Page 1

FREE

“We have lost a lot of good fr iend but we still hav e a close comm 379s7100 unity”

TUESDAY mAY 16 2017

Your friendly local Ph armacy

Pegasus Post

Robyn Thew • Prescriptions • Medico Packs • Health Advice • Gifts • Dry Clea ning • Passport/ ID photos

HEALTH ADVI CE

Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media

Hours: Mon-F

ri 9am-5.30p

MEDICINES

m, Thurs 9am -6pm 11 arCR nIP wTI elOl Street. P PRPES h 383 4814 N S FREE LOCAL DEL IVERY BUR

Award winning publishing group

WOOD / AVOND ALE COSMETICS Linwood, Avonside, Richmond, Shirley, Burwood, Dallington, Wainoni, Bromley, Aranui, Avondale, Bexley, New Brighton, Northshore, Queenspark, Parklands, South Brighton

PASSPORT/ID PHOTOS

Retirees settle bitter fence dispute DRY CLEANIN G SERVICES

ALUMINIUM CASH: Mardi Muirson with some of the cans she’s collected to raise money for villagers in Malawi, Africa. PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER

Cans make a difference „„ By Sarla Donovan YOU COULD say Mardi Muirson is a community hero. She and her husband Garth, who live in Aranui, recycle empty cans – coke cans, beer cans, any cans. It’s an ongoing project to help make a difference in Malawi, one of the poorest countries in Africa. Sponsoring a little boy through World Vision started things off

for the Muirsons and when they visited him in Malawi in 2009, it was a transformative experience. “Our whole world changed to see the poverty there,” said Mrs Muirson. “We got into it in earnest since we got back. It’s a grassroots cause – we’re hoping to build it up at a local level in Aranui and beyond.” Last week, they took 100kg of cans to a local scrap yard, which pays $1.35/kg, two months worth of collecting. •Turn to page 4

Fujitsu Heat Pump at a HOt HOt Price Hot Hot

QUIT SMOKIN G

GREAT RANGE OF GIFTS

„„ By Sarla Donovan A DISPUTE over a fence in an retirement village in Burwood has ended with an agreement to have the fence moved. Sanctuary Villas resident Patsy Clegg had the fence built six years ago to provide her corner unit with privacy, but neighbours Kathleen and Glyn Hardy claimed the fence was illegal and dangerous. It borders an access road used by residents and the Hardys said

it intruded onto common property and limited the visibility of vehicles coming around the corner. •Turn to page 3

BLINDS...Cleaned, Repaired & Restored...

Deal on 8KW Heat PumP Conditions apply*

Restore your oiled CEDAR BLINDS with our re-oiling service. Rejuvenate your lacquered CEDAR BLINDS High-tech Cleaning We clean and repair all types of blinds – Venetians, Cedar, Verticals, Roller, Hollands, Model d Romans and Pleated – with environmentally ASTG14LUCB cleane friendly cleaning products. Blinds s $20 r e 5.4kW Hi Wall ll o R a Temperature Controlled Drying s little from a per blind Re-oiling & Rejuvenating Six Year Fabric Blinds - such as Austrian and Roman Warranty Fully Installed* Same Day Pick Up & Drop Off We offer a same-day, pick up and drop off Six Year service for most types of blinds. Bookings WE ARE OPEN Warranty are required. Mon - Fri Convenient Location Fully Installed* 8.00am to 5.00pm Drop blinds into us by 9am, at Installed back to back, up 330 to 3 metre CashelpIpe Street (near the Ph 377 0770, run and electrIcal supply wIthIn 6 metres. Fitzgerald end), and collect *Model ASTG14LUCB installed back to back, up to three metre pipe run and electrical supply within 6 metres. 330 Cashel St, them at the end of the day. www.dimockheatpumps.co.nz Christchurch www.dimockheatpumps.co.nz New Blind Sales Priced from $30 Email: sales@dimocks.net.nz 15/114 Sawyers Arms Road, Christchurch Email: sales@dimocks.net.nz SCAN QR code for Info >

Fujitsu ASTG24L 8 KW $1,999 Heat Pump for Just

10 5 only BE QUICK

PH 377 0034 $2,999 OR 0800 800 734

DON’T MISS OUT! PH 377 0034 OR 0800 800 734

*Conditions apply. Normal lending criteria, booking fee and annual account fee applies. Limited stock.

www.blindcare.co.nz

6/105 Coleridge St, Sydenham, Christchurch


2

Tuesday May 16 2017

Inside

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK IT’S BEEN a testy time between pensioners at Sanctuary Villas in Burwood. But finally, the war over Patsy Clegg’s fence (see page 1) appears to be over. The saga has been going on for a very long time. Patsy had a fence put up outside her property which didn’t quite comply with the village body corporate rules. Fellow residents Kathleen and Glyn Hardy took Patsy to task to ensure the fence was moved. The problem was inherited by the current village committee and they have tried to resolve it amicably. But the Hardys dug their toes in and won the battle. Patsy has now agreed to move the fence so it complies, which will be done next month. The fence really didn’t need to be moved – that cost will fall on Patsy. –Barry Clarke

Latest Christchurch news at www.

PEGASUS POST

.kiwi

News................................ 3-5, 9 Our People....................... 8 Local Views........................... 8 Food....................................11 Community Events......16 Home & Heating......... 17

Real life inspires hip hop dancer

Health & Beauty.............19

9

NEWS

Real Estate..................... 21

GET IN TOUCH General Enquiries Ph 379-7100 Classified Advertising Ph 379-1100 The Christchurch Star Company Ltd. PO box 1467 - Christchurch

starmedia.kiwi

NEWS

ADVERTISING

Ph: 021 919 917 sarla.donovan@starmedia.kiwi

Ph: 364 7461 mark.sinclair@starmedia.kiwi

Mark Sinclair

Sarla Donovan

Poto WILLIAMS

MP for Christchurch East

Home & Leisure

For information and advice: P 03 382 0288

SHOW

E poto.williams.mp@parliament.govt.nz Electorate office: 133 Brighton Mall PO Box 18898 New Brighton 8641

JUNE 30 –JULY 2

Office Hours Monday - Friday 9:30 - 3:00pm

HORNCASTLE ARENA IN ASSOCIATION WITH

Authorised by Poto Williams, Parliament Buildings, Wellington

We’ve been trusted to look after hundreds of properties all over Christchurch. You can trust us to look after your’s too.

EXHIBITORS BOOK NOW

Property Manager of the Year NZ 2015/16

Nicola Flanagan

Abbey Nolan

Ray Hastie

021 914 332

027 379 5021

Manager

Bookings

Showcase your products or services to more than 20,000 customers

Vanessa Fleming P 03 379 7100 | M 021 914 565 vanessa.fleming@starmedia.kiwi

027 448 8225

Property Manager

Paula Hastie Assistant Property Manager

Property Manager

Rebekah Whalley

Accounts Administrator

03 331 6755

Nominated for Ray White New Zealand Property Management Office of the Year, 2016/17

Local Experts – Citywide Knowledge

Phone (03) 331 6755 W W W. S T A R H O M E S H O W. K I W I

www.propertymanagementchristchurch.com

Prier Manson Real Estate Ltd Licensed (REAA 2008)


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Tuesday May 16 2017

.kiwi

News

Youth crime focus in the east

„„ By Andrew King YOUTH CRIME and truancy are the main focus of a police operation from New Brighton to the city centre. Operation Yeast, shortened from youth in the east, will target the worst youth offenders in an area police have called the eastern corridor. The eastern corridor runs from New Brighton, through Linwood to the central city bus exchange. “It is about reducing opportunities for identified youth offenders from committing more offences through proven methods,” Senior Sergeant Stephan McDaniel said. The methods being used are ensuring all matters relating to youth are dealt with in a timely manner, including youth who

YOUTH CRIME: Senior Sergeant Stephan McDaniel said for our children to have a future they need an education. PHOTO GEOFF SLOAN

have been reported missing, truancy sweeps in malls, libraries and bus terminals, and visiting truants at home. He said police are working

with schools in the eastern suburbs and Te Ora Hou Ōtautahi, which provides a student attendance support service to state and state-integrated schools in

Canterbury. Te Ora Hou is a network of faith-based youth and community development organisations working with young people, their families and communities across the country. “For our children to have a future they need an education,” said Senior Sergeant McDaniel. Linwood College principal Richard Edmundson said anything that allows service agencies to work together and keep youth in school, developing a pathway to success, needs to be encouraged. “There is always a family which is harder to reach in terms of education, it’s not that they don’t want their kids to do well. But it is our responsibility to make sure they [students] can see how they can succeed,” he said.

Dispute over fence ends in its removal •From page 1 The body corporate committee, which oversees Sanctuary Villas affairs on behalf of the residents, sought legal advice, which said the fence breached the Unit Titles Act and recommended it be removed. But committee chairman Paul

jo hayes

Lyons said instead of asking for the fence to be pulled down, it took the advice of a traffic engineer to reduce the speed limit in the village from 20km/h to 15km/h, and to also paint a white line down the middle of the road. Mr Lyons said he thought it was unreasonable to ask for the

nationaL List MP based in CHRistCHuRCH east

Mobile clinics Last Friday of every month Check out my Facebook page: Jo Hayes MP 6/950 Ferry Road, Ferrymead P: 384 9459

authorised by Jo Hayes unit 6/950 Ferry Road, Christchurch

call to make an appointment

www.national.org.nz

fence to be removed. He would not say how much the legal advice and traffic engineer’s time had cost. The committee has now asked Mrs Clegg to move the fence 1.5m back from the road at her own expense. Mrs Clegg insisted the Hardys

agree to the planned changes first. “I don’t want (them) having another go at me. I’ve got no faith that they’re not going to.” A plan for the alteration was drawn up and the Hardys have now agreed to it. The fence will be shifted in June.

3

In Brief NEW PARK FOR LINWOOD A vacant site in Linwood Village has been turned into a mini-park. Community group, Greening the Rubble, spent a month transforming the empty lot at 108 Stanmore Rd, opposite Hibbard’s Butchery. It now has trees, gardens and space for people to sit. The group celebrated the mini-park’s opening last week. FIRE STATION PROGRESS Work is under way on the new Wainoni/New Brighton fire station at the former Wainoni School site on Anzac Dr. All the classrooms have now been removed, ground remediation is complete and builders are working on the foundations for the new station, with a completion date set for early next year. The station will be a composite of the New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade and the Wainoni fire station. SPEEDING VEHICLES Coastal-Burwood Community Board members have requested traffic and speed counts on Rothesay Rd, Parklands, after a complaint about vehicles speeding. The board is also looking at widening a portion of the road and increasing the depth of some parking bays.


4

Tuesday May 16 2017

News

Couple collect cans to help Africa

Latest Christchurch news at www.

PEGASUS POST

.kiwi

Sports clubs score classrooms

„„ By Sarla Donovan A JOINT venture between two sports clubs has seen the relocation of two buildings from the now closed Freeville School on to the Parklands Bowling Club site. •From page 1 Parklands Rugby Club was Said Mrs Muirson: “We average displaced by the February about $50 a month, but we want 22, 2011, earthquake, and to double that so we’re reaching the bowling clubrooms were out to the community. damaged beyond repair. “It’s good for the community The clubs have raised $1.1 and a great way of recycling at million over the past four home, keeping our streets tidier, years to fund the first stage of being kind to our environment development. and assisting those in a third The two school buildings were world country all at the same moved on Wednesday night and time.” the modern learning studio will The money is sent to two be transformed into clubrooms, villages where local agents meeting rooms and social purchase maize to feed those facilities. in need, usually the elderly and Stage two, which has yet to be orphans. funded, will involve setting up Mrs Muirson said it was always the former school hall to provide used for relief funding as flooding a versatile venue for indoor and drought meant food was in sports, performances and events. short supply. Eventually, the complex will also •If you need to get rid include all weather courts for of a load of empty cans, netball and futsal. drop them off at St Chad’s The clubs want to develop in Linwood, St Ambrose in the hall as a multi-use facility Aranui or St Faith’s church that will not only serve as in New Brighton, or contact their home base, but also Mardi Muirson on 027 316 provide sports recreation LOCATION ADVERT.pdf 1 1/05/2014 11:51:35and a.m. 5159 andNEWshe will collect facilities for other grassroots them.

