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WHANGAREI LEADER, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
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RESOURCE ROOM, for womyn and
community groups. Access to
computer, internet, binder,
laminator, 10c A4 photocopying. Ph
Rape Crisis 438-6221.
ROCK N ROLL LIVE CLUB, New
Members Welcome. Lessons
available. Contact Jan 027
ROLLER DISCOs, Ngunguru Sports
complex Every 1st Saturday of each
month. Please double check
website closer to the date for times
and color themes, Roller disco
entry: $5, Skate hire: $3, NOTE:
Bring sport socks - All ages, all
levels welcome. Facebook Northern
Skaters or www.skatescool.co.nz
ROYAL NZ AIRFORCE Northland
Branch, Monthly meeting lunches
on the Fourth Thursday of each
month at 1130 hours in the
Whangarei RSA Rust Ave. Ph
436-1939, T T Healey. All ex air
force personnel welcome.
ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVAL
ASSN.,Whangarei Branch. Meets in
the reading room, Whangarei R.S.A,
Rust Ave, on the Third Thursday of
each month at 1300 hours. Ph.
Smudge Smith. 4360479.
RSA SUPPORT SERVICES,
available to all ex-servicemen and
woman. Ph Colleen Towgood
RUATANGATA INDOOR BOWLS,
Wednesday evenings, 7.30pm start.
All welcome. Ph Ben Foster
435-1570 or Alan Agnew 435-0141.
families/ whanau and their children
from birth to 6 years, Pipiwai Rd, ph
(09) 438-3947, Tues, Wed, Thurs
and Fri 9am-noon.
RUATANGATA TABLE TENNIS
CLUB, Ruatangata Hall, Pipiwai Rd.
Mondays 7pm-9pm. $2 per player.
Ph Catherine 027-252-6035.
INSTITUTE, Meets every 2nd Thurs
at Ruatangata District Hall, Pipiwai
Rd, 11.30am. New members
welcome. Ph Mrs B Payne
SAFE -- WHANGAREI, A group of
volunteers working for animals. For
information or to become a
volunteer ph Cathy 432-0714.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING,
Monday evenings Waipu ph
432-0532, Tuesday evenings Kamo
ph 430-0099 Thursday evenings
Onerahi ph 436-3931 and
beginners ph 430-6496. All
welcome, no partners required.
SELWYN CENTRE, Open Mondays,
Anglican Church Hall lounge, 2A
Kamo Rd from 9.45am. T'ai chi
exercise, morning tea, a guest
speaker or demonstrator and an
outing or activity, followed by a two-
course lunch. $5 to $10 per guest,
transport available. Part-funded by
The Selwyn Foundation, the centre
is for people aged over 65 who live
alone and may be in need of
friendship, help and support,
regardless of religious or cultural
background. Jean Currie 437-6087.
SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB,4
Alexander St, Mon-Fri 9am-3pm.
Activities include cards, bowls, line
dancing, numbers. Members
birthday meetings 3rd Thurs. Old
time dancing 1st Thur. Ph
438-4962. New members welcome.
are over 50 and having trouble with
your computer we may be able to
help you with your problems. We
have tutors willing to assist. Come
to our open day, 1st Friday every
month 1pm-3pm in our rooms
above Orr's Pharmacy. Access from
James St arcade (lift available). We
also have a meeting on the 1st
Thursday of the month in Kamo
Club, Meldrum St Kamo at 1.30pm
with speakers and demonstrations.
Ph Alice 459-5133 or Joe
WHANGAREI, free service for
migrants and newcomers.
Information, advice and referrals.
