Page 1

FREE

TUESDAY MARCH 28 2017

Southern View

379 7100

Home &

Bellbird (Korimako)

Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media

Award winning publishing group

Leisure SJ H OW une 30 – July 2

EXHIBITORS BOOK NOW

vanessa.flem

ing@starmed ia.kiwi 021 914 5656

Spreydon, Hoon Hay, Hillmorton, Cracroft, Cashmere, St Martins, Somerfield, Sydenham, Addington, Waltham, Opawa, Beckenham, Huntsbury, Woolston

Opposition to multi-unit housing development mounts „„ By Noah Graham RESIDENTS OF a Somerfield street are joining together to stop a multi-unit development from going ahead, saying it will ruin their neighbourhood. More than 20 residents say Multay Developments Ltd’s plans to build four, two-storey townhouse units on 23 Studholme St will ruin their street’s familyorientated appeal. Residents have collected about 300 signatures for their petition to oppose the development and

shared their concerns at the Somerfield Residents’ Association meeting earlier this month. Retain Somerfield’s Character group member Marty Flanagan said the development of multiunit housing would ruin the neighbourhood. “We want to keep Somerfield as a family-friendly area and to have houses with space for kids to play and have a certain degree of privacy. “The proposed development is so at odds with everything else

in the street and it will dominate 23 Studholme St, but she was the streetscape.” concerned intensive development will spread exponentially Mr Flanagan said the group in Somerfield. will be working through their options to stop She said she was Multay Development’s worried people living plans. in family-focused neighbourhoods did not fully The company has understand the Residenapplied for resource tial Suburban Density consent from city council Transition zoning which and includes three, nonMelanie Coker allows for more intensive compliance issues. development. Somerfield Residents AssociaAn agent for Multay Develoption chairwoman Julie Tobell ments said at this stage they did said the imminent concern was

not want to comment. Spreydon Cashmere Community Board deputy chairwoman Melanie Coker said the board is supporting the residents who are concerned. City council will decide next month whether Multay Developments will be granted consent. •HAVE YOUR SAY: Should intensive development be allowed in family orientated neighbourhoods? Email your views to noah.graham@ starmedia.kiwi

Running for a good cause ST MARK’S School house leaders are organising a fun run to raise money for three charities. Six year 8 pupils (Lilly Okey, Brieanna Cox, Julia Glassey, Bella Edwards, Sophia Tiso and Millie Trustum) have all used their own initiative to help fundraise money for Cholmondeley Children’s Centre, Ronald McDonald House and KidsCan. St Mark’s School deputy principal Adrian Rennie said the pupils had been in contact with the

charities and came up with the idea themselves. “It’s their brain child and they have done a really good job” He said pupils will dress in house colours which will represent one of the three charities and will compete in an obstacle course held at the school grounds. Mr Rennie said the house leaders asked their friends and family to donate and hope to raise between $100-200 per charity. The event will be held on April 7.

GOOD CAUSE: St Mark’s School house leaders (from left) Lilly Okey, Brieanna Cox, Julia Glassey, Bella Edwards and Sophia Tiso (house leader Millie Trustum, absent) get ready for their fun run to raise money for Cholmondeley Children’s Centre, Ronald McDonald House and KidsCan. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

WE SPECIALISE IN THE CARE AND PRESERVATION OF TREES • • • • •

Pruning Expert Tree Felling Fully Insured Free Quotes Powerline Clearing

• Branch Chipping • Competitive Rates • Orion Approved Contractor

FULLY QUALIFIED ARBORISTS

Member of NZ Arboriculture Association For quotes and enquiries phone 03 349 7143 | For urgent enquiries phone 027 272-6710 Email: office@arbor-tek.co.nz

www.arbor–tek.co.nz

BLINDS...Cleaned, Repaired & Restored... Restore your oiled CEDAR BLINDS with our re-oiling service. Rejuvenate your lacquered CEDAR BLINDS High-tech Cleaning We clean and repair all types of blinds – Venetians, Cedar, Verticals, Roller, Hollands, d Romans and Pleated – with environmentally cleane friendly cleaning products. Blinds s $20 r e ll o R a Temperature Controlled Drying s little from a per blind Re-oiling & Rejuvenating Fabric Blinds - such as Austrian and Roman Same Day Pick Up & Drop Off We offer a same-day, pick up and drop off service for most types of blinds. Bookings WE ARE OPEN are required. Mon - Fri Convenient Location 8.00am to 5.00pm Drop blinds into us by 9am, at 330 Cashel Street (near the Ph 377 0770, Fitzgerald end), and collect 330 Cashel St, them at the end of the day. Christchurch New Blind Sales Priced from $30

www.blindcare.co.nz

SCAN QR code for Info >


2

Tuesday March 28 2017

FROM THE REPORTER’S DESK SOMERFIELD residents are opposing a multi-unit development for 23 Studholme St saying it will negatively impact the community (page 1). With infrastructure in place, multi-unit developments can work. Although I agree multiple-unit buildings on one block of land detracts from the family-focused appeal they once held, they can also help those who really need it. As someone who needed a place close to work for a reasonable price, a room in a multi-unit building block was the perfect place for me. However, my view would be completely different if I owned a car. A quick stroll down my street and it is obvious there is not enough space for the number of vehicles trying to cram themselves against the curb. With more multi-unit developments in the area it is no wonder residents feel uneasy about new developments. – Noah Graham

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Inside

SOUTHERN VIEW

.kiwi

News.......................................3, 4 Local Views......................5 Our People.........................6,7 Hello Neighbour.. 11,12 Community Events......13 Health & Beauty......... 15

Youth give it a go

SPORT

8

Real Estate...........................16 Entertainment..............19

GET IN TOUCH General Enquiries Ph 379-7100 Classified Advertising Ph 379-1100 The Christchurch Star Company Ltd. PO box 1467 - Christchurch

starmedia.kiwi

NEWS

ADVERTISING

Ph: 021 914 169 noa.graham@starmedia.kiwi

Ph: 03 364 7472 richard.mccombie@starmedia.kiwi

Noah Graham

Christchurch City Draft Annual Plan

2017 2018

Consultation 20 March–28 April 2017

Join the conversation Have your say on how the Council plans to fund the city’s projects. Come and talk to us at your local Have Your Say event, or go online and make a submission.

Christchurch Ōtautahi

Richard McCombie

2 ADULTS ACCOMPANIED BY UP TO 4 CHILDREN

Adults $20 | Students/Seniors $15 | Children U15 $5

www.ruapunaspeedway.co.nz

CHRISTCHURCH

SPEEDWAY SPECTACULAR ROYCE CLIVE ENGINEERING

SPRINTCAR SALUTE TO GOODIE FEATURING NZ CHAMPION JAMIE LARSEN

EQUUS SOUTHERN MIDGET SERIES AND OUR SPECIAL GUESTS V8 MODIFIEDS FRIDAY 31 MARCH 2017

THE GATES OPEN AT 5.00pm | THE DIRT STARTS FLYING AT 6.00pm EFTpOS AVAILABLE

4 April, 9am–4pm Spreydon Cashmere Community Boardroom

#cccplan To find out more visit ccc.govt.nz/AnnualPlan

If wet check the Speedway Infoline 03 349 7727 or www.ruapunaspeedway.co.nz or FACEBOOK Ruapuna Speedway


SOUTHERN VIEW

Latest Christchurch news at www.

News

.kiwi

Tuesday March 28 2017

Fear of sediment entering river „„ By Noah Graham CITY COUNCIL need to act quickly to stop sediment runoff damaging the Heathcote River and nearby streams, local groups say. Last month’s Port Hills fire left the hillsides bare and with a lack of vegetation with the potential for sediment run-off to cause irreparable damage, Cashmere Stream Care Group chairperson Ken Rouse said. Mr Rouse said it is only a matter of time before there is a

heavy rain storm in Christchurch which could cause sediment to wash off the hillside. He said city council need to act fast and allocate enough money to do the job properly if they are to limit the amount of damage to waterways. Spreydon-Cashmere community board member and Opawaho Heathcote River Network co-chairwoman Helene Mautner (left) said she was “very concerned” by the sediment issue. She said an increase of ash and soil in the Heathcote River could

have devastating effects on the aquatic life. Dr Mautner said the sediment blocks sunlight to the plants which will result in a knock-on effect that will impact the whole ecosystem. She said revegetation needs to start as soon as possible. Environment Canterbury service delivery senior manager Brett Aldridge said sediment is detrimental to the health of the waterways as it smothers the aquatic life. He said ECan are working with city council to provide landowners with good informa-

Tags cleaned off Woolston monument’s protective panels Graffiti has been cleaned from the protective panelling on the Woolston Borough Monument on Wednesday after the city council was informed last Monday by Southern View it had been tagged. About $23,000 was spent to install the panels which were tagged within three weeks of being put in place. The panels were cleaned with a solvent and its anti-graffiti film did not need to be replaced. The work cost $60 for the solvent plus four hours of labour.

