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Computers through generations „„ By Sophie Cornish IN 1992, Tim Bell taught computer science to primary school pupils – without a computer. The computer age was in its infancy and there were very few

around for school children to use. So teaching them about computer science was all worksheet-orientated. Now 25 years later, Professor Bell (above) has won an international award for his

contribution to computer science education. The Dallington man will recieve the award in Baltimore in February next year at the largest computing education conference worldwide, The SIGCSE Technical Symposium.

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„„ By Sophie Cornish THE CENTRAL New Brighton School site could be sold to private developers. A community meeting will be held tomorrow, with a key focus being the future of the Roy Stokes Hall which is on the site. There is concern the hall will be also demolished as part of any new development on the Seaview Rd site. Said Renew Brighton manager Sylvia Smyth: “The hall was built for and has always functioned as both a community and school asset. It has been a treasured by the community for over 40 years, including serving as an emergency centre after the February, 2011, earthquake.” “The site is destined for sale and the community have not been consulted at all in this process. We have asked for a pause in this process so that the community has the space and time to decide what comes next,” said Miss Smyth. Renew Brighton will host tomorrow’s meeting with the Christchurch Circus Trust, which leases the hall. •Turn to page 8

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THERE’S ANOTHER Warren Hawke surf book for the coffee table this Christmas. The evergreen New Brighton photographer has just published another gem, full of surfers and other local surfing tidbits (see page 7). It takes an in depth look at Scarborough Beach with its specialist Malibu-style waves, surfing personalities, local board riding clubs and international surfing event, ‘The Single Fin Mingle’. New Brighton, Waikuku and a secret bay on Banks Peninsula also feature. The bay hasn’t been named in the book. Hawke said he wants to keep it for the surfers who know how good it is. Fair enough Warren, I’ll keep a lid on it too in this column for those who have gone there for many years. I’m sure those who can ride those pretty impressive waves won’t want it congested. –Barry Clarke



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Rockabilly venue in doubt „„ By Sophie Cornish ROCKABILLY Show and Shine’s future at Rawhiti Domain may be in doubt. The annual event which brings more than 8000 people to the domain may have to find a new venue if the Christchurch Archery Club get their wish. Event organiser Robbie Baigent (left) said for the past two years organisers have fought to keep the event at the domain and have struggled to find a suitable date for next year’s event. Mr Baigent was required to confirm the dates for the event with every group which uses the domain. All agreed to support the event, except for the archery club, which said no to every date organisers put forward, Mr Baigent said. “For us to change these dates, it will split our audience and attendees making the event nonviable for us and in course taking away from our community,” Mr Baigent said.

ISSUES: For the Rockabilly’s Show and Shine event held at Rawhiti Domain if they continue to clash with the Christchurch Archery Club which has concerns about noise and health and safety. The archery club suggested one date to the Rockabilly organisers; however, it was not suitable for them. The club has concerns for noise and health and safety. Club president Dave Henshaw said the group wants to work with all parties involved to reach a suitable outcome, however, noise is a big concern. “Our events are controlled by what is called a national judge and the national judge is the person who can say ‘yay’ or ‘nay’ if anything goes wrong because

of certain safety requirements and noise. The archers need to hear any controls for safety that are shouted out by the national judge.” Mr Henshaw said the noise at the recent event was “exceptional.” “We could not have held a national event on that day because of the noise. However, we are still trying to come to grips with it and find a way we can accommodate all,” said Mr Henshaw. The group called noise control


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on the event which took place on November 11. The city council completed noise testing and found the event met with noise requirements. Mr Baigent is calling on the community to let the city council know how much the event means for New Brighton. He submitted an application to city council on Friday to secure a date for next year’s event. More than $5000 was raised from this year’s event to go back into the community.

