Walking with Joy: Exercise, companionship, lifelong friends, fresh air and monthly bus trips. Every Tuesday. Enquiries to Elaine (07) 349 4228 or text Barbara (027) 662 3478.
Rummikub: Rotorua Senior Citizens Club, meet Balmerino Lounge, Rotorua Racecourse. 1pm to 4pm. $10 joining fee. $2 per day. Contact Christine Anderson (027) 772 7190.
Canasta Club: Meeting 1.30pm at Parksyde. For more information phone (07) 348 0697 or 022 135 8720.
Rotorua Camera Club: Meets first Wednesday of every month at the Ngongotaha Leagues Clubrooms, Neil Hunt Park, Tarawera Rd at 7pm. Go to www.rotoruacamera.co.nz for more information or phone/text Julie on (027) 727 4914.
Rotorua Sulphur City Lions Club: Meets every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. 6.45pm. A mix of business meetings and fun/ social outings. For information call Janet Kingsland (07) 3455629 or (021) 255 4848.
Rotorua Embroiderers: 9.30am to 3pm and 7pm to 9pm. Parksyde, Tawera Pl. For more information contact Amerents (07) 345 3515. Ukulele classes: Classes are limited to 15 people, cost $100 per term and run weekly on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Contact the Arts Village (07) 348 9008 or email email@example.com.
Rotorua Rock Mineral Gem & Fossil Club: Meets fourth Wednesday of every month, 7.30pm at St Johns, Pererika St unless otherwise advertised, free, all ages welcome. Go to www.facebook.com/ Rotoruarockclub.
Arawa Cubs: Meet at Arawa Scout Den on Pererika St, (near Rotorua Boys High) 5.45pm Wednesdays. Arawa Cubs section welcomes children who are in Years 4-6 at primary school.
Housie: Rotorua Senior Citizens Club meet Balmerino Lounge, Rotorua Race Course, Wednesday 1pm to 4pm. $10 joining fee, $2 per day, everyone welcome. Contact Bill Morris on (07) 357 4097. Rotary Club of Rotorua North: Meets 5.30pm, Wednesday at the Holiday Inn on Froude St. The major project of the club is the Saturday market at Kuirau Park, raising money for local charities. Go to http://rotaryrotoruanorth.co.nz. Old/vintage Bottle and Collectable Club of Rotorua: Meet second Wednesday of each month at the Monarch Room, Prince's Gate Hotel, Hinemaru St at 7.30pm. All visitors and new members are very welcome, contact Rick (07) 348 6008 or John (07) 348 4563. Croquet Rotorua Club: Meet Wednesday and Saturday at 9.15am. New players welcome. Free tuition and equipment supplied. Challenge your mind while exercising your body. Contact (021) 039 7022. The first three sessions are free.
Bellyvegas: Community belly dance group meet every Wednesday from 5pm to 6.30pm at Rotorua Youth Centre, Te Ngae Rd. Cost $4 per class, first class free. Contact Mandy at firstname.lastname@example.org or txt (027) 459 3893.
Badminton: Suitable for all levels and skills for ages 8 to 80, juniors 5.30pm to 7pm, seniors 7pm to 9pm every Wednesday, wear nonmarking shoes, juniors $5, high school students $7, seniors $10, Badminton Club Hall, 28 Tarewa Pl, contact Tony (027) 686 7196.
Mad Poets: Weekly meeting, 4pm to 5.30pm at Atlantis Books. Bring a favourite poem. All welcome. Seniornet Rotorua: Computer learning for seniors. Our monthly social meeting is at 2pm on second Wednesday each month, at Regency Park Estate. For more details contact Denise (07) 348 9924 or visit rotoruaseniornet.gen.nz. Rotorua Central Scout Group: Cub Section: school Years 4 to 6. Welcome boys and girls to meet 6pm to 7.30pm at the scout den at the Lakefront offering a range of challenging indoor/outdoor activities including camping, knot tying, compass work. Contact Michael (029) 946 3645.
Owhata Indoor Bowls Club: Meets every Wednesday at 7.15pm to 9.30pm at the Owhata Primary School Hall, Brent Rd, from February 14 to September 5. All equipment provided. Phone Delwyn (07) 345 6609 for further information.
