Community Diary



Wednesday 27 March 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 9.00am - 2.00pm 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.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community based nursery. 9.00am - 12.00pm. All welcome, no skills required. info@tekakano.org.nz, Andrew 021 342 187, www.tekakano.org.nz

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

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Matukituki pairs. Be seated 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome. 

  • Wanaka Croquet Club. Golf Croquet only. 9.30am - 12.00pm, 211 Warren St. Names in by 9.20am to be included in the draw.

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

  • Inland Revenue at Community Networks. 9.00am - 1.00pm. If you need help with your tax return, family tax credits or any other enquiry phone 0800 227 774 to book.

  • Wanaka Creative Fibre Group. Meeting at Margaret S’s home, 3 Schist Ln. 11.00am. Visitors welcome.

  • Inland Revenue at Community Networks. 9.00am - 1.00pm. If you need help with your tax return, family tax credits or any other enquiry phone 0800 227 774 to book.

  • INLAND REVENUE are at Community Networks, 9.00 - 1.00pm.  If you need help with your Tax return, Family tax credits or any other enquiry give Inland revenue a call on 0800 227 774 to make a booking.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm, St Ninian’s Church, Kane Rd, Hawea Flat.

     



Thursday 28 March 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 9.00am - 2.00pm 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.

  • 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. Stretch yourself and see what it is about. Sit and observe or have a go. Contact Jamie 021 331 245.

  • Wanaka Playgroup. 9.30 - 11.30am, Wanaka Squash Club, Stone St. 0-5yrs. Meet our new co-ordinator - Nick Cane! Great outdoor fenced area and indoor learning experiences. $3/session or $30/term. All welcome. Contact Shaz 021 1678 155.

  • 9 Hole Ladies Golf. Discs in by 9.00am. All welcome.

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

  • PrimeTimers! Bus departs for trip to Cromwell 10.30 am. From Showgrounds. Ph 021 043 1054.

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

  • Mens 9 Hole Golf. Cards in by 8.45am, tee off 9.00am, all welcome.

  • Rehearsal Stainer's Crucifixion. 6.00 - 7.00pm, Presbyterian Church, Tenby St. Service 14th April 7.00pm Presbyterian Church.

  • Community Kapa Haka. 6.00 - 8.00pm MAC common room. All ages. Koha and kai.

  • New Mt Aspiring U3A Group. 1.45pm, St John Ambulance Rooms, 4 Link Way. Talk by retired pathologist John Blennerhassett on the fascinating case of Colin Bouwer, an Otago psychiatrist who poisoned his wife. All welcome, afternoon tea provioded. Members free, visitors $10 (cash only).



Friday 29 March 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 9.00am - 2.00pm 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.
  • ASPIRING AVALANCHE DOGS RAFFLE DRAW. Kai Whakapai, from 5.00pm. Win a 2019 Treble Cone season pass. Tickets available from Racers Edge. TC season pass and many spot prizes to be won on the day. 

  • JP Services at Community Networks. 10.30 - 11.30am. To book phone 03 443 7799.



Saturday 30 March 2019
  • The Salvation Army Family Store. Open 9.30am - 4.00pm. 48 Helwick St.

  • Wanaka Parkrun. 8.00am, Wanaka Station Park. A free, weekly, timed 5km run. All abilities welcome! 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

  • UC Hospice Shop. Open 10.00am - 4.00pm. 73 Brownston St. Volunteers needed. Ph 443 4142.

  • Wanaka Trail Ride. The fifth annual event. To pre-register, or for more information: www.wanakatrailride.org.

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



Sunday 31 March 2019
  • Holy Family Catholic Church. 152 Aubrey Rd. Holy Mass 9.00am. 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, Upper Clutha Plunket Room, 51 Ardmore St. All welcome. Ph. Derek 021 2805 817.

  • 'Saving Snow' documentary, hosted by the Waiorau Nordic Sports Club. 4.00pm St John Rooms. waioraunordicsports@gmail.com for more info.

  • Notice is given that an Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of Aspiring Gymsports Incorporated will be held 5.00pm, Aspiring Gymsports Club, 33 Reece Cres, Wanaka.

  • Morning Worship at Wanaka Presbyterian starts at 9.30am. Bring the kids, fun programmes for Yr 9 and under. Morning tea to follow. 92 Tenby St.

  • St Ninians Presbyterian, Hawea Flat. Weekly family services start at 10am and are followed by a cuppa. Aaron Johnstone is our new minister and he would love to see you there. St Ninians Way. 

  • Wanaka Harvest Long Lunch - 12.00 - 3.00pm. Join in on a celebration of harvest, local food and community at Rippon Hall. Tickets $30 adult, $15 children under 10yrs. All food donated from the community and proceeds go to Food For Love. Rippon wine and local beer for purchase. Tickets via Event Finder 'Wanaka Harvest Long Lunch'. If you have any delicious locally grown food you would like to donate please email larajmetcalfe@gmail.com



Monday 01 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: 9.00am 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 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

  • Wanaka Bridge Club. Mt Iron Stakes. Be seated 6.50pm. 9 Cliff Wilson St. All welcome.

  • Wriggle and Rhyme (0-2 yrs) 10.00am then Storytime and Craft Activities (2-5 yrs). 10.30 - 11.30am, Hawea Library every Monday in term time.

  • 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.



Tuesday 02 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 9.00am - 2.00pm weekdays. 9A Gordon Rd. 443 5894.

  • Wriggle & Rhyme. Wanaka Library. 10.30 - 11.00am. 0-2 years. Come and enjoy rhythm and movement through music and song, a fun and engaging time with your little one. All welcome. Free.

  • Rotary Club of Wanaka. Weekly meeting 6.00pm, Wanaka Districts Club, 45 Plantation Rd. New members welcome. Deb 021 442 622.

  • 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 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

  • Wanaka Mental Health Peer Support Group. 6.00 - 7.00pm, Plunket Room, 51 Ardmore St. For more details, peersupport@mentalhealthwanaka.org FB: "Wanaka Mental Health Peer Support Group - Public" or www.mentalhealthwanaka.org. 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. 

  • JP Services at Community Networks. 1.00 - 2.00pm. To book phone 03 443 7799.

  • The Relationship Heart & Growing Healthy Brains (0-24 months). 11.30am - 12.30pm. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. See Upper Clutha Plunket FB. All welcome. 

     

  • Your New Family & Understanding Your Baby (0-6 months). 10.30 - 11.30am. Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St. See Upper Clutha Plunket FB. All welcome. 

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

  • Heart Kids Central Otago AGM. 7.00pm, Five Stags Cromwell. All current members and prospective members welcome. Cate 021 1133 877.

  • Volunteer for habitat restoration at Te Kakano's community-based native plant nursery. 1.00 - 4.00pm. All welcome! info@tekakano.org.nz 021 342 187 or www.tekakano.org.nz