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20 December 2017



FOR SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF effective rabbit proofing, macrocarpa post and rail fences and high quality farm fencing call Tony at Alpine Fencing on 027 4575 152 or visit www.alpinefencing.co.nz for more info.

CHRISTMAS HOURS - Double Black Cafe will be closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Business as usual from the 27th onward!

SALE PRICE NATIVE PLANTS. Locally grown, very healthy, large and bushy. Ribbonwoods, Pittosporums, Flaxes, Kowhais. All $10 each. Will deliver for larger orders. Ph. 0274 452 032 or 443 7481.

CLEANERS & WINDOW CLEANERS WANTED! Prefer long term resident. Must have own car, a good eye for detail and be flexible with hours. Text 021 500 774 or text 021 555 963.

BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS & GUITARS: Get in quick for incredible Christmas deals on bluetooth speakers and headphones from Jamoji, Marley & B&W. Great guitar and uke gift ideas as well.

FLIES? SPIDERS? WASPS? Full pest control services provided by experienced, fully qualified PMANZ registered technician. Call John at A & J Services 0274 331 482.

IF YOU VALUE YOUR TREES, you can trust Tree Tamers professional arborists. Fully qualified, fully insured, and experienced! Operating locally since 2003. Phone 03 443 6454 - www.treetamers.co.nz

COBBLER GLENN WILL HEEL YOU, save your sole and even dye for you. Drop your repairs into Simply New Zealand, 3 Helwick St, Wanaka.

SOLO BACKPACK SPRAYER 15 litre $50. Ph 021 2397 192.

HAY FOR SALE: Small bales clover/cocksfoot with no weeds. $10+gst. Phone 0225 022 533.

WIRELESS, BLUETOOTH, TURNTABLES, guitars, ukes, Devialet Phantom - diverse exclusive products at Selectrix. Check them out.

2007 NISSAN XTRAIL 25S, 4WD, 2.5L auto, ABS, alloys, reversing camera. 127,000kms. Excellent condition. $13,995+ORC. $63/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

FLAT FOR RENT AT ACHILLES PLACE. Female or couple only. One bedroom studio. Furnished. Sunny. TV WiFi station. 10 minutes walk to town. Close to parking. No smokers or pets. $350 p/w power included. Ono. Available from now till April. Bill, phone 021 473 943 or text.

'EVERYDAY GODDESS' Nourishment sessions: 60 min, 90 min or 2 hours. Includes your choice of therapeutic massage, tarot guidance, healing support and/or personal life coaching at www.TheTinyTempleForWellbeing.com Ph 0212 622 049.

CARAVAN - COMPASS MENDIP 2004 2 berth full end bathroom, motor mover current WOF and electrical warrant; self-containment certified and has porch awning big enough for single bunks plus storage. $19,500. Phone 021 442 622.

NEED SOME CHRISTMAS CHEER? Christmas CD's available at Caltex this month. Huge selection, from $6.99 each at Caltex.

LUGGATE HOTEL PRESENTS The Southern Man this Friday 6pm live and loud in the Garden Bar. Bring your workers or workmates down for a great night out before Christmas. Drink specials, free BBQ, great meal deals. If you can't make Friday we have Denis back on Saturday afternoon playing all your favorites. See you there.

YES, RIKA THE HAIR FAIRY would like to wish all her existing and future clients a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year and hope to see you in 2018. Please call or text Rika The Hair Fairy for your appointment in 2018 - 0273 169 463.

CHRISTMAS CLEANING SPECIAL! Xtreme Cleans have a few more spaces available before Christmas. We clean Airbnb changeovers, holiday homes, weekly/fortnightly cleans, office cleans and windows. Contact us for more details and a quote on 027 9574 391.

STUCK FOR CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS... Give the gift of travel! World Travellers Wanaka have vouchers for that someone special. Drop into World Travellers Wanaka upstairs beside the Art Gallery on 4 Helwick Street or call us on 03 443 7414.

THERESA (TREE) IS COMING BACK to Wanaka with her sissors! She will be working Mondays with Evette out of her beautiful salon Lush. Call or text Theresa on 0273 244 280 to make your appointment.

TREE AND SHRUB PRUNING Reductions. Thinning. Deadwood. For professional and friendly advice and service please call Joe on 0274 785 913.

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

PUBLIC ADVISORY: The Wanaka Pantomimers would like to advise the wonderful public of the Upper Clutha that there will be lots of yummy Black Peak Gelato ice cream on sale at the interval of Cindy and the Villanelles. Like you need any more reasons to get tickets and go panto.

FORD FOCUS FOR SALE. First registered 2003. Only 53,000 kms by one careful lady owner. Very tidy condition. Phone 443 8055 to inspect.

BOAT FOR SALE – "Floyd", Andrews Craft Fiberglass, 90HP Yamaha outboard 1993, 460hrs. Great ski boat for family fun, nimble and economical. $9800. Trademe #1497223974. Text/phone Steve 0272 730 730.

QUALIFIED CARPENTERS/BUILDERS WANTED. Wanaka Builders are looking for new team members. Send CV to wanakabuilders@outlook.com

ROOF PAINTING & EXTERIOR HOUSE SERVICE. Roof Painting from $1420 up to 100m2. Get your roof professionally painted without scaffolding and save a lot of money! We paint every type of the roof. We also offer: roof repairing, exterior house wash from $219, roof wash and gutter clean from $399, moss and mould roof treatment from $599. Window cleaning for free! Get your house a new look! Inspection & quotation for free! Web: www.roofsnewzealand.wordpress.com Contact: roofsnewzealand@gmail.com Phone: 0210 8099 967.

HOUSEKEEPER/CLEANER WANTED for Wanaka Haven Lodge. 3-4 days/wk (or more) minimum 4hrs/day. Long term possible. Start 15th Jan. Please call Anne-Mie 021 500 507 for more info or email stay@wanakahaven.co.nz

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES ready now. Dug daily each day. Available at Selectrix. 

HOUSEKEEPERS REQUIRED: We have part-time positions available at The Pines Resort on Fridays and/or Saturdays. Hours of work are from 9.20am – approx. 2.30pm. Ideal for those who are semi – retired, parents with school age children, or for those who just want to enjoy the company of others while earning some extra income. Sounds like you then Lynley would love you to call her on 443 8350.

PURE VOUCHERS: Available online a voucher template. Let us do the rest. Give the gift of pamper www.puretherapy.co.nz

TV'S BIG BRANDS AT SELECTRIX. New unbeatable prices on OLED, QLED and LED Smart TV's. Best prices guaranteed in New Zealand at Selectrix, Wanaka.

C5 CITROEN FOR SALE. Grey/silver sedan. 2004. SX 5 door, 4 speed, auto. 132xxx kms. One (careful) family owner. Great all round condition. Phone 03 443 7932.

ASPECTS DAY SPA wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas. We are open every day through the holiday period 9am till late (except Christmas Day). 61 Brownston St. Ph 03 443 5051.

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

DAVE SPEDDING LANDSCAPING THANK all their customers and suppliers for another great year. We are closing Thursday 21st for a well deserved break and will be back again on Monday 8th January. Call today if you want to discuss how we can help you in the New Year - landscape design, irrigation, lawns, paving, decks, planting plans. Call Dave 021 707 481. www.wanakalandscaping.co.nz

ASPIRING MASSAGE WANAKA! EST 2005. Gift certificates for Christmas only $60 until 23rd December. Trevor Bailey. Full time massage since 1994. USA/NZ. Deep tissue - relaxation. By appointment. Phone 443 2993 or 0274 222 455.

CHRISTMAS EVE MARKET 10am - 2pm Pembroke Park. Come on down to the Wanaka Artisan Market on Sunday. We will be there with all of your favourite treats, produce and hand crafted goodies. See you there!

GET INTO THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT with the Treble Tones, performing a mixture of carols and their faves at the Wanaka Artisan Market, this Thursday along Bullock Creek site.

SUNDAY CRAFT MARKET THIS WEEK. Pembroke Park from 10am. Handmade NZ arts, crafts and design direct from the artists.

YOUTH AND ALCOHOL – SOME TIPS to make a difference. 2. Delay your teenager's introduction to alcohol as long as possible. Most teens obtain alcohol from a parent, caregiver or other family member. Research shows that the younger the teen starts drinking, the more likely it is that they go on to drink harmfully in their late teens and adult life. For further info visit http://www.mtaspiring.school.nz/students-and-families/parenting-101 brought to you by the Wanaka Alcohol Group - "Empowering the community to make positive choices for healthy lifestyles."

COBBLER GLENN REPAIRS ZIPS, patching and stitching. Drop your boots and bags into Simply New Zealand, 3 Helwick St, Wanaka.

WPS SECURITY ARE LOOKING FOR part-time guards for night-time hosting on local bars. Great way to supplement regular income. Training given. Must be prepared to get Security Licence. Text/phone Claire 0273 585 426.

GROUND CONTROL - Lawns, gardens and general property maintenance. Call us for a free quote 022 3634 413.

IT TAKES ONLY 22 MINUTES... to dry your washing at Caltex's Wifi Laundromat, 9 super fast, oversized dryers available. Caltex Laundromat.

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

THE RIPPON CELLAR DOOR will be closed on Christmas Day. We re-open for wine tastings and sales from 11am - 5pm daily on Boxing Day. Come for a visit and have a taste!

TYRES! Mobile Tyres Wanaka come to your home or work 7 days a week. For new tyres or repairs on cars, 4WD and trucks. Call Jason today for a free quote 021 973 722.

2006 MITSUBISHI PAJERO EXCEED 3.8L, 7 seater, auto, leather, nudge bar, rear spoiler. 156,000kms. Now $15,995+ORC $71/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

INNER BEAUTY - Albert Town, book a spa pedicure and receive a free brow tidy this December. Organic facials, massage and waxing available. Shellac/Vinlyux manicures and pedicures. Like us on Facebook to see package deals. Gift vouchers available. Text/phone Lisa 027 5236 838.

