The Ancient History group discusses anything historical from prehistoric humans up to the Fall of Byzantium in 1453. No geographical region is ruled out, but discussion generally focusses on the ancient civilizations of the Middle East, the Mediterranean and Europe.
In 2018, it is planned to start each session with a talk about some aspect of ancient Greece or Rome, the later part of the session being open for discussion on any relevant topics which members care to raise.

Convener:    Chris Hector
Phone:   548 2704
Venue:   Mainly Bethlehem
Meetings:   2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
Time:   9.45 a.m. – Noon
Vacancies   No   

News from Other Organisations:

House of Science

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

If you can help, check their website for further information:

or contact Pam:

Pam Bassett

GM House of Science Tauranga 

1/100 Grey Street 


07 5710711



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 2018 speaker details see the web site HERE