Thursday August 23 2012
PROUDLY CANTERBURY OWNED
Thursday August 23 2012
Prebbleton, Rolleston, Burnham, West Melton, Darfield, Arthurs Pass, Tai Tapu, Leeston, Southbridge, Lincoln & all of Selwyn
Burnham shaken by human toll
To submit your notice
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or post to Community Diary, P.O. Box 39176 Harewood, Christchurch 8545
Lance Corporal Pralli Durrer
Lance Corporal Rory Malone
Final goodbye: The service for Lance Corporals Pralli Durrer and Rory Malone at Burnham Military Camp.
Lest we forget
BABIES CanPlay a programme for infants and toddlers under two to learn through sensory play, stories, music. Weekly sessions with trained facilitators, hosted by Canterbury Playcentre Association. Opportunities to discuss infant development, learn together and build strong social networks. Sessions in Leeston, Rolleston, Lincoln and starting soon in Prebbleton. Contact email@example.com or 377 2540. SCARECROW Saturday at Lincoln Farmers & Craft Market, Sat Sept 1, 10am to 1pm, be creative & bring your best scarecrow along between 10 and 10.30, lots of prizes to be won, judging at 12pm, child, adult, corporate & people’s choice categories, entries min, 1m high, stakes provided, crafts, baking, produce & veg also, great fun family day out, contact Debbie 03 329-5757. ALZHEIMERS Canterbury, we desperately need collectors for our Annual Street day appeal being held on Friday September 21 from 9am to 3pm with some places collecting to 5pm. If you can spare an hour plse contact Angie or Monique at Alzheimers Canterbury 03 379-2590, Alzheimers Canterbury helps make life better people with dementia, over 2000 Cantabrians are affected.
BURNHAM Military Camp has been shaken by the deaths of three more of its soldiers in Afganistan’s Bamyan province on Sunday. The latest tragedy means Burnham has now lost five personnel in the troubled region in two weeks. The bodies of fallen soldiers Corporal Luke Tamatea, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker and Private Richard Harris will be returned to Christchurch today with a ramp ceremony at Christchurch Airport. A military service for Lance Corporal Pralli Durrer and Lance Corporal Rory Malone, who lost their lives on August 4, was held at the Burnham camp on August 11. In the wake of the latest tragedies, the New Zealand Defence Force released statements on behalf of the families of the
three soldiers. LCpl Baker’s family described her as a fearless girl, full of spirit, who would be remembered as an amazing daughter, partner, sister, granddaughter, great-granddaughter, cousin, niece, friend and soldier. “Jacinda was loyal and our rock. She was the one to turn to if you needed someone calm, with practical help to get you through whatever it was you were going through,” the statement read. “She was proud to be a medic in the New Zealand Army, proud of the work she carried out, and we in turn were and are so incredibly proud of her.” LCpl Tamatea’s family said there were no words that could describe how saddened they were by his passing. “Luke took his job in the Army extremely
seriously and was very proud of his service. When he went to Banda Aceh in response to the tsunami, he really wanted to be on the first flight in as this meant he could make the most difference in people’s lives.” His “four beautiful daughters” would remain his greatest legacy. LCpl Harris’ family said he had been their “pride and joy”, a man who “loved his whanau dearly and loved life”. “Rich was a laid-back, quiet, fun loving, mischievous guy who would light up the room with his smile.” Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Rhys Jones said the families had his deepest sympathies. “Ours is a dangerous profession, and while we accept these risks, the death of colleagues and friends is always difficult to take.”
PREBBLETON Friday Friends meet at the Prebbleton Public Hall at 2pm on last Friday of each month, no entry fee but we do run raffles. We are being entertained by the sweet Adelines on August 31. For more details contact Daphne 03 349-8886. CONFIDENT Driving course for mature drivers, one day five-hour session using workbook which you keep at end of course, no tests or exams, you will receive cert of attendance, lunch provided, next course Rolleston Wednesday 29 August, info & bookings contact Age Concern 03 366-0903 or email Yvonne at yvonne@ ageconcerncan.co.nz. The Community Noticeboard is for non profit groups or organisations. Items submitted must include a phone number and any associated costs and must not be more than 50 words. This is a free service from Mainland Press which reserves the right to edit submissions or to withhold items from publication if they do not fit the criteria, or due to space constraints.
BEST DISCOUNT ON ALL MAJOR BRANDS
FREE SAMPLES & QUOTE WEST MELTON PRESCHOOL NOW OPEN
0800 22 44 54 P. 343 1917 | 251 Blenheim Road | www.carpet-plus.co.nz
• Privately owned and operated • Quality care and education for children aged 3 months to 5 years • Separate Nursery (3mths – 2 yrs), Preschool (2 - 3½yrs), & Prep School (3½yrs – 5 yrs) • Primary caregiving by experienced, qualified and caring teachers • Bright, open and spacious facilities designed with children in mind • 20 hours ECE for 3 & 4 year olds • School sessions available 8.30am – 3.30pm for 20 Hours ECE • Innovative SMART Transition to School Programme • Open Monday – Friday 7.30am – 6.00pm P. 7411-785 E. firstname.lastname@example.org www.catspjs.co.nz 65 Iris Taylor Avenue, Preston Downs, West Melton
Thursday August 23 2012
First milk products off the line in Darfield THE first bags of whole milk powder have rolled off the production line at Fonterra’s new $200 million manufacturing site near Darfield and are bound for South East Asia, China and the Middle East. Fonterra director operations – NZ milk products Brent Taylor said it was smooth running for the new milk powder plant, which produced 40 metric tonnes of product in its first full day of operations. “It has taken less than two years to bring the project together and it is a significant achievement for the co-op and good news for Canterbury and the wider Christchurch rebuild,” he said. “More than 1500 people have been involved in construction of the first drier and all their
hard work has paid off. “With a current annual growth rate of around five to six percent, Canterbury is New Zealand’s fastest-growing region for dairy, and with our combined investment of $500 million across stage one and two at Darfield, we see a strong future in Central Canterbury.” Fonterra Darfield is the co-op’s first new site in 14 years and has been fitted with the latest technology. At peak capacity, Darfield drier 1 will convert about 2.2 million litres of milk per day into 370 metric tonnes of whole milk powder. Stage two of the site’s development includes extension of the dry store as well as the commissioning of a second 30 MT-per-hour milk drier, which will triple the site’s capacity.
Ramping up: Fonterra’s new $200 million manufacturing site near Darfield.
PH: 03 384 0600
Fax: 03 384 0610 www.mainlandpress.co.nz
Editorial email@example.com Editor Journalist
Chris Tobin 03 962 8754 Christine de Felice 03 962 0749
ADVERTISING firstname.lastname@example.org General manager sales
Mainland Press Limited
03 982 9307
Classifieds email@example.com Kerry Roach 03 962 0744
Close call: A driver is assessed on his parking ability.
Inside view: A driver prepares to navigate his way between the cones.
Selwyn fire fighters shine behind wheel Tom Doudney
SPRING • No wait time on machines • 24 hour access • FREE instruction & workout plan www.snapfitness247.co.nz
NO INTO ACTION JOINING FEE *
WITH ONLY 4 WEEKS UNTIL SPRING!!
FOR A LIMITED TIME!
Enter your name for your 1 weeks FREE membership Name: _________________________________ Address: _____________________________ Phone: _______________________________ Email: ________________________________ Club preference: ___________________________
your joining fee for August Email your entry form to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Attn: Snap Fitness 2 weeks Free). Unit 5 - 1005 Ferry Rd, Ferrymead, Christchurch 8023
*conditions apply With an offer this good there is no excuse not to keep fit this winter!
SNAP FITNESS HORNBY SNAP FITNESS PAPANUI SNAP FITNESS BUSH INN 7 Horner Street Ground Floor, 5 Newnham Terrace, Unit G, Clocktower Building Papanui, Christchurch Upper Riccarton, Christchurch Hornby, Christchurch Call us on 03 943 3638 Call us on 03 348 1251 Call us on 03 940 7114
*No Joining Fee Offer applies to all of our Christchurch Clubs. Conditions apply.
