Community Diary



Wednesday 21 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 Croquet Club. Warren St. Golf croquet only, 9.30am - 12 noon. Names to be in by 9.20am.



Thursday 22 March 2018
  • 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. Workshop Day 10.30am, Arts Centre.

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

  • Wanaka Toastmasters. 7.15pm, St John rooms, 4 Link Way. Watch or join in. A great evening of fun. Young and old. wanakatoastmasters@gmail.com

  • 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.

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf: Early start this week only. Discs in from 8.30 to 8.45am for a rolling start. New members 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.

  • PrimeTimers! Lake Cruise departs from wharf 10.30am. Wear warm clothing and sensible shoes. Ph 0210 431 054.

  • Wanaka Garden Club, 7.30pm at the Bowling Club rooms, Tenby St. Speaker this month: Ben Elms. Subject: Soil. Visitors most welcome. Ph 443 7562, Rochelle.



Friday 23 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.

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

  • Celebrate Wanaka’s love of bikes with a mass ride around the CBD. Meet at Dinosaur Park, at 5pm, for a couple of speeches, prizes and the social ride. facebook.com/bikewanaka/

  • Palm cross making at 1pm, St Columba's Church. Instructions provided.  Everyone welcome.

  • Join Craig Smith at Wanaka Library for a fun, interactive family show. Don't miss out on all the fun. 5 - 6pm, Wanaka Library.



Saturday 24 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.



Sunday 25 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. Holy Mass. 11.00am, 152 Aubrey Rd. All welcome. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

  • Wanaka New Life Church. 10am multi-generational meeting for all the family. Great worship & kids programme available. 50 Reece Cres. Enquiries to 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz

  • 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 Presbyterian Church. 9.30am. Ian Hyslop leads us towards Easter with his message entitled "Remember Me". Programmes for children of all ages. Morning tea to follow. 91 Tenby St. www.wpccc.org.nz

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Night Church. 8pm. Nige Sandri will look at Worship as we continue our study of the Spiritual Disciplines. See you at 91 Tenby St.



Monday 26 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.

  • Pembroke Club of Wanaka. A.G.M. 10am, Wanaka Golf Club.

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

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



Tuesday 27 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.