Row of 5 photos of Hastings, New Zealand. Credit respectively to photographers Eva Bradley, Brian Culy, Eva Bradley, Tim Whittaker, Alphapix.

About Us

Hastings U3A is a self-help, member-run organisation for people no longer in full-time employment.  Members share their knowledge, skills and experience in a variety of ways through meetings, talks, social and group activities.

Hastings U3A is one of 80 plus U3As in New Zealand and has approximately 170 members.  It is organised by a Management Committee of volunteers, elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting.  Activity Group leaders are also volunteers who give their services to pass on their skills for the benefit of others.  We learn from each other and help each other. 

Most of our groups meet in private homes so numbers may be limited.

The Committee for 2019 is as follows:

President: Shirley HapukuPh: 06 876 8181 or 027 314 1898
Vice President: Brian ReederPh: 06 878 2473 or 022 646 0996
Secretary: Narelle de FrerePh: 06 870 3634 or 027 277 6481
Treasurer: Hazel SturmPh: 06 878 6672
Membership Secretary: Philippa Cole Ph: 06 870 0353


Pamela LisamorePh: 06 876 2229
Julia MabbettPh: 06 876 2474
Dorothy NewnhamPh: 06 876 8434
Russell SmithPh: 06 870 9233