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A landmark decision was made by just 12 people yesterday, but it was a decision that will give the Ashburton District a community facility that will endure decades into the future. Ashburton District councillors signed off on a deal that will see up to $51.6 million spent on a new civic centre and library, one they decided should include cutting-edge energy saving features and one that will be large and flexible enough to accommodate the needs of the district for more than half a century. The price might be at the upper end of the build options, but

council chief executive Hamish Riach said from the expert advice given he had a high degree of certainty that the complex would be built for $51.6 million. “Councillors should be satisfied with the layers of expert advice put around this project to date. There should be a degree of comfort around the numbers,” he said. The $51.6 million includes the demolition of the county building, the Methodist Church hall and the May building at the east of the site and it includes fit-out, moving and all associated costs. Also included is a dedicated budget of $3 million for environmentally sustainable design features and

10 per cent contingency and 5 per cent escalation allowances. It includes a 2450 square metre library space, cafe, performance space, meeting and breakout rooms and a kitchen on the ground floor and the council’s offices on level one. Laminated timber as construction material is included, but this is subject to a cost benefit analysis. The community was given four options for the build, ranging from $49 million to $53 million and after reading 169 submissions and listening to 14 submitters, councillors agreed they needed to build the best possible complex and asked staff to compile a report with a recommended option.

Strategy and policy manager Toni Durham said they took on board comments asking the council to build a facility that would last, not to cut corners or cost. “They clearly wanted us to do this once and to do it right,” she said. Rather than opting for a ‘pick and mix’ option, Durham said staff looked at the space and facilities the community wanted. “We felt that to exclude space in the library at this stage wouldn’t create the social hub the council is seeking.” Not all councillors were happy with the big ticket build, with Peter Reveley, Lynette Lovett,

Stuart Wilson and Mark Malcolm all making a pitch for the library space to be reduced. They wanted to carve 250 square metres off this area. “I don’t think we need to go to this extreme. We’re a community of 34,000 and it’s all and good to say we’ll build for the future, but we have to be reasonable. We threw $53 million in the mix to show we’re being prudent councillors, we thought $45 million was adequate for this district,” Wilson said.

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Hopper ready for round 30 By Jaime Pitt-MacKay Jaime.p@theguardian.co.nz

Despite some last-minute mechanical misfortunes, Donn McLaren is prepared to take part in the 30th edition of the Ashburton Car Club’s Street Sprints, just as he has done for the previous 29 years. McLaren, or as he is more commonly known Hopper, has entered the event with multiple different vehicles over the years, but none more often than his iconic Mazscort. The 1970 Ford Escort, which had been converted to run a Mazda rotary engine, has a long history in the club sport racing scene in the South Island, winning McLaren 20 Ashburton Car Club Speed Championships, the Timaru Car Club championships three times, along with more than 20 hill climb titles on both tarmac and gravel. “It has probably been in more than 20 times, about 22 times I think,” he said. McLaren said he thought the popularity and continued success of the event came down to how it was run and the course itself. “The entries always fill up quickly and there is generally about 10 on the reserve list as well,” he said. “It all runs along pretty smooth in a similar format every year. “It is still a proper street sprint for those who like getting close to the gutters and the bales and it is still good fun to watch with lots of incidents.”

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Donn McLaren with Mazscort that he will be entering the street sprints this weekend. PHOTO ASHBURTON GUARDIAN

While McLaren is realistic that his car might not be able to rough it out with highly-modified cars expected to be at the top of the ladder, he is hopeful he can have a crack at the top 16. “I would be stoked to get in to the top 16, it isn’t that quick in a

council to be visionary. We’re funding this inter-generationally and we need to think into the future. People not born yet will use this building; why would we short-change them?” Taking floor area out of the library was just repeating mistakes of past projects where corners were cut, Leen Braam said. “It’s a short-cut and we’ve done this before.” Russell Ellis reminded council-

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straight line,” he said. “A lot of those cars at the top can do a 10-second standing quarter and this will do a 13 (seconds). “I will also be doing a few demo runs in between the runs at the end where I will be driving it ral-

ly-style and getting it sideways so I won’t be too disappointed if I don’t finish too highly.” Racing begins at 8.30am on Saturday in the Ashburton Industrial Estate, with entry access from Robinson Street, and will follow through to Sunday.

Council opts for $51.6 million civic centre build From P1 He wanted a smaller library and a $48 million cap on costs. Lynette Lovett said that going for the ultimate build would put too much pressure on rates. The weight of submissions supported the larger library and the council needed to learn lessons from past builds, Selwyn Price said. “Many, many comments in those submissions wanted the

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lors that the space they were talking about was shared space, not dedicated library space. Meeting rooms would be used by council and by the community, he said. Ashburton Mayor Donna Favel reminded councillors the civic centre and library project was the biggest issue of their term around the council table. The decision was a momentous step in bringing a quality, modern library and civic centre to the

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community that would meet the district’s needs for many years to come, she said. “The council has given much consideration to the kind of facility our community will need in the 50-plus years ahead, while also acknowledging the need to provide an efficient, environmentally sustainable and cost-effective facility. It’s an exciting time for this district to now have clarity on how we’re going forward,” she said.

Mid Canterbury’s secondary teachers are joining their national counterparts in voting on possible strike action in support of their claims for improved salaries and working conditions. Branch chairman Mark Gleeson said that votes on a possible strike were being cast this week and the result would to be known by the middle of next week. Negotiatons with the Ministry of Education began in August last year but have now stalled. Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) members had lost patience with what they saw as unnecessary delays, Gleeson said. “There is high demand for secondary teachers in New Zealand and supply is tight. Basic salaries need to increase to attract quality staff.” The pressure on teachers and their ever-increasing workloads and growing demands on their time meant that part of the conditions claimed related to recognition of a 40-hour working week. This would mean extra staff would be needed. Industrial action was not something teachers considered lightly, as their commitment was to being in their classrooms with students, but they had reached a point where they felt they were getting nowhere, Gleeson said. The PPTA team nationally had recommended industrial action and the current online vote would determine what happened going forward, he said. If industrial action is supported it will take place in term two.

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Falloon says no to drug proposal Rangitata MP Andrew Falloon says he smoked cannabis a long time ago and won’t be supporting full legalisation of the drug in the way Labour and the Greens are suggesting. The Government announced this week details of a 2020 cannabis referendum, saying a simple yes or no question would be asked at next year’s General Election. The exact wording of the question will be decided by the Electoral Commission and is expected to refer to draft legislation yet to be released. A Cabinet paper says a yes vote would see recreational cannabis use legal for 20-year-olds and over, but tightly regulated. National leader Simon Bridges has said his party will not commit to enacting the result of the referendum if elected as he had not seen the draft legislation. Falloon said there was doubt and uncertainty on the whole referendum process. He said he had smoked cannabis, “but not for a long time, certainly years ago. My recollection is I got hungry. “The Government are yet to come out with a firm proposal, but I don’t support full legalisation of marijuana in the way Labour and the Greens are suggesting. “There’s strong evidence that marijuana has a harmful impact on brain development and causes serious problems for people with mental health issues.” Falloon said that uncertainty around drug laws was reflected in the House yesterday when Nelson MP Nick Smith presented a petition calling for random roadside saliva testing for drivers suspected of being impaired by drugs. “The Government have put

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Trains on track to raise funds By Jaime Pitt-MacKay Jaime.p@theguardian.co.nz

Nestled away in the backyard of a family home in Tinwald hides a collection that most model train enthusiasts could only dream about and its owner is hoping to use it to raise money for those less fortunate. Kerry Paterson has been enthusiastic about model trains since day one, he reckons, but around 12 years ago he decided to take the blank section of his home and turn it into a model railway, complete with 110m of track, bridges, tunnels and even a signal crossing. The Garden Railway will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm at 132 Melcombe Street, with $3 entry for adults and $2 for children, with the money being donated to Balamban Primary School in the Philippines. “My wife is Filipino and we have been over there five or six times and one time we decided to send the kids to school there for a day and things were completely different,” he said. “Being a family ourselves we understand it can be quite expensive to go anywhere so we have kept the costs as low as we can and we won’t be keeping any of the money, all of it will be going to the school.” The 110m of track winds its way through a multi-level landscaped garden and a custom-built shed, which houses a large collection of the trains and a railyard built from scratch, which houses a train identical in class to the steam engine at the Plains Railway Museum. A smaller oval track will also be operating in another shed on the property. Paterson said he hopes the open day might inspire the next generation of model rail enthusiasts. “You don’t see many kids these days with actual physical sets when they can just make one in 3D on a computer screen,” he said. Paterson himself starting collecting G scale trains in the late 90s, but said the railway bug had been in his blood from day dot. “My grandad gave me my first

Andrew Falloon forward a proposal to legalise marijuana, but don’t even have a drug-driving regime in place yet. In Parliament on Wednesday my colleague Nick Smith tried to introduce legislation to establish one and he was blocked from doing so.” Dr Smith had received the petition from Karen Dow, whose son was killed by a drugged driver. Drug-impaired drivers were implicated in 79 road deaths in 2017, compared to 70 drunk drivers. Falloon said Labour’s confidence and supply agreement with the Greens required the Government to hold a binding referendum on whether or not marijuana should be legalised for recreational use. “But instead of a completed proposal to give everyone a clear idea of what they’re voting on, Labour and the Greens have instead chosen to hold a binding vote on draft legislation. That’s an incredibly shoddy process. “If New Zealanders vote in favour of legalisation of marijuana, the legislation will still have to go through Parliament and be subject to scrutiny and changes at select committee. That means whatever the public is voting on won’t be what’s actually put into law.”

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Model train enthusiast Kerry Paterson is getting ready to open up his collection to the public this weekend to raise funds for school students in the Philippines. PHOTO JAIME PITT-MACKAY 080519-JPM-0002

model train when I was two, but my dad had a collection of his own which it was added to and he didn’t let me see it till I was 13,” he said. “Both my grandfathers worked with trains, one was a driver on the northern trunk line during the war and the other on the Nullarbor Plain (in southern Australia). Paterson said he was not aware of another collection of this size in Mid Canterbury, but he said there were four or five other large collections in Canterbury. However, he estimated the

railway itself to be one of the biggest in the South Island. After losing the first edition of the railway to frost damage, he went back to the drawing board and came up with a plan that has lasted through two earthquakes. “I probably over-engineered it this time, but it has made it through two earthquakes so that is good,” he said. Despite the weather conditions at this time of year not suiting model railways, Paterson said it made sense to run the open day during Wheels Week to give people a look at something different.

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Learning poise, confidence on catwalk By Sue Newman

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There’s a whole lot more to beauty pageants than parading on a catwalk, and it is the other qualities that were the most important part of last weekend’s United Filipinos in Mid Canterbury’s Miss Teen event. While eight young women dressed in their best and paraded in front of a capacity audience in the Tinwald Hall on Saturday night, the event was about growing strong, confident young women who would be role models for their generation, said the group’s president Jennefer Juntilla. Entrants were aged between 13 and 18, with five coming from the Ashburton District. The winner of the Miss Teen title, however was Dranreb Evangelista Manangkil from Balclutha. Last year the group ran a Miss Independence competition for younger children and this is likely to be run year about with the Miss Teen event. Juntilla said the competition had involved a huge amount of work for group members and would have been impossible to run without entrants parents and their supporters. “It’s a lot of work for volunteers

and for the parents who are also working very hard on farms.” The gowns worn by entrants were stunning, she said, with

some having bought these online while others had them sent from the Philippines. While similar events had been

run in Auckland, Juntilla said Ashburton’s was the only one she was aware of in the South Island.

Contestants wave to the audience at the end of the United Filipinos in Mid Canterbury’s Miss Teen event.

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Women learn, share empowerment tools Fourteen women dealing with family violence were guests at a special empowerment morning hosted by members of the Ashburton Zonta Club recently. The women were referred by the Mid South Island Women’s Refuge and Family Safety Services and spent several hours learning advice and coping strategies for their respective situations. Zonta spokesperson Amanda Ferguson said the club hoped to run four empowerment mornings over 12 months, funded by grant money it had sourced. The morning, held in Rosebank Villas’ community room last Saturday, also in-

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Strong support for brunch By Susan Sandys

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When Rosalie Fleming had a mammogram at the age of 42, she was pleased it did not pick up any signs of breast cancer. The Methven mum had sought the treatment at the suggestion of her aunt, following losing her dad’s mother to the disease and also having a cousin suffering from it. However, two years later, she felt a lump in her breast and noticed an orange peel effect on the skin. She booked in for another mammogram, and also had a biopsy, and this time the results showed cancer. She was scheduled for immediate surgery and had a mastectomy of the affected breast, followed by chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Now, at the age of 55, she is grateful to leave behind that time in her life. And, thanks to reconstructive surgery five years ago, can some days even forget the effect the cancer had on her body. But she realises she is one of the lucky ones and is this year helping others who have to go through the experience by holding a Pink Ribbon Brunch.

Methven Resort owner operator Olé Wallis and Rosalie Fleming are creating a bra display as they prepare for the Pink Ribbon Brunch later this month. PHOTO SUSAN SANDYS 080519-0013 “It’s given me a time of reflection, and you realise how precious life is, and wanting to make a difference,” Fleming said. Fleming sharemilks in Methven with husband Graham and

son James, 25, and his wife Anita, while their daughter Caitlyn, 20, is studying at Lincoln University. She said as she suggested holding the Pink Ribbon Brunch she was inundated

with support and already had 35 tickets sold for the 9am to 11.30am event on May 26. Guest speaker will be Dr Vanessa Lattimore, who researches the genetics of breast cancer and is originally from Methven. Fleming was grateful for Methven Resort coming forward to host the event, providing food and service at cost price, ensuring just a $25 ticket price, with $10 of this going to breast cancer research. A bra display is being created at the resort, and a decorated bra competition will be held. “It’s just snowballing, people have been incredibly generous,” Fleming said. New resort owner operator Olé Wallis said he was more than happy to support the event, particularly following his mother passing away from cancer last year. People were dropping off their old bras for the display, and he welcomed as many as possible coming in to the resort, which was open 7.30am to 9.30pm, seven days per week. Bras will be donated to charity following the brunch, going to women in the Solomon Islands.

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Lim seeks ECan seat at next election A second Selwyn-based candidate has announced he is standing for one of the two Mid Canterbury seats on Environment Canterbury. Allen Lim, a market gardener and a member of the Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee, joins incumbent councillor John Sunckell to declare their intentions for the regional council at elections later this year. ECan will return to a fully-elected council structure these elections, for the since time since 2010 when Govern-

ment sacked the 14 councillors and installed commissioners over claims of deep-seated problems with its water strategy. Lim runs a horticultural operation in the Selwyn district, growing vegetables on land between Lincoln and Rolleston for the local market. He is also a board member on Vegetable New Zealand and serves on other industry bodies. He says he understands well the tensions between farming and the environment, but that ECan is not just about water and

faces a range of intertwined issues. His engineering degree gained at the University of Canterbury, combined with his business acumen, governance experience, and personal experience in water and soil management issues may make him a strong contender for the Mid Canterbury vote. Lim was motivated to join the Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee by the deteriorating state of his local river. “I want to be a part of pre-

serving our environment for future generations to enjoy, while making changes in a way that supports growing communities,” he said. Because of his time on the Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee, Lim was invited by the Government to join the Freshwater Leaders Group last year. This ministerial advisory group provides the government with independent advice on freshwater management policy development.

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Over 80s free parking proposed By Sue Newman

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Timaru does it and Mayor Donna Favel believes Ashburton should do it too – becoming a parking friendly town for over 80s. She floated the idea of allowing over 80s free access to parking spaces in all limited parking areas of the district at Thursday’s bylaw and policy sub-committee meeting, but failed to find much enthusiasm for the idea from her councillors. “I’ve simply looked at what our neighbours are doing and while I may not have a burning desire to do this I’m raising the question,” she said. The Timaru free parking deal required over 80s to show their driver’s licence at the council office and they would then receive a ticket to display that would see them park for free. Councillor Russell Ellis said that until the town centre redevelopment was complete, parking options would be constantly changing but further down the track he said he wouldn’t be opposed to the free parking option. “It might be a nice idea, but do we need it? Is it necessary to do this?,” Leen Braam said. With the council reviewing its mobility parking policy, Favel suggested that could have been an opportunity to look at expanding its scope to include the over 80s. The council has been operating a mobility parking scheme for several years and it sees mobility permit holders able to park in metered or dome monitored parking spaces for double the standard time limit allowed.

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Man sought Ashburton police are looking to speak to 37-year-old Jeremy Alan Reuben in relation to a warrant for his arrest. If you can assist, please call senior sergeant Leigh Jenkins of Ashburton police on 03 307-8400, or, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.

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Wicked wheels on show Anyone who travelled down East Street in Ashburton was able to view something a bit out of the ordinary yesterday. A collection of vehicles from the Americar Rod & Custom Club were on display on the East Street green as part of Wheels Week. More vehicles will be on display today, with members of the Mid Canterbury 4X4 Club and the Ashburton Car Club set to display vehicles. PHOTO JAIME PITT-MACKAY 090519-JPM-0004

Social media, fake news harming health NZME The health of Kiwis is being harmed by social media and fake news, a medical expert says. The safety of vaccinations, the reality of the obesity epidemic and the potential benefits of a sugary drink tax have all come under fire thanks to populist leaders and fake news despite the wealth of scientific evidence behind them, the immediate past president of the World Federation of Public Health Associations, Professor Michael Moore, said. Moore was among the speakers who addressed the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Auckland this week about the rapid spread of popular perceptions which harmed public health – made largely possible by social media. The most prolific problem were the populist attacks on vaccinations which were not backed

by scientific evidence and could discourage people from getting them, he said. His warning came in the same week Education Minister Chris Hipkins labelled parents who did not vaccinate their children “proplague”. Hipkins’ comments followed news of two cases of measles in Northland and calls from the region’s district health board for schools to consider sending unvaccinated children home for at least two weeks. The move could affect about one in every six Northland schoolchildren. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern also waded into the fray saying false information that vaccinations were not safe was damaging. While concerns about vaccinations first reared its head in the 1990s, thanks to a now discredited study, a global rise in the num-

ber of measles cases this year has been blamed on the spread of the anti-vaccination message by influencers and social media. In March, Facebook took steps to combat the issue announcing it would reject ads containing misinformation about vaccinations and make sure pages and groups that spread misinformation would not appear in searches and recommendations and will be lower ranked on people’s newsfeeds. Moore said it was a world-wide issue and the importance of vaccinations was not the only public health message to be regularly targeted by fake news and popularist leaders. He said there had been a major resistance to suggestion of a sugary drinks tax in Australia despite the benefits seen in Mexico where it had been introduced. The number of jobs that would be lost and the impact on the

economy if such a tax was introduced had been significantly exaggerated, he said. Moore said the debate around unhealthy food and obesity-related deaths, and the social determinants of health faced the same hurdles. “It’s really hard when the populist media is blaming the victims.” Perhaps less harmful, but equally prolific were the run of fad diets pushed by influencers, Moore said. “They have had huge interest with no evidence behind them whatsoever.” Moore believed physicians could play an important part in battling the relatively new issue. He encouraged them to use their respected standing in the community to band together, to develop influential relationships, speak out against misinformation and push for change.

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Police share text service reminder NZME Police have shared a friendly reminder of their 111 text service as Kiwis celebrate New Zealand Sign Language Week. On social media, police shared a video explaining in sign language that those that have hearing and/or speech difficulties are not alone and that there is a text service to help those in an emergency.

“For a number of New Zealanders, their world is filled with silence,” an officer signs. “New Zealand Police want you to know your voice is just as loud as everyone else’s. “If you know anyone who has difficulty hearing or talking on the phone, let them know about the 111 text service.” According to their website, the emergency communications service is only available

for those who are deaf, hearing or speech impaired and users must register online to be able to use it. When texting in an emergency, users need to identify the type of emergency (fire, medical or police), their location, what happening and how long ago the incident occurred. If the user needs police, police may text back follow-up questions as they make their

way to the texter. Users are also told to follow instructions police send through. However, the website has pointed out that there may be network delays at the time a person texts in and if not responded within two minutes, they should find another way of contacting police. Learn more about New Zealand’s 111 text service.

