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10th May 2018 - Issue #593

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cancer rates. Going vegan is not just beneficial for human health, though. It also reduces carbon emissions dramatically, and of course saves millions of animals from lives of terror and agonising deaths. Going vegan means embracing the concept of non-violence, and in Aotearoa, which has the worst rates of family violence in the developed world, peace on the plate would be a great step towards peace in the home. As Pythagoras said some 2,500 years ago: "For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love." Desmond Bellamy Special Projects Coordinator PETA Australia

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At a recent Waikato Police open day, Annika was one of thousands who attended and entered the competition. The pups are from a ‘J’ litter which determines what they are named and coming up with the name Justice was an obvious choice for Annika. “Justice is a strong name. The handler can yell out (to the offender), stand down I’m going to release Justice.” This determined youngster has already figured out the skills she will need to become

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a police dog handler. “You need to be fit to be able to run after the dogs and strong to lift the dog over fences and fast to catch up with your dog.” Te Mata School students were treated to a police dog display during a visit to present Annika with a police dog mascot and to meet Justice for the first time. Only a few months old, the dog handling unit are yet to decide if Justice will make the grade but foster dad, Constable Ian Archibold, says they usually know if the Foster cop Ian Archibold and Annika McLeod keep Justice amused with a few puppy treats.

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puppy is up to the job at around six months old. Annika is enjoying keeping up with Justice on the Waikato Police Facebook page, where updates on how he is doing are posted weekly. Janine Jackson

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Tarot Talk

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ello again from Tarot Talk - a weekly column in which I introduce a Tarot card for the week and provide a little information about it. I hope you continue to enjoy this space.

This card shows a man juggling two pentacles and he is having to juggle them to keep them in "in play". Behind him there are rolling waves showing that this "juggling" may be affecting him emotionally. Having two of anything and keeping them in play can create stress – two (or more) jobs, homes, relationships. Are you working to please others and neglecting yourself? Trying to juggle too much? When a new situation comes into our lives, everything has to be reshuffled as there is only so much room. There is a need to incorporate the old and the new as you strive to create balance. Sometimes it’s hard to know what to hold onto and what to let go. Reorganisation of time and energy is the key – choices have to be made and there may be a need to balance priorities. Balancing energy brings harmony and enables us to make decisions more easily. Having lots of factors to consider and account for can be a juggle but what makes them a joy rather than a burden is our attitude. Sometimes this card can indicate the breakup of a relationship/partnership and the subsequent splitting of resources. More information about this card can be found on my Tarot Talk Facebook page https:// www.facebook.com/tarottalknz/ Tarot readings and tuition are available by appointment. Txt Chrissy on 027 6644261

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Ngarunui lifeguard’s selection for US exchange thought to be a first

Ella with fellow California lifeguard exchange delegate Sam Walters.

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aglan surf lifeguard Ella Boyens is California dreamin’ while busy slogging through the final semester of a paramedicine degree in Auckland. Just a few weeks after the last of her exams in early June, the 21 year old will be winging her way to the States with fellow northern region surf lifeguard Sam Walters of Mairangi Bay. They’ll get to patrol the California coastline – also known as the Golden Coast – which includes the popular beaches of San Clemente, San Diego and Huntington. And they’ll be hosted by American families during their stay. Ella is believed to be the only one ever selected from the Raglan club for the sixweek exchange. She and Sam go as part of the Buddy Lucas Leadership Program which for nearly 50 years has delivered a structured learning experience aimed at “exceptional lifeguards” who show the ability to enhance surf lifesaving in this country. Exchange delegates participate in patrolling, practise with various types of rescue equipment and observe alternative beach management programmes and administrative structures. The lifeguard system is “really different” in California, Ella explains. The density of population along its coast means towers are spaced at 100 or 200 metres along the vast stretches of beach, with a guard or two patrolling from each. And lifeguarding there is a professional career choice while here it’s more of a volunteering role because of the shorter season.

