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Lifestyle Village

Tuesday January 9 2018

The last stage is under construction at McKenzie Lifestyle Village but there are still good sites available. We also have a number of affordable villas ready for immediate occupation. Prices range from $330,000 THE rolls on.outgoing fees are fixed for andSAGA our monthly On page 1 today we reveal the latest life. chapter in Fendalton bid to make Our beautiful residents’ Leisure Centre is very within their the residents who make anpopular intersection suburb safer. full very use proactive of the swimming andIdris spaand pools, The Glandovey, gymnasium, craft room, library and lounge Straven Residents’ Association commisarea. Outside, the Bowling Green is also sioned a private engineering company to provide dataMini-golf which and popular along with Petanque, they say strengthens their case that big trucks need to be banned from using the intersection. The residents have a very valid point. It’s the same across Christchurch in fact: Trucks now take short cuts through suburban streets to get to their destinations quicker. On page 3, the very proactive Papanui-Innes Community Board member John Stringer has been out with his camera. He wants Sissons Drive near Northlands tied up from a safety angle. He’s got a point. – Barry Clarke

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Table Bowls. This coming summer will see Croquet being played on our Village Green. The residents’ monthly activities calendar boasts the following; bowls events, concert going (Operatunity), shopping trips, lunch outings, yoga, housie, Qigong (Tai Chi), happy hour, knitting, quiz nights, cards and games, book club, Bible discussion, craft sessions, and there are regular visits by the hairdresser, massage therapist and the podiatrist. Geraldine is a great little town with a very pleasant microclimate. There is plenty to do in and around the town with art galleries, theatre and cinema, interesting shops and boutiques, two museums and a wide range of good places to eat. For the more adventurous there are river and forest walks nearby, opportunities for biking and a choice of two local golf clubs. For more information you can talk to David Connolly about this on 0800 84 55 24.

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