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Sounds of Whangarei
Fritter: Brendon White, co-owner of Wards Music Works Whangarei, at the launch of the latest
A sizzling hot music mix
made in Northland has
been dished up in
Fritter 4 is a 22-track col-
lection of Northland artists
covering a range of genres
including acoustic, dance,
indie, electronica, death
metal and punk rock, put
out by Wards' Music and
Big Door Recording Studio.
Artists appearing include
Daniel Hewson, Lunar,
Long Road South, The Olly
Knox Experiment, Glenn
Davidson, Bleeding Aimee,
Spazmatron featuring Jus
D, JJ-Distort, Lorraine
Migraine, Hackmessah, The
Dead Horses, Say La V, The
Persuaders, Ian Sweeney,
Martin, Kat Brown, Nicola
Probert, Guv and Kauri
Mountain Gun Club.
People can buy the Fritter
4 CD from Wards Music for
$15 or download from
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WHANGAREI HARMONY CHORUS,
Fun a capella singing. Brass Band
Hall, Dyer St Monday nights 7pm.
Sheryl Cumming 430-2255 (day)
WHANGAREI HATEA LIONS CLUB
(mixed), Dinner meeting 1st Thurs
each month @ RSA Rust Ave, 6pm.
Business meeting 3rd Thurs @
Northland Homebased Childcare
rooms, 6pm. Yvonne 4343889 or
WHANGAREI HEADS Community
Art Centre, Carole 434-0114.
PLAYCENTRE, For families/
whanau and their children from birth
to 6 years, School Rd, Mon, Weds,
Thurs & Fri 9am-12noon.
WHANGAREI HEALERS, Meets
Mondays, 7pm Masonic Village Hall,
Maunu. A warm welcome to all who
would like to receive healing or learn
how to give it. Entry by donation.
WHANGAREI HOME EDUCATORS
SUPPORT GROUP, Meets weekly,
Shelley 436-1362 or Karen
WHANGAREI LESBIAN WAAHINE
TAKATAAPUI BISEXUAL QUEER
WOMYN'S CIRCLE, meets 1st
Thursday of the month. Denise
021-182 3926. Heather 459-4547.
LIONS CLUB, Meets 3rd Thurs each
month at Whangarei Womens Club,
cnr Rust Ave and Alexander St. Edna
WHANGAREI MULTIPLE BIRTH
CLUB, Parenting twins, triplets or
quads, playgroup twice a month 2nd
& 4th Friday, Nikki 437-7148.
WHANGAREI ORIENTEERING, enjoy
a run or walk using a map. Fun
navigation events suitable for all
ages and fitness levels. Anna
021-412041, or Paul 436-1957.
WHANGAREI PAKEKE Lions Club,
Enlisting new members, men,
women, retired, or 55yrs of age
plus. Two meetings monthly (one
business, one social). Join our
social evenings, have dinner learn
about our club. 438-6022
WHANGAREI PATCHWORKERS &
QUILTERS CLUB, Meets second
Saturday of each month at Maunu
Primary School Hall, 12.30-3pm.
WHANGAREI RADIO CONTROLLED
CAR CLUB, Race fortnightly
Sundays at Tikipunga Countdown.
Great hobby/sport for all ages. Dave
436-5755 or Murray 433-5977.
WHANGAREI ROCK N ROLL CLUB,
Dance lessons - Monday adult
beginners 7pm, block course every
4 weeks Wednesday 7pm adult
intermediates lessons. Toddler rock
every Monday 10am. Children's
lessons every Friday 5.30-6.30pm
followed by fun family night/ social
night 8pm. Tuesday rockers for
special needs at 6pm. Hall for
higher, cabaret acts available.
William Fraser Park, Riverside Drive.
WHANGAREI ROTARY CLUB,
Luncheon meeting every Tuesday
11.20am-1pm, Whangarei Club,
Rust Ave. Side entrance off car park
(opp old Library). All welcome -
WHANGAREI RSA WIDOWS, Meets
4th Mon, RSA dining room, 1.30pm.
WHANGAREI SAI CENTRE, Meets
every Thursday from 7.30pm,
Masonic Village Hall, Maunu Rd for
study circle and devotional singing.
