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Crops reach break point BY SUSAN SANDYS


Yesterday was make or break day for Dorie arable farmer John Evans as he waited for bad weather to clear so he could harvest endof-season crops. But along with other Mid Canterbury farmers desperate to get onto their paddocks, he saw forecast morning drizzle turn instead to persistent rain. “This might be break day, I will seriously go out after today and wonder is it worth spending more money on this crop, am I going to get enough to justify it.” Called a “drought in reverse” by Mid Canterbury Federated Farmers, the big wet has seen over 130 millimetres of rain fall in Ashburton over the past 30 days, in what may be the dreariest and dampest autumn for more than 60 years. Mr Evans has 35 hectares of specialist seed crops, including 15 hectares of red beet and 10 hectares of brown top which were already cut and getting soggier on the ground by the day.

He was confident the remaining 10 hectares of linseed, which he would usually be harvesting around now, would survive. The crops represented about 15 per cent of his annual income, but he thought as long as banks were supportive he and other Mid Canterbury farmers would be “fine”. “It’s frustrating, it means I will just have to be a bit more careful with my spending,” Mr Evans said. “My 98-year-old cousin said the last time he could remember something like this was in the late 1940s.” It is not just crop farmers affected by the damp weather conditions. Dairy farmers are having to feed out more than usual in order to keep their cows warm, and are having to tend to pastures to make sure pugging does not ruin planned spring growth. And sheep farmers, such as Rab McDowell at Mayfield, have had to wait three weeks for livestock to dry out so they can be shorn. Shearing was underway on his farm Monday and yesterday.

Left - Wet, wet, wet - Dorie arable farmer John Evans and his soaked specialist seed crop. PHOTO DONNA WYLIE 220414-DW-298

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A-listers eyed in historic house sale

It is hoped Corstorphine House’s history of accommodating royals, heads of state and Hollywood actors will help attract international “A-listers” when the Dunedin property officially goes on the market next week for $3.8 million. In recent years, the historic 3.03ha Milburn St property has been a private home, boutique hotel and the venue of choice for celebrities such as Prince Charles, Hollywood stars Daniel Craig and Gwyneth Paltrow, Coldplay band member Chris Martin – even Sesame Street’s Big Bird. Estate agent Murray Stott said it would not be advertised locally.



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Powdered alcohol to hit US stores Just add water and stir. A US company says its new powdered alcohol product has been approved by US regulators and is poised to hit stores in the coming months. Palcohol is made by an Arizona company called Lipsmark and will come in six varieties of single-drink pouches, the company website says. Drinkers can stir in simple water for a shot of rum or vodka, add cola or orange juice for a mixer or create a cocktail – either a Cosmopolitan, Mojito, Margarita or Lemon Drop.

Bloom discovers family history British actor Orlando Bloom found a personal connection in South Africa when he arrived in the country to shoot crime movie Zulu. The Lord Of The Rings star was raised believing his mother’s husband, South African writer and activist Harry Bloom, was his biological father. Bloom was 13 before he discovered his real dad was actually a family friend. When the actor arrived in South Africa to start filming the gritty thriller, he was presented with a book celebrating his stepfather’s work in the country. “My mother’s husband Harry Bloom was a writer, a novelist, a reporter and an anti-apartheid activist,” he tells Britain’s Radar magazine. “When I arrived (in South Africa) they gave me a book called Jewish Memories of Mandela and there was a twopage spread on Harry Bloom as a political figure.

Fugitive caught 33 years later A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in Texas was arrested yesterday by federal agents who said he committed a murder 33 years ago and 2092km away. Authorities say Joseph Lewis Miller fled Pennsylvania after shooting a man in a parking lot outside a hotel in 1981. He was charged with murder and three other felonies, but the case remained unsolved for three decades until investigators translated a previous tip that Miller had been living in Mexico under an alias — the name of a deceased cousin. The US Marshals Service in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, traced that name to rural Mineola, Texas. Miller confessed to the shooting shortly after his arrest, authorities said. People in Mineola knew Miller as Roy Eubanks, a former employee of the local paper plant who walked with a cane. He married at least twice in Texas, most recently in 2010. His wife said that he had said he killed someone in “the accident that happened” many years ago.


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Town needs new name It is a name that locals admit is not really fit for the modern age. And now the mayor of the small Spanish town of Castrillo Matajudios – which means Castrillo Kill Jews in English – has said residents will get the opportunity to vote on a name change. The 56 residents of the town will vote May 25 on whether to change the name and instead celebrate the location’s Jewish heritage, mayor Lorenzo Rodriguez said yesterday. Rodriguez said the town was born in 1035 when Jews who had been stripped of their possessions and exiled from their homes decided to settled on a mound in the area. They remained there until 1492 when the Catholic monarchs expelled them from Spain.

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Pay attention, police warn drivers By Myles HuMe

Police are condemning a disappointing Easter weekend on Mid Canterbury roads, which saw multiple crashes - one in which an elderly man was killed - and four motorists charged with drink driving. Authorities took a hard line on speed and alcohol during the four-day break, and are expected to until next Monday when the Easter and Anzac Day holiday period ends. However, Canterbury highway patrol manager Senior Sergeant Phil Newton said he was already disappointed with behaviour on the region’s roads, particularly in Mid Canterbury. The district got off to a horror start on Good Friday when 80-year-old man Alan Hammond was fatally hit while walking on State Highway 1 near Hinds. That was followed by a two-car crash on Smallbone Drive where five people were injured, and another crash at the West Street and Walnut Avenue roundabout. Ashburton police reported four people were charged with drink driving from Friday through Sunday in Mid Canterbury, with the highest reading at 711mcg/l. The adult limit is 400mcg/l. Mr Newton said although it

was a forgettable start to the holiday period, he said it was vital drivers avoided being distracted and slowed down in wet conditions, which made roads more treacherous. “On Thursday and Friday it was pretty wet and the message we keeping drumming home is that drivers need to drive to the

conditions. I was working on those two days and some of the driving I saw was pretty shoddy,” he said. Up to an extra 20 police staff have been monitoring Canterbury highways during the period, enforcing a 4km/h speed tolerance and multiple drink driving checkpoints.

State Highway 1 through Ashburton was congested by holidaymakers passing through and it is expected to be more of the same when motorists travel for the long Anzac Day weekend. Mr Newton said motorists should watch their speed, alcohol consumption, inattention and fatigue.

Above - Firefighters and paramedics help at the scene of a two-car crash in Ashburton last weekend. Police are warning motorists to take more care. Photo tetsuro MitoMo

Shane Jones quits politics for new business role Labour MP Shane Jones will leave politics at the end of next month, saying he had come to the conclusion over Easter that it was time to go. Mr Jones said he had told Labour leader David Cunliffe of his decision as well as the Party President Moira Coatsworth. He has been in talks with For-

eign Minister Murray McCully for some time about a possible role in an international fisheries management role and expected that to go through. He said he would leave at the end of next month after reflecting over Easter about his future. “I was true to myself after I lost the leadership. I’m not able

to give Labour the 100 per cent that I ought to be giving. They need a team that will stay for the long term and I’m not in that space.” TV3 reported Mr Jones would be taking on a role of Pacific Economic Ambassador, created by the National Government especially for him.

Mr Jones entered Parliament in 2005 and was promoted to Cabinet in November 2007 as Minister for Building and Construction. He was re-elected to Parliament in 2008 and has served as spokesman for Maori Affairs and Economic Development, and associate spokesperson for Finance.

Last year, he contested the leadership of the Labour Party in a leadership election, but lost to David Cunliffe. Foreign Minister Murray McCully confirmed he had approached Mr Jones early in the year about a role focusing on economic development across the Pacific. - APNZ

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Tent family still seeking home BY MYLES HUME


A homeless Ashburton family of six have moved out of their tent and are now looking to stay with relatives as their struggle to find a rental home continues. However, they remain hopeful a new home is around the corner as friends and the community rally to support them. Graeme Blythe and Rebecca Sutton and their four children say they have reached their “last resort” after they were forced to move out of a Beach Road rental more than a month ago when the landlord sold the

property. Since then, they have lived out of a tent in the backyard of a friend’s property, but moved out last week after it became damaged and miserable wintry conditions kicked in. Now they are visiting Mr Blythe’s grandmother in Tapanui, and are expected today to move into Ms Sutton’s sister’s place in Christchurch while several of their rental inquiries in Ashburton go unanswered. She said Housing New Zealand had recently cancelled her application because she had not been in contact, but she said the process has since been resumed.

“My sister lives in a three bedroom house with her husband and my three nieces, and we always said it would be a last resort, but that’s what we have got to do until we find a place,” Ms Sutton said. “I’m over it, completely and utterly over it, I just want to find somewhere for the kids.” Ms Sutton has since left her job at the Hotel Ashburton because she “never knows if we’re coming or going”, making it difficult to make ends meet with the family being supported on welfare payments and money from Mr Blythe’s part-time tattooing business.

However, she said there is one glimmer of hope on the horizon as friends and the community continue to show their support for the desperate family. A Netherby property is up for sale, but if it does not sell, Ms Sutton said the family are first on the tenancy list. The property could become available within two weeks. The family have missed out on several rentals, while some property managers have not returned queries. They are looking to rehouse their puppy to improve their chances.


In brief Church programme St Paul’s Church is opening its doors to school children this week with a two-day holiday programme. Today and tomorrow the church will be turning on a fun morning of crafts, games and songs from 9am until noon. The programme is open to 5–12 year olds and will be held in the church hall on Oxford Street. Morning tea will be provide and a $2 donation is required. More information is available from Tracey Inwood, 3089155.

Lorde says sorry Lorde has apologised to fans after postponing her upcoming Australian tour under medical advice. The singer was due to play eight shows, starting in Melbourne on April 24, but has been told by doctors to return to New Zealand for “immediate rest and recuperation in order to regain complete health and continue touring for the rest of the year,” according to a statement from the tour’s promoter. In the announcement, Lorde told fans: “It breaks my heart to have to postpone these shows as the band and I absolutely love playing to Australian crowds, and it was not a decision we made lightly. I know I need to focus on getting better in order to perform at my best. We’ll be with you as soon as we can, Aussies”. - APNZ

Mother, child escape A mother and her 2-year-old child had a lucky escape from their burning home in Ranfurly yesterday. The child had woken its mother and she discovered the house was on fire, Ranfurly chief fire officer James Hazlett said. The hallway was in flames so the pair had to escape to safety through a bedroom window. “They were checked over by ambulance staff and were fine, although shaken,” Mr Hazlett said. The initial concern when firemen arrived at the Thomas St house, was that another occupant - a man, might have been still inside sleeping on a sofa, and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus searched the home for him. However, fears for his safety were allayed when the man turned up at the site about 10 minutes after the firefighters and explained he had been at work. - APNZ

Cleaning a pile of old bricks, Wayne Parnham unearthed an old photo he’d love to identify. PHOTO DONNA WYLIE 220414-DW-229



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Wayne Parnham just wanted to build a few brick columns for his home; instead he found himself on a mission to identify an unknown woman. Finding the bricks was the easy part. He checked with a demolition contractor and found himself with more bricks than he could handle from the Nicoll Bros building in Ashburton’s Burnett Street, previously home to Stewart and Holland. Pleased with his haul, Mr Parnham headed home to start the hard work of cleaning each brick ahead of his building project. “When I started cleaning them I found lying down in the mortar on one brick this old photo. It’d obviously been placed there when the bricks were laid. I thought it was just an old piece of paper until I turned it

over and I got a real surprise to see a photo of a woman,” he said. He recovered his bricks from a pile of rubble and the chance of picking out the one brick that contained a photo was against all odds, Mr Parnham said. “I’ve kept the old brick aside so if we need to narrow it down to where the brick came from, or to age the photo, then we can.” There were an assortment of bricks from different kilns and probably of different ages in the rubble, he said. He might be the old photo’s caretaker, but Mr Parnham wants nothing more than to identify the woman and hopefully reunite it with her descendants. “I hope someone can say, ‘that’s my mother’, then they can have it. It would be great to find out why it was put in the bricks and where it came from.”

Drugs U-turn The only shopkeeper in the Far North licensed to sell “legal highs” says he is no longer selling the synthetic drugs. Jujnovich Holdings, a tobacconist and news agency on Kaitaia’s Commerce St, is the only Far North business listed by the Ministry of Health as having a licence to sell synthetic cannabis. The business has been the target of a number of small but vociferous protests against the sale of legal highs. It has also been targeted by robbers demanding the drugs, most notably in February when owner Raymond Jujnovich used an empty rabbit cage - the closest object to hand - to fend off a knife-wielding youth demanding “legals”. The youth fled but was later arrested. Mr Jujnovich confirmed he was no longer selling synthetic cannabis, but would not comment further. - APNZ

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Ashburton actor stars in Anzac movie BY CAITLIN PORTER Former Ashburton resident, Jason Hodzelmans, starred in last night’s Anzac television film Field Punishment No 1, directed by Peter Burger. The film focuses on the events of 1916, when the New Zealand Government secretly shipped 14 of New Zealand’s most outspoken and incensed conscientious objectors to the Western Front in an effort to try and convert or silence them. The film follows a man by the name of Archibald Baxter and Mr Hodzelmans plays his brother, John. Mr Hodzelmans said he was “oblivious to what a conscientious objector was before filming, so the best part of being in the film was learning a part of New Zealand history. Knowing we were telling a story that perhaps some people didn’t know about”. This role took a lot of preparation. “As with any role I just did a lot of homework around the story and content,” Mr Hodzelmans said. “(I researched) into World War I and conscientious objectors in New Zealand at the time.

Because this is based on real people, the back story of the character was already there so it was just a matter of doing my homework in that regard. “I think since I was given the opportunity to be a part of this film it gave me a greater understanding of the circumstances people were put in, to go to war. Regardless, Anzac Day to me is not a day to celebrate, but more to unite and remember those who were lost.” After high school, Mr Hodzelmans was part of an acting training course on the weekends called Theatre Works, run by the Court Theatre in Christchurch. Then in 2009 he went to London with the Young Shakespeare Company to study and perform at the Shakespeare Globe for a month. On his return he was accepted into Unitec’s Bachelor of Performing and Screen Art’s programme, majoring in acting. He studied there for three years and graduated in April, 2013. Mr Hodzelmans is in Wellington filming at the moment and he has one week left before returning to Auckland where he works fulltime in casting.

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Young Maori from across the country are getting closer to their roots at the Hakatere Marae this week through the traditional Maori art form taiaha. Ashburton’s marae is playing host to 30 Maori boys aged eight to 16, who have come from as far afield as Masterton to learn the intricate art of taiaha,

using a wooden Maori warfare weapon. Starting on Monday, the group have put their taiaha skills to the test under Christchurch-based organisation Te Tohu O Tu, with six tutors teaching the physical and spiritual side of the art form until Friday. “Taiaha isn’t just about how good to can throw a piece of wood around, these boys are learning something about their

Maori history and their birthright and for a lot of them this is about being around positive male role models,” ahorei (head tutor) Huata Martindale said. “Here they will learn things like selfdiscipline, self-esteem and respect. It’s all about the bigger picture.” The five-day wananga is the third time it has been held in Mid Canterbury, with

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the youngsters staying on the grounds in large sleeping quarters. Even after several years of practice, the taiaha can be difficult to master, but a member of the group will be acknowledged as the Toa – the stand-out warrior. The final day of the wananga fittingly coincides with Anzac Day, with the contingent expected to attend the marae’s second ever service.

