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17 December 2014



HOLIDAY HOME CLEANER WANTED asap until mid-2015 for house in Albert Town. Must have experience and good references. Please contact Lindsay at: rose.cottage.nz@gmail.com

LAKES PODIATRY for all your footcare requirements. Located at Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. Phone 443 0730 for appointments. www.lakespodiatry.co.nz

CHRISTMAS IS COMING which means summer is here! Base has a gigantic range of Havaianas, shorts, singlets and more to keep you looking fresh this summer.

FOR SALE: 20FT & 40FT SHIPPING CONTAINERS - steel or insulated. Aspiring Cranes. Phone 0274 344 308.

RACERS EDGE HAS THE LARGEST RANGE in Wanaka of bikes, waterskis, wakeboards, wetsuits, tents, sleeping bags, packs, camping furniture, Mons Royal, Icebreaker, loads of accessories and so much more. All instore now. Come and see the knowledgeable team and shop local this festive season. Racers Edge powered by Torpedo 7, 99 Ardmore St. Wanaka. Ph: 443 7882.

SEWING/PATTERN MAKING. I am looking for a local machinist/seamstress for my activity clothing business. Flexible, part time working hours available. Please email me: tesschristie1@gmail.com with your relevant experience.

RELAXATION MASSAGE WITH MADDISON $60 for 1 hour. NZCM qualified. Taking bookings for 15th - 22nd December, then back into it 5th January. Call/text 027 8462 399. Christmas gift vouchers also available.

HOUSEKEEPER WANTED FOR THE SUMMER. Now until end of February. 20 hours a week plus, for boutique lodge close to downtown Wanaka. Looking for someone sole charge of small team. Good hourly rate. Apply in writing: frantate54@gmail.com or text 021 634 478.

RHYTHM & ALPS New Year's Music Festival. Local prices for locals. 15% discount on tickets. Come on in to our office in the Mall, 31 Dunmore Street to get yours.

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.

TOP QUALITY GASCRAFT BBQ for sale. 3 burner plus side burner. Was $400 plus, selling for $250 ono. Never used. Phone 443 5755.

GHD ROSE GOLD DELUXE Limited Edition, professional GHD V styler & GHD air hairdryer at Alice Hair! Great Christmas Present! Come see the girls at Alice. 443 5678.

SHOW YOUR VISITORS ONE of the things that makes Wanaka different. Bring them down to Wanaka Wastebusters reuse shop and recycling centre, our community enterprise. Who knows what treasure they'll find in the shop? Open 9am - 5pm, 7 days, corner Ballantyne and Riverbank Rds. www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz

PULSE BAR FRIDAY 19TH DECEMBER last Kiwi Poker night. 7pm start. $100 first prize. No buy in. Free to play. Saturday 20th December DJ Benthamism from 10pm - 2.30am. Ghetto funk and DnB.

STUCK! FOR CHRISTMAS IDEAS... Gift vouchers available. Hair Thou Art Workshop & Mobile phone 443 9545.

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

REMOTE CONTROL CARS, boats, quadcopters, trucks. Agents for Tamiya Traxxas. All the top brands at Transport & Toy Museum.

MOBILE PHONE ACCESSORIES at Caltex: USB car chargers, 10in1 universal USB cables, AUX/HDMI cables, Iphone 5 lightning cables, earbud headphones etc.

CHERRIES - I HAVE VOUCHERS you can send for a special Xmas gift. Text or phone Leigh on 027 2213 305.

THE CITY OF INCHEON is the third most populous city in South Korea. In 1883 when the port was originally built, just 4700 people called Incheon home. That figure has grown to over 2.9 million today. In Korean, Incheon translates literally to 'kind river.' The Messenger is available in Incheon online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

NAIROBI TRIO BACK IN WANAKA for a night of upbeat energy Jazz 10th January 7pm Peak Function Centre. Book online www.eventfinder.co.nz/nairobitrio After 25 years of performing the Trio are still NZ's favourite Jazz entertainers.

3RD BIRTHDAY PARTY at Urban Grind this Friday night. DJ Chris J from 5pm. Come try our new jugs and jars in our re-vamped courtyard.

$1000 4SQUARE VOUCHER to be won this Thursday night at 8pm. Get down to the Bullock Bar and into the draw. Last chance before the big draw.

MASSAGE THERAPY from a physio at In Balance Therapeutics. Skilled and knowledgeable. Sports massage, deep tissue and trigger point release, relaxation massage. Phone Sally on 0274 875 942 for an appointment. www.wanakamassage.co.nz

THE MERINO STORY IN BROWNSTON ST has a great range of summer fashion - shorts, 3/4 and 7/8 trousers, tops, tunics, dresses, ladies swim togs. Adult and children's socks, jewellery, men's and ladies underwear. Open Monday to Sunday.

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

FREE "GARAGE SALE" SIGN, with your address on it, when you advertise your garage sale in the Messenger. ($5 deposit required.)

FAR INFRARED SOLO DOME saunas with Meta Pads for sale. Portable, top quality, low EMF. Only 2 left. Call Christine on 0276 936 300 or email: info@alignedtolife.com 

CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE RESTORATIONS for all your motorcycle servicing. Oils, chains, tyres, batteries. Top brands, top service. Pickup and delivery. Phone John Holgate 0274 322 917.

HAVE YOU BACKLOAD SPACE ON TRUCK TO CHCH - Looking for approx 2 x 2 sq cubic metres (boxed items) on covered transport to Christchurch if possible before Xmas. Phone Vicki 021 748 582.

TUESDAY NIGHT MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDES – meet at the Peninsula Bay car park at 6.30pm every Tuesday evening and go riding with Tom Akass from Racers Edge. Anyone welcome. Enquire today. Racers Edge powered by Torpedo 7, 99 Ardmore St, Wanaka. Ph: 443 7882.

COMMUNITY NETWORKS WANAKA will be closed from Wednesday 24th December, reopening Monday 5th January. For support numbers please see www.communitynetworks.co.nz The team at Community Networks wishes you a safe and Merry Christmas.

RUBYS GIFT VOUCHERS for a Christmas present. They are the ultimate gift - the gift of an experience!

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.

PROPERTY MANAGER - PART TIME. Housemart Wanaka 2014. Part-time person needed to assist our very busy Property Manager. 20hrs/week with flexible working hours. Duties will include property inspections, property viewings, compiling electronic reports and customer services. Email: len@housemart.co.nz Post: Attention Len, Housemart, PO Box 606, Wanaka 9343.

OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS at Cherry May Monday December 22nd. Antiques and collectables for that unique present, eggnog and Christmas baking. Join us for some Christmas cheer at 105 Ardmore St between 4pm and 9pm. Kim and Jill.

HAWEA PHYSIOTHERAPY. Sports medicine and work related injuries, acupuncture and pilates. Womens health service, rehabilitation studio. ACC registered. www.haweaphysiotherapy.co.nz Call Sandy 443 7113 / 021 2451 904.

SHEEP SHEARER AVAILABLE. Phone 0210 2365 166.

$30 BIKE HIRE A DAY. Green Toad summer hire and Mandy's awesome selection of gifts. Behind Boa Boa Takeaways, Lakefront. Phone 03 443 4315.

WANAKA MARINE CHRISTMAS GIFTS IN STORE: Fishing rods & accessories. Life jackets, vests, neoprene vests, ski gloves and ski ropes. Epirb with free gift. Boat wash & polish. Safety torch, flares, waterproof cell phone pouches. Knives for the boat. VHF radios, fish finders & GPS. Hunting knives, clothing, pouches, packs, day packs. All at Wanaka Marine & Sport, 54 Anderson Road, Wanaka.

FANCY A DELICIOUS ICE CREAM to welcome the summer season? Come to Patagonia Chocolates at the lake front and choose from 20 different flavours of homemade ice cream! As of the 15th we'll be open from 9am to 10pm.

SHEEP MANURE $5/BAG. Free delivery. Call Rhys 022 3216 103.

EMILY FROM WANAKLEAN DOG would like to wish all her clients, old and new, a very Yappy Christmas and a Woofing Good New Year! Call Emily on 027 5110 282.

14FT LASER SAILING BOAT TRAILER with hitch. Does not have warrant. Needs some TLC. Westy 443 2677 or 021 919 468. $200 ono.

BEN THE PAINTER - no job too big or too small - Ph 0204 0133 350.

CHERRIES ARE LATE THIS YEAR but I hope to be on deck from 22nd of December at Anderson Road. Cherry stall.

CHOP SHOP IS CHOCKA BLOCK! All stocked up for your Xmas shopping needs. Massive selection of exclusive brands, stand out in the crowd! Shop 3, Pembroke Mall.

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

A TIME FOR GIVING. True certified organic skincare. Bringing a holistic and authentic approach to beauty. Available: Health 2000, Soulfood, Wonder Room, Wholefood Haven and Organic Express.

RUBYS CINEMA & BAR STAFF NEEDED - Duty Manager preferred. Must have excellent customer service skills. Please call in to meet Jordi between 3 and 6pm.  

KIDS BIRTHDAY? Come celebrate with us at Lonestar Wanaka with our awesome playground and birthday treats for your little one to make their day super special. Team it up with a movie at Rubys and take the stress out of party planning, let us do the work.

TO ALL OUR FANTASTIC CUSTOMERS, Coffee Cure will closed from the 25th of December, and will re-open on the 5th of January. Thank you for your custom and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year!

SASANOKI'S EXTENDED HOURS - now until 9.30pm. It is Bruno's absolute change of attitude, thanking you all for your support.

BISTRO GENTIL IS RECRUITING seasonal front of house staff. 10 - 15 hours a week. Evening and weekend work. Immediate start. Please email your CV to: info@bistrogentil.co.nz or call Kenny on 021 350 355 for more information.

XMAS TREES - limited quantity available, this Saturday, corner Aubrey Rd opposite Holy Family Church 9am - 12pm. Merry Christmas, Nico Schikker.

LAZYBOY 3 PCE LOUNGE SUITE. Very good condition. Dark Brown. $950 ono. (New $3300). Urgent sale. Must go by Thurs 18th Dec. We can deliver. Ph 443 1446 or 022 0241 908

ALICE HAIR SALON has lots of great gift ideas and product ranges! L`Oreal, Joico, GHD's, Moroccanoil Packs and lots more! Come see the girls at Alice! 443 5678.

GREEN TOAD XMAS SHOPPING. Low prices! Fashion! $20 sun glasses, hats, clothing, .925 silver jewellery rings, braceletts, necklaces, earrings, anklets and body jewellery. 6 Pembroke Mall, Wanaka. Behind Boa Boa Takeaways.

