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By Dan Whitfield Ten years is a long time, and be a birthday or anniversary, celebrations are important – which is why teachers, students, parents, and friends of a Wainuiomata school are getting excited. This year marks the tenth year St Claudine Thévenet School has been open and people, both past and present, are set to come together and mark this milestone. Continued on page 2 A LOAD OF FUN: Students Zaria Loau, Cody Smith, Naera Kamo, Peati Suatipatipa, and Xavier Bell. PHOTO: Dan Whitfield



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Principal Jenni Adam says there is a lot happening in term two at Pukeatua School, including a number of opportunities for students to help the community. “[There are] lots and lots of wonderful hands-on activities that involve working and celebrating with our whanau and families,” she says. In last week’s Wainuiomata News, Ms Adam said the school would be maintaining and developing its sustainable image by allowing senior students to continue working on the newly completed Maara o te Akona/ PUKEATUA SCHOOL: Principal Garden of Learning. Jenni Adam. PHOTO Supplied

Also included is giving the junior syndicate a chance to extend the Nga Maara Kai (Food Garden). Another exciting thing happening over the next few months is students from Te Whanau beginning a combined initiative with Wainuiomata High School that will support both schools’ performing arts programmes. Ms Adam says this is set to start at the beginning of term three. “It will see students from the high school working with all of Te Whanau on a fortnightly basis,” she

says. Pukeatua’s board of trustees have also planned a fun night of fish and chips, set to run on Monday, June 30. This is a termly board activity for students and families to be involved in. She says it is a chance to come a nd see for yourselves the wonderful learning and work that is being done at Pukeatua School. The Maara o te Akona/ Garden of Learning was created in term one with the help of students, teachers, families and friends.

School to celebrate 10 years Continued from page 1 Principal Sue Jury, who has run the school since it was set up, tells the Wainuiomata News that this year is very special for many people and a celebration is being planned for later in the year. St Claudine Thévenet School opened on January 28, 2005, and was the result of a merger between two former Wainuiomata schools – St Matthew’s and St Patrick’s. The school is named after the foundress of the Sisters of Jesus and Mary. “I’ve seen lots of students come and go, and many achievements...When I look back and think about how it was, it was challenging at the start; but bringing the communities together was the best decision,” Ms Jury says. “One thing I have cherished hearing from visitors to the school over the years is the positive feedback about our students; even though we

teach good values, you cer- four, the plan is to hold an tainly hope it is coming from event where former staff and home too,” she says. students would be invited to Over the years, the school attend. has grown and changed in “I’m sure they would see a many ways – including stu- big difference from how the dent numbers increasing from school was when they were 234 in its first year, to 254 in here,” Ms Jury says. 2014. She tells the Wainuiomata Also, only five of the original News more information and staff members are still present details would be announced at the school – they are Ms closer to the time. Jury, Leeanne Neville, Jo A milestone that has Hailwood, Wendy Wilson and also been reached over Lyn Topp. the years is seeing a O t her a r e a s t h at h ave huge increase in the changed at the school over amount of Maori and the course of 10 years are its Pa c i f i k a st ud ent s cultural, kapa haka, and haka achieving. groups. Earlier this month, Looking forward another 10 St Claudine Thévenet years, Ms Jury says she can School had a whole school see the school developing even photo taken to celebrate more; with a focus on digital being open for 10 years. technology and a modern environment for students. Despite celebrations for the  TEN YEARS ON: Principal school’s anniversary set for Sue Jury says celebrations are about the middle of term planned. PHOTO: Dan Whitfield


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IT’S ALL ABOUT SPICE: Wellington Spice business owners Klass Verway and Sharon Gill. PHOTO: Dan Whitfield

Spicing it up in Newlands By Dan Whitfield Wellington Spices is a busy little shop full of a bit of everything, say business owners Klass Verway and Sharon Gill, of Wainuiomata. Located in the Northern suburb of Newlands and with basically every spice under the sun, they manage to supply not just New Zealanders but people overseas as well – and if they do not have what someone is after, they will most likely be able to find it. Mr Verway and Ms Gill say they only stock the very best, giving their customers the choice of quality products from places such as Indonesia, Thailand, India, and

many other countries. Getting up early every day to open the doors to their loyal customers, Mr Verway and Ms Gill have an objective to promote and popularise quality spices in the New Zealand. The mission of the Wellington Spices is ‘One Stop Quality spices Shop.’ “It’s a totally different shop that caters for all of New Zealand’s different communities,” Mr Verway says. “There’s a little bit of everything here, that’s what makes it so good,” they say. While the business has been around for about 18 years, the

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Wainuiomata duo has only owned Wellington Spices for four years – five in October – and say things are thriving. “It’s just us two that run the whole store...And there’s never a dull moment,” Ms Gill says. “We work with importers to make sure we keep quality stock; after all it’s not about quantity,” she says. Before buying Wellington Spices and in turn, spicing up the nation’s food, Mr Verway was working as a painting contractor; while Ms Gill was working in the Wainuiomata suburb of Homedale. “I had no idea back then that I’d

Hut t South Member of Parliament Trevor Mallard has been invited to address members of the Wainuiomata community this Friday as part of the next Development Wainuiomata Business Breakfast. The next breakfast event

is set to be held this Friday, starting at 7am; with food served at 7.30am. Mr Mallard is a member of the Labour Party, and is a long time resident of Wainuiomata. He has been the MP for Hutt South since 1993 and has he held numerous

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be running a spice shop. For me it’s a learning curve,” Mr Verway says when talking about working and serving different people from different cultures. “But it’s one of the best things,” he says. At this stage, Mr Verway and Ms Gill are happy with how things are going in Newlands but there is a thought of potentially opening a store in Wainuiomata in the future. “When stock comes in you know...It smells amazing in here,” Ms Gill says. Mr Verway and Ms Gill have been Wainuiomata residents for the past 30 years.

other ministerial positions during his time in Government. According to organisers, Mr Mallard is set to explain why Wainuiomata has a positive future. This is happening this Friday.

