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Our People, Our Place, Our Guardian

Accessorise with Todds $110






$110 $149.95





$75 $65.95


East St Ashburton, Ph: 308 5089 Email: Freephone: 0508 312 312

Can’t decide?

Get them a Todds Gift Voucher Gift wrapping and exchange cards available

All I want for Christmas from you... Individual momentoes to create your unique look, over 50 to choose from...

Robilliards Gemtime Jeweller

The Arcade, Ashburton Phone 308 5521 ATS. AA Rewards. Farmers Card. Eftpos. Q Card.VISA. Mastercard


SALE This weekend at

Smith & Church

THATS RIGHT! We’ll pay your GST for you this weekend at Smith & Church.

Delivery available from just $35

Cash, Cheque, Eftpos, ATS and credit cards only. Not applicable to charge accounts. *Excludes gaming consoles, ipods and in-store specials.

Open Weekends Saturday 9 - 4.30pm, Sunday 9 - 4.00pm

Christmas with

Allenton Shopping Centre

Tempt Your Taste Buds

Wishing our customers a safe and happy Christmas and New Year

Brent & his staff take pride in providing to his customers good honest service. We offer from our bakery freshly baked bread, muffins, cakes & treats that will help you through this summer. These popular Christmas Tarts can be served hot for your family & friends & just one of the range held at the back of our store. Brent & the team wish you all a very safe & Merry Christmas.

We will be closed from December 24 until January 5

Get next year’s booking in now!

Service Station will still be open every day except stats For all your motoring needs

Don’t stress this festive season, see Hec’s Bakery today.



Allenton Shopping Centre Phone/Fax 308-7711

Christmas Hams Order Now!

102 Harrison St Ashburton Ph 03 308 6194 AH: 308 1767

whatever the occasion...

flowers say it all

Locally grown - free range Traditional butchers ham!

Thank you to all our valued customers for all your support for the past year. We wish you a Safe and Happy Christmas and New Year.

“You can taste the difference” Always ready is our fantastic selection of BBQ meats & tasty treats.

Looking forward to seeing you next year.

Hours: Mon - Fri 7am - 6pm Sat 8am - 12pm Harrison Street, Ashburton Phone 308 3342

Harrison Street, Ashburton Phone 308 6594

Christmas with


Great Christmas gift packs and stylish hair care products from Davines


Meats Christmas is

coming around fast

Award winning Pre-cooked sausages


BBQ Meats

Skincare and cosmetic range

s Express Pedicare $35 s Complimentary lash tint with full set of lash extensions

Free gift with purchase*

Wishing our customers a safe and happy Christmas and New Year We will be closed from December 24 until January 11

Gold Medal NZ Bacon

Get next years’ booking in now!

Locally grown and processed on-site HAMS now in store

For all your motoring needs


We will be closed

Statutory Holidays Netherby Shopping Centre Phone 308 4292 Tuesday and Thursday late night & Saturday mornings


Xmas Special

s Steak s Kebabs s Patties

Netherby Shopping Centre P: 03 308 7354 Open Monday to Friday 7am – 6pm Saturday 8am - 12.30pm

Pure Clear Happy Skin

Christmas with Allure

Netherby Shopping Centre P: 307 7242 M: 021 120 2975 E:

Closed 23 Dec Re-open 12 Jan

*Conditions Apply

4 Albert Street, Ashburton Ph 03 308 6194

Netherby Pharmacy Ltd

Chalmers Ave Ashburton P: 308 6682 E:

Merry Christmas from Todds & TCR

The Clothes Rack

The team say a huge thank you for your support during 2009. Top to Bottom: Diane, Brannon, Janelle, Jane, Janice, Abby, Barbara, Julia, Heather, Emma, Tony, Christine, Janene, Absent, Debbie. We all say thank you to the people in our community for the support given to Todds and TCR over the past year. Our commitment is bringing quality fashion and service and we will continually strive to satisfy the needs of you, our all important customer. We, at Todds and TCR, wish you all a Christmas season ďŹ lled with friendship, peace, fun, laughter, relaxation and rejuvenation.

Merry Christmas to you all, enjoy Christmas day and have a fun and safe New Year.

East St Ashburton, Ph: 308 5089 Email: Freephone: 0508 312 312

brunch at the perfect place to start your day

Sol Sunday

Four 4 $20 a brunch for every taste Complimentary glass of bubbles or beer when you order from our brunch menu.

from 10am till 4pm Sat & Sun



(Push off early tomorrows Saturday)

Do something different this Friday Get out of the office, refresh your head Relieve the stress, get back your creativity. Tell your boss it’ll make you more productive, remember to mention the work-life balance, then head to the newest bar in town.

The need to bring friends together just got easier. Enjoy beer with your buddies all summer long.

Christmas Eve at our place Enjoy a drink with friends while waiting for the big guy in red to arrive

Speedo Swimwear

Go on we know you want to!


cnr burnett and cass ashburton. telephone 03 307 2540

Get yourSwimwear stocking Speedo fillers from the Frontrunner

Get your Speedo swimwear “You still beat that” from kidscan’t to Adults at

Get your Speedo swimwear kids to AdultsChristmas at We wish all our from customers a Merry

Speedo Swimwear


and Happy New Year. See you in 2010.



