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  1. 1. – TE KAEAEA MANUKAU SITUATIONS VACANT PAGE 6 MATTERS M S 22 OCTOBER 2006 ISSUE 8 PROMOTING HEALTHY PEOPLE AND A HEALTHY CITY 5. Can we drop the Performance garden pic and rearrange the layout so we can have a slightly bigger waterfall garden pic so that we can fit the following onto the waterfall garden pic: “Ellerslie International Flower Show - special ticket offer for Manukau Residents. Page 5. “ LESLIE TUILAEPA BRIEFS A CLIENT ON THE USE OF ONE OF THE MODERN FITNESS MACHINES AT MANUREWA AQUATIC CENTRE MANUKAU CITY COUNCIL’S POLICY OF PROMOTING HEALTHY “We recognise that to build a healthy city PEOPLE AND A HEALTHY CITY ATTRACTS TOP CLASS STAFF we need healthy people. For example, AT ITS POOLS AND FITNESS CENTRES WHO ARE COMMITTED ensuring easy access to leisure facilities TO THIS IDEAL AND WORK HARD TO ENSURE RESIDENTS GET for all ages can help combat youth crime THE BEST OUT OF THEIR LOCAL FACILITIES. by giving young people more constructive outlets for their energy, and also helps To confi rm this, look no further than “We were among the fi rst gyms in tackle problems in some of our communities Manurewa Aquatic Centre’s Leslie Tuilaepa Auckland to install the latest technology such as obesity, heart disease and who beat 500 nominees for AUT’s National with gym equipment and so on,” says Mr diabetes.” ELLERSLIE Fitness Instructor of the Year award. The award is a great endorsement of Tuilaepa. But being up to date and having some of The programmes offered at council gyms are community-focused, such as INTERNATIONAL Manukau city’s exceptional gym programme the best staff and facilities does not mean the low-cost “Green Prescription” which FLOWER SHOW “It’s great recognition for all of council’s community gyms,” says Mr Tuilaepa. Manukau’s facilities are expensive to use. Manukau City Council has a deliberate policy is supported by local doctors who refer patients to Manurewa Aquatic Centre. — SPECIAL “It tells people that we offer top, high of pricing its fi tness and recreation facilities Council’s gyms and leisure centres are TICKET OFFER calibre services.” at a level accessible by all of its residents located throughout Manukau. Council-operated gyms and fi tness — indeed, entry to all swimming pools is free. For more details, visit council’s website FOR MANUKAU centres have innovative programmes and fi rst-rate staff to help people achieve “Manukau city is a national leader in innovative social programmes promoting www.manukau.govt.nz and click on “parks and leisure”, or phone our call RESIDENTS their goals. healthy cities,” says Brett Jude, Business centre on 262-5104 for information on PAGE 5 Manager of Leisure Services. facilities nearest you. NEWS, VIEWS, INTERVIEWS, EVENT LISTINGS, ENTERTAINMENT, PUBLIC NOTICES, JOBS... ALL INSIDE YOUR MANUKAU MATTERS
  2. 2. – LEFT: ‘BUILDING #2’ BY HOLLY DAVIES TE KAEAEA BELOW: ‘PREMIERE’ BY LUCY HAN HOUSE PROUD MANUKAU MATTERS A GROUP OF YOUNG TAGGERS INADVERTENTLY – Manukau Matters/Te Ka eaea is HELPED CREATE A WEEKLY published twice a month by the DROP-IN CENTRE AT Manukau City Council and delivered to MANUKAU’S RANDWICK more than 100,000 households, rural PARK COMMUNITY HOUSE. delivery addresses, and other locations within the city boundaries. – Manukau Matters/Te Ka eaea helps council inform residents and ratepayers about council decisions, activities, projects and events. It is a cost- effective way of providing important statutory information such as public notices concerning planning and resource consent issues. – AWARD WINNING ART Manukau Matters/Te Ka eaea also contains articles of interest to Manukau residents, promoting the city’s FROM YOUNG PEOPLE resources, attractions, facilities MORE THAN 100 ENTRIES WERE RECEIVED FOR THIS YEAR’S and community events. MANUKAU YOUTH ART AWARDS, THE PREMIER EVENT FOR TALENTED STUDENT ARTISTS AGED 16 TO 21 YEARS. CONTACT US AT EMAIL manukaumatters@ Hosted by Pakuranga art gallery This year’s judge, Ms Bugden, was manukau.govt.nz Te Tuhi— the mark, in partnership with impressed with the vibrancy, energy and the EDITORIAL 262 5223 Manukau City Council, two major prizes relevance of the content. EVENT LISTINGS of $1200 were awarded to the best “The works seemed to refl ect youthful www.manukau.govt.nz/events student works from both secondary and contemporary opinion, thoughts and DISTRIBUTION 262 5104 and tertiary schools. perspectives,” she says. “I particularly POST Manukau City Council, The winner of the secondary school want to make note of the high standard of Pvt Bag 76917, Manukau City section was Hwang Mi Rae of Macleans photography in the exhibition, plus the (attention Manukau Matters) College for a mixed media work called very playful range of sculpture and When Janice Thompson, the House DESIGNED BY ‘Before Sin’. interesting design.” Coordinator, saw youths tagging the Scenario Communications Limited “It’s a painting which is gutsy, expressive The four Merit Awards went to: house she immediately made them clean EDITOR Jenna Moore and grabs your attention the minute you • Qiao Zheog of Pakuranga College for an it up, but not before asking them why CHIEF WRITER Vienna Richards enter the room,” says Te Tuhi Curatorial acrylic on canvas called ‘Family Dinner’ they were defacing the building. Director Emma Bugden. • Lucy Han of Macleans College for her “They said they needed a place to WOULD YOU LIKE A DIGITAL The tertiary prize winner was Holly mixed media work, ‘Premiere’ hang out and have things to do,” she VERSION OF MANUKAU MATTERS? Davies, a student at Manukau School • Keegan Botica of Howick College for says. A seed was planted and, six weeks In addition to your printed copy, we can of Visual Arts. Her photographic work, a photographic work titled ‘Lost’ later, a supervised drop-in centre send you a PDF version. Email us at ‘Building #2’, captured the simple in a • Rui Peng of Pakuranga College for was formed. manukaumatters@manukau.govt.nz way that turned the ordinary into the a mixed media called ‘Love Is’. Every Thursday night Randwick Park extraordinary. now comes alive as young people WANT TO In addition, four other artists were get together and play table soccer, recognised with Merit Award prizes of playstation, pool, board games and listen CONTACT