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‘Disaster’ to get $900k repair „„ By Julia Evans ST ALBANS Park is set to get a $900,000 makeover. The work will start in spring or summer, city council operation manager for neighbourhood and sports parks, Al Hardy, said. The upgrade comes on the back of ongoing frustration from St Albans residents who say the park and playground are a disaster of smelly, brown water. The park’s drainage system, which was damaged in the February 22, 2011, earthquake, will be repaired, said Mr Hardy. The flooding was because of a “failure of the existing drainage and a very high water table”, he said. “Conditions have dete-

riorated for the park since the earthquakes. Last winter was unseasonably dry but some surface pooling of water was noticed. This year has been quite the contrast with rainfall levels much higher than average.” As well as the waterlogged playground, the toilet block is out of commission, the petanque lawn is overgrown and marshy, and the St Albans Shirley Football Club has not been able to play a home game there all season because the turf is unusable. “It’s a disaster … the entire park is a mess,” St Albans resident and mother of three Rachel Donaldson said. “It’s a real dump.” She said it’s the worst it has ever been and a fix can’t come soon enough. •Turn to page 5

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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK ST ALBANS Park users are finally in for some relief. Work will start over spring/ summer on a much needed near $900,000 upgrade. The park wasn’t spared when the February 22, 2011, earthquake roared and, like many things in the city, work is still to start on repairs. Locals say the once well used park is now a mess – probably more so after the weekend’s torrential rain. But the city council now has an upgrade in its sights, so by hopefully sometime next year, it will be restored to its former glory. Former All Black and All Blacks assistant coach Peter Sloane was one of the early birds to visit the new Bishopdale Library (see page 1). We nabbed him there yesterday checking out the books. It’s a great facility. - Barry Clarke

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Bid to rejuvenate Bishopdale „„ By Julia Evans BISHOPDALE IS ready for a facelift. And a block of toilets in the Bishopdale Village Mall may be what keeps momentum going in the long awaited project. The toilets will be one of the first steps in the FendaltonWaimairi-Harewood Community Board’s mission to rejuvenate the suburb after the new Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre was opened on Saturday. City councillor Jamie Gough said the loss of the old library was felt by the community, and this new one will become a focal point of Bishopdale. The toilets will be the next stage in the Fendalton-WaimairiHarewood Community Board’s mission to rejuvenate the suburb. Twenty six people attended a recent Bishopdale Business Owners Association annual meeting, including mall business owners, staff members and city council staff, to discuss the rejuvenation. At the meeting, more than half of the attendees identified the toilets in the middle of the mall as the biggest eyesore. “The toilets that are currently

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there are in a rough state,” community board member Aaron Campbell said. They don’t make people want to be in Bishopdale, which is vital when considering its regeneration, he said. As part of its Long Term Plan process, the community board is

board wants to work with the community in coming up with concepts, plans and working out what they want for the area. “There’s a wider thing about getting the community engaged … so what are people’s thoughts on the toilets?” Mr Campbell Elmwood said. He said he would suggest the board look at funding the upgrade. putting emphasis on rejuvenat•HAVE YOUR SAY: What do ing Bishopdale. Mr Campbell you love about Bishopdale? said the regeneration of the What do you think could be suburb as a whole is a priority improved? Is there anything for the board. you hate? Send your views And the mall is a key part of to julia.evans@starmedia. that, he said. kiwi. “You judge a place by its loos.” •Library opening. page 4 But, more importantly, the

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OPEN: David Cartwright, Jamie Gough, Lianne Dalziel and Val Carter cut the cake to open the new library. PHOTOS: AARON CAMPBELL

PERFORMANCE: Kapa haka groups from Breens Intermediate and Isleworth School took to the stage.

Library gets grand opening „„ By Julia Evans THE WAIT is over. With the old Bishopdale Library closing almost six years ago, Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre was opened to the community on Saturday. The ribbon-cutting ceremony included speeches from city councillor Jamie Gough, Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board chairman David Cartwright and former chairwoman Val Carter. Kapa haka groups from Isleworth School and Breens Intermediate also performed. “The loss of the old Bishop-

dale Community Centre and Library was a huge blow to the community,’’ Cr Gough said. But he said the new building would become a focal point of the regenerating area. The $4.1 million city council asset was built on the site of the former Bishopdale Creche in the Bishopdale Village Mall, adjacent to where the old library was recently demolished. “The library and community centre had been an important part of the Bishopdale community since 1976, and we quickly set about establishing a temporary library in Bishopdale Mall, and finding the perfect location