Get your Speedo swimwear NEW LOCATION 28 Moore Street BIKES FOR CHRISTMAS (Mitre 10 ) Mega Complex Phone 308-7086 from kids–to Adults at NOW OPEN SEVEN DAYS Sat - Sun 10am to 4pm

Macrocraft furniture – Direct Importers & Manufacturers


BIKES FOR CHRISTMAS BIKES FOR CHRISTMAS NEW LOCATION 28 Moore Street (Mitre 10 Mega Complex) – Phone 308-7086 NOW OPEN SEVEN DAYS Sat - Sun 10am to 4pm

Richard, Carol, Dayle and staff wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Various Sizes and Timbers

Serving Trays & Magazine Racks

Perfect for Christmas!

Now $25 each

Small Sofa Tables

Starting from

$99 each

Huge Range of Bookcases

Various Sizes eg 1.8 x 980 $613 Now $490

Pine 2 Drawer & 3 Drawer Oreti Bedsides 2 drawerNow 3 drawerNow

$110 $184

Huge Range of Dining Tables & Chairs Various Sizes and Timbers

Phone (03) 308 0417 • 418 West Street, Ashburton • Hours Monday - Friday 9 - 5pm, Saturday 10 - 2pm Sunday 10 - 1pm • • Finance Available

Tony, Debbie & Mandy wish past and present clients a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy holiday season. When it comes to finding the team that goes the extra mile, to make sure you and your family get superior advice, confidential no obligation appraisals and service second to none go no further than Tony, Debbie & Mandy for anything ‘real estate’. 2009 has been another very successful year for Tony and his team with many awards and accolades means to you his clients, that you can be assured they will deliver exactly what you wish for when it comes to buying or selling property. Their local knowledge, teamed with a no nonsence approach delivers results. So for every thing ‘real estate’ in 2010 look no further than ‘Team Sands’ ‘Team Sands’ is real estate in Mid Canterbury

114 Tancred Street, Ashburton B 308 6497 M 027 2727 837 A/H 308 7953 E

We’ve travelled the world to make your holiday perfect...

YOU COULD ’ ND OUT OF ! K E E W A TAY House of Travel Ashburton have been helping the people of Mid Canterbury for 22 years put together their holiday plans – from a trip to Auckland to catch up with friends and family to a ‘once in a lifetime’ dream holiday. Kay opened the door in 1987 as Owner Operator with a staff of three. The team now stands at six with Maxine Whiting recently joining Kay as an Owner Operator. The team have a combined experience of 75 years in the business. All staff members are very well travelled and love to share both their personal experiences and past clientele trips too. So whatever stage you are at with your holiday plans, come on in and see the girls at House of Travel. We look forward to seeing you.


Kay Haines After several years with Dalgety Travel I became Owner Mana Island Spa OperatorResort House of & Travel Ashburton 22 years ago. I will

always love the excitement of travelling, be it the planning & processing for clients, their feedback on their trips or planning share twin a holiday for myself.per Myadult favourite destinations are Cinque Nov-18 Dec 09 Terre/Amalfi Coast Travel Italy &08North Queensland. & 13 Jan-28 Mar 10


nights & ansfers


Maxine Whiting

I was with Kay 22 years ago when she opened the doors & I have recently joined her as an Owner Operator in House of Travel Ashburton. Passionate about travel I enjoy planning & working with clients to give them the best experience possible. Exploring new places on family holidays is a great way for me to be able to share my personal experiences. My favourite destinations include Fiji & Thailand.


ADD D T BONUS: Stay 2 extra nights at Mana Island Resort & Spa for only 49 per adult share twin


4 nights h & transfers

Plantation l Island Resort ★★★



per adult share twin Travel 08-28 Nov 09 & 15 Jan-28 Mar 10

Anna Schmack Mandy Reid HOT BONUS: For only $99 per adult include 4 continental breakfasts, 4 buffet TokorikiI Island Resort have been in the travel industry for several years with dinners. lunches and & 4 buffet

RADE & Spa ★★★★★ * i ht & nights UPGRADE Castaway Island Resort $1079 ansfers

House of Travel Ashburton for the last 10 years. A highlight for me is when clients return inspired their experiences. per adult sharebytwin Recently with my family Travel we have holidayed 08 Nov-18 Dec in 09the Pacific Islands including Vanuatu and Fiji. Mar Most & 13 Jan-28 10 memorable travel experiences – Safari in South Africa and cruising the Inside of Alaska. T BONUS: Stay 2 extra nightsPassage on Tokoriki Island for only $569 per adult 4 nights & From





With 15 years of experience as a travel consultant, the best

world. I love to travel myself, with my recent favourite holiday taking my husband & two boys to Bali. The sights, SPLASH OUTsmells &




per adult share twin Travel 08 Nov-18 Dec 09 & 13 Jan-28 Mar 10

completing my Travel Diploma. I enjoy helping put together holidays & new experiences with clients to fulfil their dreams. Over my time with House of Travel Ashburton I have had Tokoriki Island Resort ★★★★ UPGRADE some wonderful opportunities to experience lots of different destinations. Most recently I visited Europe on a Contiki and From per adulthoneymooned share twin in Tahiti on a fabulous * per adult share twin 4 nights i ht cruise. & Travel 18 Nov-18 Dec 09