SELWYN District firefighters have once again excelled in a national competition. Six months after the Rolleston Fire Brigade won the National Road Crash Rescue Challenge, several of the same men, as well as other firefighters from around the district, have shown they’re also pretty good behind the wheel of a fire truck. The United Fire Brigades Association National Drivers Challenge was held in Feilding recently, attracting a record number of 72 entrants from around the country. Little River’s Todd Pike took out second place, while Rolleston’s Glenn Manning was eighth. Others to do well were Southbridge’s Jamie Philpott (15th place) and Darfield’s Daryl McCaughan (21), as well as Rolleston firefighters Marty Tier (24), Stephen Trigg (27) and Shannon Austin (37).
Drivers competed in a series of events testing them on attributes including reaction time and ability to avoid obstacles. Mr Manning said driving ability was an important part of the job. “For us to be firefighters we have got to have access to all the hoses and water and everything else that goes with it and that’s all mounted on those four wheels and the big red truck, which has got to get there safely.” He was happy with his placing. “It was a bit of a surprise. I had a couple of average sort of runs, which I would have hoped to do a little better in but I think everyone walked away pleased. “Overall it was a nice, well-run event with some really good learning going on,” Mr Manning said. “We got to hone our skills out on the track.”
Call me. I’m Karen and I’ll do my best to get money for you today. I’ll work through my lunch break or stay back to help you. I specialise in loans $500 to $30,000.
HORNBY FINANCE 321 Main South Road, Hornby, Christchurch
Phone now: (03) 344 2428 or 0800 LOAN ME (562 663) www.hornbyfinance.co.nz PS: Bad credit may not exclude you.
Thursday August 23 2012
Plan draws line on Former PM speaks use of water on environment Tom Doudney
NEW water permits are unlikely to be granted in much of the Selwyn District, while water transfers will also be affected as a result of Environment Canterbury’s (ECan) recently notified proposed Land and Water Regional Plan. ECan commissioners David Caygill and Peter Skelton recently fronted a media conference on the plan, where the Selwyn Waihora Zone was singled out several times as an area where over-allocation of water and water quality were of particular concern. Mr Caygill said under the proposed plan it was “unlikely that a resource consent (water permit) will be granted in areas where water quantity limits are currently at or above” recommended limits. New rules also meant water permit holders in zones where water was considered to be over-allocated would not be able to transfer the entire amount of unused water allocated to them. Instead, a portion of that allocation would have to be surrendered for the benefit of the environment. Mr Caygill said it was likely that the value of the proportion not surrendered would increase. However, Tony Davoren, managing director of water permit trading company HydroTrader, said he had “grave doubts” that the increase in value would occur. The changes were likely to put people off transferring water permits, which would in turn stifle development. Mr Skelton said it was hoped that the
Explaining the plan: ECan commissioners David Caygill, left, and Peter Skelton.
regional plan would stop water quality in the Selwyn Waihora area getting any worse until the sub-regional plan being developed by the local zone committee came into effect. The sub-regional plan was expected to be notified early next year. Mr Caygill said while farming practices in the region would have to change, it was not necessarily the case that farming could not intensify further as new land management practices might affect what was sustainable in the area. The plan would also help those thinking of implementing water storage schemes indirectly, as having clear rules on water issues would provide some certainty.
FORMER Prime Minister Helen Clark presented a State of the Nation’s Environment public address to an audience of 350 at Lincoln University on Monday night. Staff, students, public figures and members of the community turned out to hear from Miss Clark in her capacity as administrator of the United Nations Development Programme. The theme of the address was ‘What does the outcome of Rio+20 mean for sustainable development?’. Miss Clark covered not only the outcomes from the controversial Rio+20 but also the issues developed and developing countries are facing in today’s economic environment, and what this means for sustainable development on a global scale. “Our country is more heavily reliant on the earth’s bounty than are most developed countries. Our land- and sea-based industries thrive when the climate is benign, and when ecosystems are healthy,” she said. New Zealand’s expertise in the science and technology of agriculture could be employed to make the shift to more sustainable production methods at home, as well as to help developing countries increase the productivity of small farmers. Her talk, and the many questions from the audience, explored such issues as the role of women in developing countries, whether China should be used as a role model for other nations to lift citizens out of poverty, and whether GDP is a good measure of how well a nation is lifting its sustainable development outcomes.
More Izone land open for business ROLLESTON’S Izone industrial park has continued to grow, with the opening of its 50hectare Stage 6 development on Friday. The newly released land, when fully developed, will have a value of approximately $60 million. A number of businesses have already committed to establishing in Stage 6, taking up to 10 hectares, with a further two hectares under negotiation. At 180 hectares in total, Izone is New Zealand’s largest industrial development. It is owned by Selwyn District Council and managed by Hughes Developments Limited. Izone director Robin Hughes said the launch of stage 6 was a major milestone for the park, Selwyn District and Canterbury. “We have heard so much since the earthquakes about businesses and investors hanging back, and the recovery of the Canterbury economy being slower than expected,” Mr Hughes said. “Well here’s real evidence that there is confidence in our region’s future; that businesses are willing to invest when the place and the product is right.” Selwyn District Deputy Mayor Sarah
Drawing a crowd: Helen Clark spoke at Lincoln University on Monday.
OPEN NOW Quality Kids’ Clothing, Footwear & Toys From 0-5years
OPEN NOW Quality Kids’ Clothing, Footwear stock From hand-picked directly &AllToys 0-5years fromhand-picked overseas suppliers! All stock directly from overseas suppliers! OPEN
7 DAYS Open 10am – 5pm Shop 17• Rolleston Square (next to The Warehouse)
P. (03) 347 1585
Delicious Comfort Food! Celebrating growth: Izone Chairman John Morten, left, with Selwyn District deputy mayor Sarah Walters, centre, and Hon Amy Adams, MP for Selwyn, right, officially launch Stage 6 of Izone.
Walters said the advancements at Izone fit well alongside council projects and programmes designed to make Selwyn a great place to live, work and play. “The Selwyn District has a lot to offer businesses, and the growth of the Izone hub gives our residents new opportunities to work in the district in which they live,” she said. The industrial park has proved attractive
to businesses involved in agriculture and warehousing / logistics. More than 35 companies within the manufacturing, distribution and agricultural sectors, have so far made Izone their home. Earthquakes have boosted interest in the park, with several Izone businesses relocating to the park from damaged premises elsewhere in the broader Canterbury area.
• Made on premises daily • Famous sausage rolls and pies • Toasted bagels and paninis • Vivace Coffee
Specialist Bakery. Retail Premium Slices. A selection of Gluten free & gourmet food
Phone 344 6044
66 – 68 Springs Rd | www.gorgeousfood.co.nz Open 7am - 3.30pm Mon - Fri
Selwyn T oddlers Selwyn’s favourite childcare services! We are a locally owned company that really cares about children’s education and wellbeing.
s 20 Hour
ECE & WINZd approve
• Home based care in the Selwyn district for children between 0-13 years. • Kindergarten • Before and after school care • Community Playgroups • Holiday Programmes ( OSCAR) Find out more about Selwyn Toddlers for your childcare email@example.com | 60 Rolleston Drive needs or a career in childcare education.
Call Tricia or Justine – you can be assured we can help you!
Phone: 347 9089
Thursday August 23 2012
144 Moorhouse Ave
HERE NOW t s e t r u o y k o Bo drive NOW!
