President's thought for the week:

'Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest plans become your greatest strengths'.


We are hosting the Clubs NZ National Conference from Wednesday 20th March to Sunday 24th March.  There will be in excess of 300 delegates and partners using the Club during this time.  We are hoping to give both the visitors and our members an enjoyable experience throughout the conference. We are looking for volunteer drivers to help with the transport getting the delegates to and from the Club. Please register your name at reception if you can help out.


Members if you haven't seen a fellow member for a while or are concerned about them please contact the office who will pass on your concerns and check they are ok.

Get More Out Of Your Membership
Go to Clubs NZ Website then click on member market
to see all the benefits and discounts available to you the member

Events to look out for

Sports Tipping will start on Friday 22nd February need to have cards in by 5pm on Friday.

Sunday 24th March

Country Music 1pm-4pm FREE ENTRY

Friday 26th April

ABBA Tribute Show Meal, Show & Transport $35 pp Tickets from Reception

FREE EVENT FOR ALL Active Seniors & Retirees Expo at Bay Park ASB Stadium 23rd & 24th March - Travel, Healthy Living, Clubs & Wine Tasting.

Friday 5th & Saturday 6th April

7pm Karaoke competitions open to Club members & guests.

Play the Joker

Every Wednesday night Jokers Wild - $2.00 per ticket must be here to win.  Enter as many times as you like.

The winner will pick a card, if the Joker is struck he or she win the jackpot $1000.00 or if a picture card $35.00 or number card $15.00.


Wednesday through to Saturday only $2.50 each way - starts at 3.30pm to late.

Car Parking

Please be aware that if you park your vehicle in front of the Shops behind our Club, during normal business hours, your vehicle stands the chance of being towed away.....
The Club car park is situated across the road from the Club.


Each purchase you make at the bar, you will receive 3% of the total purchase towards your loyalty points.  Loyalty points can be redeemed at the bars when you have accumulated enough points. Each point is equal to $1.00.

You need to be a financial member of Tauranga Citizens Club and have your membership card with you at all times.  Please have your club card ready to be swiped when you purchase your drinks.  Remember - NO CARD = NO POINTS.


This is placed in the foyer, can you please let the office know of any members who have passed away this year.


Members are invited to check out the 'Members Market' on the Clubs NZ website.  These are deals available only to Clubs NZ members who can produce their current membership cards.


Weekly Membership Draw

(Rules of the Membership Draw:  Total prize draw is $2600.00.  The draw starts at $200.00 and increases by $200.00 weekly until struck.  If the Draw is struck before 13 weeks, a new Draw will begin the following week.  To claim the prize, the member must be present at the time of the draw and present their current financial membership card).

Wednesday -  $400.00
Thursday -  $2200.00

The Leaner draw is the closest number to the first membership number drawn.  The cost is $1.00 per number, operates each Wednesday and Thursday.  You do not need to be here to win the leaner draw.  (You do need to be a current financial member).

You could be the lucky member who goes home a little richer.  Don't forget you must be here to win the main draw!  

Last weeks winner: 5384
Leaner winner: 5370

Last weeks winner: 3186
Leaner winner: 3183


Don't forget, if your Birthday falls during the week you can enter the draw to win $25 of Restaurant vouchers!  Drawn Friday nights, entry forms are at Reception.
Congratulations to our last weeks winner: Pam Carrington


This Wednesday & Friday -  Karaoke in the Artie Stewart Lounge Wednesday and behind the office on Friday.

Traditional Ballroom & Latin Dance

For information on Citz Club Dance Section, dance lessons & practice, please take away a precis' in the pocket on the left side of the jukebox upstairs.  The precis' also has contact details in it.


Specialises in all aspects of plastering 40+ years experience no job too small, call Dave today on 0277717312.


This is held every Friday 1.30pm - 3.30pm ALL WELCOME.

Quiz Night

Tuesday 26th February 2019 - 7.00pm until approx 9.10pm (held fortnightly)
          $5.00 per person - Teams of 6
          All entry money is returned in prizes
          80 Question quiz and one picture round
           (four rounds of 20 questions)  Our Quiz Master Paul Goodall


  Open to the public
  Wednesday to Saturday nights from 5.30pm. 
  Come in and join us for a lovely meal and wonderful music. 
  Bookings recommended.
  Check out the Chef's Special Board


Wednesday  - 20th February - Mr Reuben

Friday 22nd February - Back Porch

Saturday 23rd February - Tony Wellington

                                       Specials in the Restaurant

Check out Tony's 'Blackboard Specials' each week.

A la Carte Menu will still be available every night as well as the Bain Marie.

Special: Entree Whitebait Fritters $15 each


   Lunch - Monday to Sunday: 11.30am to 2.00pm
   Dinner - Monday to Tuesday: 5pm to 7.30pm
   Dinner - Wednesday to Saturday: 5pm - 8pm
   Dinner - Sunday 5pm - 7pm


The Trail Benders - Keith Pereira

Essential Country Music with special Guest Marian Burns

Sunday 10th March 5pm (Doors open 4.30pm)

$15 each Tickets available from Reception



Travel Club  Waihi Gold Fields Railway Saturday 2nd March departs 8.30am (Bus $20 pp, Train $15 approximately) Check the notice board for more details.

