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Wednesday 4 August


Tennis Gate Pa
6-7:30pm. Newbies welcome - $10 to play plus get dinner. Relaxed, fun & good night out.


10 Pin Bowling
Bay Prime Timers, 1pm at 10 Pin Tauranga, 135 13th Ave. Play for fun, keep the score, occasionally competitive. Ph Les 027 605 8947


500 Cards Club
Join our friendly 500 club. 1pm at St Thomas More Church, 17 Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui. $3. Prizes and refreshments. Barbara 572 4962 or Bob 027 478 6282


Active Seniors Exercise Class
Strength and Balance Class for over 60’s. Matua Hall, Levers Road. Wednesdays 9:30 start. Phone Diana 021 047 6155 for further details. Cost $5.


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, Tauranga Central Baptist Church. 640 Cameron Rd. All welcome Ph 0800 229 6757


Arabian Spice Belly Dance
Learn the right moves of Oriental dance. No partner required. St Columba Church Hall,502 Otumoetai Rd, 6.30 pm Tel:0211245982 Or 0226186938 arabianspicebd@gmail.com


Association Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Mon, Wed, Sat; 9:15am for 9:30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Jacqui 574 9232


Bible Study
Join us @ City Church 252 0tumoetai Rd, Studying the Book of John. Wednesday @ 6.45pm. Call Julie0211064890


Brookfield Coffee & Conversation
Missing having someone to chat with over a coffee? Come and join us at St Stephens Methodist Church 10:30am. Register your interest on 578 2631


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial information & advice.Don’t know? Ask Us! Phone or visit us at 38 Hamilton Street, Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-4pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


Diabetes New Zealand
Drop in every Thursday 10am-12noon (no appointment needed) for info, education, and support for anyone living with diabetes and their families. 177a Fraser Street, Tauranga. 07 571 3422


Fernland Spa Gentle Exercise
Gentle exercise in warm mineral water. Suitable for joint replacements, arthritics & recovery from accident or injury. Good for strength, coordination & balance. Jennifer 027 206 0776


Healing Rooms New Venue
Experience Gods healing touch, whether physical, emotional, spiritual. Central Baptist Lounge. 640 Cameron Rd. 1-3pm. All welcome. No charge. www.healingrooms.co.nz 021 213 8875


Indoor Bowls
All ages welcome. Wednesdays & Fridays 12:45pm. Equipment, coffee & tea provided. Mount Senior Citizens Hall, 342 Maunganui Road. Ph Cyril 022 639 2585


Justice of the Peace
Available at the Citizens Advice Bureau Office 38 Hamilton Street Tauranga Wednesdays & Thursday 9:30-11:30am


Justice of the Peace
Courthouse- McLean Street 10am-1pm. Papamoa Library 10am-12pm. Welcome Bay Community Centre 1pm-3pm. Te Puna School Library 6.30-7.30pm


Kaimai Ramblers Tramping Group
From Ngamuwahine: Through to Leyland OBrien and N/S to Hurunui Hut and return. Grade Easy/Mod S/C. Kevin 021 0200 6306


KOYF Greenwood Park WelcomeBay
Senior exercises with focus on balance & strength, both seated & standing. Fun welcoming group & instructor. Suits all abilities Info ph Jaime 022 340 6219


Marching for Leisure
A non-competitive activity for mature ladies. Fun, Fitness & Friendship. For Tauranga team’s practice and contact details ph Kath Jeffs 027 480 1340


Morris Dancing Group @TheJamFactory
Every Wednesday, All Welcome. Dance, music, social fun. Koha from $5. 6pm, TheJamFactory, Historic Village, 17th Ave. Book@ www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 07 571 3232.


Mount Geneolgy
Meets 1st Wednesday of month 10am Small helpful group. Ph Ken 575 6260


Mt RSA Crafty Friends
We meet every Wednesday at 9am for a friendly chat and crafts. You will need to be member of Mt Maunganui RSA to participate.


Newcomers Coffee morning
Multicultural Tauranga has a free coffee and morning chat for migrants and newcomers every Wednesday at 10am. Historic Village, Complex 1, Tauranga (07) 571 6419


Papamoa Palms Friendship Club
Club for active retirees. meeting 1st Wednesday of the month at Gordon Spratt Recreation Centre. 11am, bring your lunch. If interested Ph Jan 574 5543


Pickleball
The latest craze. 10am to noon Baypark, 81 Truman Lane Mt Maunganui. $5. Paddles and balls provided. Bob 027 478 6282 or Viv 021 162 3342 to confirm venue.


