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Plan to sort Rapaki Rd parking concerns stalls Â„Â„ By Caitlin Miles A PLAN to ban parking on busy Rapaki Rd has been put on hold due to nearby residentsâ€™ concerns of the impact on surrounding streets. The road is the main access route to Rapaki Track, which is popular with walkers, runners and mountain bikers â€“ causing issues for people who live on Rapaki Rd. In November, the city council proposed banning parking on Rapaki Rd due to ongoing concern from residents about safely accessing the street and their driveways. A parking ban on one side of Erewhon Tce was also included in the plan, because cars are often parked on that street if Rapaki Rd is full. The proposal was meant to go to the SpreydonCashmere Community Board next month for approval, but that will be put on hold. Following the submissions received, city council acting head of transport Steffan Thomas said the project has been put on hold due to concerns raised over how the surrounding roads will be effected by the ban. The city council received 93 submissions on the plans, 66 supported the idea, 24 were against and three submissions were unclear. Thirty of those submissions, both
for and against the parking restrictions, were concerned over the impact on the surrounding streets, namely Vernon Tce. One submitter opposed the plans because Vernon Tce is â€œalready dangerously congestedâ€? and banning parking on Rapaki Rd will only add to the congestion. A Vernon Tce resident said they were â€œterrified that restrictions proposed on Rapaki Rd will have an extremely detrimental effect on traffic, congestion, parking and safety on Vernon Tce,â€? and opposed the parking ban unless more parking is provided elsewhere. â€œAs a result, the project has been put on hold temporarily to consider whether any additional parking controls should be proposed further afield,â€? Mr Thomas said. City councillor Tim Scandrett (left) said Vernon Tce residents had a right to be concerned. â€œThe ideas raised in the submissions were very good ones and we do need to look at the plan again and see what we can do,â€? Cr Scandrett said. Mr Thomas said the next step of the project will be to undertake further consultation with affected properties if changes are made to the plan.
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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK CANTERBURY’S police chief John Price gives an insight into the role of a police officer in our weekly Soap Box column on page 4. Price is a good guy who has made an impact since his return to Christchurch as the region’s police chief about 18 months ago. New Zealand police have a deserved reputation as being amongst the best in the world in terms of getting the job done, and integrity. It’s often a thankless job where police have to put up with all sorts off rubbish, often booze and drugfuelled. We also feature Kate Russell, (pages 6-7) who has been a leader in the not-for-profit health sector for 24 years. Reporter Georgia O’Connor-Harding spoke to her about working at the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation and what it was like to raise three children as a solo parent. – Barry Clarke
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Signs surprise school principal By Caitlin Miles SIGNS WARNING motorists of St Anne’s Catholic School have been installed on Ferry Rd. The signs come after Southern View highlighted concerns the school had over pupil safety on the busy road in Woolston. School principal Dallas Wichman said while he was happy the signs had been installed, 40km/h speed limits still needed to be put in urgently. “The signs are good but after a while people will forget about them, at least something that is flashing will get more attention for just 10 minutes and that’s what we need,” Mr Wichman (left) said. During the holidays, the city council installed four school signs at a cost of $1200. City council acting head of transport, Steffan Thomas, said they were installed to make people aware they are near a school and children are about. “The signs were installed to raise awareness of the presence of the school. Council did this in response to the principal’s
NEW: St Anne’s Catholic School, on Ferry Rd has new signs to let motorists know they’re near a school. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN
concerns about the level of traffic. Some motorists appeared not to be expecting schoolrelated travel activity,” Mr Thomas said. Mr Wichman said he didn’t know the signs were going in. He said he arrived at the school and saw them there. In a city council list of 18 schools prioritised for lower speed limits, St Anne’s doesn’t feature on the list. Mr Thomas said schools are prioritised based on a number
of factors relating to the road environment outside. “The list is reviewed regularly and the ranking of an individual school can change due to the school, and the surrounding environment, changing,” he said. The school is in a 50km/h speed limit and by making it a school zone, the speed of the road would be reduced to 40km/h during times when pupils are arriving and leaving. At any other time, the usual
speed limit applies. Traffic figures from April last year showed along Ferry Rd between Osborne St and Aldwins Rd an average of 24,600 vehicles per day used the road with 1810 during peak traffic from 8am to 9am and the same figures for the school peak between 3pm and 4pm. Mr Wichman said “anything is better than nothing” and he hopes this encourages the city council to put flashing speed signs in sooner rather than later.
In Brief SIGN OF THE KIWI The Sign of the Kiwi reopened yesterday after six years. The building at the top of Dyers Pass Rd was closed following the September 4, 2010, earthquake. It then suffered further damage on February 22, 2011. Before the building was closed, it operated as a cafe and shop. The cafe has reopened following $760,000 in strengthening work. SPARKS RD REOPENING Sparks Rd will reopen on Sunday following the installation of the Southeast Halswell Waste Water Scheme. FEEDBACK SOUGHT The public can now have their say on what they want in the Woolston Community Facility after consultation opened yesterday. The city council plans to build a facility on Ferry Rd after the community library was demolished in June 2011 due to extensive earthquake damage. The city council has set aside $1.6 million in its annual plan to replace the old library. Once public involvement in the new facility’s design is finished, the city council will create a concept design to formally present to the community for feedback on the project.
