WELLINGTON SOUTHERN & EASTERN SUBURBS
Thursday, 27 July, 2017
YOUR LOCAL NEWS
Different type of courage
By Emma McAuliffe
A new exhibition at Mt Cook’s The Great War Exhibition explores the courage of those who refused to go to war. Dissent, a temporary exhibit about opposition to World War One in New Zealand, opened on Friday in the Dominion Museum Building. Continued on page 2. Artist Bob Kerr with his piece Field Punishment No. 1, part of the exhibition. PHOTO: Emma McAuliffe
Inspection Services Bruce Lewis
• Complete Workshop Service • A-Grade Motorcycle Engineer • WOF Inspections • Dyno Tuning
30 Martin Square, Te Aro
Ph: 04 801 7400
“Local Agent, Local Knowledge” Ask Katie about this month’s special offer! Call Katie to sell your home MOB: 027 248 2061 PH: 04 894 3717 EMAIL: katie.underwood @raywhite.com Licensed under the REAA 2008
• Eye examinations • Wide range of fashion frames • Contact lenses • Saturday morning appointments • Diabetic retinal screening • WINZ preferred supplier • Supergold discounts • Customer car parking available
LYCHGATE CENTRE 100 Riddiford St, Newtown
PH: (04) 939 0304 • www.cvo.co.nz
on examinations and all spectacles
• Off Street Parking • Open 7 days • Mink Blankets • Ironing, pressing • Duvets • Bedding • Sports Gear • Dry Cleaning • Big washers and dryers
www.kpclaundry.co.nz • OPEN 7 DAYS firstname.lastname@example.org • 0800 536 536 4 Wilson Street, Newtown, Ph 04 389 8156
Thursday July 27, 2017
How to reach us
Phone: (04) 587 1660 Address: 23 Broderick Rd, Johnsonville P.O. Box 38-776, WMC 5045. Fax: (04) 587 1661
Emma McAuliffe email@example.com P: 587 1660 SALES
Emma Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org P: 587 1660 SALES
Louisa Pescini email@example.com P: 587 1660 NATIONAL SALES
Sam Barnes firstname.lastname@example.org P: 587 1660
Distribution by: Genx Distribution email@example.com (04) 970 0439
22,700 copies weekly
Cook Strait News
The largest circulating newspaper in Wellington Southern and Eastern suburbs. YOUR LOCAL NEWSPAPER
A different type of courage recognised at exhibition Continued from page 1. The exhibition follows the small minority of dissenters and the growing disillusionment of those at war and home as World War One continued. Conscription was introduced in New Zealand in 1916. Waikato iwi leaders refused to support the war, and several MPs of the newly-formed Labour Party spoke out. Over 32,000 men indicated they were not willing to serve in the military and nearly 300 were imprisoned. Of these, 14 men were forcibly dispatched to the war, with four subjected to the notorious Field Punishment No. 1. Exhibition manager Ian Wards said the museum wanted to showcase all sides of the war, including dissent. “It’s an important topic to cover as we want to cover different aspects of the war,” he said. “Those who dissented were small in number and included
Fledgling food businesses have the chance to win free mentoring from experts including a top local chef with the new Good Food Boost programme. Wellington City Council and The Sustainable Business Network are pleased to bring the Good Food Boost programme to Wellington, enhancing the profile of the city as the sustainable culinary capital and contributing to its economy and reputation as a foodie destination. The Good Food Boost would provide a mentoring system that gives supporting and fast tracking the growth of good
Dr. Matthew Cho BDS (Otago) Dr. Rafid Salih BDS (NZREX, Otago) Dr. Nimisha Parbhu BDS (NZREX, Otago) Dr. Varsha Jeyaprakash BDS (NZREX, Otago)
Newtown Dental Surgery has been Hygienists providing dental care for families at Nur Niaami BOH (Otago) the Lychgate Centre for over 25 years. • • • • • •
Cosmetic dentistry • Fillings Crowns • Root canals • Extractions Bridges • Implants • Veneers Dentures • Preventative care Dental Hygienist • ACC • WINZ Free Dental care for teens 13 – 17 years old*
New patients welcome To find out more about us and our services go to
www.newtowndentalsurgery.co.nz * Terms & conditions apply
We now have a hygienist on Saturdays
Emergen cy appointm ents available on the day*
people like Archibald Baxter who was quite significant. “We certainly don’t want to portray the war as glorious. “One of the things to come out of this exhibition is the dissenters were heroes in their own way.” The result is Dissent, a tenminute audio-visual show pro-
duced by Story Inc., and funded by the Lottery Grants Board. The exhibition includes a replica of the Peace Action Wellington sculpture that was placed on Wellington’s waterfront on Anzac Day 2016. Story Inc.’s James McLean said the idea was to make it “emotionally compelling”.
“We had the idea of using verbatim quotes. “We divided it to represent Maori objectors, conscientious objectors, conscription, the soldiers becoming disillusioned with the war and the attitudes changing back home.” Dissent will run until October 2017.
Bringing Good Food to Wellington
Value • Care • Service
Bob Kerr with Ian Wards and James McLean. PHOTO: Emma McAuliffe
food businesses, whilst improving food systems for now and into the future. “Wellington City Council is delighted to be able to support the Good Food Boost in coming to the capital,” Mayor of Wellington Justin Lester said. “The programme offers Wellington’s innovative food enterprises the opportunity to develop all aspects of their business.” Four businesses would be chosen to be part of an eightweek programme to receive support and guidance from leading mentors to give their businesses a boost. Winners would receive four
mentoring sessions from experts in food and business including Shepherd Elliott, the co-owner of Ti Kouka café, co-founder of Leeds Street Bakery, and founder of Shepherd restaurant, which serves fresh, local, organic food. The other mentors are Kathryn Robinson from The Assignment Group, Teva Stewart from CommonSense Organics and Richard Shirtcliffe from Coffee Supreme. Winners would also receive a strategy session with the FoodBowl or NZ Food Innovation Network’s FOODPILOT project, and a one-on-one business development session with
the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency. An experienced line-up of judges including Sarah Meikle from Wellington Culinary Events Trust, Jo Madden from NZ Food Innovation Network, Sarah Adams from Wellington City Council Urban Agriculture and Matt Morrison from All Good Organics and Karma Cola will assess the applicants on a range of criteria covering everything from taste to traceability. Wellington sustainable food businesses are invited to submit their applications until Wednesday, August 30.
Annette King MP for Rongotai
Mobile Office Clinics - 9.30am −11.00am July 2017
Member of NZ Dental Association
Ph 389 3808 LYCHGATE CENTRE Level 1, 100 Riddiford St, Newtown Monday – Saturday 8.00am – 6.30pm *Hours for each day varies.
Monday 31st Cnr Park Road/Miramar Avenue Miramar
Friday 28th Onepu Road Kilbirnie
August 2017 Monday 7th Tirangi Road (near shops) Lyall Bay 14th Waitoa Road (near shops) Hataitai 21st Onepu Road Kilbirnie 28th Lyall Bay Parade Lyall Bay
Friday 4th Dundas Street Seatoun 11th The Parade (near shops) Island Bay 18th Park Road (near shops) Miramar 25th The Parade (near shops) Island Bay
Ph: 389 0989 - E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 172 Riddiford Street, Newtown
authorised by Annette King, Parliament Buildings Wellington
Thursday July 27, 2017
On board with re-usable bags Punters at Wellington’s waterfront markets were offered free reusable shopping bags as an alternative to plastic bags at the weekend, following a collaboration between the market and Wellington City Council. The council initiative was supported by the market and Boomerang Bags, as well as local schoolchildren. “Every year, New Zealand uses 1.6 billion plastic bags, and roughly 9000 tonnes of plastic waste goes into Wellington’s landfill,” Wellington City Councillor Iona Pannett
said. “This is one of the ways in which the council is helping to reduce the number of bags going to landfill.” Council’s new plastic bag free ambassadors, 10-year-olds Zack Buyck and Levi Roesch from Island Bay School, were at the stall handing out reusable bags. “There is a big problem with shops over-using plastic bags,” Levi said. “There are really cool animals dying because of them.” “We observed 110 people
came out of Island Bay New World carrying approximately 206 plastic bags in total,” Zack added. “All this in half an hour- that is 3030 people a day with an estimate of 6180 plastic bags. “That is a lot of plastic bags. Imagine all that every day – it would total 43,260 plastic bags in a week.” These efforts are a part of a wider nationwide effort to lobby Central Government on the issue of the plastic bag levy. Market organiser Fraser Ebbett said it could be a chal-
lenge trying to get vendors to go plastic free overnight, and that “collaborating with the council and community to provide the option of reusable bags is a step in the right direction”. Ms Pannett said she hoped the model would result in more markets around the city working with the council to become plastic bag free. The bags for distribution were donated by Boomerang Bags and staff from Wellington City Council who sewed bags for the event as part of their plastic-free July campaign.
50 years for congregation By Emma McAuliffe
A congregation focussing on the Niuean community of Wellington would be celebrating their 50th anniversary on
August 19 and 20. Now based at St Giles’ Church in Kilbirnie, the parish had moved across town throughout its existence after beginning in 1967, Reverend
Falkland Liuvaie said. “We moved to St James in Newtown in 1977 and then moved here in 2013,” Falkland explained. “We still haven’t found our
R e v e r e n d Fa l kland Liuvaie in the church the congregation currently calls home. PHOTO: Emma McAuliffe
permanent place. We hope this is it.” Falkland said planning for the congregation’s jubilee was already well underway. “The jubilee book is already ready for printing,” he said. “We are now concentrating on the meal. It is very important to give everyone a good feast.” He said he would like to see people from all over his community attend the celebration – even if they were not regular church goers. “We’re inviting our people who used to be involved. “Jubilee church is a day for all Niuean people to come together. If you’re Niuean, or part Niuean just come along. “The Niuean people are all a big community. That’s the nature of our church; we cater for those near and far. “We always wanted to be a hub for our people - now we are opposite the Toitu Poneke Hub and we can be.” For more information on the Jubilee and how you can get involved contact Jo Vilipaama-Mokalei at jo-kev@ paradise.net.nz
Reflective fashion design competition On Saturday August 12 the urban landscape of the Wellington Underground Market will be transformed into a high fashion runway for the second annual Project Glow Wear reflective fashion design competition. The competition challenges designers to create reflective clothing and accessories that marry high fashion with high visual impact. All entries must include retro-reflective elements that highlight the wearer as they go about their early morning or evening journeys. For tickets and more information go to www.projectglowwear.com.
