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Welcoming beginning teachers Continued from page 1 The charter guarantees any beginning teachers a school employs will receive the induction and mentoring support they are entitled to. Schools which sign the charter also commit to never employing new or beginning teachers on a trial or otherwise illegal fixed-term basis. Wainuiomata Intermediate School principal, Pearl Murti, signed the charter last Wednesday. The school currently employs three provisionally certificated teachers, Nicole Rodgers, Matt Gibbons and Karen Van Arsdale. Both teachers acknowledged how hard it was to find employment as beginning teachers.

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Nicole, who worked in marketing for 13 years before transferring her skills to teaching said finding a job, was “tough”. “I was probably one of the lucky ones,” she said. Matt said he applied for the role at the intermediate after doing some of his teaching placement at the school. “I knew I’d get the support. I’ve got a great mentor, I get all the release time. I feel like I’m in the right place,” he said. Pearl said the charter was especially important as it benefitted the new teachers and the children they taught. “It’s good for our school and good for the kids,” she said.  For more information on the charter head to www.nzei.



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This Saturday Wainuiomata Primary School is hosting a School Gala. is fundraising so that all playground willThe be school revamped the senior students get the opportuand that kids nity and parents to go thewill school camp this year. get to have their say,” hebe said. This will taking place down the Mr Barry school said the main 2 and 6pm on Saturbetween concept behind the new playday.  For morethe information about this ground would be to utilise please contact the school. “natural environment”.

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Wise developments By Emma McAuliffe

A new housing development is on the cards for Wise Street as Hutt City Council moves plans forward to grow the population of Wainuiomata. The work will upgrade a 250 metre section of existing road at the end of Wise Street and could service up to 90 new houses. As part of this work the main sewer in Upper Fitzherbert Road will also be extended and the stormwater system for the local area will be improved. Lower Hutt Mayor, Ray Wallace,

who visited the Wise Street site with other council officials last Friday, said this was something locals to the area had requested. He said the upgrade on Wise Street could eventually lead to the street connecting to Upper Fitzherbert Road or Wellington Road, however, there were no current plans for this. Council said while some residents of Wise Street had expressed disappointment at becoming part of a more urban area, Wise Street was not marked as part of the rural sector. “We have been very upfront with the community,” Mr Wallace said. The extension to Wise Street comes

as part of Hutt City Council’s urban growth strategy which aims to grow population and homes throughout Lower Hutt. “Wainuiomata is now being seen as a very popular place to build brand new homes for families,” Mr Wallace said. Deputy Mayor David Bassett agreed. “It’s very positive. Wainui’s got good facilities for families,” he said. Work on Wise Street is expected to be finished by August.  Do you think Wainuiomata is a good place to develop houses? Let us know at

New Uniforms for Futures By Emma McAuliffe

The Futures Programme has something to celebrate after being given some new uniforms. The programme is a group of Wainuiomata High School

students who gather every Tuesday and Thursday morning during the school term to practice league, talk about life skills, do school work and have breakfast. The programme has been running for 10 years.

Bill Sharp, the group’s leader, said the uniforms were donated to the programme by Canterbury last month. He said the boys were “good kids” and he was grateful for the support he had from the community.

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Art for youth Wainuiomata youth will have the opportunity to learn to water colour thanks to t he generosit y of Petone watercolour artist and owner of Artspace Gallery, Alfred Memelink. Alfred said he was inspired to run the free workshop after meeting with Hutt City Councilor Margaret Willard and hearing about her passion for Wainuiomata, its young people and for art in the community. Alfred said ever since he first experienced the thrill of completing his first watercolour painting he’s wanted to share the pleasure and experience he’s gained from many years of practice with the medium. His Petone gallery features predominantly Wellington and New Zealand artists. “Many paintings depict favourite places around Wellington that visitors recognise and love, including work by a talented Wainui artist, Paul Johansen,” Alfred said. “[Paul] has several superb oil paintings in the gallery featuring his favourite spots

The Policy and Regulatory Committee is recommending Hutt City Council extend its Smokefree Policy to more outdoor public areas in Lower Hutt. The Committee agreed with the officers’ recommendation that a policy approach be used to create more smokefree areas, including parks and sports grounds, train stations, bus shelters, beaches, outdoor dining on pavements, outdoor areas in town centres and outdoor public areas around council buildings and facilities. This recommendation will be considered by Council at a meeting on May 24.