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In Brief BADLY DAMAGED ROADS The city council is currently preparing the next Long Term Plan. Coastal-Burwood Ward councillor David East said this is the best time to address the issue of roading. Cr East is asking for residents of east Christchurch to help him compile a list of the five worst roads in the area that need repairs. He will then collate the results and present a list to city council in order of priority. RABBIT UPDATE No decision has been made on the fate of the rabbits on the Anzac Drive/Travis Rd/New Brighton Rd rounabouts. New Zealand Transport Agency media manager Frances Adank said it is yet to be decided whether the rabbits will be culled or caught and released. There have been recent concerns about adults and children crossing the busy roads to look at the rabbits. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED SeniorNet New Brighton is at crossroads as to whether it stays or goes. After 16 years of computer tuition to ages 55+, the group is now looking for more volunteers and members if it wants to continue. Secretary Phyllis Seymour said the group is desperate for more volunteers to help share their computer skills.

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Your Local Views End the stigma around epilepsy November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, CoastalBurwood Ward city councillor Glenn Livingstone speaks about his experience with the condition I was first diagnosed with epilepsy at 19. I’m now 54 and have not let the condition hold me back, in fact I’ve used it as a springboard to set goals and achieve them. Leading up to the diagnosis, I could not work out why I was having uncontrollable twitches when falling asleep. At a 1983 Youth Easter Camp I had a seizure, where I blacked out and was taken to hospital with concussion and a suspected broken nose. My worried parents waited while an electroencephalogram revealed the spikes of the ‘extra’ electricity in my brain. Following this, I was diagnosed with myoclonic epilepsy. I was put on medication, which I’ve remained on since, in order to keep the epilepsy under control. One of the consequences of this newly-acquired condition was

not being able to drive for two years. It also meant cycling with a helmet. Cycling wearing a yellow helmet in Palmerston North in 1983 was a novel experience for everyone, both me and the locals. “Hey skid-lid”, or “moon-head”

were all part of the experience of passing motorists in Palmy. Shortly after I was diagnosed and told someone about it, they said: “Oh, you’re an epileptic.” It was that labelling that was to become the impetus for me to set goals and pursue them. In February, I will be taking part in my seventh Coast to Coast event with MP Poto Williams. If you see someone having a seizure and lying on the ground, ensure that they do not come into contact with any furniture if inside and that they can’t hurt themselves. Once the seizure is finished, depending on the severity of it, check that they’re able to breathe without any obstructions in their mouth. They will probably be able to talk to you but may be a bit groggy. In some cases they may need medical attention but every person and every case is different. Those of us with epilepsy, our family and friends, want to be accepted. We should all work to put an end to the stigma around it. Those of us with epilepsy have extra electricity in our brains! So employ us, be cool with us and above all, give us a chance.



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Readers respond to an article about city council not turning off the Wi-Fi at New Brighton library to minimise loitering and antisocial behaviour David Neal – Play audible children’s books where they congregate. The kids will love it, the restaurant customers will be okay with it and I bet loiterers won’t be. Sara Spencer – Our library had a problem with teenagers loitering and smoking weed out the front. They just started playing classical music quite loudly out the front and they’re all gone now. That simple. Cathryn Lucy – If you think Wi-Fi and audio will stop things, you really need to rethink and realise it’s 2017. Everyone has their own data and headphones to listen to whatever they want, and if noise is so loud that it’s annoying, it will annoy all patrons too. Renate En Rolie Geleyns – Disappointing the council can’t be more helpful to solve this issue . . . it’s never that hard to find solutions just always bureaucratic nonsense to work with . . . flick the switch and solve the problem for goodness




sake . . . not hard. Nichola Tyson – They have caused a whole lot of damage to the lobby and lifts, spray painted over the security cameras etc . . . a solution needs to be found, I was so against the free Wi-Fi as had an inkling that this would happen, so no surprises here. Mykel Holmes – So everyone needs punished cause of a few idiots? Disgusting that’s how the world works these days. Blair Woodhouse – Give them an alternative safe place to hang out then? Jasmin Couch – Hide the Wi-Fi password in books. Susan Gerrets – Man the police station. Julian Visch – Add a quota per user.


