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2 December 2015



SEEKING KITTEN TO ADOPT, white with markings preferred, but open to anything. Please let me know if any available, 027 8466 846.

WANT A FUN JOB THIS SUMMER? Positions still available at Cardrona for summer. Lift attendants, baristas, chefs, cooks, bike mechanic and bike instructors. Apply online employment.cardrona.com

BUILDING APPRENTICE looking to transfer to Wanaka in January! Do you need an extra hand? I have my own tools, transport, and accommodation ready to go. Please call Geoff 027 7386 145.

WOMEN'S MOUNTAIN BIKE SKILLS CLINICS with Mission WOW and Be-Spoked for beginner - intermediate levels. Want to learn skills, gain confidence, step up your riding with next level PMBI qualified coaches? Weekend course 5th and 6th Dec, 9am - 12pm, $105 a session. Online registration www.missionwow.org

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

CLINICAL SPACE IS AVAILABLE NOW in central Wanaka. If you are a practitioner looking for a great space we have contract and casual hireage and two rooms as well as weekday or weekend hireage. Easy access for your clients. Come and join our great team by calling 0275 343 497.

CALTEX WANAKA, PROUD TO SUPPORT: Curekids, Community Networks Foodbank, Wanaka Primary School playground, Ruby Island BBQ, Wanaka Coastguard fuel, Wanaka Community Patrol fuel. Looking after our community, Caltex Wanaka.

FLATMATE WANTED - a double bedroom with built-in wardrobe available in a sunny modern 4 bedroom house. Looking for a mature male over 25 years old. Must be clean, tidy, responsible and easygoing. Ph 0273 184 070.

JOANNE STRACHAN - FIORDLAND LANDSCAPE ARTIST in residence at Dublin Bay Pottery. Phone 0274 939 396 for any enquiries.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A JOB these summer holidays? Come and work at the Lake Hawea Holiday Park. We need fun, conscientious cleaning staff. Rostered hours 10.00am - 2.00pm. Apply within, email Paul at: manager@haweaholidaypark.co.nz or phone 0220 437 560 for further details.

PART TIME EXPERIENCED MATURE CLEANER needed for busy luxury lodge, to help us over the busy summer period, probably till at least the end of March. Willing to pay up to $20 for the right person. Phone Trish 0274 432 269 for more info.

WIN AT THE YARD on Reece Cres! Every purchase goes into the draw for a Xmas Tool Hamper valued at $500. Native plants, garden tools, landscape supplies and much more here at The Yard, 14 Reece Cres. Phone 443 5069.

THE LANDSCAPER - Got your plans, now to implement. Call The Landscaper with 20 years experience for quality personalised service. Malcolm 0274 320 244.

FLATMATE WANTED – to live with one other couple, dog and cat. Own downstairs bedroom with own bathroom. Indoor / outdoor living, fully furnished. Rent and bills paid separately. Call Charlie 021 323 525.

KEYS CUT WHILE YOU WAIT! Shoe repairs, engraving, sewing machine. 67 Brownston St. Open 10am - 5pm Monday - Friday. Gates open, flags out, we're open. Phone 443 9999.

COMMISSIONS AVAILABLE NOW by local award winning portrait artist. Stephen Martyn Welch. Visit website or fan page or +64 212 584 422 www.stephenmartynwelch.com Facebook Stephen Martyn Welch - The Fan Page.

ON FREEVIEW you get all your favourite free-to-air channels plus more, one-off set up cost, no monthly fees. Call Custom Digital, 443 5138. 

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

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

FLATMATE WANTED. ROOM AVAILABLE. $150 p/w plus expenses. Cool house for summer. Live with one other. Call or text 0273 992 615.

FUN FOOTBALL HOLIDAY CLINICS for junior players - 21st, 22nd and 23rd December. Call Ruby Coers on 0212 262 771 for further details.

THE STARS, THE CARDS and you in 2016. Check them out. shanashanti.wix.com/alisonwhite/ Inspiring conversations with you, about you, for you.

SECTION FOR SALE 6 Valley Crescent, Peninsula Bay. Quarter acre plus (1102 m2), see TradeMe reference EMY847.

KING SIZE DOUBLE BED. Complete. Duvet plus extras. $200. Phone 0276 160 329.

RED RIDING HOOD AND THE WOLF dance concert Saturday 5th December at 5pm, Lake Wanaka Centre. Thanks to Queenstown Lakes District Council.

EVERGREEN LANDSCAPING PROVIDE: design, fencing, retaining, paving, garden features, lawns, earthmoving, gravel, soil and wood chip supplies. Call for free quote 0508EVERGREEN.

STAFF WANTED. Looking for hard working casual staff. Please give me a call for details. Emilie 021 374 844.

IS CHRISTMAS AT YOURS? Come in and see what we can supply at Kate Findlay Interiors. Beautiful new Cultiver linen, Reindeer hides, furniture and more, arriving daily!

WANAKA FARMERS MARKET. Quality local foods and now crafts every Thursday from 3pm outside Speight's Ale House. Come and experience the local delights on offer!

WANAKLEAN DOG - Grooming, clipping and bathing. Right here in Wanaka! Call Emily on 0275 110 282 to make an appointment.

HAVE YOU PLANNED YOUR CHRISTMAS PARTY? 3 course festive group menu for $70pp at Bistro Gentil. Treat yourselves after a busy year! 76a Golf Course Road. Ph 443 2299.

 

HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION 31st December - 24th January. Sleeps 6. Two bedroom comfortable family home. Walk in, walk out. Photos on request. Phone 0276 861 919.

CHRISTMAS WREATHS FOR YOUR DOOR or table. Delivered free to your Wanaka address with fresh flower, ribbons and all things Christmas! Starting from $45 each. Phone Rebecca 443 1243 to order.

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.

GARAGE SALE: HOUSEHOLD, TOOLS, all sorts. 5 Reece Cres, Saturday and Sunday after 10am behind Toy Library, 5th and 6th December.

THE LANDSCAPER FOR DESIGN CONSTRUCTION and planting. Malcolm has 20 years experience and provides a quality personalised service. Call Malcolm 0274 320 244.

JEWELLERY/CRAFT WORKSOPS. We are inviting keen and enthusiastic crafters to join our class for a 2 hour session. Our workshops are a place where you can get creative and a place to meet new friends. Make 3 pieces to bring home. Only $25.00 incl. materials and refreshments. Door gift. Pay by Eftpos/card. Call 0223 0820 175.

FUNKEE DESIGN: Silk scarves, Pashminas scarves and more. New seasons stock in store now. Large selection of colours and designs. Perfect to Funkee up any outfit. 32 Ardmore St.

WANT TO SEE WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA? Sign up to volunteer and enjoy learning new skills, meeting new people and being a part of this exciting three day Airshow. With many positions available we have something for everyone! Call 03 443 8619 or email: volunteer@warbirdsoverwanaka.co.nz

GRAEME JAMES WILL BE PLAYING at the Cardrona Hotel this Saturday, 5th December from noon until 3pm. The perfect mix of chilled live sounds and the best garden bar around. Don't miss this awesome opportunity to hang out with one of NZ's best musicians. See you there.            

QUIZ NIGHT AT LUGGATE HOTEL this Thursday 3rd Dec at 6.30pm. Great prizes, great fun!

TRUE ORGANIC SUMMER SKIN ESSENTIALS gift packs for face and body, now available at Health 2000 and Funkee Design. If you have an avid organic beauty lover in your life, here's a simple Christmas gift idea. Packaged in our signature True calico drawstring bags.

CARAVAN ELECTRICAL WARRANTS: Phone Ian Haynes 0274 330 006.

DEVIALET PHANTOM HAS ARRIVED - the world's most talked about wireless speaker system. Come in and be profoundly blown away at Selectrix.

KT SIGHTSEEING - Wanaka Queenstown Airport transfers. Door to door. You choose the time of travel. $140 one way. Phone 0800 272 700 or 03 443 9368.

PART TIME NANNY POSITION available from mid January for 2yr old boy. Early child care experience essential. Must have own car with NZ drivers licence. Phone/text Hannah: 021 623 619.

COME AND JOIN THE WANAKA SPEIGHTS ALE HOUSE on Friday 11th December at 5pm to help celebrate our 3rd birthday. Live music and delicious pork rolls. We would like to thank you for your support over the past 3 years.

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD BALLET CONCERT Saturday 5th December, 5pm at Lake Wanaka Centre supported by Queenstown Lakes District Council.

RITA'S GIFT SHOP - come see gorgeous gifts and local art. Next to the new Albert Town Cafe.

HEALTH AND SAFETY compliance worries? I can help. Cost and time effective safety solutions. Ph 0272 320 282.

RASPBERRY CREEK CATERING are here for your Christmas party. Treat your staff. We are fully mobile. No job too big or too small. We can even bring the wine if required. Call Emilie with any enquiries 021 374 844 or email her at: emilie@raspberrycreek.co.nz or visit our website www.raspberrycreek.co.nz for some culinary inspiration.

CASUAL SUMMER HOLIDAY JOB suitable for 2 students, weeding garden at Albert Town, 6 - 8 hours per week. Phone Sue 0274 225 164 evenings.

FAMILY BOAT PACKAGE: a 5 mtr fibreglass Stead-Craft boat with a 110HP Evinrude motor in very good condition, a galvanised trailer, sun canopy and boat covers, fish finder, two boat rods with lead lines, ski biscuit, skis and ropes, adult and childs life jackets and 3 tote tanks. $14,800 ono. Ph 0272 295 960.

THE GOOD SPOT IS A GROWING BUSINESS in the Wanaka community and is looking for a business all-rounder to help continue its growth as well as assist with daily operations. The position involves event management, band development, promotion, rostering and human resource management: payroll, accounting and sales analysis. The ideal candidate will have experience in business management, worked within the hospitality industry, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work well within a small team and lived in Wanaka for more than six months. 30 hours per/week plus available. Email: coffeewithflair@hotmail.co.nz with your CV or for more information.

WANAKA AUTO ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL: beat the Xmas rush and get your boat trailer WOF and repairs sorted today. Ph 443 8941.

GARDEN NEED A TIDY UP before Christmas? I'm back in town for your gardening needs. Ph or text Lynette 0220 773 859.

