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Traffic came to a halt along Coast Rd last Friday, as a person was apprehended as part of a police operation. November all 4, south2015 3 Police said due toWednesday an “ongoing investigation” bound traffic was stopped along Coast Rd from the old landfill on Friday morning. Public were asked to avoid the area while road closures remained in place. Police later said a person was “apprehended” in relation to the operation. They have since assured the public that the closure was “a public safety measureThis dueSaturday to the narrow and winding Wainuiomata Primary road conditions”. School is hosting a School Gala. Therisk school is fundraising so that “There was no additional to public safety from the all senior students get the opportuperson now in custody,”the police said.
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inbrief news Computer classes Hutt City Libraries and the 2020 Communications Trust are again offering free Stepping UP computer classes for residents with basic, or no computer skills. Participants will be taught computer basics including, logging on and computer security, mouse and keyboard functions and files and folders and how to use a USB. Registration is essential. Class will take place on February 10. For more information call 570 6633 or visit your local library.
Singing in the valley for 40 years By Emma McAuliffe
Local singers are encouraged to join the Wainuiomata Choir as it prepares for its 40th Anniversary concert this coming April. The concert will be a special event celebrating the choir’s time in the Wainuiomata community and the various musical directors it has had over the years. Special attention will be paid to the remarkable contribution of the late John Knox and his time as the original musical di-
rector and founder of the choir. Performance dates and venues are to be confirmed; however there will be a special concert in Wainuiomata as well as in Lower Hutt and Eastbourne. The Choir has been a staple part of the community since it began in 1976, regularly performing at special local events. It currently has nearly 30 members, a few of which have been in the choir since its inception. Recent highlights include performing at last year’s “Christmas in the ‘Nui” and in the
Wainuiomata World War One Anzac commemoration, “The Armed Man” with the Upper Hutt Brass Band and the Upper Valley Singers. The 40th Anniversary Concert will feature crowd and choir favourites selected from past performances. The current musical director, Sue Robinson, promises that the “music is beautiful and varied”—featuring everything from compositions by Handel to more modern tunes like “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen. She hints there may even be
some audience involvement in the show. To join the festivity celebrating 40 years of singing in the valley contact Choir Chairperson Miriam Chamberlain on 589 7748 or Sue Robinson on 027 9722994. • Rehearsals are each Thursday evening at St Stephen’s Union Church, 106 Main Road. •New members are always welcome and encouraged to join as soon as possible in order to get to know the songs. No auditions necessary, one just needs to enjoy singing with
Discussion set for city’s Annual Plan The Hutt City Council will meet this week to set the discussion for the city’s Annual Plan 2016/17. The draft budget to be considered indicates an average rates increase of 2.7 per cent, anticipated to be one of the lowest in the region. Two of the larger items being considered for consultation in the 2016/17 Annual Plan are the Stokes Valley Hub project,
which would integrate existing council services in Stokes Valley into one new facility and free parking in time restricted parks across the CBD. The draft budget also provides updates on the key projects council has underway. The projects are part of a programme of revitalisation for the city that sees a significant upgrade of facilities and stimulating economic growth.
The council met yesterday to discuss the draft budget for the 2016/17 year and set the agenda for consultation on the Annual Plan. Community consultation commences through the Annual Plan process from Tuesday, March 29 and runs until Friday, April 29. Copies of the draft Annual Plan consultation document will be available throughout
council facilities on March 29. A detailed outline of where the community can meet councillors and community board and committee members will be made available in late March. Following the consultation period, the council will hear public submissions. The Council will then adopt the Annual Plan and budget on Thursday June 23.
The first business breakfast of the year will take place on Friday, February 26. This month’s breakfast will be presented by Mani Malaeulu. Mani is a passionate business owner, consultant and speaker. His focus is on building leaders in the young men of our community. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Neighbours Day Neighbours Day will take place on March 19 and 20 and residents are encouraged to sign up and register to take part. For more information on how to sign up, head to the Wainuiomata Neighbourhood Support Facebook page.