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Surf lifesaving trailer thefts „„ By Sophie Cornish SPECIALISED SURF lifesaving trailers have been stolen from a storage shed in New Brighton. The thefts have angered Surf Life Saving New Zealand, which says it won’t be able to replace them for the summer. Said SLSNZ sports manager Scotty Roberts: “For the last 15 years, we’ve never had any problems, but in the last two weeks, we’ve been hit by two breakins and case of Scotty vandalism.” Roberts “All the stuff that we have in there we have to fund for, so even as a national body, we still fund for gear and, yes, it’s all insured . . . it’s just more the inconvenience and the fact that they are stealing from a voluntary organisation whose job is to help and save people,” said Mr Roberts. Two SLSNZ trailers were stolen from the Owles Tce compound on October 29. Following this, security was increased and new locks were added. Then, on November 6, another break-in occurred, this time the

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South Brighton Holiday Park is willing to host the AED, if funding is granted. The residents’ association has submitted an application to the Coastal-Burwood Community Board’s Discretionary Response Fund, however, the city council is recommending the community board decline the application for $2900. There are around 500 houses in Southshore and 1700 in South New Brighton. The 2017/2018 Discretionary Response Fund has a total budget of $93,838 and $20,750 has been granted to date.

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Surfing identities feature in new book SOUTHSHORE’S Dylan Wood is among local surfers and identities in a new Warren Hawke book. NZ Surf: The Collection – Vol 1 takes an in-depth look at surfing in New Zealand and New Brighton is a common feature. The coffee table book containing more than 500 photos and 60,000 words features surfing events, including The Ray White New Brighton Duke Festival of Surfing. The festival has quickly grown to become the biggest surfing competition in New Zealand, said Mr Hawke. There is a section dedicated to New Brighton Boardriders life member Iain Buchanan, a five time New Zealand Open Champion who is currently travelling the world as a head judge on the European and Hawaiian legs of the World Qualifying Series and as the ‘Priority Judge’ on The World Championship Tour. The section provides insight into what it takes to compete at this level. The pier features several times including a photographic piece entitled Moods of The Pier which features shots of several local New Brighton surfers on big waves breaking along both sides of the pier. Mr Hawke considers the pier to be an excellent platform to shoot off. “In the right conditions the surf can look world class.

Capturing the best action with interesting light is always a goal and sometimes it all comes together if you are persistent,” said Mr Hawke. Surfer Keiry Bennett, labelled by Mr Hawke as a ‘local celebrity,’ also features. Mr Bennett first surfed New Brighton beach on hollow plywood boards in the late 1950s and is now the owner of Exit Surf in Ferrymead. It is Mr Warren’s second surfing book, published by CPL Media in Auckland, which specialises in beach and surfing publications. The book has a limited print run with the plan to sell it out and do no reprint. Copies of the book are available from local surf and clothing shops as well as good book shops.

CURL: Warren Hawke said in his new surfing book, NZ Surf: The Collection – Vol 1 that the New Brighton pier offers a great platform for surfers to shoot off. Local surfers including Southshore’s Dylan Wood feature.

CELEBRITY: A new Warren Hawke book features many local surfers.

BREAKERS: New Brighton’s Will Newman is one of many local surfers to feature in the book.

Computer science through the generations •From page 1 The programme, which is used around the world, focuses on binary numbers, algorithms and data compression and has been translated into 25 different languages. A visit to his son’s year 1 class to talk about his profession sparked the idea.

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“But then it went down really well and I kept being invited back for more sessions,” said Prof Bell (left). The challenge was to find an engaging and interesting way to teach computer science, something Prof Bell was determined to achieve.

“Someone might say, well, obviously, you can’t teach computer science to five-year-olds and so I thought well okay, lets see if we can . . . it’s definitely about rising to that challenge.” Shirley Primary School, Banks Avenue School and Chisnallwood Intermediate

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Former Brighton school site could be sold to developers •From page 1 The school was closed at the end of 2015. The Ministry of Education is in the process of disposing of the site. Crown agencies and Nagi Tahu have said no to buying it, leaving the way clear for private developers to move in. The hall was completed in 1977 after a large fundraising effort from the school committee, which raised $108,000 of the $150,000 it cost to establish the hall. “Hundreds” of members of the community took part in the fund-raising effort, led by the school’s committee chairman Roy Stokes, said Miss Smyth. The school committee, along with members of the community, ran housie nights twice a week for 15 years to raise the money.

