Interest Groups


Interest Groups:

Interest groups meet either weekly, monthly or randomly, and are coordinated by a member with an interest in the activity. Your ideas & help is needed to keep groups vibrant.

MONDAY WALKERSCarol L Meet 9.30am, 1 hour walk, then enjoy Conversation, Coffee & Cake

2nd AugMarina Walk (Flat)
PARK: Trafalgar Centre carpark. COFFEE: River Kitchen.

9th AugustStoke Nth. (Flat)

PARK: Strawbridge Square. COFFEE: Squires

16th August Upper Branford Park. (Hilly with flat option)

PARK: Botanics in Tory St. COFFFEE: Columbus. HILLY with a flat option

23rd August: Maitai River Walkway. (Flat)
PARK: end of Sovereign St. COFFEE: Halifax Cafe

30th August: Saxton Field/Velodrome. Flat
PARK: Netball Courts, Saxton Field. COFFEE. Pics.


Wed 25th August: Noon. Comida in Buxton Square

Tuesday 17th August, 3pm Theme: ‘The Bar’..... 6 images Venue: Alan’s and Susie’s home, Summerset In The Sun Village.

MOVIE (& Pizza) GROUP: Diana J Emails sent out each month to those on ‘the list’!

CYCLISTS: Christine B Rides are emailed on a Friday for the following Tuesday. 



!st Monday in August Greenacres 10 am




 Next Meeting looking at the problems confronting farmers.  Friday 27th August.

We have a busy few months scheduled as per our website:

26th Aug – Link Pathway (Momorangi-Shakespeare Bay lookout) G1/2. lovely elevated views of Queen Charlotte Sound

Please make special note to scheduled our West Coast trip planned for 22rd - 24th September A number of members expressed interest in this trip because of the diverse range of activities catering for all: fit walkers & wanderers, cyclists/ebikers, & more sedentary tourist opportunities. Some activities include: Cape Fowlwind walk, The Lighthouse, Stockton Mine tours, Punakaiki to Porarari River walk/bike ride, Trumans Track, Charleston coastal track.

The trip and activities have been planned in detail by Malcolm and Karen C, using Westport as a base. I suggest all those interested promptly secure bookings at local motels canvassed by Malcom.
They are:

Assure Chelsea Gateway Motels Palmerston Street Westport – 0800660033 Spa Motel Palmerston St Westport – 037895273
Buller Court Motel Palmerston Street Westport – 0800832432

Peter will be writing to all those who expressed interested with more details next week.

Keep your eye out for further details on our Social Climbers page on the Probus website.

No new information from:

MOVIE (& Pizza) GROUP: Diana J Emails sent out each month to those on ‘the list’!

 Mah Jong

Frances T

Thurs, 19 August at at Green Gables, 241 Bridge Street, Nelson.
Please park on road or at back of building and sign in at front entrance. New players welcome. Names to or sign sheet at Probus meeting.

Louise R


10 August. Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell and/or
As the earth turns Silver by Alison Wong. Carol

14 September. The Mirror Book by Charlotte Grimshaw and/or From the Centre by Patricia Grace. Min