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February 11 2014

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A special day at Government House  by Joanne Speechly

A Dargaville family travelled to Government House in Wellington last week to be bestowed with their New Zealand citizenship amid nationwide celebrations to mark Waitangi Day.

Theatre Fest to foster creative talent It is time for aspiring and wellrehearsed playwrights, directors and thespians to start thinking about Theatre Fest …

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Open day at Kai Iwi Lakes

A community open day is being held this Saturday (February 15) at the Kai Iwi Lakes …

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 New citizens — the Pollard family. From left to right: Sylvia Pollard, Sir Jerry Mateparae, Graham and Susan Pollard and Eva and Theo Pollard. See story on page 3 …

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The outcome of an application from the Mangawhai Residents and Ratepayers Association for a judicial review of the town’s costly wastewater scheme is some time away after Justice Paul Heath reserved his

decision after a three day hearing last week. About 100 Mangawhai residents travelled to the court to hear lawyers for their association and those for the Kaipara District Council present submissions.

The judicial review seeks answers to the Ecocare sewage scheme which burgeoned into an $80 million council debt and subsequent rates burden, which lead to a number of Mangawhai residents refusing to pay.

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The Kaipara Lifestyler is published with pride by NorthSouth Multi Media Ltd, a privately owned Kaipara company. Phone: 09 439 6933 or 0800 466 793 • Fax: 09 439 6930 Email: info@thelifestyler.co.nz • Postal Address: PO Box 474, Dargaville Physical Address: Lifestyler House, 107 River Road, Dargaville General Manager: Deb Wright | 021 639 696 Kaipara Lifestyler Editor at large: Paul Campbell 09 439 6933 Editorial: Graphic Design: Advertising: Colin Patterson Gavin Bainbridge Andy Bryenton Andy Bryenton Jan Balcombe Kylie McMullen Brian Eastwood Paul Bakulich Anjuli Toia Joanne Speechly James Menzies Greer Mackay Jessica Wright

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 Waitangi day was the date of a yearly tradition at Baylys Beach — the annual Craig Osbaldiston Memorial Surf Contest. Established to celebrate the life and legacy of local surfer Craig Osbaldiston, the event is held on Waitangi morning each year, with a field of local wave-riders competing in a spirit of remembrance and fellowship. Mr Osbaldiston passed away due to melanoma, and the surf contest also serves as an opportunity to raise awareness about this dangerous form of cancer, preventing the loss of young lives. The event which commemorates his name has been running without fail since 2005.

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and nigh invulnerability seem just the right tools. Frantic supernatural action from the dark era of magic to the present day. Robocop A remake of the classic 1980s dystopian sci-fi action movie, in which a badly injured police officer is brought back to life - and on duty - as a super-powered cyborg. Behind the explosions and motorbike chases this is a story about the conflict between humanity and technology, and the role of human compassion in law enforcement - deeper than it appears.

 Kaipara Vintage Machinery Club’s extension is proceeding apace at Dargaville’s Harding Park, assisted by dry weather over summer. The building frame has now been erected and installation of a roof is due to start this week. The project will more than double the space the club has to display old tractors, harvesters and other machinery. President Bill Fitness says the club has decided to delay its next Crank-Up Day until spring, so it can also serve as an official opening for the extension.

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American Hustle It’s the 1970s - the age of flares, funk, big ‘fros and the hustle - but these fellas don’t mean the dance craze. Enter the world of small-time crooks and grifters trying to make their way in the world, moving from one slick scam to another as a wild 70s soundtrack sets the scene. Philomena With the outstanding talents of British actors Steve Coogan and Judi Dench, this extremely popular movie follows a jaded political journalist’s quest to help re-unite a mother and son long separated. Powerhouse performances define a touching story of redemption and family. The Book Thief Set in the darkest days of Nazi tyranny, this story follows the fate of young foster child Liesel as she comes to terms with her new family. Set against a backdrop of war and oppression, the tale hinges on the family’s attempt to save a Jewish refugee from Hitler’s anti-Semitic purge.

 Some of the Kauri Chorus members with a basket of foodstuff for the Dargaville Foodbank. They have their Christmas get together in February (for a number of reasons) and instead of gift buying for each other decided to do something for the community instead. If you are interested in joining the Kauri Chorus please contact Sharon Hunter 09 439 5634.


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Water restrictions in force  by Colin Patterson

The continuing dry summer has led the Kaipara District Council to impose water restrictions for Dargaville and Baylys Beach. The restrictions are aimed at reducing domestic consumption and will include bans on the use of the hoses and sprinklers. In a report to the council commissioners,, operations manager John Burt said although the council’s water supply dam was 95% full, there were concerns whether supply could be maintained if the current dry spell continues. Dargaville has received just 50% of its normal rainfall over the last four

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New Dargaville supermarket on schedule Construction of Dargaville’s new Countdown supermarket is progressing well and is set to open in the middle of the year.

months. Water levels in streams are dropping, with the Kaihu River which supplies Dargaville being at a fiveyear drought low. The report says restrictions on non-critical uses of water such as gardening and washing cars are necessary to ensure supply is available for public health, fire fighting and other essential use, and emphasises that community responsibility is a vital part of achieving the desired result.

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A special day at Government House  by Joanne Speechly

Graham and Sue Pollard and children, Eva and Theo, will be among only 25 new citizens invited to take the Oath of Allegiance in front of the Governor-General, the Rt Hon Lieutenant General Sir Jerry Mateparae in a special ceremony before attending the annual Waitangi Day garden party at Government House. The family arrived in New Zealand in June 2007 from Cheshire, UK and spent their first four years in Taupo before moving to Dargaville where Graham has been the Regulatory Manager at Kaipara District Council. “We decided to become citizens because it is important for Eva’s and Theo’s future prospects and also to have a sense of belonging here,” says Graham. “It also confirms that we intend to stay and not to go back to the cold, damp greyness of Britain. We were delighted to receive our invitations from the Governor-General as we appreciate the ceremonial aspects of such occasions — probably because we are British!” Graham and Sue are not complete strangers to grand occasions. They

married in Crewe Hall in Cheshire, which was owned until recently by the Queen, as part of the Duchy of Lancaster — despite it’s location. Graham has also been presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development, and he was once a consultant to the Queen through her Duchy of Lancaster estates. Eva has just started at Dargaville Intermediate School and Theo is at Dargaville Primary School. Sue helps with the Dargaville Garden Trust. The ceremony was hosted by the Governor-General and his wife, Lady Janine, and the Oath of Allegiance was administered by the Mayor of Wellington, Celia Wade-Brown. Graham’s mother, Sylvia Pollard, is visiting from the UK and also attended the ceremony. 

