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13th October 2016 - Issue #515




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Kelly Gifford: The familiar face of Kelly Gifford will be missed at this upcoming Agricultural Group day. Full story on page 3.

Dear Editor I have become a bit of a wandering gypsy on Sunday mornings. Twice recently I have intended to go to Church of the Latter Day Saints but ended up at Surfside, (the best attended Church I have visited in Raglan). But my home Church seems to be the Union Church. I am particularly fond of the disorganised procedure. It feels more human than over ritualised services. Life is full of the unexpected I hope I am not offending other congregations - each to his or her own. Some bias towards Union might come from the positive feedback I got from parishioners there, regarding my letters. One suggestion was that I write about women and their ways. However, I pointed out that the Chronicle is sensitive to any hint of impropriety so I have become cautious on this matter. But to get to a more serious topic; the whole business of Faith is quite odd when you think about it. Why do we believe,

despite any concrete evidence, of anything beyond the basic scientific picture of birth, life and death like any other animal. We could refer to the Bible story which is the basis of Faith. Who wrote it and how reliable are their sources? We have to admit that there is no hard evidence. There is just a feeling (or not) that there is more to human life than scientific facts explains. Apart from the occasional reports of miracles there is no evidence. It's like falling in love, and even that is not always enduring. It's all a matter of faith. Next week: Lady legs (just joking). Ian McKissak Raglan




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Kelly doing what he did best at a recent agricultural day.


he familiar face of Kelly Gifford will be missing at the Agricultural Group Day in Te Uku this weekend, but there’ll be a new award in recognition of the man who passed on his passion for the annual event to generations of school children. The special ribbon will honour the work of the longtime local, who recently passed away, in ensuring the “very stringent” standards that govern the Raglan Boys and Girls Agricultural Group – now in its eighth decade – are continuing to be met. “Kelly did so much each year,” fellow organiser and Raglan Area School teacher Sue Brown told the Chronicle of Kelly's remarkable ability to relate to children caring for pet calves, goats and lambs who have kept the country tradition alive. Sue described him as a “quiet, loyal, steadfast” supporter of what’s commonly called Calf Club, first through his own

children and grandchildren and then with all the keen young pupils with competing farm animals from the district’s four schools. Te Uku, Te Mata and Waitetuna have this week each held their own Calf Club days in the lead up to Saturday’s official Group Day in which the best of the best will be judged. Kelly – who was a one-time judge himself and patron of the group – would be sorely missed, said Sue. She would always breath a sigh of relief many a time when he would quietly turn up on the field to help, even when he was into his 80s. “He kept us (the team of organisers) sorted.” A stringent set of rules have to be upheld. “He’d make sure our measurements were correct in setting up the calf and lamb pens, and that the flow between events happened as it should.” Well before any judging, however, Kelly visited the local schools to instruct participants in the proper care and preparation of their pets. “It’s quite a procedure to get your animal ready,” Sue adds.

So while the Gifford Family Cup will be presented as always on Group Day for the overall and supreme champion calf, the new ribbon this Saturday – to be presented by a member of Kelly’s family – will acknowledge a child that has shown a particular passion or bond for their pet. As Kelly’s daughter Maree Yorston, another longtime stalwart of Calf Club, says of the ribbon to honour her father’s work: “It’s to show the love for the animal … that’s what he had.” Local school principals also acknowledged the work that Kelly has done over the decades at a recent meeting about the Agricultural Group Day. “Kelly was a very special man,” summed up Te Mata principal Pam Quirke. “His contribution to our communities was really beautiful.” Edith Symes Raglan Boys and Girls Agricultural Group Day will be held at Te Uku School Saturday October 15 at 10am. There will be food stalls run by the fundraising committee.

Trust won't be building community-owned medical facility


est Coast Health Charitable Trust will no longer be building a $3 million communityowned healthcare facility as a plan change sees West Coast Health clinic building the facility independently. Trust chairperson Fiona Edwards says the trust had secured a site, drawn up building plans and received positive support from various organisations to be involved in the development of one large multipurpose medical facility in Raglan but then West Coast Health made the decision to go independent with a developer. “Things happen, you have to be philosophical about these things. Everybody did it with the best of intentions,” says Fiona. “It’s a timeframe thing. If they had more time … we were taking too long, they needed to know it was going to happen.” It had been hoped to have the building completed by 2018. The trust needed to fundraise close to $3 million for Project Build It, which would have seen a wide range of healthcare services, including West Coast Health, district health