Michelle Read

at Castaway Island.

of my job is the varied day with clients going all over the Vatulelepart Island Resort ★★★★★

4 nights & transfers

Mana Island Resort & Spa

HOT BONUS: Stay 2 extra nights at Mana Island Resort & Spa for only $149 per twin I joined House of Travel Ashburton 5 adult yearsshare ago after

are twin and receive a F$250 resort credit per bure $ transfers & 13 Jan-28 Mar 10 in on 3 nights Tokoriki Island Resort & 1 night Westin Denarau Island Resort &st based Spa ★★★★★ HOT BONUS: For only $159 per adult include all main meals during your stay

Maxine Chisnall




Travel 08 Nov-18 Dec 09 & 13 Jan-28 Mar 10

HOT BONUS: Stay 2 extra nights on Tokoriki Island for only $569 per adult share twin and receive a F$250 resort credit per bure *Cost based on 3 nights Tokoriki Island Resort & 1 night Westin Denarau Island Resort

The “newby” – having joined House of Travel Ashburton in May 09 after completing training in Dunedin. With my travel diploma & the resources available to me from House of Travel plus a recent ship visit SPLASH at the portOUT of LyttletonVatulele I am gaining Island Resort ★★★★★ ★★★★★ experience every day. My diploma included an “Educational” trip to Australia & I have also visited Fiji on a family holiday. From

From per adult share twin for all of us.Vomo Island Resort i ht & nights warm sun made for a * perfect break/adventure Travel 08 Nov-18 Dec 09 estaurants/bars Heavenly From per adult share twin Spa ansfers & 13 Jan-28 Mar 10 4 nights i ht & 4 nights & &

transfers $1499 $2499 estaurants/bars & Heavenly Spa st daily The team at House of Travel wish everyone a very Merry Christmas & a safe & happy New Year.

st daily ludes all meals during your stay on Vatulele Island Resort.



Travel 08 Nov-18 Dec 09 & 13 Jan-28 Mar 10

st based on 3 nights Vatulele Island Resort & 1 night Westin Denarau Island ResortIncludes all meals during your stay on Vomo Island Resort.


*Cost based on 3 nights Vomo Island Resort & 1 night Westin Denarau Island Resort

* per adult share twin

Travel 08 Nov-18 Dec 09 & 13 Jan-28 Mar 10

Includes all meals during your stay on Vatulele Island Resort.

*Cost based on 3 nights Vatulele Island Resort & 1 night Westin Denarau Island Resort

196FIJI East Street, Ashburton Phone 307 8760 • HOUSE OF • CHOICE HOUSE OF

Christmas Hours

Clearwater Restaurant Hours

24 Dec 6pm - 9.30pm 25 Dec 12pm - 2.30pm & 6pm - 9.30pm Dec 26 6pm - 9.30pm 27 Dec 12pm - 2pm & 6pm - 9.30pm 28 Dec 6pm - 9.30pm 29 Dec 6pm - 9.30pm 30 Dec 6pm - 9.30pm 31 Dec 6pm - late 1 Jan 6pm - 9.30pm 2 Jan 6pm - 9.30pm 3 Jan 6pm - 10pm

Superliquor Hours

24 Dec 9am - 10pm 25 Dec Closed 26 Dec 9am - 6pm 27 Dec 10am - 7pm 28 Dec 9am - 8pm 29 Dec 9am - 9pm 30 Dec 9am - 10pm 31 Dec 10am - 10pm 1 Jan 10am - 7pm 2 Jan 10am - 10pm 3 Jan 10am - 7pm

Turf Bar Hours 24 Dec 11am - 12am 25 Dec Closed 26 Dec 11am - Close 27 Dec 11am - Close 28 Dec 11am - Close 29 Dec 11am - Close 30 Dec 11am - Close 31 Dec 11am - Close 1 Jan 11am - Close 2 Jan 11am - Close 3 Jan 11am - Close

Tinwald Tavern Hours

No 1 South Restaurant Hours

Liquorland Hours

24 Dec 12pm - 2pm & 5pm - 8.30pm 25 Dec Closed 24 Dec 11.00am - Late 26 Dec 24 Dec 12pm - 2pm & 5pm - 9pm 25 Dec Closed 27 Dec 12pm - 2pm & 5pm - 9pm 26 Dec 11am - Late 28 Dec Closed 27 Dec 11am - Late 29 Dec 12pm - 2pm & 5pm - 8.30pm 28 Dec 11am - Late 30 Dec 12pm - 2pm & 5pm - 8.30pm 29 Dec 11am - Late 31 Dec 12pm - 2pm & 5pm - 8.30pm 30 Dec 11am - Late 1 Jan 12pm - 2pm & 5pm - 9pm 31 Dec 11am - Late 2 Jan 12pm - 2pm & 5pm - 9pm 1 Jan 11am - Late 3 Jan 12pm - 2pm & 5pm - 9pm 2 Jan 11am - Late 3 Jan 11am - Late

