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Businessman, police, slam local synthetic drug sales One of the biggest employers in the local region has Sergeant Palmer says, while there are legal implicabeen joined by local police in demanding a solution to tions with some of the drugs, and certainly with sales the sale of, and issues caused by, synthetic cannabis in to minors, there is also a moral issue. Waiuku. “Having people and families come into my office in a Lex Mills, who with his wife Karen, owns Waiuku New distressed state due to the effects of taking these prodWorld, says he has seen first-hand the effects of the ‘le- ucts make you realise that it has huge effects on the gal high’ among some of the young people among his people addicted to it. Legally, and morally something workforce, and this led him to look more closely into must be done to stop it. the availability of the products in the township. “The Police here certainly do not support the purWith around 160 employees, many chase, use or especially the supply of of them young, Lex says he has heard synthetic cannabis in any way shape of many cases of the damage caused to or form,” he says. “Having people and famifamilies by synthetic cannabis, and he Sergeant Palmer acknowledges that has talked to some of the outlets in the some people do not view it as seriously lies come into my office in area that stock it. as others, but believes the community a distressed state due to He says the results were staggering. as a whole should be more aware of the the effects of taking these While some of the retailers were open dangers posed. products make you realise about their sales of the product, oth“I understand that people can take ers denied they sold it at all - despite the view point that it is legal, therefore that it has huge effects... young people in the township detailthey are entitled to sell it or use it. That ...Legally, and morally ing where they had purchased it from. may be the case however one must something must be done “The amount of this product being look at the effects of its use, or likely to stop it.” sold in a small township is, frankly, effects, and start taking a much more quite scary,” Lex said yesterday. responsible and mature approach to “As a community, we need to ask it.,” he said yesterday. ourselves whether we need it here.” “Legal yes, morally no. If you sell, or Lex’s views are backed up by Waiuku Sergeant Simon use anything that you know has the potential of bad Palmer, who says his staff have had disturbing reports consequences then I would like to see people, and of violence, suicidal tendencies and the break-up of businesses, be more proactive. family units - all linked to the use of synthetic canna“I have heard people that are selling it say that its lebis. Waikato District Health Board spokesperson Mary gal, so they are doing nothing wrong. I think that this Anne Gill said recently that agencies involved had rec- is just a cop out and those people need to stand up, ognised the risks posed by the drugs in smaller com- and be counted. I would suggest taking a firm proacmunities. tive viewpoint would be better than hiding behind and “We’ve seen a number of issues at the Emergency blaming others. Department in Waikato Hospital while our mental “The Waiuku Police here support the ban of such health staff in the Thames- Coromandel have recorded substances, and shaming those businesses that are some disturbing side affects on users. blatantly selling to their customers, some of which are Ms Gill said those side effects have included severe underage!” he said. paranoia, visual and auditory hallucinations. In some other communities throughout New Zea“People coming down from the drug have experi- land, shop owners who have chosen not to stock the enced vomiting and a lack of control over their muscles products have displayed signs stating that they have or bodily functions. There has also been cases of the made the choice to support their community by volinability to speak, not eat and lack of sensation leading untarily refusing to sell it. to one person being burnt under a shower! In other areas, families have picketed stores that sell “In the Thames-Coromandel area, almost every sec- synthetic cannabis, and have asked that the rest of the ond case our mental health staff have discussed over community boycott the stores. recent months has had some element of the use of synLex Mills says the local community can take action if thetic drugs. It has been devastating for many of our it chooses to, and has placed a full page ad in this ediyoung population and their families, in one particu- tion of the Post asking for the views of the community. lar case from the Child and Adolescent team involved Feedback forms can be dropped off at either Waiuku a teenager who went into three consecutive seizures, New World or the Post Newspaper. lasting a total of 21 minutes.” See page 11 for further details.


The ‘World Famous in Waiuku’ horse Charlie White makes a return to school this week. All this week Charlie will be featuring at Sandspit Road School. A different class each day will be taking responsibility to dress Charlie White. On Monday Room 12 decided to celebrate the All Black’s test victory over France on Saturday night by dressing Charlie in the All Black and French colours. Principal of Sandspit Road School Graeme Newall said “the competition amongst the classes to see who will get the most Likes

on the Charlie White Facebook page is fierce. “It is tremendous that we can get involved with this unique Waiuku icon”, said Graeme. He went on to say that the whole school is waiting to see what the other classes will come up. People can check the progress and pictures throughout the week on the Charlie White Facebook page and vote a ‘like’ for the class that you think has done the best job. Local business Chris Dear Panelbeaters have put up a $100 prize for the class with the most votes.

A careers expo yesterday evening at Waiuku College featured representatives from around 40 businesses and training institutes from throughout the country and attracted a good crowd of people of all ages looking for career information. The expo bought together tertiary institutions, travel and tourism groups, IT, industry training organisations, the Waiuku Business and

Development Association, a flying school, hairdressing and veterinary trainers, DJ and sound engineering options, members of the military, Young Farmers and much more. Above: Karl Sutton, training advisor with BCITO, discussed job opportunities and training information with students Jordan Harrison, Kurt Speir and Hunter Marx yesterday evening.

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Pukekohe team place second The 2012 reigning champions, Pukekohe High School, came close to defending their title at the annual NZIC Analytical Chemistry Competition last week. The talented Year 13 team of Jemma Simmons, Tim Rasen, Alan Blakemore and Olivia Pointon came second in the competition, narrowly missing out on first place which was won by a team from Hamilton Boys’ High School. The University of Waikato event challenged 88 enthusiastic Year 13 students to spend a day in the University’s laboratories. Third place went to Mount Maunganui College, fourth place to Aquinas College and

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After a career in local hospitality spanning some 16 years, Barb Wilkinson says she is a ‘sucker for a challenge’ and has taken over as the new owner of the Englishstyle pub in Waiuku, the Wolf and Beaver.

