Ashburton Guardian | Riverside Industrial Park | January 25, 2020

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A place where work gets done F

orty years ago it was a wilderness area, home to Ashburton’s rubbish dump, and well used by kids during long hot summer holidays as a place to play and ride bikes. But today, Ashburton’s Riverside Industrial Park is a place of thriving businesses, with some of those who call the park

home, having been its original tenants, others are newcomers, but all share a work environment that comes with big benefits. Riverside is as close to town as it’s possible for a business park to be and yet it is a place of business that has its own special character.

It was born out of what was then the Ashburton Borough Council’s desire to create an area that would attract new businesses to the district but would also provide a central option for existing businesses wanting to relocate and expand. It also had the benefit of concentrating industry in one

Can I crash at your place? Only for a little bit!

Kittens like Hood need a temporary home so they can gain confidence before getting adopted into their forever home.

Fostering save lives! To get in contact please email, call 022 015 4275 or come see us at 19 Range Street, Ashburton

Thirty years ago, Rainer Irrigation was formed, the purpose that founded the company all those years ago is still the focus of the company today “Community certainty and growth”. Rainer staff know the important role irrigation plays in farmers’ operations and the flow-on effect for the whole community. Rainer Irrigation is the only irrigation company in the Riverside Industrial Estate and with a recently renovated customer car park and drive-through zone the convenience for clients and public is second-tonone. A freshly refurbished parts and showroom area also make for a pleasant experience when sourcing all your irrigation parts requirements such as; • Commercial irrigation equipment • Domestic irrigation componentry • Domestic pumps and filtration • And more ... For superior customer focus, service with a smile, convenient location and an extensive range of irrigation parts, pumps and expertise call in and see Quentin and the Rainer parts team today.

03 308 1506 Engineering Repairs (2012) Ltd is a family business situated at 14 Watson Street, Ashburton, we specialise in manufacturing and repairs

High definition plasma & gas profile cutting

Root rakes to suit all excavator models.

Forestry certified OPS and door protection.

CNC lathe & milling machine Portable line borer, single phase.

Forestry certified OPS & door protection.

development of Lake Hood. Looking towards its second half century of life, Riverside is now a thriving business hub, home to a wide range of businesses from a veterinarian and food bar to vehicle servicing, engineering and building industry related businesses and everything in between.

The Animal Guardian The world can be a big and scary place. For a tiny, vulnerable and sick kitten it can be even more terrifying when you are left to face it alone. Sadly, we see far too many animals left in frightening situations. This was the reality for little Hudson. When SPCA staff met little Hudson they were shocked. He was absolutely tiny, in a poor state and his fur was crawling with hundreds of fleas. At only a few weeks old, he should have been cuddling up with his mother. Instead, Hudson was fighting for his life. Luckily Hudson was brought to SPCA in the nick of time. He was fed, bathed and nursed back to health by our dedicated team. It wasn’t long before Hudson was ready to find a home. It’s no surprise that his lovely kitten was quickly adopted by a devoted family. Without heroes like you, animals like Hudson wouldn’t know safety, love and warmth.


Irrigation parts and service

Root rakes to suit all excavator models

part of town rather than seeing it spread around the outskirts. The first subdivision plans for the business park were drawn up in 1975 and included a small recreational lake. This would have been built where the EA Networks Centre stands today. That proposed lake was to be the catalyst that sparked the

Power clamps for 2 tonne to 40 tonne excavators.

Hardox decks to suit all makes & models of trucks & trailers.

IRRIGATION AND PUMPING PARTS Including  All domestic irrigation componentry  Domestic pumps  Pivot and Roto-Rainer parts  Poly and PVC pipe and fittings  Stock water, trough fittings  Nuts and bolts  And more



Cnr Robinson & McNally Streets Open 7am - 5.30pm weekdays and Saturday mornings |

We specialise in manufacturing and repairs: • Heavy machinery, hardox truck decks, excavator clamps, root rakes, buckets, tree shears • Forestry certified cab protection • Fertiliser bins and spreaders • Transport and earthmoving equipment • Line boring • On site welding & repairs • CNC profile cutting & HD plasma cutting • Machining, we have a well appointed machine shop with highly qualified staff for all your turning, boring, milling and shaping jobs, metal spraying, honing, thread cutting, drilling and keyways. • We offer Metal Arc, Mig, Tig, and Gas welding of steel, aluminium, stainless and cast iron with welders qualified to the 4711 welding standard. We have mobile welding units for on site construction or repair jobs

The quickest, most convenient way for workers to enjoy breakfast or lunch on the go All prepared fresh on the day for a true home made taste Large selection of hot and cold drinks • Pies • Sandwiches • Ready-made meals Open 5 days 5.30am-3.30pm

Riverside Foodbar 22A Robinson Street, Ashburton - PH 03-307-2288

Wonderfully fresh for a true home-made taste Getting up at 4.45 every morning may not be everyone’s piece of cake, but for Neill and Margaret this is what they have enjoyed for the last 13 years. Providing the early starters with their energy boost whether it be a toasted sandwich, sausage, home made scones, bacon egg and hashbrown muffin, Sim’s pies, Riverside sausage rolls and meat patties and much much more. Come in and greet Margaret and Neil as they lovingly prepare your lunch - bread rolls, plain or club sandwiches, cheese knots, wraps, BELT’s, salads and much more. Rhonda, Tina and Katie are also part of our team and help with our great selection of food. We love catching up with our regulars and enjoying a chat or a joke, but we also love when a new customer comes in and is gob-smacked by our wide range and selection of food, drinks, ice creams, Robert Harris Coffee to Go and confectionery.