board nurses, midwives, and a pharmacy, under one roof. It was also hoped that the medical centre would become accredited to provide training for health professionals, and thereby encourage more doctors, nurses, physiotherapist, pharmacists and other health professionals to work rurally. The idea behind having a communityowned medical centre was that the community could charge health professionals an affordable rent in return for quality service and low-cost patient fees. It had been hoped that the proposed model would become the way of the future for other rural communities in New Zealand. “We just couldn’t bring the deal together,” says Fiona. In November last year, the trust had pledges for $855,000 towards the project. “The money was pledged so not in our bank accounts.” Banks had approved loans for the development, Fiona says. The trust had secured a site on the corner of Bow St and Wi Neera St after its offer for a property in Wallis St, across the road from West Coast Health, was turned down. It is

understood that West Coast Health has since bought this property and will build a new clinic there. Fiona says the trust has had to renege on the Bow St site. She says there is no ill feeling towards the medical centre. They are amazing and do an amazing job, she says. West Coast Health Charitable Trust was set up to support the Prime (Primary Response in Medical Emergency) service, which ended in March because it didn’t have enough volunteers, and to support projects that would provide low-cost healthcare solutions to Raglan residents. “The vision and direction of our trust remains the same and we will keep working to provide options for after-hours medical assistance in the community,” says Fiona. “We would like to acknowledge the wonderful support and contributions we have received from the community and volunteer groups.” West Coast Health practice manager Michelle Meenagh says the clinic will release a statement at a later date relating to its future plans. Inger Vos

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Animal Health Column For Raglan People + their Pets



itten season is just around the corner, when all the animal rescue shelters get an overwhelming influx of kittens, stray and feral, some dumped and abandoned.

rehoming of such great numbers of cats and kittens throughout this “prolific breeding season”, and with even the most dedicated shelters some kittens do not receive the second chance they deserve. To put a halt to this vicious cycle, there are certain things These kittens are in that we, as responsible cat various states of health, many of which have fleas, worms owners, can do. De-sexing of your own and other parasites and cat cats (male and female) is flu. All are un-neutered and a crucial. Not only does delarge number are completely sexing help immensely in terrified of human contact. reducing the numbers stray/ The majority of these cats and kittens are forced to fend for feral/unwanted kittens in our community, but themselves from a very young there are many health and age, so are often found in a state of complete starvation. behaviour benefits that go Since January 2016, we have along with early neutering. FACT: Female kittens had 56 kittens through our can get pregnant as early as doors already. Each kitten 4 months of age! We must as that is adopted is de-sexed, a community work towards vaccinated, given flea and this whopping worm treatments, treated for reducing health issues contracted prior number of unwanted cats/ to arrival at the clinic, as kittens, and neutering is the well as microchipped and ear place to start. If cost is an issue, it can be as simple as tattooed. A small fee is required for putting $15 aside each week the rehoming of these animals for 8 weeks (as an example). Not all foods are created equal so make sure your pet getsare the best diet possible! There also many to cover the costs of treatment As vets we cannot emphasise enough the importance of good nutrition for your organisations that are ofoften through Animal pet, to ensurethe goodStray health. Diets need to be tailored to the specific needs your Fund, which runa healthy solelylife. on able to help towards the cost pet to ensure theyislead of the surgery. For further donations. There are many reasons why you should consider feeding your pet with pet food Animal rescue shelters information, please contact purchased from your vet. struggle with the care and our clinic to speak to a nurse.

Big welcome at hospital and rest home open day ongtime locals Murray and L Margaret Gibb, left, turned down the chocolates on offer at the door but still had a big welcoming party when they showed up at Raglan Hospital & Rest Home’s open day last weekend. There to meet them were carers Stephanie Collis and Jessica Lin, centre, along with owner of 11 years John Song and new manager Cherry McFarlane, who commutes

from Hamilton but who’s open to relocating here. Saturday’s visitors to the hospital and rest home in Manukau Rd got a guided tour around the 63-yearold facility, which was initially a maternity hospital and then a trust hospital and rest home before going into private ownership, It recently underwent a $1.5 million extension and can now house 36 residents. The facility offers long term, short term and respite care, and has extensive decking with harbour

views, gardening projects on the go and a barbecue for social occasions. The kitchen not only supplies the meals for its 20-something residents but also has volunteers deliver Meals on Wheels daily throughout the community. Building relationships with the families of residents is a big part of the manager’s job, Cherry told the Chronicle. A move to rest home living goes hand in hand with “all sorts of emotions”, she concedes. “But my door is always open.” Edith Symes

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Birth Aotearoa's H ome national hui is being hosted in Raglan this weekend. The national hui represents an opportunity to celebrate, promote and support homebirth.

