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23 November 2011



ARE YOU AN AWESOME CHEF? – Do you want the challenge of being a Sous Chef in one of Wanaka's busiest restaurants? Lone Star is looking for a professional, good natured person who has extensive kitchen experience and is looking for an opportunity. You will be responsible for many facets of our busy kitchen and this job will teach you some amazing kitchen management skills. Call Nicola on 027 231 1227. Check us out www.lonestar.co.nz

LUXURY 2 BERTH CARAVAN 1998 JUBILEE. Full awning, double glazing, separate shower toilet, gas oven. Absolute pristine condition - tows beautifully. New reg, warrant, electrical warrant. $18,500. Phone 027 422 7042 or 443 9141.

ADJACENT TO MERCY HOSPITAL DUNEDIN Studio apartment with full facilities. $90 per night. Ph 0800 788 346.

THE RIVERHOUSE CREW are proud to present Alex Borwick and BB Bowness playing Banjo's (yes 2) on Sat 26 November at 7.30. "We've been playing together over the last 18 months exploring everything from Bach to Queen. We have an eclectic range of influences between us ranging from genres like jazz, bluegrass and Celtic, to more unusual tastes such as Balkan, tango, and 80s pop." To date they have been guests at several major folk festivals around New Zealand, and have performed at numerous venues around the North Island. "It's like hearing one 9 string Banjo played by a four-handed demon" NZ Musician Magazine. Tickets $20 from Video Ezy. Call Anna 0274 581 257 for details.

SLEEPOUT/STUDIO/OFFICE fully insulated, gibbed, power points, carpet 2.4m x 3.6m all new. $5,500 offers. Also 3.2m 4 man avon inflatable boat, seats, lifejackets, oars, marine ply floor, tote tank, beach wheels, pump,15 hp yamaha. $2,500 offers. One inverter arc welder with tig set up, 160amp, brilliant. $650 offers. Dog run $50. 2 x 10mm chains with nibs $90. Call 03 443 1984.

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

RAMMED EARTH BUILDING: Do you want a home that is cool in the summer and warm in the winter? Earth homes that are over 150 years old are still lived in today. Go to www.downtoearthbuilding.co.nz for further information. Jimmy Cotter 0274 780 446.

WANAKA PRESCHOOL CHRISTMAS TRUFFLES – Our annual fundraiser at only $6 per dozen. Great for in the freezer for unexpected guests or as a gift. Keep an eye out for our order forms or phone the Preschool on 443 7090. Pick up at Preschool on the 5th December.

PICTURE FRAMING - BLOCK MOUNTS - CANVAS PRINTS. All your printing and framing requirements under one roof - Aspiring Photography - 12 Frederick St - Phone 443 1883.

LOCAL BUILDER AVAILABLE for decks, fences, garden sheds, whatever you need. Call Mark Taylor 021 2376 440.

FOR SALE - CAR TRAILER 8x4. New rubber. $2200. Phone 021 999 253.

WALLPAPER HANGING SPECIALISTS - Thirty five years in the decorating business. You name it, we've hung it. Feature walls, murals etc. Phone Martin or Debbie on 443 5802 or 027 510 0937.

1996 SUBARU LEGACY, auto. New engine with receipts, great car, some panel damage. Rego & new WOF, must sell by Sunday! $2000 ono 021 0827 2288

KARITANE CRIB FOR SALE 250m to beach, 800m to boat ramp. Four bedroom 100m2, level land 1012m2. Local school and shop close. Nicky Oliver 0274 337 198.

CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE RESTORATIONS. Specialising in British bikes. www.classicmotorcycletours.co.nz - Phone John Holgate 027 4322 917.

GILBERT VAN REENEN'S Distinctive Art Prints of Wanaka make scrumptious gifts and can be economically posted overseas. Also available on Archival canvas. See samples at The Picture Lounge, Artisans Gallery, Christofer Robyn Quilts Gallery or www.cleangreen.co.nz Phone 443 7951.

FLATMATE WANTED for sunny 3 bedroom house. Mt Iron area. Mature, tidy, no party animals. Must like dogs. Please call Richard on 021 999 634 or Julie on 021 169 0541.

SORE FEET? Call James for an appointment today on 443 0730 or Freecall 0800 955 828. Lakes Podiatry - Your total foot care specialist, now located at the new Wanaka Lakes Health Centre.

HOUSEKEEPER/SUPERWOMAN REQUIRED. Who loves kids! If you like organising and making things shine, we need you to help with running our household of 6 and refining our daily needs. Tel 443 6447 or 027 391 7695.

TWO BEDROOM UNIT. Furnished, sunny, private, large spaces, good storage, (osp) off street parking, private outdoor area. Well located. No bond. $280 p/w. Phone 021 0211 6230.

READY LAWN! The original same day lawn. Available now. Phone 443 1313 or 027 688 7506.

GARAGE SALE - election day - Bernard Road, Albert town (signs out at 8am). Washing machine, futon bunk, lawn mower, fridge/freezer, chairs, shelves and other household goods.

TO RENT - TRENDY 2 BEDROOM (split kings) fully furnished. Just bring your clothes, you'll love it. Sunny, outdoor living, enjoy bbq, pool, tennis this summer (all on site). Long term preferred. Phone 0274 530 974.

ITALIAN SAUSAGE AND PEPPER - Roast Cardrona lamb sausages and peppers, cheese and mozzarella. Fran's Pizza of the week. Wanaka Farmers Market 4pm Thursday.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL Special Friday Lunch is back. Blue Cod, salad & french fries or lambs fry and bacon, Dessert of the day and tea or coffee $15.00pp from 12 noon. Phone 443 1224.

CANDLES & CHRISTMAS: Go together like the hand and the glove. Especially Natural Soy Wax Candles. Yes, it is that time again. Beautiful containers and colours to enhance your dining table, living areas or outdoor areas. Fragrant, non-fragrant, coloured or plain. You can personalise your candles for a special gift or for yourself. If you already have one of these gorgeous candles and need it refilled I can do that too. Phone Lynley 443 8582. Please leave a message if not at home and I will get back to you.

ENGINEERING AND REPAIRS: Call Handy Solutions 443 4078 or 027 208 0175.

CHOP - DAC FRESH INSTORE. DAC - Design Against Culture is a mens fashion brand with amazing price points. Shorts, pocket tees, pocket tanks and cardies. Chop Shop.

SPIDERS, FLIES, MOSQUITOES, INSECTS, all professionally treated by Wilson's Pest Control - One year, no quibble warranty (2 years control). Safe and clean. Do it once, do it well. Wilson's phone 03 443 6652.

GALLERY 33: NEW ARRIVALS: Amanda Shanley: ceramics; rings: Ann Culy & J Z Robinson; pins: Kate Alterio; 2 bronzes: Melissa Young; glass: David Murray. WOPS: Ben Reid.

TINT-A-WINDOW / SOLAR PROTECTIVE FILMS Fade, U.V block, heat, glare control. Privacy and frosted films. Free quotes. Ph 0800 368 468 or view our website www.tintawindow.co.nz

ENGAGEMENT: ANDY KENNERLEY AND ANNA SHARP. We are delighted. Janie and Randy, Robyn and Graeme.

BOOK-A-RIDE: Wanaka - Queenstown - Wanaka daily shuttle. Departs Wanaka 6am to Q/T airport or CBD, returning 6pm to Wanaka. $25 p/p includes luggage. 6 days per week. Contact "Spud" on 021 443 018 to book.

MOPS CLEANING SERVICES Your local team, builders, cleans, rentals and offices. For a friendly, professional service call 021 069 1988 or 746 8111.

REALLY CHEAP GARAGE SALE!! Sat 26th Nov, 179 Warren St. 10am - 2pm. Kids toys 10c, kids books, baby gear, TV, cushions, men shoes and clothes, handbags, mountain bike, guitar etc etc.

ISAACS CIDER SUNDAY SESSIONS! This week 'Dirt Floor Alliance' from 5pm. The Luggate Hotel. Bringing you live music, all summer!

JENNY AND STEVE MOSS HAVE SOLD. Now need rental, 2-3 bedrooms for 6-12 months. Phone 443 6797 (leave a message) or 021 615 776.

DON'T BE MYSTIFIED BY THE BODY. John Gibson Chiropractic. Specialist in chronic conditions. Accident injuries. Sports injuries. Headaches. Shoulder pain. Specific/general aches/pains. Jaw problems/alignment. Sciatica. Inflexibility. Osteoarthritis. Postural problems. For an appointment tel Wanaka Lakes Health Centre 443 6460 or Queenstown Medical Centre 441 2266.

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM AVAILABLE NOW in 4 bedroom house near Aspiring College & pool on 26 Matai Road. $100 singles, $130 couples + power. Great flatties, TV in room, heat pump, WIFI and home computer available (additional charge), big garden with hammock and BBQ. Social flatmates. Call txt: 021 923 553. Email: flat.net@hotmail.com You snooozze....

FREE PROACTIVEPUNCHTM CLASS! - If you have ever wanted to learn boxing/kickboxing in a safe controlled environment as well as reach new levels of physical fitness, then ProActive gyms amazing team training program called ProActivePUNCHTM is the program for you! ProActivePUNCHTM will help you achieve incredible results with fun and challenging workouts. Book now for your FREE ProActivePUNCHTM trial class! Call 443 6500 or float like a butterfly into ProActive Health and Fitness, 17 Plantation Rd, Wanaka and prepare to sting like a bee!

BEDS FOR SALE. Double bed $200 ono, queen bed $180. Call after 5pm on 443 1356.

50% OFF SELECTED GIFT WARE while stocks last, at the Green Room, upstairs, Spencer Mall. Phone 443 2324.

FREE "GARAGE SALE" SIGN, with your address on it, when you advertise your garage sale in the Messenger.

TRY THE WESTERN EGG BREAKFAST SUB (Toasted with ham, bacon, egg, cheese and your choice of salad fillings) & full barista fresh organic, Fair Trade Coffee or a juice - combo just $7.90 at Subway Cafe - lake front.

FREE SKIN CHECKS for registered patients at Aspiring Medical Centre until 9 December. Please phone for an appointment (03) 443 1226.

SUN SPOTS - solar flares are huge outpourings of energy from the sun that can be large enough to affect the world's atmospheric systems - especially the intensity and frequency of auroras. At present there is a huge cluster of sunspots aimed directly at the earth - the largest and most intense since 2005.

TIMBER FLOORING AND INSTALLATION 30 year guarantee. Call John for a quote on 021 178 8589 or 443 2001.

ADJUSTABLE DRESSMAKERS DUMMY WANTED. Phone 027 2323 090.

FOR SALE –  desk with roll out keyboard tray 57cm x 123cm - $35, kayak single fibreglass, suit child/small adult + paddle, great for the lake $30, bike rack for up to 6 bikes $45, mattress topper foam overlays as new, single $25, queen $40, kayak whitewater river plastic, paddle + skirt $150. Phone 443 6655 or 021 0599 399.

FOR RENT Unfurnished studio unit, available for long term rent. Phone 443 0045.

TREES CARED FOR WITH EXPERTISE, any tree, any size, anywhere. Wanaka's local professional arborists. Tree Tamers, phone 027 275 1268.

YOGA/MEDITATION: Hawea Flat Hall, Thursdays 7-8.30pm. Bring 2 small pillows/towels, $10. Robyn 443 2809 or 027 644 8005. Come and relax.

