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Vandals and squatters are destroying an Opawa heritage building while it sits vacant awaiting earthquake repairs. The Risingholme homestead has suffered smashed windows, graffiti on the inside walls, paint all over carpet and cupboards upended, say its former occupant. The Risingholme Community Centre operated out of the Cholmondeley Ave homestead for more than 70 years before the February 2011 earthquakes damaged the building, causing it to close.

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Homestead a ‘sitting duck’ Community centre director Maryke Fordyce (above) said the building is a “sitting duck� for vandalism while it waits for earthquake repairs. “The place is falling apart in front of our eyes,� said Mrs Fordyce. The city council has now boarded up the homestead to try to thwart vandals. Last year, a group of backpackers had been squatting in

the house at the end of last year, and the centre had to call the police, said Mrs Fordyce. She said a burning candle was found in one of the rooms last year. She feared the category two historic place would be burnt to the ground, if repair work did not begin soon. “The last thing I want is for the place to go up in flames before we get back in it.�

Ms Fordyce said repairs needed to start soon to prevent the cost rising due to vandalism. City council community facilities rebuild unit manager Darren Moses said the $1.1m earthquake repairs are expected to begin in January and will take nine months to complete. The repairs will include wall bracing, chimney strengthening and new structuring above the roof line.

The homestead was built in 1864 by William and Mary Reeves. It had several owners until it was given to the city council in 1942 by John McKenzie. The community centre was formed the following year. Mrs Fordyce said she would like to see the building restored to its former glory and wanted more communication from the city council. “We’re a pretty resilient lot, we just need a bit of a hand to get us back up and running again.�

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Christchurch Beautifying Association and Canterbury Horticultural Society spring garden competitions Judging will take place on October 3 Gardeners around the city are gearing up for this year’s spring garden competitions. The Christchurch Beautifying Association competition is for the front gardens only and is judged from the street. The Canterbury Horticultural Society competition covers the whole of the property and includes a walk through by the judges. Entry forms are available from garden centres or by phoning the Christchurch Beautifying Association president, Ron Andrew on 332 8128 or Brian Lovelock on 323 5426. Canterbury Horticultural Society entry forms can be obtained from its centre at Hagley Park. Halswell Toastmasters Today, 7.20-9.20pm The group gets together once a week to practise public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly atmosphere. Members give regular prepared speeches,

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as well as shorter on the spot speeches to practise thinking on their feet. Halswell Bowling Club, 301 Halswell Rd, free admission. Cashmere Primary School used uniform shop sale Today, 8.30-9.30am The school will be holding a used uniform shop sale for its pupils today. Each item of used uniform will be $2 each. Cashmere Primary School, room 13.

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South Christchurch Library, 66 Colombo St, bookings required, free admission. Mid-week Laughter Club Wednesday 6-7pm A laughter pick-me-up to relieve stress where the group laughs for no reason – that means no jokes or comedy. The group engages in simple, playful exercises so laughter becomes easy and accessible. Sessions are open to all ages and levels of fitness. No equipment or registration necessary. Somerfield Community Centre, 47 Studholme St, $2 per person

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School information nights Rangi Ruru year 7 and 8 teachers will be holding a series of informal information nights in Sumner, Cashmere and Lyttelton from September 16-23. Come along and learn more about how Rangi Ruru can enrich your daughter’s education and well-being. Visit the website for venue details and times. rangiruru.

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Local intersections among worst for red light runners Five intersections in the southern suburbs have made the top 13 list for the highest number of red light traffic signal runners in the city. Canterbury Transport Operations Centre data, recorded on Wednesday, showed the worst red light running intersection in the city was Aldwins Rd, Buckleys Rd and Linwood Ave with 572 vehicles detected. The intersection of Gloucester St and Linwood Ave was second worst with 493, and the Shakespeare Rd, Wordsworth St and Waltham Rd intersection was recorded as the fifth highest with 397. The Milton and Strickland Sts intersection in Sydenham, also featured with 361, and the Brougham St and Opawa Rd, Opawa, intersection rounded out the top 13 with 276 red light runners. The data does not include those turning right on traffic signal. Last year about 4000 red light runners were recorded on No-

The intersections in the Southern View area which made the top 13 list RED RUNNER: One of 17 cars the Southern View caught running red light traffic signals at the Linwood Ave, Buckleys Rd, Aldwins Rd intersection.

vember 25, in the top 13 worst intersections. The intersection of Barrington and Jerrold Sts was named the worst last year, but it managed to escape the top 13 this year. The Aldwins Rd intersection, however, jumped up one place from last year, taking the top spot this year. CTOC manager Ryan Cooney said not only was red light running “getting worse” in the city but it was an “epidemic issue”.

On Wednesday 4960 vehicles were recorded in the top 13. “The locations over the two years have been all over the city showing that it is an epidemic issue,” he said. “The inference from the data is that red light running is an epidemic culture, people are doing it by choice.” Southern View visited the Aldwins Rd intersection on Thursday at about 2.20pm and recorded 17 vehicles running the

• Aldwins Rd/Buckleys Rd/ Linwood Ave: 572 • Gloucester St/ Linwood Ave: 493. • Shakespeare Rd/Waltham Rd/ Wordsworth St: 397 • Milton St/ Strickland St: 361 • Brougham St/ Opawa Rd: 276 red lights over half an hour. Vehicle-detector pads under each lane record data, which is sent to CTOC. The team also watches 10 screens daily, monitoring traffic. The other two intersections to make the top five were the Glandovey and Idris Rds intersection in Fendalton, and where Curletts and Parkhouse Rds meet in the west of the city.

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Going against school rules becoming trend Bridget Rutherford – Southern View reporter I am all for school students standing up for what they believe in. But what is it with students challenging their schools’ authority? We are hearing more and more about students who are going against the school rules and threatening to take legal action. We’ve seen it across the country. First there was Lucan Battison who refused to cut his long hair when his Hastings school, St John’s College, asked him to because it went against the “off the collar and out of the eyes” rule. The worst part was that he actually won that case. Then a little closer to home, there was the student stubble incident at Hornby High School. The student decided he didn’t want to shave his stubble in spite of the ‘no stubble’ rule he signed up to when he enrolled at the school. He even left the school so he could keep it. And don’t even get me started

SOAP BOX on the Christ’s College car parking debacle. As if those boys needed to add any more fuel to the ‘private school snob’ fire. I should know the stereotype; I went to a private school. When did it become normal to challenge the institution that you are a part of? I went to both a private and public area school, and I never would have challenged the rules at either. The reason for that is simple – those rules were what I signed up to when I was enrolled at the school. There is a difference between standing up for a worthy cause and completely undermining the rules of the institute you are part of. Simple message; cut your hair, shave your face and get back to school.

