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25 December 2013



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.

HORSE RIDING! HORSE RIDING! HORSE RIDING! When was the last time you rode a horse? Grab your buddies and ride up into the mountains of the Cardrona valley with Kel and Sarah from Cardrona Horses, stop for a beer at the pub on us and take in the amazing scenery, all experience levels catered for, call to book 443 1228 or book online www.cardronahorses.co.nz Gift vouchers available.

OPIUM IS OPEN EVERY NIGHT from Friday 27th till Saturday 4th January with DJ's and live music every night! $5 drinks and always rockin!

ARE YOU OUTSPOKEN? Yeah, nah? Well, there's a whole bunch of 'outspoken' people coming your way 12 January - 18 February 2014. Check them out at www.outspokenfestival.co.nz and also see who's outspoken in Wanaka!

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

CAKES OF WANAKA wishes all our lovely customers a wonderful Christmas and look forward to seeing you all on the 27th December, at the new shop on the lake front.

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.

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

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.

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

HOUSE TO RENT. Great two bedroom, two bathroom house with garage in Luggate. Available mid-January. Phone 0211 036 952.

TANDEM PARAGLIDING AT TREBLE CONE. Flying daily from 9am. Bookings freephone 0800 359 754. Wanakaparagliding.co.nz Just $199.

RODEO 2ND JAN - COMPLIMENTARY TRANSPORT will be provided by the Bullock Bar in conjunction with the Wanaka Rodeo Club to get you from Wanaka to the Rodeo and back. Gates open at 9am and Rodeo starts at 11am. Meet the transport in the Bullock Bar carpark from 9am.

GARAGE SALE, 43 Infinity Drive Peninsula Bay. Large range of household items including clothing. Sat 4th Jan. Sign out 8.30 am.

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

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.

NEW YEAR GOLF TOURNAMENT sponsored by Skip Johnston Contracting. Saturday 4th January, Men's & Ladies, visitors welcome, great prizes! $20 pp, STBFD. Pick your tee time (from 7am – 1.10pm) at the Wanaka Golf Club Pro Shop on 443 7888 or email pro@wanakagolf.co.nz 

SILKWORM - OPEN SAME REGULAR HOURS for alterations and dressmaking Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm and Saturday 10am - 2pm. Closed only 25th, 26th December and 1st and 2nd January or ring 0212 157 136.

FROM GREENBELT PLACE TO GREENLAND. The Messenger is available in Greenland on-line at www.mymessenger.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.

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

ROLL UP! ROLL UP! The Showgrounds are the place to be Sat 4th Jan 11am - 2pm. Try your hand at gumboot throwing, plate smashing, dunny golf. Activities galore for the whole family!

ALPINISM AND SKI MOUNTAINEERING with Gary Dickson. Local, internationally qualified guide. Yes, the one from the High Country Rescue TV series. Also guided trekking excursions. Check us out on www.alpinismski.co.nz or call 03 443 6593.

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

ALWAYS SOMETHING NEW AT THE SUNDAY CRAFT Market! Come check it out. Market Corner, Pembroke Park from 10am.

PHYSIOTHERAPIST WANTED - a skilled and experienced physiotherapist to join the team at Wanaka Health. If you have a passion for improving others well-being and seek a challenging role with high profile contracts for Wanaka sports teams and key winter snow staff with a fun supportive team in an integrated practice with acupuncture, massage, chiropractor, kinesiology and nutrition specialties. (Applicants must be ACC registered). Please email your CV to Dr Stefan Billing at wanakahealth@vodafone.co.nz

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.

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

GET DR COMPOST'S PERSONAL PRESCRIPTION for health, wealth and happiness at his last Wanaka Get Growing workshop this summer. Veggie gardening is the answer! Tuesday 18th Feb, 6-8pm at Aspiring Beginnings. Gold coin donation, funded by Queenstown Lakes District Council, wwww.wanakawastebusters.co.nz

GREENLAND IS THE THIRD LARGEST COUNTRY in North America. The Atlantic Ocean borders Greenland's southeast; the Greenland Sea is to the east; the Arctic Ocean is to the north; and Baffin Bay is to the west. The nearest countries are Canada, to the west across Baffin Bay, and Iceland, east of Greenland in the Atlantic Ocean. The Messenger is available in Greenland on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

PAUL UBANA JONES AT GIN AND RASPBERRY! Friday 3rd January from 8pm. Tickets still available from Gin and Raspberry or Francesca's Italian Kitchen. Kick off 2014 with some incredible live music, it's a night not to miss!          

AMORAK DOUBLE CAB Tuff Deck for sale. Ring 443 9440.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

WHITEBAIT PATTIES, venison sausages, raspberries, pavlova, a warm ham sandwich and lots more. Whatever tickles your fancy at the Holiday Gala Food Stalls Sat 4th Jan 11am - 2pm.

