COVID RESTRICTIONS Some events and meetings may not be going ahead under Covid-19 restrictions, please check with organisers. Te Puke Library: Baby Book Boogie, Pukapuka Kanikani Pepi. Wednesday 10.30am-11am, stories, rhymes and fun times for 0-2 year olds, during school terms. Read Sing Move (formally Little Kiwis), Friday 10.30am-11am, story time fun for under 5’s. Mainly Music: Tuesday, 10am, for pre-schoolers and caregivers. Te Puke Baptist Church. $2 per child. Pongakawa Playcentre: Tuesday &Thursday, 9.30am-noon, Old Coach Rd. Next to Pongakawa School. Ph 533 3250. Family Support Services: Social workers available, Community Care Centre, 100 Jellicoe St. Ph 573-5614. Te Puke Toy Library: Open Wednesday to Saturday 10am-1pm. Join to hire fun toys. Friday playgroup with an additional feature playgroup on the last Friday of each month. Coffee and tea provided. 7 Stock Rd St . Phone 027 263 9309. Le Club Francais: All primaryaged students, Monday, 3.30pm, St Andrew’s Hall, Oxford St, Te Puke. Ph Karyn 022 635 6595. Te Puke Playcentre: Tuesdaythursday, 9am-noon, 3 Stock Rd (off King St). Ph 573-7537. CLUBS/COMMUNITY GROUPS Te Puke Repertory Society: Creating quality community theatre. Email tepukerep01@gmail. com LOL Laughter Wellness Group: Each Thursday 10.30-11.15am in the gym at the Te Puke Baptist Church, cnr station Rd & Malyon St, and every Saturday 11am-11.45am at the Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui. Phone Trish 022 036 6768 or email Te Puke Community Menz Shed: 24 Cameron Rd, Te Puke. Meet 9am Monday, Wednesday and Friday. We repair, fix and mend indoor and outdoor equipment and household goods, bring your project and enjoy some good company. New members welcome. Phone Malcom 027 4876 952, menzshed. Te Puke Friendship Club: Meets 2nd Wed of each month at 9.45am at Te Puke Bowling Club, Palmer Place, Te Puke. Bring a friend. Suitable retired or semi-retired people who enjoy company. Phone Barbara 573 4398 Pa¯ pa¯ moa Rotary: Thursdays, 5.30pm Mako Room, Pa¯ pa¯ moa Community Centre at the Library, 15 Gravatt Rd. Guest speaker most evenings. Ph Vivian 0275495379 or Walking Group: Leave from WOMP Headquarters, 2 Dunlop Road. Mondays 10am. Open to all fitness levels. Check Facebook for details. Ph Gillian 027 405 5913. Te Puke Amateur Radio Club Inc: meet 1pm Saturdays at clubrooms, rear of Paengaroa Community Hall, 4 Old Coach Rd. Ph/text 027 2488 664 Pa¯ pa¯ moa Beach Women’s Institute: Meet on third Tuesday of each month at 11am at Papamoa Sports and Social Centre, Parton Rd. Pa¯ pa¯ moa Senior Bowls: Fridays. Names in by noon. Ph Geoff 021 0248 0293 Te Puke Young Farmers Club: Regular fun and social activities. Check the ‘Te Puke Young Farmers’ Facebook page. 500 Cards: Monday nights at the Te Puke Bridge Club, 4 Queen St, Te Puke, starts 7pm. New members welcome, $4. Phone Lou 07 573 8184 or Mike 027 4955 284 Te Puke Garden Club: Third Thursday of each month from 1.15pm at Te Puke Bridge Club, everyone welcome. Ph 573 5051 Mah Jong: Te Puke Lyceum Club rooms Palmer crt. Every Thursday and Sunday 12.45pm-4pm new experienced, learners and visitors always welcome. Ph Gig Green 027 4306 383 or 573 5355. Te Puke Genealogy Group: Council Board Room