President's thought for the week

'The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own personal example'


ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & EXECUTIVE ELECTIONS - a big thankyou to everyone that attended.

President S(Chook) Hawkings,  Senior Vice President M(Mel) Turvey,  Junior Vice President CJ(Cornwall) Stowers,  Secretary/Manager J(Joanna) Young,

Committee: G(Glenda) Chapman, B(Bruce) Heappey, A(Andrew) Matthews, GE(Pedro) Petersen, R(Richard) Te Haara, B(Barbara Turley

Patrons: GG(Gary) Armstrong, J(Joy) Hodgkinson


 Membership Expired on the 31st May 2020

If you have not renewed your Membership by now you run the risk of losing your number.


 Members please be careful during the winter months as the road and footpaths can become very slippery.


Tauranga Races

Racing Tauranga welcomes the opportunity to offer our members the option of becoming a member of our racing club for $25 per member for the 2020/2021 racing season. This would be payable at the Citz Club Reception.  They have 13 race meetings for the coming season with the first on the Saturday 29th August.

Members have the following privileges:

  • Admission to all Racing Tauranga race meetings
  • Admission to the Members Lounge at Tauranga Racecourse
  • Complimentary race book at each Meeting
  • Access to the Members car park
  • Reciprocal Members privileges at: Auckland Racing Club; Cambridge Jockey Club; Matamata Racing Club; Racing Rotorua; Taumarumui Racing Club; Racing Taupo; Te Aroha Jockey Club; Waikato Racing Club; Thames Jockey Club.


 In our main area we have a book shelf in the corner where you can bring books to exchange with our members.


Happy Hour every Wednesday & Thursday night from 5.30pm-6.30pm.

No members points when we have Happy Hour. Members points still apply on the other nights. Also on Thursday nights - Spin the Wheel to win $500 - free entry.


 Saturday Draws

  Saturday register your membership number at reception and during the afternoon two draws of

$50 to be won.

(Must be here to win - can only win one $50 that day)


Saturday 15th August Midnight Special in the Restaurant featuring

Kevin Greaves

 $15 pp - Dinner not included in ticket price. Tickets from Reception


Sunday 23rd August Te Aroha Races - Dally Day

Coach departs from the Club at 9.30am $20.00 per person Book at Reception or call Ray Heappey 5783922


Sunday 27th September 10am Blue Ribbon Breakfast

$15.00 per ticket ($5.00 donated to the Prostate Cancer Foundation)

Tickets available from Reception


Saturday 31st October - Country Bliss Show

 7pm-11pm - Starring Trevor Steven's Plus guest artist's Steve Ward, Don Munro, Dave Ewart Junior, Kerryn Bowler & Donna Saunders

Tickets $15 per person from Reception



This Wednesday & Friday Karaoke behind the office.

In the Restaurant Wednesday Night  Brendon Horan,

Friday night Back Porch & Saturday night Kevin Greaves Midnite Special (Ticket only)


This Week's Membership Draws

Rules of the Membership Draw: Total prize draw is $2600.The Draw starts at $200 and increases by $200 each week until struck. If the draw is struck before $2600 ( 13 weeks), a new draw will begin the following week. To claim the draw the Member must be present at the time of the Draw.

Wednesday - $2000

Thursday - $1200

You must be here to win the membership draw


The Leaner

The Leaner Draw is the closest number to the first membership number drawn in the main draw.

Wednesday Night 6025 winner 6024

Thursday Night 943 winner 939


Members please don't be offended if the Bar staff ask to sight your membership card and have you sign your visitors in.  They are protecting your Club Rooms from being closed down for three days if they get it wrong.

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 okay.



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 members.


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.


Quick fire Bingo

Every Thursday night quick fire bingo only $1 per ticket. First ticket to get 6 numbers calls bingo and collects $100. If there is more than one winner the prize money will be shared.



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. These parks are now being policed.

Our 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. THE POINTS WILL EXPIRE ON THE 31ST JULY 2020.



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


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. Winner D Hann


Free Dance Lessons

For more information go upstairs to the jukebox side holder and take away a Dance Lesson precis' showing contact details. Thank you.



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



Tuesday 11th August 2020 7pm-9.10pm (Held fortnightly)

$5 per person - team of 6

All entry money is returned in prizes

80 Questions & 1 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 12th August - Brendon Horan

Friday 14th August - Back Porch

Saturday 15th August  - Kevin Greaves Midnite Special (Ticket only)



   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


This Sunday from Noon -7pm - Roast & Dessert from $15.50


The Entertainers Club

Caitriona Fallon & her outstanding Band return

Definitely one of the most 'memorable' concerts we have had. From pin drop moments with just voice and piano, to tasty guitar and lush bass solos to full band, foot tapping, head nodding energy!

Sunday 13th September 5pm Tickets from Reception $15 per person Doors open 4.30pm






Tuesday's 1pm-4pm - All welcome enquires Alicia 027 2241 374 (If you have a set please bring it with you)

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

Euchre is now Tuesday's at 9.30am - new members welcome.

Mahjong  Every Wednesday in the A/S Lounge Noon-4pm (Learner table available) Enquires Joy 022 6082 445

8 Ball News


Tga Citizens Club, Emac Electrical, Repco Te Puke, Barclay Engravers, Leaner 3 (8 Ball Members), 15th Ave Tyres & Suspension Centre, Aussie Butcher - Gate Pa Shopping Centre, Hyalite Hydroponics, Hospitality NZ - BOP Branch.


Indoor Bowls

Monday nights, 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.

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


Golf Section Games for 2020

"Our game last Sunday was a little different from normal as we joined the Te Aroha Golf Club for their regular monthly tournament.  Our 20 players thoroughly enjoyed mixing with the locals and had a great day in god winter conditions.  Leading our players home was Rex Millar with 36 pts and just 1 pt behind was Trevor McKenzie then came Murray Russell, Henry Hay, Wallace Roome and completing our top 6 was Peter Blake. A big welcome to new member Lindsay Klee."

New Golfers welcome:

6th September - Tauranga starts TBC

4th October - Whakatane starts 10am

15th November - Putaruru starts 10am

6th December - Matamata starts 10am - Xmas Tournament(Closed to Tga Citz Club Golf Members only)

Games are $25 if affiliated (includes prizes / 2's / Hidden hole)

Please contact Kim 0274889976 if you are interested in joining.   


 Texas No Limit Holdem Poker

Every Thursday night new players welcome.

Play your 1st night for free. If you have an interest in poker, and have a basic knowlege of poker hands, we will explain the Texan Holdem format and show you the game!!

Registration at 7.15pm games start at 7.30pm.

2020 Tournaments

 13th September - Trip to Whangamata, 4th October - Deep Stack Tournment.

Contact Ian 022 0622 949 or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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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Phone/Fax:  07 578 7023
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