Bowls Taradale is situated behind the Taradale Club in Wharerangi Road, Greenmeadows. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday afternoons (weather permitting) social outdoor bowls is played, starting at 1pm. No experience is needed. Bowls and coaching is provided. Contact Rob on 845 1380 or Darryl on 844 9310 Citizens Advice Bureau Napier For free confidential information and advice on any subject. Mon- Fri, 9am-4pm; Saturday, 9am11am, no appointment necessary. Also have a one on one support service to help you apply online to immigration. One hour appointments available. Free Justice of the Peace service, Monday-Wednesday, 10am12noon;m Thursday-Friday, 1pm-3pm. Saturday Lawyer clinic 9.30am-10.30am no appointment necessary. Phone 06 835 9664, 126 Hastings Street, Napier South. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.cab.org.nz.
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 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, 10am-4pm, Preloved 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. No electrical, please.
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: Citizens Advice Bureau Napier for free confidential information and advice on any subject. Mon- Fri 9.am – 4pm,
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 email@example.com Bridge: Learn to play at the Napier Bridge Clubrooms, Whitmore Park, Marewa. 7-9pm. Starts May 8. Info: Jane O'Brien, 833-6118 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com or 021 026 06426.
Read ’n 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 (email@example.com) or Deborah Biggs (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com or hbas.org.nz Meeanee Wednesday Badminton Club: 9-11.30am every Wednesday. Meeanee Indoor Sports Centre, Gavin Black St. New members welcome.
Kids Dance Fit: 3.30 - 4.15 at Army Hall, Centenial Gardens Coote Rd $5 for children 6-10. Dancing for fitness and for fun. Napier Girls' High School Old Girls Association: Meets third Thursday of each month. All exNapier 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit parentscentre.org.nz/hawkes-bay. 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, 9am2.30pm, 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. 10am-noon, 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.
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 non-members. 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 Bay-wide. 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.
ME/CFS Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: Third Monday of each month, 10am. For support and management of this condition. Info: Liz, 844-4645, ph/text 027 224 9525, or email firstname.lastname@example.org Chinese Table Tennis Club: 8.30pm-midnight. Te Ara Hou Maori School, 22 Wycliffe St, Onekawa. Adults: $5; members: $4. Everyone welcome. Info: Kee, 843-0990, 022 093 5115. Multiple Sclerosis Hawke’s Bay: Meets every fortnight, 9.30am2pm. St Thomas More Parish Church Hall, 92 Wycliffe St. Small cost involved. Info: Robyn, 843-3000.
Deco Bay Brass: Rehearsals, 7.30pm, 109 Orchard Rd, Hastings. Experienced and beginner brass and percussion players welcome. Info: Raewyn Godwin (027 816 2503) or Todd Donaldson (027 270 4892), email@example.com or decobaybrass.com
Drop-In Centre: For those who are lonely and would like company, need prayers for themselves or loved ones, or to relax over a cuppa and goodies. Mondays and Tuesdays, 10am-noon, Enid Lemmon Lounge, All Saints’ Church, cnr Church and Puketapu Rds, Taradale.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Open meeting. 7.30-8.30pm, Dalton House, Vautier St. Info: Ali, 844-1801.
Inner Wheel Club of Western Napier: Second Monday of month, Napier RSA’S Norfolk Room, 11.45am for lunch with speaker and sales table. Info: Carol (835-8237) or Yvonne (844-6539). Phoenix Ladies Group: Third Monday of month, 2pm, Heavey Hall, 92 Wycliffe St, Onekawa. Speakers, afternoon tea, raffles and entertainment. Info: Jan, 843-5755.
Napier Herb Society: Meets first Monday of the month, 7.30pm, Greenmeadows Community Centre, Tait Dr. All welcome, beginners to enthusiasts. Free first session, casuals $3. Info: Ella, 021 029 42565, or email Marion, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mah Jong: Every Monday, 1.30pm, Bowls Napier, Herrick St, Marewa. Beginners welcome. $1 per week. Info: Vera (843-5775) or Jan (844-4292).
Pirimai Indoor Bowling Club: Every Monday, 7.30pm, Napier Indoor Bowls Hall, Wakefield St, Onekawa. Info: Bruce (280-8173) or Stephen (844-8978).