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Culture came alive as Newtown School hosted a formal opening of its new $8.9 million teaching block on Friday. Minister of Education Chris Hipkins and Wellington Mayor Justin Lester were among the dignitaries to attend the ceremony, with four pupils given the honour of helping the Minister cut the ribbon. Continued on page 2. Education Minister Chris Hipkins wearing a wreath of chocolate and ribbons,cuts the ribbon in front of Newtown School’s new teaching block. With him are pupils, Fern Hills and Maqsuud Cissman. Behind them is Principal Mark Brown. PHOTO: Jamie Adams
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Continued from page 1. Local iwi Te Atiawa performed a blessing, with performances by the school’s kapa haka and Pasifika sasa groups bookending the formalities. Board of Trustees chairperson Annette Gittos said the new block, which features 14
modern teaching spaces, was seven years in the making. “Following the Christchurch earthquake the government had to assess whether public buildings, including schools, were structurally sound. “In 2011 Newtown School received quite shocking news that
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our main teaching block only met six percent of the building code and the decision was taken there would be no entry into that building because, if an earthquake happened, it would be catastrophic.” Annette paid tribute to the Ministry of Education, as well as former Board of Trustees members and former principal Rhys McKinley for the decision they made to rebuild the block. “I would also like to pay tribute to Wellington High School because they opened their doors to our students and teachers so they could continue our education. “Now we have this awesome new building.” Annette also thanked Wellington City Council for paying for the new mural on the outside of the school, as well as securing funding for its pool building upgrade. Principal Mark Brown says it is an “extremely exciting time” for the 139-year-old school. “In that time there have been about four different schools.
You can imagine those other groups of community celebrating the new buildings like we are today. “We are a school that’s grown rapidly over the last four years so we may actually be asking for our stage two soon,” he said jokingly. Mark acknowledged the patience of parents, students and staff who had to put with the disruption, including 200 piles being driven into the ground during the time of the building’s construction. Minister Chris Hipkins said Newtown School was one of New Zealand’s oldest schools. “What the age of your school symbolises is not the buildings but the people who have come and gone through them. It’s what happens in the buildings that is the most important thing of all.” The ceremony coincided with the announcement of a new co-existing Maori name for the school — Te Kura o Ngapuna Wairua which refers to the two streams that flow underneath the suburb.
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Wellington state primary schools will likely be closed for a day later this month after members of the teacher’s union last week voted for a national rolling strike to be held over the week of November 12-16. NZEI Te Riu Roa members last week overwhelmingly voted in favour of the strikes, with Wellington teachers set to walk off the job on Friday, November 16. The rolling strikes follow a national strike on August 15, and members’ rejection of a second offer by the Ministry in
late September. NZEI Principals’ lead negotiator Louise Green said the unprecedented level of industrial action by primary teachers and principals showed the severity of the crisis for retaining teachers. “I’ve had principal colleagues in tears with the stress of trying to ensure a teacher in every classroom,” Louise says. “Meanwhile the huge workload and lack of resources for children with additional learning needs is driving teachers out of the profession.”
Teachers’ lead negotiator Liam Rutherford says teachers and principals did not want to inconvenience their students and school communities, or lose a day’s pay. “However, we all know what is at stake, and the importance of standing our ground on fixing the crisis in teacher recruitment and retention. Our students deserve better, and this Government can do better - their $5.5 billion surplus confirms it.” Meanwhile, NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart says that while strikes will go ahead “we
have agreed to continue to try to seek a resolution’’. The NZEI and the Secretary for Education have committed themselves fully to seeking an agreed settlement before the strikes are due to commence. Facilitation, to be conducted by Chief of the Employment Relations Authority James Crichton, will be held on Monday morning. The authority is able to make non-binding recommendations to the parties and Lynda says union members will be given the opportunity to consider them.
