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12 December 2012



FIREWOOD - STOCK UP NOW. Old Man Pine $55 per metre delivered or 4 metres for $210 delivered. Phone or text 0272 437 068.

EXCITING NEW START UP COMPANY with office space for rent. We have a large office with full facilities including WiFi, printer/scanner, kitchen and boardroom. Two monthly rental desks up for grabs. Call now to make one of them yours! Ph 021 0259 2850.

THANK YOU, TIM SCURR, FOR ORGANIZING SUCH A FANTASTIC Cardrona 150 Years of Gold celebration. You made it happen!

GET THE WOW FACTOR AT EMMA FOR BEAUTY! Specialising in St Tropez spray tanning, Temptu (airbrush) makeup artistry, Shellac and all of your essential beauty treatments. Ph 443 6392. wwwemmaforbeauty.co.nz

FOR A HUGE RANGE OF TOYS, including all those stocking fillers, try the shop at the Transport and Toy Museum, Wanaka Airport.

ACCOMMODATION OPPOSITE MERCY HOSPITAL DUNEDIN. One Bedroom studio, spacious with kitchen facilities. $79 per night. Freephone 0800 788 346.

WHY DOES MESSENGER ADVERTISING WORK? Because your target market is searching for your ad - make it work for you. Online, by email or even over the counter. It is easy to place your advert - 11 Brownston St, Wanaka. Phone 443 7804 or www.mymessenger.co.nz. By email to messenger@printit.co.nz

TANGOS CAFÉ - WANTED FRONT OF HOUSE STAFF. Apply with CV to alnval@clear.net.nz or phone 0274 548 705 or apply in person to 105 Ardmore Street.

CRAFT MARKET THIS SUNDAY. Handmade NZ arts and crafts direct from the artists to you. Market Corner, Pembroke Park, 10am.

MASSAGE AT WANAKA HEALTH, providing pain recovery management for all repetitive strain, sport training injury or long term ailments. A tailored massage to your specific needs. Your body is our priority. Gift vouchers available for Xmas. $67.50 for 3 x half hour massage visits at Wanaka Health value $150. Discount 55% save $82.50. Phone 443 7055. The team at Wanaka Health wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. They offer chiropractic, physiotherapy, acupuncture and massage therapy services. As an integrative clinic, you can be sure that you'll receive the very best combination of treatments to ensure the fastest possible recovery. Life, Growth, Movement.

EUROGLASS - FRAMELESS GLASS SHOWERS design and installation service. Contact Adrian 0274 417 333. Showroom 12 Frederick St or phone 443 1719.

BBQ FOR SALE- KENT 4 BURNER GAS. Hood and stainless steel curved storage cupboards both sides. Offers. Phone 03 443 7913 or 0276 113 532.

NUUK - COME CHRISTMAS TIME in Nuuk the day temperature is unlikely to be above freezing point and the sun rises and sets within 6 1/2 hours. The nights are long and dark. The record low for the months is -26 degrees Celsius and zero sunshine hours have been recorded for the December month. Not our sort of Christmas weather!

LAKE HAWEA COMMUNITY CENTRE - FUNDRAISING CALENDARS - beautiful pictures, local scenes. $15 each. Phone Linda 03 443 6744.

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: "aho" (ah-ho) meaning "idiot", "dumb", quite similar to "baka" of last week. Hisashi messed up a phone cable Monday evening, disabling our customers to reach us on the phone. Hisashi apologizes.

CHILDRENS CHRISTMAS PARTY - WANAKA DISTRICTS CLUB. Sunday 16th December from 1pm. Santa, games, lolly scramble, face painting, bouncy castle, BBQ and Mr Whippy - see display advert in this issue.

CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING - Contact your local operator of JAE Cleaning and Pest Control. For quality steam or dry cleaning and the best in stain removal, phone 0274 391 675 or a/h 443 1150.

CHRISTMAS FLOWERS AT AFFORDABLE PRICES, available now at Caltex. Reds, whites, Regale & Longliflorum Christmas Lilies. Now at Caltex.

ACCOMMODATION IN EXCHANGE FOR RECEPTION COVER at small motel. Some evenings and Saturdays.Two bedroom house, all bills included, sharing with single female. Ph 0275 993 007.

SATURDAY 15TH JUNK FOOD RECORDINGS presents DJ Alias at Mint Bar. Free entry get in!!!!

'TIS THE SEASON TO EAT HOLLY OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT. If your trees don't look appetising, call Tree Tamers and we'll whip up something festive. Ph 0272 751 268. www.treetamers.co.nz

DOG CLIPPING - EXPERIENCED DOG GROOMER working in Wanaka this week. For an appointment phone Glenys 443 8127 or 0272 849 238.

PART TIME DRIVER REQUIRED "P" CLASS endorsement necessary. For more info phone 443 9368.

FOR RENT OVER HOLIDAY PERIOD spacious, sunny, private. 2 bedroomed, self contained unit. Suit responsible, mature couple. Rent negotiable. Call 021 0211 6230. 

BUNKS FOR SALE - WHITE TUBULAR STEEL. Good condition, $65. Ph or txt 0272 115 700.

CAN'T COOK CHRISTMAS PUDDING? DON'T STRESS, Black Peak Gelato will be open after lunch on Christmas Day!

HAWEA PLAYGROUP CHRISTMAS PARTY - 9.30am to 12.30pm Tuesday December 18th. Santa arrives "elevenish". Please bring small gift for your child with their name on it. Also last day of term.

MASSAGE, RELAXATION, DEEP TISSUE, or Structural Integration. Auric Magnetic Healing to speed your healing and free your body. Appointments call Christine 0276 936 300. For more info visit www.christinecallanan.com

OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE ONE TO TWO ROOMS in business area. Perfect for small business that wants to move out of home. Good rates. Available from January 15th. Call Emma on 021 686 431.    

NEW AND VIBRANT ART IS ARRIVING WEEKLY at the Sunday Craft Market. Pop down this week and check it out!

BATHROOM UPGRADES. Shower and showerdome installations. Leaky shower repairs. Phone 0211 788 589 or 443 2001.

BOOKS – PUZZLES, CONUNDRUMS, MATHS, Illusion Art...with over 150 titles, the shop at Puzzling World has all ages and tastes covered.

CRUISING BOARDS, SURF BOARDS, TOURING BOARDS and inflatables for the rivers. Paddles, tiedowns, PFDs and leashes. All you need to SUP (stand up paddle) into summer. Call Annabel on 021 0821 7266.

FIREWOOD - FRESHLY CUT BLUE GUM - $95m. Phone/text 021 0822 9233.

IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 AND PURCHASED TICKETS TO SUMMERLANDS from the Chop Shop, can you please return them to Chop Shop for a full refund. Summerlands is an R18 event and we apologize for the inconvenience. 

WANAKA TAXIS - Locally owned and operated. Call 443 7623 or 0272 720 190.

STARS WANTED - LONE STAR ARE LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCED floor and bar staff to join the summer

crew. Please drop in and see us after 5pm with a copy of your CV. 50 Cardrona Valley Road. www.lonestar.co.nz

THE WANAKA FARMERS MARKET - A GREAT PLACE TO SHOP for all your Xmas treats. Thursday 4pm Pembroke Park.

CHILLED/FROZEN FREIGHT NOW OPERATING WANAKA - INVERCARGILL - Wanaka same day service. Call Nick 0277 225 853 for details.

KARITANE BEACH - 25 MINUTES FROM DUNEDIN. Family friendly crib with bunk room for youngsters. Play football or cricket on the sheltered lawn and walk to the beaches. Available 8 January onwards. Phone 443 1556 email ianandlois@xtra.co.nz

MAKEUP ARTIST JANINE JOSEPH USES M.A.C. COSMETICS for bridal, fashion, special occasion makeup. Ph 021 476 629 or email j9joseph@gmail.com

XMAS FLOWER CLASSES AVAILABLECOME ALONG AND CHOOSE from our selection of flowers and activities on offer - from Xmas table arrangements, floral sushi, birch stick and living wreaths! Where! Pop up Gallery in the Showroom beside Print It. Available all day - December 20th, 21st and 22nd - PacifiCaVa Art Studio, Wanaka. Original artwork available too.

WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS WISH YOU A MEMORABLY Merry Christmas and thankyou everyone who supports us with recycling and donated goods. Our Christmas opening hours are 8am - 5.30pm seven days, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day. www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz

TWO ELEGANT WOVEN CANE ARMCHAIRS with seat cushions $80 each. Ph 03 443 7856 or 0212 361 518.

GARDEN A CHALLENGE? Keen experienced gardeners with all tools available. Ring Graeme or Karen 443 1136 or 0274 775 124.

FILING CABINET FOR SALE. 3 DRAWERS. As new condition. $150. Call 0272 942 262.

3 BEDROOM HOME FOR RENT. Situated on a spectacular river block only 8 kms from Wanaka. Available from 16th Jan. Phone 0278 438 901.

CUTE 1 BEDROOM COTTAGE IN QUIET GARDEN SETTING for rent. Whiteware, garage. Walk to town. Available from 17th December $185 p/w. Phone 0272 473 635.

WWW.WANAKAACUPUNCTURE.CO.NZ - to see how acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help you or call 443 8131.

GREEN TOAD SUMMER HIRE AND GIFT STORE. Frisbie golf! Check out in store NZ made Tui discs. Behind Boa Boa & the Doughbin, lakefront, phone 03 443 4315.

BOXING DAY SALE STARTS TODAY AND IS ON EVERY DAY until Dec 22nd at the Bike Lounge. Great deals on bikes, scooters, Blueseventy, Orca and more. Kids gift ideas, Madd Gear Ts, hoodies, bags and more. Open every day 9am - 5pm from today until December 22nd. The Bike Lounge, 12 Frederick St, Wanaka. 03 428 4270.

KARINA FAY - ARTIST AND FLORAL DESIGNER brings her floral classes and art to the Showroom, next to Print It, 11 Brownston Street. Flowers and materials to make your Xmas table arrangements and wreaths - Charges from $5 to $25. Open all day while stocks last. Thursday to Saturday 20th, 21st and 22nd December. PacifiCaVa Art Studio.

BALUSTRADES, GATES, FEATURE PANELS, SCULPTURE by Metalworks now scheduling for January, February. Workshop 54 Ballantyne Rd, ph 443 1760. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz

LANDSCAPE PLANS FOR NEW BUILDS, resource consent or garden makeovers. Practical, professional. 20+ years experience. Competitive rates. Dave Spedding (Dip Hort) 021 707 481 or 443 2721.

WYNDROK POTTERY, LAKE HAWEA. Handcrafted functional tableware to be enjoyed every day. Simple classical forms with glazes reflecting the colour and beauty of Central Otago. All original, hand thrown pieces, suitable for oven, microwave and dishwasher. 191 Lakeview Terrace, Lake Hawea. Open 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays. Phone 443 1707.

CHEF WANTED AT URBAN GRIND. Pop in and have a chat with Matz at 72 Ardmore Street.

PARTY SEASON IS HERE! BASE HAS LOTS OF GREAT party outfits for men and women – come in and let us style you up for the festive season!

JAM NIGHT ON FRIDAY AT MCGREGORS ON REECE with Robbie. From 7.30pm onwards. Come in and check it out!

DO YOU NORMALLY BOOK YOUR AIRFARES on the Internet? Did you know Wanaka Flight Centre has the low airfare guarantee*? Why would you book anywhere else!!! *Terms and conditions apply. Phone 03 443 4101 or email wanaka@flightcentre.co.nz

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME OFFERING LOTS of activities for children 5 - 12 years, 17th to 21st December and 9th - 29th January. Christmas activities, Hobbit day, Mary Poppins day, trips and lots of games. Visit www.communitynetworks.co.nz for bookings or call into Community Networks, 73 Brownston Street.

WHAT'S BIG, YELLOW, LOUD, AND SWALLOWS huge branches whole? Our great big mulching chipper! Fast cleanup and professional arborists with Tree Tamers 0272 751 268 www.treetamers.co.nz.

EMERSONS PILSNER ON TAP at Pembroke Wines and Spirits. Enjoy a pint in our bar or fill up a rigger to take home.

TANGOS CAFE. BARISTA WANTED. Apply with CV to alnval@clear.net.nz or phone 0274 548 705 or apply in person at 105 Ardmore Street.