24 Dec 9.30am - 9.00pm 25 Dec Closed 26 Dec 9.30am - 9.30pm 27 Dec 9.30am - 7pm 28 Dec 9.30am - 7pm 29 Dec 9.30am - 9pm 30 Dec 9.30am - 9pm 31 Dec 9.30am - 9pm 1 Jan 9.30am - 9.30pm 2 Jan 9.30am - 9.30pm 3 Jan 9.30am - 7pm

The Tinwald Tavern

Hotel Turf Bar

P 03 307 8887 Racecourse Rd Christmas Hours 24 Dec 10am - 12pm 25 Dec Closed 26 Dec Closed 27 Dec 9am - late 28 Dec 9am - late 29 Dec 10am - late 30 Dec 10am - late 31 Dec 10am - late 1 Jan 11am - late 2 Jan 10am - late 3 Jan 10am - late

P 03 307 2540 246 Burnett Street Christmas Hours 24 Dec 11am - 12pm 25 Dec Closed 26 Dec Closed 27 Dec 11am - 8pm 28 Dec 11am - 8pm 29 Dec 11am - 8pm 30 Dec 11am - 8pm 31 Dec 11am - late 1 Jan 11am - 3am 2 Jan 11am - 3am 3 Jan 11am - 8pm

P 03 308 7714 Main Road Tinwald Christmas Hours 24 Dec 7am - 12pm 25 Dec Closed 26 Dec 9am - late 27 Dec 9am - late 28 Dec 11am - late 29 Dec 11am - late 30 Dec 11am - late 31 Dec 11am - late 1 Jan Closed 2 Jan 9am - late 3 Jan 9am - late

P 03 308 5980 245 Burnett Street Christmas Hours 24 Dec 11am - 12pm 25 Dec Closed 26 Dec 11am - 12am 27 Dec 11am - 7pm 28 Dec 11am - 10pm 29 Dec 11am - 10pm 30 Dec 11am - 10pm 31 Dec 11am - late 1 Jan 11am - 12am 2 Jan 11am - 12am 3 Jan 11am - 7pm

Devon Tavern it's your local

P 03 308 1227 Somerset Lane

P 03 308 7129 116 Victoria Street

Christmas Shop NOW OPEN Come upstairs and see the wonderland of Christmas decorations and animations

From December 14th our store will be open until 8.30pm Mon to Thur up to the 23rd of December

East Street, Ashburton Phone 308 8309


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Merry Christmas from Todds and TCR

Taryn & Brad’s Christmas Christine & Tony Todd, Todds of Ashburton There is no doubt 2009 has been a challenging year, with global events touching even the smallest of towns and villages, and affecting each of us in different ways. However when you look globally, there is no doubt we are indeed fortunate to live in this community of Mid Canterbury. Many great sages have commented that all that we really have is each moment, and the choices we make in each moment impact the rest of our lives. Christine and I are grateful for the lives we have, our families, the support of the team at Todds and TCR The Clothes Rack,

and very importantly the support of the people of our community have given Todds and TCR over the past year. At Todds and TCR we are committed to bringing quality fashion and service and continually striving to satisfy the needs of you, our all important customer. We at Todds and TCR with you all a Christmas Season filled with... friendship, peace, fun, laughter, relaxation and rejuvenation. Merry Christmas to you all, enjoy Christmas Day and have a fun and safe New Year.

Experience the magic of shopping in Allenton this Christmas With all your Christmas shopping options located in one central, compact location there’s no need to stress out during the silly season. Allenton Meat Centre is the perfect place to purchase the delicious trimmings for your Christmas table, from juicy hams to scrumptious roast meats, Allenton Meat Centre will supply a fine cut of meat to grace your table this Christmas. Stock up now on your summer BBQ supplies too! Allenton Meat Centre can provide you mouth watering steaks and delicious sausages to make a cracker of a BBQ to fill the tums of your friends and family. Hec’s 4 Square is the perfect place to race into for last minute additions to your Christmas table. Whether you need some fresh veges to grace the plate, or some fresh fruit to add to Christmas pudding, or even if you’ve just run our of Washing Powder and quickly need to get a load through before guests arrive, Hec’s 4 Square is the perfect place to dash into for those last minute supplies you need in a hurry. Avoid the stress and longevity of a larger super market by choosing Hec’s 4 Square this Christmas. Are you heading away on holiday this Christmas season? Allenton Auto is your one stop shop for a WOF check, or lube and liquid top ups to make your festive season travels safe and successful. Fill up on petrol with our friendly team before you hit the road and talk to us about all your motoring service needs. Welcome to a world of endless possibilities with Allenton Florist. From a glorious fresh flower centrepiece to add perfume and beauty to your living area, to a magical Christmas centrepiece to sit beside the turkey, Allenton Florist will grace your Christmas with delicate beauty. Step into the gorgeous store and be overwhelmed with the range of colours and styles of flower arrangements...nothing sais ‘I love you’ more at Christmas than a stunning bunch of flowers. Make it an unforgettable Christmas by gifting one of our glorious baskets or presents to your friends and family. Christmas with Allenton, making this silly season sensational.

