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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK NO IDEA is a bad idea when it comes to New Brighton. So maybe Daniel Manchester is onto something on our front page today: Taking the seaside suburb back to the future with shop frontages from yesteryear. Brighton and the other seaside areas along Marine Pde are still great places to live; a number of people who were forced to depart from the east post-quake are making their way back. And the area needs doers – so let’s get behind Daniel’s idea and make something happen! Just then it might attract some real business back to Brighton. On pages 8-9, reporter Sarla Donovan profiles Warren Hawke, who was one of the key people behind the New Brighton Duke Festival of Surfing. He’s a Brightonite from way back and helped run a fantastic festival. –Barry Clarke

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News School cleans up after out-of-control party RAWHITI SCHOOL parents and staff mucked in to clean up graffiti, broken glass and bottles in the school grounds on Sunday, after a party in Leaver Tce got out of control on Saturday night.

Riot police were called after drunken party-goers at the North Beach Scout Group den spilled out onto the street. It took police about an hour to disperse the group, however, no arrests were made.

Rawhiti School deputy principal Paul Wilkinson said there was tagging and broken glass in the school grounds and a few bottles lying around in the playground. He said there was also a lot more broken glass further

down the street from the school. All the rubbish had been cleaned up before students came to school on Monday morning. Mr Wilkinson said they hadn’t had any problems with parties at the Scout den before.

Quake money goes to groups •From page 1

“The gym is used for basketball coaching, youth clubs, intermediate and teenage programmes, dance fitness classes, play groups. A lot more people use it for things we couldn’t do before.” THe other six organisations that benefited from the donation were Korowai Youth Well-Being, which was given $343,000 to renovate a youth training and health centre; Linfield Cultural Recreational Sports Centre, $388,980 to provide more Kiwisport programmes and support other sports clubs; Christchurch Primary Schools Cultural Festival Trust, $40,000; Linwood College, $100,000; and Aranui Youth and Community Centre, $500,000. The remaining $3.1 million is earmarked for spending on the QE II Recreation and Sport Centre. That money is expected to be paid in instalments over the

COMMUNITY: The Aranui Youth and Community Centre and the gym at Youth Alive Trust were benefactors from a $5 million quake donation.

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earthquake appeal grants. South Brighton Residents’ Association chairman Hugo Kristinsson questioned how appropriate it was for the majority of the donation to be put towards QE II, given the large insurance payout the city council received for it. “They had $72 million insurance receivable” he said. Mr Kristinsson claimed that a good chunk of the QE II insurance payout was transferred to the planned $300 million metro sports facility in central Christchurch, when it should have been spent in the east. The donation should not have been used to subsidise facilities in other parts of the city, he said.

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Your Local Views Urgent action on stopbanks sought Have your say on this week’s Soap Box and Rise Up comments. Email sarla.donovan@starmedia.kiwi

South Brighton resident, Séamus O’Cromtha, writes about the parlous condition of stopbanks in the South Brighton area, which are doing little to protect local homes against tidal flooding The River Avon is just a stone’s throw from my garden and together with my neighbours, I am highly concerned about the risks posed by flooding. Since 2011, our only protection has been from temporary stopbanks erected under emergency legislation. In 2011, land in the immediate area sank more than the suburb

of Bexley on the opposite side, which was then red-zoned. Some land is now below the high tide mark and if assumptions about rising sea levels are correct, the situation will become progressively worse. The stopbanks have been leaking on every spring tide. After the last serious rain (March 2015), water came under the stopbanks, crossed the road and entered the garden of the house next door. And last month, even without rain, many side streets close to the river were under water from the effects of the spring tide. So we are sure to have further flooding if there is heavy, prolonged rain at the same time as a spring tide. Unfortunately, instead of applying higher floor levels, the city council has allowed houses to be built at the same height,

so that they have less protection and are also less desirable to live in. Four adjoining properties are currently unoccupied and two others are cleared sites. A tidal barrier was proposed in 2015, then shelved as impractical and too expensive. Following the widespread flooding in March 2014, area-wide remediation by the city council and EQC was discussed. However, this solution was never implemented either. Decisions by the authorities on the future of the Brighton peninsula are long overdue.

TEMPORARY FIX: Large boulders were placed at the top end of Kibblewhite St several months ago to reinforce the temporary stopbanks. Seamus O’Cromtha says that is the only strengthening work that has been done on them.

We said: The multi-million dollar New Brighton hot salt water pools might not use sea water. Instead, they could be filled with freshwater, according to the group behind the project, Development Christchurch You said:  Conrad Fitz-Gerald – There’s no actual reason given as to why not sea water. Because others do it a certain way isn’t a reason. Jake Ranginui – Why does there need to be a salt water pool by the beach? Pretty sure that beach has salt water in abundance? Pamela Neil –  How ridiculous. All that sea water and don’t want to use it.  John Mander – Pools are

pavements, the stupid coloured rainbow looking things that cost a fortune as well. We need those salt water pools to attract people to our community.

POOL PROJECT: An artist’s impression of what the planned hot salt water pools in New Brighton would look like. The pools may not be filled with salt water from the ocean.

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FROM PAST TO PRESENT: Empty shopfronts in New Brighton can be made to look like a hardware store and shoe repairers in these computer-generated images.

