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Denton Park likely choice for mega facility By Julia Evans DENTON PARK is looking to be the likely home of the new Hornby Library, Service Centre and South West Pool mega facility. During the consultation process, the city council found submitters favoured Kyle Park and Denton Park over Warren Park. Kyle Park had the most support, with 43 per cent of people who submitted to the city council during its consultation Vicki Buck period from April 20 to June 9, favouring it as the preferred site. Denton received five per cent less on 38. But due to the amount of asbestos in the ground at Kyle Park, Denton still seems to be the likely choice. City council staff have recommended the Halswell-HornbyRiccarton Community Board approve the location at its special meeting on Saturday. The board will then take its recommendation to the city council.

POOL AND LIBRARY: Sports clubs using Denton Park and its rooms are concerned the city council is proposing a multimillion dollar recreational complex for the site. PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER City councillor Vicki Buck said because the full report isn’t out yet, it is a bit premature to comment. However, she said the heavier you build on a site with asbestos, the more it costs to clear. “It’s a real weakness for that site … the cost of clearing the asbestos would mean a lot less

pools or library space,” Cr Buck said. Building on Kyle Park would mean about a quarter of the budget for the facility would be spent on clearing asbestos, she said. Sports clubs from Denton Park have been against that area being used to build the facility, worry-

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ing that they will lose field space. The Hornby Rugby Football Club said in its submission that the club feels strongly about protecting Denton Park. “We value this piece of land and what it means to the sporting people of Hornby … take away Denton Park as it is now

and you will ruin many, many lives in the community,” the submission said. But city council recreation services manager David Bailey said that a combined facility on Denton Park would require 11 per cent of the total park area, and wouldn’t necessarily mean the clubs would need to relocate.

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WHEN THINGS go wrong in the media game, they can sometimes go very wrong. And, last week we got it very wrong. On page 1 we had a tribute to Trevor Williams, a Hornby rugby league goal-kicking legend during the 60s and 70s. We spoke to Trevor’s family and his former teammate Brian Langton and photos from our archives were sourced. But the wrong head shot was published, and somehow Brian’s went in instead of Trevor’s. I can’t print what I said, but you get my drift. I felt like dishing out a Wayne Wallace coat hanger or two (no offence Waldo, it was a very effective tackle in its day; probably illegal now). So our utmost apologies to Trevor’s family, and Brian Langton. – Barry Clarke



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School redevelopment under way ASSOCIATE Education buildings being demolished and “Just down the road, Hornby Minister Tim Macindoe has replaced with modern facilities,” Primary School now has a new welcomed the start of the $26 said Mr Macindoe. administration building with an million redevelopment of The redevelopment will integrated library facility, staff Hornby High School and include: room and a new hall. Landscapthe completion of a $3.5 • 45 new teaching spaces ing at the school will take place million project at Hornby • new administration area over the next three months,” Primary School. • new gym said Mr Macindoe. Mr Macindoe visited • new site for technology “Hornby Primary School has both schools on Friday provision, as well as refuran impressive track record in to turn the first sod and bishment of the existing providing inclusive and positive Tim plant a tree to mark the auditorium and music suites learning opportunities for its Macindoe completion of the pri•extensive landscaping pupils I know the school and mary school. •integrated whare within the contractors have worked hard “The $26 million redevelopcentral courtyard. to phase the project to minimise ment of Hornby High School is Construction at Hornby High disruption to learning.” a significant undertaking with School is due for completion in This school is also in the 90 per cent of the existing school mid-2019. process of receiving two

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Keep hot ash out of your wheelie bins By Mark Thomas - specialist fire investigator IT WAS timely. Evening city crews were called to a house in Sewell St, Linwood, on July 29, where a wheelie bin, close to the house, was found to be on fire. A recent spate of these type of fires in Burnside had resulted in an arrest. Nearly all these incidents are the result of deliberate acts by people who get some form of satisfaction out of arson. So the fire in Linwood appeared to indicate another area of town was in someone’s sights. That was until some questions were asked and it was found that ash from the fireplace had been dumped into the bin on the same day. Don’t ever do this. Ash can stay hot enough for five days to ignite combustibles. It should never be placed in a plastic container.Like a wheelie bin. On July 30, a mother and father in Ilam were disturbed from their lie-in by a fire crew hammering on their door.