Scottish Country Dancing
Mount Senior Citizens Hall, 345 Maunganui Road. 7pm General Dancing $3. Ph Mary 574 8687 or Lynne 021 140 7912


Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, Katikati.www.taoisttaichi.org for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320


Tauranga Embroiderers' Guild
Meets EVERY Wednesday at Tauranga Rowing Club, Devonport Road 10am-2.30pm and 7-9pm. Beginners welcome. Contact Carol Roband 027 348 5875/466 0075 taurangaembroiderersguild@gmail.com


Tauranga MidWeek Tramping Group
Bowentown Ramble. Grade easy. George 021 127 5018


Tauranga South Garden Club
First Wednesday of the month, Central Baptist Church Hall, Cnr Cameron Road and 13th Avenue. 1-2:30pm. Visitors welcome. Ph Carmen 027 378 2248


Tunes Session
New weekly group for playing English folk tunes 8-9pm. All players and appreciative listeners welcome. Koha from $5 Jam Factory, Historic Village Tauranga. BorderMorris@gmail.com


Thursday 5 August


500 Cards 50s+
Seniors Citizen Hall Maunganui Rd. All welcome. Friendly bunch of players. Afternoon tea provided. Ph Margaret on 07 575 7482


500 Cards Papamoa
Exercise your brain and socialise at our 500 club. 1pm Gordon Spratt Reserve, Parton Rd. $4. Prizes and afternoon tea. Wendy 021 254 4621 or Bob 027 478 6282.


Adoption Group
Missing People, adoption group meeting at Life Zone Church, 7 Oak Lane, Judea, Upstairs 7pm June 24th. All Adoptees welcome. Ian 021 262 5032


Bay City Rockers
Social Rock’n’Roll Dancing, plus other popular dances. Senior Citizens Hall, Norris St. 7-9:30pm. $3 entry includes supper. Ph Gavin 027 643 6222


Bayfair Craft Group
Arataki Community Centre, 9-2pm All crafts welcome. 9am-2pm. $7, bring lunch. Morning Tea provided. Contact Sandy 0210 836 7671


Bible Study
Join us @ City Church 252 Otumoetai Rd, Studying the Book of John, Thursdays @ 10am. Call Gay 0212255981


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial information & advice.Don’t know? Ask Us! Phone or visit us at 38 Hamilton Street, Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-4pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


FLexercise with Fitness League
Exercise, movement, dance focusing on posture, balance, stretching, strengthening & flexibility. All ages and abilities, 10am Central Baptist Church hall, 13th Ave. Pam 021 117 7170


Friends of the Library
Papamoa Library Book Group meets monthly at 10:30am for morning tea and friendly, relaxed book discussion. All welcome. Ph Betty 542 4322


Golf Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Tues, Thurs, Sun 9.15am for 9.30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph. Nev 575 5121


Justice of the Peace
Available at the Citizens Advice Bureau Office 38 Hamilton Street Tauranga Wednesdays & Thursday 9:30-11:30am


Justice of the Peace
Courthouse McLean Stree 1pm-3pm. Omokoroa Library Western Avenue 10am-12pm. Te Puke Anglican Church 10.30am-12.30pm. Multicultural Centre Historic Village 11.30am-1.30pm


Katikati Concert Band
7pm, Katikati Bowling Club, Park Road. A community band open to all wind and percussion players. Contact Mick Goodall 0212171780


Keynotes Women's Barbershop Chorus
Do you love singing and fun? Join us 7pm, Wesley Hall, 100 13th Ave. New singers very welcome, age no barrier. Ph Bernice 576 4848 Facebook Keynotes Inc


Kickstart Toastmasters
Develop your confidence and speaking skills in a safe, fun supportive club environment. Meet at Basestation, 148 Durham St, 7am. Guests welcome. Ph Stan 022 390 2216


KOYF St Enochs The Avenues
Senior exercises with focus on balance & strength, both seated & standing.Fun welcoming group & instructor. Suits all abilities. Info ph Jaime 022 340 6219


Mainly Music
9:30am at Ark House (Holy Trinity), 20 Third Ave. Music, rhyme, movement, & dance for preschoolers & carers. Morning tea 10am. Term-Time only. $4 per family group.