Community centre storytime Raukawa Community Centre will be hosting story times every Wednesday between August 2 and September 27. The story times will be interactive and most suited to children between two and four years old. Story time will take place between 10.30am and 11am followed by complimetary tea and coffee at the Raukawa Community Centre, 63 Raukawa Street, Strathmore Park.
GET YOUR FAMILY FIT THIS WINTER! Get fit, have fun together. Come to a FREE class near you! • Island Bay • Kilbirnie • Brooklyn
We specialise in Karate, 30 minute ﬁtness classes, health programmes and self defence LIKE ‘Rembuden Karate’ on and be in to win FREE classes!
Call 3839371 or 0272976049 familyﬁtkarate.co.nz
NOW SHOWING 47 METERS DOWN (M) - THU: 4:00PM, 8:30PM • FRI: 1:40PM, 8:30PM • SAT: 1:30PM, 8:30PM • SUN: 12:20PM, 7:00PM • MON: 2:45PM, 7:30PM • TUE: 4:00PM, 8:30PM • WED: 4:00PM, 8:30PM
95 Upland Road, Kelburn, 04 475 8068 4A Crofton Road, Ngaio, 04 479 6401 www.cameronharrison.co.nz
EATERY 7 DAY BRUNCH MENU
General Dentistry for the whole family
Our Experienced, qualiﬁed team will take care of you. • Hygiene Services • FREE Adolescent Care (YR 9-17 years old) • Cosmetic Dentistry
Recognised as making the best bacon in New Zealand at the 2017 NZ Bacon and Ham Competition
OPEN Mon, Wed, Fri 8am to 5pm Tues, Thurs 8am to 6pm Sat by appointment 9am to 1pm 62 Rongotai Road, Kilbirnie, Wellington
04 387 9392
WEEKDAYS 9AM-3PM WEEKENDS 8AM - 3PM
DINNER MENU FROM 5PM DAILY
TAKEAWAY COFFEE MON-FRI FROM 7AM SAT-SUN FROM 8AM
CHEAP AS CHIPS TUESDAYS ALL TICKETS $10 Sign up to our e-Newsletter through our website for specials and our Neighbour programme
www.empirecinema.nz 214 The Parade, Island Bay Ph 939 7557
THE BIG SICK (M) - FRI: 3:30PM • SAT: 6:10PM • SUN: 3:00PM ATOMIC BLONDE (TBC) - FRI: 8:10PM • SAT: 8:10PM • SUN: 7:30PM DUNKIRK (M) - THU: 12:15PM, 2:20PM, 6:15PM, 8:20PM • FRI: 12:15PM, 2:20PM, 6:15PM, 8:20PM • SAT: 12:15PM, 4:10PM, 6:15PM, 8:20PM • SUN: 11:45AM, 3:35PM, 5:40PM, 7:40PM • MON: 11:30AM, 1:30PM, 5:15PM, 7:20PM • TUE: 12:15PM, 2:20PM. 6:15PM, 8:20PM • WED: 12:15PM, 2:20PM. 6:15PM, 8:20PM BABY DRIVER (R13) - THU: 1:10PM, 6:00PM, 8:10PM • FRI: 10:45AM, 3:45PM, 6:00PM • SAT: 3:45PM, 6:00PM • SUN: 12:50PM, 5:15PM • MON: 11:45AM, 2:00PM, 7:10PM • TUE: 1:10PM, 6:00PM, 8:10PM • WED: 1:10PM, 3:20PM, 8:10PM WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (M) - THU: 10:45AM, 1:20PM, 5:50PM • FRI: 11:00AM, 5:50PM • SAT: 3:00PM • SUN: 2:15PM • MON: 12:00PM, 4:45PM • TUE: 10:45AM, 1:20PM, 5:50PM • WED: 10:30AM, 1:20PM, 5:50PM SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (M) - THU: 3:20PM • FRI: 1:00PM •
SAT: 1:00PM • SUN: 10:15AM • MON: 4:30PM • TUE: 3:20PM • WED: 5:30PM
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: LONG HAUL (PG) - THU: 10:30AM • FRI: 10:30AM • SAT: 11:15AM • SUN: 10:30AM • TUE: 10:30AM • WED: 10:30AM DESPICABLE ME 3 (PG) - THU: 4:25PM • FRI: 4:25PM • SAT: 10:30AM, 2:20PM • SUN: 10:00AM, 1:50PM • MON: 3:30PM • TUE: 4:25PM • WED: 4:25PM CARS 3 (G) - THU: 11:00AM • SAT: 10:45AM • TUE: 11:00AM • WED: 11:00AM
Thursday July 27, 2017
Selling your House? Let me help you sell it privately and save up to $18,000 on the sale of an average priced house.
Building an ambulance together By Emma McAuliffe
Wellington Free Ambulance is building an ambulance – and they need your help. The charity began their campaign to build an ambulance “for the people, by the people” last Thursday night at People’s
Silvio’s Private House Sale Consultancy 027 288 4544
Coffee in Newtown. As part of the event attendees had the chance to watch a coffee making competition between Acting Mayor of Wellington, Paul Eagle and paramedics. They also had the chance to build a replica of the new People’s Ambulance made out
of banana boxes painted by Menzshed Kapiti. Executive manager fundraising and communications, Diane Livingston, said the event gave people the chance to celebrate the history of Wellington Free Ambulance and find out more about the
Event Medic Natasha Lewis won the coffee making competition. PHOTO: Supplied.
www.silvio-famularo.com Inquiries welcome
HOT JULY DEALS… Specials valid 1st-31st July 2017
Jack Daniels 1L
Male role models wanted for boys
Jameson 1L or Jameson Caskmates 700ml
Jim Beam 1.125L or Jim Beam Devil Cut 1L
campaign to buy a People’s Ambulance. This would be the first time in its 90 year history the ambulance service had fundraised with communities to purchase an ambulance. “We’re going to build an ambulance for the people by the people,” Diane said. “In 1927 the Mayor at the time was driving along Lambton Quay when he stopped to help someone. From that day on he decided ambulances in Wellington would be free. And they still are today,” she said. Wellington has the only free ambulances in the country. “We are celebrating our one of a kindness,” Diane said. Diane said the People’s Ambulance would have a special logo and would feature the names of the suburbs benefitted by Wellington Free Ambulance. She said the charity needed to raise around $200,000 to make the ambulance. For more information on The People’s Ambulance and how to get involved head to www.90years.wfa.org.nz/
CAMBRIDGE TERRACE OPEN 7 DAYS Ph: 385 1743 - 63 Cambridge Terrace Mon–Tue: 12pm–10pm - Wed–Thu: 11am–10pm Fri–Sat: 11am–9pm - Sunday: 12pm–9pm
Visit us at www.wsn.co.nz
A national organisation finding mentors for fatherless boys says after 20 years in the business, they are still looking for men with a kind heart rather than a saintly disposition. The message is vital for the increasingly busy Big Buddy, a charity based in Wellington, Auckland and Hamilton. The Wellington base was currently fielding increasing interest from mothers and grandmothers raising boys without a father figure and their list of available mentors was dwindling. A rea coord i nator Dave Burcher said men who could
spare a couple of hours a week to share with a “Little Buddy” should know they did not have to be perfect to pick up the phone. Laura Virgo’s nine-year-old son Jonathan was matched with his Big Buddy Kevin Stevens three years ago. She said it was important men with something positive to offer did not fear the chance to share it. “Just having a bloke in a boy’s life is good enough,” she said. “It’s a different dynamic and as much as I can provide emotionally and financially, enabling my son to become
a decent human being, there are just some perspectives, as a female, that I can’t give him. “It’s difficult to put in words but men approach things differently and that’s okay. “I’m lucky that Jonathan is a great kid anyway but it warms my heart to see how he is identifying how to be a young man because that cornerstone of his life, an adult male role model , is present on a regular basis.” Big Buddy CEO Richard Aston said once someone put themselves forward, they had a “world-class” vetting process and matching system to make sure they were dealing with
HOME SECURITY FINGERTIPS
safe, sound men. “We start with a year’s commitment – that’s a minimum – but so often this becomes a lifelong relationship,” Richard said. “It is that time spent, that willingness to be alongside boy as he becomes a man that is probably the greatest gift that our organisation channels through to these boys.” Once someone is ready to become a Big Buddy, they will meet the seven to 14-year-old boy that coordinators have worked to match them with. For more information head to www.bigbuddy.org.nz/
What do you look for in your smile?
Your journey begins with a visit and chat with us to ﬁnd out what your winning smile means to you Services we provide: • Free Consultation • Repairs/relines • Full set dentures • Implant over-dentures • Acrylic & chrome partial dentures • Snore guards • Specialist referral • Anti-bruxism night guards
Monitor your property directly and remotely! view on phone, tablet, laptop real-time monitoring convenient
Registered Clinical Dental Technician
Email: email@example.com 40 Kilbirnie Crescent, Kilbirnie
63 Hutt Road, Petone Ph: 04 568 6695 | Mob: 021 577 091
WWW.DCM.ORG.NZ (04) 384 7699
PH 04 387 9000
Thursday July 27, 2017
Share your stories about flatting
Drone film festival Entries are open for the Drone Film Festival Australia and New Zealand (DFFANZ). Drones are a new vision of cinematography and a way of capturing the world from above. 2017 will see Drone Film Festival Australia and New Zealand screen across Australian and New Zealand from September to November. The best drone film from Australia and New Zealand will receive the opportunity to shoot their next drone film in Thailand. Submissions should be sent to FilmFreeWay by August 18 www.filmfreeway.com/ festival/dffanz.
