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Landscaping U-turn by BP on neighbouring property By Gabrielle Stuart and Andrew King EDGEWARE BP has agreed to plant trees around it’s newlyredeveloped site – but no-one has told the neighbour who raised the concern. Cornwall St resident Kazu Kano and other neighbours spent more than six months trying to fight the expansion of the BP, but the plan was

approved at a resource consent hearing heard by commissioner David Mountfort. Where there was once a row of established trees, Mr Kano’s view now is of a 20m long, almost 5m high white wall just behind the boundary fence, which reflects glare into his home. BP initially refused the residents’ requests to plant extra trees to hide the wall.

But it appears to have done a U-turn after Mayor Lianne Dalziel called personally about the landscaping. Ms Dalziel stepped in after articles highlighting the problem were published in the Nor’West News and The Star. She said while she made a call to the company, the real work was done by city council staff. “I believe it is being imple-

mented now and I am pleased for the neighbour who was concerned,” she said. At the July hearing, residents tried to stop BP and its plans to add four more pumps, 12 car parks plus a bigger forecourt. Mayor Lianne Dalziel waded into the battle asking BP to work with city council staff to find a solution. Planting of trees to hide the

fence, the city council said, started yesterday. Mr Kano said he is still waiting to be notified of what is going on. “I haven’t heard anything,” he said. Mayor Dalziel said while this is a good outcome it does highlight how little influence neighbours and the city council has on the resource consent process. •Readers’ letters, p9

Students blooming good way to help elderly Bryndwr’s Iola Davies is one of many Christchurch residents who have signed up to Sam Johnson’s newest venture WeVisit. She is pictured with WeVisit intern and Victoria University student Isaiah Ratahi. WeVisit aims to connect the city’s elderly with student visitors. Student Volunteer Army founder Sam Johnson said the initiative was a companion service for the elderly that matched them with a trusted and trained young person, who would visit each week, share time, do odd jobs and keep families in the loop. “Essentially, we are recruiting a network of New Zealand’s most helpful grandchildren to support busy families, expats and those who live apart,” Mr Johnson said.

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IT’S TAKEN a while but finally we have some good news today for the affected residents that opposed the Edgeware BP expansion. BP will plant shrubs to try and minimise the affect the new shop has along Kazu Kano’s fence. Time will tell how effective that is, but BP should also be painting the back of their shop to reduce the glare on the Kanos’ back porch. It will be at travesty if BP doesn’t. As we reported last week, Mayor Lianne Dalziel jumped in to push BP into doing something and this appears to have worked. Thanks Lianne. But if it wasn’t for Nor’West News and The Star fighting for the residents, nothing would have been done. The city council was complicit in the resource consent process that allowed this to happen and local councillor Pauline Cotter didn’t seem interested in the latest battle, as we reported recently. –Barry Clarke



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News Village expansion opened RESIDENTS IN The Russley Village have a brand new $10 million community centre which was opened by John Key on Friday. The ‘Homestead’ was opened on the site of the old Russley Hotel which first opened in 1964. As well as Mr Key more than 200 guests were in attendance, including local MP and Minister of Transport Gerry Brownlee – who once worked at the old hotel – master of ceremonies Peter Townsend, former hotel manager Peter Morrison and village ambassador Judy Bailey. Village director Graham Wilkinson said the brief for the build recognised the importance of the history of the site. “The Russley Hotel was of huge significance to Christchurch,” he said. “We wanted to preserve this by creating a sophisticated country club experience that captures some of the old hotel’s warmth and ambience.” Like the old hotel, the new Homestead has areas purposebuilt for entertainment and socialising including a boutique cinema with tiered seats and a café and brasserie. Upstairs, there is an intimate


In Brief STREET ONE-WAY Westminster St, between Cranford St and Roosevelt Ave, will be one-way heading west for the next four days while repairs are being carried out on the wastewater system. On-street parking will be limited. Work will take place between 7am and 6pm. WOMAN HURT IN CRASH A woman in her 20s was taken to Christchurch Hospital on Thursday with moderate injuries after a two vehicle crash on Thursday. St John sent an ambulance to the scene at the intersection of Hills and Innes Rds around 6.50am.

