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20 November 2013



OVERSEAS CHRISTMAS MAIL CLOSES SOON. There are lots of great gift ideas at the Sunday Craft Market, Pembroke Park, 10am.

NORDAVIA BREADS - Daily small batches of fresh handcrafted Finnish Dark Rye and our new Swedish peasant bread and chewy bread pretzels! Premium quality breads made with certified stoneground organic flour. Natural, healthy and delicious! Our customers are loving our bread - including the lovely Annabel Langbein! Add a Nordic/Scandinavian twist to your daily bread! Nordavia - A Nordic Specialty Bakeshop on the corner of Ballantyne and Frederick Street. www.nordaviabakeshop.co.nz

GALLERY33. Time to start thinking about Xmas – pop in and see what fabulous gifts we have at gallery33! www.gallery33.co.nz

CHAPTER 5 Men's English Laundry Shirts (amazing) for one week only 20% off. Great Xmas presents!  

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.

18 HOLES OF FAMILY FUN at Pembroke Putt Mini Golf. Perfect for a Sunday afternoon. 0221 572 180.

CHEF REQUIRED AT URBAN GRIND. Experience essential. Fully-time position. Apply in person to 72 Ardmore Street.

STONESCAPES - SPECIALISTS IN lifestyle fencing, post and rail, macrocarpa post and wire and stone fences. Phone 0210 2576 201.

PINE FIREWOOD FOR SALE $60 A CUBE delivered, cut to size for you. Phone Brett 0210 2696 358.

ASPIRING MASSAGE WANAKEST. 2005. For the most effective professional rub in town! Trevor Bailey. Full time masseur (USA/NZ) since 1994. Deep tissue. Sport. Relaxation. Phone 443 2993, 0274 222 455 or www.aspiringmassagewanaka.co.nz

WHAT'S THE BEST PART ABOUT CHRISTMAS DAY? Not having to cook! Let the team at Edgewater do the hard yards for you this year. Confirm your family's spot for our succulent Christmas buffet running from 12.00pm – 6.40pm, at a cost of just $90.00 per adult and $45.00 per child. Book now by calling 443 0011.

THIS SATURDAY AT OPIUM we have DJ Leeroy Brown playing Deep House, Progressive and Techno - come on down and join the party this weekend, $5 all drinks, every night, all week! Life doesn't get much better than this!

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.

SHINABURO, Korean eating house at 34 Ardmore St. New summer menu has arrived! Irresistible flavours like you never tasted. Open lunch and dinner. Ph 443 1777.

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.

ADVOCATE SERVICE. Assisting you in resolving issues regarding your employment, tenancy, consumer, hire purchase agreements, neighbour disputes etc. Contact Bob Thompson (LLB) on 0211 872 689 or bobthompson20160@yahoo.com for details.

DO YOU WANT TO TURBO CHARGE your strength and conditioning training? Latitude 44 Fitness is hosting a guest appearance from one of Australia's leading Kettlebell instructors. Tamas Finta will be holding a beginner's Kettlebell clinic at 8:30-10:30am and an intermediate clinic at 11:30-5pm on Saturday 7 December. He will also be holding an advanced Kettlebell clinic from 9am-5pm on Sunday 8 December. Contact Simon on 0210 8441 022 or simon@latitude44fitness for more information or to register.

NEEDING THAT PAINTING AND WALLPAPERING done before Xmas? Referees available. Phone Craig 0273 135 160.

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

STEAK, STEAK, STEAK, STEAK. The best steak in Wanaka, guaranteed. Bullock Bar Grill 7 nights. No bull! See you at the Bully!

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN TAKE AWAYS, best wraps and chips in town. Ph 443 4545.

HAVE A GO AT GOLF CLASSES. 4 x weekly classes starting Wednesday 20th November. Learn to play golf with a group of friends. Call Garth at Wanaka Golf Club 443 7888 for more information.

COOL NEW PET TAGS HAVE FINALLY ARRIVED. The Cobblers Inn, Mini Putt, New World will engrave while you wait. Phone 443 9999.

YES! THE SUNDAY CRAFT MARKETS have started again. See you this week, Pembroke Park, from 10am. Handmade arts and crafts.

WANTED TO RENT Wanaka, 3-4 bed house 2014. Sunny - warm please, prefer furnished.  Very careful home owner, local reference or house swap Auckland. Ph Jane 0275 652 002.

FUNDRAISER FOR THE PHILIPPINES THIS SUNDAY @ KAI. 3- 9 pm. 8 DJs, raffle tickets, huge prizes. Support this cause Wanaka! @ Kai Whaka Pai.

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME COORDINATOR wanted for immediate start. Can you relate well with adults and children and have a fabulous can do attitude? Are you highly organised with excellent computer skills and have a willingness to learn? You must be available before, during, and after each School Holiday, approximately 30 weeks per year/20 hours per week. If this sounds like you, please contact Community Networks 443 7799 or email your CV to kate@communitynetworks.co.nz

HEALTH FACT: Only 5-10% of breast cancers are genetic. The rest are environmental. Oestrogen dominance, chemical/heavy metal toxicity are some driving factors. Holistic Healthcare for professional detoxification and wellness protocols. Phone 443 5991. Wanaka Wellness Centre. 24 Dungarvon Street. www.holistic-healthcare.co.nz 

NATURAL HEALTHCARE CENTRE – Wanaka Wellness. Quality natural healthcare by professional practitioners! Far infrared sauna, retail, lending library, information, studio (seats 20 - available for hire). Casual practitioner rooms available. 24 Dungarvon St. Phone 443 4668. www.wanakawellness.co.nz 

FOR SALE F&P CLOTHES DRYER 4Kg Aerodry with quad fin system. Faster drying, no hot spots. New $350. Tel. 443 9457.

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.

DON'T BE ALONE FOR CHRISTMAS DINNER! If you'd like an invitation to join a family in Wanaka or Hawea for Christmas dinner contact Community Networks 443 7799 or info@communitynetworks.org.nz by Tuesday 17 December. A joint initiative with the Combined Wanaka Churches.

SHOE BOX ACCOUNTING - BOOKKEEPING. Help for small businesses. I am able to do anything from simple data entry and filing to GST returns and monthly invoicing. Let me keep a lid on your paperwork hassles. Please contact me for an obligation free chat to see where I can assist you and your business. Phone Angela Brown on 0274 620 892 or email mj_ajbrown@hotmail.com

ASPIRING ACUPUNCTURE. Did you know acupuncture treats all of you? Musculo-skeletal pain - injury or chronic, (ACC practitioner), period, menopausal, hay fever, digestive, anxiety - and more. www.aspiringacupuncture.co.nz. Ph Jos 443 6242, 021 1639 769. 

TRUELY NEW ZEALAND GIFTS to send overses, direct from the artists at the Sunday Craft Market, Pembroke Park from 10am.

EAT WELL, EAT FRESH, EAT TASTY, eat local produce available from the Wanaka Farmers Market every Thursday from 4pm Pembroke Park.

HAVE YOU TRIED A GIN AND RASPBERRY YET? No3 Gin, Chambord, lemon juice, sugar syrup and fresh mint! Only $8 during Happy Hour! No excuse not to try one!

RUBYS GIFT VOUCHERS for Christmas - the gift of an experience like no other!

SUNDAY SESSION AT EDGEWATER ON THE TERRACE. Sunday 24th November from 3-5pm. Free live entertainment by the Ropatahz, drinks specials, bar snacks and wineglass menu available, take a seat or BYO picnic rug.

MOVIE NIGHT - BEYOND THE EDGE. Paradiso Tuesday 3rd December, a Rotary Club of Wanaka promotion raising funds for the Rotary International Polio Eradication Programme. Contact Sylvia on 0276 994 323 for tickets.

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS and personal grievances - excellent service - no fee for a chat - Call Michael Guest 443 7843.

FOR SALE - ROPE EDGED QUEEN ANN MAHOGANY TABLE and six chairs (harp backed), plate glass over top. Double leaf expanding table with six chairs - one needing repair. Coffee table - offers. 03 443 1322.

TUESDAY NIGHT MTB GROUP RIDES. Leaving outside Racers Edge 6pm.

LANDSCAPE CONCEPT PLANS required for QLDC? Get them right the first time, from concept to completion. Elements Landscaping and Design Ltd. Excellent portfolio available. Simon, 0274 400 504, design@elementswanaka.co.nz

FIREWOOD $55M. Phone or txt Davie 027 471 535. Snowdrifta Wood.

WHEEL BARROWS - 1 for gardening, 1 for concreting/gardening. Rubber tyres. Phone 03 443 7913 or  0276 113 532.

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.

FRED AT ACTIVE ELECTRO for all your electrical needs. Call now for great specials on heat pumps, solar systems and home security. Phone 443 4065 or 0275 543 203.

LATITUDE 44 FITNESS IS SEEKING an awesome trainer to join their team! You will need to be a dynamic, fun-loving person, passionate about fitness and have relevant formal training qualifications. We are keen to find the right person and are happy to tailor a role to suit the right applicant's needs. Please either call Simon on 0210 8441 022 or email your resume with cover letter to simon@latitude44fitness.com.

DO YOU WANT TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR strength and conditioning training? Latitude 44 Fitness is hosting a guest appearance from one of Australia's top Kettlebell instructors. Tamas Finta will be in Wanaka for one day only on 7 December 2013. For those that have never tried Kettlebell training before, we will have an introductory session running from 8:30am to 10:30am. For more experienced practitioners we will have an advanced technique seminar running from 11:30am to 5:00pm. For more information or if you wish to register please contact Simon on 0210 8441 022 or simon@latitude44fitness.com.

NEW YOGA OFFERINGS! Gentle yoga moving with breath. Wanaka Wellness Centre each Tuesday 5.30pm, 557 Aubrey Road each Wednesday 9.30am. Jen 0220 974 596.

CHEF REQUIRED TO JOIN THE TEAM at Alivate Restaurant for summer. Drop in your CV or email to turnbullsnz@xtra.co.nz

RITUAL ESPRESSO CAFE is looking for an additional team member starting prior to the busy Christmas period. We would prefer a long term resident of Wanaka wanting a long term position in our busy cafe. You will need some barista skills or experience in food preparation. We have a great team environment and will pay well for the right person. Send your CV to Chris at 18 Helwick St or email ritualcafeltd@gmail.com

 

HOUSE TO RENT, short term until end February. Three bedrooms very private section. Previous landlords references required. $200 weekly. Phone 0212 424 911.

EXPERIENCED SOUS CHEF NEEDED for immediate start at The Landing Restaurant. Ph 443 5099 or pop in with your CV.

WANAKA PRIMARY SCHOOL GALA 10am to 2pm this Saturday 23rd November at Wanaka Primary School. Come and enjoy the fun.

EXPERIENCE RUBYS WITH YOUR TEAM FOR CHRISTMAS. Imagine hiring the Snug, a platter between each of you, traveling to another world, reclining in your luxurious laz-e boy, your drinks plentiful and your experience like no other.

FRESHLY CUT WILLOW $55 M3 We cut to size that suits your fire. We also have dry pine available. Phone 0272 284 426 or home 03 448 6301.

WHY SHOULD MASSAGE BE SO EXPENSIVE? Get professional massage from a highly trained therapist with exceptional service at a realistic price, visit www.eutopiawanaka.com Massage shouldn't be a luxury when it's a necessity. Carol 0221 979 171.

HAWEA FLAT SCHOOL FUNDRAISING TRUST AGM - Tues 3 December 7.30pm Hawea Pub. Copies of annual report will be available at the meeting. We welcome new members and interested parties. Any questions to Lindsey Schofield 443 2721.

PRIVATE TUTORING IN MATHS, PHYSICS AND GERMAN. Mechanical engineer from Germany, 24, with a bachelor degree provides support to improve your marks, to prepare for exams or to help you with homework. My phone 0223 918 812.

LUGGATE PARK - 946M2 SECTION plus a fully consented 3 bedroom house with internal access double garage. All building consent documentation including house plans available to view. Rock retaining wall, pre-slab earthworks, fence along boundary and site mains power already completed. Just ring the builder! 120K. Phone 0212 810 254.

GIVE THE GIFT OF MEMORIES for Christmas. Transfer old VHS or home movies to DVD. Visit Tidy Design, 3 Helwick St or call 443 4433.

WINE COUNTRY CREATIONS NOW SELLING French oak Central Otago recycled wine barrel platters and candelabras. Available in a variety of sizes and styles. These make amazing gifts for weddings, Christmas and special occasions or simply used and admired in your own home. For a viewing please contact Barbara 021 790 395.

THINKING ABOUT VOLUNTEERING for Challenge Wanaka and want to know more before you sign up? Drop in to Water Bar tomorrow, Thursday 21st, and 28 November between 5.30 - 7 pm to chat. Live music, free internet and snacks for all. Info on different jobs, times and locations that you can help at, free first aid and Traffic Management courses. Sign up on the night and get a free drink, drink vouchers and entry into a prize draw. Any questions? Contact Jo at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com or call 0212 538 213.

CAPRICCIO RESTAURANT ARE TAKING BOOKINGS for your work Christmas parties. Special priced menus are available. Call now to book phone 443 8579. Our renovations are due for completion on 12 December.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON - De Lorenzo Christmas packs have arrived. Four products, usual retail $106! Christmas prices $55. Be in quick. Phone 443 5898.

HAY! HAY! HAY! - Aspiring Vets have small, brick-sized bundles of meadow hay and lucerne for your rabbits and guinea pigs.

NEW SUMMER MENU AT ALIVATE RESTAURANT AND BAR. Come and check out the new dishes and our great view upstairs at 145 Ardmore Street, Wanaka. For bookings call 443 1188.

FOR SALE COMPUTER/STUDY GLASS TOP DESK $50. Recumbent exercycle $150 ono. Call 03 443 2352 or 0210 491 021.

IN BERN, SWITZERLAND, THE ZIBELEMARIT (ONION MARKET) is a traditional folk festival held on the fourth Monday of every November. The next Zibelemarit will take place on November 25, 2013. Farmers bring over 50 tons of onions woven into braids, along with garlic, and colourful market stalls offer ceramic pots, vegetables, traditional market goodies and mementos. This is the day when savoury cheese tarts, onion tarts and onion soup are on offer in all the restaurants, and Gluhwein is sold at street corners. The Messenger is available in Bern online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

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

PIZZA AND A PERONI FOR ONLY $25 at Francescas Italian Kitchen. Every day from 5-6pm. Call 03 443 5599 to make a reservation. 93 Ardmore Street. For the month of November.

CHALLENGE YOUR BOSS to 18 holes of Mini Golf madness. BYO. A perfect way to start your Christmas or staff party. 0221 572 180.

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

BEAUTY TREATMENTS AT KARUNA - a natural and fun place to go. Phone Dannielle on 0226 152 231. Try new vinalux nail polish - no chipping for a week!

NORDAVIA FINE CHOCOLATE CAKES are pure indulgent chocolate bliss! We specialise in premium quality chocolate cakes made fresh to order. Rich and dense with a luxuriously smooth dark chocolate ganache - and a hint of crunchy hazelnut. Mini chocolate cakes made fresh to order too - beautifully boxed for gift giving! Nordavia Chocolate cakes - perfect for birthdays, weddings or your next special occasion. Phone 03 443 5475 or visit our website for more details on our cake selection. www.nordaviabakeshop.co.nz

SUBARU STI 2002 FOR SALE. 83,000kms. Mint original condition. Sought after model. $14,000. Ph 0274 431 725.

LIVE MUSIC AT THE BULLOCK BAR - This Saturday we have "Stone Cold Bush" live and loud. See ya at the Bully!

BIRGIT IS BACK AT ALI BABAS for women's hairstyling this week – Tuesday 19th to Saturday 23rd November, then every second week. Phone 443 1722 for an appointment.

INSTANT LAWN TURF CAN TRANSFORM your site into lush, green, healthy lawn in hours. Central Lawn and Turf. Phone 443 8856 or 0272 242 574.

LOCK UP GARAGE OR SIMILAR NEEDED for 6 months. Prefer Hawea area but will consider Wanaka. Txt 0273 311 031.

MONKEY BARS WANTED, Ph 443 1387.

FOR SALE: KING BED. Sleepy Head Deluxe Pillow Top. Excellent condition - as new. $650 ono. 0272 325 584.

TREBLE CONE'S SUPER EARLY BIRD SEASON PASS Sale is on now until the end of November. Adult Unlimited Season Passes at season low prices plus access the exclusive Bonus Day and $100 TC Dollars. Buy online and pay in 3 easy instalments. Treblecone.com/SeasonPass

DON'T MISS OUT. Monthly whole Cardrona lamb spit roast at Bistro Gentil this Sunday 24 November 1-3pm. Bread and spreads entrées. Live music by Holly Arrowsmith. Pétanque. $40. Book now 03 443 2299.

DUTY MANAGER REQUIRED at Super Liquor Wanaka for summer period Dec – Jan or Feb (flexible) 25 – 45 hours per week. Call in and see Kelly at the shop or phone 443 1120. Super Liquor Wanaka, 52 Reece Crescent.

REMEMBER WHEN FOOD TASTED OF SOMETHING? Bring the memories to life at the Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday 4pm Pembroke Park.

OPIUM BAR WILL BE CLOSED to the public this Friday night due to a private function, but we will be back and rearing to go on Saturday.

LOOKING FOR STALL HOLDERS of locally produced crafts and food for one-off street market 18/1/14 (Challenge Saturday). Hurry! nzmade@creativelycrafted.co.nz

PLASTIC TREES WITH HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT and clip on/off leaves in a variety of seasonal colours? Nah, it will never catch on, but you can have your real trees "adjusted" by Tree Tamers, Wanaka's owner-operated professional arborists. Call Milo 0272 751 268. www.treetamers.co.nz

BAGLEY'S NEW POTATOES - Dug fresh each day. Available at Selectrix.

WANTED HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION for careful family of 4 from Fri 27/12- Fri 3/1, prefer Peninsular Bay or Meadowstone $1500+ for right house references available. Ph Juliet 03 614 7699 or 0274 310 030.

LOVE HULAHOOPING? Pick up an adult or kid's specific hand-crafted hoop from FantailHoops. Christmas orders being taken. 0210 8289 987. fantailhoops9382@gmail.com

IT'S BACK: Yoga/meditation at Hawea Flat school, Thursdays 6:30pm $10 with Robyn 0276 448 005. Come stretch then relax, all levels.

RELIABLE CASUAL WORKER AVAILABLE to do jobs such as mowing lawns, cleaning cars, stacking wood and other 'bits and bobs' around the house after school. Ring Jack on 0272 155 896.

LIVE ACOUSTIC MUSIC AT OPIUM this week from 9pm is Robbie on Wednesday, Mike Kennedy on Thursday and the jam session / open mic on Sunday - $5 drinks all week, booyaka!

PEMBROKE COTTAGE, STEWART ISLAND. Available for rent. Three minutes to shops, hotel and wharf. Sleeps six. Phone Brian. Phone 443 7933 or Janet 443 1853.

BOOKS – PUZZLES, CONUNDRUMS, Math, Illusion Art... with dozens of titles the shop at Puzzling World has all ages and tastes covered.

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.

GARAGE SALE. Saturday, Lower Meadowstone Drive. Rinnai convector 516TR gas heater, convection microwave, gas camp stove, garden tools, preserving jars, four person tent, coffee set, four ton bottle jack, plus variety of household and garage items. Sign out at 9am.

WAITSTAFF NEEDED AT AMIGOS Mexican Grill for summer and beyond! Email CV in confidence to info@amigoscafe.co.nz or in person by appointment on 443 7872.

IECO SOLAR: WITH 10YRS LOCAL installation and maintenance experience, I only stock the highest quality systems because solar water heating is something you should only do once, so do it right! Phone 03 443 6027 / 0211 067 043. iECO solar - Wanaka's water heating specialist.

HOUSE CONCERT AT THE RIVERHOUSE with Rory Ellis, Saturday 23 Nov 4 pm. BYO picnic. $20pp or $40 for families. Tickets and map at Video Ezi. Salt of the earth country blues. Come and enjoy this beautiful place with a great musician. If wet we will be inside. Ellis was likened to Satchmo, Springsteen, Tom Waits and Chris Smither with his epically rugged voice - see you there. For more information go to www.RoryEllis.com or phone Claire 0272 008 929.

AGM - UPPER CLUTHA RUGBY Football Club – Monday 25 November – 7.30pm. Apologies to Secretary 0274 719 087.

XMAS! FOR THE LATEST IN PUZZLES, games and brain-teasing books the gift shop at Puzzling World is unbeatable.

WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS AGM, Thursday Nov 21st, 7.30pm at the St John rooms, Link Way. All members and interested public welcome.

PSYCHIC READINGS. Want to move on? Learn your emotional blocks? Face to face or Skype $30 1/2 hr. Brita 0210 496 996.

BERN IS THE SEAT OF SWITZERLAND'S GOVERNMENT. The Houses of Parliament (Bundeshaus) rise above the city just a stone's throw away from the railway station. Bern's central location makes it the perfect base for overnight accommodation and for excursions throughout Switzerland. The Messenger is available in Bern online at www.mymessenger.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

NEW SUMMER MENU. Now on at Water Bar. Contact us on our Facebook page or come and see us and to get our special locals 2 for 1 voucher, only available 25th November to December 1st.

COMPLIMENTARY NAIL PREP AND POLISH at Emma for Beauty (choose hands or feet) with any treatment booked in. Offer ends November 30th. 443 6392 or book through www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

SALE SALE SALE: Summer is here so grab up to 75% off sunglasses from Central Vision Optometry. Superdry, Ksubi, Fendi and Lacoste all priced to go with this season's new Kate Sylvester in store now. All available with a free upgrade to polarised prescription lenses. Central Vision Optometry, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre, 03 443 0736. 

FREE FRIDAY PLATTER AT LAKE BAR on mention of this ad. Bring the work crew for either an Antipasto or Hearty Workers Platter available between 4.30 to 6.30pm. See Peter on arrival for your selection, available with first round of drinks. Friday Cocktails $10, both Monteiths and Speights plus great selection of other drinks all at permanent good value pricing. New summer menu, old fashioned hospitality! Ph 443 2920 Lake Bar

MOVEMBER IS WELL UNDERWAY! Remember to come check in every Thursday at Gin and Raspberry. $5 beers all night for everyone taking part! Call up, check out the wall of Mo and help us raise a whole lotta money for a very worthy cause!

KITCHEN ASSISTANT REQUIRED @ Relishes Cafe, must be here for summer. No experience needed, but great attitude a must! Pop in and fill an application form. Thanks!

CHRISTMAS HAM? * ORDER A NZ 2013 GOLD Award winning Hampshire Champagne Ham - from Waitaki Bacon & Ham Ltd, Oamaru - get the good stuff this Christmas for your family, yourself or your staff. (From $48 ). Email sales@waitakibaconham.co.nz or 0276005787 *delivery to Wanaka Weds 18th December. www.waitakibaconham.co.nz  Orders by 1 December 2013.

XMAS / NEW YEARS / WARBIRDS HOLIDAY HOME for rent. 3 bedrooms, fully furnished. Two double rooms, one single. Call 021 556 355.

A FAREWELL SERVICE FOR RUTGER HALE to be held at Scotts Beach 12pm Sunday 24th November. Refreshments afterwards at Lake Hawea Community Centre. Contact Pete Phillips 443 4628.

SOAK DAY SPA... With plenty of time to get your pedicure, manicure, waxing, threading, tanning and skincare sorted before your Christmas Party. Let the girls at Soak organise your Soak-a-licious time with a new range of colours and treatments for the festive time. Open late nights and Saturdays, Santa's little helpers are here to help. For bookings phone 443 4340.

CROMWELL RACES WITH YELLO! Return door-to-door transport. $30 per person. Call 0800 443 5555 or email info@yello.co.nz to book.