Single Cab LEASE Prices Double Cab
Excludes GST / 48 months
$499 Month $575 Month
Stock Available Now! FINANCE Packages Available
Double Cab Space Cab
$289 Weekly $218 Weekly
No deposit, no payments for 6 months on a 48 month term. Finance and credit criteria apply
Thursday August 23 2012
What a winter I seriously cannot remember a winter like this one, with rain, mud and overcast weather making everything and everybody totally miserable. The water table is now at ground level and surely the soil can’t take any more rain. Calves and lambs must be wondering what sort of world their mothers have dropped them into. People throughout Canterbury have become grumpy as they wake to another dull day with the promise of another extended period of rain. Colds and flu seem to be the only things that thrive in such conditions. I managed to get all the anti-cold and anti-flu pills and injections, but I still went down with a head cold and a tummy bug that had a party at my expense for nearly a week. Many companies are playing some sort of musical chairs every morning as employees ring in from their sick beds. On the farms in Canterbury, farmers are very careful to protect paddocks from heavy hooves. Obviously cattle, deer and horses can churn a paddock up in days and totally ruin pasture. Sheep aren’t quite as bad, but the problem is where to move them to. Sacrificing paddocks is hard to do unless there are plans to resow them in the spring. However, there is some consolation in the fact we aren’t on our own. Farmers in Britain still haven’t been able
Wash two Mink Blankets, Duvets or Woolrests
to harvest their cereal crops and face spraying fungicides onto the crops twice a week to stop them being ruined. In another twist of nature, the drought in America continues with and their crops are Rob Cope-Williams failing because of a lack of water. The really good thing about our winter is that spring will follow. Just imagine what is going to happen when the sun does come out and the temperatures do rise and all that natural water is there for the plants to drink and use to grow. Growth has already started on many farms, with pasture and crops enjoying the lack of frosts and cold soil temperatures. As soon as machinery can be used on paddocks, as in when the paddocks are dry enough to support machinery and not have them sink up to the axles, the spring crops will go into the ground ready for a boomer season. The animals will welcome the warmth and energy from the sun as warmly as we will, and all in the world will be great and there’ll be no need for irrigation for ages, making it even greater.
for ONLY $10
Self Service Laundromat
Change of venue and competition winner announced THE venue for The Bitches Box & Mel Parsons show next Wednesday, August 29, has been changed. The show was to have been held in the Pigeon Bay hall, but due to earthquake damage, the hall has been closed. The show will instead be held at the Akaroa Golf Club in Duvauchelle, starting at 7pm.
Fast Dryers Sports Gear Duvets Mink Blankets
Bedding Washers Domestic Laundry
DRY UP TO FOUR LOADS OF CLOTHES IN ONLY 20 MINUTES!
SAvE TIME AND ELECTRICITY 16 x Dryers - from $4 for 20 mins 12 x Washers - from $4
Cnr. 47 Carmen Rd. & Waterloo Rd
$4.00 WASH $4.00 DRY
Cnr. 47 Carmen Rd. & Waterloo Rd - Gasoline Alley Site - Ph 03 349 4350 Large Washers – Wash any 2 Mink Blankets or Duvets for Only $10
Classic Curtains & Interiors Jane & Maxine
v v v v v
Stunning range of quality fabrics Curtains, blinds & tracks Cushions, upholstery & haberdashery Make, supply and fit Manchester and Bedding
STATE LOVES IT
Selwyn View congratulates Gil Smith, of Charteris Bay, who won our competition for a Mel Parsons CD.
See in Store now!
817 Jones rd, rolleston,
over the railway line
03 347 4295
Open Mon - Fri 9am - 4.30pm, Sat 9am - 12pm I Email. firstname.lastname@example.org
Committed to the city we all love We’re passionate about supporting Christchurch and have a large team of people here on the ground to help
Thursday August 23 2012
Exhibition puts spotlight on community art
Community groups / residents’ groups
Ropes, knots, cooking and plenty of fun Justine Marshall THE Lincoln Scout Group has been enjoying a busy schedule of late with many fun events on the calendar. The theme being followed this term for the entire group (Keas, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers) is the celebration of 105 years of scouting worldwide. All sections have been brushing up their basic skills required both indoors and outdoors. Just this week the Keas found themselves meeting for a 7am breakfast at the den, while the Cubs have also been cooking up a storm with a taco evening. Scouts joined in this theme and are planning some international cooking for their next camp in early September. Other skills that have been on the agenda have included some fun with ropes and knot tying and lessons on the safe use of knives, axes and saws. The children have also managed some time out of our local den. The Keas had a fantastic time last term with a visit to the Lincoln University entomology department for some bug research, and most recently, the entire group got together for a fundraising evening at Clip’n’Climb. This event was a real hit, but also managed to
raise funds for those Scouts we have going to Oz Jam (Australian Jamboree) in the New Year. The Lincoln Scout Group has been growing in recent times, with numbers now up to 93. We have had great support from the local community for which we are extremely grateful. Our last Book Sale was so popular it will be repeated in Learning the ropes: The Lincoln Scout Group at a fundraising evening at November to help Clip’n’Climb. fund our Venturers More details about Lincoln Scout Group are for Venture Jam in 2013. We have also been fortunate to have received a grant from the available at www.lincolnscouts.org.nz. Southern Trust for the purchase of some much needed new tents to keep everyone dry on those Justine Marshall is secretary of the Lincoln Scouts. upcoming tramps and camps.
Come celebrate Albert Anderson Day on Sunday ALBERT Anderson Day was originally set up in 1986 by former Southbridge publican Ron Smart and the Southbridge Rugby Football Club (SRFC) as a way of raising funds to benefit the local community. At the time, they chose to recognise local icon Albert Anderson as a talented All Black, who had also played over 100 games for Canterbury, hence the Albert Anderson Trophy for the player of the year was created. Albie is still a local resident, farmer and great supporter of the club and the community. After 26 years, this annual event is still alive and well and last year raised more than $18,000 for the Southbridge Town Hall upgrade. Each year non-profit organisations apply to host the day to raise money for a selected project. This year’s host is the Ellesmere Motor Racing Club. The day’s proceeds will assist with building
a concrete wall to surround the race track, embankment and replacing the safety fence. As tradition dictates, the Canterbury classics, which consists of up and coming, current and ex-Canterbury and All Blacks players, are invited to play the Southbridge invitation senior team, which includes the player of the year nominees. SRFC will host all the games on the day at the rugby park on St James Street on Sunday, August 26. The day commences with the junior rugby prize-giving at 11am in the clubrooms. Games will include Southbridge Golden Oldies v Divison Three at 1pm and Canterbury Classic v Southbridge Seniors at 2.15pm. At the ground there will be raffles and a bouncy castle for the children; as always the shop will be complete with sausage sizzles (supplied by BNZ of Leeston), refreshments, fruit and vegetables stalls. These will all be
Down by the Liffey Gallery
(1 James St. Lincoln) email@example.com
03 325 2832
15th Aug—9th Sept “The Lake” Blanche Fryer, Jan Cole, Nigel Jamison and Te Whirika
“Natural, Safe, Effective” Need help for: • Back & neck pain • Headache & migranes • Sciatica & leg pain • Pregnancy & babies • Sports injuries
CALL NOW 03 347 4799 Open Wed to Sun—10 am to 4 pm
Find us on Bethere.co.nz
Dr Greg Sullivan Chiropractor
ACC registered - no referral required Rolleston Shopping Centre
Prestigious, high end quality doors at affordable prices
and available from 10.30am. The after-match function begins at the Southbridge Hotel at 4pm with raffles and finger food. The famous auction kicks off at around 5pm. Most local businesses and some from out of town donate products or services. This year’s items to look forward to include Daniel Carter memorabilia, New Zealand Cricket tops and world record point certificate signed by Nathan Astle, ‘Have a go Car’ racing vouchers, a guided hunting trip and much more. This is a great day out for the whole family while catching up with the locals, new and old, and supporting your local community.
