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THE RAGLAN

CHRONICLE EST. 1903 Nga Ripo o Whaingaroa

9th November 2017 - Issue #569 Whaingaroa news for you weekly

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Student editors take part in putting together news for the Raglan Chronicle. Te Uku School editors from left: Kanika, Ayla, Keira and Jade. Full story on pages 9-10.

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rom California, song writer and multiinstrumentalist Mimi Gilbert performed live outside the Town Hall last Friday.

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The indie-folk singer didn’t let the bad weather dampen her spirits as a small crowd gathered to hear her play music from her newly released CD B Sides. Not a stranger to playing in venues of all kinds, Mimi started performing as a teenager on the streets of America. She says she feels most comfortable playing on the streets. In Raglan for a one-day only, Mimi remembers a previous visit with her

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father, a Californian surfer, who made it his mission to visit Raglan’s lefthand break that he had heard so much about. Visiting friends in Raglan after seven months touring through the States and Europe, Mimi took the opportunity to perform and chat to Raglan Community Radio host Aaron Mooar. “I’m here on a two-week layover (in New Zealand) on my way to Melbourne to live,” she says. Her next performance is at a house party in Lyall Bay, Wellington on Wednesday, November 8. Check out the podcast of the Mimi Gilbert interview at raglanradio.com. Janine Jackson

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From left Stacey Hill, Susanne Prinz and Nikau Pinfold are thrilled with the installation of the Maui dolphin mural.

collaboration between Whaingaroa Environment Centre and the Old School Arts Centre three-years in the making has come to fruition with the installation of a Māui dolphin mural on the Te Kopua Reserve changing sheds recently.

The idea for an artwork in Raglan highlighting the plight of New Zealand’s most endangered dolphins was hatched three years ago when WEC approached the Old School about creating a Māui dolphin statue. Old School Arts Centre clay shed manager Susanne Prinz says they soon worked out that a statue wasn’t in the budget but a clay tile artwork was something they could afford. “We had just got our kiln which we fundraised for and we thought let’s do something with tiles.” The tiles were painted in 2015 and 2016 on Māui Dolphin Day and the tile mural was recently mounted on the changing room walls along with the WEC Māui dolphin poster competition winner’s artwork. Now aged eight, competition winner Nikau Pinfold was six when she designed the poster and is still a big fan of dolphins. “They are the smallest dolphin in the world,” she says.

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“There’s only 63 left, that was at the last count.” She also did cartwheels through a World Wide Fund challenge to raise over $700 for an endangered species of her choice. “At the time I was doing 55 cartwheels because that’s how many Māui dolphins there were.” Susanne says the mural sits nicely beside the Department of Conservation Māui dolphin information which has also recently been installed . “It’s public art and it highlights the importance of the environment as well as bringing community-focused organisations to work together on a project.” WEC coordinator Stacey Hill says Whaingaroa catchment flows into the west coast waters which are home to the Popoto or Māui dolphin, the smallest and rarest dolphin in the world. “Our community has a special affinity for this endemic and critically endangered dolphin,” she says. “Māui dolphins live close to our shores and have a long and special relationship with tangata whenua. And despite their decline they are still swimming in our coastal waters.” “They are part of our community and we all need to look after each other.” Janine Jackson

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Some facts about Māui dolphin: • They are the smallest of the world’s 32 dolphin species. • Māui and Hector's dolphins are the only New Zealand dolphins with a rounded black dorsal fin. • They have distinctive grey, white and black markings and a short snout. • They are particularly vulnerable to decline as they have short lifespans - up to 20 years. • They may only be able to grow their population by 2% a year. That means that a population of approximately 55 can only increase by one per year.

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• While many other species of dolphins communicate with whistles, Māui dolphins use short, high frequency clicks. • Māui dolphin feed on a variety of species of fish, such as red cod, āhuru, and sole. They feed throughout the water column, on both bottom-dwelling fish and free-swimming prey. From Department of Conservation website.

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Saucy offerings will help club put ‘negative feedback’ to bed A column connecting with senior citizens in our community.

