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2017 Beagle Club Walk & Christmas Fun Day

AUCKLAND BEAGLE CLUB

WALK & FUN DAY

CORNWALL PARK & ONE TREE HILL

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We look forward to seeing you, your children, and your beagles.  It’s a great day for members to get together for a walk, games, food and have a nice time out with our Beagles.

If you are coming please advise Ray Linton-Brown by 27th November 2017. Phone  09 256 1268  or email raysandy@vodafone.co.nz. This is for catering arrangements.

Raffle: Each year we have a raffle with some great prizes – see the end of this page for for information and  tickets.

Directions:   Access from the Greenlane Southern motorway interchange. Enter the park from the main gates on Greenlane Road (West).  Follow Pohutukawa Drive to the car park on the left at the roundabout.

Start time:  9.45 a.m.  We will walk up to the summit of One Tree Hill to enjoy the wonderful views of Auckland then continue down the other side of the mountain.  During the walk all dogs must remain on leads.

Fun & Games:  11.30 a.m. approximately.  We have a number of games organised with prizes to be won, including the ever popular ‘Hunt the Biscuit. This is popular with humans and Beagles. Who’d have thought Beagles would like a game that involves finding and eating biscuits? 🙂

Raffle: Just before lunch we draw the raffle. See information on prizes and purchasing tickets further down this page.

Lunch:  1.30 p.m. approximately.  We will enjoy a barbecue lunch – all the meat,  bread, salads and other goodies, including drinks, will be provided by the Club. This is free for club members. Non-members, we’d appreciate $5 per head payment please.

Rain Date If it is extremely wet on the day we have the Sunday, 3rd December 2017 as a rain date.

If the weather is obviously very wet, please check your email on Saturday morning as our function will be postponed to Sunday 3rd December.

If you have any queries please contact Ray Linton-Brown 09 256 1268.

Note:  It is advisable not to leave any valuables in vehicles, and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for poor weather conditions and off road walking.

Cornwall Park

Roll up, roll up – It’s our annual raffle!

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Raffle to be drawn at our fun day on saturday 2nd december 2017

Note: Winner does not need to be present to claim prize.

  • Ticket prices:  $2 each, 3 for $5, or buy a full page of 27 for $40.
    Ensure you have purchased your tickets before 12.30pm as the raffle will be drawn before lunch.
  • There are no ticket numbers, just your name, phone number/email on a square. If you’re not present, we will give you a call to arrange pickup/delivery of the prize.
    Your name and phone number/email address go on each square purchased.
  • On the day of the raffle, we get busy with the scissors and put all the named squares into a container ready for the draw.

Prizes:

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  • 1st Prize – An amazing hamper of goodies put together by Sandra Linton-Brown
  • 2nd Prize – Bottle of wine and a homemade Christmas Cake
  • 3rd Prize – Doggy gift bag

Buy entries:

One entry: $2 No online purchase available
Three entries: $5
Page of 27 entries: $40

2016 Beagle Club Walk & Christmas Fun Day

AUCKLAND BEAGLE CLUB

WALK & FUN DAY – CORNWALL PARK & ONE TREE HILL

Saturday, 3rd December 2016 

We look forward to seeing you, your children, and your beagles.  It’s a great day for members to get together for a walk, games, food and have a nice time out with our Beagles.

If you are coming please advise Ray Linton-Brown by 30th November 2016. Phone  09 256 1268  or email raysandy@vodafone.co.nz. This is for catering arrangements.

For online raffle ticket purchases there is a minimum purchase of three tickets. Click the POLi button below to buy tickets using secure internet banking (you will be taken to a secure form to process the payment).

Directions:   Access from the Greenlane Southern motorway interchange. Enter the park from the main gates on Greenlane Road (West).  Follow Pohutukawa Drive to the car park on the left at the roundabout.

Start time:  9.45 a.m.  We will walk up to the summit of One Tree Hill to enjoy the wonderful views of Auckland then continue down the other side of the mountain.  During the walk all dogs must remain on leads.

Fun & Games:  11.30 a.m. approximately.  We have a number of games organised with prizes to be won, including the ever popular ‘Hunt the Biscuit’, a 7 legged race, potato & spoon race, sack race, and an agility course.

Fun Judging:  12.45 p.m.  Your Beagles will be judged for their good looks and abilities.  Neither you nor your Beagle need any experience other than the ability to ‘show off’.  Special thanks to our guest judge for this event – Cori Grootjans.  Prizes for the best in each class.

