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Saturday 8 August


Adoptees Group Meeting
Adoptees only. 1260A Cameron Rd, just before Caltex. 7pm. Look for Osteo billboard. Rear unit. All adoptees welcome. Chat, coffee, tea.


Art In The Park
Original art for sale. Weather permitting. 9am-4pm. Coronation Park, Mt Maunganui. Tauranga Society of Artists.


Association Croquet
At Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St, beside Blake Park. Mon, Wed, Sat at 9:15am for 9:30am start. Visitors & new players welcome. Ph Jacqui 07 574 9232


Bay Network Singles Club
Social club for over fifties. Ph Maureen 021 112 3307, Jonathan 572 2091


Beth-El Messianic Family
Celebrate the Sabbath (Sat) as Yeshua (Jesus) & all believers did. All welcome. 10am, Otumoetai Primary Hall or Zoom 599-965-041. Joel van Ameringen 021 768 043 BethEl.org.nz


BOP Tall People Club
People taller than 5’’8 (178cm) who live in BOP please join our new social club & Facebook group. Ph 0210 226 2619


Deep Blue Do
Steampunk Tauranga fundraiser for Prostate Cancer. Dress splendid in blue. Sat 26th Sep, Tauranga Yacht Club. Shabang playing live! Tickets $30 from slurps@kinect.co.nz


Film Acting Workshop
Intensive weekend workshop by Vicky Yiannoutsos at The Incubator, 17th Ave, today & Sunday. For info & tickets go to www.theincubator.co.nz


Genealogy Informal Group
What have your ancestors been up to? Who were they? 1:30pm Brain Watkins House, 233 Cameron Rd. Visitors welcome. Janet 576 8835 evenings


Greerton Hall Market
Last Saturday of month. 8am-12pm. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charity groups. Refreshments available. Ph/txt for site. Tricia 07 543 1487 or 027 908 2952, www.facebook.com/greertonhallmarket


Jigsaw Library
10am-12. Variety of 500 puzzles. Hire Charge: 50c under 1000pcs, $1 for 1000+pcs. St Stephens Jigsaw Library, cnr Highmore & Brookfield Tce


Katikati Lions Moggies Market
8am-12. Memorial Hall, Main Rd Katikati. Crafts, plants, veges, books & more. Ph Alan 027 279 1096 or Sharon 022 318 0196


Katikati Tramping Club
Tramp to Pivot Rock. Ph Gail 027 759 1084


LOL Laughter Wellness
Come & laugh away the Covid blues. 11-11:45am Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui. Ph Trish 022 036 6768 Email lollaughterwellness@gmail.com. All welcome. Koha


Mount Country Music
2nd Saturday monthly 1-4pm Senior Citizens Hall, 345 Main Rd, Mt. Mostly country, good backing band. Ph Dick 027 493 8458


Papamoa Radio Control Yachts
DF65s sailing daily, pond behind Monterey key 1-3pm. All welcome. Ph Dusty 021 076 1252


Petanque
At Club Mt Maunganui, Kawaka St every Tues & Sat, 1pm. Boules & coaching available. Ph/txt Maryan 022 070 8200 petanquetauranga@gmail.com


Tauranga Careers Expo
Uni, trades, retraining? Find your pathway to your future. 10am-2pm, Durham St, Downtown Tauranga. Free entry. All info at www.canvascareers.co.nz


Tauranga Farmers Market
7:45am-12 at Tauranga Primary School. Rain, hail or shine. Direct from the producers, fresh regional produce & artisan foods.


Tauranga Fuchsia Group
Last Sat of month at Art & Craft Ctr, Elizabeth St West 1:30pm. Learn how to care for fuchsias. Ph Pat 579 1655 or Noeleen 578 4643


Tauranga Social Dance Club
2nd Sat monthly at Baptist Church Hall, 13th Ave & Cameron Rd. 7-10pm. Sequence dancing supper, raffles. Entry $7. Ph Jan 576 3455


Tauranga Theatre Organ Society
Baycourt at 1pm. Hear & play the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. All welcome, no charge. Ph 552 0243


Te Puke Scottish Society
Monthly dance, Pioneer Room, Memorial Hall, Te Puke, Sunday 16th Aug, 1-5pm. Great music, meet others, raffles, afternoon tea. Entry $7. Ph Valerie 573 7093


Te Puke Yoga
Yoga classes at Te Puke Lyceum Club, 8:30-9:30am. All experience levels welcome. Ph or txt Brendan 022 621 3556, Facebook: Tepukeyoga for more info.