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Youth group gets pool open
By Caitlin Miles WHILE LINWOOD may not have a pool complex, an organisation focused on working with youth is coming to the rescue and running the local school pool over the summer. Youthtown is operating the community pool, located at Linwood Avenue School, for a second year. This year, Youthtown encouraged eight local teenagers to become volunteer lifeguards to help keep an eye on the children using the pool. The city council helped cover the costs of training the eight teenagers. Youthtown southern area manager, Amanda Murray, said it wanted to help give local kids some useful skills. “We think it’s really good to get the local teenagers involved and this way they can then work at other council-run pools with the training and skills they’ve learnt,” Ms Murray said. To help with costs of running the pool, the Linwood-CentralHeathcote Community Board granted the organisation $6500 to help cover lifeguard wages and running costs. “We’re training eight teenagers to help out. It gives the local
SAFETY: Volunteer lifeguard Eden Pettigrew and paid lifeguard Gemma Hickson give children swimming lessons at the Linwood Avenue School pool. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN
kids a chance to learn some new skills too,” Ms Murray said. Users pay $1 a day to be able to use the pool, which is open seven days a week from 11am until 6pm. She said it was great to be able to provide a pool for the
community over the summer months, since there isn’t one available in the area. But she said the community was vocal about its desire for a long-term solution. A $21.8 million pool is planned for the Linwood
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In Brief WOODS MILL DEVELOPMENT Another bid is being made to restore the historic Woods Mill buildings in Addington. Loprinzi Properties is seeking $900,000 from the city council to restore the Wise St property. The city council will decide on Thursday if it will approve the money for restoration. Previous attempts by developers to restore the building have fallen through and the money has never been formerly handed over. The buildings – a four-storey and a two-storey structure – date back to 1886. They have been empty since the February 22, 2011, earthquake. The company wants to turn the buildings into a retail complex. It estimates the cost of the development to be $7.6 million. SKATE PARK PLANS Concepts for two skate parks planned for Halswell have been released. The concept designs incorporate many of the wishlist items that young people and locals requested. The plans for the Halswell Domain Skate and Recreation Park and Knights Stream Skate Park include a skate bowl, quarter pipes, seating and shaded areas. If the plans are approved, it is expected to take three months to complete each skate park. Consultation on the plans will be open until February 20.
Tuesday January 24 2017
Proud mum awarded for her Kate Russell has been a leader in the not-for-profit health sector for 24 years. Georgia O’Connor-Harding spoke to her about working at the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation and what it was like to raise three children as a solo parent.
Congratulations on becoming and Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit. You must be very excited? I was thrilled when I heard. My first reaction was who the heck must have nominated me? But I still don’t know and possibly never will. I am very honoured. I didn’t know I was going to get nominated. There are so many different sectors in my professional life where it could have come from, but they said health and governance and that has narrowed it down. What made you stick to helping the not-for-profit organisations? I fell into the not-for-profit sector by accident. My first job was as a fundraising assistant for Presbyterian Support. I got it because it was a 20-hour week job and it suited the fact I had small children at the time. I was in that job for a couple
of weeks and I had what you would describe as a vocational empathy of thinking, oh my goodness, this is what I want to do for the rest of my life. I was 30-years-old and aside from being a mother, I hadn’t figured out what I wanted to do careerwise. I had always done things to do with social justice. I had gone on the ‘no tour marches’ and was a junior member of human rights organisation, Amnesty International. Tell me about working at the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation? When I took this role, some of my colleagues at the national programme, Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand, were like isn’t that a step back because you are going into a regional role? But after the earthquakes, I very much had in my heart to do something in Canterbury. Medical research is something you don’t always get
RECOGNISED: Kate Russell is chief executive of the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation, which funds research and oversees organisations like the New Zealand Brain Research Institute. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN
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role in medical research How do you think our medical research compares to the rest of the world? We punch very well above our weight. What gets achieved here in research for the fraction of a cost is really quite astounding. In spite of the frustration we all naturally get with the health system and getting put on waiting lists and restricted medicines, we still have universal public health care here. When you look at the hideous situation people in the United States find themselves in, where they don’t have health insurance, we have a fabulous system here. We only pay $5 per item for medicine which may cost up to $150. Still some people complain about that. You often hear about there not being enough beds at Christchurch Hospital. For sure, Christchurch Hospital is an incredibly busy hospital. But the financial results and just the strategic results the CDHB gets in terms of the development of new services; they are just terrific and stack up very well compared to the rest of the district health boards around the country. I can tell you these places are populated by bloody good people who all have a very
FAMILY OUTING: Kate Russell with her family at the Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery in southern France.
