Aces High was formed to encourage and oversee the growth of Texas Holdem Poker and Blackjack and associated gaming. There is an annual subscription of $15. Texas Holdem Poker is held every Monday and Thursday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm. Please note all registrations must be complete 5 minutes prior to the start times. Aces High help with Cossie Club Casino evenings and try for a get away weekend at a real Casino each year.
Computer / Technology
The primary function of the computer adjunct is to educate people in the use of these machines. Subscriptions are $10 per annum. With the ever-changing and upgrading of computer technology the adjunct offers a forum for education and problem solving in that field. The meetings are held in Meeting Room 1 on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7.30pm.
The Craft beer Club conducts tastings on the last Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Balcony Bar. Each night a craft beer brewery showcases and discusses their craft beers.
The cost is $15 per night which includes 5 to 6 tastings plus food. The annual subscription is $15 with the first night free for new Craft Beer Club members.
The Craft Beer Club also organises trips to craft beer events like Beervana and Brewday and visits to breweries and craft beer bars with the bus cost subsidised.
The cricket adjunct operates throughout the year, playing indoor cricket every Thursday night during winter and a number of social games outdoors on Sundays during summer.
Darts is held every Monday night at 7.30pm in the Function Room which has 12 dart boards. Social darts are also held in the Sports Bar which has four darts boards on Tuesday at 7pm. The club is represented in the chartered clubs Saturday league. The adjunct caters for both social and serious players.
Fishing and Boating
The Fishing adjunct meets the first Monday of every month at 7.30pm in The Balcony.
It owns one vessel, a 20-foot catamaran powered by twin 90hp Mercury motors. This vessel is available to members on proving their capability in handling it. Subscriptions are $30 each year plus an initial joining fee of $30.
Discussions and advice on safety at sea, fishing, navigation, boat-handling from various individuals together with the odd competition against other Chartered Clubs members are also enjoyed.
The Indoor Bowls Adjunct meets every Tuesday at 7.15pm in the Function Room from the end of February to the beginning of October. Subs are $35 which includes affiliation to the Upper Valley and NZ Federation, and allows members to participate in competitions throughout the Country.
The Karaoke Adjunct meets on the 1st Sunday of each month in the Balcony Bar. The club also hosts family karaoke in the Balcony Bar on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month to which all members are invited. We also host other clubs as well and reciprocate these visits. Heats for a $2000 Karaoke Competition will be held on Thursdays July 3, 10, 17 & 24 with five from each heat contesting the final on Friday, August 1 in the Function Room. Annual subs $10.
Tuesday 7pm, working men and women welcome, fee $2 small table prizes.
Friday 12.45 for 1pm start, fee $3, small table prizes.
All levels of play, all sets supplied by the adjunct. New players will be given training and the opportunity to buy a manual. Regular afternoon teas and monthly events on Fridays. Tuesdays have events and refreshments from time to time. An annual tournament in March known for its friendliness attracts players from Australasia. We are more focused on giving players a good time than winning competitions. Annual subscription $15. A rapidly growing adjunct, watch for other opportunities to play in 2016.
The adjunct runs a number of tournaments during year, including the Hugh Wright Trophy in March and also has teams that compete in the Clubs NZ National Tournaments each year in both Men’s and Women’s events. Annual subs are $5 and the adjunct has a current membership of approximately 90.
8 Ball Pool
The pool adjunct meets every Wednesday night with registrations taken between 6.30-7pm. The Adjunct plays under the NZ Chartered Clubs national rules.
The annual subscription is $15 discounted to $10 if paid before the last Wednesday in January.
For semi-retired or retired people, we have a programme of activities to keep you occupied. There is no minimum or maximum age requirement. Twice monthly trips to other clubs to play bowls, pool, cards, Rumicub etc or visit places of local interest, are interspersed with in house days at the club for prize winning games. Bus loads arrive from other clubs to join with us usually monthly.
Most events occur on Wednesdays or Thursdays. In August we attend the North Island clubs sports get together, in places such as Napier, Wanganui, New Plymouth. 2013 is in Blenheim. Of course we have a Christmas Lunch, and a BBQ in January. A full updated schedule is kept on the Seniors notice board, and reminders in the monthly magazine. The annual subscription is currently (2012) $15pa, and activities fees are $2.50 per day which includes a cuppa. The price of trips vary according to the destination, meals are usually included. Join us for a couple of times to see if this adjunct is for you.
The adjunct meets every Tuesday night at 7pm from February to November. There is an annual sub of $10 and a night fee of $3. Tournaments are held throughout the year.
The Adjunct which was formed 10 years ago meets each Wednesday night at 7:30pm in the Function Room.
A dance tutor teaches for an hour followed by social dancing until 10pm. We have lessons in Ballroom, Rock N Roll, Latin, Swing and New Vogue. Subs for the year are $15 and there is a $5 charge each Wednesday night. If you are a club member but not a member of the adjunct you may still join us but the cost is $7 per night. Lessons are normally in blocks of six weeks. Other activities include bus trips to other clubs, a monthly social on the last Sunday of each month, and Christmas and mid-winter dances.
Sport of Kings
The racing adjunct organises a number of activities including an inhouse club afternoon on the first Saturday of every month, a Melbourne Cup Calcutta, trips away to race meetings, plus the Alphabet Sweepstake. The annual subscription is $20.
Once a month during the week the adjunct makes day trips away to a number of different venues - annual subs $15.
Theatre and Events
The purpose of our adjunct is to give members the opportunity of enjoying a wide range of entertainment in the form of theatre, plays, music and events both local and in the city and sometimes within the Cossie Club itself. Members attend as a group, with transport arranged which provides a safe, convenient and entertaining way to see and hear the best that Wellington show business can offer.
Bulk buying by our Booking Officer often means cheaper seats, or in some instances better or preferential seating. Annual subscription is $12 per person per year and the adjunct meets in the Balcony at 7.30pm on the third Monday of each month.
The Wine Club conducts tastings the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 7pm in the Balcony. Each night a winery showcases their latest releases and the winemaker discusses wine. The cost per night is $10 which incorporates up to eight tastings plus a selection of delicious cheeses. Annual Subscription is $15.