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14 December 2011



THE ONE STOP CHRISTMAS SHOP The Bullock Bar bottle shop! Baileys sets for Grandma, Cowboy packs for ya bro, 1987 Whiskey for Dad and lovely bottle of bubbly for Mum! Sorted!

BIKE RENTAL: RACERS EDGE have the latest and the largest fleet of Giant & Trek bikes for rental and Demo. Top Class XC to DH. Come see...

SAILZ LAKE HAWEA RESTAURANT & BAR suggest you relax on the deck, in the sun or under shade, with a chilled Central Otago wine or a tall glass of Brewski. Returning tourists confirm what the locals know... the food is great & the atmosphere relaxed. Walk ins welcome. Reservations recommended. Phone 443 1696.

BIRTHDAY SALE CONTINUES AT MT OUTDOORS. Plus daily gift deals right up to Christmas. Best service, best deals, happiest staff.

STAFF WANTED!! For new bar opening before Christmas. We are looking for chefs, bartenders and kitchen hands, preferrably with experience. Please send resumes to Fitzpatrickswanaka@gmail.com

THE RIVERHOUSE CREW ARE PROUD TO PRESENT Carolina Moon in concert on Saturday December 17th at 4.30. Tickets $25 from Video Ezy. Bring a picnic and enjoy the beautiful music of Auckland ensemble Carolina Moon, featuring Nigel Gavin, Richard Manins, Chris O'Connor and Matthias Erdich. Caroline Moon's evocative songs combine Ladino melodies with songs and rhythms from the surrounding musical inspirations- Spanish Hebrew, Arabic with original jazz- tinged world sounds and grooves. Call Anna 0274 581 257 for details.

CHEF! COOKS!! KITCHEN STAFF!!! Hours to suit the right person. Day and/or evening work. Experience preferred but not essential. Must be a team player, not a player! E-mail info@lakehawea.co.nz  Phone 443 1224.

TRAILER DESPERATELY NEEDED for The Cow, Wanaka Kayak Club. Do you have a trailer for sale (or donation) for this youth group. Please contact Roy Bailey 0274 386 838.

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

LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS AT THE GREEN ROOM, upstairs, Spencer Mall. Open all day Sat 24th 8:30am-6:30pm. Phone 443 2324.

GIVING AT CHRISTMAS DOESN'T HAVE TO COST THE EARTH. Fight the Christmas frenzy and head to the Wanaka Wastebusters shop for creative unique presents: china, ornaments, books, games, trinkets etc.

USE YOUR CRT CARD at Wanaka Mitre 10.

NEVER UNDER ESTIMATE the importance of strong engaging photos on your website to keep your clients interested in your business. Thierry Huet Photography. Phone 443 5370.

BANNOCKBURN ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES. Hall Road, Bannockburn. Open Sunday 18th December 10am-5pm. Old & interesting gifts, sale tables. Eftpos. Loads of new stock....

NEED A HOUSE SITTER? Active semi-retired couple available to house sit, prefer long-term, from March 2012. Contact Mike 021 771 542.

ALPINE COACHLINES/WANAKA CONNEXIONS. Wanaka's local bus company is looking for drivers. Various shifts available. Positive attitude. Good presentation. Class 2 Licence and P Endorsement required. Email expressions of interest including CV to info@alpinecoachlines.co.nz

ASPIRING VETS - NOT JUST FOR PETS!! We stock a wide range of Reliance Stock Foods - so come see us for hen, pig, horse, alpaca foods, lamb and calf milk powders. A wide range of Topflite Bird Seeds also available.

AVIC QUALIFIED MECHANIC REQUIRED at Mt Iron Automotive Services, Wanaka's Bosch Car Service Dealer, position available from January 2012. Please call 027 434 1510 anytime.

LEASE/GRAZING LAND WANTED. Bare land, plus sections. Anything considered. Any size considered. Phone Paul 027 285 0022.

HONDA CRF 230F, 2006, as new. $4000 ono. Phone 443 2005.

HAVAIANAS @ BASE! heaps of new colours and a couple of new styles! Perfect stocking fillers at Base!

SWAP- 50CC SCALE MOTERBIKE for 50cc scooter. To swap small scale racing motorbike [non road use] suit child or teen great Xmas prezzy for 50cc motor scooter (suit unlicenced adult). Phone 443 2433 or 0274 106 242.

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.

QUALITY OFFICE SPACE AND PARKING 130sqm and 110 sqm. Rent and lease negotiable, Reece Crescent. Phone Warren for details 0274 311 295.

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS - THE KITZ TEAM; Vicki, Carol, Ngaire, Maureen and Barb wish everyone a wonderful and happy festive and holiday season. Thank you for your custom. Open 7 days except 25/12. Kitz on Helwick.

MOTORBIKER VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED to carry media/officials around Challenge Wanaka Course. Contact Anna at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com or sign up online at www.challengewanaka.com/volunteer.

AA SMARTFUEL simply spend $40 or more on fuel at Caltex to instantly save 4c litre (or save 6c litre if you are an AA member). Single fuel purchases are most welcome at Caltex! Terms and conditions apply, see instore.

NOOK ROAD NURSERY CHRISTMAS HOURS: Closed 25th December to January 3rd, reopen Tuesday Jan 4th.

$8 TRAYS FREE RANGE PULLETS EGGS at the Farmers Market, Thursday night, Pembroke Park from 4pm.

LITTLE GREEN MEN are back to party it up at the Luggate Hotel this weekend! Performing Friday and Saturday you can't miss out! Call 443 8523 for our courtesy coach.

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.

KAYAKERS REQUIRED FOR CHALLENGE WANAKA to volunteer to assist with safety. Contact Anna at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com or sign up online at www.challengewanaka.com/volunteer.

'TWILIGHT SAGA: Breaking Dawn' at Rubys finally! Come down and watch it in style. Only $5 per person in a Yellow Cab.

MASSAGE IN WANAKA. Online gift vouchers makes it easy! We post out. Professional massage, 7 days. Phone 443 8448. www.massageinwanaka.co.nz

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON will be closed from Friday 23rd December till Monday 9th January. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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.

TANDEM PARAGLIDING Gift vouchers $189. Lift them off their feet this year. Phone 0800 359 754. www.wanakaparagliding.co.nz. Flying daily at Treble Cone.

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

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

SPEND $40 & WIN A BBQ! The Bullock Bar bottle shop and Speight's have got a sizzler of a competition for you! Spend $40 on Speight's products and you could win a Jumbuck BBQ. Sweeeeet!

JOIN NOW and it's free til Feb 2012! Get incredible results with ProActive Health and Fitness. www.proactivewanaka.com

RUBYS CINEMA & LATE NIGHT BAR, what a fabulous idea for a Christmas!" A gorgeous gift voucher for a present, a stocking filler or a secret santa present. Please call 443 6901 for information.

BAREFOOT RUNNERS CHRISTMAS PRESENT? New genuine Five Fingers, Bikhila, size 40. Worn once $195 (RRP $269). Contact Stella to try 021 0655 259 or stellaevesenior@gmail.com

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

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

FOR SALE!! Queen bed mattress $70, two seater couch $10, 30" TV $35, Front loader washer and dryer $200. Phone 027 632 0821.

TUSSOCKS 'Tis the season to be shopping - for gorgeous gifts! At 71 Ardmore St, Wanaka.

PENNY'S HOME CARE - Do you require help with housework, personal care, shopping, meal preparation, medications, outings, transportation etc. If so call Penny Fisher on 443 1929, 027 343 4776 or email pennyshomecare@xtra.co.nz

RUBY ISLAND CABARET SITE: is shaping up well to use for picnics. Working Bee on 18 Dec for much needed tidy up for holiday period. Meet at marina jetty, 9.30am. 3 hours work, BBQ lunch provided. Home approx 2pm. Contact Jude 443 1602 or Dawn 443 5414 to confirm numbers for boat transport.

"I DARE YOU" – surprise that adrenaline junkie with an aerobatic flight over Queenstown in the world famous Pitts Special with one of NZ's aerobatic champions at the controls. Gift vouchers available from $299.00. www.silverdemon.co.nz or phone 443 4043.

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.

COME DOWN TO ARDMORE ST CAFE for your $10 breakfast, lunch from our new menu and pre-dinner drinks - perfectly chilled tap beers: HopRocker $5, Speights $4.50 and some wonderful wines. Enjoy the last few hours of the sun as it disappears behind Mt Roy in our sheltered courtyard outside. Serving AllPress coffee all day, free Wifi for customers. Merry Christmas! X

"SUPER STARS WANTED" BY THE LONE STAR. The successful candidates will possess the following: great communication, customer service skills, work ethic and attention to detail, the ability to be a team player! We are currently filling positions in the restaurant, bar and kitchen. Be part of the legend & apply now to nicolas@lonestar.co.nz or phone 027 2311 227.

LIZ MALUSCHNIG COUNSELLING: 20 years experience, available for appointments. Phone 443 1955 or txt 027 433 4520.

G SHOCK AND CASIO WATCHES now available from South Beach. Great gift ideas for Christmas, come in and check out the cabinet with it huge selection of Nixon and Ripcurl watches as well. 12 Helwick St .

GET YOUR CRATE ON! Hell yeah! Back for the 3rd year in a row, only at the Bullock Bar! You and ya mates can buy a crate of beer in the bar, at bottle shop prices! The Bullock Bar, wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

STORING FIREWOOD? – Hire the wood splitter from Wanaka Mitre 10.

WHAT'S BETTER THAN CHRISTMAS DINNER? Not having to cook it! Let the team at Edgewater do the hard yards for you this year. Confirm your family's spot for our succulent Christmas buffet running from 12-7pm, at a cost of just $75.00 per adult and $35.00 per child (with a special rate between 3-4pm of $50 per adult and $25 per child)! Book now by calling 443 0011.

BUY THE POSTS – hire the post hole digger at Wanaka Mitre 10.

TREE TAMERS ARE THE ANSWER! The question is, are your trees trim, tidy and terrific? Wanaka's local arborists. Phone 027 275 1268.

FREE BRUNCH FOR 2 AT CAFE GUSTO! Go into The Landing to be in the Weekly Draw. Check our facebook for more details.

SUBARU LEGACY, 250T, 1998, non turbo, auto, station wagon, advanti mags, abs brakes, 170,000kms. Trademe listing 429827819. Phone 0212 491 791. $5,250 ono.

SOLE TO SOUL Effective reflexology treatments for your loved ones. Contact Jo to purchase your voucher today 443 5347 or 027 652 2144.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN THURSDAY. Thursday. Ace of Spades Jack pot is up to $150. 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 and Wanaka. We will pick you up and take you home.

IN THE DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS LAZYDOG SAID TO ME; What about the plum sauce, or even Braai & Boerewors? There's also hot-smoked salmon and oil from local olive trees? – Phone on (03) 445 3211 to order your Christmas fare now.

BALUSTRADES, HANDRAILS, STAIRCASES,  bookshelves etc... ours or your design. Workshop Metalworks, 54 Ballantyne Rd: www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz. Be amazed by our scope.

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 gift voucher for someone special. More than a jet boat ride... Christmas special price $175pp. Contact Sue 0800 544 555 for details.

FOR SALE: 2 SEATER COUCH, 2 lounge chairs, 1 art deco formica table, 1 scotch chest of drawers, TV, 4 outdoor resin chairs. Phone 443 7854 to view.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL Now open for lunch every day from 11.30am. Stunning views, great summer menu, awesome surroundings. Phone 443 1224. www.lakehawea.co.nz

MASSAGE BED FOR SALE. Call Aine on 0211 745 883.

OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND BBQ'S - come and talk turkey - Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

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.

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.

AMAZING NEW GIFTS IN STORE AT THE GREEN ROOM. Come in and check them out, upstairs Spencer Mall. Phone 443 2324.

'VICKIE EVANS' AT SUNDAY SESSIONS! Brought to you by Isaac's Cider, 3pm Sunday, 18th Dec at the Luggate Hotel. Bringing you live music, all summer!