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE - Wanaka Trike Tours - exhilarating Trike Rides - the perfect gift for Christmas. Ph: 443 6595. www.wanakatriketours.co.nz

CAKES OF WANAKA are now taking orders for your Christmas treats. Cheesecakes, chocolate whiskey cakes and Yule logs amongst other goodies. Pop in to the lakefront shop to order.

SALE SALE SALE 30% OFF all optical frames in store at Central Vision Optometry. Purchase any optical frame and go in the draw to win a pair of Serengeti sunglasses. Come on in and see the girls at Central Vision, 23 Cardrona Valley Road or ph 443 0736.

STOCK UP YOUR FREEZER for Christmas! Two beef cows for sale $2.50 live weight. Weighing 596kg and 628kg. Call Travis 0278 655 846.

APPLE TV, IMAC, MACBOOK. All things Apple. Only at Selectrix.

BRICKLAYERS & STONEMASONS WANTED for immediate start. Must have experience and be able to work alone and as part of a team. Pay based on level of experience and skill. Email: cml7767@gmail.com or phone 0212 670 520.

WEDDING / EVENT HIRE (BANQUET TABLE) gold Chiavari chairs/velvet cushions - lace plates - crystal chandeliers - champagne coloured flutes from Prague. Tall "French vogue" vases. www.wanakaweddingandeventhire.co.nz - See our Youtube videos. Sue 0274 530 974.

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES - dug fresh daily, available at Selectrix.

KAMP MARQUEE HIRE. Unique rectangular, oval and round marquees; event design and creation. Phone 0210 2934 268 or contact@kamp.co.nz

BUSINESS OWNERS: Do you need admin chores done? Professional service available. One-off/occasional/regularly. Call/text Iris 0272 295 534 or 443 6593.

FEDERAL DINER IS SEEKING NEW team members for the upcoming summer period. We are looking for chefs and Kitchen hands. If you want to work in a fun, busy environment then this is the job for you. Call in to the diner with your CV or email: meet@federaldiner.co.nz

THE CRAYPOT, JACKSON BAY, HAAST is looking for 4 staff members to assist with prep, dishes, waiting, coffee making, cooking. Accommodation offered, please be sure you can cope with no cell phone and a little isolation. Mid December for training then from the 27th Dec through to the end of March. For more info email: meg.ede@xtra.co.nz

SPA POOL, 2/3 PERSON. 5 years old. Small weep. Needs craned out. Step and lid lifter included. Offers? Phone 443 8908.

GET 'A ROUND TUIT' Legacy Gift - Oral History Recording 'Your Story, Your Words', (before you regret you didn't!) Ph 0274 622 518.

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

A GARDEN BEFORE XMAS? Call Groundswell Landscaping. Specialists in low maintenance NZ native gardens. Plants, irrigation, lawns and advice. Call Craig 0210 2754 406 or email info@groundswell.net.nz

THE PUZZPORT – PUZZLING WORLD'S 12 month admission pass - just $49 (adults) and $34 (child) is the perfect gift! Order online or in store.

ANY MUSICIANS OR BANDS WANTING to play at the Luggate Hotel please email: info@luggatehotel.co.nz for more details. Aucostic welcome!

THANK YOU LOCALS FOR SUPPORTING our local Cobbler. Possum products now 10% off. Get them while you can. 67 Brownston Street. Phone 443 9999.

COMMUNITY NETWORKS - VOLUNTEER WITH US! What are you doing these summer school holidays? The School Holiday Club, is looking for fun, enthusiastic and reliable volunteers who can assist us on our very busy school holiday programme based in Wanaka. Dates: Wednesday 6th January – Friday 29th January 2016. For more information contact us on: 03 443 7799 or shc@communitynetworks.co.nz You can also drop by Community Networks and pick up a volunteer's pack. Please note that reference and police check are completed upon application.

FOR SALE: F&P FRIDGE/FREEZER, 248L, white, 1600H x 525W x 540D. Only been used as a spare fridge. In excellent condition. $400. Phone 0274 431 942. (Similar to the newer F&P model E249TRX).

LADIES! Why not throw a pamper party? What a fabulous way to spend time with friends and enjoy getting pampered before Christmas! Relax and wind down over this busy time. Emma for Beauty Mobile pamper parties! Phone 443 6392. www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

CUTE LAKE HAWEA COTTAGE for holidays. Enquiries 0210 318 288.

BACKWARDS CLOCKS, MAGIC KITS, puzzles and other oddities only found here. The shop at Puzzling World has the "wow" gift this Xmas.

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.

BUILDING OR RENOVATING? CONFUSED ABOUT HOW too pull "your look" together? Let the Kate Findlay team help you, come in and see us at 75 Brownston Street Wanaka or call 03 443 4057 to book an in-home consultation today! 

NZ CHRISTMAS HAMS - Gold Award Winners - are back Wanaka. Waitaki Bacon & Ham are excited to bring exclusive to Wanaka their boutique farmed hams for the 3rd year. Buy direct from the farmer. Free delivery on 17th December. Orders call 0276 005 787. Email: sales@waitakibaconham.co.nz or www.waitakibaconham.co.nz One farm, one unique taste - come discover a taste of Waitaki.

HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW STICKERS? "A Friend for Life, Friends of Wanaka Wastebusters" For just $10 you can become a life member, receive a gift $5 voucher, and a sticker at the reuse store!

63B CHRISTMAS HAMS - Order your world famous, here in Wanaka, Christmas ham now. Glazed and ready to eat, hot out of the oven. Call Brent on 443 8966 to order now.

LUGGATE HOTEL SUNDAY SESSION WITH TAI – Come on out enjoy the relaxing garden bar with lunch from 12 noon.

COOK NEEDED FOR BUSY LAKEFRONT cafe for day and evening shifts. Needs experience and ability to work under pressure. Ph or text Carl on 0274 747 694.

FREE LINE ADS IN THE MESSENGER for private advertisers. Terms and conditions apply.

CARA AT FLAIR Hair Design will be working every Tues, Thurs & Fri until Christmas. Call 443 7727 for your appointment.

WANT A TAXI - EASY! 0800 WANATAXI (0800 92 62 82). Book now for all your holiday season transport needs. Around town trips, airport transfers, wine tours, sightseeing trips. Friendliest little taxis in town! WANATAXI.

DANIEL BATCHELOR UPHOLSTERY shade sails, boat covers. Phone 0274 9667 600.

DISHWASHER AND CAFE ASSISTANT positions at Florences Foodstore and Cafe. Please send a cover letter of relevant hospitality skills to: info@florencesfoodstore.co.nz

WEBER COOKING DEMOS - Saturday from 11am till 1pm - plus full selection of Weber BBQs and accessories at Weber Specialist Dealer, Selectrix Wanaka.

'TIS THE A'TISHOO SEASON. Did you know acupuncture can help? Before or if you already have symptoms. Check out aspiringacupuncture.co.nz, Jos McLean. Ph 443 6242, 0211 639 769. Very experienced. ACC registered for injury recovery.

FORD TERRITORY 2007 TX SY MODEL. 6 speed, auto, 5 seater. 135,000km. Excellent condition. $14,000 ono. Phone 0276 663 097.

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

AT CEDAR PROFESSIONALS. Preparation of timber before oiling and staining is key! Don't lock in dirt and end up with an uneven finish. We specialise in staining and oiling timber for best results. Call Cedar Professionals for free quote 0508 443 555.

LOVE PAINTING? Then you'll love our Annie Sloan Paint Workshop. Learn techniques to transform your home just in time for Christmas. Sunday 6th December 10am - 12noon. Ph 03 443 5312 to book or www.melaniecraigdesign.co.nz

JOB POSITION: Sanctuary Day Spa is looking for a massage therapist and a beauty and massage therapist to join our team, for immediate start. Please contact 0211 305 723 or dayspa@oakridge.co.nz

WOULD THE PERSON or should anyone know the person who purchased the scrimshaw (carved horn) from Sentimental Journey, please ring Paula 0276 597 516.

1996 FORD LASER FOR SALE. Station wagon. 245,000 km. New windscreen, new CV joints. $1,000 ono. Great on fuel. Test drive now. Phone 0210 532 584.

SPA THERAPISTS, MASSAGE AND RECEPTION duties for MediSpa in Wanaka - seasonal work/seasonal hours. Great role for experienced in massage - with an emphasis on sports/relaxation treatments and pref. Also experience in range of spa therapies. Must have good attention to detail and have super high standards. Light cleaning of the rooms is also required. Please email us your CV/photo and tell us about you and how long you can work: info@themusclejoint.co.nz (www.themusclejoint.co.nz www.eastwestmassage.co.nz).

HELP SOMEONE YOU CARE FOR become safe and confident driver and pass their driving test! Christmas gift vouchers for driving lessons with Aspiring Drivers are now available. Call Nicky 0210 607 310.

HUGE SAVINGS ON OUTDOOR FURNITURE at Wanaka Mitre 10! Corner settings, 2 + 3 seaters, arm chairs, day beds and deck chairs must go. Save up to $1500, but hurry, limited stock available.

SANTA'S GROTTO. New venue. Rugby Club rooms. Come and see Santa's Wonderland. Full timetable in this edition.

MOUNTAIN CARTS - coming to Cardrona this summer! Alpine specialised mountain carts. Are you ready for our newest source of gravity-fueled fun? Check out www.cardrona.com for more info.

BMW RIZOOGS LTD TRIPLE BLACK. 2011. Good km. Come look at this stunning bike. $21,950. Phone 0211 549 995.

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.

CONTAINER - 20FT with shelving (removable). Lock box on door. Phone 443 4693.

SMALL BUSINESS CHRISTMAS BUFFET Thursday 3rd December $40 - Sailz Lake Hawea Restaurant & Bar Sailz Christmas Buffet with hot ham and all the trimmings. Small business staff, or a group wanting to dine out together before Christmas. Phone for a table 443 1696.

FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR FROM 5.30 until 6.30pm. Free bar snacks. Pokies! Free courtesy coach pick up and drop off. Ph 443 4545.

ARMCHAIR TO SELL. Newly covered. Beige/blue check. $90 ono. Phone 746 8211.

SIX RETRO EAMES EIFFEL DINING CHAIRS. Inspired by Charles Eames, the chairs simple structure is built with ABS plastic matt white seat, supported by durable steel fisings and wooden (beech) legs. Phone 0274 138 321.