JAPANESE COOKING CLASSES in January 2014! The world famous dish tempura and zaru-udon (cold noodles with dipping sauce). Get the hang of cooking crispy tempura. All welcome. Choose one of the dates 14th, 21st, 23rd. 6pm-8.30pm. $50pp, including full dinner. Info: Japanese.cuisine.wanaka@gmail.com or 443 1232 Yumi.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

LAKE HAWEA SECTION: PRIVATE SALE. 969 m2 flat, north facing site at 80 Nichol Street. 10 years established native landscaping, R.O.W access, private and sheltered. $129,000. View on Trademe #607529461. Phone 443 6711 or 0274 665 101.

FOR SALE: SINGLE BED BASE and mattress. $45. Single mattress $30. All very good condition. Phone 443 1947.

BABY AND CHILDREN CLOTHING, swimwear, toys, puzzles, games - Big Tums Little Bums. 69 Ardmore St, 443 2340.

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.

MAKARORA! 'A' FRAME CHALETS, shop, bar, café, birds, bush, fishing and walks galore. Flights, jet-boat trips, Siberia Experience and plenty more all from Makarora Tourist Centre just 45 minutes up the road on SH6. Ph 03 443 8372. www.makarora.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!

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

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

SITUATION VACANT - Roofer or someone willing to learn. Must not be afraid of hard work. If you're great at origami this is the job for you! Good sense of humour essential. Great rate of pay for right worker or fantastic training for a good apprentice. Call or text 021 766 307.

GERMAN AU PAIR IS LOOKING FOR WORK. Mondays to Fridays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Albert Town/ Central Wanaka Number 0210 2449 522.

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

TUTORING FOR MATHS AND PHYSICS. Mechanical engineer (25) from Germany is now in Wanaka. If you would like help with your studies or improve your marks just give me a call and we will work on it. 0223 918 812.

LUGGATE HOTEL - THE HEARTLEYS January 5th – No door charge. Come out and enjoy this great duo in our amazing garden bar.

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

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.

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.

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

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

WAITRESS/WAITER WANTED FOR BISTRO GENTIL - Please contact Phil on 021 350 240 or Luc on 0212 883 878.

CENTRAL VISION OPTOMETRY WILL BE OPEN during the festive season! Our hours are as follows: 23rd, 27th and 30th Dec plus 3rd of Jan 10am-4pm. 24th and 31st Dec 10am-2pm. Wishing all of our patients a happy and safe Christmas and New Year. Tui and the team.

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.

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.

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 Callananon 0276 936 300.

CLEANER REQUIRED FOR LAKEFRONT BAR. 15 hours per week over 5 days. Call into Gin and Raspberry or emailginandraspberry@gmail.com for more info.

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.

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 

LIVE MUSIC AT THE BULLOCK BAR - Start the Xmas New Year period with great live music. No door charge. Starts the 27th with Rock Hopper. 28th The Heartleys. 29th Hard Yards. 30th Craig Adams. 1st January - Jenn Shelton and No Reason. 2nd Craig Adams. 3rd The Heartleys. 4th CKA Band. See you at the Bully! Where all the entertainment is free!

OPIUM FRIDAY 27TH DECEMBER – Kev Fresh and L.T. with some bass-rockin tunes to get you ready for the huge week ahead! $5 drinks.

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

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.

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

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

LUGGATE HOTEL NEW YEAR'S EVE - Craig Adams and The Rustlers live - No door charge and buses from Wanaka to Luggate and returning.

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

NEW YEAR'S EVE 2013 WITH GIN AND RASPBERRY – VIP Tickets $30 on sale now! Private room until 10pm, free nibbles. Live music and the best view of the fireworks in town! Pop up to the bar to find out more.

CRAFT MARKET THIS SUNDAY, Market Corner, Pembroke Park from 10am. Handmade New Zealand arts and crafts direct from the artists.

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.

BOXING DAY RIDDLE. What do Amigos, Bistro Gentil, Cinema Paradiso, Oarkridge, Carrick Winery and the Masonic Lodge have in common? Answer at www.outspokenfestival.co.nz

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

LOCAL BUILDING INSPECTION SERVICE: Is the renewal of your annual BWoF due or do you require assistance with compliance schedules, regular inspections, council paperwork etc? You can now hire an independent, professional, local service working in the area for more than 10 years. Phone Stefan 0212 153 208.

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.

MEET YOU FOR LUNCH at the Showgrounds Sat 4th Jan. Whitebait patties, BBQs, raspberries and pavlova and more! It must be the Wanaka Holiday Gala 11am - 2pm.