 Good progress is being made on the construction of Dargaville’s new Countdown supermarket

The $23 million supermarket is being built just behind the existing store on Victoria St. Once the new store opens, the old one will be demolished. “The new store will be around 50% larger (3500 square metres) than the current store,” says Countdown Dargaville manager Snow Tane. “The supermarket will include all the design features of our new-generation Countdown stores including full service bakery, deli and seafood departments, self-service checkouts, energy efficient fixtures and fittings, as well as an expanded car park.”

He says the current store will be turned into additional car parking once the new store has opened. Next to the new store site is an opportunity for stand-alone tenants for which we are seeking expressions of interest. Anyone interested in tenancy opportunities should contact Peter Peeters from Harcourts Whangarei. Mr Tane says current staff will move to the new supermarket when it opens. “There may be an opportunity for further roles once the new store is opened. But it’s too early at this stage to confirm any numbers.” 

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Trek or trail fundraising fun Pic’s Really Good Toaster Tour  by Joanne Speechly

 by Joanne Speechly

Maungaturoto Primary School’s major fundraiser for 2014 returns to McKay’s Whakapirau Road farm during the weekend of February 15 and 16 with a Saturday horse trek and Sunday trail ride. Now into it’s third year, the horse trek will take place in the afternoon, followed by a lavish, sheep-on-thespit, shared dinner. The trek is open to anyone who can bring their own horse and will be divided into two groups, depending on speed, ability and confidence. The trail ride has been running for five  Both motorbikes and quad bikes, beginners and advanced, are welcome to take part years and is a mixed terrain event, taking in open farmland, aren’t riding through the heat of the bush and expert-only sections over a 35 day, and afterwards they can enjoy a kilometre main loop, with three short lovely dinner together.” The formal ride-off for the horse trek cuts home. Both motorbikes and quad bikes can take part in the trail ride and is at 3pm and riders are encouraged there are two fully supervised children’s to pre-register to allow for catering. tracks — one for learners and the other To register or for more information, people can phone Karina Allen on for the more advanced rider. “The McKays have been really 09 431 8344. The trail ride loop is open from 9am generous once again and have basically given us the weekend to take over their to 3pm and offers a less formal day, farm!” says PTA president, Nyree Alcock. with room for riders to pre-register or “It will be quite a jam-packed weekend register on the day. Tea and coffee will but also fun, exciting and a really good be provided for registered riders and food and drink will be available for fundraiser for our primary school. “This year we’ve decided to do the purchase. Phone Mark Flannagan on horse trek in the afternoon, so people 09 431 8900 for more information. 

The tour is the brainchild of master peanut butter maker, Pic Picot, who created Pic’s Really Good Peanut Butter six years ago in his home food processor and turned it into a best seller. His creation was born out of frustration after New Zealand started following the American trend of adding sugar, emulsifiers, antioxidants and litres of unspecified hydrogenated oils into an essentially wholesome food. “I bought a ten kilo bag of peanuts and started roasting and grinding and it was good,” says Pic. “I fed it to my twelve year old son and he liked it and his mates liked it too — one even spent five dollars of his pocket money to buy a jar. So that, in a peanut shell, is what got me going.” Founder of Picots New Zealand Charter Guide, Pic has sailed extensively around the Bay of Islands but has never travelled to the Cape by road and says the chance to take the Northland Toaster

Tour to the top of the Island with a local guide will be a real honour. “In October 2012 we did a six week trip around the South Island, taking photos at the Bluff and went as far up North as Auckland. However, I love Northland and now I want to get photos at Cape Reinga too.” Partially-sighted Pic, his driver and guide dog Fido will arrive in the Kaipara on Wednesday, February 19, offering free tastings of Pic’s Really Good Peanut Butter on Vogel’s toast and also some of Pic’s favourite creations, including peanut butter and tomato and peanut butter with dates. Their first stop is at Kaiwaka, followed by the Kumara Box later in the day. Hungry peanut butter lovers can also catch Pic at Dargaville’s Selwyn Park and the Riverside Produce Market on Thursday and Baylys Beach on Friday morning. “We will be having a wonderful time … come and join us!” 

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 by Colin Patterson

Pack a picnic lunch and come along for a day of fun on the 15th, as the annual Northern Wairoa Boating Club regatta casts off for nautical (or at least riverside) thrills.

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The action-packed schedule includes racing events for pleasure craft of almost any size and shape, and the message from event organisers is ‘come one, come all’ — there will be prizes up for grabs for every skipper who manages a podium finish. While the action on the water will be heating up from 11am onwards, there’s more to see in the skies over the Northern Wairoa as well. Pilots from the nearby Dargaville Aero Club will perform a double low-level ‘fly by’ around 2pm (weather permitting), with six or more planes ready to take part. The regatta day is a big one for the Northern Wairoa Boating Club, a respected civic institution in Dargaville.

Of course, the town itself was once the hub of New Zealand’s biggest and most thriving boat building community, and while the kauri forests which fuelled the maritime boom may have gone, this riverside town still has a real connection to the river and the harbour which are a big part of its reason for being. Prize giving will commence from 5.45pm for the winning boaties, and the clubrooms of the Northern Wairoa Boating Club will be open to all comers throughout the day, sharing a little of their legendary hospitality. There’ll even be dinner and live entertainment as night falls, after what promises to be a great day of family fun out on the water. 

 The Northern Wairoa Lions Antiques Show attracts lots of interest from both buyers and sellers

Whether it’s furniture, crockery, knick knacks or some other historic item you’re looking for, you should not miss the Northern Wairoa Lions Antiques and Collectors Show on Sunday February 16. Lions president Jean Johnson says the event will feature a wide range of antique items for sale. “It always popular, as there are always many bargains to be found.” The show will be held at the Northern Wairoa Hotel from 1pm to

4pm. Sellers can buy tables to display their wares for $10, while entry for buyers is $2 a head. Ms Johnson says the proceeds from this year’s event will go to child cancer. Northern Wairoa Lions raise money for child cancer and breast research. In the past it has also donated to the Dargaville Volunteer Fire Brigade and helped residents at Norfolk Court retirement home. Members also work with Dargaville Lions to organise the annual Dargaville Christmas Parade. 

