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21 March 2012



MANUKA HONEY BENEFITS. Calm and soothes inflamed skin, sanitize, prevent & fight bacterial, skin and nail infections. Skin Deep Manuka honey skin care is available at Emma For Beauty! Phone 443 6392 www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

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

WOODY'S POOL BAR. Wanakas best pool tables have just been refelted. Free pool 4-7pm every day when purchasing drinks.

TYRES GETTING A LITTLE BALD? Wanaka Auto Centre and Recovery can help with a great range of tyres. 58 Ballantyne Road. Phone 443 8923.

WANTED PEOPLE TO PRUNE raspberries. Phone 443 4248.

EXERCISE RIDER REQUIRED for 3-4 horses. 20 minutes from town. Volunteer position. Must be experienced and willing to learn. Contact Maegan 0274 797 907 or sohopasofino@hotmail.com for more info.

HOW GOOD DO YOU EXPECT TO FEEL? I expect you to thrive. Call John Gibson Chiropractic. Aches and pains in the body are not generally due to aging. Your body is designed to move! Accidents/sports injury/headaches/sciatica/osteoarthritis/jaw problems/inflexibility/postural problems/aches and pains general and specific. Don't waste another day! Dr John Gibson (DC) ACC provider. Phone 443 6460.

DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, ANGER, stress, sadness, loneliness. Had enough of these kinds of negative feelings and not knowing how to deal with them? Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a great way to blast away entrenched patterns of thinking that produce these feelings. The mind is not as complex as you might think. MindFitness 443 6447.

BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH. If your trees are so thick your 'ouse 'ides in 'em, call Tree Tamers. We'll sort 'em out. Phone 027 275 1268 www.treetamers.co.nz

IS YOU BODY PAIN FREE AND SUPPLE? The structure of your body, just like any well designed & engineered moving object, can get stiff and hard to move with symptoms of pain if not structurally maintained. When your mechanical structure is aligned the results are remarkable. Call Dr John Gibson(DC) BMEDSci(HONS)MASTERSChiro. Tel 443 6460 (ACC provider).

FOR RENT: LAKE HAWEA $160 per week. 2 bedroom unit, stunning lake views. Call 021 0269 0264.

CEROC DANCE @ HQ - learn the easiest & most usable partner dance at HQ Bar, 145 Ardmore Street. Fortnightly: next session this Thurs (22nd Mar). Beginners class at 8pm. Partners are welcome but not necessary! Cost $15pp plus if its your first Ceroc class you get a free house wine/beer/soft drink. Contact Emma for details 021 566 013 or emma@cerocsouthernlakes.co.nz

WANAKA ARTS SOCIETY EASTER EXHIBITION - Albert Town Tavern Function Centre, Albert Town. Opening night 5th April 7pm. Fri, Sat, Sun 10am - 6pm, Mon 10am - 3pm.

ST TROPEZ the worlds best tan available at Emma For Beauty! $50 full body spray tan. Phone 443 6392. www.emmaforbeauty.co.nz

WANTED - person to help on a food stall at Warbirds Over Wanaka Saturday and Sunday 7 & 8 April. Some food handling experience i.e. cafe work, would be preferred. Please apply to jpcole@xtra.co.nz.

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

LIVE AT FEDERAL DINER this sunny Friday afternoon (5-7pm) will be Poetic Justice. Come down for some spoken word poetry, glass of wine and yummy tapas. 47 Helwick St, phone 443 5152.

GAPS IN THE GARDEN? Fill them up with plants from Nook Road Nursery's sale.

RUGBY LIVE AND LOUD at your Rugby venue, the Bullock Bar. Whatever your code, we'll play the game: this week Warriors v Titans 7.30pm Saturday, the Crusaders v Cheetahs 7.30pm Saturday and the mighty Highlanders v Brumbies 9.40pm Saturday.

HOSTAS FOR SALE. Day lillies to give away. Phone 443 9125.

CLEANER WANTED 3 hours a week on a Friday for a busy business woman. Please call 443 6198 after 6pm.

BUCHAN'S MOBILE BUTCHER covering the entire Upper Clutha area. On property kill, hung and refrigerated on site, also, cut down and packaged. Prompt service. All enquiries to Grant on 021 1023 602. Owned and operated from Luggate.

FRENCH FABRICS SALE INTERIORS - curtains, cushions, tablecloth from $10/metre and $20/metre. New girl's dresses and skirts. Saturday, March 24th 10am - 3pm, 159 Cemetery Road, Lake Hawea, weather permitting. Enquiries to Sabine 443 4584.

APARTMENT AVAILABLE, two bedrooms. Long term preferred. $300 a week. Close to town. Phone Hayley on 443 5352 or Margo 021 373 165.

BIRTHDAY CAKES AVAILABLE @ The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

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

THE SNOW SEASON IS QUICKLY approaching, so come into South Beach to check out the bargains on last seasons outerwear, helmets, skis and snowboards. 12 Helwick St.

READYLAWN! The 'original same day lawn' is available now from Aspiring Readylawn. Phone 443 1313 or 027 688 7506.

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

NINA HENDERSON PHOTOGRAPHY for all your photography needs. Portraits, weddings, events, real estate/architectural + more. Please email me@ninahendersonphotography.com for further information.

FREE BUSINESS WORKSHOP All welcome. Learn tips on 'How to give great service & ensure your businesses ongoing success'. March 27th 9am-12pm@Edgewater - morning tea included. To register email:andrea.vanschreven@nbnz.co.nz or phone 03 443 9601 for details.

MEDITATION GROUPS, journey therapy, Chakra readings. From the last week of March I am working part time in the Wanaka Wellness Centre (24 Dungarvon St). My name is Jeanette Cousins. If you are interested in any of the above, please ring 021 405 216.

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

SALE SALE SALE at Alice Ardmore St, (the old shop) - Come and have a look, we have some fantastic bargains in store. Fairy dresses now only $20, hair ties, hair bands, clothing and lots of other Alice goodies. This week only at Alice on Ardmore St.

ARTISANS CO-OPERATIVE STUDIO bringing you uniquely handmade arts and crafts for 20 years! Come and say hi at 56 Ardmore Street.

CUSTOM DIGITAL are your sound, vision, TV and data distribution specialists. Call Custom Digital, Peter Cartlidge 443 5138 or Ryan Jones 021 382 141.

DR COMPOST is holding a free home composting workshop at the Wanaka Council Offices this Thursday from noon to 1:30pm. Learn the secrets of turning food scraps into black gold. Funded by QLDC.

OFFICE SPACE OR SHOP SPACE to rent on Anderson Road. Street frontage. Phone Riki 027 3285 324 or (03) 443 7847. Rent negotiable.

FREE GLASS OF BUBBLES @ Rubys every Tuesday 'date night'. Book 2 tickets for Tuesday evening and receive a free glass of bubbles. Please call 443 6901 for any information.

ALIZARIN LIZARD violently mix pop, rock, neo-psychedelia and jazz, and the result is a blast of fiery energy, capturing the power and turbulence of their live shows' - Amy Maclaine, NZ Musician. Live at Mint bar this Saturday from 9pm. Free entry.

LAST CHANCE TO TREAT YOUR FEET to some new tramping boots. MT Outdoors La Sportiva footwear sale on now until March 31st.

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

MULCH FOR SALE: Small bales lucerne $5 each. Free delivery 10 bales or more. Large bales $25 each. Delivered. Phone 443 1019 or 027 722 4548.

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

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.

KIP MCGRATH has been established in Wanaka for 10 years. Our qualified teachers can help your son / daughter achieve their academic goals. We are enrolling now for term 2, please call Nikki 443 1547.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN Friday happy hour from 5pm until 6pm. Go in the draw to win a bar tab. Raffles. You can use your tickets for the ace of spades draw at 8pm. Courtesy coach phone 443 4545. We go to Hawea, Luggate & Wanaka. We will pick you up and take you home.

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.

RETIREES! REMEDIAL MASSAGE by Sonia for all of March. Special price - 50% off your first massage. Pain is a fact of life, suffering is optional. Call Sonia 021 248 7771.

FRANCESCA'S PIZZAS has BYO on Brownston Street Friday, Saturday and Sunday 5pm - 9pm. No Corkage fee! Come eat at our outdoor setting or call us for a pizza delivery/pickup. 0800 GO 4 PIZZA www.francescaspizzas.com

IT'S 6 IN THE MORNING. The coffee is hot and the café is warm, only @ The Hammer. We won't throw you out in the cold. The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

QUALITY CURTAINS. Free measure and quote. Fabrics for sale at reasonable price. Phone 443 8111.

'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.

DAN RUTHERFORD: Workshop in Land Art 31st March – 1st April 2012 Criffel Station Woolshed, Mt Barker Rd. We are very sorry to have to postpone this Workshop due to Dan being over committed. We are working on a spring date to reschedule and will keep you informed.

GALLERY 33 has Gone Boating! Last week to see Barry Clarke's fleets, convoys and solo sailing ships. $390 - $850. Sail in!

