts
 
 
Issue 59 June 2006
 Maungaturoto,
 A Real New Zealand Town
‘Gettin’ on with it!’ 
 
BROOKSBROOKSBROOKSBROOKSMOTORS LTDMOTORS LTDMOTORS LTDMOTORS LTD
 
153
 
Hurndall
St
Maungaturoto
 
Ph
/
Fax
 
(09) 431-8059
would like to remind all motorists to please be on the lookout  for children walking to and from school AND hopping on and off our SCHOOL BUSES 
Please slow down when passing a bus that has stopped to drop off or pick up children 
Congratulations to:- 
Eileen Parsons
 For competing in the Rotorua Marathon onthe 6th of May.Eileen walked the Marathon in a time of 7 hours and 20 minutes, finishing within the cut off period for the race and receiving a T/Shirt  for her effort. As one of the 1,950 people taking part, shesaid it was an awesome experience and oneshe would like to repeat!!
Last month local women enjoyed primping,preening and celebrating being female at anevent that embodied community and team spirit.
 
The Girls Indulgency Night was great fun, butwhat’s even better is that it’s generated un-dreamed of and unexpected positive spinoffs.
 
The fundraiser, organised by Leigh Knightbridgewith help from many others, earned about $2700for Maungaturoto Primary School. About 50people had trade stalls and provided massages,makeovers, manicures and more. Participantscame from far and wide - Elite Beauty School inWhangarei had eight people there. The eveningattracted 170 women.
 
And while the intention was to get money to buyequipment for the school sandpit, people are en- joying benefits they certainly didn’t expect.
 
For example, one woman had a brief reflexologysession. She’s since gone to Mangawhai for thefull deal, is raving about the treatment and hasspread the word. I already know that at leastone other person has booked in to get theirhealth issues sorted. It’s likely others also gotpositive and ongoing benefits from the evening.
 
Leigh says “lots of people were fantastic”, espe-cially Debbie Thornton and Joy Cullen. Her chil-dren - Brooke and Amanda - were also starsalong with husband Grant who provided staff anda truck and a team of spunky waiters.
 
When they got involved these people thoughtthey were just organising a fun evening and rais-ing money.
 
But, at the end of the day, they’ve given peoplemuch more which means that, they too, end upgetting more out of the event than they ex-pected.
 
So reach out, get involved, share and participate- unexpected bonuses await.
 
Rae
 
(in Eve’s absence)
 
PS: A new business that learned about the Life-style Field Day from a chatty local has securednew business. Different event, similar result.The benefits keep rolling in.
 
 
Page 2 Maungaturoto Matters
 
Non-profit organisations are urged to send in articles topromote themselves, especially those that have paid up forthe year and are entitled to a free quarter page space. Wewould love to hear from you! If you have an item you wantmentioned in the “Matters” you can either contact me at theaddress below or drop it into the RED BOX in the window atTony’s Stationers in Hurndall Street. If it is an advert thefees are printed on the top right of Page 1.
Please note we do not usually accept photographs asthey do not copy very well and the effect is oftenlost; and we do not accept “Letters to the Editor”as we do not have enough room to print them.
Maungaturoto Matters
DEADLINES FOR NEXT ISSUE Advertising and Editorial: 
Tuesday 20 June 
 
Editor 
Eve Tinsley81 Gorge RdPh: (09) 431-8624E-Mail contributions to:-
maungie.mtrs@clear.net.nz
Payments to 
Maungaturoto Business AssociationP.O. Box 47, Maungaturoto or
Contact 
Gale Albert, Ph: (09) 431 8232;Fax: (09) 431 8292; Mob:0274 855572
E-mail:albertbuildings@clear.net.nz 
 
Infant, Child & Booster Seats AvailableLong or short term hireWe also have for purchase Child Harnesses,Locking Clips and Ext. StrapsFor rental details Ph Kathleen Rich (09)431 8505
 
PARENT SUPPORT COFFEE MORNING 
 
Held on the first Thursday of every monthAt the Plunket Rooms on Hurndall St inMaungaturoto From 10am to Midday.Please come along for a coffee and meet otherparents and caregivers.Toys and books are available for the children.
Next Meeting - 1st June - Budgeting SuggestionsWe have a visit from Otamatea Budgeting Service fordiscussions on family budgeting, and ideas forminimising child expenses.
For further details Ph Jennifer (09) 431 6343.
 
CAR SEAT RENTAL SCHEMES
Community 
The Community HealthDays
That’s every Thursday 4pm to 5pm Homebuilders House Maungaturoto
.
CAREGIVERS
Staff Required
If you are kind, honest & reliable.If you would like to help people of allages remain in their homes, helpingwith housework, shopping, childminding & personal cares - we havefull & part time positions available inthe Paparoa and Maungaturoto areas.Choose hours to suit yourself.Top industry rates paid.Mileage paid.2 holiday homes available to staff.Ph: 09 425 9999
 
MAUNGATUROTOBUSINESS ASSOCIATIONWednesday 7
th
JuneCommunity Centre Hall5.30pm
Enquiries: Gale Albert 431 8232
 
Page 3Maungaturoto Matters
 
Community 
 Jenny’s Rural Cleaning Services
How Clean is your House & Premises?
Need a hand with domestic & commercial cleaning.
TRAINING
Everyone will appreciate.Pristine & hygienic environment.That I can create for you through cleaning the right way.For private Householders, Schools, Motels, etc….One to one or classes from 5 people & up.
Limited Special on kitchen from the 22nd May to 6th June.
Oven, walls, ceiling & outside surfaces in kitchen.Vacuum & wash floors.Windows inside & outside up to a four bedroom house….. 8’ to 9’ foot stud.
Only for $125.00
All cleaning products & equipment supplied.This special applies to a one standard kitchen.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS APPLYCALL JENNY ON 09 431 2826
 
Real Town Maungaturoto
Real Town Maungaturoto has been successfulin obtaining a grant from ASB Trust for newequipment for the playground.Council has already set aside funds for land-scaping the area.The use of these funds will enable the play-ground to be brought up to today's safety stan-dards giving the town a very attractive area forresidents and travellers, enticing them to stop inMaungaturoto.Once the first draft of the concept plan is avail-able we will be consulting with various inter-ested groups to enable input from all differentsectors. Further down the track when theweather dries up and we begin to put things to-gether we will be looking for volunteers to helpas this will make our funding go further.Watch this space for updates.
Anne Squires-Tantrum
THANK YOU
On behalf of the Maungaturoto Business Asso-ciation and Real Town Maungaturoto, I wouldlike to thank
Kauri Park Nurseries
fortheir very generous donation to the town, ofplants to replant our tubs and the gardens.What a difference it has made to our Street.The tubs are once again tidy and the gardensare looking great with the lovely flaxes andgrasses.Their expertise in showing us where to placethe plants was also greatly appreciated.
.Anne Squires-Tantrum.

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