Showing off their taiaha skill at the Hakatere Marae yesterday; (from left) Tuatini Arahanga, Teone Arahanga-Martindale, Tia Hunt and Awatea Pokai. PHOTO DONNA WYLIE 220414-DW-204/154


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A nurse bequeathed $315,000 by an elderly couple she cared for has been cleared of unethical behaviour by the health watchdog. Judith Lynch, a registered nurse of Christchurch, spent three-and-a-half years looking after retired banker Robin Allardyce and his wife Barbara, a former editor at The Times in London, before they died one month apart in 2010. The pair, aged 92 and 80 at the time of their death, became friends with Ms Lynch when their families were neighbours in 1992. Mrs Allardyce was later diagnosed with Parkinsons disease, while Mr Allardyce suffered from minor strokes,

regular attacks of gout, athritic pain and pneumonia. Ms Lynch eventually acted as caregiver for the couple, assisting in their everyday needs as well as other aspects of their care. The nature of this relationship, from October 2006 to Mr Allardyce’s death in April 2010, was examined by the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal after the couple bequeathed $315,000 to Ms Lynch. Two charges were brought by the Professional Conduct Committee (PCC) against Ms Lynch, related to inappropriate and unethical behaviour in accepting of the money, and providing nursing services without a practising certificate.

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Handheld devices help St John By Toni Williams

Mid Canterbury doctors will get a summary of their patients’ ambulance callouts in an attempt to streamline the way paramedics work in the field. The changes include paramedics using handheld devices to get information and alert medical personnel of patients’ health needs with the touch of a button. Ashburton GP spokesman Dr John Guthrie said doctors only received a copy of an ambulance report when the patient was told to follow up with a visit to their doctor. “These are usually very helpful and can save the doctor going over things again.” “New devices will be used on all patients and reports delivered straight into the doctor’s computer. “This will perhaps provide an opportunity to look at longterm care plans for some patients who have chronic conditions and frequent ambulance calls.” Dr Guthrie said medical personnel had “good communication” with St John, which was a mutual benefit for ambulance officers and doctors. St John Canterbury district operations manager Pete Cain said the new system would cut down on paperwork. “There will be some additional training for people in how to use the technology, however in the long term it will have time saving benefits for ambulance officers. For example, there will be less paperwork.” The experience of the patient would be more seamless and streamlined.

“If we have more information about our patients, then we are in a better position to link them to the right care. This could be an alternative pathway, for example, treatment at a medical centre, care in their home, or admission to hospital.” This included paramedics accessing previous recorded information such as allergies or existing conditions and current medication if the patient had been transported with St John before. It also meant ambulance crews could forward patient information electronically to an emergency department on route and GPs would get sent a summary of the callout. The crews could also send photographs of injuries to specialists for advice, such as patients trapped in car accidents. It was unsure where the technology would be rolled out to begin with but Mr Cain said the technology would undergo extensive trials and be piloted in many locations. They included areas in both the North and South Islands, as well as metropolitan and rural locations. Health minister Tony Ryall said previously some GPs never knew patients called an ambulance. “In one case, a patient called an ambulance about their medication eight times before their GP was finally notified and made a minor change, which stopped the calls,” said Mr Ryall. “This is significant when you consider that nearly 20 per cent of ambulance call outs are for high users with four or more callouts a year.”

A child died in a driveway incident in Pokeno yesterday, police say. Police said the 5-year-old boy was unable to be revived and passed away at the scene. It was understood the boy and a sibling were riding on the trailer, carrying a small digger, which was being towed by a 4X4 vehicle. The serious crash unit and police photographer are at the scene and the incident will be investigated. “This is an incredibly tragic scene for everyone involved,” says Inspector Neil Fisher, Counties Manukau road policing manager. “It will take some time to establish exactly what happened. - APNZ

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The devices are being introduced by St John and partially funded by the Government. The government has allocated $2.5 million towards their development – with ACC contributing $500,000, and the Ministry of Health the remainder. St John will pilot the devices from mid-May, followed by a phased rollout from the end of the year. Wellington Free Ambulance would implement the devices following the completion of St John’s roll-out.

Kiwi soldiers in awe of visiting Gurkhas Dipak Ghale is jockey short, but wide as a horse. With a generous smile and glinting eyes, he speaks passionately and softly about the importance of family. You would never know he is one of the world’s most fearsome professional killers. The barrel-chested 45-yearold is a Captain, and former Regimental Sergeant Major, with the famous Brigade of Gurkhas - elite Nepalese soldiers attached to the British Army since 1815. Renowned for carrying traditional large, curved kukri knives and sneaking through enemy trenches to slit throats, the Gurkhas are currently

training in the tussocklands of Mackenzie Basin. Sitting inside a mess hut, Captain Ghale reels off the global hot spots where he has seen action: Kosovo, Bosnia, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan. He was bitterly disappointed to miss out “the luxury of going to Iraq”. “We are born to fight,” the 25-year veteran says. His forefathers fought shoulder-to-shoulder with New Zealanders in the hillside trenches of Gallipoli 99 years ago. The fierce, loyal and brave soldiers were some of the first to arrive and last to leave the ultimately doomed campaign. But it was the start of a long association with Kiwi soldiers. Gurkhas saw action along-

Rotorua’s rescue helicopter service is due to be back up and running today with a replacement machine while an investigation and insurance assessment is carried out on the crashed aircraft. The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter landed heavily while approaching Taupo Hospital on Saturday. The pilot and crewman were able to walk away from the badly damaged helicopter. Philips Search and Rescue Trust secretary David Wickham said the $120,000 recently donated to the BayTrust Rescue Helicopter by the Rotorua Trust would not be dipped into for this incident and would remain for operational budgets. - APNZ

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side the 22nd Battalion, known as the Wellington Battalion, at the bloody battle of Monte Cassino, northern Italy in World War 2. They worked together during the Malayan Emergency guerrilla jungle war in the 1950s. Gurkhas and New Zealand troops have maintained close ties ever since. Every two years, Gurkha units come to New Zealand for training in cooler conditions they can’t replicate in the steamy jungles of Brunei where they are based. This month, 181 soldiers from 1 Royal Gurkha Regiment are at Tekapo Military Camp for live-firing exercises, simulated attacks, and sniper training.

The Kiwi soldiers working alongside them are plainly in awe of the Gurkhas, who all carry the kukri knives in their belts. There was a legendary saying that if a Gurkha draws their 45cm kukri, then they “must draw blood”. Captain Ghale, a father of two, says that is no longer the case, citing modern “health and safety” rules. He is the epitome of the legendary fighting force. Growing up in a small Nepal alpine village, he dreamed of being a Gurkha, like his uncle before him. As a boy, he trained by running up hills carrying huge loads. When he came of age, he volunteered for the elite soldier squad. - APNZ

Two men accused over the shooting of a 55-year-old man on a Wellington beach on Monday appeared in court yesterday. The men were granted interim name suppression when they appeared in front of a Justice of the Peace at the Wellington District Court. They were charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm to Wellington man Tulo Tuala. The men did not enter a plea and were remanded in custody until their next appearance next month. The pair were arrested when they drove into a police cordon set up at Karori after the early morning shooting at Makara Beach. Emergency services were called by Makara beach residents after a wounded Mr Tuala went to their property for help about 5.15am yesterday, Detective Senior Sergeant John van den Heuvel earlier said. He was taken to hopsital with serious but not lifethreatening injuries. - APNZ

Scooter victim named Police have released the name of a Napier man who was found dead in a drain on Good Friday after an accident on his mobility scooter. He was 70-year-old Franklin Winston Long, who lived in Marewa. He and the upturned scooter were discovered soon after 10am on Friday, about 50 metres apart and in an open drain near a walkway. It was thought he had been in the drain since early on Thursday night. Police said the death was not suspicious. A woman walking her dog as the weather cleared after heavy overnight rain is understood to have seen the scooter in the shallow stream. It is understood Mr Long lost a leg after a crash a few years ago. - APNZ

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Local retailers not keen on Easter By Sue NewmaN

A fine of $1000 for opening on Easter Sunday isn’t the only deterrent for retailers who might consider opening on banned trading days, an Ashburton businessman says. While Wanaka retailers thumbed their noses at the official Shop Trading Hours regulations that restrict most businesses from opening on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, retailer Bob McDonald says opening in Ashburton would be one step too far for many. But it’s not the traditional Christian festival ban that is stopping them, it’s the lack of locals who stay in town for the long break combined with the

knowledge that they, rather than their staff would need to be on deck on those two days. If anyone opened, he suggested it would be the big box retailers who traditionally traded seven days a week. “They already have a whole system set up for this. For most owner-operators, however, inevitably if they open up they’d be the ones who worked.” Most took the opportunity to enjoy a long break before the winter and the fact that Ashburton seemed to empty out over the Easter break meant opening was a far from attractive option, Mr McDonald said. In Wanaka, the warbirds airshow meant huge crowds of tourists and that was all the incentive many retailers needed to

take a chance and trade on days when they were required to remain closed, he said. There has also been a suggestion that Wanaka retailers had been told no labour inspectors would be visiting the town over the break. The 10,000 plus visitors in the area over the weekend meant a fine of $1000 for breaking the shop trading hours laws would have been well covered in increased business. The only businesses legally allowed to open on Good Friday and Easter Sunday are dairies, service stations, souvenir and duty free shops, stores selling ready to eat food, pharmacies and shops at exhibitions and shows. There is special provision for garden centres to open on Easter Sunday.

Ashburton people usually leave town over Easter, giving local retailers no incentive to open up.


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Clay creations rule at Base school camp Ten-year-olds Jadah Wilson and Amber Kennedy get creative with polymer clay modelling yesterday during the Base school holiday programme. Those keen to try their hand were creating beads or labels before it was baked in

the oven to harden. Around nine children took the opportunity to hang out throughout the day. Base coordinator Rebecca Soper said over the holidays the youth centre had organised polymer modelling, which continues

today and tomorrow but linocut printmaking would be offered next week. The Base holiday programme is open to anyone aged between 10 to 14 years old. Photo toni Williams 220414-tW-217

CTU wants to pursue forestry prosecutions The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) is seeking prosecutions against two forestry companies after two workers were killed last year. Work Safe New Zealand has the first right to prosecute for workplace deaths, and once they have started legal action

no one else can. CTU president Helen Kelly said Work Safe has pursued very few prosecutions after deaths in the forestry industry. ‘The government is very reluctant to use their legal powers. If they’re not going to, we will. It’s very important for

these two families and for these two men.” Thirty-two people have been killed in the forestry industry since 2008. The CTU is seeking leave to launch prosecutions against the forestry companies employing two workers who died at work

last year in the central North Island. Eramiha Pairama, 19, died after being struck by a log in a forest near Whakatane in January 2013 and Charles Finlay, 45, died after being struck on his head by a log in a forest near Tokoroa in July 2013. - APNZ

A former Victoria University student who felt unsafe on city streets has developed a smartphone app that keeps tabs on its user in dangerous situations, and is being recommended to Wellington students after two recent attacks. Developer Vincent Wong studied at Victoria in 2012 and 2013, and moved back to Malaysia four months ago to develop the Watch Over Me app. He said it could help give students peace of mind, particularly after two sexually motivated attacks on students walking in the Terrace area after dark on the weekend. When activated on a smartphone, Watch Over Me will prompt the user to confirm they are safe after a designated time. The app monitors the user’s location using GPS and if the user doesn’t confirm in the allocated time, a text message is sent to the user’s emergency contact. The app also alerts users when they are entering a dangerous area. “In the recent case where the students were attacked in the Terrace it is potentially a highcrime area and we will put it in to our map and whenever a student passes by that area they will be prompted immediately with this area has been flagged as a high-crime area.” Mr Wong said when he was alone in the city he often felt unsafe, and thought nobody would notice if he didn’t make it home from university. - APNZ

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Kiwi adventurers cancel Everest summit attempt Wanaka firm Adventure Consultants has cancelled its 2014 Everest expedition following Friday’s fatal avalanche. Thirteen Sherpa and Nepalese were killed in the avalanche, and another three remain missing, presumed dead. Three of those killed were working for Adventure Consultants. Speaking from Kathmandu yesterday, Adventure Consultants chief executive Guy Cotter, of Wanaka, said the decision to abandon this year’s expedition was made after much consultation, and out of respect for those killed and those grieving, Mr Cotter said. It is the first time Adventure Consultants, which has operated annual Everest treks since 1992, has cancelled one. This expedition - which has 37 team members including 27 from Nepal - includes four Wanaka residents and six climbers from the United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, Ukraine and Iceland. All expedition members were yesterday at Base Camp, where a service for the dead was held. Mr Cotter said team members, along with the entire climbing community,

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were still “in shock” over the “enormity” of the avalanche. They will spend the next month dismantling their camp and making their way down from Base Camp. Mr Cotter plans to leave Nepal for New Zealand next week. “Now a decision has been made it gives everybody the opportunity to get on with things and move forward. I think everybody was in a state of limbo, not knowing where things were going, and during the heat of it all there was a lot of emotion involved,” he said. At least one other expedition, by a United States company, has also been cancelled and others may be abandoned in the coming days. Sherpas have threatened a strike unless promised greater government compensation for the families of those killed on Everest. “There’s a stand-down period for a week where nobody’s going anywhere near the mountain. All the Sherpa teams are from the same village or related to some of the people who passed away so everybody is affected.” - APNZ

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Six Ashburton Highland dancers have returned from the Hawke’s Bay Easter Highland Games in Hastings with a fist full of medals. The dancers, Amelia Grieve, Oskar Trafford, Lucy Moore, Eirinn MacLean, Britney Moore and Emma Trafford are all students of Julie Hawke and range in age from 7-15. All competed well in their age groups, placing in most events.

Each event had an average of 25 competitors from around New Zealand. The standout performer was 11-year-old Lucy Moore who was placed first in four events and second in five events to take out the most points title in the 10-12 age group. Several Ashburton dancers also competed at the Mackenzie Easter show at Fairlie over the Easter break.

