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A local woman will uncover the history surrounding one of the region’s oldest churches in a book set to be released this week. Colleen Hira is the author of Our Buried History, Coast Road Church Wainuiomata. The book explores the history of the heritage listed Wainuiomata Pioneer Church, which sits on Coast Rd. The church is the third oldest church in the Wellington region and was the first Methodist church in the region, although it is now non-denominational. This weekend, the church will celebrate its 150th Jubilee and Colleen’s book will be released in conjunction with the celebrations. Continued on page 2 Colleen Hira with her book, Our Buried History, Coast Road Church Wainuiomata.
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Speeding buses and a lack of parking are two of the problems facing teachers, parents and children in early childhood centres in Wainuiomata. There is little to no road signs outside of many centres in the valley warning drivers to slow down. Jack and Jill Kindergarten has been fighting with New Zealand Buses for many years, finally asking Hutt South MP Trevor
Mallard for help. It is only since he got involved the bus company has responded. The kindergarten has two signs warning drivers of the centre, but these were only put up after a child was hit by a car a few years back. “It is only a matter of time before someone gets hit again.” says head teacher Chris Moses. “I understand the drivers are on a schedule, but they are going so fast.” Continued on page 2
Jack and Jill Kindergarten Teacher Rosanne with three students at the Early Childhood Centre.
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Clive Cannons, said he met with Hutt South MP Trevor Mallard and Richard Sinnott from the Wainuiomata Community Board last October, after receiving complaints and concerns from customers and members of the public. “They wanted a post box in the main shops. We contacted New Zealand Post and lobbied them, it always helps to have Trevor on your side. “So New Zealand Post got it underway and got the box there just before Christmas.” Clive said it has since been a hit with locals, especially elderly members of the community. “The only thing is New Zealand Post said it has to be used or they would take it away. But it is definitely getting a lot of use at the moment.”
M r Malla rd said he approached the acting chief executive of New Zealand Post after hearing concerns from residents. “He came out with one of his staff and we had a chat with Clive and a couple of people who were concerned about it and after that they made a really quick decision to put one in.” He said the site was chosen as it was close to mobility parking which meant easy access for those in need. “The idea was to get something that was much more accessible. “I’m pleased that New Zealand Post was just so responsive and quick about it.” Are you pleased to see a post box on Queen St? Send us an email – firstname.lastname@example.org
History uncovered Continued from page 1 Colleen was an inaugural member of the Wainuiomata Pioneer Church Preservation Society, which was set up to save the heritage listed building and churchyard. “I decided then that I would start collecting information about people and researching those in graveyards [at the church].” It wasn’t until the society was properly up and running that Colleen decided to throw herself into the book. She has been working solidly on the book for the last three years, sometimes seven-days-a-week for up to 18 hours a day. Colleen said one of the most exciting things the society was able to uncover while researching the book was the true date the
church was erected. “Everyone has always thought the church was built in 1863, it was in fact built in 1866.” C o l l e e n s a i d D aw n Chambers, who was also an inaugural committee member, discovered the discrepancy while reading through newspaper clippings. “What that proves is that people will take the written word as proof so we have to be very careful about what we write.” The book also explores recorded weddings in the church building, baptisms and provides profiles of all those buried in the churchyard. The book will be supplemented with an A3 map which provides details of who is buried at each plot in the churchyard.
“I think it is going to be quite a popular book because it has got lots of information about people’s families. I couldn’t put everything in the book but I have researched every family [buried in the church] and I have all the information.” All proceeds from sales of the book will go towards the restoration of the church and church art, Colleen said. “This book was a labour of love. “Because the church has been there for so long people associate it with being our church, our historic church – there’s a lot of interest.” Do you have a special connection to Coast Road Church? Send us an email – email@example.com
Wainuiomata High School Wainuiomata High School Year 9 Community Service We are looking for projects/jobs that small groups of our Year 9 students could complete as service to our community on the following dates: Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 February (Year 9 Boys) Thursday 25 and Friday 26 February (Year 9 Girls) If you have a project/job that might be suitable please contact the Wainuiomata High School Office on 04-9383224 as soon as possible.
Did you know? -The first known burial in the graveyard was of James Riddle, a local labourer. -Opening services in the church were held in February 1866 -The church was housed by the Wainuiomata Art Society from 1972 to 2009 and the society’s presence helped keep the building intact. -It is believed to be Wainuiomata’s oldest building.