Hutt City Libraries and Victoria University Wellington have teamed up to pilot a new programme, which teaches teens animation, coding, and robotics. The programme, called <Tek Ctrl/> gives young people a chance to play and learn about various technologies in an informal setting. Led by Senior Tutor at Victoria University Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, Elf Eldridge, the pilot gets teenagers involved in technology, which is a key focus for Hutt City Libraries as it promotes overall digital literacy. Long term it could contribute to Technology Valley’s need for more digitally literate and technically skilled employees. <Tek Ctrl/> is held on Thursdays from 3:30pm to 5pm at War Memorial Library, Lower Hutt. The after-school programme is aimed at Year 10 to 13 students.

Playgroup to party Children at Glendale Playgroup will be getting their groove on this weekend as part of a disco for those aged five and under. The event has been publicised on Facebook, where more information can be found. Glendale Playgroup’s disco will be happening this Saturday and tickets are $2 per child - if bought before Saturday; otherwise they will be $3 at the door. For more information, people can also contact playgroup secretary Amy Jansen via email: glendaleplaygroup@ On the day there will be face painting, a sausage sizzle, and a nail painting session.

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Locals kick it for charity By Dan Whitfield

KICKING IT: Faolan Harkness, left, Callum Pollard, Brodie Sue, Tora Harkness cuddling Charles Darwin the dog. PHOTO: Supplied

Council backs warming project Hutt City Council will be promoting the government initiative - Warm up New Zealand: Healthy Homes. The Government pro gramme from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is aimed at delivering warmer, drier and healthier homes to people at high health risk from cold damp housing. Hutt Valley residents may be eligible for the programme

if: their home was built before the year 2000; they are the home owner or main tenant with a Community Services Card (CSC); there are children under 17 years old, people over 65 years old, or someone with high health needs living in the home; or they are a landlord with eligible tenants. For more information, phone a council representative on 570 6927.

Faolan Harkness, CallumPollard, Brodie Sue, and Tora Harkness have successfully raised over $2000 for the New Zealand animal shelter, HUHA (Helping You Help Animals). The four young martial arts students and animal lovers from Wainuiomata set themselves a goal to support the shelter through performing one kick for each dollar it spends on vet bills per month – through a kick-a-thon they created. While they were aiming to reach $5000 for HUHA, the Kick5000 fundraiser was still a success raising much needed funds for the organisation.

Government House hosts walk Parents and buggies from around the Wellington, and Hutt Valley, region are set to stroll through Government House next month as part of a free monthly event run by Sport Wellington. Buggy Walks happen on the first Thursday of each month and are held in different locations each time. Those who attend July’s walk will get the opportunity to discover some of the many buggy friendly walking tracks throughout the city. This month’s walk will take place at the prestigious Government House, Wellington. While access is generally limited to prearranged tours, buggy walkers are invited inside the gates to stroll through the grounds endorsed as a ‘Garden of National Significance’ which cover a total of 12 hectares. Some of the walk will take place on the flat gardens before venturing up the picturesque shrubbery lined hillside. Event organiser Tania Atkinson, also part of Sport Wellington,

GETTING OUT: Walkers at a recent buggy walk. PHOTO: Supplied

says the past few walks have been a huge success and are growing in popularity each month; with over 320 parents, caregivers and children in attendance at the June walk in Petone. “Our last walk was the biggest yet, with a mixture of familiar faces and first timers. It’s really great to see more and more people keen to come along and get ac-

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tive with their young ones,” Ms Atkinson says. She says she is especially looking forward to the Government House walk as “it’s a rare opportunity to check out the grounds that play host to a number of Wellington’s exclusive visitors and the walking track is great, it’s usually one of our more popular walks.” It will run on Thursday, July 3.

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Calling all performers to the stage By Dan Whitfield Auditions for Wainuiomata Little Theatre’s next production will be coming up next month, with the search focusing on local performers. Jesus Christ Superstar was the theatre’s last production which ran earlier this year and most of the cast that graced the stage in the sell out season were from Wainuiomata. Wainuiomata Little Theatre is now preparing to present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – a story that is based on the “coat of many colours” of Joseph and his brothers. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. It is a fun, colourful show with lots of well known songs, says the theatre’s Trevor Williams. There will be two pre-audition workshops on Sunday, July 6, and Sunday, July 13, at the old

Wainuiomata College Hall from 7pm to 9pm. The workshops will involve singing and dancing numbers from the Bible’s book of Joseph in a relaxed fun environment. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience, Mr Williams says. The performance dates are set for November 5, running through to November 15. Organisers are excited about getting the show rolling with auditions. Anyone is welcome to come along to the workshops or auditions and try their hand. If people don not want to be on stage there are always opportunities to help with other things. There are always lots of jobs, he says. Auditions will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20.  For further information or to book an audition time, contact Trevor on 970 2960.

PREVIOUS CAST MEMBERS: From left - James Fluker (Judas), Bianca Twort (Mary) and Chris Gordon (Jesus) who were part of the theatre’s last production Jesus Christ Superstar. PHOTO: Supplied

Students poised for ‘mean green’ competition again By Dan Whitfield Wainuiomata school students will have another chance make public their future-thinking ideas as the Genesis Energy Schoolgen ‘Mean Green House’ competition begins once again. Last year, Wainuiomata Primary School placed first equal with Stanley Bay School and for its student’s efforts, the

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Find out the word on the street in Wainuiomata

Question: What’s your pet’s name; and what do you like about them?