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She might have turned 100, but Sister Marie still helps other residents and staff at Little Sisters of the Poor Sacred Heart Home, in Dunedin. The lively and active member of the Little Sisters of the Poor order celebrated yesterday with more than 70 family and friends. Religious Superior Sister Bridget said Sr Marie assisted hospital residents at meal-times, and even set the staff members’ own dining table sometimes for meals. Sr Marie, who was imprisoned by the Nazis in France in World War 2, gave a speech in which she said she had led a “fortunate life”. The order that gave her 81 years of “companionship” ensured she was never alone, she said. Speaking to the Otago Daily Times, she said she had “no idea” why she had

kept such remarkably good health, but believed “God is very good to me”. Asked about her assistance to other residents, she said helping at meal times was not “too strenuous”. Community living was ideal for the elderly, as it prevented loneliness, she said. She greatly enjoyed her party, and said she had another planned with younger members of her extended family. Pope Francis had issued a certificate of celebration, and she received “the usual” recognition from the Queen. A delegation of seven nuns from Australian and New Zealand centres attended the birthday celebration, led by the Sydney-based Sister Provincial, Sr Ann. Sr Ann said while it was less and less remarkable to live to 100 years these days, Sr Marie was exceptional for her vitality. - APNZ

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Women battle stereotypes for equal pay By Matthew Backhouse Women earn less than men because they are seen as pushovers when they don’t negotiate hard and are seen as “ball-breakers” when they do, a psychologist says. The drivers behind the gender pay gap are being highlighted by the YWCA Equal Pay Awards, which aim to recognise compa-

nies striving to tackle the issue. Women earn 13 per cent less than men, according to the latest Statistics New Zealand income survey, despite legislation against discrimination on the basis of gender. Awards panelist Galia BarHava-Monteith - a psychologist, executive coach and co-founder of the women’s career development trust Profes-

■■Wellington outrage

Shoppers react to ‘racist’ Golly dolls By Rebecca Quilliam A shop display of Golly dolls, previously known as golliwogs, has some shoppers angry the “racist symbol” continues to be sold. The dolls, designed by Australian Kate Finn, are displayed in the window of gift shop Acquisitions on Wellington’s Lambton Quay. Owner Richard Thomson said all Acquisition stores around the country sell the dolls. The store had sold them for about 10 years and the positive feedback from buyers far outweighed the negative comments, he said. Other stores including Wellington department store Kirkcaldie and Stains also offer Gollies for sale. However Wellington woman Taryn Meltzer tweeted that when she saw the display she swore out loud in disgust. Another tweeter said the display was “utterly foul” . Ms Meltzer told APNZ the dolls originated from the Minstrel Shows, in which white people would perform with blackened faces. “They are a racist symbol. They are an offensive racist image and they shouldn’t be around these days.” She likened it to the swastika sign displayed on jewellery. “You can argue until you’re blue in the face it’s a Hindu symbol of love and peace, but we all know what it represents. “Meaning changes over time.” Mr Thomson said the name “Golliwogg” came from the imagination of author Florence Upton in 1895 who wrote a story about a Minstrel doll, called The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a Golliwogg. The golliwog in the story did not have racist connotations, he said. “In the course of the book (the golliwog) turns out to be brave and friendly. . . I would take that story any time over Barbie and her exaggerated bust and her fascination with Ken.” He said the store received about a half a dozen complaints a year about the dolls.  - APNZ

sionelle - says “subconscious bias” is partly to blame. When managers make decisions, such as whether to hire someone or give them a pay-rise, they often draw on stereotypes - for example, that men are authoritative and leaders, while women are warm, motherly and enabling. However, those stereotypes are often subconscious, which

means decisions might be biased without managers realising it. Ms BarHava-Monteith gave the example of a group of senior managers looking to appoint someone for a new opportunity involving international travel. An ambitious, hard-working woman in her mid-20s might be very capable, but the managers could pass on her because, if recently married, they might

assume she would start having babies soon. Ms BarHava-Monteith said subconscious bias also came into play during negotiations. “If [women] do negotiate, that goes against the stereotype that people in the room have, which is uncomfortable, and then they get judged for it.” Gung ho attitudes could also be seen as too aggressive. - APNZ

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To trade, or not to ... Coen Lammers EDITOR


t was a relief to see nobody starved in Mid Canterbury over Easter. Judging by the ferocity of the Easter trading debate, you’d almost think someone might perish if the shops close for a few days. Good Friday and Easter Sunday are still seen as our most sacred days, along with Christmas Day. Businesses shut their doors and the Ashburton Guardian, like other New Zealand newspapers, do not publish on Good Friday and Christmas Day. This tradition is based on our Christian heritage, but in our modern secular society, the debate has morphed from a religious custom into an employment issue. Retail unions feel extremely protective of their guaranteed holidays and who can blame them? Retailers on the other hand, especially the smaller family businesses, want to make hay while sun shines. So no surprise gardening centres want to open their doors when people have time to garden or Wanaka shops want to be open when thousands of visitors are in town. The debate is a tricky one. It seems fundamentally unfair that retail staff should be forced to work while most of us have our long Easter break. The comment that our modern 24/7 consumer society is unable to cope with two days without shopping, just seems absurd. Retailers on the other hand will argue that Christian fundamentals for the Easter break no longer apply to the majority of Kiwis. Also, fewer people these days have a standard nine to five, Monday to Friday working week. Non-traditional shifts, including weekends and holidays, have become much more common and for many these special days have just become another day on the calendar. While retail workers’ rights need to be protected, society is changing rapidly and the current, strict Easter trading legislation seems out of step with modern New Zealand, including the pathetic fines. Commercialism cannot be allowed to wipe out our traditions, but there should be more flexibility to make the laws more user friendly for all New Zealanders.

YOUR VIEW Kitten rehomed

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The Guardian ran a photo of a kitten needing a home found abandoned at the Mania-oRoto Scout Den on April 1. You will be pleased to know he has gone to a good home with Madge Sherriff and is being much loved and spoilt. The Keas named him BP after Baden Powell the Scout founder. Thank you to the Guardian from the Ashburton Kea Scouts who found the kitten. Without your help the outcome may not have been as good. Julie Hollings Kea Leader Ashburton Scout Group

Have parents any idea what their children are watching on Channel 4. Warning or no warning or PGR, Family Guy should not be on air at 7.30pm. It even mentions sexual content in warning and one episode in particular was explicit in its dialogue, completely disgusting. Complaints to the Broadcasting Standards Authority in the past about animated content have brought no results and it is such a hassle, that people have probably given up bothering. Is there even a censor? R. Denham


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POLL RESULT Yesterday’s result Q: Did you stick to the 4km speed tolerance over Easter? Yes 77%

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his year marks 100 years since the beginning of World War

One. To mark this important milestone, the Government is launching a special commemorative programme that will begin in August and continue for the next four years – called WW100. WW100 will see a wide range of projects and activities rolled out across the country to honour those who served in the Great War and to tell the stories of those who remained at home. These events will range from official ceremonies to community initiatives and personal projects. Taking a moment to think about New Zealand’s contribution in World War One, it is staggering when you consider over 100,000 New Zealanders served in this war – almost 10 per cent of the country’s population at the time. Of those, 18,000 died and over 40,000 were wounded. Soldiers from our district served overseas in World War One and the Ashburton District Council is working with the Returned Services Association and others to ensure we mark the centenary appropriately within the district over the next four years. If you read the many names engraved on the War Memorials in Ashburton District you can get an insight into the extent to which soldiers from our district have been involved in wars – not only World War One. Soldiers from our community served overseas as far back as South Africa’s Boer War in the 1890s. The engraved names are also evidence of the number of families in the district that were affected by these events. During the world wars especially, the gap that was left on farms, schools, sports clubs and churches around our area was significant. Those people who remained at home over the war years

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Ferry death toll climbs The confirmed death toll from South Korea’s ferry disaster has surpassed 100, as dive teams, under growing pressure from bereaved relatives, accelerated the grim task of recovering hundreds more bodies from the submerged vessel. Improved weather conditions and calm seas spurred their efforts, but underwater visibility was still very poor, requiring divers to grope their way blindly though the corridors and cabins of the ferry that capsized and sank last Wednesday. Nearly one week into the rescue and recovery effort of one of South Korea’s worst peacetime disasters, close to 200 of the 476 people who were aboard the 6825-tonne Sewol - most of them schoolchildren - are still unaccounted for. The official toll yesterday stood at 104, with 198 still missing. The distraught victims’ families gathered in the morning at the harbour of Jindo island - not far from the disaster site - awaiting the increasingly frequent arrival of boats bearing the most recently recovered bodies.

In the initial days after the Sewol went down, the relatives’ anger was focused on the pace of the rescue effort. With all hope of finding any survivors essentially extinguished, this has turned to growing impatience with the effort to locate and retrieve the bodies of those trapped. “I just want my son back,” said the father of one missing student. “I need to be able to hold him and say goodbye. I can’t bear the idea of him in that cold, dark place.” The disaster has profoundly shocked South Korea, a proudly modernised nation that thought it had left behind large-scale accidents of this type. The sense of national grief has been underwritten by an equally deep but largely unfocused anger that has been vented towards pretty much anyone in authority. If there is a chief hate figure, it is the ferry’s captain, Lee Joon-Seok, who was arrested at the weekend and charged with criminal negligence and abandoning his passen- Passengers from the Sewol are rescued by a South Kogers. - AFP rean Coast Guard helicopter. AP PHOTO


Cyclone hampers search for MH370 A tropical storm is interfering with the aerial search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet as an underwater drone scours the final third of the narrowed-down search area. The decision to suspend the aerial search yesterday came just just hours after organisers said up to 10 military aircraft would be deployed. The Perth-based Joint Agency Co-ordination Centre said heavy seas and poor visibility were making any aerial search “ineffective and potentially hazardous”. Before the suspension was put in place, four military aircraft had already departed RAAF Base Pearce while one RAAF E7 Wedgetail plane, which coordinates all search traffic, had flown out of RAAF Base Learmonth. JACC said the aircraft continued with their missions, but captains of other aircraft would use their discretion whether to push on with planned activities or return to base. The surface search continued throughout the day, with 10 vessels scouting for floating debris from MH370, which disappeared over the Indian Ocean on March 8 with 239 people on board. At 2.30pm, the Bureau of Meteorology said ex-Tropical Cyclone Jack had weakened below cyclone intensity. It was 660 kilometres south-southwest of Cocos Islands and moving southeast at 20km per hour. Earlier yesterday, JACC said the Bluefin-21 automated underwater vehicle had combed about two thirds of the search area, centred some 1584 kilometres northwest of Perth, during its first eight missions. - AAP

The squeeze test A man wedged in a “very, very narrow” crevice at a Victorian rock climbing mecca, dubbed the Squeeze Test, wasn’t getting out of a jam in a hurry. It took a marathon, multi-agency rescue effort, a pulley system and lots of olive oil pinched from nearby campers to finally end his 10-hour ordeal. The 24-year-old manipulated his body through a narrow gap between two boulders, known as The Squeeze Test, at Mount Arapiles, when he became wedged late on Monday night. Ambulance Victoria Wimmera group manager Nick Thresher said it was a “very, very narrow opening” and emergency crews knew the man wasn’t going to get out in a hurry. - AAP

Lawmakers shot dead Insurgents have assassinated a Somali politician, police and witnesses say, the second such killing in 24 hours and the latest in a series of attacks in the war-ravaged capital. Police said Abdiaziz Isak was shot several times died instantly in the capital’s Madina district yesterday. On Monday, an MP was killed and another wounded in a car bombing claimed by the alQaeda-linked Al-Shabaab, which threatened to assassinate all MPs in the internationally-backed government. - AFP

Ready for sanctions Russia is ready to face a new round of Western sanctions over Ukraine, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says. “I am sure we will be able to minimise their consequences,” he said in a televised speech to parliament yesterday. “The government is ready to act in conditions when the priority of our work becomes protecting the economy and citizens from such unfriendly acts that could follow due to the escalating foreign policy situation.” However, he acknowledged Russia’s economy was facing an “unprecedented challenge”. - AFP

Royals on Uluru A moment to imbibe the silence and embrace serenity. And perhaps receive some stark parental guidance from the unique ancestral beings that supposedly reside there. As the blazing sun began to dip behind the monolith, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge trekked along a red-dirt path towards Uluru’s pock-holed base. For a handful of minutes, theirs was the desert kingdom; alone to breathe in one of the deeply spiritual environs for the local Indigenous tribes - the waterhole along the Kuniya walk. “It’s nice and peaceful down there, very peaceful,” Prince William said. - PNC

Korean nuclear test North Korea could be preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea says, citing increased activity at its main test site just days ahead of a visit to Seoul by US President Barack Obama. “Our military is currently detecting a lot of activity in and around the Punggye-ri nuclear test site,” defence ministry spokesman Kim Min-Seok told a press briefing yesterday. - AFP


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Wednesday, April 23, 2014


In brief Genesis maintains price

18 complaints; no prosecutions plaint follows warning or prosecution, MBIE may investigate with a view to prosecuting and seeking a fine.” Last year two businesses were visited by MBIE inspectors and both were subsequently prosecuted - one was fined $1000, the other $500. Wanaka retailers were reportedly tipped off that no inspectors would be visiting their town this year. As a result, the majority stayed open, taking advantage of an influx of about 100,000 visitors in town for the Warbirds over Wanaka International Airshow. Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean said she was aware inspectors would not be visiting. She said she had twice attempted to introduce legislation exempting Easter trading rules in Wanaka, but her private members bill was voted down. Ms Dean was now speaking with colleagues about making changes to retail trad-

Dollar moves up ing hours and liquor licensing laws to get around Easter trading legislation. One business which has openly flouted the trading law is gardening centre chain Oderings. The company’s director, Darryn Odering, said not a single MBIE official came through any of the company’s 10 stores this year, despite him receiving a warning letter two days before Good Friday. “Common

The New Zealand dollar edged up as local trading resumed after the Easter holiday, with investors eyeing Thursday’s monetary policy review when interest rates are expected to be hiked for a second time in as many months. The kiwi increased to 85.79 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 85.59 cents at 8am and 85.65 cents in Asian trading yesterday. The trade-weighted index was little changed at 79.76 from 79.85 yesterday. - APNZ

sense is winning the day.” In 2012, Oderings received around $13,000 in fines and last year around $1300, Mr Odering said. He described the law was “outdated and ridiculous”. While Mr Odering’s stores were open all Easter Weekend, he planned on respecting trading laws on Anzac Day and not opening until after 1pm as the day was more important to New Zealanders, he said. - APNZ


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Mark Stuart is the chief executive of The Grange Golf Club in Papatoetoe.

Last year, the 600-member Maungakiekie club in Mt Roskill voted down a 3ha $7.5 million sale of its fourth hole. President Tom Duffy said such a move would have been “lazy, because you don’t fix the underlying problem”. The club, with a $100 million 48ha prime city site, had only around $600,000 in debt, so developed new marketing and loyalty schemes which netted 60 new members in January and February alone, he said. Meanwhile, outside Auckland, a billionaire United States financier has joined Maori to develop an international course. Los Angeles-based Ric Kayne and his wife, Suzanne, have struck a deal with Te Uri o Hau to build the course on part of a 616ha forest estate by Te Arai Beach, 110km north of Auckland. Mr Stuart said Auckland clubs faced challenges.

“There’s too many golf courses in Auckland and the demographics are changing in that there’s a lot more casual golfers in the 20 to 40 age bracket because they work during the week, their wives work, they look after the kids in the weekend and there’s other entertainment options. “They want to play golf but don’t want to commit and they move around clubs,” he said. One property developer described golf as “a snore-fest”. “Now we live in an age of instant thrills from mountain biking, kite surfing, motor racing, kayaking ... Who wants to walk around a golf course hitting balls? It’s a boring, day-long event.” NZ Golf has launched www., to promote the game, “giving anyone the chance to squeeze a cheeky 9 holes in with their mates”, and the “welcome to your other backyard’ campaign lovegolf. - NZH


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Golf clubs cashing up A long-established Auckland golf club and eight-time host of the New Zealand Open championship needs to sell land to generate money. Papatoetoe’s The Grange, established in 1924, needs a new clubhouse, to pay off debt and improve its course. Last year’s merger talks with neighbouring Royal Auckland ended by mutual agreement, says Grange general manager Mark Stuart, but he could not reveal why. Grange chairman Rob Chemaly said developers were being sought to buy a few hectares in return for a much-needed facilities upgrade. Some other Auckland golf clubs are also in the rough, suffering declining membership and a lack of income which is forcing them to sell property. The Grange is just one of many across Auckland in play. Manukau’s land has gone to Fletcher Residential for $40 million-plus. A huge new housing estate will be built and its members are getting a new Ardmore course. The Formosa Golf Resort near Pine Harbour was in the throes of being sold last year for around $45 million, having 16ha of “islands” of land which could be turned into apartment estates for rich Chinese to fly in, stay and play golf. No contract was settled.

New Zealand stocks rose as Genesis Energy held its gains on the second day of trading, lifting sentiment for fellow governmentcontrolled energy companies, Mighty River Power and Meridian Energy. Xero led gainers. The NZX 50 Index rose 1.591 points, or 0.03 per cent, to 5104.939. Within the index, 15 stocks rose, 26 fell and nine were unchanged. Turnover was $108 million. Genesis maintained its price after listing last Thursday, as demand for shares in the majority state owned electricity generator and retailer continued with over $30 millionworth of its shares changing hands yesterday. - NZH


Eighteen complaints were made about businesses flouting Easter Weekend trading laws this year, but none will be prosecuted. A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation (MBIE), the Government department responsible for administering the legislation, said the number of complaints was down from 46 last year. As none of had received warnings or been prosecuted previously, none would be prosecuted for their defiance. “MBIE’s enforcement approach for Easter this year was the same as for last year,” spokeswoman Philippa Norman said. “For businesses which MBIE has received a complaint about, but has not previously prosecuted or recently warned, it will issue a warning letter. “For businesses where a com-


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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Corn just keeps on giving T

he fresh corn season is all too short but canned corn, creamed or in kernel form is a great substitute. Corn can be combined with a wide range of flavours and is at home in dishes ranging from casseroles to cakes. It stands out, however, when used in combination with a few other ingredients to make fritters. And it doesn’t stop there, corn is equally happy as the base for a soup or as a key ingredient in a casserole.