Rotorua Kiwi Coffin Club: Meets every Wednesday 9am to 12pm at 2 Old Quarry Rd. Meet our friendly team and make new friends. For more information call Deidre (07) 3482291.
Air Training Cadets: Future pilots wanted. From 6.15pm, 23 Geddes Rd. Ages 13 years plus. Come along and have a look.
Ngongotaha¯ Garden Circle: Meets fourth Wednesday of every month in Ngongotaha¯ Hall. 1pm. Programme varied. Contact Pauline Blackburn (07) 366 6733 or Jesse Moore (07) 332 3795.
Westbrook Indoor Bowls Club: Westbrook School Hall, Malfroy Rd, 7.15pm. For enquiries call Karen (07) 348 0408.
Creative Fibre: Welcomes all who work with fibre, and those interested to learn. Meets every first and third Thursday at the library from 6pm to 8pm. Meets every Thursday at Arawa Bowling Club, 9.30am to 12.30pm. Contact Sallie (07) 347 0677, Marie (07) 348 6407 or email email@example.com. Rotorua Dart Club For those aged 12 and over. The cost for each night is $3, but first three nights are free. Based at the Rotorua Club Inc. behind Rydges on Fenton St. 7pm to 9.30pm. Contact through Facebook page or Call/text Sean (021) 255 5504 or Paul (021) 804 891.
Rotorua Scrabble Club: Meet at Parksyde Community Centre, Tarewa Rd every Thursday from 9am to 12pm. Contact Ruth Goodwin (07) 349 6954 or (027) 349 6061.
Rotary Club of Rotorua West: Meets 5.30pm Thursday at the Princes Gate Hotel on Arawa St, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to http://rotaryrotoruawest.org. Revolve Women’s Cycling Club: Women's intermediate mountain bike ride alternate Thursdays open to all ladies, meet 5.30pm in Waipa carpark for a grade 3 friendly ride on alternate Thursdays from August 17, then every other week. Contact email@example.com to let us know you are coming if you are first timer.
Plunket Playgroup: For 0-5 yearolds meet Thursday in the classroom behind Plunket House, 1436 Pukuatua St. From 9.30am to 11am, school term only, all welcome. Phone (07) 350 1517 or (0204) 042 8319.
Indoor Bowls: Rotorua Senior Citizens Club meet Balmerino Lounge, Rotorua Race Course, Monday, Thursday, Saturday, 10am to 12.30pm. $10 joining fee, $2 per day. Contact Bill Morris on (07) 357 4097.
Social Bridge: Come and join our group Thursdays 1pm to 4pm, Arawa Bowling Club, Lytton St. Contact Hilda ph (07) 346 8277 or Bobbie ph (07) 348 3804.
Mums and Bubs Revive: Baby wearing fitness classes for mums, older children welcome too, 10am to 11am every Tuesday and Thursday, Rotovegas Boxing Gym, 212 Te Ngae Rd, contact Jenny (027) 631 5011.
Pickleball: A cross between tennis, badminton and table tennis. Suitable for 18 years and over, $5, 10am to 12pm. Rotorua Badminton Hall, Tarewa Pl, next to Parksyde Community Centre. Wear nonmarking shoes, contact Kris (07) 332-3196 or (027) 511 4465 or go to www.pickleball.org.nz.
Central Boxing training: Old and new members welcome. 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Ages 10 years and up. $3 per night. 24 Ford Rd. For more information contact Rex Jenkins (07) 348 4212.
Rotorua Central Social Badminton Club: 7pm to 9pm. Rotorua Badminton Hall, Tawera Rd. Annual fee $20 then $6 per night. For more information call Matthew Jones, (07) 348 5321 or (022) 353 0644.
Diabetes NZ Rotorua Branch: Thursday morning tea and support group. 10am to 12pm at Rotorua Community Diabetes Centre, 17 Marguerita St. This is an informal group and anyone is welcome. Rotorua Ostomy Group: Every third Thursday until November. 11am to 1pm. Fenton St Mcdonalds. Guest speakers. For more information ring (07) 348 5882. Rotorua East Probus Club: Meets on the secnd Thursday of each month (except January), at 10am at the Lynmore Bowling Club, Warwick Drive. Guest speaker and morning tea. Visitors welcome. For more information phone Bev at (07) 345 7255.
