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New Zealand photography club database

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3 November 2015

Southern clubs

Amuri Camera Club

c/o 5 Woodbank Rd, Hanmer Springs, 7334

3rd Thursday of each month except January.

Alternate months at Community Centre, School Road, Culverden and Hanmer Springs Fire Brigade rooms.

Michelle Saric

Phone: 03 315 5069

Email: [email protected]

Ashburton Photographic Society

Mrs Margaret Cliffod, 35 Graham Street, Tinwald, Ashburton 7700

Second and fourth Wed each month, 7.30pm.

Held at the Seniors Centre, 206 Cameron St, Ashburton

Phone: 03 308 6002

Email: [email protected]

Buller Camera Club

Kathy Fenn, Buller Road, RD 2, Westport, 7825

4th Thursday, 7.30pm

REAP House, Corner Palmerston & Lyndhurst Sts, Westport.

Peter Robertson

Phone: 03 789 8745

Email: [email protected]

Christchurch Photographic Society

PO Box 1789, Christchurch, 8140

Every Wednesday, 8pm.

Riccarton Community Church, 44 Elizabeth Street, Riccarton.

Nelson Boustead

Phone: 03 376 4997

Email: [email protected]


Dunedin Camera Club

6 Clare St, Tokoiti, Milton, 9220

1st & 3rd Mon, Feb through Dec, 7.30pm.

Mornington Presbyterian Community Centre, 16 Maryhill Terrace, Mornington, Dunedin

Tulipa Briggs

Phone: 03 417 4525

Email: [email protected]

Website :

Dunedin Photographic Society

PO Box 380, Dunedin, 9054

2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 7.30pm

Mornington Presbyterian Community Centre, 16 Maryhill Terrace, Mornington, Dunedin

President: Melanie Middlemiss

Phone : 021943460

Email: [email protected]


Ellesmere Camera Club

Drain Road, RD3, Leeston, 7632

1st Monday of month, (except Public Holidays) February through December, 7.30pm.

Waihora Lodge Rooms, cnr Selwyn & Market Streets, Leeston.

Karen Madden

Phone: 03 324 3978

Email: [email protected]

Website :

Focus – Aorangi Photographic Fnew Society

31 Salisbury Rd, RD 2, Timaru, 7972

1st Monday of month, 7.00pm except December and January.

Womens Community Centre, 14 Butler St, Timaru.

Max Diehl

Phone: 03 688 3496

Email: [email protected]


Gore Camera Club

41 Kingsbury Road, Pyramid RD7, Gore

1st Wedneday of month, February through December, 7.30pm,

St Andrews Church Hall, Devon Street, Gore.

Gerry Compton

Phone: 03 208 5071

Email: [email protected]

Website :

Greymouth Photography Club

131 Waterwalk Rd, Blaketown, Greymouth, 7805

3rd Tuesday of month, (Feb – Dec) 7.30pm.

Trinity Centre, 201 Tainui Street, Greymouth.

John Reid

Phone: 03 768 4194

Email: [email protected]


Kaiapoi Photographic Club

7 Stone Eyre Place, RD6, Rangiora, 7476

1,2,3 & 5th Mondays, 7-30pm.

Staff Room, Kaiapoi Borough School, Hilton Street, Kaiapoi.

Diana Faulkner

Phone: 021 046 0107

Email: [email protected]

Website :

Marlborough Camera Club

PO Box 617, 03 572 7191, Blenheim, 7240.

2nd Thursday of month, 7-30pm.

St Mary’s Parish Centre, Francis St, Blenheim.

Trevor Dennis

Phone: 03 570 5064

Email: [email protected]


Motueka Camera Club

c/o Hau Rd, Motueka

1st Monday of month, 7.30pm

The Senior Net Club Rooms, Pah St, Motueka.

Alan Bilham

03 528 6128

Email: [email protected]

Nature Photographic Society of NZ

PO Box 8479, Christchurch, 8440

3rd Monday each month at 7-30

Hancock Hall (formerly Hoon Hay Workingmen’s Club), Tankerville Road, Hoon Hay.

Pauline Syrett

Phone: 03 384 0163

Email: [email protected]


Nelson Camera Club

c/o Wises Picture Framing, 78 Buxton Square, Nelson, 7010

2nd Monday of month, 7-30pm.

Nelson Netball Clubrooms, Saxton Field Pavilion,Saxton Road East, Stoke.

Peter Wise

Phone: 03 548 8090

Email: [email protected]


New Brighton Photographic Club

PO Box 18546, New Brighton, Christchurch, 8083.

Tuesdays, except 4th in month, 7.30pm.

New Brighton Masonic Lodge, Collingwood Street, New Brighton.

