Community Diary



Wednesday 12 June 2019
  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 10.00am - 3.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

  • Wanaka bridge Club. Pisa pairs. Be seated 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome.

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group. 10.30am, Croquet Club Rooms, Warren St. Visitors welcome.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, St Ninian’s Church, Kane Rd, Hawea Flat.

  • Pre-school Storytime. 10.00 - 11.00am, Wanaka Library. 3-5years. Come and enjoy some stories followed by a craft activity. All welcome. Free.

  • Reading to Dogs. Wanaka Library. 3.30 - 5.00pm. Bring in your child to read a book to our visiting therapy dogs. Helps children improve literacy, self-confidence and self-esteem and increase awareness of appropriate behaviour with dogs. Sponsored by SPCA and St John.

  • Mainly Music Hawea Flat. Music, movement & fun for children 0-4 and their caregivers. St Ninian’s Church, Kane Rd, 9.30 - 11.00am. $4/family, includes morning tea.

  • Wanaka Lighthouse Church. 6.15pm, 28 Reece Cres. (Behind Guthrie Bowron and up the stairs). Join with us for a shared meal. Casual, fun, cafe style environment. All are welcome. 020 4621 000.

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

  • Wanaka Food & Produce Market. 12 noon - 3.00pm, Wanaka Recreation Centre, Sir Tim Wallis Dr. A great selection of fruit and vegetables along with gourmet products, hot and cold food.

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

  • Wanaka Travel Club Lunch Meeting. 11.00am at Lake Hawea Hotel. Travels with the Central Otago Town Crier. $23. Bookings to 021 2380 672.



Thursday 13 June 2019
  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 10.00am - 3.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

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

  • PrimeTimers. Meet 2.00pm, Presbyterian Church Hall, Tenby St to hear interesting speakers and enjoy afternoon tea. Over 60s welcome! Ph Helen 021 0431 054.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. From new born - 5yr olds and parents. Messy play, sandpit, slide and climbing tree, op shop and more. See FB for info. 

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am, Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. 0-5yrs. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3/session or $30/term. All welcome. Shaz 021 1678 155.

  • Wanaka Men's Social Tennis. 3.00 - 5.30pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.
  • Women's Futsal. 6.00 - 7.00pm, MAC High School indoor courts. $40/person for courts for 9 weeks. Facebook: Women's Futsal to get in touch or text 021 081 03 809. Spread the word, all welcome!

  • Wanaka Toastmasters. 7.15pm, St Johns room, 4 Link Way. Are you wanting to be a better speaker, have more confidence, be a better leader? Sit and observe or have a go. Jamie 021 331 245.

  • Wanaknit. Wanaka’s community knitting group. 5.30pm, Alchemy, 151 Ardmore St. Bring your knitting or crochet project. All welcome. 

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf. Cards in by 945am please. New members and visitors welcome.

  • Rehearsal Handel's Messiah 6.00-7.00pm St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Tenby St.



Friday 14 June 2019
  • Wanaka Bowling Club Progressive Tournament. Names in by 1.00pm, start 1.15pm. Visitors welcome.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 10.00am - 3.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Friday Handicap Bridge. Play starts 1.00pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, Plunket Rooms,  51 Ardmore St. All welcome.
  • JP Services at Community Networks. 10.30 - 11.30am. To book phone 03 443 7799.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 10.00am - 12.30pm. Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.
  • Toy Libray / 3 Reese Cres / Friday and Saturday 9:30am-11:30am, Tuesday 7:30pm-8:30pm.

  • Meditation, 12.00pm St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. All welcome. Contact – Damon Plimmer ucang@calledsouth.org.nz.



Saturday 15 June 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family Store. Open 9.30am - 4.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 4.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers needed. Ph 443 4142.

  • Wanaka Parkrun. 9.00am, Wanaka Station Park. A free, weekly, timed 5km run. All abilities welcome! Coffee at Edgewater after the event. Register www.parkrun.co.nz/wanaka. Contact Jane/Adam 021 1515 895 or wanaka@parkrun.com

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 1.00 - 4.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.
  • Toy Libray / 3 Reese Cres / Friday and Saturday 9:30am-11:30am, Tuesday 7:30pm-8:30pm.

  • Join Te Kakano for habitat restoration planting along the Millennium track. 10.00am - 12.00pm. Meet at 9.45am at Waterfall Creek carpark. Tools and morning tea provided. All welcome. More info on www.tekakano.org.nz, FB or contact Andrew 021 342 187.



