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WHANGAREI LEADER, FEBRUARY 7, 2012
INTERNATIONAL (BNI) B'Nspired
chapter, Thursday 6.45am-8.30am,
Aspire Cricket Pavilion, business
breakfast, networking and fun. Ph
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 fundraising, via
motivation, networking, education,
advocacy, and social events. Ph
Diana 438-5508 (w) 021-755-332.
BUTTERFLIES, A listening ear for
women, men and their families who
have experienced baby loss,
miscarriage, stillbirth or infertility. Ph
Gay 437-2961 or 432-8988, Ruth
435-2168, or Linda at Lifeline
437-0658 for an appointment.
CACTUS & SUCCULENT SOCIETY
(Northland branch), Meets fourth
Thurs of month. Ph Els van Drunen
CAFE CONNECTION KAMO,A
friendship group for over 50's, Held
every second Thursday beginning
February 9 at Clark Rd Chapel, 2
Clark Rd Kamo. Morning tea
provided 10am Fun, exercise, video
clips, singing, devotion. Finish
11:30am. Phone Terry and Noelene
Bradley 435-2875 or Stewart and
Brenda Brooks 4388978.
CAKE DECORATORS GUILD, Meets
1st Tuesday each month, 7pm at St
Paul's Church Hall, cnr Boswell St
and Station Rd. Ph 438-6809.
CANCER SOCIETY, Support for
people with a new diagnosis of
cancer and their families. Info on
cancer, treatment, reducing risks.
Ph Daffodil House 437-5593 or
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. Ph
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 ph
www.chiphealth.org.nz for other
Northland programmes and more
CHORAL SOCIETY WHANGAREI,
Meets Monday nights, 7.30pm-
9.30pm, St Johns Church, Kamo
Rd. All welcome. No audition. Ph
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. Contact
Michael 436-5663 or email
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. Ph 438-8046 or
CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY,
Informal group for playing classical
guitar, solos, guitar orchestra. BYO
guitar, stool and music stand.
CLAY TARGET SHOOTING, Shoot
DTL or Skeet at our club grounds at
MacAlister Rd, Mangapai,
Whangarei. Regular club shoots are
held on the first Sunday of each
month. Weekly practices on
Wednesday mornings or Saturdays.
New shooters welcome (over 16,
firearms license required). Phone
John Hendriks on (09) 459-1206.
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;
COFFEE & CHAT, Drop In Centre at
St Johns Church Centre (The Golden
Church), 149 Kamo Rd, Kensington.
Every Tuesday 10am-noon. All
Welcome. Ph 437-1601.
COFFEE BREAK LIFE'S WAY,Be
our guest each Friday at 10am for
coffee/eats. If you are lonely and
looking for friends, or new to New
Zealand and want to develop your
English through conversation, call in
at Life's Way (corner of Tarewa and
Otaika roads) for coffee and
company. Ph Bernie 434-6426 or
COMBINED PROBUS CLUB OF
WHANGAREI, Meets for fun and
friendship, 1st Monday each month.
CONNECT OVER COFFEE,Joinus
every 2nd Thursday of school term,
10.30am-11.30am for adventure,
interesting speakers, and new
friendships. Thirty3 Event &
Conference Centre, 33 Porowini
Ave. Ph Claire 435-3577.
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),
CRAFTS AND ARTS IN
NORTHLAND (C.A.N), Meets 1st
Mon most months, Whangarei
Bowling Club, Second Ave. 1pm.
Gwen 437-2771 for further info. All
CROQUET at Kensington Club,41
Mill Rd. Sept to May, Thurs-Sat.
During winter, cards v rummykub,
played Thurs and Sat in clubhouse
at 1pm. Croquet coaching anytime.
Ph George 437-5571 or the club
CROQUET & GOLF CROQUET, New
fast-fun-game. Kensington Croquet
Club, 41 Mill Rd. Club days Sept to
May, Thurs and Sat. Coaching
anytime. Ph 437-5571. Also during
winter, 500 and rummykub played
Thurs and Sat 1pm. Ph 437-6751.
CROQUET at Whangarei Croquet
Club, 2 Third Ave begins
September, every Thurs and Sat.
Coaching and times ph Kathleen
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. Ph Steve
435-1901 or Marge 434-8151.
DANCE, Join the Mady Dancers and
friends, 3rd Sat each month from
March to Nov at the 'Golden Church'
hall Kamo Rd for a variety of
dancing, 8pm-11.30pm. Ballroom,
Latin, New Vogue, Sequence and
English Old Time. Ph 437-6025.
