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VETERANS: Brian Mannix (left) and Eddie Bassett with a Vietnam-era 105mm howitzer outside the Papanui RSA. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

Vietnam vets pay homage to fallen mates By Julia Evans ALMOST FIVE decades ago Eddie Bassett and Brian Mannix were fighting in the jungles of Vietnam. It was a conflict that claimed 39 New Zealanders, many of them their mates. These days, the two Vietnam veterans catch up at the Papanui RSA for a beer and talk about old times. On Anzac Day, Mr Mannix and Mr Bassett will proudly walk among surviving servicemen and women from other

conflicts. “On Anzac Day, I think of my grandparents. Both of my grandads were in World War 1 and I had uncles in World War 2. We think of all the guys, not just the old guys . . . even today’s wars,” Mr Mannix said. He now attends Anazc Day services with his grandchildren. Mr Bassett said it’s a very important day which all veterans look forward to. He said it’s a day to reflect on where his mates are. “All the guys get together, it’s

about the only time we do,” he said. They joke over a beer about how much faster modern artillery is. Mr Mannix was in the 161 Battery Artillery in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970. “The infantry walked everywhere. Well, we had more brains and went on the back of a truck,” he said. He can’t help giving fellow vets a bit of stick. Mr Bassett was part of the Victor 1 Company Infantry. He saw fights in Malaya and

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By Julia Evans THE PLAN for a controversial third lane on the Waimakariri Bridge will go to the New Zealand Transport Agency for approval in June. It will then go out for public consultation, and the PapanuiInnes Community Board said it will make its voice heard again. On April 7, the greater Christchurch urban development strategy implementation committee approved the lane on the condition that it was for high occupancy vehicles only. Board chairwoman Ali Jones and deputy chairwoman Emma Norrish made a deputation opposing the lane for fear it will add significant congestion. But Ms Norrish said the fact it would only be for high-occupancy vehicles has lightened the blow. “It’s making the best of a bad situation,” she said. However, the board is still concerned about the predicted increase in traffic. “Any extra traffic that is coming in from the north, and is going into the CBD, has to go to through the St Albans area,” Ms Norrish said.

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THERE’S NOTHING like sharing a few tales over a beer with your mates, and there’ll be plenty of that next Tuesday – Anzac Day. On page 1 today, reporter Julia Evans catches up with two Vietnam War veterans, mates from that entrenched conflict who share a beer regularly at the Papanui RSA. All wars are bad and the outcome is usually grim. Fighting in Vietnam would have been hell; similar to the Pacific during World War 2 where the enemy could be literally an arms length away hiding in the jungle, ready to strike. There was the heat, torrential rain, hand-to-hand fighting to the death, and taking fire at very short range. So think of the servicemen and women on Anzac Day. They certainly deserve a beer. - Barry Clarke

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Sex worker dispute could go to court By Andrew King THE DISPUTE over sex workers being able to solicit in a residential area could be tested in the courts, a Christchurch lawyer said. St Albans resident Matt Bonis, along with solicitor and Labour candidate for Christchurch Central Duncan Webb presented a slide show to the city council detailing the rubbish, abuse, complaints and threats they have received. Mr Webb said the dispute lies in the definition of “commercial activity” set out in the city council public places Duncan bylaw. Webb City council head of strategic policy Helen Beaumont said sex workers do not use the billboards and banners that are typical of Helen Beaumont other business enterprises. “The mere presence of a person on a street corner, even if the manner of their attire and behaviour suggest that they may be working, is insufficient evidence that a commercial activity

In Brief COMMUNITY WORKER The Bishopdale Community Trust has recently undergone a staff restructure. A new community development worker, Chris Coles, has been appointed. Mr Coles has a long history of working in the community sector, including in the United Kingdom with ex-prisoners and people with mental health issues. SATELLITE SCHOOL When Shirley Boys’ High School and Avonside Girls’ High School merge campuses at the QE II site, Ferndale School will join them. A smaller satellite version of the Merivale-based special education school will be set up on the campus set to open in 2019.

HAD ENOUGH: City council head of strategic policy Helen Beaumont said sex workers do not use the billboards and banners that are typical of other business enterprises so it is hard to prove it is a commercial activity.

is being advertised or carried out,” she said. But Mr Webb said they have got the definition “wrong” and the city council could enforce the bylaw. He said if it comes down to residents saying it is commercial activity, and the city council says it isn’t, then it will have to be tested in the courts. Mr Bonis said he has “no problem” paying for Mr Webb’s time to take it to court, or work with city council staff to find a

solution within the bylaw. “I’m hopeful the city councillors, on an individual level, will take a commonsense approach to this problem,” he said. A report is due on May 4 detailing if a new clause in the public places bylaw is needed or if section 13 of the current bylaw can be effectively enforced. Section 13 states: The city council may declare from time to time, that any public place, or specified part of a public place:

a) Has been set aside for special use or activity; or b) cannot be used for a particular use or activity. Ms Beaumont said the city council is looking at using section 13 to solve the sex worker problem in the residential area. “The city council has obtained legal advice on the ability to enforce this policy in relation to sex workers but there are significant enforcement difficulties,” she said.

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Organised by the Canterbury branch of the Malaya Veterans Association in conjunction with the Christchurch branch of the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) and Christchurch City Council. Mayor Lianne Dalziel will lay a wreath on behalf of the citizens of Christchurch.

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Merivale costume designer featuring at UK flower show AWARD-WINNING designs from Merivale costumier and artist Jenny Gillies will be one of the main attractions at a flower show in the United Kingdom. Ms Gillies has taken her Christchurch Connection exhibit to the Harrogate Spring Flower Show from Thursday to Sunday in Yorkshire. The exhibition will form a centrepiece within the show’s HortCouture theme, which also feature large-scale floral art displays paying tribute to Ralph Lauren, Chanel, Versace and Vivienne Westwood. “It’s an exciting opportunity not only to exhibit in Europe for the first time, but also to spread the word about our beautiful city and the rich culture visitors can expect to find when they visit us,” Ms Gillies said. Show director Nick Smith said he and his team were blown away by the stunning spectacle of Ms Gillies’ flower gowns. “They are a perfect fit for our spring HortCouture theme. We are looking forward to hearing the story of Jenny’s work and how the beautiful flowers and gardens of the city of

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SHOWING PACE: Latham KellyFoleni gets on the outside of his man. TEAM TRY: CBHS’s Angus Tucker crashes over the line to score while his teammates celebrate.