Thursday Craft Group This friendly group enjoys a sociable time working on their own craft projects or learning about others’ work. Everyone welcome. Thursdays, 2pm to 4pm at Wainuiomata Library.
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Local has eyes set on councillor position By Nikki Papatsoumas
Josh Briggs is throwing his hat into the ring – the well-known Wainuiomata resident has announced he will be standing in this year’s upcoming local body elections. Josh officially announced his intention to stand for the Hutt City Council in the Wainuiomata Ward at the weekend. He said his announcement had been met with overwhelming support. “I have had lots of positive support, I have also had over 100 likes on my Facebook announcement over 24 hours.” Josh moved to Wainuiomata with his wife Aimee, who was pregnant with their daughter Ellie, in 2011. He said since then he has worked on building connections within his community. If elected, Josh said he wanted to ensure Wainuiomata was getting its “fair deal”. “Currently [the council’s] focus is on the northeast part of the city…. I believe there are similar communities here [in Wainuiomata] and similar issues and concerns, however, the council’s focus is not in Wainuiomata. “Wainuiomata has a lot to offer the city. We are a large suburb in a wider city and any city council needs to have a city wide lens. Currently we’re not meeting that potential.” Josh, who was deputy chair of the Wainuiomata Community Board, said he would be stepping down from the
role this year. “We need to have more people coming through and encourage more people to put their hands up and take on new roles in the community. We need new blood to come through.” He said in the lead up to October’s elections, he will continue to take part in community events and initiatives. For more information on Josh’s campaign, head to joshbriggs.co.nz
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Campbell Barry and Trevor Mallard with the winners of the #MyPukeatua selfie competition, Vickie McDonald, Karen Galliers, Tiara Kahui-Puia and Saraya Kahui-Puia.
#MyPukeatua competition winners announced By Nikki Papatsoumas
A fit and active bunch of Wainuiomata residents have taken out the #MyPukeatua selfie competition. The competition was organised by Hutt City Councillor Campbell Barry and Hutt South MP Trevor Mallard, to coincide with last year’s opening of Pukeatua Bridge over Wainuiomata Hill. Vickie McDonald and Karen Galliers were announced as winners of the competition last Thursday, following a public vote. The pair have each won a one year pass to Hutt City Pools. Campbell said he and Trevor hoped the competition would “encourage people to be fit and active and to come up over the bridge”.
Trevor said while the shared pathway over Wainuiomata Hill was well utilised, he hoped to encourage even more people to visit Pukeatua Bridge. He said he also hoped upcoming changes to the shared pathway would help entice more people to walk or cycle over the hill. Nine-year-old Tiara Kahui-Puia and seven-year-old Saraya Kahui-Puia, took out second place in the competition and nabbed themselves a three month pass to the Way of Life Gym in Wainuiomata. Trevor thanked the competition’s sponsors, including Clive’s Chemist, The Way of Life Gym and Pak’n Save Petone for their generous donations. Have you had a chance to check out Pukeatua Bridge? What do you think? Do you often use the shared pathway over Wainuiomata Hill? Send us an email – firstname.lastname@example.org
A local woman is hoping to encourage more people to explore their crafty side by taking part in her quilting classes. Adrienne Nelson runs quilting classes out of her studio, Cleva_Ady, which is next door to her house in Wainuiomata. Adrienne said she began quilting more than a decade ago, but has always been a keen sewer. “I’ve always sewn since I was a little girl I just love the fabric, the colour and sewing.” Adrienne worked as a manager at Quiltworks in Lower Hutt and when it was announced the shop was closing down she decided to follow her passion and get into teaching. She said she started off running classes from her living room, until her back garden studio was completed. Although her night classes are popular, she is looking for more people to join her daytime classes. Adrienne said while most of her students were from the Hutt, she would like to have more students from Wainuiomata. “Any skill level is welcome from beginner through to experienced. I am a multi-faceted teacher. People can start from anywhere.” Adrienne runs classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday morning from 10am to midday. Night classes run on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
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Q: Do you think Wainuiomata has a good public transport system?