COUNCIL, $400 each. to their favourite music. OR YOUR ELECTED Janice has noticed a recent reduction COUNCILLOR? in vandalism in the area. Council’s main administration phone number is 263 7100 (business hours). CHANGES TO BYLAWS “We used to get tagged and vandalised quite often,” she says. “Now Use the Call Centre on 262 5104 (24hours) for assistance with: graffi ti, FOR ANIMALS AND we very rarely see anything like that.” Many locals, including businesses roading, signs, refuse disposal, traffi c, COUNCIL FACILITIES like Rosemead Bakery which generously street lighting, environmental by- donates the supper provided each laws, noise complaints, dog control, Changes to the rules for the number of from public submissions. week, volunteer to help. In addition, statistical information, LIM reports, animals people can keep on properties These included removing the Manurewa Community Board has land rates and kerbside recycling. in urban areas have been approved by proposed restrictions on provided funds to assist with resources. The council’s website has contact Manukau City Council. some domestic pets, and Randwick Park Community House details for all elected Councillors and The Animals and Pest Management changing controls on the also runs a range of free or low cost Community Board members, at: Bylaw doesn’t restrict the number of cats, driving and grazing of stock to address the programmes for local residents including: www.manukau.govt.nz/elected.htm caged birds and pigeons unless they create concerns of farmers. driver’s license courses, guitar lessons, a nuisance. Up to 12 chickens (hens) can Also approved were new bylaws for the craft and hip hop dance groups, Plunket be kept, however a range of other animals management of cemeteries, libraries and playgroup and JP services, as well including roosters, ducks, horses, sheep recreational and cultural facilities, which will as rooms for hire. It is one of seven and cows will not be allowed in urban areas. take effect on 30 November 2006. There Community Houses across the city People wishing to keep more than the are no major changes to the management offering similar services. permitted number of animals on their of these facilities, except children under To fi nd the Community House urban properties can apply to the council 10 years using council swimming pools will closest to you, look in the White Pages for a permit. require supervision by a person 16 or over. under Manukau City Council, check The new bylaw comes into force on 1 July Copies of the new bylaws will be available council’s website www.manukau.govt. NEXT ISSUE Sunday 5 Nov 2006 2007; until then the current rules remain after 31 October from the Customer nz/communityhouses.htm or phone the ISSN 1177-522X in place. Substantial changes were made Services Centre, Kotuku House, Manukau Council Call Centre on 262 5104. to the draft bylaw to address feedback Square, libraries www.manukau.govt.nz
  3. 3. START DATE SET FOR HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY IMPROVEMENTS Stage one of a six-year programme of work to upgrade all council-owned Housing for the Elderly homes across Manukau will begin on 31 October with the refurbishment of 16 units at Leabank Court in Manurewa. Elements of the refurbishment include improved access for residents with limited mobility and upgraded kitchens, bathrooms and storage facilities. All units, except those at Tadmor Village and the older half of Otara Court, will be refurbished by 2012. In stage two of the project, scheduled to begin on 1 January 2007, Tadmor GENEROUS DONATION Village and Otara Court will be completely redeveloped, providing more Housing for HELPS CROSS CULTURAL the Elderly units in the city. This part of the UNDERSTANDING project is set for completion by 2010. Ian Maxwell, Director of Community, says A generous donation from the Howick Pakuranga Chinese Parents “Most of Manukau’s Housing for the Elderly Association will give Manukau residents the chance to be more units were built in the 1960s and ‘70s and exposed to the Chinese language. are not up to today’s standards. A collection of Chinese books was presented at the Howick “We’re committed to our residents and Library for distribution through the Manukau library system for have invested in this major programme of all to enjoy. works to improve our service and better The books are a fantastic resource for anyone wishing to meet their needs.” discover Chinese or for New Zealand Chinese wanting to become Council has received $1.5 million from more familiar with their mother tongue. Housing New Zealand Corporation for the Manukau Libraries has a growing collection of foreign language refurbishment stage and council and the titles and hopes to further relationships with groups like the corporation will be working in partnership Howick Pakuranga Chinese Parents Association, to ensure the for the development planned at Tadmor collections suit the needs of Manukau’s diverse communities. Village and Otara Court. For further information please contact Theo ter Borg on 262 8900 ext 8629, or visit the website www.manukau-libraries. govt.nz LAST DAYS TO VOTE FOR MANGERE WARD BY-ELECTION Mangere will soon have a new councillor to represent it on the Manukau City Council. Polling day closes Wednesday 25 October at 12 noon. Voting papers should be received by the Electoral Offi cer no later than this date, either by mail in the return envelope supplied or hand- delivered to the ballot box in the reception area, Manukau City Council Civic Building. The offi cial count will begin straight after polling closes and Mangere’s new councillor is expected to be announced the same afternoon. Details in the next issue of Manukau Matters/ – Te Ka eaea. PUBLIC HELP SOUGHT TO PREVENT MOTORCYCLE DAMAGE IN RESERVES Motorcyclists racing around Manukau’s but people must realise public parks and parks and reserves are an increasing reserves are not the place to be tearing problem, threatening plants, wildlife and around on motorcycles. other park users. “The damage to our paths and grass In the last few months the number areas is one thing but, more importantly, of reported incidents has increased there is a threat to other users of the park. dramatically and Manukau Parks is There is a real risk of someone being run appealing for help from local residents. over and seriously injured.” Biran Singh, Parks Operations Team As well as concern around existing Leader for the east of Manukau says “We reserves, there is also a safety issue around encourage local residents and other users motorcyclists on development areas, such to note motorcycle number plates and as the earthworks at Barry Curtis Park, get in touch with council. Our rangers which are not intended as motorbike tracks will contact the riders, talk them through and could result in injury to the riders. why motorcycles are not permitted and, Residents can contact council’s 24 hour hopefully, bring an end to the practice. call centre on 262 5104. “We’re not trying to stop anyone’s fun,
