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18 December 2013



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.

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.

GILLESPIE - RABBIT PASS WILD WALK - Challenging 8 day adventure in Mt Aspiring National Park. Light packs, good food, small group, beech forest, glaciers, waterfalls, stunning mountain views. Explore a wild part of your backyard with us! Scheduled trips running 6-13 Jan, 23-30 Jan, 22-29 Feb. Check out www.aspiringguides.com or visit us upstairs, 99 Ardmore St, Wanaka. Ph 443 9422.

LADIES NEW (AND NEWISH) TO WANAKA - It's our last luncheon for 2013. Come along and meet new friends. Tuesday 31st December. Contact Sue Saunders ASAP. Phone 443 7442. Looking forward to hearing from you!        

WHITEWATER KAYAK. FLUID DETOX L, Green, 1 flotation bag and XL "Rasdex" Predator deck. Max weight 115kg. VGC $1500. 03 443 5430.

EDGEWATER IS CURRENTLY SEEKING an experienced barista and a food and beverage attendant to join our team for summer. Hours are full time, must be available weekends and public holidays. To apply either come in and fill out and application or send a CV through to edita@edgewater.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

IF YOU VALUE YOUR TREES, you can trust Tree Tamers! Owner operated in Wanaka since 2003, council approved arborists. Great testimonials on our website. Free quotes call 0210 488 698. www.treetamers.co.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.

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

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.

SUMMERDAZE FESTIVAL FUN. Join us for a host of awesome summer events in Wanaka and beyond. Live music, kid's events, markets, sport and much more. Start planning your holidays! Visit summerdaze.co.nz for an event calendar and full details.

NEW ARRIVAL WATCHES AT SOUTHBEACH. Awesome range from Nixon & Electric. Masive choice, watches from $129 at Southbeach.

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.

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

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.

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

FUN  FUN  FUN. See you at the Showgrounds Sat 4th January 11am-2pm. Something for everyone at the Holiday Gala and free entry.

AMAZING OPPORTUNITY 4X4 TOUR OF LAKE HAWEA STATION and Mt Grand. Choose from Friday Jan 3 or Sunday Jan 19. Low gearbox vehicles $100. BYO picnic lunch at Breast Peak. Limited numbers and all proceeds to Lake Hawea Community Centre. To register contact geoffhewsonnz@gmail.com or phone 03 443 2262. No dogs/BBQs please.

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.

HAVE YOU SEEN JAGER? Beautiful grey cat with white chest/nose/socks. Missing since 5th Dec from Juno Pl Mt Iron. Jager is a sweet friendly character who is missed terribly! Please call or txt 027 2984 111.

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

GALLERY33. Time is running out to get your Xmas shopping sorted! We have a fantastic range of gifts, from stunning jewellery to fun quirky ceramic and glass works. Open 7 days.

DISPATCH AND FREIGHT MANAGING POSITION. Expression of interest for late January 14 start. Central Wanaka office part time or full time. Transport and freight forwarding experience preferred. Phone Matthew 021 305 865.

REMEDIAL MASSAGE BY SONIA. Gift vouchers available. Please call/text to arrange. Ph 0212 487 771.

21ST CENTURY TAROT. New Year's specials. Abundant guidance to joy and clear perception. $15 - $85. Phone 0211 610 084 or 443 8673 Alison for information and bookings.

YUMMY CHERRIES FOR XMAS FROM CHERRY VAN. Corner Link Way and Anderson Road. Daily from 10am. Phone 0272 213 305.

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

LAWNMOWER WANTED. In good working order please! Phone 443 5991.

WANAKA AUTUMN ART SCHOOL: The programme will be available early in the new year. Grants will be available to assist people wishing to attend (not for all classes). As the classes fill quickly it is important that, even if you intend applying for a grant, you submit your registration form, marked applying for grant, as early as possible. Grant forms are available at the library. www.autumnartschool.net.nz

SCOTCH CHEST, NINE DRAWERS $80. Used 7mm wetsuits. From $100. Tunnel house, great condition, dismantle and take away $650. Phone 443 4954.

LAKE HAWEA COMMUNITY CENTRE RAFFLE. Thanks for your support everyone. U Fly flight: Dean Allison. Picnic basket: Jane Crawford. 63B ham: Dawn Ward. LMS Events Contact Epic entry: John Symons. Sailz voucher: Phil Hunt. $100: Leanne Harling. Xmas cake: Keryn McKay. Skydive hoodie: Gaye Crosswell. Alpine Honey products: Hannah McKenzie. Ruby's voucher: Kas. Aspects Spa Mini facial: Yeomans. Mediterranean Market voucher: Jill Taylor. Jaes Services voucher: Steve Wall/ Ruby Hall. Congratulations. Enjoy!

EMMA FOR BEAUTY introducing new St. Tropez Express spray tanning! For a light tan 1hr, medium 2hr, dark 3-4hrs development time. Ideal for a special occasion or night out! Book now 443 6392 www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

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

HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE BAKING FAIRY? Come to the Sunday Craft Market and check out this local recipe book.

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

MARINE & VEHICLE BATTERIES, lubricants and accessories available daily at Caltex Wanaka. Open 6am-11pm daily, Caltex Wanaka.

LIVE IN CHILD CARE REQUIRED FROM early January to early February for 2 children aged 4 and 6. 9:00am – 3:00pm Monday – Friday, accommodation and food provided. Call or text 0221 029 091.

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

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

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!

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

CHRISTMAS IS COMING. Stocking fillers, hankies, socks, underwear, scarves, jewellery. Also fashion and much more. The Merino Story, Brownston Street.

GARAGE SALE - FRIDAY 9AM - 12PM, Saturday 9am - 12pm. Bayliner boat, kayaks, refrigerator, beds, furniture and more. 333 Beacon Point Road or call 0212 891 772.

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.

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.

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 call in or email CVs to hammer@netspeed.net.nz

MERRY TIMES AT BISTRO GENTIL Join us for a whole Cardrona lamb spit roast on Xmas Day lunchtime (we will be shut for dinner). 7 course degustation dinner on New Year's Eve. Open for lunch and dinner on 1 January. 24 wines by the glass. www.bistrogentil.co.nz. Ph 03 443 2299.

FROM FAULKS TERRACE TO FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique. The Messenger is available in Fort-de-France online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

GOT NO PLANS FOR NEW YEARS EVE? Escape the craziness and celebrate at the Cardrona Hotel. New summer menu and great atmosphere, bookings essential. Ph. 03 443 8153 to reserve a table.

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

WETSUITS! NEW ARRIVALS at Southbeach, mens/wms/kids wetsuits size 2-XXL from $49.

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

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.

EXCITEMENT IS BUILDING. The Holiday Gala has all the fun of the fair, so come on down to the Showgrounds Sat 4th January at 11am.

CHERRY STALL BACK FOR THE SEASON. Daily from 10am. Corner Anderson Road and Link Way. Yummy present. Phone 0272 213 305.

ARE YOU SKILLED IN THE ART OF PEELING OFF wetsuits? Would you like to learn the skill? How is your sunscreen application process? Would you like an insight into the new speed techniques for this? Challenge Wanaka would love your help. We need 650 volunteers to make the event on January 18th happen. Register online www.challenge-wanaka.com, drop into Accommodation and Reservations Wanaka office to fill in a form or email Jo at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com with any questions.

NEED PRESENTS DELIVERED BEFORE CHRISTMAS? New Zealand Couriers can help, bring your package to Caltex Wanaka during the weekend.

BISTRO GENTIL IS LOOKING FOR A KITCHEN-HAND this summer. Contact Phil on 021 350 240, or pop up Wednesday to Sunday in the mid-afternoon.

