Community Diary



Wednesday 02 August 2017
  • Wanaka Library Preschool Storytime. 10 - 11am, story reading followed by an activity for 3-5 year olds.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Hunter Pairs. 6.50pm, 9 Cliff Wilson St. 

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-5pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1 - 4pm. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Holy Communion with discussion at 10am.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. St Ninians Presbyterian Church Hall, Hawea Flat. 7.30pm. All welcome.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. 7.30pm St Ninians Church Kane Rd, Hawea.

  • Public lecture "The state of grand corruption in the world - and how to fight it" by Prof Jose Ugaz, Chair of Transparency International. Free admission. Armstrong Room of Lake Wanaka Centre - 4.30pm.



Thursday 03 August 2017
  • Embroidery Group Night Stitching. 7pm Arts Centre.

  • Knit Club Wanaka. A social fun free club meeting every Thur from 5.30pm, Alchemy Cafe. Come along, make new friends, knit, learn to knit, shop with The Woven and enjoy a drink and/or something to eat.  All ages and skills welcome, come at a time that suits until at least 8pm. For info email shop@thewoven.co.nz

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-5pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9am - 12.30pm. Our heatpump will be cranking and the coffee hot! Dress ups, arts, crafts and cosy library nook! Come for a play and a cuppa. Find us on Facebook for updates.

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf.  Discs in by 10am. Tee off 10.30am. New members welcome.

  • Wanaka Playgroup 9.30-11.30am 0-5 year old. Squash Club, Stone St. Indoor activities and large fenced outdoor area. $3/family, first visit free. Visitors welcome. Any inquiries  to Kelli 021 776 853.

  • Senior Net, learn about computers and technology, 10am-12noon, Presbyterian Church, Tenby St. 50+ welcome.



Friday 04 August 2017
  • Wanaka Bowling Club Progressive Tournament. Names in by 1pm, start 1.15pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Friday Bridge, 12.50pm, 9 Cliff Wilson St, visitors welcome.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous Steps &Traditions Meeting. 7.30pm, Wanaka Plunket Rooms. Open meeting.

  • Wanaka Toy Library. Open 9.30 - 11.00am.  Reece Cres - opposite Plumbing World.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-5pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis Upton St courts 10am - 12.30pm. Visitors welcome.

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

  • Wanaka branch of Royal Society NZ – How should society prepare for advances in Artificial Intelligence?, Associate Professor Alistair Knott, Computer Science, University of Otago @ the Presbyterian Community Centre, 91 Tenby Street, 6pm. All welcome, $5 admission.



Saturday 05 August 2017
  • Aspiring Quilters - Wanaka's quilting group meeting 10am - 4pm, Armstrong Room, Lake Wanaka Centre. Visitors and new members welcome. Call Clare 443 4303 for more info.

  • Wanaka Toy Library. Open 9.30 - 11.00am.  Reece Cres - opposite Plumbing World.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-3pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis Upton St courts 1-4pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Upper Clutha Tramping Club Winter Walk. Meet 8.30am at lakefront, by toilets opp Showgrounds. Bring lunch, thermos, weatherwise clothing, sturdy boots, sunglasses and petrol donation. Further details www.uctcwanaka.blogspot.com



Sunday 06 August 2017
  • Holy Family Catholic Church, 152 Aubrey Rd. Holy Mass 9am. All welcome. Shared morning tea to follow. See notice at Church for week day Mass times.

  • Petrolhead Breakfast from 8.30am at Warbirds & Wheels, Wanaka Airport. Bring your vintage or classic car for a drive. Everyone welcome.

  • Wanaka New Life Church - Multi-generational meetings with great worship and Children’s Programme. We meet at 50 Reece Cres every Sunday 10am and 6pm. Enquiries to 027 2927 770.

  • Presbyterian Community Church: 10am, Family Service with great kid's programme 5-14yrs. All welcome at 91 Tenby St. wpccc.org.nz  Facebook wanakapresbyteriancommunitychurch

  • Night Church, 7pm. Contemporary worship, inspiring message. All welcome. Wanaka Presbyterian Community Church Centre, 91 Tenby St. wpccc.org.nz

  • Community Worship at St Ninian’s, Hawea Flat 11.30am.  All welcome.

