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Napier Courier - 2021-07-21

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DAILY Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hawke’s Bay: We need mentors — aged between 18-80 years old. You will need to spend one hour aweek providing support to a young person who needs a friend. By sharing a small amount of your time, you can make a big difference in the life of a young person in Hawke’s Bay. Contact Kath Ph: 021 066 3930. Email: hawkesbay@bbbs. nz. Napier City Petanque Club: Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, 1pm, plus ‘Twilight play’ on Thursday, 5pm during daylight saving, Nelson Park off Jull St/ Kennedy Rd. Visitors and new players welcome. Info: Mike — 0275 317 808 or email: napierpetanque@gmail.com Nelson Park Tennis Club: play all year round on six all weather courts, Morris St, off Latham St, Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturdays. Free coaching available. Inter-club competition. For more information phone Dave 027 602 7202, Cecil 027 2134 113 and Grant 027 659 0671. Bowls Omarunui: Lee Rd, Taradale (opposite Z). We are known as a friendly, social club and have social bowls “roll-ups“on Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm. Bowls and coaching available. Further details Merle 8445568 or Ngaire 8444680. Bluff Hill Bowls: “Best view in the Bay”. Having a special event? Birthday, farewell, wedding, company function. Why not play bowls and have your gathering here? Great friendly service, full bar facilities including Eftpos. Contact Mike 0274 462188 or Dan 022 697 8843. Taradale U3A: We offer a range of study and social groups for older citizens. For more information, visit ourwebsite www.taradaleu3a.org. nz. Alternatively, contact Peter on 0274 795 403 or email president@taradaleu3a.org.nz. We look forward to hearing from you. Curtain Bank Red Cross Hawke’s Bay: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9.30am-12noon, 33 Dunlop St Onekawa. Our team of volunteers upcycle donated curtains to families in need. Requests for curtains are on a referral basis via Child Healthy Homes, Te Taiwhenua O Heretaunga, Social Services-Family Start and Napier Family Centre. For more information email curtainbankhawkesbay@redcross. org.nz. Drop off locations for donating curtains is at The Napier Red Cross Service Centre (35 Cadbury Rd, Onekawa), at the Hastings Red Cross Service Centre (823 Heretaunga Street W. Hastings) Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm and at The Curtain Bank. Menzshed Napier: open for senior men to meet, work on a project, or just enjoy a chat over a tea or coffee. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9am1pm. Ph. Mike 8436977 or Paddy 8341009. Napier Senior Citizens85 Munroe St. Monday andThursday, 500; Tuesday, Rummikub, Mahjong and bowls; Wednesday, public housie; Friday, members’ housie; phone 835 7046. Bowls Taradale is situated behind the Taradale Club inWharerangi Road, Greenmeadows. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday afternoons (weather permitting) social outdoor bowls is played, starting at 1pm. No experience is needed. Bowls and coaching is provided. ContactMalcolm on 027 249 2513 or Alan on 845 1435. Citizens Advice Bureau Napier For free confidential information and advice on any subject. MonFri, 9am-4pm; Saturday, 9am-11am, no appointment necessary. Also have a one on one support service to help you apply online to immigration. One hour appointments available. Free Justice of the Peace service, Monday-Wednesday, 10am12noon; mThursday-Friday, 1pm3pm. Saturday Lawyer clinic 9.30am-10.30am no appointment necessary. Phone 06 835 9664, 126 Hastings Street, Napier South. Email: napier@cab.org.nz Website: www.cab.org.nz. Volunteering Hawke’s Bay: For all your volunteering requirements. Volunteer now by joining www. volunteeringhb.org.nz or call us on 022 503 9271, The Hive, 200Market St North, Hastings. Peoples Advocacy Society: Free service available to anyone seeking advice and assistance in dealing with WINZ, IRD and the general field of welfare. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9.30am-1.30pm, 112 Morris Spence Avenue, Onekawa, phone 06 834 0206 or info@pashb.nz BikeNZ Intro to Road & Everyday Cycling: Free cycle skills training for adults. Bookings essential. Info: Vicki Butterworth, BikeNZ, 845-9336 x 722 or email vicki.butterworth@bikenz.org.nz Age Concern: 98 Taradale Rd, Monday-Friday, 8am-3pm. Fun, social activities for seniors: luncheons, morning teas, Sit’n Be Fit, tai chi, shopping trips and outings. Info: 842-1346. Plunket Practical Parenting Nest (formally Plunket Karitane Family Centre): Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Wednesday-Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm. Crawlers: Thursday, 10am-noon. New Parents: Friday, 9.30-11.30am. Info: 870-5009. SPACE sessions: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday. Discussions on child development and relevant parenting topics, music and movement, play and socialising. Info: Nic, 876-8448 or nicburkin@gmail.com Meeanee Playgroup: Preschoolers to learn through play. $2 per family. Info: 844-4297. Playcentre Sessions: Info: Pip, 878-5908, or playcentre.org.nz Faraday Centre: Technology Museum, open Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat 9am — 3pm. Info: 844-7468. Legacy Family Tree: Tuition and help available through meetings, phone and email. Info: Diane, 877-3141. Meeanee Badminton Club: Seniors: Monday: 7.30-9.30pm; Wednesday: 9-11.30am; Thursday: 7.30-10pm; Juniors: Thursday: 5.30-7pm. Info: Vaughan or Kate, 870-7307. Napier City Petanque Club: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday, 1pm. Nelson Park (off Kennedy Rd). Beginners welcome. Free practice boules. Full facilities available. Info: Peter 0220904076. SeniorNet Napier: Offering the opportunity for older adults (50+) to enter theworld of computers and smart phones in a relaxed and enjoyable way among a similar age group. Friendly small groups (five students) in weekly two hour classes covering many aspects of our digital world. For membership and course applications: 844 2601 or http://publish.lycos.com/napierseniornet . Epilepsy Hawke’s Bay: Free confidential information, support and advocacy. Napier Community Hub, 62 Raffles St. Info: epilepsy.org. nz or 835-5537. Napier Bridge Club: Monday, 1.30pm, Tuesday, 7pm, Thursday, 7.30pm, Friday 1.30pm. Lessons beginMay 4. Phone or email for information Karen Cowley 8340784 or napierbridge.org.nz 3-1-2: Exercise method for people with chronic heart condition. Acuclinic, 33 Coventry Ave, Tamatea. Gold coin donation. Info: 844-4858 or 021 188 0579. Hawke’s Bay Embroidery Groups: Info: Alison, 844-4992. Brain Injury Association HB: Liaison service, advocacy, education, support and lifestyle programmes for peoplewith brain injuries, their whanau and carers. Info: 878-6875, emergency contact 027 536 6345, email liaison@braininjuryhb.co.nz or visit braininjuryhb.co.nz Gamblers Anonymous: Is your gambling becoming a problem? We are starting a Gamblers Anonymous group for Hawke’s Bay. All welcome. Info: phone or text 021 432 572. Epilepsy Hawke’s Bay: Information and support available for those livingwith epilepsy, their families and communities. Info: Jenny, 835-5537 or 027 308 8971. Hawke’s Bay Families of