BARISTA AND BAR PERSON WANTED at Cardrona Hotel. Fun, fast-paced environment, start immediately. Phone Cade or James on 03 443 8153, or email your CV to info@cardronahotel.co.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.

TOUS NOS MEILLEURS VOEUX Wishing you a delicious Christmas and New Year. Thank you for lunching, dining, celebrating with us Wanaka. We have been very grateful for your local support in this first year of trade. Merci! The team at Bistro Gentil. www.bistrogentil.co.nz

THIS FRIDAY SPECIAL ONLY AT WATERBAR. Xmas special locals shout! Honey glazed ham rolls, Xmas hamper to win with a Christmas ham, Champagne and other goodies. Xmas party DJs, the Vendettas from 10pm to start your Christmas with a bang. 

SOLARCYCLES-ECO ELECTRIC BIKE HIRE - We are keen to plan the best option to make the best day possible. We deliver to your door or ride destinations. Bikes come with fishing kit. Phone 03 443 1980. www.solarcycles.co.nz

WITH ITS IRON-GRILLE-WORK BALCONIES overflowing with flowers, Fort-de-France, the largest town on Martinique, seems like a cross between New Orleans and a town on the French Riviera. It lies at the end of a large bay surrounded by green hills. Narrow streets climb up the steep hills, where houses have been built to catch the overflow of the capital's more than 100,000 inhabitants. The Messenger is available in Fort-de-France online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

LOOKING TO MEET SOME NEW FRIENDS, learn some skills and help over 1600 athletes achieve their task of a 3.8km swim, a 180km road bike and a 42.2km marathon run? Your support makes this possible. Challenge Wanaka needs 650 volunteers to make the event on January 18th happen. We'll feed you and throw a great dinner party on Sunday 19th with lots of prizes. Register online www.challenge-wanaka.com, drop into Accommodation and Reservations Wanaka office to fill in a form or email Jo at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com with any questions.

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.

WANAKA FARMERS MARKET Thursday 3-6pm & Sunday. Yes, Sunday 10-2 pm. Come and get some fantastic Christmas gifts and artisan foods. 

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.

GIRLS MT BIKE MARIN BAYVIEW TRAIL 24" wheel 21 speed. Nice light alloy frame with front suspension, alloy rims. In generally good condition, just needs a clean up to make a great Xmas gift. Suit approx 7-11 year old, $100 ono. Ph Jon on 0211 531 971.

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.

LAKE WANAKA/HAWEA RADIO USERS: CH66 is the only Duplex channel available. To use, join the Upper Clutha Radio Users Assn. Contact Ian Brown on 0272 292 877.

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.

CREEK CAFE BAR PRESENTS ANNA VAN RIEL and Bobbie the dynamic duo this Friday 7pm onwards. Come enjoy two local talents. Happy hour 5.30 - 6.30pm, house wines $5, tap beers $4, Guiness $5.

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

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.

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

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.

SUE STEVEN & HER TEAM at The Material Girls would like to wish you all a happy and safe holiday season. Thank you friends for all your support over 2013 – let 2014 rock for all of us! Our hours over the Christmas New Year period are as follows: Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Fri 27th, New Year's Day & Wed 2nd. Remaining days including Saturdays open 10am – 2pm or by arrangement phone 443 4604. Returning to our normal hours from Mon 6th Jan.

BECOME PART OF THE LEGEND! Lone Star Wanaka are looking for an experienced Chef to join their busy kitchen crew. This is a challenging and exciting role for someone with initiative, energy and passion. Contact Helena on 443 6901, helenar@lonestar.co.nz or pop in with your CV to Lone Star at 50 Cardrona Valley Road after 5pm.

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.

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

SUSIE RUDDENKLAU'S PAINTINGS heavily reduced for Christmas and New Year. Framed, unframed, colourful, evocative. A special gift. Phone 443 6638 or 0210 2319 328.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS - HIRE HARRY. Phone 0800 4 HAPPY.

3 BEDROOM HOUSE FOR RENT. $200 per week. Great spot. Call 0210 2292 895.

KAYAKS - TWO VIKING TEMPO 3.6m seagoing, 3 cargo pods. Paddles included. Seldom used $750 each (firm). Phone 0274 595 799.

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

*PARTY ICE * PARTY ICE* Available now for parties and weddings. Discount for bulk. Wanaka free delivery. Phone 0212 277 551.

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

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.

WANTED AMPLIFIER AND SPEAKERS to use with a record player. Full working order please. Pete 443 4380 or 021 878 300.

AUTUMN REVIVE RETREAT - For the love of vibrant food! 1st May – 6th May 2014. 'Revive' is a practical and uplifting retreat to help you find more balance in your life. You will gain increased awareness through breathing exercises, yoga and meditation. We will create food that is easy, nutritious and delicious to enhance your energy and wellbeing – the essential ingredient to fulfilling a vibrant life! www.nirvanaretreat.co.nz/retreats/ or ph 443 2252.

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

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.

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.

OAKRIDGE RESORT REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING STAFF: second chef and a restaurant supervisor. Please send CV to info@oakridge.co.nz or drop in at reception.

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

PEDICURE GIVEAWAY with Emma for Beauty! Book in a 60 minute Hydrating spa pedicure and receive a complimentary Orly Nail polish. All for $70. Perfect for a Christmas gift! Offer ends December 29th 443 6392. www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

MELANOMA - THE MOST DEADLY SKIN CANCER. Early detection and excision is critical. Book your appointment now for a full skin cancer check and digitally recorded mole scan with Molemedic: 8, 9 & 10 January. Ph 443 0432, Community Consulting Rooms, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. Dr Brian Wills (MB.ChB, FRNZCGP, Aust Dip of Dermoscopy) is an Affiliated Provider to Southern Cross Health Society. www.molemedic.co.nz

WOMENS SPECIALIZED ROAD BIKE. Carbon forks. Shimano Ultegra gear. Flightdeck levers. Mavic wheels. 300km only. Cost me $3000. Come and talk. $1600 ono. Phone 0275 794 988.

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

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.

WANAKA'S OWN LITTLE BOUTIQUE CAKE SHOP on the lake front is in its final week for ordering your yummy chocolate and whiskey cake ready for Christmas. Cakes of Wanaka will be shut on Christmas and Boxing Day this year but looks forward to seeing you on the 27th December to offer you more goodies! Phone: 0210 2673 049.

HALF PRICE ART CANVASES! Many sizes available. Acrylic paint in tube are now $2 each. Get arty this Xmas! Hot Value, Spencer Mall.

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.

LIVE MUSIC AT OPIUM THIS WEEK! This Wednesday we have Robbie (acoustic set), Peti from Ghetto Blaster (acoustic set) 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!

OZTRAIL GAZEBO - 6 x 3 - $799 from $999 and other gear - at Wanaka Marine and Sport.

GET CHOPPED FOR XMAS! Chop Shop all stocked up with a fresh delivery of Chop tees & tanks. Wanaka's local streetwear brand, the ideal Christmas present! Shop 3 Pembroke Mall. Ph 443 8297.

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

KEEPING IT NATURAL AT THE CRAFT MARKET this Sunday. Natural skin care, organic cotton, copper and stone. Pembroke Park 10am.

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

PREMIUM FRESH SONNET CHERRIES for Christmas. Order online now! www.cherrybike.co.nz. Order by 12pm for delivery next morning, free within CBD. Look for black bike trailer or call Nic 0220 945 270. www.cherrybike.co.nz

STRUGGLING TO FIND THAT SPECIAL GIFT? Why not visit Cromwell Golf Shop. New Men's and Ladies golf polo shirts, trousers and shoes just arrived. Or maybe a golf lesson from our golf coach Peter Smith? Vouchers also available for your Christmas gift. Visit us at Cromwell Golf Club or call Carol on 03 445 0165

WANTED MATURE CLEANER - approximately 5 days per week (including weekends) 9am - 2pm for 5 star apartments. Also a lady for weekend work 9am - 2pm. Ph 443 0188.