Fresh challenges excite new owner for ‘Wolf’ After almost three months since taking ers. While the Kentish is a large hotel, one of over the ownership of Waiuku’s Wolf and the attractions of the Wolf and Beaver was Beaver English pub, Barb Wilkinson says its more intimate atmosphere, a cosy envishe has just about had a chance to draw ronment which patrons often comment on. breath now! However, the upstairs bar still caters for Asked what prompted her to take on the a good-sized crowd, while downstairs is bar, Barb laughs and says “I’m a sucker for a a function room which is ideal for smaller challenge, I guess.” birthday parties, private functions, semiThe main motivation however, was the nars and business and sports meetings. chance to look after her own pub, after 16 The room can cater for around 50 people years in the local hospitality industry, most and has its own televisions, private bar and recently as manager at Waiuku’s historic deck area. Kentish Hotel. Shortly after taking over ownership of Working in the industry she enjoys, in the Wolf and Beaver, Barb opened out the a town in which she grew up, is providing interior, removing some of the booths and fresh challenges and op‘decluttering’ as she says portunities for Barb. to create a more spacious Her parents, Bill and environment. The biggest Marion Churchill, owned changes though, for many a number of businesses patrons, has been the dein the township over the velopment of a new menu, years, including Churchwhich has retained the traill’s Drapers, where Ray ditional favourites, while White Realty is situated offering some entirely new now, as well as Wainand flavoursome dishes. wright’s Ladieswear shop, Entrees include and a milkbar in Queen crumbed camembert at Street known as the Ma$10, while main meals rina Lounge, which many range from $20 to $26 and of the locals remember include stuffed chicken fondly. breast, scotch fillet, fish Barb’s links with the of the day, and the wintown extend to her brothter staples of bangers and ers Peter and John, who Bar staff Alex Teare and Andrew mash, lamb shanks or own plumbing and join- Edwards are part of the ‘Wolf’ team. pork belly - a slow-roasted ery businesses respectively, while Barb’s sister Raewyn and her succulent pork on a bed of kumara mash, husband own a motoring business in the seasonal veges and apple syrup. The popular brunch menu, available from township. John has also been a member of the local 9am on weekends, starts from as little as $6 for coffee and a fresh-baked muffin, or $8 volunteer fire brigade for many years. Barb’s experience in the hospitality indus- for eggs on toast. Also on the menu is Eggs try started out initially at the wholesale area Benedict, steak, eggs and chips, a beef or of the Kentish Hotel, before later graduating cajun salad or the ‘Big Beaver Breakfast’. Naturally, the bar offers a wide range of to bar work on the pub’s pool competition local and imported beers, as well as cocknights. Her first thoughts were that it was ‘all tails, a revamped wine selection and teas a bit scary’ with a room full of blokes, but and coffees. “We’ve made a few changes, but our bigshe soon got to know the clientele and enjoyed the banter and good humour. After gest aim is to be a cosy, friendly little pub, obtaining her duty manager’s licence, Barb’s with great food, great value, and providing experience grew and she moved to admin- an excellent atmosphere,” Barb says. istration, before going into full-time man“Come and see us and check out our new agement of the hotel under one of its own- menu and meet the new team!” Phone: 09 235 7835



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Trip of a lifetime for local karate squad Counties Shotokan Karate has 25 representatives from its Pukekohe and Waiuku dojos heading to Barcelona, Spain for the Karate World Championships on June 30, and fundraising for the trip of a lifetime has been a big

part of their lives. Among the Waiuku representatives, joining James Hudson-Rooney, Andrew Frost and Jacob van Winden, is Grahame Newson, whose family started a new life in Waiuku after the devastation

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of the Christchurch earthquakes. Grahame started karate when he was around nine years old, continuing at Shirley Boys High School in Christchurch for three years until the earthquake. After seven months at Waiuku College, Grahame won a scholarship to Pukekohe M.I.T to study motorsport, but says he was “itching to get back to karate after having a few months off.” He joined Counties Shotokan Karate under Sensei Ray Irving of Pukekohe and Sensei Denise Walker of Waiuku. Since then, he has competed in three regional tournaments, finishing first and second in two of the events for Kumate and first in Team Kata in the third tournament. Grahame was invited by Sensei Ray Irving to the Barcelona World Championships, and fundraising became a major focus. “We have been fundraising as a team as well as for ourselves. Mum, (Julie Newson) and I worked hard for the last six months, with

Last Thursday the Waiuku College Clay Target Shooting Team travelled to Matamata Gun Club for the fourth secondary school shoot of the year, part of their continuing preparation for the nationals later in the year. Hosted by Matamata College, and attended by 153 shooters from around the Auckland and Waikato regions, the event only had three traps firing, so with 32 squads it turned into a long day. Foggy conditions early turned into a gloriously fine day, but despite almost perfect shooting weather most teams struggled, with low-scoring being the order of the day. Despite shooting, for them, a poor score, the Waiuku team of Dean Sands, Daniel Gleeson, Lloyd

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sausage sizzles, meat raffles, and a surf board raffle - rain or shine, we have been raising funds as well as training hard three nights a week and early morning runs in Pukekohe,” Grahame says. “I want to gain an experience and see where New Zealand is ranked on the world stage,” he adds, “I’m so excited and looking forward to Barcelona just to be a part of this experience will be an honour and so amazing. “With karate being my dedicated passion for the last 10 or so years I don’t want to come home empty handed and hope to do my family and Counties Shotokan. Since training under Sensei Ray and Denise Walker I believe our team have the best chance possible to bring home to the area some medals and trophies. “I also have to say thank you so much to those individuals and organisations who have supported the team and myself to help us achieve the funds to go to Barcelona.”

Agnew, Nelson Akast and Campbell Jolly placed third overall, narrowly missing out on second place to Tauranga Boys, with Hamilton Boys winning it. The Wai-

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Almost 1000 callouts for Waiau Pa Brigade since inception It was a grass fire that first raised the thought of a fire brigade in the minds of Waiau Pa and Districts residents and was taken up by Noleen McLarin who was on the Franklin Council. Further traction occurred in early 1988 when some locals will remember the horror of watching a house in Stevenson Road burn to the ground, while waiting for the Patumahoe Fire Brigade to arrive. Soon afterwards concerned citizens got together for a meeting at the Clarks Beach Yacht Club and the Waiau Pa and Districts Volunteer Fire Brigade was born in May 1988. Locals got behind the project and the brigade would particularly like to mention Sid and Pat Owen, Keith Theobold, Tom Boyd, Dig Pearce and their families who provided huge on-going support and are honorary life members of the Fire Brigade. With the help of Patumahoe Fire Brigade the first training night involved rolling out hoses at the Waiau Pa Domain with 27 volunteers signed up to train. Having three regular fire fighters amongst the volunteers, was a big help and training progressed rapidly, the regulars were a great source of second hand equipment. The first appliance in 1988 was a rural fire fighting trailer with a portable pump that was hard to start! The first outing for the Commer Fire Appliance

was to a house fire in Torkar zles, public dances including Road, which was fully alight a vice versa and a Karaoke following a stove fire - there night, haymaking, raffles, was a good turnout as the demolishing houses, moving firemen were doing first aid large objects such as piano’s, training at the Clarks Beach and preparing charity grant Yacht Club just down the applications. Volunteer families were road at the time of the call. In the early days the alarm also involved in making was raised using a Telephone these events a success. At first volunteers proTree. The Fire Service would call the Camp Ground, vided their own uniforms, consisting of which would farm gumboots call the top and and old overalls, bottom names The Waiau Pa finding a supply on the volunBrigade has of second hand teer telephone black helmets list, each fireattended 984 and silver jackets man would local calls over was a big step forthen ring one further firethe past 25 years, ward. In 1994 the man and the including house Council proword would get vided funding around. This fires, farm buildfor bright yelwasn’t hard as ings, scrub fires, low overalls, yeleveryone only had a three car accidents, first low helmets and fire fightdigit phone response medical proper ing gumboots…. number. Nowadays and special service for the first time everybody finally all volunteers calls. matched! carry a pager In 2000 a major or listen out for fundraising efthe fire siren. Meetings were held at fort provided structural fire the Yacht Club or the Camp fighting kit for all volunteers. Ground and the truck was With the change from Rural kept in Sid Owen’s Farm to New Zealand Fire Service full uniforms are now supShed on Clarks Beach Road. After training (which could plied to all fire fighters. In 1990 the Commer Truck be anywhere in the district), a few refreshments were was changed for a manual shared on the side of the gear box International Fire Appliance, followed by an road and enjoyed by all. Fundraising was a major ex Steel Mill International part of the volunteer’s lives, Truck in 1995. The brigade’s first diesel with some sort of activity happening every month in- appliance arrived in 1999 cluding golf and bowling and the old Ex Steel Mill tournaments, sausage siz- truck was then used for three weeks in January that year by the Council to pump water following the major Pukekohe Flood. In 2001 a small group of fire fighters led by Craig Panoho formed an incorporated society and raised over $500,000 for a brand newbright green “Fire Pa” Scania Truck which arrived in 2003, and is still the envy of many other Fire Stations. Further support vehicles included a Pajero, Chev and finally the current van.

