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PAEROA - PAEROA 24 FIT CLUB 10 WEEK 

                  BOOT CAMP CHALLENGE

WHERE: Paeroa Scout Hall, Wood St PAEROA
WHEN: Runs from 30th April to 5th July
DAYS: Tuesdays & Fridays
TIMES: 6am & 6pm classes
COST: $5 per week, unlimited classes
INFO: 
Come along for a circuit training style fitness for
all levels. All welcome

 

THAMES - FUTURE LIVING SKILLS

WHERE: Thames Community Centre, Mackay St THAMES
WHEN: Tuesday nights from May 7th to June 4th (5 weeks)
TIME: 6.30 - 8pm
COST: $2 - $10
CONTACT: See the website "sustainable living" or 
                   email: T3coregroup@gmail.com
INFO: 
Learn about sustainability at home; practical skills in 
food growing, energy efficiency, minimising waste, 
building and restoration and much more
Each week covers a different subject

 

 

HAMILTON - MAORI TECH SHOWCASE

WHERE: Claudelands, Cnr Brooklyn Rd & Heaphy Tce HAMILTON
WHEN: Tuesday May 21st 
TIME: From 12pm
CONTACT: Barney Wharakura on barney.wharakura@tainui.co.nz OR
                   021 420 767
INFO: 
Following on from last years success, Waikato-Tainui in association with 
Te Waka Waikato Economic Development Agency present this afternoon/evening.
Get your students, school, company in front of a worldwide audience as well as Maori
Tech business leaders, companies and more. 
*  12-3pm - Rangatahi / Kura Showcase
*  3.30-5.30pm - Stakeholder function (Invitation only)
*  6-8.30pm - Business evening (Open to all)

 

 

HAURAKI - HAURAKI DISTRICT COUNCIL CITIZEN & YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Nominations are now open. These awards acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of every day citizens, 
who have contributed positively to our communities through their dedication and community spirit. 
Nominations close: June 4th 
Awards Ceremony: August 14th 
Contact: For more information or to complete a nomination form go to: 
                www.hauraki-dc.govt.nz/awards

 

 

PAEROA - MAHI PUTEA (FREE BUDGETTING COURSE)

WHEN: Starts Thursday 23rd May until 6th June (5 weeks)
TIMES & VENUES: 
             *   10am - 12pm - 
Paeroa Resource Centre, Mackay St PAEROA
             *   6-8pm - Paeroa Central School, Wood St PAEROA
COST: Free
CONTACT: To register or for more information: 
                   07 862 6110 or email budgeting@pc.org.nz 
INFO: 
Free 5 week budgeting course for all ages and income types.
Complimentary morning tea or supper provided.

 

 

PAEROA - NGATI TARA TOKANUI HUI-A-IWI

WHERE: Ngahutoitoi Pa, Ngahutoitoi Marae Rd PAEROA
WHEN: Sunday 26th May
TIME: 10am
INFO: 
Agenda: 
1.  Update on building project
2.  Ahurei

 

 

NATIONAL - ZONTA WOMEN'S STUDY SCHOLARSHIP

ZONTA  invites applilcation from women over 25 years who wish to pursue further education 
in 2019 and/or 2020. 
To obtain an application: 
Phone: Chris Hovell 021 514 674
Email: cchovell@gmail.com
Applications close: 24th May 2019 

 

 

HAMILTON - WOMENS LIFESTYLE EXPO

WHERE: Claudelands Arena, Brooklyn Rd HAMILTON
WHEN: Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th May
TIME: 10am both days
COST: $10 adults, Under 12 FREE (door sales only)
INFO: 
The Womens Lifestyle Expo is a 2 day event for 
women of all ages. 
With more than 180 companies showcasing everything from 
make up to jewellery, business products to to travel and heaps more

 

HAMILTON - WAIKATO BABY EXPO 2019

WHERE: Claudelands Arena, Brooklyn Rd HAMILTON
WHEN: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June
TIME: 9am both days
COST: Free online tickets until 20th June
            $5 door sales on the day
            Under 16s free
INFO: 
Discover all you need to know for you, pregnancy and your child
With up-to-date advice from a diverse range of exhibits, expos, 
products and services.
Complimentary creche, extra wide aisles, baby change and mother rooms
are provided on site to make your visit convenient and hassle free