LAST SPIT ROAST OF THE YEAR! Join us on Sunday 29 December for a feast with live music. Bread and French spreads from 1pm, followed by succulent whole Cardrona lamb spit roast, potato gratin and vegetable sides. $45. Terrace with lake views, petanque, wine machines with 24 wines by the glass. Only at Bistro Gentil. Phone 03 443 2299. www.bistrogentil.co.nz

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

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.

THE CARDRONA VILLAGE MARKET Sunday summer series is taking stall holder applications - anyone wanting to sell anything. All welcome - first market is on Sunday the 5th of January 2014! Apply now call Abby 0210 755 154. 

A 25 METRE MARQUEE brimming with stalls at the Showgrounds Sat 4th Jan. The Holiday Gala is the place to browse and buy.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS - HIRE HARRY. Phone 0800 4 HAPPY.

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

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.

TORQUIL'S MOORING, AVAILABLE FOR RENT NOW! Secure, safe and well maintained. Situated in Eely Point. Easy access and good depth in all lake conditions. Daily, weekly, yearly. Please call Chris on 021 539 125.

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

BOAT ACCESSORIES DISCOUNTED & INSTALLED! Look out for the Tallon Systems Launch on the Marina over the holidays and book a Free* install for your Tallon Socket Mounts, plus heaps of discounted accessories such as rod holders, dive tank holders, drinks holders, tablet and smartphone holders. These locally made, globally distributed products are available to you direct over the holidays. For more, phone 0800 TALLON (825 566) or visit tallonsystems.com! (*Minimum purchase applies.)

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.

ORGANIC RASPBERRIES, BLUEBERRIES and black currants. Either pick your own or can be delivered. Taking orders now. Phone Makarora 443 6587.

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.

PROBUILD BUILDERS. Licensed residential and commercial builders. No project a problem. Phone Sean 0274 435 655.

HEALTH FACT: PEOPLE MAY HAVE certain genetic risk factors for cancer, however, it is your lifestyle that activates those genes and allows cancer to develop. 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.

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

MASSAGE THERAPIST WANTED - a skilled and experienced massage therapist to join the team at Wanaka Health. If you have a passion for improving others well-being and seek a challenging role with a fun supportive team, please email your CV to Dr Stefan Billing at wanakahealth@vodafone.co.nz

WANTED - GRANNY FLAT in Wanaka or similar. Warm, cosy, long term for mature young, late 50ish lady. Phone 021 631 140 or 443 4519.

HORSE GRAZING / AGISTMENT, short or long term - secure and safe individual paddocks, use of facilities and riding area including all weather arena. On site owner close to Wanaka, happy to discuss individual requirements. juliat@ihug.co.nz 0275 091 972.

AMAZING ARTS AND CRAFTS at the Sunday Craft Market, Pembroke Park from 10am. Books, jade, pottery, stone, copper and more.

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

LIVE MUSIC AT THE BULLOCK BAR - Start the Xmas New Year period with great live music. No door charge. Starts the 27th with Rock Hopper. 28th The Heartleys. 29th Hard Yards. 30th Craig Adams. 1st January - Jenn Shelton and No Reason. 2nd Craig Adams. 3rd The Heartleys. 4th CKA Band. See you at the Bully! Where all the entertainment is free!

LAST SPIT ROAST OF THE YEAR! Join us on Sunday 29 December for a feast with live music. Bread and French spreads from 1pm, followed by succulent whole Cardrona lamb spit roast, potato gratin and vegetable sides. $45. Terrace with lake views, petanque, wine machines with 24 wines by the glass. Only at Bistro Gentil. Phone 03 443 2299. www.bistrogentil.co.nz

WUFF WUFF! Story telling with author Chris Baldwin author of Chief. 11.30am and 1 pm with special guest Chief at the Holiday Gala Sat 4th Jan, Showgrounds.

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.

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

"MASTERPIECES" A cultural journey of discovery though the museums and art galleries of London, Paris, Barcelona and Madrid. Small group tour lead by artist Shaun Burdon. Departs May 2014. Phone 443 1947 or email russell@viptours.co.nz for full details.

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.

THE COBBLERS INN SHOE REPAIRS - Xmas holiday from 25th December, re-open 6th January. Merry times to you all. Phone 443 9999.

SHINABURO, KOREAN EATING HOUSE, thanking all the customers who welcomed us to Wanaka this year. Hope to meet more locals who never tried our irresistible dishes in 2014! 443 1777.

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

3 BEDROOM HOUSE FOR RENT. $200 per week. Great spot. Call 0210 2284 895.

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.

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

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

MASSAGE THERAPY. Sports, deep tissue, relaxation. Treatment work, stress relief. Effective and rejuvenating. Ursula Krebs, Dipl. Massage Therapist, CH/NZ. Phone 0276 602 271. Mobile service available, 7 days. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year.