HOUSE FOR RENT - 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, carport. Close to Wanaka town centre. Gorgeous garden, cosy, logburner. Rent $450 per week plus expenses, 2 weeks bond. Available from 18th December. Phone 021 114 6122.

COLOUR STEEL 5rib 6rib corrugated. New and second hand. Various colours - oddments. 60 Roche Street. Phone 443 7913.

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.

YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU WILL FIND at the Craft Market... pottery, photographs, pukekos and pounamu. Pembroke Park this Sunday.

ONE BEDROOM HOUSE WANTED for long term rent, close to town preferable. Very clean, non smoking tenants. Please call 021 500 310. Thanks.

OPTIMUS GRYME/THE NOMAD FEAT. Jungle Fari/The Upbeats and K+Lab feat Matix and Deviance/ Crushington and Black Planet with Dirty Ol Knights and Max Dad E/Left or Right "Live"/Summertime Rave with DJ's Rubix, Brassic, Mr Lee and Camo MC/ and the New Years countdown party feat DJ Dolecheque and Mistress Cheese part of the epic New Years music festival at Mint Bar Wanaka. Why leave town???

GALLERY 33 AT 33 HELWICK ST. One stop Xmas shopping - all budgets. Gift vouchers available. View artists/jewellers work online: www.gallery33.co.nz

FLATMATE WANTED for fully furnished room in Juno Place. Must be clean and tidy. Rent includes Sky TV, phone landline and internet. Single $150 week+ power. Double $180 week + power. Phone 021 455 528.

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

FLAT MATES REQUIRED for house in Kennedy Cres, $150.00 pp plus outgoings. Phone 443 0430.

IS YOUR VEHICLE IN A RIGHT STATE? Make it a healthy environment again with a full groom or interior shampoo from Wanacleancar. Making Wanaka cars beautiful since 2008. Phone 443 5772 (message) or 0210 2942 908.

CHALLENGE WANAKA VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED - come and join the Locations Volunteer Crew and be a part 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.

20% OFF ALL PLANTS AT NOOK ROAD NURSERY, December only, including beautiful bushy Rata plants full of flower buds which would make excellent Christmas trees.

SUMMER IS IN FULL SWING. It finally caught up with the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

GARAGE SALE from two households. Lots of household goods, kids things, great bargains. Signs out on Meadowstone Saturday 9 am.

GELATO - BLACK PEAK GELATO "Life's too short to eat bad ice cream". Now open late.

SUPER LIQUOR WANAKA would like to thank all the applicants for the employment opportunity, The position has been filled. We would also like to take this opportunity to wish all our valued customers a very merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year.

LOOKING FOR AN OUTSTANDING LOCAL to help you over the school holidays with childcare/homecare? Contact Chantelle 0274 829 194.

DIRTY CARPETS – Hire the Rug Doctor from Wanaka Mitre 10.

"STARS IN YOUR EYES" DVD AVAILABLE from Print It on Brownston St or www.wanakadvd.com or phone Mike 443 1507.

DIRTY 'OL KNIGHTS PRE XMAS SPECIAL with MC Max Dad E (Deviance) this Friday night @ Mint Bar. Get in early as the crew join forces to bring you an energetic combination of bass heavy hip/hop beats laced with the smooth flows of Max Dad E. $5 drinks till midnight

 

MOZAIC TILES - Nice blue 8m2 approx. Free to take away. Phone Pablo 021 2472 256.

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

NEED HELP EXERCISING YOUR PONY? Lucy can help. Call 443 1772.

LOCAL GARDENING MAN BACK for the summer. Lawns, weeding, hedging, pruning, chain sawing, chipping, water blasting. Steven 443 4944 or 0273 293 470.

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.

REGALE CHRISTMAS LILLIES winging their way to Caltex Wanaka this week. Both South & North Island Xmas lillies available!

FIREWOOD - HELP YOURSELF. Must be collected a.s.a.p. Contact Paul 027 285 0022.

$32.99 SPEIGHTS 24PKS Bullock Bar bottle shop, best prices in town!

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

CHRISTMAS ORDERS FOR CARDRONA MERINO LAMB. Phone Boyd 443 7449 by Friday 16th December. See you at market this Thursday.

$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.

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.

T NICCOL BUILDING LTD. New homes, alterations and extensions. Fixed price and labour only contracts. Complete project management. You name it! We can do it! Phone Todd Niccol 027 222 0857, email tniccol@builderwanaka.co.nz. Website builderwanaka.co.nz Licenced Building Practitioner.

THE LOCAL LABOURER also has class 2 and WTR endorsements + experience for all your labour hire needs. Call Nick 021 432 256.

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.

HORSES NEED PEDICURES TOO! The Hoofman, Will Miller can do the job: laminitis, founder too. Phone 0274 992 068.

STUCK FOR CHRISTMAS IDEAS. Maybe a voucher for a trail ride on horseback through Rippon Vineyard. Stunning views, wine tasting. Phone 027 210 9098.

BIG TUMS LITTLE BUMS HAVE FOR HIRE - portacots, buggies, highchairs and carseats. Book now to reserve for your summer visitors. 68 Ardmore St, phone 443 2340.

ACDC TRIBUTE BAND at the Albert Town Tavern, New Years Eve, $20.00 pre sale or $25.00 at the door. Tickets available at the Tavern. Limited tickets. Phone 443 4545. Don't miss out on this experience. Get your tickets now.

TURBO GT MILAZO BIKE FOR SALE. Well used but still in good condition. $50. Telephone 021 1443 463.

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

ROOMS REQUIRED FOR FRIENDLY PRO ATHLETES during Challenge Wanaka 2012 (21 Jan). Do you have a spare room to host international athletes? Please email event@challenge-wanaka.com

FREE RANGE EGGS, $8 PER TRAY (pullets eggs). Farmers Market, Thursday night, Pembroke Park from 4pm.

TRADITIONAL CAROL SERVICE "Nine Lessons and Carols" directed by international conductor, Harold Jones. St Columba's Anglican Church, Sunday 18th Dec, 7.30pm.

PLYWOOD FOR SALE. Structural, treated, untreated, hardwood, marine. Best price in Wanaka. Free delivery 20 sheets or more. Phone 027 2186 397.

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

CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST HERE. So come into South Beach and get that last minute shopping done before it is too late, such a great selection for ladies and men from brands, Quicksilver, Rusty, Billabong, Roxy, Hurley and Ripcurl.

FEDERAL DINER WILL BE OPEN ON New Years Day. Start your year in style with us. We are closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day only - 47 Helwick Street. Phone 443 5152 behind 47 Frocks.

BABUSHKA - The Russian tradiitional Christmas figure who distributes presents to good children. Babushka, literally the grandmother - the term often used to describe the nesting dolls now available throughout the world.

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.

AFRICAN DRUMMING CLASSES - learn traditional rhythms from West Africa. Have fun playing in a drum ensemble, instruments supplied. All levels welcome. Wanaka Arts Centre, Mondays 7.30 - 9.00pm starting Jan 2nd. $15 per class. Phone Julian 021 0292 1505 to book or email julianf@xtra.co.nz

SASANOKI'S ADDICT CARD is now held at the counter before you loose or forget it. Get your one stamped today. Sasanoki Addict, Bro! Ph 443 6474.

RENTAL HOME WANTED for local professional couple. Must be unfurnished with garage, two bedroom or three with ensuite. Phone 021 254 9347.

REWARD OF 1KG WHITEBAIT for the return of extension ladder lost between Makarora and Queenstown 2 weeks ago. Alco with a broken tread 443 5634 0274 752 102.

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

KAYAKERS - LEARN TO ROLL - Grade 2 certifications. Work on your paddling skills. Evening sessions available. Contact Ben at Alpine Kayak Guides on 021 500 407.

BEAUTIFUL LARGE SIDEBOARD, dark oak stained. Ex Cranfields. For details ring 021 221 7002. View this Saturday.

MASSIVE CHRISTMAS SALE THIS WEEKEND at Racers Edge on Ardmore street. Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Every hour a new product will be slashed (well, not literally!). Be in store to find out or listen to Radio Wanaka for full details, rush down to the store and grab a deal! For instance Icebreaker 20% off. Up to 70% on many items.  www.racersedge.co.nz for more specials.

DJ AL MAJIK holding Wanaka down with the best beats you can shake your bits to! Pump the ramp, pump the tunes, pump the awesome drink specials, only at Opium Bar Friday 16th Dec.

WANAKA AIRPORT SHUTTLE Meets every Air New Zealand flight every day; door to door service; $15 per person, one way. Bookings - contact Alpine Shuttles on 443 7966 or online at www.alpinecoachlines.co.nz

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND - Francesca's hot smoked salmon pizza. Stewart Island salmon, parsley sauce and dill creme fraiche. Come to the Farmers Market to try it. www.francescaspizzas.com

ENJOY THE AFTERNOON SUN and Christmas spirit at Ardmore St Cafe, where we'll be serving all sorts of festive treats, wonderful AllPress coffee, beautifully chilled tap beers - Speights $4.50, HopRocker Pilsner $5 and seasonal wines. $10 Breakfast, a new summer menu and space to relax with free Wifi - there's plenty of reasons to come and see us at Ardmore St Cafe. X

CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS advent calendar style with MT Outdoors and our 24 days of Christmas deals. Stop in for daily discounts on great gear. Merry Christmas!   

BAR STAFF WANTED FOR A NEW BAR opening in Wanaka. Please call 022 0918 009 or email lalalandwanaka@gmail.com

HOME MOVIES 2DVD - makes for a great Xmas present. Transfer your VHS, mini DV, 8mm, 16mm home movies 2DVD. Tidy Design, 3 Helwick Street. Phone 443 4433.

CHEST OF DRAWERS (3 drawers) $30, painted bentwood chair $10, cane seat, original bentwood chair $30. Phone 03 443 7856.

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.

LARGE WINDOW FOR SALE: Second hand, 2.4m long, 1.420m high, double glazed, 2 open sashes 480 x 1390, rimu reveal, tinted glass, bluey/grey aluminium frame. $500. Phone 443 6454.

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.

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

COMPUTER NOT RUNNING LIKE IT USED TO? No worries. Call Lukas to get your computer back to its former glory. Phone 021 1184 392.

WANAKA VET CENTRE wish you all a happy, safe and vet-free Christmas - but if you do need us the duty vet is always contactable by phoning 443 6409. Our clinic will be open 10am - 12pm on 26/27th December and 2nd/3rd January. Normal hours outside of public holidays.

GARAGE SALE, THIS SATURDAY, 8am, 14 Sherwin Ave, Albert Town. Cot, double mountain buggy, single beds, rakes, ladders etc. Phone 021 659 963.

BASE SUMMER SESSIONS 6 gigs over summer in various venues around town. Seasons pass for all 6 gigs on $39! DJ to be announced soon, tickets from Base.

ROOM TO RENT IN LUXURY APARTMENT. Fully furnished, $200 per week. Suit single person or couple. Access to tennis court, spa, pool, gym etc. Phone 0274 727 442.

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 0272 284 426 or home 03 448 6301.

ARDMORE ST CAFE is calling all buskers and street performers to come join us for afternoons during the Christmas period. Individuals need to apply for a permit to perform from the Lakes Environmental Council. Complete your form here at the cafe and we'll take care of the rest. With your talents, our setting, great coffee, tap beers and fresh, local food....who can ask for much more. We look forward to meeting you.

CHRISTMAS @ BASE! heaps of awesome prezzie ideas and we'll gift wrap it all for free. Come instore and let us help you with your shopping today only at Base!

FOR SALE - 20 UPHOLSTERED FORMS 1.5m length. Excellent condition. $20 each or $300 the lot. Phone 443 7877.

BEAUTY, GLAMOUR, CONFIDENCE! Are you up to date with your beauty treatments for the festive season? Or have you completed all your Christmas shopping? Emma for Beauty offers a wide range of treatments that will make you look and feel fabulous. St Tropez Spray tanning, facial and body waxing, eyelash/eyebrow tinting, Orly manicure and pedicures, Swedish massage and skin deep Manuka honey facials. Please visit www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz or phone 443 6392.

