Northern News : April 11th 2012
14 NORTHERN NEWS, APRIL 11, 2012 NEWS CONTINUED Page 18 Notices Air Training Corps 25 Squadron (District of Kaikohe), Tuesday night ATC Hall, Clifford St (beside the Fire Station). Information from unit commander ph 401 2171 (Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm) or a/h 405 2384. ACC Support Group Far North, Support and assistance for ACC claimants. Ph 405 3141 or 021 029 61639. Alcoholics Anonymous, family groups, weekly and fortnightly meetings. Kerikeri meeting details ph 407 5444. Alzheimers Society Northland Kerikeri, Meets in Herb Murray Room, Kerikeri Village Trust, third Wednesday of month, 1pm. Rawene meets at Ambulance Hall, third Monday of month, 9.30am-11.30am. Information, ph 407 3010. Arthritis NZ Information and Support, Free monthly clinics in your area. Ph 0800 663 463. Age Concern Mid North, 128 Kerikeri Rd. Accredited visiting service, health promotion and social activities. Membership $10 pa. Ph 407 4474. 24-hour answerphone. Babes'N'Bubs playgroup, meets at the Plunket Kaitaia clinic on Bank St every Friday from 10am. All parents and babies welcome. Ph Erena Hodgkinson 027 266 2388 or erena.hodgkinson@plunket. org.nz for further information. Bay of Islands Runners and Walkers, Meets every Saturday at 8am in summer and 9am in winter for a walk or run. Ph Kaye 09 404 0720 (evenings). Bay of Islands Aero Club, Next to terminal at Kerikeri Airport. Piper Cherokee and Cessna 150 aircraft available for hire, instructor available. Meet 1st and 3rd Sunday for dinner, licensed bar. Social membership available. Ph Alan Murgatroyd 407 8885. Bay of Islands Classic and Sports Car Club (Inc), A social car club for anyone interested in cars and motoring activities. All car enthusiasts welcome. For more information ph 09 407 4688. Bay of Islands Dressage Group, Meets fortnightly at Kaikohe Showgrounds for group rallies. We welcome new adult members and children over 10 years. Start time 11am. Inquires to ph 405 9638. BELLA A CAPPELLA, Bay of Islands women's a cappella chorus meet every Thursday at the Uniting Church, Kings Rd, Paihia from 6.45pm to 9pm. New singers welcome. Contact Marie 09 402 5230 or Katy on 09 407 9427 BOI Branch New Zealand Society of Genealogists, Meets fourth Saturday on the months January to November at North Tech, corner Kerikeri and Hone Heke roads, Kerikeri, 9.30am to 12.30pm. Ph 401 7078. BOI Diners Club, Meets monthly at different restaurants. Phone for membership details. Ph 407-5364 or 407 7770. BOI Federation of Women's Institute, Kaikohe meets second Monday of month 11am at senior Citizens Hall; Taumarere/Opua meets first Tuesday 10.30am Taumarere United Rugby Football Hall. For more information ph 401 2591. Bay of Islands Garden Club meets, 1st Tuesday of each month, new members welcome, for more information ph 09 403 8585 or 09 402 6668. BOI Waldorf Education Trust, Playgroup meets Tuesday 9.30am-noon at Mahoe Farms, Oromahoe, SH10, Kerikeri. Toy making and craft group meets Tuesday evenings once a month in each other's homes. Ph 401 9915. BOI Travel Club, Now meets at The Club, Cobham Rd, Kerikeri, last Friday of the month at 6pm. New members welcome. Bookings essential. More information ph 407 8907 or 401 0412. Business and Professional Women BPW, Kerikeri Business and Professional Women meet at Ake Ake Vineyard,165A Waimate North Rd, Kerikeri 6.15pm second Wednesday of month. Ph 407 7177. Cancer Society, Information and support to people and whanau at time of cancer diagnosis. Information also available on reducing risk of developing cancer. For information, ph Daffodil House 437 5593 or 0800 366 066. Cadets, The Kerikeri Cadet Unit, commonly known as the Army Cadets, meets Thursdays from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at Kerikeri High School. Accepting new recruits aged 13 to 15 during February. Information from unit commander ph 021 626 569. Ceilidh-Celtic music song and dance, Mangonui ceilidh at the hall. 3rd Saturday of month. 