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DUST COMPLAINTS DOUBLE Air quality monitoring near quarries criticised by residents TOM DOUDNEY AND GEORGIA O’CONNORHARDING

Dust complaints caused by quarrying in the past year have doubled in the last year and residents say authorities need to do more in monitoring the situation. Environment Canterbury annual compliance monitoring report show that it received 304 dust complaints in the Christchurch-West Melton Water Management Zone for the 2014/2015 period – a 145 per cent increase from the last year. In the report, ECan staff said it had started a dust monitoring study in response to the increase. But residents living nearby the quarries on Christchurch’s western outskirts are unhappy


HAZY: Yaldhurst Rural Residents’ Association chairman Bob Cross (inset) said trucks entering and leaving quarrying sites created a dusty problem for neighbours. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

with ECan. Yaldhurst Rural Residents Association chairperson Bob Cross said he felt quarries got away with dust because ECan was not enforcing the resource consents. He said he often saw trucks coming out of the site uncovered with the dust blowing all over the place. However, ECan Monitoring and Compliance regional man-

ager Marty Mortiaux responded that it has been working closely with the residents and quarry operators. “The residents are supporting ECan’s three-month air quality monitoring programme.” Gilberthorpes Estate Resident Association secretary Kevin Bennett said the report didn’t surprise him. “I saw a lot of trucks going down the road last week all

loaded up. It was a windy day and these trucks probably had half their loads.” Mr Mortiaux said dust from trucks entering and leaving sites had been a problem in the past but had mitgated the problem by installing a wheel wash and sealing accessways. He said this had a positive result in reducing dust discharges as trucks leave and enter the quarry site.

But Riccarton-Wigram Community Board chairman Mike Mora said ECan’s enforcement team needed to “have a very close look at themselves”. “I think they are letting the environment down,” he said.

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SCIENCE ALIVE IN THE LIBRARY: Science will be making its way to the library this week with Science Alive educators leading children through interactive activities to stimulate their interest. Activities are based around the science of popular books and other interesting topics. The programme is most suited to children and there is always something to take home each week. The session will be held Thursday April 7, 3.30-4.30pm at the Upper Riccarton Library.

Places are limited so bookings are required. The programme is best suited for people between the age of eight-13. The cost to join is $20 per term. Te Hapua: Halswell Centre Storytimes-Wa Korero Monday April 11, 10-10.30am Take your children to a fun story-time session at the library.

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Call for Halswell roading review Existing roads not meeting needs of booming population GEORGIA O’CONNORHARDING

Halswell’s rapid population growth has residents calling for an urgent road infrastructure review because current ones are not meeting needs. Halswell Residents’ Association secretary David Hawke and member Ross McFarlane have asked for the an urgent review from the Riccarton-Wigram Community Board. They said rapid redevelopment in the south-west of the city had radically altered the nature of the traffic networkfrom quasi-rural to developed residential. Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck and board deputy chairwoman Helen Broughton have asked for a city council staff investigation to be completed by July. Traffic congestion was also due to the neighbouring Selwyn district travelling via the area

MORE TRAFFIC: Halswell Residents’ Association secretary David Hawke said a general road infrastructure review is needed in Halswell because current roads are not meeting the growing population’s needs. Right: Traffic on Halswell Rd.

and Halswell residents suffered the consequences, they said. Mr Hawke said it is about the way traffic is managed Helen and issues like get- Broughton ting older people across the road with busy traffic. “Nicholls Rd is a good example. You have got an over-60s unit on one side and shops on the other. And again there is no way for them to cross the road.”


He said Nicholls Rd should be dropped to 30km/h due to traffic density getting higher and the supermarket upgrade attracting more elderly residents. Other infrastructure elements they want to have looked at is cycleways around the suburb and where buses are stopping. Roads that were listed as a high priority in need of a review were Nicholls Rd, Halswell Rd (Hendersons to Candys Rd) and Halswell Junction Rd. The review of the roading

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SEARCH WARRANTS Police executed search warrants on two Christchurch addresses last week. The search warrants were a result of the investigation into the assault of a lone man at the Riccarton Bus Lounge last month. A nineteen-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault. Two men aged 19 and 21 and three youths, two aged 15 and one aged 16 spoke with police and all will be charged with “wounding with intent”. All offenders will appear in the youth court today. ORIENTEERING COURSE The Peninsula and Plains Orienteers are putting a permanent course into the Halswell Quarry in late April/ early May and is looking for help from the community to do it. At present, 28 posts in the Halswell Quarry will be dug into the ground. The posts are going to be installed on Saturday, April 30. For more information email jmmarra@ xtra.co.nz CAR CRASHES INTO PARKED VEHICLE Two teenagers sustained moderate injuries after a car crashed into a parked vehicle. St Johns was alerted to the scene at 2.22am on Shands Rd last Sunday. The two teenagers were taken to Christchurch Hospital.

