Albert Town Community Association

Our goal is to enhance the quality of life for the residents by being responsive to the needs, interests, and priorities of the community. It is the function of this organization to promote the health, safety, common good, and social welfare of the residents of Albert Town. If you live in Albert Town, you are already part of the ATCA, we encourage you to become a member. Chair: Jim ...

Alcoholics Anonymous Wanaka

Alcoholics Anonymous is a voluntary, worldwide fellowship of men and women from all walks of life who meet together to attain and maintain sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. Freephone: 0800 AA works(2296757). Monday 7:30pm and Friday 07:30 PM - Wanaka Plunket Rooms, Wanaka, 51 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, Open mee...

Aspiring Beginnings Early Learning Centre

A small, not for profit, community owned childcare centre, providing quality early childhood education for children from 3 months of age.

Bike Wanaka

Bike Wanaka is a group of like minded cycling enthusiasts, we advocate trail building and maintenance in the Wanaka area, organise cycling events and try to bring together the local community to improve cycling facilities for everyone on two wheels in the Upper Clutha area.

Cardrona Hall Board

Maintain and upgrade the Historic Cardrona Hall and Church, used for concerts, functions and weddings.Call Martin Curtis for bookings.

Cardrona Valley Residents and Ratepayers Society

Blyth Adams, Chairman - 0275345136 Sarah Stewart, Vice-chair Kay Curtis, Treasurer Katie Ross, Secretary

Central Otago Lincoln Old Students Association

Or you can contact Richard on his cellphone: 027 226 0983.

Community Networks Wanaka

Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm

Dance Wanaka

Dance Wanaka offers fun & enjoyable dance classes for all ages in Modern Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary & Preschool dance classes. Our professional team of teachers provide stimulating classes that nurture students passion for dance, along with extending their dance skills. We welcome you to come and trial a class today!

Department of Conservation - Wanaka

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...

Hawea Community Association

Our committee meetings are on the third Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm.Our AGM is at the beginning of October and we have two public meetings during the year.   Treasurer email: april.l.mackenzie@gmail.com

Hawea Library

Opening Hours: Monday: 10:00am - 12:00 noonTuesday & Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pmSaturday: 10:00am - 12:00 noon

Jehovah’s Witnesses—Who Are We? We come from hundreds of ethnic and language backgrounds, yet we are united by common goals. Above all, we want to honor Jehovah, the God of the Bible and the Creator of all things. We do our best to imitate Jesus Christ and are proud to be called Christians. Each of us regularly spends time helping people learn about the Bible and God’s Kingdom. Because we witne...

Luggate Albion Cricket Club

Welcome to the Luggate Albion Cricket Club – home of cricket in the Upper Clutha region.

Luggate Community Association

We meet regularly once a month - on the last Thursday of the month at 7:30pm.

Mainly Music Wanaka

Held at St Andrews Presbyterian Church Hall, Tenby Street, Wanaka Tuesdays 9.30am - 11.00am You can also contact: Kathy Dedo PH: 03 443 5364

Makarora Primary School

Lynley can also be contacted at home on 03 443 1154 or by email lynley@makarora.school.nz

Makarora Valley Community Incorporated

We don't have regular scheduled meetings, but rather as and when required (and when we can arrange for all the committee to be around). You can also contact Careen Kemp (Deputy/Secretary) on careenk@hotmail.com 

Matukituki Charitable Trust

The Vision of the Trust is to minimise the predator population in the Matukituki Valley and restore the native species under threat including Kea, SI Robin, SI Kaka, Rock Wren, Whio, braided riverbed birds, SI longtail bat and up to six species of lizard and scarlet mistletoe. The Trust will also provide resources and leadership to enable the release and sustained viability for Weka, Kiwi and oth...

Mountain Mamas Midwifery

6 midwives work from this practise.

National Heart Foundation

Or Contact: Leanne Barclay Cardiac Rehabilitation Co-Ordinator 03 474 0999 Tracer: 6941 leannne.barclay@healthotago.co.nz

Otago Girls High School ex Pupils

High School ex Girls Group

Parenting 4 Life

Network that provides parenting education and resources to families in the Upper Clutha. Other contact: Marie Roxburgh PH: 03 450 9159

Pembroke Folk Club

Promoting folk and traditional music in the Wanaka and Cardrona region.Organise and run the annual Cardrona Folk Festival at Labour weekend.

Plastic Bag Free Wanaka

Plastic Bag Free Wanaka is a group of hard working, committed and passionate volunteers. Our vision is for Wanaka to be plastic bag free by 2019 and for a reduction of single use plastic in our community and across New Zealand. Through fun events and education, we show people the harm done by single use plastics and make it easy and affordable to choose reusable options. We advocate for national...

Probus Club of Wanaka

Probus is an association of active retirees who join together in clubs, the basis purpose of which is to provide regular opportunities to keep their minds active, expand their interests and enjoy the fellowship of new friends.

Rotary Club of Wanaka

The members of the Rotary Club of Wanaka represent a cross section of the local community with the primary goal to give back to the local community and others with service above self under the guiding principles set out by the international rotary organisation.  The local club has a very social and healthy membership of 50+ people.  Meetings are held weekly over dinner on ...

