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Crusaders visit Clearview Primary

Prebbleton left wing Jordan Cadman escapes the tackle of Kaiapoi flanker Kitt Taylor during his side’s 5131 win on Saturday.

On Friday, a group of Crusader players visited Clearview Primary School to run a morning holiday programme of fun rugby skills games. Local fibre network provider, Enable organised this very special opportunity for Clearview students to spend time with some of their heroes.

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Rates hurdle looms BY TOM DOUDNEY Ratings changes are emerging as potential sticking points during the early stages of consultation on Selwyn’s draft Long Term Plan. The district council has proposed changing rates for water, wastewater, community centres and reserves from targeted to uniform. Lincoln Community Committee chairwoman Ivy Harper told the Selwyn Times that a proposed $70 rate for the Lincoln Event Centre could be a factor in whether it would support the other rating changes. The rate, which would be paid only by Lincoln residents, would be

additional to the general community centre rate and be used to pay off the remaining $1 million debt on the event centre. The committee has yet to finalise its submission. “We could probably submit that we could support the proposals [for uniform rates] but only if the [$70 rate] were removed,” Mrs Harper said. “They could argue that it’s specifically related to Lincoln but at the same time what is the point of having a general rate for everything if you then go and add additional amounts for one community?” District councillor Grant Miller said funding from sale of the land

be greatly reduced, even accountHAVEmorning YOUR SAY was a celebration The ing for the addition of the $70 rate What do you think of the rating for of the event centre debt. changes of andEnable’s other draftsponsorship Long The Rolleston Residents AssociaTerm Plan proposals? Email your a Kid to Footy and thoughtsTake to tom.doudney@startionthe was also yet to decide on the media.kiwi content of its submission but chair-

tremendous uptake ofwoman Enable’s Lynley Shaw said she hoped all the proposals of the former Community fibreLincoln broadband services across the for district-wide Centre had not been made available rates would be adopted. Rolleston community. Today, almost 2,000 Otherwise, she said, it would be by the Lincoln Community Trust as better to retain them all as targetthe districthomes, council had expected it businesses and schools in Rolleston would be. Therefore, the communi- ed rates rather than only changing district-wide. ty now needed make upare for connected that some toto and to Lincoln Enable’s fibre “I wouldn’t want to see it watered shortfall. broadband services. Cr Miller said that while water down because then you would get rates would be more expensive for Lincoln if they changed to uniform, the community centre rates would

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LOOKING FORWARD: Kellen Patfield will attend a leadership course aboard a tall ship. by the captain based on weather conditions at the time and other factors. On the last day, trainees will elect their own crew and work

as a team to sail the ship unaided to its final anchorage. Once on board, Kellen will have to get used to life without the technology and home com-

forts enjoyed by most teenagers his age. There will be no cell phones or other communication devices such as iPads and tablets, infrequent showers and the ever present rolling of the ocean. Kellen said he was looking forward to the trip and wasn’t bothered about the lack of home comforts. “I can do without technology, so it will be different but should be fun,” he said. “I have done Scouting for most of my life so I have been doing a lot of leadership training and this is just another way to excel.” Kellen, who attends Darfield High School, volunteered for the course after a notice was put out by principal James Morris.

Boulder for Glentunnel on Anzac Day BY TOM DOUDNEY

A new monument in the form of a boulder with a plaque attached is to be placed outside the Glentunnel Hall in time for Anzac Day. The monument is intended to honour men and women who have served in New Zealand’s armed forces, both during and since the world wars. The idea was the brainchild of a group of community members from Glentunnel, Coalgate and Whitecliffs who originally got together to organise last year’s

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Anzac Day parade in Glentunnel. The group, which included Glentunnel School principal Chris Bascand, felt the parade had been such a success that it prompted them to start talking about the memorial. Mr Bascand said the parade,

believed to be the first held to mark Anzac Day in the township for at least 60 years, had drawn a crowd of around 250 when they had been expecting that only 40 or 50 people would turn up. “There are the memorial gates down at the South Malvern Cemetery and there are honours boards in Glentunnel Hall that were replaced after the fire and there is a flagpole outside the hall that was installed shortly after World War 1 but there is nothing as far as a plaque goes so that is what we thought we would do,” Mr

Bascand said. “The plaque wording we have honours those that have served not only in the great wars but who continue to serve our country even today.” Mr Bascand declined to reveal the wording of the plaque, saying the group intended to run it by an RSA branch first to make sure it was appropriate. The group had identified a suitable boulder on a walking trip to Wairiri Valley recently and were now waiting for it to be relocated. • Soldiers of Selwyn, p8-9

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Reprieve for community facility BY TOM DOUDNEY

out the lease for the facility in 2010 with the expectation that CDHB or another organisation would step in and take over. However, with rents increasing by $10,000 this year to about $41,000 per annum, its patience appeared to have worn out. CDHB is still considering longer-term options for the services at Rolleston Community House and is negotiating over the possibility of providing space for some in the new Rolleston St John station. District councillor Grant Miller, who has been corresponding with CDHB over the future provision of health services in Selwyn, said he was “disappointed” and “somewhat

A key facility, housing social services and volunteer support groups, has had a surprise reprieve from the threat of closure. Rolleston Community House provides affordable office space to organisations including the Canterbury District Health Board, Rolleston Lions, SeniorNet, Selwyn Central Community Care, Selwyn Launch Pad, Presbyterian Support and ComCare. The facility was facing closure in May until CDHB agreed to take over the lease from the district council last week. The district council had taken

surprised by the lack of planning and forethought” to date. The district council had been patient in recent years because of the impact of the earthquakes but it was now time for CDHB to front up, he said. Cr Miller listed respite care, post-operative care, mental health and sexual health services as among those which needed improved provision in the district. He said elderly and youth were particularly in need of specialist services close to where they lived. CDHB planning and funding general manager Carolyn Gullery recently wrote to the Selwyn Central Community Board saying

that CDHB was working with the district council to develop options for health and community facilities across Selwyn. “These are expected to build on and link in with existing developments in Rolleston and Lincoln, and will in the future require developments in Darfield and Leeston,” she said. “These developments will include space that is available for social service agencies and volunteer support groups. Discussions with the district council are still at an early stage but an identified priority is to set up a stakeholder engagement process.”

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Famous street

Former All Black Stan ‘Tiny’ Hill may soon have a street named after him in Rolleston. Tiny Hill Drive is the name proposed for one of two new streets to be built between Brookside Rd and Lowes Rd. Mr Hill lives on Brookside Rd. The other street is proposed to be called Anzac Lane. The names were suggested by the Rolleston Residents’ Association. The board will also be asked to approve the names Lawrence Drive and Tapanui Pl for two new roads in the Beaumont Park subdivision, also in Rolleston.

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Crusaders visit Clearview Primary On Friday, a group of Crusader players visited Clearview Primary School to run a morning holiday programme of fun rugby skills games. Local fibre network provider, Enable organised this very special opportunity for Clearview students to spend time with some of their heroes. The morning was a celebration of Enable’s sponsorship of Take a Kid to Footy and the tremendous uptake of Enable’s fibre broadband services across the Rolleston community. Today, almost 2,000 homes, businesses and schools in Rolleston and Lincoln are connected to Enable’s fibre broadband services.


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Trucks prompt safety concerns BY TOM DOUDNEY Authorities have been accused of turning a blind eye to the problems caused by heavy vehicles on narrow country roads south of Lincoln. Englishs Rd resident Jan Zervos said trucks were travelling down the country roads not suitable for heavy vehicles every three or four minutes, causing damage to the roads and putting other road users and pedestrians in danger. The trucks appeared to be carrying dirt from subdivisions being developed in Lincoln but she didn’t believe it was just one trucking company using the route. Mrs Zervos said the truck drivers were mostly just doing their job but she was disappointed that the district council and police did not appear to be doing anything to address the situation. “I am wondering why there seems to be one set of road standards for the likes of you and me but there isn’t for [the trucks],” she said. Mrs Zervos said that if someone was killed on the roads, the district council should be prosecuted because they knew the trucks were having to operate in a way which was dangerous. She had written to the district council and police. The district council said it was investigating the issue. Mrs Zervos said this response was “unsatisfactory”. Police did not respond to her she said.

ON THE VERGE: A truck tyre mark in the grass along Englishs Rd. Residents say the roads are too narrow for heavy vehicles. Above: A pothole on Englishs Rd. Wolfes Rd resident Anne Cochrane said she had stopped cycling to her workplace in Lincoln because of the trucks. The last straw had been an incident where she had to pull right on to the grass verge to avoid being hit when two trucks were passing each other. “The roads are too narrow and

when there are two trucks passing each other, there is just no room for anyone else.” District council resource consent team leader Rosie Flynn said there had only been one complaint about truck movements, on McDonald Rd. This had been investigated and it was found there was no

breach of consent conditions by the developer, Lincoln Land Developments. “The developer advised that they expected to finish work which required them to use this road within around [four] weeks,” she said. District council asset manager transportation Andrew Mazey said that while heavy vehicles would be expected to take extra care on narrow roads, a developer was entitled to use a public road. “We encourage all road users to be considerate of others when on the roads, including cyclists and pedestrians,” he said. “Generally there are more heavy vehicles using roads in Selwyn and this is an issue the council has noted in our Long Term Plan. More heavy vehicles along with more cars in general does cause more wear and tear on our roads.” Mr Mazey said heavy vehicle owners did meet some of this cost by paying a levy to the Government which was partially used for funding road maintenance. Mrs Zervos said the problems could be made more bearable by reducing the hours that the trucks used the road to between 9am and 3pm week days. This would shorten the hours that the trucks were on the road and mean it was less likely there would be school children about while they were operating. Currently trucks were using the route between 7am and 5pm on weekdays and also on Saturday mornings.

