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Next Car Boot Sale – 28 November 2020

At Cornerstone - Whare Karakia o Manako,144 Kerikeri Rd (by the Heritage Bypass) 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 7.30am. If wet, the sale is relocated to the Hall inside Cornerstone. Buyers welcome! There's always room to park. Sellers: $5 per vehicle. Enquiries phone: 021722938 email:carboot@kkup.org.nz

By |September 28th, 2020|

Soldiers Without Guns – 14 November

Come and watch a great film and help us fundraise at the same time at a cost of $10 per person. Saturday 14 November 2020 at Cornerstone. We will start at 6.30pm with “bring a plate supper”. Discover a RADICAL untold New Zealand story...until now. Narrated by Lucy Lawless, witness the untold story of unsung Kiwi heroes who were involved [...]

By |September 28th, 2020|

Farewell – e noho ra

Ka pu te ruha, ka hao te rangatahi The old net is cast aside, the new net goes fishing It would be so much easier and more to our inclination if in January Neil and I could just quietly head down the road.  Who likes goodbyes, especially goodbyes with a lot of fuss.   The little 2-year old whose picture I [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|

An Act of Human Courage

Moemoeātia te moemoeā engari whakatīnanahia Dream the dream but achieve it also * * * * * You’re not trying hard enough. Sorry. Please save your praise, we don’t want it. Don’t invite us here to tell us how inspiring we are without doing anything about it. It doesn’t lead to anything. Greta Thunberg to the US Senate * * [...]

By |September 30th, 2019|


Aroha mai, aroha atu Kindness received, kindness given Kindness is a way of life and a treasure beyond all else. Another whakatauki reads: Ahakoa he iti he pounamu Even though it is small it is a treasure A small act of kindness proliferates into more of the same. It grows in the person who gives it, becoming in them more [...]

By |July 15th, 2019|
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