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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK THE GLOVES are off in Burwood – and the protagonists should really know better. They’re in their 60s and 80s. We report today on page 1 about a six-year battle over a fence at an over-60s complex. The verbals have been flying and, unfortunately, the dispute doesn’t seem like ending anytime soon. A lawyer and a traffic engineer have been brought in to try and get a resolution, but alas the battle rolls on. No disrespect to the parties involved, but at their age you think they would know better. My advice: Let the fence stay, shake hands and get on and enjoy life. On another combative note, three well known boxing people have received life memberships of the Canterbury Boxing Association. Tim Barry, Dion Murphy and Ross Stubley have been given the honour after great service to the sport in Canterbury. See page 38. - Barry Clarke

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Young Toby is off to Africa $13,000 raised for deaf 10-year-old „„ By Gabrielle Stuart TEN-YEAR-OLD Toby Matthews will get his trip to Africa and more, after the community rallied to raise more than $13,000 for him. He is deaf and has recently learned he is also going blind, because of an incurable genetic condition. His father, Logan Matthews, wanted to take Toby to Africa in May to help build a school for children in Zimbabwe, and see wild animals there before his vision goes. Since Toby’s story was published in The THANKS: Toby Matthews and his father, Logan, sign “I love you”. Star last week, he PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN said donations had poured in, raising when it got to 100 people who tunnelling. enough to pay for the trip and had given money, and he was Mr Matthews said they wanted leave more left over. like, what, there are 100 people to give Toby as many experiences He said the that want to help me?” Mr as possible while his vision family had been Matthews said. lasted, which could be years or blown away as Other offers had also arrived, just months. they watched including from builders and He said the extra money donations a firefighter who offered to let donated would allow the add up on the Toby visit for a day. family to do more with Toby, Givealittle Toby wanted to be a and they were planning things page over the firefighter, or a builder like his like a trip to Rainbow’s End weekend. dad, but the amount he can while in Auckland for “I told Toby do is limited as his vision is treatment.

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Neigbourhood disputes An English pensioner’s dispute with his neighbour over a concrete pillar ended in court after one clobbered the other with a bat. Peter Lane, 81, hit his neighbour Garry Prince, 57, with the bat across the back of the legs, and forearm in May outside their Dorset homes. Mr Prince responded by laughing. Mr Prince made a rude comment about Mr Lane’s wife Sally, prompting the attack. It came after a dispute over a 1.2m pillar between their driveways. Mr Prince said it was on his land, and wanted it removed. But a Civil Court judge disagreed. Mr Lane was given a conditional discharge and was ordered to pay £250 in court costs. A Tauranga pensioner who pitied sick and injured seagulls entered a war with his neighbours who said the birds were pooping on their washing. In 2013, George Shaw hand-fed up to 50

seagulls a day from the first-floor balcony of his home. But his neighbours went to the Tauranga City Council saying “acidic excrement” peppered their washing, cars, footpaths and roofs. A foul-mouthed pensioner and his neighbour got into a dispute over pot plants and a washing line. Derek Mitchell, 74, would rant and swear at his 68-yearold neighbour Catherine Wantling when she hung out her washing. He said the washing blocked the sunlight from getting to his three pot plants, that sat at the front of his Manchester property. The judge fined him £330. He was ordered to pay costs of £620 and an £85 victim surcharge.

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•From page 1 The fence borders a private access road used by residents including Mr and Mrs Hardy. The Hardys claim the fence extends from Mrs Clegg’s property onto land owned by all of the residents, restricting visibility and making it dangerous for road users, including ambulances. But the Hardys said the body corporate committee told them there wasn’t enough support amongst residents to call for the fence to be removed. That was in 2015, and now the Hardys have gone to National’s list MP for Christchurch East Jo Hayes for help. Mrs Hayes said yesterday: “I trust that this issue will resolve itself through a common sense approach from all parties.” Mrs Clegg told The Star she had tried to work with the Hardys to come up with a solution, including shifting and making changes to the fence last year. She said the Hardys had agreed to the alterations, but subsequently “reneged” and had began complaining again. Her life had been “made a misery” over the conflict and said the “Hardys could do what they liked.” The Hardys claim body corporate rules were broken over the

UPSET: Kathleen and Glyn Hardy have been fighting for years to have a fence removed.

fence, but Mrs Clegg says that is incorrect. Under the Unit Titles Act, owners must have written consent from the body corporate before changing any structures on common property. Committee chairman Paul Lyons told The Star instead of asking for the fence to be pulled down, it took advice of a traffic engineer to reduce the speed limit in the village from 20km/h to 15km/h. There are also plans to paint a white line on the road around the corner to ensure vehicles keep left. Mr Lyons said he thought it was unreasonable to ask for the fence to be removed. He would not say how much the legal advice and traffic engineer’s time had cost. “The body corporate has to

balance the needs of all owners in the village with the need to reduce risk as much as we can,” he said. He said the position of Mrs Clegg’s villa at the corner of the complex’s two access roadways meant there was a need to balance privacy for the resident with the need for visibility at the corner. “We feel we have done this under the guidance of an appropriately qualified expert.” Mr Lyons said if the Hardys were still unhappy, they could present another resolution at a body corporate meeting. But the Hardys say the issue is one of visibility, not speed and they want the fence gone. They say there have been numerous near-misses and the reduction in speed has not made any difference.


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„„ By Gabrielle Stuart THE former SAS soldier, killed while fighting the Port Hills fire, made a mayday call moments before his helicopter crashed. Steve Askin, a war hero, was killed in the crash while fighting fires near Sugar Loaf. The Star has learned Mr Askin called mayday twice during a transmission before the call ended abruptly. An investigation into the cause of the crash is under way, but the findings are not expected to be released for at least a year, unless an immediate safety problem is discovered. Mr Askin’s father, Paul Askin, said The Star’s information was correct but he was unable to discuss it. He said his son was an experienced pilot, so his biggest concern was any mechanical issues which could be a danger to other people. “We want any risk to be mitigated as quickly as possible in the interests of other people’s safety,” he said. Transport Accident Investigation Commission spokesman Roger Foley said an urgent

„„ By Bridget Rutherford AN ONLINE forum has been set up so photos and information about plants, trees and animals found on the fire-ravaged Port Hills can be shared for research. Landcare Research has set up the reporting site on Nature Watch NZ where the information can be shared. So far, photos of crickets, different trees, plant and grass species, and even a cat have been posted. The information would be used for post-fire research into what was surviving, re-sprouting, seeding or germinating, and what wildlife was colonising. City council Port Hills ranger Paul Devlin said, during February’s fires, which burnt 1645ha, a number of birds had been killed, including native wood pigeons. “The breeding population is not expected to be impacted and many flocks of wood pigeon are still flying,” he said. Birds would play an important part in the natural regeneration of burnt reserve land, as they carry seed. •The forum can be found at http://naturewatch.org.nz/ projects/port-hills-february2017-fire-ecology

HERO: Steve Askin left the SAS to spend more time with his family and become a helicopter pilot.

TRAGEDY: The crash site near Sugar Loaf.

recommendation would be made if any safety issues were discovered. The investigators were still inspecting the wreckage, and conducting interviews with people involved, he said. He would not discuss any aspects of the investigation. He would neither confirm nor deny a mayday call was made. Steve Askin was awarded a NZ Gallantry Star for his bravery in a five-hour shoot-out against the Taliban in Kabul in 2014, when

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Life experiences boost earthquake „„ By Jamie Morton PEOPLE WHO have been involved in major accidents, or who serve as their office’s designated first-aider, are more likely to be prepared to deal with a big natural disaster in the future. That’s according to a justpublished New Zealand study that investigated what spurs people to prepare for earthquakes, and how their life experiences might contributed to their motivation. Julia Becker “We know that having some experience of previous earthquakes can prompt people to get prepared, through having a better understanding of how they might be impacted in future,” said lead author Dr Julia Becker, of GNS Science and Massey University’s Joint Centre for Disaster Research. “Earthquakes also raise people’s concern and motivate their need to get prepared. We saw a flurry of preparedness activity in Wellington following the Kaikoura earthquake.”

SUPPORT: Researchers say people who haven’t experienced natural disasters, like the Christchurch Earthquake, have been motivated after speaking with friends and family who have. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

Yet, in spite of New Zealand being rocked by several large earthquakes in the past five years, many Kiwis still would not have experienced quakes. This posed the question: What else might prompt them to prepare? The study, based on a series of interviews with people around the country and published in

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preparation “The first earthquake happened on a Sunday when everyone was at home, while the second happened on a Friday afternoon when everyone was at work. “After the Friday earthquake people got stuck in the city among the chaos, and had difficulty travelling home. “In a survey after the earthquakes, we found people were more likely to develop a household emergency plan after the Friday earthquake, than the Sunday one, because of the terrible experiences they had getting home. “So context is everything, and you have to think about the

nature of people’s experiences in different earthquakes, how they might respond, and what we need to tell people to encourage and support preparedness.” Dr Becker felt the findings highlighted how planners could use people’s real-life experiences to get them better prepared – something that wasn’t a big focus with educational work with communities. “People’s life experiences are much more ‘real’ to them and they are more likely to pay attention when preparedness information is framed in a way that is ‘real’ and relevant to their situation.”

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How prepared are we for disaster? •According to a Statistics NZ survey – carried out after the biggest Canterbury quakes but before November’s 7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake – 22 per cent of New Zealanders believe they have the basic preparations necessary to get through. •Figures from the 2012 New Zealand General Social Survey show the proportion of people with basic preparations – a three-day supply of food and water, and a household emergency plan – was up from 17 per cent in 2010. •Not surprisingly, the region with the highest level of basic preparation was Canterbury - 40 per cent had basic preparations, up from 28 per cent in 2010. •Marlborough (36 per cent) and Hawke’s Bay (30 per cent) also had high proportions of people who were basically prepared. In Wellington, 29 per cent of people were prepared and about a quarter of people in the Bay of Plenty and Gisborne region had basic

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„„ By Georgia O’Connor-Harding A NEW bylaw targeting loitering could be brought into central Riccarton to address youth crime. The police are considering making a submission to the city council asking for a new bylaw to stop loitering around the Riccarton bus lounge. The idea was suggested by Constable Aaron Thorn at the Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board meeting last Tuesday and is supported by Senior Constable Ken Carter. It comes after youth gathering in the Riccarton bus lounge on the corner of Riccarton Rd and Division St have been causing problems. “It is something I would like to see go through because then it gives us powers to move them on,” Constable Thorn said.  Since opening in 2015, the Riccarton bus lounge has been a hot-spot for trouble-causing youth, which is affecting surrounding businesses.