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Harry Martin has the distincWainuiomata School’s top tion of being High recognised as athletes were recognised foronly their Wainuiomata’s one and achievements throughout the mayor. year at the last 91-year-old week’s sportscan awards. Now add Awards were handed out athanother accolade to histobelt, letes in all sports, many of whom after being honoured with a have represented and mayoral citation Wellington from the Hutt New Zealand. City Council at a ceremony Sportsman year was last year, for of histhe services to given to Raymond Seumanu the community for more than for decades. his achievements in boxing, six winning multiple titles Harry and his national wife Irene as well as the Australian Golden moved to Wainuiomata in Gloves. 1955 and over the next sevHe years becameHarry one ofserved the youngest eral as a winners of of thethe award. councillor Hutt County, The sportswomen the year before the Hutt Cityof Council award was awarded to Sieni was established. Samau for her achievements in He was also chair of the Waia wide range of sports. nuiomata Town Council and Sieni was alsofor theatop player in became mayor year when volleyball, girls rugby, was the Wainuiomata was established topa scorer in football, was the as borough. best back in played for However, hisleague, mayoralty came Wainuiomata in club rugby and to an end when Wainuiomata league, going on to represent Wellington in both sports. On top of that Sieni was also selected for the New Zealand rugby league Kiwi Ferns side to play Australia next year The MC, Phillip Kauika who
says that the school has achieved to a high standard this year in Gaylene all sports. Rawiri-Patelo “Many teams have made finals, won the MVP for Hockey won championships or have represented the school at regional tournaments.” Teams who won their grades included the girls cricket team, the football first XI, teams two and three in netball, the boys first xv in rugby and the junior boys league team. This year was also the first year that Ignite Sports presented two special awards, both recognising character in an athlete and coach. Trust co-ordinator Kevin Goldsbury says that the awards Harry Martin was recently recognised for his work serving the are given to those that embodied Wainuiomata community. Ignite Sport’s values. “Despite the attention thatHutt poor nuiomata College, was the amalgamated with the behaviour and bad sportsmanCity Council in 1989. first person to slide down the ship attracts, great Harry, who there also are holds a Wainuiomata Swimming Pool examples of athletesMedal, who demonQueen Service’s has slide and helped host Prince strate positive character in sport their sports and teams, helping seen Wainuiomata Hill Rd Charles and Lady Diana’s visit and coaches who effectively their teams achieve their best. open, the opening of Wai- to the area. model it,” Kevin says. Kalena Hura was also recogThis year’s winners were Paa nised by the school, receiving the Mailangi who won the character principals award after 20 years’ athlete award and Ngaire Blake service to school netball. who won the character coach Other award winners were award. Stephen Graham, Joel Carman, Both showed great passion for Atiria Semmens, Jade Hum-
Reflecting on the past 61 years he said he and his friends were always a “pretty progressive bunch”. “I was always involved in everything I could be, we just wanted to move things along. “I have always been very protective of Wainuiomata. It is very special to a lot of people and it is very community focused.” Speaking from his home on Peel Place, Harry said although opportunities came up to leave Wainuiomata, he could never bring himself to move away. “I have always loved Wainuiomata and although most of my friends have moved elsewhere now… I will always have lovely memories. “It has definitely been a lot of fun, I have been fortunate to have been able to do these phrey and Brooke Tauaneai. things.” School Principal Martin Isberg says he was not surprised by the achievements of the students this year. “We have spent the last three or four years changing the culture of the school, and the results this year are recognition of this.”
