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11 December 2013



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

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

SASANOKI'S PARTY PLATTER is available for your Xmas do's. Ring 443 6474 and it's all yours. Merry Christmas!

PAUL UBANA JONES SINGS DYLAN! Friday 3rd January at Gin and Raspberry. Tickets $20 including a welcome cocktail. Call into the bar for more info. It's going to be an incredible night, don't miss out!!

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.

MASSAGE FOR XMAS! GIFT CERTIFICATES available from Aspiring Massage Wanaka. Trevor Bailey full time massage since 1994. Relaxation - deep tissue. $70 full hour on the table. Phone 443 2993, 0274 222 455. www.aspiringmassagewanaka.co.nz

WHITEBAIT EX HAAST $20 per 25gms. Cherries $10 per kg. Phone 443 2909.

TEACHING VACANCY: OANAKA EDUCARE Wanaka. Please refer to online advertisement in the New Zealand Education Gazette.

FREE WANAKA COMMUNITY CALENDAR in your mailbox this week. The new annual Wanaka local calendar - amazing local photography and artwork, plus great community and events information. www.wanakalocal.co.nz

REJUVENATE & EMBODY YOUR Passion in the New Year at a special 2 day Retreat. Yoga combined with practical tools to help you release stress and get clearer about your vision, goals and excitement for 2014. Check out www.alignedtolife.com or call Christine on 0276 936 300.

FAMILIES IN NEED OF A FOOD HAMPER from the Christmas Food Drive please phone 443 7799 or 443 1448. We appreciate it may be challenging to phone and ask but it is collected to make a difference for you and your children. Confidentiality guaranteed.

TO RENT: 3 BEDROOM WANAKA house available 23rd December to end of January. Enquiries Lizzi 0274 431 295.

LUGGATE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS PARTY – Sunday 15th Dec, 3pm. BBQ, Santa and live music. Drop a small, wrapped and named present for your child into the Pub before the 14th and we'll pass it on to Santa!

'BUILDING RESILIENCE IN THE FAMILY'. Group TRE sessions Tuesdays 10.30-11.30am and Wednesdays 8-9pm up to 24th Dec. Max. 8 people so bookings are essential. Call Steph Combe 443 5878 or email info@traumarelease.co.nz

CAFE ASSISTANT REQUIRED. The Hammer and Nail is now taking applications for a permanent Cafe assistant starting in the New Year. The successful applicant will need to have at least 2 years of cafe experience and Allpress trained baristas will be given preference. Please send email CVs to hammer@netspeed.net.nz 

GET THEM A MASSAGE FOR CHRISTMAS! After all, every body needs a massage – Gift certificates from The Body Garage are available and make perfect Christmas presents. To enquire about gift certificate options, call 021 2078 486.

CENTRAL LAKES PHYSIOTHERAPY & PILATES: let our awesome team of physiotherapists rehabilitate you back to injury free. Phone us on 443 1711 for an appointment today!

CHAPTER 5. Just had a new shipment of English Laundry Shirts in for you guys! Seriously cool. A great Xmas gift. Remember our $500 voucher you can win. All you need to do is purchase something and go in the draw!

MOUNTAIN BIKES FOR SALE – Ex rental from Wyndham Vacation Resort. (Hardrock Specialized size 15.5). Well maintained and serviced $180.00 ono. Pleased contact Deanne on 443 0025.

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. 

STORAGE SPACE NEEDED? Store all your gear safe and sound. Secure locked area. Various sizes available. Phone 0212 700 404.

LONG TERM HOUSE RENTAL WANTED: mature professional single man seeks 3 bedroom furnished house or apartment (kitchen equipment not required) in Wanaka or Lake Hawea areas. Non-smoker, no pets, sole occupant. Quiet location preferred. Phone Phil on 0210 2536 972 or email: phil.jones@custompublishing.co.nz

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.

CUT IT KITCHENS & JOINERY would like to wish all their customers and future customers a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year. www.cutit.co.nz

MAZDA PROCEED MARVIE 1993 FOR SALE. 152,500km. Good around town. Radiator leaks. Registered 1/1/14. $1,500 ono. Phone 0212 388 571, texts ok.

XMAS DINNER ON THE 24TH OF DECEMBER at the Lake Hawea Hotel. Come and enjoy a lovely buffet with a scenic view. Dinner starts at 6.00pm. Booking required. Ph 03 443 1224.

GARAGE SALE: THIS SATURDAY, 24 b Bills Way from 9-11am. Small garage sale, but treasure up for grabs includes - art, books, platters (new), shoes, sunglasses, designer clothes (including Trelise Cooper, Something, Lover, PAM, 27 Names, Ksubi). Be in quick! 

SANTA'S TOY SHOP - just minutes from Wanaka. Largest toy shop in Central. Free play area for kids. Something for everyone. National Transport and Toy Museum Shop, townside of the airport.

PARTY ICE - Party Ice now available from Wanaka Mitre 10.

GREEN TOAD SUMMER HIRE Gifts Store - $25 full day bike hire. $40 full day electric bike hire. 6 Pembroke Mall, behind Boa Boa Takeaways. Phone 03 443 4315.

A.F.D. STONE MASONRY Quality stonework at competitive rates. Call 443 2153 or 0278 606 558.

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

THIS WEEK AT GIN AND RASPBERRY: Tuesday - Ceroc intermediate and beginner classes start from 7.30pm. Come join a dance class where the music never stops and the bar is right there! Wednesday - Rob is on the guitar from 6pm before pool comp starts at 7.30. Friday - Danny is back to entertain us from 6pm. Check our Facebook page for more info!

RETURN TRANSPORT TO RHYTHM AND ALPS with YELLO! $16.50 return from Wanaka. Book online. www.yello.co.nz/page18.html

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.

'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.

MASSIVE YARD SALE! TONS OF STUFF! Saturday 14th. 9am -3pm. 3 Ewing Place, off Old Racecourse Road. Rain day Sunday. Phone 443 2993.

TUESDAY 17TH - GIVEAWAYS with every purchase! Specials running from 5 - 8pm. Come join Vicki, Carol and Ngaire for fun shopping at Kitz of Wanaka.

LIVE MUSIC AT OPIUM THIS WEEK! This Wednesday we have Robbie, Mike Kennedy on Thursday and open mic/jam session on Sunday, with free entry and $5 drinks all night and all week! See you at the bar!

EAT WELL LOOK GREAT- NEW DENTURES - Repairs - Partial dentures. Gerald Byrne Clin. Dental Techn. Experienced and affordable. Ph 443 9433 or 0276 348 793.

DETOX & REJUVENATE RETREATS - From 2 to 7 day retreats. These can include juice fasting, colon cleansing, detox yoga, healing and raw living food. Residential and non-residential options available on weekend retreats. Limited spaces. For more info on dates check out www.alignedtolife.com or call Christine on 0276 936 300.

PRESCHOOL HAS SPACES AVAILABLE for 2014 in our Korimako Centre for children from the age of 18 months to 3.5 years old. Also limited spaces in our Kereru Centre for 3 and 4 year olds. Wanaka's oldest community based non-profit centre offering high quality early childhood education. Ring 443 7090 or come in for a visit 106 Tenby Street.

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

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

SOUTHERN LAKES PANELBEATING has an entry-level position available in the workshop, starting mid-January 2014. This role would ideally suit a school leaver, preferably with an interest in the automotive industry. A 'can do' attitude and willingness to work as part of a team are a must. This is a new position within the company and the successful candidate may also be given the opportunity to take on an apprenticeship at a later date. If you would like to find out more please contact Simon Laughton on 443 1613 or email him at slakespanel@xtra.co.nz

KITCHEN HAND WANTED to work days and night, washing dishes and food prep. Email: kitchen@wanakaspeightsalehouse.co.nz 

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

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.

FOR A PERSONALISED AND EFFECTIVE MASSAGE by a registered massage therapist with over 20 years experience, call Kim Henderson on 021 495 569. Christmas gift vouchers are also available with $5.00 per voucher going towards Community Networks to help those in need this holiday.

GARAGE SALE - Sunday 15th 9am. From beds, toys, clothing etc house lot of things must go!! 36 Kennedy Crescent.

PANASONIC HOME THEATRE. Blu-ray 5.1. New boxed. Smart network etc. Half price! Half price! Phone 0275 794 988.

NO MORE SOCKS & JOCKS PLEASE! The gift of travel is the perfect Christmas present. Ask instore about a Flight Centre gift card today. Wanaka Flight Centre 03 443 4101 or email wanaka@flightcentre.co.nz 

LODGE & HOLIDAY HOME OWNERS. Are you seeking a live in/out caretaker/manager. I am local and I have experience in property management, leasing and maintenance. Hospitality. With a unique idea for the right place. Call 0210 2215 409.

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 Rubys luxurious Snug.

THE SUNDAY CRAFT MARKET IS ON this week! Pembroke Park from 10am for great handmade New Zealand arts and crafts.

RECREATIONAL KAYAK FOR SALE. Second hand. Great for kids Christmas present! In perfect condition. $250 or near offer. Contact Bernie 03 443 6744.

LOST DOVE GREY FEMALE CAT, missing since 29th October. Lives in Luggate, reward offered. Please phone 0273 068 500 or 021 039 941. House sitter available for holiday period and summer, local person mature, reliable tidy, likes animals. Can pay electricity/phone. Phone 0273 068 500.

HALF AN UPSIDE-DOWN BEER BOTTLE IN A GLASS? Perpetually spinning pens? Backward running clocks? The gift shop at Puzzling World has "weird" covered this Xmas!