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Parade’s future worsens „„ By Gabrielle Stuart A DECISION on whether to cancel this year’s Santa Parade could be made in a matter of weeks. The Christchurch Santa Parade Trust is set to run out of money to pay its bills next month. It has been in jeopardy since the city council cut funding for the event Anne Jamieson to $60,000 last year, down from $85,000 in 2015, forcing the trust to use money set aside for the coming year to cover the shortfall. Meetings between parade organisers and city council staff last month have so far not found a solution, as no grants will be available until July at the earliest. Trust chairwoman Anne Jamieson said it had enough to pay the bills until the end of May, but may need to call off this year’s parade if no help arrived. However, she would put that off as long as possible, she

said. “We haven’t set a date yet. We are applying for other community grants and hoping something will come through,” she said. The trust has also appealed to the public for donations, organising fundraisers and a Givealittle campaign in an effort to save the parade. It costs about $200,000 to run each parade, with the monthly expenses, such as insurance and rent of their float storage warehouse, adding up to about $15,000. Mayor Lianne Dalziel told The

Star in December she was looking at including funding in the Annual Plan. “We are not abandoning the Santa Parade and we will certainly make sure this popular Christchurch event doesn’t fall over,” she said at the time. But this week she said: “I remain committed to ensuring Christchurch has a Santa Parade, but I’m just one vote around the council table when it comes to adopting the Annual Plan.”

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Bottle shop licence declined „„ By Georgia O’Connor-Harding RESIDENTS AND businesses have won the battle to stop the opening of a controversial bottle shop next to a Work and Income building. A decision was made by the Christchurch District Licensing committee last week to decline the off-licence bottle shop application by P M Liquors Ltd for 76 Riccarton Rd. There were 11 objections and 15 signatories against the application. P M Liquors Ltd owner Lovepreet Minhas said he was disappointed by the outcome. He did not want to comment on whether he would appeal the decision until he had spoken to his lawyer. The application was declined after the committee found Mr Minhas was “not suitable” for holding an off-licence. The licensing committee heard Mr Minhas could be at risk of losing his manager’s certificate. The decision highlighted previous issues where the company had served a minor and sold alcohol to an intoxicated person.

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$800k to fight midge battle „„ By Sarla Donovan FIGHTING MIDGES at the Bromley wastewater ponds has cost ratepayers $800,000 over the past two years. But people living nearby say the problem is worse than ever. Midges breed in the ponds and they swarm light sources at dawn and dusk and settle on vegetation and surfaces such as windows and doors. Most of the money was spent last year, with $580,000 going into control programmes in 2016, more than double the usual spend. City council head of three waters and waste John Mackie said the extra money was a response to increasing complaints from residents and an unusually long summer. The city council has been working with a contractor to douse the ponds with a synthetic insect hormone, S-Methoprene, which caused a “significant reduction in midges leaving the ponds,” Mr Mackie said. Another treatment used in the past was stopped as it was “dan-

UNDER SEIGE: Shortland St resident Paul McKinley can’t have a barbecue at night because of the midges that descend on his house. Inset – A pile of midges collected off Janet Profit’s window

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Hornby centre debate – mega or not? „„ By Georgia O’Connor-Harding THE PUBLIC will get to know the financial consequences of their decision if they choose to make the new Hornby library, service centre and south-west pool a separate facility. It is estimated $2.5 million of capital expenditure plus $150,000 for operational expenditure, is expected to be saved each year if the facilities are co-located into a Hornby mega-facility. The Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board held a submissions meeting on Friday to make final changes before the public consultation document is released to the public. Public consultation is set to get under way later this month on the controversial facilities.  The draft consultation document said because separate facilities would cost more to build and run, the city council may not be able to provide as many services to the community. Community board chairman Mike Mora said he did not think the cost savings should be in the document. However, city councillor Vicki Buck argued people want to know the financial implications of their choice.


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Viewpoint Vision for future land use MARKING AN important step forward for Christchurch, I’ve approved the first phase of regeneration planning for the largest and most central of the city’s residential red zones. THis is first of future land use decisions for Christchurch’s Avon River Corridor red zone, and is an exciting moment in the regeneration of Christchurch as a whole. THe Crown owns more than 5400 properties in the area, and has spent over $1 billion purchasing homes on severely damaged land to allow people to move on with their lives after the earthquakes. THis is one of the most important Regeneration Plans that Regenerate Christchurch will be responsible for so it’s essential both the process and the product are robust. Regenerate Christchurch will develop a plan for the area of the residential red zone that stretches from the central city to Bexley, along the Avon River. The outline details the agency’s intent to involve the public and stakeholders throughout the process. They will also include a vision and spatial plan for the area as a

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providing an opportunity for the public to get together and talk about their overarching vision and desires for the future of the Otakaro Avon River Corridor. It’s a special place for many people and it’s important that the community is involved in its regeneration. The red zone covers a large geographical area meaning there can be a variety of future land uses. Now that demolitions are completed, land has been cleared and areas made safe, I encourage Cantabrians to explore the Avon River Corridor once again. As a city, we have a wonderful opportunity to create a lasting legacy in our corner of the world.   •Gerry Brownlee is Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration

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Readers respond to a multiagency group looking into altering the amber traffic signal by up to a second in a bid to curb the city’s red light-running problem David Marra – The ludicrous suggestion that tinkering with traffic light phases will stop obnoxious red light runners illustrates the nonsensical belief that technical fixes solve social, attitudinal and behavioural problems. Technical fixes are seductive because they avoid the fear and embarrassment over confronting good people about their bad behaviour. However unpalatable, attitudinal and behavioural change only happens when courageous people confront antisocial attitudes and behaviours. This was illustrated by the courageous and largely successful drink driving and speed campaigns. Amid the indignation and cries of dismay we have seen massive attitudinal and behavioural change. The only way to stop red light-runners is to monitor their behaviour, enforce the law vigorously and impose meaningful penalties while engaging in saturation social marketing campaigns that aims to make red light runners the social pariahs drunk drivers are today.

Gavin Yates – The suggestion simply won’t work as the limit will continue to be pushed. How about increasing the green light phase to more than five seconds as it is at some controlled intersections. This increases frustration levels as the first driver is either asleep, texting or too indecisive and invariably leads to them being the only car to make it through the change. What I do is drive through the intersection, do a U-turn back into the same intersection, as do others. Not ideal is it, but frustration can lead to silly decisions. Also a lot of Christchurch intersections have right turn arrows that aren’t used leading to right turn traffic spilling across into adjacent straight ahead lanes turning a dual carriage way into a single lane road.

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Neville Howarth – Playing with the length of amber lights just goes to highlight the idiots we have put in charge of our roads. If the police had the courage – instant loss of licence for 28 days – is the only way to go. But then, I guess we need a Government that really wants to make a change and there isn’t one. I challenge NZTA/police/ Government to look at the mess they have made of the streets and the new layout of city streets in Christchurch planned by city planners, it makes me wonder if any of them actually drive. They continue to waste taxpayer money. Education of the idiots they allow to drive would get better results. The timing on traffic lights throughout the country should be the same and consistent. A lot of it comes down to talking/texting and other distractions such as GPS screens in drivers’ eyesight. It just goes to prove how idiotic the police/NZTA and others have become.

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News Dream wedding for City2Surf heroine „„ By Gabrielle Stuart LEANNE CRAWFORD had to cancel her wedding three times because of a sickness which crippled her for two years. But her first thought once she made it back onto her feet was to help others, raising about $4300 through The Star City2Surf with Mike Pero Real Estate to help people get treatment. Now the charity she helped wants to give back to her – it’s helping to organise the wedding of her dreams. Ms Crawford, 30, first became sick in 2014, but it was not until last year that doctors diagnosed her complex mix of conditions: Parasites in her intestines, crohn’s disease and endometriosis. She could barely walk and was off work for months. She had to repeatedly postpone her wedding to her partner of eight years, Craig Corboy, because she kept ending up in hospital again. Diagnosis tools donated by the Canterbury Bowel and Liver Trust helped her doctors eventually find a treatment, and she said she wanted to give something back. She organised a group of

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about 60 people to take on the City2Surf with her last month to raise money for the trust. Trust general manager Margaret Fitzgerald said volunteers at the trust wanted to do something for her in return. “She is all the time trying to help other people, so we think she deserves something back,” she said. They are organising a group of volunteers to give Ms Crawford a “really beautiful” wedding in December.

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Council cautious about prioritising electric cars „„ By Bridget Rutherford THE CITY council will get the power to allow electric vehicles to drive in special lanes – but it will proceed “cautiously” before making any decisions. The Ministry of Transport is passing legislation that would allow local road authorities to decide whether electric vehicles could use special lanes including transit, high occupancy vehicle, priority bypass, and bus lanes. It is being done as an incentive to get more people driving them to reduce the country’s carbon emissions. The legislation changes are expected to be made on July 1. But the city council says it would have wide-reaching implications. Acting head of transport Lynette Ellis said the city council would look to proceed “cautiously, collaboratively and tactfully” before any commitment was made. Ms Ellis said although it would be a good incentive, there would be trade-offs that needed to be carefully considered, such as its bus priority scheme.

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Supporting vulnerable is his mission Matthew Mark has spent three years creating a supportive environment for families with children in hospital. Now he wants to cast the net wider as city missioner. Bridget Rutherford spoke to him about his new role, racing the Coast to Coast and helping youths do it too So you’ve just taken over the role of city missioner – what was it that led you to that? I guess probably about three and a half to four years ago I was sitting in the corporate world. I just got to a place where I needed to do something different, and something where I could make a difference in the community. The opportunity came up to join the team at Ronald McDonald House South Island and I thought that was a really great opportunity to come into a place where you are serving people in the community who are feeling vulnerable in circumstances that are outside of their control. And I could use my corporate skills there. My time at Ronald McDonald House has been absolutely fantastic, but when I was made aware of Michael Gorman’s resignation, it ignited a different passion within me where you look at those vulnerable people in the Christchurch community. That need is growing significantly. How long have you been in the role now? I’m just over one week in. It’s been absolutely fantastic. The team of staff and volunteers are so passionate. Everyone is here for the right reasons and wants to make a difference. It felt so natural. The team and even our clients are so warm and welcoming, it just felt right. What do you hope to achieve in the new role? I think one thing that has be-

ACTION: Matthew Mark (left) training with students as part of the Coast to Coast Rangers programme.

NEW ROLE: Matthew Mark has just taken on the role of city missioner, after three years at Ronald McDonald House South Island. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

come evident is the community doesn’t necessarily understand the depth of what is offered by the City Mission. There’s the opportunity to share those touch points we have in the community. We also want to share that we can only do this because we are supported by the local community. So to get that message out there and the need that’s there, coupled with the opportunity for others to support us. Did you have much to do with the City Mission before you took up the role? From a supportive perspective, we donated both practically and financially. How long were you Ronald McDonald House South Island chief executive? I was there for three years. I guess if you look at what my values are, they are family and community. The opportunity that arose with Ronald McDonald House is one about supporting families when their world has been turned upside-down and the rug’s been ripped out from beneath their feet. It’s a

massive leveller to be able to go in and create an environment that’s safe and secure so they can focus on their child – that was very much in my heart. Will you miss that work, or are there similarities between that and being at the City Mission? I think there are a lot of similarities. The work of the City Mission is not necessarily about children in hospital. But it’s about families, and providing an environment where you’re caring for, and creating a sense of community with them as well. The next step is showing people as a whole, irrespective of where they come from, that we treat every single person with dignity, compassion and respect. What did you learn from your time at Ronald McDonald House? I guess you go on a journey of actually understanding, working through different situations and understanding where people come from. When you sit down and hear their stories, you can sense the emotion and anguish,

and it starts to connect with you. And hearing their stories of how the environment and support helped them during that tough time, it resonates with your own heartbeat. Is it an emotional place to be, seeing families going through what they are going through? People might think it’s a sad place, even when they’re going through the toughest times, there’s an amazing resilience there. That strength of character – it’s a privilege to be able to watch that. You get to be that tower of strength in the middle of their tough moment and be there for them. That’s no different to the Christchurch City Mission. We’ve got people going through challenging situations. And you could argue that some of it may be the result of situations or circumstances that they choose to do differently, or it could be generational stuff – it could be a whole raft of different reasons. But the reality is they are in that situation, so how do we provide an environment that makes them feel valued and provide a safer and more positive place for them. What were you doing before Ronald McDonald House? I was in banking and finance. I had a couple of small businesses and also property developing. And when you’re not working, what do you like to do in your spare time? I absolutely love the outdoors. I’m a keen runner, cyclist, and am into adventure racing and multi-sport racing. We mentor youths who wouldn’t normally have the opportunity to be part of multi-sport. So I’m part of the Coast to Coast Rangers programme. But outside of work my world revolves around my family, and being in the outdoors in this amazing environment.