Rondi Teisen

Phone : 03-388-0689

Email: [email protected].nz

Website :

North Otago Photographic Society

PO Box 83, Oamaru, 9495.

1st Thursday Feb to Oct at 7-30pm.

Art Society Rooms, The Old Customs House, Tyne Street, Oamaru.

David Atkinson

Phone: 03 434 6659

Email: [email protected]

Otago Eastern Districts Camera Club

35 Kirkwall Street, Palmerston, 9430

2nd Monday of month, 8pm.

St Marys Church Hall, Stromness Street, Palmerston.

Carl Barton

Phone: 03 465 1200

Email: [email protected]

Photography with Pixels New Zealand

c/- PO Box 8276, Christchurch, 8025

7.30pm Fourth Tuesday of each month.

St Albans Shirley Club 269 Hills Rd, Christchurch

Lynda Acton-Adams

Phone : 03 339 8868

Email: [email protected]

Website :

Rangiora Photographic Society

33 Feldwick Drive, Kaiapoi, 7630.

1st, 3rd & occasional 5th Tues each month 7.00pm.

Mainpower cricket pavillion, Coldstream Rd, Rangiora.

Richard Loader

Phone: 03 313 8236

Email: [email protected]


Southland Photographic Society

115 Tanner Street, Invercargill

1st and 3rd Thursdays, February through November, 7-30pm.

Room B1-10 Southern Institute of Technology , Tay St, Invercargill.

Lionel Benjamin

Phone: 03 215 8080

Email: [email protected]


Top of the South Photographic Society

PO Box 3391, Richmond, Nelson, 7050

Virtual meetings

James Winch

03 5444 4360

[email protected]

Website: Private Yahoo Group

Wanaka Camera Club

PO Box 42, Wanaka, 9305

Second Monday of each month

St john’s Hall, Link Way, Wanaka

Allen Hogan

Phone: 03 443 4696

Email: [email protected]



Central Clubs

Aotearoa Philippines Photographic Society

535 Stokes Valley Rd, Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt, 5019

Last Wednesday of month, 7pm to 9pm.

Johnsonville Community Centre

Leonardo Tanlayco

021 681 055

E-mail: [email protected]

Gisborne Camera Club

PO Box 716, Gisborne

3rd Thursday of month, 7.30pm.

The Blind Foundation Rooms, Grey Street, Gisborne

Maryanne Egan

Phone: 027 207 1672

Email: [email protected]

Hawera Camera Club

c/o Mary Moore
52 Kapuni Street, Manaia, South Taranaiki 4612
06 274 8873
[email protected]  

Hawkes Bay Photographic Society

904 Lawrence Street, Akina, Hastings

Last Tuesday of month January to November at 7.00pm.

Held at the Memorial Square Community Rooms Emerson St W Napier.

Secretary: Jane Muller, 021 027 89286

Chairperson: Mark Dames, 021 871 606

Email: [email protected]


Hutt Camera Club

PO Box 30-537, Lower Hutt, 5010

2nd and 4th Tuesdays of month, 7.45pm.

Hutt Valley Tramping Club Rooms, Birch Street, Lower Hutt.

Andy Savill

Phone: 04 976 8451

Email: [email protected]


Inglewood Photography Group

979 Egmont Road, RD 2, New Plymouth, 4372

3rd Friday of each month at 7.30 pm.

Inglewood Catholic Hall, Standish Street, Inglewood.

Viv Adamson

Phone: 06 752 2846

Email: [email protected]

Kapiti Camera Club

PO Box 50284, Porirua, 5024

1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month.

The Attic, Gear Homestead, Okowai Road, Porirua.

Yvette McDonald

Phone: 04 234 7201

Email: [email protected]

Kapiti Camera Club

The Attic, Historic Gear Homestead, Okowai Road, Porirua

Fist and third (occasionally fifth) Tuesdays of the month, 7-30pm.

Paula van Wijmen

Email: [email protected]


Karori Camera Club

c/- 3 Bayview Road, Mt Victoria, Wellington, 6011

1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7-30pm.

Newman Centre, Beauchamp Street, Karori.

Mark Berger

Phone : 021 535 835

Email: [email protected]


Levin Camera Club

c/- 2 Hobson St, Levin, 5510

Meets at 7:30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of every month except December

Uniting Parish St Johns Church Hall in Kent Street Levin

Ron Burling

Phone: 06 368 8323

Email: [email protected]

Website :

Manawatu Camera Club

P O Box 373, Palmerston North

2nd and 4th Mondays of month, 7-45pm.

Aquatic Centre, Lido Complex, 50 Park Road, Palmerston North.

Colin Donoghue

Phone: 06 358 3640

Email: [email protected]


New Plymouth Photographic Club

PO Box 8074, New Plymouth, 4342

1st and 3rd Wednesday of month, February through December, 7-30pm.

