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Wigram Skies resident at breaking point with trucks By Emily O’Connell MORE RESIDENTS in Wigram Skies’ Lodestar Ave want big, noisy trucks stopped from driving through their neighbourhood. And one with a disabled daughter says she will now have to sell up. Wanda Waites, who lives on the corner of Lodestar and Corsair Dr said “the trucks are driving me mad.” They wake her daughter Tara up at 5am every day of the week. Lady Wigram Retirement Village residents are also campaigning to stop the trucks, saying they get woken up at 4.30am. Ms Waites said she plans to

sell up and move to somewhere quieter. She wants Halswell Ward city councillor Anne Galloway and Wigram MP Megan Woods to be more proactive in stopping the trucks. Cr Galloway and Dr Woods will meet this Friday to discuss the issue. Dr Woods said yesterday the trucks are a real problem and it is a horrible situation for Ms Waites. The city council is due to bring in the citywide Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 by the end of the year which will allow restrictions to be placed on streets. •Turn to page 4



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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK THE ANTE is about to be upped on city councillor Anne Galloway, and Wigram MP Megan Woods. Our reporter Emily O’Connell knocked on a few doors in Lodestar Ave, Wigram, yesterday and no surprises over what she found – people have had a gutsful of the big trucks (see page 1). This should come as no surprise to Galloway and Woods – Western News has reported on this issue for some months, and the matter went international when rest home owner John Tooby was recorded having a go at his tenants over their campaign to stop the trucks. But as we found yesterday it’s not only the rest home residents having to put up with the noisy trucks – the whole neighbourhood is. Anne, Megan: Time to act. – Barry Clarke


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News Users object to library closure By Emily O’Connell THE CITY council is in the firing line after closing the Upper Riccarton War Memorial Library. The library’s chairwoman Aynslie Walter said the building was undergoing a feasibility study when it was discovered one part of the floor had sunk into the foundation causing cracks in the kitchen, toilet and walls. City council head of building consenting Robert Wright said the library will reopen subject to the required repairs being undertaken. “The building needs to be compliant to the appropriate standard so it may be safely enjoyed by groups in the future,” he said. The city council asked for the library to be closed immediately on October 26 but Mrs Walter objected as they needed to remove resources. They were then given 48 hours to do so, which Mrs Walter said wasn’t long enough. “I got two car loads out – one out on Thursday and we went in at 6.30am on Friday. We didn’t have the transport or the time to do it,” she said. Mrs Walter said the city


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exchange for her less valuable site of the old library – which was described as decrepit. Mrs Walter said the library is administered by a trust and they own the building on behalf of the community. “The land was also ours, however, it was given to the Waimairi County Council from the committee at the time, so they could maintain the outside of the buildings. There was some deal made but records were lost when the city council took over,” she said. The city council and library members met on Thursday to discuss the situation further.

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AIDANFIELD SPEED LIMIT A lower speed limit of 40km/h is expected to be in place by December along Aidanfield Drive. Vehicles will have to slow down when passing Aidanfield Christian School during school hours. The Halswell-HornbyRiccarton Community Board approved the lower speed limit last month, down from 50km/h. The city council is in the process of implementing flashing speed signs. ILAM PUPIL IN CAROL CHOIR Ilam School year 6 pupil Clara has been selected to join a children’s choir at the Young Men’s Christian Association Carols by Candlelight on Christmas Eve. She was selected by Christchurch Schools’ Music Festival junior choir director Sharyn Hay. Carols by Candlelight will take place in Latimer Square from 9-10pm on December 24. HALSWELL KIDS MARKET The Halswell Community Project is organising another children’s market this time for Christmas. The market will be held on December 2 at the Halswell Hub on 381 Halswell Rd. Email communitymarket.halswell@ gmail.com or phone 027 370 0344 for more information or to register.


