Page 1

WELLINGTON SOUTHERN & EASTERN SUBURBS

Thursday, 10 August, 2017

Today 8-14

YOUR LOCAL NEWS

Friday 9-14

Saturday 10-15

Sunday 10-14

Phone: (04) 587 1660

Bike love for Newtown

By Jamie Adams

Bike love is coming to Newtown as a new joint cycling initiative will be sited on the forecourt of the suburb’s former service station. The site at 224 Riddiford Street, which lies empty after Caltex sold it in 2014, has

been leased to two cycling organisations – repair workshop Mechanical Tempest and bicycle charity ReBicycle. Mechanical Tempest will now base themselves there, with ReBicycle being able to hold mechanical and donation days on site. Continued on page 2.

Phoebe Balle, of Wenches with Wrenches, and Arthur Price and Abe Hollingsworth of Mechanical Tempest at their new cycle repair site in Newtown. PHOTO: Jamie Adams

Motorcycle

Inspection Services Bruce Lewis

• Complete Workshop Service • A-Grade Motorcycle Engineer • WOF Inspections • Dyno Tuning

30 Martin Square, Te Aro

Ph: 04 801 7400


2

Thursday August 10, 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

REPORTER

Jamie Adams cook@wsn.co.nz P: 587 1660 SALES

Emma Taylor emma.taylor@wsn.co.nz P: 587 1660 SALES

Louisa Pescini louisa@wsn.co.nz P: 587 1660 NATIONAL SALES

Sam Barnes sam@wsn.co.nz P: 587 1660

Distribution by: Genx Distribution michelle.mcguire@paradise.net.nz (04) 970 0439

Bike workshops take over Caltex site Continued from page 1. The initiative is the result of the land owners negotiating a lease with the Newtown Festival Committee and Wellington City Council Community Liaison Officer Ray Tuffin. ReBicycle is a voluntary organisation which ‘upcycles’ donated second-hand bikes into safe, practical commuter bikes to give or loan to people who need them. Its co-ordinator Tessa Coppard said having the community facility was “fantastic”. “The owners have long-term plans but nothing for the next few years. “It’s a really good thing for Newtown.” The Mechanical Tempest Workshop has been operating out of a blue shipping container on the waterfront after moving from Abel Smith Street. It offers a space where tools and parts can be used to repair bicycles, with assistance if necessary. Like ReBicycle, the staff are volunteers, though it does receive council funding. Spokesman Abe Hollingsworth said despite Aro Valley being its “ideological home” the workshop members were keen to move to Newtown due to the effect the bypass had on cycling in the CBD. Tessa said it was ironic that what used to be a petrol station for motor vehicles was now

From left, Newtown Festival organisers Anna Kemble Welch and Martin Hanely; council community liaison officer for Newtown Ray Tuffin; Phoebe Balle of Wenches with Wrenches; Arthur Price and Abe Hollingsworth of Mechanical Tempest; (seated) Tessa Coppard of ReBicycle. PHOTO: Jamie Adams

being used as a hub for a clean mode of transport at a time when fossil fuels were beginning to be phased out. Newtown Festival organiser Martin Hanley said the committee was keen to help Mechanical Tempest when they heard it

needed a new home. The site would continue to host the Festival of Praise during the annual Newtown Festival. Martin said the owners didn’t want to be named but did have this message: “The facility owners’ heart is to partner with the

Newtown Festival team to bring life, hope and joy to Newtown by enabling this to happen.” He is appealing for an electrician to help restore power to the site after underground wires were dismantled as part of the station’s demise.

Greetings, Cook Strait readers Hello, dear readers. My name is Jamie and I am your new Cook Strait News reporter. I have returned to Wellington Suburban Newspapers six years after serving as reporter for a sister publica-

22,700 copies weekly

Cook Strait News

The largest circulating newspaper in Wellington Southern and Eastern suburbs. YOUR LOCAL NEWSPAPER

We’re OPEN throughout the Terawhiti sports field reconstruction

tion, the Wainuiomata News from 2008 to 2011. I have lived in suburbs of Brooklyn and Newtown for several years and have good knowledge and appreciation for what Wellington’s southern and eastern area has to

offer. I look forward to writing the stories that matter to you and the communities that you are a part of. Feel free to get in touch anytime during normal business hours.

Dentists Dr. Matthew Cho BDS (Otago) Dr. Rafid Salih BDS (NZREX, Otago) Dr. Nimisha Parbhu BDS (NZREX, Otago)

Value • Care • Service

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.

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 mudcycles@mudcycles.co.nz

www.mudcycles.co.nz

• • • • • •

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*

Homestays Wanted Wellington Central, Kilbirnie, Miramar, Mt Victoria and Southern suburbs.

Member of NZ Dental Association

Kind, caring and responsible families needed to accommodate

Ph 389 3808

• International students mainly from Asia for short or long-term stays

LYCHGATE CENTRE Level 1, 100 Riddiford St, Newtown Monday – Saturday 8.00am – 6.30pm *Hours for each day varies.

For further information please contact Margaret Jones, 04 463 9766, or Katrina Semmens, 04 463 4716 during business hours. Email homestay@vuw.ac.nz


Thursday August 10, 2017

inbrief news

Give us Option E on cycleway, residents say The stoush over replacing the Island Bay cycleway has deepened, with a local resident accusing Wellington City councillors of denying people’s right to publicise their own proposals. Ann Smith said she was “appalled” that a poster for an unofficial fifth option for the cycleway was taken down at a council-run “pop-up shop” in the suburb’s shopping centre. An information kiosk had been established in one of the shops where locals could view the four options the council has proposed to replace the cycleway that is currently in place.

“I spoke to someone who had put up Option E and I asked where it was. I was told a councillor took it down.” The proposals have proved controversial as many residents want a fifth option – returning the cycleway to what it had been, with slight modifications. It is similar to Option A, but the crucial difference is that no carparks would go. “ T he est i mate d cost is $750,000. It would reseal the part that hasn’t been sealed, it would move back the bus stops and the cycleway would be half a metre wider,” Ann said.

The proposal would also consider extending the 30km/h speed limit and see the return of removed pedestrian crossings. Ann said she and other residents were not anti-cycling as they were committed to ensuring there was a safe cycleway in the area. But she believed it shouldn’t come at the expense of motorists. “There’s been a lack of transparency.” Councillor Diane Calvert, the council’s community planning and engagement portfolio leader, denied taking down the poster of option E, but said whoever did

was quite within their rights to as the public weren’t allowed to display options that weren’t officially sanctioned by the council. “It was completely appropriate. The pop-up shop is space rented by the council and is about the four options put forward by council.” The public, including the Island Bay Residents Association, could have a say about their proposal by making submissions, Ms Calvert said. She said the council would “absolutely” consider option E if feedback for it was high enough in the consultation process.

Kirsty’s carpet bags top prize at art comp By Jamie Adams

Hataitai artist Kirsty Lillico will have plenty of money to further her career after winning the 2017 Parkin Drawing Prize. Kirsty’s work State Block was chosen as the winner out of 502 entries nationwide and 84 finalists at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts at the launch event last week. The award is $20,000, sponsored by arts patron and philanthropist Chris Parkin. Judge Seraphine Pick said Kirsty’s work was “challenging, brave and impressive”. “Her work appears to question high-density social housing and its liveability, inequality, affordability and the failure by privatisation to solve the current state housing crisis balanced with her interest in the post– depression era of International Brutalism-style of modern architecture and its aesthetics.” The competition, in associ-

ation with the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, aimed to play an important role in fostering New Zealand drawing practice. The academy said Kirsty was renowned for turning old carpet into sculptural objects based on Brutalist-style buildings and architectural plans. Her works have appeared in galleries in New Zealand and Australia. As well as being a visual artist, she has tutored at the School of Design and Fine Arts at Massey University in Wellington. Kirsty was “amazed” by the positive reception to the artwork. “I’m really pleased and very surprised. It’s a great recognition.” She said the inspiration for her design came from viewing a block of flats in Symonds Street in Auckland’s CBD. “I was interested in the legacy of the utopian idea of modern buildings.”

No address means fewer voters

Kirsty Lillico with her award-winning artwork State Block. Photo: Jamie Adams

The carpet was a metaphor for the effect that high-density housing had on liveability. “People have a reaction to used carpet because it holds human detritus.” Obtaining the carpet was actually quite easy – it had been discarded.

Monthly Bus Service

“I was looking to use industrial felt. That’s really expensive now. Then I saw a skip with a carpet and thought that was potentially a fine material to use.” State Block is currently on display at the Academy of Fine Arts at 1 Queens Wharf.

Up to 60,000 people could miss out on voting in the September General Election after their enrolment update packs were returned marked “gone, no address”. Enrolment update packs were sent to 3.15 million enrolled voters at the end of June to check their details were correctly listed on the electoral roll. Voters whose packs are returned to sender are taken off it. They can get back on the roll by visiting www.elections.org.nz by picking up an enrolment form at a PostShop, or request a form by calling 0800 36 76 56 or texting their name and address to 3676.

NOW SHOWING Next Bus

This private bus service has been operating for 17 years.

Wed 16th August 2017

DEPARTS FROM: (Outside New World)

EATERY 7 DAY BRUNCH MENU

WEEKDAYS 9AM-3PM WEEKENDS 8AM - 3PM

DINNER MENU

Island Bay (Medway Street) 12:45pm

FROM 5PM DAILY

TAKEAWAY COFFEE

Harbour City Funeral Home (56 Onepu Road, Kilbirnie)

1:00pm

Miramar Library

1:10pm

Newtown Library

1:20pm

Courtenay Place (Main Bus Stop)

1:30pm

Karori opposite The Wilson Funeral Home, (142 Karori Road, Karori)

A planned forum aims to address how a diverse range of young leaders can be empowered to add value to Wellington’s future. Participants will have a chance to connect with others and be encouraged to share their ideas in group workshops. As a result, a strategy document will then be sent to the Wellington City Council that organisers say will successfully help lead the city towards a dynamic, healthy future. The Multicultural Forum, which takes place from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, August 26 at the Johnsonville Community Centre will be presented by the Multicultural Council of Wellington and Multicultural NZ.

Advocates for better sex education at schools delivered a petition to MP Grant Robertson at parliament on Tuesday. Over 5,000 people have signed the petition of Wellington High School students Lauren Jack and Ruby Medlicott, who aim to make sex education a priority and consent and healthy relationships with LGBTQ inclusion taught in every high school. It came after two Wellington students posted comments encouraging people to rape drunk, unconscious girls. Lauren said many teenagers have experienced sexual harassment, sometimes within school environments.

Sponsored by Harbour City, Guardian and The Wilson Funeral Homes.

Recognised as making the best bacon in New Zealand at the 2017 NZ Bacon and Ham Competition

Multicultural forum for youth

Sex education petition submitted

MAKARA CEMETERY 95 Upland Road, Kelburn, 04 475 8068 4A Crofton Road, Ngaio, 04 479 6401 www.cameronharrison.co.nz

3

1:40pm

Karori Library (Outside the Postshop) 1:45pm

Fare: A donation to Wellington Free Ambulance would be greatly appreciated.