TePuke Country Music Club
Sat 15th Aug AGM 11:30am, followed by country music day 1-4pm, Te Puke Citz & RSA Club. Please note change of day! Ph Gayle 5738255


Under the Stars
Community meals for the homeless & needy. Thurs 12-1:30pm & Sat 5-6pm. 45 Cliff Rd. Also accepting food donations. Ph Laura 027 555 2872


Welcome Bay Worship
Church of God’s Love (7th Day) 10:30am using WBCC premises opposite primary school. All welcome. www.churchofgodslove.com


Sunday 9 August


A Course In Miracles
A nondenominational teaching aimed at bringing personal peace through forgiveness. Why is forgiveness the key to happiness? How to truly forgive. RSVP Txt 0210 274 2502


Bible Seminar
1:45pm Greerton Senior Citizen’s Hall, Maitland St. Title: The healing of the paralyzed man, lessons for us. Interactive, Q&A. All welcome. Mary 573 5537


Brain Watkins House Open
Historic house museum, 233 Cameron Rd. 2-4pm. $5 adult, children free. Group tours school classes by arrangement. Ph 578 1835


Croquet
At Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd, Sun, Tues, Fri, 12:45 for 1pm start. Beginners welcome. Ph Peter 571 0633


Enjoy Travel
Safe travel & home-hosting NZ & worldwide. Melbourne, Noumea 2021. Meet twice-monthly. friendshipforce.org.nz or Barbara 027 315 1136, Jonathan 572 2091


Golf Croquet
At Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St, beside Blake Park. Tues, Thurs, Sun at 9:15am for 9:30am start. Visitors & new players welcome. Ph 07 575 5121


Mah Jong Te Puke
12:45-4pm, Lyceum Rooms, 8 Palmer Ct. All players welcome. Beginners session available. Ph 027 430 6383


Maketu Market
3rd & 5th Sundays at Maketu Village Green. Set up from 7am. $10 per stall. Ph Carolyn 027 251 0388 or Maureen 021 267 1685


Messy Church
Join us for fun activities, faith exploration, celebration time. Meal provided. 4-6pm at St John’s Anglican Church, 94 Bureta Rd


Ninja Knits Hook Up
Social knitting group of mad yarn bombers, sultry stitchers & happy hookers. First Sunday of month, 9am-12pm, The Incubator, Historic Village. www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 07 571 3232


Papamoa Radio Control Yachts
DF65s sailing daily, pond behind Monterey key 1-3pm. All welcome. Ph Dusty 021 076 1252


Quakers
Invite you to meet, to explore your spiritual journey. Silent worship, refreshments & conversation. 10am NW cnr Cameron Rd & Elizabeth St. All welcome. Ph 543 3101 www.quakers.nz


Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Sundays & Thursdays 1:30-4pm. Pond behind 22 Montego Dr, Papamoa. Sailing Electron radio controlled yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419


Soul Food
Relax, unwind, reflect, refresh, enjoy! Share in a selection of sacred & inspirational writings & music from around the world. Ph 543 0434


Taize @ St. Georges
Join us for contemplative service using the music of the Taize Community. 7pm, 1 Church St. https://www.stgeorgesgatepa.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/GatePaAnglican/


Tauranga Country Music Club
1pm, Senior Citizens Hall, Norris St. All welcome. Members a plate please. Ph Merv 571 6716


Tauranga Spiritual Growth Centre
Join our spiritual community & grow your knowledge. 14 Norris St, 2nd Sunday of month, $5 entry, 7pm start. Ph Tim 022 306 8200


Monday 10 August


Active Adults Senior Fitness
Fun exercise class to music to improve your strength, cardio & flexibility. 9-10am Mt Bible Chapel, Monowai St, Arataki. Ph Lynda 029 230 0162


Adult Social Ballroom/Latin Dance
Free introductory beginner dance lesson 7:30pm, Club Mt. Maunganui. Partner not necessary, just come along. www.udance2.co.nz or ph Dean 021 230 3187


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 10am Tauranga Central Baptist Church, 13th Ave. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Arataki Omanu Scout Group
Meets at May St Scout Hall: Keas (5-7yrs) 4:30-5:30pm, Cubs (8-10yrs) 6-7:30pm, Scouts (11-13yrs) 6-8pm, Venturers (14-17yrs) 6-8pm. Ph 021 441 834 or email aratakiomanu@group.scouts.nz


Argentine Tango in Tauranga
Let’s dance! 6:30-7:30pm at Citizens Club. Beginner course starting soon! More men required for the Sunday free introduction class. Register with Denise 020 4006 1340


Art Group Welcome Bay
Meets Lighthouse Church 9:30-12. Relax, chat, create, no pressure. All levels of skill welcome. Ph Denis 07 544 6451


Association Croquet
At Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St, beside Blake Park. Mon, Wed, Sat at 9:15am for 9:30am start. Visitors & new players welcome. Ph Jacqui 07 574 9232


Badminton Club - Tauranga
Aquinas College, 7-9pm. Members/casual players welcome. Fun, fitness or competitive. Club racquets available. $8 cash. Ph/txt Sue 021 194 4335. FB: Tauranga Badminton Club. Email: stevensnoel@hotmail.com