What does Christmas mean to Taryn (8) and Brad (5) Douglas? Taryn – Celebrate stuff, be a nice girl and get stuff, and give away the stuff I don’t need anymore. Brad – Putting up the Christmas Tree, this helps Santa know where to put the presents. What do Taryn & Brad like about Christmas? Taryn – Putting up decorations and decorating the tree, but my favourite bit I like is waking up on Christmas day because it’s exciting. I also like presents. Christmas dinner is cool ‘cause lots of people like Nan & Pop, Poppa & The Chickens, Uncle Tony & Erica, Aunty Wendy & Uncle Donald & this year a baby called Jaylen will be there to have fun.

Brad – I love leaving food out for Santa & his Reindeer and putting up the tree. I also like to guess what some of the presents are under the tree. At school it’s cool ‘cause we are making Christmas decorations to put on our tree. I also like seeing Christmas lights on peoples houses. I love it when Santa leaves soft lollies for me. What would Taryn & Brad like for Christmas? Taryn – A flip chart to draw on with some paints. And I would like some stuff to colour my hair. Brad – Pistol shooting gun thingy, and maybe if Santa’s got any left, anything with Ben 10 on it. Merry Christmas Ashburton from Taryn & Brad Douglas.

Good old kiwi summer

We are excited about all the Ashburtonians that will be opening their santa sack to find all the necessary cool gear for a typical Southern hemisphere Christmas with barbeques, picnics, surfing at the beach and soaking up the fantastic outdoors. This will be my first Christmas in Ashburton and I know it will be great. Surfing, eating and chilling out with the loved ones I sincerely wish everyone a Happy Christmas and in particular the wonderful youth of Ashburton who I have been privileged to sponsor in their skateboarding pursuits. I look forward to assisting the Christmas shoppers find unique presents for everyone from our awesome range Cheers Paul (from Undercurrent)


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Merry Christmas from Smith & Church Smith & Church Appliance Extreme is your one stop Christmas shop with presents sure to delight the whole family. Kitchen, Laundry, Beauty, Computing, Entertainment – we stock a large selection of quality items, sure to stand the test of time in your home. We are your locally owned and operated appliance retailer, specialis-

ing in all major brands of home appliances. Our new Extreme Super Store offers a huge selection featuring the latest LED panel TV’s and IT computer products, to complete home air conditioning systems and quality whiteware, all in a spacious and comfortable surrounding. With over 40 years local experience our knowledgeable sales team can provide you with the best advice and price on your next home appliance or technology product. Shopping with us has never been easier with our convenient, central location with loads of car parks, and now we’re open 7 days! Take your time with your Christmas shopping with us, escape the traditional hustle and bustle, and treat yourself to a beverage at Columbus Coffee in store knowing you have found your perfect Christmas gifts for a bargain price. See the team from Smith & Church Appliance Extreme, for personal assistance and quality advice, ensuring you get the best deal for your Christmas Shopping. Alister and the team wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year.

Alister Lilley Smith & Church

Christmas at Paper Plus

Terry McNab Paper Plus

Christmas season at our store is full of magic and wonder. On top of our usual great gifts for your friends and family, upstairs is our Christmas Shop where you will discover a dream world of Christmas decorations and all your needs, to make this your best festive season ever! We have parents bringing their kids to see our amazing display of Christmas decorations

every year, and it’s beautiful to see the children’s faces full of dreams and anxious excitement about what Christmas will bring at their homes. Don’t miss out the opportunity to experience a real Christmas in our great store at Ashburton Paper Plus On behalf of my Staff and me, we wish to all our clients a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Terry McNab

What Christmas means to me? Christmas to usually a time for family, bbq’s’n’beer and fishing, also a chance to catch up with my mates who return home to see their families. This year will be a special one for our family, as it will be our daughters first…not that she’ll really know what’s going on..but her mum’s pretty excited! Xmas Day tradition for me is to wake-up early

and go fishing, it’s a great chance to have the river to “yourself”, or so it seems, as most people stay home with their family. Hopefully the weather/rivers play ball. I’m usually home before lunch to spend time with my family for the rest of the day; if the tides are alright (and I’m allowed out) I try to head out for an evening fish also. Christmas is a huge time for the retail sector so the few days we have off should be treasured and spent with friends and family. All us here, at Ashburton Hunting & Fishing; wish everyone all the very best for Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Dean Officer Hunting & Fishing Ashburton


at Tinwald Just south of Ashburton, after crossing the bridge, is the hidden treasure of Tinwald with a population of around 2,700. Although part of the Ashburton Township, Tinwald is physically separated by the Ashburton River and the railway running along the town. The businesses are located at the east of the main road, this includes: motels, restaurants, pubs, cafes, supermarket, takeaways, dairy, beauty therapy, bakery, butcheries, museums, rural trade and services and much, much more!

Many Tinwald residents promote the splendor of Christmas with brightly lit houses and displays creating a beautiful picture to see at night if you want to feel Christmas in your heart. At Tinwald you don’t need to look far to find what you need, it’s all there on your doorstep. And from this lovely little place full of good hearts, special memories and future forecasts of a happy time for all, we would like to wish everybody a Merry Christmas and a Happy new Year.