Dr Tom Dr Tom is an Emergency Department doctor and GP with over 25 years of experience working around New Zealand. He will be giving a free community talk on healthy thinking at Wainuiomata Community Hall on Thursday, May 26 from 2.30pm until 4pm as part of his time with Healthy Families Lower Hutt. Topics covered will include how to live healthier, how to inspire others and how to motivate yourself to get what you want. For more information head to

Alfred Memelink with Margaret Willard and a painting of the old barn on the Wainuiomata Coast by Wainuiomata artist, Paul Johansen.

in Wainui, including the old Coast Road barn that fell over in the big storm.” The old Coast Road barn will be the subject for the free youth workshop catered for up to 12, 13 to 18-yearolds. Alfred said the barn could either be pre-drawn so the lesson becomes a colouring in with watercolours experience, or at tendees could draw it themselves at the workshop. Ms Willard said she was appre ciat ive of bot h t he gallery and Alfred’s willingness to help local young people. “Alfred has a great community spirit and works with organisations and people to advance art in our community and the city and his gallery is an asset for us all to enjoy.”  Co u r s e w i l l r u n f r o m 1pm-3pm on Sunday June 12 at the Alfred Memelink Artspace Gallery, 223 the Esplanade, Petone. Contact Margaret Willard on 973 1378 or Artspace Gallery on 04 9799889 to book.


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High School students had the chance to enter the dragon’s den at a special event held last week. The ‘Dragon’s Den’ is held as part of the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme as an opportunity for students to present their business ideas to a panel of judges. Wainuiomata High School had 12 teams of year 12 and

13 students enter the ‘Dragon’s Den’ last Wednesday. The teams had five minutes to pitch their business ideas to the judges of the panel. Business ventures ranged from beeswax hair product to candles to everything in between. Teacher, Simon Croft, said it was the first time the school had been involved with Young Enterprise to this scale. “We’ve got some of our

top students here wanting to do this. Some of [the ideas] were brilliant. They’re all really cool kids,” he said. Member of the Candle Club, Pearl Philavong, said her group made the candles and scents themselves. “We just hope that the judges see that our company’s as good as we know it is,” she said. Following this round, eight of the 12 teams will be chosen for a regional heat.

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Chalk a success By Emma McAuliffe

Community members had the opportunity to bring their wildest dreams to life last Sunday at Wainuiomata’s first chalk competition. Hosts Campbell Barry and Josh Briggs told the Wainuiomata News earlier in the week the Chalk Wainuiomata competition was held to utilise areas throughout Wainuiomata and to bring neighbours together. Over 60 people took part in the afternoon competition at the main location of Petrie Street and there were approximately 15

other locations involved across the valley. Creations on the day included a circus, dragons, butterflies, a maze and a spider web. Hutt City Councillor, Campbell Barry, said the afternoon was “fantastic”. “The most amazing part was seeing kids, teenagers and adults interacting together,” he said. He said he was grateful to the judges who had a tough job deciding on the five winners across Wainuiomata as many creations were great. “I was thankful I wasn’t a judge,” he said.

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Staff say yes to flu jab By Emma McAuliffe

Warehouse Wainuiomata staff had their flu immunisation injections last week and they are encouraging other locals to do the same. Kokiri Health and Social services arrived at the Warehouse Wainuiomata to give staff their flu shots last Wednesday. Kokiri nurse, Francess-Lindah Whaanga, said Kokiri was a nurse led clinic. She said part of Kokiri’s service was to provide to the community of Wainuiomata. Warehouse Wainuiomata service team leader, Crissiemarie Lightfoot, said around half the staff at the Warehouse would eventually get their flu shot and was grateful to Kokiri for making it easy for them by coming to the store. “They do so much for the community,” Crissiemarie said. Some of the 18 staff members

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inbrief news Youth Week at the community hub Youth Week is taking place from Saturday, May 21 to Sunday, May 29 as a chance to celebrate the talents, passions and successes of young people in New Zealand. This year the Wainuiomata Community Hub will be holding events to celebrate youth week. Events include a book night, colouring in and a youth expo. For more information on activities head to www. or visit the Wainuiomata Library.