Bethlehem Indoor Bowls
Bowling at 7:30pm. Names in by 7:15pm. New members of all ages welcome. Ph John 027 654 1298


Bethlehem Parents Support Group
10am-12pm at Bethlehem Birthing Centre. All parents, caregivers & under 2s welcome. Morning tea provided. Ph 07 549 4522


Cherrywood Probus
Tga Citizens Club 13th Ave 10am. Come along for fun fellowship & friendship. Visitors very welcome. Ph Pam 578 3757


Chess At Mount Maunganui
Mount RSA Chess Club, 544 Maunganui Rd. 6-7pm during school term. Late program 7pm onwards. Incl casual games. Ph Helmut 027 414 7254


Chess In The Afternoon
1:15-4:15pm, Hillier Ctr, 31 Gloucester Rd. Exercise your brain with this fascinating game. $4/session. Bob 027 478 6282 or Viv 021 162 3342


Diabetes NZ Tauranga Branch
Drop-In Clinic, 174 11th Ave, Tauranga. 10am-12pm, no appointment needed. For info, education & support for anyone (& their families) living with diabetes. Ph 07 5713422


Dutch Friendly Support Network
Coffee morning 1st Monday of month, 10am-12noon. $4 entry. Vintage Car Club Rooms, Cliff Rd, Tauranga. Ph Bernadette 07 572 3968


ESOL,Christian Conversation Classes
Free classes at Holy Trinity Church, 215 Devonport Rd. 9:30-11:30. Every Monday, except school holidays.


Greerton Garden Club
Meets second Monday each month at St James church hall, 70 Pooles Rd, Greerton, 1pm.Visitors welcome. Ph 577 9749


Greerton Senior Citizens AGM
AGM at 10am at GSC Hall, 33 Maitland St. All welcome.


Harmony A Plenty
Do you like to sing? Sing Barbershop with us. Have fun (& supper), we’ll teach you. Bethlehem church 7pm. Ph Gordon 576 5008


Indoor Bowls
At Mt Maunganui RSA. Join our friendly group Mon & Thur. Names in by 6:30, play starts 7pm. All welcome. Ph Diane 575 3480


Indoor Bowling
St Columba Church hall, Cherrywood. 6:45pm. $10 annual subs, $2/night. Everyone/all levels welcome. Ph Paul 576 6324


Keep On Your Feet
Seniors fun exercise class to build up your strength & balance. All welcome, lots of laughs 10am-11am, Mt Bible Chapel, Monawai St. Ph Lynda 029 230 0162


Let's Learn Lifelong Learning
Online & Face to face. Check out www.letslearn.co.nz for night classes, workshops, lectures, courses, clubs of all sorts. Ph 07 544 9557 https://www.facebook.com/letslearnbop/


Omokoroa Beach Indoor Bowls
Meet at 1pm for 1:30pm start at Omokoroa Settlers Hall. Equipment & pm tea provided. Please wear smooth soled shoes. Ph 027 430 4876


Papamoa Radio Control Yachts
DF65s sailing daily, pond behind Monterey key 1-3pm. All welcome. Ph Dusty 021 076 1252


Recycled Teenagers gentle exercise
Mon 9:15-10:45 Tga Senior Citizens Club 14 Norris St. Tues 9-10:30 St Mary’s Church Hall, cnr Girven & Marlin. Ph Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Scottish Country Dancing
St John’s Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd. Beginners 6:30-7:30, Social dancing at 7:30. Ph Heather 579 1556 or 021 1855 747


Scottish Country Dancing
Katikati Scottish Country dance club, St Peters Church, Beach Rd, 1-3pm. All welcome, no partner required. Ph Douglas 0210 244 6099


Sequence Dance Club
Enjoy great sequence dancing at Norris St Hall 7-9pm. Get moving in style with friendly company.


St Mary's Indoor Bowls
New members welcome. St Mary’s Church Hall, Girven & Marlin St. Names in by 12:20pm. Ph Sylvia or David 572 0983


Struggling With Debt?
Free help to anyone in need, through a debt counselling team. We offer a sustainable solution & hope. Ph free 0508 227 111 www.capnz.org


Suicide Bereavement Support Volunteers
If you have lived the experience of suicide bereavement & would like to support others recently bereaved contact glenda@griefsupport.org.nz. Training & support will be given.


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Taichi & Qigong beginner classes $5. Te Puke Memorial Hall Mon 5:30pm, Tues/Thurs 9:30am. Gate Pa St Georges Church Hall Wed 9:30am. David 027 222 2824


Tauranga Bird Club
Second Monday of every month join us at Matua Hall, 7:30pm for informative presentations, sales table, conviviality, bird talk & a delicious supper.


