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Napier Courier - 2021-10-13

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DAILY Napier Central Tae Kwon Do: Tuesday and Thursday nights, 6pm sharp til 7.30pm. We train at St Augustines Scout Hall, Marewa for self defence, self discipline, fitness, poomsae, and tournaments. For more details contactMark Wibberley on 0272784415. 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 Street/ Kennedy Road. 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: 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 Citizens: 85 Munroe St. Monday and Thursday, 500; Tuesday, Rummikub, Mahjong and bowls; Wednesday, public housie; Friday, members’ housie; phone 835 7046. Bowls Taradale: 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. Napier Citizens Advice Bureau, ground floor of Bower House, next to The Warehouse carpark. Open 9am to 4pm weekdays and 9.30-10.30am on Saturdays. Phone 06 8359664, free on 0800 367 222 or email on napier@cab.org.nz. No appointment necessary. We are here to help, and confidentiality is assured. 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. WednesdayFriday, 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 smartphones in a relaxed and enjoyable way among a similar age group. Friendly small groups (five students) in weekly two hour classes. 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. 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 aweek 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 nature-based activities for primary and intermediate aged children and their families. PhoneMarcia on 022 124 4382 or visit www.kcc.org.nz MONDAY Taradale Residents’ Association: (A Voice for the People of Taradale) 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/ tara dale residents. 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 about our group 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, contactMargaret 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? For more information go to our web site 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, sixweek course, birth and beyond. Info: 8353743 or hawkesbayantenatal@gmail.com Playcentre Sessions: Hawke’s Bay-wide. 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: 8.30pmmidnight. Te Ara Hou Maori School, 22 Wycliffe St, Onekawa. Adults: $5; members: $4. Info: Kee, 843-0990, 022 093 5115.

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