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4 September 2013



HORSE MANURE FOR THE GARDEN - matured horse manure compost heap, excited yet? $30 per trailer load (1m3) you collect. Call Amanda 03 443 4555.

CHEF REQUIRED AT URBAN GRIND. Full time position. Drop in and see one of the kitchen team at 72 Ardmore Street.

TOYOTA ESTIMA 2000 FOR SALE. 8 seater, double sliding doors. Tidy. Great people mover. $6500 ono. Phone 021 915 573.

MESSENGER DELIVERY - The Messenger is delivered free, every Wednesday to Wanaka, Albert Town, Lake Hawea, Luggate and rural delivery. If you are not getting your Messenger delivered, please don't hesitate to let us know. Contact service@printit.co.nz with Messenger Delivery in the subject line - remember to let us know your address, or call 03 443 7804.

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.

WANAKLEAN DOG - GROOMING, clipping and bathing. Call Emily on 0275 110 212 to make an appointment.

LEARN TO SING THE BASICS CORRECTLY with Ricci. Author of "I Can Sing But Where Is My Voice?" Tel: 443 9457 or 0274 448 127.

SOEUR FASHION COLLECTION - September 8th, 9th, Sunday and Monday 10am - 4pm. New agent and location. 23 Gallaway Terrace, Stoneycreek. Come have a look.

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

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.

AMS WANAKA WILL BE CLOSED FROM 5th to 10th September. We apologise for any inconvenience.

PEACE OF MIND. YOUR DOG HAPPY at my home while you're away. Taking bookings now until Dec 20. Pet Care Services. Phone 0212 011 121.

NZ DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE. Register now for the next course scheduled for the last week of September 2013. Phone Lyal 443 5750.

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

ASPIRING GLASS - For all your glass and glazing needs (free quotes) call Graham. Phone 443 2488 or 021 500 344.

KIDS' STUFF WANTED!! Lighthouse Church is after a kids' play gym/slide-playhouse etc, kids' toys, kids' table and chairs. Also wanting chairs/armchairs of any kind for our Wharenui. Call or txt Vanessa 021 555 963.

SALE ON MONS ROYALE at Base. 15-30% off the winter range.

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

BIRGIT IS BACK AT ALI BABAS for women's hairstyling next week - September 10th to 14th, then every second week. Phone 443 1722 for an appointment.

MASSAGE THERAPY - SPORTS, deep tissue, relaxation massage. Treatment work, stress relief. Ursula Krebs, Dipl. Massage Therapist Ch/NZ. Phone 0276 602 271, mobile service available.

SUMMER JOB IRRIGATING. K-line irrigating on Criffel Station, 35 - 40 hours per week. Could suit job share between two. Phone 0274 733 146.

FOR SALE: LOUNGE SUITES, 2 chairs and three seater couch which pulls out to double bed, 2 lounge suites green and 1 lounge suite blue. To view these please ph Lynley 443 8350. 

GREEN TOAD SNOWBOARD AND SKI RENTALS, 6 Pembroke Mall, behind Boa Boa Takeaways. Taking care of locals since 2003.

OPIUM BAR ARE LOOKING FOR more acoustic and live acts to add to our awesome array of musicians playing weeknights up at the bar. If you are interested in playing please call 0211 646 670.

THIS WEEK AT HONDY'S CAFE/BAR/TAKEAWAY & GRILL - Free pool. $5 locals' pints. $6 house wines and Dark Horse 8% bourbon & cola cans $24 $10. Courtesy coach available ph 443 5200 for a free ride.

BUILDERS! NEED A NEW SPARK in your life? Try Fred at Active Electro. Servicing Wanaka for over 15 years. Phone 03 443 4065.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN SATURDAY - Sit back and watch the All Blacks on the new big screen TV. Go in the draw to win a Steiny chilly bin. Great atmosphere, great food, courtesy coach. Free pick up and drop off. Ph 443 4545.

COFFEE HAPPY HOUR ½ PRICE COFFEE. Come in between 10am and 11 am Mon - Friday and all coffees are $2.50 only at the Bullock Bar Grill.

STEAK! WHEN ONLY THE BEST will do. ''Reserve" grade NZ beef, exclusively served at the Bullock Bar Grill, and The Luggate Hotel. 7 nights from 6pm. Come and taste the difference.

BROKEN PHONE SCREEN? I can fix it! Great rates and next day return. Call Elliot on 0204 0152 707.

BLACK PEAK BACKCOUNTRY TOUR: Join us for an incredible 3 day backcountry skiing/boarding tour from our private hut at Black Peak (behind Treble Cone). 9-10-11 September. Only one space available. For information contact Aspiring Guides, www.aspiringguides.com or 03 443 9422 (above Relishes Cafe, 99 Ardmore St).

DRIVING LESSONS. For effective professional driver training call Lyal 443 5750.

$$$$ $$$$ EARN INSTANT CASH at The Walk In Wardrobe in Queenstown, Beech Tree Arcade, Shotover St. when you bring us your pre loved clothing. This is a beautiful, unique pre loved fashion boutique offering an amazing selection of world-wide labels with an average price point of $26. We are looking for: Men's and ladies fashion, jewellery, snowboard gear, footwear and accessories, they must be in excellent condition. Check out www.thewalkinwardrobe.co.nz or like us on face book to see our latest promotions and offers.

FLAIR HAIR DESIGN EXTENDED SPRING HOURS commence 12/09/13. Appts available for Saturdays and late nights Tues, Weds, Thurs for your convenience. Book now 443 7727.

CREEK CAFE BAR WINTER WARM UPS! This Friday night "Aloha or Die" is playing from 6.30pm. Happy hour is 5.30 - 6.30pm. $4 pints, $5 house wine, $5 Guinness and try our platters and light 'yums'. Come down for some awesome acoustic sounds!

LIVE MUSIC AT THE BULLOCK BAR – This Saturday the 7th we have the Yardmen after the rugby.

GARAGE SALE - 571 MT BARKER ROAD, Sunday 8th September. 8.30pm - midday. Household items; beds, chairs, fridge, washing machine, dryer etc.

8 FOOT SATIVA with 2 support acts. Opium 25th September 7pm. Tickets available. www.eventfinder.co.nz Limited tickets.

RANCH SLIDER FOR SALE: 1800 wide x 2050 high. Single glazed tinted glass. Right side opening and opening window on the other side. Still in place for viewing. Make an offer. T: 0274 743 529.

TO RENT: GORGEOUS, SPACIOUS 1 bedroom cottage overlooking Albert Town lagoon. Double glazed, well insulated, log burner, whiteware. Private, long term, no dogs. Suit employed couple. Trade Me ref dem 528. $260pw, tel 0274 897 222.

CASH BUYER LOOKING FOR 4 BEDROOM house in Wanaka around $500,000. If you are thinking of selling, call Paul Miller Harcourts on 0274 364 458. Licensed REAA 2008.

BULLOCK BAR EXPRESS LUNCHES – In a hurry? Rush on in, choose 2 things from the amazing selection and a can of drink all for $10 takeaway – too easy. Open every day from 7am, back of the Bullock Bar.

CLEANING POSITION AVAILABLE - YHA Wanaka Purple Cow. Immediate start, 25 - 30 hours per week. Work Visa required, commitment into summer preferred. Apply at reception, 94 Brownston St.

WINTER SALE RACK at Base. 15-40% off!

ENJOY THE SIMPLE PLEASURES of locally grown and produced food from the Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday 4pm Spencer House Mall.

ROYAL FOREST & BIRD SOCIETY INVITES you to attend: Saturday 14th September, restoration planting day, Mou Waho Island. Afternoon tea and guided walk. Bring your lunch and shovel. Limited space. For reservation contact Flo 443 5373.

CREEK CAFE BAR IS LOOKING FOR an experienced, self-motivated, knowledgeable evening chef. Must be qualified, have own knives etc. Please call us on 443 6262. Ask for Stacy or Selena.

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM AVAILABLE in modern house Mt Iron area. Must be clean and tidy. Rent includes WiFi and Sky and is available from 12 September but can be viewed now. Single $150 p/w + power, double $180 p/w + power. Phone/text Debbie 021 455 528.

WEEKNIGHTS THIS WEEK AT OPIUM we have "Aloha or Die" acoustic set on Tuesdays, Robbie acoustic set on Wednesday, and open mic/jam session on Sunday.

WANTED: MOTEL CLEANER TO JOIN OUR HAPPY TEAM. Would prefer local person for this casual position. Must be available to work school holidays. Apply Clearbrook Motel.

THREE WHITE LINEN DRUM PENDANTS for sale. New. RRP $289ea. Will sell for $180ea. Search 'Candice 650' on lightplan.co.nz. Two 600mm vanity wall lights. New. $60ea. Call 443 1573.

RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS? Would you like to keep your relationship together? Would you like help if your relationship is ending? Are you unsure what you want? Women's Support provide 24/7 confidential free support and advice. Phone 443 1448. www.womenssupport.org.nz  

2 BED FULLY FURNISHED FLAT with carport available from mid-September. Good rates for long term. Text Emilie on 021 374 844 for directions and to view. 

WHAT IS RIPPON FESTIVAL? The longest standing not-for-profit music festival in the country!

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

NEXT YOGA TERM WITH Jill and Swenja: start 16th September, classes Monday - Saturday. Back care, restorative and general classes. Timetable and contact www.wanakayoga.co.nz or call 443 7655.

GARAGE SALE, exciting collectables, homewares, furniture, clothing, tools. 3815 Luggage Highway, first house on the right past the 100km sign heading to Cromwell. Saturday 7th Sept 10 am - 2 pm. Ph 443 2667.

LANDSCAPE SCULPTURE - Ernie Maluschnig and Adam David workshop Metalworks Wanaka, 54 Ballantyne Rd. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz Ph 443 1760.

CRAFTY MARKET. Indie, alternative handcraft market at the Federal Diner courtyard. Sunday September 15th from 10 till 2. Handmade local crafty goodness. Clothes, knitwear, jewellery and more. See you there!

MINTI SUMMER - super cool baby and kids clothes – freshly landed at Gifted Design, 19 Helwick St. Ph 443 2035.

QUEBEC CITY IS THE CAPITAL OF the Canadian province of Quebec. Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. The ramparts surrounding Old Quebec are the only remaining fortified city walls that still exist in the Americas north of Mexico. The Messenger is available in Quebec City on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

GARAGE SALE: WHOLE HOUSEHOLD must go! Beds, tables, chairs, couch, shelves, kitchenware, books, toys etc. Saturday 7th September. 10am - 3pm, 16 Arklow St, Albert Town.

YES! WE ARE OPEN. Join us at Capriccio Restaurant for our tasty slow-cooked lamb shoulder and venison osso bucco specials. Watch the transformation as our building undergoes a big revamp, due to be finished mid spring.

PUPPY SITTER WANTED FOR THE DAYTIME only from Saturday 7th - Sunday 15th. 8 week old Lab/collie. Doesn't have to be everyday as I have Tues/Wed covered already. Just needs some play time and fed at lunch. Phone Jodie 021 356 343, cheers.

BASE2 WINTER SALE STARTS THURSDAY – 20% off outerwear, skis and snowboards, snowboard bindings and more. Base2 Winter Sale. 12 Helwick St.

LAKE MCKAY STATION ARE LOOKING FOR someone to shift K-line irrigation for the 2013-14 irrigation season, could suit to job share. Ph 0274 435 031.

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

BEER FOR BREAKFAST? Why not? Best hangover cure. Bacon and eggs $10 at the Bullock Bar Grill from 7am daily.

GIVE YOUR SENSES A TREAT. Why not join us at the Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday from 4pm Spencer House Mall.

GENERAL HANDYMAN, gardening, painting (interior & exterior) good rates call John 0274 479 433.

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.

NOVA BEAUTY THERAPY - Massage rituals, facial therapies, pedicures, manicures, make-up artistry, waxing, tinting and body treatments. Modern home-based studio. Available 7 days including evenings. Phone Nova 443 1077 or 0274 430 014.

A FULL GROOM FROM WANACLEANCAR INCLUDES every surface cleaned and treated, de-tarred and de-bugged. Includes interior shampoo - stain and smell removal. Also, paintwork cut and polished - scratch removal. Twice waxed and headlight restoration. Phone Richard on 0210 2942 908 or 443 5772 and leave a message.

SHADE.NZ custom made shade sails. Best quality. Install now for summer. Free quotes. Phone Sean 0272 407 970.

PINC AND STEEL CANCER REHABILITATION: is available for anyone who has had a cancer diagnosis. A personalised, 1:1 programme with a physiotherapist designed to help you return to the things you love. Call Vicky on 443 1711.

BUY 1, GET 1 ½ PRICE! Get your Schwarzkopf Essensity products while they last! At Alice Hair Salon!

YEW.TV SNOW FILM FESTIVAL AT THE PARADISO! Pull up a couch and soak in the best indie snowboard and ski films from this area. Tickets available at The Paradiso.

NCEA MATHS, ENGLISH & SCIENCE available at Kip McGrath. Enrol now to prepare for your external exams. Call Nikki 443 1547.

IF YOU VALUE YOUR TREES, YOU CAN TRUST TREE TAMERS! Local since 2003, owner operated, council approved arborists. Great testimonials on our website. Free quote from Milo 0272 751 268 or www.treetamers.co.nz

BACK CARE WORKSHOP THIS SUNDAY 8th September with Swenja Stellfeld 9am - 4pm. Cost $70. Phone 443 7655 or 0220 695 373 or www.wanakayoga.co.nz

POSITION AVAILABLE – Wyndham Vacation Resort is looking for a part time food and beverage attendant. The regular days of work would be Sunday, Monday & Tuesdays, approx 24 hrs per week, but must be flexible to fill other shifts if required. Bar Managers Licence preferred but not essential. Long term only need apply. Please email your CV with covering letter to deanne.nicholls@wyn.com or drop it in to reception at 109 Mt Aspiring Road, Wanaka.

CONSERVATORY/VERANDAH/OUTDOOR cane chairs (2) newly upholstered. Bottle green, very solid. Bought in Malaysia. Perfect condition. Phone 746 8211.

BULLOCK BAR BOTTLE STORE - 2 for $60, Gilbeys, Dewars 1L and Speights 24's $35.99.

SNOW FARM HUTS - Locals special! Have you experienced a night in the snow at one of our huts? Stay overnight for $90 per person including 2 days of pass & hire! Conditions apply - please inquire at info@snowfarmnz.com

FILMMAKER? SUBMIT YOUR FILM into the Yew.tv Snow Film Fest. We've got heaps of prizes and a screening at The Paradiso. Submissions close Sept 10th. www.yew.tv

4 X 4 IZUZU TROOPER $850 ono. Reconditioned engine, new battery, snow chains, but needs repairs for WOF. Phone 0223 909 466.

2 HOUSES IN SUNNY LAKE HAWEA for rent. A one and a two bed or can be sorted as one deal which would include 1 garage/2 carports/log burner/beauty fruit trees, vege garden and more. Long term preferred, but we are open to all ideas. Phone Corey or Jude on 443 5200 to discuss.

WANAKA WELLNESS RETAIL: Exclusively products only available at WW. Endura Sports Nutrition, Ionza water systems, Vitapurity etc. Elusive product? Ask us. www.wanakawellness.co.nz Phone 443 4668. 24 Dungarvon Street.

LANDSCAPING NOW. For all your landscaping requirements. Paving, lawns, irrigation. Everything outside the patio doors. Simon Elements Landscaping and Design. Phone 0274 400 504.

WHITE-BAITERS SPECIALS - In store at Wanaka Marine, 54 Anderson Road.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - Wanted full time permanent Duty Manager. Ph Wendy on 443 4545.

SADHANA LIVING; A farmer cultivates the land for renewal and growth. Treat the body like the land, tending its needs season after season to cultivate a fertile and ripe soil for growth. There is still space available for the 7 day supported home cleanse which is on offer throughout September. www.thesadhanastudio.com

PLANTING VOLUNTEERS! 250 native plants to go into the F&B ecological enhancement project, Shortcut Road Clutha River trail car park, Sat 7 Sept start 10am. Tools provided. Queries: Anne Steven 443 6766 or mob 0212 939 207.

FLORENCE'S FOODSTORE AND CAFE require a chef for three days a week. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday 7.30am - 4pm. Must be experienced and in Wanaka long term. Please send CV to info@florencesfoodstore.co.nz

GUITAR LESSONS PROVIDED. Theory, chords, songs, and solos. Good rates apply. Call Robert the Scottish Blues Boy on 0210 2692 021.

GREEN TOAD SNOWBOARD AND SKI SHOP. Chain hire, chain hire. Phone 03 443 4315.

FOR RENT: In Lake Hawea, 3 bedroom, plus sleep out, unfurnished family home. Across the road from the lake and close to town center. Sunny open plan living, dinning, kitchen, heated by a log fire. French doors onto a large sunny deck with lake views. En-suited sleep-out. Double garage. Available for long term rent. Phone 443 0045. www.accommodationwanaka.com

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

HANDCRAFTED FINNISH DARK RYE BREAD made with a unique Wild Yeast starter - and made to an authentic Finnish recipe. Delicious daily small batches - fresh out of our oven at 11.30am. Our customers are loving our healthy and sustaining breads! Nordavia - A Nordic Specialty Bakeshop. 1 Frederick Street, first on the left - on the way to Wastebusters. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm. Visit our website - www.nordaviabakeshop.co.nz - for photographs and more information.

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

HUGE APARTMENT FOR RENT: $220 p/w. Ensuite, walk-in wardrobe, furnished, freeview. Ideal for a couple. Phone 0273 874 374.

JUNGLE IS MASSIVE! This Saturday Opium is transformed into an old-skool rave with Jungle, Old Skool and DnB with DJs C:She, Yo Rudy and Chris J! Free entry and $5 all drinks all night!

SNOW FARM SPRING SEASON PASS only $100 or $150 (with hire included). It doesn't get any cheaper than this! Come enjoy the beautiful weather and an awesome time on the snow!

SOUS CHEF REQUIRED for the new Wanaka Speight's Ale House. A focus on delivering exceptionally high quality food and previous experience in a fast paced kitchen is what we are after. This is a long term position. Please send CV to grant@skinalive.co.nz.

WANAKA WELLNESS CENTRE. Professional integrated approach to natural health. Massage, Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, Naturopathy, Natural Beauty Therapy, Yoga, Medical Herbalist, Bowen, Homeopathy, Reflexology, CranioSacral Therapy, NLP, Hypnotherapy, Counselling, Meditation, Weightloss, Detoxification, Far Infrared Sauna, Studio Hire and exclusive Retail Health Products. For full practitioner details visit www.wanakawellness.co.nz. Phone 443 4668. 24 Dungarvon Street.

BOOBS 'N BUBBLES... Thursday 12 September, 5.30 - 7.30pm at Lake Wanaka Centre - Breast Cancer Fund Raiser. Tickets from Aspiring Jewellers. Inspirational speakers, auction and more.

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY - a profound treatment that uses light touch to detect and modify subtle body movement and energy patterns. Correcting imbalances in the body as a whole, leaving you more comfortable and feeling better in yourself. Phone Jennie 0275 248 858. www.consciousness-rising.com

BROWNSTONE QUALITY MASONRY LTD - Top quality craftsmanship. Let our experience in customized designs bring your stonework ideas to life! www.Brown-Stone-Masonry.com

HOSPO SUPERSTAR REQUIRED at Urban Grind. Full time position. Drop in and see one of the team at 72 Ardmore St.

HIGH QUALITY PAINTING TEAM specialising in architecturally designed homes. Providing top quality hand finished craftsmanship. Phone 0211 430 408.

RESTORATION WORK. IN TOUCH MASSAGE. Making you feel better. Michele Cotter phone 443 6311.

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

BIKES FOR SALE X 6. Giant Talons, Boulders 29 inch wheels, ex rentals. Good condition. $200 to $300. Phone 03 443 7837 or 021 923 393.

WARM UP FOR ALL YOUR HEATING NEEDS - Hitachi heat pumps, Woodsman, Firenzo, Yunca, Kent and Warmington fires, electric heaters and gas fires - Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

ACHING TIRED MUSCLES & JOINTS, sports injuries, tension? Get the most effective, professional rub in town at The Muscle Joint. Our top notch Clinical Massage Practitioners, Lee Ball and Jane Macale are trained to take care of your needs with tailor-made treatments. From relaxation treatments, to chronic complaints, sports injuries to rehabilitation. Book today T 443 6460. 59 Brownston St, Wanaka. www.themusclejoint.co.nz

LOST WANAKA GOLF CLUB Ping G/10 sand wedge, shaft colour bronze. Phone 443 1305 or 443 7888 Pro Shop.

MORE SNOW FARM SPRING SPECIALS - Bring your 2013 season pass from any mountain to Snow Farm and receive half price day pass! Come try some skinny skis!

ACCOMMODATION OPPOSITE MERCY HOSPITAL DUNEDIN. One Bedroom studio, spacious with kitchen facilities. $90 per night. Ph 03 467 2426 or email: dijames@ihug.co.nz

EAT WELL, EAT FRESH, EAT TASTY, eat local produce available from the Wanaka Farmers Market every Thursday 4pm Spencer House Mall.

HIRE HARRY - 0800 442 779 - Carpenter, Gardener, Painter. 

BASE TRIPLE COMP IS BACK! Most social comp you will enter this season. 3 rad comps on Sept 14th at Treble Cone. Register at treblecone.com

THE GRAND PRIX CYCLISTE DE QUEBEC, a UCI World Tour cycle race, will be run in September 2013, in the heart of the "Vieille Capitale" in Quebec City. Its hilly terrain is made to measure for this challenging elite cycling event. The Messenger is available in Quebec City on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

CARPENTER REQUIRED Must be hardworking, punctual and a good communicator with own tools and vehicle. Licensed preferred but not essential. 40 - 50 hours per week. Competitive rates. Phone 0272 261 284 to discuss further

COVERED STORAGE AVAILABLE FOR boat, campervan, caravan and car. Phone Richard at Wanaka Storage Solutions. Phone 443 2660.

WHETHER YOUR GOAL IS TO ACHIEVE A personal best in your next event, stay healthy whilst enjoying recreation or to feel better in your everyday life, Active Massage is here to help you. Phone Gray 0212 097 071 or 443 9011.

SASANOKI'S POWDER DAYS are coming in September? Yep, the season is not over yet. Sasanoki Addict, Bro!

VIP COUCH ALL BLACKS VS ARGENTINA Purchase a beer from 6pm Saturday 7th and go in the draw to win a spot on the couch. Free bar snacks at half time and your own personal barmaid! Only at the Bullock Bar!

OFFICE SPACE 50M2 AVAILABLE for lease. Frederick St next to Architects. $500 p/w + opex. Phone 0212 862 120.

POSITION AVAILABLE – Wyndham Vacation Resort is looking for a part time food and beverage attendant. The regular days of work would be Sunday, Monday & Tuesdays, approx 24 hrs per week, but must be flexible to fill other shifts if required. Bar Managers Licence preferred but not essential. Long term only need apply. Please email your CV with covering letter to deanne.nicholls@wyn.com or drop it in to reception at 109 Mt Aspiring Road, Wanaka.

LUDWIG WERNER PASSED AWAY last Sunday 1st Sept at 10.30am. All friends and admirers of Ludwig are invited to his home this Saturday 7th Sept, 1.30pm to 3pm 121A Hunter Cres, Wanaka, to come together to celebrate his life and toast to his everlasting beauty. Enquiries ph Greg on 443 9046.

NEED A NEW BOAT COVER, furniture re-upholstered, trampoline/spa pool cover repaired; boat/vehicle seats need a tidy up or any other upholstery work. Just call Paul Napier 0274 153 343 or 443 9062. Wanaka Marine & Upholstery, 9 Reece Cres, Wanaka.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - Best chicken and chips in town. Ph 443 4545.

BLUNT? RAZOR EDGE WILL SHARPEN IT. Knives, secateurs, loppers, scissors etc. Please phone Al 0274 545 686.

FROM QUINNAT STREET TO QUEBEC CITY. The Messenger is available in Quebec City on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

MOTOR HOME FOR SALE. 2011 Explorer on a Mitsubishi Triton. Trademe listing 611707605. Excellent condition, low kms. Worth a look, $82,000. Ring Lynne 0272 544 316.

CLEANER REQUIRED for commercial premises, minimum 6 months, prefer long term. Early morning starts 4am, approx 3.5 hours, also have some evening work available for suitable applicant. Please phone Marina 0273 157 647.

GIVE YOUR SENSES A TREAT. Why not join us at the Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday from 4pm Spencer House Mall.

PIANO - SUITABLE FOR CHILD LEARNING - has been tuned - free to good home - pick up. Ph 443 4184 or txt 0273 587 760.

BIRGIT IS BACK AT ALI BABAS for women's hairstyling next week - September 10th to 14th, then every second week. Phone 443 1722 for an appointment.

SOEUR FASHION COLLECTION - September 8th, 9th, Sunday and Monday 10am - 4pm. New agent and location. 23 Gallaway Terrace, Stoneycreek. Come have a look.

LOOKING FOR LONG TERM TENANT to share house, starting end of September. Everything provided. Would suit mature professional. Must be employed, non-smoker and unfortunately no pets. Call 0274 541 746.

MESSENGER DELIVERY - The Messenger is delivered free, every Wednesday to Wanaka, Albert Town, Lake Hawea, Luggate and rural delivery. If you are not getting your Messenger delivered, please don't hesitate to let us know. Contact service@printit.co.nz with Messenger Delivery in the subject line - remember to let us know your address, or call 03 443 7804.

HOUSE FOR RENT - 68 RATA ST. Sunny site, unfurnished 3-4 bedroom, log burner, double garage. Enquiries 0272 789 123.

FREE WINE! A Glass of Central Otago Pinot Noir - with every main steak meal. Reserve Grade NZ beef only at The Bullock Bar Grill.

LOCAL MASSAGE THERAPY only $50 per session (1hr) West Meadows drive. Send an email to: cupples_mel@hotmail.com or text 0223 113 347.

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.

ROB ROSA BACKCOUNTRY TOUR: Make the most of the end of season conditions and head backcountry with us for 4 days. Ride and ski the steeps, drop the cliffs or chill out and perfect your powder technique on more mellow terrain. 22-25 Sept. Contact Aspiring Guides 03 443 9422, Level one, 99 Ardmore St. www.aspiringguides.com

KIDS' STUFF WANTED!! Lighthouse Church is after a kids' play gym/slide-playhouse etc, kids' toys, kids' table and chairs. Also wanting chairs/armchairs of any kind for our Wharenui. Call or txt Vanessa 021 555 963.

IT SYSTEMS CONSULTANT AVAILABLE locally. Call Julian 0210 2297 594.

REGISTERED DRIVING INSTRUCTOR, class 2, P, V, W, R, T, DG, forklift and OSH licenses. Defensive Driving courses. Phone 0276 465 386.

BULLOCK BAR WEDNESDAY NIGHT QUIZ. Free to enter from 7.30pm with George and Rusty.

KIDS LEARN TO PLAY GOLF – Junior golf coaching starts 15th October, 3.30 - 4.30pm on Tuesdays. For kids aged between 8 and 16 yrs. For $55 receive 20 coaching sessions (equipment is provided if needed). Also included is an annual membership to the Wanaka Golf Club. Learn a new sport and values for life through the game of golf. Please register with Kim at the Wanaka Golf Club on 443 7888 or email manager@wanakagolf.co.nz

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.

TEMPORARY PARAGLIDING GROUND CREW JOB. Current first aid and mountain driving experience required. Details on www.wanakaparagliding.co.nz Text 0274 697 685 or send CV to wanakaparagliding@gmail.com

HIRE HARRY - 0800 442 779 - Carpenter, Gardener, Painter. 

GARAGE SALE - 571 MT BARKER ROAD, Sunday 8th September. 8.30pm - midday. Household items; beds, chairs, fridge, washing machine, dryer etc.

ALICE HAIR SALON - internationally trained stylists. Open 7 days and late nights for your convenience! Book your appointment today! Phone 443 5678.

'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.

THIS FRIDAY AT OPIUM the boys are back! Ghetto Blaster return for yet another rip roaring live performance of Reggae, DnB and Funk, their Opium shows are always packed out and never to be missed!! Free entry and all drinks $5 all night!

GARAGE SALE, exciting collectables, homewares, furniture, clothing, tools. 3815 Luggage Highway, first house on the right past the 100km sign heading to Cromwell. Saturday 7th Sept 10 am - 2 pm. Ph 443 2667.

ADVANTAGE BUILD LTD. Professional home builders, quality renovations, stunning landscaping. All work considered. Satisfaction guaranteed. Nevan Jefferies ph 0272 119 966.

BASE TRIPLE COMP IS BACK! Most social comp you will enter this season. 3 rad comps on Sept 14th at Treble Cone. Open ski & snowboard, all welcome.

CREEK CAFE BAR WINTER WARM UPS! This Friday night "Aloha or Die" is playing from 6.30pm. Happy hour is 5.30 - 6.30pm. $4 pints, $5 house wine, $5 Guinness and try our platters and light 'yums'. Come down for some awesome acoustic sounds!

WAVEGARDEN - PURPOSE BUILT SURFING LAGOON for Wanaka. Interested? Add your input - post your interest @ https://www.facebook.com/SurfWanaka?ref=hl

XMAS RENTAL. FAMILY HOME. Close to lake.10 mins walk to town. Available from 23rd to 28th December. Sleeps 6. Email jgtg@xtra.co.nz

MONEY AVAILABLE FOR YOUR GROUP'S ART PROJECT from the Upper Clutha Community Arts Council. Application forms are in the Wanaka Library.

YES! WE ARE OPEN. Join us at Capriccio Restaurant for our tasty slow-cooked lamb shoulder and venison osso bucco specials. Watch the transformation as our building undergoes a big revamp, due to be finished mid spring.

LOST PURPLE MARMOT DOWN 800 fill jacket on Friday 23rd August. Would love it back. Reward. Phone 0276 635 838.

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: "Sayonara" meaning "Goo-bye", "Auf Wiedersehen". We start to see our lovely customers leaving for the other side of the globe to continue competing. All the best for the World Cup and Sochi Olympics. See you next year!

BULLOCK BAR PUB OLYMPICS - remember the fun from last year? Well it's back. Thursday September 12th, so get a team – (up to 10 per team) together, dress up and take on your mates, great prizes to be won. Register at the Bullock Bar. Ph 443 7418 or text your team name to 0275 179 896.

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM FOR RENT. Super mellow, active, adventurous, quiet, clean housemates looking for a flatmate. This is not a party house. We are very clean and quiet people looking for one more to add to our group. Amazing view and fully furnished with garage. Girl or guy, please no couples. $130 per week plus bills. Phone 0211 110 642.

GARDEN TIDY-UP TIME? A "REALLY GOOD GARDENER" could be what you need. Phone Andrew on 443 7738 or 0221 366 708.

WANTED: MOTEL CLEANER TO JOIN OUR HAPPY TEAM. Would prefer local person for this casual position. Must be available to work school holidays. Apply Clearbrook Motel.

ASPIRING ACUPUNCTURE - www.aspiringacupuncture.co.nz - injury recovery/pain, (ACC registered), women's health, pregnancy, digestive, respiratory health and more. Ph Jos McLean 443 6242 or 0211 639 769. Very experienced. Lake Hawea.

CAT - MATURE BLACK FEMALE MISSING from Ryalls Way area, Lake Hawea. Wearing a collar with bell and tag "Biddy". Please phone 443 2884 if you have seen this treasured puss.

ZUMBA WITH RACHEL ERICHSEN. Fun dance workout for all levels. Mondays and Wednesdays 9.15am. Tuesdays and Thursdays 6pm. 249 Riverbank Road. $10 per class. Just come along!

WANTED: EX FREEZER PANELS. Aluminium and polystyrene 100mm thick. Need about 30m2. Ph 0211 633.811.

DELONGHI DISHWASHER excellent condition and working order, 4 years old, stainless steel, view working, $299. Call 443 1951.

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 $20, no referral required. Ph 443 8131 Eve McGregor, Wanaka Acupuncture Clinic, 19 Cliff Wilson Street.

OPIUM BAR ARE LOOKING FOR more acoustic and live acts to add to our awesome array of musicians playing weeknights up at the bar. If you are interested in playing please call 0211 646 670.

MORE SNOW FARM SPRING SPECIALS - Bring your 2013 season pass from any mountain to Snow Farm and receive half price day pass! Come try some skinny skis!

GREEN TOAD SNOWBOARD AND SKI SHOP. Chain hire, chain hire. Phone 03 443 4315.

KIP MCGRATH CAN SUPPORT YOU with Maths, English and Science, y2 - y13. We will help you achieve your academic goals. Call Nikki 443 1547.

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

LAWNS ARE GROWING. Please call us at Moraine Mowing & Maintenance if you require your lawns mowed. Ride on or small mower options for large or small lawns. Quotes available. Ph: cell 021 379 185.

QUALIFIED BUILDER REQUIRED for new residential homes. Immediate start. Tools and skills a must. Phone 0272 892 175.

DRIVING LESSONS. For effective professional driver training call Lyal 443 5750.

PICTURE FRAMING - Give your pictures a new lease of life or get those pictures framed you've got lying around. For a free quote call Aspiring Photography, 12 Frederick St, ph 443 1883.

CONTEMPORARY METAL SHELVING - as seen at Amisfield Wine Room & Taste of Gibbston Arrowtown. We manufacture here on Ballantyne Rd. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz Ph 443 1760.

FLAIR HAIR DESIGN WELCOMES Nils Bormann, our new senior stylist from Europe, to the salon. Appts with Nils available from 12/09/13 including Saturdays and late nights Tues, Weds, Thurs. Book now. Ph 443 7727.

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM AVAILABLE in modern house Mt Iron area. Must be clean and tidy. Rent includes WiFi and Sky and is available from 12 September but can be viewed now. Single $150 p/w + power, double $180 p/w + power. Phone/text Debbie 021 455 528.

WYNDHAM VACATION RESORTS WANAKA. Part-time maintenance position available. Five hour shifts, three days per week, including weekends, with extra hours available from 2014. General maintenance experience would be an advantage as well as great customer service skills. Applications close Thursday 12 September 2013. Please email your application to rachel.read@wyn.com or drop into 109 Mount Aspiring Road.

FURNISHED ROOM: ALBERT TOWN. Ready end Sept. Quiet living, non-smoking single. Own bathroom, I/N $130/wk. (Power extra). Ph 443 6463 or 0211 101 160.

THE GRAND FINAL OF "NOT THE OSCARS" is nearly here plus the after-party! On Wednesday 11th Sept come and support our local mini movie makers with their final edits and their last chance to win a Southern Lakes Heliski, plus their share of $4500 in prizes! Plus don't miss the afterparty with our Wellington DJs spinnin' HipHop til late!

GARAGE SALE: WHOLE HOUSEHOLD must go! Beds, tables, chairs, couch, shelves, kitchenware, books, toys etc. Saturday 7th September. 10am - 3pm, 16 Arklow St, Albert Town.

WILTON CAKE & CUPCAKE DECORATING EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES are now available only at Nordavia - A Nordic Specialty Bakeshop! I now stock a fabulous range of Wilton Icings, Gel Colour Sets, Disposable Decorating Bags, Couplers, Decorating Tips - including the #1M Open Star Decorating Tip for beautiful Cupcake swirls - gorgeous Cupcake Decorating Cups, Sprinkles, Cupcake Decorating Kits, Candy Melts, Lollipop Sticks and a lovely selection of cake Candles! I also stock Cake Boards and Cake Boxes, pretty paper Doilies and quality Ribbons. If I don't have what you need - I will get it in for you! Nordavia - Find us at 1 Frederick Street first on the left - on the way to Wastebusters. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm. www.nordaviabakeshop.co.nz

SPROING!! The sound of an arborist leaping from tree to tree. Now is the time to call Tree Tamers, Wanaka's professional arborists. Phone 443 6454 or 0272 751 268 www.treetamers.co.nz

CASH BUYER LOOKING FOR 4 BEDROOM house in Wanaka around $500,000. If you are thinking of selling, call Paul Miller Harcourts on 0274 364 458. Licensed REAA 2008.

BASE2 WINTER SALE STARTS THURSDAY – 20% off outerwear, skis and snowboards, snowboard bindings and more. Base2 winter sale. 12 Helwick St.

MISSING HOSES - would the person who took the hoses from the Shortcut Road trail car park planting area please return them. We need them to water the native plants there.

LOWER SPRING RANGE - instore now at Base.

SUMMER JOB IRRIGATING. K-line irrigating on Criffel Station, 35 - 40 hours per week. Could suit job share between two. Phone 0274 733 146.

EQUINE TOUCH CAN HELP your horse physically, mentally, and emotionally. Releasing energy blocks in the body. Consists of a series of vibrational moves over the horse's body, working through the intelligence network, the fascia. For more info phone Kirstin 0272 298 960.

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

HOSPO SUPERSTAR REQUIRED at Urban Grind. Full time position. Drop in and see one of the team at 72 Ardmore St.

BACK CARE WORKSHOP THIS SUNDAY 8th September with Swenja Stellfeld 9am - 4pm. Cost $70. Phone 443 7655 or 0220 695 373 or www.wanakayoga.co.nz

HARDWORKING, HONEST AND RELIABLE PROPERTY MAINTENANCE and landscaping person. Increase your assets value, improve function and liveability, finish those jobs off. Phone Dave 0276 763 477.

FOR SALE: STAINLESS STEEL four burner gas BBQ, purpose built. Wellside Thule ute box, wooden glory box, timber wardrobe with mirror, lawn mower, ski race gear. Ring Jack 0274 951 544.

HOUSE CLEANER – Honest, reliable and keen cleaner required for 2.5 hours weekly for Wanaka family. Phone 0211 803 746.

THREE WHITE LINEN DRUM PENDANTS for sale. New. RRP $289ea. Will sell for $180ea. Search 'Candice 650' on lightplan.co.nz. Two 600mm vanity wall lights. New. $60ea. Call 443 1573.

LUGGATE HOTEL HAS DENIS HENDERSON "The Southern Man'' playing this Saturday 7th after the rugby.

WILSON GOLF CLUBS 3-SW rescue, TM driver, bag $250. Call John 0274 479 433.

BASE 2 WINTER SALE STARTS THURSDAY – Up to 60% off selected winter items, Base 2 winter sale. 12 Helwick St.

COME LIVE WITH US - UNIQUE HOUSE, fun flatmates. Internet, house computer, 5 minute walk to town, live-in cleaner. $100 p/week plus bills. Phone 0211 877 944.

TOYOTA ESTIMA 2000 FOR SALE. 8 seater, double sliding doors. Tidy. Great people mover. $6500 ono. Phone 021 915 573.

GET THOSE INSIDE PAINTING JOBS DONE - come and see us for all your paint and decorating needs - Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

8 FOOT SATIVA with 2 support acts. Opium 25th September 7pm. Tickets available. www.eventfinder.co.nz Limited tickets.

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

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.

SNOW FARM HUTS - Locals special! Have you experienced a night in the snow at one of our huts? Stay overnight for $90 per person including 2 days of pass & hire! Conditions apply - please inquire at info@snowfarmnz.com

RENTAL WANTED: LOCAL FAMILY LOOKING FOR nice fully furnished house in Wanaka. Local references available. Flexibility to move out holiday periods if needed. Call Sally 0210 2586 937.

CHICKENS FOR SALE. Brown shaver, 1 year old and laying. $10.00 each. Bulk lot available. Phone 03 445 2644 or 0273 236 974.

FULL SUSPENSION MTN BIKE FOR SALE. 2011 Cannondale RZ One Twenty 3. Size Medium. Never used. $2500. Ph. 443 8557.

ENJOY THE SIMPLE PLEASURES of locally grown and produced food from the Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday 4pm Spencer House Mall.

CHOP SHOP SALE - 20% off all stock. 1 week only! Chop chop, hurry up. Shop 3, Pembroke Mall.

A VOTE FOR RACHEL BROWN is a vote for Wanaka. See www.rachelbrownwcb.com

COVERED STORAGE AVAILABLE FOR boat, campervan, caravan and car. Phone Richard at Wanaka Storage Solutions. Phone 443 2660.

CREEK CAFE BAR IS LOOKING FOR an experienced, self-motivated, knowledgeable evening chef. Must be qualified, have own knives etc. Please call us on 443 6262. Ask for Stacy or Selena.

HIGH QUALITY PAINTING TEAM specialising in architecturally designed homes. Providing top quality hand finished craftsmanship. Phone 0211 430 408.

BULLOCK BAR EXPRESS LUNCHES – In a hurry? Rush on in, choose 2 things from the amazing selection and a can of drink all for $10 takeaway – too easy. Open every day from 7am, back of the Bullock Bar.

WANAKLEAN DOG - GROOMING, clipping and bathing. Call Emily on 0275 110 212 to make an appointment.

READYLAWN - THE ORIGINAL SAME DAY lawn. Available now from Aspiring Readylawn. Phone 0272 808 987 or 443 1313.

SNOW FARM SPRING SEASON PASS only $100 or $150 (with hire included). It doesn't get any cheaper than this! Come enjoy the beautiful weather and an awesome time on the snow!

MOVEWELL REHAB PILATES offers you Wednesday studio sessions $25 pp. Max 3 people. Take an hour to realign and rediscover movement for your body on reformer, trapeze table, ladder barrel and spine corrector. Choose your start time: 9am, 10am or 11am. Fully supported and instructed by Joss BPhEd, certified Polestar Pilates instructor. Secure your place today. Ph 021 668 393.

FREE - USED 25INCH PHILLIPS TVS and remotes to give away. Ex motel. All in excellent working order. Call Rich 0275 625 469.

ASPIRING MASSAGE WANAKA. EST 2005. Trevor Bailey. Full time masseur (USA/NZ) since 1994. Deep tissue. Sport. Relaxation. Available 7 days by appointment. Phone 443 2993 or 0274 222 455. www.aspiringmassagewanaka.co.nz

SHADE.NZ custom made shade sails. Best quality. Install now for summer. Free quotes. Phone Sean 0272 407 970.

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

STEAK! WHEN ONLY THE BEST will do. ''Reserve" grade NZ beef, exclusively served at the Bullock Bar Grill, and The Luggate Hotel. 7 nights from 6pm. Come and taste the difference.

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.

NEW IN AT GIFTED – Elk summer! Gorgeous handbags, wallets and jewellery! Gifted, 19 Helwick St. Ph 443 2035.

PART TIME BABYSITTER / NANNY REQUIRED After school to 5pm, 4 afternoons a week and some weekends to look after 8yr old in own home. Long term, fun, energetic and flexible preferred. Immediate start. Please contact 021 643 475 or email inspire4u2@gmail.com

VOTE LIZ BRESLIN FOR QLDC! Your local voice.

AWESOME SUNNY COTTAGE available short term on Hawea back road. Fully furnished with all mod cons, cat, sheep and chickens! Call 443 2688 for more details.

4 X 4 IZUZU TROOPER $850 ono. Reconditioned engine, new battery, snow chains, but needs repairs for WOF. Phone 0223 909 466.

GALLERY33. PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE, Glass, Ceramics and Jewellery. Wanaka's only Contemporary Art Gallery. Check out our website www.gallery33.co.nz

WANAKA BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP would like to say a big thank you to the Elsie and Ray Armstrong Charitable Trust for their support.

LIVE MUSIC AT THE BULLOCK BAR – This Saturday the 7th we have the Yardmen after the rugby.

ENOURO-SHIELD - A coating that we apply to your new and existing glass showers. Saves cleaning by up to 90%. Protects against etching and staining. Call Graham, Aspiring Glass. Phone 443 2488, mobile 021 500 344.

READERS OF TRAVEL + LEISURE MAGAZINE ranked Quebec City as the best destination in Canada in July 2013. This means that Quebec City keeps its prized spot in the Travel Hall of Fame, a select group of destinations that have ranked highly for ten or more consecutive years. The Messenger is available in Quebec City on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

NURSING YOUR BABY? KALEIDOSCOPE, Helwick St has tri pillows and European pillows for your comfort. We also stock feather/down, wool, man-made fibre pillow priced from $11.50 - $100. Phone 03 443 7980.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - jugs of beer starting at $8.00 and pints $5.00 all day every day.

FREE QUOTES: Practical solutions, new builds, renovations, landscaping. Advantage Build Ltd. Nevan Jefferies phone 0272 119 966. Satisfaction guaranteed.

GREAT LOCAL TALENTS. The Maximum Ropatas this Friday night at Hondy's cafe /bar & grill. $5 local pints and $6 house wines all night long. For a free courtesy coach phone 443 5200.

LOOKING TO RENT - Local professional couple, willing to pay the extra for long term accommodation. Would prefer furnished, but not essential. Phone Peter 021 847 547.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN FRIDAY Happy hour from 5.30pm until 6.30. Go in the draw to win a bar tab. Free bar snacks. Ace of Spades Jackpot is up to $50. Only one card left. If your number gets drawn you get to turn the Ace and you win $50 cash. Pokies!! Courtesy coach ph 443 4545.

PLANTING VOLUNTEERS! 250 native plants to go into the F&B ecological enhancement project, Shortcut Road Clutha River trail car park, Sat 7 Sept start 10am. Tools provided. Queries: Anne Steven 443 6766 or mob 0212 939 207.

CHOP SHOP - ESPRESSO BAR & Clothing Boutique. Shop 3, Pembroke Mall. Ph 443 8297.

YEW.TV SNOW FILM FESTIVAL AT THE PARADISO! Pull up a couch and soak in the best indie snowboard and ski films from this area. Tickets available at The Paradiso.

LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION - visualise your landscape in 3D before you commit to construction. Dave Spedding (Dip Hort) - professional - reliable. Call today 021 707 481/443 2721.

VIP COUCH ALL BLACKS VS ARGENTINA Purchase a beer from 6pm Saturday 7th and go in the draw to win a spot on the couch. Free bar snacks at half time and your own personal barmaid! Only at the Bullock Bar!

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

WANAKLEAN DOG - GROOMING, clipping and bathing. Call Emily on 0275 110 212 to make an appointment.

WORK CLOTHING, WORKBOOTS and safety gear - get all your protective clothing needs - Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

LAKE MCKAY STATION ARE LOOKING FOR someone to shift K-line irrigation for the 2013-14 irrigation season, could suit to job share. Ph 0274 435 031.

SPECTRUM PAINTERS/DECORATORS. Trade qualified, site-safe passport, wall papering, airless spraying, new and refurbished work undertaken. Phone 0210 2246 011.

COFFEE HAPPY HOUR ½ PRICE COFFEE. Come in between 10am and 11 am Mon - Friday and all coffees are $2.50 only at the Bullock Bar Grill.

NOT SLEEPING WELL? FEELING ANXIOUS? TRE (Tension Release Exercises) calm down the bodily symptoms of stress without you having to talk about the issue. Contact Steph Combe on 443 5878 for more information.

KIDS LEARN TO PLAY GOLF – Junior golf coaching starts 15th October, 3.30 - 4.30pm on Tuesdays. For kids aged between 8 and 16 yrs. For $55 receive 20 coaching sessions (equipment is provided if needed). Also included is an annual membership to the Wanaka Golf Club. Learn a new sport and values for life through the game of golf. Please register with Kim at the Wanaka Golf Club on 443 7888 or email manager@wanakagolf.co.nz

HIRE HARRY - 0800 442 779 - Carpenter, Gardener, Painter. 

FREE BREAST FEEDING SUPPORT and information from trained breast feeding peer counsellors. Phone support, home visits and free resource library available with up-to-date info, books and DVDs. Phone/text Kate 0276 957 772 or 443 2635 or Steph 443 8017. Support group meetings 1st Monday of every month at Plunket. 10.30am - 11.30am. Relaxed mother to mother support. All welcome.

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.

MAZDA FAMILIA SPORT 1.5L HATCHBACK – 1999, red, auto, current WOF and rego, great condition, has done just over 116,000km. 1 NZ lady owner, perfect for a first car and just great for zipping around. $6,800 ono. Contact Henry 0274 046 366.

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.

WHITE-BAITERS SPECIALS - In store at Wanaka Marine, 54 Anderson Road.

ROOM TO RENT. Couple please. Fully furnished room available in warm, new house on Kings Dr. Sky, WiFi, log fire, good views. Available now. Call 0212 279 898.

NEW FASHION IN STORE NOW all ready for the spring and summer. Great styles and colours. The Merino Story, Brownston Street.

DR JOHN GIBSON DC, THE MUSCLE JOINT. Thorough analysis and effective treatments for the entire body. Specialist in chronic pain/inflexibility conditions, accident/sports injuries. See our new deep tissue / prescription sports massage menu - for the best rub in town. For consistently premium results. Do something today! ACC provider. The Muscle Joint ph 443 6460. www.themusclejoint.co.nz

FOR RENT: A new contemporary apartment 5 minutes from the center of Wanaka Township. Unfurnished apartment – Whiteware available - Private and good spaces to relax and enjoy. Available for long term rent from the 1st September 2013. Phone 443 0045. www.accommodationwanaka.com

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

BACKCOUNTRY DAYS AT TREBLE CONE: Make sure you get to see beyond the Boundary Fence before the end of season! Get first tracks all day! Let our guides show you the terrain. Join one of our group tours or get your own private party together. From $195 per person. Contact Aspiring Guides 03 443 9422, Level one, 99 Ardmore St. www.aspiringguides.com 

HOSPO SUPERSTAR REQUIRED at Urban Grind. Full time position. Drop in and see one of the team at 72 Ardmore St.

CLOTH NAPPIES WANTED! Please call or txt Vanessa on 021 555 963.

SASANOKI RECOMMENDS bookings. Please ring 443 6474 for your table.

NEW! KERATHERAPY RELAXING SYSTEM. Reduces curl or wave pattern in the hair. Formulated with Amazon fruit extracts, pure keratin, essential oils, vitamins, amino acids, elastin and collagen. This unique formulation delivers rich nutrients, increases elasticity and shine and improves manageability. Hair thou Art workshop. Ph 443 9545.

SPRING HAS SPRUNG and it's heating up with African Beats at Club Fed with DJ TB and surprise guests. Friday 13th, $5 on the door. Ph 443 5152 for more info. Get your boogie on!

MISSING HOSES - would the person who took the hoses from the Shortcut Road trail car park planting area please return them. We need them to water the native plants there.

BULLOCK BAR WEDNESDAY NIGHT QUIZ. Free to enter from 7.30pm with George and Rusty.

TEARS & LAUGHTER...Thursday 12 September, 5.30 - 7.30pm at Lake Wanaka Centre - Raising funds for breast cancer. Inspirational speakers, auction and more. Tickets at Aspiring Jewellers.

BEER FOR BREAKFAST? Why not? Best hangover cure. Bacon and eggs $10 at the Bullock Bar Grill from 7am daily.

GREEN TOAD SNOWBOARD AND SKI RENTALS, 6 Pembroke Mall, behind Boa Boa Takeaways. Taking care of locals since 2003.

WEST COAST COTTAGE 1/4 SHARE AVAILABLE. 18km South of Haast. Great location for hunting, fly fishing, whitebaiting. Please contact Craig 443 8446 info@hatchfishing.co.nz

LAKE HAWEA COMMUNITY CENTRE FASHION EVENT fundraiser. Thursday, 12 September. Sneak preview of Mons Royale summer range, Christina Perriam, Chapter 5, Anthea Lawrence and Angel designs. Jewellery and a Swazi presentation. Entertainment, supper and more. A great night out supporting the centre. Kindly sponsored by Wanaka Mitre 10.

SPRING CLEANSE WITH NIRVANA Detox. Designed to assist those who want to take their wellbeing to the next level! This is a 5 week programme where you will be supported to integrate more conscious practices into your life. www.nirvanaretreat.co.nz or call Kim on 443 2252.