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

THE PICTURE LOUNGE – NZ PHOTOGRAPHERS GALLERY Now in Spencer House, 31 Dunmore St. New gallery / new artists / new work. Come visit! www.thepicturelounge.co.nz facebook.com/ThePictureLounge

WHY DOES MESSENGER ADVERTISING WORK? Because your target market is searching for your ad - make it work for you. Online, by email or even over the counter. It is easy to place your advert - 11 Brownston St, Wanaka. Phone 443 7804 or www.mymessenger.co.nz. By email to messenger@printit.co.nz

GET DR COMPOST'S PERSONAL PRESCRIPTION for health, wealth and happiness at his last Wanaka Get Growing workshop this summer. Veggie gardening is the answer! Tuesday 18th Feb, 6-8pm at Aspiring Beginnings. Gold coin donation, funded by Queenstown Lakes District Council, wwww.wanakawastebusters.co.nz

WANAKA PRESCHOOL OPEN DAY: change the date on your Wanaka local calendar from 10 January to Saturday 22 February. All welcome to visit our beautiful centre from 10am until 1pm. Bring children, food, hats, sunscreen and we will provide the fun! 106 Tenby Street.

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

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.

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

LOCAL SECURITY AND FIRE ALARM SERVICE: Do you require an independent quotation or does your tender invitation require security, fire alarm or data services you are not too familiar with? You can now hire a totally independent, professional, local service working in the area for more than 10 years. Phone Stefan 0212 153 208.

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.

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

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.

PAUL UBANA JONES AT GIN AND RASPBERRY! Friday 3rd January from 8pm. Tickets still available from Gin and Raspberry or Francesca's Italian Kitchen. Kick off 2014 with some incredible live music, it's a night not to miss!          

WHITEBAIT PATTIES, venison sausages, raspberries, pavlova, a warm ham sandwich and lots more. Whatever tickles your fancy at the Holiday Gala Food Stalls Sat 4th Jan 11am - 2pm.

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

MASSAGE THERAPIST WANTED - a skilled and experienced massage therapist to join the team at Wanaka Health. If you have a passion for improving others well-being and seek a challenging role with a fun supportive team, please email your CV to Dr Stefan Billing at wanakahealth@vodafone.co.nz

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

LIVE MUSIC AT GIN AND RASPBERRY most days from 5.30pm. Beautiful views and awesome music! See you at Gin!  

LUGGATE HOTEL WE HAVE YOU COVERED this Xmas – New Year period with great live music - 30th Dec Hard Yards. 31st Dec Craig Adams. 1st Jan Big Kitchen.

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

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD - Brand new never used, 10'2" NSP, carbon paddle. $1550. Steve 0274 128 082.

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

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.

TREE CARE PROFESSIONALS: prune, shape, thin, remove damage risk, improve your view, crown reduction, tree removal, increase sunshine! Free quotes from Tree Tamers 443 6454 or 0210 488 698 or www.treetamers.co.nz

TO ADVISE THE LUGGATE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION AGM will be held on Saturday 11th January, 2014 in the Luggate Hall. All welcome especially new residents.

FOR SALE: ENGLISH STAFFORDSHIRE Bull Terrier pups. Ready to go to new homes 1st January. Males and females. All different shades of brindle. For more info please phone 443 6587.

SITUATION VACANT - Roofer or someone willing to learn. Must not be afraid of hard work. If you're great at origami this is the job for you! Good sense of humour essential. Great rate of pay for right worker or fantastic training for a good apprentice. Call or text 021 766 307.

LUGGATE HOTEL - THE HEARTLEYS January 5th – No door charge. Come out and enjoy this great duo in our amazing garden bar.

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

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.

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

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.

RODEO 2ND JAN - COMPLIMENTARY TRANSPORT will be provided by the Bullock Bar in conjunction with the Wanaka Rodeo Club to get you from Wanaka to the Rodeo and back. Gates open at 9am and Rodeo starts at 11am. Meet the transport in the Bullock Bar carpark from 9am.

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

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.

CROSS TRAINER FOR SALE. Excellent condition. Like new. $400. Phone 0211 036 952.

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

PET FEEDING AND CUDDLES in your home. Mature animal-loving lady with reasonable rates available. Phone 443 4519 or 021 631 140.

SEASONS GREETINGS VALUED CLIENTS. Ayurveda Arts consultations, massage and Ayurvedic therapies look forward to seeing you again in the New Year. 0210 318 288

FAMILY VIOLENCE IS A COMMUNITY PROBLEM. Prevention is everyone's business. If domestic violence or child abuse affects your family and/or friends, please talk to Women's Support. We can help. Phone 443 1448. www.womenssupport.org.nz   

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

MEADOW HAY FOR SALE: Shed stored. Good quality. $8 per bale. Pick up. Phone 0272 465 604. Can deliver.