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To their horror, the reason turned out to be one of the kids, up and about before the parents, had placed a prank call on the 111 system. We take these types of incident seriously. We call them malicious false alarms for a start. Our Fire Awareness and Intervention programme were utilised to work with the child so they understand the possible consequences. Because any time a fire truck is responding to such a false alarm they are unavailable for a real emergency that is perhaps happening near them. That has the potential for real tragedy.

Celebrating Rangi’s past Rangi Ruru Girls’ School principal Sandra Hastie writes about tradition and history in the present and future of schooling IN 1889, Charlie Chaplin was born, the Eiffel Tower opened and even though it was still four years before women won the right to vote in New Zealand, Rangi Ruru Girls’ School came into being, in Christchurch. Every year we celebrate Founders’ Day on August 2, the date when the vision of a group of women was realised; a vision to give girls opportunities that, until then, were not readily available to them. Rangi was founded by Miss Helen Gibson, after her father, Captain Frederick Gibson, built a large house with two schoolrooms on the corner of Webb St. It was administered by her and her sisters Mary, Beatrice, Alice, Lucy, Ethel, Ruth and Winifred for nearly 60 years. It was made very clear by the sisters that the focus of the school was not to turn the students into young ladies, who would become stay-at-home-mothers, but

rather strong young women with intellect, strength and their own viewpoints. The Gibson sisters were indeed ahead of their time. These years identify the first stirrings of the ‘Independent Woman’. Removed from the traditions of “home,” girls began to demand the privileges of their brothers. They wanted equal opportunities; they wanted university education; they wanted the vote. They achieved all of these things before their sisters in Britain, and frequently against the advice and opinions of their parents. They could see that the liberating force was education. The Gibson sisters all helped

in some way with the running of the school, in fact they all continued with their studies to train to become qualified as teachers and in doing so, demonstrated the importance of knowledge in leadership. Looking through the history of the school, it’s very clear that Rangi wasn’t just about academics, sports, music; the arts and fun also featured which for that time in history and for young women, shows it was indeed ahead of its time. I am sure that if the Gibson sisters were alive today, they would be proud of what has been achieved and we all know that there is still plenty to do. We are stronger for knowing and celebrating our past. Where we have come is an important part of where we are going, and Founder’s Day is a wonderful way to weave the threads of tradition and history into the strong and colourful fabric of our school community. FOUNDERS: Rangi Ruru was run from 1890 by the Gibson sisters (from left) Ethel, Winifred, Lucy and Ruth.

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Evie’s historical connection to school By Julia Evans EVIE LAIDLAW is 12 and she doesn’t know a world without mobile phones, Facebook and the internet. But Evie is part of a legacy that dates back to when her school, Rangi Ruru Girls’ School, opened in 1890. Through her father Robert Laidlaw and grandfather John Laidlaw, Evie is a direct descendant of the Gibson family who opened Rangi Ruru in 1890. The school celebrated Founder’s Day on Wednesday. Three generations of the Laidlaw family were at the school to mark the occasion and Evie was asked to light a candle during the service. “It was a really special service for Evie,” said Robert Laidlaw. Captain Frederick Gibson built the school and his daughters Helen, Mary, Beatrice, Alice, Lucy, Ethel, Ruth and Winifred ran the school for nearly 60 years. The Gibson sisters were Evie’s grandfather’s great aunts. But just about every woman on both sides of Evie’s family have worn the Rangi Ruru uniform as students at the school, including her mother Lucy, both grand-

HISTORY: Evie Laidlaw lighting the candles during the Founder’s Day service.

GENERATIONS: Evie Laidlaw with her father Robert and grandfather John – all descendants of the Gibson family, who founded Rangi Ruru Girls’ School.