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e are celebrating the the Saturday Club (a weekly Senior column's one- drop in session). year anniversary this week The senior groups had visits with the launch of a new logo. from local volunteer services Life After Westpac… and we had several speakers one year on. The closing of from out of town. The Senior Citizens had the Westpac Raglan branch a talk from a funeral director was instrumental in bringing explaining about different attention to the problem of burial ceremonies and cultural communications for senior protocol round death. citizens in Raglan. The Raglan Disability The column’s first article Support Group had a visit last November was about the from the Mobility Man who difficulties in keeping the brought along several mobility seniors informed as to what scooters as well as different was going on in Raglan. Many gadgets to make life easier for elderly wondered how they those with loss of strength and would manage their finances ability with their hands. with the closure of Westpac. In July 2017 the seniors With the help of the staff organised a public talk at The Raglan Community by Dementia Waikato House and a computer donated highlighting the problems of by Westpac, people gradually memory loss for elderly people adjusted to new ways of and their carer’, and Arthritis banking, with or without the New Zealand gave a public internet. End of story? No. talk in September. Many older people are October saw Mike from still reliant on cheques to pay The Raglan Community House their bills. It's 350 years since visit the Raglan Disability cheques were first introduced Group and discuss some of the and European countries are in difficulties living in a small the process of fading them out, seaside town particularly except the UK. Few people with regard to housing and under thirty use cheques and isolation. Loneliness can lead when New Zealand proposed to to poor health, depression end the use of cheques in 2018 and dementia, especially for Age Concern said it would people living on their own. affect our aging population, In the 18 months he has been charities and small businesses at Raglan House Mike and and a better system would need his team have developed the to be put in place. drop in centre and encouraged The Senior Technology individuals and groups to make Group has been running for use of the facilities. A quarterly two years and many elderly newsletter helps to keep people have learnt more about everyone informed on activities their computers and cell phones. available. However, there are still lots of At the September people who don’t have access Disability Support Group to the internet. one of the most poignant talks Telephone connection can was by Kevin from the Raglan be very frustrating, being put Fire station explaining all the on “hold” and passed from usual protocol particularly one department to another can around making sure people be very frustrating. February had an escape plan in case of 2017 saw the Senior Directory a fire. When the question of upgraded to Connect 2017 and smoke alarms was raised it the activities of established was realised that partially deaf groups were advertised in the people were vulnerable as they Raglan Chronicle via the senior removed their hearing aids at column. night. As a result a meeting was During March 2017 over organised with Life Unlimited 20 seniors met once a week for Hearing and two of our citizen a wellness programme run by have since had visual fire alarms Age Concern, we learned a lot fitted in their homes. and had fun. What’s on: ANZAC day saw the town The Crop Swap will be held decorated with red knitted on the first and third Sunday of poppies made by the ladies of the month from 9.30am at the Raglan, young and old gathered Bowling Club. at the cenotaph for a memorial Creative Arts Market service. Several of the wreaths Sunday, November 12, at the were made up of knitted Old School on Stewart St. poppies. Timebank Garage Sale: In June two new groups Sunday, November 12, 9am emerge: Crop Swap (by popular -11am, at the top of Stewart St. demand now fortnightly) and Pauline Abrahams

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Angelina has Michelle looking "a million dollars" after last week's ladies night.

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group of Raglan Club members reckon they’ve found just the antidote to negative publicity around the club’s future – ladies nights.

The initiative has drawn a “great response,” they say, with up to 36 women venturing out to the fortnightly sessions. At their latest gathering last week Angelina Muru showcased the all-natural Arbonne range of makeup and skincare products to 20 or so local women and left ladies nights co-organiser Michelle Cobham looking “a million dollars”. The Monday night sessions follow on from a special general meeting of club members back in August. That motivated a few of the women to do something to counteract all the “negative feedback” over moves to sell the club premises. Last month iconic Raglan fashion label Scintilla got to showcase its latest creations, while Bronwyn

Lowe from The Herbal Dispensary advised on aspects of natural living including the eating of a surprising number of weeds for good health. “We want to highlight local businesses so ladies get to know what’s on around town,” says Gail Anderson, who along with Sharon Batt completes the organising trio. “There’s no club politics (here).” Coming up this month are an R18 ‘Pure Romance’ night showcasing sensual products, and the return of a try-before-you-buy sauces and condiments party plan. Longtime local Eileen Stephens reckons the evenings are a “great initiative” offering some time out and a sense of camaraderie. “And you can get driven home,” she adds, thanks to the club’s courtesy van. Edith Symes ● The next ladies night is Monday November 13 at 6.30pm. Check out Raglan CL on Facebook for further details.