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•From page 1 house for almost five years but It will include allowing for the since Lodestar Ave opened, she’s banning of vehicles from being had problems. parked on the road if they’re Ms Waites said the noise isn’t advertised for sale, vehicles from the only issue, vehicles drive parking on berms, and stopping at speed on the street and it’s a heavy vehicles on certain streets. safety hazard. Last week Cr Galloway told She said Tara can’t go outside Western News she doubts the alone as it’s too dangerous. new bylaw will be of any use. Lady Wigram Retirement “It seems that Village residents speed is the issue have been lobbying and the recommensince April when dation is for police they met with Cr to get more involved Galloway and Dr in monitoring this,” Woods asking Cr Galloway said. for a bylaw to But late last week, stop trucks being Galloway tempered allowed to drive her stance, sending through Lodestar Western News an Ave. email saying the It’s a short cut bylaw can work. to work sites in “There definitely the area and in is still hope that it Selwyn. FRUSTRATED: Shela can be used to pre- Wong is annoyed at Shela Wong, the heavy trucks which who lives on Corvent heavy trucks along Lodestar. Staff drive on Corsair Dr and sair Drive, said the Lodestar Ave. cannot consider it bylaw is an “aweas an option until it some” idea. is passed,” Cr Galloway said. She said the trucks are too big Ms Waites said she would and noisy to driving on residenbe very disappointed if change tial streets. doesn’t come about and her ideal Miss Wong said the yellow outcome would be not to see any pedestrian bars on Corsair Drive more trucks. have been knocked over a few She said the city council hasn’t times as large trucks struggle done anything. to make the tight turn onto Ms Waites has lived in the Lodestar.

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Skate parks delayed By Emily O’Connell THE TWO planned skate parks in Halswell have been delayed. After three years of planning, the Halswell Domain and Knights Stream skate parks are now expected to be ready by late April, instead of January as initially planned. In June, Western News reported the cost would be $344,605 and $350,000 respectively. The consent process has taken longer than expected and, as a result, construction of both parks has been delayed. City councillor Vicki Buck said the consent application for the Knights Stream skate park was lodged last week and still needs to be granted, which can take up to 20 working days. The city council won’t know if both sites will be managed together until a contractor has been selected. Cr Buck said the Halswell Domain skate park still required further stormwater basin design work. “All design work needs to be completed for the consent application. We are aiming to have the design and application ready to lodge mid-November. The timing of that consent may depend

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He said they’ve got a group of young people who have to travel to Prebbleton to get to the closest skate park. “It will mean that we’re starting to get amenities within the community that meet the needs of all the people,” Mr Hawke said. Construction for both parks is now expected to begin in mid to late January and run for 15 weeks.


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Young directors making their mark By Julia Evans AVONHEAD’S Simon Brown could soon be following in the footsteps of Kiwi director Taika Waititi. While Waititi has been smashing box offices records with his new movie Thor: Ragnarok, Simon and Nina Hogg have created the short film A Perfect Child. The Christ’s and St Margaret’s college students won the award for best senior fiction at the Australian Teachers of Media Awards in Melbourne. It tells the story of Ava, played by St Margaret’s student Tigerlily Perry, a girl who has lost her parents in a car crash and has been sent to an orphanage. She meets Madam Murphy (Eilish Moran, of The Court Theatre) who runs the establishment in a disciplined and firm manner. Ava soon befriends Lauren (Alice Taylor, of St Margaret’s), but finds out that things are not what they seem at the orphanage. When Lauren suddenly turns on her, Ava discovers a laboratory full of clones which the orphanage is trying to make into perfect specimens so they can be adopted more easily.

STARRING ROLE: Tigerlily Perry played Ava in the award winning short film, A Perfect Child.

COMPARISON: Kiwi director Taika Waititi is quickly making a name for himself in Hollywood with the release of his new film Thor: Ragnarok.

UP-AND-COMING: Students Simon Brown and Nina Hogg collected the award for best senior short film in Melbourne.

Taking home an award didn’t come easily. The 18min film took a year to produce from start to finish and involved more than 65 students, mentors and teachers. Simon said the main challenge came from the editing process. A Perfect Child went up against 550 entries in the ATOM awards from across Australia and New Zealand. “The prize-giving was very nerve-racking, especially when

Nina and I had to go up on stage to collect the award. We didn’t realise that we were required to give a short speech and had to improvise but it was taken very well, which was a relief,” Simon said. Nina said many students put their life and soul into the film. “I hope our two schools (St Margaret’s and Christ’s) continue this collaboration as a way to foster interest in the film industry and highlight the talent of

our friends and fellow students,” she said. The ATOM presentation was hosted by Australian TV presenter Walt Collins and was followed by a screening of the winning productions at the SAE Institute, Melbourne. The awards