Do you still compete in adventure races? I’m too old and haggard now (laughs). Now I do it for pure fun, it’s more just about the journey and environment and helping some of our young people experience it. I’ve done the Coast to Coast a couple of times, I’ve ticked that off well and truly. Are there any races that you are particularly proud of? In the individual Coast to Coast I managed a seventh so I’m reasonably proud of that. I’ve sat on the podium for multisport day events a few times as well. Did you grow up in Christchurch? I grew up in Masterton. I did my schooling through there and worked in Auckland for a short time and then moved to Christchurch purposefully to raise our family. How many kids do you have? I have four children. My eldest is 25, Daniel, and he’s a builder. Then our second, Dominic, is a signwriter. Our daughter Mikaela is 22, and is in England working as a nanny and enjoying a bit of travel. And my youngest son, Jaramey, is in his last year at Christchurch Boys’ High School. And do they have a love for endurance racing too? No, but they are my number one cheer squad. And what about your wife, is she part of the cheer squad as well? She’s the number one cheer squad (laughs). Sheila is a pastoral care worker at our church. How did you two meet? We met at school, we were high school sweethearts. I spent my last year of high school in Auckland and we met there. We’ll be married for 28 years this year.


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If you are looking to sow a new lawn, do it now while the soil temperatures are still warm, which will aid in germination. Fingers crossed autumn rains will be on the forecast to keep the ground moist. Prepare the area by removing all weeds, sticks, stones and any other debris, rake in lawn fertiliser then sprinkle on the lawn seed. Water carefully, aiming not to allow puddles to form anywhere, and try to keep the kids and pets off the area for a month or so. The seed should germinate within a fortnight, or earlier if you use a premium seed blend.

something rather special to the garden. Over the next couple of months, rather than looking down on your garden let your eyes wander upwards and appreciate what’s going on above your head.

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Pumpkins: take the tips out of tendrils now, to force the plant to put more energy into developing its fruit. It is wise, this month, to give the plants a good soaking of water once a week. Broad beans: Anzac Day is the time gardeners aim to sow broad bean seeds. The seeds are large enough to gently push into the soil, about 3cm deep, with 1015cm between each plant. Brussels sprouts: may need staking (a bamboo stake is enough), as the stems can become top heavy, and blow about in the wind. The lower leaves can be removed to allow more light and air movement in around the base of the plant.

Save seeds of poppies and other summer flowers now.

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The sense of self-satisfaction of collecting and saving your own seed is immense, especially when you see those tiny seeds you saved germinating and growing next season. It’s easy to do; simply pick mature flower heads, tie the stalks together and place them upside down in a paper bag and allow them to dry for a few weeks. Over time the seeds will fall out into the bottom of the bag. Clearly label them and store them ready for sowing next season. Flowers like sweet peas, poppies, dianthus, calendula, Queen Anne’s lace, larkspur and nasturtiums are good ones to try. Easy vegetables to save seeds from are lettuce, carrots, beans, pumpkin, peas and sweet corn.

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Take a wander around the garden and look out for any flower seedlings that have germinated over the season, as these can be transplanted into new spots. Lady’s mantle, scabious, Astrantia sp. and Aquilegia sp. readily self-seed as do hellebores and snowdrops. Now is the best time to lift and move them before winter sets in. Give any extras away to friends or donate them to the local school or community garden.

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A hoe offers a quick and easy method of control, especially in the vegetable garden where plants may be in rows. Hand weeding works, too. Aim to pull the entire plant and root out of the ground. Thick layers of mulch will also prevent weeds from establishing and sprays are a good option, especially on paths and driveways.

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Even though we are only in the second month of autumn, it is wise to make the most of the warmer soil temperatures and plant out seedlings ready for a riot of colour over the coldest months. Rip out any tired-looking bedding plant displays;

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Get your broccoli planted „„ By Henri Ham IT’S JUST under two months until winter is officially here. Which means if you haven’t got your winter vegetables in the ground yet, you need to get moving. Plant them while the soil is still warm and they’ll get the start they need. Plant them when the soil is already cool and you might be eating them in spring. Now you need to choose what to grow. I’m a big fan of broccoli during winter, and not just the regular variety. I like to plant your run-of-the-mill romanesco broccoli but also broccoflower and italian broccoli. Broccoflower is a hybrid between cauliflower and broccoli and has a milder and slightly sweeter taste than cauliflower. It has small cauli-shaped heads and is lime green. Italian precoce broccoli forms highly decorative light green clusters of heads that resemble sea coral. The unusual tip of each spear is conical rather than round but the taste is true broccoli at its very best. Mixed vege bundles are great if you’re feeding a small household or like to stagger your planting. Each bundle has a couple of each variety of plant, rather than lots of the same variety. Once you’ve got your seedlings you need to find somewhere to plant them. Because broccoli is from the brassica species, it’s important you grow them somewhere you haven’t planted any other brassicas (like cauliflower, kale, brussels sprouts etc) recently. This will prevent your plants getting club root – a disease which stops the heads on your brassicas developing fully. Next I recommend adding some lime to the soil prior to planting. This will also help prevent club root. Then plant each seedling around 35cm apart. This will ensure the seedlings have room to expand and grow. Because broccoli can take a long time

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Theatre/Arts

Pet rats star in curious mystery tale „„ By Georgia O’Connor-Harding IT IS not uncommon to squirm when you think of rats. Commonly stereotyped for being infested with disease, destroying everything in their path and having long, unnerving hairless tails – Tim Earl was originally wary of the rodents. But that was before he starred in a show where the unsung creatures finally get to have their moment in the spotlight. Beloved pet rats Rata and Tui have been taking turns to star alongside Earl, 23, in his role as an autistic teenager in The Court Theatre’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Rata and Tui are alternatively playing the role of Toby, the treasured pet rat of character Christopher Boone, played by Earl. It is not the first time the Rolleston resident has played the role after he first performed with the Auckland Theatre Company last year. After discovering rats are “inquisitive”, “friendly” and even “cute”, Earl was delighted to have the opportunity to work with

them for a second time. The rat chosen for the role on the night will appear on the stage in a cage before Earl shows it off to the audience. Unsurprisingly, the rat’s appearances on stage gain mixed reactions from audience members. Owner of the rats, Arina Riley-Biddle, 16, said it is hilarious to watch some audience members hide behind their hands

until either Rata or Tui are taken off the stage. After offering her rats for the show, she now has the role of entertaining, feeding and caring for them backstage. Riley-Biddle, of Sydenham, said there has been the odd performance where the rats will get an energetic “awww” from audiences made up of teenagers. The two rats even managed to successfully win over the hearts of some of their more “wary” fellow cast members. “In a bit of time everyone sees they are really friendly and I think everyone loves them,” Earl said.

However, the grey rat, Rata, appears to enjoy the spotlight more. “When we used Tui, first-off she wouldn’t come out of the cage. Then, when Earl got her out of the cage, she would kind of jump off him,” RileyBiddle said. She describes both rats as friendly, curious and smart. “The grey one always escapes

the cage and you find her out in the cupboard sniffing around . . . the black one loves to lick people, that is their way of showing their love,” she said. Having always had a love of all kinds of animals, the Christchurch Rudolf Steiner School student is interested in working with police dogs as a career. •The Curious Incident of the Dog in the NightTime will run at The Court Theatre through to April 22. To book tickets, go to https://courttheatre.org.nz

TREASURED RATS: Tim Earl with rats Tui and Rata and their owner Arina RileyBiddle. Earl and the rats star in The Court Theatre’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

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Sport In Brief RUGBY SERVANT DIES Darfield rugby has lost one of its most loyal stalwarts. Craig Miller, 52, died of a suspected heart attack while marking out the lines on the Darfield club’s main field on Friday. He was club captain at Darfield and a member of the Ellesmere sub-union’s management board. Over more than 20 years, he held several positions at the club, including president. HORNETS V PANTHERS The second round of the Canterbury rugby league premiership will see rivals, the Halswell Hornets and Hornby Panthers, meet at Branston Park on Saturday. The two sides have met in a number of memorable encounters, including 11 grandfinals, two of which were in 2012 and 2013. Both were decided in golden point extra-time. The game will start at 2.45pm.

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FLYING: Chris McLean has hopes of a podium finish in the NZRC 2WD class at the Otago Rally this weekend. PHOTO: EUAN CAMERON ​

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While McLean is new to the championship, Brennan has had several years in the NZRC and has won the 2WD title twice, navigating for Christchurch’s Hamish Anderson. “Sarah brings really valuable experience,” said McLean. “She knows what she’s doing calling pace notes, but also how all the procedures work. Having been to these events before means Sarah will be a huge help in my NZRC rookie year.” The 2005 Ford Fiesta McLean now owns has a big history. The car launched the career of 2015 NZRC champion Ben Hunt, who drove it in 2009 as part of a scholarship. The Otago Rally begins on Saturday and finishes on Sunday. The event is expected to be one of the biggest in its history with more than 130 entries.

Canterbury women aim to defend inter-centre bowls title on home greens „„ By Gordon Findlater THE CANTERBURY women’s team will defend their national inter-centre title on home soil. Eight Christchurch bowling clubs will host the three-day competition starting tomorrow. More than 20 provincial teams

will descend upon Burnside, Papanui, Fendalton, Centre, Halswell, Belfast, Hornby and Parklands clubs for the tournament. “It’s great to have a national competition held across so many local clubs. The smaller clubs in particular are really excited,”

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Tyson will defend the title won by last year’s side (pictured) in Wellington. The men’s team is made up of Barry Williams, Paddy Stewart, Matt Bassett, Phil Austin, Aaron Spillane, Brett Satterthwaite and Shaun Osbourne. Sunday’s play-offs will be at the Burnside club.

