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RUAKAKA SURF DAY 2018 FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
When: Saturday 3rd March 2018
10am until 2pm - Sign in starts at 9am
Where: Ruakaka Surf Lifesaving Club, Ruakaka Beach
Registration essential—spaces are limited
In his latest column, ‘A Different Light’, Jonny Wilkinson shares his ruminations on the ethical minefield of the End of Life Choice Bill currently before Parliament. More Information
Jazz in the Garden has been cancelled this year due to adverse weather conditions. More Information
"January is a gone burger and, sadly, so is the holiday absence of routine." Jonny Wilkinson's latest column for the Northern Advocate looks at the recurring debate around the meaning, and the name, of Waitangi Day and how much the day's controversy has become a familiar part of our return to life's routine after the summer break. More Information
Join us in Celebrating our 5th Anniversary hosting the Ruakaka Surf Day for people with disabilities on Saturday 03 March 2018.
Only 30 spaces available so register now if you don't want to miss out! More Information
"This ‘Good times turn bad and then good again’ process is one with which I have a long acquaintance." In his latest column for the Northern Advocate, Jonny Wilkinson takes us through some of his own recollections of happy moments shifting into ones of mortifying embarrassment or mortal peril, and shares his ideas on what turns things back around again. More Information
So here we are at the end of the year and I am going to do what columnist do when inspiration is at drought conditions, I am going to look back at the year that was by plagiaristic means.
In March I embraced the concept of lowballs and highballs. ‘Don’t lowball me, man!’ is a phrase I that I picked up from the goofball character played by Owen Wilson in the middle age male slapstick movie.
So let’s review the Year’s lowballs and highballs trotted out in my column…
It can be a cruel twist of fate – the way in which Time seems to speed up, the older you get.
Jonny Wilkinson talks about time passing and what changes he has seen with time in his latest column for the Northern Advocate, published 9 December 2017 More Information
Tiaho Trust's International Day of People With Disabilities Celebration is on Friday 8 December in the courtyard at Forum North in Whangarei.
You can check out our fabulous itinerary for this all day event here. More Information
The newly introduced Ridewise swipe cards are now active and have replaced the Total Mobility Scheme Taxi Vouchers. More Information
A Different Light - Jonny's column published in the Northern Advocate, 48Hours Saturday 25th November 2017 - Stephen Hawking is the poster boy for assistive technology – now we have a Northland woman making massive strides using similar technology. More Information
Tiaho Trust invites you to join them on Friday 8th December at Forum North to help celebrate International Day of People with Disabilities More Information
Tiaho Trust is hosting their Bi-Annual Getting Out There EXPO on Friday & Saturday 8th and 9th December 2017 at Forum North More Information
Registrations are open for 2 FREE fun days on the water where you can experience the thrill of paddle boarding and waka ama; and surfing. More Information
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"So, what forward thinking restaurateur or bar owner, community group, CBD landlord or gallery manager would like to fill an empty wall or two with some stunning photographic work that celebrates sexuality and disability?"
Jonny Wilkinson's latest Northern Advocate article - A Different Light, 48Hours Saturday 11th December, 2017 More Information