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21 December 2011



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

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

2 RUBY RIDGE fully renovated four bedroom strawbale home with fantastic views down the lake. To be auctioned 5 February 2012. Open for viewing by appointment. Call Tony Brown on 443 6905 or your local real estate agent.

YELLO! would like to wish everyone in Wanaka the very best Christmas and a brillo 2012. Thank you all for your support this year to help bring an affordable cab service to Wanaka. You are all, for the most part, very good looking indeed. yello! cabs. (0800) 443 5555.

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

THREE AND FIVE BEDROOM HOUSES available for Xmas and Xmas holidays. Phone Janet 443 1981.

CHAPTER 5.......wishes all their customers a Safe and Happy Xmas and a big "Thankyou" for being wonderful loyal customers. Joanne.Nikki and Claudia XXX

CHRISTMAS BY THE LAKE'S planning team thanks everyone who made the event possible... cast, crew, carolling angels, animal owners, and local businesses who lent their support. And thanks to all who joined us for a very special community celebration. Merry Christmas from the Combined Churches and QLDC!! P.S. lost property with police.

MASSAGE THERAPY AVAILABLE 7 DAYS, clinic and mobile service. 'Simply Good Massage' without the spa price.  Tailored massage from professional, experienced therapists. Centrally located, easy parking, eftpos. Phone Massage in Wanaka 443 8448 www.massageinwanaka.co.nz.  Established since 1992.

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

THE NOMAD FEAT JUNGLE FARI. 28th December @ Mint Bar. One of NZ's favourite DJ/Producers kicks off a massive week at Mint Bar. Along with Jungle Fari these boys look set to get your New Year pumping. $5 Door Charge before 10pm $10 after or pick up ya Party Week pass from Base Backpackers

MINT BAR opening at Midnight on Christmas Day. So if you haven't had too much egg nog head in and dance off your Christmas lunch....

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.

ARDMORE ST. CAFE is looking for a kitchen hand to join their team for the Summer period and beyond. The right applicant will have solid baking and food preparation experience and be available to work most weekends. Apply within or email tarshamarie@xtra.co.nz.

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

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.

BLUE TUBULAR BUNKS FOR SALE - Side safety rail and mattresses. Can be set up under each other or L shaped. Very good condition. $100. Tel or txt 0274 323 529.

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.

NORTH POLE - Polar bears don't eat penguins. Why?

PART TIME POSITION- Are you a team player with strong organisational and communication skills. Plunket is looking for someone to join our Room Hostess team for 6 hrs a week to help provide a welcoming and caring environment for our local families as well as facilitating some eduction sessions. For further info and a job description please contact Carol 03 443 2782 or uppercluthaplunket@hotmail.com. Applications close 13th Jan 2012.

SUPER STARS WANTED – Lone Star are looking for some great new staff to join our summer crew. Floor, Bar and Chefs needed. We have some permanent positions available also. Send your CV to nicolas@lonestar.co.nz or drop it into the Lone Star after 5pm.

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

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.

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

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

FLOWER DEPOT LANDROVER pop-up flower truck. Peonies, lilys etc. Farmers Market appearances Thursdays Pembroke Park - other days anywhere anytime - look out for us!

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

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.

CELEBRATE NEW YEAR'S EVE at Sailz Lake Hawea with a Smorgasboard and Juke Box. $35pp. Reservations recommended. ph 443 1696.

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

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

FOR SALE SLEEPYHEAD queen bed and base $80, 2 burner BBQ with folding legs $30. Ph/txt 022 0814 365.

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

OPTOMETRIST DANIELLE PRETTY along with her team at Eyes on Ardmore would like to wish her patients a fantastic festive season, and pass on a heartfelt thank you for her patients ongoing support of the local business. Eyes on Ardmore is open every day other than stat days over Christmas/New Year. Eyes on Ardmore ph 03 443 5103 www.eyesonardmore.co.nz.

COMBO WATER SKIS at the great price of $295 - get into Torque Marine while stocks last. Phone 443 6404.

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.

CLASSIC CANOE canvas, excellent condition 3.350mtrs $30. Off road bike suit 8 to 12 year old. Good condition $40. Phone 443 4686.

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.

MARINA BERTH FOR SALE. Sort after, more sheltered inside berth. Call Jarrod on 027 251 2007 for further information.

BACKWARDS CLOCKS, HOLOGRAPHIC RULERS, PUZZLES and other oddities only found here, the shop at Puzzling World has the "wow" gift this Xmas.

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

HOUSE-TRAINED FLATMATE required for room in sunny house in established area. Share with owner and dog. Available now. $130pw includes power, phone and internet. Ph 443 6321 or 0275 345 465.

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

RAFTERS FOR CHRISTMAS LUNCH. Rafters will be serving a buffet style Christmas lunch between 12pm – 3pm. Bookings are essential. Call 443 0025 or email reception.wanaka@wyn.com for more information.

GARAGE SALE - MOVING OVERSEAS. Everything must go. Snowboard, clothes, kayak, tvs, Toyota Hilux Surf, plus more. Saturday and Sunday. 10am, 7th & 8th January. 16 Glenfinnon Place

REGALE CHRISTMAS LILLIES available all this week at Caltex Wanaka. We have both North/South Island Xmas lillies fresh in.

O COME ALL YE FOODIES and behold the goodies at the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

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

DO YOU FLY by the seat of your pants? Still wondering what to wow that special person with this Christmas? Help is here - a Tandem Skydive gift voucher can be arranged and made up in less time that it takes to read this - free delivery - Just call 443 7207.

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

MOUNTAIN BIKE - Hardly used. SL5000, 21speed, 18.5" frame. NZ designed and manufactured. $350 ono. Phone 443 6134.

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.

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

LANDSCAPING FROM PAVERS to pathways - all at Wanaka Mitre 10.

TO RENT SHORT OR LONG TERM – available from Boxing Day.  Brand new self contained spacious one bedroomed flat with separate kitchen/livingroom, Stone St area. Please call 021 443 992.

MCGREGORS FACTORY SHOP on Frederick street will be closing for the Xmas period and will re-open on 9th January 2012. Last day of trade will be this Friday 23rd. The other two shops will only be closed on Xmas day. Bernie, Rilla, Julia and all the McGregors team wish you all well over the Xmas and New Year break and may your holidays be filled with lots of fun and laughter. Thank you all who have suported McGregors through out 2011.

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.

RUBYS DUTY MANAGER REQUIRED.  We would love to hear from you if you have your DM certificate, a love for bar work, computer skills, and are a 'people person'. Please come by and drop your CV in to Jordi, beneath the Lone Star 443 6901.

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.

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.

NEW YEARS EVE PARTY @ Mint Bar with Mistress Cheese and Dolecheque back to back all night. All the party anthems from the last 4 decades and heaps of surprises on the night. Door charge $5 before 10pm $10 after. Or get ya party week pass from Base Backpackers.

YELLO! HOURS over the holidays are as follows; Christmas Eve 8am through 1am. Christmas Day 8am until 8pm. New Years Eve 24 hours. All other days 8am until at least 3am, probably later. No holiday surcharges apply (0800) 443 5555.

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

EVERYTHING TO MAKE YOUR GARDEN FLOURISH – at Wanaka Mitre 10.

HOUSING THE STOCK OR THE IMPLEMENTS – Get a shed from Wanaka Mitre 10.

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

NEW SEASON POTATOES, Jersey Bennie & Desiree. Look for the signs on Kennels Lane. Dug daily, phone 027 3241 121 or 443 7211. Will take orders.

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).

RUBY RIDGE: Best of the best at West Meadows. Amazing sections with incredible uninterupted lake and mountain views. Follow the signs from the Lone Star.

FRANCESCA'S PIZZAS. Thursday at Wanaka Farmers Market 4pm - 7pm. Pizza - small $10, large $20. Fran's Special: Mozzarella, tomato, napoli, and edible flowers.

MOTORBIKE FOR SALE: Yamaha TTR 125, 2001 Great Xmas present. $1,600. Ph 443 8824.

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

LARGE WINDOW FOR SALE: second hand, 2.4m long 1.420m high, double glazed, 2 open sashes 480x1390, rimu reveal, tinted glass, bluey/grey aluminium frame. $500 ph 443 6454.

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

UNDERWATER CERAMICS TECHNICIAN. Dishy. How would you describe it? Crazy season temporary position 1 to 22 January.  Hard fast-paced work.Tons of hours. Definitely not a glory job, but the friendly team at Kai will love you for it. We prefer the term "superstar". Please phone Roger on 022 174 1867.

PAINTBALL CENTRAL - $30pp Fun for all ages, 3 fields! Check out our website! www.paintballcentral.co.nz. Ph/text 0274 485 399 to book.

KAYAK "WANDERER" Double. Excellent condition. For sale $800. ph 443 9349 /027 537 8327.

SASANOKI HAS FINALISED WINE LIST with all the magic waters on it after Bruno finished tasting wines, sake & Japanese beer. What a hard job he's got! All this hard work is for you, not for his drinking fun!

FREE 1 HOUR PADDLE BOARD (SUP) rental from Racers Edge, Friday 23rd December. Our Xmas pressie to you. No tricks, no hard sell, simply come try it – you just might like it! www.racersedge.co.nz. Tel: 03 443 7882 to book.

100%COTTON SHEETS King $56 and king single $46.This is a fundraiser for Aspiring Beginnings Early Learning Centre. Great quality sheets at a great price. Contact Maree at flossit@me.com or 027 538 2243.

QUEEN MATTRESS FOR SALE. $50. Phone 029 443 8299.

LODGE MINDER: We are looking for a someone who can look after the Lodge during some weekends and the odd occasion over the summer and also be able to help with cleaning. You will need to have attention to detail, be able to clean to a high standard if required, to be available during the week, have excellent people skills, and be able to live in. Also required is excellent computer skills. Please phone 443 7111 or text 021 650 385.

WHITEBAIT FOR SALE $70 per kg. Phone Greg 0274 272 008.

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).

WEST MEADOWS STAGE 3 sections now completed. Titled and build ready. Follow the signs from The Lone Star.

CHRISTMAS EVE @ MINT BAR starts early with DJ Mox on the decks from 8pm. Don't forget all bars closing @ midnight for Santa.

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.

PERMANENT NIGHT PORTER REQUIRED for Saturday and Sunday nights at Edgewater. Other portering shifts available if required. Applications to Ann Saunders on housekeeping@edgewater.co.nz. 

FOR SALE - SMALL BALES of meadow hay. $4, picked up in paddock. Being baled Thursday. Ring to book, don't miss out. Phone 443 9073 or 0272 437 068.

CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL. Take the hassle out of dumping your Xmas tree. Email us at s.d.schikker@xtra.co.nz and we will collect your tree on the 29th December, $5 per tree. Merry Xmas. Henry, Max and Nico.

BOAT FOR SALE - FI GLASS SCAMP, 1983 with 2002 Yamaha 70hp motor and 1983 Johnson 8 hp auxilary. Great fishing and water skiing boat. $8,000 ono. Phone 03 443 9317.

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

FRIENDS OF ELMSLIE Christmas raffle. Hampers, Elaine Herbert and Sunny Ecroyd. Cake,Tania Richards. Thank you for your support.

RIPPON VINEYARD has just released their first ever vintage of Gamay Noir. Made entirely from the Gamay variety and completely sulphur free. This light red wine is perfect for summer (think Beaujolais). Sample and purchase at the cellar door but get in quick, there's not a lot of it!

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

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

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

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

INFLATABLE TOWS for fun on the lake this summer - 15 designs - Torque Marine phone 443 6404.

TAKE AN EXHILARATING SCENIC TRIKE RIDE - Fun cruise on 3 wheeler for duration to suit you. Phone 0800 555 700. Adventure Wanaka.

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.

RUBYS & LONE STAR "TICKET TREAT" = Dine at the Lone Star and receive $4.00 off a standard Adult Rubys tix per table. Receipt required. How perfect, a meal and a movie!

CAR WANTED. 4WD that can't pass a warrant. Needed for paddock bomp. Got to be free and a runner! Ph 443 6363

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

GENTLE YOGA to tone your body, mind, spirt. Private instruction or classes in Wanaka. Mondays 9.30am and noon and Wednesdays 9.30am. Will create other daytime classes to suit. Phone Jen 443 1672.

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

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.

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.

FLATMATE WANTED. Close to town, great house, sky, wifi, etc. $120 plus bills 027 3218 830.

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE from Wanacleancar. Who wouldn't want a new (looking) car for Christmas? Ph 0210 294 2908 or 443 5772 (message).

 

EYES ON ARDMORE is open every day other than stat days over Christmas/New Year period. Ray Ban, Oakley, Oroton, Guess, Calvin Klein, Coach. Eyes on Ardmore, 80 Ardmore Street, ph 03 443 5103, www.eyesonardmore.co.nz.

JINGLE ALL THE WAY TO the Wanaka Farmers Market. Oh what fun it is to feast! Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

PAMS 2L MILK ONLY $3.90. North's bread 2 for $4.50. Pams groceries available now at Caltex Wanaka's new look convenience store.

NOOK ROAD NURSERY has gift vouchers – perfect for Christmas presents.

GT AVALANCHE XS FOR SALE. Excellent condition $175 ono. Phone Jen 021 254 7772. for details or to view.

PASTAMAKER, DONUTMAKER, letterbox, "Inheritance" by C Paolini, wedgewood tray - All brand new! Piemaker, kwila lazy susan, flat panel mount, fixes TV to wall, rimu jewellery box, waterproof arm/leg cast protector. Also Bokashi bucket wanted. Ph 443 2222/ 021 2011 121

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.

FRIDGE/FREEZER (small F&P) for sale. Suitable drinks $100 Phone 443 6959.

SUMMERTIME RAVE Feat Camo MC, Brassic, Rubix, and  Mr Lee. Christchurch's finest MC's and DJ's go back to back on the 29th December on the Mint Bar stage. Dress up in your beach gear with vodka cruiser giveaways on the door and 2x $50 bar tabs up for grabs for the hottest male or female "Get up". Door charge $5 before 10pm $10 after or pick up your party week pass @ Base Backpackers.

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.

STAINLESS & METAL EXPERTISE Workshop Metalworks...open 4th January again for your convenience. 54 Ballantyne Rd. Industrial gallery of Ernie Maluschnig Sculpture attached to workshop. Browse workshop or www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz.

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

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN  Friday Workers Shout from 5.30pm until 7pm $7.50 quarts, $7.50 jugs, $5 pints, $5 a glass of bubbles or still wine for the girls. Free bar snacks from 5pm until 6pm. Go in the draw to win a Bar Tab. Raffles. Courtesy Coach ph 443 4545. We go to Hawea, Luggate and Wanaka. We will pick you up and take you home.

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.

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

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

MERRY CHRISTMAS WANAKA! Love the Crew at Base x!

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

INFLATABLE STAND UP PADDLE BOARDS for sale. Awesome setup for lake and river missions. Want to try before you buy? I have two boards in Wanaka available for trials/demos. Call or txt Sam 027 309 5437.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN BIG EASY MTB and Mountain Marathon 28 January 2012. Enter online and all information at www.highlandevents.co.nz or phone Ed on 020 7445 1091.

DO YOU LIKE WORKING WITH CHILDREN? Volunteer helpers needed for holiday programme for children 5-13 years. For more information call 443 7799 or visit Community Networks 73 Brownston Street.

LOOKING FOR TRUELY WANAKA GIFTS? At Artisan, 56 Ardmore Street, we have amazing arts and crafts made here in paradise.