Dionne Abraham Wainuiomata “I don’t catch public transport so it doesn’t affect me.”
Jim Manu Wainuiomata “Yes and no. Some are very good and the drivers are terrific especially where there are sick and elderly people.”
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Hutt River warning River users, particularly those with dogs, should avoid upper parts of the Hutt River due to increased growth of toxic algae. Monitoring of the Hutt River at Silverstream, Poets Park and Birchville, shows large amount of toxic algal mats are washing up on the river’s edge. Toxic algae, which are brown or black in colour,
can kill livestock and dogs – if your dog eats toxic algae, it can die very quickly. In humans, contact with toxic algae can cause vomiting, diarrhoea, skin irritations and other allergy-type symptoms. People are asked to avoid swimming in these areas and keep their dogs on a lead in the upper parts of the Hutt River.
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LETTERS to the editor Lower speed limit won’t stop speeding Dear Ed, Reducing the speed limit won't stop certain individuals exceeding the speed limit. The only way is to have spot checks or cameras but this would be costly, speed humps might reduce some of the speeding. Weekend nights is when
a considerable amount of the reckless driving takes place, usually late after a night out. Tommy Gibson Wainuiomata
Speed limit should stay Dear Ed, The speed limit should remain at 80 km/h, as I have lived down the road for over 40 years and would not like to see the speed lowered. There have been a couple of deaths on the road involving young people, these would have happened regardless of any speed limit due to possible inexperience and or drink or drugs. Too many out of the area drivers are busy looking at the scenery animals etc rather than concentrating on their driving. One of the biggest problems I find are those who drive very slowly and who do not pull over to let faster drivers who know the road pass. If the speed limit was lowered the council would not get money from the roads board to help maintain the road D Lewis Wainuiomata
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Paws in the Park Over 150 sociable canines and their human companions gathered at Richard Prouse Park on Valentineâ€™s Day for a Paws in the Park event. The event was organised by the Greater Wellington Regional Council in support of the charity HUHA
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- Helping You Help Animals. Participants walked the Gum Loop Track in sweltering heat, returning to the park about an hour later, with many of the dogs taking advantage of paddling pools provided for their comfort. Wellington City Council's Park
and Sport Recreation partnership leader Fran McEwen said that Sunday's gathering was the third such event held this summer. Two events held earlier in the month at other Greater Wellington Regional parks also attracted turnouts in the hundreds, she said.
Justine with Luke the six year old Leonberger.
Nicola, Nick, Basil the dog, Rimu the kiwi, Lia and Rosemary Thompson from the Rimutaka forest park dog kiwi aversion training programme.
Laura with rescued Greyhound Archie.
Jane, Alice and Vicky with their rescued Maltese cross dogs.
All creatures great and small, Cooper the great dane towers over Cookie the maltese cross. Digby takes advantage of a paddling pool. Gus the 90kg Neopolitan Mastiff with owner Greg.
Hutt City Council recreation programmes administrator Vicky Blair, Ollie the dog with owner Fran McEwen and Riley Taylor.
HUHA foster carer Steve, with Tawny who was found wandering emaciated in Featherston and is available for adoption.
Debbie and Delayna with their dog bed spot prizes while Pippy the dog looks on.
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Wednesday February 17, 2016
“Families helping families” at the Wainuiomata Koha Shed By Emma McAuliffe
The Wainuiomata Koha Shed is after some more volunteers when it reopens following a break over the summer. Ma naged by Claudeen Wihongi, the Koha Shed is a place for people to give and take items freely as needed. Items the shed stocks vary and range from designer clothing to Christmas trees and toys.
