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Monday 21 October


Achieve Toastmasters
Build a Better You! Achieve Toastmasters meets 1st, 3rd, 5th Monday of month, St Stephens Church Hall, Brookfield. 7:30pm start. Ph Dee 027 636 2100


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 10am Mon & Fri. Tauranga Central Baptist Church cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Argentine Tango in Tauranga
Free introduction to authentically danced close embrace, highlighting your sensibility. Welcome to our warm, open, fun group. Ph Denise 020 4006 1340 or Facebook Tango in Tauranga


Chess At Mount Maunganui
Mount RSA Chess Club, 544 Maunganui Rd, 6-7pm. Late program 7pm onwards. Incl casual games. Noel 579 5412


Chess In The Afternoon
Keep mentally fit. Chess 1pm Hillier Centre 31 Gloucester Rd Mt Maunganui. $4. Equipment & refreshments provided. Ph Bob or Viv 575 5845 or 027 478 6282


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


Diabetes Help Tauranga
Drop-in clinic. 10am-12pm, no appointment necessary. Advice or support for anyone living with diabetes & their families. 174 11th Ave, Tauranga


Dutch Friendly Support Network
Coffee morning (1st Monday of month) 10am-12noon. $3 entry. Vintage Car Club Rooms, Cliff Rd, Tauranga. Ph Bernadette 07 572 3968


Friends Of The Library
Greerton Library Book Group meets monthly at 10:30am. Join us for morning tea & see if this is the group for you. Jenny 543 4760


Genealogy Friendly Meeting
Mako Room, Papamoa Community Centre 1:30pm-3.30pm. We help solve your brick walls or give assistance to beginners. 544 4182


Omokoroa Beach Indoor Bowls
Settlers Hall, Omokoroa Rd 1pm for 1:30pm start. $3 per session, first session free. Please wear smooth-soled shoes. Equipment provided. All welcome.


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Pickleball at the Mount
What is Pickleball? Lots of fun! Join us at Mt Sports Ctr, Blake Park 10am-12pm. Equipment provided. Ph Viv 575 5845 or 021 162 3342


Postnatal Support Group
10am-12pm Bethlehem Birthing Centre. All parents & caregivers of 0-2 yr olds welcome. Ph 07 549 4522


Recycled Teenagers gentle exercise
Mon/Wed Tga Senior Citz Club 14 Norris St. 9:15-10:45. Tues St Mary’s church hall cnr Girven & Marlin 9-10:30. Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Silver Singers Choir
Soprano, alto, tenor, bass voices required. Practice at St Stephens Chapel, Brookfield Tce 1-3 pm. Ph Pat 579 1036


Tai Chi Bethlehem
New Beginner class. Bethlehem Hall 1:30pm. All welcome. $5. Ph David 027 222 2824


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Tai Chi beginner class. All welcome. Qigong set included. Non religious. Fun. Greerton Senior Citizens Hall, 33 Maitland St. 9:30-11am. Ph 552 4425 David (with SportBOP).


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Greerton Senior Citizens Hall, beginner classes Mon 9:30am. Te Puke Memorial Hall, Tues 9:30am, Wed 5:30pm. LokHup Friday 11am. All incl Qigong. Ph 552 4425


Taoist Tai Chi
New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 9:30-11am. Memorial Hall Te Puke 9-10:30am. Great for stress, suitable for all. Start anytime. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga City Brass
Band practice at Band hall, 10 Yatton St Greerton. All welcome. 7-9pm. Ph Jeremy 021 132 3341


Tauranga Creative Fibre
Every Mon 9:30am & 2nd & 4th Thur 7pm. Learn knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving & felting. 177 Elizabeth St. Ph Margaret 07 571 3483


Te Puke/Papamoa Floral Art
Meets 1pm Methodist Hall, Oroua St Te Puke. Technique & workshop. All welcome. Ph Val 573 7804