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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

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Smoke alarms should be like car seat belts. Nobody thinks twice about clicking tight every time they get into a car. Likewise working smoke alarms should be an absolute expectation in every home. Which made this weekend an important one because daylight saving ended with clocks being hauled back an hour. You might have seen the latest advertisements from the Fire Service, as always encouraging people to use the day as a trigger to having the batteries in your smoke alarms changed. Too many of us use the warning cheep of the alarm to tell us it’s time to change batteries. There are good reasons not to do this. If it happens while you’re away it’s possible the battery will be completely dead by the time you return. You’ll be living with the mistaken belief that the alarm will warn you of fire. If you’re home when it happens I can almost guarantee it

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Name revealed for Breathing new life merged polytechs into Paeroa Reserve 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.


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.

CELEBRATIONS: The Te Puna Wanaka kapa haka group performing at the opening of the Ara Institute of Canterbury.

ders for the community’s crime rate. “By bringing people together and working on a project together they form really good relationships and friendships and just improves the whole community,” he said.  Maintenance days involving the whole community will be held as part of the project. Christchurch West Melton Zone Committee Andrew Congalton said once the job is finished it means the water quality is going to be better and that will have downstream effects all the way down to the Avon.

A reserve will be transformed into a more people-friendly area by the Riccarton community. Landscape improvements are under way to improve water quality at Paeroa Reserve. Physical works are planned to be undertaken next month while planting will begin in May. Environment Canterbury has donated $50,000 to help cover the costs of cleaning up the area. The plans recently approved by the Riccarton-Wigram Community Board will include installing riffles which aerate the water increasing oxygen for stream life. Other plans for the Paeroa Reserve are installing a timber-viewing platform and interpretation panel to raise awareness for the importance of the water environment. Planting new trees, including fruit trees and native riparian to increase biodiversity and shading of the stream is also on the agenda. WORKING TOGETHER: Plans to Senior Sergeant Steve Jones revive Paeroa Reserve are well under said projects like this do won- way.


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This year’s Prefects are led by Rob Hopkins and Cheyenne Te Haara-Barr. The full complement of Prefects for 2016 are pictured above. Back row: Brandon Pook, Alex Robinson, Oliver Robson, Rob Hopkins, Demi Libeau, Sven Mortsiefer, Nathan Campbell and Hilal Talash. Front row: Jess Adamson, Hannah O’Connell, Juliet Harrison, Cheyenne Te Haara-Barr, Ella Martin, Grace Hickland, Sam Fair and Panmai Kernkhunthot.

Polyfest performances The Pasifika group performed at the recent Polyfest Festival at Westminster Park where their item was widely appreciated. They are pictured here performing for their peers at a School Assembly.

Emma McMorran, pictured at right, won the Most Improved Player Trophy when she toured the North Island with the National Youth Brass Band Under 23 as the Principal Horn. Ceo Kwon, Toby Buckner, Dean Holdaway and Rachel Wu, above, gained places in the New Zealand Secondary Schools Symphony Orchestra which holds its annual course in April.

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The Boys’ Volleyball Team are: Blake Derks-Wyatt, Callum Grose, AJ Salmon, Alexandros Axis, Sam Nielsen, Jacob Mataiti, Moritz Fahrich, Daniel Tattley, Sven Mortsiefer and Jack Davies. Mainland Shield for winner of the South The Boys’ Volleyball Team has had Island Tournament, and the Canterbury outstanding success this year winning Secondary Schools Volleyball Championthe Senior Boys’ Challenge Trophy for ship. This week they will compete in the Monday night Premier Boys Division 1, the Premier Division 1 Trophy for Overall Secondary Schools Nationals in Palmerston North. Winner of the Term 1 Competition, The

The Riccarton Dragon Boat team competing at the South Island Championships at Lake Hood.

School sport The Annual Athletic Sports produced the following champions: Year 9 – Tom Sellars and Zara Flint Year 10 – Luke Brennan and Laura Mercer Year 11 – Jaedyn Hanks and Lahana Reeves Seniors – Tim Meynell and Mikayla Gillespie The following have been named champions for their respective years at the Annual Swimming Sports: Year 9 – Victoria Bee and Ted Nguyen Year 10 – Samara Whittington-Clent Year 11 – Sarah Hunter and Tayla Maikuku Seniors – Justine Owen and Edward Gurney


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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.


