Polish Club: Any person of Polish origin or interest welcome to join. Ph Halina 575 8971. Saintly Shakers Preschool Music: 10am every Thursday morning at St Mary’s Church, Bayfair. Music, dance, play, socialise. $3 per family, includes morning tea. Ph 575 9945. Salsa on the Strand: Bay Salsa intro class, 8pm followed by social dancing. Thursday at La Mexica. Really social, no partner required, drinks specials. All welcome. $2 entry (members free) www.baysalsa.co.nz Seniors Tennis: At Tauranga Lawn Tennis club, WharepaiDomain for ages 35+, starts 9-11.30am, $3 ball fee, SeniorBallroom Dancing Club: Mount MaunganuiRSA 10.30am. Doreen 574 6754. Simplee Cre8ive: Ladies craft group. All craftswelcome at AratakiCommunity Hall every Thursday 9am-2.30pm. Bring your craft, $6 and lunch for great social day out. Jan 021 062 3660. Single ParentsWalking Group: Mount Maunganui and Tauranga. Chantelle 570 0198. Social bridge: Thursdays at 1pm. Tauranga Bridge Club. SunshineDance Group: Learn sequence dancing at a friendly club, 7-8.30pm, Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave and Cameron Rd. $2pp entrance includes supper. Jan 544 4379. Sydenham Botanic Park garden group: Thursdays, 10am-12pm at 6 Millers Rd Brookfield. Light gardening to tidy the park. Bring own tools. Brian 021 122 8735. Table Tennis Tauranga: Memorial Hall QEYC11TH Ave, 1-3pm social grades, 3-6.45pm junior club, 7-8.30pm business house league, 7-9pm club night social/ competitive, ph Paul 021 884 021. Tai Chi Qigong: Thursday 9.30 am. Memorial Park. Yvonne 027 571 3368 Tai Chi Qigong: Pyes Pa Community Hall 10.45am. Eric 577-0473. Tai Chi Qigong: Papamoa Sports and RecreationCentre, 2-3pm. Ph Trevor 576 7731. Tai Chi: Practice group meets Methodist Church hall, 13th Ave every Thursday at 9.30am. Lee 578 2342. TaurangaBowling Club: Twilight Bowls 6pm. Bowls and free coaching provided. Aimed at social, non-bowlers. Ron Henderson 5711661. TaurangaBreastCancer Support Service: 1pm, 56 Christopher St. Lea 571 3346. TaurangaBridgeClub: Social bridge, 1pm, clubrooms, 252 NgataiRd. Ph 576 5022. TaurangaCake Decorators’ Guild: Third Thursday at Lyceum Club, First Ave at 7.30pm. Tania 575 4383. TaurangaCreative Fibre: Second/ fourth Thursdays, 7-9pm, Arts and Crafts Centre. Shirley 577 0188. TaurangaHarbour City Lions (ladies club): Meets second and fourth Thursdays at Lyceum Club. Wendy 576 2505. TaurangaHeart Support Group: 9.30-10.45am Thursdays at CityChurch. Dianne 576 5031. TaurangaMachine KnittersClub: Fourth Thursday, 1.30pm, Wesley Methodist Church, 13th Ave. Ph 578 6230. TaurangaMeditationClass: Thursdays atGreerton Library 7pm. Everyone welcome $15. www.meditateintauranga.org Tauranga Photographic Society: Arts & CraftCentre, Elizabeth Street West, on first and third Thursday of eachmonth, 7.30pm. Tauranga Storytellers’ Group: Meet last Thursdays. Ph Claire 577 7220. Tauranga Porcelain ArtistsAssn: 9am, Art and CraftCentre. Kaye 576 5883. TaurangaModel RailwayClub: Meets every Thursday at 7.30pm in the club rooms, cnr of Cross Rd and Mirrielees Rd, Sulphur Point. Ed 543 1108. Tauranga Te Papa Probus Club: Meets first Thursdays at 9.30am at Daniels in the Park. Ph David 543 2012. Tennis Seniors 35+ Club: Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club from 9am-12pm, exercise and new friends. Te Puke Sporting Rifle Club: Every Thursday night from 7pm at Te Puke small bore range. Ph Gerran 574 4531. Toastmasters: KickstartClub. Breakfast meeting 7-8.15am at Alimento Cafe, on first Ave. Ph Helen 571 6181 or Stephen 570 2020. Alcoholics Anonymous: Open meeting every Friday night 7.30pm at Hamner Clinic, 1235 Cameron Rd. Ph 0800 229 6757. Aquinas College Badminton: Friday evenings 6.30-8.30pm Aquinas College Action Centre. Ph Colin 021 139 2598. Arataki Artists: 9am-12pm, now meet at Arataki Community Centre, ph 574 7576. Bowls Mount Maunganui: Tawa Street. Club days— Tuesday and Friday, noon start. Names in by 11am. Visitors welcome. Phone575 3838. Cancer Society— Relaxation series: 2-3.30pm. 111 Cameron Rd. Ph 571 2035. ChenWuKuan Kung Fu: Juniors, 4.30-5.30pm Fridays, school terms only, The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West, phone 578 5344, www.tmaa.co.nz Chess Tauranga: Fridays 5-7pm includes casual and standard length chess. Standard chess rules, Tauranga RSA. Werner 548 1111. www.westernbopchess.weebly.com Children’s traditional Thai Kickboxing: Fridays 4.30-5.30pm at The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave. Ph 021 050 0574. ClubMount Maunganui Indoor Bowls: 45 Kawaka St. Draw 6.45pm. Ph Jim 572 1983. Croquet: At Tauranga Domain on Friday, Sunday and Tuesday at 12.45. Peter 571 0633. Documentary nights: Every second Friday at 7pm. Many interesting and thought provoking subjects covered. Kim 576 9427. Justice of the Peace free clinics: Fridays 12-2pm Tauranga Library, NZ Room, 10am-12pm Katikati Resource Centre, 2-4pm Tauranga RSA, 10am12pm BethlehemCommunity Church, 11.30am-1.30pmMountManganui Library. Mah Jong— Mount Maunganui: Every Friday at St Andews Church Hall, Dee St, 12-45-4pm, come join our friendly club. Joy 578 7310. Nak Rop Muay ThaiKickboxing: A challenging form of self discipline and fitness. Kids classes, 4.30-5.30pm, school terms only, TheMartial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Ph 578 5344, email@example.com NZ Shareholders’ Assn: Meets last Friday of monthatGate Pa Bowling Club at 3pm. Jane 576 5395. UP EARLY: Tauranga Morning Badminton Club plays Tuesday mornings from 9am-11.30am at QE Youth Centre.
Overeaters Anonymous: 1-2pm Central Baptist Church Crn Cameron Rd and 13th Ave. Ph 5441213. PapamoaCommunityCentre Playgroup: For under fives, Fridays 9.30-11.30am, $2 per child. All welcome (term time only). PasifikaMums’Group: 7 Kauri St, Gate Pa. 10am-12pm. For information ph 577 1270. Pacific Island Community (Tauranga) Trust. Smooth Movers: Community Centre, Gravatt Rd, 9.15-10.15am. St George’s Pre-School Music: Friday mornings 9.30-10.30am with morning tea. St George’s Church, 1Church St. Ph 578 7916. Taoist Tai Chi: Fridaymornings. Beginners class at 9am. At 15 Koromiko St. Tai Chi Qi Gong: Every Friday 10am. Memorial Park Hall. Ph Yvonne 571 3368. Martial Arts sparring: 5.30-6.30pm at The Martial Arts Academy, open sparring, no cost, 154 First Ave West. Register Christine Young-Jasberg on 021 980 878. Te Puke Ladies Singing Group: Singers wanted meet in Te Puke on Friday morning at 10am. Phone Bev 573 4943 Tots’ Time: 10-11.30am, Grace CommunityChurch, Bethlehem Hall. Ph Elaine 576-5135 Welcome Bay Tennis Club: On Wednesdays at 9am mixed social tennis. Ph 577 0462. Women’s International Networking Group: Last Friday for fellowship and support. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Alcoholics Anonymous: Women’s meeting at St Andrews, Dee St. Saturdays 10-11am. Children welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757. BOPCaravan Club: Rallies are held throughout year the for motorhomes and caravans. If you are interested in joining like minded people call Neal 576 9031. BowlsMatua: Saturdays from