Vision Friendship Club (FNZI)
Friendship Fun Fellowship mixed club for retirees. Meets 4th Mon of month at Citizens Club 10am. Guest speakers interest groups. Ph Bryan 570 2483


Welcome Bay Art Group
9:30am at Lighthouse Church Meeting Room (next to village shops). Ph Denis 544 6451


Tuesday 22 October


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


Badminton Tauranga Morning Club
Keep fit the fun way. Badminton Tues & Thur 9am Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre 71 11th Ave. Racquets available. Ph Bob 0274 786 282 or Judy 579 4495


Beginner Social Dance Class
Tues 7pm Tauranga Primary School Hall, 5th Ave, or Wed 8pm Welcome Bay School Hall, Welcome Bay Rd. Ph 544 2337 or 027 322 1786


Beginners Watercolour
Practical guide learning the skills of watercolour painting, Nick Eggleston. Starts 5th Nov, 4 weeks, 6:30-8:30pm, The Artery, Historic Village. Book@ www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 07 571 3232


Bureta Garden Circle
1:30pm St John’s Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd, Otumoetai. Visitors welcome. Ph Lois 576 4378


Contemporary Issues In Religion
Earth Diverse & Tauranga Moana Interfaith Council course on Religious Fundamentalism, Extremism & Terrorism. 6-8:30pm, 1 Church St. More info & to register http://www.earthdiverse.org.nz/registration


Conversation Cafe For Seniors
10am-12pm St Andrews Church, Dee St Mt Maunganui. Enjoy conversation, companionship, activities, & sharing, along with tasty morning tea. $5. Ph 575 9347


Dads' Support Group
Join us for coffee & chat 7:30pm at 538 Fraser St. Ph 07 571 0371 for more info


Ethnic Womens' Coffee Morning
Join us at Merivale Community Centre, have a free coffee & make some friends 10-11:30am. Ph 07 579 0532 shaktitauranga@gmail.com for more info


Falun Dafa Free Classes
Replace chaos with calm leading up to Christmas using this mind/body practice. 7pm, Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd, Bayfair. Ph/txt Judy 021 0425 398


Fitness Fun
Cardio, weights, floor work, balance & dance. 9:30am St Columba Church, 502 Otumoetai Rd, Cherrywood. Ph Gloria 021 139 2448


Friends Of The Library
Mount Maunganui Library Book Group meets monthly at 10am. Join us for morning tea & book chat. All welcome. Gail 574 3376


Golf Croquet
Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St Tues, Thur & Sun 8:45am for 9am start. New players & visitors welcome. Nev 575 5121


Inachord Womens' Chorus
If you like singing, dance, make friends & have fun, join us! Great Musical Director. 7-9pm Bethlehem Community Church 183 Moffat Rd. Ph Sabine 021 111 8659


Keep On Your Feet
Strength & balance exercises for older adults, all levels of fitness welcome. 1-2pm at Katikati Catholic Church hall, 89 Beach Rd, Katikati. Sharnie 021 111 8617


Marching For Leisure
A non-competitive activity for mature ladies. Fun, fitness & friendship. Ph Coreen 570 0172 or 021 298 3480


Midweek Music
1st Tues in the month 7-10pm. Cliff Rd Hall. Mostly country. Good backing band. $3 entry. Ph Dick 027 493 8458


Mount Morning Badminton
9-11:30am. Mt Sports Centre, Blake Park. Social, all ages, racquets available, beginners welcome. $5 per day. Ph Margaret 575 9792


Mount Senior Citizens Assn
Afternoon 500 Cards, Mount Senior’s Hall Lounge, 345 Maunganui Rd, Tues & Thurs 12:30pm. New members welcome. Ph Barry 021 950 028


Multicultural Tauranga Italian
Speak Italian with a native Italian teacher. A key to Italy! An interactive learning & friendly environment. Grazie. Ph 571 6419, enquiries@trmc.co.nz


Multicultural Tauranga TaiChi
Slow movement Tai Chi classes 10-11am. All welcome! $5 per class. Ph 571 6419, enquiries@trmc.co.nz


Ocean Running Fun Run
Weekly 5k Mauao base track run & walk. Entry $6 Mount Ocean Sports Club 5:15pm. Run starts 6pm. Free drink, spot prizes. Phil 021 383 354


Omokoroa Beach Indoor Bowls
Settlers Hall, Omokoroa Rd 6:30pm for 7pm start. $3 per session, first session free. Please wear smooth-soled shoes. Equipment provided. All welcome.