  4. 4. PERFORMANCE GARDEN C’MON KIDS CLEAR-CUT FUN CELEBRATES CULTURAL — MAKE A DIVERSITY SCARECROW AND WIN! THE MANUKAU CITY CULTURAL PERFORMANCE GARDEN WILL BE A KEY FEATURE OF THE ELLERSLIE INTERNATIONAL FLOWER SHOW FOR A SECOND YEAR. Designed to celebrate the city’s diverse culture, the garden will be brought to life during show week with an impressive line up of performers and artists. One of New Zealand’s hottest cultural groups, Soifua, has already confi rmed it will be back for a second year. Joining the group will be a host of others — from hip hop to opera, breakdance to tango and everything in between. ‘String Silhouette’ — a string quartet from the Manukau City Symphony Orchestra; world famous oboe player Russel Walder and te reo ARE YOU READY TO EXPERIENCE RURAL NEW singer Whirimako Black; and the Greater Auckland Choir are ZEALAND RIGHT HERE IN MANUKAU? IF YES, already confi rmed to perform. YOU COULD SAMPLE THE FARMERS MARKET The garden itself, which is being entered as an exhibition EVERY SUNDAY MORNING IN CLEVEDON OR garden and will be vying for one of a number of awards up for HOW ABOUT COMING ALONG TO THE 93RD grabs, will feature a mixture of natives and south Pacifi c plants ANNUAL CLEVEDON A&P SHOW ON 11 AND 12 (including nikau palms, puka, kawakawa and different varieties of NOVEMBER. lily) which will form a lush backdrop to the stage. Man-made features, such as the concrete stage and large Manukau City Council is a proud sponsor of the Clevedon A&P sculptural steel drums, have been designed to provide a striking show, which promises to be as popular as ever as it heads towards contrast to the planting and will also be offset by artwork its centenary. inspired by the ‘Moai’ of Easter Island. The A&P show offers something for everyone, especially those Once the fl ower show is over, the garden will be relocated in who want a down-on-the-farm experience. Ever-popular attractions its near entirety to Fergusson Oaks Reserve in Otara where it will such as animal exhibits, equestrian events, sheepdog trials and live be used as a permanent performance space for years to come. This year, visitors to the Ellerslie shearing demos charm and delight, and the consistent favourites International Flower Show will be treated — the Woodchopping Competition and the College Boys Timber to the sight of Manukau’s most delightful Sawing — are back again this year. scarecrows. So too is the farmyard area which gives young and old alike the Primary and intermediate school chance to get up close to a variety of animals, including Jethro the students throughout the city are busy Donkey and Gladys the kunekune pig. Or perhaps the vintage tractor making their own handcrafted creations to display is more to your liking? scare the crows. Clevedon Business Association Chairman, Murray Helm, says Competition organisers, the Manukau the show will also include countryside fare and the Clevedon Hotel Beautifi cation Charitable Trust, say the Wairoa Bar will be serving delectable wild foods in the Wine & Food scarecrow competition is all about giving enclosure. students a fun and creative way of getting The event will be held at the Clevedon Showgrounds on involved with one of the biggest events Monument Road. Hours are 9.00am—5.00pm. Adult Single in Manukau city. Judges will be looking for Admission is $10 (entry all areas); Concession (2 adults) $15; the most creative use of materials. children from 3-14 years $3 (under 3’s free) and a Family Pass “Each scarecrow must be original, and we (2 adults and as many kids as you can fi t in the car) $20. are encouraging students to use recycled Parking is free. products, as well as traditional materials For more information, please contact Chris Moxom at such as straw and old clothes,” says Trust the Clevedon Business Association, Show Secretary, General Manager Graeme Bakker. “The Ph: (09) 232 0267; email: saffhill@ihug.co.nz; or visit sky’s the limit really in terms of creativity, the Clevedon A&P Show webpage at www.clevedon.co.nz. although scarecrows must be a certain size so they can fi t on the designated display trees. We can’t wait to see what creations WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION arrive at the show.” The Trust is happy to visit schools and INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S FORUM help teachers and children with ideas. All Manurewa Marae in Manukau city will host an international forum scarecrows must be delivered to the Trust’s next month. offi ces in Manurewa by Friday 10 November. The World Health Organisation (WHO) Indigenous People’s Forum Scarecrows will be judged on Monday 13 will be hosted by the marae from 13 to 15 November. November, just prior to the fi rst day of the Organised by WHO and Te Reo Marama (Maori Smokefree show on Wednesday 15 November. Coalition) with the support of the New Zealand Government, the All entries go into the draw to win prizes invitation-only forum will include leading experts from around the up to $500. For more information on the world to discuss tobacco control policies and programmes among competition, or for some tips on how indigenous populations and provide recommendations for policy to build a competition scarecrow, please development. contact Graeme Bakker, ph 269 4080. Delegates are from Norway, Australia, the United States and The scarecrow competition builds on the Hawaii and include representatives of the First Nations in Canada, successful hanging basket competition the Native Americans, Torres Strait Islanders and Calchaqui Indians of Trust ran for last year’s show. Argentina.