FOCUSED: Tahu Kaa looks to find a gap in the Paarl defensive line. PHOTOS: KATE JENSEN

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JUMPING HIGH: Ben Satterthwaite stretches to grab the ball during a lineout.

CBHS look to continue winning run in pre-season By Andrew King CHRISTCHURCH Boys’ High’s first XV will have a pre-season hit-out against Southland Boys’ High School tomorrow as they look towards defending their UC Championship title. The last time the two teams met was when Southland knocked CBHS out of the top eight competition last year, 41-20.

CBHS rugby co-ordinator and assistant coach Rob Smith said it will be “quite nice to play them again.” The team is still in its development stages, with a 30-man squad picked to play Southland and compete in Hamilton on Friday in the St Paul’s Collegiate School rugby festival. After that tournament, the

squad will be narrowed down to 22 for the first XV and another 22 will be picked for the second XV, Smith said. CBHS will open their account against Waimea Combined in the UC Championship on April 29. Smith said some of the key players to watch this year will be hooker Adam Reid, halfback Louie Chapman, fullback Ryan Barnes, winger Latham Kelly-

Foleni and captain and secondfive Alex Harford. The CBHS players will be fired up for the Southland game and the festival after ending the 43-game winning streak of South Africa’s Paarl Boys’ High School first XV with a penalty on full-time to win 38-36 on April 7. CBHS were up 28-5 after half time and managed to hold off





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Club skipper wins St Albans cricketer of the year award By Andrew King CLUB CAPTAIN Clem Gibbens has been named St Albans player of the year. Gibbens, 27, was the third highest wicket taker in the club with 44 wickets at 11.11, scored 318 runs at 15.90 and skippered the victorious 2A Sabres twoday side. He was also named his team’s player of the year, best morning grade men’s all-rounder and won the award for most runs off a single over by a batsman, smashing 22 against Riccarton on December 17. “I’m not the kind of guy to sing my own praises; I did what I needed to do for the team,” Gibbens said. “There has been some really good cricketers who have taken the award before me and to be included with those guys and girls is quite humbling.” His 22 off one over, he said came at a time when his side were batting to save the game. “I thought I’d try accelerate things and I got the right deliveries . . . the guy down the other end did tell me to calm down at one point,” he said. His brother, Reid Gibbens picked up awards as well, including the Zin Harris Memori-

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CHAMPS: Christ The King Catholic School pupils won the Canterbury Water Polo C grade competition.

Christ The King team show they’re sharks in the pool SOLID SEASON: Clem Gibbens was named St Albans player of the year.

al Trophy for young male player of the year, the Don Sandman Memorial Cup for most wickets in the club with 47 at 13.02, and had the best individual bowling figures with 7-3 against Lancaster Park on March 4. Clem described his brother’s feat against Lancaster as a “season defining” spell. “I was bowling at the other

end and couldn’t get a wicket at all,” he said. “It swung the [2A] competition in our favour. [Lancaster] were ahead of us and a loss to them would have sealed our fate to not win the title.” •For a full list of the prizes, head to www.facebook. com/stalbanscricket/ posts/1199830660144297:0

By Andrew King CHRIST THE King Catholic School continued the good form in the pool by winning the Canterbury Water Polo C grade competition recently. School sports co-ordinator Olivia Gill said the final was a contest in the first half, and after the change over at half time, the Great Whites managed to edge forward and beat St Martins School 7-4.

“As we had several players leave the team and head on to high school, we are in the rebuilding stage of developing our water polo teams. It was a great start for our team, and we are all looking forward to the year ahead.” Final standings in C grade First: Christ The King Catholic School – Great Whites Second: St Martins School – Aquabots Third: St Margaret’s College – Red

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Time Honoured 1 in 2 People Remedy Deficient in B12 According to a country Doctor “D.C. Jarvis” from Vermont in the USA cider vinegar and honey (CV & H) can be an important part of a long healthy life. Dr. Jarvis noted Vermonters who regularly consumed cider vinegar and honey had excellent health with many putting in a vigorous day’s work on the farm even when well into their eighties. Dr. Jarvis found the effects of cider vinegar and honey on arthritis can be remarkable with many patients reporting almost total relief after taking a course of the cider vinegar and honey. Dr. Jarvis surmised that the acid and potassium in cider vinegar counteracted calcium deposits and helped the body control calcium use. As well as a general tonic Dr. Jarvis found regular administration of cider vinegar and honey at the onset of complaints such as the common cold, sinusitis, asthmatic attacks, hay fever, and childhood diseases such as chicken pox and measles, was accompanied by an improvement in the condition with symptoms either disappearing, or the conditions were extremely mild and soon over. Apple cider vinegar contains all the goodness of the apple in a form that is readily accepted by the body. Scientists have found over 90 different substances in ACV, among them 20 important trace elements, minerals, essential enzymes, a number of different acids including malic acid, amino acids and roughage in the form of potash and pectin. A scientific study at the Shizuka University in Japan has proven ACV to have potent antioxidant benefits (It can destroy free radicals, which are a major factor in ageing.) and also the ACV can break down cholesterol formations in the blood vessels. ACV and H is a powerful tonic that also promotes digestion, assimilation of nutrients and elimination of waste, and helps neutralize any toxic substances that enter the body. It is important to note not all cider vinegar is made in the traditional way and results are likely to prove disappointing with these other vinegars.

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Emerging research has shown as many as 50% of older adults and as many as 25% of younger adults are deficient in vitamin B12. Scientists at Rush University Medical Center found those most deficient in vitamin B12 to have the smallest brain mass and the lowest scores on tests measuring shortterm memory, concentration and brain performance. Another study showed that older people with higher levels of B12 in their blood have bigger, healthier brains and score higher on cognitive tests than those with lower levels. Yet another recent landmark study showed that B12 supplementation slows the accelerated rate of brain shrinkage and declining cognitive function. B12 is essential for energy production, cell health, regulation of mood and sleep cycles, nerve health and repair, and prevention of homocysteine a serious cardiovascular risk factor that is known to cause damage and plaque in the blood vessels. It can also increase the chances of a stroke. Harvard researchers found a 34% decrease risk of vision loss in a study of participants aged 40+ who supplemented with B12. Another study linked a higher risk of hearing loss in subjects in their 60’s who were low in B12.

with age as the digestive system becomes less efficient. Anti-reflux medication and other drugs further reduce B12 absorption. The good news is B12 in the form of Methylcobalamin sublingual tablets that are dissolved in the mouth and thru bypassing the digestive tract have been shown to effectively raise B12 levels in the body. Further detailed information is available from the Natural Health Advisers at Marshall’s Health & Natural Therapy, 110 Seaview Road, New Brighton, Ph: 388-5757 We are Always Happy to Help!