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

VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS (M) THU: 11:15AM, 3:30PM, 5:30PM, 8:20PM • FRI: 11:15AM, 3:30PM, 5:30PM, 8:20PM • SAT: 11:10AM, 3:30PM, 5:15PM, 8:20PM • SUN: 10:50AM, 2:50PM, 5:05PM, 7:50PM • MON: 12:00PM, 4:30PM, 7:00PM • TUE: 11:15AM, 3:30PM, 5:30PM, 8:20PM • WED: 10:30AM, 3:30PM, 5:30PM, 8:20PM ANNABELLE: CREATION (R16) - THU: 4:15PM, 8:30PM • FRI: 4:15PM,

8:30PM • SAT: 4:15PM, 8:30PM • SUN: 3:45PM, 8:00PM • MON: 3:00PM, 7:30PM • TUE: 4:15PM, 8:30PM • WED: 4:15PM, 8:30PM

THE BIG SICK (M) - THU: 10:45AM, 1:00PM, 6:05PM • FRI: 10:45AM, 1:00PM, 6:05PM • SAT: 11:20AM, 6:05PM • SUN: 12:30PM, 5:30PM • MON: 2:30PM, 4:45PM • TUE: 10:45AM, 1:00PM, 6:05PM • WED: 11:30AM, 1:10PM, 6:05PM ATOMIC BLONDE (R16) - THU: 2:00PM, 6:20PM • FRI: 2:00PM, 6:20PM • SAT: 2:00PM, 6:20PM • SUN: 1:30PM, 5:50PM • MON: 12:30PM, 5:15PM • TUE: 2:00PM, 6:20PM • WED: 2:00PM, 6:20PM

DUNKIRK (M) - THU: 11:00AM, 3:20PM, 8:10PM • FRI: 11:00AM, 3:20PM, 8:10PM • SAT: 3:00PM, 8:00PM • SUN: 3:00PM, 7:40PM • MON: 2:20PM, 7:15PM • TUE: 11:00AM, 3:20PM, 8:10PM • WED: 10:45AM, 3:15PM, 8:10PM BABY DRIVER (R13) - THU: 1:10PM • FRI: 1:10PM • SAT: 12:50PM • SUN: 11:00AM • MON: 12:10PM • TUE: 1:10PM • WED: 1:00PM DESPICABLE ME 3 (PG) - SAT: 11:00AM, 1:40PM • SUN: 10:40AM, 1:10PM


Thursday August 10, 2017

inbrief news

Kilbirnie reveals new brand and website

Kiwis urged to clean up this September Registrations are officially open, and it is expected that more than 50,000 individuals will join a community clean up as part of Keep New Zealand Beautiful Clean Up Week on September 11-17. Each year hundreds of organisations and businesses organise a local community clean up as part of this initiative. CEO Heather Saunderson encouraged groups of any size to sign up, and said Keep New Zealand Beautiful will then provide everything needed, including rubbish and recycling bags, gloves, health and safety guidelines and volunteer registration forms.

taken by the BID this year as it helped the Kilbirnie community to identify with the suburb and provides a base for the BID to position itself. The key themes from the work done were that Kilbirnie was Wellington’s poster child for embracing modern mediumdensity urban living, it was renowned for dynamic progressive thinking, new development and progress and it had ambition to be a vibrant place which embraced change. Created by local company Scooter Design, the new logo

conceptually uses colour to convey diversity of living - housing, business, community, recreation and events. The new website, www.kilbirnie.org.nz, provides information about Kilbirnie including a comprehensive business directory, list of events, community news, parking and getting around. The Kilbirnie Business Network will work further to bring the brand to life over the coming months, including gateway signage, as well as developing a vision for how Kilbirnie could

Young netball players at St Francis de Sales School are celebrating a dream come true, thanks to a win off-court. The school has been awarded a court makeover including freshly painted court markings, new goal posts along with new gear bags and match balls. It is the result of The ANZ Netball Dream Big promotion, which donates netball equipment to a number of clubs and schools nationwide with netball equipment. St Francis was the only successful Wellington school for 2017. The courts where the primary school players compete and train double up as a church carpark at the weekends. This has meant constant wear and tear to the line markings since they were last touched up 15 years ago. They also didn’t have regulation goal posts because of having to use hoops that would be easily stored away. Parent and junior netball coach Kate Roberts, who was responsible for winning the ANZ Netball Dream Big application, said the players were previously unable to train effectively because they couldn’t

CUSTOMER THE VEIN SPECIALISTS LTD

ADVERTISING PROOF

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 ID SCHRISTENSEN WE-7625516AB (100%) SALESAD REP 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%) St Francis de Sales pupils (from left to rightPROOF Esme McKeefry,PROOFED Alessandra Unsworth, 4/05/2017 10:31:37Mila a.m. Townsend

MUST BEAD FINALISED BY MATERIAL DEAD and Lila Feasey in front of onePLEASE of the school’s new netball goal posts. APPROVE THIS AS ASOUR POSSIBLE. NOTE THA AD ID SOON WE-7625516AB (100%)

MUST FINALISED BY OUR MATERIAL see the lines of the court. PLEASE goalsAPPROVE effectively withBE hoops branchAS manager ReubenNOTE Sel-DEAD THIS AD AS SOON POSSIBLE. THA “In the past we always had that were at the wrong angles varaj said every school that apMUST BE FINALISED BY OUR MATERIAL DEAD to pull down the posts because and heights had also been a plied was chosen on its merits. “We want to inspire children the court was used as a carpark frustration for the players. for the next-door church on School sports co-ordinator as some might want to be Silver Sundays. People had hit the Sarah Fountain was delighted Ferns.” He said it made sense to invest poles driving in. with the Kate’s successful “As you can imagine after 15 application, saying netball was in netball and cricket at junior years of constant use, they’ve one of the school’s most popular level given ANZ was the principal sponsor of those sports at taken a beating.” sports. The difficulty of shooting ANZ Wellington South national level.

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

HOT AUGUST DEALS… Specials valid 1st-31st August 2017

• Free Consultation • Repairs/relines • Full set dentures • Implant over-dentures • Acrylic & chrome partial dentures • Snore guards • Specialist referral • Anti-bruxism night guards

Email: admin@thedenturist.co.nz 40 Kilbirnie Crescent, Kilbirnie

PH 04 387 9000

www.thedenturist.co.nz

GETArtery YOUR LEGS SUMMER Conditions READY THIS WINTER $

Spider & Facial Vein Treatment

49.99

Non invasive and minimal pain

Call 0800 83 46 43 to make an appointment

Varicose Vein Treatments

$

Varicose Vein Treatments Wellington - Lower Hutt - Kapiti Palmerston North Artery Conditions - Nelson

59.99 $29.99

Pepe Lopez Glenfiddich 700ml (Gold 12YO 700ml or Silver) or Monkey Shoulder 700ml

Registered Clinical Dental Technician

Varicose Vein Treatments

Sailor Jerry Rum 700ml

Services we provide:

43818

further progress. Kilbirnie BID manager Gary Holmes said while Kilbirnie was already a great place for business, there was no overarching brand for the shopping centre. “We are trying to create a stronger identity. It’s a longerterm development. “All of our businesses have seen the logo with a copy of an information pack and the response has been favourable.” He said a date for when signage goes up hasn’t been finalised but he expected it to go up before the end of the year.

Makeover has netball pupils bouncing

39.99

$

WE-7625516AB

ChangeMakers Refugee Forum and Barbarian Productions teamed up to connect those of a refugee background and the Newtown community over food at a potluck dinner. Now everyone is invited to come see the photos that resulted. Our Food Story, a free photographic exhibition, contains photos of each attendee and the dish from their childhood that they brought along to share, along with a few words about the dish itself. The photographs, taken by Mark Tantrum, will be on display at Green Street Gallery in Newtown until Saturday, August 19. Free entry.

A new brand for the Kilbirnie Shopping Centre has been revealed thanks to the efforts of the local Kilbirnie Business Improvement District (BID). The Kilbirnie BID, which is funded via a targeted rate collected against all commercial properties in the business area, has just completed its first year. The new brand and website were launched in front of local business owners last month. Chair Bruce Welsh said that undertaking the brand proposition with branding firm Onemata was an important step

Absolut 1L or Beefeater Gin 1L

totomake make anappointment appointment Non an invasive and minimal pain

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

Artery Conditions Varicose Vein Treatments reception@svh.co.nz www.svh.co.nz Varicose Vein Treatments Spider & Facial Treatment Artery Conditions Spider & Facial Vein Vein2vascularsurgeons Treatment specialistveinhealth Spider & Facial Vein Treatment Artery Conditions Southern Cross Insurance Non invasive and minimal invasive minimal painpain Non invasive and minimal pain AffiliatedNon Providers. Criteria may and apply. Spider & Facial Vein Treatment

Call Call0800 0800 83 83 46 46 43 43

Wellington Wellington--Lower Lower Hutt Hutt - Kapiti

Call Palmerston 0800 83 North 46 43 -- Nelson Palmerston North Nelson WE-7625516AB WE-7625516AB

Exhibition spotlights refugees’ cuisine

625516AB

4

to make an appointment reception@svh.co.nz reception@svh.co.nz

www.svh.co.nz www.svh.co.nz www.svh.co.nz

Wellington - Lower Hutt - Kapiti specialistveinhealth 2vascularsurgeons specialistveinhealth 2vascularsurgeons Palmerston North - Nelson

SouthernCross CrossInsurance Insurance Southern AffiliatedProviders. Providers.Criteria Criteriamay mayapply. apply. Affiliated

reception@svh.co.nz www.svh.co.nz Fairfax Media makes every effort to create advertisements to meet your specific needs. Please note


Thursday August 10, 2017

Island Bay Parade and cycleway consultation – update

Sweet treats sought to save animals

The consultation on the four new design options proposed by Wellington City Council for the Island Bay Parade cycleway is now halfway through, with consultation set to end at 9pm on Sunday. To make a submission go to wellington.govt.nz/theparade or email your thoughts to theparade@wcc.govt.nz. The designs will also be on display at the Love the Bay drop-in shop at 132 The Parade until Saturday.

Volunteers cheer at last year’s Cupcake Day in Wellington. Photo: Jo Moore Photographer

The SPCA is encouraging Kiwis across the country to get their paws messy in the kitchen for this year’s SPCA Cupcake Day. The annual fundraiser provides a tasty way for New Zealanders to “bake” a difference in the fight against animal cruelty. Cupcake Day is the SPCA’s annual fundraiser with all proceeds going towards protecting the 46,000 abused, neglected, injured and abandoned animals that come through its doors each year. Since 2009, supporters of the charity have raised more than $2million through the baking and selling of cupcakes and other treats. This year it will be held on Monday, August 14 and the SPCA is

5

inviting people to register and bake for friends, family, colleagues and classmates, no matter what their baking ability. All the funds raised go directly towards helping animals in bakers’ local areas. Last year over $35,000 was raised in Wellington alone. “Cupcake Day is a fun and delicious way to help raise funds for the shelter, food and vet treatment these animals need, while they wait for their forever homes,” SPCA’s acting CEO Andrea Midgen said. “We want Kiwis to go barking mad for baking.” Wellington City Council will once again support the cause by holding their annual ‘Cupcake Idol’ competition.

