Directory

Whatever you are interested in - there are lots of local groups and clubs who meet regularly to share their passion for something - from exercise groups, outdoor activities, community support to creative pastimes - there should be something for everyone! 
This directory focuses on information about interest groups and hobbies. If you are interested in information regarding family or health support services, please consult the Family Service Directory
We aim to keep this website as up-to-date and comprehensive as possible. Please get in touch if you have additional information, wish to change details and find something that's wrong: Contact us

Animals

Grey Valley Riding Club
Secretary: Anna Hynes
anna.hynes@wcdhb.health.nz
SPCA Greymouth
Melanie Rutherford
Ph (03) 768 5223
greyspca@xtra.co.nz
25-27 Preston Road, Greymouth 7805
West Coast Cage Bird Club
George Whyte
Ph (03) 768 7774
West Coast South Island Poultry & Pigeon Club
David Brooks
Ph (03) 762 5604

Arts & Crafts

Art in the Park
Gary Hopkinson
Ph (03) 736 9908
Hopkinson@xtra.co.nz
Left Bank Art Gallery
artgalleryleftbank@gmail.com
1 Tainui Street, Greymouth 7805
Scenicland Quilters
Jan Ball
Ph (03) 768 4988
Westland Creative Fibre
Judith Hebberd (West Coast area Representative)
jmchebberd@xtra.co.nz
Denise Falloon (Hokitika area Representative)
fibertrix@gmail.com
Woolly West Coasters
Marie Lucas
Ph (03) 768 7653
146 Shakespeare Street, Greymouth 7805

Children & Teenagers

Buller Westland Playcentre Association
Ph (03) 755 6409
bwpc.sec@actrix.co.nz
Ph (03) 768 0782
PO Box 36, Hokitika 7842
Greymouth Early Learning Centre (Barnados)
(03) 768 7476
7 Alexander Street, Greymouth 7805
Greymouth Parents Centre
Aleisha Jellyman
Ph (03) 768 6316
greymouth@parentscentre.org.nz
PO Box 36, Greymouth 7840
Greymouth Toy Library
Sharlene Clark-Vaaelua
Ph (03) 768 4515
shar-lom@clear.net.nz
Kaniere Playcentre
Ph 03 7557425
Kaniere Playcentre, 14 Camp St (beside Kaniere School), Kaniere, Hokitika

Community Support & Volunteering

Ahaura Community Trust Board
Russell Becker
Ph (03) 732 3879
Association Order of St John
Therese Gibbens
Ph (03) 768 9611 station
Ph (03) 768 6882 hm
PO Box 508, Greymouth 7840
Barrytown Hall
barrytown.hall@gmail.com
6 Cargill Road, Barrytown 7873
Blackball Recreation Reserve
G R Hutchinson
16 Town Belt South, Blackball 7804
Camerons Community Club
Mike Craw
Ph (03) 762 6874
13 Camerons Road, Camerons, Greymouth 7805
Dobson Recreation Reserve
A McPhie
Ph (03) 762 5754
Garth Recreation Reserve
Russell Becker
Ph (03) 732 3879
Greymouth Uniting Church
Helen McMillan - Secretary
Ph 03 768 5949
info@greymouthuniting.nz
Lyn Heine - Minister
Ph 03 768 5949
203 Tainui St, Greymouth 7805
Kaiata Community Centre
Margaret Becker
Ph (03) 768 7922
21 Litchfield Street, Kaiata, Greymouth 7805
Kumara Community Sportsground Group
Murray Stuart
Ph (03) 736 9339
Karenandmuz@xtra.co.nz
139 Tui Street, Kumara
Lions Club of Greymouth
P Robertson
Ph (03) 768 6639
probbie@xtra.co.nz
PO Box 286, Greymouth
National Council of Women
Irene Messenger
Ph (03)768 6099
180 Preston Road, Blaketown, Greymouth 7805
New Coasters
Birte Becker-Steel
Ph 027 407 0302
38 Albert Street, Greymouth 7805
Ngahere Recreation Reserve
T Daly
Ph (03) 732 4861
PO Box 19, Ngahere
Ogilvie Recreation Reserve
A Dawson
Ph (03) 762 6884
12 Thomas Road, Gladstone, Greymouth 7805
Rapahoe Recreation Reserve
Doug Burt
Ph (03) 762 7360
19 Stewart Street, Rapahoe, Greymouth 7803
Runanga Area Association Inc
Paul Kearns
Ph (03) 762 7352
pfnz@ymail.com
Taylorville Reserve Board
Mrs J Nodwell
Ph (03) 762 5659
63 Taylor Street, Taylorville, Greymouth 7805
West Coast Coastguard
Marine Rescue Centre
Ph (03) 768 5511
westcoast@nzcoastguard.org.nz
Steer Ave, Blaketown, PO Box 368, Greymouth 7840

Education and Learning

Greymouth Linux Users Group
David Moore
linux@westcoast.org.nz
6 Mackay St, Greymouth 7805
Techspace
Eric Martini
wcedtechtrust@gmail.com
6 Mackay St, Greymouth 7805

