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.

  • 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.

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

  • Wanaka Lake Swimmers Club AGM. 7.00pm, Wanaka Recreation Centre. Learn about our 2018-19 season events, projects and elect a new committee (3 new committee members needed).

  • Wanaka Croquet Club, 211 Warren St. Golf croquet only, 9.30am to 12 noon.  Names to be in by 9.20 am

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group Meeting at Joy’s home. 11.00am, 6 Niger St. Visitors welcome.



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 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. Visitors and new members welcome.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club, 211 Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 am to 4 pm. Visitors welcome.

  • PrimeTimers: Lake cruise departs from wharf at 10.30am returning 12.30pm. Ph Helen 021 043 1054. Warm clothes!

  • 9 Hole Ladies Golf: Discs in 10.00am, Tee Off 10.30am. Visitors and New Members welcome.



Friday 28 September 2018
  • 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.

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

  • Genealogy Group Research meeting. 2.00pm, Wanaka Library. Bring something to research and/or a specific item of missing information. All welcome.



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.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club, 211 Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 am to 4 pm. Visitors welcome.

  • NZ Mountain Film Festival Nepal Fundraiser. Best of the Best Awarded Films. Edgewater, 6.30pm. $20 tickets www.eventbrite.co.nz Contact Janelle 021 756 280. 



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.

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church. 9.30am, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. All are welcome to join us for our Eucharistic Liturgy, morning tea to follow.

  • Wanaka New Life Church: 10.00am, 50 Reece Cres. Multi-generational meetings, great worship & kids programme. Visitors welcome. 027 2927 770 www.newlife.co.nz

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church Morning Worship. Daylight saving begins and the service moves to a 9.30am start time. See you all bright and early. Aaron Johnstone, our Ministry Intern, will be sharing. Programmes for all the kids. 92-94 Tenby St.

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Night Church. 7.00pm, 91-94 Tenby Street. Contemporary worship and a message. Peter Eaton concludes our series with "The Person of God in the Old Testament". 



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

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

  • Wanaka Vegetables Growers Club. Meeting 7.00pm, Harcourts auction room, upstairs 17 Helwick St.
    Speakers: Wendy and Cathy from Mitre 10 Garden Centre.



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 Mark Anderson, ph 0274 641 641.

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Mental Health Peer Support Group - Please join us from 6-7pm at the Plunket Room (51 Ardmore St). For more details, please email: peersupport@mentalhealthwanaka.org or visit FB at: "Wanaka Mental Health Peer Support Group - Public" or online at: www.mentalhealthwanaka.org. All welcome!

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at the Te Kakano's community-based nursery. New hours for spring: 9.00am 12.00pm. All welcome. More info: www.tekakano.org.nz contact: info@tekakano.org.nz, or Andrew 021 342 187.

  • Your New Family & Understanding Your Baby (0-6 months). 11.00am - 12 noon. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St, Wanaka. See Upper Clutha Plunket Facebook for further details. All welcome. 

  • The Relationship Heart & Growing Healthy Brains (0-24 months). 12 noon - 1.00pm. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St, Wanaka. See Upper Clutha Plunket Facebook for further details. All welcome. 

     

  • Aspiring Mums – “Nutrition for Busy Mums.”  1.00 - 2.00pm, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Aspiring Mums focuses on the well-being of Mums. No registration required.