LAKE BAR PROPRIETORS - PETER & VICKI BYRNE invite you to dine and drink with the best views and value in town. Monteiths and Speights on tap. www.lakebar.co.nz Ph 03 443 2920.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS - HIRE HARRY. Phone 0800 4 HAPPY.

ORGANIC RASPBERRIES, BLUEBERRIES and black currants. Either pick your own or can be delivered. Taking orders now. Phone Makarora 443 6587.

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

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

PHYSIOTHERAPIST WANTED - a skilled and experienced physiotherapist to join the team at Wanaka Health. If you have a passion for improving others well-being and seek a challenging role with high profile contracts for Wanaka sports teams and key winter snow staff with a fun supportive team in an integrated practice with acupuncture, massage, chiropractor, kinesiology and nutrition specialties. (Applicants must be ACC registered). Please email your CV to Dr Stefan Billing at wanakahealth@vodafone.co.nz

OPIUM - THE PARTY DOESN'T STOP on the 1st Jan! We have DJs Thanks and Chris J on the 1st Jan, Gobert Glen acoustic set on the 2nd, then the bass-rockin female duo The Play DJs on Friday. Then Saturday are DJs J Diggah and CJ - wikid music all week long to celebrate the New Year in style. $5 drinks.

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.

I'M LOOKING TO RENT A ROOM! If you can help, please contact me at 0223 635 162 or email mollytilden@hotmail.com

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

GREENLAND IS THE LEAST densely populated country in the world with a population of 56,370. The largest city in Greenland is the capital, Nuuk with a population of around 16,000 people, followed by Sisimiut, Ilulissat, Qaqortoq, Aasiaat, Maniitsoq, Tasiilaq, Paamiut, Narsaq, and Nanortalik. Most of the population lives on the southwest corner of the island. The Messenger is available in Greenland on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

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.

NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH GIN AND RASPBERRY – Live music with Fuzz Punch from 10pm! See off 2013 by dancing the night away and watching the fireworks from the best spot in town! VIP pre-sale tickets available from the bar, pop in for more info.

NEED A CAB ON NEW YEARS EVE? Going into town, book early. Going home, go to Dungarvon Street. Yello! 0800 443 5555.

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

GREENLAND IS LOCATED BETWEEN the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Greenland is part of the continent of North America; however, Greenland has been politically and culturally associated with Europe (specifically Norway and later Denmark) for more than a millennium. The Messenger is available in Greenland on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

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

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

REJUVENATE & EMBODY YOUR PASSION in the New Year 11-12 January. Yoga combined with practical tools to help you release stress and get clearer about your vision, goals and excitement for 2014 at a special 2 Day Retreat. Residential and non-residential options. Email Christine Callanan - info@alignedtolife.com - www.alignedtolife.com 

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 

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.

ASPIRING ART PRIZES: Gala Night January 10th. Top South Island artists with $11,000 in prizes. Enjoy drinks, canapes and the artists. $25 ticket. Call Yeverley 443 1456 or Jim and Libbys, Wanaka.

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

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.

ALWAYS SOMETHING NEW AT THE SUNDAY CRAFT Market! Come check it out. Market Corner, Pembroke Park from 10am.

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

OPIUM FRIDAY 27TH DECEMBER – Kev Fresh and L.T. with some bass-rockin tunes to get you ready for the huge week ahead! $5 drinks.

CENTRAL VISION OPTOMETRY WILL BE OPEN during the festive season! Our hours are as follows: 23rd, 27th and 30th Dec plus 3rd of Jan 10am-4pm. 24th and 31st Dec 10am-2pm. Wishing all of our patients a happy and safe Christmas and New Year. Tui and the team.

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!

BOAT ACCESSORIES DISCOUNTED & INSTALLED! Look out for the Tallon Systems Launch on the Marina over the holidays and book a Free* install for your Tallon Socket Mounts, plus heaps of discounted accessories such as rod holders, dive tank holders, drinks holders, tablet and smartphone holders. These locally made, globally distributed products are available to you direct over the holidays. For more, phone 0800 TALLON (825 566) or visit tallonsystems.com! (*Minimum purchase applies.)

WANAKA GOLF CLUB Café and Bar will be open 7 days through the holidays. Enjoy fresh home-made pies, delicious savouries and baking to complement your round of golf. 