Mount Art Group
9am-12am weekly. St Peters Church Hall, Victoria St, Mount Maunganui.Small friendly group, catering for all levels and mediums. new members welcome ph Trish 5769580


Mt RSA Walking Club
We meet Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at 9.30am for a one hour walk. You will need to join the Mt RSA to participate.


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start time 9am Tuesdays & Thursdays. Bellevue Park Windsor Rd (adjacent to swimming pool). New players and visitors welcome. Ph Pam 570 0302


Play 500 Cards
All ages. prizes, tea & coffee provided. Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30pm. 342 Maunganui Rd 12:30pm. Ph Margaret 575 7482 or 027 658 6848. Parking at rear of hall.


Porcelain and China Painting
Come and check out this enjoyable and easily learnt Art Form. Starter Materials available. Elizabeth St. Tauranga. Ph/txt Julie 027 484 0101.


Quiz Night
Every Thurs at The Hop House, 12 Wharf St. 7pm start.


Square Dancing
St Enochs Church Hall, 7.30pm Plus/Mainstream Thursday nights.A-Level, Wednesday nights. Visitors always welcome. Ph Warwick 577 1100


Sunshine Sequence Dance Group
Come and enjoy dancing with a friendly group. All dancers tuition/revision/dancing 7-9.30pm, Baptist Church Hall, 13th Ave. $4 entry includes supper. Dawn 579 3040.


Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, Katikati.www.taoisttaichi.org for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320


Tauranga 60+ Continuing Education
10am The Atrium Cafe. Otumoetai Road. Mel Monk, " Antarctica". Entry $5.


Tauranga Model Railway club
Meet every Tuesday morning 9:30am-12pm and every Thursday night 7:30-9:30pm. Club rooms upstairs cnr of Mirrielees and Cross Roads. Ph Mike Oldfield 02 193 9233


Friday 6 August


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open Meeting 10am. Tauranga Central Baptist Church, 640 Cameron Rd. All Welcome Ph 0800 229 6757


Bethlehem Pottery Kids Classes
Kids love playing with mud? Sign them up to Kids Pottery Classes, various projectsMax 8 Kids, FIFS, for more info Contact Juliet 021 271 1433 BPC.kidsclasses@gmail.com


Chess Tauranga
4-6pm, Tauranga Citizens Club, 170 13th Ave. Casual chess included. Ph Helmut 0274 147 254. Search Western BOP Chess or http:/www.westernbopchess.weebly.com/


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial information & advice.Don’t know? Ask Us! Phone or visit us at 38 Hamilton Street, Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-4pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


Croquet
at Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd. Tuesdays, Fridays & Sundays. 12:45 for 1pm start. Beginners welcome. Ph Peter 571 0633


Fundraiser Quiz Night
All proceeds support Grief Support Services on Friday, 28th May at 7pm at Otumoetai Church of Christ. Purchase tickets through Eventbrite for $5.


Greerton Indoor Bowling Club
Senior Citizens Hall, Maitland St, Greerton. Names in by 6:45 for 7pm start. New members welcome. Ph Keith 577 1116


Greerton Senior Citizens
A.G.M. 10am Friday 20 August. GSC Hall, 33 Maitland Street, Greerton


Indoor Bowls
All ages welcome. Wednesdays & Fridays 12:45pm. Equipment, coffee & tea provided. Mount Senior Citizens Hall, 342 Maunganui Road. Ph Cyril 022 639 2585


Justice of the Peace
Available at the Citizens Advice Bureau Office 38 Hamilton Street Tauranga Mondays & Fridays 1pm-3pm


Justice of the Peace
Arataki Community Centre 10-12pm Bethlehem Community Church 10am-12pm. Courthouse McLean Street 1pm-4pm. Greerton Library 2-4pm. Katikati Resource Centre 10am-12pm. Mount Library 11.30am-1.30pm. Tauranga City Library 12pm-2pm


Library Open
Greerton Senior Centre has the library open every Friday, 1-3pm. Novels, jig-saw puzzles, free refreshments. 33 Maitand Street. Questions Ph 07 543 0355


Mount Runners & Walkers
Join us to run or walk! Meet 9:25am May St Scout Hall. For adults of diverse fitness levels and abilities. mtrunnersandwalkers.co.nz for more details.


Overeaters Anonymous
Do you overeat, over-exercise, restrict or purge compulsively? OA may be able to help. OA meets Tuesday 7-8pm and Friday 1-2pm. Phone 02102363236 for information.


