Zonta Club of Hawke’s Bay: Women’s group focusing on advancing the status of women and girls through service and advocacy. Meets fourth Thursday of month, 5.30pm, at Golflands, Mangateretere. Info: hawkes[email protected] or 021 255 5181.
Napier Garden Club: Meets first Thursday of every month, 7.30pm, in the Tamatea Community Church at the Tamatea end of York Ave. Casuals are $3 per night. Info: Gaynor Comley, 843-4108.
Napier Air Training Corps: Every Thursday, Army Hall, Coote Rd. Taking new entrants aged 13-16 during the first school term. Info: 834-1389 and leave a message or facebook.com/ 13Squadron
Hawke’s Bay Community Law Centre Free Legal Clinic: Every Thursday, 9am-2.30pm, Community Link Office, Vautier Lane. For appointment: 878-4868. Yoga for Health: Evening classes in Taradale. Tuesday evening classes also available. Info: Janette, 845-3053 or [email protected] Hawke’s Bay Community Choir: Sing for joy in a nonauditioned 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.
Brain Injury Association HBActivity Day, 9.30am2.30pm, Headway House, 605 Willowpark Rd South, Hastings. Info: 878-6875, coordina[email protected]injuryhb.co.nz or braininjuryhb.co.nz International Dancing. 10am-noon, Community Hall, Clive. Info: Glenys, 021 1883 118.
Kidz Need Dadz: Weekly support meeting, 7.30-9pm, Bay Baptist Church hall, 79 Gloucester St. All welcome, gold coin donation at door. Info: Shayne Jeffares, hawkes[email protected]dadz.org.nz or 022 812 6144. Bay Railway Modellers Inc: Meets each Thursday, 7.30-9.30pm at Faraday St clubrooms. For those interested in model railways, either new to hobby or experienced. Info: Phil, 844-0252 or pjcrom[email protected] Essential Oils Workshop: Every Thursday, 7pm, Onehunga Rd, Bay View. Free. Info: Lisa, 022 617 4705.
Brain Injury Association HB: Swimming group, 9.30-10.30am. Transport provided. Info: 878-6875, coordina[email protected]injuryhb.co.nz or visit braininjuryhb.co.nz Hawke’s Bay Magicians Club: Junior section: first Friday of month, 6pm. Info: Gareth, 875-8141. Seniors: third Friday of month, 7pm. Info: Deryck, 842-0084. Homebirth Hawke’s Bay: Monthly meetings. Info: Jessica, 021 188 3204. Lesbian Gathering: Support development of a lesbian community in Hawke’s Bay. Info: decodivas.co.nz Cribbage: 1pm, Omaranui Bowling Club pavilion. Info: 844-3102.
Earth Gardens Charitable Trust (Disability Vocational Training Service): Garage sale every Friday, 9am-2pm, 57 Sandy Rd, Meeanee, next to the Speedway. Donations gratefully received. Drop in or, for pickup, phone 834-4010.
New Parents’ Group: 9.30-11.30am. Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Info: 870-5009.
Vocal Toning Circle - Healing Frequencies: Free weekly gathering to co-create healing sounds and tones, 7-8pm, Taradale. Info: Lily, 650-4048.
Napier Craft Group: Meets Fridays, 10.30am12.30pm. Trinity Methodist Church, Clive Square. Basic craft project supplied each week or bring your own. Gold coin koha to cover costs. Info: Lynne 027 361 9562.
Overeaters Anonymous: Is eating food or gaining weight a problem? An OA group meets each Saturday, 11am, in the lounge on the right side of Trinity Methodist Church, Clive Square East. Donation only. Info: 027 812 1062
Royal New Zealand Naval Association Hawke’s Bay: 4pm, last Saturday of month, Napier RSA. Info: Tony Fraser, 878-0064. Chinese Badminton Club: Every Saturday, 8-10pm. Meeanee Indoor Sports Centre, cnr Meeanee Rd and Gavin Black St. Adults: $6; members: $5. Everyone welcome. Info: Kee, 843-0990 or 022 093 5115.
Justice of the Peace: Available at Taradale Library, 10am-noon.
Nelson Park Tennis Club: New members welcome. Free junior and senior coaching, Saturday senior club days and much more. Located on Morris St. Info: [email protected] Hawke's Bay Model Boat Club: noon-4pm. Power boats (weather permitting). Anderson Park Lake.
Napier Toy Library & Bouncy Castle: Wednesdays, 9am-5pm, Saturdays 9am12.30pm. Westshore School, Alfred St gates. Info: napiertoyli[email protected] or 021 026 06426.
Hawke’s Bay Community Orchestra: Every Saturday during the school term, 9:30am, St Peter’s Church, 1202 Ada St, Hastings. Info: hbcommunityorches[email protected], Charlotte (027 677 8118) or Mae (021 210 6521). Napier Caledonian Society Ingleside: Second Saturday of every month, 7.30pm, Napier Baptist Church hall, Riverbend Rd, Onekawa. Info: Colleen, 843-4187.