Ella spent the past summer based at Ngarunui as a full-time paid lifeguard during the week, then patrolling as a volunteer at weekends. The local clubhouse with its dorms and other live-in facilities has become a something of a second home, she says. Although currently Auckland based, she’s

lived until recently at her family home in Hamilton while commuting either to Auckland University of Technology for paramedicine studies or to Raglan for surf lifesaving. Ella hopes to do a few more paid seasons at Ngarunui before working fulltime as a paramedic either in Auckland with St John Ambulance or with Wellington Free Ambulance. Her Bachelor of Health Science majoring in paramedicine is a tertiary level degree, she says, which also gives an “in” to ambulance services in Australia and to the London Ambulance Service. Ella believes her experience the past decade or so with Raglan Surf Life Saving Club has stood her in good stead for a career in paramedicine as there is some crossover. I love the community aspect of it from a volunteer perspective … that shared sense of wellbeing with a great bunch of people,” she says. “It’s an awesome family environment.” There have always been plenty of training courses on offer, too. While as a teen Ella enjoyed the club’s youth development programmes, when the Chronicle caught up with her on Monday she was still buzzing over a weekend leadership workshop – funded by Surf Life Saving New Zealand and its longtime corporate partner BP – she’d just completed in Wellington. In California her particular interest will be the medical training of its lifeguards and practices in place to keep them safe. “I want to bring that (know-how) back to our system and apply it to our lifeguard training,” she says. Although around $2000 for airfares will come from Surf Life Saving Northern Region, Ella needs to stump up with another $6000 to cover additional accommodation and travel costs. To help reach that goal she has a quiz night organised in Auckland and also an online crowdfunding link: https:// givealittle.co.nz/cause/2018-nz-californialifeguard-exchange. Edith Symes

Raglan Surf Lifesaving Awards

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ast month the Raglan Surf Lifesaving Club held their annual awards ceremony with many local lifeguards recognised for their contributions and efforts over the summer season. This years award winners were: Rookie Lifeguard of the Year: Sienna Harding This is for an up and coming Junior Surf Members who has taken part in the Rookie programme this year. Rookie Programme is 13 and under. Anne and Deb Junior Surf Trophy Jon and Lucy Meyer Inagural trophy for those who have given outstanding service of Junior Surf in the season. Junior Lifeguard Award Mollie Abrams For someone who has only been a lifeguard for one or two years. Intermediate Lifeguard of the Year Maia Barbuzza (no photo) Lifeguard of the Year Jessica Riley

Most Improved Lifeguard Josh Slattery Most Helpful Patrolling Member Mitchel McCabe-Shaw (no photo) Most Patrolling Hours Mollie Abrams Volunteer of the Year Jessica Riley

Megan Abrams, left, and Sienna Harding presented the Surf Lifesaving wreath on ANZAC Day. Image // Amy Hanna


Treehouse project to get kickstart

From left, Guillame, Ines and Tara.

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aglan couple Tara Wrigley and Guillaume Gignoux are using the power of the Internet to help finish a Whaingaroa labour of love. A treehouse project that began several years ago is tantalisingly close to completion and the couple hope a Kickstarter campaign will help take them over the line.

The off-the-grid tiny house located amongst a pine forest with breath taking views of the Tasman Sea started life as a platform built by a professional treehouse builder from the UK. It was another few years before the couple found the motivation and money to build a cabin on the platform. With a few loose ends to tidy up, Tara and Guillaume believe Kickstarter is the perfect

You will be able to choose an accommodation package to stay at the treehouse.

platform to help them finish their dream as well as offering supporters the opportunity to experience the Treehouse for themselves. “We know people have loved the experience of staying here in the past and we would love people to take the opportunity to stay in the Treehouse and at the same time they will be helping us complete the build.” Previously one of the most popular stays on NZ Airbnb, the couple hope to tempt

people to purchase from a selection of accommodation packages for the Treehouse. Tara says Airbnb listing are usually for two or more nights but they are offering the chance pre-purchase one-night stay plus packages for two or more nights. Janine Jackson To find out more about the campaign visit kickstarter.com and search for raglan treehouse.

Thinking of going solar? Introducing your local solar solutions provider

Damon Alexander - Waikato Sales Manager, iGenerate.

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aglan local Damon Alexander has teamed up with solar panel systems

provider, iGenerate, to bring Raglan residents solar energy solutions.