ART PRINTS OF WANAKA AND CENTRAL OTAGO BY GILBERT VAN REENEN make scrumptious gifts and mementos. Available on wide range of media - Conveniently posted overseas. See them at: Picture Lounge, Artisans Gallery, Christofer Robyn Quilts, www.cleangreen.co.nz/central ph 443 7951.

VERBAL AND EMOTIONAL ABUSE can be a reflection of your partner's problem, not yours. For confidential help and support for women of all ages, phone Women's Support on 443 1448. 24/7 free service. Confidentiality guaranteed. 

PRESBYTERIAN CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE 9.30AM LAKE WANAKA CENTRE. Because our Church is under construction, we're going to take over the LWC! Children bring your best presents!

CUSTOM DIGITAL is Wanaka's audio visual specialist. Let us customise a multi-room audio system for your home. Contact Peter Cartlidge 443 5138 or Ryan Jones 021 382 141 or www.customdigital.co.nz

BABY BUNNIES FOR SALE. 5 CUTE PET BUNNIES for sale. Black or black & white. $15 each. Ph 443 2880 or 021 466 424.

FOR SALE - TOYOTA CARIB. 1995. MANUAL. 1.8L, 4WD, tow bar, roof racks. Has been our super reliable family car for 6 years. New WOF. Comes with snow chains and jumper leads. In very tidy condition. $3500 ono. Call 0272 460 644.

FOR ALL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE, enhancement and improvement, contact Property Maintenance and Services. Phone 443 9080 or 0274 595 799. Professionals in property care since the 1980's.

GARAGE SALE - HUNDREDS OF DVDS. Saturday 9.30. 19 Racecourse Road.

LIVE BAND LIVE BAND, FREE ENTRY! VENUE OPIUM from 9pm Saturday the 15th. Ghetto  Blastah. Queenstown's finest, meaty, beaty, big and bouncy!

SENIOR HAIRDRESSER REQUIRED - WE HAVE AN OPENING for a senior hair stylist. Apply in person at Alice Hair, 123 Ardmore St or call 021 425 423.

BMX BIKES, KIDS' BIKES, BALANCE BIKES from GT, Mongoose, Bauer, BYK, Runna and Jd bug. Only at Thunderbikes, 16 Helwick St, ph 443 2558.

WANAKA MARINE CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN SPECIAL – only 2 weeks till Xmas. Get 12% off any water sports accessories!! Ski gloves, ski/wakeboard bags, inflatable repair kits and ski ropes! New summer arrivals in store now. www.wanakamarine.co.nz. Ph 443 9062.

OLIVES! KITCHEN WINDOW CATERING HAS OLIVES back in stock. Sold only at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Along with our usual range of preserves we also have delicious Xmas treats: Panforte, lemon curd, boysenberry and Cointreau sauce. Thursday 4pm, Pembroke Park.

BACKWARDS CLOCKS, HOLOGRAPHIC RULERS, PUZZLES and other oddities only found here - the shop at Puzzling World has the "wow" gift this Xmas.

SPRING BLOSSOM SCENTS, THE CRISP COOL MORNING AIR, fresh green leaves foretell, autumns falling colours. Tree Tamers, poets with chainsaws 0272 751 268 www.treetamers.co.nz

CAKES OF WANAKA WILL BE DOING ONLY 2 MORE Farmers Markets due to the very busy wedding season coming up. Come on down and get Christmas macarons.

TO RENT - PRIVATE SUNNY WARM 3 BEDROOM home. Close to schools, Allenby Park. No garage. Sorry no pets. Woodburner, doubled glazed. $350 per week. Enquiries 0274 346 027.

BABYSITTING PRESCHOOL TEACHER AVAILABLE to mind your children. $12 per hour. Phone Fiona 443 4467.

CAR GROOMING GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE FOR ALL LEVELS of car grooming from Wanacleancar. A very practical Christmas gift! Phone Richard on 021 0294 2908 or 443 5772 (message).

NEED A MARQUEE/TENT? 5MX8M MARQUEE, great for functions and BBQ's. 2 day period $120, $150 incl setup and take down. Ph 0272 646 257.

BOYS, GENTLEMEN, HUSBANDS AND BOYFRIENDS...have you got the lady in your life her Christmas gift yet? Indulge and delight her with a beauty treatment voucher from Nirvana Retreat. Choose a facial, massage, sauna or half day relaxation retreat or let your lady decide for herself. We make it easy to give her a gift she will love. It's simple just give us a call on 443 2252 or www.nirvanaretreat.co.nz

KIWIANA CHRISTMAS CARDS AND WRAPAT CALTEX. Only $1.50 for full sized Christmas cards. Various types/designs available - Caltex Wanaka.

EPIC GARAGE SALE - SATURDAY 15TH at 9.00am - 7 Wicklow Terrace, Albert Town. Snowboard/winter gear (Mons/Burton/etc), men's/women's clothing/shoes, furniture, beds, kitchenware, art, tools, wordly goods, firewood. bargains. Free pile too!

TENT FOR SALE - MOUNTAIN HARDWARE LIGHTWEDGE2. Sleeps 2 people. 2.4kg. Small hole in rain fly, otherwise good condition. $200. Ph 0223 034 154.

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES, dug daily. Now available at Selectrix. For Christmas orders ph 443 4123.

THE LUGGATE HOTEL'S SUNDAY SESSION this week featuring the lovely Liv McBride from 3pm – come and have lunch, a cool drink and relax in our sunny garden bar!

WHITEBAIT - TASTY WEST COAST WHITEBAIT. Available in 500g and 250g bags. $80/kg. Contact Southern Lakes Fishing Ltd. Ph 443 4486.

FISHER & PAYKEL 248 LITRE KELVINATOR FRIDGE/FREEZER. Good condition $250. Ph 021 0222 0863 or 443 1953.

THIS WEEK'S LONE STAR GOOD BUGGER AWARD goes to Craig Harwood for his quick thinking and reflex action to help a work colleague out of what could have been a disastrous situation. Well done Craig. Enjoy your $50 Lone Star Voucher.

COMPUTER NOT RUNNING LIKE IT USED TO? No worries, call Your Computer Geek to get it back to its former glory. Ph 0211 184 392.

TABLE AND CHAIRS FOR HIRE - For all your party hire needs call Brent at Wanaka Marquee & Party Hire on 443 8966.

FANTASTIC COFFEE? CHECK. DELICIOUS SALADS? CHECK. Scrumptious toasted sandwiches? Check. A visit to the Doctors? Check. All this and more at Coffee Cure, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. Open Mon-Fri 8-5pm.

THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AT MCGREGORS ON REECE come in and grab a burger and get your first drink for half price!

CRUISEY CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AT THE CRAFT MARKET this Sunday. Market Corner, Pembroke Park from 10am. Lots of unique gift ideas.

HYDROSEEDING FOR FAST QUALITY LAWNS, steep areas, you name it. Hydro is the way forward. Topsoil also available. Call Diesel and Dust Ltd. Phone 0276 099 391.

GIVE THE GIFT OF AN EXPERIENCE THIS XMAS. $129 will buy a 20 min trial flight over Lake Wanaka where you get to take the controls and fly, and take a passenger along for free! Call Wanaka Flight Training on (03) 443 4043 or email www.learntoflynz.com.  

OUTSOURCE YOUR I.T. REQUIREMENTS AND LET SOMEONE ELSE do the worrying. Design, development and social network services. It's not too late to get something done before Christmas. www.outsourcetheitguy.com

PINES RESORT WANAKA 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT - available 7 nights 25th Jan - 1st Feb.2013. $1050. Phone 03 689 6406.

ELBA F & P FRIDGE/FREEZER 246L, nearly new condition $550. Ph 021 0222 0863 or 443 1953.

WHAT'S THE BEST PART ABOUT CHRISTMAS DAY? Not having to cook! Let the team at Edgewater do the hard yards for you this year. Confirm your family's spot for our succulent Christmas buffet running from 12.30–6.50pm, at a cost of just $90 per adult and $45 per child. Book now by calling 443 0011.

COLOURSTEEL FENCING. Same both sides. Timber fencing as at Paradiso's new site. Post and rail, wrought iron gates and fences. Handy Solutions. Phone 443 4078 or 0272 080 175.

BULLOCK BAR - LIVE BANDS COMING UP: We have Stone Cold Bush, The Heartley's, Jenn Shelton and the Golden and Maggie Ruddenklau, Assembly Required.

WANAKA GREENWASTE OPENING TIMES - 10am - 3pm week days. 10am - 4pm weekends. We will take your flax and cabbage tree leaves. It must be separated. No broom or gorse. Closed Dec 24th, 25th 26th, Jan 1st. Happy Xmas.

BLOCKED DRAINS? ALL DRAINS UNBLOCKED, c.c.t.v. camera and location for drain inspections. Call Brendan, BK Plumbing on 443 5727 or 0274 483 367.

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK! SATURDAY 5.30pm! Get your jingle on!! Bring a picnic or enjoy the Lions Club BBQ. Join in community carols and hear a special story for children. Donations of food to Community Networks Foodbank. 

PRESENTS FOR THE MAN IN YOUR LIFE? Model airplanes, trucks, cars and ships from only $13.50. Transport and Toy Museum, Wanaka Airport.

STUCK FOR A GREAT XMAS GIFT IDEA? Why not surprise that special person with a gift voucher for a 1941 Vintage Tiger Moth flight over Lake Wanaka. www.classicflights.co.nz or 443 4043.

DOG SITTER - WE REQUIRE SOMEONE TO LOOK AFTER our energetic well behaved Hungarian Vizsla puppy when we go away. We would prefer a middle aged or older person who is not working and would enjoy walking her twice a day. Your home or our home, whatever suits. We hope this becomes a long term relationship. Please call 443 6465.

XMAS VOUCHERS "MISSION IMPOSSIBLE". Take the controls. U Fly the helicopter. Great Christmas present. Phone 443 1085 anytime. Wanaka Helicopters.

BULLOCK BAR GRILL - GREAT FOOD, GREAT VENUE. Check it out! Open daily from 6pm. Plenty of parking.

STAFF NEEDED AT THE LAKE HAWEA HOTEL FOR SUMMERLANDS FESTIVAL on 2nd Jan and the New Year period. Please call 443 1224 for more details.

BOXWOOD TOPIARY, 7 - 25 years old. Plenty to choose from. Price from $50 - $195. Ph 0274 317 402.

WANTED 20FT SHIPPING CONTAINER! Will also consider other sizes if available. Please contact Ziggy on 021 890 810 if you have any information. Thanks!

CHALLENGE WANAKA NEEDS YOU for all sorts of exciting positions. Massage, kayak and motorbike volunteers needed. Sign up online. www.challenge-wanaka.com

MOST EXCELLENT CHRISTMAS PREZZIES FOR YOUR MOST EXCELLENT four-legged friend: Woofie cushions, chubby buddies, gruntly snacklers & Dino Dudes dog toys, along with all sorts of treats. Aspiring Vets, 42C Anderson Road, ph 443 7262.

MOTORBIKE, 1996 YZ85 YAMAHA FOR SALE. 30 hours use since done up. Goes well. Ideal Xmas present. $750 ono. Phone 0272 437 138.

FRANCESCA'S PIZZAS - NEW OPENING HOURS Wednesday - Friday, 4pm - 9pm. Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 9pm. 67 Brownston Street. Delivery available. 0800GO4PIZZA

THE LUGGATE HOTEL IS BRINGING IN THE NEW YEAR with The Heartleys – back especially for New Year's Eve – come and join in the fun!

BRA, UNDERGARMENTS, PROSTHESIS FITTINGS - 2 styles, 174 sizes. Your home or mine. Experienced fitter, Ministry of Health Provider. Appointments phone 443 9425. 

SAILZ LAKE HAWEA SUMMER MENU. Enjoy blue cod, lamb cutlets, ribeye steak, cheese salad, bresaola, salmon gravalax, in addition to our trusted favourites, fillet steak, chowder, poached blue cod. Discover what many know... We're worth a visit.

PRE-XMAS SPECIAL! HIRE TREE TAMERS NOW, and we'll make your trees look special before Xmas, so you can relax for the holidays. Phone 0272 751 268. www.treetamers.co.nz

CONSOLE GAMING LOUNGE - FEATURING XBOX360 Live: Battle, Race, Sport or watch a favorite movie upstairs at Controller Freaks. 3 Helwick Sreet.

