Community news - Week 7, Term 3

TENNIS CLUB OPEN WEEKEND Give tennis a shot at the Island Bay Club Love Tennis open weekend!

Island Bay Tennis Club at 1 The Parade is opening its doors on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September from 1-4pm, and serving up a fun, FREE event for people of all ages. The event is for anyone, young or old, who would like to try out - or get back into - tennis. By attending, you will have the chance to win a trip for two to the 2018 ASB Classic in Auckland in January and score yourself a FREE Hell Pizza just for coming along! Bring yourself or bring your family and find out all there is to love about tennis! We will be firing up the barbeque, and there’ll be plenty of games and giveaways. Racquets will be provided and the whole family is welcome. Any new members who sign up on the day will receive a free six weeks of rusty rackets group sessions with our resident tennis coach. WINE AND CHEESE Do you love cheese and wine? Your local Island Bay Presbyterian Church is hosting a wine and cheese evening This Saturday, from 7.30pm. 88 The Parade, only $20 per ticket. Come and taste delicious cheeses, hear live Italian music, bring a friend and test your knowledge on the cheese quiz! The church provides a great venue for lots of local extracurricular activities, from Plunket to Girl Guides to Kiddiccino playgroup, and we need to raise funds for our insurance to keep this great community space going! Please come and support us. Door sales available or email


PK is your local softball club, and we would love to take-on any kids who have enjoyed learning softball this year. With summer nearly here we are accepting registrations for the upcoming season. Register online here: Our Junior Convener Lou is also available to answer any questions: Lou Bolger, 027 282 0153


Maranui Junior Surf season starts on SUNDAY 4th November 2018. Summer is approaching, so now is the time to register with Maranui Surf Life Saving Club. Junior Surf is a great way for children to make friends, be active and enjoy the beach in a safe environment. Come along to our Registration and Club Open Day on Sunday 23 September, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. See what’s happening at the club this season, meet coaches, lifeguards and athletes, have a look around the surf clubhouse, register and become a member, information on the junior surf, seniors and becoming a lifeguard.We look forward to seeing you all. Or join Maranui SLSC today at

KELLY SPORTS 2018/2019

Get your friends together and enter a team in our popular 5-a-side Summer Football or the Summer Netball Series. Played on Friday afternoons at Ian Galloway Park (Football) and Samuel Marsden and Vic Uni in Karori (Netball) beginning 26 October 2018. A great way to maintain and improve your skills over the summer months. To register your team go to, for more information visit email or call 04 972 7201.


Send your kids to cook dinner these October school holidays. Limited to 8 kids per class. $95 per class including tuition, mystery box challenge and dinner and dessert to take home for four people. Monday 1st October 1:30 - 4:30, Wednesday 3rd October -1:30 - 4:30, Friday 5th October - 1:30 - 4:30 To book text 021908919 or email

Ages 6-8 Send your kids to cook a special afternoon tea for a holiday treat. Invite your grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Friends to afternoon tea. $50 per class including tuition and afternoon tea take home for six people. Tuesday 2nd October 11:00 - 2:00, Thursday 4th October - 11: 00 - 2:00 To book, text 021908919 or email


Registration day Saturday 8th September 10 am – 12 pm at the old Wellington Bowling Club, Tanera Crescent, Brooklyn. For children in Years 1-8, both boys and girls. The season starts on 3rd November 2018.For more information and to register online go to THE PINK STAR WALK The Pink Star Walk 2018 is back on, here in the heart of Wellington! Join the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ down at Frank Kitts Park on the 3rd of November. Walk for the ones we love as we raise funds for breast cancer awareness, research and education. Register online at Early bird tickets closing 7th September.


Popular author and illustrator Donovan Bixley will be entertaining children at a free event at The Children’s Bookshop in Kilbirnie Plaza on Saturday, September 8th from 2pm until 3pm.To book for this event, please email or phone 387 3905.



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