Visit the Whangarei Migrant Centre,
Municipal Building, 71 Bank St, for
free welcome info pack. Ph
SF AUCKLAND NORTHLAND
BRANCH, Supporting families in
major mental Illness. Free support,
information, education and
advocacy for family whanau dealing
with schizophrenia bi-polar disorder
and major depression in the
Northland region. Support Groups
for family members held monthly
Whangarei, Dargaville, Kerikeri and
Kaitaia. Ph (09) 430-3844 during
families/ whanau and their children
from birth to six years, Edge St,
Onerahi, ph 021-073-7449, Wed,
SHIMJANG TAEKWONDO, Self
defence classes. Whangarei Girls
High gym. Weds 6pm-7pm. New
members welcome. Ph Kate
SKATING - FITNESS -
SYNCHRONISED - SPEED, and
more. Skating class for adults &
teens - Boys High, Whangarei
Thursday 5.15pm. Skating class for
kids -- Ngunguru Primary Tuesd
2.30pm -- Whangarei primary Thursd
3pm -- Huanui College Wednesd
3.15pm. It costs $10p/p for an
hour lesson incl. skate hire. It's less
if you have your own skates. More
info on www.skatescool.co.nz.
Brigitte (09) 434-4414.
SKATING FOR KIDS, Inline / quads
Skating class. Learn how to skate
through drills and games.
Whangarei Primary -- Cross street.
Thursdays 3pm (school term). Cost
$10 with skate hire or $6 with own
skates. www.drivescool.co.nz. Ph
SMALL FARM ASSOCIATION, Field
days last Sunday of each month at
variety of locations. Ph Neil
436-3623 or Graeme 432-2184.
SOUTH END MUSIC CLUB, Meets
every 3rd Saturday, 2pm-5pm, 61
Murdoch Cres, Raumanga. Ph
SPACE NORTHLAND, For first time
parents looking for advice and
support in a friendly group
environment. Meets weekly, led by a
trained facilitator. Ph 438-2155.
SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATIONAL
RESOURCE LIBRARY, Toy and
resource library for children/ adults
with special learning needs. 5
Porowini Ave -- Mon 9.30am-noon,
12.30pm-3pm. Weds and Friday
9.30am-noon. We also operate a
mobile library run around the greater
Northland area every Tuesday. Ph
459-7030 or email
STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING,
Whangarei Paddleboard Club. Meet
5.30pm Tuesday fortnightly at
Riverside Drive Marina for a Stand
Up Paddleboard cruise of the upper
Whangarei Harbour. New paddlers
welcome and equipment/tuition
available if pre-organised before the
day. Karl Roberts (09) 438-2248 or
ST FRANCIS XAVIER PLAYGROUP,
Meets every Tuesday during term
time. 9am-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. Ph 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. Ph June 438-2799
or Stroke Foundation field officer
SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP,For
survivors of suicide. Not councillors,
only offering support. Ph Debbie
NORTHLAND, Free support for
families/ whanau/ caregivers who
care for their loved ones who suffer
from a mental Illness. We offer
support, education and information,
advocacy. Ph 430-3844.
SWING DANCE COMPANY B, Learn
this fun dance from the
1930s/40s. Introductory free
hotmail.com or 435-6286.
TABLE TENNIS, Social mixed
doubles over 30s, Mon and Fri
12.30pm-3.30pm. Wed club night
open to all 7pm-9.30pm. School
children coaching session Tues
4.15pm. Table Tennis Northland
Stadium Kensington Park. Ph Brent
Davies 027-2455-410, 437-3519.
Don Redfearn 438-1722.
TEACHER OF A COURSE OF
MIRACLES, Available full-time, Non-
profit. Teaching/study group
Thursday evenings in Tikipunga
7.30pm-9pm. For details phone
Colin (09) 435-7493.
TAEKWON-DO (ITFNZ), Hurupaki
Two free lessons, Mon, Weds, 6pm-
8pm, All ages welcome. Ph George
(4th dan) 435-0177 or
TAEKWON-DO (ITF), Whangarei
Central Anglican Parish Church Hall
2A Kamo Rd. Tues and Thurs 6pm-
8pm. Ph Steve (3rd dan) 435-7065.
TAEKWONDO (Pacific Sun),
Whangarei Central and Ngunguru.
Four free lessons. Inquiries Dion
(3rd Dan) 438-5513
TAMATERAU INDOOR BOWLS,
Meets every Tues 7.15pm,
Tamaterau Hall, Whangarei Heads
Rd. New members welcome. Ph
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
Playgroup meets each Monday of
school terms 9.30am-noon at
Horahora Playcentre, Te Mai Rd.