OPEN: Village director Graham Wilkinson, property developer Antony Gough, former prime minister John Key, Vicki Holland, local MP Gerry Brownlee open the new $10 million community centre in The Russley Village on Friday. ​ lounge. There is also a library, study and computer area, an arts and crafts space as well as a hair salon and wellness rooms for health professionals. There are a number of contemporary design features throughout, from the marble reception and weathered bronzed finishes to more traditional design elements such as exposed rafters and vaulted ceilings

with skylights to diffuse light throughout. “The Russley Hotel was well known for its friendly fireplaces. We’ve emulated this and have installed within the Homestead three stunning fireplaces featuring herringbone brick liners and raked limestone hearths,” Mr Wilkinson said. “The Russley was also the first hotel in the south island

to have a swimming pool and became quite famous for its parties. Again, in keeping with the history of the site, we have started the construction of an indoor heated pool and spa complex.” The new Homestead complex, was designed by Christchurchbased Dalman Architects and Auckland-based Lauren Hare Interiors.

FUNDING SOUGHT Five students in north-west have applied for funding from the Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board’s youth development fund. Daniel Lance Chiplin has applied for $400 towards participating in the Peewee International Ice Hockey Friendship Tournament in Minnesota, in March. Amy Weaver, Grace Northern and Paige Bowman have applied for funding towards the cost of a gymnastics development tour to Texas, in February. Laura Jayne Marie Duncan has also applied for $500 towards a gymnastic training camp in South Essex, England, in April.

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Amy Huang scoops Rangi Ruru awards AMY HUANG was awarded dux of Rangi Ruru Girls’ School at the annual prize-giving at Horncastle Arena last week. Sarah Pride was awarded promixe accessit. Both year 13 students also collected a number of other awards. The evening recognised the students who have achieved high grades in their schoolwork, top sports teams and individuals, along with cultural, arts and academic students. Special Awards: Dux - Amy Huang Proxime Accessit - Sarah Pride The Faletoese Cup and PTA Prize for the Best All Round Girl - Maisie Nattrass Dorothy Bates Trophy “Reaching for the Stars” Amy Huang Rewiti Gardner Prize Amy Huang and Sarah Pride Katherine Price Prize for Media - Amy Huang Buchan Cup for Foreign Languages - Sarah Pride Principal’s Award for Generosity of Spirit - Georgia Harris The Prize for Outstanding Performing Arts - Cassie Henderson The Sophie Savill Cup for

HARD WORK: Year 13 Dean Leigh Allan presenting Amy Huang with her dux award. ​ Outstanding Sportswoman - Margot Willis The Special Award for Perseverance - Mollie Carruthers The Samantha Perkins Memorial Prize for the Head of School - Gabriella Newman McKenzie Cup for Service to the House - Madeleine

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PERFORMANCE: Between award presentations students showcased their theatrical skill.

ACHIEVERS: The 2017 student leadership team.

Leaders announced Mawson Cup - Lucy Na Price Waterhouse Prize Georgia Hawley Nancy Grant Salver for Outstanding Performance in Music - Karen Hu Rewiti Gardner Prize Amy Huang and Sarah Pride Gould Stewart Cup - Amy Huang Friends of Rangi Ruru Prize - Lucy Na Katherine Price Prize for Media - Amy Huang Beattie Cup for Painting Willamina Jones Eckersley Prize - Megan Liddell Friends of Rangi Ruru Prize - Hanna Malloch Lena Goss Memorial salver for Food and Nutrition - Hannah Moston Helen Wily Prize - Olivia Pride

Buchan Cup for Foreign Languages - Sarah Pride Fay Lester trophy for Outstanding Work in Drama - Electra Scott Te Ngere Pehi Memorial Prize Awarded for Achievement in Maori Studies and Kapa Haka – Chanel Sullivan and Willamina Jones Haslam Cup for Photography - Grace Whiting New Zealand Institute of Physics Prize - Winnie Zhang Cleavin-Copland Cup Harmony Zhou The Moira Thompson Salver for Excellence in Art - Harmony Zhou Scholarship Awards Auckland University Top Achievers Scholarship for 2017 - Maisie Nattrass Otago University Leaders of Tomorrow - Georgia Harris