ATTENTION ALL MOBILITY VOUCHER HOLDERS. yello! cabs is now accepting mobility vouchers for all trips around town. Enjoy our low rates to the medical centre, the supermarket and to Kung Fu practice. Phone 443 5555.

SCARVES, UNIQUE, great gifts, plus other handmade goodies. Call to inspect and select. Heather, phone 443 4151 or 021 038 3695.

GARAGE SALE - Sat from 9am. Lazy boys, dishwasher, freezer, furniture etc. 36 Kennedy Crescent.

MCGREGORS ON REECE WILL BE CLOSED Sunday 27th and the Doughbin will be closed at 2pm. Sorry for any inconvenience.

FOR RENT: NEW 3 BEDROOM HOUSE in Riverside Park, Albert Town, north facing, single garage, unfurnished, heat pump. Available from the 20th November. $295 per week. Call Aimee 021 997 124.

GARAGE DOOR OPENER, brand new, never been used. Phone 443 5028 or 027 434 1080 Sat/Sun.

POKERFACED YOU WILL NOT BE when you see Metalworks has 25% off all hand crafted fire implements until the end of November. Workshop, 54 Ballantyne. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz.

CROMWELL RACES TRANSPORT AVAILABLE but you need to confirm by tomorrow! (Thursday) Fares from $25 return. Call Yello! (0800) 443 5555.

POO QUEUES! Don't want to queue at the post office to send your Christmas goodies? Use us! We ship all our lovely products all around the world all the time... Call into Little Brown House, 4 Little Street, or shop online www.jumpingtangents.co.nz (free shipping within NZ on all online orders over $50, single recipient).

KITCHEN HAND REQUIRED Edgewater requires an experienced kitchen hand to join their team for the busy summer period. This is mainly day work, from Wed-Sun for approx 6-7 hours each shift. Call Damon on 443 0016 or leave a message.   

ASPIRING VETS - ASPIRING STARTERS PUPPY PRESCHOOL for puppies aged between 6-14 weeks. Learn the basics in a safe friendly and fun environment. Please call Aspiring Vets on 443 7262 for more information or to enrol.

CHEF REQUIRED Edgewater is looking for a fulltime, reliable Chef de Partie to join their team. Applicants must be hard working, qualified and have a great personality. Call Damon on 443 0016 or leave a message.   

K IS FOR "KEEPING THIS LOCAL"...the food, the feel, the scene at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park,

WATER QUALITY A PROBLEM? Pure Water Central can help you with all your water filtration requirements. Water filters, water tests, ultra violet systems, water coolers and more. Free phone 0800 945 372 or 027 502 1234

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.

COME INTO RACERS EDGE. All new summer stock now in store. Chalky Digits, Icebreaker, 2012 Giant & Trek cycles + a gazillion accessories. It's humming in here! Remember - shop local, because you have to be in to win.

GREEN LIGHT PAINTING for all your interior and exterior painting requirements. Free quote. Call Chris 021 0220 5154 or Rusty 0211 364 589.

PICTURE FRAMING by Kay Todd (GCF). Proven record of design and quality plus the convenience of a full mobile service. Phone for an appointment at your place!! Phone 443 6768.

WHICH DUNEDIN MOTEL HAS ROOM TO PARK your tandem axle trailer? Free phone 0508ARCADIAN for accommodation and easy parking.

THE LOUNGE BAR is available for your Christmas functions! Please call 03 443 2920 and ask for Emma to book!

SUPERFAST BROADBAND No fixed contracts, no landline required. Call Stan on 0800 NETSPEED (638 773).

NEW PUPPY? Want to give them the best start in life. Enrol today for our puppy pre school classes. For further details please call Wanaka Vet Centre 443 6409.

FRESH DANISHES @ THE HAMMER & NAIL, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street, (opposite Mitre 10).

PALOMINO STALLION available this season for service. 13.3hh English riding pony x. Beautiful fine conformation, elevated movement and gorgeous friendly nature. Please call to view, and for further information. Robyn 443 1366, 0210 230 9823.

RAW FOOD WORKSHOPS PRESENTED BY SUE BOYCE on Sunday 27th November (raw Christmas treats & learning to use a dehydrator). Visit www.nirvanaretreat.co.nz or sign up on 03 443 2242.

APARTMENT FOR RENT - Very tidy with good size lounge, large bedroom, bathroom with bath and full kitchen. $250 p/w. Call Darren 021 437 744. Available now!

GRAB-A-BUNCH OF BEAUTIFUL FRESH FLOWERS from the Green Room for $20 & under! Upstairs, Spencer Mall. Phone 443 2324.

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

ATTENTION ALL HOMEOWNERS - are you prepared for the pre-Xmas rush for Freeview installation? Call Custom Digital, Peter Cartlidge 027 238 5665 or Ryan Jones 021 382 141.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN, EVENING ROAST of the day & dessert $18 on every day from 6pm.

GIFT ITEMS, GREAT FOR XMAS!!! Varies from kids toys to tea towels. Outside Doughbin Bakery on the Lake Front. Saturday 3rd December from 10.30am - 2.30pm. Hope to see you there!

PRICE SLASH: Believe it or not some things do become cheaper! Our supplier has slashed prices for all security equipment and we are more than happy to pass that on. New installation, alteration or upgrade, now is the time to do it. Call Aotea Security Central for more information. Phone 0800 800 403.

TRE, STRESS TENSION AND TRAUMA release exercises, release the physical symptoms of stress from your body. Steph is the only Level 3 TRE trainer in New Zealand. Call her on 443 5878 to find out how TRE can help you.

TIRED OF YOUR IMAGERY on your website? Need fresh photos? We can help you. Thierry Huet Photography. Phone 443 5370. info@picturesque.co.nz

CRUSHED WHEAT FOR SALE. Coming soon. Whole wheat and crushed barley. $25/30kg. Nicola 443 4944 or 021 251 5510.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Firewood 15m3 $50m3 on orders received by Dec 1st. After the 1st it's $60m3 so ring now. Skip Johnston 027 289 0903

SUN CONTROL WINDOW TINTING Professional service & application of window film for UV fade, privacy, glare, heat & safety. Vehicles-Homes-Commercial. Phone Craig 0800TINTER (846 837). Member of Master Tinters.

NOW HIRING FOR SUMMER. Grill shifts, prep shifts, service staff. Great rates of pay in a vibrant restaurant. Please bring CV into Wanaka Ale House, lakefront.

NZSO CONCERT - TUESDAY DECEMBER 6TH. Lake Wanaka Centre, 7.30pm. Tickets from Wanaka Fine Wines. Adults $45 plus concessions, children $12.50.

FANCY LUNCH HIGH ABOVE REMOTE LOCATIONS. Great views. Take a helicopter flight with Wanaka Helicopters. Phone 443 1085 any time.

RELAXATION MASSAGE, DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE. Firm but gentle touch, nurturing and effective. Phone Madeleine on 0273 221 507. Qualified, experienced, committed. NZQA registered.

BUILDING OR RENOVATING? Need furniture or joinery? Contact Rich the Cabinet Maker on 027 526 3695. View online at www.tinyurl.com/richwanaka

HOW IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP? Experiencing problems and not sure where to turn? Try ringing Women's Support. It can be hard to pick up the phone, but worth it to achieve a positive result. Phone 443 1448 for confidential 24/7 day service.

FOR SALE: SUBARU FORESTER 1997, 103,000km, reg and warrant until Jan. Call or text 027 637 0047.

SECRET INGREDIENT #4: Committed support means that we are with you all the way. www.inow.co.nz. Phone 443 6338.

FOR RENT AT LAKE HAWEA - Lovely sunny 6 year old house with internal access garage, two bedrooms, $230.00 per week. Long term only. Phone 0274 780 446.

SASANOKI'S ADDICT CARD - Have you got one yet? It is now available at Sasanoki. Get one for yourself. Sasanoki Addict, Bro!  Phone 443 6474.

THE LOCAL LABOURER - Need help on your farm/construction site? Call Nick the Local Labourer, insured, independent labour hire. Phone 021 432 256.

"TWO WEEKS TO GO"! Silent auction proceeds to Wanaka Community Networks, 20+ items. Prices from $20+. View and bid on www.facebook.com/Archwaymotelswanaka, 64 Hedditch Street.

FRESH FREE RANGE EGGS... $5 a doz, txt 021 178 9773.

DELICIOUS CARDRONA TREATS, live music, vintage market, wine tasting, kids toys & games market and so much more on at the Cardrona Vintage Fair, Sunday, 04 December from 12 to 5pm at the Cardrona Hotel. Call Debs for more info on 443 8151.

FLATMATE WANTED $123 per week. (Bond $615.) To share with two easy going guys. Phone after 6pm 022 656 1061.

GARAGE SALE - Saturday 26th. Mercury Place. Sign out 6.30am.

HANDY SOLUTIONS FOR ALL HANDYMAN TASKS Engineering, gates, fences, pergolas, decks, steel and timber work, shade sails and general repairs. You name it, we'll do it. Ph 443 4078 or 027 208 0175.

CHALLENGE WANAKA VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED - come and join the Locations Volunteer Crew and be apart of New Zealand's largest triathlon festival. All ages and abilities welcome. Contact Anna at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com or sign up online at www.challengewanaka.com/volunteer.

FOR SALE. UPRIGHT FREEZER 180 LTR, 6 months old. $400. Bench top oven with multifunctions, hardly used. $50. Toddler board $20. Phone 443 5530.

ROOMS TO RENT - Big sunny house with deck. 1 big room (would suit couple) and 1 smaller room. Chilled housemates and a sweet dog. $100pp including bills. Phone Kate 022 073 2981.

STALL HOLDERS REQUIRED Speargrass Inn are seeking fresh produce stall holders for a summer Farmers' Markets. All enquiries to Jackie 021 431 689 or jvandervoort@xtra.co.nz

GOT A MATE WHO IS GETTING MARRIED? What do you normally do with a stag - hunt him down! At Wanaka Paintball we can make it happen! Call Wanaka Paintball and find out about our stag party specials. Wanaka Paintball. 0800 SPLATT.

CAFE GUSTO $12 SPECIAL ALL DAY MENU. Poached eggs, fresh asparagus and hollandaise! Best value food in town.

BIKE WANAKA INC. AGM. Sunday 4th December 10.30am. Get involved with mountain biking in the Wanaka area: Trail development and maintenance, recreation advocacy, youth coaching and event staging. Come and share your ideas! Meeting lakeside by the Outlet Camp ground followed by a bike ride and BBQ.

HOUSE FOR RENT. Awesome warm home in superb area. 3-4 big bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, garage. Phone 027 777 1013.

TO RENT - 2 BEDROOM FLAT. Furnished. Available short or long term from 7th Dec. Phone 443 4984.

SAM TURNS 21! So Saturday Opium is closed for his private party until midnight. Then it's on like donkey kong!

GOING TO CROMWELL RACES? Why not stop in for some live music on the way home? The Luggate Hotel Sunday sessions will be in full swing from 5pm to 8pm with the South Island trio 'Dirt Floor Alliance'. The Luggate Hotel, bringing you awesome Kiwi music, all summer long.

BUILDING? Don't learn the hard way. Savings and great ideas can often be achieved by having a chat in the planning stages of building your home. It costs nothing to talk to us! Phone Aspiring Landscapes on 443 4106 or 0274 400 504.

FREE LABRADOR/WEIMARANER CROSS - neutered, chipped, registered. 10 months old. Unable to spend enough time with him - energetic. Phone 443 1417 or 027 323 3181.