2018 Panorama of Raglan calendar on sale

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he Panorama of Raglan Calendar 2018 is now selling at the Raglan Bookshop on Bow St and Rivet Gallery in the old dairy factory. The price is still $15, as it was when the 2009 calendar started off the publication. The calendar is again full of photos of Raglan from various angles and of the countryside around, most taken by Raglan Ramblers on their weekly walks. This year is different, in that the calendar celebrates 25 years since Friends of Wainui Reserve formed, the first meeting being on November 8, 1993. In 2017 the calendar contributed $1313.98

to fund their work at the reserve. There has always been a big overlap membership with Raglan Ramblers (formed in 1991), so most of the photos are taken during rambles in the countryside around Raglan. Friends of Wainui has work mornings on the second and fourth Monday of the month from 9am at the carpark about 3.5km out of town. Raglan Ramblers walks usually start at 9am on Wednesdays from the carpark beside the Fire Station. Friends of Wainui has planted a bit over 10 hectares of the 140 hectare council reserve with about 15,000 trees. Work is now mainly keeping tracks clear and weeds and pests under control. John Lawson


Free Wax Removal & Hearing Check At Wolfe Hearing Wolfe Hearing are offering FREE ear wax removal and hearing checks on the 15th and 22nd November, to all those 60 years and older. Ear wax removal is performed through microscopic suctioning. It is a safe, clean method to eradicate unwanted wax blocking your ear canal. Once your ears are cleaned, you can then have your hearing personally checked and the results interpreted in the same clinic. Wolfe Hearing offers free hearing aid advice, to existing or new hearing aid wearers. They will also check your current hearing aids at no cost. Wolfe Hearing can also provide advice on ACC and Enable subsidy claims, which makes getting hearing aids more obtainable. We are an established audiology company with five clinics throughout the Waikato and Auckland regions and have been around for over 13 years. One of Wolfe Hearing’s major advantages is that patients will see the same person each time they come, leading to a better overall understanding of your hearing loss and better service. Our other main advantage is that we are fiercely independent. Many audiology clinics in NZ are now owned by hearing aid companies, a bit like a drug company owning your GP clinic! Well, at Wolfe, we are not!

We fit all different brands of hearing aids and are happy to give you an honest opinion on the pros and cons of various models. It also means we can shop around for the best price.

Appointments are neccessary and historically book out very quickly. To ensure you do not miss out phone on (07) 838 3903 now to secure your slot. Wolfe Hearing continue to offer clients a high level of expertise and professionalism with the appointment of Dr Paul Catlow. “Paul has a doctorate in audiology and over twenty years’ experience in the United Kingdom. He has worked in some of the top audiology medical clinics in the UK and brings extensive knowledge to our Auckland Clinics,” says audiologist and clinic owner, Angella Wolfe. ‘We are delilghted that Paul is joining our team, and confident that the community will benefit from having someone of his calibre helping them care for their hearing”, Angella says. Paul’s expertise is in complex

Alana Kendall inspecting Lesley Cordiner's ear before removing ear wax. hearing loss rehabilitation and the management of tinnitus and balance issues. He has considerable experience working with both children and adults, and enjoys the challenge of helping people who have struggled, or continue to struggle with their hearing needs. Paul also has extensive expertise in the management of tinnitus. “In the UK, tinnitus management is usually based on tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) and sound therapy. TRT aims to retrain the negative reactions your subconscious has to sounds, and is used in conjunction with low-level sound therapy to reduce it’s strength.” Paul says.

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Student editors team

Have you ever wanted to know what's hot and what's not in the world of our youth?

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i there! We are the student editors from Waitetuna School. Introducing (from left) Ngakau, Xavier, Hudson, Emma, Philippa, Abby and Cory (absent). We are looking forward to sharing with you, twice a term, some of our fun school projects and upcoming events.

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ell, you are in luck, because it’s November and the change of the season brings great news straight from the mouths of our youth.

Waitetuna kids shredding the slopes

You no longer have to be bored to tears by adult articles. The Raglan Area School youth newspaper team is here to entertain you with up-todate information on what is happening at our school.

C4 have been taking advantage of the local pump track

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t’s an interesting way to do P.E.” Says Sophie, a Year 7 student. Every Wednesday the class rides down to the new pump track and spends an hour learning different bike skills (Thanks to Meridian for donating 10 bikes to R.A.S.)

This activity lets everyone feel confident on their bikes and improve their skills. An 11 year old student, Zara, said it was “an exhilarating experience.” Everybody agreed that it was a great way to have fun during school and that all classes should have a go! Thanks to: Mahli, Sophie, Zara and George for your input.

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These are the words you will hear when you tune into The After School Radio Show. C3 has been busy at work, creating a radio show that is targeted at sharing opinions and information. We have a Topic Of The Day discussion,

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n September of last term, Waitetuna's senior class went on a school camp to Whakapapa, Ruapehu, for three days.

Kahu learnt how to do a 180 and a grab on his snowboard. He thinks snowboarding is a great sport. Stella said, “falling over was fun!