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RANGI RURU has announced its 2017 student leadership team. Meg Dutton has been named head of school and will lead a group of 21 girls that includes the new role of head of clan leaders. Principal Dr Sandra Hastie said 2016 was a hugely successful year for Rangi Ruru, in all areas of school life – academic, sporting, music and theatre. “I’d like to extend best wishes for the season to our girls, their families and staff, all of whom make Rangi Ruru Girls’ School the happy, welcoming and outstanding school it is.” Senior leaders Head of school – Meg Dutton Head of boarding – Monica Marshall Deputy head of boarding – Georgia Dunn Head of community – Danielle Bussell

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Million dollar mission to save a Mike Vincent is Kaikoura’s paua saviour. He reckons he and about 450 volunteers have saved paua worth more than $1 million since the November 14 earthquake. Fraser Walker-Pearce talks to the 44-year-old about questioning his science teacher, missing his wife and kids, and growing up in Aranui Where are you while we’re chatting? We’re in Boat Harbour in the south of Kaikoura still, we’re waiting for a road to open so we can get access to some bays further to the north, the different inlets and bays up there. All the way from Oaro through to Peketa is the area we’ve been allowed to relocate paua. Talk to me about the process of relocating paua. What does that entail? Before I do I’ll explain how to normally gather paua. You jump in at low tide and dive for it; that’s the way to get it legally. But now because of the earthquake you can walk out in sand shoes without getting wet and reach it. In my whole 30 years of diving I’ve never been able to go into a tidal zone and pick up my six paua without getting wet. There’s no science in that, it’s just what’s happened.

So now you’re wading out, gathering them and dropping them deeper? What we do is we go out at low tide, when there’s a two hour window either side of that and we fill buckets with water and the harvesters go out and grab them, and the relocaters who are the experienced divers, go and place them on rocks, back into the water basically. The simple way of saying it is that we’re moving them from where there was no water, to where there is water. How much depth do you think has been lost from the earthquake? It’s hard to put a number on it, because all I can say is there’s hundreds of dead paua on the beaches now. It’s also important to ask if in the old tidal zone pre-earthquake was there any sea-life on the beach? The answer is no. In the new tidal zone after the quake would there be any life

POWER COUPLE: Mike Vincent and wife Debra. Mr Vincent says she is his rock back in Christchurch.

there? And the answer is still no, because sea creatures can’t live out of water (laughs). And so you’ve brought it on yourself to get them back in the water? A diving mate of mine Dylan Dhue, his wife Hannah and I phoned each other the day after the earthquake. When we saw a photo of a rock full of paua well above the water line on Facebook, that’s what made me call

him and I said to him we have to do something. And that’s when I posted my first Facebook plea for help. And it all went from there? Pretty much. So now it’s all volunteers up here who all feel the same as us – they’ve all visited or dived here. It’s touched all of us. Kaikoura has a special place in all South Islanders’ minds and hearts. Also a big thank you to the local runanga in

Kaikoura who offered their help and support for us. Obviously you can’t save every single paua out there – but how many do you think you’ve relocated back to the water? You’re right we can’t save all of them. But I’d say we’ve put between 20,000 and 75,000kg of paua back into the water. But to give you an idea, we would fill a 20-30L bucket in about a minute, so we fill thousands of buckets. To put a money figure on what we’re doing, it’s about $90 for a ton of paua, so we would be talking over a million bucks for this operation normally. We’ve probably had about 450 volunteers over the whole time helping out too. I want to say a big thank you to all our wives out there as well (laughs). We’ve all got families mate, they’ve been our rocks, so letting us go away and do this is awesome. We’re coming up to Christmas now, how much longer do you think you can do this for? We’re waiting for a road to open up towards Peketa so we can get there. If it doesn’t open by Sunday though we’ll have to call it.


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PAUA SAVIOUR: A group of volunteers saving paua on the Kaikoura coast (left). The paua need saving because the seabed rose significantly during the earthquake.