Penny 436-5405 or Marcia
WHANGAREI SCOTTISH COUNTRY
DANCE CLUB, Meets 7.30pm
Onerahi Community Hall every
Jan 430-0099 or Fiona 437-1817.
WHANGAREI SCRABBLE CLUB,
Meets every Thurs from 1-4pm,
Markwick House, 1 Norfolk St. New
members welcome. Bev 4302832
or Sue 437-6151.
WHANGAREI SEQUENCE DANCE
CLUB, lessons for all ages Mon
nights, Mar-Nov, 6.30pm-7.30pm
then dance 'till 9.30pm, $3 p/p.
Dance 1st and 3rd Sat of the month
from 8pm, $8 entry and a plate of
supper. Venue, St Andrews Church
Hall, Hunt St.
WHANGAREI SHELL CLUB, Meets
once a month. For further
information, contact Gwenda
WHANGAREI SPINNERS &
WEAVERS, Meet at the Trinity
Uniting Church Hall, cnr Kiripaka Rd
and Otuhiwai Cres, Tikipunga every
2nd and 4th Monday monthly,
10am-2pm. Allane McDonald
WHANGAREI STATIONARY ENGINE
CLUB, Meets at their workshops/
clubrooms every Weds, 9am to 4pm
at Heritage Park, Maunu. New
members welcome. Come join an
enthusiastic bunch of people whose
hobby is restoring antique engines
and machines. Roy 435-6708 or
COASTGUARD, PO Box 1352.
WHANGAREI WARGAMES CLUB,
Club day Onerahi Hall second
Saturday of each month. Andrew
WORKSHOP, Support group for new
and established writers, meets
fortnightly Fri 9.30am-noon.
Friendly, informal group for new and
established writers of prose, poetry
and fiction. Barbara Lucy 436-2462
or email Lena email@example.com.
WHANGAREI YOUNG MARINERS,
For girls 8 to 18 years. Mondays
6-8pm, Whangarei Young Mariners
building, Riverside Dr. Jill 438-6839.
WHANGAREI YOUTH MUSIC,
Meets every Friday during term time
at Kamo High School music suite,
Wilkinson Ave. Various groups from
beginner recorder, string and wind
to the more advanced string,
concert band and orchestra. Mark
Douglas 027-4451784 or
WHAU VALLEY WHAIORA
SUPPORT TRUST, Activities centre
for mental health consumers/
tangata whaiora... arts, mosaic,
pottery, bone carving and outdoor
activities available. Open Mon-Fri
9am to 3pm. 437-0467.
WINGS -- Womens International
Newcomers Group Social, meets
first Wed each month at 18 Rust
Ave, the Whangarei Club. $3 at
door, members free.
WOMEN'S REFUGE SUPPORT
GROUP, For women experiencing or
have experienced partner violence
to share their experiences in a safe
environment. Robyn 437-6576,
WRITERS MEETING, The Northland
branch of the NZ Society of Authors
meets once a month on a Saturday
afternoon around the North. Daphne
at 434-6701, Phyll 435-2948.
WRITERS ROOM, The writers room
is at the Old Library and is available
for writers who want a space to
work/ meet. Daphne 434-6701
Phyll at 435-2948.
YOGA2YOU.CO.NZ, Parua Bay
School Hall, Tuesdays 6-7pm. Jo
YOGA FOR EVERYBODY, Yoga
Circle, 4 John St. Tues 5.30pm,
Wed 10am, 6pm, Thurs 5.30pm,
Sat 10am. Prenatal Yoga Mondays
5.30pm. Yoga Circle, 4 John St,
YUMMY MUMMY DANCE
WORKOUT CLASS, Parua Bay
Community centre. Every Monday
night 7-8pm. Call Maran on
09-4365-765 or 027-425-8511.
ZONTA CLUB OF HATEA, Meets
last Tues each month at Daffodil
House, 73 Kamo Rd, to Advance
the Status of Women. Ph Anne
155 COMMUNITY LAW CENTRE,
Free legal advice, assistance and
information. Mon-Thurs 9am-4pm.
Appointment 437-7535. Drop in
legal clinics 9.30am-12.30pm
Tuesdays or 5-7.30pm Weds. No
appointment needed. Located
behind St Johns Church Opportunity
Shop, Kamo Rd.