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR Sir In your February 4 issue you devoted front page space to the application for judicial review by the Mangawhai Ratepayers and Residents Association. You characterise this action as being a dispute about rates. It is not, and it never was. It is about the right of a council to set rates to recover illegal debts. Nobody has any issue with paying rates that are lawful, but this council, by its own admission, entered into very large loan commitments illegally, and in secret. The council might well have to repay those loans, but our view is that it is not going to dip into ratepayers’ pockets to do so. That is what we have asked the court to look into. The big issue here, and it is a big issue for every ratepayer in the district, is whether council will be allowed to balance their books by extortion. The true level of debt now disclosed in a new debt instrument the council has entered into without ratepayers’ knowledge or consent, is about $106 million. If you have a calculator, put in your current annual rates, then press the X key then press 3 then press =, and if you feel like sending that amount every year, go for it. (Commission chair) Mr Robertson says that the court proceedings are expensive. Well, they didn’t need to happen, but at least we asked (consulted) our members if it was Ok to bring them. The commissioners never asked you if it was OK to defend them and send you the bill. Bruce Rogan, MRRA, Mangawhai. (Letter abridged) — Editor

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Theatre Fest to foster creative talent  by Joanne Speechly

It is time for aspiring and well-rehearsed playwrights, directors and thespians to start thinking about Theatre Fest. Formerly known as the One Act Play Festival, the competition returns this year, with a few tweaks and lots of treats. Otamatea Repertory Theatre is hosting Theatre Fest for the third year running and they are encouraging entries from similar, outside groups to get involved. ORT will also be commemorating the 100 years since the beginning of World War One with a wartime theme incorporated into the festival. “Theatre New Zealand holds a competition every year with the aim of inspiring excellence in theatre,” says ORT’s Maura Flower. “It begins with local competitions, which are adjudicated, and if they reach a high enough standard they go on to the regionals and may reach the finals. “Our winning play last year, Joined At the Hip, went on to the regionals at Rotorua and the final at Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School, which was quite a buzz.” Theatre Fest 2014 can include excerpts from multi-act plays, instead of being limited to one act plays as in previous years. Each play should include a minimum of two actors and can be

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Open day at Kai Iwi Lakes RSA seeks help from  by Colin Patterson

A community open day this Saturday (February 15) will give Kaipara residents and families a chance to appreciate what the Kai Iwi Lakes have to offer.

 Woody Weed and event organiser Kim Jones pass on the message that aquatic weeds are a threat to the Kai Iwi lakes and the importance of check, clean and dry at the 2013 community open day

The event, called the Big Day Out is being organised by the Mountain and Seas Conservation Trust in conjunction with the Northland Regional Council, the Department of Conservation, the DARE Programme and the Taharoa Domain Governance Committee. Organiser Kim Jones says the event is open to everyone. “It’s all about getting people engaged and interested in the lakes and teaching them how to keep them clean.” Ms Jones says a number of user groups will open their activities to anyone who wants to try them. The Kai Iwi Lakes Water Ski Club will help people wanting to learn water skiing, while the Whitebait Connection will offer people the chance to go snorkelling in Lake Taharoa, the biggest of the Kai Iwi Lakes. There will also be guided walks around the lakes and environmental displays and presentations.

 NRC biosecurity officer Jillian Fulcher tells a young participant about the threat of invasive weeds at the 2012 open day

Activities will be run at Lake Taharoa continuously from 10am to 3pm. Admission is free and there will be spot prizes. The Kai Iwi Lakes are 35km north of Dargaville and 10km from State Highway 12. 

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The Northern Wairoa RSA is seeking public support to upgrade the resting places of more than 600 ex-service personnel buried near Dargaville. Most of the graves of the district’s war dead and ex-soldiers are located in the RSA section of the Dargaville cemetery. Northern Wairoa Memorial RSA support advisor Harry Baycroft says the cemetery is in need of a cleanup. “We want to upgrade our memorials.” The RSA is keen to do the work this year to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, which was New Zealand’s greatest ever loss of manpower. While the RSA national organisation has provided paint, Mr Baycroft says the local RSA needs money to pay for the labour. He says the entrance gate at Arapohue cemetery that was donated by the Montgomery family in memory of two sons killed during World War I, is also in need of work. To raise the money needed the Northern Wairoa RSA is organising a cash raffle. Ticket selling started last week outside Countdown Dargaville and will end once all 2,500 tickets have been sold. Proceeds will be shared with the 57 Squadron Air Training Corp. While part of the New Zealand Cadet Forces which are sponsored by the Defence Our HOSPITAL WING is NOW OPEN and is accepting residents. REGISTERED NURSE on duty 24 hours / 7 days per week. The Hospital Wing is additional to our EXISTING REST HOME and DEMENTIA UNIT and has been providing care for the last 22 years. Visit Norfolk Court to have a chat and view our large rooms with adjacent toilets/ensuites. Or we can come to you. We will provide the muffins.

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Exhibitors: $10 per Table • Buyers & Guest $2 entry For Table Bookings call Jean Johnson 09 439 7575 or email jeanjohnson@raywhite.co.nz

AT oPen mon–Fri 9-4 • Sat 9-12 • 8 Freyberg Rd, Ruawai Phone number (outside Fairyland call): 09 439 2312

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70 Victoria Street, DARGAVILLE • Phone 09 439 8923

Est. 1878

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Top Infrastructure - Ruawai Dairy Farm • 114 hectares • Flat to easy rolling • 30 ASHB with feed pad to the side • Excellent 10 bay calf shed • Limestone quarry • Two x 3 bedroom homes plus outside two room unit • 5 year average 95,838 M/S not including two drought years A very attractive and well laid out dairy farm in one of Northland’s top dairying areas. The infrastructure would be some of the best around. 67ha runoff also available www.pggwre.co.nz ID: DAG2580731

Dairy Support Block - Handy To Ruawai • 67.72 hectares • Cattle yards • Dam Water • Hay barns • 34 paddocks This block has a lot of new fencing. Solar powered fence unit providing the electrics. Dam water has a solar powered water pump and this pumps water to two tanks on the hills and this gravitates back to troughs. A good metal race gives you access around the farm. Silage or hay can be made. Cattle yard by the road with loading facilities. www.pggwre.co.nz ID: DAG2582338

Ruawai $26,000 PER HA L&B Plus GST (if any) includes 1000 shares

Megan Browning B 09 439 3344 M 027 668 8468 H 09 439 4457

Ruawai $700,000 + GST (if any)

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NORTHLAND FIELD DAYS

27 FEBRUARY – 1 MARCH 2014

Tractors, diggers and more  by Paul Campbell

Visitors to the 2014 Northland Field Days will be able to see, learn about and experience more than ever this year say Northland Field Days event organisers. Event coordinator Meagan Edmonds says businesses had booked 90% of available sites at the show by the end of January. Approximately 50 new companies had signed up. “There will be plenty of new products and machinery on show at the event including the New Zealand launch of a new tractor,” she said. Whangarei farm machinery specialist Bryant Tractors will be featuring models from the 125–165hp Fendt 500 series on their site this year. Peter Scott, New Zealand manager for AGCO, the company in charge of the Fendt brand expects there to be a lot of interest in the tractors as they represent an expansion into the 100– 200hp range. “They are arriving in New Zealand in the middle of February so the Northland Field Days will be the first time they will be on show,” says Mr Scott. In order to promote a brand new digger bucket concept, Northland construction hire and digger bucket manufacturer Ace Equipment will have a digger on site to give people the opportunity to try it for themselves. Business owner Clem Simpkin says the buckets have been a hit with people who have hired them.