MACROCARPA POST AND RAIL FENCES made from stunning renewable Southland timber. Call Tony at Alpine Fencing on 027 4575 152 for a quote or visit www.alpinefencing.co.nz for more info.

BASS GUITAR AMPLIFIER FOR SALE. Ashdown EVO III, 500W 15" speaker. Very little use. Onboard effects and footswitch. $950. Phone 0221 038 674.

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

RASPBERRIES FOR CHRISTMAS! Wanaka Berry Farm, 83 Orchard Road, has fresh raspberries picked daily. Don't leave it until the last minute. For buying locally grown produce.

KAI WHAKAPAI ARE STILL LOOKING FOR a top Barista, a part-time Front of House superstar and a couple of Kitchen Hands to complete the summer team. Please pop in for a chat or email kaimanager@gmail.com

BTP - PAINTERS AND DECORATORS available for any size job. Very experienced and professional. Please phone Ben for a quote 0204 0133 350.

AUDIO VISUAL FOR YOUR NEW HOME - visit Wanaka's only specialist at Selectrix. Top brands: Panasonic, Samsung, Demon, Pioneer, Devialet, Focal, B&W, Marantz. Team them up with Apple and you have complete wireless throughout your home. Check it out with Ben at Selectrix.

WASTEBUSTERS OPEN 9am to 5pm every day except Christmas Day. Drop off your recycling $1 per crate. Check out our Reuse Shop - full of daily surprises. Cnr Ballantyne and Riverbank Roads. Wastebusters.co.nz

MILK & BREAD SPECIALS AT CALTEX Wanaka - today and every day. Pams milk 2 x 2L only $7.50. Golden Bake bread 2 loaves only $3.50. Caltex open 6am - 11pm daily.

ON HOLIDAY OR BUSINESS AND NEED RELIABLE WIFI? Come to The Cell's shared workspace. You can hire desk space by the hour, use unlimited high speed WiFi and have access to meeting rooms. Email: info@thecell.co.nz or call MJ at 022 3430 416.

WEBER BBQS - New red and black Q models now in stock at Selectrix - Wanaka's only specialist dealer. All models and accessories in stock at Selectrix. 

PUBLIC ADVISORY: There will be door sales for all showings of Cindy and the Villanelles this week unless we have sold out on Eventfinda beforehand in which case there will not be door sales for all showings of Cindy and the Villanelles so if you are intending to get tickets for Cindy and the Villanelles then please be advised by this public advisory to get your tickets for Cindy and the Villanelles.

KITCHEN ASSISTANT REQUIRED for busy Mexican food trailer. Must be here longer term and be hard working. 30+ hours per week. Full training can be given to enthusiastic applicant! Call Jules 022 0737 407 or email admin@burritocraft.co.nz

FIREWOOD - OLD MAN PINE $75 per metre. Get sorted before the rush. Southern Firewood. Phone 021 0698 210.

POSITION AVAILABLE at Caltex Wanaka. Forecourt Attendant required from 23/12 to 6/1, total 12 days work. Plus... an enthusiastic, customer focused person is required to join our award winning team from late January. Full time, long term position. Bring your CV into Matt at Caltex Wanaka or email caltexwanaka@xtra.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

WOULD YOU LIKE TO EARN SOME EXTRA INCOME? Ramada Resort has  permanent part time positions available in our Café/Bar. You can choose... Mornings 7am - 11am (2 or three shifts weekdays) or afternoon/evenings? 4.30pm - 9pm. Maybe you would like to do both? The choice is yours! Long term only please apply. Contact us now. Phone Kaydee on 021 608 594 or email her at    kaydee.george@ramadawanaka.co.nz

WANAKA OSTEOPATHIC CLINIC - Treating Wanaka locals since 2005. Offering new techniques specifically designed for the needs of Wanaka's active population; to get you back out there asap, with long term relief. Whole body approach to musculoskeletal and organ system problems. From toes to tinnitus, newborn to ninety, we assess and treat the entire body. ACC registered, call 443 OSTE (6783) or visit www.wanakaosteopathic.co.nz

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE: 10am Wanaka New Life Church, 50 Reece Crescent. Carols, special guest singer, family fun and Christmas cake to follow! newlife.co.nz

WANAKA AUTUMN ART SCHOOL. Our usual grant funding still available to assist with fees. Forms available from library or UCCAC@outlook.com Registration opens about January 9 and applicants need to book early stating applying for grant. Successful applicants will be notified mid February.

CHILDS CYCLE. Suit 4 to 9 year old. Excellent condition. $20. Phone 027 3071 271.

REFILL, DON'T SWAP 9KG LPG gas bottles. You'll save $$$ with refilling. Fast and efficient service at Caltex from 6am - 11pm daily.

DOUBLE BLACK - will be closing at 12 midday on Wednesday 20th December for a well deserved staff Christmas function. Business as usual the following day! Merry Christmas!

WHITEBAIT FROM SOUTH WESTLAND for sale. A special treat for the festive season. $20 per 250g pack. Phone 027 4439 853.

FISHER & PAYKEL ELBA WASHING MACHINE. Excellent working order, about 4 years old, just doesn't fit now. $200. Phone Ros 022 6293 430.

HAVE YOU GOT YOUR PANTOMIME TICKETS YET? Cindy and the Villanelles is at the Lake Wanaka Centre from December 21st-23rd. Tickets available now at Eventfinda. Fun for all the family!

WANTED TO RENT: house/bach/farm cottage for responsible family of 4 (2 adults, 14yo & 12yo) from January 2018 for 6+ months. Hawea/Wanaka area. Please phone/text Ange on 021 447 613 or email fireflyange@gmail.com

DRUM KIT WANTED from 26 December to 8 January. Our drumless trio 3's a crowd has 2 visiting percussionists coming to visit and we would love to rent, hire or borrow a drum kit over that period. Please text or email Denis on 0274 106 242 denis@tiritirilodge.com

WANTED - LONG-TERM, unfurnished, self-contained one bedroom house/cottage for respectful, employed, non-smoking local male mid 40's and two cats. Prefer quiet/rural area with log burner. Please phone Christian 021 0536 659. Thank you.

OPEN 7 DAYS EXCEPT Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The Merino Story would like to wish our customers a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2018 from Carolyn,Karen & Beverley.

WANAKA'S ONLY TOUCHFREE CARWASH is at Caltex. From $9, options available incl underbody, wheels, double wash, protectant, wax. Caltex Wanaka.

PENNY'S HOME CARE - DO YOU REQUIRE HELP with housework, personal care, shopping, meal preparation, medications, outings, transportation, gardening etc? If so, call Penny Fisher R.N. on 0273 434 776.

2007 NISSAN DUALIS 2.0 G Four. 4WD, sun roof, rear spoiler, alloys. 104,000kms. $10,995+ORC. $50/wk* 2 available. www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

CONSTRUCTION LABOURER WANTED K. L. Burke Building Construction Ltd. is looking for member to join their team in full time position. Duties include manual handling, site cleaning, cutting and measuring material, moving materials around site and operate power tools. Prefer experience within the role and own tools. Must have own transport. Call 027 4334 853 or email kenburke@xtra.co.nz

HOLIDAY HOUSE AVAILABLE Warbirds, Easter 29/3/18 to 3/4/2018. Cromwell. Sleeps 7. $350 per night. Ph 021 557 768.

PRIVATE HYPNOBIRTHING available with Clinical Hypnotherapist. Complete Childbirth Programme. www.hypnobirth4U.co.nz Phone 021 947 056.

RENOVATION NEEDS. Contact 2020 Homes Ltd for the big jobs to those tricky little ones. With over 30 years experience there's no such thing as can't. Phone Kevin 021 752 124 or Lesley 027 5665 449 or email wantbuilder@gmail.com

CAN'T WAIT UNTIL RECYCLING DAY? You can drop off all your household recycling at Wastebusters for just $1 a crate, and do some treasure-hunting while you're there. Open 9am to 5pm, seven days (except Christmas Day), corner Riverbank & Ballantyne Rd.

EDGEWATER CLUB: We require a physically fit person to help us on Saturdays. Position entails assisting in preparing our units for incoming guests and assisting our maintenance person where needed. Ideal for those wanting to supplement their income, could also suit a retired or semi-retired person. Please phone Lynley 443 8350.

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. 

ROOF PAINTING - ROOF REPAINTING includes roof/gutter cleaning, 2 coats with colour of your choice! We also offer: Roof treatment, gutter cleaning, moss, mould & lichen treatments, general roof repairs, fence/deck/timber cleaning and coating, windows cleaning in inaccessible places. Get your house a new look! Inspection and quotation for free! Contact: roofsnewzealand@gmail.com

BULLOCK BAR AND GRILL RESTAURANT – come to us for the best steak in town! Open from 6pm - 7 days a week. Reserve a table on 03 443 7148. You can also buy your wine from Liquorland Wanaka next door to enjoy with your meal in the Grill.

AVOID THE QUEUES! The Wanaka Artisan Market will be running on Christmas Eve 10am - 2pm Pembroke Park. The perfect way to ease yourself into holiday week and pick up some last minute treats and gifts.

BUILDING OR RENOVATING and need whiteware for your home? Visit Selectrix for the most comprehensive rundown on product that you will ever need. Fisher & Paykel, Miele, Electrolux, Bosch, Westinghouse, Beko. Pricing isn't even an issue. Visit Selectrix. Best advice. Best prices.

GARDEN OPEN FOR VISITS, also small perennial nursery. "The Paddock", Lake Hawea. Phone 027 4087 719. Website: gardenstovisitnz-thepaddock.

