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Join us today!

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.

ANZEG NATIONAL EXECUTIVE
President | Trish Hughes

Email anzegpresident@gmail.com
 

Secretary | Robyn Archer

Email anzegsecretary@gmail.com
 

Treasurer | Donna Hardie

Email anzegtreasurer@gmail.com


Education | Paula Hucklesby

Email anzegeducation@gmail.com


Extensions | Wendy Johnstone

Email wenzsped@xtra.co.nz


Resources | Jill Wilson

Email anzegresources@gmail.com


Tours Coordinator | Tricia Wheble

Email anzegtours@gmail.com

ANZEG's MAGAZINE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next issue: April 2020

Editor | Caroline Strachan
Email editor.threads@gmail.com
Copy deadline for the next issue:

Saturday February 29, 2020

Advertising, Design & Distribution
Amanda Sherman

Email printreadynz@gmail.com
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Book your advertising space by:

Friday February 28, 2020

NORTH ISLAND

 

NORTHERN NORTH ISLAND
Regional Representative | Robyn Hart – anzegnniregion@gmail.com

 

AUCKLAND  |  Email Sarah: contact@aeg.org.nz

Meets 2nd Tue 10am-noon, 1st Sat 10am-3pm – Textile Arts Centre, 25 Poronui Street, Mt Eden.

Facebook: Auckland Embroiderers' Guild

www.aeg.org.nz

 

COROMANDEL  |  Email Win: winandalf@gmail.com
Meets 1st Wed 10am-3pm, St Johns Rooms, Tiki Rd, Coromandel.

Facebook: Coromandel Embroiderers Guild

 

COUNTIES  |  Email Janet: jozarka42@gmail.com
Meet: 1st Thurs 9.30am-12, Old Central School, Wood Street, Papakura.  2nd & 3rd Thurs 9.30am-12,

St. Andrews Anglican Church Hall, 43 Queen St, Pukekohe.

Facebook: Counties Embroiderers' Guild Inc

 

DOUBTLESS BAY  |  Email Lynn: thedows54@orcon.net.nz
Meets 3rd Wed, Matthews Vintage Car Club, Aurere, from 9.30am.

 

EAST AUCKLAND  |  Email Marsha: felletfam@gmail.com 
Meets 2nd Thurs 9.30am and 4th Tues 6.30pm at St Columbia Church Hall, 480 Ti Rakau Dr, Botany Downs.

Facebook: East Auckland Embroidery Guild

 

EMBROIDERERS & LACEMAKERS  |   Email Sandy: how-whitty@outlook.com   
Meets 1st, 3rd and 5th Sun 10am-3pm, 39 Fairfax Ave, Penrose. 

Facebook: Embroiderers & Lacemakers Guild

 

HIBISCUS COAST  |  Email Jan: janadams49@gmail.com
Meets 2nd Wed 7-9pm, 4th Thurs 10am-12, Hibiscus Coast Community Hse (behind Estuary Arts) Orewa.

 

NORTH SHORE  |  Email Sue: embroiderynorthshore@gmail.com 
Meets 2nd Wed 7.30pm-9pm, & 4th Tues 10am-12 noon. Age Concern Rooms, 7 The Strand,

Takapuna, Auckland.

Facebook: Embroidery North Shore

 

WARKWORTH  |  Email Mona: monat@xtra.co.nz
Meets 2nd Thurs, 12-3pm, Shoesmith Hall, Shoesmith St, Warkworth. Workday 3rd Sat.

Facebook: Warkworth Embroiderers' Guild

 

WHANGAREI  |  Email Jenny: jenandrankin@gmail.com
Meets at Maunu Masonic Village Hall, Maunu Rd, Whangarei, 1st, 2nd, 4th Tues, 9-12.

3rd Tues, 7-9pm in members’ homes.
 

