Update - August 22

Posted by Go Waihi on 22/08/2011

Waihi Art Centre and Museum is screening the 1921 silent movie ‘My Lady of the Cave’, a film shot and directed by Waihi’s Rudall Hayward, New Zealand’s pioneer film maker. It’s on Saturday September 10th at 7 pm at the Salvation Army Hall in Seddon St. Tickets are $15 at United Video - cash only. Remember, one show only, with refreshments and accompaniment to the film provided.

Waihi Beach Memorial RSA is hosting Waihi’s Got Talent with Go Waihi and last Friday night was proof plus that Waihi really has got talent with over 20 junior entries, and what a great variety of performances. This Friday from 6.30 pm it’s the intermediate heats with the seniors and finals on Friday September 2nd. There’s a $200 voucher for you and $1000 for a school project for each of the three winners. Seniors can still enter at your school office.

Entry forms for the annual Go Waihi Trolley Derby on Saturday October 8th are at the Waihi HDC office, Waihi Library, Gold FM and you can download an entry form. All you’ve got to do is fill out the form and get it back nice and early. Be creative and you might win a prize for most original trolley. Remember, rule No. 1 is to have FUN.

Waihi’s Voice for Life has international speakers and some informative DVD’s covering abortion, euthanasia and elder care at their meeting at Waihi Baptist Church on Friday between 10 am and 3.30 pm. Gold coin donation, and RSVP if poss to 863 7271.

Our September BA5 is at Falls Retreat up Waitawheta Rd on Wednesday the 6th. Alongside their accommodation Brad and Emma have just opened a restaurant, with a wood fired pizza oven, in a beautiful setting. We also have the National Manager of the Police Blue Light coming to tell us about what they do. Waihi business owners and managers, please join us. RSVP and we’ll see you there.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: Being a mime means never having to say you’re sorry.