ON THE MOVE: Freeville School’s modern learning studio has been shifted to the Pukeko Centre site. ​

clubs and organisations in east Christchurch. The joint project committee, which has driven the project, is aiming to raise another $1.1 million for the hall

redevelopment through funding grants, corporate sponsorship and a Givealittle page On May 28, the committee will hold an information session on site at 30 Chadbury

St for local groups and clubs, or anyone who would like to find out more about the new facility. •See Maurice Lawlor’s Soap Box, page 8

VISIT OUR LOCATION OUR NEW LOCATION

430 ST ASAPH STREET! RECOVER YOUR LOVED FURNITURE No job too big or small

tHe tRuSteD nAme in fAbRicS

“Specialists in real value apparel and upholstery fabrics” ANNEX RD

Still able to offer you the finest top quality new furniture

Visit us online

Hours of Business: 7am-4.30pm Mon-Thurs Fri 8am to midday or by appointment with Keith 027 566 3909

QUALITY FURNITURE SPECIALISTS RE - UPHOLSTERY SPECIALISTS

K E I T H H A RT S H O R N E 0 2 7 5 6 6 3 9 0 9

HARALDS 47 Birmingham Drive, Middleton | Phone 338 7700 | Open Mon-Sat 10-4

Taking Care of family Wills, Powers of Attorney, Family Trusts, Rest Home Subsidy, and Separation and Relationship Property Agreements, we’ll take care of you and your family. 3 locations: New Brighton, Styx Mill & Kaiapoi www.pierlaw.co.nz

BIRMINGHAM DRIVE

47

www.qualityfurniture.co.nz

P. 371 7500

MATIPO ST

BLENHEIM RD


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

News

Tuesday May 16 2017

.kiwi

5

Toy car charity puts a smile on Woolston boy’s face

SKY HIGH: A red zone dark sky park is one of the proposals that will be discussed at a meeting tomorrow night. ​

Red zone discussion WANT TO know more about the proposals for greening the Avon River red zone? Find out what a return to nature would involve when community group Greening the Red Zone holds a public discussion tomorrow night. The evening will start with a 25-minute film about four red zone proposals: Returning it to nature, natural playgrounds, a Waitakiri eco-sanctuary, and a red zone dark sky park. Environment Canterbury councillor Lan Pham will

then chair an hour-long panel discussion on the proposals. Organiser Ashley Campbell said it was a chance for the community to get informed. “With the consultation over the future of the red zone under way, it’s more important than ever that people understand what the proposals involve and how they will affect the future of Christchurch.” The event will be held at the Wainoni Methodist Church, 878 Avonside Dr, at 7.30pm tomorrow.

VOLUNTEER-RUN charity Gobabygo has adapted a ride-in electric toy BMW for 18-monthold Izack Lidget. The Garden City and Riccarton Rotary branches paid for the car and supplied volunteers at the handover, which took place at Christchurch BMW. Gobabygo board member Bruce Jackson said three toy cars were handed over to children. Mr Jackson said Izack, who lives in Woolston, warmed his heart. “He may be profoundly disabled, but he was aware he was in the car and loved the sounds – his face was a picture.” Also in the driver’s seat was six-year-old Laszlo Walker, who has cerebral palsy. He can’t walk by himself, which makes it harder to play with his mates at lunchtime. Mr Jackson said Laszlo, of Phillipstown, was immediately keen. “He . . . will be driving himself the moment he’s more confident, though he doesn’t like reverse at this stage.” Mr Jackson thanked the Ro-

CAR FUN: Izack Lidget loves the engine noises of his new toy car and is learning to control it using a remote control. PHOTO: DOLCE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

tary members who turned out to help, including car builder and fitter, John Harrington, as well as Len Holland and Russell Pen. He also thanked the staff of Christchurch BMW. Gobabygo is a national charity, which adapts and donates toy cars throughout New Zealand. Chief executive Gilli Sinclair said: “Thanks to generous sup-

porters and donors, and to the wonderful work Rotary is doing raising funds for us, we’ve been able to import another container of cars, ready to adapt. All we need now is the kids.” •If you know a child with a disability who might benefit from the charity’s help, get in touch via the website gobabygo.org.nz

Luxury

Christchurch City Council

AccommodAtion

Helping us, Helps tHe community Drop off or buy

3 family stores in your community

30 Main North Rd, Ph 352 4581 520 Cranford St, Ph 352 0515 50 Charles St, Kaiapoi Ph 03 903 0017

Treat yourself and your partner or friends to a Luxury winter “Re Treat” at Sumner Re Treat. Come and enjoy time away from the children and work. Relax in the spa and enjoy a glass of wine with our compliments.

Winter Special Rate:

2 people $185 per night, additional people - $35 each per night. Receive the 2nd night half rate. Pay for 1 night and receive one night half price when you book through Chris at Sumner Re Treat. 1 Wakefield Avenue, Sumner 03 326 5443 or 027 273 5555 between 8.30am and 8.30pm chris@sumnerretreat.co.nz www.sumnerretreat.co.nz

Strengthening Communities Funding information sessions 2017 If your community organisation needs funding to make projects happen you can make an application to the Strengthening Communities Fund. There have been a number of changes to the application process for 2017 and the funding schemes we offer, including the opportunity to apply for multi-year funding. The Council’s community grant applications are now open. Council staff will be presenting a 15 minute information session followed by individual advice and assistance at the following locations and times. Date

Location

Session time

Coastal/Burwood Thursday 18 May 2017 (Community Boardroom) Corner Beresford and Union Sts

9.30am–10.30am

Friday 19 May 2017

South Library (Boardroom)

1pm–2pm

Friday 26 May 2017

Christchurch City Council Civic Offices 9.30am–10.30am First Floor Function Room

Visit ccc.govt.nz or phone 941 8999 for more information. Bookings are not required.


6

Tuesday May 16 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

.kiwi

PEGASUS POST

Paul Stokes Our People Sensei nurtures future black belts Paul Stokes has been involved with Bromley’s Furui Ryu jiu jitsu dojo since the 1970s and has been a coach since the mid-90s. Noah Graham spoke to him about the evolution of the martial art and how it has influenced him and his students How did you get into jiu jitsu? I was playing rugby for a few years and my old man knew a guy who was running a judo club at Bryndwr YMCA, except it wasn’t judo, it was jiu jitsu. It was something else to do besides rugby. So I started there in 1979 and I’ve stuck at it ever since then. What was it about jiu jitsu that you liked? I think at the time, it was very realistic. There was no gloves, it was full contact. There were knocked out teeth and I liked how it was realistic as a form of self-defence. The discipline was great. Very, very disciplined. The instructor at the time would go around punch you in the guts and kick you in the guts. It used to be a blood bath really to be honest when I started. We have light gloves these days, you can’t send people away with cut eyes and broken noses too much. We used to use real knives, too, for knife defences. We were told to throw and stab each other. I just liked that part of it, you know, it got the adrenaline going. We would be doing lapel breakouts or something and the sensei would shout out and the whole class would go all out for one to two minutes. It could be two on one, or three on one – it was a massive brawl. Then you would stop and you would go back to what you were doing. You’d have your guard ready because, if you were doing something, the other guy would smack you in the face or kick you. The self-defence training you learned – have you used it outside of a dojo? I used to do a bit of bouncing and had to use it against knives to machetes to general street fighting. Only as self defence, though. I never used to go out looking for it. I bounced at the Dux Deluxe and the Redwood.

Dux was a crazy place to bounce at. There was a wide variety of different people from your yuppies to your gang members. It could be quite a rough place at times, really. Especially on a Friday. I used to help teach the bouncers as well. Furui ryu is a specific form of jiu jitsu, what’s different about it compared to other forms of jiu jitsu. Jiu jitsu comes as a mixture of judo, karate and aikido. Some forms of jiu jitsu are more aikido, some are more judo and some are more karate. Most styles these days are more aikido. Our style has been more designed for the street and to be as realistic as possible without having too many injuries. By being realistic, we teach people proper self-defence that can be used to protect themselves. These days we’re not too hard on the students. We still do full contact in gradings, but we wear a lot of gloves. We also do free fighting occasionally. How difficult is it to get a black belt in jiu jitsu? Very hard in our club. We don’t give away grades. We always make sure they do their time. If you train twice a week for the whole five and a half years you’d get it, but most people are more like six to eight years. I got my black belt in 1985 after about six years. Can you tell me a bit about your family? Both of my parents are Scottish. My mum’s passed away but my dad’s still going. Dad was a painter and I learnt my trade from him as a painter. I was brought up in the Redwood area and stayed in Christchurch all my life, a part from a ninemonth trip to Australia. What is coaching like? There’s always people coming up through the grades who you can’t let down so you just carry on. We have a kids class as well

SENSEI: Paul Stokes teaches Jiu Jitsu in Bromley at the Old Scout Hall PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER

as an adult class so you’ve just got to be there for them. We create a lot of discipline in our class and respect for each other so no one loses their cool and they behave themselves outside of the dojo. They’re all aware they have to be responsible. You get a sense of accomplishment from watching the kids improve to a black belt. To watch their attitudes change through discipline and the pride of seeing them getting

FAMILY: Paul Stokes has spent decades training at Bromley’s Furui Ryu jiu jitsu dojo, which has taught him discipline and focus, attributes he has passed on to his students.

their grade – it’s amazing. We’ve had some kids who have had to fail their grading and they cry, and I just say, “look, you’re not a loser, you’re only a loser if you don’t come back”. They come back and they get the grade, and the smile on their face, it is just amazing to see that. How popular is jiu jitsu in New Zealand? It’s getting more and more popular through cage fighting. We were the first jiu jitsu club in Christchurch and since then, clubs have been popping up everywhere. However, today jiu jitsu is associated with Brazilian jiu jitsu, with cage fighting and MMA. But our style is quite different to that. How did the club start? It started in 1967 as Canterbury unarmed combat

school. And then when John Bonniface came down in 1968, he got graded up to black belt to go to Japan and trained under Sugawara Geshu and came back with fuji ryu jiu jitsu and came up with our style in the early 1970s. What do you like to do in your spare time? I used to do an hour weights in the club everyday, but my joints don’t allow me to do that anymore. I’d go down and do a bit of boat fishing every chance I could get if I do have some free time. Fishing is a bit more relaxing. Try to knuckle around with the guitar a bit when I can. I’ve put that down for a while now. It’s been sitting there too long now. I learnt guitar about 20 to 30 years ago and I do need to get back into it.


