Community Services

Community Lunches

                               Fortnightly on Mondays 12.30pm at the Fairfield Baptist Church $3.                                    Phone  855 5469 for further information.

Desert Springs

            Whanau focused events, advocacy and budgeting. Call Kaylene on Ph 855 2728

Diabetes NZ Waikato

Meet 4th Tues of the month, Chartwell Cooperating Church cnr Comries/Bankwood Road Ph Donna 838 0127 or or call into the office at 28 Te Aroha St.

Hamilton TimeBank

                       Share your skills, knowledge, talents and interests with others.                             Phone Cheryl 834 2249, or email   or

Health and Disability Advocacy Service.

                        Problems with a Health or Disability service? Free Confidential advocacy phone 0800 555 050 or Hamilton 834 3960.

Kiwi Life.

New to New Zealand? Want to learn about health and education services, Kiwi Slang, places of interest? Fridays 1 – 2.30pm during school term, Migrant Resource Centre, Ph 8532192.

Rostrevor House

         Supporting parents with children who have challenging behaviours.   Phone  853 2533 for further information.

Toughlove Waikato

                Parent Support Support groups for parents,teach new strategies for parents.    Phone 856 5999 or website

Tattoo Removal At Te Whare O Te Ata

                 Subsidised service for Community Services Card holders. Bookings Essential. Phone 09 2551670 or email

Te Whanau Putahi

                  37 Oxford St; Respite Child Care, parenting programmes, Junior Kids Klub                   Wednesday  Holiday Programme.  WINZ and health services, advocacy,                         counselling (koha).  Phone 855 0990 or

Interest Groups

500 Card Afternoon

                 12.30pm every Monday, St Josephs Church community centre, Clarkin Rd,                  Margaret Ph 855 8903

Chartwell Garden Club

        7.30pm, 1st Wednesday of the month, Chartwell Cooperating Parish on the corner of Belmont Ave/Comries Rd. Phone Margaret 855 8501

Craft Group

Meets Fortnightly on Tuesdays, 10am at the Fairfield Baptist church on the corner of Heaphy Tce & Searancke Pl, Phone 855 5469 for further information.

Geneological Group

7pm every 1st Thursday and 9am every 3rd Monday of the month, Ph Judy 855 5062, Chartwell Cooperating Church, cnr Comries Rd and Bellmont Ave.

Hamilton Aglow

All welcome. Chartwell Cooperating Parish Comries Road 9.45am 1st Tuesday of the month. Barbera Ph 855 6544 or 021 267 5856.

Hamilton Computer Club

Meets on the 2nd Thurs of the month 6pm – 10pm, and the following Saturday 10 am – 4pm at Te Whare O Te Ata, 60a Sare Cres. All welcome.

Hukanui Ladies

Meets Tuesday 10am, Hukanui Bible Chapel. Learn new crafts, meet friends.  Phone Maureen 847-8858

Patchwork and Quilters

Chartwell Cooperating Church, Comries Rd Phone Fiona Shute 027 424 1615.

Local Activities for Children and Youth

After School CareChartwell 2.30 – 5.30pm Cooperating Church, Comries Road, $12 per Session, Oscar Accredited, WINZ Subsidy Available, phone Renee 855 7434 or 027 678 7307. Bellmont KindergartenTe Kohungahunga O Te Kupenga Morning and afternoon sessions and playgroup Monday’s 12.30 – 2.30. Ph 855 2669

Chums Pre-school Playgroup

                          Thursdays 9.30 -11.30am Desert Springs, cnr Insoll Ave/Peachgrove Road Call Lynda Driver 855 2728

Girls Brigade

Empowers girls with skills, Christian qualities and values, to succeed in tomorrow’s world. Call Alison 824 1844

Girl Guides 

Pippins 5-6yrs Brownies 7-91/2yrs Guides 91/2-13yrs & Rangers 13-18yrs.  Phone 854 9031 or 0800 22 22 92,email Or


for for boys 8- 11 or 11-14yr olds Mondays 6.30 -8pm, during term time only, Fairfield Baptist Church Ph 855 5469

Kids Korner Library

Tues & Sat 9.30am – 11am ph 855 3599 Chartwell Cooperating Church, Comeries Road.
Mainly Music

Fridays 10am – 11am during school terms. Chartwell Cooperating Church, cnr Comries Rd/Belmont Ave Phone 855 7434

Scouts NZ

– Keas 6 – 8 years Cubs 8 – 10 years, Scouts 10 – 14 yrs, Ventures 14-18yrs , Rovers 18-26yrs Call Angela 847 0788 or

Tots ‘n’ Dots Preschool Playgroup

Mon, Wed & Fri mornings 9.30 – 11.30 Fairfield Baptist Church Corner of Heaphy Tce & Searancke Pl. New Members welcome! Ph Liz on 021 618 779 or 829 4899.