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FUN WITH ANIMALS: Animates will host some exciting activities to keep the kids entertained these school holidays. Children can learn everything they need to know about rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and mice. No booking required, but make sure you get in early. Thursday, 11am-noon, Animates Papanui, 459 Papanui Rd. Alphabet Treasure Hunt All of today Drop in to the library to challenge children’s alphabetical detective skills. Can you find the letter Z? Free entry, Redwood Library, 339 Main North Rd

receive secret messages. They will make different spy ciphers and keep their messages hidden from prying eyes. Part of the city libraries holiday activities. Free entry, Papanui Library, 35 Langdons Rd

BeeBots Tuesday, 10am-noon Join in the fun and help the library’s BeeBots move, navigate and explore different things. No booking required. Free entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd Fingerprint Art Tuesday, 11am-noon Use your unique fingerprints to create some cool art. Free entry, Redwood Library, 339 Main North Rd Invisible Ink Messages and Secret Code Breakers Wednesday, 10.3011.30am Children will learn how to write messages that no one else can see and find different codes to send and

Babytimes/Wa Pepi Wednesday, 11-11.30am Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play. Free entry, Papanui Library, 35 Langdons Rd, Papanui Scrabble Club Wednesday, 11am-noon Go along to Scrabble Club. There’s no obligation, just go along whenever you can and join the friendly group. All materials are supplied. Free entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshalnd Rd, Shirley Play Rummikub Thursday, 1-3pm Go along to Fendalton Library and play Rummikub. The game is

an exciting, interactive strategy game that will test your wits. Free entry, Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd, Fendalton Knit ’n’ Yarn Friday, 10.30-noon Take your knitting needles along and enjoy a chat with others as you knit. This session is for anyone who loves to knit or who wants to learn. Free entry, Papanui Library, 35 Langdons Rd, Papanui

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Super Saturday Storytimes Saturday, 11-11.45am Encourage learning through a love for stories and craft. Storytimes is an interactive programme for your young ones. Free entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd, Shirley Daft Disguises All of Monday Children can get their picture taken wearing one of the disguises, or go along with your own. Free entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd

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Now is the perfect time to try something new

May 27th and 28th

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Term Two begins May 8th - June 30th Some of the events include: Dr Stringer and Migrant Worker Exploitation, Community education and courses throughout the year Feminist History, The Howard League for Penal Reform, 59 Gloucester Street. Phone: 366 0285 Painting Ruins,Email: Sit to be Fit, Digitial Photos & How to Self-Publish. 59 Gloucester Street | Phone: 366 0285 Email: |

As daylight saving ends and the evenings become longer why not take the opportunity to take up a new hobby, learn a new skill, meet some new people and have fun at the same time then join one of Papanui High School’s exciting range of Adult and Community Education Courses for Term 2 beginning from 8 May. We have a wide range of courses to choose from and guarantee you will find something to appeal regardless of age or interests. A new course on offer for Term 2 is Screen Printing on Fabric which is an ideal hobby to pursue over the winter. This is a concentrated weekend course which will be held over the weekend of 27 & 28 May and will explore the basics of screen printing on fabric. It is a fun hands on creative course for people with no knowledge or experience of fabric printing just a passion to give it a go. For further information and enrolment in Raewyn Clegg these or any of our courses please visit Registered Teacher of our website www. Piano and Theory of Music. nz or email rpb@ 29 Lancewood Drive Halswell or telephone our office on 3520701. Ph 322-9377



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Risingholme Community Centre Term 2 You can learn a range of creative writing techniques in these friendly, informative and non-threatening sessions. Term 2 sees us continuing to offer a range of classes across the city at Risingholme Community Centre, Riccarton High School, Shirley Boys High School, Christchurch Girls High School and Hornby High School, many of which have become a tradition of Risingholme Community Centre programme. So as we settle into the winter months a great way to lift the winter spirits, is to enrol in a course of interest – maybe something that you have tried before and want to explore further or perhaps you would like to try something new. It has been proven that Lifelong Learning has many benefits with the obvious ones being the continuation of a learning journey, learning a new skill, increased confidence, meeting new people and much more. Our full range of classes can be viewed on our website New and exciting this term is Zentangle. What is this you might say - well if you can’t sit still enough for yoga, or your mind wanders in meditation, or you would like a creative aspect to your mindfulness, this

may work for you. This method of drawing does not require any previous drawing ability, it can be a 15 minute practice you can build into your everyday, or you can explore some of the more creative ways you can then use this design practise to make your own cards, images, or decorate products. This class will teach you a variety of ‘tangles’ and get you started on your Zentangle path in a supportive and creative atmosphere, and you can build it at a pace that suits you, within your time constraints or desire as you move through the term. Creative writing is back by popular demand with beginners and a more advanced classes being offered for term 2. So if you have always wanted to write but don’t know what or how? You can learn a range of creative writing techniques in these friendly, informative and nonthreatening sessions. If you would like to know more about these classes or others on our website please call the office 03 332 7359.

Adult and Community Education Term 2, 2017 Come learn with us

Risingholme Community Centre offers a wide range of short courses each term at a range of venues. Risingholme Community Centre Alterations & upcycling (sewing), Art (Basic Painting, Creative Art, Mixed Media, Watercolour, Painting with Acrylics), Mindfulness for Health, Belly dance for Exercise, Cake Decorating, Drawing & Sketching, Dyeing of Natural Fibres, Embroidery, ESOL, Fabric & Craft Skills, Guitar, Hand Quilting, Italian Language, Knitting, NZ Sign Language, Patchwork & Quilting, Pilates, Pottery, Sewing Skills, Using your Overlocker, Weaving, Weekend Sewing classes, Yoga, Wood Sculpture, Woodwork, Woodwork for Women, Work & Living Skills.