  5. 5. MANUKAU CITY’S EYE FOR SCULPTURE Sponsored by Manukau City Council and curated by Clevedon- based sculptor James Wright, An Eye for Sculpture is one part of the Ellerslie International Flower Show you won’t want to miss. Set amongst a grove of Totara trees at the top of the show site, the exhibition will feature more than 20 of some of New Zealand’s CITY ROLLS OUT most celebrated sculptors, including Greer Twiss with one of his Albatross works, a 5mx2m deck chair by Regan Gentry that has also been shown in Sydney and Perth, and a 9-foot WELCOME MAT high wooden dog by Barry Lett. Curator James Wright, who has been involved with the show since 1998 and will have one of his own works included in the exhibition, says THE ELLERSLIE INTERNATIONAL FLOWER SHOW IS THE his aim has been to assemble a range of LARGEST HORTICULTURAL EVENT IN AUSTRALASIA — monumental and striking pieces from around AND IT’S ALL HAPPENING RIGHT HERE IN MANUKAU CITY! the country. “I wanted to bring together one-off, More than 60,000 people are expected at With the work of some of New Zealand’s visually striking works to showcase the the show this year, which will again be held leading and emerging designers on display, calibre of New Zealand sculptors. The at the Auckland Region Botanic Gardens in the return of popular features from artists have used a variety of materials Manurewa from Wednesday 15 November previous years and fantastic new such as bronze, stainless steel, glass, through to Sunday 19 November. additions, the 2006 show will be a must- stone and wood. Visitors will leave with an The show offers fi ve days of glorious see event for all. Come and enjoy it, and appreciation of some of the fantastic work gardens, newly released plants, unique experience some of what Manukau city has that many artists are doing. New Zealand art, exquisite fl oral displays, to offer. “The fl ower show is a fantastic event and expert advice, gourmet delights, and I hope people in Manukau join in some of the stunning performance — there’s even a fun and experience it fi rst hand.” crèche on site to baby-sit plants! KERRY STRONGMAN’S 3M HIGH FISH HOOK IS MADE FROM 45,000 YEAR OLD KAURI. SPECIAL TICKET OFFER FOR MANUKAU RESIDENTS The Ellerslie International Flower Show is offering all Manukau residents the chance to purchase tickets to the show for a special discounted price of $26 per adult — that’s cheaper than the early bird price! All you need to do is fi ll in and cut out the form below and post it to the address shown along with a cheque or credit card details before Friday 3 November. This offer is only available using the original form below. No photocopies will be accepted. There is a limit of four adult tickets per coupon. For all other ticket details visit www.ellersliefl owershow.co.nz AWARD-WINNER RETURNS 2006 ELLERSLIE INTERNATIONAL TO NEW ZEALAND FLOWER SHOW TICKET ORDER FORM Name: Address: Tel: Email: Number of tickets required (max 4 per voucher): @ $26 each including GST plus $8 booking fee per order. Total: $ My cheque for $ is enclosed. Please make cheques payable to Ellerslie International Flower Show. If paying by credit card, please complete details below. Cardholder name: (as it appears on card) Xanthe White’s award winning 100% Pure New Zealand Garden, which won a Silver Gilt award at the prestigious Card Number: Chelsea Flower Show in May this year, is returning to New Zealand and will be a key feature of the Ellerslie Card type: (please tick) Visa Mastercard Amex Diners International Flower Show. Inspired by the Auckland region’s rugged west coast, the garden will be slightly different when it is unveiled Expiry Date: at Ellerslie because of the availability of native plants, which was an issue in the UK, and the natural backdrop of Signature: Totara rather than walls. Post to: PO BOX 11 340, Ellerslie, Auckland. Offer closes Friday 3 November 2006.
