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ST FRANCIS XAVIER PLAYGROUP,
Meets every Tuesday during term
time. 9am to 11.30am. All parents,
grandparents, caregivers and
children welcome for a play and
coffee. Meet in hall beside St
Francis Xavier carpark, entrance
STROKE CLUB, meets third Weds
each month, Kamo Club Rooms,
11am. Merlyn (09) 437-0859, or
Allen (09) 438-5016, Stroke
Foundation field officer Merlyn
437-0859 or write to C.P.O. Box
STROKE SURVIVORS, meet every
Wednesday for enjoyment.
Participants share outings,
activities, food and 10-pin bowling.
Free transport. June 438-2799 or
Stroke Foundation field officer
SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP, For
survivors of suicide. Not councillors,
only offering support. Debbie
NORTHLAND, Free support for
families/ whanau/ caregivers who
care for their loved ones who suffer
from a mental Illness. We offer
support, education & information,
SWING DANCE COMPANY B, Learn
this fun dance from the
1930s/40s. Introductory free
TABLE TENNIS, Social mixed
doubles over 30s, Mon & Fri
12.30-3.30pm. Wed club night open
to all 7-9.30pm. School children
coaching session Tues 4.15pm.
Table Tennis Northland Stadium
Kensington Park. Brent Davies
TAEKWONDO (ITFNZ) Hurupaki,
Two free lessons, Mon, Weds,
6-8pm, All ages welcome. George
(4th Dan) 435-0177 or
TAEKWON-DO (ITFNZ) ONERAHI,
St Stephen's Hall Tues & Thurs
6-7.30pm. All ages welcome. Steve
(3rd Dan) 435-7065.
TAMATERAU INDOOR BOWLS,
Meets every Tues 7.15pm,
Tamaterau Hall, Whangarei Heads
Rd. New members welcome.
Yvonne Yovich 436-0206.
TARGET SHOOTING, Full bore. Kauri
Mountain Range, alternate
weekends from 9am. Don
TE KOPURU PLAYCENTRE, For
families/whanau and their children
from birth to 6 years, Norton St,
09-439-0083, Mon, Tues & Thurs
TAMARIKI NOHINOHI, Te Puna Reo
Playgroup meets each Monday of
school terms 9.30am-12pm at
Horahora Playcentre, Te Mai Rd.
Nau mai, haere mai. 438-6509 for
THE NEW LIFE MISSION, Free
Christian books. Phil 459-6144 or
THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN CARING
CALLER SERVICE, Free daily
telephone call to senior citizens who
need vital contact with our callers.
0800-780-780 during office hours
for info and also to become a caller
in the service -- St. John The First To
organisation that explores the
nature of reality in both the physical
and spiritual realms. President Paul
THE PAPERMILL, Offers
papermaking and papercraft
sessions for the disabled daily.
Build self-esteem, learn a skill,
come and have fun. 438-2652.
TIAHO TRUST, Empowering
disabled people by providing
disability news and information for
provides a medium for disabled
people to express their views and
opinions on issues that affect them.
Tiaho works collaboratively with
community groups, local
government bodies on projects that
promote the value and inclusion of
disabled people in our communities.
Visit tiaho.org.nz for more
information or phone 430-3406.
TIKIPUNGA PLAYCENTRE, For
families/whanau and their children
from birth to 6 years, 14 Cobham
Place, Tikipunga, 09-437-5187,
Tues, Wed & Thurs 9am-12noon.
TITOKI PLAYCENTRE, For families/
whanau and their children from birth
to 6 years, Mangakahia Rd,
09-433-1702. Mon 9am-12noon.
TOASTMASTERS AT LUNCHTIME,
For anyone wanting to improve their
communication and leadership
skills in a supportive environment.
Meet every Wednesday, 1.05pm-
1.55pm, Whangarei Library's May
Bain Room. Karen Taylor
021-042-9449 or 436-2106 (a/h).
Tim Tunnicliffe - 433-2232 (a/h).
David Taylor 021-419-414 or
COMMUNITY CLUB, Meets 1st and
3rd Weds 7pm-9pm. Contact Helen
459-5161 or Paul 436-2661.
