What’s on

by Laurie Willetts

Dargaville

57 Squadron (Dargaville) Air Training Corps

Mondays 6.30–9.00pm at the Dargaville Aero Club. For boys and girls aged 13–18 years. For more info contact Gordon on 021 262 0547.

Acoustic Music Blackboard Concert  

1st Thursday of the month, 7pm–9.30pm, Kaipara Community Centre, Hokianga Rd, Dargaville. $2 entry, $2 raffle. Performers and audience welcome. Phone Allan 09 439 6933 or 021 439 697.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Tuesday Traditions Group meets 7pm at the Lighthouse Church building on the corner of Parore and Normanby Streets. Phone 09 439 5248 or ladies call 020 4082 1373.

Alzheimer’s ‘Carer’ Support Group

meets third Tuesday of the month 10–11.30am at St John Ambulance Hall Dargaville. Phone Maxine (Kaipara Community Adviser) 022 916 068.

Arapohue Tennis Club

Social tennis Mon nights 6.15-Dark. Courts at Mititai Road, Arapohue A&P Showgrounds. Come along & join in. Enquiries Ph 09 439 2512 or 09 439 2154.

Art classes

7–9pm Tuesdays. Private tuition, cleaning and restoring painting, and commissions also available, phone 09 439 0255.

Blokart Sailing

Regular social sailing at Glinks, Baylys and Ruakaka beaches. Contact Greg Schultz 09 431 6863 or itzgreg@xtra.co.nz.

Community Lunch 

Every Thursday noon–1.30 pm at Riverside Christian Centre, 1 Beach Road. Free lunch available to all. Transport available in town. Ph 09 439 8887

Dargaville Aero Club

Learn to fly, free of tuition charges. Gyrocopter, Texan, Stork, Contact Peter phone 09 439 1628 for further information.

Dargaville Bridge Club

Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Memorial Park, Logan Street. Call Peter 022 405 6439

Dargaville Cancer Support Group

Fourth Tuesday of the month at 1pm at the Kaipara Community Health Centre conference room. Contact Ken 09 439 4452

Dargaville Citizens Advice Bureau

37 Hokianga Rd, Dargaville open weekdays 10am to 1pm. Ph 09 439 6100 email dargaville@cab.org.nz.

Dargaville Day Badminton

Mondays 10am at the Town Hall (back entrance). Call Lynley Clements ph 439 8160 or Anneke van der Putte ph 027 334 5515.

Dargaville Girls Brigade

For girls 5–15 yrs. Thursdays after school 3–5pm, held at Baptist Church, Victoria St, Dargaville. Call Pauline 021 263 7446.

Dargaville Healing Rooms

7pm-8.30pm. Tuesdays at the Lion of Judah Building, River Road, Dargaville. All Welcome. Free. No appointment necessary. Visit Dargaville Healing Rooms on Facebook.

Dargaville Militaria Collectors Club

Lions Club Hall Hokianga Road, opposite old Post Office, at 7.30pm. For more information, phone secretary Mike, 09 439 8800

Dargaville Quilters

Meet third Tuesday of the month 10am–2pm, 43 Tirarau Street, Dargaville (old CMA building). New members welcome. Phone 09 439 1598.

Dargaville Scout Group

For boys and girls aged 6–99 years at 23 Onslow Street. All info on door or phone Dianne on 09 283 2006.

Dargaville Senior Net

Open Day on the third Monday of the month at 1pm. All welcome Contact Dot 09 439 1711 or Heather 09 439 4452.

Dargaville Women’s Club

Meet third Thursday of every month 10am at Memorial Park Kiosk. New members welcome, phone Marilyn 09 439 6648.

Floral Art Club

meet third Wednesday of the month at the Greenways Centre Tirarau Street, 1pm. Contact Margaret Pinny 09 439 4560.

Justices of the Peace Signing Desk

Justices of the Peace will be available on the first and third Thursday of each month at the Dargaville Library from 11am–1pm.