Meditation group: Secular meditation group for people who already meditate. Second and fourth Sunday of month, 5.30pm, Phuntsok Choeling Buddhist Centre, 10 Herschell St. Info: Jill, 021 215 6929.
Hawke’s Bay Iris Group: For everyone who enjoys irises. Info: Linda, 845-1600.
Hawke’s Bay Rationalists and Humanists: First Sunday of every month, 7pm, Duart House, Havelock North. Info: John Timpson, 877-6678.
Old Customhouse Museum: Customs Quay, Ahuriri. Summer hours: open every Sunday 11am-4pm. Free entry. Info: customhouse[email protected]
Anderson Park Railway: Operated by Hawke’s Bay Model Engineering Society. Every Sunday, noon-4pm, weather permitting. Rides: $2, or 6-trip transferable concession tickets for $10.
Spiritual healing: For those in need. Koha (donation) to Napier South Spiritual Church. Info: Bev Bailey, 843-7862.
Hawke's Bay Model Boat Club: noon-4pm. Sail and scale boats (weather permitting). Anderson Park Lake.
Young Active Rotary Associates: Meet first Sunday of the month, 4-5:30pm. Sponsored by Ahuriri Sunrise Rotary Club, for busy people (25-45ish) who want to do a little community service and make new friends.Info: Eileen, 844-6333.
Napier City Country Music Club: Second and fourth Sundays of the month, Taradale Club, Wharerangi Rd, 1-4pm, $2 members, $3 nonmembers. Everyone welcome to sing or play a musical instrument. Info: Lynsey, 843-4050. Bromeliad Interest Group: Fourth Sunday of the month, 2pm, except in the winter. Plant sales, discussion and growing tips, afternoon tea. Info: Linda (877-5085) or Julie (651-1174). Pickleball: A fun game for all fitness and skill levels, easy to learn, free tuition and gear. Every Sunday: 8.45-11.45am, Meannee Badminton Hall. $5 donation for hall hire. Info: Pickleball Hawkes Bay on Facebook.
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]
Napier Arts Club: Companionship while you paint. For beginner and experienced artists. Club rooms available year-round. Frequent workshops and a library available for members’ use in every medium. 122 Vigor Brown St. Info: Doreen, 844-3606.
Ahuriri Rotary Club: Recently moved to Napier and looking for fellowship, to work with others and help in our community? Come along to Westshore Beach Inn, Mondays, 5.30-7.30 to find out more. For further information, please contact Lynne Anderson, phone 06 844 0962 or Judith Buckeridge, 844-6886 or 027 446 8170. Napier Rotary Club: 12.10pm for fellowship, 12.30pm for meeting/lunch, Napier Breakers, 189 Tennyson St. Info: Lynne, 834-3533 or [email protected]namics3.co.nz
Cantare Choir: 5.30pm, four-part a cappella harmony singing fun. Room A113, EIT. Info: Joe, 874-7760.
Hawke’s Bay Organ and Piano Club: Meets second Monday of each month, 1.30pm, Tamatea Community Church, 1 York Ave. Info: Ron, 845-2530.
Childbirth Education: Parents’ Centre, sixweek course, birth and beyond. Info: 8353743 or hawkesbayantena[email protected] Playcentre Sessions: Hawke’s Bay-wide. Info: 878-5908 or playcentre.org.nz
Napier Pipe Band: Practice, 6.30-8.30pm. Learn to play drums or pipes. Nelson Park clubrooms. Info: Alan, drums (022 341 9605) or Kerry, pipes (021 107 6428).
St Augustine’s Scout Group: Keas, 5-7 years, Tuesday, 5.30-6.30pm; Cubs, 7-10 years, Wednesday, 6-7.30pm; Scouts, 10-14 years, Monday, 6.30-8.30pm. Latham St. Info: Alison Knauf, 843-8882.
Sounds of Hawke’s Bay Chorus: 7.15pm every Monday, Clive School Hall, School Rd. Info: Michelle Gregory (843-8438) or Nancy Jensen (021 720 370).
Scottish Country Dancing: 7.30-10pm, St Patrick’s School Hall, cnr Kennedy and Riverbend Rds. Info: Allan or Helen, 845-0438. Napier Stamp Club: First Monday of month, 7.30pm, Coastguard Building, Westshore. Info: John, 836-6196.
Hawke’s Bay Orchid Society: First Monday of month, Rotary Lounge, Taradale Town Hall, 7.15pm. Info: Lesley Haren, 845-2919. ME/CFS Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: Third Monday of each month, 10am. For support and management of this condition. Info: Liz, 844-4645, ph/text 027 224 9525, or email al[email protected]
Chinese Table Tennis Club: 8.30pmmidnight. Te Ara Hou Maori School, 22 Wycliffe St, Onekawa. Adults: $5; members: $4. Everyone welcome. Info: Kee, 843-0990, 022 093 5115.
Multiple Sclerosis Hawke’s Bay: Meets every fortnight, 9.30am-2pm. St Thomas More Parish Church Hall, 92 Wycliffe St. Small cost involved. Info: Robyn, 843-3000.