Naphtalai Selusi Wainuiomata

Tyler MacKenzie Wainuiomata

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“I like that my dog Max listens to me.”

“My dog’s name is Axel. I like playing with him and he likes it when I rub his belly.”

“I have a dog and his name is Hunter. He is cuddly and can sometimes be clumsy.”

“I have a cat called Jack. He is also clumsy and is really friendly.”


Grayson Boyd Wainuiomata “Bax and Sunny are my axolotls. They eat bloodworms and I like them because they are interesting.”

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Letters on issues of community interest are welcomed. Guidelines are that they should be no longer than 150 words. They must be signed and a street address provided to show good faith, even if a nom de plume is provided for publication. The editor reserves the right to abridge letters or withhold unsuitable letters from publication. Send or fax them to the address on page two, or email them to Please note that your name and street address must also be provided in emails.

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School success Dear Ed, Golly, Wainuiomata High School students are a talented bunch. I was amazed when I flicked to page eight of the Wainuiomata News last week and saw all the photos of them all dressed up for the school’s wearable arts competition. I always love to hear about the school;

and although I never went there, I hold it and the students close to my heart. To the principal of the school, you are doing a fantastic job! Wonder what the school will be in the paper for next...? Yours truly, D. Marcus

People needed to help the helpers of NZ organisation A helping hand is needed for CanTeen – a New Zealand organisation supporting young people living with cancer. The national organisation wants help selecting this year’s CanTeen Christmas card range – a fundraiser which thousands of Kiwis get involved in annually. CanTeen’s Christmas card range is an important fundraiser for CanTeen, and the organisation is currently in the process of selecting this year’s range of original artwork created by CanTeen members.

Since its inception, it has had a clear focus on the needs of young people living with cancer. CanTeen’s foundation was built upon the fundamental belief that young people through meeting, talking and sharing their experiences - are better able to cope with the uncertainties of living with cancer. The organisation provides opportunities for approx 1500 young cancer patients, their siblings and bereaved siblings to gain skills and learn to cope with the cards they have been dealt.

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Mums plan to get fit this year Wainuiomata and Lower Hutt mums have a chance to attend and benefit from a fitness class designed specifically at them. Mums on a Mission, is a fitness programme that focuses on strengthening core work and building up a cardio fitness level. Run by qualified personal trainer Leo Tanirau, the classes are set to kick start on Thursday, July 3, at 10am. They are set to run every Tuesday and Thursday on a weekly basis. Mums on a Mission is a 30 minute fitness class that allows mums to meet other

mums, while working out and getting out of the house. Those who attend can also bring their children along, as there are no expensive child care costs required. The classes are based out of the Waiwhetu Fitness Centre on Whites Line East. For more information, go to Capture Fit NZ’s Facebook page. Alternatively people can contact Leo on 022 312 2851; or via email, leotanirau@ Leo is from Capture Fit NZ.

Dear Ed, I just want to take a moment to congratulate the four girls who were selected for the Wellington under 18 training squad. It is such an achievement and I believe you all have what it takes to go far in the sport of rugby. Yours sincerely, F. Armstrong

Four new legends inducted Four new Sports Legends from the Wellington region have been inducted into the hall of fame, following the announcement at a recent awards ceremony. The Sports Legends of Wellington played a significant role at the awards which saw past legends celebrated and the 2014 inductees announced. Each year since 2003, the Legends Academy meets to decide upon the Sports Legends of Wellington; the legends are then announced by Sport Wellington and inducted into the programme. This year’s inductees include Ron McKenzie (tennis), Bevan Smith (athletics), Mark Sorenson (softball), and Kenny McFadden (basketball). Sport Wellington chief executive officer Phil Gibbons says it is a way to celebrate the regions sporting success from the past. “Sport Wellington is proud to be associated with such a prestigious group of sporting individuals from across a wide range of sports,” Gibbons says. “By celebrating these legends we hope they will inspire the next generation of legends from the greater Wellington region,” he says. Also honoured this year was the late Ron McKenzie, a Wellington tennis stalwart. McKenzie was a New Zealand Junior tennis champion in 1940 in a career affected by World War II. The Sports Legends of Wellington are managed by Sport Wellington.

ANNOUCEMENT: Bev McKenzie unveils Ron McKenzies plaque. PHOTO: Supplied

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Anchal Singh

Wainuiomata High School head girl

What is your favourite food?

What’s your favourite music?

What’s next on your wish list?

Pasta (any kind, I love pasta).

I like all kinds of music, right now I’m really into “Folk” or “Alternative pop,” but I don’t listen to anything specific.

Honestly, all that is on my wishlist right now is for me to pass Level 3 and get into the university course I want to get in. After uni, get a job and travel hopefully.

What makes you smile? Literally anything makes me smile, the tiniest friendly gesture, anything! I love smiling and being happy and I’m well known for smiling and giggling (too easily).

What’s your pet hate? Rude and mean people. Followers also, people that are too afraid to be themselves.

What is one thing Wainuiomata News readers would be surprised to know about you? This is something even my own friends will be surprised about, but the “n” in my first name is actually silent but I’m so used to people saying it the way they do (since I’ve lived here majority of my life) I just don’t even correct them anymore (and I haven’t for years,) in fact if it isn’t a family member saying my name the way it actually is, it sounds foreign to me.

