Volunteering Hawke’s Bay: For all your volunteering requirements. Volunteer now by joining www.volunteeringhb.org.nz or call us on 022 503 9271, Level 5 215 Railway Road, Hastings. The phone news HB: Free news service for those who cannot hold or read a newspaper. Phone 280 5051 and follow the prompts. Peoples advocacy society: Free service available to anyone seeking advice and assistance in dealing with Work and Income and IRD and the general field of welfare. 9.30am-1.30p.m. Level 5, 215 Railway Road, Hastings 4122. Ph 06 650 6412 or info@pashb.co.nz Hawke’s Bay families of deaf children: Family group, run by families of deaf children, to provide opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing children, and their families, across Hawke’s Bay. For more information email HBFDCInc@gmail.com, phone 0272 HB DEAF or visit www.facebook.com/ HBFDCInc. Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawke’s Bay needs male mentors. Make a difference in our community. Find out more about becoming a volunteer mentor to a young person aged 6 to 11 years at bigbrothersbigsisters.org.nz/ hawkesbay or email hboffice@bbbs.nz Kiwi Conservation Club (KCC) When: monthly Info: Offers monthly naturebased activities for primary and intermediate aged children and their families. Phone Marcia on 845 3314 or visit www.kcc.org.nz msg. Combined rebus club: Te Mata, Havelock North meets on the fourth Monday of the month, Havelock North Function Centre, 30 Te Mata Road, 10am. New members welcome. Phone Ian 877 5528 or Sally 878 2229. Low cost counselling: Monday to Friday first session free then $5-$50 at the Heretaunga Women’s Centre. Phone 878 5401 Pippins — Girl Guiding: Raureka Pippins (5&6 yo) meets every Monday 5-6pm during school terms at Arahura Guide Hall, inside Ebbett Park, Gordon Road. For more information visit https://girlguidingnz.org.nz/ registration/ Rangers — Girl Guiding: Ruahine Rangers (121⁄2-17yo) meets every Monday 6-7.30pm during school terms at Arahura Guide Hall, inside Ebbett Park, Gordon Road. For more information visit https://girlguidingnz.org. nz/registration/ between weekly meeting and find bliss any time you choose. The experience of a state of deep calm will positively affect your physical and mental health and well-being and is reported to leave you feeling better about pretty much everything. Every Tuesday at 10am for one hour, and we follow it up with a cuppa and a chat. Age Concern Hastings 415 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings (opposite New World). Cost $3 Digital seniors hub: Need help with your digital device? Digital Seniors Hub is from 1 to 2.30pm at 1120 Willowpark Rd North, Mayfair, Hastings. Koha $5 per person. Help is available for any computer, cell phone, tablet or I-pad problems. Phone 027 2324700 Chronic fatigue syndrome & fibromyalgia support HB: Group support meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am in the Community Co-Lab building, Lee Rd, Taradale car park behind the Taradale Town Hall. All welcome. You will need to have parking coins for the adjacent parking area, only 60 cents an hour and the meeting is approx 2 hours. Phone, text or email Liz at 027224 9525 lizmecfshb@gmail.com for more details. Sounds of Hawke’s Bay: Sounds of Hawke’s Bay Chorus: meet 7.15pm every Tuesday night, Clive School Hall, School Road. Try something new in 2022, come for a view to see if it’s you. Ph: Margot 0221392356 or Jan Ph: 0276730152 Friendly group of ladies: Meets fourth Tuesday in the evening for fellowship, speakers and outings. For further details ring Nicky on 8777475. Visually imparied bowls: Bowls Hastings, Victoria St, February to October, 10am, coaching and fun, all welcome, contact Grant 878 4778. Hastings rebus: (Formerly Probus ) meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 9.30 at the Bridge Club room, Railway Road. Mixed club with interesting speakers and trips away. Phone Leon 021 132 8748 or Robyn 027 789 8651. Coffin club: 707 Sylvan Rd, 9am-12 noon. Also every second Saturday. St Matthew’s drop in craft group: Tues 9.30am to 11.30am. All welcome. Any experience level, share a craft and make friends over a cuppa. Phone Marilyn on 871 0011 or 021 070 4358 for more information. Rotary club of Stortford Lodge: Looking for fellowship and to work with others to help in the community? Come along to Cafe´ No 5 on Tuesdays