Homebirthing honours the strength and intelligence of women and their families to birth safely and naturally at home. Many babies have been safely born at home under Karioi’s watchful gaze, and there are generations of homebirthing families in our community's midst! Home Birth Aotearoa has members from all

over the country. The national hui is held in spring, and its main purpose is to share knowledge and inspiration from homebirthing families, midwives and anyone in the home community who has an interest. There is an open potluck meal happening on Friday, October 14 at 5.30pm at the Bible Camp, 578 Wainui Rd. This is for all Raglan people who love and support homebirth, or are otherwise interested, to come together and share stories over good kai. Locals are also able to attend the hui but places are limited anyone keen on coming please email

The national hui follows tikanga Māori principles and includes a kei a wai ceremony to open, and times for korero from attendees. Local midwives and women will have opportunities to share some of the inspirational work they are doing to support whānau in birthing their babies in a way that is safe, healthy and culturally strengthening for each family. The day starts with breakfast at 8am. More info is available on the Waikato Home Birth Association Facebook page, or email Waikato@ to register. Karin Bettley, Midwife

Work by young artists go under the hammer for good cause

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work can cause a bidding war.

Let’s Grow is holding its third annual art auction at Rock-it on Saturday with some 30-40 pieces going under the hammer. Let’s Grow owner Aaron Zaini says last year a dream catcher created by the kids was auctioned off for

about $350, and a mother who wanted to buy her own child’s artwork got outbid by someone else. The art auction is held as a fundraiser to give back to the community. This year the proceeds will go to the Raglan Volunteer Fire Brigade. “We like to give back to the community,” says Aaron. “The job those guys do (the firefighters), it’s priceless really. It takes a special kind of person to do that job and they don’t always get the recognition they deserve.” Last year’s proceeds of about $2000 went to the Raglan Toy Library. Aaron says the big item up for auction this year is a large Viking boat made from cardboard. “It’s really cool.” Other items include masks and portraits, and the all work is currently on display in Rock-it. Aaron says Let’s Grow’s teachers and assistants are all really

encouraging of the children and their artwork, and many are artistic in their own right. Simon Willisson used to make movie sets and has worked with stars such as Tom Cruise. “He has a good eye. That’s why we have such a cool playground.” As for the 100 or so children on the books at Let’s Grow, they love creating the art and attending the auction. “It’s a real family event,” says Aaron. “The kids love it, they have a really good time.” The auctioneer on Saturday is Julie White from Ray White Real Estate Raglan. The event, which is open to the community, is at 3pm at Rock-it Cafe, with the auction beginning at 3pm. Everyone and their wallets are invited. Who knows, you might bag yourself a real investment piece – and it’s all for a good cause. Inger Vos

Raglan Coconut Yoghurt scoops another award

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awards for their yoghurt after winning the Micro Business of the Year Award in the Waikato Business Awards. Tesh Randall and Seb Walter, co-founders and owners of Raglan Coconut Yoghurt, found out last week that they had won their third award, although the official awards night isn’t until November. Last year the couple won the Gourmet Award at the NZ Food Awards and the Bite People's Choice Award.

Tesh says she and Seb were stoked to win the Micro Business of the Year Award because they were told that there were about 66 entries in that category. The award recognises excellence in organisations with an annual turnover of up to and including $1 million per year, and which have “achieved overall significant growth or performance as a result of effective planning and delivery”. Tesh says they had to answer an extensive list of questions and then, once shortlisted, two judges came out to Raglan to interview them in their kitchen, check out the facilities and taste the yoghurt.

“They seemed really impressed with what we’ve created, and loved the taste of the yoghurt, so we had our fingers crossed.” Tesh and Seb were one of two Waikato Business Awards winners announced at FMG Stadium in Hamilton last week, with the remaining award winners to be announced at the official Awards Gala Night in Hamilton on November 4. They won four tickets to the awards as part of their prize, and also the production of a professional video about their business. Tesh says winning awards helps get recognition. “People see it in the paper or magazine and think hmm, maybe I'll need to try that! It also adds more credibility to our brand and is fantastic marketing for Raglan as a foodie destination and entrepreneurial hub.” The couple moved into a new kitchen at the old Bow Street Motors premises earlier this year after outgrowing the Old School Arts Centre’s commercial kitchen. “The new kitchen has been great,” says Tesh. “We had to build another chiller unit a couple of months ago to keep up with demand and now we lease the whole building, not half.” Raglan Coconut Yoghurt employs eight part-time and two fulltime staff. “We are pretty busy at the moment but still finding time for the occasional beach walk or surf so all is well.” Raglan Coconut Yoghurt is also a sponsor of KASM’s fight against Trans-Tasman Resources’ bid to mine the seabed off the Taranaki coast. As ocean lovers, Tesh and Seb are pledging to donate 50 cents from every big jar of yoghurt sold throughout October. “It's our bestselling product so we're hoping to raise around $2500.” Inger Vos

Some of the artwork on display at Rock-it.

