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Last week the Crofton Downs School community came together to celebrate being one step closer to re-opening their hall. The goal to re-open the community hall passed a major milestone on Thursday, June 2 when the school received a $50,000 cheque from Transpower. In 2014 an engineering assessment classified the structure as an ‘earthquake prone building’ and the hall has been closed for the last two years. The cheque took the school and the surrounding community one step closer to the earthquake strengthening work needed to re-open the building. Continued on page 2 Guy Curry Stanton, 10, Elliot Browne, 10, and Maya Koning, 10, stand by the hall with a $50,000 cheque.

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Admiral David Beatty who commanded the Royal Navy Battlecruiser fleet during World War I.

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Karori residents we invited to celebrate the installation of a commemorative street sign at Beatty Avenue. Beatty Avenue is one of the city’s many streets named after people or events of World War I. This street in particular was named in honour of Admiral David Beatty who commanded the Royal Navy Battlecruiser fleet at the Battle of Jutland from May 31 to June 1, 1916. Onslow-Western Ward Councillor Andy Foster was stunned by the turnout to the event on a cold winter’s evening. “I was really, really impressed that on a horrendous night we had 35-40 people come out – umbrellas and all.”

He had made a quick plan B arrangement and led everyone into the Helen Lowry Hall. The residents also recognised Jack Cornwell, a crewmember of the HMS Chester – a cruiser in Admiral Beatty’s fleet. Jack Cornwell was fatally wounded during the battle and later posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross, as the youngest ever naval recipient. An enthusiastic Boy Scout before joining up, Lord BadenPowell created the Cornwell Scout Badge for bravery in his honour. There was a Cornwell Street in Wellington named for Jack but it is now a railway line into Centreport, so the residents com-

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Continued from page 1 Transpower CEO Alison Andrew presented the cheque during the assembly outside the hall. “This is a great thing for us to support with our Community Care Fund,” Alison said. School Principal Toby Stokes talked about how the hall had always been a community facility. “It has been here since 1991.” “It’s called Sakura Hall which means blossom in Japanese.” He explained how the hall was jointly funded by the Crofton Downs and Japanese Communities and was then gifted to the school. The cheque, combined with other community grants and allocations received, amounts to 90 per cent of the estimated $455,000 required to return the hall to acceptable strength. Chair of the school Board of Trustees Robyn McInnes said after generous grants this was the first time the school was reaching out to the community


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for help. “It’s a beautiful community space and has always been used by a number of different groups. “It will be great to have it back up and running. The surrounding community is really lacking

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memorated both together. Mr Foster talked about the stories of the Admiral and the boy. He spoke about the Battle of Jutland and the aftermath for both of the men as well as the naming of the two streets. The granddaughter of the Captain of the HMS Chester at Jutland, Captain Lawson, also spoke. The HMS Chester was the ship Jack was on. The rain eased and crowd went back outside to hear Sub Lieutenant Audain read the Ode. They then listened to the trumpeter play The Last Post. “Everyone was really positive and enjoyed the experience and knowing more about two of our streets’ antecedents,” Mr Foster said.


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Justice Ellen France The Honourable Justice Ellen France of Kelburn was appointed a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the judiciary. “When I was at school I got guidance leaflets, and I read one that said if you were interested in English, law was the career for you – so I did a law degree,” Justice France put it simply. Going into the degree, Justice France did not have a great deal of knowledge about what it would involve, which meant she also

did not have a great deal of expectation. “I found I really enjoyed it,” she said. Justice France commenced legal practice in Auckland in 1981 before taking up a role as senior legal advisor in the Department of Justice Law Reform Division. In 1992 she joined the Crown Law Office as Crown Counsel and became a Team Leader and subsequently Deputy Solicitor General (Public Law) in 1998. “My time at the Crown Law


inbrief news Local production The New Players Theatre Company’s production of Joan Littlewood’s musical entertainment “Oh What a Lovely War” is set to open on Thursday, June 16. The show will be held at the Newlands Community Centre and it was said the sound of music had been ringing through the Community Centre for months. Call 4787878 to book an enjoyable night of music and nostalgia.

Office was very satisfying. I have always been interested in how the government works.” Justice France was appointed a High Court Judge in 2002 and a Judge of the Court of Appeal in 2006. “Being a judge is very varied and interesting work.” Justice France will continue in her work as a Judge of the Court of Appeal and said she is always looking for ways to improve.