AS NEW PRIME SHOWROOM/WAREHOUSE (84sqm) and apartment complex for lease. Upstairs apartment has 3 bedrooms, is carpeted and equipped with whiteware. Phone 443 7913 or 0276 113 532.

PANDORA NEW SEASON BEADS. Now in stock, fabulous new designs and colours. Aspiring Jewellers, 101 Ardmore Street.

ASPIRING QUILTERS AGM 1pm, 31st March, Armstrong Room, Lake Wanaka Centre - Speaker: Sue Weston on her trip to India.

50CC SCOOTER 2009. Great runner $800. Phone 03 443 4315.

CLEAN GREEN online shopping. www.shopgreenwithus.com.

GRUNT, GRUNT, GRUNT - the boys at Hamills are starting to roar. Crazy prices on rifle packages. From $799.99. Helwick Street. Phone 443 8094.

WANAKA TAXIS - operating with a new phone number 443 7623 or 027 272 0190. Keith and Barbara still providing your local transport requirements in clean comfortable cars.

HANDYMAN POWER TOOLS: Ryobi belt sander and drill press $60 each, drop saw $40, 10" saw bench $60, 6" bench grinder $20, jigsaw, angle grinder (spare discs) and planer $15 each. Phone 443 7287.

CRAFT MARKET THIS SUNDAY FROM 10AM, Pembroke Park. Handmade New Zealand Arts and Crafts direct from the artists to you.

CONGRATULATIONS MUDDY! Best Irish joke of 2012! Want to hear it? Go to www.facebook.com/BullockBar

PARTY ICE PARTY ICE PARTY ICE available in bulk at discounted prices for weddings, parties, events, etc. Free delivery within Wanaka. Phone Matt at Lakeside Ice on 021 227 7551.

MASQUERADE BALL - Criffel Station Woolshed, April 7th from 8pm. Dust off the black tie and dancing shoes, Criffel Station Woolshed is hosting the First Annual Masquerade Ball. Dress to impress, in black tie and a mask. No mask no entry. Get your crew together for a night of live entertainment and dancing under a full moon! Book online www.criffelstationwoolshed.co.nz or phone Rebecca for more details 443 1034.

GREEN LIGHT PAINTING - gapping your crack and filling your holes. Phone 0211 364 589 or 443 9009.

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.

IT AINT JUST A GAME! Saturday is all about the Rugby at the Bullock Bar! Warriors 7:30pm, Crusaders 7:30pm and the mighty Highlanders 9:40pm! Come in and get the best seat in town!

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.

TREES, HEDGES A PROBLEM? Contact Property Maintenance and Services for solutions. Phone 0274 595 799.

WANAKA HOILDAY HOME available Easter and school hoildays. 4 bedrooms plus, Rata St, min 3 night stay, reasonable nightly rates. Phone 03 208 9526 or 027 555 9526, Fee.

MASSAGE IN WANAKA. Professional therapists with a tailored approach. Ask about our natural approach to pain treatment and management. Time to stop damaging the gut with pain killers! Phone Massage in Wanaka 443 8448. Now at Wanaka Wellness Centre.

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.

DRY FIREWOOD In Wanaka $65 per metre, outside Wanaka $75 per metre. Stacking service available. Phone Ben 0274 742 899.

RUBYS CINEMA PRICES are $18.50 for adults. $14.50 for seniors/students & $12.50 for under 12 year olds. "An incredible experience for such a great price."

BEAUTIFUL VASES – different shapes & sizes for under $60 at the Green Room, upstairs Spencer Mall, phone 443 2324.

$30 1L STIL VODKA! Bullock Bar bottle shop. Local business, best location and great value!

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

WANAKLEAN DOG - Grooming, clipping, bathing. Call Emily on 0275 110 282.

TO RENT: 3 bedroom, furnished house on Stone Street. Brand new carpets and lino! Has bath and quiet backyard. Heat pump. $250 per week. Call Theres 443 1916.

ABC TUTORING. Personalised primary tutoring for all your child's educational needs. Spaces filling fast. $35 per hourly session. Phone 021 032 9114. abctutoring@hotmail.co.nz

ROCK OUT WITH YOUR ER. Sock out, this Saturday night with Alizarin Lizard, Mint Bar from 9pm. Free entry.

NEED A NEW CAR? Wanaka Cars has a variety of quality low km vehicles. View 21 Cliff Wilson Street. Phone 443 4914.

FREESTYLERS (UK) HERE IN WANAKA!! Presale tickets $25+BF are selling fast at www.dashtickets.co.nz so if ya miss out head in to Chop, Quest or Base Backpackers for general admission tickets. $35+BF cash only. Don't miss out on this epic event up close and personal with a massive sound system to make ya bounce through the roof. Wednesday 28th March. Mint Bar.

RAILWAY SLEEPERS - Top quality hardwood. Phone 03 746 8191.

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.

MOTEL CLEANER WANTED. Prefer local person who is prepared to work weekends. Immediate start. Phone 443 7816.

NETBALL SEASON STARTING! Come be part of Pioneer Netball Club. Great results in 2012 including Winner of the A Grade, Winner of A Reserve and Runner up in B Grade. Players are required for A Grade, Senior Reserve, B Grade and social. Anyone interested in managing or coaching any of the teams is also encouraged to come along or make contact. Trials are to be held in the school gym on 20th, 22nd and 27th March. Ring Rachel O'Connell on 027 404 2125 to register your interest in either playing or coaching.

KT SIGHTSEEING & Taxi local transfers around Wanaka, Luggate, Hawea and airports. Service with a smile. Reasonable rates. Phone 443 9368 or 0800 272 700.

3 BEDROOM HOUSE FOR RENT. 2 minutes walk to town. Great views over town and Roys Bay. Single car garage and separate woodshed. Big sunny deck. Off street parking. Recently renovated. Long term tenants preferred. Rent negotiable for the right tenant. Phone 027 442 8023.

PRE PAID GIFT CARDS FOR LUNCH @ The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

WILD EARTH WINE, Restaurant {11am-4pm} and Tasting Room {9am-5pm}. Goldfields Mining Centre, Kawarau Gorge. 03 445 4841, dine@wildearthwines.co.nz.

TE KAKANO AOTEAROA TRUST NOTICE OF AGM - March 29th, Thurs, 7:00pm @ St John Room, Link Way. Nibbles & drinks provided. Come along to get to know the Trust, check out what we've done and hear about our native habitat restoration plans for the future. All welcome.

WORKSHOP FOR RENT. Lockable 80m2. High stud. $100 per week. Phone 0274 537 017.

TAKE A LOOK AT OUR NEW WEBSITE and discover what osteopathy can do for you and your family. Wanaka Osteopathic Clinic on the lakefront specialises in all treatments from tennis elbow to toe sprains, and for newborns to ninety plus. Pop in or call us on 03 443 OSTE (6783).

PURE NEWS: Awesome! Pure Skin Therapy has been awarded runner up for Sothy's Supreme Salon New Zealand 2012. The award was presented by Dr Sylvie Raynal. Sylvie has an article on skin hydration in the latest edition of Simply You, Page 135 – great reading!

FAR INFRARED SAUNA at Nirvana Retreat, www.nirvanaretreat.co.nz phone 443 2252.

$7 JUGS OF TUI. OH YEAH! Only until the 31st March at the Bullock Bar.

NOW THAT THE MORNINGS are chillier, Urban Grind has a nice warm fire, great coffee, tempting counter food and the best Eggs Benedict in town.

FOR SALE : CARAVANS 10ft & 13ft. Views, Lake Hawea Garage Phone 0274 317 559.

MATURE FLATMATE WANTED. $120 per week. Call 027 763 6857.

RENOVATING? KITCHEN SINKS new SS double/single bowl; Toilets, tapware, towel rails, assorted sample product $30-$100. Phone 027 224 7786.

WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA TICKETS in the McGregor's Corporate Tent. Price includes entry into the airshow, delicious catered food all day long, private bar and grand marquee seating right on the runway. For tickets call Claudia 027 243 8885 or email claudia@mcgregorsbakery.co.nz

MELANOMA – Regular skin examinations by a qualified doctor are critical for early detection. Book your appointment with MoleMedic - Affiliated Provider to Southern Cross Health Society. At Community Consulting Rooms, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre (443 0432) Mon 2 April & Tues 3 April. At Cromwell Medical Centre Wed 4 April. www.molemedic.co.nz

FOR RENT: Furnished 3 bedroom, sunny house, with amazing lake views. Very close to town. Log fire & garage. No letting fee. Phone 443 0045.

STRESSED? FEELING OVERWHELMED? Having difficulty sleeping or concentrating? TRE can help you. TRE is a body based process that gets us to a calmer base line state. Individual and group classes available. First class Wednesday 29th February 11am. Bookings essential as class sizes are small. Call Steph Combe (National Coordinator for TRE) on 443 5878.

AJ LIVE AT URBAN GRIND this Friday 23rd March from 6pm, $5 Stokes craft beer range, $5 house wines, gourmet pizzas and tapas.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A GREAT job for the ski season? Housekeeper/ receptionist wanted for 5 star accommodation complex. Looking for a worker between 20-30 years of age. Must have a good attitude. Must have NZ drivers licence. Must be computer savvy. Must be fit and a hard worker.