between 5.30pm and 6pm to find out more. For more information contact Ken Haines on 029 444 3322. Scottish country dancing: Scottish Country Dancing, 7.15 pm-8.45pm, 1120N Willowpark Road, Hastings. March-Nov. Enquires 068787272 or 0211883118 Justice of the peace: Hastings War Memorial Library from 2pm to 4pm Hawke’s Bay affected by suicide support group: Talk and share with others who have been affected by suicide. Phone Warren Brown (027 286 4071) and Sandra Pell (027 684 3033). Email sandra@staros.org.nz or warren@staros.org.nz Free legal clinic: 12.30 to 1.30pm at the Heretaunga Women’s Centre. Bookings are essential. Phone 878 5401 Hastings badminton and table tennis: 9.30am — 11.30am St Andrew’s Church Hall, Market St, Hastings. Cost $5. Enquiries ph. 877 8184 or text 021 123 7792. 60s-Up Hastings branch: Second Tuesday of every month at 10am, St Marks Church Hall, corner Park Rd & Queen St, Parkvale for fun, friendship, speakers, entertainers, outings and sales table. Call Raewyn, (06) 878 3492. Alcoholics anonymous AA: 8pm Tuesday. St Andrews Church Hall cnr Market Street and Lyndon Road. SPACE sessions: Every week 12.15pm to 3pm at South City Playcentre. Parents and babies 4 to 8mths. Discussions on child development and relevant parenting topics, music and movement, play and socialising. Phone Nic 8768448 or email nicburkin@gmail.comT Church op Shop: 9am — 12pm at St Martin’s Hall, 1120 Willowpark Road, Hastings. ph 870 6448. Heretaunga Women’s Centre: Monday to Friday 9am-3pm. Courses and activities, baby’s nursery, library and information. Low cost counselling, first session free, then $5 to $50. Phone 878 5401. Legacy family tree: Tuition and help, meetings, phone and email. Info: Diane, 877 3141. Brownies — Girl Guiding: Frimley-Williams Brownies (7-91⁄2 yo) meets every Tuesday 4.30-6pm during school terms at Arahura Guide Hall, inside Ebbett Park, Gordon Road. For more information visit https:/ /girlguidingnz.org.nz/ registration/ during term time at Havelock North High School library. Phone Mike 877 6027. Hastings pioneer lions club: Ladies club meets second and fourth Wednesday evenings, Clubs Hastings, Victoria St, Hastings. If you would like to be part of ateam that helps the community while having fun and fellowship please ring Faye 06 8787337. Hastings Al — anon family group: 6.45pm, St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, cnr Market St Sth & Lyndon Rd, Hastings. Open meeting, everyone welcome. Contact 8771183 or 0211663606. Keirunga quilters Keirunga Homestead, 10am to 2pm. Also Keirunga Cottage, Mondays 7pm to 9.30pm and 2nd Saturday of the month 10am to 3pm. Keirunga Gardens, 6 Pufflet Road, Havelock North. Info: keirungaquilters@gmail.com or Do Adams 021 177 0904 Christian meditation: Sacred Heart Church, Heretaunga St East, 7pm. Phone Paula 878 3314. Bay batucada drumming: Pacific Surf Lifesaving Clubrooms, Marine Parade, Napier, 8pm-9.30pm. Free to come along and try. Membership is $3 a week. Group drums available. Bring ear-plugs or ear-muffs! Info phone 0274 482 995. Hastings scottish country dance club: Age Concern Hall, 415 Heretaunga Street East. Wednesday, 7.30pm and Saturday10am. Beginners, Wednesday, 7pm. Contact Jeannie, phone 027 330 8129. HB amateur winemakers & brewers club: Free wine and beer tastings. Third Wednesday monthly, 7.30pm; 22 Lee Road Taradale. Guests welcome — free three-month trial membership. Info: 06 8760 312, www.wine-and-beer-hb. org.nz Gamblers anonymous: Is your gambling becoming a problem? Gamblers Anonymous group meets weekly, Greenmeadows Community Hall, Tait Drive, Greenmeadows. Wednesdays 7pm. Phone or text 021432572 for information. All welcome. Qigong Hawke’s Bay: Now offering Chen Taijiquan (Tai chi) as well as Wild Goose (Dayan) Qigong and Chun Yuen. Ancient Chinese health skills taught by senior instructor Sifu J Leaf. Wednesday evenings at 2087 Pakowhai Road, Pakowhai. Contact @QigongHB, www. wildgooseqigong.nz or 0212986740. Girl Guiding: Heretaunga Girl Guides (9-121⁄2 yo) meets every Wednesday 5.30-7pm during school terms at Arahura Guide Hall, inside Ebbett Park, Gordon Rd. Visit https://girlguidingnz.org.nz/ registration/ Connect, Hastings: Meet every second Wednesday of the month, 1.30pm. Venue: Jireh Hall, St John’s Presbyterian Church, 608 Frederick Street, Hastings. All welcome. Come along or phone 878 4724 / 876 9570.