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Trilingual Montessori Early Childhood Centre
OPENING SOON @ REWI SCOUT HALL Montessori 3-6
will offer families the opportunity for their children to learn
English, Te Reo Maori and introductory Spanish as part
of their daily experience. 8.30am-2.30pm, 30 hours per
week, 4 terms per year.. PH VICKY 833-6970 or 027-276-5311
Taradale Senior Citizens
Enjoy activities including cards & Rumicub Tuesday &
Thursdays 1.15pm, Indoor Bowls Wednesday, Friday,
Sunday 1.15pm (raised mats). Join them for delicious
meal Tuesday, Thursday or Friday $8.00p.p. Phone day
before to book. Monthly meeting with entertainment first
Thursday of the month 1.30pm. Phone Vi 844-7893
Taradale Gymnastic Club
Classes for pre-school, recreational, and competitive
boys and girls. We teach Kiwi Gym Fun Badges, talent
identification and development scheme. Trained
coaches. Club meets Taradale Intermediate School,
Murphy Rd. Enquiries 844-2335. Vacancies for boys and
girls recreational and pre-school classes
Taradale Bridge Club Inc
Taradale Club, Wharerangi Rd, Greenmeadows.
Email: email@example.com Times of play: Monday
9.30am & 7.15pm, Tuesday 1.15pm, Wednesday
7.15pm, Thursday 10.00am, Saturday 1.15pm. Bridge
lessons start March 1st $40. We are a friendly ungraded
club. Contact Joy Moroney (Pres) 844-7279 or Trish
Patterson (Sec) 844-5179
SUPPORT and EDUCATION FOR GIFTED CHILDREN
and their families, including assessments and "One Day
School" for children aged 6-12. Open Days are planned
throughout the year for you to try the programme for
yourselves. For support and information contact Jo Laurie
on 877-1512 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteering Hawkes Bay
Promoting Volunteering to All Sectors in the Community.
Do you want to volunteer? Do you need volunteers? At
present we offer over 89 jobs with various organisations
in the areas of health, environment, special needs,
education, animals, practical help, administration, IT,
youth, retail, projects and others. We register volunteers
at Napier Community House 62 Raffles St, at Napier
Community Link Centre, Dalton St, Fridays 100-300pm
and Hastings Library Tues 200-400pm. For all volunteer
opportunities go to www.volunteeringhb.org.nz and click
on volunteer roles. Contact us on 833 6691 or email
Looking for babies and their parents...
Playcentre is looking for babies aged birth - 6 months to
join SPACE a three/four term programme of weekly
sessions which includes meeting new parents, discussion
about child development and learning, time to play,
sound, movement, books. Contact Robin 870-4099
Separated Fathers' Support - Kids need Dads too
Are you a separated father? Problems seeing your kids?
If you feel your children don t see you enough, you are not
alone. We can help. Call 844-9820 or 022-659-3428
SeniorNet Napier Inc
Offering the opportuity for older adults (55 years and
older) to enter the world of computers in a relaxed,
enjoyable way among a similar age group. Friendly, small
(five student) classes, in weekly two hour lessons
covering many aspects of computing. Membership/
course application material available Phone 844-6393
Cardmaking (Wed) Scrapbooking (Thurs) Night classes
7 - 9:30pm. Try a new craft or learn new techniques.
Product available for purchase. Other workshops available.
CALLIGRAPHY CLASSES by Jill-Marie Johnston enquire
now - limited numbers. For more information 843-5569
/0274-17-8778 or email email@example.com
SPANISH on FRIDAYS
Introductory classes for children & teenagers.. $15 per
half hour lesson with a maximum of 5 per class.
Curriculum covers numbers 1-100, days, months, colours
and greetings. 3.30pm 3-6 years; 4pm 6-9 years; 4.30pm
9-12. Family sessions by request on other days/times. PH
VICKY 833-6970 or 027-276-5311
SALSA PG Arena, Taradale, Napier.
Evan & Sandy invite you our FREE introduction to
beginner Salsa Dancing. Monday 30th May 7.30pm.
