Community Diary



Wednesday 01 August 2018
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm. St Ninian's Presbyterian Church Hall, Hawea Flat. All welcome.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Bronze Championship 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.

  • 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.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1.00 - 4.00pm. All welcome! www.tekakano.org.nz, contact: info@tekakano.org.nz or Andrew: 021 342 187.

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

  • Mums & Bubs Core and Conditioning Taster Session. 10.30 – 11.30am  Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. A great opportunity to come and try a sample of The Physio Room’s Mums & Bubs class for free. All welcome!

     

  • 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 02 August 2018
  • Embroidery Group Night Stitching. 7.00pm, Arts Centre.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • Wanaka Senior Net. Tech/computer stuff for 60+ at Presbyterian Church, Tenby St, 10.00am. Visitors welcome. First Thursday each month.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Wanaka Senior Net. 10.00am - 12 noon, Presbyterian Church, Tenby St. Come learn and be inspired to grasp new tech.

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf.  Cards in by 10.15am for a 10.30am start.  New members & visitors welcome.



Friday 03 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

  • Genealogy Group meeting: 2.00pm, St John Rooms, Link Way. Topic: 'How to create a timeline' and add to our NZ Timeline. All welcome.



Saturday 04 August 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.

  • 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



Sunday 05 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, 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.

  • 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.

  • Meditation for Daily  Life. 6-7.30pm, St Johns Rooms, with Geshe Tarchin. Learn the benefits of daily meditation and how to practice breathing meditation for happiness and wellbeing.

  • Mindfulness & Meditation. 10-11.30am, St Johns Rooms. Learn breathing meditation techniques with Geshe Tarchin, resident teacher at Chandrakirti Meditation Centre.St, Upper Moutere.

  • Morning Worship at Wanaka Presbyterian Church. 10.00am, 94 Tenby St. Children's programmes for all ages. Morning tea to follow. All welcome.

  • Night Church at Wanaka Presbyterian. 7.00pm. Worship and a message, all over by 8.00pm. A warm welcome awaits you at 94 Tenby St.

  • St Ninians Presbyterian, Hawea Flat. Please join us at 11.30am for worship and communion. You are invited to stay for a shared lunch afterwards and enjoy our warm fellowship. 



Monday 06 August 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 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. 

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

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



Tuesday 07 August 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 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. 

  • Play and Learning Development. 11.00am - 12 noon. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. See Upper Clutha Plunket Facebook for details. 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