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College friends get royal honour for book on mental health By Jamie Adams
There was a serious theme among all the cheers and waves when the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited Maranui Cafe. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have made a point of talking to mental health advocates throughout their visits and two young Wellington women were among those who enjoyed that privilege as a result of a book they published on the topic. Celia Painter and Abbie Krieble are authors of When Life Gives You Lemons which they published in 2015, their last year at Wellington Girls College. The book stemmed from
Celia’s battles with depression and anxiety and a clinical psychologist suggesting she express her thoughts through drawing. Realising her schoolmate Abbie had similar experiences, Celia recruited her to write the words for a book on mental illness that she would illustrate. “We wanted to do something to help people with mental illness in an understandable and relatable way,” Celia says. Their book won much praise from the Mental Health Foundation and as a result they were invited to attend the royal couple’s brunch on Monday. They describe meeting the “lovely” royals as an amazing experience and were honoured
Celia Painter and Abbie Krieble with their book When Life Gives You Lemons, a copy of which was given to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. PHOTO: Jamie Adams
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Pupils have dream encounter as royal fever hits Lyall Bay By Jamie Adams
Royal followers on the South Coast have enjoyed being in the presence of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex as part of their five-day tour of New Zealand. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle turned up at Lyall Bay’s Maranui Café for brunch on Monday. There was a significant police presence as hundreds of locals were kept behind metal barriers surrounding the café to ensure a smooth operation. While a fleet of cars made seeing the couple difficult, there was plenty of excitement at the initial glimpse of them entering the café and again once they exited nearly an hour later. Some in the crowd repeatedly chanted “Harry, Meghan! Woop! Woop!” in an attempt to get their attention, and there were a few cries of disappointment after realising Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, greet the royal couple were not going pupils from Houghton Valley School after their visit to to be meeting with the crowd this Maranui Café on Monday. time. PHOTO: Kensington Palace Twitter account Nonetheless there were a few
children lucky enough to get up close. Pupils from Houghton Valley School received national attention, and even appeared in the Twitter feed of Kensington Palace, after being allowed through the cordon to shake hands with the Duke and Duchess. Principal Luana Carroll says there had been no pre-selection, and it was a purely chance encounter for the dozen or so pupils who had gone out for a walk along the coast with their deputy principal hoping to just get a glimpse of the royals. Rain had been following the royal couple throughout their tour of Australia and the Pacific, and although there were some heavy raindrops on their arrival, the weather mercifully fined up by the time they left the café. Prince Harry and Meghan’s Lyall Bay brunch, part of a two-day tour of Wellington, followed a visit to Pukeahu War Memorial on Sunday and preceded a tour of Courtenay Creative that evening.
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Fuel price probed welcomed Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has welcomed the news the Commerce Commission will be granted new powers to allow it to investigate fuel prices. The new Commerce Amendment Act means the commission will soon be able to investigate markets. The Government has indicated the fuel market will be the first to be looked at. “It’s a double dose of good news for Wellington motorists tired of paying more for their petrol than others in the North Island,” the Mayor says after fuel company Waitomo earlier this month announced it was opening a station in the capital.
Corrections There were two errors of fact from last week’s article about the centenary celebrations of Evans Bay Yacht Club. The clubhouse had always been based at Evans Bay, but had redeveloped slightly after the road to Rongotai was widened in 1940 to accommodate extra traffic for the New Zealand centenary celebrations. Also, Stephen Coakley was not a member of the club, but was noted for using a boat that a club member had built in his journey to Antarctica. The errors are regretted.
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inbrief news Coastguard’s tips for summer With summer just around the corner, Coastguard NZ is reminding holidaymakers to keep safe by wearing a correctlyfitted lifejacket when on the water, with enough lifejackets for every person travelling on the vessel, and to replace them after 10 years. It also suggests boaties become paid members of Coastguard so that in case of a break down Coastguard volunteers will turn up to assist at no additional cost. Finally, it recommends new boaties enrol in a Coastguard Boating Education course. All new Coastguard members receive a $100 discount off the Day Skipper course. Go to boatiesbestmate.nz to find out more.
Two thirds pro-choice: Survey New Zealand’s first Gender Attitudes Survey shows that 66 percent of New Zealanders agree that a woman should have the right to choose whether or not she has an abortion – while 14 percent disagreed. “We carried out this survey with Research New Zealand in late 2017 to get a snapshot of where we’re at in New Zealand on gender” says National Council of Women chief executive and Gender Equal NZ spokesperson Gill Greer. The Council, Gender Equal NZ’s lead organisation, supports the decriminalisation of abortion – and that abortion should be treated as a standard part of healthcare.
Wellington Zoo receives ‘Oscar’ Wellington Zoo won the inaugural World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) Environmental Sustainability Award at the 73rd Annual WAZA Conference in Bangkok, last week. It is well-known across Australasia for its innovative and forward-thinking sustainable practices, but now the zoo has had global recognition in this area and is proud to be bringing home such a prestigious award. “This award ceremony is a big deal within the global zoo and aquarium profession – it’s a bit like winning an Oscar,” chief executive Karen Fifield says.