Senior Net

Wanaka Senior Net meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month at 10am at the Wanaka Bowling Club, 130 Tenby Street.

Six a Side Cricket

Also contact for Albion Cricket Club.

St Columba Anglican Church

Sunday 9.30am (morning tea following service)

Te Kakano Aotearoa Trust

Te Kākano Aotearoa Trust is a not-for-profit charitable organisation registered with the NZ Charities, #CC23553. We have our own community-based native plant nursery that specialises in propagating plants of local origin. We support native habitat restoration in the Upper Clutha Basin and we work with local community groups, schools, organisations & businesses in the effort to promote han...

The Painters Group

The Painters Group meets on the second Monday each month 10am to 3pm in the Wanaka Arts Centre. There is a series of activities through the year .  

The Upper Clutha Messenger

The Upper Clutha Messenger has been the voice for the Wanaka Community since November 1978.

Upper Clutha A&P Society Inc.

One of the most picturesque A & P Shows in the South Island, The Upper Clutha A & P show was first held in Cromwell in 1895. Now set on the beautiful shores of Lake Wanaka, it is arguably one of the most stunning settings in the country for an A & P Show. The Upper Clutha A & P Show is a unique agricultural and pastoral event with spectacular Southern Alps in the background. It is...

Upper Clutha Community Art Council

This voluntary committee is elected to promote and support the arts in the Upper Clutha region, including Wanaka, Hawea, Luggate and Albert town. Their responsibility is to assess the eligibility and suitability of groups and individuals who seek grants from the Central Lakes Trust and the Creative NZ - Creative Community Scheme. The committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month. They have the...

Upper Clutha Herb Society

Meetings:Are on the second Tuesday of each month, and take place in members homes (advised by newsletter and the local weekly paper). We have a shared lunch (usually featuring the herb of the month) being a 'highlight'

Upper Clutha Historical Records Society

The society collects and preserves historical records of the Upper Clutha area. The records are housed at the Wanaka Library. An appointment is needed to research records. Secretary: Graham Taylor - gtml@xtra.co.nz - 03 443 1416.

Upper Clutha Plunket

Plunket Nurse Appointments, Health Educational Sessions, Parents' Support Groups, Room Hire Bookings 03 443 8799. For further information email - upperclutha@plunket.org.nz

Upper Clutha Plunket Carseat Co-ordinator

Hours: Tuesdays (5pm-6pm) and Thursdays (10am-12am) or leave a message

Upper Clutha Presbyterian Parish

Sunday Service 9.30 am [+ 6pm in Winter]Tuesdays 9.30 am 'Mainly Music' for under fives and their caregivers Thursdays at  5pm Centering Prayer

Upper Clutha Tracks Trust

The Upper Clutha Tracks Trust is a non profit organisation dedicated to developing a high quality network of public trails around Wanaka and the Upper Clutha Basin.The Trust is made up of seven passionate members of the Wanaka community, plus representatives from the Council, Department of Conservation.The Trust is registered with the Charities Commission – Reg No. CC38956The Trust is an Inc...

Upper Clutha Tramping Club

Club nights are held on the second Wednesday (excluding July) of each month at the Wanaka Yacht Club. These meetings are advertised in the Messenger and have an informal structure. Generally reports are given on recent trips and information is given and trip booking lists circulated on upcoming trips. A speaker may give a talk on a topic of general interest or the members may participate in a...

Upper Clutha University of the Third Age

Generally known as U3A. Holds regular lecture series for Seniors in Wanaka.

Upper Clutha Woodcraft Guild

Meet: 2nd Thursday at 7:30pm in the Woodwork Room, Mt Aspiring College, Plantation Rd, Wanaka.

Wanaka A A (Alcoholics Anonymous)

Support for alcoholics, addicts, familites and friends. Meetings Held: Mondays 8pm - Plunket Rooms on Ardmore Street

Wanaka Al-anon

Presbyterian Hall 91 Tenby Street Wanaka Tuesdays at 7.30pm.

Wanaka Badminton Club

Monday nights at Mt Aspiring College gymnasium.

Wanaka Baptist Church

We're a multi-cultural, multi-generational body of Jesus followers.  Some are settled and some are passing through.  All are welcome. On Sunday evenings at 5:30 we meet together to worship the God of the Bible and grow as a community.  We normally meet at the Lake Wanaka Centre (89 Ardmore Street), but not always.  Please check our website or Facebook page for where we are mee...

Wanaka Basketball Club

Local men's and women's basketball club.

Wanaka BNI

The Wanaka chapter of BNI meets weekly on Tuesday morning at 7am. BNI is a business and professional networking organisation that allows only one person from each profession to join any group or chapter. There are currently 129 chapters in New Zealand and some 2,650 members with a number currently under formation. Worldwide there are 145,870 members in 6,232 chapters in 49 countries.