at Te Puke Library. Fourth Thursday of the month from 10am. Ph. Christine 573 4928 or Dorothy 573 8152 or Cuppa and Chat morning: First Tuesday of month, 10am-11.30am. Methodist Church Hall cnr Oroua and Jellicoe Sts. Ph Edith 573 7649. Kiwi Toasters: Every first, third and fifth Wednesday from 5.30pm7pm at 3 Palm Springs Boulevard, Pa¯ pa¯ moa in the Beachaven Family Services room next to the Pharmacy. Enquiries to Chrissy 543 9493 or email Creative Te Puke Forum: Meet first Tuesday of month. Phone Wendy 573 7680. Book Group: Interested to join a Friends of the Library book group at Pa¯ pa¯ moa Library. For more information Ph Betty 542 4322 Te Puke Meditation and Development Group: Constables Gallery, second Wednesday of the month, door open 7pm for 7.15pm start. $5 per person. Ph Kerry 552 6768. Sunset WI: First Wednesday of month, 7.30pm, Pa¯ pa¯ moa Sports Club. Speakers, workshops, social events. Ph 021 996 517 or e mail Te Puke RSA Women’s Section: Third Monday of month, 1.30pm, RSA Clubrooms. Ph 573 3396. Te Puke Scouts: Monday 6.30pm8.30pm, Cubs Tuesday 6pm7.30pm. Te Puke Scout Den, Stock Rd, Te Puke. Ph Jo 021 149 2070, or email: Te Puke Emergency Services Fishing Club: Meet the first Tuesday of the month. All welcome you don’t have to be emergency personnel. Mike Maassen 0274955284 or Keith Merritt 0274952192. Pa¯ pa¯ moa 50s Plus: Support group — meetings and trips, friendship and support. Trips every second Thursday. Meetings every fourth week — Thursday 10am. Ph Pa¯ pa¯ moa Support Centre, 574 7170. Te Puke Widows Group: Third Wednesday of month, meet for a meal. Ph Joy 573 4332. International Women’s Group: Last Friday of month, shared pot luck lunch, for migrant women and New Zealanders new to the area. Contact Maketu¯ Rotary Club: Wednesday, 6pm, Maketu Community Health, Wilson Rd Maureen 0212671685 Te Puke Kiwicoast Lions: Second and fourth Tuesday, 6pm, Settlers Lounge. Ph 533 4345 Rotoehu, Te Puke Rural Women NZ: Third Thursday of month, Methodist Church 4pm start. Ph Maureen 573 5190 or Margaret 533 3681. Pa¯ pa¯ moa Beach WI: Third Tuesday of month, 11am, Pa¯ pa¯ moa Sports Centre. Ph Shirley 542-0756. Te Puke Forest & Bird: Phone 575 2662 Te Puke Friendship Club: Meets 2nd Wednesday of every month at Te Puke Bowling Club, Palmer Place, Te Puke. Come with a friend, suitable for retired, semi- retired who enjoy company. Te Puke-paengaroa WI: Second Thursday of month, 1.15pm. Te Puke. Ph Val 573 7804 Kauri Centre: A day activity programme for seniors. Wednesday and Thursday 9am3pm. Ph Carol Clendon 574-7170 or Colin Oomen 021 135 9090 Pa¯ pa¯ moa Scouts: For 6 to 14 year olds, Mondays, Papamoa Surf Club. Keas & Cubs: 5pm-6.30pm. Scouts 6.30pm-8.30pm. Ph James 542-0318. COMMUNITY SERVICES Age Concern: Coffee group meets the second Tuesday of every month, chat over a relaxing cuppa at Te Puke Bupa 10.30am to 11.30am $3 pp. Phone 578 2631. Essential Tremor Support Group: Meets monthly, various venues, for coffee/tea, friendship, sharing, information and laughter. Phone Kathy on 07 579 1994. Free English lessons: Every Friday at Plunket Rooms 10.30am to 11.30am. And more information about driving lessons. Contact Rupal Phone 021 032 5962 or Alcoholics Anonymous: Reflections at Te Puke Baptist Church. Corner Malyon St and Station Rd, Wednesdays 7.30pm8.30pm. Ph 0800 229 6757 (0800AAWORKS). Maketu¯ Health and Social Services: Provides the following services and supports — diabetes, tamariki ora, youth drug and alcohol, anti-bullying, kaumatua, domestic violence, mental health and mirimiri, 3 Little Waih¯ı Rd, Maketu¯ . Ph 07 533 2551. JP Service Centres: Wednesday 10am-noon, Pa¯ pa¯ moa Library; Thursday 10.30am-12.30pm, Te Puke Anglican Church. The Hub Te Puke: Counsellors by appointment Tuesday-thursday, 32 Jocelyn St. Ph 07 975 0157. Te Puke Foodbank, Social work services on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am-1pm and Budgeting services Mon, Wed and Fri 9:30-3pm DANCE & MUSIC Serenata Singers: If you love to sing we’d love you to join us. Thursdays 10am-11.30am, Methodist Church Hall, 2 Oroua St, Te Puke. Ph Anne 572 3130. Te Puke Country Music Club: Third Sunday of Month, 1pm, Te Puke Citizen’s RSA. Jellicoe St. Ph Colleen 573 9360 Sequence Dancing in Te Puke: Every Monday evening at Citizens RSA, Te Puke from 6.30pm-8.30pm, Free, everyone welcome, partners required. Ph Ally 573 7632 or 027 654 1569 Square Dancing: Mondays, Te Puke Citizens Club. 10am-12noon. Ph Jim 573 6960. Pa¯ pa¯ moa Country Music Club: Meets 4th Sunday month 1pm4.30pm, Pa¯ pa¯ moa Sports & Recreation Centre. Members a plate please. Visitors and non PCMC members $4 (includes afternoon tea). Ph Sharon 572 1983. Te Puke Organ and Keyboard Club: First Wednesday of month at 1.30pm. Ph Russell 573 8070. Te Puke & District Highland Pipe Band: Tuesday, 6.15pm, Baptist Church, learners earlier. Ph Sue 573 8890 or 027 447 6673 or email FLORAL & GARDEN BOP Orchid Society: Second Sunday of month, 1.30pm, Masonic Lodge, Oxford St, Te Puke. Ph Faye Diprose 573 9710 Te Puke Floral Art Group: Fourth Monday of month, 1pm, Methodist Church lounge. Ph Val 573 7804 Te Puke Garden Club: Third Thursday of month, will be at 1pm (instead of the usual 1.15pm), Bridge Club, Queen St, Te Puke. Ph 573 5051 Pa¯ pa¯ moa Garden Circle: Meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 1pm in the Surfbreaker Room, Pa¯ pa¯ moa Sport and Recreation Centre off Parton Rd. Phone Marilyn 542 0762 HEALTH Asthma Centre Clinic: Second Tuesday of month, Te Puke Community Health Centre. Ph Asthma Centre, 577-6738. Cancer Society Support Group: Open to anyone living with, or caring for, someone with cancer. Meet 10am on the third Tuesday of each month. Te Puke Library boardroom. Ph 07 571 2035. Te Puke Clinic Sexual Health Clinic: Walk in clinic every Wednesday 9am-noon to 3pm. At Te Puke Community Health Centre, Commerce Lane behind Z Petrol Station. Ph 573 0009. Free and confidential service for sexual health checks, contraception, condoms, STI screening. SPORT & LEISURE Te Puke Harriers: Meet every Saturday, 2pm at Centenniel Park, Atuaroa Ave. Ph Selwyn 573 4432. Te Puke Smallbore Rifle Club: Monday, 7pm, Smallbore rifle range, cnr main Highway and Atuaroa Ave. Ph 573-4566. Citizens RSA Indoor Bowls: Wednesday 7.30pm, Monday 1pm. Bujinkan Ninjutsu: A unique selfdefence based martial art. Classes at Te Puke Girl Guide Hall, Wednesdays 7pm-9pm. Ph or text Mike 027 765 4015.