Your mission Wellington – sponsor a star for Christmas By Jamie Adams
It’s that time of year for Wellingtonians to show how generous they are in the face of increasing hardship. The Wellington City Council have joined forces with local radio station The Breeze and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in launching this year’s Walk of Fame as part of the Wellington City Mission’s Christmas Star Appeal. Mayor Justin Lester and NZSO marketing manager Craig Child laid the first stars on the waterfront on Monday morning. Kath Beir, co-host of The Breeze’s Steve & Kath breakfast show, also planted a star on the waterfront. She was joined by Eastern Ward councillor Swampy Marsh, himself a former breakfast show host on The Breeze, which has promoted the Mission’s Pack The Bus campaign for more than 25 years. Wellington City Missioner Murray Edridge says the issue of poverty in the lead-up to Christmas is as important as
From left, Wellington City Mission mascot Starry, Craig Child of the NZSO, Eastern Ward councillor Swampy Marsh, City Missioner Murray Edridge, Mayor Justin Lester, The Breeze breakfast show co-host Kath Beir and the station’s promotions manager Gina Ankerson behind the newly-placed Christmas Stars on the Walk of Fame. PHOTO: Jamie Adams
ever. “It’s supposed to be a time of joy and celebration but for those who struggle to have anything it can be a time of anxiety, uncertainty and loneliness,” Murray says. The Christmas Star Appeal is about changing that by getting the public to “be someone’s star” by sponsoring a Hollywood-style star to be displayed on Wellington’s waterfront for the month of December. Stars range in price, starting at $100 for an individual/
group star, with $250 and $500 options for businesses. There is also the limited option of a $5000 Gold Star for those businesses that can afford to be particularly charitable. “Last year we had 270 stars. We are hoping this time for at least 300 stars but if we could go all the way to Evans Bay that would be fantastic,” Murray says. Last year’s Star Appeal saw approximately 3000 people receive Christmas food parcels and 1700 children provided
with new gifts. The City Mission also distributed donations to 38 other social service agencies across the region. Craig says the NZSO got involved with the launch this year as it was planning to hold three Christmas concerts in December whereby patrons can donate food to the charity. “We will be putting out a donation box on the night and setting up tables for the City Mission.” People can pre-order their stars at ChristmasStar.co.nz.
Bus strike over, talks with Tranzurban resume By Jamie Adams
Bus drivers at Tranzit’s Wellington operations returned to work on Tuesday as a sign of good faith ahead of mediation yesterday. It comes after only 25 of the 140 members of the union who are employed by Tranzurban, Tranzit’s Wellington subsidiary, walked off the job last Thursday over stalled negotiations for better pay and conditions. Wellington Tramways Union secretary Kevin O’Sullivan says
the strike denies the strike was due to the low number, saying Transurban requested mediation on Friday so the union called off the indefinite strike in good faith. “If we can’t settle this we may be forced to take more industrial action; we don’t want to create difficulties for Wellington commuters, but the huge public support we’ve had shows they know what’s happening here and they’re on our side.” During the course of the strike action around 120 services in the Wellington region were
cancelled. However Tranzurban buses delivered 96.7 percent of commuter services and 100 percent of school services in Wellington during last week’s industrial action, something its managing director was keen to point out. “We couldn’t be prouder of our loyal drivers and our entire team,” says Paul Snelgrove. “There was some uncertainty about how things might go but everyone across the whole operation pulled together to make sure commuters weren’t too put out.
He says the 25 of Tranzurban’s 290 drivers who had opted to strike throughout Friday was a “far cry from the 140 the union said would be going out”. “But we always knew it was yet another wildly false claim made by the union, because the majority of our drivers had already told us they had no interest in striking.” While pleased that there was little disruption, Greater Wellington says it regrets the uncertainty caused to bus users by the strike.
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Rongotai subway murals unveiled with blessing New sea-themed murals on the entrances to the subway below the airport runway were blessed at a ceremony last Thursday. The murals – which feature real and imagined sea creatures and vessels – were blessed by Mark Ormsby and Pekaira Jude Rei representing Taranaki Whanui. Senior art students from Rongotai College worked with award-winning Wellington-based artist Sheyne Tuffery and Paul Tobin from Weta Workshop to help come up with the design. The murals, painted by Sheyne with assistance from the students, are part of a project funded by Wellington City Council in association with Wellington Airport and the Miramar BID (Business Improvement District). The subway upgrade has included the installation of new security cameras and brighter, more energy-efficient lighting. A new electronic counter recorded a total of 11,171 pedestrians and 7966 cyclists in September. Mayor Justin Lester says the new sea-themed public artworks have
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significantly enhanced this part of the neighbourhood, a key walking and biking connection. The land that is now Rongotai (which means sense of the sea in te reo Maori) is believed to have gradually emerged from the sea as a result of large earthquakes over several centuries. The mural on the Miramar Peninsula side of the subway represents mythical aspects of the sea, and was also influenced by the Spanish name, Miramar, meaning
sea view. Wellington City Council’s Portfolio Leader for Walking, Cycling and Public Transport, Cr Sarah Free, says the subway is an important short-cut for people travelling between Miramar and Kilbirnie, and its upgrade is part of a bigger programme to improve neighbourhood connections. “It’s been a functional, but pretty uninviting space till now – so it is fantastic to see it adding character and colour to this area and being
used more by the community.” Rongotai College art teacher Esmee McAuley says the project has provided an enormous opportunity for the students to learn more about digital and community art, work with practising artists, and to see and be part of a design process. “The overall impact it will
All-female barbershop singers win American competition By Jamie Adams
Wellington City Chorus has scooped a top international prize this week for barbershop singing. Fifty local singers travelled to St Louis Missouri this week to represent New Zealand in the Sweet Adelines International Harmony Classic midsized chorus category. Wellington City Chorus took gold with a 15-minute package of songs brought together by co-directors David Brooks and Henrietta HunkinTagaloa. “This is a great moment for our chorus,” says Henrietta. “We came to show that Kiwis can deliver a really great and entertaining barbershop sound that can win on the world
stage.” The creative package told the history of music, from Gershwin through to Daft Punk. It premiered a new barbershop arrangement of Gershwin’s 1927 hit Soon, by David. Wellington City Chorus competed against groups from the USA and Australia, with groups from Sweden and the UK in other divisions. “Our category was made up of the top five mid-sized choruses and we were ranked first going in to the event.” “We have competed at the Sweet Adelines International contest four times but have never won an award until this year.” Henrietta says what swayed the judges were the diversity of songs
and the anticipation of costume and song reveals. “They also liked the way the directors worked well together as well as the soloists throughout the performance.” Henrietta says Wellington has a “very strong” barbershop presence for both male and female singers. The Porirua-based Fource Quartet were the world champions in the under-25 Rising Star competition in 2011 while the Musical Island Boys quartet were the male world champions in 2014. She also notes the Vocal FX Chorus competes overseas in the equivalent men’s contest, recently placing ninth in the world earlier this year in Orlando.