TO RENT - Fully furnished 2 bedroom apartment. Get a lifestyle for the summer. Pool, tennis, gym on site, sunny, walk to town. Long term. $300 per week. Phone 0274 530 974.

ACTION AUTOMOTIVE WANAKA would like to wish their customers a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, and would like to express our thanks for your support in the past year. We are closed for the holidays from the 24th of December reopening on the 3rd of January.

PART TIME STAFF REQUIRED for a restaurant in Wanaka. Call 0212 694 394.

ISN'T IT GREAT WHEN EVERYTHING JUST WORKS? Talk to the experts about your next website. www.inow.co.nz. Phone 443 6338.

MENS DENIM ON SALE 30% off all men's denim, jackets and selected footwear. Chop Shop. Shop 3, Pembroke Mall.

ISAACS CIDER SUNDAY SESSIONS! This week 'Vickie Evans' from 3pm. The Luggate Hotel. Bringing you live music, all summer!

THE SCHIKKER BOYS ARE SELLING CHRISTMAS TREES again from 37 McDougall St. 17th/18th Dec and 22nd/23rd Dec from 10am. $15 each or $20 delivered. For orders and enquiries please phone Max or Nico 443 8824.

SHOES UNLIMITED WILL BE OPEN on Sundays 10am - 4pm until end of January 2012. 80b Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

FOR SALE 2002 HONDA JAZZ FIT powder blue. Excellent condition 1500cc, 47,950km, $9800 ono. Please call 443 4407 or 0274 831 412. Also washing machine. Very little use, excellent condition $200. Medium size deep freeze $200.

THE GROOVE GARAGE. Vintage and retro goodies to funk ya friends and family this Christmas. LongGrass Place, Hawea Flat. Phone 021 660 171 for opening.

SUMMER POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT THE TROUT - part time Chef de partie, with energy, enthusiasm and humour, full time and part time kitchen hands, front of house stars (bar and waitstaff). All positions demand availability over the festive season. Drop your CV into Trout Bar and Restaurant on the lakefront or email to troutbar@vodofone.co.nz

SO MANY PEOPLE SAY MESSENGER ADVERTISING WORKS - make it work for you. Online, by email or even over the counter. It is easy to place your advert - 11 Brownston St, Wanaka. Phone 443 7804 or www.mymessenger.co.nz. By email to messenger@printit.co.nz.

KEN, KEITH AND BARB FROM WANAKA TAXIS and KT Sightseeing would like to thank everybody for patronage over the past year. Merry Xmas.

WANAKA TYRES & AUTOMOTIVE will be open right through holidays (except 26th, 27th Dec, 3rd, 4th Jan). Call 443 1755. Wof's for cars, trailers & bikes!

DON'T KNOW WHAT TO BUY YOUR FAMILY and friends for Xmas...? Buy them a massage voucher from Pembroke Massage, call Kelly today 0274 653 700, or 443 0737.

3 BEDROOM HOUSE AVAILABLE. Outstanding lake and mountain views. Close to town. Phone 03 443 1981.

SANCTUARY DAY SPA is looking for an experienced Beauty therapist and a massage therapist to join our team. If that sounds like you please contact Vanessa at 03 443 0827 or dayspa@oakridge.co.nz

THE BULLY BOTTLE SHOP IS OPEN every day except Christmas Day. No holiday surcharge, helpful attendants and the best prices in town!

KARUNA MASSAGE - Buy a loved one a gift voucher for Christmas for just $70, or book a relaxation or deep tissue massage for yourself. Phone Karen 443 5744 or 021 209 6333 or Danni 022 615 2231.

FLATMATE(S) - Ensuite bedroom, lakefront location, close to town available to share with one other local. Fully furnished. Relaxed. Phone 021 484 539

FOR RENT - 1 BED FLAT, large bedroom, seperate lounge, single garage, large backyard. Fully furnished. Close to town. Please call after 6pm on 027 281 9400.

NEW AMIGO NEEDED ASAP. AmiGos Mexican Grill are looking for a new crew member. Mostly in the kitchen, with a little front of house thrown in. Starting after Christmas, good starting rate, ongoing position. Call us on 443 7872 between 1 & 4pm.

WANAKA ROWING CLUB FUNDRAISER 2012 Rowing NZ Calendar, $20. Phone Heather 443 7347 to purchase or see us at New World on Thursday (15th Dec). Thank you for supporting our club.

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

LOVE THIS TIME OF YEAR? Eat your heart out at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

POSSUM FUR. Top prices paid. Tel Joanne Barnett 03 443 1031 or 027 222 5864 at 340 Kane Rd, Wanaka, RD2.

FLATMATE WANTED TO SHARE with 2 guys. $123 p/w. Bond $615. Phone after 6pm 022 6561 061.

KAHU YOUTH HAS A NEW YOUTH CLUB! To celebrate, we're having a pot luck Christmas lunch on Saturday 17th Dec, from 2pm. Everyone invited! 11 Russell Street. Come and check us out! Call 443 5880 or email kahu.youth@xtra.co.nz for more information.

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.

RESTAURANT AND BAR STAFF WANTED for a busy town restaurant. Experience essential. Good working conditions and flexible hours. Please call 021 500 310. Thank you.

BOAT FOR SALE Mastercraft Prostar 190,1997, V8. For all your watersport needs, ski, wake, skate, surf etc. Mastercraft tower, bimini top, racks, clarion soundsystem, teak swim platform. List goes on and on. $29,999. Special Xmas price. Wow! Call or txt to view 027 255 1774.

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.

TIMBER CREEK EQUESTRIAN - Lots happening Dec/Jan. Fun learning, quiet horses and ponies. Experienced instructors and guides. Phone 027 210 9098. Gift vouchers available.

KERBSIDE RECYCLING COLLECTIONS running on normal days over Christmas, New Year. Extra recycling goes in a plastic bin beside your crate. Rejoice and recycle with Wanaka Wastebusters, collecting your recycling under contract to Queenstown Lakes District Council (until March 1st).

WANAKA WELLNESS CENTRE for an integrated professional approach to your health and wellbeing in one central location. Optimal wellness for mind, body and soul. Opening soon!

WHITEBAIT FOR SALE. $70 per kg. Phone Greg 027 427 2008.

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.

PLAYHOUSE FOR SALE. Great for Christmas. Naturally stained, wooden construction with windows. View at Wanaka Districts Club. $1500.

EXPERIENCED WAITERING STAFF REQUIRED for Capriccio Restaurant. Phone 443 8579 before 6pm and leave your details.

BED WETTING ALARM - Suitable for 5 - 8 years. It worked within 3 months. Original cost over $450. Make an offer. Phone 022 422 4070.

ROSSIGNOL SNOWBOARD 143 cm with Rome Sds bindings for sale. $400 ono. Text or ring Julia 022 697 2539.

GLASS OR STEEL BALUSTRADES and pool fence systems. Handy Solutions - happy to quote. Phone 443 4078 or 027 208 0175.

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.

THE 'GRILL' IS BYO WINE! Dine at the Grill Restaurant and you can enjoy some of NZ's tastiest tipples at bottle shop prices! Just buy a bottle from our bottle shop and bring along your receipt. Now that's good value!

PURE CHRISTMAS: GIFT VOUCHERS – Pamper your loved one today. Available any treatment or dollar value. Just call Abbie at Pure Skin Therapy and she will do it all for you, ready to collect. Pure Skin Therapy 443 5969.

ASPIRING AVALANCHE DOGS wish to express heartfelt thanks to all who supported the Black Dog fundraiser. An amazing night and huge success for the cause. Special thanks to Skat, Civilian Soul, Gordon Smith and The Federal Diner. Thank you all (-:

WANT THE X FACTOR for your next project. Visit www.terrywalshinteriors.co.nz. Phone 0274 860 257. Wanaka, Arrowtown, Queenstown.

HORSE HAY - SMALL BALES Cut from mixed pasture with very little rye grass or clover. Phone 443 1535.

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

KAHU YOUTH HAS A NEW YOUTH CLUB! To celebrate, we're having a pot luck Christmas lunch on Saturday 17th Dec, from 2pm. Everyone invited! 11 Russell Street. Come and check us out! Call 443 5880 or email kahu.youth@xtra.co.nz for more information.

GALLAGHER ELECTRIC FENCING? - Now at Wanaka Mitre 10.

LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS AT THE GREEN ROOM, upstairs, Spencer Mall. Open all day Sat 24th 8:30am-6:30pm. Phone 443 2324.

FOR THE PERSON WHO HAS EVERYTHING, give an "experience" gift this Xmas. A hands-on 20 minute trial flight over Lake Wanaka for as little as $109 with Wanaka Flight Training. www.learntoflynz.com or phone 443 4043.

ASPIRING VETS - NOT JUST FOR PETS!! We stock a wide range of Reliance Stock Foods - so come see us for hen, pig, horse, alpaca foods, lamb and calf milk powders. A wide range of Topflite Bird Seeds also available.

YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU WILL FIND at the Craft Market... glass, garden art and golliwogs. Pembroke Park this Sunday.

WE'VE SPENT 10 YEARS CLEANING UP after the web cowboys. Do it right the first time. www.inow.co.nz. Phone 443 6338.

FLY FISHING - looking for a gift for the fisherman in your life? Check out Kay Todd's fly fishing photographic works in the restaurant at the Hawea Hotel or contact Kay 443 6768.

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.

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

PENNY'S HOME CARE - Do you require help with housework, personal care, shopping, meal preparation, medications, outings, transportation etc. If so call Penny Fisher on 443 1929, 027 343 4776 or email pennyshomecare@xtra.co.nz

SO MANY PEOPLE SAY MESSENGER ADVERTISING WORKS - make it work for you. Online, by email or even over the counter. It is easy to place your advert - 11 Brownston St, Wanaka. Phone 443 7804 or www.mymessenger.co.nz. By email to messenger@printit.co.nz.

NEED FURNITURE FROM NELSON TO CHRISTCHURCH onward to Wanaka. Space is available this week. Be quick. Nelson Thursday midday returning. Phone 03 443 2220.

"THE BEST OF THE BEST" DVD available from Print It on Brownston St or www.wanakadvd.com or phone Mike 443 1507.

CHRISTMAS BRUNCH IDEA: Wanaka Organic eggs, havoc free range bacon and locally roasted Venus coffee. All available at Soulfood Organics.

FRENCH NANNY WITH EXPERIENCE looking for part time work. Flexible hours. In Wanaka until April. Please call Sandra 443 6049.

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.

HOLIDAY PILING UP ON YOU? Pile your plate instead with food from the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

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

THE 'GRILL' IS BYO WINE! Dine at the Grill Restaurant and you can enjoy some of NZ's tastiest tipples at bottle shop prices! Just buy a bottle from our bottle shop and bring along your receipt. Now that's good value!

WANTED MOUNTAIN BIKE. Suitable for 10 year old boy. Phone 021 926 159 or 443 2295.

 

CHILDS BIKE SEAT WANTED to buy or hire over Christmas for three year old. Phone 443 2200.

PART TIME STAFF REQUIRED for a restaurant in Wanaka. Call 0212 694 394.

BIG TUMS LITTLE BUMS - New owners, new hours:- 9am - 5.30pm Monday to Fridays, 10am - 4pm Saturdays, 11am - 3pm Sundays, 68 Ardmore St. Phone 443 2340.

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

SILK FABRIC FOR SALE: Sakura, ivory, embroidered small pink flowers. 115cm wide, 3.5 metres. Paid $140 p/m. Selling at $75 p/m. Phone 443 1942 or 027 443 1942.

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.

COMPUTER NOT RUNNING LIKE IT USED TO? No worries. Call Lukas to get your computer back to its former glory. Phone 021 1184 392.

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

DIRT BIKE, SCOTT, SMALL $250. Golf clubs 9 -12 yrs old $80. Ex small woman's wetsuit, Orca, new, $250. Phone 0273 454 336.

MOSCOW - RUSSIA - where you can be guaranteed a white Christmas. Snow cover (present for 3 to 5 months a year) usually begins about November and ends mid March. Lowest recorded temperature is -42.2C. And unless frozen stiff, you can peruse your Messenger online there too.

