Convener:    Janet Tullis
Phone:   543 5460
Sub Convener:    Brian Byrne
Phone:   578 0025
Venue:   Members Homes; Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Papamoa
Meetings:   2nd Thursday of each month
Time:   2pm - 4pm
Vacancies   Yes

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:   Tauranga - Devonport Rd
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:   Tauranga - Devonport Rd
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Monday of the month
Time:   9.30 a.m. – noon
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:   Tauranga - Grinz Cafe
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.
 

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:   Papamoa - Zone Cafe
Meetings:   4th Monday of each month
Time:   1.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.
Vacancies   No
 

Another group operating the same as Book Lovers 1

Convener:   Ingrid Rigg
Phone:    578-1110
Venue:   Pyes Pa / Greerton
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 both fiction non-fiction. This group meets in the Tauranga/Mount area.

Convener:   Trish Tuckey
Phone:    926-9061
Venue:   Tauranga / Otumoetai
Meetings:   2nd Wednesdays of the month
Time:   1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.
Vacancies   Yes
 
 

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:   Tauranga / Bethlehem mainly
Meetings:   1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time:   1.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.
Vacancies   No
 

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

Convener:   Jean Akers
Phone:   07 562 3688
Venue:   Mainly Tauranga
Meetings:   4th Thursday 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.

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

Convener:    Anne Lawrence
Phone:   07 572 1540
Co-Convener:    Alison McLean
Phone:   07 542 3995
Venue:   Mount Maunganui  
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
 

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
Co-Convener:     Jean Garmonsway
Phone:    579 1918
Venue:   Mainly in Bethlehem but occasionally elsewhere
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
 

This is a six session 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 read a memoir which will be shared with the group. Particular aspects of writing are discussed and positive critique is given.

Convener:    Jean Akers
Phone:   562 3688
Venue:   The Lakes
Meetings:   1st & 3rd Thursday of each month
Time:   9.45am – 12 pm
Vacancies   No
To join the next course please contact Anne, Ph 579 0430 or Click to e-mail
 

 

Latest Newsletter:

September 2018 Newsletter


 

 

News from Other Organisations:

 

Spirit of adventure - adult voyage

Details here


Waikato University presentations;

Waikato University has a useful and interesting series of public presentations that are sometimes in Tauranga, details can be found by following this link:

https://events.waikato.ac.nz


House of Science

House of Science need volunteers for driving and to help fix some broken equipment.

Details here:

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.

 Details here: