Community Diary



Wednesday 20 June 2018
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm. St Ninian's Presbyterian Church Hall, Hawea Flat. All welcome.

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

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

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

  • Wanaka Library Pre-school Storytime Session. 10.00 - 11.00am. Come in and enjoy story time followed by activity/craft, for 3-5yrs. All welcome, no charge.

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

  • Sewing/patchwork class. 5.30 - 8.00pm. Mt Aspiring College. Contact Angela for more details 0274 801 707. All welcome.

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

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1.00 - 4.00pm. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz, www.tekakano.org.nz, Andrew: 021 342 187.

  • Wanaka Travel Club. 11.00am, Lake Hawea Hotel - Tango through Chile and Argentina. Ph 443 4364.

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

  • Wheels to Dunstan. Free shuttle service to Dunstan Hospital or Alexandra specialist appointments, also linking with the St John Health Shuttle to Dunedin Hospital. Bookings ph 443 7799 before 3.00pm the day before.



Thursday 21 June 2018
  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required ph: 443 4142.

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

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

  • Ladies 9 Hole Golf. Discs in by 10.00am. Tee off 10.30am. Visitors and new members welcome.

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

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf. Cards in by 10.15am for 10.30am start. New members and visitors welcome.

  • Foodie Book Group at Wanaka Library. 5.30pm, Wanaka Library. Meet Chrissie Lahood from local eatery Big Fig where beautiful Middle Eastern style food is served. Join the discussion and hear how Big Fig came to be and the philosophy behind their delicious 'slow food, served fast.' All welcome.

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



Friday 22 June 2018
  • 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.

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

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

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

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 10.00am - 12.30pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

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

  • TGI Friday, children’s liturgy at St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts, 5.00pm. Children of all ages welcome. Contact Damon Plimmer 03 443 2440.

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



Saturday 23 June 2018
  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 11.00am - 3.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers required, ph: 443 4142.

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

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



Sunday 24 June 2018
  • 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. Holy Mass. 11.00am, 152 Aubrey Rd. All welcome. See notice at church for week day Mass times.

  • Lighthouse Community. God centred worship and fellowship. 5.00pm, 28 Reece Cres (behind Guthrie Bowron and up the stairs). All welcome, ph 0210 2437 373, www.lighthouseglobal.org

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

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. All are welcome to join us for our Eucharistic Liturgy, 9.30am, with morning tea to follow.

  • Contemplative Evening Prayer in the style of the Taizé Community of France. Simple songs, readings and spaces for silence. 5.00pm, St Columba’s Anglican Church.

  • Wanaka New Life Church 10.00am service, 50 Reece Cres. Multi-generational meeting with great worship and kids programme. Enquiries to 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz

  • Car boot sale with bake sale and sausage sizzle. 11.00am - 3.00pm. Fundraising for the MAC World Challenge Nepal Trip at Mt Aspiring School basketball courts. 

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Community Church. 10.00am to worship the Lord together. Programmes for all the kids from babies to Year 9. Please stay for morning tea and a chat following the service. 94 Tenby St. 

  • Wanaka Presbyterian Night Church. 7.00pm. Authentic worship and an inspiring message. 94 Tenby St.

  • Wanaka New Life Church. 10.00am & 6.00pm services, 50 Reece Cres. Multi-generational meetings with great worship & kids programme. Sunday Night Encounter Services: relaxed atmosphere, visitors welcome.  www.newlife.co.nz 027 2927 770.



Monday 25 June 2018
  • Wanaka Bridge Club, AJ McKenzie Pairs, 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St.

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

  • Meditation. 5.00pm at St Columba's, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. All welcome. Contact Annette 021 2075 122.

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

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

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

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 10.00am - 12.30pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

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

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

  • Wanaka Walkers. 9.30am. Meet on lakefront, McDougall St. Bring a jacket and lunch. Contact Ruth 021 474 904 or wanakawalkers.blogspot.co.nz

  • Wanaka Bubs and Bugs Walking Group. Meet at 10.30am at the carpark in front of the Wanaka Tree. We walk for an hour and have coffee afterwards. Free. All welcome. 

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



Tuesday 26 June 2018
  • Lake Hawea Knitting Group. For those who love to knit or would like to learn. 12.30pm, Lake Hawea Library. Bring your projects new or old, share your knowledge & have a chat with like-minded people. Enquiries Denise 0210 378 347.

  • Rotary Club of Wanaka weekly get together. 6.00pm, Wanaka Golf Club. Contact Deborah Budden to join: deborahbudden@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.

  • 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. 9.30 - 11.00am, St Andrews Presbyterian Church Community Centre, 91 Tenby St, Wanaka. $3/family.

  • BNI Wanaka. Business referral networking group meeting weekly for breakfast 7.00 - 8.30am, Alchemy. For more info or to join a meeting, call Mark Anderson, ph 0274 641 641.

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

  • Wanaka Men's Social Tennis. 3.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • Wriggle and Rhyme. 10.30 - 11.00am, Wanaka Library. Come and join in with some songs, rhymes and movement for 0-2 years.

  • Volunteering Central are at Community Networks 11.30am - 3.00pm. Come and talk to Gillian about volunteering in this fabulous community or to find out how we can support your volunteer programme. Make an appointment or drop in. gillian@volunteeringcentral.org.nz www.volunteeringcentral.org.nz 027 5065 705.

  • Creative Social Tuesday Evenings. Whether you are wanting to do some art/poetry/knitting/or anything creative, come along and meet other creative people in town. Ray White Auction Room, upstairs 1 Helwick St. facebook.com/groups/creativesocialtuesday/

  • Yoga In The Community with Carmen. St John room, ph 022 3265 019.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1.00 - 4.00pm. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz, www.tekakano.org.nz, Andrew: 021 342 187.

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