STEMM Festival The Hutt STEMM festival will be returning from Saturday, June 4 to Sunday, June 12 in association with the Hutt City Council and other local organisations. The STEMM festival is held in recognition of Lower Hutt’s local industries. Plans are being finalised for a wide array of events celebrating science, technology, engineering, mathematics and manufacturing. Festival programmes will be available from Sunday, May 22 at Council facilities city-wide and online at

Recommendations for Local Alcohol Policy By Emma McAuliffe

Hutt City Council will be discussing the Local Alcohol Policy at a regular meeting this Tuesday. If accepted by council the policy would set the trading hours of on and off licences around the Hutt Valley. It could also reconsider the amount of liquor outlets in some areas, including Wainuiomata, Stokes Valley and Naenae. Lower Hutt Mayor, Ray Wallace, said the council had two options when it came to

reviewing the Local Alcohol Policy, first consulted in 2013. He said the first option would be to “totally reject it” and the second would be to accept the policy and put it into place within three months. He said the first option would be inadvisable as it would “start the whole process again”. Mr Wallace said the other recommendation would be to “instruct officers to re-consult the community”. He said it was important to have further discussions with community as times

Students learn critical skills By Emma McAuliffe

Students from across the Hutt Valley had the chance to show off their civil defence skills at the final of a three part challenge held last Monday at the old Wainuiomata College. Ten secondary schools from the Hutt Valley took part in the Secondary Schools Response Programme hosted by the Devereax- Blume emergency management training and Wellington Region Emergency Management. The programme has been running for 41 years and aims to teach young people skills in civil defence for emergency management. It has been held at Wainuiomata College on Moohan Street

for thirteen years as the former school had rubble, hills and other hazards students could learn to operate rescue movements around. Last Monday was the third day in the programme when the students were assessed on the skills they had learned. Programme coordinator Cindy Mellor said many students who had taken part in the challenge had gone on to assist in civil defence areas. “[They] are taught leadership skills. They become leaders amongst their peers and they have fun while they do it,” she said. One student in attendance at the course was involved in the volunteer fire brigade, she said. Harrison Nicol, a previous

who received the shot on Wednesday said it was “all good”. “It was pretty easy. Not too bad,” said staff member Menine. This was the first time the Warehouse had their shots as a staff group. Crissiemarie said she thought other local businesses around the valley could benefit from the same. Francess said they gave flu shots between March and July to people between 35 months and 65-years-old. “Some people don’t know they’re eligible,” she said.  For more information about immunisations head to www. Keep an eye out for The Warehouse Wainuiomata will be hosting a Healthy expo in the Wainuiomata Shopping Centre from July 11 until July 15 with free events to keep the community happy and healthy.

Upper Hut College student took part in the challenge several times whilst at High School and returned as a trainer this year. He said he had wanted to become a teacher anyway and this way he could help people learn specific skills. “I’m teaching the next generation of rescuers,” he said. Janice Laurenson from Devereaux-Blume said as well as gaining NCEA credits, students had the opportunity to win a prize. The Challenge Shield is awarded to the team with the best technical skills and the Spirit Cup for the best team spirit, she said. She said the prizes would be awarded at the official prize giving in June.

Students arrive at a rescue

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next winter $330 FLANAGAN, Patrick James. – On May 14, 2016 Large Bags Kindling $13 peacefully at Te Omanga Hospice, Lower Hutt. and Dad has moved on with no LargePatrick Bags Dry Pine/ hardwood mix $14 pain. Beloved husband of Ruth, and father of Louise & Sam, Vicky & Al, William & Hester, Free Delivery in Wainui Jennifer & Mark. Dearly loved son of Eileen 0220831542 46 Waione St Petone and the late Jack. Brother of Michael & Marg, Ph: 5685989 Sat 9am-3pm Allan & Debbie, Lianne &Open Gerald, Raeleyne Formerly cpa spares and Services & OndraeTrades (dec), Brendan & Janette, Kathy; Cedric & Liz, Murray & Lynne, Ray & Sharon, Public Notice Dave & Betty, Brian & Anna. Loved Uncle, Great Uncle and best mate to a bloody neat bunch of people. In lieu of flowers donations may be left at the service or posted to Te Omanga Hospice (PO Box 30-814, Lower Hutt 5040) or the Cancer Society (PO Box 12700,Wgtn 6144). Please come and join 46 Waione St Petone us for a celebration for Patrick Cornwall Ph: 5685989 Open Sat in 9am-3pm AGM Formerly cpa&spares Manor, Cnr Knights Road Cornwall Street, Tuesday 10 November 2016 Lower Hutt on Friday May 20, 2016 at 10:00am 7.00pm 8.30pm followed byFuneral private cremation. Director Messages Wainuiomata Bowling club,c/- PO may be sent to “the Flanagan family”, 1 Moohan Street,Wainuiomata. Box 30-127, Lower Hutt 5040. Gee & HicktonAll FDANZ Welcome Tel 04 566 3103 Funeral Director

Wainuiomata High School

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04 587 Homestay Co-ordinator Situation Vacant 1660 CENTRE COMMUNITY

We are seeking to employ a Homestay Co-ordinator to join our A solid International Team. You will work alongside the International Our Youth soon will adults be. Ataking solid responsibility for the important Dean and Administrator, Their future, will the world decree. role of managing the Homestay requirements of our International So they must pick which field to plough. students. When to start it could be now.

