Happy New Year

- hopefully 2021 has started in a good way for you!

Raumati/Summer Fun Preschool Play mornings are back up and going again after the Christmas break and will continue until the end of March.

Play sessions are on every Tuesday at Windsor Reserve, and Thursdays at Bayswater Park – weather depending. Both sessions run from 9:30am to 11am and are a great way to get out and about with little ones, having fun and making new friends. Follow our Facebook page to keep up to date with our events.

Starting up on Tuesday 16th February is our Kids Athletics Series, held at Vauxhall Sports Reserve a.k.a. the North Shore Rugby Club grounds.  Kids Athletics is a six-week programme, running on consecutive Tuesdays, 4pm-6pm, until 23rd March. Primary school aged kids can have a go at a variety of athletics activities in a non-competitive environment. Free registration takes place each session. Visit our website for more information: www.devonportpeninsulatrust.nz

The first of our quarterly community network meetings for the year is taking place on Thursday 11th February at Devonport Yacht Club. The meetings are held to promote networking amongst residents and community groups, with guest speakers joining us to talk about topical happenings. This month Jeanne Clifton from Devonport Library will talk about planned new programmes at the library and Ruth Jackson of Devonport-Takapuna Local Board will talk about the Local Board’s aspirations for the second half of their term. Meetings commence at 10am with morning tea and informal networking then guest speakers start from approximately 10:20am.

Devonport Folk Music Club hosts its annual outdoor music concert, Folk in the Park, on Sunday 14 February.  Bring your picnic gear and join us at the band rotunda, Windsor Reserve, 1pm-4pm for an afternoon of great folk music from around the world!

An exciting week of programming to help celebrate America’s Cup racing is being planned for Devonport.  Running from 6th March to 14th March at Windsor Reserve, ‘Race Days by the Sea’ will have something for everyone, including a big screen for you to watch the racing on!  On Sunday 7th March, Devonport Peninsula Trust is getting involved and organising some family fun entertainment from 12pm-3pm, including bouncy castles, face painters, preschool play zone and live music. Devonport Market will be there too with an outdoor market, plus there will be a sausage sizzle and cake stall. There will be further entertainment after the races in the park in the evening.

Noho ora mai


Issue 116 February 2021