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Cheers for new school „„ By Emily O’Connell CLASSES STARTED at South Hornby School’s new site on Amyes Rd yesterday. Principal Simon Moriarty said building started in 2014 and has cost about $10 to $15 million. The school was based on Shands Rd but they have now moved to the site which was formally Branston Intermediate. •Turn to page 7

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Dalziel to meet police over bus lounge „„ By Emily O’Connell MAYOR LIANNE Dalziel and the city’s top police officer will meet over the ongoing problems at the Riccarton bus lounge. Ms Dalziel (right) hopes to meet with Superintendent John Price early next month, as finding solutions to the bus lounge linger on. The lounge, on the corner of Riccarton Rd and Division St, has been plagued with youth is-

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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK IF LIANNE Dalziel and police chief John Price can’t get any action on solving problems at the Riccarton bus lounge, then the war is lost (see page 1). That’s the latest twist on this long drawn out saga that is now nearly two years in the making. The problem: Teenagers and others causing problems for bus users and businesses in the area. The solution: Good, strong policing. But the police can’t be everywhere and disorder issues at the lower end of the scale get a low priority. However, people using the bus lounge should be able to do so without being hassled and made to feel intimidated. Police initially thought a bylaw would do the trick but that has gone by the wayside. A cynic might say resourcing. So it’s up to Dalziel and Price. – Barry Clarke

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Bid to curb uni parking spillover Residents to have say on restrictions „„ By Emily O’Connell A PLAN to increase parking restrictions on streets near Canterbury University has got the thumbs up from residents. The city council wants to put restrictions on streets from Straven through to Avonhead Rds. Public consultation will open next month. Ilam and Upper Riccarton Residents’ Association chairman Phil McGoldrick said many residents in the area get frustrated with the amount of vehicles parking long-term in their streets. The off-street car parking is taken up by university students and staff, he said. He said they park on grass verges and block driveways, which causes safety and aesthetic issues. Mr McGoldrick said even turning out of his driveway is dangerous because he has limited visibility. About a year ago, the city

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council decided to look at additional parking restrictions due to the amount of calls they received from residents. But Mr McGoldrick has another solution for the parking problem: Students and staff should cycle to university. “The university has told me that 40 per cent of their students and 60 per cent of their staff drive to the university,” Mr McGoldrick said. “They changed a lot of the roading systems to encourage biking but there is a very, very limited number of people who

cycle to the university.” A Canterbury University spokeswoman said: “The city council determines suburban parking policy and all parking requirements on the university campuses. Decisions about on-campus parking charges are made by the university council.” The spokeswoman said the university encourages more sustainable travel, including cycling, car pooling, walking or busing. She said a university survey in 2016 showed 19 per cent of both students and staff cycled and

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28.4 per cent of students walked, or skated to campus. Mr McGoldrick would like to see more done. “I think the university really should get its act together and get good bike sheds established as soon as possible. I think the city council need to address the issue. I think we need resident parking and we probably need meter parking about the university,” Mr McGoldrick said. He said the ideal solution would be for people who study and work in this area to use more public transport and bicycles.

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PLAYGROUND UPGRADE Templeton Residents’ Association is behind a fundraising effort to upgrade the Templeton Domain playground. The association will run a raffle at the Templeton Community Centre, 64 Kirk Rd, on Sunday, October 29. Once it has money in the bank, the association plans to ask the city council for help to upgrade the playground. AIDANFIELD DRIVE SPEED Vehicles on Aidanfield Drive will have to slow to 40km/h when passing Aidanfield Christian School during school hours. The Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board approved the lower speed limit, down from 50km/h. City council statistics show the average speed on Aidanfield Drive is currently 46.1km/h. Community board chairman Mike Mora said the speed limit needed to be lowered and the change will be implemented by the city council. YALDHURST MEMORIAL It was reported in Western News last week that the demolition of Yaldhurst Memorial Hall would cost about $500,000. This is incorrect. The actual figure of demolition would be about $50,000. The wrong information was provided to Western News.


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Readers respond to the potential of having more parking restrictions on streets near Canterbury University Kirsty McMillan – The car parks at the uni’s teachers college site are virtually empty as parking there is overpriced. This results in the surrounding streets getting crammed with cars each week day. This is a crazy situation that has being going on for years. The university is missing out on revenue and residents are parked out. Lower the price of parking on this campus and the problem will be solved. Janice Belgrave – The car parks at the Dovedale campus are always empty, hundreds of parks just sitting empty All day as neither staff nor students are willing to pay the ridiculous fees. $8 for a day ticket, which is $3 more than in the centre of town. The yearly permit is way too much also, $600 for staff. Not surprising that everyone parks on the road. If they halved the price, they would get more money than they currently get. Clare Burgess – Even if the university drops its parking charge, which I’m fairly sure it won’t, there is limited parking available. Unless you are there very early it is difficult to park

Philip Williamson – Build a parking building? John Rader – The uni needs to drop its parking charges. Sharren Wilson – Stop the insanity . . . think outside the box and put in angle parking – instantly quadruple parking spaces . . . it’s not rocket science.