YOGA SESSIONS with Carmen (Sadhana Yoga & Ayurveda), during  the holiday break, @ Wanaka Integrated Wellness. Next door to Pembroke Wines on Dungarvon street, starting this Thurs 22/29/5th, 5.45 -7.15pm, casual, drop in sessions, $15, all levels welcome, no bookings required. Come along, enjoy a wind down & be the first to bless the spacious new studio, mats provided if necessary. For info www.thesadhanastudio.com  Phone 443 2202 / 021 0221 5409. Om Shanti 2012.

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

ASPIRING GUIDES - Left your Xmas shopping too late? No problem we do vouchers! Send your loved one on a Wild Walk, or a Mountaineering Course, Ski Touring, or Ice Climbing - anything from 1 to 10 days. Check it out at www.aspiringguides.com, visit us above Relishes Cafe, or call 443 9422.

PLAY POOL FOR FREE at the Lone Star! Come on up to the Summit bar, free pool table, views, outside deck. www.lonestar.co.nz.. Open Daily from 5pm. Closed Christmas Day Phone 443 6901.

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.

DECK YOUR TABLE with Wanaka Farmers Market food! 'Tis the season and all that... Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

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

FOR SALE. WESTINGHOUSE FRIDGE FREEZER model BJ385 frost free 350HS. Excellent condition $450ono. Outside BBQ gas table heater. No bottle $100, new condition. Ph 443 6744.

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.

HO WATERSKI S1 67" includes size 10 exo boots $1,700. Womans Hyperlite Allure 134 wakeboard with standard Eden bindings includes bag. $400. Phone 021 411 566.

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

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.

WANTED CHILDRENS PLAYHOUSE: Family looking for outdoor playhouse and any outdoor play options (trampoline, climbing frame, sandpit). Phone Amanda 021 494 123

FOR RENT  Unfurnished large self contained studio unit. Large sunny balcony with views. Available for long term rent. Would suit a couple or single person. Phone 443 0045.

HOUSEMATES WANTED – to join 2 others in friendly, tidy furnished modern house, in walking distance to town. See trade me #433333637 or call 021 130 1432.

THAI-SIAM IS OPEN EVERYDAY 5-10pm including Christmas Day. No holiday surcharge applied for takeaways. Please phone now for reservations 443 5010. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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.

ORGANIC MANUKA HONEY SKIN CARE, natural zinc based sunscreen, St.Tropez Tanning products, all at Emma For Beauty. Gift Vouchers available ph 443 6392 www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz.

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

CARAVAN FOR SALE suitable for sleep out or whitebait hut. Sleeps 4 has power & gas cooker $1,500 ono ph 027 295 1091.

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

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.

"LEFT OR RIGHT" Live Band @Mint Bar 30th December. Get in early as last time they played we had to lock the party in. Door charge $10 after 10pm $5 before. Get ready to mosh it up.

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.

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.

URBAN GRIND - Check out our sunny rear courtyard and our upstairs bar. Now open next to 4 Square.

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.

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.

WANTED: Mature Suffolk ram to buy. Contact Ginny 027 600 6059.

HIRE-A-BUGGY from $20 per day. Portacots from $15 per day - longer by arrangement. Car seats and babypack also for hire. Big Tums Little Bums, 68 Ardmore St, by the 4 Square Store. Open every day except Christmas Day.

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.

RENTAL HOME WANTED for local professional couple. Must be three bedrooms with ensuite, garage & unfurnished in Wanaka. Phone 021 254 9347.

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.

LONE STAR WANAKA is now a CRT supplier. Come on in, we welcome your CRT card. Phone 443 6901. Open 5 pm daily. Closed Christmas Day. www.lonestar.co.nz

CAR & WALL CELLPHONE CHARGERS now available at Caltex Wanaka. For Nokia, Telstra, I Phones/Pods, Samsung, etc. From $27.99.

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

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.

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

COMPUTER NOT RUNNING like it used to? No worries, call Lukas to get your computer back to its former glory. Phone 021 1184 392.

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.pm starting Jan 2nd. $15 per class. Phone Julian 021 0292 1505 to book or email julianf@xtra.co.nz.

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

CAPTAIN COOK WEANER PIGS for sale $50. Phone 443 7587.

FUN! FUN! FUN! That's the Wanaka Holiday Gala Saturday 7th January at the Showgrounds - Come on down!

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.

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

*PARTY ICE* PARTY ICE* Delivered free of charge (within Wanaka) to your event or party. Call Matt at Lakeside Ice 021 2277 551.

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

HOUSEMATE(S) WANTED! To share with 1 female and super friendly dog! call me 021 1161 272.

JUMP BIKE FOR SALE. Transition trail or park frame. Argyle 318 front shock. Avid juicey 5 brakes front and rear. Revolution rims. Absolutely mint condition. Single speed. $1100. Call or text 021 678 375.

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.

FOR RENT 3 BEDROOM, 2 bathroom unfurnished family home with double garage, and easy care section. Close to local schools. Ph 443 0045.

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

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

RUBYS DUTY MANAGER REQUIRED.  We would love to hear from you if you have your DM certificate, a love for bar work, computer skills, and are a 'people person'. Please come by and drop your CV in to Jordi, beneath the Lone Star 443 6901.

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.

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.

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.

FLATMATE WANTED to share home in Luggate. $110 plus expenses. Cat friendly. Call 443 7112 or txt 027 419 0737.

OFFERING RECONNECTIVE HEALING or the reconnective experience. You can google it. Morning's best. Phone/text 021 0252 9542.

HOUSE FOR RENT HAWEA FLAT  Pet friendly, fully fenced, three bedrooms, $240 per week. Avaliable 1st Feb. Long term 021 666 597 or 443 8641.

METALWORKS: REOPENS 4TH JANUARY, closes 4pm 23rd December. Open 24 hours at www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz. Handrails, balustrades, shelving, staircases, furniture plus, metal expertise in all metals. Browse our workshop 54 Ballantyne or online.

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.

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

MAGGIES WAY - One acre residential sections in West Meadows. Close to town and fully serviced. Great value at $299,000. Follow the signs from the Lone Star or phone Tony Brown for an appointment on 443 6905.

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

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

OPTIMUS GRYME, One of NZ's hottest Dubstep DJ's/Producers is dropping in this New Years and smashing out a night at Mint Bar. Monday 2nd January. Door sales only. $5 before 10pm or $10 after. Or pick up your party week pass from Base Backpackers so ya don't miss out.

SASANOKI WORKING HARD this holiday. We have great chefs who happily cover the holiday period - closed only on Xmas Day and New Years Day. For bookings phone 443 6474.

BALANCE YOUR BODY, re-align & restore with BODYSINC...revolutionary healing system. Heal on going injury & pain. Proven results. www.yogastudiocromwell.com 021 947 056

THE NOMAD FEAT JUNGLE FARI. 28th December @ Mint Bar. One of NZ's favourite DJ/Producers kicks off a massive week at Mint Bar. Along with Jungle Fari these boys look set to get your New Year pumping. $5 Door Charge before 10pm $10 after or pick up ya Party Week pass from Base Backpackers

RAFTERS FOR CHRISTMAS LUNCH. Rafters will be serving a buffet style Christmas lunch between 12pm – 3pm. Bookings are essential. Call 443 0025 or email reception.wanaka@wyn.com for more information.

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.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED Plus Flybuys – at Wanaka Mitre 10.

DISHWASHER Fisher and Paykel Whisper model. Still operating and in excellent condition. Phone 443 8730 after Thursday 22nd December. $375.

BEDS FOR SALE - 1 double futon and 1 single. Good condition. $50 each. Call or txt 022 061 0624.

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.

GRAND MECURE OAKRDIGE RESORT Wanaka requires a chef for immediate start, send CV to chef@oakridge.co.nz or drop it into reception.

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

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

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

BASE IS FILLED TO THE BRIM with amazing Summer fashion for guys and girls from all your fav Kiwi labels, Federation, Lower, Rpm, Huffer, Ketz-Ke MoneyShot and More!

