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We have friendly stitch groups throughout New Zealand who love to welcome new members.
If you're interested in coming along to a meeting to see what it's like, feel free to contact the person in your area for more information.
Each Guild sets their own annual membership fee. Membership entitles members to attend special regional workdays, exhibitions and workshops that aren't available to the general public. Guild members pay reduced rates to attend ANZEG's biennial Conference and National Embroidery School. A subscription to the national magazine, published bi-annually, Threads, is also included.
NOTE: If you are interested in joining a Guild, please get in touch.
Some Guilds will require attendees to have a Vaccine Pass, but each group
sets their own rules, depending on their numbers.
Some meeting places may have also changed, as hired venues may not
allow outside visitors under the pandemic's current traffic light settings.
NORTHERN NORTH ISLAND Regional Representative:
Robyn Hart – email@example.com
AUCKLAND | Email Sarah: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: Auckland Embroidery
Meets 2nd Tue 10am-noon, 1st Sat 10am-3pm – Textile Arts Centre, 25 Poronui St, Mt Eden.
2nd & 3rd Thurs 9.30am-12, St. Andrews Anglican Church Hall, 43 Queen St, Pukekohe.
at St Columbia Church Hall, 480 Ti Rakau Dr, Botany Downs.
HIBISCUS COAST | Email Jan: email@example.com
Meets 2nd Wed 7-9pm, 4th Thurs 10am-12,
Hibiscus Coast Community House (behind Estuary Arts) Orewa.
Age Concern Rooms, 7 The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland.
WHANGAREI | Email Jenny: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets Tue 9.30 at Maunu Masonic Village Hall, Maunu Rd, Whangarei.
Workdays 1st/2nd/4th Tue, 9.30-12.30.
WAIKATO / BAY OF PLENTY Regional Representative:
Linda Inglis, email email@example.com
GALATEA | Email Julie: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets 1st/3rd/5th Thursday at 7pm, Galatea School staffroom, Mangamate Rd.
OPOTIKI | Email Julia: email@example.com
Meets Thu 10am to 2pm, Masonic Lodge Rooms, 125 St John St, Opotiki.
ROTORUA | Email Brenda: firstname.lastname@example.org
TAUPO | Email Ann: email@example.com
Meets for workdays every Wed + every alternate Tue 9.45am-12noon, Taupo Vintage Car Clubrooms, AC Reserve (off Spa Rd), Taupo.
THAMES VALLEY | Email Rae: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets 3rd Sat 10am-3pm various centres.
Workdays every Wed 10am-2pm; 1st & 2nd Mon of month, 7-9pm.
HAWKE’S BAY / GISBORNE Regional Representative
Tracey Boyd, email email@example.com
CHB NEEDLEWORKERS | Email Rosemary: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: CHB Needleworkers
Meet 1st & 3rd Monday, 10-2, Bridge Club, Mt Herbert Rd, Waipukurau.
HAWKE’S BAY | Email Susan: email@example.com
Meets: Rotary Lounge, Taradale Town Hall: 2nd Tues 6.30pm Feb-Apr + Oct/Nov and 2nd Sat 2pm May-Sept (from Feb 2020).
Workdays: 1st Sat 12-4pm, The Old Customhouse, Ahuriri. Wed 10am-3pm, St Peter Chanel Hall, Hastings.
Every 2nd Thurs 7.30-9.30pm, Cox Real Estate, Lower Emerson St, Napier.
NEEDLEWORKERS HB | Email Jane: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets Mon 10am-3pm, members’ homes.
WAIROA | Email Sue: email@example.com
Meets 2nd/4th Wed 9.30-12. Nights 1st/3rd Mon 7.30-9pm, members’ homes.
3rd Saturday 9.30-3pm Presbyterian Church Lounge, 98 Queen St.
TARANAKI / WANGANUI / MANAWATU Regional Representative:
Felicity Willis, email firstname.lastname@example.org
CENTRAL TARANAKI | Email Karen: email@example.com
Meets 3rd Tues 7pm, Anglican Church Hall, 52 Juliet Street, Stratford. Workdays 1st Saturday.
MANAWATU | Email Shona: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets 1st Mon, 7.30pm, The Lychway, 5 Roy St, Palmerston North. Workdays 2nd Sat in Sept.
NEW PLYMOUTH | Email Margaret: email@example.com
Facebook: New Plymouth Embroiderers Guild
Meets 1st Wed 7.30pm at Disabled Citizens Rooms, 83 Hine Street.
Worknights 2nd, 3rd, 4th Wed 7.30pm. 3rd Sat 10-4, Feb-Nov.
SOUTH TARANAKI | Email Dorothy: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets every Tue, CCS Disability Action Rooms, cnr Princes and Riddiford Sts Hawera, 7.30pm. Meeting night 4th Tues.
Junior stitchers Tue 5.30-7pm (same location).
WANGANUI | Email Ann: email@example.com
Meet Fri 10-2 at Hospice Whanganui. Workday 2nd Sun, 11-2, Dempsey & Forrest lounge, Guyton St.
COOK STRAIT Regional Representative:
Jenny Hunter, email firstname.lastname@example.org
HOROWHENUA | Email Enid: email@example.com
Meets Tue 1pm, Levin & Dist Brass Bandroom, 82 Weraroa St, Levin.
Workdays 2nd/3rd/4th Tues 1-4pm (Feb-Nov).