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For those seeking relief from pain caused by injury, and other physical and mental health issues, Chinese health practitioner Dr Lan Xiao offers a method of treatment that brings fast, and often immediate results. A graduate of Beijing Medical College, Dr Lan established an acupuncture clinic in Christchurch in 1993. As she continued her research and medical practice, she discovered a reflexology network on the human body, an exciting new discovery that became the foundation of her new treatment – acupuncture without needles. Instead of needles, Dr Lan uses a blunt instrument to stimulate the reflexology points on the face or other parts of the body. When the point is stimulated by pressure, a message is sent to the repair centre to promote healing. As Dr Lan explains, the treatment increases energy, which boosts the body’s healing system. The body will heal injuries naturally, she says, but that is a slow process. In addition, many people will start to use their injured part, for example a knee or an ankle, before it is properly healed, therefore prolonging the injury and even causing chronic pain. With her powerful treatment, results are produced very quickly – even instantly. She likens it to the differences between the power of a car – natural healing, of an aeroplane

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The ultimate campus for

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A large Performing Arts Centre, three full-sized Gyms (complete with climbing wall) and four Sportsfields are among the key facilities that will be enjoyed by Avonside Girls’ High School and Shirley Boys’ High School in the future. The two schools are being rebuilt alongside one another and next to the new QEII Sport and Recreation Centre. They will open in time for Term Two of 2019 so students who enrol to study at the schools next year, will only spend just over a year on the schools’ existing sites. The new campus’ design was created by New Zealand’s ASC Architects – part of the ShapED consortium that is building and will also maintain the new schools. Avonside Girls’ Principal Sue Hume says being able to start from scratch has enabled ASC to come up with the ‘ultimate campus’. “We are delighted. The new campus will feature better facilities than either of our schools have ever had in the past.” Shirley Boys’ Headmaster John Laurenson agrees, describing the design as modern and sympathetic to the surrounding area. “The two schools will be set back from Travis Road with numerous trees and landscaped areas. It will be a very green campus,” says John Laurenson. As well as the major facilities, each school will have a long list of specialist learning facilities. Highlights include an Electronics Lab, a 2D and 3D Printing Room, six Science Labs and an Indoor Fitness Centre (complete with exercise equipment including rowing machines, stationery bikes and

treadmills). Sue Hume says the design enables the schools to offer students completely new experiences. “The facilities are just so much better than what we have now. For example, in each school’s Social Sciences and Media there is a large Editing Suite, Presentation Space, two Recording Studios and a Media Studio. It’s a big step up,” says Sue Hume. John Laurenson says the schools will continue to deliver quality single sex education. “Students will spend most of their day in a singlesex environment – that is really important to us. Single sex education benefits both boys and girls. Our students will also benefit, both educationally and socially, from being able to learn alongside and mix with students from the partner school. It is a fantastic opportunity.”

Two of the gyms on the campus will feature a climbing wall and be able to be linked for major events. The schools will also share a third gym

The schools will have numerous outdoor areas that will be landscaped to enable students and teachers to work outside.

The front of the campus will face Travis Road but be set behind a large landcaped courtyard and plantings.

Avonside Girls’ High School

OPEN EVENING Thursday 25 May 2017 from 5.00pm – 7.00pm

The evening begins in the gymnasium at 5.00pm, with an address from the Principal, Mrs Sue Hume, and student representatives. A tour of the school follows, with the opportunity to talk to teachers and students.

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We look forward to welcoming all prospective students and families for 2018.

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SCHOOL OPEN DAYS Christchurch Catholic Girls’ High School Cathedral Te Kura o Hine Waiora College -


At Christchurch Girls’ High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora we believe each girl Catholic Cathedral College is first and should be encouraged foremost a Catholic school and for 150 and guided to be years Catholic children of Christchurch all she can become. have been educated on this site. We aim We want her to be to produce graduates who are confident, aware of the myriad compassionate, connected citizens, of possibilities that willing to make a positive contribution to exist so that she can our society with a focus on faith, justice become confident, Young Enterprise Scheme, Excellence for resilient and skilled; Financial Management, Runner-up Winners and equity. As the only co-ed Catholic College a young woman who for Canterbury Regional Competition in Christchurch, with a vibrant mix of stands proud and tall, in any context, who not only has a voice but something to say ethnicities, we offer excellent preparation and who is able, to use the business metaphor, take a seat at any for life. We have a strong focus on our bicultural heritage and all students from table she chooses. We believe we must educate, nurture and inspire young Year 7 to 9 learn Te Reo Maori. We encourage our students to strive women. We wish to challenge our students to be discerning critical and creative thinkers, who are comfortable with the for excellence and have had sustained concepts of hard work and service. By providing a wide range excellent academic results over recent of opportunities, both inside and outside the classroom, we years for all students, including Maori and Pasifika students, across all three want our students to mature as individuals. The Christchurch Girls’ High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora levels of NCEA. Our Vocational Pathways programme vision ensures our young women appreciate the rich heritage of tradition, recognise the necessity of innovation and understand offers individualised programmes giving that excellence should be a part of all that they do. Young students access to a range of tertiary THIS AD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. NOTE THAT ANY ALTERATIONS MUST BE FINALISED BY OUR MATERIAL DEADLINE. providers. womenPLEASE whoAPPROVE realise that “excellence is not an act but a habit.” If you are looking for a Catholic faithWe want a Christchurch Girls’ High graduate to remain open to possibility and seize opportunity so that her future is not based education, please visit us on our predetermined by others. Instead, we want her to have the Open Evening and experience the special skills, qualifications and experiences that allow her the freedom atmosphere and sense of family that is so evident. to create her own destiny.

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Thursday 25th May 9.30am - 2.00pm Guided tours start with a brief information talk on the half hour. Please telephone the school office (03 348 0849) to confirm a tour time.




