What's On In the Bay of Plenty Community Notices

Community Notices

00:00 20 July, 2014

Western Bay Wildlife Trust’s Family Plant a Native Tree Day
Sunday May 1st Moturiki Island (also known as Leisure Island), Main Beach, Mount Maunganui. All day sausage sizzle from 10am, Sand Sculpture contest at 1pm, Plant a native tree between 2pm and 4pm. Tree planting, weed control and rubbish clean up.  Bring your own spade.
Envirohub Bay of Plenty’s Sustainable Art Challenge 2016
Create a piece of art showing your vision for a sustainable future. There are categories for up-cycled junk, trash to fash, photography and short movies. Awesome prizes valued up to $500 up for grabs. Entry open to students and adults. Enter by 11 June - more details available by e-mailing info@envirohub.org.nz
Greerton Hall Market 
Come along to our monthly market which is on the last Saturday of each month at the Greerton Community Hall at 1247 Cameron Road.  Browse our stalls and then grab a cup of tea or coffee, and some eats and have a chat with your friends in the warm atmosphere of the hall. Still a few stalls available. So get your craft, bric-a-brac, plants etc together and book a table inside or space outside. If you only have a small amount of stuff, share a table with a friend. Discounts for stall hireage for charity groups. For  more infomation Contact: Tricia or Gary, 543 1487 or 027 908 2952, greertonmarket@actrix.co.nz, www.facebook. com/greertonhallmarket
St Columba Church Fair  8 am Saturday 30 April
Come and enjoy the Amazing Bargains and Sausage Sizzle at the Fair at St Columba Church, 502 Otumoetai Road, Cherrywood
For more information contact Sally, St Columba Church Office 576 6756 ext 1
Traditional Chinese Culture and QiGong  for Health
facilitated by Mr Sik-Wai Tsoi, a retired China Trade Consultant. One of a group of volunteers, Mr. Tsoi is committed to the revival of the authentic Chinese Culture.  On Wednesday 20th April 2016  the following sessions will be held Afternoon session: is at Arataki Community Centre in the Dotterel Room starting at 1:30 p.m. Arataki Centre is located on Zambuck Way off Grenada St in Bayfair. Evening Session: is at Harbourcity Motor Inn in the Conference Room starting at 6:00 p.m. Harbourcity Motor Inn is located at 50 Wharf St, Tauranga Event is one hour duration followed by Q & A. To get more info: Contact Judy on 021 0425 398.
Tauranga South Community Patrol  Car boot on the third Saturday of the month
To raise funds mainly to help keep our patrol car operational.The next car boot sale is on the third Saturday of each month. Greerton Village School, 151 Greerton Rd, Greerton, Tauranga. The cost for a single site is $5.00 other site sizes are available. Times are 7.30am to 11.30am All funds are used to keep our patrol operating. Any help will be much appreciated. Contacts are Shirley on 5771116 or 0274146040 or Wayne on 2812389 or e-mail is kr.carter@xtra.co.nz
Te Puke High School Fundraiser Ice Skating Tour
Fundraising for our Year 5 & 6 Leadership Camp. On Sat 07th May & Sun 08th May at Te Puke High School, Tui Street , Te Puke.
Support our local school and come along for a Skate! $7 for kids, $13 adults, family rates available. Come for boogie in the Disco lights and shake it to your favourite music! Where can they get more info: Julz Marriner, Sports Coordinator Te Puke Primary School Telephone 07 5735573
Otamarakau Primary School Celebrates its centennial on Queen's Birthday Weekend, 3rd - 5th of June 2016
A Meet and Greet at the Otamarakau Hall on the Friday night kicks off the celebrations, followed by the official part of the weekend on Saturday. On Saturday night we have a fabulous dinner planned. All past and present committee members, staff and pupils are urged to register via the school website www.otamarakau.school.nz or either phone 07 5333783 at the school office or 075333383 the committee secretary for registration forms. Our Facebook page will also keep you up to date. Registrations close on 24th May. Come and travel with us down memory lane! 
Te Puna’s Last Anzac Hikoi to the First Memorial Hall
This is the last time that Te Puna people can commemorate their original Memorial Hall. Next year, the Hikoi will be again but at a new Hall, built nearby the roundabout that is taking out the site and the original building that has served so well for 94 years. Join the hikoi, which leaves from St Joseph’s Church at 10 am Monday 25 April 2016. Walkers will be welcomed at the Te Puna Memorial Hall with a Powhiri and lots of opportunities for conversation and reflection over a cup of tea and refreshments. A bus will on hand to take them back to their Cars afterwards. Contact Beth Bowden on 0274 530033 or beth@chatelaine.co.nz for more information. 
Local AAPNZ Tauranga Group is hosting the Tauranga Administration Professionals Day 
Celebrations to join us for Cocktails and Nibbles .The invite is open to all Administration Professionals and we welcome Managers to attend and celebrate this special day recognising that Administration Professionals are keeping their teams working, moving and organised. You will feel inspired by Annah Stretton who will be the keynote speaker, Annah will be talking about her Charity – Reclaim Another Woman www.raw.org.nz. Being held on Wednesday 20 April 5.30 PM at ASB Arena Tauranga .  Individual tickets $40.00pp AAPNZ members , Non-members $45.00pp. Please contact tauranga@aapnz.org.nz Or Tracy Sherlock on 027 470 4568 RSVP essential by Wednesday 13 April
Teaching Disadvantaged to Grow Food
Grow Food Instead has launched a pledge me campaign to raise money to to create small scale educational market gardens dedicated to showing disadvantaged youth how they can earn a living growing nutrient dense food in their own communities. Please contact Visit http://pldg.me/growfoodinstead or If you are a business and may want to sponsor or donate equipment please get in touch with Rachel at sprout@growfoodinstead.co.nz.
Bethlehem 'UP' Market.
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month 10am till 2pm. Being held at  Bethlehem Hall {opposite countdown} state highway 2. Come along and enjoy Handmade Craft and Art. Music . Food Available.
Grief Support Services- After Suicide Support Group
If you have lost a loved one to suicide we invite you to our safe and caring group. Held every second Monday of each month at 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Please note that we have not included a venue as this is subject to change if too many people decide to attend. For information contact Grief Support Services Phone 578 4480 Email support@griefsupport.org.nz. Counselling is also offered
Diabetes Drop-In Centre
Need free diabetes information, support or resources? Visit the Diabetes Drop in Centre on the last Friday of each month at the WBOP PHO, 154 First Ave West Tauranga to get more info: ring our INFOline (07 571 3422) for details of diabetes support groups, and other services in your area contact
Smiths Sport Shoes are collecting shoes for our Fijian friends
Trade in your old trainers for a $20 discount and go into the draw for $5000 worth of travel. Contact Smith Sports Shoes at 100 Grey street, Tauranga or Telephone  07 578 6363.
Gate Pa Car Boot Market
If you are a fan of markets, or just have a few things spare to sell, this market is just the thing for you! On the first Saturday of every month, this market will be kicking off! The next market will be taking place on the 5th of March, so if you'd like to book your $10 car space, call Wiki on 07 578 3321! What: Te Puna’s Last Anzac Hikoi to the First Memorial Hall Why: This is the last time that Te Puna people can commemorate their original Memorial Hall. Next year, the Hikoi will be on again but at a new hall, built nearby the roundabout that is taking out the site and the original building that has served so well for 94 years. When: Join the hikoi, which leaves from St Joseph’s Church in Te Puna at 10 am Monday 25 April 2016 Where: Walkers will be welcomed at the Te Puna Memorial Hall with a Powhiri and lots of opportunities for conversation and reflection over a cup of tea and refreshments. A bus will on hand to take them back to their Cars afterwards Where can they get more info: Contact Beth Bowden on 0274 530033 or beth@chatelaine.co.nz Morefm. co.nz
This is a community initiative of Chirp: www.chirp.org.nz
For any further information, check out the event facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/606865742789993/
Kidz Need Dadz Charitable Trust
Kidz Need Dadz Charitable Trust was established to strengthen families by supporting and educating Dads on the importance of them being involved in their children's lives.
They have a new opportunity shop called 'Bits and Bobs' opening soon! Any donations of good quality saleable items would be much appreciated and can be dropped off at 538 Fraser Street or call 07 5710379 for pick up. They also need positive, fun people to become part of the op shop team. If you would like to volunteer please call 07 5710379

