Community Diary



Wednesday 05 December 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Holiday 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.

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

  • 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.

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. 10am, mid-week Communion service with discussion. All welcome.

  • 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 06 December 2018
  • 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.

  • Hospice Warehouse. Open 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. Ph. 443 5894.

  • 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.

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

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf: Summer casual golf, rolling start from 9am, all welcome.

  • Rehearsal for 9 lessons and carols. 6.00pm, St. Columba's Anglican Church. All welcome.



Friday 07 December 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.

  • Hospice Warehouse. Open 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. Ph. 443 5894.

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

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

  • Introduction to Solids. 10.00 - 11.00am, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Find out about this next step in your baby’s development. Mums, Dads and bubs welcome. No registration necessary. 

  • Toilet Training. 11.30am - 12.30pm. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Come along for tips, tricks and information. No registration required.

     

  • Nutrition and Behaviour for Toddlers. (1-3 years). 1.00 - 2.00pm, Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Come along for tips, tricks and information. No registration required.

     

     

  • COUSTGUARD OPEN DAY. 9.00am-12.00pm, Wanaka Marina.

  • TriWanaka Swim Run Series - from 5.30pm. Enter online here https://eventplus.net/TWS18 or see our website www.triwanaka.co.nz for more information.



Saturday 08 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.

  • Rehersal for Nine Lessons and Carols: 6pm at St Columbus Church. All welcome.

  • Presentation on 'Extra-terrestrial civilisations in the Milky Way' with local astronomer Garry Telford. 3.00pm, the meeting room, Wanaka Hotel. Tickets $5 at the door.



Sunday 09 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. Holy Mass. 11.00am, 152 Aubrey Rd. All welcome. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

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

  • 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 of our second Advent candle. All welcome. 

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church. 9.30am, 91 Tenby St. Countdown to Christmas continues - 'Angels in the Christmas Story'. Family friendly service.

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church. 11.00am, 91 Tenby St. Hymns & The Word - Traditional words of the faith & organ music. All welcome.

  • Cat Rescue Wanaka will be at Sunday Markets! Baking, raffle, books, cards and more! Please come and support our first market stall. Enq Rachel 021 1029 130.



Monday 10 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

  • Hospice Warehouse. Open 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. Ph. 443 5894.

  • 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.

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

  • WANAKA CAMERA CLUB. Christmas Dinner & Prize giving. 6.30pm. St John Rooms, Link Way. Next Club Meeting 12th Feb 2019. 

  • Aqua Fit: 6.45pm at Wanaka Pool. All welcome.



Tuesday 11 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.

  • Hospice Warehouse. Open 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. Ph. 443 5894.

  • 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.

  • HERB LUNCH. 12.30pm. Big Fig.

  • TriWanaka Group Road Ride to Treble Cone. Meet 5.45pm at the Log Cabin or see our website www.triwanaka.co.nz for more information.