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Welcome to Wanaka’s LockBox Self Storage

LockBox Self Storage has just opened for business in Wanaka Lockbox provides brand new 20ft storage containers for rental on a monthly basis. The facility manager, George Konia, explains that he can offer storage for both residential and commercial...... Read More

WIN! TWO Trilogy gift sets from Wanaka Pharmacy

The team at Wanaka Pharmacy has given us TWO beautiful Trilogy giftsets to give away! Enter to win on our Facebook page now! Ts & Cs: Enter to win on our Facebook page - Competition closes at 6pm on Monday, 18 December 2017. Winners...... Read More

14 - 20 Dec 2017 | Edition 848

This year's Wanaka Sun Christmas Food Bank Drive is coming!  Wanaka collection next Tuesday, 19 Dec from 6pm Hawea collection this Sunday, 17 Dec from 2pm Click to read this week's Wanaka Sun    Enlarge...... Read More

Backcountry horse trek to West Wanaka

Central Otago Hunt is welcoming experienced horse riders to join a three-day Waitangi Weekend trek across Central Otago’s backcountry. The trek will start at Mount Albert Station, Makarora, on Friday, February 2, head up through Wilkin Valley,...... Read More

WIN! Bluetooth Headphones & Retro Wooden Speakers!

The team at Wanaka Pharmacy has given us an AWESOME set of Nga Taringa Bluetooth headphones & a Canvas Retro Bluetooth wooden speaker from Moana Rd to give away! Enter to win on our Facebook page now! * Competition closes...... Read More

7 - 13 Dec 2017 | Edition 847

Click to read this week's Wanaka Sun online   Enlarge screen by double-clicking on the page  View all earlier editions of the Wanaka Sun here ... Read More

Wanaka’s farmers would welcome rain

  Concerns that Wanaka’s recent dry spell will evolve into a drought are rising following drier than normal soil moisture levels for the time of year. The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) found in its latest report...... Read More

WIN!! Total Body Photography (Skin Snapshot)

This week's amazing Wanaka Sun Weekly Giveaway is a Total Body Photography (Skin Snapshot) appointment at Aspiring Medical Centre's SafeSkin Clinic. This technique can help with the early detection of melanoma and other types of skin...... Read More

Santa’s Grotto in Wanaka

Lighting the spirit of Christmas   The Spirit of Christmas is coming to Wanaka this week with the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree and the opening of Santa’s Grotto. Organiser Jen Anderson was busy with her fairies decorating...... Read More