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Mallard for help. It is only since he got involved Aaron SpeedingBy buses andMeredith a lack of the bus company has responded. parking are two of the problems The kindergarten has two signs The Wainuiomata Kitchen’s new owner, Andrew facing teachers, parents andCake warning drivers thethecentre, Surridge is excited at the opportunity to takeof over bakery children in early childhood but these were only put up after he has worked at since he was at school. centres in Wainuiomata. a child was hit byAlan a carSurridge, a few Andrew recently took over the bakery from There is little to no road signs years back. after the long-time owner decided it was time to hang up his outside of baker’s many centres “It is only a matter of time apron. in the valley warning driversworking to slowherebefore gets hitfour again.” “I started when someone I was standard (year down. says head teacher five), I did my apprenticeship here as well. Chris Moses. Jack and Jill the drivers are “ItKindergarten has been a bighas part of“I myunderstand life.” been fighting with New Zealand on a schedule, but Continued on page 2 they are going Buses for many years, finally so fast.” asking Hutt South MP Trevor Continued on page 2 Former owner Alan Surridge with Cameron Surridge and new owner Andrew Surridge. Jack and Jill Kindergarten Teacher Rosanne with three students at the Early Childhood Centre.

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Lotto winner a local Last Wednesday’s Lotto draw changed a Wainuiomata family’s life after the won $1 million. The First Division winning ticket was bought at Norfolk Street Foodmarket. The winning lotto draw was the talk of the town last week, with many people curious about who won the draw. One resident said he was

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Future clothes designers from Wainuiomata got the chance to learn about the craft last week at the Wainuiomata Library. In what was part of Hutt City Libraries holiday programmes, the group of teens were taught about different aspects of fashion and what different designs were meant to achieve.

Librarian Alexia Herrera ran the programme and said the children all loved the chance to design clothes. The programme was also part of the Character Couture Competition which the library is running throughout the month. All entries for this competition are on display at the library.

New bakery owner steps up Continued from page 2 Andrew has also travelled around working in different bakeries, even in Australia before returning to the bakery in 2000, around the same time The Warehouse opened next door. “I always wanted to own my own bakery, when Alan said he was leaving, I didn’t want to see the bakery close,” he says. The feedback Andrew has got from the community has been great, he says it has all been positive. “I set up a Facebook page, and it already has around 600 likes and lots of good comments. “Everyone loves this place.” Andrew wants to make sure all

the items everyone knows and loves will remain, but he also plans to add a few more items to the selection. “I’m really excited for the opportunity, thanks to Alan for the way he handed over the bakery. “It made it easier than it could have been, I am really looking forward to the challenge.” Andrew was born and bred in Wainuiomata, he is currently part of the Wainuiomata Bush Fire Force. He has one son and says he took on the bakery for him, to make sure his future was looked after. “Family is always the most important thing, they have helped me alot.”

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Councillors and Property Managers are assuring people neither Wainuiomata or the mall are dying and the future is bright for the area.

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This Saturday Wainuiomata Primary School is hosting a School Gala. The school is fundraising so that all the senior students get the opportunity to go the school camp this year. This will be taking place down the school between 2 and 6pm on Saturday.  For more information about this please contact the school.