AS A SEASIDE RESORT, EASTBOURNE derives a large and increasing income from tourism. Conferences, public events, parks, traditional seaside attractions and cultural sightseeing are among the things on offer. Eastbourne's earliest claim as a seaside resort came about following a summer holiday visit by four of King George III's children in 1780. The seafront at Eastbourne consists almost entirely of Victorian hotels. Along with its pier and bandstand, this serves to preserve the front in a somewhat timeless manner. The Messenger is available in Eastbourne on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

SAFE DRIVERS ARE FOR LIFE, not just for Christmas! Driving lesson gift vouchers available from Aspiring Drivers. Call Nicky 0210 607 310.  

BUSINESS LUNCH, GIRLY LUNCH, LAZY LUNCH. You can have it all at Bistro Gentil. We have re-opened for lunch Wednesday - Sunday from 11.30am. Eat al fresco on our terrace with lake views. Delicious food, 24 wines by the glass, pétanque. Oh oui! www.bistrogentil.co.nz Phone 03 443 2299. 

GIVE AN EXPERIENCE GIFT VOUCHER this Xmas. $129 for a 20 min trial flight over Lake Wanaka where you get to take the controls and fly, plus take a passenger along for free! Wanaka Flight Training - Wanaka's only fully certified CAA Flight Training School. Ph 443 4043.

SALE SALE SALE - CENTRAL VISION OPTOMETRY sunglasses are still up to 75% off! Great ideas for Xmas gifts, vouchers also available. New season Moscott, Kate Sylvester and Sass and Bide now in store. Get yours for summer! Central Vision Optometry, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre ph 443 0736.

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!

MASSAGE THERAPY. Sports, deep tissue, relaxation. Effective, rejuvenating. Ursula Krebs, Dipl. Massage Therapist CH/NZ. Phone 0276 602 271. Mobile service available, 7 days.                   

GOLDVIEW POTATOES: Locally grown potatoes - 42 Kennels Lane on way to Hawea are now taking orders for Christmas. Our varieties are Jersey Bennie, Heather & Desiree. Phone Raewyn 443 7211 or 0273 241 121.

SPACIOUS SELF-CONTAINED APARTMENT available over Christmas. $75 per night. Call Kris 021 443 992.

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

RED AND BLACK CURRANT BUSHES - Now $13. Apricot trees $25. Apple trees $25. Camellias $19.99. Wanaka Mitre 10. Awesome Xmas presents.

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.

DO YOU HAVE PROBLEMS WITH your employment, your tenancy, a hire purchase agreement or other consumer issues? I can help. For a free initial discussion, contact Bob Thompson (LLB), Advocate, on 0211 872 689 or bobthompson20160@yahoo.com

CELEBRATE OUR NEW AROMA TOUCH massage at Karuna Spa. Receive this amazing massage for the price of a 60 minute massage for December only. www.massagewanaka.com

WANAKA'S BEST BOUTIQUE CAKE SHOP is now open 7 days on the lakefront. Cakes of Wanaka will be participating in Wanaka's late night shopping on the 17th December, offering lots of yummy sweet treats. This Thursday night we will be at Florence's taking pre orders for our famous chocolate & Whiskey cake. Phone 0210 2673 049 for further information.

SHINABURO, Korean Eating House. Big volume at inexpensive prices. Guaranteed to become fun of our dishes. 443-1777.

URGENTLY WANTED 3 PLUS BEDROOM house in Wanaka. All full time, working, tidy, respectful locals. Prefer garage and decent section. Please call 0272 162 771.

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

WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS GIFT TABLE is up for presents that don't cost the earth. Take the pressure off and make Christmas be about the things that really matter to you. Open 9am-5pm, every day except Christmas Day.

HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE BAKING FAIRY? A new recipe book made here in Wanaka "The Best of the Baking Fairy" by Susan Manson, only $18 from the Craft Market.

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.

WANAKA FARMERS MARKET Thursday 4-6pm & Sunday, yes Sunday 10-2pm, come and get some fantastic Christmas gifts and artisan foods. 

KITZ OF WANAKA - Kitchenware a plenty! Colourful, practical quality kitchen bakeware, serveware, glassware, cookware, barware. Fantastic gift solutions. 35 Helwick St.

WANT YOUR LIFE BACK? Get us to handle your books. Payroll, business and GST reports. Quant Bookkeeping, phone 0212 700 404.

TOYS, TOYS, TOYS FOR SALE - check out Otago's largest toy shop. National Transport & Toy Museum, beside the Wanaka Airport.

CHEAP COMMERCIAL LEASE, Wanaka. Only $13,970 +GST +outgoings p/a. Perfect time to move or expand your business into the heart of Wanaka with a car park. Call Andy Hall 0212 426 115.

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.

GALLERY33. WE HAVE A FANTASTIC range of gift ideas for Xmas - from stunning jewellery to fun and quirky ceramic works. Come in and see the team at Gallery33. Open 7 days.

WANAKA VETS WOULD LIKE TO WISH all our clients, including the furry ones, a very Merry Christmas and safe holiday season. We are open normal hours Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, and Saturdays we are open 9.30am-1pm. Public holidays we are closed but a Vet is on-call 24/7 for all emergencies on our usual number. Ph 443 6409.

GOT ANY MINT PLEASE? We're looking for mint plants. Big mint plants and lots of 'em! We'll come and dig them up for you and use them in our Mojito bar at the Rhythm and Alps VIP area. If they're lush we'll pay twenty bucks. Please contact Sam with pick up details 0273 139 494.

FRESH JUICES! FRESH SMOOTHIES! Fresh sushi made with brown rice! Fantastic coffee! All available at Coffee Cure in the Medical Centre. Just what the Doctor ordered!

MINIATURE HEREFORD HEIFERS FOR SALE. Yearlings. Quiet and adorable! Suitable for small blocks or breeding. Phone 443 8734 or 027 2623 706.

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL MY CLIENTS. Wishing you all a wonderful, safe, happy Christmas. With love Hair thou Art workshop & mobile. Phone 443 9545.

OUTDOOR TABLE WANTED TO BUY. Preferably wooden round 150cm dia. Also dog kennel/enclosure for sale. Phone 443 7409.

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.

COLORS FOR CLOTHES OR MAKE-UP? I can find you the best colors to suit you. Discover your natural beauty. Radka, Color consultant 022 3085 279.

18 HOLES OF FAMILY FUN AT PEMBROKE PUTT Mini golf. Perfect for a Sunday afternoon. Ph 022 1572 180.

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

WANTED QUALIFIED BUILDER or experienced hammer hand for immediate start. Phone Kris on 021 443 992.

SITUATION VACANT FOR SECURITY OFFICERS: With the busy festive season approaching WPS Security is seeking more Security Officers. We are looking for mature people, a responsible attitude, a pleasant demeanour when dealing with the public and someone who is a team player. These positions would suit semi-retired people or those seeking part-time work (available for short call outs between 30-60 mins) to supplement their present income. Recent legislation requires all existing and new security officers to obtain a new Certificate of Approval, which WPS Security will assist in obtaining. Contact Stuart on 0223 988 646 or email aubreylodge@gmail.com

COMMERCIAL LEASE IN WANAKA'S CBD. Expand, relocate or start your business. 43 sqm, shared toilet, car park with a great frontage. $13,970 +GST +outgoings p/a. Call Andy Hall 0212 426 115.

WOMEN'S MOUNTAIN BIKE, nearly new. $70. Phone 443 5058.

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

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.

GHETTOBLASTER - REGGAE, Dub, Funk live followed by DJ Emily Watson  - Every Sunday from now on at Mojito's at Mint Bar.   

FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE CREEK CAFE on the sunny deck. Live music. Happy hour. Platters and tapas. Big Mike Kennedy playing some chilled sounds. Ooh! Nice! 2 Dunmore Street. Happy hour 5.30 - 6.30pm.

JANDALS AT ORBIS - Come in and try these great looking, comfortable jandals from Batucuda. Only $29.00! Only at Orbis on the Lakefront.

FOR SWITCHED ON ELECTRICAL SERVICE phone Tony Wellman Electrical 0274 382 352.  

ANNA VAN RIEL WOULD LIKE TO THANK Jose and the gorgeous team at Health 2000 for your support in stocking my 100% Wanaka-made album Whistle and Hum and to all the musicians, businesses and locals for your amazing support this year in helping me achieve a hugely successful North American tour, especially my producer/engineer Danny Fairley. I love being part of such a wonderful community. Love Anna xoxoxo

BULLOCK BAR MEMBERS DRAW. Don't miss out! For the price of a bottle you could win $1000 of fuel vouchers –Drawn 24th December. Sign up become a member – too easy! See ya at the Bully!

ASPIRING BEGINNINGS EARLY LEARNING CENTRE desperately needs a supplier of straw for our pet animal's bedding. Is anybody in our community able to help? Phone 443 1181 between 9am - 4pm. Much appreciated.

PSYCHIC MEDIUM with over 25 years' experience. Private phone or personal readings. Ph/txt Miriana 0275 023 764.

FROM EELY POINT ROAD TO EASTBOURNE, UK. The Messenger is available in Eastbourne on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

HELP ME HELP OTHERS! I want to send hiking gear to the porters of Tanzania, who climb to 4,500m in jeans and dress shoes! Got any lying around? Call Jen 0212 304 642. Will collect.

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

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

CHEF REQUIRED FOR AN IMMEDIATE START. Drop in CV at Beanie Cafe, Ardmore Street.