Your favoured holiday destination?

Who would you invite to dinner?

Anywhere away from home, I LOVE travelling, if I could all I would do is travel, it’s so refreshing. Dream holiday destination at the moment would probably be Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Venice (Italy) or Iceland.

If anyone was nice to me I would invite them over because I love to cook. Kate Middleton, Harry Styles, maybe Jennifer Lawrence or Ellen DeGeneres.

A saying you like to live by? There are many things I live by, and have grown up living by, so I will just give two beautiful more recent quotes, something to just think about especially for those who feel unmotivated: My first is an extract from Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar speech “When I look down at this golden statue, may it remind me and every little child that no matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.” My other being a quote too popular among teenagers today “Some infinities are bigger than other infinities” from John Green’s book The Fault In Our Stars which simply means some of us are given more days than others, and my message is make sure you don’t waste what you have, some people just wish they had a bit more time.

Applications now open for community arts and culture grant Applications for the Community Arts and Culture Grant have opened, and council is encouraging non-profit groups providing arts and cultural services and programmes in Hutt City to apply. Council has $35,000 to award, with the purpose of this funding to contribute to the creative life of the Hutt Valley and its residents, and visitors, by supporting local arts groups. Helen Piercy’s group, Faultline Chorus Inc. received a grant last year. She says it “made a huge difference to us.” “The grant enabled us to bring in singing coaches from overseas and pay on-going operational costs, which is usually difficult as our revenue comes from membership fees from our very small group,” she says.

Last year, six local arts organisations received funding to help with their running costs. They were funded because they met the criteria to provide a diverse range of quality arts activities and events that are easily accessed by residents and visitors, create opportunities to increase community participation in arts and cultural activities. It also provides a number of opportunities to grow audiences for arts and cultural activities.  Applications can be made online at They opened on June 23 and are set to close on August 1. Grants awarded should cover projects run between August 2014 and July 2015.

Funding for WWI stories Residents who want to make their World War One family stories heard can apply for funding from the Wellington City Council (WCC) through community grants, marking the 2015 centenary commemorations. The council will be at the forefront of WW100 commemorations in the capital next year and a raft of events and projects have been planned, however more local stories are needed. WCC’s Mark Farrar says if people are part of a community group or historical society, have a local school or artistic project they think might fly, council would love to hear from them. “We’re looking for ideas and ways in which the wider community can share World War

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This beautifully presented 3 bedroom home has so much to offer. Tastefully redecorated, modern kitchen & bathroom. Internal access from garage along with an electric garage door. Living areas are open plan, extending out to a nice indoor/outdoor flow through the conservatory onto the deck and spa area, which leads out to private garden where you can enjoy the sun. You will want to consider this home before you look elsewhere.

Auction View Open

23rd July at 11.00am at Harcourts 32 Queen Street, Wainuiomata Sun 2.15 - 2.45pm Leith Gunn P 04 564 0002 M 027 4458 940 E Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

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Tender View Open

Thursday 3rd July 1pm Sun 12.30 - 1 pm David Selig & Renee Selig P 04 564 0000 M 027 4458 944 M 027 3554501 E Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

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Team Selig are now taking on NEW listings!!

Be sure to book you FREE No-obligation market appraisal for your home David - M: 027 4 458 944 Renee - M: 027 355 4501 32 Queen Street Wainuiomata -


Wednesday June 25, 2014


Channel Realty Ltd

32 Queen Street Wainuiomata 04 564 7310

SUN 1.15-1.45PM


83 Parkway


125b Upper Fitzherbert Road

SUN 11.45-12.15

SUN 12.30-1PM



40 Holland Street

4 Concord Street

Convenient Parkway Living! 3 double bedrooms minutes from the Woa hill. Heat pump, HRV system, good insulation. Views from the living area, covered outdoor area. Single garage. For Sale $239,000 View Open By Appointment David Selig & Renee Selig - P 04 564 0000 M 027 4458 944 or 027 3554501

Country Living Minutes From Town 4 bedrooms open plan modern living, covered deck, fully insulated, external rumpus room. Feels like country living but bus stop is minutes’ walk. For Sale BEO - $220,000 View Open SUN 1.15 - 1.45pm David Selig & Renee Selig - P 04 564 0000 M 027 4458 944 M 027 355 4501

Great Family Home 3 double bedroom home,surrounded by other quality homes. Good living space, wood burner & wetback. Handy to schools, shops & public transport. For Sale $239,500 View Open SUN 11.45 - 12.15 David Selig & Renee Selig P 04 564 0000 M 027 4458944 or 027 3554501

Wonderful Living 3 bedroom home, modern kitchen & bathroom. Internal access from garage/electric garage door. Open plan, indoor/outdoor flow, conservatory, deck & spa area. Tender Thursday 3rd July 2014 1pm View Open SUN 12.30 - 1pm David Selig & Renee Selig - P 564 0000 M 027 4458944 M 027 3554501

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

SUN 1.15-1.45PM


10 Whitehall Street


21 Whitehall Street


61 Coast Road

SUN 11.45-12.15


6b Ely Grove

Great Starter Home! Spacious 3 bedroom home with garage, large lounge area with ranch slider leading out onto a deck. Ready for your style & flair! Call anytime to view. For Sale $195,000 View Open By Appointment David Selig & Renee Selig - P 04 564 0000 M 027 4458944 or 027 3554501

First Time Home Buyers! 3 bedroom home looking for new owners! Space for the kids to kick a ball with the property being fully fenced. Good sized garage/workshop. For Sale $210,000 View Open By Appointment David Selig & Renee Selig - P 04 564 0000 M 027 4458 944 M 027 3554501

Good Space And Great Views! 3 double bedrooms, 2 heat pumps, insulated walls & ceilings. Great views from top of property & the deck. Near Wainui Primary & local Village shops. For Sale $209,000 View Open Sun 1.15 - 1.45pm David Selig & Renee Selig - P 04 564 0000 M 027 4458 944 M 027 355 4501

Looking To Downsize? 2 double bedroom unit, open plan style living, own private deck. Sought after street. All it needs is for someone to come in and put their own style and flair into it! For Sale $149,900 View Open Sun 11.45-12.15pm David Selig & Renee Selig - P 04 564 0000 M 027 4458 944 M 027 3554501

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

SUN 3-3.30PM

Price Adjustment!