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Man trapped by tree Prepared for Anzac Day display recovering in hospital The man seriously injured after being trapped by a tree on a Greenpark property continues to improve in hospital. Roger McKenzie’s condition was yesterday described as “comfortable.” Friend Dean Geddes said he’d “had a yarn” with Mr McKenzie over the phone since the accident: “He’s pretty sore, but he’s okay.” Mr McKenzie suffered crush injuries to his chest when he was trapped by a falling 20-30m old man pine on Tuesday last week, and would have died if he hadn’t had his cellphone on him, a firefighter said. Mr McKenzie had been tree-

CONFLICT REMEMBERED: Daphne McAven, left, and Averil Carpenter, both of Prebbleton Heritage, examine a point of interest in a display prepared for Anzac Day weekend. The group has spent many hours researching the names of local men who served during World War 1 and the part they played in the conflict. Apart from photos and text, there will be items of interest including some relics from Gallipoli, the French front line and a prisoner of war camp. The presentation, in the Prebbleton Public Hall, will be open to the public on April 25 to 27, 9am-4pm each day. Entry is free but donations to help cover costs will be appreciated.

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cutting when he became trapped. He called emergency services from his cellphone, and directed them to his location. He was freed from the tree by firefighters, who cut branches away using a chainsaw, and taken to Christchurch Hospital by Westpac Rescue Helicopter. He was admitted to hospital with serious injuries. Firefighter Kyle Steen said the cellphone had “basically saved” Mr McKenzie. “It was a huge tree and if he’d been trapped he could have died. He’d probably still be there,” he said. Mr Steen arrived at the farm to

find Mr McKenzie “tangled” underneath the tree. He sat by Mr McKenzie’s side, reassuring him as the tree was cut out with a chainsaw around him. “He was in a lot of pain, for sure, and with the position he was in he had to stay very still and not make it worse. I think he had a fair idea something was wrong with him,” he said. The helicopter landed soon after the rescue began, a spokeswoman said. “The firies [firefighters] managed to cut out the middle of the tree and we slid him out, filled him up with painkillers and took him to hospital.” CLOSE CUT: A group of 13 Lincoln High School students raised about $9000 with a Shave for a Cure fundraising event held recently. One of the students, 17-yearold Casey Mathhieson, raised $4149 – almost half the total amount – herself, for Melanoma New Zealand. Casey’s mother Stephanie is battling stage four melanoma. Casey’s friend, Minyoung Her, also 17, raised about $1300 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.


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The spirit of brave World War 1 claimed the lives of about 18,000 New Zealand soldiers, while a further 41,000 were injured or fell ill. To honour those from Selwyn, a project was undertaken by Selwyn Libraries to identify, research and record every soldier whose name was recorded on a World War 1 memorial in the district.To mark the centenary of the conflict, the Selwyn Times continues its weekly series, Soldiers of Selwyn. • Sergeant John MacDonald

John MacDonald was born on November 16, 1891, in Rosshire, Scotland, to Eden and Christina MacDonald. Before enlisting, on December 17, 1914, MacDonald was a labourer at Kirwee. He had previous military experience, having served with the Lovat Scouts, a British Army unit and precursor of the Special Air Service formed during the Second Boer War. He was assigned to Canterbury Mounted Rifles and immediately ranked as Sergeant. MacDonald embarked for Suez with the 4th Reinforcements on April 17, 1915. He joined the unit at Mudros on October 3 and then at Gallipoli, was promoted to Company Sergeant Major. He was later sent to the School of Instruction for officers and non-commissioned officers at Serapeum. With others in the Mounted Rifles he was transferred to the Infantry before the New Zealand Division embarked for France and the Western Front on April 8, 1916. MacDonald was first listed as missing and then as killed in action on October 1, during the Battle of the Ancre Heights, aged 25. He is buried in the Thistle Dump Cemetery, High Wood,

Longueval, Somme, and remembered on the Malvern County War Memorial. • Private Leonard Bruce Roper

Leonard Bruce Roper was born on July 12, 1895, in Courtenay, to Frederick William and Evaline Roper. He worked as a blacksmith at Kirwee. Roper enlisted on October 18, 1915. After time at Featherstone camp where he suffered both an episode of influenza in December followed by an attack of the measles in January, he embarked on March 4,1916, as part of the 10th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, heading first to Egypt and then on to France. Roper was at Etaples and Armentiers. On the September 15, he was sent to a casualty station with the notation ‘shell shock’ but

rejoined his unit 10 days later. On October 1 or October 2, 1916, he was killed in action, aged 21. Roper is buried at the Caterpiller Valley Cemetery and his name is on the Malvern County and Greendale war memorials. • Private William Henry Welsh William Henry Welsh was born on July 29, 1892, at Rakaia, to Ephraim and Jennie Welsh. Prior to enlisting he was a ploughman at Southbridge. He achieved distinction while still in his teens, as a competitor at the Ellesmere ploughing matches, gaining several prizes. He was a past master of the Southbridge True Blue Orange Lodge and had previous military experience having served with the Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry. Welsh enlisted on October 18, 1915, and was assigned to the Canterbury Infantry Regiment. He embarked for Suez with the 9th Reinforcements on January 8, 1916. After a month’s training he left for France, arriving on April 16. He was wounded in the leg on October 1, during the battle for the Ancre Heights while attached to the signals company. Welsh was last seen heading in the direction of the Goose Alley dressing station about 200 yards away. The area was under heavy shelling and the board of inquiry found that he had been killed in action on October 1, aged 24. His body was not identified so his name is recorded on the Caterpillar Valley Memorial to the Missing, Somme, as well as the Ellesmere County War Memorial’s Southbridge plaque, the Dunsandel War Memorial and the Southbridge School Roll of Honour. • Rifleman John Butler John Butler, born on January 28, 1895, was a farm hand at Killinchy.

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He had some previous military with the Burnham Industrial School, Senior Cadets (99th Company). Butler enlisted on October 13, 1915, and was assigned to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. He embarked with the 3rd Battalion on February 12, 1916, for Suez. After training he left for France and the Western Front, where he was killed in action during the New Zealand Division attack on trenches around Goose Alley. On October 2, at about 10.30pm, as C Company was being relieved, Butler was killed instantly by a shell which burst quite close to him in the trench. He had been one of the last to leave the strong point. Butler is buried in the Euston Rd Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme. His name is on the Ellesmere County War Memorial’s Leeston plaque and the Killinchy Roll of Honour. • Captain Edmund Boulnois – Army Service Corps

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a member of the cricket, tennis, football, and athletic clubs and of the Courtenay A&P Association, and was seen as one of the best athletes in the district. Boulnois was visiting his grandmother in England when war broke out, and underwent an operation to qualify for the army. He received a commission as Lieutenant in the Worcestershire Regiment. He was appointed second in command of a training camp at Purbrook and later at Swanage. After being transferred to the West Yorkshire Regiment, he was sent to the front in June, 1916. Boulnois had numerous narrow escapes, including being slightly gassed on one occasion. He was killed instantly on October 23, 1916, aged 31, when a shell landed near him. At the time he had been leading a company of men taping out a new trench in the front line. His commanding officer, Edward H. Clarke, wrote after his death, describing him as one of his best officers and a natural leader who was beloved by everyone in the battalion. Boulnois was buried where he fell and his name is on the Thiepval Memorial and the Malvern County War Memorial. • Gunner Ernest Piner Ernest Piner was born on July 16, 1888, at Annat, to Charles and Annie Piner. Piner had previous military experience having served with the Hutt Valley Rifles. He gave his last occupation as a wool grader for his father at Annat. However, other newspaper sources report that he had worked in the state colliery. Piner enlisted on February 6, 1915. He was assigned to the New Zealand Field Artillery and embarked on April 17, 1915, with the 4th Reinforcements.

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young men lives on He was at Gallipoli from July 8, 1915, but was sent to Malta two months later, suffering from dysentery. After travelling to France with the 5th Battery on board the HMT Eboe, he was admitted to hospital on June 17 with deafness but was discharged four days later to rejoin his unit in the field. October was a bad month for the artillery with wet weather and constant enemy barrage and it may have been under these conditions that Piner was wounded. He was admitted to the 37th Field Ambulance with severe gunshot wounds in both arms on October 12, 1916, and died the same day. Piner is buried in the Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, and his name is on the Malvern County and Sheffield war memorials. • Sapper Robert Edward Gold

Robert Edward Gold was born at Springfield on September 21, 1894, to William David and Johanna Gold of Kowai Bush. Before enlisting he was a telegraphist for the New Zealand Post Telegraph Department in Wellington. He had previous military experience having served with the No 8 Post and Telegraph Corps. Gold enlisted on February 15,