Coast Rd was closed to resiOne last sure sign of summer dents Wednesday, after a arriving is the call of the shincar hit a power pole, sparking ing cuckoo, a series of upward anotes scrub fire. by one or more followed Wainuiomata Fire long downwardVolunteer slurring notes. Service officerback Peter The birdsstation have come to Thompson said New Zealand to emergency breed after services to the wintering were over incalled the Solomon scene about 10.30am, after a Islands. They can be heard car hit afrom power pole.scrub and calling forest, “The carwhich has lost farmland, are control also the and taken out ahost power pole. habitats of their birds, the “As result theLike power wires greya warbler. cuckoos have come started around the down world and the shining eggs in in the another acuckoo scrub lays fire.its Those car bird’ssuffered nest. minor injuries.” only
Peter said the accident Also called the bronze shining echoed concerns of residents cuckoo, scientific name Chrysoalong the street. coccyx lucidas, or in Maori the “There are concerns from Pipi Wharauroa, this sparrowthe Coast Rd residents about sized bird is usually not seen the down there. duespeed to its cryptic markings and “People need stick to only the its size. It’s Newto Zealand’s speed limit that is the message iridescent green bird and has we want get across.” green andtowhite bands across its He said was lives rechest. The Coast shiningRd cuckoo opened shortly beforeincluding midday. on grubs and insects, hairy caterpillars and ladybirds Doother youbirds think the speed that avoid. limit needs to egg be in lowered It lays a single the nest of a laying along Coastgrey Rd? warbler, Send us and an the chick when it hatches ejects email – email@example.com
however, I heard it in the beech tree outside the window, and looked out to see the cuckoo chick flitting from branch to twig noisily demanding food from a smaller and very busy grey warbler. The two major threats to the shining cuckoo are flying into windows and being taken by cats. You can hear its call and learn more about it here. www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/thiswayup/ collections/birdwatching/ shiningcuckoo
Car crash sparks fire The call of the shining cuckoo
the warbler eggs and chicks. The host then seems not to notice it’s parenting another species and continues to raise the chick. Fortunately for the grey warbler species, it has usually already raised a brood in August/September before the cuckoo arrives back in New Zealand. A few years ago we heard a Coast Rdthe wasbush closed sound from that could to been residents last have a bird or an insect, carneighbours’ hit a butweek even after with athe pole. find what it helppower we couldn’t was coming from. One day
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Church Arakura says celebrates jubilee thanks
Wainuiomata Pioneer Church, on Last week the Wainuiomata News Coast Rd, will celebrate 150 years this reported that Lynette Stewart was in will begin aweekend. phot withCelebrations Bonnie MacBeth whenon it Saturday, was CherrieFebruary Tinetti. 5, at 11am with an official welcome On Cherie did a lot of and hardspeeches. work in the Sunday, February 6 a service will also process of planning for the jubilee be held 11am.would As welllike as this there and the at school to thank her this. of activities to celebrate willfor be plenty the church’s history. For more information, head to www. coastroadchurch.org.nz
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inbrief news Summer in Dowse Square Catch free and unique lunchtime performances of comedy and music from many cultures and genres at Summer in Dowse Square, Lower Hutt, which runs every Saturday from midday until March 19. For more information pick up a brochure at the library.
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 tournament on February 6 and 7. The club will be open during the day to the public.
Thursday craft groups A friendly craft group meets at the Wainuiomata Library every Wednesday between 2pm and 4pm. It is a great opportunity to work on your own craft or learn about others’ work. Everyone welcome.
Ewen Heron, John May, Tamati Kaa, & Peter Thompson were in attendance at last week’s summer safety event.
Summer Safety Barbecue success By Nikki Papatsoumas
Wainuiomata residents were given a lesson in safety at a Summer Safety Barbecue last Thursday. The barbecue, which was held at the Wainuiomata Volunteer Fire Brigade station, was organised by Housing New Zealand in conjunction with key agencies including The Fire Service, New Zealand Police, Water Safety New Zealand, Sunsmart and Safe Kids Aotearoa. The event has proved popular, after it was held in various other communities across Wellington. Housing New Zealand said the purpose of the event was to educate people about how they can stay safe in
and around their homes over summer. Despite last week’s drizzle a large crowd attended, making the most of the games, activities and barbecue on offer. A highlight of the event was a kitchen fire demonstration organised by the fire service. Wainuiomata Volunteer Fire Service station officer Peter Thompson said he was pleased with the turnout. “It is definitely a bit drizzly but it’s not going to dampen our spirits.” He said it was important to spread safety messages to children while they were still young. “They say if you give safety messages on to kids, they will give them Six-year-old Faith Cook enjoys colouring in. onto adults.”
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Wednesday February 3, 2016
Gabby proves she is beet-er than the rest By Nikki Papatsoumas
Gabby Dobbs was crowned the winner of Wainuiomata’s annual beetroot growing competition at the weekend. The young girl proved she had a green thumb after her beetroot weighed in at an impressive 734g. The beetroot growing competition is organised in conjunction with the Homedale Village Markets.
The markets take place three times a year and children were
given beetroot seedlings at last October’s event, to grow in preparation for last Saturday’s weigh-in. The beetroot weighin took place at the Homeda le Village Store and Gabby was awarded a $50 prize for her efforts. Founder of the Homedale Village Markets, Miriam Exley said she hoped the exercise would help encourage children to grow their own fruit and vegetables. “There are so many keen gardeners in Wainuiomata and in this area and we have been delighted with how the children have got involved. “It’s about getting the kids involved and encouraging healthy eating and thinking a lot about what we put into ourselves.” As well as the beetroot weigh-in, organisers of the Homedale Village Market also presented Wainuiomata Community Patrol with a $50 donation. For more information on the markets, head to the Homedale Village Markets Facebook page.
Owner of the Norfolk Street Foodmarket, Deepak Naik, sold a $1 million winning Lotto ticket.
