Community Diary



Wednesday 13 September 2017
  • Wanaka Library Preschool Storytime. 10 - 11am, story reading followed by an activity for 3-5 year olds.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club Cloudy Peak Pairs. 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.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1 - 4pm. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

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

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

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. We have a heatpump and underfloor insulation! Come for a play and a cuppa. Find us on Facebook for updates.

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Holy Communion with discussion at 10am.

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group meeting in Croquet Club Rooms. Start: 10:30am. Visitors welcome

  • Wanaka Upper Clutha Lions Club (ladies): September Tea Meeting. Wanaka Golf Club. 6pm, for a 6.30pm start. Visitors and anyone interested in joining are very welcome. Ph Lorraine 0274 737 813.

  • UPPER CLUTHA TRAMPING CLUB monthly meeting.  Trip Leader's Workshop: a "how-to" session for current and aspiring trip leaders,  covering trip planning, duties and responsibilities, first aid, and what to do when things go wrong. Wanaka Fire Station, Ballantyne Road, 7:30 p.m. All welcome.



Thursday 14 September 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.

  • Wanaka Playgroup 9.30-11.30am 0-5 year old. Squash Club, Stone St. Indoor activities and large fenced outdoor area. $3/family, first visit free. Visitors welcome. Enquiries to Kelli 021 776 853.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. We have a heatpump and underfloor insulation! Come for a play and a cuppa. Find us on Facebook for updates.

  • Ladies Nine Hole Golf Championship Finals. Golf as usual for those not involved, with discs in at 10am for 10.30 start. Stableford.

  • Mens 9 Hole Golf, cards in by 10.15am, new members and visitors welcome. 

  • LINK Community Forum: Connecting as we grow, 7-9:30pm at Lake Wanaka Centre.  Join the conversation about growth and help to build community success.

  • Meet Des Hunt at Wanaka Library - Come along and watch an exciting and engaging presentation by acclaimed New Zealand Children's author Des Hunt, including; science demo, writing skills, reader interest, reviewing and the joys of stories. Wanaka Library 4pm -5pm.   Free Event / All Welcome.

  • Wanaka Library welcomes children's author Des Hunt!  Join us for a fantastic family friendly presentation.  Science demonstraitions, writing skills, reader interest, reviewing and the joys of stories.  Thursday 4 - 5pm.



Friday 15 September 2017
  • Wanaka Bowling Club Progressive Tournament. Names in by 1pm, start 1.15pm. Visitors welcome.

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. Upton St courts 10am - 12.30pm. Visitors welcome.

  • St. Columba's Church Coffee Group, Beanie Cafe, Ardmore St, 10am.

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

  • TGI Friday, children’s liturgy at St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts, 5pm. Children of all ages welcome. Contact - Damon Plimmer 03 443 2440.

  • Introduction to Solids. 10 - 11am at the Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St, Wanaka. Find out about this next step in your baby’s development. Mums, Dads and bubs all welcome. No registration necessary. 

  • Toilet Training. 11am – 12 noon. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Come along for tips, tricks and information. No registration required.

     

     

  • Ladies new & newish to Wanaka Luncheon.  Contact Sue Saunders ASAP.  pH 443 7442.



Saturday 16 September 2017
  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-3pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis Upton St courts 1-4pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club Opening Day, Warren St, Golf and Association Croquet 1:30 am to 4 pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Habitat Restoration Planting with Te Kakano at Diamond Lake.  Scheduled start 10am.  Meet at the lake.  All volunteers welcome - tools and morning tea provided.  Queries: Andrew 021 342 187, our facebook page or website www.tekakano.org.nz



Sunday 17 September 2017
  • Holy Family Catholic Church, 152 Aubrey Rd. Holy Mass 9am. 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, Wanaka Hotel, 71 Ardmore St. Come as you are! 021 2805 817.

  • Upper Clutha Tramping Club Winter Walk. Meet 8.30am at lakefront, by toilets opp Showgrounds. Bring lunch, thermos, weatherwise clothing, sturdy boots, sunglasses and petrol donation. Further details www.uctcwanaka.blogspot.com

  • Wanaka Baptist Church meets at 5.30pm, Wanaka Hotel, 71 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.

  • Free Community Yoga at Rhyme and Reason Brewery. 11am every Sunday. Free for all, donations accepted for the teacher.

  • 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.

  • Contemplative Evening Prayer, in the style of Taize Community of France, 5pm at St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts.

  • Wanaka New Life Church: Every Sunday 10am, 50 Reece Crescent.  Multi-generational meetings with great worship and children's programme. Enquiries to 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz



Monday 18 September 2017
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm Plunket Rooms, Ardmore St. All welcome.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Silver Championship 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 10am - 12.30pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Playgroup 9.30-11.30am 0-5 year old. Squash Club, Stone St. Indoor activities and large fenced outdoor area. $3/family, first visit free. Visitors welcome. Enquiries to Kelli 021 776 853.

  • Ballroom and Latin Dancing Group. 7.30pm Wanaka Primary School Hall. All welcome with a partner or by yourself for exercise and fun. Share hall hire charge. Enquiries text 027 3931 046.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. We have a heatpump and underfloor insulation! Come for a play and a cuppa. Find us on Facebook for updates.



Tuesday 19 September 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.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1 - 4pm. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

  • Wanaka Men's Tennis. Upton St courts from 3pm. Visitors welcome.

  • The Rotary Club of Wanaka. 6pm, Wanaka Golf Club. Visitors welcome.

  • Volunteering Central at Community Networks. 11.30am - 2.45pm. Pop in or make an appointment to see where you can volunteer in this fabulous community. Gillian, 027 5065 705, gillian@volunteeringcentral.org.nz or browse roles at www.volunteeringcentral.org.nz

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. We have a heatpump and underfloor insulation! Come for a play and a cuppa. Find us on Facebook for updates.

  • 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.

  • The Relationship Heart and Growing Your Baby’s Brain    11 a.m. – 12 noon Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore Street.  Learn how your relationship with baby will influence his/her overall development.

     

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