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ONE OF the biggest satisfactions of Joe Cartman’s career is seeing trees he helped grow from saplings become established specimens around the city. For the past four decades he has managed the city council’s nurseries. When Mr Cartman first started working at the Harewood Nursery in 1975 it was just a shed and 2ha of paddock that had been used for growing onions. Now, as he retires from his role as nursery supervisor 42 years later, it has almost outgrown its 11ha site. There are several buildings, including a state-of-the-art propagation house built four years ago. “It’s great to think that they’re going to be planted out there in the world and they’re going to be there for generations.” Each year, hundreds of thousands of shrubs, trees and other plants are grown at the site for use in city parks, street landscaping, and the regeneration of native bush on the Port Hills and wetland areas. A legacy of Mr Cartman’s career, and what he feels most proud of, are the large-scale native forest plantings that are now flourishing in wetlands, on

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GREEN THUMB: Joe Cartman has spent the past 42 years in the city’s gardens. ​ than exotic varieties. propagates cuttings, and nurses riversides and roadsides around Mr Cartman was one of the trees into the mature specimens the city. original drivers behind this that people enjoy around “A lot of people might not change. Christchurch. think directly about it, but it’s “Most of what we grow Mr Cartman, who emigrated nice to see as you go past. I think here now is natives, it’s a big to New Zealand from north-east that’s going to be an increasing percentage, probably 80 or 85 England in the 1970s, said he’s effect. There’s going to be more per cent. We grow about 250,000 a nurseryman “by trade and little pockets of bush growing, native plants for re-vegetation inclination.” and it just produces a nicer feel each year, and demand is He will turn 70 on his next for the place.” birthday and is looking forward There have been many changes going to increase now with the replanting after the Port Hills to spending time on his 22ha during his long career, but the fires.” property at Cooptown, near most notable has been the move A small team at the nursery Little River, in his retirement. towards growing New Zealand collects seeds from local sites, •Richmond gardens, page 6 native trees and plants rather

•From page 1 The project is currently at the stage where the city council has completed drainage and turf renovation designs and consents are being sought before it looks for contractors. It comes at a time when the Papanui-Innes Community Board is investigating the possibility of an $180,000 extension to the skate park. Mrs Donaldson said the city council needs to get on with fixing “the basics” not skate park extensions. “It’s ridiculous to talk about extending the skate park . . . St Albans doesn’t need to be rivalling Washington Way Skate Park,” Mrs Donaldson said. HAVE YOUR SAY: What do you think about the state of St Albans Park? Do you know any parks that are worse? Email your views to julia. evans@starmedia.kiwi

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Your Local Views Richmond garden expands RICHMOND’S green thumbs have been given a space to grow their community garden. The Richmond Community Garden Group has been given a two year lease to develop just under half a hectare of red zone property in front of Avebury House on the corner of Evelyn Couzins Ave and River Rd. Land Information New Zealand leased the group the land for $1 after it had twice outgrown its previous space. It is the biggest piece of land LINZ has ever leased to a community group. The group’s founding member Hayley Guglietta said, since 2015, it has had a small garden beside Avebury Park. “But we had too many people volunteering – we just ran out of space and things to do,” she said. After approaching Regenerate Christchurch and being told to go to LINZ, the group had to prove they were “providing a space for the community” before being given the lease. But with nearby schools,

pre-schools and families already using the garden, it was not a hard sell. So now the group is busy planning its new space, which will be the first of its kind in the city. Mrs Guglietta said it’s not just about providing a community garden anymore. “We want to develop an area for people to come, bring their kids, have a picnic, learn something about gardening and be able to run around,” she said. The new space will feature above ground garden beds, fruit trees, a natural playground, picnic area and a nature and education focused community space. Initial designs also show a kayak rental shed for the adjacent Avon River, beehives and a lecture theatre with movable seats. The group has been

working with a landscape architect provided by the city council. And Mrs Guglietta said it’s proud to have achieved all of this with very little funding. “We’ve done all of this with a small grant from the city council’s strengthening communities fund and a small win from Z Energy’s Good in the Hood. But aside from that, it’s all been donations and pure manpower,” she said. Currently 15 volunteers work in the garden but members of the public are more than welcome to join. Part of the project will include converting the Avebury House garden into a medicinal herb and cut flower area. “Programmes at Avebury House will be able to use the garden, go out there and cut flowers … but we’re looking for someone who knows about cut flower gardens at the moment,” Mrs Guglietta said. It is also hosting a wicker weaving session as part of the development on August 19 at Avebury House.