WANAKLEAN DOG - GROOMING, CLIPPING and bathing. To make an appointment call Emily on 0275 110 282.

LAKE HAWEA PHYSIOTHERAPY www.lakehaweaphysio.co.nz ACC and private physiotherapy treatments, therapeutic massage. Call Kaz for an appointment 443 8446 or 021 996 506.

THE YARD! THE ONE STOP SHOP FOR LANDSCAPING design and supplies. Bark, compost, top soil, aggregates, firewood, mulch. Delivery or loan trailer available. The Yard, 14 Reece Crescent, Wanaka 03 443 5069.

CHRISTMAS AT KITZ - GIFT SOLUTIONS a plenty - For him, her or home. Plus a wee selection for babies. Kitz on Helwick.

SINGLE ROOM FOR RENT. FURNISHED HOME in Wanaka. Linen available. Sky TV. Internet. Must work. 1 or 2 persons. Phone 443 2138 or 021 0222 6225.

KITCHEN FACELIFTS – CUT IT KITCHENS can make your old kitchen new again. Call 443 5031 or 0274 911 955 for a free quote. Renovating at same time – no problem. All work carried out by a Licenced BP #116027.

IN TOUCH MASSAGE VOUCHER for some one you love this Christmas. Ph 443 6311. Michele Cotter.

FOR RENT LARGE 4 BED FAMILY HOME IN LAKE HAWEA - 2 living areas. ensuite, big rooms. Large private section, double garage. $350pw. email trevhewson@xtra.co.nz

YES, RIKA IS BUSY, BUT HAS TIME to work her magic on your hair. Please ring 0273 169 463. Your Hair Fairy.

BRIAR DELL NURSERY & LAVENDER FARM - Great variety of lavenders, drought tolerant perennials, succulents and herbs. Also handcrafted natural lavender products. SH6 Cromwell (next to Ripponburn Home) Open Wednesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm. Ph 03 445 0068.

TRANSCENDENT HEALING WITH THE WAY OF LOVE. Physical, mental, emotional, spiritual. Therapeutic techniques include naturopathic, T.C.M., energy, Reiki, guidance, channelling. Come into balance, harmony, wellbeing, peace and love. Rosanne. 443 6211 or 0273 906 238.

WANACLEANCAR CAR GROOMING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE from 18th December to 3rd January so get the Christmas groom done early or we shall see you in the New Year. Merry Christmas Wanaka! For bookings phone 021 0294 2908 (Richard) or 443 5772 (message).

GALLERY33: IS OPEN 10AM – 5PM, 7DAYS for all your Christmas shopping. Glass, paintings, jewellery and ceramics. All fabulous gifts for under the tree. Pop by and make your wish list. www.gallery33.co.nz.

HOLIDAY HOME FOR RENT OVER XMAS BREAK - 3 bedrooms, modern, pool, hot tub. Call 021 556 355.

NICE THREE BEDROOM HOME IN HAWEon one acre for rent. $280 per week. Available now. Phone 443 7949 or 0276 450 005

LASER ELECTRICAL WANAKA for all of your electrical needs. "Totally dependable". Phone Jerry Shepherd 443 5276.

REFLEXOLOGY GIFT VOUCHERS. The perfect Christmas gift to pamper someone special. Go to www.soleutionsreflexology.com for more info. Vouchers can be delivered to your door. Phone Jo today 0276 522 144.

MONT BLANC ROOF BOXES, dog guards, ski, kayak, bike and roof racks available from Aspiring Auto Court. Anderson Road, phone 443 1999.

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM ACTION AUTOMOTIVE. We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to our customers for their support this year. We will be closed for the holidays from the 22nd of December till the 3rd of January.

FULL DENTURE SERVICE - NEW DENTURES, repairs, relines, partial denture. Gerald Byrne Clinical. Den.Techn. Experienced and affordable. Phone 443 9433 or 0276 348 793.

INTRODUCTORY MOUNTAIN SKILLS COURSE - 7 DAYS. Learn essentials of mountaineering (snow and ice climbing, glacier travel, belaying and rope skills etc). Spaces still available on our New Year course 28 Dec-3 Jan. Check out www.aspiringguides.com, visit us above Relishes Cafe, or call  443 9422.

WASHING MACHINE FOR SALE - Fisher & Paykel, top loader, less than year old. $150. Contact Peter 0211 372 151.

PET CARE SERVICES WANAKA - LOVING CARE for your dog at my home while you're away. Also ideal for visitors who can't have their dogs in holiday rental accommodation. Dog walking available. Cat minding - we come to you. Ph 0212 011 121.

HOOPLA COSTUME HIRE WILL BE CLOSED from the 15th of December until the 5th of January. Sorry for the inconvenience. If you require costumes for use during the closed period, you can collect before the 14th of December and return them on the 6th of January. Open by appointment, phone Sharon 443 6711. Thanks to all my customers in 2012. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

ALL I WANT FOR XMAS IS A STAND UP PADDLE BOARD. Access the biggest range in NZ, new or second hand, every board for every use and budget with advice from the best, Annabel Anderson. Call 021 0821 7266 or e:anderson.annabel@gmail.com and have your boards in time for Xmas.

HOUSEMATE(S) WANTED - FULLY FURNISHED ROOM with own bathroom available in sunny, modern house in Mount Iron area. 25+, clean, healthy, eco friendly, outdoorsy types would fit in well. $130 single or $170 couple + bills. Call Sophie on 443 2810 or 021 0239 5498. Non smokers only.

YELLO! WILL BE OPERATING ON CHRISTMAS DAY from 11am to midnight. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. yello! 0800 443 5555.

MASSAGE THERAPIST WANTED - Are you an experienced, professional who is available on call? (Including weekends). Massage in Wanaka is looking for a team player to join us for the summer. Email massageinwanak@gmail.com or Phone Marg on 443 5991.

GRAY AT ACTIVE MASSAGE WANAKA wants to wish each of you a kind and happy holiday.

LAKE HAWEA COMMUNITY CENTRE - CHRISTMAS BBQ at Hawea library playground Friday 14th December at 5.00pm Bring your own stuff. Santa will appear!!

KETZ-KE ESSENTIALS ARE SO GOOD FOR YOUR summer wardrobe ladies. They make any outfit complete. Tanks, singlets, 3/4 tops, tees and leggings. Great summer colours to wear with your summer outfits. Tanks from $49!! Cherry, 39 Helwick Street.

BOOKING KEEPING SERVICE - DONT GET BEHIND over summer. Call Barbara who has 20 years experience in GST, paye, invoicing, wages and admin etc. Great rates, friendly confidential service. Ph 443 2004 or 0211 605 648.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL XMAS PARTY SHOUT - Pig on the spit, salad bar, face-painting for the kids, Santa and lolly scramble. 5pm Saturday 22nd December from 5pm onwards.

GIANT DEFY 1 ROAD BIKE - just over a year old, storage 11 months. Shimano components with extras. $1600 ono. Call/text 0221 634 209.

PRIVATE SALE: 3 BEDROOM 2 BATHROOM HOME WITH GARAGE, landscaped organic 1253m2 section with tunnel house. Fully insulated warm and sunny, with views of Hawea hills and 2 mins walk from lake. Quiet cul-de-sac, great neighbours! Photos on trademe #APB479 asking $395k. No agents please. Ph 03 443 6454.

ASPIRING ACUPUNCTURE. CHINESE HERBS. Treating all aspects general health - e.g. hayfever. ACC health provider. Very experienced. Jocelyn McLean Dip.Ac., MNZRA. www.acupuncture.org.nz Phone 443 6242 or 0211 639 769. acu.hawea@gmail.com

DON'T GET CAUGHT OUT THIS SUMMER. GET YOUR BOAT ready for the lake now and book in your annual service. We pick up and deliver. Easy! Wanaka Marine. Ph 443 9062 or email admin@wanakamarine.co.nz

FOR SALE: PLASTIC COVERED CANE BASSINETTE with metal stand. Very good condition. Phone 0273 835 941.

HOSPO STAFF WANTED AT URBAN GRIND. Drop in your CV to 72 Ardmore Street.

KITCHEN BENCH TOPS, NATURAL STONE TILES. Call Pietro at Italian Stone, the local stone specialist. Phone 0210 271 7917.

WANTED 20FT SHIPPING CONTAINER! Will also consider other sizes if available. Please contact Ziggy on 021 890 810 if you have any information. Thanks!

BOBBY MITCHELL ENTERTAINING ON NEW YEAR'S EVE at Sailz Lake Hawea. Ph 443 1696 to book a table.

WE'RE STARTING A TRADITION...BLACK PEAK GELATO OPEN Christmas Day after lunch! Life's too short to eat bad ice cream!

MASSAGE WITH MAGIC HANDS. Jason Clarke massaged the All Blacks and NZ elite tri-athletes and many valued locals feel "magic hands". Deep tissue manipulation, sports massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, relaxation / stress release, pregnancy massage. Feel the magic, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre, phone 443 0743 or 0274 288 569.

CHEF WANTED AT URBAN GRIND. Pop in and have a chat with Matz at 72 Ardmore Street.

BEAUTIFUL LAWNS? JUST A DREAM? WANAKA LANDSCAPES can help you realise the dream - for professional advice and care, call Wanaka Landscapes on 0274 595 799 or 443 9080.

BUILDER OR HAMMER HAND REQUIRED. Must be reliable with good references. Start date Jan 14th. Email your personal and previous work details to info@mikekinganbuilders.co.nz

SASANOKI PONDERS IT'S FUTURE. Any ideas?

HOW IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP? EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS and not sure where to turn? Try ringing Women's Support. It can be hard to pick up the phone but worth it to achieve a positive result. Phone 443 1448 for confidential 24/7 service. 

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN NEW MENU ON NOW – Crumbed rabbit, 400 gm T bone steak, Jack Daniels marinated ribs, seafood platter (an old favorite) and plenty more. Courtesy coach ph 443 4545.

NEED A PLUMBER? Phone Wanaka Plumbing for all general maintenance and new work on 021 959 072 or a/h 443 4959.

BULLOCK BAR BOTTLE STORE - FUNCTIONS A SPECIALITY. You ask, we can help. Specials this week Lion Brown 18pk cans $19.99 and Speights 24's $35.99. Stock up for Christmas. Open daily. Plenty of parking.

EMMA FOR BEAUTY WILL BE CLOSED FROM December 22nd until January 3rd. Thank you to all my loyal clients for your support this year! Merry Christmas! Kind regards, Emma.

CHEFS WANTED TO JOIN THE BUSY CREW at the Lone Star. Must have experience in a busy kitchen and take pride in food presentation and cleanliness. Drop your CV in to 50 Cardrona Valley Road.

CAKES OF WANAKA WILL BE DOING ONLY 2 MORE Farmers Markets due to the very busy wedding season coming up. Come on down and get Christmas macarons.

SUMMERDAZE FESTIVAL 2012, 31 Dec 2012 – 31 Jan 2013. Check out the action packed calendar of events and come and join us for the festivities. Visit www.summerdaze.co.nz

PLAN YOUR 2013 GETAWAY NOW! Have something to look forward to after Christmas. Last chance for earlybird deals so come and see the team at Wanaka Flight Centre, call 03 443 4101 or email wanaka@flightcentre.co.nz

HONDA HORNET 900 - IMMACULATE CONDITION. 05 model with only 8500km. Can view Trademe listing 539604445. Price $7200. Ph 443 4243 or 0276 222 081.

INCREDABUBBLES! GIGANTIC BUBBLES, BAZILLIONS OF BUBBLES, bubble work-shops, catch-a-bubble or get inside one! For parties, events and celebrations of all kinds and for all ages. Bubble Sticks and Big Bubble Mix also available. Call Diana 021 400 857 or 443 2629 or email livelifelighter@gmail.com

DON'T GET CAUGHT OUT THIS SUMMER. GET YOUR BOAT ready for the lake now and book in your annual service. We pick up and deliver. Easy! Wanaka Marine. Ph 443 9062 or email admin@wanakamarine.co.nz

SUCCULENT CARDRONA MERINO LAMB - available from Boyd Ottrey.Phone 03 443 7449 and at the Wanaka Farmers Market, Thursdays 4-6pm, Pembroke Park.

PART TIME/FULL TIME STAFF REQUIRED - Kitchen and Front of House, as required. Please email CV to: cowrestaurantwanaka@hotmail.co.nz or call into The Cow.

FOR SALE FRIDGE FREEZERS X 2, washing machine, icemaker (near new, 65kg per day), Hoshizaki new 2.8m roller garage door. Call 021 484 539.

PINNACLE EVOLUTION3 DRY SUIT FOR SALE. Size 3L, near new. Call 0220 826 300.

TO RENT: SUNNY UNFURNISHED 3 BEDROOM HOME with 1 office, 2 bathrooms, gas fire, double garage. Six walking minutes to schools. No smoking or pets. Long term preferred. References required. Ph 0272 445 648.

AVAILABLE SOON, LARGE WORKSHOP/STORAGE AREA for lease. Gordon Road. Phone 443 1911.

LIVE BAND LIVE BAND, FREE ENTRY! VENUE OPIUM from 9pm Saturday the 15th. Ghetto  Blastah. Queenstown's finest, meaty, beaty, big and bouncy!

WWW.LAKESBOWENTHERAPY.COM Lakes Bowen Therapy assisting in releasing imbalances. www.lakesbowentherapy.com: Nikki Turner 443 6765 www.lakesbowentherapy.com: Cathy Rodgers 443 7907.

CRAFT MARKET THIS SUNDAY. Handmade NZ arts and crafts direct from the artists to you. Market Corner, Pembroke Park, 10am.

TANGOS CAFE. BARISTA WANTED. Apply with CV to alnval@clear.net.nz or phone 0274 548 705 or apply in person at 105 Ardmore Street.

THIS COULD BE THE JOB THAT SUITS YOU perfectly. Telemarketers wanted. Sunday - Thursday, 4-8 in office. Ph: 443 6621. Come and try it.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON. The salon will be closed Christmas Day through to 3rd January. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our clients. Phone 443 5898.

WANTED TO RENT 2-3 BEDROOM UNFURNISHED HOUSE with double garage for long term 1-2 years from Jan/Feb, by mature business woman. Phone 0212 540 534.

HEALTHY $10 LUNCH SPECIAL AT THAI SIAM every Thursday to Sunday 12 - 2.30pm or phone to order. Ph 443 5010.

FRESH FLOWERS available now at Caltex Wanaka. Market fresh, large selection, great prices. Caltex Wanaka.

FOR RENT LARGE 4 BED FAMILY HOME IN LAKE HAWEA - 2 living areas. ensuite, big rooms. Large private section, double garage. $350pw. email trevhewson@xtra.co.nz

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM ACTION AUTOMOTIVE. We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to our customers for their support this year. We will be closed for the holidays from the 22nd of December till the 3rd of January.

WHY NOT HAVE YOUR COLOURS DONE or give as a gift. Call experienced colour and style consultant for information. Janice 03 443 9425.

PERMANENT WEIGHT REDUCTION - Revolutionary 6 week programme addresses the physiological cause. Effective detox, reset emotional balance, regain vitality. Call Rosanne 443 6211.

THE WANAKA FARMERS MARKET - A GREAT PLACE TO SHOP for all your Xmas treats. Thursday 4pm Pembroke Park.

WANT TO LOCK IN THAT HOLIDAY NOW BUT DON'T WANT to part with your cash just yet? 12 months interest free available on all purchases over $499 with Qcard at Wanaka Flight Centre. See in store for details. Terms, conditions and credit criteria apply. Phone 03 443 4101 or email wanaka@flightcentre.co.nz

CLUTHA MOBILE MILLING THE CHILDREN FROM MONTESSORI would like to thank you for your generous donation of our raised garden. The children look forward to filling this with veges. Keep an eye out for their advert in the Messenger – we highly recommend their friendly service.

I PHONE 3G FOR SALE - EXCELLENT CONDITION. $200. Phone 0274 951 738 - with original packaging and instructions.

GALLERY33: NEW EXHIBITION (7 – 27 DECEMBER): IN COLOUR: Featuring artists; Richard Adams, Dave Gibbons, Lukeke, Louise McRae and Ian Scott. Please see our website for details: www.gallery33.co.nz, T: 03 443 4330. 

WANAKA WELLNESS CENTRE. Professional therapies, treatments and services: Massage, Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, Bowen, Beauty Therapy, Reflexology, NLP, Yoga, Detoxification, Weightloss, Far Infrared Sauna, Studio hire. 24 Dungarvon Street. Visit www.wanakawellness.co.nz for list of services or phone 443 4668.

SCUBA & SKIN-DIVING LESSONS FOR CHILDREN 7+ years at Wanaka Pool! Term starts Wed 6/02/2013 7-8pm. Fantastic confidence booster/pre-training for PADI Jnr Open Water Course. Ph 443 4954 – scuba.steve@xtra.co.nz – www.scubasteve.co.nz/kidsprograms.htm

COURIER YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFTS AWAY with NZCouriers and Caltex. Take your package into Caltex and they'll do the rest.

IS YOUR PONGA TREE MISSING ITS PUKEKO? At Artisans Studio, Ardmore St, we have awesome handmade in Wanaka toys and puppets for sale.

SPIDERS, FLIES, MOSQUITOES, INSECTS, all professionally treated by Wilson's Pest Control - One year, no quibble warranty (two years control). Safe and clean. Do it once, do it well. Wilsons - phone 03 443 6652.

DEAR SANTA, CAN I PLEASE HAVE A 'HURL-A-HEIFER' FRISBEE, a Slitherbee Snake, an Admiral O'Fury and a Captain Kurlops dog toy. I've been a good boy all year. Funny, engaging and awesome dog toys. Aspiring Vets, 42C Anderson Road, ph 443 7262.

HANDY SOLUTIONS FOR ALL HANDYMAN TASKS engineering, gates, fences, pergolas, decks, steel and timber work, shade sails and general repairs. You name it, we'll do it. Phone 443 4078 or 0272 080 175.

EDI GARRETT - AN EXCITING NEW FASHION LABEL made in Wanaka, now available online at 'edigarrett.com'. Come and check us out.

BMX BIKES, KIDS' BIKES, BALANCE BIKES from GT, Mongoose, Bauer, BYK, Runna and Jd bug. Only at Thunderbikes, 16 Helwick St, ph 443 2558.

BULLOCK BAR - LIVE BANDS COMING UP: We have Stone Cold Bush, The Heartley's, Jenn Shelton and the Golden and Maggie Ruddenklau, Assembly Required.

FOLLOWING FACES, TILTED GLASSES, puzzles and other oddities only found here - the shop at Puzzling World has the "wow" gift this Xmas.

MIDWIFE HOMEBIRTH - offered by experienced midwives. If you are interested please call 021 373 165 for more information.

HOUSEPERSONS REQUIRED: We would love you to join our hardworking, enthusiastic team on Fridays and or Saturdays. Great atmosphere and good rate of pay. Please phone 443 8350.

ORGANIC MILK - 2 LITRES $6.60, ARRIVES EVERY WEDNESDAY from RetroOrganics - at Wholefood Haven, 24 Dungarvon Street. Mon-Fri 9-6pm, Sat 10-4pm

NEW SEASON'S FASHION AT FROST. Vassalli shorts in exciting colours. Red, cobalt, black and white. Also 3/4 and 7/8 pants. Dresses for every occasion still arriving weekly. Combine your shopping experience with a relaxing Lavazza coffee and scrumptious fresh food from Lago. Frost / Lago on the waterfront. Open 7 days a week.

2 DAY YOGA DETOX AND RAW FOOD RETREATS 12-13 Jan and 2-3 Feb. Yoga, Raw Food and Healing. 7 Day 22-29 Feb. Check my website for details www.alignedtolife.com

MONS ROYALE WINTER 2012 STOCK STILL ALL 30% OFF at Base. If you're heading to the snow, stock up on some toasty merino and support a cracking Wanaka Brand – Mons Royale.

WANAKA ORGANICS WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE who supported our Enviro school fundraiser last month. The money raised will allow our kids to put the story back into their food!

OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE ONE TO TWO ROOMS in business area. Perfect for small business that wants to move out of home. Good rates. Available from January 15th. Call Emma on 021 686 431.    

REMEDIAL MASSAGE BY SONIA SPECIALISING IN pain relief management such as sports injuries, work and health aches and pains. Deep pressure, trigger point and fascia stretching ensure recovery treating the cause not just the symptoms. Call Sonia for pain relief today. Ph 0212 487 771.

TV IS GOING DIGITAL. Are you prepared? Contact Custom Digital to discuss options. Peter Cartlidge 443 5138, Ryan Jones 021 382 141 or www.customdigital.co.nz

INTERNET CAFE-SUPERFAST VDSL2 HIGHSPEED BROADBAND. Easy access computers with USB and Camera Card support plus office services. Upstairs 3 Helwick Street.

WANTED TO RENT 2-3 BEDROOM UNFURNISHED HOUSE with double garage for long term 1-2 years by mature business woman. Phone 0212 540 534.

FREEVIEW SATELLITE DECODERS from $99.00. Excellent decoder, sensational price. Barnetts Radio & TV, your local satellite specialists. Phone 03 443 7961, 021 737 247 or www.wanakatv.co.nz

TINT-A-WINDOW / SOLAR PROTECTIVE FILMS Fade, U.V block, heat, glare control. Privacy and frosted films. Free quotes. Ph 0800 368 468 or view our website www.tintawindow.co.nz

'JUST FISH' IS SELLING A SELECTION OF freshly frozen free flowed Bluff fish and fresh salmon on Wednesday 12.00pm to 5.15pm at BP beside Bullock Bar entrance. Tucker 0274 376 657.

SUPERFAST INTERNET-VDSL2-HIGHSPEED BROADBAND - Buy 10 Hours 6GB $20. Use cafe computers, wi-fi hotspot or console gaming lounge. Upstairs 3 Helwick Street.

HOSPO STAFF WANTED AT URBAN GRIND. Drop in your CV to 72 Ardmore Street.

GREEN TOAD SUMMER GIFT STORE, Yes! Body jewellery galore! Hats, t shirts, bags $20, sunnies and more. Lakefront behind Boa Boa and Dough Bin. Phone 03 443 4315.

UNIQUE SELF CONTAINED STUDIO TO RENT - $200 per week. Fabulous views. Come and see. Ph 443 4244 or 0274 644 112.

WANTED: CHILDRENS MOTOR BIKE BOOTS and gear. Size 7-8 clothes, 2-4 boots. Phone Debbie 0273 483 275 or 443 5898.

3 BEDROOM HOME FOR RENT. Situated on a spectacular river block only 8 kms from Wanaka. Available from 16th Jan. Phone 0278 438 901.

FREE DOOR TO DOOR TRANSPORT for medical/specialist appointments at Dunstan Hospital or in Alexandra. Book through Community Networks on 443 7799. Wheels to Dunstan.

CASUAL BABYSITTING AVAILABLE to look after the kids when you need it. Ph 0220 802 330.

SITUATION VACANT FOR DEEP TISSUE THERAPIST. Full training given for a part time to full time position, for a new concept in Wanaka opening soon. Must have background in health or fitness. Email CV to info@themusclejoint.co.nz

WHAT ARE YOU DOING ON BOXING DAY? We are going to be on holiday and the Bike Lounge will be closed, so our Boxing Day Sale starts today! Open every day until Dec 22nd, come and see what great gift ideas we have for Christmas. The Bike Lounge, 12 Frederick St, Wanaka. 03 428 4270.

LEAKS, SEEPS, DRIPS AND DRAINS. BK Plumbing 443 5727 or 0274 483 367.

PRE-XMAS SPECIAL! HIRE TREE TAMERS NOW, and we'll make your trees look special before Xmas, so you can relax for the holidays. Phone 0272 751 268. www.treetamers.co.nz

KWILA DECKING - 90 X 19. Best price in town. Phone 0272 186 397.

THE WANAKA FARMERS MARKETMAKE THURSDAY your shopping day, locals supporting locals, 4pm Pembroke Park.

LIVE MUSIC AT FEDERAL DINER. 47 Helwick St, 6pm. This week we have the amazing Anna Van Riel with her original bluegrass tunes, guitar, ukulele and "larger than life" stage presence. Come and join us on our sunny deck for happy hour and a bite to eat from our sophisticated bar menu. Ph 443 5152 for more info.

THE LUGGATE HOTEL IS BRINGING IN THE NEW YEAR with The Heartleys – back especially for New Year's Eve – come and join in the fun!