Legacy Trust Project - Alf Rendell's Historic Tauranga from Above
Legacy Trust Project have the perfect gift - share what Tauranga was like 70 years ago with this great coffee table book: Alf Rendell's Historic Tauranga from Above which is on sale now at Books a Plenty on Grey Street - a limited edition publication thanks to Legacy Trust and Alf Rendell, don't miss out!

Diabetes Help Tauranga
Diabetes Tauranga offer FREE information, support and advice for anyone living with diabetes. For more information contact Debbie on (07) 571 3422 or check out their website www.diabeteshelp.org.nz for details of support groups or drop in clinics in your area

Pyes Pa Sunday Walking Group
Join Pyes Pa Sunday Walking Group every Sunday 9am at Roberts Coffee Bar, 83 Pyes Pa Road. Meet new people, get active and stay motivated!
Volunteers are needed for our busy Dadzkare Crisis Phone line, and to help out in the office and around the refuge
Full Crisis Intervention training will be given to all volunteers working on the crisis phone.
If you would like to Volunteer with Kidz Need Dadz please phone Pam on 07 571 0379 or call into the office 538 Fraser Street Greerton 
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.
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 $3 for a Large Bag. You Pick! All Good Quality! Rain or Shine.
Men’s Summer & winter Shoes, Sheets, Women’s All Sizes, Bags, Duvets, Kid’s All Styles, Hats, Bedspreads, Accessories, Cushions.
TIME – 9:30am-10:30am.
Every 2nd Thursday of each month.

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