DANCE BELLYDANCE LESSONS,
Beginners and performers welcome.
Tuesday 5.45pm @ Kamo High
School. Ph Tiana 0218-80459.
DANCE GLOBAL DANCE
WHANGAREI, From March, Monday
evenings 7.30pm-9.30pm, St
James Hall, Onerahi. Ph Elizabeth
DANCE LESSONS, Ballroom, Latin
American. Beginners, improvers,
classes and private lessons. InStep
Dance Studio. Ph Chris or Anne
DANCE LESSONS, Ballroom, Latin
American, new vogue, sequence
and old time, for beginners and
improvers, classes and private
lessons, Glidetime Dance Studio.
Ph 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 Dr (behind
BMX track). For demos and acts ph
Michelle 437-5567. Hall for hire ph
438-6496. All other inquiries ph
DANCE WITH WHANGAREI
SEQUENCE DANCE CLUB,St
Andrews Church Hall, Hunt St.
Lessons for all ages, Mondays (Mar-
Nov) 6.30pm-7.30pm then dancing
'till 9.30pm. $3pp. Dance 1st and
3rd Sat each month, 8pm. $8pp
and a plate. Ph Frank 438-6241.
DANCING -- KAMO CLUB, Beginner
Line dance classes Weds 6pm-
6.45pm Lower Lounge.
Upper lounge. Members, guests
and affiliates welcome. Rock 'n' roll
lessons 7.30pm, Social dancing
from 8pm. Ph John 435-0287.
DEERSTALKERS, Hunt, range shoot
and socialise. Ph Alan Webster
DIABETES NZ NORTHLAND
SOCIETY, provides support,
awareness and information for both
undiagnosed and diagnosed people
with diabetes. Are you interested in
a local support group. Inquiries
Phone 436-3669 Secretary, or write
to PO Box 996, Whangarei 0140.
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? Ph Tina (09)
DRUGS, Advocacy, advice
education, needle exchange --
weekdays 10am to 7pm, weekends
11am to 3pm. Ph 430-6524. All
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
Tokerau Emergency Housing
Charitable Trust provides temporary
emergency accommodation for
families. Ph 430-8098. Office hours
EPILEPSY NORTHLAND, Free
support, education & awareness to
anyone effected by epilepsy.
Education in the wider community is
a priority. Ph 438-5498,
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-12noon, from
beginners to advanced learners --
upstairs at 10 Rathbone St. Ph
FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP,
meets 3rd Tuesday every 2nd
month, (from February) at 10 am.
Join us for support and information.
Gold coin donation. Contact Lee
FIFTIES FORWARD CLUB, Meets at
the Aquatic Centre every Tuesday
and Thursday during school term for
aerobic and aqua-aerobic exercises.
Ph Barbara 437-0705, Glenis
FILIPINO GROUP, Meets weekly for
friendship and Christian fellowship.
All welcome. Ph Joanne 438 8859.
FLORAL ART CLUB, Whangarei
Floral Art Club meets 2nd Weds of
each month in the Vintage Car Club
Rooms, Maunu, 9.30am-2.30pm.
Ph Colleen 459-7497.
FOLK MUSIC CLUB, Meets every
3rd Friday of the month, Kamo
Soccer Club rooms, 7.30pm. Ph
FORGET ME NOT ADULT DAY
CENTRE, Good company,
friendship, mental stimulation,
exercise and laughter for adults of
any age who require day care. We
provide a break for carers by caring
for their loved one in a safe
environment. All welcome. 110
Boundary Rd, Tikipunga. Monday-
Friday 8.30am-4pm. Ph 437-1144.
FOUR CS, Central Community Care
and Creativity. Meets Mondays
9.30am-1pm for fellowship at
Regent Baptist Church. Morning tea,
lunch at small cost. Speakers, trips,
devotionals, cards, bowls, trading
table, special events. All welcome.
Ph Jocelyn Badger 437-1170.
FREE FLYING SCHOOL, Dargaville
Aero Club offers New Zealand's only
free flying school. Open to
Whangarei/Dargaville residents of
all ages, genuinely interested in
learning to fly, contact chief flying
officer, Murray Foster, who has
been teaching aviation students for
over 30 years, and volunteers his
time, seven days a week. Ph
439-8984 or 439-8024,
Meets every 2nd Monday of the
month, at Masonic Centre, 17A
Albert St, Lodge Whangarei 102.
