Te Puke Times



Covid restrictio­ns

Some events and meetings may not be going ahead under Covid-19 restrictio­ns, please check with organisers.


BOP Orchid Society: Second Sunday of month, 1pm, Masonic Lodge, Oxford St, Te Puke. Ph Faye Diprose 573 9710

Te Puke-pa¯ pa¯ moa Floral Art : Monthly sessions working with flowers and foliage. Meet friendly members. New members welcome. Sally 021 142 9738.

Te Puke Garden Club: Third Thursday of month, will be at 1pm (instead of the usual 1.15pm), Bridge Club, Queen Street, Te Puke. Ph 573 5051

Pa¯ pa¯ moa Garden Circle: Meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 1pm in the Surfbreake­r Room , Pa¯ pa¯ moa Sport and Recreation Centre off Parton Rd. Visitors and new members welcome. Phone Marilyn 542 0762


Asthma Centre Clinic: Second Tuesday of month, Te Puke Community Health Centre. Ph Asthma Centre, 577-6738.

Cancer Society Support Group: Open to anyone living with, or caring for, someone with cancer. Meet 10am on the third Tuesday of each month. Te Puke Library boardroom. Ph 07 571 2035.

Te Puke Clinic Sexual Health Clinic: Open every Wednesday 9-12 and 1-3.30 pm. Please phone ahead to book a timeslot on 07 579 8157, but walk-ins accepted. Te Puke Community Health Centre, Commerce Lane (next to Giggles childcare). Free, confidenti­al service for sexual health checks, contracept­ion discussion, pregnancy options, Jadelle insertion and removals, IUD advice. Taoist Tai Chi: Introducti­on session Mondays 9am to 10am. Pioneer Room, Te Puke Memorial Hall. Just come on in or Ph 07 5737345.

Taichi Internal Arts: Beginners' classes Tues and Thurs 9.30am at Te Puke Memorial Hall. Casual class fee $6, Linda 027 948 6385.


Aotearoa Taekwondo: Tuesdays/ Thursdays, 5.15pm-6.45pm. Te Puke War Memorial Hall. First two classes free for new students.

Te Puke Harriers: Meet every Saturday, 2pm at Centenniel Park, Atuaroa Ave. Ph Selwyn 573 4432. Te Puke Smallbore Rifle Club: Monday, 7pm, Smallbore rifle range, cnr main Highway and Atuaroa Ave. Ph 573-4566.

Citizens RSA Indoor Bowls: Wednesday 7.30pm, Monday 1pm. Te Puke Junior Cricket Club: For Primary and Intermedia­te children. Have A Go Cricket and Saturday games. Ph Shane Dowling 573-4344 or Lyn Govenlock 573-7642.

Te Puke Swimming Club: Ages 3 and up. Ph Kathryn Pettigrew 027 4079 614. email kathrynpet­tigrew2@gmail.com

Te Puke Athletics: For ages 2 to 14, Wednesday 5.30 – 7pm, Litt Park. Ph Ethney 027 849 3225.

Te Puke Fun & Fit: Low-impact exercise, Monday and Thursday, 9.15am, Baptist Church Hall, Station Road, Te Puke. Ph Christine 572 5055.

Te Puke Gymsport: Gymnastics for all, Parkour and Competitiv­e classes, Pre-school up to Teenage/ adult. Ph 573 4572 or email office@tepukegyms­port.co.nz or go to www.tepukegyms­port.co.nz.

Te Puke Scottish Society Dance:

Saturday, August 20, 7pm-10.30pm, Memorial Hall, Jellicoe St, Te Puke. Great music, air conditione­d hall, light supper, great company, raffles. $7 entry. Contact Valerie 5737093. Women on Wheels Cycle Group: Monday 9am. Ph Maureen 027 514 0981 or Julie 027 533 3589.

50s Forward: Low-impact aerobics, Monday and Friday, 9am – 10am, Pa¯ pa¯ moa Sports and Recreation Centre. Ph Rita 542 1678. Karate classes: All ages Tuesday and Thursday, Pa¯ pa¯ moa. Ph

Joseph 0800 780 6180.

Tauranga MTB Club: Wednesday night mountain biking for women at Redwoods Rotorua. Beginners onward. Ph Chrissi or Marty 533 1182; Thursday night ride at Redwoods Rotorua. Ph Marty 533 1182.