CAKES OF WANAKA are now taking Christmas orders for our famous chocolate whiskey cakes, and also white chocolate and chambord. They come with loads of chocolate, macarons, strawberries, meringue and edible gold. Pop into the new shop to place your order.

NEED RETAIL SPACE FOR SUMMER? Retail Shop available for summer rent. Great location, good parking. All shop fittings and connections in place, just walk in and start trading. Contact Grant at Ski Connect. 021 362 306.

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

BULLOCK BAR PACQUIAO VS RIOS. We are showing the fight live on the big screens Sunday the 24th. From 3pm.

THIS WEEK AT GIN AND RASPBERRY: Wed - Robbie is on the guitar from 6pm before Pool Comp starts at 7.30pm! Thurs - Movember check in! Get your faces up to Gin to check out our wall of Mo and check the progress of the boys! We have Diana and Shauno playing 5.30 - 6.30. Fri - Danny is back to entertain us from 6pm! Sat - Rob is up front and centre from 5.30! 

NOVA BEAUTRY THERAPY - summer pedicures in the garden! Relax in the beautiful garden with a friend whilst having a luxurious foot pampering pedicure. $110 per couple. Phone Nova 443 1077, 0274 430 014.

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.

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

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

DOG KENNEL WANTED and/or run for large dog. Contact Fran 03 443 1856. 

CHRISTMAS AT TUSSOCKS - all the gorgeous decorations have arrived and are looking fantastic! Come and select something special while stocks last. Tussocks 71 Ardmore Street.

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. Call 0275 226 963. 

MASSAGE WITH "MAGIC HANDS" Jason Clarke. Provider to High Performance Sport New Zealand. "Magic Hands" has massaged NZ Elite Triathletes, winter Olympians, multi-sport, 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.

AGM: UPPER CLUTHA RADIO TELEPHONE USERS ASSOCIATION - invites members and interested people to attend our Annual General Meeting 7.30pm, Monday 25 November 2013, at The Lone Star. Please RSVP by 3pm Friday 22 November 2013 to Robyn - ph: 443 8717, robynmercer@meadstark.co.nz

FASCINATORS FOR THE CROMWELL RACES - Only at Orbis on the Lakefront.

CUT-IT KITCHENS & JOINERY has qualified, licensed builders and joiners on the team to offer a building service as well as designing and manufacturing your new kitchen, laundry or home office. For a one stop shop call 443 5031 or 0274 911 955.

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.

GOLDEN OLDIES 60+ PADDLEBOARDING CLASSESS - 9.30-10.30 every Monday. Book now. Wanaka Kayaks SUP & Sail 0800 926 925 info@wanakakayaks.co.nz

IT'S ALMOST HERE! THE CARDRONA VINTAGE FAIR is on this Sunday from 12pm at the Cardrona Hotel. Rabbit stew, wine tasting, live music and more! For more info contact Debs 0275 443 815. 

AYURVEDA EXPO - FREE INFORMATION EVENING with demonstrations purely to showcase Ayurveda's signature therapies. Come along and see for yourself how Ayurveda can help alleviate common ailments in a safe and natural way. This is a collaboration from our talented local therapists, come and meet us! There will be tips for self healing, chai, tongue analysis, henna art and a chance to discover your ayurvedic type. December 4th, 7-9pm, Lake Wanaka Centre. For more info go to http://www.thesadhanastudio.com/ http://www.naturaldevotion.com/ http://www.ayurvedaora.com/ http://www.massageinwanaka.com/

EXPERIENCED BARISTA REQUIRED at the Cardrona Hotel. Please email your CV to info@cardronahotel.co.nz or call James or Cade on 03 443 8153 for more information.

For all your electrical requirements phone Tony Wellman Electrical 0274 382 352.        

ALIVATE RESTAURANT FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS LUNCH.12-3pm. Three course set menu for adults $95.00 and children 12 and under $35.00. Bookings essential. Phone 443 1188. Check out the menu on our website http://www.alivate.co.nz/

ECSTATIC IN YOUR SHOWER? When you save money and the environment, hot water use is a whole new experience. For your obligation free quote, phone iECO solar today on 03 443 6027 or 0211 067 043. iECO solar - Happy water, happy people!

BATA BULLETS NOW IN STORE - Shoes Unlimited, 80b Ardmore Stree, www.shoesunlimited.co.nz

DO YOU KNOW THIS CAT? He is a beautiful strawberry blonde colour with golden eyes. Neutered male who prefers dried and processed cat food, likes being inside and seeks company. Obviously used to the Chalmers Street, Stratford Tce area near the monument. We would like to find his owner as we already have three cats and he needs a home of his own. If you can help ring Sharon 443 8020, or 021 931 076.

CHEF REQUIRED @ RELISHES CAFE, must have experience and be here for summer. Pop in and fill in an application form. Thanks!

YES, CALL RIKA THE HAIRFAIRY IN TIME FOR XMAS. She will help you look good, it's only 5 weeks so don't delay. Ring or text 0273 169 463.

WE USE BROWN RICE IN OUR SUSHI, for a healthier, more sustaining alternative! Available Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Coffee Cure. Just as sic as our coffee!

JUNIOR TOUCH STARTS NEXT WEEK from the 25th Nov. - 16th Dec. Years 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 from 4.45pm at Show Grounds. 8 week programme, Looking forward to seeing you guys there!

HAPPY HOUR @ WOODYS AND BARLUGA. Every day 9 -10 pm. $5 tap beer and cider, $5 house spirits, $5 house wine. Pool comp every Thursday @ 7pm.

RIVERSIDE PARK - Lot 89 for sale. 800m2 section overlooking the park and includes full house plans already drawn for a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom double garage house. Ready for the builder! $190k. Ph Nick 0212 810 254.

LAVENDERS: drought tolerant perennials, succulents and herbs at The Tent House. Also handcrafted, fragrant lavender products. Cromwell Heritage Precinct. Open 7 days, 10 - 4pm. Phone 0278 132 261.

BEANIE CAFE SPECIALMoroccan Lamb Shanks on a sweet potato mash.

FLATMATE WANTED - FEMALE PREFERRED. Large furnished room in large chilled house. Must be working. Lake views $120pw. Phone 0211 332 227.

TEUCRIUM PLANTS FOR SALE - Locally grown, good size plants $5.00 each. Ph 443 7211 or 0273 241 121.

SPANISH CUISINE - 1 NIGHT ONLY - Tuesday 26 November. Paella and Tapas step by step Demonstration/tasting/wine matching/goodie bag and exclusive buying on the night - at Mediterranean Market, Ardmore Street, Wanaka 7-9pm - $45pp. Tickets available at Mediterranean Market, Wanaka.

FOR SALE - SAUNA AND CROSS-TRAINER. Both in excellent condition. Please phone 443 8840 (evenings) for more information.

SELF CONTAINED FURNISHED RURAL UNIT 4kms from P.O. Double bedroom, ensuite, kitchen - lounge. Free WiFi. $200 per week plus electricity. 443 9516 or 0273 109 323.

PEMBROKE WINES AND SPIRITS SUPER SPECIAL. Hilok Central Otago Pinot Noir 2009. 6 bottle pack only $120. Great for Christmas pressie.

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

HALF PRICE BIKE SALE on now at the Bike Lounge. 50% off all bikes this Friday & Saturday only. Check out our prices at www.bikelounge.co.nz

THIS SUNDAY AT KAI FROM 3-9PM FUNDRAISER for the Philippines, loads of giveaways and raffles. Come and support @ Kai.

LATITUDE 44 FITNESS IS SEEKING AN awesome trainer to join their team! You will need to be a dynamic, fun-loving person, passionate about fitness and have relevant formal training qualifications. We are keen to find the right person and are happy to tailor a role to suit the right applicant's needs. Please either call Simon on 0210 8441 022 or email your resume with cover letter to simon@latitude44fitness.com

'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.

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

WANA-HAND? WANA-DAY TO yourself? Wana-earn back some of your precious time? Able to support you with regular childcare, homework, meal preparation, housekeeping, etc. In fact 'Mrs Doubtfires', two reliable sisters, will do what you-wana! Contact Paulette 0272 010 474 or Jill 0274 432 304 for a chat now.

XMAS GARAGE SALE - SATURDAY 23, 10 - 2. Noema Tce, Hawea. Signs out. Includes arcade style air hockey table, Moto-X gear, F/S oven, wetsuits, bikes, sports gear, Leggo, furniture, rowing machine, ex shop stock at cost. Xmas presents for all.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - KARAOKE NIGHT Friday the 22nd Nov.

LIVE JAZZ AT THE LANDING every Wednesday night from 6:30pm. 443 5099 to book your table.

WAITSTAFF NEEDED AT AMIGOS Mexican Grill for summer and beyond! Email CV in confidence to info@amigoscafe.co.nz or in person by appointment on 443 7872.

RIPPON 2014! Gold Member tickets sold out, Gazebos sold out but general admission tickets still available - yipeee! Round up your mates and get the best day of your summer sorted. Ripponfestival.co.nz Tickets available at Gusto and i-Site.

MATURE WOMAN REQUIRES NICELY FURNISHED FLAT or small house, with possible view and garage. Phone 0211 612 763. Would consider sharing.

LIFE COACH, NEW PERSPECTIVES, SUPPORT IDENTIFIED, solutions recognised, skills shared. In these unsettling times, call Alison 03 443 8673 / 0211 610 084 for a free introductory experience. No obligation. Every situation given full consideration.

STONESCAPES - SPECIALISTS in lifestyle fencing. Post and rail, macrocarpa post and wire and stone fences. Phone 0210 2576 201.

CAKES OF WANAKA opening on Friday, right on the lakefront at the old BNZ. Loads of yummy treats, orders for birthday and wedding cakes, cake decorating equipment, cake tin hire, and chocolates from Pod Artisan Chocolates. Come in and see us.

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

"REJUVENATE" SPRING CLEANSE PROGRAMME. Start 23 November - Tired, achy, stressed or just a general unhealthy feeling? Join me for a 21 day deeply nourishing and fully guided cleanse that will profoundly assist your body's natural detoxification process, boost your immunity, renew your gut health, increase energy and clarity of mind. For more info contact Christine Callanan at info@alignedtolife.com 

LOVE HIPHOP? Wanna feel TipTop? Get on down to TipTop HipHop, Fridays at Opium with J Diggah and guests! Yummy beats, what a treat, all washed down with $5 drinks all night, yum!

BULLOCK BAR MEMBERS DRAW. Last week to get your entry in to win a set of Taylor made Golf Clubs valued at $2,000.

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

GARAGE SALE. Saturday, Lower Meadowstone Drive. Rinnai convector 516TR gas heater, convection microwave, gas camp stove, garden tools, preserving jars, four person tent, coffee set, four ton bottle jack, plus variety of household and garage items. Sign out at 9am.

XMAS / NEW YEARS / WARBIRDS HOLIDAY HOME for rent. 3 bedrooms, fully furnished. Two double rooms, one single. Call 021 556 355.

CHEF REQUIRED @ RELISHES CAFE, must have experience and be here for summer. Pop in and fill in an application form. Thanks!

YES! THE SUNDAY CRAFT MARKETS have started again. See you this week, Pembroke Park, from 10am. Handmade arts and crafts.

NEED RETAIL SPACE FOR SUMMER? Retail Shop available for summer rent. Great location, good parking. All shop fittings and connections in place, just walk in and start trading. Contact Grant at Ski Connect. 021 362 306.

BEE SWARMS - Free collection service. Call 0211 788 589.

DEAR ALBERT TOWN PEOPLE I'm a German Au Pair who would like to earn some pocket money. I have time from Mon. - Fri between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. so if you need help with: dog walking, house cleaning, car cleaning, garden care, babysitting, just text me: 0210 2449 522 - Vivien Goll.

CAPRICCIO RESTAURANT ARE TAKING BOOKINGS for your work Christmas parties. Special priced menus are available. Call now to book phone 443 8579. Our renovations are due for completion on 12 December.