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Young league stars from By Andrew King FIVE PROMISING rugby league players have been given a shot at making the New Zealand 18s side to take on Australia’s best. Jordan Riki (Hornby Panthers), Seth Tauamiti (Papanui Tigers), and Daniel Sakisi (Celebration Lions) have been named in the New Zealand Residents 18s wider training squad to meet an Australian-based selection of young New Zealanders playing for NRL clubs. The Australian-based squad includes former Celebration Lions Cruz Topai-Aveai and former Halswell Hornets scrumhalf Joseph Taipari. Topai-Aveai (now with the Cronulla Sharks) and Taipari (Parramatta Eels) play in the Holden Cup. The New Zealand Residents 18s will be whittled down to an 18-man squad on September 12 to take on the Australian-based team,


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By Andrew King THREE YEARS ago Tasmyn Fahey hadn’t stepped foot on a volleyball court, but on Thursday she left for Casper, Wyoming, in the United States to start a two-year scholarship playing the sport she now loves. The 19-year-old former Burnside High student will play for Casper College after being accepted earlier this year. But she didn’t always have the same love for the sport that she now has. It took a persistent coach who eventually tricked her into attending a training session to get her interested. “I have always been tall and coach Sam Ryburn really wanted me to give it a go. I wasn’t interested, but he got some of my friends to trick me into coming to training and, from there, I haven’t looked back,” Fahey said. The scholarship pays for everything, including food, accommodation and education. “I am just so excited to play volleyball over there. I didn’t think I would reach this level. I want to travel, play volleyball and get educated, and this allows me to do all three. It is amazing,” she said. Ryburn said it was a huge opportunity for Fahey to get into the top level of one of the biggest sports in the world.

By Andrew King ST BEDE’S College have a chance of making a late bid for a playoff spot if they can beat Middleton Grange tomorrow night and other results go their way. St Bede’s sit in fifth position on the Connetics first XI football competition table but could jump into fourth. However, they would have to rely on bottom of the table Rangiora High getting past fourth placed Cashmere High, or third placed Burnside High losing to ninth placed Riccarton High. If St Andrew’s College losses to Christ’s College at 5.45pm, it could allow St Bede’s to move into the top four. However, a draw would keep St Andrew’s safe from dropping out. Rangiora have only won one game this year and have had 73 goals scored against them, while Burnside have retained the Connetics Shield since round nine. St Andrew’s are currently sitting second after beating Middleton 2-0 last week. St Bede’s beat Rangiora last week 5-2 and are now focused on putting in a good performance

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“The junior colleges give you really great exposure and I know she will take every opportunity thrown at her,” he said. She follows other former Burnside High volleyballers, Nicky Pio and Petra Manderson, who are both at junior colleges in Florida. While Fahey has never been to the US, she does have an American connection. Her father was born in Pennsylvania before being adopted by a Kiwi family. Her

mum is from Greymouth. “I am really interested to learn more about the AfricanAmerican culture, which I will be able to do at college,” she said. On top of the study and sport, Fahey said she is really keen to experience all her new home state has to offer. “I am really keen to see Yellowstone Park and, even though I haven’t done much skiing there, I will give it a go,” she laughed.

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Hydrate to elevate We all know drinking water is important, but the majority of us simply don’t drink enough even though we know it makes us feel great when we do. We look at the benefits and motivate you to drink more with a few tips on how to make it just a little more palatable. With over a quarter of Kiwis consuming less than two glasses of water a day and only 5% drinking more than the recommended eight, the message obviously hasn’t hit home on the importance of hydrating our body. A recent survey conducted by SodaStream found that Cantabrians are particularly guilty when it comes to their water intake. With 82% drinking less than six glasses of water a day, but with over 85% admitting they feel healthier when they drink more water, something needs to be done to bridge the gap in terms of what we know to be true and what we’re actually doing about it. This same survey revealed that although 41% of us limit how many soft drinks we consume due to our concerns over sugar content, the same number of people said tea or coffee is their number one drink of choice.