big heart for what they do. How old were you when you first had children? I had my first child when I was 19. It was a surprise. It wasn’t in my plan to get pregnant in my second year of university. By the time Sam, my eldest boy, was one I was back at university doing a full-time course, looking after him and holding down two parttime jobs. I have no idea how I
did it. Would that have been one of the most difficult times in your life? No. I always had plenty of family support around me. I have a very close family. But the most difficult time of my life was when I broke up with my first husband. I was a solo parent on my own for seven years with three children. For me, it got to
the stage where I was very poor. I wouldn’t say I had hit rock bottom, but I was very poor and I had to work very hard and make significant sacrifices for the well-being of my children. I was there for some time and I had to make a conscious decision to climb myself out of that. To not be dependent on welfare. How did you get through? The whole family had to make sacrifices for that to occur. There were a lot of times where I couldn’t go to the kids’ sports days. I couldn’t be the one to drop them off at school or look after them after school. I recognise my children paid the price for me putting a lot of evidence on the development of my career. I had a 12, eight and four-yearold. What do your children say about it now? They are very proud. From time to time, we have these conversations where I say I still carry some guilt about not being there because I had to work. I had to be the main bread-winner in the family. They are very pragmatic about it and say what you taught us is a really good work ethic. We understand why you did what you did.
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By Caitlin Miles A COMMUNITY board member says locking the public toilets in Linwood Park because of constant vandalism and graffiti is a waste of resources. The city council has closed the facility, and will only unlock it for sporting events. LinwoodCentral-Heathcote Community Board member Alexandra Davids (above) said she thinks closing the toilets is a “waste of money and resources,” as the majority of visitors to the park cannot use them. The toilet block is located close to the playground at the Bonar Pl entrance to the park. The nearest alternative pubic toilets are across the park at Eastgate Shopping Centre on the corner of Linwood Ave and Buckleys Rd. City council acting head of parks Brent Smith said quick removal was the best way to deter taggers along with graffitiresistant paint. “Unfortunately, taggers at Linwood Park have not been
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LOCKED OUT: The toilets in Linwood Park have been locked due to continued vandalism and graffiti. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN
deterred and, therefore, we have had to close the toilet to the public,” Mr Smith said. Last year, there were 185 reports of vandalism to the toilet block and, in 2013, $7100 was spent on paint to cover graffiti and repaint the building.
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WE’RE IN a new year and the same old incidents keep on occurring. By this I mean kitchen fires and arsons. An unattended cooking fire in Sockburn this week raised an interesting dilemma for landlords. Most know that there is a new building law requirement that landlords provide smoke detectors in their properties. In the case referred to, there weren’t any smoke alarms in a rental where the tenant went off to work forgetting about food cooking on the stove. Smoke was seen and Fire Service troops attended. There wasn’t too much of a mess and our crew made sure there was a brand new 10-year smoke detector installed (free of charge by the way) before the occupant went back in. But what would be the result if the tenant had gone to bed after cooking rather than leaving for work? What if then the worst happened? How would the law treat the landlord? It’s a good enough reason to make sure an alarm is there and that the installation is
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De Vries headed to US football league By Gordon Findlater FORMER CASHMERE High School footballer Francis de Vries is heading to Canada after being drafted by Vancouver Whitecaps FC. De Vries, 22, was the 29th selection in last week’s Major League Soccer draft. He has become sought after in North America after already plying his trade in three different countries. He will join his new club ahead of the MLS season which begins in early March. Last season Vancouver finished 16th in the 22-team competition.
The 1.87m defender grew up playing football under the guidance of Fred Simpson at Cashmere Technical, which at the time were known as Cashmere Wanderers before merging with Woolston Technical. De Vries also played for Cashmere High and was named junior player of the year during his time there. He also won the national youth league with Canterbury United in 2011. In 2012, de Vries moved to Switzerland to join FC Basel’s youth academy, where he helped the club win the Swiss under-18 championship. He then moved to the United States and spent
four years at St Francis University, Pennsylvania. During his stint at college, he started all 78 of his games, scoring 15 goals and recording six assists. His performances saw him twice named a NSCAA third team All-American, as well as two-time North-eastern Conference defender of the year. He was also a three-time first team All-North-eastern Conference. In between his collegiate career, de Vries played in the USL Premier Development League with the Michigan Bucks, helping the club to league championship wins in both 2014 and 2016.
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SOUTHERN VIEW Diverse Women Today until January 28 This exhibition is a tribute to the many aspects of women. The collection of art has been created by women ranging in age and ability. The youngest exhibitor is 10-years-old and the oldest is more than “three-score-and-10.” The exhibition showcases the many facets of women’s art, including the perfect, imperfect and everything in between. The exhibition will be open from Monday to Friday, 11am-4pm, and Saturday, noon to 3pm. Linwood Community Arts Centre. Free entry
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Teddy’s Summer Sleepover Thursday, 6pm-6.30pm Cuddle up to your favourite toy for bedtime stories and some fun with other children and their toys. Leave your toy there over night to have a sleepover with the others and in the morning when you collect them go see what mischief they got up to when they were left to play in the library at night. Te Hapua: Halswell Centre. Free entry
Maker Space – Family Time Tuesday, 10am-noon Spend some time with your children during the holidays being creative and playing with toys. There will be crafts, Lego, 3D Education App Testing colouring, clay, interactive games Friday, 11am-2pm and much more to get involved in University students from Udel for a couple of hours at the library. Te Hapua: Halswell Centre. Free are building child focused education applications and children entry that go along to Barrington Mall will get to try them out to see Creative writing on Wedneshow they work and what they’re days used for. The applications will be Wednesday, 4pm-5.45pm available for testing by the public If your imagination runs wild at several locations. and you want to learn how to put Barrington shopping centre. those ideas on paper in a way that Free entry makes sense head along to the creative writing classes. Whether Jack and the Beanstalk you’re new to creative writing or Wednesday to Saturday, 11am just want to hone your skills pick up some tips and learn from other and 1pm Take the children along to a aspiring writers. Find some fictional books while you’re in the library live theatre performance to beat the school holiday boredom. or books on creative writing. Linwood Library, level one, East- This production of Jack and the Beanstalk will bring to life all the gate Mall. Free entry
beloved characters of the original tale, including the adventurous Jack and his best friend Daisy the Cow. The show combines slapstick comedy, music and puppetry to keep the audience entertained. The Court Theatre at The Shed in Addington. Tickets from $10 Opawa Farmers’ Market Sunday, 9am-noon It’s a new year and the market is back. Find some organic and delicious produce from local growers. Enjoy sipping on a coffee while wandering around the market and seeing all of the food on offer. From artisan bread and french pastries to fresh berries and local cheeses. Don’t miss the annual Berry Fest, planned for the end of January. 275 Fifield Tce. Free entry Sydenham Walkers Monday, 10am The walking group returns for 2017. The group will meet every Monday morning for a walk around the local area to stay active and social. There is a plan in place if the conditions are bad, but wear sensible clothing and footwear for any weather. Countdown, 219 Colombo St. Free entry
CONTINUING EDUCATION Christchurch School of Music The Christchurch School of Music is a family-oriented community aimed at providing quality music education in and around Christchurch. We have an exciting offer for all new enrolments for 2017, where you will receive $775 worth of lessons for just $450! All you have to do is click here to enrol before January 15th, 2017: http://www.csm.org.nz/enrol/ This deal includes: 1 year of group lessons for beginners on recorder, flute, clarinet, violin, ukulele, guitar or voice (worth $525), FREE instrument hire where instruments are available (worth $110), FREE joining of a performance ensemble for the second semester (worth $140). We also have individual lessons and ensembles for a wide range of instruments available too, for any age and from beginner through to experienced - explore our website www. csm.org.nz to learn more. CSM is a not-for-profit organisation with a strong focus on community. On a Saturday morning the whole family can find something to suit. Preschool children can start their musical journey by joining in our experiential “Take Off with Music” while older children and adults may opt for group or individual lessons on a specific instrument (including voice). Those who
already play are welcome to join in one of the great ensembles which all take part in regular concerts including Saturday soirees and the popular annual Showcase Concert. Recitals where individuals can perform are also held regularly. CSM also provides a comprehensive music education to participating primary schools via its Outreach programmes. With programmes offered in band, strings, recorder and ukulele in a wide range of Christchurch schools this is an area of the School, which has grown fast over the last few years. Another area that has grown rapidly over the last few years is the Late Starters programme where adults approaching retirement with more time on their hands have really enjoyed learning an instrument they never had the chance to play in their early years and join an ensemble with other like-minded adults. If Saturday isn’t an option, CSM also offers a range of weekday opportunities for learning and playing music. If affordability is an issue, CSM may be able to offer a discount through funding provided by the Rata Foundation. Please contact us via our website www.csm.org.nz and let us start you on a musical journey that will bring pleasure for a lifetime.
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Have fun learning a new skill or show off your own talent at a skate jam on Friday. Cheapskates Skate Skool is running the event from noon until 3pm, to encourage children and young people to take up skateboarding. There’s free gear hire and experienced coaches will be on hand to help beginners and anyone who wants to improve their skills. There will also be a free sausage for the kids who work up an appetite while skating. Don’t miss the chance to win prizes for showing off your best moves. Meet at the Halswell Domain. If it’s wet the event will be postponed to February 4.
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Play House of Cards is a day-time bridge club situated in Merivale. Our philosophy is to provide a friendly, family-type environment for bridge players. Bridge is not only a wonderful, stimulating game, it is also splendidly social. We have had much pleasure in seeing many new friendships flourish over the years. House of Cards is especially renowned for its teaching and we have taught literally thousands of beginners as well as improvers, in Christchurch and around New Zealand. We have run several national teachers’ conferences and have been instrumental in creating a national standard for bridge teachers. We have also written a whole series of bridge books for new and improving players which are widely used in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. We are a friendly, enthusiastic team who welcome new players. We have four sessions dedicated especially for the novice player, so you needn’t feel nervous!
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Come sing with us. The Christchurch City Chorus, Australasia’s premiere international award winning women’s a cappella chorus welcomes all eager female singers. Can you see yourself in Pitch Perfect, Glee or Grease? Then we are the chorus for you. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings, 7pm to 10pm and are interested in hearing We will also introduce you to from all females keen to join our chorus. SkyBridgeClub. This is an online club We have recently returned from the Sweet catering for the improving player, where you can practice online during your course. Adelines International Competition where we placed 5th and were voted by the It’s a great way to learn. Come in and see us. We’d love to meet you. audience as the Most Entertaining Chorus. Come along to try out 4-part a capella
singing and receive six weeks of group singing lessons for $70. The lessons begin on Wednesday 1 February at 7pm. The Chorus was founded in 1985 and is directed by Virginia Humphrey-Taylor. There are over 100 members with ages ranging from 21 years to over 70. Sweet Adelines is a world-wide organisation with over 600 choruses singing in the barbershop style. All ages and voice ranges are welcome. The ability to read music is not necessary. Contact us, phone 022 689 9745 to find out more. See you there.