7pm. Dancing begins 7.30pm. Entry $2 plus a plate. Music by local musicians. Waipapa ceilidh takes place at the Waipapa Hall (7.30pm) first Friday of every month. Call Emma Gilbert on 401 9810. Citizens Advice Bureau, Cobham Rd, Kerikeri, Service from Kaeo to Kerikeri and Bay of Islands; Kawakawa to Kaikohe and across to Hokianga. Free confidential service. Ph 407 9829 or 0800 367 222 Monday-Friday 9.30am-3.30pm. Coastguard BOI, 24-hour, seven days radio coverage. Get involved. Training courses available or join for the benefits. Meet Tuesdays at Wiroa Rd base, 7pm. Ph 407 4071 for information. Come Dancing, Waipapa Hall, Thursdays 7pm-9.30pm, teaching available waltz, foxtrot, etc. Cost $5 a person to cover hall hire expenses. Ph 407 5447. Computer Club, For the over 50s, Many courses with low fees, daytime and evening classes. SeniorNet Kaikohe. Ph 401 0424. Down Syndrome, Whangarei & Districts Down Syndrome Support Group meets every third Wednesday at the Child Health Centre, Whangarei 7.30pm. Ph 434 6723 or 437 1267. Family Playgroup Kaikohe, Tuesdays 10am-1pm. Anglican Church Hall, Clifford St, Kaikohe. Ph 401 1783. Far North Federation of Women's Institute, Te Karae (Hokianga Area) meet first Wednesday at 10.30am in the Fire Brigade Station, Kohukohu. North Night (Kaitaia) meet second Monday at 5.30pm. Waikuruki (Kaitaia) meet third Tuesday of month 1.30pm. Takahue meet third Wednesday in the Takahue Hall at 10am. New members welcome, for more information ph 09 406 7523. Far North Playcentre Association, Centres in Awanui, Herekino, Houhora, Kaitaia, Pamapuria and Peria. All Charities Commission registered. For more information on these early childhood education centres, ph Fleur Brassett 09 408 4338 or visit playcentre.org.nz. Far North Riding Club, Members meet for great horse treks across stunning locations. New members and guests welcome. For more info ph Rebecca Clay on 407 7197, or Belinda Peddie on 402 7115. Gambling Helpline, A free confidential 24 hour service offering professional telephone counselling to people with gambling problems and those affected by someone else's gambling. Gambling helpline ph 0800 654 655. Gay in the Bay, A social group of gay and lesbians meet on a monthly basis with activities to promote friendship and fun in the Northland area. For contact see our website gayinthebay.co. nz. Guides Northland, Pippins, Brownies, Guides and Ranger units throughout the north. Girls five to adult. Fun and personal growth. Ph 401 0863. Her Business, Women into self- employment meet third Tuesday of month for networking and a guest speaker. Ph 407 7552. Health and Disability Advocates, Free, confidential service, advocates help consumers resolve issues with health care or disability provider. Information, options and support. Ph Kaitaia 408 7189, Kaikohe 401 1819, head office 0800 555 050. Hospice Mid-Northland, supporting all people in the mid North area with a life limiting illness. Ph 09 407 7799. Kaikohe Aged Widows and Invalids Association, Meets first Tuesday of month at 1.30pm in the Senior Citizens Hall. Ph 405 2292. Kaikohe Community Arts Council, Promoting arts and culture within our community for our community. Meets 1st Wed of every month at Mid North Motor Inn, 5.30pm. email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ph 401-0077 or visit the Nursery Box. Kaikohe Garden Club, Meets 4th Monday of month at the Senior Citizens Hall, Tawanui St, at 1.30pm. Annual subs $10. New members welcome. Ph 401 1105 or 405 9555. Kaikohe Gliding Club, Flying Thursdays and Sundays at Kaikohe Airfield, Mangakahia Rd, Kaikohe. Ph 407 8454 or 401 1157. Kaikohe Ladies Simply Social Club, Meet for dinner Mid North Motor Inn, last Wednesday of the month, 6.15pm. Further information contact Dot Field 401 0429. Kaikohe Playcentre, Family