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.
Big Brothers Big Sisters. Wanted volunteer mentors. We need male or female mentors aged between 18-80 years old. Spend one hour a week with a child who needs a friend. "You don't need to change your life to change theirs." For more information contact Patricia Small on 022 5812965 or email: patri[email protected] or visit www.bigbrothersbigsisters.org.nz The Phone News HB: Free news service for those who cannot hold or read a newspaper. Phone 2805051 and follow the prompts Heretaunga Seniors – Warm, welcoming community centre for seniors: St Martin's Hall - 1120 Willowpark Rd North Hastings (next to Mayfair school). Mondays – Thursdays 8am – 4pm MONDAYS: Keep fit therapeutic exercises, craft group, 500 card club.
TUESDAYS: Digital Seniors -1:1 computer tuition. Monthly van outing WEDNESDAYS: Community Day includes two-course hot meal, entertainment etc. Foot clinic once a month THURSDAYS: Games morning indoor bowls, cards, scrabble, rummikub,etc. plus optional twocourse hot meal.
Big screen movie once a month. Frozen meals to takeaway. Transport available Ph: 870 7025 Hawke’s Bay families of deaf children Has your child been identified with a hearing loss? We are a family group, run by families of deaf children, to provide opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing children, and their families, across Hawke's Bay. For more information email [email protected], phone 0272 HB DEAF or visit www.facebook.com/HBFDCInc.
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. Spiritual development discussion group, midday-1pm, ph Jo 021 2611 457.
Pickleball A fun game for all fitness and skill levels, easy to learn, free tuition and gear, 5.30pm-8pm outside at 707 Sylvan Rd Hastings - Free - see our FB page - Pickleball Hawkes Bay Hawke’s Bay Chess Club meets at 6pm every Wednesday during term time at Havelock North High School library. Phone Mike 877 6027 or Stewart 879 8078. Hastings Pioneer Lions Club Ladies club meets second and fourth Wednesday evenings, Clubs Hastings, Victoria St, Hastings. If you would like to be part of ateam that helps the community while having fun and fellowship please ring Faye 06 8787337.
Hastings Al - Anon Family Group Heretaunga Women's Centre, cnr Russell & Eastbourne Streets, Hastings, Ruth - Lovell Smith Room, 6.45 pm. Al -Anon has but one purpose — to help families of alcoholics. Open meeting, everyone welcome. Contact 8771183 or 0211663606 Keirunga Quilters: Keirunga Quilters Keirunga Homestead, 10am to 2pm. Also Keirunga Cottage, Mondays 7pm to 9.30pm and 2nd Saturday of the month 10am to 3pm. Keirunga Gardens, 6 Pufflet Road, Havelock North. Info: Bev 021 045 7297 or Do 877 5200 Christian meditation: Sacred Heart Church, Heretaunga St East, 7pm. Phone Paula 878 3314. Homestead Spinning Group: Second and fourth Weds of month. 10am - 1.30pm (bring your lunch) at St Mark's Church Hall, cnr Park Rd North and Queen St East. Info phone Grace on 844 3682 or Sandra on 8797629.
Batucada Drumming: Pacific Surf Lifesaving Clubrooms, Marine Parade, Napier, 8pm — 9.30pm. Free to come along and try. Membership is $3 a week. Group drums available. Bring ear-plugs or ear-muffs! Info phone 0274 482 995.
Hastings Scottish Country Dance Club Age Concern Hall, 415 Heretaunga Street East. Wednesday, 7.30pm and Friday, 10am. Beginners, Wednesday, 7pm. Contact Dot 870 3381 or Lynne 877 0297.
HB Amateur Winemakers & Brewers Club FREE Wine and Beer tastings. Third Wednesday monthly, 7.30pm; 22 Lee Road Taradale. Guests welcome - FREE three-month trial membership. Info: 06 8760 312, www.wine-and-beerhb.org.nz
Gamblers Anonymous: Is your gambling becoming a problem? There is a Gamblers Anonymous group now running for Hawke's Bay. Meeting weekly, Greenmeadows Community Hall, Tait Drive Greenmeadows. Wednesday's 7pm. Please phone or text 021432572 for information. All welcome.
