Community Diary



Wednesday 29 November 2017
  • Wanaka Library Preschool Storytime. 10 - 11am, story reading followed by an activity for 3-5 year olds.

  • 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.

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



Thursday 30 November 2017
  • Embroidery Group 5th Thursday Workshop. 10.30am Arts Centre.

  • 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.

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

  • Men's 9 Hole Golf. Cards in a 9.15am 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Ladies Nine Hole Golf. Age Group Challenge, Ambrose. Lunch at Edgewater.

  • Active Transport Wanaka.  Draft Masterplan Reveal & Guest Speaker. Lake Wanaka Center - 7.15pm to 8.45pm.  A committed group of locals have been designing a comprehensive cycling and walking network for urban Wanaka. Please join us to review the draft masterplan and give your feedback.

  • Swimming for Babies & Toddlers Discussion Session. 1 - 2pm. Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St, Wanaka  Discussion Session on the benefits of swimming lessons for babies & toddlers.



Friday 01 December 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.

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

  • Wanaka Bowling Club Progressive Tournament. Names in by 1pm, start 1.15pm. Visitors welcome.

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Community Toy Library open 9.30-11am.  3 Reece Cres (opp Plumbing World.



Saturday 02 December 2017
  • Upper Clutha Hospice Shop. Open 10am-3pm. Wide range of items available every day. Volunteers & donations appreciated.

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

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

  • Wanaka Community Toy Library open 9.30-11am.  3 Reece Cres (opp Plumbing World.

  • Santa's Grotto at the Upper Clutha Rugby Club.  Santa will be at all opening times - 11am to 1pm and 3pm to 5pm.



Sunday 03 December 2017
  • Holy Family Catholic Church, 152 Aubrey Rd. Holy Mass 9am. All welcome. Shared morning tea to follow. See notice at Church for week day Mass times.

  • Petrolhead Breakfast from 8.30am at Warbirds & Wheels, Wanaka Airport. Bring your vintage or classic car for a drive. Everyone welcome.

  • 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

  • Community Worship at St Ninian’s, Hawea Flat 11am, with lunch to follow.  All welcome.

  • 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.

  • Wanaka New Life Church: This Sunday 10am and 6pm services, 50 Reece Crescent.  Multi-generational meetings with great worship and children's programme.  Enquiries to 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz

  • Wanaka Sunday Craft Market, Pembroke Park from 10am. Handmade NZ arts and crafts.

  • Free Community Yoga Class. Rhyme x Reason Brewery, 17 Gordon Road at 11am. BYO mat and donations accepted for the teacher's hard work.

  • Wanaka New Life Church: 10am service, 50 Reece Crescent.  Multi-generational meetings with great worship and children's programme.  Enquiries to 027 2927 770 newlife.co.nz

  • Teddy Bears Picnic. 10am - 2pm. Wanaka Station Park. All welcome. Lots of fun and entertainment.

  • Santa's Grotto at the Upper Clutha Rugby Club.  Santa will be at all opening times - 11am to 1pm and 3pm to 5pm.

  • RUBY ISLAND WORKING BEE 4/12/17-  All welcome please,to help tidy the island for the holiday season. BBQ lunch provided. Something for everyone to do. Bring your own boat if you want to. Today, Sunday 3rd December - we leave the marina at 9.30am, back at 2pm. Contact Jude 443 1602 or 0275616 088 as we need to know numbers for boat transport.  



Monday 04 December 2017
  • Alcoholics Anonymous. 7.30pm Plunket Rooms, Ardmore St. All welcome.

  • Breastfeeding Cafe 10:30am-11:30am, Wanaka Plunket rooms. Stop by for a cuppa. one on one support available as well as group discussions. Check our facebook @Breastfeedingwanaka for monthly topics.

  • Breastfeeding Cafe. 1.30-2.30pm, Wanaka Plunket rooms. Stop by for a cuppa. One on one support available as well as group discussions. Check our Facebook @Breastfeedingwanaka for monthly topics.

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Breastfeeding Support. Drop in at Wanaka Plunket rooms 1st Monday of each month
    www.facebook.com/breastfeedingwanaka/

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

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

  • Santa's Grotto at the Upper Clutha Rugby Club.  Santa will be at all opening times - 4:30 to 6pm.

  • Pembroke Ladies Club Xmas Lunche3on at Cardrona Hotel at 12noon.



Tuesday 05 December 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Wanaka Community Toy Library open 7.30-8.30pm. 3 Reece Cres (opposite Plumbing World).

  • Wanaka Rotary Club get together - Tuesdays - drinks from 6pm. Dinner 6.30pm at Wanaka Golf Club. Call Derek to join us! Ph 021 796 077.

  • Volunteering Central are at Community Networks today from 11.45-2.45pm. Come and speak to Gillian about volunteering in this fabulous community or if you are an organisation involving volunteers find out how we can help you! Drop by or make an appointment. gillian@volunteeringcentral.org.nz 027 5065 705 volunteeringcentral.org.nz

  • Wanaka Men's Social Tennis. Upton St Courts from 3pm, A-grade from 7pm. Visitors welcome.

  • Your Growing and Changing Baby. 11am - 12 noon Wanaka Plunket Rooms, 51 Ardmore St, Wanaka.

  • Ladies New & Newish to Wanaka.  Special Xmas Buffet Luncheon.  Contact Sue Saunders asap.  Ph 443 7442 or 021 176 7729.