Practice Space Needed

Puhoi’s premier Celtic Sessions band is in desperate need of a new place to practice. If anyone has a room/barn/shed/ballroom big enough for 30 compact musicians to swing a fretboard, can you get in touch with Alan Wagstaff ( Musos being creatures of habit, the preference is for a couple of hours on Thursday evenings, within stepdance distance of the village. A small stipend will be available to the owner…

Folk Guitar Lessons


Puhoi resident and leader of the Puhoi Celtic Sessions, Alan Wagstaff, offers guitar classes for beginners and intermediate players.
His initial course is a well structure programme over 25 weeks, that will take you gradually through basic song accompaniment techniques. Alan is an experienced teacher and his supportive style will quickly build your confidence and skill. The lessons can be fitted in at any time to suit your schedule.

Contact Alan on any of the following:
0274 836 023
09 4 220011

Ahuroa School – Teacher Aide position



Ahuroa School is looking for a warm, kind, friendly teacher aide. The position is for 17.5 hours per week, working 5 days. Starting Term 3, 24 July, 2017.


If you are interested in joining our fabulous school as a carer of our future, please email your CV and an application letter to

Visits are welcomed. For more information please contact Michelle Nell,


Great Opportunity Brewing

A rare opportunity to own a boutique coffee roasting business with a customer base from Albany to Warkworth, currently operating as a part time business, approximately 10 hours per week, roasting coffee and supplying to a range of customers, both retail and wholesale.

It would suit someone:

• wishing to have a part-time hobby business, or

• wants to add to an existing coffee business such as a café or coffee van – cut out the middle men and roast your own coffee at a fraction of the cost, and with an additional revenue stream, or

• you may be that marketing person who is looking for a change.


Contact Daphne on (027) 4715255 or Darryll (027) 4768581. 

Keep The Wheels on the Bus Going Round and Round: Bus Driver Needed

Bus Driver:

Monday – Friday, 14 hours per week, term time only.  Morning Run: Puhoi to Ahuroa (7.30-8.00am).  Afternoon Run : West Coast Rd loop (2.30-3pm), Ahuroa to Puhoi (3pm-3.30pm) $20/hour.  A current  P endorsement an advantage – however school willing to pay for this if necessary.

Our bus is a 29 seater, so relatively small. Can be driven on a Class 1 car license.

All enquiries to Michelle via email: 

Michelle Nell

Go bananas

Our company has about 50 banana boxes to give away to anyone needing them
for shifting or whatever. They are currently stored at Silverdale.
Interested folk can call me on my mobile Paul Bowater 021 2527767

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