WANAKA KAYAKS SUP & SAIL GIFT VOUCHERS! What a treat for Xmas. Ph 0800 926 925 or 021 926 949. info@wanakakayaks.co.nz 

STUCK FOR A GREAT XMAS IDEA for your teenager? $129 for a 20min trial flight over Wanaka where they get to fly the aircraft with an instructor, plus take a friend along for free! Call Wanaka Flight Training on 443 4043 for a gift voucher.

CHERRIES AND OTHER FRESH delights at the Wanaka Farmers Market from 3pm at Pembroke Park this Thursday.

LONG TERM RENTAL REQUIRED for executive couple. We are looking for a 3+ bedroom unfurnished property for long term rental from the end of January 2015 for up to two years and have a budget of up to $600 per week for the right property. Ideally we would like the ability to have a vegetable garden and the house be well insulated and sunny. References are available for us and our small very house trained dog and cat. Phone 443 2801.

STERISHOES NOW AVAILABLE in Wanaka. Removes 99% of fungus and bacteria in your shoes. Disinfect and deodorise your shoes with ultra violet light. Small, medium and large sizes $250. Contact Rosa 021 992 068, (03) 443 5588.

FOR SALE - FRIDGE FREEZER 1650H x 600W $145. Two seat couch, fawn $60. Very good condition. Phone 027 7335 189.

COUCH FOR SALE - Three seater, as new. Five months old. Cream in colour. Quality furnishing fabric. Call 443 9355.

DRIVING LESSONS MAKE A GREAT Christmas present! Vouchers available from Aspiring Drivers. Call Nicky on 021 0607 310.

THERE ARE LOTS OF ARTISANS at the Craft Market this Sunday, Pembroke Park 10am. Pottery, wood, jade, books, photography and cards.

LUGGATE HOTEL HAS Tony Kerr playing live 19th Dec from 9pm.

NATASHIA B ART WORX exhibiting at Workshop 74, 74 Golf Course Rd. Open Mon/Tue/Wed 11am - 2pm from15th December till 21st January, otherwise viewing by appointment. www.natashiab.co.nz

HOUSE FOR RENT. 3 bedrooms, unfurnished, Manuka Cres. $350. Phone 443 7089.

2001 SUBARU LEGACY TX 4WD, manual, WOF, rego, 190km, excellent runner and regulary serviced. $4700. Ph Jeremy 0210 2793 681.

BIKE SKILLS GIFT VOUCHERS available Be-Spoked and Mission WOW. Guys and girls, group courses, one-to-one, design your own. From $99. www.missionwow.org

WANTED. MARINA BERTH on inside of marina for rent from December until end of March. Please phone Adam Spiers 443 4459 or 021 726 321.

PARTY ICE, PARTY ICE - Available now for parties & weddings. Discount and Wanaka free delivery for bulk. Phone 021 2277 551.

HOUSE FOR RENT IN ALBERT TOWN - 3 large bedrooms, fully fenced with access to community pool. $180/night, available 24th December to 10th January. Phone 021 942 296.

HORSE RIDING THIS SUMMER? Helping solve common horse problems and improving the relationship between you and your horse. Jacksons Horse Services 021 1924 511.

SHINGLE CREEK COLLECTABLES - Old Shingle Creek Tavern - Open 3 days. Friday 19th - Sunday 21st Dec. Neat memorable gift Ideas. Gift vouchers. Beautiful vintage dishes & tableware. Dinner sets. Crystalware. Collectables. Anything old & Interesting. The shop is loaded. Open from 11am. All enquiries phone 03 446 8610. Always buying, always selling.

NEED A DOG GROOMER? The Soggy Dawg Pet Boutique & Spa - For all your pets grooming requirements, including a professional hydro bath, gift vouchers for Xmas, loyalty card & 5 star treatment for all your pets. Call/text Sheryl 0274 430 053. www.thesoggydawg.co.nz

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES - dug fresh daily - Available at Selectrix.

FARMERS CHECK OUT OUR range of drones. Quadcopters with Go-Pro cameras, ideal for checking stock and properties, at the Transport and Toy Museum, next to the Wanaka Airport.

GARDENING, PAINTING AND property maintenance, reasonable rates. Police vetted. References available. Phone Guy 022 1757 833.

SNAZZY, STYLISH, SENSIBLE SANDALS: Revere, Vionic and Orthaheel sandals Pop Up Shop. December 12th,13th & 19th, 20th. 10am - 6pm, Aspiring Podiatry, Wanaka Wellness, 24 Dungarvon Street.

UNI STUDENT LOOKING FOR HOLIDAY WORK December - February. Fit, strong male. Phone Cam 027 8445 129.

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.

CHIROPRACTIC, MASSAGE, ACUPUNCTURE, Chiropractic. Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture. Ph 03 443 7055. www.wanakahealth.co.nz 21 Plantation Rd. Just in case you missed it amongst the 52 other ads... Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage, Acupuncture.

SHARED OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE on Helwick Street. Cool office, great location. Perfect for on-the-go professionals looking for affordable space. Internet, power, boardroom, kitchen, bathroom, desk and chair all included. Contact Hamish at 0800 436 431 or info@geniewallet.co.nz

CAKES OF WANAKA are now taking pre orders for your yummy Christmas treats. Chocolate whiskey cakes, cheesecakes, macarons and much more. Pop into our shop on the lakefront.

SUBARU 2005 OUTBACK 2.5LT. 145,000kms. $8500. Phone 021 476 618.

A PONY FOR CHRISTMAS? Horsetrekking gift vouchers, awesome family holiday activity, call Kel at The Cardrona 03 443 1228 ride options www.thecardrona.co.nz

QUADBIKING FOR CHRISTMAS! Climb the mountains on our Grizzly 350s! Great gift idea, vouchers available call Kel 03 443 1228 rides www.thecardrona.co.nz

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN'S great family dining. Dine in the dining room or the garden bar, with the sand pit for the kids. Kid's menu 2 courses for $10.

FOR SALE - EXTENDING DINING TABLE, six upholstered chairs. $100 ono. Phone 443 7938.

CUT IT KITCHENS & JOINERY would like to wish all their clients a very Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year.

DEBZ FOR HAIR $100 cut and colour, open between Xmas and New Year. Phone 443 6624.

WAITSTAFF AND BARSTAFF REQUIRED now at the Lake Hawea Hotel. Send an email to: info@lakehawea.co.nz or pop in.

NEW YEARS EVE AT GIN AND RASPBERRY - Tickets on sale now. Live music from Fuzz Punch and drinks specials all night. General admission $20, VIP $50 (includes welcome drink, nibbles, Chambord gift bag, no queue and private front room access). 

ACTION AUTOMOTIVE WOULD LIKE TO wish you all a very Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2015. We would like to thank our customers for their support throughout this year, and let you know we will be closed from December 24th through January 5th.

REGALE CHRISTMAS LILLIES available now at Caltex Wanaka. Cut flower bunches and potted flowering plants, fresh from our growers.

WANAKA DISTRICTS CLUB - Xmas Buffet $25 per person. Saturday 20th December from 6pm plus bonus Xmas cash draw. $600 must be won on the night between 6 - 8pm.

WAIT STAFF, CHEF DE PARTIE and Commis Chef required at The Landing for the summer season. Drop off your CV or call Rob on 022 1883 977.

I HAVE A FRIDGE/FREEZER FOR SALE. F&P 8 years old. Good condition. Stainless. Smart Fridge. $190. Phone Bev 443 5861 to view.

CLINT, EMMA AND THE TEAM AT CBG Quality Construction would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Thank you to all clients, staff, contractors, suppliers and the Wanaka community who made 2014 a great year.

FOR LEASE - WORKSHOP OFFICE PLUS. Street frontage Anderson Road. Available February 2015. Phone 443 7774 or 443 2024.

HOLDEN COMMODORE SV6 2010 100km, 4 new tyres, 2 new spares, excellent condition, one owner, fully serviced Ph 021 2625 629

LOOKING TO BUILD NEXT YEAR? CBG Quality Construction have a number of house plans including Small Smart Homes, Architectural and the Certified Plan range. Visit www.cbgconstruction.co.nz to browse house plans or call 03 443 4684 to arrange a no obligation meeting with Clint and Emma.

HOUSE AVAILABLE FOR HOLIDAY season. 5 bedroom, 2 bathrooms. Plenty of room! Fully furnished. Wanaka area. Contact David 021 387 599.

KEYS CUT WHILE YOU WAIT. Engraving and shoe repairs. Over 20 years experience. The Cobbler, 67 Brownston St. Late night Friday 7pm.

CHRISTMAS WREATH and table displays. Fragrant, long lasting and personalised. Call Rebecca on 443 1243 to order. Free delivery.

LOOKING FOR A FREE AND FUN option for New Year? Rhythm & Alps music festival are looking for rockstar volunteers on 30 - 31 Dec 2014. Earn a festival pass, camping, meals and access to the Volunteer Zone in exchange for your time and energy. Register online at www.rhythmandalps.co.nz or email: jo@rhythmgroup.co.nz

WANAKA POOL WILL BE CLOSED to the public Monday 22nd at 5pm. Aquafits last session is Wednesday 24th.

THE PLACEMAKERS TEAM would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a sensational New Year. Thanks to our customers who have supported us this year. Because of you we are now the very proud recipients of The PlaceMakers Branch of the Year Award for 2014. Merry Christmas! See you in 2015.

SOUTH AMERICA Mountain Bike Tours with Latin Link. Bike the Andes Argentina - Peru 19 May. Bike Ecuador -Colombia 4 June. Call Gary or Fran on 443 5036. www.latinlink.co.nz 

AEROBATICS! FLY YOUR OWN in first lesson. The sickest rollercoaster ride in New Zealand! Tel 027 2741 908. www.nzlearntofly.com

LANDSCAPING PROFESSIONAL - Dave Spedding (Dip Hort). Full service landscaping - 3D design, paving, lawns, planting plans & irrigation. Check out samples of our work at www.wanakalandscaping.co.nz Call 021 707 481 or 443 2721. Dave Spedding Landscaping - professional, reliable, competitive rates.

HEALTH FACT: Women who suffer from long term chronic stress undergo significantly more troubling menopause. Holistic Healthcare for natural health solutions, natural medicine, detoxification, weight loss, dietary and lifestyle advice. Phone 03 443 5991. www.holistic-healthcare.co.nz

MATUKITUKI NATIVE PLANTS at The Yard. Grown locally by locals for locals. Come in and see the extensive range. 14 Reece Cres. Ph 443 5069, The Yard Central Ltd. www.theyardcentral.co.nz

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

ASPIRING ACUPUNCTURE. Your whole system benefits whilst effectively treating your injury (ACC practitioner), pain and stiffness, digestion, anxiety, lungs, period/menopausal, and much more. Pregnancy safe. www.aspiringacupuncture.co.nz Ph Jos MNZRA. Dip Ac. 443 6242, 0211 639 769.

SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS - Community Networks will be running a Holiday Club from Wednesday 17 until Tuesday 23 December and from the 5 – 30 January 2015. Bookings are recommended. For more info please visit www.communitynetworks.co.nz or call 03 443 7799. WINZ subsidies available.   

BUBBLES FOR HIRE - The super-soapy kind! Gigantabubbles (whale-sized). Bazzillion bubbles (tornado-styles) or explore your own through personalised workshops. For kids and adults alike. Suitable for birthdays, weddings, holiday fun or work Do's. Text or call 021 400 857 for more details. Codeword Bubbles!

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.

GREAT CHRISTMAS SHOPPING at the Craft Market this Sunday. Cards, books, toys, pottery, photographs, calendars all carefully crafted just for you.

BARISTA BARISTA BARISTA Beanie Cafe requires a barista for immediate start. Please call in. Experience required. 71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

LAST CHANCE FOR LATE NIGHT Friday shopping at Wanaka Wastebusters. We're open 9am - 8.30pm on Friday 19th December. Take the stress out of Christmas shopping at the shop that doesn't cost the earth. Corner Ballantyne and Riverbank Rds. www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz

CALLING ALL WONDROUS WOMEN who would like time out to craft and journey into their intention for the year of 2015. Join us on a `Create your Life'  workshop (non-residential) allowing yourself space to connect, clarify and create with joy and support. 9th -11th of Jan at the Riverhouse, Wanaka. www.retreatsforthesoul.co.nz $295.00 (per person) $220.00 (if you bring a friend). 1 scholarship available.

CENTRAL LAKES PHYSIO: Your friendly team of experts who go the extra mile with long appointment times to get you back to the things you love to do. Give us a call on 443 1711.

THIS SUNDAY - Wanaka Farmers Market from 10am - 2pm at Pembroke Park, wonderful local delights for your pleasure.

THE PHYSIO ROOM Core Classes are booking up fast for January, so email Kate: info@physioroom.co.nz or call 443 4949 to reserve your place. Check out the website www.physioroom.co.nz for new class times. Also Christmas special for all locals: free ACC or half price private for your first physio appointment.

WYNDROK POTTERY. Original hand thrown, high fired tableware. Suitable for everyday use. Unique glazes that reflect the colourful palate of Central Otago. 191 Lakeview Terrace, Lake Hawea. Open hours 10 - 5.30pm Tuesday - Sunday. Closed Mondays. Phone 03 443 1707.

SUZUKI SAMURAI 1988. Black for sale $4500. Ph. 021 459 006 / 021 9446 007.

2004 SUBARU OUTBACK LLB, 3.0cc, 130,000km with full registration and WOF. Excellent condition, dark green, half leather interior. Call 021 890 810 or 443 7816.

MARTINE HARDING LIVE AT Lonestar Wanaka, this Friday from 7.30pm. Come on out and have a catch up with one of Wanaka's favourites. Courtesy coach available. (Might pay to call in advance) 03 443 6901.

IN MEMORY OF ALI AND GAYNOR HOWISON. Their daughters warmly invite you to a celebration of their life together and to acknowledge your love and support to our family. Venue: Wanaka Districts Club. 6th January 2015 4pm. We have chosen the 6th January as this is Mum and Dad's wedding anniversary. We look forward to seeing you all.

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 or email: messenger@printit.co.nz

MASSAGE/BODYWORK WITH A PROFESSIONAL, 12 years experience. Deep tissue, deep relaxation, structural Integration (I.A.s.I.) and Chi Nei Tsang (Internal Organ Transformation - good for digestive and pelvic issues) Auric magnetic healing can speed up your healing. Gain clarity and insight. Feel peace and deep rest. For an appointment call Christine 027 6936 300 or email: info@alignedtolife.com - Gift vouchers available.

WANAKA FENCING AND GATES. Phone 0272 080 175. Coloursteel, timber, alloy, wrought iron, post and rail, ranch style, pool fencing, auto opening. Happy to quote.

CHEF/COOK REQUIRED AT Florence's Foodstore and Cafe. 3 or 4 days a week from 7.30am to 3.30pm. Must be competent, experienced and food passionate. Please send CV to: info@florencesfoodstore.co.nz

THIS FRIDAY AT POST OFFICE LANE free BBQ from 4 - 7pm and then Robert Glen performing blues guitar loop pedal set.

MASSAGE FOR CHRISTMAS... Do you know someone who is super busy, stressed, or always giving to others? Or perhaps you want to say thank you to a staff member or friend who has gone beyond the call of duty this year. I am offering a monthly 'one hour' massage for the up coming year for only $600. This gift certificate will be beautifully presented with room for you to include your own personal message. (Can be paid in two instalments). Call Kim Henderson: 021 495 569.

SHOES - 30% OFF SELECTED kids shoes, sale table from $40. Great selection of Skechers at Shoes Unlimited, 80b Ardmore St, Wanaka.

HAPPY HOUNDS dog walking, day care and inhouse minding. Socialisation, stimulation and fun for your canine friend. Call Jo 021 330 330.

HOUSEMATE WANTED - Modern new house. Prefer long term female. Open to anyone though. Must be clean, tidy and respectful. Phone Kate 021 1435 557.

DISHWASHER NEEDED for Federal Diner. Please come in to apply for the job.

GIVE THE GIFT OF HEALTH AND FITNESS at ProActive Gym this Christmas. Come into 17 Plantation Rd and give the gift of health and fitness to your friends and loved ones. Many gift cards options and values available. Ph 443 6500. 

SPEECH-LANGUAGE THERAPY assessments available these holidays. Worried about your child's speech or language/processing? Contact Susan 027 2158 851 susan.slt@slingshot.co.nz www.communicatespeechlanguagetherapy.co.nz

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN IS OPEN every day except Xmas Day. Jan 26th wood chopping starting at 2pm. New Year's Eve live band Hard Yards from 8pm. Jan 2nd Kaylee Bell and Cameron Scott from 8pm. Jan 4th Blues afternoon with The Straight Shooters from 4pm in the Mount Iron Garden Bar. No surcharge and no door charge.

DR SHARP - Professional tool sharpening services - Kitchen knives, scissors, all garden tools, drop saws, holesaws, chainsaw blades, lawnmower blades, planers, drill bits and more! Mobile service, will come to you and sharpen on the spot! From $6. Freecall 0508 DRSHARP or check out www.drsharp.co.nz for more info.

FREEBY FRIDAY WINNER at Cherry May last week was Tom, a tourist from Canada. Have a Merry Cherry May Christmas!

ENGRAVING, KEY CUTTING, chipped car key copies all available from Wanaka Mitre 10. Ph 03 443 9137.

REDBULL & RUBYS PRESENT. 'On Any Sunday: The Next Generation' screening on Thursday 18th at 6:15pm for all motorbike lovers. Call us on 443 6901 to hold your seat.

THE WANAKA SPEIGHT'S ALE HOUSE is looking for "experienced" front of house staff. Please contact: roger@wanakaspeightsalehouse.co.nz

LUGGATE COMMUNITY XMAS PICNIC. Sunday 21st Dec 3pm. Gather at the BBQ in the park behind the hall. Santa will visit. Luggate Community Assn will provide meat and bread. Bring something to share for the picnic, what you want to sit on, and named presents for your children. If it's wet, meet in the hall instead.

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

SHOE REPAIRS - local business needs work. Keys cut, small stitching jobs while you wait. Eftpos. Open 7 days and open late Friday 7pm. 67 Brownston St. Ph 443 9999.

YES, A YEAR HAS GONE BY! Rika the Hair Fairy would like to wish all her clients a very Merry Xmas and a happy New Year. Please call or text 027 3169 463 for 2015 appointments.

HOUSEKEEPER WANTED FOR THE SUMMER. Now until end of February. 20 hours a week plus, for boutique lodge close to downtown Wanaka. Looking for someone sole charge of small team. Good hourly rate. Apply in writing: frantate54@gmail.com or text 021 634 478.

TONY WELLMAN ELECTRICAL takes pride in its work. Phone us on 0274 382 352.              

THE WANAKA SPEIGHT'S ALE HOUSE is looking for "experienced" front of house staff. Please contact: roger@wanakaspeightsalehouse.co.nz

THE FRISBEE GOLF SHOP. Recreation to Pro, putters, mid range and distance. Frisbees from $19. Only available at MT Outdoors, Wanaka's only independent outdoor store. 

HOUSE FOR RENT. 3 bedrooms, unfurnished, Manuka Cres. $350. Phone 443 7089.

THIS FRIDAY AT POST OFFICE LANE free BBQ from 4 - 7pm and then Robert Glen performing blues guitar loop pedal set.

EVERY TOWN NEEDS A HANDYMAN. He can fix it or mix  it, make it or shake it, and everything works just like new. For gadgets before electrics and metrics, the red truck will stop, and out of his No. 2 box without locks, is all that he needs for his deeds. Not Carrie or Larry, it's Harry! Best wishes for a very Happy Christmas Harry. From all of us.

MARTINE HARDING LIVE AT Lonestar Wanaka, this Friday from 7.30pm. Come on out and have a catch up with one of Wanaka's favourites. Courtesy coach available. (Might pay to call in advance) 03 443 6901.

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.

BUILDING a new home, renovating or just looking to get the odd job done around the house? Call Active Construction Ltd on 0274 785 026.

GREAT CHRISTMAS SHOPPING at the Craft Market this Sunday. Cards, books, toys, pottery, photographs, calendars all carefully crafted just for you.

HO-HO-HO HOME GROWING KITS are Santa's favourite this year. Check out our Xmas specials at shop.mayjermicrogreens.co.nz or call MayJer MicroGreens on 021 0372 638 to get some.

ELMSLIE HOUSE ARE SEEKING a volunteer who would like to read poetry, on a regular basis, to the people who live at Elmslie. A love of poetry and an interest in sharing this with older people would be essential. Please call Adair on 443 7899 for further information.

FARMERS CHECK OUT OUR range of drones. Quadcopters with Go-Pro cameras, ideal for checking stock and properties, at the Transport and Toy Museum, next to the Wanaka Airport.

THIS SUNDAY - WANAKA FARMERS MARKET from 10am - 2pm at Pembroke Park this Sunday. Why not come by and see us.

XMAS TREES - limited quantity available, this Saturday, corner Aubrey Rd opposite Holy Family Church 9am - 12pm. Merry Christmas, Nico Schikker.

SILKWORM CLOTHING ALTERATIONS available for: hems, ins, outs and emergency bridal party needs. Ring Melissa 021 2157 136. Closed 22nd to 26th December.

