Community Diary



Wednesday 15 August 2018
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm. St Ninian's Presbyterian Church Hall, Hawea Flat. All welcome.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Hunter 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.

  • Hospice Warehouse. Open 10.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd.

  • Wheels to Dunstan. Free shuttle service to Dunstan Hospital or Alexandra specialist appointments, also linking with the St John Health Shuttle to Dunedin Hospital. Bookings ph 443 7799 before 3.00pm the day before.

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

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1.00 - 4.00pm. All welcome! www.tekakano.org.nz, contact us: info@tekakano.org.nz or Andrew: 021 342 187.

  • Wanaka Library Preschool Storytime and craft activity 10.00 - 11.00am, for 3-5 year olds. No cost.

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

  • Teaching from the Bible. 7.30 - 8.30pm, Hawea Community Centre, Myra St. All welcome, Enquiries: Rachel 027 8413 652.

  • Travel Club Lunch Meeting - Indonesia. 11.00am, Lake Hawea Hotel. Visitors and new members welcome. Bookings to Marion 443 8120 or 021 2380 672 by Sunday evening the 12th.

  • Carseat Checks & Installations. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. To make an appointment contact Belinda: 03 442 7380, 021 521 495 or email belinda.ricketts@plunket.org.nz

     

     

     



Thursday 16 August 2018
  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • 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.

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

  • Hospice Warehouse. Open 10.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd.

  • Community Kapa Haka. 6.00 - 8.00pm. Mt Aspiring College East Common Room. All welcome. Nau mai, haere mai! Please bring kai and koha to support the kaupapa.

  • Wanaknit (community knitting group). 5.30pm, Alchemy. Come along and join our community based knitting night. All levels 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.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. Join us for some great play opportunities and adult company. Tea and coffee, climbing tree, sand pit, playdough, painting, books and much more. For more info see FB. 

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf. Cards in by 10.15am for a 10.30am start. All welcome.

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf. Discs in by 10.00am. Tee off 10.30am. Visitors and new members welcome.



Friday 17 August 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.

  • St Columba's Church Coffee Group. 10.00am, Beanie Cafe, Ardmore St.

  • Hospice Warehouse. Open 10.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd.

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

  • Introduction to solids. 11.00am - 12noon, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Find out about this next step in your baby’s development. Mums, Dads and bubs all welcome. No registration necessary. 

  • Toilet Training. 12 noon - 1.00pm. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Come along for tips, tricks and information. No registration required.

     

  • Nutrition & Behaviour for Toddlers (1-3 years). 1.00 - 2.00pm. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St.  Come along for tips, tricks and information. No registration required.

  • Wanaka branch of the Royal Society talk. “Flexible energy services are key to the transition to a low-carbon, highly-renewable energy system for NZ” by Dr Michael Jack, Director of Energy Management Programme, University of Otago. 6.00pm, Wanaka Presbyterian Community Centre, 91 Tenby St.



Saturday 18 August 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.

  • Masquerade Ball Party - fundraiser for Wanaka Trampoline and Tumbling Club at Lake Wanaka Centre. Doors open at 6pm, finishing at midnigh! Tickets available at eventfinda.co.nz More info. at Facebook event Wanaka TNT Fundraising Masquared Ball Party.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration with Te Kakano and the Upper Clutha Tramping Club for a planting session along the Hawea river. All welcome! More info at tekakano.org.nz, or on our Facebook page, or contact us directly: info@tekakano.org.nz, or call Andrew 021 342 187.



Sunday 19 August 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 9.00am. All welcome. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

  • 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 New Life Church. 10.00am and 6.00pm services through August. Kids programme available in the morning and join from 5.15pm for soup and savouries before the 6.00pm Encounter Service. Relaxed atmosphere, all welcome! More info at newlife.co.nz

  • Morning worship at Wanaka Presy. 10.00am, 94 Tenby St. We would love you to come and join us.

  • Night Church at Wanaka Presy. Simply singing and a message. Spend your Sunday evening with us. 7pm. 94 Tenby St.

  • Wanaka Artisan Market:  Winter Market, 10.00am - 2.00pm, Pembroke Park.  Local produce and crafts.



Monday 20 August 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Glendhu 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.

  • Smallbore Rifle Club, 6.30pm, Lake Wanaka Centre.

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

  • Hospice Warehouse. Open 10.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd.

  • Wanaka Grandview Club. Fellowship for Seniors. Wanaka Golf Club 10.00am. 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.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. Join us for some great play opportunities and adult company. Tea and coffee, climbing tree, sand pit, playdough, painting, books and much more. For more info see FB. 

  • Wanaka Bubs & Bugs Walking Group. Meeting 10.30am at the carpark by the Wanaka Tree for an hour walk. Coffee afterwards.

  • Wriggle and Rhyme followed by storytelling and preschool craft. 10.00am, Hawea Library.



Tuesday 21 August 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. Business referral networking group meeting weekly for breakfast 7.00 - 8.30am, Alchemy. For more info or to join a meeting, call 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.

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

  • Hospice Warehouse. Open 10.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1.00 - 4.00pm. All welcome! www.tekakano.org.nz, contact us: info@tekakano.org.nz or Andrew: 021 342 187.

  • Wanaka Library Wriggle & Rhyme. Free for 0-2 years, 10.30 - 11.00am, songs and rhymes for your little ones to enjoy.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. Join us for some great play opportunities and adult company. Tea and coffee, climbing tree, sand pit, playdough, painting, books and much more. For more info see FB. 

  • Volunteering Central at Community Networks. 11.30am - 2.45pm. Come and chat about volunteering in this fabulous community. If you are looking for volunteers see how we can help you. Drop in, make an appointment or browse roles online or on the Wanaka App. gillian@volunteeringcentral.or.nz www.volunteeringcentral.org.nz

  • Knitting at the Lake Hawea Library. 12.30pm. For those who love to knit or would like to learn. Bring your projects new or old, share your knowledge, meet friends. Hand dyed yarns available.

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    The Emotional & Social Development of Your Baby (0-12months). 11.00am - 12 noon. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. See Upper Clutha Plunket Facebook for further details. All welcome. 

     

     

  • Aspiring Mums. 1.00 - 2.00pm, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Aspiring Mums focusses on the well-being of Mums. No registration required.