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. Lake Hawea Library Tuesdays from 12.30pm. Bring your projects new or old, share your knowledge & 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.