Bohemian Gypsy opens on Bow St

Three Little Birds has migrated from their end of Bow St home to a new nest just up the road, now called Bohemian Gypsy. Situated between Trade Aid and Roll Up, Bohemian Gypsy hosted an opening night party this past Friday, where they showed off the newly remodelled space. Tony, owner of Three Little Birds and the newly established Bohemian Gypsy worked with Saras, who played a key role in guiding the artistic direction of the new shop. The past few months have been spent painting and moving into the space, bringing a fresh new look to the friendly Bow St block. The pair had help from the community in prepping the shop, including some assistance from the talented Campbell of XZW, and a pair of French elves who showed up in the knick of time to help Tony and Saras finish the shop for Friday’s big opening. Not only did they provide some helping hands, but the pair played some bohemian inspired music throughout the opening. The newly expanded shop can be accessed through two entrances now: the front of Bohemian Gypsy in Bow Street and the Three Little Birds entrance found in Volcolm Lane, through the Roll Up yard. Tony is excited to offer the new concept of Bohemian Gypsy to the community and travellers alike. Bohemian Gypsy will feature upcycled pieces, handmade items and eclectic pieces from all around the world. Three Little Birds will continue in its original form, highlighting locally handmade pieces. Karamea Puriri

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Five easy ways to kick start yourself into shape • Replace heavier root vegetables with lighter, green, leafier vegetables. Green plants contain high amounts of chlorophyll (a natural detoxifier) and magnesium (good for sugar cravings) and their bitter taste helps with digestion. Now is the time of year to start planting your greens so when it comes to salads you’ll be able to pick some fresh leaves straight out of the garden. Gardening has an added bonus of getting you outside - increasing

your Vitamin D levels while providing physical activity. • Take herbs such as milk thistle or dandelion that support your liver. Optimum liver function is important to help you metabolise food efficiently and increase energy levels and feelings of wellbeing. • If you find that you are craving sweet things, magnesium and chromium might be important minerals for you. Both are involved in blood sugar regulation. • Drink 2-3 cups of green tea a day. Green tea has been shown to help increase metabolism as well as being a potent anti-oxidant. Our summer tea is a pleasant tasting tea that contains green tea and other cleansing and blood sugar regulating herbs. • Make the most of the longer days and get out and do some exercise before and/or after work! The Herbal Dispensary

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Sundaise: Small community Update on Freedom festival making a big noise Camping Bylaw

The Freedom Camping Bylaw 2016 was adopted by the Waikato District Council at its meeting last month and will come into force on Monday.

As summer makes its approach, so too does the buzz around summer festivals. With a whole bunch of Raglan talent taking part in the Sundaise festival, check out what's on offer! Sundaise, located on private farmland in the Waikino Valley, Karangahake Gorge, Waikato, is one of the few festivals around to maintain a core vision to stay small yet retain the same high-quality production standards expected of an international event. Raglan involvement includes the likes of DJs Jamin-i and Dubsonic as well as the creative duo of Tracey Beschelt and Tim Turner with their prop and set design. “We only sell 1000 tickets so it’s big enough to be exciting but small enough to connect with people,” explains creative director, Rachael Stanway. “What I love most about creating this event is connecting people and helping people create connections with each other.” The three-day family-friendly event, to be held March 10-12, is a festival of music, arts

and sustainability, offering a full programme of performances, installations, a kids’ zone and workshops focused on these central themes. However, it is the styling which makes Sundaise truly unique and sought after on the festival circuit. “My styling is eclectic, bohemian and a little bit quirky,” says Rachael. “We have different stages and areas to the festival so I have the bigger picture in mind in terms of visuals, lighting and the event styling - I use a lot of lamps and other vintage props.” Sundaise 2017 is already shaping up to be the high quality, arty event that many stumbled across for the first time in 2015. Established in 2011, next year’s event promises to have even more hands-on workshops, more creativity and more music collaboration than ever before. The BYO event also includes free camping, with many visitors taking the opportunity to swim in the river running through the property during their stay or explore the nearby bushland and native tracks. Rachael Stanway

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The old Chronicle office. Image Thanks to: Ken Hansen -

The Raglan Chronicle will be operating from a new space above the Good Times store in Wainui Rd from this coming Monday. The current owners of the Chronicle, Dave and Jacqui Smith, took over the paper from Stephen Frew in 2006 when it was run from the office in front of Bow St Motors. It was

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then moved to the current space next to the laundromat about a year later. The Chronicle team is looking forward to entering a brand new space as we also look to change up some of our existing services. If you are having issues getting in contact during the transition period, the best way to get in touch would be via email to:

