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This new Noticeboard is to list Martinborough community groups and activities. The goal: provide a location where people can find what is happening and participate. This project is part of Martinborough Lion’s Club contribution to progressing Martinborough. If you’d like your group or activity added, please contact: AshleyMudford.Lions@gmail.com

Martinborough Community Groups

Bingo for Seniors

Description: A chance to enjoy others’ company over a cup of tea and games of Bingo.

Location: Wharekaka Hub, 20 Oxford Street

When: Monday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Matt: 022 5686 352

Information: Gold coin donation to cover costs

Board Game Club

Description: For those who love board games, cardboard squares and dice

Location: Yet to be established

When: Yet to be agreed

Contact: Sergio

Information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/martyboardgaming/

Chair Pilates with Jane Flowerday

Description: Feel great with performing exercises in a seated position and working on your

muscles to improve posture, core strengthening, and stretching.

Location: Wharekaka Hub, 20 Oxford Street

When: Wednesday 11:00 a.m.

Contact: Just turn up and be welcomed

Information: $5 donation


Description: An opportunity to play over the board chess in social environment, bit of fun. All

levels welcome

Location: Union Square

When: Tuesday evening 5:30-ish

Contact: John: 027 667 7657 

Information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess

Community Garden

Description: Increase availability and consumption of fresh produce to people in our


Location: 51 Oxford St (and fridge at the Medical Centre)

When: Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m.

Contact: Just turn up – you will be welcomed martinboroughgarden@gmail.com

Information: https://www.facebook.com/martinboroughcommunitygarden/

Down to Earth Gardening

Description: Have a delightful experience visiting gardens and other garden-related activities.

Location: Varies by month

When: 2:00 p.m. last Sunday of the month

Contact: Gabrielle Roberts: gabrielle.irene.roberts@gmail.com 021535365

Susan Stephen: susanstephen@xtra.co.nz 027 262 2834

Information: Annual sub. $20 per person to buy garden vouchers for our hosts and for social functions.

Friday Walking Group

Description: A conversational walk around parts of Martinborough with friends, finishing

with coffee.

Location: Meet at Kitchener’s café, 5 Kitchener Street

When: Each Friday – 8:30 a.m. (Summer); 9:00 a.m. (Winter)

Contact: Les: 029 448 8444

Information: https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Benefits_of_walking

Lions Club

Description: Making a difference in our community through service projects and charitable efforts, along with meetings where we share ideas, listen to guest speakers, and socialise over a meal.

Location: Lion’s Den, 1 Oxford Street

When: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Second and fourth Wednesday in the month

Contact: Belinda: 027 282 5096

Information: https://www.lionsclubs.org.nz/

Men’s Shed

Description: Bringing men together in one community space to share their skills, have a 

laugh, and work on practical tasks for themselves or others.

Location: 20 Cork Street

When: Wednesdays and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Contact: John: 021 3142 485;  Doug: 027 444 7331 MartinboroughShed@gmail.com

Information: https://menzshed.org.nz/martinborough/

Road Cycling

Description: 50+ km rides at a moderate pace

Location: Depart from the Square

When: Mon-Wed-Fri-Sun 8:30 a.m.

Contact: Steve: 022 690 8837


Description: Camaraderie and companionship while playing Mah-Jong

Location: Wharekaka, 20 Oxford Street

When: Tuesday: 1:30 p.m.

Contact: Esther: 022 108 6377

Information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahjong

Toy Library

Description: Borrow Toys and meet other parents

Location: 1 Oxford Street (Lion’s Den)

When: Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Contact: martytoylibrary@gmail.com

Information: https://www.toylibrary.co.nz/

Wine and Food Society

Description: Join a group of locals who have an interest in food and wine

Location: Monthly events alternating between local restaurants and wine tasting

When: second Friday of each month

Contact: Philippa: 021 434 163; Dave: 027 453 0475

Information: An annual sub of $30.00, one off cellar fee of $45.00 and events priced at cost.

Women on their Own (WOTO)

Description: An opportunity for women who live on their own and like going out for dinner

to meet together, chat and be involved in various social activities.

Location: Varies by month

When: Varies

Contact: Susan Stephen: 027 262 2834 susanstephen@xtra.co.nz 


Little Laughs and Wise Words, Intergenerational Morning Tea

Description: For our local community over 60 and tamariki under 5 (accompanied by their

caregivers) to connect and spend time with each other over morning tea.

Location: Heartland Services, 39 Jellicoe Street

When: Held fortnightly on Friday mornings, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. – 3rd May, 17th May, 31st May, 

14th June, 28th June

Contact: Hana 021 612 945

Information: https://www.heartlandservices.govt.nz/locations/martinborough

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