Tell us about what you offer Raglan customers We design and install residential and commercial grid-tied solar panel systems, battery storage and off-grid solutions. We assess a property’s roof space and current usage, then design and install an appropriate solar system and monitor its ongoing performance. Is solar a good investment Generating free energy and using it during the day will definitely reduce your power bills. With a typical payoff time of less than 10 years and a system guarantee of 25 years, you’re getting a return of 12-15% on your investment, which is way better than putting your money in the bank. You’re also investing in the planet's future by generating sustainable energy and reducing your carbon footprint. It’s hard to put a price on that. Can existing houses switch to solar? Absolutely. If you have an unshaded roof area not facing South then you have the potential to generate solar energy. The more you use during the day the more you save, so it’s a great option if you’re around or work from home during the day. It’ even better if you run air con or a pool pump. What about batteries? Do they come with the system? It’s your choice. While there are definite savings and benefits from storing that free energy or having a power backup, batteries

are still relatively expensive compared with grid power. Battery technology is advancing rapidly, however, and costs are coming down so all our systems are battery ready for when the time and price is right. How did you become interested in providing solar energy solutions? With power prices constantly rising and solar costs plummeting I realised there’s a real opportunity now to bring competition back into the market. In Raglan, we pride ourselves on our sustainability. If we can save some money while saving the planet, then that’s a pretty cool thing. Would you say it's the way of the future? Why? Without doubt. Electric vehicles are about to change everything. Our current infrastructure is insufficient to handle their forecasted growth. Solar remains the cheapest and most sustainable way to meet our future energy demands without destroying the planet. Do you offer free quotes? Yes. All we need is a recent power bill and some info about your electricity usage and we can quickly calculate whether solar would be a good option for you. Interest free finance packages are also available. Call or email me. 0275110055 0800 745 400 damon@igenerate.co.nz

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Day of title defences at Manu Bay

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t was a day for the defending title holders at the Rip Curl Pro presented by Corona Last Saturday, May 5, as local hero Billy Stairmand and Whangamata’s Ella Williams defended their titles in a fiercely competitive day of surfing. Williams made it four event wins in a row while Stairmand claimed his fifth title at the event over a span of twelve years. Many forecasts were for the points of Raglan to be flat for the final day of the event but the day dawned with clean lines marching into the bay. Swells of up to a metre rolled through during the morning with glassy conditions, but the waves slowly decreased in size and intensity until heat times had to be lengthened to allow competitors enough opportunity in their heats and finals. Stairmand finished with a 13.0 point heat total after taking an early lead in the 30 minute final, defeating Luke Cederman (Rag) who finished runner up, Nick White (Mnt) who finished in third and Daniel Farr (Tara) in fourth. “I am super stoked. I was really looking forward to this contest after last weekend and I am happy to finish the season with a win here this weekend, get the cash and get on my way to Japan,” said Stairmand, who is eyeing up international events in the next month. “I am going to go home after this and book for Japan and sort accommodation,” he said. Stairmand has also been fundraising and has a Givealittle page to help him get to more international events after Japan. The result was a turnaround from last weekend when Cederman got one over Stairmand but he was glad to get one back this weekend. “Luke was trying to get in my grill all last weekend and we were chipping away at each other. This weekend he went away and I wanted to do my own thing, but out there in the final, he was keen to battle again, so it is good to get one back on him”. Surfing New Zealand

Billy's Olympic and WCT fundraiser

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illy is currently fundraising for his Olympic and World Championship Tour campaign by running a raffle with over $1500 worth of product up for grabs. “I am on a mission to represent New Zealand at the 2020 Olympics for surfing and continue my dream of obtaining a position on the World Championship Tour. It’s a long road to get there and I need your support to help me achieve this. “Funds will go towards, airfares, accommodation and equipment. “Thank you for your support!” Said Billy. Raffle tickets are $20 each and for every $20 you donate, one dollar goes towards breast cancer awareness and breast cancer studies. There is over $1500 worth of product to be won, including one of Billy's surfboards, brand new Oakley sunnies, reef shoes, FCS surf accessories and a whole lot more. Raffle tickets are sold at Raglan Surf Co. and the winner will be drawn on Sunday, May 13 so get in quick! Check out the Givealittle page for more info: https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/billy-stairmandsolympic-world-championship-tour

Billy defended his title in the Open Men's Division of the Rip Curl Pro presented by Corona at Manu Bay over the weekend. Image // Cory / NZ Surfing Magazine

Leef Floral now available at Supervalue

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nge Hardy of Leef floral design now has her flowers displayed and for sale at Supervalue Raglan.