Mr Aruna Abeygoonesekera Mr Aruna Abeygoonesekera of Khandallah was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to New Zealand-Sri Lanka relations and the Sri Lankan Community in this year’s Queen’s Honours. Mr Abeygoonesekera works for the Ministry of Social Development and has held financial and strategic roles in that sector for almost 20 years. Mr Abeygoonesekera supported the affairs of the Sri Lankan community as a committee member and as President of the New Zealand Sri Lanka Friendship

Society in Wellington. Since his appointment as Honorary Consul for Sri Lanka in 2007, he has established good working relationships with government, and assisted in the promotion of trade and economic relations between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. “Sri Lanka and New Zealand are now the closest they have ever been.” Mr Abeygoonesekera has enhanced the diplomatic connection and was instrumental in the recent gifting of an elephant from the Sri Lankan Government to

Auckland Zoo. “This has been one of the proudest moments in my career. It brought about closeness between the two countries,” he said. On top of this Mr Abeygoonesekera has hosted Ministerial delegations from both countries that have resulted in partnerships being formed in the dairy, tea, and education sectors, and established the Sri Lanka New Zealand Business Council in 2010. “I’m very thankful to the New Zealand Government for recognising what I’ve done,” he said.

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Mr Ian Paterson Mr Ian Paterson of Te Aro was awarded The Queen’s Service Medal for services to philanthropy in this year’s Queen’s Honours. As an award-winning auctioneer Mr Paterson has helped raise on average $200,000 annually for various charities in New Zealand and overseas for the past 20 years, which have ranged from local schools to large charitable organisations. Mr Paterson has also been involved with the Malaghan Institute since his wife Sally’s sudden death in 2009. “When my wife died of an

aggressive form of brain cancer our family business decided to donate a small portion of every fee we earned to their brain cancer research project in her honour and memory so in the future other people may not go through what we experienced.” After joining the Taihape Rotary Club at the age of 23 Mr Paterson then served as a member of the Rotary Club of Port Nicholson for 24 years. A standout moment for him during his time with Rotary was helping with the Goal Setter awards programme for nearly

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Mr Chris Kelly Mr Chris Kelly of Thorndon was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to agriculture in the 2016 Queen’s Honours. As current Chair of Beef and Lamb Genetics, director of Crown Irrigation Investment Company and Chancellor of Massey University, Mr Kelly has been a leader in New Zealand’s agricultural sector. After graduating from university with a veterinary degree, Mr Kelly worked with big animals before he moved into the animal health business.

“I came off a farm. I owned a horse when I was young. I have always been interested in the agricultural industry,” he explained. During his role as CEO of Landcorp Farming from 2001 to 2013 Mr Kelly introduced dairy and deer farming to the company and increased revenue to $230 million. During his time as General Manager Corporate Planning and Global Manager Corporate Development with the New Zealand Dairy Board Mr Kelly was involved with or led a number of key initiatives that helped the de-

velopment of the dairy industry. Mr Kelly has become interested in the education sector and said he has continued to be amazed at what tertiary education can do for people. Despite his extensive career, when he heard he would be mentioned in this year’s Queen’s Honours, Mr Kelly was humbled. “In all honesty I’m just one person. One person on their own can’t make a huge difference – it’s about working together,” he said. Mr Kelly said he would be celebrating the news in Melbourne with his family.

Ms Teresa Tepania-Ashton Ms Teresa Tepania-Ashton of Te Aro was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Maori and business. Ms Tepania-Ashton has contributed her extensive financial and banking experience to the improvement of economic development. She did extensive work with the Maori community as Business Development Leader for Maori at HortResearch, then as director of Ngapuhi’s Fisheries, Social Services and Asset Holding companies. Ms Tepania-Ashton is now

Chief Executive of Maori Women’s Development Inc. “My main goal was to ensure this organisation was sustainable and was doing everything it could to help our people.” She said Maori Women’s Development Inc helps Maori women a nd t hei r wha nau make a difference to their lives through self-employment. Ms Tepania-Ashton said one of the things she has been most proud of in her current role was her amazing staff. “They have all grown in their own right and have become leaders themselves.”

The organisation run adult and youth training programmes and has trained approximately 130 financial literacy facilitators in remote communities. Among Ms Tepania-Ashton’s many impressive roles, are community representative to Unitec’s Maori advisory board, Trustee of Leadership New Zealand and Director of Te Putea Whakatupu. “I have been very fortunate to have such a wonderful career – it shows what hard work can do. “My journey has not ended yet. I still have huge goals I want to achieve,” she said.

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Dr Peter Martin “People were able to get gum and patches which was very helpful. But there needed to be more general tobacco control efforts,” he said. There is currently $7 million invested in Nicotine Replacement Therapy annually as part of New Zealand’s tobacco control programme. Dr Martin established a pioneering stop smoking clinic at Wellington Hospital in 1985 which provided group-based behavioural support. This achieved high quitting results. “It’s a totally preventable disease,” Dr Martin said. He said New Zealand needed to once again “up our game” in the attempt to stamp out smoking altogether. “I’m hoping plain packaging will come in to force next year. I also want all cars to be smokefree – not just cars with children in them.” The now retired physician was blown away when he received the

news about this year’s Queen’s Honours. “I’m humbled to think my contribution to this is being recognised in this way.”