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Prawn and corn fritters 1 (400g) tin cream of corn 1 large egg 1/3 C (90g) plain flour 100g cooked small prawns 1 spring onion, diced 1 pinch salt and white pepper, to taste 1C (250ml) oil for frying ■ In a medium bowl combine all the ingredients except the oil. ■ Mix well until there are no more large lumps. ■ In a large frying pan heat the oil until shimmering. ■ Pour about 4 tablespoons of batter into the hot oil to form a mound about 5cm across. ■ Do not crowd the frying pan and work in batches. ■ Cook until the fritters are golden brown on both sides; about 8 minutes. ■ Flip halfway through cooking with a slot-

ted spoon or spatula. ■ Remove from the oil and drain on paper towel. ■ Serve hot with aioli.

Corn fritters with avocado and maple bacon 1¼ cups self-raising flour 1 spring onion, finely sliced 1 small bunch coriander, finely chopped 1C raw sweet corn kernels Salt and cracked pepper 2 eggs 1C milk, warmed 1t baking soda 40g butter, melted Rice bran oil, for cooking

■ In a large bowl, combine the flour, onion, coriander, corn and seasoning. Toss well to coat the ingredients in the flour. ■ In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs. ■ Mix milk with baking soda and butter, then add to eggs. ■ Gently fold wet ingredients into dry to make a spoonable batter. ■ Heat a little of the rice bran oil in a frying pan and add spoonfuls of the corn mixture. ■ Cook for 2-3 minutes each side until golden and puffed. ■ Set aside in a warm oven while cooking the remaining mixture. ■ Meanwhile, spread the bacon on a lined tray. ■ Brush with maple syrup and season with pepper. ■ Grill for 4-5 minutes until crispy or done to your liking. ■ Combine the avocado and lemon juice, and mash together until smooth. ■ Mix in the sour cream and season to taste. ■ Serve the fritters in a stack with crispy bacon on the side and a dollop of avocado cream.

Corn chowder 2T oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 6 rashers bacon, finely chopped 2 potatoes, peeled 1 red capsicum, finely chopped 1 1/4 litres chicken stock 410g can cream-style sweetcorn 400g can whole kernel corn Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1C cream

and gently cook until onion is tender. ■ Finely chop one potato and grate the other. ■ Add to the pan with the capsicum, then stir and cook for a further minute. ■ Pour in stock, bring to the boil and simmer until the potatoes are tender. ■ Add the corn and continue to cook for 10 minutes. ■ Season with salt and pepper and just before serving stir in the cream and heat through.

Smoked chicken and corn chowder 1C shredded smoked chicken 3T olive oil 2 stalks celery, finely sliced 2 onions, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic 3T flour ¼ t cayenne pepper 1t smoked paprika 500g floury potatoes, chopped into 1.5cm pieces Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2C frozen corn kernels 3C chicken stock 1C milk 125ml sour cream ¼ C finely chopped parsley extra chopped parsley to serve ■ Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a low heat. Gently cook celery, onion and garlic until tender. ■ Add the flour cayenne pepper, smoked paprika, salt and pepper, mix well and cook for 2 minutes. ■ Add the potatoes, corn and chicken stock. ■ Bring to the boil, stirring at times and then simmer for 20 minutes. ■ Add the smoked chicken when the potatoes are just about tender. ■ Add parsley, milk and sour cream and heat through but do not boil. ■ Sprinkle over extra chopped parsley.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Menopausal moments Back to knock some sense into the nation, The Grumpy Old Women return with a 21-date New Zealand tour, including one night, May 4, in Ashburton. Three of New Zealand’s favourite theatre actresses Geraldine Brophy, Jude Gibson and Lynda Milligan, present their new show Fifty Shades of Beige and will instruct on a variety of topics. They include the art of grumpy grooming, the joy of large pants, a free nagging master class (how to get your own way without him even noticing), complimentary anger management workshop, middle-aged

drinking: the rules, voluntary euthanasia versus retirement, how to customise an unwanted pole dancing kit and a mercifully brief zumba demonstration. Inspired by the ratings-busting BBC Two series and best selling Grumpy Old Women handbook, the live shows have been a celebration of the pre-, peri- and post-menopausal female condition.

Right – Three of New Zealand’s favourite theatre actresses (from left) Lynda Milligan, Jude Gibson and Geraldine Brophy will be in Ashburton next month to instruct on a wide range of topics, including how to customise an unwanted pole-dancing kit. photo supplied



April 25 – Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream presented by Ashburton’s Big Little Theatre Company – a magical infusion of puppetry, animation and contemporary dance. It will run April 25 and 26 at 7pm and April 27 at 2pm.

April 29 – Ashburton Embroiderers’ Guild holding young embroiderers’ class upstairs at Ashfords, 9.30am to 3pm, for ages nine years and over. Cost is $15 including materials. For more information phone Nola Sim 308-8835.

April 30 – Swing Driven Thing. Exciting collaboration between violinist Fiona Pears, UK pianist Ian Tilley and gypsy-jazz guitar duo La Petite Manouche, at the Ashburton Trust Event Centre, 7.30pm.

April 30 – Ashburton Film Society screening Inside Llewyn Davis at 5.45pm at the Regent Cinema.

To May 2 – Ashburton Society of Arts 50th annual exhibition open to the public. It will be the last exhibition in the Ashburton Art Gallery at its current site.

May 4 – Grumpy Old Women, 50 Shades of Beige, starring three of New Zealand’s favourite theatre actresses Geraldine Brophy, Jude Gibson and Lynda Milligan, at the Ashburton Trust Event Centre.

May 10 – Ashburton Musical Club presents Tresoli, visiting artists, public concert. At the Sinclair Centre at 7.30pm, supper served.

May 17 – Variety Theatre of Ashburton opens Chicago at the Ashburton Trust Event Centre. Performances May 17 and 18, and May 20 to 24.

May 20 – Russian Fire at the CBS Canterbury Arena on May 20 at 7pm as part of a nationwide tour, featuring New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) and star Russian musicians conductor Alexander Lazarev and acclaimed pianist Alexander Melnikov.

May 28 – Ashburton Film Society screening The Invisible Woman at the Regent Cinema. Join members at the gallery for refreshments and a discussion following the movie. Tickets $15.

Ashburton Society of Arts weekly art groups held Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays.

Author through to quarterfinals By SuSan SandyS

Cheryl Irwin

Methven author Cheryl Irwin has had her debut novel, Another Word For Sister, make it through to the quarterfinals of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel competition. She said she was “overwhelmed” with all the congratulations she had received from family, friends and readers around the world since the finalists were announced last week. There were 10,000 entries altogether in five categories for the annual competition. Her novel first of all made it through to the top 400 in the romance category, and now it is in

the top 100. “The prize for getting this far is that my book will get two reviews, one by an Amazon Editor and one by Publishers Weekly,” an excited Mrs Irwin said. Another Word For Sister is a historical romance set in Mid Canterbury. She initially submitted it to publishers, but they rejected it, forcing a rework. She ended up publishing independently with CreateSpace on Amazon and has now sold hundreds of copies around the world, mostly via Amazon and Kindle. Her goal now is to get into the semifinals of the top 25 ro-

mance books in the competition, to be announced in June. Then the finalists will be authors of the top books in each category, who all win a $US15,000 ($NZ17,000) publishing contract with Amazon. The grand prize winner is then voted on by the public and wins a $US50,000 ($NZ58,400) publishing contract Another Word For Sister follows the lives of twin Irish sisters Lilly and Rose Quinn who immigrate to Mid Canterbury in the mid-1860s. The story unravels the mysteries of their intertwined minds and follows their journey in love.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014


In brief

Parker ‘not bothered’ By Daniel RichaRDson Joseph Parker cuts a relaxed figure as he laughs during a game of euchre with his cornermen in the lobby of a German hotel. The Kiwi heavyweight prospect has a right to show some nerves this week as he nears the next step in his boxing education, but he doesn’t seem to possess them as the cards are shuffled and dealt. Parker was set to meet the 1.80m Sherman Williams on the undercard of Wladimir Klitschko’s world heavyweight title defence against Australian Alex Leapai in Oberhausen, but a contractual dispute has seen the Bahamian veteran pull out, leaving Brazilian Marcelo Luiz Nascimento to step in. But few things seem to worry Parker and despite the change of opponent he remains confident the hard work was done long ago as he looks to Sunday’s bout (NZT). “I’m relaxed because I know I’ve put in the work with the camp that we’ve had,” Parker said. “If I didn’t put in the work you’d feel a bit nervous coming in towards the fight week because we know we haven’t done the work. “But I know that I’ve put everything in in the gym and know when it comes to fight night I want to show everyone what I’ve been training so hard for.”

Nascimento has to be commended for taking the fight with a week’s notice and the 33-year-old (17-5) does represent the tallest man Parker has ever climbed in the ring with at 1.96m. “It is quite different fighting someone taller than me when I’m used to fighting people who are a lot shorter,” Parker said. “So it is going to be a challenge in that sense.” Standing taller than 1.90m is the norm for most heavyweights in the modern era and champion Klitschko is a towering 1.98m, while there’s a collection of others who flirt with the 2m-mark. But Nascimento won’t have the quickness of the 1.92m South Aucklander, while Parker’s camp insist his power has increased since he knocked out Afa Tatupu in Auckland in October. Going by the size of his tree trunk legs there’s evidence to suggest he has the base to work from to hit harder than ever. Parker (7-0) has sparred with Canadian Bermane Stiverne during the lead-up to this week’s fight and Stivern will meet Chris Arreola for the vacant WBC world heavyweight title next month. “I’ve been preparing myself as best I can and now I’m ready for anyone they put me in the ring with,” Parker said. The man who has the nerves

RESULTS ■ Golf Ashburton Golf Club April 19 Winners of the Keig Cup for family pairings were Peter and Andy Morrison 80 – 12 = 68. The Coasters Cup was won by Trevor Watson and David Fisher 82 – 22 = 60. Other good scores recorded on the day were: Adrian Hopwood and Nicole Hamilton-Cross 67.5, Gordon Crawford

New Zealand Cricket is seeking a specialist batting coach to assist Mike Hesson, after Bob Carter left to take up a new role with the organisation. Carter has been appointed NZC high-performance coach and begins the role next month. He will oversee a number of development sides such as New Zealand Under-19 and New Zealand A, the latter of which he’ll coach during their tour of England this July. Carter took up his role alongside Hesson in 2012 and has faced barbs along the way as New Zealand’s batting veered between poor and inconsistent. - NZH

Manchester United says manager David Moyes has left the Premier League club after less than a year in charge, amid heavy speculation he was about to be fired. United released a brief statement yesterday, saying the club “would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role.” United is seventh in the league, a season after winning its 20th championship by 11 points, and on course for its lowest league finish since 1990. - AP

Raiders up against it

Joseph Parker: Confident hard work in the ring will pay off. odt photo

this week is trainer Kevin Barry. “It’s a big change and it’s a change that for me, as the coach, I’m really concerned about,” Barry said of the opponent switch. “We’ve spent the last two months training for Sherman ‘The Tank’ Williams.

“I just said: ‘Nothing changes’. We know we are fighting on the 27th of April. Everything we’ve done in the last 12 weeks has been geared up to Joseph performing on the 27th of April.” For the record, Barry won the game of euchre. - APNZ

City closes the gap in EPL title race Manchester City narrowed the gap on English Premier League leaders Liverpool to six points yesterday with a comfortable 3-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at Eastlands. Pablo Zabaleta, Sergio Aguero and Martin Demichelis all scored for City as three differ-

New role for Carter

Moyes gone


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ent Argentine players netted in an EPL match for the first time. West Brom pulled the score back to 2-1 through Graham Dorrans but, ultimately, City had too much quality. City will close further on Liverpool should they win their game in hand, although they still need the Merseyside club to drop points in their remain-

ing three games if they are to take the title. Manuel Pellegrini, City manager, responded to his side’s 2-2 draw with Sunderland with three changes as Gael Clichy, David Silva and Edin Dzeko came in for Aleksandar Kolarov, James Milner and Alvaro Negredo. The hosts were also still

without influential midfielder Yaya Toure, who is recovering from a groin injury. City fans will nervously await updates on their Spanish playmaker Silva who was taken off on a stretcher with an ankle injury after an awkward tangle with Morgan Amalfitano in the 70th minute of the match. - AFP

and Shane Beavan 69, Richard Leith and Miti Daniel 69 on c/b from Dave and Jeff Hewitt. Nearest The Pins: Robbies Bar & Bistro: Adrian Hopwood, Braided Rivers: Paul Greer, Rothburys Insurance: Brent MacGregor, Netherby Meats: Miti Daniel, Charming Thai Restaurant (Longest Putt #9) John Dudley. Twos: Stewart Dunlop, Gordon Crawford, Paul Greer, Alison MacGregor, Paddy Bradford, Peter MacAulay, Miti Daniel, Richard Leith and Adrian Hopwood. April 21: Vince Carr 38 pts, Paddy Bradford 37, John Dudley 35 on c/b from 3 others. Nearest The Pins: #8 Murray Cook, #14

Gaby Jansen. Twos: Murray Cook

Ash Vegas Player of the Day: Andrew Lake 76-9-67; Nett Eagle No 15: Not struck Next Week: District Teams – 2nd Stableford, Ruapuna Semis, 3rd Kerr

Mayfield Golf Club April 19 Winners 3rd Ruapuna: Terry Kingsbury beat Peter McLauchlan 0-13 Andrew Lake 41 points, Pete Marshall 40, Andrew Peck 38, Logan Tasker 35. 14-36 c/b Tim Greer 38 from Roger Lake 38, Mark Greenslade and Neil Raynor 35 Nearest Pins: Aon Insurance Brokers No 2: Tim Hoban; John McAuliffe Bayleys Real Estate No 11: Terry Kingsbury; Marilyn Cross Property Brokers No 5: Wayne Blair; ANZ Bank No 14: Andy Lake; ATS 2nd Shot No 9 and No 18: Logan Tasker Two’s: Andrew Lake, Terry Kingsbury

■ Shooting Mayfield Smallbore Rifle Club April 21 Robert Spencer 54, Phillippa Fleming 93.1, Gwen Wilce 73, Ben Nordqvist 77, Phil Wilce 88.3, John Fleming 98.3, Carl Nordqvist 96.5, Andrew Donaldson 96.1, Alan Wakelin 95.4.

Forget the Stewart brothers’ distractions, no NRL team rises in the face of adversity better than the Manly Sea Eagles. That’s Canberra centre Jarrod Croker’s assessment of the turmoil taking place at Brookvale Oval, with Brett Stewart charged with drink driving on Monday, and older brother Glenn making the shock announcement he is defecting to South Sydney. Both have been named to play the Raiders on Sunday, and Croker knows his side faces a tough task stringing together their first back-to-back wins of the season after downing the Storm on the weekend. Manly were one of the best teams at overcoming adversity in the competition, Croker said yesterday. - AAP

Winter squash Collegiate Squash Club is gearing up for its annual winter league and looking for people keen to play. The Thursday night competition begins on May 1 and will this year use American scoring (first to 15 points, or win by two). People wanting to play in the winter league, or keen to give the game a go, can contact Logan on 0277554627 or email colsqu@ Names must be in by April 24.