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BOOK TALK: The Friends of Christchurch City Libraries guest speaker at this month’s book talk is Frankie McMillan. She will talk about the process of turning memoir into fiction using her latest book, My Mother and the Hungarians and other small fictions, as an example. The talk will touch on what transformations are needed to establish the work as fiction, the unreliability of memory and the role of research. Some characteristics of the flash fiction genre will also be discussed. The talk will be held on Tuesday at 12.30pm. The venue is the boardroom at Fendalton Library and Community Centre, cnr Clyde and Jeffreys Rd. Entry is by gold coin donation. All welcome. For further information, phone Diane on 332 5760. Scrabble Group Tuesday, 9.45am-noon Go along and play scrabble with the friendly weekly group. Exercise your brain and have fun. Gold coin donation, Sundbye House, 100 Farrington Ave. The Belgians Have not Forgotten Exhibition Tuesday to August 27, 10am-5pm Go along to Air Force Museum for an exhibition on the Battle of Passchendaele. Ever since 1917, Passchendaele has been a byword for the horror of the Great War. On October 12, 1917, 846 young New Zealanders were killed in the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium, with many more to die over the coming days from the wounds received on this one day. By the end of the day the total number of casualties, the wounded, the dead and the missing was 2740. This exhibition has been created by the Memorial Museum Passchendaele, with funding and support from the Federal Government of Belgium, and is touring Australian and New Zealand venues in 2017, as part of the centenary activities to commemorate the July to November 1917 Battle of Passchendaele. Photographs, movies, artwork and artefacts from the battlefields illustrate the war experience while highlighting the commemorative events and memories of war which live on in Belgium. Air Force Museum of New Zealand, 45 Harvard Ave, Wigram

Storytimes/Wā Kōrerō Tuesday, 10.30-11am Encourage learning through a love for stories. Storytimes is an interactive programme including stories, songs, rhymes and play. This is a free session. Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd. Avonhead Exercise Classes Tuesday, 10.45-11.45am Designed for people living with long-term health conditions. Classes generally occur weekly however they will not occur on public holidays and also school holiday periods. Please phone 0800 663 463 to register. Avonhead Baptist Church, 104 Avonhead Rd. Family History Help at Upper Riccarton Library Wednesday, 1am-1pm Looking for more help with your family history research? A volunteer from the Riccarton branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists will be available to help you. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd. UR Club Wednesday, 3.30-4.30pm Go and join the fun in an after school club. Open to all school aged children there are stories, crafts, games and more. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd. Knit ’n’ Yarn Thursday, 10am-12.30pm Those who want to have a chat while they construct their favourite woollen creations can, with the

weekly knit ’n’ yarn meetings. From crochet to knitting or a craft of your choice, have fun with this social group. There are a variety of books to help inspire ideas for your next project or even to help a beginner. Everyone is welcome. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd. Go Well Group – Play Rummikub Thursday, 1-3pm Go along to Fendalton Library and play Rummikub. The game is an exciting, interactive strategy game that will test your wits. Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd. Musical Instrument Practice Slots Thursday, 3.30-7pm Book a time to go solo or have a silent practice with up to four band-mates. There will be electronic drums, a digital piano, a Roland session mixer, mics and headphones available for budding musicians. You can also take in your own electric instruments and plug into the session mixer. Te Hāpua Halswell Centre, 341 Main South Rd. Afternoon Euchre Every Friday, 1.15pm3.30pm An enjoyable afternoon with old and new friends in the new upgraded clubrooms. For more information phone Noel Hopgood on 322 8636. Entry fee is $3 and to enter the raffle is $2. Halswell Bowling Club, 301 Halswell Rd.

Breens Intermediate

Breens prides itself on being a friendly family intermediate school with a strongly embedded values model, focused on learning and raising student achievement. Our teachers are dedicated professionals who have a sound understanding of the specific needs of pre-adolescent young people. Relationships are at the core of what we do and our teachers pride themselves on knowing their learners and families well and taking responsibility to ensure that each child is working towards achieve personal excellence. Our specialist staff and facilities in Foods, Textiles, Workshop, Digital Technologies, Science and Visual Arts ensure high quality, authentic learning. The size of our school means our students have maximum opportunities to succeed in Leadership, Sport, The Arts

and Academic Pursuits. We actively look for ways to encourage students to extend themselves in all sorts of areas including traditional Academic areas, Technology, Cultural, The Arts, Sport and Leadership. We want our place to be one where our children can feel at ease with who they are as individuals and achieve to their very best ability. You can learn more about our school by visiting www.breens.school.nz .