Under fives swim for free It was announced all children under the age of five will now be able to swim for free at their local council pools. On June 1, Deputy Mayor Justin Lester had his plan for free pool entry for under five-year-olds approved by the Wellington City Council. “I’m over the moon my plan to allow under fives to go the pool for free has been passed,” the mayoral candidate said. “This is a sensible policy that helps

out families with young kids to enjoy our pools for free.” He said the initiative would save families a lot of money over the course of a child’s first five years. “Making our pools free for under fives shows Wellington is an inclusive city.” Although he was happy with the result, Mr Lester said there was still a lot more to do. “As Mayor I would push to extend the policy to allow a parent or guard-


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The Capital is set to sing with confirmation in this year’s Annual Plan that $320,000 will fund an ongoing series of uniquely-Wellington, creatively-focused events in the CBD and an exciting arts sector activation programme to be delivered by Toi Poneke Arts Centre. Council will meet on June 29 to finalise the Annual Plan 2016/17 and set the rates and budget for the next financial year, beginning July 1.

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Wellington Mayoral candidate Nick Leggett has made the move to Johnsonville to prove his dedication to the race ahead of this year’s local government elections. “Initially I thought I would stay living in Porirua but I think Wellingtonians need to see me commit to being in Wellington.” The mayor of Porirua and his wife Emily chose to move closer to the city ahead of the arrival of their baby. “Johnsonville is a good central location. It’s close to the CBD and is family friendly.” The candidate wanted to prove his dedication to becoming the next mayor of Wellington and said the city needed a new energy. Mr Leggett, who became the country’s youngest Mayor when he was elected in Porirua in 2010, said his five terms on the council would work to his advantage in Wellington. “I can apply the skills I have learned on the Porirua Council with my open-minded approach and get things done.” The candidate said if elected he would focus on infrastructure in Wellington and address the issue of cycleways. “The council plans to spend $35 million on cycleways over the next three years. I want to make sure the community is comfortable with that, and also that the council can actually deliver.” He said when he first started on

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Mayoral candidate Nick Leggett and his wife Emily have made the shift to Johnsonville. PHOTO: Sharnahea Wilson

the council in Porirua it was a “very unharmonious place” but during the last six years the council could disagree on matters without it turning into bedlam. Mr Leggett said that is what it needed to be like on the Wellington City Council. “It’s about understanding that we can have an all encompassing vision

for Wellington.” Mr Leggett said his bid for the Wellington Mayoralty was not a stepping stone to central government, and party politics needed to be left out of local government. “I resigned from the Labour Party to run here. I have become more politically independent as a result of running in Wellington,” he said.

To leash or not to leash By Bethany Tiddy MASSEY JOURNALISM STUDENT

Aro Valley residents will have to keep their dogs on-leash at a popular exercise spot if proposed changes to the Wellington City Council dog policy are approved. It was proposed the grounds near the intersection of Aro Street and Holloway Road, close to the old Mitchelltown School site, would no longer be an off-leash area. The area surrounding the old Mitchelltown site is regularly used by walkers, runners, mountainbikers and dogs. However, the council believed the site was a “poor” area to walk dogs off-leash because it was close to the road

and the Polhill Reserve entrance. The council suggested Central Park in Brooklyn as a better alternative to exercise dogs. The new dog policy attracted 273 submissions from the public, of which 12 commented on the proposed change in Aro Valley five in support and seven opposing the change. Berhampore resident Susan Belt said in her submission she strongly disagreed with the removal of the Mitchelltown School site as an off-leash area. John Whitty said the suggested alternative of Central Park was too far away for those living in Holloway Road, Norway Street, Northland and its environs, es-

pecially as many did not have vehicles. “You cannot let a dog off the leash in Central Park so it is not a true dog exercise area.” Hataitai resident Catherine Dunn said she supported the proposed removal after she had encountered aggressive dogs. “Every track I run or mountainbike on I have had issues with unleashed dogs. They are a menace and so are the people who own them. I’d like to be able to ride or run freely around the tracks in Wellington.” The council’s environment committee will consider public feedback in June and the council will make a decision in August.

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Question: What did you do over the long weekend?

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I just got out of hospital so I had a very relaxing time at home.

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Parties and homework.

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‘Shocking crime’ Dear Ed, Thank goodness that the four year old girl found the abandoned sick kittens in the Johnsonville Park as the outcome could have been far worse. (Independent Herald 25/5/2016). I really hope that the persons

Isabel Austis – Johnsonville I enjoyed some pizza and spent some time in the sun.

involved in this shocking crime will be caught and prosecuted. This is why people must get their pets desexed to avoid unwanted animals being dumped and abandoned. Megan Barber Johnsonville

Dear Ed, Mary Potter Hospice would like thank the people of Wellington for their fantastic support of our recent street appeal. We raised an amazing $87,190 – the highest we have ever raised during a street appeal. To the wonderful volunteers and community leaders who helped us – thank you. To the people

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Fine dining in the suburbs

Prime Minister John Key enjoys a drink at the newly opened Cashmere Lounge in Khandallah. A fresh new restaurant is in town, and with it comes an innovative menu, extensive wine list and many treats for the tastebuds. Owner of the Cashmere Lounge restaurant in Khandallah, Mark Sheehy, personally renovated the old building by Cashmere Avenue and turned it into a place where people could try exotic flavours right on their doorstep. “It is fine dining in the suburbs – but it still has a nice relaxed atmosphere.” Mark said the chef he has working for him has 20 years of experience including having worked in France, North America, South East Asia and India. The chef has free reign to use exciting flavours from around the world without being bound to one style of food.