lieve that. I think when you have a natural disaster it brings people back together and you get a lot of good things happening. And in 20 years time our kids will be able to come out to Kaikoura and get paua. So it’s also about the future generation for you? It’s all about my kids and their kids, to get paua for me, their father, when I’m too old to get it myself (laughs). It’s me teaching them what’s important, conservation and all that. What high school did you go to in Christchurch? I went to Aranui High School. I was brought up and lived in New Brighton and loved surfing

on North Beach, I used to love to surf. I’m more into my diving and hunting now. I’d rather run around the hills and do stuff like that now, chasing pigs and deer. Who did you hang out with at school? It was a big community back then. It’s a lot different now because of the advances with technology nowadays. We’d phone people and actually bike to each others’ houses and that kind of thing. It was a small community and everybody knew everybody. Are there any schoolmates you still catch up with? I still see a lot of the mates, and because of this work I’m doing

up here a lot have come back out of the woodwork. That core group of good friends are still around. Just a big web of friends I guess. Did you have any favourite subjects at school? I loved science – I was the guy that would stand up in class and got in trouble for it, and ask about evolution and ask the teacher why apes aren’t turning into humans now, that kind of thing. I loved it because I liked the challenge of working through something and asking what’s going on here. Were you pretty smart for a student? I was an average student, sort of in-between average and above


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Welcome to our final newsletter for 2016. We have had a very successful year, and our students are doing incredibly well. Increasingly, students are experiencing and striving for greater success. We know that, when students are engaged, they will make progress, and this has been reflected in their achievement. As a school it is our responsibility to provide the best possible learning for every student, and ensure we meet their diverse needs. The consolidation of recent initiatives also ensures sustained and continuous improvement can happen, and supports the embedding of good school wide practice.

What strongly complements curriculum success, is of course the opportunities provided by the school’s co-curricular programme. Our students have performed exceptionally well in a full range of activities, some of which are shown below. At this time of the year, we need to say farewell to a number of permanent staff. Mr Thomson is leaving us to take up the Head of Mathematics position at Riccarton High School, and Mrs Alison Goodfellow who has taught in our ESOL department for the last 15 years, is retiring. We thank them for their hard work and for the many years of service they have provided to the school and to education in general. Ms Alana Davis, and Mr Fred Poskitt, were both awarded 40 years long service awards at our recent senior prize giving in acknowledgement and celebration of their dedication, valued service, and outstanding contribution to our school. I would like to thank and acknowledge;

• the, Board of Trustees, Parent Teacher Association, parents, whanau, and the wider community, for their support and for sharing in the responsibility of educating our young people, • the entire staff, who make Papanui High School an exciting and rewarding place, and,

• the students, who give us all enormous pleasure in seeing them achieve the things they do. Our students grow up to be wonderfully mature young adults with a strong sense of social responsibility. For those students who are leaving. Thank you for being a part of Papanui High School. I hope you feel well prepared for the next step in your lives, and that you are moving on to new and exciting challenges. I wish you all the very best for your future. Have a safe and happy holiday period. I look forward to 2017 in the knowledge that as a school and a community we will continue to work together to provide our students an education that is supportive, caring, and developed in a ‘forward thinking’ way. Jeff Smith Principal

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In early November we celebrated Senior Prize giving at the Horncastle Arena. We would like to thank Toshiba and Business Distributors Limited (BDL), the Papanui Foundation, The PTA, and the many other sponsors and supporters who contribute to our celebrations. This year, Juliet McLachlan was named Dux, and Megan Crosbie named Proxime Accessit. The three BDL/TOSHIBA Scholarship recipients were: Jahna Low, Sophie Harrison, and Eryn Turner.

SPORTS AWARDS At the Sports Awards evening the following individuals were recipients of our major awards in 2016. Congratulations to all sports participants this year, and to those who received awards. Pupil in a Manager/ Administrator Role – Meghan Collins Adult in a Manager / Administration Role – Glenn Hooper Pupil in a Coach/Administration Role – Michaelee McDonald and Maia Van Der Westhuizen Adult in a Coach/Administration Role –Te Haere Stirling Student Service to Sport – Shani Clark Adult Service to Sport –Jamie Collins/Peter Laifa/Toby Simpkon Sport Development Cup – Netball Team of the Year – Super Touch Boys Sportswoman of the Year – Shani Clark Sportsman of the Year - Goiteom Gebremedihin

HEAD STUDENTS FOR 2017 Congratulations to Britney Aldridge and Mikael Ewans on their appointment as Head Students for 2017. Britney and Mikael will lead a head student team next year which will consist of Samuel Archibold, Stella Cheersmith, Liam Helleur, Liam Kennedy, Casey Knowles, Grace Newton, Kristina Orr, Jacob Richards, Lena Sareewan, Arama ThompsonRuka, Hana Tuetue and Nicolene Van Rensburg.