WANTED RESPONSIBLE MATURE BABYSITTER for a month. Variable hours, but on most days. Preferably with full licence. Phone Deirdre 0272 913 138.

BACK AND SPINE PROBLEMS? Straightening the spine, sessions by donation for fundraising. Thursday 12th December 9-12, Wellness Centre, 24 Dungarvon Street. Bookings essential 0277 818 153. www.healingteacher.co.nz

16HH TB GELDING FOR SALE. Excellent to float, shoe and clip, beautiful temperament, inquisitive personality, needs an experienced rider to get the best out of him. He loves your company and needs a very special home. Please phone 0210 2939 300 for more information.        

SOUS CHEF REQUIRED AT THE LANDING. Immediate start. Drop off your resume or ph 021 686 124.

METALWORKS WANAKA. Design, manufacture, modify and repair all things metal. We are precision engineers, with an artistic bent. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz 54 Ballantyne Rd Wanaka ph 443 1760.

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, chronic unresolved conditions, the latest in biochemical medical testing. Our experienced practitioners work together as a clinical team to resolve your condition - Dr John Gibson DC sports chiropractor/biochemist/functional medprac., Lee Ball, Dip Massage - clinical muscular therapist, Jocelyn Mclean, Dip Ac, Acupuncturist. Get the very best at The Muscle Joint. Tel 443 6460, 59 Brownston St, Wanaka.

 

GREAT BOOKS AT THE CRAFT MARKET this Sunday, written and illustrated right here in Wanaka. A great postable Christmas gift.

WANAKA SCHOOL OF LEISURE FLY FISHING clinics for beginner to intermediate anglers. Christmas vouchers available. Clinics for one or two people $35 per hour, 1/2 day (5 hours) $395, full day (8 hours) $595. Contact Scott Little 443 8903 for further information.

GARAGE SALE - 86 MATAI ROAD. 9am Saturday 14th. Futon, collectables, kitchen stuff, chandelier and keyboard case.

PARTY SEASON IS HERE! 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.

OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT IN FREDERICK St. 4 rooms with kitchenette and bathroom. Flexible options. Phone 0272 803 187.

COMBINED GARAGE SALE - Great Christmas shopping jewellery new/preloved, gorgeous vintage linen, fold-out sofabed, childrens wear, kitchen ware, books, appliances, furniture, Keltickids infant carrier, golf clubs, trundler and more. 92 Kings Drive, Saturday 8.30 - 11am.

BIRGIT IS BACK AT ALI BABAS for women's hairstyling from Tuesday 10th December till the end of the year. Phone 443 1722 for an appointment.

TIP TOP HIP HOP THIS FRIDAY at Opium with J.Diggah and guests, with tasty flavours and all your favourite toppings from classic to extra fruity! $5 drinks all night for all you superstylin' B boys and B girls! 

GUILLOTINE WANTED, 18 - 20 inch blade for Wanaka Printmakers. Phone Jude 443 4050.

HUGE RANGE OF ACTIVEWEAR at Southbeach! Hurley, Rip Curl, Billabong & Mons Royale – 12 Helwick St.

DIGGERS 4.5, 7, 12 TON. Available for hire: New experienced operator. Contact Upper Clutha Transport 03 443 7833.

GHETTO BLASTER RETURN TO OPIUM for a pre-Christmas blast of awesomeness, next Friday 20th Dec! These boys always rock it in a big way with their amping live show of Reggae and DnB. Get in early, doors at 9pm and $5 drinks all night.

CARAVANS NEEDED - RHYTHM AND ALPS is in need of 5 or 6 caravans to house some of their onsite production crew over the festival, 28th/29th/30th/31st December & 1st January. Please contact Rebecca@rhythmandalps.co.nz or 443 1243. Thank you.

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

FOR SALE: 16 LENGTHS RAILWAY IRON 9L 2.3m long. Offers phone Dave 443 7906.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - FRIDAY - Happy hour from 5.30pm until 6.30. Go in the draw to win a voucher. Free bar snacks Ace of Spades Jackpot is up to $150. If your number gets drawn you get to turn the Ace and you win $150. Pokies! Courtesy coach ph 443 4545.

FANTASTIC CHRISTMAS GIFTS AND ARTISAN foods of the highest quality from Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday from 4pm Pembroke Park.

ALICE HAIR SALON IS NOW DOING Keratin Complex Smoothing Treatment! Smooths away frizz and reduces styling time! Book now 443 5678.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON - Natalie will be at the salon 27th, 28th December, 3rd, 4th January by appointment only. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Phone 443 5898.

LAST CHANCE BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Convert those dusty old VHS tapes to DVD and give the gift of memories this Christmas. Tidy Design 3 Helwick St. Ph 443 4433.

ACTION AUTOMOTIVE WOULD LIKE TO say a huge thank you to all their wonderful customers. We hope you have a very Merry Christmas and wish you well for 2014. We will be closed from the 24th December opening again on the 6th January. 

THE PICTURE LOUNGE - NZ PHOTOGRAPHERS GALLERY - Now in Spencer House, 31 Dunmore St. New gallery space / new artists / new work. Come check it out, get your Christmas print orders in very soon or miss out! www.thepicturelounge.co.nz

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.

ASPECTS DAY SPA BIRTHDAY. Meet Lee from Medacare, specialising in Biological age assessments, zinc deficiency testing, ph testing etc. 

CAT/HOUSESITTER WANTED. We are looking for a person or couple to care for our two cats from the 1st to the 15th of January. Must be a clean, non-smoker with no children, references required. If you're interested please email elsolylamar@hotmail.com.

DOG KENNEL AND RUN. Metal framing. In excellent condition. $375 ono. Phone 0223 587 834.

ACCOMMODATION FOR CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR. Self contained, modern, private, quiet. Albert Town. 2 min walk to river tracks. Queen bed. Linen provided. $90 per night. Suit family overflow, older couple. Phone 0273 586 127 or 443 2077.

MAKE AND TAKE EVENING AT KARUNA Spa 5.30pm Monday 16th December. Make your own scrubs and take them home. Only $20. Perfect for Christmas or a treat. 28 Dungarvon St.

OAKRIDGE RESORT REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING STAFF, Second Chef, Wait Person and Chef/Kitchen Hand. Please send CV to info@oakridge.co.nz or drop in at reception 

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

GALLERY33. WE ARE GIVING AWAY an Amanda Shanley Beaker to one lucky winner on the 17th of Dec – late night shopping! Be sure to pop in next Tues to be in to win!

WONDERING WHAT TO DO THIS SUMMER holidays? Kahu Youth have a 7 week holiday program full of activities, camps, arts and crafts, baking and having a wicked place to hang out in for all 11 - 24yrs. Check it out on our website - Kahuyouth.org.nz or F/B KahuYouth Upper Clutha or contact us on 443 5880.  

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IS EASY at the Craft Market this Sunday. Unique, handmade NZ arts and crafts direct from the artists.

XMAS DAY AT LAKE BAR. The best value and affordable Xmas buffet in town. Quality food and beverages with views to match. Phone or e-mail for a copy of menu and other details. Lake Bar e-mail: info@lakebar.co.nz Ph 03 443 2920, www.lakebar.co.nz

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.

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

FOR SALE: 1996 HONDA ODYSSEY, 4WD, 7 seater, tidy condition, registered, WoF. $2200 ono. Ph/text Nikki 443 2285, 0212 248 568.

HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR NEEDED. Must be available to work public holidays, school holidays and weekends. Minimum 5 years experience. Phone 443 2325.

IF IT'S FUNKY STUFF IN METAL you are after, Metalworks gallery is open right up to 23rd December. Pokers, horseshoe wine rack, candelabras, garden candle holders, forged bird feeders plus more. 54 Ballantyne Rd. Ph 443 1760.

CARAVANS NEEDED - RHYTHM AND ALPS is in need of 5 or 6 caravans to house some of their onsite production crew over the festival, 28th/29th/30th/31st December & 1st January. Please contact Rebecca@rhythmandalps.co.nz or 443 1243. Thank you.

FANTASTIC CHRISTMAS GIFTS AND ARTISAN foods of the highest quality from Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday from 4pm Pembroke Park.

WAKEBOARD FOR SALE. Free Motion, 138cm with Liquid Force bindings, in good condition. $300 (paid $750). Ph 443 6684.

CHRISTMAS TREES - DELIVERED to your door for $20. Wanaka/Albert Town. Limited supply. Please phone Nico 443 8824 or 0277 672 439.

FRIDAY THE 13TH DECEMBER IS THE WANAKA SPEIGHTS ALE HOUSE'S FIRST BIRTHDAY. Come in and help us celebrate a great first year. Free spit roast and prizes, 5pm onwards. 

TWO HALF ACRE, MATURE, LANDSCAPED PROPERTIES for private sale, Hawea Flat. Three bedroom character home and self-contained sleep-out 0211 119 218. Four bedroom cottage and office 0212 451 904.

FOR RENT: FEMALE FLATMATE WANTED for unfurnished room, long-term. Two male flatmates. Must be full-time employed. $165pw incl. power/phone/WiFi/SkyTV/gas. Ph/txt 0211 643 379.

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.

OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT IN FREDERICK St. 4 rooms with kitchenette and bathroom. Flexible options. Phone 0272 803 187.

TO RENT SPACIOUS, SELF-CONTAINED, semi-furnished apartment. Separate kitchen, living. Internet included $250 p/w plus power. Call Kris 021 443 992.