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Sally Clark – The best way to get more housing is to demolish these old state homes, which tenants always say are poorly maintained and are freezing, and build modern warm homes on much smaller sections just like the population who buy their own homes have. This system will help many more get into affordable homes, and state tenants get brand new, fully-insulated, doubleglazed homes that I am very envious of. My house is freezing, even though I paid to double glaze. No one helps me with my power bills, so stop going on about your rights and be grateful. I agree that more rent-to-buy schemes need to be created.

there to find a house to rent at a price you can afford. The house I am renting isn’t great, hard to find a landlord that does the right thing by fixing things when they go wrong. And to have somewhere to live, where you have at least security and peace of mind that you are not going to be evicted.

Roger Larkins – Sorry, the writer lost me on the comment about a greedy Government. I think that the best option would be a path to ownership for state housing tenants. The current owner should do what is right for the customer, in terms of maintaining the property. But they do have the right to do what they feel is most appropriate with the property as well.

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Chrissi Tukaki – The land they sit on is the valuable component, especially in higher income areas such as Merivale or million dollar housing in Auckland. The casting out of a low income family is irrelevant as state housing kid themselves that they are a business model.

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Relatives of community centre founders sought „„ By Julia Evans THE SEARCH continues for anyone related to the founders of St Albans Community Centre. A 97-year-old time capsule was discovered when WHAT’S INSIDE: Nobody knows what’s the old commu- inside the time capsule found underneath the St Albans Community Centre. ​ nity centre was demolished due to into the history of the area earthquake damage. and is also hoping to find relaAnd since finding out about tives before opening the time its existence, the St Albans capsule. Residents’ Association has been But she said she hasn’t heard looking for any relatives of the from the city council regarding men and women who founded any concrete plans to open it. the centre back in 1867 or bur“We’re hoping we can wait ied the capsule in 1920. three years for the 100th After the last Nor’West News article, association chairwoman anniversary or tie it in with the opening of the new comEmma Twadell said a couple of munity centre, something like people had come forward with that,” she said. relatives from the area. The time capsule is a small “But we haven’t had any diwooden box. The screws holdrect relatives as yet,” she said. ing it together have rusted so it So the group is still looking. The St Albans History Group has been exposed to moisture at some stage since it was burhas reformed and had its first meeting since the February 22, ied on July 31, 1920. The capsule will remain 2011, earthquake. with the city council until its Mrs Twadell said that group opening. is now investigating further

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NO SLEEP: North-west teens played laser tag, bounced on trampolines, went swimming and rock climbing all throughout the night. ​

Teens long night of fun activities throughout the entire night. The 150 young people were joined by 40 youth leaders and city council staff while they went to the mega air trampoline arena, Graham Condon Sport and Recreation Centre, played laser tag, went rock climbing and watched movies. The event was supported by the Fendalton-WaimairiHarewood and Papanui-Innes

„„ By Julia Evans ONE HUNDRED and fifty teenagers recently did what teenagers do best – stay up all night. But it wasn’t any ordinary allnighter, it was part of the Northwest Youth Collective’s Dusk to Dawn event. From 8pm to 8am on July 7-8, teens congregated in Papanui and took part in a variety of different

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Burnside High School, in conjunction with Music Theatre International, is proud to announce its musical production of the Disney hit Beauty and The Beast. This classic tale is loved by many and, having been re-released in cinemas this year proves to be enduring to the modern audience. The Burnside High School live stage version of Beauty and the Beast promises to be a fantastic show that everyone will enjoy. Directed by Broadway veteran, Ravil Atlas, choreographed by Colette Inkster and featuring a live band, the show promises to be an audio and visual spectacular. Ticket prices are available from the Burnside High School student office, phone 358 8383. Shows 7-9.30pm Wednesday to Saturday.

Email julia.evans@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday

Scrabble Group Tuesday, 9.45am-noon Go along and play scrabble with the friendly weekly group. Exercise your brain and have fun. Gold coin donation. Sundbye House, 100 Farrington Ave.

Scrabble Club Wednesday, 11am-noon Go along to scrabble club. There’s no obligation, just go along whenever you can and join the friendly group. All materials are supplied. Free entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd.

