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Thursday October 29, 2015 | Issue 673

Motor Torque: Spectacle promised at USA car day. — page 12 ­ 13.

Showtime: Scenes from the Northern A&P show. — pages 24 ­ 25.

Real estate: Nth Canterbury property sales. — pages 30 ­ 34.

Memorial locomotive steams into NC By ROBYN BRISTOW Steam train enthusiasts will be able to get up close and personal with the Passchendaele train ­ a memorial to railway men who served and fell in World War 1 ­ as it steams through the Weka Pass. Locomotive AB608 engine, which is owned by the NZ and Railway Locomotive Society and restored by Steam Incorporated, Paekakariki, will be operating on the Weka Pass Railway line with public rides available on Saturday, November 7, at 10am and 1pm. There will be a brief ceremony at the Glenmark Station at 9.30am before the public get to enjoy steaming through the pass or viewing the locomotive in action. The Weka Pass Railway Society members will be on hand to help out AB608 which will be double­headed with A428 as they steam through the pass to Waikari and return. AB608 was built in Christchurch at the Addington Workshop in 1915. During the war the AB class was the standard locomotive used on mainline passenger and freight trains throughout the country. It was named Passchendaele in 1925, after the Minister of Railway Gordon Coates, agreed to name a steam locomotive in memory of those members of the New Zealand Railways who fell in WW1. More than 5000 railwaymen served overseas between 1914 and 1918 out of a total work force of 14,000. A total of 447 died fighting

In memory: AB608 steaming along the Kapiti Coast earlier this year. for their country. Passchendaele was chosen in 1927 to haul the Duke and Duchess of York’s royal train in the South Island ­ a role it has also performed unnamed, during the Prince of Wales tour in 1920. But it spent the bulk of its working years based at Dunedin, working over the main lines to north and south, the Otago Central line and the many branches throughout Otago and Southland. In 1943 the brakes were applied for good as it was felt it was no longer possible to keep it in the condition of cleanliness expressed on

plaques on the locomotive. The plates were removed and later put on display at the Christchurch and Dunedin railway stations. It looked destined for the scrap heap, sitting idle for years before being rescued in 1993 by Steam Incorporated, along with the plates, who restored it to operating duty at a cost of more than $500,000. It began plying the lines again on excursion service from July 2014. The public can ride on these trains by booking and buying special tickets on the Weka Pass Railway website (www.wekapassrailway.co.nz).


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The News

Thursday October 29 2015

In brief

Coffee roaster: Andrew Weir inspects a freshly roasted batch of coffee at his Waikuku PHOTO: SUPPLIED. Beach base.

Silver lining for flat white By ROBYN BRISTOW

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Coffee roasted and blended in North Canterbury has won a medal on the national stage. Andrew Weir, roaster and co­owner of Ris’tretto Espresso, who plays his trade from a barn at Waikuku Beach, has won silver with his traditional flat white coffee at the 2015 Huhtamaki New Zealand Coffee Awards. He and his wife Cath are ‘‘thrilled’’ to be recognised at the national awards, which are in their 12th year, for the fourth time. Over two days the judging panel, headed by one of the world’s leading coffee authorities Instaurator, tasted nearly 300 coffees entered by roasting companies from all over New Zealand. This year’s silver follows Ris’tretto Espresso’s silver award for best flat white in 2013, bronze award for best organic coffee in 2012 and a silver award for best NZ espresso at the 2011 event. ‘‘As a boutique coffee roaster it’s great to see that if you are passionate about creating great coffee, you can be recognised on the national stage,’’ says Andrew. The couple moved to a lifestyle block at the beach resort just over two years ago after their Brooklands home was red zoned following the Canterbury earthquakes. Andrew and Cath owned Ris’tretto Espresso in Barbadoes Street, but sold the cafe ´ to Madeline De Jong, who has the licence to operate under the Ris’tretto Espresso brand with a supply agreement. ‘‘It was a seven day business and I was trying to wholesale the coffee at the same time. ‘‘So we moved the roastery here and

basically decided to dedicate my time to serving wholesale clients,’’ says Andrew. ‘‘It is fantastic. I roast from here and supply clients in the city, delivering and providing training and support to staff,’’ There is also clients outside of Christchurch but the business is confined to Canterbury. ‘‘I like to concentrate on Canterbury because I am able to get to them and see each client personally. ‘‘It is about being a partner with our clients who I see each week, see how they are going and try to support them as much as I can,’’ said Andrew. He loves his job and says coffee roasting is something that ‘‘grew over time’’. ‘‘I spent a few years overseas where I worked and travelled. When I came back to New Zealand I started my love affair with coffee. I enjoyed drinking it here and the the cafe scene,’’ he says. Cath and Andrew opened their first cafe ­ Bagel Heaven ­ in New Regent Street in 2002, selling it about three years later. Andrew worked fulltime off site while Cath ran the business. It was here Andrew’s focus was drawn more and more to roasting and finding the perfect blend of coffees with different traits, from growing regions around the world. His passion led to him buying a roaster in 2007 and experimenting and researching until he finally came up with the ‘‘nutty, malty, caramelly smooth flavour’’ he was looking for and one that ‘‘packed a punch with a nice sweetness and not too acidy’’. The couple opened the Ris’tretto Espresso in Barbadoes Street and became established as a boutique coffee roaster in 2008.

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Corrections The article on the Mt Sylvia Horse sale in last week’s edition of The News incorrectly stated Lot 17, a six­year­old gelding sold for $500. The horse was in fact passed in. The error is regretted. Gremlins crept into the email address for Charlie Wood at Waireka Polo Farm in last week’s edition of The News. The correct address for anyone interested in attending the SUPA Polo Open Day on October 31 is woodc4.cw@gmail.com. The North Canterbury RDA’s new development is a partnership with the Rangiora High School and the Rangiora Pony Club. Lost and Found The following property has been reported as lost to the Rangiora Police ­ have you seen it? A black wallet, a black Huawai phone, a black fold out purse and a brown leather wallet. The following property is at the station looking for a home: A Crown moving box containing various kitchen items, and a grey Powershot camera and a giant mountain bike.

Future in doubt A Christmas party in Amberley for the town’s seniors is in danger of being canned. The Amberley Lions Club Senior Citizens Christmas Party has been running for more than 30 years, but the turn out in recent years has the club worried the tradition might be coming to an end. Lions spokesperson Len Smith is urging people wanting to attend this year’s December 12 function to keep an eye out for a notice in The News and the local Hotline in the next few weeks asking people to register for the event. This gives the club an indication of numbers attending for catering. The notice can be dropped into Neville at Arthur Burkes or emailed to lgbas@xnet.co.nz. A range of entertainment has been lined up including country singer, Smokey Marshall, Kenneth Love, the Rangiora Brass Band, Line Dancers and items from a selection of other entertainers. The afternoon for everyone 65 years and over, starts at 2pm in the Amberley Pavilion and comes to a close around 4pm after afternoon tea.