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Looking to keep your body in shape over the winter months? Why not head along to BodyStyle Karori. BodyStyle Karori operates a set of Shapemaster Powertone exercise machines which provide comfortable power-assisted exercise without the need for lifting or stretching. Located under the mall, the spacious, luxurious, tranquil environment is perfect for those that perhaps find conventional gyms a little intimidating. For more information head to

For a perfect winter snack pop into Umi Sushi. Located in Karori Mall, Umi 153 Sushi offers a delicious range of combo sushi platters and takeaway hot meals which are sure to suit all tastebuds. They also offer a variety of party platters, perfect for your mid-winter Christmas parties or any celebratory occasion.

Treat your feet and step into winter with Munro’s Shoes this season. The friendly team at Munro’s Shoes wish all their customers happiness over the coming winter months. This shoe shop only offers the highest quality with German-made leather boots available including high-end brands such as Rieker and Ecco. They even offer quality children’s brand Ritcher. For a shoe shop that offers something for everyone look no further than Munro’s Shoes this winter.


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The team at Unichem Karori Mall Pharmacy can help you keep the family healthy this winter. Remember that for you and your family the Flu injection is the best form of protection and it’s not too late to get one. When it comes to treating coughs and colds it’s good to know the Pharmacists are able to provide a range of products found only in pharmacy. It’s not a one size fits all and the Pharmacists will be able to suggest treatments that best suit your symptoms. While there, check out their range of superfood blends to support health and vitality.

The Karori Fruit Shop will cater to all your fresh fruit and vegetable needs over the winter months. Delicious, juicy, seedless mandarins are now in season and it’s also not too late to stock up on feijoas. There are also cut and peeled melons and pineapple for your convenience. The fruit shop sells bunches of flowers including white and pink lilies and gorgeous coloured roses. Pop in during the chilly season to check out what the fruit shop has to offer.


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Rosina’s Cafe Mon - Fri: 7.30am - 4.30pm - Sat: 8.30am - 3.30pm - Ph: (04) 476 7531 8479132AA 50/N

Isaac Barber, the friendly family barber in the Karori Mall is gearing up to give everyone a fantastic new hair style for the winter season. Whatever shape or cut you want, the friendly team at Isaac Barber will accommodate your needs. Treat yourself to a brand new style for the colder months.

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WINTER@ KARORIMALL Gamboni’s Deli is renowned for its great selection of specialty foods and they are certainly rising to the occasion this winter. With a full range of goodies in store, why not treat yourself. Or better yet you could treat your family and friends with a handy gift voucher. Try out some delicious salami or pasta. Or if you’re into something a little sweet have a taste of their chocolate.

At Coin City you can find something for the youngsters as well as something a little different for older members of the family. Coin City stocks a wide variety of goods, including gifts at amazing prices. From arts and crafts, jewellery, toys and books to party gear and dress up items, this one stop shop is the place for you. Get out of the cold and into coin city this winter.

Are you a Rosina’s regular? If so, you will know the abundance of choices when it comes to delicious home-made pies, pastries and bread cases with an inexhaustible range of fillings – including vegetarian. They can certainly hit the spot when you’re feeling hungry. If you are out shopping during the winter months, take a break and enjoy some top-notch coffee along with a delectable home-made pastry.

The service is better than ever at Taylors Dry Cleaning. The team at Taylors deals to stubborn stains on shirts, formal wear and even wedding dresses. This dry cleaning store can even get rid of stains on furnishings and leave your winter blankets and duvets good as new. Take in your garments as soon as possible so Taylors Dry Cleaning will have them spick-and-span in no time.


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AVAILABLE NOW at Munro’s Shoes  Naot  Rieker  Clarks  Ecco  McKinlays  Steplite and many more

Come and see us in-store for a wide range of Children’s and Ladies Shoes. Karori Shopping Mall, 236 Karori Rd | Ph 476 6582

Join us for a Europe river cruise & touring info night! Come along & discover the wonders of Europe with guest speakers from Globus, Cosmos & Avalon Waterways.

Recently upgraded to Paper Plus Select store in the Karori Mall, the popular shop owned and operated by Shailesh and Saroj Patel is now rebranded and totally refreshed. It’s stocked with all your stationary needs, cards for all occasions, magazines, gifts and NZ souvenirs, toys and of course books galore. From bargain books to the latest new releases they have it all. If they do not have the book you’re looking for, we can order it for you. Go in for a chat and some friendly service, and don’t forget to buy your Lotto ticket from them too.