“People hire diggers with the buckets as attachments and then say wow that’s amazing, we want to buy one,” says Mr Simpkin. Mrs Edmonds says more has been done to improve the experience of visitors looking for foods, ornaments and tools for the home. A wind break would be mounted around the market area to shelter exhibitors and visitors from southerly winds and dust and visitors will also have access to four ATM machines. Early interest has also been strong in Northland Field Days five scholarships, she added. The committee is making up to five scholarships worth $2,000 available to agricultural students from Northland and while application forms won’t be available till the event Ms Edmonds says several people have already been calling for information.” Northland Field Days run from February 27 to March 1. Free parking is available close to showgrounds with regular public transport running to and from the event. Contact www.northlandfielddays.co.nz or call Megan at 09 439 8998. 

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Fw1 Waterless Cleaner G – Gallagher GEA Farm Technologies NZ Ltd Gilmore Brown Limited Giltrap Engineering Ltd Glenbrook Machinery Ltd Go Karts Direct Godfrey’s Chainsaws & Mowers Good Life Soap goodGround Real Estate Green Tea X50 Greenwood Gunson McLean Ltd H – Hansa Chippers Hansen Products (NZ) Limited Healthy Homes Tai Tokerau

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Helinorth 211 HerdHomes Systems Ltd 655 Homekill Services Ltd 617 Homeopathic Farm Support Ltd 624 Hopkins Farming Group Ltd T/A Strautmann Hopkins 070 HotSpring Portable Spa 320 HRV Northland 885, 887 Husqvarna New Zealand Ltd 078 Hydroflow Distributors Ltd 205 Hynds Pipe Systems 033, 035 I – IC Motorgroup 183,185,226,228 Ideal Buildings 909 Ifor Williams 298 Infinity Sales Tupperware 883 Iplex Pipelines (NZ) Ltd 101

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Engineering Welding and Repairs Milking Systems Milking System Repairs & Consumables Automatic cup removers retrofits Alloy & stainless steel repairs & sales

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Call Brian for SALES, INSTALLATION & SERVICE

Ph 09 439 8520

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Brookings Agencies Ltd 896, 898 BRP Australia Pty Ltd (Canam) 266 Bryant Tractors 1983 Ltd 065, 067, 118, 120 Bucktons Ltd C/- Giltrap Engineering Ltd 100 C – Cable Price Ltd 263 Carruth House at Whangarei Boys’ High School 901 Carters 135, 137 Carters Tyre Service 047 C-Dax Ltd 221 Celestial Wines 894 Certified Builders Association of NZ 139 Cervus Equipment Ltd 037,039,092,094 Chainsaw & Mower Services 15, 17 Chapel Olive Oil Ltd 868 Claas Harvest Centre Northland 027, 029, 082, 084 Classic Builders Whangarei 650 Combi Clamp Ltd 260 Compass Trailers 003 Coolsense Ltd 302a Corkill Systems Ltd 247b Corrosion Control NZ Ltd 080a Country Dawn Quilting 867 Craigs Investment Partners 194 Cramp-Stop 878 Croplands 088 CRV Ambreed 248b D – D & A Wordsworth Contracting 116 Dairy Wall Coatings Ltd 160a DairyFlo 160b Dargaville Ford 196, 198, 200 Dargaville Hunting & Fishing 244 Dargaville Sewing & Curtain Centre 891 DCT Soil Conditioners 651 DeLaval 141b DENZ 190b Devan Plastics Ltd 209 Diesel Performance Solutions Ltd 152 Dinerite Ltd 890 Donovan Group 269b Doug the Digger 324 E – ECU Chips 268 Electoral Services 717 Emuology Ltd 862 Endraulic Limited 076 ENJO 864 Environmental Fertilisers Ltd 294 ETN 125 F – Fairbrother Industries Ltd 072 Farmers of New Zealand Inc. 175,177,220 Farmgard Ltd 104, 106 Farmgate Direct 141a Farmlands Co-operative Society Ltd 148, 150 Farmquip 204 FarmSafe 625 Fiber Fresh Feeds Limited 273 First National Roper & Jones 151 FlexiTunnel 288 FMG 192 Fond Foods Limited 616 Fonterra 276, 278 Forsyth Barr Investment Advice 621 Four Seasons Gutter Pro 914, 916 Freemasons of New Zealand 903 Fribesco Ltd 701

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Kwik Kold (NZ) L – L J Hooker Whangarei LandPrepNZ Lastrite Footwear Ltd Lawrence Agriculture Ltd Leadshed LeafScreen Leisure Therapy LIC Lime & Fert Limited Livestock Feed Systems Longveld M – Macs Equipment Ltd Marine North Mark Cromie Holden

259 073 005b 179a 021 915 872 305b 240a 635 250 283 179b 149 083,085,087,136, 138,140 MarketBook Australia 075a McIntosh Bros Engineers Ltd 061, 114 McQuinn Pumps 310 MD Distributors Limited 103, 105 Metalform (Dannevirke) Ltd 126 Mickey Thompson Tires 13b Milk Bar 243 Milking Solutions 253a Mitre 10 Mega Whangarei 316 Model Barn Ltd 297a Mountain Fresh Limited 886 MTF Vehicle Finance 155b myebiz.international 145 N – Name Art 879 National Field Days 318 New Zealand Historic Places Trust 644, 645 Newman Engineering 2004 Ltd 090 Ngahiwi Farms Ltd 134a Noel Remnant Filtration 602 North Country Grains 277a North Island Limousin Breeders Inc. 654 NorthAble Disability Services 313a Northern Honda 117 Northern Wairoa Voice for Life 876 Northfuels 102 Northland Autos 172 Northland Boating centre 222 Northland Devon Cattle Breeders Club 176 Northland Farm Services Ltd 124 Northland Farm Water Solutions Ltd 252 Northland Kia Ltd 156 Northland Regional Council (NRC) 251 Northland Spa and Pool Co 171 Northland Toyota 138 Northpower 218 Northside-Solar 706 Norwood Farm Machinery 041, 043, 096,098 Number46Ltd 641 Nutritional Services Ltd 623 Nuttz Gourmet 910 NZ Fudge Farm 861 NZ Solar Northland 870 NZCES Ltd (Solar Energy Systems) 613 O – Ombro Leather Goods 704, 705 Opus International Consultants 265 OSPRI New Zealand 604,605,606 P – Pacific Motor Group Limited 129,131,133 Pam and Stan Torkington 712, 713 Pearson Engineering Ltd 122

