Community Networks Wanaka is your local resource hub for social wellbeing services and community development.


School Holiday Club Coordinator position

Community Networks Wanaka is looking for an enthusiastic person to coordinate our School Holiday Club, mid-March to mid-May 2017.

For further information and a position description please click HERE


  • A 'Heartlands' Service Centre - We facilitate regular visits from Government and Non-government organisations to offer services to the community. These include IRD, Community Law, Justices of the Peace, Volunteering Central, Budget Advice, and Careers Services. We also hold an extensive range of social support information such as Immigration forms, Work and Income forms, and details of health professionals and counselling services.
  • Facilitation and Coordination - We coordinate a range of activities and services including a School Holiday Club, Community Food Bank,  Meals on Wheels, Wheels to Dunstan Bus Service, Total Mobility Vouchers, and a local interagency meeting of social service providers.
  • Strategic Community Development - We work alongside the community to identify gaps in services and advocate on their behalf to increase social capital. Examples include: Wanaka Alcohol Group, Life Matters Suicide Prevention Group, Champion for Older People Group.
  • Rooms for hire - We have rooms and office space available for hire for business and not-for-profit organisations.



LINK Upper Clutha (Community Development Scheme)

For information about this project, click here 

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Upcoming Events / Projects

Training for Not for Profit and community groups - Wanaka, March 2017

The Otago Chamber of Commerce, in association with the Otago Community Trust and Community Networks Wanaka, will be running two Training for Not for Profit and community groups in Wanaka on the following topics:

  • Stress Resilience (13 March 2017)
  • Communication for Managers and Leaders (27 March 2017)

Please note - Not for Profit organisations, clubs and their members qualify for Not for Profit workshops.

For further information or to register:

Contact: Kim Cox

Phone: 0800 42 49 68 /

Cost: $40 including GST Payment on registration by cash, cheque, or online to #03 0905 0970271 00


SafeTALK (suicide awareness for everyone)

Suicide is a community concern and prevention starts in the community.  Are you interested in becoming more confident in knowing what to do if someone is feeling vulnerable? The SafeTALK workshop helps expand the reach of suicide intervention skills in communities around the world. Open to everyone.

Date: Wednesday 12 April, 2017                     

Venue: St Johns, Wanaka

Time: 5.30pm – 8:30pm                                    

Cost: $TBC

Bookings/payments /enquiries: Please contact Community Networks Wanaka: Ph. 03 443 7799 /



Contact Details

Community Networks
73 Brownston Street,
Wanaka 9305

Phone: (03) 443 7799
Fax: (03) 443 7803