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Warriors line-up unchanged for Eels match AN UNCHANGED 21-man squad has been named for the Warriors encounter with the Parramatta Eels at Mt Smart Stadium on Sunday. The Warriors are set to use the same combination which closed out a thrilling battle against the Gold Coast Titans 28-22 to register the second win of their 2017 campaign. Second rower Bodene Thompson has been named in the

second row after playing only the first half against the Titans. Warriors head coach Stephen Kearney brought James Gavet off the bench to start last weekend but he has again listed Charlie Gubb as veteran prop Jacob Lillyman’s starting front row partner. The extended bench comprises the same eight players selected last week. Kearney reiterated he was pleased with the manner in which the players performed

in the second half against the Titans – especially the forwards – after some concerns in a first half which saw the Warriors fall 12-22 behind. He said the second half provided the kind of template the Warriors had been working on in the preseason and the opening rounds of the competition. With a completion rate of 18 from 21 sets (86 per cent), the Warriors were able to dominate

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Smith, Squire set to return from injury for Highlanders „„ By Steve Hepburn ALL BLACKS Ben Smith and Liam Squire are back training this week and are expected to line up for the Highlanders on Saturday night. Smith missed last Friday night’s trouncing of the Rebels at Forsyth Barr Stadium because of a hamstring strain he picked up the day before at training. Highlanders assistant coach Mark Hammett said Smith had

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Phil & Holly Jones Ph 03-382-2230 Step inside this recently completed new build (late ’15) for the ideal kiwi living. You will find a beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with stylish open plan living, kitchen & dining area complimented with ranchsliders to a large deck & garden. Master suite contains walk in robe, complete with adjoining ensuite with ranchsliders to deck. LED lighting, 2 heatpumps, low maintenance garden. 574sqm land area, 164sqm floor area. New Brighton Area. Offers over GV $485,000 | Ph: 022 014 7783 TM Listing: 1269011909 Open Home: Sunday 9th April, 2pm to 2.30pm

Phil 027 435 7711 Holly 027 222 0220 phil.jones@raywhite.com

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Giving thought to the kitchen design The kitchen is one of the busiest parts of the home therefore giving thought to its function and purpose makes sense. To some extent, kitchens design themselves given where they sit in the overall house plan and taking account of features desired. It may lie to one side or be central to the living area and many are now sited a little away from windows and natural light. The kitchen is often a gathering place where people will mingle at a party, so a spacious island is an asset. Large islands are also great as a family eating place, for reading the newspaper and a workspace where children can complete homework, draw or play with mum or dad watching on and helping them with schoolwork while preparing a meal. Popular are galley kitchens with standalone stoves or cooktops located opposite island sinks. Overseas island cooktops have appeared with ceiling-hung range hoods, and any hood should be larger than or at least equal to the width of the cooktop. Latest kitchen fashions show brass, bronze or gold fittings and colours blending with the monochromatic, and black or white appliances are back in fashion. Stainless steel is also in use as cupboard and drawer facia, while wood cabinetry is creeping back. Glass and tiles splashbacks are still popular, the latter more detailed and even a mosaic, making them a feature. Have these sealed to assist cleaning and prevent stained grouting. Wall-hung or free-standing furniture style cabinetry and sometimes less high

cupboards have appeared abroad, and more kitchen pantries have open shelving instead of cupboards, with cookbooks and preserves on display though not such a good idea for keeping breakables safe. Large kitchens and walk-in pantries are almost standard in high-end larger homes. A dark pantry is great for storing food, especially fruit and vegetables and hiding the mess. Some people include a sink for washing dishes, baking or preparing food. In doing so, weigh up the reason for having a pantry to avoid it just becoming a second kitchen that is separated from the family and results in inefficient work flow where appliances like the cooktop and dishwasher, and storage of crockery or cooking utensils are in the kitchen itself. With so many new and innovative kitchen trends and features, it is easy to be swept away yet what do you need your kitchen to do and what would you really like? Setting a budget and thinking about practicality may result in a more serviceable work area with better flow and utilisation of key components like the sink, cooktop and particular storage areas.

The Reasons to list your Property with me: I have many years experience selling Real Estate in NZ, USA & Europe! I’m different, I think out of the box, I use unique techniques!

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Before you sign off2and head down the2building Land Size: 3120m Floor Area: 303m approx track give a thought to this property. Before you sign off and head down the building Family friendly and welcoming neighbourhood, track give a thought to this property. community support from the local primary • school, Family friendly andthe welcoming neighbourhood, along with close proximity to communitysports support from the local primary Mandeville grounds. school, along with the close proximity to • Sited on a secure 3120m2 section with space for Mandeville sports grounds. everything including sheds. • Sited on a secure 3120m2 section with space for • Phone for flexible viewing times or schedule open everything including sheds. days. Deadline 14 April (unless sold prior). • Phone for flexible viewing times or schedule open days. Deadline Roberts 14 April (unless sold prior). Sue & Gemma Licensed Agent REAA 2008.

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Centre of Eternal Spirit This Sunday 7pm St Johns Hall 51 Hilton Street. Address: Linda & Marie Clairvoyant: Linda & Marie Contact: Heather (03) 981 0303

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SYDENHAM CHRISTIAN SPIRITUAL CHURCH Building Supplies

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Community Events ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, If you want to have a drink that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Phone 0800 229-6757 BUDDHIST RECOVERY CHRISTCHURCH. Studying the 12 step recovery programme from a Buddhist perspective. Weekly open meeting starting 21st April. www.opendhamma.org. nz buddhist recovery christchurch@gmail.com

For Sale

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HEATER Kent gas, been fully serviced with papers, comes with gas bottle $80 ono ph 03 354 0477

ADDINGTON. 87 Harman St, Saturday7.30am to 1pm. Factory sell out!Great for crafts people. Leather,card,material off cuts.Photo albums,large sheets of coloured paper & card.Will take offers on all stock.Also some tools & machinery. ********* PARKLANDS 41A Donnington St, Sat & Sun 8am starts. Large assortment of h/.hold items REDWOOD 8 Pyatt Place, off Lowry Ave, Saturday 8.30 start ********* SPREYDON 12A Sumner St, Sat 8am - 1pm, something for everyone ************* WOOLSTON St Johns Church Ferry Road, Saturday 8th April from 9am to 12 noon, white elephant, baking, crafts, morning tea, bouncy castle & more, on wet or fine ********* WOOLSTON 18 Hopkins St, Sat 8am -1pm, wet or fine, childrens toys, shoes, handbags, spa pool 3 person cnr model, pony float, odds & sods, something for everyone

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Sunday 7pm Address: Amana Clairvoyance: Amana Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Healing & Clairvoyance All Welcome

Catering Public Notices

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Fishing & Hunting

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Ph: 379 0178 for our brochure or email office@undertaker.co.nz

TREE & HEDGE SERVICES • Trees removed • Trees pruned • Storm damage • Hedges trimmed • Free quotes

Ph Justin 021 221 4344

Gardening & Supplies A GARDEN PROFESSIONAL NEEDED? Qualified Horticulturist, offering expert pruning, garden makeovers, garden design and landscaping, for free quotes call Bryce 027 6888196 or 0508 242-733 PETE’S GARDENING SERVICE Gardening, rubbish removal, cleanups, expert pruning, hedge trimming, tree cutting, good rates, no job too big or too small, half the price of a franchise, ph 027 551 4118 www. petesgardeningservices. co.nz

Handy Person Services Tired of that dripping tap? Brassed off with those sticking doors and windows? Sick of looking at that broken gate & fence? Help is at hand! Ph John on 021 149 0986 for an obligation free quote to ease your mind.

Health & Beauty THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE. Exp female,very relaxing. Phone 022 6384980

Celebrant WEDDINGS, Civil Union Ceremonies, Renewal of Vows, Naming Ceremonies, Funerals and Unveilings - Jenni Gibson Ph/Fax 324-8332, 021 723-089. www. celebrantservices.net.nz


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Trusted Tradesmen & Professionals accountant

Accounting services • Bookkeeping • GST • PAYE • Tax Returns • Management Advice available

quotes given

PHone PAul

355-2636 BUILDING Building & roofing log fire inSTAllATionS • Bricklaying & Blocklaying (30 yrs experience)

logfires

• log fire installation & maintenance • chimney cleaning • standard logfire installations $600 + gsT + permit + parts if applicable • My scaffolding no charge

fencing

• Brick, block, timber or any combination

roofing repairs

• concrete tile, metal chip tile, corrugated iron

landscape Builds

• retaining walls, decks, BBQs, planter boxes

Jim Gardner Trade Services Member NZ Home Heating Association

Ph 03 343 4044 or 0274 375 619 Email teamgardner@xtra.co.nz

Driveways

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ADVERTISING Advertise your business into over 103,000 ChristChurCh homes with us & build your sAles & profits! its as simple as one phone call and we will do the rest for you.

Phone: 379 – 1100

Travlon Coachlines

and speak with Kerry or vicky.

Travlon Travlon Coachlines Coachlines

School Run to some private schools ex Selwyn/Halswell area “Wide range of coaches and ofbuses for “Wide range coaches and buses School Run to some for Charter&& Tour” Tour” Charter private schools exwww.travlon.co.nz Selwyn/Halswell area | Phone: 03 325 www.travlon.co.nz 2959 Email: info@travlon.co.nz “Wide range of coaches Phone: 03 325 2959 and buses for Email: info@travlon.co.nz Charter & Tour” DRIVEWAYS

Things we offer... Competitive/affordable pricing Attention to detail Professional service free quotes/insurance scopes

Cell 0278 145 848 www.drivecrete.co.nz

FOOTCARE

furniture removals

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Price $30 Allow 45 mins Home Visits available by appointment Therapist – Amanda (30 years experience)

Ph. 942-6036 for an appointment HOURS ARE FLEXIBLE

Enjoy outdoor living all year round

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• House, deck, carport & window canopy etc • Warm & dry in winter • UV protection for summer • Customised & Tailored • Café curtains fitted Grant Stewart • 5 year warranty Chris Thorndycroft

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New Homes Renovations Alterations Re-roofing Re-cladding to older buildings Family owned & operated E info@webuildltd.co.nz Antony Wright 021 111 1703 John Wright 0274 343 323 AH 03 347 4347

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Driveways, paths, sheds, garages, site clearances We also deliver and spread landscaping supplies – topsoil, bark chip, shingle etc. For fast friendly service phone

Nick on 0274 324 124

Fully Licensed Restaurant and Bar.

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1 Wakefield Avenue Sumner, Christchurch Bookings are welcome | Ph: 326 7917

excavation

Excavations

• Experienced Forestry Contractor • 12.5T Digger • Tree Felling • Tree & Hedge Removal • Site Clearing & Cleanup • General Farm Work TIM CAMERON Mob: 027 827 7661 Email: cameroncontractors@outlook.com

Call Tim now for a free quote

GARAGE CARPET You’ll be amazed at what a multi-purpose room your garage becomes when you add carpet and it only costs around $35m2.