Chronic Pain Coffee GroupThursdays, 10-11.30am, Heretaunga Women's Centre, cnr Russell and Eastbourne Sts, Hastings. Living with chronic pain can be isolating when everyone around you seems healthy, it brings emotions like complete fear & frustration. Come and share your story and support each other positively over a cuppa and remember you are not alone. Cost koha. For more information phone 878 5401.
Bay Cities Symphonic Band Rehearsals, Thursdays, 7-9pm, Age Concern hall, 415E Heretaunga St East. For more information visit website or email baycitiesmu[email protected] or phone 021 066 4017.
Brain Injury (HB): For further information or to come along call 878 6875.
Cancer Society NZ Hawke’s Bay Carer’s group: Are you caring for a loved one with cancer? Join us for support and friendship
When: Third Thursday of the month. Support for carers of someone with cancer. Contact Sheila Roberts phone 8767638. International Folk Dancing: 10am-12noon, Community Hall, Clive. Mid-March-Dec. Enquiries 068787272 or 0211883118. Hastings City Art Gallery
Lunch time tours, first Thursday of every month). FREE, no booking required.Visit www.hastingscityartgallery.co.nz Open seven days, 10am-4.30pm. 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 [email protected] or just come to sing.
Learn Bridge: or a refresher course, Hastings Bridge Club, Railway Road, Hastings, 7.30pm, ph Carol 8749616.
Arthritis Exercise: 9.30am, St Mark's Hall, cnr Queen St and Park Rd, Hastings. Phone Jan Finnimore 8769327 or Eleanor Chote 878 3913. Parents/whanau Coffee Group: Barnardos Hastings Early Learning Centre, 1201A Cunningham Crescent, 10am, ph 876 9548. Cards: Clubs Hastings, Victoria Street, Thursday afternoons 1-3.30pm. Members, guests and affiliated members welcome. Morris Dancing - have a go. Fantastic exercise and great fun. Live music, good for the heart and soul! Thursdays 7-9pm approx, Keirunga Homestead, Havelock North. Phone Ann 8767110. Hawkes Bay Parents Centre Childbirth Education courses. Havelock North and Napier. Learn about pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and caring for your newborn. Info, phone 835-3743 or email hawkesbayantena[email protected] Visit www.parentscentre.org.nz/ hawkes-bay.
Ladies Probus Club Hastings: Meet 3rd Thursday of the month, 10am at the Bridge Club Rooms Railway Road, 10am. Come along or phone 877 8369.
Hawkes Bay Zonta monthly meeting, all welcome to see what we do, held 4th Thursday of the month at Golflands, Hastings, 5:30pm contact hawkes[email protected] or 021 2555 181.
Alcoholics Anonymous AA : 8pm Fridays at Saint Columba's Presbyterian Church, cnr Columba Way and Napier Rd, Havelock North. Newcomers welcome. Marty’s Preschool Music Group: Friday morning from 9.30am12pm. Music at 10am, morning tea and play time.
$2 per child. Martin's Hall, 1120 Willowpark Road North, Hastings. All welcome. Phone 8703356.
Fun Housie for Seniors:1-3pm at 415 Heretaunga St East (opposite New World), ph Hastings Age Concern on 870 9060.
Flaxmere Plunket Playgroup:Fun and morning tea, 9.30-11.30am, Flaxmere Family Centre, cnr of Wilson Rd and Peterhead Ave, Flaxmere, ph 021 655 638 or 877 2442.
Age Concern Havelock North. Morning Tea Fridays at Age Concern Havelock North, St Luke's Hall, 24 Te Mata Rd Havelock North, 9.30am. Everyone welcome- Come and make new friends.$3 donation Enquiries: 877 6488.
Hastings Stroke Folk - Morning tea every 3rd Friday of the month 10.30am - 12 noon. Brittany House Hall, Grove Road, Hastings. Eczema & Allergy Playgroup 10.30am - 1pm @ Flaxmere Family Plunket Centre, 1 Peterhead Road, Flaxmere. Contact Kellyann 0278290247
SPACE sessions: 12.15pm to 3pm at South City Playcentre. Parents and new babies to 4mths. Discussions on child development and parenting , music and movement, play and socialising. Phone Nic 8768448 or email [email protected]
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Every Saturday Night, 7.30pm. Heretaunga Women's Centre, cnr Russell & Eastbourne Streets, Hastings.