KITCHEN HAND WANTED to work days and night, washing dishes and food prep. Email: kitchen@wanakaspeightsalehouse.co.nz 

STORAGE SPACE NEEDED? Store all your gear safe and sound. Secure locked area. Various sizes available. Phone 0212 700 404.

RABBITS & HARES WANTED: Head or shoulder shot $3.00 kilo. A serious income top up. Contact Chris McCarthy for further details: Phone 443 7282 or 0273 490 393.

FOR SALE - 7FT POOL TABLE. Very solid. Near new condition. Blue felt. Includes accessories. $500. It's priced to sell. First to view it will buy it. Phone 0212 336 661.

THIS WEEK AT GIN AND RASPBERRY: Tuesday - Ceroc intermediate and beginner classes start from 7.30pm. Come join a dance class where the music never stops and the bar is right there! Wednesday - Rob is on the guitar from 6pm before pool comp starts at 7.30. Friday - Danny is back to entertain us from 6pm. Check our Facebook page for more info!

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: "saiko" (psychoo) meaning "awesome", "the best", how Hisashi feels about Wanaka. The weather, people, mountain, everything is "saiko" in Wanaka! We love you all.

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

BULLOCK BAR BOTTLE STORE - great prices, plenty of parking and great selection. Open 7 days. 

MINI MANOEUVRES - TIP TRUCK - Crane - Digger - for all those jobs in tight spaces, house footings, trenching and landscaping. Phone Swamp 0272 789 122.

GOOD NEWS EVERYBODY! Pembroke Park this Sunday has both the markets! Come wander through the Craft Market and Farmers Market.

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.

18 HOLES OF FAMILY FUN AT PEMBROKE PUTT Mini golf. Perfect for a Sunday afternoon. Ph 022 1572 180.

FORD FALCON, STATION WAGON, 1992. Current registration and warrant. Tidy condition. $2,800. Ph 03 445 2889.

THE PICTURE LOUNGE - NZ PHOTOGRAPHERS GALLERY - Now in Spencer House, 31 Dunmore St. New gallery space / new artists / new work. Come check it out, get your Christmas print orders in very soon or miss out! www.thepicturelounge.co.nz

TUESDAY 17TH - GIVEAWAYS with every purchase! Specials running from 5 - 8pm. Come join Vicki, Carol and Ngaire for fun shopping at Kitz of Wanaka.

FREE HAVAIANA TOP jandals when you purchase $100 or more from Base. Perfect gift for you or a friend this Xmas.

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!

LOCAL SPELD TUTOR. I am a qualified teacher and SPELD tutor available for one-to-one specialist tuition for children and adults experiencing reading, writing or maths difficulties. SPELD assessment is in Cromwell. Call Ruth Farquhar on 0277 335 001 to enquire.

FOR SALE: MINATURE HORSES - 2 x ungelded males, 1 x grey and 1 x chestnut with blonde mane, both approx 7 hands high. Broken to halter only but great natures and would respond well to further work. We insist they only go to to experienced and caring owners. $450 each or $800 for both. Phone June 03 750 0803 (Haast).

THE LAKE HAWEA HOTEL IS SEEKING a talented sales and marketing manager. The successful applicant will have a clear understanding of events organization, online strategy and sales driving mind. Please contact Anthony for more details 03 443 1224.

WANAKA FARMERS MARKET Thursday 4-6pm & Sunday, yes Sunday 10-2pm, come and get some fantastic Christmas gifts and artisan foods. 

FREE WANAKA COMMUNITY CALENDAR in your mailbox this week. The new annual Wanaka local calendar - amazing local photography and artwork, plus great community and events information. www.wanakalocal.co.nz

THE LAKE HAWEA COMMUNITY CENTRE committee invites everyone to a pot luck Christmas dinner on Friday 13th at 6pm at the Community Centre. Ham and new potatoes supplied. Everyone welcome.

BULLOCK BAR MEMBERS DRAW. Don't miss out! For the price of a bottle you could win $1000 of fuel vouchers –Drawn 24th December. Sign up become a member – too easy! See ya at the Bully!

FISHING GEAR SALE - 9.30am to 11.30am Sunday 15th December, 15 Lindsay Place. New and used rods, reels, lures and miscellaneous items.

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.

DON'T KNOW WHAT TO GIVE FOR CHRISTMAS? Enquire about Hair Thou Art gift vouchers for Christmas. Ph 443 9545.        

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.

MINIATURE HEREFORD HEIFERS FOR SALE. Yearlings. Quiet and adorable! Suitable for small blocks or breeding. Phone 443 8734 or 027 2623 706.

MOUNTAIN BIKES FOR SALE – Ex rental from Wyndham Vacation Resort. (Hardrock Specialized size 15.5). Well maintained and serviced $180.00 ono. Pleased contact Deanne on 443 0025.

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.

LOST BRACELET - Gold band encircled with aqua stones. Lost supermarket/Post Office area. Very dear to owner. Please ring 443 2200.

3 BEDROOM - ALBERT TOWN HOUSE to rent 20th December to 4th January. Phone 443 8802 or 0272 295 942.

16HH TB GELDING FOR SALE. Excellent to float, shoe and clip, beautiful temperament, inquisitive personality, needs an experienced rider to get the best out of him. He loves your company and needs a very special home. Please phone 0210 2939 300 for more information.        

LUGGATE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS PARTY – Sunday 15th Dec, 3pm. BBQ, Santa and live music. Drop a small, wrapped and named present for your child into the Pub before the 14th and we'll pass it on to Santa!

FI-GLASS FIRESTAR FOR SALE. 2010 model with many extras. 90hp Yamaha. Immaculate condition with just 13 hours lake use. $30,000. Phone 443 7199 for further details.

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

WANTED RESPONSIBLE MATURE BABYSITTER for a month. Variable hours, but on most days. Preferably with full licence. Phone Deirdre 0272 913 138.

TO LET - SELF-CONTAINED FULLY FURNISHED one bedroom flat. Phone 443 8904.

CAFE ASSISTANT REQUIRED. The Hammer and Nail is now taking applications for a permanent Cafe assistant starting in the New Year. The successful applicant will need to have at least 2 years of cafe experience and Allpress trained baristas will be given preference. Please send email CVs to hammer@netspeed.net.nz 

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.

CELEBRATE OUR NEW AROMA TOUCH massage at Karuna Spa. Receive this amazing massage for the price of a 60 minute massage for December only. www.massagewanaka.com

FOR SALE - COT WITH INNER-SPRUNG mattress, matching change table, high chair, Phil and Teds carry cot, exersaucer and heaps of linen, including woollen sheepskin. Would prefer to sell as one lot $500. Phone 021 494 558. Hardly used and all from smoke-free home.

GREEN TOAD SUMMER HIRE GIFT STORE. Check out Mandy's new funky dresses, jewellery, sunglasses and more! 6 Pembroke Mall, behind Boa Boa Takeaways. Phone 03 443 4315.

GARAGE SALE - Sunday 15th 9am. From beds, toys, clothing etc house lot of things must go!! 36 Kennedy Crescent.

EASTBOURNE, UK, IS A RELATIVELY NEW TOWN. Prior to 1800, the area existed as four separate hamlets and surrounding farmland. The town grew as a fashionable tourist resort largely thanks to the Duke of Devonshire who appointed architect Henry Currey to design a street plan for the town, but not before sending him off to Europe to draw inspiration. The resulting mix of architecture is typically Victorian and remains a key feature of Eastbourne. The Messenger is available in Eastbourne on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

RICH THE CABINET MAKER. Taking orders for 2014. Interior timber furnishings. Call 0275 263 695. View online at www.tinyurl.com/richwanaka

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

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.

ENTERPRISE AND STAFFING INNOVATIONS, for all your Human Resource needs. Speak to an expert, free consultation, EASI NZ, easinz@hotmail.co.nz, 021 665 013.

BUY A LOVELINKS BRACELET and get 2 Lovelink charms free! While stocks last! Only at Orbis on the lakefront.

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

BUNKS FOR SALE. Sturdy tubular frame, in good order. Mattresses not included. Offers over $100 considered. Please call 0276 472 970.

OPIUO AND S.P.Y COMING LIVE to Mint Bar on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th of December. Tickets from dashtickets or Base Backpackers. 

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN. NEW SUMMER menu - Tiger prawn & mango salad, slow roasted crispy pork belly served with veggie fried noodles, smoked chicken, pear & blue cheese salad, T-Bone steak, and heaps more. Gluten free and vegetarian options available. 

AVAILABLE TO RENT –  93sqm of studio space. Ideal for local business or group wanting to rent on an hourly/weekly basis or for pop-up shop. Good rates for those wanting to rent on a regular basis. Call Anna on 021 575 569. 

KIDS SUMMER GEAR at Southbeach! Hooded towels, Havaiana jandals, swimwear, rashie and more. 12 Helwick St.

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 0210 488 698 or www.treetamers.co.nz

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

NEED HELP WITH YOUR EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS or due a review? Speak to an expert, free consultation, Easi NZ, easinz@hotmail.co.nz Phone 021 665 013.

GIVE THE GIFT OF FREEDOM AND independence for Christmas this year. Driving lesson gift vouchers available from Aspiring Drivers. Call Nicky 0210 607 310.

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

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

HIGHWAY 89 LIVE AT LAKE BAR this Sunday from 4pm. Do you have the voice to accompany them. Bands choice wins a $50 Lake Bar voucher. Drinks, nibbles, dinner.

WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS GIFT TABLE is up for presents that don't cost the earth. Take the pressure off and make Christmas be about the things that really matter to you. Open 9am-5pm, every day except Christmas Day.