REJUVENATE WITH A 21 DAY RAW CLEANSE. Start 13 January - Tired, achy, bloated, stressed or just a general unhealthy feeling? Join me for a 21 Day deeply nourishing and fully guided cleanse that will profoundly assist your body's natural detoxification process, boost your immunity, renew your gut health, increase energy and clarity of mind. No pills or potions. For more info contact Christine Callanan at info@alignedtolife.com - www.alignedtolife.com

HOUSE TO RENT. Great two bedroom, two bathroom house with garage in Luggate. Available mid-January. Phone 0211 036 952.

ROLL UP! ROLL UP! The Showgrounds are the place to be Sat 4th Jan 11am - 2pm. Try your hand at gumboot throwing, plate smashing, dunny golf. Activities galore for the whole family!

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

EVERYONE LOVES UNDIES FOR CHRISTMAS! Get your Mons merino underwear from the team at Base!

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

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.

SOAK UP THE ATMOSPHERE at the Holiday Gala Sat 4th Jan. Music & dance, yummy food, amazing produce and plants and all the fun of the fair!

ARE YOU AFTER A REALLY GREAT MASSAGE? Look no further. The Body Garage offers massages that are tailored to suit what your body needs. Find us online at www.thebodygarage.co.nz or call 0212 078 486.

WAITRESS/WAITER WANTED FOR BISTRO GENTIL - Please contact Phil on 021 350 240 or Luc on 0212 883 878.

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.

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

NEW YEAR'S EVE 2013 WITH GIN AND RASPBERRY – VIP Tickets $30 on sale now! Private room until 10pm, free nibbles. Live music and the best view of the fireworks in town! Pop up to the bar to find out more.

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

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

FREE ENTRY at The Wanaka Holiday Gala, down at the Showgrounds Sat 4th Jan. Summer holiday fun, food and entertainment for the whole family!

OPIUM - COME JOIN THE PARTY at Opium this New Year's Eve! With DJ'S Chris J and Electro Bill playing the best DnB, Breakbeat and Electro tunes, bringing in the New Year in a massive way. $5 drinks.

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.

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

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.

SITUATION VACANT - Roofer or someone willing to learn. Must not be afraid of hard work. If you're great at origami this is the job for you! Good sense of humour essential. Great rate of pay for right worker or fantastic training for a good apprentice. Call or text 021 766 307.

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

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.

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.

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

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

CENTRAL VISION OPTOMETRY WILL BE OPEN during the festive season! Our hours are as follows: 23rd, 27th and 30th Dec plus 3rd of Jan 10am-4pm. 24th and 31st Dec 10am-2pm. Wishing all of our patients a happy and safe Christmas and New Year. Tui and the team.

MASSAGE - STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION - Chi Nei Tsang - Auric Magnetic Healing available. Email info@alignedtolife.com or phone Christine Callanan on 0276 936 300 for appointments - www.christinecallanan.com

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.

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.

OPIUM IS OPEN EVERY NIGHT from Friday 27th till Saturday 4th January with DJ's and live music every night! $5 drinks and always rockin!

NEW YEAR GOLF TOURNAMENT sponsored by Skip Johnston Contracting. Saturday 4th January, Men's & Ladies, visitors welcome, great prizes! $20 pp, STBFD. Pick your tee time (from 7am – 1.10pm) at the Wanaka Golf Club Pro Shop on 443 7888 or email pro@wanakagolf.co.nz 

MASSAGE THERAPIST ONLY $40 PER HOUR. 16 years' experience. West Meadows Drive. Special price only until 19th January. Contact 0223 113 347.

EVERYONE LOVES UNDIES FOR CHRISTMAS! Get your Mons merino underwear from the team at Base!

PONY POO - GOLD FOR YOUR GARDEN! 7/4 trailer load $30 delivered. Ph/txt Grace or Julia 443 4494, 0275 091 972.

SILKWORM - OPEN SAME REGULAR HOURS for alterations and dressmaking Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm and Saturday 10am - 2pm. Closed only 25th, 26th December and 1st and 2nd January or ring 0212 157 136.

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.

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.

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!

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

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

PHYSIOTHERAPIST WANTED - a skilled and experienced physiotherapist to join the team at Wanaka Health. If you have a passion for improving others well-being and seek a challenging role with high profile contracts for Wanaka sports teams and key winter snow staff with a fun supportive team in an integrated practice with acupuncture, massage, chiropractor, kinesiology and nutrition specialties. (Applicants must be ACC registered). Please email your CV to Dr Stefan Billing at wanakahealth@vodafone.co.nz

WUFF WUFF! Story telling with author Chris Baldwin author of Chief. 11.30am and 1 pm with special guest Chief at the Holiday Gala Sat 4th Jan, Showgrounds.

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.

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

WAITRESS/WAITER WANTED FOR BISTRO GENTIL - Please contact Phil on 021 350 240 or Luc on 0212 883 878.

