District Wide

Abbeyfield Wakatipu Inc

Not-for-profit housing project for the over-55s in the Wakatipu.Purpose-built affordable housing for independent older people.Follows international Abbeyfield tenets of companionship, values and community support and involvement.


The work of AccessAbility is based on a defined set of principles and beliefs.  These are what guide our efforts.  They are what we stand for and aim towards.  Like all things in life they require constant reviewing. Access Ability is an independent, not for profit company that has been working in the disability sector for over 10 years.

Adventure Development

Free Youth Alcohol and Drug Counselling for young people under 20. Counselling for moderate mental health issues.

Alcohol and Drug / Community Mental Health Nurses

The Southern DHB Alcohol and Drug Services are delivered by the Specialist Addiction Services team (formerly Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS) in Otago and Drug and Alcohol Specialist Service (DASS) in Southland).

Alcohol Drug Helpline

Our alcohol drug telephone helpline is only a call away. Call 0800 787 797 or text 8681, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to speak with a trained counsellor. All calls are free and confidential.

Alzheimers Southland

Alzheimers Southland offers support, education and information to anyone wanting to know more about dementia. We provide this service by offering educational talks, information sessions, support groups and home visits to clients. In Queenstown / Arrowtown every 4-6 weeks

Arrowtown Community Pool

Summer season opening only.

Aspiring Beginnings Early Learning Centre

Aspiring Beginnings Early Learning Centre, based in the lakeside town of Wanaka provides for children from 3 months of age. The centre is a small family focused environment for up to 40 children which was established by the community & is still owned by the community. It is a  ‘not for profit’ centre with any profits going back into children’s quality education. We are...

Autism New Zealand

Autism New Zealand Inc. provides support, training, advocacy, resources and information on Autism Spectrum disorders including Aspergers Syndrome. Our members include children, young adults and adults on the autism spectrum; their family/whanau; caregivers; and professionals who work within this field. Our Vision: Empowering people living with autism.

Blind Foundation

The Blind Foundation is here to help.  If you, a family member or friend, is blind or experiencing sight loss, we can provide the support needed to help you face your future with confidence. You can access our services by registering with us.  Once you’re set up, you’ll be able to get a wide range of support. You might wish to access our popular Library Service or learn som...

Boomerang Bags Queenstown

Boomerang Bags works to reduce the use of plastic bags by engaging local communities in the making of Boomerang Bags community made using recycled materials, Boomerang Bags provide a free, fun, sustainable alternative to plastic bags. By getting involved with Boomerang Bags, you are participating in a national movement that celebrates a local grassroots initiative, community building and sustaina...

Bruce Telford - Mental Health

Bruce Telford - Mental Health is a group which provides a free online mental health programme called survival strategies for depression which provides practical strategies to improve and manage a persons mood, which everyone can access. In addition to this it offers a Face to Face Mental Health Education Programme called: feeling good ... it also provides general counselling services.

Cancer Society - Central Otago & Queenstown Lakes District

Support Services: No matter who you are, where you live, or the issues you're facing through cancer, we can help with services that are free, confidential and accessible. These services are available for carers, family and friends as well. Our services aim to help those affected by cancer maintain a positive future outlook and offer support for patients and their families. Living with a cancer dia...

Central Otago REAP

Central Otago REAP provides a diverse and extensive educational resource to rural communities, implementing a life long learning approach. The overall purpose of Central Otago REAP is to provide educational support and assistance across all sectors including early childhood, primary, secondary and adult education. Central Otago REAP is a community-based flexible resource providing formal and non-...

Community Law Centre

We offer free legal advice and information, representation and education to the people of Otago.  Free legal advice clinics are held on the 1st Wednesday of each month in Queenstown and Wanaka. Please make an appointment first.  QUEENSTOWN (9:30am to 11:30am): Happiness House, phone: 03 442 6531, location: 4 Park Street, Queenstown. WANAKA (1pm to 2:30pm): Communi...

Counselling - Re-Create

Kathryn provides counselling and training in both general mental health issues and addiction or substance abuse

Department of Conservation - Wakatipu

Mission and visionThe Department of Conservation's challenge is to manage natural and historic heritage assets for the greatest benefit and enjoyment of all New Zealanders, by conserving, advocating and promoting natural and historic heritage so that its values are passed on undiminished to future generations.The Department’s mission is:To conserve New Zealand’s natural and historic he...