Raffle: Just before lunch we will draw the raffle. See information on prizes and purchasing tickets further down this page.

Lunch:  1.30 p.m. approximately.  We will enjoy a barbecue lunch – all the meat,  bread, salads and other goodies, including drinks, will be provided by the Club.

Christmas Raffles – FIVE prizes
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We have five amazing raffles to be won – so make sure you buy a ticket or two.

  1. A big basket of goodies including a 10” x 10” Christmas cake and a pudding
  2. Bottle of wine and a 2kg ham
  3. Dog gift basket
  4. Gift box of toiletries
  5. Small Xmas cake

Ticket prices:  $2 each or 3 for $5
Ensure you have purchased your tickets before 12.30pm as the raffles will be drawn before lunch.
Note: You do NOT need to be present in order to win.

You can purchase tickets on the day, or you can purchase tickets online. For online purchases we’ll allocate the next available tickets to your name and email you the numbers.

For online purchases there is a minimum purchase of three tickets. Click the POLi button below to buy tickets using secure internet banking (you will be taken to a secure form to process the payment).

Rain Date:  If it is extremely wet on the day we have the Sunday, 4th December 2016 as a rain date.

If the weather is obviously very wet, please ensure you check your email on Saturday morning as our function will be postponed to Sunday 4th.

If you have any queries please contact Jackie Lobb, Ph. 021 257 8087, email: jlobb85@gmail.com  or Ray Linton-Brown 09 256 1268.

Note:  It is advisable not to leave any valuables in vehicles, and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for poor weather conditions and off road walking.

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2015 Beagle Club Walk & Summer Fun Day

AUCKLAND BEAGLE CLUB

WALK & FUN DAY – CORNWALL PARK & ONE TREE HILL

Saturday, 5th December 2015  

We look forward to seeing you, your children, and your beagles.  It’s a great day for members to get together for a walk, games, food and have a nice time out with our Beagles.

If you are coming please advise Jackie Lobb by 30th November 2015. Phone  0212578087 or email jlobb85@gmail.com. This is for catering arrangements.

Directions:   Access from the Greenlane Southern motorway interchange. Enter the park from the main gates on Greenlane Road (West).  Follow Pohutukawa Drive to the carpark on the left at the roundabout.

Start time:  9.45 a.m.  We will walk up to the summit of One Tree Hill to enjoy the wonderful views of Auckland then continue down the other side of the mountain.  During the walk all dogs must remain on leads.

Fun & Games:  11.30 a.m. approximately.  We have a number of games organised with prizes to be won, including the ever popular ‘Hunt the Biscuit’, a 7 legged race, potato & spoon race, sack race, and an agility course.

Fun Judging:  12.45 p.m.  Your Beagles will be judged for their good looks and abilities.  Neither you nor your Beagle need any experience other than the ability to ‘show off’.  Special thanks to our guest judge for this event – Cori Grootjans.  Prizes for the best in each class.

The fun judging classes are as follows:

  • Best Head
  • Best Stern
  • Best Tail
  • Best Mover
  • Longest ears
  • Waggiest Tail
  • Best at Begging
  • Best at Kissing
  • Best Party Trick

Raffle: Just before lunch we will draw the raffle. See information on prizes and purchasing tickets further down this page.

Lunch:  1.30 p.m. approximately.  We will enjoy a barbecue lunch – all the meat,  bread, salads and other goodies, including drinks, will be provided by the Club.

Prizes:  Special thanks to Jet Park Hotel, Terry Humphries, Howard Jones, and Ray & Sandra Linton-Brown for donating the prizes and dog biscuits.

Christmas Raffles – FOUR prizes

  • A big basket of goodies including a 10”x10” Christmas cake and a pudding (both homemade). Special thanks to Sandra Linton-Brown for the home baking.
  • 1 night’s accommodation at Jetpark Airport Hotel  (in a PET STAY room) plus a full cooked breakfast for 2 people (valued at $250 – expiry 28/2/16).  A big thank you to Jetpark for their generous gift for you and your pet.
  • Pet First Aid Kit – Value S125. Special thanks to Terry Humphries for this useful prize.
  • Dog gift basket – Contains Royal Canine Beagle Food and other goodies. Thankyou to Howard Jones for this great prize.

Ticket prices:  $2 each, or three tickets for $5

Note: You do NOT need to be present in order to win.

