Community Diary



Wednesday 22 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.

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group Meeting. 11.00am, Judy’s home, 25 Aubrey Rd. Visitors welcome.

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

  • 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.



Thursday 23 August 2018
  • 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 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.

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

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Communicators, your local Toast Masters group.  7.15pm St John Rooms. Develop your communication and leadership skills with better presentations and self-confidence. Email mrkennedy@xtra.co.nz or see you there to have a look or jump in and have a go.

  • 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. Visitors and new members welcome.

  • PrimeTimers! 10.00am, Holy Family School, Aubrey Rd. Enjoy a mystery lunch afterwards. Ph Helen 0210 431 054.

  • WANAKA GARDEN CLUB meeting held 7.30pm at The Bowling Clubrooms, Tenby St. Speaker: Lisa from ‘BOUNTY’ Organic Orchard Care covering basic pruning & organic spraying. Library, Seasonal notes, Plants/Produce/Seeds Sales, raffle, supper. Contact Rochelle 021 116 5093.



Friday 24 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.

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

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

  • TGI Friday, children’s liturgy at St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts, 5.00pm. Children of all ages welcome. Contact - Damon Plimmer 03 443 2440.

  • Chinese Politics and the Birthplace of Skiing - One man's crazy trip to discover where skiing started: Western China. 7.00pm, Edgewater function room. Gold coin donation for Wanaka Search and Rescue.

     

  • Chinese Politics and the Birth Place of Skiing - One man's amazing journey to the where skiing started.  Gold coin fundraiser for Wanaka Search and Rescue. 7.00pm, Edgewater Resort. 

  • Audi Quattro Winter Games NZ Official Opening Ceremony. Parade 5.00pm followed by snow and skate jam, food and community groups with music from local acts P Digsss and Civilan Sol.

  • Trivia night to raise funds for Upper Clutha Hockey Club. $20 pp includes pizza and dessert. Registration 6.30pm. Quiz starts 7.00pm at Bowling Club on Tenby St.



Saturday 25 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.

  • Ploughing Match. 10.30am, Gladstone Rd, Lake Hawea. Competition includes horse-drawn ploughing, farmers section and national competitors. Enquiries John Osborne 027 2640 113. Sepectators welcome.

  • Genealogy Group Open Day. 1.00pm, St John Room. Come along and have a look at what we do. All welcome. 



Sunday 26 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. Holy Mass. 11.00am, 152 Aubrey Rd. All welcome. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

  • Wanaka Baptist Church. 5.30pm, Plunket Room, 51 Ardmore St. All welcome. Contact Derek at 021 2805 817.

  • Contemplative Evening Prayer in the style of the Taizé Community of France. Simple songs, readings and spaces for silence. 5.00pm, St Columba’s Anglican Church.

  • 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

  • A warm welcome awaits you at Wanaka Presy. 10.00am. Bring the family and plan to stay for a cuppa and a chat after the service. 91 Tenby St.

  • Night Church at Wanaka Presy is looking for "Nuggets of Gold" from the Old Testament. Come along for contemporary worship and an inspiring talk. 7.00pm. 94 Tenby St.

  • Wanaka Artisan Market Winter Market, 10am - 2pm at Pembroke Park. Local produce and crafts.



Monday 27 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 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. Ph. 443 5894.

  • 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. 

  • Pembroke Club of Wanaka, 10am, Wanaka Golf Club.

  • Wanaka Bubs & Bugs Walking Group. Meeting 10.30am outside the Hawea Shop for an hour walk. Coffee afterwards.

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



Tuesday 28 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.

  • Mental Health Peer Support Group (Wanaka)Plunket Room (51 Ardmore St) 6.00 - 7.00pm. For more details, visit FB: Mental Health Peer Support Group (Wanaka). All welcome. 

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

  • 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

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