What's On


Sunday 17 December


Accordion-Keyboard
Oldtime Musicmakers at Welcome Bay Hall 3rd Sunday every month 1-4pm. All welcome. $3 entry & Ladies a plate please. Ph Ces 544 3849


Art on the Strand
Art for Sale - weather permitting 9am-4pm Tauranga Society of Artists Inc.


Bay Networking Singles Club
Social activities 55 +. Dining, BBQ's, outings etc. Facebook us on Bay networking Singles Social Group or phone Mary-Anne 0272071690 0r Jonathan 07 5722091


Christmas Lessons and Carols
7pm at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Mt. Maunganui with the Scholars Pro Musica. Listen to Christmas music & sing your favourite Carols!


Computer Help for Individuals
Need help to use your computer, iPad, tablet, eReader, phone or other device. Contact the Library to book a lesson with one of our tutors. Phone 577 7177


Croquet
At Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd, Sun, Tues, Fri, 12:45pm. Beginners welcome. Peter 571 0633


Farmers Market - Mount Mainstreet
Held every Sunday 9-1pm rain or shine! Right in the middle of Mount Mainstreet at Phoenix Car Park, Maunganui Rd. www.mountmainstreet.nz


Historic Village Market
Every 1st & 3rd Sunday monthly 8-12noon. Wet or fine. Inquiries: hvm@lionsclubs.org.nz A Bethlehem Te Puna Lions Club Project.


Maketu Market
On Sunday 17th December 7am start at Maketu Village Green.


Maketu Market
3rd & 5th Sundays 7am-12pm at Maketu Village Green. Ph Pat 533 2687 or Fennis 0274 282 862


Messy Church Christmas
Looking for something creative, messy, stories, prayer, games, all ages? 4-6pm at 53 Te Okuroa Dr Papamoa Dinner provided. Koha appreciated. Julie 0274 205 375 http://www.communityofstaidan.com/


Nine Lessons & Carols
Nine Lessons Carols at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, 11 Victoria Rd, Mt. Maunganui - free event - collection - Scholars Pro Musica.


NZDA BOP Range Day
NZDA BOP branch run public open days last Sunday each month at their 300m range in TECT All Terrain Park. 9am-3pm $20 bring firearms licence.


Oropi Sunday Xmas Market
'Boutique' market with fabulous cafe featuring local Chef. Great selection of stalls, perfect last minute gifts! Oropi Memorial Hall, 1295 Oropi Road 9am-1pm.


Papamoa Outdoor Bowls
All welcome to our Roll Up’s. Sun & Wed. Register at 12:30, commences 1pm. Come & experience OUTDOOR BOWLS Geoge Spratt Reserve. Ph 574 0177 anytime.


Quakers in Tauranga
Meet in hall behind Brain Watkins House, cnr Elizabeth/Cameron Rd at 10am. All welcome for hour of mainly silent worship followed by tea/coffee & friendly chat. Ph 543 3101 www.quaker.org.nz


Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Sundays 1:30pm & Thursdays 5:30pm, in pond behind 24 Montego Drive Papamoa, sailing Electron Yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419


Sequence Dance
New Years Eve, Sunday December 31. Greerton Hall, Cameron Rd, 8pm till midnight. Entrance $8pp. Supper provided. Excellent programme and music. Prizes, raffles. Goodbye 2017, welcome 2018.


Stunning Christmas Carol Service
Join the Scholars Pro Musica chamber choir for a traditional Nine Lessons and Carols service. Sun 17 Dec, 7pm, St Peter's Church, Mount Maunganui. FREE.


Taize at St. Georges
You are invited to Christmas Taize using the music from the Taize Community in France. 7pm @ St. Georges Anglican Church. http://www.stgeorgesgatepa.org.nz


Tauranga Rotary Easter Booksale
Please donate books, records, Cds, Dvds, Jigsaws & Sheet music for next Rotary Charity Book sale. Ph Anne 543 5350 or Ross 544 0817


TePuke Country Music Club
Sunday at 1pm at Te Puke Citizens & RSA Club. Merry Christmas to all! PhGayle 573 8255


Monday 18 December


Active Adults Fun Fitness
Cardio Strength Stretching Aerobic activity for heart, Weights for strength, Yoga for balance & flexibility. All fitness levels. 9-10am $7 Arataki Community Centre. Lynda 029 230 0162


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting every Monday & Friday mornings at 10am. Wesley Methodist Church, 13th Ave & Cameron Rd. Ph 0800 229 6757


Argentine Tango
The dance that makes you feel” Come challenge your senses. *FREE Intro classes. *No partner required...(extra guys needed). FB/”Tango-in-Tauranga or Ph/Text Denise 020 4006 1340


Bay Networking Singles Club
Social activities 55 +. Dining, BBQ's, outings etc. Facebook us on Bay networking Singles Social Group or phone Mary-Anne 0272071690 0r Jonathan 07 5722091


Body+Soul fun fitness
For over 50s, occasional speakers, social events. Monday to Friday various venues. All classes 9:15am-10:15am Qualified Instructor. Dianne 027 431 4326 or 576 5031.