SUN 12-12.30PM

40 Ruthven Road


14 Edmonds St

SAT 1.30-2PM


17 Sheehy Grove

SUN 2.15-2.45PM

Mortgagee Sale

41 Westminster Rd Wainuiomata

Great Garage And Parking 3 bedroom family home, gas, DVS, alarm, kitchen with pantry & dishwasher. Double garage/ workshop + 2nd toilet & good parking. And a sunny setting. For Sale $198,000 View Open SUN 3 - 3.30pm Leith Gunn P 04 564 0002 M 027 4458 940 E

Great Base To Start! 3 bedroom home, good heating & insulation, HRV, Aluminum joinery, decent garage & off-street parking. Good section for kids & pets. School & bus nearby. For Sale $215,000 View Open SUN 12 - 12.30pm Leith Gunn P 04 564 0002 M 027 4458 940 E

"Your Slice Of Paradise" 3 level home with viewing decks, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 living areas, large garage. near 2 acre private setting with gardens, lawns & bush backdrop. For Sale $480,000 View Open SAT 1.30 - 2pm Leith Gunn P 04 564 0002 M 027 4458 940 E

Mortgagee Sale Family property with modern kitchen & bathroom, gas, 3 bedrooms & sundeck + a rumpus in the garage! Good section for the kids, the school & bus are nearby. Auction 23rd July at 11.00am View Open Sun 2.15 - 2.45pm Leith Gunn P 04 564 0002 M 027 4458 940 E

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

SUN 12.45-1.15PM


21 Hyde Street

SUN 12-12.30PM


31a (2/31) Kowhai Street


19 Hamstead Street

SUN 2.15-2.45PM


212 Wellington Road

Style In Hyde Street Stylish family home, open plan flows through to the deck & sunny backyard, 4 bedrooms, modern kitchen, 2 bathrooms. Did I mention the pizza oven? Yum! For Sale $279,000 View Open SUN 12.45-1.15pm Leith Gunn P 04 564 0002 M 027 4458 940 E

Need To Downsize But Still Need Space? Spacious 2 double bedroom home, good sized bathroom even has separate shower & bath! Double wardrobes, hall cupboard, modernised kitchen with pantry. Popular street & handy to the hill. For Sale $165,000 View Open By Appointment Lisa Black (Gough) P 04 564 0006 M 027 668 6477

Move In And Enjoy! Newly painted exterior, 3 bedrooms (2 double), separate lounge, wood-fire, large open-plan kitchen/ dining, conservatory, double garage. Fully fenced section. For Sale $199,000 View Open SUN 12 - 12.30pm Ann Watkins P 04 564 0001 M 021 615 062 E

First Home Or D.I.Y Delight! 3 bedrooms, gas heated lounge, open plan kitchen/dining. Single garage. Rented at $300 per week this would return a yield of approx 0.07% For Sale $185,000 View Open SUN 2.15 - 2.45pm Ann Watkins P 04 564 0001 M 021 615 062 E

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

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Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

SUN 12-12.30PM


108 Crowther Road


39 Pencarrow Crescent

SUN 12.45-1.15PM


31 Gardiner Grove

SUN 1.30-2PM


1 Kim Street

Lifestyle Living At It’s Finest! 3 double bedrooms (master has ensuite), 2 Living, 6 car garage, office, outbuildings, 10 acres. 510 mins from town, approx 30 mins to Wellington CBD. For Sale $970,000 View Open By Appointment Nicky Cooper P 04 564 0004 M 027 307 2999 E

Affordable Entry Level Lifestyle! The lifestyle feel with the convenience of being close to transport & minutes from town. 4 bedrooms, 2 WCs, heatpump and low maintenance, call today! For Sale $319,990 View Open SUN 12 - 12.30pm Nicky Cooper P 04 564 0004 M 027 307 2999 E

Built To Last Home with established gardens looking for a new family. 3 good size bedrooms, large lounge & spacious kitchen/ dining room. Fernlea school zone. For Sale $225,000 View Open Sun 12.45 - 1.15pm Ann Watkins P 04 564 0001 M 021 615 062 E

A Hidden Gem 3 double bedrooms & huge garaging! Jayline log burner recently installed, corner section, mature fruit trees. Call Ann today for a private viewing. For Sale $226,000 View Open SUN 1.30 - 2pm Ann Watkins P 04 564 0001 M 021 615 062 E

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

OPEN HOMES Saturday 28 June 17 Sheehy Grove 1:30pm - 2:00pm Sunday 29 June


63 Parkway


25 Coniston Street

Seriously Selling! Tidy family home in a very popular location. Alarm, heatpump, HRV system & Insulation. Separate workshop with power & single garage/workshop. Call Nicky today! For Sale $260,000 View Open By Appointment Nicky Cooper P 04 564 0004 M 027 307 2999 E

