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By Laura Kavanagh It is not every day a gingerbread man, Harry Potter and a princess come to school. But all of these characters and more made an appearance last Thursday at St Benedict’s school in Khandallah. The school was a running a scholastic book fair during the week and decided a dress up competition was in order. Pupils and teachers dressed up for the occasion, the teachers’ theme being The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Continued on page 2, CHARACTER DRESS UP: Caiomhe Tulloch and Francesca Lawson dressup as Thing 2 and Thing 1.
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Police have begun an investigation into a stabbing that occurred in Paparangi Monday afternoon. The police were called to a house on Helston Road at about 2pm by a member of the public, where a man in his 40s appeared with multiple stab wounds. Police were on scene shortly after and were quickly able to locate a second person apparently
involved in the incident which had occurred at a nearby residential address. The injured male was taken to Wellington Hospital with what is believed to be a number of injuries, although it has not been confirmed if these are as a result of any stabbing. At last report these injuries were not believed to be life threatening. The property was secured on Monday, and a scene examination
continued on Tuesday with the specialist search group looking to locate the weapon used, believed to be a knife. A 21-year-old man was in Police custody and appeared in the Wellington District Court on Tuesday facing a charge of wounding with intent. The two men are known to each other and Police were not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.
Detective Senior Sergeant John van den Heuvel says, "It is early days and we are still working through the details of what has occurred. “We are confident that, while a serious incident, is an isolated one." The male stabbed this afternoon is reported to be in a stable condition in Wellington Hospital and Police were planning to interview him in detail over the coming days.
Characters come alive Continued from page 1 By Laura Kavanagh The event coincided with the 95th annual celebration of Children’s Book Week, the longestrunning national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes - wherever young readers and books con-
nect. Children’s Book Week is administered by Every Child A Reader, a literacy organisation dedicated to instilling a lifelong love of reading in children. The Children’s Book Council, the national non-profit trade association for children’s book publishers, is an anchor sponsor. Matthew Barber
Wellington man bringing tribal elders home By Laura Kavanagh A Wellington born photographer is taking an extraordinary journey this August in the rainforest of Borneo. David Metcalf and Australian life coach Rex Urwin are taking an eight day journey to bring tribal elders of the Dayak tribe back to their original village. David and Rex first met the Dayaks of Setulang village a year ago while on an expedition in the rainforest close to the border with Malaysia, where they heard the Dayaks’ tale of displacement. The Dayaks moved out of their ancestral home in the 1970s.
David says very little has been written about the Dayaks and the effect that industry and loss of land has had on the Dayak way of life. David and Rex have pledged to grant the Dayaks their wish, and at the same time raise awareness of the threats - both cultural and environmental - faced by the area known as 'Asia's Amazon'. A number of people will be joining David and Rex on their journey, including Jason Houston, a film-maker from Canada, who will be creating a multimedia documentary to highlight the Dayaks’ plight and record the extraordinary interactions between a group of artists and musicians
from around the world. Also making the journey will be Wolfgang Widmoser, a Germanborn painter, Robi Navicula, leader of one of Indonesia's best-known grunge bands, and Kevin Locke, a Native American dancer, storyteller, cultural ambassador and recording artist. The men are now crowdfunding for the $15,000 needed to make the documentary. David says he is looking forward to reconnecting with the Dayaks. "This journey back is really about a message of unity, and how critical it is that we start listening to these wise, sacred cultures who respect the land and who have
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Wednesday May 28, 2014 By Laura Kavanagh A local man is braving the elements and New Zealand’s rugged terrain to raise money for charity. Rob Candy is setting off to trek New Zealand’s Te Araroa trail this October to raise money and awareness on behalf of two charities, Raleigh International, and People. The $30,000 raised by the trek will allow 10 Kenyan children to go to school on an all expenses paid full year scholarship on behalf of charity People, and 20 Tanzanian young people to take part in a life changing expedition with Raleigh International. The 3,000 kilometre Te Araroa trail was first opened in 2011 and spans the length of New Zealand. Currently based in Wellington, on a working holiday visa from England, Rob is planning to work through the winter months and then set off around the end of October/earlyNovember. The journey should take approximately four to five months and will see Rob scaling mountains, trekking ridges, valleys,
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I’m really passionate about what they do.” He says he is excited at the prospect of attempting Te Araroa but admits to a few nerves. “I came to New Zealand in the hope of adventure and this seems to be a perfect fit. Rob says he has always had an interest in helping people and
Interested community groups in Johnsonville are invited to register their interest in joining a wider liaison group for the project to unlock the Johnsonville Triangle. They’ll represent people who will be directly affected by the improvement work in the triangle area and can discuss aspects of the project with Wellington City Council and the NZ Transport Agency, from the design phase through to construction, and report back to their communities. Those who are interested can email the Council at johnsonvilleroads@ wcc.govt.nz_ by Tuesday, June 3.
