Community Diary



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

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am - 5pm Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

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

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 9am - noon. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. 9.30am - 12 noon. Warren St. Golf croquet only. Names in by 9.20am.

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group. Christmas Party, 11am. Pot luck lunch at Maggie’s home, 2 Hidden Hills. Visitors welcome.

  • Upper Clutha Tramping Club Christmas barbecue. 6.30pm, Wanaka Fire Station, Ballantyne Rd. Items for the barbecue (including vegetarian options) are provided, so all you need to bring is a side dish or dessert.  6.30pm. All welcome.

  • Sip and Sniff - Coffee and chat. 10.30am. Bring your questions and share your favourite uses or recipes for essential oils. Please text 021 0528 568 or email marikasteel@outlook.com to confirm attendance and obtain venue.

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



Thursday 14 December 2017
  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am - 5pm Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Wanaka Artisan Market showcasing the finest local cart and produce 3 - 6pm, at Bullock Creek.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9.30am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Water-play, tree-climbing, playdough, sandpit, friendly-faces and coffee! Find us in the cute pink and yellow building at 554 Camp Hill Rd and on Facebook for updates.

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

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30-11.30am. Wanaka Squash Club on Stone St. Today it's our Christmas Party. Bouncy castle and a visit from Santa, bring a plate to share. 0-5yrs. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3 per family or $30 for term. First visit free. Contact Kelli 021 776 853.

  • Christmas Fun at Wanaka Library - Join in the Christmas fun at Wanaka library.  Christmas stories ,Christmas Crafts and a visit from Santa.  3.30 pm - 5.30 pm / Free event / All Welcome.



Friday 15 December 2017
  • 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 9am - 12noon. Visitors welcome.

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

  • Wanaka Community Toy Library open 9.30-11am.  3 Reece Cres (opp Plumbing World.

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



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

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 1.00 - 4.00pm at Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Community Toy Library open 9.30-11am.  3 Reece Cres (opp Plumbing World.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club, Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30-3pm. 3pm onwards Christmas Party - Members a plate please. Visitors welcome.

  • Music concert at the Riverhouse, 8pm. Roots, country, folk band The Danberrys from Nashville. 508 Lake-Hawea Albert Town Rd.



Sunday 17 December 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

  • Lake Hawea Golf Club. Sunday Golf 12 noon tee off.

  • Wanaka Baptist Church meets at 5.30pm, Lake Wanaka Centre, 89 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.

  • Wanaka Sunday Craft Market, Pembroke Park from 10am. Handmade NZ arts and crafts.

  • Free Community Yoga Class. Rhyme x Reason Brewery, 17 Gordon Road at 11am. BYO mat and donations accepted for the teacher's hard work.

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Family Eucharist at 9.30am. All welcome.

  • 9 Lessons and Carols, Presbyterian Church, Tenby Street, 7pm.



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

  • 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 9am - 12noon. Visitors welcome.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9.30am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Water-play, tree-climbing, playdough, sandpit, friendly-faces and coffee! Find us in the cute pink and yellow building at 554 Camp Hill Rd and on Facebook for updates.



Tuesday 19 December 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 9am - noon. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9.30am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Water-play, tree-climbing, playdough, sandpit, friendly-faces and coffee! Find us in the cute pink and yellow building at 554 Camp Hill Rd and on Facebook for updates.

  • Wanaka Community Toy Library open 7.30-8.30pm. 3 Reece Cres (opposite Plumbing World).

  • Wanaka Rotary Club get together - Tuesdays - drinks from 6pm. Dinner 6.30pm at Wanaka Golf Club. Call Derek to join us! Ph 021 796 077.

  • Volunteering Central are not at Community Networks today due to the Christmas holidays. Please check out our services online and contact us if you want to talk about volunteering or recruiting volunteers! Happy Christmas! volunteeringcentral.org.nz

  • Wanaka Men's Social Tennis. Upton St Courts from 3pm, A-grade from 7pm. Visitors welcome.