EXPERIENCED DENTAL ASSISTANT. Casual on call. Lumino The Dentists, Wanaka. Email CV to: wanaka@lumino.co.nz 

LONG TERM RENTAL REQUIRED for executive couple. We are looking for a 3+ bedroom unfurnished property for long term rental from the end of January 2015 for up to two years and have a budget of up to $600 per week for the right property. Ideally we would like the ability to have a vegetable garden and the house be well insulated and sunny. References are available for us and our small very house trained dog and cat. Phone 443 2801.

ALICE HAIR SALON has lots of great gift ideas and product ranges! L`Oreal, Joico, GHD's, Moroccanoil Packs and lots more! Come see the girls at Alice! 443 5678.

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

FROM IVY LANE, WANAKA to Incheon, South Korea. The Messenger is available online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

PAY IT FORWARD! Nominate someone deserving for the Re/max Christmas Hamper! Come into the office cnr Helwick and Dunmore Streets today! Winner drawn 23rd. 03 443 0150.

WOODYS POOL COMP EVERY Thursday at 7pm. Free entry and cash prizes. Free pool every day 4 - 7pm and great drink specials.

MARINA BERTH TO RENT over Christmas, No 33. December 24th - January 4th. Twelve days, $480. Please phone 03 443 7665 after 7pm.

FOR RENT: VERY TIDY THREE bedroom home. Beacon Point Road. Unfurnished, lockup garage, carport. $400 p/w. Long term. Phone 027 2293 125.

AUTISM: WHAT IF THIS WAS a label for those who are just uniquely different. Those who see the world with a more expanded view and find it difficult to fit in to our imposed limits? Contact: awesomismambassador@gmail.com

COUCH FOR SALE - Three seater, as new. Five months old. Cream in colour. Quality furnishing fabric. Call 443 9355.

HAIR THOU ART WORKSHOP & MOBILE... For art, creativity & simplicity. Natural based / organic products. Now selling Giovanni Organic Haircare online! www.hairthouart.co.nz Phone 443 9545.

SPEECH-LANGUAGE THERAPY assessments available these holidays. Worried about your child's speech or language/processing? Contact Susan 027 2158 851 susan.slt@slingshot.co.nz www.communicatespeechlanguagetherapy.co.nz

WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR NEW YEAR? Rhythm & Alps music festival are looking for rockstar volunteers on 30th - 31st Dec 2014. Earn a festival pass, camping, meals and access to the Volunteer Zone exchange for your time and energy. Register online at www.rhythmandalps.co.nz or email: jo@rhythmgroup.co.nz

HOUSEKEEPERS WANTED! Alpine Resort Wanaka is looking for housekeepers who are able to work till at least the end of February. Experience is not necessary. Please come into reception, 150 Anderson Rd or call 03 443 2325.

BEST STAG/HENS GIFT. Pilot a plane and drive a racecar around the track. Gift vouchers available. U-Fly 443 4005. info@u-flywanaka.co.nz

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

RACERS EDGE HAS AN AMAZING new bike workshop crew including Willem Groenen, Grant Lestock-Kay, Rick Woodward, Mat Lewis and Luke Crow. These guys are fully qualified and here to help with all your bike servicing and repairs. For any questions or queries regarding bikes don't hesitate to ask, they're here to help! Racers Edge powered by Torpedo 7, 99 Ardmore St, Wanaka. Ph: 443 7882.

CHERRY MAY RECIPE WINNER - Loris King's royal square was a hit! Merry Christmas to all from Cherry May Cafe.

WASHING MACHINE FOR SALE. F&P GW712 large capacity. Runs well $200. Ph 443 4416.

MEADOW HAY WANTED! Big or small bales. Phone Chrissie 0274 335 134 or 443 8734.

WANAKA DISTRICTS CLUB - Xmas Buffet $25 per person. Saturday 20th December from 6pm plus bonus Xmas cash draw. $600 must be won on the night between 6 - 8pm.

FRESH AT THE CHOP SHOP - Rock Your Baby/Kid huge summer selection for the li'l tikes. Somedays Lovin for the ladies & Chop tees, tanks & hats for the whole family! Shop 3, Pembroke Mall. 

LAKE WANAKA BABYSITTING are now taking bookings for Christmas and New Year! Gift vouchers now available! 443 4903 or  0272 913 138 www.lakewanakababysitting.co.nz

MISSION WOW WOMEN'S surf & yoga camp - beginner/ intermediate, 30th Jan - 1st Feb Curio Bay, carpooling from Wanaka. Gift vouchers available. www.missionwow.org

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

VETLIFE WANAKA SALE! 25% off selected beds, 20% off car harnesses, travel cages, collapsible crates and toys. 30% off selected Eukanuba foods. Merry Christmas from the Vetlife team. Phone 443 6409.

PAUL UBANA JONES ON 3RD JANUARY at Gin and Raspberry. Tickets just $25 - will make a perfect Christmas gift. 

2004 SUBARU OUTBACK LLB, 3.0cc, 130,000km with full registration and WOF. Excellent condition, dark green, half leather interior. Call 021 890 810 or 443 7816.

SOUTH AMERICA - Small group tours to Ecuador, Galapagos, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina and Patagonia. Contact Latin Link. Ph 443 5036. www.latinlink.co.nz  

WHITEBAIT: FRESHLY FROZEN West Coast whitebait. 250g bags $80/kg. Contact Mark or Karen, Southern Lakes Fishing Ltd. Phone 443 4486.

BERRIES FOR CHRISTMAS! The Berry Farm's new owners, Simon and Lorna, welcome your orders for strawberries, raspberries, blueberries. Christmas orders by December 22. Phone your order on 443 7751. If we are out in the berry patch...leave your name, number, order and pickup date.

CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS at Flair Hair Design, Helwick St. Call in and see our selection at amazing prices.

CHRISTMAS LILLIES freshly cut, available now at Caltex. We have fresh North Island Longifloriums and South Island Regale Lillies.

HAVE YOU BACKLOAD SPACE ON TRUCK TO CHCH - Looking for approx 2 x 2 sq cubic metres (boxed items) on covered transport to Christchurch if possible before Xmas. Phone Vicki 021 748 582.

SHOES UNLIMITED - Cromwell. Late night shopping Thursday 18th. A further 20% off the 1/2 price sale room. Instore treats and specials. 3 Murray Tce, Cromwell.

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

WHEELS TO DUNSTAN links with the Cromwell - Dunedin hospital transport. For bookings, please contact Community Networks on 443 7799.

SHARED OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE on Helwick Street. Cool office, great location. Perfect for on-the-go professionals looking for affordable space. Internet, power, boardroom, kitchen, bathroom, desk and chair all included. Contact Hamish at 0800 436 431 or info@geniewallet.co.nz

DRIVING LESSONS AVAILABLE. Call Nicky at Aspiring Drivers. Wanaka's only qualified female driving instructor.  Friendly. Safe. Professional. Ph 021 0607 310.

SKILLED LABOURER. Have plenty experience in most trades, building, painting, farming etc, qualified landscaper, Available anytime over holidays. Ph 027 3205 385.

21 DAY CLEANSE starting 5th January 2015. Get your mojo back, lose the muffin top and have all the energy, health and confidence you need to start the year on a high. Guided step by step, no pills or potions, 100% raw living food with all the tools you need to succeed. Contact Christine: info@alignedtolife.com or call 027 6936 300. Gift vouchers available.

PADDLEBOARD (SUP) YOGA summer classes. The perfect Xmas pressie. Or a brand new paddle board. Explore your playground! Call Wanaka Kayaks SUP & Sail for more info. Ph 0800 926 925. www.wanakakayaks.co.nz

MY BABY SUMMER TOUR Bullock Bar this Saturday night from 9pm. A show not to be missed!

LEATHER COUCH 3 SEATER for sale - Still got plenty of life left in it, ideal for flat or first home. Offers welcome so pick up a bargain. Text 027 5909 829 for a viewing.

SALE AT CHRISTOFER ROBYN QUILTS. We will be closed from December 20th - 29th when our summer sale begins. Great bargains on all stock. 641 Ballantyne Road (airport end). Tel 443 1810.

AURIC MAGNETIC HEALING can help speed up your healing, clear EMF damage, repair leaks to your energy, promote deep relaxation and provide insight and clarity on physical, emotional and spiritual issues. Call Christine to book an appointment 0276 936 300.

ASPIRING MASSAGE ANNUAL XMAS SPECIAL! $60 until Dec 24th. Gift certificates included valid for 6 months. Trevor Bailey certified Massage Therapist since 1994. USA/NZ. Deep tissue - relaxation. Phone 443 2993 or 0274 222 455. www.aspiringmassagewanaka.co.nz

RUBYS CINEMA & BAR STAFF NEEDED - Duty Manager preferred. Must have excellent customer service skills. Please call in to meet Jordi between 3 and 6pm.  

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.

NAIROBI TRIO BACK IN WANAKA for a night of upbeat energy Jazz 10th January 7pm Peak Function Centre. Book online www.eventfinder.co.nz/nairobitrio After 25 years of performing the Trio are still NZ's favourite Jazz entertainers.

FIKA (FEE-KA) SWEDISH COFFEE BREAK. Fresh. Pure. Natural. Nordic coffee culture. Coffee from only $1.00 NZD and our swedelicious $5.00 Fika combos! Open Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm and Saturday 10am - 4pm. 1 Frederick Street, Wanaka. Follow us on Facebook! www.fika.co.nz

RENTAL: 4 bedroom family home available from end of January 2015. Long term/unfurnished. Fully fenced with garage. Close to schools. Pets negotiable. References required. Please call 027 3870 696 for more info.

GIFT TOWARD WELLNESS! VOUCHERS for therapeutic Lymphatic Clearance treatment and nurturing Lomi Lomi Massage ph Maryann 443 6463, 021 1101 160

WHITEBAIT EX HAAST $20 for 250gms. Ring 443 2909 or 021 2146 336.

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

TRY THIS TONGUE-TWISTER. What can I recycle at Wanaka Wastebusters? Glass, cardboard, plastic bottles, cans, paper, computers, cell-phones, appliances, scrap metal, veggie oil, clean polystyrene, car batteries, shrink wrap, eco-light bulbs, used engine oil, printer cartridges and re-chargeable batteries. Some I have to pay for, some are free, saving the earth makes me very hap-py. www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz for details.

COME LIVE WITH US - ONLY GIRL'S BEDS LEFT! Internet, house computer, 5 minute walk to town, live-in cleaner. $100 p/week plus bills. Phone 021 1877 944.

GARAGE SALE - kids toys only. DVDs, books, soft toys and games. 83 Meadowstone Drive. 9am - 12pm Saturday.

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

PURE VOUCHERS: Call us (or drop in) to order vouchers for your loved ones. Orders taken over phone and can pay by credit card or bank deposit. Ph 443 5969. We can post them on your behalf. Pure Skin Therapy 32 Warren Street, Wanaka. Ph 443 5969. 