TODDLER ROCK, Music and basic
rock 'n' roll moves for 1-5-year-olds.
Mondays, 10am, Whangarei Rock
'n' Roll Club, William Fraser
Memorial Park, Riverside Dr.
TOTARA GROVE PLAYCENTRE, For
families/ whanau and their children
from birth to 6 years, 38 Corks Rd,
Tikipunga, 435-1058, Mon & Fri
TRANSITION TOWN WHANGAREI,
Creating healthy self-sufficient
communities. Ongoing projects and
events. Martin 437-5224
TUTUKAKA COAST PLAYCENTRE,
For families/ whanau and their
children from birth to 6 years,
Waiotoi Rd, 09-434-3492,
weekdays 9.30am- 12noon.
TWILIGHT YACHTING, Twilight
centre board yacht racing at Onerahi
beachfront, every second Tues
evening until daylight saving
finishes. Open to the public. Yacht
racing starts at 5.45pm. All types of
centreboard sailboats welcome.
Onerahi Yacht Club 436-0425, or
Bruce Yovich 027-439-4993, or be
there from 4.30pm Tuesdays.
U3A HATEA, Meets 2nd Thursday
of month (February to November),
9.45am, St. John's Church, Kamo
Rd. New members welcome. Angela
Thornton 436-0704 or Marilyn
U3A WHANGAREI, Meets 4th
Tuesday of month (February to
November), 10am, at St John's
Golden Church, Kamo Rd.
Entertaining and interesting
speakers each month. Secretary
Gaye Maxwell 436-1113.
ULTIMATE FRISBEE LEAGUE,
Wednesdays 6pm-8pm, Otaika
Sports Park. Co-ed teams open to
all ages. Jordan 028-529-8854 or
VARIETY MUSIC GROUP, Meets
Onerahi Community Hall (Church
Rd), 1.30pm, 2nd and 4th Sun,
VICTORIA LEAGUE FOR
Meets second Thurs each month.
11.45am, A'Fare, 197 Lower Dent
St. Luncheon and friendship. New
members welcome. Lynne
438-9034 or Norma 438-1728.
WAAHINE TAKATAAPUI BISEXUAL
QUEER WOMYN'S CIRCLE, Regular
firstname.lastname@example.org. Ph Judith
437-6786, Carol 0274-464-990,
Chris 459-5581 or 021-036-2079.
WAIPU PLAYCENTRE, For families/
whanau and their children from birth
to 6 years, 027-450-0647, Tues
9.30am-12.30pm, Thurs & Fri
WAIPU RUAKAKA TOY LIBRARY,
Fri 10am-1pm, Crossroad Building,
Waipu, Julie 432-0388.
WALKING GROUP, Meets Onerahi
Community Hall, 8.30am Thurs.
WHAKAMAMA TANGATA / Men
Beyond Violence, Do you need
help? We offer an introduction and
education course for men wanting
to change to a violence-free lifestyle.
WHANGAREI ACADEMY OF
GYMNASTICS, Gymnastics for all
ages. Pre-school, school age --
recreation, competition and adult
WHANGAREI, ''A COURSE IN
MIRACLES'' STUDY GROUP. Meets
every Monday 7.30pm at 8
Townsend Place, Tikipunga. Colin
WHANGAREI ARTISTIC ROLLER
SKATING CLUB, Meets Thursdays
6-7pm during school terms only at
Kamo Christian College gym,
Springs Flat. Wendy 437-7123 or
Angela 437-6111 or email whg---
WHANGAREI 60S UP, Meets 2nd
Thurs, Badminton Hall, Porowini
Ave, 10am-4pm, indoor bowls,
table-tennis, cards, outings etc.
Meeting, speakers/ entertainment
at 1.15pm. Yvonne 436-1732.
WHANGAREI ANTIQUES CLUB,
Meets 7.30pm, 3rd Weds,
Raumanga Co-op Church, Murdoch
Cres. John House 435-0879.