LANDSCAPING FROM PAVERS to pathways - all at Wanaka Mitre 10.

FRIDGE FREEZER FOR SALE. Simpson 396litre, NB400H. Great condition $250 Phone 443 8232 or 027 566 8902.

NOW BRING US SOME FIGGY PUDDING, or better yet, something from the Wanaka Farmers Market, Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

NORTH POLE, ALASKA -  is a small town in the metropolitan area of Fairbanks Alaska. The town 'where the spirit of Christmas lives year round" and the home of Santa Claus House. There are street names like Snowman Lane, Saint Nicholas Drive, Blitzen and Dancer. The lamp posts are like candy sticks and many of the buildings are painted with Christmas colours and designs.

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

SUPER STARS WANTED – Lone Star are looking for some great new staff to join our summer crew. Floor, Bar and Chefs needed. We have some permanent positions available also. Send your CV to nicolas@lonestar.co.nz or drop it into the Lone Star after 5pm.

LIVING WITH CANCER Through the Canlive Trust Liz Malusching is able to offer subsidized counselling support for adults, children and famillies as they adjust to all the life changes involved with cancer and treatment and how these effect family/couple/parent relationships. She can also provide teaching using information from the Gawler Foundation Cancer programme. Please call Liz on 443 1955.

RUBY RIDGE: Best of the best at West Meadows. Amazing sections with incredible uninterupted lake and mountain views. Follow the signs from the Lone Star.

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.

CHEST FREEZER WANTED, large size. Any working condition would be fine. Please phone 443 2703. 

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE from Wanacleancar. Who wouldn't want a new (looking) car for Christmas? Ph 0210 294 2908 or 443 5772 (message).

 

RIPPON VINEYARD'S CELLAR DOOR is open every day (except Christmas day) 11am - 5pm. Come sample our wares and take some home too! Cheese plates also available.

YELLO! ARE OPERATING on Christmas Day but we are likely going to switch off the phones at 8pm. If you had planned on using us later than 8pm on Christmas Day, call us now and we'll see what we can do.

EVERYTHING YOUR PUDDY-TAT ever wanted for Christmas is to be found at Aspiring Vets - doofus dogs, scratchy posts, feather boas and trash can treats - 42C Anderson Road, 443 7262.

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

LADIES WE STILL HAVE PRE-CHRISTMAS appointments available for beauty treatments and men we have Christmas vouchers available for your lady at Nirvana Retreat, now in Central Wanaka! Phone 443 2242 or 021 464 527 Open for pampering 27th-31st & 2nd onwards!!

 

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

MATTRESSES & BED BASES for sale. Top quality brand new mattresses (Sample stock to clear) Super King, King, Queen, King singles x 2 Single x 2, New bed bases 2 x Single. Split Super king bed base. (New). Ph 029 443 8299

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN Workers Shout on the 22nd of December from 4.30 pm. Book now for your workers. Free BBQ, Spot prizes. Courtesy Coach ph 443 4545. We go to Hawea, Luggate and Wanaka. We will pick you up and take you home.

BOYS MOUNTAIN BIKE 24" TREK. Barely used and now outgrown. Excellent condition $290. Girls Mountain Bike 24" Trek. Again in excellent condition and not used more than a couple of times, $290. Bunk beds, wooden, dark stain with mattresses. Near new $150. Phone: Margot on 443 6688 or 021 1486 939.

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

MINT BAR opening at Midnight on Christmas Day. So if you haven't had too much egg nog head in and dance off your Christmas lunch....

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

HOLY SMOKE WHAT DO I BUY them for Xmas? Get them a Lone Star voucher and hopefully they'll take you out! Good times guaranteed. 50 Cardrona Valley Road. Open 7 days a week. www.lonestar.co.nz.

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.

SUMMERDAZE FESTIVAL 2012, 31 Dec '11 – 31 Jan '12. Check out the action packed calendar of events and come and join us for the festivities. Visit www.summerdaze.co.nz.

NORTH POLE - There is no land beneath the ice of the North Pole. 

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

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.

MCGREGORS FACTORY SHOP on Frederick street will be closing for the Xmas period and will re-open on 9th January 2012. Last day of trade will be this Friday 23rd. The other two shops will only be closed on Xmas day. Bernie, Rilla, Julia and all the McGregors team wish you all well over the Xmas and New Year break and may your holidays be filled with lots of fun and laughter. Thank you all who have suported McGregors through out 2011.

CHAPTER 5.......wishes all their customers a Safe and Happy Xmas and a big "Thankyou" for being wonderful loyal customers. Joanne.Nikki and Claudia XXX

MOBILE PHONE ACCESSORIES now available at Caltex Wanaka. Wall chargers, vehicle chargers, headphones, etc. From $16.99 at Caltex.

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.

FREE 1 HOUR PADDLE BOARD (SUP) rental from Racers Edge, Friday 23rd December. Our Xmas pressie to you. No tricks, no hard sell, simply come try it – you just might like it! www.racersedge.co.nz. Tel: 03 443 7882 to book.

THE GIFT OF SONG! Singing, songwriting, piano and guitar lessons now available for next term. Limited spaces, filling fast. Would make great Christmas presents. Call Diana 021 400 857 or email wanakamusiccentre@gmail.com.

FOR SALE. WESTINGHOUSE FRIDGE FREEZER model BJ385 frost free 350HS. Excellent condition $450ono. Outside BBQ gas table heater. No bottle $100, new condition. Ph 443 6744.

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.

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.

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.

OPTOMETRIST DANIELLE PRETTY along with her team at Eyes on Ardmore would like to wish her patients a fantastic festive season, and pass on a heartfelt thank you for her patients ongoing support of the local business. Eyes on Ardmore is open every day other than stat days over Christmas/New Year. Eyes on Ardmore ph 03 443 5103 www.eyesonardmore.co.nz.

BOOK-A-RIDE: Wanaka - Queenstown - Wanaka - daily shuttle. Departs Wanaka 6am to Queenstown Airport or CBD returning 6pm to Wanaka. $25 p/p includes Luggate. Sunday to Friday service. Contact "Spud" on 021 443 018 to book.

WHITEBAIT FOR XMAS - West Coast whitebait frozen in 250g packs, only $55 kg. Phone 03 750 0769 or 027 492 2942.

WANTED ALUMINIUM SLIDING DOOR and frame approx 2030mmH x 1980mmW. Ph 443 8552 or 021 242 4911.

2 RUBY RIDGE fully renovated four bedroom strawbale home with fantastic views down the lake. To be auctioned 5 February 2012. Open for viewing by appointment. Call Tony Brown on 443 6905 or your local real estate agent.

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.

FOR SALE OUTBOARD 15HP Mercury and tank. Excellent order $1,400, Rifle .308 Bruno scoped $650. Ph 021 0274 5923.

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

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.

'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.

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.

WANTING TO BUY JUICER. Call 027 229 8403.

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

ROOMS FOR RENT in new house in Hawea. One large double with ensuite and w.i.r. One room for a single person. Phone 027 8410 879 or 443 5132 after 6.30pm

HO WATERSKI S1 67" includes size 10 exo boots $1,700. Womans Hyperlite Allure 134 wakeboard with standard Eden bindings includes bag. $400. Phone 021 411 566.

PADDLE BOARDS are now available to rent at Wanaka Kayaks, on the lake front oppsite Subway. ph 0800 926 925. Open every day.

PONY FOR SALE. Grey Arab mare, 17yrs, 14.1hh $3,800. Only selling as have too many horses. Contact Debbie ph 443 6363.

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

SWEDISH DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE. 1hr just $40, 1 1/4hr $50. Four years experience. Evenings, weekends O.K. Ph/text 021 0252 9542.

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.

CHRISTMAS SERVICE LAKE HAWEA Baptist Housechurch meets Christmas Day 10am, 23 Charles Court. Simple, informal celebration. All welcome. Ph 443 4499.