Tauranga City Brass
Practises at band hall, 10 Yatton St, Greerton, 7pm-9pm. Brass musicians, percussionists are all welcome. Ph Jeremy 021 132 3341


Tauranga Creative Fibre
Every Monday 9.30am & 2nd/4th Thursdays 7pm. Learning new skills, join our knitting, crochet, spinning, felting, dyeing & weaving group. Ph Cathy 07 570 2191


Tauranga RocknRoll Club
Lessons & social dancing @ The Mt Senior Citizens Club, 345 Maunganui Rd. Ph Rana 027 699 5571 or view our facebook page


Tauranga Senior Citizens Club
CARDS Mon & Thurs. INDOOR BOWLS Tues,Wed & Sat.14 Norris St (behind Pak n Save)12:45pm for 1pm start. Entry $3 includes afternoon tea.New members welcome.


Tauranga Vision Friendship Club
For retired women & men. Meetings at Citizens Club 4th Monday 10am. Speaker, outings, activities, friendship, fellowship & fun. Ph Bryan 027 813 5426


Truth Seekers
Life, energy & transformation. Learn ways to help navigate thru these unprecedented times, 6:50pm for 7pm start, $10 entry. Ph Julie 029 982 8882


Tuesday 11 August


Afternoon Cards 500
Mount Senior Citizens, 345 Maunganui Rd. Tues & Thur 12:30pm. New members needed, 50+yrs. Ph Barry 021 950 028


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open Meeting 7:30pm St Peters Anglican Church, 11 Victoria Rd, Mt Maunganui. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Altrusa International Of Tauranga
International Service Organisation, meets 2nd Tuesday every month to organise service projects, Matua Bowling Club 5:45 for 6pm dinner. Ph Pam 027 253 7562


Beginners Exercise For Seniors
Strength, balance & falls prevention focus. Welcome Bay Community Church, 340 Welcome Bay Rd. 9:30am. Ph Raewyn 027 607 7437


Fitness Fun
Get that body feeling good doing some cardio, weights, balance, floor work & dance at St Columba Church, 502 Otumoetai Rd. 9:30-10:30am. Ph Gloria 021 139 2448


Golf Croquet
At Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St, beside Blake Park. Tues, Thurs, Sun at 9:15am for 9:30am start. Visitors & new players welcome. Ph 07 575 5121


Inachord Chorus
Do you love to sing & have fun? Learn with an experienced vocal coach. 7pm, Bethlehem Community Church 183 Moffat Rd. Ph Sabine 021 111 8659


Israeli Dancing
Beginners dancing at Gate Pa Primary School hall, Cameron Rd. 6:30-7:30pm. Circle & line dances. All ages welcome. Ph Maria 022 165 2114


Keep On Your Feet
Seniors fun exercise class to build up your strength & balance. All welcome, lots of laughs 10:30-11:20am at Greerton Village Community Hall. Ph Lynda 029 230 0162


Keep On Your Feet
10:30am-11:30am, Katikati Catholic Church hall, 89 Beach Rd. Strength & balance classes for older adults. All levels of fitness welcome. Ph Sharnie 021 111 8617


Merge Informal Social Connections
Meet new residents to Tauranga 1st & 3rd Tues 5-7pm at Neighbourhood, Cherrywood Shopping Centre. Email Karen at merge.tauranga@gmail.com


Mount Morning Badminton
9:30-12 Mt Sports Centre, Blake Park. Social, all ages, racquets available, beginners welcome. $5 per day. Ph Margaret 575 9792


Mount Runners & Walkers
Club meets Tue & Fri, 9:30am start at May St Guide Hall. All ages & levels runners & walkers welcome. Babysitters available. mtrunnersandwalkers.co.nz


Newcomers Walking group
Newcomers are welcome to join us, 10:30am at Mount base across from Lifeguard building. Easy walk around the Mount. Make new friends.


Omokoroa Beach Indoor Bowls
Meet 6:30 for 7pm start at Omokoroa Settler’s Hall. Equipment & supper provided. Please wear smooth sole shoes. All welcome. Ph Anne 027 430 4876


Papamoa Radio Control Yachts
DF65s sailing daily, pond behind Monterey key 1-3pm. All welcome. Ph Dusty 021 076 1252


Petanque
At Club Mt Maunganui, Kawaka St every Tues & Sat, 1pm. Boules & coaching available. Ph/txt Maryan 022 070 8200 petanquetauranga@gmail.com


Recycled Teenagers gentle exercise
Mon 9:15-10:45 Tga Senior Citizens Club 14 Norris St. Tues 9-10:30 St Mary’s Church Hall, cnr Girven & Marlin. Ph Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Saintly Shakers
Preschool Music Group 10am-11:30, St Peter’s, 15 Victoria Rd, Mt. $3 session. Morning tea included.