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MANY WILL have missed or dismissed the news recently that there are currently 200,000 more cars on New Zealand’s roads than there were a year ago. Assuming equal distribution, that means 20,000 in the Garden City, if we can still call our city that. And many, of those, will be in the Ilam area, which has witnessed considerable intensification in the last decade. The problem of parking is well trumpeted in the inner city, but little is said or done in our suburb where the problem is equally acute. The city council and Canterbury University have done so much to improve the way forward for cyclists but far too few are responding to this incentive. The flatness of Christchurch is so conducive to cycling. Ask those who dare and they will say

they beat vehicular transport to any destination in the city especially at peak times. And once there, the time and expense involved with securing a park is obviated. Yet Cantabrians are staying away from cycling in their droves and the excellent cycle lanes in our area are forlorn. We visited the fabulous city

of Copenhagen recently. One of the reasons for its pre-eminence and recognition as a future city is the population’s commitment to cycling to achieve sensible traffic. There, 50 per cent of the population is biking. Cyclists there are treated with respect, but they earn that respect by being responsible with all facets of cycling. Many here tell me they refuse to bike to work or uni to avoid “bad hair days” – perhaps we ought to revisit compulsory wearing of helmets? We also did an e-bike tour in Europe and power assisted bikes are certainly an eye to the future. If nothing changes and we clutch on to our predilection with the motor vehicle, the price we ultimately pay will be frightening. More streets will be blocked, traffic flows more painful, verges, lawns and gardens sacrificed, and our sacred environment further compromised. Perhaps the time is right to delve deep into your shed or at least test ride an e-bike.

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of women and girls in the community I heard the group was a service club and worked particularly to promote the status of women and girls and that’s what I’m enthusiastic about. It’s also a way to meet other professional businesswomen so I joined Zonta. I’ve been with it ever since because I love it and I get a good satisfaction out of what we can achieve for other people. How did you get involved with the Zonta Sports Awards? The sports awards had started just before I joined. Vicki Buck approached Zonta with the idea. In those days, 26 years ago, girls never got any recognition for their achievement in sport. We thought it was a good suggestion and it fitted with our goal of trying to promote the status of girls. For five years it was just the girls and the boys had a separate awards night. And then the organisation which ran the boys awards fell through. School Sport Canterbury then asked if we’d consider combining the two and we said ‘oh yes alright’ and we’ve just continued. Although girls do get a lot more publicity than they used to – it’s still not as much as the boys do. So I’m quite passionate about getting them recognised for their amazing achievements. It blows your mind

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what they’re achieving. What sports have you played? I was a New Zealand archery champion and then I went on to pistol shooting and they’re both ones which never get any recognition because they’re not very public sports so that’s another reason I think the Zonta Sports Awards are good. I was in my late 30s when I picked up archery and did well quite quickly. In the sports awards there is a category for the disabled and I’m passionate about that because once I had stopped shooting, Neroli Fairhall, the paraplegic Archer, came on



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or administrator. They only get criticism when they get it wrong, but they don’t get any praise for when they get it right. What do you like the most about all your different roles? Just seeing the difference you can make. Like with the volunteering at the hospital, you can see the strain go off someone’s face when you tell them where to go for their appointment. My satisfaction is knowing our working is making a difference in somebody’s life. What do you like doing outside of work?

My relaxation is in craft. I didn’t have time to continue with it when I was doing pharmaceutical because I was travelling. I’ve always knitted, but I’ve taken up spinning and I’m renewing my interest in weaving. I’m with the Christchurch Guild of Weavers and Spinners, I’m currently the treasurer, which isn’t my forte but no one else would do it so I’m doing that. I get a lot of satisfaction mixing with other women. Do you have any children? We don’t have any children but we do have a dog and she’s very treasured. The dog’s named Briar and she’s an airedale terrier. We’ve only ever had airedale’s, we fell in love with out first one and Briar is our fifth. Briar’s nearly six-years-old. She’s a rehome so we’ve only had her for one year but she’s very much part of our family now and very loved. What’s your best piece of advice for women? Probably just to believe in themselves and their abilities and to believe they can make a difference in the world. Even if its in a small way, they can get that satisfaction, knowing what they do has made a difference to someone else’s life.