We encourage you to bring a partner, however it is not
essential. On the first Monday of each month we start a
new 4 week beginners course (except when that Monday
falls on a public holiday), course fee $40pp (only $10 per
night) - REGISTER NOW just text your name, email to
027 4158432. We also have a 4 week improvers course
and weekly Improver level-2 & weekly Intermediate
classes. Each month we hold a Fiesta, tickets are
available at class. For more information Contact Sandy
Ph/Text: 027 415 8432 Follow Salsa HB on Facebook &
Rock n Roll lessons for Juniors/Teenagers
HB s only Rock n Roll lessons designed purely for
7-17year olds. Win prizes, have fun, make new friends
and learn to RNR. Classes held on Friday between 6-7pm
in Taradale. To register phone Julie 878-9088
Volunteers needed for Pirimai Connections Outlet Shop
1 - 4 pm Tues-Thurs. Ph Jocelyn at 843-5569 or enquire
at the shop. This weeks special "Patterns and Fabrics for
Upholestry, clothes or crafts" bargain prices. Opening
Saturday 21st May 9 -12noon. Lots of other bargains.
Funds raised go to Cranford Hospice.
"We love Playcentre"
Play and learn alongside your children - fun and friendships -
birth to school age - FREE fantastic parenting education -
affordable to all--" Whaˉ nau tupu ngaˉ tahi - Families growing
together "Contact Playcentre Association on 878 5908.
11 Playcentres locally in Hawke s Bay www.playcentre.org.nz.
Phuntsok Choeling, HB Buddhist Centre
Calm-Abiding Meditation Mondays-5.30pm,
Wednesdays-6.30pm, Saturdays-11.30am Chenrezig
Meditation Wednesdays-5.30pm Calm-Abiding Meditation
Retreat 4-6th June (Queens Birthday weekend) with
Lama Choedak Rinpoche also PUBLIC TALK on
"FORGIVENESS: The Art of Letting Go" Friday 3rd
June, 7pm EIT LT1. 10 Herschell Street, Napier.
Phone 08 329-4108 www.phunksokchoeling.co.nz
Pacific Surf Life Saving Club
Winter training for nippers (age 7 to 12 years of age)
at Onekawa Pools on Sunday 8th May at 10.30 to 11.30am.
All new members most welcome. For more information
phone Karen 844-1879 evenings.
PRISONERS AID Hawkes Bay
Offering support and reintegration services to
offenders and their families/whanau, including social
and practical support, visits to inmates and help with
release plans, travel assistance for families and general
information and advocacy. Phone 870-3617 or call into
our office at 204 Ellison Street, Hastings.
Is your eating, food or weight a problem? Maybe
Overeaters Anonymous can help. Meeting 1pm Saturdays
at West Room Memorial Community Rooms, Clive Square,
Napier. Donation only. Contact 842 1563
Op Shop, St Andrew's
110 Charles St, Westshore 835-0116. New winter stock
arriving daily. Shop full of goods to suit all ages. Come
and see us. Warm shop friendly staff! Frozen meals for sale.
Pre-school children from birth---five years. We are a parent-
run playgroup meeting Monday s and Friday s at the hall cnr
Wycliffe and Morris Spence Ave from 9.15-11.15am.
Fantastic play equipment, educational toys, books and
creative art programmes. $2 per child per session (casual)
includes morning tea. Phone Kylie 843-3186
Omni Gymnastic Centre
Gymnastic for all ages, abilities from pre-school to adults.
Qualified coaches in fully equipped gym. New Zealand
gymnastic awarded programmes (competitive/recreational). 58
Flanders Ave, Onekawa. For further information phone
843-5410 We have vacancies in our trampoline class
Wednesday 5.30-6.30pm and our new Pre School class
New to Hawke's Bay?
Settlement Support will help you find information,
services and link you to social activities. Call for
appointment: 834-4171, or come in and see us.
Napier Ground floor, Library Building, Station Street,
Community Development Department. Monday-Friday
9am-4.30pm, Hastings Library on Tuesdays 2pm-4pm.
www.napier.govt.nz keyword = migrant.
