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THE RAGLAN

CHRONICLE

Nga Ripo o Whaingaroa

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Whaingaroa news for you weekly

The Young Ones

22nd October 2015 - Issue #466

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H E A L T H AND WELLBEING PAGE

Health & Wellbeing

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Gig Guide/Whats on

p15 Open Homes Saturday 2pm - 9c East Street

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AUCTION Fri 3 February 2012 - 6pm Ray White Office, 21 Bow St, Raglan 22 James St - ID#RAG22484 AUCTION: - 4.12.15- 6pm Raglan Bowling Club rd

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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY

Solid brick 3 brm family home in rural setting

• 2 Storey House In 2 Legal Flats

Office & rumpus, single garage, internal access

• 2 Brm Flat Upstairs / 3 Brm Flat Downstairs • Panoramic Harbour & Mountain Views

Plumbed shed (potential ancillary unit), well planted garden

• 2 Acre + Lifestyle Block – Prime Location • Single Garage & Storage Shed

3973m² fenced & ready for a new family Prior Auction offers considered.

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Saturday 11am 297 Te Papatapu Road

Fabulous family living / Easy care garden 3 dble brms + office, entertainers kitchen Sun drenched open plan living & decks Large paved entertainment area

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• Fully furnished character cottage nestled amongst native bush with sweeping views of Lorenzen Bay • The lower floor contains one double bedroom, modern bathroom with infinity hot water and a granite kitchen with quality appliances • On the second level is a spacious mezzanine floor with absolutely glorious views of the water offering the option for a second bedroom, lounge or study • Wrap around decking, a stroll down a private walkway takes you to the beach • Situated on half share of 2003m² • Prior Auction offers considered

BEACH LIVING WITH CHARACTER

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OPEN HOME Saturday 1pm 23a Violet Street

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• Full of character this 1940’s cottage is ready for the next owner to move in and make it theirs 2 bedrooms with ensuite + family bathroom Native timber flooring Local • It doesn’t matter whether you are looking for an investment property, a first step into Raglan Privateor off road location Just a walk to the beach, on the bus route. your holiday house at the beach Wonderful family home/ investment/ rental (Currently rented $300/wk) • The property ticks a lot of boxes and the opportunity to add additional value here is obviousPrior Auction offers considered. OPEN HOME • Native timber flooring, open fireplace, off street parking and room to add a garage Saturday 1pm ID#RAG20963 10 Violet Street • Great location, close walk to all amenities, wharf, beach, town, shops, cafes WATER & MOUNTAIN • Prior Auction offers considered. Located close to town & beach. This is a 2

Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 / Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282

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bedroom immaculate home, fully lockable garage with power. Elevated and sunny, only minutes to the nearest beach & town centre. The house has polished timber flooring, is fully insulated, newly roofed, newly painted and has a newly decked spa pool area. The easy care, fully fenced section will make this home a pleasure to live in. Prior Auction offers considered. Sunday 1pm ID#RAG20968 19 Manukau Road

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This 3 bedroom weatherboard home has many great features: Double garaging

Sunday 2pm - 69d Otonga Valley Rd

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Stylishly redecorated this tidy little home has all you need. With two bedrooms inside the house and an additional room outside you will enjoy the open plan living and fully fenced section. Relax on the lovely decking while enjoying the easy care section. Ideal opportunity for you to enter the fastgrowing market in Raglan! Prior Auction offers considered.

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Saturday 1pm 6 Violet Street

SIZE IS NOT A PROBLEM

4 bedroom home with endless options Wonderful family home Modern new kitchen Large double garaging and workshop Large shade houses with irrigation throughout 1212m² of land Prior Auction offers considered.

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OPEN HOME Saturday 2pm 55 Government Road

MAKE ME YOUR OWN – I’M RATHER SPECIAL!!

Four double bedroom home on 625m² Two large living areas, 2 ½ bathrooms Fantastic designer kitchen, entertainer’s oven Large family area flows out to sunny deck or alfresco dining Glorious Mtn views, magnificent sunsets & a glimpse of the harbour. Prior Auction offers considered.

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OPEN HOME Sunday 1pm 1 Seabreeze Way

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• 2 homes on 1 freehold title 2 houses, 2 incomes – 2 two bedroom houses

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Cover Twinning: Lucille and Rosa Jowsey with their pet lambs, Midnight and Stormy, at group agricultural day held at Waitetuna School last weekend.

Jo’s Takeaways. Te Kopua Domain......................................................825 8761

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The Young Ones A series of Q & A’s with the youth in our community

The Raglan Club. Dine in or Takeaway. 22-24 Bow Street.................. 825 8278

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This week the Chronicle caught up with Ziggy Knuiman who is currently enrolled in the Raglan Area School Surfing Academy. What made you want to join the Surf Academy at Raglan Area School? Because I get to surf every day and enjoy the Raglan lifestyle. What do you like about it? It is a lot of fun, I have awesome teachers and friends, really chilled out and surfing all the time. Apart from surfing what do you like to do? Skating, hanging with my friends and going on adventures. Who do you look up to? John John Florence and Kelly Slater are pretty cool and seem like they have life sorted. What’s the benefit of living in Raglan? Having a big group of cool mates who all get along, everybody knows each other. The older locals are really nice, the surf obviously and its really chilled out. How could Raglan be improved? I think Raglan is sweet as how it is at the moment, it's a good size and not ruined by humans yet so yeah its good.

Opinions and views expressed in the Raglan Chronicle do not necessarily represent those held by the Editors or Publishers. Every care will be taken in the preparation and placement of submitted material but the Editors/Publishers shall not be liable for errors or omissions or subsequent effects due to the same. It is the submitters responsibility to ensure material is not libelous or defamatory. The Editors/Publishers reserve the right to abridge, alter or decline any material submitted to the Raglan Chronicle to meet the constraints of space and/or maintain a reasonable standard of language and decorum.