DEAR SANTA, PLEASE MAY I HAVE a gift voucher for Rubys Cinema?

WANAKA VETS WOULD LIKE TO WISH all our clients, including the furry ones, a very Merry Christmas and safe holiday season. We are open normal hours Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, and Saturdays we are open 9.30am-1pm. Public holidays we are closed but a Vet is on-call 24/7 for all emergencies on our usual number. Ph 443 6409.

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

OFFERING PUZZLES AND OTHER ODDITIES only found here, the shop at Puzzling World has the "wow" gift this Xmas. 

LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION for new builds or garden make-overs. 20+ years' experience. Reliable, professional, competitive rates. Dave Spedding (Dip Hort) 021 707 481 or 443 2721.

GOLDVIEW POTATOES: Locally grown potatoes - 42 Kennels Lane on way to Hawea are now taking orders for Christmas. Our varieties are Jersey Bennie, Heather & Desiree. Phone Raewyn 443 7211 or 0273 241 121.

"ESSENCE OF CENTRAL OTAGO" - Exhibition of stunning images by Gilbert van Reenen. Showing now at Speargrass Inn. See www.cleangreen.co.nz/Speargrass

COMMERCIAL LEASE IN WANAKA'S CBD. Expand, relocate or start your business. 43 sqm, shared toilet, car park with a great frontage. $13,970 +GST +outgoings p/a. Call Andy Hall 0212 426 115.

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

IT'S OUR 10TH EVENT! Round up 10 or more mates and get a 10% discount on your Rippon festival tickets this summer. Offer applies to the first 10 groups! Email enquiry@ripponfestival.co.nz 

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.

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

1982 MAZDA 626, MANUAL. Rego on hold. As is. Needs love. Phone 443 9191.

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

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

WANTED TO BUY MODERN smaller car trailer. Phone 443 1829.

ASPECTS DAY SPA BIRTHDAY. Meet Jenny and chat to her about micro pigmentation. Semi-permanent make-up for brows, eyelines and liplines. 

SOUTHERN LAKES PANELBEATING has an entry-level position available in the workshop, starting mid-January 2014. This role would ideally suit a school leaver, preferably with an interest in the automotive industry. A 'can do' attitude and willingness to work as part of a team are a must. This is a new position within the company and the successful candidate may also be given the opportunity to take on an apprenticeship at a later date. If you would like to find out more please contact Simon Laughton on 443 1613 or email him at slakespanel@xtra.co.nz

EMMA FOR BEAUTY INTRODUCING St.Tropez express spray tans! Light tan 1 hr, medium tan 2 hours, dark tan 3 - 4hrs. Perfect for special occasions or night out! Book now! Phone 443 6392. www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

APRICOT AND APPLE TREES - on sale! $25. Currants $13. Camellias $19.99. Wanaka Mitre 10 garden. Living Xmas gifts.

BUSINESS LUNCH, GIRLY LUNCH, LAZY LUNCH. You can have it all at Bistro Gentil. We have re-opened for lunch Wednesday - Sunday from 11.30am. Eat al fresco on our terrace with lake views. Delicious food, 24 wines by the glass, pétanque. Oh oui! www.bistrogentil.co.nz Phone 03 443 2299. 

TREK OCLV ROAD BIKE USA HAND MADE. Carbon fibre (highest quality). Ultegra Group set - 30 speed, Bontrager Race Lite Wheel set. Includes computer, pump, bottle gauge, Shimano SPD pedals. Very good condition. 60cm frame size. Suit very tall person. $1700. Phone 0272 499 188 or 443 7644.

LAST CHANCE BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Convert those dusty old VHS tapes to DVD and give the gift of memories this Christmas. Tidy Design 3 Helwick St. Ph 443 4433.

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

A.F.D. STONE MASONRY Quality stonework at competitive rates. Call 443 2153 or 0278 606 558.

JOB VACANCY: MASSAGE THERAPIST. We are looking for an extra therapist over summer to work on contract. You must be experienced and preferably trained in deep tissue work, tidy and reliable. Please forward your details to info@muscle-knots.com

WANAKA KAYAKS SUP & SAIL. We have Xmas vouchers, come and grab one today! Guided day trips, kayak rentals, SUP classes or catamaran sailing. Ph: 0800 926 925.

FOR SALE - SUZUKI GRAND VITARA 1999, 184,500kms (5 door). We have purchased a motor home. The Suzuki must go. Can be yours for $6,500 ono. Call 746 8108 or 0273 212 451 for inspection.

LATE NIGHT SHOPPING AT GIFTED Tuesday 17th. No excuses to miss out on the best gifts in town! Gifted Design, 19 Helwick St, ph 443 2035.

FOR SWITCHED ON ELECTRICAL SERVICE phone Tony Wellman Electrical 0274 382 352.  

CHEF REQUIRED FOR AN IMMEDIATE START. Drop in CV at Beanie Cafe, Ardmore Street.

AUDI RS4 WHEELS AND TYRES, 4 x matte black 18", in good condition with minimum curbing. Bought for $2200. Will sell $1000. Phone 0274 431 851.

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.

BAR STAFF REQUIRED FOR THE Wanaka Speight's Ale House. Please email roger@wanakaspeightsalehouse.co.nz

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN'S ANNUAL worker's shout is on the 20th Dec from 5.30. Spot prizes. Come and check out the awesome venison steaks on free bbq. Courtesy coach ph 443 4545.

MAKE AND TAKE EVENING AT KARUNA Spa 5.30pm Monday 16th December. Make your own scrubs and take them home. Only $20. Perfect for Christmas or a treat. 28 Dungarvon St.

PARTY ICE - Party Ice now available from Wanaka Mitre 10.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE CREEK CAFE on the sunny deck. Live music. Happy hour. Platters and tapas. Big Mike Kennedy playing some chilled sounds. Ooh! Nice! 2 Dunmore Street. Happy hour 5.30 - 6.30pm.

CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE - St Ninians Church 7pm Christmas Eve. All families and children are warmly invited to celebrate with us, please come early so we can give your child a Nativity costume to wear. Thanks – Diane and Liz: 443 1955.

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.

WANA-TANGO TASTER, Sunday 15th December 2-4pm at Gin & Raspberry. Beginners class led by Andreas and Stella. Gold coin/koha. All welcome. Phone 021 0655 259.

GARAGE SALE - 9 BALNEAVES LANE, 8AM. Saturday, 14 December. Antique dresser $650 ono. Antique lounge suite $200 ono. Books and lots of other stuff.

IS IT A WATCH? IS IT A SWATCH? No, it's a snappy band! EMF protection funky wrist bands now at The Muscle Joint. France has banned WiFi in schools with fresh evidence on wider spread negative health effects on especially kids resulting from EMF radiation (electro-magnetic-frequency). Get your protection now with these and other devices for cell phone and office. The Muscle Joint, 59 Brownston St. Tel 443 6460.

TIME FLIES WHEN YOU ARE AT THE Wanaka Farmers Market, Sunday 10-2pm & Thursday 4-6pm on Pembroke Park. See you there?

WORKERS WANTED - BERRY PICKING for January. Phone Bob at Berryfarm 443 4248.

FOR SALE - 1991 NISSAN PATROL LWD, grey/black, 338,000 kms, $7,000. Also 6 black and chrome bar stools $240.00. Phone 0272 836 783.

CHEAP COMMERCIAL LEASE, Wanaka. Only $13,970 +GST +outgoings p/a. Perfect time to move or expand your business into the heart of Wanaka with a car park. Call Andy Hall 0212 426 115.

BAR STAFF WANTED FOR BUSY LAKE FRONT BAR. Cocktail experience an advantage. Call into Gin and Raspberry and speak to Emma or email a CV to ginandraspberry@gmail.com 

DELIGHTFUL SUMMERY COTTON FABRICS – just arriving at Christofer Robyn Quilts – perfect for swirly skirts, fresh cool tops and quilts too. 641 Ballantyne Road (airport end). Monday – Saturday. Tel: 443 1810.

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.

JANDALS AT ORBIS - Come in and try these great looking, comfortable jandals from Batucuda. Only $29.00! Only at Orbis on the Lakefront.

GARDENERS - FREE TRAILER LOADS of horse poo. Easy access and stockpiled, ready to collect. Hawea Flat. Phone 443 7944.

WANAKA'S BEST BOUTIQUE CAKE SHOP is now open 7 days on the lakefront. Cakes of Wanaka will be participating in Wanaka's late night shopping on the 17th December, offering lots of yummy sweet treats. This Thursday night we will be at Florence's taking pre orders for our famous chocolate & Whiskey cake. Phone 0210 2673 049 for further information.

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

HOUSE TO RENT WANTED by local family. We require minimum 3 bedroom, fenced section within Wanaka and surrounds. Contact Karon 021 753 392.

TO RENT: 3 BEDROOM WANAKA house available 23rd December to end of January. Enquiries Lizzi 0274 431 295.

BIRGIT IS BACK AT ALI BABAS for women's hairstyling from Tuesday 10th December till the end of the year. Phone 443 1722 for an appointment.

DO YOU HAVE PROBLEMS WITH your employment, your tenancy, a hire purchase agreement or other consumer issues? I can help. For a free initial discussion, contact Bob Thompson (LLB), Advocate, on 0211 872 689 or bobthompson20160@yahoo.com

WOODEN PARKING GARAGE WITH 3 FLOORS, elevator tower, helipad. Includes figure, car, gas station. Size 50cm x 32cm $80. Limited Edition Velcro stroller with sleeping bag, storm, UV shade covers, nappy bag $450. thePod car seat converts to a stroller $150. Phone 0274 612 638.

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

ARE YOU SHIFTING? Removers' strong cardboard cartons, wrapping paper, bubble wrap. Used once. Lots of it. Free to collect. Phone 0275 794 988.

THIS SATURDAY AT OPIUM are your local faves, DJ L.T. and C:She mixin' up the best Ghetto Funk, Breaks, Electro and DnB - You know you love it! $5 drinks all night!

HEAVY DIESEL MECHANIC REQUIRED. Working on Cat machinery. Shift work. Good health. Good pay remuneration. Phone 0212 846 773. Call for details.

LONG TERM RENTAL REQUIRED around Lake Hawea area. For superb tenants, work from home local mother and daughter. Garden lover, ideally a home with sleep out or extra living space. Can move now or in a month. Call 0210 2215 409. 

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON are delighted to advise Natalie will be back from Friday 13th December, and Saturdays by appointment only. Phone 443 5898.

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

LIVE MUSIC AT OPIUM THIS WEEK! This Wednesday we have Robbie, Mike Kennedy on Thursday and open mic/jam session on Sunday, with free entry and $5 drinks all night and all week! See you at the bar!

TOYS, TOYS, TOYS FOR SALE - check out Otago's largest toys shop. 1,000's of toys, models and gifts to choose from all at the National Transport and Toy Museum Toy Shop.

BUILDING APPRENTICESHIP WANTED! Local 24 year old with six years of experience in the work force is genuinely seeking a building apprenticeship. Motivated, switched on and enthusiastic to start a new career. Call Dan now 0210 2383 121.

THE SUNDAY CRAFT MARKET IS ON this week! Pembroke Park from 10am for great handmade New Zealand arts and crafts.

CHICKEN FOR SALE. Brown Shavers. One year old. $350 for 40 or $10 each. Phone 0273 236 974.

FOR SALE: 1996 HONDA ODYSSEY, 4WD, 7 seater, tidy condition, registered, WOF. $2200 ono. Ph/text Nikki 443 2285 or 0212 0248 568.

KITZ OF WANAKA - Kitchenware a plenty! Colourful, practical quality kitchen bakeware, serveware, glassware, cookware, barware. Fantastic gift solutions. 35 Helwick St.

ZAZOUPOTTERY IS NOW LISTED on the share Market, the Sunday Craft market where we share good ideas for Xmas at Pembroke Park. Come and invest in gorgeous mugs and you will profit every morning from returns, tea, coffee or call 03 443 9181.

CRAFTY MARKET AT FEDERAL DINER, including local crafters Luna Coon, just because, and Mitzy Moo. Find those special Christmas gifts locally made for the ones you love. 10am - 2pm Saturday 21st December, 46 Helwick Street. Have yourself a Crafty Christmas.

LAWN MOWING - PHONE TIM for a quote. Casual or regular mowing. "Mow It" Lawn Care and Property Services 443 6083 or 0272 298 346.

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

SOUS CHEF REQUIRED AT THE LANDING. Immediate start. Drop off your resume or ph 021 686 124.

GOT ANY MINT PLEASE? We're looking for mint plants. Big mint plants and lots of 'em! We'll come and dig them up for you and use them in our Mojito bar at the Rhythm and Alps VIP area. If they're lush we'll pay twenty bucks. Please contact Sam with pick up details 0273 139 494.

COMMERCIAL LEASE IN WANAKA'S CBD. Expand, relocate or start your business. 43 sqm, shared toilet, car park with a great frontage. $13,970 +GST +outgoings p/a. Call Andy Hall 0212 426 115.

GET TO SUMMERLANDS WITH YELLO! Book your $15 return transport from Wanaka online at www.yello.co.nz/summerlands.html

EASTBOURNE IS A LARGE TOWN AND borough in East Sussex, on the south coast of England. It is situated immediately east of Beachy Head, the highest chalk sea cliff in Great Britain and an area of outstanding natural beauty. This sheltered position contributes to Eastbourne's title of sunniest place in Great Britain. The Messenger is available in Eastbourne on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

HANDY MAN: CAN FIX or build just about anything! Specializing in woodwork repairs, and wooden and fiberglass boat repairs. Phone 027 8573 235.

A BIG THANK YOU TO THE Upper Clutha Wood Craft Guild from the Wanaka Community Toy Library. Your craftsmanship is appreciated with the wooden toys you make and donate to us. They are amazing and will bring many kids great enjoyment. 

SHINABURO, Korean Eating House. We are now the proud sponsor of No.2 hole of Wanaka Golf Course. Check our sign when you play next time! Ph 443 1777.

WONDERING WHAT TO DO THIS SUMMER holidays? Kahu Youth have a 7 week holiday program full of activities, camps, arts and crafts, baking and having a wicked place to hang out in for all 11 - 24yrs. Check it out on our website - Kahuyouth.org.nz or F/B KahuYouth Upper Clutha or contact us on 443 5880.  

TUESDAY 17TH - GIVEAWAYS with every purchase! Specials running from 5 - 8pm. Come join Vicki, Carol and Ngaire for fun shopping at Kitz of Wanaka.

FAREWELL FOR NOELENE PULLAR. After 24 years as Tarras School Principal and 48 years teaching, Noelene is retiring. Please join us to celebrate her contribution to the education of many; at Tarras Village on Thursday 12th December, 5 - 7pm.

GOOD NEWS EVERYBODY! Pembroke Park this Sunday has both the markets! Come wander through the Craft Market and Farmers Market.

CHAPTER 5. WILL BE OPEN FOR LATE night Xmas shopping on 17th December along with everyone else in town! Come and join the festive activities! Don't forget our $500 draw! See you on the 17th at Chapter 5 in the Pembroke Mall.

FOR SALE: BENCH FRIDGE. Haier as new. $200. Phone 443 6016.

SITUATION VACANT FOR SECURITY OFFICERS: With the busy festive season approaching WPS Security is seeking more Security Officers. We are looking for mature people, a responsible attitude, a pleasant demeanour when dealing with the public and someone who is a team player. These positions would suit semi-retired people or those seeking part-time work (available for short call outs between 30-60 mins) to supplement their present income. Recent legislation requires all existing and new security officers to obtain a new Certificate of Approval, which WPS Security will assist in obtaining. Contact Stuart on 0223 988 646 or email aubreylodge@gmail.com

MODERN 3 BEDROOM HOME, 2.6 acres land, double garage, 3 bay shed, Makarora South. Natives, vege gardens, orchard, paddocks. 40 mins from Wanaka. $450,000. Phone 443 9298. Trade me ref DMW964.

DINING TABLE & CHAIRS: European beech veneer table 800x1700; 4 matching ply and chrome chairs; ex Nood. 3 years old. $650. Phone 443 7893.

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.

FI-GLASS FIRESTAR FOR SALE. 2010 model with many extras. 90hp Yamaha. Immaculate condition with just 13 hours lake use. $30,000. Phone 443 7199 for further details.

ACHING TIRED MUSCLES & JOINTS, sports injuries, tension? Get the most effective, professional rub in town at The Muscle Joint. Rejuvenation gift vouchers are a great way to treat friends and family who really deserve a break. Our top notch clinical massage practitioners are trained to take care of their needs with tailor-made treatments. From relaxation treatments to sports rubs, acute injury to chronic conditions. Book today. Tel 443 6460, The Muscle Joint, 59 Brownston St, Wanaka.

INTRODUCTION FLY FISHING CLINICS Christmas vouchers available at Wanaka School of Leisure. Clinics for one or two people $35 per hour, 1/2 day (5 hours) $395, full day (8 hours) $595. Contact Scott Little 443 8903 for further information.

ACCOMMODATION FOR CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR. Self contained, modern, private, quiet. Albert Town. 2 min walk to river tracks. Queen bed. Linen provided. $90 per night. Suit family overflow, older couple. Phone 0273 586 127 or 443 2077.

WANAKA`S FIRST KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN has only a few days remaining. Be a part of it by pre-ordering your book/s with your pledge of support. Search Wanaka or Kathryn Harper at www.kickstarter.com. Thank you!

GOLDVIEW POTATOES: Locally grown potatoes - 42 Kennels Lane on way to Hawea are now taking orders for Christmas. Our varieties are Jersey Bennie, Heather & Desiree. Phone Raewyn 443 7211 or 0273 241 121.

APPLE AND APRICOT TREES - NOW $25. Camellias $19.99. Red and black currants $13. Give a living gift for Christmas. Wanaka Mitre 10.

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

CHEAP COMMERCIAL LEASE, Wanaka. Only $13,970 +GST +outgoings p/a. Perfect time to move or expand your business into the heart of Wanaka with a car park. Call Andy Hall 0212 426 115.

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.

WHITEBAIT EX HAAST $20 per 25gms. Cherries $10 per kg. Phone 443 2909.

HIGHWAY 89 LIVE AT LAKE BAR this Sunday from 4pm. Do you have the voice to accompany them. Bands choice wins a $50 Lake Bar voucher. Drinks, nibbles, dinner.

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

UP FOR ADOPTION: FEMALE CAT (White), 4 years old, short haired, neutered, lovely nature. Free to a good home. Ph Mel 021 766 169.

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

FRESH JUICES! FRESH SMOOTHIES! Fresh sushi made with brown rice! Fantastic coffee! All available at Coffee Cure in the Medical Centre. Just what the Doctor ordered!

FRESHLY BAKED CHRISTMAS goody bags at Beanie Cafe, Ardmore Street.