SINGLE GARAGE TO RENT, Gordon Road. $40 per week. Judy 0210 8365 524.

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

CARDRONA HOTEL WILL BE CLOSED from 5pm on Monday 7th December for a private function. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

FEELING SLUGGISH? Need a digestive re-set? Join our 5 day raw food detox and cleanse. No starving involved! www.squareonehealth.co.nz

MARINA BERTH TO RENT over Christmas and New Year. No 33, inside berth. December 24th to January 21st. 29 days $550. Phone 03 443 7665.

CO.STARTERS round two is happening at The Cell! If you have a great idea for a new business or are wanting to grow an existing one, now is your chance to make it happen. Facilitated by Bridget Legnavsky, CO.Starters will be kicking off February 17th! Limited spots so contact Liz at info@thecell.co.nz today.

LET THE LITTLE ONES HELP IN THE GARDEN this summer with 50% off a bright red plastic and hardwood children's wheel barrow. Now only $19.99. Offer valid until Sunday 6th, while stocks last. Only at Wanaka Mitre 10.

NATIVE PLANTS - fast-growing, cold-hardy, economical plants, tree protectors and fertiliser can be couriered to your door. www.pukeraunursery.co.nz Ph 0508 205 205.

PADDLEBOARDS (SUP) AND KAYAK accessories for sale. www.wanakakayaks.co.nz / info@wanakakayaks.co.nz / 0800 926 925.

NEED A HANDYMAN for a one-off job or regular mowing and maintenance? Call Greg from Good As Gold Property Maintenance on 0223 057 879. Long time local with the know how to get the job done "Good As Gold".

SELF CATERING APARTMENT with wonderful lake and mountain view available for holiday accommodation. Suit a couple. Please phone 443 7581 or 0274 452 032 for info.

WANTED TO BUY ALUMINIUM BOAT on trailer, around 15ft. No jet boats. Phone 0211 576 414.

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

KARITANE BACH AVAILABLE 7th - 27th January. Sleeps 6 - 8. Only 100m from beach. Phone 443 1556 or email: ianandlois@xtra.co.nz

SANTA'S COMING TO WANAKA AIRPORT. Free event. Sun 6 Dec 2.30pm - Warbirds & Wheels. See Santa fly over with Classic Flights then land with his elves. Bouncy castle, Santa, fire engine rides, Christmas fun.

NEED A DOG GROOMER? We have expanded! Now operating 2 grooming tables, Xmas waiting list is cleared, so now taking extra bookings, call/text/pm for an appointment to get your pooch looking paw-fect for Xmas. The Soggy Dawg Pet Boutique & Spa, full pet grooming facilities, qualified Veterinary Nurse and experienced groomer, all grooms include: Hydro bath, blowdry, nail clip plus a discount loyalty card. Call/text Sheryl 0274 430 053 www.thesoggydawg.co.nz or Facebook for up to date pictures. "Groomed to Paw-fection."

FROM LIVING CHRISTMAS TREES to luxury crackers, you will find everything you need to get into the festive spirit at Wanaka Mitre 10. See in store for the staff's gift picks and pencil in your late night shopping, next Wednesday 9th Dec, 6 – 8pm.

ELEVATED WATERSIDE 1 ACRE SECTION for sale, with forever protected views situated at Pounawea in the beautiful Catlins. Great investment for the future. Phone 443 7581 or 0274 452 032.

SASANOKI - OPEN 6 DAYS from Monday to Saturday, both for lunch and dinner. Ph 443 6474.

DID YOU KNOW MOST NEW CEDAR needs re-coated in 6 months to maximise the protection and look of your exterior timber. Keep your cedar cladding looking its best and protected over summer. Call Cedar Professionals 0508 443 555.

WEBER SPECIALIST SHOP now operating at Selectrix. Full stock of BBQs and accessories all available at Selectrix on Reece Cres.

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

SOMETHING TO BARK ABOUT! Emily from Wanakalean Dog is back grooming in December! Book early to avoid disappointment. Call 0275 110 282.

BUILDING OR RENOVATING? Then a visit to Selectrix is a must for advice on your whiteware and audio visual requirements. It will be the best advice you will ever receive from Ken and Ben whose years of experience mean good honest ethical advice - only at Selectrix.

SHADE SAILS, BOAT COVER, Daniel Batchelor Upholstery 027 4966 700.

HOUSEKEEPER/CLEANER WANTED - position available with an immediate start. Previous experience would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given. Interested email CV to: info@thecleanerswanaka.co.nz

FREE BEE SWARM COLLECTION in exchange for honey later in the season. Please call Simon on 0212 125 867.

WANAKA DOG WALKING & Pet Sitting. Regular and casual individual walks, 3 hour group hikes, cat feeding, drop-ins and more! Visit www.wanakadogwalking.com or call Emily on 0221 629 851.

EXPERIENCED EXCAVATOR OPERATOR wanted. Ph: 0274 435 400.

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS SORT for reliving at Montessori Children's House Wanaka. We require qualified relievers to join our passionate and supportive team of professionals. Please email Anne-Marie Love, Managing Teacher: annemarie.love@mchw.co.nz for a position description and/or application.

WILD COLONIAL BIKES: Open for repairs and rebuilds. Long and short term rentals available. Call/text Callum 0221 691 522.

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.

YUM Granola is away this Thursday from the market but back in full swing next week to refill all of your containers for the holidays.See you then!

HOMEGROWN HIGH SPEED INTERNET from D-Fi Wireless. Fast reliable internet all day and night! Now available in Tarras, Ardgour Valley, Lindis Pass, Hawea, Mt Barker, Luggate, Albert Town, Wanaka and in-between. Only pay for what you use. 100% Wanaka owned and operated. www.d-fi-net.nz Call Tim on 021 378 253.

FACEBOOK.COM/OPULENCEHAIRNZ Like our page now to be one step closer to winning that amazing hair pamper session you deserve. Phone 03 443 2243.

FLYING TRESTLES CATERING is looking for an experienced Front of House wedding and functions manager/co-ordinator. This will involve meeting clients, dealing with all enquiries, managing staff, organising all items for each function. Please send CV to: catering@flyingtrestles.co.nz or tel: 441 4646.

WYNDROK POTTERY, LAKE HAWEA. Handmade pottery suitable for everyday use. Cups, bowls, plates, teapots etc glazed in colours that reflect the Central Otago landscapes. Orders taken. 191 Lakeview Terrace, Lake Hawea. Open: Tuesday - Sunday, 11am - 5pm. Closed Monday. Phone 03 443 1707.

COMMISSIONS AVAILABLE NOW by local award winning portrait artist. Stephen Martyn Welch. Visit website or fan page or +64 212 584 422 www.stephenmartynwelch.com Facebook Stephen Martyn Welch - The Fan Page.

SOMETHING TO BARK ABOUT! Emily from Wanakalean Dog is back grooming in December! Book early to avoid disappointment. Call 0275 110 282.

LUXURY VAN AIRPORT TRANSFERS Wanaka-Queenstown and return. Personal, professional and reliable service. Book times to suit you. Ph: 0800 874 537, www.wanakatriketours.co.nz/luxury-transfers

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

INTERIOR PLASTERER. All levels of finish, plus ornamental. Dean Harris. Phone 0272 204 832.

WONDER ROOM - join the team for end of year drinks from 5 - 7 on Friday 4th December. We will be launching the new Haus ceramic collection just in time for Christmas. See you this Friday!

SHADE SAILS, BOAT COVER, Daniel Batchelor Upholstery 027 4966 700.

FOLLOWING FACES, TILTED GLASSES, puzzles and other oddities only found here. The shop at Puzzling World has the "wow" gift this Xmas.

LIVE HAIR FOLLICLE TESTING - results back in 15 minutes. Identifies food intolerances, vitamin/mineral deficiencies, chemicals & toxins, amino acids, microbiology, EFAs, EMFs & ELFs. www.yogastudiocromwell.com Bron 021 947 056.

DRIVING LESSONS AVAILABLE. Call Nicky at Aspiring Drivers. Safe and professional driving lessons with a friendly instructor! Text/call 0210 607 310.

CASUAL PART TIME WEEKEND WORK vacancy at boutique lodge. Approximately 4 - 5 hours daily. Greet guests and housekeeping. Please deliver CV to Lake Wanaka Lodge, 24 Tenby Street or email: stay@lakewanakalodge.co.nz

HELPING HAND HOUSEKEEPING for casual cleaning, spring cleans, holiday homes, end of tenancy. Fast, meticulous and personal service. Nicki 021 828 415.

BUILDING OR RENOVATING? Then a visit to Selectrix is a must for advice on your whiteware and audio visual requirements. It will be the best advice you will ever receive from Ken and Ben whose years of experience mean good honest ethical advice - only at Selectrix.

EMMA FOR BEAUTY CHRISTMAS SPECIALS! 1:$99 summer package  -Includes St.Tropez spray tan , CND Shellac application and prep and polish. 2: Book in your next $50 CND Shellac treatment to receive your free prep and polish. 3: Treat your dry cracked heels with our hydrating spa pedicure and receive a complimentary prep and polish manicure. Gift vouchers available. Offers end Thursday December 24th. For bookings phone 443 6392 or visit www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

PLANNING A QUEENSLAND BEACH HOLIDAY? Come stay in our Currumbin beachfront apartment with all the extras. Fabulous 180 deg views. Easy trip - fly direct Queenstown to Coolangatta (10 mins away). Telephone 443 9993 and leave a message for photos and reasonable rates.

LUGGATE HOTEL LIVE MUSIC this weekend with Tai this Saturday night.

FORDSON MAJOR LIFESTYLE TRACTOR. Fordson Major with front end loader, mower and disc plough. See TradeMe 966449494. Tractor in Hawea Flat. Tel 0272 116 311.

WEBER SPECIALIST SHOP now operating at Selectrix. Full stock of BBQs and accessories all available at Selectrix on Reece Cres.

RITA'S GIFT SHOP - come see gorgeous gifts and local art. Next to the new Albert Town Cafe.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A JOB these summer holidays? Come and work at the Lake Hawea Holiday Park. We need fun, conscientious cleaning staff. Rostered hours 10.00am - 2.00pm. Apply within, email Paul at: manager@haweaholidaypark.co.nz or phone 0220 437 560 for further details.

