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Monday, March 02, 2015

SunLive - The Bay's news first


Following the big lottery win in Greerton last weekend, what would be the first thing you did if you won $4.5 million?

Hand your notice in
Donate to charity
Go on holiday
Buy a new car and go on a shopping spree
Give it away to friends and family

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.


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


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.

Gate Pa Indoor Bowls – Wednesday March 4th Nana Ormsby & Joan & Mixed pairs. 7.30pm Names in book. Enquiries to Debbie Reid 571 5919

Mt Maunganui Indoor Bowls - Every Wednesday night, arrive at 6.45pm. All welcome. Enquiries Phone Jim 5721983

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  Te Puna  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.

South City Indoor Bowls – Tuesday 3rd  March Club night & Aggregate Starts. Enquires to Mary 5410687


Kaimai Ramblers Tramping Group – Wednesday 4th March From Tarawera carpark.  Boat trip to Hot water Beach and tramping back to Carpark. Bookings required.  8am departure Palm Beach Plazaz, Gravatt Road, Papamoa. Easy/Mod, 17km. Phone Roger 544 1622 – Lisa 552 4854 – Marilyn 572

Pack ‘n' Boots – Sunday 1st March, Trevors Bait Run Otanewainuku Forest Mountain Rd. Departs Barkes Crn 8am Leader Trevor & Janet 5756628. Travel $5

Shoestring Tramping – Saturday 14th February Rapurapu Kauris Walk 2 ½ hours meet Barkes Corner 9am, travel $5. Leader: Stephanie 575 2797

Tauranga Hikoi Group Midweek Tramping – Thursday 5th March Franks Falls, Whakamarama Easy- Med 6 hours Meet at Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre 11th Ave 8am $8. Please ring Jean 578 8785 Shirley 578 6559

Tauranga Mid- Week Tramping Group - Wednesday March 4. Track Clearing Day, North Henderson towards Hurunui Hut. Bring loppers and gloves etc. approximately 5.5 hours. Phone Garth 5757293, or Bruce 5431034.


Birds’ eye view. Photo by Rob Vile.

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