Co- operative Early Childhood Centre. Mondays, sessions for first time parents and babies up to one year old, 11am to 1.30pm. Tuesdays to Fridays general sessions for children up to six years, 9.45am-12.30pm. Ph 401 0905. Kaikohe Pony Club, Rallies at Waimate North Showgrounds. For information, ph Michele Cook 021 849 203 or email email@example.com. Kaikohe Rotary Club, Meets 5.30pm Wednesdays at the RSA. Ph Noel Birchall on 401 1700 for meal arrangements. Kaikohe Rambling and Tramping Clu, Tramps every three weeks to a month within the district. They welcome new members. For more information phLynon094019338or Cynthia on 09 401 9128. Kaikohe Senior Citizens, Fun and games for elderly every Tuesday 1.30pm-3pm, Senior Citizens Hall, Tawanui St, Kaikohe. Bowls, housie, your ideas welcome. Ph 401 0312. Kaikohe Simply Social Club, Meets last Wednesday month, Mid North Motor Inn. All women are invited to come along. Ph Dot Field 09 401 0429. Kaikohe Yun Jung Do Club, Martial art training for all ages. Mondays and Wednesdays 5.30pm-8.30pm Kaikohe Memorial Hall. Non-contact, non-competitive self defence. Ph 401-3030 (John Cowan). Kaitaia ALZ Club, Provides relief for carers of people with Alzheimers. Meetings held in Kaitaia and Mangonui fortnightly. For information ph Georgie, at the Switzer Home, 408 1480. Kaitaia Bridge Club, Fridays 10.30am at Church Rd Bowling Club rooms. For partners phone Ngaire Wright 09 409 4547. Kaitaia Croquet Club, Matthews Ave. Thursdays and Saturdays. Coaching available. Ph Lynda 408 4007. Kaitaia Mahjong Group, Tuesdays at Croquet Club, 1pm. Ph Margaret on 406 7059. Kaitaia Peoples Centre, General information, advocacy and free legal clinics. Hofstede Arcade, Office 2, 90 Commerce St, Kaitaia. All inquiries confidential. Opening hours 9am to 2pm Monday to Friday. Ph 09 408 3378. Kawakawa Kiwi Weight Watchers, This support group meets at the Kawakawa Fire Brigade Lounge Tuesdays 5pm. Ph Shirley 404 0004. Kawakawa Playcentre, Albert St, Kawakawa. Licensed, educational and fun sessions for children 0-6 years, Tuesday and Thursday 9am-noon. Wednesday for extended learning in preparation for school children three and older) 9am-noon. Ph 404 0114. Kerikeri Artcraft Society, Working groups and tutored workshops for all levels in painting, drawing, needlecraft, photography and clay sculpture. Ph 407 8476. Kerikeri Athletic & Striders Club, Sunday coaching seminars, Kerikeri High School, 10am-1pm. Ph 407 8982. Kerikeri Bridge Club, Meets at the RAZZA, Mondays 1.30pm, Tuesdays 7.30pm Junior night, Thursdays 7.30pm open night. For partners phone Judy 407 7032. Info 407 9640. Kerikeri Croquet Club, Cherry Park Reserve, Landing Rd. Wednesdays and Saturdays 9am-3.30pm. New members welcome. Ph 407 8407. Kerikeri Creative Fibre, Diverse group committed to fibre arts, including spinning, knitting, felting, weaving and dyeing. Meet 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 10.30am. For more information ph 407 3118 or 407 7497. Visitors and new members welcome. Kerikeri Community Toy Library, Procter Library, Open Tuesdays and Saturdays 10am- 12.30pm. Ph Louise Ridgewell 407 7830 or Samantha Roessler 407 1533. Kerikeri Diabetes Awareness Group, Meets second Tuesday every month, St John Ambulance Station at 10am. Ph 407 8842. Kerikeri Embroiderers Guild, Meets at Kingston House, Hone Heke Rd, Kerikeri every Thursday. Morning session 9.30am-noon, evening session 7.30pm-9.30pm. Ph 407 4504. Kerikeri Floral Art Group, Meets 9am 1st Wednesday of month at St Johns Ambulance Station, Kerikeri Rd. Ph 407 8883. Beginners welcome. Kerikeri Indoor Bowling Club, Meets every Thursday night at 7.15pm. Information ph 407 8828. Kerikeri Mainly Music, Music and movement for preschoolers and their carers. James Kemp Hall, Stone Store Hill, Kerikeri. Tuesdays 10.15am except during school holidays, call Stephanie 407-3422 or Pat 407 9376. Kerikeri