MINI PUTT. GREAT GAME. Open 7 days, late night Friday and Saturday. Open 10am. Vouchers available for Christmas presents. BYO. 67 Brownston St. Phone 443 9999.

HEALTH AND SAFETY compliance worries? I can help. Cost and time effective safety solutions. Ph 0272 320 282.

WANT A TAXI - EASY! 0800 WANATAXI (0800 92 62 82). Book now for all your holiday season transport needs. Around town trips, airport transfers, wine tours, sightseeing trips. Friendliest little taxis in town! WANATAXI.

HANDS ON HANDYMAN for any handyman task including decking, fencing, gates, and welding. Any odd job around the house big or small, give Sean a call 021 567 115.

DAVE SPEDDING LANDSCAPING - the full service landscaping professionals. Design, paving, lawns, planting plans and irrigation. Check out samples of our work at www.wanakalandscaping.co.nz Phone 021 707 481 or 443 2721. Dave Spedding Landscaping - professional, reliable, competitive rates.   

CHRISTMAS WREATHS FOR YOUR DOOR or table. Delivered free to your Wanaka address with fresh flower, ribbons and all things Christmas! Starting from $45 each. Phone Rebecca 443 1243 to order.

CARDRONA HOTEL WILL BE CLOSED from 5pm on Monday 7th December for a private function. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

THE WOVEN SATURDAY POP UP STORE: Come and see what all the fuss is about! Stunning local and NZ yarns, Knitpro needles, patterns and those ever popular Knit Kits! Alchemy Cafe (on the waterfront) from 10am. thewoven.co.nz

SEE THE DENTAL HYGIENISTS, Lucy and Vanessa at Aspiring Dental for the best way to improve and maintain your oral health. Phone 443 7705.

WANAKA OSTEOPATHIC CLINIC - Liana Poole has 12 years clinical experience and with Masters level training is highly skilled in the following areas; injuries to any part of the muscular and skeletal systems, headaches and migraines, resolving old injuries, OOS, postural issues, women's health and pre/post pregnancy, fertility, newborns and children with colic, tongue tie and behavioural issues, digestive and respiratory problems, stress and anxiety, insomnia, tinnitus, chronic fatigue, arthritis, frozen shoulder and many more. Call now for relief with structural and cranial osteopathy on ph 03 443 6783 or visit www.wanakaosteopathic.co.nz

THE GOOD CORNERS "OH MY GOODNESS" soiree is on again! This Friday from 5pm, local beer and wine, live Djs, food from The Good Spot Caravan and general good times. See you there! 34 Anderson Road, Friday 4th December.

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

NEW YEAR'S EVE PLANS? Check out Hawea Nu Yeah at the Lake Hawea Hotel...Julian Temple Band, Sam Manzanza and the Afrobeat Band, Koffie on percussion, MAC's own Near Armageddon, facepainting, bubbles and loads more! Free Hopper Bus, on-site camping, family friendly, info and tickets at haweanuyeah.co.nz 

APPLE TV, IMAC, MACBOOK. All things Apple. Only at Selectrix.

JOB AVAILABLE! Looking for a helper with some experience with tiling. Non smoker only please. Call Torster 0212 845 377.

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

WEDDING / EVENT HIRE (RUSTIC CHIC). Cowhide rugs - copper urns/lanterns - white garden umbrellas - linen table runners/cloths - fairy lights plus hanging lanterns. www.wanakaweddingandeventhire.co.nz - YouTube our videos. Sue 0274 530 974.

FOR SALE: F&P FRIDGE/FREEZER, 248L, white, 1600H x 525W x 540D. Only been used as a spare fridge. In excellent condition. $400. Phone 0274 431 942. (Similar to the newer F&P model E249TRX).

EXPERIENCED EXCAVATOR OPERATOR wanted. Ph: 0274 435 400.

BUILDING APPRENTICE looking to transfer to Wanaka in January! Do you need an extra hand? I have my own tools, transport, and accommodation ready to go. Please call Geoff 027 7386 145.

OPULENCE HAIR HAVE NOW BANNED aluminium foil in the salon. We now use New Zealand made photodegradable Rock foils. Guilt free colouring is finally here in Wanaka. Ph 03 443 2243 today for an opulent experience.

LOOKING FOR SOME EXTRA $. The Lake Hawea Holiday Park are looking for some in-house security staff over the New Year period 28/12/2015 to 02/01/2016. From 8.00pm each night, approximately 6-8 hours. If you have experience and are interested please call Paul at the camp 0220 437 560 or email: manager@haweaholidaypark.co.nz

PARTY WITH A DIFFERENCE. Get Wanaka Bike Tours to bring you to Lake Hawea, bike to Johns Creek along the lakefront, enjoy a meal at Sailz, then bike back to Wanaka. Sounds like a perfect Sunday jaunt. Wine and platters on the deck, then all down hill going home. Wanaka Bike Tours 021 712 995, Sailz 443 1696. 

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES - dug fresh daily, available at Selectrix.

SIX RETRO EAMES EIFFEL DINING CHAIRS. Inspired by Charles Eames, the chairs simple structure is built with ABS plastic matt white seat, supported by durable steel fisings and wooden (beech) legs. Phone 0274 138 321.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN LOCALS CARD draw every Friday between 6.30 and 7.30pm. It is up to $250. Must be in bar to win.

ASPIRING MASSAGE WANAKA. ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! Book and have your massage prior to Dec 24th for just $60. Gift certificates included valid for 6 months. Trevor Bailey, full time massage since 1994 NZ/USA. Phone 443 2993, 0274 222 455, www.aspiringmassagewanaka.co.nz

ASPIRING BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS: Little Red Riding Hood. Saturday 5th December, 5pm at Lake Wanaka Centre. $10 adult, $30 family door sales. Thanks to the Queenstown Lakes District Council for their support.

WOULD THE LOVELY LADY WHO PURCHASED the green Richochet jacket from Sentimental Journey in Spencer House Mall please ring Paula on 0276 597 516.

UPSIDE-DOWN BEER GLASSES, levitating pens, puzzles and other oddities only found here. The shop at Puzzling World has the "wow" gift this Xmas.

WE NOW LIVE IN THE DIGITAL WORLD. Don't delay old analogue media will not last forever. We convert VHS tapes and all media to digital or DVD. Preserve your precious memories. Pop in and see us at Tidy Design, 3 Frederick St or give us a call on 443 4433.

HAWEA PLAYGROUP is looking for a kind, caring and motivated Session Coordinator to work Mon, Tues and Thurs mornings during the school term from February 2016. Please email Jo for a job description and application details by December 11th: haweaplaygroup@gmail.com

ALBIE'S CAFE IS NOW OPEN for evening dining and taking books for Xmas functions. Ph Wendy on 443 4545 or email: alberttowntavern@xtra.co.nz New menu now on. $15 early bird special from 5.30 until 7pm. Steak sandwich and fries, pasta of the day or crumbed fish, chips and salad. Kids dine for $7.50 main and dessert.

WANT TO STOP SMOKING? Free support available. Phone/text Rose to have a chat on 0278 784 552. Based at Community Networks Wanaka.

CEDAR PROTECTION, MAINTENANCE and Restoration. Give your house the TLC it deserves - Timber loving care! Free call Cedar Professionals for no obligation appointment. Ph 0508 443 555. Get your house looking like new again for summer.

TITIRANGI - AUCKLAND HOLIDAY RENTAL. Large family home with sweeping harbour views for rent over the Christmas period from 23rd December to 5th January. References required. Please contact Kash for further enquires on 0277 277 668.

KING SIZE BED FOR SALE. Good condition. $350. Phone 443 4500 or 0274 434 503.

PART TIME NANNY POSITION available from mid January for 2yr old boy. Early child care experience essential. Must have own car with NZ drivers licence. Phone/text Hannah: 021 623 619.

HOLISTIC BIOENERGY HEALER. To customise your session I choose through muscle testing from 11 Therapist and 3 Master titles for what you need at the moment of time. Very brief: back straightening, old injuries, psychic surgery, past life relieves, chakra and meridian balance, belief patterns, EMF, emotional hurts, DNA restructure, energy boost, light body readjustment, Aura work... Saviera 0277 818 153. www.healingteacher.co.nz

SPA POOL, 2/3 PERSON. 5 years old. Small weep. Needs craned out. Step and lid lifter included. Offers? Phone 443 8908.

CARDRONA GOLD PASS - Get a Xmas gift that will keep on giving until October 2016! Our new Gold Pass offers unlimited skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking! Adult $999, child $499 - Sale ends December 24th. www.cardrona.com/gold

CEDAR LOOKS GREAT ON YOUR HOUSE! Did you know that oiling the timber can protect and maintain the look. Make sure your house is correctly washed and prepared first for long lasting results. Call Cedar Professionals for a free no obligation appointment 0508 443 555.

TENNIS NET AND POLES WANTED. Phone 021 688 462 or 443 9129.

HOMEGROWN HIGH SPEED INTERNET from D-Fi Wireless. Fast reliable internet all day and night! Now available in Tarras, Ardgour Valley, Lindis Pass, Hawea, Mt Barker, Luggate, Albert Town, Wanaka and in-between. Only pay for what you use. 100% Wanaka owned and operated. www.d-fi-net.nz Call Tim on 021 378 253.

HUGE SAVINGS ON OUTDOOR FURNITURE at Wanaka Mitre 10! Corner settings, 2 + 3 seaters, arm chairs, day beds and deck chairs must go. Save up to $1500, but hurry, limited stock available.

63B CHRISTMAS HAMS - Order your world famous, here in Wanaka, Christmas ham now. Glazed and ready to eat, hot out of the oven. Call Brent on 443 8966 to order now.

WEBER COOKING DEMOS - Saturday from 11am till 1pm - plus full selection of Weber BBQs and accessories at Weber Specialist Dealer, Selectrix Wanaka.

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

GET YOUR FREE GIFT AT ORBIS this Christmas! When you spend $150 on KAGI jewellery, we will give you a hematite bracelet worth $79. Offer ends December 23. Only at Orbis on the lakefront.

KEEN, YOUNG WORKER LOOKING FOR FARM RELATED WORK. I come from a farming background and have experience in tractor driving, as well as a wide range of stock work. Also have 1 working dog and one learning pup. Please call Jack on 0272 155 896.

