Coming Activities

 Next Club Meeting           9.45am Tuesday 15 October

 Mini Speaker:   Alan Kilner

Guest Speaker:   Bevan Grant - The Olympic Games

 Lunch after the meeting  - TBA

If you would like to join in with any of the club activities drop an email to or telephone the appropriate organiser listed in the club directory.


Ann N

 1.  "Looking Out" - Friday 11 October - 2.00pm for a cup of tea and a chat at the Nelson Golf Club.  Your opportunity to meet up with like  minded people, and find out what President Tony is on about.   You are every welcome to attend but whether you continue on the 'Looking Out' path is over to you.

2. Ocean to Sky Movie -State Theatre - a Fund Raiser for the Himalayan Trust.

If you have expressed interest you will; be advised of details by John McKinnon  

3.  Monday October 21 to Thursday 24 - A driving adventure to Hanmer with Eric at the wheel

Please make your own accommodation bookings. There are so many options here and you may already have a favourite place to stay. Team up with others to increase the fun and togetherness of this trip.  ETD Monday 21st at 9.45am at the Kohatu Little Rock Cafe.  When we know exactly who is going and where everyone is staying, we will endeavour to arrange a suitable meeting place for early evening drinks and nibbles.  Dinner will be at the Hanmer Hotel.


4. Friday 1 November Parks and Reserves with the Council + Walking Tour folowed by a picnic lunch lunch at the Founders Green.    Meet at the Nelson City Council Chamber at 10.00am.  

5.  Sunday 17 November - Garden Party - Judy & Bill Unwin - plan to arrive by midday - bring lunch to share - all crockery, utensils, glassware, tea and coffee will be provided - there will be a sausage sizzle - there may be a problem with parking so if you can double up that would be a great help!


 1. 4WD

See the Hamner Trip 21 to 24 October under General Activities above

Jerry G

2. Book Group

Tuesday 8 October at Lea Blunt's apartment. 3.30pm 

Book is The Huntress by Kate Quinn

Mary H.

3. Craft Group

Thursday 3 October at the Bead Gallery at Tahunanui at 1.30pm, and then later to Ruth Suckling's home for afternoon tea.  NB  It is necessary to book with Heather as Sue at the Bead Gallery can only take up to 10 people. 

Heather H



Sally A

5. Mah Jong

Friday 18 Octoober 1.30pm at the home of Susie Baigent.  NB Change of day

Sally B

6. Lunch Bunch

Wednesday 23 October 2019 at 12.00pm. Venue – Nahm Restaurant, Wakefield Quay.  

Beth E

7. Movie Evenings


Diana J

8. Camera Club


Richard B

9. Cycling

Tuesday 1 October 9.30am at Anchor Bar & Grill to bike to Atawhai amd return.

 Christine B

10. Golf

No golf in October as the golfers can play over the two days at Hanmer Springs 21/24 October

Rebecca S

11. Social Climbers

Thursday 3 October as advised to the members by e mail.

Peter J

12. Monday Walkers

New members are invited to join in at 9.30am on Monday mornings, and walk for about 50 minutes on the flat or ‘up hill and down dale’. This is a great chance to get to know other Probus members. All thelost calories are replaced with coffee and a scone or a muffin at a local coffee bar.

Monday September 30 Melrose (FLat).  Coffee at Melrose House

Monday October 7 Richmond Hills (Hilly) Coffee at Cafe Oxford

Monday  October 14 Monaco Loop (Flat)  - Coffee at The Honest Lawyer

Monday October 21 Wigzell Park (Slopes) - Coffee at Tozzett's

Monday October 28 - Branford Park - (Flat) - Coffee at Muray and Judy' Campbells

Murray C

13.  Gourmet Group


Kay P

14. Bridge


Murray D