Freedom camping is permitted on any council-controlled land unless it is prohibited or restricted. The bylaw prohibits freedom camping in Raglan’s CBD, Wainui Rd, at the Raglan Wharf, Lorenzen Bay Rd, Sunshine Rise, Greenslade Rd, Riria Kereopa Memorial Drive, From 2 Cliff St to 1 Puriri St, Kopua Domain, Ngarunui Beach Reserve, Earles Pl, Tohoro Cl and Calvert Rd in Whale Bay, and the Manu Bay reserve and surrounding area. It is also prohibited in Papanui Point car park, Swann Access Rd, Ruapuke Beach Rd and Bridal Veil Falls car park. Freedom camping is only permitted in a vehicle that has been designed for camping and which has a toilet that is secure and in working order. WDC general manager customer

support Sue Duignan said there would be patrolling of prohibited areas in the summer period to ensure compliance with the bylaw. There is a $200 fine for those who break the rules. “Waikato District Council plans to take a proactive approach and will focus on educating people about the freedom camping rules in our district – this will include informing the relevant associations so that travellers are aware of where they can and can’t camp.” Ms Duignan said the bylaw could be reviewed and changed but any changes would have to go through a special consultative process. “The special consultative process requires council to advertise and seek submissions on the changes that are being proposed.” Outgoing Raglan Ward councillor Clint Baddeley warned the community board at its last meeting that there would be repercussions surrounding the limitations on freedom camping in and around Raglan. Inger Vos

Opinions of a Raglan Moaner A Raglan moaner recently found fame on Stuff when the news website published his rant on the Raglan Moaners Club Facebook page, called Ten Rules for Hipsters Travelling to Raglan this Summer. His “violent” views attracted a lot of other moaners and TVNZ, who he turned down for an interview. LEE KNIGHT, who is not a “Kiwi yocal”, explains himself to the Raglan Chronicle. The article was written during a night shift when the free view box had cut out due to a storm. I was as usual having a laugh at the mindless cretins on various social media sites and enjoying the badly spelled death threats and appalling grip of knowledge about world affairs and politics. The Raglan Moaners site is a perfect way for idiots like myself to blow off some steam and not worry that someone is going to threaten to kill me or make bizarre racist/sexist accusations that are completely irrelevant to what was written in the first place. I grew up reading Viz comics and 2000 AD. I still get my laughs from water blasting swear words on driveways and decking. At the age of 8 I was severely reprimanded at school for defacing a Ladybird book of Jesus by drawing a large willy on him and putting a pipe in his mouth. My list of things to do against hipsters (yes, probably a poor choice of words) who visit Raglan carries a serious message even if the methods are illegal and unpopular in some societies (the Philippines, Russia and Syria are exceptions). The rules simply imply don't be a dick. Don't litter, don't defecate in bushes where people walk or run sports events, don't rip off the community, don't be a thoughtless asshole in a busy shop, use your common sense in and around the town and especially when driving. I’m lucky enough to work in Raglan

so my travelling to and fro from beyond is limited yet still I witness or encounter poor to catastrophic driving. I once pulled a young man out of car wreck in Okete Rd who appeared to have scalped himself and was the victim of his own stupidity in a very powerful car probably paid for by his mummy and daddy; and recently I was in a queue of over 22 cars behind a van whose driver was oblivious to absolutely everything, even a carload of blokes who waved at him, non aggressively, in an attempt to get him to pull over and let others pass. The road from Dinsdale can be a nightmare if you are stuck behind people who don't know the road. A story in the Chronicle, years ago, blamed elderly people from England for holding up traffic but it’s probably a mix of every nationality and a few homegrown types. The simple message is use your mirrors, pull over when you see more than a few cars behind you. Don’t speed up to 100kmh on the straights then ram the brakes on so hard in the corners that you cause whiplash to the poor unfortunate sod driving behind you. Perhaps turn off the auto-tuned crap or acoustic drivel about sunsets, big waves and feelings and concentrate on the people behind you. Either way, the drive in and out of Raglan can resemble Fury Road at certain times. That stretch of highway doesn't need any further contributions to the hellish stupidity that already takes place seven days a week. So Raglan Moaners Club got some fame. We might be judged as a town that wishes nothing but harm and ill-feeling towards the bearded, man-bun types that visit but those doing the judging are unlikely to have much of a sense of humour and probably find James Cordner amusing. As for the flame-thrower comment – that’s not going to happen this year, anyway. It’s busted and there’s no way I can afford to get it fixed for 12 months at least.

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1 Langley Place, Raglan Bush Baby Kiwi bach or first time home, this property provides the opportunity to climb onto the property ladder. Located in a quiet cul-desac with nearby Lorenzen Bay, a few minutes walk to the waterfront, this character cottage has real potential sitting on a freehold title of 817m². Relax on the sunny sheltered deck with the peaceful native bush outlook and surrounds. Viewing by appointment only.