Go nuts this Christmas at Netherby! Just a 10 minute walk from the centre of town, in a quiet location with free parking, Netherby shopping centre is not only superbly convenient but a great place to shop to avoid the rush of the busy central Christmas shoppers. With home, living, health, beauty, hair and perfect stocking fillers for all the family, Netherby really does have something for everyone this festive season. Treat your grandparents to a fantastic range of quality Christmas and BBQ meats from the award-winning local butcher, Netherby Meats. Why not create your own Christmas hampers this year with a range of confectionaries and those little Christmas treats from the Netherby Dairy and Four Square. Let aunties and cousins go crazy with a new look - hair, nails - the lot, with a fantastic team of hairdressers at Shear Dimensions and inspired beauty treatments from Kim Ross just a few doors down at Allure.

Look no further than the Netherby Pharmacy for those gorgeous-smelling gift packs, perfect for the women in your family. Someone particularly hard to buy for? How about a beautifully framed painting or photograph thanks to the wonderful team at Frame Co? Skinners Mowers and Marine can make sure your lawn mower is fully serviced to ensure you have a tidy section when the family arrives. Don’t feel like cooking tea after all your Christmas shopping? Pop into Sharkey’s Takeaways on your way home. And, finally, if you’re going away this Christmas, don’t forget to take your car in for a service at Netherby Garage to ensure you and your family have a safe and happy holiday.


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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Everyone at the Ashburton Trust

Wonderful time of the year It has been fantastic to open a new venue in time for the build up to Christmas. It’s about moving back out to the front of house to meet and greet many great people, it certainly makes this time of year wonderful. When we moved to Ashburton 6 years ago, we found the people very genuine and friendly which has made life a lot easier. We have been lucky enough to make some wonderful friends. For me Christmas is about family, friends and being able to spend quality time with my wife and children. So when we awake this Christmas morning, we won’t mind that its 5 or 6am because it’s the kids that help us really remember what important and what Christmas is all about – family. As our first Christmas together as a team at Braided Rivers we would sincerely like to thanks everyone for their support over the past couple of months we look forward to seeing more and more familiar faces as we get to know everyone. We have some great new ideas for the future. Merry Christmas and a safe and happy new year from all the team at Braided Rivers. Mark, Nicky, Mickayla & Molly

Your new


starts here

We would like to thank all our friends and customers for their continued support through 2009 and hope that you enjoy a restful, peaceful Christmas. However should you want to kick up your heels and enjoy a not so restful time then we are here to welcome you to all of our venues which will be open for your enjoyment. We would also like to thank the managers and staff at the Devon Tavern, The Shed, Tinwald Tavern and Motel, No1 South, Liquorland, Hotel Ashburton, Superliquor, Mount Somers Tavern, Braided Rivers Bar and Restaurant, Speight’s Ale House and our Head Office team for their dedication through a year which has presented a number of challenges and changes. Looking forward to early 2010 we are excited to be opening the Somerset Fraser Leddie, CEO Grocer which will offer a fresh new take on food and wine in Ashburton plus the refurbishment project at Hotel Ashburton to put the ‘flash’ back into the Flash Ash! Best wishes for the Festive Season.

What Xmas means to us For us Christmas is a special time to remember those close to our hearts, the joy of giving and the coming together of family and friends - oh and the delight on the little (and big) ones faces as they tear into their parcels. Wishing Mid Canterbury a safe and happy Christmas from Team Sands at Harcourts. Cheers Tony and Debbie Christmas is a time for family and friends. Moving from South Africa to Dunedin and now in Ashburton we have been away from our family and friends for 4 years now. This year we will be the first year we will be having a big traditional Christmas with friends and are really excited. Everyone tends to take family for granted, its only when you away that you realize how much they mean to you. Cheers Mandy

er starts here Your neecwhncic aAsre hburton Campus OPEN DAY

at Aoraki Polyt

Business Studies NZ Diploma in Business

Wed 27 Jan. 11am -


ff d with i h semesters starting i A comprehensive range of business papers are offered in February and July 2010. Study for personal interest or to enhance career opportunities. Individual papers credit to more than one qualication. Study full-time or part-time. Gain nationally recognised qualications: • New Zealand Diploma in Business • Dip. in Human Resource Management* • Dip. in Accounting*(*Local Aoraki qualications) • NZIM Diploma in Management

Semester One 2010 Timetable: Classes start on Mon 8 February 2010 Business Communication Mon, Wed 6-8pm | Accounting Principles Mon, Wed 1-3pm Financial Accounting Mon, Wed 10-12pm | Psychology in the Workplace Tues, Thurs 4-6pm | Commercial Law Tues, Thurs 4-6pm

Beauty Therapy Certicate in Beauty Skills (Introductory)

This part-time course is offered on Saturdays and in the evenings. This fun and exciting programme covers skin care, hand and foot care, eye care, body care, makeup and career options. Products supplied.

At Aoraki Polytechnic Ashburton Campus

Starts: TBA.


Certicate in Beauty Treatments (L4) - Incorporates City and Guilds Diploma in Beauty Therapy 17 weeks of full-time study or 34 weeks part-time study. Starts: 8 February 2010. Interviewing now. Limited places available.