hat the school has achieved high standard this year in Gaylene orts. Rawiri-Patelo ny teams have made finals, won the MVP for Hockey championships or have ented the school at regional aments.” ms who won their grades ded the girls cricket team, otball first XI, teams two ree in netball, the boys first rugby and the junior boys By Aaron Meredith move the office inside the mall, He says the best way Wai- ties former glory days and look e team. the quote we got was far higher nuiomata can help the situation towards a bright new future in year was also the first year Wainuiomata residents are than what we currently pay. is buy improving what we Last can week the valley. gnite Sports presented two the Wainuiomata News being urged to keep a positive “The owners need to charge control, and encouraging the Wainuiomata Shoppingwas Centre al awards, both recognising reported that Lynette Stewart in attitude about developments Queen Street Wainuiomata mall to follow. Management Group Oyster a phot with Bonnie MacBeth when it cter in an athlete and coach. at the Wainuiomata Councillor Willard says was Wai-Cherrie Property Group are currently Tinetti. st co-ordinator Kevin Shopping prices, not Queen Street AuckCentre and the community land prices.” nuiomata is in a great place, with Cherie moving did a lotforward of hard with workplans in theto bury says that the awards itself. Councillors Campbell Barry the Development Wainuiomata redevelop the mall. process of planning for the jubilee ven to those that embodied In recent years the perception and Margaret Willard both say 20 year plan being an integral General Manager and the school would like toVaughan thank Sport’s values. the Wainuiomata her for this. Ludlam says there is a number spite theofattention that poor Shopping the future of Wainuiomata is part of the positivity. Centre has been worsening, bright. The plan is to revitalise the of development hurdles to meet iour and bad sportsmanespecially after the moving out Councillor Barry says what is central city, making it a more before construction can begin. attracts, there are great of the mall several businesses happening in the mall does not attractive option for people to “This includes a sufficient ples of athletes whoof demonPost Offi ce and what helping is happening in the move to and visit. level of pre-leasing that shall be positiveincluding characterthe in sport their sports refl andect teams, phrey and Brooke Tauaneai. MP on for Hutt South wider community. “TheMartin building of Pukeatua agreed closer to construction. coachespharmacy. who effectively their teams achieve their best. School Principal Isberg Both have relocated toKalena prem- Hura“The not a Wainuiomawas only the beginning The group is currently workl it,” Kevin says. wasmall alsoisrecogsays he was Bridge not surprised by the trevor.mallard@parliament.govt.nz in Thewere Strand. ta problem, it’s athe mall problem. of progress in the valley, the ing on securing tenants. year’sises winners Paa nised by the school, receiving achievements of the students 564 4988 Mallard principals says the award “Ofafter course have our “We are approaching an excitngi who MP won Trevor the character 20 we years’ thischalyear. shared pathway over the hill is community perception of the lenges, but in no way does coming soon.” ing time for the Wainuiomata e award and Ngaire Blake service to school netball. “We have spent the last three or mall is right as it is clearly obvi-award the mall’s problems ectyears on changing She says City Council ShoppingElectorate Centre, OysterClinics Group won the character coach Other winners were refl four theHutt culture For anyabout issues ous it is not working currently. . Wainuiomata generally.of the school,will collaboratively with is enthusiastic the you’d plans Stephen Graham, Joel Carman, andwork the results this like talk about says part of problem h showedHe great passion forthe Atiria “In fact Wainuiomata has mall owners in improving the and progress forto development.” Semmens, Jade Hum- year arearecognition of this.” is due to rent prices, which he number of exciting develop- current situation. Vaughan is urging Wainuioclaims are much too high for ments and initiatives, which All three agree Wainuiomata mata residents to support the the area the mall is in. are either on going or soon to residents need to let go of the mall, both currently and once “A few years back I wanted to be started.” past, letting go of the communi- the development is complete. called the bronze shining the warbler eggs and chicks. however, I heard it in the beech o, scientific name Chryso- The host then seems not to tree outside the window, and x lucidas, or in Maori the notice it’s parenting another looked out to see the cuckoo Wharauroa, this sparrow- species and continues to raise chick flitting from branch to NATIONAL LIST MP BASED bird is usually not seen the chick. Fortunately for the twig noisily demanding food IN THE HUTT VALLEY its cryptic markings and grey warbler species, it has from a smaller and very busy e. It’s New Zealand’s only usually already raised a brood grey warbler. 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Round the world by bikes On Wednesday February 10 at 7am a special presentation will take place at the Angus Inn, Lower Hutt. For the last five years Adela Tarkowska and Kris Jozefowski from Poland have been travelling on their bikes around the world, and are sharing their stories in Lower Hutt. The pair will showcase photos from their 54,000km journey through Africa, Asia, the United States, South America and Australia.  For more information visit eventfinda.co.nz

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Maori Bowls Tournament The Wainuiomata Bowling Club will be playing host to the top Maori Bowlers in the country over Waitangi weekend. The club will be hosting the Maori National Bowls club on February 6 and 7. The club will be open during the day, and everyone is invited down to have a look.  For more information please contact the club.

National Sevens Tournament The Wainuiomata Rugby Club will be hosting the National Club Sevens Tournament. Wainuiomata won the right to host the tournament after winning last year’s tournament in Tauranga. The tournament will be hosted over two days at William Jones Park, with the top seven’s teams from around the country.  For more information contact the rugby club.