Nau mai, haere mai. Ph 438-6509
THE NEW LIFE MISSION,Free
Christian books. Ph Phil 459-6144
THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN CARING
CALLER SERVICE, Free daily
telephone call to senior citizens who
need vital contact with our callers.
Ph 0800-780-780 during office
hours for info and also to become a
caller in the service.
organisation that explores the
nature of reality in both the physical
and spiritual realms. Ph president
THE PAPERMILL, Offers
papermaking and papercraft
sessions for the disabled daily.
Build self-esteem, learn a skill,
come and have fun. Ph 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 ph 430-3406.
families/whanau and their children
from birth to six years, 14 Cobham
Place, Tikipunga, ph (09) 437-5187,
Tues, Wed and Thurs 9am-noon.
TITOKI PLAYCENTRE, For families/
whanau and their children from birth
to six years, Mangakahia Rd, ph
(09) 433-1702. Mon 9am-noon.
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. Ph 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. Ph Helen
459-5161 or Paul 436-2661 or
TODDLER ROCK, Movement to
Music for under 5s. Come giggle
and jiggle with us, we will get your
little one moving, Mondays 9.30
contact Helen 437-6500 or Sue
438-6496 For Details.
TOTARA GROVE PLAYCENTRE,For
families/ whanau and their children
from birth to 6 years, 38 Corks Rd,
Tikipunga, ph 435-1058, Mon and
TRANSITION TOWN WHANGAREI,
Creating healthy self-sufficient
communities. Ongoing projects and
events. Ph Martin 437-5224
TUTUKAKA COAST PLAYCENTRE,
For families/ whanau and their
children from birth to 6 years,
Waiotoi Rd, ph (09) 434-3492,
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. Ph
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),
10.00am, St. John's Church, Kamo
Rd. New members welcome. Ph
Peter Whatt 437-5131 or Noela
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. Ph secretary
Gaye Maxwell 436-1113.
ULTIMATE FRISBEE LEAGUE,
Wednesdays 6pm-8pm, Otaika
Sports Park. Co-ed teams open to
all ages. Ph Jordan 028-529-8854
VARIETY MUSIC GROUP, Meets
Onerahi Community Hall (Church
Rd), 1.30pm, 2nd and 4th Sun, Ph
WAIPU PLAYCENTRE, For families/
whanau and their children from birth
to six years, ph 027-450-0647,
Tues 9.30am-12.30pm, Thurs and
WAIPU RUAKAKA TOY LIBRARY,
Fri 10am-1pm, Crossroad Building,
Waipu, ph Julie 432-0388.
WALKING GROUP, Meets Onerahi
Community Hall, 8.30am Thurs. Ph
WEAVING WITH OTHERS, Meets:
3rd Monday each Month at 10am.
Kamo Ladies Bowling Club Pavilion,
15A Three Mile Bush Road - Kamo.
Bring table loom, lunch, own
materials. Ph: Erin (09) 433-8898.
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.
Ph Allan 438-0789.
WHANGAREI ACADEMY OF
GYMNASTICS, Gymnastics for all
ages. Preschool, school age --
recreation, competition and adult
classes. Ph 435-2990.
WHANGAREI, A COURSE IN
MIRACLES STUDY GROUP, Meets
every Thursday 7.30pm at 8
Townsend Place, Tikipunga. Ph
SWIMMING CLUB, Club nights and
Sunday morning 'Learn to Swim'
classes at the Club rooms,
Whangarei Aquatic Centre. For more
information, please phone Skip on
438-8222 (evenings only).
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. Ph Yvonne 436-1732.
WHANGAREI ANTIQUES CLUB,
Meets 7.30pm, 3rd Weds,
Raumanga Co-op Church, Murdoch
Cres. Ph John House 435-0879.
WHANGAREI BADMINTON CLUB,
Juniors Mon 5.30pm-7.30pm, club
nights Mon and Thurs 7pm-9pm,
day club Tues 9.30am-noon. All
welcome, first time free. Ph 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. Ph
SERVICE, offers free budgeting
advice and support for both families
and 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 CHORAL SOCIETY,
meets Mondays 7.30pm St Johns
Golden Church Kamo Rd. Do you
like to sing? New members
welcome, especially men. Ph Phyl
WHANGAREI COMMUNITY TOY
LIBRARY, Affordable toy lending for
all families, 202 Bank St, Regent.