NUK KORAKO

NATIONAL LIST MP BASED IN THE PORT HILLS

Womens & Mens Gypsum Low rrp$299.95 OUR PRICE $199.95

6/950 Ferry Road, Ferrymead

E

nuk.korakomp@parliament.govt.nz

W

www.korako.co.nz

P

03 384 0008 facebook.com/nukkorako.PortHills

47c Garlands Road, Woolston

Phone 389 3431

www.thefootwearfactory.co.nz

Working hard for our community Funded by the Parliamentary Service and authorised by Nuk Korako, 6/950 Ferry Road, Ferrymead, Christchurch

MOTOR-CYCLE IMPOUNDED Police impounded a youth’s motor-cycle in Hillsborough last Tuesday after he was spotted riding it without a helmet on Ansley Tce. Police attempted to pull him over at about 10pm. He didn’t stop initially, but eventually pulled over. A police spokeswoman said the motorcycle was impounded, he was spoken to by police but no charges were laid.

Our “Pop In” service is great for busy professionals or those who are out of town that don’t get to spend as much time with Mum & Dad as they’d like.

You can also contact my office if there is anything I can help you with. A

SCHOOL BUILDING Beckenham School is expecting the construction work on their building to be finished in time for the 2018 school year. The original completion date was May 2018, but was brought forward to January after the building work was progressing significantly faster than expected, principal Sandy Hastings said.

Do you have Elderly Parents?

I hold weekly mobile office constituency clinics around the Port Hills. For dates and locations please visit my website.

OUR PRICE $89.95

•HAVE YOUR SAY. Do you think city council has acted quick enough to address this issue? Email noah. graham@starmedia.co.nz

In Brief

VIEWS ON SIGN SOUGHT The Somerfield Residents’ Association is seeking the community’s views on a ‘Welcome to Somerfield’ macrocarpa sign for the area. Chairwoman Julie Tobbell said the proposed site on the Somerfield, Strickland and Colombo Sts intersection outside of Nando’s would be the best location. She said it is an important time to identify the area.

Kids Koven Low

rrp$119.95

tion on erosion and sediment control, as well as biodiversity expertise. Mayor Lianne Dalziel said city council staff are looking at options immediately to reduce the risk and include creating silt traps by felling damaged trees, using straw bales as barriers to stop silt finding its way to waterways, as well as reseeding and initial replanting of hillsides.

3

We’ll pop in to make sure they’re ok and give them some company. We’ll take scones and make a cup of tea and spend an hour with them.

$45

per visit

Available Christchurch-wide. Monday - Friday from 9am to 4pm. Call 0800 02 04 06 or go to www.carecars.co.nz now

A Local company based in Cashmere

CareCars Companion Care & Driving Service 0800 02 04 06 or 021 120 03 60


4

Tuesday March 28 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

SOUTHERN VIEW

.kiwi

News

&

McMaster Heap

Veterinary practice

Gizmo’s Adventure Gizmo, an 11 year old Ginger tabby from Sydney, presented to Catherine one morning with an acute left hindleg lameness. He wasn’t placing any weight on the leg and seemed in a lot of pain. Catherine suspected a femoral fracture due to his leg swinging and the obvious angulation mid femur. No other injuries were seen. He had normal neurological function. All his nails were scuffed and worn. Most often we see these injuries with road traffic accidents. Blood work the previous week was great. Catherine performed a digital xray to confirm her suspicions and Gizmo was immediately placed on intravenous fluids with pain relief ( a fentanyl CRI) and started on penicillin. A transverse femoral fracture located proximal third femur was diagnosed. His diaphragm was intact, as was his bladder and all his other abdominal organs looked fine. Surgery to repair the fracture or amputation were the only options

available. This fracture couldn’t be left to just heal on its own. The clients were informed of the options – a referral to a specialist orthopaedic surgeon to plate the femur or IM pinning and cerclage wire performed at McMaster & Heap Vet practice. We repeated blood work to make sure Gizmo was still in good health to sustain an anaesthetic. The IM pinning option was adopted. His ongoing arthritic issues would have made losing a hindleg difficult for him to cope with, especially at 11 years old. Dr Michele McMaster performed the surgery within 24 hours of Gizmo being admitted. It is important with this type of injury to get those bone ends realigned as soon as possible. The anaesthetic and surgery went without a hitch. Gizmo was connected to our Cardell monitoring machine. The nurses can record his heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate, body core temperature and

oxygen saturation every 5 minutes during his anaesthetic. All his vital signs were excellent. I placed a large intramedullary pin through the medullary cavity of his femur to reduce the fracture and align the ends of the femur. A single cerclage wire was also placed to create as much stability as possible. Post operative xrays confirmed perfect placement. Now the rest is up to Gizmo. Gizmo was discharged

OPEN: Kerry Mitchell showed Prime Minister Bill English a Stryker stretcher during the official opening of the Christchurch Ambulance Hub.

New central base will serve as a hub for St John „„ By Noah Graham ST JOHN has opened its new $5 million ambulance hub. More than 170 people gathered as Prime Minister Bill English officially opened the central city ambulance hub earlier this month. The Christchurch Ambulance Hub on 150 St Asaph St will act as the central part of a network of ambulance bases across NEW LOCATION ADVERT.pdf the city which will make

3 days later able to stand and get into his dirt tray, eating up a storm and with the surgical site looking great. He was starting to place the paw when he left here. He will be in a cage for 4-6 weeks to allow as much immobility as possible for fracture healing. I will remove the pin in about 6-8 weeks once the fracture site has calloused and healed. Gizmo will be back weekly for us to check on his progress. A great outcome all around.

the service more efficient, St John Christchurch area committee chair Graham Gillespie said. He said all ambulance shifts in Christchurch will start and finish at the central station, maximising ambulance officers’ time and allowing staff to respond quicker to patients. “It will let us spend more time caring for our patients and the community,” he said. 1Mr1/05/2014 11:51:35 a.m. Gillespie said it was quite an emotional time for

many of the St John staff who had worked in the mud and water in the St Asaph St car park after the February 2011 earthquake. After that, the staff were based out of a rented station on Disraeli St, which has been closed. They will eventually move from their current Wrights Rd station into the new hub on St Asaph St. He said the opening went exceptionally well and it was great to host the prime minister.

VISIT OUR LOCATION OUR NEW LOCATION

430 ST ASAPH STREET! RECOVER YOUR LOVED FURNITURE No job too big or small

Still able to offer you the finest top quality new furniture

-Dr Michele McMaster

Visit us online

Open 7 days

Cnr Hoon Hay & Coppell place phone 338 2534, Fax 339 8624 e. mcmasterandheap@yahoo.co.nz www.mcmasterheap.co.nz

Hours of Business: 7am-4.30pm Mon-Thurs Fri 8am to midday or by appointment with Keith 027 566 3909

McMaster & Heap

www.qualityfurniture.co.nz

P. 371 7500

QUALITY FURNITURE SPECIALISTS RE - UPHOLSTERY SPECIALISTS

K E I T H H A RT S H O R N E 0 2 7 5 6 6 3 9 0 9


SOUTHERN VIEW

Latest Christchurch news at www.

.kiwi

Tuesday March 28 2017

Your Local Views

5

Housing developments changing Addington Addington Manuka Cottage community development worker Cherylan Davies talks about where Addington’s housing development is heading and the issues that come with the changes The changing face of Addington has raised some questions among residents and community groups. Some of the changes have been considered progress, while others have created angst among a great many residents who have lived in Addington for years. The concern is driven by the loss of Addington’s historic character and the picturesque peacefulness that it fashioned. As an older suburb, Addington’s identity has a rich tapestry

CHANGE: Addington’s Poulson St is one of several streets in the area to experience a change in the type of housing developments. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

of stories, historic buildings, working class cottages, and quirky, narrow, tree-lined streets, with chirping native birds that enhance the park-like peaceful setting residents have enjoyed since the suburb’s establishment.