Deaf Children: Run by families of deaf children, this group provides opportunities for deaf and hard-ofhearing children and their families. Info: HBFDCInc@gmail.com, 027 242 3323 or Facebook. DAILY Big Brothers Big Sister of Hawke’s Bay: Needs male or female mentors aged between 18-80, to spend one hour a week with a child who needs a friend. Info: Patricia Small, 022 581 2965, patricia@bbbs.nz or bigbrothersbigsisters.org.nz Get Smart Fast: Year 2-Year 11 tutoring in maths, English and science. Home school support. Living Waters Church. Bookings essential. Info: Sharon, text 022 165 9702 or ring 835-5328. Love Nature: Kiwi Conservation Club (KCC): Offers monthly naturebased activities for primary and intermediate aged children and their families. Phone Marcia on 022 124 4382 or visitwww.kcc.org.nz MONDAY Taradale Residents’ Association: last Monday of each month at 7-8pm, HB Deaf Club meeting room, 22 Lee Road, Taradale. Ph 0274302702 or email: taradaleresidents@gmail.co Facebook https:www.facebook. com/taradaleresidents. (Our next meeting is July 26th) HB Geeks Guild: hosts a game night every Monday, 6.30pm, open to new and experienced board gamers. Come roll some dice, shuffle some cards and place some meeples, 51 Riverbend Rd, Napier. More info check out geeksguild.nz or phone Amy on 022 197 1313. Live Poetry Open Mic: first Monday of every month, 6-7.30pm, CAN, 16 Byron St. Free entry. Info: 021 027 98395. Western Napier Ladies Club: meet second Monday of month, Taradale RSA, 11.45am for lunch, phone Barbara 844 0469. Pania Plodders: FUN RUN outings for the not so young. We are a non competitive run and walk group meeting every Monday from 6pm. We welcome new boots (of all ages and abilities) to join us for something different. You’ll actually enjoy getting fitter, so why not give us a try? Contact: Mike 021-703392 (Napier) or Martin 021-0515388 (Hastings). HB Genealogymeets third Monday of each month at 7.30pm. Also fourth Monday at 10am, Stoneycroft House, corner Omahu Rd and Expressway, contact Margaret phone 876 5462. Rotary Club of Ahuriri welcomes both men and women to join our friendly Club to share in fellowship, networking and community service. We meet every Monday night from 5.30pm-7.30pm at the Westshore Beach Inn, 85 Meeanee Quay. Why not check us out? See our website www.ahuriri-rotary.org.nz or phone Max Patmoy on 06 836 5555 or 027 279 3760. Rotary Club of Napier 12.10pm for fellowship, 12.30pm for meeting/ lunch, Hawke’s Bay Club, 53 Marine Parade. Info: enquiries@rotarynapier.org or www.rotarynapier.org Cantare Choir: 5.30pm, four-part a cappella harmony singing fun. Room A113, EIT. Info: Joe, 874-7760. Hawke’s Bay Organ and Piano Club: Meets second Monday of each month, 1.30pm, Tamatea Community Church, 1 York Ave. Info: Ron, 845-2530. Childbirth Education: Parents’ Centre, six-week course, birth and beyond. Info: 8353743 or hawkesbayantenatal@gmail.com Playcentre Sessions: Hawke’s Baywide. Info: 878-5908 or playcentre. org.nz Napier Pipe Band: Practice, 6.30-8.30pm. Learn to play drums or pipes. Nelson Park clubrooms. Info: Alan, drums (022 341 9605) or Kerry, pipes (021 107 6428). St Augustine’s Scout Group: Keas, 5-7 years, Tuesday, 5.30-6.30pm; Cubs, 7-10 years, Wednesday, 6- 7.30pm; Scouts, 10- 14 years, Monday, 6.30-8.30pm. Latham St. Info: Alison Knauf, 843-8882. Scottish Country Dancing: 7.30-10pm, St Patrick’s School Hall, cnr Kennedy and Riverbend Rds. Info: Allan or Helen, 845-0438. Napier Stamp Club: First Monday of month, 7.30pm, Coastguard Building, Westshore. Info: John, 836-6196. Chinese Table Tennis Club: 8.30pm-midnight. Te Ara Hou Maori School, 22 Wycliffe St, Onekawa. Adults: $5; members: $4. Everyone welcome. Info: Kee, 843-0990, 022 093 5115. Multiple Sclerosis Hawke’s Bay: Meets every fortnight, 9.30am-2pm. St Thomas More Parish Church Hall, 92 Wycliffe St. Small cost involved. Info: Robyn, 843-3000. Deco Bay Brass: Rehearsals, 7.30pm, 109 Orchard Rd, Hastings. Experienced and beginner brass and percussion players welcome. Info: Raewyn Godwin (027 816 2503) or Todd Donaldson (027 270 4892), decobaybrass@gmail.com or decobaybrass.com Drop-In Centre: For those who are lonely and would like company, need prayers for themselves or loved ones, or to relax over a cuppa and goodies. Mondays and Tuesdays, 10am-noon, Enid Lemmon Lounge, All Saints’ Church, cnr Church and Puketapu Rds, Taradale. Alcoholics Anonymous: If you think you have a drinking problem and need a solution, join us on Mondays 7.30 — 8.30 pm.@ Saint Patricks Church cnr Munroe & Daulton Streets OR Wednesdays 10.30 — 11.30 am@ Saint Pauls Church Hall next to Municipl Theatre carpark Tennyson St. Napier. Phoenix Ladies Group: Third Monday of month, 2pm, Heavey Hall, 92 Wycliffe St, Onekawa. Speakers, afternoon tea, raffles and entertainment. Info: Jan, 843-5755. Napier Herb Society: Meets first Monday of the month, 7.30pm, Greenmeadows Community Centre, Tait Dr. All welcome, beginners to enthusiasts. Free first session, casuals $3. Info: Ella, phone 02102942565 or email napierherbsociety@gmail. com Pirimai Indoor Bowling Club: Every Monday, 7.30pm, Napier Indoor Bowls Hall, Wakefield St, Onekawa. Bowls provided. Free coaching. Info: Bruce (844 4498) or Stephen (844-8978). Brownies — Girl Guiding: St Augustines Brownies (7-91⁄ 2 yo) meet every Monday during school terms at Mahoe Hall, crn Auckland Road and York Ave. Info: girlguidingnz.org.nz/ registration/ Napier Toastmasters Club 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, Greenmeadows Hall, Tait Drive, Napier 7pm to 9pm. Come along and see/hear whatwe do, guests welcome. Contact Ros 0274 211 333 or Karen 021 115 2538 for information. TUESDAY Deco City Club: a social club for semi-retired and retired people. We meet in Napier on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 9.45am, enjoy some social time along with refreshments and have a guest speaker. We welcome your enquiry to Jan 8337397 or Maadi 8441848. Hawke’s Bay Orchid Society: First Tuesday of month, Rotary Lounge, Taradale Town Hall, 7.15pm. Info: Lesley Haren, 845-2919. Mahjong: meets 9am at Omaranui Bowling Club, Lee Rd, Taradale. Friendly, experienced players happy to teach newcomers. Easy access and parking. Contact Joy, phone 06 844 2350 or Bev 06 845 3834. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Support HB: Group supportmeetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am in the Community Co-Lab building, Lee Rd, Taradale car park behind the Taradale Town Hall. All welcome. No meeting or morning tea charges but you will need to have parking coins for the adjacent parking area, only 60 cents an hour and the meeting is approx 2 hours. Come along and meet peoplewho can help you to manage your illness. Phone, text or email Liz at 027224 9525 lizmecfshb@gmail.com for more details. Taradale Residents’ Association: (A Voice for the People of Taradale) Last Tuesday of each month at 2pm, Taradale Library Meeting Room. Info 06 844 6340 or taradaleresidents@gmail. com or Facebook https:/ /www.facebook.com/ taradaleresidents/ Pippins — Girl Guiding: 1st Tamatea Pippins (5&6 yo) meet every Tuesday during school terms atMahoe Hall, crn Auckland Road and York Ave. Info: girlguidingnz.org. nz/registration/ Sounds of Hawke’s Bay Chorus: Do you love to sing four part harmony? Come along and check us out at 7.15pm every