MOLEMEDIC SKIN CANCER and melanoma clinics 8, 9 & 10 January. Book an appointment for you or a loved one for a full examination with Dr Brian Wills (Australian Diploma Dermoscopy) at Community Consulting Rooms, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre, phone 443 0432. Please book early – front desk is closed 23 December – 6 January.

EX LIFESTYLE FARM EQUIPMENT CLEARANCE. 95 litre quad bike spray tank with 12 volt pump and 4 metre hose trigger wand $300. 6 hp I/C (industrial/commercial) B&S pump plus upright circle irrigator with 58 metres of 50mm fire hose with attachments $600. Gas patio heater, height 2260mm, 8 years old, $150. Air compressor old model. electric powered, goes well. Offers. Trailer axle with hubs/stubs galv, for 5 stud Holden wheels, hubs are 1680mm apart, $150. 3 chimney sweep brushes, sizes 250mm nylon, 200mm steel, 150mm steel, $90 or $30 each. Call 443 8020 or 0274 200 268.

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!

THE BEST XMAS GIFT EVER! Chapter 5 gift voucher. In the Pembroke Mall. Happy Xmas from Michelle, Nikki, Penni and Claudia.

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.

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

FANTASTIC CHRISTMAS GIFTS and artisan foods of the highest quality from Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday from 3pm Pembroke Park.

BOY'S MOUNTAIN BIKE - Bauer Daredevil 20". Well looked after. Colours - black, yellow, silver. Front shocks, 6 speed Shimano gears, brakes, tyres all good condition. $110. Kid's motorbike boots - Fox Comp (Pee Wee). Size kid's K13. Innersole length 21cm. 'Growing room' removable insole. Leather, two buckles. Hardly used. $60. iPod touch 4th Generation 8GB with black and green case. Well looked after, perfect working order. $140. Located at Cromwell. Call/txt 0275 457 981.

12 MONTHS INTEREST FREE* at Wanaka Flight Centre with QCard, on return travel purchases of $999 or over. Hurry, limited time only! *Terms and conditions apply, phone Wanaka Flight Centre 03 443 4101 or email wanaka@flightcentre.co.nz 

TANDEM PARAGLIDING GIFT VOUCHERS. Give a present that'll lift them off their feet! Wanakaparagliding.co.nz Phone 0800 359 754. Just $199.

BBQ FOR XMAS - Masport and Gasmate BBQ's in store now in time for Xmas - come and see us at Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

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.

CASIO KEYBOARD WK-3700 Excellent condition. Includes carry bag, headphones, foot pedal, Hercules stand, and tons of pre-set rhythmns. $500. Ph 0211 640 555.

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 available with $5.00 per voucher going towards Community Networks to help those in need this holiday.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM from Wednesday 8 - Tuesday 28 January. We are looking for motivated people to assist our facilitators in the smooth running of fun activities. If you are able to help call into Community Networks, 73 Brownston Street to pick up a volunteer pack. Call us on: 03 443 7799 or email: shp@communitynetworks.co.nz Happy Holidays

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.

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.

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

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

HIGH COUNTRY PUB TRAIL RIDE GIFT VOUCHERS Need the perfect Xmas/wedding/ birthday gift? 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. Call 443 1228. www.cardronahorses.co.nz

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.

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.

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

CARDRONA VINTAGE FAIR RAFFLE RESULTS. Rhythm and Alps: Phillipa Dobson-Brown. Christmas Feast: Annette Boyd-Hunter. One night Cardrona Hotel for two including dinner & breakfast: Grant Fyfe. Back Country Saddles Horse Trek for two: Joss Mercer. Tickets for two at Cinema Paradiso: Donelle McPherson. Christmas Hamper: Pam McPherson. Thank you sponsors of the Vintage Fair - you help make it happen.

GHETTO BLASTER RETURN TO OPIUM for a pre-Christmas blast of awesomeness, 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.

RHYTHM & ALPS TRANSPORT. Departs Dungarvon Street. Book Online www.yello.co.nz

ASPIRING GLASS - OPEN THROUGH the holiday season. For all your glass and glazing requirements call Graham 021 500 344.

FISHING GUIDE WANTED to take someone spin fishing. Phone 443 1942.

NEW YEAR'S EVE FIREWORKS. Grab your spot early for Wanaka's official NYE celebrations. Live music from 'Mainstreet' (MAC), 'Rock Hopper' and headliners 'Pistol Knights', plus a spectacular fireworks display at midnight. All free! Wanaka Lakefront from 8pm. summerdaze.co.nz

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.

WAITERING STAFF AND KITCHENHAND wanted for summer. Immediate start. Send your CV to: capriccio@clear.net.nz

WHITEBAIT AND CHERRIES: WHITEBAIT EX HAAST $20 per 250gms. Cherries $10 per bag. See us at the Farmers Market or phone 443 2909.

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.

IMMEDIATE CASH FOR UNWANTED GOLD. Phone 443 4595 for more information or go direct to goldsmart.co.nz. Check under your bed!

NEW YEAR'S EVE BUFFET/SMORSGASBORD at Sailz Lake Hawea, with music from Bobby Mitchell. $40 incl complimentary glass of bubbles. Phone 443 1696 to book.

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.        

HOLIDAY WORK. LOOKING FOR WORK over the holidays. Off to Uni 2014. Keen to help on a building site or similar. Please call 0221 921 996. Thank you. Xav Sander.

RACERS EDGE BIKE MAINTENANCE COURSE is on this Thursday 19th at 6.30pm with one of our friendly mechanics. Learn how to fix a flat, fix a chain break and loads more. For anyone willing to learn, whether you're on the race course or simply riding. Please RSVP, call Racers Edge 03 443 7882. $10 proceeds upon entry.

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

BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS KITTENS looking for homes. Vaccinated plus wormed. Black, tabby, ginger & grey at Aspiring vets. Phone 443 7262.

RIPPON VINEYARD'S CELLAR DOOR will be closed on Christmas day but open every other day from 11am - 5pm for wine tasting and cheese plates. Merry Christmas!

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

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!

NEW ZEALAND COURIERS will courier your parcel overnight within NZ. Beat the queues, deliver to Caltex during this weekend.

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

SNOOKER TABLE FOR SALE - 7ft. Good condition plus cues, chalk, balls etc. $300. Phone 0273 454 336.

THE TEAM AT COMMUNITY NETWORKS Wanaka wishes you all Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We are closed from 21st December - 5th January, reopening Monday 6th January 2014.

SHORT ORDER BURGER COOK. Wanted for high paced shop. Must have previous cooking experience, able to work unsupervised and work as a team member. Immediate start. Call 0276 262 262. No texts please.

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

RETRO 10FT CARAVAN FOR SALE. Original and unique 1967 Gordon Tubb, twin axle. Trademe #675797684. Pete 443 1085 or 021 878 300.

THANKYOU: DICK SUE AND DEB from Carpriccio Restaurant would like to thank our wonderful local customers for their great ongoing support during our long renovations. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

21 DAY RAW CLEANSE STARTING 13th January - A step by step guided cleanse using only raw foods. No pills or potions. If you're looking for better health, more energy, mental clarity, better skin or to lose belly fat, join us for a fully supported cleanse which you can do from your home anywhere. For more info email Christine at info@alignedtolife.com or call 0276 936 300.

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

DUTCH APPLE PIES - They are back! Please put your order in for Christmas $25 each, delivered. Phone Yvonne 0210 2215 903.

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.

BIRGIT IS BACK AT ALI BABAS for women's hairstyling for the rest of 2013.  Phone 443 1722 for an appointment.

