St John Youth— Tauranga Division: Wednesdays 6.20-8pm at the St John Hall beside the ambulance station, 17th Ave. Learn first aid, life skills and drill. Nicole 021 022 92639. Table Tennis Tauranga: Memorial Hall QEYC11TH Ave, 12.45-3pm Social mixed doubles, 7-7pm club night social/competitive. Ph Roy 578 7800.
Tai Chi Qigong: Thursday 9.30 am. Memorial Park. Yvonne 027 571 3368. Tauranga Bridge Club: At 252 Ngatai Rd. Bridge lessons at 7.15pm. Norm 576 5022.
Tauranga Dog Training Club: Morland Fox Park, puppy and basic training classes for all age dogs, 6pm. Day classes may be available. Phone 544 2264.
Tauranga Embroiderers’Guild: Meets every Wednesday at the Tauranga Rowing Club. 10am2.30pm, 7.30-9.30pm. Beginners very welcome. Ph Jenny Williams 219 7740.
Tauranga Floral Art Group: Meets every second Wednesday 10am plus the following Saturday 9.30am at the Baptist Church Hall. Fay 543 5176. New members welcome.
Tauranga Midweek Tramping Group: 8am, for local bush tramps ph 544 0670.
Tauranga Sequence Dance Club: 7.30pm Come dancing, tutoring. Ph Alwyn 574 0458.
Tauranga South Garden Club: First Wednesday of month at Central Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave and Cameron Rd. 1.30-3pm. Visitors very welcome. Margaret 578 1017.
Te Puke Amateur Athletic Club: Litt Park, Te Puke, from 5.30-7.30pm. Ph Jo Mackie 021 225 2469. Toastmasters City Early Start: At Classic Flyers Avgas Cafe 6.50-8.5am. Ph Lani 571 1545. Tauranga RSA Indoor Bowls Club: 7.30pm. Ph Bill 578 7667.
Time out for women over craft and coffee: At Lifezone Church, 7 Oaklane. Fortnightly at 9.50am. Kaye 572 1999.
Triathlon Tauranga: Youth training 4pm, club nights 6pm Salisbury Wharf. WBOPGrey Power NordicWalking Group: 10am Wednesdays at Grey Power office. Ph 571 2558.
Widows’ and Widowers’ Club: We meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month except in December. The club meets at 2pm at the Arts and Crafts Centre, Elizabeth St. Margaret ph 576 5292.
Yoga Group: 5pm, St Stephen’s Church hall. Ph Steve 5712 210. Young Stroke Survivors (over 20s): First Wednesdays for friendship and chat. Ph Roy 544 5005.
APlace to Bee: Free and friendly craft session 11am-1pm, Thursday at the Lighthouse Church, knitting, crochet, adult colouring and handmade cards. Mel 027 576 3105. Alcoholics Anonymous Papamoa group open meeting: Salvation Army, Eversham Rd, Thursdays 7.30pm. Ph 0800 229 6757. Alcoholics Anonymous: 7.30pm, Tauranga Christian Fellowship Hall, 934 Cameron Rd. Ph 544 4465. Arataki Omanu Scouts: Scout 10.5 to 14-year-olds, 6-8pm, Arataki Omanu Scout Hall, Moa Park, Valley Rd. Christine McCahill 572 2606.
Bay City Rockers Social Dance Group: Thursdays from 7.30-9.30pm at Senior Citizens Hall, Norris St. Ph Gavin 027 643 6222.
Bolivia Tauranga Bridge Club: Ngatai Rd. Tuition, cards, cuppa. 12.50pm. Toby 543 5358.
Bowel cancer support group: Support group open to anyone living with bowel cancer, and/or their carer. Meet 10-11.30am second Thursday of each month— Cancer Society’s Tauranga office, 111 Cameron Rd. Ph 571 2035.
Capoeira Tauranga: Brazilian Martial Art combining elements of dance, acrobatics and music. Thursdays 7pm. The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Scott 578 5344. ChenWuKuan Kung Fu: Traditional Chinese Shaolin kung fu developing strength, stamina and flexibility. Seniors 12 and over, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7.30pm; Juniors 7-12yrs old, Fridays 4.30-5.30pm, The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Ray 022 077 6484, [email protected] Children’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Kids Ages 4-7yrs, Tuesdays 4-4.50pm. Ages 8-11yrs, Tuesdays 5-6pm and Thursdays 4-5pm, The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Phone 578 5344, [email protected]
Craft Club: Every Thursday 9am2.30pm. All crafts welcome at Arataki Community Centre Bayfair. Ladies come along and be inspired by what others are doing. Jan 021 062 3660. Creative Art Therapy: 1-4pm Papamoa Library, for people with experience of mental illness. Ph 578 6934.
Friendly walking group: For age 60+ in Papamoa East. Beachaven Community House, 9am. Naarah 542 1725.
Hassles with housing: Having hassles with housing, landlords, flatmates or government departments? Free drop in clinic on Thursdays from 5.30-7.30pm at Baywide Community Law Offices, 63 Willow St.
JosephCampbell Round Table: First Thursday, philosophy book club. 7.30-9pm at Astrolabemap room. Emily 021 662 852.
Keynotes 4 part harmony Women’s Chorus: 6.45pm at Wesley Church Hall. Nora 544 2714.
Living Without Violence: Free courses. Katharina ph 577 6019. Mainly Music: St Enoch’s Church every Thursday at 9.30am. Ph 578 3040.