A community that works well is one where residents are invested in their local neighbourhood. This occurs by being involved in local issues, joining local residents’ associations, meeting

the people in your street, having spaces for locals to enjoy events, walking the dog, picnics and enjoying the company of others, mixed with a tolerance of each other. It’s a community where people

artistic.

We said

Jake Ranginui – Graffiti is art, this is tagging and ugly.

Six years after the Sydenham Heritage Church was demolished following the February 2011 earthquake, rubble still remains on the former church’s grounds

Anne Beard – Install a security camera inside the box. So we can all see who these talented artists are. David Parr – Graffiti vandals remind me of dogs marking their territory.

You said Alice Geary – Same with the Cathedral so what’s the difference? Both need to be gone . . . use some of the rubble and combine it into the new building. Marie Manson – This building I believe should never have been demolished in the first place. Wendy Anne Cornish – About time. A disgrace and I don’t know why the clearing of this eyesore pile of rubble hasn’t been enforced. We said

talk to one another freely. Infill housing encourages a high transient rental population that often causes its own social problems. Short-term tenants are less likely to be involved in the area and neighbours are less likely to invest in getting to know the people next door. The development of housing is important. While L3 zoning may answer the infrastructure pressures, if a good plan for the suburb is not put in place by the community and the city planners, then it comes at the cost of the loss of a sense of belonging, identity and community well-being. A community that has a good balance of standalone houses, mixed with aesthetically pleasing apartment complexes, access to purposeful green spaces and community facilities is a fortunate suburb indeed.

Anti-graffiti panels installed on the Woolston Borough Monument to counter its long-running tagging issue were spraypainted within three weeks of being put in place You said Suzi de Gouveia – If we all acknowledge that those who find the need to scribble on surfaces that don’t belong to them are challenged in the manhood department, they might be less

Phillip Rasmussen – They should go and get a job instead of being drop kicks. GRAFFITI: Although it has now been cleaned off, the protective panels surrounding the Woolston Borough Monument were tagged within three weeks of being put in place.

inclined to advertise it. Debra Sinclair – That was inevitable really. They were probably on their way to the Night ‘n Day dairy. Cameras inside the box would do the trick.

Cathryn Lucy – Chuck a camera inside too. Don’t know why anyone would even do this. Degenerates. Jill Allott – The graffiti is so ugly, just scribble. If only the perpetrators could at least be

Elan Spale – We need more barriers around the barrier to stop the vandals. The offenders should have their face vandalised. Harry Hansen – Bring back national service I say. Viv Riddell – Now you have given them the publicity they wanted.


6

Tuesday March 28 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Our People

SOUTHERN VIEW

.kiwi

Tane Apanui

Campaigner for commuter Tane Apanui talks to Noah Graham about his campaign to gain support for a railway system that would run from North Canterbury through Papanui and into the city How has It been trying to organise the Dash Rail project? I’m a one-man band, so it’s been very difficult trying to organise it. It’s been more than two years of work getting it done. The last city council were a bit more difficult to work with, whereas the new city council is a lot better to work with so that’s been good. I think we’ve elected the right people. Why is having a community railway system in Christchurch important? We Kiwis, we’re addicted to cars. When I was in Australia, I bought myself a nice Holden Commodore but then I took the train and I thought, wow, this is stress-free. You just jump on the train. One of the telling numbers for me that showed we need it was the suicide rate in Christchurch has doubled since the quakes. So I thought about the amount of stress it takes to break someone and if we are adding an extra 10 hours a week of stress because of the

morning commute, when we could be sitting on a train using wi-fi just relaxing before work, I think it would go a long way to helping the mindset of the city. We’re fairly tense at the moment and we have been for a couple of years. So putting in a railway that needs to be done anyway, is going to help alleviate those daily stresses. What are some of the challenges you have faced while trying to get this system under way? One of the biggest obstructions I’ve faced when it comes to putting in rail is people don’t think it will succeed. But when you look at modelling for transport, the No 1 concern is travel time. The train is twice as fast as a bus and 50 per cent faster than a car. So when people wonder why the buses are failing, it’s because they are too slow. Whereas if they were to link up with a main system – this is where the rail should be a centrepiece – your whole public transport

CITY GOALS: Tane Apanui has aspirations to implement a Christchurch community railway network to turn the city’s transport system into something suitable for the 21st century. PHOTO: NOAH GRAHAM

system would function better. At the moment, the buses are floundering all over the city. What was it like being a Hornby Ward candidate last year and why did you do it? It was difficult as well. Constituents base a lot of their trust on whether they have met you or not, regardless of what you are

actually like. I would go doorknocking and people would say they have already made up their mind. That was hard. I’m a lucky person. No-one can achieve anything without the community around them. You can’t be successful without people lifting you up or putting you in a position to be successful. I suppose growing

up in a poverty-stricken, broken home, I managed to get a couple of lucky breaks. I came over to Canterbury to play hockey. Even though I’m a high school drop-out from a poor family, I got these really cool opportunities. As a community, we need to recognise the people who have actually helped us get there.

style noun

elegance and sophistication. synonyms: flair, grace, poise, polish, suaveness, urbanity, chic, finesse, taste, class, comfort, luxury, affluence, wealth, opulence, lavishness.

DONATIONS & VOLUNTEERS

NEEDED Preloved Good Quality • Bric & Brac Furniture • Household Goods

DROP OFF OR WE CAN PICK UP

Magazine & TV

|

sTyle.kiwi

1 Amyes Rd, Hornby Ph. 349 4163 Hours: Mon - Fri 9am-4.30pm Sat 9.30am-1.30pm 335b Riccarton Rd, Church Cnr Ph. 341 8539 NOW both stores Late Night Thurs to 6pm

4 PIECE $1899 BEDROOM

SUITE ‘PORTLAND’

Includes Queen bed frame, 2x bedside cabinets, 5 drawer tallboy Excludes mattress and linen

 NZ made furniture  Range of colours to choose from  Headboard options  Other sizes and pieces available  Pieces can be sold individually

NZ MADE BEDS

Open 7 Days Mon - Fri 9 - 5.30pm Sat - Sun 10 - 4pm

242 Ferry Rd Along From Old Ami Stadium | Phone 377 8887 | www.bedworld.co.nz

Y LOCALELD OWN

OPEN 7 DAYS


SOUTHERN VIEW

Latest Christchurch news at www.

.kiwi

Tuesday March 28 2017

7

train system a one-man band You’ve had a variety of jobs, including flying a plane, what was that like? It’s been a lot of work. I did eventually find a job when I was in Australia flying a 1942 de Havilland tiger moth and it was cold and miserable because of the open cockpit. The first five minutes you are like, wow, and then it hits you and you’re like, “you know, this open cockpit thing is not awesome.” I’ve done a wee bit of flying, but I didn’t do a lot in that job, it just didn’t pay enough. I’ve done more excavator and operator work I suppose in scrap steel yards. Could you tell me a bit about your family? We’re all over the place. We’re not what you’d call a tight family. I’ve got a sister who is awesome. She is the coolest sister in the world. She lived in Christchurch recently and is the chief finance officer of CerebralFix. She bought a house in Westport and is working in the epic centre over there and still working for CerebralFix. You also represented Canterbury in under-18 hockey, what was that like? I was born and raised in Greymouth so getting into a

“Your face is unique. Trust your injectable wrinkle treatments to an experienced Cosmetic Physician” TRAIN: Tane Apanui is trying to gain support for a community railway system that would run from North Canterbury through Papanui and into the city.

Canterbury side, especially for hockey, was a big deal. I think I was one of the first kids ever from the West Coast to make the Canterbury side. Then I went on to play for the Canterbury under-21s in 2000. We won both of those tournaments, the under-18 and the under-21s. Then, a few years later, I went on to coach the under-21s and we won both of those tournaments

in 2004 and 2005 – back-to-back national tournaments. Playing for Canterbury was awesome, and was definitely one of the highlights of my career. What was coaching like compared to playing? Stressful. Coaching is stressful. When you’re playing, it’s a lot more fun. Coaching takes years off of your life expectancy. You do meet some cool people

Medical Director though. You’ve also workedJefferies with deaf Dr Heather and blind communities in Australia and New Zealand, how did you get into that? I was dating a sign language interpreter over in Australia, so I took up sign language. I did a couple of courses over there and, whenever I could help out with the deaf community, I did. I did a camp where you deal with peo-

OPEN COCKPIT: Tane Apanui used to fly a 1942 de Havilland tiger moth when he worked in Australia.

ple who are both deaf and blind. If you’ve not seen how deaf and blind people interact, it’s incredible. They’re quick and articulate and if they don’t like you, they let you know really quick. They’re incredible people. If you had spare time, what would you do? If I had time to play hockey, I’d play hockey. I’d go to the gym or I would play World Of Warcraft. Actually, the last time I logged on was probably a month and a half ago because I’ve been so flat out organising the train network.

