Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua (We must not forget our past, in looking to the future)



Hello ,

The Avondale RSA has reopened after Lockdown in December 2021.
We are now operating under the Traffic Light Protection Framework  which went to ORANGE from midnight 13/04/22.

  •  Sanitise
  • If you feel unwell or have a cough – please stay home.

We appreciate that this recent lockdown has presented many challenges to us all.

This club is focused on offering a welcoming, safe environment for everyone.

All our staff are double vaccinated.

It is important, but is not compulsory that all of our members are fully vaccinated.
The newer version vaccine passport is available now for download from
 There will be a Scan and Sanitise Entrance Stand at each entrance.






Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Avondale Returned Services Association (Inc) will be held in the Clubrooms, 48 Rosebank, Avondale, on Sunday 26 June 2022 commencing at 9:30 am.

Notice of Motion

Any Notice of Motion must be in the hands of the Club Manager no later than 5 June 2022.

Executive Committee

Nominations for Executive Committee for 2022/2023 term open 23 May and will close on 5 June 2022.  (Nomination forms are available from the Office).

Keep well, stay safe and be kind.

Bernie Thomsen

Club Manager


LUNCH : Thurs & Fri from 12 noon

DINNER : Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun from 5.30pm

A reminder if you have a group of 5+ please ring 0210613080 to book a table.


New COVID-19 Protection Framework delivers greater freedoms for vaccinated New Zealanders

Friday, 22 October 2021

‌ ‌ ‌ The Alert Level settings will be overtaken by the

"Traffic Light" based system based on Criteria set by the Government and a 90% Vaccination rate (second jab)

This started at 11.59 pm on Dec 2nd 2021.

Auckland is currently at ORANGE Level.

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Be safe, be kind and take care.

 Welcome all to the Avondale R S A

The Club has been in operation since 1933, in a spirit of service and community which we still uphold to this day.

We would love you to visit our Club and become a member.

Membership is open to all over the age of 18 years.

We do have a junior membership, please call the Club Office for more details.

Looking forward to seeing visitors and members at our Club soon.



Hi members,


Good News.  A special welcome to our new Chefs, with a fantastic menu for your dining pleasure.


Thurs & Fri from 12 noon


Thurs to Sun from 5.30 pm


At Orange level, dancing is permitted

Now that we are back to Alert Orange

All Sports (Darts, Euchre & Pool etc) have resumed.

The usual hygiene rules apply.

You are no longer required to scan the QR code or do a manual entry when using the club.

If you are sick stay home and if showing any Covid-19 symptoms get tested.

Our TAB, Gaming area and bar will be open for our members and the public.

Gaming Room:  We have a total of 22 machines, including 3 Lightning Machines, and 2 new Fireball machines, come try your luck.

Membership Renewals, see our Bar staff, or Bernie or Pat in the office to renew your card for the financial year April 1st 2022 to March 31st 2023.

A reminder to all members.

If you are planning a birthday/celebration/function here at the RSA, please notify the office as we need to prepare for occasions like this, so as we have appropriate staffing levels. 

Please don't just notify the kitchen and turn up.





 If you wish to pay tribute to a former Service Person, you can also go to the Auckland Museum  Online Cenotaph page. Here you can research any and all available records of service for Returned Servicemen and Women.

You can also place a Virtual Poppy for those people.

A link to this is below, click on this link and it will take directly to the page;

The Avondale RSA welcomes new members. We are your friendly local RSA club with  great people, atmosphere and great prices.
The Avondale RSA has a proud tradition dating back to 1933.
We welcome all members and their guests and visitors from affiliated clubs.

Membership is open to everyone over 18, and we always welcome new members.

We look forward to seeing  our members and guests as often as possible.

A visitor recently was a former PM of Nuie Island pictured here with John, our immediate Past President and Pat, one of our long-time members.



Please ensure you renew your membership before March 31st,


From renewal

your  membership card will entitle you to a discount

for certain drinks when swiped at the bar for that sale.

Non-card-holders will pay full price on all drinks.

Membership fees are as follows;

The Club financial year finishes on March 31 each year, which means your membership renewal is necessary to maintain a current membership.

Returned Servicemen & Women $13 per year
Servicemen & Women $25 per year
Regular Members $40 per year
Widows & Daughters of returned service persons $25 per year
Youth membership (13-18 years) $10 per year.

We have created a link, in PDF format below, if you wish to print off a membership form.

To use this link just glide your cursor over the link, then left click once on the link and it will load the form to your computer, easy as.



The restaurant open hours are:
Lunch - Friday - 12 noon to 1.30pm.
Dinner - Thursday to Sunday, from 5.30pm-8.30pm.
The Club bar is open from 12 noon until close 7 days a week.

Group bookings outside regular hours are welcome with prior arrangement.


Returned Servicemen & women $13 per year
Servicemen & women $25 per year
Members $40 per year
Widows & Daughters of returned service persons $25 per year
Youth membership (13-18 years) $10 per year

Our new facilities include:
  • Bar & restaurant
  • Entertainment area, stage and dance floor
  • Members lounge
  • Sports Room
  • Library and Memorabilia Room
  • 4 Pool Tables
  • 5 Dart Boards
  • Juke Box
  • Full TAB facilities
  • 22 Gaming Machines with Linked Jackpots

Our family friendly restaurant has tasty meals at an affordable price, with catering by the talented Kai Ataahua team
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All ages and a wide range of interests are catered for in our sports and social sections. The Avondale RSA is a great place to have fun and meet new friends.
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We have regular live entertainment, plus something happening at the club most nights of the week. Check the website regularly to see what’s coming up.
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With fantastic views, a facility that can host 250 people, a new dance floor and stage, and a convenient location, the Avondale RSA is perfect for your next function.
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