Patchwork Club, Meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 10am at Kingston House, Hone Heke Rd, Kerikeri. Ph 407-9846 or 407-5100. Kerikeri Playcentre for pre- schoolers, 32 Landing Rd, Kerikeri. Ph 407 9502; email firstname.lastname@example.org. General Sessions (0-6yrs) Mon- Wed 9am-noon; Extended Sessions (3.5-6yrs) Thurs 11.45am-3.15pm and Fri 9am- 12:30pm. Kerikeri Probus Club, Meets first Tuesday every month at the RAZZA. Ph 407 9640 or 407 3422. Kerikeri SeniorNet, Computer classes for the over 50s (never too old to learn) Kingston House Kerikeri, ph 407 6697. Kerikeri Stroke Club, Meets fortnightly on Wednesdays, Union Church Hall at 1.30pm, ph 407 7316 or 407 9005. Kerikeri Stamp Club, Meets second Monday in the month at the Red Cross Rooms, 14 Butler Rd, Kerikeri, 7.30pm. Ph 407 4598. Kurbside Rod & Custom Club, Kerikeri, Meets second Tuesday of the Month at 8pm, Hi Octane refuel meetings encouraging and helping people with project development. Certification info and safety, all petrol heads welcome. Ph a/hrs 405 0949, or 021 777 808. La Leche League, Bay of Islands, meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month 10am Paihia Baptist Church, 77 Williams Rd. Kerikeri meets the last Friday of the month, St James Church 10am. Ph Kelly 09 401 7175 or 09 403 8825 for free confidential breastfeeding advice. Life Education Trust, Far North delivers educational health programmes to more than 5000 students in the Far North from Dargaville to Te Hapua. Our volunteers meet monthly. Chair woman Diane Henderson email@example.com. Ph: 09 407 9300. Little Tennessee Country Music Club, Meets third Sunday of the month at 1pm at the Star Hotel in Kawakawa. Ph 405 9676. Mainly Music, Thursday mornings during school term for pre-schoolers (0 to 5 years) and parents/caregivers at Kerikeri Baptist Church (Hobson Ave) Session one: 9.30am- 10.30am; Session two: 10am- 11am. Ph Maree Nugteren 407 4085 or Samantha Roessler 407 1533. Mental Health, Addictions and Disabilities. Northpoint Services Trust is a community based support for those who experience mental health, addiction or have a disability. 143 Broadway (The old Northern News building ), Kaikohe. Ph 09 401 2522. Servicing the Mid North. Mid North Budgeting Services Trust, Finances out of control? Want to save? Need financial advice? Ph Kane on 401 2216 or call in to 7 Raihara St, Kaikohe. Home visits available. Mid North Camera Club, Meets second Thursday of every month alternating between Kaikohe (Senior Citizens Hall) and Kerikeri (Cherry Park House). Friendly group welcomes new members. Learn all aspects of photography. Further information ph 407 8148 or 402 5966. Mid North Family Support, Rape Crisis & Youth Services, Free confidental counselling, advocacy, youth and budgeting services, education, information and resources. Free community courses, Step families, parenting skills, siblings who fight, community awarenesss, Rape Crisis. Upstairs at Kingston House, 123 Hone Heke Rd, Kerikeri. Ph 407 7511. Mid North Probus Club, Meets at Senior Citizens Hall, Tawanui Rd, Kaikohe, second Monday each month at 9.45am. Prospective members welcome. Ph 401 2055. Mid North Women's Refuge, You may wish to call us if you are a survivor of or are currently experiencing family violence or abuse. Our 24-hour crisis line number is 401 1030. Women are able to access our community outreach counsellor, support and advocacy, anger change for mothers programme and crisis accommodation through the number. New Zealand Red Cross Kaikohe branch, Meets third Monday of month at Senior Citizens Hall, Tawanui Rd, 9.30am, ph 401 1248. Paihia branch meets third Tuesday of month at Baptist Church Centre, Williams Rd, 10.30am. Kerikeri branch meets second Thursday of month 1.30pm at Far North District Red Cross Service Centre, 14 Butler Rd, ph 407 4168.
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