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Raglan Weather & Tides

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Best thing about social media? I don't really like social media, it wastes too much time, but keeping in contact with your mates is probably the best part. Worst thing about social media? The amount of time that you spend on it for sure, people getting bullied is bad too. What is the biggest issue facing the world right now? I’m not sure but I’d say pollution is up there and laziness. The country you would most like to visit? Tahiti or Hawaii. If you were stuck in an elevator for 24 hours with one person – who would you like that person to be? Probably a really quiet person so I could just sleep. Best book you’ve ever read? Life of Pi is pretty good. You have the exact same meal for the next 12 months. What’s your pick? Raglan Sushi. In 10 years I see myself…… http://ww Hopefully finished uni with a good job living by a beach with a hot girlfriend.

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Local kickboxing champ retires

BARBARA KURIGER

MP FOR TARANAKI-KING COUNTRY

As the World Kickboxing Association’s New Zealand light heavyweight kickboxing champion, Jonathan had his last fight over the weekend at a Knees of Fury event in Hamilton. The 37-year-old won the fight after his Tahitian opponent had received several hits to the back of his head by the third round and officials decided to disqualify him. “Unfortunately it’s not the way I wanted to go out, but a win’s a win,” says Jonathan, who is also known as Johnny. After 25 years of martial arts and 20 years of competitive fighting, Johnny felt it was time to retire from kickboxing and karate, the latter of which also gave him two New Zealand titles. Although still at the top of his game, most of his opponents were in their mid to late 20s and age eventually became a factor for him. Lots of competitors could keep going too long, he says. But he wanted to quit while he could still enjoy life and have a body that’s “still functioning”. Johnny is lucky to have never sustained

any major injuries or a knockout from his fights, just minor injuries such as broken fingers and ribs. But the competition demanded a heavy training schedule, with five or six times a week, twice a day at the gym: “So rest is the number one priority for now,” he says. Johnny plans to keep going to the gym and to train others however. “Definitely the competitive side is the icing on the cake [but] for me, martial arts is more of a lifestyle,” he explains. His teaching work at Raglan Area School, where he runs Te Mana o te

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Rangatahi alternative education unit for Year 9 and 10 boys, is important to him and he uses many of the skills there that he developed as a martial artist. “I try to explain [to the boys] about discipline, respect and the responsibility that goes with being a martial artist and a fighter, because it’s important.” All these skills, along with perseverance and trust, are things that Johnny has gained through his karate and kickboxing and will continue to be useful to him throughout his life. Rachel Benn

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Businesses on the move in the CBD he Raglan retail scene is changing, T with businesses on the move and new shops popping up in town.

Raglan Video has moved to Electric Avenue, behind Zinnia, to make room for a new Rip Curl store in its former Bow Street premises, while Whaingaroa Organic Kai (WOK) has opened a new shop next door to the video shop. The new Rip Curl store in Raglan is a joint venture between the Raglan Surf Emporium and Rip Curl, which emporium owner John Clapham (JC) says is one of the top three surfing brands internationally. “Rip Curl’s strategy is to have concept stores in the best, most iconic surfing spots in the world – Raglan being in the top 10 in anyone’s book,” JC says. Opening over Labour Weekend, it will be the sixth Rip Curl store in New Zealand. Between the Rip Curl shop and the Raglan Surf Emporium in Volcom Lane is the container “pop up” shop, which last

year housed the Californian surf brand RVCA. This year Element will be selling its apparel from the container. This will create a mini retail “surfing hub”. JC says the idea is to learn from mistakes made in Australian surf town Byron Bay, and take a more planned approach to retail development. Jon Berczely, owner of WOK with his partner Roz, has a retail vision that is inspired by the permaculture principles of “earth care, people care, fair share”. Moving into the CBD after operating the business for eight years from their Raglan home was a considered decision, but he believes the time and place are right for it to work. They have fresh produce, bulk bins and dry goods at the shop – about 99 percent of it organic - and put together seasonal fruit and vegetable bags for customers each week. Jon says there is an emphasis on local at WOK – employing local staff and stocking

locally produced food such as coconut yoghurt, granola, fresh produce, sourdough and sugar-free raw treats. “It’s all about local – the more we interact with each other, the better our lives will be.” They are also open to new ideas and any other local products made in a commercial kitchen, he adds. Next door, Raglan Video owner Alan Lovegrove has settled into his new premises after 15 years on Bow Street. He says he has fit in all the stock from the last shop, and it is business as usual with his customers “finding there way here”. Although the business of renting DVDs has dropped off a little bit over the past five years with advances in technology, the demand is still there for the shop. “The people of Raglan have been looking after us and we’ll do our best to keep looking after them,” Alan says. Rachel Benn

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Nostalgia for Bird family as lauded collection of taonga goes on show

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he opening last weekend of Raglan Museum’s newest exhibition, ‘Te Horea - The Bird Family Collection’, was a “quite nostalgic” occasion for Te Akau resident Beverly Hooper and her siblings. “Mum and Dad would’ve had a sense of pride,” Bev said of the launch, which attracted well over 100 members of the community – a turnout befitting the unveiling of an exhibition which showcases one of the country’s largest collections of Maori artefacts by a single family from a small, localised area. It fell to Bev, as the oldest of Keith and Jocelyn Bird’s seven children, to declare the exhibition open but all her siblings bar one in Australia were there with their respective families from the Waikato and Coromandel. The Bird siblings grew up across the harbour at Horea, on a1000-acre block their late parents farmed from the mid-1940s. The 2000-odd Maori artefacts or taonga found there by the family over the decades are now housed in the museum on long-

term loan, and have been described by archaeologist Neville Ritchie from the Conservation Department as a collection of national significance providing a special insight into Maori activity in that area in the past. “We all recognise pieces we found,” Bev’s oldest brother Kit, the last of the family to farm at Horea, told the Chronicle of the display. Kit farmed the property until the late 90s, when he moved to a new farm up Te Hutewai Road, but is now retired and living in Paeroa. Horea is essentially the land just across the harbour from Raglan which is often referred to as Birds Bay, and is an area which centuries ago supported many people living in kainga or villages. Some of the pa sites are among the earliest known for the west coast between Manukau Harbour and Mokau. Artefacts recovered there by the Birds include moa bones found by Bev which date to before 1250. Also in the extensive collection are flax pounders, adzes, pounamu pendants and early tattoo chisels, all of which provide a remarkable glimpse into early Maori life.

