Date04 December 2020
Published date04 December 2020
Publication titleRotorua Weekender
Pickleball Rotorua: Meets every Monday from 7pm to 9pm. All equipment provided. Played at the Rotorua Badminton Hall, Tarewa Pl, next to the Parksyde Community Centre. First night is free. For more information phone Sharon Fleet (027) 289 8846.

Scottish Country Dancing: Mondays in August, free beginner lessons for children from 6.15pm to 7.15pm and adults from 7.15pm to 9pm at Lakes Performing Arts Centre. Contact Claire 021 154 2473.

Table Tennis: At the Lynmore Primary School gymnasium, Monday nights from 7pm to 10pm. Contact Colin (07) 3457160 / (021) 030 2428.

Westbrook Garden Circle: Meets in the Rotorua Bowling Club rooms at 1pm on the first Monday of every month except for January. We also enjoy tours of gardens (local and further afield) when these can be arranged. For more information contact secretary, Trish Adler (07) 347 9250 or president, Diane Pasco, (07) 347 0269.

Rotorua North Probus Club: Meet every fourth Monday of the month at Parksyde, 10am for fellowship and friendship. Contact Wendy (07) 349 3517 or (022) 0433 681.

Geyserland Toastmasters: 7pm to 8.30pm every Monday night except for public holidays at the Rotorua Library meeting room, Haupapa St. Visitors are most welcome.

Rotorua Central Scout Group - Keas: 5.30pm to 6.30pm. School years 1 to 3. Rotorua Central Scout Group Hall, Pererika St. We offer indoor/outdoor fun activities, crafts, play acting (girls and boys). Contact for information.

Rotorua Tennis Club: Come join us for tennis 9am to 11.30am. Friendly bunch of people who will teach you to play if you haven’t played before. Many retired people come along. High standars of players as well as beginners. Contact Pauline on (027) 446 9065 for any enquiries.

Arawa Bowling Club Outdoor Bowls: New members welcome, bowls and coaches available - contact club, (07) 348 0216 or Tom (07) 348 7344

Knitting Group: Third Monday of each month. 10am to 3pm. Cottage Flair, 1129 Eruera St. No charge. A friendly group sharing skills and ideas. Beginners welcome. Call Maggie (027) 285 8475.

Meet ‘n’ Eat: Meet at the Baptist Church, Malfroy Rd each Monday from 11am for tea and coffee, followed by a hot meal and dessert for $7. Contact Lyn (022) 140 4790.

Rotorua SeniorNet: Drop-in Tech assistance. Rotorua Library. Any problems, laptops, tablets phones etc. 9am to 12pm. Koha appreciated.

Rotorua Aikido Club: Mondays and Wednesdays. Children’s class 6pm to 7pm and adults 7pm to 8.30pm. 96 Riri St. Contact Sensei Dianne

(021) 425 654.

Rotorua Croquet Club: Twilight croquet begins November 4. Play starts at 5.30pm on Mondays and Thursdays throughout the summer. New players are welcome to join. All equipment will be provided.

Altrusa Club of Rotorua: Second Monday of each month at Princes Gate Hotel. A friendly, fun active service club organising projects that benefit the Rotorua community. Claire Wilson Ph (07) 349 3371, (027) 437 8723. New members welcome.

City of Rotorua Highland Pipe Band: Pipe Band Hall, by Pak ’n Save. Monday’s 6pm to 9pm, learners and experienced players welcome.

Rotorua Historic Society: Fourth Monday of every month, 7pm, Rotorua Arts Village. Anyone welcome. Contact Chris Taylor (07) 348 9362.


Hinemoa Badminton Club: Meets every Tuesday 9.30am to 12pm, at Rotorua Badminton Hall, Tarewa Pl. Contact Dot (022) 528 5803.

Quota International of Rotorua: Meet for dinner second Tuesday of the month, 6.30pm, Princes Gate. Contact Betty (07) 348 8817.

Ngongotahā Lions Club: Every fourth Tuesday is the club’s social meeting and every second Tuesday is the club’s business meeting at Ngongotaha Community Hall, School Rd, 6.45pm for dinner. Contact secretary (07) 347 7191.

Rotary Club of Rotorua Sunrise: Meets on Tuesday at 6.45am for a breakfast meeting at the Princes Gate Hotel on Hinemaru St, go to or

St Andrews Indoor Bowls: Club night 7pm, Tuesday contact June McHale (07) 349 3113.

Taniwha Hunters Toastmasters Rotorua: 12.15pm to 1.15pm. Rotorua Arts Village. Email address - Contact number Jude Livingston (027) 503 4001.

Prostate Cancer Foundation: We hold our bi-monthly meetings on the last Tuesday of every second month at the Cancer Society Rooms, Ranolf St, at 7pm. For more information contact Gayle Hunt (07) 347 8074 or (027) 2528 365.

Eastern Suburbs Playgroup: We welcome any new families to come and visit us without obligation (first visit is free). We have spaces available in our Tuesday and Thursday playgroup sessions from 8.45am to 11.30am. For further information contact our centre manager at Eastern Suburbs Pre-School, on (07) 345 5988 or or find us on Facebook.

Rotorua Toastmasters: Meet fortnightly at the Rotorua Race Course from 6pm to 7pm. Email or ring Pauline on (027) 486 8699.

Flag 500 Club: Come and join our Flag 500 club card group at the Arawa Bowling Club, Lytton St on Tuesdays 1pm to 4pm. for further details please phone Nancy (07) 345 4532 or Valerie (07) 349 2898.


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