Art could breathe life into vacant shopfronts „„ By Sarla Donovan DERELICT shopfronts in New Brighton could soon feature windows painted with scenes from the suburb’s heyday in the 1950s. Daniel Manchester, who works in the construction industry, shifted to Christchurch from Auckland after the earthquakes to help with the rebuild. After spending several years living in St Albans, he moved to New Brighton last year, and said he enjoys its seaside location: “There aren’t many places you can live right next to the sea.” Childhood memories of growing up in Manurewa prompted his desire to help rejuvenate New Brighton. Manurewa had also “gone downhill. But I have memories of it being a cool place.” He wants to cover shop windows and doors with scenes of bustling activity inside. He hopes the idea will at least brighten the space in the meantime and spark conversations. “Hopefully it might encourage some owners into reopening with fresh eyes.” The scheme, dubbed Brighter New Brighton was inspired by Bushmill in Northern Ireland, a recession-hit town which gave its empty shops a creative

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ON A MISSION: Daniel Manchester has a plan to breathe new life into empty shops in New Brighton Mall.

makeover. Paintings of a barber shop, bakery and greengrocer covered empty windows and doors in a move that helped to attract tourists and rejuvenate the community. Mr Manchester said he’d like New Brighton to be a place people wanted to visit, rather than somewhere to be avoided. He chose the 1950s because it was a

golden era for the suburb. He’s hoping the idea will catch on and has invited Ara Institute to be involved. Manager of Art and Design at Ara Dr Bruce Russell said it was a “promising opportunity” and would look at developing a brief for his students. Head of the New Brighton Business and Landowners Association, Paul Lonsdale, has

met with Mr Manchester and is right behind the project. He said he will approach local business owners about using their empty shops for the project, with the Dowsons building a possible first candidate for the creative makeover. He said the city council’s transitional fund could be used as a source of funding and he would also be looking to involve local business. Coastal-Burwood Community Board member Tim Baker said while the idea sounded positive, shopowners would need to be proactive if any of the shopfronts were targeted by graffiti vandalism. •You can find out more by visiting the Brighternewbrighton facebook page

„„ By Sarla Donovan PEAK HOUR congestion on Travis Rd is creating danger for turning traffic. The Burwood East Residents’ Association says access lanes for vehicles turning from Travis Rd onto Parnwell St and Travis County Dr are backing up with cars, making it dangerous for road users. In a letter to the CoastalBurwood Community Board, the association said the original plans for the access lanes were consulted on in 2007, before the new Burwood Hospital and Prestons Rd housing area existed. Association secretary Gae Johns said in the letter that the transition zone for turning traffic was inadequate for the volume of traffic needing to use it. “The speed and congestion of vehicles using this stretch of road also makes it near impossible for pedestrians to safely use the safety crossings between Bassett St and Burwood Rd.” Traffic volumes in the area are set to further increase with the building of the Eastern Sport and Recreation Centre and the new Avonside Girls and Shirley Boys’ high schools. The association has suggested a “no right turn” be introduced from Travis Rd on to Travis County Dr. It also wants a one-way exit road from St Paul’s Pl into Burwood Rd and an extension to the transition zone for vehicles turning into Parnwell St. •HAVE YOUR SAY: Do you think congestion on Travis Rd is creating danger for turning traffic and pedestrians? What should be done to solve the problem? Email sarla.donovan@ starmedia.kiwi

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„„ By Sarla Donovan A NEW garden in front of the Poppies over Gallipoli sculpture will incorporate stones from the Gallipoli Peninsula into a stylised poppy design. Work on the formal-style garden started last week and is expected to be finished this week. The sculpture on the corner of Anzac Dr and Travis Rd was restored and moved to higher ground in 2015 in time for the centenary commemorations of the Anzac landing at Gallipoli. At that time, shingle from the beaches of Gallipoli and Çanakkale was gifted by the people of Turkey for use in the garden around the memorial. Project manager for the Avon-Ōtākaro Mahinga Kai

NEW GARDEN: The Poppies over Gallipoli sculpture will have a new formal garden featuring stones gifted by the people of Turkey.

Exemplar, Kathryn Bates, said the group had been working to get the garden built for the past

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Builders under take the construction of the garden, making it more affordable by providing pro-bono labour,” she said. “They will be assisted by local community voluntary labour organised by the Avon-Ōtākaro Network.” Local brick will feature in the poppy-shaped design, along with native shrubs and boulders representing the Southern Alps and the Port Hills. The Coastal-Burwood Community Board granted $3000 towards the cost of materials for the garden. Avon-Ōtākaro Network hopes to have a formal opening with a barbecue and planting day in the Hulverstone Reserve on Anzac Day.

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South Brighton surf club requests consent to build new headquarters

MOST PEOPLE love going to the movies, right? Most of us have sat in the dark with our popcorn, laughing or crying at the flickering screen. But not everyone. Many children with sensory disorders, such as autism, find sitting in a darkened room with a bunch of strangers and loud noises a complete nightmare. For them, a family night out at the movies isn’t an option. To help give these children a positive experience of being at a cinema, The Champion Centre has partnered with The Palms Shopping Centre to hold a special movie screening of The Lego Batman Movie for children with sensory disorders. After a successful inaugural event last year, The Champion Centre director Susan FosterCohen said it was a chance for families to take their children to the movies in a non-judgemental situation.