Storytimes/Wā Kōrerō Tuesday, 10.30 – 11am Encourage learning through a love for stories. Storytimes is an interactive programme including stories, songs, rhymes and play. This is a free session. Free entry, Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd.

Science Snippets in the Library Wednesday, 3.30-4.30pm Science Alive! presents a free after school science programme. They have fun science activities and new interesting topics each week. Qualified educators lead children through interactive activities to stimulate interest in science. No booking required. Suitable for children aged 5 to 10, caregiver required. Free entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd.

Reading to Dogs Tuesday, 3.30-4.30pm These sessions have been designed to provide a relaxed and non-threatening atmosphere to encourage children to practise their reading skills and develop a love of reading. This programme uses dogs who are the pets of the city council animal management team and have been trained and tested for health, safety and temperament. Sessions are 15min. Phone 941 7923 to book a spot. Free entry, Shirley Library, 36 Marshland Rd.

Alienated Grandparents Anonymous Wednesday, 6.30pm Grandparents – have you been cut off from access to your grandchildren? Alienated from your adult children perhaps? You are not alone. Grandparent alienation is a global epidemic in the developed world which affects all populations regardless of socio-economic boundaries.

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Alienated Grandparents Anonymous has face-to-face meetings in 16 countries worldwide. Come to our local meeting for support, knowledge and resources. Please feel welcome. Confidential inquiries email aga.newzealand1@ gmail.com. Free entry, Papanui RSA, 55 Bellvue Ave. Go Well Group – Play Rummikub Thursday, 1-3pm Go along to Fendalton Library and play Rummikub. The game is an exciting, interactive strategy game that will test your wits.

Free entry, Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd. 3D Printing Drop-in Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm See a 3D printer in action and discover how you can design objects using free 3D design software. Get inspired and have a play with our 3D pens. A drop-in session for ages nine to 13. Free entry, Orauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre, 13 Bishopdale Court. Card Club Friday, 1.30-3.30pm

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A stampeding elephant storms through the muddy waters near the Heathcote River. PHOTOS: SARAH WEBBER PHOTOGRAPHY

Wild side of the Heathcote THE FLOOD waters in Christchurch didn’t quite reach biblical proportions but one photographer has managed to spread a bit of chuckle through her imaginative photographs. A stampeding elephant, churning up water as it heads for safety, a bear clutching a fish in its mouth and an orca leaping through the streets of Beckenham are part of an apparent exodus of animals from the suburb. Even old Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, the legendary water

The Loch Ness Monster, seldom seen at its home in Scotland let alone in another country, drops by to pay a visit.

creature from Scotland, makes an appearance. Sarah Webber, the photographer behind the shots, said she was stuck inside during the floods and wanted to do something creative and a bit tongue-in-cheek. She started with Nessie and posted it on Facebook. The photo was such a hit that she started getting requests for particular animals. “I was just rushing to get them done – it is not even good photoshopping,” she said.

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Hip pain: Do I have arthritis or could it be mainly my muscles?

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he team at Physical Sense in Sydenham sees clients with a range of symptoms but many of their middle-aged and senior clients visit complaining of pain in one or both hips. Physiotherapist Ietje van Stolk suggests that a major part of the pain could be due to muscle pain rather than simply arthritis. “Even if an x-ray shows arthritis, the reason for the pain may be the muscles around the joint,” she explains. Alternatively, a back muscle could also be the cause, as shown in the image. Ietje recalls one case where an 89 year old client with severe arthritis who walked with a stick, told her, “I will end up in a wheelchair, I cannot put any weight through my right leg due to pain in my hip and buttock”. “Within 4 treatments, she was walking with her stick but without the severe pain,” says Ietje. “The arthritis was one of the factors that made her muscles spasm but the other was that older people move less and the flexed position the hip is in when we sit is particularly bad for the hip.” Ietje is happy with the fact that although the client was 89 and could have been “given up on” or told to live with the pain, she made a difference to

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her health and wellbeing. At Physical Sense, hands-on techniques (massage and triggerpoint deactivation techniques) are used to release the muscles. The client also gets a home exercise program designed to mobilize and stretch the hip, strengthen the important core muscles and increase general strength and balance. They

teach a movement sequence that stretches the hip in all directions whilst the client is able to lie safely on their bed, perfect for older or less mobile clients. In many cases having the muscles released and being taught how to maintain it, is enough to stay on top of the problem. If severe arthritis is the underlying cause, some