Achievement through personalised learning supporting

Cashmere High School provides personalised learning for students, this helps ensure they are engaged and able to achieve their potential. Our personalised learning opportunities are provided through: • Offering students a wide and diverse range of curriculum subjects taught in depth by specialist teachers. • Classrooms designed for: active teaching; average classes of 26; flexible for whole class/group or individual work; and ensure students are not lost in the masses. • Digital technology blended into learning to ensure relevant and future focused, but not at the expense of social interactions and practical work. • Extension and enrichment opportunities for gifted and talented students. • Students identified as at risk receive mentoring support. • There are alternative pathways for students such as traditional subjects or more vocational pre-trade courses. • Our vibrant co-curricular options are extensive. Through our broad range of options students are able to find their own personal place within the school. The evidence of this successful model of schooling is evidenced by our excellent NCEA results, high attendance levels, low disciplinary records, national finalist for ‘Teaching and Learning’ at the Prime Ministers Education Excellence Awards, and national award winning teachers.


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Marian Hornby Hagley sets College High School

Marian College is a Catholic state integrated school for girls, situated in the centre of the city. With a maximum roll of 430, we have a very strong emphasis on being a family school. Our faith is at the heart of our school and we focus on the values of commitment, perseverance and courage, which are inherent in the traditions of the founding religious orders of our College. Student wellbeing is important to us, as is a strong partnership between school and family. Marian College has a friendly atmosphere, which comes from staff and students knowing each other well. Marian’s academic results are exceptional and we are dedicated to creating a positive learning environment which uses the best of modern teaching practices and information technologies; we also have high expectations. Our students learn to become independent, resilient and adaptable young women, well prepared with skills for the future. Every student at Marian College is nurtured and her skills and talents are developed.

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Open Afternoon Wednesday 2nd August 12.30pm - 2.30pm See the Junior College in action Information Evening Thursday 3rd August 7.00pm Hornby High School Auditorium

180 Waterloo Road, Hornby Ph 03 349 5395

When choosing the right school for our tamariki we often go by the ‘feeling’ we have when we visit as much as by the programmes that schools have on offer. Hornby High School’s feeling is one of positive relationships that support learning. In 2016 we reconsidered our vision as a school, and resolved that our aspiration is to be ‘A centre of creative excellence’ in everything that we do, whether visual arts or chemistry, volleyball or music, management or curriculum organisation. The world demands fewer people who can do repetitive tasks and more people who can think creatively and critically. In doing this we haven’t forgotten the importance of the strong relationships that we build with all of our students, and the importance of individualising learning pathways so that we come as close as we can to meeting every individual student’s needs. We are also committed to engaging with whanau in any and every way we can, this all taking place as we almost completely rebuild the physical school. I personally invite you to come along and meet with our skilled staff, and the amazing young people who make Hornby High School such a wonderful place to be.

you up for life

If you are looking for a high school where teachers work closely with you to ensure you get the very best out of your high school years, then Hagley’s Junior Graduating College is the right choice for you. We are often asked, what makes Hagley different? We have a culture like no other. No-one wears a uniform and everyone is on a first name basis, but that is just for starters. Students come to Hagley because they’re treated with respect and valued as individuals. Hagley’s Junior Graduating College has small classes and we take a personal approach. It is all about what we can do to help you. Classes are fun, focused and inspire you to be the very best you can. What does that mean for you? You feel that your teachers are interested in you and care about your learning, that you are

experiencing success – and much more. We love our students aiming high and doing well. Students graduate into Hagley’s large Senior College where they succeed academically and in many other ways, as well as become our school leaders. This is all built on the great foundations laid in our Junior College. Hagley’s Junior Graduating College combines the best of both worlds: freedom to be yourself and enjoy school in a structured and supportive environment where achievement is celebrated. Experience the Hagley difference – it will set you up for life!


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Middleton Grange School Middleton Grange School Character, Excellence, Service for the Glory of God


Tue 23 & Thur 25 May 2017

Formation is at the heart of the education Middleton Grange School provides – a whole of life formation. We see learning as holistic; it aims to instruct the mind, shape the heart and equip the hand. The root of formation is faith and so Middleton Grange not only provides a first rate general education but also biblically based teaching in the Christian faith. Formation of the mind is not primarily intellectual contemplation or conceptual mastery but a learning that nurtures wisdom and discernment. It is a learning that challenges the mind to think, discern and critique the ideas and theories pupils are exposed to from a Christian perspective. Middleton Grange’s learning culture allows the formation of the heart so that it shapes

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Working together for the good of students and families has been a successful recipe for Christian Integrated Schools in Christchurch. The Christian School Network has been in existence for over ten years. Aidanfield Christian School, Emmanuel Christian School, Hillview Christian School and Middleton Grange School decided in 2005 that there was much to be gained by working together cooperatively. They recognised opportunities to share successful teaching practice, curriculum development initiatives across a wide spectrum of school operations as well as cooperatively strengthening their special

Middle School : Years 7-10 Senior College : Years 11-13 Places available particularly at Years 1, 4, 7, 9, 11-13

2018 Enrolments Close Friday 23 June 2017 (Y7-13) Friday 25 August 2017 (Y1-6)

If your child turns 5 next year, you must apply this year.

We are known for our quality education as a compassionate community in which the God-given gifts and talents of pupils are nurtured and celebrated

A Year 1-13 non-denominational co-educational Christian School High quality affordable Christian education in a State Integrated School setting Highly qualified teachers who are committed Christians High expectations for academic achievement and behaviour New Zealand Curriculum delivered from a Biblical perspective Strong partnership and shared vision between home and school for God’s calling on the life of the child Christian values modelled and encouraged +64 3 348 9826

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the character of each pupil to develop habits of righteousness, compassion and integrity. This formation of the mind and heart generates responsiveness. We want our pupils to engage in the society they live in, to be of benefit and blessing in a practical way. For Middleton Grange School, while our academic results are of the highest level, what is highly prized, is that our pupils exercise wisdom, serve the community and promote the well-being of others. It is about forming the pupil to be the person God created them to be. All of this is summed up in the school motto: Character, Excellence, Service for the Glory of God.

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Christian Character. They recognised that their ability to serve students and families was greatly enhanced by working together in a close and trusting relationship. The success of the network has seen other schools wanting to join in. Early in the piece Rangiora New Life School became part of the network. The schools joined together to support the genesis of Ashburton Christian School and also culminated in the start up of a brand new school in Rolleston in 2015. The schools have developed interlocking enrolment schools which assists in providing transparent pathways in Christian education from new entrant through to Year 13. A further strength has been a cooperative engagement with the Ministry of Education who have been pivotal in assisting the networks successful development.