The “outstanding” SAS soldier who tragically died after a training exercise will be better remembered as a father and a friend to many. The New Zealand Army has confirmed that the man who died Wednesday night in Auckland was Nicholas Kahotea. In a statement posted on Facebook the Chief of Army Major General John Boswell wrote: “It is with regret that I must inform you of the passing of Lance Corporal Nicholas Kahotea, a soldier, father, friend and proud New Zealander.” Boswell said Kahotea joined the Army on January 25, 2006, as a Royal New Zealand Engineer. The NZDF would hold a Court of Inquiry. – NZME

Warm weather forecast Kiwis are set to bask in toasty weather over the next few days before heavy rain hits on Mother’s Day. Almost all New Zealand is expected to enjoy warmer than average temperatures, WeatherWatch said. It’s led to almost the entire South Island to enjoy temperatures 4°C to 8°C above average. But today will be even warmer with temperatures in all South Island regions to be at least 4°C above average. However, rain is expected to also make its way up the country on Sunday.  – NZME

Fee hike a success A hike in fees for international tourists wanting to traverse the country’s most popular walking tracks has been hailed a success by the Department of Conservation. The trial had led to more New Zealand residents accessing the tracks and had brought in more cash, DOC said. In a seven-month trial from last October to April, tourists have been charged double what Kiwi walkers pay. The fee hike had led to 30 per cent more Kiwi residents accessing the four Great Walks than a year earlier. – NZME

Near-extinct bird back A bird once on the brink of extinction is now the mostcommonly-heard native bird in a remote South Island valley after decades of intensive predator control. Native bird numbers overall in the South Westland valley have doubled since monitoring began in 1998.– NZME


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■■UNITED STATES

Nasa keeps tabs on Musk NZME Elon Musk’s SpaceX is on a mission to reshape the industry under the watchful eye of Nasa. On the edge of Cape Canaveral, the Florida promontory where the Americans have been launching rockets for more than half a century, is an abandoned platform where three astronauts met their deaths in a 1967 fire, as they rehearsed a planned launch to the moon. It’s a peaceful place, where butterflies and crickets skitter across the concrete, and visitors can pay tribute to the three men who died there at a memorial furnished with marble benches bearing their names. It’s also a reminder that space has high stakes. Since the country launched its first human astronaut Alan Shepard, in 1961 (several monkeys had gone before him), more than 20 people have been killed during missions or while preparing for launch. The United States is approaching a new era of human space flight, with astronauts due to be launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX as part of a $2.6 billion contract to ferry them to the International Space Station. Musk, better-known for his electric car company, Tesla, is one of a new breed of wealthy entrepreneurs reshaping the space industry. But this second space age means Silicon Valley must work closely with Nasa and the US military, as the government seeks to make sure their missions are safe. There have been rumours of culture clash – and as the piloted missions get closer, Nasa is keeping a close eye on its commercial partners. Space travel has traditionally been dominated by the military and government agencies, in part because it’s expensive and unpredictable. A Cape Canaveral visit for journalists was organised ahead of a planned launch of the Falcon 9 rocket ferrying a Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, with

Restraining order in place Britney Spears was granted a temporary restraining order yesterday against a former confidante who she says has been harassing her family again. A judge ordered 44-year-old Sam Lutfi, who has been in legal fights with the Spears family for a decade, to stay at least 200 yards from her, her parents and her two sons, who are 12 and 13. The judge also ordered that he not contact or disparage anyone from the family. The restraining order petition alleges Lutfi has been sending harassing and threatening texts to Spears’ family and disparaging them on social media.

Another Elton concert

A SpaceX shipment arrives at the International Space Station. science experiments and supplies. Take-off is repeatedly delayed before finally happening early Saturday morning, successfully launching its cargo into orbit. At the Cape Canaveral facility, where SpaceX leases Launch Complex 40, staff wear military uniforms and security is tight. One would expect there to be plenty of scope for a culture clash. SpaceX did things cheaper and faster than many thought was possible.

How does this sit with those used to doing things the old way? The military teams will not admit to any ructions, at least in public. Six days ahead of the Dragon launch, Brigadier General Douglas Schiess, the Air Force commander running the unit, said only that he likes the youthfulness of the private firms. “We have a lot of really interesting young people that are in the business again.” He does say that the military keeps a close eye as they pre-

pare for launches, particularly for missions carrying national security assets, such as satellites, and have the ultimate power to intervene if they don’t think procedure is being followed. “We have enlisted officer personnel that know what’s supposed to take place as they prep the rocket and the satellite, and they’re overseeing that. “They can stop [the] operation and say, ‘Hang on a second, I believe you were supposed to do this. Let’s talk about that before we go on.”’

Sir Elton John has added a third Auckland show to his 2020 New Zealand tour, while delaying three of his New Zealand dates by a week due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict. The superstar’s second show at Mission Estate Winery, Hawke’s Bay, has been moved from Saturday, February 8, 2020, to Sunday, February 15. The first Mission Estate show on Thursday, February 6 will go ahead as planned. Elton John will also play a third and final show at Mt Smart Stadium on Thursday, February 20, 2020, to satisfy demand after the first two sold out.

■■AUSTRALIA

Murder charges follow gruesome find NZME Tyron Beauchamp’s badly beaten and burnt body was discovered in bushland on December 27. Now police have revealed further details of the 41-yearold’s gruesome murder, alleging his hands were cut off and his teeth removed and burned in an attempt to disguise his body.

Scores of police raided homes across Taree in New South Wales on Wednesday morning, dramatically arresting five men – aged 19, 22, 23, 24 and 42 – in relation to the case. Police squads arrived early at the homes, with at least 10 officers turning up at one door with a dog loudly barking. In arrest footage from one of the houses a woman is yelling

from behind the clothes line. “Keep recording you f***ing dog, I’ll f***ing find you and I’ll f***ing hunt ya,” the woman screams at police as the man gets taken away. In another a man with a messy mullet is still in his underwear as he gets pulled from the house. “Look at the parade,” says another woman as that man leaves.

Beauchamp’s remains were found by rural firefighters putting out a blaze in bushland at Upper Landsdowne, north of Taree, in the early hours of December 27. Detective Superintendent Scott Cook said police expected to charge two of the men arrested with murder, two with being accessories after the fact to murder, and one with concealing a serious crime.

Kim dispensing justice Kim Kardashian West has landed her own true crime show Kim Kardashian: The Justice Project. The 38-year-old reality star has announced a new twohour documentary on US cable channel Oxygen. The TV doc shows the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star “secure freedom for Americans who she believes have been wronged by the justice system.” It will also give “an exclusive, never before seen look inside her mission to tackle on of America’s most controversial subjects.”


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The home

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As the temperature drops, thoughts turn from evening swims to evenings by the fire, and from beach towels to throw rugs — cashmere ones if you’re after the latest in luxurious blankets to cuddle under. Interior designer Yvette Jay says now’s the time to put away the cotton cushions and linen throws of summer. “It’s easy to transform your light, beachy decor by bringing out accessories like a beautiful cashmere throw, a set of luxe candlesticks, a pair of opulent velvet cushions or a handsome hall runner. Use these lovely pieces over the winter months for cosiness, then put them away and bring out your lighter summer accessories again.” One way of keeping costs down, says Jay, is to buy one beautiful winter accessory each year that will stand the test of time. “Avoid current trends and fashion colours, because they will date.” She says winter is all about warm

luxe, so include luxe fabrics and finishes in a variety of hues and tones that complement your interiors. “Think plums, dusky pinks, rich jewel tones, sophisticated greys and new neutrals. Accessories that are dark and moody and metallic highlights add a touch of subtle luxury. A variety of textures helps to add depth and contrast, creating a multi-dimensional room.” Jay says design style is all about how you mix and layer finishes and textures. This autumn and winter, opulent upholstery materials such as velvet juxtaposed with cosier wools and cashmeres can be enhanced with a mixture of accents from brass, iron and gold-plated metals. “For those who prefer neutrals to colour, go for high-contrast neutrals. Pair dark and light neutrals together in multiple textures for a dramatic edge within a room.” Wallpaper is still very much in vogue and current design patterns are influenced by African and Oriental art, landscapes, botanical images, antique fabrics and ’70s pop culture,

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all of which look great in winter. “More often than not, each design will be available in a range of colours and neutrals, so there will be something to suit everybody’s colour preference and style,” says Jay. In cooler weather, it’s all about cocooning, layers and tactility when it comes to bed linen and dressing the bed. Jay says the physical components of valances, bedheads, sheeting, bed coverings, blankets, throws, pillows and the occasional cushion all need to be considered in the composition of the perfect bedroom decor. “Textures are key to bedding as well. Think soft, rumpled linens or high thread-count cottons, embroideries, chunky weaves, deep piles, quilting and the occasional hint of shagginess or fringing. This season’s bedding is available in an array of plains, stripes, geometric and botanical patterns. Colours are warm and earthy with a rise in terracotta tones, beige, tans and saffron contrasting with tones of cream, caramels, tones of grey, soft taupey pinks, khaki, blues and chalky hues.”

For a welcoming winter look, Jay suggests adding cushions with piping, fringes, beading and the occasional tassel for texture, glamour and a sense of luxury. “Look for cushions that complement the size and shape of your furniture in a mix of shapes and sizes to add interest. Large square cushions, smaller rectangular cushions and round cushions are all popular. When choosing colours, stick to your “existing scheme and enhance what you have with richer, deeper tones of your accent colours.” If you’re looking for just one item to add warmth and luxury, Jay says cashmere throws are divine and add a sense of understated glamour. “Choose a perfect neutral to last you a lifetime, or a wonderful colour that makes your heart sing. If your look is more understated minimalism, then a heavily textured throw will be visually inviting.” Large, luxe floor rugs are a must for creating a sense of intimacy and warmth on timber flooring at this time of year, says Jay. “Beautiful, handknotted wools are soft and sumptuous underfoot, and the gleam of silk or viscose in a rug adds a whole new level of sophistication and refinement to a room.” To achieve an understated and elegant architectural look to heating a home, it’s hard to go past fixed radiators and their responsive and flexible heating, advises Jay. “They look great in both contemporary and traditional homes due to the variety of designs, sizes and finishes available. They are quiet, unlike air conditioning units, and heat up and cool down quickly. There are options available in both pressed steel and the traditional cast iron. Their systems are fully programmable and thermostatically controlled.” And when it comes to wintertime lighting, ambient lighting is key to creating cosiness in a room. “Create pools of light around seating areas with floor and table lamps, wall lights and groups of candles. Low pendants over tables create a wonderful sense of intimacy and are so much more flattering than harsh, overhead lighting.”

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Allenton 41 Harrison Street

Allenton 15 Allens Road

Standalone retirement living

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Close to Allenton for shopping, kindergarten and schools. A formal tiled entrance leads into an open plan living room. All modern heating systems including a gas fire, heat pump and a HRV system. Relax and enjoy the sunny courtyard.

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior) 2pm, Tue 4 Jun 2019 201 West St, Ashburton View Sat 11.30am-12pm or by appointment Ray Knight 027 434 0139

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With all the renovations complete along with the compliant log burner and heat pump your family will enjoy this warm and quiet home. Modernised kitchen and bathroom, polished floors, new carpet and a new deck on a fully fenced section.

For Sale offers invited over $329,000 View Sat 11-11.30am or by appointment Sarah Everist 021 0828 5816 Eliza Waszczak 021 039 1770

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Allenton 23 Andrew Street

Allenton 21 Churchill Avenue

This property offers a lot

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Set amongst a mature garden this attractive home has been a much loved property for around 30 years. Two adjoining living areas open to covered patio. There are fruit trees and a vegetable garden.

Asking Price $338,000 View Sat 11-11.30am or by appointment Jenny Gray 027 452 2888 jenny.gray@bayleys.co.nz

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This home is located in a top Allenton location. Situated on a very private 1,146sqm back section. The home has four bedrooms plus a huge conservatory built for all day sun. There is also an office or formal dining room.

For Sale offers invited over $621,000 View by appointment Mick Hydes 027 437 9696 mick.hydes@bayleys.co.nz

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Ashburton 113 Walker Street

Ashburton 7 Park Lane

Hospital location

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Offers invited in vicinity of $340,000. Large living area opens to garden room and outdoor space. Kitchen over looks the street. Light and bright, this warm home offers sun all day long.

Price by Negotiation View by appointment Jenny Gray 027 452 2888 jenny.gray@bayleys.co.nz

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Townhouse in beautiful setting

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This sun filled spacious townhouse is virtually within the Ashburton domain. Quiet West Side location within easy walking distance to the main shopping centre of Ashburton and all the local Churches. This tidy home has an attached two car garaging.

For Sale $380,000 View by appointment Ray Knight 027 434 0139 ray.knight@bayleys.co.nz

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Netherby 41 Brucefield Avenue

Ashburton 24 Peter Street

My first home

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A fantastic start to home ownership. This home offers a large living room which is heated by a heat pump. Three bedrooms and mains pressure water cylinder. Grounds are tidy and security fenced for your children and pets safety. Schools close by.

Asking Price $310,000 View by appointment Mick Hydes 027 437 9696 mick.hydes@bayleys.co.nz WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED REAA 2008

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Magnificent villa

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This enchanting villa has been restored to exude all the character and charm of its era. Room for the whole family with 230sqm including two living areas. See it's feature in this months Spirit Magazine and on stuff.co.nz.

Asking Price $398,000 View by appointment Eliza Waszczak 021 039 1770 Sarah Everist 021 0828 5816 WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED REAA 2008

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Hampstead 14 Patching Street

Hampstead 38 Eton Street

Price adjusted and ready to go

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A spacious family home on a large secure 1,080sqm section. Double garaging, compliant log burner, heat pump and HRV system are a few of the great features of this property. Don't miss out on this deal.

Asking Price $330,000 View Sat 10-10.30am or by appointment Sarah Everist 021 0828 5816 Eliza Waszczak 021 039 1770

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Investment with future potential. Long term tenant is keen to stay if possible. The roof has been replaced with color steel and the wiring has recently been replaced as well. The cottage is 90sqm and sits on a 500sqm street facing section.

Asking Price $210,000 View by appointment Mick Hydes 027 437 9696 mick.hydes@bayleys.co.nz

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Tinwald 56 Fords Road

Seldom available Recently compliant 30 bed plus Rest Home in sound condition with all up to date insurances. Could be used as a Backpacker Accommodation subject to consent.

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Ashburton 31 - 33 Philip Street Open home Sat 11 May 10.30 - 11am.

Cottage on Eton

Set Sale Date (unless sold prior) 2pm, Mon 27 May 2019 201 West St, Ashburton View by appointment Mick Hydes 027 437 9696 WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED REAA 2008

Country lifestyle

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This superbly presented property situated just outside of the Ashburton residential area. Set in an established and sheltered garden setting, the permanent material home has recently been tastefully refurbished.

For Sale $845,000 View Sat 10-10.45am or by appointment Mike Preston 027 430 7041 Austen Russell 027 441 7055

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Dunsandel 1823 Selwyn Lake Road 4

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Impressive, irrigated small farm opportunity "Birchlea" is an attractive and well maintained, 93.5910 hectare farm property in a favoured location close to farm service center's and Christchurch city. The property has three predominant quality soil types and these soils, combined with irrigation, utilizing low cost ground water support its current land use of sheep and cattle grazing /finishing along with arable and feed crop production. The property is well sheltered with trimmed shelter belts a feature and has been thoughtfully subdivided with an excellent standard of post, netting and wire fence. Hay sheds, covered cattle yards and a shearing shed.

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Selling

Selling a house is easy, right? You’ve probably heard plenty of stories about people who put their houses on the market and they sold within a week, or for a price beyond their wildest expectations. That’s why it can come as a rude shock to put your house up for sale and find that no one seems to want it. “There are many different reasons for selling a property but everyone wants the same result: a quick sale and a good price,” says Kevin Lampen-Smith, chief executive of the Real Estate Authority (REA). “If neither of those things are happening, sellers can get very frustrated.” If you’re in this situation, LampenSmith says the first step is to have an honest conversation with your real estate agent. “Hopefully, you decided to trust them with selling your largest asset because they have a good track record in selling properties like yours and because they have good knowledge of your area, and the people who want to live there,” he says. Before you signed the agency agreement with them, they will have given you a written estimate of the sale price, based on current market conditions and sales of similar properties. Lampen-Smith suggests checking in with your agent about how changes in the market may affect the desirability of your property.

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“Ask them if they think your price expectations need to be adjusted,” he says. “Also consider whether your property is out of step with what people want; if you have a large family home with extensive grounds but the majority of would-be buyers are looking for small, first-home properties, there’s not much you can do to change their minds or their price limits.” If you are concerned that your agent is not the right person to sell your property, it might be an idea to look for one with better local or property specific expertise, once your current agency agreement ends. Remember to check the conditions of your agency agreement carefully before doing this – you don’t want to be in a position where you have to pay two agents if the property sells. If you and your agent are in agreement that the asking price is still right, and the market is still solid, there may be other levers you can pull to boost buyer interest. “It can be helpful to view your home

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a house as a critical buyer,” Lampen-Smith says. “Do you have feedback from people who have viewed the property about what they think the faults are? Have you talked about this with your agent? It may be that you’re oblivious to the issues that are putting people off your property.” Lampen-Smith says going to open homes can be a good way to see what you’re up against. For example, if comparable houses in your price range all feature new carpet and fresh paint, but your place is sporting the same décor it had in 2003, buyers may see it as dated. “Talk to the agent about whether you’re better to spend a bit on freshening the place up, or lowering the price. A bit of deep-cleaning and decluttering never goes amiss – that goes for the exterior too.” Having a house that isn’t selling can be stressful, but it’s important to remain positive. “If it’s more important to you to get a certain price for your property than it is to have a quick sale, you’re better off staying put,” Lampen-Smith says. “In the meantime, have those conversations with your agent, work out what you can change and accept the things you can’t.” For independent guidance and information on buying or selling, check out settled.govt.nz.

17 Murneys Lane

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$849,000 Relax, Entertain and Enjoy • 4 true double bedrooms, with huge wardrobes • His and hers walk in wardrobe, shoe rack, mirror & storage • Ensuite has tiled walk-in double shower with separate toilet • Main bathroom has freestanding bath, walk-in tiled shower, & vanity • Covered outdoor BBQ area, with BBQ, granite bench tops, & outdoor heaters • A sunny decking area in between the 2 living areas which open onto it • Huge laundry with pantry, & heaps of storage

Immaculate presentation 4 bedroom Master with ensuite and WIR Large stylish kitchen Spacious living flowing to the outdoors Loads of storage Fantastic tiled patio’s Manicured gardens

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31 Douglas Drive

OPEN HOME SATURDAY, MAY 11 12.15PM – 12.45PM

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• Four bedroom lifestyle property • Interconnecting living flowing to the undercover outdoor patio • Kitchen with top of the line appliance and walk in pantry • Double attached garage/mancave fully carpeted • Fully fenced swimming pool • Approx 3.24ha OPEN HOME SUNDAY, MAY 12 2PM – 2.30PM

• Low Maintenance and Cosy • Fully insulated and double glazed with a heat pump for comfort it is warm and cosy. • Both bedrooms are good sizes and the décor in neutral, there is a single garage with remote door opener and off-street parking. • The yard is tidy and well maintained and is fully fenced for pets.

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Neg over $685,000 • 5 bedrooms – 4 up and 1 downstairs with its own ensuite • New kitchen fitted • Games room, formal dining room, 2 living areas • Huge laundry • Heating by gas fire, eco-friendly logburner, heatpumps & night store • New carpet throughout the home, updated décor, roof & exterior freshly painted • Quality Rimu timber • Double garage with great storage & office

Proud to present this immaculate lifestyle living which is close to town. Land area is 2.0234 ha divided into 7 paddocks. All fencing is of a good standard. Also has its very own dressage ring. Property is well set up for horses. Two stables, large shed for the cars, and storage, also another good size tack shed.

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138 Belt Road

$412,000 • • • • •

3 Catherwood Close

• Fully double glazed, sun filled, warm home situated in the desirable location of Allenton. • Open plan kitchen and living area and large second lounge. • Patio area connects the two living areas. • Four bedrooms, three double bedrooms downstairs • Generous master bedroom with ensuite and walk-in-robe. • Family bathroom including bathtub and separate toilet. • Double garaging with internal access. OPEN HOME SATURDAY, MAY 11 10.45AM – 11.15AM

Terrific Street frontage Three bedrooms Two bathrooms Open plan living Lawns patio and fencing complete

OPEN HOME SATURDAY, MAY 11 10AM – 10.30AM

79 Park Street

$329,000

Neg over $469,000

80c Harrison Street

• This cleverly designed Townhouse is walking distance to shops, Domain, Churches. • Two good sized Bedrooms with open plan kitchen, dining and living area and is built for all day sun. • Single garage with internal access, double glazed, insulted and heating is by a heat pump. • Sell the lawnmower and move in and relax. • Inspection will surprise.