SAILZ LAKE HAWEA General Store and Takeaways. Open 7 days until 9pm. Pizza, Burgers and Fish & Chips. Sailz can be bothered when you can not! Merry Christmas.

PARTLY FURNISHED THREE BEDROOM FLAT to rent. Close to town, long term. Most suitable adults. No animals.  Double glazed, heat pump. Phone 021 636 159 or 443 4986.

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

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.

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

ASHRAF'S INDIAN AND KASHMIRI RESTAURANT for the greatest Indian food in N.Z. Really authentic north Indian flavours. We are open 7 days from 5pm. No surcharge on public holidays. Fully licenced and BYO. Bookings recommended at 2 Brownston St. Phone 443 1073.

WEST MEADOWS stage one sections reduced to $199,000. Elevated north facing and close to town. Follow the signs from The Lone Star or phone Tony Brown 443 6905 for an appointment.

RICH THE CABINETMAKER. For all your furniture, joinery and cabinet needs. Phone 0275 263 695 AH 443 8951. View online at www.tinyurl.com/richwanaka.

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.

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.

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: "San-sai" (sun-sigh) meaning "three years old". Sasanoki turns three on Thursday 22nd of December. We will continue offering the real Japanese experience to you. Thank you Wanaka!

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

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

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

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.

INFLATABLE TOWS for fun on the lake this summer - 15 designs - Torque Marine phone 443 6404.

KEEP AN EYE OUT for the Flower Depot landrover selling freshly cut flowers this Christmas and New Year.

NEW YEARS MUSIC FESTIVAL PARTY PASS. Buy it now from Base Backpackers only $30 for 5 epic nights of DJ's and Bands over New Years @ Mint Bar. Nomad feat Jungle Fari (28th) Summertime Rave (29th) Left Or Right (30th) New Years Eve Party (31st) and Optimus Grime (Mon 2nd) tickets all included plus a 2 for 1 drink voucher for every night (Value $34). Great xmas present... Only 50 available.

CARAVAN AND MOTORHOME REPAIRS, renovations, parts and accessories. Wiring, rust, coachwork. Mobile service available. Overland Engineering phone 022 097 4596.

HOUSE FOR SALE, 56 TENBY ST. Large price reduction. Brand new high spec three bedroom alpine chalet on a 456m2 section that Bullock creek runs through. 200m from town centre and lake front with easy access to the golf course. $500,000. For more information view Trademe, listing No. 425152780 or Phone 021 766 904.

EYES ON ARDMORE is open every day other than stat days over Christmas/New Year period. Ray Ban, Oakley, Oroton, Guess, Calvin Klein, Coach. Eyes on Ardmore, 80 Ardmore Street, ph 03 443 5103, www.eyesonardmore.co.nz.

LAKE FISHING AND CRUISING - Treat the family to a special day on the lake with Davy of Adventure Wanaka. Phone 0800 555 700.

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

WANAKA'S NEWEST LAUNDROMAT NOW OPEN at Caltex. 6am to 11pm daily. Oversize washer and dryer for bedding and curtains. Caltex.

ORGANIC CHOCOLATE INFUSED TREATMENTS offered at Emma For Beauty. Gift vouchers available. phone 443 6392 www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz.

FROM HORSE AND CHICKEN FEED to Dog Tucker – get it from Wanaka Mitre 10.

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

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

LONE STAR WANAKA is now a CRT supplier. Come on in, we welcome your CRT card. Phone 443 6901. Open 5 pm daily. Closed Christmas Day. www.lonestar.co.nz

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

RUBYS LATE NIGHT BAR  Amazing Taxi prices! The late licence! The place to dance! Delicious cocktails & boutique beers! Come and see and play in style. Under the Lone Star.

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

FA LA LA LA LA! The Wanaka Farmers Market hopes your holiday is delicious! Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

RABBIT PASS - Join us for this challenging 4 day trek in the 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 5 to 8 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.

FABULOUS FOOD, FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY - the Wanaka Showgrounds are the only place to be on Saturday 7th, January 11am until 2pm. See you there!

WANAKA TYRES & AUTOMOTIVE will be open right through holidays (except 26th, 27th Dec, 2nd and 3rd Jan). Call 443 1755. Wof's for cars, trailers & bikes!

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

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

DEAR DOGGIE SANTA ...... can I please have for Christmas, a big bone, a squeaky toy and a frisbee. P.S.They're all available from Aspiring Vets, 42C Anderson Road 443-7262.

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.

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

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 and ceramic, from $95 to $30,000.

MOTORBIKE FOR SALE: Honda CRF 150F, 2005. Great reliable bike for smaller riders or youth $2,800. Phone 443 8824.

LARGE WINDOW FOR SALE: second hand, 2.4m long 1.420m high, double glazed, 2 open sashes 480x1390, rimu reveal, tinted glass, bluey/grey aluminium frame. $500 ph 443 6454.

FLATMATE WANTED. Close to town, great house, sky, wifi, etc. $120 plus bills 027 3218 830.

COME AND STRAP YOURSELF TO A BEAUTIFUL STRANGER this Christmas and New Year and see for yourself why Skydive Wanaka is your local Tourism Award winning operation - There is no place more beautiful to Skydive than Lake Wanaka 443 7207.

GRIEVING THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE? Need some help to get through it? Women's Support can support by listening and/or referring you to a confidential professional person who can help. Phone 443 1448.

PLAY POOL FOR FREE at the Lone Star! Come on up to the Summit bar, free pool table, views, outside deck. www.lonestar.co.nz.. Open Daily from 5pm. Closed Christmas Day Phone 443 6901.

MARINA BERTH FOR SALE. Sort after, more sheltered inside berth. Call Jarrod on 027 251 2007 for further information.

OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE from $100.00 per week. 20m2 or 15m2. Centrally located @ 99 Ardmore. Fully fitted inc telecom & network cabled. Heat pump/air con. Phone 443 8299.

CLEANER. Terrible hours but decent pay and complimentary Supreme Kai coffee. Every Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday 6-8am, commencing Tuesday 27th. Please phone Roger on 022 174 1867.

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

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.

$10 & $12 TEE SHIRTS.  Assortment of ladies and mens cotton tees. Also in store, fashion children's wear, socks and jewellery. The Merino Story Brownston Street.

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.

KIDS BIG DAY OUT says a big thanks to Mitre10, Hirequip, Hammer n Nail and all the great parents who helped make it a great day!

NEW SEASON POTATOES, Jersey Bennie & Desiree. Look for the signs on Kennels Lane. Dug daily, phone 027 3241 121 or 443 7211. Will take orders.

TO RENT. Two bedroom furnished flat. Short or long term. Available from 28th Dec. Phone 443 4984 or 027 443 8864.

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.

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.

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

FOOD IS A VEHICLE FOR FUN, a vehicle for conversation. For great coffee and great food in casual surroundings, drop in and re-fuel at Urban Grind. Now open from 8.30am until 11pm. Next to 4 Square.

JUMP BIKE FOR SALE. Transition trail or park frame. Argyle 318 front shock. Avid juicey 5 brakes front and rear. Revolution rims. Absolutely mint condition. Single speed. $1100. Call or text 021 678 375.

URBAN GRIND - Check out our sunny rear courtyard and our upstairs bar. Now open next to 4 Square.

LOOKING FOR TRUELY WANAKA GIFTS? At Artisan, 56 Ardmore Street, we have amazing arts and crafts made here in paradise.

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

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

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

WANTED - Mt Aspiring girl's uniform in good order please. Phone 021 900 665.

OUTDOOR FURNITURE (rattan) now in Wanaka. Very impressive look and price. Five piece lounge suites and two people round loungers. Ph 027 242 9622 to view. Perfect timing for Christmas.

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

LAND DEVELOPMENT Surveying, resource management planning. Southern Land CKL offers a comprehensive land development package. Phone 443 5577. 24 Dungarvon Street, Wanaka.

