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Wednesday, February 19, 2003

COMING EVENTS
27th February—DPS Swimming Sports
7th March—Northern Wairoa Swimming Sports


SCHOOL FEES
A reminder these are due by 31st March 2003.

SWIMMING SPORTS
Dargaville Primary swimming sports will be on 27th February at the town pool, there will be more information on this next week.

SCHOOL CROSSINGS
Parents are reminded to use the School Crossings before and after school, as you set a bad example for our students when you ignore the rules that we are trying to teach them.

DENTAL CLINIC
Did you know? Minerals: The substances in teeth which make them strong. Calcium and fluoride are important minerals in teeth. Bev & Jody

JEWELLERY
No jewellery apart from watches and studs in the ears is to be worn at school for safety reasons.


KAURICOAST SURFCASTING CONTEST
Dargaville Primary has been nominated as a recipient for a share of any profit made from this event. A great family day out with children’s activities, quick fire raffles and an all day barbeque. To be held on 15th March, 2003 on Ripiro Beach centred at Omarmari. Tickets $30 and Junior section 12 years and under is free entry. Prizes valued at over $15,000 including spot prizes.
For ticket sales and enquiries phone Ruth Harvey 439 0736 and Jeannie Hinmarsh 439-0877.

DARGAVILLE KEA SCOUTS
Meet each Wednesday night at the Scout Hall, Onslow Street. Open to both boys and girls from 6-8yrs old. We meet to have fun, enjoy stories and games 3.30 –4.30pm. For any inquiries phone Linda 439 1858 nights.

COMPETITION
Dargaville Police Youth Education Service are running a competition in conjunction with Bike Wise week. The prizes include cycle helmets and bicycles. You will be promoting one of these two topics 1. Cycle helmet wearing. 2. A.T.V. Safety.
Suggestions for doing this are a big picture book, puzzle or board game, poem, song or a poster. All entries must be handed into Debbie Evans at the Kaipara District Council before 4pm on 27th February 2003.

FOR SALE
Rugby shoulder pads and head gear suit 9-10yr old. Phone school office.

WEBER BROS CIRCUS
Coming to Dargaville on 22nd and 23rd February. Flyers have been sent home with the children this afternoon.

HEARTLAND SERVICES
Heartland services are available in Dargaville and are based in the Work and Income Building, Normanby Street.
Government agencies currently represented include:
Inland Revenue Department—2nd Thursday of the month
Accident Compensation Corporation—by appointment
Maori Land Court—2nd Thursday of the month
Housing NZ—every 2nd Tuesday
Te Puni Kokiri—1st Wednesday of the month
NW Budgeting—every Monday 1.30—2.30pm
Tenancy Services—by appointment
Health Advocate—1st Wednesday of the month
Community Employment Group—by appointment
MAF
Department of Labour and OSH
To obtain information or to make an appointment to see one of the agency representatives contact Dianne Fowlie at 901 5310 or call in to Winz Monday --Fridayt

GIRLS BRIGADE
Starts up again on Thursday 20th Feb, meeting at the Dargaville Baptist Church, 185 Victoria Street. 5yrs—15yrs starts at 3.30 – 5pm. Girls can come straight from school as afternoon tea is provided from 3—3.30pm. This is a fun Christian programme. For more information phone Pauline 439 7507. Check out our website www.girlsbrigade.org.nz

GIRL GUIDE ASSOCIATION
Positions available: If you would like to join a group of women who will share leadership of a Guide unit or a Brownie pack please contact Denise on 439 0074. The positions are voluntary and no formal qualifications are required, you will receive support, fun, friendship and satisfaction. You will be helping girls aged between 10—14yrs or 7—10yrs of age. Enjoy a stimulating programme offered for them by the Girl Guide Association of NZ.

PRAISAMANIA
Kids Koncert at the Dargaville Baptist Church on Saturday 22nd February at 6.30pm. Cost is free but donations will be accepted.

CENTRAL BAND OF THE RNZAF
On Tuesday 25th February 2003 the 65 member Central Band of the RNZAF will be at the Dargaville Town Hall to present a fun and exciting entertainment programme to as many of the regions school pupils as possible, as part of our annual concert tour. The Central Band is the only full size, professional Symphonic Band in New Zealand, and features all woodwind, reed, brass and percussion instruments as well as a corps of drummers. We present a programme that is entertaining and educational and offers a rare opportunity for pupils to enjoy a live performance displaying a wide selection of musical instruments and styles. The cost to schools will be $1.00 per person so to secure our booking please pay $1.00 to your class teacher immediately.

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