Community Notice



The North Coast Bird Expo is on at the Kempsey Showground on Sunday 3rd July, from 10am – 1pm Canteen and refreshments available. For more information call 6562 2019


YesterYear Truck and Machinery Show 9th and 10th July Saturday 9am to 4pm Sunday 9am to 1pm. Wauchope Showground. Admission is $10 per adult, Children under 12 Free. Featuring Historic and late model working trucks, tractors, machinery, stationery engines, working chainsaw display, vintage cars and motorcycles. Food and drink available from Westpac Rescue Helicopter and Lions Groups. Exhibitors have Free entry. Show enquiries call 0456 911 670 or email


Lighthouse Evening VIEW Club

The next dinner meeting for Lighthouse Evening VIEW Club will be held on Wed 13 July at Port Macquarie Golf Club 6.30pm for 7.00pm. Guest speaker will be Anthony Sarks from Ricardo’s Tomatoes. Guests warmly welcomed. Cost $31.00. Bookings to Lynn 0428 848 148 prior to 5.00pm Sunday 10 July 2022. VIEW (Voice Interests and Education of Women) Clubs offer friendship, promotes the recognition of women as valued community members, and contributes to the support of disadvantaged Australians through the work of The Smith Family.


3Rivers Mini Marathon, 24th of July, Sunday The 3 Rivers Mini Marathon is a fun water event for all self-propelled craft; rowboat, surf boat, kayak, surf ski, dragon boat, ocean ski, outrigger, SUP and canoe. The event is open to anyone over the age of 12, from the serious competitor to the casual paddler.  The event begins under the Tele Point Bridge (the old Pacific Highway Bridge), travels downstream via the Wilson, Maria and Hastings Rivers and finishes at the Port Macquarie Rowing Club off Hibbard Drive. Post-race enjoy a drink and BBQ lunch.
Starting at Log Wharf Reserve,Telegraph Point to the Port Macquarie Rowing Club is 25km.
Event seat fee:
$40 – General entry closes at 22nd of July 11:59pm.
$45 – Late Registration: – on the day at the start point.
DRAGON Boats and watercrafts with  10 or more competitor: $30/person ($35 on the day)
Coxes, Drummers, sweepers/steerers: free of charge for seat fee. Registration and details on our website:


Wauchope District Historical Society Inc would like to invite you to join our Big Day Out Fundraiser to Taree. Wednesday 27th July. XPT Departing Wauchope Railway station at 8:44 am. Inspect Taree Railway Models Display, Enjoy lunch at Taree Railway Bowling Club. Inspect the Archibald Prize Finalist at the Manning Regional Gallery. Happy hour at the  bowling club before joining the XPT to travel home. Cost $60 per person. includes Rail/Coach travel, Entrance Fee to Model Trains and Regional Gallery and lunch. Bookings essential, contact Jeanette Rainbow 0424 226 258 All proceeds to Wauchope District Historical Society Inc


Walk to d’Feet Motor Neurone Disease is back! MND NSW is hosting Walk to d’Feet MND Port Macquarie on Sunday September 11 at 10am, so come along to Westport Park and show people living with Motor neurone they are not alone in this fight. Bring your family, bring your friends – the 5km walk is wheelchair, pram and dog on lead friendly. Register online today at Help us Walk to d’Feet Motor Neurone Disease!



Every Friday morning from 10.00-12.00 come along to Club Lake Cathie for some ‘ukulele therapy’ with the MADukes. This is a friendly group who love to sing and play and enjoy the special qualities of music and singing For more information call Khristina 0425 278 549 – or just come and join us


Why not try Dragon Boating?  New Paddler sessions are held every Tuesday 6:30am for a 7am start also Saturdays at 7am for a 7:30am Start. Meet at Port Marina, opposite Kmart. Bring water, and clothes and shoes that can get wet.  Definitely bring along your sense of humor also. Min age is 12 with no Max age limit. For more information Call Shane 0428 458 474


The Wauchope Anglican Op Shop in Oxley Lane Wauchope is open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm. Come and grab a bargain today!


The Hope Community Lake Cathie store is situated opposite the lake. Your locally owned and operated charitable op shop.  Our Mission is to serve our community and specially to assist those in need. Our welfare department provides free clothing , food and furniture to those doing it tough. Please support our work. We have lovely skilled volunteers who will help you shop for clothing, bric a brac, linen, dvd’s, cd’s and toys plus much more. Drop in for a chat. Open Monday to Friday and Saturday Mornings as well. We accept quality donations. Please phone 65855232 if you have items to donate. 


Heart Health NSW Take your heart for a walk.

Port Macquarie Walk: Meet at Town Beach Car Park

Thursday 9am Winter, 8.30am Summer.

Stay for a cuppa and chat at Port City Bowling Club after the walk, enquiries to Jim 0412 544 820


Heart Health NSW Take your heart for a walk.

Laurieton Walk Meet Lower Carpark at LUSC Mondays 9am Winter 8:30 am Summer stay for a cuppa and chat after walk at LUSC. Enquiries Reg 6565 5873


Heart Health NSW Take your heart for a walk.

Kempsey Region Walk meet Gladstone Park Fridays 7am. Stay for a cuppa and Chat after walk. Enquiries to Cally 0488 686 024


Heart Health NSW Take your heart for a walk.

Wauchope Walk meet at Watermans Café Tuesday 8:30am Coffee afterwards at the café. Enquiries to Nea on 6585 1316



The Wauchope Garden Club would like to extend an invitation to new members to their fun group. They meet every second Saturday of the month at 10am in the Uniting Church Hall Wauchope. Please ring Karen for more information on 0459 704 287



The Port Macquarie Table Tennis Club is a mixed group of over 45’s who meet at the Palm Court Motor Inn, 138 William Street in Port Macquarie every Wednesday to play social doubles.

At the moment they’re starting to play at 10am to 1pm. If you want to know more, please phone Margaret 0417 813 842 or 6584 3673


If you need a JP , Jp desks are operating again every Tuesday and Saturday from 9. 30 am – 11.30, at the Panthers Club in Port Macquarie. For more information, phone Barry Hacker on 0412 655 904







If you are a not for profit organisation or charity and would like us to announce details of your events, activities or meetings, please email us at least 7 days prior to ensure your announcement is aired in time.


Subject: Community Announcement