monthly, various venues, for codffee/ tea, friendship, sharing, information and laughter. Phone Ann 07 5424005 Free English lessons: Every Friday at Plunket Rooms 10.30am to 11.30am. And more information about driving lessons. Comtact Rupal Phone 021 032 5962 or email@example.com Alcoholics Anonymous: Reflections at Te Puke Baptist Church. Corner Malyon St and Station Rd, Wednesdays 7.30pm — 8.30pm. Ph 0800 229 6757 (0800AAWORKS).
Maketu Health and Social Services: Provides the following services and supports — Diabetes, Tamariki Ora, Youth Drug and Alcohol, Anti-Bullying, Kaumatua, Domestic Violence, Mental Health and Mirimiri, 3 Little Waihi Road, Maketu. Ph 07 533 2551.
JP Service Centres: Wednesday 10am — noon, Papamoa Library; Thursday 10am — noon, Te Puke Anglican Church.
Te Puke Clinic 2 Sexual Health Clinic: Walk in clinic every Wednesday 9am-noon to 3pm. At Te Puke Community Health Centre, Commerce Lane behind Z Petrol Station. Ph 573 0009. Free and confidential service for sexual health checks, contraception, condoms, STI screening.
EmpowermentNZ Charitable Trust: Counsellors by appointment TuesdayThursday, 32 Jocelyn Street. Ph 07 975 0157. Te Puke Foodbank, Social work services on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am-1pm and Budgeting services Mon, Wed and Fri 9:30-3pm.
DANCE & MUSIC
Te Puke Country Music Club: Third Sunday of Month, 1pm, Te Puke Citizen’s RSA. Jellicoe Street. Ph Colleen 573 9360 Sequence Dancing in Te Puke: Every Monday evening at Citizens RSA, Te Puke from 6.30pm — 8.30pm, Free, everyone welcome, partners required. Ph Ally 573 7632 or 027 654 1569 Square Dancing: Mondays, Te Puke Citizens Club. 10am — 12noon. Ph Jim 573 6960.
Papamoa Country Music Club: Meets 4th Sunday month 1pm-4.30pm, Papamoa Sports & Recreation Centre. Members a plate please. Visitors and non PCMC members $4 (includes afternoon tea). Ph Sharon 572 1983.
Te Puke Organ and Keyboard Club: First Wednesday of month at 1.30pm. Ph Russell 573 8070.
Te Puke & District Highland Pipe Band: Tuesday, 6.15pm, Baptist Church, learners earlier. Ph Sue 573 8890 or 027 447 6673 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ladies Te Puke Singing Group: Singers wanted. Meet Friday mornings 10am Phone 573 4943.
FLORAL & GARDEN
BOP Orchid Society: month, 1.30pm,
Oxford St, Te
Te Puke Floral Art Group: Fourth Monday of month, 11am, Methodist Church lounge. Ph Elaine 574 2183.
Te Puke Garden Club: Third Thursday of month, 1.15pm, Bridge Club, Queen Street, Te Puke. Ph 573 5051
Second Sunday of Masonic Lodge, Puke. Ph Wilma
Asthma Centre Clinic: Second Tuesday of month, Te Puke Community Health Centre. Ph Asthma Centre, 577-6738. Cancer Society Support Group: Open to anyone living with, or caring for, someone with cancer. Meet 10am on the third Tuesday of each month. Te Puke Library boardroom. Ph 07 571 2035.
SPORT & LEISURE
Taichi Internal Arts NZ Inc: 16 Oxford St (old RSA building) Mondays Beginners Class 9.30am-11am, Tai Chi Class 11am-12.30. Friday Tai Chi Class 9.30am-11.30am. Ph David 027 222 6749.
Te Puke Tennis Club: Club night Tuesday 5.30pm. (All levels of play). Thursday night Business House. Contact Lindy 027 273 3752
Taoist Tai Chi: Te Puke. Mondays 9.30 — 11am, Tuesdays 6— 7.30pm. Memorial Hall, Settlers Lounge, Jellicoe St, Te Puke. Contact Steve Cribb 573 5825.
Citizen’s RSA Indoor Bowls: Wednesday 7pm. Monday 1pm. Phone Alma 573 8773.
Te Puke Lawn Bowling Club: On Commerce Lane. Friday-friendly rollup 12.30pm. New players welcome, bowls available. Mufti, flat soled shoes. Ph Paul 573 8991.
