Hauraki Herald



Turua Hall Market Day: Third Sunday of every month, Hauraki

Rd, Turua. 9am – 1pm. Lots of stalls and tea, coffee and home baking. Come and support your local community.

Elevensesw­ith Lisa Lorrell: A musically delicious morning of great entertainm­ent, followed by ‘‘Elevenses’’ – a specialtym­orning tea, every first Thursday of the month. Anne 09 232 6588, Lisa 021 541 511. Thames Union Parish, Pahau St, Thames.

Thames Heritage Network: Meets once amonth on a Tuesday to discuss heritage matters. For informatio­n email Margaret at croppys@yahoo.co.nz or telephone 07 8681024. Different venue each month in the Thames-Coromandel. Coffee at Turua: Held at the Muddy Cafe (Turua Bakery/Cafe) on the firstWedne­sday of each month at 10.30am. All welcome, come and meet your neighbours and meet new friends perhaps. Phone Lyn on 0278675678.

La Leche League Breastfeed­ing Support: Waihi meetings on the third Friday of the month, morning tea supplied. Paeroa meetings on hold over winter., Waihi Birthing Centre, Toomey Street, Waihi CraftersMa­rket: Local crafters and artists of all types to show and sell held the second Saturday each month. Enquiries to 027 222 0700. St James Church Hall, Pahau St,


Waihi Beach Rockers: Meet every Wednesday night at theWaihi Beach RSA. Warmup with line dancing at 6:45pm then ongoing rock n roll lessons commence at 7pm. A great way tomeet new people. Newmembers welcome. Thames Bonanza Club: Meet the third Thursday of each month at the Richmond Villas Community Centre, at 10am. The group, of happy retirees, meet for pleasure and friendship. Newmembers welcome. Call 07 868 7790 or 868 3941.

Old Thames Girls Associatio­n: A group of women who meet monthly every third Thursday, 1.30pm, Saint James Hall.

TED Talks: An evening of 5 short films, new topic each month. Time for discussion­s and reflection­s too. Supper provided, entry by koha, 5pm last Sunday of each month, Thames Civic Centre, Mary St. Archery: TVDA’s archery club day on second Sunday of each month. A course of 3D targets set in bush, newmembers welcome. Gear available for hire. Txt 027 333 9309 for info. Thames Valley Deerstalke­rs, 101 Morrison Rd, Paeroa.

Kaiaua Markets: Last Sunday of the month, opposite the garage, 9am to 1pm. Call 027 489 7850. Bridge: Regular sessions this week, Monday 1pm, Tuesday 7pm, Thursday 1pm. All welcome.

Contact Carol at thamesbrid­geclub@gmail.com or 07 8688023, Thames Bridge Club, 401 Brown St.

Creative Unfolding Art Therapy Workshop: A safe space to gently step into your heart and connect with your intuitive, creative side, held by Rei Bennett. No experience necessary. Everybody welcome,

$15, bookings essential. www. charlenesc­ottartist.com/the-divinefemi­nine/., Hauraki House, Kapanga Road, Coromandel

Thames Small Gauge Railway: Train rides along Thames foreshore. Sundays, 10am-3pm. Hauraki Mineral Group: An informal group for those interested in minerals and rockhoundi­ng. Meets 1pm firstWedne­sday of the month at the Thames Community Centre, 609 Mackay St. For more details contact Rosemary Coppard 0211665468 or silcop@slingshot.co. nz

Thames Floral Art Club: If you love flowers and would like to learn to arrange them come along. Held thirdMonda­y of each month. Contact Pam Kenny 021 2013787. St James Church hall rooms, Pahau St. Tairua Market: The first Saturday of every month, you will find a collection of stalls and produce right by the harbour next to the one-lane bridge on the Tairua Main Road from 9am -1pm.

Coromandel Town Homegrown Community Market: Every Friday morning on Wharf Road beside the BNZ bank you will find an array of local, homegrown produce and crafts for sale.

Whangamata Sunday Market: Held in the heart of the Whangamata township in the council carpark on Port Rd from 9am – 1pm, selling goods from arts and crafts to produce. Coroglenma­rket: Every Sunday, 9am-1pm, Coroglen Hall.

Thames Heritage Network: Meets every month to discuss the promotion of heritage attraction­s and sites in Thames. To be included in the mailing list email croppys@yahoo.co.nz or come to a meeting, The Treasury, Queen St, Thames.

Thames Acoustic Music Group: Mandolin to country, uke to acappella, poetry to violin and acoustic guitars. Spontaneou­s singalongs & jamming adds to the fun. Meet third Sunday of every month. Lotus Realm, 714 Pollen St, Thames. Indoor bowls: Thursday. Fun friendly people. Morning tea provided. Bring your own lunch, 9:45am to 2pm. Turua Hall, Hauraki Rd.

Paeroa Writer’s Group: Meeting every first and thirdWedne­sday of month. All welcome to come along, see if this is the group for your writing talents. Phone Glenys on 07 862 6002. Meeting Room, Paeroa Library.

Patchwork Unlimited: Meets at the Turua Hall, Hauraki Rd on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month from 9.30am-2.30pm.

Newmembers welcome.

Thames Probus Club: Meets at Richmond Villas on the second Tuesday in the month for friendship, fellowship, and fun in retirement. All welcome. Phone 07 868 9081.82 Richmond St.

Thames Stitching Group: Every Thursday at St James Church lounge, 10am to 2pm. Cross stitch, knitting, embroidery, all welcome, bring your lunch.

Buddhist Meditation: Every Monday 7pm. All welcome. Followed by a cuppa and a talk. More details Siladeva 027 933 5335. Thames Buddhist Centre, upstairs of Thames Post Office Building. Badminton: Every Monday night, starting March 15 and finishing Mid October. All levels of adult players. Call Allan 021 521 885 for further informatio­n or just come along. Jack McLean Community Recreation Centre, Rolleston St, Thames.

Paeroa Carboot Market: First and third Saturday of each month, in the Paeroa Informatio­n Centre hub car park, 8am. Contact organisers Trev and Annie, 07 862 7833.

Valley Rockers: Thames Rock and Roll Club meets every Tuesday night from 7:30pm. new members welcome. valleyrock­ersthames@gmail.com., St James Church Hall, Pahau Street, Thames

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