Grizzlies maul Thunder Zach Randolph scored 25 points to help the Memphis Grizzlies defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 in overtime to level their firstround playoff series at one game each yesterday. Kevin Durant had 36 points and 11 rebounds for the Thunder. Russell Westbrook scored 29 points for Oklahoma City, but he made just 11 of 28 shots. Meanwhile the Los Angeles Clippers leveled their series with the Golden State Warriors at 1-1 after leading all the way for a convincing 138-98 home win. - AP

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

In brief


Foran out of test

Warriors brace for Storm

New Zealand five-eighth Kieran Foran will miss next month’s Anzac Test as well as a month of NRL after being ruled out for four weeks with a knee injury. The tough playmaker suffered the injury in Manly’s controversial win over North Queensland on Friday night. With the Sea Eagles missing halfback Daly Cherry-Evans, Foran opted to play out the game despite suffering the significant injury in the second half of the Gosford clash. The news is a big blow to the coach Stephen Kearney’s Kiwi side, who will also be without hooker Issac Luke. - AAP

The Warriors have made three changes for Friday’s match against the Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park. Chad Townsend returns at standoff after playing for the club’s New South Wales Cup side the last two weeks. He replaces Thomas Leuluai, again troubled by the groin injury which delayed his start to the 2014 campaign. In other changes, Jayson Bukuya is again named in the second row; he was also named against Canterbury-Bankstown and St George Illawarra before being ruled out due with a foot injury. The third change sees Feleti Mateo added to the interchange after spending the last two games in the New South Wales Cup. “We’re managing Thomas through his injury,” said Warriors head coach Andrew McFadden. “He needs time off to rest it and we hope to have him back for our next home game against Canberra [at Eden Park on May 10]. “It gives Chad another chance in the NRL. “It was difficult leaving him out a couple of weeks ago but he has

Souths welcome Stewart George Burgess admits he doesn’t know whether two State of Origin forwards will be enough to fill the gaping hole left by his brother Sam at South Sydney next season. The Rabbitohs confirmed yesterday that Glenn Stewart had signed a twoyear deal with the Redfern-based club from 2015, just days after they nabbed fellow representative Tim Grant from Penrith. The news ended months of speculation surrounding Stewart’s future at the Sea Eagles, who were unable to offer him a new contract because of salary-cap pressures. But with Sam Burgess’ defection to rugby union freeing up some money at Souths, coach Michael Maguire was quick to swoop on the 184-game veteran and four-time grand finalist. - AAP

maintained his form in the New South Wales Cup.” McFadden said he was optimistic Bukuya would return this week after being close to playing against the Dragons while Mateo had earned a recall after influential efforts for the New South Wales Cup side against the Bulldogs and Illawarra. The Warriors will have eight players making their eighth straight outing of the year - Sam Tomkins, Dane Nielsen, Shaun Johnson, Sam Rapira, Nathan Friend, Jacob Lillyman, Simon Mannering and Suaia Matagi. Starting at loose forward again will be Sebastine Ikahihifo, named the players’ player of the day for his performance against the Dragons. The Warriors team to play the Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park in Melbourne on Friday, kick off 8pm NZT is: Sam Tomkins, David Fusitua, Dane Nielsen, Ngani Laumape, Manu Vatuvei, Chad Townsend, Shaun Johnson, Sam Rapira, Nathan Friend, Jacob Lillyman, Jayson Bukuya, Simon Mannering (c), Sebastine Ikahihifo. Interchange: Ben Henry, Suaia Matagi, Siliva Havili, Feleti Mateo. - APNZ

M2 Te Aroha gallops

Feleti Mateo: Back in favour with Warriors selectors.

Today at Te Aroha Raceway

Racing Te Aroha Venue: Te Aroha Meeting Date: 23 Apr 2014 NZ Meeting number: 2 Doubles: 1 and 2; 3 and 4; 5 and 6; 7 and 8 Trebles: 2, 3 and 4; 6, 7 and 8 1 12.35pm (NZT) SUPER LIQUOR TE AROHA R65 & JUMPERS HWT 2200 $7000, Rating 65 Benchmark & JMPS HWT*, 2200m 1 3x503 It’s A Message tdm (3) 74 ....M Mitchell (1.5) 2 65x65 Radinka m (8) 69.5 ...................R Hutchings 3 16x52 King Laria d (1) 69 ..................... C Thornton 4 66x33 West End m (4) 69 .........................S Phelan 5 x3444 Enjay b (2) 67 .................................. T Harris 6 422x3 Noah Jon dm (5) 67 ............... G Walsh (1.5) 7 45x08 Arose tm (6) 65 ...................W Cafferty (2.5) 8 8706x Toby Cee tm (9) 65......................D Miller (3) 9 22Px7 Applaud (7) 65 2 1.10pm LINDA LAING RACING STABLES F&M MDN 1200 $7000, MDN F&M, 1200m 1 34645 Born Happy b (13) 57.5....... R Hutchings (a) 2 07534 Bisquee 57.5 ................................ Scratched 3 5490x Okay Annie (4) 57.5 .................... D Johnson 4 4x Monira (11) 57.5.............................. K Myers 5 6980x Fussy Hussy (1) 57.5 ........................L Innes 6 Harvest Maid (3) 57.5 ................. C Dell (a1) 7 80. Postie Plus (14) 57.5 .................J Wong (a3) 8 40x Royal Enchantress h (9) 57..... P Turner (a1)


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x560x Reckon I’m Ready (11) 58.5 R Hutchings (a) x907x Giveit To Jack 58.5 ....................... Scratched 2887x He’s Myn 58.5 .............................. Scratched 80x Sky Idea (5) 58.5................................J Jago 63536 Terse (9) 58 2. Adepto b (10) 58 ......................... D Johnson 2 Word On The Street h (8) 58 ........... C Grylls 709x0 Captain Earnie (2) 58 .............. P Turner (a1) Electric Boots (4) 58........................S Collett 09x2 Hidrifter 58 ................................... Scratched Jovan (6) 58 ................................ B Lammas 079x Sardios (3) 58 ................................. S Spratt 5 2.55pm JAN REVELL MEMORIAL MAIDEN 1200 $7000, MDN, 1200m 1 3x255 Ramarro h (10) 58.5............ R Hutchings (a) 2 0x Keepthego (1) 58.5 ......................... K Myers 3 x907x Giveit To Jack (3) 58.5...............J Wong (a3) 4 Handsome Hermes (5) 58.5............ C Grylls 5 74x9 Laugh (9) 56..............................J Oliver (a3) 6 Conspired (4) 56 7 Gold Promise (8) 56 .................. M D Plessis 8 Saywhen (2) 56 ..........................M Cameron 9 7x90x Secret Dew (7) 56 ...........................S Collett 10 Tipperary (6) 56 ................................L Innes 6 3.30pm TE AROHA MEMORIAL RSA RATING 65

1200 $7000, Rating 65 Benchmark*, 1200m 1 991x0 O’Reilly’s Gold d (3) 59 .......... B Murray (a4) 2 1447x Never Surrender tdmh (7) 58.5 . M D Plessis 3 34x38 Baseer mb (2) 58 4 29x1 Dilly 58 ......................................... Scratched 5 154. Hollywood Lad b (6) 58 .....................L Innes 6 24965 Who Said d (1) 57.5 ........................ S Spratt 7 8180x Edward The Eighth tmh (8) 57 . B Grylls (a1) 8 0000x Big City (4) 56.5 .................................J Jago 9 519x Bingo d (9) 55.5 .......................... D Johnson 10 66052 Capistrano Magic d (10) 55.5R Hutchings (a) 11 28935 Spirit Of Wyuna dh (5) 54.5............. M Wenn 7 4.05pm ECOLAB RATING 65 1200 $7000, Rating 65 Benchmark*, 1200m 1 28060 Gold Hunter tdmh (7) 59 ...........J Wong (a3) 2 6081x Iz mh (11) 58.5 ........................ P Turner (a1) 3 1 Billy ‘O d (9) 58..................................L Innes 4 x000x Hey Mr (3) 58 .......................M Ulucinar (a3) 5 5100x First Class (2) 57....................... M D Plessis 6 2x18x Quintette 56.5 .............................. Scratched 7 215x Grant’s Girl t (5) 56...................... D Johnson 8 1x9x Petrify d (10) 56............................... C Grylls 9 130x Pinzano (1) 55................................. S Spratt 10 0306x Aluka dmh (8) 54.5.......................... K Myers 11 06569 Mi Apache Horse dh (4) 54 ...... B Grylls (a1) 12 57390 Big Bang Baby tmh (6) 54 ........A Jones (a3)


4.40pm (SIR) TIME KEEPER MEMORIAL RATING 65 1600 $7000, Rating 65 Benchmark*, 1600m 1 324x6 Uncle Sugar dh (12) 59 ................... C Grylls 2 798x8 Smedley m (13) 58.5 ....................... K Myers 3 6521x Waitoki Ahi tdmh (7) 58.5 ............ B Lammas 4 52048 Raf Lanac tm (9) 57.5 ........................M Hills 5 8058x Beverley Beck dm (6) 57 ...........J Oliver (a3) 6 3059x Rap N Tap dm (1) 57 ....................... S Spratt 7 60480 The Mig h (16) 57............................ M Wenn 8 95593 Madly Bentley m (3) 56 9 516x5 Sneaky Feelings dm (4) 56 ........M Cameron 10 08x0x Varnish tm (14) 56..............L Magorrian (a4) 11 47050 Dezignator b (2) 55.5 ........................L Innes 12 0x604 Ngatira Gold 55.5 ......................... Scratched 13 44043 Holy Affair m (11) 55.5 .......................J Jago 14 3103 Soviet Song b (8) 54.5 .............. M D Plessis 15 90x56 Maeve Davone dm (10) 54 ....... B Grylls (a1) 16 0459x Riot Act (15) 54 ........................... C Dell (a1) 17 26457 Hardtaluva h (5) 54 Emergency: Hardtaluva Blinkers on : West End (R1), Born Happy (R2), Who Said, Big City, Capistrano Magic (R6), Big Bang Baby (R7), Waitoki Ahi (R8) Blinkers off : Never Surrender (R6), First Class (R7) Winkers off : Ramarro (R5), Capistrano Magic (R6), Grant’s Girl (R7)

Palmerston North dogs Today at Manawatu Raceway

Palmerston North Greyhounds Venue: Manawatu Race- 1 43235 Trojan Troy nwtd F &.......................Turnwald 7 34377 Rijeka 21.76 .............................. M G Gowan way Meeting Date: 23 Apr 2014 NZ Meeting number: 9 2 2 Procrastination nwtd ........................L Ahern 8 12766 Wild As Angels nwtd .......................M Olden Doubles: 1 and 2; 3 and 4; 5 and 6; 7 and 8; 9 and 10; 3 35444 Little Prophet nwtd ...........................R Waite 9 44768 Exact Master nwtd ............................ B Hunt 11 and 12 Trebles: 1, 2 and 3; 4, 5 and 6; 7, 8 and 9; 10, 4 26422 Where’s Shiraz nwtd .......................... N Udy 10 68767 Dasher Rum 21.78 ...........................R Waite 11 and 12 5 Always Welcome nwtd .....................L Ahern 6 1.37pm MARTON DASH C1 C1, 375m 6 56523 Homebush Saxon nwtd .............J McInerney 1 12.04pm (NZT) AWAPUNI DASH C0 C0, 375m 1 38313 Goodtime Kate 21.97 ..................B Goodwin 7 1 Kilchurn nwtd ............................. G Hodgson 1 Homebush Cruella nwtd............J McInerney 2 43882 Excessive Speed nwtd ....................M Olden 8 42 Homebush Sarah nwtd..............J McInerney 2 8 Homebush Banshee nwtd .........J McInerney 3 26585 Cedric Baxter nwtd....................J McInerney 9 75864 Sniff of Brandy nwtd .........................R Waite 3 86627 Cuts Deep nwtd ...........................P Blanche 4 64388 White Legs nwtd .............................. C Clark 4 66776 Cee Ach Gee nwtd ................... S Gommans 10 77377 Fantastic Anna nwtd.....................P Blanche 5 16762 Vinny Doon 21.93 B &...................G Atwood 5 83755 Homebush Magic nwtd K & ............ J Maisey 4 1.02pm MANAWATU RACEWAY C1 C1, 375m 6 62476 Wolf Marine nwtd ..................... S Gommans 1 64656 Opehu Flyer nwtd .............................R Waite 6 58 Winsome Mata nwtd ..................D Schofield 7 86781 Gold Stone nwtd D L & ................... L Wright 2 34325 Waldo Baxter nwtd ....................J McInerney 7 5778 Homebush Rowdy nwtd ............J McInerney 8 7887x Shiny Upsome nwtd .................A Duganzich 3 56573 Opawa Jay nwtd ............................... A Clark 8 6767x Tai Baxter nwtd .........................J McInerney 9 7F576 Flirt With Me 22.03 .................. T McCracken 4 23777 Mr. Reece nwtd ................................. R Hunt 10 856F7 Cosmic Sally 22.11 ...................J McInerney 9 67786 Another Plane nwtd...................J McInerney 5 1F275 Caesar Win 22.36 F & ....................Turnwald 7 1.54pm WWW.RACINGDOGS.CO.NZ C2 C2, 375m 10 78885 Lum Jum nwtd ...........................J McInerney 6 12365 Kotumba 22.03 L & ............................ Morris 2 12.24pm WOODVILLE DASH C0 C0, 375m 1 55266 Homebush Verona 21.94...........J McInerney 7 57233 Homebush Sting nwtd ...............J McInerney 1 64 Homebush Barabas nwtd ..........J McInerney 2 73265 Cool Heir 21.80 .................................. N Udy 8 24344 Missy Sloy 22.16 ..................... T McCracken 2 53866 Worth A Crack nwtd ................. S Gommans 3 32654 Opawa Johnny nwtd.....................R McPhee 9 44768 Exact Master nwtd ............................ B Hunt 3 26626 Go Max nwtd ................................K Jackson 4 62348 Fire Boy Baxter 21.55 ...............J McInerney 4 756 Homebush Ted nwtd .................J McInerney 10 77876 Dodgy Pockets nwtd.................. M G Gowan 5 64173 Yes He Will 22.21 ............................. I Moore 5 65 Homebush Happy nwtd .............J McInerney 5 1.19pm PETER SINCLAIR PHOTO FINISH C1, 375m 6 78677 Chelsea’s Beauty 21.75 ............... T Downey 1 68863 Coyote Caught Ya 22.34...........E Duganzich 6 57857 Five Dollar Leo nwtd .................J McInerney 7 41416 Not Bad 21.79 ............................ B Johnston 2 85183 Boss Man Sloy 21.82 ...................R McPhee 7 7767 Dogged Denis nwtd..........................G Quirk 8 26481 Kezz 22.04 .............................. T McCracken 3 858x8 Unique Tilly nwtd ..........................K Jackson 8 757 Carter Cash nwtd A & ......................... J.Hall 9 6568x Kilara’s Fancy 22.13 ...................D Schofield 4 65273 Sub Silentio nwtd ........................B Goodwin 10 86688 Raveon 21.92 ............................ M G Gowan 9 4T788 Another Smile nwtd ...................J McInerney 5 44313 Homebush Envy nwtd ...................... C Clark 8 2.12pm ASHHURST DASH C2 C2, 375m 10 78885 Lum Jum nwtd ...........................J McInerney 6 11457 Vinnie Baxter 21.89...................J McInerney 3 12.44pm J P PRINT, PETONE C0 C0, 457m 1 15837 Fanta’s Fever 22.03.................. S Gommans

