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Community Notices

Tue-25-Oct-11 13:42

Small grey fluffy cat called Wolf. He is 9 months old and has no collar but may be microchipped. He went missing on the 27th November from The Drive in Brookfield. If you have seen Wolf or have any information, please call 027-222-2419. Thank you!
FIREWOOD for Sale!
The Tauranga Sports Premier Rugby Squad is fundraising for new track suits! The lads have been working ‘hard out’ cutting wood, it’s now dry & ready to sell! It’s Black Walnut, which is much sort after, as its slow burning, but puts out an intense heat.
A decent trailer Load for $100 Delivered FREE. (In Tauranga, Mount & out as far as Omokoroa) Or as a Special Offer we can offer a Truck Load (which is well over 3 trailer loads) for only $300! Delivered FREE! Get your wood in now & you are all set for the year! (We will even stack it away for you!) Note: a lot has sold already, so get those orders in quickly or you could  miss out! Ring or Text Barry on 027 287 8842 to arrange delivery.
Tauranga Synchro term is starting week commencing 2 February. If you would like to try synchronised swimming or would like more details please ring Ange on 552-5416.
The Maketu Markets
The Maketu markets are on the 3rd and 5th Sunday of each month, 8 a.m. to Noon. Go for breakfast, then enjoy the fruit and veggies and all the bargains at the stalls. The Maketu market is known as ‘The Bays Friendly Market’ and is sign-posted from State HW 2 to the Maketu Village Green. Run by the locals for the locals. Phone Maureen on 07 533 2340 for questions and information. Another awesome community initiative. 
2015 Dates: January 18th, February 15th, March 15th & 29th, April 19th, May 17th & 31st, June 21st, July 19th, August 16th & 30th, September 20th, October 18th, November 15th & 29th, December 20th. 
Te Kowhai School & District
Are having a Reunion celebrating 125 years on the 6th-8th March 2015, for all past pupils and past residents. The reunion committee would love to hear from you and to register your interest please Contact Te Kowhai School, 605 Horotiu Rd, Te Kowhai 3288, phone 07-829 7860 or visit the web site www.tekowhai.school.nz
Diabetes Help Tauranga 
Upcoming diabetes support groups. After the Christmas excess a lot of people with diabetes are looking for support having made New Year resolutions to look after their diabetes better. We can help.
28th Jan - Church of Christ, Greerton, Tauranga 2pm. Our INFOline is available on (07) 571-3422.

Te Puke A&P Show 2015
Saturday 7th February from 9am.
Sheep racing, police dogs & handlers, tractor & truck pulling competitions, digger competitions, endurocross, horse & pony Rides, a pet corner, ladies Gumboot throwing competition.
Plus: Trade & Food Sites,  Bar Facilities, Horse/Sheep/Cattle & Shearing events, Home Industries/Hargreaves Children’s Competition.
Highland Dancing and Fire Brigade Demonstrations.
GATE FEE: $10/Adult 13 years & Over, Children $2/Under 5 FREE, Family Fee (2 Adults/4 Children) $25. For entry forms & schedules visit the Website: www.ras.org.nz
Support an Athlete, be a part of History!
In July 2015, 36 Athletes with intellectual disabilities will proudly represent New Zealand at the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2015 in Los Angeles! Help us help Justene Noyer get to Los Angeles by making a donation via the website. Justene is from Special Olympics Tauranga and will compete in Athletics. Please make a donation towards her fundraising at www.specialolympics.org.nz. Click on the 2015 World Summer Games button, click on Justene Noyer and select the 'Donate' button. Thank you!! 
Tauranga SPCA Op shop
Tauranga SPCA Op shop are looking for volunteers to work in the afternoons from 12.30pm to 4.15pm. To apply for a position please phone 07 581-3462 or call into the shop 193 Chadwick Road Greerton. The Tauranga SPCA are also looking for good quality 2nd hand goods to sell in the Op shop, all profits from the shop go directly to supporting the animals at the shelter to find forever homes. Donations can be dropped off at 193 Chadwick Road Greerton or phone 07 5783462 to arrange pick up.
Female, her name is Kuki (cookie). She is mainly white with the red coloured ears. She has not got her collar on and went missing on Friday 29th from Cumberland Crescent, Welcome Bay. Kuki has been clipped recently so her hair is short. If you see her or have seen her around please call 07 544-8452. Thank you!
Black Belgian Shepherd. Female, her name is Blue, she is 3 years old and is micro chipped but was not wearing her collar. Blue has a small scar below one of her eyes that is only noticeable up close. She went missing on the 20th of July from Oak Drive, off Rangiuru rd, Te Puke. Please call (07) 573-6179 if you have seen her or have any information, Thank you!
Welcome Bay Markets
Are on the first Saturday of every month from 9am till midday at the Welcome Bay community centre. Cost of a stall is $5.00. The proceeds go back into the Community development projects run by the Welcome Bay Community Centre. There is always an opportunity for local community groups to run a sausage sizzle as a fundraiser (BYO BBQ). The stall holders are a mixture of regulars and casuals and include a natural medicine stall, clothing, seeds, plants, art, coffee, knick-knacks, Jewellery, worm fertiliser and many others who turn up on the day. We have a local band performing on the day. The market is a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and old and find a bargain.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Waipuna Hospice Shop
If your walls are buckling and your cupboards are bulging, perhaps it’s time for a sort out? Waipuna Hospice shops are seeking donations of good quality household items and furniture that you no longer have need for. Goods that are clean, in working order, and have some value will be gratefully received.  You can take them to the Shop Depot at Unit G, 4 Brook Street (behind the Fraser Street Shop) or phone 571 5083 for free pick-up. Waipuna Hospice Shops, turning second hand goods into first class care.
Monthly meeting of Zonta International Tauranga
Held the second Monday of the month commencing at 5.30pm at Mount Maunganui Club, corner Totara and Kawaka Streets, Mount Maunganui. Visitors and new members welcome. Enquiries 027 5333 501 or 5792 335.
Monthly meeting of the National Council of Women, Tauranga
Held on the second Thursday of the month at the Salvation Army Community Centre, 51 Fifth Ave, at 7.15p.m. Organizational representatives or individual members welcome. Enquiries to  5792 335.          