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Lindisfarne nursery school Learning through

Lindisfarne opened in 1987 with the aim of providing parents and families with a nursery school which respects their individual needs and aspirations. We provide full time, part time and casual enrolment opportunities for your child, so that you can organise a schedule which suits your requirements. The teachers provide learning experiences tailored to individual children’s needs and interests, and the programme promotes

independent thinking and skill development. Our aim is to have happy, settled, confident children, who enjoy an environment which fosters a love of learning, and respect for all people. We are proud of our multi-national community and the opportunities this provides for both teachers and children. Regular parent and whanau activities are organised throughout the year, and we place an emphasis on a close liaison between home and nursery school, which is vital to any child’s success and progress. We do hope you find our website helpful (www.lindisfarnenursery.school.nz) but encourage you to visit the nursery school for a full information booklet. We will be delighted to meet you and your child, and welcome you to Lindisfarne.

Kids love CASPA! CASPA (Creative After School Programmed Activities) incorporating PAPA JACKS offers children the opportunity to be creative, make new friends and try new experiences all within a safe, nurturing environment. CASPA offers working parents an affordable after school and school holiday programme that their kids just love! CASPA attributes its success to the variety of activities on offer as well as the convenience and affordability for parents. CASPA kids enjoy an exciting range of activities including sports, music, games, drama, arts and craft as well as fun trips. Previous themes and activities have included a Karaoke Dance Party, CASPA Fear Factor, Healthy Art, Out of Africa and hundreds of other amazing themes/activities! CASPA parents enjoy peace of mind, knowing their kids are safe and enjoying the benefits of a quality after school programme. Some parents and caregivers also enjoy government subsidies for CASPA. CASPA is Child Youth and Family approved for the OSCAR Subsidy and in some circumstances, the full CASPA fee will be covered by the subsidy. For more information or to enrol, call Caroline, Rachel or Tania on 349 9260 or visit www.caspa.org.nz

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This have a mixed licence which means children of different ages play and interact with each other. It allows siblings to be together and gives solo children a chance to be part of a larger family. It also means children do not need to transition between rooms so can stay with the same teachers and children. Marshlands Nest does recognize the need for age specific learning and a portion of each day is spent in ‘nest times” learning with others of the same age. The team at Marshland Nest would love to have you as part of their family, please feel free to drop in or give them a call.


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Exposed Aggregate Stamped Concrete Plain Concrete Resurfacing Things we offer... Competitive/affordable pricing Attention to detail Professional service free quotes/insurance scopes

EQC REPAIRS

RESS We can make it happen TAKE THE ST UR WE ARE A OUT OF YO ONE STOP SHOP REPAIRS!

WINNING National Awards

from NZ Master Painters, sponsored by DULUX 36 Years in business now offering

Fixing, Stopping, Painting, Wallpapering • Piling • Electrical • Plumbing • Flooring • Painting • Roofing • Plasterboard • Wallpapering Gary: 021 329 881 Cam: 021 329 200 Office: 03 338 9886 E. office@gkfyfeltd.co.nz

Cell 0278 145 848 www.drivecrete.co.nz

EXTERIOR PLASTERING

Quality Workmanship

at Competitive Pricing Free Quotes

Aynsley Frewer M: 027 201 1296 E: aynsleyfrewer@xtra.co.nz PO Box 20534 Bishopdale

Trades & Services WATERBLASTING Quick service, great rates Call Bret 02041067205

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COLOUR RT! TO YOUR ADVE

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

•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

Holiday Accommodation

To Let

OASIS

• 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


NOR’WEST NEWS

Tuesday July 25 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

What’s On

To advertise, contact

Jo Fuller 03 364 7425

Entertainment

jo.fuller@starmedia.kiwi

Hurry! Italian Theme Finishes this Sunday! BUON Appetito! Experience the satisfyingly bold avours of Italy at the Garden Buffet Restaurant. e team at the restaurant is celebrating the tastes of Italy and has added traditional Italian fare to their already extensive buffet selection. One of Christchurch’s most popular restaurants, the Garden Buffet is renowned its wide choice of quality dishes produced from the freshest seasonal ingredients. Chicken Scallopini, Italian stuffed Hoki with Cheese, Lamb Stew, Fettuccine Marinara, Pizza Pie, Chorizo Pasta, and sweet treats such as Lemon Almond Tart and Tiramisu Cheesecake are just a few examples the specialist dishes that are currently available during the restaurant’s lunch and dinner service. Hurry, the Italian eme concludes this Sunday (30th July). Normal dining prices apply. Bookings essential. e Garden Buffet Restaurant and adjoining Garden Bar Cafe offer an excellent solution for company functions, and special events. Roomy, stylish surroundings with a warm and inviting ambience, it’s the perfect venue for any

