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Neighbourhood Week
  Neighbourhood Week


Neighbourhood Week 2004

This year it will be held throughout New Zealand from Saturday 30 October – Friday 5 November

Keep Sunday 31 October free

The annual Children’s Day at The Groynes will again be a feature of Neighbourhood Week. This year’s event is being held on 31 October from 11am-3pm.

Last year around 5000 people attended the fun event which featured activities, kite flying, rock painting, face painting, a bouncy castle and train and boat rides.

Community groups are actively involved in fundraising and promoting healthy lifestyles on the day.

The free event is co-ordinated by the City Council and funded by the Shirley/Papanui Community Board It aims to encourage families to spend time together without worrying about cost.

Sea Cruises Competition

As part of the Neighbourhood Week celebrations, Sea Cruises Ltd has two cruises up for grabs.

  • a day cruise to Quail Island on Sunday, 31 October 2004
    departing at 10.30 am - returning 4.00 pm – (20 prizes of cruises for 4 people)
  • a night cruise on Friday, 5 November 2004
    departing at 7.00 pm – returning 9.00 pm – (25 double tickets up for grabs).

Simply write your name, address, telephone number and the draw you wish to enter (ie: either family cruise or night cruise) on the back of an envelope and send to:

Sea Cruises Competition,
Papanui Service Centre,
PO Box 5142

By Friday, 15 October 2004 to go in the draw to win a cruise. Sea Cruises is also offering discounted trips during Neighbourhood Week for anyone looking for something a little different to do with their neighbours. For more information, contact Russell Philips on (03) 328 7720.

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