Department of Internal Affairs

Our visionThe Department of Internal Affairs is a recognised leader in public service – known for innovation, essential to New Zealand, and trusted to deliver. Our purposeThe Department of Internal Affairs serves and connects people, communities and government to build a safe, prosperous and respected nation.

Employment New Zealand

For free employment information we're open from Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm, Fridays 9.00am - 5.00pm, excluding public holidays. Please note: We can't interpret employment agreements, provide legal advice or bring personal grievances on your behalf. 0800 20 90 20 International: +64 9 969 2950 Language Line If English isn't your first language, you can use a free telephone interpreting ser...

Epilepsy NZ - Southland Branch

What Do We Do? Educational services for professionals who work with people with epilepsy such as ambulance service staff, police, nurses and teachers Community awareness through speaking engagements in community groups including service clubs, workplaces, school and recreational clubs A national epilepsy helpline 0800 374 537 Information and support services, both face-to-face and over the phon...

Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is New Zealand’s leading independent rural advocacy organisation. The federation’s aim is to add value to the business of farming for our members and encouraging sustainability through good management practice. Federated Farmers consists of 24 provinces and associated branches giving farmers a collective voice at both a national and provincial level. Po...

Gibbston Community Association

Virtually written off in the 1970’s, the tiny rural community of Gibbston revitalised itself by developing wine tourism alongside the existing adventure tourism (A J Hackett Bungy, white-water rafting and river surfing) and within the context of their history. In 1997, a small group of vineyard owners petitioned Council to include special provisions in the District Plan that acknowledged Gib...

Head Injury Society of Southland

Cell: 027 424 8813 Hours: Monday - Thursday 9.30am - 3pm. Friday by appointment only. Please phone first.

Health and Disability Advocacy Service

The Nationwide Health and Disability Advocacy Service is a free service that operates independently from all health and disability service providers, government agencies and HDC. If you want to know more about your rights when using health or disability services, get questions answered, or make a complaint, we can help. Freephone: 0800 555 050 Email: advocacy@advocacy.org.nz

Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission was set up in 1977 and works under the Human Rights Act 1993. Our purpose is to promote and protect the human rights of all people in Aotearoa New Zealand. We work for a free, fair, safe and just New Zealand, where diversity is valued and human dignity and rights are respected. The Human Rights Commission works across Aotearoa New Zealand to increase human rights stand...

i-SITE Queenstown Visitor Centre

We are Queenstown’s only official Visitor Information Centre and part of the nationwide Tourism New Zealand and Goverment approved i-SITE Network. i-SITE Queenstown is one of 90 offices nationwide here to give visitors unbias travel advice, forward itinerary planning, activities bookings and transport in Queenstown and around New Zealand.   We specialise in Queenstown bookings for:...


IMIQ (Ikatan Masyarakat Indonesia di Queenstown) is an Indonesian community group in Queenstown.

Luv Immigration World

Welcome to Luv Immigration World. We are a non-profit club providing free cultural activities in Queenstown, New Zealand. Our vision is promoting an understanding and respect between different cultures to build stronger communities and for social fun and connection. YOU are invited to join us. All ages, gender and ethnicities are welcome to participate in our cultural activities. ​If ...

Makarora Library

Opening hours (school term only): Tuesday: 11:30am - 12:30pmThursday: 2.45pm - 4:00pmBy request at other times.  The school children use the library during school hours, term time.

Mary Ferguson

Psychotherapist/CounsellorI am a Registered Practitioner under the Health & Disabilities Act, and a full member of the NZ Association of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists. I have expertise and experience in working with children, youth, family's, couples and adults. My strength of practice in with relationships - within your family, as a couple or with your own children.


MediaWorks consists of TV, Radio and Interactive. MediaWorks TV encompasses the national stations TV3 and FOUR, while MediaWorks Radio operates out of 23 markets and consists of the nationwide brands MORE FM, RadioLIVE, Solid Gold, The Edge, The Breeze, The Rock, LiveSPORT and Kiwi FM, as well as regional stations Mai FM in Auckland, Northland and Rotorua, Times FM in Orewa, Radio Dunedin, Coroman...

NZ Immigration Service

Freephone (within New Zealand) 0508 55 88 55 Opening hours: 9:30am - 3:30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children

Only by working together with valued partners, practitioners, NGOs and professionals from other areas – including doctors, teachers and police – will we be able to offer our most vulnerable tamariki the protection and care they need.


