Community Diary



Wednesday 20 March 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Ph 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. Ph 443 5894.

  • Pre-School Storytime. Wanaka Library. 10.00 - 11.00am. 3-5yrs. Come and enjoy some stories followed by a craft activity. All welcome. Free.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community based nursery. 9.00am - 12.00pm. All welcome, no skills required. info@tekakano.org.nz, Andrew 021 342 187, www.tekakano.org.nz

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

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Matukituki pairs. Be seated 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome. 

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. Golf Croquet only. 9.30am - 12.00pm, 211 Warren St. Names in by 9.20am to be included in the draw.

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

  • Wanaka Travel Club AGM and travel talk. 11.00am, Lake Hawea Hotel.



Thursday 21 March 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Wanaka Men's Tennis. 3.00 - 5.30pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Ph 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. Ph 443 5894.

  • Wanaknit. Wanaka’s community knitting group. 5.30pm, Alchemy, 151 Ardmore St. Bring your knitting or crochet project. All welcome. 

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am, Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. 0-5yrs. Meet our new co-ordinator - Nick Cane! Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3/session or $30/term. All welcome. Contact Shaz 021 1678 155.

  • 9 Hole Ladies Golf. Discs in by 9.00am. All welcome.

  • Aspiring Quilters. 1.00 - 4.00pm, Bridge Club rooms 9 Cliff Wilson Dr. Newcomers and visitors welcome. Ph. Marg 443 7454 or Isobel 443 6101 for more info.

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

  • Aspiring Mums. 10.30am - 12.00pm, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. See UC Plunket FB for details. No registration required.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. From new born - 5yr olds and parents. Messy play, sandpit, slide and climbing tree, op shop and more. See FB for more info. 

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. 211 Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 - 4.00pm. Names to be in by 1.20pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Mens 9 Hole Golf. Cards in by 8.45am, tee off 9.00am, all welcome.

  • Rehearsal Stainer's Crucifixion. 6.00 - 7.00pm, Presbyterian Church, Tenby St. All singers welcome. Service 14th April, 7.00pm.

  • Community Kapa Haka. 6.00 - 8.00pm. MAC common room. Koha and Kai. All ages.

  • Wanaka Garden Club. Meeting change of date. Dual Image, 6.15pm Log Cabin.



Friday 22 March 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

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

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 9.00am - 12.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Ph 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. Ph 443 5894.

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

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, Plunket Rooms,  51 Ardmore St. All welcome.
  • JP Services at Community Networks. 10.30 - 11.30am. To book phone 03 443 7799.

  • Something Out of This World is In our Own Back Yard. 6.00pm, Presbyterian Community Centre, 91 Tenby Street, Wanaka. The speaker is Dr Duncan Steel.



Saturday 23 March 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family Store. Open 9.30am - 4.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Wanaka Parkrun. 8.00am, Wanaka Station Park. A free, weekly, timed 5km run. All abilities welcome! 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. 1.00 - 4.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 4.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers needed. Ph 443 4142.


  • Relay for Life Opening Lap of Honour. 12.00pm, Pembroke Park. For anyone affected by cancer and their extended family/whanau and carers. Please come to the Cancer Society tent at 11.30am to receive your sash and for guidance on where to go.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. 211 Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 - 4.00pm. Names to be in by 1.20pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Autumn apple drive and food workshops. 9.30am - 3.30pm, Rippon Hall. Community chutney-making, apple juice pressing and workshops. Check Local Food Wanaka FB page for more.

  • Relay for Life Candlelight Ceremony. 9.00pm, Pembroke Park. Time taken out of our day to Celebrate, Remember and Fight Back. If you feel this is something you would also like to be a part of, we warmly invite you to join us in this uplifting event. For more info ph. Marie 027 5360 066 or marie@cansoc.org.nz



Sunday 24 March 2019
  • Holy Family Catholic Church Holy Mass. 11.00am.152 Aubrey Rd. All welcome. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

  • Wanaka New Life Church. 10.00am, 50 Reece Cres. Multi-generational meeting, great worship and kids' programme. Visitors welcome. 027 2927 770, newlife.co.nz

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

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

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church. 9.30am, 92 Tenby St. We would love you to worship with us. Ian Hyslop continues his Easter Series: The Challenge of Jesus. Programmes for the kids. 

  • St Ninian's Presbyterian Church. Starts weekly services this Sunday 10.00am, Hawea Flat. Aaron Johnstone is our new minister. Picnic lunch to follow at Hawea Flat School.



Monday 25 March 2019
  • 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. 9.00am - 12.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Walkers: 9.00am meet on lakefront, McDougall St. Bring appropriate clothing and lunch. Check wanakawalkerblogsite.co.nz for details.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Cardrona Stakes. Be seated 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome.

  • Meditation. 5.00pm, St Columba's Anglican Church, cnr Upton and McDougall Sts. All welcome

  • Wanaka Bubs and Bugs Walking Group. Meeting 10.30am, see FB page for location (rotates around four places). Free. All welcome.



Tuesday 26 March 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Lake Hawea Knitting Group. 12.30pm, Lake Hawea Library. For those who like to knit or would like to learn. Enquiries Denise 0210 378 347.

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

  • Wanaka Men's Tennis. From 6.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • BNI Wanaka. Business referral networking group meeting weekly for breakfast 7.00 - 8.30am, Jack Rabbit. For more info or to join a meeting, Mark Anderson 0274 641 641.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Ph 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. Ph 443 5894.

  • Wriggle & Rhyme. Wanaka Library. 10.30 - 11.00am. 0-2 years. Come and enjoy rhythm and movement through music and song, a fun and engaging time with your little one. All welcome. Free.

  • Rotary Club of Wanaka. Weekly meeting 6.00pm, Wanaka Districts Club, 45 Plantation Rd. New members welcome. Deb 021 442 622.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community based nursery. 9.00am - 12.00pm. All welcome, no skills required. info@tekakano.org.nz, Andrew 021 342 187, www.tekakano.org.nz

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Social session. Bring lunch and be seated at 10.50am. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome.

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

  • Wanaka Bridge Club - social bridge session. Bring lunch and be seated by 10.50am. All welcome.

  • Breastfeeding Support. 10.00am - 12.00pm, 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Wanaka Plunket Rooms. Peer Supporters Lactation consultant 022 385 0913 or 0800 560 650. FB Wanaka Well.

  • Yoga in the Community for good health and calmness. 9.30am, St John Room. Contact Carmen 022 3265 019 / learn more at abundant.earth

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. From new born - 5yr olds and parents. Messy play, sandpit, slide and climbing tree, op shop and more. See FB for more info. 

  • JP Services at Community Networks. 1.00 - 2.00pm. To book phone 03 443 7799.

  • Triwanaka MTB Duathlon. Corbridge Downs. Join in the fun. 400m run, 5 or 10km MTB, 3K run. Junior race starts 5.30pm, Adults 6.00pm. www.triwanaka.co.nz for more info.