Community Diary



Wednesday 14 March 2018
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. St Ninian's 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 Bridge Club, Matukituki Pairs, 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St.

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

  • Pre-School Storytime at Wanaka Library. 10.00 - 11.00am. Come & listen to some stories followed by activities for 3-5 years.

  • Mainly Music Hawea Flat. Music, movement and fun for children 0-4 and their caregivers. Held at St Ninian's Church, Kane Rd, Hawea Flat. 9.30 - 11.00am. $3/family, includes morning tea.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group Meeting. Croquet Club Rooms, Warren St. Start: 12:30pm. Visitors welcome.

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

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group meeting in Croquet Club Rooms, Warren St. Start: 12.30pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Backyard Trapping Workshop Lake Hawea Community Centre Saturday17th March 9.30-11am. All welcome to come along and learn about trapping predators.

  • Wanaka Travel Club luncheon & AGM. Lake Hawea Hotel at 11am. Speaker: Dorothy Muir - Uganda.



Thursday 15 March 2018
  • Aspiring Quilters. Wanaka's quilting group is meeting 1.00 - 4.00pm at the Bridge Club Rooms, 9 Cliff Wilson St. Visitors and new members welcome. Call Marg 443 7454 for more info.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Check out the climbing tree, sensory play, water fun, playdoh, op shop and more. Always coffee and tea brewing, everyone welcome. Updates on FB page.  

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

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf. Discs in by 9am, tee off 9.30am. New members welcome.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. 0-5yrs. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3/family or $30/term. First visit free. All welcome. Contact Nicky 021 809 198.

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

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



Friday 16 March 2018
  • Wanaka Bowling Club Progressive Tournament. Names in by 1.00pm, start 1.15pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 9am - 12pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

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

  • JP Services at Community Networks, 73 Brownston St, 10.30 - 11.30am. Appointments essential. Ph 03 443 7799.

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

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

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

  • Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting. 7.30pm,Wanaka Plunket Rooms, Ardmore St. All welcome.

  • Ladies New & Newish to Wanaka Luncheon. Contact Sue Saunders ASAP. Ph 443 7442.



Saturday 17 March 2018
  • Wanaka Social Tennis. Upton St courts 1-4pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 11.00am - 3.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required, ph: 443 4142.

  • Wanaka Parkrun. A free, weekly, timed 5km run. All abilities welcome! Wanaka Station Park 8am. Join us for coffee at Edgewater after the event. Register at www.parkrun.co.nz/wanaka. Contact Jane or Adam on 021 1515 895 or wanakaoffice@parkrun.com

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

  • Christchurch Girls' High School Old Girls" Luncheon at noon, 24 Beacon Point Road. Ph 443 6838.



Sunday 18 March 2018
  • Wanaka Sunday Craft Market, Pembroke Park from 10am. Handmade NZ arts and crafts.

  • Free Community Yoga Class. 11.00am, Rhyme x Reason Brewery, 17 Gordon Rd. BYO mat and donations accepted for the teacher's hard work.

  • Holy Family Catholic Church, 152 Aubrey Rd. Holy Mass at 9am. All welcome. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

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

  • Wanaka New Life Church. 10am. Join us for a special meeting as we welcome John Mellor Healing Ministry.  All welcome and kids programme available. See you at 50 Reece Crescent. Enquiries to 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church. 9.30am, 91 Tenby St. Ian Hyslop continues our Journey to Easter with "Jesus' Death, No More Separation". Childrens Programmes. All welcome. 

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church Night Church. 8pm, 91 Tenby St. Nige Sandri will speak about worship in our series on Spiritual Disciplines.

  • Wanaka New Life Church. 10am & 6pm services with special guest John Mellor, healing evangelist. All welcome at 50 Reece Crescent. Enquiries to 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz

  • Albert Town Community Party In The Park – 11am until 3pm.

  • Lighthouse Community. God centred worship and fellowship. 5pm every Sunday, 28 Reece Cres (behind Guthrie Bowron and up the stairs). All welcome, ph 0210 2437 373, www.lighthouseglobal.org



Monday 19 March 2018
  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 9am - 12pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Cardrona Stakes, 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St.

  • Meditation. 5pm at St Columba's, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. All welcome. Contact Annette 021 2075 122.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Check out the climbing tree, sensory play, water fun, playdoh, op shop and more. Always coffee and tea brewing, everyone welcome. Updates on FB page.  

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • Wriggle & Rhyme at Hawea Library every Monday in term time at 10am followed by story time and craft for preschoolers.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St.

  • Brainwave Trust Seminar “Early Years Last Forever” focusing on early childhood and primary school ages. 7-9pm, Lake Wanaka Centre. Visit Wanaka Alcohol Group Facebook for detail and to RSVP. Koha. Refreshments provided.

  • Gentle Yoga with Carmen. Vouchers available - Cancer Society. St John room. Contact 022 3625 019.

  • Ballroom and Latin dancing group. 7 - 8pm at Wanaka Primary School Hall, Ironside Dr, off Kings Dr. All welcome. Text Lesley 027 3931 046.

  • Wanaka Grandview Club. Fellowship for Seniors at Wanaka Golf Club 10am. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. 0-5yrs. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3/family or $30/term. All welcome. Contact Shaz 021 1687 155.



Tuesday 20 March 2018
  • 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.

  • 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 Rotary Club get together - Tuesdays. Drinks 6.00pm. Dinner 6.30pm at Wanaka Golf Club. Contact Derek to join us: howarthds@gmail.com 

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

  • Wanaka Bridge Club, Tuesday Social Bridge. 11.00am. 9 Cliff Wilson St. Bring your lunch, all welcome.

  • JP Services at Community Networks. 1.00 - 2.00pm, 73 Brownston St. Appointments essential. Ph 03 443 7799.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Check out the climbing tree, sensory play, water fun, playdoh, op shop and more. Always coffee and tea brewing, everyone welcome. Updates on FB page.  

  • Wriggle and Rhyme at Wanaka Library. New time: 10.30 - 11am. Come and join in with some songs, rhymes and movement for 0-2 years.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

  • 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 - 11.00am, $3/family.

  • Volunteering Central are at Community Networks today from 11.30am - 2.30pm. Chat to Gillian about volunteering in this fabulous community or to find out how we can support your volunteer programme. Pop in or make an appointment gillian@volunteeringcentral.org.nz www.volunteeringcentral.org.nz 443 4102.

  • Wanaka Men's Tennis Upton St courts from 3pm, A-grade from 6.30pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Brainwave Trust Seminar “Unravelling the mystery of the Adolescent Brain” focusing on the teenager and navigating these years. 7-9pm at the Lake Wanaka Centre. Visit Wanaka Alcohol Group Facebook for details and to RSVP. Koha. Refreshments provided.

  • 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 EMOTIONAL & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF YOUR BABY 11am - 12noon. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore Street, Wanaka. Find out how babies communicate their needs and feelings. No registration required. All welcome.