Published date18 May 2022
Publication titleHastings Leader, The
Hawke’s Bay VW Owners Club (HBVWOC) A family club who share a passion for everything VW. With regular meets for VW owners around the Bay. Air cooled and water cooled lovers welcome. Find out more information on our website or our Facebook page

Volunteering Hawke’s Bay: For all your volunteering requirements. Volunteer now by joining or call us on 022 503 9271, Level 5 215 Railway Road, Hastings.

The phone news HB: Free news service for those who cannot hold or read a newspaper. Phone 280 5051 and follow the prompts.

Peoples advocacy society: Free service available to anyone seeking advice and assistance in dealing with Work and Income and IRD and the general field of welfare. 9.30am-1.30p.m. Level 5, 215 Railway Road, Hastings 4122. Ph 06 650 6412 or

Hawke’s Bay families of deaf children: Family group, run by families of deaf children, to provide opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing children, and their families, across Hawke’s Bay. For more information email, phone 0272 HB DEAF or visit

Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawke’s Bay needs male mentors.

Make a difference in our community. Find out more about becoming a volunteer mentor to a young person aged 6 to 11 years at or email

Staying Safe: Free refresher courses for older drivers - an opportunity for people to re-familiarise themselves with traffic rules and safe driving practices in a friendly and relaxed environment with other older drivers. The course includes information on other transport options available to help keep you mobile for as long as possible, whether behind the wheel or when you stop driving. Next free course is May 11 at Age Concern Hastings from 10am-3pm . Numbers limited. To book in phone (06) 870 9060 or email

Life Without a Car Course - Is there Life Without a Car? Adjusting to life without a car doesn’t mean losing independence or freedom. Next course, May 10 at the Camberley Community Centre, 11.30am-12.30pm. Numbers limited. To book phone (06) 870 9060 or email

Kiwi Conservation Club (KCC)

When: monthly

Info: Offers monthly nature-based activities for primary and intermediate aged children and their families. Email Emma on


Clogging: a “tap like” style of dancing

Cloggers dance to a wide variety of music from blue grass and country to pop and rock, no partners required , and dances are cued like aerobics or square dancing so you don’t have to remember complete routines

Where: Clive Community Hall 162 Main Rd, Clive,

When: Monday 10am - 12pm

Cost: Beginners five lessons for $30

Contact: Claire Milne, phone 0210 886 3671

Steady As You Go

A free strength and balance exercise programme designed to improve your leg strength, flexibility, general fitness and wellbeing to prevent falls and injuries. Attending one of these classes is also a great way to meet new people.

Where: Mondays at Hastings Age Concern Building


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