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Local Board plans open for consultation .................................4-6 Men with Whiskers: Ladies with hats ........................................8-9 A ‘greenway’ to Otahuhu? ............................................................10 Rachel Brown talks sustainability .................................................11 WIN Two great books about birds .........................................13


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Introducing Going West book festival; Titirangi Painters annual exhibition ............................................14 Craft Mums go to market ...............................................................15 Places to Go: Comprehensive events listing .....................16-17 Bandstanding: Sarah Spicer ...........................................................18 On Stage: Local theatre news.......................................................19 Words on Wine with Lindsay Nash ............................................20 Learning: Education in the West ..........................................22-24 Steiner School playgroup fundraiser ..........................................24 The election is coming ....................................................................25 Growing West, Geoff Davidson looks at pohutukawa ........27


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Green Bay High’s new community auditorium Weather by the Moon .....................................................................28 Live @ the Lounge; Wayne the Westie ......................................29 Advertisers Directory ........................................................................30


On our cover: The Lions Club Book Sale is a popular event every month in New Lynn. (See pages 16-17 for details of the next sale). Photo: Bevis England.


20,000 copies delivered free to residential and business letterboxes and selected outlets in Titirangi, Glen Eden, Green Bay, New Lynn, Kelston, Konini, Wood Bay, French Bay, South Titirangi, Waima, Woodlands Park, Laingholm, www.titirangitatler.co.nz Parau, Cornwallis, Huia and Oratia


Published by: Fringe Media Ltd, PO Box 60-469, Titirangi, Waitakere City, 0642


Editor/Publisher: Rene Bridges 817 9734 info@titirangitatler.co.nz Advertising: Sue Bridges 817 3035, 021 255 3773 sue@titirangitatler.co.nz Features: Moira Kennedy 817 2204 moira@titirangitatler.co.nz Design: WordCraft 817 8024 bevis@titirangitatler.co.nz


Writer: Tony Waring. Contributors: Tony Ricketts, Ken Ring, David Thiele, Liz Watkinson, Lindsay Nash, Sheryl Watson, Geoff Davidson, Murray Gray Advertising deadline for September: August 16


CALLING ALL VISUAL ARTISTS Create your interpretation of ‘Mug’ in any medium and be part of …


THE PORTAGE MUG SHOW’S 20TH YEAR ! 8th September—2nd October 2011 ENTRIES CLOSE 29TH AUGUST 2011


Pick up an entry form or download now from: www.upstairs.org.nz The community


competition show with a prize pool of $3,000!


upstairs gallery


Celebration Chocolate Mug Cake 4 tbsp Flour, 4 tbsp Sugar, 2


tbsp Cocoa, 1 Egg, 3 tbsp Milk, 3 tbsp Oil, Small splash of


Vanilla, 3 tbsp Chocolate Chips


Titirangi Community Arts Council Level ONE, Lopdell House, 418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi t: 817-8030, e: upstairs_lopdell@xtra.co.nz, visit: www.upstairs.org.nz


Place dry ingredients in large Coffee Mug and mix well, add remaining ingredients and mix again. Microwave on high for 3 minutes. Allow to cool a little - then EAT!


PLEASE SUPPORT OUR ADVERTISERS – THEY SUPPORT US AUGUST 2011 TITIRANGI TATLER 3


Creative Communities Scheme funding is now open Funding can support projects that:


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APPLICATIONS CLOSE 26 AUGUST


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ARATAKI VISITOR CENTRE


5 km from Titirangi on Scenic Drive


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Hear up to date advice on walks, tracks and beaches.


Discover spectacular views, nature and history.


Enjoy the educational kids’ corner on winter days.


Experience the nature and plant ID trails.


Treat yourself to art, crafts, souvenirs and books on the west.


Arataki is your gateway to exploring the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park.


Winter hours:


10:00am to 4:00pm (weekdays) 9:00am to 5:00pm (weekends)


Phone 09 817 0077 or visit www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz


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