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‘FRIGHTFUL’ LEVELS OF E.COLI Parts of Heathcote River back in spotlight for water quality CAITLIN MILES

Canada geese, humans and dog faeces have been revealed as the sources of E.coli in parts of the Heathcote River – at levels unsafe for even recreational use. Ferniehurst St, Bowenvale Ave, and Catherine St sites on the river, have “frightful” levels of faecal matter – even at normal flow levels, with canada geese most to blame, according to a recently released report. The Environmental Science and Research report investigated what sources were responsible for faecal matter in nine sites across the Heathcote and Avon Rivers. At normal flow levels all the sites are above safe E.coli levels. Ferniehurst St has bird and dog faecal matter, Bowenvale Ave and Waltham Park has wildfowl faeces and Catherine St has bird and human faeces. After rainful all the sites jump to even higher levels of E.coli, all having human, bird and dog faeces in them. Hagley-Ferrymead Community Board deputy chairwoman Islay McLeod said the figures were “frightful”.

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Canterbury Medical Officer of Health Dr Alistair Humphrey said the levels meant no one should swim, or consume food from these sites. Opawaho/Heathcote River Network chairwoman Dr Helene Mautner (below) said the reason for the spike following rainfall is a result of storm water and sewage overflowing into the river. Report co-author Dr Brent Gilpin said the city council is looking at options to clean up the rivers. “In terms of reducing human waste, the council are working on the replacement of sewerage pipes, and pollution events are mainly occurring after major rainfall events. They mainly come from the occasional big blockages, but they’re sometimes unavoidable.” Dr Mautner said community involvement is key in making steps to clean up the rivers. “The community are aware that the rivers aren’t in great shape, it’s about making them aware of their actions around the rivers, picking up dog excrement, things like that,” she said. There will be a city wide river clean-up taking place on May 7.

POLLUTED: A recent report shows Heathcote River at the Catherine St site has high levels of E. coli with the presence of dogs, human and wildfowl faeces. PHOTOS: GEOFF SLOAN

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Busy Book Club Wednesday, 3.30-4.30pm A great way to keep the kids interested in reading. The Busy Book Club explores new books, arts and crafts and learning new technology all in the library. For children between seven to 10-year-olds, bookings required. South Library. Free Garden City Orchestra Rehearsals Every Thursday, 7.30-9.30pm As the orchestra practice for its upcoming concert next month, listen to Mozart’s Don Giovanni Overture, Dvorak’s 8th Symphony among other classical

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Community Market Day Thursday, 8.30am-1pm Find a treasure at the market, from pre-loved goods to new there is lots to find, sip on a coffee and pick up some food while walking round the many stalls and car boot sales. MacKenzies Hotel and Backpackers on 51 Pages Rd, entry is free. from around New Zealand have donated art wanting to support the school. Take yourself down to the Performing Arts Centre to view and bid on some New Zealand art. Cashmere High School, 172 Rose St

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New Alice theatre coming soon FRASER WALKER-PEARCE

A new cinema is only weeks away from opening at The Tannery. Alice’s Deluxe Cinemas’ owners Jeremy, Julian and father Paul Stewart were busy putting in the projectors last week, gearing up for the opening later this month. But what the cinema on Garland St, Woolston, will be showing first is still under wraps, said Julian Stewart. The family also run Alice in Videoland, on Tuam St He said they could not reveal the first movie to be shown but said it is “safe to say” that the The Jungle Book, Hunt for the Wilder People, Eddie the Eagle, and Florence Foster Jenkins would be in the mix. The cinema will consist of two “state-of-the-art luxurious theatres”, and hold 86 people between them, 54 in one and 32 in the other. Julian Stewart said the cinema will not show just one genre of films, but a selection of award-winning films, documentaries, foreign films, mainstream films and even operas. Alice in Videoland was first opened 30 years ago on Her-

ASSOCIATION’S FIRST MEETING Hoon Hay Residents’ Association will have its first public meeting tonight. The association was put together after Spreydon-Heathcote Community Board member Melanie Coker felt the need for a group as she believes the city council best communicates with the community through groups. The meeting will be held at 90 Hoon Hay Rd, the former Children’s Library at 7.30pm. PAUL MCMAHON RESIGNS Paul McMahon has resigned as chairman of the Spreydon-Heathcote Community Board at the end of last month. His resignation will not force a by-election. Community board member and city councillor Phil Clearwater said he was a hard-working member and his leadership skills and thoughtful contribution will be missed. Mr McMahon is leaving Christchurch to start a new job in Wellington. Deputy chairwoman Karolin Potter will oversee the meetings.