Pickleball
9am-11:45 QE2 Youth Centre, 71 Eleventh Ave. $5. Paddles, balls and morning tea provided. Bob 027 478 6282 or Sue 02 172 6304 to confirm venue.


Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, Katikati.www.taoisttaichi.org for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320


Tauranga Patchwork & Quilters
Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7pm; 2nd & 4th Friday at 10am. Tauranga Art & Craft Centre, 177 Elizabeth St. Ph Denise 0272919917


Saturday 7 August


A Course in Miracles
A powerful transformational teaching to find inner peace. Stuck in past grievances and resentments? Get over it! Free Internet forgiveness workshop. https://jenniferhadley.com/how-get-over-it Txt 210 274 2502.


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


Association Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Mon, Wed, Sat; 9:15am for 9:30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Jacqui 574 9232


Bay Singles Social Group
Join a bunch of over 50’s young singles. Weekend dinners, pot-lucks, occasional outings. Have a go! Ph Delia 027 284 8762 or Andrea 021 133 0313


Beth-El Messianic Family
Celebrate Shabbat (Sabbath) as did Messiah Yeshua (Jesus), his disciples and early believers. It’s time. All are welcome @ Otumoetai Primary 10am. Joel 02 176 8043 info@bethel.org.nz


Bethlehem Pottery Kids Classes
Kids love playing with mud? Sign them up to Kids Pottery Classes, various projectsMax 8 Kids, FIFS, for more info Contact Juliet 021 271 1433 BPC.kidsclasses@gmail.com


Car Boot Sale
Evans Road Community Church, Papamoa. 7:30-11am. $5 Site. $5 Car wash. Free Bibles. Muffins, coffee & sausage sizzle. Info Ph Iain 027 572 2987


Dragon Boating
Every Saturday 8.30am at Sulphur Pt. Come & enjoy some fun & fitness on the water. Ages 12+ Contact: Brooke 0220782308


Greerton Hall Market
2nd and last Saturday of each month. 8am-12pm. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charity groups. Refreshments at kitchen. Phone/txt for site. Tricia 07 543 1487 or 0279082952, www.facebook.com/greertonhallmarket


Justice of the Peace
10am-12pm The Crossing Shopping Mall


Kids Pottery Class,
Kids come and make a pottery. 9am-12:30pm. $65 each child. All materials provided to enroll. Ph 021 271 1433 BPC.kidsclasses@gmail.com. First In First Served


Leisure Marching Display Day
Come and watch 24 Tauranga and visiting marching teams present their displays - QE Youth Centre, 11th Ave. 10am-2:30pm


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start 1:30pm. Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool). New players and visitors welcome. Ph Victor 0275771818 a/hrs


Papamos Friendly Group (55-65s)
Want to join a small group for social get togethers? This is not a singles only nor a dating group. Anyone interested please text 0274034130


St Stephens Jigsaw Library
Every Saturday 10am-12pm500 puzzles availableHire: 1000p for $1, 500p for 50c Large pieces available. Choose from childrens, Landscape, animals, Collections. See you at Highmore Terrace, Brookfield


Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, Katikati.www.taoisttaichi.org for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320


Tauranga Farmers Market
7.45am-noon at Tauranga Primary School cnr Cameron Road & 5th Avenue. Rain, hail or shine. Direct from the Producers. Support Local.


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


Tauranga Social Dance
7-10pm Baptist Church 13th Ave. Every 2nd Saturday of month, next dance 14th August Phone Jan 576 3455


The Sociables
A group of males and females in the 30’s/40’s and 50’s age group. That meet for dining out, bushwalks etc. Ph 022 012 0376


Sunday 8 August


Croquet
at Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd. Tuesdays, Fridays & Sundays. 12:45 for 1pm start. Beginners welcome. Ph Peter 571 0633


Enjoy travel, being hosted?
Friendship Force travel, hosting in NZ and world-wide. Visiting Northland November 2021, Australia & Winnipeg, Canada 2022. Ph Dianne 027 249 9859 or Jonathan 572 2091, Meetings monthly


Falun Dafa Exercises
Sunday 10:15am.Free to join us in the Parks. Ph/text Judy 021 042 5398 for the Locations in Tauranga, Papamoa & the Mount.