Chartwell Golden Oldies

Meet the 2nd Wed of the month, Chartwell Cooperating Parish, Comries Rd     1.30pm – 3pm, outings, entertainment. Ph Ruth Bridge 855 6048 or 855 7434

Friendship Circle for the Elderly

Thursdays at 10am Fairfield Baptist church cnr of Heaphy Tce & Searancke Pl,   phone 855 5469 for further information.

Fairfield Probus

A social club for those 55+ and no longer working full time, to enjoy friendship, fellowship and fun. Meet on the second Tuesday of the month.  Phone  Gail Aitken 846 1548

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust

Offers support to Grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.  Phone Di on 0800 472637 or local contact Kerry 5600291 on 0221201521

Hamilton Senior Citizens Association – Indoor Bowls

Meets at the Celebrating Age Centre 30 Victoria Street, to play indoor bowls every Tuesday and Friday 12 – 3pm.  Phone the President 838 0425 or 021 208 3247

 An Evening Out

St Aidan’s Social Dance

On the corner of Heaphy Tce and Thames Street Friday 6.30 – 7.30pm beginners. Ballroom, Latin American, old time sequence till 10pm. $5per person, $3 students, $1car security. Call Mike 827 8323

Sport and Exercise

Chartwell Westfield Walk

Tuesday, 7.10am, Countdown, Chartwell. Contact Heather Ph 853 0503.

Claudelands Walking Group
Fridays 9am St Aidan’s Church Car park, Cnr Thames and Heaphy Tce,   Phone Estelle 853 6425.


Oxford St, off Heaphy Tce,
All inquiries Ph Amanda 855 3575

Easy Exercise

– all $3 unless stated Monday: 5.45pm -6.45pm Wed, 5.45-6.30pm St Aidan’s Church Hall Heaphy Tce phone Stephanie 858 5388, Thursday 5.45pm Men only St Aidan’s Church Hall $5 Ph Max 858 5388

Enderley Walking Group

                  Meet at Enderley Ave Bus Stop Tues at 9am, most levels catered for.            Phone Estelle 853 6425

Fairfield Swimming Club

Lessons held at Fairfield College, Bankwood Rd, Community swimming club – Learn-to-swim lessons, improver classes, & squad training up to National Representative level. Experienced & qualified coaches for all levels of swimming. Outdoor training Oct to April in heated pool, indoor training in Winter. Ph Maree 021 0230 0485.

Hamilton Hawks Wrestling Club

Held at Kelly Gym, Fairfield College, Bankwood Road, Under 13’s: Tues 6.00-7.00 pm, 13+ Yrs – Adults: Tues & Thurs, 7.00-8.30 pm Marlene Ph 0274 765 833 or Micheal 0274 741 951

Indoor Bowls

Mondays at 7pm Chartwell Cooperating Church, cnr Comries Rd and Belmont Ave. Call Arthur 854 8761 or Dot 854 1499
OR Tuesday 1pm, Fairfield Baptist Church, Cnr Heaphy Tce & Searancke Place, Phone 855 5469.

Sit and Be Fit

            10am every Thursday St Aidan’s Hall cnr Thames St Ph Neil 021 298 5810 or     St Albans Church Comries Rd 10.30am on a Thursday Ph Jenny 021 315 119. $2 a session.

Swim 4 Health

Tuesday & Friday 1-2pm at the Hilton Brown Swimming School, 12 Queenwood Ave, Hamilton $4 Classes held term time only. Phone Renee 858 5388

Tai Chi

ACC fall prevention programme Chartwell Cooperating Church Hall Mondays      11am – 12pm.  Ph Eddie 839 1357.


Hamilton Tuesdays 6.30 – 7.30pm, Thusday 6.30-7.30pm (Toning), Wed 6.30-7.30pm (Zumba mix) Discovery Church hall cnr Peachgrove & Insoll Ave,         $4 – $10 first class free for newcomers. Ph Raelene 027 858 0675.

Fairfield Ladies Badminton

                          Fairfield Hall, Clarkin Road Wednesdays 9am – 12.30pm

Zumba @ Fairfield Hall

Clarkin Road, Mon,Tues, Thursday &Fri 10am $5 a class
– first class free, Kelly Ph 022 104 1599 or email

Sport & Exercise available out of our Area

Fitness for Women

$2, women-only classes, Hamilton East Primary School Hall, Dawson Street        Monday 7-8pm. Phone Sport Waikato, Phone 858 5388

No Boring Bits Social Cycling Social cycling

For riders from all disciplines, all levels, fitness for fun, organised rides and bike related activities. Ph Greg 027 226 0330 or

Waikato Table Tennis – Stadium Edgecumbe St

                            All Ages welcome Cost: 1st visit free, then $7 per session                                      Contact: Paul 027 512 8990

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