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❛They are amazing people and have really helped us through a real employment shortage. They are loyal, work hard and are so lovely.❜ ‘‘We can attract managers and share milkers in New Zealand ­ the top end workers ­ but have difficulty finding assistant herd managers and workers,’’ she says. ‘‘Many Filipinos who have come to New Zealand come here for a better life and better opportunities for their families. ‘‘They are amazing people and have really helped us (dairy farmers) through a real employment shortage. They are loyal, work hard and are so lovely.’’ Mrs Davie­Martin would like to see someone, who has the legal knowledge

and experience, visit the district once a month to talk to immigrants and help them with their visa and employment issues. ‘‘I can give moral support but I don’t have the legal side,’’ says Mrs Davie­ Martin. She believes agencies have taken a lot of money from Filipinos keen to come to New Zealand. ‘‘They would have had to pay the money back before they started earning for themselves and to bring their families over for a better life. ‘‘They give up so much and go through a lot to get here. They leave their families for a long time before they can afford to bring them over.’’ Mrs Davie­Martin hopes a sensible and practical solution could be found soon for everyone concerned, including farmers. ‘‘Everyone is supporting each other. A heck of a lot (Filipinos) are not affected but are still very concerned and supporting their friends and families,’’ says Mrs Davie­Martin. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse has said he was working with officials on new visa criteria to ensure those already here, and ‘‘unknowingly caught up in the alleged scam’’, were not unduly punished. This could enable affected workers to be issued temporary visas while their situation is considered.

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An advocate for Filipino dairy farm workers in the Amuri area of North Canterbury, is hoping for some form of ‘‘amnesty’’ for workers caught up in a visa scam. Sharon Davie­Martin says around 80 Filipinos are employed on dairy farms in the Amuri area and she believed a few maybe caught up in the scam where work experience details have been ‘‘pumped up’’ on visa applications by immigration agencies. Mrs Davie­Martin believes many workers have been ‘‘hoodwinked’’ by the agencies who had exaggerated the experience of applicants for ‘‘money’’ and she now wants to ensure that these workers are not sent home or punished. ‘‘We can not say it is all right and just ignore it as it would set a precedent. ‘‘But if we can come up with some way of helping, such as an amnesty while applications are sorted out, it would be a huge help,’’ she says. Mrs Davie­Martin says workers are too scared to go to Immigration New Zealand for help and expose themselves. She has had discussions with an Immigration official while meeting about looking after immigrants in the area. The local Rural Women’s group is also lending a helping hand in looking after new immigrants to the area as it is

difficult to find dairy farm workers, she says. If workers were not allowed to continue on farms or allowed to take up employment it would have a ‘‘huge impact’’ on the dairy farming community in the area. ‘‘It is a real worry. ‘‘People must be really concerned,’’ says Mrs Davie­Martin.

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‘‘It can get pretty busy in South Bay with all the fishing boats, so we have got to make sure everything is done properly and it’s safe.’’ Mr Ormsby says cruise ship schedules are subject to change due to the weather and other issues, so it is possible there may be a last minute additions to scheduled visits during the season, as there has been in the past.

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Thursday October 29 2015

Club calls for support for BMX track By ROBYN BRISTOW

November 1st Oxford Country Garden Fete 1st Pegasus Golf & Sports Club Open Day 1st Family Picnic (including the dog!) 1st USA Day Woodend 1st Rangiora Toy Library 21st Birthday Celebration 5th Rangiora Harness Racing 8th Tuhaitara Coastal Park Open Day 8th A Sense of Christmas 14th Woodford Glen 14th – 15th Woodend Country Music Festival 20th Mill Cottage Christmas Gala 21st Kaiapoi North School Fair 21st Toot’n’Croon 10th Anniversary 22nd Ohoka Garden Tour & Fete 27th John Knox Church Annual Fair 27th Ashgrove Twilight Gala 27th Nov – 6 Dec Ashgrove School Santa’s Grotto 28th Woodford Glen 28th Kaiapoi Toy Library Open Day 29th Mandeville Craft Festival

The building of a new BMX track in Amberley could be under way before Christmas. But the Hurunui BMX Club, which aims to build a quality entry level BMX competition track for young people, is calling on businesses in the district to lend a hand to ‘‘help us get over the finish line’’. The club has secured land beside Lawcocks Road which was a transport depot, many local contractors have already come on board and committed to help build the track and over $150,000 has been fundraised. To secure this funding business sponsorship is needed, says a spokesperson. All corporate sponsorship will include regular exposure via the club’s Facebook page, a thank you advertisement to sponsors, a sponsors logo on the opening event flyers and a 20 percent discount at Motivation Design and MK Graphic Solutions. There are three sponsorship packages: Fence signage, for a minimum of six months ­ $500 to $750; Track corner sponsorship $250 annually and Track starting hill, $500 annually. The club says in return for helping build a permanent facility, which will be accessible all year round, the club will educate a generation of BMX enthusiasts with the long term goal of hosting BMX racing events. ‘‘Help us grow an even healthier, active and vibrant community. ‘‘We want youth to have a strong presence in our community and be given the opportunity to connect and participate in a challenging world class sport,’ the club says. Those opting for fence sponsorship will get a 2.4 by 1.8 metre company logo panel in full colour printed on to banner mesh

Team BMX: Mikal Mielsen, of Amberley Beach, John Shepherd of John Shepherd Ltd, Delia McLean, Julia McLean, Sam Thorn of Thornz Contracting along with Rangiora BMX track manager and head coach, Stan Hauraki Tumu, and Leon Menzies, a BMX rider (rear), FILE PHOTO at the site of the proposed new BMX track in Amberley. material. There is two options for placement ­ on the road frontage on to Lawcocks Road or on site entrance. The fence will remain up during the entire construction process. The track corner option gives people naming rights to one of the three corners of the track for 12 months, a logo on the annual sponsor board and an opportunity to supply and install signage up to 1200mm by 1800mm on the track corner. Sponsoring the Track start hill means companies will have naming rights to the Start Hill of the track, the most prominent position raised 2.5m about ground height. The company logo will be displayed on the annual sponsors board for 12 months

