Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Plimmerton Mid Winter Dip


Brrr, it’s cold! It's that time of year again for brave souls to face the cold seas at the Plimmerton Mid Winter Dip. The fundraiser for Plimmerton Kindergarten is in its 23rd year and has become something of a winter institution. Each year hundreds of hardy souls take the plunge, with several hundred more onlookers enjoying the yummy food on offer. Participants taking the Dip can wear anything they like – the only rule is they need to get wet!

This year swimmers go into the draw to win spot prizes, there is a best-dressed competition and plenty of yummy food to buy. There will be numerous activities on the day for the kids including a beach dig and sand castle building. This year’s raffle (which will be available for sale on the day) includes fantastic prizes such as the Travel Pack with Interislander vouchers, plus 1 night’s accommodation in the South Island for 2, worth more than $700.

Plimmerton Kindergarten is a small, active kindergarten located by the sea in Plimmerton Village. Proudly sponsored by Harcourts, the Mid Winter Dip generates a lot of community interest and is one of the principal fundraising events in the calendar. All money that is raised will go towards the complete painting and sound proofing of the interior of the kindergarten. Plimmerton Mid Winter Dip, Sunday, June 23rd at Karehana Bay, Plimmerton. Activities start at 11am, dip is at noon. For more information visit www.facebook.com/PlimmertonMidWinterDip.



© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

SCOOP COVERAGE: CHRISTCHURCH MOSQUES TERROR ATTACK


"Biggest Shake-Up In 30 Years": Agency Teamups In New Public Service Act

Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins today announced the most significant changes to the New Zealand Public Service since the State Sector Act of 1988...

Under the changes, boards, made up of chief executives from relevant government agencies, will be established to tackle the most pressing issues. These boards, or joint ventures, would be accountable to a single minister and receive direct budget appropriations. Public servants from across the system will be deployed as required. More>>

 

Principals Reject Offer: Primary Teachers Vote For Settlement

Primary teachers have voted to ratify a proposed settlement that will give them pay parity with their secondary colleagues, but disappointed primary principals have rejected a settlement that was unchanged from a previously rejected offer. More>>

ALSO:

Pike River: Weeks Of Work Before Team Gets Beyond 170 Metres

No items of interest have been found in the latest forensic search of the tunnel between 30 and 170 metres, however, both the police and the Pike River Recovery Agency say it has been useful. More>>

ALSO:

Remaking Elections: Call For Four-Year Term, More MPs

A Victoria University report is proposing extending the parliamentary term to four years, and increasing the number of MPs, so politicians can plan better for the future. More>>

ALSO:

Health: Ban On Smoking In Cars With Children Passes First Reading

The Smoke-free Environments Amendment Bill would allow police to issue $50 fines for those smoking with passengers under 18 years of age. More>>

ALSO:

Fair Pay Agreements Good: CTU Releases Report On Sector Bargaining

The Council of Trade Unions has released an independent report conducted by economic research company BERL into the validity of sector bargaining. More>>

ALSO:

Goldsmith New National Finance Spokesperson: Amy Adams To Leave Politics In 2020

Amy Adams has announced she will retire from politics at the 2020 election and as a consequence of that decision she has chosen to stand down from the spokesperson roles she holds in the Party. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Government's Cosmetic Banking Reforms

The elephant in the room as the government carries out its latest bout of tinkerings with our banking practice is the extraordinary level of profit-taking still being extracted by the Australian Banking Gang from ordinary New Zealanders. Yes indeed, ... More>>

ALSO:

IPCA: Offensive Language, Misuse Of Pepper Spray

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that, following a pursuit in Auckland, a man was dealt with inappropriately and unprofessionally by a Police officer during his arrest. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels