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18 September 2013



"BOOBS & BUBBLES" CONGRATULATES: Jude, Committee ladies and guys. Pale face and red face. Well done! Pink Ribbon Street Appeal Friday 11th October. Collectors needed for 1 hour please. Phone Judy Young 443 8161 if you can help. Thank you.

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 or 443 2721.

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

WANAKA WINE CONVIVIUM at the Federal Diner on Thursday October 3rd. Come and experience Southern American food with wine and beer to match. For more information come to the diner or email Raspberrycreek@gmail.com to get a copy of the menu.

2 SEATER SOFA FOR SALE. Also an outdoor spa, disassemble and take away. Phone 03 443 8662.

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS ARE BACK! Pool comp returns at Gin and Raspberry!! 7.30pm Wednesday 25th September. Lots of prizes to give away on the first night. Can't wait to see all those lovely regular players again!

TRÈS BON - SPECIAL CARDRONA LAMB SPIT ROAST Sunday 29th September. Meat carved straight onto your plate, sides of potato gratin Dauphinois and seasonal vegetables. Live music. 24 wines by the glass. Pétanque. Starting at 1pm with delicious spreads from Provence. Book now. Bistro Gentil. Phone 03 443 2299. www.bistrogentil.co.nz

SEEKING INTEREST – to share 90sqm of hard floor studio space. Wanted to rent with another local business or community arts group. Those interested can call Anna on 021 575 569 or anna@dancewanaka.co.nz

COMPUTER NOT RUNNING like it used to? No worries, call Your Computer Geek to get it back to its former glory. 0211 184 392.

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.

RITUAL ESPRESSO CAFE IS LOOKING FOR a long term local barista with a strong background in food and coffee. You will need cafe experience and preference will be given to those with excellent barista and customer service skills. Please drop off CV with covering letter to Chris or email ritualcafeltd@gmail.com

HAVE YOU CHECKED OUT OUR WEBSITE? www.wellmanelectrical.co.nz

JUDE BATTSON IS ABOUT SUPPORTING the entire community. This includes economic enabling that brings business to town that in turn brings jobs to service a wide range of skills. 

GET GROWING WORKSHOP - veggie gardening in Central Otago run by Dr Compost and master gardener Frankie Dean. 30 years local know how: tips on building raised beds, seed sowing and what to plant when. Thursday 19th September, 6-8pm, Aspiring Beginnings, Warren St. Funded by QLDC, www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz or www.qldc.govt.nz Gold coin donation.

WANAKA GOLF CLUB NIGHT SHOOTING - due to the increased need for rabbit control on the back 9 holes of the golf course, we wish to advise, that we will have a night shoot on the 18th & 19th September from 7.00pm – 10.30pm.

VOTE JOHN CHAMBERS FOR SOUTHERN DISTRICT HEALTH BOARD, supported by Jane Nimmo.

GENERAL HANDYMAN - painting (interior and exterior) and gardening - good rates. Call John 0274 479 433.

YOGA CLASSES AT WANAKA WELLNESS Centre - no sweat! Small groups, ambient studio, central, shower. All levels catered. Mon / Wed 6pm, Thurs 7am. Phone Stella 0210 655 259. www.evesart.co.nz

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

CLIMBING FRAME/MONKEY BARS WANTED. Do you have one in your garden not being used any more. Phone 443 2582 or 021 540 395.

THIS WEEK AT GIN AND RASPBERRY - Wednesday 5.30 - 6.30 pianist keys. Thursday 5.30-6.30 pianist keys. Friday 5.30 - 6.30 acoustic session with Robbie. Saturday 5.30 - 6.30 Guitarist Rob. Sunday 5.30 - 6.30 pianist keys.

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.

ARE YOU A MUSICIAN/BAND wanting space to practice? Opium is offering our space to come and practice and use the gear for free as an end of winter thank you to all our awesome Wanaka family! Available 5pm - 9pm Tuesday - Sunday, pop into the bar to book a space or solo musicians just come have a jam!

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

BULLOCK BAR GRILL - BYO BOTTLE of wine from our bottle store and enjoy a great steak before this year's "Stars In Your Eyes" show. Open from 6pm 7 nights.

PRESERVE YOUR PRECIOUS MEMORIES. We convert old video tapes or photos to DVD. Visit Tidy Design your video and file conversion specialists. 3 Helwick St, 443 4433.

WANAKA BREAST FEEDING SUPPORT would like to thank the Graham and Olive West Charitable Trust for their support.

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

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 

GIN AND RASPBERRY - Wanaka's newest bar. 155 Ardmore Street - Level 1. Happy hour 5-6 pm. $5 Stoke beer, $5 house wine, $5 tap cider and $8 gin and raspberry cocktail. Live music most evenings from 5.30 - 6.30pm. Huge balcony area with the best views in Wanaka.

FRESH DANISHES AT The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

FRESH BREAD BAKED DAILY at The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

PAINTER AVAILABLE. No job too big or too small. Phone Ben 0204 0133 350.

ADMIN WORK WANTED: 10-20 hours per week. Could work from home. Experience in Xero, MYOB, Ace Payroll etc. Contact Toni 0211 789 773.

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

RIPPPON FESTIVAL FACT! In 2012, Rippon Festival and Wastebusters Wanaka recycled 90% of the festival waste. In 2014 we're aiming for 92%!

CHAPTER5 HAS A NEW DELIVERY of Men's English Laundry shirts. Awesome selections of colours and sizes. Also stockist of Diesel, Scotch and Soda and Gaudi. Chapter5 in the Pembroke Mall. "Where it's all about you".

HE'S FEATURED ON TV, he's played to sold out venues across New Zealand, and we are stoked to be bringing him to Wanaka - Free! Raiza Biza live at Mint Bar on Saturday 21st September.

THE ZUCCHINI BROTHERS ARE THE BAND for your wedding/birthday/function if you want people of all ages on the dance floor. Phone Dave Gillies 021 341 193 or email davidjgillies1@gmail.com or check us out at the Albert Town Tavern this Friday.

SUBARU LEGACY LANCASTER 1997 for sale. Manual, low 4WD, warrant, registered, 2 new tyres, chains, Cam Belt done. Lovely car! 226,000km - new motor @ 89,000km. $3200ono Phone 0272 437 711.

CRADLE & CREW OPENING THIS SATURDAY!  Balloons, cupcakes and beautiful children's clothes right in the heart of Wanaka. 39 Helwick Street.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON. Only 14 weeks till Christmas! Phone 443 5898.

BIRGIT IS BACK AT ALI BABAS for women's hairstyling next week – 24th to 28th September, then every second week. Phone 443 1722 for an appointment.

FOR SALE - 10 seater semi-circle lounge $500. 4 Lazy boy recliners $250 each. White timber single bed with trundle and mattress $150. Large Ikea bookcase $60. All in excellent condition. Call Steve 0212 336 661.

TRUST JUDE BATTSON? Too right you can. Turn up to candidates evenings and ask questions or phone me 443 1602.

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

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

DID YOU KNOW THE WANAKA FARMERS MARKET opens Thursday, 4pm Spencer House Mall? If not come and join us this Thursday?

THE SIGATOKA VALLEY PRODUCES A high volume of the Fiji's fruits, spices and vegetables, both for local consumption and export. The Saturday Sigatoka Market is extremely busy, with farmers bringing their products from all over the Sigatoka river valley. The Messenger is available in Sigatoka on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

SENIOR CHEF AND WAIT STAFF REQUIRED at Alivate Restaurant and Bar. Drop in your CV or contact us on 443 1188.

THIS SATURDAY AT OPIUM we have the awesome live hiphop and electro bass act "Odyssey" with MC Aeries all the way from Christchurch. These boys recently opened for Six60 alongside MC Tali. Don't miss your opportunity to see them for free before they explode into the big time!! Support from DJ Emily. And it's still $5 all drinks all night because we love you!

FOR SALE: BIKE RACK, takes 4 bikes, curved to suit 4 wheel drive, NZ made, good condition $140. Mountain Bike, Marin Nail Trail, 120mm front travel, hard tail, size small, would suit lady or teenager, very good bike $240. 4x4 tyre for sale, 7mm tread, size 16x265x70 Firestone Dualer $80. Call Simon 0210 584 263 / 443 2132.

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.

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.

OUTDOOR POWER GARDENING - come and see us for the full range of Bosch outdoor powered garden equipment - Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

ARTISANS STUDIO, 56 ARDMORE ST is closing on 11th October. Come stock up on your favourites and say goodbye to our talented artists.

SINGERS AND DANCERS! Creative performance workshop with vocal Tutor Jenn Shelton and choreographer Rachel Erichsen. 21/22 September in Wanaka. 8-12yrs and 13-18yrs. See our website www.performanzwanaka.wix.com/performanz or email: performanzwanaka@gmail.com

GENUINE FRENCH TARTIFLETTE - made by a Frenchman for Frenchmen - at Sailz Lake Hawea - top of the hill.

2½ WEEKS TO GO! ROTARY BOOK SALE starts Friday 4th October, then Saturday and Sunday. Please leave books at Mitre 10 or Video Ezy, or ring 443 6643 to arrange collection.

16 YEARS IN BUSINESS! METALWORKS wants to share the love and thank you for your loyalty. Friday 27th September is the day. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz 54 Ballantyne. Ph 443 1760.

COME IN A TRY CAPRICCIO SPECIAL Autumn menu. Your choice of soup and beef Wellington or fish pie and finish with a homemade pavlova. Three course $30. Two course $25. For a limited time. Phone 443 8579.

DON'T BUTCHER YOUR BIRCHES! or any other tree for that matter... Tree Tamers can reduce them tastefully and tidily. You can trust Tree Tamers - qualified arborists, insured, local and experienced since 2003! Phone Milo 0272 751 268 or www.treetamers.co.nz

LEARN TO DRIVE IN A RELAXED and friendly environment with female instructor. Call/text Nicky at Aspiring Drivers. Phone 0210 607 310.

ANNA VAN RIEL'S WHISTLE AND HUM house concert tour in North America is drawing to a close. Thank you so much to Wanaka locals for all the amazing love, support and encouragement. The tour has been an amazing success. Anna's locally made album available upstairs at Tidy Design 3 Helwick St.

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

WANAKA COMMUNITY BOARD, vote Ross McRobie, "to get things done!" Call me to discuss any issues before you decide to vote on 0274 329 892.

THIS FRIDAY AT OPIUM is a big DJ mash up with heaps of our favourite DJs from this winter, spanning everything from Glitch Hop to Breaks to Electro to DnB. $5 all drinks all night!

HAWEA BOWLING CLUB OPENING DAY. Sunday 22nd September, 1.30pm start. Visitors welcome. Members a plate.

CLINICAL HYPNOTHERAPY - What would you like to change? Lose weight - stop smoking - overcome stress or fear - be more confident, relaxed, motivated or happier... I can help you! Ph 0273 290 364 www.lifeunlimitedhypnotherapy.com

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.

MASSAGE, STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION, Chi Nei Tsang (abdominal massage) and Auric magnetic healing to remove blocks and speed up healing. For more info visit www.christinecallanan.com or call Christine 0276 936 300.

COFFEE SO SIC, you'll need to see a doctor! Coffee Cure, in the Medical Centre, with great coffee and many delicious food options. Ph 021 349 246 or 03 443 0717.

RENTAL HOUSE WANTED FOR WORKING COUPLE (no house shares). Ideally furnished, some outdoor space with log burner but open to offers. Long term. Please contact 0211 598 675.

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.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON: Debbie, Michelle and Natalie - all senior stylists. Stockists of De Lorenzo and Angel products. 1/12 Frederick Street. Phone 443 5898.

MORE DANCING IN WANAKADue to popular demand Ceroc Dance, the easiest partner dance to learn, is continuing classes in Wanaka on Thursdays: Beginners class 8.15pm, Presbyterian Hall, Tenby Street. First Timers September Offer: 5 classes for $50! (usually $15 per session). Contact Emma 021 566 013 or 03 441 3434 cerocsouthernlakes@gmail.com

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. References required.

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.

PILATES, CORE CIRCUIT AND SWISS BALL CLASSES: new six week rounds start 30 September. Bookings essential, Central Lakes Physio 443 1711.

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.

GARAGE SALE PLUS! Indoor and outdoor plants, succulents. Revamped furniture, 2 x dog beds, new, and heaps more. Computer, chainsaw. 911 Aubrey Road, Albert Town, Saturday 21st, 9.30am.

WEEKEND ART WORKSHOP with famous Oamaru artist Donna Demente.18-20th October. Mt Aspiring College. Open to teenagers and adults. Call Kim 0274 061 540 for more info.

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

TRUE BOILED BREAKFAST BAGELS AT The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

8 FOOT SATIVA. Live at Opium Sept 25th. Limited tickets available. www.eventfinder.co.nz Two support acts. This is the Shadowmasters album release tour. Don't miss out. Doors from 7pm.

DANCE CAMP - for creative minds and young performers. 2 day camps including dance, art and African drums. 7th and 8th October, 9am - 3pm. 5-12 years with limited numbers. For more info and to register, visit www.dancewanaka.co.nz or call Anna 021 575 569.

KARUNA DAY SPA revitalise the inner and outer you. Massage, facial, brow and lash. Waxing, tanning and nail care. We know how to take care of you. Located in the CBD. Sensibly priced. Call free 0800 747 533 or Text 0226 152 231.

WANAKA COMMUNITY BOARD, vote Ross McRobie, "not just talking about it!". Call me to discuss any issues before you decide to vote, on 0274 329 892.

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

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.

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.

CREEK CAFE BAR ARE LOOKING FOR an experienced chef for mainly evening/weekend work and a few days. Please call Stacy or Selena. Phone 443 6262 or 0210 440 878.

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

RACHEL BROWN WILL WORK FOR WANAKA. She has the skills and experience the Wanaka Community Board is looking for. See www.rachelbrowncb.com

TARTIFLETTE, OOZING DELICIOUSNESS! Blue cod, moist and juicy. Memorable mussels. Where? Top of the hill. Sailz Lake Hawea Restaurant & Bar. Ph 443 1696.

ROOM TO RENT. FULLY FURNISHED room available in warm, new house on Kings Dr. Sky, WiFi, log fire, good views. Available now - mid Dec. Call 0212 279 898.

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.

JAPAN SKI PACKAGES AVAILABLE at Wanaka Flight Centre. Keep the season going! Talk to Wanaka Flight centre today. Phone 0800 367 926 or email wanaka@flightcentre.co.nz

CHOP SHOP WINTER SALE 20% - 30% off winter stock. Incl beanies, knitwear, hoodys and jackets. Shop 3 Pembroke Mall.

POSITION AVAILABLE AT PROACTIVE Health and Fitness for a qualified personal trainer. Experience within the sport and fitness industry is essential. The candidate must have a real passion for inspiring members towards outstanding results. They must be able to run small group sessions and 'one on one' training. A good knowledge of snow sports is required for dry land training. Having good people skills and being able to work as part of a team is crucial. Contact Sue at: sue@proactivewanaka.com

CONGRATULATIONS TO ANNIE DAVIS, winner of the library survey draw and $50 gift card to New World, and to Florence Micoud, winner of the logo competition and $25 Paper Plus voucher. WPLA Friends of the library thank the community for support. Look for the survey report by the end of September.

FOREST AND BIRD RESTORATION PLANTING DAY at Butterfields Wetland this Sunday 22nd September 10am. Meet at parking area next to the swing bridge on the lower Hawea River. Tools and morning tea provided to volunteers. Contact Shaun on 0276 370 319.

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

ANNABEL LANGBEIN LOVES NORDAVIA - A Nordic Specialty Bakeshop. Annabel is a fan of our delicious handcrafted Finnish Dark Rye Bread and Kransekake! Check out our website www.nordaviabakeshop.co.nz for photographs and 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

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

LIVE MUSIC AT FEDERAL DINER on Friday 27th September. Amiria Grenell with guests from 7pm. See you there.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR SCHOOL HOLIDAY programme - Super heroes, Muppets, flower fairies. Whatever your talents! Can you help for a day? Call into Community Networks, 73 Brownston Street. Phone 0210 8241 495.

TANGOS CAFÉ - BARISTA WANTED. Apply to alnval@clear.net.nz or phone 0274 548 705 or drop your CV into the café.

FOR SALE: SOLID MAHOGANY TABLE 800w x 1600L x 750H. One small drawer. Excellent condition. $150 ono. Phone 443 1240.

2002 SUBARU IMPREZA 20N AWD 5Dr, Sonic Blue, STI Extras, 135,000KM. WOF Feb 2014, Reg Nov 2013. $8,750. Call Al on 0223 964 452.

KILLER POOL - Starting this Thursday at the Albert Town Tavern. Entries in by 7pm. 8 ball. Win a $50 bar tab. $2.00 entry. Winner takes all. Free bar snacks for all entries. Courtesy coach, free pick up and drop off. Ph 443 4545. 

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

FROM SARGOOD DRIVE TO SIGATOKA, FIJI. The Messenger is available in Sigatoka on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

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.

HEALTH FACT: AS LITTLE AS 10 MINUTES in the midday summer sun produces 10,000 units of vitamin D. In the meantime most of us are deficient! Holistic Healthcare for health diagnosis and natural solutions. www.holistic-healthcare.co.nz Phone 443 5991. At Wanaka Wellness Centre.

GALLERY33. Paintings, sculpture, glass, ceramics and jewellery. Wanaka's only Contemporary Art Gallery. Check out our website www.gallery33.co.nz

"CORE & RANGE FOR BLOKES" IS STARTING again on Sept 23rd. Peak Endurance Classes lead by Dougal Allan designed to improve strength and range to help you excel at your sport or activity. Mondays 6:30 – 7:45am. Dougal.allan@gmail.com for more info or to sign up.

DRY STONE WALL MASTER CRAFTSMAN. Call Martin at Stonescapes. Wanted: jib for Hobi Turbo. Must be in good condition. Phone 443 6257.

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.

SKIS, SNOWBOARDS, OUTERWEAR, Mons Royale and more on sale now at Base 2

RUN/ATHLETICS GROUP Wednesdays 6pm starting October 2nd. Technique, speed, strength and core/range work starting gently and periodising in intensity to Challenge Wanaka. We now have a Development Group and a Sr Group.  For more information: valburke@xtra.co.nz

SITUATION VACANT: DEEP CANYON OFFICE STAFF full time and part time positions from October until mid-April, would suit someone who has sales skills and likes organising others. Email: jump@deepcanyon.co.nz or phone 03 443 7922.

QUIZ NIGHT. WED from 7pm at the Bullock Bar starring George and Rusty. Enter a team or come along and join one. Fantastic fun with Wanaka's Quiz Master.

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: "Kampai!" (come-pie) meaning "Cheers!", "A toast!", the reason why Sasanoki is closed this Saturday to celebrate the end of busy season. Be warned that you may hear Bruno repeating this around town. Please pray he can make it home safely this time.

LOCALS INTRO NOW AVAILABLE at Hot Yoga Fusion. $35 for 8 days of unlimited yoga. Come try Hot Yoga! Please bring proof of address. Ph/text 0224 689 642 (find us on Facebook - Hot Yoga Fusion).

WANAKA TENNIS INC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 4pm Saturday 5th October following opening day. George Morris Memorial Trophy 1pm.

IT'S SPEECH LANGUAGE THERAPY AWARENESS WEEK. Call Susan Helmore if you are worried about your, or your child's speech or language. Communicate Speech Language Therapy. Phone 0272 158 851, 443 7747 or www.speechlanguagetherapy.co.nz

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

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.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN – "Zucchini Brothers" rocking the house down. This Friday 20th Sept from 8pm. Courtesy coach ph 443 4545.

FIND SOMETHING DIFFERENT, fresh, healthy with heaps of taste at the Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday from 4pm Spencer House Mall.

3 BEDROOM FULLY FURNISHED house wanted to rent, pref Wanaka. Mid Oct - mid April. Extremely reliable and tidy tenants. Please email jazhoki@hotmail.com or ph Lyn 443 7388.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - Take-aways. Best wraps and chips in town. Ph 443 4545.

THE MAXIMUM ROPATAZ PLAYING at Creek Cafe this Friday from 6.30pm. They are a local 3 piece band, playing a mixed bag of funky sounds. Happy hour 5.30 - 6.30pm and try our platters, little yums and main meals.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE - beginner/pre-intermediate classes - Tues-Fri mornings - please call Renee to enrol: 021 629 346 or 443 8485.

PIGLETS - LARGE, WHITE, 6 weeks old. $60. Phone 0211 313 532.

GARAGE SALE ON TUESDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER! Winter equipment, camping stuff, clothes and much more. Come to 86 Upton Street between 1 - 7pm.

WANTED: BERNINA NOVA 900 sewing machine. Yes, I know it's a really old model, but we need some parts for our old faithful! She is starting to show her age! Phone 443 1942 or 0274 431 942.

WANTED: BERNINA NOVA 900 sewing machine. Yes, I know it's a really old model, but we need some parts for our old faithful! She is starting to show her age! Phone 443 1942 or 0274 431 942.

ROOM $90 P/W. WiFi, by the river, pub, shop in Albert Town. Double bed. Own balcony, non-smoker only. Phone 0273 214 952.

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

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.

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

ARE YOU A MUSICIAN/BAND wanting space to practice? Opium is offering our space to come and practice and use the gear for free as an end of winter thank you to all our awesome Wanaka family! Available 5pm - 9pm Tuesday - Sunday, pop into the bar to book a space or solo musicians just come have a jam!

DOCUMENTARY NIGHT AT WANAKA WELLNESS. Watch 'Statin Nation' and ask yourself. Do I really need statins? 7pm Thursday 19th at Wanaka Wellness. $5 entry. Limited spaces. Phone 443 4668 or info@wanakawellness.co.nz to book.

SIGATOKA IS THE PRINCIPAL CENTRE for Fiji's coastal tourism belt (the Coral Coast) which hosts many of the country's leading hotels and resorts. Major tourist attractions include the Sigatoka Sand Dunes near Kulukulu Village two kilometres north-west of Sigatoka, and the Kula Eco Park which houses some 500 birds of 100 species from many tropical countries. The Messenger is available in Sigatoka on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

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.

WANTED: PART TIME RECEPTIONIST. Do you have excellent customer service? Do you have a fun, outgoing personality? Send your CV to darelle.jenkins@stayatbase.com

GARDEN TIDY-UP TIME? A "Really Good Gardener" could be what you need. Phone Andrew on 443 7738 or 0221 366 708.

JUDE BATTSON KEEPS WHAT REAL?  Answer = Everything, including the decision making for the past 3 years for all sectors of the Wanaka Ward community. I keep community aspirations in mind.

20% OFF FULL TUNES AT BASE Ultimate Workshop. Get a spring structure in your board and save $15. Drop gear at Base2.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION – Due to children leaving for primary school, the Preschool now has spaces available for children from the age of 18 months through 5 years old. We are a community based early childhood centre dedicated to providing high quality education. Please come in with your child for a visit any day from 9am – 3pm.106 Tenby Street or ring 443 7090.

GET GROWING WORKSHOP - veggie gardening in Central Otago run by Dr Compost and master gardener Frankie Dean. 30 years local know how: tips on building raised beds, seed sowing and what to plant when. Thursday 19th September, 6-8pm, Aspiring Beginnings, Warren St. Funded by QLDC, www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz Gold coin donation.

JUDE BATTSON FOR COUNCIL. Voting papers arriving this weekend. Please don't bin them. Yes, your forefathers and mothers battled to vote and have local government so we can make decisions for our communities.

BENCHTOP FOR SALE: Large U shaped benchtop with sink cut-out, 5 years old, Kymira, charcoal shade, 60mm high, have measurements and can be viewed in Wanaka. Ph 443 1951 or 0274 369 233.

COMPUTER NOT RUNNING like it used to? No worries, call Your Computer Geek to get it back to its former glory. 0211 184 392.

2½ WEEKS TO GO! ROTARY BOOK SALE starts Friday 4th October, then Saturday and Sunday. Please leave books at Mitre 10 or Video Ezy, or ring 443 6643 to arrange collection.

CRICKET PRACTICES FOR SENIOR reserve and senior starts Tuesday 17th September, 5.15pm at Pembroke Park. Year 11 students and older most welcome. Mike O'Connor ph 021 499 642.

TIME TO LEARN AND IMPROVE YOUR TENNIS! Spring Tennis Coaching programmes start October 14th for adults and kids. Or start earlier with our holiday tennis camp Oct 7th-11th! Check it all out and sign up at www.aspiringtennis.com, or email aspiringtennis@yahoo.co.nz or call Kirstie on 0212 313 554 for more info.

TAME THE WILDERNESS IN YOUR BACKYARD, civilise your section. More sun, better views, less mess. Tree Tamers, Wanaka's local owner operated arborists 0272 751 268 www.treetamers.co.nz.

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.

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

ROOM FOR RENT: Looking for long term rental? Starting end of September. Fully furnished, everything provided. WiFi. Would suit professional person, non-smoker, no pets. Phone 0274 541 746.

VOTE ROSS MCROBIE FOR THE Wanaka Community Board to "Make a Difference!". Call me to discuss any issues before you decide to vote, on 0274 329 892.

AVAILABLE TO RENT NOW. 4/5 bedroom unfurnished two storey home with very large garage and workshop – in beautiful private garden with Bullock Creek flowing through. 3-6 months negotiable at $495 per week. Ph 0211 537 097 or email mountainworld@bigpond.com.

QUIZ NIGHT. WED from 7pm at the Bullock Bar starring George and Rusty. Enter a team or come along and join one. Fantastic fun with Wanaka's Quiz Master.

WANTED: DRAUGHTSPERSON, part time or contract to complete house plans due to work load. Please contact 0272 294 245 if interested.

HORSE RIDING - Book a school holiday riding programme with Timbercreek Equestrian 1.30 - 5pm weekdays. Ph 0272 109 099. Fun and learning safe environment, experienced instruction.

WOODEN OARS WANTED. Preferably with rowlocks. Phone 0212 846 773.

FROM RIBBONWOOD AVENUE TO REYKJAVIK. The Messenger is available in Reykjavik on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

VOTE LIZ BRESLIN FOR QLDC! Your local voice.

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

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

IT'S SPEECH LANGUAGE THERAPY AWARENESS WEEK. Call Susan Helmore if you are worried about your, or your child's speech or language. Communicate Speech Language Therapy. Phone 0272 158 851, 443 7747 or www.speechlanguagetherapy.co.nz

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

ON FREEVIEW you get all your favourite free-to-air channels plus more, one-off set up cost, no monthly fees. Call Custom Digital, Peter Cartlidge 443 5138 or Ryan Jones 021 382 141.

OFFICE HOUR AT GIN AND RASPBERRY! Friday evenings from 6pm we will be giving away a bottle of wine or beers to a group in the bar. Just get your details to one of our staff on Friday to go into the draw!

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

FOR SALE 1974 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER. WOF and rego. No rust. Goes well. $5800 ono. Phone 0211 313 532.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON. Only 14 weeks till Christmas! Phone 443 5898.

CHEAP, MAYBE EVEN FREE office/retail or display space in the centre of Town. 20sqm of your own space. Short or long term. Perfect for a new or start-up business looking to save dollars. Call 0221 572 180 to enquire.

7 DAY DETOX RETREAT 25th Oct - 1st Nov: Juice fasting, colon cleansing, yoga and healing. Take your cleanse to a deeper level. For more info check out www.alignedtolife.com or call Christine 0276 936 300.

GARAGE SALE – This Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd Sept. 22 Sam John Place, Lake Hawea (off Cemetery Rd). Old and new doors, kitchen joinery units, lead light sash window, odd bits of timber, hot water cylinder, squabs, king size mattress, dog basket, duvets, some furniture, sleeping bags, possibly clothes and other bits and pieces. Phone 443 1602 to enquire.

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

FRESH DANISHES AT The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

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

OUR PROFESSIONAL ROAMERS will pick up your unwanted quality items, sell them on your behalf (on Trade Me) and then they will pay you (without all the hard work!!). Start spring cleaning now and see what goodies you can turn into cash. Email iroam4u@hotmail.com or call 0273 236 974 to book a roamer and discuss details.

WANTED 2-5 BEDROOM HOUSE with at least a double garage. Long term rental. Phone 0226 975 875.

PAINTER AVAILABLE. No job too big or too small. Phone Ben 0204 0133 350.

RIPPON FESTIVAL FACT! Held on February 1st at the beautiful Rippon Vineyard who have been producing stunning wine for over 30 years!

BATHROOM RENOVATIONS OR NEW builds - come and see us for showers, vanities, toilets and tapware - Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

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

DANCE CAMP - for creative minds and young performers. 2 day camps including dance, art and African drums. 7th and 8th October, 9am - 3pm. 5-12 years with limited numbers. For more info and to register, visit www.dancewanaka.co.nz or call Anna 021 575 569.

GET COMPOSTING WORKSHOP - the secret to a healthy garden is compost, and you can make your own in just a few minutes a day. Dr Compost's tips and tricks; no smell, no fuss, your plants will love you for it. Wednesday 25th September, 12-2pm, St John Wanaka, Link Way. Funded by QLDC, www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz or www.qldc.govt.nz Gold coin donation.

MATURE SINGLE WOMAN LOOKING TO RENT one bedroom flat, unit at reasonable rent. Long term. Available to babysit in main home if needed. Tidy, solvent and responsible tenant. Call Carole on 0211 477 260.

LIVE MUSIC AT FEDERAL DINER on Friday 27th September. Amiria Grenell with guests from 7pm. See you there.

HEAVY DIESEL MECHANIC REQUIRED. Shift work on Cat machinery. Enquiries to 0212 846 773.

GET GROWING WORKSHOP - veggie gardening in Central Otago run by Dr Compost and master gardener Frankie Dean. 30 years local know how: tips on building raised beds, seed sowing and what to plant when. Thursday 19th September, 6-8pm, Aspiring Beginnings, Warren St. Funded by QLDC, www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz or www.qldc.govt.nz Gold coin donation.

ROOM FOR RENT: $130 PER WEEK, with local professional flatmates. Utilities and internet included. Available 7th October. Phone 021 556 355.

HANDCRAFTED FINNISH DARK RYE BREAD made with a unique Wild Yeast starter - and made to an authentic Finnish recipe. New convenient 750 gram size and price - suitable for one or two people. Delicious daily small batches - fresh out of our oven at 11.30am. Our customers are loving our healthy and sustaining dark Rye bread! Nordavia - A Nordic Specialty Bakeshop. 1 Frederick Street, first on the left - on the way to Wastebusters. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm. Phone 03 - 443 5475. Visit our website - www.nordaviabakeshop.co.nz for photographs and more information on how to order.

TANGOS CAFÉ - BARISTA WANTED. Apply to alnval@clear.net.nz or phone 0274 548 705 or drop your CV into the café.

BESPOKE METAL WORK. Shelving, tables, kitchen pot-racks, cafe-counters, lighting and signs, all designed and manufactured here in Wanaka. Workshop Metalworks, 54 Ballantyne Rd. We make to order. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz Ph 443 1760.

WELLNESS IS OUR NATURAL STATE: get to the heart of the matter with Nub WellBeing. Txt/ph Libby 0211 731 350.

BASE 2 SALE NOW ON! Bargains on all winter gear, come in and check it out.

HOLIDAY SEASON IS ON ITS WAY. Learn to drive with Aspiring Drivers and gain your freedom! Call/text Nicky 0210 607 310.

MOPS CLEANING SERVICES - Your local team. Rentals, offices, residentials, builders cleans. Now able to take work in Hawea. For a friendly professional service call 0210 691 988 or 746 8111.

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

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

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.

PRESERVE YOUR PRECIOUS MEMORIES. We convert old video tapes or photos to DVD. Visit Tidy Design your video and file conversion specialists. 3 Helwick St, 443 4433.

FIND SOMETHING DIFFERENT, fresh, healthy with heaps of taste at the Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday from 4pm Spencer House Mall.

FLATMATE WANTED - To share my own home, mature working woman. $140 week plus utilities share, 3 mins walk to lake, 20 to town. Ph 021 794 958.

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 $150. If your number gets drawn, you get to turn the Ace and you win $150 cash. Pokies!! Courtesy coach ph 443 4545.

THIS SATURDAY AT OPIUM we have the awesome live hiphop and electro bass act "Odyssey" with MC Aeries all the way from Christchurch. These boys recently opened for Six60 alongside MC Tali. Don't miss your opportunity to see them for free before they explode into the big time!! Support from DJ Emily. And it's still $5 all drinks all night because we love you!

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

INTRO LATIN DANCE CLASSES - THIS WEEK - SALSA! Come join Hannah and Yaeh for a mix of different Latin dance styles - cha cha, salsa, rumba, jive, samba and bachata. No experience or partner required. $10 per class or 3 for $25, Tuesdays at 7:30-8:30pm at the Presbyterian Community Hall, Tenby Street. For more info contact, Yaeh 0210 2795 639.

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.

HERITAGE PARK our blossoms are spectacular just now come to Florence's for lunch or book a function at The Venue.

FOR SALE 2009 MITSUBISHI Lancer SX, 2 litre automatic hatchback. New Zealand new. Rose red, 27,529kms, 5 star safety rating. Near new condition. Genuine reason for selling. $16,000. Phone 443 1310.

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.

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.

SAILZ LAKE HAWEA HAVE A pre-wedding private function on Friday 20 September from 6.30. Therefore the Restaurant will be closed to the public from 6.30. Business as normal all other days.

CREEK CAFE BAR ARE LOOKING FOR an experienced chef for mainly evening/weekend work and a few days. Please call Stacy or Selena. Phone 443 6262 or 0210 440 878.

FRAN'S SPECIAL THIS WEEK. Bolognese, tomato, mozzarella, onion and oregano - Francesca's Pizzas - Brownston Street. Take-away and delivery. Pizzas from $10, garlic bread from $5. Call 0800 GO 4 PIZZA. 

CLEANER AVALIABLE: $25pr hr. Will clean up so you don't have to. Call/txt 0211 789 773.

OUR ACOUSTIC SETS AT OPIUM from 9pm this week are Mike Kennedy on Thursday and open mic/jam session hosted by Robbie on Sunday. 

TUBULAR STEEL BUNKS cream colour double/single bed combo. Mattresses included. Ex cond. Full set golf clubs, carbon shafts. VG cond. Ph 0272 665 497 or 443 8413.

$$ 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.

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

THE LOVELY GILL MACLEAN from World Travellers Wanaka is retiring after 30 years in the travel industry!  We are having a morning tea for Gill on Wed 25 Sept 10-11am. All past and present clients are all welcome to come in to join Gill for morning tea and to say farewell.

BULLOCK BAR - glass jugs, Tab, pokies, bottle store, meat raffles, steak, live music "Hard Yards" Sat night and great service with fair prices.

SENIOR CHEF AND WAIT STAFF REQUIRED at Alivate Restaurant and Bar. Drop in your CV or contact us on 443 1188.

BALANCE IS A PROCESS OF constant readjustment. Let Nub WellBeing help you get back into balance, holistically. Txt/ph Libby 0211 731 350.

WANAKLEAN DOG - GROOMING, clipping and bathing. Call Emily on 0275 110 282 to make an appointment.

SWIMMING LESSONS AT HOME, in your own pool. Over 20+ years' experience. Please contact Kirsten 0273 337 636.

WANAKA GOLF CLUB NIGHT SHOOTING - due to the increased need for rabbit control on the back 9 holes of the golf course, we wish to advise, that we will have a night shoot on the 18th & 19th September from 7.00pm – 10.30pm.

BUILDERS SHED 5M X 2M with external chains. Internal shelves etc. Best offer over $500. Ph 021 443 918.

PUKKA SIGNS + DESIGN + PRINT. Get a competitive quote for your latest project. Ph 443 4242.

ACCOMMODATION NEEDED for extended family visiting Wanaka over New Year. 7 adults, 2 boys. 27th December to 2nd January 2014. Happy to use tent for the boys. Raewyn 0272 268 657 or 443 5329.

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.

CARPENTER AND EXPERIENCED hammer hands required. 40 - 50 hours per week. Phone 0272 261 284 to discuss further.

LUGGATE HOTEL PRESENTS Maximum Ropatas, live music Sat 21st from 8pm. 3 piece party band. Courtesy coach available. Be there for a great party.

PILATES SWISS BALL/STRETCH CLASS. New six week round starts Thurs 3rd October, 5.30pm. Must have prior Pilates experience. BYO ball. Bookings essential, Central Lakes Physio, 443 1711.

SUBARU LEGACY LANCASTER 2500cc Petrol Automatic 2001, 93000kms. Excellent Condition. $6800 ono Ph 0226 525 199.

BAGUETTES THAT DON'T BEND. Others may say they bake them. We actually make them. Taste the difference at the Hammer & Nail, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

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

PILATES, CORE CIRCUIT AND SWISS BALL CLASSES: new six week rounds start 30 September. Bookings essential, Central Lakes Physio 443 1711.

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. www.womenssupport.org.nz  

2 SEATER SOFA FOR SALE. Also an outdoor spa, disassemble and take away. Phone 03 443 8662.

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

HOLIDAY RENTAL WANTED: In Wanaka by careful family for approximately 7 nights from January 3rd. Sleep 6. Email helen@ping.net.nz

THE MAXIMUM ROPATAZ PLAYING at Creek Cafe this Friday from 6.30pm. They are a local 3 piece band, playing a mixed bag of funky sounds. Happy hour 5.30 - 6.30pm and try our platters, little yums and main meals.

RITUAL ESPRESSO CAFE IS LOOKING FOR a long term local barista with a strong background in food and coffee. You will need cafe experience and preference will be given to those with excellent barista and customer service skills. Please drop off CV with covering letter to Chris or email ritualcafeltd@gmail.com

LAKE BAR PROPRIETORS - PETER & VICKI. Heiny, Steiny & Corona Stubbies $6, Speights Big Bottles $9, every day 11am until close! Friday Cocktails $10. Sundays - Rump Steak, fries and salad plus a Corona $20 until 5pm. Kids TV, Great Views, Sky Sport. Ph 03 443 2920.

GARAGE SALE PLUS! Indoor and outdoor plants, succulents. Revamped furniture, 2 x dog beds, new, and heaps more. Computer, chainsaw. 911 Aubrey Road, Albert Town, Saturday 21st, 9.30am.

NCEA EXAM PREP COURSE 7 - 11th October at Kip McGrath. Get support for externals in Maths, English and Science Y11 - 13. Call Nikki 443 1547 to book your place.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - Free dessert with every kid's meal ordered from now until the end of the month.

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.

LADIES NEW (AND NEWISH) TO WANAKA. Come and join us for lunch, to meet new friends, Friday 27th September. Contact Sue Saunders asap. Phone 443 7442. Looking forward to hearing from you!

WANTED A PERSON WITH CANTONESE language ability to interpret Chinese characters on old photos. Will pay an hourly rate and will supply a reference if required. Phone 03 443 1658 John.

THUNDERBIKES FOR SPRING bike servicing. Free 5 point check. 16 Helwick St, ph 443 2558.

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.

LOCALS INTRO NOW AVAILABLE at Hot Yoga Fusion. $35 for 8 days of unlimited yoga. Come try Hot Yoga! Please bring proof of address. Ph/text 0224 689 642 (find us on Facebook - Hot Yoga Fusion).

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

CRADLE & CREW BOUTIQUE BABY AND children's store. 10% off everything in store this Saturday only! 39 Helwick Street.

LIFESTYLE FENCING, MACROCARPA post and wire. Look far better than tanalised posts. Call Martin at Stonescapes 0210 2576 201.

MASSAGE WITH "MAGIC HANDS", Jason Clarke, provider to High Performance Sport New Zealand. "Magic Hands" has massaged: NZ elite triathletes, winter Olympians, multi-sports, the All Blacks and many valued locals. Deep tissue manipulation, sports, trigger point therapy myofascial release, stress relief, relaxation and pregnancy massages. "Feel the Magic". Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. Phone 443 0743 or 0274 288 569.

INLAND FROM SIGATOKA, located amongst a small range of limestone mountains are the Naihehe Caves, Fiji's largest cave system. Naihehe means 'a place to get lost' and was often a place of refuge in times of trouble. The cave is believed to have been the site of Fiji's last tribal war. The Messenger is available in Sigatoka on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

LARGE KITCHEN SECOND HAND RIMU. Can be viewed installed. Any interest? Phone 03 443 7346.

GIN AND RASPBERRY - Wanaka's newest bar. 155 Ardmore Street - Level 1. Happy hour 5-6 pm. $5 Stoke beer, $5 house wine, $5 tap cider and $8 gin and raspberry cocktail. Live music most evenings from 5.30 - 6.30pm. Huge balcony area with the best views in Wanaka.

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.

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 17-20 Dec or get your own group together for dates to suit. Check out www.aspiringguides.com Visit us above Relishes Cafe, or call 443 9422.

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.

CHEF REQUIRED FOR: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 7.30am - 4pm at Florence's Foodstore and Cafe. Must be experienced in all areas of the kitchen. Prefer long term residents. Please send application to: info@florencesfoodstore.co.nz

KIDSWEAR AT THE CHOP SHOP Littlehorn summer range has just arrived! Awesome dresses, skirts, tees, shorts and boardies for toddlers through to tweens. Shop 3 Pembroke Mall.

HOLIDAY CAMP – for creative minds and young performers. 2 day camps including dance, art and African drums. 7th and 8th October, 9am - 3pm. 5-12 years with limited numbers. For more info and to register, visit www.dancewanaka.co.nz or call Anna 021 575 569.

SINGERS AND DANCERS! Creative performance workshop with vocal Tutor Jenn Shelton and choreographer Rachel Erichsen. 21/22 September in Wanaka. 8-12yrs and 13-18yrs. See our website www.performanzwanaka.wix.com/performanz or email: performanzwanaka@gmail.com

CREEK CAFE BAR ARE LOOKING FOR an experienced chef for mainly evening/weekend work and a few days. Please call Stacy or Selena. Phone 443 6262 or 0210 440 878.

DRAMARAMA. NAUTICAL BUT NICE. Stars and Space! Some fun activities in Community Networks Holidays Programme. Book online at www.communitynetworks.co.nz

ATTENTION ACCOMMODATION PROVIDERS - CASUAL MOTEL/ACCOMMODATION MINDER AVAILABLE. Honest and reliable with experience and references available. Call Pam 0274 177 044.

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

SASANOKI' SPARKLING SAKE - Have you tasted it yet? Pretty in pink and tastes gutsy. Ph 443 6474.

PART TIME GARDENER and property maintenance helper wanted. Flexible hours and must have vehicle. Call or text Greg 0210 2217 377.

COMPUTER NOT RUNNING like it used to? No worries, call Your Computer Geek to get it back to its former glory. 0211 184 392.

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.

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

MACROCARPA GATES AND POSTS made to order. Any shape or size. Good quality rustic macrocarpa. Call Martin at Stonescapes 0210 2576 201.

LIVE AT MINT BAR THIS SATURDAY - Raiza Biza - Part of the Homebrew Crew - Young, gifted and broke rapper from Hamilton. Free entry from 6pm.

LANDSCAPING AND PAVING NEEDS - come and see us for all your requirements - Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION – Due to children leaving for primary school, the Preschool now has spaces available for children from the age of 18 months through 5 years old. We are a community based early childhood centre dedicated to providing high quality education. Please come in with your child for a visit any day from 9am – 3pm.106 Tenby Street or ring 443 7090.

HAWEA BOWLING CLUB. Pre-season get-together. Friday 20 September, Lake Hawea Community Centre. 5.30 - 7.30pm.

THE ZUCCHINI BROTHERS ARE THE BAND for your wedding/birthday/function if you want people of all ages on the dance floor. Phone Dave Gillies 021 341 193 or email davidjgillies1@gmail.com or check us out at the Albert Town Tavern this Friday.

FLAIR HAIR DESIGN. NOW OPEN SATURDAYS and late nights on Tues, Weds and Thurs. Ph 443 7727. New Hairstylist at Flair Hair Design. We welcome European Stylist Nils Bormann to our team. Ph 443 7727. Late nights at Flair Hair Design. Now open late on Tues, Weds,Thurs nights and Saturdays to suit your busy life. Ph 443 7727. Off with the Beanie!! Spring is here and it's time to take care of your hair. Let the team at Flair Hair Design work their magic. Ph 443 7727.

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

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.

TREE CARE PROFESSIONALS: prune, shape, thin, remove damage risk, improve your view, crown reduction, tree removal, increase sunshine! Free quotes from Tree Tamers 0272 751 268 or www.treetamers.co.nz

HOTSHOTZ TALENT FREE REGISTRATION AND PHOTO UPDATES! Seeking Models, Actors and Athletes for commercials, films and photo shoots. Thursday September 19th between 4 & 7pm upstairs at Lone Star. We're updating our website and want you looking your best! Please bring 2 different tops and come with tidy hair and makeup. It's absolutely free! Email info@hotshotztalent.com for more information.

THE MAXIMUM ROPATAZ PLAYING at Creek Cafe this Friday from 6.30pm. They are a local 3 piece band, playing a mixed bag of funky sounds. Happy hour 5.30 - 6.30pm and try our platters, little yums and main meals.

TOYOTA COROLLA FOR SALE. 1990, automatic, 251,000kms. New WOF. Has current registration, recent tune up, cheap on fuel. $1200 ono. Leaving the country soon so car must sell. Make an offer. Phone 443 9128 or 0226 849 716.

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

BULLOCK BAR - glass jugs, Tab, pokies, bottle store, meat raffles, steak, live music "Hard Yards" Sat night and great service with fair prices.

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.

TANGOS CAFÉ - BARISTA WANTED. Apply to alnval@clear.net.nz or phone 0274 548 705 or drop your CV into the café.

HOT SALE AT KODAK. DSLR clearance latest models 10% off, plus free battery, plus 55-250 or 55-200 lens for only $199 normally $549 - $399. Models Nikon 3100, 5200 and 7000; Canon 100D, 700D and 650D. Genuine Canon NZ products supported with Canon NZ warranty and support through your local photo store. Limited shop stock only. Yes Photo&Digital, 14 Helwick Street, Wanaka. Ph 03 443 6241.

CAR FOR SALE: HONDA ODYSSEY 1995, 250,000km, needs WOF. $750 ono. Converts into camper with curtains and mattresses. Call Camilla 0212 630 949.

THIS FRIDAY AT OPIUM is a big DJ mash up with heaps of our favourite DJs from this winter, spanning everything from Glitch Hop to Breaks to Electro to DnB. $5 all drinks all night!

FLATMATE WANTED. Large double bedroom, close to town. $100 p/w plus expenses. Call Hugh 0277 251 572.

WARMER WEATHER - try a quiet scenic horse ride followed by wine tasting with Timbercreek Equestrian. Book on 0272 109 098.

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.

FREE LONELY PLANET GUIDE. Book your Europe earlybird airfare at Wanaka Flight Centre and get a free Lonely Planet Guide. Hurry stocks are limited. Phone 0800 367 926 or email wanaka@flightcentre.co.nz

FLATMATES WANTED! 2 rooms available in large house on Totara Terrace. Wanted asap - Dec 21st. $150-$220 depending on room. Price of rent also includes SkyTV and WiFi, power would be additional. Spacious lounge and open kitchen set-up. Log burner and heat pump. 2-3 car garage downstairs. Please call/text Molly 0223 012 663 to check it out!