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Young talent in the spotlight at Centre Stage By DAVID HILL The cream of the Waimakariri district’s young talent took centre stage on Friday. Having no talent and being tone deaf myself, I enlisted my teenage daughter to provide an ‘‘expert’’ opinion on the 20 contestants at the Centre Stage 2 Teen Talent Contest held at the Rangiora Town Hall. The evening opened with last year’s winner Natasha Boon reappearing with some impressive jazz dance moves. Last year’s runner­up Caleb Lawson then strummed on his guitar and sang his own original song ‘‘Loose Change’’. Solo drummer Jackson Roche performed blindfolded and set the show off with a bang, setting off a strong mix of singers, musicians and dancers. My daughter’s favourites were the dancers, however it was 17­year­old Linda Nherera who stole the show with her own original song ‘‘Diary of Broken Heart’’. Linda said she was ‘‘speechless’’ after her win was announced. She wrote the song about a year ago, while going through a difficult time in her life and never dreamed it would one day win her a talent contest. ‘‘I chose that song because it’s a part of me and I’m emotionally connected to it. ‘‘No, I had no idea I was going to win ­ I just thought I would get third place or something.’’ Second­placed Jaydin Shingleton was thrilled to get second after singing and strumming on guitar a Jason Mraz song ‘‘I Won’t Give Up’’. While 13­year­ old Mele Peseta claimed third after playing her ukulele and singing a medley in what was her first time on stage. With the singers taking the top three places, the dancers were left to claim the spot prizes, with 13­year­old Henry from Rangiora High School impressing the judges with his Michael Jackson dance

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Drum beat . . . Jackson Roche gets the PHOTO: DAVID HILL contest off with a bang. moves. Courtney Pearce was recognised for her contemporary dance solo, while two dance crews from Zion Studios were recognised for their talent despite only performing together for less than two terms. Another singer Taylor Roche (17) claimed a commendation prize, sponsored by Rangiora Town Hall, after singing ‘‘Feeling Good’’. The number of 13­year­olds performing against 17­year­olds prompted one of the judges to suggest a separate talent contest for younger teens is needed. The evening finished with performances from Avonside Girls High School student Satori, 11­year­old dancer Imke and Kaiapoi High School’s senior dancers.

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Thursday October 29 2015

Counting your small blessings important

Delays ‘frustrating’ Contractors are hard at work on the new Civic Centre roof areas that required reinstating after the failure of the insulation panels. Scaffolding should be coming down soon and the craypot structure and access ramps will be put up. The electricians are on site completing their works. I appreciate the community concerns regarding this issue and the delays to the completion of the build. This is frustrating council also. However these issues are in the hands of our management and insurers and we need to follow due process. We are working through this as best as we can and look forward to a positive outcome with a great Museum and modern Library and Civic Centre building that will serve us for many years to come. I have recently returned from an overseas trip with my wife Mary. We visited Kent in England then travelled to France and spent time in Bayeux France, the area where the Allied forces landed in 1944. From there we travelled on to Budapest and took a river cruise back to Amsterdam, then on to Constance in Germany where we did a cycle trip before visiting friends in Switzerland and on home to Kaikoura from there. The impression I got from this first time

When we handed over the keys to our insurance company and builders at the beginning of the month, they said if the asbestos check (scheduled for the next day) was positive it would delay the demolition by three to four weeks. While we have had no contact from our insurance company (no surprise given our experience over the last five years) or the builders, one suspects, given the asbestos removal and the road works, that the foundations on the new house will not be laid until sometime next year. Still, we should not have expected anything different as our neighbours’ rebuilds have all faced similar delays. The builder’s project manager’s prediction of 31 weeks (seven months) did seem rather optimistic. In recent weeks I was also asked to write a press release for the church we attend in New Brighton, as a public meeting was called to discuss new council regulations which could make the church’s redevelopment plans (to replace the church building demolished in 2011) impossible. Five years on, ‘‘post­quake’’ life ­ if post­quake is even the right word ­ doesn’t get any less complicated. Oh well, thank goodness for the small blessings in life.


trip to Europe is that the visitor industry is massive. Wherever we were, there were large numbers of tourists and it was the shoulder season. France is the most visited country in the world with 80 million visitors a year. The other lasting impression that was a surprise was the well kept state of cities and towns we visited. A real effort appears to go into keeping the country side tidy and well groomed. Meeting and talking with people over there about New Zealand is interesting. We are seen as possibly the most beautiful place in the world and friendly, on the other hand we are also seen to be a long way from anywhere else in the world. The importance of access to Wi­Fi becomes apparent when you travel to other countries; having free Wi­Fi in our towns is vital going forward, if we want to attract tourists. They love to be connected and use social media as they travel and spend throughout our country. While we were away I was saddened to hear that Sally Kennedy had passed away. Sally has given so much volunteer time to this community, and worked for years keeping the Memorial gardens and other areas of Kaikoura in good shape without any fanfare. Often she would be working at day break raking leaves and tending the gardens prior to everyone getting out of bed.

Sometimes in life you count your small blessings. Whether that be creating a silly decorated hat for the men’s art class at the Northern (Rangiora) Agricultural and Pastoral Show, attending the Centre Stage Teen Talent Contest with my teenage daughter or celebrating my teenage daughter’s birthday with family over Labour Weekend ­ small blessings are what counts in life. Not the things you cannot control. Just a few weeks ago my family was fuelled by optimism, moving into a rental house and hopeful work would soon begin on rebuilding our Parklands, Christchurch, home. Hopeful our new home would be ready by winter next year. However, last week a notice came in the letterbox from the Christchurch City Council advising sections of the street will be closed over the next six weeks from this week for road works ­ the section of the street which includes our house will be closed for four of those six weeks. Then over the weekend and I drove past our home and saw a new sign on the fence ­ ‘‘Danger: Asbestos Removal’’.

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Craft fair popular By SHELLEY TOPP The North Canterbury Soroptimists could not have wished for a better day to hold their annual craft fair and market day last week. The popular fundraiser was held at the Rangiora A and P Showgrounds on Tuesday, October 20, in warm, sunny, still weather. With the sun out and the temperature in the mid­20s the gelato stall did a roaring trade. However, there were many other stalls to choose from ­ 89 altogether ­ selling everything from lavender, tomato plants, woodwork, glassware, clothing, flowers, and honey, to tangelos, grapefruit and avocados, Christmas cards, toys and much more. ‘‘We were very happy with the day as the weather was so perfect, ’’ soroptimist Mary Harris, one of the organisers, said. ‘‘We had some great new stalls which helps to keep the market day fresh.’’ ‘‘Lois Bennett and Wendy McClung had the mammoth task of organising the stalls and did an amazing job.’’ Rangiora buskers Phil Minton and Claire Buckley added to the relaxed country atmosphere with their music during the day. Attendance was also up. ‘‘There was a pleasing increase in visitors to the fair this year, with good numbers from Christchurch, ’’ Mary said. There were visitors from Auckland, Nelson and Rotorua too, and the fair also attracted international visitors this year, from Scotland, Australia, England, and Germany. Mary attributed the increase in

visitors to funding from Enterprise North Canterbury, which meant they were able to advertise the event outside Waimakariri. This year the Canterbury branch of the Cystic Fibrosis Association of New Zealand will benefit from funds raised on the day. ‘‘They will be our major recipient, along with other local charities,’’ Mary said. The chief executive officer of Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand, Belinda Burnett, said they were humbled this year to be chosen as funding recipient from the event. ‘‘There is such a lot we will be able to do with this money,’’ she said. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a condition that occurs when a faulty cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene is inherited from both parents. The condition is the most common life threatening genetic disorder affecting New Zealand children, the Cystic Fibrosis NZ website said. It affects a number of organs in the body (especially the lungs and pancreas) by clogging them with thick, sticky mucus. In the lungs this could cause shortness of breath, a chronic cough and repeated chest infections. Blockages affecting the pancreas could cause digestion problems leading to poor weight gain and malnutrition due to malabsorption,’’ the website said. However, the website also said that if a family history of cystric fibrosis was known, or suspected, family members could contact their GP to undergo a simple test to find out if they were carriers of the faulty gene.

