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U3A Tauranga Cycle Group met at the International Rowing Centre Friday 24th February. 18 cyclists followed the cycle trail to Cambridge and on to the Velodrome and return.

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U3A Mini hikers trip to Waiorongomai 22 Feb 2017

The weather was good for the Mini hikers 2nd hike of the year to Waiorongomai.

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U3A Travel Group Meeting Thursday, 23 February 2017, was the  first for the year.

Kerry Bowden gave us a brief description of the group she belongs to in Tauranga called “Friendship Force” which is part of an international organisation.

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Twelve members of Photography Group 1 started the year with a field trip to Omokoroa and invited members of the Photo Fun Group to join us as well.

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This time our group of eleven walked the track clockwise - previously we did it anti-clockwise. The first half or so is a steady climb on a fairly good track with not too many tree roots to avoid tripping over.

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Ideal weather prevailed forHikers 1 first tramp of 2017 and what better venue than the Tarawera Trail.

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February 11th Weekend Walkers welcomed 5 new members, 20 persons went on our first walk for 2017 to Aongatete Bush.

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U3A Tauranga Cycle Group commenced at the start of the Daisy Hardwick shared walkway, through McCardell's bush to Waihi Road and continued the Waikareao Estuary circuit.

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On 9th February 2017, twenty members of Hikers 2 group, including three new members on their first outing with us, completed the spectacular Kohi Reserve walk.

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I took a few photos yesterday on our First Mini Hikers' U3A Walk.  We had two visitors - a
Canadian and a Indonesian who are both out visiting members of our group.

Report from the Acoustic Performers Group,
February 1st saw the birth of a new group in U3A, The Acoustic Performers Group. We had our first get together at Cliff Road Hall yesterday with 12 attending but I know this will grow very quickly to our limit of 35.

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Weekend Walkers and the Cycle Group and friends Adventure to Barnetts  Bush 14th Jan.

18 persons in 5 cars met at 9.30am at Tauriko. As many/most had no idea where we were going I travelled in a separate car to Bob.

 

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