A MONTH-long exhibition at Lincoln’s Down By The Liffey Gallery will showcase the work of local children and hobby artists. Four exhibitions will run for a week each, starting with art from Lincoln High School senior students from Wednesday, September 12, to Sunday, September 16. Lincoln Kindergarten and Lincoln Playcentre children will have their work on display from Wednesday, September 19, to Sunday, September 23. Lincoln and Springston primary schools feature their creations from Wednesday, September 26, to Sunday, September 30. The Lincoln Art group will have their display from Wednesday, October 3, to Sunday, October 7.
Many people use Microsoft Office to complete their everyday work. Often, they encounter problems that cost them time and cause unnecessary stress. If you’re largely self-taught, or the training that you have had is now a distant memory, the tips and tricks in this column will help you complete your everyday Microsoft Office documents faster and with fewer problems.
Microsoft Word: Assign keyboard shortcuts to symbols
The computer keyboard has a limited range of symbols, e.g. $, #, @, *, etc. There will be times, however, when you need to insert symbols that are not found on the keyboard, e.g. ° (degrees), £ (pound currency), (box), (tick) and so on. These symbols are available from the Symbols dialog box – Insert tab, Symbol, More Symbols. You then need to scroll through the gallery of symbols to find the one that you need to use. This can get a little tedious, particularly for symbols that you use frequently. Keyboard shortcuts are the quickest way to do most things, and if you find yourself repeatedly inserting the same symbol into documents it is Submitted by the Ellesmere Motor Racing a good idea to create a keyboard shortcut for the symbol. On the ribbon, click the Insert tab. Club. Click Symbol and then click More Symbols. Find and select the symbol to be inserted. Click Shortcut Key – the Customise Keyboard dialog box appears. Press the key combination, e.g. Alt+T. Click Assign and then click Close. Close the Symbol dialog box and then test your shortcut!
Templeton Pet Clinic
Friendly Caring Service In house laboratory, Results in 15 Minutes Routine Surgical procedures Full range of premium food & pet products Farm care products & advice for the small block holder Karen Morris B.V.Sc TempleTon Shopping Complex 729 Main South Road I phone 349 6325
Open hOuRS: Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri 8.15am - 6pm, Thurs 8.15am-7pm & Sat 9am-12pm
Tip: When creating your own keyboard shortcuts, avoid using the Ctrl key as Microsoft has used this key for its inbuilt shortcuts. And, to make your shortcuts easier to remember, use a related letter or number – e.g. Alt+T for tick (), Alt+B for box (), Alt+D for degrees (°), etc. About Liz Todd Liz Todd has been helping people achieve more with their Microsoft Office software since the late 1990s through face-to-face training courses and her comprehensive range of self-paced training manuals. Liz’s extensive Microsoft Office knowledge is a result of her research into best practice techniques, her own need to complete computer work as fast and painlessly as possible and the questions asked by her clients. If you have a Microsoft Office question, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“He’s all right, my dad”
The Merchants Choice for all your door requirements For free measure and quote Phone 3841113
We’re the business behind doors
Phone 384 1113
20 Dakota Cres, Wigram
Address Shop 5, Blenheim Square, 227 Blenheim Rd, CHCH Phone 03 366 5274 Email email@example.com Buy online at www.childrensbookshop.co.nz
Thursday August 23 2012
. . . n a l P Our
g n i k o o C t s The Be e Deals c n a i l App ! h c r u h c t s i r in Ch Plu s
b m a L f o g A Le Asko Dishwasher � Large 15 place settings � Stacks 31cm plates
NEW Model, NEW Standards
� Gas / Electric � 8 functions � 5 burners with
fish burner & wok � Adjustable legs
direct drive washer
� Sensor dryer
Electrolux 60cm Wall Oven
Westinghouse Double Oven
� Two fan ovens, 80 & 46 litres � New cool touch door
� 2 fan ovens, 80 & 46 litres � 8 functions
Award 78cm Induction Cooktop
Award 60cm Ceramic Cooktop
� 4 double boosters � Slider control � 4 timers
� 4 rapid HiLite heat zones � Soft touch controls � Bevelled
Stainless Steel � Deluxe version, (choice of 3 models)
Parmco 90cm Freestander
� 1400rpm spin
� Pyrolytic cleaning � Touchproof
� 1400rpm washer with 10 wash programs � Sensor dryer
Asko Multifunction Oven
without moving the top basket Life tested to last 20 years!
Parmco 8.5kg Washer PLUS 6kg Dryer
ns and e v O l l a W With all ding Ranges Freestan
Asko Washer PLUS Condensor Dryer
HOT PRICE $
Asko 60cm Freestander with Induction Cooktop
� 10 functions � Superb cook -ing � Triple
PLUS Matchings options of: HOT PRICE
Electronic convection 50 - 250o -2 model options
HOT PRICE $2299
� 4 function oven enamel interior � 4 element ego hob
Award 60cm F/Stander
Asko Steam Oven
$ 849 White
No overcooking possible! Silent, healthy, easy to use
Westinghouse Pyrolytic Oven PLUS 60cm OR 90cm Induction Cooktop OVEN Never clean again, manual controls COOKTOPS HOT PRICE Induction $ models with touch control 60cm C/Top
Atag Espresso Machine
� 580 litres � Ice/water � Twin cooling � Entertain-
In-wall model. Superb coffee in your own kitchen!
HOT PRICE $3099
Asko Warming Drawer
30 - 70o Auto cut-off Touch proof S/Steel
HOT PRICE $1399
Westinghouse F/Freezer � 650mm wide � Fits standard
NZ kitchens � Non marking
ST B I G G Eod Selling M el
135 OVENS 194 COOKTOPS 146 LAUNDRY MODELS 255 FRIDGE FREEZERS 101 DISHWASHERS 108 FREESTANDING RANGES
Award Wall Oven Plus Ceramic C/Top
� 14 place settings � Electronic
controls � LED display
HOT PRICE $2099
Parmco Single Oven Plus Warming Drawer 5 YEAR � Fan oven with Warranty
� 60 litre multi-
telescopic rails � Variable temp warming drawer
function oven with catalytic cleaning � Ceramic C/Top
Award Double Oven
Parmco Pyrolytic Wall Oven + Induction Cooktop
� 2 ovens � 8 functions � Powerful grill � Stainless steel
� 60cm pyrolytic
inbuilt oven with 11 functions � Induction c/top
We are the Home of Kitchen & Laundry Appliances in Central Christchurch
� 4 induction zones � Touch controls � Electronic sensor � 17 stage
Asko ‘Silent Series’ 71cm Powerpack � Hideaway model � Less noise
without loss in performance
11 Silent Series models available
Award 70cm Induction Cooktop
Parmco Waste Disposal Package Deal
� Bevelled glass edge � 9 heat
� ½hp disposer � Air switch � Magno guard � Plunger
levels � Timer
Our No1 Seller!
$399 the lot!
KAS Price Promise
END OF LINE
Centrally Located, and very easy to get to!