this allows him to do something positive that he loves. “Whether I still love it after walking 3,000kms is another question; ask me again next year.” If you would like to sponsor Rob, you can visit robcandy.tumblr.com
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Storytime at J’ville Library Come along to our new themed storytimes on the first Friday of each month at 6.30pm for a 30 minute session of stories and fun. The theme for June is “HATS” so come along wearing your favourite, funniest, silliest hat and be ready for some fun.
HARD WORK REWARDED: Entrepreneurial scientist and inventor, Sir Ray Avery, left, chats to Lucy Sulzberger of Ngaio and Dylan Chambers of Johnsonville - recipients of $6,000 Freemasons Universit y Scholarships. Sir Ray presented the scholarships at Parliament’s Legislative Council Chamber on May 20. PHOTO SUPPLIED.
By Laura Kavanagh Two local university students were rewarded for their hard work by receiving Freemasons scholarships of $6,000 each last week. Dylan Chambers of Johnsonville and Lucy Sulzberger of Ngaio were two of 30 students who were presented with the scholarships totalling $208,000. Dylan is completing Honours for his Bachelor of Arts majoring in international relations at Victoria University of Wellington. The multilinguist plans to do a Master’s degree in international relations at a European university. Following practical work experience as an intern for a European political institution or non-governmental organisation, he will eventually apply to work for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in New Zealand. Lucy is three years into a medical degree at Otago Medical School, and is spending 2014 completing her Bachelor of Medical Science Honours year at Otago University.
She is working under the supervision of Professor Swee Tan and other members of the Gillies McIndoe Research Institute (GMRI) team, pioneering the future of cancer treatment. She has plans to complete a PhD in medicine. Sir Ray Avery GNZM handed the A-grade students their scholarships in Parliament’s Legislative Council Chamber on May 20. Nine postgraduate students
were awa rded a total of $82,000 and 21 university students a total of $126,000. For the last 36 years, Freemasons New Zealand has funded nearly $4.42 million in scholarships to 1,051 students. When addressing the students, Sir Ray Avery, pharmaceutical scientist, inventor and social entrepreneur, stressed how important it is to always rally talented people. “No one is as clever as all
of us. “All great leaders mobilise the skills of everyone into powerful tools to overcome the impossible.” Freemasons Grand Master John Litton congratulated parents and families of the scholarship recipients. “As Freemasons, we see one of the benefits of education being a greater tolerance of other people’s views and opinions.”
Foster-Bell back in Parliament ing National’s party vote from 38.5% in 2011. Mr Foster-Bell is up against Labour deputy leader Grant Robertson and Green candidate James Shaw, both who look set to be MPs next year. He looks very similar to his main political opponent, but he and Mr Robertson do agree on one thing. “We both want David Cunliffe to lose the next election,” he says. “My reason is that it is the best thing for the country, and his reason is that it is the best
By Dave Crampton National list MP Paul FosterBell may have missed out on being selected as a candidate in his home town of Whangarei. But he will be back in Parliament after the General Election in September, whether or not he wins the Wellington Central electorate seat on his second attempt. He was 56th on National’s 2011 party list, but anticipates a promotion when the list is released in a couple of months. His focus will be on increas-
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By Laura Kavanagh Students from Newlands Intermediate performed this week at the ASB 2014 Stage Challenge. Eighteen schools from across the Wellington region took part in two massive nights of youth creativity and expression, with this being the second year that Newlands Intermediate has entered the competition. Newlands intermediate chose the theme It’s How You Dance, with a storyline about two young people, who are told they are not good
enough. Student director Brooke Newman says there has been a lot of planning and choreography since last year, which involved creating and teaching all the dances. “The choreography is fun and exciting, with a mixture of jazz, contemporary and hip hop.” This is the first time Brooke has directed a student production, and she says she would like to do more directing in the future. “It’s been an amazing experience.” Dance teacher Brie Jessen-Vau-
jham says Brooke has been very dedicated, turning up at every rehearsal. There were over 100 students from Newlands Intermediate involved, doing a number of jobs, including costume design. Stage Challenge is now in its 22nd year, with 18 shows, 11 locations, 200 schools, 16,000 participants and an audience of 25,000. The Wellington shows were held at the TSB Arena on May 26 and 27.