Pain free laser skin rejuvenation “Your face is unique. Trust your injectable wrinkle Facial assessments treatments to an experienced Cosmetic Physician.” Injectable wrinkle treatments - Medical Director, Dr Heather Jefferies Dermal fillers Prescription peels • Prescription peels • Pain free laser skin Microdermabrasion rejuvenationMole Mate® skin cancer • Microdermabrasion checks • Facial assessments and mole • Mole Mate® skin cancer • Injectable wrinkleLeg vein treatment and mole checks treatments • Leg vein treatment • Dermal fillers

31 Colombo St, Cashmere

31 Colombo St, Cashmere | Phone 372 3589 Phone 372 3589 www.koruskin.co.nz www.koruskin.co.nz


8

Tuesday March 28 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

.kiwi

SOUTHERN VIEW

SPORTS Cashmere teen takes triathlon title Te Waka Unua wins tournament „„ By Andrew King SOLA KUWASAKI’S hard work on his swimming during the winter paid off as he won his age group at the Canterbury secondary schools triathlon championships on Tuesday at Scarborough. The Cashmere High School student’s time of 33min 23.6sec saw him finish fourth overall and top of the under-16 men’s individual group. The 16-year-old from Hillsborough achieved the win in spite of having a cold in the lead up to the race. “I was feeling pretty good before the race. I was relaxed even though I had the cold in the lead up,” Kuwasaki said. He finished up behind Saxon Morgan, 31min 57.6sec, Zachary Taylor, 32min 47.6sec and William Taylor, 33min 11.4sec. “I was slightly disappointed I finished behind (William Taylor) as he is a bit younger, but he is very good,” he said. His swimming, he said, was a weak spot in his arsenal, and he had worked hard to make it a strength of his. “I have been doing more swimming than running or biking lately,” he said. When asked if it would be something he would like to pursue as a career, he said he would rather just enjoy it for as long as possible. “I haven’t really thought about

GOOD EFFORT: Sola Kuwasaki’s time of 33min 23.6sec saw him finish fourth overall and top of the under-16 men’s individual group.

it, but I really love the sense of achievement,” he said. He trains with a lot of the guys he competes against and said that was “quite nice.” Looking ahead to the New Zealand schools triathlon national championships on Thursday in Wanganui, he said he will have to train like mad to compete with some of the top school-aged athletes in the country. “Some of their times are pretty intimidating. But I’m keen to give it a good whack,” he said.

„„ By Andrew King YOUTHTOWN’S inaugural super 10 competition brought schools together on Friday for futsal, basketball and ripper rugby and the opportunity for students to give a different sport a go. Woolston’s Te Waka Unua School were the overall winners on the day with their skills across the three sports, while Cashmere Primary School won the fair play award. The fair play award was for the team best displaying Youthtown’s values of belonging, mastery, generosity and independence. Other schools involved included Rowley Ave, Casebrook Intermediate, Heaton Normal Intermediate, Chisnallwood Intermediate, Cathedral College and Parkview. Programme co-ordinator Iosua Tauti said the tournament is not your “normal” competition. “These are the kids that don’t get the opportunity to play for their school and love sport but might not be good enough to be picked in these sorts of teams,” he said. He said this gives them the opportunity to have a go. “It went really well, all the students that participated are all looking forward to the next tournament, and it was a beauti-

CHAMPIONS: Woolston’s Te Waka Unua School were the overall winners with skills across the three sports.

FAIR PLAY: Cashmere Primary School won the fair play award which is given to the team best displaying Youthtown’s values of belonging, mastery, generosity and independence.

ful day to be outside and have fun with the students,” he said.

The tournament was held at Chisnallwood.


SOUTHERN VIEW

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Buy 1

MEtRE

GEt 1

MEtRE 1 BUY1 FREE GET

.kiwi

FIN

Tuesday March 28 2017

AL D

FREE • pure wool • extra heavy duty plus stairs grade • Loop pile • Slightly imperfect

1 BUY1 FREE GET

Commercial Vinyl Planks • 4 Colours

$39.90

$99.90 3.65m WiDe rOLLS

1 BUY1 FREE GET

AYS

ON SELECTED PRODUCTS*

Wool Sisal

per Square metre

1 BUY1 FREE GET

Castleton • 1 Great Colour • polyprop • Heavy Duty

Commercial Grade Carpet tiles • 1 Great colour

$59.90

$49.00

3.65m WiDe rOLLS

1 BUY1 FREE GET

per Square metre

Garage/Boat Carpet

1 BUY1 FREE GET

• uV Stabilised • One Colour: Black

$50 3m $75 4m $100 2m

lM

FReErLEaY

Vinyl • 2m wide • Selected patterns • 1000s metres to clear

FROM

$49.90

lM lM

4 METRE wIDE FOAM BACk

uND

C ARPET

$79.90Pm

C ARPE T SHORT ENDS

PRICED TO

CLEAR

Call for our mobile showroom to visit your home

312 Wilsons Road North, Waltham | Phone 366 0070 Mon to Fri 8am - 5pm and Sat 10am -1pm www.carpetkingdom.co.nz *Conditions apply.

Q Card Finance Now Available

9

FREE no obligation measure & quote (conditions apply)


10

Tuesday March 28 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

SOUTHERN VIEW

.kiwi

Kirkwood Intermediate School of choice Celebrating Kirkwood House Captains for 2017 House Captains for

House Captains for

RUTHERFORD/BATTEN

SHEPPARD/FREYBERG

Sofia

Aaliyah

Ex Hickory Tree Elementary School, Florida, USA I enjoy having the responsibility of being a House Captain as I really love to help people around the school and will enjoy developing my leadership skills.

Ex Templeton Primary I would like to be an inspiration to all Year 7 students. I enjoy organising activities and helping others.

Xavier

Luke

House Captains for

House Captains for

MANSFIELD/HILLARY

BRITTEN/TE KANAWA

Jino

Emma

Ex Prebbleton School I am excited to have the responsibility of being a House Captain and I am excited to be a good role model for others.

From Left: Sofia, Xavier, Jino, Jimmy, Aaliyah, Luke, Emma and Dante

Ex Tai Tapu School I am proud to be a House Captain. I will enjoy the chance to make Kirkwood Intermediate a better place.

Ex St Teresa’s School I am looking forward to a challenge this year. Being a House Captain will give me an opportunity to become a great role model for others as well as develop my leadership skills.

Ex Prebbleton School I would like to learn new skills to help me become a great House Captain and leader in the future.

Jimmy

Ex Clearview Primary School I wanted a leadership role within the school so I can help our school become a better place.

Ex Ilam School I want to do all I can for Kirkwood Intermediate and would like to become a great leader.

Dante

Year 7 Camp at Purau Bay A selection of photos from our Year 7 camp recently held at Purau Bay. This is a really good way for the children to get to know one another.

Open Day/Night Tuesday 4 July 2017 Kirkwood Intermediate is an inclusive school with professional leadership. We are situated near numerous bus routes and there are still limited spaces for 2017. If you would like to find out more about us, please contact us on 348 7718. Phil Tappenden Principal

Kirkwood INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

Please visit our website www.kirkwood.school.nz for information and to download an enrolment form or ring the office on 348 7718


SOUTHERN VIEW

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Southern View

.kiwi

Tuesday March 28 2017

11

Neighbour

Hello

Full range of services at popular local salon Since opening in September last year, the Cashmere Road hair salon 50 Shades of Fabulous has been proving popular with a growing clientele and the business is going very well, says owner Rebecca Wilson. The salon’s stylists offer a full range of services including cutting, colouring, blow waves, foils and hair-ups, catering for all ages and style preferences. They keep up to date with all the latest hair care and styling products from L’Oreal, and have just introduced a brand-new product, Smartbond, to the salon. “We offer this for clients who are having their hair coloured,” says Rebecca. “It works within the hair shaft to strengthen the hair and prevent damage while the hair is being coloured.”