Mayor Justin Lester and Wellington SPCA’s CEO Steve Glassey will judge the cupcakes on offer, which will then be sold to colleagues. The SPCA will also hold a cupcake stall outside Farmers on Lambton Quay from 7am on Monday where hundreds of donated cupcakes from many Wellington businesses will available.  Those interested can register to bake and sell as an individual, team or school at www.spcacupcakeday.co.nz. Participants can then share photos of their sweet creations on the SPCA’s Facebook page at SPCACupcakeDayNZ and on Instagram and Twitter using the #SPCACupcakeDay hashtag.

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 matt@loweandco.nz 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 matt@loweandco.nz E matt@loweandco.nz

MM027 matt@loweandco.nz loweandco.nz 027553 5537848 7848 E E matt@loweandco.nzW W loweandco.nz ANDCO REALTY LTD LICENSED REAA 2008

ANDCO REALTY LTD LICENSED REAA 2008


6

Thursday August 10, 2017

KKIDS corner Little Makos Swim School

Little Wonders Little Wonders (Childcare) @ the Park values the importance of relationships that provide the foundation for people to grow together, take risks and construct knowledge and understanding, through play. We believe these values form a solid foundation for all children to become confident and capable lifelong learners. We have a great relationship with local retirement village, Village @ the Park, which is a unique aspect of our curriculum. We enjoy a special relationship with the retirement living complex through our Inter-generational Care Programme. Little Wonders Childcare is also

proud to have partnered with a nutritionist to create a delicious whole foods menu to offer children. Whole food is food that is eaten as close to its natural state as possible. No additives, unprocessed, unrefined and little to no traces of chemicals. Little Wonders has great teacher to child ratio with spacious environments providing children with the opportunity to learn at their own pace. Our large natural outdoor environment encourages children to explore and discover the wonders of nature. Call us today!

Little Makos is a Swim school delivering programmes for children aged 6 months - 14 years old. We are a community partnership between Berhampore School and Harbour City Waterpolo Club. We run a variety of Learn to Swim programmes including Water Babies Classes, Pre-School LTS Classes, Private Learn to Swim and School Based Programmes. Classes run from Monday - Sunday in term time (usually a 10 week term) -

You select when your child can attend. Learn to Swim classes are aimed at all swimming abilities from the non-confident beginner through to the advanced swimmer who needs technique correction before moving to competitive swim squads. Our dedicated staff are focused towards building confidence in the water and teaching your child to swim. All our staff have competed to national level in either Swimming or Water polo including some ex-national

Brooklyn Kids Brooklyn Kids is a quality purpose built childcare centre in the heart of Brooklyn with a range of options to suit your needs. The centre offers a safe and nurturing environment for your children aged three months to five years. Teachers are warm and responsive

promoting respect, trust and security for all children and families. The centre also offers separate age appropriate indoor and outdoor play spaces for each of the three classrooms, and an indoor playground for play on wet days.

Mount Cook Preschool Mt Cook Preschool is a high-quality early childhood centre with flexible enrolment arrangements, located in Mt Cook School grounds. Working in partnership with families, we provide programmes that promote happiness, well-being and overall development of your child.

Our programmes are based on learning through developing strong respectful relationships with each other and the environment around us. To arrange a time to come in and see what we provide can provide for your child, please contact us on 04 385 9432 or www.mtcookpreschool.org.nz

Chelsea House P:: 04 389 6966 E: newtown@littlewonderschildcare.co.nz www.littlewonderschildcare.co.nz

Chelsea House is a Special Centre that values the children in our care, their parents, our employees and the community. We aim each day to give your child the best education and care, so they

can grow up as competent, confident learners and communicators, secure in their sense of belonging, and in the knowledge that they make a valuable contribution to society.

LITTLE MAKOS

SWIM SCHOOL

Nurturing every child’s potential. • A community based, multicultural centre. • Operating for over 25 years. • Catering for up to 28 Children aged between 2 and 5 years old. • Activities are built on the children's strengths, interests and needs both individually and in groups. • Free ECE offered for those eligible.

SESSION TIMES

available during school terms Monday - Friday 8:30am - 2:45pm or Monday - Friday 8:30am - 1:00pm

04 385 9432 or 021 158 4606 office@mtcookpreschool.org.nz 160 Tory Street, Wellington

www.mtcookpreschool.org.nz

Quality Early Childhood Education (3 months - 5 years)

Contact us to arrange a visit • 3 individual rooms, each with their own facilities and playground • Relaxed, nurturing environment • Friendly, caring teachers • Modern, well resourced centre

Please phone 8025782 or email manager@brooklynkids.co.nz or visit our website www.brooklynkids.co.nz 37-41 Cleveland St, Brooklyn

Our next term starts 16th October 2017 Bookings are open now!  10% family discounts  Classes from Mon - Sun and are run at a variety of different times and days - You select when your child can attend  All instructors are experienced and qualified

Our Holiday Intensive Program runs Monday 9th to Friday 13th October 2017. Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 8am - 7pm, Saturday 8am - 3pm, Sunday 8am - 1pm

Contact Sarah Chambers Mob 027 458 4310 Britomart St, Berhampore www.littlemakos.co.nz FREE PARKING - There is ample parking with no time limits on either Britomart or Stanley Streets.

At Chelsea House we are committed to providing a quality early childhood experience for all children in our care through • High adult to child ratios • Individual learning plans • Care for infants from 6 week through to over fives • Nourishing meals Oscar approved holiday programme operates throughout the school holidays We would love you to come and view our purpose built centre and meet our dedicated passionate teaching team. To arrange a visit please phone: Raumati Jo-Ann - (04) 902 5437 Levin Sarah - (06) 368 5437 20 Hours free ECE for 3-5 year olds 8.45am-2.45pm Open 7am to 6pm • www.chelseahouse.co.nz


Thursday August 10, 2017

Kids gets energised to keep obesity at bay

7

Most public commuters satisfied: Survey An annual customer satisfaction survey of public transport in the Wellington region shows satisfaction on par with last year’s survey at 92 percent. Barbara Donaldson, Chair of the Regional Transport Committee, said over 3800 customers were surveyed and the results showcase Wellington’s Metlink public transport network is continuing to achieve a very high standard of service. In another survey in May, 450 customers were asked what they thought of Metlink’s website with most features rating four out of five for ease of use.

10% OFF A LT E R AT I O N S until Thursday 31 August.*

Our services include:  Patching  Darning  Replacing Zips  Shortening  Lengthening  Take In  Let Out  Re-Modelling  Relining  New Elbow Patches  Darting  New Pockets  Tapering  Buttons And Button Holes. Suits, trousers, skirts, shirts, jackets, evening wear, corporate wear, overalls, lightweight leather or suede, manchester, curtains and cushion covers.

From left, Ryder Sa, Semanaia Agafili, Aaliyah-Grace Hall and Amelia Savali during a PE lesson at St Anne’s School in Newtown as part of Project Energise. Photo: Jamie Adams

Thousands of Wellington primary school kids are getting their blood pumping, and learning about healthy eating, to avoid obesity. Around 3000 children from 16 schools in Wellington and Porirua are participating in Project Energize Wellington, which combines sport and physical activity with nutrition lessons. The programme, which began in 2005 as an experiment in Waikato primary schools, is funded by Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) and delivered by the Heart Foundation. Brianna Tekii, the Project Energize team leader for the CCDHB catchment covering Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti, said there were three “energisers” in the catchment, with two having started recently.

Each energiser would work with approximately 10 schools. Five schools in Wellington’s southern and eastern suburbs – Holy Cross, Lyall Bay, Kahurangi, Newtown and St Anne’s – are involved in the project, having been selected on a needs analysis. “Obesity has increased significantly over recent years, and is particularly worrying in children,” CCDHB’s executive director strategy, innovation and performance Rachel Haggerty said. “Obesity is linked to a range of health problems and affects a child’s quality of life, and obese children are more likely to become obese as adults – increasing risk of further problems and reduced life expectancy.” In 2015/16 over 10 percent of New

Zealand children aged 2-14 were obese, 21 percent were overweight, and 15 percent of Maori – and 30 percent of Pacific – children were obese. “Getting children active, and helping them make healthy eating choices, will reduce childhood obesity. “We’re excited to support programmes that make a real difference in the lives of our communities.” A 2011 evaluation of Project Energise found the average weight of participating children dropped three percent, while 76 percent of their parents believed their children’s fitness improved because of the programme. CCDHB aims to have 30 Wellington schools enrolled by 2019.

Tamariki party in the park for Matariki festival There was a mix of cultures at the inaugural “Matariki for Tamariki” festival held in Carrara Park, Newtown on July 30. Organiser Vladimir Bell said the festival was very successful. It brought out many neighborhood children and their families.

Events carried both Maori and Russian themes, including a Matariki concert for children, a hangi, a Russian Food Fair and a performance by Russian clown Petrushka and Russian dancers. Vladimir, who performed as the clown, said Carrara Park Perfomers at the Matariki event at Carrara Park. Photo: Supplied

was situated in the middle of a diverse densely populated district, making it an ideal venue for a mid-winter “New Zealand Christmas” celebration. His idea came to fruition with the support of the Newtown Festival committee along with the Russian Orthodox Christian Church. Vladimir thanked Deputy Mayor Paul Eagle for the opening speech, Wellington City Council for the stage and sound system, Newtown New World for the food parcels and the Lyall Bay Warehouse for the gifts. He also thanked the professional musicians and Russian community members who participated, as well as local Kohanga Reo teacher Tessa Waikari and the Newtown Residents Association for their support. He hoped the festival would become an annual event.

Come in and discuss with one of our qualified staff members for a no obligation quote. Kind Regards, Sue and the team at Sue’s Repair & Alterations. *Conditions apply. at your fingertips in the CBD Phone 04 499 9336 Wellington: BNZ Shopping Centre, Foodcourt Level - Shop 2

Follow Carl Beentjes’ technology blog each month

Windows 10from deadline looms Get the Best Your Technology free anti-virus software – it’s not My technicians at Need a Nerd good. spend every day helping business Windows 10 was released withvery much fanfare in midand residential customers with their 4. Data backups to keep your files, 2015 and one year on, the offer to upgrade to Windows technology. No matter the problem documents, photos and music safe wefor wantfree to ensure every customer 10 is just about to expire. if, and when your computer fails – gets the problem they havethat fixed,a total Microsoft estimates of 300 devices which it will million fail one day. Backing up as well some problems they might to an external hard drive is but are now running Windows 10, with about a third ofokthose not know they had. We call this few of us are disciplined enough being new devices. But the majority - about 60% - of ‘Best Practice’ and it’s about having to do it regularly. Automatic, daily the best set based up that will do what Windows PCs are you still running 7 so if backup toWindows a cloud service is much want and run smoothly. better. that’s you and you want that free upgrade, you’ve got

The big look to for include: 5. Good quality internet suitable until 29things July we 2016 do it. for your needs. of us have 1. Do you have a modern computer To date, most Windows 10 upgrades haveMost gone reasoneither moved from basic broadband running the Windows 10 operating ably smoothly, but with volume (ADSL) to faster being VDSL ordone, fibre. System? Windows 7 is good butthe it sheer there’s shortage horror stories. Many Inevitably we will allof bethese on fibrehave one only has no a few years left inof it before day but don’t Microsoft rush into it unless you it goes the way Windows XP and happened inofthe last two months when made are experiencing problems with Vista Windows 10 an automatic update without really letting download speeds. 2. Microsoft Office 365 for your anyone know and around the world people woke up email and desktop applications – 6. A reliable wifi network with sesurprised a newOneNote, operating system running on their Word, Excel,with PowerPoint, cure passwords that extends to all computer. upneed to atonon-funcSkype, InternetUnfortunately, Explorer and so on.many the woke places you use it. The big thing here is that you a can tioning computer and sinkingWhether feeling in their stomach. at home or work most, access all your computer stuff from if not all, of these things will Microsoft is going to continue its extended supportbecomany computer in the world with an important to you. mitment for Windows 7 through to January 2020, so if internet connection. Happy Computing you’re happy with Windows 7 and don’t believe you’ll be 3. Anti-virus security software to Book Nerdtime, online at the protectyour you from malwarecomputer including using current in fourayears’ then www.needanerd.co.nz the recent Wanna Cry & Petya upgrade may not be for you. ransomware threats. Don’t rely on or phone 0800 63 33 26 But if you are going to upgrade from your current Windows 7, 8 or 8.1, best you get a hurry on. The process isn’t difficult – check it out at https://www.microsoft. com/en-NZ/windows/windows-10-upgrade. Just make sure that before you carry out the upgrade, you’ve got a current backup of your computer that you know works just in case you need to go back. Computers are like most other things in life – a byte of prevention is worth a terabyte of cure.