HOLIDAY RENTAL AVAILABLE 22 Dec-30 Dec. www.holidayhomes.co.nz #14088. 3 queen bedrooms, pet friendly gated garden. $180 a night, call 021 253 8213.

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON SUPPORT LOCAL and independent artists, designers and crafters. Shop at Artisans Co-operative Studios, 56 Ardmore St.

BOAT FOR SALE Bayliner 2050ss, Anniversary Model V8 1996. 220 horse power, heaps of storage, stereo etc! Seats up to 9 people! This is a fantastic family boat! Must sell before Xmas! $17,000 ono. Phone Kim 027 256 4867.

WANAKA PRESCHOOL WOULD LIKE TO THANK McGregor's Bakery and especially Bernie for his fantastic new machine! Also the Bullock Bar for use of the refrigerated trailer and Shane and Beatrice from Meadowfresh. Big thanks to all the parent helpers. We still have truffles available, so give us a ring $6 a dozen on 443 7090 or pop in to Preschool at 106 Tenby Street.

THE GROOVE GARAGE. Vintage and retro goodies to funk ya friends and family this Christmas. Really low prices, now we have no shop rent to pay! Clothes, ornaments, kitchen/homeware etc. Open weekdays til 24th, text to check! 021 660 171. LongGrass Place, Hawea Flat.

MASSAGE THERAPY SPORTS NEUROMUSCULAR THERAPY, reflexology, vibrational healing. Robyn Clements Dip Massage Therapy. Phone 027 678 7731.

DUTY MANAGER WANTED: Part time position at Wanaka Districts Club. Must have Managers Certificate. Some weekend work involved and hours over Christmas season essential. Call 443 8080.

"SUPER STARS WANTED" BY THE LONE STAR. The successful candidates will possess the following: great communication, customer service skills, work ethic and attention to detail, the ability to be a team player! We are currently filling positions in the restaurant, bar and kitchen. Be part of the legend & apply now to nicolas@lonestar.co.nz or phone 027 2311 227.

WANAKA VET CENTRE wish you all a happy, safe and vet-free Christmas - but if you do need us the duty vet is always contactable by phoning 443 6409. Our clinic will be open 10am - 12pm on 26/27th December and 2nd/3rd January. Normal hours outside of public holidays.

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.

TUSSOCKS Absolutely fabulous Christmas gifts darling! At 71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

NEW TO THE DISTRICT? Haven't been out to Hawea? We invite you to come and explore our little piece of paradise, call in at Sailz pick up a map and directions to Nook Road Nursery one of the areas hidden treasures.

REWARD FOR RETURNING old, black, Vodafone 715. Last seen Allenby Park, 6th December. Need Sim card. Call 021 201 7967 or 443 2656.

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.

SPEND $40 & WIN A BBQ! The Bullock Bar bottle shop and Speight's have got a sizzler of a competition for you! Spend $40 on Speight's products and you could win a Jumbuck BBQ. Sweeeeet!

ASPIRING ORGANICS - fine local/regional organic eggs, cheeses, milk, fruit, vege and more! Visit us at the Wanaka Farmers Market or online www.aspiringorganics.co.nz

URGENT - TWO ROOMS AVAILABLE till end of January. $100 p/w. First week free. 5 min walk to town. Phone/text 0221 564 590.

GREAT SUMMER FOR GROWING THINGS. Give us a call if your trees are unruly. Tree Tamers, Wanaka's local arborists. Phone 027 275 1268.

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

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. Ph 443 7055 or 027 4288 569. Gift vouchers available.

ROOM AVAILABLE: Modern home. Great views. $130 per week includes power. Phone 443 2631 for more details.

ROOM AVAILABLE. Great house and section. Couldn't be closer to town. King bed, heaps of storage, internet etc. Phone 021 257 8742.

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.

FOX TERRIER PUPPIES - 6 weeks old - ready to go now. 3 female, 1 male. Get a puppy for Xmas! $100 each. Call 022 049 1972.

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME for 5 - 13 year olds! 9th - 27th January 2012. Book now! First week needs to be booked by 15th December at Community Networks, 73 Brownston Street, or book online www.communitynetworks.co.nz

DECKS, PERGOLAS, FENCING AND GATES in steel or timber. Handy Solutions happy to quote. Phone 443 4078 or 027 208 0175.

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

SWING MOORING AVAILABLE short term over December, January, just off Mackay Street jetty. $90 per week. Call/text 021 659 180.

CAN WE HELP YOU WITH YOUR WORK "DO" this year? Stuck for something original and want to say a massive thanks to your team? Come Tandem Skydiving, group rates apply call 443 7207 or 0800 786 877.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL - Bar person with Managers Licence required, flexible hours to suit the right person 3-5 days per week. Must be reliable and work as part of a team whilst also being self motivated. Email info@lakehawea.co.nz Phone 443 1224.

MARVEL CONSTRUCTION available for residential builds and renovation. No jobs too small. Qualified and licenced carpenters. Phone 021 328 626.

SANCTUARY DAY SPA is looking for an experienced Beauty therapist and a massage therapist to join our team. If that sounds like you please contact Vanessa at 03 443 0827 or dayspa@oakridge.co.nz

KIDS 20" BIKES FOR SALE - Giant and Scott. Good condition. Also Yamaha keyboard for sale. Phone Sue 443 8468 or 027 2829 267.

LONG TERM RENTAL. Three bedroom, two bathroom house, close to town, fenced backyard and garage. Will consider short term over Christmas/New Year. Phone 027 632 0821.

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

THE SCHIKKER BOYS ARE SELLING CHRISTMAS TREES again from 37 McDougall St. 17th/18th Dec and 22nd/23rd Dec from 10am. $15 each or $20 delivered. For orders and enquiries please phone Max or Nico 443 8824.

FOR SALE: 2 SEATER COUCH, 2 lounge chairs, 1 art deco formica table, 1 scotch chest of drawers, TV, 4 outdoor resin chairs. Phone 443 7854 to view.

FREE RANGE EGGS, $8 PER TRAY (pullets eggs). Farmers Market, Thursday night, Pembroke Park from 4pm.

TO LET PARTLY FURNISHED THREE BEDROOM FLAT. Long term, close to town. No animals, unsuitable children, double glazed, heat pump. Phone 021 636 159. $330 p/w.

LATE NIGHT XMAS SHOPPING at the Bullock Bar bottle shop! Open 11am til 11pm everyday! No holiday surcharge, helpful attendants and the best prices in town!

DUBLIN BAY POTTERY & JILL'S WOOLS - Fresh vibrant display of stunning pottery and woollen creations. Support local artists and craft persons this festive season. Look for Pottery sign on highway to Hawea. Beautiful Dublin Bay. Phone 443 1158. Hours 10am - 5pm (closed Sundays).

WANTED TO RENT 2/3 BEDROOM HOUSE for married couple from approx 10th January while house being built. Phone 0274 303 944 or 443 7755.

 

ALPINE COACHLINES/WANAKA CONNEXIONS. Wanaka's local bus company is looking for drivers. Various shifts available. Positive attitude. Good presentation. Class 2 Licence and P Endorsement required. Email expressions of interest including CV to info@alpinecoachlines.co.nz

YOGA/MEDITATION: Thursdays 7-8.30pm, $10, Hawea Flat Hall. Bring 2 small pillows/towels. Robyn 443 2809 or 027 644 8005. Finish 22 December, resume 13 January 2012.

AT NOOK ROAD NURSERY IN HAWEA Christmas has come early with 20% off all our gorgeous plants for the month of December.

KAYAKERS REQUIRED FOR CHALLENGE WANAKA to volunteer to assist with safety. Contact Anna at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com or sign up online at www.challengewanaka.com/volunteer.

PLAYHOUSE FOR SALE. Great for Christmas. Naturally stained, wooden construction with windows. View at Wanaka Districts Club. $1500.

SORTED PRINT & DESIGN will be closed from 24th December to 9th January 2011. Wishing all our customers a happy festive season.

PICKERS WANTED AT THE BERRYFARM starting January. Strawberries available. Phone 443 4248.

GLORIES OF TURKEY TOUR - 14 Days ex Istanbul, Superior First Class Coach Tour Companion Deal. An outstanding deal for travellers to Turkey, 1st person pays NZ$2245 - Second person now only NZ$1650, Hurry sales ends 16th Dec 12. Call World Travellers Wanaka now on 03 443 7414.

WANAKA ROWING CLUB FUNDRAISER 2012 Rowing NZ Calendar, $20. Phone Heather 443 7347 to purchase or see us at New World on Thursday (15th Dec). Thank you for supporting our club.

FOR SALE 2002 HONDA JAZZ FIT powder blue. Excellent condition 1500cc, 47,950km, $9800 ono. Please call 443 4407 or 0274 831 412. Also washing machine. Very little use, excellent condition $200. Medium size deep freeze $200.

ROUTEBURN TRACK TRANSPORT: You walk, we drive your car to the other end, no back-tracking by bus. Price $250 per vehicle. Routeburn Relocators. www.routeburntrack.info or 021 048 8698 or email easy@routeburntrack.info

FESTIVE CELEBRATIONS AT RUBYS. Treat yourself and your team to the delicious surroundings of Rubys Cinema and late night bar. The perfect spot for an end of year and Christmas Party. Celebrate in style with discounted rates for groups. Please call 443 6901 for information.

GUITAR FOR SALE. Includes case, learning books and CDs, picks and tuner. Call 0211 745 883.

GARAGE SALE from two households. Lots of household goods, kids things, great bargains. Signs out on Meadowstone Saturday 9 am.

FOUR BEDROOM, TWO BATHROOM HOUSE TO RENT. Private, backs on to farm land. Wanaka town area. $400 per week, available long term from end of January 2012. Phone 027 362 9955.

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. Phone 443 8131 Eve McGregor, Wanaka Acupuncture Clinic, 19 Cliff Wilson Street.

DIRTY CARPETS – Hire the Rug Doctor from Wanaka Mitre 10.

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.

KAYAK MOKEN "Feel Free" Nomad for sale. Ideal fun kayak for holiday season $750. Call 0274 589 193.

LIVE IN NANNY REQUIRED. Fully furnished, brand new private loft, food, power, phone and Internet access in exchange for 30 hours work as a nanny/housekeeper. Call or text Katy on 021 993 632 for details.

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

RABBIT PASS - join us for this challenging 4 day trek in this remote mountainous area of the Mt Aspiring Park. Light packs, spectacular campsites, let your guide show you the way up the Waterfall Face and over the Rabbit Pass into the upper East Matukituki. New Year trip 5th to 8th Jan or get your own group together for dates to suit. Check out www.aspiringguides.com, visit us above Relishes Cafe or call 443 9422.

PURE TOUCHUP – Abbie is available for refresh and renew appointments before Christmas and in between Christmas and New Year. File and polish of your choice $25 – Great value. Phone 443 5969. Pure Skin Therapy.

SEASIDE BACH AT RIVERTON FOR RENT. Sleeps 5-6. Available all of January $450 weekly. Phone 443 1321 or 027 452 4969.

TO RENT - Trendy, fully furnished, 2 bedrooms (split kings). Sunny, pool, bbq, outdoor living - max 3 people. Move in for Xmas. Phone 0274 530 974.

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: "Umeshu" (oooo-may-shoe) meaning "Japanese ume fruit liqueur", new addition to Bruno's booze list. It has a sweet, sour taste and appeals to even those people who normally dislike alcohol. Try this magic water from Japan for yourself.

POSSUM FUR. Top prices paid. Tel Joanne Barnett 03 443 1031 or 027 222 5864 at 340 Kane Rd, Wanaka, RD2.

PLYWOOD FOR SALE. Structural, treated, untreated, hardwood, marine. Best price in Wanaka. Free delivery 20 sheets or more. Phone 027 2186 397.

FLAT MATES REQUIRED for house in Kennedy Cres, $150.00 pp plus outgoings. Phone 443 0430.

SORBET - BLACK PEAK GELATO "Life's too short to eat bad ice cream." Now open late.