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Nature Playground The Junior School’s ‘Ruru’ Team (Year 1-2) are planning a new and exciting outdoor ‘Nature Playground’ and various community groups and business’ are getting involved and assisting in the planning and development. Bunnings Riccarton have been working with them to develop a covered area and they are currently writing a letter to Bunnings Head Office to apply for the entire cost of parts and labour for this. The ‘Men’s Shed New Brighton’ were approached to build an outdoor mud kitchen with a parent donating the sinks and Bunnings the materials. They recently delivered it to a very excited group of children who just wanted to get their hands on it! Donations of a wooden boat and pavers have also been given by parents.

It will provide an exciting outdoor classroom, allowing more space for creative play based learning and exploration. It includes plans for a water collection area, edible gardens, reading nooks, water/mud play area, loose parts play area and a bug inspection area.

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Enrol now for the 2018 Academic Year.  Strong and well embedded school values linked to learning.  Professionals who are focused on the specific needs of early adolescents.  A challenging and responsive curriculum.  Specialist teaching in Digitech, Design & Manufacture, Art, Science, Foods and Textiles.  Diverse opportunities for all to excel in Academia, Leadership, Sport, the Arts and Culture.

We have no enrolment zone. Contact the school office for an enrolment pack or to make an appointment to meet our Principal and discuss your child’s learning needs.

Our Breens Values are: Bold, Brave, Beautiful and Belonging.

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SCHOOL OPTIONS - early & middle years 2018 Become a global thinker at St Joseph’s School Papanui St Joseph’s School Papanui is a Catholic integrated primary school that provides a quality faith based education for children aged 5-13 years. The promotion of strong Christian values fosters a caring learning world with confidence and enthusiasm. environment where children can excel in Our girls stand out among their peers, all aspects of school life. even in international competition. They The school provides a range of academic, are confident, articulate and determined sporting, cultural and artistic experiences young women who have the values, skills, that enable students to discover and and knowledge needed to not only achieve nurture their unique potential. This year their goals but to make a difference in their the school featured in Christchurch’s J communities. Rock which involved over 80 students Selwyn House’s nurturing environment, in performances that celebrated the small class sizes and comprehensive approach to learning not only enhances the capabilities of each year group but provides a smooth transition to secondary school. For more information about Selwyn House and how to enrol your daughter, please contact 03 355 7299.

Selwyn House School A Selwyn House School education is one of the greatest gifts you can give your daughter. We focus on putting the foundations in place to ensure all our girls receive a remarkable education that will prepare them for the global society they will live and lead in. Proudly, authorised to deliver the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, we are committed to providing a continuum of international education to our girls. The focus from Year 1 to Year 8 is on the total growth of the developing girl, encompassing intellectual, social, physical, emotional and cultural needs. Parents want the best for their daughters and, together with you, our teachers work to ensure we inspire all our girls to love and to be committed to learning as they develop their unique way of being ‘remarkable.’ We inspire girls to be strong leaders, passionate about science and technology, competitive on the sports field, confident performers and more. We believe in the promise of the future and the power of education to equip our girls to face our continually changing

importance of books. More recently the school has held a Science Fair which included over 50 exhibits from its senior students. Throughout the year the school has had representatives for a range of sports including cross country, swimming, and a range of winter sports. St Joseph’s School is a member of the Christchurch Catholic Community of Learning. It is working collaboratively with other Catholic primary and secondary schools within the Christchurch Diocese. This colaboration includes the sharing of expertise and the development of a cohesive educational pathway for students from Years 1-13.

St Bernadette’s School St Bernadette’s is a state integrated Catholic school that offer education for boys and girls from year 0 – 8. Within the caring and nurturing atmosphere of St Bernadette’s School, gospel values are taught and lived.

