Community Diary



Wednesday 14 March 2018
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm. St Ninian's Presbyterian Church Hall, Hawea Flat. All welcome.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 9am - noon. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

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

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Holy Communion with discussion at 10am.

  • Pre-School Storytime at Wanaka Library. 10.00 - 11.00am. Come & listen to some stories followed by activities for 3-5 years.

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

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

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group Meeting. Croquet Club Rooms, Warren St. Start: 12:30pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. Warren St. Golf croquet only, 9.30am - 12 noon. Names to be in by 9.20am.

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group meeting in Croquet Club Rooms, Warren St. Start: 12.30pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Backyard Trapping Workshop Lake Hawea Community Centre Saturday17th March 9.30-11am. All welcome to come along and learn about trapping predators.

  • Wanaka Travel Club luncheon & AGM. Lake Hawea Hotel at 11am. Speaker: Dorothy Muir - Uganda.



Thursday 15 March 2018
  • Aspiring Quilters. Wanaka's quilting group is meeting 1.00 - 4.00pm at the Bridge Club Rooms, 9 Cliff Wilson St. Visitors and new members welcome. Call Marg 443 7454 for more info.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Check out the climbing tree, sensory play, water fun, playdoh, op shop and more. Always coffee and tea brewing, everyone welcome. Updates on FB page.  

  • Embroidery Group Meeting Day. 1.30pm, Arts Centre.

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf. Discs in by 9am, tee off 9.30am. New members welcome.

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

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. 0-5yrs. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3/family or $30/term. First visit free. All welcome. Contact Nicky 021 809 198.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 - 4pm. Visitors welcome.

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



Friday 16 March 2018
  • Wanaka Bowling Club Progressive Tournament. Names in by 1.00pm, start 1.15pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 9am - 12pm, Upton St courts. 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.

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

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

  • St Columba's Church Coffee Group. 10am, Beanie Cafe, Ardmore St.

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

  • Ladies New & Newish to Wanaka Luncheon. Contact Sue Saunders ASAP. Ph 443 7442.



Saturday 17 March 2018
  • Wanaka Social Tennis. Upton St courts 1-4pm. Visitors welcome.

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

  • Wanaka Parkrun. A free, weekly, timed 5km run. All abilities welcome! Wanaka Station Park 8am. Join us for coffee at Edgewater after the event. Register at www.parkrun.co.nz/wanaka. Contact Jane or Adam on 021 1515 895 or wanakaoffice@parkrun.com

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 - 4pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Christchurch Girls' High School Old Girls" Luncheon at noon, 24 Beacon Point Road. Ph 443 6838.



Sunday 18 March 2018
  • Wanaka Sunday Craft Market, Pembroke Park from 10am. Handmade NZ arts and crafts.

  • 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 9.00am. All welcome. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

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

  • Wanaka New Life Church. 10am. Join us for a special meeting as we welcome John Mellor Healing Ministry.  All welcome and kids programme available. See you at 50 Reece Crescent. Enquiries to 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church. 9.30am, 91 Tenby St. Ian Hyslop continues our Journey to Easter with "Jesus' Death, No More Separation". Childrens Programmes. All welcome. 

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church Night Church. 8pm, 91 Tenby St. Nige Sandri will speak about worship in our series on Spiritual Disciplines.

  • Wanaka New Life Church. 10am & 6pm services with special guest John Mellor, healing evangelist. All welcome at 50 Reece Crescent. Enquiries to 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz

  • Albert Town Community Party In The Park – 11am until 3pm.

  • 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



Monday 19 March 2018
  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 9am - 12pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Cardrona Stakes, 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St.

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

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Check out the climbing tree, sensory play, water fun, playdoh, op shop and more. Always coffee and tea brewing, everyone welcome. Updates on FB page.  

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

  • Wriggle & Rhyme at Hawea Library every Monday in term time at 10am followed by story time and craft for preschoolers.

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

  • Brainwave Trust Seminar “Early Years Last Forever” focusing on early childhood and primary school ages. 7-9pm, Lake Wanaka Centre. Visit Wanaka Alcohol Group Facebook for detail and to RSVP. Koha. Refreshments provided.

  • Ballroom and Latin dancing group. 7 - 8pm at Wanaka Primary School Hall, Ironside Dr, off Kings Dr. All welcome. Text Lesley 027 3931 046.

  • Wanaka Grandview Club. Fellowship for Seniors at Wanaka Golf Club 10am. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. 0-5yrs. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3/family or $30/term. All welcome. Contact Shaz 021 1687 155.



Tuesday 20 March 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.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 9am - noon. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

  • Rotary Club of Wanaka weekly get together. 6.00pm, Wanaka Golf Club. Contact Deborah Budden to join: deborahbudden@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.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Check out the climbing tree, sensory play, water fun, playdoh, op shop and more. Always coffee and tea brewing, everyone welcome. Updates on FB page.  

  • Wriggle and Rhyme at Wanaka Library. New time: 10.30 - 11am. Come and join in with some songs, rhymes and movement for 0-2 years.

  • 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.

  • Volunteering Central are at Community Networks today from 11.30am - 2.30pm. Chat to Gillian about volunteering in this fabulous community or to find out how we can support your volunteer programme. Pop in or make an appointment gillian@volunteeringcentral.org.nz www.volunteeringcentral.org.nz 443 4102.

  • Wanaka Men's Tennis Upton St courts from 3pm, A-grade from 6.30pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Brainwave Trust Seminar “Unravelling the mystery of the Adolescent Brain” focusing on the teenager and navigating these years. 7-9pm at the Lake Wanaka Centre. Visit Wanaka Alcohol Group Facebook for details and to RSVP. Koha. Refreshments provided.

  • BNI Wanaka. BNI is a business referral networking group. Meeting weekly for breakfast 7 - 8.30am at Alchemy. If you would like more information or to join a meeting, call the Chapter President, Vicki Donoghue 0272 089 462.

  • THE EMOTIONAL & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF YOUR BABY 11am - 12noon. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore Street, Wanaka. Find out how babies communicate their needs and feelings. No registration required. All welcome.