ROD AND JANA (ROWENA) WISH TO THANK all our staff for their efforts this year and the locals for their loyalty, help and support. The people from the surrounding areas who come in regularly and support whatever is on or just have a catch up and relax. And all the visitors and passers by who call in and encourage what we are doing. It has been a very busy and very humbling year for us and we appreciate your custom and friendship. Merry Christmas to you all and we look forward to many more good times at Luggate.

BUY LOCAL PRESSIES THIS CHRISTMAS. The Vice recipe calendar has 12 delicious sweet and savoury dishes from the Vice food truck at the Mitre 10 car park.

2004 SUBARU OUTBACK LL-Bean Ltd 4WD, 2.5L auto, air con, half leather. Only 55,000kms. Reduced. $9,995+ORC. $47/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

CHILLER TRAILER FOR HIRE. Weddings, events or any occasions that you require to keep food or drinks cold for those long hot summer days ahead. Phone Wanaka Cheeky Chillers. 0275 586 785.

THE TEAM AT ACTION AUTOMOTIVE would like to thank all their customers for their loyal support in 2017, and wish you all a safe and happy Christmas. The workshop will be closed from the 22nd of December until January 9th.

THE CARDRONA HOTEL IS LOOKING FOR a mature, motivated and customer friendly person to work with us in our new merchandise shop. You will ideally have some retail experience although the right personality and attitude as well as reliability are the key attributes we are after. The role is full time until April 2018 with the possibility of this extending through the winter season. The hours are daytime on a rostered basis but will include weekends and public holidays. Preference will be given to local candidates as some knowledge of the area would be helpful. To apply, please email us at info@cardronahotel.co.nz

APPLE IPADS, IMACS, MACBOOKS and all accessories available at Selectrix.

2018 XERO TRAINING DATES ANNOUNCED! The team at Findlay & Co are offering eight different training sessions to help you with your Xero needs starting 13th February 2018. Visit findco.co.nz for full training information and prices or call Anna on 021 0398 903. Registration is now open!

POKER NIGHT EVERY TUESDAY at 6.30pm at the Bullock Bar.

SILK ROAD ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES will be open on Boxing Day from 11am - 4pm. Is that Christmas money or gift voucher burning a hole in your pocket? Come pick out that one-off item at a 20 - 50% off discount! Wishing you all a safe and happy holiday! 249 Riverbank Road. Phone 021 495 569.

GET YOUR CHRISTMAS MEATS at The Butcher's Block & Smokehouse Wanaka. Beat the rush, pop into 33 Reece Crescent today to order your Christmas meats, then swing by to pick up this weekend. Plenty of Christmas hams! Sausages, steaks, kebabs and patties for the BBQ. Rolled pork roasts, butterflied lamb legs and more for fantastic Boxing Day meals. Salami, biersticks and more for yummy platters. Wanaka's only dedicated butcher makes your Christmas taste delicious! Phone 443 5017.

NEED WORK?  Want to work in Wanaka in a great work environment? Housekeepers/cleaners needed. Please text or call 027 6566 008.

STUCK FOR A GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA? $169 will buy a 20 minute trial flight over Lake Wanaka where you get to take the controls and fly - plus take a friend along for free! Call Learn To Fly NZ on (03) 443 4043 for a gift voucher.

JUMBLE/GARAGE SALE PEMBROKE PARK. Tuesday 16th January 10am - 12. $15 per space. Childrens blanket space $5. Book your space with Shirley 021 0798 836. Upper Clutha Lions.

HOLIDAY HOME CLEANING OFFERED by Helping Hand Housekeeping. Reliable and efficient with a high standard of cleaning. Call 021 828 415.

HOUSE TO RENT TO FAMILY. Well located and sunny home on 2 levels, close to schools, town and lake. Furnished. Available for 6-12 months. 4 double bedrooms. Open plan kitchen. 3 bathrooms. Sunny. $700 p/w. Not flat share. Available late December. Rachel 0221 207 145.

KITCHEN DESIGN - WANT A NEW KITCHEN? Qualified and experienced Kitchen Designer Hannah Withy of Pimp. My Flatpack combines clever design ideas and materials with cost effective Flat Pack kitchen cabinets to create a champagne look on a beer budget. Visit www.pimpmyflatpack.co.nz or phone Hannah on 021 717 404.

WANAKA AIRPORT SHUTTLES. Door to door transfers 7 days a week, $10 p/p one way. Queenstown Airport transfers are also available. Call 0800 458 477.

MEET THE REAL "JACK RABBIT" at Jack Rabbit daily 5.30 - 6.00pm, 50 Cardrona Valley Road. Phone 03 443 7125.

MICRO-GREEN GROW KITS. Great Christmas gifts! Available direct or from the Artisan Market on Thursdays. Locals pricing. Text 021 942 447, info@mayjermicrogreens.co.nz

SHOWERDOME. For a warmer drier bathroom, stop the steam from your shower. Wanaka installer, servicing Central. Phone 0211 788 589.

LICENSED GAS FITTER, LPG installs. Call Richard 0272 204 675.

BULLOCK BAR COURTESY COACH - will pick up from Wanaka, Albert Town, Luggate and Lake Hawea – just call us on 03 443 7148.

ARE YOU A STORYTELLER, with sales prowess, who enjoys interacting and engaging with people? We need more summer staff, hosting wines tastings and sales, for our busy cellar door. If this sounds like you, send your CV and a cover letter to leslie@rippon.co.nz by Tuesday December 26th.

IT'S HERE - AND GOING FAST! The best all-round e-bike for Wanaka riding - Moustache Xroad 3 2018 in stock now. Wanaka's best range of European and NZ e-bikes at Good Rotations, 34 Anderson Road T. 03 443 4349.

LEARN TO DANCE SALSA! Fun, easy to follow classes on Thursdays at 8.15pm, Dance Out Loud studio. No partner/experience needed. www.salsawanaka.co.nz

MICRO-GREENS! Living, fresh, delicious. Available direct or from the Thursday Artisan Market 3-6pm. Text 021 942 447 or email info@mayjermicrogreens.co.nz

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

3 DAY ART OPEN STUDIO EXHIBITION – Original artwork, prints and cards by award winning artist, Joanne Deaker, exhibited in the quirky and unusual environment of a dining room, conservatory and studio! Wednesday 27 - Friday 29 December 10am - 3pm, at 29 Coleraine Street, Cromwell (back section).

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

POOL TABLE WANTED. Please phone 443 1296.

PURE ONLINE - win a years worth of our Sothys Seasonal Facials! Simply purchase a Sothys product online before 24 December 2017 and you are in the draw to win. www.puretherapy.co.nz

HOUSEKEEPERS REQUIRED: We have part-time positions available at The Pines Resort on Fridays and/or Saturdays. Hours of work are from 9.20am – approx. 2.30pm. Ideal for those who are semi – retired, parents with school age children, or for those who just want to enjoy the company of others while earning some extra income. Sounds like you then Lynley would love you to call her on 443 8350.

MACROCARPA POST AND RAIL FENCES made from stunning renewable Southland timber. Call Tony at Alpine Fencing on 027 4575 152 for a quote or visit www.alpinefencing.co.nz for more info.

ESCAPING THE WINTER CROWDS 2018? House proud, self-employed couple who are empty nesters would love to house sit and look after your property/pets to try life in Wanaka next winter. Available June – October 2018. Local references and referees available. Love to hear from you, Helen. Phone 021 620 950.

HOLIDAY FUN FAMILY QUIZ AND BINGO $20 per team 4 - 6 members, Hawea Community Centre, Tuesday 9th, January 7.15pm. Phone Shirley 021 0798 836 to book your team. Upper Clutha Lions project.

TYRES! Mobile Tyres Wanaka come to your home or work 7 days a week. For new tyres or repairs on cars, 4WD and trucks. Call Jason today for a free quote 021 973 722.

SHIPPING CONTAINERS for sale. Phone 0211 788 589.

DRUM KIT WANTED from 26 December to 8 January. Our drumless trio 3's a crowd has 2 visiting percussionists coming to visit and we would love to rent, hire or borrow a drum kit over that period. Please text or email Denis on 0274 106 242 denis@tiritirilodge.com

LUGGATE HOTEL SUNDAY SESH. Garden bar music. Feel free to plug in your phone or ipod and listen to your favorite music. Free BBQ and happy hour during the afternoon. Free pool. A great way to spend a lazy afternoon in a great setting.

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

THE CARDRONA HOTEL IS LOOKING FOR a mature, motivated and customer friendly person to work with us in our new merchandise shop. You will ideally have some retail experience although the right personality and attitude as well as reliability are the key attributes we are after. The role is full time until April 2018 with the possibility of this extending through the winter season. The hours are daytime on a rostered basis but will include weekends and public holidays. Preference will be given to local candidates as some knowledge of the area would be helpful. To apply, please email us at info@cardronahotel.co.nz

DOUBLE BLACK - will be closing at 12 midday on Wednesday 20th December for a well deserved staff Christmas function. Business as usual the following day! Merry Christmas!

STOCK UP YOUR CELLAR with Christmas delights from Rippon. 15% off all pre-Christmas cellar door sales. Just mention this ad!

CHRISTMAS HOURS at The Butcher's Block & Smokehouse Wanaka, 33 Reece Crescent. We're open every day this week 8am-6pm, and 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday (Christmas Eve). Closed 25, 26 and 27 December. Reopen 8am Thursday 28 December. Phone 443 5017. Thanks for your custom this year and Merry Christmas!

CARPET CLEANING AND REPAIRS, re-stretching, uplifting, re-laying, inserts, laying new and second hand carpet. Specialist stain removal. Upholstery cleaning and leather care. Quality service by experienced local tradesman. Call John at A & J Services 0274 331 482 or a/h 443 6255.