Havelock Handmade Market: First Saturday of month. Quality craft items, made locally. Te Mata Rd, Havelock North. Opposite St Luke's Church 9am to 1pm. Justice of the Peace: Havelock North Library from 10am to 12. Havelock North Toy Library: First and third Saturdays of month 9am 10am. Toys for 0 to 5 year olds - no hire fees. New members welcome. Info phone 0275400078 or 8706280.
Kidnappers’ Country Music Club second and fourth Saturdays, Kidnappers' Country Music Club Hall, Henderson Rd, Flaxmere, by Flaxmere College, 1.30pm. Bring your guitar or songbook. Everyone - Hawke’s Bay Stock Car Champs, Super Stock Teams race - Hawkeyes v Wild Cats, Santa and MORE! welcome. Phone Wayne or Sandy on 879 5543 or 027 2027 546. Orchestra: HBOS Training Orchestra practice: Karamu music room 8am during school terms for those with 2-3 years playing experience (all ages welcome). Contact Charlotte 027 677 8118 or 844 8060 Gardeners: ‘‘Heaps'' of horse manure available at Leg-Up Trust near Bridge Pa. Fill your own containers or trailers for a donation to the trust.
Old-time and Scottish Dancing Hastings Scots Society, St Andrews Hall, Market St South, Hastings, every third Saturday, 7.30pm.
Old-time Dancing Good Companions Dance Club: First Saturday, 7.30pm, Senior Citizens Hall, 4215 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings, ph Bill 844 9103.
Pickleball A fun game for all fitness and skill levels, easy to learn, free tuition and gear 8.45am11.45am Sunday mornings, Meannee Badminton Hall, $5 donation for hall hire. For more information visit the Facbook page Pickleball Hawkes Bay or phone 021 02279299 or 8782378.
Hash house Harriers (Pania Plodders). Fun run and walk trails with the emphasis on FUN. Meet new friends and have FUN getting fitter. Different venues and terrain Sundays at 2pm. First run free so nothing to lose. Give us a try .... You'll be glad you did. For info about this weeks trail phone Robbie on 021-2411481 or Mike on 021-703392.
Hawke’s Bay Founders. For information please ring secretary, Richard Bayley, phone 876 7616. Single Mature Gay Women 50 plus: Breakfast/brunch, first Sunday of the month, 10.30am. Social gathering for like-minded women. Details phone Marrianne, 835 8181
Hawke’s Bay Rationalists and Humanists:7pm, first Sunday of month in Duart House, Havelock North. Ph John 877 6678. Vegetarians/Vegans: Monthly potlucks, ph Donna on 027-588-7756 or email [email protected]
Cards: 500 at Clubs Hastings, Victoria St, Hastings, 1.30-4pm, ph Krystyna 878 5622.
Hastings Country Music Club: First and third Sundays, 1-4pm, $2 members, $3 non-members, St Martin's Hall, 1120 Willowpark Rd Nth, Hastings.
HB Bromeliad Group: 2pm, fourth Sunday, discussions and plant sales, ph Margaret, 844 7412 or Judy, 844 5021.
Self Defence: Baycity Taekwondo, 200 Queen St, Hastings, fourth Sunday of month, ph 878 4782
Ulysses Motorcycle Club: Rides every second Sunday, ph Graeme, 027 321 3917. Clubs Hastings - Easy Listening Nostalgia Concert - Third Sunday of month 4.30pm - 8.30pm. All Welcome, free entry. Phone Shirley 844 9683
Old Customhouse Museum: Customs Quay, Ahuriri. Summer hours: open every Sunday 11am-4pm. Free entry. Info: customhouse[email protected]
Association of Blind Citizens meets second Monday of every month, Age Concern hall, Heretaunga St East (opp New World), 10am, morning tea provided, contact Margaret 8700998, all welcome.
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 lizmecf[email protected]
Experience the Sound of Soul: third Monday of the month, 7.30pm-8.15pm +/-, sing HU, a sacred sound and ancient mantra for inner guidance and divine love. Enjoy converstaion with others of like heart, phone Richard 878 2773.