Funding needed for lacklustre playground Parkway Park play area has been left in disarray after money set aside for playground maintenance was used over the hill on the Avalon Park upgrade. The Children’s play area at the park was set for a revamp in 2015, however the work has been delayed for another year after the

$200,000 Council budget for playground equipment replacement and maintenance was used to help with extra costs in the Hutt City Councils Avalon Park project. Hutt City Councillor Campbell Barry isn’t happy about the delay and questions Council

using maintenance budgets to help cover extra costs in capital projects. “The current state of the Children’s play area is a disgrace and is in urgent need of attention. We have a maintenance and replacement budget for a reason” says Cr Barry. Much of the play equipment

Kaleb McCabe plays on what is left of the Parkway Park play area.

Schools start up again Next Monday sees the first day of school for all students in the valley. Term one ends on Friday April 15. Term two dates are from Monday May 2 until Friday July 8, term three runs from July 25 to September 23. The school year will end no later than Tuesday December 20.

was urgently removed over a year ago after it was found to be riddled with rust and nails which served as a serious hazard. The equipment has not been replaced, and what remains appears to be in very poor condition. “To pull down the children’s play equipment and plan to leave it vacant for two years isn’t good enough”. Cr Barry says he will be moving a motion at the next Council meeting to seek additional funding for the playground budget so work can start on Parkway as soon as possible. Community Board Deputy Chair Josh Briggs agrees that work on the play area should be a priority. “Playgrounds are an integral part of our community and the Hutt City Council itself has the maintenance of playgrounds listed as a priority in its strategic documents”. Mr Briggs would like to see the Community Board given more delegations that would help in the oversight of community assets like Parkway Park. “It would help ensure our assets are in the best possible condition that they can be”. Cr Barry agrees that this should be a role given to Community Boards and Community Committees across the City.

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Hutt City Council has joined others in the region in welcoming the announcement of the new Wellington-Canberra-Singapore service by Singapore Airlines. Acting Lower Hutt Mayor David Bassett says businesses will be the ones who benefit the most. “We have a lot of business in Lower Hutt succeeding on the global stage, so the better connected we are internationally the better. “This is good news for the region, for residents looking to travel recreationally and for developing stronger business and political ties with Australia and Asia. This announcement greatly improves the ease

of travel to and from Asia, as travellers will be able to stay on the same plane all the way from Wellington to Singapore. “We look forward to hosting many more visitors here, with our modern Events Centre and four-star hotel just a 30 minute drive from the airport, opening in early 2017, we are really excited about what we can offer. “It’s great to see confidence in this region from such a well-reputed airline.” Singapore Airlines are scheduled to commence flying four times per week from Wellington to Canberra and then onward to Singapore in late September 2016.


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Church celebrates 150th Jubilee Wainuiomata’s oldest church is turning 150 years old on Waitangi weekend and plans are made to celebrate this achievement. Coast Road Church, sometimes known as the Wainuiomata Pioneer Church, is the third oldest church in the Wellington Region and was the first Methodist Church, although now is not affiliated with any religion. Wainuiomata Pioneer Church Preservation Society Member Joyce Lockyer says she is expecting many people to turn up to the celebrations on Waitangi Day. “We have musical items, Mayor Ray Wallace, Hutt South MP Trevor Mallard and National List MP Chris Bishop will be speaking. “We also have an official cake for the celebrations which will be cut by our oldest member.” Many of Wainuiomata’s early settlers are buried around the church site and Joyce says ancestors of these people are attending the

celebrations. A new book will also be launched on Waitangi Day, telling the stories of many of the early pioneers of Wainuiomata. “Many people attending have already preordered the book, they all are wanting to hear stories about the people of Wainuiomata,” says Joyce. There will also be a chance to buy some Memorabilia. On Sunday a service will be held and the Wainuiomata Vintage Car Club will perform a drive past. The current site of the church was purchased by Richard Prouse in 1853, the buiding was built with wood which was supplied by the Prouse Mill. The Church was officially opened on February 6 1866. Recently renovated, the church is much loved in the community, with many taking ownership of it. “Many people round the valley call it our church, a lot of people love this building,” says Joyce.

The Coast Road Church is about to celebrate its 150th Jubilee.

Ron Chin and Evan Choi have opened their pharmacy on Sundays in order to help out Wainuiomata residents.