Karori Salvation Army Family Store has had a facelift. They have refitted, refreshed and renewed their look to make it easier for you to find treasures galore. Try their new personal shopper experience, Twenty Minutes with Tanny, where their resident fashion guru will help you rifle through the racks to find clothes that suit you and your style. Look out for other fun ways to spend time with them – “we’re here for you”. They are always on the lookout for donations - call 476 0239 for free pick-ups or pop in for a chat and a smile.

If it is a bargain you are searching for this winter, look no further than Karori Mall’s 123 Dollar Shop. They have thousands of items to suit everyone’s needs. From children’s toys to cards and gifts, this dollar shop has it all. Shield yourself from the rain this winter with umbrellas of all colours and scarves to keep away the chilly wind. Pop in and see their friendly team.

When: Wednesday 22 June, 6.30pm Where: Khandallah Trading Company Cnr of Agra Cres & Ganges Rd RSVP: By Monday 20 June, as seats are limited

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Beef Casserole

Ingredients: For the filling: 1 kg apples 140g golden caster sugar ½ tsp cinnamon 3 tbsp flour For the pastry: 225g butter room temperature 50g golden caster sugar, plus extra 2 eggs 350g plain flour Softly whipped cream to serve

Ingredients: 2 celery sticks thickly sliced 1 onion chopped 2 big carrots halved lengthways then chunkily sliced 5 bay leaves 3 sprigs of thyme 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp plain flour 2 tbsp tomato puree 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 beef stock cube, crumbled 850g stewing beef Method: Heat the oven to 160 degrees. Boil the jug. Put the celery, onion, carrots, bay and 1 thyme sprig in a casserole dish with 1 tbsp oil and the butter. Soften for 10 minutes, then stir in the flour until it doesn’t look dusty anymore, followed by the tomato puree, Worcestershire sauce and beef stock cubes. Gradually stor in 600 ml hot water, then tip in the beef and bring to a gentle simmer. Cover and pit in the oven for 2 hours and 30 minutes then uncover and cook for 30 minutes – 1 hour longer until the meat is tender and the sauce has thickened.

Method: Put a layer of paper towels on a large baking sheet. Quarter, core, peel and slice the apples about 5mm thick and lay evenly on the baking sheet. Put paper towels on top and set aside while you make and chill the pastry. For the pastry, beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl until just mixed. Break in a whole egg and a yolk (keep the white for glazing later). Beat together for just under 1 minute. Work in the flour with a wooden spoon, a third at a time, until it begins to clump up, then finish gathering it together with your hands. Gently work the

dough into a ball, wrap in gladwrap, and chill for 45 minutes. Mix the sugar, the cinnamon and flour for the filling in a bowl that is large enough to take the apples later. After the pastry has chilled, heat the oven to 190C/fan. Lightly beat the egg white with a fork. Cut off a third of the pastry and keep it wrapped while you roll out the rest, and use this to line a pie tin – 20-22cm round and 4cm deep – leaving a slight overhang. Roll the remaining third to a circle about 28cm in diameter. Pat the apples dry with kitchen paper, and tip them into the bowl with the

cinnamon-sugar mix. Give a quick mix with your hands and immediately pile high into the pastry-lined tin. Brush a little water around the pastry rim and lay the pastry lid over the apples pressing the edges together to seal. Trim the edge with a sharp knife and make 5 little slashes on top of the lid for the steam to escape (Can be frozen at this stage). Brush it all with the egg white and sprinkle with caster sugar. Bake for 40-45 minutes, until golden, then remove and let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Sprinkle with more sugar and serve while still warm from the oven with softly whipped cream.

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Karori may find itself isolated from the rest of Wellington for a while after a large-scale emergency like an earthquake. Residents can help the emergency management office identify the areas they are most concerned about, as well as the resources that can help in the community. The Wellington office is building a plan that will go into the local Community Emergency Hubs (Civil Defence

Guest Speaker Phil Sales speaks to a room full of local business owners at Sub Urban CoWorking in the Johnsonville Mall.


Local business owners meet up Local small business owners are benefitting from a monthly business meet up at Sub Urban Co-Working in the Johnsonville Shopping Centre. Owners of small to medium enterprises in the northern suburbs have been going along to sub-urban to share ideas and listen to guest speakers on the first Wednesday of every month. Last Wednesday guest speaker Phil Sales, who is a lecturer in entrepreneurship at Whitireia, spoke to the group about ‘five ways to find a good business idea’. He spoke about techniques and tools to use to make their business

ideas even better. Attendee Cassandra Palmer of Yes Lets – a property management company – said the talks each month were really beneficial. “You miss out on up-skilling and training when you work alone. The meetup gives us the chance to learn new things about running your own business.” She said working from home could be quite lonely for some people so it was nice to have a space to work with others. “It’s quite uplifting. The speakers are great and there’s always something to learn.” She said by going to Sub Urban

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she has been able to meet fantastic people she would not have met otherwise. Sub Urban Co-Working, based in the mall, is a space for people who run their own businesses to hire out a desk and work in an environment with other entrepreneurs. They also provide meeting rooms for people to use a space that is outside of their own home. At the business meeting everyone gets the chance to introduce themselves and their businesses.