At St Bernadette’s we focus on developing the whole child with an emphasis on spirituality, cultural and social awareness and concern for others. At St Bernadette’s every child is known and valued.

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SCHOOL OPTIONS - early & middle years 2018 Cathedral Grammar Welcome to Casebrook The ideal preparation Intermediate School Cathedral Grammar is a pre-school and school with a rich 136 year history delivering high quality education in the centre of our city. It is a school with a strong, Anglican ethos and spiritual heart that uniquely maximises the benefits of coeducational and separate gender education in the one school environment. While the world has changed beyond the imagining of our pioneers, the forward-looking principles of Cathedral Grammar remain as relevant today as they have ever been: to provide an exceptional personalised education that empowers our pupils to lead successful and fulfilling lives. Our Board has set a future focussed strategy and we are currently in the exciting phase of developing plans to ensure we anchor a forwardlooking education within the illustrious history of the oldest established independent primary school in New Zealand. Our forwardthinking attitude is clearly displayed with our fantastic and unique new playground on top of the roof of our multi-award winning Junior School building. Pippin Wright-Stow of F3 Design has created an original and exciting structure to climb in and through, which reflects the shape and form of our

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majestic Southern Alps. This is a great addition to the existing slide off the same roof space. In this knowledge era, original thought is important to us here at Cathedral Grammar. This requires the ability to think beyond, to adapt, to change and to innovate. Our strong academic traditions are important to us, and so too is every pupil reaching their full potential, building their self-confidence and making friends for life. Our challenge is to find the perfect balance as we prepare our pupils for life. Every pupil. Every day. Come and see what the buzz is about and what we will provide your child and family. We look forward to hosting you at our Open day, or any time that best suits you.

Waltham Primary School Te Kura o Tūpuni

Year 7 & 8 students are a unique age group that we specialise in educating. Our staff and school resources are all geared for this stage of personal development and focus on providing as a diverse range of learning opportunities to create a wellrounded individual. Our learning environment is supported by a strong focus on our school values of Respect (Whakaute), Excellence (Panekiretanga) and Perseverance (Hiringa). Through these ‘REP’ values we develop within each student a sense of self worth to realise their importance as a member of our Casebrook community. Our school environment is one where students are safe and have the confidence to take risks with their learning. In this way the students at Casebrook are

supported and encouraged to become selfmotived, independent learners. We value the partnership between home and school. Together we can create an environment where we foster feelings of pride and belonging. We are sure you will enjoy being a part of our community and I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your child’s future at Casebrook.

Casebrook Intermediate School

Waltham Primary School is the heart of a great community. Open for enrolments for the remainder of 2017 and beyond. If you are looking for a full primary school (Year 1-8) that is completely focused on each and every child ‘Reaching for the Stars’, then come along and see us in action. Every day is an ‘Open Day’ at Waltham, so call us or just pop in to see what makes us special. Waltham has an “excellent ERO report.” We have a strong link with all local pre-schools and secondary schools, and we are continually welcoming new families into our school community. If you need a school in our area we look forward to meeting you soon. It is never to early to come and have a look or to enrol.

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Lawn mowing and gardening. Hedge trimming and small trees removed. Gutters cleared. Clean ups and odd jobs and lifestyle blocks. Free quotes. Phone Jack on 03 322 9190 or 027 3290 195

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BRICKLAYER George Lockyer. Over 35 years bricklaying experience. UK trained. Licensed Building Practitioner number BP105608. Insurance work. EQC repairs. Heritage brickwork and stonework a speciality. No job too small. Governors Bay. Home 329-9344, Cell 027 684 4046, email georgelockyer@xtra.co.nz BRICK & BLOCK LAYING all restoration work and new work plus foundations, ph 342 9340 or 021 853 033 BUILDER For all building work but specialist in bathroom renovations, 30 yrs experience, with service and integrity. Free Quotes. Ph Lachlan 383-1723 or 0274 367-067. BUILDER LICENSED available for all aspects of building. Please call 027 241-7471 or 335-0265 ************** CARPET & VINYL Laying. Repairs, uplifting, relaying, restretching. Email jflattery@xtra.co.nz ph 0800 003 181 or 027 2407416

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BP Oil New Zealand are opening a new BP Connect including Wild Bean Cafe on Russley Road. We are looking for exciting and dynamic people to join this team and make it a great success from day one!


