Below is a list of current interest groups. We welcome suggestions for new groups.

Art Classes:
Heloisa has resumed her classes this month at the Mary Thomas Centre, The Strand, Takapuna on Tuesdays (2:00pm to 4:00pm. The classes are free but a gold coin donation to cover materials is appreciated. Classes are limited to a maximum 10 people, therefore you must register for a class by calling Rachael Bro, Takapuna North Community Co-ordinator, ph.: 486-2098 or email:

Discussion Group:
Meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Rothesay Room Bays Community centre Glen Road Brown’s Bay.
Ring Jeanne, ph 410-4803

Rummikub Club: A good way to keep your brain active. Meets on the first Thursday of the month in Beach Haven.
Ring Rika, ph 950-6501

Saturday Events / Workshops:
To be confirmed. See the latest OWN News & Views.

OWNs Alone Lunch Group:
We meet on the Sundays twice monthly at the Fairview Retirement Village
Ring Judith, ph 478-6618

Singing for Joy
Sing songs together; old or new, in English or other languages, only to help maintain or develop our abilities - no concerts. The group will choose which songs to sing. If this appeals to you.
Ring Heloisa on 489-4638 for details

Tai Chi for Arthritis:
A modified gentle programme suitable for older People. Classes held Wednesdays see more details in the events calendar.
Ring Susan, ph 478-5569

The Theatre Group:
This groups comes together when an interesting theatre event comes along.
Ring Joan, ph 483-9671

Writing for Future Generations: The Beach Haven Group
Meets every 4th Saturday of the month in the Cedar Centre Anglican Community Centre, 56A Tramway Road, Beach Haven
Ring Anne, ph 483-7704

Writing for Future Generations: The Browns Bay Group
Meets every 2nd Saturday of each month in the Rothesay Room Bays Community centre Glen Road Brown’s Bay.
Ring Patricia, ph 479-7519