Card Adjunct - Euchre on Tuesday nights at 7pm

                      - 500 on Thursday nights at 7pm & Friday 9.30am-Noon

8 Ball News


Tga Citizens Club, Emac Electrical, Repco Te-Puke, Chris Verryt Cars 10 Fifteenth Ave, Leaner 3 (8 Ball Members), 15th Ave Tyres & Suspension Centre, Aussie Butcher - Gate Pa Shopping Centre, Barclay Engravers 61 Maleme St, Hyalite Hydroponics.

Eight Ball members please remember to take glasses & empty bottles back to bar & return dinner plates to Bistro when finished, also clean your hands before resuming play.

Indoor Bowls

Monday night names in by 7pm games start at 7.15pm, please try to be early as possible so we can allocate you into a team.

Raffles will still be the same at 3 for a dollar.

If you have any spare fruit or vegetables etc they can be put on our raffle table.

This is open to all bowlers - good bowling.

Thursday afternoon names in by 1pm start at 1.15pm.

Outdoor Bowls

Citrus Tournament this optional four event is coming up on Saturday 4th May. Entry forms out soon - $80 per team - Get your team together.

Golf Section

Our opening day on the 3rd February saw an enjoyable game played at Matamata GC by 19 members and 1 guest. The 'Mystery Pairs' competition was won by Dave Wilkins & Leo Jensen with 76pts. The game was followed by a quick & informative AGM.

Our team of Julie Eagle, Jeanette Snee & Christine Evans recently represented our Club at the 'Clubs NZ 30th NI Ladies Golf Championship' played at the Piopio Golf Course. With 124 players competing our congratulations go to the team who came in 5th place. They mentioned 'It was great to renew friendships & catch up with fellow golfers from the North Island. The Waitomo Club put on a good Tournament with a lovely dinner & prizegiving in Te Kuiti.  Our accommodation was great. A very enjoyable weekend & our thanks go to the Golf section for supporting the North Island Ladies Champs each year'.

At the end of last year our men completed in the 'Mens NI Club Championship' at Whanganui. Our team of Tony Woods, Ian Hawke & Warren Green finished middle of the field. They mentioned 'our accommodation was nice & host Stephanie very obliging. After a mixed practice on both courses we tackled Belmont Course but didn't play to our potential, but still enjoyed the day. Next day at Castlecliff we all improved, which as pleasing. Our thanks to the Committee for their efforts in organising an enjoyable event.

3rd March            Arikikapakapa        All games start at 10am

24th March          Tokoroa  

14th April            Omokoroa

12th May             Tirau

9th June              Morrinsville

14th July             Matamata BOC

18th August         Omanu BOC

15th September    Matamata

6th October          Te Puke

3rd November       Cambridge

1st December Matamata Christmas Tournament 10am closed to Tauranga Citz Club Golf Members only.

Please contact Kim 0274889976 if you are interested in joining.    

 Tauranga Special Invitation Masters Championships Snooker

Main Winner Tony Murphy Gisborne R/Up Barry Kidd Tga Citz

Semi Finals Craven TeUa Levin Semi Finals Tom Doherty Birkenhead

Flight Winner Barry Jones Gisborne R/Up Steve Wood Gisborne

Plate Winner Darryl Jensen Tga Citz R/Up John Thornton Whangamata

Consolation Plate Winner John Rehman Commerce R/Up Moni Martin Tga Citz

High Break Excluding Handicap Gavin Johnson 49

High Break Including Handicap Barry Jones 58

Please look in the Events book for these events.

The Tauranga Citizens' Club is now on FACEBOOK - Like us and get regular updates about the Club.

MEMBERS:    It has been noted how well you, the Members, look after each other in the Club rooms and when crossing the road.  We thank you for this.  If you have any concerns about Health & Safety in the Club, or any other issues, please talk  to the Executive or Joanna our Manager.  But on a positive note we are also very receptive to any positive suggestions for the future.



- You must provide proof of membership of your own Club.  Each club will have its own individual entry requirements according to the club's rules, even if you are a member of another club you may be required to sign in.
- Under the law, clubs can only sell and supply alcohol to members of the club concerned, guests of a member of the club concerned and reciprocal visitors (members of another Clubs New Zealand member club).  Unless a club has been granted a condition on their licence, a person who is not a member of any club, who has been invited to the club by a reciprocal visitor will not be able to be sold or supplied alcohol while in the club.
- Your club must be a financial member of Clubs New Zealand.
- Check with the club beforehand about dress code, special rules or ticket-only events.
- If you pay frequent visits to another club, you may be required to join it.
- Those RSAs that are not members of Clubs New Zealand may not extend reciprocal visiting rights.
- Failure to observe the rules and by-laws of the club you are visiting may result in non-admission or removal from the premises.  In extreme cases, the withdrawal of visiting rights for either you or your entire club may result.
- Be aware that individual clubs have the right to control entry to their club, and despite reciprocal rights being in place, you may be denied entry to the club.
- Legal entry requirements in Australia may be different to New Zealand so check before visiting an overseas club.


The road from the car park across to the Club is getting dangerous at peak traffic time so we suggest you either cross at the traffic lights on the corner of Thirteenth Avenue and Cameron Road or cross at the corner of Christopher Street and Thirteenth Avenue where there is a refuge for your safety.


Each application is considered based on the type of cost and Member's circumstances, and at the discretion of the Welfare Committee.

Claims may include but not limited to:
Glasses/lenses - maximum $100
Ambulance fees
Medical/eye test for license
Some minor medical expenses/procedures (not general GP consultations) at the discretion of the Welfare Committee

Does not include:
Prescription costs
General GP consultation
Hearing Aids
House repairs/Maintenance



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