Lotto player remains a mystery By Nikki Papatsoumas
The identity of a lucky punter from Wainuiomata who won Lotto First Division last month remains a mystery. The $1 million winning ticket was sold at the Norfolk Street Foodmarket, on Wednesday, January 20. Owner Deepak Naik said the store had been selling Lotto tickets for the past five years, but this was the first time anyone had won big. “It is hard not to be excited, it is excellent news.”
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Gabby Dobbs and her winning beetroot – which weighed in at an impressive 734g.
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He said since the winner came forward to claim their prize there had been “massive” interest from the community, who were eager to find out if it was their neighbour who was $1 million richer. Deepak remained tightlipped about the winner’s identity and only confirmed they were local and a regular customer. He said since the winning ticket was sold, more locals had definitely come in to buy their tickets in a hope they would also strike it lucky.
The sun burns our skin and over time causes permanent damage. “The reality is that tanned skin, is damaged skin”, Clive cautions. “We tell people that the only safe tan is a fake tan.”
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Q: What is your favourite flavour icecream?
Leanne Moses, Wainuiomata
Joy Henderson, Wainuiomata
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Keana Tubman, Wainuiomata
Kirsty Stringer, Wainuiomata
“Orange chocolate chip, I have always loved it.”
“Rum and raisin, I just really like it. If it’s ordinary icecream I’ll eat hokey pokey.”
“Boysenberry ripple. I like the ripple through it, it’s the best part.”
“Chocolate has always been my favourite.”
“I have to go with goody goody gumdrops. You are never too old for it.”
Franquel Kepa, Wainuiomata “Chocolate of course.”
LETTERS to the editor Thank You to Alan and Dianne Dear Ed, Your recent article ‘Baker signs off’ reminds me of John Ward, the former pastor of the local Baptist church. He accepted a church call to Christchurch, and would occasionally return to the valley. The very first thing he did when returning was go to the bakery and buy a napoleon
cake. I would like to show my appreciation to Alan and Dianne Surridge for the very high standard of baking and the courteous ‘behind the counter’ service. R.C Stewart Wainuiomata
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Mayor Ray Wallace The and work on New a good, Hello Happy Year, shared plan for
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opportunity to walk over the bridge. Thanks to all There aretogreat from holding concerned make comments that happen. We’re workshop onevening what should be vision athe public information to share the for the new pathway thecentre, hill. Thisaupgrade happening in the over town few will thewere pathway for safer and easier I’vewiden noted a lively centre with use for peopleactivities on bikes like and markets pedestrians. I know regular and from walking up the hill myself that thismall, is an music, a good café, a revamped important of the upgrade includes and childpart friendly spacesthat with nativethe Pukeatua Bridge. publicart information evening plantings and The public and sculpture. on Wainuiomata is at 5:30pm, It’sthe a great visionHill forpathway Wainuiomata. on Monday 15 February at the Wainuiomata Now I amnext looking forward to seeing Chambers, to the library on Queen Street.
And finally, washousing pleased to join extension and Inew opportunities members of the Wainuiomata I am also aware of some local issues that I am Volunteer Brigade for theiron, such as working withFire officers and Councillors Monster Garage Sale fundraiser on the Parkway play upgrade, so watch this space. 31 October. It was great to see it well Remember Summer in the goes DowsetoSquare supported; money raised the brings something special to the Dowse Square Fire Brigade which is an absolutely at lunchtime every Saturday from 23 January essential organisation that’s made up until 19 March. These free events include bands, of outstanding volunteers.
The future the Queen Mall has been mark the ofgateway to Street our beautiful the focus of much discussion lately. It’s my Wainuiomata. understanding that the owner is looking to I attended Arakura School’s develop this centre and Council will dofiftieth what it can jubilee on 24 October. From to help facilitate this development, but1965 as I’veto said today,there thisare school has had such an we before no guarantees with this and important in our community. A is need to focusrole on what we can improve. Council good education in instead their early years not in the mall business; the money we’ve committed to invest is aimed sets a person up in to Wainuiomata be a capable at supporting and rest rejuvenating learner for the of theirthe life.community I was so it is attractive residents, pleased to seetohow muchbusinesses support and
So, enjoy the rest of Summer in the Hutt and best wishes for a wonderful 2016.
Wainuiomata’s development over Itthewas wonderful havecontinues. Pukeatua Bridge next twenty to years installed last year and we are continuing this This great work is largely due to the project with an upgrade to the pathway. The committed volunteers on the steering Wheels over Pukeatua was a great community group and the community for joining in project allowing those with disabilities the and sharing ideas.