INTRODUCING THE DOGGY DREAM TEAM! Emily is very excited to welcome Suzie Hewson back to the Wanaklean Dog pack. Suzie will be joining Emily in the salon. Grooming with twice the Dog Power! Call 0275 110 282.

GET A FREE $5 WWB GIFT VOUCHER when you become a "Life Member" of Friends of Wanaka Wastebusters for just $10. Join at Wastebusters store.

SITUATIONS VACANT. Wanted honest and reliable drivers for KT SIGHTSEEING WANAKA. Must have full NZ license with a " P " class endorsement and good customer skills. Email me at or phone 03 443 9368.

DEVIALET PHANTOM HAS ARRIVED - the world's most talked about wireless speaker system. Come in and be profoundly blown away at Selectrix.

SUMMER HOLIDAY TENNIS! Aspiring Tennis Academy has fun holiday tennis programmes for kids aged 5-12yrs throughout January 2016. Great for all levels. For details and bookings go to www.aspiringtennis.com or for more info email us at aspiringtennis@yahoo.co.nz

MOUNTAIN CARTS - coming to Cardrona this summer! Alpine specialised mountain carts. Are you ready for our newest source of gravity-fueled fun? Check out www.cardrona.com for more info.

CROQUET MALLET WANTED TO BUY. 3lbs mallet. Phone 746 8211.

GIVE A MASSAGE VOUCHER for Christmas. Show that you care! Therapeutic, rehab, deep tissue, relax. Call Susanne McCutcheon 0210 2493 116 or 443 6864.

FREE LINE ADS IN THE MESSENGER for private advertisers. Terms and conditions apply.

BARISTA NEEDED FOR BUSY LAKEFRONT cafe for day and evening shifts. Must be able to make a great coffee and general front of house duties. Ph or text Carl on 0274 747 694.

HOLIDAY RENTAL Dec 21st till Jan 31st - rural 2 bedroom cottage on 12 acres near river. Tarras, great playground for kids and dogs. Email: nancyrendell@gmail.com

LAWNS, TREES, HEDGES NEED CUTTING? Gardening, waterblasing and odd jobs, big or small. Call Steven 0223 054 572 or 443 4944.

WANAKA AUTO ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL: for all your mechanical, auto electrical and air conditioning servicing and repairs, including WOF. The one stop shop. Ph 443 8941.

MADESIMPLY - SUSTAINABLE HOMEWARES made in Wanaka. Built to last a lifetime. Visit us at Remarkable Markets this Saturday and Wanaka markets this Sunday or shop online www.madesimply.co.nz

BE A PART OF WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA 2016. Join our team of skilled volunteers and enjoy this exciting three day Airshow. Great variety of job roles and benefits available. Call 03 443 8619 or email: volunteer@warbirdsoverwanaka.co.nz

CHEF DE PARTIE REQUIRED at Cafe Gusto to complete our awesome team. Immediate start! Pop in with your CV or email: healsons@outlook.com

THE LANDSCAPER FOR DESIGN CONSTRUCTION and planting. Malcolm has 20 years experience and provides a quality personalised service. Call Malcolm 0274 320 244.

CARAVAN ELECTRICAL WARRANTS: Phone Ian Haynes 0274 330 006.

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.

BUILDING OR RENOVATING? CONFUSED ABOUT HOW too pull "your look" together? Let the Kate Findlay team help you, come in and see us at 75 Brownston Street Wanaka or call 03 443 4057 to book an in-home consultation today! 

WE'RE A COUPLE LOOKING FOR a double room or house to share in Wanaka. We have jobs, and will be here until April. We're both 26, from Ireland. Would love to hear from you! Call or text Eanna on 0204 0967 724.

INFINITY MASSAGE WANAKA now has Gift Vouchers available for Christmas! An easy way to show your appreciation, vouchers are available for any amount. Therapeutic, Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release. For bookings call Lian 0210 2769 871 www.infinitymassage.co.nz

JUST FISH IS SELLING A SELECTION of freshly frozen free flowed Bluff fish and fresh salmon on Wednesday 12.00 to 5.15pm at BP beside Bullock Bar entrance. Tucker 0274 376 657.

WANAKA HOLIDAY HOME, fully furnished. Three double bedrooms, log burner, heat pump, BBQ, covered deck, 1/4 acre sheltered private section. Aubrey Rd end of Totara Terrace. Cheap off-peak rates. Phone 0210 2521 009.

SUMMER IS HERE. Fashion clothing time. Be that stand out lady with your new fashion from The Merino Story, Brownston Street.

WANAKA DOG WALKING & Pet Sitting is your local pet care provider. Caring and professional with a range of services available 7 days a week for all types of animal! Visit www.wanakadogwalking.com or call Emily on 0221 629 851.

FOR SALE: ANDRE RIEU DVD, brand new "A Midsummer Nights Dream". $25. Ideal Christmas present for Mother. Phone 03 443 7665.

AIRSHED GIFT CARDS - Trampolining and airbags - perfect birthday or Christmas presents! Single sessions to multi-visit cards. 28 Reece Cres. Ph: 0212 555 929.

TRUE ORGANIC SUMMER SKIN ESSENTIALS gift packs for face and body, now available at Health 2000 and Funkee Design. If you have an avid organic beauty lover in your life, here's a simple Christmas gift idea. Packaged in our signature True calico drawstring bags.

STAFF WANTED. Looking for front of house staff and kitchen hand to join our team. Please email your interest to: info@wgk.co.nz

NATIVE PLANTS - fast-growing, cold-hardy, economical plants, tree protectors and fertiliser can be couriered to your door. www.pukeraunursery.co.nz Ph 0508 205 205.

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM AVAILABLE 04/12 in 4 bedroom house near Aspiring College & Pool on 26 Matai Road. $155 singles, $200 couples plus power. Great flatties, TV in room, heat pump, WiFi, big garden with BBQ. Social flatmates. Please mention Wanaka when you call or text: 021 923 553. You snooozze...

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

WANAKA FARMERS MARKET. Quality local foods and now crafts every Thursday from 3pm outside Speight's Ale House. Come and experience the local delights on offer!

SANTA'S GROTTO. New venue. Rugby Club rooms. Come and see Santa's Wonderland. Full timetable in this edition.

HOUSEPERSONS REQUIRED: Come and join our wonderful team of people on Fridays and or Saturdays at the Pines Resort. Happy working environment and good rate of pay. Please ph Lynley 443 8350.

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

THE RIPPON CELLAR DOOR WILL BE CLOSED on Monday December 7th for our staff Christmas party. We will reopen for wine tastings and sales from 11am - 5pm on Tuesday the 8th. Our apologies for any inconvenience this causes.

LAWNS, HEDGES, TREES, STUMPS, GARDENS, irrigation, Complete Property Services does it all. A comprehensive service mixed with specialist knowledge means Complete Property Services is the only call you need to make. For all your property maintenance needs, phone 0272 502 996. Maintaining local properties since 2004.

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.

DOG BEHAVIOUR CONSULTS, training and classes. 30 yrs experience plus 10yrs Assist Dog Trainer. I use positive scientific based training methods for effective results. Contact 021 636 599. leone@dogszone www.dogszone.co.nz

PART TIME EXPERIENCED MATURE CLEANER needed for busy luxury lodge, to help us over the busy summer period, probably till at least the end of March. Willing to pay up to $20 for the right person. Phone Trish 0274 432 269 for more info.

GRAEME JAMES WILL BE PLAYING at the Cardrona Hotel this Saturday, 5th December from noon until 3pm. The perfect mix of chilled live sounds and the best garden bar around. Don't miss this awesome opportunity to hang out with one of NZ's best musicians. See you there.            

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE - Wanaka Trike Tours - exhilarating Trike Rides - the perfect gift for Christmas. Ph: 443 6595. www.wanakatriketours.co.nz

NZ CHRISTMAS HAMS - Gold Award Winners - are back Wanaka. Waitaki Bacon & Ham are excited to bring exclusive to Wanaka their boutique farmed hams for the 3rd year. Buy direct from the farmer. Free delivery on 17th December. Orders call 0276 005 787. Email: sales@waitakibaconham.co.nz or www.waitakibaconham.co.nz One farm, one unique taste - come discover a taste of Waitaki.

UCRFC IS SEEKING APPLICATIONS for coaches and managers for the 2016 season. For further details contact Brendon on 0274 431 739.

BRICKLAYERS & STONEMASONS WANTED for immediate start. Must have experience and be able to work alone and as part of a team. Pay based on level of experience and skill. Email: cml7767@gmail.com or phone 0212 670 520.

WANAKA BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP drop-in is this Monday, 7th December. Join us for a cuppa at Plunket, 10.30 - 11.30am.

RICH IN BIODIVERSITY - are you wanting to increase or introduce native biodiversity on your farm or rural property? I can help you plan it and get it in the ground. Call me Anne Steven Landscape Architect 443 4404 or 0212 939 207, or tell me about your vision over a Hammer and Nail coffee at my office.

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.

LUGGATE HOTEL SUNDAY SESSION WITH TAI – Come on out enjoy the relaxing garden bar with lunch from 12 noon.

SUP WANAKA! PADDLE BOARDING is on for summer. Yoga, introductory classes and the new Mission. Check out our 2015/16 timetable at www.wanakakayaks.co.nz or info@wanakakayaks.co.nz 0800 926 925.

FUNKEE DESIGN: Silk scarves, Pashminas scarves and more. New seasons stock in store now. Large selection of colours and designs. Perfect to Funkee up any outfit. 32 Ardmore St.

DISHWASHER AND CAFE ASSISTANT positions at Florences Foodstore and Cafe. Please send a cover letter of relevant hospitality skills to: info@florencesfoodstore.co.nz

WANAKA SINGERS CONCERT! 'A Night Under The Spotlight', singing students of Jenn Shelton. Albert Town Tavern Function Room. 14th/15th Dec at 6pm. Don't miss out! Tickets now at Video Ezy! $15.

WIN AT THE YARD on Reece Cres! Every purchase goes into the draw for a Xmas Tool Hamper valued at $500. Native plants, garden tools, landscape supplies and much more here at The Yard, 14 Reece Cres. Phone 443 5069.