PARKING: Parking for free about Canterbury University may get harder if restrictions are placed in nearby streets. ​ near some work areas. If you drop kids to school so are later in then parking can be a long walk away and parking costs aren’t affordable because these staff are on reduced hours and parking fees aren’t proportional.

isn’t a car park and they have a lecture in minutes, there should be more parks available not fewer.

Gill Weavers – Staff parking permit is heading to $850 next year and you aren’t even guaranteed a car park. You pay to look for one. They have oversold the car parks two times or more. Uni really needs to build a car park building and stop fleecing staff and students to make money off them. I really feel for the residents around uni as well. Biking/ busing isn’t.

Josh Mundt – Not to mention all the construction workers that are rebuilding the uni and can’t park on campus which have to park on the streets around the uni. This will make it harder to get to work.

Elizabeth Phua – Where else can they park, don’t need to make it harder, after all the parks on Ilam Rd have gone. How about free parking on the campus.

Angela Robinson – Christchurch has a parking problem in all areas as it was not looked at with any common sense when the rebuild started.

Wal Thomas – Free parking for bikes. A back pack costs $30. Bike fuel . . . free as well.

Shaun Evans – I can’t even park outside my house without getting a ticket. And no option for residents parking.

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•From page 1 The the cost benefit analysis on a regulatory impact approach just doesn’t stack up, she said. “It doesn’t stack up for drunkness and it doesn’t stack up for this. Getting children on the pathway of arrest has all sorts of life consequences that I think we need to try and avoid,” Ms Dalziel said. Senior Sergeant Stephen McDaniel said police are aware of the ongoing issues with youths congregating at the bus lounge. He said the problem is mostly during the late afternoon, weekends and school holidays. “To address the issue, police are working with retailers in the area, local youth workers, the city council, mall and bus exchange security,” Senior Sergeant McDaniel said. He said as a result of the multiorganisation approach police have seen a decrease in reports of the anti-social behaviour. The other 17 recommendations are still being investigated by staff and reports will be presented to the Halswell-Hornby Riccarton Community Board and then to the city council. Community board chairman Mike Mora said he hopes the recommendations will be in place by the end of November.

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„„ By Emily O’Connell A RUSSIAN businessman, who plans to expand the Yaldhurst sports facility, is happy with progress following a city council meeting last week. Canterbury Sports Ltd director Slava Meyn, who moved to Christchurch in 2009, built the Yaldhurst Football Academy two years ago. He is now in the process of planning a bigger complex on the 20ha block of land, which would include a gymnastics indoor stadium, swimming pool, sport courts, and weights area. Last week, the city council’s strategic capability committee recommended to ask staff to investigate a way of rezoning the site through the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act, and to report back to city councillors. Mr Meyn is pleased with this result as the other option could have delayed him up to five years with resource and building consent processes. “It’s a great help for us, because we can start to think about full site development and invite partners and investors to build the desired sports facility for the Christchurch

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community with certainty and the city council support,” he said. The land he wants to develop is zoned Open Space Community Park under the district plan, which does not allow for buildings larger than 1000 sq m. Mr Meyn wants the zoning to be changed to Open Space Metropolitan Facilities Zone, so he can progress the development as planned. City council staff have been looking into how it could change the zoning to allow the expansion to go ahead.

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They decided the best way to do so was through the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act. Which would require working with Regenerate Christchurch and the department of prime minister and Cabinet. The idea to speed up the zone-changing process has been supported by Sport Canterbury, Christchurch Netball Centre, Canterbury Basketball Association, Mainland Football, Canterbury Water Polo, Southern Districts Football Club, ChristchurchNZ, and Apollo Projects – Aquatic and Sporting

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•From page 1 Former Education Minister Hekia Parata announced the closure of Branston Intermediate and South Hornby move in 2013. Mr Moriarty said the best part was seeing the excitement on his pupils’ faces as they saw the school for the first time. “They’re overwhelmed in a positive way, it’s fantastic for the community and the pupils’,” he said. The school was built with structural insulated panels – a first in the country. The panels, which consist of an insulating foam core sandwiched between strand board, make the classrooms airtight and highly energy efficient. Mr Moriarty said the second part of the build is their school pool. He’s hoping the pool will be built by the start of next year ready for the swimming season. South Hornby School will have their first community open afternoon tomorrow between 4 and 6pm.