GALLERY33. WE HAVE A fabulous selection of Xmas gifts –  jewellery, ceramics, glass & much more! Pop in and see the girls at G33! 33 Helwick Street. Ph 03 443 4330.

TO ALL OUR FABULOUS CUSTOMERS, The Good Spot on the corner of Anderson Road and Link way, will be closed from the 21st and will re-open on the 5th of January. We look forward to serving up more delicious food and coffee to you in the New Year. Heading out to Rhythm and Alps? We will see you there! Look for The Good Spot and you'll find the Good Stuff.

DRIVING LESSONS AVAILABLE. Class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Licences class 2, Endorsements, W, R, T. - P, V, D, F, Osh. Defensive driving. Ring Neville 0276 465 386 or home 443 2345.

TRAILER 7 X 4, COVERED, with shelves. Phone 443 1715 or 027 2240 662.

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

THE PHYSIO ROOM Core Classes are booking up fast for January, so email Kate: info@physioroom.co.nz or call 443 4949 to reserve your place. Check out the website www.physioroom.co.nz for new class times. Also Christmas special for all locals: free ACC or half price private for your first physio appointment.

CENTRAL LAKES PHYSIO: Your friendly team of experts who go the extra mile with long appointment times to get you back to the things you love to do. Give us a call on 443 1711.

HELLCAT CYCLES vintage cruiser bike rental for your staff Christmas party! Fun and affordable from $10/hour; group discounts available. Check out hellcatcycles.com or call 022 0696 387.

HOBIE CAT WANTED. All possibilities considered. Call Dominic - 027 2908 361.

MACROCARPA FENCING AND GATES. All types, best quality in Wanaka. Honest and friendly, call Martin 0210 2576 201, 03 443 6257 at Stonescapes.

WANAKA BEATS DJS: Nick Munday, Biff and Jiffy are raising money to build a broadcasting studio in Gin and Raspberry. The fundraiser is Saturday night in Gin and Raspberry from 6pm - late and they will be playing rock, funk, soul and dance. Come along and support them. Drinks specials all night and giveaways.  

TANDEM PARAGLIDING GIFT VOUCHERS. Give them a gift that will lift them off their feet! $199. Phone 0800 359 754. www.wanakaparagliding.co.nz

PRISTINE STEAMING - Professional garment steaming. Specialising in bridal, bridesmaids' dresses, suits, ball and evening gowns. Contact Neda 021 1612 885. pristinesteaming@gmail.com

ENGRAVING, KEY CUTTING, chipped car key copies all available from Wanaka Mitre 10. Ph 03 443 9137.

LANDSCAPING PROFESSIONAL - Dave Spedding (Dip Hort). Full service landscaping - 3D design, paving, lawns, planting plans & irrigation. Check out samples of our work at www.wanakalandscaping.co.nz Call 021 707 481 or 443 2721. Dave Spedding Landscaping - professional, reliable, competitive rates.

POSSUM PILLOWS, DUVETS, throws all 100% locally trapped and made. Possum hotwater bottle covers. Perfect Xmas present. 67 Brownston St. Ph 443 9999. Shoe Repair Shop.

FREE "GARAGE SALE" SIGN, with your address on it, when you advertise your garage sale in the Messenger. ($5 deposit required.)

ASPIRING POOLS & SPAS would like to wish all their clients a very Happy Christmas and a splashing New Year. We will be closed over the holiday period so please come in and see us at 56 Anderson Road before the 24th Dec for any pool or spa chemical requirements you might have over the festive period to ensure you get the most out of your pool and spa. Happy hols and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year from the 5th Jan.

HOUSE RENTAL REQUIRED. 1 - 2 bedrooms for salary paid professional starting mid December or January. Long or short term. Please phone Joanne on 021 420 604.

BARISTA BARISTA BARISTA Beanie Cafe requires a barista for immediate start. Please call in. Experience required. 71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

GIVE A GREAT EXPERIENCE this Xmas! $129 for a 20min trial flight over Lake Wanaka where you get to fly the aircraft with an instructor, plus take a friend along for free! Call Wanaka Flight Training on 443 4043 for a gift voucher.

LUGGATE COMMUNITY XMAS PICNIC. Sunday 21st Dec 3pm. Gather at the BBQ in the park behind the hall. Santa will visit. Luggate Community Assn will provide meat and bread. Bring something to share for the picnic, what you want to sit on, and named presents for your children. If it's wet, meet in the hall instead.

NEED WORK? Require an experienced, motivated housekeeper to join a leading Wanaka accommodation business. Must be available 9am - 4pm, 5 days a week. Send your CV to: hotel2014@hotmail.com

CLEANER - CASUAL/PART TIME for our busy Xmas period till approximately end Feb, but could be extended. Phone Trish 443 1662.

HOUSE WANTED TO RENT by a mature business couple and their 5 year old son. We have purchased a business and are shifting to Wanaka mid January. Unfurnished 3/4 bedroom home, for a long term lease is required. Phone 443 9488.

HUGE GARAGE SALE OF fishing gear. Waders, rods, reels, spinning fly, bags etc Saturday 10am - 1pm. 31 Brownston Street.

BUBBLES MAKE GREAT GIFTS! Get the whole family frothing! Special deals all summer for mix and wands that make gigantic bubbles! Locally made, easily posted too! Call/text 021 400 857. Code word Big Bubbles!

REGALE CHRISTMAS LILLIES available now at Caltex Wanaka. Cut flower bunches and potted flowering plants, fresh from our growers.

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES - dug fresh daily - Available at Selectrix.

GENERAL CARTAGE AND CRANE HIRE, call Ash at Lakeland Contracting to discuss your needs today 443 5049. "Lifting your expectations."

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN'S LOCALS card draw every Friday at 7pm. It is up to $300. Last week's number was number 100. They could have won $250. Got to be in bar to win.

STOCKING STUFFERS! Base just received an awesome range of candles, vases, desk tidys and more! Come check out the new range from $9.99.      

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BURT.RITOS, we are turning 1! As a thank you for all the love and support this year, we invite you down to Burt.Ritos, 51 Brownston St, 5-7 on Thursday the 18th to celebrate this monumental occasion. We have the awesome local Robbie McCulloch playing, free Masa Cookies, Horchata, Aqua de Jamaica and Cake! Come sit in the sun and have some fun Burt.Ritos style. Follow us on Facebook at Burt.Ritos and Instagram @burt_ritos for updates. Don't forget Fish Taco nights, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

LOCALS COME ON IN and see us for a 15% discount on R & A tickets. Bastille, Shapeshifter and The Funkhunters at Rhythm & Alps this New Year. We're in the Mall opposite New World. 

$1000 4SQUARE VOUCHER to be won this Thursday night at 8pm. Get down to the Bullock Bar and into the draw. Last chance before the big draw.

PART TIME MUSIC TEACHER wanted, beginning in February. Phone Ann-Marie on 021 1197 811 or email CV to: ann_marie@classicallymusic.co.nz

NATASHIA B ART WORX exhibiting at Workshop 74, 74 Golf Course Rd. Open Mon/Tue/Wed 11am - 2pm from15th December till 21st January, otherwise viewing by appointment. www.natashiab.co.nz

LOOKING TO BUILD NEXT YEAR? CBG Quality Construction specialise in new builds, alterations and turning your dreams into a reality. For more information visit www.cbgconstruction.co.nz or call 03 443 4684 to arrange a no obligation meeting with Clint and Emma. 

CHERRIES - I HAVE VOUCHERS you can send for a special Xmas gift. Text or phone Leigh on 027 2213 305.

PROPERTY MANAGER - PART TIME. Housemart Wanaka 2014. Part-time person needed to assist our very busy Property Manager. 20hrs/week with flexible working hours. Duties will include property inspections, property viewings, compiling electronic reports and customer services. Email: len@housemart.co.nz Post: Attention Len, Housemart, PO Box 606, Wanaka 9343.

FOR SALE - BBQ 4 BURNER $50. TV Panasonic Plasma 42" 3yrs old $200. Caravan mattress double, as new. Phone 027 2291 157.

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

PULSE BAR FRIDAY 19TH DECEMBER last Kiwi Poker night. 7pm start. $100 first prize. No buy in. Free to play. Saturday 20th December DJ Benthamism from 10pm - 2.30am. Ghetto funk and DnB.

WAIT STAFF, CHEF DE PARTIE and Commis Chef required at The Landing for the summer season. Drop off your CV or call Rob on 022 1883 977.

ROZ, TY AND THE CREW AT LONESTAR Wanaka would like to wish all our locals a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We will be opening for lunch from Boxing Day, with a great outdoor area for you to enjoy and a playground for the kids so you can relax. Have a good one! 

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.

FANTASTIC CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FOR BIKE LOVERS: colourful stylish helmets, Brooks leather saddles, grips and trouser-straps, wicker and wire baskets, and beautiful classic bicycles from only $710. Good Rotations Bicycle Shop, 34 Anderson Road, Wanaka, www.goodrotations.co  03 443 4349. Tuesday to Friday 12-6pm & one-off Saturday December 20th, 10am-1pm.

ORTHODONTIST BASED IN WANAKA Peter Dysart - Registered specialist Orthodontist. Practice now relocated from Dunedin and all services fully based in Wanaka. Referral not required. Phone 443 7929. Email: pdortho@xtra.co.nz 25B Russell Street.

MILK & BREAD SPECIALS at Caltex Wanaka - today and every day. Pams milk 2 x 2L only $7.50. Golden Bake bread 2 loaves only $3.20. Caltex open 6am - 11pm daily.

SUP PADDLEBOARDS FOR SALE. The perfect Xmas pressie. A free intro lesson with every paddle-board sale! Contact Wanaka Kayaks 0800 926 925.

KAHU YOUTH TRUST NEEDS adult helpers for our fundraiser at the start of Rhythm and Alps, 30th December. Please phone Graham Berry 021 320 920.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN'S GREAT family dining. Kids menu and coffee to takeaway or have in. Bottle store and take aways shop and to top if off we have great leather couches in our public bar. Come and sit back in comfort and watch the rugby on the big screen. We have it all at the Alby.

ATTENTION MUMS AND BUBS! - Here is something to consider - Kangatraining. Group exercise classes for mums wearing their babies. Coming to Wanaka early next year - watch this space...

USED CANOLA OIL TO GIVE AWAY, 3x200 litre drums to remove by this Friday 19th. Will need to bring the "heavies" to lift, contact Peter at Lake Bar 021 689 533.

NEED A SPARKY - Building or renovating? For all heating, electrical and PV solar, call Brent, registered electrician on 027 9561 030 or email brentmillarelectrical@gmail.com

$5 PINTS OF BEER every day from 5 till 6pm at the Bullock Bar. 

BEEF EATER BBQS AT THE YARD, for the serious and seasoned Wanaka barbecuers! From the retro Bugg to a full outdoor kitchen, The Yard can enhance your outdoor cooking experience.14 Reece Cres. Ph 443 5069. www.theyardcentral.co.nz        

HOUSE FOR PRIVATE SALE, Hawea Flat, 1/2 acre, 4 bedrooms. If you want shiny and new this is not the place for you. The house is 100 years old, $120,000 worth of renovations have been done, great young family home, new roof, new exterior, roof insulation, new wiring, plumbing, carpet, kitchen lino and work bench, lovely homely character. Call Sandy 021 2451 904.

FREEVIEW DECODERS FROM $99, installed to existing dish for only $50 more. Dishes installed from $295. Decoder and Dish installed $395. All prices include GST. Barnett's Radio and TV Service, your local satellite TV specialists. Electronic equipment repaired, including plasma and LCD TVs. Phone 443 7961, 021 737 247 - www.wanakatv.co.nz

BIG BOYS TOYS. Remote control cars, planes, quadcopters, boats. Check out our huge range at Transport & Toy Museum.

FOR LEASE - WORKSHOP OFFICE PLUS. Street frontage Anderson Road. Available February 2015. Phone 443 7774 or 443 2024.

SUE AND THE MATERIAL GIRLS would like to thank all their clients for their support through the year and wish you all a safe and Merry Christmas. We will be closed from Tuesday 23rd December reopening and resuming normal trading hours on Monday January 5th.

SOUTH AMERICA Mountain Bike Tours with Latin Link. Bike the Andes Argentina - Peru 19 May. Bike Ecuador -Colombia 4 June. Call Gary or Fran on 443 5036. www.latinlink.co.nz 

FREE WATER SKI LESSON with every slalom water ski purchased from Racers Edge, plus purchase any Wakeboard and get 1 x free membership to Wakeboard NZ. Come see us instore today. Racers Edge powered by Torpedo 7, 99 Ardmore St, Wanaka. Ph: 443 7882.

RELAXATION MASSAGE WITH MADDISON $60 for 1 hour. NZCM qualified. Taking bookings for 15th - 22nd December, then back into it 5th January. Call/text 027 8462 399. Christmas gift vouchers also available.

ORGANIC BREADS, French pastries, wine, chutney, jam and pickles at the Wanaka Farmers Market from 3pm at Pembroke Park this Thursday.

3RD BIRTHDAY PARTY at Urban Grind this Friday night. DJ Chris J from 5pm. Come try our new jugs and jars in our re-vamped courtyard.

SHINGLE CREEK COLLECTABLES - Old Shingle Creek Tavern - Open 3 days. Friday 19th - Sunday 21st Dec. Neat memorable gift Ideas. Gift vouchers. Beautiful vintage dishes & tableware. Dinner sets. Crystalware. Collectables. Anything old & Interesting. The shop is loaded. Open from 11am. All enquiries phone 03 446 8610. Always buying, always selling.

BEN THE PAINTER - no job too big or too small - Ph 0204 0133 350.

ON FEBRUARY 27, 2007, INCHEON declared itself an "English City," and inaugurated the "Incheon Free English Zone" program. The goal of the program is to make Incheon as much an English speaking city as Hong Kong and Singapore, in order to establish Incheon as a commercial and business hub of northeast Asia. The Messenger is available in Incheon online at www.mymessenger.co.nz

TO ALL OUR FANTASTIC CUSTOMERS, Coffee Cure will closed from the 25th of December, and will re-open on the 5th of January. Thank you for your custom and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year!

KIDS BIRTHDAY? Come celebrate with us at Lonestar Wanaka with our awesome playground and birthday treats for your little one to make their day super special. Team it up with a movie at Rubys and take the stress out of party planning, let us do the work.

REDBULL & RUBYS PRESENT. 'On Any Sunday: The Next Generation' screening on Thursday 18th at 6:15pm for all motorbike lovers. Call us on 443 6901 to hold your seat.

FISHER & PAYKEL FRIDGE for sale. Ideal second or beer fridge. 1.4h x .65. $250 ono. Phone 443 7998.

HOUSE FOR RENT IN ALBERT TOWN - 3 large bedrooms, fully fenced with access to community pool. $180/night, available 24th December to 10th January. Phone 021 942 296.

3 - 4 BEDROOM HOUSE WANTED for mid April to early December 2015. Please email Dean Hunter: dean@rookieacademy.com or text 021 403 076.

PURE CHRISTMAS: Gay, Clair, Rene, Jen, Ange & Sarah would like to wish all our clients a Merry Christmas. Wishing all health and happiness in 2015. Pure Skin Therapy, 32 Warren Street, Wanaka. Ph 443 5969. We are closed Saturday 27th December and stat days only.

PAY IT FORWARD! Nominate someone deserving for the Re/max Christmas Hamper! Come into the office cnr Helwick and Dunmore Streets today! Winner drawn 23rd. 03 443 0150.

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

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.

CLEANER - CASUAL/PART TIME for our busy Xmas period till approximately end Feb, but could be extended. Phone Trish 443 1662.

STAFF WANTED. We are looking for extra staff, due to the increased patronage, to join our dynamic team at the Trout Bar. Chef, Sous Chef and Duty Manager. If you are qualified in the above positions please call in to the Trout with your CV or email your CV to: troutbar14@gmail.com

HOBIE CAT WANTED. All possibilities considered. Call Dominic - 027 2908 361.

OPTIMUM HIGH SPEED BLENDERS and cold press juicers for sale. These blenders surpass the vitamix in quality and are only $499. Cold Press Juicers from $299. Call Christine on 0276 936 300 or info@alignedtolife.com

WANAKLEAN DOG - Grooming, clipping and bathing. Right here in Wanaka! Call Emily on 027 5110 282 to make an appointment.

RACERS EDGE IS PROUD to announce we are the official bike leg sponsor of Challenge Wanaka for 2015. For all your bike servicing and repairs, come and see our qualified mechanics Willem, Grant, Rick, Mat and Luke. Race approval bike checks for helmets and bikes begin Friday 6th Feb 2015. Racers Edge powered by Torpedo 7, 99 Ardmore St, Wanaka. Ph: 443 7882.

TO ALL OUR FABULOUS CUSTOMERS, The Good Spot, 34 Anderson Road, is taking a break over the holidays, and will be closed from the 22nd December, re-opening again on the 5th January. Thanks for your custom, you're awesome!

NEW TIME! YOGA/MEDITATION: Wednesday 5:30-7pm, Wanaka Wellness Centre - 24 Dungarvon St. 3rd,10th,17th Dec. Back on 7th Jan. Robyn 022 1887 654.

'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.

NEED A CLEANUP AROUND THE garden, lawns, trees, hedges, weeds, repairs, rubbish removal? Phone Steven 443 4944 or 022 3054 572.

MY BABY SUMMER TOUR Bullock Bar this Saturday night from 9pm. A show not to be missed!

WHO'S BEEN TO ARCHANGEL, Swallows Crossing or Bannock Brae? There are lots of fabulous local wine stories that we want to share with you! www.wanakawinetours.com Ph: 0800 WINETRAIL (946 387).

WANTED. MARINA BERTH on inside of marina for rent from December until end of March. Please phone Adam Spiers 443 4459 or 021 726 321.

MISSION WOW WOMEN'S MTB clinics, powered by Be-Spoked. Learn skills, gain confidence, meet others, explore trails. All levels. Wednesday 6-8pm, $119 for 6 weeks, starts 14 Jan 2015 with maintenance and Maude Wine at Outside Sports Bike. Online registration www.be-spoked.co.nz/ladies

URBAN MOUNTAIN BUGGY, child's readybed, cot quilt, 7 fin heater, single bed and mattress (suitable crib), 6 bottle wine rack, large rollerbag with handle, Gardena outdoor shower. Phone 0210 2788 557.

CYCLE TO WORK, cruise around town in style or get the perfect holiday home vehicle at your local urban and electric-bike specialist Good Rotations Bicycle Shop. Classics & commuters from Pilen, Linus, Viva, Creme, Surly, Avanti. Electric-bikes from Pedego, Moustache, Smartmotion, Scott. Lekkie electric motor conversion kits. 34 Anderson Road, Wanaka, www.goodrotations.co  03 443 4349. Tuesday to Friday 12-6pm & one-off Saturday 20 Dec 10am-1pm.

3 SINGLE BEDS.Ideal for holiday homes. Must sell by Thurs 18th Dec. $30 each. Also good extension ladder $80. Can deliver. Ph 443 1446 or 022 0241 908

CHRISTMAS WREATH and table displays. Fragrant, long lasting and personalised. Call Rebecca on 443 1243 to order. Free delivery.

HOLDEN COMMODORE SV6 2010 100km, 4 new tyres, 2 new spares, excellent condition, one owner, fully serviced Ph 021 2625 629

WAITSTAFF AND BARSTAFF REQUIRED now at the Lake Hawea Hotel. Send an email to: info@lakehawea.co.nz or pop in.

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

PROPERTY MANAGER - PART TIME. Housemart Wanaka 2014. Part-time person needed to assist our very busy Property Manager. 20hrs/week with flexible working hours. Duties will include property inspections, property viewings, compiling electronic reports and customer services. Email: len@housemart.co.nz Post: Attention Len, Housemart, PO Box 606, Wanaka 9343.

PULSE BAR FRIDAY 19TH DECEMBER last Kiwi Poker night. 7pm start. $100 first prize. No buy in. Free to play. Saturday 20th December DJ Benthamism from 10pm - 2.30am. Ghetto funk and DnB.

SILKWORM CLOTHING ALTERATIONS available for: hems, ins, outs and emergency bridal party needs. Ring Melissa 021 2157 136. Closed 22nd to 26th December.

HANDYMAN SERVICE - Anything from cleaning gutters to custom built gates and fences, pergolas, decks, engineering and repairs, shade sails. "You name it - we'll do it". Handy Solutions. Phone 443 4078 or 0272 080 175 or 0274 573 539.

CELEBRATE IN STYLE AT BISTRO GENTIL 10 course New Years Eve degustation dinner. One to remember! Book your seat now to get your preferred seating time. 03 443 2299. www.bistrogentil.co.nz

CAKES OF WANAKA are now taking pre orders for your yummy Christmas treats. Chocolate whiskey cakes, cheesecakes, macarons and much more. Pop into our shop on the lakefront.

JOYEUX NOEL BONNE ANNEE. Thank you for dining and celebrating with us this year. It has been a pleasure seeing so many locals among our loyal customers. Wishing you the very best. The team at Bistro Gentil.

LUGGATE HOTEL HAS Tony Kerr playing live 19th Dec from 9pm.

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

BARISTA/FRONT OF HOUSE required at Federal Diner. Come in with your CV in the afternoon. 

WANAKA FARMERS MARKET from 10am - 2pm at Pembroke Park this Sunday. Hope to see you there.

FOR SALE - TRAILER 6 X 4 steel, ply deck, spare wheel, rego and warranted. $550 ono. Phone 265 3083.

FOR RENT - 1 BEDROOM FLAT, Albert Town. Modern, quiet, private garden. Suit single professional. No pets. Minimum 12 months. $195/week plus utilities. Phone 443 9114.

DEBZ FOR HAIR $100 cut and colour, open between Xmas and New Year. Phone 443 6624.

WAIT STAFF, CHEF DE PARTIE and Commis Chef required at The Landing for the summer season. Drop off your CV or call Rob on 022 1883 977.

BIKE-PACKING AND CYCLE-TOURING – the perfect summer escape! Discover a quality selection of adventure bikes & accessories at Good Rotations Bicycle Shop: touring & bike-packing with Surly, Salsa, Avanti and Scott bikes. Ortlieb panniers, Revelate framebags, Spot GPS messenger. 34 Anderson Road, Wanaka, www.goodrotations.co  03 443 4349. Tuesday to Friday 12-6pm & one-off Saturday December 20th, 10am-1pm.

KAHU YOUTH TRUST IS LOOKING for a volunteer treasurer. Full training and ongoing assistance available. Would suit someone who wants to help and be involved in this great charity and who may have done accounts before. Please phone Graham Berry 443 2854.

THE SPICE ROOM IS OPEN on Xmas, Boxing and New Years Day. No surcharge. Bookings recommended.

3RD BIRTHDAY PARTY at Urban Grind this Friday night. DJ Chris J from 5pm. Come try our new jugs and jars in our re-vamped courtyard.

METAL WINE/SPIRIT SCREW TOP caps earn $$$ for Cure Kids. Please save them and bring into Caltex Wanaka - supporting CureKids.

VETLIFE WANAKA SALE! 25% off selected beds, 20% off car harnesses, travel cages, collapsible crates and toys. 30% off selected Eukanuba foods. Merry Christmas from the Vetlife team. Phone 443 6409.

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

IF YOU WANT SOMETHING LIFTED or shifted, give Ash at Lakeland Contracting a call now 443 5049. "Lifting your expectations."

BEN THE PAINTER - no job too big or too small - Ph 0204 0133 350.

RECYCLING BINS OVERFLOWING? Bring them down to Wanaka Wastebusters. We recycle glass, cardboard, paper, plastic bottles (1-7) and cans, and charge just $1 per standard bin full to cover costs. Open 9am - 5pm, 7 days, corner Ballantyne and Riverbank Rds. www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz

CHRISTMAS LILLIES freshly cut, available now at Caltex. We have fresh North Island Longifloriums and South Island Regale Lillies.

WANAKA MITRE 10 NOW HAS loose landscaping products. Compost $29.90. Topsoil $24.99. Bark chips from $35. Schist chips $49.95. All products sold per scoop. Wanaka Mitre 10. Phone 443 9137.

TONY WELLMAN ELECTRICAL takes pride in its work. Phone us on 0274 382 352.              

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN FRIDAY happy hour from 5.30 until 6.30pm. Low alcohol beer on tap. Free bar snacks. Raffles. Pokies! Courtesy coach ph 443 4545. 

A CALLING TO ALL WOMEN of Wanaka to come together to take time to create, clarify and define your voyage into 2015. This `Create Your Life' workshop (non-residential) is full of abundant and juicy content which will support you to navigate your boat to new shores and experiences. Come and join us 9th - 11th of Jan at the Riverhouse Wanaka. www.retreatsforthesoul.co.nz $295.00 (per person). $220.00 (if you bring a friend). 1 scholarship available.

LAKE HAWEA $395k house for sale. Spacious, sunny, 3.5 bedrooms, 2 living areas, 2 bathrooms, easy flow to spacious flat section. 150m2 house plus new 40m2 timber garage on 1150m2 unlandscaped, fenced section. Phone Warren 443 4499, 027 2050 304.

HOUSE FOR NIGHTLY RENT - Lake Hawea. 3 bedroom. $150 p/n. Weekly rates available. Call 027 3222 170 for more info.

RUBYS CINEMA - Gift vouchers! The perfect Christmas present for staff, friends, or family.

SHARED OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE on Helwick Street. Cool office, great location. Perfect for on-the-go professionals looking for affordable space. Internet, power, boardroom, kitchen, bathroom, desk and chair all included. Contact Hamish at 0800 436 431 or info@geniewallet.co.nz

CHEF/COOK REQUIRED AT Florence's Foodstore and Cafe. 3 or 4 days a week from 7.30am to 3.30pm. Must be competent, experienced and food passionate. Please send CV to: info@florencesfoodstore.co.nz

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AT CHERRY MAY! A trip down memory lane. Antiques and collectables, festive baking and Christmas cheer... You'll find that unique present at 105 Ardmore Street from 4pm - 9pm on 22nd December.

ENGRAVING, KEY CUTTING, chipped car key copies all available from Wanaka Mitre 10. Ph 03 443 9137.

THE PHYSIO ROOM Core Classes are booking up fast for January, so email Kate: info@physioroom.co.nz or call 443 4949 to reserve your place. Check out the website www.physioroom.co.nz for new class times. Also Christmas special for all locals: free ACC or half price private for your first physio appointment.

LAKE WANAKA BABYSITTING are now taking bookings for Christmas and New Year! Gift vouchers now available! 443 4903 or  0272 913 138 www.lakewanakababysitting.co.nz

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

NEW SHOWROOM ART GALLERY upstairs Spencer Mall. Our locally represented artists may be found sketching or painting so you may view the art on display close up. New Furniture artist, Simon Jones. If closed, you can see all art from glass exterior and prices are on the window. Call in to our Wanaka Fine Art Main Gallery upstairs on Helwick Street to find out more or to purchase tickets to dinner at Bistro Gentil Sunday 28th Dec, after Christmas and before New Year for a wonderfully entertaining evening with 2012 Adams Portraiture winner, a Wanaka resident, Stephen Martyn Welch. Artist at the Table. $60pp.

AUTOMOTIVE ACCESSORIES at Caltex: oils, wiper blades, car batteries, car fresheners, wax, etc. View our full range - Caltex Wanaka.

FANCY A TREAT AFTER DINNER? Come to Patagonia Chocolates! We're extending our opening hours to 10pm during summer.

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

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

WANAKA POOL WILL BE CLOSED to the public Monday 22nd at 5pm. Aquafits last session is Wednesday 24th.

NEED A DOG GROOMER? The Soggy Dawg Pet Boutique & Spa - For all your pets grooming requirements, including a professional hydro bath, gift vouchers for Xmas, loyalty card & 5 star treatment for all your pets. Call/text Sheryl 0274 430 053. www.thesoggydawg.co.nz

AWESOME ARTS, COOL CRAFTS - all at the Sunday Market, Pembroke Park 10am. Gifts for your home, yourself and your friends!

TO ALL OUR FABULOUS CUSTOMERS, The Good Spot on the corner of Anderson Road and Link way, will be closed from the 21st and will re-open on the 5th of January. We look forward to serving up more delicious food and coffee to you in the New Year. Heading out to Rhythm and Alps? We will see you there! Look for The Good Spot and you'll find the Good Stuff.

REMOTE CONTROL CARS, boats, quadcopters, trucks. Agents for Tamiya Traxxas. All the top brands at Transport & Toy Museum.

DRIVING LESSONS AVAILABLE. Call Nicky at Aspiring Drivers. Wanaka's only qualified female driving instructor.  Friendly. Safe. Professional. Ph 021 0607 310.

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

LOOKING FOR A FREE AND FUN option for New Year? Rhythm & Alps music festival are looking for rockstar volunteers on 30 - 31 Dec 2014. Earn a festival pass, camping, meals and access to the Volunteer Zone in exchange for your time and energy. Register online at www.rhythmandalps.co.nz or email: jo@rhythmgroup.co.nz

TRAVELLERS TO INCHEON, South Korea will experience the Incheon International Airport, which has been voted the world's best for 9 consecutive years (from 2005-2013). If you happen to be passing through Incheon Airport, you can still read your weekly Messenger, at www.mymessenger.co.nz

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES - dug fresh daily - Available at Selectrix.

FARMERS CHECK OUT OUR range of drones. Quadcopters with Go-Pro cameras, ideal for checking stock and properties, at the Transport and Toy Museum, next to the Wanaka Airport.

MUSIC LESSONS - Registrations now open for Term 1 2015. Vocals, guitar, piano, songwriting. All ages and stages welcome! Contact: wanakamusiccentre@gmail.com or 021 400 857.

CLEANER AVAILABLE FOR residential or new builds. Windows or the whole house. Casual or regular cleaning. Call 027 4429 159.

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

GHD ROSE GOLD DELUXE Limited Edition, professional GHD V styler & GHD air hairdryer at Alice Hair! Great Christmas Present! Come see the girls at Alice. 443 5678.

HOUSEKEEPERS WANTED! Alpine Resort Wanaka is looking for housekeepers who are able to work till at least the end of February. Experience is not necessary. Please come into reception, 150 Anderson Rd or call 03 443 2325.

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

FREE "GARAGE SALE" SIGN, with your address on it, when you advertise your garage sale in the Messenger. ($5 deposit required.)

RENTAL PROPERTY NEEDED early January 2015. Responsible family of 4 needing a 3 bedroom house. Wanted for 6 - 12 months. Prefer Albert Town, Hawea, Luggate or Wanaka. Please contact Vicky on 027 3322 236.

SOUTH AMERICA - Small group tours to Ecuador, Galapagos, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina and Patagonia. Contact Latin Link. Ph 443 5036. www.latinlink.co.nz  

SCHOOL HOLIDAY CLUB, run by Community Networks, is looking for reliable and motivated volunteers to help us run the programme during the following dates: 17-18-19-22-23 December and from Monday 5 January until Friday 30 January. If you have a passion for helping others and enjoy children's company we need you! Please contact us on: shp@communitynetworks.co.nz or drop by CN and pick up a volunteer's pack. 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE THIS CHRISTMAS! Gift yourself or loved ones True organic skincare. Invest in optimal skin health. www.trueholisticbeauty.com

SAVAGE 17HMR THREADED RIFLE, includes rings & scope with free sling and extra 10 shot mag. Was $899.99 now $699.99. Hamills Wanaka, Helwick Street. Ph 443 8094.

KALEIDOSCOPE, HELWICK ST has Royal Doulton Bunnykins baby plates and Buzzy Bees plus baby sheep skins for the little ones.

WOODYS POOL COMP EVERY Thursday at 7pm. Free entry and cash prizes. Free pool every day 4 - 7pm and great drink specials.

