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JUNIOR EEL: Joseph Taipari has made the NRL club’s junior team after relocating to Sydney late last year.

Hornets teen scores Eels spot By Gordon Findlater PROMISING Halswell Hornets scrum-half Joseph Taipari has got his big Sydney rugby league break. The 17-year-old has been named in the Parramatta Eels

junior squad for the 2017 season. Taipari left for Sydney last year to join the Eels set up on a permanent basis and push his case for selection in the club’s junior squad for this year – and the tactic appears to have paid off. He will represent the Eels in

the S.G. Ball Cup, played between teams made up of players aged under 18 from 19 NRL and NSW Cup junior teams. He has previously represented the South Island Scorpions at under-15 and under-17 level. •Turn to page 8

By Georgia O’Connor-Harding A WELL-KNOWN Hornby sports identity says the longer the $34 million mega facility is delayed the better. John Catchpole (below) said sports clubs that use Denton Park – one of the options for the new Hornby Library, service centre and south-west pool – would be relieved a decision on a site may not be made until the end of the year. “We just don’t want to lose Denton Park because I think Denton Park is about the only green area around that built up area,” the former president of Hornby Rugby Football Club said. “If we were to ever lose something like this, it would be a massive disappointment.” The Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board recommended last week that they

would consult the community on three possible sites for the mega facility – Denton Park, Warren Park and Kyle Park. Other sites could emerge as a result of the public consultation. The recommendation will go before the city council on Thursday for approval. The location and concept designs for the facility, which will house a library and service centre, are not likely to be known until the end of the year, the board was told. The project is not expected to be completed now until mid-2019 or later. It has previously been delayed because of council budget issues. •HAVE YOUR SAY: What do you think should happen to Denton Park? Email your views to georgia.oconnor@ starmedia.kiwi


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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK IT LOOKS like there’s a lot of water to go under the bridge yet before important decisions are made on the Hornby mega facility. The key one of course: Where will it go? There are many divisions in the community over where it should be placed, and this I suspect is working into the city council’s hands. Because the longer it is delayed through mucking around over a site, the more time the city council has to find the money to build the $34 million project. We report today on page 1 it will be the end of the year before a location and concept plans are determined, and it won’t be until late 2019 at least until it’s completed. I bet it will be much longer than that. – Barry Clarke

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News Still no plans for old library By Georgia O’Connor-Harding THE OLD Halswell Library is wasting away and no sign has been given on what will come of it. Groups interested in using the library are fed up with the lack of communication from the city council over the library’s future. The library has now been out of use for more than a year after the new Te Hapua: Halswell Centre opened in November, 2015. Halswell Community Project chairwoman Chrys Horn (right) said several local groups have been interested in using the facility for a long time but there has not been “a lot of communication” from city council staff. More than a year ago groups including the Halswell Residents’ Association came up with a varied list for what the library could become. This included a youth facility, museum, police office and funeral chapel. “We said lots of things and we would be happy to put in a proposal if we thought it would

POPULAR: Several community groups have put their hands up for using the old vacant Halswell Library as a community space.

be successful . . . we needed to know from the city council there was a possibility for it being used then nothing happened,” Ms Horn said. City council head of facilities Bruce Rendall said the old Halswell Library, based on 381 Halswell Rd, will be reviewed by the Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board and because of this, no decisions have been made yet.

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He said conversations have started on a city-wide review that will progress throughout the year. “As such, the property previously used for providing library services in Halswell is one of the facilities being reviewed. “Matters that the board may consider include community demand, other community facilities in proximity, capital projects in their area and the cost

of upgrading and maintaining the property,” he said. City councillor Anne Galloway said she was aware of the new approach for the city council dealing with the assets they own and no longer use. But she did not know when the community board would be consulted on this review. “My hope is the city council could come to some sort of shortterm lease agreement,” she said. Groups including the Halswell Community Project, Kiwi Church, Halswell Playcentre and the CDN Trust have expressed interest in using the space. Halswell Playcentre copresident Karen White said the empty facility could have well and truly been used by a community group. “I think it would be an amazing opportunity for a whole lot of groups to work in together regardless of each other’s individual philosophies; to keep a resource in the community,” she said. HAVE YOUR SAY: What would you like to happen to the old Halswell Library? Email your views to georgia. oconnor@starmedia.kiwi