Tuesday, Clive School Hall, School Rd. Info: Michelle (021 142 7712) or Sue (844 2185). Friendly group of ladies get together. Meets fourth Tuesday in the evening for fellowship, speakers and outings. For further details ring Nicky on 8777475. Napier Tech Band practice Tuesdays, 7pm-9pm, Napier Tech Band Rooms, Whitmore Park, Douglas McLean Ave. New brass and woodwind players welcome, For more info contact Teresa Cuthbert 021 023 95310 tcuthbert@napiercentral. school.nz or Paul Hendy 027 669 0667 or visit https:/ /www.napiertechband.org/ or https://www.facebook. com/NTMBand/ Taradale RSA roast lunch meal for pensioners Every second Tuesday, 11.30am1.30pm, $10 roast lunch meal for pensioners and $4.50 pavlova. All welcome. For bookings or more information feel free to ring (06) 8444808. Scottish Country Dancing: 7:15 pm-8.45pm, 1120N Willowpark Road, Hastings. March-Nov. Enquires 068787272 or 0211883118 Ladies Club of Ahuriri: Friendly group meets 9.30am at Westshore School Hall, Ferguson Ave, second Tuesday each month for speakers, morning tea and activities. Enquiries to Anna phone 835 8737 or just come along. Brain Injury Association HB: Family support and education group. First Tuesday of month, 10am, Headway House. Learn coping strategies and support. Info: 878-6875, or email liaison@braininjuryhb. co.nz Napier Gospel Choir: 7-9pm, Napier Baptist Church Hall, 36 Riverbend Rd, Marewa. No auditions, no religious affiliations. Great songs, great company. $10, includes supper. Info: Ross 021 810 223. Hawke’s Bay Photographic Society: 7pm, last Tuesday of month. Napier Arts Club rooms, 122 Vigor Brown St. Info: hbphotographic. wordpress.com or hbphotographic@gmail.com Hawke’s Bay After Suicide Support Group: Offering support to those affected by suicide. Sessions run throughout the year. Each serieswill run for six Tuesdays from 5.30-7pm. Info and registration: Warren (027 286 4071) or Sandra (027 684 3033). Heart to Heart Parent Infant Classes and Toddler Playgroup: Promoting peaceful and respectful parenting. Classes and playgroup run termly on Tuesdays at Farndon Park Hall, Clive. Info: 870-0008 or hbhearttoheart@yahoo.co. nz Otatara Combined Friendship Club (formerly Otatara Probus): Various activities for retired and semi-retired men and women. Meets second Tuesday of each month. Visitors welcome. Info: Nola 845 2436. Taradale Women’s Institute: Meets second Tuesday of the month, 1.45pm, Mission View Retirement Village, 190 Avondale Rd, Greenmeadows. New members welcome. Info: Elaine Williams ph (06) 845 2530. Cribbage: Names in by 7.15pm. Play from 7.30-9.30pm. Taradale RSA, Gloucester St. Info: Jocelyn, 842-1298. St Patrick’s Indoor Bowls Club: 7.30pm, Napier Indoor Bowls hall, Wakefield St, Onekawa. New members welcome. Free coaching. Info: Barry, 021-1268813, Dora 845-0749. Napier Spirit of Lions Club: Are you communityminded? Ladies of all age groups welcome. Meetings third Tuesday at Taradale RSA, 6pm. Contact Val Forward 06 8440439. Napier Weaving Club: 10am-3pm. Also Wednesday evenings, 7pm. Club rooms, Latham St. Weaving, spinning, felting, knitting. Info: Glenis, 835-4104. Drop-in Centre: 10am-noon, Mondays and Tuesdays. All Saints Anglican Church, Church Rd, Taradale. Napier TechMemorial Band: 7-9pm, band rooms, Whitmore Park, Marewa. Experienced and beginner brass, woodwind, percussion and string players welcome. Info: Paul, 027 669 0667, or napiertechband.org Rock’n’Roll Club: Napier RSA. Every Tuesday, 7-9pm. Free tuition. Info: Harvey 0210 820 3030. Taradale Community Play Group: 9.15-11.30am, All Saints Church Hall, cnr Church and Puketapu Rds. Info: Vicki, 845-4499. Hawke’s Bay Video Enthusiasts Club: Second