Community Diary



Wednesday 08 November 2017
  • Wanaka Library Preschool Storytime. 10 - 11am, story reading followed by an activity for 3-5 year olds.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Rippon Rosebowl, handicap event. 6.50pm, 9 Cliff Wilson St. 

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am - 5pm Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

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

  • Mainly Music Hawea Flat. Music, movement and fun for children 0-4yrs and their caregivers. Held at St Ninian's Church, Kane Rd, Hawea Flat. 9.30 - 11am, $3 per family, includes morning tea.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 9am - noon. 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.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. 9.30am - 12 noon. Warren St. Golf croquet only. Names in by 9.20am.

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group are celebrating our 40th (Ruby) Anniversary in the Croquet Club Rooms. 2-4pm. Past & present members are most welcome to join our celebrations.

  • Wanaka Upper Clutha Lions Club meeting at 6pm for 6.30pm start at the Wanaka Golf Clubrooms. Visitors welcome. Phone Lorraine 027 4737 813. 

  • Upper Clutha Tramping Club monthly meeting "Wainwright's Coast to Coast": Glyn & Jane Baker, Jan Scown, and Ruth Harrison will give a joint talk describing their recent walk across the north of England via the legendary Alfred Wainwright's 309km Coast to Coast path. 7.30pm Wanaka Fire Station, Ballantyne Rd. All welcome.

     



Thursday 09 November 2017
  • PrimeTimers. Meet at Presbyterian Church Hall, Tenby St. 2pm for interesting speakers and afternoon tea. Over 60s all welcome! Ph Helen 021 0431 054.

  • Embroidery Group Meeting Day. 1.30pm Arts Centre Building.

  • Knit Club Wanaka. A social fun free club meeting every week from 5.30pm, Alchemy Cafe. Come along, make new friends, knit, learn to knit 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 Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Toastmasters. Wanaka Communicators Club meets 7.15pm, St John's Rooms, Link Way. Come along and improve your public speaking skills!

  • Wanaka Artisan Market showcasing the finest local cart and produce 3 - 6pm, at Bullock Creek.

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf. Cards in a 9.15am for 9.30am start. Visitors welcome.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9.30am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Water-play, tree-climbing, playdough, sandpit, friendly-faces and coffee! Find us in the cute pink and yellow building at 554 Camp Hill Rd and on Facebook for updates.

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am, 0-5yrs at Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3 per family or $30 per term. First visit free. All welcome, Contact Kelli 021 776 853.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club, Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 - 4pm. Visitors welcome.

  • "Kids These Days: Practical Parenting Tips from Paediatric Professionalswho also happen to be parents." Thu 9th Nov 7:30pm, Wanaka Primary Hall. $20 tickets available at Paper Plus, Wanaka Auto Repairs, Aspiring Gymsports & at the door. 

  • Ladies Nine Hole Golf. Discs in at 9am for 9.30 start. Last day for Ringers. Visitors welcome.

  • Swimming for Babies & Toddlers Discussion Session. 1-2pm. Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St, Wanaka. No appointment necessary. 

     

     

  • Come along to Sip n Sniff! I'm new to town and would love to meet up with other people who have an interest in essential oils. Let's have an oily conversation and sniff some oils while we enjoy a cuppa. Bring along your favourite uses or questions for EO and join me on Thursday morning at 10.30am.  Ph 021 052 8568.

  • Community Choir rehearsal for 9 lessons and carols (17 December).  Presbyterian Church, Tenby Street.  All welcom.e



Friday 10 November 2017
  • 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.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am - 5pm Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Famous Rotary book sale! Lake Wanaka Centre. Come and spend some time book hunting or reading in the 'Book Nook' with your children. All proceeds to the Wanaka Community c/ Wanaka Rotary Club.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. Upton St courts 9am - 12noon. Visitors welcome.

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

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



Saturday 11 November 2017
  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-3pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Famous Rotary book sale! Lake Wanaka Centre. Come and spend some time book hunting or reading in the 'Book Nook' with your children. All proceeds to the Wanaka Community c/ Wanaka Rotary Club.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 1.00 - 4.00pm at Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club, Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 - 4pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Aspiring Quilters - Wanaka's quilting group is meeting 10am to 4pm, at the Bridge Club, 9 Cliff Wilson Street. Visitors and new members welcome. Call Clare 443 4303 for more information.



Sunday 12 November 2017
  • Holy Family Catholic Church, 152 Aubrey Rd. Holy Mass at 11am. All welcome. See notice at Church for week day Mass times.

  • Presbyterian Community Church. 9.30am, Family Service with great kid's programme 3-14yrs, creche for under 3s. Love to see you there 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

  • Lake Hawea Golf Club. Sunday Golf 12 noon tee off.

  • 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 complement for a walk in the park.

  • Famous Rotary book sale! Lake Wanaka Centre. Come and spend some time book hunting or reading in the 'Book Nook' with your children. All proceeds to the Wanaka Community c/ Wanaka Rotary Club.

  • Free Community Yoga Class at Rhyme and Reason Brewery 11am. BYO mat and extra layers. Donations accepted for the teacher's hard work. 17 Gordon Rd.

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



Monday 13 November 2017
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm Plunket Rooms, Ardmore St. All welcome.

  • Wanaka Camera Club. Meet 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. Meeting ends 10pm.  St John Rooms. New members welcome. Meet every second Monday of the month.

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

  • 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 Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. Upton St courts 9am - 12noon. Visitors welcome.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9.30am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Water-play, tree-climbing, playdough, sandpit, friendly-faces and coffee! Find us in the cute pink and yellow building at 554 Camp Hill Rd and on Facebook for updates.

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am, 0-5yrs at Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3 per family or $30 per term. First visit free. All welcome, Contact Kelli 021 776 853.

  • Wriggle and Rhyme at Hawea Library from 10 - 10.30am followed by story time and craft for pre-schoolers.

  • Wanaka Camera Club meeting, 7.30pm, St John Rooms, Link Way.  All welcome.



Tuesday 14 November 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.

  • 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.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am - 5pm Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • 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.

  • BNI Wanaka. BNI is a business referral networking group. Meeting weekly for breakfast 7 - 8.30am at Alchemy. If you would like more information or to join a meeting, call the Chapter President, Vicki Donoghue 0272 089 462.

  • Lake Hawea Knitting Group. For those who love to knit or would like to learn, come along to the Lake Hawea Library Tuesdays from 12.30pm. Bring your projects new or old, share your knowledge and have a chat with like minded people. Enquiries Denise 0210 378 347.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 9am - noon. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9.30am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Water-play, tree-climbing, playdough, sandpit, friendly-faces and coffee! Find us in the cute pink and yellow building at 554 Camp Hill Rd and on Facebook for updates.

  • Herb Group lunch, 12.30pm at Amigos.

  • Wanaka Community Toy Library open 7.30-8.30pm. 3 Reece Cres (opposite Plumbing World).

  • Wanaka Rotary Club get together - Tuesdays - drinks from 6pm. Dinner 6.30pm at Wanaka Golf Club. Call Derek to join us! Ph 021 796 077.

  • Volunteering Central are at Community Networks today from 11.45-2.45pm. Come and speak to Gillian about volunteering in this fabulous community or if you are an organisation involving volunteers find out how we can help you! Drop by or make an appointment. gillian@volunteeringcentral.org.nz 027 5065 705 volunteeringcentral.org.nz

  • Sleeping like a baby. Sleep discussion session 10.30 - 11.30am. Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St, Wanaka   No appointment necessary. 

     

  • Wanaka Men's Social Tennis. Upton St Courts from 3pm, A-grade from 7pm. Visitors welcome.