 

 

PAEROA - PAEROA COLLEGE SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM
                  AUCTION RACE NIGHT

WHERE: Paeroa War Memorial Hall 
WHEN: Friday 2nd August 
TIME: Doors open 6pm
COST: $300 per sponsors table of 10, includes complimentary drinks
            to start off with, funny money for (funny money auction), continuous
            food throughout the night
AGES: 18+ event
INFO: 
Fun exciting social night out. With awesome prizes to win in auction. 
All proceeds to the Paeroa College Senior Boys Basketball team to attend
the BBNZ SEcondary Schools Premiership in Palmerston North in September

 

 

WEEKLY HAURAKI MARKETS

COROMANDEL TOWN: 
WHERE: 
Wharf Rd (Beside BNZ Bank)
WHEN: Friday mornings

THAMES: 
WHERE: 
Grahams Town THAMES
WHEN: Saturday mornings
TIME: 8am - 12pm

TAIRUA:
WHERE: 
Tairua Main St TAIRUA
WHEN: 1st Saturday of every month
TIME: 9am - 1pm

PAEROA: 
WHERE:
Paeroa Main St PAEROA
WHEN: Every Sunday morning 
COST: $5 for stall site
CONTACT: Moira 862 9233 or Dawn 862 7452

KAIAUA:
WHERE
: Kaiaua Township
WHEN: Last Sunday of the month
CONTACT: 09 232 2505 for details

KARANGAHAKE:
WHERE: Karangahake Hall KARANGAHAKE GORGE
WHEN: 4th Sunday of the month
TIME: 9am - 2pm
COST: $10 per table site
CONTACT: Moira 862 9233 or Dawn 862 7452

COROGLEN:
WHERE: Coroglen Hall COROGLEN
WHEN: Every Sunday
TIME: 9am - 1pm

WHANGAMATA:
WHERE: Council carpark, Port Rd WHANGAMATA
WHEN: Every Sunday
TIME: 9am - 1pm

 

 

REGULAR WEEKLY EVENTS

 

PAEROA & WAIHI - DEVICE ADVICE 

WHERE: 
*   Paeroa Library Cnr Willoughby & MacKay Sts PAEROA
*   Waihi Library Kenny St WAIHI
INFO
This is a free service offered by Paeroa & Waihi Librarians
Offering help and advise with your laptop, phone, ipad
Call into the library and speak to any of the librarians

 

THAMES - LEVEL UP DANCE CLASSES 

WHERE: Thames Youth Centre, Kirkwood St THAMES
WHEN: Every Tuesdays
TIMES: 3.30-4.30pm - 6-18 yr olds
             4.30-5.30pm All whanau
COST: Free

 

 

PAEROA - FREE PARENTS/GRANDPARENTS COURSE

WHERE: Elim Church, 77 Station Road PAEROA
WHEN: Every Tuesday
TIME: 7-8.30pm
CONTACT: Shane 07 862 7671,  027 712 0092 or shane.elim02@gmail.com
                    to register or for more information
INFO:
Video series and discussion group
 

 

THAMES - WHARE AROHA OP SHOP

WHERE: Richmond Street THAMES, off the courtyard behind the Brian Boru.
CONTACT: Find them on facebook: Te Korowai Hauora O Hauraki Whare Aroha 
                    Opportunity Shop
INFO:
Reasonably priced 2nd hand clothing.
All proceeds are put toward funding new health initiatives which enables Te Korowai
to reach out to more of our community in need
 

 

PAEROA - BOYS & GIRLS CAN COOK

NOTE!! This will resume in TERM 2

WHERE: Carehouse, Willoughby St PAEROA
WHEN:
Monday nights  - Boys
Wednesday nights - Girls
TIME: 5-7pm
COST: Gold coin donation
INFO:
Cooking classes for boys and girls

 