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

7

Tuesday May 16 2017

.kiwi

HEALTH & AWARENESS

Loving your independence? Could this be you? Sally was referred to an Occupational Therapist (OT) as she was struggling to hear on the phone and was losing contact with her family and friends, she was wanting any help that could be useful following challenges since her car accident. She has: Ankylosing spondylitis (which is an illness that stiffens up the joints), Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and is a little hard of hearing. Fracture in her upper back from a car accident in 2015 Sally lives in a two storied home on a hill in native bush with her husband. She loves her home and gardening. Due to a combination of Ankylosing spondylitis and the recent upperback fracture Sally has a forward flexed spine, requiring her to bend her knees to look up. The OT visited Sally in her own home and covered the following info on the first assessment: Energy conserving techniques Regular postural changes to self manage back discomfort Problem solving Sally’s kitchen set up to minimise bending and reaching

Problem solved better phone options and also where to buy a cordless amplified phone Adjusting her office set up to optimise function when using computer Having raised garden beds and garden pots on her deck, Changes in social life since accident and covered the five ways to Mental Wellbeing to maximise mental wellness. Sally feels very connected to her two storied home, which is surrounded by native bush, situated on a hill. The OT discussed the challenges and solutions to remain living in this home long term and provided insights into ways to manage this including the potential of living on one level, use of the community van and possible bathroom adaptations. Summary from Sally’s perspective: Sally reports that she was delighted with the services as: - the OT came to her house and at a time of day and day of week that suited Sally best. - there was no waiting for the service seen within the week of referral. - it was so affordable - $135 assessment and advice - she received good advice that

immediately changed her daily life (so much more than improving communication by phone) - she now has clear understanding of both the challenges and solutions that may lie ahead of her. - This resulted in less worry about the future - She was impressed that the discussion involved her love for nature (still be able to enjoy her garden) and that it was not limited to immediate need and safety She expressed that she feels more confident about staying in her much loved home. She is aware of how to access future input from the OT who now knows her well. The Centre for Senior wellbeing is an information hub for Senior Health. We connect you to the services you need to stay living well and independently in your own home. See www.seniorwellbeing.nz for more information.

CSW

To enquire about staying safe and well in your home, just call 3772577.

Safe & Well in your own home

The Centre for Senior Wellbeing is located at 300 Colombo Street, Sydenham. The Blue Line Bus stops in front of the door and there is ample parking. To enquire about specialised exercise classes or physiotherapy treatment, phone 377-2577 or visit www.triggerpoints.co.nz

SPECIAL OFFER FOR

OUR READERS FOR JUST $49.50 RECEIVE

5 ISSUES OF RUGBY NEWS

PLUS LIONS TOUR SPECIAL EDITION

The authority on NZ rugby since 1970 – From local grassroots rugby through to the Rugby World Cup – On sale every two months

*

(Special Edition RRP $15)

To Redeem: email scott@rugbynews.co.nz with ‘Lions 17’ in the subject line 148-PAGe RGBY dND

SPeCIAL edITIoN

eVeRY GAme, eVeRY VeNUe Learn all about our past, present and future heroes. Plan your tour in front of the TV and on the road.

INSIde: Rugby’s most trusted voices Phil Gifford on the game’s greats Justin marshall calls it how he sees it

Ron Palenski remembers the classics Lynn mcConnell on the challenge ahead

ON SALE NOW at all good bookstores and supermarkets

Terms & conditions: Valid for one-year subscriptions and NZ addresses only. Recipients will receive Lions special edition plus 5 Rugby News editions. Valid for orders placed through scott@rugbynews.co.nz from 1 May 2017 to 31 May 2017 only.


8

Tuesday May 16 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

GO LOCAL

New sporting facilities on the way for the east Maurice Lawlor, chairman of the Pukeko Centre Joint Project Committee, talks about how the centre will help meet the needs of a growing population in the east of the city

Beach Cafe

Greatest Little Cafe / Restaurant in New Brighton

NEW Breakfast Lunch & Dinner Menu

Serving Locally Grown Fresh Produce.

16a Beach Road Corner Marine Parade, New Brighton Phone order - 03 382 8599

Open Tues - Sat 7.30am to late Sunday & Monday 7.30am to 4pm

Saturday

PEGASUS POST

Your Local Views

In The Neighbourhood

Beach Café is the best kept little secret in New Brighton. Gina and her team offer breakfast / lunch and Dinner also being fully licenced. With a great gourmet takeaway menu now available in the evenings. A great Early Bird special available from Monday to Wednesday of Eggs Benedict for only $10, this is a limited time offer only. For bookings phone 03 382 8599.

.kiwi

Monday to Friday Sunday to

to to

paperplus.co.nz

The loss of recreational infrastructure and facilities has presented a huge challenge for Christchurch communities recovering from the February 22, 2011, earthquake. Understandably, repairs to our roads, water supply and sewerage networks has had to take precedence over the replacement of recreation centres, sports grounds and clubhouses. Yet these are the places where valuable social connections are formed and maintained, connections that are all the more important when a community is dealing with the many stresses associated with a natural disaster. It speaks volumes that our local rugby club in Parklands witnessed its biggest ever jump in numbers immediately after the earthquakes – establishing 10 extra junior teams to cope with demand. Changing population numbers create further challenges for communities looking to replace recreational facilities. As neighbourhoods have changed, the demand for such facilities has also changed. Replacing what

SET UP: Freeville School’s modern learning studio has been shifted to the Pukeko Centre site.

was there before may no longer serve the needs of today’s community. Over the past three years, our project committee has been actively consulting with numerous groups, clubs and organisations in the wider Parklands area. It is evident that there is a strong community need for a facility such as the Pukeko Centre. There are simply not enough spaces in the area catering for grassroots clubs and many groups have been operating in less than optimal spaces, resulting in limits on class sizes and restrictions on activities that can be offered. In spite of the large areas of land that are now zoned red, east Christchurch is an area undergoing a huge amount of development and steady population growth. The new Prestons development alone is expected to bring an influx

of 8000 people into the area over the next few years. The Pukeko Centre has been designed to meet the needs of this growing community and to complement rather than compete with other facilities in the area. It will be of appropriate scale and scope to service a wide range of activities across a wide range of age groups – a facility that will welcome and support the community to be vibrant, active and connected. Stage one of the development is well under way and due to be completed in late 2017. More information can be found on our website – pukekocentre.co.nz

  FLAME FILES

YOUR LOCAL GARAGE • All vehicle repairs • Oil changes and services • Brakes • Loan car available • Tyres, punctures & batteries • W.O.F • Tune up VERY FRIENDLY SERVICE AND ADVICE

NEW BRIGHTON AUTOMOTIVE

ur

aG

e

Y

o

LocaL Gar

Phone: 03 388 3630 40 Hawke St (behind Z Petrol Station)

Sunlight can cause fires „„ By Mark Thomas, fire risk management officer A COUPLE of years ago I went to a house fire in the Heathcote Valley where low sunshine through a window had refracted from a small concave mirror sitting on a coffee table, setting fire to the adjacent couch and causing a lot of damage. If I remember rightly it occurred at about this time of year.  It seems that the lower trajectory of the sun is a factor.  What happened in Thurso Pl, North New Brighton, last Thursday was even

more bizarre. The occupant had been out and came home just before lunchtime to the distinct smell of smoke in the house. They quite wisely called 111. Wainoni and New Brighton crews attended.  They found a vacuum cleaner beside a small piece of scorched carpet.  It was evident sunlight was still refracting off, of all things, the slightly concave chrome wheel hub of the cleaner at a temperature hot enough to start the carpet burning.  If this had resulted in a full house fire I doubt the

very best fire investigators amongst us would have come up with this cause. And who would have believed them if they did? There are people still using portable gas heaters.  It’s understandable.  Once the gas bottle is full there’s instant heat for what seems a long time.  But these things release carbon monoxide and water vapour into the air you’re breathing and living in.  They’re also expensive.  Electrical heating appliances are far cleaner and in the case of heat pumps much cheaper.  Please change if you can.


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

News

Tuesday May 16 2017

.kiwi

9

Cabbage trees not wanted

„„ By Sarla Donovan PLANS TO plant cabbage trees near the Bridge St bridge have been given the thumbs down by residents’ associations in the area. The city council has proposed landscaping improvements to the bridge surrounds, which involve clearing and planting the north side ends and clearing weeds and gorse on the south side. Planting on the south side would be considered “as finance becomes available.” A mixture of flax, grasses and “a few cabbage trees” is suggested in the proposal, which has been given to the South Brighton Residents’ Association and the Southshore Residents’ Association for feedback. Both groups have objected to the use of cabbage trees, which SBRA chairman Hugo Kristinsson said posed a problem if not regularly maintained. “They are a cheap, short-term solution but are more expensive to maintain in the long-term. Leaves need to be regularly picked up to ensure they don’t get into the stormwater system. There is a stormwater pond in Bridge St reserve.” Cabbage tree leaves are highly fibrous and slow to break down. Both residents’ associations would prefer to see pohutukawa

PASSION: Tenaisjah Tauapai (front far right) with her dance crew Reality at the regional hip hop competition in Christchurch. (Right) – Tenaisjah Tauapai and her dance crew Reality before performing at the New Zealand National Hip Hop Championships in Auckland. ​

Expression through hip hop „„ By Sarla Donovan A NORTH New Brighton teenager Tenaisjah Tauapai finds dance is a way to “put the hard times into personal expression.” She’s only been doing it for two and a half years but already Tenaisjah’s competing with the best in the country. At the end of April, she and her dance crew were at the New Zealand National Hip Hop Championships in Auckland, striving for a spot at the World Hip Hop Championships in the United States in August. It was her second time at the nationals, which brought greater confidence. “The unity I felt with the crew was much stronger” said the Burnside High School 14-year-old.

NOT POPULAR: Residents don’t want cabbage trees planted around the Bridge St bridge. The trees regularly shed fibrous leaves which take a long time to decompose.

trees being planted instead. Mr Kristinsson said in spite of this, the landscaping plans were a positive sign. “Anything that improves the entrance to this area is welcomed.’’ The associations have until May 26 to give their feedback to the city council.

RED CROSS

NEW ZEALAND RED CROSS

GLOBAL LEADERS IN FIRST AID TRAINING Christchurch Course Dates 2017 Venue: 32 Birmingham Drive, Middleton

Ensuring a safe work place Learning first aid is not only a part of ensuring a safe work place, but also an integral part of our engagement with the wider community. We all learn the necessary skills to ensure that in times of emergency we are able to assist our work colleagues, but are we able to take these skills home, into the community or on to the sports field? not all work places are the same and the injury risk for each place can be wide and variable. The office attended by administrators does not carry the same risk as those people working with heavy machinery, or perhaps at some distance from a regular ambulance service. it is therefore essential that you pick the right first aid course to suit all of your activities – both professional and social. take, for example, an office worker who does not have a high risk work environment and whose concern might be to ensure that they can deal with minor cuts and superficial injuries, or the ability to perform effective CPr. These skills can be achieved on a course of eight hours duration and would generally fit into low to medium risk area. But take this same person on to a sports field either as a spectator or player when a higher level injury occurs. The eight hour course covering unit standards 6402 and 6401 (or 26551 and 26552) does not cover head neck and spinal injuries, eye injuries,

Being with hundreds of top dancers was “a bit nervewracking”, but also a learning experience as each crew brought different things to the table. Tenaisjah’s nine-person crew trains at Swarm Studio in Moorhouse Ave, normally clocking up around seven hours a week and more if preparing for a competition. Her sister Grace also trains at the studio and their mother Rachelle Jackson is the crew manager. Tenaisjah’s keen to make hiphop her career. “For sure, I’m very passionate about it. I’d love to carry on my journey in dance for the rest of my life. It’s the way I connect with others. It’s my passion.”

