Newsletter: March #3

I'd  like to take this opportunity to express our condolences, and deep sadness at the tragic events of Friday 's Mosque shooting in Christchurch.  If you have family, friends, colleagues or associates, of anyone affected by this heinous attack, our sympathy and compassion go out to you.


Today, MONDAY 18 March

Cribb is on downstairs at 1pm and this evening we have Country Music at 7pm, in the Lounge.

The Restaurant  is closed every Monday.


TUESDAY 19 March

Afternoon Housie starts at 1.30pm upstairs in the Lounge, and in the evening we have Line Dancing from 6.30pm – 8.30pm, with entertainment by Mike Derecourt.

Indoor Bowls and Darts are in the Gumboot Bar from 7pm.

The Restaurant is open from 12 noon for lunch and in the evening at 5.30pm it's Spare Ribs for $20.00, which includes a handle of beer or a glass of house wine.


Line dancing classes upstairs at 9.30am. 

Downstairs  in the Gumboot Bar, Euchre starts at 7.00pm.

The Restaurant is open for lunch from 12 noon, and in the evening from 5.30pm, it's Steak Night for $18.00.  This includes a handle of beer or a glass of house wine.


THURSDAY 21 March. 

Fitness Class starts at 9.30am in the Lounge and then in the afternoon, the Mahjong Club meets downstairs at 12.30pm.  
New players and beginners are most welcome.

Thursday evening is the weekly Membership Draw in the Lounge.  This week the draw is $2500.  You must be present in the Club at the time of the draw  to claim the prize.

Downstairs is the Bottom Bar Basket.  There will be 2 meat raffles upstairs and 3 meat raffles downstairs each week and the $1 door draw in both bars. 

Winner takes all.

The entertainer for the evening will be Rick Shirley, starting at  7pm in the Lounge.

The Restaurant is open for lunch at 12 noon, and Thursday night from 5.30pm, is buffet, blackboard specials and bistro meals. Something for everyone's appetite!

FRIDAY 22 March. 

Line Dancing classes in the Lounge at 9.30am.  There are 2 beginners classes from 9.30am – 11am and the Intermediate class from 11am – 12 noon.

Downstairs the Handle Club is on at 5pm.  New members are welcome to join.  Your $10 subs are due now for the new year. See Jim Douglas to join and to pay.

In the Restaurant  we have Lunch from 12noon, and don't forget Friday Family Night from 5.30pm. Choose from the A La Carte menu, plus children 12yrs and under eat free from the kids menu. 

SATURDAY 23 March & SUNDAY 24 March

A sedate weekend at the Club after the shenanigans of St Patrick's Day last Sunday.

The Restaurant will be keeping everyone fed on Saturday evening with bistro, bar meals and daily specials, and a buffet menu on Sunday from 5.30pm, 

Adults $25 pp and kids $10 pp, (6 - 12yrs) .


For your convenience, the Shunters Restaurant kitchen is now providing frozen takeaway meals. Good hearty meals, available to purchase from the Bar during Club opening hours, ready for you to heat 'n' eat at home.  Only $8 each - or buy 5 and get 1 FREE.  The meal options will change weekly depending on availability, so please ask the Bar staff to check out what's in stock on the day.

The Club Van is available every Thursday – Saturday, from 4pm til closing.  Phone Colin or Phil, on 0211684171, to book a ride.  This is a service provided to our members and visitors. A "donation" box is placed in the van for all donations.  All funds are used for the continued running costs associated with this service.  If you require the Van and Driver for an event, or to take you to a pre-arranged destination, please contact the Manager/Office to book this to suit your requirements.  Depending on your destination, a small fee will be charged outside a 10km radius from the Club.

Available NOW - As part of the redecorating in the Shunters Restaurant, we will be replacing the current tables with a fresh new look.  If you are interested in purchasing any of the old tables, we have 8 oblong (6 seater) and 8 square (4 seater), tables for sale.  The price is very reasonable, at $10 each square table, or $20 each oblong table.  Should you wish to purchase multiple tables, we are open to negotiation, make an offer.  Perhaps buy 4 get 1 free !!  First come, first sold, basis only.  You must collect them at the time of purchase.  No holds or returns.

COMING UP  - Save the dates..


Join these 2 Legendary NZ country music entertainers, in the upstairs Lounge from 3pm, for an afternoon show of fun, laughter, and great music.
Bookings are necessary, and tickets are available NOW, from the Club Office, or from the Bars. 
 $15.00 pp Early Bird ...... or $20.00 pp Door Sales, on the day.

Sunday 19 May – The Waiuku Cosmopolitan Club Annual General Meeting for members, will be held in the Club Lounge at 10am.  ALL financial Members welcome.

Prior to this, nominations are called for the positions of Returning Officer (by Fri 29 March), and for President, Vice President & (8) Committee  members (by Fri 26 April).

All information is displayed on the boards in the Lounge and Downstairs bar.  Please read all the information and make the effort to nominate and be nominated, by the due date, and to attend the AGM on 19 May.


Lock it In .....  Country Music Festival, 3 day event, 5th – 7thJuly 2019.  Watch this space for more information to follow.

If you have anything you would like to share with all members, please see me in the Office, or email me by Friday, to be included in the newsletter on Monday.

Club van is available Thursday through to Saturday from 4pm onwards if you need a ride to and from the Club. Ring Colin 0211684171


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That's all for now folks!

Have a good week.