THIS SATURDAY AT OPIUM we have DJ C:She and a special guest mixin' up the best Ghetto Funk, Breaks, Electro and DnB - You know you love it! $5 drinks all night!

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

LOADS OF GREAT NEW PRODUCTS LIKE waterskis, wakeboards, wetsuits, tents, sleeping bags, packs and loads of accessories. All in store now. Come and see the knowledgeable team and shop local this festive season. Racers Edge powered by R & R Sport, 99 Ardmore St. Wanaka, 03 443 7882.

OAKRIDGE RESORT REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING STAFF: second chef and a restaurant supervisor. Please send CV to info@oakridge.co.nz or drop in at reception.

THE CRAFT MARKET IS ON THIS SUNDAY. Market Corner, Pembroke Park from 10am for great NZ handmade arts and crafts.

*PARTY ICE * PARTY ICE* Available now for parties and weddings. Discount for bulk. Wanaka free delivery. Phone 0212 277 551.

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

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

GIFT A MELANOMA & SKIN CANCER EXAMINATION to a loved one for Xmas. Book them an appointment with Molemedic - Affiliated provider to Southern Cross Health Society. At Community Consulting Rooms, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre; 8, 9 & 10 January. Phone 443 0432 before Xmas – reception doesn't open again until January 6.

KITTENS SEEKING A GOOD HOME. Enquiries to Nat 0226 147 957.

BARISTA AND BAR PERSON WANTED at Cardrona Hotel. Fun, fast-paced environment, start immediately. Phone Cade or James on 03 443 8153, or email your CV to info@cardronahotel.co.nz 

FRONT DESK POSITION AVAILABLE AT OAKRIDGE RESORT. Permanent position. Working a mix of morning/evening shifts and some weekends. Flexible rosters with great company benefits. Please visit reception for an application form.

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO MY VALUED CLIENTS 2013, and all the volunteers for SPCA and Breast Cancer appeals. Thank you, Judy Young, Curtains and Colour by Design.

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR! A huge thank you to all my clients for helping make my first 7 months successful. I couldn't have done it without your amazing support and business. Thank you so much, Kylie at Mountain-Air Hair Studio. 

HORSE HAY FOR SALE: Conventional bales of meadow hay in Tarras. $7 per bale. Take a tester. Phone Gus 03 445 2520. Leave a message.

KITZ OF WANAKA - Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and a very big thank you to our customers.

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

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

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

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

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

GARDENING BY THE MOON CALENDARS, 2014 edition available for purchase at Rippon's Cellar Door $20.

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.

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

DO YOU ENJOY THE THRILL OF THE throttle? Fancy driving media people around on your motorbike on January 18th? We will give you a contribution towards petrol costs, lunch and a great dinner party on Sunday 19. Register online www.challenge-wanaka.com, drop into Accommodation and Reservations Wanaka office to fill in a form or email Jo at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com with any questions.

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

SITUATION VACANT - WE ARE LOOKING FOR drivers with "P" class endorsement over the coming holiday period. Must be able to work some nights as well as weekend work. All inquiries to KT Sightseeing on 443 9368 or 0800 272 700.

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

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!

ROOM FOR RELLIES NEEDED XMAS/NEW YEAR? Albert Town. Suit quiet living, non-smoking single/couple. Ph Maryann 443 6463, 0211 101 160.

PARENTS, BEFORE 2013 ENDS put this in your diary – February 10, 7.30pm – popular speaker Nathan Mikaere-Wallis reveals the mystery of your child's brain and behaviour!  More details in January.

BERRY PICKERS WANTED. Phone 443 4248.

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

STUCK FOR CHRISTMAS IDEAS? Come see the team at the i-SITE, we are the one stop shop for gift vouchers - Merry Christmas.

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.

REMEDIAL MASSAGE BY SONIA. Gift vouchers available. Please call/text to arrange. Ph 0212 487 771.

YUMMY CHERRIES FOR XMAS FROM CHERRY VAN. Corner Link Way and Anderson Road. Daily from 10am. Phone 0272 213 305.

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

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

SALE AT CHRISTOFER ROBYN QUILTS. We're celebrating 15 years in business. Huge discounts on fabulous pure cotton fabrics. Ribbons, trims and books also reduced. 641 Ballantyne Road (airport end). Closed Sundays and December 25 and 26, January 1 and 2.

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.

CHRISTMAS LILLIES available now at Caltex Wanaka. Fresh from the market: lillies, carnations, chrys, etc. Open 6am-11pm, Caltex.

LAKE WANAKA/HAWEA RADIO USERS: CH66 is the only Duplex channel available. To use, join the Upper Clutha Radio Users Assn. Contact Ian Brown on 0272 292 877.

BBQ FOR XMAS - Masport and Gasmate BBQ's in store now in time for Xmas - come and see us at Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

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 

YES, RIKA THE HAIR FAIRY WISHES all her clients Merry Xmas and a happy New Year. And yes, I work between Xmas and New Year. Phone or text 0273 169 463.

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

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTSMAN - Due to Calder Developments continued growth we are looking for an Intermediate Architectural draftsman to join our Wanaka based design team. You would be given the opportunity to work on a range of large and diverse projects within the Commercial, Industrial and Rural sectors throughout the South Island. www.calderdevelopments.co.nz

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

RABBIT CONTROL: Professional Shooter permanent, part-time or casual. Will consider pigs, deer and goats. Rate negotiable. Phone Dean on 0276 028 359.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS - HIRE HARRY. Phone 0800 4 HAPPY.

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.

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

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

GILLESPIE PASS WILD WALK - take the hassle out of the tramping and join us for this 4 day trip in the Wilkin-Young area. Light packs, food supplied, transport organised. Includes two nights camping (weather permitting) and jet boat out. Join our scheduled trip 30 Dec - 2 Jan or get your own group together for a private trip. Check out www.aspiringguides.com or visit us upstairs 99 Ardmore St, Wanaka. Ph 443 9422.

SINGLE BED WITH TRUNDLER, white, tubular steel, two mattresses. Phone 443 6716.

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

ZIPPO GIFT SETS - NEW RANGE of Zippos and hip flasks. The Cobblers Shoe Repairs, keys cut while you wait.

LIVE MUSIC AT OPIUM THIS WEEK! This Wednesday we have Robbie (acoustic set), Peti from Ghetto Blaster (acoustic set) 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!

SECOND HAND CAR WANTED. Anything under $3000 considered. Prefer Japanese model. Phone 0211 787 224.

FORT-DE-FRANCE IS MARTINIQUE'S largest town, chief port, and busiest commercial centre. La Savane, the central park in the town, has a statue of the consort of Napoleon I, Empress Josephine, who was born at Trois-Ilets on the south side of the bay. The Messenger is available in Fort-de-France online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

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

FOR SALE: 2013 SHIV SPECIALIZED Shiv expert 54inch Time Trial bike. In brand new condition. $4000. Ph Braden Currie 0275 552 977.

THERE ARE LOTS OF ARTISANS AT THE SUNDAY Craft Market. Pottery, prints, cards, silk, toys and more. Pembroke Park 10am.

BISTRO GENTIL IS LOOKING FOR A KITCHEN-HAND this summer. Contact Phil on 021 350 240, or pop up Wednesday to Sunday in the mid-afternoon.

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

FOR SALE: SINGLE BEDS (4). Mattress base and head-board $100 each. Phone 0274 119 118.

BABY AND CHILDREN CLOTHING, swimwear, toys, puzzles, games – Big Tums Little Bums, 68 Ardmore St. Phone 443 2340.

READY LAWN. READY LAWN. Ready lawn. The original same day lawn available now. Phone Aspiring Readylawn 443 1313 or 0272 808 987.