In 1994 the money was raised to build the current two bay shed at Waiau Pa, with the training room added behind in 1996. This was an old office block removed from the Steel Mill with locals pitching in to knock it into its current shape. Over the years 48 Volunteers have completed the three years of service required to make the Honours

Board with two of the original members still answering fire calls. The Waiau Pa Brigade has attended 984 local calls over the past 25 years, these have included house fires, farm buildings, scrub fires, car accidents, first response medical and special service calls. The future of the Fire Brigade is strong and well supported now by the New Zealand Fire Service. The

brigade would like to thank the community for their support over the past 25 years, recently demonstrated by the resounding community response to a recent Garage Sale. The brigade continues to upgrade its non-fire service equipment including a current fundraising goal which is for a further $40,000 for a new Operational Support Vehicle to replace its van.


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Art gives boost to Waiau Pa Fire Brigade Paper Plus party The Waiau Pa Art group has a stellar line-up for its ‘Home-Brood’ arts festival kicking off this Friday night. The festive exhibition marks the Winter Solstice, (June 21), and celebrates and recognises the diverse range of artistic talent hidden in the local community. Paintings, sculpture, music, pottery, body-art, and cultural fire-dancing will be showcased throughout the weekend along with demonstrations of art-making processes.

As always, with every exhibition, the Waiau Pa Art Group have assisted a well deserving local organisation by donating a portion of the proceeds. This year, by unanimous vote, the Waiau Pa Volunteer Fire Brigade will be the recipients of this donation. Doors open on Friday evening at 6.30pm with official entertainment beginning at 7pm. The celebrations include live music by Mark Rosieur and Aron Horton – pivotal

members of the very popular local band “Southern Jam” There will also be a bodyart model– painted by local member Cathy Davies, who was one of the outstandingly talented artists who painted the models for the Breast Cancer Calendar 2012. Also in the line–up is a Fire-Dancing Performance (weather permitting). The opening night entry fee is $5 per person – some refreshments provided while entry for the rest of the weekend will be by gold

coin donation, with children free to enter. The exhibition is open from 9am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday, with entry fees donated to the fire brigade. There will also be a raffle with prizes including a Reiki Session with Sri Benham, picture framing coupon by Elise Smith, a caricature Portrait by Helen Parsons and more; the raffle will be drawn on the Sunday at 4pm. The event is also be supported by Creative Communities New Zealand.

Far left: exhibiting at the Waiau Pa Art Group this weekend are Elise Smith, Sri Benham and Jo Bridge. In front is Toni Dolan.

Left: Helen Parsons and Jane Tan display some of the work that will be on show this weekend at Waiau Pa.

Waiuku Paper Plus is breaking out the balloons and cutting the cake in celebration of the brand marking its 30th birthday. Store owners Yunus and Sophia Khan say it is an exciting time to be part of the brand and is asking locals to call in to the store for their party this Saturday when a large cake will be cut to share, free balloons will be available for children, and there will be plenty of prizes and giveaways. “Since buying Waiuku Paper Plus in March last year, we’ve come to know so many people in the town, and we want to take this opportunity to say thank you. Call in and see us between 10am and 1pm on Saturday,” they say.


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As a community, we can say NO

the sale of synthetic cannabis Synthetic cannabis is widely available in the Franklin region. It doesn’t have to be. As a community, we can choose to shop at those outlets who make the choice not to stock these products. The Waikato District Health Board has already seen a number of issues at the Emergency Department in Waikato Hospital, while in the Thames- Coromandel area, almost every second case the mental health staff have discussed over recent months has had some element of the use of synthetic drugs. Side effects can include severe paranoia, visual and auditory hallucinations. There has also been cases of the inability to speak, not eat and lack of sensation leading to one person being burnt under a shower. One teenager went into three consecutive seizures, lasting a total of 21 minutes. What should we do? It’s up to you. Should we promote those retailers who refuse to stock it in our region? Should we name the retailers who make it available to our young people and others? It’s time to stand up. Tell us what you think. We CAN make a difference in our community.

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Rare pocket watch shows its hand Inspired by the last In Black and White which featured the photograph of Queen Elizabeth in Pukekohe in 1953, Waiuku’s Malcolm Freeman contacted the Post to tell of a treasured memento of the Queen’s Coronation. In the 1950s Malcolm lived with his parents at Point Chevalier in Auckland. On his ninth birthday in 1953 they presented Malcolm with a Coronation pocket watch, which he has treasured ever since. “In all those years, this watch has never needed any repairs, it has just kept working every time I have remembered to wind it up,” said Malcolm. Last week he took his treasure to Waiuku’s long-time watchmaker Sid Richardson, who carefully took the back off the watch to reveal its original British movement. “It is remarkable that it is still working after 60 years, and is a testimony to the quality,” said Sid. The watch has a colourful picture of the Queen flanked by flags of the Commonwealth. Instead of numerals around the face, the word Coronation is spelt. On the reverse side the Royal crest is engraved. On checking the web, it appears the watch carries a brand of Ingersoll, although it is not shown anywhere on the watch. In 1921 the original company went bankrupt, but was bought by another watch company and the brand continued. It certainly is a beautiful vintage watch. Malcolm is keen to find out a bit more information about the number of these watches made and how many were sold in New Zealand. If you know of any information contact bill@