WAIKATO / BAY OF PLENTY
Regional Representative | Linda Inglis, email anzegwbopregion@gmail.com

GALATEA  |  Email Anne: galateaembroiderersGuild@gmail.com
Meets 1st, 3rd Tues 7pm, Galatea School staffroom, Mangamate Rd.

 

OPOTIKI  |  Email Julia: julia.hayward.nz@gmail.com
Meets Thu 10am-2pm, Masonic Lodge Rooms, 125 St John St, Opotiki.

 

ROTORUA  |  Email Brenda: rotoruaembroiderers@gmail.com
Meets Wed 9am, 1pm, 7pm, Parksyde Over 55 Centre, Tarewa Rd, Rotorua.

 

SOUTH WAIKATO  |  Email Noeline: swembroiderersGuild@gmail.com 
Meets 2nd & 4th Tue 10-3; St Francis Church Hall, Baberton St, Tokoroa.

Facebook: South Waikato Embroiderers Guild

 

TAUPO  |  Email Ann: reevesa@xtra.co.nz
Meets every Wed + every alternate Tue 9.45am-12noon,

Taupo Vintage Car Clubrooms, AC Reserve (off Spa Rd), Taupo.

 

TAURANGA  |  Email Jenny: taurangaembroiderersguild@gmail.com
Wed 10am-2pm and 7-9.30pm, Tauranga Rowing Club.

Facebook: Tauranga Embroiderers' Guild

 

THAMES VALLEY  |  Email Penny: thamesvalleyeg@gmail.com
Meets 3rd Sat 10am-3pm various centres.

 

WAIKATO  |  Email Barbara: waikatoembroiderersGuild@gmail.com
Meet 3rd Thu 7.15pm St James Church Hall, 82 Nixon St, Hamilton East.

Workdays every Wed 10am-2pm; 1st & 2nd Mon of month, 7-9pm.

Facebook: Waikato Embroiderers' Guild Inc

 

WAIPA  |  Email Marlene: mvanamsterdam@outlook.co.nz
Meets 1st & 3rd Tue 7pm, St John Ambulance Centre, Palmer St, Te Awamutu.

 

WHAKATANE  |  Email Delwyn: craiganddelwyn@gmail.com  
Meets every Tue 7-9pm, every Wed 9.30am-noon, ATC Rooms, Tuhoe Ave.

Facebook: Whakatane Embroiderers Guild

 

HAWKE’S BAY / GISBORNE
Regional Representative | Bridget Bell, email anzeghbgregion@gmail.com
 

CHB NEEDLEWORKERS  |  Email Elaine: remountford@gmail.com
Meet 1st & 3rd Monday, 10am, Bridge Club, Mt Herbert Rd, Waipukurau.

 

GISBORNE  |  Email Raewin: raewinandtaniakelly@gmail.com
Meet Thurs 9.30-12 at Baptist Hall, Palmerston Rd. 

 

HAWKE’S BAY  |  Email Colleen: hbeGuild@gmail.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 Rona: ronajj@gmail.com
Meets Mon fortnightly 10am-3pm, members’ homes.

 

WAIROA  |  Email Sue: r.s.hooper@xtra.co.nz
Meets 2nd & 4th Wed 9.30-12. Nights 1st & 3rd Mon 7.30-9pm,  members’ homes.

3rd Saturday 9.30-3pm Age Concern Rooms, 8 Lahore St, Wairoa.
 

TARANAKI / WANGANUI / MANAWATU
Regional Representative | Felicity Willis, email anzegtwm@gmail.com
 

CENTRAL TARANAKI  |  Email Karen: centraltaranakieg@gmail.com
Meets 3rd Tues 7pm, Stratford Community House, Juliet St.

 

MANAWATU  |  Email Leah: manawatueg@gmail.com
Meets 1st Mon, 7.30pm, The Lychway, 5 Roy St, Palmerston North. Workdays 1st Sat in Sept.

 

NEW PLYMOUTH  |  Email Margaret: np.embroiderersGuild@gmail.com
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.