1915. He was initially assigned to the Wellington Infantry Battalion but would later be transferred to Divisional Signal Company. He embarked for Suez with the 5th Reinforcements on June 13, 1915. Gold was sent on to Gallipoli but evacuated, suffering from enteritis and taken to Mudros, arriving on August 18, 1915. He was sent wounded and convalescent to Alexandra in October, then hospitalised again in January,1916, with fever which was later diagnosed as influenza. He recovered and was sent to France where, on April 6, he was sentenced to 28 days of ‘field punishment number one’ in the detention camp for drunkenness. This punishment consisted of the convicted man being placed in fetters and handcuffs or similar restraints and attached to a fixed object, such as a gun wheel or a fence post, for up to two hours per day. Gold rejoined his unit on June 17, 1916, in time for the Somme battles. He was killed in action on November 1, 1916, and is buried in the Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme. His name is on the Kowai Bush and Springfield war memorials. • Private Ernest Albert Sleeman Ernest Albert Sleeman was born in Darfield on April 18, 1887, to John and Ann Sleeman. He was a labourer at Waddington, before enlisting on November 18, 1915, when he was assigned to the Canterbury Infantry Regiment. He embarked for Suez on March 4, 1916, with the 10th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles. Sleeman was transferred to the Canterbury Infantry battalion on May 2, 1916, and sailed with them for Etaples, France. He was admit-

ted to hospital with laryngitis but was discharged after a week. Sleeman was wounded in action on September 17, 1916, probably during the battle for Flers –Courcelette. He had been struck by shell fragments during the heavy bombardment and suffered wounds to his right leg and left arm. He was evacuated on board the hospital ship Brighton for England, days later, and admitted to hospital at Bethnal Green on September 24. However, these were the days before antibiotics and he died of his wounds and exhaustion on November 4, 1916, aged 28. Sleeman is buried in the City of London Cemetery at Manor Park, Essex, and his name is on both the Malvern County and Sheffield war memorials. • Private Frederick Stephens

Frederick Stephens was born at Dunsandel on August 3, 1896, to William and Caroline Stephens. Before enlisting he was a teamster at Dunsandel. Stephens had previous military experience having served with the North Canterbury and Westland Regiment. He was a member of the Forresters Lodge, Court Star of Dunsandel, the Young Men’s Bible Class and the Dunsandel

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• Rifleman Robert Chapman Robert Chapman was born at Leeston on May 21, 1891, to Henry and Mary Chapman, of Springston South. He was a good sportsman and captained the Springston South Football Club, which came second in the Ellesmere Rugby Union’s junior competition. He had previous military experience having served with the Territorials for four and a half years. Chapman was working on his father’s farm before enlisting on May 28, 1915, and was first assigned to the Infantry then to the Rifle Brigade. He embarked for Suez on October 9. After action in Egypt, he embarked for France on April 6, 1916. Although he survived a number of the Somme battles, he received a gunshot wound to the head on November 14, 1916, possibly from a German sniper. He lived long enough to be treated at the Australian casualty clearing station but died the same day, aged 26. Chapman is buried in the Estaires Communal Cemetery and his name is on the Greenpark and Springston war memorials. • Lance Sergeant Stephen Owen Reynolds Stephen Owen Reynolds was born on February 17, 1895, at Coalgate, to Michael and Cath-

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Future looks bright for Rolleston rugby For the first time ever, Rolleston has a team playing top level country rugby. Reporter Tom Doudney found out about the ongoing transformation from a club with no senior teams to a potential powerhouse of the future. Rolleston rugby has come a long way since being part of a combined club with Springston known colloquially as the ‘Spring Rolls.’ Now in its 15th year of doing it alone, Rolleston is fielding its first ever senior division one side in the Country Combined competition this season. The combined RollestonSpringston club, which focused on junior rugby and didn’t have a division one side, had existed until 1989 when it folded. It was reestablished in the mid-1990s but in 2001 Rolleston, which was beginning to experience its runaway population growth, decided to part ways with its neighbour for good. “Our people wanted to play their favourite sport in the area that they were living in,” Rolleston Rugby Football Club president David Egan said.

“Previously, people would travel to West Melton, or Prebbleton, or into Christchurch to play their [senior] rugby.” Since 2001 the club has gone from four teams, all in the junior grades, to now having 23 teams and more than 400 players. That includes a division one and a division three team, as well as 21 teams playing in the junior grades from under-7s to under-18s. Mr Egan said having those numbers in the junior grades boded well for the club’s future when it would be looking for more senior players. Rolleston’s first foray into senior rugby began when a group of former junior players approached management about setting up a Colts team. “We didn’t have anywhere for them to go so they all left our club unfortunately and went and played for other clubs. Then about 2010 or 2011 they came back to us and said ‘we want to come back to Rolleston rugby and play Colts rugby’ which just blew us away,” Mr Egan said. Mr Egan said finally being able to field a division one side was huge for the club and meant its young players now had something to aspire to. “To be able to put a team into the [Canterbury] Country com-

BREAKING NEW GROUND: Rolleston players head onto the field for their first division one game against Waihora. PHOTO: KAREN CASEY petition is what every club aspires to, so we can hopefully get a future Cantab player or a Crusader or All Black out on the field. That is how they get noticed – in the division one Country competition.” Club patron and former All Black Stan ‘Tiny’ Hill said the key to the club’s success into the future would depend on getting the Colts team back up and running after there were not enough players in the right age group to form a team this year. “That is the feeder side into the senior team and if we don’t have

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Mr Egan said planning for the step up started in the middle of last year and had involved a lot of behind-the-scenes work aimed at making a business case and proving they would have the necessary player depth at the senior level. A big effort had also been put in by the coaching staff over the offseason to prepare the team. Mr Egan said the club was proud of how the team had handled its first division one game – a 20-6 loss to defending Ellesmere champions Waihora. “I think our guys showed they could foot it and were ready to play in this competition.” The next game did not go quite so well, as the team lost 47-3 to Methven. Coach Andrew Foster said the game was a harsh lesson after their competitive showing the week before. “They got showed what division one was about so hopefully they have taken that on board,” Mr Foster said. As for how long it might take the team to become a dominant force, Mr Egan said it was hard to put a date on it. “I would like to say this season they will gel as a team and have some good results. In respect of them being in the top four, I think we are a couple of seasons away.” • More sport – p15, p17

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Boots back on for retired halfback Lincoln rugby halfback Jason Pietzner played his 250th senior game for the club in the opening round of this year’s Country Combined competition. He spoke to reporter Tom Doudney about why he has come out of retirement, playing in Northern Ireland and his favourite rugby memories. When did you start playing for Lincoln? Did you play in the junior grades? Up until 12 or 13 I played for Waihora because I’m from Tai Tapu. We always struggled for numbers and one year we didn’t have a team at Waihora so I went to Lincoln at about under-13s. And you’ve stuck with them ever since? I’ve stuck with them since apart from one year playing rugby in Northern Ireland, just outside Belfast. What was your experience in Northern Ireland like? Certainly different. It is a for-

ward dominated game over and a lot colder. With Northern Ireland, the divisions they have got with the Catholics and the Protestants in the country was certainly an eye-opening experience, what with the different parts of town that you wouldn’t set foot in. How old are you now? I’m 34, going on 35 this year. How have you managed to rack up so many games for Lincoln? I take it you can’t have been out injured too often? I have been relatively lucky with injuries but I try to lift myself off the field with keeping fit at the gym and fitness in general. I think that has probably been the key. How many years have you been playing seniors for Lincoln? Since 2000, so this is my 15th year. I was told before the season started that you would just be coming out of retirement for one game to bring up the milestone but it sounds like you’re playing on, now. What’s the story? Yeah, I’m fully committed now. We were struggling for numbers pre-season and a lot of players from last year left the team, so it was a bit of a Mayday call and myself and a few of the other semi-retired players put our hands back up to make ourselves available, to make sure the team could continue on in the division one

grade because it was getting a little bit dicey there with the numbers available. Do you feel you were wellprepared for this season after not having expected to play? ‘No’ is probably the short answer! I haven’t been to any pre-season training apart from a bit of a run around with the division three Lincoln Rams for a bit of touch and a few beers afterwards on a Wednesday night – so, nothing I would normally do preparation-wise. Did you play a full game for your 250th? I did, out at Kaiapoi, it was the full 80 minutes.

How did that go? It was good. We had a win, which was the main thing, and it was our first game together as a team. Looking at the team at the end of the day, there were about 10 guys I didn’t know the names of, so it was definitely pleasing to come away with the win and celebrate 250 games at the same time. Are there any others in the team who have played almost as many or even more games as you? Matt Lowe has played more than 200 games and has come back

this year as well after being retired for a couple of years. Our club president, Kym Townsend, has been retired for about four years and now he’s back on board too. He has played close to 150 games and I think there are another three players who have played more than 100 games – Dayle Eathorne, Dane Petheram and Jr Ailepata. It’s fair to say the average age of the team has increased dramatically with some of these boys back on board. Matt, Kym and I first started playing back in 2000. We all sort of debuted in the same season so it’s pretty cool 15 years down the track just playing with them again. • Turn to p15

VETERAN: Jason Pietzner has answered an SOS from the Lincoln Rugby Club and come out of retirement to play the full season. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

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Back in action • From p13 Why did you decide to hang up the boots last season? A couple of reasons. One reason was that last year we won the Country Combined Luisetti Cup so that was a big tick off the list of things to do and I had felt that was something I needed to get done to appease my mind. Secondly, I just wanted a little more work-life-family balance. Rugby takes a fair bit of commitment over winter, so the idea was to have a bit more family life but luckily enough my wife has been supportive and she is happy enough that I am back playing. What are your best memories of playing for Lincoln? Definitely last year’s win over Waihora for the Luisetti Cup – that would be a huge highlight. Probably also Lincoln having held the Murray Cooper Memorial Shield since 2006. There is a lot of pride in retaining that shield for that length of time. Did you do anything after the 250th game to celebrate the occasion? Just the standard bus trip back from Kaiapoi which was good though because we had a lot of young and new players. There is no better way of getting to know some of the boys than by having a few beers on a bus and having a bit of fun.