H IS FOR "HEY, WHO KNEW?"... a newcomer's pleasant surprise at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park,

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON. We can't hold off any longer! Regrettably there will be a small price increase on all our salon services, effective 1st December. Still the best value from three of Wanaka's longest "standing" hairdressers. Phone 443 5895.

CARAVAN TO RENT. Self contained. Big view, inc - sunroom, patio, parking, internet, power, TV, shower etc... $120 p/w. Call or text 021 301 770.

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

GREAT COFFEE!! TASTY BREAKFAST subs to kick-start your day along with full barista fresh, organic, Fair Trade Coffee at Subway Cafe - best views in town to drink great coffee and start your day the right way.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE: to be held Dec 13,15, 20 & 22 (incl) 7.00-9.00pm at St John, Wanaka. Further inquiries call Kaye Rowell, Lakes Driver Training 03 442 7073 txt 027 623 3534. Email krowell@xtra.co.nz 

'JUST FISH' IS SELLING A SELECTION of freshly frozen free flowed Bluff fish and smoked fish on Wednesday 11am to 5.15pm at BP beside Bullock bar entrance. Tucker 0274 376 657.

LADIES NEW (& NEWISH) TO WANAKA. It's our last luncheon get together for 2011. Come along and enjoy a lovely Xmas buffet, plus meet new friends! Friday 9th December - Contact Sue Saunders asap. Phone 443 7442. Looking forward to hearing from you!!

CHILD'S QUAD BIKE SUZUKI 50. Manual start, infrequently used by grandchildren. In good order, multiple safety features, plus helmet. $1250. To buy new $3000+. Phone 443 8020.

ASPIRING ORGANICS fine local/regional organic produce & products: eggs, cheeses, nuts, meat, fruit & vege and more! Visit our stall at the Wanaka Farmers Market or online @ www.aspiringorganics.co.nz

MASSAGE! ASPIRING MASSAGE WANAKA! Relaxation - Deep tissue. Trevor Bailey, provider to High Performance Sport NZ. Phone 443 2993 or 0274 222 455. www.aspiringmassagewanaka.co.nz

OLIVES - GROWN, CURED AND MARINATED IN WANAKA by Kitchen Window Catering. Specialty product. Limited supply at the Wanaka Farmers Market, Thursdays 4pm.

BABYSITTER WANTED - evenings of 3rd and 6th of January. Hourly rate by negotiation. Ph Ella 021 735 981 or elawton66@gmail.com

$100 DISCOUNT on Sparklewhite Teeth Whitening Services. Book your teeth whitening before 16th December and receive $100 discount, Now only $199. Bookings essential if you want to be in before Xmas. Phone 0800 20 30 60.

YAMAHA YZ85 2004. Great Xmas present. Well maintained and in good working order. 29.4 hrs since rebuild. $2000. Phone 443 1160.

ASPIRING CHILDREN'S THEATRE SCHOOL PRESENTS a showcase weekend of theatre Saturday. 3rd December 7pm: 5 short plays from Year 1 - Yr 10's. Sunday 4th December 7pm: 2 short plays from Year 5 & 6, plus a full length play by Yr 11-13's. These performances are a joyful celebration of all that is good about our young people. Tickets $12/$8 available from Soulfood on Ardmore St.

GARAGE SALE: Saturday 26th Nov. 9am until 1pm, 45 Lichen Lane, Hawea. Includes free stuff rummage box.

TREE OF THE WEEK @ NOOK ROAD NURSERY: The Cornus family aka Dogwoods – flowering now all over town in shades of white, pink, cream & green, lovely small trees which also have excellent autumn colour.

BASS GUITARIST WANTED as well as other musicians for new band. Anyone interested contact Henry 027 404 6366 or hcs@smeaton.co.nz

GARAGE SALE. Finch Street, Albert Town this Saturday at 8.30am. Heaps of kids and infants clothing, lots of house hold items. Come make an offer. Look out for the signs.

SOPHIE THE GIRAFFE teething aid for babies or choose a Bambeado Amber necklace. Great gifts! www.bambeado.co.nz Phone: 0800 998 612.

KARITANE CRIB AVAILABLE from 5 January 2012. Sleeps 6/8. All mod cons. Child friendly sheltered spot. 2 mins walk to beach. $95 per night. Phone 443 1556 or 021 1444 788.

FLATMATES WANTED !! Easygoing Czech couple looking for flatmates (couple/2 singles) to share fully furnished 2 bedroom flat. Huge living room, warm and cosy bedroom, freeview, high speed internet, electricity all included for $220/pw/per room. 15 minutes walk to town, 5 minutes to lake edge. Call or text Daniel on 022 038 4475.

LOST - CREAM BURMESE CAT in Sargood Drive/Norman Terrace. Distinctive cat. Phone 443 8883. Please check your outbuildings or sheds.

FOR RENT 2 BEDROOM FLAT - Newly renovated in quiet, established area, furnished. One huge bedroom, one double. Wireless internet. Please phone 443 6321 or 0275 345 465.

KAWASAKI KLX 450R TRAIL BIKE, 2008 model, electric start, sump guard, Zeta hand/lever protectors, H/duty tubes, 46hr, excellent condition. Comes with 3ltr Modul gear box oil. $6999. Phone 443 4243, 027 622 2081.

SAVE THE DATE... "Christmas by the Lake: Wanaka's Community Christmas" is happening Saturday December 17, 5pm at the Dinosaur Park. All your favourite features from last year are returning... a live nativity play complete with animals, a Christmas carol sing-a-long, a costume parade, and a huge community picnic! Mark your diary now and stay tuned to The Messenger for more details.

GUTTERTIME, guttertime, guttertime! That's right. Lets get those gutters cleaned out. Fast friendly, local service. Call Gutterman 443 6864 or 027 758 7680.

WANAKA'S MOUSTACHE BASH! Join us for a night of moustachery, prize-giving and to thank everyone for their efforts in fundraising and support for prostate cancer and depression in men. Come show off your Mo's and compete for 'Man of Movember'. Thursday 1st December, Creek Cafe from 6pm, judging @ 6.30pm.

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

BOSS BEING A PAIN IN THE NECK - why not give him one back - at Wanaka Paintball we can make it happen! Wanaka Paintball is your perfect Xmas party event. Ring to find out our local work party deal. Phone 0800 SPLATT.

WANTED KITCHEN HAND. Must be available at New Year. Phone the Albert Town Tavern on 443 4545.

FLAT FOR RENT - Spacious, sunny, 2 bedroom flat located close to town, semi furnished and brand new. If you are after a low maintenance apartment this is perfect. $280p/w. Garage option available, Phone 0274 578 021.

ASPIRING AVALANCHE DOGS AGM - Tuesday 29th November, 6pm Lone Star. Everyone welcome.

WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS AGM (Upper Clutha Recycling and Environmental Society Inc) 29 November 7pm at Cinema Paradiso. See you there.

CARAVAN AND MOTORHOME REPAIRS, renovations, parts and accessories. Electrical, plumbing, welding, coach work and paint. Overland Engineering. Phone 022 097 4596.

WWW.NZNATURALGIFTS.COM for all your wonderful NZ made gifts for all your Christmas presents. Free delivery in Wanaka.

SUNGLASSES ARE A MUST HAVE FOR SUMMER so come into South Beach and check out the awesome selection from Smith, Oakley, Dragon, Von Zipper and Arnette.

HOUSEHOLD GOODS FOR SALE: F&P washing machine, F&P dryer, fridge freezer, dining table and 5 chairs, outdoor furniture, 2 x queen beds. Phone 021 244 7233 to view goods.

EXPERIENCED BARISTA NEEDED @ RELISHES. Must be able to make super tasty coffees fast! Call Tash 021 907 877 or pop in for an application form.

KING DUVET INNERS (2): microfibre spring/autumn weight and cotton summer weight. Excellent condition. King duvet cover: mocha, self-stripe, 500 thread count, Egyptian cotton, brand new. $130 the lot. Will sell separately. Phone 443 1779.

HAIR THOU ART WORKSHOP & MOBILE specialising in natural products. Luminart colour, low-no ammonia, with kakadu plum, bamboo extract, sunflower & olive. Creative techniques, texture waves, body waves, spiral waves. Weddings, hair ups, hair extensions & dreadlocks. Phone Kirstin on 443 9545 www.hairthouart.co.nz.

GARAGE SALE - Saturday and Sunday 10am - 2pm, 71 Kings Drive. Phone 021 999 253.

POOL FENCES / WINDBREAKS Euroglass System to suit any requirement. Contact Adrian 0274 417 333. Showroom 12 Frederick Street or phone 443 1719

HOUSE TO RENT 3 double bedrooms, sunny, fenced corner section, balcony, deck, pizza oven! $360 p/w available now. Phone 443 2703.

NIXON WATCHES ARE IN SOUTH BEACH, huge selection. Perfect idea for a Christmas present for that special someone. 12 Helwick St.

LOCAL BUILDER AVAILABLE for decks, fences, garden sheds, whatever you need. Call Mark Taylor 021 2376 440.

BAYLINER 2050 BOWRIDER BOAT for sale V8, 1996, in good condition. It is a fantastic family boat. $17,000. For more  information phone 027 256 4867.

NEILS BEACH HAAST - Good old 3 bedroom bach/house to rent over Xmas/New Year. Sleeps 6 to 8. $120per night. 2 night min stay. Phone 443 7232.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON. Making a list, checking it twice. Book your hair appointments and tick that one off. Phone 443 5898.

DUSK - BRIDAL TO EVENING, below Ski Connect, 34 Ardmore St. Now open. All bridal gowns $799 new. Phone 443 1443.

COME LIVE WITH US! Unique house, fun flatmates, internet, 5 minutes walk to town. Live-in cleaner $100 p/w including bills. Phone 021 1877 944.

MORE T.V. CHANNELS - did you know you could receive 30+ more T.V. channels...SBS, Cultural, Christian.  Call Custom Digital, Peter Cartlidge 027 238 5665 or Ryan Jones 021 382 141.

ARTISTS REQUIRED Speargrass Inn are seeking artists from the Central Otago/Otago district for an Arts event in January. All enquiries to Jackie 021 431 689 or jvandervoort@xtra.co.nz

MASSAGE WITH MAGIC HANDS. Jason Clarke massaged the All Blacks, NZ Elite tri-athletes and many valued locals. Feel "Magic Hands" deep tissue manipulation, sports massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, relaxation/stress release, pregnancy massage. Feel the "Magic". Phone 443 7055 or 0274 288 569.

ECO CHRISTMAS HAMPERS made to order. Sustainable NZ pine box fulled with organic and NZ made products from just $40. Phone 443 1116 or email team@organicexpress.co.nz for details.

$60 FOR 60 DAYS! Get started at ProActive Health and Fitness this month for only $60 for 60 days! Get yourself into shape for Christmas and have the summer body you've always wanted. Come into 17 Plantation Rd or call 443 6500. Inspiring members towards incredible results!

WORKSHOP STORAGE TO RENT. Wanaka 72m2 area. Private location. Negotiable rates. Phone 0274 507 964 or 443 1931.

WANAKA RIVER JOURNEYS is a unique wilderness jet boating experience on the Matukituki River. A must do for locals and visitors alike; an exciting family adventure or Christmas gift voucher option. More than a jet boat ride... Check out our video on www.wanakariverjourneys.co.nz or contact Sue 0800 544 555.

FRANCESCA`S PIZZAS - Every Thursday at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Small pizza $10, Large pizza $20. Dine at our traditional Italian set up or take away. www.francescaspizzas.com

MATURE, RELIABLE, experienced dog walker for Stone St, Meadowstone Drive area. $5 per walk. Walks last around 2 hours please call or text Emily 022 095 3181.

BOSS BEING A PAIN IN THE NECK - why not give him one back - at Wanaka Paintball we can make it happen! Wanaka Paintball is your perfect Xmas party event. Ring to find out our local work party deal. Phone 0800 SPLATT.

FREE "GARAGE SALE" SIGN, with your address on it, when you advertise your garage sale in the Messenger.

SADHANA YOGA & AYURVEDA: Recommended, Ayurvedic consultations $30. It is possible to to try any treatment without prior consultation. Ayurvedic treatments are not quick fix or spa treatments, they have deep long term healing benefits, especially when combined with ongoing pre/post support and consecutive treatments which create the foundation for healing experiences. Enquiries welcome, call Carmen 443 2202 or 021 0221 5409. Yoga sessions, for times go to www.thesadhanastudio.com

ANTIQUE FURNITURE, oak extension dining table, 8 carved turned leg edwardian chairs, double brass bed, 2 single brass beds, vintage outdoor furniture ph 443 5028 or 027 434 1080.

FRESH DAILY GLUTEN-FREE AND DAIRY-FREE options at Soulfood cafe. Also organic NZ citrus in store, limes $10.50 kg, lemons $5 kg.

WANTED - OLD WATCHES. Preferably men's, dive, chronographs and Seiko watches. Watches can be in any condition. I'm also interested in learning about watch repair. If you live in Wanaka and want to pass on some knowledge please call Richard 443 5606.

GREAT TIME TO PLANT AFTER THE RAIN on Monday. Nook Road Nursery in Hawea has a wide range of natives & hardy exotics suitable for our climate.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON. We can't hold off any longer! Regrettably there will be a small price increase on all our salon services, effective 1st December. Still the best value from three of Wanaka's longest "standing" hairdressers. Phone 443 5895.

SEWING GODDESS - clothing alterations and repairs, dressmaking, bespoke items & custom fancy dress costumes. Call/text Kate 0211 899 932.

FLATMATE WANTED for sunny 3 bedroom house. Mt Iron area. Mature, tidy, no party animals. Must like dogs. Please call Richard on 021 999 634 or Julie on 021 169 0541.

SOUTH BEACH IS BACK and has heaps of cool new dresses, shorts, tanks and tees for guys and girls. Come in and check it out! 12 Helwick St.

4 BEDROOM WANAKA HOME. Great condition. Heat pump, fenced, walking distance to town, schools, shops. Group/family $350 p/w. Phone 443 2922 or 0275 785 448.

GARAGE SALE: Saturday 26th Nov. 9am until 1pm, 45 Lichen Lane, Hawea. Includes free stuff rummage box.

FOR SALE: Coffee tables, TV cabinets, dining chairs, dining tables, marble plinths. Phone 443 8350.

RIPPON FESTIVAL, LAKE WANAKA - Saturday Feb 4th, 20% of tickets remaining. The Datsuns, TrinityRoots, P Digsss, KPz, Katchafire, The Yoots, Sunshine Sound System, Kora, Street Chant, AHoriBuzz & more. ripponfestival.co.nz

HAVE YOU GOT AN INJURY that's not getting better? Osteopaths are experts in "hands on" medicine and we are ACC registered. Osteopaths are trained to diagnose and treat, in order to allow the body to heal, even from old injuries. We don't just treat backs and necks, we also treat all other joints; sciatica; headaches and migraines; women's issues; repetitive strain; and problems related to digestion, breathing, stress and sleeping. In addition, we treat a range of problems in infants and children. Call Liana Poole and Kharis Fausset at the Wanaka Osteopathic Clinic on 443 6783.

GRAHAM ("ACE") LIVED IN WANAKA late 90's. Does anyone have his contact details? If so please call Alison on 443 9416.

THE SMART HOME: For many years we have been comprehensively involved in network controlled home automation, security and fire alarms and have come up with the ultimate solution. Intercoms with high resolution picture, contact you wherever you are in the world to speak to the person at the door or connect to your CCTV to check on your house. We have highly sophisticated home automation systems available with integrated security and CCTV and they are way more affordable than you might think. One solution for all electrical, home entertainment, heating, security and fire alarm requirements. Call Aotea Security Central for more information. Phone 0800 800 403.

DALLAS SUSAN BOAG, GARDENER. Phone 027 231 6575 to discuss your requirements.

YELLO! IS TOTALLY COMMITTED TO WANAKA and making sure locals, guests and tourists have a safe, affordable and reliable service that will keep Wanaka moving. No silly seasonal rates, no late night "surcharges", just the same fair fares to everywhere... for everyone! (0800) 443 5555.

LEE JETTS – new coloured cropped denim instore now at Base!

CHEF REQUIRED Edgewater is looking for a fulltime, reliable Chef de Partie to join their team. Applicants must be hard working, qualified and have a great personality. Call Damon on 443 0016 or leave a message.   

NUTRIMETICS - FEEL BEAUTIFUL. Nurture, pamper and protect your skin. Beautiful products at affordable prices! Contact me today for more information: zoe.nutrimetics@gmail.com or 027 828 5548. Visit my website and order online! www.my.nutirmetics.co.nz/zoefincham Your Wanaka Nutrimetics consultant.

SHOWERDOMES - Find out why extractor fans don't always work but shower domes do. Phone John on 443 2001 or 0211 788 589.

JENNY AND STEVE MOSS HAVE SOLD. Now need rental, 2-3 bedrooms for 6-12 months. Phone 443 6797 (leave a message) or 021 615 776.

NZSO CONCERT - TUESDAY DECEMBER 6TH. Lake Wanaka Centre, 7.30pm. Tickets from Wanaka Fine Wines. Adults $45 plus concessions, children $12.50.

MARMALADE MAKERS - Cheap bulk grapefruit available $2/kg, minimum 10kg for delivery. Be quick. Phone Sam 443 2220.

EXTRA FAMILY FOR XMAS? Hawea House - 2 double, 2 single, 2 bathroom, max 6, from 20 Dec to 29 Dec. $140 p/night incl kitty cat. Phone 443 1160 or 027 237 1160.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Firewood 15m3 $50m3 on orders received by Dec 1st. After the 1st it's $60m3 so ring now. Skip Johnston 027 289 0903

GARAGE SALE. Finch Street, Albert Town this Saturday at 8.30am. Heaps of kids and infants clothing, lots of house hold items. Come make an offer. Look out for the signs.

WEED FREE MULCH. Put your name on our list. $60 per 6m3. Delivery extra outside Wanaka. Tree Tamers. Phone 027 275 1268.

"JUMP ON BOARD" Start bidding on our silent auction items. We can help you. Be at New World 12.30 - 3.30 this Friday and next Tuesday.

GAIN YOUR HEALTH AND WELLBEING by uncovering causes of illness and resolving symptoms through Vegatest Analysis, Bio Impedance Analysis and Indican testing. Detoxification & sensible weight loss programs, natural medicine prescriptions, lifestyle/dietary advice, illness recovery protocols. Phone Holistic Healthcare 443 8448. Established since 1992.

GARAGE SALE - election day - Bernard Road, Albert town (signs out at 8am). Washing machine, futon bunk, lawn mower, fridge/freezer, chairs, shelves and other household goods.

HOUSE BUS 4 SALE - No C.O.F. Ideal for spare room or crib on your land. $7000 ono. Call 021 949 362.

NEW PUPPY? Want to give them the best start in life. Enrol today for our puppy pre school classes. For further details please call Wanaka Vet Centre 443 6409.

CROMWELL RACES - Transport & Ticket Option! Sunday November 27 is the Cromwell Races - the biggest Christmas Party in Central. If you are planning to attend and don't want the hassle of driving, get organised and travel on the Thoroughbred Express bus. Leaves Wanaka I-Site at 11am - returns 1/2 hour after the last race. $30pp bus only or $35pp including course admission pass (admission is $10 on the gate). Bookings essential. Limited numbers available. Email: cromwell@gallopsouth.co.nz or call 027 242 3767.

NEED FUNCTION ENTERTAINMENT?? Call me for a jazz trio/quartet or a cabaret act (Diva Le D'orc) or puppet show "Gigi". Pip Harker 443 4584 for more information.

FOR RENT - NOEMA COTTAGE is a unique little cottage in a quiet area of Lake Hawea. It has 2 bedrooms and an office and is fully furnished including dishwasher, heat pump and wood burner. North facing deck and BBQ. Landlord maintains gardens. Non smokers. No animals. Long term tenants. Interested? $250 p/wk. Phone 03 443 1707.

ROOM AVAILABLE for house trained flatmate in sunny house in established area. Share with owner and dog. Available now. $130pw includes power, phone and internet. Phone 443 6321 or 0275 345 465.

GARAGE STORAGE SOLUTIONS can organise your garage using custom designed cupboards, drawer units, ski/board racks, work benches and more. Made to suit any style and budget. Call Nigel on 027 565 5401 or 443 6212.

FOR RENT THREE BEDROOM HOUSE in Hawea Flat. Half acre, fully fenced, pet friendly. Available from 1st Feb, long term. $240 per week. Please call 021 666 597 for a viewing.

QUALITY PAVERS - Quality and competitively priced paving from a reliable supplier. Great options for driveways, courtyards/patios, paths and pools. Sold as pavers only or we can lay them for you as well. Telephone Aspiring Landscapes. Phone 443 4106.

NU - SKINZ BEAUTY SALON: For all your legs, arms, underarm, bikini or brazilian, brow and back waxing, lash and brow tinting, Ella Bache facials and body massage. 8 Meadowstone Drive, Wanaka. Text for an appointment on 021 435 542 or ring 443 4355. Happy summer everyone from Bev Hopgood.

TRY THE WESTERN EGG BREAKFAST SUB (Toasted with ham, bacon, egg, cheese and your choice of salad fillings) & full barista fresh organic, Fair Trade Coffee or a juice - combo just $7.90 at Subway Cafe - lake front.

XMAS STAFF PARTIES - Helicopter flights, wine tasting, great food. Book now. Phone for further details. Wanaka Helicopters 443 1085 any time.

INJURED - OLD OR NEW. Don't just sit around taking painkillers. Acupuncture and traditional chinese medicine can speed up the healing process. ACC registered injuries $15, no referral required. Ph: 443 8131 Eve McGregor, Wanaka Acupuncture Clinic, 19 Cliff Wilson Street.

WANTED QUALITY HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND GOODS. Phone 03 443 0011. Ask for Thomson family, room 103. Would consider house lot.

WOMEN'S SOCCER. Please contact Jessica Struthers if you would be interested in playing in a small soccer league. 021 422 733 or 443 2430.

ROOM FOR RENT. $120 P/W. Sky, wireless internet. Warm, sunny house to share with one other. Phone 443 2668.

WANAKA AIRPORT SHUTTLE Best value; door to door service; we meet every Air New Zealand flight. $15 per person one way. Booking contact Alpine Shuttles on 443 7966 or online at www.alpinecoachlines.co.nz

GARAGE SALE - Sat 10-12, 1172 SH6, Lake Hawea, next to petrol station. Bike and bike trailer. Baby hammock. Baby and kids stuff. Clothes including maternity, mower, drawers. Plus lots more!