Scrabble
Come stretch your brain with words & strategy for the win. Tga Citz Club 9:20 weekly. All welcome any level. Ph 578 3606


Sequence Dancing
Tauranga Social & Leisure Club, St John Anglican Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd, 7pm-9:30pm except 2nd Tues of month 3:30pm-6pm. Lesley 929 7295


Struggling With Debt?
Free help to anyone in need, through a debt counselling team. We offer a sustainable solution & hope. Ph free 0508 227 111 www.capnz.org


Suicide Bereavement Support Volunteers
If you have lived the experience of suicide bereavement & would like to support others recently bereaved contact glenda@griefsupport.org.nz. Training & support will be given.


Tauranga Model Railway Club
Clubrooms open Tues 9:15am & Thurs 7:30pm, cnr Mirrielees/Cross Rds. Ph Mike 021 939 233


Tauranga Morning Badminton Club
Have fun, keep fit. Tues & Thurs 9-11:30am QE2 Youth Ctr, 71 11th Ave. Visitors $6. Racquets available. Melissa 027 307 6800 or Bob 027 478 6282


Tauranga Samba Drumming Band
Brazilian style drumming. Fortnightly practices. Tonight 7:15-9:15pm Mount Sports Centre. Ph 027 206 4970


Tauranga Target Rifle Club
New shooters welcome. Gear, coaching is provided to get you started in this Olympic sport. 7pm Legion Hall, Elizabeth St


Tauranga Toastmasters
We’re back to physical meeting at Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard Building, 72 Keith Allen Dr, Sulphur Pt, 7:15pm.


Welcome Bay Lions Club
Morning Tea 3rd Tuesday of month 10:30-11:30. Everyone welcome. Come along & meet new friends. $3pp. Welcome Bay Community Centre. Ph Lynn 544 8625


Welcome Bay Strength Balance
Low impact strength & balance exercise class to music, suitable for seniors. Falls prevention focus. 11am Welcome Bay Hall. Ph Raewyn 027 607 7437


Western BOP Ostomy Society
AGM at Raft Coffee Lounge, 10:30am. All Ostomate & caregivers welcome. Ph Dian 543 0598 or Richard 73 7443


Wednesday 12 August


500 Cards Club
1pm St Thomas More Church, 17 Gloucester Rd. $3, incl refreshments, prizes. Friendly club. Barbara 572 4962 or Bob 027 478 6282


Adults Dance Class
12:30pm at Anglican Church, Beach Rd Katikati. Many styles of dance covered. Ph 07 577 1753 or 027 274 8753 or gayehemsley@gmail.com


Afternoon Indoor Bowls
Mt Senior Citizens, 345 Maunganui Rd. Wed & Fri, names in 12:45pm. New members needed, beginners welcome. $3 entry. Afternoon tea. Ph 575 4650


Aglow Mt Maunganui
Guest Speaker, Janet Johansen. Releasing the Fire of the Father’s love. 7pm, Mt Baptist Church, 66 Ranch Rd, Mt. Ph Sharron 027 354 1060


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting at 10am every 1st/3rd Wed each month. Central Baptist Church, 13th Ave. Ph 0800 229 6757


Arabian Spice
Beginners & advanced Bellydance Classes, 6:30pm St Columba Church Hall, Otumoetai Rd. Learn, dance, keep fit, perform with us. Ph Oriental Dance 021 124 5982, arabianspicebd@gmail.com


Association Croquet
At Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St, beside Blake Park. Mon, Wed, Sat at 9:15am for 9:30am start. Visitors & new players welcome. Ph Jacqui 07 574 9232


Beginner Social Dance Class
Adults, 26 Aug 7pm, Maungatapu School Hall, 164 Maungatapu Rd. Just come along on the night to enrol. Ph 027 322 1786


Bible Study
Join us @ City Church 252 Otumoetai Rd 7pm. Studying the Book of Hebrews. Ph Julie 552 4068


Bowls Tauranga South
Play bowls! All you need is flat shoes. Free bowls & coaching provided while you learn. Ph 578 6881


Bromeliad Club Meeting
12:30-2:30 at Yacht club, Sulphur Pt. Speaker Graeme Barclay, president BSNZ. Plant of the month, Striped Neoregelias. Good sales table. Visitors welcome.