West Baptist Church Hall, South Road, Spotswood, New Plymouth.

Harry Cast

Phone: 06 758 6672

Email: [email protected]

Stratford Camera Club

70 Cressida Ave, Stratford, 4332

4th Tuesday of month, February through November, 7-30pm.

Methodist Church Lounge, Regan St, Stratford.

Jocelyn Barrett

Phone: 06 765 7596

Email: [email protected]

Wairarapa Camera Club

PO Box 50, Masterton, 5840

1st Tuesday of month, February through November excluding Dec & Jan at 7.30pm.

The education centre Dixon Street Masterton.

Kevin Morgan

Phone: 06 377 3711

Email: [email protected]

Whanganui Camera Club

PO Box 793, Whanganui, 4540

2nd and 4th Wednesdays, February through December, 7.30pm

Christ Church Lounge, 243 Wicksteed Street, Wanganui.

Jacqui McGowan

Phone: 06 348 7141

Email: [email protected]


Wellington Photographic Society

PO Box 1207, Wellington, 61140.

Meetings are at 7.30 pm, on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays every month at the Tararua Tramping Club, 4 Moncrieff Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington.

Zelda MacKenzie

Phone: 04 477 6688

Email: zeldamacnz@gmail/com



Northern Clubs

Auckland Photographic Society

Postal Address: P O Box 147247, Ponsonby, Auckland
Meeting Details: 1st & 3rd Thurs, 7.30pm
St Pauls Methodist Church Hall, 12 St Vincent Ave, Remuera
Contact: Sandrina Huish
Phone: 09 966 2904
E-mail: [email protected]

Cambridge Camera Club

Postal Address: c/o 39/4 Maungakawa RD4, Cambridge
Meeting Details: Last Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm
Resthaven Community Centre, Vogel Street, Cambridge
Contact: Eric Hill
Phone: 07 827 5216
E-mail: 2[email protected]

Dargaville Camera Club

Postal Address: PO Box 7, Te Kopuru, Dargaville, 0341
Meeting Details: 2nd Thurs, 7.00pm
Seventh Day Adventist Church Hall, Normanby St, Dargaville
Contact: Ivy Vincent
Phone: 09 439 1852
Email: [email protected]

Eden – Roskill Camera Club

Postal Address: 16 Coleman Ave, Mt Roskill, 1041
Meeting Details: 2nd Mon, 7.30pm
Wesley Community centre, 740 Sandringham Road extension, Sandringham
Contact: Deb Young
Phone: 09 620 092
Email: [email protected]

Henderson Photographic Society

Postal Address: 25 Golf Rd, Greenbay, Auckland, 0600
Meeting Details: 1st & 3rd Wed, 7.15pm
Kelston Community Centre, cnr Awaroa Road & Great North Road, Glendene
Contact: Kate Anderson
Phone: 021 824 925

Hibiscus Coast Photographic Club

Postal Address: 14 Springtide Place, Red Beach, Whangaparoa, 0932
Meeting Details: 3rd Wed, 7.15pm
Orewa Community Church, 235 Hibiscus Coast highway, Orewa
Contact: Judith & Ivan Brown
Phone: 09 421 0410
Email: [email protected]

Howick Camera Club

Postal Address: 29 Kilimanjaro Drive, Howick, Auckland, 2145
Meeting Details: 1st, 3rd & 4th Mon, Feb – Nov, 7.30pm
Howick Bridge Club, Howick Community Centre, Pakuranga Highway, Pakuranga
Contact: Mary-Anne Lenny
Phone: 021 791061
Email: [email protected]

Images Photography Group

Postal Address: PO Box 715, Pukekohe, 2340
Meeting Details: 2nd Tues, 7.30pm
Stevenson room, The Franklin Centre, Massey Road, Pukekohe
Contact: Don Campbell
Phone: 09 2788759
Email: [email protected]

Manukau Photographic Society

Postal Address: c/- 29B Muirfield Street, Wattle Downs, Auckland 2103
Meeting Details: 2nd Tues, Feb–Nov, 7–7.30pm
Manurewa Baptist Church, Lupton Road, Manurewa
Contact: Lynn Fothergill
Email: [email protected]

Matamata-Tirau Camera Club

Postal Address: PO Box 503, Matamata, 3400
Meeting Details: Second Tues, 7.30pm
All Saints Anglican Church Hall, Cnr Broadway and Hohaia Streets, Matamata
Contact: Robbo Troughton
Phone: 027 484 2896
Email: [email protected]

Bay of Islands — Kaikohe Photography Club

Postal Address: 26 Riverview Road, Kerikeri, 0230
Meeting Details: 2nd Thurs of the month at 7pm
Cherry Park House at Waipapa Landing Kerikeri
Contact: John Stockley (President)
Phone: 021 1077471
Email: b[email protected]

