Wanaka Bridge Club        

 An affiliated member of Otago Southland Regional Bridge

Club Profile

The Wanaka Bridge Club was formed in 1977 and is affiliated to NZ Bridge. We are well-known for our friendly atmosphere and have a steady membership of about 180. All hands are randomly machine dealt, and scored using the NZ Bridge Scorer programme.

We hold four regular weekly playing sessions: Monday 6.30pm (Silver Division); Wednesday 6.30pm (Bronze Division); Friday 1pm (social play for all); and (February-November) on Tuesdays at 11.15am (casual session for all abilities, bring your lunch). See the 2023 Programme for further details.


For the winter months the evening Bridge will sessions will have an earlier start time of 6.30pm


We have two annual tournaments, in April (Open 5A) and September (Intermediate/Junior 5B). See the Tournaments page for further details.


Beginner classes are held for those new to the game, and improver classes for those with a year or two of experience seeking to take their play to the next level.


Table Money and Subscriptions

Please refer to the Table Money and Subscriptions section on the Programme page.


Officers of the Club

President:Marc Simmonds
Vice President:Heather Wellman
Secretary:Ann-Louise Stokes
Treasurer:John Hogg



The club runs a WhatsApp groups to help you find a partner. Please contact Andrew Shaw on 0272303112 if you are visiting Wanaka and would like to join a coming session.

Where to Find Us

Presbyterian Church Community Hall, 94 Tenby Street, Wanaka


Postal address:C/- 10 Sunrise Bay Drive, Wanaka 9305
Email address:wanakabridgeclub@fastmail.com


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