Eastern Courier : December 3rd 2010
5 EASTERN COURIER, DECEMBER 3, 2010 NEWS TENT EXPO Supa Nova Was $999 Now $699 SAVE $300 Crib 1512 Was $1499 Now $1099 SAVE $400 THIS SATURDAY ONLY! SUMMER SIZZLER SALES Demo Tent Deals & Clearance Models Over 20 Models on Display! 9am - 4pm Saturday 4th December Botany Downs Secondary College 575 Chapel Road, Botany Downs www.packandpedal.co.nz Botany Store | Telephone - (09) 273 3222 ONFIRE101131EC By KRISTINA RAPLEY Projects to go on sale Buzz worthy: Willowbank School year 4 student Lucas Eng, 8, with his Buzz Wire toy which will be for sale at the market day next Wednesday. Photo: FIONA GOODALL From sherbet and smoothies to scientific toys -- it s all for sale at Willowbank School. Next Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm students will show off their science and technology experiments and visitors will be able to buy their favourites and take them home. Prices range from $1 to $10 and all proceeds will be go back into the school. Year 4 student Lucas Eng has made a scientific toy called a Buzz Wire that shows how electricity works. I thought it sounded like a fun thing to make but it was actually quite hard connect- ing all the wires and stuff, he says. Other products will include Christmas decorations, photo frames, food, and pot plants made out of recycled materials. All 805 students are involved in the market day and teacher Jane Danielson says it is a great learning experience for them. The students have put a lot of work into their products. They ve been planning and researching, marketing and advertising, as well as actually figuring out how to make the products, Ms Danielson says. Willowbank School's market day is at the school at 56 Middlefield Drive. Call the office on 271-1077 for more information. IN BRIEF Brown up for award Triathlete Cameron Brown is in the running for a sportsman of the year award. The Howick resident is up against Carl Van Roon in taekwondo and footballer Ivan Vicelich. Brown will be in the mix when the city's top athletes gather for the 2010 Sport Auckland Sporting Excellence Awards at Alexandra Park next Wednesday. His feats include his ninth Ironman NZ win -- a new world record for most wins at a single ironman event. Each category winner will also be considered for the Overall Sporting Achievement of 2010 award. Sky Tower passes Up and down Sky Tower fun is now available for a year. SkyCity has launched an annual child flexi-pass and 12-month family passes for multiple visits to Auckland's iconic tourist attraction. From December 18 to 24 children will be able to post their Christmas list to Santa on the main observation level as the sky deck becomes home to Santa in the Sky. The Eastern Courier has one family pass to give away. To go into the draw to win write your name, address and daytime phone number on the back of an envelope and send it to Eastern Courier Sky Tower competition, PO Box 76-400, Manukau. It should reach us by noon on December 8. Just one entry per person please. Lights help CanTeen A Christmas lights extrava- ganza will light up futures as well as faces this holiday season as it raises money for CanTeen. Farm Cove resident Leigh Marsden is putting on a light show to raise money for Can- Teen, which supports young people living with cancer. She started the light show seven years ago and says she got hooked right away. It has grown and grown and it s just a lot of fun. The display includes more than 60,000 lights. The show runs nightly at 8pm from December 4 to January 7 at 11 Fratley Ave. Visitors will have a chance to donate to CanTeen. Mrs Marsden is one of the entrants in the Professionals Real Estate Christmas Lights competition. Go to www.christmas lights.co.nz to vote.
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