8

Thursday August 10, 2017

MITRE 1

2017 D

Sell your property with Everard and when sold I’ll donate $1000 to a rugby club of your choice*

August 17

North Harbour v Otago

Albany

7:35pm

August 18

Tasman v Canterbury

Nelson

7:35pm

August 19

Hawke’s Bay v Southland

Napier

2:35pm

August 19

Taranaki v Waikato

New Plymouth

5:05pm

August 19

Counties Manukau v Auckland

Pukekohe

7:35pm

August 20

Northland v Bay of Plenty

Whangarei

2:35pm

August 20

Manawatu v Wellington

Palmerston North

4:35pm

August 24

Southland v North Harbour

Invercargill

7:35pm

August 25

Bay of Plenty v Hawke’s Bay

Rotorua

5:45pm

August 25

Waikato v Counties Manukau

Hamilton

7:45pm

August 26

Wellington v Taranaki

Wellington

2:35pm

August 26

Auckland v Northland

Auckland

4:45pm

August 27

Manawatu v Tasman

Palmerston North

2:35pm

August 27

Canterbury v Otago (RS)

Christchurch

4:35pm

August 30

Auckland v Waikato

Auckland

7:35pm

August 31

Bay of Plenty v Wellington

Rotorua

7:35pm

September 1

Hawke’s Bay v Canterbury

Napier

7:35pm

September 2

Otago v Manawatu

Dunedin

2:35pm

September 2

Southland v Northland

Invercargill

5:05pm

September 2

Taranaki v Counties Manukau

New Plymouth

7:35pm

September 3

Waikato v Tasman

Hamilton

2:35pm

September 3

North Harbour v Auckland

Albany

4:35pm

September 6

Wellington v Hawke’s Bay

Wellington

7:35pm

September 7

Counties Manukau v North Harbour

Pukekohe

7:35pm

September 8

Canterbury v Southland (RS)

Christchurch

5:45pm

September 8

Manawatu v Bay of Plenty

Palmerston North

7:45pm

September 9

Auckland v Taranaki

Auckland

2:35pm

Katie Underwood

September 9

Northland v Waikato

Whangarei

4:35pm

September 10

Tasman v Wellington

Blenheim

2:35pm

“Local Agent, Local Knowledge”

September 10

Hawke’s Bay v Otago

Napier

4:35pm

Call Katie to hear about this month’s special offer!

September 13

Canterbury v Counties Manukau (RS)

Christchurch

7:35pm

September 14

Northland v North Harbour

Whangarei

7:35pm

September 15

Southland v Auckland

Invercargill

5:45pm

September 15

Taranaki v Bay of Plenty

New Plymouth

7:45pm

September 16

Otago v Tasman

Dunedin

4:35pm

September 17

Counties Manukau v Hawke’s Bay

Pukekohe

2:35pm

EVERARD ASPELL Licensed REA Act 2008

WEEK 1

M 0274 445 248 E everard.aspell @raywhite.com *conditions apply

You can rest easy with WEEK 2 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!

WEEK 3

190 THORNDON QUAY, THORNDON.

PH 473 5505

WEEK 4

WEEK 5

Newtown La

Wellington Mitsubishi Your One Stop Mitsubishi Shop

Call Katie to sell your home MOB: 027 248 2061 PH: 04 894 3717 EMAIL: katie.underwood @raywhite.com Licensed under the REAA 2008

New & Pre-owned Mitsubishi Sales Competitive Finance Available

Serviced by Factory Trained Technicians with Genuine Parts

Wellington Mitsubishi Our Service and Parts Departments Parts from are Our now Service open onand Saturdays Departments are now open on 8am-12pm for your convenience. Saturdays from 8am-12pm for your convenience.

Supporting the local community.

Wellington Mitsubishi 75 Cambridge Tce, Te Aro, Wellington | Ph: (04) 3852252 | www.wellingtonmitsubishi.com

Do your own laundry an Select a cold, warm or washing machines and We provide detergents There is always somebo

• Off Street Parking • Open • Ironing, pressing • Duvets • Beddin • Big washers a

www.kpclaundry.co.nz • OPEN 7 DAYS • in 4 Wilson Street, Newtow


Thursday August 10, 2017

10 CUP DRAW WEEK 5

WEEK 6

WEEK 7

WEEK 8

WEEK 9

BIG or SMALL...

September 17

Wellington v Canterbury

Wellington

4:35pm

September 20

Bay of Plenty v Southland

Rotorua

7:35pm

September 21

Otago v Auckland

Dunedin

7:35pm

September 22

Manawatu v Northland

Palmerston North

7:35pm

September 23

North Harbour v Canterbury

Albany

2:35pm

September 23

Waikato v Wellington

Hamilton

5:05 pm

September 23

Hawke’s Bay v Taranaki

Napier

7:35pm

September 24

Bay of Plenty v Counties Manukau

Tauranga

2:35pm

September 24

Tasman v Southland

Nelson

4:35pm

September 27

Northland v Otago

Whangarei

7:35pm

September 28

Taranaki v Tasman

New Plymouth

7:35pm

September 29

North Harbour v Hawke’s Bay

Albany

7:35pm

September 30

Southland v Manawatu

Invercargill

2:35pm

September 30

Auckland v Bay of Plenty

Auckland

5:05pm

September 30

Canterbury v Waikato (RS)

Christchurch

7:35pm

October 1

Wellington v Otago

Wellington

2:35pm

October 1

Counties Manukau v Northland

Pukekohe

4:35pm

October 4

Tasman v North Harbour

Blenheim

7:35pm

October 5

Manawatu v Counties Manukau

Palmerston North

7:35pm

October 6

Canterbury v Taranaki (RS)

Christchurch

7:35pm

October 7

Otago v Bay of Plenty

Dunedin

2:35pm

October 7

Northland v Hawke’s Bay

Whangarei

5:05pm

October 7

Southland v Wellington

Invercargill

7:35pm

October 8

Tasman v Auckland

Nelson

2:35pm

October 8

Waikato v North Harbour

Hamilton

4:35pm

October 11

Taranaki v Manawatu

New Plymouth

7:35pm

October 12

Wellington v Northland

Wellington

7:35pm

October 13

Auckland v Canterbury

Auckland

7:35pm

October 14

Bay of Plenty v Waikato

Tauranga

2:35pm

October 14

Otago v Southland

Dunedin

5:05pm

October 14

Counties Manukau v Tasman

Pukekohe

7:35pm

October 15

North Harbour v Taranaki

Albany

2:35pm

October 15

Hawke’s Bay v Manawatu

Napier

4:35pm

SEMI-FINALS: Friday 20 October - Saturday 21 October FINALS: Friday 27 October and Saturday 28 October

Laundrette

dry and blankets or get a service wash. m or hot wash from our great selection of front loading s and large dryers. gents that include an oxybrite agent and fabric softeners. omebody here to greet you. You can pay with cash or eftpos.

pen 7 days • Mink Blankets edding • Sports Gear • Dry Cleaning ers and dryers

• info@kpclaundry.co.nz • 0800 536 536 wtown, Ph 04 389 8156

9

SHOW YOUR TRUE COLOURS TODAY!

Head into Outlet City to grab up to 80% off!

With Big Brands and Big Savings we have you sorted. 24 Main Road, Tawa Open 10.00am - 5.00pm, 7 days a week

Steve SELLS them ALL! Steve Fejos M: 0275 621 777 P: 04 212 6772 E: stevefejos@xtra.co.nz

• Interior Painting • Exterior Painting • Roof Spraying • Roof Replacement • Plastering • Wallpaper Hanging • Waterblasting • Spouting Replacement • Maintenance Repairs

For a free, no-obligation quote contact: 0800 200084 | 021 03 43 120 goipaint@me.com | www.iPaintLtd.co.nz

Call an expert electrician, Call Parsons Electical Wellington

Mark Little - Director

Ph: 04 386 2605 | Mob: 0274 577 692 Email: mark@parsonselectrical.co.nz 28 Moxham Ave, Hataitai, Wellington

Carpet repairs & Carpet cleaning, Wellington • Carpet repairs • Broken Seams • Re-Stretching • Carpet Cleaning • Domestic • Commercial • Free Quotes

CALL US NOW on 385 4085 YOUR LOCAL AGENT MATT THORN TOP SALES CONSULTANT #13 WELLINGTON REGION*

GOLD AWARD EXCELLENCE IN SALES*

*AWARDED AT PREVIOUS AGENCY JUL-SEP 2016

ANDCO REALTY LTD LICENSED REAA 2008

M 027 553 7848 E matt@loweandco.nz


10

Thursday August 10, 2017

readers have their say... Find out the WORD on the Street. Q: Two Green MPs have resigned over Metiria Turei’s benefits fraud admission. Should she go as well?

Paul Taylor, ex-Newtown I think it’s good she’s admitting to it. There’s stuff in everybody’s lives. I think she should stay.

David Townsend, Miramar The two MPs are entitled to views on morality. I can’t think of anyone I know who hasn’t transgressed the law.

Brytt Frunt, Newtown I don’t think she should resign, but the dysfunction is having a large impact. Publicly saying that hasn’t helped.

Nick Parish, Newtown It would depend on how well they would work together with Labour.

Tukare Minihira, ex-Newtown I reckon she should have resigned. Why would you want to be in a team represented by a fraudster?

Keith Raynor, Newtown I think she should resign, but it’s a tough one. It’s grandstanding and making the issue about her.

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 news@wsn.co.nz. Please note that your name and street address must also be provided in e mails.

