This group is for those reasonably accomplished in ukulele, banjo, guitar or mandolin.  They intend to lead community sing-a-longs and perform for small fund raising events but this is optional. Their main emphasis is on having fun at the jams.

Please contact:  Reg Clothier or Lang Pringle for more detail of the group's function in the community.

Convener:    Reg Clothier
Email, prefered contact:  
Phone:   022 011 4776
Sub Convener:   Lang Pringle
Phone:   576 5551   Mobile: 021 030 9627
Venue:   Cliff Road Hall
Meetings:   Every Wednesday of each month from 16 Jan - 11 Dec
Time:   1.10 pm for 1:30 start – 3.30 pm
Cost:   $2.00
Vacancies   No
To be placed on a waiting list for this group - please contact the co-ordinator, Raewyn Gallagher email or
phone 562 8375
 

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:    Judith Keys
Phone:   579 1935
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
 

As well as showing DVD's the group intends to go to live performances

Convener:    Kathleen Fraser
Phone:    576 2175
E-mail    
Venue:   Hairini
Meetings:   1st Wednesday of each month
Time:   1.00 pm
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact the Convener

Members host a CD or DVD concert in their home or in another member’s home if they do not have suitable facilities.  To broaden our knowledge of music we also explore the background of great composers.

Convener:    Ross and Pam Henderson
Phone:   543 3133
email:   <>
Venue:   Tauranga / Mount
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month
Time:   1.15 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact the Convener
 

This group enjoys an opera in a member’s home.  One member chooses the opera and each member researches the opera and the artists prior to the viewing.  Following the opera members discuss the performance of the opera and the artists.

Convener:    Rob Heath
Phone:   574 6468
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged, alternating Tauranga / Mount
Meetings:   2nd Tuesday of the month
Time:   1.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group please contact the Convener
 

This group enjoys any style of music, with members taking turns to prepare a programme of their choice and explain why they enjoy the music selected.

Convener:    Judy Elms
Phone:   576 2277
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged, Tauranga / Papamoa
Meetings:   3rd Thursday of the month
Time:   1.30 pm - 4.00 pm
Vacancies   No
 

Members take turns to arrange a programme for meetings, using mainly CDs or DVDs.  All that is needed is a love of classical music.  Programmes can be arranged to be held in the home of someone who has suitable equipment if you have none.

Convener:   Betty Bishop
Phone:     544 6195
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Mondays of the month
Time:   1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Anne, Ph 579 0430 or Click to e-mail
 

We are a social group who share a love of Jazz and Blues music. Programmes include CD compilations and occasional DVD screenings. We have some enjoyable evenings together.
This group meets in the Papamoa/Mount area.

Convener:    Ken Rose
Phone:   572 4472
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged, Papamoa/Mount
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Thursday of each month
Time:   7.00 pm - 9.30 pm
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Anne, Ph 579 0430 or Tap or Click to e-mail
 

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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