For Sale $450,000 Contact Michelle O’Byrne - 021 969 878 Stephen O’Byrne - 021 969 848 Email View




135 Riria Kereopa Memorial Drive All Set For Summer Situated directly across the road from Raglan’s Ocean Beach, fully furnished, two bedroom beach bach with rumpus area. A large flat site at the front of this north facing house provides plenty of room for tents, boats, parking. Situated on 825m² of Maori leasehold land with 24 years remaining on the lease. Currently a successful book a bach earning a gross annual income of approximately $21,000.00. Motivated vendor.


13 Wainamu Road, Raglan

Ocean Beach Bach For Sale $235,000

Contact Chrissy Cox - 027 287 1804 Stephen O’Byrne - 021 969 848 Email

For Sale By negotiation Contact Stephen O’Byrne - 021 969 848 Michelle O’Byrne - 021 969 878 Email View



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This two bedroom home or bach has plenty of space for entertaining with a large deck which creates great indoor/outdoor flow. There is one bedroom upstairs & the basement provides a large rumpus room for overflow in addition to underhouse storage. Views of the inner harbour, with Te Akau as a backdrop. This property offers an ever changing playground for lovers of watersports, boaties, kitesurfers and fisherfolk. Located minutes from Raglan Township. Situated on 809m² of Maori Leasehold land with 24 years remaining on lease. Viewing by appointment only.

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18 Nau Mai Road Raglan Industrial Zoned Land & Building Prime developed site located on the main Raglan to Hamilton State Highway 23, only several minutes from Raglan township. Total area of 1.0047ha, featuring a new Total Span shed 20 x 7 x 3, 140m². The platform has been compacted, levelled and prepared for building. This site has very good road visibility for those looking for a site with public profile. A wide range of industrial activities and uses are permitted in the Nau Mai development. For Sale $470,000+ gst (if any) Contact Stephen O’Byrne - 021 969 848 Michelle O’Byrne - 021 969 878 Email View

Commercial Land 1 Bankart Street Rare Commercial Zoned Section This prime site could be the untapped potential you have been waiting for. 565m² commercially zoned section suitable for retail and apartments. Ideal for a multi level building and there are views of the harbour and waves of the bar from a potential upper storey. Conveniently located on the entrance to Raglan’s main street with excellent profile and traffic visibility.




9 East Street

Be In By Christmas Deadline 1.11.16 unless sold prior Contact Stephen O’Byrne - 021 969 848 Michelle O’Byrne - 021 969 878 Email

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By negotiation Kyle Leuthart - 021 903 309


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This much loved family home of 17 years is now available for a new owner to enjoy. With commanding views from almost every room this home is something special. Recently painted exterior and a new roof the home comprises of 3 bedrooms, open plan living, a large north facing deck a large single garage plus workshop, there really is something for everyone. Conveniently located within easy walking distance to town, this fantastic home is great buying! Get in quick, this one won’t last long contact Stephen 021 969 848 or Michelle 021 969 878.

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SAT 15 OCT Raglan Boys and Girls Agricultural Group day will be held at Te Uku School, 10am. Food stall by fundraising committee JOIN THE RAGLAN CLUB $25 per year $500 accumulating draw every Friday Live entertainment most Fridays Left Hand Break Restaurant – Excellent meals at . reasonable prices (group bookings welcome). Pool, darts, snooker gaming, indoor/ outdoor bowls & TAB Family Friendly plus BBQ area Big Screen Courtesy Vans Wed to Sun from 4pm.

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WED 19 OCT RAGLAN RAMBLERS 9am from Wainui Rd car park next to the fire station, Windfarm, bring lunch.

Raglan MOVIES at the Old School


SCREENING in OCTOBER ______________________

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Mystery thriller starring EMILY BLUNT

R16 Violence, offensive language, sex scenes, content may disturb 112 mins.

Saturday 15th 8.00 4.30 Sunday 16th Sunday 16th 7.15


DAVID BRENT – LIFE ON THE ROAD RICKY GERVAIS comedy M Offens lang., sexual refs, content may offend 96 mins

Saturday 15th 5.30 Sunday 23rd 4.30 Sunday 23rd 7.00


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For Hire BOUNCY CASTLE for Hire: Great entertainment for the kids, call Vicki 8257575.

FRI 14 OCT @ YOT CLUB DJs Rayner and Gotta. Techno all night long. Free entry.

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Public Notices WE’VE MOVED! The Chronicle has moved! Find us next door to our old office, above Good Times. YOU DON’T HAVE TO BLOW OUT SOMEONE ELSE’S CANDLE IN ORDER FOR YOUR CANDLE TO SHINE BRIGHTER Raglan Violence Prevention and Awareness

SAT 15 OCT @ YOT CLUB DJ Naram, MC SK Simian, MC Imon Star, DJ Red Robin. Australasia’s top digital dub reggae, dance hall acts. $10, from 8pm.

