Published date18 June 2021
Date18 June 2021
Publication titleRotorua Weekender
Canasta Club: Meeting 1.30pm at Parksyde Community Centre. Beginners welcome. For more information phone (07) 348 0697 or 022 135 8720.

Rotorua Camera Club: Meets first Wednesday of every month at the Ngongotahā Leagues Clubrooms, Neil Hunt Park, Tarawera Rd at 7pm. Those interested can come along at 6.30pm for a cuppa and a photography related video.Go to for more information or phone/text Julie on (027) 727 4914.

Rotorua Sulphur City Lions Club: Meets every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. 6.45pm. A mix of business meetings and fun/social outings. For information call Janet Kingsland (07) 345 5629 or (021) 255 4848.

Rotorua Symphonic Band: Music for brass, woodwind and percussion. Practices on Wednesdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm at the Brass Band rooms next to Pak ’n’ Save. Contact Sue on (021) 173 5053 or Adrienne on (027) 222 1305.

Rotorua Embroiderers: 9.30am to 3pm and 7pm to 9pm. Parksyde, Tawera Pl. For more information contact Amerents (07) 345 3515.

Ukulele classes: Classes are limited to 15 people, cost $100 per term and run weekly on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Contact the Arts Village (07) 348 9008 or email

Housie: Rotorua Senior Citizens Club meet Balmerino Lounge, Rotorua Race Course, Wednesday 1pm to 4pm. $10 joining fee, $2 per day, everyone welcome. Contact Aileen on (07) 343 6961.

Rotary Club of Rotorua North: Meeting 5.30pm Wednesday, weekly at Arikikapakapa (Rotorua) Golf Club, Fenton Street. Email

Old/vintage Bottle and Collectable Club of Rotorua: Meet second Wednesday of each month at the St Johns Ambulance meeting room at 7.30pm. All visitors and new members are very welcome, contact Rick (07) 348 6008 or John (07) 348 4563.

Croquet Rotorua Club: Meet Wednesday and Saturday at 9.15am. New players welcome. Free tuition and equipment supplied. Challenge your mind while exercising your body. Contact (021) 039 7022. The first three sessions are free.

Bellyvegas: Community belly dance group meet every Wednesday from 5.30pm to 7pm at Rotorua Youth Centre, Te Ngae Rd. Cost $10 per class, first class free. Contact Mandy at or txt (027) 459 3893.

Badminton: Suitable for all levels and skills for ages 8 to 80, juniors 5.30pm to 7pm, seniors 7pm to 9pm every Wednesday, wear non-marking shoes, juniors $5, high school students $7, seniors $10, Badminton Club Hall, 28 Tarewa Pl, contact Tony (027) 686 7196.

Mad Poets: Weekly meeting, 3.30pm to 5pm at Rotorua Library, second floor. Bring a favourite poem. All welcome. Contact Jackie (022) 081 0136.

Owhata Indoor Bowls Club: Meets every Wednesday, 7pm to 9.30pm, at the Owhata Primary School Hall, Brent Rd from February 13 to September 11. All equipment is provided and free coaching available. Call Delwyn (07) 345 6609 for more information.

Kiwi Coffin Club Charitable Trust: 7.30am to 1.30pm at 5 Ti St. Other days by arrangements - telephone for appointment. Come and help the team of professional volunteers in making, painting and lining your own coffin/casket, or help others in making theirs. Plan your own end of journey. We also wrap and store. ‘See’ us on Facebook and the website. Call (027) 549 4260 or email

Air Training Cadets: Future pilots wanted. From 6.15pm, 23 Geddes Rd. Ages 13 years plus. Come along and have a look.

Ngongotahā Garden Circle: Meets fourth Wednesday of every month in Ngongotahā Hall. 1pm. Programme varied. Contact Pauline Blackburn (07) 366 6733 or Jesse Moore (07) 332 3795.

Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International: Meets third Wednesday of every month at the Ngongotaha Community Hall, 5 School Rd, Ngongotaha at 7pm. Men and women welcome. For more details phone or text Martin (027) 271 5878.

AphasiaNZ Rotorua Korero Club (for people with aphasia): Fortnightly group meeting for people with aphasia to build communication, confidence and connect with others. First 2019 meeting is Wednesday February 20, 10.30am, Stroke Foundation offices, 17 Marguerita St. For more information contact Mel Dakin (Community Aphasia Advisor) (027) 475 6396 or email

Ngongotahā Friendship Club: The Ngongotahā Friendship Club Meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 9.45am at the St. Barnabas Church Hall, on School Rd. Interesting speakers, friendly people, delicious morning teas. $3 entry. Contact Pat Young (07) 346 1602.

Lynmore Tennis Club: Play Wednesdays from 5.30pm to 7pm on the corner of Selwyn and Lewis Rd, all year around. New members welcome, all levels catered for, coaching available. Call Tony 027 3323 842.

The Coffin Club Rotorua: The emergence of the original Coffin Club at 2 Old Quarry Rd. Every Wednesday from 9am to 1pm. With professionally made coffins...

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