In Brief UNI-CYCLE UPDATE Work on the uni-cycle connecting Canterbury University to the central city is currently under construction with work on University Ave expected to be finished by February 10. The completion will be in time for the university’s orientation week. Work is also currently being completed connecting Solway Ave, Ilam to Riccarton Bush and is planned to be finished in July. AUTHOR TO VISIT HALSWELL An expert in learning disabilities will speak at Te Hapua: Halswell Centre next month. Author of The Woman Who Changed Her Brain Barbara Arrowsmith-Young will travel to the suburb as part of a national speaking tour. Her presentation will be of interest to parents of children with learning disabilities, adults with learning differences, learning support teachers, principals and those interested in neuroplasticity. The presentation will be held on March 6. For more information and to register online go to http://events.eventzilla.net/e/ shaping-the-mind


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News A reader responds to Western News’ article on the new Halswell skate park:

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Fashion Gary Knight – As the gateway to Banks Peninsula and beyond, the established suburb of Halswell has, through a mix of urban/ rural lifestyles plus botanical beauty within properties, parks and reserves, created an idyllic lifestyle situation for a diverse range of residents. Hosting barbecue facilities also featuring a forest, wetlands, lake, playground and complete with facilities for Scouts, rugby league, cricket, soccer, softball within an environment synonymous for hosting birthday parties and home of the miniature railway attraction. It is reflective on the diversity of the iconic Halswell Domain. Within this context and encompassing the rapid population growth of Halswell projected to rise to between 30000 and 45000 by 2035, the inclusion of the proposed skate park with full facilities, seating and shaded areas would complement the ever popular Halswell domain.

Ashleigh Monk MAGDA Lorenzo has spent the last two months delivering books to bus stops for commuters to enjoy. Ms Lorenzo started the initiative ‘The Commuting Book’ to encourage reading and the use of public transport. The idea is for people to pick up a book at their bus stop, read it while they ride the bus, then drop it off when they get to their stop. “The idea behind The Commuting Books is to create opportunities for people to engage in reading by bringing them (books) into public spaces,” she said. “I see bus stops a social hub and it’s very interesting the way you can engage in conversation with people waiting for the bus with you and sometimes the books are an excuse to do that.” Ms Lorenzo delivered the books herself on her bicycle she had named ‘Mantis’. “It depends on the weather that day; I can ride for several hours around the city. Normally

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I choose one of the bus routes and leave the books at the stops on that route.” Each book had a ‘Commuting Book’ sticker with informations and instructions on the project. Although Ms Lorenzo has not had much feedback she said the travelling of books was a good sign. “Some of them are responding through Facebook. They are being very generous with their comments and their feedback. It’s very encouraging.” Ms Lorenzo estimated she had distributed about 230 books so far, and hoped that number would rise as the project developed. “We hope to be implementing a few different aspects to the project in the next couple of months.”

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Fashion •From page 1 Scorpions coach Tai Arona heaped praise on Taipari’s knowledge of the game. “He’s very intelligent and always seemed to be a step ahead of the play. If we had a game plan that needed to be executed, he was the guy to go to,” said Arona. Taipari comes from a strong league upbringing. His father, Joseph Taipari senior, played at centre for the Hornets in the 1980s and represented Canterbury. The teenager has a bright future of his own in league and has also proven a star in other codes. He’s previously represented Canterbury and New Zealand in touch, and has been compared to Shaun Johnson who was also a promising player in his teenage years. Taipari was also touted for big things in last year’s first XV rugby competition with Christchurch Boys’ High School before a serious knee injury ruined his season. He played under-14 and 15


A rugby for the school before concentrating on league for a season. He then had a crack at the first XV in 2016 and made a huge impression on CBHS first XV coach Mike Drury before the season ending injury late in the preseason. “He’s and incredible ball player, he’s got a very complete game and is a great stepper. He’s got great pace and the skills to put his outsides away,” said Drury. Taipari isn’t the only promising league player to turn out for the school’s first XV. Hornby Panthers second rower Jordan Riki made a handful of appearances for the team last year and is expected to feature at No 8 this season. The year 13 student recently won the under-16s player of the year award at the New Zealand Rugby League awards in Auckland. Taipari could get his first taste of the junior competition on Saturday when the Eels play the Canterbury Bulldogs’ junior side.