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It was cool learning to ski with my friends.” Tai enjoyed it because it was a new experience and we got to stay in a lodge on the mountain. On the second day, a few students decided to go sledding, and took a trip up the chairlift to the top cafe. We all had lessons at different levels. Half the class had never skied or ridden a snowboard before, and by the end we were all shredding the slopes! On the way home, we went to Tokaanu hot pools and to the National Trout Centre, and everyone had a go at fly fishing! This was a fun and entertaining experience for everyone. Waitetuna School’s camps are amazing; we wonder what next year’s adventure will entail!

n October 26 and 27, Waitetuna School performed their school production: The Magical Faraway Tree. We started planning in Term 3, and held our auditions for characters in week three.

a Word Of The Day, a staff member interview, and then some class writing too. Each week C3 will be broadcasting two fifteen-minute shows with the first starting on Wednesday, November 18. It will be airing on 89.0fm from 7-8pm, but if you miss that show you can tune in on 98.1 fm at 9pm as well. William & Caitlin

We adapted the story and added our own lands; Where the Wild Things Are (Junior Room), Dr Seuss (Middle Room) and Thriller and Grease Lightning (Senior Room). The junior classroom said they liked the characters and lands. It was their first time being in front of a big audience and they were very proud. “We loved acting, learning to build confidence and representing our school,” said main characters Katie, Eliza and Kahu. Ayla and Seren from the middle room added that they liked the dances. “We learnt how to work together and were very happy with the end result.” Lily wrote: “We worked together like a team and we did it,

but what matters most is that we had fun.” A parent of a former student said, “it was really amazing. The dances were so well-choreographed, and knowing some of those students that used to be shy have really come out of their shell.” It took lots of hard work and practice to get where we are now: amazing costumes, interesting characters, exciting adventures that left the audience on the edge of their seats, not to mention the dazzling dances, and a talented group of children and teachers that helped bring this production to life. You know what they say, “practice makes perfect”, and Waitetuna School definitely proved this!

The next big Waitetuna School and community event is the WindFarm Trail Run on November 25. We are looking forward to reporting on this big event.


Fifth anniversary of Raglan Karioi Trail increase time to exhaustion, time trial and training performance, and improve 5km running times. Francois will be supporting Russ’s research and testing the effects of menthol in this year’s race. “Real world tests are the ultimate in sports nutrition research as we see the effects where it matters most to the athletes… in the race,” said Russ. RKT continues to grow each year and is supported by Rangitahi. Local sponsors include The Raglan Chronicle, Raglan Supervalue, Ray White, Ozone, Wahine Moe, Sweet As Popcorn, Swell Map, Mama’s Brew Shop, plus Trek’n Travel, Pilot Brewery, MacPac and. Studio386 Screenprint. To register for this year’s Raglan Karioi Trail, head to raglankarioitrail.co.nz. For advice on running the race or even a run out on the trail with Francois, contact him via email, francois@raglankarioitrail.co.nz. Manu Le Gouais taking part in last year's event.

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he Karioi Trail has recently been cleared by DOC, which means it’s all go for runners eagerly training for the next edition of the Raglan Karioi Trail (RKT). The fifth year of the mountain race will take place next month, Saturday, December 9. RKT is one of the few true mountain runs in Aotearoa. Traversing up (and back down again) the side of Karioi maunga, RKT offers a 24km solo start and 24km team race. Because it’s a new adventure for some, RKT also has an easier 10km run or walk that everyone can try, and there is a 2km kids run on the day as well.

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Raglan’s Francois Mazet has been the driving force of RKT since its inception. With a background in sports events and management, his passion for adventure and the great outdoors led him to organising the first edition of the Raglan Karioi Trail in 2012. “It’s hard work on a challenging course, but what brings me back is Francois and his team,” said Kovo MacDonald from Taupiri, a two-time RKT winner. “The volunteers are amazing. The event is growing every year, but it’s still low key enough that there are no egos or elitists.” Chris Morrissey from Tauranga is a threetime RKT winner and seasoned trail runner, “The technical nature and steepness of the race really appeals to me,” said Chris. “The

first time I raced it I learnt to give it a bit more respect than I usually would for a 24km. The next year… I took 25min off my previous time. The final descent is muddy, technical and so much fun.” While event organisers are usually busy keeping things organised mid-event, Francois is taking to the trail this year. Francois has volunteered to participate in a study being done by Russ Best, a lecturer in Sports Nutrition and Biochemistry at Wintec, who is studying the effects of the absorption of menthol while you run. Menthol is a naturally occurring plant compound that stimulates nerves in the mouth, face and respiratory system to produce feelings of coolness, freshness and relaxation. Menthol has been shown to


Crop Swap events go fortnightly to cater for ‘abundance in community’ Licensed (REAA 2008)

YOUNG ACHIEVERS An occasional column featuring young achievers in our community.