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

STONEY CREEK CLOTHING - Just arrived in, new season gear, packs etc. New 2012 womens and kids range. First time available in stores. Hamills. Phone 443 8094.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LUGGATE HOTEL! We've got a hell of a party planned. Highlanders playing, drink specials, locals BBQ and then Little Green Men to party with! All kicks off 6pm Saturday 24th March.

LAST RAYS OF OUR SUMMER SALE setting shortly. Until the end of the month 50–70% off all summer stock. Get blinding deals while you still can. Trek EX5 MTB – why pay $2799; now $1959. www.racersedge.co.nz

LOUNGE BAR LAZY SUNDAYS -This week we have Danny playing 6-9pm. Food & drink specials every week.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON. Autumn is on the way. Update your colour and style. Phone 443 5898.

THREE BEDROOM UNFURNISHED HOUSE open-plan dining/living area with woodburner. Close to amenities in Lake Hawea with lake views. Available end of April. Long term rental $300 wk. Phone 03 447 3942 or 027 371 9143.

COOK LOOKING FOR locally foraged mushrooms. Please call 021 405 624.

TREK MOUNTAIN BIKE TOP FUEL 8 17.5" - 18 months old. Top of the line cross country/trail bike. Great fun bike or serious race bike. In very good order and well maintained $2,000. Phone 0276 028 614.

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

ACTIVE ELECTRO. Your local agent for Fuijtsu and Mitsubishi Heatpumps. For a competitive quote call Fred on 443 4065.

WHO LOVES YOU, FEEDS YOU, nourishes and pleases you? The Wanaka Farmers Market! Thursdays 4pm. Pembroke Park.

LONG TERM RENTAL – Get in before the winter crowds! This unfurnished 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in Sargood Drive is cosy and warm with a heatpump, log fire and a heat transfer system! Loads of storage, double garage plus lake & mountain views. $440 p/w. Call now 443 6921 or 0274 689 152.

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

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.

GET GRIMY WITH OPTIMUS GRYME next Thur March 22nd at Mint Bar. NZ's top dubstep DJ is coming to Wanaka and it is going to be good. Tickets only $10 from Base or on the door.

EASTER ACCOMMODATION: Family home 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, sleeps 8. Private with great mountain views. Available Fri, Sat, Sun @ $350 per night. Phone 443 4960 or 027 581 7749.

CYCLE VIETNAM'S HO CHI MINH TRAIL & Cambodia's Temples escorted by Wanaka local - Heidi Morris. Departs Hanoi, 19 May, 17 days. For more information call World Travellers Wanaka on the Lakefront 03 443 7414 or email wanaka@worldtravellers.co.nz

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

WANAKA BEERWORKS will be at the Farmers Market March 29th. Be one of the first to try our 3 new Autumn seasonal beers: 'Nun' 'Oompa Loompa' and 'Jay Lee'.

FREE COFFEE WITH ALL MEETINGS. Let Fluid brew some steaming hot ideas to perk up your brand. Since 1999. www.fluid.net.nz

TATTOOING - Award winning artist. 15 years experience. Now permanently at Opium night club, 9.30am - 2.30pm daily. Also Friday nights till late. Phone Deno 0277 727 407 at Opium & Ink.

BELIEVE THE UNBELIEVABLE. Find the best coffee in town at the Doctors! Dose Cafe, in the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre.

CHALKY DIGITS – Winter 2012 in store now! All you Chalky addicts, get in here to Racers Edge and see what's on offer from our local NZ home clothing brand. We Speak For The Trees.

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.

FOR SALE ELECTROLUX, 3 way, 60L fridge $400 ono. Phone 03 443 9317.

YES, THERE IS A CRAFT MARKET this Sunday. Bring the visitors to Pembroke Park to see the great arts and crafts.

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.

1 BEDROOM FLAT: Large, private, huge garden, 2 car spaces, storage, child friendly. Central Wanaka, broadband, optional furniture. $200. Phone 443 6049.

COME AND EXPERIENCE A VERY, very special skydive over Easter. Strap yourself to a beautiful stranger and freefall while looking at Mt Aspiring. Skydive Wanaka is operating over Easter weekend from a new location. Come and see us at the Ski Connect shop, Easter weekend for a once in a lifetime scenic skydive! Call free 0800 786 877.

FOR SALE. Very large freezer. Goes well and reasonable second hand condition. Great for large family or hunter, farmer. $400 ono. Phone 443 1347.

LAKES PODIATRY – Check out our new look website at www.lakespodiatry.co.nz We are now located at the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. Phone 443 0730.

FORD MONDEO 1998 FOR SALE. Tidy condition, well looked after, low kms, free snow chains, recently had 4 new tyres, battery, rack end. Has towbar and is automatic. Owner going overseas. New wof and rego negotiable. Price $4,800 ono. Phone 443 6198 after 6pm. Or text 027 313 9017.

OPTIMIZE PHYSICAL, MENTAL and emotional wellbeing the natural way. Speed up injury recovery and healing time with acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Acubalance Acupuncture Clinic. Phone Mike Carter 021 1855 237. Professionally trained and ACC Provider.

FOILS CLIENTS REQUIRED for Emma @ Alice Hair. Only $50 phone 443 5678.

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

AVAILABLE EASTER: Large house, can sleep up to 18, in Wanaka. Phone 021 0456 509.

FOR SALE - Double wooden bed & mattress with bedside cabinets $190, Hotpoint aquarius 7kg condenser dryer $350, Canon printer, copies and scans, with two unused refill cartridges $45. All in excellent condition. Contact 443 8774.

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.

BEST IRISH JOKE OF 2012? Muddys Sausage joke! Want to hear it? Go to www.facebook.com/BullockBar

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.

MEDITATION GROUP begins as a weekly event on Tuesday the 27/3, at 7.15pm (until approx 8.45pm). It will be held in the Wanaka Wellness Centre, 24 Dungarvon Street. The cost is $15pp. Ring Jeanette on 021 405 216 to book or get more info. Welcome!

DAN RUTHERFORD: Workshop in Land Art 31st March – 1st April 2012 Criffel Station Woolshed, Mt Barker Rd. We are very sorry to have to postpone this Workshop due to Dan being over committed. We are working on a spring date to reschedule and will keep you informed.

$30 1L GILBEY'S GIN! Bullock Bar bottle shop: local business, best location and great value!

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

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

LADIES WHY NOT THROW a pamper party! Bridal, hens, baby shower, birthdays, staff parties or just because. Emma For Beauty will come to you. Please visit www.wanakaweddings.co.nz/emmaforbeauty for info on treatment menus and prices. Phone 443 6392.

LAZY SUNDAYS @ Lounge Bar. Danny will be playing Sun March 25th, 6-9pm. Come enjoy an evening of acoustic music on our awesome balcony!

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE - Neuro-muscular therapy, sports injury rehabilitation. Stress and tension release reflexology. Robyn Clements. Dip Massage Therapy. Phone 027 678 7731 or 443 4086.

WANAKA EASTER ACCOMMODATION Self contained house on secluded property. Million dollar mountain/lake view. Private, sunny. Large double garage attached. Well insulated, furnished, close to airport. 2 bedrooms - 1 ensuite. $300.00 per night. Contact 03 443 7353 or 027 200 1652.

FLATMATE WANTED - Albert Town. Warm, spacious, sunny house with vege garden. Near river and mountain biking trails. Call 027 637 0047.

CHALKY DIGITS – Winter 2012 in store now! All you Chalky addicts, get in here to Racers Edge and see what's on offer from our local NZ home clothing brand. We Speak For The Trees.

GO PRO ACCESSORIES in store now at South Beach, 12 Helwick St.

CHEF REQUIRED FOR HIGH END private chef work. Must have excellent knife, cooking and communication skills. This job is in a remote area and requires flexibility and ability to spend nights away. Good remuneration available to the right candidate. Please forward resumes to leungolippe@hotmail.com or call 0276 262 262. "No texts please".

NOW THAT THE MORNINGS are chillier, Urban Grind has a nice warm fire, great coffee, tempting counter food and the best Eggs Benedict in town.

POLISHED - HANDS, FEET, BEAUTY. Be Polished to perfection. Let our beautician take care of all your grooming requirements. Our Nail technician provides luxurious spa manicures and spa pedicures as well as full range of nail enhancements. Visit www.polishedwanaka.co.nz Phone 021 2700 466 for an appointment. Polished You.

ROOM TO RENT, PENRITH PARK, Wanaka. Own ensuite, flatmate situation. $120 per week plus expenses. References and bond required. Phone 021 0456 509.