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Teacher moves up the ranks to Recently appointed principal of St Thomas of Canterbury College 2018 Steve Hart has been with the school for 13 years. He has been deputy principal for 10 years and head of sport for three. He talks to Emily O’Connell What was the first sport you played? Rugby would have been the first sport that I played and I was four-years-old. I don’t play any sports now, I finished playing rugby when I was 29 years old. My favourite part was the camaraderie. What got you into teaching? Teaching is something I’ve always wanted to do even when I was at secondary school. Just really wanted to do that and yes, as soon as I could, I got into teacher’s college. Just loved teaching ever since. I don’t feel I’ve worked a day in my life, just love coming to work and working with young people. How long have you been teaching then? When did I start . . . 2000 was my first year, so what are we, it

NEW PRINCIPAL: St Thomas of Canterbury deputy principal Steve Hart will be principal from 2018. PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER. ​ would be 17 years. What was the first school you taught at? I taught at St Peter’s College in Auckland. What do you remember about your first job there? What I do remember is when I left teacher’s college I thought I knew a lot, but when I started teaching I realised very quickly

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people and you’re interested in them, that’s the trick to it. What keeps you motivated? Definitely the people – the boys at St Thomas’ are just fantastic. Just watching young people develop, when you get to do that, yes, you’re quite blessed. It’s quite a special thing to see boys come in here at 12 to 13-years-old and then bump into them further

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lead school Where did you grow up? I’m from Christchurch, I’ve grown up here and I spent obviously some time up in Auckland. I went over to the United Kingdom for three years with my wife. We came back to Christchurch to have our first child and yes, been here ever since – been at St Thomas’ ever since that. Did you enjoy teaching in the United Kingdom? Yes, it was very different, massive diversity. I worked in a few different schools. I actually worked up in Scotland for a while as well, in kind of a residential unit for boys who had a pretty tough time in life. That was very difficult for them but just to be around them as well and see the

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really tough start they had to life. The big thing I took away from that was how lucky children who are brought up in New Zealand are. There’s so many more opportunities that they get here that they are not really able to have other there in the United Kingdom. What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learnt from teaching? The thing I hope we provide young people with, which is becoming more and more of a challenge in society today, is it’s okay to fail and it’s okay when things don’t go right. It’s important that schools and adults help children understand that so we can try and really foster that resilience in them.

RELAXED: Steve Hart said the key to teaching is seeing students as young people and being interested in them.

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Boarding house turns 100 „„ By Julia Evans FORMER Christchurch Boys’ High School students are going back to school. Old boys from across the country will be celebrating the centenary of its boarding house, Adams House, over the long weekend. Opening in 1917, over the following 100 years the hostel has housed 10 per cent of the school’s roll. Some notables include retired High Court judge Lester Chisholm, 21-year-old millionaire Jake Millar, president of Elizabeth Arden Peter England, New Zealand squash champion Paul Coll, sevens rugby player Mark Jackman. And of course it wouldn’t be CBHS without some All Blacks – Stu Loe, Dave Hewitt, Scott Hamilton and Adam Thompson were all boarders before starting their rugby careers. To mark the occasion, the old boys are returning to bunk down in their former dorm rooms, have high tea, breakfast and tours of the modern school. Although the first boarders were not treated with the same luxury, like unlimited Wi-Fi or the automated cricket bowling machine, students have now.

ORIGINAL: Adams House has housed 10 per cent of the school roll at Christchurch Boys’ High School in its 100 years. ​ Below: What it looks like today

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Uni, Chch club players take rugby awards CANTERBURY University’s Sam Godwin has been named the province’s top development player. He was honoured at the Canterbury rugby awards evening at The Piano Centre for Music and the Arts last week. Godwin’s high work rate saw him regularly feature at the top of individual tackle counts. His presence inspires others on the field, which is a testament to the respect he earns from his peers and the team management. A number of other players from around Canterbury also picked up awards. Marist Albion’s Daniel Fransen was named men’s sevens player of the year after outstanding series’ with his club and for Canterbury, which earned him selection in the New Zealand development team. He scored 12 tries during the Canterbury sevens campaign and showed adept goal-kicking abilities to finish with 118 points for the season, 44 of which were scored at nationals. Christchurch’s William Tucker took home the men’s under-19 player of the year. The young lock was recognised for his diverse skill set, aerial abilities and important set-piece contribution. He also plays a significant role off the field as a leader within the group.

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HARD WORKER: Canterbury University’s Sam Godwin won the Canterbury development player of the year award for his “unquenchable thirst for work”. PHOTO: CHARLIE ROSE CREATIVE

He accumulated an impressive amount of time on the field this year, playing every minute of every game throughout the representative season. Christchurch’s Lucy Anderson and Lincoln University’s Rebecca Todd were joint winners of the women’s player of the year award. Anderson has solid defence, an intelligent attacking mindset,

strong ball-carrying skills, and exhibits great leadership in the Canterbury backline. Todd, who is equally as prominent on defence and attack, has played at both No 8 and hooker already this season. She inspires others with her consistently high work rate, onfield organisation, and ability to read the game. Others from around the city

picked up awards as well. TeRauoriwa Gapper was named women’s sevens player of the year. Her fitness, speed and physicality make her an ideal sevens player, She possesses a high work rate, good defence, and the ability to beat defenders one-on-one. As captain, Gapper led the team to the South Island regional title and the national tournament. She always features