Don’t Hesitate! 3 bedrooms, external studio, beautifully presented with modern kitchen & bathroom, HRV system, woodburner, 2 toilets & double garage. Call Nicky any time. For Sale $265,000 View Open By Appointment Nicky Cooper P 04 564 0004 M 027 307 2999 E

Channel Realty Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

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Wednesday June 25, 2014

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More parents are choosing in-home childcare because they value the one-on-one care children receive. PORSE Managing Director Jenny Yule says science has shown that the first three years is when a child’s brain is at its most critical stage of influence and development. “Life issues start and arise from how carefully we are wired up for life from the moment we are born. As adults we play a vital role in helping babies’ and children’s brains to grow during this time. “How a baby’s brain is wired up in the first three years of life, is critical for helping them

on a positive journey to build lifetime success and a lifetime of loving relationships. They form secure attachment relationships with their educators in a settled home environment where natural play and learning can occur,” Ms Yule said. Lower Hutt PORSE Consultant Kylie Jones says the local PORSE office can tailor affordable childcare to suit families’ budgets and lifestyles with the ability to utilise subsidies. PORSE childcare providers and parents have access to free training programmes to learn more about early brain development and secure attachment relationships.

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Wednesday June 25, 2014


Getting a taste of business Wainuiomata High School students develop their ideas By Dan Whitfield Last week, Wainuiomata High School students were placed in the real-life situation of creating their very own business idea and pitching it to professionals. It was part of the unique three day MaiBiz programme, which gives high school students an insight into the world of business, inspiring and educating them to invent their futures today. MaiBiz allows students to pitch their ideas in a challenging and fun environment - with the aim of being awarded the MaiBiz Excellence Award for creating and developing the best business concept. Students Anton Jones, Tom Kennedy, Bronwyn TePuni, Jackson Herman, Soyo Ka Fujinaga, Jorden Halkett, Galaxy Samuel, Danielle Faifailoa, and Moe Kaneko were part of this year’s winning Wainuiomata team. The team’s invention was ‘The Extension Block’ - a revamp of the common four-point multibox, which is used by millions world-wide. MaiBiz is aimed at all students, with the programme developing

the building blocks of successful business through using a range of modern learning techniques. The programme’s Mark Douglas says it places them in an environment where they are treated as adults, and can build leadership, teamwork, delegation and negotiation, and time management skills. He says this year’s team ideas were made up of more youth inspired designs. About 55 students, making up seven groups, were involved in this year’s event at Wainuiomata High School - held last week. The high school’s Virginia Wilson says it is a great opportunity for students to step up and is something the high school is passionate about continuing. “It’s an awesome three days,” she says. Judges of this year’s MaiBiz event were Hutt City Council’s Campbell Barry, Youth Inspire’s Marcia Skinnon, Whitireia’s Kirona Warn, and WelTec’s Rowena Rowe. In Wellington, MaiBiz only operates inside two schools. They are Wainuiomata High A KNACK FOR BUSINESS: Back left - Anton Jones, Tom Kennedy, Bronwyn TePuni, Jaskson Herman. Front left School and Naenae College. - Soyo Ka Fujinaga, Jorden Halkett, Galaxy Samuel, Danielle Faifailoa, and Moe Kaneko. PHOTO: Dan Whitfield

Prison Planet Revelations If you are open to the big picture and ready for answers, the start point is here.

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Who do we believe? Are you sure? Our place in the universe is prescribed for us by others while our inbuilt guidance system, (emotions, inhibitions, conscience and the ability to critically analyze) simply requiring honest information, is overridden or subverted. ‘Evolution’ and ‘Big Bang’ are theories while religions are ‘Earth only’ realities prescribed for preschoolers - indoctrination. For answers about the universe you are part of (and those committed to hiding them), check ‘Devolution’ and ‘Hidden History’ at (You can handle the truth) The time has come!! D. Goodwin, Mid Puniho Rd, RD37, Okato. P: 06 752 8173


Wednesday June 25, 2014


Normandy Landings

with Dan Whitfield

Composed by Tony Watling: June 18, 2014

Frank Jones is one who remembers well, the men who stormed the gates of hell. The beaches strewed with dead and dying, those back home to do the crying.

Wainuiomata’s own Duke of Hazzard

Are lessons learned then, now forgotten, can rules for peace turn out so rotten. Told to fight for no more war, no wonder vets are feeling sore.


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The father-son duo that created this 1990 Mazda B2000 say there are many more projects in the pipeline, but this was one of the ones that mean the most. David Ashkettle, bought this car for his son, Andrew, when he was 14 and trying to get his license. The Ute changed rather dramatically after Andrew completed his apprenticeship and star ted work ing as a joiner – changing everything from the colour to power under the bonnet, and even adding a number of aftermarket accessories. David and Andrew stripped the Ute and took it back to bare metal ahead of sending it to a panel beater to have the body professionally restored and painted With skills in the motor-mechanic industry, David helped his son fit a 3.8 litre Holden engine, increasing the horsepower under the hood of the 1990 Ute. He also designed and created new headers and an exhaust system for his son’s soon-to-be one-of-a-kind Utes. “All up it has taken around two

years to get it to how it looks now,” David says. The duo put new suspension on the Ute and also added a custom shifter, as well as aftermarket racing seats. The Wainuiomata News asked why the paint job mimicked that of the 1969 Dodge Charger in the Dukes of Hazzard; David says it started when Andrew, now 24, invested in the novelty horn and from then the whole car grew around that. David has been living in Wainuiomata for about 49 years, and Andrew has been a local for his whole life. The duo has also created a couple of stock cars, which they both worked on together. Despite them unable to decide upon their dream cars, David is looking at getting a Pontiac Trans Am; while Andrew is just an all around car guy. Andrew has also had a turbo Subaru Impreza. The family wanted to surprise Andrew by telling the Wainuiomata News all about this local ride.