12.45-4pm for Split Sixes. Brazilian Christians: Christian Agape Centre 6.30pm at 8, Dee St. Come Dancing Te Puke— Te Puke Scottish Society: Third Saturday of the month. Te Puke War MemorialHall, 7.30pm. For those who love dancing, live band, great company, lovely supper. Door charge $7. Valerie 573 7093. Dragon Boating: Give It AGo paddling sessions held weekly. Saturdays 8am, Sulphur Point. RSVP by Text to Brooke: 022 078 2308 for an info pack. Ikebana Tauranga Group: Meets second Saturday of month at Methodist Hall, 10am till noon, new members welcome. Pauline 576 5760. Mount Music Club: Meets second Saturday every month. Bring your songs. 1-4.30pm. Grant 576 0434. Otumoetai Tennis Club: Adult tennis— Saturdays 1.30pm start. New players and visitors welcome (coaching available.) Ph Fred 544 5088. Petanque Tga/BOP Club: Blake Park at Club Mt Maunganui, 1pm start Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday, ph Jo Ann 578 3606. Struggling with sight loss? Retina New Zealand support group, first Saturday 10.30am-12pm. Tauranga library, second floor Okahukura room. Ph 577 6526. Tai chi Qigong: Every Saturday 10am. Memorial Park between mini golf and playground, free. Taoist Tai Chi Society: Six-week introduction classes, 9-10.30am. 15 Koromiko St, Judea. Exercise your body, challenge your mind. Neale 576 7216. Tauranga Friendship and Social Group: Weekend activities for over 50’s. Walks, outings and friendship. Richard 578 3894. Tauranga Fuchsia Group: Meets last Saturday, 1pm, Arts andCraftCentre, Elizabeth St West. Pat 579 1655. Tauranga Synchro synchronised swimming club: Beginners train Saturday mornings at Baywave. First lesson free. Call Jo 027 543 1697, email@example.com, www.taurangasynchro.co.nz TaurangaWoodcraftersGuild: 3 Cherokee Pl. Meets third Saturdays at 1pm. Doug St George 573 8399. Alcoholics Anonymous meeting: 10am at Hanmer Clinic. Ph 0800 AAworks. Bay BlokartClub: Sailing at Baypark track every Sunday, race days second Sunday. Ph 027 391 8300. BOPBranch NZ Association of Rationalist and Humanists: Meets on last Sunday of month at Alzheimer’s House, 116 13th Ave at 1.30pm. BOPCommunity TrailsUrban Mountain Bike Rides (guided): Last Sunday in each month, 9am. Gordon Spratt Reserve. Ph 027 297 1213. BrainWatkinsHouse Museum: Furnished with original owner’s possessions, guided tours on Sundays 2-4pm. Ph 578 1835. Buddhist Introduction: A series of meetings with new subject each week. Sunday 10am-11.30am. BOP Buddhist Center, Welcome Bay. firstname.lastname@example.org or 027 433 8834. Christian service: Held at Welcome Bay Hall, Welcome Bay Road. Thursdays 7.30-8.30pm and Sunday 3.30-4.30pm. Phone Lucia 021 026 86421. City on its Feet: New freewalking group. Meets 9am, Sunday, outside Fez Kebab, 83 Pyes Pa Road (new shopping centre). Medium and fast walkers. Just turn up, or contact Mike 543 4733, email@example.com CoastalCountry MusicClub: First Sunday. Tauranga RSA 1pm. Caron 544 4855. Corkers Toastmasters: Monthly every third Sunday 2pm at Zone Restaurant, Owens Place, Mount Maunganui. Chrissy 543 9493. Craft club: Every Thursday 9am2.30pm. All crafts are welcome and for a friendly social day. Come to at Arataki Community Centre Bayfair. Ph Jan 0210 623 660.