20+ SUPPORT GROUP, Social
Support Group for people who have
arthritis to meet with other people
for coffee and a chat. The group
meets on the 1st Saturday of every
month at the YWCA, 21 Rust Ave.
Gold coin donation welcome. Sue
438-5037 or 0800-663-463.
A COURSE IN MIRACLES STUDY
GROUP, Weekly meetings. Colin
60S UP MOVEMENT KAMO
BRANCH, Meets 2nd Tues each
month at the Kamo Club, Meldrum
St, Kamo from 10am for indoor
bowls, or other table games. Formal
meeting at 1pm. 437-5334.
ACOUSTIC NEUROMA, A support
group for people who have had an
acoustic neuroma. Dawn 436-2852
or Janette 437-6181.
ADVOCATES FOR SURVIVORS OF
CHILD ABUSE, Support meetings.
ADVOCACY, Nationwide Health and
Disability Advocacy Services, Free
and independent advocacy to
people who have concerns about a
health or disability service they or
their family have used.
AFRICAN SUPPORT GROUP, Meets
regularly for friendship and Christian
fellowship. Sedreck 437-1587,
AGE CONCERN, 16 Manse St,
Whangarei. Information advice and
support for age related issues.
Open daily 9am-4pm approx.
438-8043 office hours. After hours
AGNES HARTLEY SCHOOL OF
YOGA, Classes upstairs in Arnold
Franks building, Lower Cameron St,
Tuesday 5pm, Wednesday 9.30am,
Thursday 5.15pm. Colleen
AL-ANON FAMILY, groups hold
weekly meetings. Friends and family
of problem drinkers share their
experiences, strength and hope to
solve their common problems. For
meetings throughout Northland call
want to drink, that's your business.
If you want to stop, we can help.
Nine meetings a week in the
Whangarei area. 080022-9675.
Women's Group: Meets Thursdays,
7.30pm. @ Anglican Care Centre,
1b Deveron St. All women welcome.
ALCOHOL/ DRUG ADDICTIONS, For
assessment/ treatment, day
programmes Mon-Fri. 430-7500.
ALL ABOUT WORDS, Come talking
with us -- Hatea Toastmistress/
Communicators ITC, Anglican Care
Centre, Regent, 2nd and 4th
Tuesday each month, 7pm for
educational programmes. Margaret
Hunter 433-1732 or Pat Hulse
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE
WHANGAREI, For those interested
in French life, language and culture.
Meets last Thurs each month from
7.30pm at Alz House, 321 Western
Hills Drive. Elizabeth, 438-6345.
ALLSORTS, North Haven Hospice
Shop cnr James and Robert St.
Open Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm, Sat
ALTOGETHER AUTISM, Advice and
information for people with Autism
Spectrum Disorder and their
families and whanau and service
providers. 150B Bank St,
Whangarei. 09-438-0066 or free
NORTHLAND: Support, information
and education for all people
affected by dementia. 438-7771 or
0800-004-001 or 321 Western Hills
ANGLICAN COUNSELLING & CARE,
For confidential & caring
counselling, budget advice. Mon- Fri.
Senior community worker and short
courses. Cnr Deveron St and Mill
ANTE NATAL AQUA CLASSES, For
pregnant ladies encompassing a
large range of slow stretching and
gentle movements in the pool. Tues
9.30-10.30am at Whangarei
Aquatics Centre. 438-7957.
ANTIQUE ARMS NORTHLAND,
Collecting, displaying and preserving
antique and historical arms and
militaria. Regular meetings and
events. Guests welcome. Paul 09
435-3232 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ARTHRITIS NEW ZEALAND, Free
information, education, pain and
self management techniques to
help cope with arthritis. FREE clinics
throughout Whangarei / Kaipara
districts. Maggie, Arthritis Educator
-- 438-3741 or 0800-663-463 for
ASTHMA SOCIETY NORTHLAND
(inc), offers information and
support for people with a respiratory
condition. Call in to our office at
1/15 Central Ave. 438-5205 from
ASTHMA CLASSES, Free weight
training and breathing exercises for
asthmatics. Kensington Fitness
Centre Wednesdays 3.15pm and
Sundays 11.15am. All welcome.
(NORTHLAND), public viewing
nights @ Heritage Park, Maunu.
Weather permitting. 437-1819 or
ATHLETICS WHANGAREI, Junior
track and field -- Mondays 5.30pm.