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rop Swap Raglan’s monthly exchange of garden and kitchen goodies went off with a bang last Sunday – Guy Fawke’s Day – and has proven such a cracker of an event that it will now be held fortnightly. Everything from homegrown leafy vegetables and heritage seeds to homebaked breads and potted pickles filled the trestle tables set up in the town hall supper room as locals set about swapping rather than shopping. Sharing produce – with no money changing hands – is a “fantastic” idea, says co-organiser Belinda Goodwin, who has seen numbers grow steadily over the past six months from 15 to 50-odd swappers. She relishes what she describes as the “abundance in our community”. And now, with the first of the fortnightly exchanges coming up, there’ll be even fewer visits to the supermarket, she predicts. “It’s amazing what people are able to grow in Raglan.” Belinda reckons surfers like herself

make good gardeners – not just because of their connection to the environment but because of their nutritional needs. Then there are the older people in the community who have embraced cropswapping. “They are the gems for us (younger ones) because they’re not on social media and give us all gardening tips.” Not that crop-swapping is solely about the garden. “Anything goes,” she says. There’s clean jam jars to trade, freshly made truffles, Israeli falafels with tahini dip, beeswax food wraps, even a sourdough starter for sharing. To celebrate the success of cropswapping in Raglan an end-of-year pot luck morning tea will be held after the December 3 meeting. And looking ahead to next year, there’ll be a harvest lunch in late March to which interested newbies can contribute without necessarily bringing crops to swap. Edith Symes *Crop Swap Raglan will now meet the first and third Sunday of each month from 9.30am. Check its Facebook page for venue as the town hall supper room is sometimes unavailable.

This week we spoke to Raglan Area School's Head Girl, Lexi Holmes. You are head girl of Raglan Area School. What does this involve for you? I get to do a whole bunch of things that are going to prepare me for life after school. The three biggest things include planning the school ball which was a major success this year! Another major thing was the ANZAC speech which was really hard for me because public speaking definitely isn’t my forte. Also, at the beginning of the year I was fortunate enough to travel down to Akaroa with three other members of the leadership team to participate in a week long leadership camp. It was amazing and taught me so much that I was able to put into use throughout my year. What do you like about the role? I like the challenge of having to organise things/people, whilst not being too bossy at the same time, which my friends would know is hard for me haha. What are the challenges you face? Public speaking and having to throw things together last minute. What do you like to do out of school? I love playing rugby and it involves a lot of training, which in the winter takes up most of my spare time. In summer I love going to the beach and getting my tan on. Who do you look up to? I look up to all my teachers. They’re all so great in their different ways and are always willing to help anyone who needs it which I think is very important

What’s the benefit of living in Raglan? The beach!

How could Raglan be improved for it’s youth? More opportunities, like sports and events that they don’t have to travel into Hamilton for. Were you pleased with the election result? At least we don’t have Trump.

What is the biggest issue facing the world right now? There’s too many to just choose one but climate change is one that no part of the world can escape. The country you would most like to visit Greece!

Best book you’ve ever read? I did go through a bit of a Hunger Games phase. Best movie you’ve ever seen? Moana - I’ve seen it too many times to count

Have to ask this annoying question which I am sure you have heard 1000 times but what do you want to do next year ? Haha. I plan to study sports and exercise science at Waikato Uni while still living and working here in Raglan. Do you see yourself in leadership roles in your future? Lexi for prime minister 2021. Just kidding. But yeah, with all I've learned in my role this year, I definitely love it and will take advantage of any opportunities that may arise in my future.

This week's Young Achievers column is sponsored by Ray White Raglan. 21 Bow St, Raglan Phone: 07 825 8669 | Fax: 07 825 7410 www.rwraglan.co.nz Email: raglan.nz@raywhite.co.nz

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Simply Charming Rare, romantic, private and oh so delightful! Prepare to fall in love with this rustic & charming bungalow located just a few mins to town & beaches. Boasting stunning Harbour & rural views & bordered by established trees, the 5009m² section is flat, sheltered and sunny. The 3 bedroom home is full of light & character featuring polished floors & exposed beams, the large picture windows encourage you to appreciate the beautiful surroundings and a covered deck means you can enjoy them all year round. For Sale by Deadline 12 noon 14th November (unless sold prior) offers in to LJ Hooker, 27 Bow St, Raglan.