Recognising ancient bones and precious stones used to make tools and jewellery in primitive times was a skill the Bird children all learnt from their father, Kit recalls. Their finds were held until recently in an unsecured farm shed by the new owners of the Birds’ property and homestead. Two years ago the treasures were boxed up and transported to the museum where iwi from both Raglan and Te Akau – Ngati Mahanga and Ngati Tahinga – blessed them at a special ceremony. At last Saturday morning’s official opening, kaumatua Russell Riki acknowledged the preservation of the taonga for both Maori and Pakeha. “The Bird family have gifted it to the world, and Ngati Mahanga and Ngati Tahinga stand at your side,” he said. Raglan ward councillor Clint Baddeley also acknowledged the “ongoing relationship” between local iwi and Raglan & District Museum Society volunteers who, with the help of Keith and Jocelyn Bird’s children, have worked together on the exhibition. “It is poignant for young Maori to see their identity and see what it means to Raglan,” Cr Baddeley said at the ceremony. And he explained how many of the artefacts had been used as tools to provide a livelihood for their ancestors. Museum Society president Rodger Gallagher described the Bird family collection – with its accompanying installation panels – as a “superb exhibition” which tells the story of a past era well. Lynette Williams was the lead consultant and curator for the exhibition, assisted by Dean Cato from Design Strategies. Anderson Design turned the design concepts into three-dimensional reality. Funding for the exhibition came from the Lottery Grants Board, Trust Waikato, the Stewart Bequest and Waikato District Council. *The permanent exhibition is open daily at Raglan Museum. Edith Symes

Local children's special fundraising effort for Maui's dolphin ur local Raglan children are O amongst the best educated in the country about the plight of the Maui's Dolphin. Nikau Pinfold did something very special to contribute to the efforts to save these taonga. At the last Creative Market, Nikau organised and ran a stall selling lemonade, baking and beads – with all proceeds donated to the Whaingaroa Environment Centre’s Maui's Dolphin program. The idea came from Nikau’s regular visits to the environment centre, where she has been talking with Danielle Hart, collecting information and learning about these rare dolphins. Mum Jodi said “Nikau got really into learning about Maui’s Dolphins at home, researching and making her own Maui Dolphin posters. It was Nikau’s own idea to raise some money making use of our excess lemons and limes”. So during the school holidays, Nikau spent lots of time planning and worked hard making and baking for the market stall with friend Ayla Lindfield. On the day she found more of her friends eager to help.

From left to right: Selva Petzold de la Cruz, Luna Petzold de la Cruz, Nikau Pinfold, Grace McGregor, Bella Wynyard at the Whaingaroa Creative Market.

Nikau and her friends raised an amazing $170 for the dolphins! Whaingaroa Environment Centre is really impressed and humbled by the care and concern

our wonderful children show for our endangered Maui Dolphins. Thank you Nikau! Whaingaroa Environment Centre


The Shack featured in NZ Café Cookbook editor Anna King-Shahab approached them last year with a brief to select a couple of their best-loved dishes. The two dishes they chose were the Pork Belly Baguette and the Crushed Green Peas, Poached Eggs, Feta, Mint and Dukkah. The Shack’s two recipes have been put with other recipes from about 50 cafes from around the country in the cookbook, showing cooks how to recreate these top cafe signature dishes at home. “It’s a lovely book. It’s been well put together.” Justin says being included in the cookbook alongside some “exceptionally good” cafes from all over New Zealand was very flattering. “A bit of recognition is always nice,” he says. “We work really hard at what we do so it’s like a reward.” The New Zealand Café Cookbook is available from The Shack for $50 a copy. Rachel Benn

Futuro house takes off to Christchurch

UFO takes off: One of Raglan's longstanding iconic baches finally takes flight after being dismantled this week.

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One of only 60 of its kind in the world, the UFO-styled home is a great acquisition for the owner but there is no doubt the house will be missed by the Raglan community. The home had previously been owned by the late sea captain Peter Farrell and sold at auction in March 2013 to a Futuro enthusiast from Christchurch. The iconic UFO design was originally thought up by Finnish architect Matti

can now recreate two of The Shack’s Y oufavourite dishes at home. The Raglan café has had two of its recipes included in the New Zealand Café Cookbook, which was released recently by Penguin. Justin Thomson, who has owned The Shack for the past four years with his wife Alix, says cookbook

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Suuronen as a ski lodge. Creating a swinging sixties style elliptical fibreglass house, for a while, the Futuro was lauded as a potential solution to the world’s housing problems because it was easily assembled and could happily balance on the side of a mountain. According to Simon Robson, a Yorkshireman now living in Texas, and probably the world’s leading authority on all things Futuro: There are nine in New Zealand, seven in Australia, five in Finland, five in Germany and two in Antarctica. The new owner plans to complete some maintenance work before re-siting the unique dwelling in Christchurch.

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Sail into summer 2015

Open Day for the Raglan A nSailing Club will be held next Saturday 31 October highliting the Club's Learn To Sail (L.T.S.) programme. The Open Day is a chance for

all newcomers, young and old, to give sailing a try and see whether they want to join the Club and do the L.T.S. sessions for the full season. Every second weekend from October to March the Sailing Club (R.S.C.) meets at Lorenzen Bay where experienced sailors

teach newcomers how to sail in the safe environment of the Bay. If you want to come down for a look and a sail, the Open Day will be starting at 12.00pm from the little yellow house over the causeway on the right in Lorenzen Bay. You don’t need a boat, but please bring warm clothing (plus extra clothes), towels, and a lifejacket if you have one. You may also want to bring some food and drink. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please be aware that the tide comes in and covers the causeway so park in the car park at the bottom of Lorenzen Bay Rd. Sailing is a fun and exciting way of seeing and enjoying our lovely harbour and the R.S.C. is a fun, social and safe way to try something new. Any enquiries please phone Chris or Yann on 8250310, or email raglansail@ yahoo.co.nz. J. Lankshear

Raglan outdoor bowls Our Outdoor Bowls Club is about to embark on another season of the business house - twilight bowls, suitable for secondary school age through to the more mature age group. We invite you all to come on down and ‘Have a Go’ at this ever increasing popular sport. Make up a team of three people, (or we can place you in a team). WHEN: Starts on Tuesday 10th November, then every Tuesday Night thereafter for 5 weeks. (8 Dec) REPORT IN TIME: 5:30pm WHERE: At the Raglan Bowling Club facility 19 James Street. COST: $15 per player. ATTIRE: flat soled shoes, jandals, barefoot, and I would suggest a warm cardi/jacket. Sausage sizzle to follow, heaps of raffles to add to the fun nights. Sausage sizzle is for players, if not playing then the sausage sizzles will cost you $5 per person.