Readers respond to calls to ban fishing on the pier. Gordon Heyward: Yes, ban the lot. There is a bus which goes to Lyttelton and plenty of good fishing spots over there. Hundreds of people who would go for a walk on the pier keep away from it for fear of being hit by a flying hook Apart from that, it’s the stink. Louise MacDonald: Ban the fishers. I just came back from Scarborough beach in Brisbane, and what a difference there to the shambles in Brighton, I’ve lived in Marine Parade for 43 years, so I know what I’m talking about. If we don’t have the shops or the pools, that we have been promised for the last 40 years, they might just as well shut up Brighton and put the lights out. D Columbus: Fishing off the New Brighton Pier is a right to all that fish the pier. The pier was advertised as a level two pier, one upper level and one lower level. The people of Christchurch were asked to donate money. Families and individuals would then be buying a piece of concrete, steel rail or cobblestone and then their names would be placed onto or around the pier. At the first attempt to close

the pier and ban fishing, a meeting was held at the New Brighton Working Men’s Club. I attended that meeting with many other people opposed this ban. I asked the city council spokesperson at that meeting what happened to the second lower landing that would be for fishing and where did all the donated money for this section go? We were told that the city council at that time took out that money and used it for a building in the city centre, that is why the pier is built the way it is now. Tom Higgs: Please tell me how can some community board ban fishing from somewhere they don’t own? My family owns $10,000 of the pier through our donation. If they ban fishing, we would want our money back, as it’s not being used the way we were led to believe it was going to used by

every one, not just by people walking to look. Walter Roy: I fully support the fishing ban on the pier.

•The rubble from the demolished historic Sydenham Church on the corner of Brougham and Colombo Sts has sat on site for four years. Is it time for the eyesore to be removed? Or is it commonsense for the Sydenham Heritage Trust to wait for the money to remove it? •Cyclists say vehicles on Dyers Pass Rd are dicing with their lives by overtaking on blind corners and being impatient. Is it time for authorities to choose one or the other? Is there a solution? Have your say by emailing bridget.rutherford@starmedia.kiwi or comment on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ chchsouthernview.

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This is what (above) Coronation Corner on Selwyn St, will look like in the future. Lee Pee Ltd was granted a resource consent in 2013 to develop the site on the corner of Selywn and Coronation Sts into a retail and office complex to be called Coronation Corner. It is now going through the building consent process and Valour Properties are looking for tenants to fill the development. Its plans show there will be about 15 individual spaces in

the complex ranging from 83350 sq m in floor size. There will be 42 on site shared car parks in the development. The original Selwyn St shops suffered considerable damage in the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes and about 60 per cent of the

buildings were lost or unusable. A master plan for the new shops was signed off in July 2012 with the aim of rejuvenating the area. Coronation Corner is one of three post-earthquake developments on Selwyn St. A new retail building on the eastern side of the street has already gone in with occupational health service Oh Well! and Pies & Coffee cafe both already in there. Plans for the neighbouring empty property on the eastern side of the road are yet to be determined.

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Providing cricketing opportunities Catherine Ryan has been working to rebuild the junior section of the Southern Districts Cricket Club for the past three years. She spoke to Bridget Rutherford about cricket, shoulder surgery and seeing the kids pick up the sport So your role at the club is building up the junior club, can you tell me about that? I’m the secretary of the club and I started about five or six years ago. I started working on building the junior section about two seasons ago. We had eight children, and in the 2014/15 season we had about 68 children registered. Why did the club not have junior teams? Just with the members there, there was no one to run it. Why did you decide to get it back up and running? Well I’ve always enjoyed cricket and it just kind of evolved. I came in and saw there was a need for it. It started with having to get cricket gear for juniors, so we had to do a lot of fundraising. And we had to get qualified for coaching. The hardest thing was that a lot of children that wanted to play

cricket are already playing for a different club so we have started with a lot of young five and six-year-olds who were new to the sport, so the competition was pretty tough. Can you tell me a bit about the juniors ‘Have a Go’ sessions? Well Have a Go has changed so it’s now called the Superstar Academy and it is for beginners every Friday at Beckenham Park. Technically it is meant to be for five to eight-year-olds but all the kids can come down from all ages. We have skill stations so they learn to catch, throw and bat. Then at the end we have games and it’s a bit more laid back. And we’ve also got the bar so the parents can come and sit at the bar and have beer and watch. They love it. And it’s quite unique because it is free isn’t it? Yes it is. It’s good because if

DETERMINED: Catherine Ryan’s goal is to get more children playing for the Southern Districts Cricket Club. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

the kids are not sure if they want to play they can come along and there is no pressure for parents to have to pay fees and the child not want to play anymore. And that must be helpful for families who might not have spare money to pay for cricket. Definitely, so when I was doing school classes often the kids would say they couldn’t afford to play. It’s really sad how many children are aware of their

parents’ finances. So we wanted to do the free classes for some of these kids to be able to play cricket. Did you play cricket yourself? I did, I played for 15 years until I had shoulder surgery, and that’s when I took up coaching. Ouch, what did you do to your shoulder? I tore the ligaments and tendons from playing cricket. I

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IN ACTION: Catherine Ryan took up coaching after she injured her shoulder badly while playing cricket.

What is the most rewarding thing about coaching? I like watching the kids get it, if that makes sense. I love being able to start from them not being able to catch a ball, to a few months later when they are bowling. What is a funny experience from coaching? Probably coaching my own daughter, she is only five. I was out coaching and she said ‘hey mum look at this’ and all the

other kids started calling me mum as well, and then realised they said it. It’s pretty funny. Do you just have the one daughter? I’ve got two daughters. My little one is two and a half, and as much as she would love to be out playing cricket she just watches. Her name is Caydee and my older daughter is called Marlee. Any funny habits they have? Marlee is quite funny because

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she’s got a lot of allergies and she tells everyone about them. So if someone goes up to her and asks how she is, she will say “I’m okay but I’m allergic to dogs”. They are very talkative and chat to all the adult playing members. Do the girls spend a lot of time at the club? Well my partner is our groundsman so we do spend a lot of time at the club. They have been at the club since being born. So did you and your partner meet at the club? Yes, he was in the senior team when I came. We’ve been together for about three years. So sounds like you are very busy, what do you do with your spare time? I’m also at university doing a sport coaching degree so a lot of what I’m doing is either studying or coaching. Before coaching and studying I was an electronic engineer. I also run Southern Districts Football Club in the winter. I’m the secretary and administrator, much the same as I do for cricket. Other than that it is family time like going to church on Sunday’s and visiting grandparents.

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QUAKE AWARD A Woolston worker, who was given a Christchurch Earthquake Award for heroism, has been named the Institute of Directors Canterbury branch’s 1000th member. Liam Clarke-Hutchinson, 30, is chief operations officer for AdScale Laboratories, a development house for a leading European online advertising marketplace and went to the IoD to upskill his financial knowledge. He helped an injured woman in the aftermath of the February 2011 earthquake and arranged medical treatment for her, earning him the earthquake award in 2012. TOP SHOP Flight Centre Barrington was named a top retailer in this year’s Retail New Zealand Top Shop awards. It was named the national/multi-store top shop for the upper South Island at the Wigram Air Force Museum recently. The Flight Centre Barrington team is made up of Debbie Moore, Claire Thomas, Claire Townsend, Terri Gledhill, Tonya Bristow, Jason Ward, Lauren Kenny, Kayte John, Nicole Dann, Rebecca West and Drew Evamy. PROJECT MANAGER Woolston resident Francesca Jackson, 29, was among 370 graduates at Christchurch Polytechnic’s spring graduation on Friday. The former elite skater turned her focus to her studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Management degree. Through her studies, she scored a job with consultancy firm Opus, as a project manager. Her new role includes managing jobs for the Christchurch Catholic Diocese. This includes rebuilds and maintenance at schools.