prominently whenever she wears the red and black jersey. Lincoln’s Nick Werahiko was named Maori player of the year. Werahiko is a fine example of what loyalty, integrity and commitment looks like in a young athlete. He was recently awarded his 100-game blazer for his division one club team, was named Waitaha captain for the second year and featured in the Canterbury A side on numerous occasions this year. Richie Mo’unga was named Canterbury rugby supporters club player of the year. The first five-eighth has had an outstanding success rate with the boot this season and is one of the leading point-scorers in the Mitre 10 Cup. Mo’unga shows composure and maturity beyond his 23 years as he directs play from the cutter. Prebbleton life member Tony Grimwood was awarded volunteer of the year for his 38year commitment to the club. There is no job too big or small for Grimwood, who said he didn’t do it for an award. “It’s a great club with great people. So it is quite easy to see why the years have flown by,” he said.

Lower speed limits working „„ By Emily O’Connell

SPEED: Since the speed change from 60km/h to 50km/h, residents have noticed a difference on roads like Haslwell Junction Rd. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

A HALSWELL resident says reduced speed limits in the area are a lot better but more could still be done. Speed limits on multiple roads in Halswell were reduced earlier this year. Halswell Junction Rd was reduced from 60km/h to 50km/h, Quaifes Rd from 80km/h to 50km/h and 100m of Quaifes Rd south-east of Whincops Rd from 80km/h to 70km/h. Marshs Rd was reduced from 80km/h to 70km/h, Sparks Rd from 80km/h to 60km/h and Sutherlands Rd from 80km/h to

60km/h. Jenny Hawke said she likes the lower speeds but on some roads people just ignore them. “Definitely getting the speed limits lowered is the first step but, because I do a lot of driving, I drive from Halswell to Rangiora every day for work, I just find that people don’t bother sticking to the speed limit,” she said. Miss Hawke said if there were more consequences around speeding, people might pay more attention. “When you’re driving every day and once in a blue moon, you see a police car or someone pulled

over then, you know, it doesn’t mean much. It’s frustrating that there are not more consequences for that,” she said. City council transport acting manager operations said speed counts showed the average was down along Halswell Junction Rd. She said the Haslwell residents’ she had spoken to liked the changes. “We’ve got quite a few elderly neighbours and you feel better watching them cross the road and you know it’s safer for them because they’ve got more time,” Miss Hawke said.


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New premises for Southern Chiropractic The move to bigger and brighter premises means Southern Chiropractic clients will feel envigorated when they visit principal chiropractor Andre Grob. “I have been based for 10 years in Halswell so really wanted to find a location that was still accessible for my patients in this area and also easy for those who travel further afield for treatment,” Andre says. The rooms are down the driveway opposite Our Vet at Halswell on 3 Kennedy’s Bush Rd. There is plenty of parking on the street in front of the building which houses Mike Pero and other businesses. A generous waiting area has standing room or low and high seating, depending on where clients find it most comfortable. The treatment room is spacious and allows those who are seeking chiropractic care ample room to talk to Andre about what they are experiencing as well as a separate area for him to treat you. For those who may not be aware chiropractic treatment isn’t just about specialised spinal adjustment. The effective use of low level laser treatment

for assisting in the healing of deep tissue and joint problems has been used for more than 40 years. This treatment, which uses photo stimulation of mitochondria in cells, is able to penetrate into the site of injury to promote healing and reduce inflammation – relaxing muscles and reducing pain. Andre has seen how the non-invasive treatment has resulted in impressive results for his clients. The treatment, which only takes 15 to 20 minutes, is especially effective with muscle and joint pain, stiffness associated with arthritis, neck and lower back pain. It is approved by the FDA and Meta analysis by the Lancet Medical Journal also endorses the treatment saying it can reduce pain intensity, disability and the reoccurrence of pain. Andre can also provide other treatments including adjustments, exercises, stretches and muscle therapy – to readjust the body or help it heal from conditions that are physical in origin. These can include problems such as back pain, muscle spasms, headaches and poor posture. It is also completely appropriate to

receive chiropractic care even though you may not have symptoms. Unlike standard medical doctors who you visit when you have symptoms that need to be treated, chiropractors offer adjustments to improve spinal alignment and overall wellbeing – and can prevent the pain or other symptoms even starting.

ACC recognises chiropractors as primary health care specialists when it comes to spinal care so you do not need a referral from a GP to seek treatment for a back or neck injury as a result of accidental causes. In the event of an accident we can initiate a claim directly and if it is accepted, treatment costs will be subsidised.