First Aid Revalidation Course (6 hours)

hypothermia and poisonings. The majority of injuries occur outside of the work place, in fact one in three injuries occurs in the home, making it the most common place for injuries to happen. new Zealand children are twice as likely to die through injury as children who live in australia. They mostly die as a result of motor vehicles accidents or falls in the home. fatalities from leisure and sport are not far behind those in the workplace. The wider 12 hour course teaches the additional unit standard 6400 and provides a wide knowledge base for medium to high risk environments. This course covers many of the skills required to deal with the most common injuries, such as falls (which can result in head, neck and spinal injuries) and dealing with complex scenes such as motor vehicle accidents. if you are not sure on the course best suited to your needs, ask your accredited first aid training provider. They can explain the course content and give you options that will best suit your needs. Look beyond the workplace and consider your family and your location. Check that you have a good quality first aid kit that is up-to-date with replenished items, and that everyone knows where it is located.

Cost $130.00 per person (certificates must not have expired for more than 3 months) Time: 8.30am – 3.15pm Monday 19 June 26 June

Tuesday 13 June 18 July

Wednesday Friday 9 June 24 May 23 June 31 May

Sunday 21 May 28 May

M Learning Workplace Revalidation Course (4 hours) Cost $130.00 per person (certificates must not have expired for more than 3 months) Time: 8.30am – 12.45pm Tuesday 20 June

Wednesday 7 June

Friday 26 May

For bookings please call 0800 REDCROSS or 339-7111 Book online at www.redcross.org.nz

USE THE RED CROSS ADVANTAGE - COMPREHENSIVE FIRST AID, ESSENTIAL FIRST AID, REVALIDATION OR TAILORED TRAINING TO SUIT yOU AT yOUR PLACE OR OURS.

NEW ZEALAND RED CROSS - GLOBAL LEADERS IN FIRST AID TRAINING CHRISTCHURCH COURSE DATES 2017 • VENUE: 32 BIRMINGHAM DRIVE, MIDDLETON Comprehensive First Aid PLUS Course (16hrs or 4hr upgrade)

Unit Standard 6402, 6401, 6400 and 25411 or 26552, 26551, 6400 and 25411 Cost $275.00 per person incl FA Manual & GST for 16 hours or $85.00 per person for upgrade following completion of CFA Time: Day One 8.30am – 5.30pm Day Two 8.30am – 5pm 16 Hours Thursday/Friday 4 Hours Friday 1.15pm-5pm 23 June 22 & 23 June 21 July

20 & 21 July

Comprehensive First Aid Course (12hrs)

Unit Standard 6402, 6401, 6400 or 26552, 26551, 6400 Cost $225.00 per person incl FA Manual & GST

USE THE RED CROSS ADVANTAGE COMPREHENSIVE FIRST AID, ESSENTIAl FIRST AID, REVAlIDATION OR TAIlORED TRAINING TO SUIT YOU AT YOUR PlACE OR OURS.

Time: Day One & Day Two 8.30am - 3.15pm 2 x Monday 2 x Wednesdays 12 & 19 June 21 & 28 June 12 & 19 July 2 x Tuesday 23 & 30 May 6 & 13 June

Thursday/Friday 25 & 26 May 1 & 2 June

Time: Day One 8.30am - 5.30pm Day Two 8.30am - 12.45pm Thursday/Friday Weekends 22 & 23 June 20 & 21 May 20 & 21 July 27 & 28 May

Essential First Aid Course (8hrs)

Unit Standard 6402, 6401 or 26551, 26552 Cost $155.00 per person Time: 8.30am – 5.30pm Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 12 June 6 June 21 June 18 May 4 July 12 July 1 June

Saturday 20 May 27 May

M Learning (App.) First Aid Courses Practical First Aid Unit Standards 6402, 6401 Cost $155.00 per person Time: 4 hours 8.30am-12.45pm Wednesday 31 May Saturday 17 June Workplace First Aid Unit Standards 6400, 6401, 6402 Cost $225.00 per person Time: 8 hours 8.30am-5.30pm Wednesday 31 May Saturday 17 June

FOR BOOKINGS PLEASE CALL 0800 REDCROSS OR 339-7111 • BOOK ONLINE AT WWW.REDCROSS.ORG.NZ


10

Tuesday May 16 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

.kiwi

PEGASUS POST


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Tuesday May 16 2017

.kiwi

GREAT food

11

Y ou r fre s h food pe op le

BROUGHT TO YOU BY... VANILLA RICE PUDDING WITH MANDARINS AND MINT Ingredients 5 Tbsp Short grain rice 2 Tbsp Caster sugar 2 cups Milk 1 Vanilla bean ½ cup Cream 1 Egg 3 tsp Butter 2 Cardamom pods 4 Mandarins 3 tsp Cointreau 4 leaves Mint leaves Directions Preheat oven to 160 deg C. Grease a 750ml baking dish. In a bowl, combine the rice and sugar then tip into the dish. Pour over the milk. Split the vanilla bean and scrape the seeds into the cream, add the egg, whisk all together and add to the dish. Gently press the cardamom pods but don’t release the seeds and bury in the rice. Bake for 30 minutes, stir then continue cooking for another hour. Peel the mandarins, removing

as much pith as possible, mix with the liqueur and put in a bowl. Shred the mint leaves and scatter over the mandarins.

2 sprigs Thyme 1 Ltr Vegetable stock 50 ml Cream 1 small bunch Flat leaf (Italian) parsley, to garnish 1 packet Streaky bacon, to serve

CREAMED WHITE BUTTON MUSHROOM SOUP WITH TRUFFLE FOAM AND BACON TWIST

Truffle foam 100 ml Milk 5 ml Truffle oil 1g Agar agar powder

Ingredients 250 ml Mushroom stock 50 ml Olive oil 600g Button mushrooms, chopped 1 Onion, white, diced 2 cloves Garlic, crushed

Directions Make up mushroom stock with 250ml water and set aside. Heat olive oil in a frying pan

using. Serve with bacon. Twist lengths, place on baking paperlined tray and cook in a hot oven until crispy. Truffle foam Bring milk to the boil, remove from heat, add truffle oil and powdered agar agar, then sieve and cool. Whisk on high speed until aerated.

At

NEW SEASON

Satsuma Mandarins Buttercup Pumpkins White Button Mushrooms 250g feijoas Large Persimmons Beef Rump Steak Diced Beef Chicken Drumsticks

and add chopped mushrooms, stir for a minute, add onion, garlic, picked thyme leaves and season with salt and pepper. Add mushroom stock and simmer for around 15 minutes. Add vegetable stock and simmer for a further 15 minutes. Check for seasoning. Blend soup in batches. Add cream and chopped parsley to finish and a little truffle foam if

.

..

...........

..............................

.....

.......

.......................

...

3.99 2.99 local FRESH produce KG

each

2.99 4.99 5.99 13.99 11.99 3.99

everyday

pack

KG

KG

kg

KG

in seioanfsruoit,nFe ijnoaos w

Pa s s os ll ri a m a T d n a s n o m m i rs Pe

KG

All our fresh meat is 100% NZ FARMED. specials VAlid 15TH MAY - 21st MAY 2017. ONLY AVAILABLE AT RAEWARD FRESH HAREWOOD RD, TOWER JUNCTION & MARSHLAND RD

harewood rd Mon – Fri 7.00am – 6.30pm Sat– Sun 8.00am – 6pm Tower junction Mon – Fri 8.00am – 7.00pm Sat– Sun 8.30am – 6pm MARSHLAND RD Mon – Sun 8.00am – 6:00pm

WWW.

.CO.NZ


12

Tuesday May 16 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

Avonhead 16 Radbrook Street

4

Family Home, Great Location!

2

2

Harcourts ID: RG8103

Built in 2008, this executive home is close to Canterbury University and in zone for Merrin School, Burnside High, Middleton Grange and St Thomas Of Canterbury College. A practical and sunny configuration offers family size living spaces, generous bedrooms and a third potential living space. The interconnecting living rooms open out to a fully fenced easy care and private 703m² section. Christine Tallott

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

M 0274 906 042 P 03 313 6158

Harcourts Twiss-Keir Realty /Rangiora Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Fendalton 21B Plynlimon Road

4

Stunning Sanctuary Must Be Sold!

2

2

Harcourts ID: PLS2240

The owners have poured their heart and soul into the meticulous design and build of this stunning traditional modern home, but due to a changed family life path with an oncoming retirement and the children now grown, the property must be sold, allowing a new buyer the opportunity for a beautiful home in a coveted blue-chip Christchurch location. M 027 413 0797 or 027 626 2824 P 03 385 0343

Harcourts Twiss-Keir Realty / The Palms Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Auction: Wednesday 31st May @ 3.00pm Russley Golf Club (unless sold prior). View: Phone for viewing times.

AUCTION

3

Very Tidy As-Is-Where-Is!

1

2

Harcourts ID: PLS2230

Whilst this property is an As-Is-Where-Is, the home is extremely TIDY and livable with HRV system, gas fire and modern refurbishments - offering a great buying opportunity for an investor, or perhaps a home to reside in and repair for yourself. The owner has decided to embark upon a new path meaning that this property absolutely must be SOLD! Sited in a peaceful cul-de-sac. M 027 413 0797 or 027 626 2824 P 03 385 0343

Harcourts Twiss-Keir Realty / The Palms Licensed Agent REAA 2008

2

Land Squarely on Bealey

1

1

Harcourts ID: BF27874

Sitting at the cities edge, this modern unit is a great opportunity for a first home buyer or astute investor. Three levels with open plan kitchen/living area with heatpump, single internal access garage and off street parking. What more could you need? Zoned for Marian college, Shirley boys, Avonside girls and Hillview Christian school. Within walking distance to the rejuvenated city centre. Sam Harris

Price: $319,000 View: Phone for viewing times.

M 027 256 4444 P 03 323 6045

Harcourts Twiss-Keir Realty / Belfast Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Marshland 739 Hills Road

5

Quality Living + A Shrewd Investment

2

5

Harcourts ID: BF28282

Situated in the Highfield development plan, with the potential for 50+ sections, sited on 3.9736ha of recently re-zoned land. Perfect for developers and Investors, you can reside and enjoy while providing your family with a quality home and lifestyle; future proofing your investment to capitalise on at a later date. Two income streams including the one bedroom standalone townhouse. Sue & Gemma Roberts

M 027 440 1282 or 027 223 6471 P 03 323 6045 Harcourts Twiss-Keir Realty / Belfast Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Deadline Sale: All offers invited on or before Thursday 25th May at 4.00pm. View: Phone for viewing times.

AUCTION FOR SALE

North New Brighton 11 Inverell Place

Mitchell Roberts & Mana Tai

Christchurch City 1/292 Bealey Avenue

DEADLINE SALE

AUCTION

Mitchell Roberts & Mana Tai

PEGASUS POST

.kiwi

Auction: Wednesday 31st May @ 3.00pm Russley Golf Club (unless sold prior). View: Phone for viewing times.

Contributor to www.realestate.co.nz

Redwood 7A Barnes Road

Much Too Large!

4

1

1

Harcourts ID: PLS2241

With four large bedrooms, spacious living areas and a wonderfully established 640m² section - this family home is now much too large for our down-sizing owners ... but provides a perfect home for a new family to grow! The home has been refreshed with modern décor throughout to enhance natural light, with refurbished kitchen and bathroom and also additional heating utilities. Mitchell Roberts & Mana Tai

M 027 413 0797 or 027 626 2824 P 03 385 0343

Harcourts Twiss-Keir Realty / The Palms Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Auction: Wednesday 31st May @ 3.00pm Russley Golf Club (unless sold prior). View: Phone for viewing times.

www.twisskeir.co.nz


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Tuesday May 16 2017

.kiwi

13

CONGRATULATIONS Harcourts Twiss-Keir Realty

TOP 10 SALES CONSULTANTS 2016/ 2017 TOP

2

3

4

5

Mitchell Roberts

Harley Manion

Sue Roberts

Christine Tallott

Jackie Frame

9

10

Linda Thompson

Andy Nurse

The Palms

6

Hanmer Springs

7

Brooke Kable Belfast

Belfast

8

Chris Vere Rangiora

Lisa Tippen Rangiora

Rangiora

Rangiora

Hanmer Springs

Belfast

Today we feature our Top 10 Consultants for the year 2016/2017.