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Principal’s efforts for pupils earns community hero award RECOGNITION: Waltham Primary School principal Gordon Caddie has been recognised as The Warehouse’s Canterbury 2015 community hero for the work he does.

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by the company of outstanding contributions to the community. He did not know he would be receiving it, and five representatives from the South City branch went and surprised him in front of the whole school. Since the earthquakes, Mr Caddie has set up a very active parent group at the school which has started hot lunches, holiday activities and education classes. Because a number of parents cannot afford to send their

children on school trips, he organises fundraisers so children do not miss out. He also set up a programme to train parents to help them support their children and their learning needs. He was presented with a $500 gift card for The Warehouse, for the school. Recipients are selected from community groups that are part of The Warehouse’s Bags for Good programme, which aims at cutting back plastic

bag waste. The programme involves proceeds from sales of 10 cent plastic bags sold at checkouts, being donated to community organisations in each store’s neighbourhood. The Warehouse Canterbury regional manager Derek Cotton said it was one of the toughest decisions to make each year. “Gordon stood out and, on behalf of our community, may I extend our thanks for all their efforts.”


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LEARNING: Hillmorton High School has been playing host to pupils from Hoon Hay and Our Lady of The Assumption schools. The pupils have been visiting Hillmorton’s Marae and Learning Centre. Hillmorton students Jasmine Fenton, Katarina CoxWiniata and Denim Winiata (above) helped to teach the visitors waiata, haka and various other activities as part of the visits. It has provided a great opportunity for them to get leadership experience.

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LEADERSHIP: Jasmine Fenton and Denim Winiata get the visiting pupils’ attention.

JAZZ JAM: Christchurch South Intermediate School on stage at the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology on Thursday in the Junior Jazz Jam.

Jazz critics wooed by school band Christchurch South Intermediate School jazz band has experienced what it is like to play for a trio of jazz critics. The pupils played at the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology Junior Jazz Jam, held on Thursday. CPIT National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art head of department Tom Rainey, musician Harry Harrison and CPIT programme leader and saxophonist Gwyn Reynolds judged all the schools who participated and

gave them feedback on their performance. The band played Loosen Up, All of Me and The Blues is Loose. Others at the jam sessions included Cashmere Primary School, Medbury School and Chisnallwood Intermediate School. The students who participated were invited to Labour Weekend workshops with guests Rodger Fox and Roger Manins and could perform at the Big Band Festival next month.

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CUTE: Hannah Hegarty, Leilani Matai, Eliana Rae and Maisie Cooper enjoy a stress-free day with their miniature buddy.

STRESS-FREE: Sophie Williams, Megan Calder and Vanessa Tregoning enjoy a day to take it easy.

Laid-back day for Marian girls The fast pace of the school year has inspired Marian College students to have a day to take it easy. Marian’s sister school, St Joseph’s Catholic College in East Gosford, New South Wales, gave money to the school, to help out in the

aftermath of the February 2011 earthquake. Marian students were allowed to choose how to use the money, and came up with a ‘stress-free day’. It was held on September 11 and there were fun activities including oversized games of

Twister, fort building and a zoo of animals to pet. Year 13 student Kasia Stanicich said the student executive talked to the girls about the idea and everyone was really excited. “The reaction from the girls when the animals arrived was awesome,” she said.

Thorrington twins top up City Mission foodbank

Two Thorrington School pupils have collected more than 730 cans for the City Mission foodbank as part of a school leadership programme. Identical twins Jack and Archie MacDonald, 10, encouraged families from the school to contribute to the week-long appeal, putting City Mission bags in each classroom for donations. The pair collected the items at the end of the week, creating a giant heart and cross, which is the City Mission logo, in the school hall. “We had hoped to get around 500 cans so getting over the 700-mark was really quite something,” Jack said. “It took most of the morning to gather it all up.” The boys said they were inspired to do something for the City Mission to achieve their

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gold community service badge after seeing a newspaper story about two boys who donated to the foodbank instead of accepting birthday gifts. “Those boys were so kind to give up the chance of new toys. We thought that was an awesome thing to do,” Archie said. The boys delivered the items to the City Mission last week. “We are actually too young to be official volunteers for the foodbank – but we are going to take the items into the team in the sorting area.” Thorrington School’s leadership programme for year 6 pupils encourages children to contribute to their school to gain a silver badge. Pupils wanting to achieve a Gold badge need to contribute six hours of time to an organisation or project to achieve the award.

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Ruby Fowler, 96, has a chat with Amber Proudfoot, Aviana Matheson and Bella May. PHOTOS: GEOFF SLOAN

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Banjo a hit with young readers Kip McGrath Barrington got a new furry and friendly member to help children learn to read. Banjo, the mini maltese and chihuahua cross, has been helping out with the centre’s Love to Read classes and has been a hit with the children. His mission is to charm and entertain the sometimes reluctant readers, and encourage them to take part. The children were even allowed to choose the fourmonth-old puppy’s name, with each getting to submit their favourites. Sandi Probert, who set up the Love to Read programme, chose Banjo out of the submitted options. She said children coming to

BRIDGET RUTHERFORD BUDDIES: Banjo helps Lexi (left) with her reading at Kip McGrath Barrington’s Love to Read programme. Shea chose the name Banjo as part of a competition.

Love to Read are taught using the ‘synthetic phonic’ method of instruction. This first teaches the children the letter sounds, then builds up to blending these sounds together to achieve full pronunciation of whole words. This way of teaching children

to read has proved to be successful that as from September 2010, it became the mandatory vehicle for teaching early reading in all state schools in the United Kingdom, she said. “The addition of Banjo to the team has made coming to Love to Read a fun experience.”

The old and the young came together in Beckenham last week as part of a new Age Concern initiative. St Peter’s School had a visit from some members of the older generation as part of the initiative to combat loneliness among the elderly. Age Concern Canterbury chief executive Simon Templeton said social isolation was a huge issue for older people. He said making a intergenerational connection helped to reduce It is for the elderly “who are feeling a bit lonely”. The programme has been

running for the past three months with St Peter’s School being the latest of five schools taking part. He said so far it had been “awesome” and very well received by the elderly and school pupils. “The feedback we’ve got is that they absolutely love it.” Age Concern already takes mini-vans of older people on outings to museums, libraries and cafes and the new school visits added to that. He said more visits were planned. “It’s something that fits in well with what we do,” he said.