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


Papamoa Tennis Club
Adult social tennis. Tue & Fri 9-11am, Wed 6-8pm, Sat 2-4pm. Gordon Spratt Reserve. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Andrew 021 0292 6934


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Poetry Read Between Wines
Casual get together welcoming emerging/established poets & lovers of poems. Last Tuesday of month, 7pm $5 The Incubator, Historic Village. Info@www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 07 571 3232


Recycled Teenagers gentle exercise
Mon/Wed Tga Senior Citz Club 14 Norris St. 9:15-10:45. Tues St Mary’s church hall cnr Girven & Marlin 9-10:30. Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Sequence Dancing
Tauranga Social & Leisure Club, St John Anglican Church Hall 94 Bureta Rd, Otumoetai. 7pm-9:30 except 2nd Tues of month 3:30-6pm. Faye 543 3280


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Tai Chi beginner & regular classes. All welcome. 9:30-11am. Te Puke Memorial Hall. Fun times. Ph David 552 4425 (with SportBOP).


Taoist Tai Chi
New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 1-2:30pm. Memorial Hall KatiKati 1:15-2:45pm. 345 Maunganui Rd 5:30-7pm. Suitable for all. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Taoist Tai Chi
Beginner classes at 15 Koromiko St, Judea 1-2:30pm. Memorial Hall KatiKati 1:15-2:45pm. 345 Maunganui Rd 5:30-7pm. Suitable for all. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Astronomical Society
Tonight’s programme continues with the solar system’s moons, in particular Jupiter’s interesting volcanic moon Io. Telescope viewing weather dependent. Fergusson Park Observatory 7:30


Tauranga Diamond Friendship Club
For active retirees, monthly meetings 1:30pm 1st Tues each month at Tauranga Citz Club, guest speakers, social outings, numerous activities, all welcome. Ph Nancy 543 4468


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


Te Māpouriki
NZ composer Kenneth Young’s NZSO Cooks Landfall Series to mark 250 years since the first encounters between Maori and European settlers. Baycourt 7:30pm. www.baycourt.co.nz


Te Puna Tennis Club
Small but friendly tennis club welcomes new members. Social tennis Tues at 9am. Also twilight tennis on Wednesday evenings. Ph 021 506 855 tptennisclub@gmail.com


Welcome Bay Lions
Coffee group 3rd Tues monthly. Welcome Bay Community Centre 10:30-11:30. All welcome. Ph Sue 571 8940


Welcome Bay Strength Balance
Improve your strength & balance in a fun, supportive group class to motivating music for over 60s. Welcome Bay Hall, 11am. $6. Ph Raewyn 027 607 743


Yoga For All
Welcome Bay Community Ctr, 6:30-8pm. Traditional, relaxing yoga class. Beginners welcome. $12 for one or $90 for 9 classes. Bring a mat. Bhajan 07 929 7484


Yoga, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting? Or have special needs? I can design a class to specifically suit your needs & capabilities. Asunta 021 061 4394


Wednesday 23 October


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


Age Concern Walking Group
10am The Lakes, Lake View Bus Stop


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 1st & 3rd Wed of month. Tauranga Central Baptist church, cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


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


Beginner Social Dance Class
Tues 7pm Tauranga Primary School Hall, 5th Ave, or Wed 8pm Welcome Bay School Hall, Welcome Bay Rd. Ph 544 2337 or 027 322 1786


City Early Start Toastmasters
To improve public speaking & leadership skills, join friendly, motivated, enthusiastic City Early Start Toastmasters at Classic Flyers Cafe, 7am-8:15am. LaniDTM@gmail.com www.cityearlystart.co.nz or see Facebook.