ON THE BURST: Pietzner evades a tackler. PHOTO: RICO MANNALL Did the club give you anything to mark the milestone? I think we have got a club day coming up soon where they have got something organised, so I look forward to that. Did you score many tries over the years? Not as many as I would have liked. It’s swings and roundabouts. Certain years you feature reasonably well with tries but then other years it can be pretty minimal. The only thing that mattered was, not being top try scorer, but

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as long as I beat Matt Lowe’s tally at the end of the season. It was pretty even most years but when he did beat me it was generally down to him been very greedy. In some teams when you don’t score a try in a season they have something you have to do like a nude run or something like that. Does Lincoln have anything like that and have you ever had to do it? No I haven’t done it. It’s always talked about but never actually happened so it’s more just for personal ridicule than anything. What do you like to do in your spare time? I enjoy going to the gym – keeping fit and being healthy is a big part of my life. I would like to go on more trips and things with my wife but time is always a problem and having a 10-year-old daughter ends up taking a fair bit of time just with day to day stuff. Who was your favourite rugby player when you were growing up? That’s a tough one. Probably Mark Mayerhofler way back in the mid to late 90s. Are we going to see the Crusaders in the Super Rugby final this year, do you think? Good question. I would say no. I would like to say yes but they are not playing their best football, I don’t think.

FAST-TRACK: Rolleston runner Maia Broughton, 12, helped put Canterbury on top of the ladder at the children’s athletics Interprovincial Meeting in Hamilton. Maia recorded the fastest times for her age group in the 100m and 200m and the fourth fastest in the 400m. Her results contributed to the Canterbury team taking home the Vivian Shield for finishing first out of the 12 teams at the event. Wellington was second and Auckland were third. • More sport, p17

Ellesmere Golf Club results Ellesmere Golf Club – results 11 April 2015: Ladies (stroke): Jeanette Allen, 77 1; Jane Pangborn, 78, 2. Senior Men (Nett plus putts): B McDonald, 70 plus 24, 94, 1; D Joyce, 99 ocb, 2; I Fever, 99, ocb, 3; R Beldham, 99 ocb, 4; J Barclay, 99, 5; B McMillan, 100 ocb, 6; G Barr, 100, 7.

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Prebbleton beat Kaiapoi 51-31 in a high-scoring, free-flowing Country Combined rugby match at Prebbleton Oval on Saturday. PHOTOS: KAREN CASEY

BONE RATTLER: Prebbleton second five Adam McLeod is tackled by Kaiapoi first five Shannon Stewart.

IMPENDING IMPACT: Fullback Te White on the charge.

LINE IN SIGHT: Anaru Knowler on his way to scoring a try.

GROUNDING IT: Matt Ryall scores a try.

INTO HIS STRIDE: Left wing Jordan Cadman heads for the corner.

SANDWICHED: Lock Matt Rogers being tackled.

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Results: Luisetti Seeds division 1 - section 1: Rakaia 43, Lincoln 27; Prebbleton 51, Kaiapoi 31; Celtic 68, West Melton 5; Oxford 15, Glenmark 25; Southbridge 76, Hornby 7. Luisette Seeds division 1 - section 2: Methven 51, Ohoka 10; Hampstead 18, Burn/Duns/Irw 20; Darfield 24, Southern 27; Waihora 27, Saracens 12; Ashley 25, Rolleston 12. Draw for April 18: Luisetti Seeds division 1: Lincoln

v West Melton, Lincoln 1, 2.45pm; Glenmark v Southbridge, Omihi 1, 2.45pm; Celtic v Rakaia, Celtic 1, 2.45pm; Hornby v Prebbleton, Denton Oval, 2.45pm; Kaiapoi v Oxford, Kai Oval, 2.45pm. Luisetti Seeds division 1 - section 2: Saracens v Burn/Duns/Irw, Southbrook 1, 2.45pm; Ashley v Ohoka, Lob Lwr 1, 2.45pm; Methven v Darfield, Methven 1, 2.45pm; Southern v Waihora, Hinds 1, 2.45pm; Rolleston v Hampstead, Rolleston 1, 2.45pm.

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soil, mesmerising kids with its spaceship appearance. Kohlrabi is a fast-growing crop and although seedlings can be purchased, sowing a few seeds once a month may be the easiest way to go. This vegetable is a good option for pots, too.

WITH THE first month of autumn behind us, the soils are finally cooling down after one of the warmest summers in years. Intense heat takes its toll on the soil, and if autumn rains haven’t started in your area yet, you will need to keep the water up to freshly planted crops. You know the drill: always replenish the soil with plenty of good organic compost or (my favourite) sheep pellets, before planting anything new. Hardworking summer crops have used up loads of nutrients throughout the season and fertile soils provide the fuel for bumper vegetable harvests. If you don’t boost the soil nutrients, new crops have less chance of flourishing. 1. Cavolo nero (also known as Tuscan kale and pineapple cabbage) is my go-to crop for all seasons. Little can beat it for flavour, versatility and good looks, and my garden is never without it. Seed can be sown now. I find one punnet of seedlings is more than enough and plant one container every two months. As the temperatures drop, the leaves of cavolo nero change to a wonderful bluish-green and when the frost covers them, the crinkles

3. Rocket (Eruca sativa or arugula). Look for either the sweet rocket annual or the Italian perennial wild rocket known as arugula. Both have a spicy, tangy flavour and are as hardy as old boots. Rocket is a must-have for the autumn and winter harvest. It is a multipurpose crop that can be used fresh in salads, torn into scrambled eggs or mashed into yummy pesto. It thrives in containers and looks the part in window boxes and herb planters. The trick to keeping rocket going is regular harvesting. If it starts to get leggy, cut it hard back and, in a few weeks, a new flush of growth will appear.

1 FLAVOUR: Pineapple cabbage has versatility and good looks. in the foliage twinkle. A brilliant container plant, cavolo nero can be positioned on the patio. Teamed up with parsley or violas, it makes a multipurpose focal point. Harvest

it leaf by leaf, leaving the parent stem behind to rejuvenate a fresh set of leaves. 2. Kohlrabi. Another attractive

QUICK GUIDE TO PLANTING BULBS Spring bulbs add a welcome burst of colour after the sometimes dreary days of winter. Here are some guidelines when planting bulbs 9 The bulb packets have great instructions on them about where to plant each variety 9 Planting under deciduous trees (trees that lose their leaves seasonally) can be an advantage as they can keep the bulbs cool as well as soak up any excess water around the bulbs 9 No garden space? No worries – bulbs look great in pots, tubs, barrels and other ornamental containers Planting into the ground 9 Always prepare the soil. The better the growing environment, the better the results. 9 Most packs come with instructions on how deep to plant your bulbs, but the general rule is to plant twice as deep as the width of your bulb. This means if your bulb is 1.5cm wide then you will plant it 3cm deep. Once you have planted your bulbs, make sure you water in well. Planting into containers 9 Make sure you choose a top quality mix like our South-Hort Patio Plus. This contains essential nutrients to support healthy growth and development 9 Pick a nice sunny spot to keep the pots, and of course, somewhere you can see them when they pop up. 9 Planting rules for pots, tubs and barrels (or any container) are the same as with planting in the ground (plant at a depth of twice the size of the diameter of the bulb) make sure that the bulbs don’t touch each other, and aren’t against the side of the container they are in.

member of the cabbage family, kohlrabi is a multi-purpose crop in that both the stems and leaves can be used. The fat, swollen stem bulks up like a turnip and sits above the

4. Red sorrel. This pretty little perennial is also hardy and, with a bitter-sweet flavour, is often cooked in the same way as French sorrel: gently sautéed in butter, wine or garlic. It is also tasty when eaten fresh. Red sorrel makes a gorgeous garnish and a colourful addition to fresh salad bowls.

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over winter Sowing seeds is the best way to go as although it’s a no-fuss plant, seedlings are rarely available in the shops. 5. Bok choy. You will struggle to find a faster, more flavoursome, easier-to-grow vegetable with seeds germinating within 10 days and seedlings maturing in 4-6 weeks from planting. It is a perfect tub plant as long as you are diligent with watering. Let it dry out and not only will the sweetness disappear, but the foliage may wither and wilt. Bok choy often features in Asian green seedling packs. These are brilliant value purchases and ideal for the time-poor gardener with little space. 6. Spinach. Packing a punch (as Popeye would attest to) spinach thrives in the cooler months of the year. In extremely hot periods it often bolts and runs to seed. It has a very shallow root system and therefore can do little to seek out nutrients and moisture if they are not readily available. It pays, therefore, to replenish your soil with sheep pellets, compost or vegetable fertiliser. Spinach seeds are large and easy to handle, and germinate within a couple of weeks

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7. Turnips and swedes. If you fancy eating these hearty root crops, sow seed now as both enjoy the cooler conditions of autumn and winter. Seed is widely available and should be sown in situ and thinned to 10-15cm spacing (turnips) or 2530cm (swedes) as soon as two sets of leaves appear.

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8. Hardy herbs: rosemary, thyme and sage. Can you have too much flavour in your food? I don’t think so. Herbs are so underutilised and deserve more kudos. Now is the perfect time to plant hardy stalwarts such as rosemary, thyme and sage to ensure your taste buds are not left lacking over the coldest months. All of these herbs need full sun and a free-draining soil so if you patch gets boggy or waterlogged over winter, either improve the drainage or plant them in pots. When growing herbs in pots, plant in container mix or a good vegetable mix and place in a handy harvesting spot.

