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Tennis Open Day this Sunday!

It's the start of the season and to mark it we have our annual free Open Day this Sunday from 1–4pm. There will lots to do and plenty of people to catch up with, plus there will be a sausage sizzle, the bar will be open, and there will be new rackets to demo ... all you need to do is grab someone you want to introduce to the club and bring them along. We're lucky that we have one of the most salubrious club environments around, and this is a great opportunity to share with anyone who might be looking for a great club with some attractive benefits to join — squash, gym, sauna, bar, lots of events and programmes, not to mention the best summer afternoon deck in town ... Plus, if you need to bribe, any new members from Open Day get an $80 coaching credit. See you there +1!

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So far weather looks like it should be good, but if there is rain around in the morning check hernebayrackets.co.nz for cancellation info by midday on Sunday.


Australian Open semi-final tickets 

If anyone would like tickets to the AO women's semi-final session on Thursday, 25 January, please get in touch with Candice on 021 338 873 or candices737@gmail.com. She has 2x premium tickets in the lower level of Rod Laver, shaded seats, Row E, just five rows from the front. Selling at cost ($350 per ticket), She will be listing these on TradeMe soon, but club memebers have a first chance to snap them up.


Bar update: Spring Tide tap beer is now a deleted line!

Our suppliers are no longer providing Spring Tide on tap, and we are currently hunting down an equal or better equivalent low-carb option to replace it with. So just a forewarning to please not chastise your friendly barperson: we are looking at other alternatives in the meantime, watch this space ...


Tennis this week:

Thursday night club night from 6.30pm.

Friday juniors night 4.30-6.30: to secure a place text or email David Mustard on 021476606 or mustardtennis@xtra.co.nz.

Saturday: Senior interclub continues, Open Men's 4 plays Papakura at home, and Open Women's 2 host Mission Bay, so all courts are in use from midday.

Sunday: Open Day 1–4pm, all welcome, come along, bring a friend or two, and catch up for the start of the season.


Squash this week:

Open Spring Interclub entries are now open

Please enter through the form on the club website or email Emma at hbprcsquash@gmail.com. Open Spring Interclub starts 16 October and runs until 5 December. Entries close Friday, 22 September, so this is your last chance to get entries in.

2017 Squash Auckland Excellence Awards

Herne Bay Ponsonby Rackets Club will host the 2017 Squash Auckland Excellence Awards on Saturday, 11 November from 5–7pm at the clubhouse.

This is where we recognise outstanding achievement, performance, and service in the Auckland squash community over the past 12 months (between 1 October 2016–30 September 2017).

Friday junior night

Get your child along to junior club night this Friday 4-6pm. Junior Club Night is free for members and $10 for non-members (juniors bring your squash-playing friends — rackets can be provided). Food is available from the club cafe from 6pm, so parents join the fun, stay for a drink at the bar and feed the kids dinner at the cafe.

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Pilates on the court

Pia will be holding Pilates Mat Classes on Squash Court 1 every Monday and Thursday morning at 9.30am with more times and dates to come. She has been trained through Polestar Pilates NZ and has been practicing for 7 years.
 
Pilates is a full-body exercise that will strengthen and balance your body. It is for everyone, including elite athletes, the injured, seniors, pregnant women and everyone in-between. All will be catered for in the class. 
 
Email, text, or call Pia to book your place in the class on pia@motherbase.net / 029 6277 437. For full details click here: http://hernebayrackets.co.nz/gym.cfm 
 
 

Hi Rolla Casino Night – EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Friday, 27 October, from 6.30pm

Purchase before 30 Sept and pay just $25 a ticket, saving $10 on the regular price!

Get your group together, and book asap to be part of this popular club fund-raising event.
Can’t make the night
? Please purchase a ‘No Show’ Ticket for $20, or make a cash donation to show your support, and help us reach our fundraising target!  
To order your tickets, donate or to offer event assistance,  please contact Jacqui in the office on 376 0681 or service@hernebayrackets.co.nz.