The treatment is optional, and costs $25 per treatment. Clients can also purchase Smartbond conditioner to take home for ongoing treatment. 50 Shades of Fabulous also has the special L’Oreal offer – $83 for a 750ml Vitamino shampoo and 750ml conditioner – a saving of over 50 per cent. “They have great deals like this every six months,” Rebecca says, “and they are only available while stocks last.” With its warm, friendly environment, 50 Shades of Fabulous has become a popular spot with locals, and during the recent Port Hills fires many gathered around the salon while they were out of their homes. During the ordeal the salon was visited by TVNZ journalist Toni Street, who not only reported

Shop with us and Give Hope.

live for the programme Seven Sharp, but also spent time speaking to the staff and clients, three of whom had been evacuated from their homes. “She was just lovely,” Rebecca says. Located at 152 Cashmere Road, 50 Shades of Fabulous is open Tuesday to Friday from 9am, with late night Thursday, and Saturday from 10am12pm. To book an appointment, phone 338 9471 or go to the 50 Shades of Fabulous Facebook page.

New & nearly new

PC ProblEms? Relax, with over 15 years experience we have the answers to ALL your PC problems. And we have a range of unique fixed price services available.

Discount for $20 with this voucher

Best of all we come to you - at no extra charge.

Te Ope Whakaora

Your donations of household goods support our emergency housing hostel

care free computing Call on 0800 PC PICKUP (0800 727 4251) or 338 8871 www.carefree.co.nz

Megan

WOODS

Member of Parliament for WIGRAM Constituents needing assistance or wanting an appointment are invited to contact me on: Phone 338 6347 Email: megan.woods@ wigram.org.nz

At Whitehead Plumbing & Gas Ltd we have a great team of loyal staff offering a diverse range of skills. Serving Canterbury for over 35 years, we do everything from domestic maintenance to new homes and commercial buildings. Make us your first call today.

Authorised by Megan Woods MP, Shop 8/12 McCarthy Street, Christchurch

Salon owner Rebecca Wilson

The L’Oreal Vitamino shampoo and conditioner offer is available while stocks last.

PC slow? Annoying Errors and Pop Ups? Internet not working? Are you secure? Not really sure?

Open Monday - Saturday 9am - 5.15pm 62 Poulson Street, Addington 300 Lincoln Road, Lincoln PH: 338 5154

Salon owner Rebecca Wilson, left, with TVNZ reporter Toni Street.

Designer Fashion At Mini Moocher you will find a great range of nearly new designer fashion. Everything from clothing through to footwear and accessories. Open Monday-Friday 10am - 5pm Late night Thursday until 7pm Saturday 11am - 3pm, Sunday Closed

New & nearly new resale designer fashion and quality labels

292 Lincoln Rd, Chch. Ph 338 6264

Plumbing. Gasfitting. Drainlaying.

Cut, Colour & Blow Wave or Half Head Foils & Cut with Rebecca for just $99 For all new clients (conditions apply) Rebecca is an experienced stylist with a vast knowledge of L’Oréal Professional products

338 9471

Call today to make a booking: 152 Cashmere Road, Cracroft Shopping Centre

oFten quoted as “the best thai in ChRistChuRCh” Amazing authentic Thai food will also turn you into a Green Chilli Thai restaurant advocate. big oFFeR Wednesday sPeCial! 3-course banquet deal! only $22pp Home Delivery, Takeaway available, BYO, Vegetarian Friendly

GREEN CHILLI THAI 03 379 0711 whiteheadplumbing.co.nz

RestauRant

1/596 Ferry Road Woolston, Christchurch greenchilli@windowslive.com

Phone: 03 384 9993 or 03 381 2855

Advertising enquiries Richard McCombie | Ph: 021 914 335 | richard.mccombie@starmedia.kiwi


12

Tuesday March 28 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Southern View

.kiwi

SOUTHERN VIEW

Neighbour

Hello

Classic fashion the focus at this Halswell store For Rosalie Maxwell, owner/ operator of Maxwells Fashion in Halswell, offering her customers quality fashion garments in classic styles is the key feature to her business. While she does stock some highend fashion, the main focus is on quality fabrics and construction in a mid-price range. “I’m not limited to following the latest fashion trends and colours. I cater for a more mature client base, who want more long-lasting styles,” Rosalie says. The friendly, relaxed atmosphere of Maxwells Fashion means there is no sales pressure, but at the same time Rosalie is happy to offer guidance to her customers when they are trying on garments. “I can also put together a whole outfit for a customer if they want to

just relax in the fitting room.” Knitwear is one of the key features of the store, including a wide selection of merino in lovely shades and a range of prices, so with the cooler weather arriving these are well worth checking out. Customers can take items home on appro, or put them on layby to avoid missing out, Rosalie says. She stocks New Zealand-made garments where possible, though there are also imported labels on the racks. Brands include the very popular Black Pepper, as well as Optimum, Royal Merino, Slade, Equus, Yvonne Black and Piccadilly. “Being an independent retailer I can source my own styles so the stock in my shop is more individual, and I only carry a few of each style. I can also track down specific items for a customer.”

As well, Maxwells Fashion caters for a wide range of sizes, starting from eight and ranging up to 22 and 24 in selected styles. To complement the garments, there is a small range of accessories. With 10 years in the fashion business, Rosalie understands what her customers look for, and stocks Maxwells Fashion accordingly. She looks forward to assisting you find the right classic, quality garments for the autumn and winter season. Maxwells Fashion is located at 17 Lillian Street, Halswell – just off Halswell Road, look for the dairy with the ice-cream cone on the corner, and see new arrivals on Maxwells Fashion Facebook page.

Maxwells Fashion caters for a wide range of sizes, starting from eight and ranging up to 22 and 24 in selected styles.

Halswell Eye Clinic

Maxwells

0800 4 EYE TEST *

20% OFF For FIrsT TIME ClIEnTs (when you mention this ad)

Call us now on 379 9411 410 ColoMBo sT, sYDEnHaM (CornEr worDworTH sT)

Cataract Glaucoma Macular Degeneration Expert Care Close to You Dr Antony Bedggood, Eye Surgeon Southern Cross Affiliated Provider

Clinics at Longhurst Health, 53 Caulfield Ave. *0800 439383 to book eye tests only.

“Where Every Smile Matters”

Experienced team provides caring and gentle dentistry for the whole family

Dental Hygienist Available Sedation dentistry  Dental Health Counselling Wedding packages  Free treatment for adolescents (13-18 years) Winz quotes ZOOM whitening  Free treatment of children (0-13) with a treatment school dentist referral  ACC accredited    

PH 332 6399 We've moved!

www.smileconcepts.co.nz

TIME TO SELL YOUR HOME?

AUTO SERVICE

Your Local Friendly Dental Team

230 Barrington st

332 4004

Easy parking & great service

your local trusted automotive service and repair specialists 332-0140 | 242 Barrington Street Kerry Briggs | Blair Shewan

17 Lillian Street, Halswell 03 322 4548 Open Mon - Fri 9.30am - 5pm Saturday 10am - 1pm

Now based at 104 Colombo Street, Beckenham

BRIGGS

LET US SERVICE yOUR VEhICLE And REdUCE yOUR RUnnInG COSTS

Fashion

BECKENHAM

Call Glenys French 021 333 699

Christchurch’s Private Training Studio

Correct your Posture Today No joining fees or membership costs www.formfitness.co.nz • 0800 367 634 info@formfitness.co.nz

03 348 0187 | 0800 300 383 www.waimakrealestate.co.nz sales@waimakrealestate.co.nz First Floor, 40 Cass Street, Sydenham

Advertising enquiries Richard McCombie | Ph: 021 914 335 | richard.mccombie@starmedia.kiwi


SOUTHERN VIEW

Latest Christchurch news at www.

.kiwi

Tuesday March 28 2017

13

Email noah.graham@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday

Sunday Sit Down Get Down Sunday, 4pm-6pm While it may be autumn the weather is still warm enough for Blue Smoke to host their musical afternoons. The event aims to bring talented musicians from around the area and further a field to perform while you sit and relax, enjoying some dinner or having a dance. These performances are free and aim to get the community to enjoy music. The event is held in the courtyard unless it is raining, in which case it’s still on, just indoors. Blue Smoke, 3 Garlands Rd, Woolston. Free entry Creative Writing Wednesdays Wednesday, 4-5.45pm If your imagination runs wild and you want to learn how to put those ideas on paper in a way that makes sense, head along to this creative writing class. It will suit people new to creative writing, or those wanting to hone their skills, pick-up some tips and learn from other aspiring writers. Find some fictional books while you’re at the library, or some books on creative writing. Linwood Library, Eastgate Mall. Free entry

Mid-Week Laughter Club Wednesday, 6-7pm The focus of the club is to get over the stress of the first part of the week and have a positive outlook for the rest. The event aims to release endorphins and help you relax and lower stress levels. There is no comedy, stand up or jokes at this session. Instead,you are encouraged to make yourself laugh at nothing at all for the purpose of relaxing. St Marks Methodist Church, cnr Barrington and Somerfields Sts. Entry $2 Knit ’n’ Yarn Tomorrow, 11am-1pm Come along to our friendly craft corner sessions. Bring your knitting, crochet or other portable craft project and enjoy time with other crafters. Have a look at our range of books to get ideas for your next project. Beginners welcome. Linwood Library, Eastgate Mall. Free entry Reading to dogs Wednesday, 3.30-4.30pm The programme uses dogs who are the beloved pets of the city council animal management team. These animals have all been trained and tested for health, safety and temperament.