LOADS OF GIFT IDEAS AT PLACEMAKERS - BBQ's, tools, power tools, garden equipment, outdoor furniture, clothing and lots more. Come on down and see Santa's little helpers in Ballantyne Road.

LOOKING FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS – get them from Wanaka Mitre 10.

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.

ROSSIGNOL SNOWBOARD 143 cm with Rome Sds bindings for sale. $400 ono. Text or ring Julia 022 697 2539.

ISAACS CIDER SUNDAY SESSIONS! This week 'Vickie Evans' from 3pm. The Luggate Hotel. Bringing you live music, all summer!

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

BIRTHDAY SALE CONTINUES AT MT OUTDOORS. Plus daily gift deals right up to Christmas. Best service, best deals, happiest staff.

BANNOCKBURN ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES. Hall Road, Bannockburn. Open Sunday 18th December 10am-5pm. Old & interesting gifts, sale tables. Eftpos. Loads of new stock....

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

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.

OPTIMUS GRYME/THE NOMAD FEAT. Jungle Fari/The Upbeats and K+Lab feat Matix and Deviance/ Crushington and Black Planet with Dirty Ol Knights and Max Dad E/Left or Right "Live"/Summertime Rave with DJ's Rubix, Brassic, Mr Lee and Camo MC/ and the New Years countdown party feat DJ Dolecheque and Mistress Cheese part of the epic New Years music festival at Mint Bar Wanaka. Why leave town???

AMAZING NEW GIFTS IN STORE AT THE GREEN ROOM. Come in and check them out, upstairs Spencer Mall. Phone 443 2324.

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.

HOUSEKEEPER REQUIRED Part time position. We are seeking a motivated person. He/she must be a permanent resident in Wanaka and be bright and enthusiastic with an eye for detail. Previous housekeeping experience. This is a part time position but must be prepared to work weekends. Please send CV to Lake Wanaka Lodge, 24 Tenby Street, Wanaka. Applications close 31th December 2011.

RUBYS CINEMA & LATE NIGHT BAR, what a fabulous idea for a Christmas!" A gorgeous gift voucher for a present, a stocking filler or a secret santa present. Please call 443 6901 for information.

SATURDAY NIGHT @ MINT BAR DJ Damon/Nomad returns with his special mix of Reggae/Dubstep/Breaks and Drum and Bass with support from DJ Mox. Bring on the Weekend!! Free entry.

SAILZ LAKE HAWEA GENERAL STORE Christmas season special. 1/2 hams $55 each. A good selection of stocking fillers, and good BBQ meat deals. Meat from Sausage Alley Clyde. Shop local and save parking, petrol and hassles. Still the best ice creams in the Upper Clutha. Open till 9pm, 7 days.

WOMEN'S SURF & YOGA CAMP - beginner/ intermediate, Jan 20-22nd in Curio Bay, transport from Wanaka. Info www.missionwow.org or Facebook-Mission WOW

WISHING ALL MY CLIENTS... a very Merry Christmas. Good times spent with family & friends. A happy & safe New Year! Thank you for your support over 2011. With love Hair thou Art Workshop & Mobile.

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

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN Evening roast of the day & dessert $18 on every day from 6pm.

WANAKA FOUR BEDROOM HOUSE for long term rent - Large double rooms, log burner. Warm and sheltered. No garage. Phone 0274 986 603.

JOIN NOW and it's free til Feb 2012! Get incredible results with ProActive Health and Fitness. www.proactivewanaka.com

TO ALL THOSE THAT SUPPORTED THE BLACK DOG NIGHT last Friday, a big thank you from Callum and Zeffer!

INTERIOR DESIGNER AVAILABLE for consultation. Visit www.terrywalshinteriors.co.nz. Phone 0274 860 257 for appt.

AVOID THE CHRISTMAS CROWDS! Do your grocery shopping online at organicexpress.co.nz. Fresh, local and no checkout queues. Free delivery to Wanaka, Hawea and the Flat.

RED STAR BURGERS We are looking for a new addition to the crew. Please come in for more details. Kitchen experience a bonus. Thanks.

BAR STAFF WANTED FOR A NEW BAR opening in Wanaka. Please call 022 0918 009 or email lalalandwanaka@gmail.com

CAR FOR SALE - Honda Accord XE-S. Four door, tow bar, manual, 2 litre, $2,000. Glen 0272 646 257.

AGSALT IS AVAILABLE from Wanaka Mitre 10, your Rural product supplier.

GIFT FOR WIVES - Perfect Christmas gifts at Nirvana Retreat – spoil your lady with a gift voucher for one of our natural beauty treatments. Your wife can choose a natural facial, relaxing massage or any pamper treatment. Call 443 2242 for the perfect gift!

GET CHOP'D FOR XMAS 20% off all Chop apparel and headwear. 1 week only !!! Chop Shop.

$1$1$1! SELECTED XMAS ITEMS reduced to clear! Santa mask, decoration, stickers and more. Everyday needs at always low prices. Hot value, cool prices! Spencer House Mall, Phone 443 8025.

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.

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.

BOUNCY CASTLES FOR HIRE, great for kids birthdays, taking bookings now, also touch screen Jukebox available with 8000 songs, creates fantastic party atmosphere with its flashing lights, phone Wanaka Party Fun Factory on 443 6893.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN WORKERS SHOUT on the 22nd of December. Book now for your workers. Free BBQ spot prizes. Courtesy coach phone 443 4545. We go to Hawea, Luggate and Wanaka. We will pick you up and take you home.

BIKE RENTAL: RACERS EDGE have the latest and the largest fleet of Giant & Trek bikes for rental and Demo. Top Class XC to DH. Come see...

JANDALS, THONGS, FLIP FLOPS whatever you call them South Beach has them. Come and check out the massive jandal wall, prices starting from $19.99. 12 Helwick St.

STORING FIREWOOD? – Hire the wood splitter from Wanaka Mitre 10.

LARGE SUNNY ROOM TO RENT. $70 with Wanaka locals. Nice garden. Heaps of parking. Please contact andy.ski.bamford@gmail.com

FLATMATE WANTED for fully furnished room in Juno Place. Must be clean and tidy. Rent includes Sky TV, phone landline and internet. Single $150 week+ power. Double $180 week + power. Phone 021 455 528.

HORSE FOR SALE: 15.1hh, 12yr old Appaloosa cross, bay mare. Lovely nature. Some gear included. Tel 443 6257 or 021 0257 6201.

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

CARVED, ORANGE AND HONEY GLAZED HAM, Manuka smoked Mt Cook salmon, minted new potatoes, pavlova, Christmas pudding and so much more...is your mouth watering yet? Thought so! Book your Christmas dinner at Edgewater today! Just $75.00 per adult and $35 per child (with a special rate between 3-4pm of $50 per adult and $25 per child). Get in quick to confirm now by calling 443 0011

TREE TAMERS ARE THE ANSWER! The question is, are your trees trim, tidy and terrific? Wanaka's local arborists. Phone 027 275 1268.

LAKESIDE RENTAL AND GIFTS. Merry Christmas. Check out our great gifts - Hot T shirts, selection from L.A., sunglasses, hats, body jewellery. Rental department has 50cc scooters, hardtail mountain bikes, all $30 per day. Skateboards, fishing gear. Behind Wana Takeaways, Lakefront. Phone 443 4315.

BABY FLOPPY-EARED BUNNIES. Adorable. Please call Lucy 443 1772.

BASE HAS A WICKED SELECTION of men's summer streetwear – Ben Sherman shirts, rad singlets from $29 and heaps of boardies and shorts to keep you guys cool this summer!

LOST: BLUE & BLACK O'BRIEN water ski glove, Wanaka township. Phone 027 222 5474.

$29.99 COWBOY PACK! Bullock Bar bottle shop, best prices in town! Yeha!

AVON SEARIDGE R.I.B., 40 hp Suzuki, 4 metre fibreglass hull. Excellent trailer, new led lights. Offers over $4,500. Scuba Steve, Wanaka. Phone 443 4954.

EASTER ACCOMODATION WANTED, Wanaka area, at reasonable cost. House sit. Pet care. Ginny 021 802 115.

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

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

CONGRATULATIONS - WANAKA TENNIS - Wednesday mixed doubles: A grade winners, No Strings Attached, Captain Rhian Nicoll. Runners Up - Top Spin, Captain Sandy McKay. B Grade winners, Mishmash, Captain Jenny Chisholm. Runners Up - Highly Strung, Captain Lindy Gowing.

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.

PURE SURPRISE – Gay's blog has been updated on our website www.puretherapy.co.nz check out her keyword within this blog to receive your Christmas gift from us. Merry Christmas everyone and have a happy and safe New Year!

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.

ONE BEDROOM HOUSE WANTED for long term rent, close to town preferable. Very clean, non smoking tenants. Please call 021 500 310. Thanks.

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

NEW AMIGO NEEDED ASAP. AmiGos Mexican Grill are looking for a new crew member. Mostly in the kitchen, with a little front of house thrown in. Starting after Christmas, good starting rate, ongoing position. Call us on 443 7872 between 1 & 4pm.

RUBY ISLAND.... need lots of help please, including people who can bring weedeaters. Meet at Marina, Sunday 18 Dec 9.30am. Work 3 hours on this rewarding project, meet others and enjoy a Christmas BBQ lunch provided by the Ruby Island Team. Ring Jude 443 1602 to confirm numbers for boat transport please. 

LEASE/GRAZING LAND WANTED. Bare land, plus sections. Anything considered. Any size considered. Phone Paul 027 285 0022.

HOUSEKEEPER REQUIRED to join our team at The Moorings. Please call into 17 Lakeside Road or phone 443 8479.

TREAT THE FEET, TREAT THE BODY, treat your loved ones with a voucher from Soleutions Reflexology. Phone Jo 443 5347 or 027 652 2144. www.soleutionsreflexology.com

NANNY/HOUSEKEEPER REQUIRED from the 2 January to the 16 January to help take care of 3 children aged 9, 5 and nearly 4. Five days per week, 4 to 5 hours a day. Phone David 021 273 3233.

WANAKA TAXIS AND KT SIGHTSEEING for great service, great rates better than the best 0800 27 27 00.

LIVE IN NANNY/BABYSITTER WANTED. All expenses paid for. Taking care of two kids in evening for 4 - 5 hours. Own bedroom in nice clean house. Please call 021 500 310. Thanks.

PADDLE BOARDS FOR RENT. Lake looking calm and inviting? Fancy trying something new? Racers Edge on the lake front have SUP's available at hourly rates. Simply walk across the road, drop in and float out into the distant sunset...

FOR SALE - 20 UPHOLSTERED FORMS 1.5m length. Excellent condition. $20 each or $300 the lot. Phone 443 7877.

REGALE CHRISTMAS LILLIES winging their way to Caltex Wanaka this week. Both South & North Island Xmas lillies available!

THE BULLY BOTTLE SHOP IS OPEN every day except Christmas Day. No holiday surcharge, helpful attendants and the best prices in town!

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

AFRICAN DRUMMING CLASSES - learn traditional rhythms from West Africa. Have fun playing in a drum ensemble, instruments supplied. All levels welcome. Wanaka Arts Centre, Mondays 7.30 - 9.00pm starting Jan 2nd. $15 per class. Phone Julian 021 0292 1505 to book or email julianf@xtra.co.nz

DJ B ROK @ OPIUM! Party Bangin' Hip-Hop, Nu Funk, Dubstep & DnB Saturday 17th Dec. Pump the ramp, pump the tunes, pump the awesome drink specials!

HIGHCHAIR FOR SALE - As new. Used by Nana. $50. Phone 027 2292 444.

EXPERIENCED WAITERING STAFF REQUIRED for Capriccio Restaurant. Phone 443 8579 before 6pm and leave your details.

LIVE MUSIC EVERY SUNDAY at the Isaac's Cider Sunday Sessions, 3pm at the Luggate Hotel. This week 'Vickie Evans'. Call 443 8523 for our courtesy coach.

LOOKING FOR GIFTS THAT ARE UNIQUELY WANAKA. Artisans Co-operative Studio has amazing arts and crafts made right here in paradise!

FURNITURE SALE - Double slat bed near new $450, corner desk $80, 28" TV $40, wooden rocking chair $100. Phone 027 448 8321.