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ELECTRICIAN REGISTERED for all electrical installations & repairs Ph 03 322 4209 or 021 026 73375

PLASTERER Gib Stopping, Small job specialty. 30 + years experience. Ring 0800 387-369 ROOFING REPAIRS Fully Qualified, Over 40 Yrs experience. Ph John 027 432-3822 or 351-9147 email johnmill@ihug. co.nz SPOUTING CLEANING Spouting Unblocked, Cleaned Out and Flushed Out. Also Full Handyman Services Available. Call Trevor 332 8949 or 021 043-2034 TILER For all your tiling needs, new, existing & replacement of tiles, free quotes, ph Jared 021 023 58414 TILING Quality jobs done on time. All aspects of tiling. Reg Master Tiler. Ph Dave 027 334 4125 TILING SPLASHBACKS Kitchen/bathroom/ laundry, incl mosaics, ph 027 334 4125 TREES BIG OR SMALL, tree removal, trimming, stump grinding, shelterbelt clean up, section clearing, rubbish removals, excavation work, ph Trees Big or Small, for a free quote, 021 061 4783 T.V. SERVICE CENTRE Repairs, tvs, microwaves, stereos, DVD. Aerial installations and kitsets, 480 Moorhouse Ave, ph 03 379 1400 VHS VIDEO TAPES & all camera tapes converted to DVD, video taping special occasions, www.grahamsvideo.co.nz ph 03 338-1655

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Tuesday August 8 2017

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What’s On

To advertise, contact

Jo Fuller 03 364 7425



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Grand National Christchurch is so well received,” said Jo Davern, DnD manager. In rehearsal mode for next Saturday’s show at the Hornby Club, the 6 piece live band has been busy fine tuning show content, sorting costumes and tightening up moves. “It’s not just all about ABBA, we’ve put together a great play list guaranteed to get everyone up dancing. And for those who prefer to listen and watch, our professional tech’s Peter and Amanda will be out front running our sound and light systems to ensure it sounds and looks wonderful,” said Jo. DnD Showband present ‘Dance the Night Away’ with feature set ABBA at the Hornby Club on Saturday 19th August. 8pm start Doors open at 6.30pm. Tickets $20 on sale now at the Hornby Club, 17 Carmen Rd, phone 03 349 9026. Door sales $25.

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We are open from 6.30am


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Special available lunch only. Monday - Saturday 12pm - 2.30pm

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9, 12 August | Riccarton Park Racecourse We are proud to sponsor 143rd NZ Grand National Steeplechase, Saturday 12th August

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Cooked breakfasts




& Motorlodge

118 Racecourse Rd, Sockburn, Christchurch. Ph 03 342 7150



THE HORNBY CLUB The Heart of Hornby




SAT.19 AUG, 8PM:



Lunch & Dinner All you can eat, 7 days


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DND SHOWBAND returns to the Hornby Club next Saturday 19th August, and by popular request will include their ABBA tribute set in the programme! Christchurch based DnD Showband has been delighting audiences across the country with their multi-tribute theme shows for an incredible ten years. Despite earthquakes, tsunami warnings, wild fires, and floods they continue to travel the country - although it may take them a little longer than in earlier days to reach their destination! Coming months sees them with show performances in Blenheim, Hawera, Waikanae, Levin, Porirua, Ashburton, and Timaru. Check out their website www.dndshowband.com for show details. “We’re rather proud that we get repeat bookings around the country. The North Island especially has a huge pool of amazing talent at its disposal. It’s flattering that an act from


Live Music: Sima & Vaeo


THE GARDEN HOTEL COMPLEX | 110 MARSHLAND RD www.gardenhotel.co.nz | phone 385 3132

Open Tuesday to Saturday 12pm-2pm and from 5pm



Available Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday

PIERVIEW Restaurant

Quality a la carte with a view!