Claudeen says the idea of the shed is to “enhance the community” and is thrilled by the positive response it has had from Wainuiomata, a town always ready to help others. Many families utilise the shed for clothing and gifts, saving themselves money to spend on food and other necessities. Everything at the shed is freeif money is donated it goes to the Wainuiomata Food Bank.
Volunteers with the Koha Shed help with running it and sorting the many items donated. Current volunteers MistyAnne Beale and Jo Bryant describe it as a great way to “help the community” and enjoy putting together outfits from donated clothing and meeting new people. While the usage of the shed is steady, its busiest time is during the school holidays when kids
come in looking for things to do. The first Koha Shed was started in Whanganui in March 2012 by Sherron Sunnex and her daughter-in-law Meegan Manuka. The idea spread and there are now Koha Sheds across New Zealand and Australia. The Wainuiomata Koha Shed was the first in the Hutt Valley. Inspired by the work of the Porirua Koha Shed and encour-
aged by family and friends ,Claudeen started the Wainuiomata Koha Shed at her home in October 2013. Since then it has moved to its current location at the Wainuiomata Marae. For more information regarding the Koha Shed contact Claudeen Wihongi on 021 139 6687 or search “The Koha Shed- Wainuiomata” on Facebook.
Wainuiomata Little Theatre taking the stage once more By Emma McAuliffe
Fundraiser for Mila this Sunday The Wainuiomata Motorcycle Club is organising a fundraiser in support of Mila Gardner. Wainuiomata baby Mila suffers from cerebral palsy and desperately needs a life changing surgery that will reduce her pain and allow her to one day walk. Unfortunately the surgery is not available in New Zealand and Mila and her family will need to travel to St Louis in America for the treatment. Mila’s family have already raised $100,000 and are now just $15,000 short of their
target. Mila’s Motorcycle and Car Convoy and Show, organised by the Wainuiomata Motorcycle Club, will take place this Sunday, February 21. As part of the event, more than 100 cars and motorcycles will convoy from the Wainuiomata Fitzroy Tavern to the Lower Hutt Riverbank carpark, where all vehicles will then be on display to the public. There will also be market stalls, activities and events on display for all of the family.
Cars will be on display at the Lower Hutt Riverbank between midday and 2.30pm. Entry is by gold coin donation. If you would like to be part of the convoy, be at the Fitzroy Tavern by 10.30am. Entry is $10. For more information on the fundraiser, head to www.givealittle. co.nz/fundraiser/milascarshow
The Wainuiomata Little Theatre is back for 2016 following their sell-out season of “Footloose” last June. Rehearsals are currently underway for their next show ‘Annie’; the popular musical that follows a young orphan girl on the hunt for her birth parents in Great Depression era America. Co-directors Barry Paterson and Barbara Wray are excited to bring Annie to the stage and are looking forward to giving the group’s younger members the time to shine. Barry is especially keen to include more young people from the Valley into the Theatre by doing a show for them. Half of the show’s 42 human cast (there will be a real dog on stage) are children. Annie has been in rehearsal for three weeks and Barry says the kids have been “openminded and quick to learn” despite the show’s early days. Since its debut in 1977 Annie has been extremely popular
and has had three films made from its premise. Many Wainuiomata residents may remember the theatre’s previous edition of Annie in 1997. Barbara was involved as costume designer and member of the current cast, Fran Crossland, featured in the previous show. It is hoped that this year’s Annie will get a new generation of the community interested in the show and Wainuiomata Little Theatre. Annie comes on the heels of the Theatre’s five previous sell out shows and it is hoped that this show will be equally successful with the community. Barry credits Wainuiomata Little theatre’s recent successes to the organisation’s solid reputation to put on a good show and affordable ticket prices that cater to families in the community. Annie will be running from Wednesday, May 25 to Saturday, June 4. Tickets will be available from Tuesday, April 26.