We’re OPEN throughout the Terawhiti sports field reconstruction
Kate Olsen is looking to write about people’s experiences with flatting. PHOTO: Emma McAuliffe By Emma McAuliffe
A Newtown woman is collecting stories about flatting in Wellington and beyond. Kate Olsen said she was inspired to start writing about flatting, when she thought about her own experiences with communal housing. She said she believed it was something not studied in New Zealand previously. “I used to live in a six person flat on Ghuznee Street - my flatmate Nicky had been there for six years
and in that time she had 58 different flatmates,” Kate explained. “That flat was a pivotal flat in my life. It’s always been at the back of my mind to do something with it.” Kate said she wanted to talk to people of all ages about their flatting experiences – from flats themselves to flat cooking and even flat interviews. “I’d like to see it made into a book with different chapters and sections, maybe on things like flatmates, flat dinners, flat interviews. “I’d put in a few of my own as
well,” she said. Kate said she met her husband in the Ghuznee Street flat. “We noticed when we were flatting that it was the people who had just moved out of home for the first time could usually be the most feral. “I always used to buy food then forget it was mine- so I had to label my food so I would remember it was mine,” she said. Do you have a story about your flatting experiences to tell Kate? Get in touch with her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep you bike performing at its best
Book your winter service today! MUD CYCLES 424 Karori Road, Karori
(Drive on access from Makara Rd)
Ph 04 476 4961 email@example.com
Thursday July 27, 2017
Gaining skills in the kitchen By Emma McAuliffe
Rex Hang and Tess Kiernan after Tess graduated. PHOTO: Emma McAuliffe
A partnership between Hell Pizza and Society for Intellectually Handicapped Children (IHC) has resulted in a young person gaining paid training in the kitchen at Hell Pizza Hataitai. Tess Kiernan has just finished her ‘Active in Hell’ stint at the parlour, which saw her measuring and rolling dough and spraying the pizza pans. She said she really enjoyed the six week experience. “It was really fun. My favourite part was just learning a lot
of new things, such as how to roll and weigh the dough, and the importance of being on time and keeping my uniform clean. “Hopefully this will help me get a permanent job. Working with older people is something I’d really like to do.” Hell Hataitai franchisee Rex Hang said training Tess was his first experience with the Active in HELL programme. “It was really positive - I enjoyed working with Tess. She was always on time and did what she needed to do,” he said.
“Being able to offer people an opportunity they wouldn’t normally have is also a really nice feeling. “Staff are already asking when we will get someone else in.” The ‘Active in Hell’ programme is a scheme to support youth and young adults with intellectual disabilities and enhance their job prospects. It was launched in 2013 as a joint initiative between Hell and IHC’s IDEA Services. Tess was one of 87 youths paid to train in a Hell kitchen since the programme began.
Memorial to recognise bonds of war The bond formed between Belgium and New Zealand during World War One was recognised on Friday with two special ceremonies at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Mt Cook. Outgoing Belgian Ambassador Jean-Luc Bodson broke the ground for a new Belgian Memorial to be built in the park and unveiled in October this year, and unveiled a model of the memorial to be on display until October at The Great War Exhibition. Mr Bodson said he was pleased to acknowledge the close ties between Belgium and New Zealand. “The battlefields of World War One created lasting bonds between Belgium and New Zealand and commemorations like these help reinforce this friendship,” he said. “The Belgian people will forever be grateful for the inconceivable sacrifices that were made by the New Zea-
Looking in all the wrong places for your next
y Oppor tunit g... is knockin
landers, here and on the battle front. “Let me assure you that these sacrifices are not and will not be forgotten. “This travelling exhibition gives an insight into the landscape, the history and the ceremonies in Belgium and shows how the Great War is remembered in Belgium today.” Ministry of Culture and Heritage manager heritage projects Brodie Stubbs said New Zealand had strong and warm relations with a number of communities in Belgium. “World War One brought New Zealand and Belgian soldiers and communities together for a common cause,” Brodie said. “This memorial recognises the shared losses. Its presence at Pukeahu is a symbol of that loss but also the ongoing relationship with Belgium.” The Belgian memorial would be one of six in Pukeahu.
What the model is set to look like. PHOTO: Supplied.
The Australian and Turkish memorials have already been installed, the United Kingdom memorial was unveiled on Monday and memorials for France, Canada and the United States are also to be created. The Belgian memorial was designed by well-known Belgian
• Over 130 exhibitors • Diverse businesses • Competitions and prizes • Business breakfast
• Exhibitor After 5 networking event • Networking opportunities • Thousands of visitors • Seminars throughout the day
Don’t wait. Book now! Stands are available at early bird price of $990 until 31 July ONLY. (Usually $1,450.00) All our early birds go in the draw to win the cost of their stand back Book your spot NOW at
New Zealand’s No.1 Kitchen re-face company THE AFFORDABLE ALTERNATIVE TO A NEW KITCHEN.
We can transform the look of your kitchen or bathroom by fitting made to measure replacement doors, drawer fronts, panels & bench tops.
NEW KITCHENS DESIGNED & INSTALLED All our joinery is made to measure for your kitchen
We offer a huge range of benchtops, sinks, taps, handles, appliances, tiling & storage solutions.
Call: 0800 920 271
282 HIGH STREET, LOWER HUTT (OPPOSITE COUNTDOWN) Serving: Greater Wellington
The long-term goal of the artists is to install several similar sculptures around the world to remember the shared experiences of war, and as a symbol of the connection between allied and enemy forces. A similar sculpture is already installed in East Flanders.
Exit pursued by a performance
DREAM DOORS AMAZING KITCHEN FACELIFTS SAVE s $1000
artists Niko Van Stichel and Lut Vandebos. The design combines the symbolism of the laurel wreath, traditionally used as a symbol of victory, and the memorial wreath, traditionally used to pay tribute to those who have died in battle.
(Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt & Porirua)
Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand will be presenting its annual National Shakespeare Schools Production for 2017 in Strathmore Park in the first week of October. The production is a week-long theatre intensive work shop especially devised for Shakespearean devotees enabling students from all 24 regions to learn more about the bard and his works; familiarise themselves with the ins and outs of the theatre; hone their theatre and film and gain lifelong lessons. Among these skills are public speaking, teamwork, self-confidence, time-management and independence. This will be the 22nd National Shakespeare Schools Production, which was established in 1996, five years after the organisation itself. Each year 48 students attend, most of which were selected from the Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival, held earlier in the year. From this group of 24 will be picked to travel to Shakespeare’s Globe in London, an opportunity that has been
available through the organisation since Sam Wanamaker reconstructed the theatre near its original 17th Century site on the River Thames in 1997. National Shakespeare School’s Production will be held at Scots College in Strathmore Park and the performances would take place in early October. Performances are open to the public on both Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8. Audiences could expect to see both the classics and plays performed less often as all three directors have chosen different plays to stage. Peter Hambleton would be directing The Comedy of Errors, Robin Payne, The Winter’s Tale, and Eleanor Bishop, The Taming of the Shrew. Student Flynn Mehlhopt said he was excited for the opportunity. “I am so excited about the opportunity and can’t wait to get down there and work. “I had a blast performing in Wellington and met so many awesome people. It has been an absolute highlight [of] my last year at school.”
Thursday July 27, 2017
It’s a dog life for an actor By Emma McAuliffe
A Newtown actor will be putting his paws to work next week as he takes to the stage as a dog. Greg Robins will be one of five actors playing dual roles in Gary Henderson’s Peninsula to be staged by Wellington Repertory Theatre. The play is set in Duvauchelle Bay, Banks Peninsula, in the summer of 1964, and captures the magic of a rural New Zealand childhood of the time. It transcends its specific time and location and examines themes, still topical today, of bullying, domestic violence, infidelity, small-town attitudes, gossip and prejudice. Greg said he was looking forward to playing the both the dog and the teacher, a man new to town. The characterisation of the dog, however, proved to be more challenging. “It’s pretty odd playing a dog,” he said. “I’ve had to look up videos of dogs on YouTube and I’ve looked at my friend’s dog. “It’s not the easiest thing to do; you just have to think about what a dog is doing and thinking. “When you’re an actor playing a human you have to react to what the other people are doing on stage, but when you’re a dog you can just do your own thing. It’s quite liberating.” Greg said this was his first play
Slip in Vogeltown A large slip closed Balfour Street in Vogeltown to traffic on Tuesday morning. The slip closed both lanes of Balfour Street. Through traffic was disrupted – including buses on the number 21 route. Contractors started work to remove the slip material as soon as possible on Tuesday, reopening the road.
Greg Robins (standing) will be playing a dog in Wellington Repertory Theatre’s production of Peninsula. PHOTO: Supplied.
with Wellington Repertory Theatre and he had been drawn to the play through Gary Henderson’s script. “This play is so well written. “It’s a challenging role and it’s a beautifully crafted slice of life of the 1960s rural New Zealand. “It speaks to a lot of current issues as well and it’s also a very funny play, sometimes we roll around laughing in rehearsals.”
Peninsula runs from Wednesday, August 2 to Saturday, August 12 (excluding Monday) at the Gryphon Theatre, Ghuznee Street. Production times vary. To book tickets, head to www. wellingtonrepertory.org.nz/ bookings, email bookings@ wellingtonrepertory.org.nz or call 479 3393. Tickets prices are $25 waged, $20 unwaged, $20 for pre-paid groups of 10 or more.
