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. Info: Jeanette Drieberg (845-1365)
Taradale Lions Club: Dinner meeting, second Wednesday of the month, 6pm, Taradale RSA. Supper meeting, fourth Wednesday of the month, 6.45pm, 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: For those interested in fish-keeping of all types. 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, 9.30am3pm. 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 MondayFriday, 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, 10am4pm, Pre-loved clothing, shoes, linen, kitchenware, toys, etc.
Age Concern: 98 Taradale Rd, MondayFriday, 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.
Salvation Army Family Stores: 120 Carlyle St, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday, 9am-3pm; 96 Gloucester St, Greenmeadows, Monday-Friday, 8.30am4.30pm, 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: 62 Flanders Ave. Wednesday-Friday, 8.30am4.30pm. 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. Goodquality secondhand kids' clothes (0-12yr). Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am1pm. 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. Acuclinic, 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-ofhearing 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/hawkesbay.
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: Women's group focusing on advancing the status of women and girls through service and advocacy. Meets fourth Thursday of month, 5.30pm, at Golflands, Mangateretere. Info: email@example.com or 021 255 5181.
Napier Garden Club: Meets first Thursday of every month, 7.30pm, in the Tamatea Community Church at the Tamatea end of York Ave. Casuals are $3 per night. Info: Gaynor Comley, 843-4108. Napier Air Training Corps: Every Thursday, Army Hall, Coote Rd. Taking new entrants aged 13-16 during the first school term. Info: 834-1389 and leave a message or facebook.com/13Squadron Hawke’s Bay Community Law Centre Free Legal Clinic: Every Thursday, 9am-2.30pm, Community Link Office, Vautier Lane. For appointment: 878-4868. Yoga for Health: Evening classes in Taradale. Tuesday evening classes also available. Info: Janette, 845-3053 or Janette.L@xtra.co.nz
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.
Brain Injury Association HBActivity Day, 9.30am-2.30pm, Headway House, 605 Willowpark Rd South, Hastings. Info: 878-6875, email@example.com or braininjuryhb.co.nz International Dancing. 10amnoon, Community Hall, Clive. Info: Glenys, 021 1883 118.
Kidz Need Dadz: Weekly support meeting, 7.30-9pm, Bay Baptist Church hall, 79 Gloucester St. All welcome, gold coin donation at door. Info: Shayne Jeffares, firstname.lastname@example.org or 022 812 6144.
Bay Railway Modellers Inc: Meets each Thursday, 7.30-9.30pm at Faraday St clubrooms. For those interested in model railways, either new to hobby or experienced. Info: Phil, 844-0252 or email@example.com Essential Oils Workshop: Every Thursday, 7pm, Onehunga Rd, Bay View. Free. Info: Lisa, 022 617 4705.
Brain Injury Association HB: Swimming group, 9.30-10.30am. Transport provided. Info: 878-6875, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit braininjuryhb.co.nz Hawke’s Bay Magicians Club: Junior section: first Friday of month, 6pm. Info: Gareth, 875-8141. Seniors: third Friday of month, 7pm. Info: Deryck, 842-0084.
Homebirth Hawke’s Bay: Monthly meetings. Info: Jessica, 021 188 3204.
Lesbian Gathering: Support development of a lesbian community in Hawke's Bay. Info: decodivas.co.nz
Cribbage: 1pm, Omaranui Bowling Club pavilion. Info: 844-3102.
Earth Gardens Charitable Trust (Disability Vocational Training Service): Garage sale every Friday, 9am-2pm, 57 Sandy Rd, Meeanee, next to the Speedway. Donations of furniture/clothes/ crockery, etc. gratefully received. Drop in or, for pickup, phone 834-4010.
New Parents’ Group: 9.30-11.30am. Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Info: 870-5009.
Vocal Toning Circle - Healing Frequencies: Free weekly gathering to co-create healing sounds and tones, 7-8pm, Taradale. Info: Lily, 650-4048.-
Napier Craft Group: Meets Fridays, 10.30am-12.30pm. Trinity Methodist Church, Clive Square. Basic craft project supplied each week or bring your own. Gold coin koha to cover costs. Info: Lynne 027 361 9562.
Overeaters Anonymous: Is eating food or gaining weight a problem? An OA group meets each Saturday, 11am, in the lounge on the right side of Trinity Methodist Church, Clive Square East. Donation only. Info: 027 812 1062
Royal New Zealand Naval Association Hawke's Bay: 4pm, last Saturday of month, Napier RSA. Info: Tony Fraser, 878-0064. Chinese Badminton Club: Every Saturday, 8-10pm. Meeanee Indoor Sports Centre, cnr Meeanee Rd and Gavin Black St. Adults: $6; members: $5. Everyone welcome. Info: Kee, 843-0990 or 022 093 5115.
Justice of the Peace: Available at Taradale Library, 10am-noon. Nelson Park Tennis Club: New members welcome. Free junior and senior coaching, Saturday senior club days and much more. Located on Morris St. Info: email@example.com Hawke's Bay Model Boat Club: noon-4pm. Power boats (weather permitting). Anderson Park Lake. Napier Toy Library & Bouncy Castle: Wednesdays, 9am-5pm, Saturdays 9am-12.30pm. Westshore School, Alfred St gates. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 026 06426.
Hawke's Bay Community Orchestra: Every Saturday during the school term, 9:30am, St Peter’s Church, 1202 Ada St, Hastings. Info: email@example.com, Charlotte (027 677 8118) or Mae (021 210 6521).
Napier Caledonian Society Ingleside: Second Saturday of every month, 7.30pm, Napier Baptist Church hall, Riverbend Rd, Onekawa. Info: Colleen, 843-4187.
Meditation group: Secular meditation group for people who already meditate. Second and fourth Sunday of month, 5.30pm, Phuntsok Choeling Buddhist Centre, 10 Herschell St. Info: Jill, 021 215 6929. Hawke's Bay Iris Group: For everyone who enjoys irises. Info: Linda, 845-1600.
Hawke's Bay Rationalists and Humanists: First Sunday of every month, 7pm, Duart House, Havelock North. Info: John Timpson, 877-6678. Old Customhouse Museum: Customs Quay, Ahuriri. Winter hours: open May 6, July 1, August 5, September 2, 11am-3pm. Free entry. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org Anderson Park Railway: Operated by Hawke’s Bay Model Engineering Society. Every Sunday, noon-4pm, weather permitting. Rides: $2, or 6-trip transferable concession tickets for $10.
Spiritual healing: For those in need. Koha (donation) to Napier South Spiritual Church. Info: Bev Bailey, 843-7862.
Hawke's Bay Model Boat Club: noon-4pm. Sail and scale boats (weather permitting). Anderson Park Lake.
Young Active Rotary Associates: Meet first Sunday of the month, 4-5:30pm. Sponsored by Ahuriri Sunrise Rotary Club, for busy people (25-45ish) who want to do a little community service and make new friends.Info: Eileen, 844-6333. Napier City Country Music Club: Second and fourth Sundays of the month, Taradale Club, Wharerangi Rd, 1-4pm, $2 members, $3 nonmembers. Everyone welcome to sing or play a musical instrument. Info: Lynsey, 843-4050.
Bromeliad Interest Group: Fourth Sunday of the month, 2pm, except in the winter. Plant sales, discussion and growing tips, afternoon tea. Info: Linda (877-5085) or Julie (651-1174). Pickleball: A fun game for all fitness and skill levels, easy to learn, free tuition and gear. Every Sunday: 8.45-11.45am, Meannee Badminton Hall. $5 donation for hall hire. Info: Pickleball Hawkes Bay on Facebook.
ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Support Hawkes Bay Third Monday of each month. If you, or a person you know suffers from ME (chronic fatigue syndrome) or fibromyalgia we have support meetings with a coordinator who is available 9am-3 pm to answer your questions on how you can best manage your illness. Call/text Liz 027 224 9525 or email@example.com Napier Arts Club: Companionship while you paint. For beginner and experienced artists. Club rooms available year-round. Frequent workshops and a library available for members’ use in every medium. 122 Vigor Brown St. Info: Doreen, 844-3606.
Ahuriri Rotary Club: 5.30-7.30pm, Westshore Beach Inn, 84 Meeanee Quay. Info: Judith Buckeridge, 844-6886 or 027 446 8170.
Napier Rotary Club: 12.10pm for fellowship, 12.30pm for meeting/ lunch, Napier Breakers, 189 Tennyson St. Info: Lynne, 834-3533 or firstname.lastname@example.org Cantare Choir: 5.30pm, four-part a cappella harmony singing fun. Room A113, EIT. Info: Joe, 874-7760. Hawke's Bay Organ and Piano Club: Meets second Monday of each month, 1.30pm, Tamatea Community Church, 1 York Ave. Info: Ron, 845-2530.
Childbirth Education: Parents’ Centre, six-week course, birth and beyond. Info: 8353743 or email@example.com Playcentre Sessions: Hawke’s Baywide. Info: 878-5908 or playcentre.org.nz
Napier Pipe Band: Practice, 6.30-8.30pm. Learn to play drums or pipes. Nelson Park clubrooms. Info: Alan, drums (022 341 9605) or Kerry, pipes (021 107 6428).
St Augustine's Scout Group: Keas, 5-7 years, Tuesday, 5.30-6.30pm; Cubs, 7-10 years, Wednesday, 6-7.30pm; Scouts, 10-14 years, Monday, 6.30-8.30pm. Latham St. Info: Alison Knauf, 843-8882. Sounds of Hawke's Bay Chorus: 7.15pm every Monday, Clive School Hall, School Rd. Info: Michelle Gregory (843-8438) or Nancy Jensen (021 720 370).
Scottish Country Dancing: 7.30-10pm, St Patrick’s School Hall, cnr Kennedy and Riverbend Rds. Info: Allan or Helen, 845-0438. Napier Stamp Club: First Monday of month, 7.30pm, Coastguard Building, Westshore. Info: John, 836-6196. Hawke's Bay Orchid Society: First Monday of month, Rotary Lounge, Taradale Town Hall, 7.15pm. Info: Lesley Haren, 845-2919.