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL New Years Gig Guide. 29th Dec Freddy Fudd Pucker Duo. 30th Dec Taos Aotearoa Reggae Rock Dub Dance with DJ Messen Jah $10 31st Dec Local Dj's (tbc) followed by Hob Nail Boots Explosive Irish Folk Pop $20 2nd Jan Two Stroke'N Play after the rodeo. For more info call 443 1224.

MASSAGE VOUCHERS! We can email them out to you! No queuing or running around. Give a gift of a 'Simply Good Massage' from Massage in Wanaka. Phone 443 8448. Purchase online at www.massageinwanaka.co.nz. Established since 1992 for professional massage without the spa price.

FOR RENT 2 BEDROOM FLAT. Newly renovated in quiet, established area. One huge bedroom, one double. Fully furnished. Wireless internet. $260pw. ph 443 6321 or 0275 345 465.

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY HOUSE RENTAL 21-30 Dec. www.holidayhomes.co.nz #14088. Three queen bedrooms, pet friendly, gated garden, internet, $180/ night, 021 253 8213

JAPANESE COOKING CLASSES! January menu:Tempra/Soba & Udon-cold-noodles. Nice & cool on a hot day. Great menu for Vegetarians, too. For more info:443 1232. Merry Christmas from Yumi&Aya/japanese. cuisine.wanaka@gmail.com

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

SANTA HAS INSISTED the Sailz Staff have the 25th off. Sailz Lake Hawea will be closed on Christmas day. Merry Christmas to all our customers, thanks for your support during 2011.

NEW YEARS EVE PARTY @ Mint Bar with Mistress Cheese and Dolecheque back to back all night. All the party anthems from the last 4 decades and heaps of surprises on the night. Door charge $5 before 10pm $10 after. Or get ya party week pass from Base Backpackers.

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

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.

MENS DENIM ON SALE 30% OFF All mens denim, jackets and selected footwear. CHOP SHOP. shop 3 Pembroke Mall.

THE AGM OF THE LUGGATE Community Association will be held in the Luggate hall at 11a.m. on Saturday 7th January 2012. Agenda: 1.To receive the annual report. 2.Election of Officers and Committee. 3.Consider Notice of Motion to alter the Constitution to change the LCA southern boundary area to include residents between the Albert Burn bridge on S.H.6 Queensberry and Luggate. 4.General business. Members of the public welcome but must be Community Assn members to be allowed to vote on issues concerning the Association.

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.

THAI-SIAM IS OPEN EVERYDAY 5-10pm including Christmas Day. No holiday surcharge applied for takeaways. Please phone now for reservations 443 5010. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

RURAL OR TOWN – your fencing requirements are at Wanaka Mitre 10.

SUNGLASSES galore at BASE! Electric, Oakley, Smith VZ and more.....BASE have got you covered!

SOULFOOD SUMMER SALAD SELECTION every week day. 74 Ardmore Street, open from 8am, seven days. (Closed 25th & 26th December).

PADDLE BOARDS are now available to rent at Wanaka Kayaks, on the lake front oppsite Subway. ph 0800 926 925. Open every day.

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

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.

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.

HOUSEMATES WANTED – to join 2 others in friendly, tidy furnished modern house, in walking distance to town. See trade me #433333637 or call 021 130 1432.

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

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.

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

DUTY MANAGER - F/T. Shifts include w/e's, days, evenings. D.M. certificate essential. Must have min. of 2years hospitality experience. Competant and able to cover chef shifts when required. Knowledge of DCI cinema system an advantage. Please email abccinema@xtra.co.nz for details or to send in your CV. Thanks Calum.

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.

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.

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

YOGA SESSIONS with Carmen (Sadhana Yoga & Ayurveda), during  the holiday break, @ Wanaka Integrated Wellness. Next door to Pembroke Wines on Dungarvon street, starting this Thurs 22/29/5th, 5.45 -7.15pm, casual, drop in sessions, $15, all levels welcome, no bookings required. Come along, enjoy a wind down & be the first to bless the spacious new studio, mats provided if necessary. For info www.thesadhanastudio.com  Phone 443 2202 / 021 0221 5409. Om Shanti 2012.

OPTOMETRIST DANIELLE PRETTY along with her team at Eyes on Ardmore would like to wish her patients a fantastic festive season, and pass on a heartfelt thank you for her patients ongoing support of the local business. Eyes on Ardmore is open every day other than stat days over Christmas/New Year. Eyes on Ardmore ph 03 443 5103 www.eyesonardmore.co.nz.

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

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

RURAL OR TOWN – your fencing requirements are at Wanaka Mitre 10.

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

NEW SEASON POTATOES, Jersey Bennie & Desiree. Look for the signs on Kennels Lane. Dug daily, phone 027 3241 121 or 443 7211. Will take orders.

CONTRARY TO POPULAR BELIEF SANTA CLAUS doesn't live at the North Pole. There is a village at the North Pole used by scientists and explorers for at least half the year. The population is about 150.

MASSAGE VOUCHERS! We can email them out to you! No queuing or running around. Give a gift of a 'Simply Good Massage' from Massage in Wanaka. Phone 443 8448. Purchase online at www.massageinwanaka.co.nz. Established since 1992 for professional massage without the spa price.

JOIN VISITING FAMILY & FRIENDS at Puzzling World without paying full price each time - "PUZZLING PASS" Order on-line or in shop.

BUILDERS/LANDSCAPERS - Need an extra pair of hands, even for just the day? Call Nick, the local labourer on 021 432 256.

EVERYTHING TO MAKE YOUR GARDEN FLOURISH – at Wanaka Mitre 10.

WEST MEADOWS stage one sections reduced to $199,000. Elevated north facing and close to town. Follow the signs from The Lone Star or phone Tony Brown 443 6905 for an appointment.

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

TAKE AN EXHILARATING SCENIC TRIKE RIDE - Fun cruise on 3 wheeler for duration to suit you. Phone 0800 555 700. Adventure Wanaka.

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

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

A RARE OPPORTUNITY..... has arisen at Elmslie House, for a permanent caregiver. Seven nightshifts/fortnight, alternating weekends. Grab the chance to be part of this dedicated and caring team. Experience or qualifications a definite advantage. Applications close January 1st, 2012. Contact: Nina on 443 7899 or ninal@psotago.org.nz for further information and application pack.

SASANOKI'S BENTO BOX, more precisely called "Shokado bento" (show-car-dough-ben-tow) is the new addition to our menu. With all the Japanese goodies you can think of, beautifully arranged in one container, what more can you want? Available for only $28, your evening dining is enhanced at Sasanoki. Ph 443 6474.

QUALIFIED NANNY/BABYSITTER available afternoons and evenings. Contact Philly 021 034 4229.

20% OFF ALL PLANTS at Nook Road Nursery, December only. Includes beautiful bushy Rata plants full of flower buds which would make excellent Christmas trees.

BABYSITTER AVAILABLE from 26th Dec - 29th Jan. Local senior college girl. Call Whitney 021 229 7524.

LONE STAR WANAKA is now a CRT supplier. Come on in, we welcome your CRT card. Phone 443 6901. Open 5 pm daily. Closed Christmas Day. www.lonestar.co.nz

YELLO! TOP TIPS for getting a cab on New Year's Eve: 1) If you have a long journey, book now. 2) If you need to be picked up in town, try to make your pick-up point somewhere away from the crowds. 3) Please be ready to go at the time you booked, we won't have time to wait for you to finish doing your hair & lippy on the 31st... sorry.  We'll do our best to make sure everyone gets home safely. Have an awesome holiday season from everyone at yello!

MOTORBIKE FOR SALE: Yamaha TTR 125, 2001 Great Xmas present. $1,600. Ph 443 8824.

MASSAGE THERAPY AVAILABLE 7 DAYS, clinic and mobile service. 'Simply Good Massage' without the spa price.  Tailored massage from professional, experienced therapists. Centrally located, easy parking, eftpos. Phone Massage in Wanaka 443 8448 www.massageinwanaka.co.nz.  Established since 1992.