 

OPUNAKE  |  Email Sue: opkembGuild@gmail.com
Meets 1st Thurs 1pm, Hughson Building, Napier St, Opunake. Workdays 2nd & 4th Wed.

Facebook: Opunake Embroidery Guild

 

SOUTH TARANAKI  |  Email Sharee: ststitchguild@gmail.com
Meets 2nd & 4th Tue, CCS Disability Action Rooms, cnr Princes and Riddiford Sts Hawera, 7.30pm. Work nights every other Tuesday, 7.30pm.
JUNIOR STITCHERS meet every Tuesday during term time, 5.45-7pm (same place).

 

WANGANUI  |  Email Judy: wanganui.embroiderers@gmail.com
Meet Fri morn in member’s home. Workday 2nd Sun, 11-3, Dempsey & Forrest, Guyton St.


 

COOK STRAIT
Regional Representative | Jenny Hunter, email anzegcookstraitregion@gmail.com
 

HOROWHENUA  |  Email Enid: horowhenuaeg@gmail.com
Meets 3rd Wed 7pm (exc Dec/Jan) Levin & Dist Brass  Bandroom, 82 Weraroa Rd. Workdays 2nd, 3rd & 4th Tues 1-4pm (Feb-Nov).

 

KAPITI  |  Email Anthea: kapitiembguild@gmail.com
Meets 3rd Wed 7.30pm (except Dec/Jan). Stitch day 1st Fri 9-12.30, Waikanae Bridge Club, 27B Elizabeth St.

2nd Fri, 9.30-12, Olive Grove Café, Mahara Pl. 

 

MANA  |  Email Susan: managuild@gmail.com
Meets 4th Sat 9.30am followed by Stitch-In to 2pm. Stitch-In Wed 9.30-12.30, boardroom, Tawa Community Centre, 5 Cambridge Tce, Tawa.

 

UPPER HUTT  |  Email Lyn: uhembguild@gmail.com
Meets 1st Tue 7.30pm, St Hilda’s Parish Hall, Cruickshank Rd, Upper Hutt. Workday 3rd Sat,10am-3pm also at St Hilda’s.

 

WAIRARAPA  |  Email Stephanie: wairarapaembroiderers@gmail.com
Meets 2nd Sat 10.30am-3pm, Ranfurly Club Rooms, Chapel St, Masterton. Workdays 4th Sat 10.30-3. Stitch-ins 1st & 3rd Tues 10.30-3.

Facebook: Wairarapa Embroiderers Guild

 

WELLINGTON  |  Email Marie: weg.sec@gmail.com
Meets 2nd Wed, 7.30pm Loaves & Fishes Hall, Hill St, Thorndon. Workdays 3rd Sat 1.30-4.30, Johnsonville Community Centre.

Facebook: Wellington Embroiderers Guild

www.weg.org.nz


SOUTH ISLAND

CANTERBURY
Regional Representative | Lynette Crowther, email anzegcanterbury@gmail.com
 

AORAKI  |  Email Barbara: babel@hotmail.co.nz
Meets Wed 9.30-1.30pm and Mon 7-9pm Timaru Bowling Club, Aorangi Park, 70 Morgans Rd, Timaru.

Facebook: Aoraki Embroiderers' Guild

 

ASHBURTON  |  Email Beverley: b.watkins@xtra.co.nz
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.

 

CANTERBURY  |  Email Lynne: cegstitchers@gmail.com
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,

1st & 4th Sat 10am-3pm. Monthly meet: 2nd Wed, 7pm.

Facebook: CanterburyEmbroiderersGuild

 

CHRISTCHURCH NEEDLE WORK GUILD  |  Email Gail: gailrussell@xtra.co.nz  
Meets Tues 7-9pm, 11 Tanner St, Woolston. Workdays 3rd Sat 10-2, Risingholme Community Centre, 99 Hawford Rd, Opawa.