WANAKA GOLF CLUB Café and Bar will be open 7 days through the holidays. Enjoy fresh home-made pies, delicious savouries and baking to complement your round of golf. 

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.

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

TIMBER ASSORTED LENGTHS AND widths. Also shelving and other DIY bits. Phone 443 7913 or 0276 113 532.

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.

GREENLAND CONTAINS THE WORLD'S LARGEST national park, and is the world's largest island and the largest dependent territory by area in the world. Greenland isn't actually green. Over eighty percent of the island (1.8 million square kilometers) is covered with ice. Only Antarctica has more ice. The Messenger is available in Greenland on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

LUGGATE HOTEL WE HAVE YOU COVERED this Xmas – New Year period with great live music - 30th Dec Hard Yards. 31st Dec Craig Adams. 1st Jan Big Kitchen.

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.

ARE YOU AFTER A REALLY GREAT MASSAGE? Look no further. The Body Garage offers massages that are tailored to suit what your body needs. Find us online at www.thebodygarage.co.nz or call 0212 078 486.

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

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.

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

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.

TO RENT: 3 BEDROOM HOUSE. Mt Iron area. Phone 03 465 1505 or 0274 651 085.

LOCAL BUILDING INSPECTION SERVICE: Is the renewal of your annual BWoF due or do you require assistance with compliance schedules, regular inspections, council paperwork etc? You can now hire an independent, professional, local service working in the area for more than 10 years. Phone Stefan 0212 153 208.

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

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.

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

WANAKA FLIGHT CENTRE would like to thank everyone for their amazing support over the past year. Wishing you a safe and happy festive season and look forward to taking care of all your travel needs again in the New Year. Wanaka Flight Centre 03 443 4101 or email wanaka@flightcentre.co.nz

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

OPIUM - COME JOIN THE PARTY at Opium this New Year's Eve! With DJ'S Chris J and Electro Bill playing the best DnB, Breakbeat and Electro tunes, bringing in the New Year in a massive way. $5 drinks.

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.

LOCAL SECURITY AND FIRE ALARM SERVICE: Do you require an independent quotation or does your tender invitation require security, fire alarm or data services you are not too familiar with? You can now hire a totally independent, professional, local service working in the area for more than 10 years. Phone Stefan 0212 153 208.

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.

SHINABURO, KOREAN EATING HOUSE, thanking all the customers who welcomed us to Wanaka this year. Hope to meet more locals who never tried our irresistible dishes in 2014! 443 1777.

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

MEADOW HAY FOR SALE: Shed stored. Good quality. $8 per bale. Pick up. Phone 0272 465 604. Can deliver.

A 25 METRE MARQUEE brimming with stalls at the Showgrounds Sat 4th Jan. The Holiday Gala is the place to browse and buy.

AMAZING ARTS AND CRAFTS at the Sunday Craft Market, Pembroke Park from 10am. Books, jade, pottery, stone, copper and more.

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.

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.

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

GIN AND RASPBERRY WOULD LIKE TO THANK all our amazing local customers who have supported us so much in our first few months. We hope you all have a lovely New Year and we can't wait to see you in the bar over the rest of the holiday season!

MASSAGE THERAPIST WANTED - a skilled and experienced massage therapist to join the team at Wanaka Health. If you have a passion for improving others well-being and seek a challenging role with a fun supportive team, please email your CV to Dr Stefan Billing at wanakahealth@vodafone.co.nz

THE PICTURE LOUNGE – NZ PHOTOGRAPHERS GALLERY Now in Spencer House, 31 Dunmore St. New gallery / new artists / new work. Come visit! www.thepicturelounge.co.nz facebook.com/ThePictureLounge

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

LUGGATE HOTEL NEW YEAR'S EVE - Craig Adams and The Rustlers live - No door charge and buses from Wanaka to Luggate and returning.

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

PAUL UBANA JONES AT GIN AND RASPBERRY! Friday 3rd January from 8pm. Tickets still available from Gin and Raspberry or Francesca's Italian Kitchen. Kick off 2014 with some incredible live music, it's a night not to miss!          

PART TIME TEACHER WANTED: Looking for part time teacher for two children. Training in elementary education and knowledge of curriculum required. 10-15 hrs a week, salary negotiable. Please contact 03 443 8285.

CAKES OF WANAKA wishes all our lovely customers a wonderful Christmas and look forward to seeing you all on the 27th December, at the new shop on the lake front.

CROSS TRAINER FOR SALE. Excellent condition. Like new. $400. Phone 0211 036 952.

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.

ASPIRING MASSAGE WANAKA! Pre/post Challenge massage! Deep tissue - relaxation. Trevor Bailey. Full time massage since 1994. www.aspiringmassagewanaka.co.nz Phone 443 2993, 0274 222 455.