„„ By Sarla Donovan THE SOUTH Brighton Surf Life Saving Club is a step closer to having a new clubhouse. The club will meet with the city council’s urban design panel this week to look at the designs for the new building and plans are expected to go to the city council for resource consent by the end of the month. After the 2011 earthquakes, the current building suffered significant damage and the club NEW DESIGN: An architect’s design for the proposed new decided to demolish and reSouth Brighton Surf Life Saving Club building. ​ build. It has occupied its present construction on the $2 million set, able to be used by residents’ site on the corner of Marine Pd clubhouse building should be associations, schools and a and Bridge St since 1929. under way by the end of next range of community groups.” Over the past 18 months, summer. The club has $500,000 The new building will seat 280 architect’s Sheppard and Rout in the bank and Mr Cox said he people. have been developing a new was confident it could raise the •An art auction will be design in consultation with a held at the clubhouse on working group of club members, remaining $1.5 million before construction starts. Saturday night to raise which includes engineer and He said the building would be funds for the new building. Christchurch Arts Centre boss more functional and allow for a Viewings of the artwork will Andre Lovatt, who is a life variety of users. be available from 5pm, with member. NEW LOCATION ADVERT.pdf 1 a 1/05/2014 “This will be community11:51:35 as- a.m. the auction at 7-11pm Club chairman Nigel Cox said

HIGH FIVE: Beccy Creswick with Laszlo Walker at The Champion Centre. Laszlo attended last year’s sensory movie screening.

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SURF NUT: Warren Hawke and Monty. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

You’ve just finished running your second New Brighton Duke Festival  of surfing – how did it go? It went pretty well, a lot more positives than negatives that’s for sure. We run about six different events and we’re still learning and adapting and changing things, but the surfing contest itself is possibly the biggest surfing event run in New Zealand with over 250 entries and that was run in three days which is an absolute record as far as contest management and judging goes. You’re  on the New Brighton Pier and Foreshore Society aren’t you? Yes, I’ve been a member for about three to four years. It backs the surfing festival along with the sponsors that we pull in. Without the backing of many other sponsors and support from the community board and different grants groups we certainly couldn’t run what we do.  Community groups can be hard work sometimes. Any frustrations? Not with the committee that we put together. The frustrating thing I suppose is the fact that it’s difficult to get information out there, to get the positives heard

about New Brighton because there are a lot of great things happening. We’re just one of many community groups. I think there’s been a survey showing there are more community groups in Brighton than anywhere else in the country, for the size of the population. There does seem to be an awful lot. Well, there are a lot of new families that have moved into the area post-earthquakes, a lot of people that value the beach life and really see the area for its positives in bringing up kids close to the beach. For that reason they’ve hopped into many different community groups and see the qualities of what it is like to live on this side of town. You’ve always lived there? I’ve always lived on the east, but we were in Rockinghorse Rd for 30 years and in the back of North Beach before that. I started surfing in 1966 and have had a stand-up paddleboard the last few years  –  moved to the darker side. But we’re on the beach every day with the dog and our kids live on this side of town. There’s only one place to live as far as I’m concerned.

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the positives of New Brighton Can you tell me a bit about your family? I met my wife Joy on a surfing trip to Westport when I was 16. She was visiting from Wellington. We’ve been married over 40 years now. She doesn’t surf though. She still finds it hard to tell me how big the surf is when she comes back from walking the dog. I’ve got a son and daughter, twins. Sophie lives about 500m away. She’s a teacher at Waitakiri School and does a bit of stand-up paddleboarding. My son Sam lives down the road from us, he’s a very good painter and artist. He does all the design work for the festival so we’re lucky to have him. He rides a Malibu board. What first attracted you to surfing? My brother started surfing the year before. I’d been a competitive swimmer and it was just one of those sports that really caught my imagination. It’s been my whole life really, apart from my career. You wore school jerseys with the sleeves cut off. Not very glamorous No, it was seen as a rebel-type sport and frowned upon and that was one of the things we liked about it; we could be within the mainstream but outside it as far as the sport that we followed.

SMOOTH OPERATOR: Warren Hawke rides a wave off Mangamaunu,Kaikoura, in 1970.

Now it’s becoming accepted more and more as a mainstream sport and something that families do together, which also has its pluses and minuses – the surf breaks get more and more crowded. Have you always lived in Christchurch? Yes, except for my first year teaching we spent in Westport and we went there for the mild winters and the good surf.