Pharmacy helping community seven days a week By Aaron Meredith

For the first time ever, Wainuiomata has the chance for health care seven days a week after Ron Chin and Evan Choi decided to open Wainuiomata Pharmacy on Sundays. Ron Chin says he recalls a conversation many years ago with MP Trevor Mallard who wanted to see if any of the three pharmacies in Wainuiomata at the time

could open on Sunday’s. “At the time none of us could as we were all one man bands,” he says. “Now that Evan and I have merged we are able to do this.” The two owners see this as a chance for members of the public to save money and time, as they do not have to go over the hill. “The Hutt Valley District Health Board always encourages people to see their phar-

macist or doctor before going to accident and emergency. “I don’t think people quite realise we can assess patients and give them advice on what they need to do, if they need to go to emergency from there or if we can help here.” Both Ron and Evan are encouraging Wainuiomata residents to use the service. “It is the only seven day a week health service in Wainuiomata,” says Evan.

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Vera Pazan, Maungaraki The amazing support network with all my neighbours.

Alexia Herrera, Wainuiomata

Bruce Wayne, Wainuiomata

Charlie Son, Wainuiomata

Ali Black, Upper Hutt

The freshness and how welcoming the community is towards people.

The strong sense of community spirit.

The people are friendly, warm hearted and very welcoming.

All the young people in Wainuiomata.

Sundar Arunagiri, Moera I find it is a safe place to go out, Wainuiomata is safe as well, there is no big difference between the two places.

LETTERS to the editor Proving a point Dear Ed, After I wrote about there being a no parking facility on the hill, what do I see? I don’t travel over the hill much (but at least once a week), and within a three week span after writing my article, I see a car parked up the “service vehicle access only” road with a flat tire with an AA vehicle parked in front of it on the main hill road, A week later a grey van was stationary

A safety hazard on top of the hill with hazard lights flashing, blocking one of the lanes. This is not safe and it is also not their fault. I wonder how many other unsafe stoppages have occurred since the parking area has been replaced with a pile of dirt. It’s a no brainer, return the car park. Don’t be stubborn politician’s, you're not always right. Just let it go, do the right thing. Lance Thompson Snr.

Dear Ed, I've just finished reading the letter posted in this week’s Wainuiomata News by Irene Galuszka. I agree with her on the issue of the garden at the top of the hill instead of parking. Really crazy idea putting a garden there instead of parking, so that once again there is only access to the bridge on one side. As for having somewhere to pull off the road in case of break down it is absolutely needed. Last year before the bridge garden

was put in I had the need to pull in there. My car was over heating because my radiator burst, I don't know what I would have done if I didn't have somewhere to pull in safely. So yes I’m all for getting rid of the garden. It was a stupid idea. I from what I have heard a lot of people agree. I would have thought it was logical to keep parking on both sides of the hill. Jennifer Paisley

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The start of a new year can be an exciting time for many, but for some it’s a time when money can be tight, stress can be high and family situations or relationships can be challenging. That’s from Family Works regional manager Nici Nixon, who is reminding the Wainuiomata community that whatever they’re going through, Family Works can help. “We want to remind people that they aren’t alone and there is support available if they need it,” Nici explains. “We provide a range of social services for children, young people, parents and families in Wainuiomata and the Hutt Valley, including social work, counselling, parenting courses and support groups.” Family Works is a family-focused agency, meaning that while they can work with individual children, teenagers, and adults, the focus is on making a positive difference for the whole family. “We take a strengths-based approach which is about empowering people to make positive changes in their lives by building on what they already have.” Nici says Family Works is encouraging people to get in touch to see how they can help their family flourish this year. “Often people can reach a point where the things they’re going through start to feel impossible to change, but things can change for the better with the right support,” says Nici. Family Works has parenting programmes scheduled for early 2016 which cater for different parenting needs.

“Our parenting groups are for people who want to build on their skills as parents. It’s about having even more knowledge, ideas and approaches to meet the challenges that being a parent or carer can bring to us all.” Family Works is also a provider of the Ministry of Justice Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) service, an out of court mediation service for parents who are separating and wish to agree on a parenting plan. PBA  For detailed information about Family Works programmes and services in Wainuiomata, call 04 528 4164 or visit www.familyworkscentral.org.nz.

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Wednesday January 27, 2016

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Members of the Wainuiomata Rugby League Club help people over Pukeatua Bridge last Monday.