Senior Citizens Foot Care Treating hard thick nails, calluses and corns finishing with a foot massage

Builder

www.travlon.co.nz Exposed Aggregate Phone: 03 325 2959 Stamped Concrete Plain Email: info@travlon.co.nz Concrete Resurfacing

PH 0800 081- 400 • 980-1123 Mob 0274 325 457

25 Conway Street, Spreydon

ARCHGOLA

Ph 0508 272 446 | www.archgola.co.nz

CHARTER & TOUR

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CANTERBURY RELOCATIONS

• Driveways • Car Parks • Site Cleaning • Demolition • Farm Tracks • Drain Cleaning • Stump & Hedge Removal • Ashpalt Concrete

• Tennis Courts & Swimming Pools • Chip Seal Driveways • Diggers – 2 Ton up to 20 Ton • Excavators • Bobcat & Drilling • For Posthole & Fence hole

Wide range oF TruckS

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For a Free Quote on your next project Phone Steve on 021 338 247 or 325 7922

GARDEN SUPPLIES

CHCH’S LARGEST SELECTION OF BARK • COMPOST • SHINGLES

insurance approved Furniture movers & Packers

christchurch local moves from: $95+gst per hour 7 day New ZealaNd wide PackiNg & moviNg service

Part of the Protecta Coatings Group

FUll ProFessioNal PackiNg service availaBle eXcelleNT service From FrieNdly ProFessioNal Team

We only use New Zealand made, 100% UV resistant specialised carpet. We also paint garage and workshop floors.

Ph. 0800 359 9313

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Call now 021 488 025

Remember... we are NOT in Parkhouse Road

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HOUSE

Why go to the Dump? Junkman comes to you!

• Water Heating • Fires • Gas Cooking • Supply - Install - Servicing

Craftsman Gas Services Ltd Free Quotes - 30+ years experience CRAFTSMAN GAS SERVICES LTD Steve Blackwell 0274 329 307 - 341 0923

CLEARING

Are you moving house? Let All Clear Canterbury take care of your unwanted items. You identify what you want to keep & we will dispose of the rest!!

Ph: 03 260 0934 or 021 078 4553

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Price Family Painters Ltd

n Spouting Cleaning n External Painting n Waterblasting Fences, Decks & Driveways

Call Jeff 021 0382 056 PLUMBER

Ph 381 7417 or 027 216 8946 www.facebook.com/kevinsteelpainters&decorators

Plumbing & Drainage PLUMBING Plumbing&&DRAINAGE Drainage

Interior/Exterior Wallpapering/Painting Gib Stopping Free Quotes EQC Opt Out Fletcher Accredited Project Management

Phone: Morton 021 667 444 Email: mortonprice@xtra.co.nz

Free Quotes

New SkyVac

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Freephone: 0508 426 269 ROOF REPAIRS Locally owned & operated with over 30 years experience. • Extensions & repair • Roof coating • Concrete & clay tiles • Butynol • Malthoid • Asbestos Certified • Coloursteel • Old iron • Guttering

Phone Dave 981 0278 or 021 223 4200 E: dave@beaumontroofing.co.nz

BEAUMONT ROOFING LTD

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MORGAN THOMAS PLUMBING & DRAINAGE LTD

No job big0223758506 or too small! Call too Morgan

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27 Birmingham Drive, Middleton 03 338 6280 | 021 541 323 pablospaints@xtra.co.nz www.pablospaintworks.co.nz

pc & phone repairs

• iPhones • Smart Phones • iPads • Tablets • Computers • Laptop Repairs, Parts and Accessories • Glass Screen Protectors • Phone Cases • Cables etc

109 Matipo St | 0800 222 691

REntal

RE-ROOFING

Local business for all MTPD plumbing and drainage

• Hot water cylinder repair/replacement • Leaky taps, blocked toilets • New housing • All plumbing alterations • Mains pressure hot water • Fire and wetback installation • Digger/tipper excavation and hire • Watermain replacement/repair • Free quotes • Certified craftsman plumber

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QUALITY ROOFING AT THE

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• Alterations & Hardware available • Laminated Kitchens no problem • ‘On Site’ finishing available • Over 20 years experience • Free Quotes with no obligation • All Joinery & Furniture repair & Spraycoatings

www.junkman.co.nz office@junkman.co.nz

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• Interior/Exterior • New Homes & Repaints • Quality workmanship assured • Correct preparation always undertaken • 20+ years experience • Earthquake repairs (Painting/Plastering/Wallpapering/Tiling)

Kitchen looking tired? Revitalize with new colour at a fraction of replacement cost

0800 586 5626

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For all rooF recoating & repairs.

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kitchen renovation

Items too big for the rubbish bin? Or too heavy for you to move?

Junkman comes to you & takes it away

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BEST PRICE AROUND Free Delivery and Installation Terms and conditions apply

NEED A FRIDGE • WASHER TV • FURNITURE ?

Protect your home with a new Colorsteel roof. Call for a friendly, FREE assessment and quote. • Roofing • Spouting and Downpipe • Safety rails • Licensed Building Practitioner

Call Mr Rental - 0800 111 313 Visit www.mrrental.co.nz 123 Blenheim Road, Riccarton Open Monday to Saturday

Email: Robinsonroofing99@gmail.com

TV AERIALS

VIDEO PRODUCTION

TV AERIAL SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY Household and Motorhomes. Supply and install TV aerials, satellite dishes, decoders (12/240v), TV Wall Mounts, extra outlets, TV, DVD, Portable satellite kits.

Ph 022 081 0928 or 0800 438 278 www.sattech.co.nz

Ph: 347 9045 or 021 165 1682

o business vide

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A video will bring your business alive & into your customers mind. Promote your services or business with a professionally created video with us • Corporate and Business video a speciality • Competitive rates • 25 years experience • Start to finished product • Professional quality guaranteed

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MALE Masseur, relax massage, waxing for men, 8am-8pm ph 027 723 5756 SENSUAL Hot Oil Massage Rural Location Anna 021 110-8790 U - RELAX MASSAGE Professional Massage evenings and weekends, therapeutic with hot stones, Swedish, deep tissue, ph 027 507 9862 non sexual

RE-ROOFING QUALITY ROOFING AT THE

BEST PRICE AROUND Protect your home with a new Colorsteel roof. Call for a friendly, FREE assessment and quote. • Roofing • Spouting and Downpipe • Safety rails • Licensed Building Practitioner

Personals JUST COUNTRY DATING Our social events will be in Christchurch on the 20th of April. All Ladies and Gents welcome, come and meet that special person. Limited spaces, bookings required. Phone 027 3909 189 NO TEXTS, NO DOOR SALES

Ph: 347 9045 or 021 165 1682

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PROFESSIONAL & QUALIFIED

PAINTING Plastering, Wallpapering Spray Painting

To Let HOMESITTERS reqd city & rural. Prefer ret./ not wking. Ph Lisa 03 359-2323 www. townandcountryhomesit. co.nz

Ph John 027 860 8106

PAINTING

Tours

ACE handyman services. Lawn mowing, painting, fence building and cleanups etc Phone 021-164-5567 or 03-960-8431

Trades & Services

Hokianga and Far North Departs 27th August 2017 8 days $1950.00 per person

Cairns Winter Break Departs 1st June 2017 12 nights $4,695 per person All tours include flights

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EXPERIENCED GARDENER (Kevin Garnett)

30 Years Christchurch Botanic Gardens. ALL landscape work done. Maintenance, pruning, tidy up, lawn work, landscape planning and planting etc.

Free Quotes Phone 348 3482

GARDEN CITY MOVERS (LTD) Christchurch Fragile Freight

Small Shift Specialists and Single Items info@gardencitymovers.co.nz

Plastering, Wallpapering Spray Painting

Ph John 027 860 8106

• Phone our local team 03 379 1100 • Email star.class@starmedia.kiwi

Ph 027 355 0090

PROFESSIONAL & QUALIFIED

Looking for an electrician?

tRAiLER SKiP HiRE • 2 or 5 cubic metre • Household Rubbish • Green Waste • Yard Clean ups • Load it yourself or hire us • Locally owned and operated

• Residential, Domestic & Commercial • Repairs, Maintenance • Fault finding • New housing • Competitive rates • Free quotes • Full & Partial Rewiring • Test & Tagging • Security Cameras • LED Lighting Upgrades

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Call 022 643 6450 Email admin@totalelectric.co.nz After Hours 347 3313

BEST BATHROOMS full renovation specialists, LBP, repairs & maintenance ph 03 3870770 or 027 245-5226

bin co

Ph: 383-0646 027 2131 733

Trades & Services

Call Reid Tours 0800 446 886 www.reidtours.com Trades & Services

EQC CASH SETTLEMENT We will re-scope your property to ensure you have been paid in full to cover all your repair costs. None of the properties that we have re-scoped so far has been paid the correct amount to repair their damage.

EXAMPLES

•Yaldhurst Road Initially $3,800 after our re-scope payment received $46,320 •Wairakei Road Initially $7,575 after our re-scope payment received $38,182 •Prossers Road Initially $19,827 after our re-scope payment received $60,273 •Kaplan Avenue Initially $859 after our re-scope payment received $34,931 •Liverton Crescent Initially $11,000 after our re-scope payment received $29,842 •Dalkeith Street Initially $5,000 after our re-scope payment received $8,945

• 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.

For re-scoping and all earthquake repairs including painting and redecorating. Enquire now Phone 021-667-444

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• Hot water cylinder repair/replacement • Leaky taps, blocked toilets • New housing • All plumbing alterations • Mains pressure hot water • Fire and wetback installation • Digger/tipper excavation and hire • Watermain replacement/repair • Free quotes • Certified craftsman plumber

10% prompT paymenT disCounT* same day serviCe* *conditions apply

Call/Text 027 245 5100

Freephone: 0508 426 269

Trades & Services

Blind Cleaning

Specialists Clean & repair of all styles of window blinds domestic & commercial. New blind sales.

0800 8899 99 www.blindcleaning.co.nz info@blindcleaning.co.nz

5 / 301a Blenheim Rd (Driveway next to Hubbers carpark)

BRICK & BLOCK new work, repairs, small jobs only, free quotes, ph Bruce 028 406 8226 BUILDER Exp in all aspects of building works, home renovations & extensions, property repairs. Free quote. Ph Stuart 0274 661058 BUILDER For all building work but specialist in bathroom renovations, 30 yrs experience, with service and integrity. Free Quotes. Ph Lachlan 383-1723 or 0274 367-067. BUILDER Qualified, licenced and insured, bathroom renovations, decks and fences, all building work, ph Josh 020 400 96143 www.jmhbuilders.co.nz CARPET & VInyL LAyIng Repairs, uplifting, relaying, restretching, E mail jflattery@xtra. co.nz, ph 0800 003 181 or 027 2407416 CARPEnTER All maintenance and alterations, fences, pergolas. Trade certified. No job too small. 35 yrs exp. Ph Lindsay 03 3235534 or 021 206 4245 CHIMnEy SWEEP Txt 027 669 4681 lve msge 359 6970 Nor West area only $50 CLEAnIng DOMESTIC HOUSE Cleaning, no house too big or small, ph Debbie 021 082 44586 CLEAnIng Home cleaning service. Fussy, thorough and reliable. Ph 325-3426 evenings or 021 046 2258 COnCRETE Decopave Ltd, Canterbury owned & operated for over 10 years, competitive rates, full excavation, coloured, exposed, stamped, call Paul 027 322 6119 COnCRETE IMPRESSIOnS LTD Call us for a free quote for all your driveway, path & patio needs Concrete and Asphalt. Excavation & placings, power washing service, acid wash & reseal and fencing. Please call Jason Fisher on 022 075 9310 COnCRETE DRIVEWAyS Pathways, patios, garden sheds, garages and house floors, foundations, Phone for free quote, Roy 0274 316 860, N & R Concrete.