CHARITY WEEK In this year’s annual Charity Week Food Bank drive, the students really got in behind the event. We had an excess of 1900 items donated. The event is also a House competition and was won by Ahi Ka (Red House) with 601 items donated. 1900 items equates to about 40 banana boxes packed full of food. Next year the goal will be to get 2000+ items. All proceeds go to the City Mission. A mufti-day to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House was also held, and a cheque to the value of $1,800 was presented by members of the School Council.

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ARTS AND CULTURAL AWARDS At this year’s Arts and Cultural Awards: • Bonnie Paul was the Maori/ Pasifika awards supreme winner. • Tyla Anderson received the Larry Thomson prize. • Most Outstanding Male: Kyle Martin • Most Outstanding Female: Juliet McLachlan • Most Outstanding Individual in a Support/Leadership Role: Oliver Foster • Best Male Musician: Kyle Martin • Best Female Musician: Claire Daddiza Bonnie Paul

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Your Local Views Readers respond to the ongoing saga of the Edgeware BP expansion, and the issues neighbours have been left with G B Tulloch: Re: the glaring white wall at BP Edgeware, perhaps it could be repainted with a mural showing the foul clouds of toxic smoke from the wrecked Deep Sea Horizon oil rig, the oil drenched coast of the Gulf of Mexico, the dead workers, the suffocated seabirds, the poisoned fish, and the hordes of lawyers, spin doctors and lobbyists running round trying to hide BP’s responsibility. In the meantime, boycott BP. David Dixon: Good to have a chance to comment on the BP/Edgeware issue. We have followed your regular features and frankly the behaviour of the corporate is appalling. The whole concept of them enlarging in such a congested area with kindergarten, housing , the supermarket, a busy Postshop, all the other shops and a very busy intersection is inane and should never have been allowed to go ahead. I felt so much for the neighbours having to fight the corporate bully through a loaded resource hearing. Talk about David and Goliath. The decision Mr Mountford reached was deplorable and for BP to now

Edward Duncan: Yes BP should paint the wall and replant the trees. It should never have been given resource consent in the first instance. Also Kazu Kano should be compensated given the length of time the trees will take to reestablish. Yes, the mayor has every right to step in, she is the voice of the people. By her stepping in she has

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Boys’ High take national title By Gordon Findlater FRASER SHEAT has joined the likes of previous winner Black Caps captain Kane Williamson after taking out the MVP award at last week’s Secondary School Boys’ First XI Cup. The 18-year-old right arm pace bowler led all players with 11 wickets for Christchurch Boys’ High School at the week-long tournament at Lincoln University, as his side captured the title with a perfect record of five wins from as many games. Sheat was understandably overjoyed to win the tournament MVP award. History tends to suggest those that win MVP are destined for bigger things. Williamson and fellow Black Cap Adam Milne are just two names to win the award over the last decade. “I didn’t expect the award at all. I can’t really see myself up there with those sort of guys. It’s pretty special to get the award and I’m just stoked for the boys that we could get the win,” said Sheat. The CBHS first XI not only went unbeaten at the tournament, but have remained unbeaten in all

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EQC UPDATE The year ahead A message from outgoing EQC chief executive Ian Simpson The Kaikoura Earthquake has been an unwelcome reminder of the sheer power and unpredictability of geological forces and of New Zealand’s vulnerability to these. The earthquake has also highlighted yet again the resilience of New Zealanders in the face of natural disaster. At EQC, it’s also reminded us that every natural disaster affects communities in different ways. So while we have learned a number of lessons from Canterbury 2010-2011, our response to the Kaikoura Earthquakes will be different. One of the key things we learned from Canterbury is that we should have put more time early on into building relationships with customers, community groups, local


government, and government agencies and insurers. We are heeding that lesson as we plan our response to Kaikoura. We’ve had staff on the ground in Kaikoura, Ward and Waiau to help customers lodge their claims and answer EQC related questions. The information our people are picking up from those areas is being fed back into our planning. The work we are doing now will mean that in 2017 we will be putting in place the team we need to deliver a response tailored to the needs of customers impacted by the Kaikoura Earthquake. This team will be part of the new structure we have developed to also carry on the remaining work in Canterbury in 2017. While we are working very hard on responding to Kaikoura, we also know we have to keep focussed on resolving the final Canterbury claims. I’m stepping down as EQC’s chief executive at the end of this year. I want to thank people of

Courtesy of NZ Fire Service Canterbury for the support we have received, and at times for your patience. I acknowledge we didn’t always get everything right but we have learned from that. I also want to acknowledge the EQC staff who worked very hard to support the Canterbury recovery. Looking ahead, it’s clear 2017 will be another year of challenges. I’m confident that EQC will rise to meet those challenges.