YO R L LO OC CA ALL YO U UR AG E N T M AT T T H HO OR RN N Matt award winning winning Matt is is aa multiple multiple award salesperson, has recently recently joined joinedus us salesperson, and and has at He is is aa perfect perfectfit fit at Lowe Lowe & Co Realty. Realty. He with of employing employing with our our dual philosophy philosophy of quality and people peoplewe we quality over over quantity quantity and love working working with. love GOLD GOLD AWARD AWARD
Call Matt Matt anytime for Call for aa free, free, no no obligation appraisal appraisal of obligation of your your home. home. EXCELLENCE EXCELLENCE ININ SALES* SALES*
GOLD GOLD AWARD AWARD EXCELLENCE EXCELLENCE IN SALES* IN SALES*
TOPTOP SALES SALES CONSULTANT CONSULTANT #13 WELLINGTON #13 WELLINGTON REGION* REGION*
*AWARDED AT PREVIOUS *AWARDED AT PREVIOUS AGENCY JUL-SEP AGENCY JUL-SEP 2016 2016
Matt is is a multiple award winning salesperson, andand has has recently joined us atus at Matt a multiple award winning salesperson, recently joined Lowe & Co Realty. HeHe is aisperfect fit with ourour dualdual philosophy of employing Lowe & Co Realty. a perfect fit with philosophy of employing quality over quantity and people we we lovelove working with. quality over quantity and people working with. TOP TOP SALES SALES CONSULTANT Call Matt anytime forfor a free, no no obligation appraisal of your home. CONSULTANT Call Matt anytime a free, obligation appraisal of your home. #13 WELLINGTON #13 WELLINGTON REGION* REGION*
MATT MATTTHORN THORN
T T0404 979 6234 *AWARDED AT PREVIOUS 979 6234 *AWARDED AT 2016 PREVIOUS AGENCY JUL-SEP MM027 553 7848 AGENCY JUL-SEP 2016 027 553 7848 E Ematt@loweandco.nz firstname.lastname@example.org Matt is a multiple award winning salesperson, and has recently joined us at Matt is a multiple award winning salesperson, and has recently joined us at Lowe & Co Realty. He is a perfect fit with our dual philosophy of employing Lowe & Co Realty. He is a perfect fit with our dual philosophy of employing quality over quantity and people we love working with. quality over quantity and people we love working with.
ANDCO REALTY LTD LICENSED REAA 2008 ANDCO REALTY LTD LICENSED REAA 2008
Call Matt anytime for a free, no obligation appraisal of your home. Call Matt anytime for a free, no obligation appraisal of your home.
TT04 MATT THORN 04979 9796234 6234 MATT THORN
T 04 979 6234 T 04 979 6234 ANDCO REALTY LTD LICENSED REAA 2008 M 027 553 7848 027 553 7848 ANDCO REALTY LTD LICENSED REAA 2008 EM email@example.com E firstname.lastname@example.org
MM027 email@example.com loweandco.nz 027553 5537848 7848 E E firstname.lastname@example.orgW W loweandco.nz ANDCO REALTY LTD LICENSED REAA 2008
ANDCO REALTY LTD LICENSED REAA 2008
Thursday July 27, 2017
readers have their say... Find out the WORD on the Street. Question: What was your favourite part of the school holidays?
Pearl Kynaston, Kilbirnie School “Going up to Auckland for a holiday.”
Armando RhodesRobinson, Kilbirnie School “Going to the swimming pool.”
Carlos Spurton, Kilbirnie School “Having a sleepover with friends and having a play date.”
Edward Hoban, Kilbirnie School “Going to a futsal tournament.”
Eva Yess, Kilbirnie School “Having a sleepover with my friends.”
Sophie Crombie, St Anthony’s School “My cousin came up to visit for my brother’s birthday.”
LETTERS to the editor Letters on issues of community interest are welcomed. Guidelines are that they should be no longer than 150 words. They must be signed and a street address provided to show good faith, even if a nom de plume is provided for publication. The editor reserves the right to abridge letters or withhold unsuitable letters from publication. Send or fax them to the address on page two, or email them to email@example.com. Please note that your name and street address must also be provided in e mails.
Real Issues and strange bedfellows Dear Editor, I never though that Richard Keller and I would both write to agree on any issue but the deception and obfuscation conducted by the Greater Wellington Regional Council certainly creates unlikely bedfellows! On the one hand I am concerned about the almost total lack of Consultation regarding the proposed new Bus
Enliven creates elder-centred communities that recognise the individual and support people in a way that’s right for them. We offer companionship, choice, variety, meaningful activity and independence. Our retirement villages and rest homes are different to the rest. Come and see!
Kilmarnock Heights Home 20 Morton Street, Berhampore Phone: 04 380 2034
Kilmarnock Heights Home offers: Rest home care I Short-term respite Across Wellington Enliven also offers: Retirement Villages I Hospital care I Health recovery I Day programmes
Visit: www.enlivencentral.org.nz | Phone: 0508 36 54 83
A service of:
Services about to be inflicted upon us by stealth. On the other, Richard is equally concerned about the effects of the proposal and the total disconnect between the Councillors’ so called ‘Green’ credentials and their bloody minded insistence in removing pollution-free Trolley Buses before they have a proven operator of a suitable alternative! At the same time
they plan to throw a proven operator and our dedicated, experienced Bus Drivers on to the scrap heap as well as creating total confusion amongst the users As to scrap heaps, maybe the Councillors shoud be thrown there and make way for a Commissioner to sort this mess out. Tony Sutcliffe Strathmore Park
Drawing a line in the sand Dear Editor, This expression is gaining inroads in our vocabulary and especially in lead-up to the election will be (ab)used repeatedly by politicians and reporters. While it obviously intends to make a definite, stable and unvarying stand it really means the
opposite. Any line on the sand will only last till the next tide, can be erased by a branch and redrawn by any child. Is this just an alternative truth, or just sloppy and incorrect use of the English language? Paul Franken Strathmore Park
Bus Hubs Dear Editor, It’s a great pity that some who chose to criticise don’t check the facts before they do so. The criticism, was levelled at the perceived lack of notification (CSN Jul 20). Recently the Miramar/Maupuia Progressive Association (M/MPA), in consultation with the Seatoun & Bays and the Strathmore Park Progressive and Beautifying Associations, ran an informal ‘public’ meeting for those interested in the proposed Kilbirnie bus hub. For the record - Greater Wellington Regional Council notified the consultation period for input into this – noting information was available from the Ruth Gotlieb Library (KIlbirnie), on a website or via telephone contact (CSN Jun 29). The M/MPA itself dropped flyers around the shopping areas of
Miramar, Seatoun and Strathmore Park as well as in the “Public Notices’ stand in Miramar Avenue. This was done a few days prior to its meeting. It also arranged for a brief item in the CSN July 6. What was not done was a letterbox drop to the 7,000 estimated households in the aforementioned suburbs (which would have been a costly exercise just to duplicate a notice yet alone deliver same) or radio advertising. Incidentally the M/ MPA made a number of verbal and written comments, on bus routes, at different venues prior to the bus hub options being put out for public comment. Robin Boldarin Chair Miramar/Maupuia Progressive Association
Confused not Dear Editor, In reply to one H Westfold July 13 I’m not confused at all but I am struggling in old age with bi focals as in Samuel 10:27 “I will make a treaty with you only on the condition that I gouge out the right eye”....or maybe the reference is 10:66 as in Hebrew “Bulls and goats help to take away the sins!” With all the angst in the world you can see why I have
taken to the Quran. But when I hear the Island Bay Cycle way model is going to be trusted upon Miramar even I wonder that Samuel 10:26 may be relevant as in “Looking for the donkeys...” I still would love to hear Mr Westfolds take on this Shelly Bay fiasco! Rose Wu Kilbirnie
Thursday July 27, 2017
Band school wanted
Berhampore Primary School would be hosting a Brainwaves Seminar focussing on the adolescent brain on Wednesday, August 2. The event will take place between 7pm and 9pm at the school on 105 Britomart Street. Please RSVP to the school office as the venue has limited seating by calling (04) 389 9391 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The event would cost $10 cash at the door.
Cemetery Bus Service Karori & Makara Cemeteries This bus service is sponsored by the Lychgate Funeral Home. It operates on the first Tuesday of each month. (If the first Tuesday is a Public Holiday then the bus trip will take place on the following Tuesday). The cost of the return trip is $5.00 per person.
Tuesday 1st August 2017
Geoff day is looking for a location to start a band school in the southern and eastern suburbs. PHOTO: Emma McAuliffe By Emma McAuliffe
A Lyall Bay musician is looking for a place in the southern and eastern suburbs to start a band school. Geoff Day, who runs the Rock Academy out of his living room in his home, said he was looking for something bigger to teach children music and let them experience being in a band. He said he was inspired to look into starting a band school when he realised there was nothing like it in Wellington. “I just put an email out to a third of my database and we’ve got two full bands of interested kids alreadythat’s with five children per band,” he said. “That’s all we can do at the moment.
“We’re interested in running every afternoon after school- that would be great.” Geoff said a space around the same size as a double garage would fit the bill perfectly. He said he had always had an interest in bands and frequently put on shows when he was younger. “I’m currently a full time music teacher. “I’ve had kids get into the finals of Smokefree Rockquest; to get more kids competing would be great. “I’ve coached bands at the Seatoun School Band, Wellesley College in Eastbourne and at Kilbirnie School,” he said. In the meantime, Geoff would continue to run his after school and school holiday programme teaching
children to sing, play guitar and play the keyboard. “We take the kids busking, the kids on keys go on battery power keyboards so they don’t miss out,” he said. “Band school would really get kids into music and get them to meet kindred spirits. “It’s amazing watching them be around the others. “They really get to see other people working in the industry. “They get to go busking for the first time and we also train them to do auditions.” If you know of a location Geoff could use, or want to know more about his idea for a band school get in touch on email@example.com
The pick up points and approximate times are as follows: Depart opposite 38 Onepu Rd, Kilbirnie Miramar Library Newtown Library (opposite) Bus stop – Medway St (outside New World), Island Bay Courtenay Place (Outside 11 Courtenay Place) Lambton Bus Interchange - (Platform C) Rutherford House KARORI CEMETERY (Outside 93 Karori Road) Karori Library MAKARA CEMETERY
1.00pm 1.10pm 1.20pm 1.30pm 1.45pm 1.55pm 2.05pm 2.10pm 2.25pm
The bus will leave Makara Cemetery at 3.15pm for return trip and will pick up Karori Cemetery visitors from the bus stop opposite 93 Karori Road at approximately 3.30pm. Wellington: Ph 385 0745 | Johnsonville Ph 477 6855 | Karori Ph 4766472
Newtown Medical Centre increasing access options for patients Changes are underway at Newtown Medical Centre as they become part of the Health Care Home programme. This increases access options for patients and provides more personalised care for those who need it most. If you are one of the 10,500 local patients, you might notice the newly installed self-check-in kiosk at reception which makes for a quick and easy arrival at the centre. Please check which waiting room to use. A GP will be returning calls between about 8.15 and 8.45 to assess patients who feel they need to be seen urgently that day and call just after 8am, if
necessary they will be make them an appointment. After that time nurses will take over calling back. We have slightly extended hours on some days to help working patients see a doctor on a work day. Our after-hours arrangement with Wellington Accident and Urgent Medical Centre near the Basin Reserve continues. Newtown Medical Centre will welcome new GP Dr Sophie Hodgins on July 31 to the 23-strong staff team. Dr Hodgins replaces Dr Ting Wang. Manage My Health is the patient portal where eligible patients can make appointments, send a message to the
Practice Manager Mike Northmore demonstrates the self checkin kiosk in reception. GP or Nurse and check test results. The portal will only incur a charge if it involves the doctor in spending some time on a patient’s issues. Ask your GP or at reception about Manage My Health.
