Community Diary



Wednesday 02 May 2018
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm. St Ninian's Presbyterian Church Hall, Hawea Flat. All welcome.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Bronze Championship Pairs, 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1.00 - 4.00pm. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Holy Communion with discussion at 10.00am.

  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Mainly Music Hawea Flat. 9.30 - 11.00am. Music, movement & fun for children 0-4 and their caregivers. St Ninian’s Church, Kane Rd. $3/family, includes morning tea.



Thursday 03 May 2018
  • Embroidery Group Night Stitching. 7.00pm, Arts Centre.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • Wanaka Senior Net. Tech/computer stuff for 60+ at Presbyterian Church, Tenby St, 10.00am. Visitors welcome. First Thursday each month.

  • Wanaka Artisan Market. 3.00 - 6.00pm. Bullock Creek, outside Speights Ale House. Local produce and crafts.

  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf Tournament, 10.00am. Entries closed.

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf. Cards in by 10.15am for a 10.30am start. Visitors, new members welcome.

  • Wanaka Playgroup. Music Month of May. 9.30 - 11.30am, Wanaka Squash Club. Stone St. 0-5yrs. $3/family or $30 per term. *Mini Beats Music Session included* every Thursday in May, Ann-Marie will join us for a special music session. Come check us out and see what we have to offer you and your little ones. Contact Shaz 021 1678 155.

  • QUIZ NIGHT - Funds for Wanaka Fire Brigade. 7.15pm at Edgewater - Summit Room. Teams 4-6 $10 per person. Raffles & cash bar. Ph/text Barb 021 808 653 to book or just come along and slot into a team. Wanaka Upper Clutha Lions Project.

  • Wanaka March with Midwives. 11.00am, Pembroke Park skate park for a short walk commencing at 11.30am. We will go to the Dinosaur Park for a picnic, tea and coffee, bubbles, balloons and music. All welcome, bring your friends, families, kids, babies, and picnic baskets! Wear purple the international colour of the midwife! For more info visit Save Our Wanaka Midwives Facebook page.



Friday 04 May 2018
  • Wanaka Bowling Club Progressive Tournament. Names in by 1.00pm, start 1.15pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Friday Handicap Bridge. Play starts 1.00pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome.

  • JP Services at Community Networks, 73 Brownston St, 10.30 - 11.30am. Appointments essential. Ph 03 443 7799.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting. 7.30pm, Wanaka Plunket Rooms, Ardmore St. All welcome.

  • Meditation: 12midday St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. All welcome. Contact – Damon Plimmer ucang@calledsouth.org.nz

  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 10.00am - 12.30pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.



Saturday 05 May 2018
  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 11.00am - 3.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required, ph: 443 4142.

  • The Salvation Army Family Store. Open 9.30am - 4.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Wanaka parkrun. 9.00am, Wanaka Station Park. A free, weekly, timed 5km run. All abilities welcome! Join us for coffee at Edgewater after the event. Register at www.parkrun.co.nz/wanaka. Contact Jane and Adam on 021 1515 895 or wanakaoffice@parkrun.com

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. Upton St courts from 1.00 - 4.00pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Habitat restoration planting with Te Kakano at Weka block, from 10.00am. Park at Waterfall creek, cross the bridge and walk 800m. We will be waiting for you beyond the last Norman Creek water barrel. All welcome. Tools and morning tea provided. Queries: Andrew, 021 342 187, tekakano.org.nz or our Facebook page.



Sunday 06 May 2018
  • Free Community Yoga Class. 11.00am, Rhyme x Reason Brewery, 17 Gordon Rd. BYO mat and donations accepted for the teacher's hard work.

  • Holy Family Catholic Church, 152 Aubrey Rd. Holy Mass at 9am. All welcome. Shared morning tea to follow. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

  • Community Worship at St. Ninians. 11.30am, Hawea Flat. Shared lunch to follow. All welcome.

  • Lighthouse Community. God centred worship and fellowship. 5.00pm, 28 Reece Cres (behind Guthrie Bowron and up the stairs). All welcome, ph 0210 2437 373, www.lighthouseglobal.org

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Family Eucharist at 9.30am. All welcome.

  • Wanaka Baptist Church. 5.30pm, Plunket Room, 51 Ardmore St. All welcome. Contact Derek at 021 2805 817.

  • Wanaka New Life Church. 10.00am service, 50 Reece Cres. Multi-generational meeting with great worship and kids programme. Enquiries to 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church. 10.00am. Guest speaker, Macdonald Adhikary, International Needs Director Bangladesh. Communion. Children's holiday programme. 94 Tenby St.

  • St Ninians Presbyterian. Hawea Flat, Community Worship 11.30am. Guest speaker, Macdonald Adhikary, International Needs Director Bangladesh. Communion. Shared pot luck lunch to follow.

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Night Church. 7.00pm. "Jesus Teaches Us How to Pray 2: Our Father in Heaven". Our speaker is Simon Clegg. Tenby St.



Monday 07 May 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Silver Championship Pairs, 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St.

  • Meditation. 5.00pm at St Columba's, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. All welcome. Contact Annette 021 2075 122.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St.

  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 10.00am - 12.30pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am, Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. 0-5yrs. Great fenced outdoor area and indoor learning experiences. $3/family or $30 per term. All welcome. Contact Shaz 021 1678 155.

  • Pembroke Ladies Club are meeting at Paradiso at 10am to hear Chris Wright, MKR Winner.



Tuesday 08 May 2018
  • Lake Hawea Knitting Group. For those who love to knit or would like to learn. 12.30pm, Lake Hawea Library. Bring your projects new or old, share your knowledge & have a chat with like-minded people. Enquiries Denise 0210 378 347.

  • Wanaka Rotary Club get together - Tuesdays. Drinks 6.00pm. Dinner 6.30pm at Wanaka Golf Club. Contact Derek to join us: howarthds@gmail.com 

  • Say Go - Falls prevention exercises for over 65s. 2.00 - 3.00pm, Otago Age Concern - St John's, Link Rd. $2. All welcome. Enquiries to Judy 443 4121.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Tuesday Social Bridge. 11.00am. 9 Cliff Wilson St. Bring your lunch, all welcome.

  • JP Services at Community Networks. 1.00 - 2.00pm, 73 Brownston St. Appointments essential. Ph 03 443 7799.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • Mainly Music. Music, movement and fun for children 0-4yrs and their caregivers. 9.30 - 11.00am, St Andrews Presbyterian Church Community Centre, 91 Tenby St, Wanaka. $3/family.

  • BNI Wanaka. BNI is a business referral networking group. Meeting weekly for breakfast 7.00 - 8.30am, Alchemy. If you would like more info or to join a meeting, call the Chapter President, Vicki Hill 0210 2417 219.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1.00 - 4.00pm. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

  • Mental Health Peer Support Group (Wanaka). Join us 6.00 - 7.00pm, Plunket Room (51 Ardmore St). For more info, join the FB group "Wanaka Mental Health Peer Support Group (Wanaka)." All welcome!

  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Wanaka Men's Social Tennis. 3.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • Wriggle and Rhyme. 10.30 - 11.00am, Wanaka Library. Come and join in with some songs, rhymes and movement for 0-2 years.

  • Herb Group Lunch, Amigo's Cafe, 12.30pm.

  • Volunteering Central are at Community Networks 11.30am - 3.00pm. Come and talk to Gillian about volunteering in this fabulous community or to find out how we can support your volunteer programme. Make an appointment or drop in. gillian@volunteeringcentral.org.nz www.volunteeringcentral.org.nz 027 5065 705.