News briefs from around Waipu and Bream Bay
More spice at Ruakaka
Madly Indian has opened its third restaurant earlier this month at Ruakaka. Spice Route can be found on Princes Rd where they promise their usual quality standard of food and service.
Make the surf safer
Help lifesavers patrol greater Bream Bay by supporting their fundraising effort for a fully equipped jet ski and trailer. For more information and to help contribute go to givealittle.co.nz/cause/surflifesavingjetski.
Waipu Cove Surf Life Saving Club has also been lucky enough to gain funding for a new battery operated suction machine, and a new scoop stretcher.
New active wear
Laurie is coming back to present a range of spring and summer Hard Tail brand fitness, yoga and Pilates wear. Join others for a drink and shop the latest arrivals of Hard Tail premium fitness wear. One night only, Monday September 7, 5pm-8pm, 45 Wairimu Rd, Waipu. For more information email email@example.com.
Pulse Quiz: Saturday August 29, Waipu Coronation Hall, 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Twenty Bream Bay dancers have been selected to compete at the showcase dance championships in Australia and need your help. $30 per person, 10 people per table. Come dressed in your favourite dance genre. Bar available and food provided. Prizes and games. Contact Sharon 027 265 3227.
Waipu Golf Quiz: Saturday August 29, Waipu Golf Club, 7.30-10.30pm. $120 per table of 6 or less, dinner included. Awesome raffles, bring your cash. Brush up on your general knowledge, get a team together and come and join in the fun of the quiz night!
Cheese On Wheels brings a range of high quality award winning cheeses to the Waipu GAS station the second Thursday of every month, 10.30am–12.30 pm. All their hard and semi-hard cheeses, around 40 varieties, are imported. Soft cheeses are sourced from within New Zealand. They may have the biggest range of goat and sheep cheese in New Zealand (great for lactose-intolerant people), plus buffalo cheeses and the cow's-milk type. Quark and a larger range of soft cheeses are in the pipeline. Contact Peter & Thea at 027 688 2000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fun when the tide’s out
The Tide’s Out Bream Bay Fun Run, held Sunday November 8, is a 5km and 10km fun run and walk organised by the Bream Bay College PTA, and held in Ruakaka. The 5km event follows a loop around the streets – the 10km follows this but does an additional out and back loop. All entries received by Monday November 2 go in the draw for a pair of running shoes from Smiths Sports Shoes. Contact Susan McRae 432 1029, Maree Wright 459 5628, or Marilyn Cox 432 0373.
Natural Beauty is a unique range of crystal-infused skincare lovingly formulated by internationally qualified beauty and spa therapist, Katie Palmer. Her products have literally just been released. Find them at the Waipu markets or online at facebook.com/nbsnz.
Wiggle that wotsit!
Zippy’s is not just a mobile cafe peddling high quality coffees and exotic ice creams – they do hula hoops too. Be part of the hula hoop revolution. And hula lessons are free! Zippy's Cafe serves quality coffee, delicious real fruit ice creams and yummy snacks. Open Sunday’s 137b South Rd, 9am-1pm. Contact through zippys.co.nz or 02102480569.