LAST RAYS OF OUR SUMMER SALE setting shortly. Until the end of the month 50–70% off all summer stock. Get blinding deals while you still can. Trek EX5 MTB – why pay $2799; now $1959. www.racersedge.co.nz

ANOTHER BORING AD FOR TREE TAMERS? You'd think he'd cut everything down by now! At least he's experienced. Wanaka's local arborist. Phone 027 275 1268. www.treetamers.co.nz

UPPER CLUTHA HOCKEY STARTS this week! Free drop in to try it out! Wednesday 4-7 yrs 3.30 - 4.15pm, 8-10 yr olds 4pm, 11-12 yr olds 5pm. 13 yrs and above train Mondays 5.30pm. Meet at the Warren Street turf beside the old Wanaka Primary School. Registration taking place this week! For more information contact Val Burke 0211 828 499 or valburke@xtra.co.nz

ROCK OUT WITH YOUR ER. Sock out, this Saturday night with Alizarin Lizard, Mint Bar from 9pm. Free entry.

MARQUEES AND TENTS FOR HIRE. Large to small, plain and ornate, from 360sqm to 45sqm. Phone 0274 696 856 for quotes.

THERE IS SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL about riding the train between China and Russia. Perhaps it is the vastness of the continent and the giant rail network, or just the journey into the unknown. World Travellers Wanaka is having an information evening on the Tran-Siberian and Mongolia. Space is limited so please register your interest with us on 03 443 7414 or email wanaka@worldtravellers.co.nz

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.

FOR SALE: Wanaka 3 bedroom home, 1 bedroom sleepout. Fully fenced. Must see. Open home Sunday 11-12pm. $475,000.00. Private sale, trademe #454918240.

FOR SALE: 2009 Subaru Legacy S/W, latest model. View at Wanaka's newest car yard, 21 Cliff Wilson Street. Phone 443 4914.

4 BED HOLIDAY HOUSE available to rent including Easter (Warbirds), July holidays, ski season, Christmas, New Year. Wanaka. Phone 021 659 757.

SALE SALE SALE at Alice Ardmore St, (the old shop) - Come and have a look, we have some fantastic bargains in store. Fairy dresses now only $20, hair ties, hair bands, clothing and lots of other Alice goodies. This week only at Alice on Ardmore St.

TOO MANY AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS for tutoring? No worries. We have Saturday and Sunday sessions available. abctutoring@hotmail.co.nz or phone 021 032 9114.

HEALTH FACT: Most chronic diseases in the civilized world have been linked to chronic inflammation. Detoxification, nutritional balance, healthy lifestyle and natural medicine can help overcome inflammation. Phone Holistic Healthcare 443 8448 if you suffer from any disease, illness or pain. Our health assessments and treatments will support your journey to wellness. Now at Wanaka Wellness Centre.

IT AINT JUST A GAME! Saturday is all about the Rugby at the Bullock Bar! Warriors 7:30pm, Crusaders 7:30pm and the mighty Highlanders 9:40pm! Come in and get the best seat in town!

FOR SALE - Adidas Predator soccer boots, size 7 $40, power poles, Yamaha Y285. To view phone 443 1160 or 027 237 1160.

MASQUERADE BALL - Criffel Station Woolshed, April 7th from 8pm. Dust off the black tie and dancing shoes, Criffel Station Woolshed is hosting the First Annual Masquerade Ball. Dress to impress, in black tie and a mask. No mask no entry. Get your crew together for a night of live entertainment and dancing under a full moon! Book online www.criffelstationwoolshed.co.nz or phone Rebecca for more details 443 1034.

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

PURE NEWS: Skin Rejuvenation, even up skin tone and deplete age spots. A side effect of collagen boosting! Plumping out fine lines and wrinkles.Talk to Wanaka's IPL Specialists at Pure Skin Therapy. Phone 443 5969 or visit our website www.puretherapy.co.nz for a comprehensive explanation and slide show.

DISCREET, WARM AND SPACIOUS ROOM AVAILABLE for counselling/social work or related services near lakefront. Newly furnished. Please call 443 6783.

MAKE UP ARTIST - JANINE JOSEPH uses M.A.C. makeup to make you look gorgeous. Phone 021 476 629 or email j9joseph@gmail.com

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

LUXURY FULLY FURNISHED 2 bedroomed apartment - swimming pool, barbeque, spa, tennis court and gym on site. Private lawn, garage. $370 weekly. Phone 0274 727 442.

PANDORA NEW SEASON BEADS. Now in stock, fabulous new designs and colours. Aspiring Jewellers, 101 Ardmore Street.

QUACK, QUACK! Shooting gear, steel shot, decoys, blinds, callers, now in stock. Get in early! Hamills Wanaka, Helwick Street. Phone 443 8094.

ACUPUNCTURE/CHINESE HERBS. Proven and effective.Treating the whole you and your health issues. ACC registered health provider. Aspiring Acupuncture. Jos McLean. Dip Ac. MNZRA. Lake Hawea. phone 443 6242 / 021 163 9769 (txt only).

FOR RENT - NEW, spacious 4 bedroom house in Lake Hawea. Garden, carport. Great neighbourhood. Near school bus stop, shops and lake. $350 per week. Flexible for partly furnished or unfurnished. Long term only, available from end May/start June. Phone 443 1347.

PEA STRAW FOR SALE $10 per bale. Free delivery in the Wanaka area for 5 bales or more on Saturday morning. Phone Cossie on 0274 306 082.

NISSAN TERRANO 1990, wof, reg, 4 new tyres, excellent condition, low kms, ski /roof racks. Going overseas. Phone 027 435 4160.

GREEN LIGHT PAINTING - gapping your crack and filling your holes. Phone 0211 364 589 or 443 9009.

$10 FOR AN EPIC NIGHT! Optimus Gryme playing at Mint Bar next this Thurs March 22nd. Tickets only $10 from Base or on the door. They are selling out so get in quick!

ARE YOU IN EMOTIONAL PAIN from anxiety, stress, depression, fear, guilt? Do you have sleep disturbance? Want to improve your relationships? Develop self acceptance? Call or text Rob Cunningham 0274 696 856. Working to improve mental health since 1975.

DOUBLE BED FOR SALE, going cheap. $150, great condition, comes with wheels. Must go 0277 250 733.

TRUE BOILED BREAKFAST BAGELS @ The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

KNIFE SHARPENING - razor edge knives, secateurs etc. Phone Al 0274 545 686.

DOG KENNELS - one with run, suitable medium and large dogs. Offers. Please phone 443 8567.

MTB LAPIERRE X-COUNTRY, medium, XTR/XT components, Fox 100mm, Mavix wheels, fully serviced. New $4,000, selling $1,100. 0221 591 618.

FEMALE FLATMATE WANTED for lovely Totara Terrace flat. Lake views. King bed and furniture provided. $120 p/week including phone, power and internet. Phone 443 2742. Couples $180 p/week. Short term only.

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.

FOR ALL CONCRETE NEEDS call Brown Bros Plasterers. Machine trowel, exposed aggregate, coloured concrete. Phone 443 5117 or Grant 027 4570 713.

TTR 230 FOR SALE. Very reliable, been serviced regularly, 2007, trade me ref #455541153. $3,400. Call Franck 0272 807 208.

RUBYS CINEMA PRICES are $18.50 for adults. $14.50 for seniors/students & $12.50 for under 12 year olds. "An incredible experience for such a great price."

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 0274 334 520 or call 443 1955 for an appointment and to enquire re subsidies.

WOODY'S POOL BAR. Wanakas best pool tables have just been refelted. Free pool 4-7pm every day when purchasing drinks.

BARGAIN PLANTS @ NOOK ROAD NURSERY'S famous autumn sale, runs for 2 weeks, new bargains this weekend.

SEPTIC TANK CLEANING - sump cleaning, portaloo hire and cleaning. Servicing Wanaka and surrounding areas. Phone Aaron, your local operator 443 4175 or 0800 885 886.

FRESH BLUFF OYSTERS NOW AVAILABLE at Botswana Butchery, Wanaka. Enjoy them buttermilk battered or natural. Also available to order at Barluga. Share a dozen by the fire with a glass of bubbles. Heaven!

OFFICE SPACE OR SHOP SPACE to rent on Anderson Road. Street frontage. Phone Riki 027 3285 324 or (03) 443 7847. Rent negotiable.

RELIABLE FORD TELSTAR ESTATE. Reg and wof till April, $1,200 ono with free camping equipment. Call Toby 021 643 999.

PS3 320GB FOR SALE. Includes multi charger, two controllers, two headsets, four war games. $750. Phone 021 611 128.

FRIENDLY GREY AND WHITE short haired cat, 6 years old, needs rural country home. Phone 0275 355 695.

SWAHILI - together with English is one of the main languages spoken in Mombasa. French, German and Dutch are other languages commonly spoken. But language is no problem when you read your Messenger on line at one of the luxurious hotels overlooking the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.

AWNING MISSING - large, striped 4.2m x 3m remote controlled awning (+ extra arm bracket). Would the person who has these please return to Mt Gold Place or phone 443 1879.  