Owned & Operated
ited $2499 Lim Stock
SAVE $500 on RRP
Bosch Induction Cooktop
No pricing gimmicks, just great deals
Appliance info & great deals online
BEST Houselot Deals
Choose a combo deal and save $$$ from our huge range of appliances that are on display amino 973
� 320 Manchester Street, Christchurch
Phone 03 379 0360 � Open Saturday 10am - 4pm � www.kas.co.nz
Selwyn view mainland press
Thursday August 23 2012
THUrsdaY JUne 14 2012
Making your dream kitchen affordable H ave you thought about doing up your kitchen but can’t afford the hefty price tag? Your dream kitchen could be less expensive than you think with a facelift from Dream Doors. Adrian and Tammy Kay have recently opened the Christchurch branch of Dream Doors, a nationwide company that was started in the United Kingdom, and specialises in kitchen facelifts including door and drawer front replacements, cabinetry, handles, new bench surfaces and also a range of new kitchen appliances and lighting solutions. Dream Doors can replace door and drawer fronts and benchtops, as invariably the cabinetry is in perfect condition, giving you the look of a brand new kitchen at a fraction of the cost to put in a new kitchen. They have dozens of the latest door designs and hundreds of colours and designs to suit all tastes and styles. The great news about a facelift is that they can be completed in just a day so there’s minimal disruption to the homeowner, says Adrian. Dream Doors also offer a full range of benchtops, including Formica, acrylic, timber, stainless steel, engineered stone and some very affordable granite options for those on a budget. Adrian and Tammy can also help with complete kitchen rebuilds or new builds, bathroom joinery and bedroom cupboard doors, making them a great place to start
when you’re thinking about updating your home. Adrian and Tammy have found that homeowners who have had their houses fixed by EQC find that their kitchens now look drab and tired-looking so a facelift is the perfect affordable solution to bring it up-to-date. To help make your decisions easier, Dream Doors’ website (www.dreamdoors. co.nz) has 3D virtual reality software where homeowners can design their own kitchen. Customers can select the style and colour of the cupboard door online so they can see what combinations work best. There is also an online ordering and quoting service for people living out of Christchurch. Adrian and Tammy are more than happy to chat with clients about what they would like and are dedicated to finding a kitchen solution to suit their needs and fit in with the rest of their home. “We are not here to sell you a kitchen, we are here to help you buy one.” Professional cabinet makers and joiners will ensure a professional finish and the majority of Dream Doors’ range is locally made in Christchurch. All doors and drawers are fitted with soft close fittings as standard and joinery comes with a 10-year guarantee. For more information about Dream Doors, visit dreamdoors.co.nz or phone Adrian or Tammy on 03 338 1081 or email adrian@ dreamdoors.co.nz.
Adrian and Tammy Kay owners of Dream Doo , rs. Gorgeous: Get this beautiful kitchen by calling Dream Doors at 03 338 1081.
Kitchen makeover: Before (left) and after (right) photos of a facelift by Dream Doors.
Amazing Kitchen Facelifts! Helping to rebuild Christchurch A brand new style kitchen for a lot less than the price of a new one!
Call: 03 338 1081 firstname.lastname@example.org
Replacement doors, drawer fronts, panels & bench tops, or a complete brand new kitchen, all made to measure.
Thursday August 23 2012
Gilbert Wealleans Photographer 021 338 380
YES, YOU CAN ORDER A PHOTO. ORDER ONLINE at www.mainlandpress.co.nz
Lincoln’s community art venue, Down by the Liffey Gallery, opened its new exhibition entitled “The Lake” on August 14. Four local artists, Blanche Fryer, Jan Cole, Nigel Jamieson and Te Whirika, presented a collection of paintings, weaving, mixed media and ceramics. Seen taking in the art inspired by lakeside life were… Jordan and Jesse Campbell
click on the photo link.
Joan Gomez-Douglass, Pamela Heuston
Daphne O’Connell, Blanche Fryer, Nigel Jamieson
Persephone Singfield, Akane Nakao
Mary and Clare Fryer
Dave Hart, Trish Waters
Jancraft Craft Boutique
Ian, Amy and Jane Burney
Gordon Greenslade, Paul Fleming
Come and visit this very beautiful craft shop, bursting with a huge product base for scrapbooking/card making and general craft supplies etc. Also the gorgeous Christmas shop which is full of festive products, is a must see all year round.
Cr Malcolm Lyall, David Lloyd, Mike Glover
Anne Pulley, Linda Pringle
39 Brookside Rd, Rolleston Open Mon to Sat 10am to 4pm
MAIN SOUTH ROAD
Thanks for your support… Since I’ve started, there’s been a huge amount of interest in our Darfield site’s development.
community, for your support and for making us feel at home.
We are just as excited as you are to see the first highquality milk powder being produced and I’d like to thank everyone who has brought this site to life.
We couldn’t have done it without you.
Since day one it was important to me and the team to build a site that our community is part of, and one that they’re proud of. I think we’ve achieved that and my thanks to you, the
Richard Gray Canterbury Operations Manager
Phone 03 347 9298
Thursday August 23 2012
Selwyn children get into Olympic spirit THE Olympic spirit has been alive and well in Selwyn District over the last few weeks with many schools taking part in various Olympic-themed competitions and projects of their own. Two schools to run their own mini Olympics were Dunsandel and Broadfield. Pupils giving their all included…
The ‘Athens’ team from Broadfield School react to winning gold.
The march past of Dunsandel athletes. Broadfield School pupils sing the national anthem at the closing ceremony.
Dunsandel pupils Jacob Currie, Sydney White and Jack Lough – ASB Olympic Schools medallists.
100’s of fabfroricms to choose
no job too big or small. insurance quotes available.
K e i t h
h a r t s h o r n e
0 2 7 5
6 6 3
9 0 9
NEW LOCATION - 237 Brougham St (opp Sydenham Park) ChCh P. 371 7500 See our website for a full list of services www.qualityfurniture.co.nz
Dunsandel pupil Adam Chatterton in his attempt to beat Usain Bolt’s time in the 100 metres.
Fully equipped processing factory on-site. One of the cheapest processors in Canterbury.
Smoked Chicken, Cranberry & Chestnut Sausages Angus T-Bone Steaks
From 23rd-29th august 2012
Curried Sausages Casserole
Georgia Laurenson of Broadfield School taking the ‘athletes’ oath’.
Broadfield School pupils Nikita Baynes and Rebecca Tait at the rowing. Broadfield School pupil Alivia Heron completes the balloon run with assistance from Rebecca Matthews.
Private Processing sPecialists!
Dunsandel School sports coordinator Craig Happer tries to beat Valerie Adams’ distance in the shot-put.
Rolled Roast Pork
79 High Street, Leeston | PH/fax 03 324-3419 www.ellesmerebutchery.com AWAITING COPY Ad Number: GA0084 Artwork: GA0084 Size: 9x4 Description: INTERIOR FLAIR GIFTS & WEDDING Account: Colour: F Filename: GA0084
Georgina Rule reads the Dunsandel School Olympic oath.
Uni-hockey at Broadfield School.
Ticks all the boxes
ROOF BOX $695
Gloss Black 5 year warranty Quick mount u-bolts Skis, snowboards and luggage Top Value
79 Fitzgerald Ave Cnr of Tuam St • Ph: 379 4493
Thursday August 23 2012
$100,000 CASH MUST BE WON IN THE CLASSIC HITS MUSIC MIX classichits.co.nz
JASON GUNN & DAVE FITZGERALD, 4-7PM WEEKDAYS
Thursday August 23 2012
Ellesmere Rugby Sub Union finals day results Division 1:
Rolleston netball celebrates 50 years
(Coleman Shield and Victor Craw Cup) Lincoln 26, Southbridge 23.
Division 2: (Jack Masefield Shield and Stuart Tolerton Memorial Cup) Banks Peninsula 11, Kirwee 42. Division 3: (Senior Reserve Shield and Bert Vickery Memorial Cup) Dunsandel/Irwell Combined 6, Waihora 25. Colts: (ERSU Junior Shield and Leeston RFC Cup) Rolleston 10, Waihora 25. Under 18: (ERSU Under 18 Trophy and DJ Forrester Trophy) Leeston 20, Prebbleton 8. Under 16: (ERSU Under 16 Trophy and R. Lilley Trophy) Southbridge/Dunsandel Combined win, Malvern Combined lost. Under 14 ½: (McMillan Shield and Hardwick Family Trophy) West Melton 10, Springston/ Dunsandel Combined 8. Under 13: (Southbridge RFC Cup and Christey Family Trophy) Rolleston lost, West Melton Blue win.
Five banks in half an hour– it must be ...