DO YOU WANT TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR strength and conditioning training? Latitude 44 Fitness is hosting a guest appearance from one of Australia's top Kettlebell instructors. Tamas Finta will be in Wanaka for one day only on 7 December 2013. For those that have never tried Kettlebell training before, we will have an introductory session running from 8:30am to 10:30am. For more experienced practitioners we will have an advanced technique seminar running from 11:30am to 5:00pm. For more information or if you wish to register please contact Simon on 0210 8441 022 or simon@latitude44fitness.com.

CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY. Bring the family 9:30am on Sunday December 1 to the Wanaka Presbyterian Community Church Centre on Tenby Street for an interactive, all-ages Christmas storytelling and carol service. Sing your favourite carols and enjoy a nativity story where everyone has a part to play! Children welcome to come dressed as angels, shepherds, wise men, etc.

NISSAN TERRANO 1992 DIESEL FOR SALE. Long term careful local owner. Sunroof, mag wheels, clinometer, stereo, turbo option, chains, bike rack. Runs great! $2600 ono. Phone 0272 218 371.

TRUELY NEW ZEALAND GIFTS to send overses, direct from the artists at the Sunday Craft Market, Pembroke Park from 10am.

LUGGATE HOTEL – LIVE MUSIC this Saturday night the "Hardyards" - get along after the Jackpot Rodeo and party all night long!

BIG SKY LANDSCAPE DESIGN. Outdoor areas that work. Small areas, new house sites, lifestyle farms. Contact Lester Davis 443 8856 or 0272 242 574.

NEWS FLASH ... CHAPTER 5 along with all other retailers in Wanaka are open for a late night shopping and Street Party on the 17th December! Watch this space!

LIVE ACOUSTIC MUSIC AT OPIUM this week from 9pm is Robbie on Wednesday, Mike Kennedy on Thursday and the jam session / open mic on Sunday - $5 drinks all week, booyaka!

WANTED: LAKE SWIMMERS WETSUIT. Size med tall. I am doing the swim section of the challenge and my surf suit does not cut it. Either lease, loan or purchase. Txt 021 617 597.

CHRISTMAS AT TUSSOCKS - all the gorgeous decorations have arrived and are looking fantastic! Come and select something special while stocks last. Tussocks 71 Ardmore Street.

GILBERT VAN REENEN'S DISTINCTIVE FINE ART PRINTS make wonderful decor and gifts. See samples at www.cleangreen.co.nz Ph 443 7951.

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

FOR SALE TOYOTA ESTIMA 2000 people mover. V good condition $7,500. Phone 443 1136.

JUNIOR TOUCH STARTS NEXT WEEK from the 25th Nov. - 16th Dec. Years 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 from 4.45pm at Show Grounds. 8 week programme, Looking forward to seeing you guys there!

CHRISTMAS SHOP NIGHT - Wednesday 4th December Wanaka Districts Club, 45 Plantation Road. Everyone welcome, lots of different stalls, including white elephant. 6.30pm onwards.

PARTY SEASON IS ON IT'S WAY! Organise your staff Christmas party with Gin and Raspberry and let us look after you for an evening! Free room hire, catering from $10 per person and drinks specials available! Email Emma at ginandraspberry@gmail.com to organise.

EARTH HEALING MEDITATION 20 November 8pm. Wanaka Wellness Centre. 24 Dungarvon Street. Guided meditation centering loving awareness, sending it to Earth. Donation! 0220 974 596.

LUGGATE PARK - 946M2 SECTION plus a fully consented 3 bedroom house with internal access double garage. All building consent documentation including house plans available to view. Rock retaining wall, pre-slab earthworks, fence along boundary and site mains power already completed. Just ring the builder! 120K. Phone 0212 810 254.

LATITUDE 44 FITNESS IS SEEKING AN awesome trainer to join their team! You will need to be a dynamic, fun-loving person, passionate about fitness and have relevant formal training qualifications. We are keen to find the right person and are happy to tailor a role to suit the right applicant's needs. Please either call Simon on 0210 8441 022 or email your resume with cover letter to simon@latitude44fitness.com

BULLOCK BAR PACQUIAO VS RIOS. We are showing the fight live on the big screens Sunday the 24th. From 3pm.

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

CRAFTY MARKET AT FEDERAL DINER including local crafters, Lunacoon, just because...x, and skarlo candles. Find those special Christmas gifts made right here in Wanaka. 10am-2pm, Sunday 1st Dec, 47 Helwick Street.

18 HOLES OF FAMILY FUN at Pembroke Putt Mini Golf. Perfect for a Sunday afternoon. 0221 572 180.

GIVE THE GIFT OF MEMORIES for Christmas. Transfer old VHS or home movies to DVD. Visit Tidy Design, 3 Helwick St or call 443 4433.

TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SAILOR. A Collection of new artwork by Dunedin Artists, Greg Lewis, Jon Thom, Danny Brisbane and Tim Chapman. All artworks are for sale, and all are original pieces by the artists above. One night only. Saturday 30th November, 6pm start, Norman Residence, 173 Plantation Rd, Wanaka.

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.

MOVIE NIGHT - BEYOND THE EDGE. Paradiso Tuesday 3rd December, a Rotary Club of Wanaka promotion raising funds for the Rotary International Polio Eradication Programme. Contact Sylvia on 0276 994 323 for tickets.

SOAK DAY SPA... With plenty of time to get your pedicure, manicure, waxing, threading, tanning and skincare sorted before your Christmas Party. Let the girls at Soak organise your Soak-a-licious time with a new range of colours and treatments for the festive time. Open late nights and Saturdays, Santa's little helpers are here to help. For bookings phone 443 4340.

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. If your number gets drawn you get to turn the ace and you win $50. Pokies! Courtesy Coach ph 443 4545.

FREE EARRINGS - worth up to $129.00. When you spend $500 or more on Kagi Jewellery. Only at Orbis on the Lakefront.

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

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

LIVE MUSIC AT THE BULLOCK BAR - This Saturday we have "Stone Cold Bush" live and loud. See ya at the Bully!

KITZ OF WANAKA - Warmer days - lighter fashion. Colourful easy, pretty and fun styles from $60. More arriving. Kitz on Helwick.

GARAGE SALE 28 NOVEMBER. Meadowstone Drive. Tubular steel single bed with trundle frame, 6 drawer wooden desk, cane bassinet and stand, pushchair, other small furniture household and office items. Sign out 9am.

EAT WELL, EAT FRESH, EAT TASTY, eat local produce available from the Wanaka Farmers Market every Thursday from 4pm Pembroke Park.

CHAPTER5 IS THE PLACE TO GET all your summer dresses, great selection, for all occassions. Great prices for all ages! Pembroke Mall.

RUBYS GIFT VOUCHERS for Christmas - the gift of an experience like no other!

IN BERN, SWITZERLAND, THE ZIBELEMARIT (ONION MARKET) is a traditional folk festival held on the fourth Monday of every November. The next Zibelemarit will take place on November 25, 2013. Farmers bring over 50 tons of onions woven into braids, along with garlic, and colourful market stalls offer ceramic pots, vegetables, traditional market goodies and mementos. This is the day when savoury cheese tarts, onion tarts and onion soup are on offer in all the restaurants, and Gluhwein is sold at street corners. The Messenger is available in Bern online at www.mymessenger.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

LOCK UP GARAGE OR SIMILAR NEEDED for 6 months. Prefer Hawea area but will consider Wanaka. Txt 0273 311 031.

WANAKA PRIMARY SCHOOL GALA 10am to 2pm this Saturday 23rd November at Wanaka Primary School. Come and enjoy the fun.

PINE FIREWOOD FOR SALE $60 A CUBE delivered, cut to size for you. Phone Brett 0210 2696 358.

YES, CALL RIKA THE HAIRFAIRY IN TIME FOR XMAS. She will help you look good, it's only 5 weeks so don't delay. Ring or text 0273 169 463.

WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY'S IN WANAKA at the Bike Lounge. 20% off workshop parts and the lowest charge out rate in town. Now open 9am-5pm at 12 Frederick Street on Wednesdays.

WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS AGM, Thursday Nov 21st, 7.30pm at the St John rooms, Link Way. All members and interested public welcome.

SHOE BOX ACCOUNTING - BOOKKEEPING. Help for small businesses. I am able to do anything from simple data entry and filing to GST returns and monthly invoicing. Let me keep a lid on your paperwork hassles. Please contact me for an obligation free chat to see where I can assist you and your business. Phone Angela Brown on 0274 620 892 or email mj_ajbrown@hotmail.com

QUALIFIED COMMERCIAL CARPENTER - Calder Developments is looking for a new member due to our expanding workload in the Southern Lakes. Based in Wanaka, we are looking for a trade qualified commercial carpenter to join our very successful construction team. CV via email to enquiries@calderdevelopments.co.nz.

IT'S ALMOST HERE! THE CARDRONA VINTAGE FAIR is on this Sunday from 12pm at the Cardrona Hotel. Rabbit stew, wine tasting, live music and more! For more info contact Debs 0275 443 815. 

BAGLEY'S NEW POTATOES - Dug fresh each day. Available at Selectrix.

RELIABLE TIDY BOAT WANTED. 90hp or 115hp. Also wanted caravan to hire or purchase. Phone 443 4115 or 0211 543 524.

HAWEA PLAYGROUP OPENS THREE MORNINGS A WEEK during school term. Shady sandpit, friendly buzz, everyone welcome, you don't have to live in Hawea. See our Facebook page for session times and more info.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY COMING TO TOWN? Look no further than Archway Motels. Great value accommodation! Hillside cedar hot tubs. Earn and redeem Flybuys. Call 443 7698.

FEDERAL DINER WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY 25 November until Wednesday 27 November for a spot of paint and a bit of a tidy up. We will be open for business as usual on Thursday with a brand new coffee machine.

CHEF REQUIRED TO JOIN THE TEAM at Alivate Restaurant for the summer. Drop in your CV or email to turnbullsnz@xtra.co.nz 145 Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

SALE SALE SALE: Summer is here so grab up to 75% off sunglasses from Central Vision Optometry. Superdry, Ksubi, Fendi and Lacoste all priced to go with this season's new Kate Sylvester in store now. All available with a free upgrade to polarised prescription lenses. Central Vision Optometry, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre, 03 443 0736. 

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

BARGAIN CARS: Mitubishi Mirage 95 auto. Great first car. Reg/Wof, $1800. Nissan Maxima V6 / 3L mint motor. Nissan Pulsar 1600cc manual 4WD, 220,000ks, mint motor. Phone Mike 0211 602 214 or 0212 472 256.

CHRISTMAS HAM? * ORDER A NZ 2013 GOLD Award winning Hampshire Champagne Ham - from Waitaki Bacon & Ham Ltd, Oamaru - get the good stuff this Christmas for your family, yourself or your staff. (From $48 ). Email sales@waitakibaconham.co.nz or 0276005787 *delivery to Wanaka Weds 18th December. www.waitakibaconham.co.nz  Orders by 1 December 2013.

AGM: UPPER CLUTHA RADIO TELEPHONE USERS ASSOCIATION - invites members and interested people to attend our Annual General Meeting 7.30pm, Monday 25 November 2013, at The Lone Star. Please RSVP by 3pm Friday 22 November 2013 to Robyn - ph: 443 8717, robynmercer@meadstark.co.nz

SWARM OF BEES? Call Mark Davey on 443 6506. I have a hive and need bees to fill it so will gladly come and remove your swarm!

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

PEMBROKE WINES AND SPIRITS. Absolutely fabulous super premium Champagne tasting. Your chance to taste 5 premium Champagnes $50 p.p. Pick up your ticket today. Places strictly limited. Wednesday 27th November 7pm. Phone 443 7818.

FUNDRAISER FOR THE PHILIPPINES THIS SUNDAY @ KAI. 3- 9 pm. 8 DJs, raffle tickets, huge prizes. Support this cause Wanaka! @ Kai Whaka Pai.

GO GUTTERMAN GO! He's here, he's there, he's everywhere! Spring clean. Let's clean those gutters out now. Phone 443 6864 or 0277 587 680.