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A network of non denominational Christian Schools offering limited places in 2018 • High quality affordable Christian education • Qualified teachers who are committed Christians • High standards of academic achievement and behaviour

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• Strong partnership and shared vision between home and school for God’s calling on the life of the child • Pathways for pupils from Aidanfield, Emmanuel, Hillview and Rolleston to Middleton Grange School at Senior College level


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Educating boys with boys Medbury School is the only independent boys’ school in Christchurch, offering an education for both dayboys and boarders from Years 1 to 8. Medbury offers a traditional education, encompassing the Medbury values of manners and respect, and their vision is to provide an education which prepares boys for life in the 21st Century. Whilst placing a high value on Literacy and Numeracy in a ‘boysonly’ learning environment, Medbury also believes in helping boys develop as confident individuals, and developing personal attributes, such as organisation, confidence, relationships with others, and independence. At Medbury, the focus is on the ‘whole boy’, and small class sizes enable teachers to deliver a personalised learning programme, ensuring that every boy has the support, extension and encouragement he needs to discover and develop his particular strengths. The learning programmes are all focused on a boy’s way of learning, providing them with a structured

environment, with competition, boundaries and an opportunity to succeed. Medbury’s Headmaster, Peter Kay, states “Our passion at Medbury is to unlock the potential of every boy. It is why we exist – to understand each boy’s opportunities and challenges, then personalise an education which encourages him to strive to be the very best he can be. Friendships, values and a quiet self-confidence that comes with sound preparation, will provide an invaluable foundation for the boys’ educational journeys ahead.” For more information please contact Tanya Moore (Headmaster’s PA) on 03 351 6169, email nz or visit


Papanui High School

- preparing students for their future “Our aim is simple... to provide the best education possible for every student”

We are making a difference for our students and they are doing incredibly well. The school has worked hard to consolidate recent initiatives to ensure sustained and continuous improvement. Giving students the opportunity to study from an innovative and broad curriculum is critical to providing each student a pathway that meets their individual needs. We allow for a greater range and flexibility in subject choice including the utilization of the secondary/tertiary interface. This reinforces the philosophy underpinning personalised learning and is strongly supported by understanding our students’ interests, passions, talents, and ultimately their career aspirations. All that we do here is reinforced by positive relationships, an ethos of caring, cultural responsiveness, inclusion, and high expectations – what we call “Our Full service Model”. The school highly values the connectedness of curricular and co-

curricular learning. We have a philosophical understanding that the holistic development of the student is critical to their individual success. We understand that for effective learning to take place, it has to be implemented in such a way that students will be highly engaged. The school does this in a ‘forward thinking’ way by creating learning environments that allow our students to see value in what they do and achieve. Papanui “PRIDE” is what we represent and we demonstrate this by having young adults leave our school as confident learners who have gained the appropriate qualifications and social skills to become valued contributing members of society. You are invited to view our website, school charter, ERO report, and/or contact the school for more information. We look forward to welcoming all prospective students and their families/ whanau to visit our school.


Our aim is simple….to provide the best education possible for every student


Tuesday 23rd May 6.30pm The evening will consist of an address from the principal and student representatives, followed by guided tours of the school’s facilities. Phone: 03 352 6119 30 Langdons Road PO Box 5220 Applications for enrolment are due by Friday 28th July My School, My Success, My Responsibility - Tōku Kura, Tōku Tiketike, Tōku Haepapa


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Selwyn House School St Mark’s

A Selwyn House School education is one of the greatest gifts you can give your daughter. We focus on putting the foundations in place to ensure all our girls receive a remarkable education that will prepare them for the global society they will live and lead in. Proudly, authorised to deliver the Primary Years Programme (PYP), we are committed to providing a continuum of international education to our girls. The focus from Early Childhood to Year 8 is on the total growth of the developing girl, encompassing intellectual, social, physical, emotional, spiritual and cultural needs. The International Baccalaureate (IB) PYP is an international, transdisciplinary programme. Parents want the best for their daughters and, together with you, our teachers work to ensure we inspire all our girls to love and to be committed to learning as they develop their unique way of being ‘remarkable.’ To achieve this, we actively encourage the girls to think about what sort of person they want to be, what life they want to lead and what they are prepared to stand up and fight for. We believe in the strength of tradition, the promise of the future and the power of education and inspiration to equip our girls to face our continually-changing world with confidence and enthusiasm. Our girls stand out among their peers. They are confident, articulate and determined young women who have the values, skills, and attributes

needed to not only achieve their goals but to make a difference in their communities. Selwyn House School’s nurturing environment, small class sizes and comprehensive approach to learning not only enhances the capabilities of each year group but provides a smooth transition to secondary school. For more information on the benefits of a Selwyn House School education for your daughter, please contact Sheila Paisey 03 355 7299.

Kia Ora and welcome to St Mark’s School St Mark’s is the only Anglican StateIntegrated Primary School in the South Island. As a school of Special Character we focus on growing the unique gifts, talents and abilities of every student within a Christian family atmosphere. This holistic view ensures the students spiritual, academic, physical, emotional and cultural needs and potential are the heart of all we do, the way we think and the way we live. Students who can collaborate, act adaptively, are actively involved in their own learning, and solve problems using a range of thinking skills are hallmarks

Making that all important decision around schooling is one no parent takes lightly. At our Open Day, we will give you an insight into how St Margaret’s College offers a unique education for girls from Years 1 through to 13, with boarding from Year 7, with a strong emphasis on wellbeing and pastoral care. Programmes are customised to the specific learning needs of girls at every age and stage ensuring each girl reaches her potential. Our girls are given every opportunity to flourish and to

Transforming Lives Through the St Marks Story An Anglican integrated, co-educational school for children in Years 1-8 (Ages 5-13)

Applications are currently being accepted for 2018 new entrants. Contact the school office for further information. Limited vacancies currently exist in other year levels.

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of the child at the centre of teaching and learning. These are also the skills that will propel students into their future and our ever changing world. Positive relationships between students, staff and whanau is a strength at St Mark’s. Knowing every student, their strengths and abilities creates a scaffold for inquiry, curiosity, collaboration and fun! Come and visit us! Take a look at our new and innovative campus. Hear from our families. Talk to our talented students. Talk to the teachers who inspire them. But most of all see how we are all connected by faith to a place that creates a sense of belonging and worth for everyone.