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.

PURE NEWS: LILASH! It works, come view Sarah's lashes. Grow your own set of natural eyelashes – great Christmas gift also. Buy yours before 24 Dec and go in the draw to win your money back! 1 in 10 chance of winning. Pure Skin Therapy 443 5969, available while stocks last.

WOMEN'S HIKING BOOTS FOR SALE - Like new. Merrel Reflex-mid Goretex, US 8 1/2, Eur 39, $80. Lightly used, excellent condition Keen Goretex, size 8 1/2, Eur 39-40 $75. Phone 03 443 9709.

 

FIREWOOD - HELP YOURSELF. Must be collected a.s.a.p. Contact Paul 027 285 0022.

HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION OR HOUSE TO RENT. 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom, private townhouse on Stone Street. Quiet backyard. Fully furnished, down to the cutlery. Call Theresa for more details. Phone 443 1916.

GIFT VOUCHERS - Timber Creek Horseriding School holiday programmes, riding lessons, pony rides, treks. Phone 027 210 9098.

STILL LOOKING FOR GIFTS WITH A DIFFERENCE? Come on down to the Craft Market this Sunday. Pembroke Park from 10am.

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

LARGE WINDOW FOR SALE: Second hand, 2.4m long, 1.420m high, double glazed, 2 open sashes 480 x 1390, rimu reveal, tinted glass, bluey/grey aluminium frame. $500. Phone 443 6454.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL Now open for lunch every day from 11.30am. Stunning views, great summer menu, awesome surroundings. Phone 443 1224. www.lakehawea.co.nz

NEW KITCHEN CABINETRY and drawer/door fronts for sale. $3,800 ono. Melteca - charcoal colour, cabinetry in flatpack form. Full height pantry 600w. Microwave/wall oven/ 2 drawer tower 600w. 2 x 3 drawer units 800w. 1 x 4 drawer units 600w. 1 x corner unit 900w. 2 x cupboard units 900w. Excludes handles and benchtop. Plans and installation instructions are included. Retail price $4,300. Phone Justin 027 5444 154.

ENJOY THE AFTERNOON SUN and Christmas spirit at Ardmore St Cafe, where we'll be serving all sorts of festive treats, wonderful AllPress coffee, beautifully chilled tap beers - Speights $4.50, HopRocker Pilsner $5 and seasonal wines. $10 Breakfast, a new summer menu and space to relax with free Wifi - there's plenty of reasons to come and see us at Ardmore St Cafe. X

FISHER AND PAYKEL CLOTHES DRYER $100, fridge freezer $50. Phone 021 221 7002.

WANAKA TYRES & AUTOMOTIVE will be open right through holidays (except 26th, 27th Dec, 3rd, 4th Jan). Call 443 1755. Wof's for cars, trailers & bikes!

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

LAZYDOG - SURPRISE A FRIEND this Christmas with a gift of our wonderful Central Otago wines. Choose from white, red or pink. Also available now LazyDog first vintage of Chenin Blanc. Customise your selection with our house-made provisions. Call to arrange your gift pack now. Phone (03) 445 3211.

DJ AL MAJIK holding Wanaka down with the best beats you can shake your bits to! Pump the ramp, pump the tunes, pump the awesome drink specials, only at Opium Bar Friday 16th Dec.

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

SECURE PRIVATE STORAGE Reece Crescent. 6 x 3m approx. Reasonable rental. Phone Warren 0274 311 295.

STOCK FOOD - Crushed wheat and whole wheat. Great for chickens and ducks. Crushed barley for goats. 30kg $25. Phone 443 4944 or 021 251 5510.

OLDER CHEST FREEZER - about 16 cu ft, 483 litre. $175 ono. Phone 027 222 6465.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON will be closed from Friday 23rd December till Monday 9th January. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

ART PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION "Nouvelle France" by Thierry Huet Photography @ the Little Gallery, Little Brown House, Little Street. Free Entry

EXPERIENCED WAITERING STAFF REQUIRED for Capriccio Restaurant. Phone 443 8579 before 6pm and leave your details.

LAWNS NEED CUT? New ride on. House sections to lifestyle blocks. Phone 0221 039 838.

SPICE UP YOUR HOLIDAY PROVISIONS with our delicious house-made fare; sauces, relish, chutney & jams - Boerewors sausage & biltong - Manuka smoked salmon or local olive oils. Also available now LazyDog first vintage of  Chenin Blanc.Call LazyDog to order now. Phone (03) 445 3211.

THE SILLY SEASON APPROACHES. Seek simplicity at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

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

ACTION AUTOMOTIVE WANAKA would like to wish their customers a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, and would like to express our thanks for your support in the past year. We are closed for the holidays from the 24th of December reopening on the 3rd of January.

NATIVE CHRISTMAS TREES – Rata, Beech, Lancewood – all would make great Christmas trees & then enhance your garden for years to come. Nook Road Nursery 03 443 1555.

'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.

FEDERAL DINER WILL BE 1! On Saturday 17th please come in and celebrate this incredible year with a glass of bubbles. 47 Helwick Street, behind 47 Frocks. Phone 443 5152.

MASSAGE THERAPY. Sports massage, deep tissue, relaxation. Treatment work and stress relief. Ursula Krebs, Dipl Massage Therapist. 7 days, mobile service available. Phone 027 660 2271.

VISITING RUBY ISLAND? Learn about it's history, animal and plant life, plus details of historic cabaret in the book "Ruby Island A Jewel in Lake Wanaka" by Ian Gazzard. Available at DOC Centre, Library or Paper Plus Wanaka.

PLAYHOUSE FOR SALE. Great for Christmas. Naturally stained, wooden construction with windows. View at Wanaka Districts Club. $1500.

BE ONE OF THE FIRST to try Wanaka Beerworks summer seasonals. 22 December 4pm - 7pm at Wanaka Farmers Market Pembroke Park. "Lady" cherry beer, "Sir Walter" dry stout lager, "Aoraki" wheat beer. For more info:www.wanakabeerworks.co.nz.

QUALIFIED LICENCED BUILDER AVAILABLE for home maintenance, renovations, decks and new builds. Phone Kev on 021 328 626.

$8 TRAYS FREE RANGE PULLETS EGGS at the Farmers Market, Thursday night, Pembroke Park from 4pm.

FOR SALE, PUSHCHAIR MOUNTAIN BUGGY with sunshade, booster seat, playpen, baby bath seat, child's wheelbarrow, clam shell for sand or water, baby swing, toddler swing, super king mattress, old couch, entertainment low long unit, beautiful Persian rug, doors, shelving unit for kitchen with doors and one to suit microwave, rimu timber. Phone 443 1602 or 027 5616 088.

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

BEAUTIFUL OAK WRITING DESK. Rimu desk, full length, brown velvet curtains, metal bath for sale. Well priced. Phone 443 9273.

CHALLENGE WANAKA VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED - come and join the Locations Volunteer Crew and be a part 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.

BASE SUMMER SESSIONS 6 gigs over summer in various venues around town. Seasons pass for all 6 gigs on $39! DJ to be announced soon but will be some big names, watch this space

JOIN NOW and it's free til Feb 2012! Get incredible results with ProActive Health and Fitness. www.proactivewanaka.com

AQUAFIT AT WANAKA COMMUNITY POOL. Only $5. New class Mondays 8am. For full timetable call 443 9334 or go to www.lakesleisure.co.nz/aquatic/wanaka-classes-sessions.

SASANOKI HAS FOOSEBALL TABLE for your (& Bruno's) entertainment while waiting for your order to be freshly cooked. Pop down for a game with your mate. Awl-rite!

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN New Mount Iron Garden Bar available for functions and special occasions. Outside bar, cook your own BBQ or we can do it for you. Pop in and have a look and talk to Wendy & Ariana. You will be impressed. If the sun does not shine we don't cancel. You have the option to go in the function room. Phone 443 4545.

SWEDISH DEEP TISSUE FULL BODY MASSAGE (or specific area), relaxation and therapeutic only. 4 years experience, Helwick St.1 hr just $40, 1 1/4 hr $50 evenings, weekends ok. Phone/text 021 0252 9542.

FESTIVE CELEBRATIONS AT RUBYS. Treat yourself and your team to the delicious surroundings of Rubys Cinema and late night bar. The perfect spot for an end of year and Christmas Party. Celebrate in style with discounted rates for groups. Please call 443 6901 for information.

BIG TUMS LITTLE BUMS - Books, toys, puzzles, baby and toddler clothing. Call in for your Christmas present. Phone 443 2340.

WANTED TO RENT - Professional couple with 2 children looking for a 3+ bedroom home with a garage from early Feb until November. Phone 027 256 9424.

MASSIVE CHRISTMAS SALE THIS WEEKEND at Racers Edge on Ardmore street. Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Every hour a new product will be slashed (well, not literally!). Be in store to find out or listen to Radio Wanaka for full details, rush down to the store and grab a deal! For instance Icebreaker 20% off. Up to 70% on many items.  www.racersedge.co.nz for more specials.

AGSALT IS AVAILABLE from Wanaka Mitre 10, your Rural product supplier.

FLAT MATES REQUIRED for house in Kennedy Cres, $150.00 pp plus outgoings. Phone 443 0430.

ARTISANS CO-OPERATIVE STUDIO, 56 Ardmore St, has locally handmade arts and crafts. Paintings, jewellery, cards, pottery, woodturning, toys and more...

OLD YACHT MAST WANTED. Aluminium yacht/dinghy mast needed for mounting wind measurement equipment. Condition unimportant. Phone 443 6135.

DIRTY 'OL KNIGHTS PRE XMAS SPECIAL with MC Max Dad E (Deviance) this Friday night @ Mint Bar. Get in early as the crew join forces to bring you an energetic combination of bass heavy hip/hop beats laced with the smooth flows of Max Dad E. $5 drinks till midnight

 

ARE YOU LONELY, ISOLATED? Are you struggling to cope with what to do about it? No matter what your age or problem, Women's Support trained volunteers can listen, support, help and advise. Free confidential 24/7 service. Phone 443 1448.

ONE BEDROOM COTTAGE AVAILABLE for short term rent. Christmas/New Year 23rd Dec - 2nd Jan. On own section in Albert Town. $120 p/n. Phone 0276 320 821.

LOOKING FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS – get them from Wanaka Mitre 10.

2 CHOOKS, 16 WEEK OLD HYLINERS, an A frame chook house, holds up to 6 chickens $120. Phone 021 034 2553.

VIBRANT NANNY/BABYSITTER! Trained primary teacher. Loads of experience with all ages. Loves art and outdoors. Call Chrystal 027 696 0888.

ENJOY THE AFTERNOON SUN and Christmas spirit at Ardmore St Cafe, where we'll be serving all sorts of festive treats, wonderful AllPress coffee, beautifully chilled tap beers - Speights $4.50, HopRocker Pilsner $5 and seasonal wines. $10 Breakfast, a new summer menu and space to relax with free Wifi - there's plenty of reasons to come and see us at Ardmore St Cafe. X

PURE TREAT – Staff employee gifts voucher. What a great way to say "thank you" with a pamper at Pure. Pure Skin Therapy 443 5969.

SOUTH BEACH HAS AN AWESOME RANGE of men's t-shirts, board shorts, singlet's and shirts. From young to old there is something for everyone so come in and get your summer wardrobe sorted. 12 Helwick St.

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.

PADDLE BOARDS FOR RENT. Lake looking calm and inviting? Fancy trying something new? Racers Edge on the lake front have SUP's available at hourly rates. Simply walk across the road, drop in and float out into the distant sunset...

PONY FOR CHRISTMAS - Well, no, but how about a voucher for riding lessons or a pony ride. Call Carol 027 210 9098.

ROOMS TO RENT IN A 5 BEDROOM HOUSE, close to town. $140 single, $200 double, includes internet and power. Phone 0212 629 084.

LEASE/GRAZING LAND WANTED. Bare land, plus sections. Anything considered. Any size considered. Phone Paul 027 285 0022.