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Reverend helps others fight 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

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

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.

Even as we look around today. (Earthquake Minister) Gerry Brownlee talks about the Margaret Mahy Family Playground more than anything else when he is talking about Christchurch’s success. It’s his No 1 defence for questions on the recovery. When you talk to homeowners you realise there are still thousands and thousands who are still locked in insurance battles and fighting for a fair deal. It was the reason WeCan was formed, to give a voice to those who couldn’t. And what was your particular role in the whole setup? I was the media spokesman throughout that time, through two and a half years. During that time I was working full time as a counsellor and a reverend as well. So at the start of 2014 I kind of realised it was time to leave WeCan. From there I decided to focus more on the insurance companies and helping others get through their battles, and only wanted fairness for both sides.


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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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with Halswell’s Courtney McGregor will be travelling to the event. The team will be heading to Everett, Washington to compete against gymnasts from around the world. This event serves as a warm-up meet for the Rio Olympic Test Event which follows on April 16-19 in Brazil. Courtney said she will use this opportunity as her final hit-out before she

travels to Rio to attempt to get a placing for women’s gymnastics. She 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.” Hoon Hay resident Stella Ashcroft, 13, will also be joining the team to compete for the first time.

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A look inside The Court Theatre Hillmorton High School drama students had the opportunity to see what happens behind the scenes at The Court Theatre last week. The students visited the costume department, saw the dressing rooms, the large range of the theatre props as well as the theatre’s very own workshop. Deputy principal Eleanor Sim said the students had the privilege of being shown around

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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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omplementary medicine is becoming increasingly sought after in New Zealand as people become aware of the many different methods of treating pain and ill health that are available here. Christchurch-based Chinese health practitioner Lan Xiao has developed a method of treatment, which she says has as an immediate affect on a wide variety of pains and health conditions. It is known as ‘acupuncture without needles’. Lan describes it as being similar to reflexology in that the problem area on the body is determined through pressure, but is much more accurate. Trained as a medical practitioner in China, Lan came to New Zealand in 1992 and began practising acupuncture in 1995. From that discipline she created her acupuncture without needles, and uses it to treat people of all ages with many different types of pain in all parts of the body. This can include arthritic pain, MS, and pain from injury. “For example, the treatment has been very successful for people who have painful joints caused by arthritis,” Lan says. Acupuncture without needles is also effective in restoring energy levels,

she says. “As people age their energy is reduced, and this can lead to other health problems. The acupuncture without needles treatment is like the body’s battery being charged up again, so their energy levels are restored, which in turn helps overcome their health problems.” Lan also uses it to treat depression and anxiety, and says it can help with addiction problems as well. “After the treatment the person has no cravings – because it treats the cause of the addiction.” She says the results are immediate, though people may need several treatments, depending on the extent of their health problem, and while it is slightly painful for few moments, everyone can tolerate it. Lan Xiao’s website, www. drlansreflexologynetwork.co.nz, includes videos of people whose health problems have been overcome after receiving the treatment. Her clinic is located at 108 Sawyers Arms Road, and her hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12pm to 5pm. To discuss your health issues or make an appointment, phone 323 4168 or 027 231 88388.

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The Star requires delivery personnel in all areas of Christchurch. The work involves door-to-door delivery of The Star newspaper.

Please call Leanne Lucas 364-7451 or Mark Coulthard 364 7453 email: deliveries@starmedia.kiwi

Ph. 03 329 4806 or 027 827 0505 CAP CONSTRUCTION LTD


Professional, friendly Service Always

Ph. 03 329 4806 or 027 827 0505 CAP CONSTRUCTION LTD

Swimming Pool Specialist Swimming Pool Specialist! Need your pool: • Fully Renovated? • Cracks Repaired? • Plumbing checked or Upgraded? • Filtration? • Painting, Plastering or Tiled?

Call me: S J Contracting 027 562 7457 s.j.contracting01@gmail.com

Tuesday April 5 2016



Trades & Services


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


Replace, repair or new. We are a local company with over 10 yrs exp. We also operate a digger for all other earthworks.

Ph. R.M. Solutions 021 02866981 for a free quote.