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A West Coast welcome in the heart of Redwood, beautifully refurbished and something for all the family. TRY OUR WONDERFUL MENU & DAILY SPECIALS

Daniels Road|Phone 352 8355 coasterstavern.co.nz

‘Famous for their roasts!’

RESTAURANT & CAFÉ

occasion from casual dining to weddings and work functions. e Garden Bar Cafe is open daily from 9am serving full cooked breakfasts, excellent coffee, and homemade gourmet cabinet foods. By evening it serves as the ideal meeting place for a pre-dinner drink with cruisy live music every Friday from 6pm. e Garden Buffet Restaurant and Garden Bar Cafe, with plenty of secure, easy access parking, are located in the Garden Hotel, 110 Marshland Rd. For buffet bookings or function queries phone 386 0088.

We are open from 6.30am

Seniors SPECIAL

2 courses Soup/Roast or Roast/Dessert

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

Family Friendly

Kid’s 2 course special

$20 $10

The

RACECOURSE HOTEL

& Motorlodge

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

www.racecoursehotel.co.nz

THE HORNBY CLUB The Heart of Hornby

Available from now to Sunday 30th July 2017

Lunch & Dinner All you can eat, 7 days

www.newbrightonclub.co.nz

MID-WINTER XMAS FUNCTIONS

Bookings Essential

WE HAVE THE VENUE. EXCELLENT CATERING. PLENTY OF PARKING. ENQUIRE NOW!

PH 386 0088

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

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

OUR CABINET ITEMS ARE HOMEMADE

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CREATED FRESH ON SITE DAILY

COFFEE HAPPY HOUR HAPPY HOUR 5PM - 7PM DAILY

$12 LUNCH

SPECIALS

2PM-4PM DAILY

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

Live Music: 6PM.FRI.28 JULY

$3.50

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

AVAILABLE FROM 11.30AM-2PM FOR A LIMITED TIME

Sima

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

ClubBISTRO

Members Lucky Card Draw

FUNCTION ROOMS SHUTTLE RUNNING Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat

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

Midweek $10 SPECIAL ROAST

TAB POD GAMING ROOM

Available Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday

PIERVIEW Restaurant

Quality a la carte with a view!

Open from 5.30pm FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY OPEN FOR SUNDAY 3 COURSE SUNDAY BRUNCH DINNER SPECIAL $25 SUNDAY NIGHT BUFFET By the Seaside! 10.30am-2pm

Sunday 30th July

ALL YOU CAN EAT $25 BOOK NOW!

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

LET US ENTERTAIN YOU! PLAYING IN THE WESTVIEW LOUNGE FRIDAY 7PM: ROBBIE DREW THIS SATURDAY 4.30PM: IAN MAC 8PM: SHALOW SUN 2PM: $5 entry NEVILLE WILKINS & THE VISCOUNTS

SATURDAY 7.30PM

RETRO ROCKIN’

Anthony EasterbrookCarter & BACKPACK featuring ROY ORBISON mini set Tickets $20. Door sales $25.

Family-friendly and unbeatable value Dine and

WIN

A DOUBLE PASS TO SEE

LIONEL RICHIE THURS 19 OCT CONDITIONS APPLY.

CLUB CAFE & CHALMERS RESTAURANT

Club CAFE OPEN 7 DAYS LUNCH & DINNER

Gluten Free & Vegetarian options

Chalmers

Restaurant

OPEN Friday & Saturday from 5.30pm Sunday from 5pm

Early Bird Special ... FRI & SAT 5.30pm – 6.30pm Roast (4 Choices) and Free Desserts only $22.50 COMING TO CHALMERS

EVERY SUNDAY 12PM-2PM Bookings Essential

SUNDAY

6 AUG

$25 The Hornby Club | ph 03 349 9026 17 Carmen Rd | Hornby www.hornbywmc.co.nz Members, guests & affiliates welcome


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Tuesday July 25 2017

NOR’WEST NEWS

Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

24th - 30th July 2017

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