Wainui Community Directory

Key Contacts

Wainui Residents Association (WRA): WRACommittee@gmail.com

WRA President: Natalie Edwards

WRA Secretary: Carol Groves

WRA Treasurer: John Hamilton

WRA Website & Facebook Admin: Kathy Guidi/Tineka Johnstone

Hall Rental: (click here to link to the separate page)

Local Wainui Services

Akaroa Salmon:  Salmon available for purchase at the wharf, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday @ approx 1:45 pm.  Click on link for time/day updates

Boat Parking:  Boat parking is available at the Wainui Community Hall grounds.

$5/week for WRA members or $10/week for non-members

Contact Kate Smith (03 304 8408), Warwick Edwards (027 224 3015), or email wracommittee@gmail.com.

The WRA takes no responsibility for any damage to boats whilst parked on the grounds.

Chimney Cleaning:

  • CleanSweep Canterbury:   0800 793 3737
  • Glenn Rossiter/Little River:  03 325 1205
  • Akaroa Property Maintenance:  03 304 7178


E Bikes:   Bicylette E-bike Tours

Fencing: Dave & Tom Evans Contracting: 027 352 1730 (Tom)

Internet:  Altra Internet/Dave Edwards:  027 022 1159

Kimberley Dodd Art:  Local artist and protea flower grower:  021 431 232

Lawnmowing & Gardening:

  • John Crotty/Wainui/LawnMowing:   03 304 7257
  • Carl Sloss/Wainui/LawnMowing: Contact Carol or Carl: 03 304 8036/027 224 7005
  • Daisy Chain Gardeners/Little River: 03 325 1938


Local bach owner Thomas Jones works at Placemakers Ashburton and is keen to help with any building projects in Wainui area, whether it is for a pack of nails or a complete house build. He offers very competitive trade rates for the whole Wainui community not only on building products but freight. Thomas also travels to Wainui around every second weekend and might be able to put small items on his truck for a small delivery if not free delivery fee.  Contact: 027 251 9920

Scuba Cylinder Filling:   Amphibious NZ Ltd (based in Ashburton) – ring Thomas Jones: 027 251 9920 (pick up and delivery from Wainui)

Septic Tank Cleaning: