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.

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Travel Club Luncheon. 11am, Lake Hawea Hotel, Speaker Tim Herrick: Antarctica in pictures. Visitors welcome. Contact Janet Sutton. Ph 443 2356 by Sunday 13th.



Thursday 17 August 2017
  • 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. 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. Enquiries 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 - 11am.  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 - 11am.  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.

  • Habitat Restoration Planting. Weka block site which is about 400m beyond our Norman (Fossil) Creek site on the Millenium Track. Park at Waterfall Creek, cross the bridge and walk 800m or so. You will find us beyond the last Norman Creek water barrel. Start 10am. All welcome - tools and morning tea provided. Queries: Andrew 021 342 187, Facebook or website www.tekakano.org.nz

  • Luggate Community Dinner. All Luggate residents are welcome to come along to the Luggate Hall for a great community get together. Bring food to share & enjoy a family evening. Dinner & kids games start 6pm then enjoy live music until late. Country and western themed (dressing up not essential). Luggate Hall from 5.30pm.

  • FLIP The FLEET.org in Wanaka.  Get involved with citizen science.  Meet Wanaka Electric Car Club at the Cenotaph at 3pm and Prof Henrik Moller at the Library at 4pm. wanakaevclub@gmail.com  022 566 3736.



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.

  • 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 complement 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.

  • Free Community Yoga at Rhyme and Reason Brewery. 11am every Sunday. Free for all, donations accepted for the teacher.

  • “Totally a capella” at Rippon Hall. 4.00-5.30pm. Featuring Treble Tones, Mt Aspiring College's Macapella, Wanakapella and Central Otago's Mulled Wine Quartet. Entry by koha, refreshments available for purchase. Register interest for seating to kirstybarr1@gmail.com 027 2005 111.

  • 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 Road.



Monday 21 August 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. 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. 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.

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

     


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