How long did you teach for? I taught for 20 years, mostly at schools in the eastern suburbs, South Brighton, Burwood, Belfast. Then I was a principal for 20 years, at Governor’s Bay School. People are surprised that I’d drive there but it was only 25 minutes from Brighton through the Lyttelton Tunnel. You wrote a book about your life as a surfer – NZSurf -

Captured by a Surf Lens. What made you want to write a book? I’ve been a surf photographer for 40 years and contributed to magazines around New Zealand and overseas, books and things like that and I really wanted to do something that was a reflection of me and what it was like in the 60s. Also the fact that I had control over what went in the book rather than an editor saying: ‘We

want this, this and this.’ I wanted to do that myself. It must be a great feeling to have produced something like that. Absolutely, the feedback has been amazing and it’s been reviewed internationally. It’s something I got a lot of pleasure out of and it’s still selling. I’m working on another one now so that gives me some more direction in life. It’s going to be called The Collection. It’ll be a series of surf shoots on particular breaks and about people who are involved in surfing, artists and people that have made surfing their way of life, young people getting in to surfing and coming through, as well as some of the top surfers in New Zealand. What’s the wildest thing you’ve photographed? Surfing-wise, probably a reef break down in the Catlins, off the back of a jet ski in heavy waves but being able to sit in a channel and shoot it quite safely. Really heavy waves, surfers getting bounced off the bottom, and 3m waves coming through. Sounds like it could be addictive. It is addictive, yes for sure, everything about surfing’s addictive, and therapeutic too.

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Hospital’s vegetable garden aids stroke recovery „„ By Sarla Donovan BURWOOD HOSPITAL now has a fresh source of healthy vegetables for patients recovering from severe strokes. Christchurch service organisation Kiwanas worked with local businesses and trainee carpenters from Ara Institute to construct four raised garden beds. Because the beds are raised, wheelchair-bound patients can still work in the gardens. The produce is used in a special

kitchen at the stroke ward, where patients learn to cook again with help from therapists. The Kiwanas maintained a vegetable garden at the old hospital site and wanted to replace it once the new hospital was built. They also provided four seed-propogators and a mini glasshouse. The gardens were opened at a recent function, where clinical director of the stroke ward, Dr John Maarsh, praised the club’s contribution.

GREEN FINGERS: Nick Atkins from Christchurch Kiwanis and Belinda Wilkinson, activities officer at Burwood Hospital, with one of the raised garden beds made for the hospital’s stroke ward.

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Winter sport begins for pupils Waitakiri School had its new entrants powhiri last week to welcome children and families. The five-year-olds will start their first classes next term. Head boy Ollie McCosh (above) spoke to parents and children at the powhiri.

Aranui Community Trust recently held a winter sports day for pupils from St James School and Haeata Community Campus. Hockey proved to be a popular choice for the pupils.

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AUCTION FOR SALE

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An affordable opportunity for buyers as these properties are few and far between. Two bedrooms, kitchen, dining, lounge, separate laundry and an internal access garage. There is a heat pump for heating and a designated off street parking space. Recently painted throughout this unit has a fresh, sunny aspect. A private courtyard and patio allow for outdoor living. Shona Pearce

For Sale: Offers Invited! View: Phone for viewing times.

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This adorable three bedroom home with a magical private back-yard and garage rumpus room, is a perfect first home property for the buyers ready to make the exciting step on to the property ladder! The owners are relocating closer to work, and need a sale as quickly as possible. Buyers will love the cosmetic work recently done on the property to provide a refreshed look to the home. M 027 413 0797 or 027 626 2824 P 03 385 0343

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This modern home is perfectly sized for first home buyers, young families or the down sizers who require ease of living and enough space to live in comfort. With well sized bedrooms plus extra conservatory space, open plan living areas, a private easycare outdoor area, full insulation, heat pump, and all located in a super convenient location only minutes away from The Palms. M 027 413 0797 or 027 626 2824 P 03 385 0343

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Renovators, Builders, DIY'ers! This property is calling out for those buyers that are searching for an opportunity to get stuck in and create real value. Roll up the sleeves and recreate the vision that this once beautifully loved Villa desperately deserves. With the Trust in debt, this uninsured as-iswhere-is property must be sold! Mitchell Roberts & Mana Tai

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Auction: Wednesday 19th April from 3.00pm Russley Golf Course (unless sold prior). View: Phone for viewing times.

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Sunny and private this home is secure and well located. A well fenced section for children or pets and low maintenance construction make this a very liveable first home or investment property. Three double bedrooms and a heat pump for winter. Handy to restaurants, shops, transport and the Mitre 10 Megastore. Bill Twiss

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Waimairi Beach 11 Evenwood Place

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With our owners decision to sell this home, buyers have an opportunity to purchase a property in a location often sought after. Situated in a quiet cul de sac, with quality homes around, this home is a stones throw from the beach and should appeal to most. From the large and light, formal entrance, to the park like gardens, you will find room to move for the family or entertainer. Shona Pearce

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New Family Direction - Must Be Sold! 29 Mokihi Gardens - Addington

5 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 2 Car Garage | Off Street Parking | Property ID: BF27878

This stylish brick home provides comfort and space for the modern family requiring a retreat from the busy world at large, whilst being extremely accessible to the city amenities. Due to a change in family circumstances, the property is too large for their needs and consequently must be sold. With five bedrooms, study and large open plan living areas plus second separate living area, the family can relax comfortably inside - and when outside, they will enjoy the huge timber deck and private established section which backs on to reserve land. A great 248m² home for the family wanting a convenient location, but still with a touch of the country. Sited on a 763m² section in a private neighbourhood, in close proximity to Spreydon School, Hillmorton Hospital, Canterbury Agriculture Park, Horncastle Arena and Addington Raceway and only 6kms from Christchurch CBD. For more information contact Mitchell Roberts 027 413 0797 or Mana Tai 027 626 2824. Harcourts Twiss-Keir Realty Ltd 03 385 0343. Licensed Agent REAA 2008.