 



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Newsletter Archives

21 Sep 17: Tennis Open Day this Sunday!
14 Sep 17: Hi Rolla Casino Night: tickets on sale now | Tennis junior interclub: last chance to register
06 Sep 17: Do you have an auction item to donate? | Tennis: DnA this Sunday
30 Aug 17: Tennis: Last chance to register for US Open event this Saturday; Squash: Club champs results
23 Aug 17: Squash: Club champs this weekend; Tennis: US Open event Saturday, 2 September
16 Aug 17: Tennis: DnA returns this Sunday; Squash: last chance to enter club champs
09 Aug 17: Casino night is coming; Squash spring interclub entries open
02 Aug 17: Squash club champs; Tennis summer interclub last chance to register
26 Jul 17: Tennis: junior night resumes, Squash: Auckland Open this weekend
25 Jul 17: Squash: Auckland Open this Thursday-Sunday
19 Jul 17: Tennis summer senior interclub entries open!
12 Jul 17: Is Winter just around the Corner?
06 Jul 17: The All Blacks Need our Support this Saturday
01 Jul 17: Lions Live this Saturday
28 Jun 17: Saturday Supporters at HBPRC
21 Jun 17: Where are you watching the All Blacks v Lions?
14 Jun 17: Bar Volunteers Needed
09 Jun 17: HBPRC Showcase
31 May 17: Squash on Show at HBPRC
30 May 17: We Need Your Help Please?
29 May 17: Squash Superchamps 2017 Register Now!
24 May 17: Hot food at Club Night this Thursday
18 May 17: Busy Week Ahead......
11 May 17: Website Upgrade
08 May 17: Sunday Working Bee - Thank You
05 May 17: Working Bee - this Sunday!
03 May 17: Busy Weekend Ahead
27 Apr 17: Master Games 2017 Update
13 Apr 17: And the Rain Keeps Coming
05 Apr 17: Rain, rain go away....
03 Apr 17: Entries for Squash Winter I/Club
30 Mar 17: Lots happening around the club......
22 Mar 17: Lots happening around the club......
16 Mar 17: Bar, Jnr Squash, Team Fees
13 Mar 17: New Exec, Flooding, Tennis CC & Bar Staff
01 Mar 17: AGM - Thursday 2 Mar 6.30pm
22 Feb 17: Results of Nominations - AGM
17 Feb 17: Busy Weekend Ahead
10 Feb 17: Do You Have An Interest?
08 Feb 17: Entries Open for Tennis & Racketball
26 Jan 17: Great Weather for Club Night
13 Jan 17: Squash Doubles
23 Dec 16: Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
14 Dec 16: Christmas Housekeeping
07 Dec 16: Club Facelift....
01 Dec 16: A Big Thank You!
21 Nov 16: Painting underway at the Club.
18 Nov 16: Celebration Time - Get Your Tickets!
09 Nov 16: Celebration Tickets On Sale - Now!
02 Nov 16: Club Xmas Party & 20th Anniversary
27 Oct 16: Xmas Party & 20th Anniversary
12 Oct 16: Rain Rain go away!
05 Oct 16: SQUASH Club Champs - this weekend
28 Sep 16: SQUASH Club Champs - Last Chance To Enter!
22 Sep 16: Entries OPEN for Squash Club Champs
15 Sep 16: The Building is on FIRE!
06 Sep 16: Last Chance To Enter - SQUASH
01 Sep 16: Tennis & Squash Entries needed.....
25 Aug 16: Squash Entries needed.....
17 Aug 16: Is Spring arriving early?
15 Aug 16: Sauna Closure
10 Aug 16: Club Closed Saturday from 3pm
03 Aug 16: Squash Masters this weekend......
28 Jul 16: Last chance for Squash Masters......
20 Jul 16: Calling on Squash Masters......
13 Jul 16: Herne Bay Open
06 Jul 16: Squash & Tennis News.
04 Jul 16: Squash & Tennis News.
29 Jun 16: Kitchen re-opens this Thursday
27 Jun 16: Herne Bay Open close Fri 1st July
22 Jun 16: Rain Rain go away.....
15 Jun 16: Winter is sneaking in......
14 Jun 16: Superchamps Reminder
09 Jun 16: Cousins Shield Results
01 Jun 16: Lots going on ......
25 May 16: Cousin Shield
18 May 16: Quiz - Fundraiser
12 May 16: Show Your Support.....
05 May 16: Show Your Support.....
28 Apr 16: Summer is still here.....
13 Apr 16: Busy Week Ahead
06 Apr 16: Lots going on at the Club ..........