Pact provides support to anyone with a need so they can lead fulfilling lives in the community. We don’t care why you need our support or what that support looks like. It’s our job to figure that out with you.

Parent to Parent Inc

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 2:30pm

Peninsula Performance Piano

Promoting Pleasure at the Piano. Piano, Theory, Composition, Aural Training for all ages and stages - beginners to Advanced Levels. Learn new skills while having fun. For those'mature' students who played in a previous life - or if in middle age, just want to try again - come and exercise those fingers - a lot of laughs guaranteed! Preparation for Trinity Guildhall, Associated Board, and NZMEB off...

Queenstown and District Historical Society

The Queenstown and District Historical Society was formed in May 1965 at a time when significant buildings from the gold rush era of the 1800s were in danger of demolition as the tourist town grew.  The firs campaign saved the former Library built in 1877 in the centre of town.  Since then the society has flourished and been influential in the preservation of buildings, sites and histori...

Queenstown Bridge Club

Meet to play bridge every Tuesday evening and Friday afternoon at the Queenstown Events Centre. Lessons available.

Queenstown Community Choir

A social choir, singing a variety of music. Practices Tues 6.30pm Qtown Performing Arts Centre, Ballarat St. New members welcome. No auditions.

Queenstown Creative Writing Group

An informal group of writers that meet fortnightly, usually a Thursday evening from 7pm to 9pm. We aim to support and encourage each others writing goals. We are always happy to meet other creative writers.

Queenstown Dog Agility Club

Dog agility training from your local experts. Fun, social or compete. Meet weekly at Lake Hayes and training at our fully fenced paddock in Arrowtown. It's a great way to have fun with your dog in this fast growing sport. You guide your dog over a range of obstacles, hurdles, tunnels, weave poles, see-saws and ramps in the quickest possible time! No experience necessary, all safe training provi...

Queenstown Gymnastics Club Inc

The Queenstown Gymnastic Club is the Wakatipu's only fully equipped gym & includes a sprung floor and all the apparatus required for men's and women's artistic gymnastics (MAG & WAG). There's a class to suit ages 5yrs and above and ability through a range of various recreational and competitive programmes! We aim to provide quality coaching in a friendly atmosphere, with our classes taught by qu...

Queenstown Ice Hockey Club

Season runs from May through to September at the Queenstown Ice Arena

Queenstown Jobs

Queenstown Jobs ( www.queenstownjobs.co.nz )is a free locally-based job search site based in Queenstown, connecting job seekers and employers in an quick and easy way. It is run by a small team in Queenstown and is designed to be an effective way for Queenstown employers to find staff in the region for free, rather than using costly alternatives. It's also free for job seekers to register and uplo...

Queenstown Junior Futsal

Queenstown Football also provides indoor football in term 3 at the Queenstown Events Centre. Indoor Football / Soccer is known as Futsal   There are limited places available for kids aged U8 - U14   Please contact us for more information

Queenstown Karate Club

Queenstown Karate Club is the oldest karate club in Queenstown and was started in 1989 by Craig McLachlan. We are a traditional karate club that train Okinawan Goju Ryu (one of the biggest traditional styles in the world). Our organization has 30 dojos across New Zealand. We are a small dojo and train adults and children. Come along and see if karate is for you, we'd love to see you!

Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

The intent of this not-for-profit Trust is to provide housing for low to moderate income households who contribute to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the District, but are genuinely struggling to commit to the area because of the affordability issue. This is achieved through a number of innovative programmes.

Queenstown Lakes Family Centre

Free support and counselling for children, adolescents and their families. Including home-based parent support, group programmes and therapeutic counselling.

Queenstown Muslim Community

Queenstown Muslim community is the association of Muslim people who live in Queenstown We organise Jum'ah prayer together every Friday at around 1:45 pm - located at 1 Church Street, Queenstown 

Queenstown Photography Club

The Queenstown Photography Club Inc. is a non-profit organisation of both amateur and professional photographers alike. Our primary goal is to promote and support the art and science of photography as a means of creative expression achieved through awareness, education and participation.We strive to provide an enjoyable and stimulating forum through which members can receive practical information ...

Queenstown Wedding Association

The Queenstown Wedding Association (QWA) is a non-profit association with the goal of providing Queenstown wedding suppliers with a collective voice to promote Queenstown as a premier wedding destination both locally and internationally. Along with the various marketing initiatives, the QWA will focus bringing together the wide array of wedding suppliers for networking and professional events thro...

