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Members of the Poverty Bay School of Dancing who won the British Ballet Organisation's Silver Tap shield after the recent annual tap examinations. The shield is presented to the New Zealand school which gains the highest honours points in the exam. From left, back row: Jan Chalmers, Robyn Ellis, Melody Sherwood, Carryne Compton, Suzanne Pollard, Deana Rare. Middle row: Susan Tuhaka, Nicky Searancke, Jill McMillan, Diane Cleaver, Sandra Meade, Avon Poulson, Kathryn Ria, Kay Rauna, Diane Rogers, Colleen Anderson (teacher). Front row: Charlene Mohi, Maewa Pohatu, Catherine Hill, Helena Dennis, Fleur Ferris, Honey Ria, and Shona Rice. (Mayfair Studios).


The Gisborne Lions Club recently presented an 18-seater mini-bus to the Gisborne Intellectually Handicapped Children's Society at a function at Ulverstone. The bus, valued at £1250, will be used to transport children to both the Kahutia School and the Donnelly Training Centre. The president of the Lions Club, Mr Mick Sheridan (centre right), is pictured presenting the bus to Mr Ian Smith, president of the I.H.C. Society. Lions members from left are: Messrs Innes Woolliams, Gordan Harris, Fred Wale, Paddy Pilbrow, Colin Nunns, and Ralph Russell.