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Reaching out for scholarship A Cashmere High School student is off to the United States in the hopes of gaining a basketball scholarship. Connor McLaughlin, 15, is one of 40 South Island students selected to take part in this year’s Mainland Eagles Tour. The Mainland Eagles Tour was set up by the Canterbury Regional Basketball Foundation to help basketballers pursue their dream of getting a scholarship to a college in the US. The tour, which runs from December 5-24, will start in Texas and finish in Las Vegas. Connor will take part in a comprehensive training programme while on tour. He will play eight games against US high schools and five games at the Tarkanian Classic, which is a school-age tournament named after US coaching legend Jerry Tarkanian. There will be a further two games against two special teams put together for the tour. Those selected each year are FLYING HIGH: Cashmere High School student Connor McLaughlin is off to the US as part of the Mainland promising players who have the Eagles Tour. ability to gain a scholarship. Connor has been playing for the past four years at agetournaments in Napier, Tauranga He also represented New basketball for about five years Zealand in the Koru Team which group level. and Wellington as part of and has represented Canterbury competed in Australia in 2013. He has competed at National Canterbury teams.

Hillview Christian School, St Martins, competed at the Rippa Rugby World Cup in Wellington last week. The team made it to the quarter finals where they played Roscommon School, of Counties Manakau, who eventually took out the tournament. Hillview came eighth overall. Two hundred year 6 boys and girls from 20 schools across the country took part in the fifth annual tournament after qualifying from regional tournaments earlier in the year. Roscommon battled it out against Richmond in the final on Wednesday eventually winning 35-20. PHOTOS: DAVE LINTOTT

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TEAM: The Hillview Christian School rippa rugby team which competed at the Rippa Rugby World Cup recently. Back row – Karen Winder (Chaperone), Emma Alcock, Serena Morgan, Maddie Morrow, Alisha Winder, Samantha Weavers, Paul Norton (coach). Front row – Ben Mason, Jacob Walters, Tom Harrison, Jamie Ehau, Andrei Tomkinson.

REACHING: Maddie Morrow in the process of scoring as she is being ripped during the quarter final against the eventual winners, Roscommon School from Counties Manakau.

CRICKETER TO BRISBANE Christchurch South Intermediate pupil Kees Beck will travel to Brisbane to compete for New Zealand at the Indoor Cricket Junior World Series this week. He was selected in the team after playing in the Canterbury under-14 Indoor Cricket team at nationals last month. The tournament will run from Friday-October 3.

ORIENTEERING WIN Thorrington School pupil James Wright got some good results at the Canterbury Schools Orienteering Festival held on September 12-13. He came first in the year 6 and under boy’s sprint event and second in the year 6 and under boy’s long distance event. The event was held at Canterbury University and Halswell Quarry.

GAME FACES: Cashmere Primary School’s Pebbles football team has a team talk before one of their pool matches at the Koru Games last week.

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Cashmere Primary School and Christchurch South Intermediate picked up gold medals in the Koru Games last week. They were among 38 schools to compete at the games which were held by the Selwyn Sports Trust and played across Lincoln, Prebbleton and Rolleston. They ran from Tuesday to Thursday. Christchurch South put for-

ward some impressive performances across the board to earn the school a number of placings. Both the girls and boys volleyball teams took top spot and the boys football team came third. The girls table tennis team came first while the boys teams came third and fifth. Cashmere Primary took out the boys lawn bowls, while their mixed and girls teams both came second


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The two main shop showrooms have over 100 bikes on display, all completely restored and fully guaranteed for 12 months, some coming with a free service at six months. The range of reasonable quality bikes are priced between $179 and $299. The top-quality range of bikes are from $300 to $2500. The outback bargain basement has a range of A to B’rs with guarantees from two to six months and priced from $75 to $175. There are over 150 more bikes upstairs awaiting restoration or for an “as is where is offer” from a budding bike restorer. On that note, there is a huge range of quality guaranteed frames, wheels, seats,

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Are you one of the 70 per cent with EXCESS CANDIDA? Do you suffer from any of the following symptoms?

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eart burn, indigestion, feeling tired often, low energy, gas, bloating, irregular bowels, constipation or diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, frequent urination, thrush, oral thrush (whitecoated tongue), sore throat, fungal skin infections and rashes, jock itch, ring worm, vaginal or anal itching, athlete’s foot, ear ache, dry mouth, bad breath, anxiety, feeling down, depression, panic attacks, irritability, dizziness, brain fog, poor concentration, feeling spacey, poor memory, dandruff, dry and itchy skin, psoriasis, burning or tearing eyes, eye fatigue, headaches, sinusitis, nasal drip, allergies, rheumatoid arthritis, urinary tract infection, often unwell and chronic disease are just some of the common symptoms. A causative factor for all these symptoms and more can be a yeast organism called candida albicans. It is often underestimated what a profound effect it can have on our health and wellbeing. It is estimated around 70 per cent of people have a candida overgrowth in their intestine, mouth or on their skin. It is normal and beneficial to have some candida in the gut where it is normally kept under control by the good gut bacteria or probiotics that feed on this yeast. However, using antibiotics without probiotic supplementation, sickness, poor diet, insufficient stomach acid and medications are some of the common factors that can upset this delicate balance and allow the candida to thrive. The tentacles of candida can penetrate the intestinal wall over time, causing inflammation and leaky gut syndrome where toxins and only partly digested proteins can enter the bloodstream, often leading to food intolerance, poor health, allergies and susceptibility to asthma. The immune system becomes weak, and colds, influenza and chronic infections occur often. The candida yeast often enters the blood stream as a fungus. In the bloodstream, it travels around the body to places where the environment is suitable for it to inhabit. Symptoms will vary depending on its location in the body. If it enters the brain, it can cause depression, anxiety and foggy thinking. Some researchers believe the candida fungus can release a pleomorphic microorganism or virus with a form that changes depending on its environment. This is believed to be a factor in cancer and other chronic health conditions. However, it is the body’s weakened immune system

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LEARNING PATHWAYS TO THE FUTURE Head Students 2015, left to right: Jordan Meddings, Dep Head Girl, Waiariki Paraone, Head Boy, Sammy O’Hara, Head Girl and Clayton Amer, Dep Head Boy

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Gateway is a programme designed for senior students to experience real-life industry work. Ivan Hart-Floyd has gained valuable experience, a First Aid Certificate, a Site Safe Building Construction Passport, a Hilti Tools Certificate and completed a BCITO Gateway Carpentry Level 3 programme gaining 20 credits towards his qualification. He has now gained a Vocational Pathways Award in Construction and Infrastructure. Thank you to Taniora Ripia and Nick Ayto from Ayto Building for their continued support. Ivan Hart-Floyd (Yr 13) at Ayto Building Ltd.

Taiaha Training Trained by Sergeant Huata Martindale, Linwood College students have been learning the art of the taiaha within the programme Mau Rãkau. Mau Rãkau is a martial art based on use of traditional Mãori weapons. With oversight of Mãori, Pasifika and Ethnic Services within the Canterbury Police District, Sergeant Martindale is committed to promoting pride, self-discipline and respect for self and others amongst our youth.

Congratulations to Sammy O’Hara, winner Thomas McHutchison (Yr 11), Sammy O’Hara (Yr 13), Jos van Olst (Yr 13) & of the Sandy Beverley Regan Lippitt-Quested (Yr 13) in action. Memorial Award, for In August, the Linwood College Jazz Band and Jazz Combo headed Best Saxophone Soloist north to Blenheim to compete in the 2015 Southern Jam Youth Jazz in the competition. Festival. Over four days, more than 250 students from fifteen schools Sam my was selected to around the South Island performed and competed in the festival. play 1st Alto Saxophone Both groups from Linwood College received Bronze Awards from in the 2015 Southern Jam the CPIT judges, which meant they showed great potential and have All Stars Band. some fantastic players in their groups.