New members welcome. Ph
FREE TRANSPORTATION, Sunday
am to and from Christian Renewal
Fellowship Church. Free service for
all. Raumanga or Morningside, Mon-
Fri 8.30am-3pm, ph 438-6875.
FRIENDSHIP FORCE, is a worldwide
organisation which aims to
encourage friendship by meeting,
visiting and Home-hosting like
minded people from all over the
Globe. The Whangarei branch meets
monthly. Further information from
Glenys 436-1194 or Patsy
FRIENDSHIP GARDEN GROUP
WHANGAREI, Meets 1st Weds
each month, 9.30am, Whangarei
Central Baptist Church, Bank St. 3rd
Weds each month garden visits/
bus trips. New members welcome.
Ph 436-0694 or 437-3679.
FUN EXERCISE GROUP, Exercises
every Tuesday from 11am at
Seventh Day Adventist Church
Lounge, Cnr Mill Rd and Shortland
St. Designed to improve aerobic
fitness, strength and flexibility. Join
the class, get fit and have lots of
laughs. $3 per session. Ph Sue at
Arthritis New Zealand 438-5037.
GAMBLING HELPLINE, Free
confidential 24 hour service offering
professional telephone counselling
to people with gambling problems
and those affected by someone
else's gambling. The helpline is a
registered charity, non-profit
organisation funded by the Ministry
of Health to provide 365 day service
nationwide. Ph 0800-654-655.
GAMBLING SUPPORT SERVICES,
Free Gambling Support Services
delivered by local provider Nga
Manga Puriri Trust to the people of
Whangarei and Northland. Services
include confidential counselling
services, advocacy, support and
health promotion. If you or someone
you know has problems with their
gambling, Nga Manga Puriri is here
to help based at 1B Kensington
Ave, come in and see us or ph (09)
437-0167. Check out our website
GE FREE Whangarei, Monthly
meeting 2nd Tuesday, 5.30pm, ph
Zelka 432-2155 or Solange
434-3314 for information on venue.
GENEALOGY FAMILY HISTORY
GROUP WHANGAREI, Meets first
Sat of every month 9.30am at the
May Bain Room, Central Library.
Visitors, new members and inquiries
welcome. Ph Barbara 437-6463.
GIRLS BRIGADE, Meets weekly
during school terms. For girls aged
five and up. We offer a balanced
programme covering a selection of
physical, educational, spiritual and
social activities. Ph Jill 435-2294 or
GOLDEN CHURCH CARE AND
CRAFT GROUP (Kensington),
Meets every Tuesday, 9am-
12.30pm. New members and
visitors welcome. Ph Ngaire
GOLF CROQUET, played at
Kensington Croquet Club, 41 Mill
Rd, Thurs and Sat 9.30am. Families
welcome. Ph George 437-5571 or
GOLF CROQUET, Whangarei
Croquet Club, 2 Third Ave beginning
September every Thurs and Sat.
This is great fun for all ages,
teenagers welcome. Ph Kathleen
438-0576 for coaching and times.
GOLF, Pines Golf Club Women's
Club days -- Tuesday 8.45am and
Sunday 9am. New members
welcome. Help and equipment
available. Betty 436-2383 or email
GREY POWER Whangarei, Meets
2nd Thursday of March, June,
September, November at the Kamo
Club, Meldrum St, Kamo, 1.30pm.
GUIDES NORTHLAND, Pippins,
Brownies, Guides and Rangers. We
cater for girls five years to adult,
with a wide range of activities for fun
and personal growth. Ph
HATEA HARRIERS, Running Club
meets every Tuesday, at the Central
Cricket Club clubrooms, Kensington
Stadium, for road and trail runs
5.15pm for 5.30pm start. Fun,
friendly club, all ages and fitness
levels welcome. Ph 435-2802.
HATEA I.T.C. POWERTALK CLUB,
Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 7pm
Anglican Care Centre, Deveron St.
Education in communication
English, leadership skills and
confidence building/coaching. Ph
HIKURANGI PLUNKET COFFEE
GROUP, Hikurangi Plunket Coffee
Group, first Thursday of each
month, from 10am-noon at the
Childrens Lighthouse, Hikurangi. For
parents/caregivers of babies and
preschoolers. Contact Lisa Jones
HIPPY, (Home Interaction
Programme for Parents and
Youngsters) has places available for
families with children aged three to
four years old. Inviting Whanau from
Smeatons Drive, Raumanga,
Raurimu, Onerahi to call Barnardos
for more information. Ph 438-2954.