Opening hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm Mon - Fri
33 Rintoul Street, Newtown
Ph (04) 389 9955 www.newtownmc.co.nz
From July 31 patients in the age range 13 to 17 will have a fee reduction from $27.00 to $22.50 while patients in the age range between 25 and 64 will face a $1.00 increase from $43.00 to $44.00. Other fees are unchanged.
Thursday July 27, 2017
rt e p x E ll the
l e i f r i e in th
You can rest easy with
The only Beds R Us in Wellington
Because you will be dealing with a team that knows beds inside out and that’s important for a good nights sleep!
Thinking of Buying or Selling? Want to know your Home’s value in today’s market? Phone 803 1768 today for
Success with Steve! Steve Fejos - Auction Manager M: 027 562 1777 P: 04 803 1768 F: 04 803 1750 firstname.lastname@example.org www.stevefejos.co.nz Team Wellington Ltd
190 THORNDON QUAY, THORNDON
PH 473 5505
ActivePodiatry Feet Podiatry
Licensed Agent REAA 2008 Level 1, 54-56 Cambridge Terrace Te Aro
“Caring for walkers of all ages!”
Services Active We OfferFeet Podiatry Services We Offer Include: “Caring for walkers of all ages!” Include: • Sports injuries SportsFoot injuries •• Family Services WeCare Offer Include: Services We Offer Services We Offer Include: • Family Foot Care • Sports injuriesInclude: • Verrucae • Sports injuries •Verrucae Family SportsFoot injuries •• Family Care •• Skin andFoot Nail Care problems • Family Foot Care • Verrucae • Verrucae •• Orthotic Services Skin and Nail problems
Verrucae •• Skin and Nail problems • Skin and Nail problems • •Orthotic Services • Orthotic Services • Skin and Nail problems Orthotic Services
Dr. Tim Halpine • Orthotic Services Dr.Halpine Tim Halpine Dr. Tim Caring for your feet Dr. Tim Halpine Caring forfeet your feet Dr. Tim Halpine Caring your Caring for yourfor feet Caring for your feet
City Street Tower, 29 Brandon Street Harbour City Tower, 29 Harbour Brandon Wellington & Ngaio Medical Centre Wellington & Ngaio Medical Centre 473 Phone: 869604 473 8696 • Ph: 04 473 Phone: 8696 Ph:473048696 • Tim.Halpine@xtra.co.nz Email: Level 2, 04 85 The Terrace, Wellington Email: Tim.Halpine@xtra.co.nz Level 2, 85 The Terrace, Wellington (opposite Solnet House and Aurora Terrace). We have a special interest in treating children Dr Tim Halpine of Active Feet Podiatry, says “ Now is pain described is Sever’s disease, a strain of the growth 8007641AA 72.H
Don’t let sore heels get you down!
the time give your feet an annual WOF. House “ interest of theinterest heel bone. may involve (opposite andhave Aurora Terrace). - We aplate special inTreatment treating children - stretching We have aSolnet special in treating children ww . a c tshort ivefe e t prest o dfrom i a t r yrunning . c o m and jumping At this time of year, children are lacing up their winter w exercises, term www.activefeetpodiatry.com sport shoes and spending much more time being active. activities, children as well as support - We havewaw special interest in treating - from orthotic devices in wbe . aseen c t ito ve eetpod t r y .We co mtreat heel pain in adults, the most Many of these children will bef limping thei a shoes. also and will complain of pain in their shins, arches or heels. common cause being plantar fasciitis. www.activefeetpodiatry.com These pains should not be ignored and a timely visit Our office is at level 2, 85 the Terrace Wellington and to Dr. Tim can give these young athletes the relief that Ngaio Medical Centre. they deserve. The most common cause for the heel Ring Dr. Halpine for an appointment on (04) 473-8696
New range of Storm watches
only $99 each
Olympic watches – selected models
only $99 each
Gold Dress Rings – priced to please
Ph: 04 473 8696 | Level 2, 85 The Terrace, Wellington (opposite Solnet House and Aurora Terrace).
Mon - Fri 9.30am-5pm Sat 10am-1pm
Visit us today in our new shop, 119 Riddiford Street, Newtown Ph 04 389 2085
- We have a special interest in treating children -
Thursday July 27, 2017
Skip Ahead and make your mark online Musikgarten classes give children the gift of active music making
The Candle Wasters were funded last year. PHOTO: Supplied.
Locals with a passion for being the next big thing on the web are being encouraged to apply for Skip Ahead funding. Aspiring storytellers from Wellington can apply for a share of a new joint $300,000 Skip Ahead fund to help develop and launch original web series. Google and NZ On Air have teamed up to provide $150,000 each to create the fund, with applications opening last week. In addition to receiving funding, the successful applicants would attend skills development workshops to help them create high quality, narrative driven web series. Local web series developers, The
Candle Wasters were recipients of the funding last year and were now using it to create their latest series, Happy Playland. The Candle Wasters found success with their web series based on William Shakespeare plays- Nothing Much to Do, Lovely Little Losers and Bright Summer Night. Member of The Candle Wasters, Robbie Nicol, said their latest series due in August would be a musical based in a children’s Playland with themes around queerness and mental illness. “The Skip Ahead funding was great because it meant we were able to bring in local musicians and create a musical. “We’ve been able to make these awesome original songs too.
“It’s been great having creative freedom, there are only so many options when you are creating something normally,” he said. Robbie said he had been a children’s entertainer himself in the past. “I’ve been a child book warmer before and sometimes it’s great because you are doing your craft… but sometimes it’s kids vomiting. “The show has great juxtaposition of this kind of American comedy with deadpan British comedy where people are working in an environment that’s not always great to work in,” he said. For more information about the Skip Ahead funding, visit the NZ On Air website. Applications are open until August 10.
or 60 minutes, depending on the curriculum, using carricula especially designed for each age group. The Musikgarten experience is broad based and is not performance oriented. Our focus is not to make concert pianists or opera singers, but to help children learn to enjoy music. Musikgarten classes are fun, giving children the gift of active music making and holistic development.
Be In Quick! Term 3 starts 24 July For more information and to book your FREE Introductory Class go to musikgarten.co.nz
We’re making southern cycling connections easy We’re starting work with the Berhampore, Newtown and Mt Cook communities on options for safer biking routes, as part of a southern connection between Island Bay and the central city. Go to transportprojects.org.nz Visit our kiosk: Saturday 29 July, 8am–12 noon Newtown Farmers Market Mein Street, Newtown
By Emma McAuliffe
Internationally renowned early childhood music educator Lorna Lutz Heyge, Ph.D. and Audrey Sillick, Montessori pioneer, created Musikgarten to provide the highest quality music education programmes possible for children and their families. Lorna has been developing music programmes for over 40 years, and her works are used by thousands of teachers in the United States, Canada, Western Europe and Asia. Her philosophy is based on the belief that every child has a musical talent and the birthright to learn to use it. She has stated: “While educational leaders turn to early childhood music because it promotes brain development, they will stay with music because of the joy and stimulation experienced in actual music making. Music learning requires total involvement; that is why it appeals so much to young children!” The preschool Musikgarten classes meet weekly for 30, 45
Drop-in session: Tuesday 1 August, 4pm–7pm St Anne’s Church Hall Daniell Street, Newtown
Thursday July 27, 2017
MIRAMAR SEATOUN STRATHMORE Suburbs by the sea MIRAMAR CENTRAL SCHOOL
Strathmore Park Pharmacy
‘EMPOWERING OUR CHILDREN’ Whakamanatia nga Tamariki o Motu Kairangi
“ERO observed positive relationships and an inclusive tone throughout the school.... Curriculum expectations and guidelines are appropriately designed to include ‘learning to learn’ capabilities and key competencies across the learning areas.” ERO report 2017 At Miramar Central School we look forward to working with you and your child to make the lifelong journey of education rewarding and positive. We believe in the importance of learning to read, write, develop numeracy skills and have authentic learning experiences.
Ph: (04) 9390684 oﬃce@miramarcentral.school.nz 38 Park Road, Miramar k now boo You can ents tm in o p your ap ur website ia o online v ook page or Faceb Our team genuinely love dentistry, interacting with our patients, and making a difference to the way you look and feel.
• Preventive Dentistry • Cosmetic Dentistry • Restorative Dentistry • Orthodontics • Root Canal • Wisdom Teeth • Dentures • Extractions New patients welcome!
School children 13 - 18 years free!
58 Miramar Avenue, Miramar Ph 04 388 8038 For more details please check out our website:
Strathmore Park Pharmacy has been serving the Strathmore, Seatoun and Miramar communities for over 70 years In that time the pharmacy has built strong relationships with local community groups, including schools, sports clubs, Lions, Rotary, doctor groups and of course the many customers that choose to use a locally owned, independent pharmacy for all their pharmacy needs. "Our focus is very much about looking after the health of our local community," says owner Paul Fredrickson. "We have a close working relationship
with all our local doctors and work with many other health providers to ensure our local communities are receiving appropriate services". Strathmore Park Pharmacy is conveniently located in Strathmore shops, close to many medical centres in the area." Many of our customers choose to have their prescriptions faxed through to us for no extra charge, collecting when convenient. We also offer free local delivery," says Paul. Paul, Vanessa, Rose, Tracy and Melody all live in the eastern suburbs, and get
Peninsula Dental We know how little you look forward to visiting to the dentist. We at Peninsula Dental Centre are here to change your view by providing you with the highest quality of dental care in atmosphere that is friendly, supportive and relaxed. We are here to listen to your dental concerns or aspirations and to provide you with detailed explanations and solutions designed to
meet your specific needs. We take time to ensure we build strong working relationships, as you are our most important asset. These factors, combined with our commitment to quality, mean that you receive the best possible dental care and enjoy your experience with us. Phone us today to make an appointment! 04 388 8038
great pleasure from serving the community they also live in. Talk to us about our "loyalty" club where we will give you a $10 voucher for every $150 spent in the shop. Now includes prescriptions. Hassle free digital and/or printed passport photo's while you wait for just $15.00 Paul and his staff would like to thank the Strathmore, Seatoun and Miramar communities for the wonderful support they have received over the years. We look forward to seeing you in-store soon.