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Septic tank agreement By SHELLEY TOPP The Waimakariri District Council has approved a capital budget of $270,000 to repair private septic tank faults in Mandeville’s eastern district sewer scheme. The council decided on the repair work, after ‘‘a failure in the wastewater network’’ during flooding in June last year that left many properties without shower or toilet facilities for up to a fortnight. ‘‘Council decided this level of service was unacceptable, even in that extreme event, which was a 1­in­70­year storm, coupled with the highest ever recorded groundwater level, and an already saturated catchment,’’ the council wastewater asset manager, Ric Barber, said. There were 14 separate faults recorded. Most were caused by access lids not being a sufficient height above finished ground level. ‘‘Council do play some part in ensuring that the septic tanks installed at properties are to our standards, when the building inspections are carried out, therefore it was felt that the community and the wastewater scheme would most benefit from a council initiative to repair the septic tanks at highest risk of inundating the wastewater network in a flood event,’’ he said. The large variety of faults encountered made it impossible to determine the cause of each fault. ‘‘Some are due to poor installation, some are due to wear and tear and age of the private infrastructure, some are due to the council updating their standards on what is required for a septic tank connected to a council scheme, and some are due to landscaping at the property, he said. ‘‘For older properties, the standards were not as implicit in their detail about what was required, and they did have to comply to the standard at the time. For newer properties, the council has

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Extraordinary feats by troops in Gallipoli By DAVID HILL Malnourished New Zealand troops achieved some extraordinary feats at Gallipoli. Kaiapoi born historian Professor Glyn Harper says had the Anzacs been fed properly they might have achieved their objectives at Gallipoi. He was speaking to students from Kaiapoi, Rangiora and Oxford in the Kaiapoi High School Auditorium on Friday. In his talk ‘‘Bully Beef, Biscuits and Scurvy: the Gallipoli rations’’, Prof Harper said by the time of the August offensive, where the Wellington Battalion reached the summit of Chunuk Bair, the highest point on the Gallipoli Peninsula, the Anzacs were in poor health. ‘‘The Anzacs were given an impossible task. Scaling the heights of the Sari Bair ranges would have been challenging for fresh and fully fit soldiers, but they were exhausted and sick ­ up to 85 percent were suffering from dysentery.’’ Prof Harper says the climate and the terrain and spending too long on the frontline were all factors which wore down the soldiers. But the biggest factor was the diet which consisted of daily rations on bully beef, army biscuits, black tea, jam and two quarts of water. There is also anecdotal evidence that many of the soldiers suffered from scurvy. He says the Argentine bully beef was of poor quality and ‘‘it went off very quickly in the heat’’. Questions were asked of the New Zealand Government of the day why Kiwi soldiers were not receiving New Zealand meat. The Defence Minister Mr Allen replied that he ‘‘didn’t know’’ as New Zealand simply supplied the British

Government. The Huntley and Palmers No 4 biscuit was ‘‘rock hard’’ and Prof Harper had some specially made for students to try. He says some were used as photo frames. A joint study between Otago and Massey University academics in 2013 concluded that the soldiers were seriously malnourished. ‘‘In 1915 people knew about calories, so they knew about how many calories soldiers needed to sustain them. ‘‘But vitamins and trace elements were not well­known and it was the inadequate diets at Gallipoli which led to new knowledge.’’ Prof Harper grew up at The Pines, attending Kaiapoi North School and was a first day pupil at Kaiapoi High School in 1972. After two years at Kaiapoi High School, he transferred to Mairehau High School in Christchurch where Waimakariri Mayor David Ayers was a teacher. ‘‘When I left this school in 1973, I never thought I would be back and going by my last school report they probably didn’t expect me back either. ‘‘I can remember Mr Ayers ­ he had long hair, so I thought he was pretty cool.’’ Kaiapoi RSA president Neill Price says Prof Harper, who went to school with Mr Price’s daughter, is a good example to today’s students of what they can achieve if they put their minds to it. Prof Harper is professor of war studies at Massey University and he is project manager of the Centenary History of New Zealand and the First World War, a multi­volume study of New Zealand’s role in the conflict. His research led to the book ‘‘Johnny Enzed: The New Zealand Soldier in the First World War 1914­1918’’ which was recently published. He received a Queen’s Service Medal in 2012.

Returning home . . . Massey University Professor Glyn Harper (left) chats to Kaiapoi RSA president Neill Price and Kaiapoi High School deputy principal Elizabeth McMeeken at his PHOTO: DAVID HILL old school on Friday.

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Remembering . . . The Kaiapoi RSA remembers the 10 New Zealand nurses who lost their PHOTO: DAVID HILL lives in the sinking of the Marquette on October 23, 1915.

Kaiapoi remembers By DAVID HILL Kaiapoi has remembered 10 New Zealand nurses who lost their lives during World War 1. The Kaiapoi RSA placed 10 white crosses next to the Kaiapoi Cenotaph on Friday to remember the nurses who were killed during the sinking of the Marquette troop ship on October 23, 1915. Kaiapoi RSA president Neill Price says there was one local nurse onboard the Marquette, Mary Louise Christmas, of Ohoka, who survived the sinking. Sister Christmas served in the 21st general hospital in Alexandria and received the Associate Royal Red Cross medal for her efforts.