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Wednesday June 8, 2016

The Arts and creativity NOT JUST TOYS Not Just Toys, major model and hobby shop specialising in diecast truck models and more. Sign up on the website for regular newsletters and specials.

Not Just Toys, for over 12 years is the region’s leading diecast model stockist. Models from all the leading manufacturers including Corgi, CMC, Biante, Minichamps,

AutoArt to name a few, plus plastic kitsets, hobby supplies and a wide range of hobby paints in stock including Valejo, Model Master, Humbrol and more.

Register on the Not Just Toys website and enjoy regular newsletters providing industry news, gossip and best of all, super data base customer only super specials.

Not Just Toys, 55 Dudley St, Lower Hutt, phone (04) 939 3599. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 9am (closed Mondays throughout winter)

building, with its courtyard and original gateposts complete with horseshoe, hosts a new exhibition every month by some of New Zealand’s most established artists and exciting

emerging young artists. This week the gallery features artists included in the first ever global historical survey of cameraless photography written by Victoria’s University

Professor Geoffrey Batchen. Next week there’s a new exhibition by Mary-Louise Brown- creator of the body to soul staircase in the Botanic Gardens.

Wellington and national artists and has an emphasis on paintings of Wellington.

We host regular exhibitions and in July will feature a new exhibition by Vincent

Duncan. See past and present work from the gallery artists at

new skills. For $40.00 per annum members can attend unlimited untutored groups. Members also receive discounted class and

workshops rates. Members can sell their work at our sales, with low commission charged and 10% discount at Gordon Harris

Art supplies. See www. for more information or call Margaret on 476-6817.

Learning to programme is another valuable skill. Two of the most in demand programming languages are Python and Java. We run classes in each plus a special

Java for Minecraft class. Creating 3D Games is both fun and a creative learning experience. School Holiday, after school and Saturday classes are

available for children. Younger children from age five learn animations, art with PowerPoint and Excel on the Discovery Computer Class at Grand Training.

BARTLEY AND COMPANY ART A refurbished stables in Ghuznee Street, just to the west of the top of Cuba Mall, is home to Alison Bartley and the stable of artists she represents. The distinctive little 55 Dudley St Lower Hutt

Phone 9393599

KIWI ART HOUSE The Kiwi Art House Gallery, located at the top of Cuba St, has a big range of art from

KARORI ARTS AND CRAFTS Karori Arts and Crafts Centre is a charitable trust with a purpose built facility for members to pursue their arts and crafts or develop

GRAND TRAINING ‘Field of Flowers’

by Wellington artist Vincent Duncan

The Kiwi Art House Gallery 288 Cuba St Wellington Ph: (04) 385 3083 Mob: 021 167 4550

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From Scouts to safety heroes By Sharnahea Wilson

The Paparangi Scout Group Keas got a visit from Senior Constable Brett Cronin for their road safety badges.

LETTERS to the editor Money better spent Dear Ed, It was very sad to read Brenda Pilott’s response to my letter about car parking in Johnsonville (Story: 25 May, page 8), and particularly her criticism of the present Johnsonville Public Library. I don’t know if she has ever been in it but I have many times. It is always bright, well lit, clean and tidy with plenty of space. It’s certainly not ‘cramped, dingy and uninviting’ as Brenda has claimed. The present library serves an excellent purpose as a central community facility for the whole area. Given this, should the Wellington City Council really spend $16.5 million of ratepayers’ money on a new, replacement, library as has been proposed. Given the Council’s financial situation and the many worthwhile things the council could spend money on around the city the millions of dollars could be better spent. Regards Peter Graham Johnsonville

The Paparangi Scout Group Keas are now road safety heroes after a visit from a local policeman. While the keas decorated superhero masks, Senior Constable Brett Cronin of the Johnsonville Police Station spoke to them about how to keep safe around roads, in cars and around railway lines. To finish off their road safety badges the group, aged five to eight, did role play exercises to practice how to safely cross roads and help their younger siblings stay safe. Kea Leader Selina Dodd said to achieve the badge they had to learn about the parts of a bike, how to correctly wear a helmet, how to look after their bike as well as take part in the bike skills session. “We finished off the award [by] making road safety super hero masks and discussing what road safety super heroes would do.” She said the group talked about

road safety in general, from how to keep safe around railway lines, to crossing the road and keeping safe on the bus. “The keas came up with many great ideas like helping younger brothers and sisters to keep safe when crossing the road, sitting still while travelling on the bus and giving up their seat to older people, and making sure the seatbelt clicks before parents or caregivers drive away.” Selina said the children loved having “the real life super hero” visit, especially when they went outside and he set off the sirens and flashing lights. “Learning about the important role of fire, police and ambulance services in our community is also a key part of the learning for our youth.”  To find out more, or join the strong team of 18 volunteers visit