Computer Skills Foundation Skills for Beginners FREE COURSES covering a range of topic areas: • Microsoft Ofce 2007 • Workshops of six hours to learn short cuts and tips • Word • Excel • Database • Powerpoint

Nat. Certicate in Computing

(Level 2/3)

Units offered throughout the year ar Day or evening courses Starts: February 2010

Tony, Debbie and Mandy


Other Courses offered

Other Courses offered

•Certicate in Business Ownership • Certicate in Improving Sports Performance • National Certicate in First Line Management • Hospitality - Food Safety, Liquor Licence, Barista • NZ Sign Language • CAD Drawing • Customer Service • Christian Studies • Health and Safety

• Certificate in Business Ownership • Certificate in Improving Sports Performance • National Certificate in First Line Management • Hospitality - Food Safety, Liquor Licence, Barista • NZ Sign Language • CAD Drawing • Customer Service • Christian Studies • Health and Safety


Ofce Management Certicate in Professional Ofce Management Includes National Certicate in Business Administration Level 4


Learn a wide range of ofce management skills: kills: • Business Communication and Data • Management • MYOB • Payroll • Reprographics • Spread Sheeting • Database • Word Processing • Reception n Skills Includes work experience with a local business. Starts: 8 February 2010

Parenting and Childcare Certicate in Parenting and Care of Children - FREE COURSE This course is great for parents, grandparent and those thinking about a career in childcare. This programme covers a range of topic areas associated with the care of children and home management. Course runs Monday-Thursday with school holidays off. Starts: March 2010

National Certicate In Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3) Units toward this qualication will be offered for the rst time at the Ashburton Campus. Starts: TBA


Art Studies Certicate in Art Studies Introductory (Level 3) Certicate in Art Studies (Level 4) Diploma in Painting (Level 5) These classes are for anyone who has a passion for art.


Starts: February 2010 Contact us today for more information on these popular courses.

Life Skills Certicate in Life Skills Includes the National Certicate in Employment Skills Improve your nances, relationships, health, work and life. This FREE course is for those who what to make a change in their life. Study at home supported with a study coach Starts: anytime just give us a call


Christmas with

Bunnings Centre Christmas gift ideas for your pet

50% Off 2 H 0 to go

limited stock available

was $16 now $8


10% OFF KITSETS That’s a really, really Versatile saving!

Yes big savings can be yours right now and many of these kitset deals will save you $1,000 or more. Remember we can also manage the whole building process for you if you wish. Call us today.

Terms & Conditions: • 15% off discount applies to the GST exclusive retail price of kitset garages only and excludes lifestylers, studios and other habitable buildings • All buildings are supplied as kitset and come with full instructions, delivered to your nearest Versatile freight depot • Versatile can fully construct your garage and provide a 5-year guarantee on workmanship • The 1000 series and 950 series are rated up to high wind zones and 0.6kPa snow loading which may not meet some council requirements • We can arrange the plumbing, drainage and electricity as well as make arrangements to include driveways and other landscaping • We can liaise with your local council to organise consents • Products do not include variations to meet local council requirements • No council fees, construction, delivery or reference to site preparation is included • Free on-site consultations and advice for constructed buildings only • As Versatile is continuously improving its products it reserves the right to alter/modify/change the specifi cation of its products at any time without notice • Offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offers • Offer available at participating branches only • Offer applies to new orders from 25th May 2009 until the 30th June 2009 or while stocks last • Buildings must be produced and delivered to site by the 1st Sept 2009.

West Street, Ashburton Phone 308-3569

363 West Street, Ashburton. Phone 307 0686

Christmas with


For the freshest, tastiest country fresh produce this Christmas come to Cabouts.

Open 7 Days


tastier, fresher-better value for money!

Farm Road 308-1429 Main South Road 308-1095

Order now for Christmas Christmas Tarts Mud Cakes Meringues Shortbread

Christmas Cakes Christmas Puddings Truffles – and more

Come and see the team at Tinwald Canvas & Upholstery Ltd for all your: Sails shades, pool & PVC covers, insurance claims, squabs & cushion covers, upholstery repairs & recovers, boat, vehicle covers and interiors & much much more.

TINWALD CANVAS & UPHOLSTERY LTD 115 Main South Road, Tinwald Ph/Fax 03 307 2354 Email

New Summer Menu Out Now OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK

from Tuesdays to Sundays Now available Senior Citizen Lunches Tuesdays to Fridays from 12pm to 2pm

Sims’ BAKER Y LTD Main South Road, Tinwald Ph 308 5774

Main South Road, Tinwald Phone 308 7714

12 Days of Christmas Sale Awesome discounts everyday

Call in and check out my choice deals


Gifts under $50

• Roxy • Element • Quiksilver accessories • RPM Tees • Singlets • Skate DVD’s • Caps

Gifts under $100

• Leather wallets • Schoolbags • Boardies • Tees • Mini Skirts • Dresses • Hoodies • Bikinis

Gifts over $100

• Jeans • Watches • Sunnies • Complete skate boards • Jackets Over 80 Styles of shoes for youz to choose



For all your Christmas shopping


Shimano Kids Rod & Reel combo’s

Clothing Packs 5 itemS

Only 99.99 AvAilAble in olive Green And CAmo

KWC Soft Air Pistols .99 Were $99


three to ChooSe from


H5 Headlamp

Was $59.95 Now $39.99

From only $39.99

Steiner Binoculars All Drizabone SAfAri Pro 8x30’s clothing in 9 Were $57 NOW stock