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Sutherland returns from US for Junior All Whites trial By Gordon Findlater FORMER Burnside High student Joash Sutherland returned home from the United States last month to push his case for a spot in the All Whites under-20 World Cup squad. Sutherland, 19, played for both Burnside and FC Twenty before leaving for Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, on a scholarship midway through 2015. The midfielder was home over the Christmas period to attend a New Zealand under-20 camp in Auckland. He was the only Christchurch player at January’s four-day Junior All Whites camp. He has his eyes set on this year’s FIFA under-20 World Cup in South Korea, which will take place between May 20 and June 11. “It was a really good experience for me and great to see a lot of the lads there that I haven’t seen in a while. All in all, I think I played well and worked hard. Obviously there are a great group of boys there so it’s going to be a competitive selection to pick from,” said Sutherland. “I’m trying to stay reasonably calm about the whole process. Obviously to wear the fern

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Babytimes/Wā Pēpi Today, 10-10.30am Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play. This is a free session. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd Knit and Yarn Today, 10am-noon Take your knitting, crochet or any portable craft and join the friendly group for an hour or two of companionship and crafting. Beginners most welcome. Hornby Library, Goulding Ave Rooster Craft Activity Today, 3-4pm Go and celebrate the Year of the Rooster by creating your own colourful paper rooster to take home. The programme is best-suited for all ages. Hornby Library, Goulding Ave Science Snippets in the Library Today, 3.30-4.30pm Science Alive! presents a free after school science programme in selected libraries across the city. There will be fun science activities and new interesting topics each week. The educators lead children through interactive activities to stimulate interest in science. The session is suitable for children aged 5-10. Fendalton Library, cnr of Jeffreys and Clyde Rds Storytimes/Wa Kōrerō Wednesday, 10.15-10.45am Encourage learning through a love for stories. Storytimes is an interactive programme including stories, songs, rhymes and play. This is a free session. Hornby Library, Goulding Ave GenConnect Wednesday, 1-1.45pm Connecting generations by sharing knowledge. While library staff try to help as they can, nothing compares to the knowledge of helpful teens that have grown up with technology. Riccarton High School students will be available to help you find answers to all your questions. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd Family History Help at Upper Riccarton Library Wednesday, 11am-1pm

Looking for more help with your family history research? A volunteer from the Riccarton branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists will be available to help you. They will help you with ancestry, online genealogy website findmypast, newspaper website Papers Past and New Zealand birth, deaths and marriage indices. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd

Play Football with Nomads 2017! Registration Day, 2pm - 4pm 19th February 2017 at Tulett Park!

Nomads United AFC members share a genuine love of football! We provide players with a quality, affordable club football experience within a fun, friendly environment. We encourage participation and support all players’ regardless of age, ability and gender. We have fantastic clubroom facilities and grounds (with a Scrabble Club new sand pitch currently being installed Wednesday, 1.30-3.30pm at Tulett Park in Harewood. Nomads has Go along to the Scrabble Club. No a large membership with a strong junior obligation, just go along when you can following and numerous successful teams and join the friendly group. Some boards across all grades and divisions. Our club’s provided, but feel free to bring your own. player support and community atmosphere Free entry. is as big as our membership! Nomads has Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell a full time Football Development Officer Rd Riccarton Community Garden’s Awesome Car Boot Sale Saturday, 9am-1pm Riccarton Community Garden is pleased to host another community car boot sale. Bring anything and everything from toys, power tools, collectables, power tools, tents, furniture, video games, clothes, lawn movers, chainsaws to unwanted Christmas gifts. Sites are $15 per space for ordinary stall holders, and $30 for commercial stall holders. All site fees go to The Riccarton Community Garden for ongoing maintenance and purchase of seeds, plants and potentially a new shed. For more information phone 022 313 4801 or 022 600 4336. Halo Bar and Lounge, 66B Wharenui Rd Riccarton Horticultural Society Summer Show Saturday, 12.30-4.30pm Go along to St Peter’s Church for a fun day out at the horticultural society summer show. Dahlias, floral art, cut flowers, home produce and much more is to be on display. Sales, tables, raffles and refreshments available $3 per person. St Peter’s Church Hall, Church Corner The Great Stash Swap Sunday, February 26, 11am-2pm Take along your unwanted fabric, haberdashery, fabric lengths, buttons, wool, lace trips, zips and choose what you want to take away. For more information phone 941 7923. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd BOOK LOVERS UNITE: Go along to the library for a fun discussion on books. The group is for those who love reading and want to share in discussion with other friendly book lovers. The group subscribes to the Book Discussion Scheme so there is a cost involved. Te Hapua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd on Tuesday February 7, 6-7pm. ​

to assist players and coaches with ongoing support and specialist training. We run NZF Skills Centre programmes, Girls only Training Hubs, One-on-One Coaching opportunities and much more. With a great pathway to the top of Canterbury football (our First Team is in the MPL league) and beyond, Nomads offer everything you want in a club and more! Please contact us on admin@nomadsafc. org or 027 202 1574 for further information or come and see us to our Registration Day, 2pm - 4pm 19th February 2017 at Tulett Park! You can also register on line for the 2017 season at www.nomadsafc.org