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

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

WOULD YOUR BUSINESS SURVIVE A DISASTER? Do you have systems in place to protect important data? Does your staff know what to do? By working with you to create easy to follow systems, I can help you to protect your business in the event of the unexpected happening. For a no obligation and confidential chat, contact me. Peter Robinson, Business Systems Specialist 027 444 4622 peter@systemspecialist.co.nz

GOOD BYE WANAKA! Madeleine of Health Awareness Massage is moving to Nelson, leaving behind many wonderful friends and clients. Thank you.

HOUSE FOR RENT - 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 lounges. Unfurnished, whiteware included. Woodburner and nightstore heater. Very sunny and warm, close to Eely Point. Walk to town and school. Off street parking, enclosed yard. Pets welcome. $425 per week. Phone 021 361 936.

KIDDIES EMU UGGS and booties. Just in time for those cold mornings. Huge range at Gifted Design. Spencer House. Phone 443 2035.

BULLMASTIFF PUPS FOR SALE – We have four handsome boys and four gorgeous girls for sale. Born Valentine's Day. All enquiries to 03 443 4684 after 6pm.

BABY STUFF! FOR SALE:- Touchwood cot, Cariboo bassinet, Nature sway and swing and lots of other bits and bobs. All great condition. Call Tash 021 907 877. or 443 1215.

THE LITTLE GREEN MEN back at the Luggate Hotel Saturday 24th March. Come in, watch the game and then party on after with this legendary duo!

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

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

FOR SALE: Spa Pool Leisurerite 4-5 seater, ($6,000 new,) selling $1,850. Danske Mobler queen slat bed (new $2,500,) selling $1,200. Subaru Legacy 1994, offers. Single ski biscuit, ladder. Call 027 443 0067.

RELOCATION GARAGE SALE! This Saturday. Suzuki Vitara, trampoline, spa pool, girls bike, speakers, fridge freezer, girls single bed, ski/golf gear, bike rack, hammock and other items including clothing. From 9.30am at 19 Bevan Place, Wanaka.

RUBYS FOR A FUNCTION? For a 21st? For a 40th? A Hens Do? Or just to party! Do come in and see her or call us on 443 6901.

FRENCH FABRICS SALE INTERIORS - curtains, cushions, tablecloth from $10/metre and $20/metre. New girl's dresses and skirts. Saturday, March 24th 10am - 3pm, 159 Cemetery Road, Lake Hawea, weather permitting. Enquiries to Sabine 443 4584.

PROTECT YOUR HOME OFFICE or business data. Use the Internet to create a backup/disaster recovery strategy that is quick to implement, effective and saves you money. Practical solutions that reduce your IT budget at the same time. Introductory or advanced courses. Lake Wanaka Language Centre, 03 443 2375 or info@wanaka-english.ac.nz

YES, THERE IS A CRAFT MARKET this Sunday. Bring the visitors to Pembroke Park to see the great arts and crafts.

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.

MELANOMA - The most deadly skin cancer. Early detection and removal may save your life. Book your appointment now for a full skin cancer check and digitally recorded mole scan with MoleMedic. Phone 443 0432, Community Consulting Rooms, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre, 2 & 3 April. At Cromwell Medical Centre, Wed 4 April. Dr Brian Wills (MB.ChB, FRNZCGP, Aust Dip of Dermoscopy) is an Affiliated Provider to Southern Cross Health Society.

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.

RUGBY LIVE AND LOUD at your Rugby venue, the Bullock Bar. Whatever your code, we'll play the game: this week Warriors v Titans 7.30pm Saturday, the Crusaders v Cheetahs 7.30pm Saturday and the mighty Highlanders v Brumbies 9.40pm Saturday.

SILK TENT THEATRE COMPANY AGM Everyone welcome. Wanaka Hotel Meeting Room. Monday 2nd April 12.30pm.

NOVA BEAUTY THERAPY. Facial therapies, massage rituals, pedicures, manicures, body treatments, waxing and tinting. Available 7 days till late. Phone 03 443 1077 or 027 443 0014.

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.

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

TYRES - Need new tyres? Come and see us at Mt Aspiring Motors. We have fantastic specials this month on all Kumho tyres. Free fitting and balancing. Call Riki on 443 7847 or 027 3285 324.

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

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

DON'T MISS - Biodynamic workshop # 5 - with Su Hoskin. Making CPP Fermentation Compost. Sunday 25 March, 9am-12pm at Glendhu Station. Tickets only $25 from Wastebusters Reuse Shop. www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz, http://www.wanakaorganics.co.nz.

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

FLATMATES WANTED. Couple please. Large, fully furnished double room with own toilet in a new warm sunny house on Kings drive. Sky, wifi, friendly cat. Call Nikki 021 227 9898.

WANACLEANCAR NOW OPERATING from Caltex. Still offering all detailing services - valets / interior shampoos / waxing / polishing and buffing. Now use the Caltex carwash and get a cheap interior groom, from $25! Phone ahead or just come by - we're around the back. Call 021 0294 2908 or 443 5772.

HAWEA KINDERGARTEN currently has spaces available for children aged 2-5 years to attend for morning, afternoon or school day sessions. For more information phone the kindergarten on 443 6192 or visit our website www.coka.co.nz

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.

APARTMENT AVAILABLE, two bedrooms. Long term preferred. $300 a week. Close to town. Phone Hayley on 443 5352 or Margo 021 373 165.

SKYDIVE WANAKA IS OPERATING as usual over the Easter weekend. We have to relocate our operation to a new stunning location. Incredible scenery, breathtaking views and still the same award winning service. Call free 0800 786 877 for more details.

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.

EXPERIENCED FLOOR STAFF REQUIRED March 30th, for exclusive catering company. Wanaka venue. Send CV to: lucy@aspiringcatering.co.nz

WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA TICKETS in the McGregor's Corporate Tent. Price includes entry into the airshow, delicious catered food all day long, private bar and grand marquee seating right on the runway. For tickets call Claudia 027 243 8885 or email claudia@mcgregorsbakery.co.nz

COUCH AND TWO CHAIRS. Brown leather. Offers. Phone 443 8081 evenings.

OSMOSIS FACIALS at Nirvana Retreat, www.nirvanaretreat.co.nz phone 443 2252.

DR COMPOST is holding a free home composting workshop at the Wanaka Council Offices this Thursday from noon to 1:30pm. Learn the secrets of turning food scraps into black gold. Funded by QLDC.

ALBERT TOWN TAVERN Friday karaoke with Nasty Neil on every Friday after the Rugby. Ace of Spades jackpot is up to $50. Your number gets drawn you get to pick a card. Pokies! Courtesy coach phone 443 4545.

LAKESIDE RENTALS AND GIFTS. Electric bike hire, $35, full day. Awesome fun. Phone 03 443 4315.

WOODY'S POOL BAR. Live Super Rugby, Friday 7.30pm Blues v Hurricanes, Saturday 5.30pm Waratahs v Sharks, 7.30 Crusaders v Cheetahs.

RUN OUT OF PRINTER INK? Caltex has compatible printer cartridges in stock now. Great value, available 6am-11pm daily. Caltex Wanaka.

WANAKA ARTS SOCIETY EASTER EXHIBITION - Albert Town Tavern Function Centre, Albert Town. Opening night 5th April 7pm. Fri, Sat, Sun 10am - 6pm, Mon 10am - 3pm.

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.

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

CAVALCADE PHOTOGRAPHS by Stephen Jaquiery are available online. To see them and order them go to www.arcphoto.co.nz.

FOR RENT: Apartment living. Modern 4 bedroom apartment in the heart of town. Large private balcony, close to all amenities. Suitable for business or residential purposes. Phone 443 0045.

2L PAMS MILK ONLY $3.89, Norths bread - 2 loaves for $4.50. Today and everyday at Caltex Wanaka.

HOW DOES A PERFECT DAY END? At the Wanaka Farmers Market! Thursdays 4pm. Pembroke Park.

WHERE IS WANAKA AT ITS BEST? At the Wanaka Farmers Market. Thursdays 4pm. Pembroke Park.

BIRTHDAY CAKES AVAILABLE @ The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

FOR SALE: Ford Lazer with very large stereo, $1,800. Very cheap to run. Washing machine $200, dryer $250, comfy lounge chair + stool $100. Text 021 949 802.

FOR SALE: Fridge/freezer, coffee tables, T.V cabinets, queen bedspreads, single and queen continental quilts, various framed prints. Phone 443 8350.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A GREAT job for the ski season? Housekeeper/ receptionist wanted for 5 star accommodation complex. Looking for a worker between 20-30 years of age. Must have a good attitude. Must have NZ drivers licence. Must be computer savvy. Must be fit and a hard worker.

KT SIGHTSEEING & TAXI. As from this week will be operating day shifts starting at 7am Mondays to Saturdays. For more info phone 443 9368 or 0800 272 700.

BEST IRISH JOKE OF 2012? Muddys Sausage joke! Want to hear it? Go to www.facebook.com/BullockBar

NOTHING GOOD ON THE BOX? Get Freeview and access heaps more channels. Call Custom Digital, Peter Cartlidge 443 5138 or Ryan Jones 021 382 141.

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.