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Picnic time . . . Enjoy the setting at Mt Thomas

Family picnic Discover this idyllic picnic and camping area in the closest foothills forest to Christchurch. On Sunday, November 1, a family picnic will be held from 11am to 3pm at the Mt Thomas Conservation area. Staying healthy . . . Hamish and Mari Henderson mountain biking the Wharfedale Track in the Oxford Forest ­ a great way to stay healthy PHOTO: JIM HENDERSON and fit. There’s a stream to play in, open space to kick a ball round, short bush walks or more extensive tramps to the top of Mt Thomas. The relaxed family picnic day will include a guided short bush walks, displays and activities for children such as a treasure hunt, a plant identification People of all ages, shapes and sizes Exposure to nature also helps prescription for a healthier life. game, introduction to geocaching ­ yes are being encouraged to get out to our reduce stress and helps people There are a range of activities and events happening around Canterbury there are some caches there ­ and become natural conservation areas this recharge. Conservation Week and reap the Disconnecting from the online world that anyone can get involved in. your favourite native animal with a spot of face painting. health benefits as a result. and the hustle and bustle of everyday For more details see the website Dogs are also part of the family and very Research suggests that taking part life is easier than many people think. www.conservationweek.org.nz and get welcome in the picnic grounds and tracks. in activities in the outdoors regularly Getting your toes wet, your boots outside, take your kids, and leads to improved physical and mental muddy and unwinding with the kids in experience it for yourself by getting But keep them under tight control and health. our natural spaces is the perfect out and enjoying the great outdoors. clean up after them.

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Open day . . . People at the Tuhaitara Trust’s visitor centre during last year’s Conservation Week. Photo: Supplied.

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The day is being organised by the Tuhaitara Trust and the Department of Conservation will be joining them and many other groups and organisations to celebrate the biodiversity and recreational opportunities that the park has to offer. There will be a range of activities around the 575 ha of land along the coastline from the Waimakariri River mouth to the township of Waikuku. The park stretches along the coast for 10.5 kilometres and has a network of biking and walking tracks, including a 1.5

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Did you know that on your doorstep there are approximately 18 rivers and 5 lakes for you to fish in?

Mahinga Kai planting A Mahinga Kai Exemplar planting day will be held on Sunday, 8 November from 10.30am to 1.30pm. The day is led by the Department of Conservation (DOC) and is part of the Mahinga Kai Exemplar, a project co­led by Ngai Tahu and the Avon­Otakaro Network (AvON) with partnership support from DOC, the Christchurch City Council, Environment Canterbury and the University of Canterbury. The Mahinga Kai Exemplar is creating opportunities for communities to learn about the importance of mahinga kai values and sustainability in today’s fast­paced world, and the inter­

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Fire risk high in dry conditions

Rural residents warned to take extra care this summer By DAVID HILL North Canterbury residents are being warned to be extra vigilant as the region enters another fire season. Waimakariri District Council principal fire officer Tim Sheppard says the fire season is ‘‘shaping up to be a good one’’ with restrictions likely to be imposed soon if conditions remain dry. ‘‘People often ask me what the fire season is going to be like and I generally say ‘a normal Canterbury summer’ ­ which is unpredictable. So far we have already had a number of nor’westers and we have lingering drought.’’ Mr Sheppard says local fire fighters have responded to dozens of fires in the Waimakariri rural fire district in recent weeks due to the winds and he believes 90 per cent of those are due to re­ ignitions. ‘‘If you’ve had a fire check it to make sure it is out ­ and don’t just look at it. Put your hand on it or a crowbar and if it comes out hot then it’s not out.’’ Checking weather forecasts is essential before lighting up, Mr Sheppard says. If northwesterly winds are forecast in the days after a burn off, these could re­ ignite the fire, so it is best to wait until conditions are damper. Sometimes fires can re­ignite weeks or event months later. Swannanoa Volunteer Rural Fire Force chief Mark Richards says ensuring driveways are clear and wide enough to fit a four metre by four metre fire appliance can help ensure your house is saved. ‘‘If you have a 1km long driveway, make sure the trees are cut back and the driveway is clear. If we can’t get through we will need to apply extra hose length which takes time ­ that

Blaze . . . Fire risk is expected to be high in rural areas this FILE PHOTO summer. Installing smoke alarms is essential. In rural areas it is recommended to have an escape plan, to keep grass mown or grazed and to create a safety zone around your home ­ clearing any dead or dry material and replacing flammable plants and trees. More information can be found at www.fire.org.nz or www.nrfa.org.nz. Outdoor fires are not allowed in residential areas without a resource consent, except for barbecues, hangi or umu. For Buffer . . . Creating a safety zone around your home is recommended in rural areas. IMAGE FROM WWW.NRFA.ORG.NZ more information go to www.ecan.govt.nz/air or phone spray unit is a good fire fighting 0800 324636. Never light up in could determine whether your means to put the fire out. the dark. resource. Water tanks and ‘‘Having good insurance is house goes or stays. Once a restricted fire season water ways should be clearly not just about having third ‘‘If your property is in an is called, all open fires in rural marked in case fire fighters awkward place to find, parking party insurance as that will areas, except for cooking, need to come to your property. only cover damage to your a vehicle near the entrance require a permit. A prohibited Mr Richards says rural fire neighbour’s property. with its hazard lights on can fire season means a total fire forces need volunteers, so help us find you.’’ ‘‘If you light a fire, you need ban is in place. contact your local council to to be in attendance while it is Mr Sheppard says anyone To report a fire nuisance or find about your local force. burning and keep checking, planning to light a large open Volunteers must be 16 years or illegal fire call Environment which can take days.’’ fire should consider Canterbury’s 24 hour pollution over and willing to undergo a Water tanks and pumps can suppression insurance and hotline 0800 765588. medical test and police check. be hired and a high pressure ensure they have adequate