MODERN APARTMENT FOR RENT - Very tidy with good size lounge & full kitchen. Large bedroom with walk in wardrobe & ensuite with bath. Semi furnished - $250pw. Call Darren 021 43 77 44. Available until February.

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. Wifi cafe - Your local communication hotspot. Free smiles and technical support.

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

RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS - Russia still uses the old Julian calendar, so Christmas falls on January 7th. It is a day of ritual and celebration, as before this date it is traditional to fast for 6 weeks - the fast is completely vegetarian and requires no partying. On Christmas Eve there is a 12 course feast (vegetarian) to mark the end of the fast. Tradition is now often overlooked in favour of a Festival of Winter incorporating Western Christmas traditions.

INTERESTED IN CAR RACING? - World Travellers Wanaka has a special exclusive - Escorted Tour to the 2012 Super Cheap Bathurst 1000, October 2012. Be there to experience the 50th year of this great race! This tour will fill up, so hurry. Call World Travellers Wanaka 03 443 7414 or come and see us on the lakefront, 103 Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

TREAT THE FEET, TREAT THE BODY, treat your loved ones with a voucher from Soleutions Reflexology. Phone Jo 443 5347 or 027 652 2144. www.soleutionsreflexology.com

COMPUTER NOT RUNNING LIKE IT USED TO? No worries. Call Lukas to get your computer back to its former glory. Phone 021 1184 392.

FREE MAIN MEAL FOR 2 AT THE LANDING! Go into Cafe Gusto and be in the weekly draw. Check our facebook for more details.

NO ONE DOES CHRISTMAS DINNER LIKE EDGEWATER! Let us do the hard work for you, so you can just enjoy your Christmas day! We have the works, from ham to lamb, turkey to trifle, potatoes to pudding and much, much more. It costs just $75.00 per adult and $35 per child (with a special rate between 3-4pm of $50 per adult and $25 per child)! Call now to book your spot between 12-7pm! Call 443 0011. Merry Christmas

BIRTHDAY SALE CONTINUES AT MT OUTDOORS. Plus daily gift deals right up to Christmas. Best service, best deals, happiest staff.

GARAGE SALE: SATURDAY 17TH. Matching 2 & 3 seater couches, massive stereo, gorgeous girls clothes from 6 months to 1 1/2, womens clothes, pants & more. From 8.30am to noon. Come grab a bargain, 5 Kowhai Drive off Rata Street.

SWING MOORING AVAILABLE short term over December, January, just off Mackay Street jetty. $90 per week. Call/text 021 659 180.

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.

TRADITIONAL CAROL SERVICE "Nine Lessons and Carols" directed by international conductor, Harold Jones. St Columba's Anglican Church, Sunday 18th Dec, 7.30pm.

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.

TWO SEATER COUCH AND ARM CHAIR, floral pattern. Good order. Two wooden bar stools. Make an offer. Phone 027 211 9700.

WANAKA WELLNESS CENTRE for an integrated professional approach to your health and wellbeing in one central location. Optimal wellness for mind, body and soul. Opening soon!

SUMMERDAZE FESTIVAL 2012, 31 Dec 2011 – 31 Jan 2012. Check out the action packed calendar of events and come and join us for the festivities. Visit www.summerdaze.co.nz

BUY THE POSTS – hire the post hole digger at Wanaka Mitre 10.

STUCK FOR A GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA? Surprise that special person with a flight in an open-cockpit Tiger Moth over Lake Wanaka. Gift vouchers available from $235.00 www.classicflights.co.nz or phone 443 4043.

SWAP- 50CC SCALE MOTERBIKE for 50cc scooter. To swap small scale racing motorbike [non road use] suit child or teen great Xmas prezzy for 50cc motor scooter (suit unlicenced adult). Phone 443 2433 or 0274 106 242.

PEMBROKE MASSAGE, located at the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. Call Kelly today for an appointment. Phone 443 0737 or 0274 653 700. Specialising in deep tissue and sports massage, 23 Cardrona Road, Wanaka.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL Now open for lunch every day from 11.30am. Stunning views, great summer menu, awesome surroundings. Phone 443 1224. www.lakehawea.co.nz

METALWORKS EXPERTISE: Repairs, modifications, design & manufacture. www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz. or call into workshop, 54 Ballantyne to see our scope & workmanship.

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

FOR SALE: Coffee tables, T.V cabinets, dining chairs, queen bedspreads. Phone 443 8350.

RUBY ISLAND WORKING BEE. Sunday 18 Dec for a mornings work to tidy the island for Christmas holidays. Meet at boat ramp/marina jetty at 9.30am. BBQ lunch provided. Home approx 2pm. Contact Jude 443 1602 or Dawn 443 5414 to confirm numbers for boat transport.

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL MY VALUED CLIENTS from 2011. Happy New Year 2012 from Judy Young, Curtains + Colour by Design.

MARQUEE HIRE! Free of charge for community groups or events. Contact Bayleys Wanaka for more info 443 5330 or wanaka@bayleys.co.nz

RESTAURANT AND BAR STAFF WANTED for a busy town restaurant. Experience essential. Good working conditions and flexible hours. Please call 021 500 310. Thank you.

ZUMBA WEDNESDAY 7:30PM! Zumba Fitness is a latin dance inspired cardio workout that is fun and effective! $9 per class at the Dance Wanaka Studio, 249 Riverbank Road. Contact 021 0279 5639 for more info or check out Zumba Wanaka on facebook!

GARAGE SALE, 18 MATARAKI PLACE - Fridge/freezer, electric keyboard, electrical and tile equipment, kids games and clothes, ski gear and more. Saturday 17th, 8.00am.

THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A MORE BEAUTIFUL TIME to come and skydive, the fields are green, there is still snow on the mountains and the sky is just a perfect blue. If you have a gift voucher, come and treat yourself or if you wish to buy one please call Skydive Lake Wanaka 443 7207 or 0800 786 877.

GIVE YOUR GST RETURN TO THE ACCOUNTS OFFICE to prepare so you can enjoy your holidays. Call 443 5300 or 021 0275 9199.

WANAKA PRESCHOOL WOULD LIKE TO THANK McGregor's Bakery and especially Bernie for his fantastic new machine! Also the Bullock Bar for use of the refrigerated trailer and Shane and Beatrice from Meadowfresh. Big thanks to all the parent helpers. We still have truffles available, so give us a ring $6 a dozen on 443 7090 or pop in to Preschool at 106 Tenby Street.

PONY FOR SALE. GREY WELSH, 12.2hh gelding, 19yrs old. Sweet and kind. Sadly outgrown. Some gear included. Tel 03 443 6257 or 021 0257 6201.

GET A HEAD START FOR 2012. Join the Kip McGrath Holiday Programme 23rd – 27th Jan 2012. This five day intensive study programme is $165 per subject. Lessons are 1 hr. Class ratio 1:4 with qualified, experienced teachers. Y2 - Y10, literacy & numeracy * Alexandra * Cromwell * Wanaka *. Call Nikki 443 1547 or email wanaka@kipmcgrath.co.nz.

CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE 7pm St. Ninian's Hawea. All welcome to our fun celebration of Jesus' birthday and a big call out for actors for this year's hilarious play - 'Santa goes to Bethlehem'. Call Liz 443 1955 for a role. All children not in main roles are welcome to come 5 minutes early to put on Angel and Shepherd costumes or come dressed as an Animal or Santa helper.

THE ONE STOP CHRISTMAS SHOP The Bullock Bar bottle shop! Baileys sets for Grandma, Cowboy packs for ya bro, 1987 Whiskey for Dad and lovely bottle of bubbly for Mum! Sorted!

SUMMER POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT THE TROUT - part time Chef de partie, with energy, enthusiasm and humour, full time and part time kitchen hands, front of house stars (bar and waitstaff). All positions demand availability over the festive season. Drop your CV into Trout Bar and Restaurant on the lakefront or email to troutbar@vodofone.co.nz

SAILZ LAKE HAWEA RESTAURANT & BAR - evening dining includes a selection of $20 mains. New menu treats include blue cod papillotte, mushroom risotto, mediteranean lamb, salmon gravalax and tiramisu. Phone 443 1696 for reservations or the courtesy coach.

SO MANY PEOPLE SAY MESSENGER ADVERTISING WORKS - make it work for you. Online, by email or even over the counter. It is easy to place your advert - 11 Brownston St, Wanaka. Phone 443 7804 or www.mymessenger.co.nz. By email to messenger@printit.co.nz.

YACHT FOR SALE, ETCHELL. On the hard at Wanaka Yacht Club. Very well maintained, ready to sail, includes beach trailer and extensive sail wardrobe (many in excellent condition.) $8,900.00 ono. Phone: Michael 03 379 3880 (w) 027 426 6478.

LATE NIGHT XMAS SHOPPING at the Bullock Bar bottle shop! Open 11am til 11pm everyday! No holiday surcharge, helpful attendants and the best prices in town!

LIVE MUSIC EVERY SUNDAY at the Isaac's Cider Sunday Sessions, 3pm at the Luggate Hotel. This week 'Vickie Evans'. Call 443 8523 for our courtesy coach.

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

"SUPER STARS WANTED" BY THE LONE STAR. The successful candidates will possess the following: great communication, customer service skills, work ethic and attention to detail, the ability to be a team player! We are currently filling positions in the restaurant, bar and kitchen. Be part of the legend & apply now to nicolas@lonestar.co.nz or phone 027 2311 227.

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.

GARAGE SALE from two households. Lots of household goods, kids things, great bargains. Signs out on Meadowstone Saturday 9 am.

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

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

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.

FARM WORK WANTED - 21yr old boy from the UK is looking for farm work in the Central Otago area. Has experience in tractor driving, hay making, lambing and general farming duties. Please email mccsvip@aol.com

WWW.ASPIRINGMASSAGEWANAKA.CO.NZ - Deep tissue - relaxation. Trevor Bailey, provider to High Performance Sport N.Z. Xmas gift certificate special $55! Purchase price to Dec 24th. Available 7 days by appointment. Phone 443 2993 or 0274 222 455.

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

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.

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.

INFLATABLE DINGY, 4 MAN, oars, jackets,15hp Yamaha, fuel tote, beach wheels. Bargain. $1950. Sleepout /office/home extension, new, 2.4m x 3.6m, plus lean to of 3.6m x 1.8m, wooden, coloursteel roof, window, fully insulated, powerpoints, light, lined and gib stopped, unfitted wood burner and flues and screen and carpet $4750. Bargain. Phone 03 443 1984.

GARAGE SALE THIS SUNDAY 18TH DEC, Matai Road, 10.30am - 2pm. Wall cabinet, BMX, scooter, boat motor, cot and lots more. See you there.

GARAGE SALE, THIS SATURDAY, 8am, 14 Sherwin Ave, Albert Town. Cot, double mountain buggy, single beds, rakes, ladders etc. Phone 021 659 963.

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

EQUISSAGE provides therapeutic benefits for your horse! Equine physiotherapy. An essential tool for horse maintenance, recovery & rehabilitation. Phone 027 229 8960 to find out more.

STAFF WANTED!! For new bar opening before Christmas. We are looking for chefs, bartenders and kitchen hands, preferrably with experience. Please send resumes to Fitzpatrickswanaka@gmail.com

HOUSE FOR RENT. 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, garage, huge living. Can't get closer to town. $350 p/w, internet etc. Phone 021 257 8742.

BIODIESEL PLANT FOR SALE. Full list of instructions. $1500 ono. Phone 443 2005.

KING SLATTED BED BASES FOR SALE $30 each ono. Phone 443 8479 or call at The Moorings, 17 Lakeside Road.

FAMILY XMAS PRESENT - Tidy Design will transfer your home movies, VHS, mini DV, 8mm, 16mm onto DVD for Xmas. Home movies 2DVD @ Tidy Design. 3 Helwick St. Phone 443 4433.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL - Bar person with Managers Licence required, flexible hours to suit the right person 3-5 days per week. Must be reliable and work as part of a team whilst also being self motivated. Email info@lakehawea.co.nz Phone 443 1224.

FIREWOOD - HELP YOURSELF. Must be collected a.s.a.p. Contact Paul 027 285 0022.