Students march against sexual violence By Laura Kavanagh Over 300 students from Victoria University of Wellington marched from Kelburn campus to Aro Valley last week in response to recent sexual attacks on pathways around the campus. The event called “Let Me Go Home” was organised by the Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA), VUWSA Women’s Group and the Victoria branch of Youth for UN Women. President of VUWSA, Sonya Clark says the event highlighted how attitudes and behaviours about sexual violence need to change.
“The key message is that rape and sexual violence are not tolerated in our community. “As students, we want to see a societal change where rape and sexual violence are not just the way things are.” Sonya says in the recent sexual assault cases, there have been implications the women should not have been walking alone. “Telling poor students to catch a taxi home is simply not good enough. “As a community we need to be addressing the core of these issues.” President of the VUWSA Women’s Group Chrissy Brown says they want to show that they are a community
that does not accept sexual assault as a given and they will foster a community that rejects rape culture. Although led by students, the organisers hope that the wider community gets involved. “Changing culture requires a whole community approach,” Sonya says. The march departed at 5pm on May 20 outside the Hub, Kelburn Campus and headed to the Aro Valley Community Centre. It was followed by speeches and discussion with local leaders invited to respond. Sonya says the response so far shows this is an issue that students are concerned about and more action is needed.
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Two local sea cadets have played a big part in winning a National Sea Cadets regatta in Auckland during the weekend. Matt Ohlsson from Johnsonville and Kieran Clay from Churton Park were part of an eightmember team who qualified for the Nationals after winning the central region regatta two weeks ago. Both attend the TS Taupo Unit in Mana, and are chuffed that it is now ranked the top unit in the country. “I thought we had a pretty good chance of winning,” Kieran says. “We started doing quite well and
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Huntleigh Home gives back It was pink ribbons galore at Enliven’s Huntleigh Home in Karori on Sunday afternoon, as the home held an afternoon tea to raise money for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. Huntleigh Home Manager, Suzanne Simpson says that the residents wanted to do their bit to raise money for a cause that is close to many people’s hearts. The residents wanted to do something to give back to the community,” says Suzanne. Residents from the home and adjoining Huntleigh Retirement Apartments along
with friends and family attended the event, making a gold coin donation to enjoy the pink treats. “About sixty people joined us for the event, and everyone got on board by wearing pink accessories.” Suzanne explains that continuing with meaningful activities, having a purpose and giving back to the community are all part of the Eden Philosophy, an elderdirected philosophy of care which is embraced by all Enliven rest homes across Wellington. Huntleigh Home will
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readers have their say... Find out the WORD on the Street.
Question: Do you feel safe in your local community?
Marieka Schrader, Johnsonville
Neil Burn, Whitby
Sandeep Gupta, Johnsonville
Linda Zhen, Johnsonville
Baden Roper, Newlands
“I feel safe. There are systems in place.”
“I live in a retirement village so I do feel safe.”
“I don’t know. People seem okay.”
“Yeah, it’s alright. I think it is okay.”
“Course I do. I don’t worry about it.”
