Community Diary



Wednesday 13 February 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • 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.

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

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community based nursery. 9.00am - 12.00pm. All welcome, no skills required. info@tekakano.org.nz, Andrew 021 342 187, www.tekakano.org.nz

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

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

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. Golf Croquet only. 9.30am - 12.00pm, 211 Warren St. Names in by 9.20am to be included in the draw.

  • Junior Football: Under 6s, 8s and 10s are at Kelly's Flat pitches at 3.30pm. Bring your boots and shin pads.
    Under 12s Junior Football: at the WRC at 4pm. Bring your boots and shin pads.

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



Thursday 14 February 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. 1.30 - 4.00pm, 211 Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet. Names to be in by 1.20pm. 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.

  • Wanaknit. Wanaka’s community knitting group. 5.30pm, Alchemy, 151 Ardmore St. Bring your knitting or crochet project. 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. Stretch yourself and see what it is about. Sit and observe or have a go. Contact Jamie 021 331 245.

  • Embroidery Group AGM. Arts Centre, 1.30pm.

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

  • 9 Hole Ladies Golf. Discs in by 9.00am. All welcome.

  • 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.

  • Nine Hole Men's Golf. Cards in at 8.45am, tee off 9.00am. New members and visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Artisan Market. 3.00 - 6.00pm, Bullock Creek, outside Speights Ale House. Local arts, crafts & produce.

  • Under 17s Football: at the Rec Centre at 4pm. Bring your boots and shin pads. 

  • An introduction to nutritional cleansing. 7.30 - 8.30pm. The Plunket Rooms. 51 Ardmore St. Nutrition information session. Learn how to bridge the gap from where you are with your health to where you want to be. Weight loss, energy gain, stress management, better sleep, tone up, increase muscle mass or find those abs. Free. 0210 2543 641 for more info.



Friday 15 February 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

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

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

  • Go to info@triwanaka.co.nz to find out how to join the TriWanaka Swim Run from 5.30pm. Distances to suit everyone. Individuals and Teams or opt to just swim. 

  • Genealogical Group meeting. "Dating Old Photographs". 2.00pm, St John Rooms, Link Way. Bring a photo to share. All welcome.  

  • 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. 

  • Out of Nappies and Onto the Toilet! 11.30am - 12.30pm. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Come along for tips, tricks and information. No registration required.



Saturday 16 February 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family Store. Open 9.30am - 4.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • 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. 1.30 - 4.00pm, 211 Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet. Names to be in by 1.20pm. Visitors welcome.

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



Sunday 17 February 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 Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Holy Communion, 9.30am. All welcome.

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

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

  • Wanaka Presbyterian. 9.30am, 92 Tenby St. We would love you to join us for our Family Worship Service. Great programmes for all the kids and plan to stay for a cuppa afterwards.



Monday 18 February 2019
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St.

  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

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

  • 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. Mt Barker Pairs. Be seated by 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome.

  • Wriggle and Rhyme (0-2 yrs) 10.00am then Storytime and Craft Activities (2-5 yrs). 10.30 - 11.30am, Hawea Library every Monday in term time.

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

  • Wanaka Grandview Club. Fellowship for seniors. 10.00am, Wanaka Golf Club. Visitors welcome.



Tuesday 19 February 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Men's Tennis. From 6.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Mental Health Peer Support Group. 6.00 - 7.00pm, Plunket Room, 51 Ardmore St. All welcome! peersupport@mentalhealthwanaka.org FB: "Wanaka Mental Health Peer Support Group - Public" or  www.mentalhealthwanaka.org

  • 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.

  • Wriggle & Rhyme. Wanaka Library. 10.30 - 11.00am. 0-2 years. Come and enjoy rhythm and movement through music and song, a fun and engaging time with your little one. All welcome. Free.

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

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community based nursery. 9.00am - 12.00pm. All welcome, no skills required. info@tekakano.org.nz, Andrew 021 342 187, www.tekakano.org.nz

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Aspiring Quilters. Meeting 6.30 - 9.00pm, Bridge Club rooms, 9 Cliff Wilson Dr. Newcomers and visitors welcome. Marg 443 7454 or Sara 021 340 490.