Sports Draws


Tauranga Badminton Club

Play Badminton for fun, fitness or competition. All options, coaching and free use of club racquets. Aquinas College Events Centre, Pyes Pa. Monday's from 7.30-9.30pm. Fees yet to be set, casual fee currently $10 per night. Contact Sue: 0211944335


Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club

Meet every Monday night at Mount Maunganui R.S.A. Juniors (6pm to 7pm) Seniors (7pm to 10pm) Contact Noel Pinic on 07 579 5412

Mount Chess Club

Meets 1pm to 4pm every Monday afternoon at the Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd Mt Maunganui. The only place you can play standard time control chess in Tauranga. Contact Bob Smith on 5755845 or 0274786282.


Bethlehem Indoor Bowls

Mondays 7:30pm at the Bethlehem Hall. People of all ages welcome. For more information, contact Maxine 578 2481 or Wendy 578 2585.

Gate Pa Indoor Bowling Club

Wed 3rd May - Club night - 7.30pm Championship finals. 7.0pm

Greerton Indoor Bowls

Fri 28th April – Club Night

Fri 5th May – Night Tournament (2 plates per person pls)

South City Indoor Bowls

Tues 2nd May – Open Fours Tournament (Plate & Raffle item)

Tauranga Senior Citizens Club

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm. Names in by 12:45pm please. Everyone welcome. Coaching Saturday. Join in the fun. Phone club daily on 07 578 7534 after 12:30pm any day

Te Puna Indoor Bowling Club

Every Monday 7:15pm at the Te Puna Memorial Hall. For more information phone Ian on 07 5793024


Tauranga BOP Petanque Association

Each Sunday and Tuesday for general play, Saturday for more competitive play at Blake Park, 1pm weather permitting. All equipment, coaching available. Contact Jo Anne on 07 578 3606 / 021 836 067

Bayfair Petanque Club.

Russley Drive. Tues & Thursdays at 1pm. Equipment & Coaching available at this friendly club. Phone Margie on 07 542 0084 or 021 029 37459


Athletics Tauranga Inc. (Tauranga Ramblers) Club Nights

Tuesdays at 5:30pm Tauranga Domain – All weather athletics, all welcome. All athletics and running enquiries to Malcolm Taylor on 07 576 0000 or 027 292 4411 / email:

Smith's Sports Shoes Everyone's Run Walk

Thursdays (Daylight Saving) – Fergusson Park, 3km & 5km options waterfront. Entries from 5:15pm. Students $3, Adults $5

Measured course, times recorded with results available next day on

$100 weekly spot prize voucher with minor spot prizes. Prize giving at Fergusson Park. All welcome. Contact Malcolm on 027 292 4411. Organised by Athletics Tauranga Inc. (Tauranga Ramblers)


Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group

Wed 3rd May - Franklin Rd to Tui Rd via Tui Mine. Grade mod, approx. 6.5 hrs. Contact Garth on 075757293

Hikoi Group

Wed 3rd May - Repeater station/Mclarens Falls. Meet at Greerton. Grade: E. Cost $10. Contact Ans – 5770997, 0272417012,

Kaimai Ramblers

Wed 3rd May - Rotorua Lakes: Tarawera Landing, boat trip to Hot Water Beach and tramping back to the landing. Easy/Mod, S/C. (12 km) - 8.00 am departure Palm Beach Plaza, Papamoa. Contact: Roger 07 544 1622 / Lisa 07 552 4854

Pack n Boots

Sat 6th May - Omokoroa Circuit Meet Bethlehem Hall 9am Leader Marg 5769077 Travel $5

Sun 7th May - Bike Ohope Adventure. Easy cycling. Depart Papamoa 8.00am or meet at Ohope Beach carpark at the bottom of the hill by the changing sheds at 9.30am. Ring Leader David to confirm. Ph: 07 5443827 Travel from Papamoa. Cost $11

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