Mainly Music: Holy Trinity 9.30am and 10.30am. Ph 577 9664. Maungatapu/Welcome Bay Plunket Playgroup: 9.30-11.30am, Welcome Bay Plunket rooms. Jandhe 544 8321. Mount Art Group 9am— 1pm, St Peters Hall Victoria Street Mount Maunganui. New members welcome that are interested in painting or drawing. More info Rita 542 2070. More Than Crafts: Greerton Bible Church on Thursdays 9.30am start during school terms. Ph Ruth on 543 4879.
Mount Maunganui Creative Fibre: Meet at Arataki Community Centre every Thursday 9am-1pm. Jan 574 1265.
Mount Maunganui RSA Bowls: Monday and Thursday evenings, names in by 6.30, play starts 7pm. All welcome. Phone Diane 575 3480. Otumoetai Golf: New members welcome with free coaching offered. Men and women’s nine-hole competition, 8am with 9am start. Ph Graeme 576 2436.
Otumoetai Tennis Club: Adult tennis 9am— 10.30am Bellevue Park. Windsor Road. New players and visitorswelcome. (Coaching available.) Ph Pam 570 0302 Papamoa 50s Plus Support Group: Second and fourth Thursdays at 11am. Beachaven Family Services ph 542 1725.
Papamoa 500 Card Club: Every Thursday at 12.45pm. Gordon Spratt Reserve. Dave 575 5887.
Pleasant Point GardenClub: First Thursday of month at 1.30pm. For more information Claire Spiers 544 1289.
Polish Club: Any person of Polish origin or interest welcome to join. Ph Halina 575 8971.
Saintly Shakers Preschool Music: 10am every Thursday morning at St Mary’s Church, Bayfair. Music, dance, play, socialise. $3 per family, includes morning tea. Ph 575 9945.
Salsa on the Strand: Bay Salsa intro class, 8pm followed by social dancing. Thursday at La Mexica. Really social, no partner required, drinks specials. All welcome. $2 entry (members free) www.baysalsa.co.nz
Seniors Tennis: At Tauranga Lawn Tennis club, Wharepai Domain for ages 35+, starts 9-11.30am, $3 ball fee, Senior Ballroom Dancing Club: Mount Maunganui RSA 10.30am. Doreen 574 6754.
Simplee Cre8ive: Ladies craft group. All crafts welcome at Arataki Community Hall every Thursday 9am2.30pm. Bring your craft, $6 and lunch. Jan 021 062 3660.
Single Parents WalkingGroup: Mount Maunganui and Tauranga. Chantelle 570 0198. Social bridge: Thursdays at 1pm. Tauranga Bridge Club.
Sunshine Dance Group: Learn sequence dancing at a friendly club, 7-8.30pm, Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave and Cameron Rd. $2pp includes supper. Jan 544 4379.
Table Tennis Tauranga: Memorial HallQEYC 11TH Ave, 1-3pm social grades, 3-6.45pm junior club, 7-8.30pm business house league, 7-9pm club night social/competitive, ph Paul 021 884 021.
Tai Chi Qigong: Pyes Pa Community Hall 10.45am. Eric 577-0473.
Tai Chi Qigong: Papamoa Sports and Recreation Centre, 2-3pm. Ph Trevor 576 7731.
Tai Chi: Practice group meets Methodist Church hall, 13th Ave every Thursday at 9.30am. Lee 578 2342. Tauranga Bowling Club: Twilight Bowls 6pm. Bowls and free coaching provided. Aimed at social, nonbowlers. Ron Henderson 5711661. Tauranga Breast Cancer Support Service: 1pm, 56 Christopher St. Lea 571 3346.
Tauranga Bridge Club: Social bridge, 1pm, clubrooms, 252 NgataiRd. Ph 576 5022.
Tauranga Cake Decorators’ Guild: Third Thursday at Lyceum Club, First Ave at 7.30pm. Tania 575 4383. Tauranga Creative Fibre: Second/ fourth Thursdays, 7-9pm, Arts and CraftsCentre. Shirley 577 0188. Tauranga Harbour City Lions (ladies club): Meets second and fourth Thursdays at Lyceum Club. Wendy 576 2505.
Tauranga Heart Support Group: 9.30-10.45am Thursdays at City Church. Dianne 576 5031. Tauranga Machine Knitters Club: Fourth Thursday, 1.30pm, Wesley Methodist Church, 13th Ave. Ph 578 6230.
Tauranga Meditation Class: Thursdays at Greerton Library 7pm. Everyonewelcome $15. www.meditateintauranga.org Tauranga Photographic Society: Arts & Craft Centre, Elizabeth Street West, on first and third Thursday of each month, 7.30pm.
Tauranga Porcelain Artists Assn: 9am, Art and Craft Centre. Kaye 576 5883.
TaurangaModel Railway Club: Meets every Thursday at 7.30pm in the club rooms, cnr of Cross Rd and Mirrielees Rd, Sulphur Point. Ed 543 1108.
Tauranga Te Papa Probus Club: Meets first Thursdays at 9.30am at Daniels in the Park. Ph Robbie 578 1051.
Tennis Seniors 35+ Club: Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club from 9am-12pm, exercise and new friends.
Te Puke SportingRifle Club: Every Thursday night from 7pm at Te Puke small bore range. Ph Gerran 574 4531.
Toastmasters: KickstartClub. Breakfast meeting 7-8.15am at Alimento Cafe, on first Ave. Ph Helen 571 6181 or Stephen 570 2020.
Bhawana Nepal and Deepa Khati from Nepal at this year’s Multicultural Festival, an event put on by Multicultural Tauranga.Tauranga Multicultural Ethnic Council give free immigration assessments by a licensed immigration adviser. Call Iryna 543 9125.