EXPERIMENTAL: Science Alive! will be hosting a free, after school science programme at 3.30-4.30pm in the South Library on Monday and the Linwood Library on Friday. The programme will have fun science activities and new interesting topics each week with qualified educators leading children through interactive activities to stimulate interest in science. No bookings are required with programmes running during term time and suitable for children aged 5-10. A caregiver is required. ​ The dogs can increase a child’s relaxation while reading, they listen attentively, do not judge, laugh or criticise and allow children to proceed at their own pace. Library staff and a dog handler will be present at all times to help facilitate the sessions. Sessions are 15min. South Library, 66 Colombo St

Heads Up, Hand and Foot, & group games! Join in for Xbox and PS4 tournaments. Bring your friends or meet some new ones; all children aged 8-12 welcome. No booking or payment required. Linwood Library, Eastgate Mall

Babytimes/Wā Pēpi Today, 11–11.30am Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play. This is a free session. South Library, 66 Colombo St

Scrabble Club Tomorrow, 1.30-3.30pm Go along to the Scrabble Club. No obligation, just go along when you can and join the friendly group. Some boards provided, but feel free to bring your own. No fee. Te Hāpua Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd

Gamezone Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm Come join Linwood Library for an hour of fun on a Thursday afternoon. Play great favourites like Minecraft, Charades, Connect Four, Pictionary and more.  Learn & develop strategies in new games such as Dutch Blitz,

Musical Instrument Practice Slots Today, 3.30-7pm Book a time to go solo or have a silent practice with up to four band-mates. There will be electronic drums, a digital piano, a Roland session mixer, mics and headphones available for

budding musicians. You can also take in your own electric instruments and plug into the session mixer. Te Hāpua Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Maker Space Saturday, 1-3pm Join the library for fun activities each week in the Maker Space. There will be a variety of activities and fun to be had for all. Te Hāpua Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Opawa Farmer’s Market Sunday, 9am- noon Find some organic and delicious produce from local growers. Enjoy sipping on a coffee while wandering around the market and checking out the food on offer. From artisan bread and french pastries to fresh berries and local cheeses, there will be something for everyone. 275 Fifield Tce. Free entry


14

Tuesday March 28 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

.kiwi

SOUTHERN VIEW

Advertisers,

we will grow your

customers

No.1 for Readership* Want more customers? We reach them! Contact us today to advertise in Christchurch’s best read and largest circulating newspaper, The Star.

www.star.kiwi

Ph: Steve 021 372 479 | E: steve@starmedia.kiwi

*Source: Nielsen CMI Q1 16 – Q4 16, Christchurch urban, all respondents 10+, Thursday readership


SOUTHERN VIEW

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Tuesday March 28 2017

.kiwi

15

Fendalton Dental Surgery, looking after your dental needs Fendalton Dental Surgery, on the Idris & Glandovey Roads corner has been looking after the dental needs of their local community as well as the wider Christchurch area since 2011. It is operated by Dr Keith Chiang and his highly experienced team who can perform a variety of complex procedures ranging from General & Cosmetic Family Dentistry including Dentures upto more complex work like Wisdom teeth surgery, Implants and Crowns. Dentists Keith Chiang and Zohnia McNeill and Dental Hygienist Amy Lee offer a complete range of dental and oral care services, all in a very calm and relaxed environment. “We listen carefully to what our patients tell us so we can address each of

their dental problems and help them achieve good oral health,” says Keith. A major component of Keith’s work is under IV sedation, which is available for people that are very nervous about visiting the dentist. He has performed more than 2000 Intravenous sedation procedures and the clinic is equipped with the latest advanced equipment for sedation monitoring. He has a special interest in Oral Surgery, Implants and Intra venous sedation. For people with damaged or missing teeth, Zohnia will discuss with them the options of having crowns, permanent implants or dentures fitted, all of which have the added advantage of helping clients regain their functional bite as well as improve their smile and overall confidence. She has a special interest in Cosmetic dentistry, Root Canals and Geriatric dentistry. Her calm approach and special individual attention to detail has helped deal with most common dental issues in her patients. Hygienist Amy specialises in the overall maintenance of healthy teeth and gums. She educates her clients on how to look after their oral health, which if not taken care of can have detrimental effects on their overall health. The gum

Bridalshow e t a d e h t e av s

Sun 27th A ug 10am to 3p m

air Force M useum 45 Harvard Ave Wigram, Ch ch Tickets: $2 0.00

Dr Keith Chiang, Dentist

Dr Zohnia McNeil, Dentist

disease, Gingivitis is one of the main reasons why people lose their teeth, the dentists point out, while research also indicates that gum disease in pregnant women can mean a higher chance of premature birth and low birth weight. Dry mouth or reduced salivary flow, which is caused by certain medications that people take can also lead to gum problems and tooth decay. By visiting the hygienist regularly, gum problems can be prevented, and consequently tooth decay as well as more serious health issues can be avoided. Fendalton Dental Surgery will soon add to its suite of advanced dental equipment with

Amy Lee, Dental Hygienist

a state-ofthe-art 3D CT scanner, which will be used to scan jaws, enabling the dentists to give a better diagnosis of clients’ dental problems. Keith, Zohnia and Amy invite new patients to visit their clinic and experience Expert Care and of being one of their valued patients, and without having to pay high fees. Easily accessible, highly visible and with plenty of on-site parking, Fendalton Dental Surgery, on the corner of Glandovey and Idris road, is open Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm. Phone 351 1188 for an appointment, or simply call in.

watch local | support local | shop local

Join our hosts Geoff & renee on sKy ChaNNeL 83 Thursday 7.30pm

repeaTs friday 1.30am & 7.30am

ACCESS TV FOR NZ SKY CHANNEL 083

W W W. S TA R . K I W I

A Star Media Event

for enquiries, contact Geoff moreton: 021 1066 177


16

Tuesday March 28 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

SOUTHERN VIEW

.kiwi

REAL ESTATE Top location at a price that may surprise 12/43 Waimairi Road, Ilam 4 bedrooms | 1 bathroom | 1 toilet | 1 living room | 2 car-garage 2 off-street parks | Listing # BE192786

You may well be staggered at what offers my vendor is willing to consider! Don’t delay as this could be a once in a lifetime chance to secure a superb property at truly good value. Situated just a short walk from the Bush Inn Centre, the University and Riccarton Mall this property should be on your shopping list. Yet privacy and quiet are a feature of this home. Beautifully presented with a large living room opening onto your own private courtyard that is bathed in sunshine. With three bedrooms and the bonus of either a large fourth bedroom or studio/office there is room for a family or flatmates. A double garage with internal access will let you put your cars away safely for the night plus there is room for two cars in front of the garage as well. Designed for easy living with just enough garden to potter in but not enough to destroy your enjoyment of the weekend.

Open Home Dates: Saturday 1 April 1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. See you at the open home or to arrange a private viewing of this property call Debbie Pettigrew from Harcourts Grenadier Beckenham (Licensed Agent REAA 2008) now on 337 1316 or 027 777 0411

Visit www.star.kiwi anytime, anywhere!

