January with John Ward

To fill a U3A void, John invites you to join him at 36D Elmira Avenue at 1pm on Monday’s, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout January, to share films and music on his large screens with surround sound.  For further information, contact John on 358 7117 or 027 4455 299.

Recording & Broadcast Group

Now has a weekly programme on Manawatu People’s Radio. It is called “Manawatu Conversations” and focuses primarily on oral history. It is broadcast on Tuesdays at 1pm on 999AM. You can also hear the station here, or follow the link on the station’s web page: Past episodes are available as podcasts here.   Queries to

Get your newsletters in colour!

By switching to receiving your newsletters and other U3A documents via email, you will reduce costs for U3A Manawatu, and see them in colour!  Please contact Larry Haist via email or phone 280-4471, to make this change.

New learning groups wanted

Work on assembling the 2019 programme is underway, and new groups are wanted.  If you are interested in coordinating a group, please contact Chris Phillips at or 358-1991.   The possibilities are endless – you never know until you try!