Performance Products Ltd 153 PGG Wrightson 199, 201 Phiten Health and Performance 882 Pieroth Wines NZ Ltd 913 Pilkington Insulation Ltd 157a Pioneer Brand Products Ltd 643 Plasma Biotec Solutions 282a Plumbing and Heating Centre LTD 261 Polaris NZ 256, 258 Porter Group 019 Portraits on Strowan 923, 925 Power Farming Northland 089 Power Farming Wholesale Ltd 091, 093, 144 & 146 PPP INdustries Limited 270 Primary Industry Training Organisation 154a Progressive Red Devon 657 Prolan NZ 282B Promax Engineered Plastics 162 Prosol Ltd 618 Q – Quadbar NZ 123a R – R&R Demonstrations Ltd T/A Stoneline/PS Marketing Ltd 871, 873 R&R Demonstrations T/A Expandable Hose 615 Rabobank New Zealand Ltd 188 Rainbow Soaps 715 Ravensdown 217, 219 RD1 Limited 237, 239 RDS Systems Ltd 647 Redline Farm Machinery 095,097,099 Ria’s Natural Health Soap 880 Ringrose Stockfoods Ltd 287 Rotational Plastics 062 Rotowiper Ltd 069 Royd Pawson - Wooden Toys 888 Rumble Electrical & Solar 314 Rural Direct 207 Rural Property International 639 Rural Research - Nitrosol 277b S – Scooterworks Mobility 238 Second Drawer down 881 Semex NZ Ltd 658 Seventh-day Adventist Church 905, 907 Shelter Station 060 Shuzi NZ Limited 889 Silver Fern Farms Ltd 025a Skin and Vein Clinic 900 & 902 Sock Lady Ltd 206a Solo NZ Ltd 031 Spire Chartered Accountants 185 Stihl Shop Warkworth 080b Stonewood Homes Whangarei Limited 892 Story Chairs 714 Strainrite Fencing Systems 254 Stronghold Trading Ltd 201 Suzuki New Zealand Limited 178,180,182 T – Taege Engineering 074 Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre/NorthTec 158a Te Pari 186 Te Whai Bay Wines 877 TechniPharm 173 The Feeder Leader Company Ltd 122 The Liquorice Lady Ltd 912 The Wrangler Ltd 247a

Think Water Northland

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Tiaho Trust

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Tokoroa Engineering Ltd

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Empire Liquor Centre Wines & Spirits 81 VICTORIA ST, DARGAVILLE

Ph 09 439 8786 | Fax 09 439 4760

Sites 196 • 198 • 200

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Dargaville Ford 54 Normanby Street DARGAVILLE P 09 439 7315 F 09 439 5961 dargavilleford.co.nz www.facebook.com/dargavilleford Lindsay 09 439 7152 or 027 499 1516 Anthony A/H 09 432 8968 or 027 439 7015 Brenden Nathan A/H 09 439 6840 or 021 331 799

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Focus on Field Days fun  by Paul Campbell

The wide variety of events over the Northland Field Days are the life blood of the event. Lawn mower racing is back again having become a great attraction which is possibly the most affordable form of motor sport, allowing, anyone to get involved, compete and have fun in the process. The action takes place in Fieldpower Place. The Tractor Pull is the main event. There is a $40 entry fee and it takes place in Totalspan Alley, with $3,000 in prize money. Entrants supply their own machine as long as it is a standard agricultural tractor with PTO output between 25– 139kw (30–180hp). In the event of either of the tractors front wheels leaving the ground during the pull the entrant will be disqualified during the heats or relegated during the finals. No rural show can be complete without the woodchopping events and logging workers from all over Northland and New Zealand gather to take part in this competition. Four-man teams from as far south as Tokoroa travel up to take

part. There will be individual events held throughout the day and there are lots of prizes up for grabs including a fully equipped MS6600 chainsaw with safety gear from STIHL. The ubiquitous quad bike has earned a place at field days as a farm workhorse par excellence. In the Quad Skills Competition competitors take turns getting a quad and trailer around an obstacle course in the fastest time possible. A show ‘must see’, the top sheep dog trialists in Northland face off against each other to find out who is the best in the region. With sometime displays of uncanny ability, sheep are rounded up and penned to the demands of a good shepherd’s whistle. For the more active among the crowd, there’s the challenge of The Wall. So if you have ambitions on Everest, or simply fancy yourself to be the next spiderman. Then head to the rock wall beside Field days HQ where you can pitch your climbing skills against others for the chance to win great prizes on

the Rockwall Challenge. The 10-metre award-winning Rockit Rock wall will be set up for the entire duration of the field days, with the person able to climb the wall in the fastest time taking home great daily prizes. And of course — time

for just chilling out and the place to do this is in the food hall which is the hall opposite the Ballance Agri-Nutrients Sheepdog Trials’ area. Live music will be playing every day from 11am to 1pm. 

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Scholarships on offer

Where the rubber meets the road

Northland Field Days will provide the opportunities for agriculture students to receive a head start on their careers.

 by Andy Bryenton

The region’s biggest outdoor event will be giving up to five young Northlanders interested in a career in agriculture a big ‘leg up’, with the organising committee offering up to five students at any recognised tertiary provider studying agricultural based programmes a scholarship of up to $2,000. “Agriculture is the powerhouse of New Zealand and there are plenty of exciting and lucrative opportunities for ambitious young people within it,” says Northland Field Days committee member Kim Leigh-Mackenzie. “We want to make sure that young Northlanders get the best opportunities available.” Applicants just need to have come from Northland and can study anywhere in New Zealand at any university, polytechnic, or farm based training provider like TaraTahi or Ag ITO. Applications will be available from the Northland Field Days office at the Northland Field Days between February 27 and March 1 or download them from the Northland Field Days website from February 27. Applicants will be from Northland, must demonstrate a keen interest in the agricultural industry and be able to provide both school and work references. Kim says students can use the funds for anything from materials to course fees and the committee hopes it will enable students to make the most out of not only their education but also their holidays where they often need to look for jobs to get work experience. “We hope, that by providing these grants students will be able to go for the jobs that really do carry their careers forward rather than taking the first job that comes up to pay the bills.”

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There’s going to be a whole lot of high-tech machinery on the field at this year’s Northland Field Days — from the very latest in tractors and harvesting machinery all the way down to motorcycles and quads. Of course the entire event could hardly be organised at all without a huge fleet of trucks, cranes, excavators and utes — and that’s without even mentioning the vintage machines on display from bygone eras. There’s one thing which all of these widely varied vehicles have in common — most of them rely totally on a good set of tyres to work at all! All the horsepower, torque, technology and computer-assisted wizardry on earth can’t help you with a flat, after all, and amid the tumult of new machinery on display, you’ll find one dedicated team who know the fundamentals of tread and rubber literally inside out. The Gas and Tyre Services team will be represented at two locations during the big three-day Field Days, exhibiting tyres to suit all manner of vehicles from the racetrack to the cattle race and beyond. Their business has grown alongside those of the agricultural contractors, farmers, transport providers and forestry companies who trust them to keep their fleets moving. Of special interest is sure to be their display of agricultural and forestry tyres, from leading

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brands Alliance and Nokian respectively. You’ll note these king-sized wheels rising up over the crowds — both Alliance and Nokian make serious rubber ‘footwear’ for serious hard working machines, including the very biggest tractors and the mammoth log skidders which drive the local rural economy. Mickey Thompson’s legendary off-road tyres will be on show as well, rounding out a huge range for the trusted local tyre specialists. No farmer’s car, ute and bike will be forgotten — and it’s good to know that there’s one exhibitor’s stand where all things to do with tread and ply can be discussed with a very knowledgeable and helpful team. Great deals will be available throughout the Field Days’ period on the popular GT Radial road tyres brand, Mickey Thompson tyres, Alliance ag tyres and on hard-wearing Nokian tyres for hard-working machinery. It’s all going on at stands 127 and 13a — look out for the big tyres and the bigger flags as Gas and Tyre Services and their suppliers make this Field Days the place where ‘the rubber meets the road’. 