Breaking news, delivered to your pocket. Fire rages, homes at risk

•news •CTV •sport •districts •schools •lifestyle •opinion •what’s on

www.star.kiwi


SOUTHERN VIEW

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Classifieds

Contact us today

Computers

Health & Beauty

Trades & Services

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

FOOTCARE

CONCRETE

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 A GARDEN OR LANDSCAPING TIDY UP? Shrub, hedge & tree pruning, Lawns, Gardening, consistently reliable general property upkeep, Dip. Hort. 10 yrs experience, One off tidy ups or on-going service. Nick’s Property Maintenance. Keeping your garden beautiful. Free Quote. Ph. 942-4440

• PAINTING • TILING • PLASTERING • WALLPAPERING

25 Conway Street, Spreydon

Phone Kevin Steel

Treating hard thick nails, calluses and corns finishing with a foot massage Price $30 Allow 45 mins Home Visits available by appointment Therapist – Amanda (30 years experience)

Ph. 942-6036 for an appointment HOURS ARE FLEXIBLE

QUEENSLAND SUNSHINE COAST AUSTRALIA Resort, Ocean Views, Balconies, Self Contained, 1 or 2 B/R Ensuite, Heated Pool, Spa, Sauna, Free Internet, Shops, Restaurants, Tennis, Surf Club & Patrolled Beach, Public Transport at door. Ask for our SEASONAL SPECIALS. Phone 61 7 544-35011 Email: reception@mandolin.com.au www.mandolin.com.au

Driveways, paths, sheds, garages, site clearances We also deliver and spread landscaping supplies – topsoil, bark chip, shingle etc. For fast friendly service phone

Nick on 0274 324 124

DRIVEWAYS

Trades & Services

• Replacement/new roofing • Colour Steel gutter & fascia • Flue & log burner installs • Skytube/light installs • Earthquake repairs Licence Building Practitioner LBP Member of the Roofing Association

DCM ROOFING LTD

Exposed Aggregate Stamped Concrete Plain Concrete Resurfacing Things we offer... Competitive/affordable pricing Attention to detail Professional service free quotes/insurance scopes

The Roofing Specialists

PHONE IAIN 027 445 5597

iain@dcmroofing.co.nz

Trades & Services

Cell 0278 145 848 www.drivecrete.co.nz

ARCHGOLA

GARDEN SUPPLIES

Enjoy outdoor living all year round

CHCH’S LARGEST SELECTION OF BARK • COMPOST • SHINGLES

15 month

INTEREST FREs E Normal lendin g

criteria apply • House, deck, carport & window canopy etc • Warm & dry in winter • UV protection for summer • Customised & Tailored • Café curtains fitted Chris Thorndycroft • 5 year warranty

Ph 0800 27 24 46 | www.archgola.co.nz

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

Health Professionals

Trades & Services

Trades & Services

HealtH & disability

Builder

ROOF PAINTING

Is ageing, disability, injury or illness making life difficult? You don’t have to struggle on alone. Therapy Professionals Ltd’s physio, speech language, music, occupational therapists and dietitians can make life easier. Don’t wait, go private! We can help.

We come to you. Contact us now!

Wright Enterprises Build Limited W.E. Build

New Homes Renovations Alterations Re-roofing Re-cladding to older buildings Family owned & operated E info@webuildltd.co.nz Antony Wright 021 111 1703 John Wright 0274 343 323 AH 03 347 4347

Ph: (03) 377 5280

therapyprofessionals@clear.net.nz

therapyprofessionals.co.nz

• Interior/Exterior • New Homes & Repaints • Quality workmanship assured • Correct preparation always undertaken • 20+ years experience • Earthquake repairs (Painting/Plastering/Wallpapering/Tiling)

Concrete Removal & Trucking

keacontracting@yahoo.com

Services

Ph 021 272 0303

PAINTING - PLUS

Senior Citizens Foot Care

and Garden

If you need help getting your garden back in order after repairs, need any type of landscape construction work or garden restoration.

Trades & Services

www.webuildltd.co.nz

Rope & harness a speciality, no scaffolding required, 30 years of breathtaking experience. FREE QUOTES Exterior staining, exterior painting, moss and mould treatment and waterblasting

Phone Kevin 027 561 4629

BEST BATHROOMS full renovation specialists, LBP, repairs & maintenance ph 03 3870770 or 027 245-5226 BRICKLAYER George Lockyer. Over 30 years bricklaying experience. UK trained. Licensed Building Practitioner number BP105608. Insurance work. EQC repairs. Heritage brickwork a speciality. No job too small. Governors Bay. Home 329-9344, Cell 027 684-4046, email karengeorge@xtra.co.nz BUILDER For all building work but specialist in bathroom renovations, 30 yrs experience, with service and integrity. Free Quotes. Ph Lachlan 383-1723 or 0274 367-067. BUILDER LICENSED, available for all aspects of building. Please call 027 241-7471 or 335-0265 CARRIER Local, experienced, friendly, trade-me purchases, single items to truck loads, furniture to whatever, removals & trade deliveries a specialty. Ph GEH 341-5069 CARPET & VInYL LAYIng Repairs, uplifting, relaying, restretching, E mail jflattery@xtra. co.nz, ph 0800 003 181 or 027 2407416 CARPETLAYER Laying and Repairs, 40 yrs experience, ph Peter 3267711 or 027 240-6532 CARPET CLEAnIng and free deodorising, 3 rooms & hallway from $59, over 20 yrs experience ph 027 2202256 CLEAnIng Home Cleaning, very reliable, thorough and meticulous, Police vetted, $20 p/h, ph 027 452 6951 FURnITURE REMOVALS Large Trucks $95 + GST per hour 7 day NZ wide, packing & moving, Professional Company, Professional Service. Canterbury Relocations Ltd. ph 0800 359 9313 gAS, PLUMBIng, DRAInAgE. HEATIng. 24/7 service. Ph Mike Cairns Gas & Plumbing 021 132 8929 or 03 326 7949

Ph 381 7417 or 027 216 8946 www.facebook.com/kevinsteelpainters&decorators

Trades & Services

Trades & Services

OVEn CLEAnIng Professional cleans $50.00. Gift Vouchers avail. Phone 0800 6836253 or 027 228-0025 PAInTIng DECORATIng Wingfields Contracting, all interior & exterior painting & all forms of interior plastering & jib fixing, ph Mark 021 171-1586 or 355-5994 PAInTER Top quality work, interior/ exterior, pensioners discount, free quotes, 30 years experience, I stand by Canterbury, ph Wayne your friendly painter 03 385-4348 or 027 274-3541 PAInTER Available, All aspects in painting. Very competitive in roofs and fences. Please call 027 241-7471 or 3350265 PLASTERER Gib Stopping, Small job specialty. 30 + years experience. Ring 0800 387-369 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 SPOUTIng CLEAnIng Spouting Unblocked, Cleaned Out and Flushed Out. Also Full Handyman Services Available. Call Trevor 332 8949 or 021 043-2034 STOnEMASOn BRICK&BLOCKLAYER, Earthquake Repairs, Grind Out & Repoint, River/ Oamaru stone, Schist, Volcanic Rock, Paving, all Alterations new & old, Quality Workmanship, visit www.featureworks. co.nz or ph 027 601-3145 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. TILER 25 yrs exp.All aspects of tiling professionally done. Ph Greg 027 434 9160

EQC CASH SETTLEMENT We will re-scope your property to ensure you have been paid in full to cover all your repair costs. None of the properties that we have re-scoped so far has been paid the correct amount to repair their damage.

•Yaldhurst Road Initially $3,800 after our re-scope payment received $46,320 •Wairakei Road Initially $7,575 after our re-scope payment received $38,182 •Prossers Road Initially $19,827 after our re-scope payment received $60,273 •Kaplan Avenue Initially $859 after our re-scope payment received $34,931 •Liverton Crescent Initially $11,000 after our re-scope payment received $29,842 •Dalkeith Street Initially $5,000 after our re-scope payment received $8,945

EXAMPLES

Landscape

Trades & Services

OASIS

Holiday Accommodation

17

Phone our local team 03 379 1100

9164023AA

Gardening & Supplies

Tuesday March 28 2017

.kiwi

• We have re-scoped 50 properties who have been under paid for their repairs. • Have your initial repairs failed? • Did you receive your full entitlement? • Do not pay your excess until all repairs are completed. • General under payments are: Asbestos testing and exterior lead paint, peeling wallpaper, cracking in exterior plaster not repaired correctly.