Sunday 16 June 2019
  • Holy Family Catholic Church. 152 Aubrey Rd. Holy Mass 9.00am. All welcome. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

  • Wanaka New Life Church. 10.00am, 50 Reece Cres. Multi-generational meeting, great worship and kids' programme. Visitors welcome. 027 2927 770, newlife.co.nz

  • St Ninians Presbyterian Church meets every Sunday morning, 10.00am Hawea Flat. We would love you to join us, a warm welcome awaits you!

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church. 9.30am service followed by a cuppa! All welcome. 92 Tenby St. www.wpccc.org.nz

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Holy Communion, 9.30am. All welcome.

  • Cardrona Village Pre-loved Garage Sale country style.  Cardrona Old School Hall from 11.00am - 4.00pm. All welcome. Enjoy the community spirit, hot food & drinks, curious mix of antiques to household items, clothing, etc.. Bring the family, have a yarn and grab a bargain. 

  • Meditation in Hawea, 250 Hawea Back Road, Hawea Flat, Sundays 6.00pm.
    For more info: 020 41112 668 www.mtnspirit.nz/what-s-on



Monday 17 June 2019
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St.

  • Wanaka Walkers. 9.30am meet on lakefront, McDougall St. Bring appropriate clothing and lunch. wanakawalkerblogsite.co.nz for details.

  • Wanaka Walkers. 9.30am meet on lakefront, McDougall St. Bring appropriate clothing and lunch. wanakawalkerblogsite.co.nz for details.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 10.00am - 3.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. AJ McKenzie Pairs. Be seated 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome.

  • Meditation. 5.00pm, St Columba's Anglican Church, cnr Upton and McDougall Sts. All welcome

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. From new born - 5yr olds and parents. Messy play, sandpit, slide and climbing tree, op shop and more. See FB for info. 

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am, Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. 0-5yrs. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3/session or $30/term. All welcome. Shaz 021 1678 155.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 10.00am - 12.30pm. Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.
  • Wanaka Grandview club (Formerly Probus) 10.00am, Wanaka Golf Club. Come along and be entertained by interesting speakers and have a great morning tea. Visitors made very welcome.

  • Reading to Dogs: Wanaka Library. 3.30pm - 5.00pm. Bring in your child to read a book to our visiting therapy dogs. Helps children improve literacy, self confidence and self-esteem and increase awareness of appropriate behaviour with dogs. Sponsored by SPCA and St John.



Tuesday 18 June 2019
  • Say Go - Falls prevention exercises for over 65s. 2.00 - 3.00pm, Otago Age Concern. St John Rooms, Link Rd. $2. All welcome. Enquiries Judy 443 4121.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 10.00am - 3.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

  • Rotary Club of Wanaka. Weekly meeting 6.00pm, Wanaka Districts Club, 45 Plantation Rd. New members welcome. Deb 021 442 622.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club - social bridge session. Bring lunch and be seated by 10.50am. All welcome.

  • Yoga in the Community for good health and calmness. 9.30am, St John Room. Contact Carmen 022 3265 019 / learn more at abundant.earth

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. From new born - 5yr olds and parents. Messy play, sandpit, slide and climbing tree, op shop and more. See FB for info. 

  • JP Services at Community Networks. 1.00 - 2.00pm. To book phone 03 443 7799.

  • Wriggle & Rhyme. Wanaka Library. 10.30 - 11.00am. 0-2 years. Come and enjoy rhythm and movement through music and song. All welcome. Free

  • BNI Wanaka. Business referral networking group meeting weekly for breakfast 7.00 - 8.30am, Monkey Farm. For info or to join a meeting, Randal 021 973 043.

  • Mainly Music: Music, movement & fun for children 0-4yrs and their caregivers. 9.30 - 11.00am. St Andrew Presbyterian Church Community Centre, 91 Tenby St. $4/family.

  • JP Services at Community Networks every Tuesday from 1.00 - 2.00pm and Friday 10.30 - 11.30am.  Please book on 03 443 7799.

  • Volunteering Central. 11.30 - 3.00pm, Community Networks. Come and chat about volunteering in this fabulous community or to see how we can help your volunteer programme. www.volunteeringcentral.org.nz hello@volunteeringcentral.org.nz 

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

  • Toy Libray / 3 Reese Cres / Friday and Saturday 9:30am-11:30am, Tuesday 7:30pm-8:30pm.

  • Lake Hawea Knitting Group. From12.30pm, Lake Hawea Library. For anyone interested in knitting. Enquiries Denis 021 0378 347.

  • Cancer support Group meets weekly Tuesdays 11.00am for coffee & chat. Various cafes. All welcome. Ph Helen 027 224 6929 for details.