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Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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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.

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.



Omokoroa Golf Club -  Fixtures for Saturday Men's Golf August 2014:

Saturday 30th     Men's Club Day (reserve date for Strokeplay Champs)



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 1st September, Club night, Dunlop Trophy 7:30pm. Phone Sharon Hook 543 3929.

Gate Pa Indoor Bowls – Wednesday 3rd September, Carousel Triples, Ecclesfield Trophy, 7:30pm Contact Dave Crockett 543 3394.

South City Indoor Bowls Club – Tuesday 2nd September, Open Fours Tournament, Plate and raffle item. 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 3rd September, Dickeys Flat to Waitawheta river crossing, Old Mangakino Track, Level 7, Dubbo circuit. Moderate grade, river crossings (16 km). Depart 7:30am Carpark at Te Puna Hall. Contact Roger 544 1622 or 027 273 1089, Lisa 552 4854, Marilyn 572 4304 or Keith 572 2660.

Pack N Boots – Sunday 31st August, Waihi/Waitekauri Area. Departs Bethlehem 8am, travel $10. Leaders Trevor and Janet phone 575 6628

Shoestring Tramping – Low level tramp, Looking Glass Gardens, Entry fee $5, travel $5, meet Bayfair Caltex 9:30am. Phone Lyn E 5763461

Tauranga Mid- Week Tramping Group Programme - Wednesday Sept 3rd - Lindemann Rd to Wairoa Falls ridge track. Grade moderate, approximately 5.5 hours. Phone Pat 5440670 or Sheryl 5743743.

Tauranga Tramping Hikoi group – Thursday 4th September, Golden Cross – Maratoto peak and return, Med/Hard $15. Depart 8am Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre 11th Ave. Please ring Jean 578 8785 or Shirley 578 6559


Baby fur seal at Moturiki. By Rob Vile.
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