Massive Views & Potential +++ Such a rare and exciting find is this approx 5 acre property, located just a few minutes to town and offering spectacular ocean and rural views. A modern and rustic 2 bedroom cottage is nestled amongst the trees and enjoys total privacy and those views! An additional cabin/sleepout is always a bonus. The land is mostly planted in mature pines and features two flattened platforms providing options for additional accommodation, parking or sheds etc. For Sale by Deadline 12 noon 14th November (unless sold prior) offers in to LJ Hooker, 27 Bow St, Raglan.

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A Chance of a Lifetime A dream awaits you here on the stunning Aotea harbour with breathtaking views over the everchanging tides and vibrant green landscapes. Commissioned by renowned architect Malcolm Walker, the Waikato award winning ‘bach’ style dwelling with standalone guest quarters is positioned perfectly on a flat building platform resembling a sundial soaking up the surrounding panoramic vistas. With a total land area of 21.5 hectares (53 acres) of lush regenerating manuka and native bush, it is impossible to imagine a more secluded retreat so totally private, this petite yet grand piece of paradise.

Endless Opportunities • Potentially sub divisible flat 1,342m² • Only mins walk to Raglan Harbour & town. • North facing 1970’s two storey dwelling • 6 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Home & Income great storage & potential • Garage Conversion featuring S/C Unit • Single garage & carport For Sale by Deadline 12 noon Wednesday 15th November (unless sold prior) offers in to LJ Hooker, 27 Bow St, Raglan.

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Well located in desirable Greenslade Rd you will appreciate the community spirit and close access to Moonlight Bay. This lovely home was extensively renovated and extended in 2014, now mostly double glazed and insulated it features 3 dble bdrms, new bthrms + large office/rumpus room downstairs. With 2 garages there is boat and car parking plus a workshop. This fabulous family home enjoys glorious harbour and mountain views and is sun soaked from sunrise to sunset! The 800m² section is beautifully landscaped and includes an outdoor entertaining area, vege gardens and a flat lawn for the kids to play, you really can have it all!

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Summer @ Moonlight Bay Imagine watching the sunrise, the moonrise and enjoying the serenity of living in this sought after area. Live wise. Utilise the double garage on this 548m² section over summer. Sit back and visualise the potential of great harbour views this unique property has on offer when you are ready to build. With less than a minutes walk to Moonlight Bay and the harbour - a haven for all water sports. For those who love to walk along the water’s edge you can at low tide to the wharf, town or beach no gym required! Enjoy the peaceful serenity. Mild covenants apply. Call Robbie for a viewing 021 952 271.

Section, Close to Town with No Covenants 29a Norrie Ave Raglan has it all sorted for you, sit back and enjoy the local delights of the cafes, boutiques and walks along the beach this summer. This 467m² freehold section with no land or building covenants has great potential of views over the estuary and Mt Karioi. A concrete drive is in place that takes you down to a caravan and 2 small sheds with extra facilities for camping. Electricity and water on site. Take the time over summer to picture your new build. Situated close to the local school, town and harbour means you have the option to leave your car at home. Good for you and the environment. Call Robbie for a viewing 021952271

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For Sale $399,000 Contact Chrissy Cox - 027 287 1804 Email ccox.raglan@ljh.co.nz Sunday 12 - 12:30pm View ljhooker.co.nz/ 1NTHFG

For Sale $699,000 Contact Chrissy Cox - 027 287 1804 Email ccox.raglan@ljh.co.nz Sunday 1 - 1:30pm View ljhooker.co.nz/ 1NJHFG

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Nest Here or Invest Here This well presented and maintained late 1980’s built 2 bedroom home is ready to move into ideal for a first home or Raglan holiday getaway. This opportunity also stacks up as an investment rental property with a current weekly rent of $350 and a good tenant in place. This property is priced to sell.

Beach Within Reach This cute and quirky modernised cottage could be your opportunity to make your Raglan dream a reality. The open plan living area has lovely Tawa floors and opens out through bi-fold doors to a generous deck, perfect for alfresco dining and those summer BBQs.

Your Haven Enjoy spectacular harbour views from this warm and welcoming home. ‘The Chalet’ was built to make the most of the sun and the views with two living areas and dual decks for relaxed outdoor living and entertaining. You will love the peacefulness of the bush setting. Call now and secure it for summer!