2017 changes From later this month, EQC will be the main point of contact for all customer enquiries relating to Canterbury Home Repair Programme (CHRP) repairs. Until now, customers have dealt with EQC and/or Fletcher EQR – depending on what stage their repairs have been at. But, from 16 December, EQC’s 0800 number (0800 326 243) will be the main number for all customers – including those whose properties are in the current sub-floor review, who will be transferred to the Fletcher EQR staff focussing on that work. No delays are intended or anticipated, but personnel changes due to the completion of about 68,400 first-time CHRP repairs may mean some customers will have a different contact person at EQC or EQR in 2017.

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Don’t wait to hear from EQC – lodge your claim Most people seen by EQC in the first weeks since the Kaikoura Earthquake of 14 November have wanted help lodging their claims and advice on how to get emergency repairs underway to get them back into their homes. EQC Customer and Claims General Manager Trish Keith says that having organised three teams on rotation into the most impacted areas of Ward, Waiau and Kaikoura to help lodge claims, provide information and answer EQC-related questions, EQC is being kept up to date on customer needs. “One of the lessons out of Canterbury was that people wanted information and the opportunity to talk to someone about their issues as soon as they could after an event, so we have ensured that our response to Kaikoura includes personal contact,” Mrs Keith says. “The teams have been dealing with hundreds of customers one-on-one. Many people have been asking EQC when someone from EQC will visit them, so they will know what to do next. My advice is that they go ahead and lodge the claim first. Don’t wait for anyone to visit. “Go ahead and lodge your claim to ensure you are in the system, and any earthquake damage found later can be added. If you fail to lodge a claim before 14 February 2017, we won’t be able to help you so best to lodge the

claim,” Mrs Keith says. The next steps about claim assessment and settlement are still the subject of ongoing negotiations with private insurers. EQC is confident it will have news on this soon. EQC has been prioritising the vulnerable and the most damaged homes for visits, as needed. All EQC teams are working out of Recovery Assistance Centres set up by Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management in Ward, Waiau and Kaikoura so Government agencies and non-government agencies could deliver consistently across areas of need. If you have any questions about your existing claim or want to lodge a new claim: • Visit • Email • Phone 0800 DAMAGE (326 243) The EQC call centre is open 7am to 9pm Monday to Friday, and 8am to 6pm on Saturdays. To prepare for making a claim, remember to have on hand: • Information about what damage occurred • Photographs showing the damage and any urgent work that was done • Your insurance policy number and name of your insurance company.

EQC’s General Manager Customer and Claims Trish Keith says these customers will be advised of any changes and provided with new contact details. “We don’t want customers who currently have a contact person at EQC or EQR calling us and only then finding out that someone else is looking after their claim.” She says any changes will be limited to EQC and EQR personnel, and repair work will be carried out by contractors that have already worked for the home repair programme and are familiar with EQC’s systems and quality expectations. Most CHRP contractors will finish work for the year on 23 December and resume work from 9 January.

EQC’s Contact Centre hours will be: • Friday 23 December: 7am-5pm • Saturday 24 December – Tuesday 27 December: CLOSED • Wednesday 28 December – Friday 30 December: 8am-5pm • Saturday 31 December – Tuesday 3 January: CLOSED • Normal hours will resume on Wednesday 4 January (7am-9pm Monday-Friday; 8am-6pm Saturday)

EQC in the community EQC staff members will be available to answer your questions and talk about claims at the following Recovery Assistance Centres. • KAIKOURA 8.30am-5pm, 7 days, Sacred Heart Parish Hall • WAIAU 11am-2pm, Monday 12 December, Waiau Hall • WELLINGTON 10am-5pm, Monday-Friday Public Trust Building, 131-135 Lambton Quay