FOR SALE. Very large freezer. Goes well and reasonable second hand condition. Great for large family or hunter, farmer. $400 ono. Phone 443 1347.

EMPTY TRAILER GOING TO INVERCARGILL Friday 23rd March. Anything to offset petrol cost? Passengers ok. Phone 03 7468 191.

SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE would appreciate donations of clean linen, blankets, duvets, inners etc. Drop in or phone 443 5068 for collection.

INTRODUCTORY MOUNTAIN SKILLS COURSE - 7 days. Learn essentials of mountaineering (snow and ice climbing, glacier travel, belaying and rope skills etc). Spaces still available on last course of the season over Easter 5-11 April. Check out www.aspiringguides.com, visit us above Relishes Cafe, or call 443 9422.

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

WILD EARTH WINE, Restaurant {11am-4pm} and Tasting Room {9am-5pm}. Goldfields Mining Centre, Kawarau Gorge. 03 445 4841, dine@wildearthwines.co.nz.

LITTLE GREEN MEN keep the party going Friday 23rd at the Bullock Bar! Live music, good times!

TAKE A LOOK AT OUR NEW WEBSITE and discover what osteopathy can do for you and your family. Wanaka Osteopathic Clinic on the lakefront specialises in all treatments from tennis elbow to toe sprains, and for newborns to ninety plus. Pop in or call us on 03 443 OSTE (6783).

BIRTHDAYS, ANNIVERSARIES, CONGRATULATIONS, Thank yous etc - say it with flowers from the Green Room, phone 443 2324.

WANAKA BEERWORKS will be at the Farmers Market March 29th. Be one of the first to try our 3 new Autumn seasonal beers: 'Nun' 'Oompa Loompa' and 'Jay Lee'.

DRY FIREWOOD In Wanaka $65 per metre, outside Wanaka $75 per metre. Stacking service available. Phone Ben 0274 742 899.

SOULFOOD'S WHOLEMEAL sourdough bread, warm and delicious straight out of the oven mid afternoon every weekday, 74 Ardmore Street.

DETOX LOUNGE. You've seen the programmes! Detox Lounge brings the ancient practice of Colonic Irrigation to your doorstep. For more information please call Sarah on 021 102 4851 or visit our website: detoxlounge.co.nz

OPTIMUS GRYME. The Base Summer sessions grand finale. This Thursday @ Mint Bar. Get your tickets now. Door sales available.

FREE BREASTFEEDING RESOURCE LIBRARY. Provided by Wanaka Breastfeeding Support Group. Up to date books for you to borrow free of charge. Please phone Kate 443 2635 or phone/text 027 695 7772 or come to our meetings, 1st Monday of every month 10.30am at the Plunket Rooms.

FABRIC SALE. Quality Curtains, 12 Frederick Street. Free measure and quote. Phone 443 8111.

WINTER PUFFER JACKETS? Really? Well, yes - time to think about it, and what better than the new Marmot Down range at Racers Edge. Exciting!

BUILD IT, FIX IT, PAINT IT - Professional tradesman, quality work. Specialises in home restoration, renovations, decks and building maintenance. Phone 021 0369 499.

GILLESPIE PASS - run away to Siberia for Easter! Take the hassle out of the tramping and join us for this 4 day Wild Walk in the Wilkin - Young area. Light packs, food supplied, transport organised. Includes two nights camping (weather permitting) and jet boat out. 6-9 April. Alternatively, get your own group together for a private trip. Check out www.aspiringguides.com or visit us upstairs 99 Ardmore St, Wanaka. Phone 443 9422.

GORGEOUS JEWELLERY. Superior quality burnished silver and fully imported. Either enjoy an evening with girlfriends and host a "jewellery party" or get in touch to view samples and full catalogue. Phone Stephanie 021 069 8210.

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.

WANACLEANCAR NOW OPERATING from Caltex. Still offering all detailing services - valets / interior shampoos / waxing / polishing and buffing. Now use the Caltex carwash and get a cheap interior groom, from $25! Phone ahead or just come by - we're around the back. Call 021 0294 2908 or 443 5772.

DR COMPOST is holding a free home composting workshop at the Wanaka Council Offices this Thursday from noon to 1:30pm. Learn the secrets of turning food scraps into black gold. Funded by QLDC.

THREE CHAIRS HAIR SALON. Autumn is on the way. Update your colour and style. Phone 443 5898.

FOR SALE - Cross trainer $85, Mens Dunlop golf clubs with stand bag $300, Ladies golf clubs in pink with trolley $300, freeview box $75. All in excellent condition. Contact 443 8774.

OPTIMUS GRYME. The Base Summer sessions grand finale. This Thursday @ Mint Bar. Get your tickets now. Door sales available.

WILD EARTH WINE, Restaurant {11am-4pm} and Tasting Room {9am-5pm}. Goldfields Mining Centre, Kawarau Gorge. 03 445 4841, dine@wildearthwines.co.nz.

ASPIRING AVALANCHE DOGS. 2012 Treble Cone Season Pass raffle. Tickets $5 available at Racer's Edge (cash only). Drawn 30th March 6pm at Kai. Don't miss out on the hottest ticket in town!

MAKE YOUR MEALS SCRUMPTIOUS, savoury and sensational at the Wanaka Farmers Market! Thursdays 4pm. Pembroke Park.

WANTED FIRE ENGINE BED for my 4 year old son. Please phone Morgan 021 239 6118.

COSY ONE BEDROOM COTTAGE to rent. $150 p/w Hawea. Phone 0275 355 695 or call 443 2652.

CHILDRENS BIKES AND TRAILER: 16" $90 (4 to 6 years) and 20" $50 (6 to 8 years). 2 seater bike trailer/stroller $100. 0221 591 618.

HAWEA KINDERGARTEN currently has spaces available for children aged 2-5 years to attend for morning, afternoon or school day sessions. For more information phone the kindergarten on 443 6192 or visit our website www.coka.co.nz

CONGRATULATIONS MUDDY! Best Irish joke of 2012! Want to hear it? Go to www.facebook.com/BullockBar

DO YOU KNOW A HAIRDRESSER who would love a working holiday in paradise? Flair has a position, either short or long term. Call Theresa 443 1916 or email flairhairstyling@gmail.com

BICYCLE. Womans Specialized Sirrus Sport Hybrid. 51 cm frame (small). Disc brakes, new tyres, computer. Well cared for, normal wear and tear. Wee beaut $450. Skis and boots, Volkl Energy 220, 149 cm with Marker bindings.Tecnic R:VelX7 Boots. Hardly used. $600 for both. Fit woman size 9 or Eu 39. Phone 443 9244 or 022 069 3430.

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

KIP MCGRATH helps students gain knowledge as well as confidence with their school work. Y2 - y13 English, Maths and Science. We are enrolling now for term 2, please call and book your educational assessment today. 0800 TUTORING.

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

DRY FIREWOOD In Wanaka $65 per metre, outside Wanaka $75 per metre. Stacking service available. Phone Ben 0274 742 899.

WOODY'S POOL BAR. Live Super Rugby, Friday 7.30pm Blues v Hurricanes, Saturday 5.30pm Waratahs v Sharks, 7.30 Crusaders v Cheetahs.

FOR SALE - 2001 Mitsubishi L300 Van, 211,000km. Good going order. Registration on hold, warrant to April. Ideal for builder/plumber/electrician or camper. Offers over $4000. Please phone after 5pm 03 448 6129 or 021 303 086.

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.

PANDORA NEW SEASON BEADS. Now in stock, fabulous new designs and colours. Aspiring Jewellers, 101 Ardmore Street.

THREE BEDROOM APARTMENT to rent, Plantation Road. $340p/w, furnished or unfurnished, 2 bathrooms, garage, OSP. Call 443 1842 or 027 636 3610.

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

SOUTH BEACH IS ON SALE! So come in and get some bargains, from brands Billabong, Rusty, Ripcurl, Quicksilver, Roxy and Hurley. Come in and check it out 12 Helwick St

MATTRESSES - CLEARANCE - only a few left! Brand new, fantastic quality, inner sprung, or viscose. Sample stock - 1/2 the price you'd expect to pay. Assorted sizes. Phone 027 224 7786.

WANAKA PRESCHOOL AGM Monday, 30th April at 7:30 at 106 Tenby Street. All welcome. For enquiries ring 443 7090.

ELECTRIC BIKES FOR SALE. Shimano gear/brakes. Save money on fuel. $950. Check out Lakeside Rentals and Gifts. Phone 03 443 4315.

TYRES - Need new tyres? Come and see us at Mt Aspiring Motors. We have fantastic specials this month on all Kumho tyres. Free fitting and balancing. Call Riki on 443 7847 or 027 3285 324.

$7 JUGS OF TUI. OH YEAH! Only until the 31st March at the Bullock Bar.

AKAROA HOLIDAY HOME - share entitles you to a week in Akaroa every three months. Phone 443 7913 or 0276 113 532.

FOR RENT: Studio in Meadowstone. Everything supplied including king bed, Sky TV, heat pump. Prefer long term and employed full time. Suit one. Phone 021 036 4563.

