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Breast Cancer fundraiser Zumba class!
80’s hot pink theme.
Tuesday 4th November (this Tuesday) 6.45pm-8.15pm at Tauranga Boys College gym.
$10 - Organised by licensed Zumba instructor Tina Neville (from the Hot Pink walk) and featuring other Tauranga licensed Zumba instructors as well. Lots of fun for a great cause. All proceeds to Breast Cancer Support Services.

Are you missing anything from your lounge??
An upholstered tan coloured square squab was found on the 19th Avenue roadside monday evening on the 28th. Must have fallen from a removal car/truck. If this is yours, please call 571-4127, thanks!

Women’s Health Night
Monday 10 November @ 7.15pm
Dr Clyde Wade, Cardiologist, Dr Ruth Harkett, Gynaecologist and Aroha Koria, Dip Sport & Recreation
Cardiac Health—including diet, exercise, strokes and stress
Women’s Health—ages and stages
Lifestyle Changes—a longer life for the whole whanau/family
Men’s Health Night
Tuesday 11 November @ 7.15pm
Dr Martin Stiles, Cardiologist • Mr Andre Westenberg, Urologist and Ngarongo Ormsby – Principal Mediator
Cardiac Health—the forecast for your heart
Get Your Mojo Rising—prostate awareness
Your Life Balance—tips on how to help yourself
Enquiries Ph 549 0399 NUMBERS LIMITED — FREE TICKETS FROM: • Katikati Community Resource Centre • Katikati Medical Centre
• Katikati Pharmacy • Omokoroa Pharmacy • Waihi Beach Chemist

The Wheelie good fun Day
Bring your family and friends to the Tauranga Racecourse on Sunday 9th November
There’ll be – Bouncy castle, Big Trucks and Cranes, Cars (Vintage Hot Rods Custom) Fun Run and Walking Races, 3 person relay, Spot Prizes up to $200, Market Stalls and heaps of other activities.
Bring all the family; only $5 an adult which puts you in the draw for $4000 worth of prizes. Kids under 12 (Free). All the money goes to buy 10 specialist Trikes for Kids with disabilities. Join us at Tauranga Racecourse 11.00am till 4.00pm Sunday 9th November. A Bethlehem / Te Puna Lions Project
Tauranga Synchro
Are holding a “Have a Go at Synchro Day” at Baywave on 15 November from 9am to 10am.  Ring Ange on 552 5416 for more information.

QuarryFest 2014
At the Te Puna Quarry Park.
Sunday 2nd November, 10am-4pm.$2 donation per adult. All proceeds to Te Puna Quarry Park.
Giant Garage sale, crafts and produce stalls, abseiling, fun family activities, food and drinks, fun family activities, Jump Jam,
fabulous entertainment! See you there!
The Mount Maunganui Lions
The Mount Maunganui Lions and Lioness Clubs would appreciate donations of unwanted Books, Puzzles, DVD's, CD's and Records for their Annual Book Fair. All profits will go to worthy charitable causes. For drop off points or pickup phone David 574 0347 or Pam 543 0708.
Play Pasifika Touch Tournament & Market Day
Saturday 8th November 2014, Gate Pa Primary School, Tauranga.
10am-2pm. Team registrations: $100, (10 people per team). Food stalls available, bring your family, a picnic and support for a family fun day. For more info contact Emma on 027-550-0335 or 577-1270. Registrations close Friday 24th October.

Bethlehem Pottery Exhibition, Baycourt, 21st - 23rd November 2014!
It is that time of the year again when all the members of the Bethlehem pottery are hard at work creating amazing pieces of pottery that will delight and please the members of the public who come to view the exhibition. We hope our wide collection of styles will include something that will appeal to everyone's tastes and bring enjoyment to all our visitors.

Tauranga Harbour City Lions
Tauranga Harbour City Lions require donations of good quality books, puzzles, games, CDs, DVDs for their annual book sale to be held this year on 15th/16th November at Bethlehem Town Centre. Drop offs may be made at these locations: The Mad Butcher, 11th Avenue and Living Quarters Bethlehem Town Centre. Thank you.
Crazy hat walk returns to the Mount!
On Sunday the 2nd of November, the crazy hat walk is returning to Mt Maunganui! The Crazy Hat Walk is a fun, family event which enables people to show off their creative skills by making and wearing a crazy hat, get some exercise, have some fun and show their support for the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Cancer Society. The walk will be opened at 10am by Mayor Stuart Crosby and will take place around the base of Mt Maunganui which is 3.4 kilometres and will take the average walker 45 minutes to complete. It costs $10 to enter. To register for the crazy hat walk visit www.everydayhero/event/crazyhatwalk2014 or for more information email  or telephone 07 571 2035.
Kids Grinder 
The Kids Grinder on Sunday November 9th. It’s a kid’s fun obstacle course for children aged 4-12. It is a 1km course for children between the ages of 4-7 and 2km for children aged 8-12. Obstacles include 2 huge inflatables, cargo nets, balance beams, tyre section, sack race, the gauntlet and much more. All children receive a certificate at the end of the fun run. The event is followed by a free swim in the heated outdoor pool, bombing competition and spot prizes. You can enter here:

The Gate Pa Tennis Club
Junior Season is underway and runs through the school holidays. Club days for 10 and under are Saturdays commencing 9am and for intermediate and college players, club days are thursdays commencing 4:30pm. Coaching is provided and new members welcome. For further enquiries call Graeme on 027-452-0600 or the clubhouse on 578-9156 during club times.

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.

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!

Masterchef wannabes are eager to stock their kitchens with pots, pans, dishes and utensils. 
If ‘Your Kitchen Rules’ more than it needs to and the crockery cupboards and cutlery drawers are overflowing, Waipuna Hospice Shops will gladly take any surplus kitchenware and bric a brac off your hands.  Goods must be clean and in working order. Items can be taken to the Hospice Shop Depot, Unit G, 4 Brook Street, (just along from Fraser Cove) or 2 MacDonald Street, Mount Maunganui.
The Red Cross
The Red Cross Curtain Bank is in need of donations of clean curtains in good condition to help those in need.
Drop off at the Red Cross 245 Chadwick road Greerton or phone 5786987.

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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Looking for a fundraising idea for your school?
Couponbusters voucher and discount book for Tauranga / Mt Maunganui & Papamoa is Out Now!
Filled with Dining deals, food vouchers, retail stores & service providers discounts and much much more
heaps of bargains & savings for only $20. For more info where to purchase a book - go to their facebook page - Couponbusters Tauranga or email today.

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.          

NZ Institute of Directors: Financial Tool-box for non-financial director/managers
For those we want to improve their financial skills and understanding. How to read a financial report and know what it is telling you. Programme runs over a three month period on the first Thursday of every month starting 5th June from 4.00 – 6.00pm. Held at the KPMG rooms, Level 2, 247 Cameron Road, Tauranga. There is a cost, see for more info.

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 - 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: 
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
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
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.