60 years of floral art By Sharnahea Wilson

A local floral art club shared great memories during their 60th birthday celebrations last week. The Johnsonville group marked the special occasion with a full day of activities and celebrations. Eight members created designs which reflected the celebration of diamonds, which were left in the Uniting Church over the weekend to be admired by attendees of the Sunday church service. Past and present members of the club then enjoyed a lunch prepared by the ladies from the Uniting Church. “We were fortunate to have our four life members present to cut the beautiful cake,” floral art club member Jill

Merrick said. After the lunch Sheryl Collins, the owner of Black Rose Florist Beach Hut Plimmerton, wowed the audience of floral art members from other Wellington clubs including Greytown, with her interpretation of a Twist of Autumn, Jill said. “The club received many cards and messages from past and present members thanking the committee for organising such a memorable and enjoyable event.” The Johnsonville Club is keen to attract new members so they are encouraging any visitors who would like to attend a meeting to see how the friendly, relaxed group encourage each other’s creativity to go along. The Johnsonville Floral

Floral art club life members Helen Cross, Margaret O’Connor, Daphne Ross and Elise Smith cut their 60th anniversary cake.

Art Club meet on the third Wednesday every month at 7.30 at the Uniting Church in Doctor Taylor Terrace.

 If you want any further information ring Jill Merrick 2348693 or Monika Sorensen 4785649


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Johnsonville School Enrolments for remainder of 2016

Duncan Scott Moana Solia Janet Valentine John Willmer

Enrolment at the school is governed by an enrolment scheme. Applications for out of zone places are now being invited for 2 students wishing to enrol between 25 July and 16 December 2016. The Board has determined that 1 place is available for New Entrants (Year 0) students during this enrolment period.

I hereby declare the following duly elected: Duncan Scott Moana Solia Janet Valentine John Willmer Wayne Jamieson Returning Officer Canterbury Education Services

The deadline for receipt of applications for this place is Thursday 23 June 2016. If a ballot for out of zone places is required it will be held on Friday 24 June 2016.


Board of Trustees Elections 2016


Dana Brown

Cardinal McKeefry School (Wilton) At the close of nominations at noon Friday 20th May 2016, the following nominations were received for the four (4) parent vacancies on the Board of Trustees.


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Tue 28 June

Masterton District Library

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his team. Lindsay was friendly, clear, accurate and The Board of Trustees invites applications from parents who wish to helpful. The job started immediately and finished on enrol their children at Wadestown School for the mid-year intake June to N time to a high standard.” December 51. J.K. 2016. Enrolment at the school is governed by an enrolment Booking Interior Work Now! scheme, details of which are available from the school office or at www. Rowling 7.00pm Students who live in the home zone are entitled Contact Lindsay at E: chose Monday 30th NovemberP: 478 8734 | M: 027 483 2872 to enrol the at the school.





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Moohan Streets, Wainuiomata Applications from out of zone students will be and processed in the girls following order of priority: wouldn’t • Priority will be given to applicants who are siblings of current children beatteased the school. beingwill then be given to applicants who are siblings of former •for Priority In Johnsonville the garage of a children of the school. nerdy! house in Earp Street was entered • Priority will then be given to applicants who are children of Board during the day and a quantity of employees. tradesman’s power tools were • Priority will then be given to other applicants. Situation Vacant


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If the number of out of zone applications exceeds the number of places available, selection will be by ballot. If a ballot for out of zone places is required, it will be held on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 under external supervision. Parents will be informed as to the outcome of the ballot immediately following the ballot being held.

in Spenmoor Street was entered by forcing up the door mid way. Items inside the garage were moved around but so far nothing stolen. The occupier of a house is known to be missing. A silver in Woodland Road left the house Mazda Atenza station wagon locked and secured. OnA solid return parked in Christopher Way was the bathroom window was found accessed via a smashed right wide open. Nothing appears to rear window. A large travel pack have been taken. In Kitchener and a box of tools were taken. In Terrace a black Toyota Camry Newlands Road a silver Toyota parked outside the house had its Hilux station wagon parked in driver side window smashed and a a driveway was stolen. In Black GPS unit was stolen. In Bannister Rock Road the occupier returned Avenue a green Toyota station home to find the front door wide wagon had its battery stolen. An open. No sign of force visible. A unsuccessful attempt was also messy search had been conducted Kaponga. made to remove the stereo system. inside the house. A list of stolen In Newlands a grey Nissan items is in preparation. Terrano station wagon parked in In Khandallah a burglary took Helston Road was stolen.Applications A silver are place at aathouse on Burma Road, available our recruitment offiwas ce or at the security based in the trailer attached to the vehicle near the gate railway station. A jewNgauranga George in Wellington. also taken. The garage of aContact houseBarryellery box with a quantity of 472 7987 or 021 276 6654.