Western AFC Football Club

Western AFC is a Football club based in the St Albans, Mairehau area. We cater for all ages and abilities from the 4 year old attending first kicks for an hour or so on a Saturday morning through to the 70 year old playing masters football on a Saturday afternoon and the ladies playing on Sunday mornings. The club committee is committed to building up the numbers in the junior section as this is where our future stars come from.

We also need volunteers to assist with coaching or managing teams so even if you do not have a child involved with the club but want to put something back to a game you may have played in the past and feel as though you could offer something then we would be pleased to hear from you it is very rewarding watching the young ones improve. Please email Kali at westernafc@ gmail.com with any questions.

2017 Junior rEGiStrAtion inFo All registrations must be completed online. Players who registered last season should have received an e-mail with details about 2017 registration process.

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2017 SubScriptionS First Kicks (4 to 6 year olds) $50 7th grade to 13th grade $120 Please note these subs include a club bag.

New players to the club will need to contact Kali by e-mail westernafc@gmail.com to obtain registration details

Registration Day: Who: Junior, Youth & Senior players When: Sunday 19th February 2017 Time: 2pm – 4pm Where: Tulett Park, Claridges Road, Harewood Or register online via our website nomadsafc.org For any enquiries please contact us on admin@nomadsafc.org or 027 202 1574

Parklands United sPorts ClUb Football Info Dates 2017

Saturday Feb 11th 10am to 12.30pm Sunday Feb 12th 11am to 1.30pm Football for all ages First Kicks (4-6 yr olds) Fun Football (7 & 8 yr olds) All junior mixed grades Senior Football from Div 8 to CCL Reserves & CCL Masters and Over 45’s Football for Females including 10th, 11th, 13th & 15th Grades, Women’s PDL and Women’s Premier League Contact for more info: parklandsfootball@gmail.com All registrations are now done online at www.parklandsunited.co.nz


Tuesday February 7 2017

PLAY FOOTBALL Mainland Football Make 2017 the year you GET IN to football. Make new friends, learn new skills, or even begin your pathway to becoming the next All White or Football Fern. Christchurch has over 20 football clubs catering for every level of football, for boys, girls, and mixed teams, for the serious or social player. And our clubs are registering players now for the upcoming winter season. Coaching and referring also offer great pathways. You may just want to give back to the sport or aspire to be a professional coach or referee, with the right support and education you can realise your potential. Whatever your ability or your passion football has something for you. Futsal - our 5-a-side indoor variation of the game - continues to grow and the Mainland Federation is developing players all the way from primary school to the national teams. Visit mainlandfootball.co.nz to find your local club or competition, and GET IN to football.

Burwood AFC Welcome to the 2017 football season

Burwood AFC is a progressive club with Junior and Senior teams. We expect to have 3 Senior teams, with our Senior A team in the Canterbury Championship League. Burwood supports the Whole of Football framework initiated by NZ Football and run by Mainland Football. This concept works for our First Kicks (4-6 years) and the 7-8 year olds (Fun Football). Both these grades are run In-house with the help of Mainland Football and other clubs. Registration is now online, for more information see our website www.burwoodafc.co.nz.

Hornby Women’s AFC

Hornby Womens AFC is a women’s only club and has been in Christchurch for over 25 years. We are a family orientated club with many children on the side lines each Sunday. We train at Prebbleton domain Wednesday nights 6-7.30 with games on Sunday mornings. We are a small, close knit club that focuses on playing to win and having a great time. We welcome new players who are willing to give football a go or the seasoned veteran looking to get back

We train at Prebbleton domain Wednesday nights 6-7.30 with games on Sunday mornings. into the game, our players vary in age from 20 to 50 so everyone is invited to play for Hornby Womens AFC. Subs are $200 with fundraising participant encouraged as we all reap the benefits.