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Ex ercise can take all forms Fitting in exercise around the demands of life can be hard, but don’t forget there are many options, and the benefits of a regular fitness regime speak for themselves.

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hese benefits include more energy, better sleep, weight loss or maintenance, improved mood, increased libido and most importantly, helping to combat health conditions and diseases. Even as little as half an hour of exercise a day can make a huge difference and create a better, healthier life for yourself. In Selwyn, we are lucky to have a number of gyms available with experienced staff and personal trainers who can ensure you are getting the most out of your workout. The soon-to-be-opened Franks Brothers Selwyn gym in Jones Road, Rolleston will be offering a 24/7 gym with a combination of classes, Crossfit training, personal trainers, specialised programmes for specific goals,

With constantly varied, high-intensity functional movements CrossFit is a training philosophy that coaches people of all shapes and sizes to improve their physical well-being and cardiovascular fitness, in a hard-core yet accepting and encouraging environment.

First Class is Free! 35 Illinois Drive, Rolleston Ph Sam: 021 1233 629 crossfitrolleston@yahoo.co.nz www.crossfitrolleston.co.nz Open: Monday- Saturday. All classes & times can be found on our Facebook page

fitness classes for kids, senior citizens and mums with bubs, and a qualified nutritionist on-site. The Lincoln University Recreation Centre caters for those of all ages wanting to incorporate exercise into their daily lives. Here, you can benefit from the advice of a personal trainer, join in on one of the many classes or sign up for a gym membership. The CrossFit gym in the Izone development in Rolleston provides community and crossfit classes for all ages and abilities. Here, each person works to their own ability in a class setting. The Carbon Health and Performance gym at Leeston also offers classes and gym programmes. Both the Rolleston Community Centre and Lincoln Event Centre, as well as schools and public halls throughout the district, have many options for classes and physical activities and don’t forget, there are a myriad of sports available through different clubs and organisations which can be played outdoors or indoors throughout the year. Also, why not dust off that bike in the garage and hit the roads or tracks. Cycling

is a great low-impact exercise and we are lucky in Selwyn to have many mountain biking tracks, the Little River Rail Trail and of course cycle paths. Walking is also a wonderful option for those looking for cost-effective exercise. Pull on a pair of supportive shoes and get out there. Whether you walk the blocks or roads around where you live or take to one of the many walks within the district, there are plenty of options. For those looking for low-impact alternative, the Selwyn Aquatic Centre offers swimming, aquafitness classes including jogging and aqua aerobics, and other options including diving. So make a weekly plan of what you are going to do each day and set to it – the sooner you start, the sooner you will reap the rewards.

Term 2

Recreation Programmes April – July 2015 Look out for a brochure in your letterbox (Rolleston and Lincoln residents), pick up a brochure from your local library, council service centre, Selwyn District Council or visit the Council website for details.

Lincoln Event Centre Try Zumba or BAT (butt, abs and thigh workout) this term. Or choose from over 15 other recreation classes!

Rolleston Community Centre Join a Stretch and Release or HIIT (interval training) class this term. Or try the new Pump classes with their motivating tutors!

15 Meijer Drive, Lincoln | p. 347 2983 e. lec.enquiries@selwyn.govt.nz www.lincolneventcentre.co.nz

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t is the centenary year of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), so come along to the Workers’ Educational Association to view five films from the ‘Women, War and Peace’ series. Introduced by Dr Kate Dewes, the films challenge the conventional wisdom that war and peace are men’s domain and spotlight the stories of women in conflict zones from Bosnia to Afghanistan, Colombia and Liberia. Starting Tuesday, May 12, the six-week series concludes with a screening of 1000 Women And A Dream, a film about the 1000 women nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. New Adult educAtioN

All welcome!

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Programme for April – June 2015 available from WEA, Christchurch libraries, and on our web site: cwea.org.nz NEW DAYTIME COURSES: The Artist as Outsider; A Garden City for the 21st Century; Printmaking; More Moroccan; Musical Instruments; The Persian Miniature; Philosophy & the Future of Everything; Rhythm Guitar; Transport History; Women, War & Peace NEW EVENING COURSES: Behind the Headlines; Community in Crisis; Increasing Self Control in Children; NEW COURSE AT NEW BRIGHTON: Te Reo Maori NEW SATURDAY COURSES: The Global Political Economy; History Repeats & Tells Us the Future; The Road to Selma; Living & Working in Afghanistan

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Everyone is welcome at the WEA, which for 100 years has been offering affordable community education in Christchurch and Canterbury. The Term 2 programme includes the usual mix of popular repeating courses and stimulating topics for debate and discussion. Philosophy and the Future of Everything is a five-week course that will focus on five big decisions humanity is making or may make in the future. The course will consider the issues regarding technology, artificial intelligence, the environment, bioengineering and the oneworld government, guided by tutor Michael Couch. The course starts on May 20. Musical Instruments, Familiar and Rare is a six-week afternoon course starting May 4, with Roger Buckton and David Sell, both adjunct associate professors in music at the University of Canterbury. A model is provided for the portrait drawing classes for those new to drawing through to midlevel artists. Limited class size insures individual tuition from tutor Nina Cook, a working artist with substantial technical knowledge. You’ll learn drawing skills with the aim of growing in both knowledge and confidence and developing your individual style. You’ll be encouraged to develop at your own pace in a Raewyn Clegg social environment, Registered Teacher of learning and interacting with Piano and Theory of each other. Music. Phone the WEA 29 Lancewood Drive on 366 0285, or visit Halswell www.cwea.org.nz to find out more. Ph 322-9377

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ay yes to a smarter future with SIT Christchurch and join the National Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trades starting late April. Run out to our Hornby campus, the National Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trades is a 12week long course which runs Wednesday to Friday, 8am to 4pm. The entry criteria is open to all applicants over the age of 16 and is free. All you need is a pair of safety boots. This free course is designed to provide a pathway for students into employment or further courses in the construction industry. This Level 2 qualification will let students learn practical and theoretical skills, and complete projects relating to the construction industry. The basics of health and safety in the construction industry are taught and students will have the opportunity to gain a Site Safe license, which is required to work on any construction site. For more info, call 0800 TO STUDY (0800 867 883) or visit 60 Waterloo Road, Hornby between 8am to 5pm.

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geting the right FIRST

AID TRAINING

Not all first aid certificates are created equal. While first aid courses must achieve the prescribed New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) standards to be certified, not all training providers deliver the same course.

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here can be big differences in first aid courses between a range of training providers. Some courses range from teaching only the basic NZQA specified content and nothing else, to providing detailed and comprehensive content designed to familiarise participants to a wide range of likely emergencies. Providers offering shortened courses or courses not meeting NZQA training requirements are now in the spotlight. NZQA and the Department of Labour have published a factsheet to outline requirements for providers, learners and employers for first aid training based on currently registered NZQA unit standards. Below is a summary of what we think you should know. Course differences Training providers can market their courses under a wide range of names such as Essential First Aid, Workplace First Aid or Comprehensive First Aid and many other eye-catching titles. The term ‘workplace’ can vary from a small office to a large factory, where the risks and potential injuries are just as wide. Employers should be cautious in thinking that a one-day workplace first aid course will meet their needs in

industries such as construction, engineering, forestry and industrial. More advanced learning is important to meet the proper workplace assessments and meet health and safety obligations. The content of courses can also vary. Employers should check to see the first aid course is relevant to their particular industry risks. If there are risks of falling, or medium to high injury, then take careful look in the shortened courses as these subjects may not be covered. It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that employees attend courses appropriate to their industry’s risks. Unit standard-based first aid training These are the minimum requirements for both the initial and refresher training. The minimum duration of first aid training and assessment will be based on: • Unit standards 6400, 6401 (or 26552) and 6402 (or 26551), a minimum of 12 hours’ training and assessment. • Unit Standards 6401 (or 26551) and 6402 (or 26552), a minimum of eight hours’ training and assessment. • For refresher training, where the learner’s certificate is no older than two years and three months from date of issue, a minimum of six

hours’ training and assessment. First aid training must cover the outcomes of the NZQA first aid unit standards being assessed and any additional modules identified by the employer through the workplace risk assessment process as outlined in Department of Labour guidelines. Only first aid training providers accredited by NZQA can award the credits and issue a first aid certificate. Care needs to be taken to ensure that the provider is actually registered with NZQA for this purpose. NZQA conducts regular External Evaluative Reviews on all training providers. New Zealand Red Cross is proud to hold a double highly confident accreditation in both educational performance and capability in self-assessment. This means that NZ Red Cross is a category one training provider. First aid refresher training Refresher training is required every two years to maintain the certificates. This is a requirement and not something for the

provider to decide. The requirement allows for a three-month grace period, so the cut-off period is two years and three months, which should allow sufficient time to enrol onto a suitable course. The refresher training should ensure the certificate holder is current in first aid practice appropriate to their individual workplace requirements. If a certificate is not renewed for more than three calendar months from the second anniversary date of issue, it will be necessary for the certificate holder to complete full first aid training to maintain currency. For the purposes of workplace first aid emergency management, employers will need to ensure that their first aid personnel maintain competency at all times. Contact New Zealand Red Cross or visit www.redcross.org.nz to discuss your training requirements. Download our free life saving app as additional help to ensure that knowledge and help is always at your fingertips.

