Home' Napier Mail : September 6th 2011 Contents 24 NAPIER MAIL, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
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
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
Doctor Maria Montessori
passionately devoted her life to observing and studying
children and their needs. Your child can benefit from our
purposeful activities and method of teaching @
Montesorri 3-6 in Napier. Our trilingual focus is unique
and we offer English, Te Reo and introductory Spanish.
Our 2 teachers are both primary and early childhood
trained and are supported by part-time language
assistance. Montessori has been successful for over 100
years and there are over 22,000 Montessori Schools
around the world. Visit us and discover the difference.
Phone Vicky on 833-6970 to book your appointment.
20+10, ECE and WINZ available
MES AMI SOCIAL WINE CLUB
Meet new friends, enjoy wine tastings. Next meeting, 7
September at the Gin Trap Function Room, 6pm. - Try
some Dolbel Wines, from the historic Dolbel Estate set
on the banks of the Tutaekuri River. For more information
contact Dani, firstname.lastname@example.org or check
M.E. and Fibromyalgia Support Group
Our support and information group meets 3rd Monday
of each month Little Elms Orchard Road 10am. Come
along for morning tea, listen to guest speakers from
various health groups and community organisations
speak on subjects which are relevant to your illness.
Contact Liz 06 844-4645
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
Coaching sessions offered for persons wanting to resolve
inner conflict, find motivation for new directions or seek
greater fulfilment. Can also assist with limiting behaviours
related to stress, anxiety, phobias, grief, addictions,
smoking cessation. Contact Kevin Lloyd, Dip Life
Coaching, certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Practitioner. Phone 876-3463; 027-522-7302.
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
Learn the Strongest Karate. 3-6yr olds try our Pee Wee
Karate class, 7yrs+ try the 5:30-6:30pm traditional karate
class. Prefer to train with adults? Our 7pm class is
ideal. We ve been teaching Karate for 10 years, call us on
845-0292 for a class that s right for you.
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
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.
Guests this Sunday - Geoff and Claire Morgan - Clairvoyants
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
A Spirit of Napier Lions Commuinity project organised on behalf of the Napier City Council.
Convener Claire Tomlinson, Contact Sylvia Palmer Phone 844 9775
ENTRY FORMS AVAILABLE FROM: •Major garden centres
•Napier Mail offce •MEGA MITRE 10•The Napier City Council
JUDGING TAKES PLACE 8TH & 9TH NOVEMBER - Cups and prizes to be won!
Palmers spot prizes to be drawn on Awards Night for ALL entries
Awards evening Thursday 24th November 2011
A Spirit of Napier Lions Community Project
Sponsers are: Bunnings - Napier • Palmers • Napier Mail • NCC - Water Asset Dept • NCC - Reserves Asset Dept • Mega Mitre 10 • Big John's • Easy Print
• Marewa Unichem Pharmacy • Farmlands/Napier RSA • The Garden Depot - Napier • Flowers by Chilton • Mad Butcher - Napier • Bartercard
• Stihl Shop - Napier • Spirit of Napier Lions Club • Blue Water Hotel
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
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
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!
Pacific Surf Life Saving Club
Training for all age groups and anyone looking to refresh
their skills on lifesaving can come to Onekawa Pools on
Sundays from 10:30-11:30am. For more information
please contact Karen at 844-1879.
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
OTANE SUNDAY MARKET
When: Every Sunday 9.30am-1.30pm Where: Otane Hall.
Come and see what s growing on. Something for
everyone. Quality homegrown plants, produce,
preserves, crafts, jewellery, textiles, soups, sizzles and
more. Helping our community. New stall holders wel-
come. Phone Grace 021-144-3557 / 06 856-6675
Order your World Class ABS 2011 NZ tee today
Get behind the national Rugby team and give back to your
community with $3 per tee going to a LOCAL school,
sports club or charity of YOUR choice. Be proud that
we re a host city order online before September 11
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
Op Shop and Church
St Andrews, 110 Charles St, Westshore. LAST WEEK
OF $1 ADULT BOOK SALE Kitchenwear, glassewear,
linen, jigsaws, camisoles-most only $1. Handbags,
beautiful size 10-12 clothes. Sale rack FILL- A-BAG-FOR-
$2 week of 13th. Messy Church, 4pm Sept 11th. No
charge. Free meal. See what it's all about!
