Bowls Taradale is situated behind the Taradale Club in Wharerangi Road, Greenmeadows. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday afternoons (weather permitting) social outdoor bowls is played, starting at 1pm. No experience is needed. Bowls and coaching is provided. Contact Rob on 845 1380 or Darryl on 844 9310 Citizens Advice Bureau Napier For free confidential information and advice on any subject. MonFri, 9am-4pm; Saturday, 9am11am, no appointment necessary. Also have a one on one support service to help you apply online to immigration. One hour appointments available. Free Justice of the Peace service, Monday-Wednesday, 10am12noon;m Thursday-Friday, 1pm3pm. Saturday Lawyer clinic 9.30am-10.30am no appointment necessary. Phone 06 835 9664, 126 Hastings Street, Napier South. Email: [email protected] Website: www.cab.org.nz. 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. Peoples Advocacy Society: Free service available to anyone seeking advice and assistance in dealing with WINZ, IRD and the general field of welfare. Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am-1.30pm. Info: 834-0206 or [email protected] BikeNZ Intro to Road & Everyday Cycling: Free cycle skills training for adults. Bookings essential. Info: Vicki Butterworth, BikeNZ, 845-9336 x 722 or email vicki.butter[email protected] St. Andrew’s Op Shop: 110 Charles St, Westshore. Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am-3pm. Great
selection of clothes, linen, books, jigsaw puzzles, shoes and lots more. Info: 835-0116.
St Augustine’s Op Shop: Cnr Riverbend Rd and Latham St. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8.30am12.30pm.
Two Fold Op Shop: St Columba Church, Taradale. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. 10am4pm. Wheelchair access.
Napier & Hawke’s Bay SPCA Fetch Op Shop: 256 Emerson St. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm, Saturday, 9am-1pm. Assortment of items, including clothes, books, kitchenware and knickknacks. Knox Op Shop: Hardinge Rd, Ahuriri. Open Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30am-3.30pm. Clothing, shoes, books, kitchenware, linen, etc.
Napier Red Cross Shop: 128 Dalton St. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday, 10am-3pm. Napier Red Cross Shop: 35 Cadbury Road, Onekawa, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm, Preloved clothing, shoes, linen, kitchenware, toys, etc.
Age Concern: 98 Taradale Rd, Monday-Friday, 8am-3pm. Fun, social activities for seniors: luncheons, morning teas, Sit’n Be Fit, tai chi, BYO craft, shopping trips and outings. Info: 842-1346. Age Concern Family Shoppe: 98 Taradale Rd, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-3.30pm. Clothing, bric-abrac, etc. Donations kindly received. No electrical, please. Salvation Army Family Stores: 120 Carlyle St, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday, 9am-3pm; 96 Gloucester St, Greenmeadows, Monday-Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm, Sat 9.30am-12.30pm; 273 Gloucester St, Taradale. MondayFriday, 9am-4.30pm, Saturday, 9am-3pm. To arrange pickup: 835-7140, Monday-Friday, 9am5pm.
Free Advice: Citizens Advice Bureau Napier for free confidential information and advice on any subject. Mon- Fri 9.am – 4pm, Saturday 9.am – 11.am no appointment necessary. We also have a one on one support service to help you apply online to immigration just call for a one hour appointment. FREE Justice of the Peace service Mon-Wed 10am12.pm Thurs-Fri 1pm-3pm . Saturday Lawyer clinic 9.30am – 10.30am no appointment necessary. Tel: 06 835 9664, 126 Hastings Street, Napier South. Email: [email protected] Website: www.cab.org.nz. Plunket Practical Parenting Nest (formally Plunket Karitane Family Centre): - Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. WednesdayFriday, 8.30am-4.30pm. Crawlers: Thursday, 10am-noon. New Parents: Friday, 9.30-11.30am. Info: 870-5009.
Plunket Kids2Kids op shop: located in Plunket Hub building, 62 Flanders Ave, Onekawa. Goodquality secondhand kids’ clothes (0-12yr). Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am1pm. Info: 870-5010 or har[email protected]ket.org.nz SPACE sessions: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday. Discussions on child development and relevant parenting topics, music and movement, play and socialising. Info: Nic, 876-8448 or [email protected]
Meeanee Playgroup: Preschoolers to learn through play. $2 per family. Info: 844-4297. Playcentre Sessions: Info: Pip, 878-5908, or playcentre.org.nz Faraday Centre: Technology Museum, open Mon, Wed, Fri, 9am-1pm; Sat, 9-11.30am. Info: 844-7468.