 

KAIKOURA  |  Email Diane: dcaadams@amuri.net
Meet 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 1-4pm, library area of the Kaikoura District Council, West End, Kaikoura.

 

MARLBOROUGH  |  Email Judy: marl.embroiderers@gmail.com
Meets 1st Sat 1.30-4.30pm, 3rd Mon 7.30-9.30pm, NMIT, 85 Budge St, Blenheim.

 

NELSON  |  Email Paula: nelson.embroiderers@gmail.com
Meets 2nd Wed, 7pm, Warne Stadium, Stoke. Workdays 2nd and 4th Tues 10.30-12.30, 1st & 3rd Sat 10.30am.

 

TEMUKA  |  Email Lorraine: lorrainee276@gmail.com
Meets Mon 10am-2pm, St Peters Anglican Church, Dyson St, Temuka. Workdays Mon.

 

WAIMATE  |  Email Paula: mackiepaula@xtra.co.nz
Meets 1st & 3rd Wed, 9.30am-2pm, Convent, Timaru Rd, Waimate.


 

OTAGO / SOUTHLAND
Regional Representative | Sue Elliott, email anzegotagosouthlandregion@gmail.com
 

CENTRAL OTAGO  |  Email Megan: centralotagoembroiderersGuild@gmail.com
Meets 1st @ 2nd Mon 1.30pm, Cromwell Combined Arts & Crafts Rooms, 44 Inniscort St, Cromwell.

 

EAST OTAGO  |  Email Marlene: popandmarlene@hotmail.com
Meets 1st & 3rd Wed, 9.30-2 at Hawksbury Village. 

 

EASTERN SOUTHLAND  |  Email Margaret: margs.erskine@gmail.com
Meets 2nd & 3rd Tue, 10-3, Windsor Park Village Community Centre.

 

FIORDLAND  |  Email Patricia: trishymay13@gmail.com
Meet Tues 7.30pm, Community House, Luxmore Dr, Te Anau. Workdays Thurs 1.30pm, 52 Luxmore Dr, Te Anau.

 

MANIOTOTO  |  Email Shona: shonaterry@slingshot.co.nz
Meets Wed, 10am, Arts Centre or members’ homes. 

NORTH OTAGO  |  Email Diana: muzdi@xtra.co.nz
Meets 4th Wed 9am, St Lukes Guild Room, Wharfe St, Oamaru. Workdays 2nd Thu & 4th Wed, 10-3.

 

OTAGO  |  Email Di: otago.guild@gmail.com
Meets 4th Thu (Feb,Mar,May,Sept,Oct,Nov) 7.30pm. 4th Sat (April,June,July,Aug) 10am-3pm.

Leith Bowling Club, 2 Duke St, Woodhaugh, Dunedin.

Workdays Thu 9.30-11.45am Snr Citizens Rms, Lwr Octagon.

www.oeg.org.nz

 

QUEENSTOWN  |  Email: susiesimms@hotmail.com
Meets 2nd Sat 10am, St Margaret’s Church Hall, Frankton, Queenstown.

 

SOUTH OTAGO  |  Email Diane: kmdm.white@xtra.co.nz
Meets 2nd Thu 10am, Creative Arts Centre, 142 Clyde St, Balclutha.

 

SOUTHLAND  |  Email Jackie: thecosters@outlook.co.nz
Meets 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Mondays 7.30pm, Hearing Assn Rooms, 126 Leet St, Invercargill.

www.southlandstitchers.org.nz

 

WANAKA  |  Email Jill: opulwanaka@yahoo.co.nz
Meets 2nd Thurs 1.30pm, Arts Centre. 4th, 5th Thurs 10.30-3.30.

 

WEST TAIERI  |  Email Annie: davanniehowell@xtra.co.nz
Meets 1st & 3rd Wed, 10am-3pm, West Taieri Memorial Hall, Outram.