Open Tues, Weds, Fri 9am-1pm. Ph
librarian Pam Carr 438-3948.
WHANGAREI COUNTRY MUSIC
CLUB, Meets 2nd and 4th Sunday
each month, 7pm-10pm; 3rd
Sunday 12.30pm-4pm at Golden
Church Hall, Kamo Rd. Ph Kim
WHANGAREI CRAFT, Art Club.
Meets Golden Church, Kamo Rd,
Wed 10am (Tutor Gwen Dreadon).
WHANGAREI CROQUET CLUB,@2
Third Ave is starting Twilight Golf
Croquet every Monday from October
17th. 5.30pm-7pm. Golf Croquet is
social fun with a mental challenge.
No strenuous exercise. Inexpensive.
Easy to learn 40 min games. All
ages welcome. Flat shoes please.
Inquires Kath 438-0576 Jan
436-2844. We are a small friendly
club, in a beautiful setting, in the
heart of town.
WHANGAREI DAY AGLOW,A
Christian Ministry offering spiritual
and practical support, meets last
Tuesday of each month at Tikipunga
Baptist Church, cnr Kiripaka Rd and
Heretaunga St, Tikipunga. Cuppa
9.30am. Meeting 10am. All
welcome. Ph Roseann 438-4155.
GUILD, meets Feb-Nov (4 x a month)
in the Training Room at North Haven
Hospice, 24A Takahe St, Tikipunga.
Ph Trish Hughes 437-1212 for
meeting times and venues. All
WHANGAREI BRANCH OF NZ
SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS,
meets on the first Saturday of each
month from February to December,
at 9.30.a.m. in the May Bain room
of the Whangarei Central Library.
Those who are interested in
researching their family history,
whether beginners, addicts, or
experts, are all welcome. For further
enquiries contact Barbara Thomson,
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. Ph
436-4053 or Bruce MacKenzie
WHANGAREI FOLK MUSIC CLUB,
Meets 3rd Fri each month. Ph Dave
WHANGAREI HARMONY CHORUS,
Fun acapella singing. Brass Band
Hall, Dyer St Monday nights 7pm.
Ph Sheryl Cumming 430-2255 (day)
WHANGAREI HATEA LIONS CLUB
(mixed), Dinner meeting 1st Thurs
each month at RSA Rust Ave, 6pm.
Business meeting 3rd Thurs at
Northland Homebased Childcare
rooms, 6pm. Ph Yvonne 4343889
or Robyn 435-1631.
WHANGAREI HEADS Community
Art Centre, ph Carole 434-0114.
PLAYCENTRE, For families/whanau
and their children from birth to 6
years, School Rd, Mon and Weds
currently in recess. For information
Ph Shelley 437-0224.
WHANGAREI HINDU SOCIETY,
meets every Sunday for Sun
Meditation and Vedic Classes All
welcome Ph Shireen 434-6032 or
WHANGAREI HOME EDUCATORS
SUPPORT GROUP, Meets weekly,
ph Shelley 436-1362 or Karen
WHANGAREI KNITTING CLUB,
meets 2nd Tues of the month.
Trinity United Church Tikipunga.
10am-noon. Sheryn 432-7546.
WHANGAREI LESBIAN WAAHINE
TAKATAAPUI BISEXUAL QUEER
WOMYN'S CIRCLE, meets 1st
Thurs of month. Ph Denise
021-182-3926. Heather 459-4547.
WHANGAREI MULTIPLE BIRTH
CLUB, Coffee Group on the first
Monday of each month at the
Plunket Family Centre, 33 King
Street, Kensington. 11.30am-1pm.
Play Group -- Every 2nd & 4th Friday
of each month at St Francis Xavier
Hall, Kensington. 9-11.30am. Bring
priece of fruit to share. Suitable for
under 5's. Contact Nikki on 459
WHANGAREI ORIENTEERING, enjoy
a run or walk using a map. Fun
navigation events suitable for all
ages and fitness levels. Ph Anna
021-412041, or Paul 436-1957.