Tuesday of month, 7.30pm, EIT, Room 111. Info: Mark, 877-6481. Napier Pottery Club: 9.30am for tuition, Whitmore Park, Nuffield Ave entrance. Info: email napierpotteryclub@icloud. com or visit www.facebook. com/Napierpotteryclub Yoga Mindful Body Movement: 5.30 pmtill 7pm at Saint Pauls Hall/Asher Hall behind Municipal Theatre. Just bring amat and a blanket, info txt or call Celestina 021 077 1866. Taradale School Indoor Bowls Club: 7.30pm. School hall, Church Rd. New members welcome. Info: Mike 027 4462 188. Hawke’s Bay Embroidery Group: Groupmeetings, beginners welcome. Info: Alison, 844-4992. Napier City Petanque Club: Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday, 1pm. Nelson Park off Jull St. Info Peter 0220904076. E Bike Social Riders Hawke’s Bay: 10am, Pettigrew-Green Arena. Join like-minded E bike riders for rides revolving around coffee stops at a pace and distance to suit the group. Info: Facebook, Peter Shea (021 217 3456) or Charlie Davey (027 289 8717). Freemasons Scinde Lodge No 5: meets third Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm, 206 Kennedy Rd. Free twocourse dinner at 6pm. For Freemasons and those interested in joining. Info: Gary, 021 899 151 or gseverinsen@xtra.co.nz Grey Power Napier and Districts: Meets third Tuesday of each month, 1.30pm, St Columbus Church, 176 Gloucester St, Taradale. Info: Maxine (835-6495) or Bruce (844-5635). WEDNESDAY Hawke’s Bay Bonsai Society: Second Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm at Clive Church Hall, 10 Ferry Rd. Phone Noel, 022 173 6170. Taradale Bridge Club: Bridge lessons 1pm — 3pm, for more information contact Ruth Spittle 027 249 4336 or Alison Hucker 844 8204 Chat and craft group: All Saints Church, Taradale, 9.30am-11.30am, mixture of crafts including embroidery, knitting, sewing and card making, followed by cuppa. Contact Elaine ph (06) 845 2530. Girl Guiding: Taradale Guides (9-121⁄ yo) meet every 2 Wednesday during school terms at Mahoe Hall, crn Auckland Road and York Ave. Info: girlguidingnz.org. nz/registration/ Social Entertainers: 7pm, first Wednesday ofmonth. Taradale RSA. Info: 845-2530 or email elaineron@xtra.co. nz Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffalos meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm, at the Woodturners Hall, Francis Hicks St, Hastings. No fees. New and old members welcome. For mor informtaion phone Bub McBregor 022 403 2920 or Graeme Philips 0210 298 2544. Hawke’s Bay Travel Club Would you like to hear people talk about their overseas experiences? The HB Travel Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the Taradale Club at 12 noon for a meal followed by a speaker talking of their travels. For more information ring Don Alexander on 8448322. Greenmeadows Rotary Club meet every Wednesday 5.30 for 6pm dinner meeting, Taradale Town Hall, enquiries to secretary Ken Hunt phone 844 7772 or email ken_ hunt@xtra.co.nz Tamatea Women’s Institute: second Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm, Tamatea Community Church, 1 York Avenue, Tamatea. New members welcome. Info: Inez 8449071 and Liz 8446052. Bay City ToastmastersMeeting at Senior Citizens Fellowship Rooms, Symons Lane, Taradale, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays each month, 5.30pm to 7pm. Toastmasters provides you with the skills and confidence to speak in front of an audience. We offer a supportive environment with positive encouragement on ways to improve your speaking and presentation skills. Contact Christine 8430561/8436680, Steve 8787350 or email baycitytoastmasters.org.nz Napier Kiwanis Club: Meets the second Wednesday of

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