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Show your body a little love with some fun, gentle exercise starting this Valentine’s Day. Kashmir’s beginner belly dance class runs for eight weeks and explores not only the movement of belly dance but also a little of the background. You can watch some of the top belly dancers on video, begin to get a feel for the music, and get a glimpse into a different culture all while learning about how your own body can move to express the music as a belly dancer. Belly dance is the dance of celebration and entertainment in many Middle Eastern countries. Everyone does it (men, women,
and children). It is kind to the body with no extreme flexibility required and, unlike most folkdances, no jumping. It is based around movement of the torso rather than footwork. Although travelling and weight transitions are required for stage work, as a beginner you will learn mainly to move your hips and shoulders (“belly” dance is a misnomer). Then you can start to put movements together into phrases, add “layering” (two or more things at once), and sharpen your ability to isolate. More information: www.bellyraqs.co.nz
If you like to dance, want a social life with a friendly bunch of people, then Line Dancing could be just what you are looking for. Scientists theorize that dancing has a triple benefit for the brain, it increases blood flow, reduces stress and keeps that vital grey matter in shape. Dancing also combines physical, mental and social activity and is a whole lot of fun too. Laughing is good for you because it increases our ability to think positively and we even cater for people who think they have two left feet. You can have all these benefits plus meeting new friends by
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Aikido Shinryukan Do you enjoy cards? Canterbury Do you enjoy cards, like challenges and want to stay mentally alert? Then Discover BRIDGE with the Christchurch Bridge Club
This is the advice we always give to people who want to learn aikido. It really is that easy. Of course every new student is naturally apprehensive about beginning a Japanese martial art; we have all “been there.” But to begin you need to take that first step. At Aikido Shinryukan Canterbury we take care to ease beginners into training through our basics classes taken by senior instructors. Step by step we build knowledge. We focus on beginners understanding the fundamentals of aikido so that they can take the next step and begin what we hope will be a life long study of the art. Anyone can do aikido regardless
of age or fitness. “We want students to develop technically and physically as quickly as they are capable” notes chief instructor Andrew Williamson. “We can then introduce them to more advanced training and international instructors and build on the total knowledge base held in our group.” Aikido Shinryukan Canterbury has dojos in Burnside and Linwood and provides daily classes for adults and children. Beginners are very welcome. For more about Aikido Shinryukan Canterbury phone Andrew 021 343 672 Website www.christchurchaikido.co.nz.
Harewood Golf Harewood Golf Club is a friendly club with a well-established yet magnificent new-look 18-hole golf course close to the international airport and just 15 minutes’ drive north-west of central Christchurch. The Woodlands Course at Harewood has won rave reviews since reopening in 2012 after major improvement work masterminded by renowned golfer Greg Turner of the acclaimed course design firm Turner Macpherson Golf Design. Members, guests and visitors are all equally welcome to enjoy what is now regarded as one of the finest layouts in Canterbury. The club has equally impressive practice facilities including a vast short game area and a public driving range featuring the choice of 23 undercover bays or extensive grass tee areas. With a resident professional offering game improvement lessons and a fully-stocked Pro Shop, an exceptional all-round golfing experience is complete. After practice or play, the Harewood clubhouse offers a warm and relaxing space to unwind, with onsite caterers Moveable Feasts providing everything from threecourse meals to light snacks and coffees. A full range of cold refreshments can also be found at the club’s bar. Further details can be found at www. harewoodgolf.co.nz
Established in 1952, the Christchurch Bridge club was rebuilt in 2013 after the earthquake. We are the largest bridge club in New Zealand with a membership of approximately 900 members, from teenagers to 90+ years. Our modern, architecturally designed clubrooms are centrally located in Nova Place, off Barbadoes Street and has extensive off-street parking. Our modern design combines excellent lighting & acoustics, offering the ability to divide the space for multiple users, not only bridge. The Christchurch Bridge Club offers lessons provided by professional teachers who are well skilled in the game and utilise the latest technologies for improved learning that can be practiced and reviewed at home on the Internet. After 10
weeks you will be ready to set out upon the highway to bridge success and will have developed a skill and passion to last a lifetime. Many opportunities will be open to you representing your club, province or country in a variety of grades. Or, just enjoy a social game with the warmth and friendship of like-minded people of all ages. Watch out though! Bridge is very addictive! The next FREE beginner’s course commences on February 1st, 2017 at the Christchurch Bridge Club, 21 Nova Place. For further details or to enrol, phone 366-1516 or email office@chchbridge. co.nz www.chchbridge.co.nz Bridge refresher course also starts Wednesday 1st February at 7.30pm for 4 weeks, cost $25.