Legacy Family Tree: Tuition and help available through meetings, phone and email. Info: Diane, 877-3141.”
Meeanee Badminton Club: Seniors: Monday: 7.30-9.30pm; Wednesday: 9-11.30am; Thursday: 7.30-10pm; Juniors: Thursday: 5.30-7pm. Info: Vaughan or Kate, 870-7307. Napier City Petanque Club: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday, 1pm. Nelson Park (off Kennedy Rd). Beginners welcome. Free practice boules. Full facilities available. Info: Pam Fuller, 835-9751. SeniorNet Napier: Offering the opportunity for older adults (50+) to enter the world of computers in a relaxed and enjoyable way among a similar age group. Friendly, small classes (five students) in weekly two-hour lessons covering many aspects of computing. For membership and course applications: 844-2601.
Epilepsy Hawke’s Bay: Free confidential information, support and advocacy. Napier Community Hub, 62 Raffles St. Info: epilepsy.org.nz or 835-5537. Napier Bridge Club: Mondays, 1.30pm and 7.15pm; Tuesdays, 7.15pm; Thursdays, 7.30pm. Info: Annette Hagan, 835-5179 or napierbridge.org.nz
3-1-2: Exercise method for people with chronic heart condition. Acuclinic, 33 Coventry Ave, Tamatea. Gold coin donation. Info: 844-4858 or 021 188 0579.
Taradale RSA: Holds a $14 lunch for members, $18 non-members each pension day. Lunch from noon. All welcome, bookings advised. Info: 844-4808
Hawke’s Bay Embroidery Groups: Info: Alison, 844-4992. Brain Injury Association HB: Liaison service, advocacy, education, support and lifestyle programmes for people with brain injuries, their whanau and carers. Info: 878-6875, emergency contact 027 536 6345, email liai[email protected]injuryhb.co.nz or visit braininjuryhb.co.nz
Gamblers Anonymous: Is your gambling becoming a problem? We are starting a Gamblers Anonymous group for Hawke’s Bay. All welcome. Info: phone or text 021 432 572.
Epilepsy Hawke’s Bay: Information and support available for those living with epilepsy, their families and communities. Info: Jenny, 835-5537 or 027 308 8971. Hawke’s Bay Families of Deaf Children: Run by families of deaf children, this group provides opportunities for deaf and hard-ofhearing children and their families. Info: [email protected], 027 242 3323 or Facebook.
Big Brothers Big Sister of Hawke’s Bay: Needs male or female mentors aged between 18-80, to spend one hour a week with a child who needs a friend. Info: Patricia Small, 022 581 2965, patri[email protected] or bigbrothersbigsisters.org.nz
Get Smart Fast: Year 2-Year 11 tutoring in maths, English and science. Bookings essential. Info: Sharon, text 022 165 9702.
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 or Glennis phone 8366339.
Bay Autism Support Group: For information contact Sharron on 0211648406 or email bayautismsup[email protected] Run Walk, Napier every Wednesday, 6pm. Winter meet at Hawke’s Bay Lawn Tennis Club, Higgins St, Marewa and summer (daylight savings)meet at Napier City Rovers Clubrooms, Park Island. A friendly, non competitive club catering for all. Opportunity to socialise after with a drink. For more information email gandphul[email protected] or [email protected]walkhb.org.nz
Hawke’s Bay Comedy Open Mic Night first Wednesday of every month, 8pm, Paisley Stage, 17 Carlyle St, info on Facebook: me/hawkesbaycomedy. Providing budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff. Come and give standup comedy a go or enjoy being entertained.
Spiritual Development: Discussion group, noon-1pm. Info: Jo, 021 261 1457. Parkinson’s Hawke’s Bay Exercise Classes: 10.30-11.30am, St Mary’s Parish Centre, Osier Rd. Essential exercise for those living with Parkinson’s. Qualified instructor. Members: $2 per class. Nonmembers: $5 per class. Info: 844-9135. Friends of Napier Library: Are you concerned about the future of your library? Join us to ensure a great library, all library members welcome. We meet 5.15pm, 3rd Wednesday each month. Info: Susan 835 4363.
Napier Spinning Club: Second and fourth Wednesday each month. Spinning and associated wool craft welcome. 9.30am -noon. Info: Beryl, 843-7682.