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A more youthful appearance When it comes to dentures, Christchurch people have access to world-leading techniques and oral aesthetics right on their doorstep. At his Montreal St studio Lovebite, internationally-renowned dental technician Richard Greenlees creates beautiful bespoke dentures with small nuances in the fabrication, colour and shape and even slight imperfections to create a uniquely individual smile. Not only do Lovebite teeth look real, the whole structure and shape of the patient’s face is transformed with Richard’s top-ofthe-line dentures – something he calls his signature ‘denture lift’. “With appropriate facial support, the facial tissues are brought back into the correct position, the lips are reformed, and beauty is restored,” he says. It is the interior architecture of a Lovebite denture that helps to create a more youthful appearance by recovering the face and skeletal shape that can be lost after years of wearing dentures. As the smile is transformed, so is the patient’s confidence, and the way they feel about themselves. There is no need for

For more information or to book an appointment phone 379 1222 or call into the studio at 402 Montreal St.

These Lovebite dentures have been handcrafted by internationally-renowned dental technician Richard Greenlees to closely resemble natural teeth, resulting in a beautiful smile, tailored to the patient’s character and individuality.

dentures to look false. Richard takes a great deal of satisfaction in making bespoke dentures that look 100 percent real and natural, personally guiding his patients through the transformation process, to craft a smile that reflects their individuality and personality, and recreates their natural predenture smile. Richard’s vast experience includes 15 years running his own clinic in the prestigious Harley St, London, where he treated people from all walks of life, from barrow boys to the rich and famous, politicians, actors and musicians. His techniques are recognised as worldleading amongst his international peers and he is regularly asked to lecture and run courses worldwide. Miles Cone (DMD, MS, FACP, CDT), a prosthodontist from Oregon, US, said

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WARNING: A hot paint-stripping gun and dry wood is a dangerous combination.

Take care when stripping paint „„ By Mark Thomas – Fire Risk Management Officer ABOUT ONCE a year we get called to a house that has been set on fire with a paint stripping heat gun. Of course, houses that have paint of so many coats and thickness that they require a heat gun, are normally made of timber, generally many years old and dry as a bone. We had one of these fires on Tuesday in Jutland St, North New Brighton. Thankfully, this time the occupants of the house noticed the wisps of smoke and called the Fire Service nice and early. So that a garden hose and a thermal imaging camera check for hot spots were all that was needed. Sometimes the result is much worse. It pays to check for any gaps between weatherboards before starting. Birds or rodent nests in wall cavities are often responsible for fire development. Don’t burn your house down trying to improve it. Smoke was also seen seeping out of a house by neighbours in Skipton St, Mairehau, a week ago. This time it turned out to be muffins too long in the oven so it was a matter of clearing the smoke away for the attending crew. Sad for the St Albans watch that attended. They like muffins. Daylight saving ended on Sunday. If you haven’t already done it, take the time to replace the batteries in your smoke alarms.

What do you consider to be the main moderator of your health? Do you consider what you eat to be the number one influence on the way your body operates, or is it the amount and type of exercise? Maybe you feel that the way you handle or deal with the stress of modern life to be the major determinant in how well and healthy you are. It could be that you feel there is a more spiritual component at play or that your genes or family history determines your health. What about health literacy? Is there a correlation between your knowledge of your own body’s workings and how healthy you are? Health literacy is about having the ability to obtain, understand and process information and services related to health and to make appropriate health decisions based on this knowledge. All of these things play an important role in health and obviously some will have more of a role than others depending on the individual. How you understand and choose to deal with your health is a complex issue involving many influences. As a natural health practitioner I see my role as being

someone that can help other people to recognise the importance of these moderators, identifying the ones that are central to their health and to give them the tools and knowledge to make the choices they want to in order to achieve their health goals. I help people understand their health - explaining tests and diagnosis’s as well as researching treatments available to them. The most important approach to your health is one that is informed - we need to remember that we have choices and that it is our responsibility to question, research, explore all of the moderators involved in this aspect of our lives. No matter how you choose to deal with your health, if you are feeling uninformed, confused, frustrated, blasé or overwhelmed reach out to someone to help you feel more knowledgeable. I don’t believe there is one single approach to health (or to anything in life!), at times this is overwhelming especially if you are dealing with a chronic or life threatening issue. This is the time when you want someone to tell you the one thing that you can do that will turn things around. Unfortunately even in these

The Leisure Centre at McKenzie Lifestyle Village McKenzie Lifestyle Village is in the final stages of completion. There are still great sites available and we also have a number of affordable villas ready for immediate occupation. Our beautiful Leisure Centre was opened last year and the pools, gymnasium and library and lounge area are in use daily. Outside, the bowling green is very popular along with Petanque, Mini-golf and Table Bowls. By next summer the Croquet Lawn will also be available. The residents enjoy an enviable resort style lifestyle. It is also surprisingly affordable. A former Christchurch resident, Judith, says “We couldn’t have all this for what we are paying if we were still in Christchurch.” Another resident, David, says “my wife and I have never been so well off as we are now we moved to McKenzie Lifestyle Village.” There are fuller testimonials on the village homepage at mlv.co.nz.