  6. 6. – SUNDAY BUS SERVICES FOR BOTANY TE KAEAEA — PRONUNCIATION GUIDE A new Sunday bus service between Botany and downtown Several readers have contacted Manukau Matters to sound, as in the English word ‘car’. For the second two Auckland has been introduced. The hourly Route 68 service, congratulate the council on the incorporation of a Maori syllables it helps to remember that in Maori, all vowel which will also run on public holidays, stops at Botany’s Paradise – name, Te Kaeaea, into this publication’s title. But they sounds are pronounced, but sometimes joined vowels Ice Rink, Xtreme, Botany and Pakuranga town centres, Ellerslie, have also asked, “how is it pronounced?” The string of are pronounced together so quickly they effectively Newmarket and downtown Auckland. For more information about vowels has proved problematic to people not fl uent in create a single sound. In this way ‘a’ and ‘e’ together bus services call Maxx on (09) 366 6400 or visit www.maxx.co.nz te reo Maori. produces a sound similar to the word ‘air’ in English. It helps to break the word into its syllables — – So, phonetically, Kaeaea sounds like ‘car/air/air’ with – – Ka/ea/ea. The ‘a’ in the fi rst syllable ‘Ka’ has a long the emphasis on the fi rst syllable. SITUATIONS VACANT Library Assistants (2 positions) Library Assistants (3 positions) Te Matariki Clendon Library Pakuranga Library Create Your Own Eden Free composting courses 2006 We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated people with a passion We are seeking enthusiastic and for their local communities who believe libraries can be fun, motivated people with a passion for their If you are a Manukau city resident you can take advantage of friendly and fantastic. The ability to provide excellent customer local communities who believe libraries these free Create Your Own Eden courses and book a place to service and to work as part of a team is essential. Applicants can be fun, friendly and fantastic. learn about home composting and worm farming. You will also should be confi dent communicators and comfortable using a The ability to provide excellent customer receive a $20 discount voucher to purchase a compost or worm computer. Training will be provided. service and to work as part of a team is bin on completion of the course. essential. Applicants should be confi dent Saturday, Part-time communicators and comfortable using a Day Date From To 1 x 6 hours 9:15 am—4 pm computer. Training will be provided. Saturday 28 October 10.00 am 12.00 noon 1 x 6.25 hours 9:15am—4:15 pm Saturday 25 November 10.00 am 12.00 noon Vacancy Number: 3547 Weekend Part-time Applications close: 27 October 2006 1 x 13 hours per week Sunday and Monday Venue: The Logan Campbell Education Centre, Vacancy Number: 3548 Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Road, Manurewa 1 x 19 hours per week Wednesday, Friday Bookings are essential: To book your Librarian — Customer Services and Saturday place telephone the organiser Manukau City Centre Library Vacancy Number: 3549 Kaipatiki Project on 482 1172. Are you a librarian who is dynamic, motivated, has a positive 1 x 26 hours per week Wednesday to attitude, lots of initiative and enjoys fl exibility and varied work. Saturday inclusive We are seeking someone who is committed to libraries and Vacancy Number: 3550 lifelong learning initiatives and who is interested in providing Applications close: 27 October 2006 excellent customer service to a diverse community. The Notice of Road Closure successful applicant will have good communication skills and the South Eastern Highway ability to provide leadership in a team environment. Applicants For more details on these vacancies, or to are required to have a New Zealand recognised library view the full list of employment opportunities The westbound carriageway of the South Eastern qualifi cation, or be studying towards one. at Manukau City Council, you can visit www.seek.co.nz/ Highway will be closed from 23 October 2006 to 22 manukau; email a request for a position description to jobs@ November 2006 from 7.00pm to 6.00am (Monday— Part-time: 6 hours Sunday (in-charge) and 6.5 hours weekdays. manukau.govt.nz; or phone (09) 262-8907. Please quote Thursday) and 5.30pm to 6.00am (Sunday) for Vacancy Number : 3543 the vacancy number with all requests or inquiries and with roadworks. Variable Message Boards will be located Applications close: 2 November 2006, 12 noon your application. Manukau City Council is a progressive on Pakuranga Road and Ti Rakau Drive. Detour organisation with a leading role in the Local Government routes will be in place. sector and a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi. Recreation Programmer Aquatics/Lifeguard — Permanent, Part-time (32 hours per week) Manurewa Aquatic Centre Notice of Requirement Notifi cation of a Notice of Requirement under Section 169 of the Resource Management Act 1991 We are looking for a part-time recreation programmer aquatics/ lifeguard to join our team at Manurewa Aquatic Centre. You will Manukau City Council has received a Notice of Requirement from Watercare Services Ltd be required to run aquatic-based programmes in addition to Location: 297 Ormiston Road and 251 Murphys Road, Flat Bush regular life-guarding duties. Lot 2 DP 123377 and Lot 2 DP 177540 You will need to: • have excellent customer service skills Notice of requirement for an extension to the Tamaki South-East Branch Sewer from Ormiston Road to • enjoy high customer contact Murphys Road • have a current First Aid Certifi cate Address for service: Watercare Services Ltd, Private Bag 92802, Penrose. • have experience in aquatic programming, and have, or have Mr N Woodley, fax (09) 539 7398 Botany Clevedon Ward the ability to obtain, the National Lifeguard Award (Pools). Submissions to this Requirement must be received by 20 November 2006 Vacancy Number: 3554 If you wish to make a submission on any of the above Requirement notices, you may do so by sending a written Applications close: 27 October 2006 submission to the Council addressed to the Manager - Resource Consents, Manukau City Council, Private Bag 76917, Manukau city — Attention: Resource Consents Team, Level 4, Kotuku House, to arrive no later than the date listed in the relevant notice above. Library Assistants The submission must be on Form 21, dated, signed by you, and include the following information: Manukau City Centre Library 1 Your name, postal address and phone number/fax number. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated people with a passion 2 Details of the requirement in respect of which you are making the submission, including location. for their local communities who believe libraries can be fun, 3 Whether you support or oppose the requirement. friendly and fantastic. The ability to provide excellent customer 4 Your submission with reasons. service and work as part of a team is essential. Applicants should 5 The decision you wish the Manukau City Council to make. be confi dent communicators and comfortable using a computer. 6 Whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission. Training will be provided. The Requirement can be viewed and copies of submission forms are available at the Public Counter, Kotuku Part-time: 6 hours Sunday Customer Centre, Kotuku House, Manukau Square, Manukau City. Vacancy Number: 3528 A copy of your submission must be served as soon as reasonably practicable on the Requiring Authority and Applications close: 2 November 2006, 12 noon should be sent to the Address for Service noted in the relevant notice above.
