Te Puke Kiwicoast Lions: Meet second and fourth Tuesdays 6pm. Settlers Lounge. Pat 533 4345. Tiny House Theatre: A small group of documentary lovers getting together fortnightly to share wide ranging and thought provoking topics. Kim 576 9427.
Toastmasters: Clubs in Te Puke, Tauranga, Katikati. Lani 021 044 5654.
Volunteering BOP: Looking for a place to volunteer? Free advice, Monday to Thursday, 10am-2pm at Historic Village on 17th Avenue, phone 571 3714 or see volbop.org.nz
Walk for Wellness: Free group for people with cancer and their supporters. Departs 9.30am from the Mount on the first, third and fifth Monday of the month from Yatton Park in Greerton on the second and fouth Monday of the month.
Wrestling: Tuesday, Thursday, Otumoetai College, 5pm. Mark Grayling 027 451 4153.
Achieve Toastmasters: 7.20pm, St Stephen’s Church, Brookfield Tce. Ph 544 4579. Aglow Mount Maunganui: Meet monthly, every second Monday. 7pm, St Andrews Church, Dee St. Sharron 027 354 1060. AL-ANON family groups: Are you affected by a loved ones’ drinking? 7pm, St George’s Church Hall. Chrissy 281 0933. Arataki Omanu Scouts: Cubs 8- to 10.5-year-olds, 6 till 7.30pm at Arataki Omanu Scout Hall, Moa Park, Valley Road, Mount Maunganui. Phone Christine McCahill 572 2606. Babies Moves and Grooves:
Mondays 11-11.45am. For 0-18months at AratakiCommunity Centre, ph 575 2048. Badminton at Aquinas College:
Tauranga Badminton Club, Monday’s from 7.30-9.30pm. All senior players welcome. Free use of racquets, phone Sue 021 194 4335. www.taurangabadmintonclub.co.nz
Bay Salsa: Beginner Salsa Lessons at 6.45pm, new intake every four weeks. Just $12 per class, Otumoetai Action Centre, check out www.baysalsa.co.nz for more info. Bay of Plenty Pipes and Drums:
6.45pm, Army Hall, 11th Ave. Annette 577 9272. Bay of Plenty Vintage Car Club:
Monthly meeting every second Monday 7.30pm. Clubrooms at Cliff Rd. www.bayofplentyvintagecarclub.com
BethlehemBowling: 7.15pm every Monday. Ph Wendy 578 2585. Bethlehem/Te Puna Lions Club:
Meet at Te Puna Community Centre — Tangitu Rd Every first and third Monday of each month at 6pm. Ph 576 9110. Bowel Cancer Support Group— Cancer Society: Support group open to anyone livingwith bowel/rectal cancer, and/or their carer. Meet
10-11.30am fourth Monday of each month— Cancer Society’s Tauranga office, 111 Cameron Rd. Angelique 927 6505.
Bowling: Indoors at St Marys Church Hall. Mondays, 12.45-4pm. Heather 572 2469.
Bowls Matua Twilight: Starts 5.30pm Monday, October 31. Casual bowlers welcome. Bowls and free coaching provided. Fun, prizes, sausage sizzle, bar. Phone Tom 576 7212.
Cherrywood Probus: Second Monday of month, 10am Tauranga Citizens Club. Pam 578 3757.
Chess, The Mount Club: Mondays 1-4pm at the Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd. $3 a session. Sets, boards, clocks and refreshments provided. Bob or Viv 575 5845 or 0274 786 282. Chess Mount Maunganui RSA:
Mount RSA, Early programme 6pm7.30pm during school term including casual games. Late programme 7.30pm onwards including casual games. Noel 579 5412. City of Tauranga Pipeband: 7.30pm, Otumoetai Primary School. Ph Maureen 541 0532. Civic Choir Tauranga: 7.30pm, Wesley Church, 13th Ave. New members welcome. See www.taurangacivicchoir.org.nz or phone Heather 575 9092.
