Community Diary



Wednesday 28 November 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Rippon Rosebowl, 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.

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

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

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group AGM at Jane’s home. 11.00am, 88 Mount Iron Dr. 

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, St Ninian's Presbyterian Church hall, Hawea Flat. All welcome.

  • Pre-school storytime at Wanaka Library 10.00 - 11.00am, 3 - 5 years. Come and enjoy some stories followed by a craft activity. All welcome, free.

  • Reading to Dogs at Wanaka Library. 3.30 - 5.00pm. Suitable for school aged children. Phone the library to make an appointment with a Therapy Dog 03 443 0410 or  wanaka.library@qldc.govt.nz Sessions are free! Sponsored by St John and SPCA.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 9am to 12pm. All welcome. No commitment or skills needed. Enquiries: www.tekakano.org.nz, or info@tekakano.org.nz, or call Andrew 021 342 187.



Thursday 29 November 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club AGM, 7pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. 

  • Embroidery Group. 5th Thursday Workshop, 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.

  • Wanaknit (community knitting group). 5.30pm, Alchemy. Come along and join our community based knitting night. All levels welcome.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. Golf and Association Croquet. 1.30 - 4.00pm, 211 Warren St. Names to be in by 1.20pm. Visitors 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 per term. All welcome. Contact Shaz 021 1678 155.

  • Hawea Playgroup is open for good times! Mon, Tues & Thurs 9.00am - 12.30pm. Tea, coffee, climbing tree, messy play, sandpit galore and much more. Find us on fb for more info.

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf: Cards in at 9.15am for 9.30am start. New members and visitors welcome.

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

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf: Discs in by 9.00am. Tee Off 9.30am. Visitors and new members welcome.

  • Creating Community Food Forests: A talk by Robia McCurdy at Lake Hawea Community Centre, 7.30 to 9pm.

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf: Closing day, discs in 9am, then Urban Grind 12.30pm.  Next week summer casual golf starts, rolling start from 9am.

  • New Mt Aspiring U3A Group: Talk by Phil Melchior (LandSAR) - 'Saving Lives in Mt Aspiring Park'. 1.45pm at St John Rooms, 4 Link Way. All welcome, afternoon tea provided. Members free, visitors $10 (cash only - no eftpos).

  • Rehersal for 9 Lessons & Carols. 6pm at St Columbus Anglican Church. All welcome.



Friday 30 November 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. 9.00am - 12.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • Meditation, 12midday at 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 search or update in NZ or beyond. All welcome.



Saturday 01 December 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 Social Tennis. 1.00 - 4.00pm, Upton St Courts. Visitors welcome.

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

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church: Sunday Service at 9:30, Morning tea will follow. All Welcome! 91 Tenby St. www.wpccc.org.nz or on Facebook: Wanaka Presbyterian Community Church.



Sunday 02 December 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. Shared morning tea to follow. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

  • Community Worship at St. Ninians. 11.30am, Hawea Flat. Shared lunch to follow. All welcome.

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

  • Cars over Coffee. Warbirds & Wheels, Wanaka Airport. Bring your classic car. 8.30 - 10.30am.

  • Wanaka New Life Church: 10.00am, 50 Reece Cres. Join us at our multi-generational meeting for great worship and kids' programme. Visitors welcome. Ph 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Holy Communion, 9.30am. Lighting the first of our Advent candles. 

  • Teddy Bears Picnic. 10.00am - 1.00pm. Wanaka Station Park. See Upper Clutha Plunket FB for further details. All welcome.



Monday 03 December 2018
  • 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 Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am, Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. 0-5yrs. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3 family or $30 per term. All welcome. Contact Shaz 021 1678 155.

  • Hawea Playgroup is open for good times! Mon, Tues & Thurs 9.00am - 12.30pm. Tea, coffee, climbing tree, messy play, sandpit galore and much more. Find us on fb for more info.

  • Hawea Library Wriggle and Rhyme. 10.00am followed by storytime and an art activity for preschoolers from 10.30am. Every Monday during term.

  • Reading to Dogs at Wanaka Library. 3.30 - 5.00pm. Suitable for school aged children. Phone the library to make an appointment with a Therapy Dog 03 443 0410 or  wanaka.library@qldc.govt.nz Sessions are free! Sponsored by St John and SPCA.

  • AGM of the Lake Hawea Community Centre will be held at 7.00pm at the Community Centre, Myra Street, Lake Hawea.

  • Wanaka Bubs and Bugs Walking Group. Meeting at 10.30am in the carpark by the Wanaka Tree. Coffee at Edgewater afterwards. Free to attend.

  • Pembroke Ladies Club lunch, held at the Wanaka Districts Club at 12 noon. 

  • Pembroke Ladies Club meeting at The Wanaka Districts Club for a Christmas lunch, at 11.30am.



Tuesday 04 December 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Wriggle and Rhyme, Wanaka Library 10.30 - 11.00am. 0 - 2 years. Come in and enjoy music, while engaging with your little one, through movement, rhyme and rhythm. All welcome. Free.

  • Hawea Playgroup is open for good times! Mon, Tues & Thurs 9.00am - 12.30pm. Tea, coffee, climbing tree, messy play, sandpit galore and much more. Find us on fb for more info.

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

  • Volunteering Central are at Community Networks today 11.30am to 2.45pm. Chat to Gillian about volunteering. Ph 027 506 5705 for an appointment or pop in.  www.volunteeringcentral.org.nz

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 9am to 12pm. All welcome. No commitment or skills needed. Enquiries: www.tekakano.org.nz, or info@tekakano.org.nz, or call Andrew 021 342 187.

  • Community meeting to discuss proposed enrolment zones for Wanaka Primary School and the new Wanaka South School. All interested welcome. Wanaka Primary School Staffroom at 7.00pm.

  • Your Moving Baby (0-18 months). 11.00am - 12 noon. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. See Upper Clutha Plunket FB for further details. All welcome. 

  • Aspiring Mums. 1.00 - 2.00pm, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. See Upper Clutha Plunket FB for details. No registration required.