Miramar Central School At Miramar Central School we look forward to working with you and your child to make the lifelong journey of education rewarding and positive. We believe in the importance of learning to read, write, develop numeracy skills and have authentic learning experiences.
come in and join our
LOYALTY CLUB Huge savings to be made with purchases from our pharmacy! NO loyalty card required! Phone:
388-6593 Fax: 388-6594
your local pharmacy I 504 Broadway, Strathmore I Open: Mon-Fri 8.30-6.00pm & Sat 9am-1pm
CUSTOMER THE VEIN SPECIALISTS LTD
Back to school buzz By Emma McAuliffe Thousands of children packed their bags on Monday and headed back to school after a two week break. Term three started at the beginning of the week and three year seven students at St Anthony’s School in Seatoun are excited to be back, despite having a great holiday. Lucca Bridgman, Devlin Crang and Sophie Crombie would be heading to school camp for the first time later this term and the trio were buzzing with excitement. “We take the ferry down to Nelson and go to Tea Pot Valley. We’ll be going skiing,” Sophie said. “We’re not really sure what else we will be doing,” Lucca added.
“We have a rule that what happens on camp stays on camp. We’ll be doing abseiling too though. “It sounds so fun.” The trio would also be learning about water and safety this term. “We’re having a police officer come into our school to talk to us about safety and social media and not being peer pressured,” Devlin said. “We’re also learning about water steam and ice. “Caring for our common home is something we’ve ben learning about throughout the year. “We’ve done the beach, pollution and now water.” Term three finishes on September 27. The school year should finish no later than Friday, December 20 for primary school students.
Banu Sivanantharajah will be in Kartiyeya. PHOTO: Supplied.
Thursday July 27, 2017
SALES REP SCHRISTENSEN
DESIGNER OUTSOURCER PROOFED 4/05/2017 10:31:37 a.m. AD ID WE-7625516AB (100%)
PLEASE APPROVE THIS AD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. NOTE THA MUST BE FINALISED BY OUR MATERIAL DEAD CUSTOMER THE VEIN SPECIALISTS LTD SALES REP SCHRISTENSEN
ADVERTISING DESIGNER THE VEIN SPECIALISTS LTD CUSTOMER OUTSOURCER PROOF SCHRISTENSEN SALES REP 4/05/2017 PROOFED 10:31:37 a.m. THE VEIN SPECIALISTS LTD ADVERTISING CUSTOMER DESIGNER OUTSOURCER AD ID WE-7625516AB SALES REP SCHRISTENSEN(100%) PROOF PROOFED 4/05/2017 10:31:37 a.m. ADVERTISING DESIGNER OUTSOURCER PLEASE APPROVE THIS AD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. NOTE THA AD ID WE-7625516AB (100%) PROOF PROOFED 4/05/2017 10:31:37 a.m.
MUST BEAD FINALISED BY MATERIAL DEAD PLEASE APPROVE THIS AS ASOUR POSSIBLE. NOTE THA AD ID SOON WE-7625516AB (100%) MUST BE FINALISED BY OUR MATERIAL DEAD PLEASE APPROVE THIS AD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. NOTE THA
MUST BE FINALISED BY OUR MATERIAL DEAD
Lucca, Devlin and Sophie are all excited to be back at school. PHOTO: Emma McAuliffe
Two decades of dance towards main role Te Aro resident, Banu Sivanantharajah has been dancing for over 20 years and this year is one of the main performers in the upcoming production of Kartikeya by Mudra Dance Company. The show, directed by Vivek Kinra would be performed in early August. The show follows the deity, Kartikeya, the younger son of god Shiva, who is the beloved deity of the Tamil people. There is no village in south India, however small, which does not possess a shrine to this powerful deity. Banu is welcoming the opportunity to perform and is working hard towards the show. “The thing I love about Bharathanatyam dance is mixture of beautiful movements with story-telling, and the marriage of the fast and sharp movements with the slow and graceful,” she said. “I want to keep dancing and keep learning. I feel like I am yet to reach
Varicose Vein Treatments
GETArtery YOUR LEGS SUMMER Conditions READY THIS WINTER Spider & Facial Vein Treatment
my best, and so I want to work towards that. Non invasive and minimal pain “Dance has been a great love of mine, teaching me about my Call 0800 83 46 43 culture and Hinduism, but most to make an appointment importantly, dance has taught me Varicose Vein Treatments discipline and respect. Varicose Vein Treatments Wellington - Lower Hutt - Kapiti “And it keeps me fit- I have been Palmerston North Artery Conditions - Nelson teaching for the past few years, Artery Conditions Varicose Vein Treatments email@example.com www.svh.co.nz and there is nothing like the joy Varicose Vein Treatments Spider &&Facial Treatment Artery Conditions Spider Facial Vein Vein2vascularsurgeons Treatment specialistveinhealth of seeing young kids learning and Spider & Facial Vein Treatment Artery Conditions executing. Southern Cross Insurance Non invasive and minimal invasive minimal painpain Non invasive and minimal pain AffiliatedNon Providers. Criteria may and apply. “Dance is my release, I feel good Spider & Facial Vein Treatment when I dance – it’s an exciting part Call Call0800 0800 83 83 46 46 43 43 of my day.” totomake make anappointment appointment Non an invasive and minimal pain Kartikeya was set to be a kaleidoscope of motion, colour, music, Wellington Wellington--Lower Lower Hutt Hutt - Kapiti mime, and rhythm. Call Palmerston 0800 83 North 46 43 -- Nelson Palmerston North Nelson The dances highlight Vivek to make an appointment Kinra’s choreography combining www.svh.co.nz firstname.lastname@example.org www.svh.co.nz email@example.com www.svh.co.nz Wellington - Lower Hutt - Kapiti innovative and traditional elements specialistveinhealth 2vascularsurgeons specialistveinhealth 2vascularsurgeons Palmerston North - Nelson of dance. SouthernCross CrossInsurance Insurance Southern Kartikeya will take place at AffiliatedProviders. Providers.Criteria Criteriamay mayapply. apply. Affiliated firstname.lastname@example.org www.svh.co.nz Fairfax Media makes every effort to create advertisements to meet your specific needs. Please note Whitireia Theatre from August 4 to supply additional proofs due to complexity of the2vascularsurgeons request or deadline c specialistveinhealth to August 6. ©Friday and Saturday This advertisement has been created as a service of Fairfax Media. It cannot be repro shows at 7.30pm and Sunday show Southern Cross Insurance Visit us at www.wsn.co.nz If you wish to use this material elsewhere, please contact your advertising consultan Affiliated Providers. Criteria may apply. at 4pm. Tickets cost $20 to $30 and
P E R S ONA L
Looking for a
good woman to marry
between the ages of 47 to 70
Double Glazing Fairfax Media makeswith every effort to create advertisements to meet your specific needs. Please note Fairfax Media makes every effort to create advertisements your specific needs.or Please note to supply additional proofs due to to meet complexity of the request deadline c German PVC© This Joinery to supplyhas additional proofsasdue to complexity of the request or deadline advertisement been created a service of Fairfax Media. It cannot be reproc
© This Ifadvertisement has been created as a service of contact Fairfax Media. It cannot consultan be repro you wish to use this material elsewhere, please your advertising If you wish to use this material elsewhere, please contact your advertising consultan Fairfax Media makes every effort to create advertisements to meet your specific needs. Please note to supply additional proofs due to complexity of the request or deadline c © This advertisement has been created as a service of Fairfax Media. It cannot be repro If you wish to use this material elsewhere, please contact your advertising consultan
OPPORTUNITIES Build your business as big as you want and keep all of the profit I am a 50 year old man, seeking a nice lady between 47-70 looking to marry. Only sincere people please. Email bio with a recent photo to: email@example.com
• • • • • •
Superior energy efficiency Tough and durable Low maintenance New Build, Retro Fits Free measure and quote Full installation service
Ph: 04 974 8930 - E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.edaws.co.nz Showroom – 29 Hutt Road, Thorndon Wellington (In Just Blinds premises)
Thursday July 27, 2017
Lease TradesTo and Services
Firewood Death Notices
PAINTING Decorating for all Painting Ser-
SECURE STORAGE 14sqm $42 per week. All Painting Services @ Interior Wainui Self Storage, Waiu St, 0274805150.
ALEXANDER, Josephine Constance (Jo): Jul 2m seasoned pine $180 23, 2017. 4m Split pine store for BARRETT, $330William: Jul 22, 2017. next winterDavid MILLICAN, Roy: Jul$13 24, 2017. Large BagsG. Kindling RUSESCO, Helen: Jul 14, Large Bags Dry Pine/ 2017.