BODY - FACE - FEET - BLISS Gift vouchers, summer packages 20% off sale until12 January. Two professional therapists bringing you the best of both worlds under one roof. Health/healing and beauty... massage/deep tissue/relaxation/Chi Nei Tsang or Auric magnetic healing with Christine. Beauty therapy with Sylvia - Guinot facials, anti-aging or fruit acid peels. Foot treatments to get rid of cracked heels and get your feet ready for summer. For booking packages call Christine 027 6936 300 or Sylvia 021 1990 222.

NEED WORK? Require an experienced, motivated housekeeper to join a leading Wanaka accommodation business. Must be available 9am - 4pm, 5 days a week. Send your CV to: hotel2014@hotmail.com

BAR MANAGER AND DUTY MANAGER needed at Gin and Raspberry. Must have previous experience, hold a valid Duty Manager's certificate and cocktail knowledge. Immediate start. Email CV to: ginandraspberry@gmail.com

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: 'geroppa' (get-upper) meaning 'sickly drunk'. Don't be a 'geroppa' this holiday. I've learned, I tell ya! Merry Xmas from Sasanoki.

TRAILER 7 X 4, COVERED, with shelves. Phone 443 1715 or 027 2240 662.

WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR NEW YEAR? Rhythm & Alps music festival are looking for rockstar volunteers on 30th - 31st Dec 2014. Earn a festival pass, camping, meals and access to the Volunteer Zone exchange for your time and energy. Register online at www.rhythmandalps.co.nz or email: jo@rhythmgroup.co.nz

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

PRANA CLOTHING HAS ARRIVED! Only at MT Outdoors. Let the girls help sort out your summer ensemble of super elegant active garments, dresses, skirts and tops.

CHRISTMAS IS COMING! Base has heaps of sweet Christmas gifts for everyone starting from $9.99.

GALLERY33. Our current exhibition line up, Line Up, Line Up is looking fantastic – be sure to pop in and check out this fabulous group show including local guest artists!

BERRIES FOR CHRISTMAS! The Berry Farm's new owners, Simon and Lorna, welcome your orders for strawberries, raspberries, blueberries. Christmas orders by December 22. Phone your order on 443 7751. If we are out in the berry patch...leave your name, number, order and pickup date.

WANAKA DISTRICTS CLUB - Xmas Buffet $25 per person. Saturday 20th December from 6pm plus bonus Xmas cash draw. $600 must be won on the night between 6 - 8pm.

LAST CHANCE FOR LATE NIGHT Friday shopping at Wanaka Wastebusters. We're open 9am - 8.30pm on Friday 19th December. Take the stress out of Christmas shopping at the shop that doesn't cost the earth. Corner Ballantyne and Riverbank Rds. www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz

FOR SALE: MEN'S GIANT mountain bike and helmet. Good condition. Men's left handed golf clubs with bag and trolley. As new condition. To inspect phone 443 8894.

WANAKA BEATS DJS: Nick Munday, Biff and Jiffy are raising money to build a broadcasting studio in Gin and Raspberry. The fundraiser is Saturday night in Gin and Raspberry from 6pm - late and they will be playing rock, funk, soul and dance. Come along and support them. Drinks specials all night and giveaways.  

PROMINENT COFFEE BAR FOR SALE, situated in the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. Successful business with loyal customer base. For more info call 021 349 246 or email coffeewithflair@hotmail.co.nz. Trademe Ref# 818590339

HELLCAT CYCLES vintage cruiser bike rental for your staff Christmas party! Fun and affordable from $10/hour; group discounts available. Check out hellcatcycles.com or call 022 0696 387.

THE YARD - STOCKISTS OF ENGLISH HAND-FORGED gardening tools with a lifetime guarantee! Also other quality brands – Bull Dog, Wolf Garten, Wilson. Come and visit us for all your landscaping requirements at The Yard, 14 Reece Cres. Ph 443 5069. www.theyardcentral.co.nz       

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

FOR RENT, LAKE HAWEA: 3.5 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 living areas, spacious, sunny, double garage. Phone Warren 443 4499, 0272 0504 304.

HOUSE FOR RENT. 3 bedrooms, unfurnished, Manuka Cres. $350. Phone 443 7089.

GIVE SOME MICRO LOVE this year with our microgreens home growing kits. Know someone who's been nice? Find a green gift for them at: shop.mayjermicrogreens.co.nz or call us on 021 0372 638.

DRIVING LESSONS MAKE A GREAT Christmas present! Vouchers available from Aspiring Drivers. Call Nicky on 021 0607 310.

WALLPAPER HANGING SPECIALISTS. View our work at "Feature Walls Wanaka" Facebook or Google. Phone 03 443 5802 or 0210 2389 097.

BARISTA BARISTA BARISTA Beanie Cafe requires a barista for immediate start. Please call in. Experience required. 71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

$5 PINTS OF BEER every day from 5 till 6pm at the Bullock Bar. 

WHITEBAIT EX HAAST $20 for 250gms. Ring 443 2909 or 021 2146 336.

WANAKLEAN DOG - Grooming, clipping and bathing. Right here in Wanaka! Call Emily on 027 5110 282 to make an appointment.

NEED A TRUCK TO CART ANYTHING? Tidy up your garden, splitters bark and woodchips for sale. 5m3 tiptruck, cartage, rubbish removal. No job too big or too small. For free quotes phone Richard 0210 8520 336 or email: beelirene@gmail.com

RAYBANS AT BASE. We have a huge range of Rayban sunglasses as well as Oakley, Smith, Electric, VZ and more. Get your sunnies at Base starting from $29.99!

THE NATIONAL THEATRE: A Streetcar Named Desire - at Rubys this week. Do not miss this one. Limited season.

2004 SUBARU OUTBACK LLB, 3.0cc, 130,000km with full registration and WOF. Excellent condition, dark green, half leather interior. Call 021 890 810 or 443 7816.

HOUSEKEEPER WANTED FOR THE SUMMER. Now until end of February. 20 hours a week plus, for boutique lodge close to downtown Wanaka. Looking for someone sole charge of small team. Good hourly rate. Apply in writing: frantate54@gmail.com or text 021 634 478.

GILBERT VAN REENEN'S original distinctive archival photographic prints make stunning decor art and ideal gifts. Phone 443 7951 or see www.cleangreen.co.nz

NATASHIA B ART WORX exhibiting at Workshop 74, 74 Golf Course Rd. Open Mon/Tue/Wed 11am - 2pm from15th December till 21st January, otherwise viewing by appointment. www.natashiab.co.nz

AWESOME GARAGE SALE. Includes antiques, tools, lights, heaters, dinner set, various furniture, collectables. All very reasonably priced. Must go. Sat 20th 9am. 149 Noema Tce, Lake Hawea. Ph 443 1020.

SUE AND THE MATERIAL GIRLS would like to thank all their clients for their support through the year and wish you all a safe and Merry Christmas. We will be closed from Tuesday 23rd December reopening and resuming normal trading hours on Monday January 5th.

FOR SALE: BRICKS 550 plus unused Monier Redbourne. Great for a bbq fireplace or landscaping, $140. Ph 0274 391 697.

TANDEM PARAGLIDING GIFT VOUCHERS. Give them a gift that will lift them off their feet! $199. Phone 0800 359 754. www.wanakaparagliding.co.nz

IAN'S GARDENING SERVICES. Weeding, pruning, edging, mowing. Phone 0210 8102 781 or 443 8563.

ROZ, TY AND THE CREW AT LONESTAR Wanaka would like to wish all our locals a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We will be opening for lunch from Boxing Day, with a great outdoor area for you to enjoy and a playground for the kids so you can relax. Have a good one! 

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.

ACTION AUTOMOTIVE WOULD LIKE TO wish you all a very Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2015. We would like to thank our customers for their support throughout this year, and let you know we will be closed from December 24th through January 5th.

WANAKA TRIKE TOURS GIFT VOUCHERS available now - the perfect gift for Christmas. Ph: 443 5355. Email: wanakatrike@xtra.co.nz www.wanakatriketours.co.nz

AT RHYTHM & ALPS WE'RE DOING a cheaper deal for locals. Get 15% off your R & A festival ticket at our office in the Mall opposite New World. 

CHERRIES ARE LATE THIS YEAR but I hope to be on deck from 22nd of December at Anderson Road. Cherry stall.

BROTHER ELECTRIC SEWING MACHINE. Older model. Very good condition $180. Sack barrow. Neumatic tyres $40. Phone 443 7304.

SUBARU 2005 OUTBACK 2.5LT. 145,000kms. $8500. Phone 021 476 618.

LONG TERM RENTAL REQUIRED for executive couple. We are looking for a 3+ bedroom unfurnished property for long term rental from the end of January 2015 for up to two years and have a budget of up to $600 per week for the right property. Ideally we would like the ability to have a vegetable garden and the house be well insulated and sunny. References are available for us and our small very house trained dog and cat. Phone 443 2801.

HAPPY HOUNDS dog walking, day care and inhouse minding. Socialisation, stimulation and fun for your canine friend. Call Jo 021 330 330.

RICH THE CABINETMAKER. Taking orders now for 2015. We specialise in timber for: doors, stairs, bookshelves, tables, cabinets and more. Custom made locally. View at www.tinyurl.com/richwanaka Phone 0275 263 695. AH 443 8951.

LOCAL HONEY, WINE, Merino lamb, olive oil and organic eggs at the Wanaka Farmers Market from 3pm at Pembroke Park this Thursday.

GIVE THE GIFT OF HEALTH AND FITNESS at ProActive Gym this Christmas. Come into 17 Plantation Rd and give the gift of health and fitness to your friends and loved ones. Many gift cards options and values available. Ph 443 6500. 

BIG BOYS TOYS. Remote control cars, planes, quadcopters, boats. Check out our huge range at Transport & Toy Museum.

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

WANAKA MARINE CHRISTMAS GIFTS IN STORE: Fishing rods & accessories. Life jackets, vests, neoprene vests, ski gloves and ski ropes. Epirb with free gift. Boat wash & polish. Safety torch, flares, waterproof cell phone pouches. Knives for the boat. VHF radios, fish finders & GPS. Hunting knives, clothing, pouches, packs, day packs. All at Wanaka Marine & Sport, 54 Anderson Road, Wanaka.

YES, A YEAR HAS GONE BY! Rika the Hair Fairy would like to wish all her clients a very Merry Xmas and a happy New Year. Please call or text 027 3169 463 for 2015 appointments.

GOT VISITORS? IN TOWN FOR A FEW DAYS? Keen to do something new? Explore beautiful Wanaka and surrounds on an electric Pedego bike, or a fun Surly Fatbike. Good Rotations Bicycle Shop, 34 Anderson Road, www.goodrotations.co, call us anytime to book your bike 03 443 4349 or 027 8747 377.

FOR SALE: ANDRE RIEU DVD, brand new, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" $30. Ideal Christmas present for Mother. Please phone 443 7665.