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jewellery items, two wallets and a Blackberry cell phone were among the items stolen. A blue Honda Orthia parked during the day in Clutha Avenue was stolen. A white Toyota Estima light van parked In Clutha Avenue was broken into and a GPS unit and a coat were stolen. In Churton Park a house under construction in Melksham Drive was entered and bathroom and kitchen fixtures were stolen. In Crofton Downs a black Mitsubishi sports car parked in Spencer Street was entered via a smashed front passenger window. A backpack, swimming bag, headphones, USB stick and various hand tools were stolen. In Ngaio a silver trailer News parked View the Wainuiomata on the road overnight in online Terrace was stolen.

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Wednesday June 8, 2016


Mixed bag for Johnsonville rugby The Johnsonville Rugby Club's Under-85s team kept up their fine run of form when they downed Poneke 40-7 at Kilbirnie Park on Saturday. In doing so they took the early lead in the Paul Potiki Under-85kg Division 1 competition, following on from a hard-fought win over Avalon the previous week. Johnsonville's Cripples team also continued a good run of form when they proved too strong for MSP in the Reserve Grade, winning 42-19 at Newlands Park. The club's colts team were brought back to earth when they stepped up to division 1 on Saturday and were beaten 50-12 by OBU who had won the first round division 1 title. The Johnsonville boys had gone through the first round, in division 2, unbeaten and gained promotion but after trailing 5-19 at


Hurricanes player Chris Eves

halftime, they had little answer to a slick OBU outfit. The Johnsonville premier side suffered a 64-5 defeat at the hands of Swindale Shield winners Old Boys-University at Helston Park. They had the territorial advantage for the first 25 minutes and had strong periods on attack but lacked the finishing touch on a number of occasions and OBU were able to go the length of the field to score. Johnsonville's Hurricane Chris Eves was a welcome addition to the side to add some starch up front and he steamrolled his way over for the team's sole try. It is now on to the Hardham Cup for Johnsonville who will be hoping for some improvement on their Swindale Shield efforts.

Wellington to welcome the Lions The city is thrilled to be hosting two back-to-back British and Irish Lions rugby matches and a legion of fans during the New Zealand Lions Series 2017, Mayor Celia Wade-Brown said. Ms Wade-Brown was presented with special Match Day Taiaha Trophy, which is one of seven custom-made taiaha players will be vying for, at the New Zealand Rugby Football

Union ‘one year to go’ ceremony on June 3. “It was an honour to be presented with the new taiahainspired series trophy today. The Lions visit will be a colossal week for rugby in the Capital,” she said. Wellington will get a major share of next year’s series with the Lions set to play the Hurricanes on Tuesday, June 27 at

Westpac Stadium followed by the All Blacks -Lions Test match on Saturday, July 1. “Thousands of Lions fans from around the world are expected to stay in Wellington over the week the two games are played in the city,” Ms Wade-Brown said. “With so much to do and see in our cool capital, these fans will provide a massive boost to our economy and become new

Capital Ambassadors.” Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency chief executive, Chris Whelan, said the economic benefits from the series for the Wellington region would be significant, and multifaceted. “The estimated $25 million in direct spending over the week the Lions are in town is just one dimension of the

economic opportunity the series will provide for Wellington. “We’re working closely with business and government agencies to leverage trade and hosting opportunities to maximise the benefit to Wellington from such a major international sporting event.” He said the All Blacks would be ready to meet the Lions’ challenge next June and so would

North Wellington keep Cup hopes alive

Waterside Karori are in dynamic form this season.

North Wellington’s Premier football team have kept their Chatham Cup dream alive with a 1-0 second round win against Kapiti Coast United in perfect conditions at Raumati on Monday. North Wellington went into the Queen’s Birthday clash on the back of a 6-0 league drubbing at the hands of Wellington Olympic on Saturday but managed to get their game right for the Cup match against an inform Kapiti team who had won their previous Cup match 3-1 against Wainuiomata. In the first round of the Cup North Wellington downed Seatoun 7-0 but they found the Kapiti Coasters a much tougher opposition and were

fully tested right to the end. The third round Chatham Cup draw will take place this week and North Wellington is likely to meet a Central League team. In this week’s Premier League matches North Wellington will face Miramar Rangers away while neighbours and league leaders Waterside Karori have a home fixture against Kapiti. Waterside Ka ror i a re in dynamic form and crushed Victoria University 5-0 on Saturday in their relentless march towards the Premier title. Wharfies are now on 24 points, seven clear of Western Suburbs with North Wellington a point back in third place at the midway point of the season.

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