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Crawford Road becomes more cycle-friendly Work has begun on an uphill bike lane on Crawford Road as part of the joint Wellington City Council and NZTA Kilbirnie cycleway connections project. Most of the parking along the road, from Rongotai Road up to Alexandra Road, has been removed on the uphill side, and some on the downhill side. Sharrow road markings have been painted on the downhill traffic lane and a new pedestrian crossing installed near Naughton Terrace. Both of the uphill bike lanes
are now protected from traffic with rubber separators (similar to the bike lane on Rugby Street). Mountable rubber strips have been installed at driveways to remind people driving to take extra care as they cross the bike lanes. Kerbs at all the bus stops on Constable Street and Rongotai and Crawford roads will be changed so the bike lanes are at footpath level, to make it easier for people getting on and off the bus. Diggers, trucks and other machinery will be operating so
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there will be some noise at times. Work hours will generally be Monday to Friday, 7am to 5pm. Some Saturday work is possible. Traffic management will be in place around the construction areas, and there will be safe arrangements for people on foot and on bikes. The bus stops will be temporarily relocated near the existing stops while the work happens.
Bike Newtown spokesman Patrick Morgan is pleased with the new bike lanes. “People on bikes need protection from busy traffic, so I’m chuffed to see the City Council has at last made a start on separated bike lanes in Newtown,” Patrick says. “More people on bikes means less congestion, less pressure on car parks, and more transport choices
for everyone.” The Crawford Road project follows work that began on October 15 to establish an uphill bike lane along Constable Street, between Coromandel Street to Alexandra Road. Work is also underway on kerbside bike lanes along Rongotai Road between Onepu Road and Te Whiti Street, which is expected to be completed by December.
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A self-described experimental artist from Owhiro Bay is keen to demonstrate a style of art few will be familiar with. Magda Van De Walt spends as many hours as she can creating a unique form of art that involves hot wax and an iron. She came across this method while researching ways of minimising her creative footprint. At Maker Faire Festival on Sunday she will be getting hands-on with attendees, showing them how she does it and giving them the opportunity to have a go with her tools. Much of Magda’s work consists of plants and landscapes and the variety of colours she uses is based on emotions. “I make no attempt to portray
actual images or factual reality. The intent is to rather present impressions of images which might incite the viewer to link the work to their own reality and emotions,” Magda says. “For me, everything has a unique energy, emitting an emotional and spiritual vibration and colour. I’m constantly exploring this - trying to reflect it through different media. She says the portable travelling iron and wax is a medium that gives her freedom to make it as she sees it, whilst challenging her to find new ways of using the iron to create intricate patterns and detail. “I do acrylics but with this I can do it anywhere.” The iron certainly isn’t the kind used on clothes – it is known as an encaustic art painting iron that is not
available in stores. Magda, who works as a radiographer, has recently begun making a business out of her art by providing cards for sale at Koru Hub. She hopes the Maker Faire will generate enough interest that could lead to her hosting workshops. Maker Faire is being hosted by Capital E in November, the first time it’s been held in New Zealand. The festival is taking over Queens Wharf, Shed 6 and Capital E on November 4. It embraces the maker movement, bringing together people to celebrate projects that span the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, performance and craft. Tickets are $9 adults from https:// wellington.makerfaire.com/tickets/. Children get in free.
Seatoun event raises funds for brain cancer study Seatoun Bowling Club hosted a successful fundraising event for Gillies McIndoe Research Institute last Thursday. Founder and executive director Dr Swee Tan, a renowned plastic surgeon based in Lower Hutt, spoke about his new research into cancer treatments and his new clinical study on brain cancer.
