Great reasons to join

A club for men of good character no longer working full time

Meetings

Enjoy the conviviality of new friends and acquaintances at meetings in the New Lynn Friendship Hall, 3063 Great North Road, second Friday of the month 10.00 am - 12.00 noon.

Trips

Use your Gold Card for free train and ferry trips with club members to places such as Devonport's Naval Museum, Oneroa's The Local on Waiheke Island and Pepperjack's Restraurant at Pine Harbour.

Events

Go to our coffee mornings, casual lunches, mid-winter and Christmas lunch. Past venues include Jamie's Cafe, Denny's, Bricklane, The Sugar Grill, Y-Not Restaurant, Swanson RSA.

Club information

Non-political, non-sectarian, non-profit, autonomous

Venue

3063 GREAT NORTH RD

The Friendship Hall is located at 3063 Great Nth Rd (down ROW opp. McCrae Way) Ample off-street parking. Also accessible from Mcnaughton Way.

Membership

LOW COST $25 P.A.

No joining fee. Annual membership subscription $25. Wives/partners welcome to all events & trips. Visitors always welcome (no charge).

Meetings

2ND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

Format is an update on club activities; morning tea, coffee and biscuits; followed by an invited guest speaker (10.00 a.m. - 12.00 noon).

Train & Bus

WALK 300M TO VENUE.

It is a short walk via McCrae Way from the New Lynn Transport Centre to the Friendship Hall.

Bank Account

Bank Account

38-9022-0402722-00

Payments for everything but trips e.g. subscriptions and mid-winter lunch, can be made by direct credit to the club's bank account. The bank account for trips is 12 3232 0318628 00

What our members say

Insight, appreciation and a quip.
Bill Fairs

Bill Fairs

PAST PRESIDENT

"Men in West Auckland retiring now, who do not know about Rebus and who don't become members of our club, do not know what they are missing out on."

Anthony Dennis

Anthony Dennis

MEMBER SINCE 2013

"Scrolling through the photos, maps, plans, graphs, cartoons and aerial shots in the March newsletter was both interesting and entertaining. Enjoyed it immensly and will reread it again and again. Memories are made of this."

Bill Mutch

Bill Mutch

CURRENT PRESIDENT

After 25 years as membership co-ordinatior of the Railway Enthusiasts Society, Ray Hancock at age 96 decided to retire. At the July 2020 meeting Bill Mutch said, "Wouldn't you think he would have left it until he was 100."

News

Latest on meetings, trips and events

Pine Harbour Marina

There is an outing to Pine Harbour on Wednesday 23rd November and it is a Gold Card trip. That means we use the Gold Card to get to Britomart, walk over to the Ferry Building, Read more…

November 2022 Newsletter

There are reports on the James Webb Space Telescope presentation by Dr Chris Benton from the Auckland Astronomical Society, a trip to Auckland Zoo held with Waitakere Combined Rebus, and a coffee morning at Esquires Read more…

October 2022 Newsletter

At the September monthly meeting, there were eleven visitors. They had come to hear James Duncan give the third of his three talks on Auckland’s tram system. James described how one man’s effort to save Read more…

Get in Touch

Do you need more information about us?

Postal Address

19A Riversdale Road
Avondale
Auckland 1026

Give us a ring

Vince Middeldorp
(Secretary)
Hm 8285250
Mob 0211896822

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