Circle Dancing: St Francis Church, Beach Rd, Haumoana, first Wednesday of month, 7.30-9pm. Gold coin entry. Info: 835-2122. HB Amateur Winemakers and Brewers Club: Information, free wine and beer tastings, third Wednesday of month, Deaf Clubrooms, Lee Rd, Taradale. Info: 876-0312 or visit wine-and-beer-hb.org.nz Probus Club of Ahuriri: Fourth Wednesday of the month. Fellowship and friendship for retired professional and businessmen. Westshore School Hall, 9.45am for morning tea. Info: David (845-4888) or Arthur (843-2378). Friendship Club of Taradale: A men’s club which meets the second Wednesday each month, 9.30am at the Taradale Club, for friendship, fun and fellowship. Info: Eric, 844-2712
Tamatea Floral Art Group: First Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm, Tamatea Community Church, York Ave. No experience necessary, just enthusiasm to meet new people and enjoy all things floral. Info: Sue, 844-4122.
City of Napier Army Cadets: Parade night every Wednesday, except during school holidays. Recruiting nights January, February and second and third terms. Headquarters: Coote Rd, ex Army Drill Hall. Info: Lt Harley Benton, 027 367 7007 or harley.ben[email protected]forces.org.nz Bridge: Learn to play at the Napier Bridge Clubrooms, Whitmore Park, Marewa. 7-9pm. Starts May 8. Info: Jane O'Brien, 833-6118 or napier[email protected] Napier Weaving Club: From 7pm. Also Tuesdays, 10am-3pm. Club rooms, Latham St. Weaving, spinning, felting, knitting. Info: Glenis, 835-4104.
Plunket Single Parent Support Group: 1-2.30pm, Plunket Hub building, 62 Flanders Ave, Onekawa. Info: 870-5009. Napier Toy Library & Bouncy Castle: Wednesdays, 9am-5pm (Saturdays, 9am12.30pm), Westshore School, Alfred St. Info: napiertoyli[email protected] or 021 026 06426.
Read ’n Chat: first Wednesday of every month, 10.30-11.30am, Napier Library. Taradale Table Tennis Club: Wednesdays, April-September, 7.30pm. Bowls Omarunui Club Rooms, Lee Rd, Taradale. Five tables. Info: Mark (845-2206) or Eric (844-2712). Hawke’s Bay Modellers Club: first Wednesday of the month. Beginners welcome. Info: Alex Smith, 027 230 7725 or lighten[email protected] Napier Host Lions: First and third Wednesday of the month, 5.30pm, Napier RSA. Meet new friends and help your community. Mixed club. Info: Wendy, 836-5331.
Hawke’s Bay Amateur Winemakers & Brewers Club: Third Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm, 22 Lee Rd, Taradale. Learn how to make wine, beer and liqueurs. Info: Brian, 876-0313 or wine-and-beer-hb.org.nz 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.
Bay View Bowling Club: 1pm, Onehunga Rd, Bay View. Free coaching. Info: Garry or Lynne Ravenwood, 843-1054.
Gamblers Anonymous: Is your gambling becoming a problem? 7pm, Greenmeadows Community Hall, Tait Drive. Info: 021 432 572.
Hip Hop Dance Classes: Bright Futures home-based care and learning is offering free hip hop dance classes for all children under 5 every Wednesday from 10.30-11am. No need to register, just turn up at the church building on corner of Morris Spence Ave and Wycliffe St, Onekawa. Acapella Fellas: Male barbershop group. Meets Wednesdays, 7-9pm, Balmoral Retirement Village Hall, Balmoral St. Info: Roy, 844-2544.
Hip Hop For Under-5s: Free lessons. 10:30-11am, Napier Family Centre. Info: 843-7280.
Sands Hawke’s Bay: Pregnancy, baby and infant loss support. Meets first Wednesday of the month, 7.30-9.30pm, Deco City Motor Lodge, Conference Room, 308 Kennedy Rd. Info: Kerry Debenham (markandkerry.deben[email protected]) or Deborah Biggs ([email protected]). Taradale Lions Club: Dinner meeting, second Wednesday of the month, 6pm, Taradale RSA. Supper meeting, fourth Wednesday of the month, 6.45pm, Taradale RSA. Info: Carla, 845-1323 or [email protected]onsclubs.org.nz
Shake Rattle & Roll: A music and dance group for adults with intellectual disabilities . Each Wednesday, 10-11.15am. Napier Baptist Church, 36 Riverbend Rd, Maraenui.