No excuse for fraud Dear Editor, Co-leader of the Green Party Metiria Turei’s admission to having committed fraud over a five-year period has left the public of New Zealand wondering - is there a law for politicians and a different law for the rest of us? Her admission to this crime, had she not been a list MP, would have seen her up in court facing charges

of fraud. Accountability must play a part in this situation. She is a list MP and as such her reputation should be beyond reproach but this is, by her own admission sadly not the case. Despite making the offer to pay back everything she has stolen from the taxpayer this does not excuse her crime. Currently she is paid by the taxpayer so how is she going to pay back all the money she fraudulently stole from the same taxpayer who currently pays her wages? The question we must ask ourselves is do we, the voting public of New Zealand, want openly dishonest people running

this country? I believe the answer to this question is obvious – no we do not. The honourable thing for Metiria Turei to do is to step down from the position of co-leader of the Green Party and leave parliament. They say there is honour among thieves let us see how honourable Metiria Turei really is. Come September 23 hopefully the voting public will cast their votes wisely on who they want to govern this country for the next three years. Paul Rea Chairperson NZ Senior’s Party

Henry Ford to blame for traffic woes Dear Sir or Madam, I have a complaint to make about the holdups in the CBD, Hutt City and suburbs. Over the past 100 years there has been too many hold-ups every day and never been stopped. There’s too much traffic on our roads causing major problems, and why is there too much traffic on our roads? It

happens because Henry Ford is [sic] an idiot. He is to blame for all this. Why did Ford build motor cars? I want them banned for good. I want all the traffic here in Wellington taken down now because it wastes too much time that does not wait for me. (Master) Peter Croft Lyall Bay

Cycleway response saddens Dear Editor, I am willing to share that the dispute over the cycleway has left me disillusioned with the community. Where I once hoped to buy my family home, I now couldn’t think of living in a neighbourhood so far from my values. I have lost my sense of connection and my hope that people could put the

environment before themselves. I cycle for transport and have found the current cycleway to keep me safe and visible. I enjoy riding it and appreciate the acknowledgement of my vehicle in a space usually reserved for the privileged. Nga mihi. Chloe Bisley-Wright, Island Bay

Supporting status quo Dear Editor, Thank you for highlighting the cycleways of Wellington so prominently in your newspaper. It is an issue dear to all of us. I’d like to thank the Wellington City Council for putting a cycleway in Island Bay. I cycle to Island Bay on a regular basis to use the shops, see friends and visit the coast. The cycleway is a pleasure to use because it is quieter, safer and a smoother ride than the road. I feel safe out of the way of the moving cars because I am not scared of a

driver opening their car door into me. When I drive my car, I’m pleased the bikes are not likely to be in danger due to me overtaking them, and it’s easy enough to slow down at junctions and in the shopping area. If you don’t already cycle, imagine using the cycleway and how safe and unstressful it feels. Please keep something similar in Island Bay and extend the cycleway through Berhampore and Newtown now. Dr Marion Leighton Newtown


Thursday August 10, 2017

Challenging times for students returning to school By Jamie Adams

A new study shows that two thirds of girls could find the return to school daunting. A study by GirlGuiding New Zealand of 4365 girls between the ages of seven and 17 found school pressures dominated the daily concerns of young women in New Zealand. Doing well in school was one of the top three concerns of those surveyed. More than a third said there was “a lot” of pressure on them to do well in school. This stress increased with age, with almost half of 16-17-year-olds feeling pressure to succeed. Island Bay’s Alexandra Hall “definitely” knows what pressure can be like. The Year 12 Wellington East

Alexandra Hall has multiple roles in her strive for excellence. Photo: Jamie Adams

Girls College student has lofty aims for the six subjects she studies. “I’m always striving to achieve Excellence. To get to

that requires 90 percent, 95 percent sometimes.” But it’s the extra-curricular Girl Guide activities that have the real impact. “I’m a participant in Rangers, I’m a Brownie leader and I’m part of the Ranger Advocacy Panel.” Involvement in Brownies and Rangers could take four hours out of her week, in addition to homework time, while being on the Ranger advocacy panel meant regularly communicating via Skype. “I want to find out what our girl members [of Rangers] are thinking.” Despite the clash with her school studies, Alexandra strives to achieve Rangers certificates by attending courses. “I do what I can on weekends and holidays.”

Alexandra’s devotion to empowering girls has seen her meet the Governor General on Waitangi Day and attend an International Women’s Day breakfast. GirlGuiding New Zealand is working with New Zealand girls to provide an outlet away from these stresses, with a programme that includes outdoor activities and adventures, camping, community action projects, life skills, and leadership opportunities.  The What Matters study by GirlGuiding New Zealand also looked at role models, body image, mental health, and acceptance. A summary of the research is available on the GirlGuiding NZ website: https://www.girlguidingnz.org.nz/about-us/news/ what-matters

SportsFest celebrates fun, friendship and fair play with local youth Thousands of Year 5-8 students from across the Wellington region will experience fun, friendship, and fair play at SportsFest this year – encouraged by a group of Kiwi sporting heroes. SportsFest is an action-packed two-day multi-sports festival exclusive to Wellington, where the focus is on participation, and games are modified to suit younger players – like Rippa Rugby and Minipolo. Kiwi sports stars involved include Irene van Dyk (Netball), Peter Taylor (Rowing) and Sarah Cowley-Ross (Heptathlon), who will be on hand at the event’s various venues offering advice, encouragement, and stories from their years of ex-

perience as high performance athletes. Wellington City Council Education Partnership Leader Elspeth McMillan said she was pleased with the strong support already shown for the event from schools around the region. “For the third year running we’ve had a good uptake with 50 schools and more than 3000 students participating. This is in addition to team managers, sports coordinators, and of course we couldn’t do it without parents volunteering their time too. “SportsFest also couldn’t happen without the partnership between Wellington City Council, Primary Sport Wellington, ASB Bank, and 11

Regional Sports Organisations – all coming together to make this unique event a success for the capital,” she added. ASB regional manager Amanda Young said ASB is proud to be involved in this year’s much-loved Wellington SportsFest.

“SportsFest provides a great opportunity to support Wellington’s future high performance athletes, giving them exposure to some of the greatest sporting names in New Zealand. We look forward to being involved in this year’s event,” said Amanda.

11

#1

KEEP

LEARNING Ongoing training keeps you skilled

k now boo You can ts n e tm oin your app ur website o ia 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!

About Wellington SportsFest 2017 SportsFest takes place in August 15-16 with Years 5 and 6 students competing on the first day and Years 7 and 8 students competing on the second day. The competitions will take the form of round robin tournaments concluding with

a prize-giving. Games will be played at various venues across the city including ASB Sports Centre, Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, and the National Hockey Stadium. The event is free and open to the public.

P E R S ONA L

Showroom: 29 Hutt Road, Thorndon BLINDS FOR YOUR HOME AND OFFICE

Looking for a

good woman to marry

58 Miramar Avenue, Miramar Ph 04 388 8038 For more details please check out our website:

www.peninsuladental.co.nz

HOME SECURITY FINGERTIPS

at your

between the ages of 47 to 70

Monitor your property directly and remotely! • Exciting new fabrics • Wide range of blinds • Colour consultancy • Installation - Repairs • 3 year guarantee

FREE measure and quote Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm

 view on phone, tablet, laptop  real-time monitoring  convenient

I am a 50 year old man, seeking a nice lady between 47-70 looking to marry. Only sincere people please.

JUST DEDICATED TO YOUR SATISFACTION

sales@justblinds.co.nz Ph: 04 472 9920 - www.justblinds.co.nz

Email bio with a recent photo to: nicoledavisfirm@gmail.com

63 Hutt Road, Petone Ph: 04 568 6695 | Mob: 021 577 091

www.dualguard.co.nz


12

Thursday August 10, 2017

Talk to your

LOCAL PHARMACY

Tara, Verina-Mary, Ray, Shahlaa, and Yousr Opening Hours Mon - Fri 8.30am-6pm | Tues 9am-6pm Sat 9.30am-12.30pm

139 Riddiford St, Newtown. Ph 389-4600 Fax: 389-4655

CONSTIPATION, MANAGING TO STAY REGULAR

MIRAMAR UNICHEM PHARMACY 58 Miramar Ave

EASTER HOURS: Closed Friday 14th, Sunday 16th and Monday 17th Open on Saturday 15th from 9am to 4pm P: 388 8516 • F: 388 6587

Kelvin Lim Pharmacist

HATAITAI PHARMACY

4 Moxham Avenue, Hataitai, Ph: 386-1647

Bowel habits vary widely between individuals. For some people, being ‘regular’ means having a bowel motion every day; for others, passing a motion every two days, or even less frequently, is ‘regular’ and normal for them. “It is when changes occur to your bowel motions and their usual pattern – particularly if you ‘go’ less than 3 times per week, and you have to strain regularly to pass them, that you can consider you have constipation”, say Self Care pharmacists. Whatever the frequency, having regular bowel motions is part of being healthy and helps to avoid problems such as haemorrhoids (piles). Most cases of constipation in adults are mild and occur infrequently. Usually it can be linked to lifestyle factors such as not eating enough fibre in your diet or drinking enough fluids, and lack of physical activity. Not responding straight away to the urge to pass a bowel motion can lead to constipation. Some medicines, and some medical conditions, can also be the cause. Your Self Care pharmacist may discuss your medication history with you as a number of commonly used medicines may be associated with constipation and they may provide you with more information on these. People with emotional stress and

worry can become constipated, and hormone changes during pregnancy can lead to women having problems passing bowel motions. When you are constipated your stools can become lumpy or hard, or form a large bulky mass. In both cases, bowel motions are difficult to pass without straining. Regular straining to pass the stools can lead to haemorrhoids. After passing a motion, you may feel that there is more still to pass, or you may have a feeling of blockage in the bowel. “Before treating constipation with medicines, consider first making some simple lifestyle changes”, recommend Self Care pharmacists. “Drink plenty of fluids (water is best), since fluids soften the stools and make them easier to pass. Six to eight glasses of water throughout the day is a good amount; more if you eat a lot of fibre. If you are ‘bunged-up’ because you don’t have enough fibre in your diet (adults should have about 18-30g fibre a day) then slowly, over a few weeks to prevent wind in the gut, increase the amount you eat to keep your bowel motions soft and easy to pass. Fresh fruit and vegetables, and whole grain cereals and breads, are good sources of fibre. Our Self Care fact card on Reducing Your Cholesterol has helpful information on a heart-healthy diet which is

also useful for preventing constipation”. Being active and mobile is a way to prevent constipation, and taking regular exercise, such as walking everyday, will get your bowels ‘moving’. “However, if these lifestyle measures do not work, or you have severe constipation, laxative medicines can help. There are many different types, each working in different ways. Some work quickly and others take a few days”, indicate Self Care pharmacists. “For example, softeners work within a few hours on hard stools; stimulanttype laxatives work directly on the bowel to increase its activities in passing faeces. Other products act like fibre to bulk-up the stools for easy passing. These bulking-forming agents are good for long-term control of constipation and are not used for rapid relief”. Self Care pharmacists caution that “if these measures don’t help your constipation or it gets worse, or if you notice blood in the stools, have unexplained weight loss, fever, nausea or vomiting, you need to see your doctor”. And they advise that long-term use of laxatives is best to be under the doctor’s supervision. For more information, talk to your Self Care pharmacist, and ask for a free copy of the Self Care fact card on Constipation.