NEED A CAB ON NEW YEARS EVE? Going into town, book early. Going home, go to Dungarvon Street. Yello! 0800 443 5555.

TANDEM PARAGLIDING AT TREBLE CONE. Flying daily from 9am. Bookings freephone 0800 359 754. Wanakaparagliding.co.nz Just $199.

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.

SOAK UP THE ATMOSPHERE at the Holiday Gala Sat 4th Jan. Music & dance, yummy food, amazing produce and plants and all the fun of the fair!

LAKE BAR PROPRIETORS - PETER & VICKI BYRNE invite you to dine and drink with the best views and value in town. Monteiths and Speights on tap. www.lakebar.co.nz Ph 03 443 2920.

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

CRAFT MARKET THIS SUNDAY, Market Corner, Pembroke Park from 10am. Handmade New Zealand arts and crafts direct from the artists.

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

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, phone 03 443 7882.

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

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!        

LOTS OF ARTISANS AT THE CRAFT MARKET this Sunday. Toys, pottery, prints, cards, silk, wood and more. Pembroke Park 10am.

FOR SALE: ENGLISH STAFFORDSHIRE Bull Terrier pups. Ready to go to new homes 1st January. Males and females. All different shades of brindle. For more info please phone 443 6587.

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.

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.

CAR FOR SALE. $4200 ono. Subaru Outback. Current WOF and Rego. Tow bar. Great condition. Contact 021 688 748.

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.

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

HAPPY HOLIDAYS - HIRE HARRY. Phone 0800 4 HAPPY.

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

FREE ENTRY at The Wanaka Holiday Gala, down at the Showgrounds Sat 4th Jan. Summer holiday fun, food and entertainment for the whole family!

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. 

PHOTOGRAPHIC 2014 CALENDERS FOR SALE by local photographer Erica Leather. $25 each or 2 for $45. Full colour, 28 pages. Please contact me if you would like one. 0212 572 708. Can be viewed on Facebook at Erica Leather Photography. Cards also available.

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

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

WANAKA PRESCHOOL OPEN DAY: change the date on your Wanaka local calendar from 10 January to Saturday 22 February. All welcome to visit our beautiful centre from 10am until 1pm. Bring children, food, hats, sunscreen and we will provide the fun! 106 Tenby Street.

BOAT ACCESSORIES DISCOUNTED & INSTALLED! Look out for the Tallon Systems Launch on the Marina over the holidays and book a Free* install for your Tallon Socket Mounts, plus heaps of discounted accessories such as rod holders, dive tank holders, drinks holders, tablet and smartphone holders. These locally made, globally distributed products are available to you direct over the holidays. For more, phone 0800 TALLON (825 566) or visit tallonsystems.com! (*Minimum purchase applies.)

MEET YOU FOR LUNCH at the Showgrounds Sat 4th Jan. Whitebait patties, BBQs, raspberries and pavlova and more! It must be the Wanaka Holiday Gala 11am - 2pm.

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.

OPIUM - THE PARTY DOESN'T STOP on the 1st Jan! We have DJs Thanks and Chris J on the 1st Jan, Gobert Glen acoustic set on the 2nd, then the bass-rockin female duo The Play DJs on Friday. Then Saturday are DJs J Diggah and CJ - wikid music all week long to celebrate the New Year in style. $5 drinks.

NEW YEAR'S EVE 2013 WITH GIN AND RASPBERRY – VIP Tickets $30 on sale now! Private room until 10pm, free nibbles. Live music and the best view of the fireworks in town! Pop up to the bar to find out more.

GREENLAND IS THE LARGEST ISLAND in the world (Australia is classified as world's smallest continent). On many World Maps, Greenland is often shown to be larger than Australia when in fact Australia is three times the size of Greenland. The Messenger is available in Greenland on-line at www.mymessenger.co.nz

LIVE MUSIC AT THE BULLOCK BAR - Start the Xmas New Year period with great live music. No door charge. Starts the 27th with Rock Hopper. 28th The Heartleys. 29th Hard Yards. 30th Craig Adams. 1st January - Jenn Shelton and No Reason. 2nd Craig Adams. 3rd The Heartleys. 4th CKA Band. See you at the Bully! Where all the entertainment is free!

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

MERRY XMAS FROM HONDY. New Year's Eve at Hondys - Win beer for a year. Old school DJ. Come check it out. Dress-up optional; naughty or nice. Free drink every day for a year. Courtesy coach available. Phone 443 5200 for pick up or drop off. Great food and drink specials all night long.

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

"MASTERPIECES" A cultural journey of discovery though the museums and art galleries of London, Paris, Barcelona and Madrid. Small group tour lead by artist Shaun Burdon. Departs May 2014. Phone 443 1947 or email russell@viptours.co.nz for full details.