„„ By Sophie Cornish AN ARANUI woman has raised more than $1000 so far to help isolated communities in the South Pacific. Raechel Keepa ran the Tarawera 50k ultra-marathon on November 11 in a ‘mamas’ dress to raise funds for Marine Reach medical ships. A ‘mamas’ dress is traditionally known as an aelan dress and is long and made almost entirely from polyester material, making it hot and bulky. “My dress was a common topic of conversation along the way with people taking photos of my give-a-little blog I had pinned to my hydration pack, to supporters along the way giving me donations when stopping at aid stations,” said Mrs Keepa. Mrs Keepa is a nurse and has served on one of the ships, Pacific Hope, twice both in 2016 and this year. The ships serve isolated communities with care from dentists, doctors, nurses, occupational therapists and physiotherapists. Her love for the people of Vanuatu pushed forward with the challenging task. “The Ni Van people steal a

LONG DISTANCE: Raechel Keepa ran the Tarawera 50k ultra-marathon to raise money for the Marine Reach medical ships.

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SCHOOLS PROUD: Pupils at Rawhiti School celebrate during an assembly for the funds raised for the Devon recliner chairs which the school donated to the Christchurch Hospital children’s ward.

FRIENDSHIP TROUBLE: Zoe Rhoades (left) and Charlotte Stringer produced Comfort Food, a film about losing friendships.

Avonside actress takes award in her film about broken friendship „„ By Sophie Cornish AN AVONSIDE Girls’ High student won best actress in a film she created about her experience with losing a friend. Zoe Rhoades and classmate, Charlotte Stringer, produced a short film, Comfort Food, which was screened at The School Shorts: Screen Competition 2017. The film follows the main character Hazel (Zoe) through her journey of grief and self discovery after her close friend said she wanted to end the friendship. The film competition was run for the first time this year and organised by secondary school media teachers and the New Zealand Broadcasting School.

The year 12 students believe the issue is not often touched on in mainstream films. “I think, typically, romantic break-ups are generally portrayed in films, but it’s not as common to see friendship break-ups,” said Zoe. “These break-ups are generally under-valued in society, yet it can affect all parts of your life, just the same way romantic relationships do.” Zoe was shocked to receive the prize for her first acting performance, which was “pretty unexpected”. The films in the compeititon were required to be no longer than 7min and the finalists’ films

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Pupils get chairs for hospital „„ By Sophie Cornish RAWHITI SCHOOL pupils have raised more than $4500 for chairs for Christchurch Hospital. The pupils, aged 5 and 6 raised the money for three Devon recliner chairs for the children’s ward. Deputy principal Helen Hogarth said the initiative was part of the social science curriculum which focused on “playing our part to make the community a better place.” The pupils held a mufti-day, spellathon and a market day to raise funds. Some even raised money in their own time. “Some of the pupils were having lemonade stalls outside their house and making things and selling them to people who were passing by. Of course, as soon as

people found out what they were doing, they were giving them $20 for a cup of lemonade,” said Mrs Hogarth. Originally the 105 students were raising money for just one chair. “In the end we raised enough for three chairs and we were totally blown away,” said Mrs Hogarth. Mrs Hogarth said the enthusiasm from the students was what made the fundraising go further. “They loved it. They were so engaged in what they were doing. They were coming to school early wanting to work on their market day arts and crafts. They were working on it through their break times. They were so enthusiastic about it.” The chairs cost $1500 plus GST and will be used by families staying in the children’s ward.