Community Bible Study
Join us @ City Church 252 Otumoetai Rd 7-9pm for a Bible Study on the Book of Revelation. Ph Julie 552 4068


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


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


Fitness League
Exercise, movement & dance focusing on posture, stretching, strengthening & flexibilty suitable for all ages & abilities, 10am, Katikati Memorial Hall. Pam 549 4799


Gate Pa Midweek Tennis
Wed & Fri 9am-12pm. Come & make new friends. Visitors at all levels especially welcome. Ph Geoff 021 474 807


Healing Rooms
Come, experience God’s healing touch, whether physical, emotional, spiritual. Behind Graced Oppshop, cnr 11th Ave, Christopher St 1-3pm. No charge. Ph 021 110 0878 www.healingrooms.org.nz


Home Based Christian Church
Join us for a one-hour sharing from the teachings of Jesus Christ. 7:30pm Papamoa Community Centre (at library) 15 Gravatt Rd. John 022 680 7705


Mount Senior Citizens Association
Afternoon Indoor Bowls, Mount Seniors’ Hall 345 Maunganui Rd. Names in 12:45 pm, New members & beginners welcome. Ph Nancy 575 4675


Multicultural Morning Tea
Come have free cuppa with us & meet people from all over the world 10:30-12. Multicultural Office, 17th Ave Historic Village


Newcomers Network Coffee Morning
All migrants/newcomers are invited to join us 10am-12pm for a chat at Multicultural Centre, Historic Village, 17th Ave. Free. Ph 571 6419


Papamoa Tennis Club
Adult social tennis. Tue & Fri 9-11am, Wed 6-8pm, Sat 2-4pm. Gordon Spratt Reserve. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Andrew 021 0292 6934


Papamoa Toastmasters
Build a Better You! Papamoa Toastmasters meets 1st, 3rd, 5th Wed of month at 3 Palm Springs Boulevard. 5:30pm start. Ph Chrissy 027 296 7939


Pickleball at the Mount
What is Pickleball? Lots of fun! Join us at Mt Sports Ctr, Blake Park 10am-12pm. Equipment provided. Ph Viv 575 5845 or 021 162 3342


Recycled Teenagers gentle exercise
Mon/Wed Tga Senior Citz Club 14 Norris St. 9:15-10:45. Tues St Mary’s church hall cnr Girven & Marlin 9-10:30. Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Sahaja Yoga Meditation (Free)
Running until 4th Dec, 7:30pm-8:30pm. Sport BOP Offices, 406 Devonport Rd, Tauranga (between 12th & 13th Ave). Ian 027 884 2238


Singles Coffee Club 60+
Looking 4 coffee & meeting new friends? Gayle 027 439 3267 or Email mixandmingle@xtra.co.nz


Tai Chi Papamoa
New Beginner class 9:30am. Papamoa Library, Tohora Rm. All welcome. Great for health & aging. $5. Ph Steven 027 333 1315


Tai Chi Te Puke
Beginner Class. Te Puke Memorial Hall. Settlers Rm. 5.30pm. Great for after work mind body rejuv. All welcome. $5. Linda 027 948 6385


Taoist Tai Chi
Celebrating 30 years in NZ. New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 1-2:30pm & 5:30-7pm. Great for stress, suitable for all. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Twilight Tennis
Te Puna Tennis Club welcomes new members to twilight tennis. Ph Catherine on 021 506 855


Welcome Home Spiritual Community
Guest speaker Rob Osborne (Rotorua) psychic healer tutor. Messages from spirit. St Georges lounge, Church St, Gate Pa. 7:15pm $5 entry. Ph 021 126 4790


Thursday 24 October


500 Cards Club Papamoa
Keep your brain active. Play 500 cards 1pm at Papamoa Sports & Recreation Ctr. $4 incl afternoon tea. Ph Bob 027 478 6282


Art Therapy
12:30-3:30 Papamoa Community Centre for people with experience of mental illness. Mosaics, decopage, card making etc. Free.