North Shore Photographic Society

Postal Address: 3/32 Braemar Rd, Castor Bay, Auckland
Meeting Details: 1st, 2nd & 4th Wed, 7.30pm
War Memorial Hall, The Strand, Takapuna
Contact: Evelyn Gauntlett
Phone: 09 44 22030
Email: [email protected]

Pukekohe – Franklin Camera Club

Postal Address: PO Box 258, Pukekohe, 2120
Meeting Details: lst & 3rd Mon, Feb – Dec, 7.30pm
Franklin Arts Centre, Cnr Wesley & Edinburgh Streets, Pukekohe
Contact: Rosita Manning
Phone: 09 238 7284
Email: [email protected]

Rotorua Camera Club

Postal Address: 10 Lynwood Place, Owhata, Rotorua, 3010
Meeting Details: 1st Wed, 7.00pm
Dutch club rooms, Neil Hunt Park, Rotorua
Contact: Sarah Matthews
Phone: 07 347 9122
Email: [email protected]

South Waikato Camera Club

Postal Address: 30 Benalder Cres, Tokoroa, 3420
Meeting Details: 4th Mon, 7.30pm
TCCOS Rooms, Tokoroa Hospital, Maraetai Road, Tokoroa
Contact: Ann Gilbert
Phone: 07 883 2814
Email: [email protected]
Website: [email protected]

Taupo Camera Club

Postal Address: RD 5, Taupo, 3385
Meeting Details: 3rd Thurs, 7.30pm
REAP Rooms, 73 Titaraupenga St, Taupo
Contact: Sheree McCready
Phone: 07 377 6083
Email: [email protected]

Tauranga Photographic Society

Postal Address: PO Box 772, 7th Ave, Tauranga
Meeting Details: 1st and 3rd Thurs, 7.30pm
Arts & Craft Centre, 177 Elizabeth Street West, Tauranga
Contact: June Kidd
Phone: 07 576 1098
Email: [email protected]

Te Aroha Camera Club

Postal Address: 331 Whakahoro Rd, RD 1, Waitoa, 3380
Meeting Details: 2nd Mon, 7.45pm
Arts Centre Building, Rewi Street, Te Aroha
Contact: Dot Gregory
Phone: 07 887 2721
Email: [email protected]

Te Awamutu Camera Club

Postal Address: PO Box 234, Te Awamutu, 3800
Meeting Details: 3rd & 4th Tues, 8pm
Croquet clubrooms, Bank St, Te Awamutu
Contact: Anne Bovet
Phone: 07 871 6147
Email: [email protected]

Thames Camera Club

Postal Address: 512 Rolleston Street, Thames, 3500
Meeting Details: 3rd Wed, Feb – Nov, 7.30pm
Wintec Building, Queen Street, Thames
Contact: Cathie Haakma
Phone: 07 868 3443
Email: s[email protected]

Waiheke Photographers Collective

Meeting Details: 2nd Thurs, 7.30pm
Waiheke Bowling Club, 2 Marama Ave, Surfdale, Waiheke Island
Contact: Bob Scott
Phone: 09 372 9550
Email: [email protected]

Waikato Photographic Society

Postal Address: PO Box 495, Hamilton, 3210
Meeting Details: 2nd, 3rd & 4th Tues, 7.30 winter. 8.00 summer
Melville Methodist Church Hall, cnr Bader St & Normandy Ave, Hamilton
Contact: Helen Coles
Phone: 07 843 7494
Email: [email protected]

Waiuku Camera Club

Postal Address: 70a Sandspit Road, Waiuku, 2123
Meeting Details: 2nd Mon, 7.30pm
The Community hall, King Street, Waiuku
Contact: Sharon Smith
Phone: 09 2357 289
Email: [email protected]

Wellsford Camera Club

Postal Address: Warkworth, 0910
Meeting Details: 4th Thurs, 7.30pm
Coast to Coast PHO rooms, 72 School Rd, Wellsford
Contact: Paul Gordon
Email: [email protected]

Whakatane & District Camera Club

Postal Address: 10a Pouwhare St, Whakatane, 3120
Meeting Details: 1st Mon, Feb – Dec, 7.30pm
Fletcher Cole Hall, 15 McGarvey Road, Whakatane
Contact: Alan Hautain
Phone: 07 3088 779
Email: [email protected]

Whangarei Camera Club

Postal Address: PO Box 715, Whangarei, 0140
Meeting Details: 1st & 3rd Wed, 7.30pm
St Pauls Church Centre, Boswell Street, Kamo
Contact: Ian Taylor
Phone: 09 436 1112
Email: [email protected]