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, the Flying Fijians 15s rugby team, the Olympic gold winning Fiji 7s team and many valued locals. Deep tissue manipulation, sports massage, 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.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO EARN SOME EXTRA INCOME? Ramada Resort has  permanent part time positions available in our Café/Bar. You can choose... Mornings 7am - 11am (2 or three shifts weekdays) or afternoon/evenings? 4.30pm - 9pm. Maybe you would like to do both? The choice is yours! Long term only please apply. Contact us now. Phone Kaydee on 021 608 594 or email her at    kaydee.george@ramadawanaka.co.nz

SAVE $$$ ON 9KG LPG GAS BOTTLES. Refill them, don't swap. Fast, friendly, cost effective refill service available at Caltex.

WYNDROK POTTERY - Hand thrown pottery suitable for every day use. Cups, mugs, bowls, jugs, tea pots, oven dishes. 191 Lakeview Terrace, Lake Hawea. Phone 03 443 1707. 11am - 5pm Tuesday - Sunday.

BURRITO CRAFT will be shut 24th, 25th and 26th December enjoying 3 days of the festive season. Back to the regular 7 days a week from the 27th. Merry Christmas and thank you for all your support through 2017!

MEET THE MAKERS. All of our vendors at the Wanaka Artisan Market have produced their items. What a great gift for those you love. Truly handcrafted and local.

BIKE NEED SERVICING BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS? Get it done right and promptly at Black Peak Cycles. Phone 443 2277. www.blackpeakcycles.com

MICRO-GREENS! Living, fresh, delicious. Available direct or from the Thursday Artisan Market 3-6pm. Text 021 942 447 or email info@mayjermicrogreens.co.nz

CAKES OF WANAKA - for all your Christmas sweet treats! Loads to choose from: Pavlovas, chocolate whiskey cake, gateaux, cheesecakes and more. Order online www.cakesofwanaka.co.nz - nice and easy.

WHAT'S THAT? Last minute Christmas guests? Don't worry, we have you covered! Come along to the Wanaka Artisan Market on Sunday 10am - 2pm Pembroke Park and pick up some wonderful locally made gifts, treats and produce.

WANT TO WORK FOR ONE OF THE FASTEST growing businesses in Wanaka? Action Automotive is looking for an experienced Admin and Accounts Assistant to join the team. Job includes looking after reception, data entry, general administration, accounts receivable, and payable. Knowledge of Xero is an advantage.The role is part- time Monday to Friday mornings (approx 15-20 hours), and will start in the new year. Previous experience in a similar industry and working environment is a plus. If interested please email your resume to Toni "Accounts Assistant Position" tlc875@gmail.com

BATHROOM MOISTURE A PROBLEM? Fit a steam stopper. Stop the steam before it starts. Phone 021 1788 589.

FRESH FISH: Blue cod and salmon, this Wednesday and Saturday at Wholefood Haven, 24 Dungarvon Street, behind Pembroke Wines. Phone 443 8801.

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.

WIRELESS, BLUETOOTH, TURNTABLES, guitars, ukes, Devialet Phantom - diverse exclusive products at Selectrix. Check them out.

TELEVISION FLATSCREEN 32 inch colour LCD. Remote control and instruction book. Excellent condition. Available 29 Dec. Pickup Wanaka. $120. Phone 021 331 090.

GET INTO THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT with the Treble Tones, performing a mixture of carols and their faves at the Wanaka Artisan Market, this Thursday along Bullock Creek site.

LIVE CELL TESTING: Identify deficiencies/intolerances, toxins and microbiology that may be contributing to health issues. www.yogastudiocromwell.com Phone 021 947 056.

BRIDGING THE GENERATIONAL GAP: Are you a senior who would like to spend some time once a week with a volunteer visitor? Share your stories and make some new ones. To find out more contact Community Networks 03 443 7799 or email project coordinator Barbara Jungen, championforolderpeople@gmail.com

WASTEBUSTERS OPEN 9am to 5pm every day except Christmas Day. Drop off your recycling $1 per crate. Check out our Reuse Shop - full of daily surprises. Cnr Ballantyne and Riverbank Roads. Wastebusters.co.nz

HOUSEKEEPER/CLEANER WANTED for Wanaka Haven Lodge. 3-4 days/wk (or more) minimum 4hrs/day. Long term possible. Start 15th Jan. Please call Anne-Mie 021 500 507 for more info or email stay@wanakahaven.co.nz

WEBER BBQS - New red and black Q models now in stock at Selectrix - Wanaka's only specialist dealer. All models and accessories in stock at Selectrix. 

THE TINY TEMPLE for well-being offers you replenishing and rejuvenating therapeutic massage. 60 and 90 min sessions available. To book your session phone 0212 622 049. www. TheTinyTempleForWellbeing.com

I HEAR THE PRINCE HAS VERY BIG BALLS. Come and see Cindy and the Villanelles to see for yourself. December 21st - 23rd at the Lake Wanaka Centre. Tickets on sale on Eventfinda now.

LAKE FRONT HOUSE UPSTAIRS. 2 available rooms. Both furnished. Excellent lake and mountain views. Long term rent available from 1st November. $180 plus $25 power/week. Address: 6 Baker Grove Phone: 021 1109 276.

CHRISTMAS EVE MARKET 10am - 2pm Pembroke Park. Come on down to the Wanaka Artisan Market on Sunday. We will be there with all of your favourite treats, produce and hand crafted goodies. See you there!

SERGEANT AND MADAME MOUSE HAIRCUTTERS. Ladies $40, gents $25, kids $15. 17 Plantation Road, upstairs from Proactive Gym. Phone 021 1551 105.

WANAKA AUTUMN ART SCHOOL. Our usual grant funding still available to assist with fees. Forms available from library or UCCAC@outlook.com Registration opens about January 9 and applicants need to book early stating applying for grant. Successful applicants will be notified mid February.

FAMILY SKI BOAT – "Floyd" Andrews Craft Fiberglass, 90HP Yamaha outboard 1993, 460 hrs. Great ski boat for family fun, nimble and economical. $9800. Trademe #1497223974. Text/phone Steve 0272 730 730.

ASPECTS DAY SPA wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas. We are open every day through the holiday period 9am till late (except Christmas Day). 61 Brownston St. Ph 03 443 5051.

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING. Remedial, effective, therapeutic. Mobile available. Discounted gift vouchers for Christmas. Lee Ball phone 027 3334 909. www.leeballmassage.co.nz

HOUSEKEEPERS REQUIRED: We have part-time positions available at The Pines Resort on Fridays and/or Saturdays. Hours of work are from 9.20am – approx. 2.30pm. Ideal for those who are semi – retired, parents with school age children, or for those who just want to enjoy the company of others while earning some extra income. Sounds like you then Lynley would love you to call her on 443 8350.

DVD'S & CD'S : DVD'S & CD'S - now available for purchase in Wanaka. Huge selection at Caltex Wanaka.

NEED WORK?  Want to work in Wanaka in a great work environment? Housekeepers/cleaners needed. Please text or call 027 6566 008.

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

CREATIVE SMALL HOMES. Check out our new modern, functional, sustainable designs. Change the cladding, roof line and more, or add passive solar features. Book a complimentary design consultation with our builder and architect. Suit singles, families and retirees. Floor areas from 75m2 - 160m2. "Less House More Home." seamlessconstruction.co.nz

THERESA (TREE) IS COMING BACK to Wanaka with her sissors! She will be working Mondays with Evette out of her beautiful salon Lush. Call or text Theresa on 0273 244 280 to make your appointment.

ARE YOU A STORYTELLER, with sales prowess, who enjoys interacting and engaging with people? We need more summer staff, hosting wines tastings and sales, for our busy cellar door. If this sounds like you, send your CV and a cover letter to leslie@rippon.co.nz by Tuesday December 26th.

TRAILER HIRE AVAILABLE AT CALTEX. We have single and tandem trailers, with cages. Available for 2 hours/half or full day.

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. 

HOLIDAY HOUSE AVAILABLE GIBBSTON CONCERT 19th to 22th January. Cromwell. Sleeps 7. $250 per night. Ph 021 557 768.

LUGGATE HOTEL PRESENTS The Southern Man this Friday 6pm live and loud in the Garden Bar. Bring your workers or workmates down for a great night out before Christmas. Drink specials, free BBQ, great meal deals. If you can't make Friday we have Denis back on Saturday afternoon playing all your favorites. See you there.

BOAT FOR SALE - 2003 Dominator Fi-Glass 90hp. Includes fish finder, ski pole, perfect family boat. Call Scott 0274 339 293.

STUCK FOR A GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA? $169 will buy a 20 minute trial flight over Lake Wanaka where you get to take the controls and fly - plus take a friend along for free! Call Learn To Fly NZ on (03) 443 4043 for a gift voucher.

WANTED MAC SCHOOL UNIFORM: size 12 polo tops and jersey. Please contact Ange on 021 447 613 or fireflyange@gmail.com

LAKEFRONT COTTAGE, HAWEA AVAILABLE to rent short term only. Ph 027 4354 160.

NEED TIDY HEDGES FOR CHRISTMAS holidays? For a quality service please call Joe on 0274 785 913.

CHAPTER5.... would like to wish all our customers a happy and safe Christmas. Because of our increasing work load, we are looking for that special someone to join our team. Pop in and see us. We are open right through. Closed Christmas Day only. Pembroke Mall.

COBBLER GLENN REPAIRS ZIPS, patching and stitching. Drop your boots and bags into Simply New Zealand, 3 Helwick St, Wanaka.

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

ROB ROY GLACIER TRACK TRANSPORT. KT Sightseeing shuttle leaves Wanaka at 9.00am, return pick up at 2.30pm includes Roys Peak, Motatapu & Diamond Lake tracks. Group discounts of 4 persons are available. For more info call 0800 458 744.

