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OUR DATES YOU SHOULD HAVE IN YOUR DIARY

 

 

PAEROA - MIXED NETBALL COMPETITION 

WHERE: Paeroa Netball Centre, King St PAEROA
WHEN: starts Wednesday 2nd October until 11th December
TIME: 5.30pm
REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Friday 27th September
COST: $200 per team
CONTACT: Josey McKain 027 698 0012 or joseymckain@yahoo.com.au
INFO: 
Put together a team and join the competition. Guaranteed fun for all
Team please provide your own umpire
 

 

 

PAEROA - FOUNDATION TOUCH NZ COACHING COURSES

WHERE: Paeroa Rugby & Sports Club, Tower St PAEROA
WHEN: Saturday 19th October
TIME: 9-11.30am
CONTACT: facebook.com/thamesvalleytouch
INFO: 
This course is compulsory for all coaches and assistant coaches
who would like to coach an IPS team
 

 

 

PAEROA - TOUCH RUGBY SKILLS & DRILLS DAY

WHERE: Paeroa Rugby & Sports Club, Tower St PAEROA
WHEN: Saturday 19th October 
TIME: 12.30 - 3.30pm
CONTACT: facebook.com/thamesvalleytouch
INFO: 
Skills and drills day for potential Thames Valley Touch IPS players and coaches

 

HAURAKI - COROMANDEL - MATAMATA/PIAKO 
FREE CHILD RESTRAINT CHECKS
INFO: 

A series of FREE Child Restraint checks has been organised around the 
Hauraki, Coromandel and Matamata Piako regions. 
No need to book, just come along and a qualified consultant will check
your capsule, restraint or booster are correctly fitted and answer any questions
you may have. 
The following is a list of venues, dates and times
NGATEA 
WHEN: Tuesday Oct 22nd
WHERE: Ngatea Hall carpark, 84 Orchard Road West 
TIME: 10am - 1pm

PAEROA
WHEN: 
Tuesday Oct 29th 
WHERE: Centennial Park carpark, Tower St 
TIME: 10am - 1pm\

WHITIANGA
WHEN: 
Tuesday Nov 5th
WHERE: Sports Centre carpark, Moewai Park Rd
TIME: 10am - 1pm

WAIHI
WHEN: 
Thursday Nov 14th
WHERE: Baptist Church carpark, 3 Gilmour St 
TIME: 10am - 1pm

WHANGAMATA
WHEN: 
Thursday Nov 21st
WHERE: RSA carpark, 324 Port Rd 
TIME: 10am - 1pm

MATAMATA
WHEN: 
Friday Nov 22nd
WHERE: Bible Church carpark, 11 Maura St 
TIME: 9am - 12pm

COROMANDEL 
WHEN: 
Tuesday Nov 26th 
WHERE: 100 Pound St
TIME: 10am - 1pm

MORRINSVILLE
WHEN: 
Wednesday Nov 27th 
WHERE: Presbyterian Church carpark, Canada St 
TIME: 9am - 12pm

TAIRUA 
WHEN: 
Thursday Dec 5th 
WHERE; Community Hall carpark SH25
TIME: 10am - 1pm

TE AROHA 
WHEN: 
Friday Dec 6th 
WHERE: Netball Club carpark
TIME: 9am - 12pm

 

 

 

NATIONAL HOLIDAY - LABOUR WEEKEND

AUCKLAND - Wesley College 75th Anniversary Reunion
WHEN: 
Saturday 25th to Monday 28th October 2019
WHERE: Wesley College Paerata AUCKLAND
INFO: 
www.wesley.school.nz for more information
Your invited to join the celebrations over labour weekend
to mark Wesley College 75 years since the school
was established.

 

 

PAEROA - THE ALTERNATIVE HALLOWEEN EVENT

WHERE: Paeroa Elim Church, Station Rd PAEROA
WHEN: Friday 1st November
TIME: 6-8.30pm
COST: $2 per person
THEME: World Cup Sports 
INFO: 
This is the annual Halloween alternative in association with Elim Church. 
Fun family evening with lots of prizes, food, games and much more

 

 

HIKUTAIA - HIKUTAIA HALL BENEFIT GARAGE SALE & SWAP MEET

WHERE: Hikutaia Hall
WHEN: Saturday 2nd November
TIME: 8am - 1pm
BUY A SITE: $10 per site or stall, available at Pioneer Tavern Hikutaia
CONTACT: Sue 07 862 4730
INFO: 
All welcome!
 

 

 

HAURAKI-COROMANDEL-MATAMATA-PIAKO
FREE 2019 DRIVER REFRESHER COURSE FOR 60+

INFO: 
A series of free Driver Refresher Courses for 60+ have been organised 
in association with Thames-Coromandel District Council, Hauraki District Council and
Matamata-Piako District Council. 
These workshops offer a range of advise and tips: 
*  Road rules & defensive driving tips
*  Intersection and roundabout tips
*  Medication and driving
*  Rural and urban driving
Light refreshments available with no tests or assessments
NOTE: classes are limited to 20 spaces so get in quick!
TIMES: All classes run from 9.15am - 1pm
DATES-VENUES
Paeroa

*  Hauraki District Council 1 William St PAEROA 
*  Thursday 8th August 
Te Aroha
*  Matamata-Piako District Council 35 Kenrick St TE AROHA
*  Thursday 15th August 
Morrinsville
*  Morrinsville Events Centre, 19 Ron Ladd Pl MORRINSVILLE 
*  Thursday 22nd August
Matamata
*  Matamata-Piako District Council, Tainui St MORRINSVILLE
*  Thursday 29th August 
Thames
*  Thames Civic Centre, Mary St THAMES
*  Wednesday 4th September 
Waihi
*  Waihi Baptist Church, Cnr Gilmore & Kenny Sts WAIHI
*  Wednesday 11th September
Ngatea
*  Ngatea Memorial Hall, Orchard West Rd NGATEA
*  Wednesday 18th September
Whangamata
*  Whangamata Baptist Church, 301 Port Rd WHANGAMATA
*  Wednesday 25th September
Whitianga 
*  Thames-Coromandel District Council 10 Monk St WHITIANGA
*  Thursday 24th October
Pauanui 
*  Pauanui Community Hall, 23 Centreway PAUANUI
*  Wednesday 30th October 
Coromandel
*  Thames-Coromandel District Council, 355 Kapanga Rd COROMANDEL
*  Wednesday 6th November 

 

 

 

 

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 - WAIATA SESSIONS

WHERE: Ngahutoitoi Pa, Ngahutoitoi Marae Road PAEROA
WHEN: Every Sunday
TIME: 10am
CONTACT: Glenys Te Moananui
COST: Free
INFO: 
"Nau mai, haere mai". Come along with your tamariki 
for an hour of singing. If you play an instrument come along as well
Open to any waiata you would like to contribute and teach. 
All welcome

 

 

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

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

 

THAMES - SOUP ON SUNDAY

WHERE: St James Church, Cnr Pollen & Pahau Sts THAMES
WHEN: Every 2nd Sunday 
TIME: 4.30 - 6.30pm
INFO: 
Come along for a warm soup and a friendly chat. 
All welcome
 

 

 

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