79.99 399 $

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free dive tank fills instore now

KidStiCKS (blue) liPStiCK (PinK)


11/9/09 12:36:33 PM

Flyrod Combo’s - take up Fly Fishing for as little as $


Madkeen T-Shirts Assorted designs



.99 for 2

While stocks last

Mon - Wed 9am - 5.30pm Thur - Fri 9am - 6pm Sat 9am - 4pm Sun 9am - 2pm Phone: 308 5117. 393 West Street, Ashburton. Email:

Christmas with

Riverside Industrial Estate WE’VE MOVED! We are now at: (off McNally Street),

For all your Engineering, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Plant & Machinery Sales & Service

The “FIRST CHOICE” Timber Specialists in Ashburton


Closed on 23 December 2009 Re-opening 11 January 2010. For any emergencies during this time call Joe 027-332-2612

For all your – Fencing – Truss – Outdoor Timbers – Boxing – Framing – Treated Timbers


WE’VE MOVED! For all your scrap metal recycling... Closing December 20 & FREE January 11. We are now Re-opening at:

For all your timber, building and technical knowledge, call us today.


Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year.

(off McNally Street),

Timber & Trusses

Greg Maunsell, Managing Director.

Phone (03) 308 8959 or 027 228 1467

39 Robinson Street, Ashburton Phone 308 5577

Available 24/7 for all your repairs & maintenance this festive season.

Call Keith today 0274 274 007

7 McNally Street

Now offering The Venom Killer FREE PICK-UP & DISPOSAL Vee Radio Control Electric Boat is ofthe CAR BODIES!

From carparks to highways, tennis courts to factory safety lines, our experienced team go the extra mile to achieve quality every time.

perfect boat for the CASH pond, lake or the pool.

Everything you need including the transmitter, battery pack, wall charger, extra props and display stand.

Closed December 23 Re-opening January 11 For emergency phone:

Venom's new line of boats are loads of fun and perfect for year-round radio control enjoyment. Fully Ready to run!

Hours: Mon - Fri 5am - 5pm Sat 8am - 12pm Only closed Statutory days over Christmas & New Year. 17 Range Street, Ashburton Phone 307 0378 Mobile 0274 274 007



Greg Maunsell, Managing Director.

(03) 308 8959

027 228 1467

67 Robinson Street, Industrial Estate, Ashburton

Mobile Fast-Fix, Repair, Sales & Service 24/7 Come down to our Showroom this December and check out our awesome range!

Phone 308 8848 or 0800 80 66 66 Wishing everyone a safe & happy festive season.

5 Range Street, Ashburton Phone 307 7055 Fax 308 8116

Grass Seed Moisture Meters

CLOSED noon, Dec 24, 2009 RE-OPEN Jan 18, 2010

Phone 308 9040 21 McNally Street

Darcy 027-432-4664 or Grant 027-435-5704

Phone 308 9531 STOCK UP NOW ON YOUR NITRO & FUELS! We will be taking a break from December 24, returning January 11. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Phone 308-1760

Phone 308 8848 24 HOUR SERVICE

Looking for high impact, cost effective signage? • Design, Manufacture & Install • Signage for cars, trucks, vans, boats & all machinery • Health & Safety signage Closed from: 23 December 2009 to 11 January 2010. Urgent enquiries 03 308 0408(messages cleared daily)

13 Robinson Street, Phone 308 0408

13 Robinson Street Phone 308 0408

Needing help with Traffic Management?

For all your temporary traffic management & sign hire including detailed Traffice Management Plans with qualified & experienced staff. Closed from 23 December, reopen 11 January Emergency No: Daniel 027 462 1705

Phone 03 349 8817

QUALITY REPLACEMENT PARTS & EQUIPMENT Stockists of a huge range of cultivation parts, points, tines and bolts, as well as New Zealand and European plough parts and more, made by Spaldings UK or locally by us.

Merry Christmas to all our valued customers we look forward to seeing you in 2010. We are open everyday except statutory days over the festive season.

0800 4 PALMERS 0800 4 72 563 34 Robinson Street Industrial Estate, Ashburton


free. car. *


it’s not often that a deal like this falls into your hands . . . buy this house for * and get a


free car.


sign up with Jennian Homes to build this 173sqm 3 bedroom home and not only do you get our best ever price, you will get a brand new 2009 Ford Fiesta - absolutely FREE!*

173 sqm for $173,000 is $1000 per sqm and that is cheap as chips! Add a car and you’re onto a winner. Come and see the Jennian team for full house specifications.

id creative ltd

Offer available in Mid Canterbury only and until the end of 2009. Price includes GST. *Conditions apply. Houses signed up November or December 2009 receive a brand new 2009 1.6L manual Ford Fiesta car, colour may differ from picture. Section not included. Subject to detailed specifications.

Main South Road Tinwald, Ashburton. telephone 03 307 7308 website email

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Ultimate Christmas Shopping Guide 19-12-09  
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Ashburton Guardian - Ashburton Ultimate Christmas Shopping Guide - December 19, 2009