Cards
Cribbage 12:45 at RSA Greerton. Friendly club. New members very welcome. Ph Jill 021 160 6143


Community Tai Chi
Bethlehem Hall 1pm during school terms. Tai Chi AATC form. Structured program suitable for everyone. Keep on Your Feet Qualified Instructor. Trish 021 482 842


Fernland Spa Water Exercise
Gentle exercise in the warm water. Suitable for Joint replacements, arthritics & recovery from illness or injury. Good for strength, coordination & balance. Jennifer 571 1411


Fitness League NZ
Exercise, movement, dance, focusing on posture, stretching, strengthening & fexibility, suitable for all ages & abilities. Katikati Memorial Hall, 10am. Ph Pam 021 117 7170


Healing Rooms
Come, experience God’s healing touch, whether physical, emotional, spiritual. Graced Oppshop 11th Ave & Christopher St, upstairs 1-3pm. All welcome. www.healingrooms.co.nz 021 213 8875


Mah Jong
Citizens Club, 13th Ave & Cameron Rd. 1230-1600. Play commences about 1245. Beginners welcome but please call or text first. Ph 022 608 2445


Marching For Leisure
Non-competitive activity for mature ladies. Fun, fitness & friendship. For Tauranga teams’ ph Marlene 027 342 0698


McLaren Falls Park Trees
BOP Tree Society, Wed afternoons. Planting, identification & GPS plotting location, nursery work with trees. Chris 027 918 0589 or Stephen 07 544 4733


Newcomers Network Coffee Morning
Newcomers to our city, 10:30am at Multicultural Centre, Historic Village. Chat, meet new friends, tea, coffee & biscuit provided. Donation only


Papamoa Radio Control Yachts
DF65s sailing daily, pond behind Monterey key 1-3pm. All welcome. Ph Dusty 021 076 1252


Quiz Night Tga RSA
At Tauranga RSA 7pm. $3. See if you can beat the quizmaster.


Scottish Country Dancing
Mt Senior Citizens Hall 345 Maunganui Rd. 7pm social dancing. Mary 574 8687 or Lynne 021 140 7912


Social Beginner Dance Class
7:30pm Welcome Bay School Hall, 309 Welcome Bay Rd. Ballroom, Latin & RocknRoll. Ph 544 2337 or just come along.


Steady As You Go
Exercises at St Johns Church Hall, Bureta 2-3pm, except 1st Weds each month. Improve balance & overall wellbeing. Ph Alison 07 576 4536


Struggling With Debt?
Free help to anyone in need, through a debt counselling team. We offer a sustainable solution & hope. Ph free 0508 227 111 www.capnz.org


Suicide Bereavement Support Volunteers
If you have lived the experience of suicide bereavement & would like to support others recently bereaved contact glenda@griefsupport.org.nz. Training & support will be given.


Table Tennis Tauranga
Senior social mixed doubles, Memorial Hall QEYC, Wed 12.45-3pm. Club night 7-9 Thurs night. New players welcome. tabletennistauranga.com


Tauranga Embroiderers' Guild
Meets at Tauranga Rowing Club, Devonport Rd 10am-2:30pm & 7-9pm. Beginners very welcome. Ph Carol 027 348 5875 taurangaembroiderersguild@gmail.com


Tauranga Floral Art Group
Monthly meeting, competition & workshops. Baptist Church Hall, Tauranga. 9:30am. New members welcome. Ph Sue 021 121 4928


Te Puke Senior Citizens
Cards, 500, scrabble, rummy kub crib Friday 1-3pm. Boliva Wednesday 1pm-4pm Lyceum Club, Palmer Crt. $3 afternoon tea supplied. Ph Brian 07 573 8465 or Doreen 07 573 8867


Thursday 13 August


500 Cards Club Papamoa
1pm Papamoa Sports & Recreation Ctr, 120 Parton Rd. $4 incl refreshments & prizes. Ph Dave 575 5887 or Bob 027 478 6282


Adoptees Group Meeting
Adoptees only. 1260A Cameron Rd, just before Caltex. 7pm. Look for Osteo billboard. Rear unit. All adoptees welcome. Chat, coffee, tea.


Afternoon Cards 500
Mount Senior Citizens, 345 Maunganui Rd. Tues & Thur 12:30pm. New members needed, 50+yrs. Ph Barry 021 950 028


Avenues Senior Citizens Fitness
12:30-1:30pm low impact strength & balance exercise class to music, suitable for all ages & abilities. Falls prevention focus. Qualified instructor Ph Jaime 022 340 6219


Bay City Rockers
Social RocknRoll dancing, plus other popular dances. Held at Senior Citizens Hall Norris St. 7-9:30pm. Includes supper. $3 entry. Ph Gavin 027 643 6222


Club 55
Social, fun bowling for persons 55+. Just $12 for 3 games. 9:30am, Ten Pin Tauranga, 135 13th Ave. All welcome. Ph Rob 022 638 1022


Fitness League
Exercise, movement, dance focusing on posture, stretching, strengthening & flexibility, suitable for all ages & abilities. Central Baptist Church, 13th Ave. Ph Pam 07 549 4799


Golf Croquet
At Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St, beside Blake Park. Tues, Thurs, Sun at 9:15am for 9:30am start. Visitors & new players welcome. Ph 07 575 5121


Indoor Bowls
At Mt Maunganui RSA. Join our friendly group Mon & Thur. Names in by 6:30, play starts 7pm. All welcome. Ph Diane 575 3480


Keynotes Women's A-cappella Chorus
Do you love to sing? Come join us 6:45pm Wesley Hall, 100 13th Ave.Enjoy 4-part harmony & friendship. Ph Bernice 576 4848, Facebook Keynotes Inc.