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

JUDE BATTSON STANDS FOR LFK. L = Loyalty. F = Forward Thinking. K = Keeps it Real. Tick Battson on your voting form please.

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.

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

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

CRADLE & CREW OPENING THIS SATURDAY. We stock Converse, Minti, Mavis & Osborn, Gepetto, Christina Perriam, YMamaY, Merino Kids and more!

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

LUGGATE HOTEL PRESENTS Maximum Ropatas, live music Sat 21st from 8pm. 3 piece party band. Courtesy coach available. Be there for a great party.

OUR BRANDS: NEW FASHION in store now are Revue, Vivid, U First, Deep Blue Velocity and more. Great styles. The Merino Story, Brownston St.

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

GET COMPOSTING WORKSHOP - the secret to a healthy garden is compost, and you can make your own in just a few minutes a day. Dr Compost's tips and tricks; no smell, no fuss, your plants will love you for it. Wednesday 25th September, 12-2pm, St John Wanaka, Link Way. Funded by QLDC, www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz or www.qldc.govt.nz Gold coin donation.

PUKKA SIGNS + DESIGN + PRINT. Qualified for you in what we do! 25 years of experience in the signage, design and construction industry. Call Sarah - Master Signwriter. Ph 443 4242. www.pukkasigns.com

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

ATV - MOTORCYCLE SERVICING: We have a Honda qualified and trained tech starting soon at Wanaka Marine so you can deal locally.

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 or 443 2721.

TWO ROOMS FOR RENT: Available October 1st. Located across from New World, 2 minutes from lake front. Call Sam 0220 610 624.

NUB WELLBEING FOR DEEP RELAXATION, de-stressing, energy re-balancing, recharging, your healing boosted, reconnection with your inner self. Txt/ph Libby, 0211 731 350.

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

SPRING SPECIAL – 20% OFF full tunes at Base Ultimate Workshop. Get a spring structure in your board and save $15.

WANTED SHED/ WORKSHOP 100-200m2. Long term rental. Phone 0226 975 875.

GIRLS/WOMEN'S BICYCLE. 21 speed in great condition. Great for around town. $120. Call or text 0210 8431 568.

SOAK DAY SPA. Fully qualified beauty therapist required to join our successful team at Soak. Please e-mail your CV to michelle@soakdayspa.co.nz or phone Michelle on 0272 263 917. Applications close on Friday 4th October.

WANTED: 1 - 2 BEDROOM PLACE after winter season. Long term resident of Wanaka. Female, non-smoker, has pets (lap dog, trained). Please call/text 0221 506 671.

SEEKING INTEREST – to share 90sqm of hard floor studio space. Wanted to rent with another local business or community arts group. Those interested can call Anna on 021 575 569 or anna@dancewanaka.co.nz

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - Roast and dessert on every day.

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

ROOM FOR RENT IN 3 BEDROOM sunny home close to town. Relaxed, active and clean housemates seeking a flatmate of similar nature for long term rental. $140pw plus utilities. Text 0210 313 196.

BAGUETTES THAT DON'T BEND. Others may say they bake them. We actually make them. Taste the difference at the Hammer & Nail, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

WANAKA WINE CONVIVIUM at the Federal Diner on Thursday October 3rd. Come and experience Southern American food with wine and beer to match. For more information come to the diner or email Raspberrycreek@gmail.com to get a copy of the menu.

ST NINIANS CHURCH, HAWEA FLAT 75th Anniversary. Celebrating the church and people from early days. (Opened October 1938). Service at 2pm Sunday 29th September followed by afternoon tea. All welcome.

LEARN TO DRIVE with Nicky at Aspiring Drivers. Call/text 0210 607 310.

THUNDERBIKES FOR SPRING bike servicing. Free 5 point check. 16 Helwick St, ph 443 2558.

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

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

KIP MCGRATH IS ENROLLING NOW for the NCEA exam prep course. 7 - 11th October. Students come every day for an hour per subject to get prepared for external examinations. Call Nikki 443 1547 to book your place.

2½ WEEKS TO GO! ROTARY BOOK SALE starts Friday 4th October, then Saturday and Sunday. Please leave books at Mitre 10 or Video Ezy, or ring 443 6643 to arrange collection.

COFFEE WITH A TOUCH OF FLAIR, and a touch of ginger! Ginger lattes available at Coffee Cure, Medical Centre. Try one today and add POW to your day. Phone 021 FIX 2 GO.

BIRGIT IS BACK AT ALI BABAS for women's hairstyling next week – 24th to 28th September, then every second week. Phone 443 1722 for an appointment.

LOST: LADIES BLACK LEATHER GLOVE - Helwick, Ardmore Streets to Lodge car park, Monday 9th September. Phone 443 9079.

PILATES SWISS BALL/STRETCH CLASS. New six week round starts Thurs 3rd October, 5.30pm. Must have prior Pilates experience. BYO ball. Bookings essential, Central Lakes Physio, 443 1711.

STRENGTH FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES. We have openings for the following classes: Tuesday morning High School athlete group term 4, Fridays 9.30 am, and a new group starting Monday evenings from October 14th. For more information: valburke@xtra.co.nz

DANCE WANAKA – operating for 12 years and teaching students from 3+ years to seniors. 6 teachers specialised in jazz, classical ballet, hip hop, contemporary and preschool 'Sparkles' dance. Encouraging a passion for dance, good dance technique and two 'on stage' performance opportunities a year. Operating from new Cliff Wilson Street Studios, near schools. For more info and to enrol, visit www.dancewanaka.co.nz or email anna@dancewanaka.co.nz

WANTED TO BUY OLD FISHING GEAR - rods, reels and lures etc. Phone Joe 443 4435.

GARAGE SALE – This Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd Sept. 22 Sam John Place, Lake Hawea (off Cemetery Rd). Old and new doors, kitchen joinery units, lead light sash window, odd bits of timber, hot water cylinder, squabs, king size mattress, dog basket, duvets, some furniture, sleeping bags, possibly clothes and other bits and pieces. Phone 443 1602 to enquire.

'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.

8 FOOT SATIVA. Live at Opium Sept 25th. Limited tickets available. www.eventfinder.co.nz Two support acts. This is the Shadowmasters album release tour. Don't miss out. Doors from 7pm.

MOTEL CLEANER AVAILABLE. Local mum looking for 4-5 days per week including every 2nd Saturday. Contact Toni 0211 789 773.

RITUAL ESPRESSO CAFE IS LOOKING FOR a long term local barista with a strong background in food and coffee. You will need cafe experience and preference will be given to those with excellent barista and customer service skills. Please drop off CV with covering letter to Chris or email ritualcafeltd@gmail.com

PAINTER AVAILABLE. No job too big or too small. Phone Ben 0204 0133 350.

WANAKLEAN DOG - GROOMING, clipping and bathing. Call Emily on 0275 110 282 to make an appointment.

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. Four tradesmen available for faster service. Free quotes: ph Simon Hoskin 0211 646 421. Email plans: simonhoskin@me.com

RENTAL HOUSE WANTED FOR WORKING COUPLE (no house shares). Ideally furnished, some outdoor space with log burner but open to offers. Long term. Please contact 0211 598 675.

DID YOU KNOW THE WANAKA FARMERS MARKET opens Thursday, 4pm Spencer House Mall? If not come and join us this Thursday?

GET GROWING WORKSHOP - veggie gardening in Central Otago run by Dr Compost and master gardener Frankie Dean. 30 years local know how: tips on building raised beds, seed sowing and what to plant when. Thursday 19th September, 6-8pm, Aspiring Beginnings, Warren St. Funded by QLDC, www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz Gold coin donation.

THE SIGATOKA SAND DUNES National Park is located at the mouth of the Sigatoka River. The extensive dune system extends for several miles along the coast with dunes reaching heights of 60m (200ft). Fiji's first National Park, this is also an archaeological site where pottery some 3000 years old has been uncovered by the shifting sands, alongside stone tools and human remains. The Messenger is available in Sigatoka on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON: Debbie, Michelle and Natalie - all senior stylists. Stockists of De Lorenzo and Angel products. 1/12 Frederick Street. Phone 443 5898.