Golf Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Tues, Thurs, Sun 9.15am for 9.30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph. Nev 575 5121


Maketu Market
Every 3rd and 5th Sunday. Setup from 7am at Maketu Village Green. $10 per stall. Contact Maureen 021 267 1685


Miniatures Club Tauranga
Meetings held 2nd Sunday of the month. [Feb-Nov] at Arts and Crafts Centre 177 Elizabeth Street Tauranga. "Making it Small" Ph Jan 07 542 0998


Quakers
Warm welcome to share your spiritual journey with group of friendly people. Tea, coffee, thoughtful conversation, silence and companionship. 10am-12pm. Cnr Cameron and Elizabeth. Ph 543 3101


Quarry Plant Sale
Te Puna Quarry Park 10am-1pm. Plants, garden ideas and equipment. Please bring cash for stalls


Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Sundays & Thursdays 1-3:30pm. Pond behind 22 Montego Drive Papamoa, sailing "Electron" Radio Controlled Yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419


Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, Katikati.www.taoisttaichi.org for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320


Monday 9 August


500 Cards Te Puke
Monday nights Te Puke Bridge Club, 4 Queen St Te Puke. Starts 7pm. New members welcome. $4. Phone Lou 07 573 8184 or Mike 027 495 5284


Adult Social Ballroom/Latin Dance
Free Introductory Beginner Dance Lesson30th August 7:30pm at Club Mt. Maunganuiwww.udance2.co.nz. Partner not necessary, just come along. Ph Dean Smith 021 230 3187


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open Meeting 10am. Tauranga Central Baptist Church, 640 Cameron Rd. All Welcome Ph 0800 229 6757


Argentine Tango in Tauranga
We begin communication through connection, then move ’as one’. Interested in the improvised authentic dance of Tango? call Denise 0204 006 1340 for classes starting August.


Association Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Mon, Wed, Sat; 9:15am for 9:30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Jacqui 574 9232


Badminton Club Aquinas College
Tauranga Badminton Club, 7-9pm, Aquinas College Events Centre, Seniors & year 11 upwards. Casual players welcome, $8pp, Racquets available. Ph/txt Noel 027 622 9797 www.sporty/taurangabadmintonclub.co.nz


Bethlehem Indoor Bowls
Meets in Bethlehem Hall every Monday night. 7.30 start. Names in by 7.15pm. New members of all ages welcome. Contact John 0276541298


Bethlehem Pottery Kids Classes
Kids love playing with mud? Sign them up to Kids Pottery Classes, various projectsMax 8 Kids, FIFS, for more info Contact Juliet 021 271 1433 BPC.kidsclasses@gmail.com


Body+Soul 50s+ Fitness
Great music, fun. Exercise for better health, strength and balance. First class free. 9:15am Mondays & Fridays at Greerton Hall, Cameron Rd. Ph Dianne 027 431 4326


Cherrywood Probus
Meet 2nd Monday of the month @ Tauranga Citizens Club 13th Ave 10am Come along for fun, fellowship & friendship. Visitors welcome. Ph Pam 578 3757


Chess at Mount Maunganui
Mt RSA Chess Club, 544 Maunganui Rd. 6-7pm during school term. Late program 7pm onwards. Incl casual games. Ph Werner 027 721 9499


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial information & advice.Don’t know? Ask Us! Phone or visit us at 38 Hamilton Street, Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-4pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


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


ESOL
Free ESOL and Christian Conversation Classes, Holy Trinity Church, 215 Devonport Rd. 9:30-11:30am every Monday except School Holidays.


Fitness for over 50’s
Fun classes, great music. Focusing on coordination, strength & balance. Monday 9.15am St Marys Church, Bayfair. First class free. Phone Nadia 021 187 0345


Greerton Garden Club
Greerton Garden Club meets 2nd Monday each month at St James Church Hall, Pooles Road, Greerton. Visitors Welcome. Ph 563 8855


Indoor Bowls
At St. Mary’s Church Hall. Corner Girven Road/Marlin Street, Bayfair.Register by 12 20pm. New members welcome, come and give bowls a try.