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your way back to it As we return to our normal daily routines after the holidays you may begin to find the odd ache or pain creeping in.
his is a good indicator from our bodies, that the holiday routine was somewhat different. Perhaps you sit a lot for work and you were on the go or, you are normally more active and the holiday break was more sedentary. Either way the sooner you pay attention to these signals the easier it will be to deal with it. So what can you do to ward off pain and stiffness and boost your energy and alertness? 10 simple stretching exercises at your desk that will release tension from head to toe. They take only a few minutes. Set the alarm on your cell phone or computer to go off every hour to remind you it’s time to get up and stretch. Just stand up and sit down - no hands If you stand up and sit down (over and over) without using your hands it can be a challenge, do it while you’re on the phone; no one will know. Shrug your shoulders - to release the neck and shoulders Inhale deeply and shrug your shoulders, lifting them high up to your ears. Hold. Release and drop. Repeat three times. Loosen the hands with air circles Clench both fists, stretching both hands
out in front of you. Make circles in the air, first in one direction, to the count of ten. Then reverse the circles. Shake out the hands. Point your fingers - good for hands, wrist, and forearms
Stretch your left hand out in front of you, pointing fingers toward the floor. Use your right hand to increase the stretch, pushing your fingers down and toward the body. Be gentle do the same with the other hand. Now stretch your left hand out straight in front, wrist bent, with fingers pointing skyward. Use your right hand to increase the stretch, pulling the fingers back toward your body. Do the same on the other side. Release the upper body with a torso twist Inhale and as you exhale, turn to the right and grab the back of your chair with your right hand, and grab the arm of the chair with your left. With eyes level, use your grasp on the chair to help twist your torso around as far to the back of the room as possible. Hold the twist and let your eyes continue the stretch see how far around the room you can peer. Slowly come back to facing forward. Repeat on the other side. Do leg extensions Grab the seat of your chair to brace yourself
and extend your legs straight out in front of you so they are parallel to the floor.Flex and point your toes five times. Release. Repeat. Stretch your back with a “big hug” Hug your body, placing the right hand on your left shoulder and the left hand on your right shoulder. Breathe in and out, releasing the area between your shoulder blades. Cross your arms - for the shoulders and upper back Extend one arm out straight in front of you. With the other hand, grab the elbow of the outstretched arm and pull it across your chest, stretching your shoulder and upper back muscles. Hold. Release. Stretch out the other arm in front of you - repeat. Stretch your back and shoulders with a “leg hug” Sit on the edge of your chair (if it has wheels, wedge the chair against the desk or
wall to make sure it does not roll). Put your feet together, flat on the floor. Lean over, chest to knees, letting your arms dangle loosely to the floor. Release your neck. Now bring your hands behind your legs, right hand grasping left wrist, forearm (or elbow if you can reach that far), left hand grasping the right. Feel the stretch in your back, shoulders and neck. Hold. Release your hands to the floor again. Repeat three times or as often as it feels good. Look up to release upper body Sit up tall in your chair, or stand up. Stretch your arms overhead and interlock your fingers. Turn the palms to the ceiling as you lift your chin up, tilt your head back, and gaze up at the ceiling, too. Inhale, exhale, release.
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Tuesday January 24 2017
Classifieds Caravans, Motorhomes
Are you about to sell your caravan? We can sell it in our busy yard on behalf for you, at www. affordablecaravans.co.nz 512 Blenheim Road CHCH 03 3488614. Caravan 4 to 5 Berth Wanted Repairs OK 027 938 5344
Community Events BROMLEY MONTHLY MARKET Sunday 29 Jan 11am to 2pm at Bromley Community Centre, Bromley Road. For full details e mail: bromley.monthly. email@example.com
Computers ALL YOUR COMPUTER WORRIES SOLVED! *$30.00 off your first service with this coupon!* No problem too big or small from home PC’s to business networks. PC slow? An end to Viruses, Spyware, and Clogged Systems. Safe secure hassle-free computing. Lost files recovered. Microsoft Certified, MCSE, MCP+l. 30 years experience. Call Andrew Buxton this week on 3266740 or 027 435-7596 for $30.00 off* Custom Computers Christchurch
For Sale HANDBAG Genuine Guess Leilani box bag CR240831 sand/neutral colour, sz 42cm long x 22cm high, excellent condition only $160 ono ph 020 444 4204
Gardening & Supplies
Landscape and Garden
Services If you need help getting your garden back in order after repairs, need any type of landscape construction work or garden restoration. Ph 021 272 0303 Gardening & Supplies A GARDEN PROFESSIONAL NEEDED? Qualified Horticulturist, offering expert pruning, garden makeovers, garden design and landscaping, for free quotes call Bryce 027 6888196 or 0508 242-733