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Based in the same building at 34 Robinson Street in the Riverside Industrial Park, Palmer Agri Parts Direct Ltd and The Toolshed Ashburton are a one stop shop for farmers, tradesmen, handymen etc. Palmer Agri Parts Direct Ltd offers a wide range of consumable parts from Spaldings, Bareco, Sparex, Aegis Oil to name a few. Palmers also manufacture cultivation and plough parts, hay feeders, crop lifters all made in their fully equipped engineering workshop. Palmers can manufacture parts whether it’s one or 100. Palmers also stock a wide range of chain and rigging parts, nuts and bolts, generators, waterblasters, PTO shafts and spares, tractor seats, hay tines, bale forks and more. The Toolshed Ashburton stocks high quality power tools such as Makita, Hitachi, Hikoki, Dewalt, Milwaukee and its own Toolshed branded product as well as Powerbuilt range. We stock a wide range of hand tools, power tools, air tools, automotive tools, outdoor tools, machinery, compressors, welders, accessories, consumables and more. Whatever you do, day-to-day or at home, Palmer Agri Parts and The ToolShed will be here to help you through your project, job, or industry bringing you quality without the cost.

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Getting the job done right

Top service at Rosco’s

• Great “Riverside” location with that huge yard. • Quality used parts, tyres and batteries. • Staff with a wealth of knowledge and heaps of friendly personality.

Robinson Street, Riverside Industrial Park Telephone 03 308 8634

• Great service! • We have a “can-do” attitude and who challenge the status quo. The best from the past is targeting to be even better and continuous improvements are part of the culture.

Canterbury Plumbing and Pumps Proudly formed as a division of Canterbury Farm Services in 2015, to focus on domestic, rural and commercial plumbing. The company may only be four years old but the experience that our staff bring can deal with most things. There’s not a lot we have not seen between our team over the years. Plumbing manager Shaun Bovey has 20 years plumbing experience while 2IC Bruce McLintock has 40 years in pipe fitting, pump repairs and light engineering. This is backed up by apprentice Dylan Williams who is three years into his apprenticeship and loving the mixed nature of his role. Some of the services that we offer are • Water heater installation and repair • House renovations • Pipe Installations and repair • Bauer effluent, pivot supply, install and maintain • Backflow install and annual IQP testing’s • Fireplace install and chimney sweeping • Pumps supply and services • Water filters • Longveld gas hot water systems

Shaun Bovey

Qualified and registered plumber Domestic, commercial and rural plumbing services • Certifying Domestic • Back Flow Testing • Dairy Sheds • Pump Servicing • Effluent • Fire Installs Contact Shaun today for all your plumbing needs! Email: 8 McGregor Lane, Ashburton | Phone: 03 308 8226 Follow us on Facebook:

The Little Dog House – Little Doggy Daycare

Little Doggy Daycare

Our Little Dog House is just for our small dogs! We are inside, so no weather issues to worry about. All the dogs are small, so no more worries about big paws and jaws, it’s a safe space just for little dogs. We have toys, slides, sandpit, paddling pool (in summer), and other dogs to play with all day. We also know what little dogs are like, and we have plenty of beds and blankets for napping. Doggy Daycare is an easy solution to – Dog Groomer what to do with your dog if you are heading out. With Barker & Suds being right on site, you can make We offer half day and full the most of having a one stop shop, by dropping day plays, perfect for your dog off for a groom and a jolly good play for you to fit in a days the day. No more sitting in a crate while they wait shopping or a to be picked up. Here they have the option of hospital visit. 25 McNally Street, Ashburton going out and playing until you can collect them so Call Tori on 027 224 3808 you get the added bonus of collecting a tired and relaxed dog at the end of the day. /barkerandsuds

Barker & Suds

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25 McNally Street, Ashburton Call 021 135 1815 littledoghouseashburton


Not only Bus & Truck but also ...

to work on your vehicle maintenance

We undertake all insurance work, specialising in, as the name suggests, buses and trucks as well as caravans, motor homes, boats, diggers, tractors, trailers and farm machinery of all shapes and sizes. Cars, utes, and vans. Whether it’s for a minor touch up, repair or repaint through to major insurance accident repairs, Bus and Truck are not just limited to larger vehicles. We carry out fleet repaints for many regional trucking companies and New Zealand wide truck sales franchises. As well as seasonal body work maintenance for a variety of local and regional contractors. Bus and Truck Bodyworks also undertake restoration work, If you have an old vehicle and want to see it returned to its former glory? We can do it!



SPECIALISTS IN Panel beating and spray painting, horse trucks, farm machinery, certified seat belt installer, light engineering repairs, refurbishing and maintenance of trucks, buses, motor homes, caravans, trailers, jet boats, fibre glass repairs, rust repairs and panel work. For all your bus, truck and maintenance needs, call us today. Phone: 307 0378 | Mobile: 0274 274 007 17 Range Street, Ashburton | Email:

100% locally owned and operated

Call on Ashburton Long Run Iron for anything and everything to do with roofing in Mid Canterbury. What makes us unique as trusted COLORSTEEL® suppliers is that we are also experienced roofers. We are 100% locally-owned and operated, so you get a fresh new approach. With Ashburton Long Run Iron, you receive iron measured with accuracy and our fulltime machine operators run iron daily giving you a faster turnover of product. Builders, new year new business goals….. make a positive change, and start using the local guys – Ashburton Long Run Iron are in Riverside waiting to hear from you.

Find us at: 5 McGregor Lane, Riverside Industrial, Ashburton

03 308 1850



We are quick

We are quality

We are skilled

We know that time is money. Which is why we work hard to ensure you and your truck are back on the road in no time.

When you drive away we don’t want to see you again too soon. We repair trucks to a superior standard, enough said.

We don’t just hire anybody. Our team is highly skilled, experienced and passionate about fixing trucks.

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