Justice of the Peace
Available at the Citizens Advice Bureau Office 38 Hamilton Street Tauranga Mondays & Fridays 1pm-3pm


Justice of the Peace
Courthouse McLean Street 1-4pm. Arataki Community Centre 10am-12pm. Omokoroa Library Western Avenue 1-3pm. Papamoa Library 5-6pm


Keep On Your Feet
Omokoroa 11am-12pm, Settlers Hall, 334 Omokoroa Rd. Strength & balance classes for older adults. All levels of fitness welcome. Sharnie 021 111 8617


Keep On Your Feet
Balance & Strength class to fun music, social and friendly group. All welcome. Every Tuesday at 10:30am, Greerton Community Village Hall Ph Lynda 029 230 0162


Let's Learn Something New
An A-Z of Clubs, courses & classes happening now. Find an activity, join & do it! All ages. www.letslearn.co.nz or ph 07 544 9557


Men4Change Men’s Support Group
Supporting men who are feeling low, anxious, depressed, experiencing relationship breakdown & loneliness. Every 2nd Monday 7-9pm (next meeting Aug 16). Hamner Clinic 1235 Cameron Rd. Info: men4change.org or support@men4change.org


Monday Matinee
Enjoy a movie in the boutique Junction Theatre, 36 Main Rd, Katikati. Screening 1:30pm. Tickets $10/7.50 (Gold card). Ph 07 549 1658


Pickleball
Enjoy pickleball 9:15am-12:15pm Mount Sports Centre, cnr Maunganui and Hull Rds. $5. Paddles, balls and refreshments provided. Karen 027 602 6576 or Bob 027 478 6282.


Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, Katikati.www.taoisttaichi.org for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320


Tauranga City Brass Band
Meets 7-9pm at 10 Yatton Street, Greerton. New players very welcome. Jeremy 021 132 3341


Tauranga Civic Choir
We meet at Wesley Methodist Church, 100 13th Avenue, Tauranga on Mondays @ 7:30pm. All voices welcome, especially tenors and basses. Ph. Julia 575 0538.


Tauranga Creative Fibre
Every Monday 9:30am and 2nd & 4th Thursday 6:30. Join us learning new skills, knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, dyeing & felting. 177 Elizabeth St, Tauranga. Ph Cathy 07 570 2191


Tuesday 10 August


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 7.30pm. St Peters Anglican Church. 11 Victoria Rd, Mt Maunganui, All Welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Altrusa Int'l of Tauranga
A community service organisation who meet every 2nd Tuesday to organise projects and have fun and fellowship. Phone/text President Sandra 02 7483 8454 www.altrusa.org.nz


Badminton
9:15-11:45am Tuesday and Thursday QE2 Youth Centre, 71 Eleventh Ave, Tauranga. Visitors $6. Some racquets available. Morning tea. Melissa 027 307 6800 or Bob 027 478 6282.


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial information & advice.Don’t know? Ask Us! Phone or visit us at 38 Hamilton Street, Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-4pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


Conversation Cafe Dee St
Friends in the making at Pressie Church Hall cnr Macville Rd and Dee St, 10-11:45am all ages welcome. $5. Ph 021 127 4277


Croquet
at Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd. Tuesdays, Fridays & Sundays. 12:45 for 1pm start. Beginners welcome. Ph Peter 571 0633


Fitness Fun
Exercise with fun dance, weights, floor work, any age, go your pace. Venue: St Columba Church, 502 Otumoetai Road, Cherrywood. Info Gloria 0211392448


Fitness Fun & Coffee
Exercise with fun dance, weights, floor work, go your pace. Venue: St Columba Church, 502 Otumoetai Rd, Cherrywood 9:30-10:30am. Ph Gloria 021 139 2448


Golf Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Tues, Thurs, Sun 9.15am for 9.30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph. Nev 575 5121


Inachord Singers
Women’s group meet Tuesday 7pm at Bethlehem Community Church 183 Moffatt Rd. Join us for friendship and fun whilst learning to sing. Musical Director Andrew Braid


Israeli Dancing
Beginners class 6:30- 7:30pm. Gate Pa Primary School Hall, Cameron Rd. Circle & line dances. No partners required, all ages welcome! Ph Maria 0221652114


Justice of the Peace
Courthouse McLean Street 10am-12pm. Mount Maunganui Library 11am-1pm. Greerton Library 2-4pm.


Justice of the Peace
St. Columba Presbyterian Church, 502 Otumoetai Road 10am-noon


Keep On Your Feet
Katikati 10.30-11.30am, Catholic Church Hall, 89 Beach Rd. Strength & balance classes for older adults. All levels of fitness welcome. Ph Sharnie 021 111 8617


Merge Social Group
Are you a new resident to Tauranga? Come along to meet a friendly group, 1st & 3rd Tuesday of month. Email Karen at merge.tauranga@gmail.com


Mount Morning Badminton
9.30 12.00. Mt Sports Centre, Blake Park. Social, all ages, racquets available, beginners welcome. $5 per day. Ph Maxeen 575 0162


Mount Runners & Walkers
Join us to run or walk! Meet 9:25am May St Scout Hall. For adults of diverse fitness levels and abilities. mtrunnersandwalkers.co.nz for more details.