SOCCER COACHING CAMP with All White Andy Boyens and other professional players. 11 and 12 January 2012 at Aspiring College. $80. Email Boyenssoccercoaching@hotmail.com or ring 443 9711. Only few spots left.

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.

LOUIS IS BACK ON DECK with his newly patched up ticker and is raring to go! A Big Thank You for all the amazing support from our family and friends, it really made all the difference. A special thank you to the paediatric cardiology team @ Starship, Jill McKie, Sue Evans from central Otago@ Heart and supporting families, Mark & Andrew and the hugely talented team at Wanaka Medical Centre, DD, Adair, Sandra, Phoebe, Caroline H, Hadders, Waynos, Bash, Henry/Amanda, Mingo/Suz, Boder/Jo, Rosie, Richard, Angela & Clyde @ Footsteps, Marvellous Montessori team, team @ MoH, Karen @ MoE, Sue Weir, Suzi, Jules and of course the exceptionally wonderful Dorset Wilson Clan. We Did It!! Lots of Love xx

SUBARU LEGACY, 250T, 1998, non turbo, auto, station wagon, advanti mags, abs brakes, 170,000kms. Trademe listing 433708434. Phone 0212 491 791. $5,250 ono.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED Plus Flybuys – at Wanaka Mitre 10.

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.

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

RUBYS & LONE STAR "TICKET TREAT" = Dine at the Lone Star and receive $4.00 off a standard Adult Rubys tix per table. Receipt required. How perfect, a meal and a movie!

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

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

WE ARE CURRENTLY RECRUITING experienced room attendants to join our team. We need well presented, dependable people with a positive attitude to join our team for a minimum of 3 months. Fill in an application at Oakridge Resort or email your CV to housesuper@oakridge.co.nz.

LARGE EMPTY TRAILER travelling Wanaka to Te Anau on January 9th. Have something to go? Please contact Paul on 021 056 9146.

ST. TROPEZ THE WORLDS BEST TAN. Spray tan treatments available at Emma for Beauty! Sun kissed, glowing. Beautiful! 443 6392 www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz.

OPTIMUS GRYME, One of NZ's hottest Dubstep DJ's/Producers is dropping in this New Years and smashing out a night at Mint Bar. Monday 2nd January. Door sales only. $5 before 10pm or $10 after. Or pick up your party week pass from Base Backpackers so ya don't miss out.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN THURSDAY. Ace of Spades Jack Pot is up to $200. 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 ph 443 4545. We go to Hawea, Luggate and Wanaka. We will pick you up and take you home.

VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS and New Year Wanaka and Wanaka region - thank you so very much for all your amazing support and bookings and referrals - we are so lucky to be skydiving in the most beautiful community and place in the world! Phone 443 7207.

WASHING MACHINE wanted to buy....anyone got a washing machine we can buy? Call 021 443 992.

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.

MOUNT BARKER STALL at Farmers Market this Thursday. Delicious local walnuts. Great in salads, turkey stuffing. Plus organically grown vegetables.

PONY FOR SALE. Grey Arab mare, 17yrs, 14.1hh $3,800. Only selling as have too many horses. Contact Debbie ph 443 6363.

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

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

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

RIPPON VINEYARD'S CELLAR DOOR is open every day (except Christmas day) 11am - 5pm. Come sample our wares and take some home too! Cheese plates also available.

FOR SALE -Trampoline 3.2x2.3mtr $200, 2 Kayaks + life jacket $150 & $200, Pool table 2.1x1.1mtr $400, Catamaran on trailer $500. Ph 027 276 3932.

GRAND MECURE OAKRDIGE RESORT Wanaka requires a chef for immediate start, send CV to chef@oakridge.co.nz or drop it into reception.

BOOKS – PUZZLES, CONUNDRUMS, MATHS, ILLUSION ART with over 150 titles the shop at Puzzling World has all ages and tastes covered.

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

CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL. Take the hassle out of dumping your Xmas tree. Email us at s.d.schikker@xtra.co.nz and we will collect your tree on the 29th December, $5 per tree. Merry Xmas. Henry, Max and Nico.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CUSTOMER SHOWER AVAILABLE NOW at Caltex. Open 6am to 11pm daily, for your convenience.

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.

NEW YEARS MUSIC FESTIVAL PARTY PASS. Buy it now from Base Backpackers only $30 for 5 epic nights of DJ's and Bands over New Years @ Mint Bar. Nomad feat Jungle Fari (28th) Summertime Rave (29th) Left Or Right (30th) New Years Eve Party (31st) and Optimus Grime (Mon 2nd) tickets all included plus a 2 for 1 drink voucher for every night (Value $34). Great xmas present... Only 50 available.

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

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.

PLAY POOL FOR FREE at the Lone Star! Come on up to the Summit bar, free pool table, views, outside deck. www.lonestar.co.nz.. Open Daily from 5pm. Closed Christmas Day Phone 443 6901.

FULLY ASSEMBLED modern display Kitchen for sale. Suit new house build or renovation project. Sample unit for clearance $5,000 Ph 021 674 918

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.

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

INFLATABLE STAND UP PADDLE BOARDS for sale. Awesome setup for lake and river missions. Want to try before you buy? I have two boards in Wanaka available for trials/demos. Call or txt Sam 027 309 5437.

SHOP LOCAL AT SAILZ, Lake Hawea General Store. Fresh Fruit & vegies, new potatoes and BBQ supplies.

FROM HORSE AND CHICKEN FEED to Dog Tucker – get it from Wanaka Mitre 10.

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

REGALE CHRISTMAS LILLIES available all this week at Caltex Wanaka. We have both North/South Island Xmas lillies fresh in.

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.

RUBYS LATE NIGHT BAR  Amazing Taxi prices! The late licence! The place to dance! Delicious cocktails & boutique beers! Come and see and play in style. Under the Lone Star.

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

CASUAL FOH STAFF needed at Botswana Butchery. Please hand CVs in down Post Office Lane or phone 443 6745.

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME offering lots of fun for children 5-13 years old. 9 January - 27 January. Ruby Island adventure, wild west day, superhero day, arts and crafts day and much more. Visit www.communitynetworks.co.nz for information and bookings or call into Community Networks 73 Brownston Street.

RELISHES WILL BE CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY and Boxing day. Sorry for any inconvience, have a great Christmas and see you from 7am on the 27th December.

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

LAKE HAWEA HOTEL New Years Gig Guide. 29th Dec Freddy Fudd Pucker Duo. 30th Dec Taos Aotearoa Reggae Rock Dub Dance with DJ Messen Jah $10 31st Dec Local Dj's (tbc) followed by Hob Nail Boots Explosive Irish Folk Pop $20 2nd Jan Two Stroke'N Play after the rodeo. For more info call 443 1224.

CUTE KITTENS FREE to good home. Can leave mother cat in 2 weeks. Call 021 1900 818 to come and see.

EXPANDED AUTOMOTIVE DEPARTMENT open now at Caltex Wanaka. Filters, bulbs, marine supplies, oils, fluids, batteries, car care and more. Caltex.

FOR SALE: DOUBLE BED $150, queen bed $180. Both have base and mattress. Specialised BMX $250. Milazo mountain bike $30. Phone 443 1356.

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.

LODGE MINDER: We are looking for a someone who can look after the Lodge during some weekends and the odd occasion over the summer and also be able to help with cleaning. You will need to have attention to detail, be able to clean to a high standard if required, to be available during the week, have excellent people skills, and be able to live in. Also required is excellent computer skills. Please phone 443 7111 or text 021 650 385.

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

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

FOR RENT 4 BEDROOM, 2 bathroom family home, newly decorated, sunny with log fire, private fully fenced garden. Ph 443 0045.

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. Ph 443 4545.

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.

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

MOTORBIKE FOR SALE: Honda CRF 150F, 2005. Great reliable bike for smaller riders or youth $2,800. Phone 443 8824.

