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Monday, January 26, 2015

SunLive - The Bay's news first


Should the jandal fence be reinstated at Mount Maunganui?


ATTENTION SPORT AND LEISURE CLUBS - This page is designated for weekly SPORTS DRAWS.

For inclusion in this column, only e-mail is accepted, with a deadline of 4pm each Tuesday to in WORD FORMAT (NO GRIDS/ TABLES, TABS OR EXCEL). Enquiries regarding draws can be made at Sport Bay of Plenty on Phone 07 578 0016. The hotline website is - please check this for draw details.

DRAW INFORMATION: For further information on Sports draws and results please phone the Info Hotline 07 578 3626.


Freestyle BMX Club - BMX Inc have a club night every Tuesday night. We meet at 17th Ave Skate Park at 4:30pm. A decision is then made as to what skate park we will go to. Participants must be 11 years or older to join the club. Helmets are compulsory and you should bring money for fish and chips. Check us out on facebook. Key word BMX Inc. For more info phone Paul on 027 742 1756 or 021 916 571.


Mount Maunganui RSA Chess Club - Meet every Monday night at Mount Maunganui R.S.A. Juniors (6:00pm – 7:30pm), seniors (7:00pm – 10:00pm). Contact Noel Pinic on 579 5412.


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.

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. 578 7534 after 12:30pm any day.

Te Puna Indoor Bowling Club  -  Every  Monday  7:15pm  at  the  TePuna  Memorial  hall.  For  more information phone Ian 579 3024.

Welcome Bay Indoor Bowling Club  -  Mondays,  names  in  by  7:15pm.  Welcome  Bay  Hall.  New members welcome. Come along and give bowls a go. Coaching available. Phone Jill 544 1941.


Kaimai Ramblers Tramping Group – Wednesday 28th Jan Wentworth Valley up to the tops and North to Gold Mount and return via Ridge Track. Easy/Mod, S/C 16km. 8am departure from carpark at Te Puna Hall. Roger 544 1622 – Lisa 5524854 – Marilyn 572 4304

Pack ‘n' Boots – Waikaremoana Tramps at Anniversary weekend – stay at Whakamarino lodge. Travel from Tauranga $32, some travel costs at the lake as well www.sportsground/packnboots. THIS WEEKEND IS NOW FULL
Shoestring Tramping – Saturday 31st January Otumoetai Salt Marshes. Meet Otumoetai Health Centre 9am Leader John phone 5763352. No travel charge

Tauranga Tramping Hikoi Group – Wednesday 28th Jan Green lake and lookout, Rotorua E/M $15. Meet at Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre 11th Ave 8am start. Please ring Jean 5788785 or Shirley 5786559

Tauranga Mid- Week Tramping Group - Wednesday 28th Jan. Ngamarama towards Te Tuhi and return. Grade easy, approximately 5.5 hours. Hard 7 hour option available. Phone Pat 5440670, Raewyn 5742429, or Sheryl 5743743.


Tauranga Ramblers Athletics Club – Tuesdays at Tauranga Domain All Weather Athletics Track 5:30pm Club Contact: MalcolmTaylor 07 5760000 027 2924411 email:

Smiths Sports Shoes Everyone's Run & Walk Thursdays Run/Walk. Maxwell's Road Reserve off Chapel Street. 3km & 5km Option. Register 5:15. Walk starts 5:45 pm, Run 6:00pm. Adults $5.00, Students $3.00. Organised by Tauranga Ramblers. Contact Malcolm Taylor 07 576 0000 email


A sheep keeping cool in a chimney. Photo by Julie McGowan.
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