IT was a weekend of reunions, reminiscing and rekindling old netball friendships as more than 140 past and present Rolleston Netball Club members gathered for the club’s 50th jubilee celebrations. As you can imagine, turning half a century was great cause for celebrations and the party was a great excuse for Aucklander Claire Wood, right, and fellow teammate Kathryn Macfarlane to join in the party. Claire played for the club in the 70s and 80s when the uniforms consisted of homemade white tops and bright orange skirts. As well as a stint as president, her husband Bruce (who also attended the weekend’s events and was a police officer in Rolleston during that time) fulfilled the role of treasurer for a while. A delight for her was seeing that the club had grown from the nine teams when she was playing to the 31 teams that participate in senior, social, primary and future fern competitions today. When she first joined the club there was one practice court in Rolleston and she, along with other members, fundraised by holding a fashion parade, among other things, to raise the money for a shed to store netball paraphernalia. On Friday, Claire was finding it somewhat difficult to locate some of her former teammates. “I think it’s because I’m expecting them to look like they did 30 years ago,” she said.
Speed Lending If you are looking to refinance or take out a home loan but don’t have time to visit multiple banks then come down to The Hub Hornby on Saturday 25 August.
Five major banks represented in one area Five minutes with each bank then onto the next Just one form to complete FREE
Registrations from 9.30am. Speed Lending will run from 10am-4pm Note: Speed Lending is an information exchange process only. All loans are subject to the lender’s own financial checks, conditions, fees and approval. Interest rates, conditions and offers are subject to change.
Air ball: Broadfield goal shoot Jo Stanbury takes to the air while Rolleston goal keep Kiani Smith watches.
Jubilee celebrations with top netball ROLLESTON Netball Club started off its jubilee weekend with a great exhibition of both junior and senior netball at the Rolleston Events Centre on Friday night. The games were part of the Selwyn Netball Centre competition and provided a terrific spectacle for the 200 people who turned out to watch. In the curtain raiser, top-of-the-table primary teams Rolleston A and Halswell A took to the court in what was a brilliant display of netball, exhibiting skills well beyond their years. Both teams impressed spectators in what turned out to be a goal-for-goal dash, with Halswell just managing to keep ahead throughout the four quarters and finishing with a one-point advantage over its hosts 19-18. In the premier competition game, which saw Rolleston A hosting Broadfield A, the result was a surprise, with the final score further apart than anyone thought imaginable. The teams were placed second and third before the game so a tight match was to be expected. However, Rolleston failed to fire, especially in the shooting circle, and a determined Broadfield side was quick to capitalise, finishing triumphant 65-48. Ironically, Broadfield and Rolleston will now meet again this week in the semi-final round of the competition. Lincoln and Greenpark A will play in the other semi-final match. With only two games to go, the four semifinalists have now been decided for each grade in the Selwyn Netball Centre competition. Quarter scores (Halswell first): 15-14, 31-27, 47-37, 65-48.
Thursday August 23 2012
Instant energy helps the body fight off illness
f you want to solve your insomnia, hay fever, craving for cigarettes, pain or any other similar ailment, Dr Lan Xiao of Acupuncture Without Needles could be the person you need to see. “The key to acupuncture without needles is an instant release of energy,” says Dr Lan. As she points out, when the body is low in energy as a result of stress, it is unable to fight off infections or illness such as colds and flu. Therefore, getting energy instantly through her treatment is very important. “If you have energy your body will look after you but it will not look after you if you are low in energy,” she says. “Medicine will not give you energy.” Dr Lan is a graduate of the prestigious Beijing Medical University in China where she studied for five years. In 1993 she set up an acupuncture clinic in Christchurch and during the ensuing years, engaged in extensive research and clinical practice. During this time, she discovered a whole new and exciting area involving the nose with acupressure points, much like the method used in foot reflexology. Dr Lan uses these points to affect even the most stubborn of ailments, with extraordinary results. One of her clients, Wantana, came to her wanting to lose some weight. After three or four treatments, Wantana says she got excellent results. Dr Lan says Wantana’s body was “stressed and not happy”. Wantana was also taking pills to help her go to the toilet in the morning but after Dr Lan’s treatment the problem was solved, and she had no more use for the pills. Wantana was so impressed with Dr Lan she took her children for treatment, which also proved successful.
Dr Lan says it usually takes six treatments to restore the body’s energy levels although it depends on the age of the patient. During treatment, vital points on the nose are stimulated. These points correspond to disease areas of the body. All parts of the human body can be traced through the nose. The body’s repair centre is located in the brainstem behind the nose. Any disorder or imbalance within the body produces a sensitive point on the nose. When this point is stimulated by pressure, a message is sent to the repair centre to promote healing. Success rates are very high and can be
achieved very quickly, if not instantly. There are no side effects and the treatment is virtually painless. If there are no results, no charge is made. Dr Lan compares the speed of the treatment to a rocket being launched – the power of the rocket fuel when it is fired up produces instant lift-off, and the force of gravity has no effect. She says her treatment is similar in that it provides an instant energy boost, counteracting the effect of the stress the body is experiencing. For an appointment contact Dr Lan Xiao at her clinic 108 Sawyers Arms Road, Papanui, or phone 323 4168, mobile 027 231 8388.
The Massage want a Therapy Clinic new look? Come and See tHe
A safe and effective way to rejuvenate your face and make your skin appear younger, fresher and more radiant; without resorting to surgery or other invasive techniques.
Acupressure & Deep Tissue Massage
team at magniFique
2011/12 Retailer of the year. Finalist Salon & Colourists of the year
for 60min massage
For the treatment of facial wrinkles and fine lines, scars, enlarged pores and skin pigmentation. Improves facial muscle and skin tone.
Only at Rolleston Lincoln Acupuncture.
A powerful and effective form of massage therapy. 841 Old Tai Tapu Rd, Tai Tapu. Ph: 03 329 6467 Clinic hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm. Saturday 11am - 3pm, Closed public holidays
Dr Lan Xiao
Contact Emily Isabella | P: 021 1745 540 E: email@example.com 14 Gerald Street, Lincoln (Behind Gilberts & Assoc/CRT building) www.rollestonacpuncture.co.nz
462 Halswell Road, Christchurch
Ph 03 322 7297
Open 6 days, late night Tues to Thurs
lincoln acupunctur e
• Unisex, all ages • Cut, colouring, perms • Family friendly • 18 years’ experience Senior Citizens Wednesdays • Discount for seniors • Bookings essential
Phone 03 325 4341 Tues – Fri 9-5, Saturday by appointment
‘Old Garage’ Main Road, Dunsandel
FLOWERS & GIFTS • Wallets • Scarfs • Belts • Handbags • Jewellery • Hankies and more!
Ideas For Dad!