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NEW ZEALAND RED CROSS - GLOBAL LEADERS IN FIRST AID TRAINING CHRISTCHURCH COURSE DATES 2015 • VENUE: 32 BIRMINGHAM DRIVE, MIDDLETON Comprehensive First Aid PLUS Course (16hrs or 4hr upgrade)

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Unit Standard 6402, 6401, 6400 and 25411 or 26552, 26551, 6400 and 25411 Cost $265.00 per person incl FA Manual & GST for 16 hours or $80.00 per person for upgrade following completion of CFA Time: Day One 8.30am – 5.30pm Day Two 8.30am – 5pm

Unit Standard 6402, 6401, 6400 or 26552, 26551, 6400 Cost $210.00 per person incl FA Manual & GST Time: Day One 8.30am – 3.15pm Day Two 8.30am - 3.15pm 2 x Mondays 2 x Tuesdays 8 & 15 June 5 & 12 May 26 May & 2 June

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Good drama teaching allows young people to thrive in a fun-filled environment. Drama classes help them grow in self-esteem and confidence. Also, drama can help students with reading or other learning disabilities by offering an opportunity to succeed in a fun, relaxed way.

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he aim of the Helen O’ Grady Drama Academy is not to produce stars, although this is often a natural consequence of the work we do, but to develop confidence in young people to communicate with each other and the world at large in a clear, articulate manner. By giving children opportunities to succeed in drama, children believe in themselves and their own abilities. Some of the many

consequences of our programme include improved concentration at school, better relations with peers and most importantly, a positive outlook in life. Never before has it been as important as it is now to set children up for life and prepare them with the life skills needed today and for their future. Enrol your child now at Helen O’Grady Drama Academy, we know we will make a positive change in your child’s life.

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Risingholme Community Centre offers a wide range of short courses each term at a range of venues. Risingholme Community Centre Art (Mixed Media, Watercolour, Painting with Acrylics, Drawing & Pastel Painting, Basic Painting), Basic Sewing Skills, Basic Pattern Drafting, Belly Dance for Exercise, Cake Decorating, Crochet, Embroidery, ESOL, Fabric & Craft Skills, Guitar, Mindfulness, NZ Sign Language, Patchwork & Quilting, Pilates Beginners, Pottery, Roman Blinds, Using your Overlocker, Weaving, Weekend Sewing classes, Yoga, Wood Sculpture, Woodwork.

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or Freeman White, home is where the art is. Home also happens to be in the heart of Hawkes Bay, where a renovated colonial villa doubles as Freeman’s home and studio. Renovations to it began after he graduated from The Learning Connexion in 2001. It has been, in his eyes, “an evolving work of art in its own right.” Just as home renovating requires a whopping amount of dedication and discipline, so too does the journey of becoming a selfsustaining artist. In Freeman’s case, all his work and constant practice paid off when, in 2006, he won first prize at the Adam Portrait Awards with his textural painting Portrait of Hans. “Winning was the most definitive point in my early artistic career,” explains Freeman. “This legitimised my work and allowed me to get my name recognised. It also opened up a number of opportunities.” Since that first major coup, Freeman’s paintings have been showcased in separate Adam Portrait Awards and other shows such as the Hawkes Bay Invitational and the Norsewear Art Awards. Freeman’s work has appeared in highly regarded publications in New Zealand and seven of his paintings reside in the collection of the New Zealand Portrait Gallery. The Royal Society of New Zealand has also collected his works, a testament to Freeman’s timeless and original style. It is no surprise then that he was nominated Wellington’s Top Artist by the Wellington Capital Times’ Best of 2010 poll. Freeman’s artistic journey has seen him undertake a number of artist residencies in locations as diverse as Edinburgh and

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Louisiana. “I have always found these experiences inspiring and they always produce definitive work,” he says. “There is no better way to travel, really. I love doing residencies…it’s like a dream come true.” Painting commissions (such as portraits for the recent What We Do In The Shadows film), as well as exhibiting work ensures Freeman’s creative career remains sustainable. At the same time, he continues to evolve his thick and loose impasto style of painting, which is at the core of his perceptive portraits and iconic landscapes. And, always ready to up the ante, he searches out new opportunities and goals, one of which is to eventually win the coveted Wallace Art Awards. But it is his passion to steadily grow as an artist which is truly the foundation upon which he builds his flourishing career from his home base in the bay. To find out more about The Learning Connexion, call 0800 278 769 or check out www.tlc.ac.nz.

Riccarton High School Backyard Poultry Keeping, Basic Photography, Basic Sewing, Calligraphy Intermediate, Computing (Excel & Word), Customer Service, Creative Writing, Designer T-shirt prints, Egyptian Cooking, Embroidery, ESOL IELTS, ESOL, ESOL Business English, Everyday Law Series, First Aid, Gnocchi, Indian Cooking, Introduction to Teaching ESOL, Italian Cooking, Italian Language, Learn to Touch Type, Mediterranean Cooking, NZ Sign Language, Picture Framing, Spanish Language, Receptionist Skills, Te Reo Maori, Website Design, Yoga.

Shirley Boys’ High School Art (Painting with Acrylics), Basic Cooking Skills, Chinese Cooking, Computing (Excel & Word), German Language, Gluten Free Vegetarian Cooking Workshop, Indian Herbs & Spices, Intuitive Meditation, Massage (Head,Neck & Shoulders); NZ Sign Language, Photoshop, Pilates, South Indian Cooking, Spanish Language, Take Control of your Life, Te Reo Maori, Thai Cooking, Upholstery, Vegetarian Cooking the Natural Way, Website Design, Yoga (range of classes).

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Located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of Southbridge is this immaculate 4/5 bedroom permanent material home. All the hard work here is done, just move in and enjoy the benefits of a modern kitchen + bathroom, large north facing living opening on to patio. Well positioned for all day sun and heated by a logburner, plus separate laundry and detached double garage, this property ticks all the boxes. Proximity to amenities makes this an ideal family home, within easy commute to Christchurch City. Inspection a must! Open Home: Saturday 18th April, 11am-11.30am Deadline Sale closes 4pm, Tuesday 28th April 2015 (unless sold prior). Web ID ROU42574

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Sarah Booth Licensee Salesperson Business Owner 027 527 8258

Emma George Licensee Salesperson Business Owner 027 555 0568

Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford Licensee Agent Business Owner 027 224 4733

Rolleston 22B Stanford Way

Brand new, spacious & stylish + a motivated vendor = great buying for you! The attention to detail in this home is clearly apparent & there are plenty of features here that will be on your wish list, such as four bedrooms, two tiled bathrooms, separate laundry, drive through double garage, scullery, study area/kids retreat, views out to the For Sale neighbouring reserve offering the feeling of space, just to name a Negotiations over $589,000 few. View Sunday 11.45am - 12.15pm So view it, love it, buy it! rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21806 Immediate possession available. Angela Hunt 021 548 777 ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733

Leesa Barrie Licensee Salesperson 027 947 1200

Leisa Webster Licensee Salesperson 027 722 5537

Rolleston 29 Oak Tree Lane

This bright, warm & inviting home is packed to the brim with many enviable features. Mature gardens, excellent indoor outdoor flow, open plan living anchored by a great ergonomic kitchen with a walk-in pantry & a top class gas cooker, a gas fire in the separate lounge, tiled showers in the bathrooms that have under tile heating, separate laundry, heaps of storage throughout, reticulated gas for instant hot water, a spa pool, gates to access the rear of the 1,275m2 fully fenced section, a large shed and of course there is the man cave complete with swinging saloon doors. Add to this the 5 genuine double bedrooms, an impressive entryway, double internal access garage and you have to see that this is one property that will have broad appeal. Viewing is highly recommended.

For Sale

$675,000 View Sunday 3.00pm - 3.30pm rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21902 Lindsay Zanker 027 230 0205 ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733

Rolleston 11 Cressida Close

Rolleston 17 Quartz Drive

Nicely presented both inside and out, and just over 1 year old, this family home features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 great sized living areas. This is a warm and sunny home, well positioned for the sun with the added advantage of a heat pump in the separate lounge. Features also include plenty of storage, double garage with drive through, burglar alarm, separate toilet and good off street parking. Unfortunately my vendors have to move on from this much-loved home. Come and have a look for yourself and let me know if you think it will make your family just as happy! Sale Negotiations over $529,000 View Sunday 2.00pm - 2.30pm rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21882 Leisa Webster 027 722 5537

This generous 3 bedroom home offers a cosy separate lounge to relax in, open plan kitchen/ dining/living which opens out to a sunny outdoor living and entertaining area. The master bedroom boasts a walk in wardrobe and ensuite, while the other bedrooms are serviced by the main bathroom and separate toilet. The large section is a big attraction, down a ROW on a cul de sac, this gives a sense of peaceful privacy, while there is plenty of space for parking up the trailer, the boat, the caravan and then some. If this sounds too good to be true then come and see for yourself! Sale Negotiations over $485,000 View Sunday 1.45pm - 2.15pm rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21860 Dwayne Bloomfield 021 163 9874 Emma George 027 555 0568

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Angela Hunt Licensee Salesperson 021 548 777

Amanda Cherry Licensee Salesperson 027 340 6955

Dwayne Bloomfield Licensee Salesperson 021 163 9874

Rolleston 134A Brookside Road

Completed in 2013 this 5 bedroom home has a really nice feel and the layout lends itself well to a large or extended family. The open plan dining, living and kitchen area is the hub of the home, perfect for a family get together. The kitchen is well appointed with 90cm oven, gas cook top, double fridge space and a cleverly designed movable island to allow for extra room. There is also a separate lounge for when quiet time is needed. The master bedroom with ensuite is separated from the additional 4 bedrooms and main bathroom giving everyone their own space. Outside has been designed for low maintenance so you will no longer be a slave to the lawn & gardens. There is plenty of off street parking for extra vehicles, the trailer or boat and the property is fully fenced.