EXCITED: Jeremy Stewart looks forward to seeing many people at the Alice’s Deluxe Cinemas opening soon at The Tannery. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

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BOTTLE STORE HEARING A contentious proposed liquor store that was going to be on the corner of Spencer St and Lincoln Rd was due to go to hearing last week but the application was withdrawn. The store was widely opposed by residents in the Addington area, the city council received more than 39 objections about the application by Nekita Enterprises, including four of which came in after the official objection period closed.

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Flame files Group needs new Change the batteries van to remain active Charity group Learn Active is in need of a new van to continue its work with intellectuallydisabled people. It runs a programme called Active Discoveries that cater for 18-35-year-olds with intellectual disabilities who wish to get active and make new friends. The group hopes to raise $10,000 for the new van on its ‘Givealittle’ page. The charity’s old van broke down and they are now fundraising for a new one so they can continue to take students on trips. It runs several programmes based on different levels of abilities. They run once a week throughout the school term ranging from hiking to rock climbing, kayaking and more. Learn Active has more than 40 students involved in the programmes and needs transport to get them there. “Having a reliable vehicle to transport us and our equipment to outdoor locations throughout Canterbury is vital to the success of our programmes,” Learn

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Name revealed for merged polytechs The merger of two polytechnics now has a name, the Ara Institute of Canterbury. The new name was announced last week after it was decided in November last year that Aoraki Polytechnic and the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology would merge. Ara, meaning arise or pathway in Maori, is the next stage in the over 200 year combined history of CPIT and Aoraki Polytechnic. Underneath the new institute’s name is the Maori phrase ‘ara rau, taumata rau’, which means ‘many pathways, many opportunities’. The Ara logo represents an upward journey of learning, while also showing Maori tukutuku panelling, which was traditionally used to decorate meeting houses. A plan has been put in place to extend the range of programmes and services and become a destination for national and international students.

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PACKED: The Opawa St Martins Plunket Toy Library had more than 4000 toys squeezed into a squash court at the YMCA on Hereford St.

Toy library moving back to Beckenham home larger enough location to store the 4500 toys. A toy library is hoping to regain “We’ve gone from 450 famihundreds of members it lost lies to 150, and that’s simply after it had to shift due because we’ve moved to earthquake damage. too far away from the In two weeks, the community and it’s no Opawa-St Martins longer convenient,” said Plunket Toy Library Ms Wilmshurst. will return to the The Spreydon-HeathBeckenham Library after cote community board it was badly damaged have been fighting for Erin Wilmshurst them to return to their in the February 2011 earthquake. location. The future of the library was “The council considered not uncertain, until the city council spending the money repairing it decided in November to repair but the board put their foot down it. and said it was important to have Over the last five years, it this service back in the commuhas shifted location five times, nity,” said Ms Wilmshurst. getting further away from the The Opawa-St Martin Plunket community, said toy library Toy Library closed on Saturday secretary Erin Wilmshurst. Ms Wilmshurst said it was dif- and they plan to re-open at 65 Sandwich Rd on April 16. ficult to find an affordable and CAITLIN MILES

Both institutes have been in the Canterbury and Waitaki region for more than 100 years each. Ara Institute of Canterbury chairwoman Jenn Bestwick (left) said the intention of the new facility is to continue working with industry partners and our communities to adapt to the needs of the region and of modern learners. “Our new name signals we have stepped into an exciting new future together.” Ara deputy chairwoman Janie Annear said business, science, ICT and youth pathway programmes have been extended to south Canterbury this year.