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REGISTRATION DAYS At the clubrooms, Clare Park, Burwood Road Sunday 12th February 10.00am - 12.00pm Monday 13th February 6.30pm - 8.00pm New Junior players, we need to sight proof of age (birth certificate, passport or Plunket book) For more details on registration and subscriptions see our website www.burwoodafc.co.nz

JUNIOR COACHES REQUIRED Please fontact the Secretary Mark Tolchard - 385 0098

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Registration Day: 19th Feb Sunday 1pm at Warren Park, Hornby We train on Wed night 6-7.30pm with games on Sundays, 10.30am Kick off. $200 for subs. Enquiries to Kelly 027 224 1926 Fiona 027 934 4196 or email hornbywomensafc@yahoo.co.nz


Be part of the Christchurch United dream Christchurch United FC is the most successful football club in Canterbury and is making great strides to once again become the most famous football brand in the country. Since its formation in 1970 Christchurch United captains have lifted six National League trophies (1973, 1975, 1978, 1987, 1988, 1991) and six Chatham Cups (1972, 1975, 1976, 1989 and 1991). Christchurch United has recently joined forces with the acclaimed Christchurch Football Academy programme and the merged entity will be mainly based at the world-class Christchurch Football Centre on Yaldhurst Road, as well as the historic home at Spreydon Domain. The state-of-the art artificial pitches, top quality natural pitches, fit-for-purpose floodlights, 500-seat grandstand will soon be flanked by new offices, changing rooms and a café that will create the best football environment for players, parents and supporters, all seasons and all weather, 12 months a year. Christchurch United FC is proud to be one of the few clubs in the country with three internationallylicenced elite coaches with extensive pedigree in youth development. They will provide a huge variety of programmes, from intensive elite Academy

development, equivalent to the FTC programme, to community programmes in Spreydon, from First Kicks to Masters grades. Our professional coaches will personally deliver the curriculum but also run a coaching education programme to enhance the skills and qualifications of the club’s volunteer coaches. Christchurch United FC has set itself extremely high standards to deliver a world-class football experience, both on and off the pitch, from our elite players, our toddlers to the grey-haired weekend warriors battling. Don’t hesitate and register for Christchurch United Football Club on www.cufc.co.nz for the 2017 season or come to visit our facility to see what is possible for young, and older, footballers, right here in Christchurch.


Tuesday February 7 2017



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Health or lack of time can prevent people from exercising. That’s why Sue Bustard is encouraging people to do small bursts of exercise with the Aircycle – an inflatable cushion which aids natural arthritis care by improving circulation, joint flexibility and strengthening muscle. “We spend four minutes each day, brushing our teeth and looking after one small part of our bodies. ‘Snacks’ of exercise – two or three minutes – can make a huge difference to our entire bodies. You can stand on one leg while waiting for the kettle to boil, do knee lifts, step ups or jog on the spot. When sitting with a coffee, using the computer

or watching TV, the Aircycle provides a great way to ‘snack’ on exercise and keeps joints and muscles moving which helps strengthen legs, boosts circulation and relieves arthritic pain, swollen ankles and cramps.” Sue explains the Aircycle exercises are so simple, users can keep them up every day, week, and year for the rest of their lives. “You will always be able to exercise this way. For fast results, improved circulation, fewer aches and pains, stronger muscles, ‘snack’ frequently. Small things can make a big difference.” www.aircycle.co.nz or 0800 141415

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Take a trip with Third Aged Tours Taking people aged over 50 on trips around New Zealand and the world for nearly 20 years has earned Third Age Tours a brag book that Director Brenda CorbyYarrall says “businesses would give their eye teeth for.” Taking small groups of 10 – 24 people means I can operate the tour in a relaxed, companionable manner. We have an absolute blast when we’re away. It’s all about having fun. Most of my trips are run annually because they’re so popular, but I’m always adding new destinations - like “Sicily, South Italy & Vatican” + “Cuba”, as people ask for them. Brenda checks out all accommodation before booking it, and ensures the party spends at least a few nights at each place. That way you don’t feel like you’re living out of a suitcase. Many clients now have made over 20 tours with us, one has completed a whopping 27 tours. My clients tell me they keep coming back because

of the size of the groups and our relaxed manner. My motto is ‘There are no strangers, only friends waiting to meet.’ We gather together for breakfast at 8.30am which sets us up for the day and everybody thinks is a very civilised hour. I organise incredible trips at incredible prices. Look around, you can’t find better for all we include. For more information, phone 03 379 3799 or 03 312 7050 or email her on sunshineone@xtra.co.nz.



