Community Diary



Wednesday 16 August 2017
  • Wanaka Library Preschool Storytime. 10 - 11am, story reading followed by an activity for 3-5 year olds.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Hunter Pairs. 6.50pm, 9 Cliff Wilson St. 

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-5pm. 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

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

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

  • Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. 7.30pm St Ninians Church Kane Rd, Hawea.



Thursday 17 August 2017
  • Knit Club Wanaka. A social fun free club meeting every Thur from 5.30pm, Alchemy Cafe. Come along, make new friends, knit, learn to knit, shop with The Woven 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. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9am - 12.30pm. Our heatpump will be cranking and the coffee hot! Dress ups, arts, crafts and cosy library nook! Come for a play and a cuppa. Find us on Facebook for updates.

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf.  Discs in by 10am. Tee off 10.30am. New members welcome.

  • Upper Clutha Branch NZ Deerstalkers Association meet 7pm on the third Thursday each month. Wanaka Districts Club, Plantation Rd. For more info contact the Secretary, Murray Burns uppercluthadeerstalkers@gmail.com

  • 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. Any inquiries  to Kelli 021 776 853.



Friday 18 August 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.

  • Wanaka Toy Library. Open 9.30 - 11.00am.  Reece Cres - opposite Plumbing World.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-5pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

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

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

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

  • Passive homes for schools and businesses. Guest speaker: Elrond Burrell. Mt Aspiring College North block, 7-9pm.



Saturday 19 August 2017
  • Wanaka Gun Club. Bodkin Shield 3 x 20 Target DTL HBD Matches/plus teams match. 8.30am.

  • Wanaka Toy Library. Open 9.30 - 11.00am.  Reece Cres - opposite Plumbing World.

  • 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.



Sunday 20 August 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: 10am, Family Service with great kid's programme 5-14yrs. All welcome 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 11.30am tee off.

  • Wanaka Baptist Church meets at 5.30pm, Lake Wanaka Centre, 89 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 Lighthouse Church. Meets every Sunday evening 5-7pm, For friendly fellowship with a relaxed vibe. 28 Reece Cres, round the back and up the stairs. Month of June worship evenings. July worship and teaching. For more info contact Karen 0210 2437 373 http://www.lighthouseglobal.org/wanaka/

  • 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 compliment for a walk in the park.

  • 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.



Monday 21 August 2017
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm Plunket Rooms, Ardmore St. All welcome.

  • Pastels Group. Wanaka Arts Centre behind the library. 9.30am every 3rd Monday. Contact Lesley 021 1352 384.

  • 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. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9am - 12.30pm. Our heatpump will be cranking and the coffee hot! Dress ups, arts, crafts and cosy library nook! Come for a play and a cuppa. Find us on Facebook for updates.

  • Smallbore Rifle Club, 6.30pm, Lake Wanaka Centre.

  • 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. Any inquiries  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.



Tuesday 22 August 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.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Social session 10.50am, bring your lunch, 9 Cliff Wilson St. Visitors welcome.

  • 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.

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

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-5pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9am - 12.30pm. Our heatpump will be cranking and the coffee hot! Dress ups, arts, crafts and cosy library nook! Come for a play and a cuppa. Find us on Facebook for updates.

  • 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