Badminton Tauranga Morning Club
Keep fit the fun way. Badminton Tues & Thur 9am Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre 71 11th Ave. Racquets available. Ph Bob 0274 786 282 or Judy 579 4495


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


Community Bible Study
Join us @ 14th Avenue Gospel Centre 10am-12pm for a Bible Study on the Book of Revelation. Ph Gay 021 225 5981


Fitness League
Exercise, movement & dance focusing on posture, stretching, strengthening & flexibility suitable for all abilities.10am Baptist Church Hall,13th Ave. Pam 549 4799


Friends Of The Library
Greerton Library Meeting Room 10am for morning tea. Susan Brocker talks about her books for older children & young adults. Everyone welcome. Pam 571 2566


Golf Croquet
Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St Tues, Thur & Sun 8:45am for 9am start. New players & visitors welcome. Nev 575 5121


Katikati Toastmasters
Build a Better You! Katikati Toastmasters meets 1st, 3rd, 5th Thursday of month, Katikati Community Ctr, Beach Rd. 7:30pm start. Ph Chrissy 0272 967 939


Keynotes Womens' Barbershop Chorus
7pm Wesley Hall 100 13th Ave. Come & join us. All ages welcome. Singing keeps you young. Ph Bernice 576 4848, Facebook Keynotes Inc.


Ladies Social Craft Club
All crafts very welcome 9am-2pm. Arataki Community Centre Bayfair. Pop in & have a look! Ph Sandy 0210 836 7671


Lighthouse Cafe
Craft, coffee, cake, chit chat at Lighthouse Church Welcome Bay, 10am-12pm. All ages welcome. Gold coin donation. Ph Mel 027 576 3105


Mainly Music
Music & dance for preschoolers, Mums & Carers. $4 per family. Morning tea provided. 9:30-10am. Holy Trinity Church, 251 Devonport Rd.


Mount Senior Citizens Assn
Afternoon 500 Cards, Mount Senior’s Hall Lounge, 345 Maunganui Rd, Tues & Thurs 12:30pm. New members welcome. Ph Barry 021 950 028


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


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Sign Bomb
Let’s talk about /with NZSL (NZ Sign Language )! World’s End Bar & Restaurant @ Fraser Cove 11am-12:30pm. More info Yuko email:hunyako3@gmail.com or FB:Visual Voices


Social Games
Club Mount Maunganui. Come along & play indoor bowls or cards. Have a fun afternoon. Everyone welcome. Ph Dot 575 3780


Sunshine Sequence Dance Group
Dancers join us for our end of year Christmas Dance, Baptist Church Hall, 13th Ave. Thur 28 Nov 7-10pm. Ladies plate or $5. Men $5. Jan 544 4379


Taoist Tai Chi
New Beginner classes: 15 Koromiko St, Judea, 1-2:30pm & 5:30-7pm. 345 Maunganui Rd, 6:15-7:45pm. Katikati Memorial Hall, 5:30-7pm. All welcome. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Taoist Tai Chi
New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 1-2:30pm & 5:30-7pm. 345 Maunganui Rd 6:15-7:45pm. Katikati Memorial Hall 5:30-7pm. All welcome. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Arts Festival
Running until 3 Nov. Various shows at Baycourt. See www.baycourt.co.nz for info, show times & tickets.