Bayleigh King-Turner, Johnsonville “Yes and no. I felt things were safer when I was a child. My children’s generation seems more dangerous.”
to the editor
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Something to be proud of Dear Ed, Looking forward to the election, we have a National-led Government that will deliver 4% growth over coming years and has seen 83,000 jobs created over the past 12 months. The manufacturing sector has expanded over the past consecutive 19 months and activity is at the highest level since 2006. In the recovery from the worst recession in decades we stood alongside the people of Christchurch - committing over $15 billion
to the rebuild of the city - and shielded those on benefits across New Zealand from cuts faced in other countries. In this past week we have seen a Budget that will bolster support for New Zealanders and their families. Something to be proud of? You bet it is! Regards, Brett Hudson National Party candidate in Ohariu
Stolen Policies Dear Ed, Murray Gray, (letters, May 21, 2014) you may want to check your facts on the Treasury website. While we may have made an infinitesimal surplus in our operating budget, our net debt has ballooned from just under 10billion in 2008 to over 60 billion in 2014. Free Doctor's visits for all children under 13 comes into effect in June next year and would be implemented by Labour anyway as Grant
Robertson has said in a radio interview. Another stolen policy is Paid Parental Leave, which was only increased by 4 weeks, this is after Bill English threatened to veto Sue Moroney's PPL bill which calls for 26 weeks leave. This budget is a sign of a desperate government. You may also want to exercise restraint in emotive personal attacks as well. Catherine Bindon Woodridge
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40 Hour Famine event By Laura Kavanagh Two commendable students from Onslow College have worked hard over the weekend to raise awareness about the troubles in Malawi for this year’s World Vision 40 Hour Famine. Annabelle Wride and Brittany Young organised a special event last Saturday called 40 Challenges in 4 Hours, which included fun challenges to raise money and awareness for Malawi. The terrible weather affected the turnout numbers, but those who came got to have fun in a variety of games including, sponging,
slum building, and sack racing. The girls also spent the weekend in famine mode, with Brittany giving up food and Annabelle giving up shoes and conventional utensils. “We also have friends who are doingGUTHRIE no talkCUSTOMER: BOWRON THORNDON PROOF TIME 24/09/2012 9:18:54 a.m. ing and one doing no furniture,” REP ID:Brittany C85 says. LAST RUN: 09/26/12 8907574AA SIZE: 38X8 The girls are planning to run the challenges over the next few weeks at school to continue raising money and awareness. The money raised this year from the World Vision 40 Hour Famine is going towards Malawi with a focus on sustainable food, SACRIFICES: Onslow College students Annabelle Wride and Brittany Young have farming and education. been working tirelessly to raise awareness for the World Vision 40 Hour Famine.
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shows children, who have professional supervised contact to help to address relationship problems enjoy better relationships, are less likely to get into trouble or go to prison, are less likely to have mental health issues, and improve their chances of growing up to become better parents themselves. “The executive committee has deep concern that given the level of reported cases of abuse, neglect or maltreatment for vulnerable children, our provider members are experiencing a decline in the number of referrals for Supervised Contact services.” Janis says as the representative group for their members, they believe there is a need for clear, robust and affordable options that work for the children and young people affected. “Prevention is a more cost effective solution and successful outcomes are reported.”
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OUT & ABOUT
Characters come alive
ONESIES: Olivia Pugh, Imogen Rice, Grace Tulloch, Eva McLennan, AbbyLeigh Collier, and Katerina Lagoutaris.
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WILLY WONKA: Charlie McDougall
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The all new Holden Trax goes on sale in September. The Trax is a small SUV th NEW FACE: Osteopath Caron Shallish is keen to in two equipment levels, but has Bluetooth,meet rear camera & park theview local Karori community andassist, let them MyL know the benefits of visiting an osteopath. infotainment system, daytime running lamps and cruise control as standard feat being a self-professed “na- time. ture bunny”. Caron already has both models. Fuel consumption is aa list really pleasant surprise at only 7.6 L/100 km “I like the wide open of customers both young
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Winter Fashion Starting on the 30th of May until 4th of July we are showcasing Winter Fashion at Coastlands. Come and check out the latest in Winter Fashion and take advantage of our June Winter sale. Free parking and train station right at the door.
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MiLife Rosewood Park is a small independent retirement village set in attractive gardens located at 78 Queenwood Road, Levin. Offering affordable 2 bedroom villas, some with a conservatory, from only $195,000, and 1 bedroom
homes from $140,000, this retirement village providing companionship with a sense of security will suit most people’s needs. Each villa has an emergency call system. We have a community lounge and a village mini bus is available for social
outings and shopping trips. The MiLife philosophy is “Ageing in place” while most residents live independently we are able to assist you to access additional services as your needs change over the years.