Swee told the audience the clinical study has begun looking at the effectiveness of treatment on the most aggressive primary cancer of the brain, glioblastoma. Morning tea was served after the speech with an auction and raffles sold. Organiser Carol Law says over $4000 was raised, and she wishes
to thank the Friends of GMRI and local businesses who have supported this cause. “Seatoun Bowling Club allowed the venue to be used and it has been great for the community to be able to attend such a worthwhile event. John Ashby was a very competent MC and he had the audience captivated.”
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Hataitai to commemorate stories of local Anzacs More than 100 years ago 147 men and three women left their homes in Hataitai to serve in World War 1. Their stories are the focus of a commemoration at the Hataitai Bowling Club on Armistice Day, November 11. The Hataitai Anzacs Display is the work of Louise Brockway who has researched and recorded the stories of these brave people - some who returned and others who did not. Louise, a Hataitai resident, started her research earlier this year and her work was displayed at the suburb’s 2018 Anzac commemorations, held at the Bowling Club. As many residents missed seeing the display, a group of volunteers led by Barbara Benson decided to again display the work, combining it with a 1918-style afternoon tea and petanque, bowls and croquet on the green. Each soldier and nurse is grouped by street name where he or she lived and worked in Hataitai before their call to duty. Their stories are illustrated with appropriate photographs and descriptions about where they served and what happened to them. Barbara describes the display as a “not-to-miss” event for parents and families. “These stories bring the atrocities of war back to our suburb and are a testimony that we should
Barbara Benson pins the displays of Hataitai men who fought for their country in WWI. PHOTO: Jamie Adams
never forget the sacrifice of these men and women, so far from their homes,” says Barbara. “It is especially poignant that this display is being held at the Hataitai Bowling Club, which had just been built in 1910, and was the venue for soldier farewell parties as they left for WWI.” The Hataitai Joint Management
Committee are offering a cup of tea and a round of bowls, petanque or croquet, giving people time to talk about these stories and to extend friendships. The Anzacs Display is at 1.30 – 5pm at Hataitai Bowling Club, 157 Hataitai Road, Hataitai on Sunday November 11. Entry by gold coin donation.
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Bus stopped after robbery attempt Armed police stopped a bus in central Wellington early yesterday following an earlier report of a robbery of an individual on the street in Berhampore shortly after 7am. Police sought a male following the attempted robbery and received information he may have been on the bus and armed, resulting in armed police being deployed. Police spoke to a specific individual on the bus and established they were not the person being sought. Inquiries are ongoing.
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Titenda Maneimika, Kilbirnie “It was amazing. They’ve been inspiring us. Meghan is a real model for young women.”
Haregua Getahun, Strathmore Park “I was really close and managed to get a photo. Meghan means a lot to me. I grew up looking up to her.”
Kirsty Withell, Seatoun “Awesome. I thought it would be packed but it wasn’t too bad. I went to see them with my daughter Laura at Pukeahu as well. She was so excited.”
Tania Mitchell, Poririua “It’s pretty amazing to have them come to a small café in Wellington. My daughter got to eat one of the macaroons Meghan brought out.”
Katie Laporte, Porirua “Wonderful. It’s great what they’re doing for mental health and targeting youth with the visits they do.”
Jean Ussher, Brooklyn “It’s been fabulous. A great atmosphere and everyone was so happy.”
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Another rule for cyclists at crossings? Dear Editor, I have just read Irene Fagan’s letter to your paper about the cycleway and it has fuelled my ire to write to you also. (CSN October 25) What is the recognised protocol for a cyclist to follow when approaching a pedestrian crossing in use? Does the cyclist pause, lean on one leg and wait for the crossing to clear, OR does the
No Kilbirnie liquor ban with ‘Post Truth’ council Dear Editor, Richard Keller (CSN Oct 25) makes a good point – we live in a ‘Post Truth Era’ and I say Wellington City Council would be no exception to that. The recent City Strategy Committee’s brief meeting has just finished hearing the oral and written submissions by the public into the Alcohol Control Bylaw review to include Kelburn and Kilbirnie with a summary report proposing recommendations to the Council – but “nothing” will actually be taken seriously or acted upon by Mayor Lester and Councillors. There is substantial support by the Kelburn and Kilbirnie residents for a liquor ban in their areas, but the truth is the residents will not get what they want, just as with the new
bus review and the cycleways! Alcohol harm reduction is not a high priority of the mayor and councillors under the ‘Post Truth Era of the local Labour Party’. They will instead distort all the review facts and figures gathered to justify a predetermined stance for local big-business and to do absolutely positively nothing for the residents. The Wellington police are already too busy dealing with the violence and effects of cheap booze bought from local supermarkets, so they don’t really want to be dealing with new additional Liquor Ban breach areas. Residents deserve better - don’t vote for any more ‘do nothing’ mayor and councillors. Martin Beck, Mornington
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distance between me and the centre line and whizzed through that, right in front of me. I was moved to yell at him, that’s how close he was. I was the only one using the crossing at the time so I will never know if he would have stopped if more people had been using the crossing. Christine Swift Island Bay
I’m not an academic, but we’re all children of God Dear Editor, In response to his reply (October 25) to my letter of October 18, I must inform H Westfold that he is misguided in his conjecture that I am ‘some sort of academic with neo-Marxist and pacifist views’; nor have I ever read any GB Shaw and HG Wells. I do confess to being an Anglican clergyman, and based on my reading of Mr Westfold’s correspondence over many years, I realise he may well equate this with being a ‘neo-Marxist and pacifist’ (not to mention a ‘crypto-papist’).