Aspire Canterbury offers support, advice and resources to older people and those with impairments, their families and caregivers. Removing barriers to everyday living for individuals, Aspire Canterbury inspires people to live life to the fullest no matter what their difficulties. The Disability Information Service is a source of valuable information about the various services available to people with short or long term impairments and professionals from community/health organisations. Visit Aspire Canterbury’s shop at 314 Worcester Street or visit their website for more information and resources. They also have an online shop selling a wide selection of easier living aids, and offer rental services for wheelchairs, ramps and walkers. Aspire also has a mobile service which is available for free, fun, interactive presentations of all their equipment and services to retirement homes/ villages and any other community groups wanting a speaker. For more information visit www.aspirecanterbury.org.nz, 03 366 6189 mobileservices@aspirecanterbury.org.nz

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REAL ESTATE Waterfront Gem 28 Esplanade, Sumner Auction 16th February 2017 (unless sold prior) 4 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | 2 Living Rooms | 1 Dining Room | 2 Car Garage | 2 Off Street Carparks - Listing No: FM5064

Properties in this location are tightly held and are rarely becoming available and it is almost impossible to find an original character home let alone on Sumner’s waterfront. Positioned right opposite Cave Rock, Scarborough and Sumner Beaches and boasting one of the few homes on the Esplanade with rear access and views in both directions. Views encapsulate Scarborough Heads sweeping over Sumner Beach and right along the coastline to the Kaikoura Ranges and the Southern Alps. Built approximately 100 years ago when craftsmanship was valued this graceful character home has great street appeal, good bones and untapped potential. Clearly cherished and lovingly maintained with gleaming timber floors throughout and a good old fashioned ambience. All the ground floor is dedicated to two generous sized living rooms, one which is open plan with the kitchen and has French doors opening on to the rear garden, the other being the formal dining and living room area. Upstairs hosts four bedrooms, two that are large and

two smaller plus a sunroom which is sure to be the best seat in the house. The grounds are much larger than first appear with a well laid out back area for the family to enjoy, rear access from the ROW (off Burgess St) and off street parking, garage and a workshop/studio/storage room. This is an ideal location to raise your family and offers a beachy laid back lifestyle. Enjoy a surf or swim after work or a morning stroll along the Esplanade. Life doesn’t get much better than this. With a myriad of village shops, cafes and boutiques within close proximity from your door, you are sure to enjoy the benefits of such a prime address. A treasured family home for the past 35 years, it is now time for our owner to say goodbye. Here’s your chance to stamp your mark and purchase this special property. Your earliest inspection is highly recommended. Open Home Dates: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m until auction day. See you at one of the Open Days, or for a private viewing or for more information contact Alison Carter of Harcourts Grenadier Ferrymead (Licensed Agent REAA 2008) on 384 7950 or mobile 0274 318 960.

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BUILDER LICENSED available for all aspects of building. Please call 027 241-7471 or 335-0265 BUILDER For all building work but specialist in bathroom renovations, 30 yrs experience, with service and integrity. Free Quotes. Ph Lachlan 3831723 or 0274 367-067. ************** CARPET & VINyL Laying. Repairs, uplifting, relaying, restretching, Email jflattery@xtra. co.nz, ph 0800 003 181 or 027 2407416 CARRIER LoCAL experienced, friendly, trade-me purchases, single items to truck loads, furniture to whatever, removals & trade deliveries a specialty. Ph GEH 341-5069


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 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 6177-275 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


Tuesday February 7 2017


Classifieds Trades & Services

Trades & Services



Service / Installation Maintenance / Repair • Refrigeration design, build & repairs • Heat Pump sales, installation & repairs • Heat Pump servicing

SNOWTEMP Serving Canterbury for 33 years


196 Wordsworth St Christchurch

Experts in... • Wallpapering • Plastering/Crack Repairs • Interior Painting • Exterior Painting • Specialty Finishes • Design Advice Vicki Keast, Director 0274 933 529 email: vicki@paintmasters.co.nz


Re-Coat your roof this summer

Cracked tiles? Dirty grout? Old or mouldy silicon?


