Tauranga City

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Use it or you lose it! Most people make the decision to grow old whether they know it or not. Old age and the associated illnesses that come with it are big business. Prevention is the best medicine that one could invest in. If you are keen to keep fit and well with gentle exercise join one or both of the Yoga groups!

Convener:    Ninette Angelo
E-mail:   Tap or click here
Venue:   Wesley Methodist Hall, 13th Ave, Tauranga
Meetings:   Weekly on Tuesday morning
Time:   9.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
Cost:   $7.00 for venue & tutor
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Christine, Ph 543 9483 or Tap or Click to e-mail
 

The group has decided that the walks will be 2-3 hrs long. The group meets at the car pooling site at 8:50 for a 9:00am departure. Hikiing up to 1 hour radius of Tauranga and often ending with a coffee or light lunch, depending on the location of the hike

More members would be welcome. Contact Steve or Anne Withy.

Convener:     Steve Hayles
Phone:   574 1190
Mobile:   021 133 2911
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Venue:   Advised each hike
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month
Time:   Advised each walk
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

taiChi
This group is in recess, Tai-Chi  has many advantages.  It is an excellent and gentle way to stay flexible, improve balance, help ease arthritic joints and develop an inner strength, to mention but a few.

There is a $7 charge for the tutor and venue.

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Venue:   Otumoetai Sports and Recreation Club rooms at Fergusson Park,
Tilby Drive, off Levers Rd
Meetings:   In Recess
Time:   In Recess.
Vacancies   Yes
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Christine, Ph 543 9483 or Tap or Click to e-mail
 

Use it or you lose it! Most people make the decision to grow old whether they know it or not. Old age and the associated illnesses that come with it are big business. Prevention is the best medicine that one could invest in. If you are keen to keep fit and well with gentle exercise join one or both of the Yoga groups!

Convener:    Peter Simmons
Phone:    576 0952
Venue:   Hall in Cliff Rd near the Rose Gardens in town.
Meetings:   Weekly on Thursday morning
Time:   9.30 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.
Cost:   $6.00 for venue & tutor
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
 

We are a social hiking group with an emphasis on meeting people and talking as well as walking, exploring and appreciating scenic nature. Our hikes are day hikes in forests, parks, streams, and along coastlines in the Bay of Plenty region. A moderate level of fitness is required..

Convener: Dudley Wade-French
Phone: 576 3867
Convener: Celia Stevenson
Phone: 572 3554
Venue: Advised for each hike
Meetings: 2nd & 4th Thursday each month
Time: Whole day, Departure varies
from 8.00 – 9.00 a.m.
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

Hikers1
We provide fitness and fellowship for members who enjoy exploring our great outdoors.  We use Regional Parks, forest, beaches, lakes and areas of outstanding interest.  A good level of fitness is required and hikes can be 4 hours plus in length.


Convener: Kathy Gibbs
Phone: 574-9111
Joint Convener: Graham Fairless
Phone: 571-1002
Venue: Advised for each hike
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Wednesday each month
Time: Whole day, Departure varies
from 8.00 – 9.00 a.m.
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

CycleGrp
This is a fine weather group, so join in the rides and assist with ideas of places to cycle

Convener:    Robert Lucas
Phone:   543 0978
Venue:   As arranged
Meetings:   2nd and 4th Friday of the month
Time:   10.00 a.m. - 12.00 noon
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact the Convener
 
ThelmaCane
A group of ex-hikers who do shorter easier walks than the Hikers Groups. We walk together to enjoy the friendship of members and appreciate the beauty of the places we walk. We will pause to enjoy the scenery and take photos! Walks will be in bush and local areas and be 2-3 hours in length. A reasonable level of fitness is required.
Convener:    Thelma Cane
Phone:   574 6222
Joint Convener:   Barbara Procter
Phone:   574 5711
Venue:   Advised each hike
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month
Time:   Advised each hike
Vacancies   No, a waiting list for a second group has started.
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Marianne, Ph 021 804 403 or Click to e-mail

Tauranga Continuing Education Group

Tauranga Continuing Education Group aims to Providing older people with an opportunity to listen to prominent New Zealanders discussing topics of interest.  Many of the speakers come from the University of Waikato and others from business and local organisations.

Meetings are held at the Otumoetai Baptist Church, 241 Otumoetai Road, Tauranga, commencing at 10.00am 3rd Tuesday of the month.

For speaker details see the web site HERE