NAPIER TOY LIBRARY
We lend 1200+ toys at affordable prices. Membership $10
(monthly) $60 (annual). Tuesdays/ Saturdays 9.30am-
1pm, Wednesdays 3.30pm-6pm 58 West Quay Ahuriri
(beside Shed2 carpark) 835-5951 www.toylibraries.co.nz
FAMILY FUN FOR ALL AGES!
Toastmaster is not just about Public Speaking, it s about
gaining skills, self-confidence and knowledge in how to
talk to people in groups.We meet in the Greenmeadows
East Community Centre, 7-9pm, 2nd & 4th Monday
monthly. Guests welcome. Contact Craig 842-0483,
Sarah 878-1255 or just come along!
Napier Red Cross Shop
35 Cadbury Rd, Onekawa, 10am-4pm Monday-Friday.
Ph 843 0013. Free parking. Bargains in pre-loved
clothing, shoes, linen, kitchenware, books and toys. New
hand-knitted garments for babies and toddlers. Next
Week: BLUE ticket clothing half price. KNITTING STALL
at Taradale Shops Saturday 21 May 9am-noon.
Napier Table Tennis Club
New players social, casual or competitive welcome at St
Patricks School Hall, Riverbend Road, Napier. Entries
for 3 player Interclub teams commencing 10th May
now required. Enquiries to Kevin Bird Phone 843-6223.
NAPIER Guiding Connection Spiritual & Healing Centre
An informal gathering of like-minded people gaining &
teaching an understanding of spiritualism. Sundays 7pm,
Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Tait Drive.
Sunday 22nd May - Special Guests Darrel and Lois Otter
- Crystals and Healing. All welcome
Learn Salsa - the Latin partner dance. Classes in both
Hastings and Napier. $10 per class. Register Now for our
next Beginners' course. Improvers level classes
currently running for those who have previously com-
pleted a beginners level course. For information
www.salsaclub.co.nz Phone (or text with your name)
Napier Arts Club
122 Vigor Brown Street. Companionship while you enjoy
your art. If you are beginning, there are artist members
that will help you get started. Either on Monday night 7pm-
9pm or weekday of your choice. We also have a great
reference library. Phone Doreen 844-3606 or Glennis
Napier & Districts Garden Club
Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month.
7.30pm start at the Community Church, York Avenue,
Tamatea. Outings are incorporated into the year s
programme along with very knowledgeable and interesting
speakers. Please phone Ann 845-2474 or Jennie 844-8040
for up to date information
Napier Al-Anon Family Group
Are you troubled by someone else s drinking? We could help
you find some answers. Our Napier meeting is on Tuesdays
at Jacaranda House, 59 Kennedy Road. (Please use Vigor
Brown St entrance) from 7.30-8.30pm Your anonymity will be
respected. Enquiries phone 835 0591
MES AMI SOCIAL WINE CLUB
Meet new friends, enjoy wine tastings. Next meeting 19th
May at the Gin Trap Function Room, West Quay, 6pm.
We are pleased to welcome Bilancia Winery to Mes Ami
Come and enjoy trying their wines. For more information
contact Dani, firstname.lastname@example.org or check
Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Grappling, wrestling,
submission, mixed martial arts training
Want more than just kick and punch; want some skills that
work in and out of the ring? Want to add authentic,
effective grappling skills to your training? Ph 844 4059,
www.bjj.co.nz We ll send out an information pack immediately
Lions Club of Napier Host
Napier Lions welcomes new members! Join in the fun and
fellowship of the Club and assist in community projects. Club
nights are the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. For further
information please contact Trevor 843 5775
Life coaching sessions offered for persons wanting to fine
tune their lives, find motivation for new directions or seek
greater fulfilment in their personal lives or at work. Free
consultation. Contact Kevin Lloyd, Dip Life Coaching ph
876 3463; 027 522 7302.
Karate in the heart of Napier! Kids Teens Adults - NOW!