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Trades and Services CARPET overlocking. Turn those off-cuts into lovely mats. Also buyers and sellers of new and used carpet. Big selection of carpet mats available. Carpet Traders, 255 Waiwhetu Rd, Lower Hutt. phone 567 9684. Hours 10am-4.30pm

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Across: 1 Shown, 4 Burning question, 14 Force, 15 Snide, 16 Gladiators, 17 Loyal, 19 Nip, 20 Trawler, 21 Liberated, 22 Seemly, 25 Genealogy, 27 Fathom, 28 Mother, 33 Miniatures, 35 Doc, 36 Keeper, 37 Club, 39 Tin, 41 Flutter, 42 Bikini, 43 Tsetse fly, 44 Orate, 45 Arrested, 50 On, 51 Entailed, 55 Scoop, 58 Broadcast, 59 Pimple, 60 Spiders, 61 Oar, 63 Meek, 64 Stigma, 65 Elk, 66 Psychiatry, 68 Voyage, 69 Census, 71 Speedboat, 76 Spoils, 77 Generator, 79 Placate, 81 Cut, 84 Equip, 85 Passageway, 86 Panic, 87 Naked, 88 Shiver me timbers, 89 Blitz. Down: 2 Hungry, 3 Widow, 5 Ugly, 6 Nodding, 7 Neared, 8 Quota, 9 Easiest, 10 Tile, 11 Oxygen, 12 Crony, 13 Despair, 14 Flummox, 18 Resentment, 23 Flare, 24 Rosette, 26 Epistle, 27 Fiction, 29 Helpful, 30 Miller, 31 Admit, 32 Aegean, 34 Skip, 36 Knead, 38 Bayed, 40 Asia, 45 Album, 46 Rookery, 47 Side, 48 Enacts, 49 Cocoa, 50 Oppress, 52 Top the bill, 53 Indiana, 54 Errors, 55 Stagger, 56 Smoke, 57 Flop, 62 Tyres, 67 Ignored, 68 Vaccine, 70 Sleeper, 72 Proverb, 73 Sleuth, 74 Salami, 75 Strict, 76 Stake, 78 Ensue, 80 Crawl, 82 Spiv, 83 Lair.

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Wednesday June 25, 2014




Netball results Despite the pouring rain, both Fernlea one and Fernlea two teams had wins earlier this month. Fernlea one defeated Dyer Street 19-5 and Fernlea two defeated Gracefield School 9-7. A spokesperson from the school says it was a great effort by the girls. In more recent games, the number one team defeated Belmont 11-6; however the number two graded team lost to Sacred Heart 13-3. The school’s staff team, Double Digits showed courage in finally winning its first game after one and a half seasons.

Sausages a hit A fundraising sausage sizzle run by Wainuiomata Tennis Club was an overall good day, say members of the club. Combos of a sausage drink and raffle ticket were a hit among members of the public, and those operating the barbecue were grateful people did not mid being politely approached to buy one. At the end of the day there were more sausages than needed, and despite running out of onions, the fundraiser still made a good profit for the club – with the rest of the sausages sitting in wait for the next fundraising event. The club is also selling Entertainment Books, with $12 of the $60 purchase contributing towards its fundraising for the year.

Not giving up yet Wainuiomata AFC’s women were taught a football lesson by a very enthusiastic and quick Stokes Valley side at the weekend, lossing 7-nil. The game was played at Richard Prouse Park on Sunday, and Wainuiomata started the game without experienced goal keeper Amie Clisby – with stand in goalie Nikki White putting in a brave effort. Despite White’s effort making save after save, she unfortunately could not contain the Stokes Valley strikers, and Wainuiomata went into the break 3-nil. After some stern words at half time by the coach, Wainuiomata continued to lack the intensity required to make any comeback although never gave up. A plus for Wainuiomata was that the defenders put in some strong tackles lead by Jonelle Smith and Heather Smith, and the midfield covered a lot of ground. Strikers kept working hard as well. Team officials says it was a very disappointing result after beating Stokes Valley 2-nil five weeks ago. The weekend’s game leaves Wainuiomata in sixth position on the table. Wainuiomata play Stop Out at Hutt Park on June 29. Kick off is at 11am.

Onward and upward for Wainuiomata girls team PREMIERS: Talyse Tipene-Sialava, Olivia Morgan, Jamie Taiapa-Te Kawa, Ngarangi Gideon, Cherish Yee, Jade Whittaker, Paige Ruawai, Navada Blake, Shanice Toelupe, Kazmia Rako, Zara-May Blake, Paris Coleman, Gaylene Rawiri- Petelo, and Laney Rawiri. PHOTO: Supplied

By Dan Whitfield Those involved in the girls’ hockey team at Wainuiomata High School have worked hard and put a lot of effort into getting where they are now. While this is only the second season Wainuiomata has made an appearance in the secondary school hockey competition, the one thing that is clear is all its achievements are so far deserved. Wainuiomata worked hard

to make it through the reserve grades over the past year, and were successful in securing a promotion to the premier three grade; following a 2-nil win over Queen Margaret College recently. Team manager Keri Coleman says it is just fantastic. “This was the plan from the beginning; to be up in the premier grades by the end of this season,” Ms Coleman says. “The girls have achieved this goal within in the fi rst five

who in partnership with Wainuiomata High School laid a turf at the school last year,” she says. Wainuiomata also played its first premier game of the season last Thursday night at Maidstone Turf in Upper Hutt. The girls’ team is coached by Ngaire Blake, mother of Navada Blake who was recently selected for the Wairarapa under 18 women’s representative hockey team.