How did you come to have your flowers available at Supervalue? Supervalue was the one place I always wanted to stock with my flowers, and as the saying goes "patience is a virtue". Margaret from Lilypot had been stocking them with her flowers over the past years, and with her doors closing, she recommended my flowers to them unbeknownst to me, which was an incredibly kind gesture and for which I'm very grateful. So, I showed them my work, and here I am. How long have you been working with flowers? What is your general style with flowers? I've been playing around with flowers all my life, from my Mum’s wonderful garden to my late, beautiful Nan’s. And after working as a garden designer in Taupo

for years, when I moved to Raglan about 10 years ago, I decided to follow my dreams to become a florist and did my diplomacy in floristry at Wintec in Hamilton. As for my style, I would be described as anything from ‘rustic to sophisticated’, depending on the occasion/the bride etc. I do have a passion for our amazing foliage in this country (the different greens and textures) and I love to incorporate it in all my work, if and where I can. What can we expect to see available on the Leef stand every week? I want to offer a wide variety of colour and flowers/foliage in my bouquets, keeping them fresh, natural and different. The prices will range from approximately $20 - $40 Do you take orders for Mothers’ day? Yes of course, it's one of the busiest flower days of the year for me (outside of wedding season) and you will be able to purchase my flowers from Supervalue for your special Mum, or contact me on 0273780787.

Ange Hardy from Leef Floral Design with her bouquets at Supervalue.

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Year 7/8 students to walk the length of New Zealand How can you help? Event assistance and sponsorship This is an ambitious event that will really push the students to their limits and when completed, can be considered an enormous accomplishment that they can be proud of. In order to help them reach their target, students will need assistance from our community. Matua Jason is looking for willing people to join the working group to assist with jobs such as: advertising, event management, field setup, marshalling, food/beverages for participants and/ or for sale, and sponsorship to help with food/ beverages. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. If you’re interested in helping, the timeframe to get everything organised is very tight so please get in touch as soon as you can to let Jason know of your willingness to be involved.

Year 7 and 8 students from Raglan Area School will be walking the equivalent of the length of New Zealand to fundraise for new sports equipment.

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fter focusing on the topic of measurement in recent math lessons, Year 7 and 8 Raglan Area School students pondered how many metres, kilometres and/or steps it would take to walk the length of New Zealand.

walking the equivalent of the length of New Zealand with the need to raise funds for new sports equipment. They are calling the event Hikoi Aotearoa 2018. Hikoi Aotearoa will take place on Friday 8 June at the school’s running track from 9am to 3pm. The majority of the distance will be completed by 95 students from the year 7 and 8 classes. Each student will need to complete After discovering that it is about 2000 kilometres, they thought around 65 laps of the athletic track either walking, running or how amazing it would be if they completed such a walk. cycling to reach their target. With encouragement from their teacher, Jason Wairepo, they That’s the equivalent of a half marathon per student. Matua have turned what was just an initial thought and discussion into Jason is also hoping that the rest of the school will get involved Raglan Chronicle 20x3 (11cm wide) a fundraising opportunity where they’ll combine their goal of and help them reach their goal.

Location: Ham & Chartwell

Students will be seeking sponsorship from family and friends. If you’d like to sponsor a student then please contact Jason.

Contact For any enquiries please contact Malcolm Cox, Principal, Raglan Area School or you can email Jason Wairepo, Yr 7/8 Teacher at: jason_wairepo@raglanarea.school.nz

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elcome to the Raglan Netball Club Inc. We are very proud to be able to offer Raglan and the wider areas competition and social netball.

With the vision of never turning children away, this year we have five junior teams and one senior team from year 5-6 to year 13. In previous years, we have been known as Raglan Sports Netball Club. At the end of 2016 we went through the procedure to change it to Raglan Netball Club Inc society. We'd love for you to come support the kids. Please check out our Facebook page for game times.

We kicked off the season with our year 7 to year 13 playing in Hamilton at the Hamilton City Netball centre with great results and positive support. Our season has started with a bang! A very big shout out to all our teams who played on Saturday May 5. Well done to all teams. You are all winners to us regardless of winning or losing. The weather was good and the vibes were positive. Ka pai Raglan. Thank you PGG Wrightson for our NEW drink bottles. As a club we are always looking for sponsorship and team sponsorhip if you'd like to help in anyway please feel free to contact Missy King. We look forward to a great season for all of our teams.