Playcentre is Quality ECE:
Parents as first and best educators * play and learn
alongside your children * fun and friendships * birth to
school age * FREE parenting education "Wha
ˉ nau tupu
ˉ tahi - Families growing together" Contact
Playcentre Association on 878 5908. 11 Playcentres in
Hawke s Bay www.playcentre.org.nz
Rainbow Umbrella After School Care
The OSCAR Foundations Regional Award Winner -
"Best New OSCAR Programme".
Specialised after school care for children and young
people with disabilities. Fun, care and friendship in a safe
environment. Limited places. transport available. Contact
Jeannine 021-0221-8225 or 844-7750
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 Entry by donation, all
welcome. Introduction to Buddhism, 4-week course
discussing The Life of Buddha and First Teachings --
starts Thursdays September 8th-29th 7-9pm at
10 Herschell Street, Napier. Phone 083294108
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
Cards, mini albums or scrapbooking classes Monday,
Wednesday and Friday mornings, Monday and
Wednesday afternoon, Thusday evenings. Other classes
available. Enquire now 843-5569 / 0274-17-8778 or email
SALSA @PG Arena, Taradale.
Join the fun of Salsa Dancing. A new 4week 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. August Events: FREE Social Dancing
Evenings at the Taradale Club 8pm Friday 5th & 19th
open to all dancers (Ballroom, Salsa, Latin, New vogue,
Tango, Swing). Fiesta: Friday 26th 8pm at the Gintrap,
tickets available at class. www.bailamos.co.nz (follow us
on Facebook) www.salsahb.co.nz Ph/Text: 027 415 8432
Learn Salsa, the Latin partner dance. Classes in Hastings
and Napier. $10 per class. Register Now for next
Beginners' Courses starting 6th & 7th Sept. Improvers
level classes currently running for those who have
completed a beginners course. For information
www.salsaclub.co.nz Phone (or text with your name)
Napier Red Cross Shop
35 Cadbury Rd, Onekawa, 10am-4pm Monday to Friday.
Ph 843-0013. Bargains in pre-loved clothing, shoes, linen,
kitchenware, books and toys. Toddlers/babies hand-knitted
garments. Next Week: Baskets on special and All PINK
ticket clothing half price KNITTING STALL at Taradale
Shopping Centre Saturday 17th September 9am-noon
Wild Goose Qigong 3 Week Introductory Courses.
Learn how "chee-gong" a traditional Chinese health skill
similar to tai chi can benefit your health/well-being. Napier:
Wednesdays 6:30pm begin 28 September, OR
Thursdays 9:30am, begin 29 September. Fee $50.
Registration: Jennifer www.qiworks.co.nz /021-298-6740
or 835-6418. Ongoing classes available Napier and
Club for Widow and Widowers
A social group for under 75 s who are on their own due to
the loss of a husband or wife. We have meals, outings,
trips away, pot luck meals and get-togethers. Phone Liz
844-2935 if you would like to know more about the club.
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, email@example.com. 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 organis-
ations 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, and Hastings
Library Tues 2-4pm 26th September 11- AGM 5.30pm,
at Community House For all volunteer opportunities go
to www.volunteeringhb.org.nz and 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Times of play: Monday
9.30am & 7.15pm, Tuesday 1.15pm, Wednesday
7.15pm, Thursday 10.00am, Saturday 1.15pm. Lessons
held regularly. Checks for dates and further information.
We are a friendly ungraded club. Contact Joy Moroney (Pres)
844-7279 Trish Patterson (Sec) 844-5179
TARADALE RSA Concert Party
This group was formed 43 years ago and comprises an
enthusiastic group of about 30 men and women whose
aim is to "present a high standard of entertainment". The
type of entertainment has been described as "Vaudeville"
with chorus and solo singing, interspersed with sketches,
magic and comedy items. Preparations are being made
now for our 2012 production, the season starts with
rehearsals and then goes on the road through August to
October. Those interested in stage presentation, singing or the
arts, will enjoy being with this talented fun loving group.Contact
Fayne Woodham at 845-1664 or Janet Rigby 844-1644
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
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 022 659 3428 www.hb.separatingfathers.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
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
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