2 52164 Dogged Dan 22.01 ............................ R Hunt 3 45615 Just A Mate nwtd ......................J McInerney 4 16842 Sheza Fooling 22.10 ............... T McCracken 5 66718 Chelseas Babe 22.02................... T Downey 6 25786 Gay Thorley 22.12 .....................J McInerney 7 36457 Addicted 21.79 .................................L Ahern 8 66365 Homebush Anabel 22.49 ................. C Clark 9 17448 Uno Charm 22.20........................B Goodwin 10 86688 Raveon 21.92 ............................ M G Gowan 9 2.29pm CLOVERLEA DASH C2/3 C2/3, 375m 1 14886 Homebush Alex 21.64 ...............J McInerney 2 71887 Gus nwtd F & .................................Turnwald 3 43227 Run Junior Run 21.69 .................A Turnwald 4 27863 Another Becky nwtd ..................J McInerney 5 6F287 Mick Mania 21.81 ....................... G Hodgson 6 23435 Flying Blake 21.92 .............................. L Bell 7 74887 Another Colt nwtd .....................J McInerney 8 73357 Uno Flash nwtd ...............................S Maher 9 17448 Uno Charm 22.20........................B Goodwin 10 77887 Homebush Coco 22.11 .............J McInerney 10 2.48pm COMMERCIAL TAVERN SUPER LIQUOR GREEN ISLAND C1 C1, 375m 1 25637 Goman Ninnie nwtd ........................ C Brider 2 6P684 Toby’s Terra nwtd...................... S Gommans 3 47644 Showem Baby nwtd .................A Duganzich 4 83766 Hermione Baxter nwtd ..............J McInerney 5 82422 Scarilicious 21.97 L & ........................ Morris 6 82557 Ello Elle nwtd D L & ........................ L Wright

7 8 9 10

18x55 Boomerang Man nwtd ................ B Johnston 78366 Into The Fray nwtd ...........................R Waite 7F576 Flirt With Me 22.03 .................. T McCracken 48687 Homebush Cruden nwtd ...........J McInerney 11 3.05pm FEILDING STAKES C1 C1, 457m 1 112 Contemporaneous 26.55 .................L Ahern 2 33161 Seconds Good 26.38 ................ M G Gowan 3 37612 Homebush Marlow nwtd ..............P Blanche 4 4655x Tepirita Tuiteka nwtd.....................S N Erueti 5 43474 Sheza Terror..........................................nwtd 6 37336 King’s Selection nwtd ............... S Gommans 7 31346 Ruth’s Raider 26.48 ................ T McCracken 8 53227 Zamaddis Lass nwtd .................... T Downey 9 27765 Gucci Rush nwtd L & ......................... Morris 10 87583 All About Amy 26.73 A &..................... J.Hall 12 3.23pm FOXTON STAKES C1/2 C1/2, 457m 1 87641 Mr. Darci nwtd A & .............................. J.Hall 2 11111 Knuckle Bump 25.74 ........................L Ahern 3 24548 Amy Wineglass 27.05 ..............A Duganzich 4 53x56 Dipsy Lala 27.07 ..............................L Ahern 5 58444 Backyard Bully 26.08 ................. G Hodgson 6 54765 Paddy Baxter 26.55...................J McInerney 7 22118 Cider Drinka 26.44 ..........................M Olden 8 21412 Eternal Magic nwtd ....................D Schofield 9 26577 Adda Boy Zeke 27.02 B & .............G Atwood 10 87583 All About Amy 26.73 A &..................... J.Hall LEGEND: fsdt - First Start Here nwd - No Win this Distance fstd - First Start This Distance 31 13 - Best Winning Time This Track



In brief Deans off to Japan Former Wallabies and Crusaders coach Robbie Deans is said to have signed with Japanese club the Panasonic Wild Knights. Clubs throughout Japan and Europe were keen on Deans’ services following his sacking by Australia last year, including London club Harlequins, but Panasonic has won out. While Deans was a success with the Wallabies when he joined them from the Crusaders in 2008, the team failed to kick on and he paid the price after the series defeat to the British and Irish Lions last year. - APNZ

Gatland eyes Anscombe Gareth Anscombe’s exploits at the Chiefs have not gone unnoticed abroad, with Wales coach Warren Gatland said to be increasingly keen on luring him from Hamilton with the potential prize of a World Cup spot. Gatland needs more options at No10, with Rhys Priestland, Dan Biggar and James Hook failing to convince. Anscombe qualifies straight away as his mother Tracey was born in Wales and he could serve a short apprenticeship with the Cardiff Blues, said to be close to agreeing a deal with Mark Hammett, currently in his last season at the Hurricanes. - APNZ

Beale in cotton wool The NSW Waratahs are unconcerned that injured playmaker Kurtley Beale may not train this week before tackling the Blues in Super Rugby’s Anzac Day blockbuster at Eden Park. NSW coach Michael Cheika has placed Beale in cotton wool, giving the midfield provider every chance to overcome an ankle injury in time to take the field on Friday. Beale is considered a 70-30 chance of playing but is unlikely to train before the team flies out for Auckland on Thursday. - AAP

Toulon has the edge European Cup rugby holders Toulon will start as the slight favourites in their semi-final on Sunday against Ireland’s two-time champions Munster, the French club’s head coach Bernard Laporte said yesterday. The 49-year-old former France coach - serving a 16-week touchline ban for abusing a referee - says playing the match in nearby Marseille will give them the edge over the Irish province. The winners of Sunday’s game will play the victors in Saturday’s first semi-final between English side Saracens and Clermont. - AFP

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Ashburton Guardian




International rugby at Celtic tonight A squad of 27 has been named to front for Mid Canterbury to take on a touring Japanese side at the Celtic Rugby Club tonight. The match against the Kanto province is a friendly before the touring squad takes on South Island Universities at the weekend and New Zealand Universities the following week. Mid Canterbury Rugby Union chief executive Ian Patterson said that it also gave the selectors an opportunity to scope out potential before its Ranfurly Shield challenge against Counties Manukau on July 9, and in the lead-up to the Heartland Championship season.

Tonight’s match kicks off at 7pm. Mid Canterbury: 1. Tolu Tokulua, 2. James Carr, 3. Simon Fleetwood, 4. Logan Bonnington, 5. Andrew Smith, 6. Tavita Ula, 7. Seta Koroitamana, 8. Jon Dampney (c), 9. Cawte Whiting, 10. Davie Maw, 11. Willie McGoon, 12. Peni Manumanunuliwa, 13. Oscar Pamment, 14. Nico Bueta, 15. Andrew Fluker, 16. Scott Murphy, 17. Matt Grooms, 18. Nathan Vaauli, 19. Ross McKay, 20. Gary Redmond, 21. Sam Houston, 22. Manase Nonu, 23. Ryan Ashworth, 24. Esera Lauina, 25. Nete Caucau, 26. Josh Nonu, 27. Maukie Otukolo.

Machine Operator/ Production Assistant Golden Stockfoods is located in Tinwald and specialises in producing high quality supplement and concentrate feeds. We are looking for someone who is motivated to work to a high standard and meet production targets, often within tight time frames. This role will suit a person with mechanical aptitude as you will be required to efficiently operate and maintain pelleting plant and other blending equipment with care, to accurately batch ingredients and to pack product. We have direct contact with customers so a high level of customer service and professionalism is required. A forklift license is desired and some weekend work may be required to keep up with production demands. We are seeking someone who will fit into a close knit team of non-smoking, mostly healthy eating types, who subscribe to the what-ever-it-takes motto. Preference will be given to someone from within the industry or a related role. Apply with covering letter and CV by Friday, May 2, 2014 to:

Essential Nutrition Ltd, 41D Birmingham Drive, Christchurch, 8024 or email : Peni Manumanunuliwa

Rugby bosses left red-faced BY PATRICK MCKENDRY In reaching a mutual agreement with Benji Marshall to let him leave the Blues only a few months into his two-year contract, New Zealand’s rugby bosses made their best decision of this whole sorry saga. That no one was available to talk about it has made it sorrier still. It is obvious the Blues have questions to answer, but unfortunately the intricacies of the New Zealand Rugby Union’s central contracting system mean it is the national union in Wellington which will decide when they are. Despite repeated requests for comment yesterday, the Blues said they were waiting on the NZRU’s contracting team to finalise the release before being able to say anything, a frustrating position to be in for what is normally a forward-thinking outfit. Meanwhile, as the Blues were forced to play it by the book, Marshall was revealing all to his Sydney media contact, including that he had come to the conclusion after half a season that he was an “average” rugby player but that he had enjoyed the experience and would be better for it. It was a farcical state of affairs that seems a fitting conclusion to what was an ill-conceived plan from start to finish. Yes, Marshall showed ambition to make the

switch and attempt to make the All Blacks - you can’t argue against that - and yes the Blues showed ambition in having a go at converting him to the 15-man game, but the franchise placed so many barriers in his way that it wasn’t a surprise that he failed. Marshall had originally been seen as a first-five, then a fullback who could cover No10, and then a fullback who wasn’t good enough to cover No10. A quick read of the comments attached to the latest match report on the Blues’ official website give an indication of the depth of feeling among some supporters. While the anonymous venting can’t be taken too seriously in any context, there were a couple of valid points made, including why the website hadn’t seen fit to relay the news of Marshall’s exit. Here are a few other questions we would like answered: What exactly did Kirwan - who was understood to be the main driver in getting Benji on board - see in Marshall that made him go to Sydney to talk the former Tigers player into signing with the franchise? If it was X-factor, hasn’t he already got enough of that in his backline? And wouldn’t Beauden Barrett have been a better option? Actually, that last question answers itself. - APNZ

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No weekends or stat holidays. Minimum of 4 hours (night starting approx. 5.30pm, or by agreement). Must be: h Reliable h Honest h Physically fit Applications close May 2, 2014

Please phone: Cindy 021 850 443

Delivery Driver Required We are looking for a delivery driver for our aluminium joinery. The successful applicant must be: • • • •

Physically fit for heavy lifting Minimum class 4 licence Motivated and reliable Have good communication skills

Immediate start would be an option for the right person. If this sounds like you please call Karl on 0274 366 453 or email

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2014



Media Sales Consultant Business is booming and sales are soaring.

Netball Administrator

Want to be part of our success? Are you the type of person who loves a challenge, has to win, can juggle ten things at once, enjoys socialising and networking. If you are, you need to be working with us! We have vacancy for a professional rural advertising sales consultant to join our newspaper and web sales team. This position will provide you with great opportunities to be innovative and creative in an exciting team environment. You will have the opportunity to work closely with rural business owners/managers to develop their own individual advertising strategy and will be responsible for advising, creating and implementing their advertising in Ashburton’s leading media. The ideal candidate will have previous experience selling within the rural sector, be sales focused and target orientated, bright, energetic, with an exceptional customer service ethic and a proven rural sales track record. A high level of professionalism, personal integrity, drive and motivation to succeed is expected as is a commitment to providing the best possible outcome for the client. We will provide you with the training and support to offer your clients a superior professional service, to bring them the results they expect and more. The Ashburton Guardian offers an excellent remuneration package and is a great place to work.

Mid Canterbury Netball is looking to find a suitable candidate to fill the role of Netball Administrator for Mid Canterbury. The ideal candidate will have: • Competency using MS Office and Xero. • Ability to work independently without supervision. • Strong effective communication skills both written and verbal. • High attention to detail. • Team player and a positive attitude. • Work well under pressure and have the ability to multitask. • Experience in planning and management is an advantage. • The ability to effectively maintain all netball programmes run in Mid Canterbury. • Knowledge of netball is an advantage but not essential. This role is contracted for up to 35 hours during the netball season, dropping to approximately 15 hours out of netball season. Flexibility of hours and ability to work nights and weekends is required. For job description or any information about the above position please email Angela at To apply forward your CV and covering letter by Saturday, April 26 to:

The President Mid Canterbury Netball PO Box372 Ashburton 7740 Or email to

If you are an experienced sales professional with a proven history of delivering the highest levels of client service to achieve your personal and professional goals, then you should apply in writing, with confidence to:

Desme Daniels General Manager Ashburton Guardian 03 307 7974 Closing date for applications is Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Gaming Machine Technicians Gaming Machine Distributors has available three (3) additional positions for Field Service Technicians, one (1) based in Ashburton, one (1) based in Timaru, and one (1) based in Christchurch. The applicants must have or be able to attain Est A/B Certificate, have a current drivers licence, enjoy working with an experienced technical team as well as being capable of working independently showing a high degree of common sense and a sense of humour. Gaming is a specialised field and full training will be provided. If you are highly motivated, keen to learn or are already qualified send your CV to: The Manager, Gaming Machine Distributors, PO Box 7188, Christchurch Or drop one into 60 Montreal Street Christchurch, alternatively email These positions are available for an immediate start.

Guardian Job Vacancies Call the Guardian for all your classified requirements. 307 7900

Tractor Driver / General Farm Hand McLeod Cultivation Due to expansions in the team we require a new team member contracting work covering Geraldine and Mayfield districts, arable / diary support farm based in Ruapuna area We are a small contracting business operating modern well maintained machinery which includes cultivating and drilling. Experience in reversible ploughing and drilling will be an advantage. Farm work involves shifting stock, feeding out and general farm work Our vision is to provide quality service to the local community Good remuneration offered for the right person in helping us achieve this, which means working long hours at times and still being able to laugh. If you are still keen after that last line you just might be the right person so:

Give us a call, ask for James on 03 303 6232 between 7pm-9pm Guardian Classifieds 307 7900

For all subscriber enquiries, missed delivery, new subscriptions, temporary stops, call our subscriber hotline

We are installing a new web based job management and scheduling programme, Mobile Agenda, in our busy office in Ashburton, and wish to employ a suitable person to operate this module for us. It works in partnership with our accounting package, Accredo. Before we fully implement this system, we would like to employ someone who can “grow” with the programme from its inception. This position is ideally a full time position, but, with a possible flexibility in hours, could be a part time position; however a minimum of 35 hours / week would be necessary. The person we are looking for must possess excellent communication skills. They must also: • Be well organised • Be confident with an excellent telephone manner • Have a high attention to detail • Work effectively as part of a team whilst also able to work unsupervised • Have above average computer skills • Be prepared to work longer hours when seasonal requirements dictate • Have an understanding of the agricultural sector • Have a willingness to assist in other areas of our business Please apply, in writing, to: Ray Mayne Ray Mayne Hose & Fittings Ltd P O Box 247 ASHBURTON 7740 Email:

0800 274 287 0800 ASHBURTON


4 TINT-A-WINDOW solar protective films, UV block, fade, heat and glare control, privacy and safety films for glass. FREE quotes - 20 years local service, Bill Breukelaar - phone 0800 368 468.

BUYER of unwanted animals. Cattle, bobby calves, horse and all farm animals. We also sell pet food. Call Nick’s Pet Food 0272 101 621, A/H 03 348 9439.

COMPUTER PROBLEMS? For prompt, reliable service, contact Kelvin Boult, KJB Systems Ltd, 4 Ascot Place, Ashburton, ph 308 8989, 30 years local experience. SUPERGOLD discount card accepted.

MOTORING WHEEL alignments at great prices. Maximise the life of your tyres with an alignment from Neumanns Tyre Services Ltd, 197 Wills Street. Phone 308-6737.


Ashburton Dressage Group

SUN CONTROL WINDOW TINTING. Professional window tinting of cars, homes & offices. Quality films for privacy, UV (fading), heat, safety & security. Phone Craig Rogers your ONLY local applicator 307 6347 or 0800TINTER. Member of Master Tinters NZ.

A.G.M. Tuesday, May 6, 2014 At 7.30pm At the Ashburton A&P Assn Showgrounds All welcome

RURAL TRADING POST APRIL/MAY CALF SHED BEDDING SPECIAL. 10% discount on bulk orders for our premium woodmulch delivered in April/May. Guaranteed 100% untreated wood/bark. NO DEMOLITION MATERIALS USED HERE. Sawdust also available. Adams Sawmilling, Malcolm McDowell Road. Ph 3083595.

GRAZING GRAZ4U LIMITED. May to May grazing available for large numbers of 1 yo dairy heifers. Winter Grazing for R2's and Cows available. 5 Hectares of fodder beet to be bought harvested and taken off farm. A Contractor is available. Please contact: Sarah: 027 206 6760 or Matthew Bird: 027 608 3226.

