Site updated 26th November 2021
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                           Motto -

"Steering a safe course through our                          retirement years".

Entries have been received for our Club's Photographic Competition illustrating "Lockdown". Winning entries have been decided by our panel of judges and they will be announced at our first Club meeting and prizes will be awarded when we are allowed to safely gather again/ To view, click on the link below:     
                                     https://photos.app.goo.gl/HkMazcz3av8vBnY6A

This is an invitation to retired – or about to be retired, active men and women of good character, living on the Hibiscus Coast, to become members of this recently established Club. Here you will be meeting up with others at future monthly gatherings - to enjoy conviviality and listen to excellent guest speakers.

Successful applicants will be invited to participate in low-cost bi-monthly outings to interesting places and events. For those who have an interest in keeping fit, our Rebus Ramblers of Gulf Harbour, meet weekly on a Monday morning for a 2 hour stroll to places near and far, followed by a refreshing coffee at a nearby Cafe.

Other "Interest Groups" already established include dining out,  Mah Jong and visits to the Auckland CBD. We have two quality luncheons during the year, one mid-year and the other pre-Christmas for members and partners. 

Meetings are held at the Gulf Harbour Yacht Club, 1299 Laurie Southwick Parade, Gulf Harbour at 9.30am until noon on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (excluding January) After a short business session, one of our own members is a Club speaker (10-15 mins) followed by morning tea and then an external Guest Speaker. Meetings conclude by midday. The annual Subscription is $30 plus a “one off” $25 joining fee.

​Our Club is the 52nd Rebus Club in New Zealand and the 7th to be established in the Rodney District. Rebus is an organization which has its origins in the world-wide Probus movement which was a Rotary sponsored community service program.

However, unlike Rotary, we have no service obligations such as fund-raising or amenity establishment. Many of us have “been there, done that".

 

Now is the time of life to simply indulge ourselves with new friendships and leisure activities.

To learn more about Rebus Clubs in other parts of NZ, visit the NZ website by

clicking on this link                        or call 09 424 7115 - Mob 0274 739 787.

 

    © Rebus Club of Gulf Harbour 2019.   Web design - G McIntosh

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At last - we can at least meet outdoors now that Auckland has moved to Step 2 Level 3.  Many of our enthusiastic members turned out on this sunny Whangaparaoa day for a shared morning tea at Okoromai Bay.                                                      
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                   Riley Bell was our Guest speaker 11 August. He was thanked by Pieter Hopkins:
                                             Subject: Getting to know SE Asia from the air. 
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Meeting 14 July - record member attendance - and 6 visitors
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Our Speaker was John Charles, Artist extraordinaire who captivated our attention with a humerous and well illustrated account of his multi-faceted career. This included the design of                         the Pop-up Globe theatre which travels all over the world.
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Neil Wilkinson, Guest Speaker 9 June 2021- subject "30 Years chasing the Americas Cup"

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Guest Speaker -  12 May 2021 John Pringle, Chairman and Trustee, Angel Flights NZ

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    Committee 2021/22 were elected at our AGM, 10th March 2021.
 
    From L-R,  Peter Odendaal (Secretary), Jane London, John Lee,  Judi Lee (President),                                     Christine Handley and Keith Handley (Treasurer).
                                                                      

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Our first Anniversary  was  held
on 14 October 2020.  
Graeme McIntosh, Chairman of
Rebus NZ assists President Peter
in the cutting of the Cake.
The meeting also inducted two
more members  which lifts total
membership for  our first year
to 52. In the climate of Covid 19
and the restrictions  it brought to
so many Clubs  during the lock
down periods, Chairman  Graeme 
says this is a remarkable
achievement and notes that the
Club has  a membership
objective of  75 plus in 2021
.

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         An historic occasion - President Peter Odendaal inducts
                     21 Foundation members on the 9th October 2019

Ramblers at Milldale 22 November 21
Ramblers at Milldale 22 November 21

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Ramblers  15 Nov 2021
Ramblers 15 Nov 2021

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Ramblers Orewa Estuary 19 April 2021
Ramblers Orewa Estuary 19 April 2021

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Ramblers at Milldale 22 November 21
Ramblers at Milldale 22 November 21

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To view a Slide Gallery of Ramblers photos, hover cursor on either side of each pic to locate arrows to advance to next one.

Visit to Civic Theatre 30 May 2021
Visit to Civic Theatre 30 May 2021

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CBD Explorers enjoying the Contemporary Art Exhibition, Auckland Art Gallery 12 January
CBD Explorers enjoying the Contemporary Art Exhibition, Auckland Art Gallery 12 January

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CBD Explorers visit the Wildlife Exhibition at the Auckland Museum
CBD Explorers visit the Wildlife Exhibition at the Auckland Museum

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Visit to Civic Theatre 30 May 2021
Visit to Civic Theatre 30 May 2021

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To view a Slide Gallery of CBD Explorers Group, hover cursor on either side of each pic to locate arrows