Rainbows and Sunshine

Rainbows and Sunshine is a book donation program so that our books (with a CD of the accompanying song in the back of the book) are donated to organisations involving children, especially those who are disadvantaged or sick. These organisations then give the books directly to children in need. We have, to date, donated to organisations helping children including our Queenstown Lakes district commu...

Rehabilitation and Disabilities Services

Our mission is to assist in the individual empowerment of all persons with any disability or need for rehabilitation, in the Central Lakes area, and to provide the tools they need to direct their lives and participate fully in the community. We are committed to providing our clients with quality support and equipment to help them reach their goals for independence and empowerment.

Remarkable Runners Athletics and Harriers Club

Club nights for Childrens Athletics start October through to March. Competition Squad compete on Saturdays in Dunedin as we are affiliated with Otago Athletics. We are wanting to rebuid interest in Adult Athletics and Harriers. Please enquire.

Remarkables Orienteering Club

We are an orienteering club based in Queenstown, New Zealand with maps around the region. From absolute beginners to world champions, we support anyone wanting to get started in the sport of orienteering or make it on the world stage. For further information and upcoming events visit our webpage www.roc.org.nz

Remarkables Primary School

Remarkables Primary School is one of New Zealand’s newest primary schools, which welcomed students in Term 1, 2010. The official opening was held on the 27th of August 2010. This school is unique in what it offers to all those who become part of this learning community. The school has had a staged opening beginning with our Year 1 and 2 students in Term 1, 2010 and our Year 3 and 4 students ...

Royal Forest and Bird - Central Otago-Lakes Branch

The branch is active in numerous projects related to the conservation of native flora and fauna, and the preservation of valuable natural landscape features. The branch is represented in several other groups with related interests in conservation and public access to the high country, to the Clutha River and to reserves containing flora and fauna of special interest

Shotover Four Wheel Drive Club

Based in Queenstown, the home of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery, the Shotover Four Wheel Drive Club generally holds a couple of runs each month. Our monthly meetings are held at the St John Ambulance Rooms, 10 Douglas Street, Frankton at 7.30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month. All new prospective members are welcome, we are a very friendly bunch and welcome anyone who comes to visit ...

Southern Adult Literacy Inc. (Queenstown branch)

Get the help you need to take charge of your life by improving your reading, writing and maths skills. We're committed to helping you in the way that suits you best. You'll get private, one-to-one or small group tutoring from trained tutors using methods that work. We will find out what you want to learn, and why.  That puts you in charge of your own learning.  When learning is releva...

Southern Lakes Deerstalkers Association

Formed in 1937, the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association is New Zealand’s recognised National body representing and speaking for hunters generally. The Queenstown (Southern Lakes NZDA) branch meet every last Thursday of the month, social opportunity to share or learn about hunting

Southern Lakes Masters Swimming Club

Southern Lakes Masters Swimming Club (SLMSC) are a group of like-minded people who enjoy swimming all year round both socially and competitively in the open water and local training pool.

Southern REAP (Wakatipu)

Our professional vision is to enrich our communities through innovative programmes. REAP fills gaps in mainstream education service provision by providing integrated and educational initiatives across Early Childhood, Schools and the Adult Education sectors.

Southern Support Eating Disorders (SSED) Service

The SSED Service in the community and primary health sector is a free service that provides early identification, assessment, treatment and referral for people with symptoms and / or behaviours consistent with an eating disorder. The service also provides advice for families/whanau to access support networks. Education, training and information for a range of professionals, about eating disorders ...

Sport Central

Sport Central is a partnership between Sport Otago, Sport Southland, the Central Otago District Council, and the Queenstown Lakes District Council.  The programme, which commenced in 2002, is designed to address the specific sport and recreation issues facing the Central Otago community.  We are grateful for the support of the Community Trust of Otago and the Central Lakes Trust for supp...

Strengthening Families - Upper Clutha

Strenghtening families can be used by any family/whanau in New Zealand with a child, children or young person(s) who needs help for more than one support service or government agency.

Supporting Families Wakatipu

Are you affected by someone else's mental health/drug/alcohol issues? We offer free, confidential support, advocacy and information.

Tarras School

School Vision: Tarras School will be a integral part of the Tarras community. The school’s focus will be to guide the children toward becoming capable and confident learners, who are adaptable and creative in their learning. The school will provide a safe, healthy and dynamic learning environment where the children will have opportunities to explore their world. The school will actively see...