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Reverend helps others fight Reverend Mike Coleman speaks to Fraser Walker-Pearce about how he became an earthquake protest organiser, backpacking around the Americas, and being a school counsellor Hi Mike, tell me a little bit about yourself and your family. Well I’m 53-years-old. I’m married to Robyn, we’re about to have our 29th anniversary, she’s a medical scientist. I always say she’s the bright one. I have a Bachelor of Commerce and Accounting. I graduated from Canterbury University and the Christchurch Teachers College. I went on to teach at Waimea College, as well as St Bede’s College and Linwood High which is now Linwood College. I travelled overseas and backpacked around the Americas with my wife, then got a Bachelor of Theology in Auckland, and that was my training to become a minister. I actually grew up as a Roman Catholic and went to Xavier College, but later on became

a Baptist before becoming Anglican. Wow that’s quite a background. And do you have any children? Yes, we have three kids, Matthew our eldest is 25, Simon is 19, and Emily is 11. Matthew is a product manager at an electronics firm, Simon is doing his second year studying chemistry at Canterbury University, and Emily is at Banks Avenue School. I also love cycling, going to the gym and having fun with the family. We also have one grandchild, Matthew and his partner Paris have a boy called Jack, who is three and he is just beautiful. He loves going to pre-school and kindy, loves all the boys stuff, all the trucks and trees, he’s just got heaps of energy. Tell me about the Wider Earthquake Communities

Action Network, how did it come about? It was started by three people in the community, myself as one of lead facilitators. Basically we were there to speak on behalf of people struggling with their house being in the red zone, or other land issues including settlements with insurers. It actually ended up becoming a quite strong activist group, and any negotiations we tried to have were basically shut down. So in the end they forced the group to protest more to get people’s issues heard. How successful were those protests? We had varying success, in the

early days we showed some insurance companies up for what they were doing and what they really were. Some of the things they were offering was just wrong. The Government seemed to be happy to sit back and Canterbury be devastated. That really concerned many of us who were looking to help those in the communities. So do you think it’s a lot better today? No.

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earthquake battles I never fought for more than a policy would honour, only what a policy offered. We just looked for a fair honouring. We weren’t trying to get people rich when they were only entitled to so much, and we’ve found that the insurance companies have respected that. There are no guiding rules to ensure insurance companies treat people fairly, which is ridiculous to be honest. Hasn’t the recovery gone on long enough already? Absolutely it has. The nature of this recovery for insurance companies is about spinning a line to get through the year, spreading the recovery over 20 years. To have private homeowners waiting for that long is plain disgraceful, it’s not about people it’s about ensuring the Government’s books are kept healthy. I just find it really interesting that we can paint all kinds of artwork throughout the city but can’t have all of our people in houses. Do you have any spare time at all? Yes of course! I’m a school counsellor at Middleton Grange School. I really enjoy working

FIGHTER: Mike Coleman organised and led protests against former city council chief executive Tony Marryatt’s choice to accept a $70,000 pay rise.

one-on-one with adolescents and seeing them grow. Getting an understanding of what they’re going through is really important. I think I have the skills to help them, and I really enjoy seeing them feel empowered. I mean a lot of them are still finding themselves in life and gaining an awareness about the world around them, so finding their way in life can be quite

difficult. I’ve been through a lot in my own life so I can kind of pass that wisdom on in a way. I can imagine in a job like that, you’d meet a lot of interesting people, anyone stand out in particular? There are a few that kind of stand out. I remember I was helping some boys, one I seem to remember was at the age of nine, and he was caught up in

his parents’ divorce. He was really quite an angry young man, and was really struggling with life in general, with his behaviour spinning out of control. In one session I asked him to paint a picture, and he painted what he said he always wanted to have, which was a Holden car and a girlfriend on his arm. That’s very cute.

Yes, it was. After he left school he sent me a picture on Facebook of him and his girlfriend and his Ford car which he had saved up to get, and he said he was going to get a Holden. I thought that was amazing. I’ve been involved with counselling since 1995, when I helped start up the Delta Community Support Trust. I’m sure on the other side of that spectrum though, there would be times where someone is asking for help and you wouldn’t know how to help them? It can be quite disheartening if you find a student that you can’t work out the thing that they are telling you is wrong. And that can stem from a whole number of things. It’s very hard even for a youth mental health worker, because they can also really struggle to help someone like that. It can be very sad to see teens on medication for mental illnesses as well. The stress of the quakes has been immense for some kids. Especially those who are coming from homes that are still unsettled. We’ll see that for many years to come I think.