Thank you to all our clients who have helped us achieve these outstanding results.

Harcourts Canterbury Results 2016/2017 Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Mitchell Roberts Harley Manion

Sue Roberts

Chris Vere

James Keir

The Palms Office

Hanmer Office

No. 4 Sales Consultant

No. 17 Sales Consultant No. 21 Sales Consultant No. 3 Rural Sales Top Listing Sales Harcourts Canterbury 2016/2017 Harcourts Canterbury 2016/2017 Consultant Consultant Harcourts Canterbury 2016/2017 Harcourts Canterbury 2016/2017 No. 3 NAI Sales Top Rural Sales Consultant Consultant

Harcourts Canterbury 2016/2017

No. 2 Rural Sales Consultant

Harcourts Canterbury 2016/2017

Contributor to www.realestate.co.nz

Harcourts Canterbury 2016/2017

Belfast Office

Rangiora Office

The Palms Office

Harcourts Canterbury 2016/2017

www.twisskeir.co.nz


Tuesday MayNews 16 2017 North Canterbury Thursday May 11 2017

BE IN TO

Latest Christchurch news at www.

PEGASUS POST

.kiwi

GREAT NORTH CANTERBURY

WIN! Bar – Meals – Atmosphere!

NOW OPEN the brand new

WAIAU TAVERN little brother of the historic

Be in to Win

YOUR SAFETY & SECURITY COMES FIRST! We have the solution to fit your needs...

Alarm System - installation, servicing & monitoring Satellite - CCTV - Locksmithing – Guards Security Patrols - Fire Protection

A NIIGHT’S ST TAY FOR TWO

at

LAVENDYL

Kaikoura’s Beautiful Dylans Cottage & Lavender Farm and a Double Pass into the Kaikoura Museum

1896892

Just read the ads, answer these questions and send them to Kaikoura Winter Escape, PO Box 86, Amberley 7441

Prompt, efficient & secure service

Ph 315-7262 Email admin@hanmersecurity.co.nz

Who is o pening in Mid-May? ............................................................................................. Which business is just 5min from town? ..................................................................

Jet Boating at its best!

1898026

18 Lyndon St, Waiau 027 357 9886 waiaulodgehotel@gmail.com

Which business is Built for the Future?...................................................................... Your Name:.......................................................................................................................................

Tailor made rides – 7 days a week.

Entries close 30 June. Competition will be drawn on July 3 and winners notified by phone or email. Prize must be redeemed by August 31. Conditions apply, school holidays exempt.

Hanmer Springs

JETBOATING & RAFTING Open 7 days 9am-5.30pm

1899880

Ph: 0800 AMURI 1 or 021 882 122 Em: amurijet@gmail.com Cnr SH7 & Hanmer Springs Road. www.amurijet.co.nz www.raftinghanmersprings.co.nz

Beautiful things in a beautiful 1880s cottage. You will be delighted!

Just read the ads, answer these questions and send them to Hanmer Winter Escape, P O Box 86, Amberley. 7441 Don’t miss our kid’s clothing clearance! 50% off all children’s clothing and shoes during May. Includes special occasion dresses. Be Quick!

1893951

OPEN DAILY

Go to acebook Kaikoura Museum for up-to-date news 1896047

Who is housed in a beautiful 1880’s cottage? ................................................................................... Yo ur Name...............................................................

75 Main St, Oxford

Phone .......................................................................

Ph (03) 312 1416

Entries close 30 June. Competition will be drawn on July 3 and winners notified by phone or email. Prize must be redeemed by August 31. Conditions apply, school holidays exempt.

in the heart of Hanmer

at unbelievably good rates Boutique boardroom for intimate & corporate functions, Family Gatherings – Celebrations Management & Training Retreats

Email ........................................................................

The Perfect Getaway!

Catering as required 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments - Spa

Discover the best of natural and clinical skincare, and rejuvenate with facials, masages and beauty treatments. Book now | 0800 150 026 enquiries@artisanspa.nz www.artisanspa.nz

Escape to the forest this winter... 11 acres, surrounded by forest, mountains, warm welcomes and facilities. Offering easy access to Thermal Pools, mountain biking, walking & outdoor activities, families, adventure tourists & group ps.

Premium stylish 1 & 2 bedroom apartments. Everything at your doorstep. 5 min to town. The Fairways is the perfect place to stay.

243 Jolli Jollies Pass Road

E: info@clearridge.co.nz | W: www.clearridge.co.nz T: +64 (3) 3155144 | Reservations NZ: 0800 555 596. A: 28 Jacks Pass Road | Hanmer Springs 7334 | NZ.

1893496

1893511

Located in the exciting new Civic Centre, West End, Kaikoura · 03 319 7440

Who is advertising Ski Hire?.................................

Great ideas for Mother’s Day

Vibrant History meets State-of-the-art Display Comfort, Style & Indulgence

Stroll through this modern museum, built for the future, and discover our past.

Be in to Win 2 nights stay for 2 at Hanmer Springs Forest Camp

1900385

Reservations essential

Gorgeous giftware, china (including Royal Albert), tea, teddy bears and dolls. Haberdashery and knitter’s supplies.

1900384

Ph:.................................................. Email:........................................................................................

1 Kersage Drive, Ocean Ridge, Kaikoura +64 3 319 3055 For the best rates – Book Direct www.thefairways.co.nz

1900402

14

Page 28

Ph: Ph 03 315 7202 Find F us on www.hanmerforestcamp.co.nz getinvolved@hanmerforestcamp.co.nz


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

.kiwi

North Canterbury News

Tuesday May 11 16 2017 2017 Page Thursday May 15 29

WINTER ESCAPES!

Winter? Wonderful! • Superb Pizza • Great Burgers • Fabulous Coffee • Light Lunches • Real Hot Chocolate • Fantastic food from our Licensed Restaurant • Outdoor Spas • Accommodation

“This could be the best you’ll ever have” Open 7 days

QUIZ HUNT! Great Prize to be won!

Get around North Canterbury, fill in the answers to these questions as you explore our Winter Wonderland and go in the draw to Win a Midweek Night of Luxury, including: • Accommodation at the prestigious Heritage Hanmer Springs with breakfast for 2 people. • A double pass to the amazing Hanmer Thermal Reserve • A tailor made jet boat ride for 2 with Amuri Jet

1896042

IInland l dK Kaikoura ik Rd • Ph Ph: (0 (03) 315-6446 e: jenny@mtlyfordlodge.co.nz www.mtlyfordlodge.co.nz

GREAT NORTH CANTERBURYS

 1. What is the make of the motorbike inside the Mt Lyford Lodge Restaurant? ............................................................ 2. What colour is the dress in the picture above the fireplace at the Red Post Cafe,Culverden? ............................................................ 3. How many soap varieties are displayed on the shelves at The Lavender Farm, Kaikoura? ............................................................

escape

• Exceptional Service

Treat Yo u t o a grea r Mum • Licensed t & tasty coffee treats • Open 7 Days by our cosy fire

4. What iconic feature from The Waiau Lodge Hotel is mounted on the wall inside the Waiau Tavern? ............................................................ 5.How did Hanmer Springs Animal Park’s Pepper Pig get her nose damaged? ............................................................

Mid-week Specials

FROM $339

6. What is the name of the cute caravan at Maisy Blue, Oxford? ............................................................

Show this ad & get a further 10% discount.. 1896044

For bookings, phone 03 315 7555 or visit www.selectbraemarlodge.com

Name .................................. Phone .................................. Email ................................... Post to: North Canterbury News Quiz Hunt, PO Box 86, Amberley 7445 by July 30th 2017

Sponsored by:

Competition drawn on July 31st 2017

Prizes must be redeemed by August 31st 2017 or by agreement with sponsors. Winners will be notified by phone or email.

1900383

7. What is the big white tube-like object featured in the Auditorium at the Kaikoura Museum?.............................................................

including 2 course dinner and light breakfast for 2

Mon - Thurs 8.00am - 5.00pm, Fri 8.00am - 8.00pm, Sat & Sun 8.00am - 5.30pm

Your Hosts, Trent and Carolyn Allison Main Rd, Culverden Ph 03 315 8492

1896467

Hanm mer’’s Best Quad Bike Ride – Guaranteed! MAY-JUNE FREE POOL PASS (Valued at $24) with every 2.5 houur Quad BikeTour

JUST $149pp ki Hire & Transport, For Mountain Biking, Sk Claybird Shooting & Archery

ADVENTURE

and feel the difference...

Up to 20% Discount

1896889

HANMER

Ph: 03 315 7233 E: info@hanmeradventure.co.nz 20 Conical Hill Road, Hanmer Springs www.hanmeradventure.co.nz

Visit SUN-THURS

*Conditions apply

Ph. 0800 587 873

www.settlershanmer.co.nz


162

[EditionMay datE] Tuesday 16 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

PEGASUS POST

.kiwi

HOME & HEATING Email sarla.donovan@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday

Air Con Christchurch Tucker Electrical We at Tucker Electrical offer true solutions with full visibility and quality products.

Air Con Christchurch Tucker Electrical With Solar PV (Electrical Power Generation) specialize in providing Heating, Ventilation there are many pit falls and false quick sales and Solar solutions with Automation to save are being made due to misleading television energy. As a sister company they provide the advertising and badly sold solutions. We at complete package with all warranties and an Tucker Electrical offer true solutions with Air Con New Zealand $50,000 workmanship full visibility and quality products providing warranty, being agents for Mitsubishi instant assessment of your actual generation Electrical, Fujitsu, Panasonic, Gree, Toshiba suitability by a full report. Did you know you can, if installed correctly, plus multiple supply options for solar solutions. Home Automation is fast becoming the check each panel is working correctly? Did normal control of energy and the Econnecx you know you can assess/see the total amount locally designed system is cost effective and of generation of your system and the instant can be used to control all aspects of your position of generation? Many package deals do or 7°C, home premises from turning not offer this and then you are only guessing While ordinary heat pumps produce less commercial heat below lights on/off to the control of the heat pump when trying to maximise the use and benefit ® onlyand Mitsubishi Electric HyperCore Technology central guarantees heating systems, and of course the of your investment. On a financial return basis COOL TUNES: Go to your local library enjoy some upbeat tunes as part biggest of New Zealand Music Month. On Wednesday, 10-10.30am, Ngā Manu Tioriori its fully rated capacity right down to -15°C sosaver, you hot getwater, all from your phone we can show you how a 12% return on your investment is quite simple. via an app. – The Songbirds, will perform at Shirley Library. On Saturday, 2-3pm, there all the heat paid for. Mitsubishi Hypercore is an ideal heat pump/ Call us for any information or confirmations will be guitars playing classic music from Bach to the Beatles at theyou Shirley air conditioner for the South Island as it works for free Build Back Smarter Home Assessments Library. Also on Saturday, 2-3pm, singer/songwriters Lana and Phil Doublet at the nominal rating down to minus 15 which are supported by the Christchurch City will perform at New Brighton Library. Then on Monday, 1.45-2.30pm, the e groups will perform at the Shirley SavIrish Save degrees at full rated output (no other brand of Council (we are one of only three suppliers for Chisnallwood School Choir, ukulele and pump does that), add to the performance the programme). All our assessors are Beacon Library. $250 $400 heat in the cold the multi direction louvers and duct Pathway Accredited and trained. Call Stephen Tucker on 027 432 6222 vane air louvers and advanced air filtration ® Craft Group ® with the movement sensor, all these add up to anytime or the office on 343 3049 to book Tuesday, 1.30-3.30pm the best performer in the range of all brands an appointment or assessment and free Take your craft work along or learn a HIGH WALL HEAT PUMP FLOOR CONSOLE heat pumps and wifi control and you have an quote for Tucker Electrical or Air Con new craft at the Seaside Treasures craft FH25 3.2kW Heat Pump KJ60 6.8kW Heat Pump Christchurch. unbeatable solution. New NewZealand’s Zealand’s best bestlow lowtemperature temperature group. ​Community Board Room, cnr Beresford performance performanceheat heatpump, pump,guaranteed! guaranteed! and Union Sts, $2 donation​

Winter Heat Pump Specials New Zealand’s best low temperature performance heat pump, guaranteed!