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“We have testimonials from people with over fifty years of back problems and even have them in a number of schools in New Zealand for their special needs children” he told me, “the blood to the brain helps these kids and the results are excellent” What this means for the aging population is that it helps maintain the health of the brain as we all get older. Dave told me that he realised that, had he not tried the Teeter for himself he would still be suffering, “I would still be a miserable grumpy bugger, living with pain, that is why we do the shows, people need to try it for themselves” he told me “most people actually get off with the pain either gone or considerably less” he said “we let the tables do the talking”
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It uses gravity to apply traction, the traction gently opens the discs and as they open up they create suction, this suction draws fluid from the surrounding tissue back into the discs, re-hydrating them. This is the key! Discs do not have their own blood supply, they rely on trans fer of fluid from the surrounding tissue to keep them healthy and hydrated and over the years as discs get thinner with age, they lose the ability to take on fluid (just like squeezing a sponge) and they start to de-hydrate.
posture is one of the major cases of pain and is a major contributor to the deterioration of the body with age. A difference in leg length causes most of the hip and knee issues, as they continue to place uneven loads on the joints; similar to the wheels out of alignment on your car. Trying to correct posture is extremely difficult due to muscle memory, as it constantly pulls the muscles back to where they were. At a level of 40 degrees or more on the Teeter, the muscle groups open up and eventually come back into alignment, using the table daily, does not allow the muscle memory to pull them back out of alignment and slowly the muscles start to lose their memory and go with the flow, allowing the body to come back into correct posture. Then using the table once a day will ensure it is kept there.
De-Hydrated discs are less flexible, they are harder, more prone to injury, they interfere with nerve roots creating pain and ultimately the de-hydration causes degen eration. The Teeter Inversion table slowly and gently brings the hydration back into the discs, plumping them up. It separates the nerve roots far more effectively and This is pure logic, if a machine is out of returns quality of life
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Dr Giresh Kanji, one of the countries most respected Pain Specialists completed a PhD on how humans experience pain and then researched lower back pain, writing "Fix Your Back" and then spent a few years researching neck pain, headache and migraine and wrote "Fix Your Neck Pain, Headache & Migraine", both books are in most bookstores. Dr Kanji discovered in the research that the disc is the most likely source of low back pain and Inversion showed the best results of all the trials conducted. Three studies showed a 60% reduction in pain and one showed a 75% reduction in surgery for people with disc prolapse. Dr Kanji endorses Inversion as the best method to manage back pain, he has personally been using the Teeter Inversion tables for his own low back pain, has Teeter Inversion tables at both of his clinics in Wellington (The Sports and Pain Clinic) and has had such success that he is now conducting the largest study in the World on Inversion Therapy. In his own words, "these things are gold and inversion should be a first line treatment for low back pain”. *Dr Kanji does not recieve royalties from the sale of Teeter Inversion Tables
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Farewell to Newtown’s Playspace after 33 years Playspace, an early childhood education centre in Newtown run co-operatively by parents, will be shutting its doors for the final time tomorrow after 33 years. For some years Playspace has known that it needed to find a new property, but despite a lot of effort nothing suitable has been found, and so the difficult decision was made to close. Playspace was started by a col-
lective of parents who wanted a childcare model that didn’t exist in Wellington at the time. Foundation member Jeanie Truell recalls the centre began as a small group of parents of babies back in January 1985, when other services were not available. “We originally started the group in our homes, rotating monthly around four houses. “Then after 12 or 18 months
Ambrose Hockly enjoying himself at Playspace, which has announced it will close. PHOTO: Hayden Hockly Photography
we set up in the St James hall at 235 Adelaide Rd and opened as a licensed centre,” Jeanie says. “We wanted high quality care for our under-two-year-olds and for us this meant small group size, a high adult-to-child ratio, highly trained teachers, lots of parent involvement and being involved in our local community. Head Teacher Emma Stanic says Playspace has provided an “amazing” start for hundreds of children. “For many of the children, the relationships that they made at Playspace were the first close connections they formed outside of their immediate family. “The collective model has required dedication from everyone involved, and it is a testament to Playspace that for over 30 years so many people have been willing to volunteer their time and energy to be part of it. “Since announcing that we are closing, the thing we are hearing over and over from whanau has been how lucky they feel to have been part of such a special place.” A farewell party was held at the Vogelmorn Bowling Club on Saturday. This Saturday November 3, from 9am-2pm, the centre will hold a garage sale of all its resources. Playspace is located at 235 Adelaide Road, Newtown (entrance via Church Lane from Riddiford Street, next to the Southgate Motor Inn). Cash only, bring your own bag.