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

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

LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE + LOMI LOMI MASSAGE. Reduce swelling, pain. Relax, be nurtured. Therapeutic treatments. Vouchers. Ph Maryann 443 6463, 0211 101 160.

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.

TO RENT UNIQUE FURNISHED STUDIO FLAT for one, adjoining house, semi-rural property near Wanaka. Epic views. $195p/w plus bills. Call/text 021 301 770.

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 call in or email CVs to hammer@netspeed.net.nz

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. 

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT A last minute vacancy has arisen for a waiter(ess)/customer service assistant at Kai Whakapai café-bar. Full time hours. Immediate start, until February. Experience an advantage but the primary assets are possession of the customer service gene, a sense of fun and a strong work ethic. Call Rog on 0221 741 867 or call in and ask for "Marj in Charge".

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

WANAKA FARMERS MARKET Thursday 3-6pm & Sunday. Yes, Sunday 10-2 pm. Come and get some fantastic Christmas gifts and artisan foods. 

UPPER CLUTHA SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB INC. Christmas Raffle results - Winners: M Bisset, H Bower, J Kennedy, K Gwilliam, T Culshaw, M Gunn, C Schwarz, J Nimmo. We wish to thank Ziptrek Ecotours, Wanaka River Journeys, Cardrona Alpine Resort, Warbirds Over Wanaka, Puzzling World, Alivate Bar and Restaurant and the Lonestar for their generous support and donations. Thank you to everyone who supported us. All prize winners have been notified.

WANTED MATURE CLEANER - approximately 5 days per week (including weekends) 9am - 2pm for 5 star apartments. Also a lady for weekend work 9am - 2pm. Ph 443 0188.

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.

COOK/KITCHEN HAND REQUIRED for Trout Bar. Full time over summer. Previous experience desirable - please bring your CV into the bar after 3pm.

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.

PREMIUM FRESH SONNET CHERRIES for Christmas. Order online now! www.cherrybike.co.nz. Order by 12pm for delivery next morning, free within CBD. Look for black bike trailer or call Nic 0220 945 270. www.cherrybike.co.nz

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.

PURE CHRISTMAS: Gay, Clair, Ange & Sarah thank you for all your support throughout the year. Wishing you health and happiness in the new year. Pure Skin Therapy, 32 Warren Street, Wanaka. Phone 443 5969.

TIDY UP THAT SECTION BEFORE XMAS - weed eaters, chainsaws, hedge trimmers and lawnmowers - come and see us at Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

GOT NO PLANS FOR NEW YEARS EVE? Escape the craziness and celebrate at the Cardrona Hotel. New summer menu and great atmosphere, bookings essential. Ph. 03 443 8153 to reserve a table.

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.

WHITEBAIT AND CHERRIES: WHITEBAIT EX HAAST $20 per 250gms. Cherries $10 per bag. See us at the Farmers Market or phone 443 2909.

KIDS 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.

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

NEW YEAR'S EVE FIREWORKS. Grab your spot early for Wanaka's official NYE celebrations. Live music from 'Mainstreet' (MAC), 'Rock Hopper' and headliners 'Pistol Knights', plus a spectacular fireworks display at midnight. All free! Wanaka Lakefront from 8pm. summerdaze.co.nz

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

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.

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.

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.

CREEK CAFE BAR PRESENTS ANNA VAN RIEL and Bobbie the dynamic duo this Friday 7pm onwards. Come enjoy two local talents. Happy hour 5.30 - 6.30pm, house wines $5, tap beers $4, Guiness $5.

AMAZING OPPORTUNITY 4X4 TOUR OF LAKE HAWEA STATION and Mt Grand. Choose from Friday Jan 3 or Sunday Jan 19. Low gearbox vehicles $100. BYO picnic lunch at Breast Peak. Limited numbers and all proceeds to Lake Hawea Community Centre. To register contact geoffhewsonnz@gmail.com or phone 03 443 2262. No dogs/BBQs please.

MEN'S SCOTT ROAD BIKE. Carbon forks, Shimano Ultegra gear and wheels. Flightdeck levers. 500km only. Cost me $3000 plus. Come and talk. $1600 ono. Phone 0275 794 988.

SASANOKI'S XMAS PARTY is held this Saturday, the 21st. Everyone will be too tired to work, so we'll be closed this Saturday. Sorry. Ph 443 6474. 

GALLERY33. CURRENT EXHIBITION: "X" – collectable works by the fabulous artists represented at Gallery33 29th Nov – 31st Dec .www.gallery33.co.nz

LAKE FRONT HOLIDAY RENTAL AVAILABLE from 26 Dec - 20 Jan. 2 bdrm cosy cottage in Lake Hawea for rent, $180/night. Please call 0210 2477 552 to make your booking!

2014 CALENDAR ONLY $3 EACH!! 30 x 30cm, 16 designs to choose from. Cats, dogs, dolphins, fairies, cars, nostalgia, Bob Marley and more. Desk calendars $2.50 each. Hot Value, Spencer Mall.

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.

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.

SAILZ LAKE HAWEA WISHES ALL CUSTOMERS a Merry Christmas and advise we are closed on Christmas Day.

HOUSE SITTERS AVAILABLE FOR JANUARY. Reliable local couple available for house sitting in January. Very happy to look after pets and gardens whilst you are away. Please call Nikki 0212 279 898.

TRAMPOLINE XL, "TIGER" quality with new 4m x 2m mat ($400), extra mat and spring. Leaving town, selling $500. 0224 213 377.

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.

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.

14 INCH GIANT BOULDER MOUNTAIN BIKE, smart look, disc brakes, excellent cond. $450 ono. Ph 443 6769 or 027 339 757.

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

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.

FLAT FOR RENT - One bedroom, self-contained unit. Tidy. Furniture if required. Carport. Albert Town. $170 p/w. Phone 0274 335 132.

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            

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.

COME SEE THE HALF PRICE BIN at Wanaka Marine - someone's pressy is in it!

WORLD TRAVELLERS WOULD LIKE TO SAY a big thanks to all our existing and new clients for their continued support in 2013. May you have a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2014. Watch out for the New Year Travel Sale, email: wanaka@worldtravellers.co.nz Ph 03 443 7414.

PEDICURE GIVEAWAY with Emma for Beauty! Book in a 60 minute Hydrating spa pedicure and receive a complimentary Orly Nail polish. All for $70. Perfect for a Christmas gift! Offer ends December 29th 443 6392. www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

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!

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

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.

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

FOR SALE: LARGE BUILDERS APRON (Canadian) with braces. Offers. Antique walnut table with slate inlay and drawer, seats 4 (max) $250. One small oak coffee table $80. Large wooden feature mirror $80. Telephone 443 8105.

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.

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.

JANDAL LAND AT SOUTHBEACH! Mens/womens/kids jandals, over 100 styles from Havaianas, Reef, Ripcurl, Billabong, Kustom, Quicksilver & Roxy.

LALALAND BAR HAS A NEW LOOK with $4 tap beer and jam jars from 4pm - 2.30am, 7 days. Come up and have a look.

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.

WAITERING STAFF AND KITCHENHAND wanted for summer. Immediate start. Send your CV to: capriccio@clear.net.nz

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

GARAGE SALE - 14 ROB LANE 9.00am Saturday 21st. Everything must go!

WILTON CAKE DECORATING SUPPLIES - We stock a superb range of cake and cupcake decorating supplies! Fabulous Christmas gift stocking filler ideas! Purchase $50 or over of Wilton products this week and go into the draw to win a Nordavia mini Christmas Cake! Gorgeous new stock arriving for the new year! Nordavia - A Nordic Specialty Bakeshop corner of Ballantyne and Frederick Street just past Placemakers. Open Tuesday to Saturday. www.nordaviabakeshop.co.nz

KIA SORENTO 2007 Tiptronic 2.2L diesel turbo, 230,000 kms, fully serviced, heated front seats, towbar, great runner, $18,500. Phone 0274 329 892.