Speak to us for your Self-care needs Meet the team...

Pam - MPS ANZCP Dip BuAd Sacha - B Pharm MPS

Melanie- B Pharm MPS

Pharmacists

from left:

Kim, Phil, Sarah, Casey, Simon, Harry and Monique.

Linda Choie, Alana Pretoria, Androulla Kotrotsos (owner) and Victoria Pickering.

Unichem Cuba Mall 122 Cuba Mall • P: 384 6856 • F: 382 9180

26 Bay Road, Kilbirnie Ph: 387-3939 • Fax: 387-3935

Unichem Courtenay Place Pharmacy

(Formerly Baycourt Pharmacy)

504 Broadway, Strathmore Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30-6.00pm & Sat 9am-1pm

Ph: 388-6593 Fax: 388-6594

Open 7 days

Life Pharmacy Kilbirnie

Parking at the rear in Kilbinie Plaza

Open: Mon - Sat

100 Courtenay Place • P: 384 8333 • F: 385 6863

KILBIRNIE PHARMACY Caring for you & your family On Bay Road, Ph: 387 9254 kilbirniepharmacy@xtra.co.nz


Thursday August 10, 2017

CLASSIFIEDS

Coastal discharge as wastewater pipe undergoes repair

Tuition MAURICE PRIESTLEY - Guitar tutor Newtown -Casual 30 minute lesson $30.00(incl.GST)/lesson -Prepaid and booked 4 or more 30 min. lessons - $25.00(incl.GST)/ Composed by Tony Watling 11th. Nov. 2015 lesson Phone/text 021552933

Health and Wellness Some wastewater has had to be dumped THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE THERAPY into Owhiro Bay – part of the Taputeran12yr Exp Dip.Th.Mass Sports, Treatment, ga Marine Reserve – after a damaged pools were built by us. Claire fitting was discovered on the mainOur summer Relaxation Newtown 0274132782 Blends in well did cause no fuss. wastewater pipe serving Brooklyn and Vacant With hydro slide Situations will cause a splash. Island Bay. And to it many people dash. However the amount of discharge was less than anticipated and it is believedThrough native bush we twist and wiggle. the amount of environmental impact willFrom the children brings a giggle. be minimal. Severn days a week the place is open. Wellington Water staff and contractorsHot summer days we all are hopen! spent last Friday replacing the fitting after a chamber in the car park at Owhiro Bay developed a leak. Public Notice The car park has been closed for the past week to allow safe access for staff, OF THE D AY vehicles and equipment. Wainuiomata Squash Club Wellington Water spokesman Alex van Passen said that in order to carry AGM out 51. the J.K. repair, wastewater was diverted We are seeking a dynamic friendly through Rowlingan overflow pipe into the sea at person to run7.00pm our college shop selling Owhiro Bay. chose the Monday November uniform and 30th stationery, and manage “Sump trucks and other measures unusual At the Clubrooms student fees, you will be welcomed into were used to minimise the amount as nameas possible, however the volume of an amazing team environment where much ‘Hermione’ no twoCorner days are same. the wastewater was greater than staff’s ofthe Main Road so young ability to store or divert it.” OurMoohan ideal team member will be able and Streets, Wainuiomata girls He said the leak affected the joint to a to demonstrate: wouldn’t valve – not the pipe itself. • Be a great multi-tasker be teased “We’ve been in touch with iwi, resi• Knowledge and experience with Bringing local news dents, health and environmental authorifor being Xero preferred ties to let them know what’s happening.” nerdy! to the community • Excellent customer service skills Alex initially estimated the volume of • A willingness to solve problems on the discharge would be approximately the go Situation Vacant 2000 cubic metres - almost the amount • A methodical and successful of a full size swimming pool. However approach to prioritising and meeting it turned out it was only 500-600 cubic deadlines metres on the day. • Excellent skills with invoicing and “It is a lot less than if the pipe had student accounts burst. Our advice is that it won’t have • You will need to be computer savvy lasting impacts as the high tides will • Preferably you will have had wash it away.” experience in a similar role Signs will be in place with a health • Must be prepared to administer first warning, and water quality will be aid when required. monitored both before and after the You will be committed to delivering repair is made until the samples are outstanding customer service, be savvy returned clear. Deliverers Required in and proactive with a “can do attitude”. A rahui was placed over the affected This position is approximately 35 - 40 coastal area, 1: prohibiting the publicMohaka, from Area Momona, Kawatiri - Kaponga. hours per week term time, if you are entering the water until it was lifted. interested please send a cover letter The pipe was installed in 1993 and at and CV to finance.manager@rongotai. the point of the leak serves just under 8000 south-western Wellington houseschool.nz holds, or about 21,000 people. Applications close 18 August 2017.

POOLS OF SATISFACTION

FACT

Student & Shop Administrator

Wainuiomata Newspaper Deliverers

WANTED

Contact Sandra on 587 1660 accounts@wsn.co.nz

���������� ���������� C R O S S W O R D Puzzle CROSSWORD CROSSWORD

Wednesday November 18, 2015

13 13

TradesToand Services Lease

Death Notices Firewood

PAINTING Decorating for $42 all per Painting SECURE STORAGE 14sqm week.

THACKERY, Frank Chang: Aug 1, 2017. 2m seasoned pine $180 John Brown (Willie): TOGANIVALU , William

Services by competent and considerate TradesWainui Self Storage, Waiu St, 0274805150. men. Realistic Rates. Phone Neil 388-7518 Trades and Services PAINTING, Interior/Exterior, Gib-Stopping. 30 years experience. Phone 027 667 2468 FOR ALL ELECTRICAL repairs and BUILDERby available LBP. Residentialwith & installations top-qualifi ed electrician Commercial buildings and maintenance work. record of over fifty years of giving locals the Quality assured. Phone: Shane - 021987752. lowest cost “around-the-clock” service, just phone 977-8787 or@021-0717-674 or email All Painting Services Trees - Hedges jack.powell@outlook.com GRAHAM’S PAINTERS Rubbish Removal Exterior/Interior Situation Vacant Phone Mike Experienced 0800 573 573 Tradesmen 027 449 4115 Exterior of Houses FREE QUOTES Painted in Winter PENSIONER RATES Available for ALL Interior Work

PAINTING TEAM

~ Pensioner Discounts ~ grahamspaintersnz@gmail.com www.grahamspainters.co.nz Ph 564 9202 or 021 183 9492

with own scaffolding

Exc. Refs. Comp Rates. All work guaranteed. FREE QUOTES Contact Marcus on: 021 764 831

N

CRAFTSMAN PLUMBER

REG DRAINLAYER Graham Plumbing & Drainage Ltd Call John 970 2409 or 027 457 4999

44236

Psychic

Interior Painting & Wallpapering Contact John on 388 3862 or 027 4466 371 www. johnsdecorationsltd.co.nz

Psychic Riley A solid loved ones Reunites Removes negativity Reveals lover’s faithfulness Solves all problems Guaranteed results call 0017472181553

Fences - Decks Retaining Walls Phone Mike 0800 573 573 027 449 4115 FREE QUOTES PENSIONER RATES

GOT NEWS? Contact 04 587 1660

Applications are available at our recruitment office or at the security gate based in the Ngauranga George in Wellington. Contact Barry 472 7987 or 021 276 6654.

������ ������ ACROSS ACROSS ��������������������������������� 1. Nonsensical ��������������������������������� ACROSS 1. Nonsensical (9)(9) ACROSS ������������������������ 6. Enchant (9)(5-6) ������������������������ Result (5-6) 6.1. Enchant (9) 1. Result ������������ 11. Searches carefully ������������ 11. Searches carefully 7. Scoundrel (7) (7) (5)(5) 7. Scoundrel ���������������������� 12. Japanese art of flower ���������������������� 12. Japanese art 11. Pulls (5) 11. Pulls (5) of flower ���������������������� arrangement ���������������������� arrangement (7)(7) 12. Deviousness (7) (7) 12. Deviousness 13. Horse’s hindquarters ��������������������������� 13. Horse’s hindquarters ��������������������������� 13. Excellent (5) (5) (5)(5) 13. Excellent 14. Remove all restraints ���������������������������� 14. Remove (8)(8) ���������������������������� 14. Alert (9)all 14. Alert (9)restraints 17. Native Aust. wind instrument (10) �������������� 17. Native Aust. wind instrument (10) �������������� 15. 15. So So (9) (9) 18. Artificial language (3) ��������������� 18. Artificial language (3) ��������������� 16. Directs (6) 16. Directs (6) 20. NZ’s most prolific writer; 20. NZ’s most prolific writer; ���������������� ���������������� 18. Skull (7) (7) 18. Skull Sir Alfred ... (4) Sir Alfred ... (4) ������������������������������ ������������������������������ 21. Disorder (4) (4) (7) 21. Disorder 22. State head(Aust) 22. State head(Aust) ��������������������� ��������������������� 23. Racket (3) (3) (7) 23. Racket 24. Sieve (6) 24. Sieve (6) ��������������������� ��������������������� 25. Take by by sipssips (3) (3) 25. Take Golf peg 26.26. Golf peg (3)(3) ����������������������� ����������������������� 27. Stake (4) 27. Stake (4) 28. Short-necked Afr. animal(5)(5) 28.��������������������� Short-necked Afr. animal ��������������������� 28. Artlessness 28. Artlessness 29. Bunch (7) (7) (7) 29. Bunch (7) �������������� �������������� 30. Low chair;Chaise Chaise ... (6) 30. Low chair; ... (6) 32. Asian country 32. Asian country (5)(5) ������������������ ������������������ 32. Expert; ... hand (3) 32. Expert; ... hand (3) 33. Drawn game (3) 33.�������������������������� Drawn game (3) �������������������������� 33. Strange (3) 33. Strange (3)(3) 34. Immediately (3) 34. Immediately ����������������������� 34. Zealous ����������������������� 35. Priest’s garment 34. Zealous (6) (6)(3)(3) 35. Priest’s garment ������������������ 36. Splendour 35. In brisk time(music) ������������������ 35. In brisk time(music) (7) (7) 36. Splendour (5)(5) ��������������� 37. Landscape (7)(4) 36. U.S. state ��������������� 36. U.S. state (4) 37. Landscape (7) ����������������������� 38. Slack 37. Biblical vessel ����������������������� 37. Biblical (3) (3) 38. Slack (5)(5)vessel ������������������������� 39. Day before 39. Curve ������������������������� 39. Curve (3) (3) 39. Day before (3)(3) �������������� 41. Topics (6)(4) 41. Cupid �������������� 41. Topics (6) 41. Cupid (4) 42. Grazing land ������������������������������������� 43. Exposed to(7)air 42. Grazing land ������������������������������������� 43. Exposed to(7) air (7) (7) 44. King Russia ������������������������ ��� 45. Female relatives 44. King of of Russia (4)(4) (6) ������������������������ ���(6) 45. Female relatives 47. Noncommissioned �������������� 48. An endless time(Lat) 47. Noncommissioned �������������� 48. An endless time(Lat) (9) (9) officer(Abbr) (3)people(inf) (9) ������������������� 49. Left handed officer(Abbr) (3) 49. Left handed people(inf) (9) �������������������

4m Split pine store for Aug 2, 2017. next winter $330

Large Bags Kindling $13

Public Notices

Large Bags Dry Pine/ hardwood mix $14

ADVERTISING TERMS & CONDITIONS Free Delivery in Wainui All advertisements are subject to the approval of Wellington Suburban Newspapers. Advertisements are positioned entirely at the option of The Publisher & no guaranTrades Services tee of placement is given.and 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 will be charged on the size of the material supplied or the space ordered whichever 46 Waione St Petone is the greater. It isPh:the5685989 responsibility of the Advertiser or Open Sat 9am-3pm Advertising AgentFormerly to notify Wellington Suburban Newscpa spares papers of any error within 24 hours of its publication. The Publisher is not responsible for recurring errors. To obtain a classifiFuneral ed space orderDirector (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.