PACIFICAVA ART STUDIO - POP UP GALLERY in the Showroom next to Print It. A selection of artwork on display and available for purchase. Or make your own Christmas table setting or wreaths. Selection of flowers etc available - prices start from $5. Pop Up Gallery, PacifiCaVa Art Studio, 11 Brownston St or phone 0272 462 702. Thurs, Fri, Sat 20th, 21st and 22nd December.

KARITANE BEACH - 25 MINUTES FROM DUNEDIN. Family friendly crib with bunk room for youngsters. Play football or cricket on the sheltered lawn and walk to the beaches. Available 8 January onwards. Phone 443 1556 email ianandlois@xtra.co.nz

WANTED LONG TERM ACCOMMODATION: 3-4 bedroom house with 2 living areas and unfurnished. Starting date early March 2013. Please email: dean@rookieacademy.com

CUTLERY AND CROCKERY FOR HIRE - For all your party hire needs call Brent at Wanaka Marquee & Party Hire on 443 8966.

WHAT A WEEKEND! CARDRONA 150 YEARS OF GOLD & Cardrona Vintage Fair say thank you to all visitors, volunteers and valued sponsors. We couldn't have done it without you!

FREE TRAFFIC CONTROLLER TRAINING THIS SATURDAY 15th Dec for Challenge Wanaka volunteers. St John 9am - 3pm. Email volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com to book a spot.

STOP BATHROOM MOISTURE. Have a showerdome fitted. Call 0211 788 589 or 443 2001.

THIS WEEK'S LONE STAR GOOD BUGGER AWARD goes to Craig Harwood for his quick thinking and reflex action to help a work colleague out of what could have been a disastrous situation. Well done Craig. Enjoy your $50 Lone Star Voucher.

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR ARE COMING. DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME and book a cleaning with a Super Cleaner!!! To request an estimate contact Val today! Ph 03 443 1124 or 021 0222 4341 - valkiriamachado@hotmail.com

ELECTRIC BIKE - GREEN TOAD - FOR SALE. $1100. Great Xmas present. Ph 443 4315.

SEPTIC TANK CLEANING - MUD SUMPS, porta-loo hire and cleaning. Oasis tank servicing, Wanaka, Queenstown, Cromwell, Clyde. Ph Aaron - 443 4175 or 0800 885 886.

SPEND $10 AT THE WANAKA FARMERS MARKET and be in to win a fantastic Xmas hamper! Thursday 4pm Pembroke Park.

STARS WANTED - LONE STAR ARE LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCED floor and bar staff to join the summer

crew. Please drop in and see us after 5pm with a copy of your CV. 50 Cardrona Valley Road. www.lonestar.co.nz

IS MODERN MEDICINE KILLING YOU? It must be true, it's on TV! Holistic Healthcare offers natural healthcare solutions including professional detoxification and illness recovery protocols. Phone 443 5991. Start your wellness journey today.

COT/MATTRESS FOR SALE - TOUCHWOOD 4 IN 1. Will take you through from newborn to first toddler bed. All in excellent 2nd hand condition. $150. Call/txt 0272 942 262.

FOR RENT OVER HOLIDAY PERIOD spacious, sunny, private. 2 bedroomed, self contained unit. Suit responsible, mature couple. Rent negotiable. Call 021 0211 6230. 

TANGOS CAFÉ - WANTED FRONT OF HOUSE STAFF. Apply with CV to alnval@clear.net.nz or phone 0274 548 705 or apply in person to 105 Ardmore Street.

ASPIRING MOTEL IS SEEKING HOUSEKEEPING STAFF! Please pop in or call Ziggy on 443 7816 if interested. Thank you.

WANTED TO BUY - CROQUET SET, adult size, in good condition. Phone 443 8558.

INJURED - OLD OR NEW. Don't just sit around taking painkillers. Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine can speed up the healing process. ACC registered injuries $15, no referral required. Ph 443 8131 Eve McGregor, Wanaka Acupuncture Clinic,19 Cliff Wilson Street.

KITZ ON HELWICK - FOR EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL for you and your home. Fashion, jewellery, handbags plus homewares, kitchen and linen. www.kitz.net.nz or phone 443 7481.

TAKE OUT THE HASSLE WITH TAKEAWAYS from Sailz Lake Hawea – all day, every day. A wide range to suit all tastes and budgets - pizza, burgers, fish & chips. Remember Sailz. We'll be bothered when you can't.

NUUK IS THE CAPITAL OF GREENLAND, the northern most capital in the world, and the largest city in Greenland. It is also the economic and cultural centre of Greenland. With a population of around 16,000, it is one of the smallest capital cities in the world, It is situated on the south western coast of Greenland just south of the Arctic Circle.

WANAKA CARS FOR YOUR NEXT CAR OR 4WD - 21 Cliff Wilson Street. Ph 443 4914. 2003 Toyota Corolla s/w. Low kms $10,990.

LAKE HAWEA COMMUNITY CENTRE - CHRISTMAS BBQ at Hawea library playground Friday 14th December at 5.00pm Bring your own stuff. Santa will appear!!

MASSAGE! XMAS GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE from Aspiring Massage Wanaka. Deep tissue - Relaxation. Trevor Bailey, full time massage since 1994. Provider to High Performance Sport N.Z. www.aspiringmassagewanaka.co.nz Ph 443 2993 or 0274 222 455.

MARSHMALLOW TOASTERS AND FIRE POKERS - We are forging this week in time for Christmas. A unique gift handmade in Wanaka by Metalworks Wanaka, 54 Ballantyne Rd. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES, dug daily. Now available at Selectrix. For Christmas orders ph 443 4123.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR from 5.30pm until 6.30. Go in the draw to win a $50 bar tab. Raffles. Free bar snacks!

GARAGE SALE 8AM SAT 15TH. Stuff has to go! 124 Hunter Cres.

HOLIDAY RENTAL AVAILABLE FROM 27TH DECEMBER. Three bedroom home in Albert Town. Phone 443 9573 or 0275 644 733.

ON BEHALF OF REMEDIAL MASSAGE BY SONIA, I just want to say a big thank you to all my customers who have brought me so much joy and prosperity this year. I look forward to treating you all next year. For those of you who are not customers yet, remember "pain is a fact of life, suffering is optional." Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

CLIP & P SPECIAL - Grass seed season fast approaching!! Book your dog in for an all 4s paw clip and get a free urine health check. Ph Wanaka Vets 443 6409.

BLACK PEAK GELATO - NOW OPEN LATE! Traditional gelato made on the premise. Life's too short to eat bad ice cream!

FOR SALE - F & P WASHING MACHINE. Excellent order. Offers please. Phone 443 6490.

WINE COUNTRY CREATIONS - NOW SELLING our range of wine barrel platters and candelabras priced from $45.00. These make wonderful Xmas and wedding gifts with a Central Otago flavour. To view products contact Barb on 021 790 395.

SUPERIOR BUDGET DETACHED ACCOMMODATION HOBBITS HAVEN, Lake Hawea. Queen room, single room. Shower, toilet. Tea coffee provided, quality furniture. Ph 03 443 7702

COMPUTER NOT RUNNING LIKE IT USED TO? No worries, call Your Computer Geek to get it back to its former glory. Ph 0211 184 392.

CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE 7pm St Ninian's Hawea Flat. Get there early for a costume or dress yourself as an angel or shepherd. Come join this traditional Hawea Community event! 

GARAGE SALE - SATURDAY 15TH DECEMBER. 9 Hunter Crescent. Lots of stuff - bit of this and bit of that. Beginning 9am. (Rain day Sunday 16th.)

RENTAL PROPERTY - SMALLER THREE BEDROOM HOUSE in Hawea Flat for long term rental. Multifuel fire and heatpump, large section. $240p.w. Phone 03 751 0076.

BOOKING KEEPING SERVICE - DONT GET BEHIND over summer. Call Barbara who has 20 years experience in GST, paye, invoicing, wages and admin etc. Great rates, friendly confidential service. Ph 443 2004 or 0211 605 648.

MINT BAR DOUBLE WEEKEND. Friday 14th DJ's C:She and Looney Tunes team up to bring you a night of epic beats from 10 pm, Saturday night Junkfood recordings presents DJ Alias (Fastcrew), back in Wanaka for another round and set to get you bouncing into the wee hours. Free entry all night long and $10 jars.

MCGREGORS ON REECE REQUIRE A COOK TO JOIN their team. Must be flexible with days/hours. Please call Bernie on 0212 438 228 or email cv to bernie@mcgregorsbakery.co.nz

HONDA XR70 2001 - 3 SPEED, no clutch, great kids bike. Would make an awesome Christmas present. $1275. Phone 443 4184 or 0274 446 102.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL XMAS PARTY SHOUT - Pig on the spit, salad bar, face-painting for the kids, Santa and lolly scramble. 5pm Saturday 22nd December from 5pm onwards.

FOOD COMBINING AND RAW FOOD WORKSHOP - Two hour hands-on learning and tasting class. $45 Saturday 15th December at Nirvana Retreat www.nirvanaretreat.co.nz or phone Kim 443 2252. Bookings essential.

FRANCESCA'S PIZZAS - NEW OPENING HOURS Wednesday - Friday, 4pm - 9pm. Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 9pm. 67 Brownston Street. Delivery available. 0800GO4PIZZA

SUMMER SHORT TERM RENTAL - 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 3 toilet. Fully furnished, linen provided. Telephone and internet. Outdoor living, barbeque. 1 km town centre. Weekly rates. Email: lisaanddean@xtra.co.nz

KARINA FAY - ARTIST AND FLORAL DESIGNER brings her floral classes and art to the Showroom, next to Print It, 11 Brownston Street. Flowers and materials to make your Xmas table arrangements and wreaths - Charges from $5 to $25. Open all day while stocks last. Thursday to Saturday 20th, 21st and 22nd December. PacifiCaVa Art Studio.

KIPOR GENERATOR IG2600, 240V 2-6 KVA, PETROL. New retail $2195. Sell $1695. Honda Odyssey, 2000 model. Auto tiptronic, tidy people mover, mags, 7 seater. $7295. Caravan 2002 Lunar Eclipse. 4.62 meters. All mod cons. Certified. Extremely tidy $21,000 - Nissan Datsun 4WD 2.7 diesel, D/cab, new tyres $3300. Phone 443 6030.

WORK WANTED - 27 YR OLD LOCAL FAMILY MAN seeking work in Wanaka. Farming background, good all round handyman. Phone 0278 486 509.

JAM NIGHT ON FRIDAY AT MCGREGORS ON REECE with Robbie. From 7.30pm onwards. Come in and check it out!

WHY DOES MESSENGER ADVERTISING WORK? Because your target market is searching for your ad - make it work for you. Online, by email or even over the counter. It is easy to place your advert - 11 Brownston St, Wanaka. Phone 443 7804 or www.mymessenger.co.nz. By email to messenger@printit.co.nz

WANAKA PARASAILING OPERATING FROM THIS SATURDAY. Come and celebrate with us. Great locals' discounts. For more information phone Fiona 021 500 764.

LAKE HAWEA COMMUNITY CENTRE - FUNDRAISING CALENDARS - beautiful pictures, local scenes. $15 each. Phone Linda 03 443 6744.

FOR SALE NISSAN TERRANO. 1992. DIESEL, auto, 2.7L. New WOF. Runs well. Reliable. $2800. Call 0272 460 644.

WHAT'S BIG, YELLOW, LOUD, AND SWALLOWS huge branches whole? Our great big mulching chipper! Fast cleanup and professional arborists with Tree Tamers 0272 751 268 www.treetamers.co.nz.

DECK YOUR HALLS WITH ART FROM METALWORKS fa la la la la la la la la. Pop into workshop/display space 54 Ballantyne Rd. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz FaceBook page images. Christmas ideas. Handmade in Wanaka, NZ.

GOLDVIEW POTATOES - JERSEY BENNIE, DESIREE AND HEATHER. Dug daily. Taking orders for Christmas, 42 Kennels Lane (look for the sign). Ph 443 7211 or 0273 241 121.

XMAS TREES FRESHLY CUT - XMAS TREES DELIVERED to your door. Phone Henry, Max or Nico on 443 8824 or s.d.schikker@xtra.co.nz

FIREWOOD - STOCK UP NOW. Old Man Pine $55 per metre delivered or 4 metres for $210 delivered. Phone or text 0272 437 068.