Breakfast Challenge
5 Day Healthy Breakfast Challenge. We’ll help you get healthy summer. TXT Svetlana 027 616 2124


Computer Help for Individuals
Need help to use your computer, iPad, tablet, eReader, phone or other device. Contact the Library to book a lesson with one of our tutors. Phone 577 7177


Dragon Boating - Womens
Give it a Go Paddling Sessions held weekly Mon/Thurs 5:30pm & Sat 7:30am, Sulphur Point. RSVP by Txt Brooke 022 078 2308 for info pack.


Katikati Bowling Club
Welcomes New Members. Come along & learn how to play lawn bowls Coaching available. Mixed Roll-ups 9:15-midday. Phil 549 5344


Kung Fu
Nam Wah Pai is a Chinese style martial art Training. 6-7:30pm. At Selwyn Ridge School Welcome Bay. Brian 021 241 7059


Let's Learn
Wanting to learn something new? Check out the wide variety of classes,workshops & activities listed on www.letslearn.co.nz or ph 5449557. Become a lifelong learner today!


Mahjong
Visitors & Beginners welcome (free teaching available) 12:45-4pm Tauranga South Bowling Club 11th Ave. Ph Shirley 576 0014


Piloga Classes
A fusion of Pilates & Yoga movements. Mondays & Fridays 10:05-11:20 at Arataki Community Centre. $15 per class. Mel 022 187 1295 or Claudia 021 192 7706


Plunket Car Seat Clinic
Is your baby's car seat safely installed? 471 Devonport Road, Tauranga. Monday & Thursday 10am-2pm. Ph 578 7813 no appointment necessary.


Qigong With Michael
Classes: Mon 1-2pm (weekly) Whisp Alternative Health Club Shop 24 Piccadilly Arcade, 43 Devonport Rd Sat: 9:30am-10:30am (weekly) Health Quarters 67 Willow St. Bookings 021 735 798 www.michaelgoodhue.com


SEQUENCE DANCING TE PUKE
Free Dancing. Join us, with partner, at Citizens Club Te Puke. 6:30-8:30pm. Enquiries 027 654 1569


Silver Singers Choir
Require bass voices for their choir. Practices are every Monday at St Stephens Chapel Brookfield Tce. Pat 579 1036


Tauranga Bird Club
Matua Hall, Levers Road. 7:30pm. Keen to learn about breeding & exhibiting birds? Sheryl 027 216 3568


Tauranga Civic Choir
Practice Monday, 7:30pm, Wesley Church, 13th Ave, Tauranga. For more information please visit our website. www.taurangacivicchoir.org.nz Enquiries welcome. Heather 575 9092


Tauranga Creative Fibre
From 9:30am 177 Elizabeth St. Learn & share spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet, felting. Margaret 571 3483


Tauranga Rock'n'Roll Club
Lessons & Club Dancing @ Legion of Frontiersmen Hall, 165 Elizabeth Street, Tauranga. Ph Malcolm 027 592 7240 or view www.taurangarocknrollclub.org.nz for details.


Tauranga Rotary Easter Booksale
Please donate books, records, Cds, Dvds, Jigsaws & Sheet music for next Rotary Charity Book sale. Ph Anne 543 5350 or Ross 544 0817


Womens' Art Group
We meet every Monday 9am-12pm at 68 1st Avenue. New members very welcome. Ph Annie 543 2108


YOGA with Nic -Bethlehem
Classes are: Mon & Thurs nights 7-8:10pm; Wed & Fri mornings 9:15am-10:25am; Tues afternoons 1:15pm-2:25pm. Stretch, lengthen, strengthen, reset. Contact Nic: 021 124 2598 www.sweetyoga.co.nz


Zonta Tauranga
Championing Women's Causes welcomes you to meet others likeminded. Great speakers, a fabulous meal & fun at Tauranga Club. Every 2nd Monday 5.30pm. Suzy 021 266 5044