Winter WinterHeat HeatPump PumpSpecials Specials

$2549.80

Musical Faerie Storytime Wednesday, 3.45-4.30pm Head to the library for a faerie good time. Join Lily Peas Blossom and Rosemary Frogthistle for songs, stories and fun. New Brighton Library, Marine Pde

Installed BB. Conditions apply.

Seaside Market Saturday, 10am-2pm Head to the seaside this weekend and enjoy live entertainment, great food, fresh produce, artisan bread, arts, crafts, jewellery and more. With a bouncy castle and free face-painting for the children. New Brighton mall Mahjong Club Monday, 12.30-3pm Enjoy playing this ancient game in a relaxed environment followed by a cuppa. South New Brighton Community Centre, Beatty St

Winter Specials WinterHeat Heat Pump Pump Specials

Installed BB. Conditions apply.

While Whileordinary ordinaryheat heatpumps pumpsproduce produceless lessheat heatbelow below7°C, 7°C, ®® only onlyMitsubishi MitsubishiElectric ElectricHyperCore HyperCore Technology Technologyguarantees guarantees New Zealand’s best lowtototemperature its itsfully fullyrated ratedcapacity capacityright rightdown down -15°C -15°Csosoyou youget get all all the the heat heat you you paid paid for. for. performance heat pump, guaranteed!

New Zealand’s best low temperature performance heat pump, guaranteed!

Quietly Superior Heat Pumps

Game Zone Thursday 3.30-4.30pm Play favourites like Minecraft, Charades, Connect Four, Pictionary and more. Learn and develop strategies for new games, such as Dutch Blitz, Heads Up, Hand and Foot, and group games. Join in for X-box and PS4 tournaments. www.airconnz.co.nz Bring your friends or meet some new ones. All children aged 8-12 welcome.  Linwood Library, Eastgate Shopping Centre Photograpy Exhibition Daily, 10am-4pm Check out Steve Taylor’s work, showing throughout the month of May at the Brighton Gallery. He takes photographic prints of the local environment. Shop 4, Carnaby Mall, New Brighton

$4449.50

While ordinary SaSvaeve SaSvaeve heat pumps produce 00 55 000 22 44 $$ $$ less heat below 7°C, ® only Mitsubishi Electric heat pumps produce ®less While ordinary heat below 7°C, ® ®Road, Unit 8/33 Watts Technology HyperCore ® HIGH HIGH WALL WALL HEAT HEAT PUMP PUMP FLOOR FLOOR CONSOLE CONSOLE only Mitsubishi HyperCore Technology guarantees guarantees its fully Electric Sockburn, Christchurch FH25 FH25 3.2kW 3.2kW Heat Heat Pump Pump KJ60 KJ60 6.8kW 6.8kW Heat Heat Pump Pump rated capacity its fullyright rated capacity right down to -15°C so you get down to -15°C so you all the heat you paid for. get all the heat you Installed Installed BB.BB. Installed Installed BB.BB. Conditions Conditions apply. apply. Conditions Conditions apply. apply. paid for.

$2549.80 $2549.80

03 343 4441 Save

$4449.50 $4449.50

Save

$250

$400

Quietly Quietly Superior Superior Heat Heat Pump Pum

®

®

5.85kW Hiwall FLOOR CONSOLE (7.4kW max) Cozy KJ60 6.8kW Heat Pump

NEW HIGH MODEL 6kW WALL HEAT PUMP Golden Oldies Movie Screening Monday, 1.30pm This week’s film will be The Million Pound Note, a 1954 British comedy, starring Gregory Peck and Wilfrid HydeWhite. Arrive early for a cuppa and a chat. New Brighton Museum, cnr Hardy St and Seaview Rd. $2 donation Art Exhibition Daily, 11am-4pm, Saturday, noon-3pm George Aranui and Rebecca McNab are two local self-taught artists who have come together for this exhibition. George Aranui is a lino print artist and Rebecca McNab paints portraits with surrealist backgrounds. Eastside Gallery, 388 Worcester St

®

(8.3kW max) FH25 3.2kW Heat Pump Installed $2549.80 BB

$2699

Installed BB.

Conditions apply apply. Conditions

Unit Unit8/33 8/33Watts WattsRoad, Road,

$1999 03 03343 3434441 4441

www.airconnz.co.nz www.airconnz.co.nz

BE IN TO WIN THE INSTALL BACK If confirmed this month!!

6 YEAR WARRANTY Sockburn, Sockburn,Christchurch Christchurch $4449.50 Installed Installed BB. BB Conditions apply. Conditions apply

BE IN TO WIN A 6kW HEAT PUMP!! Quietly Superior Heat Pumps

Unit 8/33 Watts Road, Sockburn, Christchurch

www.airconnz.co.nz

03 343 4441 3886


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

[Edition Tuesday May 16datE] 2017

.kiwi

HOME & HEATING

Choosing the right heat pump for your home

Whether it be a new build, or a retrofit, most homes include at least one heat pump, if not a whole heating solution. They can provide cheap, clean heat and are much more convenient than a log burner as you just need to press a button. But how do you decide what is best? Choosing the right sized heat pump is key to ensuring optimum comfort levels. Every situation varies and it is therefore important to get professional advice from heat pump experts. The range varies from wall mounted high walls, floor mounted systems, multi systems, ceiling cassettes, right through to ducted central heating systems allowing you to have a very discreet way of heating your whole home to a constant temperature throughout. Firstly, you must select a heat pump that is suitable for the size of the space you wish to heat. Usually a site visit is the best way to ascertain this. Not only is the size of the area taken into consideration but also, insulation, building orientation, windows and ceiling space. There are a wide range of heat pumps available with different heating outputs so it is important to select the correct size for your requirements that will handle the job but not be unnecessarily overpowered. Secondly, the location of your heat pump is also extremely important. The cheapest installation is a back to back where the outdoor unit is positioned directly behind the indoor unit however this is not necessarily always the best option. It is vital that the indoor unit is positioned in a place that will not be

constantly blowing on you. Also important, is the location of the outdoor unit. Most people do not want their outdoor unit sitting directly in their outdoor entertaining area or right outside their bedroom window. Choose a brand you can trust. Many brands have come and gone over the years but there are a number of manufacturers who provide reputable and reliable products. All brands vary in their energy efficiency, quietness of systems and price, so it depends on your application as to which will be most suitable. Major brands such as Panasonic, Fujitsu, Mitsubishi, Daikin, Toshiba and Hitachi are all reliable brands backed up by good technical after sales service. Ensure your heat pump is installed by an accredited installer. This will not only ensure correct installation of your heat pump, but also validate the manufacturers warranty. Other things to consider when choosing a heat pump are time clocks, ease of use of the remote controllers, air filtration and also wifi capabilities. Heating is a major investment in your home and it is vital to get the right advice. Enviro Master Ltd specialise in the supply, installation and servicing of all major brands of heat pumps. Our salesmen are engineers ensuring you get quality, unbiased advice as to which system will suit your application the best. Enviro Master Ltd offer a free, no obligation quote and will come to your home to see what is required. Visit our website at www.enviromaster.co.nz.

P m A D g n i s i AttAck R ...at the source For existing homes with wooden floor construction • Stop Mould & Mildew • Reduce Heating Bills • Cost Effective Permanent Solution To Rising Damp • Free Consultation / Quotes

3 17

The facts about home ventilation Balanced Pressure vs Positive Pressure Under the New Zealand Building Code, all buildings, including residential, need to be suitably ventilated, either with opening windows or forced ventilation. Clause G4.1 states: “The objective of this provision is to safeguard people from illness or loss of amenity due to lack of fresh air.” There are many benefits to forced, or mechanical, ventilation over opening windows, including warmth, security, reduction of outside noises and reduction of condensation. Traditional domestic ventilation systems are ‘positive pressure’. They bring air in from outside via the roof space and force the stale air out through gaps around windows and doors. The incoming air from these systems has to be heated or cooled to keep the house warm in winter or cool in summer. The Smooth-Air HEX390 is a ‘balanced pressure’ system. It extracts air from the house and at the same time brings in fresh air. These two streams of air pass through a heat exchanger, which warms incoming air in winter and cools in summer if air conditioning is being used. This means that up to 80% of the energy which would be

ve Remo ells ng sm i k o o c am! e t s d an

wasted using a traditional positive pressure system is recovered, resulting in significant energy savings and therefore lower heating or cooling costs. Until recently, balanced pressure ventilation systems have been considerably more expensive than traditional positive pressure systems. However, with Smooth-Air’s unique manufacturing capabilities, a HEX390 balanced pressure system can be installed for a similar price as a traditional positive pressure system. Contact Smooth-Air on 0800 SMOOTH (0800 766 684), or visit www.smooth-air. co.nz or www.home-ventilation.co.nz

Ventilation Equipment Suppliers to trade and retail

Remote extraction fans

L

STOP RISING DAMP TODAY www.foamcrete.org

Free Phone: 0508 362626 Main Office: (03) 3764608 Fax: (03) 3764603

HEAT PUMP

● Domestic

Range Hood cupboard insert

● Commercial

SALE NOW ON! Amazin’ autumn Specials!!

● Industrial

• We will offer you the best quality brands and option of heat pump for your home/business

Smooth-Air has a wide range of ventilation equipment to bring fresh air into your home

• Providing Heat Pump solutions for over 15 years to Cantabrians • We personally guarantee all our products & installs for 5 years (providing annual maintenance has been completed)

Phone us today for your free consultation & quote 41A SHAKESPEARE RD, WALTHAM

PHONE 03 366 0525 www.enviromaster.co.nz

“A local team for local people”

0800 SMOOTH (0800 766 684)

www.smooth-air.co.nz sales@smooth-air.co.nz

264 Annex Road, Riccarton Christchurch 8024, NZ Ph +64 3 343 6184

Mon - Fri 7.30am - 5pm


18

Tuesday May 16 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

PEGASUS POST

.kiwi

SCHOLARSHIPS & SCHOOL OPEN DAYS

Selwyn House School Ultimate campus for At Selwyn House School core learning in english, mathematics and computer science is complemented by trans-disciplinary rich tasks and inquiries, which allow high levels of application, creativity, and problemsolving. The development of these skills, combined with crucial interpersonal skills, will enable Selwyn House girls to be well equipped for the future. Our futurefocussed learning environment caters exclusively for girls in Years 1 - 8. Selwyn House School offers a nurturing environment and small class sizes while providing a comprehensive and innovative approach to learning. This not only enhances the capabilities of each girl but provides her smooth transition to secondary school. Selwyn House is proudly the only independent girls’ primary school in the South Island to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP). Global citizens who will be well prepared to take on leading roles in our world are being created at Selwyn House. Selwyn House School is currently offering scholarships for the 2018 academic year in the categories of academic, all-rounder, boarding, music, performing arts and sport. Eligible girls may apply for a Year 6 Scholarship, a Year 7 Scholarship or a Selwyn House

Old Girls’ Association Bursary. With the Scholarship Registration deadline fast approaching, it is strongly encouraged that families contact the school directly for complete scholarship criteria. For more information on the benefits of a Selwyn House School education for your daughter, please contact Sheila Paisey (Enrolments Registrar) 03 355 7229.