DAVE SPEDDING LANDSCAPING THANK all their customers and suppliers for another great year. We are closing Thursday 21st for a well deserved break and will be back again on Monday 8th January. Call today if you want to discuss how we can help you in the New Year - landscape design, irrigation, lawns, paving, decks, planting plans. Call Dave 021 707 481. www.wanakalandscaping.co.nz

WANAKA AND DISTRICTS LIONS CLUB Off Road 4WD Safari Fundraiser, West Wanaka Station, Saturday January 13th 2018. BBQ to follow. Numbers strictly limited. Contact: steverichmond52@gmail.com All money raised goes to supporting Wanaka Search and Rescue.

FIREWOOD CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! 5.5 m3 loads $360 delivered. Ph 022 2444 430.

BULLOCK BAR COURTESY COACH - will pick up from Wanaka, Albert Town, Luggate and Lake Hawea – just call us on 03 443 7148.

COBBLER GLENN WILL HEEL YOU, save your sole and even dye for you. Drop your repairs into Simply New Zealand, 3 Helwick St, Wanaka.

2006 HONDA CRV 2.4L. 4WD, auto, airbags, spoiler. 138,000km. Reduced. $11,495+ORC. $55/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

POKER NIGHT EVERY TUESDAY at 6.30pm at the Bullock Bar.

GALLERY 33: Our Christmas group show, 'Twelve Works on Paper', is now open featuring new works by Richard Adams, Claire Beynon, Bing Dawe and Simon Kaan. We also have a diverse range of sculpture, glass art, ceramics and jewellery to help you tick off your last-minute Christmas shopping!

FEELING THE CHRISTMAS STRESS? Put Cindy and the Villanelles on your must-do list for an hour and a half of family fun. December 21st - 23rd at the Lake Wanaka Centre. Tickets available now at Eventfinda.

POLYCANVAS TENT 12' x 9' includes toilet tent. Phone 443 2466.

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: 'karoshi' (kah-low-she) meaning 'death from overwork'. Bruno will try to avoid 'karoshi' and not to work too much during this holiday season. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday in and out of Wanaka. Ph 443 6474.

GOOD ROTATIONS - your local independent bike store - the best range of selected e-bikes and adventure bikes for your daily biking, around Wanaka or around the world! 34 Anderson Road, T. 03 443 4349.

2009 TOYOTA AVENSIS WAGON 2.4L, auto, air con, half leather, top spec. 194,000kms. Special. $7,995. $38/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL MY CLIENTS. Thank you for your support over 2017. May your Christmas be merry and bright! With love Kirstin at Hair Art Workshop and Mobile. 

WANAKA MINIMART LUNCH SPECIAL. Nippy's Iced Drink and Red Stripe pie $5.90 only. Visit us for coffee, cold drinks and more.

FOR SALE - TOYS: assortment of trucks, tractors and cars. Lego, large bag. Hand crocheted cream pure wool coat, size medium. Mens "Leda Storm LIne" pure wool duffel coat, size XL. Katmandu goosedown jacket, size large. Worklight and divers torch. Phone 021 503 811.

1997 SURF SSR-X 3.0 TDi. Face lift model, auto, 1 owner. Excellent condition. 208,000km. $14,995+ORC. $67/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

TIDY HOUSE IS LOOKING FOR a cleaning rock star with an exceptional eye for detail! No car needed, flexible hours. Part time work 20 to 30 hours a week. We work in a small team and efficiency is key. Please send CV to tracy@tidyhouse.co.nz or call 021 2614 657.

HEDGE TRIMMING AND SHAPING. For professional advice and quality service, please call Joe on 027 4785 913.

MEET THE REAL "JACK RABBIT" at Jack Rabbit daily 5.30 - 6.00pm, 50 Cardrona Valley Road. Phone 03 443 7125.

TV'S BIG BRANDS AT SELECTRIX. New unbeatable prices on OLED, QLED and LED Smart TV's. Best prices guaranteed in New Zealand at Selectrix, Wanaka.

ARE YOUR GARDENS FEELING THE HEAT? Suffering in the dry weather? Automatic irrigation is the most effective way of watering your gardens. Call Dave Spedding Landscaping to discuss how you can better water your garden - 021 707 481. www.wanakalandscaping.co.nz

BULLOCK BAR AND GRILL RESTAURANT – come to us for the best steak in town! Open from 6pm - 7 days a week. Reserve a table on 03 443 7148. You can also buy your wine from Liquorland Wanaka next door to enjoy with your meal in the Grill.

SICK OF WORKING FROM HOME? Brand new shared desk space and private offices available for hire from $103 per week. Come and enjoy the company of other solopreneurs! Life is short, work somewhere awesome. Email: info@thecell.co.nz or 027 4974 586 for full pricing and options (daily, weekly, monthly).

YOUTH AND ALCOHOL – Some tips to make a difference. 1. Delay your teenager's introduction to alcohol as long as possible. Youth brains are still developing and are more susceptible to alcohol-related harm. Even small amounts of alcohol can harm a young person. For further info visit http://www.mtaspiring.school.nz/students-and-families/parenting-101 brought to you by the Wanaka Alcohol Group - "Empowering the community to make positive choices for healthy lifestyles."

LADIES NEW (AND NEWISH) TO WANAKA - Come join us for lunch, to meet new friends... next Thursday 28th December. Contact Sue Saunders ASAP. Phone 443 7442. Looking forward to hearing from you!

CHRISTMAS HOURS - Double Black Cafe will be closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Business as usual from the 27th onward!

FRESHLINK WANAKA: Cheapest cherries in town - $12/kg. Come and visit us at 9 Reece Crescent, 2pm-6pm weekdays, 10am-2pm Saturdays.

2009 NISSAN X-TRAIL 25 XT 2.5L, 4WD, Facelift model, auto, reversing camera. 88,000kms. Best buy. $15,995+ORC $71/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE: 10am Wanaka New Life Church, 50 Reece Crescent. Carols, special guest singer, family fun and Christmas cake to follow! newlife.co.nz

HAIR ART WORKSHOP & MOBILE. For art, creativity and simplicity. Natural - based/organic products. Weddings, hair ups, colour work, creative techniques, body waves, texture waves, scalp massage and moisture treatments. Keratherapy straightening system. Hair extensions and dreadlocks. www.hairartnz.com Ph 443 9545.

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

CREST CLEAN Wanaka is looking for 2 long term commercial cleaners. Shifts are from 9pm to 3am including weekends. If you are interested, please email us your CV to crestcleanwanaka@gmail.com

PAINTING? CUTTING EDGE DECORATING WANAKA taking bookings for 2018. High quality professional finishes for your new build or alteration. Call Kylie today to discuss your requirements. Phone 021 920 502. Email: cuttingedgewanaka@gmail.com

THE TEAM AT ACTION AUTOMOTIVE would like to thank all their customers for their loyal support in 2017, and wish you all a safe and happy Christmas. The workshop will be closed from the 22nd of December until January 9th.

AUDIO VISUAL FOR YOUR NEW HOME - visit Wanaka's only specialist at Selectrix. Top brands: Panasonic, Samsung, Demon, Pioneer, Devialet, Focal, B&W, Marantz. Team them up with Apple and you have complete wireless throughout your home. Check it out with Ben at Selectrix.

POP UP STORE. Kids clothing in Wanaka on the lakefront 27th Dec and 3rd Jan from 10am, or www.saylorjames.co.nz Free delivery during this period to Wanaka surrounds.

CLEANERS & WINDOW CLEANERS WANTED! Prefer long term resident. Must have own car, a good eye for detail and be flexible with hours. Text 021 500 774 or text 021 555 963.

KARITANE HOLIDAY HOUSE by the beach. Sleeps 6/8. Perfect for kids fun and games and parent relaxation. Available from 7 January. $100/nt. Phone or text 0211 444 788.

BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS & GUITARS: Get in quick for incredible Christmas deals on bluetooth speakers and headphones from Jamoji, Marley & B&W. Great guitar and uke gift ideas as well.

SALE PRICE NATIVE PLANTS. Locally grown, very healthy, large and bushy. Ribbonwoods, Pittosporums, Flaxes, Kowhais. All $10 each. Will deliver for larger orders. Ph. 0274 452 032 or 443 7481.

FOR SALE: TOYOTA AVENSIS 2006. 2.0L station wagon. 4 speed. Auto. 114000 kms. WOF 12/18 and rego 07/18. Serviced regularly. Service and mechanical inspection done 1st December. Tethering points, roof racks and heaps of tread on the tyres. Carjam report available on request. Phone 022 3119 113.

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

BUILDING OR RENOVATING and need whiteware for your home? Visit Selectrix for the most comprehensive rundown on product that you will ever need. Fisher & Paykel, Miele, Electrolux, Bosch, Westinghouse, Beko. Pricing isn't even an issue. Visit Selectrix. Best advice. Best prices.

TREE FELLING. Qualified, insured, safe and efficient. NZ Forestry accredited for machine assisted and production felling. Reliable gear. Skilled professional. Phone 021 1813 246.

HOME AND PET MINDING COUPLE OFFERING professional service in Wanaka area 29 January until 28 February. Daily charge $20. Excellent local references. Contact Aldyth 0211 058 821. Email: chandlers@maxnet.co.nz

GARAGE CARPET - Fully installed 36sqm $925 plus gst. Call James 021 2106 078 or email lakes@nzgaragecarpet.com

FOR SALE. OUTDOOR TABLE hardwood, painted black. 150 x 90cm. Excellent condition, stored indoors $375. 4 metal folding chairs cream $45 each. Phine 021 2233 603.

PURE ONLINE - win a years worth of our Sothys Seasonal Facials! Simply purchase a Sothys product online before 24 December 2017 and you are in the draw to win. www.puretherapy.co.nz

RHYME X REASON BREWERY has your holiday presents sorted! Come on in to grab a growler of your loved ones' favourite beer, fresh from the tap! Or a Gift Voucher so they can enjoy a pint, tasting paddle, brewery tour, local wine, or cheese platter! We are open through Christmas Eve, so make sure to come to the beer garden and enjoy the Amigo's Taco truck on Friday evening, live music on Saturday at 3, and Hoppy Hour specials everyday of the week! Come celebrate at 17 Gordon Road, Wanaka!

