Community Networks Wanaka

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Community Networks Wanaka is a resource hub for social wellbeing services and community development. Not for profit & unique to Wanaka!

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The Community Networks team will shortly be gearing up for the annual Foodbank Christmas Drive, which always sees the good folk of Wānaka and Hāwea donating generously to help ensure everyone is able to celebrate the season, but manager Kate Murray is keen to point out that some families struggle to put food on the table all year round and not just at Christmas. Donations are welcome at any time.

The Community Foodbank:

- This can be accessed by referral and self-referral at any time during pur operating hours

Arrange appointments with:

- Wheels to Dunstan Bus (transfers to Dunstan & Dunedin Hospitals)

- IRD (visit monthly)

- Community Law (visit monthly)

- Justices of the Peace (visit twice weekly)

Referrals to:

- Social workers for all ages and issues

- The Companionship Service for Older People

- IT Training for Older People

- Volunteering Central - for opportunities to volunteer in your local community

- Budget Advice and Financial Capability Mentors

- Subsidised GP vouchers

- Total Mobility Scheme (subsidised local transport)

Information about:

- Local counselling and mental health services, including subsidised counselling

- Work and Income

- Immigration

- Legal Aid

- Support groups

- Health professionals

Also available:

- A computer for public use to access government websites such as Work and Income (including printing)

- Rooms for hire (including a meeting room)

More about us

Community Networks Wanaka is your local resource hub for social wellbeing services and community development. Not for profit and unique to the Upper Clutha area.

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  • Paula

    Paula on 23 Dec 2019


    Thank you for all the wonderful work you do in the community.


  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 20 Dec 2019


    Christmas Food Bank


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    Guest Donor on 18 Dec 2019



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    Guest Donor on 24 Dec 2018



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    Guest Donor on 21 Dec 2018



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