ELECTRICIAN REGISTERED for all electrical installations & repairs Ph 03 322 4209 or 021 026 73375 ELECTRICAL & HEATPUMPS. Full service including pressure & performance test $60 + GST. Affordable electrical services, wiring alterations & repairs. Ph 326 4992 or 0274 329755. FENCE PAINTINg Staining Quality at a reasonable price. Free quotes. Phone Warren today on 980-1676 or 027 2014713 FURNITURE REMoVALS Large Trucks $95 + GST per hour 7 day NZ wide, packing & moving, Professional Company, Professional Service. Canterbury Relocations Ltd. ph 0800 359 9313 LANDSCAPINg Garden tidy ups ,tree felling, ready lawn, irrigation, paving, concreting, retaining walls, fencing and much more. Free quote to transform your section. Ph Brothers Landscapes 021 0456 296 or 0800 0BROTHERS oVEN CLEANINg Professional cleans $50.00. Gift Vouchers avail. Phone 0800 6836253 or 027 228-0025 PAINTINg & Decorating interior & exterior, gib fixing, plastering, paperhanging, Est 50 yrs in ChCh, ph Wingfields Ltd, ph Mark 021 171-1586 or 355-5994 PAINTER AVAILABLE All aspects in painting. Very competitive in roofs and fences. Please call 027 241-7471 or 335-0265

Trades & Services

Wanted To Buy

PAINTER Decorator, interior/ exterior, wallpapering, quality workmanship, free quotes, immediate start, ph Peter 342 4442 or 027 432 0146 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 PLASTERER Gib Stopping, Small job specialty. 30 + years experience. Ring 0800 387-369 PLUMBER For prompt service for all plumbing maintenance, repairs and alterations. Phone Michael 364 7080 or 027 438 3943 PLUMBER A Top Plumbing job completed at a fair price, prompt service, all work guaranteed, Ph Brian 9607673 or 021 112-3492

T.V. SERVICE CENTRE Repairs, tvs, microwaves, stereos, DVD. Aerial installations and kitsets, 480 Moorhouse Ave, ph 03 379 1400

AAA Buying goods quality furniture, Beds, Stoves, Washing machines, Fridge Freezers. Same day service. Selwyn Dealers. Phone 980 5812 or 027 313 8156

• Replacement/new roofing • Colour Steel gutter & fascia • Flue & log burner installs • Skytube/light installs • Earthquake repairs Licence Building Practitioner LBP Member of the Roofing Association

DCM ROOFING LTD The Roofing Specialists

PHONE IAIN 027 445 5597

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 smal.Ph Ross 027 4311440. TREE WoRK Hedge trimming, stump grinding, rubbish removed, small job specialty Ph Andrew 03 322-8341 or 027 435-8759

VHS VIDEo TAPES & all camera tapes converted to DVD, video taping, weddings, twenty firsts, special occasions, www.grahamsvideo.co.nz ph 03 338-1655 VINYL AND TILE uplifting fast efficient service free quotes ph Dave 027 334 4125 WATERBLASTINg Quality Job, Quick Service by skilled tradesman, Ph Richard Severin at Jet-X 0800 538 969 Free quotes, visit www.jetx.co.nz

Tuition PIANO/KEYBOARD Tuition. Raewyn Clegg, Registered Music Teacher, 29 Lancewood Drive, Halswell. Ph: 3229377 PILATES Beginner & Intermediate classes, Tuesday & Wednesday nights. Fendalton Croquet Club, Makora Street. Phone Julie 351-2100

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

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

‘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

Soup/Roast or Roast/Dessert


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

(03) 379 1100

CARRIER LoCAL experienced, friendly, trade-me purchases, single items to truck loads, furniture to whatever, removals & trade deliveries a specialty. Ph GEH 341-5069

Trades & Services

Phone for further details

CARPENTER HANDYMAN - Small Job Specialists, Carpentry, Repairs, Decking & Maintenance, 40 years experience, no job too small, Ph Warren 03 3221103 or 027 697-8541

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



BUILDER LICENSED available for all aspects of building. Please call 027 241-7471 or 335-0265

Set to transport audiences back 300 years Photo by Eric Larrayadieu


$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



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


Tuesday April 5 2016







7PM FRIDAY 8th April





9th April

Members Lucky Card Draw



8PM SATURDAY 9th April



Saturday 30th April

GAME OF TONES - downstairs -


ClubBISTRO PIERVIEW Restaurant Open Tuesday to Saturday 12pm-2pm and from 5pm.


