Finished Groups

Interest Groups that only run for part of a year and are not currently running are listed below.
If you are interested in participating in one of these groups if they are restarted then contact the Leader or Convenor directly.

National Trust Gardens of Britain
Enjoy DVDs narrated by Alan Titchmarsh from the UK National Trust.
Leader: Anne Wall Ph 293 5000
Timing: Three Fridays 12th March, 19th March & 26th March, 2pm – 4.15pm.
Location: Waikanae
Maximum: 7
Group is finished

John Betjeman, His Life and an Appreciation of His Poetry

John Betjemann

John Betjeman

Three Friday afternoons visiting some DVDs about the Poet’s life, his interests around Britain and his poetry.
Leader: Anne Wall Ph 293 5000.
Timing: Friday 12th, 19th, 26th February, 2:00pm to 4:30pm.
Venue: Waikanae.
Maximum Number: 7
Group is finished

Family Stories and Histories
New in 2021
This is a small writing group of members who would like to record funny, interesting, heartfelt memories to go alongside their genealogy. Write your story and keep it to 500 words or less than 5 minutes spoken. Expand your story at your leisure for future generations.
First Topic: “Best Holiday I had as a child”
Leader: Noeline Wagener Ph 04 – 2125886
Timing: February to December, 3rd Wednesday, 10:15 to 11:45
Location: 2 Mahia Lane, Waikanae
Group did not run – insufficient numbers 19/3/2021

Thyme after Thyme
This is a new group in 2021
As our two current garden groups are full, we are going to start up a third group. Numbers interested so far are still quite low, however we will set a meetup time in March with the support of some existing garden group members for those interested and utilise visits to garden members’ gardens as an initial programme.
Contact: Alison Maysmor Ph 021 034 6472
Timing: To be decided by participants
This group did not run – insufficient numbers

New in 2021
Are you interested in a Chess Group ? Doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or approaching Grandmaster status this could be for you. A meeting will be held on Monday 15 February and the details about format, where and when to meet etc will be discussed. Players of all grades will be welcomed. Contact Don if you are interested
Leader: Don Mathieson Ph 904 1260
Timing: To be confirmed
Location: To be confirmed
This group did not run – insufficient interest

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