Courses, classes & workshops FREE CV WRITING SERVICE - Career Tree @ Raglan Community House. Fridays 9:3012. 825 8142.

SPRING INTO LIFE WITH THE RAGLAN LIGHT EXERCISE GROUP. Established 20 years ago. Sessions Mon and Thurs 10am till 11.00am. St Peters Church Hall. Bow Street. Everybody is most welcomed to attend.*Ad sponsored by RC

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SOLSCAPE HOME GARDEN WORKSHOP SERIES 4 workshops designed to inspire you to get your gardens cranking out organic goodness. Workshop 1 - Sat 15th Oct 10am-1pm - Transform lawn space to productive garden bed. Cost $25 or $80 for series. Register at Solscape 825 8268 or

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Know what you are doing. Maritime VHF Radio Operators Certificate Saturday 5th November from 9am – 3pm. Cost $116.

HOME BIRTH AOTEAROA Home Birth Aotearoa’s National Hui is being hosted in Raglan this weekend. The national hui represents an opportunity celebrate, promote and support homebirth. Homebirthing honors the strength and intelligence of women, and their families, to birth safely and naturally at home. Many babies have been safely born at home under Karioi’s watchful gaze, and there are generations of homebirthing families in our community’s midst! Home Birth Aotearoa has members from all over the country. The National Hui is held in Spring, and its main purpose is to share knowledge and inspiration from homebirthing families, midwives and anyone in the home community who has an interest. There is an open potluck meal happening on Friday the 14th of Oct, 5.30pm at the Bible Camp, 578 Wainui Rd. This is for all Raglan people, who love and support homebirth, or are otherwise interested, to come together and share stories over good kai. Locals are also able to attend the Hui, but places are limited - anyone keen on coming please email . The National Hui is follows tikanga Māori principles, and includes a kei a wai ceremony to open, and times for korero from attendees. Local midwives and women will have opportunities to share some of the inspirational work they are doing to support whānau in birthing their babies in a way that is safe, healthy and culturally strengthening for each family. The day starts with breakfast at 8am. More info available on the Waikato Home Birth Association FB page, or email to register. - Karin Bettley, Midwife (RM)

Contact 0800 40 80 90 or go to maritime-vhf-radio-operator-certificate to enrol online.

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RAGLAN JUNIOR SOCCER CLUB AGM. Wednesday 26th October 2016 7.30pm RAS staff room. All welcome, committee members are required for the 2017 season.

R A G L A N H O R T I C U LT U R A L S O C I E T Y Next meeting Tuesday 18th October at 1:00pm in the Church Hall, Stewart Street. Floral Art Vase of Flowers, Interest Table, Dolls and Toys, Garden Question Time with local gardeners. Normal competition programme, display table, sales table, raffles. All welcome.


- Peace and tranquility -Surfing, fishing, bush walks - Cabins, powered sites, tent sites PH 07 825 6800

Easter Trading Policy

Do you want shops to open on Easter Sunday? We want to know what you think about shops being open on Easter Sunday. Due to a recent change in legislation councils can now develop a policy that could allow shops to open on Easter Sunday. If developed, the policy would allow shops in the Waikato district to open but it would not be able to specify any criteria or restrictions, such as types of shops, hours or purposes. To have your say you can fill in a quick survey online at by 31 October.

RAGLAN MOUNTAIN BIKING CLUB’S AGM will be held on Tuesday the 25th of October, not Thursday the 27th. 7.30pm at the fire station. All welcome. WANTED NEW LOCAL ARTISTS @ MATAPIHI ART GALLERY Join our Artist run gallery, sell your art & enjoy an amazing space. Contact: Rob 0210 8157 093 Ardré 027 245 2115

Grass Verges Policy

Waikato District Council has adopted the Grass Verges Policy Bylaw 2016. This policy will come into effect on 1 October 2016. The Policy applies to all residential properties in urban areas within the 50km/h areas only of the district. Under the Policy, maintenance of a grass verge is the responsibility of the adjacent property owner. An exemption to the Policy will be considered if by way of age, illness or condition of the verge the property owner is unable to undertake maintenance. Those who feel they fit the exemption criteria will need to apply by filling out an exception form. Forms are available online at G J Ion Chief Executive


FRI 14 OCT RAGAN CLUB INC Variety Bash Disco from 7.30pm. Public welcome. Come dressed in your 70’s outfit and win prizes!