Tuesday 19 December


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting, St Peters Anglican church, 11 Victoria Rd Mt Maunganui 7:30-8:30pm. All Welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Argentine Tango
"The dance that makes you feel" *FREE Intro classes. *No partner required...(need more guys). Come challenge your senses. FB/"Tango in Tauranga". Denise 0204 006 1340


Bay Networking Singles Club
Social activities 55 +. Dining, BBQ's, outings etc. Facebook us on Bay networking Singles Social Group or phone Mary-Anne 0272071690 0r Jonathan 07 5722091


BOP Linux Users
Share and learn about the Linux computer operating system 1st Tuesday 7-9 pm L J Hooker, Cnr Cameron Rd, 8th Ave. Experts and beginners welcome. $2


Crafty Craft Group
Bring your own project Card making also on offer. Saint Peters Church Tuesday 9-11am. Ph Shelly 07 262 1035


Greerton Lions Club
Meet 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 6pm at Fairway Lounge, Tauranga Racecourse. Ph Bill 543 4424 or Alison 543 4928


Housie Te Puke
Housie is held at Te Puke Bowling Club every 2nd Tues 6:30pm sharp. Full details ph Te Puke Club 573 9709


Junction Anxiety Support Group
Strength in learning new strategies, mutual support & understanding of and about Anxiety. Junction Office, 28 Carlisle Street, Greeton, ph. 543 3010


Junction Coffee & Chat
Join us for friendship & support at Junction Coffee & chat every Tuesday 10am-12pm at St James Church Greerton. Ph 543 3010 for details.


Junction Coffee & Chat
Junction Coffee and Chat 10am - 12pm St James Church, Greerton, Tauranga. Come and meet others for support and friendship. For details call Junction 5433010


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult Midweek Tennis Tuesdays & Thursdays at Bellevue Park, 75 Windsor Road, Bellevue. Start time 9am. Enquiries Pam 570 0302


Otumoetai Walking Group
Meet at 9am at Kulim Park. All welcome. Ph Jim 576 7339


Overeaters Anonymous
Do you or family members/friends have a problem with over or under eating? Meet Tue & Fri Ph 544 1213 or 022 064 2186


Petanque Tga/BOP Club
Club Mt Maunganui. Tuesdays & Saturdays 1pm start. All welcome. Try a new sport! Equipment available, all coaching given. Ph Jo Ann 578 3606


Pilates Classes
11:15-12:15 at Arataki Community Centre. $12 per class. Claudia 021 192 7706


Plunket Car Seat Clinic
Is your baby's car seat safely installed? 13 Queen Street, Te Puke. 3rd Tuesday each month 10am-2pm. No appointment necessary.


Scrabble
Tauranga Scrabble Club 8:50am 3 games $3 Tauranga Bridge Club Ngatai Rd. New players very welcome Ph. 544 8372


Squence Dancing
Tauranga Social & Leisure Club, St John Anglican Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd Otumoetai, 7pm-9.30pm except second Tuesday each month 3:30pm-6pm. Ph Faye 543 3280


Tai Chi
Otumoetai Sports Club Fergusson Park 1:30-2:30 $8 Suitable for beginners to advanced. Beautiful surroundings, friendly group, all welcome.


Tauranga Acoustic Music Club
Greerton RSA 7pm. Friendly get-together, all instruments, all levels of ability. Come in & enjoy some live music. Grant 578 6448


Tauranga Patchwork & Quilters
Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7pm & 2nd & 4th Friday at 10am. At Tauranga Art & Craft Centre, 177 Elizabeth Street. Ph Helen 0274 177 581


Tauranga Toastmasters
Meet weekly at Tauranga Lyceum Club, First Ave. 7:15-9:30pm.Learn public speaking & leadership skills within a welcoming group.Guests welcome. Ph Alan 544 5989


Yoga for Introspection
Improve your emotional, mental and physical wellbeing. Tuesdays, 11am - 12noon at Omanawa Hall. Contact Chatelle on 021 647 205 or chatelle.jeram@gmail.com


Wednesday 20 December


Bay Networking Singles Club
Social activities 55 +. Dining, BBQ's, outings etc. Facebook us on Bay networking Singles Social Group or phone Mary-Anne 0272071690 0r Jonathan 07 5722091


Cards (Cribbage)
Do you play crib or would like to learn? Every Weds at Greerton RSA 1pm. Michael Ph 562 0517


Computer Help for Individuals
Need help to use your computer, iPad, tablet, eReader, phone or other device. Contact the Library to book a lesson with one of our tutors. Phone 577 7177


Easy Dance Tuition
Basic Ballroom, Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot. Modern Sequence. Beginners welcome. $5 St Johns Hall, Bureta Rd. 7pm. Ph 576 2403


eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers explained
Lunchtime Seminar, Tauranga Library, 12:30-1pm. All welcome.