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Auction 09 Nov 2017 Unless Sold Prior Almost anywhere else in the world, views like this would be out of reach for all but the very wealthy. The unobstructed vista changes hourly and is guaranteed to wow everyone who enters, day or night. The substantial family home is configured to offer great flexibility for all sorts of households, with a semi self-contained area that could be fantastic for extended family. The main areas of the home are upstairs where living, dining and kitchen are open plan, all with aspects of the view. The living room opens through ranch sliders to a wooden deck that wraps around the house and also connects to the master bedroom. A large kitchen area with room for casual dining is a few steps up from the living spaces and connects to a private and Open sheltered outdoor area at the rear of the property. Homes Sat & Sun The master bedroom has an ensuite, and there are two other bedrooms upstairs along with the main bathroom facilities, which are separated into 3 rooms, making it a practical and 1.30pm-2pm convenient home for busy households. Downstairs a spacious entrance and stairway area opens into a double bedroom with adjoining living and kitchen area, which in turn connects to a large games room. These are all generous spaces with myriad uses. The whole downstairs area has it’s own large outdoor area where of course the views take centre stage. There is a double garage with easy drive on access and off street parking. The timeless design of the house offers the next owners potential to update without breaking the bank. Whatever the next owner plans it will be the views that capture the heart and spark the imagination.

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Riccarton High student earns prestigious scholarship By Emily O’Connell RICCARTON HIGH School year 13 student Yan Gong has won a $10,000 scholarship towards his university studies. The Canterbury University scholarship is for first year international students and is offered to 25 students worldwide. It recognises and supports top achieving international students. Yan moved to New Zealand from China in 2015, and Yan Gong started at Riccarton High. The school’s careers adviser Vanessa Kidd said the scholarship is brilliant and only one secondary school student in New Zealand received it last year. She said Yan is a hard working, resilient student who takes every opportunity and helps other students. Ms Kidd said Yan was over the moon to have won. He will start a Bachelor of Commerce at Canterbury University next year.


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MEETING: Benji and Billy Spivey with Kiwis player Elijah Taylor at the game on Saturday.

NOT EVEN a broken leg could stop Halswell Hornets’ Billy Spivey from going to cheer on the Kiwis as they thumped Scotland 74-6 on Saturday. Billy, 7, broke his femur about three weeks ago after crashing his motor-cycle and has to be in a wheelchair until November 16. His mother Nicola said originally the Halswell family had bought tickets to the pool play match at AMI Stadium in the general stand. But they had to buy new tickets in the wheelchair seating area at the bottom of the City Care Stand so Billy could still go, she said. Ms Spivey, Billy and his three-year-old brother, Benji, sat together. Dad Hamish and some friends were also allowed to sit with them. Ms Spivey said it was “awesome” to sit there because it was close to the action. Billy’s Halswell Hornets gold team, which his dad coaches, won junior team of the year at the Canterbury rugby league awards. He was the second highest points scorer. Ms Spivey is the junior club captain.

Last week, Billy chatted to Kiwis star Shaun Johnson after the team’s open training session at Linfield Park. “It was cool. He said ‘I hope your leg gets better’,” Billy said. The Kiwis playmaker went on to score a try and kick nine conversions during Saturday’s match to become the Kiwis highest ever points scorer. The win has set the Kiwis up for a crunch match against Tonga in Hamilton on Saturday after they beat Pacific rivals Samoa 3218 on the weekend. Ms Spivey said after the game the family got to meet Kiwis utility Elijah Taylor, who recognised Billy from last week’s training session. Some of the Kiwis officials also recognised him, and gave Billy the thumbs up and a wave as the team walked onto the field, she said. Billy said he wants to play for the Kiwis when he grows up, and the NRL premiership-winning Melbourne Storm because he has the same name as their fullback Billy Slater. Ms Spivey said while their friends joked about their kids being named after well-known rugby league players, it was not intentional.