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SALE AND SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL ACT 2012 SECTION 101 South Island Hotels Limited, (The Licensee, C/- Omega Hospitality, PO Box 39395, HOWICK, Auckland 2145), Private Company has made application to the District Licensing Committee in Christchurch for the issue of an On-Licence in respect of the premises situated at 8 Yaldhurst Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch known as Horse & Jockey. The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is: Tavern. The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is intended to be sold under the licence are: Monday to Sunday 8am to 2am the following day. The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Christchurch District Licensing Committee, Civic Offices, 53 Hereford Street, Christchurch. Any person who is entitled to object and wishes to object to the issue of the licence may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee at, PO Box 73049, Christchurch 8154. No objection to the issue of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 105(1) of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

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SALE AND SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL ACT 2012 SECTION 127 & 101

SALE AND SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL ACT 2012 SECTION 127 & 101

SALE AND SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL ACT 2012 SECTION 127 & 101

SALE AND SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL ACT 2012 SECTION 101

SALE AND SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL ACT 2012 SECTION 127 & 101

OPAWA LIQUOR CENTRE LIMITED, (THE LICENSEE, 15 Opawa Road, Christchurch 8023), has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Christchurch for the renewal of OFF-LICENCE RENEWAL in respect of the premises situated at 15 Opawa Road known as OPAWA LIQUOR CENTRE.

DELUXE CINEMAS LIMITED, (THE LICENSEE, PO Box 22255, Christchurch, Christchurch 8140), has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Christchurch for the renewal of ON-LICENCE RENEWAL in respect of the premises situated at 1/3 Garlands Road known as DELUXE CINEMAS.

POT STICKER LIMITED, (THE LICENSEE, PO Box 25147, Victoria Street, Christchurch 8144), has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Christchurch for the issue of ON-LICENCE NEW in respect of the premises situated at 123 Victoria Street known as SISTER KONG.

HOST GROUP INVESTMENT LIMITED, (LICENSEE, Host Restaurant, 106 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8041), has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Christchurch for the renewal of ON-LICENCE RENEWAL in respect of the premises situated at 106 Riccarton Road, Riccarton known as HOST. The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is: OFF-LICENCE TAVERN The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: MONDAY TO SUNDAY 8.00AM TO 2.00AM THE FOLLOWING DAY The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Christchurch District Licensing Committee, Civic Offices, 77 Hereford Street, Christchurch. Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee, PO Box 73049, Christchurch 8154. No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. This is the second publication of this notice. This notice was first published on 30 March 2017.

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This is the second publication of this notice. This notice was first published on 30 March 2017.

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The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is: OFF-LICENCE LIQUOR STORE

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is: ON-LICENCE THEATRE/CINEMA

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is: ON-LICENCE RESTAURANT CLASS 2

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: MONDAY TO SUNDAY 10.00AM TO 10.00PM

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is intended to be sold under the licence are: MONDAY TO SUNDAY 11.00AM TO 1.00AM THE FOLLOWING DAY

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Christchurch District Licensing Committee, Civic Offices, 77 Hereford Street, Christchurch.

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Christchurch District Licensing Committee, Civic Offices, 77 Hereford Street, Christchurch.

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Christchurch District Licensing Committee, 53 Hereford Street, Christchurch.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee, PO Box 73049, Christchurch 8154.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee, PO Box 73049, Christchurch 8154.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the issue of the licence may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee, PO Box 73049, Christchurch 8154.

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter of specified in section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

No objection to the issue of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 105(1) of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

This is the first publication of this notice.

This is the only publication of this notice.

This is the first publication of this notice.

SALE AND SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL ACT 2012 SECTION 127 & 101

SALE AND SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL ACT 2012 SECTION 101

SALE AND SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL ACT 2012

FERRYMEAD EVENTS LIMITED, (THE LICENSEE, 3 Pipiri Street, Pegasus 7612), has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Christchurch for the renewal of ON-LICENCE RENEWAL in respect of the premises situated at 50 Ferrymead Park Drive known as FERRYMEAD EVENTS CENTRE.

JYOTI FOOD LIMITED, (THE LICENSEE, Jyoti Food Limited, Own Masala, 1 Wakefield Avenue, Christchurch 8081), has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Christchurch for the issue of ON-LICENCE NEW in respect of the premises situated at 1 Wakefield Avenue known as OWN MASALA.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: MONDAY TO SUNDAY 10.00AM TO 11.00PM

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is: ON-LICENCE RESTAURANT CLASS 2. The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: MONDAY TO SUNDAY 8.00AM TO 11.00PM. The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Christchurch District Licensing Committee, 53 Hereford Street, Christchurch. Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the granting of the application may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the first publication of notice of the application, in the newspaper (being The Star), file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee, PO Box 73049, Christchurch 8154.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is: ON-LICENCE RESTAURANT CLASS 3 The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is intended to be sold under the licence are: MONDAY TO SUNDAY 11.00AM TO 10.00PM The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Christchurch District Licensing Committee, 53 Hereford Street, Christchurch. Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the issue of the licence may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee, PO Box 73049, Christchurch 8154.

SECTION 127 101 & 120 C D T HOLDINGS LIMITED, (THE LICENSEE, 103 Trafalgar Street, Christchurch 8014), has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Christchurch for the renewal & variation of ON-LICENCE in respect of the premises situated at 119 Farrington Avenue known as BISHOP BROTHERS PUBLIC HOUSE. The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is: ON-LICENCE TAVERN. The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are: CURRENT HOURS: MONDAY TO SUNDAY 8.00AM TO 11.00PM. HOURS SOUGHT: MONDAY TO SUNDAY 8.00AM TO 1.00AM THE FOLLOWING DAY. The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Christchurch District Licensing Committee, 77 Hereford Street, Christchurch.

ADDINGTON RACEWAY LIMITED, (THE LICENSEE, PO Box 9036, Addington, Christchurch 8243), has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Christchurch for the renewal of ON-LICENCE RENEWAL in respect of the premises situated at 98 Wrights Road, Addington known as ADDINGTON EVENTS CENTRE. The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is: ON-LICENCE FUNCTION CENTRE. The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is intended to be sold under the licence are: MONDAY TO SUNDAY (OTHER THAN NEW ZEALAND TROTTING CUP DAY) 8.00AM TO 1.00AM THE FOLLOWING DAY. The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Christchurch District Licensing Committee, 77 Hereford Street, Christchurch. Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee, PO Box 73049, Christchurch 8154. No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. This is the second publication of this notice. This notice was first published on 30 March 2017.

SALE AND SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL ACT 2012 SECTION 101 BAR BAR BLACK SHEEP LIMITED, (THE LICENSEE, 8 Kaikainui Lane, Christchurch 8051), has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Christchurch for the issue of ON-LICENCE NEW in respect of the premises situated at 123 Victoria Street known as LOUIS/RED LIGHT DISTRICT. The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is: ON-LICENCE TAVERN. The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is intended to be sold under the licence are: MONDAY TO SUNDAY 11.00AM TO 3.00AM THE FOLLOWING DAY. The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Christchurch District Licensing Committee, 53 Hereford Street, Christchurch.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee, PO Box 73049, Christchurch 8154.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the issue of the licence may, not later than 15 working days after the date of the first publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with the Secretary of the District Licensing Committee, PO Box 73049, Christchurch 8154.

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

No objection to the issue of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 105(1) of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

No objection to the issue of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in section 105(1) of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

This is the first publication of this notice.

This is the first publication of this notice.

This is the first publication of this notice.

This is the first publication of this notice.


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CHOOOO CHOOOO !!!! The weekend of 8th& 9th April is Steam Scene’s Annual Steam Extravaganza at McLean’s Island Road. The day is full of working demonstrations where approx. 25 traction engines and steam vehicles will be involved in working displays of sawmilling, sheep shearing, road making, threshing, water pumping, blacksmithing and stone crushing. There will be a number of traction engines visiting Christchurch for the first time as well as the 2 Showman’s engines from the UK. They will return to the UK after this Event. A steam train will be taking people on free rides. The Steam Museum will be running its many stationary steam engines. The steam is generated from a large wood fired boiler and for family fun they can watch the huge model railway run. Food and drink stalls will be on hand for refreshments. Plenty of off road parking. Gates open 9 am with final demonstrations at 3 pm on both days. There is no working Eftpos on site and no dogs permitted. People can get up close to the machines and experience what it was like to operate such vehicles in the old days as well as the sounds and smell generated by them. A miniature train is running with rides costing $2. The major working displays are in covered areas and will be staggered throughout the day making it easy to see how big shiny driving rods and flywheels are linked together to turn steam into power.