ALL THE MARKETS THIS SUNDAY, Pembroke Park 10am. Hand made NZ arts, crafts and design joined by the Wanaka Farmers (Artisans) Market.

MOUNTAIN MASSAGE: It's feeling a lot like Christmas. What better gift than a massage gift voucher. "You can't buy happiness but you can buy a massage, and that's kind of the same thing." Pick up Lake Hawea or I can post to you. Ph/text 021 2327 862.

CURTAINS, BLINDS, SHUTTERS - Wanaka Interiors - Free measure and quote - Great range of beautiful fabrics - Priced to suit all budgets - Expert advice - Wanaka Interiors, 59 Brownston St. 443 9339.

SPIDER & FLY TREATMENTS giving 2 years of effective control. Window Cleaning using pure water and traditional squeegee. Do it once, do it well. Licensed, accredited, insured. Call anytime 03 443 6652. Web: wilsonservices.co.nz

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

WANTED - LONG-TERM, unfurnished, self-contained one bedroom house/cottage for respectful, employed, non-smoking local male mid 40's and two cats. Prefer quiet/rural area with log burner. Please phone Christian 021 0536 659. Thank you.

PLANNING A HOLIDAY IN FRANCE? - Beautiful, luxury home overlooking the Lac du Bourget in the French Alps for rent. Owned by French/Kiwi couple living in the region. Four bedrooms, can sleep up to eight persons. Close to major cycling passes and ski fields. One hour from both Geneva and Lyon international airports. Email moniqueak73@gmail.com for more information.

TOYOTA COROLLA RUNX 2004. Hatchback X. In very good condition. 142,000km. Auto. $6,500. Phone 021 881 942.

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES ready now. Dug daily each day. Available at Selectrix. 

YES, RIKA THE HAIR FAIRY would like to wish all her existing and future clients a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year and hope to see you in 2018. Please call or text Rika The Hair Fairy for your appointment in 2018 - 0273 169 463.

APPLE IPADS, IMACS, MACBOOKS and all accessories available at Selectrix.

ADVANCED CLINICAL HYPNOTHERAPY: GastroBand therapy, smoke-free, trauma release, depression/anxiety, sexual dysfunction, weight-loss, sporting success, childhood issues, personal & lifestyle transformation. Holiday appointments available. www.hypnotherapy4U.co.nz Phone 021 947 056.

PURE VOUCHERS: Available online a voucher template. Let us do the rest. Give the gift of pamper www.puretherapy.co.nz

CHRISTMAS HOURS - Double Black Cafe will be closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Business as usual from the 27th onward!

FOR SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF effective rabbit proofing, macrocarpa post and rail fences and high quality farm fencing call Tony at Alpine Fencing on 027 4575 152 or visit www.alpinefencing.co.nz for more info.

2018 WANAKA CALENDARS. Thierry Huet Photography. Phone 443 5370. Wanaka book, gift cards, prints, postcards at Sunday Market prices or Paper Plus.

GOOD ROTATIONS - your local independent bike store - the best range of selected e-bikes and adventure bikes for your daily biking, around Wanaka or around the world! 34 Anderson Road, T. 03 443 4349.

MICRO-GREEN GROW KITS. Great Christmas gifts! Available direct or from the Artisan Market on Thursdays. Locals pricing. Text 021 942 447, info@mayjermicrogreens.co.nz

GARAGE CARPET - Fully installed 36sqm $925 plus gst. Call James 021 2106 078 or email lakes@nzgaragecarpet.com

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE: 10am Wanaka New Life Church, 50 Reece Crescent. Carols, special guest singer, family fun and Christmas cake to follow! newlife.co.nz

LATE NIGHT SHOPPING AT SILK ROAD Antiques and Collectables this Thursday between 6 and 9pm. Be in to win a $50 gift voucher! Gift certificates available. We are located at 249 Riverbank Road, Wanaka. Phone 021 495 569. Facebook: silkroadwanaka. www.antiquesandcollectables.guru.

BAGLEYS NEW POTATOES ready now. Dug daily each day. Available at Selectrix. 

HOUSEKEEPER/CLEANER WANTED for Wanaka Haven Lodge. 3-4 days/wk (or more) minimum 4hrs/day. Long term possible. Start 15th Jan. Please call Anne-Mie 021 500 507 for more info or email stay@wanakahaven.co.nz

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.

RHYTHM & ALPS DAYTIME SHUTTLES. Travel up to the Rhythm & Alps music festival with KT Taxis. Call 0800 458 744.

YOU CAN JOIN IN WITH ALL THE PANTOMIME laughs at Cindy and the Villanelles. Oh yes you can! Family fun for sure. 21st-23rd December. Tickets on Eventfinda now.

CHILLER TRAILER FOR HIRE. Weddings, events or any occasions that you require to keep food or drinks cold for those long hot summer days ahead. Phone Wanaka Cheeky Chillers. 0275 586 785.

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

CLEANERS & WINDOW CLEANERS WANTED! Prefer long term resident. Must have own car, a good eye for detail and be flexible with hours. Text 021 500 774 or text 021 555 963.

SILK ROAD ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES - '12 Days of Christmas'. 25% off sale begins December 13th! Different stock on sale each day until the 24th! Christmas shopping at its best. Unique, affordable and fun! 249 Riverbank Road. Open daily 10am - 5pm. Phone 021 495 569.

OPEN 7 DAYS EXCEPT Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The Merino Story would like to wish our customers a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2018 from Carolyn,Karen & Beverley.

WE'RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE to join our team at Wholefood Haven. Must love organic food, enjoy helping others and have a can-do attitude. Please send your CV to wholefoodhaven@xtra.co.nz

TREEWORKS IS AVAILABLE FOR ALL aspects of tree care in the Wanaka area. Removals, thinning and shaping. Debris removed or chipped. Call Bruce 021 1187 485 Dip Hort (Lincoln) member NZ Arb.

COBBLER GLENN REPAIRS ZIPS, patching and stitching. Drop your boots and bags into Simply New Zealand, 3 Helwick St, Wanaka.

BMW 2005 330i FOR SALE. Automatic, cruise control, orient blue metallic, leather interior, show room condition. Only 49,000km. Phone 027 4439 853.

GARDEN OPEN FOR VISITS, also small perennial nursery. "The Paddock", Lake Hawea. Phone 027 4087 719. Website: gardenstovisitnz-thepaddock.

YOUTH AND ALCOHOL – SOME TIPS TO MAKE a difference. 3. Delay your teenager's introduction to alcohol as long as possible. As a parent or caregiver, your attitude towards alcohol and the way you drink influences whether or how your teen will drink in the future. Suggest healthy alternatives. For further info visit http://www.mtaspiring.school.nz/students-and-families/parenting-101 brought to you by the Wanaka Alcohol Group - "Empowering the community to make positive choices for healthy lifestyles."

HOLIDAY HOME WANAKA. 3 bedroom, fully furnished, 3 double beds, quarter acre sheltered section, covered deck, BBQ, carport. Ph 0210 2521 009.

TIRED OF MOWING YOUR OWN LAWNS? Do you need your holiday home grounds maintained, lawns, and or gardens? Contact Wanaka Mowing Services 0272 449 004 or visit www.wanakamowingservices.co.nz Fantastic, reliable service.

ASPIRE 2 VIBRANT HEALTH Energy Kinesiology, massage, stress release for all ages; removing trauma from mind body and soul. We all desire to have health and happiness in balance and harmony. Ph Julie 027 7226 027, David 027 7133 255.

FRESHLINK WANAKA: fruit, vegetables, eggs, milk! Bypass the holiday rush, come see us! 9 Reece Crescent, 2pm-6pm weekdays, 10am-2pm Saturdays.

LIVE CELL TESTING: Identify deficiencies/intolerances, gut issues, skin condition, anxiety/depression, toxins & microbiology that may be contributing to health issues. Holiday appointments available. www.yogastudiocromwell.com Phone 021 947 056.

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

WASTEBUSTERS OPEN 9am to 5pm every day except Christmas Day. Drop off your recycling $1 per crate. Check out our Reuse Shop - full of daily surprises. Cnr Ballantyne and Riverbank Roads. Wastebusters.co.nz

AUDIO VISUAL FOR YOUR NEW HOME - visit Wanaka's only specialist at Selectrix. Top brands: Panasonic, Samsung, Demon, Pioneer, Devialet, Focal, B&W, Marantz. Team them up with Apple and you have complete wireless throughout your home. Check it out with Ben at Selectrix.

BULLOCK BAR COURTESY COACH - will pick up from Wanaka, Albert Town, Luggate and Lake Hawea – just call us on 03 443 7148.

TINYHOUSES, SLEEPOUTS, offices, toilet blocks, kitchens etc. Now available in Wanaka. Lots of designs. Finance available. Can ship anywhere in NZ. Phone 0211 788 589.

AVOID THE QUEUES! The Wanaka Artisan Market will be running on Christmas Eve 10am - 2pm Pembroke Park. The perfect way to ease yourself into holiday week and pick up some last minute treats and gifts.

SALE PRICE NATIVE PLANTS. Locally grown, very healthy, large and bushy. Ribbonwoods, Pittosporums, Flaxes, Kowhais. All $10 each. Will deliver for larger orders. Ph. 0274 452 032 or 443 7481.

GREEN WALNUTS. Make your own chutney, pickled walnuts. Pick walnuts now whilst green. We will supply recipies. Contact 021 775 852 margjeff@hotmail.com

FOR SALE: CARAVAN Fendt Platin 700 2007. 23 foot 7m, extra wide 2.5m, tandem axle, 5 berth. For more details or to view phone 027 7133 255/027 7226 027. $49,000 ono.

