Published date04 March 2022
Publication titleRotorua Weekender
St John Youth: St John Ambulance Hall, Pererika St. Juniors, 5.45pm to 7.15pm, Intermediates and Seniors 7pm to 8.30pm. Contact, (0800) ST JOHN or

Parksyde Travel Club: 10am on the first Monday of each month at Parksyde Centre, Tarewa Pl. Cover charge of $4 includes morning tea.

Rotorua East Lions Club: Meet first and third Monday night of each month from 6pm at the Rotorua Club, 278 Fenton St (above the Rotorua Racecourse) Contact secretary: or see website www.

Rotorua Rotary Club Meets 12.30pm, Monday at the Rotorua Golf Club. Email or visit

Radio Controlled Yachting or Powered Boats:11am to 3pm, Monday Lake Ōkareka Reserve and other venues depending on the weather, different racing classes for different boats, Ring Bruce (07) 348 7922 or John (027) 271 8033.

Ngongotahā Indoor Bowls: Ngongotahā Hall, 6.45pm, $3, contact Kevin Whyte (07) 357 4766.

Rotorua RSA Indoor Bowls: Otonga Rd Primary School, 6.45pm, contact Eion Gainsford (07) 348 5502.

Indoor Bowls: Rotorua Senior Citizens Club meet Balmerino Lounge, Rotorua Race Course, Monday, Thursday, Saturday, 10am to 12.30pm. $10 joining fee, $2 per day. Contact Natalie (07) 357 5122.

Women’s Singing Group: Unaccompanied four part harmony. No experience necessary, just joy in making music together. Meet at The Gardens Retirement Village (behind the care home). Parking available, 15 Hodgkins St. 6.30pm. Contact Jennie (027) 218 0526.

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 Dance Club: Rotorua Scottish Country Dance Club meets Monday nights at the Lakes Performing Arts Centre, 1215 Hinemoa St. Children 6.30pm to 7.15pm, adults 7.15pm to 9pm. Call 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: Westbrook Garden Circle meets in the Rotorua Bowling Club-rooms (Gov Gardens) at 1pm on the 2nd Monday of each month excluding December & January. We also enjoy tours of local gardens and further afield when these can be arranged. For further information contact secretary Trish Adler 027 486 8484 or President Joan Bracken 027 441 0533

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 Indoor Bowls: New members welcome, bowls and coaches available - contact club, (07) 348 0216 or Ian (07) 347 8386.

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.

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.

Kiwi Coffin Club Charitable Trust: 10am to 12 noon 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

Rotorua Bridge Club: 1.30pm at the Rotorua Bridge Club, Neil Hunt Park. Sessions of play, everybody welcome. Contact (07) 345 5114.

Zennin Martial Arts - Goju-Ryu: Learn to protect yourself, your family, and get fit in a safe environment. 6.45pm to 8pm, Monday and Wednesday. Runs for school terms. Aorangi Primary School, Gem St. First two lessons free. Call Andy on (021) 227 6644.


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

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