OUR ACOUSTIC SETS AT OPIUM from 9pm this week are Mike Kennedy on Thursday and open mic/jam session hosted by Robbie on Sunday. 

SUBARU LEGACY LANCASTER 2500cc Petrol Automatic 2001, 93000kms. Excellent Condition. $6800 ono Ph 0226 525 199.

LARGE KITCHEN SECOND HAND RIMU. Can be viewed installed. Any interest? Phone 03 443 7346.

SELF CONTAINED BACH - WiFi, quiet location, 10 min walk to town via lake, loft sleeping, fully furnished. $180 p/w + power. Phone 0274 435 337.

HAVE YOU CHECKED OUT OUR WEBSITE? www.wellmanelectrical.co.nz

FRESH BREAD BAKED DAILY at The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

JAY SIMON RETURNS TO GIN AND RASPBERRY! After an incredible first night with us we welcome him back for more! Friday 27th and Sunday 29th from 5.30pm. Don't miss out!

HERITAGE PARK. Come and see our beautiful blossoms, have lunch at Florences, we will make you really welcome. Ample parking.

GETTING MARRIED? Would you like a unique wedding dance to suit your personalities and abilities? Rachel Erichsen, choreographer / dance tutor offers lessons for wedding couples. Ring or text 021 915 573 or email erichsen.rachel@gmail.com

GRIEVING THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE? Need some help to get through it? Women's Support can help by listening and/or referring you to a confidential professional person who can help. Phone 443 1448. www.womenssupport.org.nz  

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.

THE ULTIMATE SKI TOUR! A once in a lifetime experience exploring the upper Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers on skis or split board. Five days based out of the high alpine huts. Helicopter in and out. 7-10 Oct. One space only, or get your own group together for a private tour. Contact Aspiring Guides 03 443 9422 (Level One, 99 Ardmore St). www.aspiringguides.com

GALLERY33. CURRENT EXHIBITION: Louise Greig – The Cassandra Complex. Stunning oil on linen paintings, see our website for full details www.gallery33.co.nz

WANTED 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.

JUDE BATTSON THANKS THE SUPPORTERS who voted me in last term. I love the job and have worked hard for up to 32 hours per week for you. I am armed with knowledge and updated skills and look forward to serving you again.

YOGA/MEDITATION: Hawea Flat School, Thursdays 6:30-8pm. $10 Robyn 0276 448 005. Come along stretch then relax. Great for the body & mind.

SPRING TIME GARDEN MAINTENANCE. Does your greenhouse, vege, garden, lawn, edges or paths need TLC? Reasonable rates. Ray Millar 0274 435 337 or 443 5337.

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

WILTON CAKE & CUPCAKE DECORATING EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES are now available only at Nordavia - A Nordic Specialty Bakeshop! I now stock a fabulous range of quality 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

ON FREEVIEW you get all your favourite free-to-air channels plus more, one-off set up cost, no monthly fees. Call Custom Digital, Peter Cartlidge 443 5138 or Ryan Jones 021 382 141.

TRUE BOILED BREAKFAST BAGELS AT The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

BULLOCK BAR GRILL - BYO BOTTLE of wine from our bottle store and enjoy a great steak before this year's "Stars In Your Eyes" show. Open from 6pm 7 nights.

XMAS, AN UPCOMING FUNCTION or Special Event, book now at Lake Bar. We can host from 2 -200 persons with menus to suit your budget. Phone Peter to discuss on 03 443 2920.

 ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - Five Lakes Poker Run on the 2 Nov 2013. Call in and pick up rego or email albertowntavern@xtra.co.nz

FRAN'S SPECIAL THIS WEEK. Bolognese, tomato, mozzarella, onion and oregano - Francesca's Pizzas - Brownston Street. Take-away and delivery. Pizzas from $10, garlic bread from $5. Call 0800 GO 4 PIZZA. 

HELICOPTER FROST PROTECTION: It is that time of the year again. Have your experienced frost pilot on call. Call Stefan on 0212 153 208.

2 SEATER SOFA FOR SALE. Also an outdoor spa, disassemble and take away. Phone 03 443 8662.

WANTED PART TIME DUTY MANAGER. Ph Wendy on 443 4545 or email alberttowntavern@xtra.co.nz

"TO GET THINGS DONE!", VOTE ROSS McRobie for the Wanaka Community Board. Call me to discuss any issues before you decide to vote, on 0274 329 892.

LYMPOEDEMA RELIEF. Gentle, therapeutic treatment using hands (MLD). Reduces swelling, pain. Ph Maryann 443 6463, 0211 101 160.

OFFICE SPACE 50M2 AVAILABLE for lease. Frederick St next to Architects. $1000 per month + opec. Phone 0212 862 120.

ZUMBA FITNESS® CLASSES IN TOWN! It's dance, it's fitness and it's FUN! Right in town, only 5mins walk from Ardmore Street. No experience required and all ages welcome! Bring a friend and get your wiggle on! Mondays 6:30-7:30pm and Wednesdays 7-8pm at the Presbyterian Church Hall on Tenby Street. $10 per class, $5 MAC students and concession cards available. For more info contact Yaeh 0210 2795 639. Check out www.zumbalove.co.nz. Like 'Zumba Wanaka' on Facebook!

CHEAP, MAYBE EVEN FREE office/retail or display space in the centre of Town. 20sqm of your own space. Short or long term. Perfect for a new or start-up business looking to save dollars. Call 0221 572 180 to enquire.

CHOP SHOP Espresso Bar & Clothing Boutique. Shop 3 Pembroke Mall. Ph 443 8297.

LADIES NEW (AND NEWISH) TO WANAKA - Come and join us for lunch, to meet new friends. Friday 27th September. Contact Sue Saunders asap. Phone 443 7442. Looking forward to hearing from you.

METALWORKS BESPOKE WORKS. 16 years we have been designing and manufacturing fine metal works for Wanaka & Queenstown Lakes District homes, lodges, cafes and other NZ designers. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz 54 Ballantyne Rd Ph 443 1760.

APARTMENT MANAGER REQUIRED IN WANAKA - Wanaka Villas require a "meet and greet" plus "cleaning support" manager. We have short and long term tenants so this is a part time position. You will have experience in motel supervision and cleaning. 0274 727 442.

HOLIDAY CAMP – for creative minds and young performers. 2 day camps including dance, art and African drums. 7th and 8th October, 9am - 3pm. 5-12 years with limited numbers. For more info and to register, visit www.dancewanaka.co.nz or call Anna 021 575 569.

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.

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.

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

SAILZ LAKE HAWEA RESTAURANT & BAR maintains affordability with evening mains from $20. Steak, fish, pasta & curry. All $20.

COME IN A TRY CAPRICCIO SPECIAL Autumn menu. Your choice of soup and beef Wellington or fish pie and finish with a homemade pavlova. Three course $30. Two course $25. For a limited time. Phone 443 8579.

2 DAY REST AND RENEW RETREAT 27-29th September: Detox Yoga and raw food cleanse. For more info check out www.alignedtolife.com or call Christine 0276 936 300.

CHEF REQUIRED FOR: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 7.30am - 4pm at Florence's Foodstore and Cafe. Must be experienced in all areas of the kitchen. Prefer long term residents. Please send application to: info@florencesfoodstore.co.nz

SIGATOKA IS A TOWN IN FIJI. It is found on the island of Viti Levu and is situated some 61 kilometres from Nadi at the mouth of the Sigatoka River, after which it is named. Sigatoka is the principal urban centre for the province of Nadroga-Navosa. The Messenger is available in Sigatoka on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

FOREST AND BIRD RESTORATION PLANTING DAY at Butterfields Wetland this Sunday 22nd September 10am. Meet at parking area next to the swing bridge on the lower Hawea River. Tools and morning tea provided to volunteers. Contact Shaun on 0276 370 319.