Birds in my backyard I love the fact that I have many native birds that frequent my property. The kereru (wood pigeon) are plentiful at present, along with the perhaps not so native harrier hawk that does a customary glide past the spot where Ngaire throws the vegetable peelings each morning to the twittering piwakawaka (fantail) and the multiplying radiant tui. Each morning as I am having my shower I love to look out on the numerous tui feeding in the coastal banksia trees that surround our property. Last week, however, I was surprised to see another bird in the banksia trees feeding on the nectar. It was one I certainly hadn’t seen there before. Upon checking with my resident bird expert Ngaire, and calling her to confirm my sighting I was pleasantly surprised to find the bird was a kaka. It appears that at this time of year when normal food sources are depleted on predator-free off shore islands they move to the mainland to feed. Sightings are becoming more common in the upper North Island north of a horizontal line approximately through Huntly to Te Aroha. If you are keen to encourage kaka or other native birds in your garden, here’s what you can do: 1. Protect native trees in your neighbourhood or on your farm. Fence these off to exclude animals that may damage the trees or prevent natural regeneration of seeds (from cattle and sheep to deer and goats). 2. Plant native tree species for future food sources and nest sites. These include trees such as puriri, rimu, totara, kauri, kahikatea, kowhai, rewarewa, karo, etc. Any native tree that produces flowers and fruit will benefit kaka and other native birds such as kereru and tui. 3. Control pests including stoats, possums, rats and feral cats that are known to attack and destroy kaka eggs, chicks, and adult females on the nest, or are a threat to fledglings that are just learning to fly. All these pests are an equal threat to kaka, so any pest control programme preferably needs to target the full range. Any sightings of kaka could be recorded at, or contact

Flax for the mill

Malcolm Freeman with his vintage Coronation watch in hand, in front of another pride and joy — his 1968 Dodge Dart GT convertible car. Inset - the Coronation pocket watch.

Heavy rain soaks Waiuku township A heavy rain storm crossed West Franklin at 5pm on Sunday. Minor flooding in some residential areas resulted and included surface flooding and pondage on the Golf Club and other low lying areas. The storm water catchment area of Lions lake and the river estuary beside River Lane worked well to avert serious flooding which has occurred in previous heavy rain events. The photo shows Lions Lake at its peak with water levels well over the footpath around the edge. The lights reflecting from the Z Service Station and Beaurepairs highlight one lonely duck who stayed to brave the downpour.

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Daily 10.45am (not Mon) + Sun, Tue 8pm Robert (Bob) Perry, father of Peter Perry and Mable Cox, with a load of flax for the mill. Mable says that the photo (below) was taken before Bob was married and that was in 1910 and Peter recalls his father saying that it was taken in the Kohekohe area. “The men used to sleep in tents while they were cutting the flax,” said Mable, “but we cannot remember if he told us where he took the flax.” If anyone can recall a flax mill in the Kohekohe area please contact and let us know. If there are photos of a mill in the area we would love to publish them.


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Hypnotist to help World Challenge effort A hypnotist show in Waiuku next month is part of a mammoth fundraising effort by 20 local youngsters as they prepare for a World Challenge expedition to Southeast Asia. In January next year the group of 20 Waiuku College students will be travelling to Vietnam and Cambodia, however, this is no exotic holiday. As part of the programme the students are challenged to raise as much of the $7,300 cost (each) of their expedition themselves; put together a detailed itinerary for the expedition; plan and run a short tramping expedition here in New Zealand, and manage the expedition’s funds when overseas. The students also have to organise all transport, accommodation and catering arrangements when overseas, undertake a five to seven day trek and participate in a community or environmental project using materials and resources paid for out of the funds they have raised. Waiuku College believes that this is a meaningful and worthwhile experience and has joined forces with World Challenge to provide the group of young people with the chance to become potential leaders of the future. By participating in the programme students will have the chance to develop a number of personal at-

tributes, including a sense of personal accomplishment, team skills, leadership skills and gain a wider perspective

on life. The trip will also highlight cultural awareness and by being involved in the ad-

ministration of the event, the teenagers will also be developing financial management skills. The group have already been hard at work raising money to pay for the expedition. They took part in the Sand to Mud and ran a stall at the Family Day. They have also run a disco for pupils at Waiuku Primary and numerous sausage sizzles. On July 10 and 11 Dave Upfold the hypnotist will be performing at the College with all profits going to the World Challenge group. Left: some of the team from the World Challenge expedition group, who completed the Sand to Mud fun run earlier this year in full tramping gear, including heavy packs.

Singers and Christmas at St Andrews The June Sunday at St Andrews was a special event earlier this month as the Greater Auckland Chorus entertained guests during a threecourse Christmas dinner. A good crowd arrived to enjoy the singers, and partake in a Christmas meal with all the trimmings.

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This outstanding building site on 8.37ha is available to 1 lucky purchaser. Power & phone to gate & an easement to bore water. Driving access to Kariotahi Beach & freshwater lake stocked with trout. Only 5mins from Waiuku, 40 mins to Auckland Airport & hour to Auckland CBD. Call now to view this exciting lifestyle opportunity in a superior gated subdivision (2 other larger blocks also available for sale).

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SPECTACULAR LIFESTYLE OPPORTUNITY $817,000 4 bedroom Jennian home with 7 acres and 180 deg panoramic WAIUKU views of Manukau Harbour with semi self containedsleepout EXECUTIVE EXTRAVAGANZA - $PBN Extensive 5-bdrm family home, 3 living areas, 3 bathrooms. Designer kitchen & open and extra garaging, only 10 minutes from Waiuku. plan family area lead on to portico and swimming pool, large sep media room also has POLLOK

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Waiuku Policing report by Sergeant Simon Palmer

140 incidents in four weeks for local police Hi, I hope the last few weeks have been good and everybody is taking the time to ensure their house security is up to standard. Outside sensor lights, window latches, cutting away of unnecessary vegetation and deadbolts are all things that can deter a would be burglar. Keep a list of serial numbers, photograph your items, note make and model of items and any identifiable features. Keep your car locked and any valuables out of view. Put them in the boot if need be. Do not leave items in your car that will identify where you live, as if it’s broken into parked away from your home then it indicates that no one could be at your home. Both Ross Crawford and Donovan Kawau have warrants out for their arrest. It would pay to sort these out sooner rather than later. Waiuku Police arrested four individuals the other week. Three had warrants for their arrest and two of these also had shoplifted from a couple of local shops. A 32 year old female had her bail opposed and she spent a couple of weeks in prison waiting for her court case. A good result, as we ended up taking three to ‘Hotel Manukau’ for the night. We have had a num-

ber of people stopped over the past few weeks that have never held a licence. It’s not just a $400 fine, if you get caught again without a licence the vehicle you are driving ends up getting impounded. So please do the right thing and sit your driving test. There have been a couple of accidents of late. People have not been driving to the conditions especially if it had been raining. Going around a corner at normal speed in good weather is totally different than if the road is wet. Adjust the manner of your driving to avoid it being a costly exercise. Police visited an address on the coast this past week. Eight cannabis plants were found growing in the shed. A number of firearms were located insecure as well as the ammunition that goes with them. This is a total breach of the regulations and will be taken further. Police also located other drug paraphernalia, scales, pipes, deal bags, and containers that had once had methamphetamine in them. The occupant was not at the address, but will be spoken to in due course. Police arrested a 16 year old female for breaking into a vehicle on Riverside drive on the weekend. Some good work from members of the

public helped to locate her. To date there has been around 140 reported incidents in the last four weeks. This does not include over the counter, phone queries, or traffic related tickets. So as you can see it has been pretty busy.