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(FFF) 150 MILLIGRAMS (M) Sun 5:30PM (FFF) ONE MAN AND HIS COW (M) Sat 6:00PM (FFF) PENNY PINCHER (M) Sun 3:30PM (3D) BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (PG)• (FFF) THE ODYSSEY (PG) Sat 3:30PM thu 5:00PM Mon-tue 5:00PM A STREET CAT NAMED BOB (PG) Fri 3:30, 8:25PM Sat 6:40PM Mon 3:30, 8:25PM tue 10:00, 3:30PM Wed 10:00aM BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (PG)• thu 10:00, 11:00, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (PG)• thu 10:30, 1:30, 4:30, 7:30PM Fri 10:10, 1:00, 4:00, 12:40, 1:40, 2:30, 6:10, 8:15PM Fri 10:10, 12:50, 3:30, 6:10, 8:15, 8:50PM Sat 10:00, 12:50, 2:30, 7:00PM, 10:00PM Sat 10:00, 1:00, 4:00, 7:00PM, 3:30, 6:10, 8:10, 8:50PM Sun 10:00, 12:50, 3:30, 10:00PM Sun 10:00, 1:00, 4:00, 7:30PM 6:10, 8:10, 8:50PM Mon 10:10, 12:50, 1:30, 3:30, Mon-tue 10:30, 1:30, 4:30, 7:30PM 6:10, 8:15, 8:50PM tue 10:10, 12:20, 12:50, 3:30, THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (TBC) 6:10, 8:15, 8:50PM Wed 12:01, 9:40, 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30PM Wed 10:00, 12:40, 3:10, 6:00, 8:40PM GENERAL ADMISSION BOSS BABY (G) Sat-Sun 10:40, 1:00, 5:50PM BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (PG)• thu 12:30, 3:10, CHIPS (R16)• thu-Fri 10:40, 4:00, 7:00PM 6:00, 8:00PM, 9:00PM Fri 12:30, 3:10, 6:00PM, Sat 12:15, 9:00PM Sun 12:20, 9:00PM 9:00PM Sat 12:20, 1:50, 3:20, 4:40, 6:00PM, 9:00PM Mon 10:40, 4:00, 7:00PM tue 10:40, 4:00, 8:30PM Sun 12:20, 1:50, 3:10, 4:40, 6:10PM, 9:00PM Mon Wed 4:00, 8:55PM 12:30, 3:10, 6:00PM, 9:00PM tue 12:30, 3:10, 6:00, DANCE ACADEMY (PG) Fri 11:40, 2:00PM Sat 8:00PM, 9:00PM Wed 10:00, 12:40, 3:40, 6:00PM 10:00, 3:20PM Sun 10:10, 3:00PM BOSS BABY (G) GHOST IN THE SHELL (M)• thu 1:00, 4:20, 6:20, Sat-Sun 10:20, 12:40, 3:10, 6:50PM 9:15PM Fri 1:00, 4:20, 6:20, 9:10PM Sat 3:50, 6:30, CHIPS (R16) thu 1:20, 7:00PM Fri 1:20, 6:50PM 8:20PM Sun 3:20, 6:30, 8:35PM Mon 1:00, 4:20, Sat 1:10, 5:50PM Sun 10:40, 6:20PM 6:20, 9:10PM tue 1:00, 3:10, 6:20, 9:10PM Mon 1:20, 6:50PM tue 12:50, 5:50PM Wed 10:50aM Wed 1:20, 3:20, 6:20, 9:10PM DANCE ACADEMY (PG) Fri 4:20, 6:40PM Sat HIDDEN FIGURES (PG) 11:30, 7:20PM Sun 11:30, 1:10, 7:20PM thu 10:10aM Mon 10:50aM tue 10:10aM GHOST IN THE SHELL (M) KONG: SKULL ISLAND (M) thu-Fri 8:55PM Sat thu 10:40, 1:40, 4:15, 6:30, 9:10PM Fri 10:50, 1:40, 10:10, 8:55PM Sun 8:15PM Mon 8:45PM 4:10, 6:30, 8:30PM Sat 11:20, 4:20, 6:10, 8:50PM LIFE (R13) thu 1:10PM Fri 1:10, 6:40PM Sun 11:20, 4:20, 9:00PM Mon 10:20, 1:40, 4:10, Sun 6:20PM Mon 1:10, 6:30PM 9:10PM tue 10:10, 1:40, 4:10, 6:40, 9:10PM tue 12:20, 9:00PM Wed 1:10PM Wed 1:10, 3:50, 6:10, 9:10PM LION (PG) thu-Fri 5:50PM Mon 10:20, 5:50PM tue HIDDEN FIGURES (PG) 5:50PM Wed 10:05, 5:20PM thu 2:20PM Fri 1:30PM Mon-tue 2:00PM LOGAN (R16) thu 9:10PM KONG: SKULL ISLAND (M) POWER RANGERS (M) thu 11:10, 8:10PM Fri 11:10, 9:20PM thu 12:50PM Fri 10:10, 12:50PM Sat-Sun 9:30PM Mon 11:10, 8:10PM tue 11:10aM Sat 12:40PM Sun 10:40aM LIFE (R13) thu 9:20PM Fri 8:50PM Sat 9:15PM Mon-tue 12:50PM Wed 12:35PM Sun 9:20PM Mon 9:15PM tue 9:20PM Wed 9:15PM SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE (G)• LION (PG) thu-Fri 10:00aM Mon-tue 10:00aM thu-Fri 10:50, 3:40PM LOGAN (R16) thu 11:30, 5:20PM Fri 10:30, 5:20PM Sat 11:15, 1:20PM Sun 10:20, 1:20PM Mon 10:50, 5:20PM tue 10:50aM Wed 1:00PM Mon 10:50, 3:40PM NAAM SHABANA (TBC) tue 10:20, 3:20PMWed 3:40PM Fri 9:10PM Sun 8:30PM tue 8:10PM THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (TBC)• POWER RANGERS (M) thu-Fri 3:50PM Sat 10:30, Wed 10:20, 12:10, 3:00, 6:00, 8:10, 9:00PM 8:10PM Mon 3:50PM tue 3:30PM THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (PG)• SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE (G)• thu 11:00, 1:10, thu 10:00, 12:20, 3:20, 6:00, 8:50PM 3:20PM Fri 11:00, 1:15, 3:20PM Fri 10:00, 12:40, 3:00, 6:00, 9:00PM Sat-Sun 10:10, 2:00, 3:30PM Mon 11:00, 1:10, Sat 10:10, 12:30, 3:00, 6:00, 8:00PM 3:20PM tue 11:00, 1:15, 3:20PM Wed 4:00PM Sun 10:10, 12:30, 3:20, 6:00, 8:00PM THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (TBC)• Wed 10:30, Mon 10:00, 12:40, 3:00, 6:00, 9:00PM 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, 4:30, 5:30, 7:30, 8:30, 10:30PM tue 10:00, 12:40, 3:00, 6:00, 8:55PM THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (PG)• thu 10:20, 1:00, Wed 10:30, 12:50, 3:10, 5:50PM 3:40, 6:20, 8:40PM Fri 10:40, 1:10, 3:40, 6:20, PRAMS AT THE PIX - TICKETS ONLY $9 8:40PM Sat 10:50, 1:20, 3:40, 6:20, 8:40PM Sun 10:50, 1:20, 3:40, 6:00, 8:40PM Mon 10:20, 1:00, SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE (G)• 3:40, 6:30, 8:40PM tue 10:20, 1:00, 3:40, 6:20, Wed 11:00aM 8:40PM Wed 10:20, 12:50, 3:20, 6:40, 8:40PM PRAMS AT THE PIX - TICKETS ONLY $9 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST PG – VIOLENCE. GHOST IN SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE (G)• Wed 11:00aM

G SUITABLE FOR GENERAL AUDIENCES. PG PARENTAL GUIDANCE RECOMMENDED FOR YOUNGER VIEWERS. M SUITABLE FOR MATURE AUDIENCES 16 YEARS OF AGE AND OVER. E SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED FOR ALL (R) RATED MOVIES LIFE (R13) CHIPS R16) LOGAN (R16) • NO COMPLIMENTARIES SESSION TIMES ARE CORRECT AT TIME OF PRINTING

THE SHELL M. - SCIENCE FICTION THEMES, VIOLENCE & CONTENT THAT MAY DISTURB. HIDDEN FIGURES PG - COARSE LANGUAGE. KONG: SKULL LIFE R13 – VIOLENCE, HORROR SCENES & OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE. LION PG. LOGAN R16 - GRAPHIC VIOLENCE, OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE & CRUELTY. POWER RANGERS M – VIOLENCE. . BOSS BABY G. CHIPS R16 VIOLENCE, OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE & SEXUAL MATERIAL. SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE G. THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE PG - VIOLENCE. A STREET CAT NAMED BOB PG - COARSE LANGUAGE AND DRUG REFERENCES. LIFE R13 - VIOLENCE, HORROR SCENES & OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE. KONG SKULL ISLAND M - VIOLENCE AND OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE. DANCE ACADEMY PG. NAAM SHABANA TBC. 150 MILLIGRAMS M. ONE MAN AND HIS COW M. PENNY PINCHER M. THE ODYSSEY PG. GHOST IN THE SHELL M - SCIENCE FICTION, VIOLENCE AND CONTENT THAT MAY DISTURB.

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FANCY 'a side' of ocean view with your brekkie? Well it's available on the menu at the Pierview Restaurant. Located upstairs in the New Brighton Club, the Pierview Restaurant has always been a popular destination for dining and private functions. Offering uninterrupted views of beach, pier and coastline, the view is a stunning accompaniment to any occasion. Warmer weekends in Canterbury have seen an increase in people enjoying the beach side and to add to the seaside attraction the Pierview is now open Sundays from 10.30am to 2pm for brunch. Offering all the expected scrumptious breakfast/brunch delights, the menu also caters to children. Apart from Sunday Brunch the Pierview is open from 5.30pm Friday to Sunday serving quality, yet very affordable, a la carte dining. The last Sunday of the month has

turned into a tradition with the Pierview’s ‘all you can eat’ Buffet. Priced at just $25 per person, tables fill fast on buffet nights, so bookings are essential. And on all the other Sundays, there’s a choice of the regular dinner menu, blackboard specials, or take advantage of the great value $25 set three course Sunday special. Mother’s Day is approaching Sunday 14th May - so be sure to book soon to secure your table on 388 9416. Downstairs the club's Tramshed Bistro is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday to Saturday with a great selection of meals, light meals, and snacks. As well as great dining, the New Brighton Club provides regular live music, big screen sport and rugby, gaming room, plus social and sporting sections. Enquiries to become a member are most welcome. New Brighton Club, 202 Marine Parade, Phone 388 9416.

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PIERVIEW Restaurant

WHAT’S ON TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

Open from 5.30pm FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Members Lucky Card Draw

Quality a la carte with a view! OPEN FOR SUNDAY BRUNCH By the Seaside! 10.30am-2pm

FRIDAY SPECIAL: SIRLOIN STEAK or CHICKEN BREAST WITH JACKET POTATO AND SALAD BAR $22!

EVERY SUNDAY Three course special $25

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

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

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CHRISTCHURCH CASINO: Friday 7pm - Lonesome Sue; 10.15pm - Shannon CooperGarland. Saturday 7pm Everlong; 10.15pm - Southfield. Sunday 5.30pm - Rusila. AIKMANS: Friday 7.30pm - XFiles duo. BARETTA: Friday 4pm - Live music; 7.30pm - Live music; 10.30pm - DJ. Saturday 9pm DJ Double Header. BECKS SOUTHERN ALEHOUSE: Saturday 9pm Riff Raff. BILL'S BAR: Thursday & Sunday 6pm - Mickey Rat Karaoke. BLACK HORSE: Saturday Luke Karaoke. BLUE SMOKE: Sunday 8pm The Way North (AU) & ‘South Island’ Tour with support Blair Parkes ‘Cardigan Bay’ & Ryan Fisherman, tickets $14+bf @UTR. Wednesday 8pm - Jon Toogood SOLD OUT (second show announced Thursday 13 April, tickets $42.50+bf @ aaaticketing.co.nz BROUGHAM: Friday 8pm Live music. Saturday 8pm Jenlin’s Karaoke. CARLTON: Thursday 9pm Summer Drive. Friday 10pm Smashbox. Saturday 10.30pm Flat City Brotherhood. Sunday 4pm - Quiz. Monday 5pm Marcel. Tuesday 6pm - Open Mic Night with Co-op. Wednesday 8.30pm D’Sendantz duo. CASA PUBLICA: Friday 9pm DJ Paul McKessar. Saturday 9pm - DJ Ash-S. CELTIC ARMS INN: Friday Micky Rat Karaoke. CHRISTCHURCH FOLK MUSIC CLUB, IRISH SOCIETY HALL: Sunday 7.30pm - The Kilmarnock Edition, members $10/Non $12. CLADDAGH IRISH PUB, FERRYMEAD: Thursday Open mic. Saturday - Live music. COASTERS TAVERN: Saturday 8.30pm - Hot Gossip. Sunday 5pm - Jazza. DARKROOM: Thursday Lakes & The Magic Band. Friday - Disparo (SYD). Saturday - Hawaiian Maiden. Wednesday - No Material Allowed. DUX CENTRAL: Friday 5pm Emerson; 9.30pm - Aleon. Saturday 2pm - Kitchen Collective; 9.30pm - Get Set. Sunday 2pm - Jazz Session. EMPIRE: Thursday 9pm - DJ. Friday 10pm - DJ. Saturday 10pm - DJ. Sunday 10pm - DJ. FINNEGANS PREBBLETON TAVERN: Friday 8pm - Live band... 5 Steps from Nowhere.

