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Drug arrests linked to school, varsity bike thefts Â&#x201E;Â&#x201E; ByAndrewKing FOUR PEOPLE arrested on drugs charges could be linked with bike thefts around Burnside High School and Canterbury University. About 25 high-end bikes have been stolen from the school and university over the last two months. Senior Sergeant Stephan McDaniel said a search warrant was executed in Burnside on May 20 and four people were arrested. They have appeared in court facing a number of alleged cannabis and synthetic cannabis charges and were released on bail. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There were other drugs in the house and we have sent them off for analysis,â&#x20AC;? Senior Sergeant McDaniel said. It is alleged these four are directly linked with the thefts of bikes from the school and possibly the university. No charges have been laid about stolen equipment yet but Senior Sergeant McDaniel said the investigation continues. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have seized electronic equipment from the house to determine where the bikes are being sold,â&#x20AC;? he said.
spate of bike thefts. Engineering student Tim Green managed to chase off three youths attempting to cut the lock to his mountain bike. He spotted them from the window where he was studying. Another student Charles More was not so lucky â&#x20AC;&#x201C; his bike was stolen from in front of the University of Canterbury Student Association during the day. PROGRESS: Police have arrested four people on drugs charges in Burnside and it is believed they are involved with bicycle thefts in the area. Above right: Tim Green â&#x20AC;&#x2039; Burnside High School principal Phil Holstein said it was a relief for the school community. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have increased our sur-
veillance around the bike bays to be better prepared in the future,â&#x20AC;? he said. University liaison officer Sen-
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WELCOME TO your new look local paper. We try to jam as much news as possible in your paper, this week is no different. Volunteers are often the unsung backbone of the community, whether sports coaches or even volunteers at the local community hub. Reporter Fraser Walker-Pearce talks to Volunteering Canterbury’s manager Ruth Gardner who has been at the helm for more than 20 years. She has retired but it doesn’t look like she will be putting her feet up anytime soon. Thank you Ruth for leading such an important organisation. You will be missed. If there is a local issue bubbling away, get in touch. Or even send us a 300 word column, as we invite someone in the community to take up the challenge each week. Feel free to email me a column to email@example.com. Shelley Robinson
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In Brief SMOKE ALARMS Housing New Zealand homes in Papanui have been fitted with new photoelectric smoke alarms. Since February, 633 homes have had the new alarms installed. When the smoke particles entering the chamber changes, the amount of light that reaches the sensor also changes. The alarm sounds when the smoke density reaches a preset level.
MUSIC JAM: Last week Riccarton High School’s ukulele orchestra performed a lunchtime concert at the Upper Riccarton Library. The performance was held for all ages to celebrate New Zealand Music Month.
Call to include park toilets the Annual Plan 2016/17 and Amended Long Term Plan 201525 earlier this month regarding the toilet. Residents addressed their concerns there are no toilet facilities provided and the closest public toilet is either at Westfield Mall or The Warehouse on Blenheim Rd. In the area of Riccarton west there are three linked reserves including Harrington Park, Paeroa Reserve and Shand Cres Reserve but there are no public toilets. But the city council’s hands
By Georgia O’Connor-Harding THERE ARE no plans to have public toilets installed in Harrington Park in spite of the nearby community urging they are needed. Residents living in the Riccarton west area have been calling for a public toilet to be placed in Harrington Park due to the high usage of the park for community days. About eight submissions representing several groups in the community were made to
are tied by the level of service agreement which does not allow for the development of toilets in neighbourhood parks. The agreement is in the Annual Plan indicating how much the city council will do for neighbourhood parks. City council’s head of parks Andrew Rutledge said there are no plans to install a toilet at this site. But residents are saying there has been a large increase in population for the Riccarton West area.
According to the 2013 census by NZ Statistics, the population in Riccarton West had increased from 2780 to 3210 in the last 10 years. “To have toilets on the location and site would be mind-blowing for everyone to be quite honest,” chairwoman of the Riccarton West Neighbourhood Group Sheree Wharewhiti said. Ms Wharewhiti said having public toilets on site would be a huge relief as port-a-loo toilets are expensive to hire for their community days.
THEFTS FROM CARS About seven cars in the Cracroft area had belongings stolen from them or were broken into between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning last week. A number of items were taken, including wallets. CANDIDATES The People’s Choice has announced their candidates for the city council election in October. They are Anne Galloway, co-ordinator of Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters, who will contest the Halswell ward; Debbie Mora (Halswell); Jimmy Chen (Hornby); Mike Mora and Natalie Bryden (Hornby). Ms Galloway said in her position as co-ordinatior of HIPPY she has built and empowered a community of parents throughout Halswell, Addington, Spreydon and Hoon Hay.