If you are suspended driving due to excess demerits, then do not get caught after that. You will be arrested, vehicle impounded and it will end up costing you a lot of money. Remember that the phone number for Crimestoppers is 0800 555 111 or www. Use this if you want your information to be anonymous. We always consider the information that people give to us, and it can help in piecing together the jig saw. That’s all for this week, once again from the team here in Waiuku: Lorraine, Laura, Greg, Toby and Rod, thanks for all your help, we rely on your information to make our job easier, and Waiuku a safer place to live, play and work in.

50 years married

It was a celebratory day for family and friends on Saturday as Jimmy and Margaret Stewart enjoyed a party at Waiuku’s Wolf and Beaver to mark 50 years of marriage. The June 15 function, held in the Underground function rooms, was exactly to the day since June 15, 1963, when the couple tied the knot.

Barfoot & Thompson support womens health A women’s health seminar to be held at the Pukeoware Hall next month, (July 18), will also benefit Starship Hospital, with all proceeds being donated to the Trust. Barfoot and Thompson are one of the major sponsors of Starship, and the Waiuku branch is sponsoring the women’s health seminar, which will feature international speaker Diana Burgess. Diana is a naturopath, and is expected to deliver an informative


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and understanding the link between adrenal fatigue and PMS. The event starts at the Pukeoware Hall at 7pm and runs to 9pm, with limited tickets available. Tickets are $10, and there will be no door sales, but can be purchased from Barfoot and Thompson, 16 Queen Street, Waiuku. Contact 235 0880 for further information. There will be raffles available on the night to further assist with fundraising for Starship.

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136 anglers take to water in annual gurnard competition Scott Parker dressed for the weather with his fourth-placed gurnard. Below centre: Overall winner Wayne Farrow travelled all the way from Whakatane. Far right: Arron Parker shows off his catch.

Counties Sport Fishing Club ran their annual Grunter Hunter gurnard-only fishing competition on Sunday June 9. There was a lot of interest in the build up to the competition which was open to all anglers. Club President Karl Sutton told me that the club was keen to promote these family type events to dispel the myth that the club is for game fishermen only as well as to demonstrate to the community that has supported the club so well over the years that they have their interests at heart. 136 anglers took advantage of that, possibly encouraged by a $1000 first prize for the heaviest overall gurnard. The decision was made to have a kids section where the ten heaviest gurnard were to get a prize and also be eligible for overall prizes. That proved to be a popular decision with 15

junior anglers entered. With safety a top priority for the club, the call to run the event was left to the last minute. Rain may be uncomfortable but the forecast for an easing wind overrode any creature comforts and the decision was made to go ahead. That call fell on my shoulders as the head of the Grunter Hunter committee and left me with a sleepless night! The first boat was out in torrential rain at 3am, we joined them four hours later, but not before catching up with a gentleman who had made the trip from Whakatane, starting his unforgettable trip at 2am, he nearly turned back at Matata but you can’t keep a good man down and he pressed on. Reality set in at the Bombay Service Centre when he stopped for good kiwi breakfast of coffee and a pie and was soaked in the short run from the car. The sea conditions were a little rocky but safe enough and the rain kept most fishermen huddled in their cabins. Fortunately the turn of the tide saw the sea flatten out and the wind stop, resulting in perfect conditions. While the fishing was difficult, the event

ran well with all boats returning safely to take advantage of the free barbeque, a feature of the CSFC family friendly events. Wayne Farrow who travelled all the way from Whakatane got a great round of applause when he was called up onstage to receive a prize for his epic journey and another when he was announced as the overall winner! The name of his boat? Mission Accomplished, he got that right. To top it off he won a raffle as well. I guess when your luck’s in, best you go fishing! This event is now firmly established on the local fishing calendar and I look forward to getting out there next year to do it again. Despite hard fishing on the day, this is the prime gurnard catching time with our boats and others getting great hauls in the days leading up to the event. Counties Sport Fishing Club thank all who took part on the day, our tireless helpers and the owners and staff of DKM Fishing & Marine for sponsorship and assistance with ticket sales. Take care on the water & see you out there. - Smudge.

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involved, and also the age and general health of the dog affected. Coughing can last up to three weeks. With more severe cases, particularly in very young or old dogs or dogs with underlying disease there is a risk of developing a serious pneumonia. It is a common misconception that only dogs which are taken to boarding kennels or shows are at risk of developing Canine cough. In reality this is a very con-

tagoius disease and any dog which has even infrequent contact with other dogs or is walked along public roads or in parks where other dogs have been can pick it up. Vaccines are available which provide protection against two of the more commom causes of Canine cough. It is a requirement of most boarding kennels and ‘daycare’ facilities that all dogs attending are vaccinated against Canine cough. Vaccination is recom-

mended for any dog, especially if the dog is at greater risk of developing complications. Speak to your vet when your are next in about whether your dog is at risk, and what vaccination options are available.

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Guilty plea for pet’s ill-treatment Takanini woman Robin Olive pleaded guilty last week to ill-treating a dog in her care and was sentenced to 100 hours community work and was disqualified from owning dogs for five years. Late last year, an SPCA Inspector, acting on a tip-off, discovered ‘Lady’ – a white, female, Whippet Bull Terrier crossbreed – tied upat Olive’s Takanini address. The dog was in poor body condition, with backbone, hips, and ribs clearly visible,and she was covered in sores. The dog was seized and transported to SPCA Auckland for a veterinary examination and treatment.She weighed only 12.5kg and was suffering from generalised demodectic mange. The Veterinarian concluded that the dog’s poor condition was due to inadequate feeding for many days, if not weeks. He also stated that being significantly underweight and

suffering from mange would have caused the dog ongoing distress, and that any lay person should have realised the dog was underweight and in need of veterinary treatment. Veterinary records show the dog had been suffering from severe mange since July 2012 but Olive had not been able to afford proper treatment. SPCA Auckland has also provided numerous food parcels and shelter for ‘Lady’ in the past. Olive admitted that she was struggling financiallyand found it difficult to provide her dog with medication and food. “This case sends a clear signal to dog owners that being short of cash is no excuse – you are responsible for providing adequate food, vet treatment, and other necessities for your animals,” says Christine Kalin, CEO of SPCA Auckland. ‘Lady’ has now been forfeited to SPCA Auckland and will be put up for adoption as soon as possible.