All enquiries and entries to Bob 021 825869, or leave a message on the Bowling Club phone 825 8442 and we will get back to you. This is a great fun community activity so come along and join in. All welcome. Ask your neighbours, friends, workmates and come along, for some fun. LABOUR WEEKEND BOWLS 19 James Street. Yes, we are ‘OPEN TO EVERYONE’ to come along on Saturday 24th at 12.45 to start play by 1pm. This is a fun day and visitors are welcome to come and join us also. Entry fee is $2 per person. Bowls are provided for both events , but flat soled shoes are a MUST (to protect our greens) jandals or barefoot are acceptable too. Any enquiry contact Jim 825 7599 or Ruth 8257142 Happy bowling and have safe holiday weekend. E. Stephens

Raglan District Union Church 120 year Celebration 1895 –2015 Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th November 2015

When: Saturday 7 November 2015 Commencing: 10.00am Celebration Service - 3 Stewart Street Lunch Provided: please RSVP to k.m.wooderson@actrix.co.nz or phone 825 8682, text 0274 444501 by 31.10.15 Afternoon Programme of Sharing

Sunday 8 November 2015 Church Service at 10.00am Everyone Welcome Come and share this special time with us and reminisce “To God be the Glory – Great things He has Done”

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Stay safe at Labour weekend and beyond

B a tight focus on safety ahead of the

oaties are being urged to maintain

traditionally busy Labour Weekend on the Waikato region’s waterways and off the coast. “If you’re heading out on the water over Labour Weekend or planning to use your boat over summer, it’s important to stay safe,” says Waikato Regional Council’s maritime services team leader Richard Barnett. Top tips for making it home safe are: • make sure the marine weather and tide are going to be good before heading out - that information is available at www. metservice.com • check your equipment before heading out • wear a correctly sized lifejacket – if using an inflatable check canisters and that the bladder is not punctured (see youtube.com/boatsafetyinnz for advice on how to do this)

• know all relevant boating rules (www. waikatoregion.govt.nz/navigation) • carry two forms of waterproof communications that are right for the area and can contact someone during the entire trip • let someone else know where your heading and when you expect to be back time. and • skippers should avoid alcohol. Richard says council harbourmasters would be out and about helping to keep people safe over summer. “Good communications are particularly important,” says Richard. “You need to be able to contact someone quickly if you’re in trouble.” Going easy on alcohol was particularly important for skippers, he adds. “You’re responsible for every life aboard your boat, so make sure you take that responsibility seriously and ensure everyone gets home safe by not overindulging.” Waikato Regional Council

Changes to Council office, library and services over Labour Weekend Office and Library hours: All Waikato District Council offices and libraries will be will closed on Monday 26 October 2015. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday 27 October 2015. Refuse and Recycling Collection: Due to the Labour Weekend public

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holiday, the weekly refuse and recycling collection for Monday 26 October will run on Tuesday 27 October. The rest of the week’s collections will also be one day later including the Friday 30 October collection, which will be collected on Saturday 31 October.


H E A L T H

WELLBEING

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local health and wellbeing

D I R E C T O R Y COUNSELLING Rene Andre MNZAC......................027 633 3095 Sarah Edwards ..............................027 2864945 web:........................www.sarahedwards.co.nz The Raglan House...............................825 8142

news, products and services

Back by popular demand. A dedicated space for all things related to health and wellbeing in Whaingaroa. Raglan is rapidly becoming one of the country’s ‘wellbeing’ hot spots. Consequently the aim of this fortnightly feature is to make it easier for visitors and (locals) to connect directly with Raglan’s health and wellbeing providers. A special thanks to all the advertisers and well being providers that have chosen to support this page. Without you this page would not be possible. We know that there are many others in the community who promote and facilitate health and wellbeing that we were unable to catch up with prior to print. Perhaps you are involved with reiki, dance, kung fu, yoga, fitness, sport etc. We would be happy to talk to anyone interested in being associated or involved with this ongoing feature. Please feel free to contact us on 825 7076 or info@raglanchronicle.co.nz.

Yoga at The Space

HOMEOPATHY Janis Beet Homeopath...................07 825 8004 Sue Spurling - Stillwater Homeopathy & Well Being Centre...............................021 263 2859 MASSAGE Phi Massage/Bowen...........................825 7844 email:...............................ljk.raglan@xtra.co.nz Rubymac Wellbeing, Massage & Performance..................................021 857 196 OSTEOPATHY Mel’s Clinic, Raglan.........................07 846 7030 TAI CHI Tai Chi 4 Health.............................021 2949 699

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aglan’s newest Yoga Studio has been created by The Cat Cow Yoga Collective. The Collective is made up of six local instructors whose aim is to foster community and connection through yoga and bodywork, in a safe space for all.

to insure the community has multiple opportunities to get involved. The instructors have different training backgrounds, bringing various styles into The Space and providing something for everyone. They have been teaching classes separately around town for a while–coming together in one Space has created a support and focused vision for The Collective. And it is helping them to develop Raglan as a wellbeing destination.