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TINKER – THE SURVIVOR There is never a dull moment at McMaster & Heap vets and funnily enough the critical serious cases mostly show up on weekends, or 7pm at night. I’d arrived into work one Saturday to help out and Tinker was in our surgical area, having just been transferred from the After Hours Clinic. He looked terrible ( his face had taken the full impact of a collision with a car) but he was on a fentanyl drip and his pain seemed well managed. Miraculously he had survived and his success story is due to not just our surgical efforts that Saturday but also the events that took place by many people prior to us seeing him. His accident happened Friday night and some great human being saw him on the road and immediately delivered him to the After Hours clinic, which incidentally saved his life. We are so fortunate to have an emergency centre open through the nights and weekends when other clinics have closed. The team there swiftly examined and stabilized Tinker and started him on pain medications, antibiotics and intravenous fluids. Then his owners were contacted as Tinker wore a collar with nametag attached. This means of identification (or a microchip) is so important because without an owners consent we can’t really treat a critically ill patient to save its life. He was monitored and cared for all night until he was dropped off to us Saturday morning. Even though it was a weekend with less staff rostered on, I knew Tinker couldn’t wait until Monday for surgical repair. His lovely, worried owners wanted for us to do “everything” we could to ensure Tinker came home. That’s where our outstanding team need
to be greatly commended, because regardless if any of them had plans that night, they all, without me asking, stayed late to ensure the best possible care and attention was given to a critically ill patient. Tinker was anaesthetized, his skull was radiographed and I repaired his mandibular jaw fracture with wire and his hard pelate injury. He had a massive gnash under his chin that required suturing and he had several broken teeth. A feeding tube was placed in his oesophagus to enable us and his owners to feed him post operatively. Cats with fractured jaws can take weeks to eat on their own. Steve was called in to assess his eyes as they were completely closed over and I wasn’t sure whether he had retinal injuries, lens or corneal damage. Luckily Steve felt there was no ocular damage, just a lot of bruising and facial swelling. Tinker was managed intensively over the coming week, his days spent with our hospital nurses and nights at the After Hours. He needed everything done for him from feeding six times a day, loads of medications to be given, his face washed and he needed grooming as he couldn’t do this for himself. His owners visited him daily and he really loved their visits. He was the perfect patient to treat – he was stoic, obliging and grateful. Tinker was a FULL TEAM effort and I’m so pleased to report he’s home now, lounging on beds, walking around his section, able to groom himself and even eating a little on his own. Steve and I couldn’t do the job we do without the dedicated, caring staff we have. A fantastic outcome and even though Tinker looks a little facially different now, his owners report they have their “old” friend back. Dr Michele McMaster
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New Zealand Rugby League general manager for the southern zone Steve Martin talks about the popularity of league. The extremely successful visit to Christchurch by the Penrith Panthers NRL side and the New Zealand Warriors shows what an appetite Cantabrians have for rugby league. To sell out AMI Stadium, the former home of rugby league in Canterbury and the scene of many past historic encounters, was a superb feat. The community was well served by the high level of engagement undertaken by the two teams in the time that they were in the city. A huge number of young people were able to interact with the stars of the game. The programme, delivered to schools across the city, was very well
received and continued the theme of rugby league being ‘more than just a game’. Sport can be a catalyst for many positive outcomes for communities and individuals alike. Rugby league has shown that it is a game that cares about its people and their health and well being. The environment for delivery of opportunities to play the game has improved immensely with a variety of measures that have been undertaken. Rugby league has fought to shrug off the negative tag which it has often been given. And with events such as the Panthers and Warriors game, the prospect of a new home for rugby league was created. With the potential for a team from Canterbury being involved in an NRL competition, and the
chance for there to be a Rugby League World Cup fixture in Christchurch next year, the future has never looked brighter. The challenge facing the sport is the same as that of all sports, finding volunteers prepared to take on the many key roles that are needed to run the game at club level and to coach and manage teams. With participation numbers continuing to rise and interest high, Canterbury Rugby League is positioning itself to provide the best possible support to those wanting to be involved in the game. Rugby league is truly ‘more than just a game’.