Essential Oils Workshop: Every Wednesday, 7pm. Free. Info: Lisa at Oily Vibes, 022 617 4705 or [email protected]
Hawke's Bay Aquarium Society: For those interested in fish-keeping of all types. Meets third Wednesday of each month at the National Aquarium. Info: secre[email protected] or hbas.org.nz Meeanee Wednesday Badminton Club: 9-11.30am every Wednesday. Meeanee Indoor Sports Centre, Gavin Black St. New members welcome.
Kids Dance Fit:3.30 - 4.15 at Army Hall, Centenial Gardens Coote Rd $5 for children 6-10. Dancing for fitness and for fun. Napier Girls’ High School Old Girls Association: Meets third Thursday of each month. All exNapier Girls’ High School students welcome. Info: 844-5900.
Napier Al-Anon Family Group: To help families of alcoholics. 7.30pm. Trinity Methodist Church, Clive Square East. Info: 845-4720.
Taradale Rotary Club: 5.30-7.30pm in the Rotary Lounge, Taradale Town Hall, for meeting and meal. Info: www.taradalerotary.co.nz
Scrabble: Every Thursday, 1.30-3.30pm. Info: 845-1685.
Hawke's Bay Parents Centre Childbirth Education courses: Havelock North and Napier. Learn about the practical elements of pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and caring for your newborn. Info: 835-3743 or hawkesbayantena[email protected] Visit parentscentre.org.nz/hawkes-bay. Crawlers Group: 10am, Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Info: 870-5009. Post-Natal Depression Group: 1-2.30pm, as required. Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Info: 870-5009.
Scouts: Greendale/Tamatea Scout Group, boys and girls aged 5.5-18.5. Info: Gavin Menzies, 845-1621, or scouts.org.nz
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, 9am2.30pm, 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 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. Brain Injury Association HBActivity Day, 9.30am-2.30pm, 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 of furniture/clothes/crockery, etc. 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 cocreate healing sounds and tones, 7-8pm, Taradale. Info: Lily, 650-4048.
Napier Craft Group: Meets Fridays, 10.30am-12.30pm. 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]
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
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 community-minded? 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]
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
Rock'n'Roll Club: Napier RSA. Every Tuesday, 7-9pm. Free tuition. Info: Glenda, 021 039 8423.
Taradale Community Play Group: 9.15-11.30am, All Saints Church Hall, cnr Church and Puketapu Rds. Info: Vicki, 845-4499.
Hawke's Bay Video Enthusiasts Club: Second Tuesday of month, 7.30pm, EIT, Room 111. Info: Mark, 877-6481.
Napier Pottery Club: 9.30am-noon. Pottery sales at the clubrooms, Whitmore Park, Nuffield Ave entrance. Info: 844-0655 or 835-9592. Greenmeadows Machine Knitting Club: Every second and fourth Tuesday, 9.30-11.30am (except December and January), Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Tait Dr. Info: Eileen, 835-8466.
Taradale School Indoor Bowls Club: 7.30pm. School hall, Church Rd. New members welcome. Info: Jocelyn, 844-7294.
Hawke's Bay Embroidery Group: Group meetings, beginners welcome. Info: Alison, 844-4992.
Napier Kiwanis Club: Meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Napier RSA for dinner at 6.30pm. Info: Clinton Green, 843-8661.
Japanese Made Easy: Free lessons for beginners and beyond, hosted by Hawke’s Bay Japan Society. 7-9pm, EIT, Room M102. Learn or practise your Japanese language skills. Japanese nationals can learn English. Info: Chieko, 844-1665.
Gold Card Lunch & Dance: Second Tuesday of the month, lunch from noon, music 12.30-2.30pm, Taradale Club, Wharerangi Rd, Greenmeadows. Members and affiliated members and guests welcome. Info: 844-3088. Napier City Petanque Club: Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday, 1pm. Nelson Park off Jull Rd. Info: Pam, 835-9751.
Menzshed Napier: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9am-1pm, 125 Latham St. For semiretired and retired men to gather and work on projects. Info: Mike (843-6977) or Brian (842-1179).
Live Poetry Open Mic: first Tuesday of every month, 6-7.30pm, CAN, 16 Byron St. Info: 021 027 98395.
E Bike Social Riders Hawke's Bay: 10am, Pettigrew-Green Arena. Join like-minded E bike riders for rides revolving around coffee stops at a pace and distance to suit the group. Info: Facebook, Peter Shea (021 217 3456) or Charlie Davey (027 289 8717).