Te Ao Marama Incorporated (Southern Iwi)

Or consents: Dean Whaanga dean@teaomarama.maori.nz 0274 479166 (Michael's cellphone).

The Duke of Edinburghs Hillary Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award is part of the International family of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award currently operating in over 130 countries around the world. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has been a National Programme in New Zealand since 1963 and it is now creating a new identity within New Zealand under the title ‘The Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award’.The ...

The Rotary Club of Wanaka

Meetings: Tuesday 6.00 for 6.30pm, Mt Iron Function Centre, Albert Town Tavern. Ph 443 4545.

Upper Clutha Lions Club of Wanaka

This group of Women's Lions has a Tea meeting every second Wednesday of the month, at 6.15pm, usually at the Albert Town Tavern. If visitors wish to join us please ring the phone number below, by the previous Monday evening, to book a meal with us.

Upper Clutha Rugby Football Club

All new members welcome! Another contact: Nick Thompson - 027 226 68573

Upper Clutha Senior Citizens Club Inc

Membership to the club is open to all men and women aged from 60 years in the Upper Clutha District. Come along to informal meetings for afternoon tea and join us on day trips around the Queenstown Lakes District.

Vineyard Christian Fellowship

Sunday Service:  10.30am and 6.30pm

Volunteering Central

Volunteering Central is passionate about volunteering and ensuring volunteers have a postive experience. We seek to raise awareness of volunteering in the Central Lakes District and connect people who want to volunteer their time, skills and energy to organisations which rely on their help. To register your organisations role or to browse volunteer roles on line check out our website or call us to...

Wakatipu Community Church (Presbyterian)

Queenstown - 24 Stanley Street Frankton - McBride Street Arrowtown - 22 Berkshire Street

Wakatipu Conservatoire of Classical Ballet

Classes in Classical Ballet for ages 4 upwards with a fully qualified and registered teacher. Classes are held in Queenstown. We offer classes in the bbodance syllabi and also competitive level with competitive dancers travelling throughout the country at competitions.

Wakatipu Fartonian Society

A Social club that meets infrequently. New members welcome, but must have a sense of humour.

Wakatipu Kindergarten

3 year oldsWednesday and Friday - 8.30am to 12.45pm 4 year oldsMonday, Tuesday and Thursday8.30am to 2.45pm

Wakatipu Lions Club

We support local community projects and meet once a month at Goldridge Hotel. New members welcome. Please contact Jan for more details.

Wakatipu Mountain Safety Council

Wakatipu Mountain Safety Council run a variety of public courses in Firearms, Bushcraft, Outdoor First Aid, HUNTS and Avalanche.

Wakatipu Riding Club

Wakatipu Riding Club, Inc. (WRC) is an affiliated member of New Zealand Riding Clubs, Inc. and Bridleways NZ. We are an open, active, fun group of adult horse lovers who share a common passion for equestrian activities and information. We organise and host competitions, treks and other equestrian events to provide riding and social opportunities for our members and other riders. We also promote t...

Wakatipu Swim School

We are passionate about teaching Learn to Swim in our community, and promoting water safety strategies to the children in our schools and ECE centres. We support the Queenstown Primary School in using their pool during Terms 1 & 4 and year round we use Alpine Aqualand on Sundays. Holiday swim blocks are a great way to boost swim skills for busy families without time for weekly swim lessons dur...

Wakatipu Toy Library

A fantastic range of toys, games, puzzles and outdoor equipment suitable for 6months+ Different membership options available to locals, including, helping, full and Grandparent memberships. Find us at the top of Man Street. Feel free to come and have a look.   OPENING HOURS Monday: 9.30am - 11.00amThursday: 3.00pm - 4.30pm  Saturday: 9.00am - 1.00pm (Please note: The Thursday session...

Wild Things Nanny Service

Wild Things offer the highest quality home-based early childhood service - where children can be children, and nothing is more important than that. 

Wills Acting Workshops

Wills Acting Workshops - Offering fun and interactive drama workshops, acting training, accent coaching, audition techniques, stage combat and more... Hi everyone, want to give Acting & Stage Combat a go? With all the filming that goes on across the country and the many talent agencies out there, why not come along and give the New Acting & Stage Combat workshops ago! The workshops and classes...

Workbridge Inc

Or tollfree number: 0508 858 858 Workbridge is a not-for-profit organisation which assists people with disabilities into careers, training and employment.