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Ag recycling champions make it easier and drums that can be reused are sent back to the manufacturers, while others are shredded to make new plastic. While dairy farmers have responded to In the next 12 months, Agrecovery is public and industry pressure to make their making it even easier and more accessible farms more friendly to the environment by for all farmers and growers. fencing of waterways and addressing their New collection sites, targeting new brand effluent disposal, Agrecovery has been owners and encouraging more industry championing the need for the recycling of organisations to adopt recycling agricultural containers. recommendations in their supply chain Traditionally agri­chemicals have been standards will be targeted as well as burnt, buried or bulk stored methods which helping existing members to recycle more are now considered unacceptable of their containers and large drums. practices. Since April this year, more than 500 large drums have been collected which Recycling . . . Large drums like these are now being collected by Agrecovery, making the represents about 4,500kgs. PHOTO: AMANDA BOWES recycling of plastic containers easier for farmers. The amount of energy saved recycling the plastic over the past two years versus The Agrecovery is a free service and is making new plastic is equal to 452,000 litres Nine years ago, the Agrecovery Rural funded by the manufacturers of products, if of petrol. Recycling was established and over that they are a partner in the programme there For farmers that want containers time farmers and growers across the with disc openers collected that still have chemicals in them, country are getting better at implementing will be a symbol on the container. In the past two years there has been a they can go on line to Agrecovery. They sustainable recycling practices. • Lyco Dominator No Tramp 50% increase in container recycling. By then take an inventory of what they have, Designated areas allow the drop off of Woolpress June this year, 240,732kgs of plastic how much is in the containers, whether it it over 3,000 of the most common agri­ packaging had been recycled and 15,495kgs solid or liquid and the condition of the chemical containers, including animal of unwanted chemicals disposed of. containers. An inventory form can be health and dairy hygiene. Since the launch in 2007 over one million submitted online, faxed or posted. To book On farm collections are held four times a kilos of plastic has been recycled. a chemical collection this can also be done year for containers that still have product The latest brand to join Agrecovery is on the Agrecovery website or by phoning in them and last year a collection was FIL, which brings the total number to 63 0800 247326. started for large containers of 61 to 1000 supporting brand owners who voluntarily All plastic is recycled in New Zealand, litres. pay a levy on their product sales into the while chemicals are treated for safe North Canterbury has three collection sites­ PGG Wrightson in Amberley, the New Zealand market. disposal here and overseas. transfer station in Culverden and Hide FIL National Sales Manager, Colin May, Agrecovery will continue to promote the Spraying near Rangiora. says as Agrecovery now offers a recycling message of the proven negative impact on solution for all their sizes of dairy hygiene the environment and people’s health by Hamish Black, from PGG Wrightson in and teat care containers it fits with the burning or burying plastic packaging and Amberley was involved with the set up of company’s commitment to off er a higher chemicals on farm, while encouraging the collection bin and says the amount of • Locally Owned • Competitive Prices level of service to their customers. sensible practices to stop chemicals containers being brought in has remained Bruce Downes or Buzz Frame steady over the years, but there is still a lot The new large drum collection service becoming a disposal problem in the first of containers still sitting on farms. has proved to very popular with farmers place. Ph 03 314 4638 Ph 03 314 4665 Cell 0272 202 118 Cell 0272 702 434




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Good season for rifle club The Hawarden Waikari Rifle Club wound up a successful 2015 season recently. The Mason Cup and Women’s Cup were won by Ashleigh Watson, of Medbury. Douglas Quigley came runner up in the Mason Plate and got the second highest average walking away with the Foster Cup. The Smellie Cup was awarded to Keith

Brown for the highest average and Tina Longman, of Hawarden, was the most improved. In the self­handicap, Martin Quigley placed first, William Costello second and Corinna Berhorst third. Darryn and Katrina Quigley, who run the rifle club say they enjoyed the season and hope everyone will be back next year.

Rangiora Bridge Club results Monday Afternoon Rimu Pairs N/S: Heather Waldron / Jeanette Chatterton 2, Carole Anderson / Joy Hayward 2, Judy Bruerton / Joyce Gray 3. E/W: Lesley Smith / Hilary

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Ollie Bragg was the chief wicket­taker for Sefton bagging 4/28 while Andrew Laffey picked up 3/25. Sefton was largely untroubled in its run chase with Tim Harrison notching a half­century, while Matt Rowe finished with 37 not out. Southbrook’s bowlers ripped through the Leeston­Southbridge batting order to set­up an easy three wicket win for the Rangiora side. It bundled Leeston­Southbridge out for a measly 89. Sam Baxter was the only Leeston­Southbridge batsman to pass 20. Dean Power finished with impressive figures of 4/16 in 6.3 overs, while Craig Renai snared 4/34 from his eight overs. Southbrook chased down the small target in 11.3 overs with ex­Black Cap Shanan Stewart leading his side home with 32 not out. In the final match of the round Weedons defeated Greendale to take its record to three wins and one loss while Greendale remains winless. Short scorecards: Lincoln 164 (O Bragg 4/28, A Laffey 3/25) lost to Sefton 168/3 (T Harrison 54) by seven wickets at Sefton. Oxford 145 (M Pauling 3/5, T Rowlands 3/40) lost to South Malvern 151/0 (J Ferris 119*) by 10 wickets at Glentunnel. Leeston­Southbridge 89 (D Power 4/16, C Renai 4/34) lost to Southbrook 90/3 (S Stewart 32*) by seven wickets at Leeston.



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Properties for sale throughout North Canterbury

742 Marshmans Road, Ashley Auction Christine Tallott Licensed Sales Consultant P. 03 313 6158 M. 0274 906 042 E. christine.tallott@gmail.com View online: www.harcourts.co.nz/RG7391

Owner Necessity = Buyer Opportunity If not for compelling family reasons to move to the city, our owners would never have contemplated leaving the situation they have so enjoyed over the past 11 years.

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Built by their own family builder, with superb attention to detail throughout, the property is a veritable paradise for either a growing or teenage family but also perfect for extended family living. All bedrooms are doubles, heating is efficient and there is no compromise on space, storage areas or living room options. Uninterrupted rural views and even

unbelievably, sea views of Pegasus Bay, this property is situated within tranquil Ashley District with school buses to Sefton Primary School and Rangiora High School passing the gate. How much easier could it get? It is certain to be haven and domain of a lucky new family determined to make 2016 the first of many vintage years. Ashley District and Sefton offer a convivial local community, with plenty of North Canterbury amenities within a short drive. Both Rangiora and Amberley are not far away.





With their new move to the city imminent, our owners have issued clear instructions - this substantial family home will be sold on auction day if not before. Auction Wednesday 18 Nov 3:00 p.m. (Russley Golf Course, Memorial Ave) (unless sold prior)

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Twiss Keir Realty - Hanmer Springs Shop 3 12a Conical Hill Road (03) 315 7084 www.harcourtshanmer.co.nz

Twiss Keir Realty - Kaiapoi 77c Williams Street (03) 327 5379 www.twisskeir.co.nz


Twiss Keir Realty - Rangiora 15 Good Street (03) 313 6158 www.twisskeir.co.nz


Forget All Previous Pricing!

Harcourts ID: BF25382

Deceased Estate - Must Be Sold!!

Harcourts ID: BF25322

145 Dawsons Road, Ohoka – Make no mistake - this could be the best buy of the year. This home has

8 Makura Road, Kaikoura – The best view on the market in the area. You can have this for Christmas.

so much to offer - six double bedrooms, three bathrooms, fantastic light filled and spacious open plan

First time available since 1964. Overlooking the ocean playground at Goose Bay a 70 sq M 2 bedroom

kitchen, dining and living areas and separate media room. Great indoor/outdoor flow to the sheltered

Batch on 936 sq M section. Plenty of room to develop more or just for your own space. Woodfire to

entertainment areas. Sited on 4ha with sealed driveway, barn and separate garage. Own well and town

heat the house in the winter.

supply water. If your waiting for a bargain? You won’t get better than this!