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Basketball Champions Praneel Chand (Yr 13), Mosheen Ali (Yr 12), Ruckshad Ali (Yr 13), Avisheck Kumar (Yr 13) and Ngarama O’Keefe (Yr 12) in action.

Life Care Consultants have been working with Level 2 (Year 12) students on their First Aid Certificate as they work towards their NZQA Qualification. For their efforts on the day, each student earned four credits and in the future they could save a life.

Service Projects For the first time; the Linwood College Senior A Girls’ Basketball team has placed Runner Up in the South Island Secondary Zone 4 Tournament. In doing so, they have earned a qualifying position in the 2015 Basketball Nationals to be held in Palmerston North - a first in Linwood College history. With coach Rosanna Katene (a representative of the Canterbury Wildcats team) and talented sportswoman, the basketball team has moved up three divisions in just one year.

In August, Year 7 & 8 Linwood College students completed service projects, which included raising money for a charity for animals (Dog Watch) and a Sustainability Project. The Dog Watch team were extremely grateful and showed the girls around so that they could see where their money would go.

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Not all first aid certificates

are created equal While first aid courses must achieve prescribed New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) standards to be certified, not all training providers deliver the same course.

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here can be big differences in first aid courses between a range of training providers. Some courses range from teaching only the basic NZQA specified content and nothing else, to providing detailed and comprehensive content designed to familiarise participants to a wide range of likely emergencies. Providers offering shortened courses or courses not meeting NZQA training requirements are now in the spotlight. NZQA and the Department of Labour have published a factsheet to outline requirements for providers, learners and employers for first aid training based on currently registered NZQA unit standards. Below are a summary of what we think you should know. Course differences Training providers can market their courses under a wide range of names such as Essential First Aid, Workplace First Aid or Comprehensive First Aid and many other eye-catching titles. The term workplace can vary from a small office to a large factory where the risks and potential injuries are just as wide. Employers should be cautious in thinking that a one-day workplace first aid course will meet their needs in industries such as construction, engineering, forestry and industrial. More advanced learning is important to meet the proper workplace assessments and meet health and safety obligations. The content of courses can also vary. Employers should check to see the first aid course

is relevant to their particular industry risks. If there are risks of falling, or medium to high injury, then take careful look in the shortened courses as these subjects may not be covered. It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that employees attend courses appropriate to their industry risks. Unit standard-based first aid training These are the minimum requirements for both the initial and refresher training. The minimum duration of first aid training and assessment will be for training based on: • Unit standards 6400, 6401 (or 26552) and 6402 (or 26551), a minimum of 12 hours’ training and assessment • Unit standards 6401 (or 26551) and 6402 (or 26552), a minimum of eight hours’ training and assessment • For refresher training, where the learner’s certificate is no older than two years and three months from date of issue, a minimum of six hours’ training and assessment. First aid training must cover the outcomes of the NZQA first aid unit standards being assessed and any additional modules identified by the employer through the workplace risk assessment process as outlined in Department of Labour guidelines. Only first aid training providers accredited by NZQA can award the credits and issue a first aid certificate. Care needs to be taken to ensure that the provider is actually registered with NZQA for this purpose. NZQA conduct regular External Evaluative Reviews on all training providers. New Zealand Red Cross is proud to hold a double Highly Confident accreditation in both Educational Performance and Capability in Self-Assessment. This means that NZ Red Cross is a Category One training provider. First aid refresher training Refresher training is required every two years to maintain the certificates. This is a requirement and not something for the provider to decide. The requirement allows for a three-month period of grace, so the cut off period is two years and three months which should allow sufficient time to enrol onto a suitable course. The refresher training should ensure

the certificate holder is current in first aid practice appropriate to their individual workplace requirements. If a certificate is not renewed for more than three calendar months from the second anniversary date of issue, it will be necessary for the certificate holder to complete full first aid training to maintain currency. For the purposes of workplace first aid emergency management, employers will need to ensure that their first aid personnel maintain competency at all times.

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free plan or home design assessment, too. They will work with you to solve any concerns and issues, whether you are building new or altering your home, or developing a large industrial unit with different requirements for different zones. Air Con Christchurch is also, via its parent company Air Con New Zealand, fully involved with the Christchurch City Council and EECA Build Back Smarter Home Assessment Program, which offers to help homeowners achieve warmer, dryer and more energy efficient homes. Call Air Con Christchurch on 03 343 3886 for a free quote or home or business assessment. Stephen, Lee and Ben are all able to help you be safe, dry, warm and energy efficient. Or ring freephone 0800 161 163.

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Return of the Annual Classic Car Show and Concours d’Elegance

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his year marks the return of the Annual Classic Car Show and Concours d’Elegance after an absence of three years, following the Christchurch earthquakes. Pre-2010, every year without fail and regardless of the theme, spectators were guaranteed the chance to get up close and personal with more than 70 special classic and vintage vehicles as they were shown off in all their waxed and buffed glory, and this year the show will be no different. Key to the event is the proximity families and individual spectators can get to some of the most unique vehicles in New Zealand, and the fact that the cars’ owners are on hand to answer questions about the pedigree, history and specification of their charges. As well as individual exhibitors, the Classic Car Show also attracts car clubs from around the South Island as a mainstay of the vintage vehicle calendar. Most of the participating clubs will be organising their displays around a given theme, with many interesting variations expected. All of them will feature their club cars as centrepieces before filling their display areas with all sorts of props and memorabilia to catch the eyes of the judges, who will be spending the weekend comparing displays. The judges themselves are made up of a mixture of club personnel and members of the public, with the winning club receiving a large trophy and other prizes for their showmanship and attention to detail. Many cars will showcase their special pedigree while others grab attention simply for their uniqueness and rarity, but each and every one of them will be a testament to the dedication and sheer passion of their owners who will have made every effort to display them in pristine condition.

The Classic Car Show organising committee say that each year, the show keeps getting better as New Zealand’s premier indoor event of this type. There are other classic car shows in New Zealand, but this is the biggest indoor show devoted entirely to classic, vintage and rare cars in the country. It really provides people with the chance to see the very best of the South Island’s classic cars in all their glory. As usual, the show will feature a great variety of classic cars from across the world, with American, European and British vehicles rubbing shoulders under one roof at Pioneer Stadium. While seeing an Aladdin’s Cave of classic cars all on display side-by-side is considered a sight to remember by all car enthusiasts, the Canterbury Intermarque Concours d’Elegance, which takes place at every Classic Car Show, is always a particular highlight. Cars of all years and makes are eligible to participate in the competition which was first organised by the MG Car Club over 30 years ago. The event rewards enthusiasts who follow a very strict criteria of detailing, cleanliness, condition and originality, with different awards up for grabs in a diverse range of categories. Of the 80 or so vehicles which attend the show every year, around 25 enter the intense competition to be judged according to their year of manufacture, originality and condition. Prizes will be awarded at 7pm on Saturday night of the show, and the public is invited to remain for the presentations. None of this would be possible without the support of sponsors, and the organisers acknowledge the support of local car restoration firm Upper Classics, who will have their own special display at the show.