EXCITEMENT IS BUILDING. The Holiday Gala has all the fun of the fair, so come on down to the Showgrounds Sat 4th January at 11am.

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

THE CAPTAIN'S RED LABEL FARES. So much more than your average airfare! Red Label Fares are exclusive to Flight Centre and come with Price Drop Protection*, $150 booking credit* and $50 Multi-currency Cash Passport Card*. Ask in store about this month's exciting destinations. *Terms and conditions apply, phone Wanaka Flight Centre 03 443 4101 or email wanaka@flightcentre.co.nz 

CHEAP WINCHESTER 308, 243, 3006 and .22 ammo - this week only at Wanaka Marine and Sport.

WANAKA'S ONLY LAUNDROMAT is open 6am-11pm daily at Caltex. Oversized washers and 9 dryers, complimentary laundry detergent provided.

TIME FLIES WHEN YOU ARE AT THE Wanaka Farmers Market, Sunday 10-2pm & Thursday 3-6pm on Pembroke Park. See you there?

ROOFERS REQUIRED FOR START IN THE NEW YEAR. Experienced or non-experienced welcome to apply. Call Anton 0212 360 401 for details.

CHOSEN - THE IDEAL GIFT FOR COUPLES! Give a gift that has words to help couples stay in love for a lifetime. Liz Maluschnig's beautiful photographic book for couples is available at Health 2000 and The Green Room or email Liz for a copy on lizmaluschnig@gmail.com

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

FANCY HELPING TO FEED and hydrate over 1600 athletes from around the world? Available for a few hours on Jan 18th or the week before? Challenge Wanaka would love your help to make it possible. Register online www.challenge-wanaka.com, drop into Accommodation and Reservations Wanaka office to fill in a form or email Jo at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com with any questions.

WANAKA'S OWN LITTLE BOUTIQUE CAKE SHOP on the lake front is in its final week for ordering your yummy chocolate and whiskey cake ready for Christmas. Cakes of Wanaka will be shut on Christmas and Boxing Day this year but looks forward to seeing you on the 27th December to offer you more goodies! Phone: 0210 2673 049.

STAFF WANTED - WANAKA GOLF CLUB bar and cafe. Replies in writing to W.G.C., 1 Ballantyne Road. Attention Lynette Christie.

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

RIPPON VINEYARD'S CELLAR DOOR will be closed on Christmas day but open every other day from 11am - 5pm for wine tasting and cheese plates. Merry Christmas!

REDEEM NEW WORLD FUELUP supermarket fuel dockets at Caltex Wanaka, open 6am-11pm daily. Caltex - for fast, friendly service.

RALEIGH M200 FEMALE'S BIKE, 40cm, M size, 21 speed, excellent condition. Ideal Xmas present. $180. Phone 443 7637.

RACERS EDGE OFFICIAL BIKE LEG SPONSOR of Challenge Wanaka. For all your bike servicing and repairs, come and see our qualified mechanics Nick, James and Dave. Race approval bike checks for helmets and bikes begin in store on the 6th Jan 2014. Racers Edge powered by R & R Sport, 99 Ardmore St, Wanaka.

BMX BIKE NEW ADB PLAYER 1 by Avanti. 20" wheel with rear grind pegs. Retail $499 will sell for $220. Brand new bike won in a competition but not needed. Great Xmas gift. Ph Jon on 0211 531 971.

THIS SATURDAY AT OPIUM we have DJ C:She and a special guest mixin' up the best Ghetto Funk, Breaks, Electro and DnB - You know you love it! $5 drinks all night!

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

MASSAGE IN WANAKA @ The Wanaka Wellness Centre. Highly skilled and qualified therapists. Beauty Therapy and Make up Artistry as well. Gift vouchers available. Pay on line. Open 7 days. www.massageinwanaka.co.nz . Ph 03 443 8448.

YES, RIKA THE HAIR FAIRY WISHES all her clients Merry Xmas and a happy New Year. And yes, I work between Xmas and New Year. Phone or text 0273 169 463.

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

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

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

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.

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.        

STAFF WANTED - WANAKA GOLF CLUB bar and cafe. Replies in writing to W.G.C., 1 Ballantyne Road. Attention Lynette Christie.

BRAND NEW RANCH SLIDER, ironsand, aluminium, double glazed, lock and key, treated pine reveal, 2 fixed panes. Opens to right from outside, 2m H x 2.4m W. Excess to requirements. Phone 443 6183. $1500.

FURNITURE FOR SALE - Brown leather 3 seater couch, 2 years old. Good condition. Also glass-topped coffee table. Wooden slatted blind, natural colour 421 x 1940 and white painted slatted blind 880 x 890. Phone 021 901 696 or 443 6753.

THE BATTLE OF FORT ROYAL was a naval battle fought off Fort-de-France, Martinique in the West Indies during the American War of Independence on 29 April 1781. The battle was between fleets of the British Royal Navy and the French Navy. After an engagement lasting four hours, the British squadron under Sir Samuel Hood broke off and retreated. The Messenger is available in Fort-de-France online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

DO YOU ENJOY BEING IN CONTROL? Would you like to develop your skills? Challenge Wanaka needs you to direct traffic, bikes and people to keep everyone safe and happy. Negotiation skills essential to keep the peace on the road.  We need 650 volunteers to make the event on January 18th happen. We'll feed you and throw a great dinner party on Sunday 19th with lots of prizes. Register online www.challenge-wanaka.com, drop into Accommodation and Reservations Wanaka office to fill in a form or email Jo at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com with any questions.

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

TIME FLIES WHEN YOU ARE AT THE Wanaka Farmers Market, Sunday 10-2pm & Thursday 3-6pm on Pembroke Park. See you there?

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.

BIRGIT IS BACK AT ALI BABAS for women's hairstyling for the rest of 2013.  Phone 443 1722 for an appointment.

TRAVEL AROUND TOWN AND BEYOND with KT Sightseeing & Taxis. Great rates and service with a smile. Phone 0800 272 700 or 443 9368.

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.

FOR SALE: SINGLE BEDS (4). Mattress base and head-board $100 each. Phone 0274 119 118.

PARENTS, BEFORE 2013 ENDS put this in your diary – February 10, 7.30pm – popular speaker Nathan Mikaere-Wallis reveals the mystery of your child's brain and behaviour!  More details in January.

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

KEYS CUT, PET TAGS ENGRAVED while you wait. Shoe repairs, bags mended. The Cobblers Inn. Open 10am - 5pm, Monday to Saturday. Phone 443 9999.

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

FIREWOOD FOR SALE. Willow. Only $45 per M3 or $400 for 10M3. Stacking available. Call 0210 626 517 or 443 1512. Limited stock.

CHRISTMAS LILLIES available now at Caltex Wanaka. Fresh from the market: lillies, carnations, chrys, etc. Open 6am-11pm, Caltex.

OAKRIDGE RESORT REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING STAFF: second chef and a restaurant supervisor. Please send CV to info@oakridge.co.nz or drop in at reception.

SCUBA STEVE IS OPEN THROUGH XMAS for tank fills, hire equipment and retail sales. 20 Achilles Place, Wanaka. Phone 443 4954.

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

TO LET. 2 BEDROOM GARDEN TOWNHOUSE, walk to town and schools, heat pump and log burner, long term, $260pw available end of December. 021 972 289.

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

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

BRAZILIAN SINGLE HAMMOCK. Snooze in the shade this summer. $35. Phone 0275 794 988. Choice of two. Pressie?

SHOES, SHOES, HEAPS OF women's and men's shoes at Southbeach. Kustom, Havaiana, Reef shoes from $69.