First loss for Wainuiomata colts The side has been strong all season but last Saturday just was not meant to be, as Wainuiomata’s under 21s went down 51-22 to its Poneke counterparts. Wainuiomata’s game against Poneke started with a minute silence to mark the passing of a team mate’s family member recently, and what followed was a Wainuiomata team playing with a lot of passion, heart and guts – a team that never gave up

until the final whistle. While the home side played well, unfortunately the score did not go Wainuiomata’s way. This was the first game of the season that Wainuiomata has lost. Wainuiomata opened the scoring within the first few minutes of the game, scoring of a Poneke mistake from kick off. This was scored by Jayden Kohika. With Wainuiomata missing

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weeks playing in the grading round for reserve one,” she says. This year the Wainuiomata High School side had a number of new players join the team, some who are new to the sport of hockey – creating a team of mixed experience levels. “It’s been a huge asset to have a turf surface to practice on,” Ms Coleman says. “Thanks to the vision of the Wainuiomata Hockey Club,

BIG FEND: Anaru Waihape on the burst defending off the Poneke wingers. PHOTO: Supplied

a few tackles, Poneke had the run of the first half going into the break with a 34-17 lead over the locals. The second half kicked off and Wainuiomata fought back a little and never gave up until the final whistle. The final score was 51-22 to Poneke. Try scorers from Wainuiomata were Jayden Kohika, Mahe Likio and Alesane Mene. Player of the day went to Jalan Farris.

Wainuiomata’s coaches Sven Johnson and Jason Gibb could not have been prouder, with their team showing a lot of heart and passion throughout the game The next game for Wainuiomata is against Old Boys University at Mary Crowther Park. The game is set to be played on Saturday, June 28.

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Wainuiomata go top of table By Aaron Meredith Wainuiomata surged to the top of the Jubilee Cup after a bonus point victory over Old Boys University at the weekend. After scoring first with a try to Shahn Eru, Wainuiomata had a 5-nil lead before OBU tied things up with a try of its own. This did not stop the home team which continued its pressure, scoring a penalty and a second try to Eru; resulting in a 13-5 half time lead. In the second half, OBU started the stronger of the two; bringing the score back to 13-11 after two penalties. Wainuiomata then went up a gear scoring two tries, both to

John Monu; who went through some lackluster OBU tackles on both occasions. OBU did score a consolation try on the last play of the day leaving the final score at 23-16. The win moves Wainuiomata to 12 points after three games, equal with HOBM, but leading due to a better point differential. In what will be a worry for the local team, goal kicking was once again disappointing and is allegedly something that must be fixed moving forward. The loose forwards once again played well, and are give Wainuiomata an edge over most teams they have played. Fullback Tau Mamea also had a good game on attack, causing

problems for OBU every time he had the ball. In other games, the senior firsts had a strong win over Porirua City’s Norths, securing a 43-14 victory; and the women were equally impressive over Avalon, winning 56-14. Next week Wainuiomata host Oriental Rongotai at William Jones Park. The game kicks of at 2.15pm due to the Hurricanes game against the Crusaders set to be played later that night.

 WAINUIOMATA RUGBY CLUB’S; Jason Love awaiting a pass. PHOTO: Aaron Meredith

Wainuiomata High School students a sporty bunch Despite this other teams in months before, celebrated wins as well. One of the most successful sporting divisions from Wainuiomata High School is that of netball, with three of five of its teams winning this week. Wainuiomata two beat Upper Hutt six, 18-15; Wainuiomata four were successful over Taita five, 24-14; and Wainuiomata five defeated St Oran’s 15, 23-3. The school’s number one youth boys’ football team representing Wainuiomata in the youth championship – division six – went well against Wellington High two, claiming a 12-nil win recently. All results were from the round of play for June 9 to June 15.

By Dan Whitfield

COMMITTEE: Ulalei Netball Club’s members.

Winning attitude spurs on girls Ulalei Wainuiomata Netball recorded its first win in the Regional Super League, securing a 56-51 victory over St Mary’s Old Girls. With the competition kicking off three weeks ago, the team has been hungry for a win, having previously played two games. Coach Tunis Cook says early defensive turnovers by player of the match, Chelsea Plum-

ridge, led the team to their first win of the super league. “The early 11 point lead was squandered by some loose play but a last minute fight-back kept our team ahead,” Ms Cook says. She says a special mention also goes to Emma Wyma, who was ever consistent in the shooting circle. Emma is also providing positive, encouraging and

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constructive leadership, Ms Cook says. This week’s win has spurred on the team, with players heading into the next round looking for another win this weekend. Ulalei’s next game of the tournament will be played at ASB Stadium in Kilbirnie on Thursday, June 26. The toss up is scheduled for 8pm. It will come up against competition counterparts, Kapi-

With the year almost at the halfway point, Wainuiomata High School can be pleased with their sporting efforts and achievements to date. Over the past few months, students involved in football, netball, rugby, and many other sports have recorded some decent scores over their Hutt Valley and Wellingtonbased counterparts. The school’s senior basketball teams each recorded a win this week, with the boys’ team beating Rongotai 67-64; and the girls’ team overcoming their Wellington Girls three opponents 74-10. In rugby, Wainuiomata’s under 65kg weight restricted team was the only team this week to record a win, claiming a 22-3 victory over Onslow.

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