Geraldine is a great little town with a very pleasant microclimate. There is plenty to do in and around the town with art galleries, theatre and cinema, interesting shops and boutiques, two museums and a wide range of good places to eat. For the more adventurous there are river and forest walks nearby, opportunities for biking and a choice of two local golf clubs. For more information you can talk to David Connolly about this on 0800 84 55 24.

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situations a multi-pronged approach is needed and that is where employing the guidance of a natural health practitioner can be of use. There are also times when a single approach has been exhausted and people are feeling like they have tried everything - often this is just a case of those people not being exposed to other choices and possible options. It is a great thing when you can facilitate a change that was previously unknown and get a positive result. Marshall’s Health & Natural Therapy, 110 Seaview Road, New Brighton, PH: 388-5757 or email: enquiry@marshallshealthshop.co.nz

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Marshall’s Health and Natural Therapy have two qualified medical herbalists and a team of highly trained natural health advisors all offering a vast array of knowledge and experience. We challenge ourselves to not only offer a great service, but to also go that step further in terms of getting to the heart of your health issues and to help initiate change that will improve your health in the long term. Our Herbalist Nadine Driver is available for private consultations, providing guidance and education on a one on one basis. We also have a fully stocked dispensary packed with high quality herbs and supplements! Come on in and have a chat and start to become more informed and educated about the options available to support good health and wellbeing.

• Private consultations - with a focus on individualised health plans that suit your specific needs and budget • Bach flower remedies and consultations • NZ Plant Rhythms remedies • Practitioner only supplements available on prescription or via consultation • Comprehensive range of dried herbs and liquid extracts, including NZ native herbs • Tailor made tonics, medicinal creams, ointments, gels and poultices • Comprehensive Functional testing including, hair & stool analysis, hormones, blood, thyroid etc. • Blood pressure checks

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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 now 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 We can help

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Support and Resources for Independent Living Can we help you or someone you support? Disability Information Service – a ‘one stop information service’ which offers unbiased advice to assist people navigate their way to organisations or services that can provide them with support or advice. Aspire Canterbury Shop – shop online or call in to our shop at 314 Worcester Street and view our range of easier living products We also hire out wheelchairs, ramps and walkers. walkers to purchase (FroM $230) or hire

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Mobile Service – Fun interactive presentations of our information, services and easier living equipment. We come to you! To book our presenter to speak to your group call Richard at numbers below or email mobileservices@ aspirecanterbury.org.nz Mobility scooter demonstrations available. Aspire Canterbury is a not-for-profit organisation providing services to the community since 1981 Physical Address: 314 Worcester Street Linwood Christchurch

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Pain management Living with pain can be the hardest part of living with arthritis. For some forms of arthritis, the cause of the pain is often not well understood. There are over 620,000 New Zealanders living with a diagnosis of arthritis. That’s one in six, but one in two is over 75 years of age. Arthritis-related pain causes significant difficulties for many people. They find that it impacts on their ability to conduct everyday activities and to live life as fully as possible. Sleeping at night becomes a challenge and for many they hide their pain from family and friends. It’s important that those with arthritis pain seek advice from their GP, pharmacist or an Arthritis Educator.

Pain management programmes, (such as those held by Arthritis New Zealand), tend to work well for older people. There is a focus on what you can do rather than what you cannot do. Pain may limit some of the things that you can do, but it doesn’t have to control your life. You can learn ways to manage your pain. You may have to try different self-management techniques until you find what works best for you. The key points of pain management will be explored at the Workshops on 19th and 20th April. It is important that you ask for help when you need it. There is a great deal of information on our website www. arthritis.org.nz or call our helpline 0800 663 463

Manage your arthritis Wednesday 19 April 9.30-11.30am Workshop Pain Management Avonhead Baptist Church 102 Avonhead Road, Christchurch Do you live with the pain of an arthritis condition like: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or one of the many other forms? If so, please come along to this workshop; learn more about how pain works, and options available for managing it.

Wednesday 19 April Group Information sessions 1-2pm: Osteoarthritis 2.15-3.15pm: Polymyalgia Rheumatica 3.30-4.30pm: Fibromyalgia

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Come along to one of our education sessions to learn more about these types of arthritis.

Thursday 20 April 9.30-11.30am Workshop Pain Management Oxford Terrace Baptist Church 288 Oxford Terrace (Access from Madras St)

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Do you live with the pain of an arthritis condition like: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or one of the many other forms? If so, please come along to this workshop; learn more about how pain works, and options available for managing it.