  7. 7. PUBLIC NOTICES Council and Community Board Meetings for November 2006 Review of Bylaws on Animals and Pest Management, Noise Control, Cemeteries and Crematoria, Libraries, Recreational Pursuant to Section 46 Part 7 of the Local Government Offi cial Information and and Cultural Facilities and Billiard Room, Amusement Meetings Act 1987 public notice is hereby given of the meeting times and dates of the Galleries and Shooting Galleries Manukau City Council and its Standing Committees for the month of November 2006. The following Standing Committee meetings will be held in the Manukau Room, Council gives notice of the following decisions on the review, making and revocation of Manukau Civic Centre on the date specifi ed. The Resource Consent hearings will be held bylaws made at its full meeting on 28 September 2006: in the Puhinui Room, Manukau Civic Centre. Economic Development Committee 1 Nov 5.00pm Animals and Pest Management Community Safety Committee 2 Nov 8.30am • To revoke the existing animals, stock, bees and pests bylaw provisions in Chapter 2 Transport Committee 2 Nov 5.00pm Animals, Poultry and Bees, Chapter 14 Nuisances and Chapter 19 Public Places of Hearings Committee 7 Nov 9.30am the Manukau City Council Consolidated Bylaw 1992 and to make the new Chapter 2 Corporate Governance Committee 7 Nov 5.00pm Animals and Pest Management of the Manukau City Council Consolidated Bylaw Manurewa Resource Consent Hearing 8 Nov 9.30am 1992 and associated controls. Strategic Directions Committee Hearing 8 Nov 1.00pm • The current animals, stock, bees and pests bylaw provisions will be revoked and — Proposed CCO TMPL subsidiary the new Animals and Pest Management bylaw and associated controls will come Community Development Committee 8 Nov 5.00pm into operation on 1 July 2007. Environment and Urban Design Committee 9 Nov 5.00pm Minute No. CL/SEP/1612/06 Te Tiriti o Waitangi Committee 14 Nov 3.00pm Strategic Directions Committee 14 Nov 6.00pm Noise Community Safety Committee Hearing (Puhinui Room) 17 Nov 9.30am • To use its powers under the Resource Management Act 1991 to address — Submissions on liquor ban noise related problems in Manukau city and consequently to revoke Chapter 13 Hearings Committee — Plan Change 13 — Maritime 20-30 Nov 9.30am Noise Control of the Manukau City Council Consolidated Bylaw 1992. Council Plan Committee 28 Nov 5.00pm • The noise bylaw will be revoked on 30 November 2006. Economic Development Committee 29 Nov 5.00pm Minute No. CL/SEP/1614/06 The Council meeting will be held in the Council Chambers Cemeteries and Crematoria on 23 November 2006 commencing at 5.00pm. • To revoke the existing Chapter 5 Cemeteries and Crematoria of the Manukau City Community Board meetings will be held as follows: Council Consolidated Bylaw 1992 and to make the new Chapter 5 Cemeteries and Mangere Community Board Crematoria of the Manukau City Council Consolidated Bylaw 1992 and associated Nga Tapuwae Community Centre, 253 Buckland Road, Mangere 6 Nov 5.00pm controls. Botany Community Board • The current Cemeteries and Crematoria bylaw will be revoked and the new Conference Centre, Level 1, Cemeteries and Crematoria bylaw and associated controls will come into operation Botany Downs Secondary College, 575 Chapel Road, Howick 6 Nov 6.30pm on 30 November 2006. Clevedon Community Board Minute No. CL/SEP/1613/06 Te Puru Function Room, Beachlands, Clevedon 13 Nov 7.30pm Pakuranga Community Board Libraries Community Room, Pakuranga Library Complex, • To revoke the existing Chapter 12 Libraries of the Manukau City Council Aylesbury Street, Pakuranga 13 Nov 7.30pm Consolidated Bylaw 1992 and to make the new Chapter 12 — Libraries of the Otara Community Board Manukau City Council Consolidated Bylaw 1992 and associated controls. Otara Music Arts Centre, Otara Town Centre, Otara 20 Nov 5.00pm • The current Libraries bylaw will be revoked and the new Libraries bylaw and Manurewa Community Board associated controls will come into operation on 30 November 2006. Totara Room, Level 3, Manukau Civic Centre 20 Nov 6.30pm Minute No. CL/SEP/1615/06 Howick Community Board Howick Range Trust, 80 Wellington Street, Howick 27 Nov 7.00pm Recreational and Cultural Facilities Papatoetoe Community Board • To revoke the existing Chapter 18 Swimming Pools and Recreation Centres of Papatoetoe Chambers, 31-33 St George Street, Papatoetoe 27 Nov 7.00pm the Manukau City Council Consolidated Bylaw 1992 and to make the new Chapter 18 Recreational and Cultural Facilities of the Manukau City Council Consolidated Bylaw 1992 and associated controls. Community Board Discretionary and School Holiday Funding • The current Swimming Pools and Recreation Centres bylaw will be revoked and the for Community Groups new Recreational and Cultural Facilities bylaw and associated