Accessibility of yoga is very important to the instructors. They provide around 18 yoga classes at The Space each week

THIS SPACE COULD BE YOURS IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADVERTISE ON THIS PAGE PLEASE CONTACT US: 825 7076

Classical Homeopath Janis Beet Dip. Hom (NZ) R.C Hom

Karioi Clinic of Homeopathy

78 Upper Wainui Rd, Raglan Phone: (07) 825 8004 Cell: 027 459 8547 email: janisbeet@gmail.com

Instructors at The Space include: Jocelyn Stewart - Power Yoga Bexie Towle - Yin/Yang & Beginners Shannon Darbyshire - Hatha & Massage Therapy Dee Lilly - Astanga Sheridan Gray - Gentle Yoga Patti Mitchley - Broga & Flow The Space also hosts monthly workshops and private sessions to help develop your practice further. For more information and the current weekly schedule, visit them on Facebook at facebook.com/thespaceraglan or email thespaceraglan@gmail.com. Take advantage of their opening special: ‘All You Can Eat’ for one month, $120 (ends 31 October) or 1 week is just $35 for new members only. Concession cards also available ($10 per class), or $12-$18 to drop in depending on the class/instructor. It is located at 9A Bow Street (above the Yot Club), access via Volcom Lane. The Space is an accessible, safe, community spirited place to practice yoga.

Labour Weekend Foodarama: The Herbal Dispensary

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o launch the summer season and to celebrate the first long weekend of the summer we are holding our annual foodarama.

You are all invited to come down and explore new flavours, taste some new tastes and have fun! If you like Mexican cooking be sure to come on Saturday, when we will have Theresa from La Boca Loca, demonstrating (and sampling) how to cook Mexican including making tortillas from scratch and sampling totopos, salsas and a very special Mexican hot chocolate. Also featured are Volare breads and pastries, Blue Frog breakfast products, Tommy & Luke protein bars, The Cheese Barn organic cheeses, Raglan Coconut Yoghurt, Cocolove coconut shakes, Pepplers range of dressings and Simunovich Olive Estate olive oils. We are thrilled we can support these boutique producers of healthy and fantastic products, come along and show your support, there is a real resurgence

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Make sure you catch up with Bronwyn and her team at The Herbal Dispensary during this weekend’s in store ‘foodarama’. of new food producers in N.Z and we are excited to be a part of it. Just a reminder if you would like to order bread for the weekend either on Saturday or Sunday please contact us asap. The Herbal Dispensary and Organic Food Store will be open every day over the long weekend. For all you visitors we

C l a s s e s

SOLSCAPE Yoga - Daily classes plus courses / retreats. Visit our website for schedule and call to book a mat. Massage / Bodywork / Craniosacral Therapy. Visit our website for daily offerings. www.solscape.co.nz - 07 825 8268

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TAI CHI 4 HEALTH Beginners Class Thursdays at Town Hall Supper Room. 11am. TAI CHI 4 HEALTH Starting on 2nd November at 6pm. Beginners class at Raglan Old School Arts Centre.

are easy to find on 6 Wallis St, just down the road from the Orca and the butcher! We very much look forward to seeing you over the weekend. P.S If you know of any great food products we should have in-store tell us! See you soon. The Herbal Dispensary & Organic Grocery Store 07 825744

W o r k s h o p s PROMOTE YOUR HEALTH AND WELLBEING EVENTS, CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS HERE. Please contact us directly on 825 7076 or email: info@raglanchronicle.co.nz

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Labour Weekend gigs at the YOT Club

Gypsy Traveller Fair in town

TICKETS ON SALE now!

weekend is on the horizon L abour and as befitting the start of summer Whaingaroa!

The Yotty brings you three killer nights and one afternoon of entertainment, including a Soundsplash kick-off party and the first Sunday Sessions of the summer. Friday has local DJ and producer Dubsonic laying down a collection of bass heavy, dance floor stompers, with a tasty amount of his own tunes and remixes thrown in. Dubsonic has recently returned to Raglan after completing residencies in Asia and has a huge selection of new tunes. Saturday is going to be massive! We’re

celebrating the return of Soundsplash with a very special kick-off announcement party featuring local legends Cornerstone Roots who are playing the Yotty for the first time in ages. With huge support from Laughton and Brad Kora’s new project, L.A.B. Music before, during and after the bands will be provided by one of the nations top DJs, Downtown Brown. Along with this stellar lineup comes the official Soundsplash Roots & Culture Stage announcement for Soundsplash 2016! This lineup includes some of the finest in the roots n’culture/ dancehall/dub/soul mix! This is going to be an epic night with Soundsplash festival ticket giveaways and more. Finally, not to be missed–Raglan Sunday Sessions is throwing a labour weekend party! Join us in the yard for good times, great sounds, food and culture! Live DJs and MC’s, finger licking jerk BBQ chicken and drink specials. This Sunday 25th starting at 4.20pm with free entry ($5 after 8pm). Look up Raglan Sunday Sessions Facebook Page for DJ schedule and up-andcoming sessions! A. Meek

The Gypsy Travellers Fair will will be set up at the Raglan Rugby Grounds over Labour Weekend.

is where you park it’–and for ‘H ome The Gypsy Traveller Fair, they’ll be calling Whaingaroa home for the weekend.

For 10 months out of the year The Gypsy Traveller Fair is on the road, moving from city to city around the North Island. The Gypsy Traveller Fair is a free event where you can find everything from arts and crafts to entertainment, tarot readings, a shooting gallery and more. The Gypsy Traveller Fair was started 10 years ago by Phil, Pixie and Donna. It is made up of a co-op of fellow travellers looking to share the freedom of life on the road together. Ninety percent of The Gypsy Traveller Fair

vendors live in their fully self-contained, mobile homes fulltime. “This is a lifestyle we want to share with others,” Pixie said. “You meet lovely, interesting people from all walks of life.” Pixie has spent 20 years in her truck, who she shares wither her cat. For Phil, he has spent 21 years in his truck. “You get a different view out the window every day,” he said. “You can’t be that." The Gypsy Traveller Fair will be set up this weekend at the Rugby Club grounds on the corner of Cross Street and Park Drive, October 24 – 26. It is a free, family-friendly event. You can expect jewelry, crystals, clothing, books, dog coats, paintings, handmade crafts and so much more! K. Puriri