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WINNERS: Two teams from St Martins School competed at the Canterbury heats of the Kids’ Lit Quiz last week, both came in top 10 with one team winning. The pupils had to answer 10 rounds of 10 questions. The team won with 85 marks. Orla Dunlop, Rose Opie, Lachlan Stewart and Louie Howell will continue to work hard and practice before competing in Wellington in May.

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Dancers bring their best to competition Dancers from across the city came together to compete at the JT Dancers Ballet and Modern Jazz Competition held over the Easter break. The 25th annual competition was held at Papanui High School. Dancers Sophia Bae, Sonia Woods, Jenna du Plessis, Kyoka Takahashi, Julia Pigou and Megan Eustace were chosen by judge Brigitte Knight as the PW Dance and Sportswear Scholarship Class top six dancers of the competition. Results Junior ballet championship – First: Sonia Woods, Canterbury Ballet. Second: Ema Takahashi, Dance Masters International. Third: Poppy-Belle Hollander, Canterbury Ballet. Intermediate ballet championship – First: Sophia Bae, Southern Ballet. Second: Hannah Brown, Canterbury Ballet. Third: Sophie Siebuhr, Anneliese Gilberd Academy. Senior ballet championship – First: Kyoka Takahashi, Dance Masters International. Second: Julia Pigou, Canterbury Ballet. Third: Jenna Du Plessis, Canterbury Ballet. Junior jazz championship – First: Sophie Johnstone, Sarah Johnstone (dance company). Second: Lily Demouth, Anna Lee School of Dance. Third: Keisha Jones, Anna Lee School of Dance. Intermediate jazz championship – First: Mackenna Wilson, Southern

GRANDEUR: Intermediate ballet championship competitors. Back from left: Holly McKay, Sophia Bae, Hannah Brown. Front from left: Lauren Copeland and Sophie Siebuhr. GRACE: Sophia Bae, Sonia Woods, Jenna du Plessis, Kyoka Takahashi, Julia Pigou and Megan Eustace were named the top six ballet dancers in the whole competition.

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ost of us remember shopping at Oderings as young children when our parents held our hand and the garden was an essential part of feeding the family; nowadays these customers, their children and their children’s children have helped grow Oderings into a garden centre dynasty spanning 10 stores nationwide. The challenge for Oderings started when they reassessed their branding and for this they needed help. This is where Strategy Design & Advertising became a fundamental partner to help reestablish and create the new branding. The main objective was to show existing and new customers the Oderings core values which are its knowledgeable staff, inspirational ideas, quality service and large selection. It was also important for the brand to demonstrate that Oderings is a trustworthy, honest and community minded family business which has stood the test of time. The new logo, the Oderings crest which represents its family tree, symbolises both family heritage and strength in nature. The fresh and contemporary colour palette helped build a foundation for the unique illustration development which is packed full of colour and vibrancy. These initiatives and many more have been introduced into the Oderings Garden Centres and at Cashmere the whole concept can be seen in full effect. The other challenge Oderings had is the current retail stores seemed to be an evolution of time, they had little to no cohesive elements and no two Oderings stores looked alike. Help was needed to focus the new branding developed by Strategy and bring discipline to the retails, giving them a unique Oderings style. This is where Hierarchy was introduced. Once they had an understanding of

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the Oderings customer needs they were able to approach the fit out with a flexible, modular solution which represented raw and honest natural finishes but still maintaining a warm colour tone. The store environment now focuses on the customer’s accessibility and shopping experience giving them relaxed and inviting areas to explore. The brand illustrations were the finishing touch, positioned on the floor, walls and ceilings adding colour and fun. Chris from Hierarchy is excited about Philpotts Rd and Barrington St stores, which will have more of a ‘shop within a shop

solution’. Oderings vision is to be the market leader in the New Zealand garden industry. To be innovative, inspirational and to develop the business while growing with its team, customers and community. With stage one complete at Cashmere Rd, and stage two well on its way (including a café to open in spring), and Philpotts Rd next on the list to receive an overdue facelift and café addition, Oderings feels it has the right combination of brand vision, promise and values to continue for another 87 years.