HUGE APARTMENT FOR RENT: $220 p/w. Ensuite, walk-in wardrobe, furnished, freeview. Ideal for a couple. Phone 0273 874 374.

FURNITURE TRUCK DEPARTING CENTRAL OTAGO every Friday to Twizel, Fairlie, Ashburton, Christchurch, North Canterbury available for household removals and smaller consignments. Please call 03 312 6915 - text 027 4610 035 - email cbkelly@xtra.co.nz for an obligation free quote.

BALUSTRADES, HANDRAILS, SIGNS, sculpture, and much more. Metalworks home of precision engineering, creative metalworking and nice guys. 54 Ballantyne Rd. Ph 443 1760. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz

EAT WELL, EAT FRESH, EAT TASTY, eat local produce available from the Wanaka Farmers Market every Thursday 4pm Spencer House Mall.

FILMMAKER? SUBMIT YOUR FILM into the Yew.tv Snow Film Fest. We've got heaps of prizes and a screening at The Paradiso. Submissions close Sept 10th. www.yew.tv

WANTED TO BUY. MOUNTAIN BUGGY, portacot and high chair. Phone 443 5722.

CARROTS, BEETROOT, PARSNIPS $4KG. Quality Southland veggies at Soulfood (along from 4 Square). Open 7 days. www.soulfoodwanaka.co.nz

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

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

NEED REAL PHOTOS FROM YOUR IPHONE? Come into Kodak. We can download all your iPhone photos/videos quickly and easily. Free up some space, make your phone work quicker. We now have a new app for printing 'Kodak Kiosk connect APP'. Download it free before you come in and wirelessly (but securely) connect to the Kodak Kiosks in-store - easy as! 10 minutes any photos you selected - are ready. Yes Photo&Digital in Helwick Street Wanaka. 7 days. Ph 443 6241.

YES! WE ARE OPEN. Join us at Capriccio Restaurant for our tasty slow-cooked lamb shoulder and venison osso bucco specials. Watch the transformation as our building undergoes a big revamp, due to be finished mid spring.

20-40% OFF OUTERWEAR AT BASE2! Huge range from Burton, Ride, Armada, 32, 686, Bonfire, Groovestar, RPM, Northface, Sessions, Rossignol, Rojo, Quicksilver, Roxy & Analog.

LANDSCAPING NOW. For all your landscaping requirements. Paving, lawns, irrigation. Everything outside the patio doors. Simon Elements Landscaping and Design. Phone 0274 400 504.

CREEK CAFE BAR IS LOOKING FOR an experienced, self-motivated, knowledgeable evening chef. Must be qualified, have own knives etc. Please call us on 443 6262. Ask for Stacy or Selena.

PINC AND STEEL CANCER REHABILITATION: is available for anyone who has had a cancer diagnosis. A personalised, 1:1 programme with a physiotherapist designed to help you return to the things you love. Call Vicky on 443 1711.

LUGGATE HOTEL HAS DENIS HENDERSON "The Southern Man'' playing this Saturday 7th after the rugby.

SOEUR FASHION COLLECTION - September 8th, 9th, Sunday and Monday 10am - 4pm. New agent and location. 23 Gallaway Terrace, Stoneycreek. Come have a look.

SNOW FARM HUTS - Locals special! Have you experienced a night in the snow at one of our huts? Stay overnight for $90 per person including 2 days of pass & hire! Conditions apply - please inquire at info@snowfarmnz.com

FOR SALE: Motorcycle GFA helmet, gloves, jacket, waterproof outer layer, large. Colour image scanner, ratchets, home and office Tempo storage unit 12 cube. Rimu pieces from shelving. Offers. Phone 03 265 1111 evenings.

WEEKNIGHTS THIS WEEK AT OPIUM we have "Aloha or Die" acoustic set on Tuesdays, Robbie acoustic set on Wednesday, and open mic/jam session on Sunday.

NEED A CLEANER? - Daily-Weekly-Fortnightly - Special event preparation - Spring cleaning - Move-out/move-in - Commercial spaces - Holiday Homes - After builders cleaning - To request an estimate contact The Cleaners Wanaka today! 03 443 1124 / 0210 2224 341.

ARE YOU LONELY, ISOLATED, STRUGGLING to cope with what to do about it? No matter what your age or problem, Women's Support trained volunteers can listen, support, help and advise. Free confidential 24/7 service. Phone 443 1448. www.womenssupport.org.nz  

GALLERY33. EXHIBITION OPENING THIS FRIDAY: Louise Greig – The Cassandra Complex. Please join us for a glass of wine from 5pm, all welcome! www.gallery33.co.nz

NZ DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE. Register now for the next course scheduled for the last week of September 2013. Phone Lyal 443 5750.

PISA RANGE BACKCOUNTRY TOUR: Curious about venturing beyond ski area boundaries? Want to be sure you are safe and learn some skills that will make you safe in the backcountry? Then join us for a 3 day trip on the Pisa Range $750 pp. Includes guide, all meals, hut fees. 13-14-15 Sept. Contact Aspiring Guides 03 443 9422, Level One, 99 Ardmore St. www.aspiringguides.com

CHEF REQUIRED AT URBAN GRIND. Full time position. Drop in and see one of the kitchen team at 72 Ardmore Street.

GIBEZE - INTERIOR PLASTERING. Gibstopping, Fibrous plastering, coving, cornice, Level 5 applications. American Clay Plaster finishes. Rockote Earthen. For all your requirements, Gibeze has it covered. 4 Tradesmen available for faster service. Free quotes: ph Simon Hoskin 0211 646 421. Email plans: simonhoskin@me.com

WILLOW, A 4YR OLD LAB/HUNTAWAY/GSP needs a new home, we are off overseas. She is spayed, chipped, rego. Family dog and great with kids. Ph Sara 0210 349 010 or 03 442 0700.

WYNDHAM VACATION RESORTS WANAKA. Part-time maintenance position available. Five hour shifts, three days per week, including weekends, with extra hours available from 2014. General maintenance experience would be an advantage as well as great customer service skills. Applications close Thursday 12 September 2013. Please email your application to rachel.read@wyn.com or drop into 109 Mount Aspiring Road.

HOUSE TO RENT - LONG TERM Comfortable 3 bedroom house in Hawea Flat. Multifuel fire, heat pump, double garage, large section $280 p.w. Phone 03 751 0076.

OUTBOARD MOTOR WANTED - 4 or 5 horse, short leg. Phone Finlay 443 4584.

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

DRY FIREWOOD FOR SALE. Genuine old man pine. Rhino's Firewood Est 2004. $85.00 per cubic metre delivered. Ph Tony 0274 575 152.

RANGE ROVER VOGUE 2004. Diesel, 170km, one owner, $35,000 ono. Excellent condition. Phone 0212 862 120.

WHAT IS RIPPON FERSTIVAL? Over 80% of the Rippon crew are ex MAC students or staff. Love it!

FORD COURIER UTE 1996 single cab, flat bed, 2.8L, petrol, manual 4WD.165k. $6,999 ono. Call John 0274 479 433.

HONDY'S ARE NOW OFFERING a great deal for locals. Free venue hire for your next birthday or event. We offer a great home-styley feel for all occasions, big or small. Courtesy coach/inhouse catering is available for all budget types if required. Ph Corey on 0212 438 889 or 443 5200 to chat about our options.

FOR SALE: 20FT SHIPPING CONTAINERS - steel or insulated. Aspiring Cranes. Phone 0274 344 308.

GARAGE SALE - 571 MT BARKER ROAD, Sunday 8th September. 8.30pm - midday. Household items; beds, chairs, fridge, washing machine, dryer etc.

BULLOCK BAR BOTTLE STORE - 2 for $60, Gilbeys, Dewars 1L and Speights 24's $35.99.

MOVEWELL REHAB PILATES offers you Wednesday studio sessions $25 pp. Max 3 people. Take an hour to realign and rediscover movement for your body on reformer, trapeze table, ladder barrel and spine corrector. Choose your start time: 9am, 10am or 11am. Fully supported and instructed by Joss BPhEd, certified Polestar Pilates instructor. Secure your place today. Ph 021 668 393.

BASE 2 WINTER SALE STARTS THURSDAY – Up to 60% off selected winter items, Base 2 winter sale. 12 Helwick St.

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM AVAILABLE in modern house Mt Iron area. Must be clean and tidy. Rent includes WiFi and Sky and is available from 12 September but can be viewed now. Single $150 p/w + power, double $180 p/w + power. Phone/text Debbie 021 455 528.

BULLOCK BAR PUB OLYMPICS - remember the fun from last year? Well it's back. Thursday September 12th, so get a team – (up to 10 per team) together, dress up and take on your mates, great prizes to be won. Register at the Bullock Bar. Ph 443 7418 or text your team name to 0275 179 896.

