Newsletter 10 June 2022


This is a reminder to members that our Luncheon to celebrate the over 80’s is to be held on Friday 17th at 12 noon at the Royal Hotel. There is a choice of 3 meals to choose from at a cost of $10.00 . Portland U3a will subsidize the balance of $10 pp. To make a booking please contact Lynne McNaughton 0400078519. All bookings must be accompanied by $10 for lunch. Lynn is available Wednesday Morning at exercises from 9.15am to take final bookings as the close off time is 11.00am. Please note you do not have to be over 80 to attend as some people think. This is a celebration for all our members to get together and enjoy the day.

PUBLIC HOLIDAY MONDAY 13TH JUNE. There will be no activities available on Monday.


VENUE: Portland Library TIME: 10.30 start DATE: 28th June

GUEST SPEAKER; Russell Robinson from Hamilton.

Members this is a guest speaker you should not want to miss. Russell is going to be showing photos and also giving us a talk about diving destinations he has visited recently. The first dive is Chuuk or Truk Lagoon(Wreck Diving Capital of the world) and also the home of the Japanese fleet in WW11

Secondly Tawali Resort which is on the east coast of PNG and borders Milne Bay another area of interest during WW11. Finally Nule (known as the rock of the Pacific) a very small island located north east of Auckland NZ.

This is going to be an exciting talk and photo display and venturing into the unknown depths of the sea.

There will be a sheet put up next week to book your place. Get in early so you don’t miss out.

Enjoy your week and stay safe.