RAGLAN JUNIOR NETBALL RESULTS // 05 MAY

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Karioi Mystics

Loss 81-21

Karioi Orcas

Draw 18-18

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Karioi Fernz

Win 20-11

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Karioi Kiwis

Loss 13-6

Adhere De Veries

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elcome to the Raglan Junior Rugby Club. This year we have seven junior teams from 7th to 13th grade.

We'd love for you to come support the kids, please check out our website www. sporty.co.nz/mooloo for game times. We kicked off the season with home games last weekend.and have a 10-a-side tournament at Hopuhopu 27 May. This year, we have a great team of sponsors and always a big thank you to West Coast Counselling, Alpha Interiors, Raglan Bakery and Direct Tech Ltd. As a club we are always looking for sponsorship and team sponsorship. If you'd like to help in any way please feel free to contact the club on our Raglan Junior Rugby Facebook page. We look forward to a great season for all of our teams.

RAGLAN JUNIOR RUGBY RESULTS // 05 MAY

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7th Grade

Loss 75-80

Noah Thompson

8th Grade

Loss 45-75

J Neels // TOD: W Shadrock

9th Grade

Won 35-15 Hayden Sherlock

10th Grade

Won 105-10

11th Grade

Loss 7-48

12th Grade

Won 48-0 Ivan Waitere TOD: George Loten

13th Grade

Won 59-24 Prelim

Bobby Neels // TOD: Layton Fitch Waitere

Ben Steedman

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RAGLAN JUNIOR SOCCER RESULTS // 05 MAY

untested registration system to enrol all the players, but somehow it all came together for a successful launch to the season this weekend at Papahua - Te Kopua.

A big thanks to everyone involved in the extra complicated juggling act of getting teams together this year. Once again, we're struggling to fit everyone onto the domain with substantial parts of the field still vulnerable to flooding. We were hoping to have some major work done this year but it's not an easy site to work, so this has had to be delayed while a new strategy is developed. Despite losing two years’ worth of players who moved up to youth football in Raglan Area School has two football teams 2018, the junior club is still bursting at the seams with, for unknown reasons, a huge this year with the population bulge of enthusiastic amount of 6-year-old boys arriving this girls born around 2005 helping to create the year! school's first ever female football team.

Team

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Ngaru Wynyard

Seahorses

Loss 7-0

Lydia Hobson

Kinas

Loss 12-0

Sol O'Loughlin

Urchins

Loss 1-3 | Draw 1-1 Olo Beaudry

Barracudas

Won 0-1

Dekan Papa

Anemones

Won 6-2

Zoe Oliver

Dolphins

Draw 2-2

Alisha Baker

Great Whites

Won 2-0 / Loss 0-2

Hammer Heads Won 1-0 / Won2-0 Marlins

Image // Geraldine Burns Big-ups to the huge volunteer effort that has already gone into the club so far and here's hoping for a drier winter than last year!

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Snappers

Won 3-2 / Loss 2-4 Ed Woolston

Mermaids

Draw 1-1

Orcas

Win 7-0

Thresher Sharks Loss 3-5 Tiger Sharks

Riley Pinfold Eli Fischer Caoimhe Meenagh Ella Rawley

Oliver Highway

Loss 0-3 / Loss 0-2 Ethan Stulan

Tsunamis

Draw 1-1

Manoa Beaudry

Whale Tales

Won 6-0 / Won 6-0

Mikki Meyer

Seastars

Won 5-0

Ruby Taggart

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Launch of Kotui and e-collection at Waikato district libraries

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aikato district library users are in for a treat with the installation of a new library management system this month. Customers will see a much more user friendly interface and improvements to our collection.

