Monday, June 30, 2014

Book of Amesbury School's Artist-in-Residency

Colin Gibbs, Amesbury School's first Artist-in-Residence, has published a book for children that is
largely about his residency at the school. In the book Colin tells some of the little stories he shared with children and features the paintings that he painted while he was here. Many of these are focused on the landscape around the school. Colin was particularly fascinated by the steep hills with houses perched (precariously) on top of them.

This book can be viewed at Blurb. Follow the link below to view the book. Copies may be purchased directly from BLURB. These books are printed as they are ordered.

Community Notices - July 2014

$30 per lesson. Current available times: Tuesday 3:30pm, 4:30pm; Thursday 3:30pm; 5:00pm
For more info check   Call Laurel on 021 2428 221

Do you want to be a piano player? Beginner piano lessons from first year university student eager to teach and share his passion for music. Flexible lesson times, $20 a lesson and adaptable lesson content. Basic music theory can also be built into the lessons. Lessons looking to start early term 3 and Liam will come round to your house so you don’t have to go anywhere! Please contact Liam Kelly via email: or phone or text: 021 187 6033 to register interest.

Learn about another culture, learn a new language or perhaps improve your culinary skills
 Hosting - An Experience for Life
 Student Exchange is looking for host families across New Zealand to welcome overseas students into their home
or call 0800 440 079  for more information
Kids Cross Country Series 
Athletics Wellington is running the Kids Cross Country Series over the winter months at various venues around the Wellington region.  It’s for year 1 to year 8 students.  Next event Sunday 27 July at Sladden Park in Petone.  Get a few friends together and form a team.  Team and individual awards.  Children get their own personalised race bib if they enter 7 days prior to each event.  It's a great opportunity to take part in these cross country events throughout the winter season.  You don’t need to be a club member to take part.  Everyone is welcome.  For more information or to enter go to or email or phone 021 976116.

Khandallah Arts Theatre have two exciting events coming up to add a bit of drama to your lives! 
KAT Open Day: Khandallah Arts Theatre is holding an Open Day this Saturday, 5th July. Drop in any time between 12noon and 3pm for a free cuppa and sizzling sausage, and to catch a glimpse behind the scenes-props, lighting, sound and more. There will be fun activities for children and adults and a chance to win free tickets to our upcoming production The Importance of Being Earnest. Cochran Hall, Cashmere Avenue School, Khandallah. 
See our Facebook page or our website for more information. 
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, directed by Jane Yonge from Toi Whakaari, running from 17th-26th July. Tickets $18/$15. Bookings are available from Khandallah Pharmacy, email or ph 9380659. Check out our Facebook page for photos and more information.