NEW SUMMER MENU. Now on at Water Bar. Contact us on our Facebook page or come and see us and to get our special locals 2 for 1 voucher, only available 25th November to December 1st.

FURNITURE TRUCK DEPARTING CENTRAL OTAGO every Friday to Christchurch and North Canterbury available for household removals and smaller consignments. Please call 03 312 6915 - text 0274 610 035 - email cbkelly@xtra.co.nz for an obligation free quote.

LANDSCAPE CONCEPT PLANS required for QLDC? Get them right the first time, from concept to completion. Elements Landscaping and Design Ltd. Excellent portfolio available. Simon, 0274 400 504, design@elementswanaka.co.nz

KITZ OF WANAKA - Outstanding ranges - tablerunners, aprons, tea-towels, food covers, napkins,placemats and potholders. Awesome colours and designs. 35 Helwick.

WHITEBAIT: NEW SEASON WEST COAST whitebait for sale. Freshly frozen in 250g and 500g bags. $80 per kg. Contact Mark or Karen, Southern Lakes Fishing Ltd. Phone 443 4486.

WANTED STUDIO OR COTTAGE. Tidy for tidy person. Internet, double glazed. Please phone 0223 708 794.

NEED A WETSUIT FOR CHALLENGE? Blue Seventy Helix - mens, size large, barely used, in good contition. $400. Tel 0220 102 618.

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

HOUSEHOLD STUFF FOR SALE, single beds/bunks, formica table, doors - good order. Phone Liz 443 8081.

GROUNDSMAN / MAINTNENANCE PERSON REQUIRED: We require a fit and energetic person to help us at The Pines Resort on Fridays and Edgewater Club on Saturdays. This is permanent part time position. It is a varied role; Fridays consists of delivering and collecting laundry bags from units, helping to prepare the resort for incoming guests by hosing and cleaning outside areas, BBQs etc. Saturday is similar but primarily a maintenance role, repairing unit chattels etc. An eye for detail and pride in your work, along with reliability will be some of the attributes we are looking for. Please email your application to Lynley at LynleyC@monad.co.nz    

BULLOCK BAR FRIDAY NIGHT, come catch up with your mates over a cold glass / jug of beer. 6 o'clock Lions meat raffles. See you at the Bully!

CAN ESSENTIAL OILS HELP YOU? Find out at Karuna this Thursday at 5.30pm. Show-casing doTerra oils. Corner of Brownston and Dungarvon Street.

BEANIE CAFE ON ARDMORE. Opening hours Monday - Friday 7am - 4pm. Fresh baking and cabinet food daily.

FOR RENT: FURNISHED COTTAGE, MT BARKER AREA, 10 minutes to Wanaka. No pets please. Phone 443 7641.

FOR SALE - WATER CYLINDER 180 LITRE in good working order $100 ono. Roll-top desk, 3 drawers and 1 cupboard. Excellent order. $100.00  Ph 443 8552.

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

OFFICE AT 3 HELWICK STREET $100 + GST per week. Short or long term lease. 3x3m, close the door it's your own space, great central location. Power and internet included. Call 03 443 4433.

WWW.HAIRTHOUART.CO.NZ for all your hair needs. Ph 443 9545.

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.

THIS SUNDAY AT KAI FROM 3-9PM FUNDRAISER for the Philippines, loads of giveaways and raffles. Come and support @ Kai.

CARPENTRY BEFORE CHRISTMAS - Get those unfinished jobs done before Santa arrives. From hanging doors, building customised chook houses to making a library of shelves. Call Pete on 0211 372 151.

WANAKA CARS WILL PAY CASH on the spot for your late model low km car, ute or 4WD. Phone 443 4914, 0210 309 038.

DRINKING TOO MUCH? Want to make a start somewhere for support and help? Try ringing Women's Support. Confidential 24/7 service. Women supporting woman. Phone 443 1448. www.womenssupport.org.nz                                                                                                                                                             

PEMBROKE WINES AND SPIRITS SUPER SPECIAL. Hilok Central Otago Pinot Noir 2009. 6 bottle pack only $120. Great for Christmas pressie.

CARVED, ORANGE & HONEY GLAZED HAM, manuka smoked Mt Cook salmon, minted new potatoes, pavlova, Christmas pudding and so much more...is your mouth watering yet? Thought so! Book your Christmas day dining at Edgewater today, $90.00 per adult and $45 per child. Get in quick to confirm your family's spot between 12.00pm – 6.40pm by calling 443 0011.

HAVE A WHITE CHRISTMAS with Treble Cone's Super Early Bird Season Pass Sale on now until the end of November. Give the gift of winter's best powder days with a flexible 5 Day Powder Pass for just $399. Treblecone.com/SeasonPass

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.

MYEVENTPHOTO.CO.NZ. Organising a sports event? For professional sport event photography contact myeventphoto today. www.myeventphoto.co.nz

FOR SALE PRADO 2003: 3 ltr diesel, 8 seats - leather, fridge, reversing sensors, 320 000kms  $22,000 ono. Ph 443 5845.

TRUE TRUE TRUE CERTIFIED ORGANIC skincare now available at: Wholefood Haven, Wonder Room and Soulfood. Pop in to check us out.

WEED FREE TREE MULCH - root protection and moisture for your trees/shrubs. $60 per 6m3 delivered in Wanaka. Put your name on Tree Tamers list 443 6454. www.treetamers.co.nz

STUDIO UNIT $165 PER WEEK plus power. Close to town. Phone 0274 317 402.

BEANIE CAFE SPECIAL. Delicious sticky date pudding served with ice cream and butterscotch sauce.

DO YOU WANT TO TURBO CHARGE your strength and conditioning training? Latitude 44 Fitness is hosting a guest appearance from one of Australia's leading Kettlebell instructors. Tamas Finta will be holding a beginner's Kettlebell clinic at 8:30-10:30am and an intermediate clinic at 11:30-5pm on Saturday 7 December. He will also be holding an advanced Kettlebell clinic from 9am-5pm on Sunday 8 December. Contact Simon on 0210 8441 022 or simon@latitude44fitness for more information or to register.

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.

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

YOGA & SUP. Book now 0800 926 925 info@wanakakayaks.co.nz

RIVERSIDE PARK - Lot 89 for sale. 800m2 section overlooking the park and includes full house plans already drawn for a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom double garage house. Ready for the builder! $190k. Ph Nick 0212 810 254.

QUALIFIED BUILDER AND HAMMER HAND WANTED for immediate start. Call 021 443 992.

FORD FALCON CAR FOR SALE. Good running car with no problems. $2000 ono . Ph 0274 431 725.

IECO SOLAR: WITH 10YRS LOCAL installation and maintenance experience, I only stock the highest quality systems because solar water heating is something you should only do once, so do it right! Phone 03 443 6027 / 0211 067 043. iECO solar - Wanaka's water heating specialist.

LICENSED BUILDER AND JOINER AVAILABLE. Referees available. No job too big or too small. Phone Craig 0273 135 160.

BEAUTY TREATMENTS AT KARUNA - a natural and fun place to go. Phone Dannielle on 0226 152 231. Try new vinalux nail polish - no chipping for a week!

ONLY ONCE A MONTH. Whole Cardrona lamb spit roast at Bistro Gentil, bread and spreads entrées. Live music by Holly Arrowsmith. Book yourself a delicious Sunday. 24 November 1-3pm. $40. 03 443 2299. www.bistrogentil.co.nz

HAIR STRAIGHTENERS - Give them a break. Have your hair looking sleek, smooth and frizz free without daily straightening. Keratin "Blow Out" treatment last up to 8 weeks. Call Flair Hair Design 443 7727.

DRIVING LESSONS AVAILABLE with female driving instructor. Gain the skills and confidence you need in a friendly and relaxed environment with Aspiring Drivers. Call/text Nicky 0210 607 310.

BULLOCK BAR WORLD CUP RUGBY LEAGUE – We are recording all the games so you can pop down have a few beers and watch all the action whenever! See ya at the Bully.

ALIVATE RESTAURANT FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS LUNCH.12-3pm. Three course set menu for adults $95.00 and children 12 and under $35.00. Bookings essential. Phone 443 1188. Check out the menu on our website http://www.alivate.co.nz/

CARNIVAL IN BERN IS THE THIRD LARGEST EVENT of its kind in Switzerland and was first established in Bern during the medieval period. It was banned in the 16th Century and revived with a children's carnival in 1982. The Carnival runs for three days in February, starting on the Thursday before the beginning of Lent. Masked revellers brave the winter temperatures and swarm through the streets and restaurants of the Old Town. The Messenger is available in Bern online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

THE FLYSCREEN MAN - SPECIALISING IN magnetic insect screens for window openings, remesh damaged doors and screens. No travel costs. Free quotes. Phone 0274 879 655 or 03 789 7830.

LAKES PODIATRY – YOUR FOOT AND ANKLE specialist. Acute and chronic injuries, general foot care, running technique assessment, diabetic foot care and screening . Call us on 443 0730 or visit www.lakespodiatry.co.nz 

FURNISHED ROOM TO RENT ALBERT TOWN in a new house. Available Jan 13th. Short or long term. Couple $200 or single $120 plus bills. Ph 0212 778 669.

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

HANDCRAFTED GINGERBREAD HOUSES - Order yours now! Don't miss out - Limited Edition! Add a Nordic/Scandinavian twist to your Christmas 2013 - with unique premium quality Nordic Christmas Cakes and treats! Gingerbread Houses, Gingerbread gift packs, gluten free Norwegian Christmas Cake and cookies, Christmas Fruit Cakes. Phone 03 443 5475. Find us on the corner of Ballantyne and Frederick Street. Open Tuesday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm.

THINKING ABOUT VOLUNTEERING for Challenge Wanaka and want to know more before you sign up? Drop in to Water Bar tomorrow, Thursday 21st, and 28 November between 5.30 - 7 pm to chat. Live music, free internet and snacks for all. Info on different jobs, times and locations that you can help at, free first aid and Traffic Management courses. Sign up on the night and get a free drink, drink vouchers and entry into a prize draw. Any questions? Contact Jo at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com or call 0212 538 213.

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM AVAILABLE NOW in 4 bedroom freshly painted house near Aspiring College & Pool on 26 Matai Road. $100 singles $130 couples plus power. Great flatties / WiFi / big garden with hammock and BBQ. Social flatmates. Very nice for summer indeed! Please mention Matai Road when you call or txt: 021 923 553. You snooozze.... 

WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS AGM, Thursday Nov 21st, 7.30pm at the St John room, Link Way. All members and interested public welcome.

ONLINE INSURANCE QUOTES. Financially protect your family in under 8 minutes. www.bradleynuttallsouth.instantcover.co.nz

TIME TO UPGRADE YOUR WEBSITE? Testimonial from Murray Rivers, Alpine Fencing: "We always had a website, but with little response. Since (Weka Web) came on board our turnover has jumped 3 times in a 12 month period." Call Amy for a no-obligation chat about how we can boost your business. 443 7937, info@wekaweb.co.nz

SPANISH CUISINE - 1 NIGHT ONLY - Tuesday 26 November. Paella and Tapas step by step Demonstration/tasting/wine matching/goodie bag and exclusive buying on the night - at Mediterranean Market, Ardmore Street, Wanaka 7-9pm - $45pp. Tickets available at Mediterranean Market, Wanaka.

DON'T BE ALONE FOR CHRISTMAS DINNER! If you'd like an invitation to join a family in Wanaka or Hawea for Christmas dinner contact Community Networks 443 7799 or info@communitynetworks.org.nz by Tuesday 17 December. A joint initiative with the Combined Wanaka Churches.

LATITUDE 44 FITNESS IS SEEKING an awesome trainer to join their team! You will need to be a dynamic, fun-loving person, passionate about fitness and have relevant formal training qualifications. We are keen to find the right person and are happy to tailor a role to suit the right applicant's needs. Please either call Simon on 0210 8441 022 or email your resume with cover letter to simon@latitude44fitness.com.