Gemma & Sue Roberts

Auction: Wednesday 18th November 3:00 p.m. (unless sold prior)

Licensed Sales Consultants

P. 03 323 6045 M. 027 223 6471 or 027 440 1282 E. gemma.roberts@harcourts.co.nz

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Hanmer Hideaway

Harcourts ID: HS6652

6e Fraser Close, Hanmer Springs – Privately located, and with direct access from the rear of the

Investor Liquidates

Harcourts ID: BF24636

1 York Street, Oxford – Our Auckland-based vendor requires an urgent sale for this relocated semi-

property to Dog Stream Reserve, is this immaculate 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom holiday home. Bathed in

renovated 1950’s bungalow. Currently 2 bedrooms, with plans and building consent to able to complete

all day sun, and on an easy-care section, this is a home where the owners and their guests will actually

to a 3 bedroom home. Buyers have the choice to be able to complete the plans themselves, or have

enjoy a holiday! And not have to worry about lawns or sprawling gardens. Includes a generous north

it done for them by the current owner, to obtain code of compliance - ideal for first-home buyers or an

facing deck, accessed via bifolding doors from the open plan lounge. Perfect for a family or two!

investor who wishes to execute to plan, and further the property’s value.

Harley & June Manion

Mitchell Roberts & Mana Tai

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Eco-Lifestyle Opportunity

Harcourts ID: RG7379

Style, Space & Light ...

Harcourts ID: BF25378

731 Ashley Gorge Road, Oxford – Peaceful and Tranquil country lifestyle can be all

22 Huntingdon Drive, Rangiora – If your looking for a well designed and quality family home - come

yours on 9.95ha in Glentui. Spacious 3 bedroom home offers large open plan living with

check this out! Built in 2014 this 216m² home sited on 741m² section has got a lot to offer. Four great

outstanding views. Ideal for hunting enthusiasts and/or those coveting the ‘Good Life’.

size bedrooms, two bathrooms, two spacious living rooms with study nook and entertainers kitchen

Take a closer look http://lindawarrendavey.harcourts.co.nz/Home/Videos/69043 and phone Linda for

with stone bench and walk in pantry. There is still room to stamp your own mark in the landscaping.

appointment to view. Owners have plans in place and reluctantly require a sold sign.

This home is priced to sell - be quick!

Linda Warren-Davey

Gemma & Sue Roberts

Licensed Sales Consultant

P. 03 313 6158 M. 027 3000 145 E. linda.warren-davey@harcourts.co.nz

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For Sale

New Listing | Main North Road, Waikuku 3,500m


Warehouse. • 15 metre x 12 metre insulated warehouse • 18 metre x 6 metre tunnel house • 3,500m² block, zoned Residential 4B (freehold) • Truck access • Suitable for a variety of uses | Property ID AM1035


James Murray 027 436 8103

Final Reminder

Lifestyle Plus. Four bedroom, north-facing home. Excellent shelter, in-ground, concrete swimming pool. 210m2 timber-clad home with aluminium windows, en suite, well designed kitchen, huge open plan living/dining area. Wood burner, DVS, heat transfer system, mezzanine floor (storage only) in ceiling. Sheltered deck, fenced pool and lawned area for those summer BBQs. The pool house contains a sleepout and filtration system. Two car garage with large enclosed workshop/storage. Set in sweeping lawns with established garden with mature shelter. Five paddocks. | Property ID RA1657

Jenny Rouse 027 314 6119

4 Hectares

By appointment

5.9 Hectares

Malcolm Garvan 027 231 4425

Deadline Sale closing 1pm, Thursday 5 November 2015 (unless sold prior)

Inspection By appointment

Contact Malcolm Garvan 027 231 4425 Maurice Newell 027 240 1718

Maurice Newell 027 240 1718

Deadline Sale

New Listing | South Eyre Road, Eyrewell

Closing 4pm, Thursday 26 November 2015


Amberley | 40 Reserve Road

James Murray 027 436 8103


Your Lifestyle Dream. With four double bedrooms, two bathrooms, three living areas, double internal access garage and a separate farm-style kitchen, this 270m2, exceptionally designed home is surrounded by picturesque gardens including a multitude of plants and shrubs. It would be an ideal place to build your lifestyle. Well insulated and heated by a large log burner with wetback, electricity costs would be kept low in winter. Divided into four main paddocks including stock yards with loading ramp, 2-bay implement shed and a separate 2-bay lockable shed and well. | Property ID RA1663

670 Hectares Large Scale Farming Operation. Currently farmed as one unit, but property is available as individual units. Excellent finishing country, superb presentation. Currently cattle trading with bulls, dairy stock. Mix of contour, recent fertiliser and lime applications. 95 hectares Lucerne, 13.5 units Council water. Two tastefully renovated homesteads with supporting buildings. Purchase options available. | Property ID RA1660 Glendale, 306 hectares - offers over $3,600,000 plus GST (if any) Glenmark, 364 hectares - offers over $4,100,000 plus GST (if any).

Barry Keys 027 434 7689

Kathy Thompson 021 229 0600


By appointment


Maurice Newell 027 240 1718 Emily Newell 027 472 0409


Waipara | 1006 & 1102 Glenmark Drive

Emily Newell 027 472 0409

Closing 4pm, Thursday 26 November 2015 (unless sold prior)

Offers over $7,700,000 plus GST (if any)

Inspection By appointment

Contact Malcolm Garvan 027 231 4425

Allan Gifford 027 226 2379

Chris Abbott 027 435 2872

0800 200 600 | farmlandsrealestate.co.nz

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For Sale Hawarden

Horsley Downs Road 8 Hectares Price $279,000 plus GST (if any)


Maurice Newell 027 240 1718 Emily Newell 027 472 0409 Build Your Dream Lifestyle. Flat 8 hectare section, with a wetland area full of willows which would be perfect for a wetland garden or native area. A fantastic opportunity to live in the country while also being close to local amenities less than 4km from Hawarden Village, the pub, grocery store, school, rugby grounds and golf course. A perfect location to ride horses, farm bikes and raise the family. Subject to survey and title. | Property ID RA1662


McHughs Road 1.08 Hectares

Deadline Sale Closing 4pm, Wednesday


Okuku | 70 Garrymere Road 8.6 Hectares Country Estate. Tastefully, extensively renovated, 1927 home set in park like surrounds. New roof, clad with battens and board, double glazed in part. Three bedrooms, master with en suite, second bathroom, office, separate lounge and dining room. Chef’s kitchen, large electric oven with gas hobs, two log burners, gas fire in bedroom, heat pump. Dining room opens to a deck, with access to the grass tennis court, garden and the petanque court. Detached 5-bay garage/workshop with three enclosed, separate 3-bay implement/hay shed. | Property ID RA1625

4 November 2015

Offers over $730,000 plus GST (if any)