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Roads closed for airport expansion By Georgia O’Connor-Harding PARTS OF Avonhead Rd beside Christchurch International Airport will close tomorrow. Avonhead Rd west and Grays Rd near Ron Guthrey Rd are affected. The road closure is to allow freight aircraft to directly access the airport’s runways. The road closures are so the airport’s air freight development and logistics precinct Dakota Park can extend. The “proposed road alignment” were indicated in a city council plan put in place in 2005. In August the Western News reported some plane spotters were concerned they would no longer have access to view planes from Grays Rd. A Christchurch International Airport spokeswoman said members of the public will be able to observe planes from an area next to the corner of Avonhead and Grays Rd. She said the airport is also considering possible areas for the public to observe planes from in the future. Tony McFarlin, a keen plane spotter, said while it is not an entire loss to have Grays Rd closed off, he would like to see
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In Brief CURLETTS RD TO CLOSE Curletts Rd will be closed tonight and tomorrow night as concrete side panels are lifted onto the overhead bridge spans for the Magdala Place, Wigram Rd overpass. Cranes will be used for lifting the panels into place, and the road closure will ensure drivers are well clear of the site in case of accidental falls onto Curletts Rd. The job is expected to take a night with the second night a contingency night in case of bad weather. The road closure will be between 8.30pm and 6am each night. CYCLE CRASH A man in his 20s was injured in a crash between a car and cyclist at the intersection of Memorial Ave and Grahams Rd last Friday. St John was alerted to the crash at 5.16pm, and took the man, who had moderate injuries, to Christchurch Hospital. INFO SOUGHT ON LIGHTS The Fendalton-Waimairi Community Board have asked city council traffic staff to provide them with a report about installing in right turn arrows at the Glandovey, Strowan Rds and Rossall, Heaton Sts intersection. It also asked if staff can be available to answer questions about the installation of the new lights.
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Community volunteer’s work Ruth Gardner worked as Volunteering Canterbury’s manager for more than 20 years until she retired last month. Fraser Walker-Pearce talks to her about voluntary work after the earthquakes, running the show at wedding ceremonies, and living with the town crier How long have you been involved with Volunteering Canterbury for? I’ve been involved with Volunteering Canterbury for 21 years. And what have you RECOGNITION: Mayor Lianne Dalziel spoke at Ruth Gardner’s retirement function to recognise her achieved in that time? They weren’t just my achieve- work for Volunteering Canterbury over 21 years. ments, I was leading a great team in your time? Do you know the quake there was a lot of informal teers a month applying. that led a whole group of volunnumber? volunteering, and it took time to Okay, so who is next in line teers and encouraged volunteerThousands in my time, I become more formal again. By for your job? ing throughout Canterbury. probably couldn’t tell you the the end of my time there, we were The organisation has decided Sure. How many volunteers exact number. After the earthhaving a couple hundred volunnow to have two managers, one did you get into the community
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recognised but not finished FAMILY TIME: Ruth Gardner and husband, the town crier, Stephen Symons, with their two adult daughters. Her daughters now both live in London, and work as a lawyer and an IT manager.
back to Auckland when I was about 10, and lived there for 20 something years, but now I love Christchurch and I wouldn’t leave. Oh that’s good to hear! What high school did you go to? Epsom Grammar in Auckland. I don’t have a degree but I did feminist studies at Canterbury University and a bit of study at
the polytechnic. And I’m actually a celebrant too, with the certificate and everything. Wow, you’re qualified all over the show. Well, when you’re in the voluntary sector you never know what will come in handy, and what different skills are useful. And now that you’ve retired from Volunteering Canterbury,
do you plan to do a bit more with your celebrant’s certificate? Oh yes, absolutely. Now that I’m retired I’m hoping to do more celebrants work. Do you know how many weddings you’ve done? Oh, I really don’t know. I’d say about 100 weddings, but a lot fewer since the earthquakes. But I’m hoping now to have more
time to do more weddings. I’m also a keen blogger, I write about anything that’s going on around here, and anything to do with the central city. I’ve been doing that for 10 years, and I have more than 1000 followers, which has taken a long time. But that’s on realruth. wordpress.com if you wanted to have a look. Very good, I definitely will. What are some other hobbies? I enjoy my garden and I write poetry. I write mainly rhyming poetry, I joined a group of women poets, and I like to walk and relax with friends. And are you married with kids? Yes, I’m married and two adult daughters who both live in England. Both near London, one is a lawyer and one is an IT manager. They’ve done very well, yes. And does your husband work still? Yes, he does – he’s actually the town crier. It makes for some interesting conversations for sure. He’s originally from England, but he’s been doing that for about 26 years. He started five years before me, to the day. He’s very keen to keep doing that. Where in the city are you based? We’re in one of the remaining little old cottages in the Avon Loop now.