MASSAGE, STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION, Chi Nei Tsang (abdominal massage for digestive health) and Auric Magnetic healing available. Email info@alignedtolife.com or phone Christine on 0276 936 300 for appointments.

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

NEED SHOES? Check out our new range at Southbeach, 12 Helwick St. Kustom, Havaianas and reef shoes from $49.99.

NOTICE FOR WANAKA SECURITY GUARDS: All Security guards will require re-certification for their Certificates of Approval to operate legally in 2014. With this in mind WPS Security is organising training courses (by approved training organisations) in the Wanaka area. If you wish to be included in one of these courses, and avoid the expense of training in Christchurch or Dunedin, please contact us as soon as possible. Stuart 0272 831 120 or 03 443 2752.

TIME FLIES WHEN YOU ARE AT THE Wanaka Farmers Market, Sunday 10-2pm & Thursday 4-6pm on Pembroke Park. See you there?

CARDRONA HORSES XMAS VOUCHERS Stuck for a pressie idea for the lady in your life or your horse mad child? Send them on an amazing ride in the mountains with Kelly at Cardrona Horses. 3 hours includes a stop and free drink at Cardrona Hotel. $109. Call 443 1228. www.cardronahorses.co.nz

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

GET IN BEFORE XMAS! Alice Hair Salon booking up fast; we have late nights and Saturdays available, also only closed for stat days during holidays. Ghd's and retail packs in stock now for fantastic gifts! Ring to book 443 5678.

EMMA FOR BEAUTY INTRODUCING St.Tropez express spray tans! Light tan 1 hr, medium tan 2 hours, dark tan 3 - 4hrs. Perfect for special occasions or night out! Book now! Phone 443 6392. www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

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.

LOCAL SPELD TUTOR. I am a qualified teacher and SPELD tutor available for one-to-one specialist tuition for children and adults experiencing reading, writing or maths difficulties. SPELD assessment is in Cromwell. Call Ruth Farquhar on 0277 335 001 to enquire.

FOR SALE: 1996 HONDA ODYSSEY, 4WD, 7 seater, tidy condition, registered, WOF. $2200 ono. Ph/text Nikki 443 2285 or 0212 0248 568.

SOUS CHEF REQUIRED AT THE LANDING. Immediate start. Drop off your resume or ph 021 686 124.

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

BOWEN THERAPY PRACTITIONERS AVAILABLE during summer holidays for gentle, fast, effective results. Cathy Rodgers 443 7907, www.lakesbowentherapy.com and Lyn Brown 443 7388, www.naturalhealthwanaka.co.nz

FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE CREEK CAFE on the sunny deck. Live music. Happy hour. Platters and tapas. Big Mike Kennedy playing some chilled sounds. Ooh! Nice! 2 Dunmore Street. Happy hour 5.30 - 6.30pm.

TURN YOUR PRELOVED GOODS INTO MONEY. Iroam4u will sell your items on your behalf. We have sold cars, sheds, antiques, golf carts. Items over $100 please. Phone 0273 236 974. iroam4u@outlook.co.nz

CRAFTY MARKET AT FEDERAL DINER, including local crafters Luna Coon, just because, and Mitzy Moo. Find those special Christmas gifts locally made for the ones you love. 10am - 2pm Saturday 21st December, 46 Helwick Street. Have yourself a Crafty Christmas.

LAST CHANCE BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Convert those dusty old VHS tapes to DVD and give the gift of memories this Christmas. Tidy Design 3 Helwick St. Ph 443 4433.

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

GUILLOTINE WANTED, 18 - 20 inch blade for Wanaka Printmakers. Phone Jude 443 4050.

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.

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.

BAR STAFF REQUIRED FOR THE Wanaka Speight's Ale House. Please email roger@wanakaspeightsalehouse.co.nz

MAGICAL REALISM, AMBIGRAMS, IMPOSSIBLE REALITY, Auto-stereograms – just some of the art book subjects found at Puzzling World's gift shop! 

THE PAINT POT NZ. REGISTERED MASTER PAINTER MEMBER. 18 years' experience, wallpapering, interior and exterior painting. Phone Caspar 021 565 393 or 443 4958. References available.

THERE ARE LOTS OF ARTISANS at the Craft Market this Sunday. Pottery, prints, toys, books, silk cards and more.

MASSIVE YARD SALE! TONS OF STUFF! Saturday 14th. 9am -3pm. 3 Ewing Place, off Old Racecourse Road. Rain day Sunday. Phone 443 2993.

THE BODY GARAGE IS OFFERING PILATES classes for those of you staying around for the holidays – 7am, 8.15am Tuesdays, 12.15pm Wednesdays. We begin next week and run through to 23/01. For more information or to book your space, call 021 2078 486.

LOST HAIR COMB/DECORATION. At Barluga Sat 30th Nov. Glass jewelled/silver. Very sentimental. Reward. Please text/call Keely 021 2572 674.

TOYS, TOYS, TOYS FOR SALE - check out Otago's largest toys shop. 1,000's of toys, models and gifts to choose from including Lego, Siku, Airfix, Tamiya, Sylvanian Families, Barbie, plus lots more, all at the National Transport and Toy Museum Shop.

WALLPAPER HANGER SPECIALIST. Over 40 years' experience. Local. Phone 443 5802 or 0210 2389 097.

SHAG POINT THIS SUMMER? Lovely holiday home now available. Glorious unobstructed views. More info Ernie 443 1300 or 0274 431 768.

ACTION AUTOMOTIVE WOULD LIKE TO say a huge thank you to all their wonderful customers. We hope you have a very Merry Christmas and wish you well for 2014. We will be closed from the 24th December opening again on the 6th January. 

AIRBOURNE, ALSO KNOWN AS THE Eastbourne International Airshow, is a 4 day international air show run every August in Eastbourne, Sussex, England. Based around a long relationship with the Red Arrows display team, the event features Battle of Britain memorial flights and aircraft from the RAF, USAF and many others. Started in 1993, the show is run by Eastbourne Borough Council. The Messenger is available in Eastbourne on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

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.

DIGGERS 4.5, 7, 12 TON. Available for hire: New experienced operator. Contact Upper Clutha Transport 03 443 7833.

SUNDAY SESSIONS FROM 4PM at Mojitos at Mint Bar. Free sausage sizzle with every jug bought. Ghettoblaster live.

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

TEMPORARY LANDSCAPERS/labourers/hammerhands required ASAP. Work in wonderful Wanaka during the busy season. Please call Annabel Blaikie 021 310 733.

HAWEA PLAYGROUP CHRISTMAS PARTY Tuesday 17th December. Santa arrives 11ish. Bring small gift for your child with their name on it and a plate to share. Last day of Term.

CHRISTMAS TREES - DELIVERED to your door for $20. Wanaka/Albert Town. Limited supply. Please phone Nico 443 8824 or 0277 672 439.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - THE NEXT karaoke night is on the 20th of Dec with Kay.

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 

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

METAL SCULPTURE FOR CHRISTMAS? We have a couple on our courtyard awaiting a new garden space of Ernie Maluschnig & Adam David. Workshop Metalworks Wanaka 54 Ballantyne Rd. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz 

THIS SATURDAY AT OPIUM are your local faves, DJ L.T. and C:She mixin' up the best Ghetto Funk, Breaks, Electro and DnB - You know you love it! $5 drinks all night!

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

BERRYFARM, ORCHARD ROAD has new potatoes and lettuces ready now. Also taking berry orders for Christmas. Phone 443 4248.

FRIDAY THE 13TH DECEMBER IS THE WANAKA SPEIGHTS ALE HOUSE'S FIRST BIRTHDAY. Come in and help us celebrate a great first year. Free spit roast and prizes, 5pm onwards. 

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM, run by Community Networks, will be from Wednesday 8th until Tuesday 28th of January. Bookings are essential and will be open on 11th December and can be done online by visiting our website: www.communitynetworks.co.nz Lots of fun creative activities for ages from 5 to 12 years such as day lake inflatables, a visit to an orchard, Ruby Island boat trip and much more. OSCAR approved. Call us on 03 443 7799 or visit us at 73 Brownston Street, Wanaka. 

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

SASANOKI'S ADDICT COMBO is finishing soon. Make sure you make the most of it. A starter and a drink for only $10 or $12. Book your table on 443 6474.

CENTRAL LAKES PHYSIOTHERAPY & PILATES: let our awesome team of physiotherapists rehabilitate you back to injury free. Phone us on 443 1711 for an appointment today!

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.

BUY A LOVELINKS BRACELET and get 2 Lovelink charms free! While stocks last! Only at Orbis on the lakefront.

THE PICTURE LOUNGE - NZ PHOTOGRAPHERS GALLERY - Now in Spencer House, 31 Dunmore St. New gallery space / new artists / new work. Come check it out, get your Christmas print orders in very soon or miss out! www.thepicturelounge.co.nz

BBQ STAINLESS STEEL, GAS 3 BURNER, good condition, $50. Stihl weedeater grass cutting app. Suit model FS45 good condition $25. Phone 443 1894.

ASPECTS DAY SPA BIRTHDAY. Meet Lee from Medacare, specialising in Biological age assessments, zinc deficiency testing, ph testing etc. 

ILLUSTRATOR WANTED FOR CHILDRENS BOOK. Phone Lauren 021 777 561.

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.

HOUSE TO RENT WANTED by local family. We require minimum 3 bedroom, fenced section within Wanaka and surrounds. Contact Karon 021 753 392.

