Karangahake Hall Market

4th Sunday of every month
9:00am to 2:00pm
Arts, Crafts, Preserves, Collectables, Health & Wellness, Toys, Produce, Clothing, Jewellery, Re-useable Goods

The Market has fresh home baking, savouries, toasted sandwiches and hot & cold beverages on offer.

To book a stall or for further information contact:
Janine 027 678 2035
[email protected]

Pre-booking stalls is essential

Thames Coromandel District Librariesr
Join us at Thames Library on Friday for our monthly Reading Group!
Bring whatever you've been reading this month for a morning of coffee and conversation with other book-lovers. We'd love to see you there!
Reading Group meets at 10:30am on the first Friday of the month, 
in the Carnegie Room at Thames Library.

Thames Continuing Education Group

We have interesting speakers,
covering a wide range of subjects.
4th Wednesday of each month from 10:00am
at the Civic Centre Mary Street Thames.
Cost: $4.00

Hauraki Rail Trail

The Thames 50+ Cycling Group is an open group that meets regularly and encourages all cycling enthusiasts to join in for a ride. The rides differ every week, ranging in length and landscape with plenty of time for coffee and a catch-up.
Rides leave on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8:45am
from the start of the Hauraki Rail Trail in Thames
(near Shortland Wharf).

Thames Aglow


Everyone is welcome at our meetings.
We have a speaker
on the 4th Friday of each month
10:00am to12:00 noon
with a shared lunch to follow.

Prayer and discussion group
on the 2nd Friday of each month
from 10:00am
after which we go out together for lunch.
Meetings are held at 415 Parawai Road Thames
Phone 07 868 8782

Looking for community involvement?
Welcome to the Thames Community Club


St. George's Community Meal

602 Mackay Street
every Monday 5:00 - 6:00pm

Hey kids! Join us after school every Tuesday and get building with everyone's favourite plastic bricks! Get involved with fun challenges or choose to build your own unique creations.
Brick Building Clubs are free at our libraries and take place every week during term at Thames Library and Mercury Bay Library.

Thames Probus Club

a social club for retirees in the local community

Come enjoy the friendship, fun and fellowship

Paeroa Probus

meet each 4th Wednesday
10am at Paeroa Bible Chapel
Wharf Street Paeroa
President: Elizabeth Beare
027 279 5854

Hauraki Plains Probus

meet each 3rd Wednesday
10am at Ngatea Memorial Hall
Helen Baker 021 181 8735
Owen Cox 027 291 2529

Thames Probus

meet each 2nd Tuesday
10am at Richmond Villas
89 Richmond Street Thames
President: June Baigent
07 868 3260

Whangamata Probus

meet each 3rd Wednesday
7pm at Whangamata Club
Chris Somerville 027 676 5005
Mike Somerville 027 282 1982

Thames Crafters Market

A monthly Craft Market held by various crafters
at the St James Hall Thames
on the second Saturday of each month.
202 Pahau Street
Pahau Street

Thames Community Cancer Support Inc

We have a coffee morning which is held on the
3rd Wednesday of each month at 10am at the
Croquet Room in Beach Road.
Those suffering from cancer and carers
and family are welcome.

Thames Coromandel District Libraries

Join us for a cuppa and chat at Thames library for our monthly Book Club.
Whatever you've been reading - long or short, silly or serious - meet up with fellow book lovers and share your views.
We meet in the Carnegie Room at the Thames Library on the first Friday of each month from 10:30am

Scottish Country Dancing

Every Thursday evening
Excellent exercise
Great social atmosphere
Casual dress
No partner required
Just $3 per class
For more info
contact Glenda 07 280063
or [email protected]
Where: Thames Citizen Band Hall
301a Queen Street Thames


Scottish Country Dancing

Every Thursday evening
Excellent exercise
Great social atmosphere
Casual dress
No partner required
Just $3 per class
For more info
contact Glenda 07 280063
or [email protected]
Where: Thames Citizen Band Hall
301a Queen Street Thames


Thames Small Gauge Railway

401 Brown Street Thames
Ride a miniature steam train along a scenic coastal track!


Valley Rockers Thames

Every Tuesday at 7:30pm
Thames Bowling Club
512 MacKay Street

Thames Branch
NZ Society of Genealogists

Kerepehi Brass
is back!
Practices are on
Wednesdays from 7:00pm
at the band hall.
We are also looking for new members

Toddler Time

Toddler Time is a fun-filled half an hour for toddlers to learn and play with stories, music, rhymes and activities.
It’s also a wonderful way to socialise tots
with both other toddlers and adults.
We meet every Thursday at 9:30am at Thames Library during term time.
Until December 10th

Thames Friday Night Markets
are now open every week

Thames Floral Art Club

We are a group that love flowers, and to teach and learn
creative floral arranging.
We meet on the 3rd Monday of the month.
Each month we have a workshop taught by
qualified teachers or members.
We also have a monthly optional competition
of a pre-done design done to a title.
Contact Pam Kenny
Phone: 07 868 9873
Email: [email protected]

Hauraki Thames
Scottish Country Dance Club

Join us and enjoy (keep fit) dancing.
Every Tuesday afternoon 2.30 to 4.30pm
at St James Hall Thames
and every Thursday evening 6.15 to 8.30pm
at Band Room Queen Street Thames
Contact: Winnifred Sheehan
Phone: 07 868 9526
Email: [email protected]

Thames Camera Club

The Club meets on the
third Wednesday of every month
(excluding December and January)

 downstairs in the Wintec building
414 Queen Street Thames
Contact: Tina Haakma
027 225 8779


The Program of
Growth to Maturity

World Community
Mental Health Movement

GROW holds meetings in Thames every Tuesday and Friday.

Meetings last two hours, and are followed by refreshments.
Groups vary in size from 3 to 15 members.

No membership fees or dues are charged – contributions at the end of group meetings are strictly voluntary.
No introductions are needed. Just come along.
For Tuesday meetings, contact Patti 021 233 3184
For Friday meetings contact Annie 07 868 9284

Thames Friendship Club

307 Mary Street Thames
Bingo, Quizzes, Movies, Speakers,
Entertainment, Short Outings, 
Afternoon Tea
Mobility Van Pick-up available
Meets every Tuesday 1.00pm – 3.00pm
All welcome – $3.00 includes afternoon tea
President: Judy Walsh
Mobile: 021 0253 0462
Email: [email protected]

Thames Golf Club

Peninsula Prime Meats Open

1st Thursday of every month


Waitakaruru Monthly Market

Waitakaruru welcomes you to our monthly market!
Always the last Saturday of each month, from 9:00am - 1:00pm
You'll find a relaxed atmosphere and vibrant community hub
full of little, local, family run businesses.
There's something for everyone - arts, crafts, fashion, jewellery,
homewares, garden art, botanicals, artisan products and food.
To register as a stallholder please enquire re:
[email protected]
or contact Bronwyn on 022 497 4031