Run Walk, Napier every Wednesday, 6pm. Winter meet at Hawke's Bay Lawn Tennis Club, Higgins St, Marewa and summer (daylight savings) meet at Napier City Rovers Clubrooms, Park Island. A friendly, non competitive club catering for all. Opportunity to socialise after with a drink. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Hawke’s Bay Comedy Open Mic Night first Wednesday of every month, 8pm, Paisley Stage, 17 Carlyle St, info on Facebook: me/hawkesbaycomedy. Providing budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff. Come and give standup comedy a go or enjoy being entertained.
Spiritual Development: Discussion group, noon-1pm. Info: Jo, 021 261 1457. Parkinson’s Hawke’s Bay Exercise Classes: 10.30-11.30am, St Mary's Parish Centre, Osier Rd. Essential exercise for
those living with Parkinson's. Qualified instructor. Members: $2 per class. Nonmembers: $5 per class. Info: 844-9135. Friends of Napier Library: All library members welcome to FONL meetings, third Wednesday each month, 5.15pm, temporarily at Beattie & Forbes Books, Bridge St, Ahuriri. Info: Susan 835-4363.
Napier Spinning Club: Second and fourth Wednesday each month. Spinning and associated wool craft welcome. 9.30am -noon. Info: Beryl, 843-7682.
Circle Dancing: St Francis Church, Beach Rd, Haumoana, first Wednesday of month, 7.30-9pm. Gold coin entry. Info: 835-2122.
HB Amateur Winemakers and Brewers Club: Information, free wine and beer tastings, third Wednesday of month, Deaf Clubrooms, Lee Rd, Taradale. Info: 876-0312 or visit wine-and-beer-hb.org.nz Probus Club of Ahuriri: Fourth Wednesday of the month. Fellowship and friendship for retired professional and businessmen. Westshore School Hall, 9.45am for morning tea. Info: David (845-4888) or Arthur (843-2378). Friendship Club of Taradale: A men's club which meets the second Wednesday each month, 9.30am at the Taradale Club, for friendship, fun and fellowship. Info: Eric, 844-2712 Tamatea Floral Art Group: First Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm, Tamatea Community Church, York Ave. No experience necessary, just enthusiasm to meet new people and enjoy all things floral. Info: Sue, 844-4122.
City of Napier Army Cadets: Parade night every Wednesday, except during school holidays. Recruiting nights January, February and second and third terms. Headquarters: Coote Rd, ex Army Drill Hall. Info: Lt Harley Benton, 027 367 7007 or firstname.lastname@example.org Bridge: Learn to play at the Napier Bridge Clubrooms, Whitmore Park, Marewa. 7-9pm. Starts May 8. Info: Jane O'Brien, 833-6118 or email@example.com
Napier Weaving Club: From 7pm. Also Tuesdays, 10am-3pm. Club rooms, Latham St. Weaving, spinning, felting, knitting. Info: Glenis, 835-4104.
Plunket Single Parent Support Group: 1-2.30pm, Plunket Hub building, 62 Flanders Ave, Onekawa. Info: 870-5009.
Napier Toy Library & Bouncy Castle: Wednesdays, 9am-5pm (Saturdays, 9am12.30pm), Westshore School, Alfred St. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 026 06426.
Elderberry Book Chat: first Wednesday of every month, 10.30-11.30am, Napier Library.
Taradale Table Tennis Club: Wednesdays, April-September, 7.30pm. Bowls Omarunui Club Rooms, Lee Rd, Taradale. Five tables. Info: Mark (845-2206) or Eric (844-2712). Hawke’s Bay Modellers Club: first Wednesday of the month. Beginners welcome. Info: Alex Smith, 027 230 7725 or email@example.com Napier Host Lions: First and third Wednesday of the month, 5.30pm, Napier RSA. Meet new friends and help your community. Mixed club. Info: Wendy, 836-5331.
Hawke’s Bay Amateur Winemakers & Brewers Club: Third Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm, 22 Lee Rd, Taradale. Learn how to make wine, beer and liqueurs. Info: Brian, 876-0313 or wine-and-beer-hb.org.nz 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.
Bay View Bowling Club: 1pm, Onehunga Rd, Bay View. Free coaching. Info: Garry or Lynne Ravenwood, 843-1054. Gamblers Anonymous: Is your gambling becoming a problem? 7pm, Greenmeadows Community Hall, Tait Drive. Info: 021 432 572.
Hip Hop Dance Classes: Bright Futures home-based care and learning is offering free hip hop dance classes for all children under 5 every Wednesday from 10.30-11am. No need to register, just turn up at the church building on corner of Morris Spence Ave and Wycliffe St, Onekawa.