$10 ROAST Available Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday


- upstairs -

Quality a la carte with a view! Open FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUNDAY from 5.30pm

16th APRIL, 8PM





All Grills... $20!


for a limited time

SUNDAY SPECIAL $25 3-Course Feast

SHUTTLE RUNNING Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat

202 Marine Parade | Ph 388-9416 Members, guests and affiliates welcome

Hornby WMC, ph 03 349 9026 17 Carmen Rd, Hornby www.hornbyworkingmensclub.co.nz

Members, guests & affiliates welcome

Lunch & Dinner All you can eat, 7 days Bookings Essential

PH 386 0088

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PHONE 385 8880




THE GARDEN HOTEL COMPLEX | 110 MARSHLAND RD www.gardenhotel.co.nz | phone 385 3132



Tuesday April 5 2016


Four Seasons Realty Licensed Agent REAA 2008




An Affordable 4ha Lifestyle

Enchanting Lifestyle On The City Fringe

4267m2 corner site - 2 Hampstead Lane

Owner relocating for business reasons. Spacious 4 bedroom family home on 4.1ha. Log fire, solar power & double glazing. Fenced paddocks, stables and 3 bay barn. Excellent location close to Rolleston & West Melton & an easy commute to city. Great scope to update & add value.

For family reasons our owners have had to relocate at short notice from this delightful lifestyle property on the very edge of the city. The unique character home sits on 6ha (approx 14.8 acres) in one of the most stunning and sheltered garden settings you will ever find.

An opportunity awaits! Add value to this large 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom bungalow, nestled into a mature setting. With a lapsed resource consent in place, there was prior potential to subdivide into an additional 4 sections. This property will be popular due to location and potential, so don’t delay your decision to call.

Auction: 14th April 2016 (unless sold prior) View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4213 Frank Dowle Ph 027 528 0480

Price: $895,000 View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4222 Paul Middleditch Ph 027 276 7047

Deadline Sale: All offers presented 4pm 19th April 2016 (unless sold prior) View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4216 Jackie Wither Ph 0274 503 777




Recently completed this 274m2 home in popular Prebbleton features 4 double bedrooms, master with ensuite & walk in robe, lavish kitchen complete with walk in pantry, double sided gas fire, two living and a generous 3 car garage makes this the perfect family home!

A classic, timeless design home affording stunning views out to the 1600m2 property. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms with a sizeable office and triple garage. Large, covered outdoor entertaining area. Beautifully established gardens. Enquire today as our owner’s need this sold on or before auction today!

This beautifully presented home has five bedrooms or four with study/playroom. Master bedroom has WIR and ensuite. Open plan kitchen/dining/living and huge separate lounge with great indoor/ outdoor access. Double garage. Come and have a look - you won’t be disappointed.

Auction: 21st April 2016 (unless sold prior)

Price by negotiation

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1427

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1423

Rhonda Perkins Ph 021 057 5705,

Rhonda Perkins Ph 021 057 5705,

Shona Robb Ph 027 229 3657

Shona Robb Ph 027 229 3657




This lifestyle property sits on 15,428m2 (approx.) of flat, fully fence land. Those looking to add to their investment portfolio, this 3 bedroom family home makes for a good rental return. The house is sited close to the front of the property maximising all day sun with private & sheltered, landscape grounds for family and pets.

This stylish residence is nestled on a 704m2 section in a desirably tranquil cul-de-sac location close to the large Aidanfield Reserve. The house comes complete with two large living rooms, a kitchen/dining area that attracts morning sunshine, two bathrooms, four bedrooms, a study nook, a separate laundry, double internal access garage with additional work shop space.

Immaculately presented with a separate lounge, open plan kitchen/ dining flow out into the private, beautifully manicured gardens. This property offers 3 double bedrooms, with doors from the main bedroom opening out to the tranquil garden setting. This easy care 506smq section is fully fenced, perfect for both children and pets. Close to Halswell shops, the wonderful new Halswell library.

Auction: 7th April 2016 (unless sold prior)

Auction: 21st April 2016 (unless sold prior)

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID# FH4165

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID# FH4170

Jan Green Ph 027 222 8736

Manny McIvor Ph 021 388 924

Auction: 21st April 2016 (unless sold prior) View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1429 Natalie McLean Ph 027 943 6413

Auction: 7th April 2016 (unless sold prior) View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID# FH4161 Andrew Saré Ph 021 714 287


HORNBY 395 Main South Road • 03 349 9919 | HALSWELL 379 Halswell Road • 03 322 1197 | ROLLESTON Shop 13, Rolleston Square • 03 347 4711

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