PUBLIC NOTICE of application for on-licence Section 101, Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. Rob Bailey - 3915 SH23 Raglan-Director, has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ngaruawahia for the issue of an on-licence in respect of the premises situated at 7 Wainui Rdand known as Blind Tiger. The general nature of the business to be conducted under the licence is: Restaurant. The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is intended to be sold under the licence are: Monday - Sunday 10am to 1am the next day. The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Waikato District Council, District Licensing Committee, 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 District Licensing Committee at Waikato District Council, 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 I 05( I) of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. This is the second publication of this notice. The first notice was published on 6 October 2016.


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Raglan Real Estate Ltd Licenced (REAA 2008)






• This brand new family home has a gorgeous outlook of the Raglan Harbour • Spacious deck showcasing stunning sea views • Designed to capture the sunshine • Situated on a 657m² section with landscaping underway • Prior Auction offers considered




Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282

Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282

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View Open Home Sunday 12pm Or By Appointment

to the covered, North facing deck • This 2/3 bedroom house features timber flooring in the dining area, Kent fireplace and a modern kitchen with a gas hob • The 1017m2 section lends itself as a wonderland for children or to further develop and landscape • Single garage, on the bus route, walk to the wharf and town • An ideal beach retreat with loads of potential to enhance • Prior Auction offers considered



AUCTION 4.11.16 RAY WHITE OFFICE • Delightfully welcoming, as you walk 6PM through Lavender groves and citrus trees


• It’s your lucky day, 31a Wainui Road is on the Market!!!


• Prime location!! Situated on 987m2





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• Approximately 100 metres from a cafe, 600 metres from the airfield and 800 metres from the boat ramp • Swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding and fishing at your door • Did we mention the Amazing water views!!! • Explore the endless possibilities, bring your plans, architect and builder to inspect today! • Prior Auction offers considered


Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282



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Set on the hillside above the sparkling ocean, is this seaside hideaway with beach house charm. The location is seriously unsurpassed in a prime position elevated overlooking Whale Bay and beyond with panoramic sea views. First time on the market in 23 years the owner has loved everything about living here especially the ever changing landscape. Two-bedroom house with open plan living situated at the base of Mt Karioi on 1257m2 of native bush. The feature here is the expansive split level decking that surrounds the house, you can literally follow the sun here all day. Imagine having a wine on this deck at sunset! Prior Auction offers considered.

Situated in one of the most sought after locations in Raglan, Whale Bay world famous left-hand surf break. This fully furnished 3 bedroom home offers a large master on mezzanine floor with an amazing ensuite, claw foot bath and your own private balcony all with breath taking views of the surf. Character and charm are key features of this house. Stunning natural timber flooring and log burner create the ambiance that dreams are made of. Large decking leads the way to beautifully landscaped and easy care grounds complete with a covered entertainment decking at the bottom of your garden setting the scene for amazing BBQ’s and sunsets. Through the gate at the bottom of the property the surf awaits you. Make your dream come true for Christmas!!! Prior Auction offers considered.



Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282

Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282





AUCTION View open home Saturday & 4.11.16 Sunday 1pm or by appointment RAY WHITE OFFICE • This well-presented property in trendy 6PM


Raglan needs priority on your viewing list! • Designed for the ever changing estuary views and spectacular sunsets over Mt Karioi • 2 double bedrooms with a 3rd larger bedroom/ living area upstairs and a separate bedroom off the garage • Walk to Raglan and enjoy the cafes, shops and restaurants • This is true quality and an opportunity not to be missed • Prior Auction offers considered




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Graham Rope 021 222 7427 Teresa Wilkinson 021 173 9945


1 • Charming character cottage, ideal as a weekend bach or an affordable permanent home by the sea • Sunny, open plan living room, separate dining area with French doors opening onto large deck • Native timber flooring adds to the rustic charm, the log fire is an added bonus in the winter • The outside decking leads to a superb native wonderland providing a sanctuary for birdlife • The sound of the stream at the bottom of the property adds to the idyllic setting • Just a short stroll to popular Lorenzen Bay


Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282


15th & 16th October

A haven of peacefulness on 3 acres of headland with water on three sides poking its nose into the wide Opotoru Estuary on Raglan Harbour. The township is only 3km away! The house is architecturally designed with traditional board and batten joinery, capturing views and sun. Open plan on two levels the living wing boasts vaulted ceilings and state of the art kitchen. Step down to a central log burning fire to the living space with end wall glass and wide-opening French doors to a covered deck. The bedroom wing contains a spacious master and second bedroom. A separate 2 car garage conveniently providing extra storage and laundry space. Hidden from all but the water is the equipped and fitted out boatshed ready for summer guests, or use as your own private art studio. Kayaks, paddle-boards or small boats can be securely housed in a lockup annex ready to be launched and a workshop come storage-shed for the mower and machinery completes the building.


Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282

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