Cafe open from 11am

7pm Whitfords Bar

TAB & Gaming


Function Facilities HOUSIE Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday


Valentines Day $3 0 2 COURSE SPECIAL

SHUTTLE Tuesday - Saturday




Brett Ph 03 358 5105 or 027 746 7632


Open 7 Days from 5.30pm

$10 Members / $12 Non




Call us 0275 568 121 or email us sales@roofmasterschch.co.nz Trades & Services

Trades & Services

HANDYMAN Silver Threads. A bunch of nice friendly mature tradies, builders, electricians, painters, landscapers, section tidying. Ring for a free quote 022 140-7852 LANDSCAPING Mini Digger hire for drainage & section development. Ph Silver Threads 022 140 7852 LED / DOWNLIGHT replacement. Huge new year special, get those troublesome downlights replaced wih modern LED lights from $38 + GST inclusive. Ring the boys at Turned On for free advice & quotes. Call Muzza 022 6177 275 OVEN CLEANING Professional cleans $50.00. Gift Vouchers avail. Phone 0800 6836253 or 027 228-0025 PAINTING 30 YEArS experience, workmanship guaranteed, pensioners discounts, free quotes, ph Robert 021 026-30757 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 PAINTEr AVAILAbLE All aspects in painting. Very competitive in roofs and fences. Please call 027 241-7471 or 335-0265 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 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 rUbbISH rEMOVAL From Kleensacks to truck loads, the messier th better. Trees, flat clean ups. Call Silver Threads 022 1407852 SPIDErS / FLIES ANNOYING YOU? We can help! Certified Pest Control 022 507 3787 info@certifiedpestcontrol. co.nz SPOUTING CLEANING Spouting Unblocked, Cleaned Out and Flushed Out. Also Full Handyman Services Available. Call Trevor 332 8949 or 021 043-2034 TILEr / CArPENTEr 35 years exp, no job too small. Ph Ross 027 4311440. TILING Quality jobs done on time. All aspects of tiling. Reg Master Tiler. Ph Dave 027 334 4125

ELECTRICIAN (Registered) 16 years experience

• Domestic and Commercial • Heat Pump design, supply, installation.




Trades & Services

Vehicles Wanted

TILING SPLASHBACKS Kitchen/bathroom/ laundry, incl mosaics, ph 027 334 4125

CARS Wanted. Fair prices paid, quick and easy process, money paid directly into your bank account, friendly local service, call Tim Koller ph 03 390 1717 valuemycar. co.nz

TrEES BIG OR SMALL, tree removal, trimming, stump grinding, shelterbelt clean up, section clearing, rubbish removals, excavation work, ph Trees Big or Small, for a free quote, 021 061 4783 TrEE WOrK HEDGE trimming, stump grinding, rubbish removed, small job specialty Ph Andrew 03 322-8341 or 027 4358759 T.V. SErVICE CENTrE Repairs, tvs, microwaves, stereos, DVD. Aerial installations and kitsets, 480 Moorhouse Ave, ph 03 379 1400 VHS VIDEO TAPES & all camera tapes converted to DVD, video taping special occasions, www.grahamsvideo.co.nz ph 03 338-1655 WATErbLASTING Quality Job, Quick Service by skilled tradesman, Ph Richard Severin at Jet-X 0800 538 969 Free quotes, visit www.jetx.co.nz



Wanted To Buy

CASH FOR STAMPS Do you have an Old Stamp Collection tucked away somewhere? It could be worth a fortune! We are currently buying old collections and can come to you for larger collections or if you are unable to come in.

Call Matt Power 0800 239 325 The Stamp Exchange 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 TOOLS Garden, garage, woodworking, mechanical, engineering, sawbenches, lathes, cash buyer, ph 355-2045



Phone Phil 021 024 72873






GREAT DINING - downstairs -

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

Midweek $10 SPECIAL ROAST Available Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday


Members Lucky Card Draw


GREAT DINING - upstairs -

PIERVIEW Restaurant

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





3 courses $25

Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat







By the Seaside! 10.30am-2.30pm

202 Marine Parade Ph 388-9416

Members, guests and affiliates welcome

Saturday 11th February, 7.30pm

Door sales $45 or from www.DASHTICKETS.co.nz Corporate Tables Available, ph 022 329 9624 For more details phone 021 223 4002


OPEN 7 DAYS LUNCH & DINNER Gluten Free & Vegetarian options

Hornby WMC 17 Carmen Rd, Hornby Phone 03 349 9026

www.hornbyworkingmensclub.co.nz Members, guests & affiliates welcome


Tuesday February 7 2017

‘Famous for their roasts!’