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Joel Fraser

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Ardmore remain at the top of the premier table The current Counties Power Cup holders Ardmore Marist remain comfortably at the top of the Counties Power Club Rugby premiership table after edging out Waiuku 2317. Waiuku got the first try of the match which was set up from a line out 30m out and saw the back and forwards interact for lock Sam Cole to score in the corner. Ardmore Marist responded from broken play for a try to be score near the posts by red bearded Tyrone Lefau with the conversion hit the uprights. Waiuku added more points by slotting two penalties. Waiuku lost their line out ball, which Ardmore reacted quickly to and stretched the ball wide for Anthony Lavea to angle back in to score which was converted, ending the half at 12-11 in Ardmore Marists favour. After the break the next twentyfive minutes was a real arm wrestle from both sides. Finally the points started to come with a penalty to Ardmore Marist. Waiuku responded slotting their own penalty, again making it a one point game. Ardmore Marist extended their lead by kicking another penalty. Both sides were des-

perate to score with time running out, Waiuku tried to clear deep from their 22 and their miss-directed kick was gathered by Ardmore Marist’s Tyrone Lefau who score the crucial try. Waiuku had the final say with another penalty by Tom Halse which gave them a bonus point. In the bottom of the table clash in the Counties Power profile match, Patumahoe picked up five points after beating Papakura 7510. Vernon Comley crossed the line four times, John Vui twice and Kane Hancy, Rees Logan, Brad Muirson, Joshua Van Lieshout and Sean Reidy all scored a try each with Sean Reidy adding the extras with the boot. For Papakura, Bradley Wade slotted a penalty to get them on the score board. The PGG Wrightson Player of the Day was Patumahoe’s vetran lock Alepino Olosoni. As the business end approaches Karaka are on a bit of a role, having beaten Onewhero 34-23 on the hill. They are the top bonus point scoring team in the competition having collected ten so far which could prove vital for a top four finish.

Cosmopolitan bowls Bowls Pukekohe Cosmopolitan Winter Tournament results: Tuesday Triples. May 14: 1st Andrea Williams Marama Onehi Ann Thomson. 2nd Yvonne Urwin Tom Bracken Val Paulsen. 3rd Ann McLean Mike Martinovich Glyn Judson. May 21: 1st Bev Craig Adrienne Tilyard Jan Lynsky. 2nd Malcolm Sharp Ron Wellwood Blondie Taupo 3rd Glen Newton Danny Roberts Irene Hadley. May 28: 1st Yvonne Urwin Tom Bracken Val Paulsen.

2nd, Adrienne Tilyard, Pauline and Peter Hayward. 3rd Malcolm Sharp Ron Wellwood Blondie Taupo. Bayleys Friday Classic Fours, May 31: 1st Mike Martinovich Glyn Judson Mary Bush Ann McLean. 2nd Neil Fisher Harry Williams Ray Goldsmip Mike Marlin. 3rd Sam Compston Peter Sinclair Joy Sinclair Jack Greig. 4th Brian Paulsen Yvonne Urwin Tom Bracken Kevin Orsbourn. 5th Ray Seaman Ernie Gibbon Graham Alexander Alan Ferguson.

It was a good free flowing game which showed the contrast in styles with Onewhero dominant in the forwards and Karaka showing their pace in the backs. Onewhero’s Nathan Langsford scored the first try from good pressure play which he converted. Karaka replied when they raced down the left hand side from their own 22 and found Josh Rowlands in support to dive over for their first try. Winger Tavite Gadeisuva replicated the move down the right hand side to score which was converted. Karaka’s halfback Danny Tusitala crossed the chalk when he was in support to finish off the play under the posts which was converted. Onewhero finished the half with a penalty making it 19-10 to Karaka. In the second half, Onewhero opened with two penalties to Langsford closing the gap to three points. Karaka scored after a midfield break by their first-five Kalione Hala who passed to Rowlands to dot down for his second try. Onewhero’s Christopher Pongi barged over to score from some good forward play again making

Hockey Local hockey results from the weekend were: U13 Kohe Fantastix lost 6-1 against Waiau Pa POD Zoe Litchfield. U13 Kohe GT won 9-1 against Strathallen Jessamae Aiken U11 Kohe Yellow won 6-1 against Waiau Pa White POD Diego Moller U11 Kohe Ninjas lost 6-0 against Waiau Pa Black POD Finlay Saunders U9 Kohe won 8-5 against OPHC POD Fynn Fletcher U6 Kohe won against Pap/ WP POD Kayla Slack

it a three point difference. Karaka slotted a penalty and from the kick off scored from a slap down pass with Gadeisuva running 50 metres to score in the corner. Onewhero were on strong attack for the last twenty minutes but Karaka held them out to finish the game. Player of the day for Karaka was Tavite Gadeisuva and for Onewhero their scrum was strong with Boof Henson awarded the Player of the Day for his leadership and performance. Pukekohe needed to bounced back from last week and they did beating Manurewa in a high scoring match 44-31. It was an entertaining match to watch where both teams delivered blows and show patches of good play. Two tries each were traded in the first half with Pukekohe’s hooker Mark Price and centre Nigel Watson crossing the line early and Manurewa’s Louis Maxwell and hooker Michael Lea dotting down for five pointers. The penalties went twoone in Pukekohe’s favour which gave them a 20-17 lead at half time. Immediately from the kick off in

the second spell Lewis Moore dotted down for his first of two tries which now sees him the top try scorer on the PGG Wrightson Leader board. Pukekohe gained a bit of control when Willie Ione scored in the left hand corner. Manurewa replied with their own try when Louis Maxwell picked up his second of the day which was converted by the classy boot of Ahsee Tuala. A kick through from Pukekohe’s Maama Vaipulu was collect by Lewis Moore who crossed for his second try and player of the day Nigel Watson saw him too collect his second try of the match under the post from set phase. Manurewa Josh Levi scored in the last minute of the game to close the score. Pukekohe will be pleased with their scrums and the placement kicking of Joe Reynolds and Jared Page showed some solid form with the boot kicking six from seven. For Manurewa their highlights were their open expansive game that a sevens team would have been proud of with impressive dangerous offloads coming from all angles. Hooker Michael Lea and halfback Matt Talaese were solid.

Karaka atop Reserve Grade Rugby Karaka’s consistency has them sitting on top of the Premier Reserve grade in Counties Power Club Rugby after beating Onewhero 203. Manurewa beat Pukekohe 18-10, Ardmore Marist held out Waiuku 16-10 and Patumahoe beat Papakura 33-7. Drury still sit on top of Division 2 after scoring 28 unanswered points against Manurewa and it was a score of threes and ones when Te Kauwhata beat Puni 31-13 in the other match. There was a change of leader in the U21 grade when

Patumahoe took the lead, sitting one point ahead of Bombay after beating Papakura 56-0. Karaka beat Waiuku 4113, Ardmore Marist defeated Manurewa 49-12 and Pukekohe secured an 18-7 win over Bombay. Hauraki North remain the front runners in the U19

division after their 46-5 win over Bombay. Pukekohe beat Drury by a good margin, 44-10, Onewhero edged out Patumahoe 21-19 and Pirongia battled it out for a 17-16 win over Karaka. In the U85kg grade Ardmore Marist beat College Rifles 28-14.

