Smithy's Noticeboard Community

Dave Smith aka Smithy is the Big Boss of the Glenorchy Motors - where our PO Boxes are located and also it is the home of our village's NOTICE BOARD. So this is the online version of Smithy's Noticeboard. 
We encourage everyone to use it - these classifieds go miles!

To send your classifieds for publishing please use contact@glenorchycommunity.nz

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Glenorchy Heritage and Museum Group AGM

Glenorchy Heritage and Museum Group AGM

Thursday 29 July 2021

7pm

Leslie VG’s house (41 Xenicus Rise)

All are welcome!

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Our current committee have fewer beards than this crew from Kinloch in the 1860’s…We might be more fun, too…

 

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DAFFODIL DAY

Spring is on the horizon with the annual Daffodil Day fundraiser for the Cancer Society.

Bunches are $20 for 20 daffodils that will arrive in GY on Monday 23 August.

Every year thanks to such amazing generosity, Glenorchy has raised between $1500 - $2000 for the Cancer Society which directly supports care for people in our region.

If you’re keen on a bunch or 10 this year, please get in touch with Katherine Schuitemaker at katherinejamesschuitemaker@hotmail.com or text 021-929-972 before August 3. 

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ACCOMMODATION WANTED

Single woman moving back home and looking for accommodation. Ideally, a two bedroom or a one bedroom with office space sized cottage.  I have all of my own furnishings but can store them if your place is furnished.

 I am a non-smoker, house proud person.  Just selling up my home in Southland and wanting to take some time off and enjoy life for a little while!  Please email me on dannaburton2@gmail.com

Thank you.

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CASUAL HOUSEKEEPING POSITION AT PARADISE TRUST

Casual Housekeeping Position at Paradise Trust

We are looking for a star to join our small team on a casual, on-call basis. We are hoping that there is someone out there who takes pride in their work, pays attention to detail, and is happy to “muck in”. You will need to be available at weekends and be flexible with hours. Further opportunities may be considered for the right person.

Please email us at info@paradisetrust.co.nz with details of any relevant experience.

Come and work in our piece of Paradise!

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GLENORCHY NURSERY WORKING COMMITTEE

The GCA is calling for interested people to join the nursery sub-committee. We have some money and now need to spend it so if you are interested in being involved in setting up a native tree nursery at the cemetery block you should email stina.lister@gmail.com.

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GLENORCHY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

 

As an established, reliable and locally operated business we can maintain and manage your home in Glenorchy.

We offer the following services……..

If renting for holiday lets – managing platforms such as Airbnb, Booking.com, Holiday Houses and homeaway

Full cleaning and linen services

Exterior cleaning and window cleaning

Maintaining your lawns and gardens in conjunction with Coates Contracting

Being Glenorchy based ensures that there is always someone here to liaise with guests during their stay, or to organise maintenance on your home. 

So peace of mind for you!!

Give Ann Margaret a call today…….022 343 9368 for further information and a quote. Or email Glenorchypm@gmail.com.  Local references also available.

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT BLANKET BAY

 

We are currently looking for reliable, flexible and well presented people to fill the following positions:

 BARISTA – A morning position helping out with the breakfast shift.

PORTER

ROOM AND TURNDOWN ATTENDANT

KITCHEN PORTER

F&B ATTENDANT

 With the exception of the Barista position, all positions involve variable rosters including weekends and some evenings. 

 Great working conditions and good staff benefits.  Staff accommodation available if required.

 Please email applications to anna@blanketbay.com or phone 03 441-0115 

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GLENORCHY QUIZ NIGHTS

Supported by Bold Peak Lodge.

Every Wednesday starting 7th July- 11th August 

Start time is 7pm.

All proceeds will go towards establishing a reusable nappy bank in Glenorchy.

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GLENORCHY CHOIR

The local GY Choir is now opening to new members

If you like singing and want to improve your voice, or simply to have an excuse to sing on a regular basis, join us on Monday nights, 7pm to 8:30pm.

We happily welcome beginners just as much as experienced singers - our choir is about having fun! However, a long term commitment is a must. 

Call Max at 02040702266 for any further info

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YOGA CLASSES IN SUPPER ROOM AT GY HALL

Yoga will be held in the Hall supper room commencing Tuesday, 1 June while Camp Glenorchy is closed.

Class times are the same each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings 7.30 to 8.30 am.

Monday evenings Yin yoga starts 8 June 6.30 to 7.30pm.

Each session is $15 which includes a contribution to the hall fund.

Your support would be appreciated to keep this opportunity viable. 

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VOLUNTEER CALL FOR DISHRUPT X LUMA!

Want to volunteer to make LUMA a zero waste event? Sustainable Queenstown is DISHrupting LUMA from 4th - 7th June which means all the food vendors in the LUMA Lounge will be using their metal plates, getting rid of the need for single use ones.
LUMA has an incredible vision to be a zero waste event and food servewear plays a huge part in this. To make this happen, Sustainable Queenstown needs volunteers...or should we say, LUMAteers!
If you're interested in being part of the DISHrupt team at LUMA and helping with collecting plates, washing plates, keeping the food vendors well stocked and being an ambassador for reusables at events, they would LOVE to hear from you.
Get in touch with Jess at Sustainable Queenstown with your availability on 4th - 7th June between 4pm and 10pm. Please note: this will be a physical job and you'll be on your feet the whole time. You'll definitely get your steps in! And it will be a whole lot of fun! sustainable.queenstown@gmail.com

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POSSIBILITY OF LEARNING TE REO (MĀORI) - GLENORCHY

If you’re interested in learning te reo (Māori) in Glenorchy come along to a meeting at the Lodge, 10am, Saturday 29 May. Cory Ratahi will meet with us to discuss bringing te reo to Glenorchy and in what form that might be.

If you’re interested but can’t make the meeting text me with your contact details (Trish 0274 435 241) and I’ll keep you updated.