$ 399,000 • • • • • • • •

Privacy and location Brand new townhouse 3 bedrooms Open/plan kitchen dinning living Very sunny Single garage internal access 2 toilets Paths patios lawns and fences all included • Perfect location near the Allenton shopping centre

OPEN HOME SATURDAY, MAY 11 10.45AM – 11.15AM

17 Turton Street

Neg over $399,000 • • • • • •

OPEN HOME SATURDAY, MAY11 10AM – 10.30AM

6 Kelburn Place

Neg over $639,000 When it comes to location this home will be hard to beat your living in the country but your in town.

A Fantastic Find 3 bedrooms Large interconnecting living area Warm and sunny Single garage with internal access Compact easy care section

4 bedrooms Walk-in wardrobe and en-suite off main bedroom, separate bathroom with shower, bath & vanity Open plan kitchen, dining and living separate good sized lounge, Double garage internal access, Walk-in pantry Lawns, paths, patios & fencing will be completed.

OPEN HOME SATURDAY, MAY11 10AM – 10.30AM

2/179 Harrison Street

Neg over $289,000 • • • • • •

OPEN HOME SATURDAY, MAY 11 11.30AM – 12NOON

117 Creek Road

$319,000 The Hardworks Done • 3 Good sized bedrooms • Modernized kitchen with bay windows • Open plan living with modern carpet • Heat pump and Pellet fire • Lovely tiled bathroom, pedestal basin • 3 great decks all recently stained • 6 x 5 metre Skyline garage • Very sunny conservatory • Some great extras will stay with the home

3 Bedrooms Updated Carpet Separate games/ living area Heat pump and Fully insulated Top location 160sqm

OPEN HOME SATURDAY, MAY 11 11.30AM – 12NOON

OPEN HOME SATURDAY, MAY 11 10.45AM – 11.15AM

23 Philip Street

Offers over $265,000

23B Philip Street

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t the time of writing two days of Wheels Week Plus have finished. And what great days they’ve been in every sense – weather and activity-wise. By the time this is published we’ll be heading into the middle weekend of Wheels Week Plus. And with the Street Sprints there’ll be excitement aplenty then. On the second day of Wheels Week Plus Roger Hart and I, as we have now done on many previous occasions, went along to the Rotary Club of Ashburton Plains Classic Car Run to select cars for recognition in defined categories. As in the past we enjoyed seeing so many great cars. All sorts, all styles, all ages. Some we’ve seen before and enjoyed seeing again, some we hadn’t seen

previously and enjoyed seeing for the first time. Every one of them special. Very special. But what’s really special about this now iconic Wheels Week fixture is seeing the owners, who are invariably so keen on their cars, and who enjoy mingling with likeminded enthusiasts. This year marked the 27th running of this event, and it’s really great the Rotary

Club of Ashburton Plains – who themselves celebrate their golden anniversary this weekend – have continued supporting Wheels Week in this way. One of the defined categories on the Classic Car Run is for Japanese cars, and this year there were many fine examples of cars from that country. Two Hondas received recognition – one is a delightful Honda Beat. Classed as a micro-car because of its

small but very peppy 3-cylinder 660cc motor, the yellow Beat is a true classic. It was joined by its younger and bigger cousin, a Honda S2000. The S2000 is a great sports car, and like its little cousin a classic. And we’re not just saying that because sub-editor Steve has one! And while the two Hondas are quite different, they share a wonderful pedigree and are real head turners.

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ollowing the incredibly successful Vintage Car Club National South Island Easter Rally, Organising Committee (and Branch) Chairman Trevor Begg has put together some interesting statistics. One hundred and sixty nine vehicles were driven on three rally routes – the short run being 68 miles, the medium 88 miles and the long route 130 miles. In total the thirty eight vehicles which were driven on the short route covered 2584 miles (4159 km), 7744 miles (12,460 km) were clocked up by 88 vehicles on the medium run and 43 vehicles on the long route did a total of 5590 miles (8994 km). The all up total distance was 15,918 miles or 25,612 of those new things.

Fuel consumption is of course hard to quantify, but if the vehicles each averaged 18 miles per gallon, the total fuel used would have been 884 gallons, or 4014 litres. On this basis the fuel spend for the rally alone would have been in the order of $8900. That would only be a small proportion of the money spent locally over Easter by those taking part. So not only was the rally a great event, it also had a good economic outcome for our district. Another quirky statistic is that 88 vehicles toured on the 88 mile medium run. Not one vehicle needed to be towed or transported in because of mechanical breakdown. That really is a wonderful testament to the care and attention given to the vehicles by their owners.

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Game over – for everyone else S everal years ago, a satirical UK car news website published a headline along the lines of “all other car companies give up following release of Volkswagen Golf R wagon”. The joke being that there was really no point in competing with the fire-breathing hot hatch reborn as a practical wagon, because it would inevitably do everything perfectly. Game over for everyone else, in other words. I can’t help but think there might be several SUVmakers who could empathise with this (admittedly completely made-up) news story right now. Because the best SUV in the country – as voted by Driven and the Automobile Association in 2017 – now has extra horsepower, a feistier character and more aggressive looks. But yes, there is still a self-charging torch in its capacious boot and an umbrella neatly secreted inside a cavity in the driver’s door. This is the Skoda Kodiaq RS; although that hero Race Blue Metallic exterior paint and those 20-in Xtreme alloys might possibly have told you so already without having to read this far. In effect this SUV takes Skoda’s most successful template and builds on it with the Czech brand’s iconic RS performance badging. SUVs that adopt some of the histrionics of a hot hatch have become the new sports currency, as buyer tastes have evolved over the last decade. Back at the conclusion of the 20th century, the idea of a twin-turbo SUV fitted with snug race seats might have seemed like an oxymoron, or at best a joke along the lines of that Golf R headline. Not so now. In fact, you can barely move on Germany’s infamous Nurburgring circuit for manufacturers testing SUVs. Skoda is no exception; the Kodiaq RS has been spanked around the track by Sabine Schmitz, becoming the fastest seven-seater SUV to conquer the Green Hell.

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TEST YOURSELF Test yourself with the Guardian’s weekday quiz 1 – Ashburton Kindergarten is on which street? a. Eton b. Oxford c. Cambridge 2 – Amy Satterthwaite represents New Zealand in which sport? a. Hockey b. Cricket c. Netball 3 – The Society of Friends is also known as ...? a. The Quakers b. The Levellers c. The Penitents 4 – The longest side of a right angle triangle is called the...? a. Hypothesis b. Hypotenuse c. Hypothenous 5 – Kerry blue and airedale are breeds of which animal? a. Cow b. Dog c. Chicken 6 – The American NRA ...? a. Promotes gun use b. Regulates nuclear plants c. Promotes rugby 7 – Who sang the songs Fearless and Bad Blood? a. Adele b. Taylor Swift c. Madonna 8 – One NZ dollar is worth approximately how many Australian dollars? a. 0.55 b. 0.95 c. 1.35

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shburton’s district councillors deserve a hearty round of applause. Over this term they’ve earned plenty of brickbats, along with a few bouquets, for decisions made – or not made, and until now much of what they have done has carried a cautious overtone. But yesterday they proved that collectively they have the guts to stand up and be counted. Faced with a choice of going small or going big on the Ashburton District’s new civic centre and library, they went for the doctor, signing off on a $51.6 million project. This project’s been years in the making but it gained momentum during the last council term when the need to can an earthquake damaged library and to find a larger building for the council’s

business collided with the desire by the Methodist Church to sell of some of the family silver to fund restoration and earthquake strengthening work. When the current council team came into office two and a half years ago the project faltered. The new councillors wanted to take a second look at what was planned and some of them didn’t like what they saw. There was plenty of angst and gnashing of teeth and finally a revised project was born, but it came accompanied by plenty of

caution and for a while it looked as though we’d get something modest and suited for the present rather than the future. What a difference a couple of years can make. Today councillors who would once have had an apoplexy at the prospect of spending more than $50 million on a community project are among its strongest supporters. They’ve looked into the future and opted for a complex that will have the space and flexibility to cater for needs that cannot be imagined today. The only hiccup, as this project wound its way from closed door discussions to public debate, has been a budget blooper. This saw $22 million built into the council’s long term plan to fund the project. That amount

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their faith as 20,000 people filled a Jordanian sports stadium where the pontiff celebrated the first open-air Mass of his Holy Land pilgrimage. Five years ago: First lady Michelle Obama, delivering the weekly presidential radio and internet address in her husband’s place, decried the kidnapping of scores of Nigerian schoolgirls by the group Boko Haram. Arkansas began issuing same-sex marriage licenses a day after a judge lifted a ban on such unions. Michael One year ago: President Donald Trump announced that he would meet in Singapore with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un on June 12. Today’s birthdays: Author Barbara Taylor Bradford is 86.

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of course was always going to prove woefully inadequate and it’s unclear who ever thought it was enough. Fronting up to what proved to be a major financial roadblock took courage. It was always going to be a hard sell getting the community to agree to a project that would cost more than double that amount. Council did that well, admitted it had made a colossal under estimation, apologised profusely, asked for forgiveness and moved on. For any one feeling aggrieved there wasn’t really anywhere to go from there. The facts were on the table, the new options spelt out and everyone had a chance to say what they thought. And surprisingly, many of those who did, weren’t too fazed by the

numbers being tossed around. Even the cheapest option at $39 million was eye-watering, but it didn’t find much support. Much of that support didn’t even go for the council’s more modest first choice of a $45 million project, it went for the top drawer option at $53 million. Yesterday the deal on the civic centre and library was finally done; we’re getting a $51.6 million building that includes the best of the best. And if that’s not enough, we’re getting a building that could become a national icon for the use of environmentally sustainable materials and high level energy saving features. In a town bereft of buildings with architectural merit, this complex might be the one to start the change.

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TODAY IN HISTORY Today is Friday, May 10, the 130th day of 2019. There are 235 days left in the year. Today’s highlights in history: On May 10, 1994, Nelson Mandela took the oath of office in Pretoria to become South Africa’s first black president. On this date: In 1611, Sir Thomas Dale arrived in the Virginia Colony, where, as deputy governor, he instituted harsh measures to restore order. In 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis was captured by Union forces in Georgia. In 1869, a golden spike was driven in Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States. In 1897, New Zealand’s first woman barrister and solicitor, Ethel Benjamin, was appointed In 1924, J Edgar Hoover was named acting director of the Bureau of Investigation (later known as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or FBI). In 1925, William Massey, New Zealand’s second longest serving Prime Minister, died. In 1933, the Nazis staged massive public book burnings in Germany. In 1940, during World War Two, German forces began invading the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and France. The same day, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain resigned, and Winston Churchill formed a new government. In 1963, the Rolling Stones recorded their first single for Decca Records in London, covering Chuck Berry’s Come On and I Want to Be Loved by Willie Dixon. In 1968, the Night of the Barricades began in Paris’ Latin Quarter as tens of thousands of student protesters erected obstacles against riot police; in the predawn hours of May 11, the police moved in, resulting in violent clashes that left hundreds of people injured.


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aturday night my ears were ringing when I got home. No, I hadn’t just rocked out at a heavy metal concert, I had just finished judging the first Mid Canterbury UNIFIL Miss Teen Pageant. It was one other hardest jobs I’ve had in a long time. You know how you hear hosts saying “Oh I wouldn’t like to be one of the judges tonight.” This was one of those occasions! The Tinwald Hall was full of VERY enthusiastic supporters. If I was asked to stereotypically describe the Filipino people I had met in the past, I would say friendly, respectful and quiet. The latter certainly went out the window on Saturday night. They were loud! Especially the group, directly behind the judging table. I’m guessing one of the contestants was a family member, as each time she was mentioned or appeared on stage, they would scream. It felt like I was in the front row at a Beatles concert. It was a great night! It didn’t run as smooth as a baby’s bum by any stretch, with several tech/audio issues throughout the evening, but that didn’t matter one little bit. If anything, some of the delays added to the anticipation. I’m sure the night will run a whole lot smoother next year. There are always things to improve on the first time you put on an event like this. I wasn’t entirely sure how to respond when I was first asked to judge a Miss Teen Beauty Show.

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Aren’t they frowned on these PC days? Aren’t they looked upon as sexist and demeaning? I thought it sounded like a fun night though so I asked if Manda could come with me, which wasn’t a problem at all. In fact she was treated very well, with a great seat, right behind the mayor and a meal with the judges and other guests during interval. The eight young ladies were amazing! They were all very nervous, but with a confident façade. All night I kept asking myself, how many hours of preparation time and cost went into each contestant? Their costumes and gowns were stunning! It was much more than a beauty show, it was a night of entertainment. As well as exhibitions of poise and elegance, the girls had to perform and think on their feet under pressure. Every one of the girls said they loved to dance as a part of their video presentation and that is obviously an important part of their upbringing.

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I’m not suggesting mother’s should force their kids into tap dancing, like someone I know but it was pretty cool to hear and see the payback during the production number. I said to one of the fellow judges at the break, this would be totally frowned upon if they were all Kiwi girls up on stage but it’s a really good, fun night. Maybe it’s time we kicked the PC Brigade to touch and brought back Miss Ashburton. I remember hosting the night with Euan Pattie and it was a super night.

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■■OPINION

Pros and cons of the four-day week By Pilita Clark

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inkedIn is an exhausting place to visit, as a rule. It attracts an inordinate number of people who are excited, pumped, psyched and stoked, usually because they have just moved jobs but sometimes because they have made it in to work in the morning. So it was sobering to see a distinctly downbeat bit of news on the site the other day. It came from Ed Whiting, strategy director at the Wellcome Trust, a large biomedical research foundation in London that jolted the world of work four months ago by saying it was thinking of testing a four-day week. The four-day idea has been on a roll in Britain (and several New Zealand firms are also dipping their toes). Trade union bosses have been calling for it. A few employers have tried it, lured by research suggesting shorter weeks can make people less ill, less mistake-prone and more productive. None were as big as Wellcome, which has about 800 staff. So there was understandable excite-

ment about the news that it might join the four-day push. But Whiting, a former adviser to ex-British prime minister David Cameron, had bad news on LinkedIn. After much consultation and debate, Wellcome had decided it could not even do a trial of the four-day week without “an unacceptable disruption” to its business, he said. As setbacks go, this was considerable. But it also offers some important lessons. Some of Wellcome’s reasons make sense. Others less so. Overall, it shows that people like me who are partial to the fourday idea need to put a lot more thought into it. So what made Wellcome back out? First, there was a question of fairness. Whiting said the Trust’s staff did a lot of different jobs. Some managed research grants; others ran an endowment fund; some kept a museum open to the public seven days a week. It was not going to be fair to let some people work four days if others had jobs that made this much harder to do. There was more, as I discovered

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all week, why stop them? I can, however, readily accept another big explanation for Wellcome’s decision: bringing in a four-day week is a distraction, for managers and the managed alike. This can’t be ignored in any organisation, let alone one doling out research money to help save lives around the world. There is also the question of money. Whiting says cost was not an issue at Wellcome. But it has been in other trials of shorter working weeks, like one in Sweden where care home nurses’ hours were cut from eight to six. The nurses were happier but the care home, unlike an office, needed workers around

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after talking to Wellcome’s press office. Some staff were already working part-time so that they could care for relatives. What if Wellcome decided to close on one of their chosen working days? Others did not want to take any day off at all. They either preferred work to alternatives or thought it better “for their mental health” to spread their work across five days instead of four. I understand these concerns but I am not convinced they are all deal-breakers. If people need to take different days off, why insist everyone has to be away on the same day? If they are really desperate to work

the clock so more people had to be hired and costs went up. Still, the four-day week seems to offer benefits that can offset or even outweigh those costs in some cases. In Glasgow, a telephone and digital marketing company says it has saved hundreds of thousands of pounds in recruiting costs since word spread that it had made Fridays voluntary in 2016. Productivity has jumped by 30 per cent and sickness days among the business’s 160-odd people are almost zero. Other companies report similar improvements. There is even evidence that shorter weeks cut carbon emissions, say researchers at Autonomy, a think-tank and consultancy that helps businesses shift to a shorter working week. None of this should be dismissed. The four-day week has much going for it. But its complexity cannot be ignored and it cannot be reserved for white-collar workers who can do it more easily. In other words, cutting down on the working week will take a lot more work than has been done so far.

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t the time of writing, the local NZX 50 has remained relatively flat throughout the week. On Wednesday the market was driven 0.4 per cent higher following the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s (RBNZ) decision to cut the official cash rate (OCR) by 0.25 basis points to 1.5 per cent. It was the first time in two and a half years that the RBNZ has cut the OCR. The RBNZ said slow rising inflationary pressure, mild uncertainty about the global economic outlook and an employment environment that looks near its maximum sustainable level as the reasons for lowering the OCR by 0.25 per cent. The RBNZ said that the lower rate was consistent with achieving its objectives of keeping inflation between the 1 per cent-3 per cent band and supporting maximum sustainable employment. Both ANZ and Kiwibank were quick to respond, announcing cuts to both their lending and deposit rates. Mobile app payments company Pushpay reported a maiden profit result for the 2019 year. The US-based faith sector company produced a net profit after tax of $18.8m compared to a $23.3m loss in the prior year. The highlight of the result was the company’s ability to deliver strong revenue growth while also driving cost reductions. Pushpay updated the market with its 2020 expectations, guiding for earnings to be between $17.5$19.5m.

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The surprising announcement that coincided with the result was the resignation of Pushpay’s CEO and founder Chris Heaslip. Bruce Gordan, the chairman, will take over the CEO role on a permanent basis. PPH closed down 2.8 per cent on the day of the result. The latest Global Dairy Trade auction saw the headline index rise 0.4 per cent, advancing for the 11th consecutive auction. The average price achieved in the auction was $3490 per tonne, increasing from $3447 per tonne three weeks ago. The price of whole milk powder fell by 0.5 per cent, anhydrous milk (+1.4 per cent), rennet casein (+3.1 per cent) and skim milk powder (+2.8 per cent) saw the biggest gains in price, whilst butter milk powder (-10.3 per cent) and lactose (-2.7 per cent) experienced the greatest price declines. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to its leave cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent. On Tuesday the RBA continued to steady the ship, leaving the official cash rate unchanged and arguably refraining from changing toward a dovish sentiment. The RBA’s caution continues to remain centered around house-

hold consumption following the ongoing housing correction, and the weak inflation data print for March. Counter balancing these factors is Australia’s strong labour market, in which the RBA board will be watching closely. Stating that further improvement in the labour market will be needed in order for inflation to reach its target levels. The US reporting season draws to a close with a couple of pleasing results. Agricultural chemical manufacturer FMC Corp reported a strong first quarter result, with revenue growth of 7.6 per cent and net income growth of 6.7 per cent. In addition, bulk liquid commodity transporter Kirby surprised the market, announcing first quarter net income growth for 2019 of 17 per cent. The result was impressive for a typically slower first quarter, with high utilisation rates in its marine transportation division being a major contributor to the result. Elsewhere, there was a few data points out of Germany this week. The German industrial output climbed 0.5 per cent month on month in March, driven largely by a rise in construction activity as weather conditions meant increased periods of activity. Jeremy Flood works for Craigs Investment Partners. This article should not be deemed as advice. Disclosure statement available free of charge and on request.


