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Winners, Concerts, Bright Lights, Festivals and Gala Days They are all happening in Milford!

It's hard to believe that we are into the second month of the year already – the holiday season seems to have flown by! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas shared with family and friends and you managed to get a good and relaxing break.

$3000 Kiwibank Spending Spree Winners
Our Christmas $1000 Kiwibank debit card promotion had a huge number of entries and was drawn just before Christmas. Thanks to all our loyal Milford customers for your support.
The three lucky winners were: Prue McKenzie, Heather Stone (pictured) and Jessica Reid (pictured).

ASO Milford Christmas Concert
The Auckland Symphony Orchestra (ASO) ‘Milford Christmas Concert’ at Milford Primary School was a wonderful event and one that the children will probably never forget.
A packed hall was treated to impeccable performances from the students of Milford and Belmont Primary schools to the accompliment of the ASO for some of their items.
Peter Thomas, Director/Conductor, was in fine form, swapping his suit for a Santa costume at one point and had a great rapport with the children throughout, encouraging them during  their performances.
The  talented musicians in the ASO put on an outstanding concert in a warm family-fun environment they seem to create. I am sure it was an event that was enjoyed by all and one that we will bring back again at the end of this year.
New Lights in Milford
Just before Christmas, with the co-operation of the Takapuna Catholic Diocese, we installed lights on one of the trees in their front yard. At night they look spectacular and add to the other decorative lighting that we have installed over the years to give Milford a bit of character.
If you haven’t seen them yet, come down at dusk and you will be amazed!

Milford Summer Festival and Market Day
Saturday 15th February – 9.30am to 2.00pm
Our next major event is on soon and will be one of our well-known market days combined with entertainment and the annual Head of Harbour Regatta on Lake Pupuke.
As well as our normal entertainers we have added Jiggles the Clown and AK Samba return with their unique brand of percussion music.
Mark the date on your calendar NOW!

What’s happening on 'The Corner'?
Kasmir Indian Restaurant has taken over the lease of the old Civic Video site, the old ANZ has a number of interested parties and work has started on a new development on the site between L.L.Speedy & Sons and JustWorkout.
Plus JustWorkout Gym has become the first mixed gym in Milford and first to
open 24/7.

Milford School Gala – advance notice!
A not-to-be-missed event – next month on Saturday 22nd March. Note the date NOW! See you in Milford for our Milford Summer Festival!

For details on Milford community groups, go to the Milford Residents Association website: www.milford.org.nz

by Murray Hill

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