2012 Ellerslie International Flower Show Winner • Full range of floral services • Gifts, large ceramic vases, candles, frames, other vases & skin care • Same day delivery Christchurch wide
This Father’s Day
* NEW stock each week ‘Old Garage’ Main Rd, Dunsandel
P. 325 4321 • Open 6 days
9am-5.30pm Tues - Fri and 10am-4pm Sat - Sun
68 B Springs Rd Hornby Ph. 03 349 6300 Open Mon - Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm Sat 9.30am - 1pm
Thursday August 23 2012
Amy Spud it: On your marks, get set, grow Adams A MP FOR SELW YN
If you would like to sign up for my newsletter please visit www.amyadams.co.nz CONTACT
P: 03 344 0418 | F: 03 344 0420 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Working hard for our communities. Authorised by Amy Adams, 829 Main South Road, Templeton, Christchurch
Full & Part time options, hands-on training NZQA unit standard based qualifications Cert. in Organic Horticulture Level 3 National Cert. in Horticulture Level 2 & 4 Starting 10th September 2012 Fees: $515 Full time
IN G O RG
Enrolment Information 03 325 3684 (BHU) 0800 835 367 (Telford)
$390 Part time BHU Organic College Lincoln University
re you a spud person? I certainly am. Every year I look forward to the first new spuds of the season. I always aim to have my first crop ready for Christmas. The thought of fresh, new season’s jersey bennes, gently boiled with lashings of mint and real butter make me excited. Growing potatoes is easier than most people think, so easy, you don’t even need a garden. Depending on the variety grown they take around three to four months to mature and be ready for harvest. Traditionally, most backyards had a ‘spud patch’ but if you are in between homes or renting, try growing potatoes in containers. Use anything from a kitchen bucket with holes in it, or try car tyres - stack two or three on top of each other. Old recycling bins and drums work, too. Even though the weather is still cold, now is the time to be thinking about getting organised for growing potatoes this season. The key ingredients to a tasty crop are sun, well dug soil, potato fertiliser and water. There are numerous different varieties of potatoes, choose a variety which lends itself to the type of cooking you prefer: Christmas Day - cliff kidney, jersey benne, maris anchor, swift Roasting - moonlight, agria, rua New potatoes - boiling - Nadine, jersey benne, cliffs kidney Mashing - moonlight, agria, Ilam hardy Growing in buckets or planter bags – cliff kidney, rocket For a list of potato varieties available in
stores, and more detailed information visit www.tuitime.co.nz. Begin by sprouting or ‘chitting’ seed potatoes. Choose certified seed potatoes - these have been specifically grown to produce a reliable crop in the home garden and are free from pests and diseases that can harm and affect potato taste and harvest. Don’t be tempted to cheat and plant any of those rogue leftover potatoes that may have sprouted in the pantry. It’s very unlikely these will produce a decent crop. To sprout, lay the seed potatoes flat on a tray or box somewhere dry. Small green shoots will appear; once they are about finger length they are ready to plant out. The process can take two to four weeks. The soil needs to be loose to allow the roots to penetrate and the potatoes to develop. Dig garden beds to a depth of 20 to 30cm, next blend in Tui Potato Food and Compost or Tui Super Sheep Pellets. The more time you spend preparing your soil prior to planting increases the likelihood of a tasty outcome. Make a trench in the soil about 10cm deep, plant the sprouted seed potatoes in the middle of the trench, with the shoots facing upwards about 30 to 50cm apart. In pots or tyres, plant three to five seed potatoes per container. As shoots appear above the ground, mound up the soil to cover the new shoots. This encourages the plant to work harder to produce a larger crop under the soil. Continue doing this until the plants are
Prepare your garden & tidy up for spring
300x80x50mm $2.50 each
Exposed Aggregate Pavers
500x500x40mm $12.50 each
Contact Peter on (03) 347 6685 or 021 138 2341
from $7.00 each
The Old Sawmill, 2239 Main South Rd, Burnham For full price list and further information go to www.pavers.yolasite.com
and we will do the rest! We specialise in:
Lifestyle Blocks Residential Commercial Servicing Maintenance Horticulture Trenching Mole Ploughing
(Pick me up hand cream) Experience revitalised hands and improved skin condition with this restorative, vitamin packed hand cream blended with refreshing mandarin, petitgrain, rosemary and lavender. With vitamin rich sweet almond oil to moisturise, sage extract to stimulate circulation and the re-oxygenation of the skin and naturally anti-bacterial rosemary extract to protect your hands and nails. 0% parabens, SLS, colour.
More than a garden centre
Porcelain scented decorations
• Small pets • Fish & Birds • Pet supplies & food • Wide selection of Statues and Planters
Elegantly formed. Threaded with natural cord, our pure porcelain bisque has been infused with a signature Linden Leaves favourite to elevate the senses and impart a calming and soothing ambiance within any environment. Inspired by days at the seaside, these porcelain scented decorations can be hung anywhere in small spaces such as your wardrobe, utility room, bathroom, car or even used as simple hanging decorations.
EllEsmErE GardEn CEntrE
100 HigH Street, LeeSton PH/Fax 03 324 3040 Mon-Fri 10.00am -4.00pm Sat 9.30am-12.30pm
OR $89 FOR 26 ISSUES, $159 FOR 52 ISSUES
Will your rose flowers look this beautiful next year? This is the time of year to carry out the following
or 347 4083
Selwyn View has one potato growing kit (which includes seed potatoes, potato food and vegetable potting mix worth $50) to give away to one lucky reader. To enter, tell us what your favourite potato variety is and why? Email email@example.com with growing kit in the subject line, text Kit to 4494 (texts cost 50 cents) or write to Potato Growing Kit Giveaway PO Box 39 176, Christchurch 8545. To be eligible make sure you include your name, address and daytime contact phone number. Entries close at 5pm on Thursday, August 30.
Revitalising hand cream
• Rose spraying & pruning • Winter clean ups • New landscapes & plantings
METHOD OF PAYMENT:
Mrs/Ms/Miss/Mr _________________________________________________ Address _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________ Postcode ___________ Daytime Telephone ______________________________________________ Email __________________________________________________________
Please charge my credit card: ❑ Visa ❑ Mastercard ❑ American Express ❑ Diners Club
Mrs/Ms/Miss/Mr _________________________________________________ Address _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ Daytime Telephone __________________________ Postcode ___________ Email __________________________________________________________
firstname.lastname@example.org | evolvinglandscapes.co.nz
Order online at www.weekendgardener.co.nz Call FREE 0800 999 886 open business hours
Cardholder’s Signature ____________________________________________ Expiry Date____/_____ Cardholders Name (Please Print) ____________________________________ My cheque is enclosed ( ) payable to Weekend Gardener Subscriptions Please bill me ( ) Weekend Gardener will send you a subscription request by mail.
NEW ZEALAND: ❑ 12 issues (6 months) subscription $39 SAVE $25 ❑ 26 issues (1 year) subscription $89 SAVE $51 ❑ 52 issues (2 years) subscription $159 SAVE $121
Call Ross or Jill on 03 325 2658
RECEIVE A DISCOUNT OF OVER 40% NEVER MISS AN ISSUE DELIVERY TO YOUR DOOR RECEIVE BEFORE ON SALE
S U B S C R I B E A N D S AV E
GIFT SUBSCRIPTION: (Recipients details)
PHONE 0800 22 33 92
A LINDEN LEAVES GIFT PACK
For quality irrigation systems
JuST Add WATER
Rachel Vogan The Happy Gardener
SUBSCRIBE OR RENEW & RECEIVE
GARDEN TOOLS Available Now
Mowing Strips / Edging
about 30cm tall then let the foliage grow up and flower. Harvest after flowering or once tops die down. If you are careful, and the soil is loose, you may be able to wriggle your hands under the plant to sneak a few new potatoes carefully without digging up the whole plant. Enjoy!
❑ 26 issues (1 year) subscription $239
REST OF THE WORLD: ❑ 26 issues (1 year) subscription $319 *Rates include GST and delivery. Please allow 4 weeks for delivery of your ﬁrst issue.