ZUMBA FITNESS! Classes in town! Zumba Fitness is a latin dance inspired high calorie burning workout. If you love music and love to move then come and give Zumba a try! With the cooler season coming through add a Zumba Fitness class to spice up and add some fun to your weekly workout. Classes are at the Presbyterian Church Hall, Tenby St - $9 per class. Monday 6:30pm & Wednesday 7:00pm. For more info contact 021 0279 5639. www.zumbalove.co.nz or check out Zumba Wanaka on Facebook! No class Monday 26th March as Otago Anniversary Day.

WANAKA BEERWORKS will be at the Farmers Market March 29th. Be one of the first to try our 3 new Autumn seasonal beers: 'Nun' 'Oompa Loompa' and 'Jay Lee'.

WARBIRDS WEEKEND ACCOMMODATION available, Mt Iron, modern 3 bedroom holiday home, sleeps 10 including baby cot. Phone 021 855 805.

THE LITTLE GREEN MEN back at the Luggate Hotel Saturday 24th March. Come in, watch the game and then party on after with this legendary duo!

LOUIS VUITTON BANGLES for sale. Limited edition, white leather cuff and pink resin bangle brought from L.V. Queenstown. $300 the lot. Phone 021 704 432.

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.

"ATLAS" METAL TURNING LATHE: Well set up on cabinet and with 3 & 4 jaw chucks. $350. Also compressor - older professional type with modern accessories (spray gun etc) $90. Phone 443 7287.

DOES YOUR CHILD STRUGGLE with reading, writing, maths? Give us a call, we can help. $35 per hourly session. abctutoring@hotmail.co.nz or phone 021 032 9114.

MOMBASA IS THE 2ND LARGEST CITY in Kenya and is situated on the shores of the Indian Ocean. It has a long history extending back to 900AD, and has always been an important trading port. Mombasa is now one of Africa's major tourist attractions, with some of the best beaches in the world, diverse marine life and world class luxurious hotels.

FOR RENT: Compact, warm 3 bedroom cottage. Log burner, carport, private garden. Unfurnished,10 mins walk to town. $290pw. Phone 443 5245 or 021 996 133. Sorry no dogs.

SEWING GODDESS : clothing alterations & repairs. Prices from only $15! Please call or text Kate 021 1899 932.

 

WANTED TO RENT: 4-5 bedrooms, log burner, unfurnished, long term, garage, house for local family. Must be able to have outside dogs. Txt 021 178 9773.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE THE 20TH for the Arts funding from the Upper Clutha Community Arts Council and the Central Lakes Arts Support Scheme.

OUTDOOR CHAIRS, Rattan table, sun lounger, tennis court fence mesh. All new at sample stock prices. Phone 027 224 7786.

ACTIVE ELECTRO Locally owned for 15 years. For all domestic and commercial electrical requirements. Call Fred 443 4065.

ATTENTION BUILDERS for all concrete floors, placing and finishing, call Brown Bros Plasterers for great rate 443 5117 or 027 4570 713.

RUBYS FOR A FUNCTION? For a 21st? For a 40th? A Hens Do? Or just to party! Do come in and see her or call us on 443 6901.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A GREAT job for the ski season? Housekeeper/ receptionist wanted for 5 star accommodation complex. Looking for a worker between 20-30 years of age. Must have a good attitude. Must have NZ drivers licence. Must be computer savvy. Must be fit and a hard worker.

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

FRESH BLUFF OYSTERS NOW AVAILABLE at Botswana Butchery, Wanaka. Enjoy them buttermilk battered or natural. Also available to order at Barluga. Share a dozen by the fire with a glass of bubbles. Heaven!

WANAKA SKI & SNOWSPORTS CLUB AGM @ Edgewater, 4.30pm, Sun 15th April.

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

TAKE A LOOK AT OUR NEW WEBSITE and discover what osteopathy can do for you and your family. Wanaka Osteopathic Clinic on the lakefront specialises in all treatments from tennis elbow to toe sprains, and for newborns to ninety plus. Pop in or call us on 03 443 OSTE (6783).

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.

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

FREESTYLERS (UK) HERE IN WANAKA!! Presale tickets $25+BF are selling fast at www.dashtickets.co.nz so if ya miss out head in to Chop, Quest or Base Backpackers for general admission tickets. $35+BF cash only. Don't miss out on this epic event up close and personal with a massive sound system to make ya bounce through the roof. Wednesday 28th March. Mint Bar.

IT'S 6 IN THE MORNING. The coffee is hot and the café is warm, only @ The Hammer. We won't throw you out in the cold. The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

LOUNGE BAR LAZY SUNDAYS - Register this week for your chance to win a BBQ! Come see us for details.  

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

AJ LIVE AT URBAN GRIND this Friday 23rd March from 6pm, $5 Stokes craft beer range, $5 house wines, gourmet pizzas and tapas.

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.

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

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

PURE NEWS: Age Spots on your hands? Let us flick these off with IPL www.puretherapy.co.nz Phone 443 5969.

PRIVATE FOOTBALL COACHING WANTED for 13 year old boy who wants to "Bend it like Beckham". 1 hour after school per week. If you have the necessary skills, please phone 03 443 8930 or 021 2400 224 - Thanks.

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.

YES, WE DELIVER – the Green Room would love to organise a beautiful bouquet delivered to your door; Monday – Saturday. Phone 443 2324.

WANAKLEAN DOG - Grooming, clipping, bathing. Call Emily on 0275 110 282.

CALTEX WIFI LAUNDROMAT has an oversized washer and dryer for bedding, sports clothes, etc. Open 6am - 11pm daily. 7 washers and 9 dryers.

LAKES PODIATRY - General foot care, management of foot and ankle pain, assessment of running technique, foot wear advice, orthotic therapy, children's foot assessments and diabetic foot care. ACC registered. For appointments call 443 0730.

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.

CRAFT MARKET THIS SUNDAY FROM 10AM, Pembroke Park. Handmade New Zealand Arts and Crafts direct from the artists to you.

FOR RENT: 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, unfurnished house located in popular Rippon Lea. Sunny lounge and dining area with log fire. Double garage. Available for 1 year lease. Phone 443 0045.

WARBIRDS: Holiday accommodation available - spacious 3/4 bedroomed house, large studio apartment, Wanaka. Phone 021 659 757.

DETOX at Nirvana Retreat, phone 443 2252.

STRAP YOURSELF TO A BEAUTIFUL stranger and free fall above the most incredible scenery in New Zealand. Your local Tourism Award winning tandem skydiving company is ready to take you on the adventure of a lifetime! Call free 0800 786 877.

FIREWOOD. Dry willow $60m3. Dry poplar $50m3. Phone 0276 006 059.

IS YOU BODY PAIN FREE AND SUPPLE? The structure of your body, just like any well designed & engineered moving object, can get stiff and hard to move with symptoms of pain if not structurally maintained. When your mechanical structure is aligned the results are remarkable. Call Dr John Gibson(DC) BMEDSci(HONS)MASTERSChiro. Tel 443 6460 (ACC provider).

BABY STUFF! FOR SALE:- Touchwood cot, Cariboo bassinet, Nature sway and swing and lots of other bits and bobs. All great condition. Call Tash 021 907 877. or 443 1215.

$1, $3, $5 GARAGE SALE - Saturday 24th March - far end of Upton Street (signs out on the day). 9am (not before please!) until 11am. Yes, most items $1, $3 or $5. Larger items individually priced and these include fax machine, book shelves, portacot, heated towel rail, coffee table, queen size quilted bedspread etc. "Children's only table" - Items at pocket money prices.

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

WHY IS THURSDAY THE MOST DELICIOUS DAY of the week? The Wanaka Farmers Market! Thursdays 4pm. Pembroke Park.

FOR RENT: Wanaka, modern 2 bedroom apartment, available from 11th April 2012. Long term - fully furnished $330 p/w. Phone 027 248 1875.

PAINTBALL CENTRAL - Cromwell 3 Fields. Fun for all ages! Check out our rates/specials on www.paintballcentral.co.nz Phone to book 0274 485 399.

WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA TICKETS in the McGregor's Corporate Tent. Price includes entry into the airshow, delicious catered food all day long, private bar and grand marquee seating right on the runway. For tickets call Claudia 027 243 8885 or email claudia@mcgregorsbakery.co.nz

COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW in the Mount Iron Garden Bar at the Albert Town Tavern, from 2pm on Sunday the 31st  March.                   

WOODSTACKERS WANTED. 2 school boys wanted to stack firewood. Pocket money for someone! Phone 443 2638.

ALIZARIN LIZARD violently mix pop, rock, neo-psychedelia and jazz, and the result is a blast of fiery energy, capturing the power and turbulence of their live shows' - Amy Maclaine, NZ Musician. Live at Mint bar this Saturday from 9pm. Free entry.

LIVE AT FEDERAL DINER this sunny Friday afternoon (5-7pm) will be Poetic Justice. Come down for some spoken word poetry, glass of wine and yummy tapas. 47 Helwick St, phone 443 5152.