PAEROA - SPECIAL NEEDS DISCO

WHERE: Paeroa Co-Op Parish, Cnr Willoughby & MacKay Sts PAEROA
WHEN: Every Fortnight Thursday
COST: Gold coin donation
INFO: 
BYO lunch
Operates during school term

 

PAEROA - FRIDAY NIGHT FRENZIES

NOTE!! This will resume in TERM 2

WHERE: Paeroa Carehouse, Willoughby St PAEROA
WHEN: Friday nights
TIME: 6-8pm
COST: Gold coin donation
CONTACT: Mel Budge 07 862 9129
INFO:
Activities vary from week to week
Cost includes light meal at the end of the night

 

PAEROA - PAEROA COMMUNITY MEALS

WHERE: Elim Church, Station Rd PAEROA
WHEN: 1st & 3rd Friday of the month
TIME: 5.30 - 7pm
COST: koha
INFO:
All welcome, come along and enjoy a cooked meal and friendly
conversation.

 

 

PAEROA - PAEROA TOWNSHIP STREET MARKETS

WHERE: Paeroas Main Street 
WHEN: Every Sunday
COST: $5 per site
CONTACT: Moira 862 9233 or Dawn 862 7452 or dawndan@farmside.co.nz
INFO: 
Produce, crafts, books and much more
All site fee proceeds to the Karangahake Hall Fund

 

 

KARANGAHAKE - KARANGAHAKE HALL MARKETS

WHERE: Karangahake Hall 
WHEN: Every 4th Sunday of the month
COST: $10 a table
CONTACT: Moira 862 9233 or Dawn 862 7452 or dawndan@farmside.co.nz
INFO: 
Produce, crafts, food, books and much more
All site fee proceeds to the Karangahake Hall Fund
 

 

 

PAEROA - PAEROA SENIORNET CLASSES

WHERE: Paeroa Co Op Parish Hall, off Willoughby St PAEROA
WHEN: Tuesday afternoons
TIME: 1.30 - 3.30pm
INFO:
Classes set up to help the elderly with new technology eg: computers etc

 

 

TE AROHA - JUSTICE OF THE PEACE SERVICE DESK

WHERE: Citizens Advice Bureau 137 Whittaker St TE AROHA
WHEN: Wednesdays
TIME: 11am
CONTACT: Eric Russell eriwen@farmside.co.nz
INFO:
A Justice of the Peace will be on site to attend to your requirements.
No appointment necessary

 

THAMES - CHILL OUT SATURDAYS AT THE YOUTH CENTRE

WHERE: Youth Centre THAMES
WHEN: Every Saturday
AGES: 12-24 years
INFO:
Youth centre is open on Saturdays to play pool, fooseball or just chill out

 

 

HELPFUL SERVICES

 

WAIKATO - HAURAKI - TE WHARE ORA PROGRAMME

CONTACT: Phone: 0800 WHARE ORA
                   Email: WhareOra@dhb.health.nz
                   Website: www.waikatodhb.health.nz/your-health/wellbeing-in-the-waikato/whare-ora
INFO: 
This service is offered by the Waikato District Health Board and offers a FREE initiative that
supports whanau to create healthier homes, that are warmer, drier and safer. 
Some of the products in the programme include: heating devices, double lined curtains, 
mould kits, drought stoppers and more. 
Contact the team at Whare Ora to see if you are elligible to be referred or for more info.

 

HAURAKI HEALTH SERVICES

TE KOROWAI HAUORA O HAURAKI OFFICES
Thames
- 07 868 0033
Paeroa - 07 862 9284
Te Aroha - 07 884 9208
Coromandel - 07 866 8084
Whitianga - 07 869 5244

 

MEDICAL CENTRES & PROVIDERS
Colville Community Health Centre - 07 866 6618
Coromandel Family Health - 07 866 8500
Paeroa Medical Centre - 07 862 8755
Tairua Medical Rooms- 07 864 8737
Health Te Aroha - 07 884 8053
Pauanui Medical Rooms - 07 864 8404
Thames Medical Centre - 07 868 9444
Waihi Health Centre - 07 863 8195
Waihi Family Doctors - 07 863 2112
Whitianga Medical Centre - 07 866 5911

