Puhoi 151st Celebration 28th/29th June 2014

Time to start planning for the Annual get together at Puhoi this year.

Saturday 28th June:  The weekend will kick off with an Old Time Dance with the “Blue Jays Band” in Puhoi Hall.
7:30 – 11:00 pm. $10 per person. Children 12 and under of the Puhoi Historical Society and the Bohemian Association are free. It is a very child friendly evening :-)
B.Y.O drinks and a plate of food for shared supper.

Sunday 29th June: Mass at 11:00 am at Puhoi Catholic Church and after, the laying of thanksgiving wreath at the landing memorial stone.

Shared lunch at Puhoi Hall, please bring a plate of finger food – soup and bread provided.
Afternoon of music, dancing, talk and reminiscing

for further information please phone Jenny Schollum 09 4220 472

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Obituary : Elaine Berger :-(

BERGER, Elaine Anne Therese (nee Schischka). Born 18 October 1937. Passed away peacefully on 29 April 2014 at Leigh Road Cottage, surrounded by all her family.
Beloved wife of the late Terence Berger of Ahuroa. Loved Mother and Mother in Law of Christopher; Margaret and Hutch; Rosemarie and John; Daniel and Nicola. Cherished Granny of Hannah and Molly; Pippa, Polly and James; Gus, Tessa, Patrick and Jacob. Beloved daughter of the late Vic and Anne Schischka and loved sister of Maureen Farrell and the late Peter Schischka. May perpetual light shine upon her, rest in peace. Elaine’s family wish to express their sincere gratitude to all the staff at Leigh Road Cottage for the love and care shown to their mother. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Puhoi on Monday 5th May at 10:30am followed by interment at Puhoi Cemetery. Rosary will be recited at the church on Sunday 4th May at 5:30pm. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

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Note: If you have paid your subscription in Feb this year then ignore the”subscription now due” in the latest Homeland News. It was there as we had quite a few outstanding subs still due. We apologize for any confusion.

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Another Blast from the Past! 1984 (Te Rore Hall)

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Subscriptions due.

There a still a few outstanding subscriptions due to the Bohemian Association.
Please encourage your family members to join.  If you would like to discontinue your membership can you please let me know by emailing: bohemian.association@gmail.com.

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Ohaupo 150th 2014

A massive thank you to everyone involved in the weekend of the 150th. It was a bit of work but well worth the effort. Here are a few photos.

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Ohaupo 150th Dinner on Saturday 22nd Feb – 5pm, Ohaupo Rugby clubrooms

With just one week to go, this is the final call out to those that still want to book in for the dinner Sat evening before the Pioneer Ball.
The meal is Gluten free and there will be a vegetarian option

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