Kaipara Grey Power

Every third Friday of the month. Dargaville Methodist Church. More info call June 09 439 1736.

Kaihu Valley Music Club

Every third Sunday, from 1–4pm. Everyone welcome. Contact John or May 09 439 0827.

Kaipara Budgeting Service

Free and Confidential Monday to Friday 9am–1pm, back of the Lighthouse Church, 80 Normanby St. Dargaville. Ph 09 439 8592

Kaipara Ukulele Orchestra

Tuesdays 6–7pm New members are welcome – either expert or beginners. Phone Sharon on 027 439 5634 or 09 439 5634.

Kaipara Vintage Machinery Club

open and operating Wednesday and Saturday. New members and volunteers welcome. Something to interest both men and women, come and get involved. Ph 09 439 7108 or 09 439 4614.

Kumarani Productions

Tuesdays 6–7.30pm Youth class. Tuesdays 8–9.30pm Fire Jam. Thursday 10.30–noon under 5s movement & balance class. Thursday 4–5.30pm performance youth group. 15 Onslow Street. Call 09 439 5152.

Leisure Marching

Dargaville Town Hall, Tuesday 3.45–4.45pm anyone interested phone Elizabeth 027 283 1280.

Mainly Music

Every Wednesday 10–11am at the Dargaville Baptist Church, Victoria Street. $2 per child or $3 per family. Phone Rebecca 09 439 1499.

Northern Wairoa Indoor Bowls Club Nights

Start at 7.30pm. Monday Parish, Tuesday Ruawai, Wednesday Dalmatian Hall. For more info contact Warren Younger 027 478 5102 or 09 439 6155 evenings.

Northern Wairoa Young Farmers

meet second Thursday of every month, for more information check out our Facebook page.

Northland Kenpo Karate

Self Defence School. Adults and children. Phone Ron on 021 567 607.

Petanque

Mondays at 10am at the Sports Complex. Phone 09 439 7798.

Shaolin Kempo & Tai Chi Chuan

M,T,W & Sat Ph Nick (Both) 021 439 673 Stuart (Kempo) 027 536 2904 Joanne (Tai Chi) 021 850 998.

Squash Club Night

Wednesday nights from 6pm at Dargaville Squash Club. Contact Nick Bishop 027 555 2098.

Stitches and Craft

5 Cranley Street, Dargaville. 10am–4pm Tuesday and Friday. Contact Lois 027 473 0598 for further details.

Te Kopuru Playcentre

welcomes new members, open Tuesday and Thursdays 9am–12.30pm for newborn to 6 years old. 3 Norton Street next door to primary school. Further information email te.kopuru@playcentre.org.nz or phone 09 439 0083

The Dargaville Menz Shed  

Open Tuesday and Thursday each week 10am–3pm. New members welcome. For more info phone Brian 09 439 6175 or Paul 09 974 7685.

Kaiwaka

Kaipara Young Farmers – Last Thursday of each month, 7pm, at Three Furlongs Bar and Grill 1942 State Highway 1, Kaiwaka. Contact chairman Kurtis Danks 021 159 8453 kwdanks@gmail.com.

Kaiwaka Scottish Country Dance Club – Kaiwaka War Memorial Hall, Wednesdays 10am–noon. Teacher: Elaine 027 432 0032 Secretary: Megan 021 275 3007.

Mangawhai

Mangawhai Bowling Club – Housie/Bingo held every Friday at the Mangawhai Club. Contact Jan 09 423 9511 or 09 431 5371

Maungaturoto

Otamatea Community Services – Free shopping trip to Whangarei, leaves Maungaturoto 9.30am. 2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of the month. 09 431 9080 to book.

Ruawai

Ruawai Lions Club – Dinner Meeting third Thursday of the month 6.30pm at Ruawai Sports Club. Info: Rosemary 027 210 2008 or Dorothy 09 439 2557