Gnome’s at Bremner Bay

The Wanaka Community Workshop has been operating for about a year. Starting off small, one of our initial projects was the fabrication of gnome houses. Each was then painted by kids from Duke of Edinburgh and William Pike then erected adjacent to the children’s pump cycle track in Bremner Bay. It was a great project… Continue reading Gnome’s at Bremner Bay

Lilliput 305

The newest member of the New Zealand’s network of lilliput libraries stands just outside the main public entrance to the Wanaka Recreation Centre. Lilliput number 305 is managed by staff at Wanaka Library. Since established Lilliput 305 has been busy – on average 23 books every day are being withdrawn. A few weeks back, the… Continue reading Lilliput 305

Making a difference

Over many years a significant effort has been underway throughout the Upper Clutha to reduce the threat of pests to our endangered wildlife. Part of this effort involves traps that target killers – stoats, possums, and rats. A host of agencies are involved. These include the Department of Conservation, community and environmental groups, firms, schools… Continue reading Making a difference

Donations make a difference

The Wanaka Community Workshop continues to benefit from the donation of materials and equipment. Our community is strong and its humbling to receive these gifts. Building materials are often dropped off at the Workshop in Gordon Road but the team from the Mens Shed also collect from sites across Wanaka. A great sign of success… Continue reading Donations make a difference