Melissa Warrington Licensee Salesperson 027 279 4362

Lindsay Zanker Licensee Salesperson 027 230 0205

Maureen Crowley Licensee Salesperson 021 153 7167

Rolleston 40C Beaumont Drive

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$579,000 View Sunday 2.30pm - 3.00pm rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21905

Melissa Warrington 027 279 4362 ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733

Built with a trendy linea cladding & a striking schist stone entry, the home has plenty of street appeal and has some fabulous features. To name just a few... there is a contemporary designer kitchen with large scullery, much sought after triple car garaging (tandem), 4 spacious bedrooms, 2 sleek bathrooms, both with luxury tiled showers, a study nook & plenty of storage throughout the home. The open plan living area has designated dining & lounge areas, an ‘industrial-chic’ feel, funky lighting & seamless indoor-outdoor flow through full size sliders to the sunny patio & beautifully decked areas. Here, you will be able to entertain in style, relax in the sun & watch the kids run around & have fun on the 759m2 (+ ROW) section, where the lawn & landscaping is already done.

Rolleston 8 Marlowe Place

This home is spacious, at around 203m2 & full of character, giving a warm and homely feel the moment you enter. Offering an easy living lifestyle with a well-appointed open plan kitchen, dining & living area with wood laminate. This tidy property is tastefully decorated throughout, benefits from double glazing, good storage and the all-important heat pumps to maintain an ambient temperature all year long. The 704m2 mature section has been cleverly divided into different areas, useful for keeping both adults and children happy, plus a handy veggie patch for those with green thumbs! Sale Negotiations over $509,000 View Sunday 1.00pm - 1.30pm rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21888 Leisa Webster 027 722 5537

Rolleston 37E Stonebrook Drive

The designer kitchen offers an engineered stone bench top, a 90cm induction cook top, double oven & plenty of workspace. The open plan living & separate lounge both open out to the patios & beautifully landscaped grounds. Fully fenced & private, the gardens have been developed to add to this home’s special appeal & comes complete with outdoor speakers & TV, shade sails, raised veggie beds & sheds to cater for the household needs. The 4 bedrooms are true doubles, the master having a walk in wardrobe & ensuite. Sale $619,000 View By Appointment rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21903 Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733 Sarah Booth 027 527 8258

Rolleston 23 Armack Drive

Set amongst a lovely established setting of 8870m2 (approx 2.2 acres). The home, built by Initial Homes, offers open plan living out to a lovely raised deck, 3 bedrooms & a warm, inviting environment, further enhanced by the good sized logburner & heat transfer. In addition to the detached double garage (with power), there is a large sleepout/studio. Also to keep the kids happy, the section offers plenty of room for them to run around, and is fully fenced for the canine friend or ‘hobby farm’ animals. Sale Negotiations over $649,000 View Saturday 1.30pm - 2.00pm rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21856 Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733 Sarah Booth 027 527 8258

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For Sale

$685,000 View Sunday 3.30pm - 4.00pm rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21893

‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733 Sarah Booth 027 527 8258

Rolleston 7A Henley Close

As you approach, the colonial styling, together with the lovely wrought iron gates & pretty garden, make this home instantly appealing. Inside, the property has a well planned kitchen with plenty of cupboard & bench space & a spacious, sunny living/dining room that opens out to a patio with pergola. There is a good sized master bedroom with ranch sliders & a walk-in wardrobe, and two further double bedrooms. The laundry leads through into an internal access double garage. With just the right amount of garden to enjoy and not be a burden. Sale Negotiations over $469,000 View By Appointment rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21887 Sarah Booth 027 527 8258 Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733

Rolleston 7 Rosamond Way

Positioned to take full advantage of the sun & the 581m2 grounds. The home features a large open plan living area that is offset by a separate lounge, & both areas open up to your private patio & back garden. Also you will enjoy a designer styled kitchen with walk-in-pantry, 4-double bedrooms with a WIR & ensuite in the master plus quality fixtures & fittings throughout. The family bathroom is large, functional & perfectly positioned. The laundry is neatly tucked behind folding doors in the hallway. Sale $559,000 View By Appointment rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21896 Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733 Sarah Booth 027 527 8258

West Melton 4 Wilfield Drive

This gem meets the needs of those who wish to downsize on bedrooms without compromising on living space or quality & who also still wish to enjoy a full sized 826m2 section. Finished at the end of 2013, the home’s centre point is the kitchen, with its walk in pantry. Leading off from the living area, is a bedroom wing with master bedroom & ensuite, main bathroom & second double bedroom. Also off the main living room is a second lounge, which can be utilised as a 3rd bedroom if preferred. To be auctioned 6.30pm, Thursday 30th April 2015. Sale Auction View Sunday 12.00pm - 12.30pm rwrolleston.co.nz ID# RLL21894 Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733 Sarah Booth 027 527 8258


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WEB ID ROR42672 DEADLINE SALE DORIE 641 Acton Road VIEW Saturday 18 Apr 12.00 - 12.45pm DEADLINE SALE closes Friday 8th May, 2015 at 3.00pm, 4 hectare entry level lifestyle property located handy to (unless sold prior) both Rakaia Township. Featuring a renovated 3 bedroom cottage set amongst established shelter with modern kitchen, bathroom and large north facing open plan living. Well heated by logburner + double glazing. Outbuildings include 3 bay barn + 2 bay shed converted for horse stable with concrete floor and basic stockyards. Property well fenced plus established shelter along 3 boundaries. Domestic and stock water sourced from Gareth Cox bore. Great family lifestyle opportunity in true rural Mobile 021 250 9714 Office 03 929 0306 community. 1 gareth@propertybrokers.co.nz

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WEB ID ROU42574 DEADLINE SALE SOUTHBRIDGE 10 Taiaroa Place VIEW Saturday 18 Apr 11.00 - 11.30am Located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of Southbridge DEADLINE SALE closes Tuesday 28th April, 2015 at 3.00pm, (unless sold prior) is this immaculate 4/5 bedroom permanent material home. All the hard work here is done, just move in and enjoy the benefits of a modern kitchen + bathroom, large north facing living opening on to patio. Well 4 positioned for all day sun and heated by logburner, plus separate laundry and detached double garage, this property ticks all the boxes. Proximity to amenities 1 makes this an ideal family home, within easy commute Gareth Cox to Christchurch City. Inspection a must! Mobile 021 250 9714 Office 03 929 0306 gareth@propertybrokers.co.nz

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With the Selwyn District booming, what better time to set up your new business in Izone Business Hub. This 300m2 workshop/warehouse is ready to buy now. Currently leased out it features a large yard space, a 5m knee & roller doors suited for truck and container freight. Includes all amenities and has future development potential. Best suited for small-medium sized businesses, including hireage, freight, storage, manufacturing & trade wholesalers. With 50 businesses already established in Izone, you could be next. Call Andre today to discuss. VIEW By Appointment

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Bluegum, split & dry 1.5m3 approx (trailer) $180 Free delivery within 10 kms of Rolleston Phone 3295 428 or 021 648 251

Long and short term positions available Please call Enterprise Recruitment on 365 3112 to speak with an industrial recruiter.

DRY FIREWOOD AVAILABLE NOW! Macrocarpa or Bluegum

6 cubic metre truck loads Free loan trailers 6 days Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm Sat 8.30am-1pm Eftpos available (03) 325 2290 Kent 021 325 661 653 Ellesmere Rd, Lincoln PINE Dry split firewood 3cm $170 ph 03 318-1155

Gardening & Supplies CHICKEN Manure, dry, bagged, 440 Springs Road

Public Notices

Rexellent Rentals Cars, Vans, Brisbane , Coolangatta FREE CALL 0800 601 508

www.rexellent.com.au

Situations Vacant

MILITARY EXERCISE

Deliverers Wanted – West Melton

14–16 APRIL 2015

Email:

kent@macrocarpasupplies.co.nz

Public Notices

The general public is to be advised that a NZ Army Exercise will be conducted in the West Melton Rifle Range area over the period 1416 April 2015. The exercise will involve personnel of the 2/1 RNZIR from, Burnham Military Camp. The exercise will involve up to 250 personnel. Training will involve soldiers conducting live and blank firing during day and night hours until 11pm at West Melton Rifle Range. Also soldiers will be walking with equipment and weapons between Burnham Military Camp and West Melton Rifle Range during the day using the Sandy Knolls Road route.

STASH REHASH FABRIC AND CRAFT MARKET Saturday 18th April, 11am - 2pm Sinclair Centre, Park St, Ashburton. Donate your stash, book a stall and sell your own Stash or come along and enjoy the bargains and the fun. An Arthritis Fundraiser. Contact Rowena Hart 03 308-9371

For more information please call Defence Public Affairs (Southern) 021 224 3367.

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• Air Conditioning • Alternators • Starter Motors • Wiring Repairs • Diagnostics • Lighting • Batteries Mobile Auto Electrician

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027 492 8971 or ah 344 6202

Part time work is available delivering newspapers and circulars in West Melton. If you would like to earn money while keeping fit, are 11 years or older, honest & reliable, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Martin 03 943 4572 or 029 983 2293

ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS HERE Phone for further details

(03) 379 1100

TREE SERVICES

COOK REQUIRED Burnham Nursery and Preschool is currently seeking a person to prepare meals in our centre. We are licenced for 50 children. Must have cooking and organizational skills and an interest in young children. Would suit a person with a positive attitude and able to work in a team environment. Hours of work Monday to Friday 8.30am to 1pm.

