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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KINLOCH AND THE TRADING POST ARE HIRING

Trading Post and Glenorchy Lake House

We are more than keen to hire part-time or casual people to assist Nina and Max.  This could be a shared role to fit in with family and other lifestyles that need flexibility. We work as a team in all our businesses and you will learn to do everything as needed from barristing and tills to cleaning and dishing with some cleaning in the Lake House when needed.  We are keen to find help until May shut down and then again when Trading Post reopens after a well-earned and deserved break.  The Trading Post has been on the market, and if it does sell our team will be relocated to Kinloch where we will open the Kinloch country store.

Hourly rate $23.65 plus holiday pay for people applying who have relevant work experience.

To apply call in and see Nina at the Trading Post or call Toni at 0274056320

Kinloch Wilderness Retreat

Prep Chef:  2 days per week preparing food for the Trading Post and Kinloch Lodge.  

Be part of the team as we relaunch Kinloch restaurant.  To apply call Toni on 0274056320

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PLAYGROUP COORDINATOR VACANCY

Glenorchy Playgroup is looking for a coordinator to run playgroup sessions Monday and Thursday 10-12pm during school terms.

This is a paid position and approximately 6-8 hours a week.

Key tasks are setting up and facilitating Playgroup Sessions and cleaning.

Would suit someone who enjoys working with children. Experience preferred but not necessary.

Please contact glenorchyplaygroup@gmail.com for a detailed job description or Michelle Green 0278497453

 

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GLENORCHY NEWBALL TEAM 2022

If you or know of anyone interested in playing netball for the 2022 Glenorchy Netball Team in Queenstown over winter, please get in touch with Michelle 027 849 7453 ASAP.

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FLAT FOR RENT

New one bedroom fully furnished flat. 

Heat pump and log burner will keep you toasty all winter. 

$295 per week includes internet.

Contact Adrienne  021-02608067

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LARGE ONE BEDROOM PET FRIENDLY HOUSE AVAILABLE FOR RENT IN CENTRAL GLENORCHY

Super warm, sunny and quiet house. Suitable for a couple and pets, available from 1 May on a 12 month lease.

See listing https://www.myrent.co.nz/listings/LZNZZX or get in touch with Josie Debenham - josiedebenham@gmail.com

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QLDC PIGEON ISLAND HUT

From 1 April 2022, you will need a booking to use the QLDC Pigeon Island hut. You can find all the information needed to safely use the Pigeon Island Hut and make a booking online here: www.qldc.govt.nz/pigeonisland

We have installed signage on Pigeon Island and Glenorchy, Kingston and Frankton Jetties, and a promotional campaign has started this week. 

We’ll also be running a working bee with our staff to upgrade hut facilities in early April.

If you have any queries about this, please contact QLDC Facilities Manager Morgan Govender – Email: Morgan.Govender@qldc.govt.nz  Phone: 027 2311 528. 

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STUDIO FOR RENT

Studio for rent at Precipice Creek 

Fully furnished 

Available from end of March 

$250 single, $280 couple 

Ph/text Kate: 0220 501 451 or Matt 022 044 0065 

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NEW VOLUNTEER ROLE - TRUST SECRETARY

The WRT Board of Trustees is looking for a new Trust Secretary.  This small but important role would be ideal for someone who has an interest in the Trust’s activities, and wants to become more involved in our work beyond attending potting up sessions or planting days.

We would like you to have a computer/laptop (or have access to one) to take minutes at our monthly Trustee meetings & annual strategy meeting.  You would also, in consultation with our Chairperson, prepare the agenda and collate the various reports required for the meeting.

Required skills / experience: 

​​Google Workspace (Drive / Docs / Sheets)

This is a voluntary position (as are all the Trustees), and should require no more than 5 hours a month.  

If you are interested in joining our passionate team working behind the scenes to deliver our vision of restoring the biodiversity of the Whakatipu Basin, then please email us on secretary@wrtqt.org.nz.

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E BIKE COURSE

Whakatipu course: 1 day course
Date: 26th February 2022
Location: Arrowtown - Wilcox Green
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Cost: FREE

Places limited, registration essential
More info at this link:  https://www.goodtogo.kiwi/e-bike-2021

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DOC MESSAGE RE DOGS ON WHAKAARI

Dpartment of Conservation was contacted recently about dogs being present up at Whakaari. 

Please be mindful of this when in the area.

Dogs are not permitted in this area.

If you have any further information, are missing your dogs or to report sightings please contact DOC Senior Ranger Richard Kennett at rkennett@doc.govt.nz

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JUMP INTO OUR JOB

We are seeking

* A rockstar attitude

* Someone to jump in and help us in a part-time position on the shop floor throughout January and possibly February

* We require flexibility, a willingness to learn and a focus on customer service 

* Could suit a student with a mature attitude, a parent with school aged children, maybe a job-share?

If you are interested in more information and conversation, email us at-

jobs@headwaters.co.nz

Our minds are open to conversation…surprise us!!

The Retail Team Mrs Woolly’s General Store

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OPERATIONS & SALES COORDINATOR + ROUTEBURN RUNNERS WANTED

Easyhike is all about getting people hiking independently in Fiordland. 

We're looking for someone to run our busy sales and operations. If you love delivering awesome customer service, are a born organiser, and are passionate about the great outdoors - we want to hear from you!

We're also always on the lookout for keen runners to relocate cars on the Routeburn Track. IF you want to get outside more this summer, get in touch.

More info can be found on our Facebook page (@easyhike.nz). Please send applications to office@easyhike.co.nz by the 4th of January.