HIV/AIDS -- Concerned? Assistance,
information and support is
available. Ph 435-0187 or
436-1473. Go to
HOME BIRTH SUPPORT GROUP,
Considering home birth? Meet every
month on 3rd Weds for coffee
morning. All welcome.
HOME EDUCATORS/ SCHOOLERS
Support group, Weekly activities,
support for home educating
families. Sharyne 437-2725, Rose
433-7557, Maggie 438-3313,
HORAHORA SCOUT GROUP,
Scouts meet Mondays 6pm-8pm,
Keas Tuesdays 4.30pm-5.30pm,
Cubs Tuesdays 6.30pm-8pm and
Venturers Wednesdays 7pm-9pm.
Ph Jim 438-2070.
HORAHORA PLAYCENTRE, For
families/whanau and their children
from birth to six years. Te Mai Rd.
Ph 438-3839. Mon, Tues and Thurs
HUKERENUI PLAYCENTRE, For
families/whanau and their children
from birth to six years. Crows Nest
Rd. Weds 9.30am-noon.
HYDROTHERAPY, Pool open Tues
and Thurs 9am-11am and 1pm-
3pm. The 34degC warm water has
special powers in getting rid of
stress and rejuvenating your body.
Supervised Hydro classes Mon and
Fri noon-1pm at Whangarei
Aquatics, ph 438-7957.
GROUP of Arthritis New Zealand,
Two classes at Whangarei Aquatic
Centre every Wednesday -- except
school holidays -- from 11am to
11.45am -- 25 metre pool and
11.45am to 12.30pm --
hydrotherapy pool. Instructor is a
qualified physiotherapist. Ph Sue
INFERTILITY SUPPORT, Meets
once a month. Informal and friendly
network for those experiencing
infertility or going through fertility
INNER WHEEL, Meets 7.30pm 1st
Tues each month at Whangarei
women's clubrooms, corner Rust
Ave and Alexander St. Inner Wheel
is one of the world's largest
women's organisations with
members coming from relatives or
Rotary members. We promote
friendship, service and foster
international understanding; support
local, national and international
projects. Ph 436-0072.
IRISH DANCE (Einnn Rince),
classes for children and adults. Ph
Jean 435-1233 or Anne 437-6339.
JAZZ, Jazz Society meets first Sun
each month, Salut, Bank St, 2pm-
5pm. All welcome. Ph Colin
JUST COFFEE GROUP, to promote
people, community and businesses
in Whangarei.Informal social and
business networking over coffee.
For dates and location contact Kristi
KAMO 60'S UP BRANCH, Meets
every 2nd Tuesday at the Kamo
Club, Meldrum St, from 10am for
indoor bowls, and card games.
Normal meeting and entertainment
from 1 to 3pm. Inquiries to Susan
KAMO BOWLING CLUB, welcomes
all new and past players to come
and have a go. New season starts
Oct. Monday games 9am, names in
by 8.30. Bowls supplied. Flat soled
shoes, jandles or bare feet okay.
Twilight bowls Wednesdays
5.30pm, includes sausage sizzle.
National bowls open day in October,
all welcome. Ph Dave 437-6446.
KAMO CAFE CONNECTION, Meets
fortnightly on Thursday 10am at
Clark Rd Chapel. Morning tea
(provided), fun, fellowship and
topical talks. All over 50s welcome.
Ph Terry and Noelene 435-2875.
KAMO GARDEN CLUB, Meets 2nd
Monday of the month at Kamo
Football Club, 595 Kamo Rd,
1.30pm. Sandra 435-0007.
KAMO INDOOR BOWLING CLUB,
Meets Thursdays 7.15pm, Xavier
Catholic Church Hall, Park Ave. New
members welcome. Ph 437-3044.
KAMO PROBUS CLUB, Retired men
will enjoy the relaxed informality of
our meetings. Good company
always with worthwhile speakers
and occasional meals or outings.
Meet 2nd Weds monthly. Ph Don
Gwilliam 435-1779 Mervyn Sim
KAMO SCOUT GROUP, Meets
Scout Hall, Three Mile Bush Rd,
Kamo. Keas (6-8 years) Tues
4.45pm-5.45pm. Cubs (8-10
1/2yrs) Mon 5.30pm-7pm. Scouts
(10 1/2-15yrs) Tues 6pm-8pm.