The Community Noticeboard is for Composed by Tony Watling 11th. Nov. 2015 BUILDER available LBP. Residential & non-profit organisations. For $15.00 Commercial buildings and maintenance you can publish up to 25 words. work. Quality assured. Phone: Shane No AGMS, sporting notices or special 021987752. meetings. Community Notices must be pre-paid. Call into our office, phone (04) 587 Our summer pools were by us. Island BaybuiltPlumbing 1660 or email email@example.com Blends in well did cause no fuss. With hydro slide will cause a splash. And to it many people dash. Through native bush we twist and wiggle. From the children brings a giggle. Severn days a week the place is open. Day Meditation Retreat suitable Ring Paul on:all are hopen! Hot summer days we for complete beginners and M: (027) 4433-535 experienced meditators. 10:304:00pm Saturday 29th July, every P: 0800 383 752 moment we live, we feel. Contact: Public Notice firstname.lastname@example.org www.wellingtonbuddhistcentre.org
POOLS OF SATISFACTION
FACT OF THE D AY
Hataitai Winter Fire 51. J.K. Market Rowling
Saturday 5th August 2017, 10am-1pm, chose the Hataitai Bowling Club, 157 Hataitai unusual Road. Food, Plants, Books Vinyl, CDs, nameJams and more. Stallholders Crafts, ‘Hermione’ contact Louise brockway@paradise. so young net.nz
girls wouldn’t be teased Brooklyn Market for being29 July 9:30am to 1pm, Saturday nerdy! Community Centre, 18 Brooklyn
Your Local Plumber
Wainuiomata Squash Club
PAINTING, Gib-Stopping. AGM 30 years experi-
ence. Phone 027 667 2468
7.00pm Fences - Decks PAINTING TEAM Monday 30th November
with own Retaining Walls At the Clubrooms scaffolding
Exc. Refs. Comp Road573 573 Rates.Corner All work of Main0800 andguaranteed. Moohan Streets, Wainuiomata 027 449 4115 FREE QUOTES FREE QUOTES Marcus Ph: 973-4343 PENSIONER RATES or Mb 021 764-831
Harrison Street. Great stalls, BBQ and delicious food. The Dark Chocolate Jazz Trio live from 11am www. Situation Vacant brooklyncommunitycentre.org.nz
Bringing local news to the community
PAINTERS Painting & andGRAHAM’S Trades Services Exterior/Interior Wallpapering Experienced FOR ALL ELECTRICAL repairs and Tradesmen
installations Contact John by top-qualified electrician with of locals Houses on 388 3862 record of over fifty yearsExterior of giving the Painted in Winter or 027 4466 371 lowest cost “around-the-clock” service, just www. johnsdecorationsltd.co.nz Available for ALL phone 977-8787 or 021-0717-674 or email Interior Work CRAFTSMAN email@example.com ~ Pensioner Discounts ~
firstname.lastname@example.org www.grahamspainters.co.nz Ph 564 9202 or 021 183 9492
REG DRAINLAYER Situation Vacant Graham Plumbing & Drainage Ltd Call John 970 2409 or 027 457 4999
Advertise your services here. 587 1660
Reunites loved ones Removes negativity Reveals lover’s faithfulness Solves all problems Guaranteed results call 0017472181553
Trees - Hedges Rubbish Removal Phone Mike 0800 573 573 027 449 4115 FREE QUOTES PENSIONER RATES
GOT NEWS? Contact 04 587 1660
Wainuiomata Newspaper Situations Vacant Deliverers FACT FACILITIES MAINTENANCE
(Builder) Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand
OF THE WEEK
0220831542 ADVERTISING TERMS & CONDITIONS All advertisements are subject to the approval of WellingServices ton Suburban Trades Newspapers.and Advertisements are positioned entirely at the option of The Publisher & no guarantee of placement is given. Applicable loadings apply only to the specific placement of strip or island advertisements. Placement & approval is at the discretion of The Publisher. While every effort will be made to publish as instructed, The Publisher accepts no liability for any loss caused through loss or misplacement. The Publisher reserves the right to reject any advertisement considered unsuitable for publication. Advertisements will46beWaione chargedStonPetone the size of the material Ph: 5685989 Open Sat 9am-3pm supplied or the space ordered whichever is the greater. It Formerly cpa spares is the responsibility of the Advertiser or Advertising Agent to notify Wellington Suburban Newspapers of any error Director within 24 hours ofFuneral its publication. The Publisher is not responsible for recurring errors. To obtain a classified space order (defined as annual commitment of advertising space or spend) please speak to your advertising representative. (Surcharges may apply if commitment levels are not met or cancellation of a space booking & or contract). Cancellation: neither display nor classified cancellations will be accepted after the booking deadline. No credits will be issued to classified package buys that have commenced their series. If an advertiser at any time fails to supply copy within the deadline, it is understood & agreed that the last copy supplied will be repeated. Specific terms & conditions apply to certain classifications. These may relate to either requirements & conditions set by industry standards for the advertising of certain goods & services, or set by The Publisher. Please speak to your advertising representative to obtain a full copy of these. Advertisers agree that all advertisements published by Wellington Suburban Newspapers may also appear on a relevant website.
For buyers in the Southern and Eastern suburbs
Deliverers Required in
is caused- by poverty and inequality, not scarcity. For the past two decades, Area 1: Momona, Mohaka,Hunger Kawatiri Kaponga.
the rate of global food production has increased faster than the rate of global population growth. The world already produces more than 1 ½ times enough food to feed everyone on the planet. Despite this, 11.3% of the is Applications areworld’s availablepopulation at our recruitment For more information about this position office or at the security gate based in the hungry—that’s roughly 805 million people going undernourished on a daily basis. and to apply please email@example.com the Jobs page Ngauranga George in Wellington.
Contact Sandra on 587 1660
CROSSWORD CROSSWORD C R O S S W O R D Puzzle CROSSWORD CROSSWORD
Public Notices Free Delivery in Wainui
Te Papa is seeking a qualified builder to provide building services including routine and emergency maintenance and enhancements of Te Papa's buildings and infrastructure.
on our website jobs.tepapa.govt.nz
hardwood mix $14
Trades and Services vices by competent and considerate Tradesmen. Realistic Rates. Phone Neil 388-7518
BREATH, BODY, FEELINGS
Wednesday November 18, 2015
M: 027 28 33 904 P: 383 7008 firstname.lastname@example.org rwkilbirnie.co.nz
Leaders Real Estate Kilbirnie Limited View the Wainuiomata Licensed REA Act 2008 News online www.wsn.co.nz
Contact Barry 472 7987 or 021 276 6654.
ACROSS ACROSS Improvisedbarrier barrier(9) (9) 1.1.Improvised ACROSS ACROSS 6.Female Femalefamily familyruler(9) ruler(9) 6. 1. Result (5-6) 1. Result 11.opposite opposite ‘Zenith’(5) (5) 11. ofof(5-6) ‘Zenith’ 7. (7) 7. Scoundrel (7) 12.Scoundrel Desert(7) 12. Desert(7) 11. Pulls (5)ofof 13.11. Subject speech(5) (5) Pulls (5) 13. Subject speech 12. Deviousness (7) (7) 14.12. Recounted(8) Deviousness 14. Recounted(8) 17.13. Pertaining tosmall smallplanets(10) planets(10) 13. Excellent (5) Excellent (5) 17. Pertaining to 18.14. Fuss(3) 14. Alert (9) (9) Alert 18. Fuss(3) 20.15. Friend(4) 15. So (9) (9) 20. Friend(4) So 22.16. Makes use of(7) (7) 16. Directs (6) of 22. Makes use Directs (6) 24.Chaotic Chaotic din(6) (6) 24. 18. Skull (7)din 18. Skull (7) 26.Exploit Exploitunfairly unfairly(3) (3) 26. 21. Disorder (4) (4) Disorder 28.21. Muscle (5) 28. Muscle (5) 23. Racket (3) (3) Racket 29.23. Influences (7) 29. Influences (7) 25. Take by sips (3) 25. Take by sips (3) (5) 32. Male singing voice 32. Male singing voice (5) 27. Stake (4) (4) 27. Stake 33. Charged atom (3) 33. Charged atom (3) 28. Artlessness (7) 28. Artlessness (7) 34.&45 45DOWN.Beyond DOWN.Beyond 34.& comparison (3,3,4) Low chair; Chaise ... (6) 30. 30. Low chair; Chaise ... (6) comparison (3,3,4) 35.32. Snow runner (3) Expert; ... hand 32. Expert; ... hand (3) (3) 35. Snow runner (3) 36.33. Strong cotton drill(5) (5) Strange 33. Strange (3) (3) 36. Strong cotton drill 37.34. PutZealous intooffice office (7) 34. Zealous (6) (6) 37. Put into (7) 38.35. Female egg-producing organ (5) In brisk time(music) (7) (5) 35. In brisk time(music) (7) 38. Female egg-producing organ 39.Daughter’s Daughter’s husband, U.S. state (4) 39. husband, 36. 36. U.S. state (4) ...-in-law (3) ...-in-law (3) 37. Biblical vessel 37. Biblical vessel (3) (3) 41.Farmyard(6) Farmyard(6) 41. 39. Curve (3) 39. Curve (3) 42.Most Mostsimple(7) simple(7) 42. Cupid 41. Cupid (4) (4) 44.41. Mother(archaic) (4) 44. Mother(archaic) (4) 43. Exposed to air (7) 43. Exposed toIrish air (7) 47. Outlawed army(abbr) (3) 47. 45. Outlawed Irish army(abbr) Female relatives (6) (3) 45. Female relatives (6) 49. Not creative(10) 49. 48. Not An creative(10) endless time(Lat) 51.Raw(8) Raw(8) 48. An endless time(Lat) (9) (9) 51. handed people(inf) 49. 49. LeftLeft handed people(inf) (9) (9)
By Russell Russell McQuarters McQuarters By By Russell McQuarters By Russell McQuarters