You can purchase tickets on the day, or you can purchase tickets online. For online purchases we’ll allocate the next available tickets to your name and email you the numbers.

For online purchases there is a minimum purchase of three tickets. Click the POLi button below to buy tickets using secure internet banking (you will be taken to a secure form to process the payment).

Rain Date:  If it is extremely wet on the day we have the Sunday, 6th December 2015 as a rain date.

If the weather is obviously very wet, please ensure you check your email/answerphone on Saturday morning as our function will be postponed to Sunday, 6th.

If you have any queries please contact Jackie Lobb, Ph. 021 257 8087, email: jlobb85@gmail.com  or Karen Staniland 09 810 9516.

Note:  It is advisable not to leave any valuables in vehicles, and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for poor weather conditions and off road walking.

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Sausage Sizzle – Animates Takanini – 24th Oct 2015

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Come along to our sausage sizzle at Animates Westgate on Saturday 24th October 2015.  Yum!

Sausages are $2 each and all money raised goes back into the club funds.

Venue:      Animates
Address:   266 Great South Road, Takanini
Date:         24th Oct 2015
Time:           10.00am – 3pm

Come along and join in the excitement of the day

We always need volunteers to help with the sausage sizzle, if you can lend a hand, even if it is only for an  hour, please get in touch with Ray or Sandra.  09 256 1268 or 021 618 465.

Beagle Walk – Orewa Estuary – Sun 15th Nov 2015

Orewa Estuary Track Walk (Te Ara Tahuna Estuary), North Auckland

Te Ara Tahuna shared path map (for web)

Date: Sunday 15th November 2015
Time: 10am start – the walk will take approximately 2 hours.
Meeting Place: Orewa Estuary Information Centre, Orewa, Auckland

Route: Make your way North on state highway 1. Travel North until you come to the Silverdale and Whangaparaoa turnoff. Turn right, at the roundabout towards Silverdale and travel on the Hibiscus Coast Highway. Go through Silverdale past the Whangaparaoa turnoff, until you are coming down the hill into Orewa. As you travel over the Orewa Estuary Bridge, turn immediately left into the car park and information centre. Public Toilets are available here.  Refer to Google map at bottom of page for more detail.

Walk details: The walk will start behind the car park and follow the concrete path around the perimeter of the Orewa Estuary. This track is shared with bikers and walkers. It is mainly an on leash walk, although at the far north end of the track there is plenty of room for an off leash period. The track travels across some interesting bridge structures, and either side of the concrete path in some places there are large grass areas , At the end of the walk there is a concrete boat ramp that will provide good access for those who wish to swim their dogs. I would like to encourage those of you who may have some time after the walk to socialise with us all at the (dog Friendly) Café behind the information centre.

Note: It is advisable not to leave any valuables in vehicles, and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for poor weather conditions and off road walking.

Please advise Terry Humphries ( 0212749145 or 09-5365847) or Karen Staniland (09-8109516) the day prior to the event or simply turn up on time on the day.

Annual General Meeting + Beagle Walk – Botanic Gardens – Sat 7th Nov 2015

Location: Auckland Botanic Gardens, Manurewa
Date: Saturday 7th November 2015
Time: Walk: 10am

AGM: 12 noon to 3pm

Meeting Place: Botanic Gardens car park

Auckland Botanic Gardens

Route:

The Auckland Botanic Gardens is situated right next to the Southern Motorway, on Hill Road, Manurewa.

From Auckland travelling south on SH1

If travelling south on the Southern Motorway (SH1), exit the motorway at the Manurewa/Hill Road exit (the exit after the Manukau City exit). Turn left onto Hill Road and the main entrance to the Gardens is the first driveway on the left.

From South of the Gardens Travelling north on SH1

If travelling north on the Southern Motorway (towards Auckland on SH1), exit the motorway at the Takanini exit, then turn left onto Great South Road and drive towards Manurewa. Turn right at the lights into Alfriston Road (Z petrol station will be on your right hand side). Follow Alfriston Road then turn left at Claude Road and continue until it connects with Hill Road. Turn right onto Hill Road and drive past the traffic lights, the entrance to the Gardens is 100m further on, on the left.


AGM:

The Beagle Club AGM will be on the 7th November at the “Friends Building” meeting room at the Botanical Gardens from 12 noon to 3pm .

All members are welcome, and encouraged, to attend the Annual General Meeting.  Please advise if you are planning to attend so we can cater accordingly.