Club Darts: Meet every Monday from 7pm, Mount Maunganui Club, 45 Kawaka St, 575 4886.
F.A.B Parents: Free parenting support group on Mondays at Totara House 1428 Cameron Rd, Greerton. Ph 0800 322 487 to register. Genealogy Friendly Group: Fourth Monday, 1pm, Papamoa Community Centre. Ph 575 4674. Greerton Garden Club: Meets second Mondays at St James Church Hall, cnr Pooles Rd and Devon St at 1pm. Pat 577 9749. Hwa Rang Taekwon Do: Kids classes Mondays and Tuesdays, 4.15pm, ages 7-11 Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4.30pm ages 7-11 and ages 5-7 Thursdays 3.45pm school
terms only, The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West, ph 578 5344, www.tmaa.co.nz HarmonyAPlenty: Barbershop chorus, 7pm, BethlehemCommunity Church. Ph 579 3177 or 543 5240. Indoor Bowls: 1pm Mondays at St Mary’sChurch, Bayfair. Ph 575 9945. Justice of the Peace free clinics:
Mondays 10am-12pm, Arataki Community Centre. Katikati Quilters Club 9:30am 1st & 3rd Friday of each month, St Peters Anglican Church, Beach Road, Lorraine 07 549 0459. Marlin FriendshipClub of Mount Maunganui: Meets second Monday 9.40am at Mount Maunganui Golf Club, Fairview Ave. Ph Helen 572 2993. Mount Maunganui Bridge Club:
Novice and junior players night on Mondays at 7pm. Judy 575 9910.
Mount Chess Club: 1-4pm at the Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd Mt Maunganui. Sets, boards, clocks and refreshments provided. Ph Bob or Viv 5755845 or 0274786282. Mount Maunganui RSA Bowls:
Monday and Thursday evenings, names in by 6.30, play starts 7pm. All welcome. Phone Diane 575 3480. Mount Maunganui Twilight Cricket:
Monday nights. Ph Nick 0274 74 231.
Oceanside Probus Club: Meets first Monday of each month, 9.30am at the Mt Maunganui Golf Club, 15 Fairway Ave (off Golf Rd). Guest speakers, social activities/outings. Ph Lyn 575 6339 or Janice 542 2552.
Omanu Bowling Club: Golf Rd. Outdoor twilight bowls everyMonday, 5.45pm for play at 6pm. Jim 572 1983.
Otumoetai Indoor Bowls: Every Monday atMatua Primary School Hall, Clivedene St, 7.15pm. Karen 576 0443. Rebus Men’s Club Of Otumoetai:
Meets third Monday monthly, at St John’s Hall Bureta Road, Tauranga. David 544 0291 or firstname.lastname@example.org Rotary Club of Otumoetai: Wemeet on Monday nights at 6.30pm at the
Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club at Sulphur Point. Meetings include a meal, $25. Papamoa Genealogy Branch: Meets
second Monday of each month between 9.30am-2pm in the Tohora Room, Papamoa Community Centre. Small door charge. Bring your own lunch. Kate 929 7884.
Papamoa Patchers: Patchwork and quilting group meets first and third Mondays in the AratakiCommunity Centre from 9.30am-2pm. Phone Devon Harland on 022 155 3994. Parenting Through Separation:
10am-noon, free course helping separated parents support their children (also Tuesdays 7-9pm). Relationship Services 576 8392. Papamoa 50s plus Support Group:
Second Thursdays at 10am. Papamoa Support Centre. Ph 574 7170. Papamoa Progressive Association:
Meet at 7.30pm, second Monday of the month at Papamoa Sports Centre, Gordon SprattReserve, Papamoa. Contact Rosemarie Turley 027 5365 675. Mahjong every Monday: 12.45-4pm, visitors and beginners welcome (free teaching available), Tauranga South Bowling Club, 11th Ave. Ph Shirley 576 0014. RAFT Coffee Morning— Cancer Society: Informal cancer support group. Meet people on the same journey as you, and help each other stay afloat through your experiences. 10-11.30am on the third Tuesday of each month— Raft Cafe, 65 Chapel St. Tammy 07 927 6503. Scottish Country Dancing: 7.30pm, St John’s Hall, Bureta. Phone Heather 579 1556. Silver Singers Choir: Requires alto, base and tenor voices for their 35-voice choir. Meets Monday at 1pm at St Stephen’s Church, Brookfield Tce. Phone Pat 579 1036.