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Physical Sense supports senior well-being Eight yEars ago, the Physical sense gym and Physio in sydenham, created a program to help stroke survivors. Their specialised exercise program is based on the work of the Burwood stroke rehabilitation team. Participants were so happy with the classes and the benefits they experienced that it has now grown to four classes each week. New classes have also been added to be effective for those who have suffered from Osteoporosis, intermittent Claudication, and Diabetes. On top of that they also run four weekly classes for seniors. These weekly rehabilitation and injury prevention classes can lead to continued gym membership at a reduced cost. Participants may also be eligible for a WiNZ subsidy to pay for the continued gym membership. Join one of the classes and increase your strength and mobility or just come in to find out more about what assistance is available for you. it all starts with a free assessment on Monday at 11.30 am where an experienced physiotherapist will assess your situation and advise you on the most appropriate exercise group with the aim to enable you to keep living as independently as possible. Life can get tougher as we get older, and it’s often easy to think that we should

Join the classes at Physical Sense simply struggle on. yet a huge range of services are available to make life easier. Because these services are sometimes difficult to find, a new non-profit Centre for senior Wellbeing has been established. here you can get all the information needed to make sure that you (or your

parents) can keep on living independently. it is a “walk-in” information centre where the staff are happy to connect you to the services you need to; -prevent falling, -make adjustments to home and surroundings, -reduce pain, -stay mobile, care for your feet.

Problems with feet is a real issue for many older people with limited flexibility. The Centre offers in-home footcare for a reasonable fee. additionally, there are services provided by dieticians to help with weight gain or loss, nutrition and shopping. also occupational therapists who help maintain independence, safety in the home, and practical strategies for coping with issues like memory loss and pain. speech and language therapists support those with swallowing and communication concerns. Physiotherapy, in-clinic or at home, can help you stay mobile, reduce pain and increase wellness.

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Have you been declined treatment by the DHB ? The Canterbury Charity Hospital may be able to treat you at no cost. Our current services are: • Gynaecology and women’s health • Rectal bleeding clinic • Colonoscopy (acute and screening) • Cataracts • Upper and lower limb orthopaedics • Vascular (severe varicose veins) • General surgery (abdominal, rectal) • Oral surgery and dentistry (* conditions apply) • Counselling (by self referral) To be treated by the Charity Hospital you must: • Have been turned down in writing for treatment by the CDHB • Not have medical insurance • Not be able to afford the treatment privately (means tested) • Have a referral from your doctor * All dentistry and oral surgery patients need a dentist’s referral. Dentistry is available for WINZ clients only, whilst oral surgery may be available if you fit the above criteria.

Why are the Charity Hospital’s services at no cost to the patient? More than 280 unpaid volunteer surgeons, nurses, dentists and support staff generously donate their time for free. The Charity Hospital does not receive any Government funding. Volunteers are always welcome. If you are a surgeon, nurse or technician, volunteer forms are on our website at www.charityhospital.org.nz or email reception@charityhospital.org.nz To donate to the charity please visit our website at www.charityhospital.org.nz.

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Go along to Hornby Mitre 10’s ladies night on Thursday from 5.30 to 8pm. There will be special guests, in-store demonstrations, giveaways, drinks and nibbles and DIY projects you can do on the night. This is a free event which helps raise money for charity. To RSVP, find the event on Facebook and click ‘Get Tickets.’ The event will be held at Hornby’s Mitre 10 Mega, 370 Main South Rd, Hornby. ​

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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. Fendalton Library, 4 Jeffreys Rd, Fendalton Scrabble Club Wednesday, 1-3pm Go along to scrabble club. There’s no obligation, just go whenever you can and join the friendly group. All materials are supplied. Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre, 13 Bishopdale Court, Bishopdale UR Club Wednesday, 3.30-4.30pm Go and join the fun in an after school club. Open to all schoolaged children there are stories, crafts, games and more.

Using Your Smart Phone Thursday, 9-11.30am Learn more about your Android smart phone, how to connect to Wi-Fi networks, download apps and browse the internet. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd, Upper Riccarton Knit ’n’ Yarn Thursday, 10am-noon Those who want to have a chat while they construct their favourite woollen creations can, with the weekly knit ’n’ yarn meetings. From crochet to knitting or a craft of your choice, have fun with this social group. There are a variety of books to help inspire ideas for your next project or even to help a beginner. Everyone is welcome. Upper Riccarton Library, 71 Main South Rd, Upper Riccarton 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.

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Proudly located in the sought after Chateau Drive. This gorgeous home sits on a corner section of 417m2 offering privacy and sunshine. The separate entrance welcomes you on arrival with an easy flow to the formal living space offering comfort and elegance along with french doors leading to the beautiful landscaped grounds and patios. The bright and functional kitchen dining space flows easily via bio folds to the outside patio and landscaped grounds, a perfect indoor outdoor option for summer entertaining while relaxing within the peaceful surroundings and sun soaked sanctuary this home offers. This warm two storey home has a floor size of 224m2 and boasts four double bedrooms and three bathrooms. The main bedroom with ensuite walk in wardrobe and a balcony overlooking your prime investment adds to the appeal. Three of the four bedrooms boast french doors to balcony’s and patio. The upstairs landing offers a compact living space perfect for an extra sitting area. A separate laundry leads to the backyard space and clothesline. With plenty of storage options plus a double internal access garage with off street parking, this home is sure to win your admiration. Under-tile heating in the downstairs living spaces three bathrooms, double glazing, a heat pump and gas fire will