JON TOOGOOD @ BLUE SMOKE. Second show announced Thursday 13 April.

GARDEN BUFFET CAFE: Friday 6pm - Sima & Vaeio. HOHEPA: Saturday 7.30pm Duo Tapas feat. Owen Moriarty (classical guitar) & Rupa Maitra (violin), tickets on eventfinda. HORNBY WMC: Friday 7pm (downstairs) - Jo’s Karaoke; 8pm (upstairs) - Title Fight feat. Bowyn ‘Boman’ Morgan v Gunnar ‘The Stunna’ Jackson. Saturday 4.30pm - Barross; 8pm - Drama Queens. HORNCASTLE ARENA: Tickets @ticketek. ISAAC THEATRE ROYAL: Thursday & Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 2pm & 7.30pm Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Monday 7pm - Cosmic Shambles. Tickets @ticketek. JANES BAR: Wednesday Open Mic Night. Saturday Live music. Sunday - Live blues. MACKENZIES BAR: Friday Misftiz. Saturday - The Cassettes. MAK TAVERN: Friday 9pm Sign of the Firebird. Saturday 9pm - No Secrets. Sunday - The Elevators. MICKY FINNS: Thursday Live music. Friday - Live music. Saturday - Live music. Sunday Open Mic with Willie. Monday - Live music. Tuesday - Live music. Wednesday - Live music. OAK N FERRY, WOOLSTON: Friday - I Alone. Saturday - Sundown. PIERSIDE CAFE & BAR: Friday 9pm - DJ Chick. Saturday 9pm - N-didjah-nis. R.A.T (ROSE & THISTLE): Thursday 8pm - Karaoke with DJ Annalea. Friday 9.30pm Don’t Tell Mama. Saturday 9.30pm - DJ Annalea. RICHMOND WMC: Friday 7.30pm - Dateless n Desperate PopRockBand. Saturday 7pm Ian Mac. Sunday 3pm - Andy Page (aka Fleck). SANDRIDGE HOTEL: Thursday 8pm - DJ Chick Karaoke. Friday 8pm - 12 Gauge. Wednesday 7pm - Jam Session. ST ALBANS SHIRLEY CLUB: Friday 7pm Rockabella.

STOCKxCHANGE BAR, SHIRLEY: Friday 7pm - Hot Gossip. Saturday 7pm - Antix. SULLIVANS IRISH PUB: Thursday 7.30pm - Stephen McDaid. Friday 9.30pm - The Shameless Few. Saturday 9.30pm - HeadRush. Tuesday 7.30pm - Topia. Wednesday 7.30pm - Willie McArthur. TEMPS BAR: Friday 8.30pm No Secrets. Saturday 8.30pm Live music. Tuesday 7pm - Jam Session (gear provided). THAI CHEFS, SUKHU TIGER: Thursday to Wednesday 9pm - Resident DJ & Karaoke. THE BOG: Thursday 10pm Assembly Required. Friday 11pm - Flat City Brotherhood. Saturday 11pm - The Corks. Tuesday 7.30pm - Jammin’ with the Jamesons. Wednesday 7pm - Lindon Puffin. THE CRAIC IRISH BAR: Thursday - Fat Stallions. Friday - In the City. Saturday - Eddie Simon. Wednesday - Karaoke. THE CUBAN: Friday 8pm Live music. THE FITZ: Friday 9.30pm Wired. Saturday 9.30pm - Code Red. THE MILLER: Friday 9pm Decoy Duck. Saturday 9.30pm Old Skool. Wednesday 8pm Karaoke with Lance. THE WAVE BAR: Thursday 8.30pm - Karaoke. Friday 8.30pm - DJ. TREVINOS: Friday 9pm Reckless duo. TWISTED HOP: Friday 7.30pm - Guns on Sunday. WINNIES CITY: Friday Local. Saturday - Audiology presents Med School wEtherwood, Keeno & Royalston. WOOLSTON BRASS @ ORANGE STUDIOS: Thursday 6pm - Virtuoso Brass 2017 feat. Woolston Brass & Woolston Brass Concert Brass soloists & ensembles, free. WOOLSTON CLUB: Saturday 7pm - Rockabella. WUNDERBAR, LYTTELTON: Saturday 9pm Billy TK Senior, $10 entry. Tuesday 7pm - Open mic.


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COMMUNITY MARKET Thursday, 8.30am-1pm, 51 Pages Rd MT PLEASANT FARMERS’ MARKET Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm, McCormacks Bay Rd FRIDAY-SUNDAY TRANSTASMAN WHEELCHAIR RUGBY SERIES International wheelchair rugby is making its way back to Christchurch for the first time since 2009 and it’s a juicy transtasman rivalry. Our national wheelchair rugby team, the Wheel Blacks, take on world No 1 and recent Paralympic champions Australia in a five-test series this weekend. The first games tip off on Friday at 2.30pm and 7pm. Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre. Free entry SATURDAY, 9.30AM-2PM BUBS AND BEYOND AUTUMN MARKET Bumps, Bubs and Beyond is holding its autumn market this weekend. There will be 50 local small businesses on site with products and services for the little people in your lives. Free entry and a great day out for the family. There will be an ATM machine, coffee and food available. Get along and support local Canterbury mums. St Andrew’s College Old Gym, 347 Papanui Rd

SATURDAY, 10AM-2PM STALL IN THE HALL MARKET Christchurch South Intermediate School is hosting its annual community market in the school hall. Head down for a sausage sizzle and shop for some bargains. South Christchurch Intermediate School, 204 Selwyn St. Free entry SATURDAY, 10AM TAI TAPU RUN FESTIVAL The Hoka One One Tai Tapu Run Festival is Canterbury’s biggest little-run event. The festival will feature the premier 15km road race, 10km fun run and social walk, and the children’s 1km dash. The perfect lead-in six weeks out from the Christchurch Marathon means the premier 15km road race features some of the country’s top distance runners. Tai Tapu School SATURDAY, 10AM-2PM IMAGINATION STATION Imagination Station is bringing Lego to the Fendalton Library. The event aims to build confident, lifelong learners by providing accessible and inspiring Lego

to encourage creative play. Imagination Station is a notfor-profit activity with a whole lot of Lego. Gold coin donation recommended. Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd SATURDAY, 10AM-12.30PM UNDER-FIVES MARKET Come along to the under fiveyear-olds market. There will be a huge variety, with a mix of new and pre-owned clothing, toys, books and equipment for sale. Cash sales only. Go and get yourself a bargain. Cashmere Club, 88 Hunter Tce. Entry $2 SATURDAY NOON-4PM LOST AND FOUND MARKET For the first time, this market will bring its unique range of independent designers, arts and crafts to the Christchurch Arts Centre. The market will feature about 50 carefully curated stalls, including independent designers, handmade arts and crafts, a vintage emporium, live music and food and coffee. Great Hall and North Quad, The Christchurch Arts Centre

auction to raise funds for its popular ‘nippers’ programme. Work from a range of New Zealand artists will be on sale from sculptures, paintings and pottery to handcrafted jewellery, sketches, photography and more. A light supper will be provided, with viewings from 5pm. South Brighton Surf Life Saving Club, Marine Pde SATURDAY, 7.30-10PM LAF QUIZ NIGHT Join Joe Bennett for a riotous night of performance and questions. Book a table to enter a team of four to six people – only 25 tables available. Awesome cabaret acts introduce rounds of questions crafted by Joe Bennett and designed to challenge everyone. Doors, drinks and food will be available from 7pm. The quiz will raise funds for Sculpture on the Peninsula 2017, with Cholmondeley Children’s Centre the ultimate beneficiary. For more information, visit http://www.

SATURDAY 1.30-2.30PM ACCORDION CONCERT The Christchurch Accordion Orchestra will perform a free concert at the Linwood Library on Saturday. The group will deliver a concord of sounds from this beautiful folk instrument. The orchestra was formed in 1972 but nowadays it focuses on the joy of making music for fun and entertainment. Eastgate Mall SATURDAY 7-11PM ART AUCTION FUNDRAISER The South Brighton Surf Life Saving Club is hosting an art

The newest weekend party venue in town! Come and party with us at SUKHU TIGER entertainment at Thai Chef's Restaurant Resident DJ and Karaoke every night from 9pm Pool tables

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Secured level parking at the back of the restaurant through Bartlett Street.

LYTTELTON FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 10am-1pm, London St OPAWA FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 9am-noon, 275 Fifield Tce sculpturenz.co.nz/ Lyttelton Arts Factory, 34 Oxford St THURSDAY TO SATURDAY, 7.30-9.30PM THE CANTERBURY TALES When Geoffrey Chaucer first put pen to paper in 1397, he would never have dreamed that his work would be brought to life in a country he’d never heard of. Join Canterbury University’s dramasoc for a pilgrimage where nothing is sacred. Adapted by Lindsay Price and directed by Rheanna Walsh. Jack Mann Auditorium, Solway Ave, Ilam SUNDAY, 12.30-2.30PM FAERIE PICNIC (RAIN DATE) Everyone’s invited to the final faerie picnic of the summer. There will be games, a garden tour, free face-painting, giant bubbles, hulahoops and a faerie garden teacup competition. Rawhiti Domain, South Brighton. Free entry


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Welcome to our Autumn Activities Calendar. With lots to see and do, we hope you can join us! ‘Walking on Sunshine’ by

The NZ Young@Heart Chorus

Saturday, April 8th, 7pm! Syd Mannion Photography

Show Preview 1 - NZ Young@Heart Chorus

Friday 7th April - 11.30am / Open Home 11-1pm ‘Walking on Sunshine’ preview, light refreshments & Open Home. 104 Wharenui Rd, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch. Ph 03 348 2445 or email info@mayfairretirement.co.nz

Show Preview 2 - NZ Young@Heart Chorus

Friday 7th April - 2.30pm / Open Home 2-3.30pm ‘Walking on Sunshine’ preview, light refreshments & Open Home. 28 Ilam Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch Ph 03 348 5305 or email info@ilamretirement.co.nz

The Main Event - Arvida proudly presents ‘Walking on Sunshine’ by NZ Young@Heart Chorus Sat 8th April - 7pm at The Piano, 156 Armagh St, Christchurch. Tickets: www.iticket.co.nz Adults $30, Seniors $25, Children $15 Ph 03 974 3111 or www.nzyoungatheartchorus.org.nz

A wonderful night out for all - new soloists, costumes, songs, and all your old favourites! Easter Celebrations - Tuesday 11th April - 1-3pm

Why not pop in with your loved one or family this Tuesday for a wonderful afternoon in the garden. Enjoy tea, coffee, hot cross buns, and take home some yummy Easter eggs!

71 Middleton Rd, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch. Ph 03 348 4362 or email info@maples.co.nz

ANZAC Day Morning Tea - Tues 25 April - 10am

You’re all welcome to come along for a morning tea to commemorate ANZAC Day. We will be observing one-minute silence, honouring servicemen and women, past and present.

28 Ilam Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch Ph 03 348 5305 or email info@ilamretirement.co.nz If you need help getting to an event and home again, or you would like further information, please phone Jude on 021 227 1776

The attitude of living well.

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