Genealogy Research
Library databases explained. Lunchtime Seminar, Tauranga Library, 12:30-1pm. All welcome.


Junction Bi-Polar Group
Strength in learning new strategies, mutual support & understanding of & about Bi-Polar Disorder. Junction Office, 28 Carlisle Street, Greeton, Ph. 543 3010


Mount Maunganui Lioness Club
Meetings 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month. New members welcome. Meet new friends & enjoy community services & social activities Ph Christine 575 2144


Mt. Maunganui Menz Shed
Wednesdays & Thursdays 9am at 6/45 Aviation Ave. New members welcome. Go to www.menzshed.org.nz or Ph Keith Dickson 021 0259 6454


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult Twilight Tennis on Wednesdays at Bellevue Park, 75 Windsor Road, Bellevue 6:30-8pm. Visitors welcome $5. Ph Pam 570 0302


Papamoa Outdoor Bowls
All welcome to our Roll Up’s. Sun & Wed. Register at 12:30, commences 1pm. Come & experience OUTDOOR BOWLS Geoge Spratt Reserve. Ph 574 0177 anytime.


Table Tennis Tauranga
Memorial Hall 12:45-3pm mixed doubles social grade 7:30-9:30 club night all grades. Friday 1-3pm social grades 3:30-7 Junior club 7-9 club night.


Tauranga Embroiderers Guild
Meets EVERY Wednesday at the Tauranga Rowing Club, Devonport Road, Tauranga 10am-2:30pm 7:30pm-9:30pm. Beginners very welcome. Ph Jenny Williams 07 219 7740


Tauranga Midweek Tramping Group
Te Tuhi Rd to Mangamuka Hut. Grade moderate. Paula 07 889 7420


Thursday 21 December


A Place to Bee
Welcome Bay craft group meeting at Lighthouse Church 11am - 12.30pm. All Welcome! All crafts! Great company! Phone Mel on 027 576 3105 for more info.


Bay Networking Singles Club
Social activities 55 +. Dining, BBQ's, outings etc. Facebook us on Bay networking Singles Social Group or phone Mary-Anne 0272071690 0r Jonathan 07 5722091


Baywide Housing Advocacy Services
Having hassles with housing, landlords, flatmates, NZ, Govt Departments? FREE drop in Clinic, Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm at Baywide Community Law Offices 63 Willow Street, Tauranga.


Dragon Boating - Womens
Give it a Go Paddling Sessions held weekly Mon/Thurs 5:30pm & Sat 7:30am, Sulphur Point. RSVP by Txt Brooke 022 078 2308 for info pack.


Drop-in Meditation Classes
Beginners welcome. Classes are self-contained so you can start on any date. Cost: $15/class. At Greerton Library, 139 Greerton Rd. 7pm-8:30pm www.meditateintauranga.org


French Connection
For lovers of all things French. Every second Thursday, La Mexica 4:30-6:30. Contact agohns@yahoo.co.nz for info


Having housing hassles?
Free drop in clinic every Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm for help with landlord, flatmate problems, applying for housing etc. Baywide, 63 Willow St.


Junction coffee Group
Join us for friendship & support at Junction Mt/Papamoa Coffee & chat every Thursday 1-2pm. Ph 543 3010 for details.


Keynotes Inc.
Keynotes 4 part harmony Women's Chorus Meet Thursday 7pm @ Wesley Church hall 13th Ave. Singing for fun & health. Ph Nora 544 2714


Mount Papamoa Coffee Group
Junction Coffee & Chat 1-2pm Papamoa MacDonalds. Come & meet others for support & friendship. For details call Junction 543 3010


Mt. Maunganui Menz Shed
Wednesdays & Thursdays 9am at 6/45 Aviation Ave. New members welcome. Go to www.menzshed.org.nz or Ph Keith Dickson 021 0259 6454


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult Midweek Tennis Tuesdays & Thursdays at Bellevue Park, 75 Windsor Road, Bellevue. Start time 9am. Enquiries Pam 570 0302


Plunket Car Seat Clinic
Is your baby's car seat safely installed? 471 Devonport Road, Tauranga. Monday & Thursday 10am-2pm. Ph 578 7813 no appointment necessary.


Tauranga Lyceum Club
Womens' Friendship Club at 68 1st Ave. Numerous activities include painting, bridge & catered dinners with interesting speakers. New members welcome. Ph Margaret 543 3244.