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


Yoga, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting? Or have special needs? I can design a class to specifically suit your needs & capabilities. Asunta 021 061 4394


Zonta Fundraiser
Rialto Theatre 5:30pm. $20pp. Showing Judy Garland movie. Cash bar & snacks provided. All welcome! Fundraiser for Womens’ Scholarships. Ph Suzy 021 266 5044


Friday 25 October


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 10am Mon & Fri. Tauranga Central Baptist Church cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Artists Feedback Lab
Casual group discussing pricing, exhibiting, materials, selling, critiques of your art. 2nd Friday of month, 10am-12pm $5 The Artery, Historic Village. Info@www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 571 3232


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


Free Childrens Art Workshop
Facilitating children to create art using natural resources learning hand-eye coordination with Arohanoa Mathews. 1st Nov 10am-11:30am, The Artery, Historic Village. Book@ www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 571 3232


Gate Pa Midweek Tennis
Wed & Fri 9am-12pm. Come & make new friends. Visitors at all levels especially welcome. Ph Geoff 021 474 807


Mount Senior Citizens Association
Afternoon Indoor Bowls, Mount Seniors’ Hall 345 Maunganui Rd. Names in 12:45 pm, New members & beginners welcome. Ph Nancy 575 4675


Paint With Arataki Artists
Paint socially 9am-12pm at Arataki Community Ctr. Occasional tutor. Beginners welcome. Ph Fran 021 136 8173 or 575 2520


Papamoa Tennis Club
Adult social tennis. Tue & Fri 9-11am, Wed 6-8pm, Sat 2-4pm. Gordon Spratt Reserve. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Andrew 021 0292 6934


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Taoist Tai Chi
Celebrating 30 years in NZ. New Beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 9-10:30am. 242 Dickson Rd, Papamoa 9-10.30am. Suitable for all. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Woodcrafters 2019 Show
Nov 22-24, 10-4pm Mount SportsCentre. Carving, woodturning, toymaking & scrollsaw exhibition. Come ‘have a go’. Equipment, woodwork & food sales. Entry $5. U15 free.


The Sociables
Females & Males in their 30s/40s/50s that meet to dine out & participate in bushwalks & local events & activities. Ph 022 012 0376


Twilight Races
Exciting thoroughbred racing starts at 2:45pm. Free Entry. Tauranga Racecourse, Cameron Rd.


WANTED Books/CDs/DVDs/Puzzles
For Mount Lions Lioness Clubs 2020 Annual Bookfair. Ph Shirley (Mount) 575 2725, Coleen (Papamoa) 572 5544, Colleen (Tauranga) 579 5133


Saturday 26 October


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


Bay Network Social Singles
Single, over 50? For weekend dinners, barbecues, pot lucks etc. & an annual trip away, Ph Jonathan 572 2091, Maureen 021 112 3307


Beth-El Messianic Family
Celebrate the Sabbath (Sat) as Yeshua (Jesus) & all early believers did. All Welcome. 10am, Otumoetai Primary Hall. Joel van Ameringen 021 768 043 www.BethEl.org.nz


Chair Up Upholstery Workshop
Make your own headboard, all sizes, bring own fabric. With Paula Jones. 2nd Nov 9:30-4:30pm, The Artery, Historic Village. Book@ www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 07 571 3232


Coffee n Chat 60+
R u interested in meeting up with a friendly group for a coffee n chat 10am. Marlene 027 342 0698 or marlenehurle@xtra.co.nz


Community Yoga Class
9am. Bring your friends. Enjoy community chai after class. $5 or free to LightRoom Members, 325 Maunganui Rd. Ph Rayna 027 464 0691 rayna@thelightroom.studio


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


Jigsaw Library
Welcome to the St Stephens Jigsaw Library 10am-12noon. Hire: $1 for 1000+ piece, 50c under 1000 piece. Cnr Highmore & Brookfield Tce, Brookfield


Katikati Tramping Club
Waihi Beach Tramp, moderate/hilly, 8:30am start. Ph 0274 750 556 by 7:30pm Friday