Pa¯ pa¯ moa Table Tennis Club:

Pa¯ pa¯ moa College gym Saturdays 2pm to 4pm. All ages and abilities welcome. Ph John 021 0386025. Pukehina Indoor Bowls: Wednesday 7.15pm, Pukehina Beach Community Hall. Ph 533


Black Dragon Ju Jitsu: Tuesday 6.30 – 8pm, Fairhaven School. Ph 021 234 9921 or 027 303 1915.

Te Puke Bridge Club: 4 Queen Street. Monday and Friday afternoons at 1pm and Tuesday evenings 7pm. Function room for hire. Contact June Day Ph 573 9113 Te Puke Squash Club: Landscape Rd, Te Puke. President Shane Mulcahy phone 0273276048, Membership and booking enquiries ph Fiona on 0225734090. The club is open 24/7 for members to book courts. Casual court hire $20 for 45 minutes slot. www.facebook.com/ squashtepu­ke/

Housie Nights: Every second Tuesday of the month at the Te Puke Bowling Club from 6.30pm Ph 573 9709.

Te Puke Pony Club: Showground­s Rd, Te Puke. Fortnightl­y rallies from late August to May. Phone Jo 0211393492 or Sheryl 0276725777. Citizens RSA: Darts Club Wednesday 7.15pm.

Citizens RSA: Women's section, meet 3rd Monday of the month 1.30pm. Ph Alice 573 3396

Te Puke Senior Citizens Club: Lyceum Club Rooms, Bolivia Wed 1pm – 4pm. Friday, 500, cards, Rummy Kub 1pm – 3pm. All welcome. Ph Doreen 573 8867 or Brian 573 8465

Te Puke Bowling Club Bowling for all ages, loan bowls available, flat shoes to be worn. Friday rollups at 12.45pm. Ph Te Puke Club 573 9709.

Aotearoa Taekwondo: Tues/ Thurs, 5.15pm - 6.45pm. Te Puke War Memorial Hall. First two classes free for new students.


Maketu¯ Market: Third and fifth Sunday of month, set up from 7am – 12pm, Maketu¯ Village Reserve. Ph Maureen 021 267 1685.

Pa¯ pa¯ moa Lions Markets: Second and fourth Sunday, 7am – noon,

Gordon Spratt Reserve, Pa¯ pa¯ moa. Ph Adam 021 266 8922.


Handcraft House: Meets Mondays 1pm – 4pm inside Te Puke Baptist Church building. No cost, and a cuppa, no child minding available. Bring your own craft and enjoy good company. Ph Marcia 573 6152. Te Puke Creative Fibre: Second and fourth Tuesday, 10am – 3pm, Revival Fellowship Church, Seddon St. Ph Leigh 573 5668 or Kushla ph/ txt 027 363 6424.

Friday Arvo Craft Group: 1-5pm. Afternoon tea, gold coin. Ph Jannz 573 4228 or text 027 272 3913.

Craft Cafe: Thursday, 9.30-11.30am, $2, incl morning tea, Baptist Church Te Puke. Ph Lyn 542 3001.

Te Puke Art Society: Thursday, Constables Gallery, 9.30am-midafterno­on. Beginners welcome. Ph Ali Thomas 573 5298/027 756 9327 or Elizabeth Mcleod 5420173. Teddy Bears: Third Friday of month, bear-makers get-together, 10am-3pm. Ph Wendy 573-4465.

Te Puke Quilters: Tuesdays, 9.30am – 3pm, patchwork, needlework, crafts. Constables Gallery. Ph Joe 573 5668.

St Paul's Friendship Group:

Crafts, games, Thursday, 10am, St Paul's Church, 242 Dickson Rd, Papamoa, $2. Ph Anne 572 5522 Cre8ive Quilters Te Puke: Meet every Tuesday 10am, Netball Pavilion, cnr Queen St & Cameron Rd, Te Puke. Contact Diane 0211706848 or Diane 0272301523.


Te Puke Library: Baby Book Boogie, Pukapuka Kanikani Pepi. Wednesday 10.30am-11am, stories, rhymes and fun times for 0-2 year olds, during school terms. Read Sing Move (formally Little Kiwis), Friday 10.30- 11am, story time fun for under 5s.

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