Free Christmas travel on buses and trains
Passengers will be able to travel free on Christmas Day on the Wellington region’s buses and trains. Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Sustainable Transport Committee has approved the proposal from chief executive Greg Campbell for trains and buses to operate free all day on December 25. Local ferry services do not run on Christmas Day, and will be replaced also by free bus services. “Free Christmas Day public transport will provide an experience for some customers who normally will not travel, or cannot afford to travel,” committee chair Barbara Donaldson says.
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Ways to keep pets safe and happy during Guy Fawkes Day November 5 is often the scariest day of the year for pets, who can become distressed when they hear fireworks. While most humans will enjoy the celebrations around Guy Fawkes, many pets unfortunately are traumatised by fireworks, says SPCA CEO Andrea Midgen. Each year SPCA receives dozens of calls relating to fireworks issues including animal injuries, frightened animals, missing pets, and occasionally, abuse of animals. “Many animals have acute hearing so loud bangs can really scare them. Fireworks can be terrifying to pets who become highly stressed by them,” Andrea says. “Unfortunately, Guy Fawkes can lead to animals running away and going missing, injuring themselves or becoming susceptible to traffic accidents. We urge pet owners to keep their pets inside and safe on Guy Fawkes night.” Pets can be kept safe and happy with a bit of forward planning, Andrea says.
Fireworks have a tendency to spook and even traumatise animals, the SPCA says. PHOTO: Supplied
“Having a strategy for your animals during the Guy Fawkes period will help them tremendously. Making sure your pet has company, is kept inside, and has proper identification are just a few easy ways to ensure the safety and happiness of your pet.” SPCA does not support the private sale and use of fireworks and has long called for a ban on the sale of fireworks to the public. It advises those planning to set off fireworks in their backyards to speak to their neighbours, or leave a note in their letterbox, so that those in the neighbourhood with pets can prepare accordingly. Because fireworks are on sale to the public in the three days prior to Guy Fawkes Day, with provision for buyers to stockpile them, there is no set day for fireworks to be used. The SPCA says pet owners must remain vigilant and particularly watchful over their pets during this period, not just on Monday.
Inaugural Irish Fest coming to capital For the first time, this November Kiwis and Irish nationwide will come together for the inaugural NZ Irish Fest to celebrate everything Irish. NZ Irish Fest is a massive four-day celebration with over 60 events happening simultaneously in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Three celebrated songwriters will travel from Ireland to play shows alongside Irish comedians, local musicians, performers and is accompanied by an Irish film festival. Highly anticipated in the film festival is the New Zealand premiere of gala title Black 47. The action-packed revenge western set during the potato famine has grossed over $2 million at the Irish box office and stars Hugo Weaving, Jim Broadbent, and Barry Keoghan. Following this are the four films in the documentary showcase, including SXSW breakout Making the Grade (with director Ken Wardrop in attendance at select screenings for Q&As), which looks at piano teachers and their primary school students as they prepare for their exams. Each lesson
gives the audience a joyous peak into the lives of everyday Irish citizens. The international music acts headlining Irish fest are the iconic Damien Dempsey from Dublin, award-winning songwriter Mick Flannery from Cork, songstress Lisa O’Neill from County Cavan and comedians Alan McElroy (Dublin) and Darren Jardine (Belfast). The final day of the festival coincides with the All Blacks vs Ireland rugby game at Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road in Dublin on Sunday November 18 at 8am (NZ Time). NZ Irish Fest has been curated by Gerry Paul, an Irish-born Kiwi who, whilst calling NZ home, has lived in Ireland for over 20 years and played with some of the biggest names in Irish music including Sharon Shannon and NZ/Irish band Gráda. While directing the music for the Irish President’s state visit in 2017, Gerry noted the joy when the Irish community united to celebrate Irish culture, and decided it was time for an annual event. NZ Irish Fest runs from November 15–18. Tickets and the full programme are available at nzirishfest.co.nz/cities/wellington.
Folk singer and songwriter Damien Dempsey will be the drawcard of the inaugural Irish Fest which is coming to Wellington this month. PHOTO: Supplied
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Registrations begin for Round the Bays Registrations opened today for the annual Round the Bays race for 2019. Sp or t Wel l i ng t on h a s announced Brendan Foot Supersite as the naming rights sponsor for the 2019 Wellington Round the Bays. In its 42nd year, Round the Bays is truly an iconic Wellington event, benefiting both the participants and the city. Taking place on February 17, 2019, Wellington Round the Bays is the third largest participation event in New
Zealand and the largest in the lower North Island. Round the Bays has over 14,000 people from across the wider Wellington region participate in an event that showcases our beautiful waterfront but is so much more than the distance covered. “Round the Bays contributes to our vision of everyone in the greater Wellington region having a life-long involvement in sport and active recreation,” says Phil Gibbons, CEO, Sport Wel-
lington. “During the Round the Bays campaign, Sport Wellington aims to increase awareness of the importance of physical activity for your health and wellbeing. It is an event for ‘all’ – inclusive of age, income and ability.” With a call to action of ‘Get Involved!’ participation is the goal, and so the 2019 event will continue the popular category that was introduced in 2018 called Active Families whereby children aged
12 and under can ride their scooter, accompanied by an adult, on the 6.5km course. “The finisher’s festival at Kilbirnie Park is a fantastic end to the event. Our sponsors get involved to help us create a festival atmosphere so there are plenty of activities to keep participants engaged – or just to chill out, relax and enjoy a picnic lunch”. Earlybird registrations close on November 30 and standard pricing on January 31.