Spud Run: 5.45pm at Podium. 5.5km or 3.5km option. Free with hot chips and sauce at the end. Community Kai: Dinner open to everyone as a way of bringing the community together. 5.40pm. Selwyn Primary School Hall.
Forest And Bird: The Rotorua Branch of New Zealand's leading conservation group. We have regular meetings, presentations and field trips, manage the Violet Bonnington Reserve on Mt. Ngongotaha¯ and use volunteers at our major pest control project at Tikitapu Scenic Reserve. For more information look at our website and Facebook page, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Margaret (07) 357 2024 or Judy (07) 345 7477.
Wine and Food Society: A club about enjoying good wine and food with fun people. Organised functions every six to eight weeks. New members welcome. For more information and upcoming events contact Ian or Judy (07) 348 5303 or 027 280 5605.
Growing Through Grief: A nonprofit organisation who run support groups for children and young people between ages of 5 and 18 years who are suffering grief and loss in their lives. Each programme runs through a school term and enrolments can be taken anytime by phoning Gaelyn (07) 350 3384, or (021) 814 816, or email email@example.com. Rotorua East Club: Is held in the Rotorua East Bowling Clubrooms in Warwick Drive, Lynmore. Call Ian on (07) 347 8990.
Curtainbank Rotorua Charitable Trust: We gift donated pre-loved curtains to families in need of warmth. Open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 10am to 11am. Second building on the left, Rotorua Racecourse. Call Julie on (027) 408 3730 to see if you fit our criteria to qualify for curtains.
The QE Health Patients’ Association: We are supporters of QE Health — past and present patients, staff and users of QE facilities and services. Contact Pat Cowbourne (07) 346 1655 or Judy O'sullivan President of the QE Health Patients' Association on (07) 348 4248 or (0210) 393758. Achilles International: A worldwide organisation whose mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics. For enquiries please contact Glennys Kereopa, Regional Co-ordinator: Tel. (07) 350 2391 & (0273) 644440 & email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Girlguiding Rotorua: For more information contact Helena Martin at email@example.com or phone (0219) 40853, or visit our website at www.girlguidingnz.org.nz. Friendship group for 60+: A small group who meets regularly for companionship and arrange activities and outings for enjoyment and support. New members welcome. Contact: Bryan Palmer (027) 446 9092 or Shirley Knudsen (027) 404 4035.
Bujinkan Sen Dojo Rotorua: Teaches people authentic Japanese martial art designed for self defence and survival. For all enquiries please contact Chief Instructor: Leighton White Telephone: (0223) 290 413 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Te Amorangi - Rotorua’s Settlers and Steam Museum: Open Thursdays and Sundays 10am to 4pm, Robinson Ave. Fourteen buildings full of fun with something for the whole Family. Children free, adults $10, train rides $2. To enquire call (021) 061 1114.
Quota International:we are involved in a wide range of projects with special emphasis in the areas of hearing and speech, and disadvantaged women and children. For more information visit our website www.quotanz.org. Swim Rotorua: Classes available for all. Contact Pauline Spear on (0210) 2280591.
Literacy Rotorua: Available to help adults who want to improve their reading, writing, spelling and maths skills. We also help with learner licence at no cost for the learning. 16 Te Ngae Rd, part of Menz Shed building Phone (07) 350 2286, (0212) 043904. Open 9pm to 2pm daily.
Rotorua Menz Shed: Meet new faces, learn some wood-working skills or pass on their knowledge to others. Come along and meet us, have a coffee and a chat at 16 Te Ngae Rd, opposite Countdown carpark. Phone (07) 347 8393. Canine Friends: We visit the following rest homes on a regular basis: The Gardens, Fergussons, Glenbrae, Makoha, The Redwoods, Wharearoha and Cantabria. For more information have a look at www.caninefriends.org.nz. Rotorua Parents Centre: A volunteer organisation who have been providing services to the community for more than 40 years and would love to expand membership. Phone (07) 345 3111 email email@example.com or visit the website at www.parentscentre.org.nz/rotorua.