Takaka Library 10th Anniversary Celebrations

 Join us at Takaka Library in celebrating ten years at our new location with a visit from celebrated New Zealand author Joy Cowley, a Blast from the Past with tall tales and true recounted by Golden Bay locals and more!

Event Description Date and time
Memories of a Publican's Wife Nola Drummond recalls a wealth of amusing stories from her long years in the Bay and at the well-remembered watering hole The Junction Hotel. Koha. 1.00pm-2.00pm, Friday 13 April
Mocktails and Books Sample exotic and easy to make mocktails with Ratanui Lodge's cocktail maker, Steve Wakeman. For 12-16 year olds. Booking essential. Free. 11.00am-12.30pm, Wednesday 18 April
Conversations with the Unconventional Side of the Bay Liz Thomas and Humphrey Newton talk about the influx to Golden Bay in the 1970s of the alternative life-stylers, hippies and others from the unconventional side of life. Koha. 1.00pm-2.00pm, Friday 20 April
60 Years Married to a Gourmet Cook Alan Swafford, a happy omnivore, will entertain on wide and varied themes, from food to farm to family. Koha. 1.00pm-2.00pm, Friday 27 April
Joy Cowley - The Power of Story Widely published, award-winning, much loved New Zealand author Joy Cowley gives a talk on the healing power of story. Free. 2.00pm-3.00pm, Thursday 3 May
Law in the Bay Tony and Gillian Cunningham give their unique perspectives on policing in the Bay in the 1970s and 80s. Stories, both funny and sad, will entertain. Koha. 1.00pm-2.00pm, Friday 4 May
Magic Show with Ms Fizzberry Celebrate Takaka Library's 10th anniversary with Ms Fizzberry's marvellous magic show for young and old! Free. 10.30am-11.30am, Saturday 5 May
History of the Golden Bay Alpine and Tramping Club A fascinating visual presentation by Kevin Durkin and Paul Kilgour on the history of the club. Free. 1.00pm-2.00pm, Friday 18 May
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