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PREPARED: From left: Courtney McGregor, 17, Mackenzie Slee, 18, Stella Ashcroft, 13, and Charlotte Sullivan,18. PHOTO: MODE DE VIE

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Four gymnasts are to compete in the Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships next weekend. The Christchurch School of Gymnastics team will be heading to Everett in Washington, to compete against gymnasts from around the world. This event serves as a warmup meet for the Rio Olympic test event which follows on April 16-19 in Brazil. Courtney McGregor, of Halswell, will use this opportunity as

her final hit-out before she travels to Rio to try and get a placing for women’s gymnastics. Courtney is looking forward to competing since she has learnt more difficult vault routines. “I am looking forward to competing my new second vault – I added 0.30 difficulty so now I will be more competitive,” she said. This is the first time Stella Ashcroft, 13, of Hoon Hay, will be joining the New Zealand

team at the competition. Stella earned her place by being the top-ranked junior international in the country. “I’m pretty nervous because it’s such a big event, I’ve been training for roughly 26-30 hours a week, but I’m excited to go with the other girls, they’re my close friends.” Mackenzie Slee and Charlotte Sullivan will also be competing and have spent all summer training for the championships.

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Variety at Woolston Gala Woolston held its annual Gala last month at Woolston Park. Labour’s Ruth Dyson opened the day with more than 1500 people enjoying the event with live bands, 70 stalls, entertainment for the kids, rides and plenty of games.

More than 500 people went along to PHITfest held at Pioneer Stadium on Easter Monday. The event was aimed at engaging the Pacific community in sport and event organiser John Leo’o said the it exceeded his expectations. “With the support of NZ Institute of Sport, especially student volunteers, and the SpreydonHeathcote Community Board PHITfest 2016 was a success,” Mr Leo’o said. He hopes to see PHITfest coming back next year. GAME: The event focused on promoting fitness and 48 teams in total competed. Social volleyball was extremely popular.

RIDES: There were plenty of rides for the kids to enjoy.

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HO would have thought that the humble spud was once regarded as both a food and a fashion accessory fit for royalty? Native to South America, potatoes were first cultivated by the Incas about 200BC. The jewel in the crown was the Peruvian purple potato — royally purple inside and out. When harvested, they were kept exclusively for the Inca kings. And in 18th-century France,

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livia Cleave, operations manager, says the feedback is fabulous and everyone is enjoying their new community, making friends, even a couple of gardens are flourishing in raised beds. While we await the construction of the community centre, which is expected to open in April, residents can enjoy social events which include bowls through to high teas in a converted villa. With a short stroll to The Landing, the retail hub of Wigram Skies subdivision or a short drive to the Hornby Workingmen’s Club, Hornby Mall and the city, The Lady Wigram Retirement is well situated. Foundations have begun for the next 51 villas, expected to be ready in January 2017. Owner John Tooby says the aim is for the village to be the best in the city, offering an environment second to none. When completed, the village will include

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ROOFING Qualified & Licenced Practitioner. Re-Roof & Repairs, all types. Member New Zealand Roofing Association. Over 35 years experience. Phone John 027 432-3822 or 351-9147 email johnmill@ihug. co.nz SPOUTING ClEANING Spouting Unblocked, Cleaned Out and Flushed Out. Also Full Handyman Services Available. Call Trevor 384-3435 or 021 043-2034 TIlER/CARPENTER 35 years exp, no job too small. Ph Ross 027 4311440. TREE WORK Hedge trimming, stump grinding, rubbish removed, small job specialty Ph Andrew 03 322-8341 or 027 435-8759 T.v. SERvICE CENTRE Repairs, tvs, microwaves, stereos, DVD. Aerial installations and kitsets, 480 Moorhouse Ave, ph 03 379 1400

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AAA Buying goods quality furniture, Beds, Stoves, Washing machines, Fridge Freezers. Same day service. Selwyn Dealers. Phone 980 5812 or 027 313 8156 A+ Household effects, fridges, freezers, washing machines, ovens. Good cash paid. Ph Paul 022 0891 671 A Records and Hi-Fi gear wanted, excellent prices paid for good records especially kiwi and overseas bands 60’s - 90’s PennyLane 430 Colombo St Sydenham 7 days www.pennylane. co.nz ph 3663278 or 021 2226144 TOOLS Garden, garage, woodworking, mechanical, engineering, sawbenches, lathes, cash buyer, ph 355-2045

