Monthly General Meeting

  • When: Third Wednesday of each month
  • Where: Cooperating Church Hall, 124 Comries Road, Chartwell.

  • Time: Meeting starts at 10.00am. Coffee after lecture.
  • The 18th  November meeting will have a somewhat different format to usual; as we celebrate being together after what has been a challenging year for many. There will not be a guest speaker but there will be a varied programme of music, education and fun.

    Come along and be entertained and educated! There will also be a special morning tea!


Future speakers will include

Dr Mark Houlihan

Dr Richard Hoskins

Richard is a Public Health Medicine Specialist working for Waikato DHB’s Public Health Unit as a Medical Officer of Health. His current work interests include smokefree, alcohol and communicable disease control, with a particular interest in outbreak control and measles elimination. He will also be discussing the Coronavirus pandemic.

Sarah Thomson, City Councillor. Topic TBA.

Rob McGowan

Rob McGowan currently works for the Department of Conservation (DOC) and is the Amo Aratu for Nga Whenua Rahui (NWR), a contestable Ministerial fund established in 1991 to provide funding for the protection of indigenous ecosystems on Māori land.

Rob is one of the foremost authorities on rongoā Māori (traditional Māori medicine)