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CARAVAN Affordable Caravans can sell your caravan On Behalf in our busy yard, 512 Blenheim Rd, Christchurch. 03 3496614 CARAVAN 4 to 5 berth wanted. UK type preferred. Don’t mind repairs. 022 3022 587 CARAVAN about 17-26ft wanted. 027 249 5571

FOOTCARE

paintinG

OASIS

Price Family Painters Ltd

& Traliers

Computers 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

Senior Citizens Foot Care 25 Conway Street, Spreydon Treating hard thick nails, calluses and corns finishing with a foot massage Price $30 Allow 45 mins Home Visits available by appointment Therapist – Amanda (30 years experience)

Ph. 942-6036 for an appointment HOURS ARE FLEXIBLE

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

Enjoy outdoor living all year round

•Re Roofing •Roof Repairs •Spouting Approved Age Concern provider Over 30 years experience Licensed Building Practitioner

15 months

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Fashion Designs & Colours Discontinued Designs End of Lines Bargain Prices Call at Our Shop CURTAIN FABRIC OUTLET 71 Hawdon St Sydenham Ph 366-5026

Gardening & Supplies 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

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Ph: 349 9778 or 0275 389 415 Email: nabroofing@xtra.co.nz

g criteria apply

Travlon Coachlines

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

pc & phone repairs

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

CHARTER & TOUR

Travlon Travlon Coachlines Coachlines

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

109 Matipo St | 0800 222 691 ADD SOME

COLOUR RT! TO YOUR ADVE

www.travlon.co.nz Why go to the Dump? Phone: 03Junkman 325 2959 comes to you! Email: info@travlon.co.nz Items too big for the rubbish bin? Or too heavy for you to move? * Junkman comes to FROM

you & takes it away

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$

*Prices vary depending on items and volume – minimum charge $65

0800 586 5626

Registered Teacher of Piano and Theory of Music. 29 Lancewood Drive Halswell Ph 322-9377

Are you moving house or trying to downsize? Call All Clear Canterbury. We work with you to recycle, sell and dispose of unwanted items.

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

Tuition

Ballet Tuition Classes for juniors to seniors or individual private lessons Preparation for examinations

Ph 027 282 5700

Joan Adams (A.R.A.D) Associate Royal Academy of Dance, Solo Seal

Trades & Services

BLOCKED DRAINS? • VIDEO INSPECTION • WATERBLASTING • LIQUID WASTE

PH: 03 365 7960 24 hours // 7 days

info@h20jet.co.nz www.h20jet.co.nz

Entertainment

Weka Pass Railway Waipara, North Canterbury

RUNNING LABOUR WEEKEND SUN & MON 22nd & 23rd October Phone 0800wekapass Depart Glenmark Station 11.30am & 2.00pm

www.wekapassrailway.co.nz

Christchurch's premier Eco Friendly cleaning company • Eco Friendly • Gear Supplied • Professional • Guaranteed

Ph: 03 260 0934 or 021 078 4553

Contact us today! Freddie 020 4143 7007 www.snapclean.co.nz

LAWNMOWING

Trades & Services

raewynlcooke@gmail.com www.allclearcanterbury.co.nz

Ride on mowing Spring is here, let me do the work for you, free up your time and get a quality mow on your lawn. I use top of the range Walker and Honda mowers plus Sthil and Husqvana equipment. FREE QUOTES 1ST CUT HALF PRICE Ph or txt Patrick on

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

Charter & Tour”

Piano

Raewyn Clegg

CLEARING

www.pricefamilypainters.co.nz

ARCHGOLA

Tuition

HOUSE

Phone: Morton 021 667 444

Trades & Services

Phone our local team 03 379 1100

Trades & Services

Curtains

www.curtainfabric-outlet.com

WESTERN NEWS

Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

021 084 52952

topcutznz@gmail.com 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 BRICK & BLOCK LAYING all restoration work and new work plus foundations, ph 342 9340 or 021 853 033 BUILDER For all building work but specialist in bathroom renovations, 30 yrs experience, with service and integrity. Free Quotes. Ph Lachlan 383-1723 or 0274 367-067. BUILDER LICENSED, available for all aspects of building. Please call 027 241-7471 or 335-0265 ************** CARPET & VInYL LAYIng Repairs, uplifting, relaying, restretching, E mail jflattery@xtra. co.nz ph 0800 003 181 or 027 2407416