Avonside and Shirley

More than six years after earthquakes damaged their existing schools, Avonside Girls’ High School and Shirley Boys’ High School are looking forward to moving to a cutting-edge campus on QEII Park. The design for the new schools has only recently been released. Avonside Girls’ Principal Sue Hume says being able to start from scratch has enabled the architects to come up with the ‘ultimate campus’. “It features better facilities than either of our schools has ever had in the past. We are very excited at the educational opportunities this will enable us to offer our students.” Shirley Boys’ High School Headmaster John Laurenson says the schools will continue to deliver quality single sex education. “Students will spend most of their day in a single sex 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.” Among the major facilities are a large Performing Arts Centre (with a 750-seat and a 100-seat theatre), three full-sized Gyms (complete with climbing wall), a Cultural Space and four Sportsfields. Each school will also have a long list of specialist learning facilities. Highlights include an Electronics Lab, Recording Studios, Editing Suites, 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). The schools are due to open on their new sites in time for Term Two of 2019.

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

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.

Selwyn House School 2018 Scholarships Registration Deadline Thursday, 18 May 4pm Academic, Boarding, Music, All Rounder, Performing Arts and Sports Scholarships available 2018

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

(03) 389 7199 | www.avonside.school.nz

KIWI SOUL GLOBAL VISION

For inFormation regarding enrolment please contact: sheila paisey on 03 355 7299 or s.paisey@selwynhouse.school.nz Be our guest - schedule your personal tour today

CVG SCHOLARSHIP EXAMINATION THURSDAY 8 JUNE 1-3 PM SHIRLEY BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL www.shirley.school.nz

SHIRLEY BOYS’ ASSEMBLY HALL Please register by ringing the school office on 375 7057.

OPEN NIGHT • THURSDAY 25 MAY 2017 6.30-8.30PM


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Tuesday May 16 2017

.kiwi

19

Exercise

sharpens young adult brains Regular physical activity improves brain function even in young adults considered in their prime and at the height of cognitive ability, according to a University of Otago study.

A

body of research already exists showing aerobic exercise improves brain function in older adults, but there is a limited amount of literature on how it affects young adults. The Otago researchers, led by Department of Psychology Senior Lecturer Dr Liana Machado, set out to test the oft-held belief that the brains of young adults in their prime might not benefit as much as older people from regular sustained exercise. They took 52 tertiary students, aged between 18 to 30, and put them through a series of cognitive tests on a computer while measuring oxygen availability in

the frontal lobe of their brains, as well as their self-reported exercise frequency. Dr Machado says their “surprising” findings, just published online in the journal Psychophysiology, show that both blood supply to the brain and cognitive functioning appear to benefit from regular exercise in young adults. “This provides compelling evidence that regular exercise, at least five days per week, is a way to sharpen our cognitive ability as young adults – challenging the assumption that living a sedentary lifestyle leads to problems only later in life,” she says. The research also provides potential insight into understanding why people

who regularly engage in aerobic exercise tend to function better on a cognitive level. “I think the idea that young people do not have to worry about exercising since they are in their prime developmentally is rapidly being overturned by mounting evidence that even the brains of young adults can benefit from regular exercise,” she says. “The exercise could involve brisk walking or more vigorous activity, and could be made up of a few 10 minute bouts of exercise, rather than one single block of exercise,” she says. The researchers also found that body mass index was not a key factor in how This unique powerful treatment provides you with pain relief in seconds

Be warm in winter with mohair and alpaca rugs, throws and scarves

St John Community Shop ✓Unbelievable bargains ✓ Value and quality

Supporting Life 140 Colombo Street Beckenham, Christchurch Phone 03 943 1639 www.themohairstore.co.nz

272 Lincoln Road Corner Spencer Street Addington Phone 03 338 2560

watch local | support local | shop local

Join our hosts Geoff & renee on sKy ChaNNeL 83 Thursday 7.30pm repeaTs friday 1.30am & 7.30am

WE SHARE YOUR VISION SKY 083 + On Demand

W W W. S TA R . K I W I

for enquiries, contact Geoff moreton: 021 1066 177

well the brain functioned, indicating that regular engagement in physical activity may be more important than body weight. Dr Machado says she had noticed over the years that university students appeared progressively less fit. “I wondered whether we might find significant relationships between exercise levels, oxygen availability in the brain, and cognition in the young adults, but no studies had considered this in healthy young adults.” These findings come at a time of increased scientific focus on links between exercise and cognitive health in older adults.

Discover this unique Emporium

Acupuncture • • • • •

without needles

Relieves all kinds of body pain Boosts your energy Improves sleep and mood Relieves asthma and hay fever Combat addiction (sugar, cigarettes, alcohol and drugs) • Reduce blood pressure

Plus a unique range of gifts, homewares and water features. Crafted candles a speciality!

TRY IT NOW - First treatment is free FOR A lIMITed TIMe ONlY

Dr Lan’s Reflexology Network Melrose Building 108 Sawyers Arms Road, Christchurch Phone: (03) 323 4168 or 027 231 8388

722 Marshland Road Top end Styx Ph: 03 323 9781 www.hitchingpost.co.nz


20

Tuesday May 16 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

PEGASUS POST

.kiwi

One step closer to your dream lifestyle

JUNE 30 - JULY 2 HORNCASTLE ARENA 10AM - 5PM Adults $8 - Under 12’s free

Star Media is proud to be sponsoring Canterbury’s first ever Playhouse Challenge Live Auction Saturday July 1 at 4pm Proceeds to charity - Birthright Canterbury and Tenants Protection Association

starhomeshow.kiwi Star Media Event


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Tuesday May 16 2017

.kiwi

REAL ESTATE A Huntsbury haven 73 Parklands Drive, Huntsbury Auction: Thursday, 1 June 2017 - Unless Sold Prior 3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | 2 toilets | 1 living room | 1 dining room | 1 office/study | 2 car-garage | Listing # BE192830

It is time for my client to say goodbye to his much loved home. With its sweeping views across the Canterbury Plains to the Alps you will never want to leave your new home. A unique semi-circular design takes advantage of the sun all day and optimises the view. With a deck stretching along the northern front of the house you will enjoy the outdoor/indoor flow from the living room. Summer will come again and you can entertain in those long evenings. Watch the stars at night from your master bedroom and in the morning, enjoy a coffee and croissant on your balcony. Naturally there is a walk-in robe and ensuite for you to use and enjoy. On the lower level are two good sized double bedrooms with a conservatory as well. A large family bathroom should keep

the children or guests happy. And as well there is the bonus of easy access, off street parking and a double garage. Don’t delay, call today, this lovely home has to be sold on or before auction day. To download Property Files: http:// www.propertyfiles.co.nz/property/ BE192830 AUCTION: Thursday 1st June 2017 from 12:00pm, Harcourts Grenadier 98 Moorhouse Avenue (Unless Sold Prior) Open Home Dates: Wednesday 5.00 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 2.00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. See you at the open home or to arrange a private viewing of this property call Debbie Pettigrew from Harcourts Grenadier Beckenham (Licensed Agent REAA 2008) now on 337 1316 or 027 777 0411

now bigger than ever

The magazine for gardeners who like to get their hands dirty

growing with you

SprIng Is here – It’S Sow Time how to get the best results from seeds and seedlings

100% NatIve In The capItal

September 2016 | 100%

It’s time to grow! New look and more content than ever!

Unravelling the secrets of Otari-wilton Bush

The New Zealand landscape awards The people behind the projects

MeeT LeSTer Brice A Garden coach

SubScribe from

$43.

50* Save our roSeS

$7.90 incl. GST

How a rose register is protecting our heritage

*6 issues/6 months

auckland Botanic GardenS Why we love our public grounds

ISSN 2423-0219

SUBSCRIPTIONS FREEPHONE

0800 77 77 10 www.gaRdENER.kIwI

21


Tuesday May 16 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Classifieds

Curtains

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 A GARDEN OR LANDSCAPING TIDY UP? Shrub, hedge & tree pruning, Lawns, Gardening, consistently reliable general property upkeep, Dip. Hort. 10 yrs experience, One off tidy ups or on-going service. Nick’s Property Maintenance. Keeping your garden beautiful. Free Quote. Ph. 942-4440

Trades & Services

Trades & Services

PLANT GROWERS

PLUMBER

Bettaplants Nursery

You won’t see Betta strawberry plants anywhere Strawberry Albion begins cropping early and continues in flushes until mid autumn. The heavy crops of mouth watering, sweet, dark red berries have an outstanding flavour that remains consistent throughout the season.

BEDDING & VEGETABLE PLANT GROWERS

Bettaplants 1934-2017

Hours: 8.00am-5.30pm Mon to Fri, 8.00am-5.00pm Sat

ROOF REPAIRS

ADD SOME

www.curtainfabric-outlet.com

Half Price Sale from $5 per mtre Call at Our Shop

CURTAIN FABRIC OUTLET

COLOUR T! TO YOUR ADVER

71 Hawdon St Sydenham Ph 366-5026

Health & Beauty

FOOTCARE

OASIS

Senior Citizens Foot Care

83 YEARS IN BUSINESS

27 Ottawa Road. Phone: 389-7855

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

Trades & Services

Mobile

Hairdresser Age Concern Accredited

Specialising in elderly male / female clients unable to go to a salon. Reasonable charges for cuts, sets, perms.

Ph. Chrystal 021 144 3314 or 03 385 2402

Public Notices

North New Brighton Residents’ Association AnnuAl GenerAl MeetinG

Public Notices

Monday 22 May, 7.30pm North New Brighton War Memorial Hall, Marine Parade

Weka Pass Railway

GUEST SPEAKER Paul Lonsdale from New Brighton Business & Landowners Association

We are RUNNING SUNDAY 21st May Running 1st & 3rd Sunday of every month

Refreshments available All residents welcome

FOR ALL YOUR

★Garden Clean-ups ★Pruning ★Lawn Mowing ★Garden Maintenance

Call us today for a FREE quote QUEENSLAND SUNSHINE COAST AUSTRALIA Resort, Ocean Views, Balconies, Self Contained, 1 or 2 B/R Ensuite, Heated Pool, Spa, Sauna, Free Internet, Shops, Restaurants, Tennis, Surf Club & Patrolled Beach, Public Transport at door. Ask for our SEASONAL SPECIALS. Phone 61 7 544-35011 Email: reception@mandolin.com.au www.mandolin.com.au

Waipara, North Canterbury

Phone 0800wekapass Depart Glenmark Station 11.30am & 2.00pm

www.wekapassrailway.co.nz

Trades & Services

PH 0800 4 546 546

• 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

• Roofing/ spouting • Maintenance • Installations Small work no problem

Ph 364 7080 (24 hour) Mob 027 438 3943

Lawns, Gardens & Home Cleaning

Free Quotes Professional, personalised service. Regular & one-offs. Fixed price.