REJUVENATE & EMBODY YOUR Passion in the New Year at a special 2 day Retreat. Yoga combined with practical tools to help you release stress and get clearer about your vision, goals and excitement for 2014. Check out www.alignedtolife.com or call Christine on 0276 936 300.

TREAT SOMEONE SPECIAL with a gift voucher from $10 at Flair Hair Design. Everyone loves a styling change, luxury treatment or amazing hair product. Ph 443 7727.

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

BULLOCK BAR BOTTLE STORE - great prices, plenty of parking and great selection. Open 7 days. 

OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT IN FREDERICK St. 4 rooms with kitchenette and bathroom. Flexible options. Phone 0272 803 187.

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.

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

GOT ANY MINT PLEASE? We're looking for mint plants. Big mint plants and lots of 'em! We'll come and dig them up for you and use them in our Mojito bar at the Rhythm and Alps VIP area. If they're lush we'll pay twenty bucks. Please contact Sam with pick up details 0273 139 494.

CARAVANS NEEDED - RHYTHM AND ALPS is in need of 5 or 6 caravans to house some of their onsite production crew over the festival, 28th/29th/30th/31st December & 1st January. Please contact Rebecca@rhythmandalps.co.nz or 443 1243. Thank you.

FREE WANAKA COMMUNITY CALENDAR in your mailbox this week. The new annual Wanaka local calendar - amazing local photography and artwork, plus great community and events information. www.wanakalocal.co.nz

SALE SALE SALE - CENTRAL VISION OPTOMETRY sunglasses are still up to 75% off! Great ideas for Xmas gifts, vouchers also available. New season Moscott, Kate Sylvester and Sass and Bide now in store. Get yours for summer! Central Vision Optometry, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre ph 443 0736.

FAMILIES IN NEED OF A FOOD HAMPER from the Christmas Food Drive please phone 443 7799 or 443 1448. We appreciate it may be challenging to phone and ask but it is collected to make a difference for you and your children. Confidentiality guaranteed.

WANAKA KAYAKS SUP & SAIL Paddle-pass available now! Buy 10 hours get 5 hours free! 0800 926 925.

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

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!

ENROL FOR DANCE 2014 – Dance Wanaka are now taking enrolments for 2014, Feb start. Classes in modern jazz, hip hop, classical ballet, contemporary, adult and sparkles (preschool) for girls & boys 3+ years. Limited spaces in junior classes. For more info and online enrolments, visit www.dancewanaka.co.nz or call Anna 021 575 569.

TREBLE TONES, AN ALL-WOMEN ACAPELLA GROUP, will entertain at the Wanaka Library on Saturday 21st December at 1:30. Come hear some free, Christmas-inspired music.

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

PRESCHOOL HAS SPACES AVAILABLE for 2014 in our Korimako Centre for children from the age of 18 months to 3.5 years old. Also limited spaces in our Kereru Centre for 3 and 4 year olds. Wanaka's oldest community based non-profit centre offering high quality early childhood education. Ring 443 7090 or come in for a visit 106 Tenby Street.

AUDI RS4 WHEELS AND TYRES, 4 x matte black 18", in good condition with minimum curbing. Bought for $2200. Will sell $1000. Phone 0274 431 851.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IS EASY at the Craft Market this Sunday. Unique, handmade NZ arts and crafts direct from the artists.

TEACHING VACANCY: OANAKA EDUCARE Wanaka. Please refer to online advertisement in the New Zealand Education Gazette.

TREK OCLV ROAD BIKE USA HAND MADE. Carbon fibre (highest quality). Ultegra Group set - 30 speed, Bontrager Race Lite Wheel set. Includes computer, pump, bottle gauge, Shimano SPD pedals. Very good condition. 60cm frame size. Suit very tall person. $1700. Phone 0272 499 188 or 443 7644.

FREE UNITY SUNNIES with any bikini purchased at Base from now until Christmas Day. Get sorted for summer at Base.

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

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON are delighted to advise Natalie will be back from Friday 13th December, and Saturdays by appointment only. Phone 443 5898.

TREE TAMERS ARE THE ANSWER! The question is, are your trees trim, tidy and tremendous? Wanaka's professional local arborists. Phone 0210 488 698 or 443 6454. www.treetamers.co.nz

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

FURNITURE FOR SALE: leather lounge suite, large dining suite, wall unit, bookshelf, outdoor bar tables and stools, corner bunk set, trampoline. Phone 021 322 393.

SOUS CHEF REQUIRED FOR IMMEDIATE start at Alivate Restaurant. Drop in your CV at 145 Ardmore Street, Wanaka. Thanks!

NEW ARRIVALS JUST IN STORE. CC Collections, tops. Also swim wear, 2 piece and full togs. All at The Merino Story, Brownston Street. We will be open for the late night Xmas street party Tuesday 17th December. See you all then.

PRAYER: THE UPPER ROOM at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Tenby St, is available as a quiet place for prayer tomorrow (Thursday) night, from 7:30pm. All are 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

RIPPON FESTIVAL HAS TEAMED UP WITH Grabaseat and Base Backpackers offering festival travel packages and accommodation at great prices. Get your mates down to Wanaka for the best day of their summer! ripponfestival.co.nz 

GIVE AN EXPERIENCE GIFT VOUCHER this Xmas. $129 for a 20 min trial flight over Lake Wanaka where you get to take the controls and fly, plus take a passenger along for free! Wanaka Flight Training - Wanaka's only fully certified CAA Flight Training School. Ph 443 4043.

DEAR SANTA, PLEASE MAY I HAVE a gift voucher for Rubys Cinema?

*MOBILE PHONE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL* Reduced to only $39 (from $129), an affordable Christmas gift! Vodafone555, easy to navigate, fully integrated with Facebook. Limited time special at Caltex Wanaka.

WORK FOR ACCOMMODATION. Evening receptionist required for backpackers. Monday - Friday 5 - 9pm. Starts 16th December. Minimum 3 weeks stay required. Call 0800 112 201.

GHETTO BLASTER RETURN TO OPIUM for a pre-Christmas blast of awesomeness, next Friday 20th Dec! These boys always rock it in a big way with their amping live show of Reggae and DnB. Get in early, doors at 9pm and $5 drinks all night.

FOR SALE - RED LEATHER MORGAN corner lounge suite. Very good condition. $1800. Phone 0204 0062 758.

TO LET - SELF-CONTAINED FULLY FURNISHED one bedroom flat. Phone 443 8904.

MACROCARPA FENCES AND GATES made locally by experienced fencing contractor to suit your individual needs. Stonescapes. Phone 0210 2576 201.

1982 MAZDA 626, MANUAL. Rego on hold. As is. Needs love. Phone 443 9191.

DISTINCTIVE ORIGINAL PRINTS, CANVASES, murals, books of Wanaka, Central Otago and beyond by Gilbert van Reenen make wonderful gifts and mementos. See them at Christofer Robyn, Speargrass Inn, www.cleangreen.co.nz/central phone 443 7951

GHD HAIR STRAIGHTENERS. Top of the range straighteners, beautifully presented with travel bag. The perfect gift available at Flair Hair Design. Check them out on our Facebook page.

DOG KENNEL AND RUN. Metal framing. In excellent condition. $375 ono. Phone 0223 587 834.

TIP TOP HIP HOP THIS FRIDAY at Opium with J.Diggah and guests, with tasty flavours and all your favourite toppings from classic to extra fruity! $5 drinks all night for all you superstylin' B boys and B girls! 

WANTED - CLEANER FOR LAKEFRONT BAR. 15 hours per week worked over 5 days. Call into Gin and Raspberry and speak to Emma for more information. 

WANTED QUALIFIED BUILDER or experienced hammer hand for immediate start. Phone Kris on 021 443 992.

EMPLOYMENT CHALLENGES? We can help with all your Human Resource needs! Speak to an expert, Easi NZ, easinz@hotmail.co.nz Phone 021 665 013.

ASPIRING EARTHMOVING IS AVAILABLE for all your excavating needs. No job too big or small. Open through the holiday break. Farm development, post driving, trenching, site extractions, rock walls. Phone Jeff Campbell 0212 335 200.

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

LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION for new builds or garden make-overs. 20+ years' experience. Reliable, professional, competitive rates. Dave Spedding (Dip Hort) 021 707 481 or 443 2721.

WHISTLE AND HUM, a folk and bluegrass collection by Anna van Riel is Wanaka's 1st 100% locally made full-length album. Get your Christmas copies for $20 at Health 2000, direct from Anna via facebook (annavanrielmusic) or download on intunes. www.annavanriel.com

WANTED OLD OR VINTAGE BICYCLE - any condition. Phone 0274 437 576.

BEAUTIFUL WINE RACK FOR SALE. Hand crafted from French wine barrel. $550. To view/discuss, text wine barrel to 0211 639 769.  

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

GREAT STUDIO UNIT. Close to town. Adjacent College, Primary School. Cosy, private, fully furnished and WiFi. Bills inclusive $250/week. Call 0274 729 908.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON - Natalie will be at the salon 27th, 28th December, 3rd, 4th January by appointment only. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Phone 443 5898.

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

HULAHOOPS??? FANTAILHOOPS, skilfully handmade hoops and expertly taped for your optimum hoop longevity and hula enjoyment. Adult dance-fitness, circus, kids, under 5s, arm hoops and adult collapsible travel hoops available. Custom orders for Christmas being taken or come check out my stock selection. Jo Day 0210 8289 987 or email FantailHoops9382@gmail.com

STORAGE SPACE NEEDED? Store all your gear safe and sound. Secure locked area. Various sizes available. Phone 0212 700 404.