Members Lucky Card Draw

By the Seaside! 10.30am-2pm

Sunday 27th August


202 Marine Parade ● Ph 388-9416 Members, guests and affiliates welcome



Pre-sale tix $20. Door sales $25.


Family-friendly and unbeatable value Dine and






Gluten Free & Vegetarian options



OPEN Friday & Saturday from 5.30pm Sunday from 5pm

Early Bird Special ... FRI & SAT 5.30pm – 6.30pm Roast (4 Choices) and Free Desserts only $22.50 COMING TO CHALMERS

EVERY SUNDAY 12PM-2PM Bookings Essential



$25 The Hornby Club | ph 03 349 9026 17 Carmen Rd | Hornby www.hornbywmc.co.nz Members, guests & affiliates welcome


Tuesday August 8 2017


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Four Seasons Realty Auction

Thursday 16th August (unless sold prior)

17th August 2017 (unless sold prior)

37 Tauhinu Avenue

295 Jowers Road

F1&2/27 Devonport Lane


4 2 1 1 Owner Overseas Bound - Must Sell!!

4 1 1 1 1 Need Room For Horses? Sheep? Kids ....


027 6666 769


379 Halswell Road P 322 1197

4 2 2 2 Merivale /St Albans - 2 x Two Bedroom Units

Situated just one block back from Papanui road near the Heart of Merivale these two well cared for units are being offered to the market to one lucky buyer! With the rear unit currently rented at $360 a week and the front vacant and available for inspection, do not let this opportunity pass you buy! View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1725 Richard Tait (Taitie) 027 777 8080

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4520 Julia Golding – 0274 314 800


Deadline Sale

Deadline Sale

Thursday 24th August (unless sold prior)

All offers presented Tuesday 15th August (unless sold prior)

18 James Hight Drive

3 Roswell Place

1/29 Earl Street



This 258m2 home is situated in the extremely popular location of Milns Estate. Accommodating the modern growing family with 4 double bedrooms, large formal lounge, open plan family/dining kitchen area, 2 bathrooms and a separate laundry. Motivation to sell is high so act now and secure the future your family deserves. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#FH Jan Green 027 222 8736

Blair Earnshaw


On offer 1.02ha (approx 2½ acres) with fenced paddocks, 4 double bedroom, combined livings opening to private in/outdoor, loads of private off street parking for numerous “toys”, private setting ideal for families who are after the ‘”good life”.



Merivale/St Albans

West Melton

An impressive entry offers an intoxicating introduction to the remarkable layout of this property which will only impress with the “wow factor”. Entertaining and family living options seamlessly come together with the modern entertainer’s chef kitchen being the hub and focal point of the house. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#FH4400 Andrew Sare -021 714 287

4 2 Secure Your Future



Thursday 17th August (unless sold prior)

Kaye Isaacs

027 686 6941


395 Main South Road P 349 9919

All offers presented Tuesday 15th August (unless sold prior)







2 1 More Than You Think!

Terrific Opportunity, Potential Plus!

Great starter home or investment opportunity. Located in a lovely cul-de-sac, handy to park, sunny, 3 double bedrooms, one owner home. Open plan living, heat pump. EQC work has been completed, but offers scope to add your own flair and add value. RV $370,000. TC1 land. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4524 Kayleen Woodgate – 027 4348 178

we’re your locals

Scott MacDonald 027 273 9044


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Jackie Huo

021 253 5425

Hillsborough 1


Situated in a establish cul-de-sac in Hillsborough this boutique spacious unit is the front 1 of 2. Perfectly positioned for all day sun and looking over the roses and vegetable garden. Bigger than the average this home offers potential plus in abundance for those looking for a cost effective living or investors to add value to their rental portfolio. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1729 Fergus Spain– 027 608 4768

Jackie Wither 0274 503 777


Katie Harrison 021 135 0887

Shona Robb 027 229 3657


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