WANTED KEYBOARD or electric piano. Decent quality and sound. Contact 0274 797 907.

FREE FIRST AID TRAINING - Challenge Wanaka is offering free first aid training for up to 20 people who can go on to volunteer at Challenge Wanaka. Saturday 10 December, 9am - 3pm. Contact event@challenge-wanaka.com for more information.

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

KIDS TOYS & GAMES MARKET AT THE CARDRONA VINTAGE FAIR, Sunday, 04 December from 12 to 5pm. Buy, sell or swap toys, books, games, video games and much more! Call Debs for more info on 443 8151.

ITS 6 IN THE MORNING, THE COFFEE IS HOT and the café is warm. Only @ the Hammer. We won't throw you out in the cold. The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

CHALLENGE WANAKA VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED - come and join the Locations Volunteer Crew and be apart of New Zealand's largest triathlon festival. All ages and abilities welcome. Contact Anna at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com or sign up online at www.challengewanaka.com/volunteer.

RELISHES CAFE WILL BE CLOSED on Sunday 27th November. It's party time for our hard working, dedicated team. You are amazing - thank you.

LOVELY ROOM AVAILABLE IN MODERN HOME. $130 per week, includes power. Phone 443 2631 or 021 292 1485.

FREEVIEW, FREEVIEW, FREEVIEW. Install Freeview and be prepared for the digital T.V. changeover. Call Custom Digital, Peter Cartlidge 027 238 5665 or Ryan Jones 021 382 141.

SECRET INGREDIENT #3: Command makes it easy for you to keep your website up to date. www.inow.co.nz. Phone 443 6338.

ROOMS TO RENT - 5 min walk to town, big sunny house, semi furnished, short or long term. $100 p/w p/r + expenses. Phone 443 1190 Bruce.

FREE TRAFFIC CONTROL TRAINING - worth $300 including registration. Challenge Wanaka is offering free traffic control training for up to 20 people who can go on to volunteer at Challenge Wanaka on 21 January. Course in Wanaka on Saturday 3 December. Contact event@challenge-wanaka.com for more info.

SAVE THE DATE... "Christmas by the Lake: Wanaka's Community Christmas" is happening Saturday December 17, 5pm at the Dinosaur Park. All your favourite features from last year are returning... a live nativity play complete with animals, a Christmas carol sing-a-long, a costume parade, and a huge community picnic! Mark your diary now and stay tuned to The Messenger for more details.

SUN RISE - the instant at which the upper edge of the sun appears above the horizon in the east. Not to be confused with dawn, which is the point at which the sky begins to lighten.

FRESH BREAD BAKED DAILY @ The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

BABYSITTER/NANNY/TUTOR AVAILABLE! 10 years experience. All ages. First aid cert, full licence and car. References available. Call/Text Gemma 027 426 8813.

HOUSIE TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY - Wanaka Districts Club, 45 Plantation Road, 7pm start.

LAKES PODIATRY has moved to a new clinic at the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. We offer general foot care, management of foot and ankle pain, assessment of running posture technique, foot wear advice, orthotic therapy, children's foot assessments and diabetic foot care. ACC registered. Eftpos available. Phone 443 0730 or freecall 0800 955 828.

CHOP SHOP Espresso bar & clothing boutique. Shop 3, Pembroke Mall, phone 443 8297.

FULLY FURNISHED ROOM AVAILABLE NOW in 4 bedroom house near Aspiring College & pool on 26 Matai Road. $100 singles, $130 couples + power. Great flatties, TV in room, heat pump, WIFI and home computer available (additional charge), big garden with hammock and BBQ. Social flatmates. Call txt: 021 923 553. Email: flat.net@hotmail.com You snooozze....

THE PAINT POT (NZ) Top quality work guaranteed. Special finishing, wall papering and all your painting needs. New work and redecorations throughout. 15 years experience. Phone Caspar 021 565 393 or 443 4958. References available.

ALBERT TOWN YOGA Monday & Wednesday evenings, Tuesday & Thursday mornings. Open level. Contact Stella 021 0655 259 or stellaevesenior@gmail.com

FRIENDS AND FAMILY COMING? STAY at Archway Motel this November and earn "Double Flybuy Points." Or better still, redeem your Flybuy points and stay for free. Phone 443 7698

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

AQUA LAZER STEAM MOP as seen on TV. Now available for demo and sales. Martin 021 716 344.

LOOKING FOR NATIVE SPANISH AND DUTCH SPEAKERS who can help me converse. Please call Sally 027 253 6624.

J IS FOR "JUMPIN JIMMINY!"...a likely outburst when sampling food at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park,

ENTRANCE GATES AND FENCING. Check our catalogue for design ideas in steel or timber. Call Handy Solutions on 443 4078 or 027 208 0175.

CHRISTMAS TRUFFLES – Wanaka Preschool will be doing our annual fundraiser making Christmas Truffles. Only $6 per dozen. Look out for our order forms or phone Preschool on 443 7090. Pick up at Preschool on the 5th December.

NEVER A DULL MOMENT AT THE WASTEBUSTERS AGM (Upper Clutha Recycling and Environmental Society Inc) 29 Nov 7pm. Cinema Paradiso.

CAFE GUSTO IS LOOKING for an experienced chef to join our team over the busy summer period. Call Nicky on 027 498 7910.

FOR A HEALING, RELAXING, INFORMATIVE hour of Reiki guided by Archangel Gabriel, contact Christine of Guidance By Gabriel now. Phone 027 644 9575.

TO RENT modern self contained furnished flat in Albert Town. Separate bedroom, lounge/kitchen and bathroom. Reduced rent $200 per week, inclusive of power, central heating and broadband. Phone 443 7181, mobile 027 272 1906.

FOR RENT 2 bedroom furnished modern town house. Close to town. Phone 443 0045.

FOR SALE 1993 4WD MITSUBISHI RVR, Wof and reg. Recently serviced. Good condition. $2500. Looking for quick sale. Phone 0211 745 883.

LIVE MUSIC EVERY SUNDAY at the Isaac's Cider Sunday Sessions, 5pm at the Luggate Hotel. This week 'Dirt Floor Alliance'. Call 443 8523 for our courtesy coach.

SINGLE BEDS X 2 FOR SALE, tubular with inner sprung mattresses. Computer/homework desk, white maltecca. Offers. Phone 443 4631.

LIZ MALUSCHNIG COUNSELLING: Liz offers personal counselling for adults and children in a wide range of areas including depression, family and couple relationships, sexual abuse, childhood trauma, eating disorders, self esteen, crisis pregnancy, cancer support, grief and loss and Parent Coaching with funding provided by REAP. Please txt 027 4334 520 or call 443 1955 for an appointment and to enquire re subsidies.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN, FRIDAY WORKERS SHOUT from 5.00pm until 7pm. $7.50 quarts, $7.50 jugs, $5.00 pints, $5.00 a glass of bubbles or still wine for the girls plus free bar snacks from 5pm until 6pm. Go in the draw to win a bar tab. Raffles. Courtesy coach phone 443 4545. We go to Hawea, Luggate & Wanaka. We will pick you up and take you home.

WYNDROK POTTERY - LAKE HAWEA. Handcrafted functional tableware to be enjoyed every day. Simple classical forms with glazes reflecting the colour and beauty of Central Otago. All original, hand thrown pieces, suitable for oven, microwave and dishwasher. 191 Lakeview Tce, Lake Hawea. Open 11am - 5pm, closed Monday. Phone 443 1707

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: "Suteki" (stake-key) meaning "lovely" "fantastic", how Bruno felt about Wanaka while away. Taque agrees we went away only to realise how suteki Wanaka is. We are addicted to Wanaka!

DUE TO THE CLIFFHANGERS SOCIAL CLIMBING COMPETITION the standard wall at Basecamp will be closed all day Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th of November. Clip 'n Climb will be open as normal both days. Sorry for any inconvenience.

HENS PARTIES, BRIDAL, BABY SHOWERS, Birthdays, staff parties or just because! Mobile pamper parties with Emma For Beauty! What a better way to spend time with your girl friends. All treatment menus and pricing details on www.wanakaweddings.co.nz/emmaforbeauty. Come on ladies get pampered!

YELLO! CABS. Kinder to small animals. Call (0800) 443 5555.

SEPTIC TANK CLEANING Phone Neil, your local Wanaka operator on 443 4175 or call free 0800 885 886.

FAST BROADBAND INTERNET 24/7 Wanaka Wi-Fi Hotspot on the waterfront and local cafe bars. Low rates, easy access. Plug-in and power upstairs @ Wanaka Internet - 3 Helwick Street, Wanaka WiFi - Your local communication hotspot. Free smiles and technical support.

LAKE WANAKA ELECTRICAL - Master electricians tackling everything from commercial and retail premises to new housing and house alteration work. Call Ian or Jeremy Haynes on 03 443 1556.

HOUSEHOLD GOODS FOR SALE: F&P washing machine, F&P dryer, fridge freezer, dining table and 5 chairs, outdoor furniture, 2 x queen beds. Phone 021 244 7233 to view goods.

GILBERT VAN REENEN'S archival prints make wonderful gifts and are easily posted overseas. Check out www.cleangreen.co.nz or phone 443 7951.

THE CLEANING FAIRY WILL FLUTTER IN, make the beds, hang out the washing, vacuum the house, clean the breakfast dishes all so you can come home to a clean house!!! Txt 021 178 9773.

SKYLIGHTS! ROOF WINDOWS AND SUN TUNNELS. Free measuring and quotes. Phone Blair 0275 999 644.

MANDOLIN AND KEYBOARD WANTED. Phone 027 2323 090.

50% OFF SELECTED GIFT WARE while stocks last, at the Green Room, upstairs, Spencer Mall. Phone 443 2324.

LOST - LARGE BROWN TABBY CAT with white paws from Hunter Crescent area. If you have seen him, please call 443 5454.

BROOSES CABOOSES - Sleepout/office for sale. 14m2 transportable, deck, insulated timber interior finishes. $13,000 inc ono. Phone Bruce James 443 8896 or 021 233 3717.

XMAS FUNCTIONS - Have you got the balls? We have the paint!! www.paintballcentral.co.nz or ph/txt 027 448 5399 to book.

FURNITURE FOR SALE. Indoor or outdoor, built locally by Rich the Cabinet Maker. Call Rich 027 526 3695. View online at www.tinyurl.com/richwanaka

ISAACS CIDER SUNDAY SESSIONS! This week 'Dirt Floor Alliance' from 5pm. The Luggate Hotel. Bringing you live music, all summer!

COME INTO RACERS EDGE. All new summer stock now in store. Chalky Digits, Icebreaker, 2012 Giant & Trek cycles + a gazillion accessories. It's humming in here! Remember - shop local, because you have to be in to win.

STRAW BALES FOR SALE $10 each, barley. Dry. Pick up Albert Town. Ideal mulch, frost protection. Call or text 021 301 770.

THREE BEDROOM COTTAGE IN ALBERT TOWN for long term rent. Only non smokers and pet free people to apply please. $270 per week. Phone 443 9480.

ATTENTION! BUSINESSES wondering what to do for Christmas staff parties. Helicopter flights, wine tasting, great menus. Call Wanaka Helicopters for our corporate price list. Phone any time 443 1085.

GIVE YOUR PET A TREAT – a visit from their local animal osteopath. Animals respond extremely well to this gentle musculoskeletal treatment, resulting in happier pets with a better quality of life. Great for injuries, digestive problems, stress, trauma, general stiffness and improved performance. No – not barking mad. Just really thoughtful. Phone 0275 343 497.

