Community Diary



Wednesday 15 May 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.

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

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

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, St Ninian’s Church, Kane Rd, Hawea Flat.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1.00 - 4.00pm. All welcome! info@tekakano.org.nz or Andrew 021 342 187.

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

  • Reading to Dogs. Wanaka Library. 3.30 - 5.00pm. Bring in your child to read a book to our visiting therapy dogs. Helps children improve literacy, self-confidence and self-esteem and increase awareness of appropriate behaviour with dogs. Sponsored by SPCA and St John.

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

  • Wanaka Travel Club. Lunch meeting. India with John Wilson. 11.00am, Lake Hawea Hotel. Bookings 027 246 4094.



Thursday 16 May 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.

  • Wanaknit. Wanaka’s community knitting group. 5.30pm, Alchemy, 151 Ardmore St. Bring your knitting or crochet project. All welcome. 

  • Aspiring Quilters. 1.00 - 4.00pm, Bridge Club rooms 9 Cliff Wilson Dr. Newcomers and visitors welcome. Ph. Marg 443 7454 or Isobel 443 6101 for more info.

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. From new born - 5yr olds and parents. Messy play, sandpit, slide and climbing tree, op shop and more. See FB for info. 

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

  • Ladies 9 hole golf, discs in by 10.00am, all welcome.

  • Wanaka Men's Social Tennis. 3.00 - 5.30pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.
  • Men's 9 Hole Golf. Cards in by 9.45am please. Visitors and new members welcome.

  • Women's Futsal. 6.00 - 7.00pm, MAC High School indoor courts. $40/person for courts for 9 weeks. Facebook: Women's Futsal to get in touch or text 021 081 03 809. Spread the word, all welcome!



Friday 17 May 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.

  • 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.

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

  • JP Services at Community Networks. 10.30 - 11.30am. To book phone 03 443 7799.

  • Meditation, 12.00pm St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. All welcome. Contact – Damon Plimmer ucang@calledsouth.org.nz

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 10.00am - 12.30pm. Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.
  • St Columba's church coffee group, Beanie Cafe, Ardmore St, 10.00am.



Saturday 18 May 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family Store. Open 9.30am - 4.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

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

  • Wanaka Parkrun. 9.00am, Wanaka Station Park. A free, weekly, timed 5km run. All abilities welcome! Coffee at Edgewater after the event. Register www.parkrun.co.nz/wanaka. Contact Jane/Adam 021 1515 895 or wanaka@parkrun.com

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 1.00 - 4.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.
  • Habitat restoration planting with Te Kakano at Glendhu Wetland Wildlife Refuge. 10.00am. Carpool from Waterfall Creek car park at 9.45am. All welcome! Tools and morning tea provided. For info: info@tekakano.org.nz, FB or Andrew 021 342 187.



Sunday 19 May 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. Derek 021 2805 817.

  • St Ninians Presbyterian Church meets every Sunday morning, 10.00am Hawea Flat. We would love you to join us, a warm welcome awaits you!

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Church. 9.30am service followed by a cuppa! All welcome. 92 Tenby St. www.wpccc.org.nz

  • Free nail clipping for dogs in exchange for donations to Cat Rescue Wanaka. 11.00am - 2.00pm at our grooming salon in Wanaka. For your free appointment or more info text Wanaka Dog Walking & Pet Sitting on 022 1629 851.



Monday 20 May 2019
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St.

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

  • 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. Roy Stakes. Be seated 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome.

  • Meditation. 5.00pm, St Columba's Anglican Church, cnr Upton and McDougall Sts. All welcome

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. From new born - 5yr olds and parents. Messy play, sandpit, slide and climbing tree, op shop and more. See FB for info. 

  • Wanaka Bubs and Bugs Walking Group. 10.30am, see our FB page for location (rotates around four places). Free. All welcome.

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

  • Wanaka Grandview club (Formerly Probus) 10.00am, Wanaka Golf Club. Come along and be entertained by interesting speakers and have a great morning tea. Visitors made very welcome.



Tuesday 21 May 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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

  • Hawea Playgroup. 9.00am - 12.30pm. From new born - 5yr olds and parents. Messy play, sandpit, slide and climbing tree, op shop and more. See FB for info. 

  • JP Services at Community Networks. 1.00 - 2.00pm. To book phone 03 443 7799.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1.00 - 4.00pm. All welcome! info@tekakano.org.nz or Andrew 021 342 187.

  • Wriggle & Rhyme. Wanaka Library. 10.30 - 11.00am. 0-2 years. Come and enjoy rhythm and movement through music and song. All welcome. Free

  • 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.

  • JP Services at Community Networks every Tuesday from 1.00 - 2.00pm and Friday 10.30 - 11.30am.  Please book on 03 443 7799.