Friday Senior Bowls: Papamoa. Names in by 12.15pm. Ph Peg 572 4268. $5.
Te Puke Harriers: Meet every Saturday), 2pm at Centenniel Park, Atuaroa Ave. Ph Selwyn 573 4432.
Te Puke Smallbore Rifle Club: Monday, 7pm, Smallbore rifle range, cnr main Highway and Atuaroa Ave. Ph 573-4566.
Citizens RSA Indoor Bowls:
7.30pm, Monday 1pm.
Otamarakau Taekwondo: At Otamarakau Hall, Mondays and Wednesdays. Ph Tama 07 308 6642.
Bujinkan Ninjutsu: A unique self-defence based martial art. Classes at Te Puke Girl Guide Hall, Wednesdays 7pm — 9pm. Ph or text Mike 027 765 4015. Te Puke Junior Cricket Club: For Primary and Intermediate children. Have A Go Cricket and Saturday games. Ph Shane Dowling 573-4344 or Lyn Govenlock 573-7642.
Paengaroa Indoor Bowls: Monday 7.30pm Paengaroa Community Hall.
Te Puke Swimming Club: Ages 3 and up. Ph Leanne 027 406 2626.
Te Puke Athletics: For ages 2 to 14, Wednesday 5.30 — 7pm, Litt Park. Ph Ethney 027 849 3225.
YMCA Fitness Class: Wednesdays 9.15am — 10.15am, Senior Citizens Club, Jocelyn St, Te Puke. Any level of fitness, first class free. Ph Lynda 027 2955 901 or YMCA office 578 9272.
Te Puke Fun & Fit: Low-impact exercise, Monday and Thursday, 9.15am, Baptist Church Hall, Station Road, Te Puke. Ph Christine 572 5055.
Te Puke Gymsport: Gymnastics for all, Parkour and Competitive classes, Preschool up to Teenage/ adult. Ph 573 4572 or email email@example.com or go to www.tepukegymsport.co.nz
Ladies Te Puke Singing Group: Singers wanted. Meet Friday mornings 10am Phone 573 4943Women on Wheels Cycle Group: Monday 9am. Ph Maggie 533 3982 or Susan 533 3036.
50s Forward: Low-impact aerobics, Monday and Friday, 9am — 10am, Papamoa Sports and Recreation Centre. Ph Rita 542 1678.
Papamoa Mah Jong Club: Monday 12.30pm, Papamoa Sports Club. Ph Jacqui Looker 542 1766 or email jacquiLooker@kinect.co.nz.
Yoga: Thursday, 9am — 10.30am, Papamoa Library. Ph Margaret 571-6331.
Karate classes: All ages Tuesday and Thursday, Papamoa. Ph Joseph 0800 780 6180.
Tauranga MTB Club: Wednesday night mountain biking for women at Redwoods Rotorua. Beginners onward. Ph Chrissi or Marty 533 1182; Thursday night ride at Redwoods Rotorua. Ph Marty 533 1182.
Paengaroa Indoor Bowls: Monday 7.15pm, Paengaroa Hall. Ph Alan 533 1504.
Pukehina Indoor Bowls: Wednesday 7.15pm, Pukehina Beach Community Hall. Ph 533 3413.
Black Dragon Ju Jitsu: Tuesday 6.30 — 8pm, Fairhaven School. Ph 021 234 9921 or 027 303 1915.
Te Puke Bridge Club: 4 Queen Street. Monday and Friday afternoons at 1pm and Tuesday evenings 7pm. Contact Joss 573 6020.
Table Tennis: Starting July 24 at Te Puke Intermediate School, every Thursday 7pm — 9pm for 6 to 8 weeks. Contact Ted 573 3357. Te Puke Squash Club: Landscape Rd, Te Puke. , President Helen Taylor 021 471 085, or Club Captain Helen Adams 021 038 8954. www.facebook.com/ squashtepuke/
Te Puke Bowling Club: Fridays 12.30pm mufti, visitors welcome. Tuesday mixed 9.30am, Saturday mixed 9am. Ph 573 9709. Housie Nights: Every second Tuesday of the month at the Te Puke Bowling Club from 6.30pm Ph 573 9709.
Te Puke Pony Club: Second Saturday during season, Showgrounds Rd, Te Puke. Ph 07 322 2272. Citizens RSA: Darts Club Wednesday 7.15pm.