HOUSE TO RENT: flatmates wanted for a modern house on Plantation Rd. One double and one single room available now. Friendly and tidy house. See trademe #424055076 for photos and call 021 1301 432 to come and look.

FREE SKIN CHECKS for registered patients at Aspiring Medical Centre until 9 December. Please phone for an appointment (03) 443 1226.

THE LOUNGE BAR is available for your Christmas functions! Please call 03 443 2920 and ask for Emma to book!

FLATMATES WANTED. Spacious home 3 km from airport. Climbing wall, swimming pool, workshop, sleepout, internet and freeview. Vegie garden. Phone Ben 021 500 407.

ARE YOU HAVING A BIRTHDAY THIS MONTH? Then the birthday boy or girl gets to play for free at Wanaka Paintball. (You just need to bring 10 of your coolest mates along to play). Call now on 0800 SPLATT to book or find out more info.

EXPERIENCED BARISTA NEEDED @ RELISHES. Must be able to make super tasty coffees fast! Call Tash 021 907 877 or pop in for an application form.

GOURMET LOCAL CHEESES browse our selection of award winning cheeses from Whitestone, RetroOrganics and Gruff Junction at Aspiring Organics Wanaka Farmers Market stall. This weeks taster is Retro's Benio Blue.

WHO IS JAZZY J? She is a Rock Star for one, check her out on imjazzyy.com. Friday 25th at Opium bar. Free entry.

LANDSCAPING PLANS Need a plan drawn up and/or a quote for your landscaping? Phone Aspiring Landscapes on 443 4106 or 0274 400 504.

QUIZ NIGHT AT WOODYS. Grab a few people and come exercise your brain muscles...plus drink some beer and have a laugh! Every Tuesday night from 7.30pm. 

WANACLEANCAR? A full groom includes every surface cleaned and protected. De-bugged, de-tarred, interior shampoo, stain removal, paintwork cut, scratch removal and twice hard waxed for ultimate shine! Phone 443 5772 (message) or 0210 294 2908.

ST COLUMBA'S ANGLICAN CHURCH COMMUNITY invites all to a farewell service for the Rev'd Denis and Ngaire Bartley, Sun 27th, 10am with Bishop Kelvin Wright. A light lunch follows.

MEDITATION AND TALK WITH JEANETTE MACDONALD this Friday at 7pm. Open to all (no charge). If you feel you would like to come along, book with Paul @ Soulfood. Phone 443 7885.

WANTED EXPERIENCED GRILL COOK. Must be available at New Year. Drop your CV into the Albert Town Tavern or ph 443 4545.

OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT from 15m2 to 35m2. Centrally located. Fully fitted, air con, Telecoms + network cabled from $80 per week + op ex. Phone 443 8299.

WILD WALKS: Fly up to a remote landing strip in the Upper Wilkin Valley and experience the ultimate splendour of Mt Aspiring National Park while based at Top Forks hut. Four days, light packs, good food, small group, waterfalls, stunning views. Jetboat out. Join our scheduled trip 3-6 Dec or get your own group together for a private trip. $1,750 per person includes everything. Aspiring Guides, upstairs, 99 Ardmore St. Ph: 443 9422 or check out www.aspiringguides.com 

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

FLAT FOR RENT - Spacious, sunny, 2 bedroom flat located close to town, semi furnished and brand new. If you are after a low maintenance apartment this is perfect. $280p/w. Garage option available, Phone 0274 578 021.

KITCHENS, WARDROBES, LAUNDRIES etc all designed & manufactured locally here in Wanaka by Cut it Joinery – Call today for your free quote 443 5031 or 0274 911 955.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL Special Friday Lunch is back. Blue Cod, salad & french fries or lambs fry and bacon, Dessert of the day and tea or coffee $15.00pp from 12 noon. Phone 443 1224.

WHITEWARE - FOR REPAIRS / MAINTENANCE to your washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, waste disposal and electric blankets. Ph 443 1260, Aotea Electric.

STUNNING CUSTOM MADE PHOTOBOOKS - Holidays, weddings or family photos beautifully bound using our new Powis photobook system. Aspiring Photography Phone 443 1883.

TO RENT - MODERN 3 BEDROOM HOME. Logburner, double garage. Good views. Close to town and schools. Long term. Phone 443 8869.

A__N BOOKS AVAILABLE NOW! Get your Xmas shopping done without having to leave your house. Txt 021 1789 773.

HOUSE TO RENT: flatmates wanted for a modern house on Plantation Rd. One double and one single room available now. Friendly and tidy house. See trademe #424055076 for photos and call 021 1301 432 to come and look.

MCGREGORS ON REECE WILL BE CLOSED Sunday 27th and the Doughbin will be closed at 2pm. Sorry for any inconvenience.

TRI-ATHLETES, CLIMBERS, BIKERS overcome your fears. Reach your potential, enhance your performance, achieve your goals. Mental state is key to high performance. Chris Jacques Clinical Hypnotherapist has spent the last 2 years studying Professional Sports Hypnosis, the first and only person in NZ certified in professional sport. Another 1st for Wanaka. If you want to succeed this season. Phone 443 4008 or 0274 903 022.

BAGUETTES THAT DON'T BEND, only @ The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

VELVET CURTAINS FOR SALE Ruby colour or rust shade. Fit large windows. Offers. Phone 443 9132.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON. Making a list, checking it twice. Book your hair appointments and tick that one off. Phone 443 5898.

CARDRONA VINTAGE FAIR WANTS YOU! Do you have any "vintage" or hand crafted products to sell? Book a stall, Sunday, 04 December from 12 to 5 pm. Be quick as spaces are limited. Call Debs for more info on 443 8151.

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: "Takai (tuck-eye) meaning "expensive". The parking at Queenstown Airport is takai! Sasanoki is no takai, which is true but not grammatically correct. Pop into Sasanoki if you want to learn proper Japanese language and proper Japanese food. Phone 443 6474.

CHOP - SOMETHING ELSE. Finally Something Else summer range has arrived. Womens fashion by Natalie Wood emulates a collective culture that opens ones eyes to the 'something else' in our current existence. Chop Shop.

FREE FIRST AID TRAINING - Challenge Wanaka is offering free first aid training for up to 20 people who can go on to volunteer at Challenge Wanaka. Saturday 10 December, 9am - 3pm. Contact event@challenge-wanaka.com for more information.

ZUMBA FITNESS WEDNESDAY 7:30PM!! - Spice up your Spring weekly workout with Zumba Fitness. Fun and easy to do dance based cardio workout @ the Dance Wanaka Studio 249 Riverbank Road. $9 payable to the instructor. For more info contact 021 027 95639 or check out Zumba Wanaka on Facebook.

AQUA LAZER STEAM MOP as seen on TV. Now available for demo and sales. Martin 021 716 344.

XMAS XMAS XMAS - Give a voucher for a Scenic Helicopter flight from $99. Phone Wanaka Helicopters 443 1085 any time.

PANFORTE HANDMADE BY KITCHEN WINDOW CATERING. Call 443 6558 to order for Xmas or come to the Wanaka Farmers Market, Thursday 4pm.

FOH WAIT PERSON REQUIRED FOR BOTSWANA BUTCHERY. Between 25-30 hours p/w starting from early December. Experience required. Drop a CV into Botswana Butchery, Post Office Lane. Phone 03 443 6745.

PLANTING MORNING AT THE OUTLET with Te Kakano, this Sat Nov 26th. Come along and help plant more natives in this new habitat restoration area. Morning tea and tools provided. Meet @ 10am at the Outlet car park. To volunteer, contact Andrew Penniket on 021 342 187.

FOR SALE - RUBBER DINGHY, FAMILY TENT. Both great condition. Dinghy is near new. Used four times. $800. Tent - canvas. No damage. Offers. Phone 022 694 8296.

WANACLEANCAR? A full groom includes every surface cleaned and protected. De-bugged, de-tarred, interior shampoo, stain removal, paintwork cut, scratch removal and twice hard waxed for ultimate shine! Phone 443 5772 (message) or 0210 294 2908.

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.

COTTAGE TO RENT, LAKE HAWEA. $180/week. 1 bedroom. Available long term. Phone (03) 448 6229 or 021 283 5551.

LIVE MUSIC EVERY SUNDAY at the Isaac's Cider Sunday Sessions, 5pm at the Luggate Hotel. This week 'Dirt Floor Alliance'. Call 443 8523 for our courtesy coach.

WATERWERX IRRIGATION Professional design and installation. Manual/automatic options. Materials/workmanship guaranteed. Phone 0274 595 799 or a/h 443 9080.

MASSAGE IN WANAKA for 'simply good massage therapy' without the spa price. Phone 443 8448 for massage with results. Massaging locals and visitors since 1992. www.massageinwanaka.co.nz

WANTED AVIARY OR SMALL SHED for similar use. Phone 443 8857.

SAM TURNS 21! So Saturday Opium is closed for his private party until midnight. Then it's on like donkey kong!

FOR RENT 3 bedroom plus study, unfurnished, warm sunny home available for long term rent. Close to schools. Phone 443 0045.

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

LOCAL GARDENER IS BACK for the summer for all your garden needs. Lawns, vegetable gardens, pruning, chain sawing. Phone Steven 443 4944 or 027 3293 470

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN THURSDAY. Ace of Spades Jack Pot is up to $50. If no one turns the ace of spades after 10 weeks someone must win $500. Go in the draw every time you buy something between 6pm & 8pm. Your number gets drawn, you get to pick a card. Karaoke straight after with Nasty Neil. $18 steak night. Pokies!! Courtesy coach phone 443 4545. We go to Hawea, Luggate & Wanaka. We will pick you up and take you home.

G IS FOR "GOODNESS, GOLLY, GOSH!", often overheard at the wonderful Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park,

NANNY/HOUSEKEEPER WANTED, Luggate, 1-2 hours week nights, short-term basis. Additional hours possible for right person. Call Jo ASAP on 443 2511.

WANTED QUALITY HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND GOODS. Phone 03 443 0011. Ask for Thomson family, room 103. Would consider house lot.

SCOOTER FOR SALE - RETRO. Yellow, 50cc, V.moto Milano, 1927km. Carry box, helmet, cheap to run. $2000. Call 443 9340 after 5pm.

TOMATO PLANTS AVAILABLE NOW AT NOOK ROAD NURSERY Phone 03 443 1555 - replace those frosted ones! Seedlings only $2.50 or 5 for $10.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL Special Friday Lunch is back. Blue Cod, salad & french fries or lambs fry and bacon, Dessert of the day and tea or coffee $15.00pp from 12 noon. Phone 443 1224.

COMPLETE BUTCHER'S SHOP IN A TRUCK - Call Grant, your mobile butcher in this area. On property kill, hung, refrigerated and packed on site. Prompt service - owned and operated from Luggate. Phone 021 1023 602.

CAFE GUSTO $12 SPECIAL ALL DAY MENU. Poached eggs, fresh asparagus and hollandaise! Best value food in town.

MINI MANOEUVRES Tip truck-crane-digger. House footings, trenches, smaller rock placing. Odd jobs in tight spaces. Land shaping. Phone Swamp 027 278 9122.

FOR SALE NEW TYRE 255 x 18 dual purpose 4x4. $100. Phone 027 292 7770.