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Choir’s heartfelt tribute By Tom Doudney A TIGHT-KNIT choir group have recorded a song for the funeral of a terminally ill former member now living in the Netherlands. Women in Harmony recorded East Timorese hymn Ita Hotu Maromak Nia Povo We Are God’s People at the request of Dorien Pel who is dying of cancer. Ms Pel was a long time member of the choir up until about six years ago when she first developed cancer. When her house was damaged in the September 2010 earthquake, she moved back to her country of birth, the HARMONY: Choir member Dorien Pel, standing with red scarf, fifth Netherlands, for what from left, with the choir in 2007. was supposed to be six “Dorien was wonderful at go over it and get the pronunciamonths. But the stay ended up always bringing poetry to our tion right, as the words are in the becoming permanent. gatherings and she had written Tetum language. In spite of surgery, the a poem especially for us,” Ms After recording it, they sent it cancer had returned and Ms Smitheram said. to Ms Pel. Pel was already planning her It was during this visit that Ms “We got a lovely note back funeral in the Netherlands when Pel asked if they would record from Dorien saying how much she returned to Christchurch for the song, which the choir had she appreciated it and she was a visit in December and January. not performed in more than very moved,” Ms Smitheram Choir member Judi Smitheram eight years. said. said choir members had met Ms The choir sourced a recording Women in Harmony has Pel at a social gathering and sang of the song from Australia’s Raabout 20 members from around together again. dio National station to help them Christchurch.
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big-time,” Mr Watts said. One of its recent projects has included working with Canterbury University to develop a robotic arm which would allow mobility-impaired drivers to fill up at petrol stations without leaving the car. The trust had received funding from organisations including the Ministry of Social Development, the Rotary Club of Christchurch and The Lion Foundation within the last year. However, it had been unsuccessful in seeking funding from the Red Cross, the Canterbury Community Trust and the city council. “If our funding dries up it’s just impossible to carry on,” Mr Watts said. SigJaws Trust board member Jamie Hoffman, who has cerebral palsy said Mr Watts had been pivotal in helping him find suitable accommodation after the earthquakes. “People just don’t realise how much good he does out there,” Mr Hoffman said.
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HERITAGE: Mike Burdon has created about 20 models of Addington buildings including this one of the Woods Brothers’ Flour Mill and the Enfield Villa on Burke St (below). PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN to give some buildings heritage status due to alterations made to them over the years. “I’ve been an artist all my life, it’s a natural gift to me and I thought ‘why don’t I go ahead and create something out of this which will last another 100 years?” Mr Burdon said. “I would like to have somewhere where I can put them on permanent display, like a museum, and charge people a donation to come and see it and
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Ratepayers fund camera By Andrew King FUNDING TO keep a security camera in St Albans will be provided by a local community board. The Manchester St camera, brainchild of city councillor Ali Jones (right), was installed on April 4 to deter clients visiting sex workers in the residential area. Now the three-week free trial is over, the Shirley-Papanui Community Board has agreed to fund the camera for another month. It will cost $960 plus GST and will be funded from the board’s discretionary fund. Cr Jones said poor weather contributed to the reduction of sex worker activity. “We, as a board, want to see what the next four weeks hold,” she said. “After the next four weeks, I hope to have completed my inquiries regarding other possible funding streams.” ATF loaned the camera for three weeks and set it up on the corner of the Manchester and Purchas Sts intersection.
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Broken-hearted to leave 21 Highpeak Place, Halswell Auction: June 9, 2016 (unless sold prior)
4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | 2 toilets | 2 living rooms |1 dining room | 2-car garage | 3 off-street parks | Listing #: BE192595
ut it is time to make a change and leave this spacious happy home of many years. You wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to miss out on this opportunity in the boutique subdivision of Broken Run. The cul-de-sac location is desirably tranquil, and this immaculately presented home will be a delight to view. Step into the entrance way and then onto the large well-appointed kitchen with quality Smeg appliances and large oven. The dining and family room are very spacious and have vaulted ceilings. The separate formal lounge with a cosy gas fire and family room have bifold doors that open onto the manicured garden, a wonderful prospect for summer entertaining. The master bedroom also opens as well to the garden - perhaps time for a coffee and croissant in the morning before the day begins? The ensuite is unusually large, a rare find in modern homes, and the family bathroom certainly does not lack in size as well. Two further double bedrooms and a large single will safely house the family and guests. The home is double glazed, fully insulated, has two heat pumps, a gas fire and under floor heating in the tiled kitchen and bathrooms. A larger than normal double garage with trailer door to the backyard completes the deal in this very spacious home. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t delay; this lovely home must be sold on or before auction day to let my vendors move on to the next stage of their life.
Open Home dates: Saturdays and Sundays 2.30pm to 3pm until auction, or to arrange a private viewing of this property call Debbie Pettigrew now on 337 1316 or 027 777 0411 or Malcolm Parker on 027 220 7843 from Harcourts Grenadier Beckenham (Licensed Agent REAA 2008).
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