Community Diary



Wednesday 25 October 2017
  • Wanaka Library Preschool Storytime. 10 - 11am, story reading followed by an activity for 3-5 year olds.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Bronze championship pairs, 6.50pm start, 9 Cliff Wilson St. 

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am - 5pm Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. St Ninians Presbyterian Church Hall, Hawea Flat. 7.30pm. All welcome.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. Warren St. Golf croquet only, 9.30am -12 noon. Names in by 9.20am.

  • Mainly Music Hawea Flat. Music, movement and fun for children 0-4yrs and their caregivers. Held at St Ninian's Church, Kane Rd, Hawea Flat. 9.30 - 11am, $3 per family, includes morning tea.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 9am - noon. 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.

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group Meeting at Margaret S’s home, 3 Schist Lane. 11am. Visitors welcome.



Thursday 26 October 2017
  • Embroidery Group Workshop day. 10.30am Arts Centre Building.

  • 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 Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Toastmasters. Wanaka Communicators Club meets 7.15pm, St John's Rooms, Link Way. Come along and improve your public speaking skills!

  • Wanaka Artisan Market showcasing the finest local cart and produce 3 - 6pm, at Bullock Creek.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. 1.30 - 4pm. Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet. Visitors welcome.

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf. Cards in a 9.15am for 9.30am start. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Playgroup. Wear your favourite Halloween costume today! 9.30 - 11.30am, 0-5yrs at Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3 per family or $30 per term. First visit free. All welcome, Contact Kelli 021 776 853.

  • Ladies Nine Hole Golf. Stableford, Ladies v Nine Hole Men. Discs in by 9am for 9.30am start. Visitors welcome.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9.30am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Water-play, tree-climbing, playdough, sandpit, friendly-faces and coffee! Find us in the cute pink and yellow building at 554 Camp Hill Rd and on Facebook for updates.

  • PrimeTimers. Bus departs from Showgrounds at 9.30am for Glenorchy. Cross your fingers for lovely weather. Ph Helen 021 0431 054.

  • WANAKA GARDEN CLUB Shona Bain will be giving a demo on Hyper tufa pots. Raffles, sales table, light supper provided. All welcome. $3 door entry.



Friday 27 October 2017
  • 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.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am - 5pm Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Genealogy Group meeting. Research at 2pm Friday Wanaka Library.  Do you have anything you need to search, hunt, ask, find?  Bring a query to share and someone else may be able to help.  Bring your own device if you wish.  All welcome.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. Upton St courts 9am - 12noon. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Bowling Club Progressive Tournament. Names in by 1pm, start 1.15pm. 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, 5pm. Children of all ages welcome. Contact - Damon Plimmer 03 443 2440.

  • Playball. Free trial for all new playballers. Specialised sport coaching for 2 - 4 year olds, Lake Wanaka Centre, 9.15am 3 & 4 years, 10am 2 Years. To register: centralotago@playball.co.nz



Saturday 28 October 2017
  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-3pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. 1.30 - 4pm. Warren St. Golf and Association Croquet. Visitors welcome.

  • Wanaka Social Tennis. 1.00 - 4.00pm at Upton St courts. Visitors welcome.



Sunday 29 October 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. 9.30am, Family Service with great kid's programme 3-14yrs, creche for under 3s. Love to see you there 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 12 noon tee off.

  • 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.

  • 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 Rd.

  • Wanaka New Life Church: 10am and 6pm services this week at 50 Reece Crescent.  Multi-generational church with great worship and kids programme.  www.newlife.co.nz

  • St Columba’s Anglican Church, cnr Upton & McDougall Sts. Family Eucharist at 9.30am. All welcome.



Monday 30 October 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 Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9.30am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Water-play, tree-climbing, playdough, sandpit, friendly-faces and coffee! Find us in the cute pink and yellow building at 554 Camp Hill Rd and on Facebook for updates.

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am, 0-5yrs at Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3 per family or $30 per term. First visit free. All welcome, Contact Kelli 021 776 853. Today we are dressing up in our favourite Halloween costumes!

  • Wriggle and Rhyme at Hawea Library from 10 - 10.30am followed by story time and craft for pre-schoolers.



Tuesday 31 October 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.

  • 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.

  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am - 5pm Mon - Fri and 11am - 3pm Sat. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

  • 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.

  • The Rotary Club of Wanaka. 6pm, Wanaka Golf Club. Visitors welcome.

  • BNI Wanaka. BNI is a business referral networking group. Meeting weekly for breakfast 7 - 8.30am at Alchemy. If you would like more information or to join a meeting, call the Chapter President, Vicki Donoghue 0272 089 462.

  • Wanaka Men's Social Tennis. Upton St courts from 4pm. Men's A grade from 6pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Lake Hawea Knitting Group. For those who love to knit or would like to learn, come along to the Lake Hawea Library Tuesdays from 12.30pm. Bring your projects new or old, share your knowledge and have a chat with like minded people. Enquiries Denise 0210 378 347.

  • Volunteer for Habitat Restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 9am - noon. All welcome. info@tekakano.org.nz  www.tekakano.org.nz

  • Hawea Playgroup, 9.30am - 12.30pm. Babies to 5 year olds. Water-play, tree-climbing, playdough, sandpit, friendly-faces and coffee! Find us in the cute pink and yellow building at 554 Camp Hill Rd and on Facebook for updates.

  • Ladies New & Newish to Wanaka Luncheon.  Contact Sue Saunders asap.  Ph 443 7442.