CHILLY BIN - 70 LITRES. PM brand. Super insulated, stainless hinges. Very strong. $175. Phone 0211 549 995.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING! OPEN DAY AT 16 Penrith Park Drive, Wanaka. 11am - 5pm on 3rd December. Homewares including stainless steel, cutlery, salad servers, serving spoons, etc. Beautiful etchings, rattan placemates and hand painted ceramic ware. Unique Christmas gifts!

WANTED 2 OR 3 FIREWOOD LOGS up to 36cm diameter. Prefer pine. Phone David 443 7337.

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

SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ARE JUST around the corner and the School Holiday Club, Community Networks will be running a Holiday Programme from Wednesday 6th January until Friday 29th January. Art workshops, mountain bike workshops, water based activities, Cinema Paradiso, Makarora, Farm visits, Ruby Island and much more! Online bookings open Monday 7th December.  For more info please visit: www.communitynetworks.co.nz or call 03 443 7799. WINZ subsidies available. OSCAR approved.

CHEF WANTED FOR FULL TIME POSITION, 40 plus hours a week. Please call in at the Wanaka Speights Ale House and ask for Bex.

SANTA'S COMING TO WANAKA AIRPORT. Free event. Sun 6 Dec 2.30pm - Warbirds & Wheels. See Santa fly over with Classic Flights then land with his elves. Bouncy castle, Santa, fire engine rides, Christmas fun.

RENTAL PROPERTY NEEDED from January 2016 for one year. Mature Wanaka couple who will take good care of your property. Size and location not important, but prefer a garage. Keen to discuss any possibilities. Please phone Fiona 443 7199 or 0210 742 166.

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.

SASANOKI'S HANGOVER CURE: 'ramen' or 'miso soup', that is the question, as hotly discussed at Sharon's party. Why not try it for yourself, although hangover is never encouraged here. Ph 443 6474.

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

CARPORT FOR SALE. Double size, near new for sale/removal. Easily disassembled (bolted together). Phone 0274 743 529.

GARDEN NEED A TIDY UP before Christmas? I'm back in town for your gardening needs. Ph or text Lynette 0220 773 859.

SPA POOL FOR SALE. Maax M450 5 adults, cedar cabinet, 15 water and 18 air jets, 2m x 2m x 900mm, new cover. $4,500. Phone 0211 042 127.

COFFEE MACHINE FOR SALE: Merol 712 fully automatic. Built-in grinder and steamer/milk frother. Duel stainless boilers. Adjustable temperature, grinder and steamer. 2 months use. $350 ono. T: 0274 743 529.

SALE SALE SALE 30% OFF all optical frames in store at Central Vision Optometry. Purchase any optical frame and go in the draw to win a pair of Serengeti sunglasses. Come on in and see the girls at Central Vision, 23 Cardrona Valley Road or ph 443 0736.

DANIEL BATCHELOR UPHOLSTERY shade sails, boat covers. Phone 0274 9667 600.

RUNABOUT - 16FT, trailer, 85HP outboard, auxiliary, accessories. Excellent order throughout. Great entry level unit. Bargain. $7,800. Phone 443 4187.

MAGICAL MAKARORA is the ideal place for that end of year Xmas party. Stay in our iconic 'A' frame chalets. Enjoy the restaurant/bar or book our large 'Top Lodge' with it's fully equipped kitchen. Come early or stay late and do the Siberia Experience, the flight, walk, jet-boat extravaganza. Perhaps just go for a trip on the Makarora and Wilkin Rivers or maybe visit the Blue Pools. Whatever you decide our friendly people at Makarora Tourist Centre will look after you. Phone: (03) 443 8372: Email: info@makarora.co.nz Web: www.makarora.co.nz

NEED TO SUPER SIZE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE? Choose your own tree up to 8 metres. You point, I'll cut. $10/metre. Phone Tony 0273 689 065.

LUXURY VAN AIRPORT TRANSFERS Wanaka-Queenstown and return. Personal, professional and reliable service. Book times to suit you. Ph: 0800 874 537, www.wanakatriketours.co.nz/luxury-transfers

JOB POSITION: Sanctuary Day Spa is looking for a massage therapist and a beauty and massage therapist to join our team, for immediate start. Please contact 0211 305 723 or dayspa@oakridge.co.nz

WANT TO SUPER SIZE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE? Choose your own tree up to 8 metres. You point, I'll cut. $10/metre. Phone Tony 0273 689 065.

APPRENTICE GIB STOPPER WANTED. Must have own vehicle. No seasonal workers. Phone 021 531 977.

WEBER SPECIALIST SHOP now operating at Selectrix. Full stock of BBQs and accessories all available at Selectrix on Reece Cres.

DANIEL BATCHELOR UPHOLSTERY shade sails, boat covers. Phone 0274 9667 600.

WHY CEDAR PROFESSIONALS? We love keeping cedar looking great. Cedar is low maintenance not no maintenance, and whether you have a partial or full cedar home, you want it looking its best and protected from the harsh South Island conditions. Call 0508 443 555 for free inspection.

FRIENDS OF WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS hold the shares in WWB Ltd for you, the community. Become a member of FOWWB and feel the pride of being part of something good.

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

WANAKA AUTO ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL: for all your mechanical, auto electrical and air conditioning servicing and repairs, including WOF. The one stop shop. Ph 443 8941.

STUCK FOR A CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA? We have unique Annie Sloan Chalk paint gift packs and vouchers available at Melanie Craig Design. Pop into our store at Helwick Street, Wanaka.

THE WOVEN SATURDAY POP UP STORE: Come and see what all the fuss is about! Stunning local and NZ yarns, Knitpro needles, patterns and those ever popular Knit Kits! Alchemy Cafe (on the waterfront) from 10am. thewoven.co.nz

NIGHT SECURITY NEEDED for Base Wanaka, paid position 5 nights a week. Must be a hard working, reliable male with customer service experience and be confident in dealing with difficult situations. Must have a vaild working holiday visa. Please e-mail you CV to: sophie.heath@stayatbase.com

SMALL DOG NEEDS HOLIDAY. Owners will be out of town a lot February to May and invite someone to care for 7yr old bitch who has no vices, loves humans and exercise. Some payment will be given. If you can help ring Neil 443 2909.

COME AND JOIN THE WANAKA SPEIGHTS ALE HOUSE on Friday 11th December at 5pm to help celebrate our 3rd birthday. Live music and delicious pork rolls. We would like to thank you for your support over the past 3 years.

CONTAINER - 20FT with shelving (removable). Lock box on door. Phone 443 4693.

DAVE SPEDDING LANDSCAPING - the full service landscaping professionals. Design, paving, lawns, planting plans and irrigation. Check out samples of our work at www.wanakalandscaping.co.nz Phone 021 707 481 or 443 2721. Dave Spedding Landscaping - professional, reliable, competitive rates.   

PART TIME NANNY POSITION available from mid January for 2yr old boy. Early child care experience essential. Must have own car with NZ drivers licence. Phone/text Hannah: 021 623 619.

DO YOU WANT TO FEEL UNIQUE. Confident & sassy! Are you rushing around, frantic? Do you want more time with your family? And for yourself? No time for shopping? Well shop online. Kik Butt Clothing. www.kikbuttlife.com

63B CHRISTMAS HAMS - Order your world famous, here in Wanaka, Christmas ham now. Glazed and ready to eat, hot out of the oven. Call Brent on 443 8966 to order now.

HOMEGROWN HIGH SPEED INTERNET from D-Fi Wireless. Fast reliable internet all day and night! Now available in Tarras, Ardgour Valley, Lindis Pass, Hawea, Mt Barker, Luggate, Albert Town, Wanaka and in-between. Only pay for what you use. 100% Wanaka owned and operated. www.d-fi-net.nz Call Tim on 021 378 253.

WANAKA HOLIDAY HOMES seeking casual part-time cleaners for the upcoming busy summer season. Must have reliable transportation and be here for the holidays. Experience preferred. Great pay, somewhat flexible hours and child friendly. Call Heather 021 2800 912 or email wanakaholidayhomes@xtra.co.nz

LOOKING FOR SOME EXTRA $. The Lake Hawea Holiday Park are looking for some in-house security staff over the New Year period 28/12/2015 to 02/01/2016. From 8.00pm each night, approximately 6-8 hours. If you have experience and are interested please call Paul at the camp 0220 437 560 or email: manager@haweaholidaypark.co.nz

WANAKLEAN DOG - Grooming, clipping and bathing. Right here in Wanaka! Call Emily on 0275 110 282 to make an appointment.

ON FREEVIEW you get all your favourite free-to-air channels plus more, one-off set up cost, no monthly fees. Call Custom Digital, 443 5138. 

EXPERIENCED WAIT STAFF REQUIRED for an exclusive catering company based in Wanaka. Applicants must be assertive, hard-working and presentable, with a high level of spoken English. 2 years hospitality experience is an advantage. Casual work only. Valid working visa and a good positive attitude are a must. Email interest to: maxine@aspiringcatering.co.nz

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

IS CHRISTMAS AT YOURS? Come in and see what we can supply at Kate Findlay Interiors. Beautiful new Cultiver linen, Reindeer hides, furniture and more, arriving daily!

DISTINCTIVE VIDEOS AND IMAGES to highlight your property or project. www.uniqueperspective.nz or ph 0210 776 908.

AID WEIGHT LOSS and improve your digestion! Join our 5 day raw detox and cleanse. www.squareonehealth.co.nz

CARDRONA GOLD PASS - Get a Xmas gift that will keep on giving until October 2016! Our new Gold Pass offers unlimited skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking! Adult $999, child $499 - Sale ends December 24th. www.cardrona.com/gold

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

HEALTH AND SAFETY compliance worries? I can help. Cost and time effective safety solutions. Ph 0272 320 282.

CHEF WANTED FOR FULL TIME POSITION, 40 plus hours a week. Please call in at the Wanaka Speights Ale House and ask for Bex.

RHYTHM AND ALPS day tickets available. All info at rhythmandalps.co.nz

SALE - Shoes and repaired shoes that have been here too long. Come and pick up your shoes, as we will sell them. 67 Brownston St. Eftpos available. Keys cut, bags mended. Phone 443 9999.

BABYSITTER AVAILABLE NOW - Day or evenings. 17 yr old local student (finished school for the year) with loads of experience. References available. Leave your kids with me and do your Christmas shopping, or while you're at work or out for dinner! Call or text 0278 908 083 or 443 6110. Emily.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN LEO LIONS of Wanaka raffles every Friday night. Raising funds for a community bench.

