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, 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.