FREE WINE! A Glass of Central Otago Pinot Noir - with every main steak meal. Reserve Grade NZ beef only at The Bullock Bar Grill.

NEXT YOGA TERM WITH Jill and Swenja: start 16th September, classes Monday - Saturday. Back care, restorative and general classes. Timetable and contact www.wanakayoga.co.nz or call 443 7655.

OPEN ON SATURDAYS AND LATE NIGHTS Tues, Weds, Thurs. Flair Hair Design new spring hours commence 12/09/13. Book now for appt. Ph 443 7727.

COMMIS CHEF: The Wanaka Speight's Ale House is looking for an experienced Commis Chef to join their busy kitchen. Please send your CV to grant@wanakaspeightsalehouse.co.nz

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

GARAGE SALE: WHOLE HOUSEHOLD must go! Beds, tables, chairs, couch, shelves, kitchenware, books, toys etc. Saturday 7th September. 10am - 3pm, 16 Arklow St, Albert Town.

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM FOR RENT. Super mellow, active, adventurous, quiet, clean housemates looking for a flatmate. This is not a party house. We are very clean and quiet people looking for one more to add to our group. Amazing view and fully furnished with garage. Girl or guy, please no couples. $130 per week plus bills. Phone 0211 110 642.

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

CREEK CAFE BAR WINTER WARM UPS! This Friday night "Aloha or Die" is playing from 6.30pm. Happy hour is 5.30 - 6.30pm. $4 pints, $5 house wine, $5 Guinness and try our platters and light 'yums'. Come down for some awesome acoustic sounds!

BABYSITTER AVAILABLE: 25 year old female available for nannying/babysitting. References available 0274 697 406

COTTAGE FOR RENT - Short term only. One bedroom, self-contained, central, OSP, power included. $500 p/week. Phone 0275 179 109. www.holidayhouses.co.nz/JuJu'scottage

ZUMBA WITH RACHEL ERICHSEN. Fun dance workout for all levels. Mondays and Wednesdays 9.15am. Tuesdays and Thursdays 6pm. 249 Riverbank Road. $10 per class. Just come along!

NEED A NEW BOAT COVER, furniture re-upholstered, trampoline/spa pool cover repaired; boat/vehicle seats need a tidy up or any other upholstery work. Just call Paul Napier 0274 153 343 or 443 9062. Wanaka Marine & Upholstery, 9 Reece Cres, Wanaka.

LIMITED EDITION GHD'S ON SALE, while stock lasts! At Alice Hair Salon!

CRAFTY MARKET. Indie, alternative handcraft market at the Federal Diner courtyard. Sunday September 15th from 10 till 2. Handmade local crafty goodness. Clothes, knitwear, jewellery and more. See you there!

FOR SALE: CHEST WADERS, near new, worn twice. Good condition. Ph 443 8350.

THE GRAND FINAL OF "NOT THE OSCARS" is nearly here plus the after-party! On Wednesday 11th Sept come and support our local mini movie makers with their final edits and their last chance to win a Southern Lakes Heliski, plus their share of $4500 in prizes! Plus don't miss the afterparty with our Wellington DJs spinnin' HipHop til late!

LOUNGE SUITE FOR SALE: Red leather with chrome feet. 1 x three seater, 1 x two and a half seater and 1 x single seater. Only 9 months use. As new condition. $1950 ono. Phone 0274 743 529.

MORE SNOW FARM SPRING SPECIALS - Bring your 2013 season pass from any mountain to Snow Farm and receive half price day pass! Come try some skinny skis!

DRIVER WITH P ENDORSEMENT AVAILABLE. Experienced mountain driver, ex-Chch now permanent in Wanaka, for ski shuttle, wine tours, etc. Phone Don 0293 898 197.

TIRED, ACHING, TIGHT MUSCLES, JOINTS, persistent problems? Get a musculoskeletal analysis and full muscle and joint treatment to resolve restrictions and rebalance your entire body at The Muscle Joint. ACC sports injury clinic, sports performance, rehabilitation, chronic unresolved conditions. Our professional team of practitioners - Clinical Muscular Therapists - Lee Ball, Jane Macale, Dr John Gibson DC Sports Chiropractor and Jocelyn McLean DipAcc Acupuncturist, tailor-make every treatment. Get the very best at The Muscle Joint, Tel 443 6460, 59 Brownston St, Wanaka. www.themusclejoint.co.nz

THIS FRIDAY AT OPIUM the boys are back! Ghetto Blaster return for yet another rip roaring live performance of Reggae, DnB and Funk, their Opium shows are always packed out and never to be missed!! Free entry and all drinks $5 all night!

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.

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.

LANDSCAPING? NEED A PLAN FOR CONSENTS or just an upgrade of your section? Contact Wanaka Landscapes for a good honest appraisal - landscaping since the 1980's. Phone 0274 595 799 or 443 9080.

BABY SITTER WANTED FOR EVENING work. Must have own transport. Phone 0276 787 731.

JUNGLE IS MASSIVE! This Saturday Opium is transformed into an old-skool rave with Jungle, Old Skool and DnB with DJs C:She, Yo Rudy and Chris J! Free entry and $5 all drinks all night!

IS YOUR VEHICLE INTERIOR A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT? You may be surprised at the result we can achieve with our complete interior clean and upholstery shampoo. Wanacleancar - Keeping Wanaka cars beautiful since 2008! Phone Richard on 0210 2942 908 or 443 5772.

SUMMER JOB IRRIGATING. K-line irrigating on Criffel Station, 35 - 40 hours per week. Could suit job share between two. Phone 0274 733 146.

PROJECT - 1994 MITXUBISHI DELICA SPACEGEAR, camper conversion, bed and mattress, gas stove and 2 x 10L water tanks, Leisure battery and split charge. Overheats over 50km (can be driven short distances). $600 ono. Call Jen 0223 964 455.

SNOW FARM SPRING SEASON PASS only $100 or $150 (with hire included). It doesn't get any cheaper than this! Come enjoy the beautiful weather and an awesome time on the snow!

HIGH QUALITY PAINTING TEAM specialising in architecturally designed homes. Providing top quality hand finished craftsmanship. Phone 0211 430 408.

LAKE HAWEA GUARDIANS INVITE YOU to join them for a spring clean. Saturday 21st September 1 - 3pm. Meet at the boat ramp. Come prepared. Afternoon tea provided. Contact Mike Cotter for details. Phone 443 6311 or come and lend a hand.

ADULT DANCE – Hip Hop and Ballet weekly classes just for adults at Dance Wanaka. 'Drop in' and trial, or concession cards available. Classes central at Cliff Wilson St studio. Hip Hop Thurs 7-8pm and Ballet Wed 1.45 - 2.45pm. Guaranteed to be a fun work-out that tones the body. For more info - visit dancewanaka.co.nz or email anna@dancewanaka.co.nz

NEED NEW UNDIES? Mons Royale is on sale now at Base 15-30% off.

HULA FOR FUN, HOOP FOR FITNESS, hulahoop to be fabulous. 6 week beginners' hulahoop workshop starting Tuesday 10th September 6pm at the Lake Hawea Community Centre. Contact Jo Day fantailhoops9382@gmail.com or phone 0210 8289 987.

WILD POPPY CAFE IN ALEXANDRA seeks cook/chef for lunches and special occasions. For more details phone Vanessa 0220 823 505.

CHECK OUT THE NEW COLLECTABLES and retro room up at Hondy's, 54 Reece Crescent, Wanaka. Some great retro/collectable stuff is now available to purchase.

3 BEDROOM, 1 BATHROOM HOUSE for 6-12 months rental. Sunny large section, great views, garden ready for planting, fruit trees and strawberry patch. Furnishings can be negotiated. Hunter Cres, 5 min walk to lake. $360 per week. Ph 021 641 741. sam@wbc.net.nz. References required.

THE CHATEAU FRONTENAC IS A grand hotel in Quebec City, Canada. It is operated as Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac and was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1980. It is one of the most photographed hotels in the world and dominates the Quebec City skyline. The Messenger is available in Quebec City on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

CHALLENGE WANAKA: start thinking about your training regime now! Massage is proven to help reduce soft-tissue restrictions, increase your range of motion and reduce pain and recovery time. I have worked with many huge athletes; the Scottish rugby team, Barcelona football team, pro golfers, bodybuilders and numerous more. Priced realistically, massage shouldn't be a luxury when it's a necessity. www.eutopiawanaka.com or call Carol on 0221 979 171.

WALLPAPER HANGER SPECIALIST. Over 40 years' experience. Local. Phone 443 5802.

EXPERT TREE CARE - what arborists do. Any tree, any size, anywhere. Phone Wanaka's owner-operated council approved professional arborists. Tree Tamers, 03 443 6454 or www.treetamers.co.nz

KING SPLIT BED FOR SALE. Excellent condition. $400. Phone 443 6989.