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February 11 - 2014

Fiscal Alchemy?

FA R M I N G

 by Allen Cookson

On radio, I heard a bankers’ spokesman responding to a distressed farmer’s story of his bank’s foreclosure on his assets. The banker had no sympathy for the farmer. He said the money was owed to depositors who were entitled to get their money back with interest according to the terms of the loan. In fact the great bulk of money lent by banks is created by them. When this created money is repaid, it is extinguished. The bank is entitled to keep the interest on the debt to pay its expenses and earn profit. The accompanying example in the chart has interest the same amount as principal. However if there is a farm mortgage default, the bank gets the farm, which it may

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sell. In this scenario the bank is much better off than in the normal situation where it has to be satisfied with interest alone. Being aware of people whose ability to service debt is extremely questionable, yet who have been persuaded by bank staff to take on more debt, I have come to suspect that banks are happy with defaults on a small enough scale to avoid Reserve Bank attention (requiring increased capital). Edward Miller, Strategic Advisor of First Union, confirms my awareness of unconscionable pressure put on bank

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the difference between what wages will be and what people need to live. However the process by which this takes place is not pretty. The stress on bank workers is pretty high — some workers quit their jobs, seek psychiatric help etc.” When I asked this question of the Reserve Bank: “Does the bank retain money received from foreclosure?” I got this reply: “The loan extended to the borrower is funded by deposits placed in the bank by depositors and other creditors. “The bank would therefore need to retain the money obtained from the foreclosure to pay back depositors and other creditors for the use of their funds.” When I took issue with answers to my inquiry, I was told the respondents were experienced and well qualified. Yeah right? 

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staff to achieve unreasonable targets in selling debt. “The kind of pressure you refer to has been part of a growing global phenomenon — earlier in the year we had a banking council with two other bank unions — the FSU from Australia and Unite the Union from the UK. They mentioned the exact same thing. “In fact Unite and the British TUC gave evidence on this in the UK’s parliamentary inquiry into mis-selling, mentioning the negative impacts it has on both the consumer — increasingly being saddled with debt that they may not necessarily need (in one instance a fish and chip store was sold complex derivative instruments) — and for the worker, who is under a huge amount of pressure to reach their targets. “Given the stagnant wage growth in New Zealand and growing debt-toincome ratios, banks have a fairly good understanding that debt will paper away

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The dog’s tail ...

Tha Feel Daze is hear agin Hally lewla! It’s that tyme of yeer agin. Tha Feel Daze has come roun’ and that meens Boss and Sharlene gonna do a runner, and leev you-no-who, yer, rite, Me! in charge ofa proppity fer three daze!! Akterly, Sharlene’s Mum gonna stay hear too, ta look afta yung Sophy, cos Boss an Sharlene got plans ina Dargyville wear tha Feel Daze is held. They was havin’ a cupp tee ona wool shed steps, an’ I heard ‘em makin’ plans. ‘Deah, I’m gunna have lunch with the gerls over at that Aratapu Tavin and then we can book inta tha Northern Wairoa pub fer our stay, cos I wanna do sum shopping at, sed Sharlene. “OK” seda Boss, Wile yer doin’ that, I’m gonna look at sum quad bikes ata Polaris and Yamaha and Honda dealas. And hava look at Bryant tractas. Then we kin have a free time fer that show eh”? Ya know, I’m gunna rilly enjoy lokin’ afta tha proppitty. Wen Mum’s hear, I gets ta stay ina house, and she feeds me reel good. She reckons Boss gives me a hard tyme an’ she kin spoil me win he’s away. Mine you, it’s a bitta wurry too. Wile I’m livin’ lika king ina Feel Daze, Boss kin be spendin munny like a King too! Ya just havta look unner the woolshed ta see stuff he brung home last year, an’ neva even used. Boss will spend up large ta keep Sharlene happy, but I seen him comin’ back fruma Feeld Daze fer a few yeers now. Rembers how Boss came home las’ yeer wivva tray ofa ute piled up wiv’ stuff he rekind we needed ona farm. They must have sum pritty fast torkin’ sales fellas there, cos Boss got a hole lotta stuff on speshil. There wasa ANOTHER ‘lectic gate opena and closer wot didint work. That’s cosa Boss forgot we didint hava electrikery connected ata road gate anyway.

Ina meentime, I’ gunna kick back and chill out. Cos Mum’s gunna be in charge ofa house, and me in charge ofa farm. Come ta reckin on it, maybe Boss cood take Sharlene fer a few dayze trip afta tha show. I ratha fancy tha leatha couch ina lounge.

NO PAYMENTS NO PAYMENTS NO PAYMENTS UNTIL THE END UNTIL THE END NOUNTIL PAYMENTS UNTIL THE END OF OCTOBER THE OF ENDOCTOBER OF OCTOBER Cheers then Billy, tha Farm Managa.

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He also gotta machine fer tippin’ cattil beests upside down, or weighin’ them or. sumpin. Trubble is, he never cood unnerstand tha instrushins wot come with it.So its still ina box. It usually happins wen Sharlene is lookin’ around tha showgrouns an’ stoppin’ off fer a kupptee wiv’ sum other farmer’s missusis and wen’ tha Boss stops off ata farmer’s bear tent. Kupla ours later an’ he starts wandrin’ roun’ wiva check book. I reckin thats wen he gits inta trubbil. Ya shud no by now readas that Borda Collys’ got more sence than sum peeple. Well, shoodint be dissloyal, but ya gotta wunder when peeple gunna lern from experience an eye’ll give ya a report on Wot tha Boss bort ata Feel Daze nek time I rite.