HOW GOOD DO YOU EXPECT TO FEEL? I expect you to thrive. Call John Gibson Chiropractic. Aches and pains in the body are not generally due to aging. Your body is designed to move! Accidents/sports injury/headaches/sciatica/osteoarthritis/jaw problems/inflexibility/postural problems/aches and pains general and specific. Don't waste another day! Dr John Gibson (DC) ACC provider. Phone 443 6460.

OPTIMUS GRYME playing at Mint Bar this Thurs 22nd March. It's the last Summer sessions gig and it's going to be a huge night! Tickets $10 from Base or on the door.

FOR RENT - NEW, spacious 4 bedroom house in Lake Hawea. Garden, carport. Great neighbourhood. Near school bus stop, shops and lake. $350 per week. Flexible for partly furnished or unfurnished. Long term only, available from end May/start June. Phone 443 1347.

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

GREAT TIME TO PLANT after the rain – come along to the plant sale @ Nook Road Nursery for some fresh bargains this weekend.

MASQUERADE BALL - Criffel Station Woolshed, April 7th from 8pm. Dust off the black tie and dancing shoes, Criffel Station Woolshed is hosting the First Annual Masquerade Ball. Dress to impress, in black tie and a mask. No mask no entry. Get your crew together for a night of live entertainment and dancing under a full moon! Book online www.criffelstationwoolshed.co.nz or phone Rebecca for more details 443 1034.

ORGANIC FRUIT/VEGE, mixed boxes, eggs, broad range of dry goods & more! Visit our on-farm store, Wanaka Farmers Market stall or place orders online at www.aspiringorganics.co.nz Phone 443 7971, free local delivery!

PRE PAID GIFT CARDS FOR LUNCH @ The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

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 Terrace, Lake Hawea. Open 11am - 5pm, closed Monday. Phone 443 1707.

FOR SALE - Cot bed, well used but still ok with, as new innersprung mattress $100. Travel cot with foam mattress $50. Highchair $20 or all for $150.00. Gas patio heater $50. Imac G3 with Epsom A4 inkjet printer $80 for both. Phone 443 6264.

FIREWOOD - Dry, clean poplar. You pick up $40 per m2. We help load Saturdays. Phone 027 637 9901.

FREE BUSINESS WORKSHOP All welcome. Learn tips on 'How to give great service & ensure your businesses ongoing success'. March 27th 9am-12pm@Edgewater - morning tea included. To register email:andrea.vanschreven@nbnz.co.nz or phone 03 443 9601 for details.

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

HOME TO RENT 3/4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, lovely established private garden bordering reserve. 1 min walk to all schools. Ready now & must be long term. Phone 021 431 890.

GARAGE SALE this Saturday 24th, 8am - 12pm. For sale: wooden cot, high chair, lots of baby things and childrens toys. Also CDs, pictures, kids skis, scooters and more. 22 Keliher Drive, Wanaka.

CHEST FREEZER WANTED - 50 ltr to 150 ltr capacity. Upright freezer also fine. Urgent! Call or text anytime, Louis 021 0616 446.

FOR RENT: Furnished and unfurnished properties available for long term and seasonal rental. View at www.accommodationwanaka.com

MAKE YOUR JOURNEY TO QUEENSTOWN smoother by grabbing a coffee from Dose Cafe, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre. Open 8-5 Mon-Fri.

GORGEOUS NEW SEASON Saben bags just in at Gifted Design, stunning colours. Gifted, phone 443 2035 Spencer House.

GARAGE SALE - Sat 24th at 10am, 29 Farrant Drive. Trampoline, bicycle, DVD player, kitchen stuff, heater, backpack etc.

WINTER PUFFER JACKETS? Really? Well, yes - time to think about it, and what better than the new Marmot Down range at Racers Edge. Exciting!

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

SOAK UP THE SEASON and stockpile sensational delights at the Wanaka Farmers Market! Thursdays 4pm. Pembroke Park.

$30 1L GILBEY'S GIN! Bullock Bar bottle shop: local business, best location and great value!

YOGA! MEDITATION! Hawea Flat Hall. Thursdays 7-8.30pm $10 Bring two towels / pillows for mediation. Robyn 027 644 8005. Come stretch - then relax!

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

FLATMATE WANTED: $130 p/w. Warm, furnished house, close to town. Own bath. Wood burner. Phone 0220 262 204.

JAPANESE COOKING CLASSES in April. Shouga-yaki, (ginger pork) and Chawan-mushi (steamed egg mixture) for good Autumn meal. April 2nd 6pm-8.30pm, 4th 11.00am-1.30pm. $48. More info or book to: japanese.cuisine.wanaka@gmail.com or 443 1232, Yumi & Aya.

FREE COFFEE WITH ALL MEETINGS. Let Fluid brew some steaming hot ideas to perk up your brand. Since 1999. www.fluid.net.nz

FREE GLASS OF BUBBLES @ Rubys every Tuesday 'date night'. Book 2 tickets for Tuesday evening and receive a free glass of bubbles. Please call 443 6901 for any information.

CAR BROKEN DOWN? Need a tow? Wanaka Auto Centre and Recovery can tow your car to where it needs to go. 58 Ballantyne Road. Phone 443 8923.

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

THE TEA TRADE AT MOMBASA - Mombasa is a centre of the tea trade in Africa, and was famous for its weekly tea auctions. Teas are tasted like wines - one taster might "slurp and spit" 600 teas a day, and then drink up to 8 full cups as well. The auction took place in an elegant auction house each Monday and Tuesday. Tea sales are now made electronically from the computer screen - another tradition sadly lost.

DAN RUTHERFORD: Workshop in Land Art 31st March – 1st April 2012 Criffel Station Woolshed, Mt Barker Rd. We are very sorry to have to postpone this Workshop due to Dan being over committed. We are working on a spring date to reschedule and will keep you informed.

HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION IN THE CAITLINS - Charming 3 bedroom self contained house for rent at Waikawa. Lovely estuary and rural views. Suitable for families, fisherman, groups. Phone Sue Shaw 03 206 4606 or 027 294 412.

$30 1L STIL VODKA! Bullock Bar bottle shop. Local business, best location and great value!

YAY, IT'S OUR BIRTHDAY! Bringing you uniquely handmade arts and crafts for 20 years! Artisans Co-operative Studio, 56 Ardmore Street.

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.

PLANT SALE @ NOOK ROAD NURSERY runs until 31 March. 25% off & loads of bargains.

TRUE BOILED BREAKFAST BAGELS @ The Hammer & Nail, Bakery & Café, 3 Cliff Wilson Street (opposite Mitre 10).

MOBILE PHONES ONLY $54.99 AT CALTEX. LG brand, colour screen, speaker phone, wireless FM. Available now at Caltex Wanaka.

KT SIGHTSEEING is still operating and now doing the day shifts service with a smile. Phone 443 9368 or 0800 272 700.

WOULD YOUR BUSINESS SURVIVE A DISASTER? Do you have systems in place to protect important data? Does your staff know what to do? By working with you to create easy to follow systems, I can help you to protect your business in the event of the unexpected happening. For a no obligation and confidential chat, contact me. Peter Robinson, Business Systems Specialist 027 444 4622 peter@systemspecialist.co.nz

LITTLE GREEN MEN keep the party going Friday 23rd at the Bullock Bar! Live music, good times!

TO RENT: 1 bedroom cottage, Lake Hawea. Available Easter weekend or for long term. Double bed and fold down couch. Woodburner, carport, close to lake, private, furnished or unfurnished. Phone 443 5368 or 021 224 2350.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LUGGATE HOTEL! We've got a hell of a party planned. Highlanders playing, drink specials, locals BBQ and then Little Green Men to party with! All kicks off 6pm Saturday 24th March.

WANAKA TAXIS - operating with a new phone number 443 7623 or 027 272 0190. Keith and Barbara still providing your local transport requirements in clean comfortable cars.

SHOTGUNS NOW REDUCED at lowest prices ever! Benelli, Fabram, Remington, 12 gauge and 20 gauge from $699.99. Hamills Wanaka, Helwick Street. Phone 443 8094.

FOR RENT: 2 bedroom cottage in Albert Town. Log burner, whiteware, large garage, fully fenced section. Long term local renters, please. Available 7th April. $265 p/week. Phone 0211 640 555 antliz25@gmail.com

SASANOKI'S JAPANESE OF THE WEEK: "Kaki" (car-key) meaning "oysters", which are available at Sasanoki, either tempura or fresh. Hisashi, who is feeling home sick badly, wants some too.

FABRIC SALE. Plains, florals, stripes at Quality Curtains, 12 Frederick Street.

EASTER ACCOMMODATION: 2 x double bedroom cottage. Awesome location. Fully equipped. Minimum 3 nights. Phone 027 232 5594.

APARTMENT AVAILABLE, two bedrooms. Long term preferred. $300 a week. Close to town. Phone Hayley on 443 5352 or Margo 021 373 165.

SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE is looking for a volunteer for Tuesday 1.30pm - 3.30. Please call in or phone 443 5068.