Womens' Singing Group
Beginners very welcome. We meet every Thursday 11am at 68 1st Avenue. Ph Marie 576 1300


Friday 22 December


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting every Monday & Friday mornings at 10am. Wesley Methodist Church, 13th Ave & Cameron Rd. Ph 0800 229 6757


Computer Help for Individuals
Need help to use your computer, iPad, tablet, eReader, phone or other device. Contact the Library to book a lesson with one of our tutors. Phone 577 7177


Counselling
Need to talk? First Session free at Arataki Community Centre. Every Friday. To book your appointment, please ph Karen 021 579 249


Embrace Dancing WCS
Learn West Coast Swing. A smooth, fun modern dance. First Class is Free. Every Friday 169 Elizabeth St Community Centre from 6:45pm. Ph Vero 021 191 1601 embrace.dancing@gmail.com


Table Tennis Tauranga
Memorial Hall 12:45-3pm mixed doubles social grade 7:30-9:30 club night all grades. Friday 1-3pm social grades 3:30-7 Junior club 7-9 club night.


Tauranga Patchwork & Quilters
Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7pm & 2nd & 4th Friday at 10am. At Tauranga Art & Craft Centre, 177 Elizabeth Street. Ph Helen 0274 177 581


Saturday 23 December


Beth El Messianic Family
Come celebrate family life with Jews & Gentiles who meet & worship as Yeshua (Jesus) & all the early believers did. 10am Otumoetai Primary. BethEl.org.nz


Dragon Boating - Womens
Give it a Go Paddling Sessions held weekly Mon/Thurs 5:30pm & Sat 7:30am, Sulphur Point. RSVP by Txt Brooke 022 078 2308 for info pack.


LOL Laughter Wellness
Discover the joy & health benefits of hearty laughter. 11:00-11:45am Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui. Koha. Ph Trish 022 036 6768 Email lollaughterwellness@gmail.com


Mt. Maunganui Menz Shed
Wednesdays & Thursdays 9am at 6/45 Aviation Ave. New members welcome. Go to www.menzshed.org.nz or Ph Keith Dickson 021 0259 6454


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult Tennis on Saturdays at Bellevue Park, 75 Windsor Road, Bellevue. Start time 1:30pm. Enquiries Fred 544 5088


Qigong With Michael
Classes: Mon 1-2pm (weekly) Whisp Alternative Health Club Shop 24 Piccadilly Arcade, 43 Devonport Rd Sat: 9:30am-10:30am (weekly) Health Quarters 67 Willow St. Bookings 021 735 798 www.michaelgoodhue.com


Tauranga Rotary Easter Booksale
Please donate books, records, Cds, Dvds, Jigsaws & Sheet music for next Rotary Charity Book sale. Ph Anne 543 5350 or Ross 544 0817


The Way Messianic Meeting
We are a community group that teaches & practices 'One New Man' principles. All ages welcome. 10am, Hillier Ctr, Mt Maunganui. Ph 021 0226 3515


WANTED Books/CDs/DVDs/Puzzles
For Mount Lions & Lioness Clubs Book Fair. Drop-off points or collection ph Pip 543 2175 or Stella 575 0685 or text details to 021 033 0795


Zee Market Christmas Party
Come along & have a photo with Santa, find that last minute unique gift, handmade, handcrafted, 169 Elizabeth St, 10am-2pm. Come have fun!


Sunday 24 December


Computer Help for Individuals
Need help to use your computer, iPad, tablet, eReader, phone or other device. Contact the Library to book a lesson with one of our tutors. Phone 577 7177


Maketu Market
3rd & 5th Sundays 7am-12pm at Maketu Village Green. Ph Pat 533 2687 or Fennis 0274 282 862


NZDA BOP Range Day
NZDA BOP branch run public open days last Sunday each month at their 300m range in TECT All Terrain Park. 9am-3pm $20 bring firearms licence.


Papamoa Outdoor Bowls
All welcome to our Roll Up’s. Sun & Wed. Register at 12:30, commences 1pm. Come & experience OUTDOOR BOWLS Geoge Spratt Reserve. Ph 574 0177 anytime.


Sequence Dance
New Years Eve, Sunday December 31. Greerton Hall, Cameron Rd, 8pm till midnight. Entrance $8pp. Supper provided. Excellent programme and music. Prizes, raffles. Goodbye 2017, welcome 2018.


Tauranga Rotary Easter Booksale
Please donate books, records, Cds, Dvds, Jigsaws & Sheet music for next Rotary Charity Book sale. Ph Anne 543 5350 or Ross 544 0817