controls will come into operation on 30 November 2006. Funding is now available to community groups and organisations to enhance community, Minute No. CL/SEP/1616/06 economic and environmental development of Manukau city and its residents. Each of the city’s eight community boards has funding to allocate to groups carrying Billiard Rooms, Amusement Galleries, and Shooting Galleries out projects in their communities. • To address problems related to billiard rooms, amusement galleries, and shooting If your group is working on a project or service that benefi ts the residents of one or galleries in Manukau city by using existing legislation enforced by Council, the New two communities within Manukau city, you are welcome to apply to our Community Board Zealand Police, Department of Labour, and Department of Internal Affairs, and to Discretionary Fund. consequently revoke Chapter 4 Billiard Rooms, Amusement Galleries, Shooting School Holiday Programme funding is also available to assist community Galleries of Manukau City Council Consolidated Bylaw 1992. organisations to provide holiday programmes and activities during the • The Billiard Rooms, Amusement Galleries, Shooting Galleries bylaw will be revoked Christmas 2006/07 school holidays. All providers must have OSCAR accreditation on 30 November 2006. (phone 0800 559 009 for more information on accreditation). Please note groups are Minute No. CL/SEP/1634/06 required to contribute at least one third of the overall cost of the project. From 31 October, the new bylaws can be inspected at the Manukau City Council Applications to both funds close at 4.00 pm Friday, 27 October 2006. Customer Services Centre, Kotuku House, Manukau Square; any Manukau City Council library; and council’s website at www.manukau.govt.nz . Copies of the new bylaws For application forms or further information please phone the Funding Administrator on can be downloaded from council’s website; or obtained on payment of applicable 262 8900 extension 8367. Information and application forms may also be accessed via photocopy or printing charges from Kotuku House or any Manukau City Council library. Council’s website www.manukau.govt.nz/funding.htm
  8. 8. 3-28 November 17 November MANUKAU CALENDAR 9th Manukau Vessel and Midnight Madness — Howick Hours: 9pm—midnight This is just a sample of the many events happening in Manukau. For a full list please visit Sculpture Contact: Jenny Foster 534 4505 www.manukau.govt.nz and click on “Calendar of Events” in the “Most Popular” box at the Exhibition info@howickvillage.co.nz top right of the page. Scroll down and click on “Find out what’s on in Manukau”. and Awards Website: www.howickvillage.co.nz Venue: Nathan Howick’s premier shopping and Multi-day events One-day events Homestead, entertainment extravaganza! Manurewa To 25 October 29 October Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm; 18 November Workshop Styles exhibition Fairy Scary Party Weekends 1pm-4pm National Maori Sports Awards Venue: Nathan Homestead, Manurewa Venue: Fencible Lounge, Contact: Chantelle Whaiapu 275 0482 Venue: TelstraClear Pacifi c Events Centre Hours: Monday– Uxbridge Rd, Howick. cwhaiapu@manukau.govt.nz Hours: 5pm—midnight Friday 9am–5pm; Hours: 3pm—4.45pm Website: www.manukau.govt.nz Price: $155 Weekends 1pm–4pm Price: $6 per child Contact: Dick and Desrae Garratt 278 6591 Contact: Chantelle Contact: Gaye Hemsley 576 8803 4 November info@maorisportsawards.co.nz Whaiapu 267 Fairy Scary Halloween Party for primary Mo Ve Chau A Website: www.maorisportsawards.co.nz 0180 cwhaiapu@ aged children with face painting, games, Venue: TelstraClear Pacifi c Events Centre Acknowledging excellence by Maori manukau.govt.nz competitions, dancing and surprises. Hours: 6.00pm—11.00pm athletes by way of a sports award event in Website: www. Price: $80 or $100 14 categories. manukau.govt.nz 29 October Phone: 976 7777 Workshop Close to home Email: ticketing@pacifi c.org.nz 19 November Styles is an exhibition that investigates Venue: All Saints’ Church, Howick Website: www.pacifi c.org.nz Panasonic People’s contemporary Maori painting with a focus Hours: 3pm Vietnamese entertainment spectacular Triathlon Series towards innovation. Price: $35 (adults); $30 (concessions); — singers, comedy and a fashion parade. Venue: Maraetai Beach $5 (children) Hours: 8:00am—12:00noon October 2006–Feb 2007 Contact: Ruth Farrant 358 2892 To 7 November Contact: Frank Clarke 09 299 7971 Seung Yul Oh — Bearing ruth@aucklandchoral.com The Real Fiji info@peoplestri.com Venue: Te Tuhi — the Mark, Website: www.acs.org.nz Venue: Mangere Arts Centre Website: www.peoplestri.com 13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga Auckland Choral presents: John Rutter’s Hours: Monday—Friday, 9am—5pm This series is designed to be a social event