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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
YOGA2YOU.CO.NZ, Parua Bay School
Hall, Tuesdays 6pm-7pm. Jo
YOGA, Glenbervie School every
Tuesday. 6pm-7.30pm. Qualified
teacher. Graeme 459-5656.
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, Tonya 433-8499.
YUMMY MUMMY DANCE WORKOUT
CLASS, Parua Bay Community centre.
Every Monday night 7pm-8pm. Call
Maran on (09) 436-5765 or
ZONTA CLUB OF HATEA, Meets last
Tues each month at Daffodil House,
73 Kamo Rd, to Advance the Status of
Women. Anne 459-716.
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
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
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. 0800-555-050.
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. 438-8043 office
hours. After hours answer phone.
AGNES HARTLEY SCHOOL OF YOGA,
Classes upstairs in Arnold Franks
building, Lower Cameron St, Tuesday
5pm, Wednesday 9.30am, Thursday
5.15pm. Colleen 437-2339.
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. www.aa.org.nz.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Women's
Group: Meets Thursdays, 7.30pm,
Anglican Care Centre, 1b Deveron St.
All women welcome. 436-0966.
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 434-3610.
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 9am-1.30pm.
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 phone
ALZHEIMERS SOCIETY NORTHLAND:
Support, information and education for
all people affected by dementia.
438-7771 or 0800-004-001 or 321
Western Hills Drive.
ANGLICAN COUNSELLING & CARE,
For confidential and caring counselling,
budget advice. Mon- Fri. Senior
community worker and short courses.
Cnr Deveron St and Mill Rd. 437-6397.
ANTIQUE ARMS NORTHLAND,
Collecting, displaying and preserving
antique and historical arms and
militaria. Regular meetings and events.
Guests welcome. Paul (09) 435-3232
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 appointment.
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 9am-2.30pm.
ASTHMA CLASSES, Free weight
training and breathing exercises for
asthmatics. Kensington Fitness Centre
Wednesdays 3.15pm and Sundays
11.15am. All welcome. Keith
(NORTHLAND), public viewing nights @
Heritage Park, Maunu. Weather
permitting. 437-1819 or 435-0818.
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. Joy 435-3122.
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. Josephine 438-0818.
BADMINTON DAY CLUBS, There are a
few day clubs in the Whangarei
District. Anyone interested in playing
on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings
contact Deidre 434-6425.
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
INTERNATIONAL (BNI) B'Nspired
chapter, Thursday 6.45am-8.30am,
Aspire Cricket Pavilion, business
breakfast, networking and fun. Jill
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 welcome.
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. 432-7855.
BREAST CANCER SUPPORT
NORTHLAND TRUST, Practical support
for women with breast cancer
diagnosis from women who are breast
cancer survivors. 021-0468-718 or
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT & Info
(La Leche League), Meets 2nd Friday
each month, 9.45am. Whangarei
Parents Centre, Te Mai Rd. Madeleine
437-2304 or Megan 437-0242.
BUDGETING & DEBT COUNSELLING,
Trapped with unmanageable/ out of
control debt? Christians Against
Poverty (CAP) may have the answer for
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 leadership
development, 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 0800-366-066.
CANTEEN NORTHLAND, Supporting
young people living with cancer in
Northland. If you are aged 13 to 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 Lorraine
437-3438. 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. Trish
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
meditationnz.org.nz Michael 4365663
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, free legal advice clinics
two weekly. Municipal Building/ Old
Town Hall, 71 Bank St, 9am-4.30pm
Mon-Fri, Sat 9am-1pm. 438-8046 or
CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY,
Informal group for playing classical
guitar, solos, guitar orchestra. BYO
guitar, stool and music stand. Shaun
CMA, branches in central Whangarei --
meets Tues 9am-1pm, St Andrews
Church, phone Pat Adams 437-7937;
Kensington -- Tues 10am-1.30pm,
Golden Church, Kathleen (Irish)
437-2334; Kamo -- Tues 10am-1pm,
St Pauls Church, Kathleen Phillips,
COFFEE & CHAT, Drop In Centre at St
Johns Church Centre (The Golden
Church), 149 Kamo Rd, Kensington.
Every Tuesday 10am-noon. All
COFFEE BREAK LIFE'S WAY,Beour
guest each Friday at 10am for coffee/
eats. If you are lonely and looking for
friends, or new to NZ and want to
develop your English through
conversation, call in at Life's Way
(corner of Tarewa and Otaika Roads)
for coffee and company. Bernie
434-6426 or Don 437-7770.
COMBINED PROBUS CLUB OF
WHANGAREI, Meets for fun and
friendship, 1st Monday each month.
CONNECT OVER COFFEE: Join us
every 2nd Thursday of school term,
10.30am-11.30am for adventure,
interesting speakers, and new
friendships. Thirty3 Event &
Conference Centre, 33 Porowini Ave.
COOK ISLANDS INTEGRATED GROUP,
Meets at St Francis Xavier Parish
Church Hall, Friday each week,
6-8.30pm. Everyone welcome. Cnr
Kamo Rd and Park Ave. Ph./fax
438-3351 (bus. hours), mob.
CRAFTS AND ARTS IN NORTHLAND
(C.A.N), Meets 1st Mon most months,
1pm Marwick House , Norfolk St. Gwen
437-2771 for further info. All welcome.