SCHIST BUILDING STONE FOR SALE. Ex quarry surplus, sold at cost. $180 per tonne. Contact Jim 0210 2655 808.

GARDEN NEED A TIDY UP before Christmas? I'm back in town for your gardening needs. Ph or text Lynette 0220 773 859.

LUGGATE HOTEL LIVE MUSIC this weekend with Tai this Saturday night.

EXPERIENCED EXCAVATOR OPERATOR wanted. Ph: 0274 435 400.

CASUAL TRAIL CARPENTER REQUIRED to build mountain bike skills features for Cardrona Alpine Resort. Email: working@cardrona.com or contact Jamie 021 539 931.

THE RIPPON CELLAR DOOR WILL BE CLOSED on Monday December 7th for our staff Christmas party. We will reopen for wine tastings and sales from 11am - 5pm on Tuesday the 8th. Our apologies for any inconvenience this causes.

THE LANDSCAPER - Got your plans, now to implement. Call The Landscaper with 20 years experience for quality personalised service. Malcolm 0274 320 244.

FROM LIVING CHRISTMAS TREES to luxury crackers, you will find everything you need to get into the festive spirit at Wanaka Mitre 10. See in store for the staff's gift picks and pencil in your late night shopping, next Wednesday 9th Dec, 6 – 8pm.

APPLE TV, IMAC, MACBOOK. All things Apple. Only at Selectrix.

WEDDING/EVENT HIRE (FRENCH RUSTIC). White ottomans - white scatter cushions - clear chiavari chairs - silver/gold trim plates - turquoise glass vases (short and tall). www.wanakaweddingandeventhire.co.nz YouTube our videos. Sue 0274 530 974.

CARPORT FOR SALE. Double size, near new for sale/removal. Easily disassembled (bolted together). Phone 0274 743 529.

HAWEA PLAYGROUP is looking for a kind, caring and motivated Session Coordinator to work Mon, Tues and Thurs mornings during the school term from February 2016. Please email Jo for a job description and application details by December 11th: haweaplaygroup@gmail.com

COMMISSIONS AVAILABLE NOW by local award winning portrait artist. Stephen Martyn Welch. Visit website or fan page or +64 212 584 422 www.stephenmartynwelch.com Facebook Stephen Martyn Welch - The Fan Page.

LOOKING FOR WORK AS MEDICAL ADMINISTRATOR or in the hospitality industry. Good references. Speak 4 European languages. Please phone 0272 734 111.

HUGE SAVINGS ON OUTDOOR FURNITURE at Wanaka Mitre 10! Corner settings, 2 + 3 seaters, arm chairs, day beds and deck chairs must go. Save up to $1500, but hurry, limited stock available.

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.

IF YOU LIKE WHAT WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS, provides, stands for and its philosophy, and want to get involved, Friends of Wanaka Wastebusters are seeking people to join the committee. Contact us through: fowwbusters@gmail.com

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES - dug fresh daily, available at Selectrix.

WE NOW LIVE IN THE DIGITAL WORLD. Don't delay old analogue media will not last forever. We convert VHS tapes and all media to digital or DVD. Preserve your precious memories. Pop in and see us at Tidy Design, 3 Frederick St or give us a call on 443 4433.

SALE SALE SALE 30% OFF all optical frames in store at Central Vision Optometry. Purchase any optical frame and go in the draw to win a pair of Serengeti sunglasses. Come on in and see the girls at Central Vision, 23 Cardrona Valley Road or ph 443 0736.

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS SORT for reliving at Montessori Children's House Wanaka. We require qualified relievers to join our passionate and supportive team of professionals. Please email Anne-Marie Love, Managing Teacher: annemarie.love@mchw.co.nz for a position description and/or application.

NATIVE PLANTS - fast-growing, cold-hardy, economical plants, tree protectors and fertiliser can be couriered to your door. www.pukeraunursery.co.nz Ph 0508 205 205.

EMMA FOR BEAUTY CHRISTMAS SPECIALS! 1:$99 summer package  -Includes St.Tropez spray tan , CND Shellac application and prep and polish. 2: Book in your next $50 CND Shellac treatment to receive your free prep and polish. 3: Treat your dry cracked heels with our hydrating spa pedicure and receive a complimentary prep and polish manicure. Gift vouchers available. Offers end Thursday December 24th. For bookings phone 443 6392 or visit www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

GRAEME JAMES WILL BE PLAYING at the Cardrona Hotel this Saturday, 5th December from noon until 3pm. The perfect mix of chilled live sounds and the best garden bar around. Don't miss this awesome opportunity to hang out with one of NZ's best musicians. See you there.            

HEAD CHEF POSITION AVAILABLE at Sailz Lake Hawea. If you are passionate about food, keen to add your flair to a restaurant with a great reputation, able to work in a busy kitchen cooking a la carte, while leading a team which also provides for the fast food needs of our community, maybe this is the position for you. Phone 0274 438 810, email: sailzlakehawea@xtra.co.nz or call in for a chat.

SHADE SAILS, BOAT COVER, Daniel Batchelor Upholstery 027 4966 700.

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

ELECTRIC CARS FOR WANAKA! Want one? Need one? Have one? Contact: wanakaevclub@gmail.com or Morgan on 022 5663 736.

HALO LIP BALM - All natural! $5 each. Made with beeswax, cacao butter and coconut oil. Red tinted or plain. Text 0210 8417 560.

MULTIPLE HOUSE GUESTS THIS SUMMER? Order your PuzzPort 12 month pass to Puzzling World now! Just $49 for adults and $34 for children. Order online or in store.

INFLATABLE BOAT. Maxxiom, 3 meters long with 9.8HP outboard and custom built trailor. Excellent condition. $3000 ono. Phone 0276 663 097.

WADERS SIZE 10 FOR SALE. Thigh waders, also light weight waist waders, hardly worn. Phone 746 8211.

AIRSHED GIFT CARDS - perfect present for birthdays or Christmas! Trampolining, airbags and more. Something for all budgets. Call in at 28 Reece Cres, theairshed.co.nz or phone 0212 555 929.

BRICKLAYERS & STONEMASONS WANTED for immediate start. Must have experience and be able to work alone and as part of a team. Pay based on level of experience and skill. Email: cml7767@gmail.com or phone 0212 670 520.

SPACE AVAILABLE TO RENT – ideal for start up business, pop-up shop opportunity, or storage space. December and January only. 19 Cliff Wilson Street, 90sqm studio space. Contact Anna on 021 575 569 or info@dancewanaka.co.nz for further enquiries

RICH IN BIODIVERSITY - are you wanting to increase or introduce native biodiversity on your farm or rural property? I can help you plan it and get it in the ground. Call me Anne Steven Landscape Architect 443 4404 or 0212 939 207, or tell me about your vision over a Hammer and Nail coffee at my office.

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: 'shu muika' (shoe-muy-car) meaning '6 days a week'. Having the wee break with 2 days off in a row/week, Sasanoki is now on the full working mode, open 6 days, from Monday to Saturday both on lunch and dinner. Trust me, we're open 6 days and nights. Ph 443 6474.

RECEPTIONIST AND HOUSEKEEPERS required for our busy motel. Come and work at the Alpine Motel Wanaka. Regular shifts five days a week plus weekends. Apply within, email Derek Johnson: info@alpinemotelwanaka.co.nz or phone 0272 401 285 for further details.

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.

COOK/HUNTING LODGE - We are looking for someone local who loves to cook, is creative with food, can cook for different size groups ranging from 4 to 15 people and is flexible with food times. Must be able to work nights and weekends. We have a short but busy hunting season from end of February to beginning of July. Applications to: marcus@cardronasafaris.com

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING! OPEN DAY AT 16 Penrith Park Drive, Wanaka. 11am - 5pm on 3rd December. Homewares including stainless steel, cutlery, salad servers, serving spoons, etc. Beautiful etchings, rattan placemates and hand painted ceramic ware. Unique Christmas gifts!

KAMP MARQUEE HIRE. Unique rectangular, oval and round marquees; event design and creation. Phone 0210 2934 268 or contact@kamp.co.nz

GET YOUR FREE GIFT AT ORBIS this Christmas! When you spend $150 on KAGI jewellery, we will give you a hematite bracelet worth $79. Offer ends December 23. Only at Orbis on the lakefront.

CAKES OF WANAKA are now taking orders for your Christmas treats. Cheesecakes, chocolate whiskey cakes and Yule logs amongst other goodies. Pop in to the lakefront shop to order.

RETIRED MALE NZ RESIDENT urgently in need of house/flat share. David 0211 616 324.

WEBER COOKING DEMOS - Saturday from 11am till 1pm - plus full selection of Weber BBQs and accessories at Weber Specialist Dealer, Selectrix Wanaka.

CHEF DE PARTIE REQUIRED at Cafe Gusto to complete our awesome team. Immediate start! Pop in with your CV or email: healsons@outlook.com

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

CREATINGORGANIC.SPACE - edible and natural landscape solutions chemical free, healthy habitats. For enquiries visit website or phone 0223 265 019.

FREE COMPUTER. Dell Dimension 2400 Computer (CPU plus keyboard) circa 2005, Windows XP, 1GB RAM. Free. Phone 0274 141 141.

NZ CHRISTMAS HAMS - Gold Award Winners - are back Wanaka. Waitaki Bacon & Ham are excited to bring exclusive to Wanaka their boutique farmed hams for the 3rd year. Buy direct from the farmer. Free delivery on 17th December. Orders call 0276 005 787. Email: sales@waitakibaconham.co.nz or www.waitakibaconham.co.nz One farm, one unique taste - come discover a taste of Waitaki.

THE PERFECT PRESSIE WANAKA KAYAKS SUP and sail gift voucher! Get sorted for Xmas 0800 926 925 or info@wanakakayaks.co.nz

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

INTRODUCING THE DOGGY DREAM TEAM! Emily is very excited to welcome Suzie Hewson back to the Wanaklean Dog pack. Suzie will be joining Emily in the salon. Grooming with twice the Dog Power! Call 0275 110 282.

DISHWASHER AND CAFE ASSISTANT positions at Florences Foodstore and Cafe. Please send a cover letter of relevant hospitality skills to: info@florencesfoodstore.co.nz

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

KIDS' BIRTHDAY PARTIES AT The AirShed - great energy burner and all weather fun! Book out facility for $195, or non-exclusive for $16.50pp. Check out theairshed.co.nz or phone/text 0212 555 929 for details.