We ve expanded our schedule - contact us! Shotokan
Karate is an intense physical art and an outstanding mind-
body exercise. It s a decisive method of self-defense, an
exciting sport, and a proven way to develop discipline and
self-control for kids, and manage stress for adults. There is
nothing like it! Separate youth/adult sessions. Chief
Instructor Edmond Otis, a senior lecturer in Health & Sport
Science at EIT, is internationally known as a competitor,
instructor, coach, and judge. Call: 021-275-0226
Japanese Made Easy for Beginners & Beyond
Do you want to learn or practice your Japanese language
skills? The H.B. Japan Society in conjunction with E.I.T. host
free Japanese lessons & conversation, Tuesday 7-9pm. Room
100 (near Scholars Restaurant) No experience necessary.
Want to know more? Chieko 844-1665 or 835-7673
St Davids Indoor Bowls Club
An evening of fun and friendship every Thursday,
H.B.Indoor Bowls Assn Hall, Wakefield Street,
Onekawa. Team draw 7.15pm. Games start 7.30pm.
Supper, raffle, prizes, all ages welcome, a game for
young or old. Enquiries: David 843-2484, or Shiela
843-3111 before 8.30pm.
is an action packed life changing and life developing
program for girls 8 to 13 years of age. Offering fun,
friendship, games, camps, craft and activities. Tuesdays
4.30 to 6pm at Napier Christian Fellowship 96 Meeanee
Road. Contact Glenda Burgess on 844-8870
is a brilliantly simple idea! It brings together older or
disabled householders who could benefit from some
assistance in the home and companionship, with mature
adults who in return for low accommodation costs, offer
assistance with chores as a flatmate would. More
information, phone Deborah Biggs 877-8193
HOMEOPATHY * NLP * FELDENKRAIS
with Ingrid Bryant, a practitioner of Natural Therapies
for 20+years in Germany and NZ now @ Te Mata Clinic,
87a Te Mata Road, Havelock North. Consultations for the
whole family - acute and chronic disease - emotional and
physical health problems. Appointments: 876-7948 or
TUTORING M.A.T Montessori Afterschool Tutoring
now at REWI SCOUT HALL Cnr of Georges Drive &
Chambers Street. $20 Half hour 1:1 sessions available
between 3.30pm and 5.30pm 5 days per week for children
aged 3-12. Support with oral language, maths, reading,
writing, spelling and grammar. PH VICKY 833-6970 or
Learn to play a musical instrument
Banjo, Mandolin, Ukelele, Guitar, classical rhythm and
lead. Lap and pedal steel guitar. Piano singing and
theory. For more information about the rewards of music
phone 845 3877 or 845 1651 Amalgamated Music Studios
HB Lawn Tennis and Squash Club
SQUASH, 3 courts, visitors welcome. Club nights starting
again soon, Seniors: Monday/7pm Juniors: Friday/5pm
Teenagers: Friday/7pm TENNIS, Club Day: Saturday/
1.30pm Midweek Tuesday & Friday/9am. Professional
Simon Winter available PETANQUE Friday 6pm/
Saturday 2pm RESTAURANT Wednesday & Friday 6pm
843-6573, 13 Higgins St, Marewa, www.hblts.co.nz
HB ROCK and Roll
We offer 6 week beginner lessons with friendly, super
patient tutors. Lessons are held in Hastings on Wednesday
evenings followed by club night social dancing. Individuals
or couples of all ages welcome. Enrolment necessary by
phoning Jennifier James 878 3978
Grey Power Napier and Districts
Grey Power meets every 3rd Tuesday of each month at
1.30pm at the Tamatea Community Church, 1 York
Avenue, Tamatea. For further information please phone
Jane McGuffie 835 4476 Grey Power --- the active
organisation for the over 50's
God created us and loves us.
His ten commandments summarised: Love God above all
else. Love those around you as you love yourself. Our
bodies die, but our souls (thoughts/morals, etc) live on to
one day face God s judgment. Prepare now, life without
God will be hell. Lyle 842-2244, email@example.com
German lessons in HB for everyone!