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A fermented liquid health tonic offers an array of powerful health benefits. It is none other than the popular apple cider vinegar or ACV. Since the time of Hippocrates – the “Father of Medicine” – ACV has been renowned for its curative properties. In his popular book “ARTHRITIS and FOLK MEDICINE”, DR. D.C. Jarvis reports how he found that Vermonters who regularly consumed ACV and Honey had excellent health with many putting in a vigorous day’s work on the farm even when well into their eighties. He also noted the effects of ACV and H on arthritis to be remarkable with many patients reporting almost total relief after taking a course of the mixture. Dr. Jarvis surmised that the acid and potassium in cider vinegar counteracted calcium deposits and helped the body control calcium use. He also noted that Vermonters who consumed ACV and H around meal time had excellent blood pressure and circulation. The reason he found was that protein foods thickened the blood and vinegar thinned it. As the blood thickens it cannot pass as easily and quickly through the blood vessels and capillaries. This poor blood flow would reduce cellular health by limiting nutrients to the cells as well as waste elimination from the cells. To prevent cell damage the body naturally increases blood pressure but this puts more stress on the blood vessels, organs

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Linwood Library is looking for readers to join a daytime book group. It is held on the first Tuesday of every month, 11am-noon. It is open to men and women. Everyone reads the same book and gets together the following month to talk about it. Run in conjunction with Book Discussion Scheme. Small fee. Phone librarian Andrea Lord for details on 941 7923. Eastgate Mall, Buckleys Rd

Have-A-Go at Indoor Bowls Every Tuesday, 11am1.30pm Indoor bowls for the senior community. No experience necessary and all abilities welcome. Go along to try it out. Please wear soft shoes. Cost per person is $2. First session is free. Phone Tania Smith at ACTIS on 963 7070, or 027 540 5442 with any inquiries. Aranui/Wainoni Community Centre Reading to Dogs Wednesday, 3.30-4.30pm Encourage your children’s reading skills in a relaxed and fun environment. The programme’s animals have all been trained and tested for health, safety and temperament. Library staff and a dog handler will be present at all times to help facilitate the sessions. Sessions are 15min. New Brighton Library, Marine Pde Aranui Creation Station Wednesday 10am-noon This initiative from Otautahi Creative Spaces encourages people to use their imagination and encourage their crafty side. Make new friends and share ideas and tips on creative projects. It’s free to take part and everyone is welcome to go along and share their crafty side. 109 Aldershot St. Free entry Game Zone Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm An hour of fun playing favourite games like minecraft, charades, Connect Four and Pictionary. Learn and develop strategies in new games such as dutch blitz, heads up, hand and foot, and group games. Join in for X-box and PS4

tournaments. Take your friends or meet some new ones; all children aged eight to 12 welcome. No booking or payment required. Linwood Library, 1st floor Eastgate Shopping Centre Fiksate ‘Face Value’ Exhibition Thursday and Fridays 1-5pm, Saturday 10-4pm Fiksate Gallery warmly invites you to the opening of their next exhibition. Face Value is a street art and urban contemporary art exhibition exploring portraiture and will bring together works from a diverse range of local, national, and international artists to the Fiksake Gallery. Go along and check out a fantastic range of artists using different mediums and styles to interpret what makes a face. Opening night November 17. Running until December 17. 115 New Brighton Mall Learner Licence Course Friday, 9.30-11.30am Get the knowledge and confidence you need to succeed when sitting your learners licence test. This course is delivered by Literacy Christchurch who provide you with laptops to use during the class time to sit practice tests and for researching questions. The course does not include the actual test, or the fee to sit the actual test. Aranui Library, 109 Aldershot St Ascot Scrabble Group Friday, 12.45pm Challenge your word knowledge with other like-minded folk. Join in with this friendly group suitable for beginners or experienced players. Cost $3, includes afternoon tea. Ascot Community Cen-