Contact: Centre Director Phone: 347-6874 Or email: bnpreschool@xtra.co.nz

wheel alignment

Mobile Wheel Alignment for:

• Trees felled • Land clearing • Logging of forestry blocks • Tree lots thinned for production chip • Log cartage • Cash paid for wood lots • Wind rows removed • Excavator hire Fully insured covering allareas. 17 yrs exp. Large Macrocarpa Trees or Logs. Standing or on the ground. Cash Paid on the spot! Call 021-049-8657.

Trucks, trailers, buses & campervans On-vehicle wheel balancing.

Adrian Dodds Ph 0274 370654 www.transalign.co.nz

STAFF REQUIRED We are looking for general labouring staff for the following positions: • Pick/Pack • Forklift operators • Factory/processing • Concrete – pre cast • Mechanical assembly • Building Labourers • Civil Construction Long and short term positions available Please call Enterprise Recruitment on 365 3112 to speak with an industrial recruiter.

ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS HERE Phone for further details

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Trades & Services

DRUMMOND & ETHERIDGE CHRISTCHURCH

AFTERMARKET MANAGER CANTERBURY BASED – ASHBURTON / ROLLESTON BRANCHES Drummond & Etheridge Ltd is a long serving privately owned company in the Canterbury districts. A leader in the John Deere network, we are looking for an Aftermarket Manager with a strategic focus to lead our Parts and Service teams, building loyalty and passion whilst succeeding through sales and profits. Our Ashburton and Christchurch dealerships are in an exciting phase of growth. We have state of the art facilities at both locations and some further expansion projects burgeoning. Although we continue to diversify our range of products and services, our core business remains our focal point that has been the base of our success. Our brand is rock solid and we will continue to build on the last 80 years of evolution.

For anything you can point a truck or digger at!

To support ongoing growth our Senior Management team is expanding. This creates the opportunity for an Aftermarket Manager to join our successful team. Reporting to the Dealer Principal, this role is responsible for the strategic direction and development of the parts and service departments alongside other projects, ensuring our dealerships deliver on our strategies and financial goals.

Including Site Clearance, Demolition, Excavation, Cartage, Supply, Site works, Rural drainage and much more!

The role will focus on strategy, our customers and our people, ensuring that our brand is backed up with superior service, satisfied customers and a productive and happy workforce. We are looking for an experienced manager with a strong service/technical background to complete our senior structure. The ideal candidate will display; • Service / technical background essential • Customer focus, with problem solving and negotiation skills • Extensive leadership and people management skills • Excellent administration and computer skills • A high level of personal motivation, with the ability to motivate and support those around you • A sound knowledge of the agricultural sector • An aptitude for all things mechanical • Ability to support training and ongoing development of our people • Strong service or parts management experience • Honesty, integrity and loyalty

• Irrigation • Drainage • Driveways • Auger Hole Drilling • Land Clearing & Development • Culvert Installation • Construction Site Works • Tree & Hedge Removal • Concrete Breaker

Call Daniel Sisson on 021 323 931 or email dan@dsh.co.nz

• Re Roofing • Roof Repairs • Spouting

To find out more about this opportunity please apply with an up-to-date CV and application letter to:

FROM FULL CAR (Class 1) TO FULL TRUCK (Class 2) (Road code & pre-assessment driving training provided)

Courses in Christchurch, Invercargill, Cromwell & Mosgiel daily. Other areas by arrangement

OTHER COURSES/LICENCE ENDORSEMENTS AVAILABLE ARE: Class 3, 4 & 5, Passenger, Vehicle Recovery, Wheels, Tracks, Rollers, Dangerous Goods, Forklift, OSH & F

DRIVETECH LTD FREEPHONE 0508 2 DRIVE (37483) OR 03 348 8481 info@drivetech.co.nz | www.drivetech.co.nz

CARAVAN RENTAL

N A BARRELL ROOFING LTD

DO YOU need short/long term accommodation whilst your house is being repaired?

Ph: 349 9778 or 0275 389 415 Email: nabroofing@xtra.co.nz

Heatpump Cleaning

We have 2 to 6 berth UK caravans available which are fully self contained with toilet, shower, hob, fridge, hot/cold water, double glazing, heater AND full insulation so you won’t freeze.

Is your heatpump ready for wInter?

ANDREWS TREE CARE Services, tree removal, trimming, stump grinding, shelterbelt clean up, section clearing, rubbish removals, excavation work, ph 027 728 5688

We can set these up on your property, handy if you have pets or belongings to look after.

www.christchurchcaravans.co.nz

P. 379 1633 or 021 1576 188 • 166 Ferry Rd

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A Caravan for Rent at your place from $85pw. www. rentalcaravans.co.nz 021 1949 190

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Phone 03 377 3911 7/97 Shakespeare Rd, Waltham, Christchurch www.weldingacademy.co.nz

• Maintenance and Repairs • Concrete Work • Ceilings and Wallboards • Bathrooms and Alterations • Weatherboards and Decks

Bemer Heatpump Cleaning

Day and night classes

Rob Spink • 0800 423 637 • (A/H) 03 325 2713 spinkfam@xtra.co.nz

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Phone for further details

Barry McGowan

(03) 379 1100

CARPENTER - HANDYMAN Small Job Specialists, Carpentry, Repairs, Decking & Maintenance, 40 years experience, no job too small, Ph Warren 03 322-1103 or 027 6978541 CHIMNEY CLEANING Clean Sweep Canterbury Ltd, Professional, Guaranteed Service, (formerly Abel & Prestige Chimney Cleaning Ltd), Ph 0800 SWEEPER 0800 793 3737 CONCRETE CUTTING Affordable Concrete Cutting with Quality, and removal work. Free quote. No job to small. Phone 027 442-2219, Fax 359-6052 a/h 359- 4605 DAMAGED MASONRY?? Rock and Blocks Work Ltd for all your brick, block and tile laying needs. Friendly service Licensed Building Practitioner phone Devon on 021 375888 or 03 329-5511 FENCE PAINTING/ STAINING Quality at a reasonable price. Free quotes. Phone Warren today on 980-1676 or 027 2014713

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Have a team of fully qualified tradesman at your disposal. No job is too big or too small. Experienced in EQC - Opt Out and Insurance work. Experienced in ALL aspects of painting and wallpapering both new and old residential homes. “So forget the rest and get the best” Call Annette 344 5421 & Tony 0274 345 739 today

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Courtney Hyde, HR Manager courtney@dne.co.nz or post to: Drummond & Etheridge Ltd PO Box 121 Rolleston 7643 Ph. 027 486 7773 for more details.

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FENCING SUMMERFIELD Fencing Ltd - Lifestyle or farm, Sheep, Cattle, Horse, All types of animals, Fences, Yards, Sheds, Arenas, Shelters, Runs, 27 years contract fencing, Steve is available to help with your design and planning, Ph 03 312-4747. CHIMNEY CLEANING Clean Sweep Canterbury Ltd, Professional, Guaranteed Service, (formerly Abel & Prestige Chimney Cleaning Ltd), Ph 0800 SWEEPER 0800 793 3737


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Classifieds Bellamy’s Furniture Furniture made to order and restoration by tradesman with 35yrs experience. PH Stephen 021 073 2624 KENNEDYS STORAGE Rolleston, cheap rates, purpose built, secure. Outside storage available, cars, boats, trucks etc Phone 347-9464 or 027 223-8777 PAINTING INT / ExT painting and wallpapering. Ph Steve 027 284 9901 or a/h 349-5345 PAINTER Top quality work, interior/ exterior, pensioners discount, free quotes, 30 years experience, I stand by Canterbury, ph Wayne your friendly painter 03 385-4348 or 027 274-3541 PLUMBER All work undertaken promptly and efficiently by experienced craftsman plumber. Rob 329-6228 or 027 229-9392.

Trades & Services

Trades & Services SELWYN PLASTERING Stopping Interior Plastering, alterations & renovations, free quotes, On Board Ltd ph Bruce 027 577-8007

STEEL cut to length Engineering Fabrication Full range of black, primed & galv. Products: pipe, box, channel, angle & flat, pay for what you need. Trade & retail sales.Open Mon-Fri 8.00-4.30pm, Sat 8.00-12.00pm.

TILING Quality jobs done on time. All aspects of tiling, waterproofing. Certified Reg Master Tiler. Ph Dave 027 334 4125 T.V. SERVICE CENTRE Repairs, tvs, microwaves, stereos, DVD, aerial installations and kitsets 301 Brougham Street, ph 03 379 1400

STEEL CANTERBURY LTD 6 Cable St, Sockburn P 943 6525 F 943 6527 sales@steelcanterbury.co.nz

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VHS VIDEO TAPES & all camera tapes converted to DVD, video taping, weddings, twenty firsts, special occasions, www.grahamsvideo.co.nz ph 03 338-1655

GOOD PRICES paid for estate lots, antiques and good quality furniture, Ph Rick 347 4493 or 021 376 883

Residential Window Cleaning

Driveways

Bellamy’s Furniture Furniture made to order and restoration by tradesman with 35yrs experience. PH Stephen 021 073 2624

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COLOUR Phone Mark on 364 74537453 or 021 800800 809809 • Email: mark@christchurchstar.co.nz Phone Mark on 364 or 021 • Email: mark@starmedia.kiwi Select Services

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Phone Mike Lineton 022 341 8848 Your local Selwyn District gardener/handyman

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$22,999 1998 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER RX

2010 DODgE NITRO SXT

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2006 NISSAN NAVARA 4X4 fLATDECK

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