Wheels over Pukeatua By Aaron Meredith

Those who have not been able to cross Pukeatua Bridge got the chance to on Monday thanks to Hutt City Council, the Wainuiomata Rugby League Club and Woburn

Home. Councillor Margaret Willard helped organise the event for elderly people who do not have the ability to walk up to the bridge. To help out with this, members of the Wainuiomata Rug-

by League Club helped wheel the large group of people over the bridge, showing off the amazing views which can be seen from the top. Wheelchairs were borrowed from Woburn Home. Trevor Mallard has been assisting in laying traps to contain possum numbers.

Hutt South MP Trevor Mallard has once again thrown his support behind Moa by volunteering his time for the Moa Conservation Trust. Last Thursday, Mallard joined a team of volunteers to install state of the art possum traps along the McKerrow track. The A12 possum trap units were designed by Goodnature, a Wellington based company who have put their skills in industrial design to good use in the conservation space. The A12 units are clean, humane and leave no toxins in the environment so do not pose a risk to dogs or children walking the track. As Labour’s Animal Welfare spokesperson, Mallard was only too happy to get hands-on. “The Moa Conservation Trust has been doing fantastic work. Since setting up in June 2014, they have installed two trap lines, resulting in more than 300 possum kills.” says Mallard. “The work they are doing is of benefit to all in the region, helping to revitalise local bird life and preserve it for future generations.” The Moa Conservation Trust is always on the look out for additional volunteers to help install these traps.  If you would like to get involved, please check out their website www.moaconservationtrust.co.nz for more information.

Free emergency training course Wellington Emergency Management (WREMO) is holding four free training courses aiming to help Lower Hutt people be better prepared for an emergency. This is happening every Thursday throughout February (4, 11, 18, 25) at the Pavilion on Laings Road. This is open to anyone in the community who wants to know where they can help themselves and their neighbours.  For more information visit www.getprepared.org.nz/ civil_defence_training


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Tyson Fury is creating interest in boxing again Rob Dalgety bowls for the Wainuiomata first team over the weekend.

First team goes down to Collegians By Aaron Meredith

The Wainuiomata Cricket First Team went down heavily to Wellington Collegians over the weekend at Bryan Heath Park. The visitors batted first and after a strong opening partnership went on to score 261/9 off their 50 overs.

This total proved far too much for Wainuiomata to chase, eventually being bowled out for 203 in the 44th over. The second team had a bye over the weekend. Next week the first team begins a two day match against Eastern Suburbs.

The game starts at 12pm at Bryan Heath park next Saturday, then concludes on Sunday February 7. The second team will be playing the Taita Fireblades, the game is at Bryan Heath Park beginning at 1pm. In the T/20 grade, Rosco plays the Taita Titans at Fraser Park beginning at 2pm, Brownie has the bye.

Busy week for Softballers By Aaron Meredith

This week sees another busy week of softball action for local teams. The Wainuiomata Presidents are at home playing against Naenae Railways. The game at Wise Park will begin at 3.15pm, and the team will want to have a strong performance this week. In the Major B Womens grade,

both teams are scheduled to be playing at Wise Park. The Rare Breeds will be playing Totara Park Blue at 1.15pm in the curtain raiser to the Presidents game. Wainuiomata will be playing Hutt Valley Marist on the second field, beginning at 3.15pm. On the points table, The Rare Breeds are sitting in second place with 16 points, three behind table

leaders Hutt Valley Marist. Wainuiomata are sitting in fifth with nine points but have played three games less than the rest of the division. The Wainuiomata Capital Three side will travel to Paraparaumu to play Kapiti Coast at Te Atiawa Park. The side has yet to have a win this year, but will be keen to turn their bad form around.

To many he is crazy or nuts, but there is no doubt Tyson Fury is bringing attention to a sport which was becoming rather predictable in the last decade. When Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko for the IBO, WBA, IBF and WBO World Heavyweight Championships, he ended a 11 year unbeaten run for the former champion, who while being a great champion, will not be remembered as one of the great showmen of a sport that is known for big personalities. Think Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather, all showmen whose confidence is sometimes mixed up with arrogance, but love them or hate them, everyone watched them. Fury has this personality which makes you take notice when he says or does something, whether he is boxing or not. His latest outing in the public eye came right after Deontay Wilder, the WBC World Heavyweight Champion, knocked out his latest opponent. Fury stormed the ring and made it known he wanted a unification bout with Wilder for all the titles. His first words to Wilder were “There’s only one Tyson Fury, what do you think about that?” Wilder was as bemused as the entire crowd, when I first heard I was confused, to me it didn’t make sense, but that is how Fury’s mind works I guess. Taking away from the fact he stormed the ring an interrupted another boxers moment and him not making sense at all with what he says, he did make more people aware there was a world title fight on at the time. Most people in this country barely know when Joseph Parker’s next bout is, let alone a bout which happened on the other side of the world. If there is a unification bout in the future, it would be massive, many people would watch it, but it may just be to see Fury get knocked out, not that it is guaranteed, look a Floyd Mayweather, everyone watched him to see him get beat, and it never happened.

