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NAPIER MAIL, JUNE 29, 2011
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.
Wanted Volunteers to help out at the Napier Group
Riding for the Disabled
Always looking for volunteers Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri.
Hours of operation Mon, Wed, Thurs between 8-3.30pm,
Fri 8-1.30pm throughout the year. Any time you can spare
during these hours would be appreciated. Task include
leading ponies during rallies, providing support for riders,
keeping clubrooms tidy etc. Why not become a RDA
Riding Instructor (training organised by RDA National).
Contact the friendly team today on 834 0556 to find out
more about this very rewarding and self satisfying
Waiohiki Arts & Craft Shop
Open 7-days @ Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, 1184 S.H.50,
(opp Napier Golf Club). 845-1698, firstname.lastname@example.org. Home
to: Taradale Pottery Group, PA Whakairo, HB Wood Turners
Guild, Artist Anonymous, Heather Turner (Textile Artist).
Workshops Available. New stock arriving weekly
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 85 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 1- 3pm and
Hastings Library Tues 2-4pm. Our new website is live --
check it out Training -- Building Better Boards, 6th
July, Napier 'Why Volunteer', 7th July, Napier Taxing
Matters, 20th July, Taradale. For all volunteer
opportunities go to www.volunteeringhb.org.nz click on
want to volunteer . Contact us on 833 6691 or email
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 Ellen 845-1940
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
Taekwon-Do for spirited seniors
Improve your flexibility, balance, concentration co-
ordination, energy, motivation and confidence, whilst
learning new skills. Expressions of interest are sought
from those keen to participate in daytime classes
designed for all ages and levels of fitness. SPARC
approved Taekwon-Do classes are run by a husband and
wife team teaching traditional Taekwon-Do (ITF). Work
with mature instructors who have policing and teaching
backgrounds, with internationally recognised instructing,
examining, and umpiring qualifications. Take advantage
of health benefits whilst training at your pace. Check out
www.rtrtkd.co.nz or phone 021 032 3289.
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
Indoor Target Shooting
Smallbore (.22) rifle shooting is a sport where you can be
competitive and learn firearm safety. Shooting is strictly
supervised and male and females compete on equal
terms. Young shooters should be 12 or big enough to hold
a rifle. For Club information phone Peter Youren 843-6487
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 www.hb.separatingfathers.co.nz
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
Want to add flair to your projects. "Shabby Chic"
Classes with Tracey. Start Wednesday 22nd June
9:30 - 11:30 am / Thurs 7 - 9:00pm. 4 weeks. Other
classes available. Enquire now - limited numbers.
843-5569 / 0274-17-8778 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SALSA @PG Arena, Taradale, Napier.
Join the fun of Salsa Dancing. A new 4 week beginners
course starts the first Monday of each month REGISTER
NOW text your name & email to 027-4158432. We also
hold weekly classes for Improvers & Intermediate levels.
We encourage you to bring a partner, however it is not
essential. July Events: FREE Social Dancing Evenings
at the Taradale Club 8pm Friday 1st & 29th open to all
dancers (Ballroom, Salsa, Latin, New vogue, Tango,
Swing). Fiesta: Friday 22nd, 8pm at the Gintrap, tickets
available at class. www.salsahb.co.nz Phone/Text:
027 415 8432. Follow Salsa Hawkes Bay on Facebook
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)
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
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.
Great $1 clothing specials Next Week: PINK ticket
clothing half price.
"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.
Educated by renowned teachers including award winning
concert pianists, Teresa has recently relocated to Napier.
She holds a private piano studio inspiring adults and
children in a creative environment with an engaging,
enthusiastic style. Studio located on the hill.
Teresa Cooper 976-0947 / 021-072-4437
PHUNTSOK CHOELING, HB Buddhist Centre
Calm-Abiding Meditation Mondays 5:30pm, Wednesdays
6:30pm, Saturdays 11:30am. Chenrezig Compassion
Meditation Wednesdays 5:30pm FILM NIGHT Friday
July 22nd 7:30pm Vajra Sky over Tibet a documentary
feature of surviving venues and festivals with compelling
soundtrack. Entry by donation, all welcome. 10 Herschell
St, Napier. 08-329-4108 www.phuntsokchoeling.co.nz
PARENTS CENTRE TOTS & TODDLERS TOY LIBRARY
Open alternate Thursdays 9am-1pm from 31st March.
1 Lee Road (entrance behind Taradale Town Hall) Infant
and Toddler toys at affordable prices. Memb from $10
Parenting books, Nursery equipment and infant carseat
hire. www.parentscentre.org.nz/napier Answerphone 835-3743
Pania Surfcasting Club
Meets the first Wednesday every month at Old Customs
House, Ahuriri, Napier, 7.30pm. 12 field days per season,
plus casting days. New members, juniors and families
welcome. Contact secretary: Trish Yeoman 876 6556.
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
Organic- Certified Products & Treatments
100% natural products available to harmonise and
revitalise your wellbeing. Need natural assistance with
sleep, skin, ailments-eczema/psoriasis, insect bites,
tired neglected feet, sore muscles?. Certified organic
deodorant, men s/women s skin care, baby care, sun care
and other natural remedies available. For information,
treatments/samples Jo, 8440-182 email@example.com
Op Shop, St Andrew's
110 Charles St, Westshore 835-0116. Open Tues-Fri
9.30-3pm. New lot of jigsaws, small size wedding dress,
books, scarves, gloves, new children s knitted jerseys,
magazines, linen, nic-nacks and lots more. RSA Concert
Party 1.30pm July 3rd, Westshore School Hall only $5.
Raffles on sale. Afternoon tea provided
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
YOGA CLASSES Thursday 7:00-8:30 am.
A gentle style suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Improve your vitality, health and mindpower! Classes $12
includes mat. High School Students $5 The Room, 45
Hastings St, Napier (above Chantal) phone Renee
HB ORCHID SOCIETY WINTER ORCHID SHOW
16th July 10am-4pm Greenmeadows Scout Hall, York
Ave, Greenmeadows. Plant sales, raffles, gold coin
admission. Enquiries phone Pres Barbara 845 1333
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 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.
Napier Arts Club
122 Vigor Brown Street. Companionship while you enjoy
your art. Beginners - Artists members will help you get
started either on Monday night at 7pm or Wednesday
from 6pm or weekday of your choice. We also have a
great reference library. Phone Doreen 844-3606 or
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 6
July, Gin Trap Function Room, West Quay, 6pm. Come
and hear Tim Turvey, 'HB Personality of the Year' from
Clearview and try some terrific wines. For more
information contact Dani, firstname.lastname@example.org or
check website www.mes-ami.co.nz
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
FREE Literacy Help
As many as 1 in 5 adults can't read this. At Literacy
Aotearoa Hawke s Bay adults learn to improve their
reading, writing , spelling or maths and how to deal with
daily situations. Learn what you want. It won t cost you!
Call us 835-5544 or email email@example.com
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
ARE YOU STRUGGLING TO COPE?
Learn more about yourself
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 their individual charac-
ter 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 in Hawkes
Bay, community talks, radio kidnappers monthly programme,
resources and books to borrow and more! Old Council
Building, 1 Lee Rd, Taradale Phone 845-3912 Information
and Support Session Friday 15th July 10am--12noon at
Hastings RSA, downstairs meeting room. All Welcome.
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
Napier Table Tennis Club
New players social, casual or competitive welcome at St
Patricks School Hall, Riverbend Road, Napier. Play is on
Thursday evenings starting at 7.00pm. Club season
approx. April to end of Sept. Enquiries to Kevin Bird
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
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