Positive response to February 2016 settlement process 90 percent of claims from the February 2016 earthquakes have been settled. EQC’s February 2016 Event Response Manager, Jayne Lapin, says of the 13,879 claims received for the 14 and 29 February earthquakes and subsequent aftershocks, EQC has resolved 12,440 (90 percent) by cash settlement worth a total value of $46,039,854 “Customers have appreciated the approach we have developed and implemented in response to the February earthquakes.” The new approach uses both on-site and phonebased assessments, and allows customers to influence the pace of settlement by giving them the opportunity to provide earthquake damage data and photographic evidence. Thanks to a robust period of planning in advance and with customers providing information up front, claims have taken an average of three weeks to reach settlement from assessment. Customers who have been through the process have been surveyed and nearly 90 percent of those who have taken part have been positive about their experience. Ms Lapin says EQC had hoped to resolve all February 2016 claims by the end of the year but it has suited some customers to defer their assessment to 2017, meaning a small number remain open and will be closed early next year.

Land settlements update Almost all land claims will be resolved by the end of the year but there will be some customers who will get their settlement in 2017. At the end of December 2016, out of a total of approximately 73,000 green zone properties we expect to have resolved 97% of them. This means we have either made payments to customers or advised them that they don’t qualify for the types of land damage known as Increased Flooding Vulnerability (IFV) and/or Increased Liquefaction Vulnerability (ILV). “We’ve been working to get an answer to all land customers waiting to hear from us this year. While we have worked hard to ensure that customers have received their land settlement, we are conscious that some are still waiting”, says EQC’s Head of Customer and Claims Trish Keith. “These are the last of the most complex claims that we need to settle and we will do our best to continue to deliver robust settlements which can give homeowners confidence that all properties have been assessed fairly and consistently”, says Mrs Keith. “Looking back on the year, we would also like the opportunity to thank all land customers, community groups and many other stakeholders, who are also supporting our customers, for their patience and understanding as well as taking the time to come to our community meetings on land settlements or hosting us and providing us with their feedback”, concludes Mrs Keith. The EQC website remains a good source of information for land customers who want to find out more about IFV and ILV land damage, which are a world-first. Please visit or www.



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Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd. Free entry Christmas Craft And Card Making Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm Get crafty at the library in preparation for Christmas. Make some festive cards to send to friends and family this silly season, work with other people, share ideas and pick up some crafty tips from others while letting your creativity run wild. Redwood Library, 339 Main North Rd. Free entry Summertime Reading Club For Kids Opens Friday Need some books for the summer school holidays? Pick up some books along with a Passport to Summer. Each page has fun reading-related activities to complete. After you finish the challenges on each page, stop in at a library to collect a stamp in your passport. Once you’ve completed eight activities and collected five stamps in total, get your passport checked by a librarian to enter the draw to win some prizes, including an iPad mini 2, Orana Park family pass, pool passes, movie passes and book vouchers. Any Christchurch City Library branch. Free entry

CHRISTMAS FUN: The Christchurch Chinese Church will once again bring Christmas to Bryndwr. Events and games will start at 6pm on Saturday. There will be sausage sizzles, candy floss, popcorn, and snow-cones to enjoy. A children’s zone will keep the little ones entertained, with two bouncy castles, games and colouring-in activities. From 7pm there will be Christmas carols, a Christmas drama and presents for children. At 8pm there will be a supper to finish off the evening. The event is happening at the Chinese Church Service Centre, 286 Greers Rd. This is a free event with something for the whole family to enjoy. ​ Christmas With Impact Friday, 3pm and 7pm There will be two 90-minute shows full of well-known Christmas songs performed by the talented children at Impact Company Kids. The show will include some popular songs while the children dance along. It will be a performance for the whole family to enjoy. Sing along to the songs and

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Don’t leave clothes in the dryer while you’re not home Fire risk management officer Mark Thomas talks about call outs in the lead up to Christmas and a new call out to a fire in an ice cream truck Another week and another series of car crashes in Christchurch. Twenty-one attended by Fire Service troops in the past seven days. Lately, these seem to be increasing quite alarmingly. It might be the time of year, it might be something to do with drink driving, but whatever it is a car crash just now is pretty much guaranteed to result in a less than merry