Dutch Koffee club first Monday of the month, 10am, Duart House, Havelock North. Come and join us "voor gezelligheid". For more information phone Lou on 8774 704.
Qi Gong / Meditation Class: 9.30-10.30am, Soul Sanctuary. Info: Jo, 8440 182
Family history – genealogy: NZ Soc of Genealogists HB Branch meets Stoneycroft House, 901 Omahu Road, Hastings, third Monday at 7.15 pm, fourth Monday from 9.30 am. All welcome. Enquiries to Margaret 843 2272 or email genealo[email protected] Association of Blind Citizens: Meet every second Monday, 10am, once a month, Hastings RSA. Contact Margaret 8700 998. Morning tea. All welcome. Bay Chimers musical group: Lady of Lourdes Church lounge, Mondays 10am11.30am. All you need is a love of music and a sense of humour to play the chimes. New members encouraged. Info phone Peter Price 878 2560.
Heretaunga Women’s Centre, Free Migrant Women’s Support Group: 10-11.30am, during school term. Learn English, enjoy conversation and share experiences. Phone 878 5401.
Single Mums Coffee Group: Register your interest by phoning Heretaunga Women’s Centre 878 5401.
Heart meditation: 7-8pm entry by donation, Havelock North, ph Julia Godfree 877 6252. Hawke’s Bay Live Poets’ Society: second Monday of each month, except January and November. Hastings Community Arts Centre, Russell St. Doors open: 7pm. Poetry starts: 7.30pm. $5 entry, includes supper. Info: 877-8409 or Creative Hastings (878-9447).
Wild Goose Qigong: Move, meditate, take charge of your health, 5.45pm, Havelock North, ph 835 6418.
Hawke’s Bay Homebirth Support Group: Last Monday of month, 10am. Details on the lending library, clothing exchange and venue, ph Rachel 845 2660. Childbirth Education with Parents Centre: Seven week course, covering birth and beyond, ph 835 3743 to leave msg.
Village Rebus - Every second Monday of the month at Havelock North Club, 4 Campbell Street, Havelock North. Plenty parking. Morning tea, guest speakers. Phone president 877 4677 or secretary 873 8433 Low cost counselling- Monday to Friday first session free then $5-$50 at the Heretaunga Women’s Centre. Phone 878 5401
Single Mums Coffee Group
Please register your interest by phoning the Heretaunga Women’s Centre. Phone 878 5401.
New Zealand Deerstalkers Napier Branch Meeting
General meeting last Monday of the month. Visitors, new members and juniors welcome. 7.30pm at our club rooms 29 Thorn Place Onekawa
For more information contact Heath Faulknor on 8430750.
New Zealand Deerstalkers Junior Napier Branch Meeting
Junior meeting first Monday of the month. Visitors, new members and juniors welcome. 7.30pm at our club rooms 29 Thorn Place Onekawa
Visually imparied bowls Heretaunga Bowls Club, Victoria St, February to October, 10am, coaching and fun, all welcome, contact Grant 878 4778.
Hastings Rebus (formally Probus ) meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 9.30 at the Bridge Club room, Railway Road. We are a mixed club and have interesting speakers as well as trips away. Phone Leon 0211328748 or Pauline 0211390836. Do join us for friendship and fellowship.
Coffin Club(also every second Saturday), 707 Sylvan Rd, 9am-12 noon.
St Matthew’s Craft Group: 9.30-11.30am. Come and learn a new skill and make new friends. For more information phone Jean 873 4480.
027 9450 848.
Visually impaired and blind bowls: 10am, Hastings RSA. Coaching. All welcome. Contact Grant 8784 778.
Brain Injury Association HB
Family Support and Education Group. First Tuesday of month, 10am, Headway House. Learn coping strategies and support. Also Brain Injury (HB) and Age Concern Hastings are running games of Boccia 10.30am – 11.30am at Age Concern Hastings Hall (across from New World). For further information call 878 6875. Enquiries phone 878 6875, or email liai[email protected]injuryhb.co.nz.
Heretaunga Women’s Centre Acrylics Painting Class: 10am-12.30pm. Facilitator: Robyn Walt, Bachelor of Fine Arts. Cost: Koha/Donation. Bookings essential. Phone 878 5401.