GOLF CLUBS AND GOOD BAG FOR SALE. Suitable for learners or teenagers - girls or boys. 443 7236.

GARAGE SALE - 86 MATAI ROAD. Saturday 23rd, 8.30am, 86 Matai Road. New sink and drainer plus all sorts.

RUBYS CHRISTMAS - celebrate in style and have an experience. Bring your team and treat them to an experience like no other in our Wanaka.

THE COBBLERS INN WANTS YOU to come and pick up your mended shoes and bags. 10 - 5 Monday to Friday, Saturday 10 - 4. Phone 443 9999.

THINKING OF RENOVATING YOUR KITCHEN, bathroom or laundry? Cut-It Kitchens & Joinery has qualified, licensed builders and joiners on the team to help with the entire job. One stop shop. Call Cut-It today for your free measure and quote 443 5031 or 0274 911 955.

COT (OR PORTACOT) & HIGH CHAIR WANTED TO BUY, in good condition please. Telephone 443 8052 (evenings) or 0210 509 021.

COMMIS CHEF - EDGEWATER is looking for a permanent applicant to join their kitchen team as a Commis Chef. We are after someone who is energetic, cares about quality, has excellent practical skills and is keen to join a dynamic team. A minimum of six months experience preferred and commercial Hotel kitchen experience a must.  Please apply to Simon chef@edgewater.co.nz or apply in person.

FROM BERNARD STREET TO BERN SWITZERLAND. The Messenger is available in Bern online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

HAPPY HOUR AT GIN AND RASPBERRY 5-6pm every day! $5 beer, cider and wine. $8 Gin and Raspberry cocktail.

HAVE A GO AT GOLF CLASSES. 4 x weekly classes starting Wednesday 20th November. Learn to play golf with a group of friends. Call Garth at Wanaka Golf Club 443 7888 for more information.

A FAREWELL SERVICE FOR RUTGER HALE to be held at Scotts Beach 12pm Sunday 24th November. Refreshments afterwards at Lake Hawea Community Centre. Contact Pete Phillips 443 4628.

HOUSE CONCERT AT THE RIVERHOUSE with Rory Ellis, Saturday 23 Nov 4 pm. BYO picnic. $20pp or $40 for families. Tickets and map at Video Ezi. Salt of the earth country blues. Come and enjoy this beautiful place with a great musician. If wet we will be inside. Ellis was likened to Satchmo, Springsteen, Tom Waits and Chris Smither with his epically rugged voice - see you there. For more information go to www.RoryEllis.com or phone Claire 0272 008 929.

GIRL GUIDES IN WANAKA. Brownies and Pippins information evening for parents. Thursday 21st November 7.30pm Armstrong Room, Lake Wanaka Centre.

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.

TREES, HEDGES A PROBLEM? Too much growth? For a good, affordable clean up, call Property Maintenance and Service for the best solution. Phone 0274 595 799.

TYRES 2SS/60/R18 ACCELERA IOTA. As new, only K5000 off Nissan Murano. Still on the rims $1000. 0275 625 469.

BUSKERS! STILL DATES AVAILABLE to earn some cash at the Sunday Craft Markets this summer. Call 443 7906 for info.

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

PUZZLING WORLD OFFERS perhaps the largest puzzle shop in the country – whatever age or ability we've got Xmas covered!

FOR SALE FOOD WARMER "Maetra D" $90. Phone 443 8760.

ALPACAS FOR SALE. We have three beautiful boys. Two white/cream and one chocolate. Wonderful pets and lawn mowers. 443 7937, 0204 0153 678.

MONKEY BARS WANTED, Ph 443 1387.

YORKSHIRE TERRIER PUPPY - MALE, 13 WEEKS. Will be a very small dog. Ready for his forever home! Phone Lindy 443 2667 evenings.

SELF CONTAINED FURNISHED RURAL UNIT 4kms from P.O. Double bedroom, ensuite, kitchen - lounge. Free WiFi. $200 per week plus electricity. 443 9516 or 0273 109 323.

CARAVAN 22 FOOT TANDAM AXLE - set up for freedom camping, $20K. View Gunn Road Albert Town. Section with direct beach access Taieri Mouth. Excellent fishing and surfing spot $100K. Phone 0274 752 102.

WWW.HAIRTHOUART.CO.NZ for all your hair needs. Ph 443 9545.

CAN ESSENTIAL OILS HELP YOU? Find out at Karuna this Thursday at 5.30pm. Show-casing doTerra oils. Corner of Brownston and Dungarvon Street.

TREBLE CONE'S FAMILY UNLIMITED SEASON PASS is on sale now until the end of November. Family Unlimited Pass discounted to $1,849 including $100 TC Dollars. Add Riders and Sliders for an additional $250 to lock in your kid's progression. 3 easy instalment option available. Treblecone.com/SeasonPass

LAKES PODIATRY WILL BE OPEN right through the Christmas holiday period. For appointments call 443 0730 or visit us at www.lakespodiatry.co.nz

FOR SALE - SAUNA AND CROSS-TRAINER. Both in excellent condition. Please phone 443 8840 (evenings) for more information.

LATITUDE 44 FITNESS IS SEEKING an awesome trainer to join their team! You will need to be a dynamic, fun-loving person, passionate about fitness and have relevant formal training qualifications. We are keen to find the right person and are happy to tailor a role to suit the right applicant's needs. Please either call Simon on 0210 8441 022 or email your resume with cover letter to simon@latitude44fitness.com.

SAVE $25 - BRING SOMETHING NUTRICIOUS, DELICIOUS or an unopened toy to contribute to the community food drive, book a 90 minute massage with Gray at Active Massage and only pay for 60 minutes. Now until December 18th 443 9011, 0212 097 071. Remember to #Gigatownwanaka please.

MONKEY BARS WANTED, Ph 443 1387.

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM AVAILABLE NOW in 4 bedroom freshly painted house near Aspiring College & Pool on 26 Matai Road. $100 singles $130 couples plus power. Great flatties / WiFi / big garden with hammock and BBQ. Social flatmates. Very nice for summer indeed! Please mention Matai Road when you call or txt: 021 923 553. You snooozze.... 

SELF-CONTAINED STUDIO IN LAKE HAWEavailable for rent. Furnished. $120pw single, $140pw couple. Ph Sharon 0274 665 101 or 443 6711 a/h.

HELP! MATURE WORKING COUPLE are desperately trying to find a house to rent 2+ bedrooms – short or long term – we have to be out of our current rental by Thursday 12 December and the house we had organised to move to has fallen through! Please phone Kirsty 021 555 357.

DO YOU WANT TO TURBO CHARGE your strength and conditioning training? Latitude 44 Fitness is hosting a guest appearance from one of Australia's leading Kettlebell instructors. Tamas Finta will be holding a beginner's Kettlebell clinic at 8:30-10:30am and an intermediate clinic at 11:30-5pm on Saturday 7 December. He will also be holding an advanced Kettlebell clinic from 9am-5pm on Sunday 8 December. Contact Simon on 0210 8441 022 or simon@latitude44fitness for more information or to register.

*PAEONIES*PAEONIES*PAEONIES* available now at Caltex Wanaka. Locally grown, freshly cut and delivered.

WANAKA CARS RMUT, 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer 5 door. Hatch, 2.0L, auto, cruise control. Only 28,000kms, nice car, $16,800. Phone 443 4914 or 0210 309 038.

GATE - IRON FRAME FACED with lichen coloured roofing iron. H 127cms, W 75cms. Phone 03 443 7913 or 0276 113 532.

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

FASCINATORS FOR THE CROMWELL RACES - Only at Orbis on the Lakefront.

COMPLIMENTARY NAIL PREP AND POLISH at Emma for Beauty (choose hands or feet) with any treatment booked in. Offer ends November 30th. 443 6392 or book through www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

IN BERN, SWITZERLAND, THE ZIBELEMARIT (ONION MARKET) is a traditional folk festival held on the fourth Monday of every November. The next Zibelemarit will take place on November 25, 2013. Farmers bring over 50 tons of onions woven into braids, along with garlic, and colourful market stalls offer ceramic pots, vegetables, traditional market goodies and mementos. This is the day when savoury cheese tarts, onion tarts and onion soup are on offer in all the restaurants, and Gluhwein is sold at street corners. The Messenger is available in Bern online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

DANCE COMPETITION! LAKE WANAKA souNZ presents an opportunity for one male, one female to dance on the Rippon Festival stage alongside the greats of the NZ music industry. Register by this Friday 22nd November. More info, including full prize details from rippondance@gmail.com or the Lake Wanaka SouNZ Rippon Facebook page. 

CHEF REQUIRED AT URBAN GRIND. Experience essential. Fully-time position. Apply in person to 72 Ardmore Street.

TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SAILOR. A Collection of new artwork by Dunedin Artists, Greg Lewis, Jon Thom, Danny Brisbane and Tim Chapman. All artworks are for sale, and all are original pieces by the artists above. One night only. Saturday 30th November, 6pm start, Norman Residence, 173 Plantation Rd, Wanaka.

KITZ OF WANAKA - KITCHENWARE A PLENTY! Colourful, practical, quality kitchen bakeware, serveware, glassware, cookware, barware. Fantastic gift solutions. 35 Helwick.

GARAGE SALE - 86 MATAI ROAD. Saturday 23rd, 8.30am, 86 Matai Road. New sink and drainer plus all sorts.

HULAHOOPING? FUN, FITNESS, dance and circus skills. Adult, kids, and collapsable travel hoops available. See you at the Sunday Market. FantailHoops 0210 8289 987.

ADVOCATE SERVICE. Assisting you in resolving issues regarding your employment, tenancy, consumer, hire purchase agreements, neighbour disputes etc. Contact Bob Thompson (LLB) on 0211 872 689 or bobthompson20160@yahoo.com for details.

HAVE A GO AT GOLF CLASSES. 4 x weekly classes starting Wednesday 20th November. Learn to play golf with a group of friends. Call Garth at Wanaka Golf Club 443 7888 for more information.

FEDERAL DINER WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY 25 November until Wednesday 27 November for a spot of paint and a bit of a tidy up. We will be open for business as usual on Thursday with a brand new coffee machine.

THE COBBLERS INN - a new spot, Mini Putt building beside New World. Come get your shoes and bags fixed. Phone 443 9999

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

THE OLD TOWN IN BERN, SWITZERLAND, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and thanks to its 6 kilometres of arcades - the locals refer to them as Lauben - boasts one of the longest weather-sheltered shopping promenades in Europe.  There is also the Zytglogge (Bernese German for time bell), an elaborate medieval clock tower with moving puppets, as well as a 15th century Gothic cathedral, the Munster, and a 15th-century town hall. The Messenger is available in Bern online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON - De Lorenzo Christmas packs have arrived. Four products, usual retail $106! Christmas prices $55. Be in quick. Phone 443 5898.

RED AIR PADDLEBOARDS FOR SALE! We have brand new 2013 stock! The perfect Xmas pressie. We have kids boards and touring boards too. You can race them, you can surf them or you can take your dog. Take them zooming on the river, pack them up and take them to Fiji. Call to enquire: Wanaka Kayaks Sup & Sail 0800 926 925.

CHEF DE PARTIE - EDGEWATER is currently seeking a Chef de Partie, a minimum of two years experience is preferred. Full and part time work available. For further details email chef@edgewater.co.nz or apply in person.

BULLOCK BAR MEMBERS DRAW. Last week to get your entry in to win a set of Taylor made Golf Clubs valued at $2,000.

BULLOCK BAR FRIDAY NIGHT, come catch up with your mates over a cold glass / jug of beer. 6 o'clock Lions meat raffles. See you at the Bully!

MOBILE PAMPER PARTIES! Emma For Beauty will pamper at your location. Christmas staff party idea, or getting your girlfriends together to enjoy a glass of bubbles, antipasto platters while getting your relaxing beauty treatments. Customized menus to suit any budget! 443 6392 www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

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

DUTY MANAGER REQUIRED at Super Liquor Wanaka for summer period Dec – Jan or Feb (flexible) 25 – 45 hours per week. Call in and see Kelly at the shop or phone 443 1120. Super Liquor Wanaka, 52 Reece Crescent.