The show, held indoors at Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre, Lyttelton Street, Spreydon, is open to the public on Saturday, September 26, from 9am to 7.30pm, and on Sunday, September 27, from 9am to 4pm. Admission $10 for adults and $2 for children.

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Big engine power for Toyota Aurion SPECIFICATIONS

Whereas Toyota has just launched a new generation Camry, its stablemate, the bigengined Aurion, which shares much the same ideology, doesn’t take on such a dramatic change. However, it has had a facelift which will see it through to the end of Australian manufacture in 2017. And the reality is, there was little in the old Aurion that needed refreshing, it has been a solid performer for Toyota, it’s large car feel and spaciousness has been a lure for those who like six-cylinder engines and aren’t prepared to compromise on performance. In terms of change, the Aurion gets a new grille and bumper, while Sportivo models have garnish changes to enhance a sporty look such as big black wheels. Inside, there’s a lot of extra detail, minor fitment features such as upgraded gauges, rear window blind, audio upgrades, Bluetooth streaming and upgraded trim detailing. The Aurion lands here in

SPORTY: Toyota’s Aurion Sportivo performs as well as it looks.

three variations, the entry-level model sits at $50,990, while a Sportivo SX6 and ZR6 are priced at $52,490 and $54,990 respectively. The evaluation car was the mid-range model, and it performs as well as it looks. Other than those changes I’ve just mentioned, the concept of Aurion hasn’t altered. It shares its 3.5-litre engine with a lot of other Toyota and Lexus product and, what’s more, it is a strong engine with high power outputs – 200kW and 336Nm, it is also managed so that efficiency isn’t overly compromised. But given its capacity and strength, it does like to work hard and freely, it will surge under acceleration providing a quick standstill to 100km/h time of 7.1sec.

Response to throttle request is sharp and instant, the power flows evenly through a six-speed automatic gearbox, the only transmission in the two-variant range. The gearbox has a manual shift function at the main gearshift lever itself and through steering wheel-mounted paddles, but such is the strength of the engine and the management process which encourages early shifts so that fuel usage isn’t wasted, I mostly let the transmission change according to its own shift patterns. Toyota claims a 9.3-litre per 100km/h (30mpg) combined cycle average which correlates well with my time with the test car at 10/100km (28mpg).

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At open road speed the Aurion cruises quietly, it glides through the air with just a slight hum off the Bridgestone Turanza tyres (225/45 x18in), only on coarse chip seal. It is a happy highway traveller, dispensing the kilometres with ease, and affording the occupants a comfortable, moderately firmed ride. The spring and damper rates have been well engineered so that the Aurion will absorb uneven surfaces without jolting the cabin proper. The suspension will also keep the platform and body structure even when tackling the inevitable twists and turns. Major items of equipment include dual zone climate control, comprehensive trip computer,

Price: Toyota Aurion Sportivo SX6, $52,490. Dimensions: Length,4855mm; width, 1825mm; height, 1470mm. Configuration: V6 transverse, front-wheel-drive, 3456cc, 200kW, 336Nm, six-speed automatic. Performance: 0-100km/h, 7.1sec.

keyless entry and ignition, and premium audio with iPod/USB connectivity. For safety there is traction and stability control, complex air bag network, reversing camera, blind spot monitoring and ISOFIX child seat tethers. Just like the Camry, the Aurion provides a pleasing driving experience and a level of comfort that rivals models with far greater pedigree. Every time I think that we might lose great cars like the Aurion when the Australian manufacturing industry shuts down, I can’t help but feel we are losing something traditionally Australasian. Although large car sales have dwindled in recent years thanks to the popularity of sport utility vehicles, it’s been cars like the Aurion and other Aussie sedans that have paved the way for our desire of big cars and their big engines.

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Tyres Batteries Seatbelts

TILER AvAILABLE Ceramic & porcelain. Phone Paul 022 151 9242, 981-2802

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P: 03-338-0437 M 022-353-3565 7 Vanadium Place, Addington, Christchurch 8024

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SPOUTING CLEANING Spouting Unblocked, Cleaned Out and Flushed Out. Also Full Handyman Services Available. Call Trevor 384-3435 or 021 043-2034

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ORBISON-DIAMOND TRIBUTE SHOW Tickets $20

WATERBLASTING Quality Job, Quick Service by skilled tradesman, Ph Richard Severin at Jet-X 0800 538 969 Free quotes, visit www.jetx.co.nz

COMING ATTRACTIONS SATURDAY 10th OCTOBER, 8PM

FRESH FROM THEY'RE SELLOUT PERFORMANCE IN LAS VEGAS Madsen Promotions presents

EAGLES & BEEGEES TRIBUTE SHOW Tickets $20

• Hornby WMC • ph 349 9026 • 17 Carmen Road, Hornby www.hornbyworkingmensclub.co.nz Members, guests & affiliates welcome

Thursday 17th September - Wednesday 23rd September EVEREST (M) MERCHANT OF VENICE (PG) LAST CAB TO DARWIN (M) ANDRE RIEU (G) MAZE RUNNER: 13 MINUTES (R16) THE SCORCH TRIALS (M) A WALK IN THE WOODS (M) TEMPEST (exempt) CHARLES LUNEY (exempt)

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PLUMBER For prompt service for all plumbing maintenance, repairs and alterations. Phone Michael 364 7080 or 027 438 3943 PLUMBER ALF THORPE PLUMBING Certifying Plumber for all types of plumbing, maintenance, spouting, alterations etc. Phone 352-7402 or 0274350-231 PLUMBER A Top Plumbing job completed at a fair price, prompt service, all work guaranteed, Ph Brian 9607673 or 021 112-3492 ROOFING Qualified & Licenced Practitioner. Re-Roof & Repairs, all types. Member New Zealand Roofing Association. Over 35 years experience. Phone John 027 432-3822 or 351-9147 email johnmill@ihug. co.nz

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‘Famous for their roasts!’

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the Stamzagen (log cutting), Biscuit eating and also the Best-dressed competition. Lots of folk arrive in Dirndls and Lederhozen to make this a colourful event. The festival is also becoming popular with local German residents and tourists. Tap beers on offer include Erdinger, the Bavarian Pilsner from Wigram Craft Brewery and the specially brewed Glättenburgbrau Lager. A large variety of imported German and European Beers will be available as well German style wines like Gewurtztraminer and Rieslings. Entry is $12 for Friday and $15 for Saturday. Due to the past popularity of the event, tickets are flying and prior booking is advised. Book and pay for your tickets online now at Rosebank.co/Events and get early site entry (30 minutes prior to start of event). Phone or email bookings are taken but payment must be made before the event to secure booking (phone 323 7353/ email bookings@rosebank.co). Food can be purchased online as well as the engraved Oktoberfest mugs. And sorry, nobody is permitted to remain on site between Oktoberfest sessions on Saturday. This is a R18 event "Come and help to make this a great occasion for all and enjoy true Bavarian 'Gemutlichkeit'. Ein Prosit!!!�

Our mission is to offer great customer service, great food and a great experience. We hope to see you soon!

Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd October 2015 with 3 sessions

Entry Friday $12 / Saturday $15. Decide which sessions you want to attend and book early on 323 7353, or email bookings@rosebank.co

ROSEBANK ESTATE WINERY

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...it has to be Oktoberfest, and where better than the annual Rosebank Oktoberfest in Christchurch. The 5th annual event this year takes place the first weekend in October, which coincides with the festival in Munich, Germany. "This year we have a traditional German food menu designed by our European chefs and includes many typical items like Hogs, Schnitzels, Sauerkraut, Bratwurst, Pretzels,etc and even desserts like apple strudel and black forest cake. Food will be available throughout the event with prices ranging from $15 to $25. People are advised to book food in advance to avoid disappointment," said Ernest Glad, organizer of the event. (full menu available on website www.rosebank.co/events) The festival runs Friday 2nd October 6pm until 10pm and Saturday 3rd October from 12pm until 4.00pm and 6pm until 10pm "We have imported the decor from Germany to decorate and transform Rosebank into a Bavarian Beerfest creating a fantastic atmosphere," said Ernest. This year the Canterbury Brass Band will provide the Oompah sounds and many traditional Oktoberfest music favourites will also be played. Canterbury Brass is an “A� Grade Brass band. The festival has become popular for its fun contests like the Stein carrying competition,

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26th & 27th september, Christchurch Horncastle arena, Jack Hinton drive 10am-5pm. door sales $10. Children under 12 Free.

Join us at one of Christchurch’s largest events for women The annual Women’s Lifestyle Expo is back in Christchurch once more, and it is promising to be an event you won’t forget. With around 200 sites to browse, a fashion show, unique businesses to discover, shopping, bargains and laughter, the Expo is the ultimate day out for every woman. Do not leave your eftpos card at home as this year there are more sites to shop from than ever before! From jewellery to health products, crafts, fitness, beauty, food, wine sampling, travel, business products, art, cosmetics, fashion and so much more; if they don’t have it, it’s not worth having. There is so much going on and with door sales only $10 there is every reason to visit and none to stay at home! Take time for yourself; Have a Mother Daughter day out or grab the girlfriends and head to the Women’s Lifestyle Expo on this 26 and 27 September at the Horncastle Arena.

• Around 200 Companies Involved • Show only Specials • Great Shopping • Taste Zone • Goodie Bags • Craft Zone • Fashion Parades • Everything from wine & food to fashion, innovative products, health, beauty, home wares and much more

Grab a Goodie Bag bargain! Only available for purchase at the Women’s Lifestyle Expo these goodie bags have become famous with Expo visitors who love a bargain. As always the bags this year are a mystery bag including a variety of skin care & cosmetic products a magazine and more. Priced at only $20 with a minimum $70 value these bags are sure to be a hit with Expo visitors. Only while stocks last.

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Fabulous Expo shopping this year! Prepare for your new Summer wardrobe and take advantage of all the fashion sites involved with the expo this year. From stunning dresses and tops to The Essential Fashion to Wear, Love & Rock with Halo & Hazard there will be lots to try on & buy at this year’s Expo. From size 8 to plus size fashion it's all there with fashion companies including Key Black, Glitter Glam Shoes, The Dresser, Angela Stone, Eclipse Fashion, Annah Stretton, UnMatched Shoes, Intimo, Halo & Hazard & more.

If you’ve been searching for the ultimate occasion The popular Craft Zone is back this year with for you and your girlfriends to get together, then some great local crafters. Kandle Co will have their decadent 100% Soy Wax candle range for sale, here it is. comprising of both contemporary and recycled The Women’s Lifestyle Expo is back and is warning vintage glassware. New exhibitor Iron Planters will you not to leave your eftpos card at home as this travel to the show from Dunedin with their range year the Expo has more sites to shop from than of colourful garden planters. Plus with fabric Bags ever before! From fashion, food, crafts, beauty, and Cushions, unique jewellery, original art, home health products, wine and so much more if they decor and more the Craft Zone will be the perfect place to browse for the perfect treat to take home. don’t have it, it’s not worth having.

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Women inspiring women This year the Expo has brought together some very her 37th birthday #whywait is about seizing the moment, inspirational women to meet Expo visitors. making every second count and not putting things off Each day Elora Harré, a.k.a The Shrinking Violet will for another day as life is too precious. Members of the talk about her amazing weight loss journey in the Expo group will also have their heads shaved at the Expo on the Demonstration Zone. At the beginning of 2013, Elora Saturday plus will be selling nail polish and painting nails was 19 and morbidly obese when she began her journey from their Expo site as a fundraiser. to better health by Also appearing in the experimenting with a few different nutritional Expo Demonstration approaches, before Zone this year is finding her calling international speaker in Paleo & Crossfit. Dr Martha Nessler, A few months later, a powerful speaker her weight loss was whose sole purpose is going so well that she decided to start to ignite a spark within a Facebook page people allowing them and blog to share her to see their greatness journey and ultimately in all aspects of life! She help those on the same is raw and authentic journey as her. Elora is and will show you the now a massive 55+kg down and has 20,000+ followers on Facebook. Come necessary tools to have a life of “health, happiness, and hear Elora’s amazing story and guidance each day at the healing”. Expo. The Women’s Lifestyle Expo on this September 26th & This year the Expo is supporting Shocking Pink, a local support group helping young women through breast 27th at the Horncastle Arena, Christchurch. With door cancer, which are promoting the concept of #whywait. sales only $10 there is every reason to visit and none to Inspired by the loss of one of their trustees just days shy of stay at home!

For a ‘tasteful’ experience like no other, head to the ‘Taste Zone’ where businesses from all over New Zealand will be allowing you the opportunity to experience, try, and buy a range of fantastic products. From organic blackcurrants to quality dressings, beer and wine to smoked salmon you can tantalise your taste buds with a tasty treat from the Expo Taste Zone.

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2–4 Shakespeare Rd Christchurch Ph: 03 366 5261. North Street Timaru Ph: 03 684 4408

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erry at Buy Snowb EXPO and ate 10% we will don d every of yours an the purchase to Charity Canterbury st Hospital Tru

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Sizes 10 - 24 Join our database at the expo & go in the draw to win one of two $100.00 vouchers. Winners announced on our facebook page, Sunday 28th September 2015.

Find a stockist at www.snowberry.co.nz

27a Colombo Street. Cashmere. 03 337 1495. www.keyblack.co

SHOW SPECIAL $5 OFF

Any full priced jewellery item Including custom pendants

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Fabulous Expo shopping this year! Prepare for your new Summer wardrobe and take advantage of all the fashion sites involved with the expo this year. From stunning dresses and tops to The Essential Fashion to Wear, Love & Rock with Halo & Hazard there will be lots to try on & buy at this year’s Expo. From size 8 to plus size fashion it's all there with fashion companies including Key Black, Glitter Glam Shoes, The Dresser, Angela Stone, Eclipse Fashion, Annah Stretton, UnMatched Shoes, Intimo, Halo & Hazard & more.