HANDYMAN SERVICE. Fencing and gates. Engineering. You name it, we do it. Handy Solutions. Phone 027 2080 175.

ASPECTS DAY SPA wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas. We are open every day through the holiday period 9am till late (except Christmas Day). 61 Brownston St. Ph 03 443 5051.

SUNDAY CRAFT MARKET THIS WEEK. Pembroke Park from 10am. Handmade NZ arts, crafts and design direct from the artists.

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

HOLIDAY FUN FAMILY QUIZ AND BINGO $20 per team 4 - 6 members, Hawea Community Centre, Tuesday 9th, January 7.15pm. Phone Shirley 021 0798 836 to book your team. Upper Clutha Lions project.

WIRELESS, BLUETOOTH, TURNTABLES, guitars, ukes, Devialet Phantom - diverse exclusive products at Selectrix. Check them out.

ARE YOUR GARDENS FEELING THE HEAT? Suffering in the dry weather? Automatic irrigation is the most effective way of watering your gardens. Call Dave Spedding Landscaping to discuss how you can better water your garden - 021 707 481. www.wanakalandscaping.co.nz

THE CARDRONA HOTEL IS LOOKING FOR a mature, motivated and customer friendly person to work with us in our new merchandise shop. You will ideally have some retail experience although the right personality and attitude as well as reliability are the key attributes we are after. The role is full time until April 2018 with the possibility of this extending through the winter season. The hours are daytime on a rostered basis but will include weekends and public holidays. Preference will be given to local candidates as some knowledge of the area would be helpful. To apply, please email us at info@cardronahotel.co.nz

THE RIPPON CELLAR DOOR will be closed on Christmas Day. We re-open for wine tastings and sales from 11am - 5pm daily on Boxing Day. Come for a visit and have a taste!

COOLEST NEW SHOP IN TOWN! - Wanaka Interiors - Come and see what's in store - furniture - lighting - rugs - prints - homeware - cushions - plants - flowers - much much more... Wanaka Interiors, 59 Brownston St. 443 9339.

RASPBERRIES FOR CHRISTMAS! Wanaka Berry Farm, 83 Orchard Road, has fresh raspberries picked daily. Don't leave it until the last minute. For buying locally grown produce.

SPIDER & FLY TREATMENTS giving 2 years of effective control. Window Cleaning using pure water and traditional squeegee. Do it once, do it well. Licensed, accredited, insured. Call anytime 03 443 6652. Web: wilsonservices.co.nz

VOYAGER LUGGAGE FOR SALE great Christmas gift idea! Up to 35% off our Rome range. Choose from 3 great colours and sizes. Save $260 when you purchase the full set, or choose from our catalogues for other great deals on all ranges of bags and travel accessories. Drop into World Travellers Wanaka upstairs beside the Art Gallery on 4 Helwick Street or call us on 03 443 7414.

LOOKING FOR CASUAL FARM WORK. Have livestock and basic tractor work experience. NZ Farm references available. Call Lynne on 0274 746 403.

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

LADIES NEW (AND NEWISH) TO WANAKA - Come join us for lunch, to meet new friends... next Thursday 28th December. Contact Sue Saunders ASAP. Phone 443 7442. Looking forward to hearing from you!  

CONSTRUCTION LABOURER WANTED K. L. Burke Building Construction Ltd. is looking for member to join their team in full time position. Duties include manual handling, site cleaning, cutting and measuring material, moving materials around site and operate power tools. Prefer experience within the role and own tools. Must have own transport. Call 027 4334 853 or email kenburke@xtra.co.nz

BOAT FOR SALE – "Floyd", Andrews Craft Fiberglass, 90HP Yamaha outboard 1993, 460hrs. Great ski boat for family fun, nimble and economical. $9800. Trademe #1497223974. Text/phone Steve 0272 730 730.

2006 HONDA CRV ZXi 2.4L auto 4WD, sun roof, electric seats, spoiler. 121,000kms. 2 available. $14,995+ORC $67/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

WANAKA AND DISTRICTS LIONS CLUB Off Road 4WD Safari Fundraiser, West Wanaka Station, Saturday January 13th 2018. BBQ to follow. Numbers strictly limited. Contact: steverichmond52@gmail.com All money raised goes to supporting Wanaka Search and Rescue.

ELECTRIC PIANO NEEDED. Pianist without a piano would like to borrow in exchange for work or agreed sum. Please call Joe on 0274 785 913.

HOLIDAY HOME CLEANING OFFERED by Helping Hand Housekeeping. Reliable and efficient with a high standard of cleaning. Call 021 828 415.

MEET THE REAL "JACK RABBIT" at Jack Rabbit daily 5.30 - 6.00pm, 50 Cardrona Valley Road. Phone 03 443 7125.

WANT TO WORK FOR ONE OF THE FASTEST growing businesses in Wanaka? Action Automotive is looking for an experienced Admin and Accounts Assistant to join the team. Job includes looking after reception, data entry, general administration, accounts receivable, and payable. Knowledge of Xero is an advantage.The role is part- time Monday to Friday mornings (approx 15-20 hours), and will start in the new year. Previous experience in a similar industry and working environment is a plus. If interested please email your resume to Toni "Accounts Assistant Position" tlc875@gmail.com

HAVE YOU SEEN TROJAN THE PANTOMIME HORSE around town? If you want to see him on stage, grab your tickets now from Eventfinda for Cindy and the Villanelles, showing at the Lake Wanaka Centre from December 21st - 23rd.

CHRISTMAS NY CLEANUP NEEDED? Competitive rates. Call Lawn-care on 022 6470 041, or email us at info@lawn-care.co.nz www.lawn-care.co.nz

WATER QUALITY A PROBLEM? Pure Water Central Ltd can help you with all your water filtration requirements. Water filters, water tests, ultraviolet systems, water coolers and more. Free phone Mark 0800 945 372 or 0275 021 234.

WEBER BBQS - New red and black Q models now in stock at Selectrix - Wanaka's only specialist dealer. All models and accessories in stock at Selectrix. 

IF YOU HAVE RENTED OUT YOUR WANAKA house/holiday home and you have some unopened or fresh food or toiletries, please remember your local foodbank at Community Networks, 73 Brownston St. Thank you! Community Networks will be closed from 22 Dec – 8 Jan. Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday season.

LUGGATE HOTEL SUNDAY SESH. Garden bar music. Feel free to plug in your phone or ipod and listen to your favorite music. Free BBQ and happy hour during the afternoon. Free pool. A great way to spend a lazy afternoon in a great setting.

DIRTY CAR? NEED A CARWASH? Caltex's touchfree carwash, from $9. Options available: foambath, underbody, wheelwash, doublewash, protectant wax. Caltex Wanaka.

RENOVATION NEEDS. Contact 2020 Homes Ltd for the big jobs to those tricky little ones. With over 30 years experience there's no such thing as can't. Phone Kevin 021 752 124 or Lesley 027 5665 449 or email wantbuilder@gmail.com

CHRISTMAS EVE SHOPPING Wine Country Creations selling at the Wanaka Artisan Market Pembroke Park Sunday 24th December. Visit winecountrycreations.co.nz to preview products, or call Barb 021 790 395.

HAVE YOU GOT GUESTS ARRIVING before Christmas/New Year's period? Would you like to impress them with a clean house? Xtreme Cleans only has a few more available spaces this month! We are taking bookings for January 2018 as well. We clean windows, weekly/fortnightly cleans, Airbnb changeovers, holiday homes, ovens and lots more. References are available. Contact us on 027 9574 391 for more details.

FLAT FOR RENT AT ACHILLES PLACE. Female or couple only. One bedroom studio. Furnished. Sunny. TV WiFi station. 10 minutes walk to town. Close to parking. No smokers or pets. $350 p/w power included. Ono. Available from now till April. Bill, phone 021 473 943 or text.

WHAT'S THAT? Last minute Christmas guests? Don't worry, we have you covered! Come along to the Wanaka Artisan Market on Sunday 10am - 2pm Pembroke Park and pick up some wonderful locally made gifts, treats and produce.

2007 SUZUKI ESCUDO SOLOMON LTD 2.0L. Auto, sun roof, alloys, very tidy. 107,000kms. Reduced. $14,495+ORC. $67/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

ROD AND JANA (ROWENA) WISH TO THANK all our staff for their efforts this year and the locals for their loyalty, help and support. The people from the surrounding areas who come in regularly and support whatever is on or just have a catch up and relax. And all the visitors and passers by who call in and encourage what we are doing. It has been a very busy and very humbling year for us and we appreciate your custom and friendship. Merry Christmas to you all and we look forward to many more good times at Luggate.

GET YOUR CHRISTMAS MEATS at The Butcher's Block & Smokehouse Wanaka. Beat the rush, pop into 33 Reece Crescent today to order your Christmas meats, then swing by to pick up this weekend. Plenty of Christmas hams! Sausages, steaks, kebabs and patties for the BBQ. Rolled pork roasts, butterflied lamb legs and more for fantastic Boxing Day meals. Salami, biersticks and more for yummy platters. Wanaka's only dedicated butcher makes your Christmas taste delicious! Phone 443 5017.

CHAPTER5.... would like to wish all our customers a happy and safe Christmas. Because of our increasing work load, we are looking for that special someone to join our team. Pop in and see us. We are open right through. Closed Christmas Day only. Pembroke Mall.

BULLOCK BAR AND GRILL RESTAURANT – come to us for the best steak in town! Open from 6pm - 7 days a week. Reserve a table on 03 443 7148. You can also buy your wine from Liquorland Wanaka next door to enjoy with your meal in the Grill.

SICK OF WORKING FROM HOME? Brand new shared desk space and private offices available for hire from $103 per week. Come and enjoy the company of other solopreneurs! Life is short, work somewhere awesome. Email: info@thecell.co.nz or 027 4974 586 for full pricing and options (daily, weekly, monthly).

