News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 


Country music lovers love to donate

14 July 2005

Country music lovers love to donate

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s Child Development Unit were delighted to be able to select a range of resources for use in the assessment and therapy intervention of children from birth to 16 years when Kidnappers Country Music, based in Flaxmere, offered to make a donation of close to $500 worth of children’s toys.

This small but dedicated group have raised nearly $24,000 in the six years they have been together, mostly through the annual country music festivals. The event has proved popular with country music fans all over the country and has meant shifting to a centralised location and a larger venue. Renamed the Central Country Music Festival the 2006 event will be held in Wilson Park, Marton over the weekend of 20-22 January 2006.

Coming up for the group is another fundraiser, the Veterans Award. To be held at the Hibernian Club in Hastings on 8 October 2005. This is an open event so you don’t need to belong to a club to enter, but you will need to be between the ages of 50-105 to compete.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Health
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news