AUCTION

Premium Raglan Lifestyle 10 acre property featuring park like grounds with Colonial style three bedroom home, office, two living areas, four car garage and guest accommodation with bathroom. Property includes three bay workshop, hay barn and your own water bore. www.pggwre.co.nz ID: HAM22015

Raglan AUCTION

(Unless Sold Prior), 11am, Wed, 4 Nov PGGWRE, 87 Duke St, Cambridge OPEN DAYS 2-3pm, 24 & 28 Oct 34 MATAKOTEA Rd

Richard Thomson M 0272 948 625

NEW LISTING

Absolute Waterfront • 20ha with amazing uninterrupted ocean views • Three bedroom home with views, internal access garage, wood fire and DVS system • Well set up for grazing cattle, sheep or horses • Multiple farm buildings including two implement sheds and wool shed • Piece of paradise with access to world class fishing for snapper, flounder and whitebait www.pggwre.co.nz ID: HAM22178

Raglan $680,000 + GST

Richard Thomson B 07 858 5325 M 027 294 8625

PGG Wrightson Real Estate Ltd, Real Estate Agent, REAA 2008

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   

   

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      

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          

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               

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                     

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    

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  

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 

                                                                                                         

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AUTOMOTIVE

DRAINAGE/EXCAVATION

ELECTRICIANS

PLUMBING

ROB POOLTON LTD

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N EXCAVATIO A L G N RA

EXCAVATOR & TRUCK HIRE LOW LOADER TRANSPORTER AVAILABLE FULL RANGE OF EXCAVATION SERVICES LANDSCAPING SITE WORKS FARM DRAINAGE RETAINING WALLS SUPPLIER OF PADDOCK ROCKS “Locally owned and operated” PH: Rob - 07 825 6828 or 021 957 745 or raglandiggers@clearnet.co.nz

ARBORIST

ENGINEERING

Stefan Frew stefan@liveelectrical.co.nz 022 676 3081

Commercial Residential Rural / Farming

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE HARDIES HOUSE & GARDEN

raglanelectrical@rocketmail.com

• Qualified builder • Landscaping • Lawn Mowing • Garden Care • Chainsaw Work

Nick & Kerin Hardie: 07 825 6886 / 027 425 6886 hardiehomes@xtra.co.nz

FENCING

BUILDERS

• Chipper/ Shredder • Water Blasting • Painting • Decorating • Carpet Cleaning

ROOFING

FENCING • • • •

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Christie Carpentry

hOUse BUiLDer anD renOVatOrs

paul & robyn Christie

ELECTRICIANS

RAGLAN AUTOGATES autogates@live.com

mobile 021 263 8698

LAWNS / LANDSCAPING

tel: (07) 825 8366 paul: 021 188 0447 - robyn: 021 177 5201 199c te papatapu road, rD2 te Mata, raglan email: patandbob@xtra.co.nz

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CONCRETE SERVICES

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LAWNS / LANDSCAPING

Concrete Cutter

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Windows • Doorways • Hole Drilling Decorative Cutting • Expansion Joints Kerb Crossings • Cowshed Alterations Removal of Concrete Structures etc Floor Sawing and Grinding

Phone Rob Short 0274 846 124 or A/H 825 0246

COURIERS/PARCELS

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MINISKIPS RECYLCING AND RUBBISH REMOVAL MADE EASY BIG BINS FOR BIG JOBS

• PLUMBING SUPPLIES • BUILDING SUPPLIES • HOME APPLIANCES • LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED • TOTALLY INDEPENDENT

RAGLAN TO HAMILTON THREE TIMES DAILY “I CAN DELIVER YOUR PARCELS ANYWHERE IN NEW ZEALAND WITH TRACK & TRACE!” ‘CHILLED SERVICE NOW AVAILABLE’

PH Pete: 0274 302 890 14 RAGLAN Chronicle

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Miniskips

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07 825 6509 027 208 6742

PHONE our friendly staff on 07 825 7076 FAX your ad and contact details to 07 825 7078 CALL IN to our office on Wainui Rd, Raglan

PRICING

80 60cents cents per per word word (minimum (minimumcharge charge$8) $6) or or prices for a prices start start at $18 $15 for adad aboxed/bordered boxed/bordered


Checkout Facebook for Details facebook.com/rockitraglan - 825 8233 -

ABSTRACT ART CLAY DREAMS OPEN STUDIO FROM THE Paintings by MOUNTAIN A Show of creative clay works Claudia Grutke at The Old School, Stewart St, Raglan. Saturday Oct 24th 11am-4pm Opens Sat 24th at 10am and runs 42b Upper Wainui daily till Thurs Oct Rd, Raglan 29th. This is a notwww.claudiagrutke.com to-be missed show of original and zany JOIN THE sculptures! FRIENDSHIP GROUP @ RAGLAN CLUB 28 October. All welcome to join in. YES! RAGLAN LIGHT EXERCISE GROUP is running a normal session on Labour Weekend Monday 26th Oct @ 10am, Peter’s Churh Hall, Bow Street. All welcome. SUPER SUNDAY @ RAGLAN CLUB 9:30AM ALL BLACKS V. SOUTH AFRICA Don’t listen to the Radio on Sunday morning, come to the Raglan Club for brunch and watch the replay of the game!

4PM LEFT HAND BREAK RESTAURANT Is open and karaoke from our top Jock Johny C

RAGLAN CLUB $25 per year $400 accumulating draw every Friday Live entertainment most Fridays Left Hand Break Restaurant – Excellent meals at reasonable prices (group bookings welcome) Pool darts Snooker Gaming & TAB Family Friendly plus BBQ area Big Screen Courtesy Vans Wed-Sun.

The Glory Box Contemporary Art by Chris Meek 23 Oct - 8 Nov Opening Fri 23 Oct 5.30pm - 7.30pm 21 Cross Street Raglan www.chrismeek.co.nz

For Sale

AT THE HERBAL DISPENSARY 6 WALLIS STREET

7X CASEMENT W I N D O W S and frames, 2x aluminium sliding doors and screens, 25 metres corrugated iron. Ph. 825 7180 to view.