FRAMING MARVELLOUS Custom Picture Framing would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Rachel thanks all her customers for their continued support over the last year. Her workshop will be closed from Saturday 23rd December reopening Monday 8th January 2018. Phone 022 0298 725. Like us on Facebook.

BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS & GUITARS: Get in quick for incredible Christmas deals on bluetooth speakers and headphones from Jamoji, Marley & B&W. Great guitar and uke gift ideas as well.

PLUMBER not calling you back? Qualified Plumber available for maintenance jobs. No job too big or small! Give Patrick a call on 027 5318 004.

STOCK UP YOUR CELLAR with Christmas delights from Rippon. 15% off all pre-Christmas cellar door sales. Just mention this ad!

PURE ONLINE - win a years worth of our Sothys Seasonal Facials! Simply purchase a Sothys product online before 24 December 2017 and you are in the draw to win. www.puretherapy.co.nz

"WHO CAN SAVE THE PLANET"? Come hear Neil Cowie this Sunday at Wanaka Presbyterian Church. 9.30am with a message for Christmas this year. All welcome. Great kids programme. 91 Tenby Street. Facebook: wanakapresbyteriancommunitychurch

WOULD YOU LIKE TO EARN SOME EXTRA INCOME? Ramada Resort has  permanent part time positions available in our Café/Bar. You can choose... Mornings 7am - 11am (2 or three shifts weekdays) or afternoon/evenings? 4.30pm - 9pm. Maybe you would like to do both? The choice is yours! Long term only please apply. Contact us now. Phone Kaydee on 021 608 594 or email her at    kaydee.george@ramadawanaka.co.nz

MAGIC HANDS MASSAGE WOULD LIKE TO WISH a Merry Christmas to everyone and to let everyone know that I will be away from 14th December, back working 17th January. Enjoy Christmas and see you in the new year.

STUCK FOR A GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA? $169 will buy a 20 minute trial flight over Lake Wanaka where you get to take the controls and fly - plus take a friend along for free! Call Learn To Fly NZ on (03) 443 4043 for a gift voucher.

IT'S PANTOMIME WEEK. Oh no it isn't! Oh yes it is! Tickets on sale now for Cindy and the Villanelles at the Lake Wanaka Centre from December 21st - 23rd. Be there for all the family fun of the silly season.

WANTED MOUNTAIN BIKE for grandfather taking grandkids on biking trails over Christmas. Mob 0274 372 391.

HOUSEKEEPERS REQUIRED: We have part-time positions available at The Pines Resort on Fridays and/or Saturdays. Hours of work are from 9.20am – approx. 2.30pm. Ideal for those who are semi – retired, parents with school age children, or for those who just want to enjoy the company of others while earning some extra income. Sounds like you then Lynley would love you to call her on 443 8350.

APPLE IPADS, IMACS, MACBOOKS and all accessories available at Selectrix.

POP UP STORE. Kids clothing in Wanaka on the lakefront 27th Dec and 3rd Jan from 10am, or www.saylorjames.co.nz Free delivery during this period to Wanaka surrounds.

TV'S BIG BRANDS AT SELECTRIX. New unbeatable prices on OLED, QLED and LED Smart TV's. Best prices guaranteed in New Zealand at Selectrix, Wanaka.

IKEA KITCHENS ARE AVAILABLE to order locally. For unbeatable pricing and a free design and quote, email help@nordicdesign.co.nz T: 021 647 764. www.nordicdesign.co.nz

BIKE NEED SERVICING BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS? Get it done right and promptly at Black Peak Cycles. Phone 443 2277. www.blackpeakcycles.com

POKER NIGHT EVERY TUESDAY at 6.30pm at the Bullock Bar.

CAKES OF WANAKA - for all your Christmas sweet treats! Loads to choose from: Pavlovas, chocolate whiskey cake, gateaux, cheesecakes and more. Order online www.cakesofwanaka.co.nz - nice and easy.

PURE VOUCHERS: Available online a voucher template. Let us do the rest. Give the gift of pamper www.puretherapy.co.nz

CHRISTMAS HOURS at The Butcher's Block & Smokehouse Wanaka, 33 Reece Crescent. We're open every day this week 8am-6pm, and 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday (Christmas Eve). Closed 25, 26 and 27 December. Reopen 8am Thursday 28 December. Phone 443 5017. Thanks for your custom this year and Merry Christmas!

BOAT FOR SALE - 2003 Dominator Fi-Glass 90hp. Includes fish finder, ski pole, perfect family boat. Call Scott 0274 339 293.

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.

TREE CARE PROFESSIONALS: prune, shape, thin, remove damage risk, improve your view, crown reduction, tree removal, stump grinding, firewooding! Free quotes from fully qualified and fully insured Tree Tamers Phone 03 443 6454 or www.treetamers.co.nz

TYRES! Mobile Tyres Wanaka come to your home or work 7 days a week. For new tyres or repairs on cars, 4WD and trucks. Call Jason today for a free quote 021 973 722.

RESONANCE ASPIRING PODIATRY - Keeping Wanaka on it's feet. Need more than a pedicure? Cracked heels, ingrown toenails, lower limb running injuries. Call Raewyn Phipps 428 4220, 24 Dungarvon Street, Wanaka, CBD.

2008 TOYOTA VANGUARD 240S. AWD, 7 seater, auto, ABS, airbags, cruise, alloys, 96,000kms. 3 available. $16,995+ORC. $75/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

MOBILE PHONE ACCESSORIES AT CALTEX: Lightning, Type C, AUX & HDMI cables; USB car chargers; Micro SD cards; earbuds & headphones; travel adaptors - all available at Caltex Wanaka.

KALEIDOSCOPE, HELWICK STREET. For all your bedding needs - pillows, sheets, duvets, towels, tablecloths, baby sheepskins, cot sheets and cotton blankets.

BUILD A BACH. Check out our new small, creative, functional homes. Change the cladding, roof line and more, or add passive solar design features. Book a complimentary design consultation with our builder and architect. Suit singles, families and retirees. Floor areas from 75m2 - 160m2. "Less House More Home". seamlessconstruction.co.nz

SAVE $$$ OLD MAN PINE FIREWOOD: cut to length and chunkiness to suit your fire. This wood is hand loaded so minimal rubbish in your load. $65 per cube delivered. Call/text Baz (thewoodfella) 021 1046 155 or email: thewoodfella@gmail.com

ON HOLIDAY OR BUSINESS AND NEED RELIABLE WIFI? Come to The Cell's shared workspace. You can hire desk space by the hour, use unlimited high speed WiFi and have access to meeting rooms. Email: info@thecell.co.nz or call MJ at 022 3430 416.

QUALIFIED CARPENTERS/BUILDERS WANTED. Wanaka Builders are looking for new team members. Send CV to wanakabuilders@outlook.com

BUILDING OR RENOVATING and need whiteware for your home? Visit Selectrix for the most comprehensive rundown on product that you will ever need. Fisher & Paykel, Miele, Electrolux, Bosch, Westinghouse, Beko. Pricing isn't even an issue. Visit Selectrix. Best advice. Best prices.

LANDLORDS! GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS are changing to require all rental homes to be adequately insulated. Shear Comfort loose wool insulation is the perfect choice to top up ceiling insulation. Call 021 0629 212 or info@shearcomfort.co.nz Your tenants will love you!

ADVANCED CLINICAL HYPNOTHERAPY: Gastro band therapy, smoke-free, trauma release, depression/anxiety, sexual dysfunction, weight-loss, sporting success, childhood issues, personal & lifestyle transformation. www.hypnotherapy4U.co.nz Phone 021 947 056.

SOUTH AMERICA IN 2018 with Latin Link. Small group tours – general interest, biking, hiking, wildlife. Check out our website www.latinlink.co.nz or call Gary on ph 443 5036.

JUMBLE/GARAGE SALE PEMBROKE PARK. Tuesday 16th January 10am - 12. $15 per space. Childrens blanket space $5. Book your space with Shirley 021 0798 836. Upper Clutha Lions.

WPS SECURITY ARE LOOKING FOR part-time guards for night-time hosting on local bars. Great way to supplement regular income. Training given. Must be prepared to get Security Licence. Text/phone Claire 0273 585 426.

ARRIVING 2006 TOYOTA RAV4 2.4L, auto, alloys and body kit. 2 available. $14,995+ORC. $67/wk* www.southernwholesale.co.nz Cromwell 0274 403 054.

MOCHA MUD CAKES, cinnabuns, noodle salad, bacon rissotto. Get the tasty Vice recipe calendar from Mitre 10 car park.

MEET THE MAKERS. All of our vendors at the Wanaka Artisan Market have produced their items. What a great gift for those you love. Truly handcrafted and local.

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.

KARITANE HOLIDAY HOUSE by the beach. Sleeps 6/8. Perfect for kids fun and games and parent relaxation. Available from 7 January. $100/nt. Phone or text 0211 444 788.

LOOKING FOR A BERTH IN WANAKA or a mooring for my boat that I am bringing up from Dunedin from the 27th Dec - to 7th Jan, or close to those dates. I have my sisters wedding so really in a hurry to find something. The boats to big to pull in and out each day on the trailer. Ph 027 6555 378.

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

MAKEUP ARTIST Janine Joseph now taking bookings for wedding and special occasion makeup. Gift vouchers also available for makeovers. Help someone look and feel beautiful this Christmas. MAC cosmetics. New Year, new look? www.janinejoseph.co.nz Phone 021 476 629.

2018 XERO TRAINING DATES ANNOUNCED! The team at Findlay & Co are offering eight different training sessions to help you with your Xero needs starting 13th February 2018. Visit findco.co.nz for full training information and prices or call Anna on 021 0398 903. Registration is now open!