Community Diary



Wednesday 06 June 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.

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

  • Wanaka Library Pre-school Storytime Session. 10.00 - 11.00am. Come in and enjoy story time followed by activity/craft, for 3-5yrs. All welcome, no charge.

  • 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.

  • Sewing/patchwork class. 5.30 - 8.00pm. Mt Aspiring College. Contact Angela for more details 0274 801 707. All welcome.

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. 10.00am, mid-week Communion service with discussion. All welcome.

  • Baby Massage Taster Session. 10.30 - 11.30am at Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Learn the benefits of massage for you and your baby. Suitable for newborns to crawling. All welcome.

  • Imuunisation Discussion Session with Meg Paulin (Immunisation Co-ordinator SDHB). 2.00 - 3.00pm, Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. No registration required. 

  • 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, Andrew: 021 342 187.



Thursday 07 June 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. Discs in by 10.00am. Tee off 10.30am. Visitors and new members 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.

  • Community Kapahaka. 6.00 - 8.00pm, Mt Aspiring College East Common Room. Open to all. Haere mai.

  • Hawea Food Growers June Meeting 'Getting Ready for Spring' with Ben Elms. 6-8pm at Kanuka Corner ELC. All gardeners welcome! Find us on Facebook. 

  • Community Kapa Haka meets Mt Aspiring College, East Common Room, 6-08pm.  Open to everyone.

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf.  Cards in by 10.15am for 10.30am start.  New members and visitors welcome.



Friday 08 June 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.

  • 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.

  • Fun swim evening for kids capable of swimming at least 25m. Spot prizes & raffles. Followed by a free sausage sizzle. Warm up and registration at 5.00pm. Proudly hosted by the Wanaka Swim Club.

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

  • Heart Kids Central Otago - Supporting Heart Kids Through Life, annual street appeal day. 9am-6pm at Wanaka New World.



Saturday 09 June 2018
  • Aspiring Quilters. Wanaka's quilting group is meeting 10.00am - 4.00pm at the Bridge Club Rooms, 9 Cliff Wilson St. Visitors and new members welcome. Call Marg 443 7454 for more info.

  • 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.



Sunday 10 June 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. Holy Mass. 11.00am, 152 Aubrey Rd. All welcome. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

  • 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

  • Wanaka Baptist Church. 5.30pm, Lake Wanaka Centre, 89 Ardmore St. All welcome. Contact Derek 021 2805 817.

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. All are welcome to join us for our Eucharistic Liturgy, 9.30am, with morning tea to follow.

  • Wanaka Presyterian Church at 10am. 'Surprised by Grace' Ian Hyslop. This week 'A leper, a desperate father and a nameless woman find faith that brings freedom'. 94 Tenby St.

  • 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 Night Church starts at 7pm. Simon Clegg looks at 'Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us'.



Monday 11 June 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club, AJ McKenzie Pairs, 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Pembroke 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.

  • Lake Hawea Volunteer Fire Brigade AGM. 7.00pm, Fire Station, 41 Noema Terrace Lake Hawea.

  • Wanaka Camera Club meeting, 7.30pm, St John Room, Link Way.  All 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.

  • Wanaka Walkers. 9.30am. Meet on lakefront, McDougall St. Bring a jacket and lunch. Contact Ruth 021 474 904 or visit wanakawalkers.blogspot.co.nz

  • Wanaka Bubs and Bugs Walking Group. Meet at 10.30am outside the Lake Bar, Wanaka waterfront. We walk for an hour and have coffee afterwards. Free. All welcome. 



Tuesday 12 June 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Creative Social Tuesday Evenings. Whether you are wanting to do some art/poetry/knitting/or anything creative, come along and meet other creative people in town. Ray White Auction Room, upstairs 1 Helwick St. facebook.com/groups/creativesocialtuesday/

  • Yoga In The Community with Carmen. St John room, ph 022 3265 019.

  • 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, Andrew: 021 342 187.

  • Ladies New & Newish to Wanaka luncheon.  Contact Sue Saunders asap.  Ph 443 7442.