FLATMATE WANTED - a double bedroom with built-in wardrobe available in a sunny modern 4 bedroom house. Looking for a mature male over 25 years old. Must be clean, tidy, responsible and easygoing. Ph 0273 184 070.

BARISTA NEEDED FOR BUSY LAKEFRONT cafe for day and evening shifts. Must be able to make a great coffee and general front of house duties. Ph or text Carl on 0274 747 694.

ANY MUSICIANS OR BANDS WANTING to play at the Luggate Hotel please email: info@luggatehotel.co.nz for more details. Aucostic welcome!

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

SANTA'S GROTTO. New venue. Rugby Club rooms. Come and see Santa's Wonderland. Full timetable in this edition.

DID YOU KNOW? OPULENCE HAIR stock Davines hair care? Quality guilt free hair products created with natural ingredients from organic farms, in a factory using renewable energy and all wrapped in recycled packaging. Phone 03 443 2243.

CERTIFIED MEDIUMSHIP since 9/2015. Beings of the metaphysical have been very familiar to me since childhood. Questions you may have shall be about yourself. Please note that I do not channel deceased ones. Channeling: per phone, skype, email or one on one. Every 15min = NZ$20. Saviera 0277 818 153. www.healingteacher.co.nz

KARITANE BACH AVAILABLE 7th - 27th January. Sleeps 6 - 8. Only 100m from beach. Phone 443 1556 or email: ianandlois@xtra.co.nz

LIVE MUSIC WITH CIVILIAN SOL and charity auction fundraising for the Upper Clutha Tracks Trust from 7pm at Gin and Raspberry, Saturday 5th December.

CHILDREN'S SWAGS BY HARDANTLER CAMPING CO - the best Christmas present any child could get. Phone Leah to come and see them in Hawea this week, online at www.hardantlercamping.co.nz or find my stall at the Cromwell Fete this Saturday. Convenient, waterproof, easily assembled and durable - your child will love sleeping in these inside or out! Ph 0272 585 400.

QUIZ NIGHT AT LUGGATE HOTEL this Thursday 3rd Dec at 6.30pm. Great prizes, great fun!

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN'S NEW CAFE Albie's is open from 7am Monday to Friday and 8.30am Saturday & Sunday. Call in and get your coffee and lunch on the way to work. Pop your business card in the jar and go in the draw to win morning tea on Friday morning. Great lunch menu and $10 special every day. All cabinet food by our great baker Lynette. Congratulations to Harcourt's Real Estate staff who will get their morning tea delivered this Friday morning .

JOB OPPORTUNITY - Concrete Grinder QCG now has a team based in Wanaka and we are looking for someone to join our team. We grind and polish concrete floors, clean and seal concrete surfaces, manufacture bench tops etc. Must be physically fit and hard working. Full training provided. Good career progression for the right candidate. Long term only, full NZ driving licence. Contact Rob - 0221 931 080.

CARDRONA HOTEL WILL BE CLOSED from 5pm on Monday 7th December for a private function. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

FREEVIEW TV, INSTALLATION and service for home, crib, or caravan. Repairs to Plasma and LCD TVs. Local tech with vast experience in electronic repairs. Barnett's Radio & TV Service, est. 1974. 7 Lagoon Ave, Albert Town. Ph 443 7961, 021REPAIR.

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  

WANAKA FARMERS MARKET. Quality local foods and now crafts every Thursday from 3pm outside Speight's Ale House. Come and experience the local delights on offer!

BUILDING OR RENOVATING? Then a visit to Selectrix is a must for advice on your whiteware and audio visual requirements. It will be the best advice you will ever receive from Ken and Ben whose years of experience mean good honest ethical advice - only at Selectrix.

NEW YEAR'S EVE bookings are filling up quickly at Bistro Gentil. Set menu $210pp including wine matches. Celebrate the New Year in style. 76a Golf Course Road. Ph 443 2299.

 

SANTA'S COMING TO WANAKA AIRPORT. Free event. Sun 6 Dec 2.30pm - Warbirds & Wheels. See Santa fly over with Classic Flights then land with his elves. Bouncy castle, Santa, fire engine rides, Christmas fun.

EVERGREEN LANDSCAPING PROVIDE: design, fencing, retaining, paving, garden features, lawns, earthmoving, gravel, soil and wood chip supplies. Call for free quote 0508EVERGREEN.

WANT A TAXI - EASY! 0800 WANATAXI (0800 92 62 82). Book now for all your holiday season transport needs. Around town trips, airport transfers, wine tours, sightseeing trips. Friendliest little taxis in town! WANATAXI.

RUNABOUT - 16FT, trailer, 85HP outboard, auxiliary, accessories. Excellent order throughout. Great entry level unit. Bargain. $7,800. Phone 443 4187.

COOK NEEDED FOR BUSY LAKEFRONT cafe for day and evening shifts. Needs experience and ability to work under pressure. Ph or text Carl on 0274 747 694.

SIX RETRO EAMES EIFFEL DINING CHAIRS. Inspired by Charles Eames, the chairs simple structure is built with ABS plastic matt white seat, supported by durable steel fisings and wooden (beech) legs. Phone 0274 138 321.

RED RIDING HOOD AND THE WOLF dance concert Saturday 5th December at 5pm, Lake Wanaka Centre. Thanks to Queenstown Lakes District Council.

A GARDEN BEFORE XMAS? Call Groundswell Landscaping. Specialists in low maintenance NZ native gardens. Plants, irrigation, lawns and advice. Call Craig 0210 2754 406 or email info@groundswell.net.nz

DEVIALET PHANTOM HAS ARRIVED - the world's most talked about wireless speaker system. Come in and be profoundly blown away at Selectrix.

FLAIR HAIR DESIGN. 6 Stylists. Open 6 days. Ph 443 7727.

CHRISMAS HOLIDAYS HOUSE SWAP. Modern four bedroom family home with spa pool in the Mt Iron area, for your home in the Coromandel area. January 3rd to 10th approx. Phone 0211 170 644. Would consider renting without swapping.

LADIES! Why not throw a pamper party? What a fabulous way to spend time with friends and enjoy getting pampered before Christmas! Relax and wind down over this busy time. Emma for Beauty Mobile pamper parties! Phone 443 6392. www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

RESONANCE ASPIRING PODIATRY AND SHOES: Get your feet ready for summer activities. Wearing sandals or running the trails make sure your feet have all they need to be healthy. Call Raewyn Phipps 428 4220. Body and Sole, 24 Dungarvon Street, CBD.

SPECIALISED P1 JUMP BIKE 26". Near new. Bought and not used. $450. Phone 0211 549 995.

FOR SALE: F&P FRIDGE/FREEZER, 248L, white, 1600H x 525W x 540D. Only been used as a spare fridge. In excellent condition. $400. Phone 0274 431 942. (Similar to the newer F&P model E249TRX).

CO.STARTERS round two is happening at The Cell! If you have a great idea for a new business or are wanting to grow an existing one, now is your chance to make it happen. Facilitated by Bridget Legnavsky, CO.Starters will be kicking off February 17th! Limited spots so contact Liz at info@thecell.co.nz today.

STAFF WANTED. Looking for front of house staff and kitchen hand to join our team. Please email your interest to: info@wgk.co.nz

WANAKA SINGERS CONCERT! 'A Night Under The Spotlight', singing students of Jenn Shelton. Albert Town Tavern Function Room. 14th/15th Dec at 6pm. Don't miss out! Tickets now at Video Ezy! $15.

WANAKA AUTO ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL: beat the Xmas rush and get your boat trailer WOF and repairs sorted today. Ph 443 8941.

COUNSELLING WITH LIZ MALUSCHNIG - 25yrs experience. Email me on: lizmaluschnig@gmail.com or text 027 4334 520. 

THE GOOD CORNERS "OH MY GOODNESS" soiree is on again! This Friday from 5pm, local beer and wine, live Djs, food from The Good Spot Caravan and general good times. See you there! 34 Anderson Road, Friday 4th December.

HANDS ON HANDYMAN for any handyman task including decking, fencing, gates, and welding. Any odd job around the house big or small, give Sean a call 021 567 115.

CASUAL PART TIME WEEKEND WORK vacancy at boutique lodge. Approximately 4 - 5 hours daily. Greet guests and housekeeping. Please deliver CV to Lake Wanaka Lodge, 24 Tenby Street or email: stay@lakewanakalodge.co.nz

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

MADESIMPLY - SUSTAINABLE HOMEWARES made in Wanaka. Built to last a lifetime. Visit us at Remarkable Markets this Saturday and Wanaka markets this Sunday or shop online www.madesimply.co.nz

MANUKA BIOTIC SKINCARE in stock at chubbycheeks.co.nz, completely natural skincare. Body lotions, hand cream and body wash perfect for relief from things such as eczema and face wash/face cream perfect for acne. Locally owned, pick ups welcome. Facebook Chubby Cheeks.

ROB ROY GLACIER TRACK TRANSPORT - Basic fare $140 return (2 persons), up to 6 people. Call KT Sightseeing 443 9368.

FREE BEE SWARM COLLECTION in exchange for honey later in the season. Please call Simon on 0212 125 867.

CONFUSED ABOUT YOUR VISA? Need residency help and advice? Need a new work visa? Contact your local licensed Immigration Adviser 03 443 8386, info@easyvisa.co.nz ph 0210 2441 380.

CHRISTMAS WREATHS FOR YOUR DOOR or table. Delivered free to your Wanaka address with fresh flower, ribbons and all things Christmas! Starting from $45 each. Phone Rebecca 443 1243 to order.

MINI PUTT. GREAT GAME. Open 7 days, late night Friday and Saturday. Open 10am. Vouchers available for Christmas presents. BYO. 67 Brownston St. Phone 443 9999.

GARAGE SALE: Saw bench, tools, paint, garden tools, collectables, mountain bike, lounge suite, heater, book shelves, lounger, timber, decorators gear and more. 5th December. Main Road, Luggate. Signs out 9am.

FOR SALE EPSON 73/73N INK cartridges, 4 colour pack, new, $80. Free - Epson printer (scan, fax only). Ph 443 6463 or 0211 101 160.