PUKKA TEAS Herbal Teas, Green Teas and many more! In My Good Books Quality 2nd hand books Open Thurs - Sun from 10am 2 Wallis St Books wanted.

F I R E W O O D MANUKA DRY $130m3 delivered ph 027 3619022 or 0273626004

SUPER SUNDAY @ RAGLAN CLUB 9:30AM ALL BLACKS V. SOUTH AFRICA

M E N S shorts, boardshorts, gift ideas: Opinel pocketknives Stanley old school flasks, Hunt /Fishing Binoculars A T A M I R A …its our 1st yr new space & auspicious 8 yr birthday too! T h a n k y o u to all who have stepped thru our doors & continue to do so :) xx

DAILY YOGA AT SOLSCAPE Find the schedule online at http://www. solscape.co.nz/ yoga-solscape Call 825 8268 to Book a mat.

M A I N L Y MUSIC FOR PRESCHOOLERS Every Mon & Wed. 9:30AM @ Te Uku Church Hall $3 per family. All welcome. Ph. Surfside 825 5199 for more SUMMER'S COMING! details. Tired of the same old routine? Join us at Nia! Nia is a dance-based fitness class focussing on building a healthier you inside & out. No experience needed and EveryBody welcome. New Nia Schedule - Mon 6pm, Te Uku Hall - Wed 9:30am, Raglan Town Hall FIRST CLASS FREE niainwaikato.com 021 0242 3284

Don’t listen to the Radio on Sunday morning, come to the Raglan Club for brunch and watch the replay of the game!

Public Notices

Garage Sale

AHOY STUDIO, 11 BANKHART STREET. 24th October, 10-4pm. M O N S T E R GARAGE SALE 21 NIHINIHI AVE. Sat 24th & Sat 25th 9am - 1pm, Bait freezer fridge, clothes, lots more, something for everyone. 3 BAYVIEW RD. Tools, camping, clothing, art, antiques, funky stuff, free bin. Sat. 24th Oct & Mon. 26th, from 8am. INDUSTRIAL YARD FOR RENT. Could add building if required. Ph. Bob 021 825 869. FENCED YARD FOR RENT. Approx 300sqm. available i m m e d i a t e l y. Phone Stuart or Kim on 825 0113 or 027 22 88 640. SELF STORAGE

Contact Ray & Sheryl Ker

4005 SH23, Raglan Ph: (07) 825 6560 Mob: 027 2022 575 info@raglanstorage.co.nz

For Hire

B O U N C Y CASTLE, great for entertaining the kids ph Vicki 8257575. CONVENTIONAL HAY BALING

Mow, rake & bale Phone Sean O'Halloran 027 346 6379

Public Notices

RUAPUKE MOTOR CAMP

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

Situations Vacant

PH 07 825 6800

Phone (07) 825 0577 NO LONGER ACCEPTING ALL GREEN WASTE

COVER INSTRUCTOR WANTED

For Oov core and HITT strength (High intensity technique training). Qualification essential minimum one year in sport studies. Oov training and course provided to the successful applicant. Oov course is in Auckland on Friday 30th of October. Here for 1 year minimum in Raglan. Applications close October 25th. Ph 027 294 6949 for more info or email: amber@raglangym.co.nz for an application form.

Get your Garden looking GREAT today! PICK UP /DELIVERED - MUSHROOM COMPOST - GARDEN MIX - SCREENED TOPSOIL VEGGIE PLANTS JUST IN : Tomatoes–Lettuce–Cucumber–Cabbage Strawberries: $2.50 EACH or 4 for $10

Notice of Meeting Raglan Community Board

Public Notices XTREME LABOUR WEEKEND HOURS Friday and Sunday 8:30 – 4:30 Saturday and Mon 12:30 – 4:30pm Kerbside Collection will be one day late: Tues/Weds

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BLOW OUT SOMEONE ELSE’S CANDLE IN ORDER FOR YOUR CANDLE TO SHINE BRIGHTER Raglan Violence Prevention and Awareness

THE WHARF KITCHEN AND BAR unfortunately will not be opening Labour Weekend. Great food and cold beers will be worth the wait! Ph. 825 0010. Visit ‘The Wharf Kitchen and Bar’ on Facebook for updates.

4PM LEFT HAND BREAK RESTAURANT Is open and karaoke from our top Jock Johny C

Commercial To Let

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SAT 24 OCT @ YOT CLUB: Soundsplash Roots & Culture Stage Announcement party featuring Cornerstone Roots, L.A.B. and Downtown Brown, 8pm. SUN 25 OCT @ YOT CLUB: Sunday Sessions in the yard from 4:20 outside, 10pm inside. Free entry before 8pm. SUN 25 OCT @ ROCK-IT: Sunset Deck Sessions w/ My House from 3pm, free entry.

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Raglan Community Board will be held in the Supper Room, Town Hall, Bow Street, Raglan on Tuesday 10 November 2015 commencing at 6.00pm. A public forum will be held from 5.30pm. Note: In the event that the business of any Committee is not concluded on the advertised date, the meeting may be continued on a later date scheduled by the Committee prior to adjournment. This notice is given under section 46 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987. G J Ion Chief Executive

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B U D G E T ASSISTANCE @ Raglan Community House. Phone 825 8142 for an appointment. Become a Budget Service client and be eligible for a Bargain Basement 50% off clothing voucher.

Open 7 Days a week from 9am Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Friday Eats & Beats 5pm till 11 Saturday Rock-it 2nd Birthday!! Live DJ’s - DMTH 9pm till 1am Sunday Sunset Deck Sessions w/My House 3pm till 11pm

THURS 22 OCT @ YOT CLUB: Free pool, surf skate snow vids . Good sounds FRI 23 OCT @ YOT CLUB: DJ Dubsonic, Bass heavy bangers from 9 . Free entry SAT 24 OCT @ ROCK-IT: Rock-it 2nd Birthday! Live DJ’s, D-Jandal and Rayner, DMTH. 9pm till 1am. $5 presales available from Rock-it, $10 after 9pm.

Classifieds

WED 28 OCT R A G L A N RAMBLERS 9am from Wainui Rd car park next to the fire station - Heretu Cone - bring lunch.