Impossible to Build for the Price! Be impressed when you enter through the auto gates and see this exceptional 330m2 home built in 2008 with no expense spared. The lower level has 3 bedrooms, a bathroom, an office, a laundry and internal access 3 car garage. This home is like a beautiful modern castle built with top quality materials and no expense spared.

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*NB Boundary lines on photos are approximate & merely a guide. All information contained herein is gathered from sources we deem reliable. However we cannot guarantee or give any warranty about the information provided. Interested parties must solely rely upon their own enquiries.

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A R M I S T I C E DAY SERVICE A Service to commemorate Armistice Day will be held at the Cenotaph, Bow Street, at 11am on Saturday, 11 November 2017. Raglan RSA. SUN 12 NOV RAGLAN CREATIVE M A R K E T This Sunday 10am - 2pm at the Old School Arts Centre. raglanmarket.com.

WED 15 NOV R A G L A N R A M B L E R S 9am from Wainui Rd car park next to the fire station - Ohaupo lakes - bring lunch. KEN THOMAS RECENT & NEW WORK EXHIBITION 18 Oct - 18 Nov. All works to be sold by auction, no presales. Auction: Sat 18 Nov, 3-5pm @ Rock-it, 248 Wainui Road.

TWILIGHT BOWLS TEAMS OF 3 Beginners or individuals welcomed from Tuesday 14 November. Register 5:45pm $15/person for 5 weeks. Includes BBQ. Weekly raffles ----- Licensed Bar James Street Greens Contact Bob 021 825 869

FRI 10 NOV @ YOT CLUB Reverse Brain Drain NZ Tour (Australian punkrock) feat. Dumb Punts, Charging Stallion, Miniskirt $10.

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SECTION OR BLOCK OF LAND in or around Raglan. very keen. Please phone Geoff 021 980 547 or Laura 021 1545 890.

EXCAVATOR WORK free quotes. Phone 027 923 7397. NEED THOSE SMALL jobs done in and around the house? Call John on 021 0824 0111. Discount for pensioners.

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RUAPUKE MOTOR CAMP

- Peace and tranquility -Surfing, fishing, bush walks - Cabins, powered sites, tent sites

a ta m i ra . c o. n z BEAUTIFUL SCENTED GEORGE & EDI CANDLES, AYU OILS, NEW MENS BOARDIES, SHIRTS & WALKSHORTS

In My Good Books Quality 2nd hand books Open Thurs - Sun from 10am 2 Wallis St Books wanted.

Commercial to Let SELF STORAGE

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4005 SH23, Raglan Ph: (07) 825 6560 Mob: 022 622 9005 raglanstorage@gmail.com YARDS READY NOW AT NAU MAI BUSINESS PARK 1500m2, ready now at Nau Mai Business Park. HIAB & Trailer friendly access. Other sizes available for Sale or Lease. Ph Bob Carter 021 825 869, or 07 825 8690 TASMAN LANDS Ltd

To the Raglan public: Carload of thugs trying to force people into fighting them along Raglan’s streets. Please be aware.

Situations Vacant P A R T - T I M E C L E A N E R We are looking for part time cleaner who demonstrates empathy, kindness, positivity, flexibility and a desire to help others. With a natural ability to build relationships with residents and other team members. Please apply to Raglan Resthome and Hospital. Email: raglanhospital@xtra. co.nz or Phone Cherry on 07 825 8306. O F F I C E ADMINISTRATOR Raglan Community House is looking for an Office Administrator. For a job description email accounts@ theraglanhouse. co.nz. Applications close 1st December 2017. TE MATA SCHOOL FULL TIME SCALE A TEACHER FIXED TERM POSITION TO COVER MATERNITY LEAVE Start Date 29.01.18 & End Date 18.12.18 to teach junior class. Would suit beginning or experienced teacher. Please send a letter of application and CV to Fiona Gott (Principal) to admin@ temataraglan.school. nz. Applications close 28th November 2017.

THE RAGLAN LIGHT EXERCISE GROUP Sessions Monday and Thursday. 10am to 11am. St Peters Hall. Everybody is most welcome to attend. *Sponsored by RC

FREE BUDGET SERVICE AND CAREER-TREE CV WRITING SERVICE Raglan Community House @ 45 Bow St. Nau mai Haere mai. For appt. ph 07-825 8142, email: info@ theraglanhouse. co.nz. *Sponsored by RC

2017/18 RAGLAN SUMMER HOLIDAY GUIDE Registrations are now open. The guide will be out from 14th December to 31 Jan. Contact

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KASM Fundraiser Steps Up!! After an overwhelming response and support from local businesses, the evening has taken on a new dimension!! The KASM fundraiser will take place this Friday, November 10 from 6:30pm at the Old School and feature Nom Kohara, a classical flamenco guitarist who will be kicking off the evenings events. Nom, a guitar teacher from Hamilton has generously offered to come out to support the evening and add authenticity and ambiance. Time frames have changed slightly with the event starting at 6.30pm, Nom playing from 6.45pm. Due to the generosity of the Raglan business community we have a full lineup for the auction. Julie Hanna has kindly offered her time for the charity auction which will start around 7.15pm. The movie is anticipated to start around 8pm.