3 BEDROOM HOUSE TO RENT, unfurnished. Suit couple or family. Logburner, double garage, quiet established area. $275 a week. Available now. Phone 021 620 197.

ARE YOU HAVING A BIRTHDAY THIS MONTH? Then the birthday boy or girl gets to play for free at Wanaka Paintball. (You just need to bring 10 of your coolest mates along to play). Call now on 0800 SPLATT to book or find out more info.

INTRODUCTORY MOUNTAIN  SKILLS  COURSE - 7 days. Learn essentials of mountaineering (snow and ice climbing, glacier travel, belaying and rope skills etc). One remaining space on course running 11-17 Dec. Check it out at  www.aspiringguides.com, visit us above Relishes Cafe, or call 443 9422.

HOME MAINTENANCE SOLUTIONS for repairs, installations and minor alterations around the home, rental, office or section. Phone 0211 788 589 / 443 2001.

RELISHES CAFE WILL BE CLOSED on Sunday 27th November. It's party time for our hard working, dedicated team. You are amazing - thank you.

THE LOUNGE BAR is available for your Christmas functions! Please call 03 443 2920 and ask for Emma to book!

JET SKI FOR SALE Polaris SLTX 1996 Jet Ski, very retro to look at and has been a fun introduction to jet skiing. $3,500. Phone Kim 027 256 4867.

LAKES BOWEN THERAPY- Fascial Kinetics Practitioners. Bringing balance to your body. Wanaka: Cathy Rodgers 021 0220 1898. Hawea: Nikki Turner 443 6765.

SHORT SHORTS, LONG SHORTS and everything in between – Base has a huge selection of men's and women's shorts for everyone. Base – for a summer of fun!

STRUGGLING FOR CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS? Come into Racers Edge and let your imagination run wild. So much to do, so little time... C'mon !! Shop local and win.

FLATMATES WANTED TO SHARE with one other in sunny warm house by river in Albert Town. Call 027 637 0047.

LAWNCARE - FOR BEAUTIFUL LAWNS. Professional care from Property Maintenance and Services. Phone 0274 595 799, a/h 443 9080.

OAKLEY SUNGLASSES AT BASE – heaps of new colours and styles and an awesome new range of the classic Frogskins!

ALL ASPECTS OF LANDSCAPING - retaining walls, lawns, landscaping plans, decks, paving, planting, paths/ driveways, supply of materials, and much more. Helping you with small to large landscapes. Phone Aspiring Landscapes on 443 4106 or 0274 400 504.

FREE LABRADOR/WEIMARANER CROSS - neutered, chipped, registered. 10 months old. Unable to spend enough time with him - energetic. Phone 443 1417 or 027 323 3181.

LOCAL WOMAN WANTING RENTAL 6 MONTHS. House or unit, furnished. Phone 03 443 1443.

MULCH - LARGE BALES LUCERNE - spray free. Can deliver. $20 per bale. Phone 027 722 4548 or 443 1019.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Firewood 15m3 $50m3 on orders received by Dec 1st. After the 1st it's $60m3 so ring now. Skip Johnston 027 289 0903

I IS FOR "I'M IMPRESSED!"...in response to the variety of goodies at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park,

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

JACKSON BAY HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION. Enjoy a total change of environment in the quiet seaside town of Jackson Bay. Great base for fishing, other outdoor activities, or just relaxing. Less than 2 hours drive from Wanaka over the Haast Pass. http://www.holidayhouses.co.nz/properties/17004.asp

XMAS GIFT BOXES, totally NZ made products. Free delivery in Wanaka. Ring 443 1160 or visit www.nznaturalgifts.com

GALLERY 33: NEW ARRIVAL: Dorthe Kristensen: Stamps & circles necklace: sterling silver, 22ct gold, Cook Island pearl, aquamarine, pink tourmaline, lapis & peridot $2,600.

KARITANE CRIB AVAILABLE from 5 January 2012. Sleeps 6/8. All mod cons. Child friendly sheltered spot. 2 mins walk to beach. $95 per night. Phone 443 1556 or 021 1444 788.

GARAGE SALE, Brownston Street, Wanaka, Saturday 26th Nov. Signs out 9am onwards. Estate sale, everything must go!

TWO BEDROOM UNIT. Furnished, sunny, private, large spaces, good storage, (osp) off street parking, private outdoor area. Well located. No bond. $280 p/w. Phone 021 0211 6230.

BABYSITTER/NANNY/TUTOR AVAILABLE! 10 years experience. All ages. First aid cert, full licence and car. References available. Call/Text Gemma 027 426 8813.

FREE DENTAL CHECKS during November. Dental month at Wanaka Vet Centre. Phone 443 6409 for your appointment.

BABY CHANGE TABLE WANTED. Please call Vanessa 021 555 963 or 443 2849.

GYM MEMBERSHIP FOR SALE. Valid until Feb 2014. I will pay transfer fee. $15.95 per week. Please call Fran 022 639 9079.

SPIDERS, FLIES, MOSQUITOES, INSECTS, all professionally treated by Wilson's Pest Control - One year, no quibble warranty (2 years control). Safe and clean. Do it once, do it well. Wilson's phone 03 443 6652.

CARAVAN WANTED TO RENT from 15th Dec to 5th Jan for family visiting for Xmas. Will be well looked after. Phone Mark or Ceri Orbell 443 5737.

BEST FINISH, BEST PRICE. End of story!!! Re-paint and renovation specialist. Ken Lee - The Painter Downunder. Phone 443 2672, mobile 027 443 2672.

ONE BEDROOM FLAT, LAKE HAWEA. Sunny, opposite lake reserve. Private courtyard and osp. Kitchenette, oven, washing machine. $180p/w plus utilities. Text or phone Lydia 027 306 9891 or 443 2856. Thanks!

WANTED - FOLD OUT SOFA BED, big enough for two people. Must be in good condition. Text/phone 027 2777 451.

FOR ALL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE, enhancement and improvement, contact Property Maintenance and Services. Phone 443 9080 or 0274 595 799. Professionals in property care since the 1980's.

FREEVIEW SATELLITE DECODERS from $99.00. Excellent decoder, sensational price. Barnetts Radio & TV, your local satellite specialists. Phone 03 443 7961, 021 737 247 or www.wanakatv.co.nz

50% OFF SELECTED GIFT WARE while stocks last, at the Green Room, upstairs, Spencer Mall. Phone 443 2324.

SAVE THE DATE... "Christmas by the Lake: Wanaka's Community Christmas" is happening Saturday December 17, 5pm at the Dinosaur Park. All your favourite features from last year are returning... a live nativity play complete with animals, a Christmas carol sing-a-long, a costume parade, and a huge community picnic! Mark your diary now and stay tuned to The Messenger for more details.

CHRISTMAS HOUSE RENTAL - Fully furnished, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 3 toilets. From December 23rd, nightly $160 or weekly to Jan 10th. Contact 021 549 486. Wanaka Conciege.

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

SIMPLY WARDROBES can transform your basic wardrobe into a designer wardrobe without the designer price tag. Whether you have a new or older house, we have an affordable wardrobe for you. Call Simply Wardrobes on 443 1455 or 021 896 624, or call into our showroom at 19 Cliff Wilson St, Wanaka.

$60 FOR 60 DAYS! Get started at ProActive Health and Fitness this month for only $60 for 60 days! Get yourself into shape for Christmas and have the summer body you've always wanted. Come into 17 Plantation Rd or call 443 6500. Inspiring members towards incredible results!

HAVING A WEDDING? Acoustic musician available to play any setting with a great range of covers. My PA can also be used for speeches. Call Mike 021 0239 9387.

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.

SUN CITY, SOUTH AFRICA - unique among world resorts. About 2 hours drive from Johannesburg, Sun City is situated in the bush veld of the N.W. province of South Africa. Sun City is surrounded by the Pilanesberg Mountains and associated Wildlife reserve. Home to elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and buffalo. Monkeys and baboons roam free in the resort, which has large conference and function centres, hotels and great sporting and recreational facilities - and you can read your Messenger there online.

BALUSTRADES HANDRAILS DESIGNED & MANUFACTURED @ Metalworks workshop. 54 Ballantyne Rd, www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz Log on or call in for design possibilities. Phone 443 1760.

GREAT COFFEE!! TASTY BREAKFAST subs to kick-start your day along with full barista fresh, organic, Fair Trade Coffee at Subway Cafe - best views in town to drink great coffee and start your day the right way.

L IS FOR "LEAPIN' LIZARDS!"...typical outburst from happy shoppers at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park,

DISHWASHER REQUIRED AT RELISHES CAFE - must be speedy and reliable. Please call in or call 443 9018.

RIDE ON MOWER FOR SALE. Husqvarna LTH 1842 - side discharge, hydro trans, v twin motor. Excellent condition. $3,500. Call John 021 0695 207 or evenings 443 6638.

FREE TRAFFIC CONTROL TRAINING - worth $300 including registration. Challenge Wanaka is offering free traffic control training for up to 20 people who can go on to volunteer at Challenge Wanaka on 21 January. Course in Wanaka on Saturday 3 December. Contact event@challenge-wanaka.com for more info.

THE CARDRONA VINTAGE FAIR IS BACK! At the Cardrona Hotel, Sunday, 04 December from 12 to 5 pm. Bring the kids and have some fun! Call Debs for more info on 443 8151.

SOUTH BEACH HAS A HUGE SELECTION of bikinis and board shorts from Roxy, Billabong and Ripcurl. Get yourself sorted for the sunny season. 12 Helwick St.

THE HEATHER GARDEN IS OPEN 321 Beacon Point Road, 10am-4pm. Stroll through four acres of trees, lawns and shrubs. Walk anywhere. $5. Honesty tin on driveway. Enquiries 443 7665.

JAPANESE COOKING DECEMBER CLASSES! 5th(11am~),14th(11am~),15th(6pm~) $48/class (Teriyaki-Chicken/Sushi-variations). Choose your preferable date and book to Yumi & Aya: japanese.cuisine.wanaka@gmail.com or call 443 1232 for more information.

GARAGE SALE Botting Place (off McDougall St) Sat 26th Nov, 10am-1pm. Antique furniture, vintage outdoor furniture, prehung doors, bikes, canoe, old liftjackets, BBQ, contempory bar stools, wheelbarrow, skate boards, household items, TV, new garage door opener.

"TWO WEEKS TO GO"! Silent auction proceeds to Wanaka Community Networks, 20+ items. Prices from $20+. View and bid on www.facebook.com/Archwaymotelswanaka, 64 Hedditch Street.

MORE T.V. CHANNELS - did you know you could receive 30+ more T.V. channels...SBS, Cultural, Christian.  Call Custom Digital, Peter Cartlidge 027 238 5665 or Ryan Jones 021 382 141.

TO LET - 2/3 bedroom home on attractive sunny section in Luggate, 10 minutes from Wanaka. Available for long term rental. $260 per week, but negotiable for careful tenant. Phone 027 222 8956.

FOR SALE - DOG KENNEL WITH RUN. Phone 443 2668 or 021 108 9740.

LAKE HAWEA GOLF CLUB would like to welcome new members to join our friendly club. We play as a mixed club. Men & Women. Join now for half price subs. $125 p/p for full membership. Our club day is Sunday with tee off at 12 noon. Come along and join us on a Sunday to check us out and we will pay your green fees on your first visit. Twilight golf on Tuesdays at 6.30pm. Please contact Neville 443 9596 for further information.