WHANGAREI BADMINTON CLUB,
Juniors Mon 5.30-7.30pm, club
nights Mon and Thurs 7-9pm, day
club Tues 9.30am-12pm. All
welcome, first time free. Sharon
WHANGAREI BRIDGE CLUB, Mon,
Weds, Fri -- 10.30am; Mon, Tues,
Thurs 7.30pm at 17 North St. New
members welcome and lessons can
be arranged at any time. 438-2307.
SERVICE, offers FREE budgeting
advice & support for both families &
individual clients on a one-to-one
basis. Budget plans, cash flow
management, community education
programmes are offered for anyone
that would like help or advice. You
keep control of your own money. For
appointment ph: 430-0177 or visit
our office 7 Norfolk St, Whangarei.
WHANGAREI COMMUNITY TOY
LIBRARY, Affordable toy lending for
all families, 202 Bank St, Regent.
Open Tues, Weds, Fri 9am-1pm.
Contact -- Pam Carr, librarian
WHANGAREI COUNTRY MUSIC
CLUB, Meets 2nd & 4th Sunday
each month, 7-10pm; 3rd Sunday
12.30-4pm @ Golden Church Hall,
Kamo Rd. Kim 459-6657.
WHANGAREI CRAFT, Leisure & Art
Club. Meets Golden Church, Kamo
Rd, Mon, 10am for cards and
bowls. Wed 10am for cards, bowls
and painting (tutor Gwen Dreadon).
Thurs 1pm cards & 500, 437-7332.
WHANGAREI DAY AGLOW, A
Christian Ministry offering spiritual
and practical support, meets last
Tuesday of each month @ Tikipunga
Baptist Church, cnr Kiripaka Rd and
Heretaunga St, Tikipunga. Cuppa
9.30am. Meeting 10am. All
welcome. Roseann 438-4155.
GUILD, meets Feb-Nov (4 x a month)
in the Training Room at North Haven
Hospice, 24A Takahe St, Tikipunga.
Trish Hughes on 437-1212 for
meeting times and venues. All
WHANGAREI FLYING CLUB, trial
flights and new members welcome.
Hangar 10, Gate 4, Handforth St,
Onerahi airport. Low cost flying. Fly
anytime by calling the hangar
436-4053 or Lou 434-3305.
WHANGAREI FLYING FUN, Safe
and affordable flying for all ages.
Male and female instructors.
Northern Recreational Flying Club,
Hanger 10 Onerahi Airport.
436-4053 or Bruce MacKenzie
WHANGAREI FOLK MUSIC CLUB,
Meets 3rd Fri each month. Dave
WHANGAREI HARMONY CHORUS,
Fun acapella 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
Thurs of 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,
Monday nights 5.45-6.45pm
children's lessons, 7-8pm beginner
adults, 8.15-9.15pm advanced.
Tuesday Rockers 6pm (for special
needs). Friday Night Socials 7.30pm
till late, William Fraser Park,
Riverside Dr. For demos and acts
Michelle 437-5567. Hall for hire
438-6496. All other inquiries
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
Thursday. Jan 430-0099 or Fiona
WHANGAREI SCRABBLE CLUB,
Meets every Thurs from 1-4pm,
Whangarei Contract Bridge Club, 17
North St. New members welcome.
Bev 430-2832, Sue 437-6151,
WHANGAREI SEQUENCE DANCE
CLUB, lessons for all ages Mon
nights, Mar-Nov, 6.30-7.30pm 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. No experience
needed just a sense of humour, or
chat. Roy 435-6708 or
COASTGUARD, PO Box 1352.
027-667-6816. New Members
WHANGAREI WARGAMES CLUB,
Club day Onerahi Hall second
Saturday of each month. Andrew
WORKSHOP, Support group for new
and established writers, meets
fortnightly Fri 9.30-12noon. 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 8-18yrs. 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'. 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.
60'S 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.
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. All welcome! Sedreck
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
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.
BALLROOM DANCING PRACTICE,
Wednesdays 7-9pm and monthly
dance, 1st Saturday of each month
from 7.30pm, at St Johns Golden
Church Hall, Kamo Rd, with
Glidetime Ballroom group.
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
INTERNATIONAL (BNI) B'Nspired
chapter, Thursday 6.45am-8.30am,
Aspire Cricket Pavilion, business
breakfast, networking and fun. Jill
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