Acapella Fellas: Male barbershop group. Meets Wednesdays, 7-9pm, Balmoral Retirement Village Hall, Balmoral St. Info: Roy, 844-2544.
Hip Hop For Under-5s: Free lessons. 10:30-11am, Napier Family Centre. Info: 843-7280.
Sands Hawke’s Bay: Pregnancy, baby and infant loss support. Meets first Wednesday of the month, 7.30-9.30pm, Deco City Motor Lodge, Conference Room, 308 Kennedy Rd. Info: Kerry Debenham (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Deborah Biggs (email@example.com). Bowls Omarunui: Roll-ups Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1.30pm through the summer season (September-April) and 1pm Wednesdays and Saturdays through winter. All welcome. Info: Jeanette Drieberg (845-1365) or Bill Smoothy (845-1329). Taradale Lions Club: Dinner meeting, second Wednesday of the month, 6pm, Taradale RSA. Info: Carla, 845-1323 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Shake Rattle & Roll: A music and dance group for adults with intellectual disabilities to socialise and have fun. Each Wednesday, 10-11.15am. Napier Baptist Church, 36 Riverbend Rd, Maraenui. $3, includes morning tea (caregivers free). Info: Gail, 027 495 5172.
Essential Oils Workshop: Every Wednesday, 7pm. Free. Info: Lisa at Oily Vibes, 022 617 4705 or email@example.com
Hawke’s Bay Aquarium Society: Meets third Wednesday of each month at the National Aquarium. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or hbas.org.nz-
Meeanee Wednesday Badminton Club: 9-11.30am every Wednesday. Meeanee Indoor Sports Centre, Gavin Black St. New members welcome.
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.
Peoples Advocacy Society: Free service available to anyone seeking advice and assistance in dealing with WINZ, IRD and the general field of welfare. Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am-1.30pm. Info: 834-0206 or email@example.com
BikeNZ Intro to Road & Everyday Cycling: Free cycle skills training for adults. Bookings essential. Info: Vicki Butterworth, BikeNZ, 845-9336 x 722 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Andrew’s Op Shop: 110 Charles St, Westshore. Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am-3pm. Great selection of clothes, linen, books, jigsaw puzzles, shoes and lots more. Info: 835-0116.
St Augustine’s Op Shop: Cnr Riverbend Rd and Latham St. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8.30am-12.30pm.
Two Fold Op Shop: St Columba Church, Taradale. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. 10am-4pm. Wheelchair access.
Napier & Hawke’s Bay SPCA Fetch Op Shop: 256 Emerson St. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm, Saturday, 9am-1pm. Assortment of items, including clothes, books, kitchenware and knickknacks.
Knox Op Shop: Hardinge Rd, Ahuriri. Open Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30am-3.30pm. Clothing, shoes, books, kitchenware, linen, etc.
Napier Red Cross Shop: 128 Dalton St. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday, 10am-3pm.
Napier Red Cross Shop: 35 Cadbury Road, Onekawa, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm, Preloved clothing, shoes, linen, kitchenware, toys, etc.
Age Concern: 98 Taradale Rd, Monday-Friday, 8am-3pm. Fun, social activities for seniors: luncheons, morning teas, Sit’n Be Fit, tai chi, BYO craft, shopping trips and outings. Info: 842-1346.
Age Concern Family Shoppe: 98 Taradale Rd, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-3.30pm. Clothing, bric-a-brac, etc. Donations kindly received. No electrical, please.
Salvation Army Family Stores: 120 Carlyle St, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday, 9am-3pm; 96 Gloucester St, Greenmeadows, Monday-Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm, Sat 9.30am-12.30pm; 273 Gloucester St, Taradale. Monday-Friday, 9am-4.30pm, Saturday, 9am-3pm. To arrange pickup: 835-7140, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.
Free Advice: Confidential information/ advice at Napier Citizens Advice Bureau, Community Hub, 62 Raffles Street Napier, 9am-4pm. Info: 835-9664.
Plunket Practical Parenting Nest (formally Plunket Karitane Family Centre): - Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Wednesday-Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm. Crawlers: Thursday, 10am-noon. New Parents: Friday, 9.30-11.30am. Info: 870-5009.