WANTED TO RENT - FAMILY OF 4 needing 4 bedroom home with log fire, and garage. Txt 0211 789 773.

BLISS VOUCHERS! DESTRESSING AND DETOXIFYING Treatment. Nurturing lymphatic system clearance with Maryann, phone 443 6463 or 0211 101 160.

OUTSOURCE YOUR I.T. REQUIREMENTS AND LET SOMEONE ELSE do the worrying. Design, development and social network services. It's not too late to get something done before Christmas. www.outsourcetheitguy.com

THE PAINT POT (NZ) Top quality work guaranteed. Special finishing, wall papering and all your painting needs. New work and redecorations throughout. 15 years experience. Phone Caspar 021 565 393 or 443 4958. References available.

CARVED ORANGE AND HONEY GLAZED HAM, manuka smoked Mt Cook salmon, minted new potatoes, trifle, Christmas pudding and so much more...is your mouth watering yet? Thought so! Book your Christmas dinner at Edgewater today, $90 per adult and $45 per child. Get in quick to confirm your family's spot between 12.30 – 6.50pm by calling 443 0011.

THE LUGGATE HOTEL PRESENTS 'THE HARD YARDS' performing live - Friday 14th December 8pm. Don't miss this professional covers duo, they're awesome! Why not come in for dinner first? Courtesy coach available. Ph 443 8523.

IS YOUR BODY READY FOR A SUMMER OF FUN? Unresolved accident injuries, persistent aches and pains, inflexibility, acute and chronic conditions, dizziness, hip complaints, chronic muscle tension. Resolve with specialist muscle, nerve & joint care treatments. Deep tissue, joint alignment, neuromuscular. Get the treatment you deserve for a truly relaxing & comfortable summer! Deeper analysis for premium results. Dr John Gibson Chiropractic Physician (ACC provider) can help you - call 443 6460.

TOYOTA VISTA 1991$1200 - REG & WOF March 2013. Reliable, cheap car. Chains, bike rack. Ph 021 0279 3628.

RESTAURANT STAFF WANTED FOR A FUN and busy town restaurant. Flexible hours. Positive attitude is a must. Experience not so much. Please call or text 021 500 310.

LOST, MISPLACED, BORROWED? ON FRIDAY NIGHT - black Arcteryx puffer jacket with orange bead around hood. Would love to get it back. Call/text me 0211 526 895.

UPSIDE-DOWN BEER GLASSES, LEVITATING PENS, puzzles and other oddities only found here - the shop at Puzzling World has the "wow" gift this Xmas.

HOUSESITTER AVAILABLE - LOCAL WOMAN happy to take care of your home plus love, exercise, feed & water your pets and gardens this summer. Stay of 3 plus weeks preferred. Ph 021 476 629 or email wanakahousesitter@gmail.com

HOLIDAY HOME FOR RENT OVER XMAS BREAK - 3 bedrooms, modern, pool, hot tub. Call 021 556 355.

SHOWERDOME. Call 0211 788 589 or 443 2001.

GIVE THE GIFT OF AN EXPERIENCE THIS XMAS. $129 will buy a 20 min trial flight over Lake Wanaka where you get to take the controls and fly, and take a passenger along for free! Call Wanaka Flight Training on (03) 443 4043 or email www.learntoflynz.com.  

NEVAN HOTPANTS JEFFERIES - Thank you for helping me live my dream life, with my dream family, in my dream town. I love you. XX and a big O, Gray.

WAXING SPECIAL – 20% OFF FOR DECEMBER at Nirvana Retreat www.nirvanaretreat.co.nz or phone Kim 443 2252.

CHEAP WASHING MACHINE - MAKE US AN OFFER or a box of Speights for a Kelvinator that still works well. New hoses, sticky start button. Pick up from Lake Hawea.  Ph 021 816 812.

SPEND $10 AT THE WANAKA FARMERS MARKET and be in to win a fantastic Xmas hamper! Thursday 4pm Pembroke Park.

JOIN VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS AT PUZZLING WORLD without paying full price each time - "Puzzling Pass". Order on-line or in shop.

BULLOCK BAR GRILL - GREAT FOOD, GREAT VENUE. Check it out! Open daily from 6pm. Plenty of parking.

HOW ABOUT GIVING THE GIFT OF WELL BEING this Christmas? Pilates is the smart way to exercise, increasing your suppleness and strength. At Core Strength Pilates we have gift vouchers available for all your loved ones who are difficult to buy for. Our studio classes are small group classes with individual attention from our expert instructors. Or try our mat classes for general strength and flexibility. Call 443 1711 to find out what the best Pilates class type will be for you. Special deal for December receives $20 off the initial one hour one on one and five studio class price.

MASSAGE IN WANAKA. ORDER A GIFT VOUCHER ONLINE! Remedial, sports, deep tissue or relaxation massage. Get the result you want with professional massage therapy in a central location without the spa price. www.massageinwanaka.co.nz Call 443 8448. Simply good massage since 1992.

THE LUGGATE HOTEL PRESENTS 'THE HARD YARDS' performing live - Friday 14th December 8pm. Don't miss this professional covers duo, they're awesome! Why not come in for dinner first? Courtesy coach available. Ph 443 8523.

JACKSON BAY HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION. Enjoy a total change of environment in the quiet seaside town of Jackson Bay. Great base for fishing, other outdoor activities, or just relaxing. Less than 2 hours drive from Wanaka over the Haast Pass. http://www.holidayhouses.co.nz/properties/17004.asp

OSTEOPATHY FOR HEALTH! A normal response to osteopathic treatment is an improvement in one's sense of health and wellbeing: a bonus to relief from pain! Book today with the Wanaka Osteopathic Clinic on 444 6783 or visit www.wanakaosteopathic.co.nz

GARAGE SALE SATURDAY 15/12/12 - 96 TOTARA TCE from 10am selling clothes, toys, books, bric a brac and lots more. Grab a bargain for Christmas.

SATURDAY 15TH JUNK FOOD RECORDINGS presents DJ Alias at Mint Bar. Free entry get in!!!!

WANACLEANCAR CAR GROOMING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE from 18th December to 3rd January so get the Christmas groom done early or we shall see you in the New Year. Merry Christmas Wanaka! For bookings phone 021 0294 2908 (Richard) or 443 5772 (message).

THE BOATSHED WANAKA SPECIALISTS IN MARINE inboard and outboard engine service and repair. Catering for all makes and models, old and new. Find us on facebook or ph 443 6260.

METAL SCULPTOR - ERNIE MALUSCHNIG Commission one for a special occasion or Christmas gift. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz. Workshop / display space, 54 Ballantyne Rd, ph 443 1760.

MAC GIRLS SUMMER SCHOOL UNIFORM. Culottes size S, Polo size 12, Jersery 92cm. Only worn for 5 weeks very good condition. $170. Ph 443 2004.

SAILZ LAKE HAWEA GENERAL STORE STOCKS fresh meat from Sausage Alley Clyde, fresh fruit and vege from Wanaka Fresh and Hawea Spray Free GardenFoodz. Lamb legs $12.50kg and half hams $58. Sailz - Your one stop shop.

FISHER & PAYKEL STOVE FOR SALE: White, free standing with solid elements. Excellent condition. $300. Phone 443 2611.

'TIS THE SEASON TO EAT HOLLY OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT. If your trees don't look appetising, call Tree Tamers and we'll whip up something festive. Ph 0272 751 268. www.treetamers.co.nz

ASPIRING MOTEL IS SEEKING HOUSEKEEPING STAFF! Please pop in or call Ziggy on 443 7816 if interested. Thank you.

FRAN'S SPECIAL THIS WEEK - Smoked ham, artichoke, rocket, mozzarella, tomato base. Small $10, Large $20. Francesca's Woodfired Pizzas, 67 Brownston St. 0800GO4PIZZA.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON. The salon will be closed Christmas Day through to 3rd January. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our clients. Phone 443 5898.

MINT BAR DOUBLE WEEKEND. Friday 14th DJ's C:She and Looney Tunes team up to bring you a night of epic beats from 10 pm, Saturday night Junkfood recordings presents DJ Alias (Fastcrew), back in Wanaka for another round and set to get you bouncing into the wee hours. Free entry all night long and $10 jars.

WANAKA ORGANICS WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE who supported our Enviro school fundraiser last month. The money raised will allow our kids to put the story back into their food!

GET THE WOW FACTOR AT EMMA FOR BEAUTY! Specialising in St Tropez spray tanning, Temptu (airbrush) makeup artistry, Shellac and all of your essential beauty treatments. Ph 443 6392. wwwemmaforbeauty.co.nz

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN NASTY NEIL PLAYING FROM from 8pm. Ace of Spades Jackpot is up to $250. Your number gets drawn, you get to pick a card. Pokies!! Courtesy coach ph 443 4545.

FRESH JUICES COMING SOON TO COFFEE CURE! The perfect complement to your visit to the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. Just in time for summer. Coffee Cure, open Monday-Friday 8-5pm.

BABY BUNNIES FOR SALE. 5 CUTE PET BUNNIES for sale. Black or black & white. $15 each. Ph 443 2880 or 021 466 424.

THE WANAKA FARMERS MARKETMAKE THURSDAY your shopping day, locals supporting locals, 4pm Pembroke Park.

THE YARD! THE ONE STOP SHOP FOR LANDSCAPING design and supplies. Bark, compost, top soil, aggregates, firewood, mulch. Delivery or loan trailer available. The Yard, 14 Reece Crescent, Wanaka 03 443 5069.

CROSSTRAINER FOR SALE: IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, $180 ono. Ph 443 8204 or txt 0274 935 591.

MASSAGE GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE FROM Remedial Massage by Sonia. Treat your loved ones for Christmas! Clinic and mobile service available. Call 021 248 771.

BOOKING KEEPING SERVICE - DONT GET BEHIND over summer. Call Barbara who has 20 years experience in GST, paye, invoicing, wages and admin etc. Great rates, friendly confidential service. Ph 443 2004 or 0211 605 648.

THIS COULD BE THE JOB THAT SUITS YOU perfectly. Telemarketers wanted. Sunday - Thursday, 4-8 in office. Ph: 443 6621. Come and try it.

GARAGE SALE COFFEE AND SCONESSATURDAY. 9-12. 4a Willowridge. Skis, snowboards and equipment and outerwear, clothing, bric-a-brac, books, plants and more! Ph 021 0256 8768

DEVON DAIRY FARMS IS LOOKING FOR A HIGHLY MOTIVATED mechanic experienced in all facets of farm machinery, (new and old). Be capable of performing A, B, and C service on vehicles, bikes, tractors, trucks etc. Good hourly rate and good working enviroment. Send CV to: brian.thompson@devondairy.co.nz or phone Brian on 0275 155 439.

XMAS VOUCHERS - GREAT PRESENT. Scenic flights. Lots of options. Phone Wanaka Helicopters on 443 1085 any time for details.

EMMA FOR BEAUTY WILL BE CLOSED FROM December 22nd until January 3rd. Thank you to all my loyal clients for your support this year! Merry Christmas! Kind regards, Emma.

HOUSEMATE(S) WANTED - FULLY FURNISHED ROOM with own bathroom available in sunny, modern house in Mount Iron area. 25+, clean, healthy, eco friendly, outdoorsy types would fit in well. $130 single or $170 couple + bills. Call Sophie on 443 2810 or 021 0239 5498. Non smokers only.

RESTAURANT STAFF WANTED FOR A FUN and busy town restaurant. Flexible hours. Positive attitude is a must. Experience not so much. Please call or text 021 500 310.

CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE 7pm St Ninian's Hawea Flat. Get there early for a costume or dress yourself as an angel or shepherd. Come join this traditional Hawea Community event! 

JIM'S GARDEN WILL HAVE SPRAY FREE NEW POTATOES for Xmas - Digging from 17th December. Look for sign on Anderson Rd.

FOR RENT AT LAKE HAWEA – Lovely warm house, 2 bedrooms, fully fenced, internal access garage, available for 6 months, maybe longer. $230 per week. Ph 0274 780 446.

KIAORA MAGAZINE RACK www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz image under "gifts". Choose your own colour. Still time before Xmas. Phone Metalworks 443 1760 or pop in to workshop / display space 54 Ballantyne Rd.

LANDSCAPE PLANS FOR NEW BUILDS, resource consent or garden makeovers. Practical, professional. 20+ years experience. Competitive rates. Dave Spedding (Dip Hort) 021 707 481 or 443 2721.