LAUNDROMAT OPEN 6AM TO 11PM DAILY. Caltex's new laundromat is light, bright, fast! Oversize washer and dryer for bedding. Caltex Wanaka.

HAYFEVER AND SINUS. Yes, there is natural effective treatment not just treating the symptoms, but getting to the root cause, without side effects - Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. Ph: 443 8131 Eve McGregor, Wanaka Acupuncture Clinic, 19 Cliff Wilson Street.

ASHRAF FROM ASHRAF'S INDIAN RESTAURANT is now organising his annual June 2012 tour of India, Kashmir and Ladakh. A good time to escape the cold and enjoy the wonders of the Himalayas, Indian culture and the luxury of the house boats. A great experience and the best price for everyone. For more information contact Ashraf, 2 Brownston St. Phone 03 443 1073. Email: kiwipala@yahoo.com

IS YOUR FIRE CHILD PROOF? Guards by Handy Solutions 443 4078 or 027 208 0175.

WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS AGM (Upper Clutha Recycling and Environmental Society Inc) 29 November 7pm at Cinema Paradiso. Everyone welcome.

QUIZ NIGHT AT WOODYS. Grab a few people and come exercise your brain muscles...plus drink some beer and have a laugh! Every Tuesday night from 7.30pm. 

YELLO! CABS WOULD LIKE TO LET EVERYONE KNOW that we will not be increasing prices, not be decreasing service hours and not be relaxing our policy on transporting wombats. yello! cabs.. It's Wanaka's own way of getting around. (0800) 443 5555.

WANTING A SHELTERED AFTERNOON SPOT to enjoy the afternoon sun? Look no further than at the end of Ardmore St where you'll find Ardmore St Cafe - Wanaka's new secret spot...We'll be serving beautifully chilled tap beers, Speights and Hop Rocker along with carefully selected wines - all locally sourced. Exciting summer menu in the pipeline...watch this space!

LOST AT TIMARU CREEK/RIVER a trout fishing net. Wood laminate hoop with magnetic release at top and coil tether at butt. Reward: Contact Jim Musin 443 9223.

GARAGE SALE!! 102 TENBY ST. SAT 26TH, 10am, rain (indoors) or shine! Mountain bikes, snowboards, snowboard bindings, telemark boots, tramping boots, foldable canvas chairs, 4 in 1 baby cot, co-sleeper cot (0-6 months), expert sea kayak, bbq, internet modem, bike rack, snow chains, baby stuff, maternity clothes, vacuum, nick nacks. Phone 443 7574.

KITCHENS, WARDROBES, LAUNDRIES etc all designed & manufactured locally here in Wanaka by Cut it Joinery – Call today for your free quote 443 5031 or 0274 911 955.

GARAGE SALE: Saturday 26th Nov. 9am until 1pm, 45 Lichen Lane, Hawea. Includes free stuff rummage box.

WANAKA: Earth to Heaven at Whare Kea – Send it to your loved ones this Christmas from Little Brown House, 4 Little Street, or www.jumpingtangents.co.nz. We make it even more beautiful with our exclusive wrap service and free shipping in NZ – all at no extra charge.

KITCHEN HAND REQUIRED Edgewater requires an experienced kitchen hand to join their team for the busy summer period. This is mainly day work, from Wed-Sun for approx 6-7 hours each shift. Call Damon on 443 0016 or leave a message.   

NEW TO WANAKA - Quality and competitively priced paving from a reliable supplier. Great options for driveways, courtyards/patios, paths and pools. Sold as pavers only or we can lay them for you as well. Telephone Aspiring Landscapes. Phone 443 4106.

CAFE GUSTO IS LOOKING for an experienced chef to join our team over the busy summer period. Call Nicky on 027 498 7910.

GOT A MATE WHO IS GETTING MARRIED? What do you normally do with a stag - hunt him down! At Wanaka Paintball we can make it happen! Call Wanaka Paintball and find out about our stag party specials. Wanaka Paintball. 0800 SPLATT.

EASY ACCESS DESKTOP COMPUTING at Wanaka Internet cafe. Print, scan, fax, copy or email. Internet, web apps, video call, coffee and em@il upstairs at 3 Helwick Street. WI cafe - Your local communication hotspot. Free smiles and technical support.

SECRET INGREDIENT #5: Handsfree website hosting takes care of the details. www.inow.co.nz. Phone 443 6338.

63B XMAS HAMS. We are now taking orders. Please phone 443 1774 or email info@63b.co.nz. Don't miss out. Order today.

CLEANER REQUIRED for a property management business for the Christmas/New Year period. Require mature honest and reliable individual with drivers license. Full training given. Phone 443 0045.

THE ALBERT TOWN TAVERN WOULD LIKE TO THANK all the sponsors of the 5 Lakes Poker Run. We managed to raise $450. Unfortunately the numbers were down this year due to bad weather.

ACDC TRIBUTE BAND AT THE ALBERT TOWN TAVERN New Years Eve $20 pre sale or $25 at the door. Tickets available at the Tavern. Limited tickets. Phone 443 4545. Don't miss out on this experience. Get your tickets now.

GOING TO CROMWELL RACES? Why not stop in for some live music on the way home? The Luggate Hotel Sunday sessions will be in full swing from 5pm to 8pm with the South Island trio 'Dirt Floor Alliance'. The Luggate Hotel, bringing you awesome Kiwi music, all summer long.

PARTY VOTE YELLO! If you're having a function or a knees up, Yello! will get your guests home safely. Call (0800) 443 5555.

QUALIFIED BUILDER SEEKING WORK. 15 years experience. Own tools etc. Phone Kevin 021 328 626.

TRAMPOLINE WANTED in excellent condition. Also corner office desk and 2 children's life jackets wanted. 1960's retro wooden table and 5 chairs for sale. Phone 443 5273.

HOUSEMATE(S) WANTED - fully furnished room with own bathroom available in sunny modern house in Mount Iron area. 25+, clean, eco friendly, outdoorsy types would fit in well. $130 single or $170 couple + bills. Call 443 2810 or 021 1142 776.

TO RENT - 2 BEDROOM FLAT. Furnished. Available short or long term from 7th Dec. Phone 443 4984.

FOR RENT AT LAKE HAWEA - Lovely sunny 6 year old house with internal access garage, two bedrooms, $230.00 per week. Long term only. Phone 0274 780 446.

LONG LET: 4 Bedroom, fully furnished house from Jan 2012. Also holiday home available short term including Christmas/January. Wanaka. Phone 021 659 757.

JEANETTE MACDONALD. Esoteric Healing Practitioner, will again be visiting Wanaka 25-27th November, offering Esoteric healing and bodywork. Bookings or questions please phone/text 021 299 3821.

"JUMP ON BOARD" Start bidding on our silent auction items. We can help you. Be at New World 12.30 - 3.30 this Friday and next Tuesday.

WEED FREE MULCH. Put your name on our list. $60 per 6m3. Delivery extra outside Wanaka. Tree Tamers. Phone 027 275 1268.

SERENDIPITY PRE LOVED FASHION. Labels and bling. Open Thursday 12-4pm, 72 Ballantyne Road. All proceeds to charity. New stock needed. Please phone 0274 354 848.

KIDS TODAY ARE TERRIBLE? Actually, kids today are amazing!! Come and celebrate a weekend of theatre with the students from Aspiring Children's Theatre School. Two shows, Saturday 3rd December and Sunday 4th December 7pm. Tickets $12/$8 available from Soulfood on Ardmore St.

NOW IS THE BEST TIME TO BUY our freshly cut willow firewood. We can cut it to the length you require to suit your fire for maximum heat & efficiency. Nice clean burning wood @ $50m3, delivered. Phone Stuart 027 228 4426 or home 03 448 6301.

FLATMATES WANTED !! Easygoing Czech couple looking for flatmates (couple/2 singles) to share fully furnished 2 bedroom flat. Huge living room, warm and cosy bedroom, freeview, high speed internet, electricity all included for $220/pw/per room. 15 minutes walk to town, 5 minutes to lake edge. Call or text Daniel on 022 038 4475.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY COMING? STAY at Archway Motel this November and earn "Double Flybuy Points." Or better still, redeem your Flybuy points and stay for free. Phone 443 7698

RIPPON FESTIVAL, LAKE WANAKA - Saturday Feb 4th, 20% of tickets remaining. The Datsuns, TrinityRoots, P Digsss, KPz, Katchafire, The Yoots, Sunshine Sound System, Kora, Street Chant, AHoriBuzz & more. ripponfestival.co.nz

WANAKA'S MOUSTACHE BASH! Join us for a night of moustachery, prize-giving and to thank everyone for their efforts in fundraising and support for prostate cancer and depression in men. Come show off your Mo's and compete for 'Man of Movember'. Thursday 1st December, Creek Cafe from 6pm, judging @ 6.30pm.

HORSES NEED PEDICURES TOO! The Hoofman, Will Miller, can do the job: laminitis, & founder too. Phone 0274 992 068 or 443 5588 or www.nakedhorse.co.nz

GREAT GIFT IDEAS FROM THE GREEN ROOM, upstairs, Spencer Mall. Funky wrapped pot plants starting from $15. Phone 443 2324.

WHO IS JAZZY J? She is a Rock Star for one, check her out on imjazzyy.com. Friday 25th at Opium bar. Free entry.

NOW HIRING FOR SUMMER. Grill shifts, prep shifts, service staff. Great rates of pay in a vibrant restaurant. Please bring CV into Wanaka Ale House, lakefront.

PROFESSIONAL FAMILY looking for quality 4+ bedroom home with garage for long term tenancy. Required anytime from November 26. Please phone 03 443 2041 or 021 341975.

BOOKS MAKE GREAT PRESSIES! Easily posted, unbreakable and 1 size fits all! Get your copy of 'Chief Loves to Chase' at Health 2000, Paper Plus and at the Sunday Markets. Phone 027 644 9575.

GARAGE STORAGE SOLUTIONS can organise your garage using custom designed cupboards, drawer units, ski/board racks, work benches and more. Made to suit any style and budget. Call Nigel on 027 565 5401 or 443 6212.

DOG GROOMER, trainee of Suzie Hewson, grooming out of Wanaklean Dog for the month of November. Call Emily 0210 2539 480.

FREE PROACTIVEPUNCHTM CLASS! - If you have ever wanted to learn boxing/kickboxing in a safe controlled environment as well as reach new levels of physical fitness, then ProActive gyms amazing team training program called ProActivePUNCHTM is the program for you! ProActivePUNCHTM will help you achieve incredible results with fun and challenging workouts. Book now for your FREE ProActivePUNCHTM trial class! Call 443 6500 or float like a butterfly into ProActive Health and Fitness, 17 Plantation Rd, Wanaka and prepare to sting like a bee!

HOUSIE TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY - Wanaka Districts Club, 45 Plantation Road, 7pm start.

MISSION POSSIBLE U FLY HELICOPTER FLIGHTS. Take controls. Great Xmas present. Phone for voucher, Wanaka Helicopters 443 1085 any time.

VERBAL AND EMOTIONAL ABUSE can be a reflection of your partner's problem, not yours. For confidential help and support for women of all ages, phone Women's Support on 443 1448 for confidential 24/7 day service.

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

ST.TROPEZ SPRAY TANS & essential treatments available at Emma For Beauty. Mobile options are offered. Hours Wednesday 1pm-3pm, Thursday 9.30-3pm and 6pm-8pm, Friday 9.30-3pm. Other appointment times can be arranged upon request. Please visit www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz or phone 443 6392.