The beach comes to Avalon Park Temporary beach volleyball courts are being installed at Avalon Park for the next six weeks. Hutt City Council has attracted a tournament of international and New Zealand beach volleyball teams to play at the courts from this weekend, as part of the Les Mills Beach Volleyball Pro Tour. Acting Mayor David Basset says it’s great for the city. “We are finding new and creative uses for our facilities that attract national events and provide new opportunities for our residents. “This tournament will help inspire the next generation of Kiwi volleyball players and they can also use the courts after the tour has moved on.” Tour Director at Volleyball New Zealand Tim Cleaver says the group is really excited to bring beach volleyball to Lower Hutt. “The Pro Tour will be an awe-

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opportunity. Good sized bathroom, separate living and positioned well on flat, fenced section. Some potential to still realise, but good

For sale by Auction

proximity to local schools and a local convenience store a few moments away. Auction 12.30pm Thursday 4 February at our Lower Hutt Office, 28 Cornwall Street, Lower Hutt (will not be sold prior).

VILLAGE 31 Poole Crescent

NEGOTIATION

ENTERTAINERS DREAM!

Online redcoats.co.nz/RED16873

Located on popular Poole Cres, this family home has 3 dbl brms, semi ensuite, plus loads of storage. 2 living areas, with indoor outdoor flow to the large fully fenced garden. Insulated top & bottom, gas hot water & heating, plus log burner & heat transfer. Add to this an internal access dbl garage, it really does have everything!

For sale by Negotiation

Wayne Barton p 04 564 5127 m 021 744 116 e wayne@redcoats.co.nz p 04 212 6797 m 021 650 555 e tui.reid@redcoats.co.nz Tui Reid

Paul Butcher

FERNLEA 7 Gardiner Grove

NEGOTIATION

PENCARROW 19 Trelawney Road

$272,000

NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED

Online redcoats.co.nz/RED16820

FAMILY READY

Online redcoats.co.nz/RED16839

For sale by Negotiation

This 3 bedroomed gem is ready and waiting for you! Featuring modern kitchen with dishwasher. Heated by heatpump, and double garaging plus carport out the back on a fully fenced section. Something to please the whole family! Be quick before it's gone.

Asking price $272,000

This 5 bedroom home is in need of a serious tidy up. This diamond in the rough could be a great sized family home. Current tenants are paying $480 per week on a fixed term until February. The double garage has been converted into a rumpus with toilet. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and uncover a great home.

p 04 564 5318 m 021 209 5645 e paul.butcher@redcoats.co.nz

Paul Butcher

Paul Butcher

p 04 564 5318 m 021 209 5645 e paul.butcher@redcoats.co.nz

p 04 564 5318 m 021 209 5645 e paul.butcher@redcoats.co.nz

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VILLAGE 57c Hine Road 4 Bedrooms 2 Living Areas Self Contained Flat Huge Section

For sale by Negotiation Online redcoats.co.nz/RED16903

Linda Turner p 04 564 5317 e linda@redcoats.co.nz

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VILLAGE 13 Willis Grove 4 Bedrooms New Bathroom 3 Toilets Large Lounge

For sale by Negotiation Online redcoats.co.nz/RED16889

Tui Reid p 04 212 6797 Wayne Barton p 04 564 5127

Sunday 2:15-2:45pm

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COAST 91 Coast Road 3 Bedroom, Elevated Open Plan Kitchen Spacious Lounge Logburner

Asking price $259,000 Online redcoats.co.nz/RED16838

Wayne Barton p 04 564 5127 Tui Reid p 04 212 6797

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PENCARROW 45 Trelawney Road 3 Bedrooms 1084 sqm Section Fully Fenced Double Garage

For sale by Negotiation Online redcoats.co.nz/RED16813

Paul Butcher p 04 564 5318 e paul.butcher@redcoats.co.nz

10 Wainuiomata Road, Wainuiomata

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