FOR SALE: 1996 HONDA ODYSSEY, 4WD, 7 seater, tidy condition, registerd, WoF. $22,000 ono. Ph/text Nikki 443 2285, 0212 248 568.

FLATMATE WANTED - FEMALE PREFERRED. Large furnished room in large chilled house. Must be working. Lake views $120pw. Phone 0211 332 227.

FOR SALE: ZAPP. Unused latest model double bike rack. $160 Tel. 443 9457.

KITCHEN ASSISTANT REQUIRED @ Relishes Cafe, must be here for summer. No experience needed, but great attitude a must! Pop in and fill an application form. Thanks!

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

NEED GIFTS FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS EVERYTHING? Visit the gift shop at Puzzling World for a truly unique option.

SWARM OF BEES? Call Mark Davey on 443 6506. I have a hive and need bees to fill it so will gladly come and remove your swarm!

THIS SUNDAY AT KAI FROM 3-9PM FUNDRAISER for the Philippines, loads of giveaways and raffles. Come and support @ Kai.

CHRISTMAS DAY DINING AT EDGEWATER: Does the thought of entertaining the whole family at home seem a bit daunting? Why not try something different? Edgewater has a spectacular buffet on offer from 12.00pm - 6.40pm offering a traditional Christmas meal. Have a stress free Christmas meal for just $90.00 per adult and $45.00 per child! Call 443 0011 to confirm your table today.

GARDEN TIDY-UP? Maybe you need a "Really Good Gardener" to help out during this busy time of the gardening year? Phone Andrew on 443 7738 or 0221 366 708.

OFFICE AT 3 HELWICK STREET $100 + GST per week. Short or long term lease. 3x3m, close the door it's your own space, great central location. Power and internet included. Call 03 443 4433.

NO ONE DOES CHRISTMAS DAY LIKE EDGEWATER! Let us do the hard work for you, so you can relax and enjoy your Christmas day. We have the works – ham, turkey, salmon, new potatoes, pavlova and much, much more. It costs just $90.00 per adult and $45 per child! Call 443 0011 now to book your spot between 12.00pm–6.40pm. Merry Christmas.

PRISTINE STEAMING - Professional garment steaming. Specialising in bridal, bridesmaids' dresses, suits, ball and evening gowns. Contact Neda 0211 612 885. Pristinesteaming@gmail.com

PART-TIME GARDENER WANTED to help renovate old cottage gardens. One or two days per week, regular, longer term. Would suit keen local wanting some extra work. Phone 443 1168.

CHALLENGE YOUR BOSS to 18 holes of Mini Golf madness. BYO. A perfect way to start your Christmas or staff party. 0221 572 180.

STEAK, STEAK, STEAK, STEAK. The best steak in Wanaka, guaranteed. Bullock Bar Grill 7 nights. No bull! See you at the Bully!

LADIES NEW (& NEWISH) TO WANAKA - come and join us for lunch to meet new friends. Next Friday 29th November. Contact Sue Saunders ASAP. Phone 443 7442. Looking forward to hearing from you!

MOUNTAIN BIKE NEED REPAIRS OR A TUNE UP? The Bike Lounge is stoked to introduce Kurt McDonald - one of NZs best bike mechanics - now at your service every Wednesday in Wanaka. Full service workshop from 9am-5pm every Wednesday.

PINE FIREWOOD FOR SALE $60 A CUBE delivered, cut to size for you. Phone Brett 0210 2696 358.

ECSTATIC IN YOUR SHOWER? When you save money and the environment, hot water use is a whole new experience. For your obligation free quote, phone iECO solar today on 03 443 6027 or 0211 067 043. iECO solar - Happy water, happy people!

FOLLOWING THE SELL-OUT SUCCESS of last year, Summerlands is back on the 2nd January 2014 and earlybird tickets have already sold out. For full festival line-up and tickets head to www.summerlands.co.nz or Lake Hawea Hotel. Summerlands is coming.

RUBYS SUNDAY SNUG SESSIONS means it's just $12 for all of our foreign, festival and Art House films. All day, every film, every Sunday - in Ruby's luxurious snug.

HAPPY HOUR @ WOODYS AND BARLUGA. Every day 9 -10 pm. $5 tap beer and cider, $5 house spirits, $5 house wine. Pool comp every Thursday @ 7pm.

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 Dip Acc Acupuncturist, tailor-make every treatment. Get the very best at The Muscle Joint. Tel 443 6460, 59 Brownston St, Wanaka. www.themusclejoint.co.nz

NEWS FLASH ... CHAPTER 5 along with all other retailers in Wanaka are open for a late night shopping and Street Party on the 17th December! Watch this space!

PIZZA AND A PERONI FOR ONLY $25 at Francescas Italian Kitchen. Every day from 5-6pm. Call 03 443 5599 to make a reservation. 93 Ardmore Street. For the month of November.

AS WE KNOW, PAIN IS A fact of life, due to work repetitive strains and sports injuries. Remedial Massage can help you live without pain. Call Sonia today for your relief. The natural effective way. Ph 0212 487 771 or 443 2587. Mobile and Clinic service.

FREE EARRINGS - worth up to $129.00. When you spend $500 or more on Kagi Jewellery. Only at Orbis on the Lakefront.

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.

MOVIE NIGHT - BEYOND THE EDGE. Paradiso Tuesday 3rd December, a Rotary Club of Wanaka promotion raising funds for the Rotary International Polio Eradication Programme. Contact Sylvia on 0276 994 323 for tickets.

TOOLS TRAILER - FOR SALE. Tandem trailer in great condition with rear door and side opening easy access. Phone 0274 415 348.

LONG TERM RENTAL WANTED for local professional couple, an architect and a builder. We're responsible and tidy and in our early 30's. 3-4 bedrooms, log fire, double garage, unfurnished and without owner's things in garage. And also we wouldn't like to move out over the holidays for a week or two. How hard is it? It's been 10 weeks and we still haven't got a house in a town full of empty houses. Please ring 0226 975 875 or 0221 737 787.

MAKEUP ARTIST JANINE JOSEPH uses MAC cosmetics to make you look gorgeous on your wedding day or other special occasion. Or book a private "Make Me Pretty" tutorial for you and your friends. Great Xmas prezzie to yourself! Email j9joseph@gmail.com Ph 021 476 629 www.janinejoseph.co.nz

IT'S ALMOST HERE! THE CARDRONA VINTAGE FAIR is on this Sunday from 12pm at the Cardrona Hotel. Rabbit stew, wine tasting, live music and more! For more info contact Debs 0275 443 815. 

CAKES OF WANAKA are now taking Christmas orders for our famous chocolate whiskey cakes, and also white chocolate and chambord. They come with loads of chocolate, macarons, strawberries, meringue and edible gold. Pop into the new shop to place your order.

KITZ OF WANAKA - Warmer days - lighter fashion. Colourful easy, pretty and fun styles from $60. More arriving. Kitz on Helwick.

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

THINK THAT TRIPLE GLAZING WOULD COST more than double glazing? Not with Treble Glaze, we are usually a lot cheaper because our new double acrylic units are added to your existing glass, 1+2 retrofit. Instead of throwing away your glass we use it to help stop condensation and insulate your windows. Spring Special finishing soon, call Phil 0224 444 777. www.trebleglaze.co.nz

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

TREE CARE PROFESSIONALS: prune, shape, thin, remove damage risk, improve your view, crown reduction, tree removal, increase sunshine! Free quotes from Tree Tamers 443 6454 or 0272 751 268 or www.treetamers.co.nz

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

FUNDRAISER FOR THE PHILIPPINES THIS SUNDAY @ KAI. 3- 9 pm. 8 DJs, raffle tickets, huge prizes. Support this cause Wanaka! @ Kai Whaka Pai.

THIS WEEK AT GIN AND RASPBERRY: Wed - Robbie is on the guitar from 6pm before Pool Comp starts at 7.30pm! Thurs - Movember check in! Get your faces up to Gin to check out our wall of Mo and check the progress of the boys! We have Diana and Shauno playing 5.30 - 6.30. Fri - Danny is back to entertain us from 6pm! Sat - Rob is up front and centre from 5.30! 

FRIENDS AND FAMILY COMING TO TOWN? Look no further than Archway Motels. Great value accommodation! Hillside cedar hot tubs. Earn and redeem Flybuys. Call 443 7698.

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? Womens' Support provide 24/7 confidential free support and advice. Phone 443 1448. www.womenssupport.org.nz   

EXPERIENCED BARISTA REQUIRED at the Cardrona Hotel. Please email your CV to info@cardronahotel.co.nz or call James or Cade on 03 443 8153 for more information.

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.

TO RENT - Fully furnished and self-contained stylish studio, $200 per week inc all bills, wifi, linen etc. Suit single person only. Available until 19 Jan. 10mins walk to town. 0211 619 334.

BIRGIT IS BACK AT ALI BABAS for women's hairstyling this week – Tuesday 19th to Saturday 23rd November, then every second week. Phone 443 1722 for an appointment.

SALE SALE SALE: Summer is here so grab up to 75% off sunglasses from Central Vision Optometry. Superdry, Ksubi, Fendi and Lacoste all priced to go with this season's new Kate Sylvester in store now. All available with a free upgrade to polarised prescription lenses. Central Vision Optometry, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre, 03 443 0736. 

QUALIFIED BUILDER AND HAMMER HAND WANTED for immediate start. Call 021 443 992.

BATA BULLETS NOW IN STORE - Shoes Unlimited, 80b Ardmore Stree, www.shoesunlimited.co.nz

NEW SUMMER MENU AT ALIVATE RESTAURANT AND BAR. Come and check out the new dishes and our great view upstairs at 145 Ardmore Street, Wanaka. For bookings call 443 1188.

FOR SALE PRADO 2003: 3 ltr diesel, 8 seats - leather, fridge, reversing sensors, 320 000kms  $22,000 ono. Ph 443 5845.

RODEO JACKPOT - Come out to the Wanaka Rodeo grounds at the Albert Town Reserve next Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning to watch Rodeo time event competitions featuring top NZ competitors. Free entry. Bring a picnic. For further information contact Lyal on 0274 381 443.

GARAGE SALE THURSDAY 21ST 3PM - 7PM. Quality clothes, furniture, drapes, art work, collectables. Serious clear out. 180 Stone Street, 3pm - 7 pm.

WE HAVE A BIT OF A TREAT FOR ALL YOU SWEET TOOTHED INDIVIDUALS.  Candyfloss martini is our new cocktail special! Chambord vodka and bubbles poured over pink Candyfloss! Like being a grown up at a fairground! See you at Gin and Raspberry to try one this week!

BULLOCK BAR WORLD CUP RUGBY LEAGUE – We are recording all the games so you can pop down have a few beers and watch all the action whenever! See ya at the Bully.

CHRISTMAS IS COMING EARLY. Bring the family 9:30am on Sunday December 1 to the Wanaka Presbyterian Community Church Centre on Tenby Street for an interactive, all-ages Christmas storytelling and carol service. Sing your favourite carols and enjoy a nativity story where everyone has a part to play! Children welcome to come dressed as angels, shepherds, wise men, etc.

CHEF REQUIRED TO JOIN THE TEAM at Alivate Restaurant for summer. Drop in your CV or email to turnbullsnz@xtra.co.nz

DO YOU WANT TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR strength and conditioning training? Latitude 44 Fitness is hosting a guest appearance from one of Australia's top Kettlebell instructors. Tamas Finta will be in Wanaka for one day only on 7 December 2013. For those that have never tried Kettlebell training before, we will have an introductory session running from 8:30am to 10:30am. For more experienced practitioners we will have an advanced technique seminar running from 11:30am to 5:00pm. For more information or if you wish to register please contact Simon on 0210 8441 022 or simon@latitude44fitness.com.

FOR SALE: 1999 NISSAN NAVARA Venturer, double cab ute. NZ new, 2.7 diesel, 5 speed manual, canopy and towbar. Phone 03 443 1052 or 0276 419 013.