Christmas. For goodness sake watch where you’re driving, watch other traffic and pedestrians and don’t speed. You’ve heard the term ‘fire and ice’. ‘Fire and ice cream’ doesn’t have the same ring about it does it? Every now and then comes an incident that is new, even to long-time firefighters. A recently opened service station in Harewood had a fire in an ice cream machine last Thursday. It didn’t come to much and was shut down by staff with firefighters just ensuring no fire spread with a thermal imaging camera. I’ve mentioned this

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THE PLAYHOUSE CHALLENGE Tenants Protection Association (TPA) Christchurch, Birthright Canterbury, and Star Media are proud to present Canterbury’s first ever ‘Playhouse Challenge.’ The competition will see some of our top architects and building teams compete against each other to build Canterbury’s best playhouse and receive an award for ‘Best Architectural Playhouse’ or the ‘People’s Choice’.

CASPA parents enjoy peace of mind, knowing their kids are safe and enjoying the benefits of a quality after school programme. Some parents and caregivers also enjoy government subsidies for CASPA. CASPA is Child Youth and Family approved for the OSCAR Subsidy and in some circumstances, the full CASPA fee will be covered by the subsidy. For more information or to enrol, call Caroline, Rachel or Tania on 349 9260 or visit

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practice strategies to decline food offers. For example: “It looks amazing but I am full” or “I tried it and it was great”. • Chat and mingle. If you are bored at a party you’re more likely to hover around the food table or seek out the serving platter. A good conversation can distract you from the food. Avoid standing right beside the food table or bar while you’re talking. • Consider your drinks, they can add to the calorie count very quickly. Try diluting your alcoholic drinks, such as a spritzer (½ wine, ½ soda). If you prefer spirits, try a diet mixer. Lite beers are lower in calories and alcohol. Remember soft drinks, juices, punches, tonic water and flavoured mineral water can all have similar calories to alcoholic drinks. •Be aware of how much you are actually

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REAL ESTATE Rolls Royce Real Estate 15 Heathfield Avenue, Fendalton Price $2,795,000 4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | 2 living room | 1 dining room | 2 car-garage | Listing # PI55855

Gracious and substantial, this classic home has been updated for contemporary living. Enjoying a private location in a quiet street, it is close to shops and cafés, and in zone for Fendalton School, Cobham Intermediate, Boys’ High and Girls’ High. Situated on a stunning 1,811 sqm of TC2 land, this property leaves nothing to be desired. At the rear of the home, a spacious open-plan living and dining room is bathed in light and opens to outdoor living. The adjacent kitchen is a sleek and functional workspace with walk-in pantry. An additional separate sitting room is a relaxing space overlooking the pool and flowing to an enclosed porch and terrace. Upstairs, the master bedroom features a chic en suite and opens to a sunroom, utilized as a bright and inspiring office. Three additional double bedrooms are served by a modern family bathroom. Outside, established plantings keep

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eLeCtrICIAn REGISTERED for all electrical installations & repairs Ph 03 322 4209 or 021 026 73375 eLeCtrICIAn Rewire specialists. Some old wiring, some new, get a free appraisal and quote. Switch boards, LED lighting, garages, spas you name it we do it. Give the boys at Turned On a ring, phone Muzza 022 6177275 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 HAnDyMAn Silver Threads. A bunch of nice friendly mature tradies, builders, electricians, painters, landscapers, section tidying. Ring for a free quote 022 140-7852

pLUMBer ALF THORPE PLUMBING Certifying Plumber for all types of plumbing, maintenance, spouting, alterations etc. Phone 352-7402 or 0274350-231

rooFIng treeS Qualified & Licenced BIG OR SMALL, tree Practitioner. Re-Roof & removal, trimming, stump Repairs, all types. Member grinding, shelterbelt clean New Zealand Roofing up, section clearing, Association. Over 35 years rubbish removals, experience. Phone John excavation work, ph Trees 027 432-3822 or 351-9147 Big or Small, for a free email johnmill@ihug. quote, 021 061 4783 You can also pin it WorK rUBBISH reMoVAL tree From Kleensacks to truck Hedge trimming, stump You canth also pin itgrinding, rubbish removed, loads, the messier better. Trees, flat clean ups. Call small job specialty Ph Silver Threads 022 1407- Andrew 03 322-8341 or 027 435-8759 852

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PRE-CHRISTMAS BUFFETS Sunday 18th December LIVE MUSIC with NEVILLE BARRIE 5pm start. $30 adults. Bookings essential

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