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be prepared for success in an ever-changing world. Most importantly, our pastoral care and spirituality based programmes build resilient young people who relate well, and who have the confidence and empathy to build meaningful and lasting relationships. Independent research shows both boys and girls achieve higher academic success in single sex schools. We are proud of our girls’ achievements in the 2016 academic results with 100% pass rate in International Baccalaureate and NCEA Level 1, plus 98.9% at Level 2 and 96.6% at Level 3. We also offer many opportunities for our girls to interact with their male counterparts on both an academic, performing arts, sports and social basis, with age appropriate activities, while holding on to the best daily learning environment. We look forward to welcoming you to experience the St Margaret’s College difference at our Open Day on 8 May from 10:30am to 1:00pm. For further information visit


Monday 15 May, 9am - Noon 122 Merivale Lane, Merivale For inFormation regarding enrolment please contact: sheila paisey on 03 355 7299 or


Monday 8 May • 10.30am – 1.00pm • The Principal’s address will be at 11.45am For further information, please contact Lizzie Dyer, Registrar 03 353 2563 or 12 Winchester St I Merivale I Christchurch I



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St Thomas of Villa Maria College Canterbury College Villa Maria College is a Catholic school for girls, educating Years 7 to 13.

St Thomas of Canterbury College is a year 7 to 13 Catholic integrated boys’ college of 615 students founded on an ethos of social justice and spirituality. We encourage our students to understand the structures which cause social injustice and to have compassion and action for those at the margins of society. We are a multi-cultural school with vibrant Maori, Pasifika and Filipino communities with equity, diversity and inclusivity as touchstones of all we do. We are inaugural winners of the Prime Minister’s National Excellence in Education Awards in 2014 and received a 5 year ERO review in 2015. We are implementing a digitally infused, real world, problem solving futures curriculum including gamification of our junior school curriculum, a STEM programme and integrated project based learning. NCEA achievement for 2016 was 91.3% NCEA Level 2, 83.3% for NCEA Level 3, 100% cumulative achievement of NCEA level 2 minimum for leavers and 90% retention to age 17 minimum.

By the end of 2016 95% of our teachers will be post graduate qualified through Mindlab/Unitech in Digital and Collaborative Learning, with a number moving on to Masters degrees. The staff is committed to delivering excellent education for the future world in a style which engages boys and develops intrinsic motivation. A deeply embedded restorative culture underpins our pastoral care and we focus on high engagement for boys in extracurricular activities, both cultural and sport. 95% of our students participate in sport and 75% of our staff coach .We are involved in elite competition across a broad range of sports, including rugby, league, football, basketball, rowing, cricket, softball and volleyball.

The College was opened by the Sisters of Mercy in 1918 and has grown to accommodate 800 students within its beautiful grounds. Girls are encouraged to make a difference in the world as young Catholic women with a mercy ethos. Our Mission is to: “Empower each young woman to determine her potential, live Gospel values, confidently embrace life-long learning and as a Mercy woman be inspired to make a difference”. We have a proud academic history, annually achieving academic results, which are among the best in the country. Students set high goals and the College supports them in striving for excellence. Our 2016 NCEA results included pass rates of 93.5% at Level 1, 95% at Level 2 and 97% at Level 3. 86% of our girls achieved University Entrance. Villa Maria College offers many sporting opportunities, our Sports Director co-

ordinates over 30 sports for girls to choose from. It is not surprising that we have extremely high participation levels along with impressive regional and national successes! The cultural life of the College is also filled with extensive musical and choral opportunities along with drama productions and Stage Challenge entries. We invite you to visit Villa Maria College and experience our special character for yourself. You will also find a wealth of information on our website –www.villa.

Thursday 25 May, 9:00am - 3:00pm Villa Maria College is a state integrated Catholic secondary school for girls in years 7 - 13. We extend a warm invitation to prospective parents and students to join us throughout the day and see our College in action. Meet our staff and students and find out what makes Villa Maria College such a special place. Deborah Brosnahan (Principal) will address visitors in the College Auditorium at 9:00am, 11:00am and 1:00pm. We look forward to seeing you.

Berith Petaia (Head Girl) and Maggie Ande

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REAL ESTATE Position, potential and world class views 27 & 29 Purau Avenue, Diamond Harbour Price: $899,000 4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | 2 living areas | 1 car-garage | Listing # 4271

We have here two Diamond Harbour For a private viewing, contact Tim properties side by side being sold as a Dunningham of Min Sarginson Real package or individually but both must Estate (Licensed Agent REAA 2008), be sold. 29 Purau Ave is a lovely strong phone 027 651 5474 or 329 4161 substantial family home with 4 bedrooms (main with en-suite and walk-in-robe), study, 2 living areas and 2 bathrooms. Set over 2 levels the kitchen is as new and exquisite, extensive decking on 2 levels, nice established garden and a large garage incorporating semi self-contained sleepout. Set on an 837m2 site close to the ferry, cafés and on the school bus route, this property enjoys stunning views to Purau Bay, Mt Evans, the heads and beyond. Right next door 27 Purau Ave enjoys the same views and has a turn-of-the-century cottage in average but original condition on a 736m2 site. Some buyers will see this as a demo job, others will want to restore, an opportunity here to buy both and develop number 27. Motivated vendors would like to move on.



TWICE AS MANY CHOICES FOR EXCEPTIONAL RETIREMENT LIVING Making your retirement move is even more accommodating, with a choice of two sought-after locations in Christchurch. The Russley Village, is set within 8 acres of award-winning gardens, creating the benchmark for quality over the past 5 years. Enquire now about the Sefton Apartments, this building will also contain the indoor swimming pool complex. | 03 982 8280 73 Roydvale Avenue, Christchurch For sales enquiries contact Nola Lamb

Holly Lea Village is nestled in the heart of Fendalton within beautifully tailored grounds with an extensive range of facilities including restaurant, café, garden lounge, cinema, library and hair salon. The village offers a range of care and extra support services delivered to your apartment. We currently have a beautiful selection of studio, one and two bedroom apartments available.