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Kōtui is a new library management system that a number of other councils around the country use and soon, Waikato district will also be able to reap these benefits. Kōtui will provide a better service for our customers and an integrated system which will mean you can access our collection from the comfort of your own home at any time of the day. “Currently, Waikato district library users can only access physical books during operational hours. You’ve told us that you want to access resources outside of business hours. Kōtui will mean you can do just that – you’ll be able to access a range of books, audio and magazines whenever you want,” Customer Delivery Manager Angela Parquist says. Installing this new software will mean our library systems will be unavailable on 15 and 16 May. We apologise for this inconvenience but you are welcome to still browse the collection and use our spaces over these two

days. Council services will still operate as normal. The new system and e-collection will be launched on 17 May with celebrations taking place at every library site excluding Meremere, who will host their event when they open on 18 May. Exciting events have been planned by our libraries to mark this occasion including musical talent, guest speakers, special Toddler Time sessions, author visits plus much more. Pop along to your local library or give us a call to find out what each site has planned. To celebrate digital access, we’ll also be running a competition with six Samsung tablets up for grabs. Simply join the Waikato District Libraries Facebook group to find out more. We would love for you to join our team in celebrating this exciting new development Waikato District Council Raglan Library: 5pm-8pm: Open mic night from featuring artists of all kinds (music, comedy, poetry and literature). Featuring readings from local authors: Jay Ruka - Huia Come Home; Sarah Johnson - The Bold Ship Phenomenal; Emma Galloway - My Darling Lemon Thyme (TBC) and our very own Merren Tait - The Year of The Fox . The event will also feature an acoustic set by Nicky Keys.


Whaingaroa groups talk biodiversity and Raglan’s growth at field day

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h a i n g a r o a community groups will feature in a Waikato Biodiversity Forum field trip and information day on Friday May 18.

Held at various locations in Raglan, the groups will be discussing their projects in relation to the forum topic - how can we enhance biodiversity in a growing town? Waikato Biodiversity Forum event organiser, Sam McElwee, says the field trip brings together a crosssection of the many Raglan groups involved in a variety biodiversityrelated projects and initiatives to discuss the past, present and future of biodiversity in Whaingaroa. “We all know that Raglan is growing. How can we do this in the best way possible for our environment?” Kopua Beachcare’s Angeline Greensill will begin the day followed by Rangitahi Peninsula

Development’s David Peacocke, Jacqui Bell and Amber Rolling, Fiona Edwards from Whaingaroa Harbour Care, Bexie Towle from Karioi Project, Xtreme Zero Waste relationship manager and founding member Rick Thorpe and Solscape’s chief executive Phil McCabe. An independent voluntary organisation, the Waikato Biodiversity Forum is a partnership between research and management agencies, iwi groups, private landowners, communities and projects that promote native biodiversity in the Waikato region. The field trip starts at 9.15am at the Kokiri Centre and finishes with a results-based group workshop at the Union Church Hall at 3pm. Lunch is provided. Janine Jackson Numbers are limited – to register for the event or to become a forum member, contact Sam at waikatobiodiversity@gmail.com or 0800 246 348. Registrations close 12pm on Friday May 11.

How can we enhance biodiversity in a growing town? Register with event organiser Sam McElwee to take part in this forum to hear what is happening in Raglan. Image // Tracie Heasman.

Recovery with Irma: My story part one Recovery with Irma is a new opinion column with Irma Schutte. Irma supports men and women who are ready to create their own alcohol-free happiness. She offers her clients a holistic and unique approach by combining her experience as a clinic homeopath (British Institute of Homeopathy), certified health coach (Institute for Integrative Nutrition) and recovered addict (sober since July 2015). Her work on holistic addiction recovery, mental health and natural medicine has been featured in popular publications such as Elephant Journal, NZ Women’s Weekly, Sivana East and more.

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ere's the truth…

I had a problem with drinking before I realised I had a drinking problem. Why? Because of the way I felt when I was sober. I lived and breathed a holistic and healthy lifestyle. All except for one thing - alcohol. On the outside, it seemed like I was the poster child for natural medicine and wellbeing. On the inside I was barely keeping it together. I drank... and not just occasionally. I drank daily. I was trying desperately to escape my discomfort and outrun my pain. Wine time was my down time. I knew I needed it to relax and feel better about myself. This awareness always bugged me. Daily life looked something like this - wake up, feel worthless, fuzzy, hungover, go to work, promise myself that tonight I wasn’t going to drink, get to 5pm, give in to the cravings, listen to my excuses, grab a bottle of wine after work, go home, turn on my music, start cooking, finish the bottle before dinner, hide the evidence from my boyfriend, try my best to not look too tipsy when he got