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WEEKEND RACING GUIDE

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Ashburton Races Today at Ashburton

May 10

Track Information Type: Grass; Expected: Dead; Direction: Left-handed; Length: 1876m; Straight: 382m; Rail: True; Weather: Fine DOUBLES TREBLES QUADDIES PLACE 6 12:07PM OPT 201

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1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 2-3-4, 6-7-8 1-2-3-4, 5-6-7-8 3-4-5-6-7-8 COREY N EMMA FAREWELL TO AUS

PX # REC Horse (Barrier) kg Trainer

$10,000, MDN, 2200m Jockey

1 004. Bahhgoofy (9) 58.5 Champion/Murphy 4 2 904X7. Steele Canyon (7) 58.5 D Crozier 3 X3700. Louvres (6) 58.5 P Craw 4 60868 Nathan Detroit (3) 58.5 P Robson 2 5 000X7. Ripinhet (2) 58.5 T Burnett 3 6 0X786. Roc ’N’ Gold (1) 58.5 N Ridley 1 7 40925 Barzellar (8) 56.5 J Blackadder 8 58. Hokitika Sunset (10) 56.5 G Eatwell 9 04909. Eliza Long (5) 56.5 N Ridley 10 Raise Your Sights (11) 56.5 M McCann 11 00X00 Suffragette (4) 56.5 A Carston

12:42PM OPT 196

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1 09603 Oligarch (5) 59.5 M Harris 2 55371. Baban (6) 59 J & K Parsons 3 72841 Grant (7) 58.5 J Blackadder 4 35186 Roc The Cradle (2) 57.5 A Carston 5 Villeret 6 008X0. Additup (10) 57 B Inglis 7 98216 Cinto Bay (12) 56.5 L & R Didham 2 8 X7530 Sitarist (8) 55.5 J & K Parsons 9 688X0 Ticky Tu (4) 55.5 K & P Hughes 10 X8690 Keyboard Warrior (13) 55.5 P Robson 11 57605 Moreira (1) 55.5 K Hampton 12 19876 Adventuress (3) 54.5 J & K Parsons 13 40685. Lady Em (11) 54 B Inglis 14 00006 Dowry Duty (9) 54 K Moore

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3:02PM 174

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$10,000, MDN, 1200m

3:37PM OPT 166

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K Mudhoo (a1) R Mudhoo (a3) B Hong (a3) J Lowry K Williams T Moseley SCRATCHED C Barnes C Johnson T Comignaghi (a1) J Laking L Callaway SCRATCHED SCRATCHED K Chowdhoory (a3) SCRATCHED S Collett

HANLEY FORMULA AUTUMN SPRINT

$11,000, Rating 72 Benchmark, 1200m

1 53X44 Celtic Cross (11) 59.5 A Carston 2 10X30 Beneficial (10) 59 R Beckett 3 13107 Czarista (2) 58.5 M Harris 1 4 151X2 Miss Brahmos (9) 58 T Rae 5 3051X Augustace (13) 57.5 S Robertson 6 7097X Born A Royal (4) 57.5 B & R Wilson 1 7 X8X28. Docket (3) 57.5 B Tapper 8 X4641 Frankie The Fox (5) 57.5 M McCann 4 9 3410X Turncoat (1) 57.5 M & M Pitman 3 10 22037 Pipiana (8) 57 M & M Pitman 11 91X7X Juliette (12) 55.5 T Kennedy 12 6438X Rocette Lady (6) 55.5 B Inglis 13 08250 Miroslava (14) 54 K Moore 14 098X8 Whitney (7) 54 K Peters

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J Lowry K Kwo (a3) T Comignaghi (a1) S Collett C Johnson T Jonker (a2) R Beeharry (a3)

PALAMOUNTAINS ANIMAL NUTRITION

1 0965 Nero (8) 58.5 M McCann 2 79X0. He’s Irish (13) 58.5 M Osborne 3 Stormboy (16) 58.5 D Crozier 4 0X The Traveller (6) 58.5 T Hickey 1 2 5 70X22. Ophelia Rose (14) 56.5 S Clark 1 6 94X23 Exclaim (11) 56.5 L Robinson 7 Montreux Miss 3 8 200X Decision Kept (1) 56.5 B & R Wilson 1 9 L0X Castlereigh (12) 56.5 C Trembath 1 10 5 Colette (3) 56.5 Kennedy/Furlong 11 6968X Known To Flirt (9) 56.5 L & R Didham 12 00X50 Miss Atomic Bomb (4) 56.5 L Robinson 13 Miss Tilly Winks 14 Stop Making Sense 0 15 0X Heartoheart (15) 56.5 M & M Pitman 16 Overcoat 0 17 6776X Bernini (2) 58.5 T & L Prendergast 0 18 X977X Divinexcuse (10) 58.5 S Woodsford 0 19 2800X Faux Pas (7) 56.5 S Robertson 0 20 0X008 Smoke ’Em Wilson (5) 58.5 L Stewart

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L Callaway C Johnson S Collett J Laking T Jonker (a2) J Lowry T Comignaghi (a1) R Mudhoo (a3) K Mudhoo (a1) D Turner K Kwo (a3) T Moseley D Prastiyou L Hemi

$11,000, Rating 72 Benchmark, 1600m

1 51306 Trudeau (3) 60 T & L Prendergast 2 33720 Final Say (7) 59.5 B & R Wilson 1 3 41341. Mamma Sans (6) 57.5 Kennedy/Furlong 4 5613X Hatrick Boys (2) 57.5 T Rae 5 176X0 Redesdale (1) 56 K Hampton 6 18707 Yamato Nadeshiko (4) 55.5 J Burrows 7 27X90 Amour La Vie (5) 54 B Tapper

2:27PM OPT 177

T Comignaghi (a1) C Johnson D Bothamley D Prastiyou SCRATCHED R Beeharry (a3) J Laking K Chowdhoory (a3) T Moseley L Hemi K Kwo (a3) D Turner S Collett T Jonker (a2)

NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE

1 2X324 Zurafaa (1) 57.5 L Jarvis 2 6249X Kanumiss (6) 57.5 T Rae 3 00X25 Pop Diva (11) 57.5 A Carston 3 4 53573 Jandles (13) 57.5 T Kennedy 5 55653. Nifty (9) 57.5 S Woodsford 6 26053 Show Cloud (10) 57.5 T & L Prendergast 7 9730X Altamente (4) 57.5 M Harris 4 8 42490 Fine And Dandee (7) 57.5 N Lloyd 9 950X5. Rockwithme (5) 57.5 A McKay 10 9X77 Jingo (3) 57.5 K & P Hughes 11 0X00X Flags A Flying (12) 57.5 S Haisma 12 0X8 Icebreaker (8) 57.5 L Robinson 13 70X00. Iwonderwai (2) 57.5 A Browne 14 00. Pushyaluck (14) 57.5 S Woodsford

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L Callaway L Hemi C Barnes B Morgenrood T Jonker (a2) D Turner T Moseley R Mudhoo (a3) D Prastiyou K Mudhoo (a1) K Williams

K Asano (a4) T Moseley T Comignaghi (a1) S Collett S Toolooa (a4) K Kwo (a3) R Beeharry (a3) R Mudhoo (a3) L Callaway K Chowdhoory (a3) C Johnson L Hemi T Jonker (a2) D Prastiyou

MARK MCCORMICK CAMMERAY R.U.F.U. SUPPORTERS $10,000, MDN, 1400m

1 7262X Acre (12) 58.5 S Woodsford T Moseley 2 X0423. Van Halen (19) 58.5 R Ayton 1 C Barnes 3 03209 Grand Express (8) 58.5 B Court T Comignaghi (a1) 1 4 40X52 Ocean Of Champagne (11) 58.5 Kennedy/Furlong D Bothamley 2 5 63330 Raff (7) 58.5 N Ridley B Hong (a3) 3 6 22366 Whale Song (4) 58.5 M & M Pitman K Chowdhoory (a3) 7 00040. Chorister (2) 58.5 I Rogers B Morgenrood 8 965X5. Brother Will (5) 58.5 K & P Hughes S Toolooa (a4) 9 59. Danny Green (1) 58.5 D Crozier R Mudhoo (a3) 10 5576X Hey Mickey (16) 58.5 Kennedy/Furlong D Turner

11 970X3 Aquattack (9) 56.5 D Frye C Johnson 12 0580X Bellissima Belle (15) 56.5 Hargreaves/Murfitt L Callaway 4 13 I Got A Rock (13) 56.5 T Rae S Collett 14 6X6 Jadore Lumiere (17) 56.5 Sarah & Matthew Smith 1 J Laking 0 15 0X9X Mr Delmo (18) 58.5 D Crozier L Hemi 0 16 03608 Billabong Billy (3) 58.5 R McKay 1 0 17 55600. Space Cadet (14) 56.5 A Browne 0 18 49990. Diplomat (6) 58.5 B Blackie D Prastiyou 0 19 X0X00 Klute (10) 58.5 R Laxton 1

4:12PM OPT 162

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GARY MCCORMICK BIN HIRE

$10,000, Rating 65 Benchmark*, 1400m

1 44573. Fire Show (17) 60.5 J & K Parsons R Beeharry (a3) 2 859X9 Admiral Rous (18) 59.5 K McCauley B Hong (a3) 3 Milk It SCRATCHED 2 4 23215 Devious (4) 59 Kennedy/Furlong D Turner 5 43090 Why Me (10) 59 M & M Pitman K Chowdhoory (a3) 6 5000X Londaro (9) 58 N Ridley K Kwo (a3) 7 Take Me There SCRATCHED 8 10X60 Elana Rose (6) 57.5 R Beckett T Moseley 9 21669. Sainted Pearl (2) 57.5 L & R Didham J Laking 10 X0591. Bellarosina (3) 57 S Woodsford T Comignaghi (a1) 4 11 32831 Viva La Blues (16) 57 D Crozier L Hemi 12 10X62 She’s Gallant (7) 56.5 M McCann K Mudhoo (a1) 3 13 9386X Queen Jetsun (5) 56 T & L Prendergast K Williams 14 00919 Stirling Lady (13) 56 J & K Parsons T Jonker (a2) 0 15 X0100 Midsummer Magic (15) 55.5 A Carston C Johnson 0 16 6X430 Thom Brown (8) 57.5 S Woodsford S Collett 0 17 6X490 Sammi Lou (14) 55.5 S Woodsford 0 18 X790X Strad (1) 57.5 A Cowan 1 J Lowry 0 19 8325X Ballet Choux (11) 55 T Rae 0 20 00978. She’stoohottotrot (12) 54 Charles/Corbett

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1 75742 Hear This 17.30 2 25278 Gracie Lee 17.30

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SPRINGSTON HOTEL STAKES

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J & D Fahey S & B Evans A Bradshaw M Robinson J & D Fahey Mitchell & Smith D Roberts C Roberts J McInerney J McInerney

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GAIL MCINERNEY DASH

84 Cadillac Mack nwtd 74557 Starr Blueblood nwtd 68368 Smash Burton nwtd 86458 Honey Dew Jewel nwtd 565P1 Barrel Runner 17.72 Ride The Clutch nwtd 7687 Mr. Hardwick nwtd 47286 Dream Runner nwtd F5766 Knows No Better nwtd 867X Our Sadie nwtd

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21434 It’s A Trick 30.13 14231 Goldstar Montana 30.34 74352 M’Lady Sadie nwtd 52746 Amelia Rob 30.58 22451 Opawa Rockstar 30.26 68536 Tikao Jackie nwtd 15866 Jinja Lola nwtd 56832 Lacko Allen 30.09 82886 Homebush Izzy nwtd 85775 Mick The Mower nwtd

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A Lee J McInerney L Waretini J McInerney D Voyce S & B Evans M Dempsey R Wales M Dempsey J McInerney

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MALCOLM GRANT DASH

44221 Taramakau nwtd Jetstream Marley nwtd 565 Opawa Lowie nwtd 58562 Big Cod nwtd Ebony May nwtd 57 Maybe Right nwtd 34245 Lucy Lingers nwtd 754 Inky Dinky Jewel nwtd F5766 Knows No Better nwtd 78866 Goldstar Shiloah nwtd

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$1,365, C0, 295m Trainer

ANGLER’S ARMS TAVERN MAIDEN FINAL

44 Boyka nwtd 11 Boss Cobra 30.47 22852 Little Apple nwtd 12 Go Vegas 30.41 23 Machine Gunn nwtd 36635 Our Bonnie nwtd 28424 Jinja Sneak nwtd 35535 Don’t Cry Joni nwtd 5 Jinja Babe nwtd 46566 Haze Adams nwtd

2:17PM 1 2 3 4 3 5 6 7 2 8 9 10

4 1

1 2 2 1 3 4 5 4 6 3 7 8 9 10

$1,365, C0, 295m

J McInerney J McInerney M Grant C Roberts A Bradshaw A Williams Hart & Taylor J M McCook M Dempsey R Wales

POWER FARMING CANTERBURY SPRINT $1,685, C2, 295m

M Grant J McInerney

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 2 3 3 4 1 5 2 6 7 4 8 9 10 1 2 3 3 4 5 6 4 7 2 8 9 10

9

SHIRLEY VET CLINIC STAKES

$2,505, C1, 520m

M Dempsey J & D Fahey A Bradshaw C Roberts S & B Evans J McInerney J M McCook J & D Fahey J McInerney S & B Evans

$2,860, C2, 520m

S & B Evans C Roberts R Adcock J McInerney C Roberts G Cleeve J & D Fahey J McInerney L Waretini S & B Evans

10

DAVE ROBBIE PHOTOGRAPHER DASH

11

GARRARD’S HORSE & HOUND STAKES

$1,685, C2, 295m

67343 Goldstar Power 17.49 64644 Dagny 17.38 13568 Smash Achiever 17.16 18356 Memphis Jewel 17.41 26132 Paringi Pam 17.43 52246 Hatfield 17.28 67858 Nippa Eel 17.33 57615 Homebush Indi 17.47 5X358 Goldstar Bryton 17.74 67735 Hi Ho Tonto 17.38

S & B Evans J M McCook M Grant C Roberts Mitchell & Smith L Waretini J McInerney J McInerney S & B Evans A Lee

$2,860, C2, 520m

12785 Eyrewell Ebony 30.52 71447 Thrilling Watch 30.60 61252 Cawbourne Taber 30.49 82676 Homebush Maycee nwtd 212X1 Sailor Allen 30.10 1715X Alotta Talk nwtd 74422 Cosmic Stu 30.52 11333 Never Knew nwtd 77666 Little Secret 30.44 67886 Goldstar Marvely 30.17

3:28PM

1

HAPPY RETIREMENT GAVIN WHITEROD STAKES

26188 Goldstar Miley 30.25 32342 Umbridge Bale 30.20 X2821 Start The Show nwtd 45457 Trajan nwtd 21833 Dyna Elliot 30.80 34558 Hard Questions 30.01 37287 Famous Lee nwtd 62425 Chunk 30.88 77666 Little Secret 30.44 67886 Goldstar Marvely 30.17

3:11PM

R Blackburn L Waretini S & B Evans J McInerney A Lee A Bradshaw S & B Evans C Roberts

8

42123 Stumpy Bill 30.93 36613 Opawa Magic 30.29 45743 High Sparrow nwtd 31827 Raquel Allen nwtd 55421 Galway Gal 30.80 48458 Gotcha Rocky 30.58 13388 Tearaway Tara nwtd 56552 Canya Sniper 29.98 82886 Homebush Izzy nwtd 67651 Goldstar Whitey 30.35

2:36PM

3 4 May 10 1 2

FLAIR SPRINT

61777 Cathy Maree 17.17 81835 Homebush Austin 17.43 21512 Ezra Blueblood 17.80 53343 Native Scout 17.39 854X6 Go Marsha Go 17.32 58172 Shaw Winner 17.52 5718X Goldstar Linkin 17.32 77156 Cee Ash 17.43 5X358 Goldstar Bryton 17.74 45568 Barellen Panther 17.44

12:52PM 1 1 2 4 3 2 4 3 5 6 7 8 9 10

2

28284 High Violet 17.40 24637 Cisco Reign 17.58 61334 Goldstar Vegas 17.45 67646 Homebush Comet 17.55 76433 Vasterbottenost 17.47 31222 Thornado 17.47 5X358 Goldstar Bryton 17.74 45568 Barellen Panther 17.44

2:52PM

1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 1-2-3, 4-5-6, 7-8-9, 10-11-12 2-3-4-5, 9-10-11-12 7-8-9-10-11-12 THE FITZ SPORTS BAR SPRINT

PX # REC Greyhound Fastest time

3 4 4 5 6 7 2 8 9 10

3

Compiled by

H Cairns D Roberts C Roberts J McInerney C Roberts J & D Fahey J McInerney A Lee L Waretini S & B Evans

12

RE-ENERGIZE SPRINT

$1,685, C2, 295m

47674 Sass ’Em Up 17.31 85716 Call Me Joe 17.44 25734 Ohoka Angel 17.41 68265 Jitterbug Jewel 17.36 54414 Blazing Banjo nwtd 52376 Broken Penniless 17.45 34864 Nikko Baxter 17.32 25672 Boston Powers 17.22 5X358 Goldstar Bryton 17.74 18477 Snickerdoodle 17.42

d M9 Whanganui Dogs

Today at Hatrick Raceway

J M McCook A Botherway L Waretini C Roberts J McInerney G Cleeve J McInerney A Bradshaw S & B Evans B Dann

1

May 10

1 2 3 4 5 4 6 3 7 2 8 9 10

23112 Bigtime Otis 17.82 41147 Bigtime Silver 17.99 64617 Ngakawau 17.82 23377 Sly John 17.99 44128 Bigtime Gal 17.87 31453 Uno Eleven 17.75 85421 Zara Zara 17.81 51221 Go Ash 17.61 54712 Alamein Tane 17.86 35453 Bigtime Bronx 17.65

4:39PM OPT 204

1 2 1 3 3 4 5 6 4 7 2 8 9 10

1 2 3 3 2 4 5 6 4 7 8 9 10

3

4

$2,860, C2, 520m

M Goodier D Edlin L Cole L Cole M Flipp J & D Bell L Cole L Cole J & D Bell M Goodier

LIQUORLAND WANGANUI C1 FINAL

31111 Bigtime Bruno 30.43 36433 Zara Jinx 31.00 87512 Lizzy O’Shea 30.87 57481 Rowdy Ruby 30.39 23422 Mainline Lil 31.21 42526 True Testament 30.59 37671 Bigtime Lonestar 30.53 46763 Bionic Boy nwtd 34137 Rockoneva 31.41 74241 Race Me Home 30.68

5:16PM OPT 194

L Cole L Cole J McInerney J & D Bell L Cole N Udy M Flipp M Flipp Kettlewell & Phillips G & S Fredrickson

WHANGANUI CHRONICLE C2

44363 Electrical Storm 30.46 41266 Thrilling Stan 30.40 11551 Bigtime Archie 30.53 6F523 Zipping Cobra 30.15 F5386 Lucky James 30.59 41881 Millie Prince 30.51 57X54 Rumors 30.55 47852 Bigtime Leads 30.61 77783 Thrilling Eddie 30.13 74776 Lady Jellybean 30.51

4:57PM OPT 200

1

2

$1,685, C2, 305m Trainer

$2,605, C1f, 520m

L Cole N Udy B Hodgson S Kite B Hodgson B Hodgson G & S Fredrickson M Goodier B Hodgson B Hodgson

PALAMOUNTAINS SCIENTIFIC NUTRITION C4/5

1 44335 Bigtime Minnie 17.53

$2,860, C4/5, 305m

L Cole

86112 Hip Hop Rapper 17.49 43631 Bigtime Bremner 17.48 66512 Bigtime Shine 17.26 17281 Sir Duggie 17.18 52275 Justa Gift 17.62 65324 Bigtime Blackie 17.48 54364 Opawa Lyon 17.53 27276 Token Vikkers 17.75

B Marsh2 L Cole4 L Cole L Cole J & D Bell1 L Cole N Udy N Udy

5:48PM 190

5

THE ROCK 95.2FM C4

6:18PM 186

6

ADEPT ACCOUNTANTS C3 4

6:50PM 180

7

WANGANUI TOYOTA C3 0

7:18PM 171

8

$4,735, C5, 520m

7:49PM 170

9

$2,035, C3, 305m

8:19PM 164

10

$30,000, R/Af, 520m

8:49PM 156

11

$2,860, C4/5, 305m

OPT

1 2 3 3 4 1 5 4 6 7 8 9 10

2

OPT

1 2 3 4 4 5 6 7 1 8 9 10

3 2

OPT

1 2 3 4 3 5 2 6 7 8 9 10

1 4

OPT

1 2 3 3 4 2 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 4

OPT

1 2 4 3 4 2 5 1 6 3 7 8 9 10 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 3 6 7 8 9 10

1

1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 1-2-3, 4-5-6, 7-8-9, 10-11-12 2-3-4-5, 9-10-11-12 7-8-9-10-11-12 ABSOLUTELY ELECTRICAL C2

PX # REC Greyhound Fastest time

1

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

OPT

Weather: Mainly Fine DOUBLES TREBLES QUADDIES PLACE 6 4:22PM OPT 208

2 4 3 1

OPT

3 1 2 4

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

2 1 3 4

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

M Olden L Cole L Cole1 M Roberts L Cole L Cole3 L Cole2 L Cole L Cole M Roberts

$3,325, C3, 520m

3F246 Bigtime Maci 30.53 33457 Kamada Park 30.34 42725 Gray Bale 30.23 1817X Dyna Boomer 30.36 45564 Buddy Loaded 30.79 78164 Stormy Jay 30.55 42215 Bigtime Fred 30.29 86141 Bigtime Brody 30.16 8436F Bigtime Acacia 30.36 77635 Cawbourne Assist 30.40

S Kite A Turnwald M Roberts Kettlewell & Phillips G Hodgson W Kite L Cole4 L Cole L Cole J & D Bell1

$2,035, C3, 305m

33442 Alamein Lady 17.79 52545 Bigtime Lizzy 17.74 26345 Bigtime Boy 17.76 42712 Mr. Postman 17.85 66223 Cawbourne Ridge 17.92 86662 Bigtime Honey 17.67 87138 Eight Oh Three 17.82 37877 Bigtime Spark 17.74 17634 Cockney Rip Off 17.72 46576 Bigtime Chris 17.80