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Waiuku Netball Centre draw for this weekend Draw for Waiuku Netball Centre, Saturday 22nd June 2013. Office Bearers: Kathy Maxwell, Eleanor Kitching. Duty Club/s 8.0011.40am Pukeoware 11.40-3.20pm Pukeoware . Lolly Shop: 8.00-11.40 Pukeoware 11.40-3.20pm Pukeoware. Canteen: 8.00-11.40am Pukeoware 11.40-3.20pm Pukeoware. Timekeeper: Billie Knight, Margie Hornell. 8.30am College Gold v Waiau Pa Remix, College Silver v Skin For Life, College Red v College Purple, Pukeoware Rebels v Waiuku Primary Courts, Waiau Pa Celebs v Glenbrook Starfire. 9.25am College Embers v College Yellow, Young Wives v Rags Remo Ltd, Waiau Pa Pulse v College Pink, College Blue v College Lime. 10.20am Frenz v Salients 1, Waiuku Maori Sports Club Snr 1 v College Platinum, Sandspit Infernoz v Waiuku Primary Chicks, Waipipi Stormers v Waiau Pa Tigers, Swampy View Future Ferns Red v Glenbrook Sapphires. 11.15am Cossie v Brian James GB’s, Phone: 09 235 7835

Wiauku Primary Stars v Sandspit Stars, Swampy View Red v Waipipi Waves, Awhitu Diamond Dodgers v Swampy View Future Ferns Gold. 12.10pm Loyal v Fusion, Glenbrook Makaira v Coast, Waiuku Maori Sports Club Snr 2 v Waiau Pa Wildcats, Sandspit Devils v Sandspit Creepers, Sandspit Shakers v Pukeoware Shinning Stars. 1.05pm Easy Trim v College Brass, Swampy View Silver v Glenbrook Mingles, Waiau Pa Fudgies v Pukeoware Sapphires, Waipipi Winners v Waiuku Primary Scorers. 2.00pm Waiuku Maori Sports Club Snr A v Brian James Elite, Pukeoware Satellites v Sandspit Blasters, Waiau Pa Rockit v College Navy, Waiuku Maori Sports Club Jnr A v Waiuku Primary No Name, Sandspit Shockwaves v Swampy View Black. BYE: College Bronze, College Ivory, College Jade, College Black, Glenbrook Blueberries, Awhitu Sapphires, Glenbrook Pulse, Awhitu Angels. UMPIRES 8.30am Tracey Phillips, Monique



Raaymakers, Kathy Maxwell, Trish Chitty, Rags Remo Ltd x 1, Toni Dolan, Sandspit x 2, Waiuku Primary x 2. 9.25am Skin For Life x 1, Cossie x 1, Chelsyee Collins, Amber Turner, Waiuku Maori Sports Club Snr 1 x 1, Brian James GB’s x 1, Frenz x 1, Jo O’Neale. 10.20am Michelle Wilson, Teresa Geayley, Bronwyn Sloane, Carol Andrew, Waipipi x 1, Waiau Pa x 1, Katie McGregor, Glenbrook x 1. 11.15am Marshall Woodward, Jordyn Griffiths-Murdock, Waipipi x 1, Waiuku Maori Sports Club Snr2 x 1, Waiuku Primary x 1, Pukeoware x 1. 12.10pm Maree Wallace, Tara Coe, Alex Jones, Waiuku Maori Sports Club Snr A x 1, Brian James Elite x 1, Easy Trim x 1, Lyzann Tara, Otaua x 1. 1.05pm Jan O’Neill, Kim Mariner, Coast x 1, Pukeoware x 1, Aka Aka x 1, Sandspit x 1. 2.00pm Eleanor Kitching, Erin Bindon, Aka Aka x 1, Glenbrook x 1, Loyal x 1, Fusion x 1, Sandspit x 2, Pukeoware x 1, Waiau Pa x 1.

If this is you, collect your prize in person from the Waiuku Netball Office on the next playing Saturday or phone the office on 235 8813. Kindly donated by Subway, Bowen Street, Waiuku

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Above, left to right, at the opening, were Peter Clotworthy, Dick Sheehan, Trish Chitty and Alan Dawson. Right: Peter and Glenda Clotworthy cut the ceremonial ribbon. Below right; a fearsome haka was performed by the Waiuku College First XV.

Celebration as historic room opened With a resounding haka from the Waiuku College first XV, and after a blessing by local rugby stalwart Trish Chitty, the renovated Waiuku Rugby Club scoreboard room was officially opened on Sunday by Counties legend Peter Clotworthy. Dick Sheehan opened proceedings in the rugby club, pointing out that the concept began at Christmas last year, when it was suggested a new window should be placed in the upstairs room. “Brian Palmer thought we could make better use of it, and the idea of a historical record of the club began from there.” “Dave Grimmond donated the window, Clint Hornell supplied the steel beam that sits above it, Dave Ellery, Wax Saunderson and Lloyd Barriball put the window in, Nils McGee and Stumpy (Holmes) did some sort of a little deal on the carpet, so we got that at no cost to the club, John Andrews and family donated the handrail, and a number of others helped

with painting the room. “It’s been great to see people asking what they can do for the club, rather than the other way around, as can happen,” Dick said. Alan Dawson was then asked to introduce Peter, (between the two of them, they have played around 328 games for Counties), and he opened his speech by telling the young players from the College that he himself began his rugby career at the local school, before embarking on a premier career at aged 19. Of Peter Clotworthy, he said simply: “When it comes to having a discussion about the best players at this club, essentially, you are just trying to work out who was secondbest, because Peter was the best.” Alan spoke of the importance of loyalty to the club, and being a part of something bigger than just having a game on a Saturday, finishing by saying “playing is the easy part, the club is made of

people who will give up their time and give something back.” Peter Clotworthy recalled that he first came to Waiuku as a youngster with Auckland Roller Mills, and was billeted near to the Waiuku grounds. When, in later life, he transferred to the town for work, he embarked on a career with the club, and the region, that spanned over 100 matches for Counties. “We had a good team, but we couldn’t quite win the championship,” he said, “and it’s good to see in recent years the club has picked up some titles.” He draw a laugh when he said Alan had called him about the presentation and told him he was only ringing because Colin Meads and Len Brown weren’t available! After Peter and his wife Glenda had unveiled a plaque commemorating the event, the large crowd of supporters and sponsors enjoyed an afternoon tea hosted by the Waiuku Rugby Club.

Waiuku Golf Results The following are the results of recent events at the Waiuku Golf Club. Thursday 13th June Waiuku Post Mid Week Open. Division One 1st Gross Craig Chambers 74, 1st Nett Brent Dawson 65, 1st S/fd Murray Armstrong 42, 2nd Gross Rory Kimber 75, 2nd Nett Aaron Capes 66, 2nd S/ fd Caine Robbie 40, 3rd S/ fd Wayne Nepia 40, 4th S/fd John Hamilton 39, 5th S/fd Terry Spencer 38. Division Two 1st Gross Dominic Olson 82, 1st Nett John Munro 68, 1st S/fd Wiremu King 37, 2nd Gross Owen Yorke 91, 2nd Nett Colin Thompson 72, 2nd S/ fd Alan Stichbury 35, 3rd S/ fd Bruce Wilson 35, 4th S/fd Mike Derecourt 35, 5th S/fd Malcolm Turner 34. Two’s Dane Morley, (2) Joel Stitt (2) Murray Armstrong, John Bancroft, Don Barker, Todd Geayley, Wiremu King, Danny Lynch, Dominic Olson, Lindsay Russell, Darren Whyte. Ladies longest Drive - Maragaret James. Mens Longest Drive - Division one Aaron Capes, Divison Two Lindsay Russell. Nearest to the Pin - Division One Rory Kimber, Division Two Ken James. Phone: 09 235 7835