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TPPA meeting Dear Ed, The Trans-Pacific Partnership was discussed at a meeting in Wainuiomata last Tuesday night. It had four key speakers but those that oppose TPPA claim the government do not have a mandate. There were claims that Tim Groser, the Minister of Trade was not giving the public the right information. TTPA is really about globalisation and free trade, which will suit some businesses. Wainuiomata people will say to you look what a deregulation has done to our local 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 ed-
economy and those that are saying no to TPPA have many genuine concerns as when you look at what happened after these economic reforms in our community. Hutt City Council moved a resolution against the TPPA. A call came from the meeting asking community boards to oppose the TPPA. Does the Wainuiomata Community Board support the Hutt City Resolution? Or does it support the TPPA? Mike Grigg (abridged) Wainuiomata itor 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 aaron@ wsn.co.nz. Please note that your name and street address must also be provided in e mails.
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Open day a success Wainuiomata residents enjoyed free entry to the Way of Life Gym on Queen St at a special open day at the weekend. As well as this, locals were given the opportunity to try their hand at karate, at the Wellington Region Karate Academy Wainuiomata Dojo, which also had its open day. As part of the open day which took place last Saturday, locals were given free access to the gym as well as advice from personal trainers. Lynda Macken zie, who co-owns the gym with her husband Scott, said Saturday’s open day was a fantastic success. “Between the Wellington Region Karate Academy and the Way of Life Gym we increased our membership base by a massive 10 per cent over
the weekend.” She said it was a great way to inspire people in the community to improve their fitness, health, confidence and discipline. Last month it was announced the Wellington Region Karate Academy would expand and open a new dojo in Lower Hutt. This was to make classes more accessible for those who were travelling from outside of Wainuiomata for lessons. Alongside the gym’s open day, the Wainuiomata dojo offered locals free karate lessons every half an hour. Classes covered basics (kihon), patterns (kata), karate games, self-defence and even some weapons training. For more information, head to wayoflife.nz
Go by bike this month This February, thousands of Kiwis will be jumping on their bikes to celebrate Bike Wise Month. Bike Wise Month is a national programme run by the New Zealand Transport Agency, encouraging Kiwis to enjoy fun
Children enjoying free karate classes which were on offer as part of the Way of Life Gym’s open day at the weekend.
Club pumped for weekend Grand Slam By Nikki Papatsoumas
and safe cycling this summer. Numerous events will be take place across the Hutt Valley throughout the month, including the annual Go By Bike Day. For more information on events, head to www.bikewise. co.nz/events
Activities this month: February 17 – The Hutt City Go By Bike Day Breakfast will take place at 45 Laings Rd, Lower Hutt. Anyone who travels on their bike can enjoy a free breakfast and be in to win spot prizes. The event takes place from 7am. March 22 – The Weet-Bix kids TRYathlon will take place at the Hutt Recreation Ground in Lower Hutt. Last year’s event was a sell-out success, so to register for this year’s triathlon, head to www.try.weetbix.co.nz/events/lower-hutt
The Wainuiomata Tennis Club is gearing up for one of its favourite days of the year – the Grand Slam. Club president Toni Kane said the event, which will take place this Sunday, February 7, was the club’s most popular event. “It’s fabulous and is so popular we have to restrict it to the first 20 players. “We deck the place out with flags and play the national anthem from each country before we start that particular grand slam and then afterwards the players have food and drink related to that country.” Meanwhile, the club’s season kicks off this week, after being
postponed due to poor weather last week. Kids are also back at school which means junior tennis is starting again after school for them on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. “Tennis is a pretty popular sport here in Wainuiomata and we do our best to get kids interested in the sport. “We run a coaching programme in most of the Wainuiomata primary schools and this gets kids keen. “She said the club was always trying to get people interested in tennis and invited everyone in the community to come along and give it a go.” For more information, head to www.wainuiomatatennis.org.nz
Wainuiomata YMCA Trampoline Classes
When: Classes start Wed 17 Feb. Juniors 6:30-7:30pm. Senior Girls 7:30-8:30pm. Where: Old Wainui Intermediate Hall, Moohan St All enquiries SMS Melanie 021 075 1596
Wainuiomata YMCA Wainuiomata Judo Club Classes for all ages from 4 years to masters, beginners to black belts. More information on Facebook or our website: www.sportsground.co.nz/wainuijudo
Contacts: Barbara 027 4193 300 Mike 021 2703 151
Gymnastics Registration Monday 11th Feb 6.00pm - 7.30pm Where: Old Wainui Intermediate Hall, Moohan St When:
Various classes for all ages 2yrs - Adults Registrations/Enquiries: SMS Brent 029 257 8426
Wednesday February 3, 2016
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Published on Feb 2, 2016