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LAnDSCApIng Mini Digger hire for drainage & section development. Ph Silver Threads 022 140 7852 residential - commercial - industrial LeD / DoWnLIgHt New Builds replacement. Huge new electrical and lighting design year special, get those Renovations troublesome downlights New Builds incl. rewires, switchboard upgrades, basic additional replaced wih modern LED lights & power / data points, garden lighting, spa power Renovations lights from $38 + GST Home Ventilation Home Ventilation inclusive. Ring the boys at heat transfers and positive pressure systems Turned On for free advice AlarmAlarm System Installation System Installation & quotes. Call Muzza 022 Therapy Professionals Ltd’s Electrical Safety Inspections incl. the latest smart phone control and monitoring 6177 275 physio, speech language, music, occupational therapists and oVen CLeAnIng dietitians can make life easier. Te Ope Whakaora Professional cleans Don’t wait, go private! We can help. $50.00. Gift Vouchers Open Monday - Saturday 9am - 5.15pm avail. Phone 0800 683We come to you. Contact us now! 62 Poulson Street, Addington CallWilliam Williamfor for a a free 021021 594594 442442 or Call freequote: quote: 6253 or 027 228-0025 300 Lincoln Road, Lincoln email: firstname.lastname@example.org email: email@example.com pAIntIng PH: 338 5154 www.preciseelectrical.co.nz firstname.lastname@example.org DeCorAtIng Your donations of household goods support our emergency housing hostel therapyprofessionals.co.nz interior & exterior, We are proud members of: gib fixing, plastering, Trades & Services Trades & Services paperhanging, Est 50 yrs Trades & Services Health & Beauty Trades & Services in ChCh, ph Wingfields AAA CArpentry Ltd, ph Mark 021 171Centre of Excellence licensed builder Appliance Sales & Service 1586 or 355-5994 practitioner all property Replace, repair or new. 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A Phone Michael 364 7080 no scaffolding bunch of nice friendly HAnDyMAn or 027 438 3943 Holiday required, Small Job Specialists, mature tradies, builders, Things we offer... Accommodation pLUMBer 30 years of electricians, painters, Carpentry, Repairs, Competitive/affordable pricing THORPE section ALF breathtaking Decking & Maintenance, landscapers, Attention to detail PLUMBING Certifying tidying. Ring for a free experience. 40 years experience, no Plumber for all types of quote 022 140-7852 Professional service FREE QUOTES job too small, Ph Warren plumbing, maintenance, LAnDSCApIng free quotes/insurance scopes Exterior staining, 03 322-1103 or 027 697- Paving, Lawns, Irrigation, spouting, alterations etc. exterior painting, 8541 Decking, Fencing. Phone 352-7402 or 0274CArpet & VInyL Kanga & small digger 350-231 moss and mould LAyIng services. Check out Squire pLUMBer QUEENSLAND SUNtreatment and Repairs, uplifting,relaying, Landscaping on facebook. 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CHCH’S LARGEST SELECTION OF BARK • COMPOST • SHINGLES
Fine Indian cuisine and Fully Licensed Restaurant and B.Y.O. Remember... we are NOT in Parkhouse Road
Landscape Lane (off Lunns Rd) P. 348 2915 OPEN 7 DAYS nO GREEn wastE In anY OF OUR COMPOst
Table bookings are welcome and we also do catering
nOw Open! Home delivery available (conditions apply) 458 Colombo St, Sydenham, ChCh 03 366 5853
Tuesday January 24 2017
Classifieds Trades & Services
Occupational Therapist Part Time
Returning to work, have young children or wanting to reduce your hours this could be the ideal job? We are a community based trans-disciplinary therapy business, working with people of all ages who have disabilities. Our services include: assessment and treatment: group activities: client and carer education: supervision and safety in the home and workplace. We seek an experienced NZ Registered Therapist who is able to work autonomously, and enjoys working flexibly within a team environment. Experience should include work in some of the following areas: • Community, residential and educational settings • Disabled children, adults or elderly • 15 hours per week approximately with some flexibility Application closing date: 5pm Friday 19 February 2017 Please send a copy of CV to: The General Manager Therapy Professionals Limited PO Box 7807 Christchurch Or email: email@example.com Applicants for this position should have NZ Residency or a valid NZ work permit.
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 RUBBISH REMOVAL From Kleensacks to truck loads, the messier th better. Trees, flat clean ups. Call Silver Threads 022 1407852 SPIDERS, FLIES ANNOYING YOU? We can help! Certified Pest Control 022 507 3787 info@certifiedpestcontrol. co.nz SPOUTING CLEANING Spouting Unblocked, Cleaned Out and Flushed Out. Also Full Handyman Services Available. Call Trevor 332 8949 or 021 043-2034 TILING Quality jobs done on time. All aspects of tiling. Reg Master Tiler. Ph Dave 027 334 4125 TILER/CARPENTER 35 years exp, no job too small. Ph Ross 027 4311440. TREES BIG OR SMALL tree removal, trimming, stump grinding, shelterbelt clean up, section clearing, rubbish removals, excavation work, ph Trees Big or Small, for a free quote, 021 061 4783 TREE WORK Hedge trimming, stump grinding, rubbish removed, small job specialty Ph Andrew 03 322-8341 or 027 435-8759 T.V. SERVICE CENTRE Repairs, tvs, microwaves, stereos, DVD. Aerial installations and kitsets, 480 Moorhouse Ave, ph 03 379 1400 UPHOLSTERER Dining Chairs, Lounge suites, Caravan Squabs etc. recovered. Free Quotes. Phone Graeme 383-1448 VHS VIDEO TAPES & all camera tapes converted to DVD, video taping special occasions, www.grahamsvideo.co.nz ph 03 338-1655 WATERBLASTING Quality Job, Quick Service by skilled tradesman, Ph Richard Severin at Jet-X 0800 538 969 Free quotes, visit www.jetx.co.nz
DEMOLITION Weka Pass Railway Tours
Cars, Vans, Brisbane, Coolangatta
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Wanted To Buy AAA Buying goods quality furniture, Beds, Stoves, Washing machines, Fridge Freezers. Same day service. Selwyn Dealers. Phone 980 5812 or 027 313 8156 A+ Household effects, fridges, freezers, washing machines, ovens. Good cash paid. Ph Paul 022 0891 671 TOOLS Garden, garage, woodworking, mechanical, engineering, sawbenches, lathes, cash buyer, ph 355-2045
Waipara, North Canterbury
Trains run every Sunday in January
Phone 0800wekapass Depart Glenmark Station 11.30am & 2.00pm
With care and respect we will remove your dwelling. Our policy is to recycle as much as we can. We are a local company specialising in residential properties. We will endeavor to cater for your individual needs.