Citizens RSA: Women’s section, Wednesday meet 3rd Monday of the month 10.30am. Ph Alice 573 3396
Te Puke Senior Citizens Club: Lyceum Club Rooms, Bolivia Wed 1pm — 4pm. Friday, 500, cards 1pm — 3pm. All welcome. Ph Marie 573 9219 or Brian 573 8465.
Community Markets: 3rd Sat of Month. 9am — 1pm. Jubilee Park. Phone Monique 027 356 9545.
Car boot sale: Third Saturday of month, Evans Rd Church, Papamoa, $5/ car. Ph 021 1338 986.
Maketu Market: Third and fifth Sunday of month, 8am — 1pm, Maketu Village Reserve. Ph Pat 533 2687.
Car boot sale: Last Saturday of month, 7am — 11am, sausage sizzle, Te Puke Cits Club.
Papamoa Lions Markets: Second and fourth Sunday, 7am — noon, Gordon Spratt Reserve, Papamoa. Ph Adam 021 266 8922.
ARTS & CRAFTS
Crafts & Laughs: Every Thursday 9am -3pm $5 incl morning teas and use of tools. 8 Tui St. Ph Deborah 027 4303 781 or 573 5041
Handcraft House: Meets Mondays 1pm — 4pm inside Te Puke Baptist Church building. No cost, and a cuppa, no child minding available. Bring your own craft and enjoy good company. Ph Marcia 573 6152.
Te Puke Creative Fibre: Second and fourth Tuesday, 10am — 3pm, Revival Fellowship Church, Seddon St. Ph Leigh 573 5668 or Margaret 573 4609.
Friday Arvo Craft Group: 1pm — 5pm. Afternoon tea, gold coin. Ph Jannz 573 4228 or text 027 272 3913.
Craft Cafe: Thursday, 9.30am — 11.30am, $2, incl morning tea, Baptist Church Te Puke. Ph Lyn 542 3001.
Te Puke Art Society: Thursday, Constables Gallery, 9.30am — midafternoon and from 7pm — 9pm. Beginners welcome. Ph Necia McKinley 533 1087 or Marie Brown 573 4442. Teddy Bears: Third Friday of month, bear-makers get-together, 10am — 3pm. Ph Wendy 573-4465.
Saturday Sewers: Hand and machine sewing, 9.30am — 4pm, morning tea $5. Ph Joe 573 5668.
Te Puke Quilters: Tuesdays, 9.30am — 3pm, patchwork, needlework, crafts. Constables Gallery. Ph Joe 573 5668. St Paul’s Friendship Group: Crafts, games, fun and friendship, Thursday, 10am, St Paul’s Church, Dickson Rd, Papamoa, $2. Ph Elma 574 8993 or Margaret 542 1633.
Te Puke Library: Baby Book Boogie, Pukapuka Kanikani Pepi, Wednesday 10.30am — 11am, stories, rhymes and fun times for 0-2 year olds, during school terms. Read Sing Move (formally Little Kiwis), Friday 10.30am — 11am, story time fun for under 5’s.
Mainly Music: Tuesday, 10am, for preschoolers and caregivers. Te Puke Baptist Church. $2 per child.
Mainly Music: Thursday, 10am, The Orchard Church, 20 MacLoughlin Drive, Te Puke.
Pongakawa Playcentre: Tuesday &Thursday, 9.30am — noon, Old Coach Rd. Next to Pongakawa School. Ph 533 3250.
SPACE: For first-time parents with newborn babies, 9am — noon, Te Puke Playcentre, Stock Rd, Te Puke. Ph Ruth 570 0085.
Family Support Services: Social workers available daily, Community Care Centre, 100 Jellicoe St. Ph 573-5614. Te Puke Toy Library: Tuesday — Thursday 9am-1pm, Friday open for business and Playgroup, gold coin donation 1.30am-12.30pm, Saturday 10.30am-12pm, 7 Stock Rd, Te Puke off King St . Phone 027 263 9309.
Le Club Francais: All primary-aged students, Monday, 3.30pm, St Andrew’s Hall, Oxford St, Te Puke. Ph Karyn 022 635 6595.
Te Puke Playcentre: Tuesday — Thursday, 9am-noon, 3 Stock Rd (off King St). Ph 573-7537.
Brick Kids Te Puke Lego club: Fridays 3.30pm-4.30pm at the Te Puke Toy Library, 7 Stock Rd off King St, Term time, school aged children, gold coin donation.
Keas, cubs and scouts meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Te Puke Scout Den in Stock Lane.