Kettlewell & Phillips L Cole2 P B Briggs N Udy J & D Bell L Cole M Flipp G & S Fredrickson0 M Olden3 G & S Fredrickson

FIRST SECURITY C5

11383 Trojan Hoarse 30.04 27414 Tyson’s Quest 29.98 61713 Shallay Pallay 30.65 14241 Dyna Vernon 30.17 12523 Hey Fernando 30.32 22154 Thrilling Carly nwtd 23567 Bigtime Lily 30.18 12168 Blazin’ Carter 29.83 36327 Idol Dude 30.23 17715 Our Tyson 30.36

L Cole B Marsh A Turnwald3 M Roberts1 G & S Fredrickson2 K Walsh4 L Cole L Cole M Flipp M Flipp

LASER PLUMBING C3

53671 Dino The Fox 17.75 11736 Idol Jan 17.80 42753 Bacon My Heart 17.79 86677 Cawbourne Mezza 17.41 87787 Hard Merch 17.47 75241 Bigtime Ziggy 17.66 87322 Bigtime Marley 17.65 27183 Homebush Minnie 17.61 18588 Bigtime Hannah 17.80 55864 Bigtime Forest nwtd

L Cole0 L Cole K Walsh L Cole L Cole3 A Turnwald L Cole J & D Fahey R Adcock M Olden

RIVERCITY GAS C4/5 3

77385 Mikachu 17.59 86627 Butterball 17.59 71888 Zoie Willow 17.30 78376 It’s Complicated 17.66 56156 Hypocritical 17.32 62673 Bigtime Emjay 17.52 2F575 Idol Nifty 17.46 38288 Bigtime Jetty 17.50 27276 Token Vikkers 17.75

12

M Roberts2 M Flipp4 N Udy J & D Bell1 G & S Fredrickson L Cole0 L Cole J McInerney D P Symes L Cole

NZ FUTURITY FINAL (G1)

24121 Bigtime Rod 29.91 55127 Bigtime Alfie 30.09 11121 Thrilling Talk 30.50 22252 Cheese And Chalk 30.39 27471 Bigtime Lilah 30.17 32682 Diddilee 30.07 13681 Sub Eighteen 30.18 22222 Go Glow nwtd 41131 Ringside nwtd 35573 Cossie Cooper 30.35

9:19PM 154

OPT

$4,030, C4, 520m

35573 Cossie Cooper 30.35 42233 Awesome Quality nwtd 31132 Bigtime Homie 30.42 256X6 Cawbourne Krusty 29.80 36111 Bigtime Cooper 30.35 36426 Bigtime Tank 30.36 42128 Bigtime Caleb 30.12 12612 Bigtime Annie 30.58 15584 Bigtime Rocco 30.08 54584 Allen Mack 30.10

A Turnwald M Gowan J & D Bell L Cole A Turnwald1 G & S Fredrickson4 M Flipp2 L Cole N Udy

BOOK YOUR FUNCTION @ HATRICK C4

34346 Cawbourne Liz 17.62 12145 Barbarossa Boy 17.74 23124 Mila Mila 17.50 27441 Jinja Loren 17.63 221F1 Bigtime Charlote 17.77 32128 Bigtime Banjo 17.75 51528 Alamein Stryda 17.74 54343 Running Freer 17.69 27276 Token Vikkers 17.75

b M8 Addington Harness Today at Addington

$2,390, C4, 305m 4 M Roberts1 B Goldsack A Turnwald2 Ross & Voyce3 L Cole L Cole Kettlewell & Phillips M Olden N Udy4

0

May 100

Track Information Type: All weather; Direction: Left-handed; Length: 1193m; Weather: Fine DOUBLES TREBLES QUADDIES PLACE 6 5:05PM OPT 779

1

2 3

1 2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 1-2-3, 5-6-7, 9-10-11 2-3-4-5, 8-9-10-11 6-7-8-9-10-11 NEVELE R FILLIES SERIES CONSOLATION MOBILE PACE

$13,500, 3YO Fillies., 1980m PX # REC Horse (Start pos) Trainer Driver

3

1 64961 Shecandance (1) R Dunn

G Smith


GUARDIAN

2 3 4 5 6 7

2 4 1

53164 Dina Brown (2) T Herlihy 52564 Uptown Lady (3) M Jones 32000 Already Gone (4) B Ward 45147 Canstar (5) T & G Chmiel 13511 Pressed For Time (6) T Bagrie 68216 Majorca (7) J Gameson Barrier

5:29PM OPT 776 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

1 3 2

T Herlihy S Tomlinson (J) M Anderson T Chmiel J Dunn G O'Reilly

2

CHRISTCHURCH CASINO MOBILE PACE

$20,000, 2YO+ R40-R60., 1980m

99977 Locked Out Of Heaven (1) C Butt 84600 All Nuts N Bolts (2) D Pearce 60754 B Mac C (3) J Cox 3 Dina Bolt (4) Purdon/Rasmussen 30419 Scotlynn Harry (5) D Taylor 0108P The Dude (6) D & C Butt 08X22 Flyin Milly Mac (7) C Dalgety 17421 Tiebreaker (8) G Dunn 12137 Franco Niven (9) R Dunn Barrier

10 38588 Naiya Franco (21) M Jones 1 I’m Tough (22) R Dunn 12 11200 Team Kiwi (23) R Holmes 13 12291 Fun In The Dark (u1) M Purvis

S Tomlinson (J) B Orange R Holmes M Hurrell (J)

4 11

5:58PM OPT 778

1 2 3 4 4 5 6 1 7 08 9 10 2 11 12 13 14 15 16 0 17 3 18

3 1 2 4

DUNSTAN HORSEFEEDS TROT

$20,000, 3YO+ R40-R55, 2600m

96678 Franco Josiah (1) B Waldron 5X199 Majestic Mannequin (2) R Close 65X21 Skyline (3) G Dunn 14393 Sun Swinger (4) K Williams 4X923 Miss Moppet (5) M Purvis 421P6 Midnight Assassin (6) C & J DeFilippi 20021 Monaro Maro (7) M Bryers 02033 Red Harbour (8) K James 61632 Natives Lasting Love (9) A Thornton 098X0 Midnight Sioux (10) D Jones 21221 Lone Star Lad (11) R Todd 10064 Grand Princess (12) N Harris 53071 Tehoro Dazzle (13) R Holmes 41X04 Doff Your Cap (u1) L Jones 54868 Rachmaninov (u2) T Grant 95700 Sioux Princess (u3) M Jones 77462 Sugar Cane (u4) D McCormick 43322 Jerry Garcia (u5) L O'Reilly

6:28PM 777

OPT

3

C D Thornley R Close G O'Reilly B Williamson N Williamson C DeFilippi J Dunn

K Cameron J Keast M Purdon M Anderson R Holmes C Jones (J) T Grant S Tomlinson (J) D D McCormick L O'Reilly

4 PGG WRIGHTSON YEARLING SALES FINAL MOBILE TROT $65,000, 2YO., 1980m

1 1 Cracker Hill (1) B Williamson 2 04 Dreamsinthe Mist (2) G & N Hope 3 American Pride (3) Purdon/Rasmussen 4 1111 Cheeky Babe (4) T Herlihy 5 214 Ultimate Stride (5) P Williamson 6 2 Bolt For Brilliance (6) T Herlihy 7 29122 One Majic Kenny (7) R Dunn 8 307 Rastusburn (8) G Dunn Barrier

9 33801 Midnight Dash (21) G & N Hope 10 483 Chloe Rose (u1) N McGrath

6:58PM OPT 775

K Butt (J) K Barron J W Cox M Purdon R May B Munro N Purdon (J) G O'Reilly J Dunn

5

B Williamson C D Thornley M Purdon T Herlihy N Williamson J Curtin J Dunn G O'Reilly R May B Orange

PIAZZA D’ORO ESPRESSO MOBILE PACE

$14,400, 3YO+ R40-R55., 2600m

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

661 Dan Fernando (1) C & A Edmonds 00731 Officialdon (2) R Todd 98X35 Fynn Frost (3) K Cameron 1 Only Me (4) Purdon/Rasmussen 43363 The Kaik (5) J Bartlett 99977 Locked Out Of Heaven (6) C Butt 28040 Mamma Knows Best (7) M Purvis 15030 The Doorman (8) J Cox 72214 Glenthorne (9) K Chapman

N Williamson J W Cox S Tomlinson (J)

10 11 0 12 13 14 15 3 16

12663 Burlington (21) B White 70692 Pro Surfer (22) R Dunn 84600 All Nuts N Bolts (23) D Pearce 21628 Rocknroll Rod (24) K Austin 22010 With The Band (25) C McDowell 0P701 Baltimore Jack (u1) N McGrath 90PX1 Givemewhatineed (u2) M Nyhan

S McNally R May K Barron J Curtin L O'Reilly B Orange J Dunn

2 4 1 0

Barrier

7:29PM OPT 782

1 2 3 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 10 4 11 2 12

1 2 3 4 5 6

2 3

4 0

0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

2 10 3 11 12

1 13 14 15

Barrier

8

$140,000, 3YO Fillies., 1980m

33633 Wainui Creek (1) R Aubrey 23322 Kendra (2) G & N Hope 64961 Shecandance (3) R Dunn 45241 Bubbled Up (4) Purdon/Rasmussen 27224 Allaboutdreams (5) B Gray 95144 Anamajor (6) R Dunn 14068 Chevron Supreme (7) R Dunn 53164 Dina Brown (8) T Herlihy 05193 Nakuru (9) R Dunn Barrier

34111 Princess Tiffany (21) Purdon/Rasmussen 21212 Best Western (22) J Young 16211 Havtime (23) B Purdon 11211 Belle Of Montana (24) B Purdon 03723 Mossdale Art (25) G & N Hope 73411 Kayla Marie (26) Purdon/Rasmussen

9

R May B Orange

T Williams B Barclay M Anderson G Smith J Dunn N Rasmussen S Abernethy C DeFilippi Z Butcher B Hope (J) M Purdon

CLARK BOYCE LAWYERS HANDICAP TROT

$20,000, 3YO+ R56+ DiscrHcp, 2600m

1 6X12X Oscar Bonavena (1) Purdon/Rasmussen 2 53333 Izmok (2) C & J DeFilippi 3 855P2 Lovey Dovey Moment (3) D Keast

M Purdon C DeFilippi J Keast

WIN ON MOTHER’S DAY @ SPECTATORS.CO.NZ PACE

9 67878 Alta Venetia (u1) I Moody

12 34410 Red Castleton (3) Wallis/Hackett 13 09508 Lovely Bundy (u1) P & V Blanchard

8:40PM OPT 11

11

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

3 1 2

T Trathen N Williamson N Rasmussen J Curtin C D Thornley J Dunn B Williamson R Close

Barrier

4 10 0X112 Gran Chico (21) N McGrath

11 79X00 Copperhead Rose (22) D Jones 12 33217 Linton Shard (23) M Anderson

B Orange J Keast M Anderson

Today at Alexandra Park

May 10

b M5 Alexandra Park Harness

Track Information Type: All weather; Direction: Right-handed; Length: 1006m; Weather: Few Showers DOUBLES TREBLES QUADDIES PLACE 6 6:10PM OPT 399

1

2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 1-2-3, 4-5-6, 7-8-9 2-3-4-5, 6-7-8-9 4-5-6-7-8-9

T Cameron J Stormont D Butcher S Phelan A Poutama J Abernethy SCRATCHED N Chilcott

9 10 1 11 12

2X116 Benson Boys (21) B Purdon 35331 In The Shadows (22) A Donnelly 39632 Ideal Star (23) J & J Dickie 86695 Shillelagh (24) M House

B Mangos T Mitchell J I Dickie P Ferguson

4

3

2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 10 2 11 4 12 3 13

6:39PM 3

OPT

1 4 2 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

2

$25,000, 3YO R70., 2200m

K Marshall J Stormont S Phelan T Cameron P Nairn D Butcher B Butt P Ferguson

Barrier

3

DAILY FREIGHT MOBILE PACE

$14,999, NON-WINNERS 2YO+., 2200m

1 68044 Heaven Lee (1) A Matthews 2 667 Au Revoir (2) D Balle 3 3 Betterbebetter (3) Cooney/Hopkins 4 26352 Sir Tiger (4) R Green 5 2X Infatuation (5) R & S Lawson 6 42 Sole Ambition (6) B Purdon 7 55X Copy That (7) R Green 8 902X7 Vespa (8) T Vince

J Abernethy K Marshall M McKendry A Drake (J) B Mangos S Phelan J Stormont A Poutama

Barrier

9 2234X Double Or Nothing (21) R Green 10 Alta Boy (u1) J & J Dickie

7:39PM OPT 6

4 3

2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

4

Barrier

8:09PM 8

OPT

1 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

5

M McKendry S Phelan A Fitzgerald (J)

DAWN BALLE MEMORIAL HANDICAP TROT

$20,000, R56-R70 DiscrHcp, 2700m

48059 M’Lord Mackendon (1) Wallis/Hackett 63555 Jomo (2) J Robinson 56096 Bro Fawkes S (3) R Darby 121P Delson (u1) G Rogerson Sertorius 70183 Puma Road (1) S Reid 8850X George (2) G Noakes 6375X Charlemagne (3) C Butler

T Cameron J Robinson P Ferguson D Ferguson (J) SCRATCHED S Reid G Noakes K Marshall

PRIMOR PRODUCE TROT

$14,999, NON-WINNERS 3YO+, 2200m

Silver Power (1) Ted & Brett Edwards 29309 Lukyanova (2) K Marshall 2X02 Molly Bones (3) R Paynter 5682 Evermore (4) M House 05759 Pegasus Hanover (5) G Martin 56 Gold Achiever (6) D Mann Royal Cadet 35226 Minnie Bow Tique (7) K Sefonte 80053 Blue Coman (u1) P & V Blanchard 557 Madeakillin (u2) N Chilcott 742 Prince Mackendon (u3) Wallis/Hackett 4P5X Kay Cee (u4) J & J Dickie

9

B Edwards K Marshall D Butcher P Ferguson G Martin B Mangos SCRATCHED M McKendry J Stormont G Gillies T Cameron J I Dickie

NZ ONION CO. PACE $20,000, 3YO+ R40-

Barrier

11:15AM

1

A Drake (J) J Abernethy T Lethaby (J) A Poutama S Phelan A Matthews A Harrison (J) M McKendry J Stormont H Clarke (J) K Marshall

May 11

2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 1-2-3, 5-6-7, 9-10-11 2-3-4-5, 8-9-10-11 6-7-8-9-10-11 FASTTRACK INSURANCE TROT

60956 South Park (1) C Thomas Doug 363 Alpine Retreat (2) C Barron Mr Olympus (3) O Lawrence 9 Emma Frost (4) P Williamson 4 Liberty Stride (5) P Williamson 3X656 Eyre I Go (6) M Jones 43232 Robo Trouble (7) S Balloch 2578 Richard The Third (8) B Gray 409 Jaccka Jeorge (u1) B Gray

11:42AM

1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

2

2

Barrier

S Tomlinson (J) B Orange E Barron (J) J Morrison (J) A Beck R May M Hurrell (J) M Williamson N Williamson SCRATCHED T Williams K Larsen G Lee C Ferguson

WINTON NEW WORLD PACE

$11,000, NON-WINNERS 3YO+, 2400m

1 04300 It’s A Laugh (1) A Milne 2 Wildwest (2) L Pearson 3 54660 Absolut Russian (3) S Baucke 4 750 Major Menace (4) M Brinsdon 5 0 Ideal Glacier (5) A Paisley 1 6 50288 Delight N Gold (6) E Swain 7 0P Holy Havoc (7) H Hunter 8 77X Kenny’s Pride (8) T Stratford 9 Honour Before Glory 10 0X Bettathanideal (9) Barclay/Ellis

B Williamson B Barclay R May N Williamson E Barron (J) E Swain M Williamson T Williams SCRATCHED B Orange

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

4 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

9 1 10 11 2 12 13

1 4

$10,000, 3YO+ R56-R90 SpecHcp, 2400m

5

$8,000, R40-R45., 2400m

DRAINAGE EXCAVATION SERVICES HANDICAP TROT

B Barclay E Barron (J) M Williamson T Williams B Williamson B Orange T Stratford

BUTELINE MOBILE PACE

M Hurrell (J) G Lee N Williamson B Williamson S Tomlinson (J) R May J Morrison (J) A Kyle

83907 Kagee VC (21) D McLachlan 43044 Iwanadancewitsumbody (22) H Hunter 08009 Lady’s Lass (23) T Robertson 32223 Miss Fandango (24) Barclay/Ellis 2P009 Harrydahorse (25) J Douglas

C Ferguson M Williamson T Robertson B Orange T Williams

Barrier

6

$9,000, 3YO+ R40-R55, 2400m

7

$14,999, 3YO+ R60-R80., 1609m

COX FAMILY CELEBRATION TROT

78279 Lynette The Vet (1) G & C Lee 1 Sekkie Monkey (2) N Williamson 00353 Scarlett Lane (3) C Ferguson 59607 Tolkien (4) K Larsen 51433 Imran Khan (5) A Hoffman 07870 Svelt (6) K Franks 621 Cuchulainn (7) B McIntyre 08990 Grace O’Malley (8) C Thomas 40271 Christmas Babe (9) A Black 67X80 Humble Ladd (u1) P Williamson 06004 Spurred By Success (u2) M Anderson P9616 Whatwillbeewillbee (u3) B Norman 241P2 Robbie Royale (u4) B Gray

2:33PM

2 3

4

09505 Dismara (1) C Laurenson 06900 Magnate Mara (2) G & C Lee 08000 Shuzi (3) B Shirley 70670 Matinee Idol (4) H Hunter 80006 Vintage Rose (5) R Gutsell 60088 Honour Scroll (6) K Norman 58683 Franco Huntington (7) D McLachlan 09623 Man I’m Good (8) A Kyle

1:58PM 1 4 2 3 4 3 5 6 7 8 2 9 10 11 12 1 13

1 X2X11 Paddyproudfoot (1) Barclay/Ellis 2 81P83 Raffy Roo (2) D Baynes 3 12276 I’mallaboutthebase (3) S Baucke 4 51337 Born To Boogie (4) B Gray 5 1111 U May Cullect (5) Barclay/Ellis 6 92675 Tiziano (6) H Hunter 7 49663 Tact Maggie (7) T Proctor 8 31185 Robyns Playboy (8) R Wilson

B Orange A Beck E Barron (J) B Barclay K Barclay M Williamson J Morrison (J) C Ferguson

9 80745 Especial (21) T Stratford 10 12174 Santanna’s Rocket (22) S Breen 11 34190 Please Shuddup (23) M G Brown

T Williams B Williamson S Tomlinson (J)

3:07PM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

8

RWC RELIANCE WORLDWIDE MOBILE PACE

$8,000, R46-R50., 2400m

X9579 Elva Jaccka (1) B Gray 07205 Tairlaw Toll (2) B Shirley 30680 Sheeza Sport (3) A Hoffman 58415 Sherry Baby (4) B Munro 13072 Tartan Robyn (5) H Hunter 54807 Jabali (6) R Hope 21773 Star Ruler (7) G & J Knight 10973 Bound To Be Bettor (8) S Walkinshaw Barrier

9 00086 Knockmanaugh (21) A Hoffman 10 13980 Glacier Coaster (22) A Paisley 11 47078 Magnetic Watch (23) R Swain

3:45PM

3 1 2 4

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

9

RHEEM FOR HOT WATER MOBILE PACE

C Ferguson A Beck J Morrison (J) N Williamson B Orange K Barclay P Hunter B Barclay

9 31690 Sounds Bettor (21) G & J Knight 10 13504 Jody Direen (22) T Stratford 11 570P0 Whata Razzle Dazzle (u1) B Norman

M Williamson M Hurrell (J) T Williams

Barrier

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

10

PETER COCKS FOR DAIRY CYLINDERS MOBILE PACE

$9,000, 3YO+ R51-R55., 2400m

82213 Hampton (1) Barclay/Ellis 61435 Ideal Breeze (2) D Baynes 40689 Groomsman (3) H Hunter 33467 Fiery Ferret (4) G & J Knight 1605X Gomeo Denario (5) M G Brown 6X060 Unloaded (6) P Hunter 11780 Von Richthofen (7) R Gutsell 91090 Franco June (8) R Wilson

B Orange A Beck M Williamson J Morrison (J) B Barclay P Hunter C Ferguson R Swain

18 Cheddar Made Beta (21) S Breen 76024 First Son (22) S Matheson 11 8608X Betterthanbrie (23) Barclay/Ellis 12 22055 Ansett Flight (24) P Hunter 13 57001 Maahes (25) R Gutsell

M Hurrell (J) S Tomlinson (J) K Barclay N Williamson T Williams

Barrier

4:47PM

2 1

J Campbell (J) E Barron (J) R Swain

$10,000, 3YO+ R56-R59., 2400m

2 9 4 10

3

B Barclay N Williamson K Butt (J) C Ferguson M Williamson J Morrison (J) T Williams S Walkinshaw

90622 Bridesdale Robyn (1) R Wilson 56349 Bettor Enforce (2) A Beck 42167 Candidasa (3) G & J Knight 54349 Zinny Mach (4) M Kerr 85073 Ardent Lustre (5) A Stack 311 Chuckles (6) Barclay/Ellis 71522 My Georgie Boy (7) P Hunter 24258 Mighty Flying Art (8) M G Brown

4:18PM

1 3

G Lee N Williamson S Tomlinson (J) K Larsen J W Cox K Franks B Orange P Hunter B Williamson P Williamson M Anderson M Williamson B Barclay

PLUMBING WORLD MOBILE PACE

Barrier

3 4

M Hurrell (J) M Anderson A Beck B Morris B McLellan

62831 Full Noise (1) B Gray 61546 Nottingham K Two (2) G Orr 55X49 Zoey’s Gift (3) P Williamson 67177 King Cassidy (u1) B Gray 36615 Majestic Connies (u2) P Williamson 10PP1 Wee Man Trouble (u1) Barclay/Ellis 17312 War Admiral (1) T Stratford

1:22PM

ADVANCE AGRICULTURE FILLIES & MARES MOBILE PACE

9 82 Miss Ivy (21) B McIntyre 10 Millwood Bonnie 3 11 35 Take A Bet (22) G Dunn 12 87X58 Divine Justice (23) K Larsen 13 74977 Sunset Red (24) G & C Lee 14 25833 Hans Ideal (25) R Wilson

3

3

$11,000, NON-WINNERS 2YO+ F&M., 1609m

4

2

P Hunter SCRATCHED E Barron (J) C Graham M Williamson P Williamson M Jones A Beck B Barclay N Williamson

05606 Ideal Asset (1) S Baucke Live On Suzie (2) Barclay/Ellis 095 Sports Page (3) C Barron 60807 Jaffie J (4) D McLachlan Might Be Me (5) D Baynes 2 Stylish Memphis (6) M Jones 60X50 Fraud (7) M Swain 04764 Depend On Washie (8) T Stratford

12:12PM

1

2 1

$11,000, NON-WINNERS 3YO+, 2400m PX # REC Horse (Start pos) Trainer Driver

1 2 2 3 4 5 1 6 7 3 8 4 9 10

4

R49,R50-R52 W/C., 2200m

80063 Vanhalem (1) C Sharpe 36814 Letherhairdown (2) A Matthews 46736 Ideal Rule (3) J & A Lethaby 953P7 Errol Finn (4) J & M Teaz 60004 Bella Roza (5) A Donnelly 84071 Betterbrook (6) A Matthews 09054 Carrera Sky (7) Cooney/Hopkins 53268 The Stunning Nun (8) J Young

Track Information Type: All weather; Direction: Left-handed; Length: 1407m; Weather: Few Showers

0

9 21438 M T Pockets (21) T Vince 1 10 2124 Ball Of Art (22) B Purdon 11 81828 Black Art (23) S Telfer

SCRATCHED A Fitzgerald (J) A Drake (J) T Hanara (J) K Blakemore (J)

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DAYAVEG MOBILE PACE

A Poutama SCRATCHED T Cameron D Butcher B Mangos P Ferguson O Gillies S Reid

8

b M7 Winton Harness

2

$20,000, 3YO+ R50-R56., 2200m

S Iremonger (J) F Schumacher (J) D Ferguson (J) T Lethaby (J) B Butcher (J) N Delany (J) A Harrison (J)

Three Kisses 26232 Court On The Edge (21) S Telfer X8537 Charlotte Royal (22) P & V Blanchard 00936 Comic Book Hero (23) R Darby 20636 Count Landeck (24) R Villiger

DOUBLES TREBLES QUADDIES PLACE 6

12:48PM

W/C. JUN.D, 2700m

9 7849X Clifton Flutter (21) J Stormont 10 8P869 T C Business (22) H Clarke 11 9X805 Quick As Fire (23) D Balle

D Butcher J I Dickie

37906 The Persuader (1) T Vince Destined For Heaven 65X19 Miracle Moose (2) T Herlihy 68233 About Turn (3) M Berger 05775 Prosecution Witness (4) K Barron X8537 Charlotte Royal (5) P & V Blanchard 76095 Janet Guthrie (6) D Balle 32212 Eyespywithmylittleye (7) S Reid

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Ricotta (10) A Swain 6494 Play Ball (11) B Gray 37X The Paua Diver (12) A Beck 8060 Tony The Pony (13) M Brinsdon 15 85640 G T Reactor (14) B Morris 16 54607 Opal (15) D Baynes

BALLE BROS PACE $20,000, 4YO+ R40-R60,R61

Barrier

10:09PM OPT 16

Driver

NORTHERN TROTTING GUINEAS MOBILE TROT

38 Lady Be Good (1) K Marshall 40215 Peakz Luck (2) J Stormont 13041 Fortunato (3) T Herlihy 853X1 Tickle Me Pink (4) T Herlihy 63433 Gil Favor (5) P Nairn 18105 Anditover (6) R Paynter 15124 Lotamuscle (7) P Nairn 07242 Resonate (u1) R Dunn

7:09PM OPT 4

1 2 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 3 9 10 4 11 12

2

7

50083 Atom Hanover (1) D Iremonger 64456 Bit Of A Tiger (2) P Turner 6073X Ferritts Sister (3) N Chilcott 64890 Nurburgring (4) J & J Dickie 32567 Gold Class (5) Cooney/Hopkins 00413 Bella Veloce (6) A Donnelly 12912 Liberal Arden (7) A Donnelly

9:39PM 14

OPT

2 1 $20,000, R40-R55,R56 W/C SpecHcp, 2700m M McKendry SCRATCHED G Martin J Abernethy G Noakes T Macfarlane A Poutama S Phelan T Mitchell B Mangos J Stormont D Butcher P Ferguson

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

8 3 9 10 11 12

JARVIS HANDICAP TROT

35834 Secretofthesea Smile (1) D Jones Rave Nation 57497 Danke (2) G Martin 45800 Littlebitoflove (u1) J Abernethy X9906 Izinthezone (u2) G Noakes 98524 Grenado (u3) J Abernethy 74389 Laura Bush (1) M House 60840 Celtic Thunder (2) A Donnelly 97670 Stow (3) Wallis/Hackett 56303 Thatgirltrouble (4) B Mangos 0007X Agostini (u1) P & V Blanchard 14800 Luck Of The Moment (u2) P & V Blanchard 34965 Majestic Moment (u3) R Dunn

Barrier

9:09PM 13

OPT

4 3

PX # REC Horse (Start pos) Trainer

$20,000, 3YO+ R57-R73., 2200m

14278 L L Cool J (1) T Herlihy 55404 Magilligan Point (2) J Stormont 31576 Governor’s Bay (3) R Green 11613 Betterthankaty (4) S Phelan 49704 Hunter Bromac (5) S Telfer 25111 Jack’s Shadow (6) A Stuart Baquero 64112 Jack Tar (7) N Chilcott

BLUE STAR TAXIS MOBILE PACE

44730 Dadndave (2) T Trathen 57573 Pats Dragon (3) W Robertson 2X145 Four Starzzz Shiraz (4) B Mowbray 32588 Franco Hampton (5) J Gameson 17113 Chitura (6) S McRae 50687 Kotare Cullen (7) R Dunn 34121 Vintage Cheddar (8) A Black X0111 Bringitonhome (9) R Todd

6

11

3 12 4 13 0 14

POWELL TRANSPORT MOBILE PACE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

$20,000, 3YO+ R40-R60, 2600m

K Butt (J) B Williamson R May T Chmiel T Williams K Barron SCRATCHED S Tomlinson (J) J Dunn M Anderson J Morrison (J) M Purdon B Orange G Smith J Curtin

M McKendry J I Dickie S Phelan T Mitchell D Butcher

4 10 742X7 Paramount King (1) J & J Dickie 2 11 12351 Sunny Glenis (2) B Purdon

4 $20,000, 3YO+ R80., 2600m 1 1 2X623 Flying Mister Ideal (1) B Hill R May 2

G Smith T Williams N Rasmussen J Dunn

NEVELE R FILLIES SERIES NO.41 FINAL MOBILE PACE

10

J Smith G O'Reilly M Hurrell (J) J Dunn S McNally J W Cox N Williamson K Butt (J) R Close

54450 Sweet Loress (1) P Anderson 75923 Go Davey (2) D Taylor X1821 Bettathanfast (3) C Dalgety 81552 Nimah Franco (4) T & G Chmiel 00832 Brantley (5) T & G Chmiel 69380 Eastwood Chieftain (6) D Pearce One Direction 02177 Smoke N Reactor (7) M Jones 52042 Spot On (8) R Dunn 78657 Bird Of Paradise (9) B Ward 23681 Gotta Future (10) W Stevenson 1095X The Moonshadow (11) Purdon/Rasmussen 11435 Ohoka Achilles (12) R Todd 317F4 Miss Pinocchio (13) G Smith 10080 Tia Dalma (14) A Shutkowski

9:59PM OPT 780

IRT HARNESS JEWELS WELCOME DINNER 30/05 PACE

41686 Alta Maestro (3) R Dunn 35523 Funatthebeach (4) Purdon/Rasmussen 44411 Ashley Locaz (5) Purdon/Rasmussen 40854 Alta Orlando (6) R Dunn

8:59PM 784

OPT

7

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 4 9 10 11 1 12 2 13 3 14 15

$40,000, 4YO+ R65-R130 SpecHcp, 2600m

K Barron K Cameron B Orange M Anderson M Perriton J Young R Jenkins R May J Dunn M Purdon J Curtin G Smith

09616 Some Time (4) L & J Smith 00112 Girls Let Loose (5) S Sutherland 71127 Mr Fahrenheit (6) L Jones 20153 Whatasista (u1) T Bagrie 00251 One Apollo (1) B White 0X142 Rum In The Sun (2) M Palermo 53718 Splash Cola (u1) R Todd 55512 Didjabringthebeers (1) J Howe 67284 Missandei (u1) R Todd

9:29PM OPT 781

1 $20,000, 3YO+ FFA., 1980m 3 72451 Nandolo (1) J Howe J W Cox 2 12135 Jesse Duke (2) Purdon/Rasmussen M Purdon 4

8:29PM 785

OPT

HARAS DES TROTTEURS SIRE AGED CLASSIC HCP TROT

53808 Majestic Hurricane (1) K Barron 16X65 Medusa (2) K Cameron 90786 Alvira Hest (3) A Faulks 097X1 Ruthless Kayla (4) K Fairbairn 96005 Lisa Marie P (5) M Perriton 16948 Aveross Don (6) A Faulks 07514 Justamollyarcher (7) J & A Lethaby 01000 Topnotch Titan (u1) K Nyhan 42736 Valloria (1) R Dunn 11213 Kings Landing (2) Purdon/Rasmussen 04611 Theodosia (3) C Butt 34575 Destiny Jones (1) D Hunter

7:59PM OPT 783

4 1

6

T Herlihy R Close K Cameron T Williams K Butt (J)

4 5 6 2 7 8 4 9 10 1 11 12

3

WEEKEND RACING GUIDE

11

MICO PLUMBING & BATHROOMS MOBILE PACE

$11,000, NON-WINNERS 3YO+., 2400m

1 22454 Swift Robyn (1) R Wilson 2 0 Charlie’s Q T (2) B Norman 3 57X22 Bettor Rock Again (3) Ray & Tracee Faithful 4 Deus Ex (4) G & J Knight 5 9 Boomchuckalucka (5) R Swain 6 2 Justasec (6) M Kerr 7 30495 Melton Mafia (7) G & C Lee 8 Hokonui Sam (8) A Beck Barrier

9 10 11 0 12 4 13 14 15 0 16

50069 Lock It In Eddie (21) T McGrannachan 0720 A Cracker Knight (22) B Gray Airwaves (23) C Laurenson Duplicate (24) P Devery 43322 The Great Buzz (25) C Barron 3320X Duke Of Dundee (26) K Larsen 36560 Flaming Jim (u1) H Hunter 8060 Tony The Pony (u2) M Brinsdon

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B Orange B Barclay M Hurrell (J) K Barclay E Barron (J) K Larsen M Williamson


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Friday, May 10, 2019

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■■FOCUS ON RACING

Let’s go racing at Ashburton Guardian racing reporter Matt Markham looks ahead to local racing action today and some other key points from the racing week. Racing on our own back doorstep Racing returns to Mid Canterbury today with the Ashburton Racing Club hosting their May meeting this afternoon. It’s only an eight-race programme, but it’s jam-packed with action with big fields and intriguing contests the order of the day. If there’s an issue with racing here in Mid Canterbury, particularly with the thoroughbred code, it’s the number of meetings held on weekdays here at Ashburton. People still enjoy getting out to the races and taking it all in and there’s something about thoroughbred racing and watching horses walk down the chute that it quite powerful – but the problem is that the crowds are never usually big enough to truly appreciate it. I know there are Saturday meetings scattered about the calendar, but in terms of growing the presence of racing and introducing new people to the game, a Friday afternoon meeting isn’t often the best time during the week for that. On a more positive note though, there is some great action today and a few local chances scattered throughout the meeting with some good chances too – one in particular is highlighted below. If you’ve got a bit of time to fill in today, why not pop out to the track and enjoy what the meeting has to offer, if you manage to find yourself a winner then it’s going to be even better.

Ladies in action at Timaru We ran a story earlier this week about the Mother’s Day event at Timaru on Sunday which will see two races dedicated to the lady drivers, but it’s worth mentioning again because it’s great to see the ladies get their moment in the sun. And, more importantly for us locally, we are represented through Sarah O’Reilly and Ineka Lee in the series. Events and drivers’ series like this are wonderful additions to race meetings and can really draw some much-needed extra attention towards a meeting and it will be interesting to see who comes out on top of a strong field of ladies come the end of the two races.

Harness Jewels approaching fast ... It is now less than a month out to the Harness Jewels. And for the first time in the cycle, Ashburton won’t be the host. There’s still some pretty raw emotion around the fact that the hugely popular event was taken away from us, but there’s not much we can do now but sit back and see how things work at Addington. Reports from up the road are interesting and suggest that getting everything over the line hasn’t been the easiest task for the bigwigs at Addington. So much so that it’s known that they were approaching Mid Canterbury-based businesses in search of sponsorship.

The Ashburton Racing Club are in action today. The Jewels will also, for the first time, move from the traditional one mile distance to the more Addington-friendly 1980m mobile events, a change which will create plenty of debate as to it’s merit both in the lead-up the event and post it. Where to next for the once marquee race day for harness racing in this country remains to be seen, but you can guarantee that the decision to shift them to Addington is the death-knell of the Jewels as we know it. It might still prove to be a successful day, but by incorporating the concrete jungle that is Addington to the day you lose that real authentic part of what the Jewels was all about. And that’s quite sad.

Return of the rising star He was supposed to be in the paddock enjoying life and resting up for a spring campaign, but potential harness racing superstar, U May Cullect is back on the track this weekend. His win a fortnight ago at Invercargill, which sent his winning streak to an impressive four in a row, was supposed to be his last for the season, but the excitement machine is doing too well and has been kept in work and is making a surprise appearance at tomorrow’s Winton meeting. The Tank Ellis and Kirstin Barclay-trained runner will line up in the seventh race of the day at the meeting and if we’re being completely honest, will likely grab more attention than what premier racing at Addington tonight will – despite the high class of horse running around there. What it shows is that people still love an unexpected champion in racing. A horse who doesn’t fit the normal mould, or hail from the same old stables. U May Cullect fits that bill perfectly and it will be a pleasure to sit back and watch

him in action again tomorrow afternoon.

Racing this week Obviously our main focus is what’s happening today at Ashburton, with a good eight-race meeting. Local meetings are few and far between these days, so it’s always nice to have one. Then it’s up the road to Addington tonight for premier harness racing action with some cracking races on offer. Sunday sees harness action with local interest shifting to Phar Lap Raceway where again there are plenty of locals in action.

What are we backing? Diorissimo went close last week, but even getting beaten by the narrowest of

margins is still a defeat – a great run all the same and she really looks destined for better things. The less said about Desert Wings on Sunday at Rangiora the better. Thoroughbreds: We’ll stick with the locals today at Ashburton. I thought Final Say was pretty good in a strong field at Riccarton last Saturday and dropping back in class he looks a really strong hope in the fourth race today. I’d expect him to go really close over the 1600m. Harness: Sarah O’Reilly has picked up a nice drive in the Ladies’ Driver Series at Timaru on Sunday in Immortal Change for Mark Jones. From the inside draw I’d expect her to go pretty close to success with a nice trip – potentially at an appealing each way quote.

Excitement machine U May Cullect returns to the track looking to remain unbeaten tomorrow.


This week’s draw

2019

DATE GAME

VENUE

TIME(NZ)

10 May 10 May 11 May 11 May 11 May 12 May 12 May

Auckland Melbourne Pretoria Dunedin Waikato Johannesburg Canberra

19.35pm 21.45pm 5.10am 17.15pm 19.35pm 1.05am 18.05pm

Blues v Hurricanes Rebels v Reds Bulls v Crusaders Highlanders v Jaguares Chiefs v Sharks Lions v Waratahs Brumbies v Sunwolves

2019 rules

BONUS QUESTION

We decided it was time to mix things up. Here’s how points will be awarded this year:

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11

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6

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■■SPORTS AWARDS

Recognising sporting excellence Tonight the winners will be announced for the Mid Canterbury Sports Awards for 2019. We take a final look at the nominees for the two most hotly contested categories, Senior and Junior Sportsperson of the Year.

Senior sportsperson Lucinda Askin – equestrian Lucinda was selected in the New Zealand Equestrian Sports Talent ID Squad for 2018/19 and was sixth at a world cup qualifier at the Hastings Royal Show, jumping at the 1.40-1.60m international level. She was also second in the premier horse grand prix, 1.50-1.60m, at the Canterbury ESNZ Show, and won the national championship 1.20-1.30m title. Lucinda and her mount finished fourth in the sixyear-old horse national championship and seventh in the New Zealand Horse of the Year Show in 2019 for six-year-old horses. Matthew Clough – multisport At the World Multisport Championships in Denmark Matthew took silver in both the cross triathlon and the aquathlon in 2018, and went on to again qualify for the 2019 event in Spain. He represented New Zealand at the 2018 World Xterra Championships in Maui and has also qualified to represent his country again at the 2019 World Xterra Championships, which will again be held in Hawaii. Matthew won the under-20 title and was second overall in the open/elite men section at the Australian Xterra Series in 2018. Michael Lawson – indoor bowls After more than 20 years of trying, Michael finally made the New Zealand indoor bowls team – the Mat Blacks – to play Australia in a biennial test match. His naming in the national side topped off a fine season in which he also took a national title – just the third won by an Ashburton bowler at the nationals in their 64 years of existence. He was also part of the national triples winning side, as well as representing the South Island for the 20th time and winning an inter-island medal for his fours team’s victory over the North Island. Megan Snowden – fullbore target shooting She only took up fullbore rifle shooting three years ago, but Megan has quickly moved up the grades, and this year made the national under-21 and under-25 teams, representing New Zealand at the 2019 Long Range World Championships which were held in Wellington. With the under-21 team she won gold and with the under-25 team she won bronze. Megan turned 19 while the world championships were on. Richard Turpie – cricket Richard was a star of the

Mid Canterbury cricket team which earned a rare Hawke Cup challenge in the 2018/19 season. Against Otago Country he took 8/13, including a hat-trick, to turn the game on its head and put Mid Canterbury in a position to win – which they ended up doing. He ended up with 26 wickets at an average of 11.4 and an economy rate of 2.5 for the 112 overs he bowled for Mid Canterbury in the Hawke Cup. He also represented Canterbury A and Canterbury Under-19 at national tournaments.