COMPUTER NOT RUNNING like it used to? No worries, call Lukas to get your computer back to its former glory. Phone 021 1184 392.

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

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.

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

LAKE FISHING AND CRUISING - Treat the family to a special day on the lake with Davy of Adventure Wanaka. Phone 0800 555 700.

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.

FOOD IS A VEHICLE FOR FUN, a vehicle for conversation. For great coffee and great food in casual surroundings, drop in and re-fuel at Urban Grind. Now open from 8.30am until 11pm. Next to 4 Square.

THAI-SIAM IS OPEN EVERYDAY 5-10pm including Christmas Day. No holiday surcharge applied for takeaways. Please phone now for reservations 443 5010. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE from Wanacleancar. Who wouldn't want a new (looking) car for Christmas? Ph 0210 294 2908 or 443 5772 (message).

 

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

FOR SALE Two light green lazy boy chairs and matching three window seats. Offers Saturday 24th, 2 The Terraces.

POTTERY, PRINTS, PUKEKOS, wood, wool and more. Some of the uniquely handmade arts at Artisans Co-operative Studio, 56 Ardmore Street.

RELAXATION & REVITALISATION TREATMENT, injury healing & pain relief. Hypnotherapy, Reiki, ThetaHealing, Chinese Energetics & BodySinc. Proven Results. www.yogastudiocromwell.com 021947056

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

HAVAIANAS – BASE has the biggest range of Havaianas around...with a couple of brand new men's styles there is something for everyone, and they fit in a stocking perfectly!

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

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.

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.

SUPER STARS WANTED – Lone Star are looking for some great new staff to join our summer crew. Floor, Bar and Chefs needed. We have some permanent positions available also. Send your CV to nicolas@lonestar.co.nz or drop it into the Lone Star after 5pm.

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.

CHRISTMAS EVE @ MINT BAR starts early with DJ Mox on the decks from 8pm. Don't forget all bars closing @ midnight for Santa.

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

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.

KAYAK "WANDERER" Double. Excellent condition. For sale $800. ph 443 9349 /027 537 8327.

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.

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

HOUSING THE STOCK OR THE IMPLEMENTS – Get a shed from Wanaka Mitre 10.

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.

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.

MOUNTAIN HORSE SPORTIVE Hi-Rider black leather boots, very good condition. Full zip back, Eur 39, US 6, UK5.5. For sale $200 ph 021 443 173.

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.

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

FLOWER DEPOT LANDROVER pop-up flower truck. Peonies, lilys etc. Farmers Market appearances Thursdays Pembroke Park - other days anywhere anytime - look out for us!

FABULOUS FOOD, FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY - the Wanaka Showgrounds are the only place to be on Saturday 7th, January 11am until 2pm. See you there!

100%COTTON SHEETS King $56 and king single $46.This is a fundraiser for Aspiring Beginnings Early Learning Centre. Great quality sheets at a great price. Contact Maree at flossit@me.com or 027 538 2243.

FOR SALE: Table and six chairs $100. Futon $40, Brand new wakeboard and binding $650 and more! Phone 021 114 0061.

BUSY OVER THE HOLIDAYS? You need Holly to do your chores, run errands, babysitting, cleaning or odd jobs? Responsible, honest and reliable, 18 year old uni student. $13.50 hour. Call Holly on 443 2676.

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

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

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

HOLY SMOKE WHAT DO I BUY them for Xmas? Get them a Lone Star voucher and hopefully they'll take you out! Good times guaranteed. 50 Cardrona Valley Road. Open 7 days a week. www.lonestar.co.nz.

"LEFT OR RIGHT" Live Band @Mint Bar 30th December. Get in early as last time they played we had to lock the party in. Door charge $10 after 10pm $5 before. Get ready to mosh it up.

THIERRY HUET PHOTOGRAPHY PRESENTS "Nouvelle France" Art Photography Exhibition. Little Gallery, Little Brown House, Little Street. Free Entry.

RIPPON VINEYARD has just released their first ever vintage of Gamay Noir. Made entirely from the Gamay variety and completely sulphur free. This light red wine is perfect for summer (think Beaujolais). Sample and purchase at the cellar door but get in quick, there's not a lot of it!

GALLERY 33 at 33 Helwick St. One stop Christmas shopping - All budgets. Gift vouchers available. View artists/jewellers work online: www.gallery33.co.nz.

ADD JOY TO YOUR WORLD with holiday treats from the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm, Pembroke Park.

NORTH POLE - THERE'S ONLY ONE SANTA, but 2 north poles. The terrestial pole is a fixed point where all the lines of longitude begin. The magnetic pole is one to which magnetic field is affected by its own molten core and charged particles flung out by the sun.

PERMANENT NIGHT PORTER REQUIRED for Saturday and Sunday nights at Edgewater. Other portering shifts available if required. Applications to Ann Saunders on housekeeping@edgewater.co.nz. 

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

FOR SALE: Child's Water skis with rope - $50, beautiful cream 3 seater couch $80, cream chair $20, Chaise Lounge $350. Call Liz on 443 1955.

BOYS MOUNTAIN BIKE 24" TREK. Barely used and now outgrown. Excellent condition $290. Girls Mountain Bike 24" Trek. Again in excellent condition and not used more than a couple of times, $290. Bunk beds, wooden, dark stain with mattresses. Near new $150. Phone: Margot on 443 6688 or 021 1486 939.

SUMMERTIME RAVE Feat Camo MC, Brassic, Rubix, and  Mr Lee. Christchurch's finest MC's and DJ's go back to back on the 29th December on the Mint Bar stage. Dress up in your beach gear with vodka cruiser giveaways on the door and 2x $50 bar tabs up for grabs for the hottest male or female "Get up". Door charge $5 before 10pm $10 after or pick up your party week pass @ Base Backpackers.

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.

TROPICAL AQUARIUM 75cm Complete, includes pump, heater, flourescent lights, gravel, test kit, fish food and much more. All you need are the fish $150 the lot. Ph 443 8152.

CHRISTMAS BY THE LAKE'S planning team thanks everyone who made the event possible... cast, crew, carolling angels, animal owners, and local businesses who lent their support. And thanks to all who joined us for a very special community celebration. Merry Christmas from the Combined Churches and QLDC!! P.S. lost property with police.

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

TUCKER "JUST FISH" will be on holiday from Christmas for a couple of weeks returning 11/1/12. He would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and safe New Year.

RAFTERS FOR CHRISTMAS LUNCH. Rafters will be serving a buffet style Christmas lunch between 12pm – 3pm. Bookings are essential. Call 443 0025 or email reception.wanaka@wyn.com for more information.

"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.

CHOP SHOP Clothing Boutique & Espresso Bar. Shop 3 Pembroke Mall, ph 443 8297.

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.

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

NEED A CAB? Call the mellow yello! taxi fellows. (0800) 443 5555.

WANAKA TYRES & AUTOMOTIVE will be open right through holidays (except 26th, 27th Dec, 2nd and 3rd Jan). Call 443 1755. Wof's for cars, trailers & bikes!

WEST MEADOWS STAGE 3 sections now completed. Titled and build ready. Follow the signs from The Lone Star.

FUN! FUN! FUN! That's the Wanaka Holiday Gala Saturday 7th January at the Showgrounds - Come on down!

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.

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.

COMBO WATER SKIS at the great price of $295 - get into Torque Marine while stocks last. Phone 443 6404.

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.

MAGGIES WAY - One acre residential sections in West Meadows. Close to town and fully serviced. Great value at $299,000. Follow the signs from the Lone Star or phone Tony Brown for an appointment on 443 6905.

CONE ICE CREAMS ONLY $2.80 at Caltex, all summer long.

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

EYES ON ARDMORE is open every day other than stat days over Christmas/New Year period. Ray Ban, Oakley, Oroton, Guess, Calvin Klein, Coach. Eyes on Ardmore, 80 Ardmore Street, ph 03 443 5103, www.eyesonardmore.co.nz.