Kickstart Toastmasters Meeting
Improve your public speaking, listening & leadership skills. 7am, Alimento Cafe, 74 1st Ave. First-timers free, no pressure to speak


Mah Jong Te Puke
12:45-4pm, Lyceum Rooms, 8 Palmer Ct. All players welcome. Beginners session available. Ph 027 430 6383


Mainly Music
Music & Dance for preschoolers, Mums & Carers. $4/family. Morning tea provided. 9:30-10am, except school holidays. Holy Trinity Church, 215 Devonport Rd


Mainly Music
Music & dance for preschoolers, Mums & carers. $4/family. Morning tea provided. 9:30-10am. Holy Trinity Church, 215 Devonport Rd


Papamoa Radio Control Yachts
DF65s sailing daily, pond behind Monterey key 1-3pm. All welcome. Ph Dusty 021 076 1252


Retro & Mod Sale
Vintage, retro & preloved upmarket clothing & accessories. Historic Village 10am-1pm. Cash only. Proceeds to Turning Point Trust


Saintly Shakers
Preschool Music Group 10am-11:30am, St Mary’s, Cnr Girven Rd & Marlin St, Bayfair. $3 session. Morning tea included.


Serenata Singers
Love singing? Join our friendly group 10-11:30am, Methodist Church Hall, 2 Oroua St, Te Puke. Ph Anne 572 3130


Square Dancing
Introductory course, St Enoch’s Church Hall, 16th Ave. 7:30pm. Keep mind & body active. All welcome. Ph Ron/Jean 578 6516


Struggling With Debt?
Free help to anyone in need, through a debt counselling team. We offer a sustainable solution & hope. Ph free 0508 227 111 www.capnz.org


Suicide Bereavement Support Volunteers
If you have lived the experience of suicide bereavement & would like to support others recently bereaved contact glenda@griefsupport.org.nz. Training & support will be given.


Sunshine Sequence Dance Group
Baptist Church Hall, 13th Ave. Tuition/Revision 7pm, then all dancers to 9:30pm. $3 incl supper. Ph Dawn 579 3040


Tauranga Herb Society Meeting
Workshop: ‘Making pesto with a difference’ (using weeds among others) with Robyn Campbell, Wesley Church Hall, 13th Ave 7-9pm. Non-members $3. Fun night. Everybody welcome.


Tauranga Model Railway Club
Clubrooms open Tues 9:15am & Thurs 7:30pm, cnr Mirrielees/Cross Rds. Ph Mike 021 939 233


Tauranga Morning Badminton Club
Have fun, keep fit. Tues & Thurs 9-11:30am QE2 Youth Ctr, 71 11th Ave. Visitors $6. Racquets available. Melissa 027 307 6800 or Bob 027 478 6282


Under the Stars
Community meals for the homeless & needy. Thurs 12-1:30pm & Sat 5-6pm. 45 Cliff Rd. Also accepting food donations. Ph Laura 027 555 2872


Friday 14 August


Afternoon Indoor Bowls
Mt Senior Citizens, 345 Maunganui Rd. Wed & Fri, names in 12:45pm. New members needed, beginners welcome. $3 entry. Afternoon tea. Ph 575 4650


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 10am Tauranga Central Baptist Church, 13th Ave. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Arataki Artists Group, Bayfair
Always wanted to paint? Come join our friendly social group 9am-12pm at Arataki Community Centre. All levels welcome. Ph Fran 021 136 8173


Artist Feedback Sessions
Casual group discussing pricing, exhibiting, materials, selling, critiques of your art. 2nd Friday of every month, 10am-12pm $5 The Artery, Historic Village. info@www.theincubator.co.nz


Bowls Tauranga South
Play bowls! All you need is flat shoes. Free bowls & coaching provided while you learn. Ph 578 6881


Chess Tauranga
Tauranga RSA Chess club, Greerton 5pm-7pm, Casual & Standard length games. Standard Chess rules. Werner 548 1111 http:/www.westernbopchess.weebly.com/


Community Playgroup
Come along & enjoy some playtime at the Te Puke Toy Library & a coffee on us. 10-12. Gold coin donation.


Diabetes NZ Tauranga Branch
Type 1 Diabetes adults coffee & chat. 10am, The Atrium Cafe, 252 Otumoetai Rd. Ph 07 571 3422


Greerton Indoor Bowling Club
Greerton Senior Citizens Hall, Maitland St. Names in by 7:15pm.


Housie
Fun Housie at Tauranga RSA. 25 games & jackpot played. Starts at 1pm sharp. Please arrive by 12:45.