HANDYMAN SERVICE. ANYTHING from cleaning gutters to custom built gates and fences, balustrades, pergolas, decks, engineering and repairs. Call Handy Solutions 443 4078 or 0272 080 175.

RECYCLE YOUR OLD TV TO PROTECT OUR BEAUTIFUL LAND and precious water from toxic chemicals. $25 covers safe recycling costs. Wanaka Wastebusters e-Cycle depot, Ballantyne Rd. 8am-5.30pm, seven days.

FAMILY HOUSE WANTED TO RENT with a log burner and preferably fenced, from end of February. Phone 0272 737 183 or 443 5454.

CHEFS WANTED TO JOIN THE BUSY CREW at the Lone Star. Must have experience in a busy kitchen and take pride in food presentation and cleanliness. Drop your CV in to 50 Cardrona Valley Road.

PACIFICAVA ART STUDIO - POP UP GALLERY in the Showroom next to Print It. A selection of artwork on display and available for purchase. Or make your own Christmas table setting or wreaths. Selection of flowers etc available - prices start from $5. Pop Up Gallery, PacifiCaVa Art Studio, 11 Brownston St or phone 0272 462 702. Thurs, Fri, Sat 20th, 21st and 22nd December.

GLASS BALUSTRADES Euroglass Systems to suit any requirement. Contact Adrian 0274 417 333. Showroom 12 Frederick St. Phone 443 1719.

XMAS FLOWER CLASSES AVAILABLECOME ALONG AND CHOOSE from our selection of flowers and activities on offer - from Xmas table arrangements, floral sushi, birch stick and living wreaths! Where! Pop up Gallery in the Showroom beside Print It. Available all day - December 20th, 21st and 22nd - PacifiCaVa Art Studio, Wanaka. Original artwork available too.

CHANNELLED MEDITATION AND GUIDANCE in the Way of Love. Gatherings on Thursday evenings 7.30 - 9pm. Phone Rosanne 443 6211 or 0273 906 238.

ZUMBA FITNESS® WITH YAEH - LAST CLASS for 2012 tonight! To celebrate our last class for 2012 and get into the Christmas spirit tonight's class is free entry as a big thank you for all your support this year!! See you at 7pm at the Presbyterian Church Hall, Tenby Street. 2013 classes start up on 7th January! For more info contact Yaeh - 021 0279 5639, visitwww.zumbalove.co.nz. Find 'Zumba Wanaka' on Facebook!

CHRISTMAS LILIES AVAILABLE NOW AT CALTEX. Highly scented, fresh from growers" fields. Regale and Longliflorum. Available at Caltex.

YOGA/MEDITATION - HAWEA FLAT HALL, THURSDAYS 6:30-8pm, $10. Bring 2 pillows/towels for meditation. Come stretch, then relax. Robyn 0276 448 005.

WWW.ASPIRING AUTOCOURT.CO.NZ to view over 40 vehicles and see what new cars and 4wds are arriving.

ONE THE FIRST DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY OWNER GAVE to me: Five chirping chicks, four springy worms, three fuzz bugs, two fluffy bunnies and a mystery mouse octopus. "Cool as" toys for the purr-fect friend at Christmas. Aspiring Vets, 42C Anderson Road, ph 443 7262.

TANGOS CAFE. BARISTA WANTED. Apply with CV to alnval@clear.net.nz or phone 0274 548 705 or apply in person at 105 Ardmore Street.

PRIVATE SALE: 3 BEDROOM 2 BATHROOM HOME WITH GARAGE, landscaped organic 1253m2 section with tunnel house. Fully insulated warm and sunny, with views of Hawea hills and 2 mins walk from lake. Quiet cul-de-sac, great neighbours! Photos on trademe #APB479 asking $395k. No agents please. Ph 03 443 6454.

TOUCH RUGBY - 6.30pm Base vs TouchNGo - ref PhilthyBandits,.GenieWallet vs Unknowns - ref CantTouchThis. TouchingCloth vs WiiNotFit - ref Trout. TouchMeThere vs Stags - ref Stack. 7.00pm ParkBoys vs PhilthyBandits - ref Stags. Edgewater vs Storm - ref Unknowns. Trout vs OldMates - ref D. CantTouchThis vs Stack - ref TouchMeThere.

WATER QUALITY A PROBLEM? Pure Water Central Ltd can help you with all your water filtration requirements. Water filters, water tests, ultraviolet systems, water coolers and more. Free phone Mark 0800 945 372 or 0275 021 234.

CAR GROOMING GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE FOR ALL LEVELS of car grooming from Wanacleancar. A very practical Christmas gift! Phone Richard on 021 0294 2908 or 443 5772 (message).

FLAIR HAIR NEWS - NOOPEN SATURDAY. Free Wifi in Salon. Xmas Gift Vouchers and TIGI Gift Packs. Phone 443 7727.

EMERSONS PILSNER ON TAP at Pembroke Wines and Spirits. Enjoy a pint in our bar or fill up a rigger to take home.

CHEF WANTED AT URBAN GRIND. Pop in and have a chat with Matz at 72 Ardmore Street.

SASANOKI'S NEW COUNTER, after Hisashi's geisha toilet, in place. Come have a look. Cannot be seen over the phone. Come see for yourself. Sasanoki  443 6474.

STUCK FOR A GREAT XMAS GIFT IDEA? Why not surprise that special person with a gift voucher for a 1941 Vintage Tiger Moth flight over Lake Wanaka. www.classicflights.co.nz or 443 4043.

GARAGE SALE - 4 HOGAN LANE, 15TH December, 9am start. Everything must go! Bunks, tools, clothes etc. Lots of stuff.

LAKE HAWEA COMMUNITY CENTRE - FUNDRAISING CALENDARS - beautiful pictures, local scenes. $15 each. Phone Linda 03 443 6744.

PART TIME/FULL TIME STAFF REQUIRED - Kitchen and Front of House, as required. Please email CV to: cowrestaurantwanaka@hotmail.co.nz or call into The Cow.

COMMERCIAL BUILDING FOR LEASE. 2 bays at 70.8 sqm each in new industrial area. Can be leased as one lot, individual bays, storage etc. Phone 443 1175 or 0274 443 639.

CHRISTMAS STOCKING STUFFERS - Quality metal diecast cars/trucks in boxes. Perfect for Christmas gifts, cars only $3.50 at Caltex.

GIVE THE GIFT OF TRAVEL THIS CHRISTMAS! Flight Centre gift cards available. Come and see the team at Wanaka Flight Centre, call 03 443 4101 or email wanaka@flightcentre.co.nz

STUCK FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENT IDEAS? – GIVE THE GIFT OF TRAVEL with a World Travellers Wanaka travel voucher. The perfect present for that person who has everything! The perfect gift. Call in and see us at 103 Ardmore Street, beside Tangos. World Travellers Wanaka ph 03 443 7414.

HANDYMAN AND CARPENTRY SERVICE. Phone 0211 788 589 or 443 2001.

STAFF NEEDED AT THE LAKE HAWEA HOTEL FOR SUMMERLANDS FESTIVAL on 2nd Jan and the New Year period. Please call 443 1224 for more details.

HONDA HORNET 900 - IMMACULATE CONDITION. 05 model with only 8500km. Can view Trademe listing 539604445. Price $7200. Ph 443 4243 or 0276 222 081.

BEDS- ONE DOUBLE AND TWO SINGLE with bedheads and mattresses. Good condition. Phone 0272 906 311.

WARDROBE OVERHAULS – Cut It Joinery can maximise your wardrobe space. Call 443 5031 or 0274 911 955 for a free quote. Renovating at same time – no problem. All work carried out by a Licenced BP #116027.

A BIG, BIG THANK YOU FROM CARDRONA 150 YEARS of Gold & Cardrona Vintage Fair to all visitors, volunteers and valued sponsors. You made it happen!

4 PERSON TENT - EXCELLENT CONDITION, large awning, 4 doors, 2 windows. Must see $180 ono. Ph 443 1953 or 021 0222 0863.

TRAILER FOR SALE. 1.2M X 1.8M inside measurement. Last WOF 16.03.2012. Phone 03 443 7913 or 0276 113 532.

ORGANIC SOLAR POWERED FARM FOR SALE - 8.6 acres. Hawea Flat - stunning views. Fruit and nut orchards, vege garden plus tunnel house. 2 bedroom home, plus 2 sleepouts. Quiet, tranquil, stand alone property. Ph 0223 198 033 or 03 443 2099.

MARQUEES FOR HIRE - 4x4, 8x4, 5x5, 6x6, 9x6, 12x6, 10x5, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, 10x25,10x30. Call Brent on 443 8966.

THE LUGGATE HOTEL'S SUNDAY SESSION this week featuring the lovely Liv McBride from 3pm – come and have lunch, a cool drink and relax in our sunny garden bar!

WANTED FAMILY TO RENT OUR 4 BEDROOM, one and a half bathroom home. 1st February 2013 to July 2013. Fully furnished. Established, quiet area near Edgewater and lake. $400 per week. Phone Maree 443 6235 or 0210 331 232.

HOSPO STAFF WANTED AT URBAN GRIND. Drop in your CV to 72 Ardmore Street.

FOR SALE: TWO WOOD TURNING LATHES and two fridges - small and large. And 2hp outboard motor. Open to offers. Ph 0277 227 969.

SUMMERDAZE FESTIVAL 2012, 31 Dec 2012 – 31 Jan 2013. Check out the action packed calendar of events and come and join us for the festivities. Visit www.summerdaze.co.nz

JORGE TAIL TEE, JORGE EYES OFF tie tank and Jorge give it up layer tank.... what are these? Come check them out at Cherry. Jorge tops from $34.99!! Cherry - Feminine fashion for today, tonight and tomorrow. 39 Helwick Street.

THE MERINO STORY: GET READY FOR XMAS. Call and see our hankies, socks, tee shirts, fashion, clothes. 63b Brownston Street.

WANTED 20FT SHIPPING CONTAINER! Will also consider other sizes if available. Please contact Ziggy on 021 890 810 if you have any information. Thanks!

WANAKA DISTRICTS CLUB - CHILDRENS CHRISTMAS PARTY - 16th Dec, Sunday from 1pm. Santa, games, lolly scramble, face painting, Mr Whippy - BBQ operating. Parents please bring a "named present" up to the value of $15. What a great day!

DETOX TIPS AND TOOLS FOR ABUNDANT ENERGY, perfect weight, improved digestion, glowing skin, emotional balance & mental clarity at Nirvana Retreat www.nirvanaretreat.co.nz or phone Kim 443 2252.

BREAD - ORGANIC, SOURDOUGH, WHEAT, SPELT, rye, oat, glutenfree. Fresh in Fridays at Wholefood Haven, 24 Dungarvon Street. Phone 443 8801.

PONY FOR SALE - WE HAVE A LEAD PONY FOR SALE as our children have outgrown her. All her gear will be included (saddle, bridle, cover and halter). If you are interested please call Annabel on 443 6001.

MASSAGE THERAPY. SPORTS - DEEP TISSUE - Relaxation massage. Treatment work, stress relief to rejuvenate. Ursula Krebs, Dipl. Massage Therapist. Phone 0276 602 271. Mobile service available 7 days.

GLASSWARE FOR HIRE - FOR ALL YOUR PARTY HIRE needs call Brent at Wanaka Marquee & Party Hire on 443 8966.

THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AT MCGREGORS ON REECE come in and grab a burger and get your first drink for half price!

YES, RIKA IS BUSY, BUT HAS TIME to work her magic on your hair. Please ring 0273 169 463. Your Hair Fairy.

NEED CHILDCARE DURING THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS? 23 year old local female available to look after your children while you work during the day, or babysit in the evening. Experienced, with own transport. Contact Laura on 0221 691 512 or laura-wanaka@hotmail.com for more info.

HAIR THOU ART WORKSHOP AND MOBILE specialising in natural products. Luminart colour, low-no ammonia, with kakadu plum, bamboo extract, sunflower and olive. Creative techniques, texture waves, body waves, spiral waves. Weddings, hair-ups, hair extensions and dreadlocks. Phone Kirstin on 443 9545 www.hairthouart.co.nz.

CHILDMINDER - FINISHED FIRST YEAR of B of Ed Primary Teaching. Perfect for last minute Christmas shopping for the kids and here over summer. $14 per hour. Ph Johannah 443 5202 or 0210 447 274.