Please register: Contact Dave Cox, Arthritis NZ P 0800 663 463 E dave.cox@arthritis.org.nz


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Golden Health Care Time Honoured Remedy Golden Healthcare Group’s position at the forefront of Canterbury’s residential care services is cemented by a state-ofthe-art facility being developed at Lady Wigram Retirement Village. The concept is to provide hotel-style accommodation for those residents who enjoy being part of a vibrant, social community. The group has already completed 50 villas with an additional 17 to be completed by early 2017. Until the full project is finalised, one of the villas built during the first stage of construction has been converted to accommodate social events such as bowls, happy hours, high teas and television viewing of sports fixtures. Once the project is complete, it will comprise 101 villas, 73 apartments, and 100 care beds. The proposed facilities will include a rest home, hospital, and dementia facilities, and permanent amenities such as a community centre, Bowling Green, swimming and spa pools, a gym, a theatre, a library, and a hairdressing salon. The villas will be offered in a combination of two and three bedrooms whereas apartment residents will have a choice between one and two bedrooms. The Lady Wigram Retirement Village is a short stroll from The Landing, the central retail hub of the Wigram Skies subdivision, and only a short drive to Hornby Mall, the Hornby Working Men’s Club and the city. Lady Wigram Retirement Village is one of eight facilities operated by Golden Healthcare Group that offer a variety of residential care services. The large Christchurch-based group is a privately owned provider that strives to support every aspect of aged care. Rest home care is provided in the Golden Age Rest Home and Brookhaven Rest Home, both of which also encompass retirement villages. Brookhaven also has a dementia care unit along with the dedicated Camellia Court, Albarosa, and Somerfield rest homes. Furthermore, the Hoon Hay Rest Home is a dedicated dementia wing, but the Hoon Hay House on the same site specialises in mental health. Within the facilities, there are plenty of opportunities to create unique environments for differing requirements for residents. Nursing care is provided by registered nurses, regular scheduled medical appointments and on-call doctors ensure residents’ health is well monitored. An activities co-ordinator ensures residents will never be bored and they participate in programmed activities, games, sing-alongs

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Air Con Christchurch The facts about Tucker Electrical home ventilation We at Tucker Electrical offer true solutions with full visibility and quality products. Air Con Christchurch Tucker Electrical specialize in providing Heating, Ventilation and Solar solutions with Automation to save energy. As a sister company they provide the complete package with all warranties and an Air Con New Zealand $50,000 workmanship warranty, being agents for Mitsubishi Electrical, Fujitsu, Panasonic, Gree, Toshiba plus multiple supply options for solar solutions. Home Automation is fast becoming the normal control of energy and the Econnecx locally designed system is cost effective and can be used to control all aspects of your commercial or home premises from turning lights on/off to the control of the heat pump central heating systems, and of course the biggest saver, hot water, all from your phone via an app. Mitsubishi Hypercore is an ideal heat pump/ air conditioner for the South Island as it works at the nominal rating down to minus 15 degrees at full rated output (no other brand of heat pump does that), add to the performance in the cold the multi direction louvers and duct vane air louvers and advanced air filtration with the movement sensor, all these add up to the best performer in the range of all brands heat pumps and wifi control and you have an unbeatable solution.

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• We have re-scoped 50 properties who have been under paid for their repairs. • Have your initial repairs failed? • Did you receive your full entitlement? • Do not pay your excess until all repairs are completed. • General under payments are: Asbestos testing and exterior lead paint, peeling wallpaper, cracking in exterior plaster not repaired correctly.

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Wanted To Buy 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

Situations Vacant TELEPHONIST Required for appointment booking, can be done in own home, hours to suit, good rates, ph 027 2202256


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‘Famous for their roasts!’

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Start your day with us

RESTAURANT & CAFÉ

The Toner Sisters & Tom Sharplin are coming to town!

$10

Kid's SPECIAL Two courses

We are open from 6.30am

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

Cooked breakfasts

Seniors SPECIAL $ 20 Two courses

$18

Check out our extensive breakfast menu from Continental to Cooked

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

The

RACECOURSE HOTEL

& Motorlodge

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

www.racecoursehotel.co.nz

THE TONER Sisters were raised on country music, performing with mum and dad as e Toner Family. ey each eventually took their cra in other directions and each has had amazing musical careers. Long-time admirers of one another’s work, Lynne, Celine and Adrienne have �nally come full circle, together in a collaboration that both excites them and rejuvenates their love of country music. Together they perform songs that shaped their lives and brought them to where they are today. eir charming ‘onstage antics’, big voices, mesmerising harmonies and sisterly love will leave you feeling very much part of e Toner Family. Together, their list of achievements in Country Music is second to none. Collectively they were regulars on TVNZ’s ‘THAT’S COUNTRY’, have opened for Ricky Scaggs, Larry Gatlin & e

Gatlin Bros, Kenny Rogers, Ricky Scaggs, George Hamilton IV, Freddy Fender, Rod Stewart, Ronan Keaton and much more. Each has toured nationally & internationally and have now come full circle... Take a piece of them home with you in their brand new EP ‘Full Circle... e Acoustic Session’. eir ‘Special Guest’ is none other than NZ Rock n Roll Icon Mr Tom Sharplin. Tom created a rock 'n' roll revival in the 70’s when he recorded 5 singles and toured the country several times with the likes of Johnny Devlin, Maria Dallas, Nash Chase & Angela Ayres. e Toner Sisters with Tom Sharplin and 4 piece band perform at the Hornby Workingmens Club on Friday 21st April. Tickets $20 on sale now at the club office, phone 349 9026. 8pm start.

CAFE open from 11am TAB & Gaming Function Facilities

WHAT’S ON LIVE MUSIC WITH

COMING UP...

