Whats in our newsletter this week.....

1. HBPRC Gym & RFP

2. Kitchen & junior club night

3. Tennis 

4. Squash & Racketball 


Exciting news from the Club - from the 1st April 2018 the onsite gym will become part of the operations of the Club and its members will be members of the HBPRC. Special discounts for existing HBPRC members, extended operating hours, fit out and more details will be announced over the coming weeks. We look forward to welcoming the gym members into the Club.

Release of RFP for Personal Trainers for the HBPRC Gym 

The HBPRC is seeking Personal Trainers who will have exclusive training access to the Club gym.  An RFP will be released on the 1st of March and any PTs interested in this opportunity are welcome to apply.  

Please contact our Club Administrator at  with name, phone number and email address and a copy of the RFP will be issued.

Kitchen Open Friday Night

Last Friday night saw a number of people enjoying the sunshine on the deck.  We wish to thank Independent Liquor for the umbrellas & bases and the opportunity to promote the "Somersby Label".  A special promotion is running this month, with every purchase of a Somerby product you get a scratchy with the chance to win prizes. Ask your friendly bar volunteer for a Somersby cider this month.

Also a Big Thank to Ginny Coubrough for the wonderful food on Friday Night. Ginny's homemade Lasagne & Moroccan Chicken went down a real treat.

This week we are introducing Alison Dobson-Bonney. Alison's passion for delicious food from quality ingredients has been refined working in diverse locations ranging from San Francisco and London to Auckland.  She has been working as a private caterer for over 20 years, and feels strongly that the best food comes from fresh local ingredients.  She lives locally and has attended the club in the past, including catering for various members. Meals are available from the kitchen after 6pm.

Tennis this week:

HBPRC 2018 Club Champs entries open soon!

The pinnacle of the competitive tennis season looms, and this year we're changing up the format to create a grand final day for both junior and senior club champs. Entries open soon for men's and women's and mixed singles and doubles in both open and B grades. Start organizing your combinations and make sure you will be free for finals day, which is scheduled for Sunday 15 April, with a rain date of Sunday 22 April. Preliminary matches will be played over the few weeks prior, mostly on evenings. Entry details soon.

Senior club night Thursday from 6.30pm

The weather forecast looks promising, so come down and David will get everyone some tennis action.  

Friday junior club night

Junior tennis continues this Friday at 4.30pm to 6pm run by Club Professional David Mustard. Dust off those rackets and enjoy some fun games.


Senior Interclub continues this Saturday. See here and link on right-hand side of the club website for interclub draws and points tables.

Sunday senior club day from 1pm

Come down, meet some new people and play some doubles.  Please make yourself know to players when arriving.

Defenders & Aggressors

Join us for this fun & competitive style of tennis, Sunday 4th March 4-6pm $20pp Text David to enter 021476606.

Squash this week:

Herne Bay Open 2018  

The Herne Bay Open 2018 will take place at the Club from the 6th to 8th April 2018. This is part of the Prince Series and will be the first fully digital squash tournament in NZ. Please enter via iSquash. The tournament will be Par 11 for all divisions and local players may be required to play on Thursday.

Masters Entries closing

Just a quick reminder that entries for Masters Autumn Interclub close this Friday night. Please enter via iSquash. The first round to be played on Wednesday 14th March. 

2018 NZ Doubles Championships

Hosted at the National Squash Centre on 23-24 March, please enter via iSquash and any enquiries to 

Double Dot squash junior tournament series

The series begins in one month's time! This series is open for all junior squash players 1500 points and below. If you do not have a grading, but would like to compete, please contact Jarrod. There is a division suitable for all levels under 1500 points, including beginners.

The series will include five junior one day tournaments across four different clubs, including Herne Bay. Proceeds from the series go towards junior squash introduction initiatives. Series ranked players will receive major prizes such as racquets, bags, and more! 

For more details please visit Registrations can be made through iSquash.

NZ Racketball club champs

Dates: Thursday 1st - Saturday 3rd March.  Entry fee $10.00  To enter contact

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