CROQUET at Kensington Club, 41 Mill
Rd. Sept to May, Thurs-Sat. During
winter, cards v rummykub, played
Thurs & Sat in clubhouse at 1pm.
Croquet coaching anytime. George at
437-5571 or club 437-6751.
CROQUET & GOLF CROQUET, New
fast-fun-game. Kensington Croquet
Club, 41 Mill Rd. Club days Sept to
May, Thurs and Sat. Coaching anytime.
437-5571. Also, during winter, 500
and rummykub played Thurs & Sat
CROQUET at Whangarei Croquet
Club, 2 Third Ave begins September,
every Thurs and Sat. Coaching and
times: Kathleen 438-0576.
CYCLING, Social cycling group meets
Kensington Stadium (north side)
Sundays 8am during daylight saving
and 8.30am NZST. Cater for all
abilities. Join our Newheelers Group
and cycle up to one hour with a guide.
Coffee later. Steve 435-1901 or Marge
DANCE, Join the Mady Dancers and
friends, 3rd Sat each month from
March at the 'Golden Church' hall
Kamo Rd for a variety of dancing,
8-11.30pm. Ballroom, Latin, new
vogue, sequence and English old time.
DANCE BELLYDANCE LESSONS,
Beginners and performers welcome.
Tuesday 5.45pm @ Kamo High School.
DANCE GLOBAL DANCE WHANGAREI,
From March, Monday evenings
7.30pm-9.30pm, St James Hall,
Onerahi. Elizabeth 436-0819.
DANCE LESSONS, Ballroom, Latin
American. Beginners, improvers,
classes & private lessons. InStep
Dance Studio. Chris or Anne 430-0089
DANCE LESSONS - Ballroom, Latin
American, new vogue, sequence and
old time, for beginners and improvers,
classes and private lessons, Glidetime
Dance Studio. Josephine 438-0818.
DANCE LESSONS -- CEROC FUSION,
Mon -- Beginners 6.45pm,
Intermediates 8pm. Kamo
DANCE LESSONS, Whangarei
Rock"N'' Roll Club. Monday and Friday
nights. William Fraser Memorial Park,
Riverside Drive (behind BMX track). For
demos and acts Michelle 437-5567.
Hall for hire 438-6496. All other
DANCE WITH WHANGAREI
SEQUENCE DANCE CLUB, St Andrews
Church Hall, Hunt St. Lessons for all
ages, Mondays (Mar-Nov)
6.30-7.30pm then dancing 'till
9.30pm. $3pp. Dance 1st & 3rd Sat
each month, 8pm. $8pp and a plate.
DANCING -- KAMO CLUB, Beginner
Line dance classes Weds 6pm-
6.45pm Lower Lounge. Intermediate
6.45pm-7.30pm Upper lounge.
Members, guests and affiliates
welcome. Rock 'n' Roll lessons
7.30pm, Social dancing from 8pm.
DEERSTALKERS, Hunt, range shoot
and socialise. Alan Webster
DRESS FOR SUCCESS and Dress To
Impress Northland, Providing clothing,
personal support and career advice to
help clients succeed in work and life.
Good quality donations of clothing
(especially larger sizes 20+), shoes,
accessories ie handbags, belts,
pantyhose and toiletries always
welcome. Dress to impress also for
men's clothing. Drop off at 5 Central
Ave (opposite Palmers Garden Centre),
Mon-Fri 9am-2pm. Interested in
helping? Tina 09 438-5505.
DRUGS, Advocacy, advice education,
needle exchange -- weekdays 10am to
7pm, weekends 11am to 3pm.
430-6524. All confidential.
EATING DISORDERS GROUP, Eight
week cyclical group - meets every first,
second and fourth Weds of the month
at 6pm. New members invited to join
at beginning of each new cycle only.
First cycle starts on 23 February. Call
Henriette at Counselling Therapy
459-5685 or 027 306 2386. Email:
EMERGENCY HOUSING, Tai Tokerau
Emergency Housing Charitable Trust
provides temporary emergency
accommodation for families.
430-8098. Office hours 10am-3pm,
EPILEPSY NORTHLAND, Free support,
education & awareness to anyone
effected by epilepsy. Education in the
wider community is a priority,
ELPNZ WHANGAREI, English language
tuition for speakers of other
languages. One-to-one or group tuition
available with qualified tutors. Social
English groups meet Mondays 10am-
noon, from beginners to advanced
learners -- upstairs at 10 Rathbone
Street. Jenny 438-2512.
FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP,
Meets 3rd Tuesday every 2nd month
(from February) at YWCA, 21 Rust Ave
at 10am. Gold coin donation. Sue
Arthritis New Zealand. 438-5037.
FIFTIES FORWARD CLUB, Meets at
the Aquatic Centre every Tuesday and
Thursday during school term for
aerobic and aqua-aerobic exercises.
Barbara 437-0705, Christine
434-0644, Glenis 435-0881.
FILIPINO GROUP, Meets weekly for
friendship and Christian fellowship.
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TIKIPUNGA HIGH SCHOOL
Fixed term part-time (25 hours per week, term time
only) position for the remainder of the 2011 school
year. An interest in sport is desirable but more
important to us is a demonstrated ability to provide
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