Hobby Groups & Clubs

Blackball Workingmen's Club
Ph (03) 732 4476
PO Box 732 4476, Blackball
Brunner Workingmen's Club
(03) 762 5767
7 Wainui Street, Dobson, Greymouth 7805
Greymouth Contract Bridge Club
Ian Anderson
Ph (03) 768 6687
Greymouth Returned Services Association
Ph (03) 768 7307
181 Tainui Street, Greymouth 7805
Greymouth Workingmen's Club
Ph (03) 768 4000
41 Guinness Street, Greymouth 7805
Hokitika Toastmasters Club
Miiam Rees
Miriamrees@xtra.co.nz
Runanga Workingmen's Club
Ph (03) 762 7854
runangaclub@xtra.co.nz
PO Box 8, Runanga
Westland Cake Decorators Guild
Ainslie McMaster
Ph (03) 762 5698

Music & Dance

Debbieanne's School of Modern Dance
Debbieanne Johnson
Ph (03) 762 5835
debbieanne4u@hotmail.com
Just Jazz - The West Coast Big Band
Brian Blackman
Ph (03)762 6520 - home
Ph (03)768 0397 - work
3 Rutherglen Road, Paroa, Greymouth 7805
Nuline Dance West Coast
nulinedancewestcoastnz@gmail.com
River Linedancers
Ellen Moreton
Ph (03) 768 0626
Scottish Country Dancing
Catherine Van paassen
c.vanpaassen@xtra.co.nz
St Andrews Church Hall, Hokitika
St Patricks Parish Choir
Sue Falvey
Ph (03) 768 5871
c/- St Patricks Church, 40 High Street, Greymouth 7805
West Coast Linedancers
Daph Power
Ph (03) 736 9289

Outdoors, Gardening, etc.

Coast Road Dawn Chorus
Suzanne Hills
dawnchorus@westcoast.org.nz
Driftwood and Sand Beach Sculpture Event
Birte Becker
beebee.hoki@gmail.com
Forest & Bird-West Coast Branch
Clare Backes - Secretary
Ph 03 7558697
westcoast.branch@forestandbird.org.nz
Paparoa Wildlife Trust
Sally Gallant
Ph 027 228 3451
kiwi1@pwt.org.nz
Ph 03 732 3101
239 Slaty Creek Road, RD1, Blackball 7871
Rose Society
Marg & Stan Hyde
668 Taylorville Road, Taylorville, Greymouth 7805
West Coast Alpine Club
Rachel Berry
Ph 03 755 8811
admin@westcoastalpineclub.org.nz
West Coast Penguin Trust
Inger Perkins
info@bluepenguin.org.nz
PO Box 63, Hokitika 7842

Sports & Physical Activities

Blackball boxing Club
Helen McEwen
Ph (03) 732 4333
Blaketown Body Boarding Club
Kevin Rodden
Ph (03) 768 6929
Essentrics with Esther
Esther Renton
Ph 027 3800813
essentricswestcost@gmail.com
Grey District Walkers
Graham Schaef
Ph 03 768 7437
shafy@xtra.co.nz
203 Tainui St, Greymouth 7805
Greymouth Clay Target Club
Brian Forrest
Ph (03) 768 6702
Greymouth RSA Han Ma Um Olympic TaeKwonDo
Deb Brayshaw
Ph 027 538 0761
181 Tainui Street, Greymouth 7805
Greymouth Tai Chi
Kii Dench
5 Cadman Street, Runanga, Greymouth
Hokitika Badminton Club
Kaye Mitchell
Ph (03) 755 6880
Kahuna Board Riders Club
Jeff Jones
Ph 03 768 4603
Kotuku Surf Life Saving Club
Mark Bolland
Ph 027 694 7041
Lake Brunner Yacht Club
Geoff Bromley
PO Box 87, Greymouth 78740
Lake Kaniere Yacht & Power Boat Club
Colin Stevenson
Ph (03) 755 5293
lakekaniere@xtra.co.nz
PO Box 302, Hokitika 7842
Social Badminton
Val Sweetman
Ph (03) 768 7886
Tasman Sea Scout Group
Chris
Ph 021 0869 5659
West Coast Basketball Association
Michael Brownlee
Ph 021 046 5448
westcoastbasketball@hotmail.com
PO Box 272, Greymouth 7840
West Coast Branch, NZ Jet Boating Association
Colin Holmes
Ph (03) 762 6555
Warren & Tanya Whitmore
Ph (03) 762 5601
tanyaw@xtra.co.nz
West Coast Cricket Association (all grades)
Therese Gibbens
Ph 021 467 042
therese@gibbens.co.nz
PO Box 334, Greymouth 7840
West Coast Pathway Inc (Cycling)
Rosie McGrath
Ph (03) 768 1160 ext716
Rosie.mcgrath@cdhb.health.nz
West Coast Rugby League Inc
Peter Kerridge
Ph (03) 768 5647
peterkerridge@netaccess.co.nz
26 Buccleugh Street, Greymouth 7805
West Coast Rugby Union
Mike Connors
Ph (03) 768 7822
wcrugby@netaccess.co.nz
Ph 027 221 1338
123 Main South Road, Greymouth 7805
West Coast Rugby Union JAB
Rob Maitland
Ph 021 1433 708
rbmait@xtra.co.nz
96 Rolleston Street, Hokitika
Westland Canoe Club
PO Box 136, Greymouth 7840

Support Groups & Services, Health & Other

CCS Disability Action - Canterbury West Coast Branch
Robert Miedema
Ph (03) 768 4675
25 Albert Street, Greymouth 7805
Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga
Doreen Pugh & Michelle Spafford
Ph (03) 768 5702
PO Box 91, Greymouth 7840