KAPITI | Email Robyn: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stitch days 1st Fri 9am, Waikanae Bridge Clubrooms, 27B Elizabeth St; 2nd Fri 9:30am, Olive Grove Cafe, Mahara Pl.
Guild meeting 3rd Fri 9.30am also at Bridge Club.
No meetings Dec/Jan.
MANA | Email Beverley: email@example.com
Meets 4th Sat, 10.00am to 2.30pm for Stitch-In and meeting.
Stitch-In Wed 9.30-12.30, boardroom, Tawa Community Centre, 5 Cambridge Tce, Tawa.
UPPER HUTT | Email Michelle: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets 1st Tue 7.30pm, St Hilda’s Parish Hall, Cruickshank Rd, Upper Hutt. Workday 3rd Sat,10am-3pm also at St Hilda’s.
Workdays 4th Sat 10.30-3.
Stitch-ins 1st & 3rd Tues 10.30-3.
Workdays 3rd Sat 1.30-4.30, Johnsonville Community Centre.
CANTERBURY Regional Representative:
Lynette Crowther, email email@example.com
Meets Wed 9.30-1.30pm and Mon 7-9pm Timaru Bowling Club, Aorangi Park, 70 Morgans Rd, Timaru.
ASHBURTON | Email Jo: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets 1st Sat 10.30-3.30, 2nd Thurs 1-3.30pm, 4th Thurs workday 10.30-3.30pm. Senior Centre, 206 Cameron St, Ashburton.
Meets at Guild Rooms, Hammersley Park, Amos Pl, Shirley, Christchurch.
Small groups: Mon 9.30-12, Tues 12.45-2.45pm, 7.30-9.30pm; Wed 12.30-2.30pm, 7-9.30pm, Fri 11-2.30pm, 4th Sat 10am-3pm.
Monthly meet: 2nd Wed, 7pm.
CHRISTCHURCH NEEDLE WORK GUILD | Email Joy: email@example.com
Meets Tues 7-9pm, 11 Tanner St, Woolston.
Workdays 4th Sat 10-2, Risingholme Community Centre, 99 Hawford Rd, Opawa.
KAIKOURA | Email Dianne: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 10-3pm, Kaikoura District Library, Level 1, 96 West End, Kaikoura.
Please bring your own lunch and a mug.
NELSON | Email Heather: email@example.com
Meets 2nd Wed, 7pm, Warne Stadium, Stoke.
Workdays 2nd and 4th Tues 10.30-12.30, 1st & 3rd Sat 10.30am at Broadgreen House, Nayland Road, Stoke.
TEMUKA | Email Carol: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets Mon 10am-2pm, St Johns Ambulance Rooms, King St, Temuka.
WAIMATE | Email Paula: email@example.com
Meets 1st & 3rd Wed, 9.30am-2pm at Bridge Club, Augustine St, Waimate.
OTAGO / SOUTHLAND Regional Representative:
Sue Elliott, email firstname.lastname@example.org
CENTRAL OTAGO | Email Jenny: email@example.com
Meets 1st Mon 12.30-4.30pm at St Aidan’s Church, Alexandra; 3rd Mon 1.30-4pm
at Combined Arts Craft Centre, 44 Inniscourt St, Cromwell.
EAST OTAGO | Email Colleen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets 1st/Wed, 9.30-2, Hawksbury Village. Workdays 3rd/5th Wed.
EASTERN SOUTHLAND | Email Joan: email@example.com
Meets 2nd & 3rd Tue, 10-3, Windsor Park Village Community Centre.
FIORDLAND | Email Anne: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet Tues: Summer 7.30-9pm; winter 1.30-3pm. Community House, Luxmore Dr, Te Anau.
MANIOTOTO | Email Amanda: email@example.com
Meets every Wed 10-3, Maniototo Arts Centre.
NORTH OTAGO | Email Diana: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets 4th Wed 9-1, Eveline Church Hall, 424 Thames Hwy, Oamaru.
Workdays 2nd Thu 10-2, 2nd & 4th Mon, 7-9pm.
Workdays Thu 9.30-11.45am Snr Citizens Rms, Lwr Octagon.
Project group 2nd Thu 7-9pm, Mornington Community Centre, Mary Hill Tce.
QUEENSTOWN | Email Gay: email@example.com
Meets 2nd Sat 10am, St Margaret’s Church Hall, Frankton, Queenstown.
SOUTH OTAGO | Email Dianne: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets 3rd Thu 11am, Creative Arts Centre, 142 Clyde St, Balclutha.
Workdays 2nd/4th/5th Thu, 1st Sat of month.
SOUTHLAND | Email Noeline: email@example.com
Meets 1st Mon 1.30-3.30pm, ICC Library; Winter Mon 7-9pm; Summer 7.30-9.30pm at Hearing Assn Rooms, 126 Leet St, Invercargill.
WANAKA | Email Jill: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets every Thu 10am-4pm, Arts Centre.
WEST TAIERI | Email Pam: email@example.com
Meets 1st & 3rd Wed, 10am-3pm, West Taieri Memorial Hall, Outram.
Updated 11 February 2022. To update your Guild's listing, please contact the website administrator.
ANZEG NATIONAL EXECUTIVE
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Secretary | Robyn Archer
Treasurer | Donna Hardie
Education | Paula Hucklesby
Extensions | Wendy Johnstone
Resources | Jill Wilson
Tours Coordinator | Jo Saunderson
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