Junior sportsperson Sophie Adams – basketball Making the New Zealand under-16 basketball team was the pinnacle of the year for Sophie, and she followed that up by being asked to trial for the national under-17 side. She also made the Waitaha under-17 team, for which she was named MVP, was a member of the Ashburton College senior A girls’ team, and was part of the Mainland Eagles programme and Canterbury Wildcats development programme. Georgia Blundell – basketball A Mid/South Canterbury basketball rep, Georgia’s talent resulted in her being picked to attend a national under-14 camp in 2018. A Mid/South Canterbury representative player, Georgia played at the Mainland tournament, and she also played in nationals qualifying games and the Aoraki secondary schools’ tournament, and juggled her basketball playing with netball, athletics and officiating. Taylah Burrowes – karate The current national title holder for her age, Taylah was pretty tough to beat in kumite karate competitions last year. Taylah competed at the New Zealand Open where she won the 14-15 year old premier kumite, the Oceania Games where she was fourth in the 15 years premier kumite, and the Karate National Championships where she won the national title. She also took out regional titles at the Canterbury/Westland and Otago/ Southland championships. Jaidyn Busch – athletics At the national athletic championships, Jaidyn took bronze in the open women’s shot put and was second in the under-20 shot put. At Canterbury level, she won the senior women’s shot put, and at secondary school level she won the Canterbury, South Island and national senior girls’ shot put titles. Jaidyn broke the Canterbury under-20 shot put record with a throw of 14.38 metres, breaking a record dating back to 1966. Selected in a national secondary schools’ paper team, Jaidyn is in the Athletics New Zealand Pathway to Podium squad. Kyle Cabangun – karate Selected to represent New Zealand at the 19th and 18th Cadet, Junior and Under-21 Oceania Karate Championships, Kyle claimed silver in the 14/15

Lucinda Askin rides Portofino in the World Cup Qualifier Round 1, Hawkes Bay A & P 2018, Hastings Show Grounds, Hastings in October 2018. PHOTO KAMPIC/SARAH LORD age group -57kg kumite. He was also second at the nationals and fourth at the New Zealand Open in the premier kumite for the same age and weight division. Provincially he won gold at the Canterbury Westland Regional championships and the Otago/ Southland championships. Brittany Fowler – equestrian Brittany was selected for the New Zealand inter-schools eventing team to travel to Victoria, Australia, to compete. She was also captain of the Canterbury Pony Club dressage team that won the national teams’ dressage title. Her trophy haul for the year also included one for being the top senior rider at the NZPCA dressage trials. Brittany rides out of the View Hill Pony Club and at the New Zealand Pony Club Eventing Champs she won the jumping section, 105cm jumps for riders 18 years and under. Mollie Gibson – rowing When the New Zealand team boarded a plane bound for the

World Junior Rowing Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic, Mollie was there. She made the team for worlds for the first time and has again earned herself a trial for the New Zealand under-19 team this year. In Racice, Gibson and her women’s quad crew were ninth overall. She also competed at the South Island Secondary Schools’ Championships and the Maadi Cup. Shania Harrison-Lee – target shooting Indoors, or outdoors, Shania is on top of her game. She won the national indoors B grade championship, and outdoors won the NZ Smallbore Rifle Association C grade championship and the Isle of Man Trophy for the top junior aggregate. Indoors, she made the national BSA, women’s juniors and secondary schools’ team to shoot against England, and outdoors captained the national junior team and junior women’s team and was a member of the national women’s, Wakefield (top 10) and Slazenger (top 20) teams.

Mollie Gibson is a nominee for Junior Sportsperson of the Year.

Taonga Mbambo – athletics A cross country runner, Taonga made the New Zealand secondary schools’ and Athletics New Zealand IAAF world cross country teams. At the Australia/ Oceania Cross Country Championships Taonga picked up 12th and third place finishes, and in the Schools Sport Australia Cross Country Relay he took a third. At the Athletics New Zealand Cross Country Championships he was third, and at the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ Championships he was sixth. Tessa McCann – tennis For the second year running, Tessa won the Canterbury Open women’s singles title. She was also runner up at the Otago Indoor Open and back at home she claimed all three Mid Canterbury Tennis Gala Cup titles – the women’s singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles – for the third consecutive year. She was also an important part in the Mid Canterbury Browning Shield team where she was unbeaten in all matches, and won the Canterbury secondary school singles and doubles titles. Bree Middleton – swimming Bree was part of the Canterbury regional team which went to Australia to compete at the Victorian state championships, where she won bronze in the 100m freestyle and also picked up a fourth, a fifth and a seventh placing. Back home, Bree won silver and bronze at the New Zealand Age Group Championships, and golds, silver and bronze at the national short course competition. At that competition she also broke a Canterbury/West Coast record in the 1500m.


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Celtics knocked out AP Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks found another gear after their first loss of the playoffs. Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics just couldn’t keep up. Antetokounmpo had 20 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Bucks routed the Celtics 116-91 yesterday to advance to the Eastern Conference final. After sweeping Detroit in the first round, top-seeded Milwaukee struggled in Game 1 against Boston and lost 112-90 in one of its worst offensive performances of the season. But Antetokounmpo led the way as the Bucks responded with four straight wins by a combined 65 points. “I think our mindset changed,” Antetokounmpo said. “In the first game, we weren’t focused enough. “We weren’t ourselves. The next four games, we came out with a different approach, a different mindset.” The Bucks used a balanced attack to close out the Celtics in Game 5, placing seven players in double figures. Khris Middleton had 19 points and eight rebounds, and Eric Bledsoe finished with 18 points. “We didn’t mess around with the game,” Antetokounmpo said. “We did our job. We defended. We moved the ball.” Next up for the Bucks is the winner of the Philadelphia-Toronto series. The Raptors are up 3-2 heading into Game 6. It’s the first Eastern Conference final for Milwaukee since 2001. Prior to the clinching win, several Bucks took turns speaking to the team. “Giannis’ speech was, ‘A lot of us probably came from nothing and we have the opportunity to write our own story right now.’ “That’s what everybody did,” George Hill said.

The Celtics clamped down on Antetokounmpo for most of the game, but Middleton, Bledsoe, Hill and Nikola Mirotic picked up the scoring to help rob the game of any drama in the final minutes. Hill finished with 16 points, and Mirotic had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Malcolm Brogdon also had 10 points in his return to the lineup after being sidelined by plantar fasciitis. “Everybody was ready to play,” Hill said. “Everybody was ready for the opportunity to put them away as quick as we can.” Irving scored 15 points for Boston, which shot 31.2 per cent from the field. Jayson Tatum and Marcus Morris each had 14. Celtics coach Brad Stevens was impressed with the Bucks. “They are one helluva basketball team,” he said. “They were tremendous. They are better than we are. They earned it.” Irving went 6 for 21 from the field in what might have been his final game with Boston. He is eligible for free agency in the offseason, and his future is one of the major questions facing the Celtics this summer. “I understand we didn’t meet the outside expectations,” Stevens said. “We rode a roller coaster most of the year.” Meanwhile Klay Thompson scored 27 points, including a key layup with 4.1 seconds left, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant’s calf injury to beat the Houston Rockets 104-99 for a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semi-finals. Durant strained his right calf late in the third quarter. The two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP limped to the locker room after landing awkwardly following a baseline jumper. He finished with 22 points, five rebounds and four assists. James Harden scored 31 points for the Rockets, who will try to stave off elimination back home in Houston on Friday night.

The Celtics’ Marcus Smart is fouled by Milwaukee Bucks’ Brook Lopez during their playoff series match yesterday. PHOTO AP

■■SPORTS AWARDS

Recognising sporting excellence From previous page Lanelle Millar-McArthur – smallbore rifle shooting At the national indoor championships, Lanelle was seventh in NZ in the master grade. In the North versus South competition, she was the first woman for both the South and overall and captained the South Island Junior Team. She was a New Zealand junior, women and open representative, taking second place in the junior NZ team and second place in the NZ open team. She was first at a TSNZ Challenge, and a South Island secondary schools’ competition, and was the first place aggregate scorer at a North versus South schools’ camp with a new record, and captained the national team versus Great Britain. Jake Parsons – tennis An impressive run of form saw Jake claim the title of the top primary school boy tennis player in the South Island for 2018. He won the year six and under singles and doubles titles at the South Island primary and intermediate schools finals, and represented both Canterbury

and Mid Canterbury. He won the Canterbury year six and under boys’ singles title, the South Canterbury Autumn Open 12 years and under singles and doubles titles, and the Mid Canterbury year six and under, and 12 years and under titles. Archie Redfern – cricket Archie Redfern played for Mid Canterbury’s Hawke Cup cricket team and represented Canterbury at under-17 and 19 level, as well as the CBHS 1st XI and the Willows Invitational team for their tour of Sri Lanka. In his Hawke Cup debut he top-scored in their second innings with 64, which helped his side to a total which put them in a position from where they went on to win outright. He also top scored in his side’s Hawke Cup challenge and was Mid Canterbury Cricket’s junior player of the year. Brea Roderick – triathlon Brea was a member of the New Zealand under-19 elite triathlon team, and the New Zealand Youth Olympic Games Team. At the ITU World Championships in the junior elite, under-19 level Brea was 39th, and at the Youth

Olympic Games she was ninth in the individual race before taking part in the mixed team relay and winning silver. Brea also competed in the Australian Triathlon Series in the junior/under-19 section and took a first, a third and a fourth, while at the ITU Oceania Junior/Under-19 Championships she was fourth. Isabella Roulston – cycling Representing Canterbury at the Elite and Under-19 track nationals was a highlight of Isabella’s past 12 months. A serious knee injury which kept her off the bike for six months in the lead up to the event limited her preparation, but she still managed to pick up a fifth placing in the kierin. Isabella’s year also featured two firsts, two seconds and a third at a South Island level on the track, and a second and two fourths at the Canterbury track champs. Riley Sa – basketball Riley was selected to attend camps and trial for national under-15, 16 and 17 basketball teams, and he played representative basketball for the Mid/South Canterbury under-15 and 17

Jake Parsons teams. He was also a loan player to Waitaha Canterbury Basketball for the under-15 nationals, where the team came second. A year nine student at Ashburton College, Riley also made the school’s

senior A basketball team. Harriet Stock – equestrian The past 12 months have been big for Harriet, as she made the step up to pony grand prix this season – the top height in the world for ponies with riders 17 and under. Her best result was a win at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping – a prestigious event with the top North Island combinations also in action. She also won round one of the national pony championship pony grand prix and won the Jump for Cancer event at Hagley Park. Lily Williams – basketball There was huge excitement for Lily when she was selected to attend a national under-14 basketball talent camp in Rotorua. An under-15 rep player for Mid/ South Canterbury, Lily played at the South Island primary tournament and in under-15 national qualifying games. An intermediate grade player in the Mid Canterbury competition, Lily played in a number of regional rep tournaments and was a member of the Ashburton College junior girls’ A team.


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In brief

Mo’unga, Crotty return The BNZ Crusaders are in Johannesburg preparing to take on the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld this weekend, following their 21-all draw against the Sharks last Friday night. Head Coach Scott Robertson has named an unchanged forward pack from the side that took the field in Christchurch, and Matt Todd will again captain the team in the absence of Samuel Whitelock. In the backs, Richie Mo’unga and Ryan Crotty return at first five-eighth and second fiveeighth respectively, which sees Mitch Hunt and Braydon Ennor move to the reserves and Jack Goodhue switch back to centre. The final change is at fullback, where David Havili starts in place of Will Jordan, who didn’t travel to South Africa due to a foot injury sustained in the Sharks match. Kick-off is at 5.10am (NZST), Saturday morning. Meanwhile Blues prop Alex Hodgman and flanker Tom Robinson have been ruled out of the team to play the Hurricanes at Eden Park due to concussion. Wing Caleb Clarke is out with illness, with Tanielu Tele’a straight back into the starting line-up for the match after his four-week suspension for a mid-air collision in the win over the Stormers. Tele’a, only 20 and in his first year at this level, has been one of the Blues’ best before his suspension. There are also several selection changes as coach Leon

MacDonald looks to shake things up following his team’s 26-21 defeat in Canberra, including Harry Plummer replacing Otere Black at first-five. Wing Rieko Ioane is back after an All Black-enforced break last week. “We are clearly disappointed with our overall performances in the last three games away. There have been lots of good aspects in each of those games but there have been one or two aspects in each of them that have let us down,” MacDonald said. “We are looking to put a complete performance together, one that we can be proud of and one that our fans deserve. “We continue to work hard and there are lots of good signs but one or two things let us down in these last two games in particular. “This is an excellent opportunity for the team to right the ship.” Hooker James Parsons returns to the starting line-up, along with All Blacks prop Karl Tu’inukuafe as the Blues seek a vastly improved scrummaging effort. Co-captain Patrick Tuipulotu also starts with Josh Goodhue, who impressed last week, while there’s a mobile look to the back row with Dalton Papalii starting with co-captain Blake Gibson and the resilient Akira Ioane. MacDonald said midfielder Sonny Bill Williams remained on track to possibly return from knee surgery against the Crusaders in three weeks.

World sevens popular After a successful tournament in San Francisco last year, World Rugby has welcomed interest from nations wanting to host the 2022 World Cup Sevens. A list of 11 countries was revealed by World Rugby this week, and included a number of surprises. While known rugby playing nations Argentina, France, Scotland, Japan and South Africa expressed interest in hosting the tournament, so did Germany, Tunisia, India, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Malaysia and Qatar.- NZME

Parsons notches a ton Popular Blues hooker James Parsons will become the latest New Zealand player to make 100 Super Rugby appearances when he runs out against the Hurricanes tonight. Parsons will bring up his milestone in front of his home fans at Eden Park in Auckland where he has forged a reputation as one of the club’s most consistent performers since making his Blues debut in 2012. “If you are happy, you’ll play your best footy and I really love this environment. It’s great to come to work every day and then get out on the field and put your body on the line.” - NZME

Chiefs on home turf

Crusaders’ skipper Matt Todd.

The Gallagher Chiefs will return to Hamilton’s FMG Stadium when they take on the Sharks tomorrow at 7.35pm. Head Coach Colin Cooper has had to reshuffle his forward pack following injuries to Michael Allardice (ankle) and Lachlan Boshier (ribs) against the Highlanders last week. Tyler Ardron will shift into lock combining with Mitchell Brown. Jesse Parete moves from the bench to start at six, with Luke Jacobson moving to number eight. Mitch Karpik returns from a knee injury to start on the openside. Halfback Brad Weber will captain the side. - NZME

Naholo reveals rugby’s worst-kept secret NZME One of the worst kept secrets has been confirmed – All Blacks and Highlanders wing Waisake Naholo will join London Irish from next season. The 28-year-old has played 26 tests for the All Blacks and scored 16 tries after making his debut in 2015 against Argentina in Christchurch. He is also the top try-scorer for the Highlanders with 41. London Irish are set to be promoted from the Championship to the English Premiership next season, and have therefore gone on a spending spree to bolster their ranks. Recent signings include British and Irish Lions flanker Sean O’Brien, Wallabies Nick Phipps and Curtis Rona, former Irish first five-eighth Paddy Jackson, and now Naholo. Naholo has struggled with injuries this season but, at his peak, is not only a brilliant finisher but he also creates for others with his offloading game and is strong over the ball at the breakdown. With Damian McKenzie ruled out of the World Cup through injury, Naholo will be hoping to return to form and retain his place after a dis-

appointing finish to last season saw him slide down the All Blacks pecking order. Naholo is back in contention to return for the Highlanders against the Jaguares in Dunedin tomorrow night. While pleased to pen a deal with London Irish, Naholo wants to finish this season strong with the Highlanders and All Blacks. At the end of this year he will join All Blacks Nehe Milner-Skudder, Matt Proctor, Ryan Crotty, Kieran Read, Owen Franks, Jeff Toomaga-Allen, Liam Squire and Jackson Hemopo as those already confirmed to depart New Zealand. “I feel like I owe it to the Highlanders after all that has happened to me since I came down here in 2015 – it really changed my life,” he said. “I’m very appreciative of everything the club has done for me. “I also have other goals I’d like to achieve with the All Blacks in 2019, and I know our Highlanders fans will be right behind me all the way.” Naholo is currently nursing a grade two MCL injury which he suffered in early April. At the time, he was said to be side-

lined for up to six weeks, but he is close to a return. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen wanted to wish Naholo well with the rest of his career but is looking forward to seeing him in action this year. “Waisake is a special member of the All Blacks group. He’s an exciting player who brings an infectious sense of energy and humour to the team environment,” he said. Highlanders chief executive Roger Clark said he had an immediate impact on the club and its fans following his shift to the south in 2015. “He is an excitement machine and there is nothing better than hearing his name chanted around the stadium as he runs in yet another try,” he said. “His deeds will long be remembered by the Highlander faithful.” Meanwhile, head coach Aaron Mauger said he responded well to the team environment and seemed to get the best out of himself when playing at home. “Waisake is a unique player who can make special things happen on a rugby field; he is always a threat to the opposition with that blistering pace and strength,” he said.

Waisake Naholo will be sorely missed by the All Blacks.


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Spurs stun Ajax Facing a three-goal deficit at halftime in their Champions League semi-final, Tottenham’s players only had to think back 24 hours or so to find a source of inspiration. “We saw Liverpool last night – it goes to show it’s not over until it is over,” Tottenham fullback Danny Rose said. In this year’s Champions League, that certainly seems to be the case. Just a day after Liverpool’s stunning win over Barcelona, Tottenham pulled off another epic comeback yesterday. Lucas Moura completed a hattrick in the sixth minute of injury time as Tottenham rallied to beat Ajax 3-2 and reach its first Champions League final, ending a remarkable run by the young Dutch team that had knocked off some of Europe’s biggest clubs along the way. It was a rally that was eerily similar to the one the previous night at Anfield, where Liverpool erased a 3-0 deficit from the first leg by beating Barcelona 4-0 at home. In Amsterdam, Moura nearly single-handedly helped Tottenham pull off a similar feat. Ajax seemed to have the two-legged semi-final wrapped up by halftime after teenage captain Matthijs de Ligt and Hakim Ziyech netted to put it 2-0 up at the break – and 3-0 on aggregate. But Moura scored twice in a four-minute span to put the visitors one goal from going through 3-3 on aggregate thanks to the away goals rule. After Jan Vertonghen’s header hit the crossbar in the 87th minute, that goal finally arrived when Moura struck again deep into injury time. Dele Alli laid the ball off for the Brazilian as he streaked into the area and his low shot crept inside the right post to complete another improbable victory. “It’s impossible to explain what I’m feeling in this moment,” Moura said. “We always believed it was possible, and we gave everything on the pitch. I think we deserved this moment.” Moura’s winner led to a pile-up of Spurs players near the corner flag celebrating one of the biggest wins in club history, as the disbelieving Ajax players lay on the ground. It means Tottenham will face Liverpool in Madrid on June 1 in the first all-English final since Manchester United beat Chelsea in 2008. That’s a scenario few had imagined last week when Barcelona and Ajax both won the first legs. For Ajax, it ended a run that saw a team built around young homegrown talents knock out Real Madrid and Juventus before putting themselves on the brink of the club’s first Champions League final since 1996. The hosts dominated the first half and De Ligt, the 19-year-old captain, headed home a corner in the fifth minute after goalkeeper Hugo Lloris had been forced into making a good one-handed save from Dusan Tadic. Ziyech doubled the lead in the 35th.

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That really should have been it, especially given the fact that Ajax had never lost a Champions League game after scoring the first goal. But even without injured star striker Harry Kane, Tottenham found a way back. Spurs launched one desperate counter just as the five minutes of added time were nearly up. A long ball up the pitch fell to Alli, who created a chance for Moura to complete another dramatic semi-final comeback. “We were so close, we had so deserved it, but that last second,” Ajax coach Erik ten Hag lamented. “When that ball hits the post from Hakim Ziyech, it’s over and out for Spurs. “But I can’t blame anyone. “We have had an incredible Champions League season and have grown a lot as a team. “It is difficult to process.” Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, still aiming for his first title with the club, was in tears as he celebrated on the field and broke down again in a TV interview. “It’s still difficult to talk. “Thank you football, thank you these guys, my players. “This type of emotion, without football I think is impossible to,” experience, Pochettino said. “They are all heroes but (Moura) is a superhero.”

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Club, Maronan Road, Tinwald. 10am - 4pm ASHBURTON FORKS GARDEN RAILWAY. Open day with model trains running. 132 Melcombe Street, Tinwald. 10am - 12pm ASHBURTON DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY GROUP. Open for research, visitors welcome. Heritage Centre, West Street. Closed most public holidays. 10am - 2.30pm GEORGE COPPARD WATER COLOUR EXHIBITION. A display of George’s works on display daily until May 12, at the Methven Heritage Centre, Main Street, Methven. 10am - 3pm ASHBURTON AVIATION MUSEUM.

A great selection of many aircraft from the past to the future. Ashburton Airport, Seafield Road. 1.30pm MID CANTERBURY SOCIAL WHEELERS. Registrations at 1pm, start time 1.30pm sharp. Fords Road, Tinwald. 1.30pm RUN AND WALK ASHBURTON. Afternoon meet - runners and walkers. Hosted from 4 South Terrace, Geraldine. Leave from Ashburton Post Office, East Street, at 12.45pm sharp. 7.30pm ASHBURTON MUSICAL CLUB. Monthly concert - Mothers’ Influence, visitors welcome. $5. Sinclair Centre, Park Street.