Laeonie 438-8108. Pack run or
walk, all abilities -- Wednesdays
5.25pm. Ian 437-1657. All events
at Marist Clubrooms, Park Ave.
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPER-
ACTIVITY DISORDER, Find out
more, 2nd Tues, 8pm each month.
BADMINTON DAY CLUBS, There
are a few day clubs in the
Whangarei District. Anyone
interested in playing on Tuesday or
Wednesday mornings contact
BEE CLUB (Whangarei), Meets
10am, 1st Sat each month, wet or
fine. Now offering hands on
experience with club hives. Contact
(after 6pm) Mike Maunder
437-5847; Bob Smith 435-6880;
Kevin Wallace 09 423-8642
BODY MOVES, Low impact exercise
for women of all ages. YWCA, Thurs
BRASS BAND WHANGAREI
DISTRICT, rehearsals Tuesdays,
7.30pm, 8a Dyer St, New members
BREAM BAY ASSEMBLY OF GOD,
223 Marsden Point Rd, Ruakaka.
Sunday Service 10am. 1st Fri each
month 7pm Power House. Pastors
Ken & Christine Hubbard welcome
you to the Church at the Beach.
BREAST CANCER SUPPORT
NORTHLAND TRUST, Practical
support for women with breast
cancer diagnosis from women who
are breast cancer survivors.
021-0468-718 or 021-048-7863.
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT & Info
(La Leche League), Meets 2nd
Friday each month, 9.45am.
Whangarei Parents Centre, Te Mai
Rd. Madeleine 437-2304 or Megan
BUDGETING & DEBT
COUNSELLING, Trapped with
unmanageable/ out of control debt?
Christians Against Poverty (CAP)
may have the answer for you.
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL
WOMEN'S CLUB OF WHANGAREI,
Welcomes working women to their
meetings on the 4th Weds each
month from 5.30pm at A'Fare
Restaurant, Lower Dent St. BPW is
ability-raising, not fund-raising, via
motivation, networking, education,
advocacy, and social events.
Contact president Lesley Eley --
435-0174 (w) or Secretary Noell de
BUTTERFLIES, A listening ear for
women, men and their families who
have experienced baby loss,
miscarriage, stillbirth or infertility.
Gay 437-2961 or 432-8988, Ruth
435-2168, or Linda at Lifeline
437-0658 for appointment.
CACTUS & SUCCULENT SOCIETY
(Northland Branch), Meets fourth
Thurs of month. Els van Drunen ph
CAKE DECORATORS GUILD, Meets
1st Tuesday each month, 7pm at St
Paul's Church Hall, Cnr Boswell St &
Station Rd. 438-6809.
CANCER SOCIETY, Support for
people with a new diagnosis of
cancer & their families. Info on
cancer, treatment, reducing risks.
Daffodil House 437-5593 or
CANTEEN NORTHLAND, Supporting
young people living with cancer in
Northland. If you are aged 13-24
and are a cancer patient, or the
brother or sister of a cancer patient,
or have a brother or sister who has
passed away from cancer then we
can offer peer support and fun
monthly activities such as camps,
movie nights and fishing trips.
Leeann on 021-546-646 or
CHIP, Coronary Health Improvement
Project. 30-day health education
programme and support group
helping Kiwis prevent and reverse
heart disease, diabetes, elevated
cholesterol, high blood pressure,
obesity, and other lifestyle related
diseases. To register for the next
free information sessions phone
www.chiphealth.org.nz for other
Northland programmes and more
CHORAL SOCIETY WHANGAREI,
Meets Monday nights,
7.30-9.30pm, St Johns Church,
Kamo Rd. All welcome. No audition.
CHRISTIAN MEDITATION, Groups
meet at several venues in
Whangarei for weekly meditation
and brief teaching from the
Christian contemplative tradition.
Meeting duration about 45 minutes.
Educational courses and resources
also available. www.christian
4365663 or email email@example.com
CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU, Not
sure? Ask us: free, independent
advice and advocacy, consumer and
legal rights, local information/
contacts, Justice of the Peace on
site every morning. Municipal
Building/ Old Town Hall, 71 Bank
St, 9am-4.30pm Mon-Fri, 438-8046
or 0800-367-222, cab.whngr@
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