If you wish to enjoy the benefits of improved balance, flexibility and energy and a calm mind then welcome to one or both of our yoga classes! Our tutor encourages us to celebrate our gains no matter how small or the level we are at, through stretching and breathing exercises appropriate to our age group. We are a mix of beginners and more proficient pupils, including some men.

Convener:    Peter Simmons
Phone:   576 0952
Tutor:   Maria Kerewaro
Venue:   St Stephen’s Church Hall, 15 Brookfield Terrace, Tauranga
Meetings:   Weekly on Thursday morning
Time:   9.30 - 11.00 am
Cost:   $7.00 for venue & tutor
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

If you wish to enjoy the benefits of improved balance, flexibility and energy and a calm mind then welcome to one or both of our yoga classes! Our tutor encourages us to celebrate our gains no matter how small or the level we are at, through stretching and breathing exercises appropriate to our age group. We are a mix of beginners and more proficient pupils, including some men.

Convener:    Sheena Spittles
Phone:   544 7039
Tutor:   Maria Kerewaro
Venue:   Wesley Methodist Small Hall, 13th Ave, Tauranga
Meetings:   Weekly on Tuesday morning
Time:   9.30 am – 11.00 am
Cost:   $7.00 for venue & tutor
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact Sheena

This group is continuing writing their own memoirs. Members share their latest story with the group and others may positively comment. Listening to others' experiences often prompts our own memories.

Convener:   Jean Akers
Phone:   562 3688
Venue:   Mainly Tauranga
Meetings:   4th Thursday in the month
Time:   9.45 am – 12  noon
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Christine, Ph 543 9483 or Tap or Click to e-mail
 

Our group enjoys writing short stories, poems and working with words.

Convener:    Anne Lawrence
Phone:   572 1540
Venue:   Mount Maunganui  
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Monday of the month  
Time:   9.30 am - 12 noon  
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Anne, Ph 579 0430 or Click to e-mail
 

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Create your own website for a Travel Blog, Family History or Small Business You can start to create your website within an hour, and this group will provide support and share ideas as you progress.

Convener:    Jim Pryor
Phone:   219 7840
Venue:   Matua
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Time:   9:30 am start
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

This is a relaxed, sociable group for members who like to walk for 2–3 hours on easier terrain than the Hikers. A certain level of fitness is required to make the walks enjoyable for everyone.  If you are able to walk around the Mount and along Pilot Bay within the space of an hour this will give you an approximate idea of the speed we walk at.  Car sharing is encouraged.

Convener:    Nancye Lucas
Phone:   543 0978
Convener:    Eileen Ammann
Phone:   576 3183
Venue:   Advised for each walk
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Saturday of the month
Time:   Advised for each walk
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

The group helps to maintain the U3A Tauranga website using Joomla. Members of the group learn about the design and development of web sites.

The group welcomes guests to the meetings and likes to receive feedback about the U3A site.

Convener:   Jim Pryor
Phone:   219 7840
Venue:   Matua
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Thursday
Time:   9.30 am – 11.30 am
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact the convener.
 

 

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This group provides the opportunity for members with some experience in playing the ukulele to meet for a weekly jam session on a Monday afternoon.

Convener:   Eileen Ammann  
Phone:   576 3183
Co-Convener:   June Pharo 
Phone:   542 3114
Venue:   Pavilion in Cliff Road (along from the Rose Gardens)
Cost   $2 to cover the venue
Meetings:   Every Monday
Time:   1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Christine, Ph 543 9483 or Tap or Click to e-mail
 

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Members and invited speakers tell the group about interesting travel they have done both at home and abroad.

Convener:    Annette McLachlan
Phone:   571 3188
Venue:   The Lounge,
Wesley Methodist Church, 13th Ave
Meetings:   4th Thursday of the month
Time:   9.45 am - 12 noon
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

The Sea
This is an endless subject, covering the make-up of the sea, animals/fish species, fishing, surfing, life-saving, all boats - e.g. tug boats, yachts, WWII ships, submarines, cruise liners - famous wrecks, tides, ghost ships etc – should be interesting and fun.

Convener:   Patricia (Pat) Chainey
Phone:   562 3366
Venue:   Pyes Pa area
Meetings:   2nd Tuesday of the month
Time:   1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Christine, Ph 543 9483 or Tap or Click to e-mail
 

Any U3A member can come anytime to sing songs new and old, learn something new and enjoy fellowship and fun.  Not a choir, just a group blending in song.

Convener:    Alan Plunkett  
Phone:   576 0397
Venue:   Elizabeth St West.  Community Hall 
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month
Time:   1.00 pm – 3.00 pm approx
 Cost:   $3.00 per visit – venue cost
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

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This group meets to share ideas on different aspects of Shakespeare’s works, his life and times and his legacy to us all.

 
Convener:     Lati Moodie
Phone:    572 0293
Co-Convener:     Jean Garmonsway
Phone:    579 1918
Venue:   Mainly in Bethlehem but occasionally elsewhere
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Mondays of each month
Time:   1.45 pm – 4.00 pm
Vacancies   Yes
To join the group - please contact the convener