What‘s on - Mah Jong, yachts, museum and croquet

Sunrise over Mauao. Photo: Graham Cornes

Good morning and welcome to a wintery Sunday. Morena koutou katoa. Kia pai te ra ki nga hoa me nga whanau.
Today we will experience plenty of cloudy periods, northeasterlies with some gusts, and the occasional shower, according to the MetService.

It’s a two-clothing-layer day with an expected high of 15 degrees around 2pm, and an overnight low of 9 degrees. Low tide is at 11.47am and high tide at 6.17pm. Sunset is at 5.30pm.

Brain Watkins House

Brain Watkins House is a historic house museum at 233 Cameron Rd which is open to the public today from 2-4pm. $5 adult, children free. Phone 578 1835 for more information.

Lion & Tusk Museum at Mount Maunganui

The Lion & Tusk Museum is open today from 10am – 3pm at Unit 10, 14 Portside Dr, Mount Maunganui. Come along and see the museum of the Rhodesian Services Association. Adults $10, under 12 have free entry.

At The Incubator Creative Hub at Tauranga Historic Village, there are many exhibitions, workshops and events happening daily. For more information click here. Exhibition hours are 10am – 3pm.

What else is happening today?

Art On The Strand
Original art for sale. Weather permitting. 9am-4pm. The Strand, Tauranga. Tauranga Society of Artists.

Bible Seminar
1:45pm Greerton Senior Citizen’s Hall, Maitland St, Greerton. Title: The Gospel message & persecution. Faith under trial. Interactive, Q&A. All welcome. Mary 573 5537

Brain Watkins House Open
Historic house museum, 233 Cameron Rd. 2-4pm. $5 adult, children free. Group tours school classes by arrangement. Ph 578 1835

Choral Evensong
St Peter’s Anglican Church, Victoria Rd, Mt. 4pm. St Peter’s Chancel Choir present music by Shephard, Reading, Gibbins, Attwood, Edwards. Free/koha.

At Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd, Sun, Tues, Fri, 12:45 for 1pm start. Beginners welcome. Ph Peter 571 0633

Enjoy Travel
Safe travel & home-hosting NZ & worldwide. Melbourne, Noumea 2021. Meet twice-monthly. friendshipforce.org.nz or Barbara 027 315 1136, Jonathan 572 2091

Golf Croquet
At Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St, beside Blake Park. Tues, Thurs, Sun at 9:15am for 9:30am start. Visitors & new players welcome. Ph 07 575 5121

Mah Jong Te Puke
12:45-4pm, Lyceum Rooms, 8 Palmer Ct. All players welcome. Beginners session available. Ph 027 430 6383

Model Boat Racing
Go to club Facebook page BOPMPC to check start times & weather

Ninja Knits Hook Up
Social knitting group of mad yarn bombers, sultry stitchers & happy hookers. First Sunday of month, 9am-12pm, The Incubator, Historic Village. www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 07 571 3232

Papamoa Radio Control Yachts
DF65s sailing daily, pond behind Monterey key 1-3pm. All welcome. Ph Dusty 021 076 1252

Quakers In Tauranga
In hall behind Brain Watkins House, cnr Elizabeth/Cameron Rd 10am for an hour of mainly silent worship followed by tea/coffee & talk. All welcome. 543 3101 or 543 0355 www.quaker.org.nz

Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Sundays & Thursdays 1:30-4pm. Pond behind 22 Montego Dr, Papamoa. Sailing Electron radio controlled yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419

Tauranga Organ Keyboard Society
1:30pm, Carmel Country Estate Social Centre, 11 Hollister Lane, Ohauiti. Play or listen. Organ EL900 or Clavinova 405. Ph June 574 2204

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