“Now, twice the options for residents with care, quality and unparalleled locations” Judy Bailey | 03 351 2679 123 Fendalton Road, Christchurch For sales enquiries contact Nola Lamb


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PAInTER Top quality work, interior/ exterior, pensioners discount, free quotes, 30 years experience, I stand by Canterbury, ph Wayne your friendly painter 03 385-4348 or 027 2743541 PLASTERER Gib Stopping, Small job specialty. 30 + years experience. Ring 0800 387-369 PLASTERIng Stopping / skimming. 30 yrs exp, all work large & small. Contact Tony 027 222 2993 or Earl 027 345 0561 PLUMBER For prompt service for all plumbing maintenance, repairs and alterations. Phone Michael 364 7080 or 027 438 3943 PLUMBER ALF THORPE PLUMBING Certifying Plumber for all types of plumbing, maintenance, spouting, alterations etc. Phone 352-7402 or 0274350-231 PLUMBER A Top Plumbing job completed at a fair price, prompt service, all work guaranteed, Ph Brian 9607673 or 021 112-3492 RooFIng Qualified & Licenced Practitioner. Re-Roof & Repairs, all types. Member New Zealand Roofing Association. Over 35 years experience. Phone John 027 432-3822 or 351-9147 email johnmill@ihug. SHoE REPAIRS Belfast engraving.Shoe repairs,key cutting & engraving.(10 yrs exp)683 Main North Rd ph 027 3113423 SPoUTIng CLEAnIng Spouting Unblocked, Cleaned Out and Flushed Out. Also Full Handyman Services Available. Call Trevor 332 8949 or 021 043-2034 TILER/CARPEnTER 35 years exp, no job too small. Ph Ross 027 4311440. TREES BIg oR SMALL tree removal, trimming, stump grinding, shelterbelt clean up, section clearing, rubbish removals, excavation work, ph Trees Big or Small, for a free quote, 021 061 4783 TREE WoRK Hedge trimming, stump grinding, rubbish removed, small job specialty Ph Andrew 03 322-8341 or 027 435-8759 T.V. SERVICE CEnTRE Repairs, tvs, microwaves, stereos, DVD. Aerial installations and kitsets, 480 Moorhouse Ave, ph 03 379 1400 UPHoLSTERER Dining Chairs, Lounge suites, Caravan Squabs etc. recovered. Free Quotes. Phone Graeme 383-1448 VHS VIDEo TAPES & all camera tapes converted to DVD, video taping special occasions, ph 03 338-1655

Doctor Fixit • Carpentry • Repairs & Maintenance • Doors & Windows • Fencing • Painting & Plastering • Tiling • Outdoor Maintenance • Renovations • Decks & Pergolas

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Funeral Directors

Phone our local team 03 379 1100

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

Personals IF YOU ARE female and lonely or bored or seek a distraction, drop me a line. I am seeking a well presented lady to share quality time Fun conversation and laughter. I like to travel, enjoy theatre, movies ,walks and trying new eating places. Matt P.O.Box 1919 ChCh MAN in NW of city seeks a slim tall feminine lady to Dine Out with and enjoy each ,others company. 0276594425 MATURE single man seeks a single female activity partner. ph 3583634



• 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

Norm McRae 027 222 3060 | 03 312 0082

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• Replacement/new roofing • Colour Steel gutter & fascia • Flue & log burner installs • Skytube/light installs • Earthquake repairs Licence Building Practitioner LBP Member of the Roofing Association

DCM ROOFING LTD The Roofing Specialists

PHONE IAIN 027 445 5597

Trades & Services AAA HAnDyMAn licensed carpenter LBP, all property and building maintenance, repairs, bathroom/shower installations, with free quotes 03 383 1927 or 027 245 5226 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 LICENSED, available for all aspects of building. Please call 027 241-7471 or 335-0265

CARPEnTER HAnDyMAn Small Job Specialists, Carpentry, Repairs, Decking & Maintenance, 40 years experience, no job too small, Ph Warren 03 322-1103 or 027 6978541

Trades & Services CARRIER LoCAL experienced, friendly, trade-me purchases, single items to truck loads, furniture to whatever, removals & trade deliveries a specialty. Ph GEH 341-5069 **************** CARPET & VInyL LAyIng Repairs, uplifting, relaying, restretching, E mail jflattery@xtra., ph 0800 003 181 or 027 2407416 DRAInLAyER Reg, all types, inclds soak holes, 20yrs exp. ph 028 408-0121 ELECTRICIAn REgISTERED for all electrical installations & repairs Ph 03 322 4209 or 021 026 73375 FURnITURE REMoVALS Large Trucks $95 + GST per hour 7 day NZ wide, packing & moving, Professional Company, Professional Service. Canterbury Relocations Ltd. ph 0800 359 9313 PAInTIng DECoRATIng Wingfields Contracting, all interior & exterior painting & all forms of interior plastering & jib fixing, ph Mark 021 1711586 or 355-5994 PAInTER Available, All aspects in painting. Very competitive in roofs and fences. Please call 027 241-7471 or 3350265


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

Phone: Morton 021 667 444 Email:

Public Notices

Weka Pass Railway Waipara, North Canterbury

We are RUNNING SUNDAY 23rd April Running 1st & 3rd Sunday of every month Phone 0800wekapass Depart Glenmark Station 11.30am & 2.00pm


Latest Christchurch news at www.

Tuesday April 18 2017


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‘Famous for their roasts!’

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


Seaside Brunch

Cooked Breakfasts Check out our extensive breakfast menu from Continental to Cooked

We are open from 6.30am

Pancakes! Yum!!

Seniors SPECIAL Two courses

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


$18 $20



Kid’s 2 course $ special



& Motorlodge

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



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

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


Members Lucky Card Draw



Quality a la carte with a view!



Sunday 30th April


202 Marine Parade | Ph 388-9416 Members, guests and affiliates welcome

Lunch & Dinner All you can eat, 7 days

Bookings Essential

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Live Music: Vintage Blue


Mother’s Day Buffet Sunday 14th May $ LUNCH from 12pm & DINNER from 5pm

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




Every Mother goes in the draw to WIN one of two Gift Baskets!


FRIDAY 21st APRIL, 8PM Tickets $20 on sale at the club office.






Chalmers Restaurant

Early Bird Special 5.30pm – 6.30pm FRI & SAT

Roast (4 Choices) and Free Desserts OPEN 7 DAYS LUNCH & DINNER Gluten Free & Vegetarian options

still only


Unbeatable value including your choice of fresh Veges and Salads

Hornby WMC | ph 03 349 9026 | 17 Carmen Road | Hornby | Members, guests & affiliates welcome

Tuesday April 18 2017

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