Napier Courier - - Community Notices -


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: Vol­un­teer­ing Hawke’s Bay: For all your vol­un­teer­ing re­quire­ments. Vol­un­teer now by join­ing www.vol­un­teer­ 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 – 4pm, Satur­day – 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 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: 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]­ 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 play­cen­ 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: or 835-5537. Napier Bridge Club: Mon­days, 1.30pm and 7.15pm; Tues­days, 7.15pm; Thurs­days, 7.30pm. Info: An­nette Ha­gan, 835-5179 or napier­

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]­in­ or visit brain­in­

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 big­broth­ers­big­sis­

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]­

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 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]­ 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 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]­on­

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 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.taradalero­

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 par­ents­cen­ 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

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 face­

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]­in­ or brain­in­

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]­ 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]­in­ or visit brain­in­

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: de­co­di­

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]­nam­

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 play­cen­

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]­in­

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.word­ 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]­

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 napiertech­

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).

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