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RAGLAN NATURALLY - OUR COMMUNITY PLAN He Mahere Hapori Whānui o Whaingaroa See us at the Creative Market on Sunday. Sign up for monthly newsletter visit us on Facebook email: raglannaturally@ gmail.com Gabrielle Parson 021 844 785

Tickets are starting to sell quite quickly so pre-book if you would like to guarantee yourself a seat (or cushion). If you do miss out on the opening night tickets you are still most welcome to join us to listen to Nom, have a drink of Sangria and partake in the charity auction.

Section 101 Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 - The Thomson Food Co Limited, private company of Ngaruawahia, has made application to the Waikato District Licensing Committee at Ngaruawahia for the issue of an on-licence in respect of the premises situated at 6 Wallis Street, Raglan, to be known as Wallis Bistro. The general nature of the business to be conducted under the licence is Restaurant and Conference/Function Venue. The days and hours during which alcohol is intended to be sold under the licence are Monday to Sunday (inclusive) 9.00am to 10.00pm. The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Waikato District Licensing Committee, Waikato District Council, 15 Galileo Street, Ngaruawahia. 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 first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the Waikato District Licensing Committee, Private Bag 544, Ngaruawahia 3742. 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. This is the first publication of this notice. Filed on behalf of the applicant by Harkness Henry Lawyers, Private Bag 3077, Hamilton 3240.

WANT TO VOLUNTEER? Friendly faces... … are needed to greet visitors at a local hub for environmental matters. You will need to commit to two spare hours on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis - whatever works for you! Opportunity everywhere! Support your local community, and add valuable skills to your CV at the same time. Sort and present goods for sale and assist customers with their purchases in a local opportunity shop. Commit to this This vibrant and growing organisation needs some more hands on deck to keep it moving in the right direction. If you want to join a committee that is making a difference this is your chance. Taxi!!!! Get behind the wheel of our mini-bus and help get people to medical appointments in Hamilton. All required training is provided for you… all you need is a full clean driving licence. To find out more about these and other volunteering opportunities in the Raglan area, phone 07 839 3191 or visit:

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Section 101 Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 - The Thomson Food Co Limited, private company of Ngaruawahia, has made application to the Waikato District Licensing Committee at Ngaruawahia for the issue of an on-licence in respect of the premises situated at 6 Wallis Street, Raglan, to be known as Wallis Bistro. The general nature of the business to be conducted under the licence is Restaurant and Conference/ Function Venue. The days and hours during which alcohol is intended to be sold under the licence are Monday to Sunday (inclusive) 9.00am to 10.00pm. The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Waikato District Licensing Committee, Waikato District Council, 15 Galileo Street, Ngaruawahia. 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 first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the Waikato District Licensing Committee, Private Bag 544, Ngaruawahia 3742. 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. This is the second publication of this notice. This notice was first published on 8 November 2017. Filed on behalf of the applicant Auction by List includes: Harkness Henry Lawyers, Private Bag 3077, Hamilton 3240.

• Tony Sly pottery • The Herbal Dispensary gift basket • FallenFront Raglan T-shirt • Art works from each of the ‘Jet’ shop collective artists • Raglan Roast coffee & takeaway mug • Damion Scarlett 3mths of boxing training (1 lesson p/wk) • Raglan Surf School - 1hr surf lesson • Raglan Photo Gallery 2 photos • Heavenly 1hr massage with Haylee • Hairbox cut with Angelina • The Monster Company Artwork • Sophie Von Huben - 1 hr Personal training session • $50 Butcher voucher • Black and white prints of the ‘West Coast Sands’ from Xavier and Carolina • Karva Toys - Baby Walker • Yannis Petzold - Ocean Inlays Handcrafted Jewelry With this line up we are looking forward to a great night. Join us this Friday, November 10 at the Old School Arts Centre. See you there!! For tickets phone 0210477069 or email griffithserin@yahoo.co.nz.

RAGLAN Chronicle 15

9 November 2017  

Raglan Chronicle

9 November 2017  

Raglan Chronicle

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