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News Difficult words no problem for Lucy St Margaret’s home to country’s top speller IT MEANS lacking in courage and resolution, but Lucy Jessep certainly wasn’t as she correctly spelled pusillanimous. The St Margaret’s College year 10 student is New Zealand’s 2017 Spelling Bee champion. She triumphed over hundreds of students from more than 100 schools to win the title. Runner-up was year 9 student George Turner, of Marlborough Boys’ College. In a tightly-fought competition, the pair battled it out for first place over four rounds after earlier defeating 19 other spellers at Te Papa in Wellington. Lucy took the title with pusillanimous. The Burnside teen was awarded a trophy and $5000 towards her studies. An enthusiastic debater who loves learning languages, Lucy said she was just focused on “not getting out in the first round,” and because of that

didn’t consider winning. Her win was still sinking in, she said. New Zealand Spelling Bee founder Janet Lucas said the nail-biting final was fitting for a competition in which the talent was stronger than ever. “Lucy did incredibly well to triumph in such a strong field. This was the toughest and longest competition we have ever had. We have seen some truly amazing spelling today.” “The New Zealand Spelling Bee is fiercely competitive in a fun way. It’s a sport with an intellectual focus – students train and prepare to compete, and it’s clear from the excellent results that they trained hard.” The finalists won their places out of a field of hundreds of year 9 and 10 students. The rigorous competition began with a written classroom test, followed by six regional semifinals.

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News Huge turnout for bike show By Sophie Cornish THE SMASH Palace Bike Show took New Brighton by storm on Saturday. “It went really well, everyone had a ball,” said event organiser Jason Mill. Originally, 20 heats were planned for the demonstration but Mr Mill said on the day there was close to 60. Tony Hockley, 82, son of former bike enthusiast and founding member of the Pioneer Motorcycle Club Geoff Hockley, raced on the day. The event was linked to the late Mr Hockley, who was involved in the first ever bike races on New Brighton beach in the early 1900s. Event organisers had one lap planned for Tony, who ended up lining up for the next six races afterwards. “We couldn’t get him off the bike,” said Mr Mill. Between 3000-4000 spectators showed up and the seaside market said they had one of their busiest markets of the year, said Mr Mill. Originally the event was planned to be biennial, however, following feedback from spectators, Mr Mill thinks this may change. “The word I kept hearing was next year . . . if the community wants it, we will do it.”

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DINE BY THE SEA! UPSTAIRS Pierview A la Carte Restaurant. The restaurant is open from 5.30pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and for Sunday Brunch from 10.30am to 2pm. DOWNSTAIRS Club Bistro is open Tuesday to Saturday from 12pm - 2pm and from 5pm.

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Opening specials!


Church Corner

7 - 12 November


At Liquorland we love helping people.

1000 Fly Buys Points up for grabs!

Glenmorangie 10 year old The Original Single Malt Whisky

Veuve Clicquot Brut






From 24th October to 26th November


We believe our business is about unpretentious staff with an easy-going attitude and the expertise to guide you through our range. We have knowledge and a readiness to point out the best value spirit, wine or craft beer in the house. Diversity In addition to the large range of premium and quality products sourced by Liquorland, Church Corner also source a range of Asian products and have staff available that can converse in different languages to assist in your purchase. Fly Buys and Air Points

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Wolf Blass Red Label Pink Moscato




Burn McKenzie Scotch Whisky 1L





$ 99


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Hennessy VS Cognac & Glasses 700ml



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Friday and Saturday 3pm – 6pm

Liquorland is a valued member of the Fly Buys and Airpoints loyalty programmes. Points can be earned with every purchase*. We also produce the TOAST magazine, a comprehensive source of cocktail recipes, matches for foods and hospitality information. People want things easy. And that’s what we do. Our presentation may be professional but the experience is always informal. Good natured, good humoured and with a genuine desire to help make sure your barby, party or quiet tipple is one to remember. The new Franchise owners Shu and Ruby have been in the liquor retail business for more than 10 years. Shu has excellent knowledge of fine wine and premium whisky. Call into the new store at 344 Riccarton Road and introduce yourself to Shu, Ruby and the team. Check out the craft beer selection and quality wines and if you cannot find what you are looking for then ask the staff and they will source the item for you.


Offers only valid at Liquorland Church Corner. Prices valid from 7 - 12 November 2017 or while stocks last. You can choose to earn Fly Buys points or Airpoints Dollars on your purchases. *Qualifying limits apply. For full terms and conditions please visit our website.


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