15-6-13 Saturday Haggle Division One 1st Brent Dawson 44, 2nd Murray Armstrong 41, 3rd John Ferregel 40, 4th Craig Chambers 39, 5th Neville Keys 39, 6th Ned Niha 39, 7th Eddie Grant 38. Division Two 1st Mark Hammond 39, 2nd Ross Tindle 38, 3rd Chris Peet 38, 4th Andrew Hodgson 37, 5th Peter Thomson 37, 6th Travis Geayley 37, 7th John Bancroft 37. Best Gross Division One John Ferregel. Division Two John Bancroft 88. Two’s Murray Armstrong (2) John Ferregel (2) Craig Chambers, Brent Dawson, Peter Helps, Neville Keys, John Morris, Ned Niha, Terry Spencer. 3-6-13 Queens Birthday Haggle. Division One 1st Craig Ormsby 43, 2nd Aaron Coe 42, 3rd Todd Selwyn 40 4th David Bates 40. Division Two 1st Larry Cureen 38, 2nd Walter Ormsby 37, 3rd Brett Carter 36, 4th Christopher peet 36. Two’s Todd Geayley, Craig Ormsby, Sid Thornton. 5-6-13 Ladies Haggle Nett. Division One 1st Margaret James c/b 76 2nd Glennys Kerr 76. Division Two 1st Louisa Lowe 76, 2nd Janice


Scobie 77. Nine Hole 1st Faye Douglas, 2nd Bev Shuker, 3rd Gwenyth Baird. Nearest The Pin Bev Shuker. 6-6-13 Thursday Haggle. Division One 1st Louis King 39, 2nd Walter Ormsby 37, 3rd Frank McGrath 37. Division Two 1st Ross Tindle 36, 2nd Ken James 34, 3rd Mike Derecourt 31. Two’s Kevin James (2) Louis King, Frank McGrath, Ross Tindle. 8-6-13 Saturday Haggle Division One 1st Brent Dawson 40, 2nd Brendon Watts 39, 3rs Phil Thompson 38, 4th Paul Loosemore 38, 5th Chris Hedley 38, 6th John Ferregel 38. Division Two 1st John Munro 44, 2nd Delia Fleming 44, 3rd Don Paterson 42, 4th Wiremu King 41, 5th Lindsay Russell 40, 6th Trevor Cleghorn 38. Best Gross Division One John Ferregel 72, Division Two John Munro 82. Veterains Cup Winner Brian Miskell, Runner Up Jerry Kuggelijn. Murphy Cup Winner Craig Chambers, Runner Up David Bates Two’s franz Schwanner (2) Andrew Fennell, Kevin James, Rory Kimber, Louis King, Kalvin Lowe, John Morris, Hector Rei, Joel Stitt, Phil Thompson, Colin Thomson.


New licencing changes start today New regulations that come into force today (Tuesday), will give the public more reasons to object to the granting of an alcohol licence. Objections must be for the greater good of the community and can be made if based on the broader business criteria licensees now have to meet. Examples of the new criteria include the suitability of the applicant, a thorough business case, the locality of the licensed premises and purpose of it, such as club, off-licence, bar/restaurant. All councils throughout the country will introduce the new regulations around licensing criteria today as part of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (SSAA). Since central government passed the new law in December 2012, Auckland Council has been preparing for the key changes to regulations, many of which come into effect

from 18 June 2013. “We currently have more than 3,500 licensed premises in Auckland. From tomorrow, we will have to consider whether an application for a new licence, or the renewal of a current licence, fits the new criteria,” says Graham Bodman, Manager Licensing & Compliance Services. “We need more information from owners now regarding their business hours, training of their staff and how they will mitigate any risk to the community.” Mr Bodman says that the overall aim of the SSAA is to reduce alcohol-related harm in the community. There has been a concentrated effort by the alcohol licensing team at the council to keep a wide range of industry stakeholders and the community informed at each stage of the process. TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013 PAGE 25


All action as youngsters take to the turf With bright sunshine, exuberant play, and the sheer delight of youngsters playing the game they love, Waiuku’s Jennifer Foy was able to capture some of the action from Kohekohe Hockey recently.

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Oliver and Mavis were married on June 12th 1948 by the Reverend Drake at St Andrews Anglican Church in Pukekohe. Celebrating 65 happy years together. Congratulations and love from Annie, Graham, Julie and families, and extended family and friends.

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Securing your assets How confident are you that you can recover goods sold on credit - or their value - if your customer becomes insolvent? If you are still relying for security on retention of title clauses in your terms and conditions you could be left out of pocket. If you operate a business that sells on credit without formal loan or credit agreements you can still protect your assets, but you need to take steps beyond just retaining title in the goods until they are paid for. If you lease equipment to another business, you also need to protect yourself by taking steps beyond the lease agreement. Registration of your interests on the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR), operated by the ministry of Business, Innovation and Development is a key to asset protection. Since 1999 the Personal Property Securities Act has significantly affected the way businesses protect property sold on credit or leased. The Act brought in a new system for registering and prioritising creditors’ interests in property. The old “retention of title” method under which you might have retained your interest in goods sold on monthly or longer credit was significantly changed. You can still retain title - legal ownership - of your goods until they are paid for, but to be sure of enforcing your interest in those goods ahead of your customer’s other creditors, you MUST register your interest in them. You’ll need to describe your property sufficiently clearly so it can be identified. That is easy enough in the case for example of machinery with chassis numbers, or ear tagged cattle, but can be harder where you are selling building materials or inventory on credit. It’s worth taking the time to get it right, and we can help you with appropriate descriptions. Immediately on registration of your interest in the property on the PPSR, you gain priority for recovery of your assets or their worth over other later suppliers of credit. The register is also valuable before you enter into a credit or lease arrangement with your customer, since it lets you check their credit worthiness and what other securities have been registered against their property, including any collateral you may have been offered. A key to watch for here is a registered interest in “all present and after acquired property.” This means what it says – an earlier creditor has been given security over all the property your customer owns and any property it acquires in future – potentially including your goods. You can still protect your specified goods – but you must register your security over them within 10 days of your customer taking possession. If you don’t you lose your priority interest. It’s important to get your groundwork right: your terms of trade or lease agreement must include provisions allowing you to register the interest, make sure you know exactly who you are supplying – company, person or partnership, make sure you describe your goods accurately, and get the paperwork done promptly. The Register is only as good as the information you supply it. Getting set up is a very simple process and after a bit of training you can be set up to continue registering securities on your own. We have worked with many clients to set them up and train them on registering their securities. Once set up the costs are minimal, as in less than $2 per registration, and a registration can include multiple customers. When should you use the PPSR? • When you’re lending property. • To check your customer’s creditworthiness. • To check whether collateral has already been offered to someone else as security. • To check whether financing statements registered against you are up-to-date. This article is general information only, for information specific to your requirements contact Arnet Law for an appointment on 09 23 88 136, email or visit

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