FOR ALL YOUR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS - Toys for the young and old - National Transport and Toy Museum near Wanaka Airport.

PRESBYTERIAN CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE 9.30AM LAKE WANAKA CENTRE. Because our Church is under construction, we're going to take over the LWC! Children bring your best presents!

CHALLENGE WANAKA NEEDS YOU for all sorts of exciting positions. Massage, kayak and motorbike volunteers needed. Sign up online. www.challenge-wanaka.com

GREEN TOAD SUMMER HIRE & GIFT STORE, electric mountain bikes $40 per day, mountain bikes (hardtails) $25 per day. Lakefront, behind Boa Boa and Dough Bin. Phone 03 443 4315.

MCGREGORS ON FREDERICK REQUIRE A SHOP ASSISTANto start in the New Year. Awesome job. Full time, Mon-Friday. Stat days and weekends off. Pop up and see Debbie in the shop with your CV.

TANGOS CAFÉ - WANTED FRONT OF HOUSE STAFF. Apply with CV to alnval@clear.net.nz or phone 0274 548 705 or apply in person to 105 Ardmore Street.

MOORING BLOCK FOR SALE - Loader tyre filled with concrete. 1100kg certified. Freshwater use only. 10m/13mm chain. 9m/20mm chain. Some surface scaling rust. Not worn. All shackles in good order. Phone 03 443 1698.

GOLDVIEW POTATOES - JERSEY BENNIE, DESIREE AND HEATHER. Dug daily. Taking orders for Christmas, 42 Kennels Lane (look for the sign). Ph 443 7211 or 0273 241 121.

WANAKA WI-FI HOTSPOT - LAKEFRONT, CBD AND PARTICIPATING CAFE-BARS. Superfast Internet VDSL2 Highspeed Broadband. Timecodes from Internet Cafe, upstairs 3 Helwick Street.

BULLOCK BAR BOTTLE STORE - FUNCTIONS A SPECIALITY. You ask, we can help. Specials this week Lion Brown 18pk cans $19.99 and Speights 24's $35.99. Stock up for Christmas. Open daily. Plenty of parking.

WANAKLEAN DOG - GROOMING, CLIPPING and bathing. To make an appointment call Emily on 0275 110 282.

LASER ELECTRICAL WANAKA for all of your electrical needs. "Totally dependable". Phone Jerry Shepherd 443 5276.

FRANCESCA'S PIZZAS - NEW OPENING HOURS Wednesday - Friday, 4pm - 9pm. Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 9pm. 67 Brownston Street. Delivery available. 0800GO4PIZZA

2013 SOUTHERN LAKES FISHING CALENDAR. Limited edition. All photos from the region. Great Xmas idea. $25 phone Mark 443 4486.

HAVAIANAS, SKULLCANDY, NIXON, NEFF and more great brands instore provide awesome stocking fillers at great prices! Let the crew at Base help out with your Christmas treats!

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL XMAS PARTY SHOUT - Pig on the spit, salad bar, face-painting for the kids, Santa and lolly scramble. 5pm Saturday 22nd December from 5pm onwards.

PICTURE THIS. HOT SUNNY DAY AT THE BEACH, barbeque and a cool drink, refreshing swim and maybe a bit of waterskiing? That's what we are doing on Boxing Day while all of the other retailers are open, and that's why our Boxing Day Sale starts today! Open today and every day 9am - 5pm until Dec 22nd! The Bike Lounge, 12 Frederick St, Wanaka. 03 428 4270.

HELP US TO HELP YOU! IF YOU HAVE A CHRISTMAS FUNCTION or party on where you know people will require a cab home, let us know and we will try to put on extra drivers. Cheers, Yello! 0800 443 5555.

RABBIT PASS WITH ASPIRING GUIDES. One of our most challenging Wild Walks - a 4 day trip over Rabbit Pass. Enjoy some of the most spectacular terrain this region has to offer under the guidance of one of our experienced Wild Walks guides. Light packs. Join our group 12-15 Jan or get your own group together for dates to suit. Check out www.aspiringguides.com, visit us above Relishes Cafe, or call 443 9422.

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES, dug daily. Now available at Selectrix. For Christmas orders ph 443 4123.

XMAS TREES FRESHLY CUT - XMAS TREES DELIVERED to your door. Phone Henry, Max or Nico on 443 8824 or s.d.schikker@xtra.co.nz

PART TIME CLEANER REQUIRED – TO WORK IN PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL, holiday homes and companies. Previous experience would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given to the right mature person. If this sounds like you call Val 021 0222 4341.

BUCHAN'S MOBILE BUTCHER covering the entire Upper Clutha area. On property kill, hung and refrigerated on site. Also, cut down and packaged. Prompt service. All enquiries to Grant on 0211 023 602. Owned and operated from Luggate.

OFFICE SERVICES - A3/A4 PRINTING, COPYING, SCANNING, faxing, email. Internet Access on computers with USB and Camera Card support. Upstairs, 3 Helwick Street.

SUMMER SPECIAL - GREEN FIREWOOD for sale for next year. Discount. Ph Brent 0274 403 054 or Kevin 021 512 510.

NO ONE DOES CHRISTMAS DAY LIKE EDGEWATER! Let us do the hard work for you, so you can just enjoy your Christmas day. We have the works, from ham to lamb, pork to trifle, potatoes to pudding and much, much more. It costs just $90 per adult and $45 per child! Call 443 0011 now to book your spot between 12.30 –6.50pm. Merry Christmas.

A BIG, BIG THANK YOU FROM CARDRONA 150 YEARS of Gold & Cardrona Vintage Fair to all visitors, volunteers and valued sponsors. You made it happen!

PET CHECK - NEED YOUR CAT, DOG, PLANTS fed and watered while you are away on holiday? Call Dee 021 0241 0685.

WANAKA MARINE CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN SPECIAL – only 2 weeks till Xmas. Get 12% off any water sports accessories!! Ski gloves, ski/wakeboard bags, inflatable repair kits and ski ropes! New summer arrivals in store now. www.wanakamarine.co.nz. Ph 443 9062.

CHRISTMAS DAY DINING AT EDGEWATER: Does the thought of entertaining the whole family at home seem a bit daunting? Why not try something different? Edgewater has a spectacular buffet on offer from 12.30pm-6.50pm on Christmas Day, offering a traditional Christmas meal. Have a stress free Christmas meal for just $90 per adult and $45 per child! Call 443 0011 to confirm your table today.

1992 TOYOTA PREVIA XL WAGON - Wof until May13. Reg until Jan13. Fold out double bed and bedding, cooker and utensils included. $2200 ono. Call/text 0221 979 171.

FULL DENTURE SERVICE - NEW DENTURES, repairs, relines, partial denture. Gerald Byrne Clinical. Den.Techn. Experienced and affordable. Phone 443 9433 or 0276 348 793.

WANT TO BUY ONE-OFF PRESENTS THAT DON'T COST the earth and won't break the bank? Try Wanaka Wastebusters; our gift table changes daily and we have gift vouchers too. Open 8am-5.30pm seven days, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

WHY DOES MESSENGER ADVERTISING WORK? Because your target market is searching for your ad - make it work for you. Online, by email or even over the counter. It is easy to place your advert - 11 Brownston St, Wanaka. Phone 443 7804 or www.mymessenger.co.nz. By email to messenger@printit.co.nz

NEW AND VIBRANT ART IS ARRIVING WEEKLY at the Sunday Craft Market. Pop down this week and check it out!

IS YOUR BODY READY FOR A SUMMER OF FUN? Unresolved accident injuries, persistent aches and pains, inflexibility, acute and chronic conditions, dizziness, hip complaints, chronic muscle tension. Resolve with specialist muscle, nerve & joint care treatments. Deep tissue, joint alignment, neuromuscular. Get the treatment you deserve for a truly relaxing & comfortable summer! Deeper analysis for premium results. Dr John Gibson Chiropractic Physician (ACC provider) can help you - call 443 6460.

COT FOR SALE - WHITE, WITH MATTRESS $70. Double Jogging buggy $25. Basic stroller, orange $5. Call Abi 443 5334.

EXCITING NEW START UP COMPANY with office space for rent. We have a large office with full facilities including WiFi, printer/scanner, kitchen and boardroom. Two monthly rental desks up for grabs. Call now to make one of them yours! Ph 021 0259 2850.

SPRING BLOSSOM SCENTS, THE CRISP COOL MORNING AIR, fresh green leaves foretell, autumns falling colours. Tree Tamers, poets with chainsaws 0272 751 268 www.treetamers.co.nz

CRUISEY CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AT THE CRAFT MARKET this Sunday. Market Corner, Pembroke Park from 10am. Lots of unique gift ideas.

GARAGE SALE - SAT 15TH - FURNITURE, GOLF CLUBS, womens clothes/shoes (size 10/37), household items, linen, handbags, books, CDs plus more. Come and make an offer. Sat 15th, 9:30am-1:30pm. 1 Rimu Lane.

FLY AND SPIDER SPRAYING. No mess with JAE Pest Control. Spraying warranted up to one year by local operator. Ph 0274 391 675 or a/h 443 1150.

GARAGE SALE MASSIVE... 9.30 - 4.00 Saturday 15th at Odd Spot. On the corner of Anderson Rd and Link Way. See you there for loads of cool stuff at giveaway prices.

RENTAL WANTED FOR 6-12 MONTHS, FROM END OF JAN '13 for family of 3 while building. Need 2+bedrooms, garage, Wanaka, Albert Town or Luggate. We have 2 med/small dogs, well behaved and well exercised so fenced property or yard preferred. Tracey or Brett 443 6291.

FRESH FLOWERS available now at Caltex Wanaka. Market fresh, large selection, great prices. Caltex Wanaka.

SUP (STAND UP PADDLE) LESSONS AND SESSIONS with the most winning athlete of 2012 - Annabel Anderson. Book now 021 0821 7266.

COMPLETE KITCHEN FOR SALE: (We are remodelling), in good order. Includes newish dishwasher, gas cooktop and large pantry. This will be dismantled and available mid January. Phone 443 1196 or 0210 460 785.

COUCHES - 2 MATCHING, COMFY, $400, dining table and 6 chairs $200, single beds including headboards, electric blankets etc $300 the lot. Phone 443 8439.

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK! SATURDAY 5.30pm! Get your jingle on!! Bring a picnic or enjoy the Lions Club BBQ. Join in community carols and hear a special story for children. Donations of food to Community Networks Foodbank. 

EDI GARRETT - AN EXCITING NEW FASHION LABEL made in Wanaka, now available online at 'edigarrett.com'. Come and check us out.

MASSAGE AT WANAKA HEALTH, providing pain recovery management for all repetitive strain, sport training injury or long term ailments. A tailored massage to your specific needs. Your body is our priority. Gift vouchers available for Xmas. $67.50 for 3 x half hour massage visits at Wanaka Health value $150. Discount 55% save $82.50. Phone 443 7055. The team at Wanaka Health wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. They offer chiropractic, physiotherapy, acupuncture and massage therapy services. As an integrative clinic, you can be sure that you'll receive the very best combination of treatments to ensure the fastest possible recovery. Life, Growth, Movement.

'WHAT'SUP? PADDLEBOARDING IS HERE and Wanaka's very own SUP World Champion is back. It's fun and easy if you learn the tips and tricks from the start. Book your session with Annabel now. Ph 021 0821 7266.

DRY WILLOW FIREWOOD. $50/M DELIVERED Wanaka Area, Phone 443 9368.

ROCK IN THE NEW YEAR WITH FRIENDS - SAILZ LAKE HAWEA presents Bobby Mitchell,spanning the decades, entertaining on New Year's Eve. 

KITZ ON HELWICK - FOR EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL for you and your home. Fashion, jewellery, handbags plus homewares, kitchen and linen. www.kitz.net.nz or phone 443 7481.

WANAKA PARASAILING OPERATING FROM THIS SATURDAY. Come and celebrate with us. Great locals' discounts. For more information phone Fiona 021 500 764.

MASSAGE THERAPIST KAREN HAYWARD is now working from home. Just $50 for a one hour relaxation or deep tissue massage. Gift vouchers available. Phone 443 5744 or  0212 096 333 for appointment.

MOVING HOUSE SOON? CARTONS, BOXES AND PACKING available now from Wanaka Removals. Whether packing or moving, call for assistance on 443 2220.