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Kaipara Service Directory ATS ProPerty Maintenance & rePair

• Fences & Repairs • Flooring Repairs • Decks • Kitchen/Bathroom Fit Outs • Wet Wall Lining • Water Blasting & Chemical Washes • Windows & Latches • Plus Much More

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• Manufacturers of Fairview Aluminium • Auto Glass for ALL insurance Companies • Garador: Your Garage Door Specialists

ENGINEERING (2002) LTD

PH/FAX 09 439 7392 MOB 027 414 1250 PUKEKO ST DARGAVILLE 0310 batythomas@xtra.co.nz

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• All general engineering requirements • Suppliers of Waikato Milking Systems • Lowara Pumps • Hi Tech Effluent Systems

Phone: 09 439 8210 Fax: 09 439 8355

Covering the Kaipara! Cell 0274 557 750

Farrand & Mason Ltd. GENERAL & PRECISION ENGINEERS

Phone: 439 7335 Normanby Street Dargaville

C H A I N S AW S & M OW E R S

Pick Up & Delivery Service Available

Floor Sanding Locally owned and operated - Quality workmanship guaranteed

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3 Parore St, Dargaville • Ph 09 439 8881 •  Audio Visual •  Domestic Wiring •  Lighting Shop •  Security / CCTV Systems •  Heat Pumps •  Refrigeration •  Repairs & Maintenance •  Cowshed Electrical Systems •  Air Conditioning / Ventilation

• Polyurethane Finishes • Oil Finishes • Concrete Grinding

09 439 7564 027 439 7565

New patients welcome! GRAPHIC DESIGN

love your smile 30 Hokianga Road Dargaville | Ph 09 439 8170 email: hokiangaroad@lumino.co.nz | lumino.co.nz

TE HANA TRACTORS GOOD OLD FASHIONED SERVICE

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Established over 60 years your local funeral director Male and Female staff available to discuss all funeral arrangements Pre-paid and pre-arranged funeral options

New/Used Tractor Machinery • Repairs In House Engineer Mobile Service Comprehensive parts range

Authorised Agents for Landini, McCormick and Kioti tractors. 308 SH1, Te Hana, Wellsford ∙ PH 09 423 8558 Mike Thomas 027 598 9496 ∙ Kim Windlebourne 021 423 852

FREECALL 0800 66 77 47 199 Kamo Road • Whangarei • 437 5799 • Tollfree 0800 667 747

Kaipara Lifestyler Classifieds

Phone 09 439 6933

Closing date for classified advertising for the 18 February 2014 edition is 10am, Monday 17 February 2014. See our terms and conditions online at www.kaiparalifestyler.co.nz For Sale

Nurseries & Plants

Storage

Lease

BMX BOYS GT GRIND, good condition, 360 degree handlebars, $170. Phone 027 318  6093 or 09 439 2348.

SECURE UNITS for Domestic & Commercial use. Also workshop space available, best rates guaranteed. Phone 09 439 3075. dargavillestorage.co.nz

LEASE LAND wanted, short or long term. Phone Paul 09 431 6461.

HUGE GARAGE SALE – 9am, Saturday 15 February, 10 Edward Street, (opp Redline).

NATIVE PLANTS at wholesale prices sold direct to the public from Babylon Coast Gardens Ltd. Further discounts for purchases of 50 or more plants. Delivery service available. Visit the Nursery at 1246 Babylon Coast Road Dargaville on Saturdays 10am to 4pm or at other times by appointment. Enquiries welcome phone 09 439  4223, visit the website www.babyloncoastgardens.co.nz or email info@babyloncoastgardens.co.nz.

Property For Sale

Property Maintenance

MATAKOHE 74 ACRES, awesome Kaipara Harbour views, spring water. $480K + gst. Phone 09 946 5652 or 021 430 086.

ATS PROPERTY Maintenance & Repair. Fences & Repairs • Kitchen/Bathroom Fitouts • Waterblasting • Flooring Repairs • Decks • Windows & Latches • Plus much more. No job too small. Phone 09 439 8628. Cell 027 455 7750.

BOYS BLACK 3 piece suit, 9–11yrs, worn once, $50. Phone 027 318 6093 or 09 439 2348.

Garage Sale

Business For Sale DARGAVILLE BUSINESS established 1984 (30 years). Great little unit. Strong client base, no GST. Only $60k. Break free! Phone 09 439 6068.

Animal Accomodation MG BOARDING Kennels, Matakohe. All pets welcome. Dogs $15/night. Cats $8/night. Phone Tom or Jenny 09 431 7368 or 027 285 8944.

Garden Maintenance GARDENING SERVICE, clean ups, maintenance, pruning, hedging, weeding, lawns, irrigation. Rachel the Gardener, 09 439 8026 or 021 288 8811.

GARDENING BEAUTY and the best in gardening. Forget about the rest, get the best. Get Courtney for all your gardening needs. Available now, good rate. Phone Mike 027 423 1166. OFFAL HOLES 750dia x 5.5m deep with concrete lid with lift out hatch $385.00 Phone Wals Holes 09 437 3936 or 021 932 225. WATER TANK Vacuum clean, Full tank OK, Waste no more than 1,000 litres. $250.00 for up to 25,000 litre tank. Also full pump out and scrub and leaks fixed. Phone Wals 09 437 3936 or 021 932 225.

Wanted OLD MICROWAVE, cheap or free - must be working. Please call 09 439 6839.

Property Maintenance

Dargaville Bobcat Services Any job big or small. We do them ALL

Lost & Found LOST ANGUS weaner heifer, 4 to 6 months old, Duck Creek Area - 021 627 602 or 0800 788 288.

Situations Vacant

Part Time Senior Office Administrator Required

An experienced, self managing person is required to run a busy office. The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of office administration including PAYE, GST and MYOB.

• Stump & Tree Removal • Driveway Prep & Regrading • Post Hole Borer

• Calf Shed & Stockyard Cleaning • Tip Truck Available • Trencher

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Must be courteous, friendly, self–motivated, have an eye for detail, able to work unsupervised and have good common sense and initiative. Hours: 4 hours x 5 days per week. Hourly rate will be dependant on skill and experience. If this is you, please send your CV and relevant experience to the manager, Window and Door Services, 32 Gladstone Street, Dargaville.


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Kaipara Lifestyler Classifieds

Phone 09 439 6933

Closing date for classified advertising for the 18 February 2014 edition is 10am, Monday 17 February 2014. See our terms and conditions online at www.kaiparalifestyler.co.nz Situations Vacant

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER The Kauri Museum Board is looking for a person to fill the above position. Essentially, this person will have an open and welcoming manner, able to communicate with people on all levels, able to work closely with the Trust Board and the local community. They will have a clear understanding of the importance of collections, local history and their preservation, have had some leadership experience and be aware of the roles of Governance and Management. Other desirable attributes could include some experience in the tourism industry, marketing and H/R management. Applications close 5pm on 28 February 2014.

Work Wanted

Public Notices

SAND BLASTING. Rust never sleeps. Blast, prime, topcoat for structural steel, barns, cowsheds, tanks, machinery, chassis, swimming pools. Western Blast ‘n’ Paint. Phone 09 439  6330. www.westernblasters.co.nz

DENISE CLARK

Pinaki Sand & Clean Fill

Toenail & Fingernail Cutting Service

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All Beef aged Salami ~ Bacon ~ Ham ~ Sausages Hamburger Patties

If this sounds like you, please apply in writing to:The Board Chairman The Kauri Museum 5 Church Road, Matakohe 0593 Northland.