Kulim Park Upgrade
Say what you think! 10:30am-1:30pm at Kulim Park, 101 Kulim Ave. Tauranga City Council info day. Receive a coffee in exchange for feedback. www.tauranga.govt.nz/kulim-park


LOL Laughter Wellness
Come & join us & laugh away your winter blues. Arataki Community Ctr, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui 11-11:45am. Ph Trish 022 036 6768


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start 1:30pm. Bellevue Park Windsor Rd (adjacent to swimming pool). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Victor 027 577 1818 a/hrs


Papamoa Tennis Club
Adult social tennis. Tue & Fri 9-11am, Wed 6-8pm, Sat 2-4pm. Gordon Spratt Reserve. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Andrew 021 0292 6934


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Taoist Tai Chi
Celebrating 50 years internationally & 30 years in NZ. New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 8:30-10am. All welcome. Start anytime. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Farmers Market
7:45-12 Tauranga Primary School cnr Cameron Rd & 5th Ave. Fresh & artisan products direct from producers. Ph 0274 915 876


Tauranga Scottish Society Dance
Wesley Church Hall, 100 13th Ave, 7-10pm, $7 entry, includes supper & raffle, warm welcome. Ph 07 218 1318


Tauranga Synchronised Swimming Club
Friendly synchronised swimming club based at Baywave. Beginners train Sat mornings. First lesson free. Ph Jo 027 543 1697, www.taurangasynchro.co.nz or Facebook @taurangasynchroNZ


Tauranga Woodcrafters 2019 Show
Nov 22-24, 10-4pm Mount SportsCentre. Carving, woodturning, toymaking & scrollsaw exhibition. Come ‘have a go’. Equipment, woodwork & food sales. Entry $5. U15 free.


The Rusty Mannequin Sale
Pre-loved women’s & men’s clothing sale, priced from $6. The Historic Village, 17th Ave, Tga. 9am-12 pm. Cash only


Yoga, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting? Or have special needs? I can design a class to specifically suit your needs & capabilities. Asunta 021 061 4394


Sunday 27 October


Art and Artisan Fair
11am-3pm locally handmade art & wares at the Black Sheep Restaurant, 21 Plummers Point Rd, Whakamarama


BOP Oodle Club
Playdates for dogs! Meet up first Sunday of each month at Fergusson Park (Beach Rd end). 2-3pm. Gold coin donation.


Cold Wax Painting Workshop
Half day workshop to explore what cold wax is. Only $65. Sue MacDougall, 9-12:30pm, The Artery, Historic Village. Book@ www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 571 3232


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


Golf Croquet
Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St Tues, Thur & Sun 8:45am for 9am start. New players & visitors welcome. Nev 575 5121


Historic Village Market
17th Ave, 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month, 8am-12pm, wet or fine. A Bethlehem Te Puna Lions Project. Ph Bernie Allen 021 0422 612


Home Based Christian Church
Join us for a one-hour sharing from the teachings of Jesus Christ. 7pm Papamoa Sports & Recreation Centre, 80 Alice Way. John 022 680 7705


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. info@www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 571 3232


Oropi Sunday Market
Great range of quality stalls that vary monthly there is something for everyone. Browse the stalls & grab a delicious breakfast/brunch. 1295 Oropi Rd


Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Sun & Thurs 1:30-4pm, in pond behind 24 Montego Drive Papamoa, sailing Electron Yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419


Sunday Stitch Workshop
Textile Art casual get together. Create treasures with Kristy Clegg. First Sunday of month, 10am-1pm. $10. The Artery, Historic Village. Info@www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 571 3232


Tauranga Spiritual Growth Centre
Every 2nd & 4th Sunday at 14 Norris St. Doors open 6:30pm starts 7pm. $5. Come join our spiritual community. Mediums, energy healers, meditation, holistic health.


