Community Diary



Wednesday 22 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. 

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group. Meeting at Diana’s home, 8 Sycamore Plc. 11.00am. Visitors 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 Lighthouse Church. Come join with us for worship, interactive teaching and friendship. Casual, relaxed, lounge environment. We meet at 6.45pm @ 28 Reece Cres (Behind Guthrie Bowron and up the stairs). W: lighthouseglobal.org/wanaka FB: @wanakalighthouse. Ph: 0204 621 000.

  • Wanaka Food & Produce Market. 12 noon - 3.00pm, Wanaka Recreation Centre, Sir Tim Wallis Dr. A great selection of fruit and vegetables along with gourmet products, hot and cold food.



Thursday 23 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. 

  • Embroidery Group Workshop Day. Arts Centre, 10.30am.

  • 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 Toastmasters. 7.15pm, St Johns room, 4 Link Way. Are you wanting to be a better speaker, have more confidence, be a better leader? Sit and observe or have a go. Jamie 021 331 245.

  • 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.

  • Foodie Book Group. 5.30pm, Wanaka Library. Lucas Parkinson joins us from Ode: Conscious Dining to share his food stories and philosophy.

  • 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!

  • Mt Aspiring U3A Group. Talk by Dr Bamford - '30 years on from Tomorrow's Schools - so what and what's next?' 1.45pm at the St John Ambulance Rooms, 4 Link Way. All Welcome, afternoon tea provided. Members free, visitors $10 (cash only - no eftpos). 

  • Wanaka Garden Club AGM. 7.30pm, Speaker Rose from Nichol's Garden Centre Cromwell. Raffle, sales table. Visitors welcome.

  • PrimeTimers! Bus for St Bathans departs from Showgrounds 10.00am. Ph Helen 0210 431 054.

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



Friday 24 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.


Saturday 25 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.
  • Cat Rescue Wanaka Adoption Day. (and Sausage Sizzle Weather Dependant). 10am-1pm. St Johns Rooms, 4 Link Way, opposite The Good Spot. 



Sunday 26 May 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. 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. Family worship 9.30am and Hymns & the Word 11.00am (traditional service). 92 Tenby St. All welcome. www.wpccc.org.nz

  • Weekly Meditation, Sundays 6.00pm, 250 Hawea Back Road, Hawea Flat. Call Amanda 0204 1112 669 for more info or www.mtnspirit.nz



Monday 27 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 the 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.

  • Pembroke Club of Wanaka, Meeting at 10.00am, Wanaka Golf Club.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 10.00am - 12.30pm. Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.
  • Smallbore Rifle Club, Lake Wanaka Centre 6.30pm.

  • Cultural Master Plan Town Hall. Queenstown: 6.30pm, Queenstown Resort College. On behalf of the Three Lakes Cultural Trust, AEA Consulting is holding four public Town Halls in the District to gain feedback on the emerging findings of the cultural master planning process. We invite your participation – your input will help inform the recommendations for the District's first Cultural Master Plan. 



Tuesday 28 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Mental Health Peer Support Group. 6.00 - 7.00pm, Plunket Room (51 Ardmore St). For more details, FB: "Wanaka Mental Health Peer Support Group - Public” or email:  peersupport@mentalhealthwanaka.org. All welcome!

  • Volunteering Central. 11.30 - 3.00pm, Community Networks. Come and chat about volunteering in this fabulous community or to see how we can help your volunteer programme. www.volunteeringcentral.org.nz hello@volunteeringcentral.org.nz 

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

  • Cromwell Rotary Club Annual Book Sale: At The Bowling Club Rooms, Alpha Street, Cromwell. Queens Birthday Weekend: Fri 31st May 9am-5pm, Sat 1st June 9am - 5pm, Sun 2nd June 8am - 4pm, Mon 3rd June 10am - 12noon.Thousands of items from just $1 - Eftpos and cash. Books, magazines, jigzaws, CDs, DVDs, records and more. All proceeds will go to St John Ambulance Station Rebuild.