Mt Maunganui RSA Cards
We meet every Tuesday at 12.45pm for a game of 500. You will need to be a member of Mt Maunganui RSA to participate


Mt RSA Walking Club
We meet Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at 9.30am for a one hour walk. You will need to join the Mt RSA to participate.


Olympic Style Target Shooting
7pm at the Tauranga Target Rifle Range at 165 Elizabeth Street. All gear and coaching provided to help you progress from beginner to graded competitor


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start time 9am Tuesdays & Thursdays. Bellevue Park Windsor Rd (adjacent to swimming pool). New players and visitors welcome. Ph Pam 570 0302


Overeaters Anonymous
Do you overeat, over-exercise, restrict or purge compulsively? OA may be able to help. OA meets Tuesday 7-8pm and Friday 1-2pm. Phone 02102363236 for information.


Papamoa Beach Women's Institute
Meets every 3rd Tuesday at 11am-1.30 pm at Papamoa Sports Complex.


Play 500 Cards
All ages. prizes, tea & coffee provided. Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30pm. 342 Maunganui Rd 12:30pm. Ph Margaret 575 7482 or 027 658 6848. Parking at rear of hall.


Recycled Teenagers Gentle Exercise
For joint replacements, arthritics & recovery from accident or illness. For strength, coordination & balance. 9-10:30am St Mary’s Church cnr Girven & Marlin. Jennifer 571 1411


Scrabble
Keep that brain active! Play at Tauranga Citzens Club, 13th Ave. 9:20 for 9:30am start. Ring Jo Ann 5783606


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


South City Indoor Bowls
Greerton Hall. New members welcome. 7:15pm start. Coaching available. Ph Keith 577 1116.


Tai Chi Internal Arts
Beginner Classes. Fun. Non-religious. $5. 9:30am Tues & Thurs Te Puke Memorial Hall. 9:30am Weds St George’s Church Hall. 1pm Tues & 9:30am Thurs Te Puna Memorial Hall. David 027 222 2824


Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, Katikati.www.taoisttaichi.org for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320


Tauranga Model Railway club
Meet every Tuesday morning 9:30am-12pm and every Thursday night 7:30-9:30pm. Club rooms upstairs cnr of Mirrielees and Cross Roads. Ph Mike Oldfield 02 193 9233


Tauranga Patchwork & Quilters
Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7pm; 2nd & 4th Friday at 10am. Tauranga Art & Craft Centre, 177 Elizabeth St. Ph Denise 0272919917


Toastmasters Startup Club
A supportive and positive learning environment for the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills. EOI sought for a new club in Omokoroa area


Yoga for All
Welcome Bay Community Centre, 6-7:30pm. Traditional, relaxing Yoga class. Beginners welcome. $12 for one or $90 for nine classes. Bring a mat. Info: Bhajan 07 929 7484


Wednesday 11 August


Tennis Gate Pa
6-7:30pm. Newbies welcome - $10 to play plus get dinner. Relaxed, fun & good night out.


10 Pin Bowling
Bay Prime Timers, 1pm at 10 Pin Tauranga, 135 13th Ave. Play for fun, keep the score, occasionally competitive. Ph Les 027 605 8947


500 Cards Club
Join our friendly 500 club. 1pm at St Thomas More Church, 17 Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui. $3. Prizes and refreshments. Barbara 572 4962 or Bob 027 478 6282


Active Seniors Exercise Class
Strength and Balance Class for over 60’s. Matua Hall, Levers Road. Wednesdays 9:30 start. Phone Diana 021 047 6155 for further details. Cost $5.


Aglow Mt Maunganui
Tonight, our National President, Jeanette Ward. Receive from our heavenly Father and experience anointed ministry. 7pm, Mt Baptist Church, 66 Ranch Rd, Mt Maunganui. Sharron, 027 354 1060.