AWESOME LARGE SLEEPOUT FOR RENT. Fireplace, wifi, kitchen, fully furnished and sunny. Be part of a fabulous home with bbq area, gardens, fully fenced yard. $160 p/w plus expenses. Call/text 0274 718 466.

ART OF FLIGHT DVD instore now at Base! One of the greatest snowboarding movies ever – perfect for Christmas.

PICKERS WANTED AT THE BERRYFARM starting January. Strawberries available. Phone 443 4248.

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

TUSSOCKS CHRISTMAS GIFTS - great, small and wrapped, at 71 Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

LITTLE GREEN MEN are back to party it up at the Luggate Hotel this weekend! Performing Friday and Saturday you can't miss out! Call 443 8523 for our courtesy coach.

2003 SUBARU FORESTER, 2L manual. Excellent condition throughout, leather interior, tow bar, set of wheels with snow tyres included. Wof, rego. 132,000kms. $12,000 ono. Phone 443 8978, 0211 453 970.

BROOM, GORSE, LUPIN AND BRIAR - for all your weed control requirments call Lifestyle and Section Services Ltd. John 027 264 0133.

MOTORBIKER VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED to carry media/officials around Challenge Wanaka Course. Contact Anna at volunteer@challenge-wanaka.com or sign up online at www.challengewanaka.com/volunteer.

HANDYMAN SERVICES Spoutings and down pipes cleaning. Section clean ups. Any handyman task. Phone Handy Solutions 443 4078 or 027 208 0175.

GETTING HOT AND BOTHERED? Get your car airconditioning sorted, regassed or desmelled at Mt Iron Automotive, Wanaka's Bosch Car Service, 86 Ballantyne Road. Call 443 7490.

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.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN FRIDAY WORKERS SHOUT from 5.30pm 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 and Wanaka. We will pick you up and take you home.

FLATMATE WANTED TO SHARE with one other. Great house. In town. Quiet area. $150 negotiable. Phone/text 021 0252 9542.

HOUSE BUS 4 SALE No C.O.F. Ideal for spare room or crib on your land. $7,000 ono. Call 021 949 362.

LOADS OF GIFT IDEAS AT PLACEMAKERS - BBQ's, tools, power tools, garden equipment, outdoor furniture, clothing and lots more. Come on down and see Santa's little helpers in Ballantyne Road.

USE YOUR CRT CARD at Wanaka Mitre 10.

BAR STAFF WANTED FOR A NEW BAR opening in Wanaka. Please call 022 0918 009 or email lalalandwanaka@gmail.com

LIVE IN NANNY/BABYSITTER WANTED. All expenses paid for. Taking care of two kids in evening for 4 - 5 hours. Own bedroom in nice clean house. Please call 021 500 310. Thanks.

LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS AT THE GREEN ROOM, upstairs, Spencer Mall. Open all day Sat 24th 8:30am-6:30pm. Phone 443 2324.

AMAZING NEW GIFTS IN STORE AT THE GREEN ROOM. Come in and check them out, upstairs Spencer Mall. Phone 443 2324.

DUTY MANAGER WANTED: Part time position at Wanaka Districts Club. Must have Managers Certificate. Some weekend work involved and hours over Christmas season essential. Call 443 8080.

INTRODUCTORY MOUNTAIN SKILLS COURSE - 7 days. Learn essentials of mountaineering (snow and ice climbing, glacier travel, belaying and rope skills etc). New course running 28 Jan - 3 Feb. Check it out at www.aspiringguides.com, visit us above Relishes Cafe, or call 443 9422. 

EXPERIENCED UNQUALIFIED BUILDER seeking work or employment. Can sub contract. Please call Josh for a free quote on 021 255 3458.

MODERN APARTMENT FOR LEASE. As new, very sunny, upstairs, three bedrooms, carpeted and equipped with whiteware and some furniture. Phone 0276 113 532 or 03 443 7913.

LOCAL FAMILY WITH PETS seek 3-4 bedroom house long term from late January. Ph 443 6430 or 027 9206 943.

KAYAK MOKEN "Feel Free" Angler for sale. Ideal for lake fishing or recreational use. Many special features. $1500. Call 027 4589 193.

GALLERY 33: Xmas gifts of the highest calibre. New Zealand made fine art and contemporary jewellery. Rings, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, brooches. Paintings, prints, glass, bronze, ceramic from $95 to $30,000.

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.

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

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.

$32.99 SPEIGHTS 24PKS Bullock Bar bottle shop, best prices in town!

DRUM SET FOR SALE - Ashton full drum set, metallic blue. Great Xmas present. Good condition. Phone 443 1738 or 027 443 9942.

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

ROUTEBURN TRACK TRANSPORT: You walk, we drive your car to the other end, no back-tracking by bus. Price $250 per vehicle. Routeburn Relocators. www.routeburntrack.info or 021 048 8698 or email easy@routeburntrack.info

'VICKIE EVANS' AT SUNDAY SESSIONS! Brought to you by Isaac's Cider, 3pm Sunday, 18th Dec at the Luggate Hotel. Bringing you live music, all summer!

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

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

PAVING AND LANDSCAPING EXPERT INSTALLERS of all driveway and walkway paving. Full supply service. Free quotes. Cobble and Kerb. Phone 03 443 2220.

WANAKA 2012 CALENDARS, gift cards, prints and more. Xmas sales Sunday Markets, Pembroke Park or call Thierry Huet Photography. Phone 443 5370.

GREAT SUMMER FOR GROWING THINGS. Give us a call if your trees are unruly. Tree Tamers, Wanaka's local arborists. Phone 027 275 1268.

YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU WILL FIND at the Craft Market... kiwis, candles, concrete and cards. Pembroke Park this Sunday.

FOR SALE RH MACGREGOR GOLF CLUBS - CE 1800 oversize graphite shaft, stainless golf clubs with matching putter. Brand new. Plus deluxe trundler with seat. Offers Phone 443 9311.

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

WANTED: FRIDGE SUITABLE FOR CARAVAN. Must be in good order. Phone 443 1985.

CAR & WALL CELLPHONE CHARGERS now available at Caltex Wanaka. For Nokia, Telstra, I Phones/Pods, Samsung, etc. From $24.99.

ICE CREAM - BLACK PEAK GELATO "Life's too short to eat bad ice cream". Now open late.

TRADITIONAL USUI RYOHO REIKI - a safe natural form of healing. Phone Marcia 443 2499.

ARDMORE ST CAFE is calling all buskers and street performers to come join us for afternoons during the Christmas period. Individuals need to apply for a permit to perform from the Lakes Environmental Council. Complete your form here at the cafe and we'll take care of the rest. With your talents, our setting, great coffee, tap beers and fresh, local food....who can ask for much more. We look forward to meeting you.

GERMAN FAMILY with excellent local references are looking for a 3 to 4 bedroom house (unfurnished) for long term rent in Wanaka town area. Please contact us on 443 5505 or 021 041 8607 or s.stapper@xtra.co.nz

CHEF! COOKS!! KITCHEN STAFF!!! Hours to suit the right person. Day and/or evening work. Experience preferred but not essential. Must be a team player, not a player! E-mail info@lakehawea.co.nz  Phone 443 1224.

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

FREE IPHONE APPLICATION 'Flicks.co.nz' for the Ruby daily schedule. Download this fantastic free app to have our daily sessions at your finger tips. Or www.rubyscinema.co.nz to watch trailers. 

WANTED TO BUY: Second hand laundry tub. Reasonable condition. Please phone 443 8035.

HAIR THOU ART WORKSHOP & MOBILE For art, creativity & simplicity. Specialising in natural products. Lake Hawea. Find us on Facebook. Phone Kirstin 443 9545 or 027 229 8960.

INOW WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT. A decade of service and 100's of websites built... we know our cookies! www.inow.co.nz. Phone 443 6338.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT @ MINT BAR DJ Damon/Nomad returns with his special mix of Reggae/Dubstep/Breaks and Drum and Bass with support from DJ Mox. Bring on the Weekend!! Free entry.

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

GALLAGHER ELECTRIC FENCING? - Now at Wanaka Mitre 10.

LADIES, we still have pre Christmas natural beauty therapy appointments available. Come into Nirvana Retreat's new premises on Dungarvon Street for waxing, facials, massage and all summer maintenance. Call 443 2242 to book in!

EATING IS FUN AND AFFORDABLE at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Views, value, variety! Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

COME DOWN TO ARDMORE ST CAFE for your $10 breakfast, lunch from our new menu and pre-dinner drinks - perfectly chilled tap beers: HopRocker $5, Speights $4.50 and some wonderful wines. Enjoy the last few hours of the sun as it disappears behind Mt Roy in our sheltered courtyard outside. Serving AllPress coffee all day, free Wifi for customers. Merry Christmas! X

GET YOUR CRATE ON! Hell yeah! Back for the 3rd year in a row, only at the Bullock Bar! You and ya mates can buy a crate of beer in the bar, at bottle shop prices! The Bullock Bar, wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

WHITEBAIT FOR SALE $70kg available in 500g bags. Phone 443 7724 or 027 229 8310.

EARTHTONZ TICKETS X 2 $150 for both! Bargain opportunity for someone, or a Christmas present? Festival tickets only - you can add camping on line if you need. Sam 021 345 190 ($150 or best offer- they need to be used!).

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.

OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND BBQ'S - come and talk turkey - Placemakers in Ballantyne Road.

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.

DJ B ROK @ OPIUM! Party Bangin' Hip-Hop, Nu Funk, Dubstep & DnB Saturday 17th Dec. Pump the ramp, pump the tunes, pump the awesome drink specials!

BEAUTIFUL RURAL RETREAT TO RENT in Hawea Flat for 2012. Opportunity for short term rental over Xmas and New Year also. Call Anna 0274 581 257.

SHOES UNLIMITED WILL BE OPEN on Sundays 10am - 4pm until end of January 2012. 80b Ardmore Street, Wanaka.

CLINICAL HYPNOTHERAPY, REIKI, Intuitive Energy, ThetaHealing, Chinese Energetics & BodySinc for fast, effective healing of physical & emotional pain & disorder. www.yogastudiocromwell.com Phone 021 947 056.

HENS PARTIES, BRIDAL/BABY SHOWERS, staff parties, birthdays or just because... Mobile Pamper party service available with Emma for Beauty. Providing you with high quality beauty treatments at your location. What better way to spend time with a group of girlfriends. For info please visit www.wanakaweddings.co.nz/emmaforbeauty or phone 443 6392.

NOKIA MOBILE PHONES ONLY $54.99 at Caltex. Includes SIM card. $5 airtime, $10 text pack. Long battery life. Caltex Wanaka.

BABYSITTER AVAILABLE ALL HOLIDAYS. Aged 14 1/2, great with kids. Also available for dog walking. Call Madison 443 2176.

DON'T MISS THE WANAKA FARMERS MARKET! More and more seasonal delights every week. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

GILBERT VAN REENEN'S DISTINCTIVE PRINTS OF WANAKA & Beyond make scrumptious gifts and can be conveniently posted overseas. Now available on Archival Canvas. See samples at: The Picture Lounge, Artisans Gallery, ChristoferRobyn Quilts or www.cleangreen.co.nz. Phone 443 7951.

RUBY ISLAND needs all the help we can get this Sunday 18 Dec for working bee. Meet 9.30am at Marina jetty. Phone Jude 443 1602 or Dawn 443 5414 to confirm numbers for transport.

FLATMATE WANTED for fully furnished room in Juno Place. Must be clean and tidy. Rent includes Sky TV, phone landline and internet. Single $150 week+ power. Double $180 week + power. Phone 021 455 528.

FURNITURE FOR SALE. Indoor or outdoor, built locally by Rich the Cabinet Maker. Call Rich 0275 263 695. View online at www.tinyurl.com/richwanaka

$29.99 COWBOY PACK! Bullock Bar bottle shop, best prices in town! Yeha!

FOOTSAL TOURNAMENT (5 ASIDE) 17th December at Hockey grounds, Tenby St. Registration 10am, $15 per player. Fundraiser for Wanaka F.C. Phone 022 109 6142.