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U3A HATEA, Meets 2nd Thursday of
month (February to November), 10am,
St. John's Church, Kamo Rd. New
members welcome. Ph Peter Whatt
437 5131 or Noela Sayers 438 7115.
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 or
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 Fri
WAIPU RUAKAKA TOY LIBRARY, Fri
10am-1pm, Crossroad Building,
Waipu, ph Julie 432 0388.
WAIPU SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE
CLUB, Meets on Monday's at 7pm in
Coronation Hall for a fun-filled evening.
Why not join them. All welcome, no
partner required. Phone Elaine or Steve
432 0532 E Goldthorpe on behalf of
Waipu Scottish Country Dance Club.
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 Rd, 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
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 Colin 435 7493.
WHANGAREI AMATEUR SWIMMING
CLUB, Club nights and Sunday
morning Learn to Swim classes at the
club rooms, Whangarei Aquatic Centre.
For more information, phone Skip on
438 8222 (evenings only).
WINEMAKERS & BREWERS CLUB,
Meets three monthly. Inquiries to
Gordon or Sherrill, 09 437 3798.
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
WHANGAREI ANTIQUES CLUB, Meets
7.30pm, 3rd Weds, Raumanga Co-op
Church, Murdoch Cres. Ph John House
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 437 7406.
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 438 2307.
WHANGAREI BUDGETING 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 BRANCH OF BADEN
POWELL GUILD, Secretary Maurice
Arthur 436 2201
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 435 5445.
WHANGAREI COMBINED GUN CLUB,
Clay target shooting on the first
Sunday of the month, McAllister Rd,
Mangapai. email@example.com ph
Maurice 437 1901.
WHANGAREI COMMUNITY TOY
LIBRARY, Affordable toy lending for all
families, 202 Bank St, Regent. Open
Tuesday to Friday 9am to noon. Ph
librarian Pam Carr 438 3948.
WHANGAREI COMMUNITY PATROL,
We carry out night time patrols by
community patrol vehicle, and are
always looking for new suitable
members to join a our friendly
dedicated group. Meeting held every
second Thursday of the month at
Whangarei police station at 7pm. Ph
Troy 09 470 2733 or email
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 Elva 433 4869.
WHANGAREI CRAFT, Art Club. Meets
Golden Church, Kamo Rd, Wed 10am
(tutor Gwen Dreadon). Ph 437 7332.
WHANGAREI CROQUET CLUB,@2
Third Ave is starting Twilight Golf
Croquet every Monday from October
17, 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. Inquiries
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
WHANGAREI EMBROIDERERS GUILD,
meets Feb-Nov (four times 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 welcome.
WHANGAREI BRANCH OF NZ
SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS, meets
on the first Saturday of each month
from February to December, at 9.30am
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
inquiries 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 434 4460.
WHANGAREI FOLK MUSIC CLUB,
Meets 3rd Fri each month. Ph Dave
Smith 436 3003,
WHANGAREI HARMONY CHORUS,
Fun a capella singing. Brass Band Hall,
Dyer St Monday nights 7pm. Ph Sheryl
Cumming 430 2255 (day) 435 3780
(evenings). Go to
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 434 3889 or
Robyn 435 1631.
WHANGAREI HEADS Community Art
Centre, ph Carole 434 0114.
WHANGAREI HEADS PLAYCENTRE,
For families/whanau and their children
from birth to 6 years, School Rd, Mon
and Weds 9am-noon.
WHANGAREI HEALERS, Meet at the
Ratana Church, Kamo Rd. For
information ph Shelley 437 0224.
Sharpshooter: A penalty by Northland
sharpshooter Ash Moeke in the final
minute secured Northland a tense 2012
ITM Cup rugby win over a weary Tasman
Makos side at Blenheim's Lansdowne
Park on Sunday. The final score was
Northland 20 with Derek Carpenter and
Mateo Malupo nailing tries. Moeke, seen
here during the Taniwha game in
Whangarei last weekend, converted both
tries and kicked the winning penalty.
Tasman 17 (Filipo Levi try, Hayden Cripps
3 pens, Andrew Goodman pen) Ht 10-3.
HOW TO ENTER
Courtesy of Sky TV we have tickets
to Northland games at Toll Stadium
during the next few weeks: v
Taranaki on September 22, v
Canterbury October 5 and v
Counties Manakau October 13.
Email your name address and
phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org
by 12pm Thursday, September 20
to go into the draw (Taniwha in the
TICKET GIVEAWAY TO MATCHES AT TOLL STADIUM
Takahiwai pride: League fan Len Vuletich
brought in this photo to share with
readers. Mr Vuletich, here front row left,
played for Takahiwai until the age of 50
having started as a teenager in the late
1940s. Now in his mid-70s, Mr Vuletich is
still passionate about the game and
recalls that the team he was a member of
in this photo had an incredible season in
1966, winning 18 of 19 games played.
Right: Len Vuletich and Takahiwai coach
and manager Ted Erceg with the
silverware from the successful season of
A top season
Gweep weep: Cuddles, Bubbles
and friends are waiting for homes.
Pet of the Week belongs to six
gowgeous guinea pig ladies and
we are vewy pweased to meet
you. Gweep gweep gweep! Purr
purrr! (that s two of our happy
noises) and mwah mwah! (that s
our kissing one).
We re vewy social and wuv
one another so it s ever so won-
derful we come in pairs. Of two.
There s me, Cuddles and my
fwiend Bubbles, Pansy and Rose
and Mrs P and Miley.
We WUV parsley, apples, car-
rots and capsicum and are
pawticularly pwartial to fresh
grass. Mmm mmm!
Google Guinea pigs and you ll
see what gweat witttle pets we
Gweep gweep! Sincewerly
Whangarei SPCA is on
Kioreroa Rd, 438 9161, visit
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