Ph: 377-5814 For all your property and cleaning requirements Trained, insured & security screened owner/operators Multi-award winning systems & Franchises Franchises Available www.fviphomeservices.co.nz

GLAZING • Mirrors • New Glazing • Pet Door Specialists • Frameless Showers • Splashbacks WE CAN DO YOUR WORK NOW

Trades & Services

ALL BROKEN WINDOWS Phone Cushla 03 352 6225 or 027 352 6225

EQC CASH SETTLEMENT

Trades & Services

(0800 4 JIMJIM)

iain@dcmroofing.co.nz

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.

•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

EXAMPLES

40 years hairdressing experience in your home.

For all Plumbing

(Under New Management)

HOURS ARE FLEXIBLE Holiday Accommodation

PROMPT SERVICE

Stephen Thom Glazing 2012 Ltd.

Ph. 942-6036 for an appointment

Health & Beauty

Plumbing Ltd

Locally owned & operated with over 30 years experience.

25 Conway Street, Spreydon Treating hard thick nails, calluses and corns finishing with a foot massage

Michael Gale

9185885AA

ALL YOUR COMPUTER WORRIES SOLVED! *$30.00 off your first service with this coupon!* No problem too big or small from home PC’s to business networks. PC slow? An end to Viruses, Spyware, and Clogged Systems. Safe secure hassle-free computing. Lost files recovered. Microsoft Certified, MCSE, MCP+l. 30 years experience. Call Andrew Buxton this week on 3266740 or 027 435-7596 for $30.00 off* Custom Computers Christchurch

Gardening & Supplies

• 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

PEGASUS POST

.kiwi

Phone our local team 03 379 1100

9155874AA

Computers

Contact us today

8790441AA

22

AAA HAnDyMAn licensed carpenter LBP, all property and building maintenance, repairs, bathroom/shower installations, with free quotes 03 383 1927 or 027 245 5226 ciey@xtra.co.nz BRICKLAyER George Lockyer. Over 35 years bricklaying experience. UK trained. Licensed Building Practitioner number BP105608. Insurance work. EQC repairs. Heritage brickwork and stonework a speciality. No job too small. Governors Bay. Home 329-9344, Cell 027 684 4046, email georgelockyer@xtra.co.nz BUILDER LICENSED, available for all aspects of building. Please call 027 241-7471 or 335-0265

Situations Vacant

Reporter, Sub Editor Star Media is seeking journalists. We are looking for a reporter who will have the ability to file great stories for our print publications, including The Star and Community titles, and our website www.star.kiwi.

Send your CV to Editor in Chief Barry Clarke barry@starmedia.kiwi

The successful applicant will need to be competitive, have a thorough knowledge of Christchurch and Canterbury, have great deadline sense and have a passion for community news and the people that make it. Video skills would be an advantage. Star Media is also seeking casual sub editors. The successful applicants will need to have had experience with InDesign and able to copy sub, lay out pages and write headlines.

Trades & Services

Trades & Services

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. ***************** CARPET & VInyL LAyIng Repairs, uplifting, relaying, restretching,, E mail jflattery@xtra. co.nz, ph 0800 003 181 or 027 2407416 COnCRETE DRIVEWAYS Pathways, patios, garden sheds, garages and house floors, foundations, Phone for free quote, Roy 0274 316 860, N & R Concrete. FEnCIng & gATES section clearing, digger work, driveways & painting, free quotes, prompt service, ph Mark 027 331-3223 FEnCIng All types of residential, including gates, demolition & removal, ph 021 231-1860 Fencing Uprite PAInTER Available, All aspects in painting. Very competitive in roofs and fences. Please call 027 241-7471 or 3350265 PLASTERIng Stopping / skimming. 30 yrs exp, all work large & small. Contact Tony 027 222 2993 or Earl 027 345 0561 PLUMBER ALF THORPE PLUMBING Certifying Plumber for all types of plumbing, maintenance, spouting, alterations etc. Phone 352-7402 or 0274350-231 PLUMBER For a friendly, reliable, professional, competitive job, ph Nigel 027 413 6004 QEII COLLISIOn REPAIRS Free Courtesy Cars (conditions apply),All Insurance work,Rust Repairs &Private work. Spray-painting. Free pickup & delivery. Ph. 03 388 5187

ROOFIng Qualified & Licenced Practitioner. Re-Roof & Repairs, all types. Member New Zealand Roofing Association. Over 35 years experience. Phone John 027 432-3822 or 351-9147 email johnmill@ihug. co.nz 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, www.grahamsvideo.co.nz ph 03 338-1655

Wanted To Buy AAA Buying goods quality furniture, Beds, Stoves, Washing machines, Fridge Freezers. Same day service. Selwyn Dealers. Phone 980 5812 or 027 313 8156 A+ Household effects, fridges, freezers, washing machines, ovens. Good cash paid. Ph Paul 022 0891 671

Situations Vacant

CLEANERS REQUIRED Shirley/St Albans

Monday to Friday 3pm to 5pm

Shirley

Monday to Friday 6 to 8.30am

Shirley

Saturday & Sunday 6 to 8.30am We are looking for cleaners to join our commercial cleaning team. You will need to pass a Security Check and you MUST have your own transport. These are permanent long term positions and not suitable for holders of temporary work permits.

Please email your Application to csc@totalcanterbury.co.nz

or phone 338 9056 Visit our website: totalcanterbury.co.nz Please advise which job when emailing your CV.

Wanted To Buy TOOLS Garden, garage, woodworking, mechanical, engineering, sawbenches, lathes, cash buyer, ph 355-2045


PEGASUS POST

Latest Christchurch news at www.

Tuesday May 16 2017

.kiwi

‘Famous for their roasts!’

RESTAURANT & CAFÉ

Cooked Breakfasts $18 We are open from 6.30am

QUEEN:

Seniors SPECIAL

2 courses Soup/Roast or Roast/Dessert

IT’S A KINDA MAGIC RETURNS

Special available lunch only. Monday - Saturday 12pm - 2.30pm

Family Friendly

Aer an overwhelming reception from New Zealand audiences in 2015, Showtime Australia and Peter Freestone are bringing their huge theatrical Rock concert Queen: It's a Kinda Magic back to NZ, appearing at the Horncastle Arena on ursday 1st June. Capturing the imagination of Queen fans both locally and internationally, Director Johnny Van Grinsven attributes the show's continued success to the attention-to-detail; everything from the costumes, instruments and even the lighting cues have been designed to replicate those seen in real Queen concerts. Making Queen: It's A Kinda Magic extraordinarily authentic is the involvement of Peter Freestone, Freddie Mercury's best friend, biographer, assistant and constant companion for the �nal 12 years of his life. As Production Consultant, Freestone has schooled the cast and producers on the characters and nuances of the original band in order to perfect the performance. “We're extremely lucky to have Peter involved. He knows Freddie and the boys so well; his knowledge about who they are and how they moved and played and even their sense of humour has really helped take this show to the next level,” says Johnny Van Grinsven. Another highly impressive member of the ensemble is principal musician Giles Taylor who steps on stage as Freddie Mercury, and does so as the only tribute performer in the world who sings and plays both piano and guitar live on stage. Though piano and vocals have been a mainstay in Taylor's repertoire since his childhood, he taught himself guitar speci�cally for the role of Mercury. Supporting Taylor for this mammoth stage production are Australians Richie Baker as Brian May on guitar and Kyle ompson as Roger Taylor on drums, as well as South Africa's Steven Dennett as John Deacon on bass. Tickets on sale at Ticketek.

Kid’s 2 course special

$20 $10

The

RACECOURSE HOTEL

& Motorlodge

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

www.racecoursehotel.co.nz

WIN A DOUBLE PASS Star Media has a double pass to giveaway to Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic at the Horncastle Arena on ursday 1st June. To go in the ticket draw, email your name and contact phone number along with the answer to: Who plays Freddie? to jo.fuller@starmedia.kiwi Subject: Queen Competition Entries close 5pm Friday 19th May 2017. Winner will be noti ed.

JO A CLUIN THE SB BY EA!

Available Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday

PIERVIEW Restaurant

LIVE MUSIC - THIS SATURDAY 20th MAY GAME OF TONES MID-WINTER XMAS FUNCTIONS WE HAVE THE VENUE. EXCELLENT CATERING. PLENTY OF PARKING. ENQUIRE NOW!

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

All you can eat, 7 days

Bookings Essential PH

386 0088

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

NOW

le availab from

9am

OUR CABINET ITEMS ARE HOMEMADE CREATED FRESH ON SITE DAILY

Breakfast HAPPY HOUR 5PM - 7PM DAILY

COFFEE HAPPY HOUR

$12 LUNCH

SPECIALS

2PM-4PM DAILY

$3.50

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

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

AVAILABLE FROM 11.30AM-2PM FOR A LIMITED TIME

Live Music: Vintage Blue 6PM.FRI.19 MAY

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

H

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

Members Lucky Card Draw

SUNDAY BRUNCH

FUNCTION ROOMS SHUTTLE RUNNING Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat

By the Seaside! 10.30am-2pm

TAB POD GAMING ROOM

Members, guests and affiliates welcome

Lunch & Dinner

ClubBISTRO

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

Midweek $10 SPECIAL ROAST

www.newbrightonclub.co.nz

202 Marine Parade | Ph 388-9416

G VIN R E S

23

SUNDAY 3 COURSE DINNER SPECIAL

$25

SUNDAY BUFFET Sunday 28th May ALL YOU CAN EAT $25 BOOK NOW!

ORNBY WORKINGMEN’S

CLUB

«WHAT'S ON« SATURDAY 20 MAY 4.30PM

EASY COME EASY GO 8PM

FRIDAY 9 JUNE, NOON

CRUSADERS v BRITISH & IRISH LIONS PRE-MATCH LUNCHEON WITH GUEST SPEAKERS

MARION’S OUTLAWS Club CAFE

«COMING UP«

JOHN TAYLOR (Welsh & Lions Loose Forward) & RICHARD LOE (All Black Prop) plus special guests CANTERBURY SQUADS v LIONS 1950's, 60's, 70's

GREAT ENTERTAINMENT - AUCTIONS - RAFFLES Tickets $100 includes buffet meal & drinks.

WIN TICKETS TO BONEY M 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

Spend $15 or more in the CLUB CAFE from Friday 5th May to Sunday 4th June and go in the draw to WIN one of three double passes to BONEY M at the Horncastle Arena on Thursday 8th June.

still only

$20.50

Unbeatable value including your choice of fresh Veges and Salads

Hornby WMC | ph 03 349 9026 | 17 Carmen Road | Hornby www.hornbyworkingmensclub.co.nz | Members, guests & affiliates welcome


24

Tuesday May 16 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.

PEGASUS POST

.kiwi

Seedless Easy Peel Mandarins

10

$

99 kg

3

$

Fresh NZ Lamb Leg Roast

99 kg

3

$

1

$ 30 each Just Juice Fruit Juice 1L

99 each

Whittaker’s Chocolate Block 250g

3

for

450

$

each

The Good Taste Co. Soup 500/600g

2179

$

pack

Peroni Nastro Azzuro 12 x 330ml Bottles

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

Sealord Tuna Sensations/Lite 180/185g/Uncle Ben’s Express Rice 250g

Alpine Mild/Colby/Edam Cheese 1kg

$ 00

each

each

Wither Hills 750ml

Wattie’s Complex Mix 650-750g/Fries 900g-1kg

(Excludes Pinot Noir)

FreshChoice.co.nz

each

3

1179

$

900

$

FreshChoiceNZ

383 1004

FreshChoice Parklands

Certain products may not be available in all stores. Savings are based on non-promotional price. Limits may apply. Prices apply from Tuesday 16th May to Sunday 21st May 2017, or while stocks last.

Owned and operated by locals

FCPP1605

FreshChoice Parklands

7 00

$

Pegasus Post 16-05-17  

Pegasus Post 16-05-17