Community Diary



Wednesday 24 April 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.

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

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. 211 Warren St. Golf Croquet only. 9.30am - 12 noon. Names in by 9.20am to be included in the draw.

  • 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.

  • Hawea Library School Holiday Programme: Recycle me, upcycle me! Create an Anzac wreath. 10.30 - 11.30am. 

  • Formation of the Wanaka Outlet Community Association (For Northlake, Hikuwai and Mt Iron owners and residents). To enhance the quality of life for the residents by being responsive to the needs, interests and priorities of the community. 7:30 pm. Wanaka Recreation Centre Meeting Room. Sir Tim Wallis Drive.

  • Wanaka Lighthouse Church. 6.15pm, 28 Reece Cres (behind Guthrie Bowron and up the stairs). Join us for a shared meal.  Casual, fun, cafe style environment. All welcome. 0204 621 000.


Thursday 25 April 2019
  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • No Men's 9 Hole golf competition this week.

  • Ladies 9 hole golf. No golf today (Anzac Day).

  • New Mt Aspiring U3A Group. Talk by our U3A President Richard Paxman - 'National Service, a personal memoir'. 1.45pm, St John Ambulance Rooms, 4 Link Way. All welcome, afternoon tea provided. Members free, visitors $10 (cash only).

  • Wanaka Men's Social Tennis. 3.00 - 5.30pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.


Friday 26 April 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 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.

  • Triwanaka MTB Duathlon - at Corbridge Downs. 400m run, 5 or 10km MTB, 3K run - Junior race starts 5.30pm, Adults at 6.00pm. www.triwanaka.co.nz for more info

  • 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 27 April 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 Croquet Club Closing Day. 211 Warren St, Golf and Association Croquet, 1.30 - 3.00pm. Names to be in by 1.20pm. Afternoon tea 3.00pm – Members a plate please.

  • Wanaka Parkrun. Now starting 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.


Sunday 28 April 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.

  • Hymns and the Word. 11.00am, Wanaka Presbyterian Church. Neil Cowie is giving our Sunday Service on 'You will never be asked a more important question'. All Welcome. 92 Tenby St.

  • 9:30am, Wanaka Presbyterian Church. Neil Cowie is giving our Sunday Service. This week's topic is : 'You will never be asked a more important question'. All Welcome. 92 Tenby St.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration. Planting at Wishbone Falls 10.00am - 12.00pm. Meet Waterfall Creek carpark 9.00am for carpooling. All welcome! www.tekakano.org.nz info@tekakano.org.nz or 021 342 187.


Monday 29 April 2019
  • 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. 9.00am - 12.00pm, Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.

  • 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. Silver Championship Pairs. Be seated 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St.

  • 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 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.

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



Tuesday 30 April 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • BNI Wanaka. Business referral networking group meeting weekly for breakfast 7.00 - 8.30am, Monkey Farm. For info or to join a meeting, Randal 021 973 043.

  • 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!