CONTAINER FOR SALE. 20ft. Offers. Ph 03 443 5737.

REMEMBER WHEN FOOD TASTED OF SOMETHING? Bring the memories to life at the Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday 4pm Pembroke Park.

ONE BEDROOM FLAT, TIDY SELF-CONTAINED UNIT, furniture if required. Carport. Albert Town, $170 p/w. Ph 0274 335 132.

LUGGATE HOTEL – LIVE MUSIC this Saturday night the "Hardyards" - get along after the Jackpot Rodeo and party all night long!

LAKE HAWEA HAS A DEFIBRILLATOR on the Fire Appliance at the Fire Station. Dial 111 and ask for "Fire and Ambulance". Do not waste valuable time ringing individuals. Dial 111.

LIVE JAZZ AT THE LANDING every Wednesday night from 6:30pm. 443 5099 to book your table.

LABOURER/GARDENER TO HELP TIDY large section. 26thNov-13thDec Would suit backpacker - accommodation may be available. Casual nanny/help with two children also needed between these dates. Email julie.haddock@hotmail.com

For all your electrical requirements phone Tony Wellman Electrical 0274 382 352.        

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

PEMBROKE WINES AND SPIRITS. Absolutely fabulous super premium Champagne tasting. Your chance to taste 5 premium Champagnes $50 p.p. Pick up your ticket today. Places strictly limited. Wednesday 27th November 7pm. Phone 443 7818.

THOSE WHO HAVE HAD TREATMENT at the Wanaka Osteopathic Clinic have reported a significant improvement over winter in their skiing, running and golf abilities. Getting structural restrictions released improves coordination and efficiency in any activity. We treat new and old injuries simultaneously and are ACC treatment providers. Check us out online at www.wanakaosteopathic.co.nz or call 03 443 6783 to get significant and long lasting changes in your body function today.

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. Last processing day 15 December 2013.

MONDAY MADNESS @ REVIVE. Buy 1 get the 2nd...1/2 price! When you book more than 1 treatment at Revive on any Monday during November you will be rewarded. Pay full price for your 1st treatment and receive 50% off your 2nd. Or, pay full price for 2 treatments and get the 3rd treatment absolutely free! Book Now 443 5112. Conditions apply.

HOUSE WANTED TO RENT 2/3 bedrooms, garage, dog friendly for quiet, local, long term couple and child. Phone 0226 417 089.

SAND PIT SAND at The Yard! Just arrived - clean beach sand. Available by the scoop or bag. Delivery or loan trailer available. The Yard, 14 Reece Crescent, Wanaka 443 5069 www.theyardcentral.co.nz 

OPIUM BAR WILL BE CLOSED to the public this Friday night due to a private function, but we will be back and rearing to go on Saturday.

THE ALBERT TOWN - ONLY HAVE a small amount of staff and don't know what to do for your xmas function? Why not let us entertain you with live music with local Band Zucchini Brothers on the 6th Dec and dinner in our Mount Iron Function Center. No table to small or big. Taking bookings now. Ph Wendy on 443 4545 or email alberttowntavern@xtra.co.nz for more details. 

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.

EXPERIENCED HOUSESITTERS AVAILABLE to look after your home during this summer. We have been looking after homes in Wanaka for over 5 years and have wonderful references. Please contact Richard and Linda on mckay.richard@gmail.com or 0212 507 006 to discuss your needs.

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.

FRIZZ NO MORE. Keratin "Blow Out" hair smoothing treatment lasts up to 8 weeks. No more using straighteners every day. Have smooth, glossy hair for Christmas. Call Flair Hair Design. 443 7727.

CHRISTMAS FUNCTION TRANSPORT. We have vans and buses for your Christmas function, whether it's for a wine tour, go-karting or just to get you home at the end of the night. YELLO! 0800 443 5555. info@yello.co.nz

HEATHER GARDEN OPEN 10AM - 4PM. 321 Beacon Point Road. Walk anywhere. $5 entrance fee. Honesty tin on driveway. Phone 443 7665.

HOUSE CONCERT AT THE RIVERHOUSE with Rory Ellis, Saturday 23 Nov 4 pm. BYO picnic. $20pp or $40 for families. Tickets and map at Video Ezi. Salt of the earth country blues. Come and enjoy this beautiful place with a great musician. If wet we will be inside. Ellis was likened to Satchmo, Springsteen, Tom Waits and Chris Smither with his epically rugged voice - see you there. For more information go to www.RoryEllis.com or phone Claire 0272 008 929.

WORKER WANTED FOR LOCAL manufacturing business. Casual basis initially, with possibility of full time and future advancement. Phone Phil 0224 444 777.

OVERSEAS CHRISTMAS MAIL CLOSES SOON. There are lots of great gift ideas at the Sunday Craft Market, Pembroke Park, 10am.

FUN, CARING AND RELIABLE NANNY/casual babysitter available from 11th November with full drivers licence and recently updated first aid certificate. Training to be a teacher, so can help with homework. Great with housework and cooking. Call 0277 394 956.

CAPRICCIO RESTAURANT ARE TAKING BOOKINGS for your work Christmas parties. Special priced menus are available. Call now to book phone 443 8579. Our renovations are due for completion on 12 December.

FEMALE BORDER COLLIE DOG looking for a friendly loving home! Regretfully moving to Australia. Please Call Mike 0211 602 214.

TRUE TRUE TRUE CERTIFIED ORGANIC skincare now available at: Wholefood Haven, Wonder Room and Soulfood. Pop in to check us out.

THIS SATURDAY AT OPIUM we have DJ Leeroy Brown playing Deep House, Progressive and Techno - come on down and join the party this weekend, $5 all drinks, every night, all week! Life doesn't get much better than this!

WANA-HAND? WANA-DAY TO yourself? Wana-earn back some of your precious time? Able to support you with regular childcare, homework, meal preparation, housekeeping, etc. In fact 'Mrs Doubtfires', two reliable sisters, will do what you-wana! Contact Paulette 0272 010 474 or Jill 0274 432 304 for a chat now.

COUNSELLING WITH LIZ MALUSCHNIG - professional, holistic, safe. Over 20 years' experience. Call Liz on 443 1955 or text 0274 334 520.

SPANISH CUISINE - 1 NIGHT ONLY - Tuesday 26 November. Paella and Tapas step by step Demonstration/tasting/wine matching/goodie bag and exclusive buying on the night - at Mediterranean Market, Ardmore Street, Wanaka 7-9pm - $45pp. Tickets available at Mediterranean Market, Wanaka.

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

CHEF REQUIRED TO JOIN THE TEAM at Alivate Restaurant for the summer. Drop in your CV or email to turnbullsnz@xtra.co.nz 145 Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

CHRISTMAS SHOP NIGHT - Wednesday 4th December Wanaka Districts Club, 45 Plantation Road. Everyone welcome, lots of different stalls, including white elephant. 6.30pm onwards.

MATURE PROFESSIONAL WANTED TO SHARE fully furnished, modern 3 bedroom/2 bathroom home with the owner. Ph: 443 8525, 021 422 969.

CHRISTMAS HAM? * ORDER A NZ 2013 GOLD Award winning Hampshire Champagne Ham - from Waitaki Bacon & Ham Ltd, Oamaru - get the good stuff this Christmas for your family, yourself or your staff. (From $48 ). Email sales@waitakibaconham.co.nz or 0276005787 *delivery to Wanaka Weds 18th December. www.waitakibaconham.co.nz  Orders by 1 December 2013.

ARE YOU AVAILABLE FOR A FEW HOURS FROM 12-20TH JANUARY? Fancy inking numbers onto bodies? Helping in a recovery tent, building event infrastructure or assisting in an office? Challenge Wanaka is looking for volunteers of all skills and passions. You are invaluable to the event and we appreciate any time that you can give us. Sign-up is open for 2014 www.challenge-wanaka.com. Race day is Sat 18th, jobs available from 12-20th Thank you in advance.

GARAGE SALE. Saturday, Lower Meadowstone Drive. Rinnai convector 516TR gas heater, convection microwave, gas camp stove, garden tools, preserving jars, four person tent, coffee set, four ton bottle jack, plus variety of household and garage items. Sign out at 9am.

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

SHINABURO, Korean eating house at 34 Ardmore St. New summer menu has arrived! Irresistible flavours like you never tasted. Open lunch and dinner. Ph 443 1777.

BAGLEY'S NEW POTATOES - Dug fresh each day. Available at Selectrix.

WANTED LARGE TRAMPOLINE. Must have safety net. Phone 021 774 205.

 

CAKES OF WANAKA opening on Friday, right on the lakefront at the old BNZ. Loads of yummy treats, orders for birthday and wedding cakes, cake decorating equipment, cake tin hire, and chocolates from Pod Artisan Chocolates. Come in and see us.

CHALLENGE WANAKA IS SEEKING HOMESTAYS for visiting international pro athletes. If you are able to host an athlete during the event in January please email event@challenge-wanaka.com. Many thanks.

CHRISTMAS AT TUSSOCKS - all the gorgeous decorations have arrived and are looking fantastic! Come and select something special while stocks last. Tussocks 71 Ardmore Street.

WE HAVE SOME COOL NEW STALLS at the Craft Market this Sunday. Come to Pembroke Park and have a look!

BARISTA/CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERSTAR REQUIRED for the friendly fun team at Kai Whakapai. Summer season, maybe longer. Must be able to work weekend day shifts and a couple of evenings per week. Full time hours. Experience essential. Managers Certificate preferred but not a deal-breaker. Please call Roger on 0221 741 867 or pop in and speak to "Marj in charge".

UPPER CLUTHA PLUNKET AGM - Thursday 12th December at 7.30pm. Plunket Rooms, Ardmore Street. Everyone welcome.

RIPPON 2014! Gold Member tickets sold out, Gazebos sold out but general admission tickets still available - yipeee! Round up your mates and get the best day of your summer sorted. Ripponfestival.co.nz Tickets available at Gusto and i-Site.

FOR SALE: 1993 TOYOTA ESTIMA. Current WOF and rego. Serviced regularly. New head and cambelt, four new tyres, $4000 ono. Phone/text for further details 0220 902 905.

WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS AGM, Thursday Nov 21st, 7.30pm at the St John room, Link Way. All members and interested public welcome.

UPPER CLUTHA TRAMPING CLUB TRIP - Saturday 23rd. Larches Little Criffel circuit. Contact Glyn Baker 443 6879.

OLD CRUDDY PILLOW? Don't put up with it any longer. Come to Kaleidoscope, Helwick Street for a great range of pillows.

LOVE HIPHOP? Wanna feel TipTop? Get on down to TipTop HipHop, Fridays at Opium with J Diggah and guests! Yummy beats, what a treat, all washed down with $5 drinks all night, yum!

WINE COUNTRY CREATIONS will be at the Cardrona Fair Sunday 24th. Selling French Oak Central Otago recycled wine barrel platters and candelabra. For more information please contact Barbara 021 790 395.

WEANER PIGS. Duroc X. Phone 443 1361 or 0274 431 361.

WANTED TO BUY: MOUNTAIN BIKES - needed for family of six. Also a bike trailer for toddler and 12" bike. Phone 443 8105.

SELL POP TOP CARAVAN. $3,000 ono. 443 7164.

HANDMADE IN NEW ZEALAND, arts and crafts at the Sunday Craft Market on the 24th. Pembroke Park from 10am.

LOST DOVE GREY DOMESTIC short hair female cat, missing since 29th October. Lives in Luggate, reward offered. Please phone 0273 068 500 or 021 039 941. House sitter available from January 2014, mature reliable and tidy, likes animals. Phone 0273 068 500.

LATITUDE 44 FITNESS IS SEEKING AN awesome trainer to join their team! You will need to be a dynamic, fun-loving person, passionate about fitness and have relevant formal training qualifications. We are keen to find the right person and are happy to tailor a role to suit the right applicant's needs. Please either call Simon on 0210 8441 022 or email your resume with cover letter to simon@latitude44fitness.com

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

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