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Every Wednesday

Mt Hutt Memorial Hall 160 Main Street, Methven. NZ Alpine and Agriculture Encounter, Art Gallery and Hall of Memories. 10am

Tinwald Hall, Graham Street. Learn to line dance (7pm), beginners/intermediate (8pm-9pm). Instructor Annette phone 307 7138 a/h. 7pm - 9pm

Ashburton open coffee mornings Plunket rooms, 222 Cameron Street If you are new to town or been living here all of your life, come and have a coffee and chat. All welcome! Child-friendly location. Please contact Adi 027 220 8791 or Sue-ann 021 679 348 to register. 10.30am - 12 noon Art Addicts

Every Saturday

The Ashburton Toy Library 106 Victoria Street, in the Triangle. Open for toy exchange. 9.30am - 12.30pm Ashburton Aviation Museum Ashburton Airport, Seafield Road. A great selection of many aircraft from the past to the future.

Every second Friday of the month In Colour, art and craft club In Colour is the Ashburton Art Gallery’s monthly programme for unleashing your creativity.

Art Addicts (AA) is the Ashburton Art Gallery’s weekly art space for kids. Wrap up your Wednesday school day and head to the gallery to get creative and explore themes in art.

10am - 3pm

A great space for children to learn and interact with each other. Children of all ages welcome. Adult supervision is required for young children.

Every Sunday to Friday Ashburton Aviation Museum Ashburton Airport, Seafield Rd. A great selection of many aircraft from the past to the future. 1pm - 3pm

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Donations appreciated. 3 - 4.30pm Mid Canterbury Line Dancers

Bring along your art and craft projects to share with others over morning tea once a month. These are social sessions which encourage you to connect with others through creativity. Be inspired to learn a new creative pastime. Sessions are free and all are welcome to attend. The gallery will supply basic colouring-in sheets and materials, along with tea and coffee. Those attending are encouraged to bring along their own materials and projects. 10.30am - 12 noon

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May 12

Winchmore Rural Women NZ Annual Quiz Winchmore Hall Maximum of six people per team. Please bring own refreshments. Great prizes and supper. Register your team by May 3: Stephanie Butchard p 302 4848, jabutchard@xtra.co.nz Anne Watson p 308 8197, cIanwatson52@gmail.com Entry fee - $30/team 7.30 pm start

Mother’s Day Fun Run

May 11-12

Hororata Night Glow

Garden railway 132 Melcombe Street, Tinwald Model trains running outside through a garden, static displays and small-scale model railway running. Adults $3, kids $2 Contact Kerry: 027 238 9936 www.ashrail.com 10am - 4pm both days 64th New Zealand Ploughing Championships Wilkinsons Road, Chertsey Working displays with some of NZ’s largest tractors and ploughs. Conventional and reversible ploughing, vintage and horse ploughing, trade displays and vintage tractors. Adults $10, children free.

Lake Hood, Ashburton The nationwide Jennian Homes Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk returns, offering families the chance to have fun on Mother’s Day, get active together and support the Heart Foundation along the way. Entries include a free t-shirt for each attendee. Tickets: Adult $20, children $15. 9am - 12 noon

May 18 61 Hororata Road, Hororata Balloonists from all over New Zealand are travelling to this event providing a unique opportunity to experience hot air balloons lighting up the night sky, glowing in unison to music. Surrounding the Night Glow will be an autumn festival including live music, children’s entertainment and an amazing array of street food, this unique autumn festival will entertain the whole family. $20 per person, 16 years and under free with a parent or guardian. 3pm - 8.30pm

May 19 Wheels Week Parade East Street, Ashburton Hundreds of wheels from small

to large will be paraded along East Street, included bicycles, finishing at Moore Street. 10.30am Classic boats Lake Hood, Ashburton Classic boats will be on display both on and off the water, CWF Hamilton will also be there with their current models on show. 12.30pm - 3.30pm

May 23 The Topp Twins Mt Hutt Memorial Hall, Methven Heading for the Hills Tour, New Zealand’s well-loved national treasures, Dames Lynda and Jools will bring their original style of merriment, mayhem and mirth to Methven. Don’t miss a great night of hilarious entertainment guaranteed. Tickets are limited so book early at TicketDirect. 7pm

May 24 - June 1 Sister Act Event Centre, Ashburton Variety Theatre Ashburton presents this musical comedy smash hit based on the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg film. Gloriously funny and a sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship – Sister Act is a reason to rejoice! Adult $59, Senior/Student $49

BAND

11-12 May 2019

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Wilkinson’s Farm, Wilkinson’s Road, Chertsey

On Tour 2019 Adults $10 Children FREE

Tickets available from Methven i-Site

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Sister Act

– Cancer Society In 2017 Julie Zarifeh’s life changed dramatically, first she lost her husband to cancer, then two weeks later her son drowned in a rafting accident. Jake Bailey is the ex-Christchurch Boy High School. His end of year speech went viral in 2015 touching millions.

Variety Theatre Ashburton brings you this amazing musical smash hit based on the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg film. Gloriously funny and a sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship. Tickets: Adult $59* Senior/Student $49*

From Fri, May 24 to Sat, June 1

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Simon’s concert will take the line of concerts in Carnegie Hall – famous arias, songs of Scotland and Ireland and the great Broadway area. With Ian Paterson and Terence Dennis on Piano. Adult $75* Senior/Student $65* Child $45* – Family $195*

Friday 24 May Mt Hutt Memorial Hall, Methven

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CHOREOGRAPHER JESSIE THOMSON

Music by ALAN MENKEN

Book by Lyrics by CHERI STEINKELLNER GLENN SLATER & BILL STEINKELLNER

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TOMORROW FZL: Above 3000m, lowering to 2500m

Fine, evening high cloud. Northeasterlies from afternoon.

A period of rain then showers from evening as strong northerlies turn strong or gale southwest.

Showers clearing. Strong southwesterlies easing.

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The Graham Norton Show 8pm on Three

SKY 5 6am Jeopardy! PG 6:25 Wheel Of Fortune PG 6:50 The Simpsons PG 7:15 Nightwatch M 8:05 The Force MC 8:30 MacGyver M 9:15 Parking Wars PGL 9:40 Charmed M 10:25 CSI – Miami MV 11:10 Nightwatch M Noon Jeopardy! PG 12:25 Wheel Of Fortune PG 12:50 NCIS MV 1:40 NCIS – Los Angeles MV 2:30 Charmed M 3:15 Nightwatch M 4pm The Simpsons PG 4:30 Jeopardy! PG 5pm Wheel Of Fortune PG 5:30 Parking Wars PGL 6pm MacGyver M 7pm The Force MC 7:30 Charmed M 8:30 Marvel’s Runaways M 9:30 Grimm MV 10:30 CSI – Miami MV 11:20 MacGyver M Saturday 12:05 Nightwatch M 12:55 Wheel Of Fortune PG 1:20 Pawn Stars – UK PG 1:45 The Force MC 2:10 Grimm MV 2:55 Marvel’s Runaways M 3:40 CSI – Miami MV 4:25 Parking Wars PGL 4:50 Charmed M 5:35 The Simpsons PG

6am Nella The Princess Knight 3 0 6:25 Krypto The Superdog 0 6:50 The Powerpuff Girls 0 7:15 The Loud House 7:40 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 8:05 League Of Super Evil 3 0 8:30 The Thundermans 3 0 8:55 Tiki Tour 3 0 9:20 Million Dollar Minute 3 9:50 The Crowd Goes Wild PGR 3 10:20 The Doctors PGR 11:15 Hot Bench 11:40 Antiques Road Trip 3 12:40 Instinct PGR 3 0 1:35 Married With Children PGR 2:05 The Late Show With Stephen Colbert PGR 3 3pm Wheel Of Fortune 0 3:30 Jeopardy 4pm The Chase Australia 0 5pm Everybody Loves Raymond 0 5:30 Prime News 6pm Million Dollar Minute 6:30 Storage Wars 3 7pm The Crowd Goes Wild 0 7:30 Bondi Rescue PGR 0 8pm Border Security PGR 0 8:30 NCIS – New Orleans PGR 0 9:30 Raw PGR 10:30 SmackDown PGR

11:30 The Late Show With Stephen Colbert PGR The best of Stephen Colbert’s satire and comedy, discussing politics, entertainment, business, and more. 12:30 The Crowd Goes Wild PGR 3 The team presents the best of the day’s sports news. 1am Closedown

MOVIES PREMIERE

MOVIES GREATS

6:40 Professor Marston And The Wonder Women 16VLSC 2017 Drama. Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall. 8:25 The Domestics 16VLC 2018 Thriller. Sonoya Mizuno, Tyler Hoechlin. 10am 30 Nights Of Sex MLS 2017 Comedy. Alyssa Brayboy, Nick Bush. 11:30 12 Strong 16VL 2018 Action. Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon. 1:35 Professor Marston And The Wonder Women 16VLSC 2017 Drama. Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall. 3:20 Evil Nanny MC 2016 Thriller. Lindsay Elston, Nichole Sterling. 4:50 Dunkirk MVL 2017 War. Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance. 6:35 Mom And Dad 16VLSC 2017 Horror. Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair. 8pm Overboard MLS 2018 Comedy. After a selfish rich man falls overboard his luxurious yacht, and wakes with amnesia, his mistreated employee seeks revenge. Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris. 9:55 Loving Pablo 16VLSC 2018 Action. Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz.

6:15 The World’s Fastest Indian PGL 2006 Drama. Anthony Hopkins. 8:20 Fast And Furious 6 MV 2013 Action. Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson. 10:30 Larry Crowne ML 2011 Comedy. Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts. 12:10 Minority Report MVLS 2002 Sci-fi Thriller. Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton. 2:35 Here Comes The Boom MVL 2012 Action Comedy. Kevin James, Salma Hayek. 4:20 Premonition ML 2007 Drama. Sandra Bullock, Julian McMahon. 5:55 Real Steel MV 2011 Action. Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo. 8pm Charlie’s Angels MV 2000 Action. Three elite investigators use their skills to find a kidnapped computer ace. Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu. 9:40 Charlie’s Angels – Full Throttle MV 2003 Action Adventure. Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu. 11:25 Savages 18VLSC 2012 Crime. Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, John Travolta.

Midnight Proud Mary 16VL 2018 Action. Taraji P. Henson, Jahi Di’Allo Winston. 1:30 Evil Nanny MC 2016 Thriller. Lindsay Elston, Nichole Sterling. 3am Dunkirk MVL 2017 War. 4:45 Overboard MLS 2018 Comedy.

1:35 Here Comes The Boom MVL 2012 Action Comedy. Kevin James, Salma Hayek. 3:20 Premonition ML 2007 Drama. Sandra Bullock, Julian McMahon. 4:55 Nothing But Trailers MVLSC 5:15 Real Steel MV 2011 Action. Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo.

Saturday

Saturday

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6:30 Waiata Mai 3 6:40 Team Umizoomi 3 7:10 Kainga Whakapaipai 3 7:20 Potae Pai 3 7:30 Pipi Ma 3 7:40 Darwin + Newts 7:50 Kids’ Kai Kart 3 8am Pukana 3 2 8:50 Kete Korero 3 9am Te Ao – Maori News 3 9:30 Best Of Kai Time On The Road 10am Native Kitchen 3 10:30 Celebrity Playlist 3 11am Matangi Rau 3 Noon Te Hikoi Mahanga PGR 3 12:30 The Ring Inz AO 3 1pm Head Start 3 1:30 Nanakia PGR 3 2pm Opaki 3 2:30 Nga Pari Karangaranga O Te Motu 3 3pm Waiata Mai 3 3:10 Team Umizoomi 3 3:40 Kainga Whakapaipai 3 3:50 Potae Pai 3 4pm Pipi Ma 3 4:10 Darwin + Newts 3 4:20 Kids’ Kai Kart 3 4:30 Tribe 5pm Swagger 5:30 Te Matatini Ki Te Ao 6pm Waka Huia 3 6:30 Te Ao – Maori News

6am Jimmy’s Australian Food Adventure 6:30 Wild Israel 7:30 Jelly Jamm 8am David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities 8:30 Flippin’ RVs 9:30 Junk Gypsies 11am Junk Gypsies 11:30 Vintage Hunter 12:30 Treasures Decoded 1:30 The Day The Rock Star Died PGR 2:30 Mine Hunters PGR 3:30 Natural World – Living With Baboons 4:30 James Martin’s Great British Adventure James’s culinary tour of Britain continues in Scotland with a trip to Blair Castle in the Highlands, where he is joined by Scottish Michelinstarred chef, Tom Kitchin. 5:30 Mysteries At The Museum 6:30 American Pickers

7pm Whanau Living 3 7:30 Family Rules 8pm What’s Up With The Tumoanas? PGR 3 8:30 M Bride And Predjudice PGR 2004 Musical Drama. 10:30 Te Ao – Maori News 3

7:30 George Clarke’s Old House New Home In Portsmouth, George helps a young couple make sense of their Victorian terrace house; in the Cotswolds, he visits a woman converting two listed cottages into a family home. 8:30 Phil Spencer’s 100 Homes 9:30 Restoration Home 10:30 American Pickers

11pm The Vietnam War AO 3 Story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history told on film. Midnight Closedown

11:30 Mysteries At The Museum 12:30 Jimmy’s Australian Food Adventure 1am Cash Cowboys 2am Grand Slam Fishing 3am Real Deal 3:30 Before And After 4am Slow Train Through Africa 5am The French Collection

SKY SPORT 1 6am The Crowd Goes Wild 6:30 Kick-Off 7am Inside The PGA Tour 7:30 L Golf – PGA Tour AT&T Byron Nelson – Round One. 10:30 Golf – European Tour (HLS) 11am Golf – LPGA Tour (HLS) Mediheal Championship – Round Four. 11:30 Golf – PGA Champions Tour Event (HLS) 12:30 Golf – Asian Tour (HLS) Maekyung Open. 1:30 Sky Sports News 2pm Cricket – Royal London Cup (HLS) Sussex v Glamorgan. 2:30 Cricket – IPL (HLS) Qualifier One – Indians v Super Kings. 3pm Cricket – IPL (HLS) Eliminator – Capitals v Sunrisers. 3:30 ICC Cricket 360 4pm Golf – PGA Tour (HLS) AT&T Byron Nelson – Round One. 4:30 Golf Central 5:30 Super Rugby (HLS) Highlanders v Chiefs. 6pm First XV Rugby Revision 6:30 Kick-Off 7pm L Super Rugby Blues v Hurricanes. From Eden Park, Auckland. 9:40 L Super Rugby Rebels v Reds. From Melbourne. 11:45 Fox Sports News Saturday 12:15 The Crowd Goes Wild 12:45 SkySpeed 1:10 Super Rugby (RPL) Blues v Hurricanes. 3:10 Super Rugby (RPL) Rebels v Reds. 5:10 L Super Rugby Bulls v Crusaders. From Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

0 Closed captions; 3 Repeat; 2 Maori Language; HLS Highlights; RPL Replay; DLY Delayed. CLASSIFICATIONS: 16/18 Approved for persons 16/18 years or over; AO Adults only; C Content may offend; L Language may offend; M Suitable for mature audiences; PG/PGR Parental guidance recommended for young viewers; S Sexual content may offend; V Contains violence. Local Radio: NewsTalk ZB 873AM/98.1FM FM Classic Hits ZEFM 92.5; Port FM Local 94.9, 98.9 and 106.1

SKY SPORT 2 6am L Darts – Premier League From the FlyDSA Arena in Sheffield, England. 9am Fox Sports News 9:30 The Kiwi League Show 10am Rugby League – NRL (HLS) Titans v Sharks. 10:30 Fox Sports News 11am The Crowd Goes Wild 11:30 Netball – ANZ Premiership (HLS) Mystics v Tactix. Noon Netball Zone 12:30 The Kiwi League Show 1pm Rugby League – NRL (RPL) Titans v Sharks. 3pm Late Show With Matty Johns 4pm League Life 4:30 The Greatest 5pm Rugby League – NRL (HLS) Warriors v Knights. 5:30 Rugby League – NRL (HLS) Titans v Sharks. 6pm Late Show With Matty Johns 7pm The Kiwi League Show 7:30 L Rugby League – NRL Tigers v Eels. From Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. 9:55 L Rugby League – NRL Sea Eagles v Broncos. From Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. 11:50 The Professor’s Late Hit Saturday 12:30 Rugby League – NRL (HLS) Titans v Sharks. 1am Late Show With Matty Johns 2am Fox Sports News 2:30 Inside Serie A 3am Football – A-League (RPL) Semi-final. 5am Super Rugby (HLS) Blues v Hurricanes. 5:30 Rugby League – NRL (HLS) 10May19

DISCOVERY 6:35 How It’s Made PG 7:05 How It’s Made PG 7:30 Weather Gone Viral PG 8:20 Fast ‘n’ Loud PG 9:10 Aussie Gold Hunters PG 10am Master Of Arms PG American Long Rifle. 10:50 Railroad Australia PG 11:40 A Crime To Remember M Baby Come Home. 12:30 Blood Relatives M Rocking the Cradle. 1:20 Murder Chose Me M Snake Eyes. 2:10 How It’s Made PG 2:35 How It’s Made PG 3pm How Do They Do It? PG 3:25 How Do They Do It? PG 3:50 Gold Rush PG 4:45 Gold Rush – Parker’s Trail PG Dangerous Depths. 5:40 Railroad Australia PG 6:35 American Chopper M Strikes and Reverse Trikes. 7:30 Aussie Gold Hunters PG 8:30 Outback Opal Hunters PG 9:25 Outback Pilots PG 10:15 BattleBots PG There Will Be Bot Blood – The Qualifying Round Concludes. 11:05 Naked And Afraid M 11:55 Weather Gone Viral PG

Saturday

12:45 Murder Chose Me M 1:35 How Do They Do It? PG 2am How Do They Do It? PG 2:25 Treehouse Masters PG 3:15 Bering Sea Gold PG 4:05 The Pool Master PG 4:55 How It’s Made PG 5:20 How Do They Do It? PG 5:45 Gold Rush PG

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Michael Gallagher will be among the local drivers lining up for a shot at the 30th running of the Ashburton Car Club’s Street Sprints this weekend. PHOTO ASHBURTON GUARDIAN

Milestone for street sprints By Erin Tasker

erin.t@theguardian.co.nz

Christchurch’s Josh Mitchell drove away with the title last year, but just who will take out this weekend’s 30th running of the Ashburton Car Club Street Sprints is anyone’s guess. Mitchell is set to return to defend his title but, as always, there’s likely to be some stiff opposition from a number of other drivers, including a couple of last year’s top contenders – Daniel Liemburg in his Nissan 370Z and Jeremy Beaton in his Mitsubishi Evo RS. Tim Cook, the driver who took out the title in 2017 is also back

for another crack, but the sentimental favourite would have to be local identity Donn McLaren, who has lined up at the start line ever since the event started. Ashburton Car Club spokesman Ben Lambert said there could be a few dark horses in the entry list too and it really was anyone’s for the taking. For Mitchell it was a case of third time lucky in 2018 as he beat out Beaton, from Kaiapoi, in the top-two shoot-out at the Riverside Industrial Park to claim the 2018 title. Mitchell originally hailed from Timaru and it is the third time

he’d entered the street sprints, taking it out in a Subaru he built with the intention of one day taking out the Ashburton event that he regularly attended as a youngster. He had hoped to break the course record last year, but fell just short, so that will be an aim of his, as well as a few other drivers this weekend. The course record was last broken in 2017 when Cook, who was originally from Ashburton but now lives in Christchurch, set the new mark at 2.22.9 minutes. Mitchell’s top time last year was 2.23.5 minutes and that came in

the top-two shoot-out. Cook didn’t have a great 2018 event. He finished day one with a fastest time of 2.26.9 minutes before being forced to pull out before the weekend hit top 32 stage due to mechanical issues. That made another past winner, Glenn Frew from Mosgiel, the man to beat, but he too had to pull out due to mechanical problems after the top 16 runs. Frew is also returning for another shot at the title this weekend. Another feature of the weekend’s racing is set to be the num-

ber of female drivers entered, which is thought to be the highest in recent time. Racing will get under way at the Riverside Industrial Park track tomorrow morning and a separate twilight autocross will be held tomorrow night within the street sprints track, with the toptwo shoot-out likely to take place late on Sunday afternoon to decide the 30th winner of the street sprints title. For anyone needing to access Wastebusters during the event, the site will be open as usual and patrons are asked to use the back entrance off Range Street.

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