Tauranga City

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A group of people who enjoy reading and sharing books both fiction non-fiction. This group meets in the Tauranga/Mount area.

Convener:   Trish Tuckey
Phone:    926-9061
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   2nd Wednesdays of the month
Time:   1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.
Vacancies   Yes
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Kathleen, Ph 576 2175 or e-mail
 

shakespaere

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:    574 9028
Venue:   Members' homes as arranged
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Mondays of each month
Time:   2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Christine, Ph 543 9483 or Tap or Click to e-mail
 

AngelaDold

Do you enjoy writing but need a push to get you going?  Fiction, non-fiction, short stories, family stories, poetry, and other genre you might like to try.  Come and join a small, enthusiastic and eager-to-learn group.

Convener:   Angela Dold
Phone:   571-6767
Venue:   Contact Convener
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Monday of the month
Time:   9.30 a.m. – noon
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact the Convener
 

AngelaDold

Do you enjoy writing but need a push to get you going?  Fiction, non-fiction, short stories, family stories, poetry, and other genre you might like to try.  Come and join a small, enthusiastic and eager-to-learn group.

Convener:   Angela Dold
Phone:   571-6767
Venue:   Contact Convener
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Monday of the month
Time:   9.30 a.m. – noon
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact the Convener
 

Another group operating the same as Book Lovers 1

Convener:   Ingrid Rigg
Phone:    578-1110
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   2nd Tuesday of the month
Time:   1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact the Convener
 

A group of people who enjoy reading and sharing books while having coffee in a cafe setting.

Convener:    Bev Pitkethley
Phone:   579-2992
Venue:   Cafes arranged prior to each meeting
Meetings:   4th Monday of each month
Time:   1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m.
Vacancies   Yes
To join this group - please contact the convener.
 

This group is continuing writing their own memoirs after attending the' "Memoirs" group of 10 sessions.We each share our latest story with the group and others may comment (positively). Listening to others' experiences often prompts our own memories. Our inspiration for writing comes from an Image Jogger.

Convener:   Jean Akers
Phone:   07 562 3688
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Thursdays in the month
Time:   9.45 a.m. – 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
 

The pen is mightier than the sword (Richelieu 11). We wield our pens through interactive learning.  You are welcome to join us.

Convener:    Anne Lawrence
Phone:   07) 572 1540
Venue:   Members' homes as arranged  
Meetings:   2nd & 4th Monday of the month  
Time:   9.30 a.m. start  
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Anne, Ph 579 0430 or Click to e-mail
 

This is a six week course, based on Mike Patterson’s book, “With Love ..gifting your stories to your grandchildren.” Of course you don’t have to have grandchildren in order to join. Your stories could be for nieces, nephews or just writing for your own pleasure. At each session of just over two hours participants are expected to produce a story/memoir which will be shared with the group. Particular aspects of writing are discussed and positive critique is given.

Convener:    Jean Akers
Phone:   Contact Anne
Venue:   The Lakes
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Thursday of each month
Time:   9.45am – 12 pm
Vacancies   Yes.
To join the list for the next course - please contact Anne, Ph 579 0430 or Click to e-mail
 

This is a group of people who enjoy reading and sharing books, both fiction and non-fiction.  We are passionate about reading and have great fun in our discussions.

Convener:    Dianne Boyle
Phone:   578 6540
Venue:   Members’ homes as arranged
Meetings:   1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time:   1.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Kathleen, Ph 576 2175 or e-mail
 

A group of people who enjoy reading and sharing books both fiction and non-fiction.  This group meets in the Mount/Papamoa Area.

Convener:   Evelyn Grimley
Phone:    548 0999
Venue:   Cafes or homes as arranged
Meetings:   4th Monday of each month
Time:   1.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.
Vacancies   No
To join the waiting list for this group - please contact Kathleen, Ph 576 2175 or e-mail
 

Tauranga U3A

If you’re no longer in full time employment, have a need for mental stimulation and possess knowledge, skills and interests that you would like to share, discuss and pass on to others? Then U3A may be the answer.