Plunket Kids2Kids op shop: located in Plunket Hub building, 62 Flanders Ave, Onekawa. Good-quality secondhand kids’ clothes (0-12yr). Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm. Info: 870-5010 or email@example.com
SPACE sessions: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday. Discussions on child development and relevant parenting topics, music and movement, play and socialising. Info: Nic, 876-8448 or firstname.lastname@example.org Meeanee Playgroup: Preschoolers to learn through play. $2 per family. Info: 844-4297. Playcentre Sessions: Info: Pip, 878-5908, or playcentre.org.nz
Faraday Centre: Technology Museum, open Mon, Wed, Fri, 9am-1pm; Sat, 9-11.30am. Info: 844-7468.
Legacy Family Tree: Tuition and help available through meetings, phone and email. Info: Diane, 877-3141.”
Meeanee Badminton Club: Seniors: Monday: 7.30-9.30pm; Wednesday: 9-11.30am; Thursday: 7.30-10pm; Juniors: Thursday: 5.30-7pm. Info: Vaughan or Kate, 870-7307.
Napier City Petanque Club: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday, 1pm. Nelson Park (off Kennedy Rd). Beginners welcome. Free practice boules. Full facilities available. Info: Pam Fuller, 835-9751.
SeniorNet Napier: Offering the opportunity for older adults (50+) to enter the world of computers in a relaxed and enjoyable way among a similar age group. Friendly, small classes (five students) in weekly two-hour lessons covering many aspects of computing. For membership and course applications: 844-2601.
Epilepsy Hawke’s Bay: Free confidential information, support and advocacy. Napier Community Hub, 62 Raffles St. Info: epilepsy.org.nz or 835-5537.
Napier Bridge Club: Mondays, 1.30pm and 7.15pm; Tuesdays, 7.15pm; Thursdays, 7.30pm. Info: Annette Hagan, 835-5179 or napierbridge.org.nz
3-1-2: Exercise method for people with chronic heart condition. Acu-clinic, 33 Coventry Ave, Tamatea. Gold coin donation. Info: 844-4858 or 021 188 0579.
Taradale RSA: Holds a $14 lunch each pension day. Lunch from noon. All welcome. Info: 844-4808
Hawke’s Bay Embroidery Groups: Info: Alison, 844-4992.
Brain Injury Association HB: Liaison service, advocacy, education, support and lifestyle programmes for people with brain injuries, their whanau and carers. Info: 878-6875, emergency contact 027 536 6345, email email@example.com or visit braininjuryhb.co.nz
Gamblers Anonymous: Is your gambling becoming a problem? We are starting a Gamblers Anonymous group for Hawke’s Bay. All welcome. Info: phone or text 021 432 572.
Epilepsy Hawke’s Bay: Information and support available for those living with epilepsy, their families and communities. Info: Jenny, 835-5537 or 027 308 8971. Hawke’s Bay Families of Deaf Children: Run by families of deaf children, this group provides opportunities for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and their families. Info: HBFDCInc@gmail.com, 027 242 3323 or Facebook.
Big Brothers Big Sister of Hawke’s Bay: Needs male or female mentors aged between 18-80, to spend one hour a week with a child who needs a friend. Info: Patricia Small, 022 581 2965, firstname.lastname@example.org or bigbrothersbigsisters.org.nz
Get Smart Fast: Year 2-Year 11 tutoring in maths, English and science. Home school support. Living Waters Church. Bookings essential. Info: Sharon, text 022 165 9702 or ring 835-5328.
Napier Girls’ High School Old Girls Association: Meets third Thursday of each month. All ex-Napier Girls’ High School students welcome. Info: 844-5900.
Napier Al-Anon Family Group: To help families of alcoholics. 7.30pm. Trinity Methodist Church, Clive Square East. Info: 845-4720.
Taradale Rotary Club: 5.30-7.30pm in the Rotary Lounge, Taradale Town Hall, for meeting and meal. Info: www.taradalerotary.co.nz
Scrabble: Every Thursday, 1.30-3.30pm. Info: 845-1685.
Hawke’s Bay Parents Centre Childbirth Education courses: Havelock North and Napier. Learn about the practical elements of pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and caring for your newborn. Info: 835-3743 or email@example.com. Visit parentscentre.org.nz/hawkes-bay.
Bay Autism Support Group: Info: 843-5737 or firstname.lastname@example.org Crawlers Group: 10am, Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Info: 870-5009. Post-Natal Depression Group: 1-2.30pm, as required. Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Info: 870-5009.
Scouts: Greendale/Tamatea Scout Group, boys and girls aged 5.5-18.5. Info: Gavin Menzies, 845-1621, or scouts.org.nz
Zonta Club of Hawke’s Bay: Meets fourth Thursday of month, 5.30pm, at Golflands, Mangateretere.