0220831542

Trades and Services

Island Bay Plumbing

Your Local Plumber Ring Paul on: M: (027) 4433-535 P: 0800 383 752

44465

View the Wainuiomata News online www.wsn.co.nz 24/7 Service

��������������������� ��������������������� By ByRussell RussellMcQuarters McQuarters

����������������������� ����������������������� 49. Takes apart (10) 49. Takes apart (10) ���������������� 51. Usual (8)(5) ���������������� 51. Angry (5) 51. Usual (8) 51. Angry ������������������������ 55. Lawful (5)by ������������������������ 52. Solidify by cooling (7)(7) 55. Lawful (5) 52. Solidify cooling ������������������������ 56. Pleasure traveller ������������������������ 56. Pleasure traveller (7)(7) 53. Anaesthetic (5)(5) 53. Anaesthetic ��������������� 57. Hourly ��������������� 57. Hourly (5)(5) 54. Humbleness (7)(7) 54. Humbleness 58. Mid-morning snack(inf) (9) 58. Mid-morning snack(inf) 55.55. Friendship (11) Friendship (11) (9) 59. Aptness ���� 59. Aptness (9)(9) ���� ����������������

���������������� DOWN DOWN DOWN DOWN ��������������������� 1.��������������������� Sound (5)(5) 1.Hard Sound 1. varnish 1. Hard varnish (7)(7) �������������� 2.�������������� Sent (11) 2.Disband Sent (11) 2. (inf) 2. Disband (inf) (5)(5) �������������� �������������� 3.3.Shy (8)(8) 3.Canine Shy tooth (6) 3. Canine tooth (6) ������������� 4.������������� Of public revenue (6)(6) 4.Projecting Of public revenue 4. window 4. Projecting window �������������� �������������� 5. Turn outwards (5)(5) 5.(upper Turn outwards storey) (5) (upper storey) (5) ����������������� 6.����������������� Constrict (7)(7) 6.Prophet Constrict 5. 5.������������������������� Prophet (4)(4) ������������������������� 7. Has high morals (8) 7. Has high 6. Delicate (7) 6.����������������������������� Delicate (7) morals (8) ����������������������������� 8.7. Reduce (6) 8.Sprinkle Reduce (6)(6) 7. Sprinkle (6) ������������������������������ 9.Beyond Sanction 9.������������������������������ Sanction (7)(7) (12) 8. correction (12) 8. Beyond correction ������������������������ ������������������������ 10. Audacity 10. Audacity (5) 9. Audibly (5) 9.������������������ Audibly (5) (5) ������������������ 16. Arrange in(11) steps 16. Arrange in (11) steps (7)(7) 10. Comandeer 10. Comandeer �������������������� 17. ‘Old Blue Eyes’ Frank ...(7) �������������������� 15. Clear 17. ‘Old Blue Eyes’ Frank ...(7) 15. Clear (3)(3) ����������������������������� 16. Stupid person(inf) 19. Competitor ����������������������������� 19. Competitor (5)(5)(4)(4) 16. Stupid person(inf) �������������� 19. Exempt (6) Minister 20. N.Z. Prime Minister �������������� 20. N.Z. Prime 19. Exempt (6) ���������������� 21. Authorizes (7) 1975-84 Sir Robert ���������������� 1975-84 Sir Robert ... ... (7)(7) 21. Authorizes (7) ��������������������� 23. Alcove 22. Boils (7) ��������������������� 22. Boils (7) 23. Alcove (6)(6) ��������������� 25. Dreary (7) 24. Catch (3) ��������������� 25. Dreary (7) 24. Catch (3) 26. Gossip �������������� 26. Group of whales 26. Gossip (6-8) �������������� 26. Group of(6-8) whales (3)(3) 27. Entreaty (6) ������������������������ 29. Topic (5) 27. Entreaty (6) ������������������������ 29. Topic (5) 28. Be immoderate (11) ����������������� 31. Uninvited guest (4-7) 28. Be immoderate (11) ����������������� 31. Uninvited guest (4-7) 30. Male child (3) �������������������������� 32. Deoxyribonucleic acid 30. Male child (3) 32. Deoxyribonucleic acid ��������������������������

��������������� ��������������� 31. A score 31. A score (6)(6) ����������������������������� ����������������������������� 40. Sell (abbr) (3)(3) 40. Sell (4)(4) (abbr) ������������ 43. Tree-lined streets ������������ 33. Sphere (3)streets 43. Tree-lined (7)(7) 33. Sphere (3) 44. Weight measure �������������� 44.�������������� Weight measure (3)(3) 38. U.S. horse race; ... ... Derby (8)(8) 38. U.S. horse race; Derby ��������������������������� 45. Payment author (for sales) ��������������������������� 45. Payment to to author sales) (7)(7) 40. Restrained (8)(8)(for 40. Restrained ���������������� 46. Position (6) ���������������� 46. Position (6) 42. Casual (7) 42. Casual (7) 48. Code �������������� 48. Code (6)(6) �������������� 44. Annual calendar (7)(7) 44. Annual calendar 50. Capital of Bolivia ������������� 50. Capital of (5)(5) ������������� 46. Scoffs (6)Bolivia 46. Scoffs (6) 52. Proportion ������������ 52. Proportion (5)(5) ������������ 47. Manservant (6) 47. Manservant 53. Consent (5) (6) �������������� 53. Consent (5) �������������� 48. Form of expression (5)(5) 48.Stray Formlock of expression 54. of hair 54. Stray lock of hair (4)(4) ���������������� ���������������� 49. Water vapour (5) 49. Water vapour (5) 50.50. Gambol (5)(5) Gambol Solution

�������� �������� last week – 3 August SOLUTION SOLUTION ����������������� ���������������� ����������������� ����������������

Solution last week, 11 November For For July April 28, 9, 2003 2004 For For July April 28, 9, 2003 2004


14

Thursday August 10, 2017

EXPERTS

Ca

rt e p x E ll the

s

l e i f r i e in th

d

Painter

Accountant

Your Professional painters in Wellington This This proof proof shows shows your your final final advertisement, advertisement Customer Name Name RR && BB GLASS GLASS && GLAZING GLAZING LTD LTD Customer Customer Proof Proof Customer accordance accordance with with your your instructions. instructions. ItIt shows shows ll Looking for an Accountant

Directory Directory WELLINGTON WELLINGTON final final print print quality, quality, colour colour or or scale. scale. Please Please see se • Interior Painting • Exterior Painting • Roof Spraying for for the the final final print print dimensions dimensions for for your your Ad Ad Siz Si Look Local! Classification Classification Glass Glass Merchants Merchants && Glaziers Glaziers details details carefully. carefully. To To request request corrections corrections or or cc • Roof Replacement • Plastering • Wallpaper Hanging Yellow® Yellow® in in writing writing by by email email at at Arthelp@ Arthelp@ Rep Rep Name Name 46347 46347 -- XSHANE XSHANE JONKER JONKER Count On Us 0800860200 0800860200 no no later later than than 5 5 business business days days from fro • Waterblasting • Spouting Replacement • Maintenance Repairs to save youID and money the the date date that that the the relevant relevant directory directory isis closed closed fo fo 400845709 400845709 Date Date Printed Printed 15/09/2014 Cust. Cust. IDtime 15/09/2014 sooner). sooner). Otherwise Otherwise you you are are deemed deemed to to have have ap ap CityAd Expertise and Suburban Pricingmay Ad Ad Size Size S2UVW Ad ID ID Y-7632019/01 S2UVW Y-7632019/01 may publish publish the the advertisement advertisement without without furth furth Hi, I am Jack, the director of iPaint, a Trusts and Estates Management and Advice house painting service company based Business Reporting and Analysis Changes Changes required? required? Please Pleaseemail emailArthelp@yellow.co.nz Arthelp@yellow.co.nz or orfax faxto to0800 0800860 860200. 200.(conditions (conditionsabove) above) in Wellington. To make your precious Tax Returns time worth it, I reckon the best way to Xero & Myob Installation & Support get to know us is by meeting me. Rental Properties I can meet you at any property needing work. During my visit, feel Contractors free to ask any questions - you are in Tradesmen – Plumbers, Builders, Electricians, etc… no way under any obligation. A written quote will be mailed to you Call Peter now for an obligation absolutely free!

Free Chat 387 8113

For your free, no-obligation quote contact Jack

1/13 Bay Road, Kilbirnie, Wellington

0800 200084 | 021 03 43 120 goipaint@me.com | www.iPaintLtd.co.nz

www.countonus.co.nz

Companion Driver

Call Driving Miss Daisy and ride with a friend. Call Driving Miss Daisy Call Driving Daisy and ride withMiss a friend. and reliable companion drivingaservice. Driving Miss Daisy can help with:with and ride friend. · School pick up/drop off

Double Glazing

RETRO DOUBLE GLAZING SPECIALISTS Retro Retro Double Double Glazing Glazing Specialists Specialists

Driving Miss Daisy is NZ’s number 1 friendly and Drivingcompanion Miss Daisy is NZ’s number 1 friendly reliable driving service.

Driving Miss Daisy can help with: · Clients with special needs Driving Miss Daisy is NZ’s number 1 friendly and ·• Airport/bus/rail Appointments whiledepartures rehabilitating and pick ups reliable companion driving Driving Miss Daisy is NZ’s service. number 1 friendly and ·• Clients Any outing you may choose! with special needs reliable companion driving service. Driving Miss Daisy help with: ACC registered vendor.can Total Mobility cards accepted. • Appointments while rehabilitating · SchoolMiss pickDaisy up/drop off Driving help with: •· Any outing youcan may choose! Bookings are special essential Clients with needs · School pick up/drop off · Appointments while rehabilitating · Clients with special needs ACC registered vendor. Call Therese Lloyd today ·· Any outing youwhile may choose! Appointments rehabilitating Total Mobility cards accepted. Ph: (04) 470you 7523 Mob: 021 cards 503 accepted. 102 ACC registered vendor. Total Mobility · Any outing may choose! Email: wellingtoncity@drivingmissdaisy.co.nz

ACC registered vendor. Total Mobility cards accepted.

Bookings are essential We are available evenings and weekends Bookings are essential Call Therese Lloyd today

Call Therese Lloyd today Ph: (04) 470 7523 Mob: 021 503 102 Email: wellingtoncity@drivingmissdaisy.co.nz Ph: (04) 470 7523 Mob: 021 503 102 Email: wellingtoncity@drivingmissdaisy.co.nz

Double Double Glaze Glaze your your existing existing Double Glaze your existing single glazed timber & single single glazeed glazeed timber timber windows retaining the original look. & &aluminium aluminium aluminium windows windows retaining retaining the the original original look. look.

