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Any queries or to have your notice included in this newsletter please contact Lynda on 470 0814 or lyndad@psotago.org.nz

The Greater Green Island Informer

February 2016

Introducing The Greater Green Island Informer

Our newsletter will be published on the first Tuesday of each month.  We look forward to being able to keep the Greater Green Island Community informed of all the exciting things that are happening in your community.

How To Have Your Notice Included

We need your help to make the newsletter informative and interesting.  Please send any articles or notices that you would like included in the newsletter to lyndad@psotago.org.nz 
 

Bus Petition to the Otago Regional Council

Have the changes to the bus routes impacted your ability to access areas of Dunedin that you previously travelled to?
You can sign a copy of the petition at either Fresh Choice Green Island, CoffeePost, the Green Island Medical Centre or the Green Island Police Station.

Greater Green Island Community Website

One of the initiatives that the Greater Green Island Community Network completed in 2014 was a directory of services and clubs that are available in the greater Green Island area.  This initiative was received extremely positively by many members of the community who had struggled to find information about the numerous activities that are available to them.
 
One of the downfalls of producing a print based directory is that the information that is published can go out of date quickly.  Because of this we are in the process of developing a Greater Green Island Website with Firebrand.
 
This website will be used to give residents of (and visitors to) the greater Green Island area a chance to see what is available to them in the area.  The benefits of the website will be that clubs/organisations and businesses that sign up will be able to update their own contact details as well as inform people of upcoming fund-raising and events, notices, add photos and videos and links to other external websites.

If you are interested in having your business or group showcased on this website please contact Lynda on 470 0814 or lyndad@psotago.org.nz

Greater Green Island Good Sort

Every month we will be highlighting a good sort from the greater Green Island area. This can be an organization, group or person who does something wonderful for the area.  If you have a nomination for a Good Sort please contact Lynda on 470 0814 or lyndad@psotago.org.nz.

This months Good Sort is Jill McInnes.  Jill is Volunteer Area Coordinator for Neighbourhood Support.  We thank Jill for all the hard work that she does. 

 

Green Island Cricket Club Golf Tournament
Sunday March 6th
Island Park 12pm shotgun start
Ambrose Format 9 holes
$40 per team
queries to Jeremy Scott
GICC Secretary
0275372466
Neighbours Day 2016 is held on the 19th and 20th March.
This year we are producing packs with resources to help you hold your own Neighbours Day event. 
More information about these will be available soon.

Greater Green Island Dog Walking Group

Do you enjoy a bit of exercise, spending time with your dog or having a laugh with new friends?  If you answered yes to any of these then you should join the Greater Green Island Dog Walking group.
The Greater Green Island Dog Walking Group will be meeting on Friday at 10.00am in 2016.  We meet outside the Green Island Police Station (198 Main South Road) and plan our walking route from there.  From time to time we will meet at other places in the Greater Green Island area and walk from there.
To keep up to date with where we will be meeting each week and any cancellations due to weather check out www.facebook.com/GreaterGreenIsland
 

Fruit and Vege Project


St Mark's Anglican Church Green Island is now a distribution centre for All Saints Fruit and Veges, 10am till 12pm on Thursdays.
You can order a pack online at http://fruitvege.allsaintsdn.org.nz/sign-up-and-order/ or come into the Distribution Centre to make an order.
Orders are made the Thursday before delivery i.e. you pay for your order a week in advance.


 

Recipe of the Month

Weetbix Slice
INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 cups of plain flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa
  • 1 cup of dessicated coconut
  • 270g melted butter
  • 6 Weetbix (crushed finely)



 
 
METHOD:
  1. Preheat oven to 200c.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients together
  3. Add melted butter
  4. Mix well and press into a cake tin
  5. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes
  6. Remove from oven and let cool
  7. Ice and sprinkle with coconut.

The Green Island Art Group

The Green Island Art Group will be recommencing for the 2016 year on Tuesday the  2nd February at the Janet Cameron Lounge in Shand Street 9.30 to 11.30am.
 
Anybody who may be interested in coming along would be most welcome.
 
For any further information please contact Margaret Eastwood on 488 2234.

Green Island Community Garden

Working Bee Schedule
Every Tuesday 12 midday to 1.30pm.
Tuesday evenings 5.30 to 6.30.
Sunday afternoon. 2pm to 3.30pm

Green Island Leos

Leos are a division of Lions Club International and serve to help the community both locally and internationally whilst teaching responsibility, independence and developing friendships and having fun. We meet once a month on the 1st Tuesday of the month.

Learn about what Leos do and decide if you want to be a part of a brand new group.

For further info please email Jules Haldane at   nipsandjules@xtra.co.nz

St John
St John Penguins 6 – 8 year old

5.30pm – 6.30pm

 

St John Youth

6.30pm – 8.00pm

 

Meet at St Margaret’s Church

(entrance back of the Church)

Thursday Evenings

             
 SuperGrans Dunedin 
Welcomes new Clients and Volunteers
Call us at 4740582 for further information or email supergrans.dunedin@xtra.co.nz
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PO Box 13006
Dunedin 9018

lyndad@psotago.org.nz

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