FEnCE PAInTIng Staining Quality at a reasonable price. Free quotes. Phone Warren today on 980-1676 or 027 2014713 PAInTER Available, All aspects in painting. Very competitive in roofs and fences. Please call 027 241-7471 or 3350265 PAInTER Quality work, I stand by Canterbury Ph Wayne 03 385-4348 or 027 274 3541 PAInTIng DECORATIng Wingfields Contracting, all interior & exterior painting & all forms of interior plastering & jib fixing, ph Mark 021 1711586 or 355-5994 PLASTERER Gib Stopping, Small job specialty. 30 + years experience. Ring 0800 387-369 TILER/CARPEnTER 35 years exp, no job too small. Ph Ross 027 4311440. TILIng Quality jobs done on time. All aspects of tiling. Reg Master Tiler. Ph Dave 027 334 4125 TILIng SPLASHBACKS Kitchen/bathroom/ laundry, incl mosaics, ph 027 334 4125 T.V. SERVICE CEnTRE Repairs, tvs, microwaves, stereos, DVD. Aerial installations and kitsets, 480 Moorhouse Ave, ph 03 379 1400 VHS VIDEO TAPES & all camera tapes converted to DVD, video taping special occasions, www.grahamsvideo.co.nz ph 03 338-1655 WInDOW CLEAnIng Average 3 bdrm house inside or out $40. Both $70. Phone Trevor 3442170

Holiday Accommodation

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Situations Vacant

part time work Lawnmowing, garden & working with horses. Approx 30 hours per week. Phone 027 432 0047

CLEANER Part time / Good rate pay. Hornby area following hours. Tuesday 4pm - 9.30pm (Can start 5.30 if preferred). Thursday 4pm - 9.30pm. Sunday 5 hours anytime to suit. Harewood area Saturday 4 hours anytime between 10-4pm. Must have own transport, reliable all equipment onsite, well presented and have an attention for detail. You may like job share these hours therefore starting later. Marie 0272 288 150 carl.marie@xtra. co.nz

Wanted To Buy

CASH FOR STAMPS

Do you have an Old Stamp or Coin collection tucked away somewhere? It could be worth a fortune! We are currently Buying old collections in the Christchurch area to stock our retail shop in Riccarton. Free Appraisal and Cash Offers on most items.

Call Matt Power 0800 39 24 26 The Stamp Exchange

134a Riccarton Road. Opposite the Mall carpark.

AAA Buying goods quality furniture, Beds, Stoves, Washing machines, Fridge Freezers. Same day service. Selwyn Dealers. Phone 980 5812 or 027 313 8156 TOOLS Garden, garage, woodworking, mechanical, engineering, sawbenches, lathes, cash buyer, ph 355-2045


WESTERN NEWS

What’s On

Jo Fuller 027 458 8590

jo.fuller@starmedia.kiwi

The Big Band Festival

RESTAURANT & CAFÉ

We are open from 6.30am

Seniors SPECIAL

e Festival’s opening concert will feature Christchurch’s popular All Girl Big Band in concert with vocalist Kate Taylor at the Charles Luney Auditorium at 7.30pm. On Saturday there is an exciting array of workshops that are open to the public. A highlight of the Festival is always the Big Band Festival Ball, being held this year at the Hornby Working Men’s Club starting at 7pm on Saturday night. On Sunday evening the Gala Concert at 7.30pm at the Charles Luney Auditorium will feature Christchurch’s Symposium, a local big band of Christchurch’s top jazz musicians, in a Vocal Extravaganza. You can check out the schedule and purchase tickets on the Big Band Festival website. www.bigbandfest.org.nz.

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Entertainment

ONCE again this Labour weekend Christchurch will be humming to the sound of big bands around town and in concert. ere will be toe tapping performances and lots of opportunities for dancing with classic and more recent tunes being played at over 40 performances. Every Labour weekend for the last 10 years, the Big Band Festival has brought high quality big band music, performance opportunities and big band education to Christchurch, and this year is no exception. On ursday 19th big band legend Rodger Fox is a special guest with the Chisnallwood Intermediate School Jazz Band. From Friday through to Monday big band music will resonate throughout the city with free public performances at the Container Mall, the Art Gallery, Fat Eddie’s, New Regent St, the Botanic Gardens (Peacock Fountain) and even on the Tram!

Tuesday October 17 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

2 courses Soup/Roast or Roast/Dessert

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

Family Friendly

$20 $10

Kid’s 2 course special

The

RACECOURSE HOTEL

& Motorlodge

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

www.racecoursehotel.co.nz

Christchurch’s only

SEASIDE CLUB DINE BY THE SEA!

RUGBY : MITRE 10 CUP

SEMI FINALS

LIVE MUSIC THIS SATURDAY FROM 7PM - LATE

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

MEMBERS LUCKY CARD DRAW

Enjoy uninterrupted panoramic east coast scenery while dining in our upstairs Pierview A la Carte Restaurant. The restaurant is open from 5.30pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and for Sunday Brunch from 10.30am to 2pm. For exceptional value, try our Pierview Sunday 3 course Dinner special, only $25. And on the last Sunday of every night is our famous all you can eat Pierview Sunday Night Buffet, also priced at just $25. Next Buffet is Sunday 29th October. Book now! Downstairs our acclaimed Club Bistro is open Tuesday to Saturday from 12pm - 2pm and from 5pm. For unbeatable value try our $11 Midweek Roast special, available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