Mount Runners & Walkers
Club meets Tue & Fri, 9:30am start at May St Guide Hall. All ages & levels runners & walkers welcome. Babysitters available. mtrunnersandwalkers.co.nz


Papamoa Radio Control Yachts
DF65s sailing daily, pond behind Monterey key 1-3pm. All welcome. Ph Dusty 021 076 1252


Struggling With Debt?
Free help to anyone in need, through a debt counselling team. We offer a sustainable solution & hope. Ph free 0508 227 111 www.capnz.org


Suicide Bereavement Support Volunteers
If you have lived the experience of suicide bereavement & would like to support others recently bereaved contact glenda@griefsupport.org.nz. Training & support will be given.


Te Puke Garden Club
Reconvenes 17th Sept with a potluck lunch, 12pm at Bridge Club, thereafter 3rd Thurs in month @ 1:15pm. Ph 573 5051


Te Puke Senior Citizens
Cards, 500, scrabble, rummy kub crib Friday 1-3pm. Boliva Wednesday 1pm-4pm Lyceum Club, Palmer Crt. $3 afternoon tea supplied. Ph Brian 07 573 8465 or Doreen 07 573 8867


Saturday 15 August


Association Croquet
At Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St, beside Blake Park. Mon, Wed, Sat at 9:15am for 9:30am start. Visitors & new players welcome. Ph Jacqui 07 574 9232


Beth-El Messianic Family
Celebrate the Sabbath (Sat) as Yeshua (Jesus) & all believers did. All welcome. 10am, Otumoetai Primary Hall or Zoom 599-965-041. Joel van Ameringen 021 768 043 BethEl.org.nz


BOP Tall People Club
People taller than 5’’8 (178cm) who live in BOP please join our new social club & Facebook group. Ph 0210 226 2619


Deep Blue Do
Steampunk Tauranga fundraiser for Prostate Cancer. Dress splendid in blue. Sat 26th Sep, Tauranga Yacht Club. Shabang playing live! Tickets $30 from slurps@kinect.co.nz


Greerton Hall Market
Last Saturday of month. 8am-12pm. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charity groups. Refreshments available. Ph/txt for site. Tricia 07 543 1487 or 027 908 2952, www.facebook.com/greertonhallmarket


Jigsaw Library
10am-12. Variety of 500 puzzles. Hire Charge: 50c under 1000pcs, $1 for 1000+pcs. St Stephens Jigsaw Library, cnr Highmore & Brookfield Tce


LOL Laughter Wellness
Come & laugh away the Covid blues. 11-11:45am Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui. Ph Trish 022 036 6768 Email lollaughterwellness@gmail.com. All welcome. Koha


Mount Country Music
2nd Saturday monthly 1-4pm Senior Citizens Hall, 345 Main Rd, Mt. Mostly country, good backing band. Ph Dick 027 493 8458


Papamoa Radio Control Yachts
DF65s sailing daily, pond behind Monterey key 1-3pm. All welcome. Ph Dusty 021 076 1252


Petanque
At Club Mt Maunganui, Kawaka St every Tues & Sat, 1pm. Boules & coaching available. Ph/txt Maryan 022 070 8200 petanquetauranga@gmail.com


Tauranga Farmers Market
7:45am-12 at Tauranga Primary School. Rain, hail or shine. Direct from the producers, fresh regional produce & artisan foods.


Tauranga Floral Art Group
Monthly meeting, competition & workshops. Baptist Church Hall, Tauranga. 9:30am. New members welcome. Ph Sue 021 121 4928


Tauranga Fuchsia Group
Last Sat of month at Art & Craft Ctr, Elizabeth St West 1:30pm. Learn how to care for fuchsias. Ph Pat 579 1655 or Noeleen 578 4643


Te Puke Yoga
Yoga classes at Te Puke Lyceum Club, 8:30-9:30am. All experience levels welcome. Ph or txt Brendan 022 621 3556, Facebook: Tepukeyoga for more info.


TePuke Country Music Club
AGM 11:30am, followed by country music day 1-4pm, Te Puke Citz & RSA Club. Please note change of day! Ph Gayle 5738255


Triumph & Tribulation
BOP Symphonia’s classical orchestral concert with trombone soloist Joe Thomas. 2:30pm, Holy Trinity Church. No ticket needed, donate what you can afford.


Under the Stars
Community meals for the homeless & needy. Thurs 12-1:30pm & Sat 5-6pm. 45 Cliff Rd. Also accepting food donations. Ph Laura 027 555 2872


Welcome Bay Worship
Church of God’s Love (7th Day) 10:30am using WBCC premises opposite primary school. All welcome. www.churchofgodslove.com


Well-being for Women NZ
You’re invited to join a conversation on the health & well-being of women today. 12:30-3pm. Ph Ingrid 021 952 690




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