Wanaka Bowling Club

You can also phone the club house on 03 443 7873 orEmail: wanakabowls@xtra.co.nz Secretary: Madeleine Wilson - Phone 03 443 4045

Wanaka Bridge Club

Regular sessions Monday Wednesday and Friday.

Wanaka Camera Club

Club meets monthly, 2nd Monday, at the St Johns Hall, Link Way, at 7:30pm Photography theme each month. Usually a speaker. Club suitable for all abilities.

Wanaka Community Toy Library

Open hours: Tuesday - 7:30pm - 8:30pm Friday - 9:30am - 11:00am Saturday - 9:30am - 11:00am

Wanaka Community Toy Library

The Wanaka Community Toy Library offers a valuable service to the wider Wanaka community by providing toys of high standard and durability so the children will extend their basic physical, mental, sensory and perpetual skills.

Wanaka Croquet Club

Association Croquet and Golf Croquet. Club days Wednesday 10-12am, Thursday & Saturday 9:30-12am and 1:30-4pm

Wanaka Embroidery Guild

Very friendly group that meet regularly at the Arts Centre to stitch a variety of techniques. No experience necessary. Visitors to the area welcome. We meet on the 1st Thursday 7-9pm, 2nd Thursday 1.30-3.30pm, 4th & 5thThursday 10.30am-3.30pm.

Wanaka Garden Club

Monthly meetings, visiting gardens, demo evenings, all activities related to gardening in the area.

Wanaka Genealogical Group

Monthly meetings for research 2 p.m. last Friday of each month except December and January. All meetings are held at the Wanaka Public Library unless otherwise advertised (via the local Messenger Diary). Interest Groups include Scottish, Irish, English, DNA. Social meetings are held February, May, August and November with topic and/or speaker.

Wanaka Library

We are located beside Bullock Creek at the end of Dunmore Street. Open 10am - 5pm Monday - Saturday.

Wanaka Mountain Safety Council

The Wanaka branch of the Mountain Safety Council run a variety of public courses in the following disciplines - Firearms, Bushcraft, Outdoor First Aid, HUNTS, River Safety and Avalanche. We are always interested in hearing from individuals or groups wishing to become involved and learn more about courses. Please email wanaka@mountainsafety.org.nz or telephone the branch on 4435048 for further info...

Wanaka New Life Church

Sundays at 10am

Wanaka Nordic Ski Club

Enjoy the winter months to the fullest - discover fitness, fun and friendship, learn new skills, ski at a reasonable price and explore new territory.

Wanaka Playgroup

Playgroup for children aged 0 - 5 yrs accompanied by parent/caregiver. Mondays and Thursdays 9.30 - 11.30. $3.00 per family. Indoor and outdoor toys, equipment, and activities. Bring your child's snacks; tea and coffee provided for adults. Come and join us, lots of fun and friendly faces - locals and visitors all welcome.

Wanaka Pre School

We are the longest established early childhood centre in Wanaka and are dedicated to providing affordable andaccessible quality education and care for children in a family friendly environment.

Wanaka Primary School

Wanaka is an area where wine growing and tourism abound as the growing industries. Nearby we have a lake, fabulous hills and scenic tracks which enable us to take advantage of many E.O.T.C activities such as aquatics, Nordic and alpine skiing and exploring the local area. Wanaka School has close warm relationships with students, parents and the community. Our strengths are in the integrated, schoo...

Wanaka Printmakers

The Printmakers group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Wanaka Arts Centre.

Wanaka Rodeo Club

The Wanaka Rodeo is run on the 2nd of January every year. Please visit our website for further details.

Wanaka Squash Rackets Club

Wanaka Squash club was started in 1985.  We have over 100 members and feature highly in the national rankings. Members participate in national, interclub and club pennants tournaments.  There is also the annual club championships.

Wanaka Sun

Offices open: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

Wanaka Volunteer Fire Brigade

Ian can also be contacted at Wanaka Tractor Services 03 443 7749, or a/hrs 03 443 8267.Fire Station telephone number 03 443 7602.

Wanaka Walkers

Mondays - meet on the lakefront near the Showgrounds, McDougall Street, usually at 9.30am. Visitors welcome.  Bring suitable boots, clothes and lunch. An alternative, shorter walk group meets at the same place at 10.00am.

Wanaka Wastebusters

Wanaka's recycling centre and biggest reuse shop. Open 8am - 5.30pm, 7 days a week (closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and Anzac morning). Drop off your recycling, browse in the shop or check out the Ed-Space. Corner of Ballantyne Rd and Riverbank Rd.

Wanaka Women Probus

Meets first Monday of Month 10am at The Venue

Wanaka Womens Institute

To encourage and inspire women within dynamic, caring organisation

Wanaka Yacht & Powerboat Club Inc.

Wanaka Yacht Club is situated on the shores of Lake Wanaka in the heart of the Southern Lakes region of New Zealand. The club conducts a twilight race series throughout the summer season commencing at 6.00pm every Thursday. The clubrooms offer a spectacular vista and a great place for a drink and a light meal after racing. Sailing on Lake Wanaka can be quite exciting particularly when the prevaili...