FUNCTION ROOMS | GAMING ROOM SHUTTLE SERVICE Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat

New Brighton Club 202 Marine Parade Phone 388-9416

www.newbrightonclub.co.nz Members, guests and affiliates welcome

H

ORNBY WORKINGMEN’S

CLUB

LET US ENTERTAIN YOU! WESTVIEW LOUNGE SPORTS HALL THIS SATURDAY THIS SATURDAY, 4.30PM:

ROBBIE DREW 8PM:

JOHN McCABE THIS SUNDAY, 1.30PM, $6 ENTRY

HEART OF THE COUNTRY SHOWCASE

UNBEATABLE FAMILY DINING

Chalmers

Restaurant

DINNER Fri, Sat, Sun BUFFET LUNCH Sunday 12pm

FREE DESSERT

EXTENSIVE CARVERY 5.30PM & 6.30PM PRICED AT ONLY $22.50 PER PERSON AND DESSERT’S ON US!

SUNDAY BUFFET

FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS

LUNCH $25 12PM | DINNER $27 5PM GROUPS WELCOME. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL.

PRE CHRISTMAS BUFFETS

SUNDAY 3, 10, 17 DECEMBER

LUNCH & DINNER BUFFETS : $30 PP LIVE MUSIC with NEVILLE BARRIE

DINE & DANCE

SATURDAY 16 DECEMBER

BUFFET DINNER & SHOW : $45PP MADSEN PROMOTIONS present THE MUSIC OF THE BEACH BOYS

Club CAFE

OPEN 7 DAYS LUNCH & DINNER

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

Lunch & Dinner All you can eat, 7 days

Bookings Essential

PH 386 0088

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

OUR CABINET ITEMS ARE HOMEMADE

G VIN R E S

CREATED FRESH ON SITE DAILY

COFFEE HAPPY HOUR HAPPY HOUR 5PM - 7PM DAILY

$12 LUNCH

SPECIALS

2PM-4PM DAILY

$3.50

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: 6PM.FRI.20 OCT

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

Mandi Miller

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


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WESTERN NEWS

Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

Four Seasons Realty For Sale $669,000

Deadline Sale

For Sale $590,000

44 Lindsay Drive

784 East Maddisons Road

21 Birchwood Close

All offers presented 3rd November (unless sold prior)

Prebbleton

4 2 2 Priced To Please In Prebbleton

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3 2 1 1 Lots of Land, Great Opportunity!

Stylishly executed in black brick, shaded tile and cedar trim accents, this 2015 build tastefully composes functional design, connected living and modern lines to present exceptional buying for the location and level of specification on a 615m2 section.

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Say `yes’ to the address in perennially popular Prebbleton with a tidy brick & tile home completely geared towards uncomplicated family living and super summer indoor/ outdoor enjoyment. Warm and inviting and totally relaxing with opportunities to make-over and modernise according to your own taste and preference. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4566 Jackie Wither – 0274 503 777

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4570 Jeremy Andrews – 021 969 425

Deadline Sale

Auction

Auction

All offers presented 31st October (unless sold prior)

Thursday 2nd November (unless sold prior)

Thursday 2nd November (unless sold prior)

217 Struie Road

109 Manse Road

49 Windsor Drive

Hororata

4 2 2 Rare Opportunity 50 Acres

3 2 1 Bag It In Birchwood Close!

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An excellent opportunity of 16,198sqm more or less of Living 1 zoned land presents itself in central Rolleston. Add to the mix a 3 bedroom brick home, separate studio, workshop and possible subdivision (subject to consent) and the potential is clear to see.

View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4565 Jackie Wither – 0274 503 777

Prebbleton

Rolleston

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Located just 20 minutes (approx) this property offers a truly enviable lifestyle in a peaceful rural setting. This house has a true country home feel and has excellent indoor/outdoor flow. The dwelling seamlessly connects to the tranquil garden. You step from the deck to the pool or spa and relax in the stunning peace as you look at the mountains. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1774 Fergus Spain - 027 273 9044

Leeston

5 3 Liffeyfields Stunner

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Both serene and inviting, this property’s meticulous configuration and flow of space will appeal to many. Art and design enthusiast will appreciate the tall ceilings and appointed interior wall space on which to hang their collections. A chef would be pleased with the induction cook top, large wall oven designer bench tops and walk in scullery. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1768 Richard Tait - 027 777 8080

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Kirwee

3 2 Windsor Drive Dream!

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Just a short commute to Rolleston and Christchurch. This aesthetically designed home is positioned on a north facing 1.05 ha, with park-like gardens that make you feel like you’re a world away from everything. This is an opportunity for the discerning buyer to buy a dream that is fully completed, this is a must see, don’t wait. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1775

Fergus Spain - 027 608 4768

Curious to know the value of your home?

Hornby.

395 Main South Road P 349 9919

Rolleston.

S13, Rolleston Square P 347 4711

Property Management. 379 Halswell Road P 322 1197

fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz

Licensed Agent REAA 2008

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