Venturers (15 yrs+) meet casually.
Ph Wayne or Christine 459-5599
School gym. Mon and Fri 6pm-8pm.
Ph Mark 021-035-3846 or
KAMO TENNIS CLUB, Three Mile
Bush, Kamo (opposite Kamo
Primary school, down right of way).
Welcomes new players -- juniors,
Tue 3.30pm-5pm; all seniors Tues
5.30pm-7.30pm; ladies -- Weds
5.30pm-7.30pm; Thurs 9am, very
social (mothers with preschoolers
welcome). Ph Francie 435-0432 or
KARATE LESSONS, Tuesday and
Thursday. Kids class 6pm-7pm.
Adult class 7pm-8pm. St Paul's
Church Hall, cnr station Rd and
Boswell St. First two lessons free.
Ph 021-023-29692 (Francis).
KAURI INDOOR BOWLING CLUB,
Meets every Weds night and
Summer nights on 2nd Weds of
each month Oct-Feb. Ph Phyllis
KENSINGTON BADMINTON Club,
Plays at Porowini Ave Badminton
Hall on Thurs -- juniors 6pm-
7.30pm. Seniors -- 7.30pm-
9.30pm. Ph Kareen 435-2468 or
KENSINGTON WALKING GROUP,
Leaves Kensington Fitness Centre
reception area Tues and Thurs at
5,30pm. $2 non-gym members.
KEYBOARD MUSIC CLUB, Meets
4th Sunday of the month 1.30pm at
the Masonic Village Hall, 224
Maunu Rd. All welcome. Ph Richard
(09) 438-9042 or Jim (09)
COUNSELLING, Available 24 hours
seven days a week. Have someone
keep you company and through
difficult times, bad news or tough
decisions. Let us alert you to your
own strengths and resources plus
provide information about the
assistance available in Northland.
Ph 437-5055 or 0800-437-5055.
LIFES WAY BIBLE CHURCH,Keep
your life in balance with spiritual
food. 10am Sundays -- church
service. 4th Wed each month --
ladies' group 10.30am. Make
friends on Fridays @ Coffee Break
10am. Cnr Tarewa/Otaika roads. Ph
LIGHTHOUSE -- PRETEENS WITH A
MISSION, Club for kids 9 to 13
years of age. Trinity Uniting Church,
cnr Kiripaka Rd and Otuhiwai Cres,
Tikipunga 6pm-8pm every 2nd
Friday during school terms. Ph
Janice Hartwell -- 459-4552 or
Jennie Clarke -- 435-3890.
LIGHT SEEKERS COURSE FOR
WOMEN, Meets fortnightly
10.15am-11.30am presented by
Church on The Road. Christine
LINE DANCING, Tues -- learners
5.30pm-6.30pm, early intermediate
7.30pm-9pm. Weds -- int/adv 9am-
11am, early int -- 10.30am-noon,
Thurs -- early int 5.30pm-7.00pm,
int/adv 6.30pm-8.30pm. Fri -
Improvers 9am -10.30am, Early Int/
Int 10am-11.30am. Parish Hall, 2a
Kamo Rd, Regent. Ph Bev
MACADAMIA, The New Zealand
Macadamia Society aims to help
people grow better trees. Ph Bev
MAH JONG Four Winds Club, Held
at Swifts Soccer Clubrooms Kamo.
Wednesdays at 12.45pm. Ph
438-2061 or 435-0052.
MAINLY MUSIC, Fun interactive
music sessions for preschoolers
and their parents/caregivers. Every
Wednesday 10am during school
terms. Clark Road Chapel, Kamo.
(Next to Kamo Primary School) $2
per family. Separate groups for
under-two-year-olds and older
preschoolers. Restarts Wednesday,
February 8. Ph Julienne Atkinson
MAINLY MUSIC, for children with
special or additional needs, also at
Clark Road Chapel, Kamo. Every
Friday 10am during school terms.
Restarts Fri 10th February. Ph Chris
MANGAKAHIA SQUASH CLUB,
Meets at Mangakahia Sports
Complex, Mangakahia Rd, Poroti.
Club night Wednesday 5.45pm-
9pm. Juniors Friday 4pm-6pm.
Ladies Sunday 3pm-5pm. Ph
president Boyd Matson 434-7656,
club captain Mark West 434-6349,
treasurer Eileen Nauman
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