Wainuiomata Newspaper ODE of the week Deliverers At Hub the Centre they will learn. LEGION OF To play it fair, and feel concern. When to reap and when to sow. HONOUR

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

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• Strong communication skills. • High degree of organisation and ability to work autonomously. Soon must choose what seed to grow.• Love working with people. A Chevalier Frank Jones is now. • Sound administration skills.

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This is an interesting and varied role in a vibrant school environment for a team player with good communication and organisational skills and a warm and friendly attitude. The actual hours of employment will vary from week to week with more being required at the start and end of terms and when short stay groups visit. Flexibility is the key to success in this role.


Applications available our recruitment Applications areare available at at our recruitment Applications close: 9:00am, Friday 20 May 2016 offioffi ce ce or or at at thethe security gate based in in thethe security gate based Contact: Whitney Morgan -Ngauranga George in in Wellington. Ngauranga George Wellington.

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Wednesday May 18, 2016



Sports talk with…

Elesha Smith took out sev en categories on the night. PHOTO: Da n Taylor

with Jacob Page AB’s bolters but a few...

Most improved players in the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Overall categories. PHOTO: Dan Taylor

Tennis triumphs By Emma McAuliffe

Wainuiomata junior tennis ended their season at the beginning of the month with a prize giving celebrating their successful summer. Wainuiomata junior convener, Julie Day, said the club had a great season with approximately 100 junior members playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. “We had another awesome season of junior tennis with awesome coaching,”

she said. There were 56 awards given at the prize giving, with 21 of those being cups. Notable mentions of the night included club member, Elesha Smith, who took out seven categories and Katie Spicer, who was awarded most valuable club member. Junior tennis starts back up in term four. There will be an open day in September for juniors and families to register interest and have a go.

As the New Zealand Super Rugby franchises continue to smash all before them, here are some burning topics around the first All Blacks squad of the year for the June series against Wales next month. Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie has to be in the mix. He's been the breakout star of the competition so far but what role will he play in the three test series against Wales next month? For me, he starts on the bench though with Nehe Milner-Skudder injured I think the chance of McKenzie starting at fullback and Ben Smith shifting to the right wing is likely. Despite the defection of midfield duo Ma'a Nonu and Conrad Smith, New Zealand still has plenty of options but which one suits? Understudy centre Malakai Fekitoa deserves the start in the 13 jersey but do you go with the Crusaders' Ryan Crotty or the impressive Charlie Ngatai? I believe All Blacks coach Steve Hansen

will go with who he knows initially in Crotty but Ngatai deserves game time on his current form. With Milner-Skudder out, it resembles a wingers spot up for grabs. Front runner is Waisake Naholo who returned for the Highlanders after an injury and scored two tries against the Chiefs. Others in the mix include his teammate Patrick Osbourne and the Chiefs' James Lowe. The loose forward mix will be interesting especially the back up No 7 to Sam Cane. The Crusaders' Matt Todd would be a fine choice and Jordan Taufua has been great in the six jersey alongside Todd and All Blacks captain Kieran Read. Traditionally there haven't been many bolters in recent seasons and even though this is the first squad since the World Cup, with a British Lions tour to New Zealand next year, I'd expect Hansen and Co to stick with those they know for a little longer yet.

Team tournaments coming up Sport Wainuiomata Inc will be hosting three family tournaments over the next few months. The group is after social teams who want to have fun in a mixed grade. The first tournament is indoor volleyball and will be hosted on Monday June 6 on Queen’s Birthday. This will be followed by a basketball tournament on Saturday, September 17 and a touch tournament on Saturday,

October 22. All events will be held at the Wainuiomata High School auditorium. A maximum of eight teams will be allowed in to each event with entries closing a week before the event takes place.  To register your team or for more information email

Race to the finish Wainuiomata Harriers had their annual Novice and Presidents' Trophy races last Saturday. The club started at their clubrooms at Richard Prouse Park then headed through bush tracks, up the river bank and back to the club rooms via Moores Valley Road Hill. The race was a handicap race, which means runners and walkers start at different times, based on their current fitness and racing levels. The Presidents' Trophy is won by the first

person home in the senior event and the Novice Trophy is taken by the first person across the line who has never won a trophy in the Club. This year Don McGowan took out the senior race just ahead of Faye Brown, who he had to chase over the 7.5km course. Brendan McCauley took out the walking section more than two minutes ahead of his nearest rival, Robbie Hannan.  Full results are available on the Wainuiomata Harriers website or Facebook page.