Tauranga Citizens Advice Bureau
Do you have a few hours a week to spare, why not volunteer with the Tauranga Citizens Advice Bureau. Volunteers give free confidential and impartial information, advice and support. If this sounds like you please call Kim on 578 1596 for more information and an application form.

Tauranga Miniature Railway
- Operates every Sunday at Memorial Park from 10 til 4
- Train rides are just $1 or $10 for a 12 ride concession ticket

Justice of the Peace Service Centres
These centres used to be known as JP Clinics, currently there are 14 of them serving the wider Western Bays area. Each of these Centres is open for 2 hours or so per week to enable members of the public to drop by for any service that can be performed by a JP. We have found that many people prefer to use these Centres rather than make an appointment to visit a JP in their home
10:00 am - 12:00 noon  Bayfair Shopping Centre, Management Office.
10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 11:00 am - 01:00 pm at Te Tuinga Whanau, 190 Chadwick Road, Greerton and Mount Mainstreet Centre.
09:00 am - 11:30 am , 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon at the Citizens Advice Bureau, Hamilton Street,  Te Puna School and the Papamoa Library.
09:00 am - 11:30 am , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 11:30 am - 01:30 pm , 12:00 noon - 03:00 pm  Citizens Advice Bureau, Hamilton Street , Te Puke Anglican Church , Tauranga Ethnic Council, Historic Village and the Welcome Bay Community Centre.
12:00 noon - 02:00 pm , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 11.30 am -  1.30.pm at the Tauranga Library, NZ Room
Katikati Resource Centre, Tauranga RSA, Greerton, Bethlehem Community Church, 183 Moffatts Road and the Mount Manganui Library.
The Bethlehem Te Puna Lions Club is running a Twilight Market.
It is to run weekly on Thursday evenings from 4pm-8pm in the Bethlehem Town Centre. It is restricted to new products only, Grower produced fruit and vegetables. Most food lines hot or cold. Booking is Essential. Enquiries to: bethlehemmarket@lionsclubs.org.nz 
Don't throw your old glasses away!
Spec Savers in Devonport  Rd  are now saving your old glasses - they collect them then pass them on to the Greerton Lions Club.
They in turn gather them up then send them to Auckland where they are cleaned and indexed. Then  N.Z. optomotrists take them to the Paicfic Islands where they can be passed on to those in need. The glasses you no  longer require may well be exactly what the visiting optomotrists has
prescribed. This is an on going project. Old glasses are welcomed at Spec Savers or any member of the  Greerton Lions Club.

Donate $4 to The 4 good charitable trust and 100% of your monthly donation will go to the charity of choice for the month. Sign up and donate your $4 now at 4good.org.nz
We love helping out NZ charities, but sometimes it's hard to choose who to help. That's why we created 4good. With a new charity every month it's easy to spread the love! Get amongst it at www.4good.org.nz
Dan and Sheldon from 4 Good have been busy spreading the word about how feel good '4 good' is.
(07) 5786934  (ask for Noeline)
17th Ave, Historic Village
Awesome Clothing Sale!
Only $2 for a Large Bag. You Pick! All Good Quality!
Men’s Summer & winter Shoes, Sheets, Women’s All Sizes, Bags, Duvets, Kid’s All Styles, Hats, Bedspreads, Accessories, Cushions.
TIME – 9am-11:30am.
1st & 3rd Thursday of each month.

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