DO ONE ROOM OR THE WHOLE HOUSE

DO DO ONE ONE ROOM ROOM OR OR THE THE WHOLE WHOLE HOUSE HOUSE

Clearshield Clearshield Clearshield Glass Glass Treatment... Treatment... for for non-stick, non-stick, for easy easynon-stick, to to clean clean glass glass

Glass Treatment... easy to clean glass •• All All glass repairs repairs //repairs new new glazing glazing • glass All glass / new glazing • Splashbacks •• Splashbacks Splashbacks • Designer Frameless Showers •• Designer Designer Frameless Frameless Showers Showers

Call today for a free, on site assessment and quotation Call Call today today for for aa free, free, on on site site Phone:and 934 0948 | www.rbglass.co.nz assessment assessment and quotation quotation

Phone: Phone: 934 934 0948 0948

www.rbglass.co.nz www.rbglass.co.nz R & B GLASS

& GLAZING LTD

R R& &B B Glass Glass


Thursday August 10, 2017

SPORT

15

Bowls club ready to roll for centenary By Jamie Adams

The coming season will hold extra significance for the Island Bay Bowling Club as it gears up for its centenary celebration. Historian Chris Rabey has much knowledge of Island Bay, but is only a recent member of the club. “I’ve been playing bowls for 32 years but not at this club. I made friends with quite a few members. They’ve always been supportive of me and I decided to join as a full member this year,” he said. The clubrooms opened in January 1918 further south of where they are today, and quickly drew a lot of people, he said. “There were four other bowling greens in Island Bay before this one was established. The Tehi Hiwi club folded soon after this club was established and quite a few members came over.” The original building became inadequate for its growing membership so a larger one was established at its present location. “In 1978 new clubrooms were opened by [then Prime Minister] Mr Muldoon.” Another highlight for the club was membership surpassing 200 at it’s 75th jubilee in 1992/93. President Carl Mu-

ollo is pleased the club now has a high proportion of women among its 140-odd members. Centenary chairman Owen O’Sullivan said the club has produced a number of great players such as Domenica Massa, and has had several NZ reps – such as Commonwealth Games medallists Peter Bellis and Dave Baldwin – play there in tournaments. The club continues to perform strongly with the women’s pairs and men’s triples among Wellington’s champions last season. Greenkeeper of the Year was also awarded to Steve Edmunds. The major event for the club’s centenary is a two-day mixed gala on January 2021, to be sponsored by Lion Breweries. Secretary Carole Pickburn said “We try to support local organisations by allowing it to be used as a community venue.” The club has hosted school and kindergarten events, as well as family celebrations and even funerals. It also holds a regualr Housie competition. “It’s a real meeting place from cradle to the grave in our community,” Carole said. “We are always looking for more members – everybody is welcome.”

Island Bay bowls club stalwarts from left: Centenary chairman Owen O’Sullivan, historian Chris Rabey, secretary Carole Pickburn and president Carl Muollo. Photo: Jamie Adams

Pride of Wellington announced for rugby comp Wellington Pride head coach Ross Bond has named a 50-strong wider training squad to prepare for pre-season matches against Hawkes Bay and Manawatu in the lead up to the 2017 Farah Palmer Cup. The women’s rugby squad

named by Bond includes nine players from the Victoria Tavern Trophy winning Oriental-Rongotai side as well as seven from the Old Boys University team they beat in the women’s Division 1 final. The Ories contingent includes

exciting wing Ayesha Leti-I’iga who scored three tries in the final, while there are also nine players from the Northern United club. “We’ve named an extended squad that reflects the performances we’ve seen in the club competition this year,” Bond

Sports talk

with Jacob Page

Seeing red over a lack of whites Four test matches for this New Zealand summer of cricket simply is not enough. A pair of two-test series bookending a ja m-packed sum mer schedule which sees Pakistan, the West Indies and a post-Ashes bound England hit our shores but there is only 20 days of the purist form of the game this 2017/2018 season. Yes, there’s a plethora of cricket to view, plenty of limited overs action but I long for at least three test series. I long for red ball and white clothes drama, games within games, the swing in momentum from test session to test session. I understand I’m in the minority, I’m a hardcore cricket fan that would happily take five consecutive days out of his life to watch every ball of a test match, but two test series are never long enough. Test cricket doesn’t pay, I get that too. Many of my fairweather sports fan mates will happily watch a twenty20

game because of its thrill a minute, all done in three hour format. But, selfishly, while I watch T20 cricket, I don’t think I’ve ever cared about the result of a match. To me, it’s slap and giggle, roll a dice, hope one batsman plays a blinder and that team wins. I’m onboard with 50-over cricket, everyone should be after the 2015 World Cup in that format but even those series were followed by three test series. It means I’ll have eight chances maximum to watch Kane Williamson at the crease facing a red ball, the same with Ross Taylor. Ultimately I think the players side with the purists, they want more test cricket, after all that is what their career records are judged on most. Williamson with bat in hand is as much my summer guilty pleasure as a rum and coke on a warm day. I feel like I’m being short-changed this summer and I’m sure I’m not alone.

said. “We wanted to recognise club form and reward players who have shown consistency throughout the season.” The extended squad will prepare for two preseason matches, against Hawke’s Bay in Ashhurst on August 19, and Manawatu in

Palmerston North on August 26. Bond said he would trim the squad down to 30 players after the second pre-season match, ahead of the team’s Farah Palmer Cup opener against Hawke’s Bay at Porirua Park on Saturday, September 2.

DREAM DOORS AMAZING KITCHEN FACELIFTS SAVE s $1000

New Zealand’s No.1 Kitchen re-face company THE AFFORDABLE ALTERNATIVE TO A NEW KITCHEN.

10

YEAR GUARANTEE

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

www.dreamdoors.co.nz

LIQUID LAUNDROMATS

SELF SERVICE

(Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt & Porirua)

195 RINTOUL ST

BERHAMPORE-NEWTOWN SERVICING WELLINGTON & ALL SOUTHERN SUBURBS

7 DAYS: Open 24 Hours WASH & DRY ALL YOUR LAUNDRY IN ABOUT 1 HOUR

4.00 WASH $ 4.00 DRY

$

Wash 2 Mink Blankets, Duvets or Woolrests for only $10

DRY UP TO 3 LOADS IN ONLY 20 MINUTES! $4.00 SAVE TIME & ELECTRICITY

• • • • • • •

Fast Dryers Sports Gear Duvets Mink Blankets Bedding Washers Domestic Laundry

OTHER LOCATIONS: 2 Mentor Lane, Cannons Creek, Porirua • 9 Mark Avenue, Paparangi, Newlands • 466 High St, Lower Hutt •112 Johnsonville Rd, Johnsonville

www.liquidlaundromats.co.nz


16

Thursday August 10, 2017

MAKE NO PAYMENTS AND PAY NO INTEREST UNTIL 2018 WITH Q CARD*

GE OF A HUGE RAN * BEDS!

MAKE NO PAYMENTS AND PAY NO INTEREST

Chiropractic Baroness

NEW

UNTIL 2018 WITH Q CARD*

E OF A HUGE RANG * BEDS!

• Firm feel. • Features Torquezone® - 3 zoned design for support and durability. • Features Latex Gold® and Dreamfoam®.

50%

Chiropractic Baroness

NEW OFF !

Queen Set WAS $3,199 • Firm feel.

Now $1,599

• Features Torquezone® - 3 zoned design for support and durability. • Features Latex Gold® and Dreamfoam®.

Queen Set WAS $3,199

Sanctuary Monroe Now $1,599 • Medium to Firm feel.

50% Swisstek Biel

50%

OFF Sanctuary Monroe 50%

• Features Latex Gold® and FusionGel® comfort layers that work together with the Sensorzone® •core Medium to Firm feel. to reduce pressure • Features Latex Gold® and FusionGel® points and improve comfort layers that work together with the circulation.

OFF

Queen Set

40%

Now $2,699 • King single full Serene Pop Up length mattress with

40% OFF

health benefits.

WAS $5,099

WAS $5,099

Now $3,059 Now $3,059 NEW ZEALAND’S

• Firm feel. additional single • Great space saver perfect for trudler mattress. ®feel. rooms. kids•or spare Firm • Dreamfoam . • King• single full length Great space saver perfect for • Nuvole pure kids or spare rooms. mattress with comforet fibre. • King single full length additional single mattress with trundler mattress, additional single ideal trundler for sleepovers mattress, or guests. ideal for sleepovers

BEDDING GROUP

EVERYDAY DREAM PRICES

Serene Pop Up

King Single + Single Trundler or guests. King Single + Single Trundler Single + Single Trundler OnlyKing $1,099 Only Only$1,099 $1,099

VISIT US ONLINE FINDTO YOUR STORE VISIT USTO ONLINE FIND CLOSEST YOUR CLOSEST STORE WWW.BEDSRUS.CO.NZ WWW.BEDSRUS.CO.NZ LARGEST NEW ZEALAND’S

THORNDON QUAY, LARGEST 190 INDEPENDENT INDEPENDENT

OFF

WAS $4,499

Firm

Swisstek Lugano OFF

Queen Set

40%

Now $2,699 Serene QueenPop Set Up

• Medium feel. • Features Latex Gold® and Dreamfoam®. • 7 zoned Swisstek • Medium feel. Pocket Spring.• Features Latex Gold® and Dreamfoam®. • 7 zoned Swisstek • Silverline infused bamboo fabricPocket Spring. for natural • Silverline infused bamboo fabric health benefits.for natural

Queen Set

OFF

Queen Set

WAS $6,799

Now $3,399 Swisstek Lugano

Swisstek Biel

40%

• Silverline infused bamboo fabric WAS $4,499 for natural health benefits.

Sensorzone® core to reduce pressure $6,799 pointsWAS and improve circulation.

Now $3,399 Queen Set

• Firm feel. • Features Latex Gold® and Dreamfoam®. • 7 zoned Swisstek Pocket Spring. • Silverline infused • Firm feel. bamboo fabric • Features Latex Gold® and Dreamfoam®. for natural • 7 zoned Swisstek Pocket healthSpring. benefits.

OFF

STORERNAME BEDDING GROUP STORE NAME BEDS US BEDS R US THORNDON Address Details PROU D TO BE LOCALLY Address DetailsPh: 00 123 4567 PROU D TO BE LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED PH 473 5505 OWNED AND OPERATED

Ph: 00 123 4567

*Offer valid 13/06/2016 to 10/07/2016 or while stocks last. Excludes Everyday Dream Prices

*Offer valid 13/06/2016 to 10/07/2016 or while stocks last. Excludes Everyday Dream Prices and clearance stock. Minimum spend $999. Lending criteria, $50 Annual Account fee, Establishment fee,spend terms and conditions See counter for fullAccount terms andfee, conditions. and clearance stock. Minimum $999. Lendingapply. criteria, $50 Annual Establishment fee, terms and conditions apply. See counter for full terms and conditions.

!

Cook Strait News 10-08-17  

Cook Strait News 10-08-17

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you