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

MOBILE PHONES ONLY $39.95 at Caltex: Nokia, Samsung, Alcatel, Huawei, Skinny. USB Car chargers, data cables. Caltex Wanaka.

FAMILY FUN RUN/BIKE RACE and BBQ Friday January 3rd at the Snowfarm. Visit www.snowfarmnz.com for more information. 

SUSIE RUDDENKLAU'S PAINTINGS heavily reduced for Christmas and New Year. Framed, unframed, colourful, evocative. A special gift. Phone 443 6638 or 0210 2319 328.

HAVE YOU SEEN JAGER? Beautiful grey cat with white chest/nose/socks. Missing since 5th Dec from Juno Pl Mt Iron. Jager is a sweet friendly character who is missed terribly! Please call or txt 027 2984 111.

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

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.

FIBRE OPTIC 1.8MTR CHRISTMAS TREE $50, large quantity of Christmas decorations and ornaments $25. Snow Bee chest waders size 11 worn once $50. Wii Console with Balance board, 2 controllers with vibraters, 2 nunchuks plus several sports games and various other extras bargain at $175. Remote control car $10. Remote control helicopter $15. Phone 0211 614 241.

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.

COURIER AGENCY OPEN ALL WEEKEND. Yes! Caltex are open all weekend to send your Christmas parcel by overnight courier, 24 December delivery. Caltex Wanaka open 6am-11pm.

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

GHETTO BLASTER RETURN TO OPIUM for a pre-Christmas blast of awesomeness, 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.

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

LOOKING FOR RELIABLE LABOURER/MARQUEE assembler to assist managers with party hire company. Washing dishes, delivering gear, taking orders from customers etc. Must be able to work weekends, after hours and public holidays. Call Diane 0212 936 228.

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.

UPMARKET APARTMENT with tidy occupants seeks flatmate. $180 per week plus expenses. Spa, pool and gym available. Phone 0221 516 455.

FYRAN DINGY FOR SALE. 3.1m trailer rego, WOF. 8hp Mercury. Runs very well. Phone 021 711 118. $1900 ono.

MASSAGE GIFT CERTIFICATES! ASPIRING MASSAGE WANAKA. Trevor Bailey. Full time massage since 1994. Phone 443 2993 or 0274 222 455. www. aspiringmassagewanaka.co.nz

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!

GARDENING BY THE MOON CALENDARS, 2014 edition available for purchase at Rippon's Cellar Door $20.

LANDSCAPING? WANAKA LANDSCAPES will assist with all your requirements. Professionals in property beautification since 1989. Phone 0274 595 799.

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.

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 emailwanaka@flightcentre.co.nz 

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

CLEARANCE SALE - RED BAND GUMBOOTS. Quick while stocks last. Skellerup now made in China so selling all remaining stock. The Cobbler. Phone 443 9999.

THE CRAFT MARKET IS ON THIS SUNDAY. Market Corner, Pembroke Park from 10am for great NZ handmade arts and crafts.

SINGLE BED WITH TRUNDLER, white, tubular steel, two mattresses. Phone 443 6716.

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

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

GARAGE SALE - 14 ROB LANE 9.00am Saturday 21st. Everything must go!

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.

SUMMER SCHOOL. Specialist tuition in Reading, Writing and Spelling. 5 x 75 minute individual sessions. Contact Kay Hart 0213 454 336. Private tuition also available throughout the year.

DUTCH APPLE PIES - They are back! Please put your order in for Christmas $25 each, delivered. Phone Yvonne 0210 2215 903.

EVENING CHEF Full time position required for summer season, maybe longer at Kai Whakapai café-bar. Please phone Roger on 0221 741 867 or call in and speak to head chef Anna Holden.

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

DUE TO INCREASED DEMAND Wanaka Organics are unable to supply eggs to the Farmer's Market and our farm gate shop over the busy festive period. Once our new hens start laying in January expect things to return to normal, we will keep you posted! Check out Wanaka Organics on Facebook for more info. Thanks for your understanding and Merry Christmas from Wanaka Organics! 

BARISTA AND BAR PERSON WANTED at Cardrona Hotel. Fun, fast-paced environment, start immediately. Phone Cade or James on 03 443 8153, or email your CV to info@cardronahotel.co.nz 

HEALTH FACT: DEFICIENCIES IN Omega 3 fatty acids and nutrients may increase depression and mood disorders. Holistic Healthcare for functional diagnosis and treatment, natural medicine, dietary advice. Phone 443 5991 www.holistic-healthcare.co.nz Your natural healthcare provider in Wanaka.

NORDAVIA CAKES - Nordic/Scandinavian cakes made fresh to order. Specialists in premium quality handcrafted gingerbread houses, Norwegian wedding and celebration cakes, Scandinavian rustic country wedding cakes, Swedish Princess cake, Snowball cakes, chocolate cakes. Find us on the corner of Ballantyne and Frederick Street just past Placemakers. Look for the Reindeers! Phone - 03 443 5475 www.nordaviabakeshop.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

RHYTHM & ALPS TRANSPORT. Departs Dungarvon Street. Book Online www.yello.co.nz

ARE YOU A STAR? Lone Star Wanaka are looking for an experienced Maitre'D to join their busy team. This is a challenging and exciting role for someone with high energy levels, enthusiasm, the ability to work under pressure and follow systems, a good sense of humour and super star people skills. Contact Helena on 443 6901, helenar@lonestar.co.nz or pop in with your CV to Lone Star at 50 Cardrona Valley Road after 5pm.

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. 

GARAGE SALE - Relocating. Saturday 21st December 8am. Miscellaneous items, books, music, records, kids toys, girl's bike (5-8 yrs), couch etc. 54 Meadowstone Dr.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN - KARAOKE night is on the 20th of Dec with Kay. 

TRAMPOLINE XL, "TIGER" quality with new 4m x 2m mat ($400), extra mat and spring. Leaving town, selling $500. 0224 213 377.

WHAT'S BIG, YELLOW, LOUD, and swallows branches whole? Our dirty great big chipper! Fast cleanup and recycled tree mulch. www.treetamers.co.nz Phone 03 443 6454.

STRUGGLING TO FIND THAT SPECIAL GIFT? Why not visit Cromwell Golf Shop. New Men's and Ladies golf polo shirts, trousers and shoes just arrived. Or maybe a golf lesson from our golf coach Peter Smith? Vouchers also available for your Christmas gift. Visit us at Cromwell Golf Club or call Carol on 03 445 0165

FESTIVE SEASON AT BISTRO GENTIL. Join us for a whole Cardrona lamb spit roast on Xmas Day lunchtime (we will be shut for dinner). 7 course degustation dinner on New Year's Eve. Open for lunch and dinner on 1 January. 24 wines by the glass. www.bistrogentil.co.nz. Ph 03 443 2299.

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

14 INCH GIANT BOULDER MOUNTAIN BIKE, smart look, disc brakes, excellent cond. $450 ono. Ph 443 6769 or 027 339 757.

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!

RABBIT PASS WITH ASPIRING GUIDES. One of our most challenging Wild Walks - a 4 day trip over Rabbit Pass. Enjoy some of the most spectacular terrain this region has to offer under the guidance of one of our experienced Wild Walks guides. Light packs. Join a group 13-16 Jan, 7-10 Feb, 22-25 Feb or get your own group together for dates to suit. Check out www.aspiringguides.com or visit us upstairs, 99 Ardmore St, Wanaka. Ph 443 9422. 