Do you want to go overseas, learn a new language or
be prepared for an exchange? You can study with
Alexandra, a qualified German teacher, with individual
lessons and competitive fees.
Email Alex: firstname.lastname@example.org
FUTURECOL TRAINING COLLEGE
Hospitality Training and Qualifications: Food Hygiene,
LCQ, H.A.C.C.P Planning, Barista, Customer Service
plus others to meet local Council compliancy or staff
training requirements. For course details delivered at
either our Ellison Road, Hastings Campus or Herschell
Street, Napier Training Centre: contact us 06 878-5428
Founders Society Hawke's Bay Branch
This society is made up of decendants of immigrants who
arrived in NZ on or before December 31, 1865. The HB
branch has 150 members meeting approx every 2 month
for Sunday meeting/lunch/outing. $25per annum to join.
Interested in joining this society? Call Richard 876-7616
FEELING UNFULFILLED, LIFE TOO HARD,
CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS?
Workshops with NZ s only CORE ENERGETICS MIND/
BODY/SOUL THERAPIST. If life is a struggle and you
repeat patterns that keep you stuck, this powerful and
dynamic process of self discovery can help with
permanent transformation and healing. Exploring
together who we are, why we are here, what our belief
system is. Each participant will receive a full body reading
giving valuable information about your individual character
and personality structure. Strictly limited to 10 people per
workshop $150 per person for 8 x weekly sessions,
Thursdays 5.30pm-7pm. Private sessions available by
appointment. Jacqui Hunt Dip Core Energetics Psycho-
therapy (Australia) Post Graduate Dip Heart Energetics
Psychotherapy. Phone 06 834 1445 or 027 3925797
ENLIVEN CONNECT - HB INFORMATION
DIRECTORY FOR ADULTS 65+
For information on Hawke s Bay community groups and
services relevant to older people at the touch of your
fingertips. Listing your group or service is FREE! For more
information and to subscribe contact Enliven Connect
877-8193 ext 730 or email: email@example.com
Drop in Centre
For lonely people who need someone to talk to, those
needing prayer or to relax and enjoy complimentary cuppa
with biscuits at All Saints Church, Cnr Church and Puketapu
Road, Taradale on Mondays and Tuesdays 10am - 12noon.
Requests for prayers may also be sent by post.
DOVE Hawke's Bay
Violence and abuse in the family is NEVER acceptable.
DOVE Hawke s Bay supports victims and abusers to SAY
NO TO FAMILY VIOLENCE. For support and programmes
focused on safety and building respectful relationships
phone 843 5307. Stop the hurting. Start the healing.
DIABETES NZ HAWKES BAY
Providing information, support, and education to people
and their whanau/families; information and support
sessions; community talks; Radio Kidnappers monthly
programme; resources/books to borrow, + more!
Information and support session is Friday 20th May,
10-12noon at the Taradale Office. All Welcome phone
Tanya (06) 845-3912
Creative Writing Course
Learn to write in a small group. Classes meet in Napier on
alternate Tuesday afternoons. For more information
contact Wendy at Literacy Aotearoa HB Phone 835 5544.
Citizens Advice Bureau Napier
WANT A REAL, LIVE PERSON TO TALK TO?
SOMEONE WHO CAN LISTEN, ADVISE AND DISCUSS
YOUR OPTIONS? Our services are free and confidential
with trained, friendly, people ready and willing to help.
NO problem is too big or small. Behind the Community
Service Rooms, Memorial Square, opposite new Breakers
Restaurant. Ph 835-9664. We open Monday to Friday 9am
to 4 pm. FREE LEGAL service, Saturday mornings (except
holiday weekends) 9.30 to 10.30 am.
JP Service on Tuesday from 1st March 10am to 12 no
appointment. Thursday afternoon by appointment.
Co-operative - Meeanee Playgroup
Lounge too small now the children are growing? Sounds
like you need Meeanee Playgroup, operated on a co-
operative model. Adults take turns with activities, set-up,
clean-up & lock-up after your group. Join an existing
group or start your own, only $2 per family! Enquiries
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