Seung Yul Oh’s project is part of Interact! Mass of the Children and Vaughan Williams’s Contact: Chantelle Whaiapu 275 0482 as well as a sporting contest. a series of artists projects which intersect Five Mystical Songs. cwhaiapu@manukau.govt.nz with te tuhi’s community user groups. Website: www.manukau.govt.nz 19 November 2 November A celebration of Fiji Independence Day. ‘Preparing for Christmas’ 26–27 October Family Violence Awareness Live Day Desire to Dance Week — Launch and March To 11 November Venue: Howick Historical Village, Venue: TelstraClear Pacifi c Events Centre Venue: Hayman Park and Manukau Square What’s Going On Bells Road, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga Hours: 8.00pm-10.30pm Hours: 9.00am—12.00noon Venue: Fresh Gallery, Otara Hours: 10am to last admission at 4pm Price: Adult: $17; Student: $15; Child: $12 Contact: Suzanne Pene 263 6841 Hours: Tuesday– Price: Adult $12; Child $6; Phone: 976 7777 tangatawhenua@safvpn.org.nz Friday 10am–5pm; Senior/Student $10; Family $30 Email: ticketing@pacifi c.org.nz Website: www.beviolencefre.org.nz Saturdays 8am–2pm Contact: Tracey Mulgrew 576 9506 Website: www.pacifi c.org.nz Contact: 274 6400 fencible@ihug.co.nz New Zealand’s top dance crews unite to 3 November contactus@ Website: www.fencible.org.nz celebrate our booming dance genre while Clevedon Residents manukau.govt.nz inspiring young upcoming talent. Association Fireworks evening Website: www. To 29 November Venue: Clevedon Showgrounds manukau.govt.nz Sweet Punch: 28 October Hours: 6.30pm onwards Local contemporary Recent Nordic Video Oktoberfest 2006 Price: $20 per family or $5 per person artists Leilani Kake Venue: Te Tuhi — the Mark, Venue: TelstraClear Pacifi c Events Centre Contact: Judith Narbey 292 8793 and Ema Tavola present their response to 13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga Hours: 5.30pm—12.00 midnight glnarbey@xtra.co.nz current events in Otara and beyond. Hours: 9.00am–8.30pm Mon-Thu; Price: $35 10.00am–4.30 pm Fri–Sun Contact: Leanne Cummerfi eld 263 9466 3 November 11 November Contact: Emma Bugden 577 0138 The Rotary Club of Manukau City Sunrise Majestic Horizons Rumble In The South admin@tetuhi-themark.org.nz Inc presents its annual Oktoberfest. Venue: TelstraClear Pacifi c Events Centre Venue: TelstraClear Pacifi c Events Centre Website: www.tetuhi-themark.org.nz Ticket includes a free stein fi lled with beer, Hours: Matinee 1.30pm, Evening 7pm Hours: 5.30pm—11.00pm Documenting real events and people, plus a hot plate of chips. All proceeds will Price: $17.80—$35 plus booking fee Price: $27, $40 or $60 the artists in Sweet Punch take emotion be going to South Auckland Hospice and Phone: 976 7777 Phone: 976 7777 and relationships as their raw material, other projects. Email: ticketing@pacifi c.org.nz Email: ticketing@pacifi c.org.nz whether it is through pleasure or pain. Website: www.pacifi c.org.nz Website: www.pacifi c.org.nz A tribute show in memory and honour of “A Heavyweight title Boxing Championship To 29 November Special Gifted Being”, the producer, the late featuring 10 amateur fi ghts, 5 semi pro and Andy Leleisi’uao — Mrs Islet Puriri. 7 pro fi ghts. The Ballad of the Cheeky Darkie Venue: Te Tuhi — the Mark, 12 November 13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga Wing Live Performance Hours: 9.00am—8.30pm Mon—Thu; Venue: Nathan Homestead, 8.30am—4.30pm Fri—Sun Free Event Listing 70 Hill Road, Manurewa Samoan artist Andy Leleisi’uao is known Once a month Manukau City Council will publish an events diary in Manukau Matters, which will feature the highlights Hours: 2pm—3pm for his paintings and sculpture, which use of the comprehensive events list on the council’s website.If you would like your event listed, please submit your Price: Gold coin donation dark humour to challenge and question such event details online at www.manukau.govt.nz and click on “Calendar of Events”. Follow the instructions to submit Contact: Nathan Homestead 267 0180 social constructs as racial stereotypes and your event details. Your event will appear on the website and from these listings a range of key events will be winglee123@hotmail.com the consumer culture. selected for publication in Manukau Matters. Note: It is the responsibility of the event submitter to ensure the Website: www.wingmusic.co.nz information provided is complete and accurate. The following events diary is published by the council in good faith Wing will perform songs recently recorded from details provided to it by event organisers via the council website. The council makes no claim as to the accuracy or authenticity of the content of the web site events listing or its reproduction (in full or part) in Manukau Matters. for her new Breathe album.

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