Snooker: 12.15pm, Mount Maunganui RSA. New members welcome. Ph Keith 021 1702394.
Soroptimist International of Tauranga: A global voice for women. Dinner meetings on the fourth Monday of each month at Lyceum Clubrooms. Phone Judith 552 4372. St Columba Indoor Bowling Club:
Weekly bowling on Mondays at St Columba Church hall. Stroke Support Group meetings:
Every Tuesday morning 9.30am12pm. Senior Citizens Halls, Maitland St, Greerton. Phone 578 8698, 0211 376 653. Tai Chi& Qigong: Papamoa Sports & Recreation Centre, 2 till 3pm. Phone Trevor 576 7731. Tauranga Angler’s Club (trout):
Meets third Monday of month, 7.30pm at Fish and Dive club premises, Sulphur Pt. Guest speaker and club trip the weekend following. See tauranganglersclub.webs.com or phone Phil 576 3823. Tauranga Brass Band: Practices Monday nights from 7-9pm at Tauranga City Silver Band Hall at 10
Yatton Tauranga St Greerton. City Silver Alex Band: 571 8720. Monday evenings 7pm. taurangacitysilver.tk at band room, 10 Yatton St at Tauranga 9.30am Mondays Creative 177 Fibre: Elizabeth From St. Learn knitting, and crochet, share felting. spinning, Margaret weaving, 571 3483. TaurangaGemand Mineral Club:
Second Mondays at 6pm for juniors and 7pm for senior members, Historic Village at the shop. Ph Bryce for more info 027 6950606. Tauranga Postcard Collectors:
Meet first Mondays at 10am. New members welcome. Phone Geoff 578 7088. Tauranga Stamp Club: Beginners to serious collectors. Second and fourth Mondays, Wesley Church Hall. Ph Geoff 578 7088. Te Puna IndoorBowling Club:
Weekly bowling on Mondays at Te Puna Hall, 7.15pm. Ph Norma 552 5563. Theatre Club nights: Litt Park Theatre on the first Monday of each month. First night March 7-9pm Jim 021 134 2268. The Writing Project: For people who are working on a piece of writing or who would like to be. Kaye
07 218 1411. FourthMonday of the month at 7pm. Tiny House Theatre: A small group of documentary-lovers gather on the second Monday of each month for discussion. Ph Kim 576 9427 or 027 285 9611. Tauranga Vision Club: Meets fourth Monday at 10am at Tauranga Citz Club. Ph 576 0040. Welcome Bay Indoor Bowling Club:
Every Monday night at Welcome Bay Hall, 7.15pm. Ph Jill on 544 1941.
Zonta Tauranga: Zonta Tauranga welcomes like minded women helping to raise profile promoting and protecting the rights ofwomen and girls in the community and internationally. Meets every second Monday at 5.30pm at Tauranga Club for dinner. Suzy 021 266 5044.
ABC— Avenues Badminton Club:
Every Tuesday at Tauranga Boys’ College gym. Juniors 6-7.30pm (term time). Seniors (adults) 7.30-9.30pm. Club racquets and coaching available. Delwyn 027 212 4720. Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting every Tuesday 7.30pm. St Peter’s Hall. Ph 0800 229 6757. Altrusa Ladies Service Club: Meet every second Tuesday at Chapel Cafe for meal and business meeting and elsewhere every fouth Tuesday. Denise 027 2846828 www.altrusa.org.nz
Babywearing Tauranga: Monthly workshop second Tuesday of each month at the Tauranga Parents Centre, Historic Village. Try on carriers for free and hire for a fee. Gold coin.