Deco Bay Brass: Rehearsals, 7.30pm, 109 Orchard Rd, Hastings. Experienced and beginner brass and percussion players welcome. Info: Raewyn Godwin (027 816 2503) or Todd Donaldson (027 270 4892), decobay[email protected] or decobaybrass.com
Drop-In Centre: For those who are lonely and would like company, need prayers for themselves or loved ones, or to relax over a cuppa and goodies. Mondays and Tuesdays, 10am-noon, Enid Lemmon Lounge, All Saints’ Church, cnr Church and Puketapu Rds, Taradale.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Open meeting. 7.30-8.30pm, Dalton House, Vautier St. Info: Ali, 844-1801.
Inner Wheel Club of Western Napier: Second Monday of month, Napier RSA’S Norfolk Room, 11.45am for lunch with speaker and sales table. Info: Carol (835-8237) or Yvonne (844-6539).
Phoenix Ladies Group: Third Monday of month, 2pm, Heavey Hall, 92 Wycliffe St, Onekawa. Speakers, afternoon tea, raffles and entertainment. Info: Jan, 843-5755.
Napier Herb Society: Meets first Monday of the month, 7.30pm, Greenmeadows Community Centre, Tait Dr. All welcome, beginners to enthusiasts. Free first session, casuals $3. Info: Ella, 021 029 42565, or email Marion, mazstute[email protected]
Mah Jong: Every Monday, 1.30pm, Bowls Napier, Herrick St, Marewa. Beginners welcome. $1 per week. Info: Vera (843-5775) or Jan (844-4292).
Pirimai Indoor Bowling Club: Every Monday, 7.30pm, Napier Indoor Bowls Hall, Wakefield St, Onekawa. Bowls provided. Free coaching. Info: Bruce (280-8173) or Stephen (844-8978).
Brain Injury Association HB: Family support and education group. First Tuesday of month, 10am, Headway House. Learn coping strategies and support. Info: 878-6875, or email liai[email protected]injuryhb.co.nz
Napier Gospel Choir: 7-9pm, Napier Baptist Church Hall, 36 Riverbend Rd, Marewa. No auditions, no religious affiliations. Great songs, great company. $10, includes supper. Info: Ross 021 810 223.
Hawke’s Bay Photographic Society: 7pm, last Tuesday of month. Napier Arts Club rooms, 122 Vigor Brown St. Info: hbphotographic.wordpress.com or hbphoto[email protected]
Hawke’s Bay After Suicide Support Group:Offering support to those affected by suicide. Sessions run throughout the year. Each series will run for six Tuesdays from 5.30-7pm. Info and registration: Warren (027 286 4071) or Sandra (027 684 3033).
Heart to Heart Parent Infant Classes and Toddler Playgroup: Promoting peaceful and respectful parenting. Classes and playgroup run termly on Tuesdays at Farndon Park Hall, Clive. Info: 870-0008 or hbheartto[email protected]hoo.co.nz
Otatara Combined Friendship Club: For retired and semi-retired men and women. Meets second Tuesday of each month. Visitors welcome. Info: Noel, 845-9788.
Taradale Women’s Institute: Meets second Tuesday of the month, 1.45pm, Mission View Retirement Village, 190 Avondale Rd, Greenmeadows. New members welcome. Info: Mary Young, 844-2699.
Exercise and Support Group: Henry Charles Hall, Henry Charles Tce, 10am. Exercise to music for one hour, followed by a cup of tea/ coffee. Cost $5. Raffle: 50 cents. Info: Sue, 844-6914.
Cribbage: Names in by 7.15pm. Play from 7.30-9.30pm. Taradale RSA, Gloucester St. Info: Jocelyn, 842-1298.
St Patrick’s Indoor Bowls Club: 7.30pm, Napier Indoor Bowls hall, Wakefield St, Onekawa. New members welcome. Free coaching. Info: Barry, 844-9423.
Westshore Port Ahuriri Womens’ Institute: Meets first Tuesday of month, 1.30pm, Arthur Richards Retirement Home hall, Lancaster St, Tamatea. Info: Lorraine, 845-4475.
Napier Spirit Lions Club: Are you communityminded? Ladies of all age groups welcome. Meetings first and third Tuesday. Info: Glenys, 844-1235 or Kath, 843-9080.
Napier Weaving Club: 10am-3pm. Also Wednesday evenings, 7pm. Club rooms, Latham St. Weaving, spinning, felting, knitting. Info: Glenis, 835-4104.
Drop-in Centre: 10am-noon, Mondays and Tuesdays. All Saints Anglican Church, Church Rd, Taradale.
Social Entertainers: 7pm, fourth Tuesday of month. Taradale RSA. Info: 845-2530 or email [email protected]
Meeanee Indoor Bowling: 7.15pm, Meeanee Hall. Info: Pauline (844-7450) or Bob (844-7949).
Napier Tech Memorial Band: 7-9pm, band rooms,Whitmore Park, Marewa. Experienced and beginner brass, woodwind, percussion and string players welcome. Info: Paul, 027 669 0667, or napiertechband.org