Bowling Club 20 Purau Ave, Diamond Harbour

Our teams are performing in 2 different Ellesmere area competitions and a number of our ladies represent the Ellesmere sub-centre against other sub-centre rep. teams. People interested in bowling are welcome to come and trial bowling on any Mon, Thurs or Sat afternoon. “Happy hour” continues on Thursdays. Contact: Russell Lienert 329 4066 (Sec) Bowling […]


Waipapa Courts Norman Kirk Memorial Park, Diamond Harbour

Contact details in the Community section

Toy Library

Verandah Room 2A Waipapa Ave, Diamond Harbour

The Toy Library is located in the Verandah Room at the Community Hall. We offer a great selection of quality inside and outdoor toys for hire from babies through to school aged children. Opening hours: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month 10am-12noon. New members are always welcome. For further info email Gemma Veasey

Historical Assoc

Rugby Clubrooms 2A Waipapa Ave, Diamond Harbour

The third in our series local speakers will be Bryan Fowler. Bryan and Rosie have a long attachment with the area and have lived here for some 16 years. Bryan will talk about his fascination with the southern reaches of New Zealand's sphere. His years  spent teaching on Stewart Island and visits to Snares Island […]

Camera Club

Rugby Clubrooms 2A Waipapa Ave, Diamond Harbour

We will meet again in the Rugby Club Rooms, when we will be joined by Heather Joy Milne of Heather Joy Photographs. Heather specialises in photographing people, places, architecture and social commentary in post-quake Christchurch. Newcomers are very welcome as always, with visitors giving a $3 donation. If you would like to join the club […]

Harbour Singers

Green Room 2A Waipapa Ave, Diamond Harbour

We welcome new members. Practices with Rachel Bayliss Wednesdays at 7pm in the Green Room. World music taught in a supportive and friendly atmosphere. Contact Margie Dickinson 329 3331 or Joy McLeod 329 4119. Joy McLeod

Writers Group

Church Hall 85 Marine Drive, Diamond Harbour

We meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 2pm in the Church Hall. New members would be very welcome, so if you enjoy putting pen to paper, come and join us. Our next meeting will be on Wednesday November 13. Enquires to Rex Harrison 329 4920 or Bryan Fowler 329 3135. Rex Harrison

Camera Club

Green Room 2A Waipapa Ave, Diamond Harbour

Our guest speaker is Canterbury photographer Steve Attwood of Auldwood Photography. Steve’s interests include tramping, ornithology, landscape and bird photography. A former journalist and a conservationist, Steve provides photos for DOC, and works for a Christchurch PR company. You can see his photos at Newcomers welcome - visitors $3 donation please. Joan Gladwyn 329 […]