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Just over the railway line in Paraparaumu you will find the largest furniture and beds store in the lower North island. Yes, it’s Paula’s. The collection of furniture on offer is bright, it’s bold, it’s varied and the store is full of surprises. ‘People often come through the door and say “WOW I had no idea this Great range of designer glasses Prada, Versace, was here”. I guess you don’t expect to find Ralph Lauren, RayBan, Oakley, Bvlgari to name a few such an extensive collection of both New Ben Skjoth-Smith (Manager) • Anthony Savage (Optometrist) Zealand made and imported furniture in Winnie Wong (Dispensing Optician) • Carole Shaw (Image Consultant) Paraparaumu’. Experience the difference with ‘Selling furniture means we develop long State of the Art Eye Photography, term relationships with our clients. It may In-depth consultations, just begin with accessories for one room and Take advantage of our special grow into us furnishing their entire house 50%off* Second Pair offer! including providing professional exper t advice on beds’. NEWS FLASH Having recently added outdoor furniture to Make an Free Eye Exams for appointment today her already extensive collection, Paula sees Southern Cross Members* 04 298 5317 it as ‘just another way for us to connect with *See In Store for Terms & Conditions our customers’.
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Winning the 2013 Kapiti Horowhenua Business of the Year awards is a statement of just how hard Paula and Paul work to provide a world class furniture offering to their customers. It’s a team effort of course and Paula is the first person to share that credit with her highly skilled and incredibly passionate team. Danske Mobler makes up an important part of the selection on offer at Paula’s. ‘It’s timeless, it’s contemporary, it’s high quality and it’s very much sought after by the discerning clientele who often travel from Wellington to visit the store. ‘We look forward to presenting the very best of Danske Mobler to our clients over the coming years. And we especially look forward to continuing our very successful relationship with Allan and Kerry Winter, the Danske Mobler team’.
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Wednesday May 28, 2014
Local Visique provides gift of sight for more than 1000 Fijians More than 1,000 Fijians will receive basic eye care and specialised treatment from a group of volunteer New Zealand optometrists associated with the Voluntary Ophthalmic Services Overseas (VOSO), made possible by the support of local Karori optometry practice Visique Capital Eyes Optometrists. Most people would consider sight their most precious sense, but for many living in rural Fiji with limited access to eye care and an underresourced health system, vision is a luxury beyond their reach. Formed in the 1980s, VOSO provides free eye care to help prevent and reduce the risk of blindness among the people of the Pacific Islands. In recognition of the importance of the work done by VOSO, Visique CapitalEyes Optometrists, based in Karori has committed to supporting VOSO by making a donation for every eye examination undertaken at the practice between April 21 and May 31. Visique CapitalEyes Optometrists owner and local optometrist Kevin O'Connor says he is thrilled to support the work undertaken by VOSO. “The organisation’s work in Fiji and other Pacific Islands is so important. “Access to basic eye care is some-
GIFT OF SIGHT: Local optometrists visique capital eyes optometrists is helping many Fijians see the light of day. PHOTO SUPPLIED.
thing that we as New Zealanders take for granted at times, and we hope the community of Karori will support this valuable and worthy initiative.” VOSO chairman Richard Johnson says with only a small number of optometrists and ophthalmologists working in Fiji, many locals don’t have access to eye care. “On the island of Vanua Levu there is only one ophthalmologist to service a population of around 220,000, which means many on the island go without the necessary eye care. VOSO has been sending teams
to Fiji since the 1980s and we have found that our services are needed now more than ever before. Due to rising numbers of patients with diabetes and difficulties accessing medications, more residents are experiencing eye health issues that remain unaddressed.” Donations for eye examinations undertaken at Visique CapitalEyes Optometrists and other Visique practices around the country will be used to send volunteer optometrists and ophthalmologists to Fiji in July. They will provide eye care services such as eye examinations, prescribing glasses and performing surgery.
