Community Diary



Wednesday 20 February 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 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

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

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community based nursery. 9.00am - 12.00pm. All welcome, no skills required. info@tekakano.org.nz, Andrew 021 342 187, www.tekakano.org.nz

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

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

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. Golf Croquet only. 9.30am - 12.00pm, 211 Warren St. Names in by 9.20am to be included in the draw.

  • Wanaka Travel Club. Lunch meeting. 11.00am, Lake Hawea Hotel. Dr Dianne Sharp on Namibia's Desert Elephants.

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



Thursday 21 February 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 9.00am - 2.00pm 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. 

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

  • 9 Hole Ladies Golf. Discs in by 9.00am. All welcome.

  • Nine Hole Men's Golf. Cards in by 8.45am, tee off 9.00am. New members and visitors welcome.

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

  • Rehearsal for Stainer's Crucifixion 6.00 - 7.00 pm, Presbyterian Church, Tenby Street. All singers welcome.



Friday 22 February 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.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 9.00am - 12.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

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

  • JP SERVICES are available at Community Networks from 10:30 - 11:30am.  Please book your appointment by ringing Community Networks on 03 443 7799.

  • Genealogy Group research meeting. 2.00pm, Wanaka Library.  Bring something to research or an idea. A chance to share a 'latest find' or 'brick wall'.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, Plunket Rooms,  51 Ardmore St. All welcome.


Saturday 23 February 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family Store. Open 9.30am - 4.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. 1.30 - 4.00pm, 211 Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet. Names to be in by 1.20pm. Visitors welcome.

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

  • Wanaka parkrun. 8.00am, Wanaka Station Park. A free, weekly, timed 5km run. All abilities welcome! This week is our first anniversary so we will be having a party in the park and breakfast BBQ after the run - dress up in your favourite ONEsie! Register: www.parkrun.co.nz/wanaka. 021 1515 895 or wanaka@parkrun.com



Sunday 24 February 2019
  • Holy Family Catholic Church Holy Mass. 11.00am.152 Aubrey Rd. 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. Contact Derek 021 2805 817.

  • Wanaka Baptist Church. 5.30pm, Lake Wanaka Centre, 89 Ardmore St. All welcome. Contact Derek 021 2805 817.

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Chuch. 9.30am, 92 Tenby St. We would love to welcome you at our Family Service. Our series leading up to Easter is "The Challenge of Jesus". Fun programmes for kids of all ages. Join us for a cuppa afterwards. 

  • Hymns & the Word. 11.00am, Wanaka Presbyterian. Join us for a traditional service featuring your favourite hymns accompanied by the organ. As in the early service, we will be looking at The Challenge of Jesus. 92 Tenby St.



Monday 25 February 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: 9.00am 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 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Silver Championship Pairs. Be seated by 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St.

  • Wriggle and Rhyme (0-2 yrs) 10.00am then Storytime and Craft Activities (2-5 yrs). 10.30 - 11.30am, Hawea Library every Monday in term time.

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

  • Speech and Language Development. 10.30am - 11.30am. Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. Find out how your little one learns to communicate. No registration required. Mums, Dads and bubs welcome.
  • Meditation. 5.00pm, St Columba's Anglican Church, cnr Upton and McDougall Sts. All welcome

  • Registration for the 2019 hockey season starts today until 6 March. Go to www.sporty.co.nz/uchc. Late registrations will not be accepted. Open to anyone 5 years and above.



Tuesday 26 February 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family store. Open 9.00am - 5.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Lake Hawea Knitting Group. 12.30pm, Lake Hawea Library. For those who like to knit or would like to learn. Enquiries Denise 0210 378 347.

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Men's Tennis. From 6.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. 443 4142.

  • UC Hospice Warehouse/Shop. Open 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

  • Wriggle & Rhyme. Wanaka Library. 10.30 - 11.00am. 0-2 years. Come and enjoy rhythm and movement through music and song, a fun and engaging time with your little one. All welcome. Free.

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

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community based nursery. 9.00am - 12.00pm. All welcome, no skills required. info@tekakano.org.nz, Andrew 021 342 187, www.tekakano.org.nz

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club - social bridge session. Bring lunch and be seated by 10.50am. All welcome.

  • Breastfeeding Support. 10.00am - 12.00pm, 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Wanaka Plunket Rooms. Peer Supporters Lactation consultant 022 385 0913 or 0800 560 650. FB Wanaka Well.

  • Yoga in the Community for good health and calmness. 9.30am, St John Room. Contact Carmen 022 3265 019 / learn more at abundant.earth

  • JP SERVICES are available at Community Networks from 1pm-2pm. Please book your appointment by ringing Community Networks on 03 443 7799.