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While the Nurse Maude Hospice Shops are a well-known feature on the Christchurch retail scene, no quite so well-known is its equally successful counterpart, Maudes on Trade Me. Maudes on Trade Me sells everything from antiques to sporting and household items and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the proceeds of every item supporting hours of care in the Nurse Maude Hospice. With up to 400 items a week being listed and sold Maudes on Trade Me is totally dependent on a steady stream of donated goods. So if it’s something you no longer want or need the chances are it can raise money for the Nurse Maude Hospice. There has always been a strong relationship between the tre, Ascot Ave, North New community and the Nurse Brighton Maude Hospice. That relationship is what makes Seaside Market it possible for patients and their Saturday, 10-2pm families to be able to receive Head to the seaside this care and support free of charge weekend and enjoy live at the Nurse Maude Hospice so entertainment, great food, they can focus on what matters fresh produce, artisan rather than having to worry bread, arts, crafts, jewellery about how they’re going to pay and more. With a bouncy for that care. castle and free face-paintWhile smaller pieces can be ing for the littlies. left for Maudes on Trade Me New Brighton Mall at any of the Nurse Maude Hospice Shops Golden Oldies Movies Monday, 1.30pm Every Monday the New Brighton Museum plays a film classic and this week it’s Road to Utopia by Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour (1945). The theme is comedy, musical and adventure. Running time 1hr 30min. $2 donation. 8 Hardy St Eastside Gallery Mon-Fri 11-4pm, Saturday noon-3pm Eastside Gallery proudly presents ‘Trash to Treasure 2017.’ The Linwood Community Arts Centre is once again hosting the popular ‘Trash to Treasure’ exhibition featuring artworks made from recycled materials. Go and check out these amazing artworks, all are welcome. Exhibition runs until November 25. Enquiries 981 2881. Cnr Worcester St and Stanmore Rd Te Whare Roimata annual fundraiser Saturday, 9-12:30pm The annual fundraiser for Te Whare Roimata Inner City East Community Centre will be on this weekend. Lots of bargains and treasures to be had at small prices, kitchenware, linen, clothing, books, plants, toys, bric-a-brac etc. Refreshments available too. Te Whare, 274 Gloucester St.


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Love your dentures Is it time to swap your generic denture appearance for a beautiful, natural looking smile? Internationally renowned dental technician Richard Greenlees, PGDipCDTech (University of Otago) of Lovebite is the person to call. His special point of difference is rebuilding what he calls the Oral Architecture, the structure and shape of a patient’s face that is often lost following years of wearing dentures. Lovebite dentures address problems that can arise due to years of the patient wearing incorrectly fitting or poorly functioning dentures, such as poor occlusion (the way the teeth come together), aesthetics, function and hygiene. An intricate knowledge and understanding of facial features allows Richard to return facial tissues back to the correct position, reform lips, and restore beauty and confidence. Richard provides a friendly, discreet service and personally guides his patients through the transformation process to create teeth with small nuances in the fabrication, colour and shape. Carmen, a recent patient said in a thank you letter to Richard, “I highly recommend your craftsmanship to anyone wanting a natural looking smile. Because

you do your work in front of your client, one is able to see how meticulous and dedicated you are to ending up with a top class result. My dentures are amazing. They look like one’s own natural teeth. So much time, effort and energy went into the end result. Simply the best.” Richard’s patients have varying needs, from full denture replacement, to first time immediate dentures, implant supported dentures and metal partial dentures. Since he started making teeth in 1980 Richard has travelled extensively, accumulating vast knowledge through training and working in Japan, and running his own practice in the prestigious Harley Street, London for 15 years. He continues to teach his world leading techniques globally. Richard also creates porcelain crowns and veneers, working with like-minded dental professionals. A beautiful new Lovebite smile resembles nature and reflects the patient’s character. It boosts confidence and helps patients to look and feel years younger. To learn more and to view a gallery of stunning Lovebite dentures, visit lovebite.com.



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StarJam, hundreds of young people with disabilities are empowered, supported, extended and welcomed into a space where the focus is always on what you can achieve, not what you can’t. e 2017 End of Year Concert, is the culmination of a year's worth of efforts from StarJam’s young people. “Prepare to be swept up in an evening filled with sensational singing, dazzling dancing, dynamic drumming and masterful musical mash-ups,” said Jo, Casey, coordinator. “A StarJam show never fails to entertain, inspire, and surprise. Come along and support our young people – it’s an evening for the whole family.” ere is a pre-concert Community BBQ starting at 6.00pm. Concert doors open from 6.30pm. Concert begins 7pm. Bring cash to enter the raffle for some wonderful prizes. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the StarJam Charitable Trust. www.starjam.org




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Tuesday November 21 2017


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2012 FORd TRANSIT T350, 12 seater. 2.2 Turbo Diesel, low 89,000km, large passenger capacity

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