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Monday, July 28, 2014

SunLive - The Bay's news first


If you died would you donate your organs?

Yes - I would donate
No - I wouldn't due to medical beliefs
No - I wouldn't for medical reasons
No - I am not a donor
I would let my family decide
I don't know

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.


Running with Bay Sportsmed Tauranga Ramblers – Saturday 26th July, Somerfield's XC. Meet at Somerfield's Berry Farm carpark at 1.45pm, 999 Oropi Rd for a proper XC course involving some mud, hills, gates, cowpats, thistles, and possibly water. Contact: Malcolm Taylor 576 0000 or 027 292 4411 Email: Website:



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.

Tauranga BMX Club - Club Winter Days - will resume from Sunday 8th June 2014 and will run fortnightly. Registration from 1:15pm - 1:45pm. Racing starts at 2.00pm.

Sprocket Training (7 and unders) and any other newbie riders 9 and under. Sprocket training will run every Sunday from 8th June right through winter, starting at 12:30pm weather dependant.Phone 027 544 2121 Website:



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.



Tauranga City United (TCU) Saturday 26th July

Mens Federation League 1: TCU vs Melville – Links Ave at 2.45pm

Mens Federation League 2: TCU vs West Hamilton - Away

Mens Bay 1: TCU vs Whakatane Town - Links Ave at 2.30pm

Mens Bay 2: TCU vs Ngongotaha – Links Ave at 12.30pm


Sunday 27th July

Northern League 2nd Division: Belvedere Group TCU vs Forrest Hill-Milford - Links Ave at 2.30pm

Federation Under 13's: TCU vs Whakatane Town - Links Ave at 10.45am

Federation Under 15's: TCU vs Whakatane Town – Links Ave at 12.30pm

Federation Under 17's: TCU vs Melville - Away

Womens Bay 1: TCU vs Rotorua United White – Links Ave at 12.30pm



Omokoroa Golf Club - Saturday 26th July, Men's Senior/Junior Round 2 (combined Nett).



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.

Fire brigade Indoor Bowls – Monday 28th July, Club Night Complete Fours at 7pm. Phone Sharon Hook 543 3929.

Gate Pa Indoor Bowls – Wednesday 30th July, Lifestyle Engravers Champion Fours (Clarke Cup) 7pm. Names in book. Contact Dave Crockett 543 3394.

South City Indoor Bowls Club – Tuesday 29th July, Club Night at 7.30pm. Contact Mary Bieleski 541 0687.

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.



Matua Bowling Club – Winter Club Days until the end of August. Mondays, Men's roll up 1pm start, names in by 12.45pm. Wednesdays, Mixed haggle 12.30pm start, please have your disks in by 12pm. Fridays, Club Members 12.30pm start progressive, names in by midday please. Saturdays, Split sixes, start time 1pm. You can phone the club from 11.30am to register your interest. Contact Phil Green 576 3516 Email: Website:



Kaimai Ramblers Tramping Group – Wednesday 30th July, Ohope Beach coastal walk to Kohi Point, Whakatane, return via Nga Tapawai O Tio Track. Easy/moderate grade (17 km) 8am departure from car park at Palm Beach Plaza, Gravatt Road, Papamoa. Contact Roger 544 1622 or 027 273 1089, Lisa 552 4854, Marilyn 572 4304 or Keith 572 2660.

Pack N Boots – Sunday 27th July, Sentinel Rock via Tuahu track and beyond. Approximately 4 hours, some scrambling, travel $8.00. Contact Sue Fisher 576 4033.

Shoestrings Tramping Programme – Saturday2nd August, Kauri point Area. Meet at Bethlehem Hall at 9am. Travel $6. Contact Bob 576 5149.

Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group Programme – Wednesday 30th July, Otanewainuku internal loop with options. Easy grade, approximately 5.5 hours. Phone Pat 544 0670 or Sheryl 574 3743.

Tauranga Tramping Hikoi group – Wednesday 30th July, Tarawera lake foreshore to Lake Okareka. Shuttle $15 easy grade. Depart 8am from Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre, ring in please. Please ring Jean 578 8785 or Shirley 578 6559


Sunset from Maketu. By Morris Shaxon.
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