Community Diary



Wednesday 29 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.

  • 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 30 August 2018
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mt Aspiring U3A: QLDC Deputy Mayor Calum MacLeod will discuss "A Vision for Wanaka" at 1.45pm at the St John Rooms, 4 Link Way. All welcome. Afternoon tea provided. Members free, visitors $10 (cash only - no eftpos).



Friday 31 August 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

  • Cadneshae Nursing Activewear now available in Wanaka 10.00am - 1.00pm. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Try before you buy. Enquiries to Fiona Chapman 027 5330 234.

     

     

  • Genealogy Group - Research meeting. 2.00pm, Wanaka Library. Bring something to research, start in NZ or further afield. Search Ancestry on the library computer and/or bring your own device. All welcome. 



Saturday 01 September 2018
  • Aspiring Quilters. Wanaka's quilting group is meeting 10.00am - 4.00pm at the Bridge Club Rooms, 9 Cliff Wilson St. Visitors and new members welcome. Call Marg 443 7454 for more info.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 11.00am - 3.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required, ph: 443 4142.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration planting with Te Kakano. 10.00am, Glendhu Bay. Park at Mt Aspiring viewpoint and walk along the track towards Glendhu Bay until you find us. Tools and morning tea provided. All welcome. www.tekakano.org.nz

  • 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 02 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. 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.

  • 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.

  • Teaching from the Bible. 3.00 - 4.00pm, Arrowtown Community Centre, 12 Centennial Ave. Rachel 027 8413 652 & Savanna 027 8588 997.

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

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

  • Wanaka Presy on Sunday nights, 7.00pm. Plan to come along for a relaxed time of worship and an inspiring message & discussion. 94 Tenby St.

  • St Ninians Presy, 11.30am, Father's Day, Hawea Flat. Plan to stay for a shared lunch following the service.

  • Wanaka Presy worship. Father's Day, 10.00am. Children's programmes for all ages and morning tea to follow. 94 Tenby St.



Monday 03 September 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.

  • Wanaka Bubs & Bugs Walking Group. 10.30am outside the Lake Bar, Wanaka for an hour walk. Coffee afterwards.

  • 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

  • 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. 

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

  • Central Lakes Trust 18th Annual Public Meeting, Central Lakes Trust Building, 5.00pm, 190 Waenga Dr, Cromwell. All welcome.

  • Pembroke Ladies Club at Cinema Paradiso at 10am. Speakers: Annabel Anderson and Alan Dippie. Morning Tea $9.



Tuesday 04 September 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.

  • 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 Mark Anderson, ph 0274 641 641.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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!

  • 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