Thursday Artisans Market

Every Thursday 3 pm – 6 pm This market is held between the Wanaka Speights Ale House and Bullock Creek. Visitors can enjoy seasonal artisan produce and regionally produced delights including locally-made arts and crafts, pastries, bread, fabric gifts, handcrafted wooden bowls, local wine, foraged nuts and much more.

Women’s Social Mountain Biking

1st Wednesday of the Month Bike Wānaka hosts epic Women’s Social Rides on your favourite local trails on the first Wednesday of every month. If you haven’t had a chance to ride with the rad ladies of Bike Wānaka, check out their Facebook events for the next location.

Social Tennis

Every Monday & Friday 9 am – 12 pm Wanaka Tennis Club has 7 courts and is a thriving tennis club that operates social sessions, and casual play is available for all players. Check out their new website for information about social tennis, casual play and how to join.  > Social tennis days are […]

Wanaka Library – What’s On!

Read about what’s on at the Wanaka Library – For any queries please contact the library (03) 443 0410 | READING FOR DOGS Aims to help children improve their literacy, self-confidence and self-esteem within a non-judgmental, relaxed and enjoyable environment. Suitable for school-aged children, these sessions run 3.30 pm – 5 pm.  Every Monday and Wednesday […]

Bike Wanaka Memberships

Bike Wānaka membership for the 2022 season is open. Bike Wānaka has been in existence since the early ’90s and has a strong membership base and an active volunteer committee. Membership fees are a major source of income for the club, enabling places like the Hāwea Bike Park to be developed. Members get access to […]

Calling all Artists and Crafters

Every 2nd Thursday A new Arts and Crafts group meet fortnightly on Thursdays at the Lake Hawea Community Centre, from 10.00 am – 1.00 pm. The focus is on meeting other keen artists & crafters – and sharing skills. Bring your project along and work with others while enjoying their input and sharing your expertise. […]

Monthly Meet up for Older Citizens

Last Saturday of each month Wanaka St John and Age Concern are running a monthly opportunity for older citizens to meet up for lunch, companionship and some entertainment. On the last Saturday of the month at St John Rooms, 4 Link Way, from 11 am to 2.30 pm. Attendees can expect morning tea then an […]

Lakes District Floral Art Club

4th Monday of each month For those who appreciate the creativity of floral designs and wish to participate in learning more of this floral art form. The club meets on the 4th Monday of the month, around midday. Locations vary throughout the Lakes District from Cromwell  to Queenstown and Wanaka . For further information on […]

Wanaka Toastmasters

2nd & 4th Thursday of each month Would you like develop your public speaking skills? Wanaka Toastmasters provide a supportive and positive learning environment to develop your communication and leadership skills. Your growth and self-confidence will flow into all areas of your life. New guests are welcome any time at St. John’s room, Link Way, […]

Wanaka Park Run

Every Saturday from 8.50 am Free, weekly, social, timed 5km runs, every Saturday. Starting and finishing at Wanaka Station Park. Briefing begins at 8.50 am for an 9 am start – join us for a walk, jog or run, followed by coffee at Edgewater. See to register, if you are new to ParkRun.