Cupid’s arrow strikes Mayor and Mayoress this Valentine’s Last Sunday those across the country celebrated Valentine’s Day with their loved ones. The Wainuiomata News asked Hutt Valley Mayor and Wainuiomata resident Ray Wallace how he and his wife, Linda, would be sharing the special day.
“Mayoress Linda and I had a romantic dinner at home on Valentine's Day. Spending quality time with each other is our gift to each other, given we live a hectic lifestyle with my Mayoral commitments being a seven days a week job. We
really enjoy just being able to relax and talk. That is what is special for us. We aren't in to buying the roses and chocolates as we celebrate our love for each other all 365 days of the year.” – as told by Hutt City Mayor Ray Wallace.
The Wainuiomata Little Theatre kids choir
Wednesday February 17, 2016
Maori Bowls Tournament a huge success By Nikki Papatsoumas
The Maori Bowls Tournament, which was held over Waitangi weekend, has been labelled a success. This year, the Wainuiomata Bowls Club hosted the 42nd National Maori Bowls Tournament, which takes place each year over Waitangi weekend. Vice president of the Aotearoa Bowls Board, Rawiri Evans, said Maori bowls was a competition for both Maori and non-Maori bowls players. However, in order for teams to win the competition, each team of four players has to have a Maori skipper. Rawiri said the National
Maori Bowls Tournament started in 1975 and was first held in the Waikato. The competition was last held in Wainuiomata in 2011 and following a petition, the club was able to host this year’s tournament. This year’s tournament involved more than 350 players and took place at clubs across Wainuiomata, Naenae, Petone Central and Eastbourne, Rawiri said. “What you see with the Maori Bowls is that a lot of people see it as an excuse for a holiday. We have Maori Golf in New Zealand as well and that’s another very popular sport. “Anywhere where there is Maori music and food, you’re
on to a winner.” Wayne Pakinga’s team from Huntley South in the Waikato took out the men’s title this year, Rawiri said. Meanwhile, Paula Meredith’s team from the Johnsonville club took out the women’s title, he said. Rawiri said that overall the competition was a roaring success. “The competition was really tough… we were seeing games that were being won by one shot. The greens were good and we had the perfect weather conditions. “There were 500 people around the green on Sunday afternoon when the finals were played. It’s one day I’ll never forget.”
PHOTO CREDIT: Daryl New Photography
Busy month at Wainuiomata Golf Course Things are ticking along over the summer months at the Wainuiomata Golf Course and Club. Manager Paul Brosnan said dry weather was unfortunately affecting the golf course, especially certain greens and fairways. To cope with the dryer weather, he said overnight water quantities had been “upped”. Paul said Junior Golf training began on Monday evening and will run weekly between 5pm and 6pm. Meanwhile, the Halberg Golf Tournament was held at the weekend. The tournament,
which takes place each year, was organised by the Eagles Golfing Society. Wainuiomata was also well represented at the Senior Golfers Two Day Tournament, which took place earlier this month at Boulcott Farm and Te Marua. Bob Lancaster was crowned winner of the Medal Championship and Will Flack, was named winner of the Stevens Plate. Paul said Ladies Interclub also began last week. For more information on the golf club and course, head to www.wainuigolf.co.nz/
sport inbrief Wainuiomata Junior Rugby Registrations Wainuiomata Junior Rugby Registrations are set to take place on Wednesday February 17 from 6pm to 7.30pm at the Wainuiomata Rugby Football club rooms on Moohan St. There will also be registrations on Saturday, February 27 from 10am to midday, Saturday, March 5 from 10am to midday and Saturday, March 12 from 10am to midday. Pre-season training for all junior grades will start on Wednesday, March 9 from 6pm to 7pm, Wednesday, March 16 from 6pm to 7pm and Wednesday, March 23 from 6pm to 7pm. Training will take place at the baths ground next to Wainuiomata Pool.
Wednesday February 17, 2016
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