Over 25 years experience For prompt & professional service contact Wayne or Annette

For further information: Phone Peter King 09-4392-262 between 6pm and 9pm or email: pandlking@xtra.co.nz

Phone 09 439 2020 • Cell 021 401 934 ruawaihomekills@gmail.com Information Packs Available Covering the Kaipara and Whangarei Regions

Traditional Manuka wood smoked Bacon, Ham & Salami

Graphic Designer Position Available NorthSouth Multi Media Ltd, based in Dargaville, are publishers of the Kaipara Lifestyler, the Northern Farming Lifestyles, Waikato Farming Lifestyles, Taranaki Farming Lifestyles, Manawatu Farming Lifestyles, The Record and Canterbury Farming. We are looking for two graphic designers to join our very busy production team. The company’s continual expansion requires us to increase our current team of six designers to eight. Start dates: 1st of April & June (date to be confirmed).

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Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Team player. Tidy and well presented.

Please send your CV to: NorthSouth Multi Media Ltd PO Box 474, Dargaville accounts@thelifestyler.co.nz Phone: 09 439 6933

ACOUSTIC BLACKBOARD Concert — THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13th 2014 — 7.30–9.30pm, Commercial Hotel, River Rd, Dargaville. $2 entry, $2 raffle, tea and coffee. Performers and audience welcome. Phone Margaret 09 439 4403 or Allan 09 439 6933. FREE & CONFIDENTIAL NW Family Budgeting Service. Advice and complete money management if required. Call at 5 Portland Street or phone 09 439 8592. VALENTINE’S DAY Cruises, 12 noon cruise and sunset cruise at 7.30pm. BYO drinks & snacks. All welcome to join the cruise. Phone us to book, Sue Taylor, Visitor Info Centre, 09 439 4975

Shaolin Kempo & Tai Chi Chuan 2014 Beginner Programmes starting from Monday 10th Feb for kempo and Tai Chi Chuan 2 FREE Introductory Classes All Ages To Enquire Phone: 09 439 6226

Leaders in the field of martial arts www.robertgemmell-martialarts.co.nz

Further Water Restrictions Pursuant to Council’s General Bylaw 1609 and Council’s resolution of 10 February 2014 there is now a hose and sprinkler ban effective from Tuesday 11 February 2014 for all those connected to Dargaville & Baylys public water supplies. Anyone found breaching the restrictions could be liable for a fine of $500. Steve Ruru Chief Executive Kaipara District Council

Public Notices Public notice of application for the renewal of BYO (Bring Your Own) On-Licence Sale & Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 - Section 101 Wendy Elizabeth Klink, 53 Pebblebrooke Rd, RD2, Kaiwaka, Restaurant Owner, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Kaipara District Council for the renewal of a BYO On-Licence in respect of the premises situated at 53 Pebblebrooke Rd, RD2, Kaiwaka known as The Cowshed. The general nature of the business to be conducted under the licence is BYO Restaurant. The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are Thursday to Sunday 11am–11pm. The application may be inspected during normal office hours at the office of the Kaipara District Licensing Committee at either the Dargaville Office, 42 Hokianga Road, Dargaville or the Mangawhai Service Centre, Unit 13, The Hub, 6 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai Village. Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the issue of the licence may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee at the Kaipara District Council, Dargaville. No objection to the issue of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 105(1) of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. This is the first publication of this notice.

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APPLY NOW TO KAIPARA’S CREATIVE COMMUNITIES NEW ZEALAND SCHEME Please note change of dates for applications. The Creative Communities Scheme supports and encourages local communities to create and present diverse opportunities for accessing and participating in art activities. Under the scheme “the arts” are broadly defined as “all forms of creative and interpretative expression.” Criteria: Projects must meet one or more of the following funding criteria:

The Night Before Valentines

Dargaville Acoustic Music

BLACKBOARD CONCERT

Broad community involvement – The project will create opportunities for local communities to engage with and participate in arts activities Diversity – The project will support the diverse arts and cultural traditions of local communities, enriching and promoting their uniqueness and cultural diversity Young people – The project will enable and encourage young people (under 18 years) to engage with and actively participate in the arts.

The Commercial B&B, River Road, Dargaville

To get an application form and read more about the guidelines check out our website www.kaipara.govt.nz or phone Kapiara District Council on 0800 72 7059 or for advice phone the Committee Chairperson Debbie Evans on 0275 586 272

Starts 7.30 – 9.30pm • $2 entry • $2 raffle • Tea and coffee provided

The amount of funding available for the whole district is approximately $10,000.

Come along and perform or just listen and enjoy. We have a pianist who will accompany you if necessary. Phone Margaret 09 439 4403 or Allan 09 439 6933 for more info.

Applications must be in Council’s hands no later than 5.00pm on Friday 28 February 2014

Thurs 13th February — Moved due to Waitangi Day

Promoted and sponsored by the Performing Arts section of the Dargaville Arts Association.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


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Relax Here A bungalow home in a great location with great views over green fields. Large north facing deck, Two bedrooms plus Sun room, Near New Kitchen, Near New Bathroom, Separate lounge with Kent style fireplace. Open Home Saturday 15th February 2014 at 1.00pm–1.30pm Kelvin Windsor 027 570 4600 | kelvin.windsor@raywhite.com rwdargaville.co.nz/dar20289 | 09 439 7575

Tranquility Delightful 2 story Lockwood home, 2 double bedrooms upstairs with ensuites and another downstairs. Office nestled on the elevated section with panoramic views of the Wairoa river from the pool at the side of the house. Open Home Saturday 15th February 2014 at 1.45pm–2.15pm Kelvin Windsor 027 570 4600 | kelvin.windsor@raywhite.com rwdargaville.co.nz/dar20332 | 09 439 7575

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Your Ideal Haven One of Dargaville’s elite areas, overlooking the Northern Wairoa river, admire the reflections of the night lights on the river, sit on the balcony, relax and enjoy your wine and BBQ. Auction Saturday 15th March 11.00am at Dargaville Office unless sold prior Open Home Saturday 15th February 2014 at 1.45pm–2.15pm Jean Johnson 027 499 6493 | jean.johnson@raywhite.com rwdargaville.co.nz/dar20358 | 09 439 7575

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Nestled among the swaying palms This swinging seventies home, one of a kind, not your everyday house. Large modern kitchen, big dining area, spacious lounge, 3 good sized bedrooms and a fourth above the double garage and workshop. Sweeping drive to the garage with palm trees all around gardens at front and rear. Enjoy views of the Northern Wairoa. Open Home Saturday 15th February 2014 at 2.30pm–3.00pm Kelvin Windsor 027 570 4600 | kelvin.windsor@raywhite.com rwdargaville.co.nz/dar20353 | 09 439 7575

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