ROCKABELLA

VAGUE-AS BROS

7PM THIS SATURDAY in Whitfords Bar

7PM GOOD FRIDAY in Whitfords Bar

HOUSIE Tues, Thurs, Sat SHUTTLE Tues - Sat

Open 7 Days from 5.30pm

H

ORNBY

Lunch & Dinner All you can eat, 7 days

www.newbrightonclub.co.nz

FRIDAY 7 APRIL, 7PM

Note. Open for DINNER ONLY Good Friday & Easter Monday

JO’S KARAOKE

Bookings Essential

PH 386 0088

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

GREAT DINING - downstairs -

ClubBISTRO CAFE OPEN THROUGHOUT EASTER - NO SURCHARGE

ING

NOW

le availab from

9am

COFFEE HAPPY HOUR

Breakfast HAPPY HOUR 5PM - 7PM DAILY

$12 LUNCH

SPECIALS

2PM-4PM DAILY

CLUB

«WHAT'S ON«

EASTER - NO SURCHARGE

V SER

WORKINGMEN’S

$3.50

Offer available for a limited time and includes tea, hot chocolate

MON: ROAST MEAL TUE: FISH & CHIPS WED: FISH BURGER THU: ROAST MEAL SAT: FISH & CHIPS

AVAILABLE FROM 11.30AM-2PM FOR A LIMITED TIME

Live Music: Sima & Vaeio

6PM.FRI.7 APR PHONE 385 8880 FIND US ON FACEBOOK fb.com/GBCCHCH

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

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

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

Members Lucky Card Draw

TAB POD GAMING ROOM FUNCTION ROOMS SHUTTLE RUNNING

SATURDAY 8 APRIL 4.30PM

PIERVIEW

8PM

- upstairs -

Restaurant

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

FRIDAY SPECIAL:

SIRLOIN STEAK or CHICKEN BREAST WITH JACKET POTATO & SALAD BAR

$22!

SUNDAY SPECIAL:

3 courses $25

Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat

SUNDAY 30th April ALL YOU CAN EAT

BUFFET

$25 BOOK NOW!

PIERVIEW RESTAURANT

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

GREAT DINING

BARROSS

DRAMA QUEENS FRIDAY 7 APRIL, 8PM (UPSTAIRS)

IBO TITLE FIGHT

BOWYN ‘BOMAN’ MORGAN v GUNANR ‘THE STUNNA’ JACKSON plus top line corporate fights Door sales $40 or from Dashtickets

«COMING UP« FRIDAY 21 APRIL, 8PM

THE TONER SISTERS with special guests

NOW OPEN FOR

SUNDAY BRUNCH

By the Seaside! 10.30am-2pm

202 Marine Parade Ph 388-9416

Members, guests and affiliates welcome

TOM SHARPLIN & REMEDY COUNTRY & RnR

Tickets $20 at club office.

Hornby WMC, 17 Carmen Rd, Hornby. Phone 03 349 9026

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


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$ 99 kg

4

Fresh NZ Pork Shoulder Roast

$

(Excludes Free Range)

$

9

50

99 kg Chilean Red/Green Seedless Grapes

each

3

$

Mainland Mild/Colby/ Edam Cheese 1kg/ Tasty 700g

99 each

Whittaker’s Chocolate Block 250g

2

for

7

$ 00 Vogel’s Bread 720-750g (Excludes Gluten Free)

370

$

5

$ 00

each

each

Just Juice/Citrus Tree Juice/ Drink 2.4/2.8L

Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain/Special K/Sultana Bran/Coco Pops 500-730g

2

for

1699

$

pack

Speight’s Gold Medal Ale/Summit 12 x 330ml Bottles

3000

1199

$

$

each

(Excludes Pinot Noir/Syrah)

Easter Colouring

Competition

60 Queenspark Drive, Christchurch. Open 7am-11pm, 7 days.

FreshChoice.co.nz

Easter Colourin g Competition Prize Categories: Under 5 Years 5 – 8 Years 9 Years and over Each category winner will receive an “Easter Prize Pack” from FreshChoice. All entries to be handed in to your local FreshC Fresh hoice Superm arket by Sunday 9th April 2017. Winners will be notified Winn by Tuesday 11th April 2017. Entries maybe display ed in store from Monday 3rd April Mo to Monday 17th April 2017. Terms and conditi ons apply. See inst instore or go to FreshC hoice.co.nz to find out more. Child’s

Grab your entry

instore or online FreshChoice.co.nz/Easter

Name: ..............

Name: Age:

............................ ............................ Age Category:. ............................ y:......................... .... ............................ ............................ Name of Parent ..................... Paren or Legal

Guardian: .............. ............................ Phone: ............................. ..................... ............................ ............................ FreshChoice Store ............................ St ... Name: ............................ ............................ .........................

FreshChoiceNZ

383 1004

FreshChoice Parklands

Certain products may not be available in all stores. Savings are based on non-promotional price. Limits may apply. Prices apply from Tuesday 4th April to Sunday 9th April 2017, or while stocks last.

Owned and operated by locals

FCPP0404

FreshChoice Parklands

Huggies Nappy Pants 26-31 Pack/Bulk Pack Nappies 30-54 Pack

Wither Hills/Selaks Reserve 750ml


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