FREE Hillmorton Tai Chi & Qigong Workshop 1pm ~ 2:45pm, Thu, April 7 & 14 Class starts May 4. Sandy Jiang 260-1256

vHS vIDEO TAPES & all camera tapes converted to DVD, video taping, weddings, twenty firsts, special occasions, www.grahamsvideo.co.nz ph 03 338-1655 WATERblASTING Quality Job, Quick Service by skilled tradesman, Ph Richard Severin at Jet-X 0800 538 969 Free quotes, visit www.jetx.co.nz WATERblASTING Quality Job, Quick Service by skilled tradesman, Ph Richard Severin at Jet-X 0800 538 969 Free quotes, visit www.jetx.co.nz

PILATES Beginner & Intermediate classes, Tuesday & Wednesday nights. Fendalton Croquet Club, Makora Street. Phone Julie 351-2100

Vehicles Wanted

VEHICLES WANTED FOR CASH $ $ $

OUTSTANDING HARPSICHORDIST and founder of the Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset, performs at the Charles Luney Auditorium, 12 Winchester Street, Merivale, this Sunday at 5pm with his along with his ensemble. Christophe Rousset is an internationally renowned harpsichordist and describes his instrument as a time machine, “it really takes you to another era.” The concert is the first time the other leading members of his ensemble, Gilone Gaubert-Jacques on violin, Gabriel Grosbard on violin, and Atsushi Sakai on viola da gamba, come to our shores.

Presented by Chamber Music New Zealand, the ensemble of world-class French music guides is set to transport audiences back 300 years. With a varied programme of French suites, sonatas and character pieces, Rousset and his musicians will take you back to Versailles – to the dazzlingly elegant and indulgent court of Louis XIV, the Sun King. This concert includes an Audio Description service for patrons with low vision. A pre-concert talk takes place one hour prior to the concert – it is free to attend and will be at the concert venue. For ticketing and more information go to www.chambermusic.co.nz

Ph 347 9354 or 027 476 2404

‘Famous for their roasts!’ RESTAURANT & CAFÉ Open daily from 6.30am - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Treat the Kids! Kids two course special from $

Seniors SPECIAL Two courses

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PlUMbER For prompt service for all plumbing maintenance, repairs and alterations. Phone Michael 364 7080 or 027 438 3943

Trades & Services UPHOlSTERER Dining Chairs, Lounge suites, Caravan Squabs etc. recovered. Free Quotes. Phone Graeme 383-1448

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PlASTERER Gib Stopping, Small job specialty. 30 + years experience. Ring 0800 387-369

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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

Thursday 31st March - Wednesday 6th April AS YOU LIKE IT (exempt) RISEN (M) HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE (PG) KUNG FU PANDA 3 (PG)

BATMAN VS SUPERMAN (M) 45 YEARS (M) BEETHOVEN (exempt) MAHANA (M) MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 (PG)

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PAINTER AvAIlAblE All aspects in painting. Very competitive in roofs and fences. Please call 027 241-7471 or 335-0265

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We are family friendly. Great Kids menu plus designated play area.

$20 Special available lunch only Monday - Saturday 12pm - 2.30pm Conditions apply.

Racecourse Hotel Motorlodge

118 Racecourse Rd, Sockburn, Christchurch. Ph 03 342 7150 www.racecoursehotel.co.nz (opposite Riccarton Raceway)

The newly refurbished LIVE Woolston Club... ENTERTAINMENT 6PM FRIDAY

NYREE 7.30PM SATURDAY

ROBBIE DREW

A classic, contemporary club experience Dining, bar, entertainment, sport, and so much more! Cafe open from 11am Happy Hour 4.30pm - 5.30pm TAB & Gaming, Function Facilities, HOUSIE Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday SHUTTLE Tuesday - Sunday

Newly renovated Open 7 Days Restaurant open from 5.30pm! With a selection of main meals for $20 Retro Roast Lunch 12pm Wednesdays $10 Members/$12 Non Roast of the Day $16.00 Members $18.00 Non