30 Mar 16: Who will be our next Tennis Club Champ????
24 Mar 16: Easter Weekend
16 Mar 16: Lots going on at the Club........
10 Mar 16: Credit Card Facility Removal - 1st April 2016
09 Mar 16: Senior & Junior Tennis Draws - Out Now!
02 Mar 16: Squash Club Night Resumes
29 Feb 16: Who will be our Tennis Club Champ for 2016
25 Feb 16: Who will be our Racketball Champion for 2016?
17 Feb 16: AGM Thursday18th 6.30pm start
11 Feb 16: Executive Nominations for 2016
10 Feb 16: Upcoming AGM.....
04 Feb 16: Make use of the Great Weather.....
28 Jan 16: Where has January gone?
18 Jan 16: Spring Open and Masters Interclub
22 Dec 15: A Wee Xmas Wish
16 Dec 15: 9 days to go.......9 days to Santa
09 Dec 15: 16 days to go........16 days to Santa
02 Dec 15: 23 days to go........23 days to Santa
20 Nov 15: A note from the President.....
19 Nov 15: Christmas Party Saturday Night
11 Nov 15: Christmas Party Nov 21st
06 Nov 15: Sunday 8th Nov Working Bee
04 Nov 15: Sunday 8th Nov Working Bee
21 Oct 15: Chasing Unpaid Invoices......
15 Oct 15: Black out this Sunday!
14 Oct 15: Summer's just around the Corner
07 Oct 15: Short & Sweet
30 Sep 15: Weather is looking promising....
23 Sep 15: Results of Squash & Upcoming Racketball Champs
16 Sep 15: Squash Club Champs & Darts Comp.
11 Sep 15: Reminder - Squash Entries
09 Sep 15: Club Closed - Friday 11th Sept from 6.30pm
07 Sep 15: HBPRC Squash Club Champs
03 Sep 15: Black Soled Shoes
02 Sep 15: Private Function - Sat 5th Sept closure details
27 Aug 15: Mike Weston - Squash Club Coach 
19 Aug 15: Tennis Opening Day - this Sunday!
12 Aug 15: Take a Breath
07 Aug 15: Junior Squash tonight, All Blacks & Sweepstake
06 Aug 15: Masters Squash Tournament & All Blacks
29 Jul 15: Wed 29th July Newsletter
28 Jul 15: Quiz Night Postponed
22 Jul 15: Support or Super Champs
15 Jul 15: Get your Thinking Caps On.....
09 Jul 15: Club Night Tonight
03 Jul 15: Urgent Tennis Interclub Registration
01 Jul 15: Quiz Question.......
24 Jun 15: Quiz Question?????
17 Jun 15: HB B Grade Squash
10 Jun 15: Events coming up....
03 Jun 15: Cousin Shield Result 2015
28 May 15: Happy Hour Tonight & Other News
20 May 15: Chapel Vouchers must go!
13 May 15: Chapel Vouchers must go!
12 May 15: $200 Chapel Bar Vouchers
07 May 15: 6th May News
29 Apr 15: 29th April News
23 Apr 15: Entries close tomorrow for the Herne Bay Open
22 Apr 15: April 22nd News
15 Apr 15: April 14th
10 Apr 15: Club Closed Saturday 11th from 5.30pm.
08 Apr 15: April Tennis & Squash
07 Apr 15: Squash Interclub Entries
01 Apr 15: Easter Holidays
27 Mar 15: Supporters Welcome....
25 Mar 15: Its all about the Winners
20 Mar 15: Squash Interclub & Racketball Shout Out
18 Mar 15: Wednesday 24th March Newsletter
17 Mar 15: Racketball 17th March
11 Mar 15: Wednesday 11th March
09 Mar 15: HBPRC Presidents Update - March 2015
04 Mar 15: New HBPRC Committee & New Club Members, Drill & Thrills and Racketball
25 Feb 15: Committee Profiles
23 Feb 15: AGM Voting Time!
20 Feb 15: Tennis Club Champs - Senior and Junior
19 Feb 15: Club Night tonight and AGM Details
16 Feb 15: Masters Squash
11 Feb 15: New Drills & Thrills Tennis sessions – Free for all Full Members
10 Feb 15: AGM announcement, Masters Squash Sign ups, Valentines options and more!
05 Feb 15: DnA, Squash sign ups galore and Club Night!
29 Jan 15: Club Night and Autumn Squash / Squash Leagues PLUS MORE!
20 Jan 15: Macsen's Success
19 Jan 15: New member special, Thursday Kitchen and address checking
05 Jan 15: January Sign Up Special
18 Dec 14: January Special & Club Night Tonight
09 Dec 14: Club Night this week and other club news
05 Dec 14: Festival of Tennis helpers and Teens needed for TV show