COMPLETE THE COUPON AND SEND FREEPOST TO: Weekend Gardener Subscriptions Freepost 174602 PO Box 91549 Victoria Street West, Auckland, 1142 Weekend Gardener Customer Services email@example.com
Thursday August 23 2012
Classifieds ANTIQUE & COLLECT-
RIDE ON non catch or IBLES FAIR, Displays & catch grass, residential Sales, Saturday & Sunor commercial, sprin-
SouthISlandMedia SolutionS ltd
day 25/26 August, 10am to 4pm, Table Tennis
kler systems, fertilis- Centre, 294 Blenheim ing, spraying, hedge Road, opp The Waretrimming, free quotes
ph Philip Owner/Operator 03 347-8818 or
Rexellent Rentals Cars, Vans, Brisbane , Coolangatta
FREE CALL 0800 601 508
Kerry - Ph: 03 962 0744 Larissa - Ph: 03 962-0746
Contact us today classified hot lines
Keen to Work? Email us on.. e firstname.lastname@example.org
p 962 8197
- please leave a message
BUILDERS-CLEANS 10 years experience specialising in clean up of new homes, renovations, & earthquake repairs. Phone Deb - Absolutely Clean on 347-7685 or 027 2692610 03 347-7685 CARPENTER HANDYMAN - Small Job Specialists, Carpentry, Repairs, Decking & Maintenance, 40 years experience, no job too small, Ph War-
ren 03 322-1103 or FENCING - SUM027 697-8541 MERFIELD Fencing CHIMNEY CLEANING Ltd - Lifestyle or farm, Abel & Prestige Chim- Sheep, Cattle, Horse, ney Cleaning (2009) All types of animals, Ltd. Professional, Fences, Yards, Sheds, Guaranteed Service. Arenas, Shelters, Free Phone 0800 661- Runs, 27 years con244 tract fencing, John is DRAINLAYER For all available to help with your drainage & exca- your design and planvation requirements, ning, Ph John/Carol 03 Martin Glubb Regis- 312-4747 tered Drainlayer, ph 03 FURNITURE Remov942-4882 or 027 434- als BOB Carriers 6619 or email martin. Est. 1928 “the gentle email@example.com movers”. For packing
Ring our quick line ! to place your power ad PH: 0900 50 111
and removal services Marraige Canterbury and South CELEBRANT - WedIsland wide. Phone dings, Civil Union 344-2900 STONEMASON, BRICK & BLOCKLAYER, Earthquake Repairs, River/Oamaru stone, Schist, Volcanic Rock, Paving, all Alterations new & old, Quality Workmanship, visit www.featureworks.co.nz or ph 027 601-3145 or 03 3229959
- Jenni Gibson Ph/Fax 324-8332 Mobile 021 723-089 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Paid and processed in one go * $10 charged straight to your phone account 20 word limit classified line ad in Mainland Press
Trades and Professionals in their Field emotional therapy
CARPET / FURNISHINGS
physiotherapy TREE SERVICES
SPOUTING 2 U
CASH/CASH For any unwanted Vehicles
Release old emotions and negative self-beliefs to reveal your true self.
Shelterbelt Trimming Contractor Call Tony Dempsey
Annette 347 8095
Ph 03 325 3256 Mob 0274 323 943
Annette@emotionaltherapy.co.nz www.emotionaltherapy.co.nz forests & meadows
Computer Troubles? Forests and Meadows a Naturist lawn, garden and Transport service
Email. forestsandmeadows.co.nz email@example.com
Ph or text 027 603 6845
cars $50 - $500 vans or 4wds Up To $2,000
Rolleston Automotive Dismantlers Ltd 812 Jones Road, Rolleston
All Parts Available
ID CASH PyAour for all etal scrap m
Family Barber Men, Women & Children No Appointment Needed
Now in Lincoln Township Open: Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 14 Gerald Street Lincoln (Behind CRT Real Estate) Ph: 021 300 554 A/H: 03 325 3451
We design, print and deLiver throughout Christchurch SouthISlandMedia
FREEPHONE 0800 248 639
Shop 16, 70 Rolleston Dr Rolleston Phone 03 347 7601 Open Mon - Sat
or 027 728 5688
• For all your printing requirements • Photocopying B/W & Colour • Digital, Offset & Large Format Printing • Competitive pricing • From initial concept through to delivery! 731a Main South Road, Templeton
Ph 349 9700 Fax 349 9701
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Advertising
m.c. tipene plumbing ltd advertise for maintenance - roofing - spouting - house & commercial - wood/coal burner installation & repairs
Contact Lea on p 962 8199 m 021 277 3086
Free quotes 10YR guarantee on all our workmanship
YES 3 We can fix it YES 3 We come to you YES 3 We are cost effective
Cash Paid for your dead or alive crashed or rusty van, 4x4, truck etc
Call Charlie today! Phone 03 342 4297
All insurance work - snow damage included
027 476 2404
0800 728 768
• Work/sport clothes • School uniforms • Gowns & dresses • Drapes, curtains, duvets
Lawn mowing Rubbish removals excavation Fully insured Free quotes
Call Danie (021) 875 462 03 980 2865/03 344 5744 www.spouting2u.co.nz
Call your IT Professional now for onsite service or workshop drop-off
Our services include:
Tree felling Stump removal Tree thinning Tree mulching hedge trimming
Christchurch East and South - 681 Ferry Rd, Woolston Ph: 389 3887 www.ctseast.co.nz Christchurch West - 50 Kathleen Cres, Hornby Ph: 423 9011 www.ctswest.co.nz
SUPPLY AND INSTALL OR SUPPLY ONLY
Ph 347-9354 or
(PlEasE lEavE a mEssagE)
no job to big or small 027 593 7820, a/h 03 323-8525
your business here
Phone for further details
Kerry 962 0744 Larissa 962-0746
Thursday August 23 2012
ORIX Vehicle Sales 115 Moorhouse Ave
www.orix.co.nz View another 200 vehicles online
1.8, Automatic, 89,900km, Airbag, Immobiliser, Alarm, Remote Central Locking, Power Windows.
2008 ford mondeo sTaTion wagon
SPECIAL SPECIAL $$
SPECIAL SPECIAL$ $
$135pw @12.90% 2008 ford ranger 3.0 xlT 2wd double Cab $145pw @12.90% 2009 Holden Colorado 4x4
Leather Trim, Blue Tooth Connectivity, Traction Control, DVD Player, Dual Climate Air Conditioning, Vehicle Stability, Cruise Control.
48,000km, Air Conditioning, Limited Slip Diff, ABS, 6 Disc CD Player, Airbags, Front Fog Lights.
Weekly Repayments based on 25% deposit over 48 months. All vehicles available with no deposit. Finance Company Credit Criteria applies.
Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5pm Sat 9am-4pm Sun 10am-4pm
50,755kms. 3.0 manual, 6 disc CD player. ABS, air con, alloy wheels, cruise control, power windows & mirrors.
Ph: Glenn Harrison 353 1902 or David Johnson 353 1907 Vehicle Finance 12.9% PA
Tow Bar, Airbags, ABS with EBD, Immobilizer, 6 Disc CD Player, Climate Control.
ABS with Ebd, air con, CD player, cruise control, electronic brake assist, remote central locking.
85,475kms, 2L auto, immobiliser, keyless entry, power steering, 6 disc CD changer, alloy wheels, ABS with Ebd.
$115pw @12.90% 2009 Holden Commodore Ve wagon $115pw @12.90% 2008 mazda 6 2.5 gsx HaTCH baCk
ABS, alloy wheels, body kit, cruise control, front fog lights, power windows, remote keyless entry, technology pack
$98pw @12.90% 2009 mazda 3 gsx HaTCH
Manual 6 Speed, ABS with EBD, Remote Central Locking, Air Conditioning, 49,000kms.
23,642kms, airbags, 6 disc CD changer, ABS with Ebd, alloy wheels, cruise control, front fog ligths, climate control.
$88pw @12.90% 2008 ToyoTa Corolla 1.8 gx HaTCH
Auto, Airbags, ABS with EBD, Remote Central Locking, Air Conditioning.
Auto, air bags, alloy wheels, traction control, ABS, cruise control, dynamic stability control.
$95pw @12.90% 2008 Honda CiViC Hybrid
$82pw @12.90% 2007 ToyoTa Corolla 1.8 gx sedan
2.3 Auto, Air Conditioning, ABS with EBD, CD Player, Remote Central Locking.
1.8 auto, ABS, air bags, alloy wheels, cruise control, CD player, immobiliser.
$88pw @12.90% 2008 ford falCon fg xT
2009 ToyoTa Corolla gx sedan
2008 Holden Calais V series
2.7, V6 auto, petrol, ABS, air bags, alloy wheels, CD player, cruise control, air con, keyless entry.
1.8 auto, ABS, air bags, alloy wheels, remote central locking, power steering, air con, power windows and mirrors.
2008 Hyundai sanTa fe $145 p/w @12.90%
$67pw @12.90% 2007 Holden asTra Cd
2009 Holden ViVa
2008 ford falCon fg xr6
We are here