Tauranga Underwater Hockey Club
Have a go at underwater hockey at Baywave at 5pm. No experience needed. Just come with your togs & we’ll provide the gear. https://www.sporty.co.nz/taurangauhc emailtuwh@gmail.com


Tauranga Woodcrafters 2019 Show
Nov 22-24, 10-4pm Mount SportsCentre. Carving, woodturning, toymaking & scrollsaw exhibition. Come ‘have a go’. Equipment, woodwork & food sales. Entry $5. U15 free.


Travel Friendship Force
Interested in international travel with home hosting? Tauranga Western BOP Friendship Force is part of a worldwide organisation! Ph Barbara 574 5711 or Jonathan 572 2091


Monday 28 October


Achieve Toastmasters
Build a Better You! Achieve Toastmasters meets 1st, 3rd, 5th Monday of month, St Stephens Church Hall, Brookfield. 7:30pm start. Ph Dee 027 636 2100


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 10am Mon & Fri. Tauranga Central Baptist Church cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Argentine Tango in Tauranga
Free introduction to authentically danced close embrace, highlighting your sensibility. Welcome to our warm, open, fun group. Ph Denise 020 4006 1340 or Facebook Tango in Tauranga


Chess At Mount Maunganui
Mount RSA Chess Club, 544 Maunganui Rd, 6-7pm. Late program 7pm onwards. Incl casual games. Noel 579 5412


Chess In The Afternoon
Keep mentally fit. Chess 1pm Hillier Centre 31 Gloucester Rd Mt Maunganui. $4. Equipment & refreshments provided. Ph Bob or Viv 575 5845 or 027 478 6282


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


Diabetes Help Tauranga
Drop-in clinic. 10am-12pm, no appointment necessary. Advice or support for anyone living with diabetes & their families. 174 11th Ave, Tauranga


Dutch Friendly Support Network
Coffee morning (1st Monday of month) 10am-12noon. $3 entry. Vintage Car Club Rooms, Cliff Rd, Tauranga. Ph Bernadette 07 572 3968


Omokoroa Beach Indoor Bowls
Settlers Hall, Omokoroa Rd 1pm for 1:30pm start. $3 per session, first session free. Please wear smooth-soled shoes. Equipment provided. All welcome.


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Pickleball at the Mount
What is Pickleball? Lots of fun! Join us at Mt Sports Ctr, Blake Park 10am-12pm. Equipment provided. Ph Viv 575 5845 or 021 162 3342


Recycled Teenagers gentle exercise
Mon/Wed Tga Senior Citz Club 14 Norris St. 9:15-10:45. Tues St Mary’s church hall cnr Girven & Marlin 9-10:30. Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Silver Singers Choir
Soprano, alto, tenor, bass voices required. Practice at St Stephens Chapel, Brookfield Tce 1-3 pm. Ph Pat 579 1036


Tai Chi Bethlehem
New Beginner class. Bethlehem Hall 1:30pm. All welcome. $5. Ph David 027 222 2824


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Tai Chi beginner class. All welcome. Qigong set included. Non religious. Fun. Greerton Senior Citizens Hall, 33 Maitland St. 9:30-11am. Ph 552 4425 David (with SportBOP).


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Greerton Senior Citizens Hall, beginner classes Mon 9:30am. Te Puke Memorial Hall, Tues 9:30am, Wed 5:30pm. LokHup Friday 11am. All incl Qigong. Ph 552 4425


Taoist Tai Chi
New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 9:30-11am. Memorial Hall Te Puke 9-10:30am. Great for stress, suitable for all. Start anytime. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Creative Fibre
Every Mon 9:30am & 2nd & 4th Thur 7pm. Learn knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving & felting. 177 Elizabeth St. Ph Margaret 07 571 3483


Vision Friendship Club (FNZI)
Friendship Fun Fellowship mixed club for retirees. Meets 4th Mon of month at Citizens Club 10am. Guest speakers interest groups. Ph Bryan 570 2483


Welcome Bay Art Group
9:30am at Lighthouse Church Meeting Room (next to village shops). Ph Denis 544 6451