  • Lake Hawea Golf Club. Sunday Golf 11.30am tee off.

  • Wanaka Baptist Church meets at 5.30pm, Lake Wanaka Centre, 89 Ardmore St. Come as you are! 021 2805 817.

  • Wanaka Lighthouse Church. Meets every Sunday evening 5-7pm, For friendly fellowship with a relaxed vibe. 28 Reece Cres, round the back and up the stairs. Month of June worship evenings. July worship and teaching. For more info contact Karen 0210 2437 373 http://www.lighthouseglobal.org/wanaka/

  • Wanaka Baptist Church meets at 5.30pm, Lake Wanaka Centre, 89 Ardmore St. Come as you are! 021 2805 817.

  • Disc Golf Wanaka Incorporated. Casual/social Sunday competition. Doubles & singles. 12.30pm, Beaumont St end of Lismore Park. Look out for club flags. New players very welcome. The perfect compliment for a walk in the park.

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Family Eucharist at 9.30am. All welcome.



Monday 07 August 2017
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm Plunket Rooms, Ardmore St. All welcome.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Pembroke Pairs, 6.50pm, 9 Cliff Wilson St. 

  • Breastfeeding Cafe. 10.30-11.30am, Wanaka Plunket rooms. Stop by for a cuppa. one on one support available as well as group discussions. Check our Facebook @Breastfeedingwanaka for monthly topics.

  • Wanaka Walkers. Meet on lakefront opposite McDougall St at 9.30am. Bring a jacket and packed lunch. Contact Ruth 021 474 904.  

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-5pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9am - 12.30pm. Our heatpump will be cranking and the coffee hot! Dress ups, arts, crafts and cosy library nook! Come for a play and a cuppa. Find us on Facebook for updates.

  • Smallbore Rifle Club, 6.30pm, Lake Wanaka Centre.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis Upton St courts 10am - 12.30pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Pembroke Ladies Club monthly meeting at the Golf Club at 10am.

  • Wanaka Playgroup 9.30-11.30am 0-5 year old. Squash Club, Stone St. Indoor activities and large fenced outdoor area. $3/family, first visit free. Visitors welcome. Any inquiries  to Kelli 021 776 853.

  • Ballroom and Latin Dancing Group. 7.30pm Wanaka Primary School Hall. All welcome with a partner or by yourself for exercise and fun. Share hall hire charge. Enquiries text 027 3931 046.



Tuesday 08 August 2017
  • Say Go - Falls prevention exercises for over 65s. Otago Age Concern - St John's, Link Rd. 2 - 3pm $2. All welcome. Enquiries to Judy 443 4121.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Social session 10.50am, bring your lunch, 9 Cliff Wilson St. Visitors welcome.

  • Gentle Yoga for good health & calmness. 9.30 - 10.45am. St John Rooms, Link Way. Vouchers available for Cancer Society members. Open session for the community. Contact Carmen 0223 265 019.

  • Wanaka Toy Library. Open 7.30 - 8.30pm. Reece Cres (opposite Plumbing World).

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-5pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Herb Group Lunch. 12.30pm at Trout.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9am - 12.30pm. Our heatpump will be cranking and the coffee hot! Dress ups, arts, crafts and cosy library nook! Come for a play and a cuppa. Find us on Facebook for updates.

  • Mainly Music. Music, movement and fun for children 0-4yrs and their Caregivers. Held at St Andrews Presbyterian Church Community Centre, 91 Tenby St, Wanaka. 9.30 - 11am, $3 per family.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1 - 4pm. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

  • Wanaka Men's Tennis. Upton St courts from 3pm. Visitors welcome.

  • The Rotary Club of Wanaka. 6pm, Wanaka Golf Club. Visitors welcome.

  • Volunteering Central at Community Networks. 11.30am - 2.45pm. Pop in or make an appointment to see where you can volunteer in this fabulous community. Gillian, 027 5065 705, gillian@volunteeringcentral.org.nz or browse roles at www.volunteeringcentral.org.nz