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16th APRIL, 8PM

CRAIG ADAMS & THE RUSTLERS FRIDAY

22nd APRIL, 7.30PM WESTVIEW LOUNGE

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It gives me great pleasure to announce the name of our new organisation: Ara Institute of Canterbury. CPIT and Aoraki Polytechnic have been working together to form a single, Canterbury-wide educational institute that brings together the best aspects of both organisations. We’ve set out an ambitious vision for our new organisation. We want Ara to be a relevant, contemporary and viable contributor to individual and community prosperity throughout Canterbury. In establishing Ara, our promise to the Canterbury region is to provide better access to a greater number of programmes, in a larger number of centres, supported with better services for all. Ara is the Māori word for a path or journey. It represents the learning process and the routes and rivers that criss-cross Canterbury from the mountains to the sea. Students will continue to graduate with qualifications that are accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority and held in high regard, both here and overseas. And they’ll be even better prepared for the workplace as we broaden and strengthen our links with industry. In the coming months and years, Ara will establish Centres of Excellence in a range of areas including health, primary industries, broadcasting, sustainable practice, tourism and trades. These nationally-focused hubs will engage with industry, attract local and international students and produce graduates of the highest calibre. We’re excited about our future as Ara Institute of Canterbury and we look forward to sharing it with you. Warm regards

Kay Giles CHIEF EXECUTIVE ARA INSTITUTE OF CANTERBURY

Ara Institute of Canterbury is a vibrant, progressive and relevant tertiary option for a fast-changing world. We bring together the best knowledge, expertise and the greatest passion for teaching, to deliver a superior learning experience for our students, and the very best outcomes for our graduates, employers, and New Zealand. Ara is all about equipping you with industry-relevant knowledge and hands-on experience that will help you get the career you want, then excel in it. You’ll find tailored programmes and skills training that lead to rewarding careers in today’s world. Plus, with teaching that spans the region, from Kaikoura to Oamaru, Ara is looking after the success and prosperity of our prospective students, our communities and our entire region – all while ensuring international credibility. Whatever your dreams and goals, you will find an opportunity and path of learning – from entry courses at Level 1 to Level 9 Masters qualifications. What’s more, Ara provides a greater number of programmes, more online and blended delivery, more flexible part time options, more workplace training, apprenticeships, flipped classrooms and group work. This includes innovative collaborations with other educational providers and industry. We stay relevant with learning models that are responsive to the industry and regional needs. Whatever career you choose, and wherever it may take you, as an Ara graduate you can be sure that your knowledge and skills will always be relevant and you’ll be ready for the challenges and opportunities our changing world presents. Be in the know. Be ready for anything.

www.ara.ac.nz NOVO0047CP

KIA ORA

KNOWLEDGE AT WORK


Prepare for a promising future Knowledge is the key to success. Ara offers a broad and relevant range of course offerings that provide the knowledge and skills that open doors. From counting beans to grinding them and everything in between, there’s an opportunity for everyone. Choose the course that will open doors for you:

Accounting Adult Teaching Agriculture Animal Science Animation Applied Science Architectural Technology Baking Beauty Therapy Broadcasting / Media Business Administration Business Information Systems Business Transformation & Change CAD (Computer Aided Design) Café Bar Service Chef Training Computer Networking

Computing Construction & Carpentry Construction Management & Quantity Surveying Design Dramatic Arts (NASDA) Early Childhood Education Electrical Trades Engineering Engineering Trades Event Management Fashion Financial Planning Furniture & Joinery Hairdressing Horticulture Hospitality Management Human Resource Management

Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) Innovation & Entrepreneurship Interior Design Japanese Management & Small Business Ownership Māori Language & Culture Medical Imaging Midwifery Motor Industry Trades Music Nursing Operations & Production Management Painting & Plastering Photography

0800 24 24 76 ı info@ara.ac.nz ı www.ara.ac.nz

Plumbing & Gasfitting Project Management Retail Road Transport Sales & Marketing Samoan Language & Culture Social Services Sports Management Sports Science, Wellness & Human Nutrition Supply Chain Logistics Sustainability & Outdoor Education Teaching English Travel Wheels, Tracks & Rollers (Civil Skills)

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