WINGS EVENTS

Fundraiser event - WINGS International XMAS Market & Fest
8th December, Thursday 
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This December, WINGS brings you an exciting and fun-filled evening. The International XMAS Market & Festival will be on Thursday 8th of Dec 2022. from 4 pm - 8 pm. Detail coming Soon.  
Calling stall holders to this event. Please contact the WINGS office at
wingsnz@hotmail.com
Text/call on 021 0829 0683
Lots of cool things to buy for Xmas presents, face painting, storytelling corner for the kids. delicious food, raffles, Santa, a Display of International XMAS traditions and much more. 

More details to follow soon. 

WINGS Calendar
(Fundraiser)
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We have received some amazing pictures from our members. Thank you for sending in your beautiful images. The calendar is in the process of being printed. Keep an eye on the emails/ FB posts. 

Clean Up Week - Keep Whangarei Beautiful 
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Date:  Friday, 23rd September 2022
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am. 
Address: Walk starts from the Canopy Bridge in Town Basin. End at Sabio Cafe on 147 Lower Dent Street.

WINGS has been a part of this annual Clean Up week for several years. We join the force and get into our local community to pick up litter. An initiative to keep Whangarei Clean and beautiful. Please join us in this effort to make a difference.
We will end our loop clean-up walk at the Sabio Cafe for a nice hot cuppa /Breakfast.

WINGS Monthly Meeting
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Date: Wednesday, 5th October 2022
Venue: Whangarei Women's Club, Corner of Rust Ave and Alexander St.
Time: 6:30pm


A day in the life of a Dairy Farmer. One of our Executive committee members, Robyn Wildeman is a Dairy Farmer based in Maungakaramea.  Join us to find out more about her life as a dairy farmer.  



*Free to all paid members. Entrance fee of $5 for non-members.

Mums & Bubs walk
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Date: Thursday 6th October 2022
Time: 9:30 am
Meeting Point: Meet outside Clapham Clock Museum

The last walking with the mums and their bubs was popular, so here we are making it a regular event.

Calling all the mums and bubs. Let's walk the Hatea loop, a good opportunity to meet other mamas and their babies.

Free parking is available behind 130 Dent Street lower Dent Street. 

Please contact Zainab at wingsnz@hotmail.com or ring on
027 564 6011 

Mahjong
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Date:  Monday, 17th October 2022
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 pm
Venue: WINGS Office, 
Address: Whangarei Civic Arcade (upstairs), 37 Bank Street, Whangarei 0110

All women are welcome

Join us for a game of strategy and wit, and experience this old traditional game of Mahjong.

Glow Worms
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Date: Friday 28th October 2022
Time:  6:00 pm dinner at Stumpys Fish & Chips.
             Followed by the walk to see the Glow Worms.
For people who don't want to have dinner please join us after
          
Meeting point: Outside Stumpy's Fish & Chips
Address: Stumpy's Fish & Chips, 121 Riverside Drive, Parahaki, Whangarei 0112

Do you fancy a starry starry night, even when it is cloudy? Well, let us go hunt for some glowworms. Just a little walk up Dundas Road and there it is. Beautiful glowing creatures. 
Bring your partner, friends & family along. 
We will car share due to limited parking up the hill.

Please bring a torch/head torch.
Wear sturdy footwear.
The walk is weather dependent


Members are given priority

Art and Craft
Its almost Christmas time, Let's get working on our XMAS pressies.
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Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday
Date: (upcoming dates) 27th September, 11th Oct, 25th Oct,8th Nov, 22nd Nov 2022
Time: 12:30pm 
Venue: WINGS Office, 
Address: Whangarei Civic Arcade (upstairs), 37 Bank Street, Whangarei 0110
Organiser: Lindsey Shaw (Ph: 0211367866)
All women are welcome

BOOK CLUB
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1st Tuesday of every month


All women are welcome

We discuss books we have read. For further information, contact Kristin Kelly at kristin220@hotmail.com and Lindsey Shaw at lindseyshaw1q@gmail.com

Date: 4th October 2022
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Café Botannix inside Palmers Garden Centre
Address: Cnr Water St &, Central Avenue, Avenues, Whangarei

THURSDAY COFFEE MORNING
New Venue from September onwards - Cafe Narnia in Kamo
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Every Thursday
Time: 10:30 am (all Thursdays except the last) / 11:30 am (last Thursday)
Venue: Café Narnia 
Address: 74 Kamo Rd, Whangarei
Organiser: Lindsey Shaw (Ph: 0211367866)

All women are welcome  Coffee group for people who like a quieter setting. This coffee group will meet at Café Narnia from September onwards, same time, at 10.30 am,
On the last Thursday of the month, when they gather at 11.30 am and have lunch together. will also be at Cafe Narina. 

FRIDAY COFFEE MORNING
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Every Friday
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am
Venue: Sabio Coffee
Address: 148 Lower Dent Str.
Queries: Contact the office on 09 430 3221 or wingsnz@hotmail.com
All women are welcome  Let's have a chat over coffee and have an amazing start to the weekend! 

​Look for the WINGS sign on the table.

​If you choose to stay after 11:30 am, please transfer to an individual table.

Silver festival.
Celebrate Age, lets Engage
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Date:  Friday 11th November 2022
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am walk the loop (Town Basin) followed by Coffee at Sabio Coffee from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Address: Sabio Coffee, 148 Lower Dent St. Whangarei 

The Silver Festival is an event to celebrate our older adults and acknowledge their important role & contribution to Whangarei. On this occasion, WINGS has organised a walk around the loop followed by coffee at Sabio Coffee. 

Bring your Friends and Family

Whangarei Libraries Big Day in 2022
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Date:  Saturday 5th November 2022
Time: TBC
Address: Whangarei Central Library

Every year WINGS has been a part of Whangarei Libraries Big Day In. It's a family event which showcases the community engagements of organisations/groups/individuals in Whangarei. 
Watch out for more information. Coming soon. 

Bring your Friends and Family

Tutukaka Twilight Market 
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Date:  Saturday 19th November 2022
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Address: Tutukaka Marina, Marina Rd. Tutukaka.

We need volunteers to be at the stalls.
Dates: Saturday 19th November
Times: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Please contact us for more information at wingsnz@hotmail.com or ring/text us on 021 0829 0683
A couple of hours of your time is all we need. 

WINGS will have a stall at the Tutukaka Twilight Market. Come and see us there. A great opportunity to get your Christmas gifts sorted.

Bring your Friends and Family