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, Tauranga Central Baptist Church. 640 Cameron Rd. All welcome Ph 0800 229 6757


Arabian Spice Belly Dance
Learn the right moves of Oriental dance. No partner required. St Columba Church Hall,502 Otumoetai Rd, 6.30 pm Tel:0211245982 Or 0226186938 arabianspicebd@gmail.com


Association Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Mon, Wed, Sat; 9:15am for 9:30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Jacqui 574 9232


Bible Study
Join us @ City Church 252 0tumoetai Rd, Studying the Book of John. Wednesday @ 6.45pm. Call Julie0211064890


Bromeliad Club Meeting
12:30-2:30pm Yacht Club, Sulphur Point. Roger Allen discusses plants to avoid planting in your garden and other horticultural wisdom. Monthly plant: Neoregelias. Good sales table. Visitors welcome


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial information & advice.Don’t know? Ask Us! Phone or visit us at 38 Hamilton Street, Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-4pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


Diabetes New Zealand
Drop in every Thursday 10am-12noon (no appointment needed) for info, education, and support for anyone living with diabetes and their families. 177a Fraser Street, Tauranga. 07 571 3422


Fernland Spa Gentle Exercise
Gentle exercise in warm mineral water. Suitable for joint replacements, arthritics & recovery from accident or injury. Good for strength, coordination & balance. Jennifer 027 206 0776


Healing Rooms New Venue
Experience Gods healing touch, whether physical, emotional, spiritual. Central Baptist Lounge. 640 Cameron Rd. 1-3pm. All welcome. No charge. www.healingrooms.co.nz 021 213 8875


Indoor Bowls
All ages welcome. Wednesdays & Fridays 12:45pm. Equipment, coffee & tea provided. Mount Senior Citizens Hall, 342 Maunganui Road. Ph Cyril 022 639 2585


Justice of the Peace
Available at the Citizens Advice Bureau Office 38 Hamilton Street Tauranga Wednesdays & Thursday 9:30-11:30am


Justice of the Peace
Courthouse- McLean Street 10am-1pm. Papamoa Library 10am-12pm. Welcome Bay Community Centre 1pm-3pm. Te Puna School Library 6.30-7.30pm


Kaimai Ramblers Tramping Group
Rotorua Redwood Forest: Around the Yellow and Purple track circuits. Grade Easy/Mod. Kevin 021 0200 6306


KOYF Greenwood Park WelcomeBay
Senior exercises with focus on balance & strength, both seated & standing. Fun welcoming group & instructor. Suits all abilities Info ph Jaime 022 340 6219


Marching for Leisure
A non-competitive activity for mature ladies. Fun, Fitness & Friendship. For Tauranga team’s practice and contact details ph Kath Jeffs 027 480 1340


Morris Dancing Group @TheJamFactory
Every Wednesday, All Welcome. Dance, music, social fun. Koha from $5. 6pm, TheJamFactory, Historic Village, 17th Ave. Book@ www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 07 571 3232.


Mount Geneolgy
Meets 1st Wednesday of month 10am Small helpful group. Ph Ken 575 6260


Mt RSA Crafty Friends
We meet every Wednesday at 9am for a friendly chat and crafts. You will need to be member of Mt Maunganui RSA to participate.


Newcomers Coffee morning
Multicultural Tauranga has a free coffee and morning chat for migrants and newcomers every Wednesday at 10am. Historic Village, Complex 1, Tauranga (07) 571 6419


Pickleball
The latest craze. 10am to noon Baypark, 81 Truman Lane Mt Maunganui. $5. Paddles and balls provided. Bob 027 478 6282 or Viv 021 162 3342 to confirm venue.


Scottish Country Dancing
Mount Senior Citizens Hall, 345 Maunganui Road. 7pm General Dancing $3. Ph Mary 574 8687 or Lynne 021 140 7912


Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, Katikati.www.taoisttaichi.org for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320


Tauranga Embroiderers' Guild
Meets EVERY Wednesday at Tauranga Rowing Club, Devonport Road 10am-2.30pm and 7-9pm. Beginners welcome. Contact Carol Roband 027 348 5875/466 0075 taurangaembroiderersguild@gmail.com


Tauranga Floral Art
Beginners class, workshop, competition, and morning tea. Baptist Church Tauranga 9:30 am. New Members welcome. Ph Sue 07 552 6681


Tunes Session
New weekly group for playing English folk tunes 8-9pm. All players and appreciative listeners welcome. Koha from $5 Jam Factory, Historic Village Tauranga. BorderMorris@gmail.com