Premier 3 team member Mele Kupa beats her defender. PHOTO: Supplied

Hockey wins

Nikki Braniff-Jones and Ashden Brew start the 7.5km and 2.2km races. PHOTO: Supplied

The Wainuiomata hockey club had a great weekend with four convincing wins. The Premier 3 team travelled to Kapiti to play their last game in the grading round. From the beginning of the game Wainuiomata dominated possession and were up by three goals very quickly. The 5-1 win moves the team to the promotion game this Sunday. The goal scorers were Jo Martin, Kirsten O'Donnell, Paris Coleman and Mele Kupa. The Reserve 3 team celebrated

with their first win on Sunday with a commanding 4-0 win over Kapiti. The goal scorers were Chase Foster, Siobhan Fa'alogo and Sharron Handscomb. The Wainuiomata High School team had a huge win on Friday night beating Wellington Girls 12-0. The junior year 7 to 8 team have started their season and came away with a 12-0 win against Queen Margaret College. The player of the day was Pacey Johnson who was strong on both attack and defence.


Wednesday May 18, 2016

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Sunday 12:00-12:30pm

CENTRAL 67 Moohan Street


VILLAGE 15 Gawler Grove






This large family home sits on a well proportioned section with a good size garage and workshop. This home has seen better days and would benefit from a little TLC. 4 large bedrooms, one with ensuite, great size living and open plan kitchen. If you need space, call today.

For sale by Negotiation

This is the first time this home has been on the market for 46 years. As the pictures show, this home has been well looked after. 3 good size bedrooms, aluminium joiney, separate bathroom & toilet, and large living areas. All set on a lovely, private, elevated section. A large deck and garage with auto door.

Paul Butcher

Paul Butcher

p 04 564 5318 m 021 209 5645 e

p 04 564 5318 m 021 209 5645 e

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Sunday 12:45-1:15pm

ARAKURA 225 Wellington Road


VILLAGE 88 Hair Street






One careful owner has owned this home since the day it was built. This large 4 brm family home now awaits a new owner. Spacious lounge is warmed by wood burner and a DVS system throughout keeps the home dry. The bathroom has a wet floor area and there are 2 toilets. Original kitchen/dining opens out to a covered area connecting the carport. Wayne Barton p 04 564 5127 m 021 744 116 e

Tui Reid

For sale by Negotiation

This 3 bed nest is well feathered with insulation top, bottom and in walls plus double glazing so you know you are going to be warm and toasty! A new modern kitchen, separate bathroom and toilet, sunny lounge and 3 good size bedrooms all set on an elevated sunny private section, this property also has a separate rumpus room.

For sale by Negotiation

Paul Butcher p 04 564 5318 m 021 209 5645 e

p 04 212 6797 m 021 650 555 e


GLENDALE 35 Frederick Street


1960'S HOME


Built in the 1960's with hearty timber floors, this 3 bedroom family sits on a large corner section, with all day sun. Open plan living with original kitchen/dining and spacious lounge warmed by heatpump. Combined bathroom has shower over bath. Single garage. This home has been fully insulated for your warmth and comfort and is fully fenced. Wayne Barton p 04 564 5127 m 021 744 116 e

Tui Reid

For sale by Negotiation

p 04 212 6797 m 021 650 555 e

Sunday 12:45-1:15pm

PENCARROW 10 Twickenham Street




The time to act is now. Don't miss your chance to own this well presented 3 bedroom home with aluminium joinery. Modern kitchen/dining. Lounge warmed by heatpump. DVS system is a bonus. Enjoy the outdoor space with a large deck at the rear. Shower over bath, separate toilet, separate laundry. Fully fenced section, garage workshop.

Wayne Barton p 04 564 5127 m 021 744 116 e p 04 212 6797 m 021 650 555 e Tui Reid


PAUL BUTCHER 021 209 5645


For sale by Negotiation

10 Wainuiomata Road, Wainuiomata

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