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Fun with music in Wadestown By Laura Kavanagh Wadestown playgroup had a very special visitor last week. Windmill Music’s Jannah Dennison visited the playgroup throughout the week with a host of instruments and music to both entertain and education the children. Based in Karori, Windmill music has been running children’s music classes for several years, with the goal of providing a musical experiences for parents and children. The children at Wadestown playgroup certainly enjoyed Jannah’s visit, and were interested in the different instruments she had to show them. The visit from Windmill Music
is just one of the special visits the playgroup has arranged this year, which also include a petting zoo. Wadestown Playgroup is a meeting and learning environment for both adults and children run by the parents. It is a great place for local parents to meet others with children of a similar age, share activities and discuss concerns. The Playgroup has a maximum of 30 children at a session and operates four morning sessions a week. If you are interested in coming along to Wadestown Playgroup, contact Email: email@example.com Web: www.wadestownplaygroup.weebly.com.
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FUN WITH MUSIC: Three-year-old Aden Winther had a great time singing along and using different instruments.
Creating their own futures Two enterprising graduates from Massey University’s College of Creative Arts have used their design idea to create their own business. Oliver Ward and Fraser Callaway, both graduating with a Bachelor of Design (with Honours) this week, developed a collaborative project Connection that focuses on the transition into work. It addresses the conundrum often faced by university graduates: 'Can’t get a job without experience, can’t get experience without a job'. Their design solution - an experience that connects one studio with one student for one week. This is not a traditional internship, which can have negative connotations for both employers and students. Co–nnection pushed the boundaries and approached the problem with a multidisciplinary mindset, blurring the lines between traditional design ‘disciplines’. They also ran co-design sessions that continually sought input from studios & students, documented
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Wadestown man’s work on show By Laura Kavanagh
EXHIBITION: Work by Wadestown artist and architect Michael Bennett will be displayed at the exhibition, including this piece of Jervois Quay. PHOTO SUPPLIED.
A local artist and architect from Wadestown will have work on show from this upcoming weekend. Michael Bennett will be featuring two watercolour pieces in an exhibition of paintings at Pataka Art + Museum from Thursday, May 29 to Sunday, June 15. Wa t e r c o l o u r N e w Zealand is hoping this exhibition will quash the generally held misconception watercolours
are pale, insipid works painted by genteel Victorian ladies. Works by Robin Kay, Ted Sherwen, Jacky Pearson, Alfred Memelink and Wendy Masters will also be exhibited. Michael has always had a love for art and design, having taken up a career as an architect. He star ted painting watercolours seriously in 2008 after going to monthly painting groups in Wellington. “It was an interest of
mine and I really enjoyed it.” Michael says he does not have a particular favourite object to paint, but he says he is strongest in buildings because of his architecture background. “I am more interested in the paint and how, rather than the subject.” He says watercolours can be difficult and challenging, because you cannot revise something you have done. “You just have to move
on and trust yourself, which suits my personality. “I like being accurate but I don’t like having to labour too much on something.” Wa t e r c o l o u r N e w Zealand hopes this exhibition will introduce the wonderful world of watercolour to a wider audience. At weekends, members will be demonstrating the art of watercolour painting in the museum’s Bottle Creek Gallery.
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Looking out for you neighbours Work being done on the new sensory garden at Sprott house in Karori. Work began last month, and the residents of Sprott House are looking forward to using the new area.
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In Johnsonville, a Toyota Hilux parked near the Warehouse during the afternoon suffered a smashed window. Some items in the vehicle were stolen. A rental property in Helston Road was entered, possibly with a key, and water taps turned on causing minor water damage. In Newlands, a burglary occurred in Warren Street, where an insecure garage door gave easy access. Another burglary took place in Kenmore Street, where access was by a ranch slider door at the rear of the property. A silver Honda Torneo parked in the driveway of a house in Chetwode Grove was stolen. A black Mazda RX8 parked locked on the street in Stewart Drive was entered, no sign of force being used, and an unsuccessful attempt was made to start the vehicle by tampering with the ignition barrel. In Khandallah, a gold Nissan Primera parked on the road in Calcutta Street was damaged when the offender smashed the right rear quarterlight window. A green Nissan Terrano locked and secure in
Enrolment at Northland School is governed by an enrolment scheme, details of which are available from the school office or the school website www.northland.school.nz. The Board of Trustees has made one place available at Year 1 for out of zone students in Terms 3 and 4, 2014. As the Board operates an enrolment scheme, it is required to fill any vacant out of zone places by ballot in cases where there are more applications for enrolment than there are places available. Under the terms of the enrolment scheme siblings of out of zone children currently at the school get priority for available places. The deadline for receipt of applications for out of zone places is 4.00pm Friday 20 June. If necessary a ballot will be held on Monday23 June. Parents will be informed of the outcome of the ballot within three school days of the ballot being held. Application forms for the ballot are available from: The Principal. Northland School 14 Harbour View Road, Northland. Wellington 6012
Calcutta Street was entered via a smashed left rear quarterlight window. A concrete saw was stolen. An adult sized bike parked insecure in Cashmere Avenue School during a school disco was stolen. A shop owner in Ganges Road noticed a customer had left a Samsung Galaxy S3 cell phone on the counter. Another customer claimed it, but the real owner came in later. In Broadmeadows, a car parked on the road in Hindipur Terrace was broken into via a smashed passenger side front window. A Samsung Tablet and an Echo audio pen were stolen. A house in Kanpur Road was entered through a forced aluminium window and a security sensor was pulled off the wall. In Crofton Downs, a white Subaru Impreza parked in Chartwell Drive was stolen. In Churton Park, a letterbox in Aintree Grove was smashed and plant pots were stolen. In Ngaio, a white Toyota Hilux parked in Colway Street was found with a smashed left rear quarterlight window.
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Nominations In accordance with clause 4(b)(iii) of their Trust Deed, the Johnsonville Charitable Trust advise that a meeting of the Trustees will be held on Monday 23 June 2014 for the express purpose of considering nominations and electing 1 Trustee. Members of the public who are ordinarily resident in the Trusts designated areas may nominate suitable candidates to fill a Trustee vacancy. Nominations must be signed by two residents of the Trusts designated areas, and the nominee. Retiring Trustees are eligible for nomination and re-election. Nominations must be received by the Trust before 4.00pm on Friday 13 June 2014. Only persons ordinarily resident in the designated areas shall be eligible for nomination, and they must be able to provide evidence of their residential status. The current designated areas of the Trust are: Johnsonville, Newlands, Churton Park, Paparangi, Broadmeadows, Grenada Village, Grenada North, Woodridge and Glenside. Nominations are to be addressed to: The Secretary
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there is regular traffic past all letterboxes. The resident is a pensioner and is concerned about why the landlords were not contacted. “I want to make people aware that accumulated mail in anyone’s post box is a sign that someone could be dead or away. “This could be your mother or father or cousin. The resident asks is this a sign of the times or just a lack of respect. “Remember, it happens in the ‘burbs too.”
A local Newlands resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, would like the community to be looking out for their neighbours. After going away for 17 days, the resident arrived home to find a letterbox full of flyers and weeklies. “I cancelled my mail, but the flyers and weekly kept coming. “I organised a friend to take clear of anything but they were inadvertently hospitalised.” The resident has been living in this block of flats for many years and says
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TRAIL RACING: Lynzi Armstrong, Lana Moriarity, Natalie Hardaker and Wayne Hastie.
Racing the Orongorongos By Laura Kavanagh Over 400 trail running enthusiasts took part in the second leg of the Xterra Wellington trail running series held in the Orongorongos in Rimutaka Forest Park earlier this month. Good weather and amazing scenery was a bonus for the
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mixed flat easy running and some short hilly portions. The popular medium distance covered about 12km including a climb up McKerrows revenge, and in the more technical long course r unners challenged themselves with twisting, root hopping trails. Each season the location and
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everyone finishes with a smile on their face. ‘Great’ and ‘a lot of fun’ are the most common responses when asking athletes how they found it.” The four event Xterra Wellington trail running series offers three distances at each event. The short distance at the Orongorongos was 7km of
Kurtis Imrie who left Newlands College in 2013 has been named as a finalist in the Wellington City Council Emerging Sportsman of the year category for the Dominion Post Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards.
Kurtis had been nominated in Surf Life Saving and will be up against Joseph BakerThomas (AFL), Izayah Mauriohooho Le'afa (Basketball) and Ben Walsh (Swimming). The awards evening will take place on June 12.
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