Retirement village contacts

If you live in a retirement village or rest home, and would be willing to act as the contact person for information on U3A seminars, please contact Graham Slater on 353-0586 or

Sketching Group vacancies

There are 2 vacancies in the Sketching Group which meets at 10am on the 3rd Monday each month.  If interested, please contact Pauline Wellwood on 356 1977 or

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

Write Your Travel Stories

Have you ever considered writing down your travel stories?
We use photos, maps and tourist brochures to jog the memory.
If you would like to join with others to share stories and experiences contact me at 353 7742.
We meet 2nd Monday of the month at 11am.
Jacque Aldridge

Start a learning group!

New groups can be started at any time. The possibilities are endless – you never know until you try!  If you are interested in coordinating a group, please contact Chris Phillips at or 358-1991.