For re-scoping and all earthquake repairs including painting and redecorating. Enquire now Phone 021-667-444


Tuesday March 28 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Classifieds

Contact us today

Phone our local team 03 379 1100

Piano

Raewyn Clegg Registered Teacher of Piano and Theory of Music. 29 Lancewood Drive Halswell Ph 322-9377

watch local | support local | shop local

Wanted To Buy

Join our hosts Geoff & renee on sKy ChaNNeL 83

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

Thursday 7.30pm

repeaTs friday 1.30am & 7.30am

Public Notices

Weka Pass Railway

WE SHARE YOUR VISION SKY 083 + On Demand

Waipara, North Canterbury

We are RUNNING SUNDAY 2nd APRIL Running 1st & 3rd Sunday of every month Phone 0800wekapass Depart Glenmark Station 11.30am & 2.00pm

www.wekapassrailway.co.nz

★★★ “A STICKY SEAM OF HOPE AND BETTERMENT”

W W W. S TA R . K I W I

(03) 379 1100

Tuition

Phone for further details

Trades & Services TREE WORK Hedge trimming, stump grinding, rubbish removed, small job specialty Ph Andrew 03 322-8341 or 027 435-8759 TREES BIG OR SMALL tree removal, trimming, stump grinding, shelterbelt clean up, section clearing, rubbish removals, excavation work, ph Trees Big or Small, for a free quote, 021 061 4783 T.V. SERVICE CENTRE Repairs, tvs, microwaves, stereos, DVD. Aerial installations and kitsets, 480 Moorhouse Ave, ph 03 379 1400 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 WINDOW CLEANING Average 3 bdrm house inside or out $40. Both $70. Phone Trevor 3442170

SOUTHERN VIEW

.kiwi

ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS HERE

18

for enquiries, contact Geoff moreton: 021 1066 177 ★★★★ “THE SHARP, PUNGENT AROMA OF NOW”

MATT HEATH JEREMY WELLS

6AM - 10AM WEEKDAYS

★★★★★ “FROTHING WITH EFFERVESCENCE”

★★★ “A MIRACULOUS INSIGHT INTO THE HUMAN CONDITION”


SOUTHERN VIEW

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Tuesday March 28 2017

.kiwi

‘Famous for their roasts!’

19

Start your day with us

RESTAURANT & CAFÉ

Nothing but the hard hitting hits from these legendary acts

$10

Kid's SPECIAL Two courses

We are open from 6.30am

We are family friendly. Great Kids menu plus designated play area.

Cooked breakfasts

Seniors SPECIAL $ 20 Two courses

$18

Check out our extensive breakfast menu from Continental to Cooked

Soup/Roast or Special available lunch only Roast/Dessert Monday - Saturday 12pm - 2.30pm

The

RACECOURSE HOTEL

& Motorlodge

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

www.racecoursehotel.co.nz

MADSEN Promotions return to the Hornby Workingmens Club this Saturday 1st April with another outstanding evening’s entertainment. Based in Nelson, Paul Madsen and company have been delivering top class shows, both nationally and internationally, for nearly two decades. eir shows are always well received at the Hornby WMC. Forthcoming e Super Star Show has been delighting audiences around New Zealand for the past 15 years. Performances have included opening of Super Rugby games, to TV appearances including TVNZ’s hit show ‘Stars In Your Eyes’, through to corporate events, Chartered Club

circuits and theatre appearances, not to mention a couple of stints in Las Vegas. “e Super Star Show is ten separate shows packed into one,” said Paul Madsen. “Full of hits with heaps of costume changes we cover super stars such as BeeGees, Eagles, Elvis, Neil Diamond, Jersey Boys, through to Queen and many more. Nothing but the hard hitting hits from these legendary acts.” e Super Star Show starring Paul Madsen and band appears at the Hornby Workingmens Club this Saturday 1st April. Tickets $20 on sale now at the club office, phone 349 9026. 8pm start.

CAFE open from 11am TAB & Gaming Function Facilities

WHAT’S ON LIVE MUSIC WITH

LIVE MUSIC WITH

BOTTLE JACKS

BOBBY BROWN 7PM THIS FRIDAY in Whitfords Bar

7PM THIS SATURDAY in Sports Bar

HOUSIE Tues, Thurs, Sat SHUTTLE Tues - Sat

Open 7 Days from 5.30pm

H

ORNBY

www.newbrightonclub.co.nz

All you can eat, 7 days

PH 386 0088

fb.com/GardenHotelRestaurant www.gardenhotel.co.nz

GREAT DINING GREAT DINING - downstairs -

ClubBISTRO NOW

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

G VIN R E S

le availab from

9am

Midweek $10 SPECIAL ROAST Available Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday

Breakfast HAPPY HOUR 5PM - 7PM DAILY

Live Music: Rhonda Campbell

6PM.FRI.31 MAR PHONE 385 8880 FIND US ON FACEBOOK fb.com/GBCCHCH

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

Members Lucky Card Draw

TAB POD GAMING ROOM FUNCTION ROOMS SHUTTLE RUNNING

- upstairs -

PIERVIEW Restaurant

Quality a la carte with a view! Open from 5.30pm FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY

SUNDAY 30th April ALL YOU CAN EAT

BUFFET

$25 BOOK NOW!

SATURDAY 1 APRIL 4.30PM

ANDY GILMOUR 8PM

A&P duo

ANTHONY & PETER

SORRY, RESTAURANT

SATURDAY 1 APRIL, 8PM (UPSTAIRS)

Friday 31 March

MADSEN PROMOTIONS

FRIDAY SPECIAL:

SIRLOIN STEAK or CHICKEN BREAST

BEE GEES, EAGLES, QUEEN SUPERSTAR SHOW

$22!

Tickets $20 at club office.

FULLY BOOKED

WITH JACKET POTATO & SALAD BAR

SUNDAY SPECIAL:

3 courses $25

Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat

PIERVIEW RESTAURANT

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

CLUB

«WHAT'S ON«

Lunch & Dinner Bookings Essential

WORKINGMEN’S

PRESENTS

feat. PAUL MADSEN & BAND

«COMING UP« FRIDAY 21 APRIL, 8PM

THE TONER SISTERS with special guests

NOW OPEN FOR

SUNDAY BRUNCH

By the Seaside! 10.30am-2pm

202 Marine Parade Ph 388-9416

Members, guests and affiliates welcome

TOM SHARPLIN & REMEDY COUNTRY & RnR

Tickets $20 at club office.

Hornby WMC, 17 Carmen Rd, Hornby. Phone 03 349 9026

www.hornbyworkingmensclub.co.nz Members, guests & affiliates welcome


20

Tuesday March 28 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

SOUTHERN VIEW

.kiwi

Corned Silverside

699

$

kg

Dole Philippine/Ecuadorian Loose Bananas

1

$ 99 kg

1

$ 00 each

450

$

Bluebird Burger Rings/Twisties/Cheezels/ Rashuns 110-120g/Schweppes Sparkling 1.5L

each

Signature Range Ice Cream 2L

Big

2.25L

2 for

7

Size

5

$ 99

$ 00

each

Jacob’s Creek 750ml

Coke/Sprite/Fanta/Lift/L&P 2.25L

(Excludes Sparkling/Reserves/ Double Barrel)

2

$5 off !

for

7

2199

$

$ 00

pack

Asahi Super Dry/Heineken 12 x 330ml Bottles

Vogel’s Bread 720-750g (Excludes Gluten Free)

(Excludes Light)

Be in to

WIN

click collect

One winner in every store!

Launch Offer

When you spend $100 or more. Use this coupon code below;

5OFF

A year’s supply of PURINA ONE E cat or dog food. Purchase any 2 x PURINA ONE products in a single transaction to go in the draw to win a year’s supply of PURINA ONE cat or dog food. Competition opens 06/03/17 and closes 02/04/17. Visit FreshChoice.co.nz/purina-one for full terms and conditions.

FreshChoice.co.nz FreshChoice.co.nz

FreshChoiceNZ FreshChoiceNZ

355 332 4432 6364

FreshChoice FreshChoice Merivale Barrington

256 189Barrington Papanui Road, Street, Christchurch Christchurch. Certain Certain products products may may notnot be be available available in all in all stores. stores. Savings Savings areare based based onon non-promotional non-promotional price. price. Limits Limits may may apply. apply. Open Prices Prices apply apply from from Tuesday Tuesday 2nd 28th August March to Sunday to Sunday 7th2nd August April2016, 2017,or orwhile whilestocks stockslast. last. Open7am-11pm, 7am – 9pm,77days. days.

Owned and Owned and operated operated by bylocals locals

FCSV2803 FCNO0208

FreshChoiceBarrington Merivale FreshChoice

Use coupon code 5OFF to receive $5 off your Click & Collect order when you spend $100 or more in one transaction. Click & Collect $5 discount offer valid for a limited time only at FreshChoice Barrington only, exclusions and conditions apply, see clickcollect.nz for details.

Southern View 28-03-17  
Southern View 28-03-17  

Southern View 28-03-17