HOSPITALS
Thames - 07 868 0040   Visiting Hours 11am - 1pm and 4pm - 8pm
Whitianga - 07 866 5483
Waihi - 07 863 8089
Te Aroha - 07 884 8415 or 07 884 8519 or 07 884 8521

 

PATAKA KAI - COMMUNITY PANTRIES
Pataka Kai is a community and/or resident led inititative, offering a community solution to an 
immediate or local need, whether it be a need for food or a need to give the movement facilitates neighbours helping neighbours.  
Remembering to "TAKE WHAT YOU NEED & GIVE WHAT YOU CAN" motto

The following is a list of Pataka Kai within the HAURAKI COMMUNITY, please note days may vary depending on resources 
and availability:

PAEROA
Where: 
Paeroa Information Hub (behind the building) 101 Normanby Rd PAEROA
When: From 12pm 

MIRANDA
Where: 1238 Miranda Road MIRANDA
When: 9am - 9pm

THAMES
Where: Hauraki Terrace THAMES
When: From Wednesday 6th Feb
INFO: 
This is a community garden servicing the immediate area.
Monthly working bees are held to encourage community participation and learning
but is hoped that the community will eventually take ownership of the working bees.  

 

PAEROA - PAEROA COMMUNITY BUS

WHEN: Available Tuesdays and Fridays
COST: gold coin donation
CONTACT: Val Sparks 862 7346
INFO:
TUESDAYS: Thames outings
FRIDAYS: For doc appointments, grocery shopping, bank visits etc (Paeroa residents only)
Wheelchair friendly. Available for community outings

 

 

HAURAKI - HAURAKI DISTRICT JUNIOR RUGBY LEAGUE CLUBS
                    Junior / Mini Mods Competition Starts 

WHEN: Sunday 5th May 
CONTACTwww.facebook.com/hauraki-district-rugby-league to find your nearest club. 

Hauraki District Clubs include: 
*   Morrinsville Bulls - MORRINSVILLE
*   Hauraki Tigers - PAEROA
*   Manaia Makos - COROMANDEL
*   Hoterini - THAMES
*   Mercury Bay Boars - WHITIANGA

Junior age groups include: 
Under 6s, 7s, 9s, 11s, 13s, 15s and 17s

 

 

THAMES - FAMILY SAFETY SERVICES

CONTACT: 07 868 8320
CONTACT PERSON: Jenna Dellabarca
INFO:

This is a free service that offers a range of helpful programmes for men, women and whanau
There is also a range of frequently held group sessions.
Call for more information
 

PAEROA - FREE BUDGETING SERVICE

WHERE: Paeroa Resource Centre Cnr Willoughby & MacKay Sts PAEROA
CONTACT: 07 862 6110 to book an appointment

 

PAEROA - MEALS ON WHEELS

CONTACT: Sharon at the Resource Centre 07 862 6110 for more info
COST: $6 per meal delivered once a week
INFO: 
This service offers a ready made, frozen delicious dinner, delivered to 
your doorstep once a week
 

 

HAURAKI/WAIKATO - HOME ASSIT FREEPHONE SERVICE

CONTACT: 0508 246 632 (0508 2 HOME A)
COVERS: All Hauraki Areas and Morrinsville, Matamata, Waharoa, Tokoroa, Tirau & Mangakino

 

PAEROA-WAIHI-NGATEA - LIBRARIES HOUSEBOUND SERVICES

CONTACTS:
Paeroa Library 07 862 7194
Waihi or Ngatea Library contact  HDC 07 862 8609
or email libraries@hauraki-dc.govt.nz
INFO:
In house service offers a library on wheels for members of urban Paeroa, Waihi & Ngatea
districts who are unable to get into the local libraries for health or disability reasons
 

 

PAEROA - AA MEETINGS

WHERE: 1 Corbett St PAEROA
WHEN: Every Sunday
TIME: 10.30am
CONTACT: Phone Carey 07 862 6843 or 027 683 8058