LIVE MUSIC THIS FRIDAY
Cafe open from 11am
7pm Whitfords Bar
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RETRO ROAST LUNCH 12PM-1.30PM
«WHAT'S ON« FRIDAY 27 JAN, 7PM
GREAT DINING - downstairs -
ClubBISTRO Open Tuesday to Saturday 12pm-2pm and from 5pm
Midweek $10 SPECIAL ROAST Available Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
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SUN 29 JAN, 2PM
Quality a la carte with a view! Open from 5.30pm FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY
NEVILLE WILKINS & THE VISCOUNTS
THIS SUNDAY 11AM
WITH JACKET POTATO & SALAD BAR
MEMBERS & THEIR FAMILIES
SIRLOIN STEAK or CHICKEN BREAST $22!
3 courses $25
Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat
SUNDAY 29th January ALL YOU CAN EAT
SATURDAY 28 JAN 4.30PM IAN MAC 8PM MEDIUM RARE
NOW OPEN FOR
By the Seaside! 10.30am-2.30pm
202 Marine Parade Ph 388-9416
Members, guests and affiliates welcome
OPEN 7 DAYS LUNCH & DINNER
Gluten Free & Vegetarian options
Hornby WMC 17 Carmen Rd, Hornby Phone 03 349 9026
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Tuesday January 24 2017
‘Famous for their roasts!’
Accommodation? We have GREAT SUMMER HOLIDAY RATES on Studio Units
RESTAURANT & CAFÉ
Kid's SPECIAL Two courses
We are family friendly. Great Kids menu plus designated play area.
Seniors SPECIAL $ 20 Two courses
Book now! 03 342 7150 Sports Bar, Carbine Bar, HOOFBEATS Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner
Soup/Roast or Special available lunch only Roast/Dessert Monday - Saturday 12pm - 2.30pm
118 Racecourse Rd, Sockburn, Christchurch. Ph 03 342 7150
Lunch & Dinner All you can eat, 7 days
Bookings Essential PH 386 0088
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Breakfast HAPPY HOUR 5PM - 7PM DAILY
Live Music: Vintage Blue
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Tuesday January 24 2017
NOW OPEN FROM 9aM SaTURDaY MORNINGS
Aashiana Chop n Wok McDonalds Mediterranean Taste Muffin Break Pita Pit
Shop 9a, South City Centre Phone 377 0176
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New World Supermarket Notty Horse Pagani Clothing Paper Plus Robert Harris Rodney Wayne South City Pharmacy St Pierres
Phone 03 365 6246 www.justincredible.co.nz
receive a full analysis booklet of your health with a consultation. only 4-5 strands of hair needed.
Michael Hill Jeweller Mister Minit
Huge selection of quirky themed inflatables for the pool, your lounge or even the bedroom…several sizes available up to 2m.
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Street Legal Shoes Subway Teasme The Warehouse Toy Fest T & T Childrenswear Wendys Supa Sundaes Whitcoulls Wonder Nails
South City lotto aNd PoSt YouR LuCkY LoTTo & PoST SERvICE ouTLET. We have sold over $16 million in prizes including fourteen 1st Division Lotto winners.
No Need for a loNg flight to tokyo or PariS
South City lotto and Post Phone 379 2527
open mon-Sat 9am-6pm and Sun 10am-5pm
Simply see us for delicious Japanese & European breads, pastries, cakes, filled donuts, gourmet sandwiches and kiwi Style Meat pies. Plus Melon-pan (Cookie Bun), Curry-pan (Curry Puff), Shu Cream (Japanese Cream Puff) and some of the best coffee in town.
Lotto and Post Centre Splendido Jenny Craig Little Saigon Restaurant Southern Asian Yoghurt Story / Green Stop
Full range oF NZ POST ServiceS available Find us on Facebook South City Shopping Centre
(Next to the Warehouse)
555 Colombo Street ChriStChurCh telePhoNe 962 8800
Published on Jan 23, 2017