Volunteering Hawke’s Bay: For all your volunteering requirements. Volunteer now by joining www.volunteeringhb.org.nz or call us on 06 873 3139, Level 5 215 Railway Road, Hastings.
Big Brothers Big Sisters. Wanted volunteer mentors. We need male or female mentors aged between 18-80 years old. Spend one hour a week with a child who needs a friend. “You don’t need to change your life to change theirs.” For more information contact Patricia Small on 022 5812965 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bigbrothersbigsisters.org.nz The Phone News HB: Free news service for those who cannot hold or read a newspaper. Phone 2805051 and follow the prompts Heretaunga Seniors: Warm, welcoming community centre for seniors: St Martin’s Hall — 1120 Willowpark Rd North Hastings (next to Mayfair school). Mondays — Thursdays 8am-4pm. MONDAYS: Keep fit therapeutic exercises, craft group, 500 card club.
TUESDAYS: Digital Seniors — 1:1 computer tuition. Monthly van outing. WEDNESDAYS: Community Day includes two-course hot meal, entertainment, etc. Foot clinic once a month. THURSDAYS: Games morning — indoor bowls, cards, scrabble, rummikub, etc, plus optional twocourse hot meal.
Big screen movie once a month. Frozen meals to takeaway. Transport available Ph: 870 7025. Hawke’s Bay families of deaf children: Has your child been identified with a hearing loss? We are a family group, run by families of deaf children, to provide opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing children, and their families, across Hawke’s Bay. For more information email HBFDCInc@gmail.com, phone 0272 HB DEAF or visit www.facebook.com/HBFDCInc.
Newcomers Lunch Group: New to Hawke’s Bay? Meet others from various nationalities at our popular lunches and events. Info: Shirley 873 7740 or Lynda 929-0033. Spiritual development: discussion group, midday-1pm, ph Jo 021 2611 457.
Pickleball: A fun game for all fitness and skill levels, easy to learn, free tuition and gear, 6pm8pm, Flaxmere Community Hall, $5 donation for hall hire. For more information visit our FB page Pickleball Hawkes Bay or phone 021 02279299 or 8782378. Hawke’s Bay Chess Club: meets at 6pm every Wednesday during term time at Havelock North High School library. Phone Mike 877 6027 or Stewart 879 8078. Hastings Pioneer Lions Club: Ladies club meets second and fourth Wednesday evenings, Clubs Hastings, Victoria St, Hastings. If you would like to be part of a team that helps the community while having fun and fellowship please ring Faye 06 8787337.
Hastings Al — Anon Family Group: Heretaunga Women’s Centre, cnr Russell & Eastbourne Streets, Hastings, Ruth — Lovell Smith Room, 6.45pm. Al -Anon has but one purpose — to help families of alcoholics. Open meeting, everyone welcome. Contact 8771183 or 0211663606. Keirunga Quilters: Keirunga Quilters Keirunga Homestead, 10am to 2pm. Also Keirunga Cottage, Mondays 7pm to 9.30pm and 2nd Saturday of the month 10am to 3pm. Keirunga Gardens, 6 Pufflet Road, Havelock North. Info: Bev 021 045 7297 or Do 877 5200. Christian meditation: Sacred Heart Church, Heretaunga St East, 7pm. Phone Paula 878 3314. Homestead Spinning Group: Second and fourth Weds of month. 10am-1.30pm (bring your lunch) at St Mark’s Church Hall, cnr Park Rd North and Queen St East. Info phone Grace on 844 3682 or Sandra on 8797629.
Batucada Drumming: Pacific Surf Lifesaving Clubrooms, Marine Parade, Napier, 8pm-9.30pm. Free to come along and try. Membership is $3 a week. Group drums available. Bring ear-plugs or ear-muffs! Info phone 0274 482 995.
Hastings Scottish Country Dance Club: Age Concern Hall, 415 Heretaunga St East. Wednesday, 7.30pm and Friday, 10am. Beginners, Wednesday, 7pm. Contact Dot 870 3381 or Lynne 877 0297 for more information.
HB Amateur Winemakers & Brewers Club: FREE Wine and Beer tastings. Third Wednesday monthly, 7.30pm; 22 Lee Rd, Taradale. Guests welcome — FREE three-month trial membership. Information: 06 8760 312, www.wine-and-beerhb.org.nz.
Gamblers Anonymous: Is your gambling becoming a problem? There is a Gamblers Anonymous group now running for Hawke’s Bay. Meeting weekly, Greenmeadows Community Hall, Tait Drive Greenmeadows. Wednesday’s 7pm. Please phone or text 021432572 for more information. All welcome to attend meetings. Chronic Pain Coffee Group:Thursdays, 10am11.30am, Heretaunga Women’s Centre, cnr Russell and Eastbourne Sts, Hastings. Living with chronic pain can be isolating when everyone around you seems healthy, it brings emotions like complete fear and frustration. Come and share your story and support each other positively over a cuppa and remember you are not alone. Cost koha. For more information phone 878 5401.
Bay Cities Symphonic Band: Rehearsals, Thursdays, 7-9pm, Age Concern hall, 415E Heretaunga St East. For more information visit website or email email@example.com or phone 021 066 4017.
Brain Injury (HB): For further information or to come along call 878 6875.
Cancer Society NZ Hawke’s Bay Carer’s group: Are you caring for a loved one with cancer? Join us for support and friendship Third Thursday of the month. Support for carers of someone with cancer. Contact Sheila Roberts phone 8767638.
International Folk Dancing: 10am-12noon, Community Hall, Clive. Mid-March-Dec. Enquiries 068787272 or 0211883118. Hastings City Art Gallery:
Lunch time tours, first Thursday of every month). FREE, no booking required. Visit www.hastingscityartgallery.co.nz Open seven days, 10am-4.30pm. Hawke’s Bay Community Choir: Sing for joy in a non-auditioned choir with professional song leader. World music, popular songs, rounds. No music reading. Every Thursday during term time. 7-8.30pm, Clive Community Hall. $5 per week. Info: Cathy Kingston phone 844 8099. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or just come to sing.
Learn Bridge: or a refresher course, Hastings Bridge Club, Railway Road, Hastings, 7.30pm, ph Carol 8749616.
Arthritis Exercise: 9.30am, St Mark’s Hall, cnr Queen St and Park Rd, Hastings. Phone Jan Finnimore 8769327 or Eleanor Chote 878 3913. Parents/whanau Coffee Group: Barnardos Hastings Early Learning Centre, 1201A Cunningham Cres, 10am, ph 876 9548.
Cards: Clubs Hastings, Victoria Street, Thursday afternoons 1-3.30pm. Members, guests and affiliated members welcome. Morris Dancing — have a go: Fantastic exercise and great fun. Live music, good for the heart and soul! Thursdays 7-9pm approx, Keirunga Homestead, Havelock North. Phone Ann 8767110 for more information.
Hawkes Bay Parents Centre Childbirth Education courses: Havelock North and Napier. Learn about pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and caring for your newborn. Info, phone 835-3743 or email email@example.com. Visit www.parentscentre.org.nz/ hawkes-bay.
Ladies Probus Club Hastings: Meet 3rd Thursday of the month, 10am at the Bridge Club Rooms Railway Rd, 10am. Come along or phone 877 8369.
Hawke’s Bay Zonta monthly meeting, all welcome to see what we do, held 4th Thursday of the month at Golflands, Hastings, 5.30pm contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 2555 181.