55.Deem Deemworthy(5) worthy(5) 40.Of Ofthe theear ear(4) (4) 55. 40. 56.Make Makecheerful(7) cheerful(7) 43.Stir Stir(7) (7) 56. 43. (abbr) (3) 51. Angry (5) (abbr) (3) Chinese political 51.Bestow(5) Angry (5) 57. 44.One-time One-time 57. Bestow(5) 44. Chinese political 33. Sphere (3) 52. Solidify by cooling (7)(7) 33. Sphere 52. Solidify by cooling 58. Repeat again(9) leader, Tsetung(3) (3) 58. Repeat again(9) leader, ......(3) Tsetung 38. U.S. horse race; Derby (8)(8) 53. Anaesthetic (5) 38.SEE U.S. race;... ... Derby 53. Anaesthetic (5) 59. Cloister(9) 45. SEE horse 34ACROSS ACROSS 59. Cloister(9) 45. 34 40.46. Restrained (8)(8) (6) 54.54. Humbleness (7)(7) Breathing illness 40. Restrained Humbleness 46. Breathing illness (6) 42. Casual (7)(7)(6) 55. Friendship (11) DOWN 48. Wanderers (6) 42. Casual 55. Friendship (11) DOWN 48. Wanderers 1. Source of good fortune (7) 50. Excuse (5) 44. Annual calendar (7)(7) 44. Annual calendar 1. Source of good fortune (7) 50. Excuse (5) 2.Supplementary Supplementaryclause clause(5) (5) 52. Light silk material(5) (5) 46. Scoffs (6) DOWN 46. Scoffs (6) 2.DOWN 52. Light silk material Incursion (6) 53. Small anchor (5) 47. Manservant (6)(5) 1.3.3. Sound (5)(5) 47. Manservant (6) (6) 1.Incursion Sound 53. Small anchor Proverb (5) 54. Check (4) 48. Form of(4) expression (5)(5) 2.4.4. Sent (11) (5) 54. Check 48. Form of expression 2.Proverb Sent (11) Type ofcheese cheese(4) (4) Type 49.49. Water vapour (5)(5) 3.5.5. Shy (8)of Water vapour 3. Shy (8) 6. Humility (7) (7) revenue 50.50. Gambol (5)(5) 4.6.7. Of public (6)(6) Gambol 4.Humility Of public Solution Offer (6)revenue SOLUTION Offer (6) SOLUTION 5.7.8. Turn outwards (5)(5) 5. Turn outwards last week –4,202005 July Foreword (12) Foreword (12) ForMay May4, SOLUTION SOLUTION 6.8.9. Constrict 6. Constrict For 2005 Swift (5)(7)(7) Solution last week, 11 November 9. Swift (5) For For July April 28, 9, 2003 2004 For For July April 28, 9, 2003 2004 7. high morals (8)(8), 7.Mark Has high morals 10.Has Twain character 10. Mark Twain character , 8. Reduce (6) 8....... Reduce (6) Finn(11) (11) Finn 9. Sanction Marine fish (3) 9.15. Sanction (7)(7) 15. Marine fish (3) 16. Conforms, theline line(4) (4) 10. Audacity 10. Audacity (5)(5) 16. Conforms, ......the 19. Feigns (6)steps 16. Arrange in steps 16. Arrange in (7)(7) 19. Feigns (6) 21. Novice (7) 17. ‘Old Blue Eyes’ Frank ...(7) 17. ‘Old Blue Eyes’ Frank ...(7) 21. Novice (7) 23. Miserly person(coll) (6) 19. Competitor 19. (5)(5) (6) 23. Competitor Miserly person(coll) 25. Silk handkerchief (7) 20. N.Z. Prime Minister 25. Silk handkerchief (7) 20. N.Z. Prime Minister 26.Irrelevance Irrelevance (12) 26. (12) 1975-84 Sir Robert 1975-84 Sir Robert ... ... (7)(7) 27.Evaluate Evaluate(6) (6) 27. 22. Boils (7) 22. Boils (7) 28.One Onewho whodevelopes developes 28. 24. Catch 24. Catch (3)(3) muscles through muscles through 26. Group of whales 26. Group of whales (3)(3) exercise (4,7) exercise (4,7) 29. Topic (5) 29. Topic (5) 30. Consume (3) 30.31. Consume (3) guest (4-7) Uninvited 31.Uninvited Skull(pl) (6) 31. guest (4-7) 31. Skull(pl) (6) Deoxyribonucleic acid 32.32. Deoxyribonucleic acid
Thursday July 27, 2017
Thrower of the year grabs Oceania javelin title By Julia Czerwonatis
Wellington College Student Cam Robinson “has had a spectacular first season with the javelin,” Jo Murray, sport development manager for Athletics Wellington, said. The seventeen-year-old entered the Oceania Area Championships at Suva, Fiji, last month and won the U18 comfortably with a throw of 63.03 metres. “Javelin is harder than people think it is when you start out, but he has picked it up with ease. To achieve what he has so early on in his athletics career is outstanding,” Jo explained. Cam was entered in the open Men’s too and came seventh with a throw of 57 metres. “It was an awesome trip,”
Cam said. Competing in Fiji was a different kind of experience for him having to throw in the Fijian heat. “The run-up was a bit short, too which was quite challenging. And it was pretty windy but coming from Wellington I’m used to it,” Cam said. Cam knew he was competing against strong athletes and said he was a bit nervous leading up to the championships. “Then I watched the first thrower, and I thought ‘I can beat this guy’,” Cam said. Cam used to play cricket up until recently and started to train javelin last year. “I had enough of standing outside in the rain, and I was always quite good at throwing, so I gave javelin a go.” Cam proved to be more than “quite good at throw-
ing” – this year he won also won the National U18 title and the Athletics Wellington Throwers Award at the annual Athletics Wellington prizegiving. “It’s quite an achievement when he’s so new to the sport,” Jo said. “He is consistently throwing over 60 metres. He is loving his new found sport, has a great attitude and wants to give it everything, so he’s an exciting young talent for the future.” Athletics New Zealand has recognised this by selecting him their Pathway to Podium programme. Cam has already set a new challenge for himself: “I will be competing at the New Zealand School Nationals at the end of the year, and I’m hoping to go past 70 metres.”
Successful season for Island Bay football Bobby Stannard and Ahdi Hassan from IBUFC 11th Grade play the game. PHOTO: Mark Lillico
Cam, 17, next to Debbie Strange – he won the U18 Nationals, and U18 Oceania Championships. PHOTO: Supplied
Sodden sportsfields restricting play this winter Some of Wellington’s traditional grass sportsfields are being turned into sodden bogs this winter – and sportspeople face the prospect of further match restrictions as Wellington City Council seeks to provide playable sportsfields for the remaining winter season. With about five weeks of winter
sport left, the likelihood is that there would be rationing of matches on grass pitches. “We’ll do everything we can to get games played ... but inevitably there’ll be restrictions if this rain keeps up,” Council’s Parks, Sports and Recreation Manager, Paul Andrews said.
with Jacob Page
Those familiar Warrior woes... The year has been a success across junior, senior and women’s divisions at the Island Bay Football Club (IBUFC) with a number of teams in contention to win their respective leagues with around three weeks remaining. Though the ‘La Bella Italia’ seniors men’s first team cannot win the title, they thrashed Capital Premier league leaders Petone 6-1 at Wakefield Park on Saturday helping their opponents for this week, Karori, into the top spot. That will be the end of the favours according to Island Bay captain Bryn Hickson-Rowden, who said the team would be out to “avenge their first round loss to Karori and end the season on a high note”. In men’s Capital 4 the Island Bay ‘Dreamers’ and ‘FC’ teams are placed first and second respectively, with one sure to gain promotion. The JJ’s sit at the head of Capital Division 5 having not lost a game all year. Meanwhile, after winning the league last year the IBUFC ‘Sprig & Fern’ women’s team have found it a little tougher in the Capital Premier division but have ensured they will
not be relegated, with a win against Tawa last week . The Island Bay ‘Flames ‘ continue to impress and lead women’s Division One round 2 with six wins from six games. In the junior divisions ‘The Shark Academy’ developed the individual skills of the club’s youngsters and all of the 500 registered junior players enjoyed football in the weekends. With clubroom developments underway, an improved and cohesive plan to work with Island Bay Softball at the park over the summer months and talk of partnering with a top Italian club for scholarships and coaching, the future looks exciting for footballers and fans of the club. IBUFC committee member Danny Mulholland said the club would like to extend a thank you to all coaches and parents who volunteered their time. “We also wish to acknowledge the work and commitment of life-member Brenda Martin who sadly passed away this month. “You’ll never walk alone.”
Watching the Warriors is like being a sucker for punishment. If they don’t make the playoff for the sixth consecutive year, where does it leave the Kiwi NRL franchise? Judging by their loss to the North Queensland Cowboys, a swift exit from the season seems the only outcome yet again. Change the coach, change the board structure, change the captain, bring in players, cut players - none of it makes any difference. The Warriors would settle for mediocre, they’re far worse than that, but their inability to be accountable, to accept that the club appears to be rotten to the core means loyal fans are shafted year after year. The club had a chance to get it right. Ivan Cleary coached them to a final - after already being shown the door before those playoffs started. James Maloney was in the halves but he was let go too.
Let go to play multiple State of Origin games and to win premierships with the Sydney Roosters and Cronulla Sharks. The fans deserve better, they deserve an honest effort at all times. They deserve improvement from season to season and they deserve to watch a team that has pride in a jersey. These fast starts and late implosions are pathetic. There appears no heart, desire or willingness to get better. The Warriors should have won a premiership by now and yet it can be easily argued that their biggest barrier to that hasn’t been their opposition on the field but themselves. There appears to be an acceptance of their plight both from the team and their supporters. It’s like an unhappy marriage where both sides are unwilling to admit it’s not working and stay in the routine purely for the familiarity.
PLEASE APPROVE THIS AD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. NOTE THAT ANY ALTERATIONS Thursday July 27, 2017 MUST BE FINALISED BY OUR MATERIAL DEADLINE.
CUSTOMER ST MARKS SCHOOL
SALES REP SCHRISTENSEN
PUBLICATION KAPI-MANA NEWS
SECTION RUN OF PRESS
PROOFED 19/06/2017 10:19:14 a.m.
AD ID WE-7728493AF (100%)
PLEASE APPROVE THIS AD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. NOTE THAT ANY ALTERATIONS MUST BE FINALISED BY OUR MATERIAL DEADLINE.
Join to celebrate Join ususto celebrate 100 years of 100 years of St Mark’s Church School Join us to celebrate St Mark's100 Church yearsSchool of Friday 8 September to Monday 11 September
Programme of Events
St Mark's Church School
Friday 8 September to Monday 11 September
Friday 8 September 2017
Saturday 9 September 2017
Sunday 10 September 2017
Monday 11 September 2017
6pm to 7:30pm Registration and Welcome Cocktail Function – Harbour View Lounge, Michael Fowler Centre
10am to 3pm Open Day at St Mark’s
2pm Centenary Church Service Wellington Cathedral of St Paul’s
9am St Mark’s Founders Day Assembly St Mark’s Church School
6:45pm to midnight Centenary Dinner – Te Papa
Friday 8 September to Monday 11 September
Register now at Register now at Registrations open! www.st-marks.school.nz/100years www.st-marks.school.nz/100years WE-7728493AF