If you’ve been searching for the ultimate occasion The popular Craft Zone is back this year with for you and your girlfriends to get together, then some great local crafters. Kandle Co will have their decadent 100% Soy Wax candle range for sale, here it is. comprising of both contemporary and recycled The Women’s Lifestyle Expo is back and is warning vintage glassware. New exhibitor Iron Planters will you not to leave your eftpos card at home as this travel to the show from Dunedin with their range year the Expo has more sites to shop from than of colourful garden planters. Plus with fabric Bags ever before! From fashion, food, crafts, beauty, and Cushions, unique jewellery, original art, home health products, wine and so much more if they decor and more the Craft Zone will be the perfect place to browse for the perfect treat to take home. don’t have it, it’s not worth having.

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Women inspiring women This year the Expo has brought together some very her 37th birthday #whywait is about seizing the moment, inspirational women to meet Expo visitors. making every second count and not putting things off Each day Elora Harré, a.k.a The Shrinking Violet will for another day as life is too precious. Members of the talk about her amazing weight loss journey in the Expo group will also have their heads shaved at the Expo on the Demonstration Zone. At the beginning of 2013, Elora Saturday plus will be selling nail polish and painting nails was 19 and morbidly obese when she began her journey from their Expo site as a fundraiser. to better health by Also appearing in the experimenting with a few different nutritional Expo Demonstration approaches, before Zone this year is finding her calling international speaker in Paleo & Crossfit. Dr Martha Nessler, A few months later, a powerful speaker her weight loss was whose sole purpose is going so well that she decided to start to ignite a spark within a Facebook page people allowing them and blog to share her to see their greatness journey and ultimately in all aspects of life! She help those on the same is raw and authentic journey as her. Elora is and will show you the now a massive 55+kg down and has 20,000+ followers on Facebook. Come necessary tools to have a life of “health, happiness, and hear Elora’s amazing story and guidance each day at the healing”. Expo. The Women’s Lifestyle Expo on this September 26th & This year the Expo is supporting Shocking Pink, a local support group helping young women through breast 27th at the Horncastle Arena, Christchurch. With door cancer, which are promoting the concept of #whywait. sales only $10 there is every reason to visit and none to Inspired by the loss of one of their trustees just days shy of stay at home!

For a ‘tasteful’ experience like no other, head to the ‘Taste Zone’ where businesses from all over New Zealand will be allowing you the opportunity to experience, try, and buy a range of fantastic products. From organic blackcurrants to quality dressings, beer and wine to smoked salmon you can tantalise your taste buds with a tasty treat from the Expo Taste Zone.

COST FREE SERVICING PROGRAMMES STILL GIVE YOU THE

PEGASUS POST

2–4 Shakespeare Rd Christchurch Ph: 03 366 5261. North Street Timaru Ph: 03 684 4408

SEE NEW VITARA ON THE HOLLANDS STAND AT WOMEN’S LIFESTYLE EXPO

erry at Buy Snowb EXPO and ate 10% we will don d every of yours an the purchase to Charity Canterbury st Hospital Tru

Snowberry is proud of its association with Ferrymead printer, Pakworld - producer of Snowberry’s USA award-winning packaging

OF ALL THE WORLD'S ANTI-AGING SKIN CARE PRODUCTS... Just one was invited to be presented to the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology

NZ Made and Designed

Sizes 10 - 24 Join our database at the expo & go in the draw to win one of two $100.00 vouchers. Winners announced on our facebook page, Sunday 28th September 2015.

Find a stockist at www.snowberry.co.nz

27a Colombo Street. Cashmere. 03 337 1495. www.keyblack.co

SHOW SPECIAL $5 OFF

Any full priced jewellery item Including custom pendants

Find me in Row C18 www.facebook.com/merlesques

Must show this coupon to redeem. Valid for expo only.


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WIN A $12,000 Door PrIZE! PAINT ‘N’ SIP STUDIO™ paint. sip. party. socialise.

• A 4 day otago Central rail Trail Experience for two people, including accommodation, bike hire, bag transfer, curling, Taieri Gorge railway, plus more worth over $2000 • $1000 resene voucher • Virtual Lifestyle Design retreat from Body Enlightenment NZ worth $1000 • $2500 - The Ultimate Angela Stone Makeover Day Package – includes styling and wardrobe advice, shopping and more • Photography session and framed portrait worth $860 from Beverley Studios • $500 clothing package from Key Black

• Crown Limousines 2 hour hire of the Maserati Quattroporte • Snowberry Beauty skin care pack valued at $500 • A case of Ataahua Pinot Noir from Ataahua Wines • $500 services from KDMC Business Management Consultancy • $500 Set of freshwater cream pearl jewellery from Kagi • Private party valued at $600 from Paint ‘n’ Sip Studio • Click Weight Success Courses valued at $500 • 3 month supply of Teza organic Iced Tea • Crossfit bootcamp and nutrition pack from Simple Tasty Nutrition and Crossfit Christchurch

Discover new companies at the 2015 Expo What is a Women’s expo all about?

A variety of cosmetic and skincare products + Magazine + more...

VAlued At oVer $70

With around 200 companies involved in the Expo and thousands of visitors over the two days the Women’s Lifestyle Expo is now one of the largest events held in the region.

to business women, mothers to grandmothers and friends simply enjoying each other’s company”.

One of the appeals the Expo has to visitors is the variety of companies involved with everything from diamond jewellery and wineries to renovation products and kids Superhero Parties, so that there really is something for everyone and all ages.

If you have never been to a Women’s Expo, you are in for a treat, but you do need a few hours up your sleeve! From sampling gourmet food, to trying on jewellery, learning about new businesses, watching fashion parades, checking out the latest in Outdoor Adventure Sports Gear and purchasing cosmetics and skin care, there is so much to see and do, and you will want to do it all!

Renee Murray from NZME Events, organiser of the Expo says “Our aim is to have as wide of a range of companies involved with the Expo as possible. Women are all different and their individual interests are so diverse. One woman may love the latest in makeup but the woman beside her may be more interested in unique travel options. It’s great on the weekend to see all the various women visit the show, from teenagers

Don’t miss this chance to see around 200 companies under one roof for one weekend!

The Expo is a perfect place to meet for a girl’s day out but it’s also a great place to escape and have some well-deserved “me time” if you prefer to browse the sites by yourself at your own pace. With so much going on and with Door sales only $10 there is every reason to visit and none to stay at home!

The Women’s Lifestyle Expo at Horncastle Arena, Jack Hinton Drive this 26th and 27th September. Door Sales only $10 and under 12 free. Demonstration Zone Products subject to change. Some products may be limited. While stocks last.

11.00 A performance by The Christchurch Contemporary Music Centre 12noon The shrinking violet – Local sensation Elora Harré, will talk about her amazing weight loss journey - over 54.5kg in 2 years 1.00 Fashion Parade & Style Secrets lead by NZ Celebrity Stylist Angela Stone 2.00 Take Control of YOUR Health: 7 Health Strategies YOU Can Implement TODAY. Join Dr. Martha Nessler, International Health Strategist, and learn how to take 7 easy steps in your health today! 3.00 Shocking Pink Charitable Trust will be holding a fundraising Head Shave for the #whywait September campaign in memory of Ness (Saturday Only) 3.30 Fun Fitness Demonstration from the team at Crossfit Christchurch

06 354 0498 expos.co.nz

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