TOUS NOS MEILLEURS VOEUX Wishing you a delicious Christmas and New Year. Thank you for lunching, dining, celebrating with us Wanaka. We have been very grateful for your local support in this first year of trade. Merci! The team at Bistro Gentil. www.bistrogentil.co.nz

BOOK BEFORE XMAS WITH MOLEMEDIC for a skin cancer examination in early January. Regular skin examination by a doctor qualified in Dermoscopy is critical for early detection. Dr Brian Wills, MB ChB FRNZCGP, Australian Diploma of Dermoscopy is at Community Consulting Rooms, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre - January 8, 9 & 10. Ph 443 0432 now. Reception shuts from 24 December – 6 January. Molemedic is an Affiliated Provider to Southern Cross Health Society. 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM from Wednesday 8 - Tuesday 28 January. We are looking for motivated people to assist our facilitators in the smooth running of fun activities. If you are able to help call into Community Networks, 73 Brownston Street to pick up a volunteer pack. Call us on: 03 443 7799 or email: shp@communitynetworks.co.nz Happy Holidays

GO TOPLESS THIS SUMMER in a gorgeous BMW convertible! Only $18,500. Electric roof, leather seats, 6 stacker CD unit, 117,000kms, 12 yrs young, excellent condition, phone 0274 369 233.

STUCK FOR CHRISTMAS IDEAS? Come see the team at the i-SITE, we are the one stop shop for gift vouchers - Merry Christmas.

GARAGE SALE - FRIDAY 9AM - 12PM, Saturday 9am - 12pm. Bayliner boat, kayaks, refrigerator, beds, furniture and more. 333 Beacon Point Road or call 0212 891 772.

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: "Za Lolling Stones" (sounds like it more or less in Japanese) meaning "The Rolling Stones", the greatest rock'n roll band coming to NZ, for whom Hisashi is going to Auckland next April. Taque doesn't know yet. Shhh.

FANTASTIC CHRISTMAS GIFTS and artisan foods of the highest quality from Wanaka Farmers Market, every Thursday from 3pm Pembroke Park.

GREAT BOOKS AT THE CRAFT MARKET this Sunday. Written and illustrated right here in Wanaka. What a great gift idea.

LIVE IN CHILD CARE REQUIRED FROM early January to early February for 2 children aged 4 and 6. 9:00am – 3:00pm Monday – Friday, accommodation and food provided. Call or text 0221 029 091.

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.

RELIABLE CASUAL WORKER AVAILABLE to do jobs such as stacking wood, mowing lawns, weedeating, cleaning cars etc. Please ring Jack 0272 155 896.

PURE VOUCHERS: LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS Gift Vouchers? Simply ring us at Pure Skin Therapy and order your voucher and we will deliver within the Wanaka boundary or to your workplace. Pay by credit card over the phone for your convenience. Ph 443 5969.

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

BERRY PICKERS WANTED. Phone 443 4248.

WORRIED ABOUT A MOLE? See a qualified doctor for early detection, rather than a nurse or technician. Get checked at Molemedic with Dr Brian Wills, MB ChB FRNZCGP, Australian Diploma of Dermoscopy. Ph 443 0432, Community Consulting Rooms, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. Please book before Xmas, for an appointment 8, 9 & 10 January. Rooms reopen on January 6. Affiliated Provider to Southern Cross Health Society.

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. 

CREEK CAFE BAR PRESENTS ANNA VAN RIEL and Bobbie the dynamic duo this Friday 7pm onwards. Come enjoy two local talents. Happy hour 5.30 - 6.30pm, house wines $5, tap beers $4, Guiness $5.

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.

KITZ OF WANAKA - Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and a very big thank you to our customers.

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.

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

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

SUMMERDAZE FESTIVAL FUN. Join us for a host of awesome summer events in Wanaka and beyond. Live music, kid's events, markets, sport and much more. Start planning your holidays! Visit summerdaze.co.nz for an event calendar and full details.

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.

MOTORCYCLE REPAIRS AND SALES: Dan's your man - at Wanaka Marine and Sport.

CHAPTER5 HAS NEW SHOES FROM BRASIL "Gaibrella" shoes to die for! Seeing is believing. Pop in and check them out in the Pembroke Mall. 

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

HALF PRICE ART CANVASES! Many sizes available. Acrylic paint in tube are now $2 each. Get arty this Xmas! Hot Value, Spencer Mall.

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.

REJUVENATE & EMBODY YOUR PASSION in the New Year at a special 2 day Retreat 10-12 January. 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.

PEPPA PIG SWIM ACCESSORIES, swimwear, clothing, toys, puzzles, games, soft toys. Big Tums Little Bums, 68 Ardmore St. Phone 443 2340.

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

TIDY UP THAT SECTION BEFORE XMAS - weed eaters, chainsaws, hedge trimmers and lawnmowers - come and see us at Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

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

CHOP SHOP HAS GOT XMAS COVERED! Exclusive selection of clothing and accessories for the whole family. The One Stop Chop Shop! Shop 3 Pembroke Mall. Ph 443 8297.

THANKYOU: DICK SUE AND DEB from Carpriccio Restaurant would like to thank our wonderful local customers for their great ongoing support during our long renovations. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

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

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

TANDEM PARAGLIDING GIFT VOUCHERS. Give a present that'll lift them off their feet! Wanakaparagliding.co.nz Phone 0800 359 754. Just $199.

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

SALE AT CHRISTOFER ROBYN QUILTS. We're celebrating 15 years in business. Huge discounts on fabulous pure cotton fabrics. Ribbons, trims and books also reduced. 641 Ballantyne Road (airport end). Closed Sundays and December 25 and 26, January 1 and 2.

HOLIDAY WORK. LOOKING FOR WORK over the holidays. Off to Uni 2014. Keen to help on a building site or similar. Please call 0221 921 996. Thank you. Xav Sander.

GARDENFOODZ - FRESH ORGANIC LOCAL new potatoes, blackcurrants and vegies available Xmas New Year at Sailz Lake Hawea and Wanaka Farmers Market. Merry and a healthy Xmas to all of our customers - from Paul and Claire.

HONDA CRF 50 2 wheeler – Brand spanking new - $2250.

HIGH COUNTRY PUB TRAIL RIDE GIFT VOUCHERS Need the perfect Xmas/wedding/ birthday gift? 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. Call 443 1228. www.cardronahorses.co.nz

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.

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. 

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

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

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.

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

HAPPY HOLIDAYS - HIRE HARRY. Phone 0800 4 HAPPY.

THIS FRIDAY SPECIAL ONLY AT WATERBAR. Xmas special locals shout! Honey glazed ham rolls, Xmas hamper to win with a Christmas ham, Champagne and other goodies. Xmas party DJs, the Vendettas from 10pm to start your Christmas with a bang. 

LALALAND BAR HAS A NEW LOOK with $4 tap beer and jam jars from 4pm - 2.30am, 7 days. Come up and have a look.

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!

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

CHERRY STALL BACK FOR THE SEASON. Daily from 10am. Corner Anderson Road and Link Way. Yummy present. Phone 0272 213 305.

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.

'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.

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

FUN  FUN  FUN. See you at the Showgrounds Sat 4th January 11am-2pm. Something for everyone at the Holiday Gala and free entry.

2014 CALENDAR ONLY $3 EACH!! 30 x 30cm, 16 designs to choose from. Cats, dogs, dolphins, fairies, cars, nostalgia, Bob Marley and more. Desk calendars $2.50 each. Hot Value, Spencer Mall.

WANTED MATURE CLEANER - approximately 5 days per week (including weekends) 9am - 2pm for 5 star apartments. Also a lady for weekend work 9am - 2pm. Ph 443 0188.

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

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.

FORT-DE-FRANCE IS THE CAPITAL OF Martinique in the West Indies. It lies on the west coast of the island of Martinique, on the northern side of Fort-de-France Bay at the mouth of the Madame River. Formerly called Fort-Royal, it has been Martinique's capital since 1680. The Messenger is available in Fort-de-France online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

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.

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