Start your day with us


Kid's SPECIAL Two courses

$10 We are open from 6.30am

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

Cooked breakfasts

Seniors SPECIAL $ 20 Two courses


Check out our extensive breakfast menu from Continental to Cooked

Soup/Roast or Special available lunch only Roast/Dessert Monday - Saturday 12pm - 2.30pm



& Motorlodge

118 Racecourse Rd, Sockburn, Christchurch. Ph 03 342 7150


Lunch & Dinner All you can eat, 7 days

Bookings Essential PH

386 0088

fb.com/GardenHotelRestaurant www.gardenhotel.co.nz




le availab from



Live Music: Rhonda Campbell

6PM.FRI.10 FEB PHONE 385 8880 FIND US ON FACEBOOK fb.com/GBCCHCH THE GARDEN HOTEL COMPLEX | 110 MARSHLAND RD www.gardenhotel.co.nz | phone 385 3132



Tuesday February 7 2017


Four Seasons Realty AUCTION


Thursday 16th February (unless sold prior)

Thursday 23rd February (unless sold prior)

Thursday 9th February (unless sold prior)

9 Coppinger Terrace

1/27 Staveley Street

358 Maddisons Road






Available For Immediate Possession!


The kitchen transitions naturally into the dining room/lounge that enjoys all day sun and organic connection to a rear facing outdoor entertaining pad via French doors. Master bedroom features private access outdoors and ensuite. Over-size internal access double garaging that has a drive-thru capability for extra off street parking. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#FH4314 Andrew Saré 021 714 287








Finally! Size AND Convenience!

Instructions are loud and clear, after many years as a beloved home, the family has ordered the sale of this larger than average townhouse. Situated in the heart of desirable Avonhead, this 3 double bedroom permanent material townhouse will instantly impress with its size, robustness and convenience.


Thursday 16th February (unless sold prior)

Thursday 9th February (unless sold prior)

31 Patterson Terrace

2/20 Stratford Street


This well presented home would be ideal for first home buyers, families and investors alike. With its updated kitchen and easy flow from the dining through to the lounge area, to its 3 well sized bedrooms all with built in wardrobes and a study. The deck takes us out to a well-manicured and spacious backyard with garden shed and a double sized garage. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#FH4312 Blair Earnshaw 027 666 6769





Every now and then a property comes along that, by its immaculate presentation, handy location, bountiful living spaces and exceptional character, needs very little introduction. Quaint, cute and incredibly appealing - this home must be viewed and explored in order to be fully appreciated.




Classic Character Villa on 4 Hectares

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1592 Richard Tait (Taitie) – 027 777 8080





View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4409 Sam Steele – 027 864 3254

Vendor Has One Home Too Many...


FOR SALE $539,000

39 McCauley Street





Auction this Thursday!







Location Speaks for Itself


Entry level into ‘blue chip location’ in Fendalton, offering 2 double bedrooms, Good sized living + conservatory. Int access garage, sep kitchen, bathroom, toilet & laundry. lovely tranquil garden setting in this sought after and desirable area with great school zones, must sell on or before Auction day 9th February!

Exciting opportunity for the astute buyer focused on a prime central location. Open plan kitchen/ dining/living space and the inclusion of the second lounge completes a wish list for many. Bedrooms are all good size and master has ensuite. Call for immediate viewing!

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID# HR4399 Scott McDonald 027 273 9044

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1598 Katie Harrisons – 021 135 0887




Thursday 16th February (unless sold prior)


Thursday 23rd February (unless sold prior)

All offers presented 8th February at 4pm (unless sold prior)

132 Rowses Road

26 Dyers Pass Road







12 Baxter Crescent












Affordable Space - Families and Investors Alert!

Sad To Be Leaving But Committed To Selling

Often Sought Seldom Found

This solidly built four-bedroom home offers fantastic space. Large master bedroom, a walk-in closet and an en-suite. The lounge is separated from a modern kitchen, which in turn is combined with a dining room and pantry space. We have two single separate garages with extra space for a workshop. Must Sell!

Offering a spacious 4 bedroom family home you can enjoy the birdsong whilst lapping up the pleasures of the outdoor pool set in an extremely sheltered sanctuary relishing in its own microclimate privately positioned on the ever popular lower slopes of Cashmere Hills. After 24 years, the owners are committed to moving on. This opportunity won’t knock twice.

Executive home with designer kitchen. Three interconnecting living areas, four bedrooms and separate office. Covered entertainment area. Premium parking with potential for three car garaging including space for the caravan and boat. 1653m2 section. You must view to appreciate.

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID# FH4309 Milena Bartlett 027 917 5191

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4406 Paul Middleditch – 027 276 7047

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1595 Shona Robb – 027 229 3657


379 Halswell Road P 322 1197


395 Main South Road P 349 9919



S13, Rolleston Square P 347 4711


Licensed Agent REAA 2008

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