Badminton, social: 9.30am at Otumoetai Baptist Hall. Racquets available. Lorraine 579 3229.
Badminton: From 9am till noon at Mt Maunganui Morning Badminton Club, Blake Park, corner of Maunganui and Hull Rds. Casual $5 or $70 a year for members. Racquets available. Feather shuttles provided. Phone Bob or Viv 575 5845, or 027 478 6282. Beachaven Community House:
Jumping Jacks pre-school music. Tuesdays 9.30-11.30am. Ph 542 1725.
Bethlehem Playgroup: 9.15-11.15am, Bethlehem Hall. Ph Megan 543 0593. BOPShirley Club Walking Group:
Meet outside Mount Surf Club every Tuesday at 9.20am. Easy walking.
Bowls Mount Maunganui: Tawa St. Club days— Tuesday and Friday, 12pm start. Names in by 11am. Visitors
welcome. Ph 575 3838. Bridge lessons for beginners:
Tuesdays at 7.15pm for Tauranga and Mount Clubs. Ring 576 5022, or visit email@example.com Carers cancer support group:
Specifically for people supporting a loved one with cancer. Meet 10-11.30am on the fourth Tuesday of each month— Cancer Society’s Tauranga office, 111 Cameron Rd. Ph 571 2035.
ChenWuKuan Kung Fu: Traditional Chinese Shaolin Kung Fu developing strength, stamina and flexibility. Seniors Tuesday and Thursday, 6-7.30pm, The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Ph 578 5344. Children’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Under the Gracie anti-bullying programme. Kids’ classes Tuesday/Thursday 4-5pm,
The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Ph 578 5344. Club Mount Maunganui Social Darts:
Every Tuesday at 7pm. 45 Kawaka St. Faye 0274 748 061.
Creative Fibre Club: Meets at Omokoroa Settlers Hall first, third and fifth Tuesday of month. Ph 579 1230.
Drawing/Painting Group: A varied art programme. Meets 7-9pm, 171 Elizabeth St West. Ph 576 9592.
Drop-in centre: On Tuesdays, 10am12pm at Otumoetai Community Centre, Highmore Pl. Also Allsorts Op Shop open 10am-4pm. Excel Toastmasters: Arataki Community Centre, second, fourth and fifth Tuesday, 6.15pm. Kaaren 572 5988. Greerton Lions Club (mixed): Meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month
at 6pm, in the Fairway Lounge Tauranga Racecourse. Bill 543 4424.
Falun Dafa meditation classes: Free gentle exercises and seated meditation, from 7-8.20pm at the Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd. Ph Judy 021 042 5398.
Free Community Fit Club: Tuesdays 9.15am at Historic Village. Low impact, full muscle workout, perfect for any age or fitness level. Ph Jen 576 3642 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gate Pa Tennis Club: Mid week tennis every Wednesday from 9am-12pm. Ph Geoff 570 1168. Golden Kiwi Leisure marching team:
Require ladies. Practice Tuesday at 10am Blake Park, netball courts. Coreen 570 0172. Grandparents raising grandchildren:
Group support meetings, first Tuesday of the month. From 10.30am-12.30pm at St Peter’s, corner of Cameron Rd and Spring St. Phone or text Karen on 021 225 5108 for info. Greerton Mainly Music and Playgroup: Tuesdays from 9am-12pm at Greerton Bible Church, cnr Oropi and Chadwick Rds. Phone 578 6971.
Inacord Chorus Womens Singing Group: Tuesdays evenings 7-10pm at Bethlehem Church, Bethlehem Rd. Ph Debbie 021 129 1126.
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Te Puke Kiwicoast Lions members, from left, Dennise McLeod, Colleen Bardell, Maxine Shanks and Joan Shand at the club’s annual book fair. The Lions meet second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.