Participants of 2018’s Round the Bays event relax at Kilbirnie Park after the race. PHOTO: Cook Strait News File
School zones championship to kick off athletics season The Central, Eastern and Southern Year 4 to 8 Primary and Intermediate Wellington School Zone finals are being held at Newtown Park on November 6-8. The top two or three boys and girls track and field athletes at all schools have qualified at their local school sports tournaments to compete in their respective zone finals. The Central Zone final is on Tuesday, Eastern Zone’s is on Wednesday and Southern Zone’s on Thursday. Qualifiers from the zone finals which also include Northern, Western and Tawa will go onto the Wellington Interzone Finals later in the month. The relay events are one of the highlights
on the programme with those running receiving plenty of support from the large contingent of each school’s fellow competitors and supporters. In the Eastern Zone traditional rivals Scots and Seatoun will be teams to look for. In the Southern Zone, Brooklyn School in past years has been well trained, with their baton changes leading to victories. In the distance events year 8 boys and girls will be competing for the final time before going onto secondary schools next year. Hataitai School have boys and girls distance runners competing who have come through the annual events and will be a force to be reckoned with.
LOCAL CRICKET RESULTS: PREMIER MEN’S EWAN CHATFIELD TROPHY: Wellington Collegians 133/3 (26.2 overs) vs North City Match abandoned Eastern Suburbs 74/1 (17.5 overs) vs Hutt Disttricts Match abandoned Victoria University vs Karori 138/4 (22.1 overs) Match abandoned
PREMIER RESERVE ROTHBURY ONEDAY DRAW: Wellington Collegians 117/2 (24.0 overs) vs North City Match abandoned Karori 75/3 vs Victoria University Match abandoned
Female referee development programme kicks off The Capital Football Female Referee Development Programme (FRDP) began with its fi rst official session last Saturday at the Memorial Park, Petone. The first session of the inaugural FRDP, a mentoring opportunity, had a wealth of experience and knowledge available for the successful candidates to tap into. The mentoring session included Courtney Bremner, Hilary Osbourne, Barry Buchanan and top English Referee Lindsey Robinson, the four officials from the Capital Football vs WaiBOP Football National Women’s League game. Lindsey, Football South’s newly appointed Referee Development Manager, boasts an exceptional resume which includes officiating at the Women’s’ FA Cup Final earlier this year, where the prestigious game drew a crowd of over 45,000 people in attendance. Osbourne, Bremner and Buchanan are also held in extremely high regard in the refereeing community, all with multiple NWL seasons behind them. The purpose of the initial session was to encourage conversation on all levels. The programme’s applicants were invited to join with the mentors for the duration of the match to discuss everything from the laws of the game, to recommended positioning during play, through to effective decision making from both the referee and the assistant referees.
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Johnson the scapegoat for the wrong reasons The Warriors may have found their ultimate scapegoat. Speculation suggests the Kiwi NRL franchise is ready and willing to part ways with million dollar halfback Shaun Johnson. The 28-year-old still has a year to run on his contract but it appears he may need to find a new home for the 2020 season. The news, first broken by the New Zealand Herald late last week, appears staggering to a non-Warriors fan like myself. Johnson has the x-factor and ability to rattle any defence. Most importantly he is respected and feared by Aussie league pundits. However, he looks set to be the fall guy for the years and years of Warriors mediocrity. Since their arrival in the competition in 1995, the Warriors have never won it at all. In recent times, they haven’t come close. However, you’d be a brave man to lay the blame at the feet of Johnson. The Warriors’ issues go far deeper
than who runs their backline. Their forwards have, for the part, been described as lazy and lacking impact, unable to give the team the go-forward in the middle of the park which has made it hard for the backs to work their magic. The culture, coach rotations and inconsistent form has also plagued the Johnson tenure which began in 2011. By moving away from a Kiwi half, the franchise will have to lure an Aussie from across the ditch. That means offering more money to entice the move. The Warriors have had mixed success with that ploy and mostly they’ve stumbled into good fortune. Their best was James Maloney who was a great addition and has been just as dynamic for other clubs after his departure. Speculation is Parramatta’s Corey Norman may be the target. A solid player but not a proven world-beater. This is a serious case of watch this space.
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