To those who wish to combine this AGM with a Beagle walk around the Gardens prior to the AGM meeting, please meet in the car park at 10am.

Please No Dogs are to attend the meeting!


Walk Time:

Approximately 1½ to 2 Hours

Walk details:

We will congregate in the far west end of the car park and will travel down the left hand side of the Gardens (motorway side) to the large off leash area near the Puhinui Stream. We will walk through a small section of the Puhinui Stream forest trail that leads into the bottom boundary of the Gardens. From here the walk will wind itself through multiple tracks of your choice up the right-hand side of the Gardens back to the car park.  Some sections of the walk through the forest trail are on-leash areas.

The AGM will be held in the “Friends Building” after the walk.


Please advise Terry Humphries (0212749145 or 5365847) or Karen Staniland (8109516) by 9am on the day or simply turn up on time on the day

Note: It is advisable not to leave any valuables in vehicles, and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for poor weather conditions and off road walking. Remember to bring water and poo bags for your dogs.

Beagle walks go ahead on the day, rain or shine!

Sausage Sizzle – Animates Westgate – 18th July 2015

sausages

Come along to our sausage sizzle at Animates Westgate on Saturday 18th July 2015.  Yum!

Sausages are $2 each and all money raised goes back into the club funds.

Venue:      Animates
Address:   Westgate Shopping Mall
Date:          18th July 2015
Time:         10.00am – 3pm

Come along and join in the excitement of the day

We always need volunteers to help with the sausage sizzle, if you can lend a hand, even if it is only for an  hour, please get in touch with Ray or Sandra.  09 256 1268 or 021 618 465.

Home Found – Mr Bojangles

Mr Bojangles has been successfully rehomed. Thank you everyone who enquired about him.

If you are interested in re-homing Mr Bonjangles, please call Terry Humphries on 021 274 9145, or email at adaptablesigns@xtra.co.nz.

Mr Bojangles is a white and tan 11 month old beagle. He has been neutered, registered with Auckland council and microchipped. He has had all his injections and flea treatment, and is regularly checked by Somerville veterinary clinic.

Mr Bojangles is a playful trusting and totally loyal beagle who thrives on love and hugs. He is perfectly healthy and has been socialised. (Doggy daycare 3x per week) He loves going for long walks and is well behaved.

Mr Bojangles has a distinct dislike of cats and will usually not play nicely with them.

How I look after a nice long walk

How I look after a nice long walk

If you are interested in re-homing Mr Bojangles, please call Terry Humphries on 021 274 9145, or email at adaptablesigns@xtra.co.nz.

Home Found – Thunder

Thunder has now been successfully rehomed and is happy and settled with a new big beagle sister to show him the beagle ropes.

If you are interested in re-homing Thunder, please call Terry Humphries on 021 274 9145, or email at adaptablesigns@xtra.co.nz.

  • Have had to go back to work unexpectedly and sadly need to re-home Thunder, a 6 months old, neutered tan & white male.
  • He is registered and chipped
  • Breeder: Brooklane Breeders
  • Great personality, never barks, full of life and loves cuddles.
  • Still jumps up a little – training still in progress
  • No health issues, sensitivities or allergies.
  • Well socialised and has hung out with many dogs while walking etc
  • Have been migrating to become more an outdoors dog, is toilet trained
  • Was neutered mid Dec and has had all vaccinations
  • Will be sad to see him go. Happy to throw in kennel and crate to help.

If you are interested in re-homing Thunder, please call Terry Humphries on 021 274 9145, or email at adaptablesigns@xtra.co.nz.

Committee Post Available – Club Secretary

As of May 2015, this post has been filled.

CLUB SECRETARY

The Auckland Beagle Club is seeking a new Secretary.  The Secretary works closely with the President to handle the day to day affairs of the club and serves as a liaison with the public, our members and the New Zealand Kennel Club.  The formal position description given in the club’s constitution states:

The Secretary shall exercise and perform all the usual secretarial duties and functions and generally attend to the secretarial work of the Club and in particular shall keep and maintain:

(a)  A list of members.

(b)  Minutes of all proceedings and meetings of the Committee and Club.

(c)  All necessary records of the affairs of the Club.

The Club Secretary must be a member of the NZKC and must live within the zone of influence of the Auckland Beagle Club Inc.  The club will pay for the secretary’s membership in the NZKC.

If you wish to volunteer for this position, please contact our President Terry Humphries Phone: 09 536 5847 or  e-mail adaptablesigns@xtra.co.nz