Community Diary



Wednesday 26 September 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Cloudy Peak Paris, 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.

  • 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 27 September 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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



Friday 28 September 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 10.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd.



Saturday 29 September 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.



Sunday 30 September 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, 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.



Monday 01 October 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Silver Championship 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 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.

  • 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.



Tuesday 02 October 2018
  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Mental Health Peer Support Group (Wanaka). 6.00 - 7.00pm, Plunket Room, 51 Ardmore St. Email: peersupport@mentalhealthwanaka.org or FB: "Mental Health Peer Support Group (Wanaka)" www.mentalhealthwanaka.org. All welcome!