TAEGE round bale feeder. required to $7,000 ono. Phone 03 303 GRAZIERS accommodate increased 9705 or 027 229 2313. demand for dairy heifer grazing and winter cow PLANTS, PRODUCE grazing, immediate, or May 1, FOR SALE: lucerne silage, 2014. For all grazing 90 4x3 second cut bales. requirements. Contact Phone: Tube wrapped. Good quality. Matt cellphone no: 027 608 3226. Ph 027 222 2502.

Birthday Greetings Brought to you by Kitchen Kapers.

Zac Moore Happy 3rd Birthday wee man. Have a great day. Love you forever, from Mummy, Daddy, Jenna and Simon. xxxx. Ella Quinn Happy 5th Birthday for Saturday. Have fun at school. Love Gran, Grandad and Aunty Callie. xx Fletcher Haugh Happy 6th Birthday sweetheart. Lots of love, Mum, Dad, Angus, Millicent and Magdalene. xo Skyla Cramond Happy 10th Birthday to our beautiful Skyla. Lots of love, Mum, Dad, Rhys, Jake and Johnny. xxx Birthday Greetings are free for those aged 12 and under only. Free birthday greetings must be received at least two working days before date of insertion otherwise there is no guarantee that it will appear on the day requested. Photos will be available at our ground floor office for collection after notice has appeared in the paper.

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Situations Vacant

Monday-Friday 8am – 5.30pm Saturday 10am – 1pm

0800 LASER 4 U (0800 527 374)

Job Scheduler Ray Mayne Hose & Fittings Ltd is a small to medium sized irrigation business in Ashburton. We are well established in this community and continue to experience growth locally and nationally.


307 7900


WANTED hand knitter to knit child's jersey - homespun wool supplied. Ph 03 304 7742. Guardian Classifieds 307 7900

Ready to use. Available in 11 colours. The Arcade, Ashburton 03 308 8287


Wednesday, April 23, 2014 MEETINGS, EVENTS


Thursday April 24 10.30am & 2.00pm

Mosaic Tiles Numbers limited, bookings essential, ph 308 5119 HOME IMPROVEMENT WAREHOUSE





LANDSCAPE SUPPLIES • Bark • Oamaru stone • Rocks • Organic compost • Sand • Screened soil • Home deliveries available

Plus much more FREE loan trailer available! From a shovel load to a trailer load. Dobson Street West Ph: 307 8302 Hours: Mon-Fri: 7.30am - 5pm Sat: 7.30am - 12 noon

GRAZING HIGH quality supervised grazing available for Rising 1 Heifers, now, or at May 1, 2014. For all grazing requirements. Contact: Matt cellphone no: 027 608 3226. HORSE grazing urgently required, prefer close to Tinwald, but anything considered. Responsible owner, References available. Ph 027 479 1730.

9.30am - 1.30pm ASHBURTON BAPTIST CHURCH. Second time round op shop. Baptist Church, Cnr Cass and Havelock Streets. 10.00am ST STEPHEN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH. Holy Communion, Park Street.

Thursday 9.00am ST PAUL’S SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME. School holiday programme, 5 to 12 years old, $2 donation with morning tea provided. St Paul’s Church hall, 65 Oxford Street. 9.30am JEAN’S LINE DANCE. Line dance low impact, Balmoral Hall, Cameron Street. 9.30am - 11.30am MID CANTERBURY BADMINTON. Great fun, everyone welcome. Racquets can be hired. Sports Hall, Tancred Street.

10.00am - 4.00pm ASHBURTON DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY GROUP. Open for research, upstairs. All welcome. 254 Cameron Street. 1.15pm TINWALD “500” CARDS. Come and play cards, all welcome. Tinwald Hall, Graham Street. 7.00pm GLENYS’ DANCE GROUP. Sequence dancing, Pipe Band Hall, Creek Road. 9.30am - 12.30pm ASHBURTON TOY LIBRARY. Large variety of toys for hire. Methodist Church Hall, Baring Square East. 9.30am - 12.30pm ASHBURTON METHODIST PARISH. Goodwill shop, sale of pre-loved clothing. Tinwald Methodist Church. Cnr Archibald and Jane Streets, Tinwald. 9.30am - 1.30pm ASHBURTON BAPTIST CHURCH. Second time round op shop. Baptist Church, Cnr Cass and Havelock Streets. 10.00am METHVEN HERITAGE CENTRE.

7.30pm ST DAVID’S UNION CHURCH. Real women walking group. 48 Allens Road, Allenton. 7.00pm - 9.30pm MID CANTERBURY LINE DANCERS. Learn to line dance 7pm, beginner/ intermediate (8pm - 9pm). Instructor Annette 307-7138a/h. Tinwald hall, Graham Street.

New Zealand Alpine and Agriculture Encounter, interactive fun for all ages. Main Street, Methven. 10.00am ST DAVID’S UNION CHURCH. Fit kidz, St David’s Union Church, 48 Allens road. Allenton. 10.30am - 3.30pm ASHBURTON EMBROIDERERS GUILD. Own work, stitch, chat and conference challenge. Senior Centre, Cameron Street. 10.45am M.S.A. TAI CHI. Exercises in the Social hall, Havelock Street.



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7.30pm ASHBURTON SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLUB. Dancing, music, fitness and fun. Buffalo Lodge Hall, Cox Street. 7.30pm - 9.30pm ASHBURTON PHTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY. Results photojournalism, entries splash of red. Senior Centre, Cameron Street.

12.50pm M.S.A. PETANQUE. Come and try Petanque, everyone welcome. Racecourse Road. 1.00pm - 3.00pm ASHBURTON AVIATION MUSEUM. Classic aircraft on display including DC 3. Ashburton airport, Seafield Road. 2.00pm R.S.A. WOMENS SECTION. Social afternoon, entertainment and afternoon tea. R.S.A. Cox St. 7.30pm GLENYS’ DANCE GROUP. Old time / sequence dancing. Learn to dance, all welcome. Pipe Band Hall, Creek Road.

The following services have been arranged and all citizens of the Ashburton County are invited to attend.

FRIDAY APRIL 25, 2014 • 6.30am - DAWN SERVICE Dawn Service at the Cenotaph Baring Square West. Service conducted by Captain Ken Smith of the Salvation Army. • 9.00am - CEMETERY SERVICE - SERVICES PLOT Service conducted by Captain Ken Smith. R.S.A. Members assemble at north end of Service Personnel plot 8.45am. • 11.00am - CIVIC SERVICE & WREATH LAYING Cenotaph, Baring Square West. Service conducted by: Rev David Brown. Guest Speakers: Ashburton College Head Girl and Head Boy; Sophie Congdon and Adam Tupper. NZRSA Speech Contest Competitor; Sharnie Scrivener. Limited seating available for elderly citizens. 150 seats reserved for Returned/ Service Personnel. Ex Service personnel, also other groups: Scouts, Guides etc assemble at the corner of Havelock and Park Streets by 10.45am. Dress for all services, mufti and medals. Courtesy van available phone 308 7175. • HINDS SUB-BRANCH Service at Hinds Hall at 10am. Conducted by Rev. Rob Davidson. Speaker: Mr Grant McMillan. Ex Service Personnel and Scout and Guides assemble at Scout Den at 9.45am. • MAYFIELD SUB-BRANCH Service at Mayfield Memorial Hall at 10am. Parade to assemble at Mayfield Tavern Carpark at 9.30am. Parade leaves at 9.45am. Led by: Mr Robert Jones. Speaker: Mr Dalziel. Silver Band in attendance. Morning tea to follow, a plate would be appreciated. All welcome. Mayfield Anzac Golf Tournament 12.30pm for a 1pm start. • METHVEN SUB-BRANCH Assemble at the Memorial Arch on McDonald Street at 9.30am. Service at Mt Hutt Memorial Hall at 10.00am. Speaker: Sir Graeme Harrison. Service conducted by: Mike Keith. Morning tea in the supper room of he Memorial Hall. All Methven residents welcome. Dress for all services mufti and medals.

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CONTAINERS for sale or hire, ex shipping: general and insulated. Sidelifter available for delivery. Wilson Bulk Transport, Phone 308-7772.

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havE your say The Ashburton District Council adopted its draft Annual plan for 2014/15 on 3 April 2014. The draft Annual plan details Council’s proposed work programme and budget for the coming year and outlines the level of funding required from rates. The draft Annual plan is now available for feedback from the community, and Council wants to know what you think. Come along to a community meeting to hear about what Council is proposing to do in the coming year. Community meetings will be held in the following locations: Ashburton, Methven, Hinds, Hakatere, rakaia and Mayfield. Copies of the draft Annual plan 2014/15, summary and submission form are available on the Council’s website or from Council offices, Ashburton public library, Mount Somers General Store, Hinds on the Spot, Methven i-SiTE, rakaia Mobil and the Mayfield Udder Dairy. For more information on the draft Annual plan and community meetings , visit

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Resource Recovery Parks and Methven Drop-off Facility

Road Closure


The Ashburton and Rakaia Resource Recovery Parks and the Methven Drop-off Facility for household items will be closed on: • Friday 25 April 2014

Pursuant to the Transport (Vehicular Traffic Road Closure) Regulations 1965, notice is hereby given that for the purpose of allowing Mayfield Lions Club to hold the Mount Somers Mountain Bike Race the following roads will be closed to ordinary vehicular traffic (with the exception of emergency vehicles) for the period indicated hereunder.

Environmental Services Committee Meeting Thursday 24 April 2014, 1.30pm

Refuse and Recycling - Kerbside Collection If your collection day is a Friday there will be a change for ANZAC Day. Collections normally scheduled for Friday 25 April 2014 will be collected on Thursday 24 April 2014. There are no changes to any other collections. Please ensure all rubbish and recycling is placed at kerbside by 7.30am on collection day.

Roads to be closed: Hoods Road, from Pattons Road to Comyns Street

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Period of closure: 9.30am until 3.00pm on Sunday, 27 April 2014.

Road Closure

It will be an offence under the above regulations for any person otherwise than under authority of an authorised permit to use the roads for ordinary vehicular traffic during the period of closure.

Ashburton District Council and the New Zealand Transport Agency gives public notice of a road closure for the purpose of allowing The Ashburton Returned and Services’ Association to hold ANZAC Day services (with the exception of emergency vehicles) for the period indicated hereunder. Roads to be closed: Havelock Street, from Park Street to East Street Baring Square West, from Havelock Street to Cameron Street State Highway 1 West Street, from Havelock Street to Cameron Street Cameron Street, from West Street to Park Street Period of closure: Between the hours of 6.00am an 8.30am and 10.00am to 12.30pm on Friday, 25 April 2014. Detours will be available on adjacent streets and these will be sign posted. We apologise for any inconvenience. This notice of closure is made under the Local Government Act 1974 - Schedule 10 (11 (e)). It will be an offence under the above regulations for any person otherwise than under authority of an authorised permit to use the roads / streets for ordinary vehicular traffic during the period of closure. Andrew Dalziel, Chief Executive, Ashburton District Council Colin Knaggs, Highway Manager, NZ Transport Agency, Christchurch

Other affected roads: Ashburton Gorge Road, Pattons Road, Buccleugh Street, Peaches Road, Coxs Road and Burnett Road

mEEtings All meetings are open to the public unless specified and residents are welcome to attend. Thursday 1 May 2014 Finance and Business Support Committee

Mayfield Draft Annual Plan Community Meeting Thursday 1 May 2014, 7.00pm, Mayfield War Memorial Hall For more information, visit


Ashburton Water Management Zone Committee Meeting


The Methven Community Board meets in the Board Room at the Methven Heritage Centre, Main Street, Methven. Thursday 29 May 2014 Environmental Services Committee

Rakaia Draft Annual Plan Community Meeting Wednesday 30 April 2014, 7.00pm, Rakaia Community Centre

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Monday 26 May 2014 Methven Community Board

Hakatere Draft Annual Plan Community Meeting Tuesday 29 April 2014, 7.00pm, Lower Hakatere Hall


Thursday 8 May 2014 Council Meeting

Service Delivery Committee Meeting Thursday 24 April 2014, to follow Environmental Services meeting.


Service Delivery Committee - To follow Environmental Services Committee Council and Committee meetings are held in the Council Chamber, Ashburton District Council offices, 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

pO Box 94, Ashburton 7740

A Meeting of the Ashburton Water Management Zone Committee will be held at the Ashburton District Council, 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton. Tuesday 29 April 2014, 1.00pm, Council Chamber. Meetings are open to the public and copies of the agenda can be obtained by contacting Council on (03) 307 7700. The agenda and more information on the committee can be found on the Canterbury Water website at www. ashburton.php


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Puzzles Wednesday, April 23, 2014 CRYPTIC ACROSS 1. To act as a lawyer thus is allowable (7) 5. It will take place when County Council is in our holding (5) 8. A soloist’s concert may be telling (7) 9. It is foolish to put the writer back within it (5) 10. Contrition it shows in two ways among coppers (9) 12. So left the story of the old Norse god to unfold (3) 13. Young fish might veer around prow of launch (5) 17. A dandy loudly put to work in music (3) 19. Be on trees planted out where it’s dark and gloomy (9) 21. Wash out the soap that may tint one’s hair (5) 22. Perhaps stops the French going in barebreasted (7) 24. Boat from Cathay dropped a medley (5) 25. One packing a pistol lost her to it (7)











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DOWN 1. A set of characters have the text for broadcasting (6) 2. Official permit for an abuse of freedom (7) 3. Spiteful woman has a short whip (3) 4. Not quite all perhaps of the cards left after dealing (5) 5. One brave old version of khaki for the GI (5,4) 6. Taken in by 3 he will not play fair (5) 7. Go back to what one gets on investment (6)

11. Therapy is matter ten are involved with (9) 14. It will stick out as a scheme for something to be done (7) 15. Brawl with the RAF Fay organised (6) 16. Hot spring may turn grey around the Southeast (6) 18. Fright may have occasioned pain at end of clinic (5) 20. Nick is not to go to church (5) 23. A friend of the colour TV system (3)






YESTERDAY’S SOLUTIONS CRYPTIC Across 1. Rivet 4. Suspend 8. Aisle 9. Ruinous 10. Pub 11. Disappear 12. Idem 13. Bloc 18. Tolerance 20. Gin 21. Empower 22. Caber 23. Tannery 24. Liege Down 1. Reappointment 2. Visible 3. Trendy 4. Stress 5. Skimpy 6. Evoke 7. District nurse 14. Legible 15. Browse 16. Energy 17. Pencil 19. Lupin



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QUICK Across 1. Task 3. Pandemic 9. Another 10. Visit 11. Strong-willed 13. Equine 15. Sparse 17. Left-of-centre 20. Horde 21. Extinct 22. Achieved 23. Mead Down 1. Transfer 2. Scour 4. Arrows 5. Developments 6. Masseur 7. Cote 8. Then and there 12. Demented 14. Unearth 16. Effete 18. Tense 19. Whoa

QUICK ACROSS 1. Numbers (7) 5. Pricked (5) 8. Clearly defined (5-3-5) 9. Finish (3) 10. Novices, beginners (9) 12. Ability, courage (6) 13. Marks (6) 15. Moderated (5,4) 16. Mischievous child (3) 18. Bar room ballads (8,5) 20. Correct (5) 21. Young child (7)

DOWN 1. Animal story (5) 2. Attention-seeking behaviour (13) 3. Aroused again (9) 4. Older, or higher in rank (6) 5. Female pig (3) 6. Not deliberate (13) 7. Estimates (7) 11. Tough minded (4-5) 12. Bullfighter (7) 14. Hat (6) 17. Puzzling question (5) 19. Sports equipment (3)


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Family Notices 26 Ashburton Guardian DEATHS

HAMMOND, Alan – On April 18 2014. Tragically taken from us before we were ready to say goodbye... Dearly loved husband of the late Alma. Much loved father and father in law of Alana and Keith (Hastings, Hawkes Bay) and Ashley and Joanne (Brisbane, Australia). Adored Granddad to Catherine, Rebecca, Toni, and Michael. Very dear friend of Rona. Alan was a lovely gentle soul with a great sense of humour who really loved his family and friends. All who knew him were privileged. Messages to P O Box 211, Hastings. Donations to 206 Club Ashburton would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Alan's life will be held at St David's Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on SATURDAY, April 26, commencing at 10.00am followed by interment at the Ashburton Cemetery. Paterson’s Funeral Services FDANZ Ashburton





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High cloud with northerlies, followed by brief rain and a southerly change.