CLUB, Meet Tuesday Nights
5-30pm at Riverside Drive Marina
for a Stand Up Paddleboard Cruise
of the upper Whangarei Harbour.
New paddlers welcome and
equipment/tuition provided if pre
organised before the day. Contact
Karl (09) 438-2248 or
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. Ph 438-6022.
WHANGAREI PATCHWORKERS &
QUILTERS CLUB, Meets second
Saturday of each month at Maunu
Primary School Hall, 12.30pm-3pm.
Ph Lynda 435-1299.
WHANGAREI RADIO CONTROLLED
CAR CLUB, Race fortnightly
Sundays at Tikipunga Countdown.
Great hobby/sport for all ages. Ph
Dave 436-5755 or Murray
WHANGAREI ROCK N ROLL CLUB,
Friday Night Socials 1st and 3rd
Fridays of each month 7.30pm. $2/
head, $5 family. Lessons six week
courses at beginning of each school
Term. Tuesday Rockers for Special
Needs, Tuesdays at 6pm. Hall Hires
and Demos available. Contacts:
Michelle (09) 437-5567, Heather
WHANGAREI ROCK AND
GEMSTONE CLUB, meets first
Monday of the month (except
January) at 7:30pm in their club
rooms, Heritage Park, Maunu.
Come along and learn about the
world of gemstones, minerals and
geology. Join us on our regular field
trips. Check out our website at
club.blogspot.com or phone Shirley
4346501, Heather & Allan
4352370, Rob & Faye 4357373.
New members welcome.
WHANGAREI ROLLER SKATING
CLUB, Public skating Thursdays
during school term. Portland
Recreational Centre, 6.30pm-
7.30pm. Ph 021-0250-9090 or
WHANGAREI ROTARY CLUB,
Luncheon meeting every Tuesday
11.20am-1pm, Whangarei Club,
Rust Ave. Side entrance off carpark
(opp old library). All welcome, ph
WHANGAREI RSA WIDOWS, Meets
4th Mon, RSA Restaurant, 1pm.
WHANGAREI SAI CENTRE, Meets
every Thursday from 7.30pm,
Masonic Village Hall, Maunu Rd for
study circle and devotional singing.
Ph Penny 436-5405 or Marcia
WHANGAREI SCOTTISH COUNTRY
DANCE CLUB, Meets 7.30pm
Onerahi Community Hall every
Thursday. Ph Jan 430-0099 or Fiona
WHANGAREI SCRABBLE CLUB,
Meets every Thurs from 1pm-4pm,
Whangarei Contract Bridge Club, 17
North St. New members welcome.
Ph Bev 430-2832, 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, ph Gwenda Henderson
WHANGAREI SPINNERS &
WEAVERS, meet every 2nd and 4th
Mon of the month in Trinity Church
Hall, Tikipunga, 10am, 2pm. Ph
Karen (09) 435-4403.
WHANGAREI SQUASH CLUB,Mon
6.30pm Business House, Tues
3.30-5pm Juniors, Wed 5.30pm
Wednesday night league, Thurs
7pm Masters, All abilities welcome.
Have fun, Get fit, Play Squash.
Sharon 438-4747, 021-238-7885.
WHANGAREI STATIONARY ENGINE
CLUB, Meets at their workshops/
clubrooms every Weds, 9am-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. Ph Roy 435-6708 or
WHANGAREI STAMP CLUB, Meets
2nd Tuesday of every month except
January. 8pm Cafler Room 1, Forum
North, ph Monica 434-8000 email:
COASTGUARD, PO Box 1352. Ph
WHANGAREI WARGAMES CLUB,
Club day Onerahi Hall second
Saturday of each month. Ph Andrew
WORKSHOP, friendly supportive
group for new and established
writers of prose, poetry and fiction.
Meets fortnightly Fri 10am-
12.30pm. Ph Derin 437-0257,
Barbara Lucy 436-2462 or email
Lena at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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