home, eat, have a shower, pass out for a few hours, wake up at 3am with a dry mouth, anxious mind, heavy heart and repeat the ongoing cycle the next day. Throughout the weekends I would drink even more and spend most of my day-time on the couch recovering. This became the longest guilt-trip of my life. I felt lost without alcohol. The idea of not having it was overwhelming and yet wanting to stop was all I could think about. In the end, all it took for me to go from this daily functional ‘takethe-edge-off-alcoholic’ drinking pattern to a hardcore 24/7 drinker was the experience of grief and loss. Without getting into the details, in 2015 my boozy snowball had gotten so big and out of control that I was unable to function. In the final six weeks of my drinking life, I drank from morning to night...just to survive and feel ‘normal'. I never thought it would happen to me, but it did. I had my last drink on 25 July 2015. If I wasn't going to end my relationship with alcohol, it was going to destroy me. Now that I've given up alcohol, I feel like my inner and outer reflections are more aligned. I've one less thing to be ashamed of and I'm learning how to be with it all...the ups and the downs of life without repression or resistance.

A work in progress! Not having alcohol has been the single most important thing I've done to enhance the quality of my life. And I'm nothing special. I'm just like you - someone who wants to feel loved and accepted. Someone who's doing her best to not be so afraid of life and it's uncertainties and unknowns. Next time I’ll share with you what I did to quit and what it takes to enjoy an alcohol-free life. In service always, Irma. www.irmaschutte.com hello@irmaschutte.com 0278902040 *Would you like to share your recovery story or personal journey with depression, anxiety, grief or addiction with our Chronicle readers? Please contact Irma to register your interest. If you are looking to chat to somebody, Raglan has many health professionals available. Contact West Coast Health, the Raglan Community House or Irma to find out what services are available in Raglan and find the best fit for you.

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THURS 10 MAY PARENT SUPPORT GROUP Old School Art Centre, 7-9pm, Parenting with nonviolence support group.

RAGLAN MOVIES AT THE OLD SCHOOL: BREAKER UPPERERS (M). Su 13 May 5.00pm + 7.00pm. Door sales 30 mins before session times.

SUN 13 MAY RAGLAN CREATIVE M A R K E T This Sunday 10 - 2 at the Old School Arts Centre. www. raglanmarket.com.

WED 16 MAY RAGLAN RAMBLERS 9am from Wainui Rd car park next to the fire station: Taitua arboretum.

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Public Notices 60th Diamond Wedding Anniversary Robbie and Pat Morris (AKA “The Paradise Ducks”) Married 10th May 1958, St Aidan’s Church, Hamilton ********************************* Mum and Dad your enduring and deep love for each other is an inspiration to us, your family and friends. You guys still amaze us today… like your namesake “The Paradise Ducks” who mate for life, you have always flown together in the same direction. Dad, your love for fishing was legendary, but your greatest catch by far was Mum. Mum, you always got the choice seat on Dad’s bicycle when he doubled you on the way to school, as your young love was blossoming at 10 years old. We all hope you have a wonderful day reflecting on 60 years of a happy life together, with many more anniversaries to come. From your loving family Debra, Scott, Danielle, Jarryd, Kieran *********************************

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Big Views at the Top of Town Enjoy unbeatable large views and watch amazing sunsets over Raglan’s bar, harbour & the township from this centrally located spacious home with low maintenance grounds. Spanning over 3 levels this home has a timeless style soaking up 270° prime water views to the north from the living areas & master bedroom. The huge basement area can fit 3 cars & currently is set up as an entertaining area: polished native timber bar & pool table included. Auction 1pm Saturday 12th May, LJ Hooker office, 25 Bow St, Raglan.

Across the Harbour Nestled in a quiet culdesac across the Raglan harbour awaits this classic rustic home in a native bush setting. Built in the early 2000’s, the dwelling has 2 bedrooms with wardrobes, a cute kitchen and the lounge opens out to a back deck to enjoy tranquil views of the trees and the active bird life. A good sized basement garage big enough for a vehicle also contains the laundry and a 3rd room The waterfront can be accessed within a minutes walk and the all tide Te Akau boat ramp is located approximately 400m away. This place has huge potential with a little TLC and your personal touches.

