Community Diary



Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Tarras Stakes, 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.

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

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group. 11.00am, meeting at Diana’s home, 8 Sycamore Pl. Visitors welcome.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at the Te Kakano's community-based nursery. New hours for spring: 9.00am 12.00pm. All welcome. More info: www.tekakano.org.nz contact: info@tekakano.org.nz, or Andrew 021 342 187.



Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Embroidery Group Meeting Day. 1.30pm, Arts Centre.

  • PrimeTimers! Meet 2.00pm at Presbyterian Church Hall for interesting speakers and afternoon tea. Over 60s welcome! Ph 0210 431 054.

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Communicators. 7.15pm St John Rooms, 4 Link Way, Wanaka. Your local Toastmasters group. Phone Matthew, 021 305 865 for more info.

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

  • Wanaknit (community knitting group). 5.30pm, Alchemy. Come along and join our community based knitting night. All levels welcome.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club, 211 Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 am to 4 pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf: Discs in by 9.00am. Tee Off 9.30am. Visitors and new members welcome.

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf: Cards in at 9.15am for 9.30am start. New members and visitors welcome.



Friday 12 October 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.



Saturday 13 October 2018
  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop is closed today. 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 Croquet Club, 211 Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 am to 4 pm. 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

  • Habitat restoration planting with Te Kakano and the Wanaka Water Project. Help us plant native trees at the Glendhu Wetland Wildlife Refuge. 10.00am - 12.00pm. Meet 9.45am at the Waterfall Creek carpark for car pooling. Tools and morning tea provided. All welcome! More info www.tekakano.org.nz, FB or info@tekakano.org.nz



Sunday 14 October 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. Multi-generational meetings, great worship & kids programme. Visitors welcome. 027 2927 770 www.newlife.co.nz

  • Hymns and the Word. 11.00am. Wanaka Presbyterian Church, 92 Tenby St. Traditional worship including the organ and biblical preaching. 

  • Family Worship Service. "The God of the Outdoors" with Aaron Johnstone. 9.30am, Wanaka Presbyterian, 92 Tenby St. Fun programmes for the kids. Morning tea to follow. 

  • Film Night "The War Room" 7.00pm, 92 Tenby St, Wanaka Presbyterian. An inspiring Christian story. Shortbread and coffee provided. 



Monday 15 October 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Makarora 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 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.

  • Baby Massage Taster Session. 10.30 - 11.30am, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Learn the benefits of massage for you and your baby. Suitable for newborns to crawling. All welcome.

  • 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.



Tuesday 16 October 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at the Te Kakano's community-based nursery. New hours for spring: 9.00am 12.00pm. All welcome. More info: www.tekakano.org.nz contact: info@tekakano.org.nz, or Andrew 021 342 187.

  • Play & Learning Development. 11.00am – 12noon. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. See Upper Clutha Plunket FB for further details. All welcome. 

  • Aspiring Mums. 1.00 – 2.00pm, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. See Upper Clutha Plunket FB for details. No registration required.

  • 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.