Courses, classes & workshops

0800 492 452 www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz www.facebook.com/WaikatoDistrictCouncil

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RAGLAN REAL ESTATE

Raglan Real Estate Ltd Licenced (REAA 2008)

4 Violet St

1 ID#RAG22382 2 CLASSIC RAGLAN BACH

5 0.1 ICE 0.1 OFF 3 N TE TIO WHI C AU RAY M P 6

• Here is an excellent opportunity to get into the Raglan market and secure your first home, a rental investment or bach • This house offers two bedrooms, open plan living, sun-room, decking and freshly painted interior • It has just been recently insulated • A wood fire making this a cosy and warm environment • 405m² easy care section with off street parking

668 Wainui Rd

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View Open Home Sunday 2PM or by appt.

14 Opotoru Rd

Prior Auction Offers Considered Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282

1 1 ID#RAG22469 1 CLASSIC KIWI BACH

.15 CE .10OFFI 0 N 3 TE TIO WHI C AU RAY M P 6

• Here is a unique opportunity to secure a fabulous spot to spend your next holiday the way we used to at the bach with all the family, around the BBQ • Classic Kiwi bach situated on large flat 842m2 section • Wonderful investment opportunity for long term rental or book a bach style holiday accommodation • This is an ideal site to build your dream home in later years. Build up to capture the water views. • A short walk to safe swimming, cafes, shops, kayaking, boat ramp and paddleboarding • Prior Auction offers considered

View Open Home Monday 12PM or by appt.

12 Karioi Crescent

Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282

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CUTE IN KARIOI

5 0.1 ICE 0.1 OFF 3 N TE TIO WHI C AU RAY M P 6

• Tucked away you will find this private coastal cottage within walking distance to town and the beach • Offering 3 bedrooms a modern kitchen and bathroom with a deep claw foot bath tub to soak in • A sleep out for teens or guests offers convenience and space • Featuring wooden floors and decking on both sides for morning and afternoon sun Situated on 797m² • This property would be ideal holiday accommodation or book a bach • Prior auction offers considered

Open2View#350943 Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282

View Open Home Sat. 2PM or by appt.

View Open Home Saturday 12PM or by appt.

MAGICAL MANU BAY

• This is it! First time on the market in 40 years, absolute paradise

• Don’t try and compare this one-of-kind property with anything, there is nothing like it . anywhere!

• Almost 5 acres of absolute privacy, secluded walks through lush New Zealand bush with a tranquil bush stream • Prolific bird life including Kereru, Tui, Bell bird, Shining cuckoo, Morepork, Petrel, and even Penguin reflecting decades of careful protection

• This property runs right down to a secluded beach and looks down at the globally famous Manu Bay surf break first made famous in the iconic surf movie Endless Summer (google - Manu Bay, Raglan)

• Two existing, 2 bedroom dwellings one of which is the perfect, income generating surf chalet, (you can check out the feed-back on www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/4195491) • A 1 bedroom studio sleepout, numerous sheds, another sleepout, outside baths, organic gardens and orchard not to mention the ultimate building site with panoramic views of the magnificent west coast surf breaks and beaches!!

• Minutes from the best coffees in the country and moments from the protected Manu Bay boat ramp with access to the very best of west coast fishing at your doorstep.

Prior Auction Offers Considered Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282

78g Greenslade Rd .15 .11E 9 N 2 SIT TIO ON C AU 2PM

View Open Home Saturday 12PM or by appt.

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PEACE & TRANQUILITY IN MOONLIGHT BAY

• Proudly positioned capturing sun, glorious harbour views and magical moonlit nights • A mezzanine floor is a bonus bedroom, office space or library • Downstairs there is a large bedroom and living space which comes furnished with gym equipment • This 1096m² property also features a private and separate s/c fully furnished unit with its own views • With sensational views, a unique lifestyle and plenty of space this recently refurbished property is sure to impress!! • Prior auction offers considered

Julie Hanna 027 441 8964 Blair Hanna 021 0200 8282 2

FORTHCOMING AUCTIONS: 4 DeCeMbeR 2015

6 Government rd (house) 22 James street 6 Government rd (section) 81 Lorenzen Bay rd 116h GreensLade rd 6 smith street (section) 45B WaLLis street 11c Cross Street

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16b Smith St

HIDDEN GEM $435,000 • Situated within close walking distance to town this hidden gem is worthy of your inspection • An easy care, level section, the work here has been done • Holiday, live or as an investment the choices are numerous • Open plan living spaces which open onto a sunny north facing deck with views to the rugby grounds • A spacious home, double carport with potential to enclose provides good parking and storage opportunity in the future.

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OPEN HOMES

this weekend 24th, 25th & 26th October

SUN & SURF THIS SUMMER $385,000

View Open Home Sunday 12pm or by appt.

Graham Rope 021 222 7427

Saturday 12pm - 78g Greenslade Rd Auction | Saturday 12pm - 668 Wainui Rd Auction Saturday 12pm - 11c Cross St | Saturday 1pm - 18 Seabreeze Way Saturday 2pm - 12 Karioi Crescent Auction | Sunday 12pm - 1 Long St | Sunday 12pm - 16b Smith St Sunday 1pm - 773 Te Mata Rd | Sunday 1pm - 18 Seabreeze Way Sunday 2pm - 4 Violet St Auction | Monday 12pm - 14 Opotoru Rd Auction | Monday 1pm - 14 Te Hutewai

21 Bow St, Raglan Phone: 07 825 8669 Fax: 07 825 7410 Website: www.rwraglan.co.nz Email: raglan.nz@raywhite.com 16 RAGLAN Chronicle

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• Discover this private beach house with sleepout, nestled away and conveniently positioned only minutes from the town centre and harbour inlets • Step inside, you’ll love the open plan living spaces • An absolute gem with peaceful surroundings, compact section • Mountain views • ½ share in 1052m2

Graham Rope 021 222 7427 Tamara Athique 021 804 701

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Raglan Chronicle  

22 October 2015

Raglan Chronicle  

22 October 2015

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