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Upper Wainui Wonderland Almost 2 acres, close to the surf and less than 5 minutes from town with views of the ocean, harbour, town, countryside and Karioi. This 8 year old home is double glazed and north facing with a spacious, open plan living area opening to a deck on the northern side and a large, covered deck at the rear. With 3 double bedrooms, master with ensuite and walk in robe, plus double garage and an office or sleep out. A huge area of flat land surrounds the house for the kids to kick a ball and for you to park any number of vehicles or the boat. Call Chrissy for more information.

Sweet Serenity This gorgeous property is truly something special and is sure to take your breath away. Offering spectacular 360° views of the valley from every window. Presented in immaculate condition the home offers 4 bdrms, 2 bthrms & internal access dble gge. Downstairs is a newly built semi-self contained flat. The 5974m² of land has been lovingly developed, planted and landscaped like no other, the hard work is ALL done! The fully fenced section has something for everyone with vege gardens, fruit trees, chicken coop and goat paddock! It is impossible to describe how stunning this property really is, so come and see for yourself.

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33 Whaanga Road

Lot 1 Cornes Road, Te Mata

Affordable Whale Bay Escape Be quick to grab this immaculate home located only mins to the surf. In an elevated position the modern dwelling enjoys gorgeous ocean views & a sunny, sheltered aspect. The 800m² section features low maintenance landscaped gardens and includes a new concrete drive, meaning all the hard work’s done! However, the rear of the section offers even bigger water views & has potential for further development. Handy under house workshop and storage space. You won’t get better value in Whale Bay!

Valleys, Views and All Day Sun Located on a quiet no exit road overlooking green pastures and enjoying rural valley views sits this 9000m2 lifestyle block opportunity. Only 15 mins drive from the conveniences of Raglan township, you would think you are a world away with the peace and tranquillity this area offers. The property has a big view of Mt Karioi, slopes to the north and a small patch of native bush on the boundary adding character. Electricity to be installed at the boundary, although with the all day sun on the building platform it would lend itself nicely to solar energy too. No building covenants. STT.

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$799,000 Stephen O’Byrne - 021 969 848 sobyrne.raglan@ljh.co.nz Sunday 2 - 2:30pm ljhooker.co.nz/1WJHFG

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$295,000 Kyle Leuthart - 021 903 309 kleuthart.raglan@ljh.co.nz ljhooker.co.nz/1YAHFG

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102b Greenslade Road

Lot 2 Cornes Road, Te Mata

Home and Income Near the Beach This is quite simply a lovely home in a charming & peaceful setting overlooking attractive native bush with views out to the harbour. Featuring a 3 bdrm, 2 bthrm contemporary split level home with a fully self contained stylish downstairs unit, perfect for holiday accommodation, a BnB or ideal for guests or family staying over. The unit also has its own private deck to overlook the low maintenance landscaped gardens from which a path leads directly to the water’s edge.

Peaceful Karioi Views - No Covenants Located on a quiet no exit road overlooking green pastures and enjoying rural valley views sits Lot 2 an 8000m2 lifestyle block opportunity. Only 15 mins drive from the conveniences of Raglan township, you would think you are a world away with the peace and tranquillity this area offers. The property has a big view of Mt Karioi, slopes to the north and a small patch of native bush on the boundary adding character. Electricity to be installed at the boundary, although with the all day sun on the building platform it would lend itself nicely to solar energy too. No building covenants. STT.

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NOW $935,000 Kyle Leuthart - 021 903 309 kleuthart.raglan@ljh.co.nz ljhooker.co.nz/1X7HFG

$295,000 Kyle Leuthart - 021 903 309 kleuthart.raglan@ljh.co.nz ljhooker.co.nz/1YEHFG

Robbie Regnier

Darryl Hawkins

Chrissy Cox

Matt Sweetman

Kyle Leuthart

Michelle O’Byrne

Stephen O’Byrne

Sandra Bowditch

021 952 271

027 290 6675

027 287 1804

021 624 826

021 903 309

021 969 878

021 969 848

021 751 759

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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.

LJ Hooker Raglan (07) 825 7170 • 16 RAGLAN Chronicle

25-27 Bow Street , Raglan • George Boyes & Co Limited Licensed Real Estate Agent REAA 2008

Raglan Chronicle  

10 May 2018

Raglan Chronicle  

10 May 2018

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