Heavy rain near the divide and scattered falls further east, then clearing. Northwest gales, followed by lighter southwesterlies.

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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HALL, John – 23-04-2013 We cried when you passed away, We still cry today. Although we loved you dearly, we couldn’t make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard-working hands at rest, God broke our hearts to proved to us, that he only takes the best. Our heart is full of memories, with pride we speak your name. Though life goes on without you, it will never be the same. We love and miss you everyday, until we meet again, all our love always, Tena and Amanda. xxxxooo




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CORNWALL, Beverley Margaret (Bev) – On April 21, 2014 at Ashburton Hospital. Dearly loved wife of Spence. Loved stepmother to Arthur and HAMMOND, Alan – My heart weighs heavy Mary, Janyce and Kevin, and tonight Lord, Jocylyn. A much loved Nana As heavy as it can be. Bev to Richard and Candy, Al the laughter and Michelle and Dan Sheppard joy that I had Lord, and David and Alisha, and great Nana Bev to Tayten, You now have taken from me. Azalea, Kate, and James. The whole world was a joke HALL, John – to his vision, Messages to P O Box 472, One year today. God took or a song or some Ashburton 7740. Donations to you in his arms and you left music maybe. Ashburton Cancer Society us without a chance to say And love was a part and St John Ambulance goodbye, the sadness and of his mission, Ashburton would be appreciated and may be left And only the good did he see. heartache we feel without you at the service. A memorial He never saw wrong in his will never go away. You will always hold a special place in neighbour, service for Bev will be held at our hearts and we will always And looked for the joy he Our Chapel, Cnr East and feel proud to talk about you could bring. Cox Streets, Ashburton on SATURDAY, April 26, And if you looked DOWN in and remember the wonder memories we shared, and his presence, commencing at 2.00pm. To be sure, that’s when he feel so lucky to have had you Paterson’s Funeral Services as our DAD, friend and would sing. FDANZ Ashburton He enjoyed the small things, grandad. If tears could build a stairway like a butterfly, FLETCHER, Alma (nee to heaven, Or a baby who breathed Green) – we would bring you on his neck. Passed away peacefully at back again. He fed the sparrows Oakwoods Rest Home on We miss you forever and and blackbirds, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in her always, each and every day, And if they ate his crops 93rd year. Much loved wife of until we meet again, all our “what the heck”. the late Harry. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of They’re all God’s creatures love, Rosie, Ivan, Tania, Christeena and Nicholas. he’d tell you, Ivan and Kay, and Sharon xxxx And God has provided and Warren Fenemor. A for me. much loved grandmother of Aaron and Jennie, Adrienne And he will keep on caring, until at His feet I will be. and Josh, David and Kerryn. A loved great grandmother of He’s bowled his last bowl. Harry and Molly. Flowers or And sang his last tune. donations to the Alzheimers No more will that whistle Society, 50 Halifax St, Nelson fill the whole room. 7010, would be appreciated. He’s told his last joke, A celebration of Alma's life And trained his last band. HALL, John – will be held at Waimea Fixed his last fire. In loving memory of a Richmond Funeral Home, Before God he will stand. beloved dad and grandad corner Salisbury and And humbly bow on who sadly passed away one Champion Roads, Richmond, bended knee, year ago today. on SATURDAY, April 26, And God will accept him Always in our thoughts, 2014 commencing at 2pm. for eternity. Forever in our hearts. Waimea Richmond Funeral Love always, Rick, Angela, But - oh Alan Directors Janaya and Ashleigh. how I will miss you. Rona Russell. GIRVAN, Albert George; (Bert) – On April 22, 2014 at Please note all late death Christchurch Hospital. In his notices or notices sent out- HALL, John Elwin – One year ago today. Sadly 91st year. Dearly loved side ordinary office hours missed by all his family. husband of Beatrice Joyce must be emailed to: Gone too soon. (Betty). Loved father and Loved and missed by Clem, father in law of Bev and Pete to ensure publication. Karen, Danielle, Jason and Sullivan, and Ray and Kate. Loved granddad to Wayne During office hours notices Sam. may also be sent to: and Judy, Andrew, and James Sullivan; Sarah and Alex Ramsay, Thomas and Any queries Jackie, and Hamish and please contact Sarah. Loved great granddad 0800 to Beatrice, Geraldine, ASHBURTON HALL, John – Patricia, and Jeremy; and (0800-274-287). 23.04.2013. Sadly taken from Aurora and great great us one year today. grandpa to Riley, Ashley, and You were my best friend. Jessika. Messages to P O IN MEMORIAM I think of you in silence, Box 472, Ashburton 7740. I often speak your name. A service to celebrate Bert’s Now all I have are lovely life will be held at Our Chapel, memories. Cnr East and Cox Streets, Sadly missed, Maureen. Ashburton on SATURDAY April 26, commencing at ANNIVERSARIES 10.30am. Followed by cremation at Ashburton. 65 Wedding Paterson’s Funeral Services FDANZ Ashburton



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6am Breakfast 9am Good Morning 10am Ellen 3 With special guest Kate Walsh. 11am Selling Houses Australia 30 Noon One News 0 12:30 Emmerdale PGR Ross relates his experience to Adam; Kerry realises she can work Ruby and Ali’s baby plan to her advantage; Laurel asks Nicola to be her maid of honour. 0 1pm Coronation Street PGR 3 0 1:30 Come Dine With Me UK PGR 2pm May The Best House Win 3 3pm Dickinson’s Real Deal 3:55 Te Karere 2 0 4:25 Ellen With guest Billy Crystal. 0 5:25 Millionaire – Hot Seat 0 6pm One News 0

6am Creflo Dollar 6:30 Special Agent Oso 3 0 6:50 Angry Birds Toons 3 0 6:55 Grizzly Tales 3 0 7:20 SpongeBob SquarePants 3 0 7:45 Beyblades Metal Masters 3 0 8:15 Jake And The Neverland Pirates 3 0 8:40 Mike The Knight 3 0 8:50 Fireman Sam 3 0 9am Infomercials 10:30 8 Simple Rules 3 0 11am Neighbours 3 0 11:30 Home And Away 3 0 Noon Shortland Street PGR 3 0 12:30 Mike And Molly PGR 3 0 1pm Jeremy Kyle PGR 2pm Bethenny 3pm According To Jim 3 0 3:29 Horace In Slow Motion 3 3:30 Sanjay And Craig 0 3:59 Horace In Slow Motion 3 4pm Mako Mermaids 3 0 4:30 The 4:30 Show 5pm America’s Funniest Home Videos 3 0 5:30 Home And Away 0 6pm The New Adventures Of Old Christine 0 6:30 Neighbours 0

7pm Seven Sharp 0 7:30 Rapid Response PGR 0 8pm Fair Go 0 8:30 House Husbands PGR A day of triumphs ends with an event that will change the house husbands’ lives. 0 9:30 Hostages AO 0 10:25 One News Tonight 0 10:55 Criminal Minds AO 0

7pm Shortland Street PGR 7pm Campbell Live Rachel suspects Chris is 7:30 Destroyed in Seconds PGR hiding something; Evan walks 30 out on Dayna; TK takes his 8pm Territory Cops PGR 3 0 eye off the ball. 0 8:30 3rd Degree 7:30 Mom PGR 0 Current affairs programme 8pm Two and a Half Men 0 hosted by Samantha Hayes 8:30 The Big Bang Theory PGR 0 and Duncan Garner. 9pm 2 Broke Girls PGR 0 9:30 F Sons of Anarchy AO 3 9:30 Once Upon a Time 0 (Part 2) 0 10:30 Supernatural AO 0 10:30 The Paul Henry Show

12:45 Te Karere 3 News and current affairs from a Maori perspective. 2 0 1:15 Infomercials 5:35 Te Karere News and current affairs from a Maori perspective. 2 0

11:30 Sullivan And Son PGR 0 Midnight Anger Management AO 3 0 12:25 Hotel Hell AO 3 0 1:15 Infomercials 2:20 Hart Of Dixie PGR 3 0 3:05 Secret Life Of The American Teenager PGR 3 3:55 Jeremy Kyle USA AO 3 4:40 The 4:30 Show 3 5:05 Neighbours 3 0 5:30 Infomercials

CHOICE TV 6am Benny Hinn 6:30 My Dream Derelict Home 7:30 World’s Greenest Homes 8am Better Homes And Gardens 9:30 House Crashers 10am My Dream Home 11am Auction Hunters 11:30 Sarah Beeny’s Selling Houses 12:30 The London Market 1:30 Days Of Our Lives PGR 2:25 My Dream Derelict Home 3:30 World’s Greenest Homes 4pm My Kitchen 4:30 The Cook And The Chef 5pm Candice Tells All 5:30 Carter Can 6pm Million Dollar Contractor 6:30 Bath Crashers 7pm American Restoration Mike and Frank travel the country looking for antique gold. 7:30 Ray Mears’ Bushcraft Everything you need to know to survive alone in the wilderness. 8:40 IFish 9:10 Matt Hayes’s 24-Hour Rod Race 10pm Autospeed PGR 10:30 The Café AO 11pm American Restoration 11:30 Dirty Tricks Of The Tradesmen PGR


Midnight Dream Jobs 12:30 Benny Hinn 1am World’s Greenest Homes 1:30 Carter Can 2am The Cook And The Chef 2:30 My Kitchen 3am The Café AO 3:30 Matt Hayes’s 24-Hour Rod Race 4:30 Bath Crashers 5am Ray Mears’ Bushcraft

6am 3 News – Firstline 8:30 Infomercials 10:30 The Shopping Channel 11:30 The Nanny 3 Grace and the son of a prominent theatre critic get into a fight during a trip to the park. 0 Noon 3 News 12:30 Dr Phil PGR 3 1:30 The Dr Oz Show PGR 3 2:30 Rachael Ray 3 3:30 The Queen Latifah Show Interviews with actress Phylicia Rashad and comedian Mike Epps; a performance by Joan Jett. 4:30 Entertainment Tonight 4:55 The Block – Sky High The completed foyers and laundries cause controversy when they are open for inspection. 6pm 3 News

11pm NCIS – Los Angeles AO 3 0 Midnight Infomercials 5am Joyce Meyer 5:30 Infomercials

FOUR 6am Sesame Street 3 6:55 Pingu 3 7am Sticky TV 3 7:30 The Wild Thornberrys 3 0 7:55 Rugrats 3 8:20 Chuggington 8:35 Ready, Steady, Wiggles 3 8:45 Bananas In Pyjamas 3 9am Bob The Builder 3 9:10 Thomas And Friends 3 9:20 Peppa Pig 3 9:30 Wonder Pets 3 9:55 Infomercials 2pm Sesame Street 3 2:55 Peppa Pig 3 3pm Sticky TV 4:30 Four Live 6pm Malcolm In The Middle 0 6:30 Just Shoot Me! 0

7pm The Simpsons Bart wins an elephant, but Homer refuses to let him keep it. 0 7:30 America’s Next Top Model – Guys and Girls PGR A workout challenge brings out the competitive side of the guys; the models pose while hanging upside down with bats. 8:30 The Biggest Loser 10:20 F Burn Notice AO 11:20 Entertainment Tonight 11:45 Infomercials


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6am Rugby – Super Rugby (Replay) Sharks v Cheetahs. From Kings Park, Durban. 8am #SkyRugby Hosted by former All Black Jeff Wilson. 8:30 Rugby – Super Rugby (Replay) Stormers v Lions. From Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. 10:30 Fight Night Bernard Hopkins v Beibut Shumenov. 12:30 Super Rugby Review A look at the highs and lows of the latest round of the Super Rugby. 1pm Golf – Champions Tour (Highlights) Greater Gwinnett Championship. From TPC Sugarloaf in Dulath, Georgia. 2pm Badminton – New Zealand Open (Replay) From North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. 6pm Rugby Nation Hosted by Tony Johnson. 7pm #SkyRugby 7:30 Rugby – Super Rugby (Replay) Hurricanes v Blues. From Westpac Stadium in Wellington. 9:30 Golf World 10pm Golf – US PGA Tour (Highlights) RBC Heritage – Round Four. From Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

11pm The Late Show With David Letterman A late-night comedy and talk show. Midnight Home Shopping 1:30 The Crowd Goes Wild 3 An irreverent daily sports and entertainment show. 2am Home Shopping

11pm Golf – European Tour (Highlights) Malaysian Open – Round Four. Midnight Tennis – Fed Cup (Highlights) Semi-final One. 1am Tennis – Fed Cup (Highlights) Semi-final Two. 2am Rugby League – NRL (Replay) 4am Rugby League – NRL (Replay)

MAORI TV 10am Korero Mai 3 11am Toku Reo 3 Noon Korero Mai 3 1pm Toku Reo 3 2pm Ako 3 2 3pm Kai Time On The Road 3 3:30 Rolie Polie Olie 3 2 4pm Miharo 3 2 4:30 Pukana 2 5pm Kapa Haka – Behind The Faces 3 5:30 Te Kaea 2 6pm Nga Pari Karangaranga o te

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Motu 3 2 6:30 Ako 3 2 7pm Te Kaea 3 2 7:30 Karanga – The First Voice Taupunakohe travels to the East Coast to meet some Ngati Porou kaikaranga. 8pm Whare Taonga 2 8:30 Tautohetohe PGR 2 9:30 Te Tepu 2 10pm Te Kauta 3 2 10:30 Native Affairs 3 House Husbands 11:30 Te Kaea 3 2 8:30pm on TV One Midnight Closedown

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Ashburton College second five-eighth Nete Caucau wrestles a Shirley Boys’ High School opponent to the ground during a pre-season hit-out at the Allenton Rugby Club yesterday. PHOTO DONNA WYLIE 220414-DW-008

Early intensity pleases 1st XV coach BY MYLES HUME


Teams never like to read too much into pre-season results, but it would be hard to ignore the 43-5 scoreline tipped in the Ashburton College’s 1st XV’s favour yesterday. In its second warm-up match before their Press Cup campaign begins on Saturday May 3, College took on Shirley Boys’ High School on a heavy pitch at the Allenton Rugby Club.

Fullback Kieran Hunt and second five-eighth Nete Caucau claimed two tries each in the seven-try romp, but coach Ian Patterson was reluctant to make any bold predictions before the squad kicks off its campaign against St Andrew’s College in little over a week. “We will just continue to build from here, you can’t read too much into these games. “From what I could see the intensity was there at the break-

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down, and there was a willingness to counter-attack and support the ball carrier,” Patterson said. “The attitude is there and they are in a good head space, but there’s still a lot of water to pass under the bridge.” Although Shirley Boys’ High fielded many of its second tier players for this match, Patterson said he was excited about the potential the College team held, even after losing players

Seta Koroitamana and Shalom Pulu, who were influential in the college’s 2013 South Island Co-Ed schools’ championship crown. Patterson conceded the squad was not going to be as big as others in the competition this year, but once players like Ali Prescott and co returned he hoped accuracy and commitment would be key attributes to cracking the top-eight again in the Crusaders competition.

This year the 1st XV also welcomed a new management team after former coach Shane Enright moved on to take the helm at Timaru Boys’ High School, with Craig Dunlea, Mark Cook, Brian McCormick, Mark O’Grady, Ian Patterson and Scott Puckett overseeing the squad. Yesterday’s win was its second pre-season win, after beating St Bede’s College 2nd XV 31-3 a little over a week ago.

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