04 Dec 14: Perfect Xmas Gift and Club Night Kitchen!
03 Dec 14: Sorry - got the title wrong last time! This is THIS week's news for all members...
03 Dec 14: Adult Tennis News
27 Nov 14: Adult Tennis News
26 Nov 14: Junior Tennis News
20 Nov 14: Xmas and Club Night Breaking News...
17 Nov 14: Christmas Cocktail Party this Saturday!
12 Nov 14: Xmas Party, Junior Club Night and Cricket passes
30 Oct 14: Free cricket tickets and the new Tennis Gate!
29 Oct 14: Xmas party and other news...
28 Oct 14: Australian Open Tickets
16 Oct 14: Prince night tonight and Junior Club Night tomorrow...
14 Oct 14: Prince night, tournaments, leagues, weddings and much more!
09 Oct 14: Head Club Night, Office Closed and Mercy Hospice reminder
07 Oct 14: Mercy Hospice Event
06 Oct 14: Club Night this week brought to you by HEAD and announcing our new Squash Club Champions!
01 Oct 14: Squash Club Night this week
24 Sep 14: Bar people needed, Spring Squash, Pennant Winners and more!
22 Sep 14: Spring Squash Interclub & Club Champs
19 Sep 14: Tennis Interclub underway and Facebook news!
12 Sep 14: Sunday Tennis notice
12 Sep 14: Tennis and Rugby Action at the Club tomorrow!
11 Sep 14: An awesome Club Night tonight + Squash Club Champs
08 Sep 14: Squash Club Champs
08 Sep 14: Squash and Tennis leagues, Tennis Affiliation cards and Kids Squash coaching
03 Sep 14: Squash and Tennis leagues, Tennis Affiliation cards and Kids Squash coaching
28 Aug 14: Club Night tonight and Tennis this weekend
21 Aug 14: Rugby this Sat and Free Office Furniture!
19 Aug 14: B Grade Superwomen and Jnr Tennis Interclub
13 Aug 14: Masters, Squash coaching, Club Day and our August membership specials!
07 Aug 14: Important Club News
05 Aug 14: New Membership options and last change for Spring Squash Masters
04 Aug 14: Comedy Night - Squash Masters - Squash Leagues!
31 Jul 14: Comedy Night - Squash Masters - Squash Leagues!
30 Jul 14: Tennis Opening Day and Tennis Interclub sign up...
22 Jul 14: Squash Superchamps on NOW!
21 Jul 14: Tennis Interclub, Tennis Open Day and Direct Debit payments
10 Jul 14: Comedy Night and Squash Masters Tournament
08 Jul 14: World Masters Squash Champs boys' update...
07 Jul 14: Squash Interclub
04 Jul 14: Junior Boys win, Squash court bookings, School Hols activities, Tennis Club Sunday and Office hours!
30 Jun 14: July Squash League, Wimbledon Winners, Kids Holiday Programmes and more!
20 Jun 14: All Black Black Out, plus Quiz night and Bar Volunteers needed!
18 Jun 14: Membership specials, Wimbledon, Bar Volunteers and Club Night... PHEW!
12 Jun 14: Wimbledon doubles, Club Night, Mums and Bubs and more!
05 Jun 14: Club Night tonight!
03 Jun 14: Superchamps and Wimbledon Doubles
29 May 14: Club Night, Quiz Night and Junior Squash
27 May 14: Quiz Night, Club Night, Mustards and more!
23 May 14: Open Squash Finals tonight... and Squash League closes today!
20 May 14: Club News!
15 May 14: Club Night tonight!
13 May 14: Club News and lots of it!
08 May 14: Squash court bookings, Squash League and more!
06 May 14: Heaps of Club News!
02 May 14: Club News
24 Apr 14: Club News
15 Apr 14: Club News
10 Apr 14: Club News
07 Apr 14: Club News
05 Apr 14: Club News
02 Apr 14: Squash Winter Interclub
31 Mar 14: Club News
27 Mar 14: Club News
25 Mar 14: Winter Tennis Interclub
18 Mar 14: Club news
13 Mar 14: Club News
10 Mar 14: Club News
06 Mar 14: Club Night Tonight!
27 Feb 14: Club Night and Tennis Club Champs
24 Feb 14: Club news
19 Feb 14: Doubles Squash Tournament
18 Feb 14: Club News
17 Feb 14: Annual General Meeting
13 Feb 14: Club night tonight
11 Feb 14: Club updates
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