Maurice Newell 027 240 1718 Emily Newell 027 472 0409

By appointment

Contact Malcolm Garvan 027 231 4425

Grace, Space, Place. Stewart Ross-designed home stands in one of the district’s finest mature gardens with a residence of 360m² and self-contained matching annex of 150m². Four bedrooms, four living spaces, billiards room. Underfloor electric and solid fuel Juno burner on wetback, double glazed. With a deep well, treated county supply and stockrace, there is an abundance of water. It also features a 4-bay barn, pony paddock, orchard and excellent garden. | Property ID RA1659



Deadline Sale

Deadline Sale

Closing 4pm, Tuesday

Closing 4pm, Monday 9 November 2015

118 Dalbeg Road 8.3 Hectares

South Eyre Road 4 Hectares

3 November 2015 (unless sold prior)

(unless sold prior)


Contact Emily Newell 027 472 0409

Emily Newell 027 472 0409

Two Dwellings Plus Workshop. Three bedroom, two bathroom home, large kitchen, open-plan living, separate lounge with woodburner. Australian-style verandah on four sides and four-car garage. Extensive 200m2, fully-lined shed comprises 3-bay concreted lock-up; large workshop benches and separate, fully self-contained accommodation of two bedrooms with log burner. Fertile land is well sheltered, deer fenced with deer sheds, yards and lane. | Property ID RA1655

Country Elegance. Five bedroom, three living area home. Formal lounge adjoins the large open plan dining/family room, media room - complete with a bar and its own outdoor entertainment area. The master bedroom has an en suite and large walk-in wardrobe. The log burner is equipped with a wetback and solar heating, and there is a separate zoned underfloor heating system. Fertilised, good quality pasture and includes cattle yards with loading ramp and 3-bay shed. | Property ID RA1658






$5,000,000 plus GST (if any)



Fareham Road, Renwick 24 Hectares

166 Lilly Road 4 Hectares

Emily Newell 027 472 0409 Maurice Newell 027 240 1718 Entry Level Equestrian Lifestyle. This well sheltered property comprises a large dressage arena, 3-bay shed, cattle yards and two bedroom character home with log burner and coal range. Workshop, garage, hen house and potting shed, surrounded by a multitude of trees, shrubs and plants providing a pleasant place to relax. Property is ideal for horses cattle or sheep. The well provides water to the paddocks and a number of turf valves. Just under 6km from the centre of Rangiora. | Property ID RA1653

James Murray 027 436 8103

Jenny Rouse 027 314 6119

Malcolm Garvan 027 231 4425

Maurice Newell 027 240 1718

Allan Gifford 027 226 2379

Established Wairau Plans Vineyard. Approximately 21 hectares planted in Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and smaller areas of other varieties, grafted onto phylloxera resistant root stocks. Two water supplies providing 432 cubic metres per day. Character two storey, four bedroom villa built 2002 sited on an elevated site. Complementing the main dwelling and sited on a lower level is the “Summerhouse” with outdoor entertaining and a heated pool. Huge potential abounds. | Property ID BL1164

Emily Newell 027 472 0409

Barry Keys 027 434 7689

Kathy Thompson 021 229 0600

Allan Gifford 027 226 2379

Chris Abbott 027 435 2872

0800 200 600 | f armlandsrealestate.co.nz

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Ashley birds featured By SHELLEY TOPP The endangered birds of the Ashley­ Rakahuri River could not have a better champion than West Melton photographer Steve Attwood. His exhibition Rakahuri Manu ­ Birds of the Ashley River, opened in the Rangiora Library’s Chamber Gallery, on Sunday, October 25. It features 32 photographs of the unique avian residents of the Ashley­Rakahuri River, from the inland braided river channels to the estuarine coast. The exhibition also tells the story of this special area in Waimakariri which has been rated a wetland of international significance by conservation authorities. Braided river environments are rare globally, and New Zealand, particularly the South Island, is considered an international hotspot for them. The Chamber Gallery exhibition is a welcome extension of Waimakariri Wow, a popular smaller display of Steve’s river­ bird images, installed in the Gables Arcade pop­up art gallery in Rangiora since August. The photographs at both exhibitions are a culmination of 4 years volunteer work for Steve, a labour of love, with many hours spent crawling around the river area to capture these stunning images which captivate and delight. The photographs represent a lifelong fascination with birds, developed during a childhood spent in Geraldine where Steve ‘‘grew up with braided rivers as my playground, fishing, kayaking and swimming.’’ Centre stage at this exhibition is a superb image of the unique little wrybill (ngutuparore), which is only found in New Zealand, and this year vied for Bird of the Year status. Bigger than a sparrow but smaller than a starling, the wrybill is also known as the

Farewell . . . Soldiers Terry King and Mark Appleton, from the Canterbury Mounted Rifles, with Lois McGirr holding a wallet presented to Bonar Farquar from the community at the PHOTO: SUPPLIED Farewell Dance held as a tribute to him as he left for war service.

Soldiers’ farewell re-enacted

Birds of Ashley . . . Steve Attwood during the opening of his photographic exhibition Rakahuri Mana ­ Birds of the Ashley River, at Rangiora Library’s Chamber Gallery last PHOTO: SHELLEY TOPP Soldiers waltzed around the dance floor Sunday. at the Balcairn Hall recently and tackled whitebait bird. It is the only bird in the the Gypsy Tap with gusto. They were helping pay tribute to the world with a laterally­curved bill which it mass exodus of soldiers from Wellington uses to extract insect larvae from underneath riverbed stones. on October 16, 1914, at a special The wrybill has a nationally vulnerable commemorative farewell dance. Dignitaries were on hand to farewell conservation status and is thought to be in the ‘‘soldiers’’, a poem and comedy act slow decline, with only 5000­5500 birds believed to remain. Steve says he hopes his entertained, and gifts were presented to exhibition will help people realise that the those men who left aboard 10 gray troop­ Ashley/Rakahuri River area is a taonga, a ships, escorted by four warships, which slipped out of Wellington harbour special place, and a wetland of farewelled by thousands of international significance. ‘‘It is such a little gem in our own Wellingtonians. backyard.’’ Wreaths, period costume and a country Don’t miss this delightful exhibition, free supper helped authenticate the evening commemorating the traditional farewell to the public at the Rangiora Library until November 26, 2015. dance for locals who were among 8000

men and 4000 horses, who were the first reinforcements for the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. It was the most young men ever to leave New Zealand shores and followed the British declaration of war on Germany on August 4, 1914. Artist Mark Lander made the wreaths, Anna Bennetto, a 15­year­old, lead the singing of God Save the King and also performed a medley of World War 1 songs, while local Balcairn man, Wim Beaver entertained with poetry and a comedy act. Dancing was led by dance teacher Grant Killner, who was Master of Ceremonies for the dances. A cake was cut, supper eaten and Auld Lang Syne sung to end a spectacular evening.

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Elm Green Subdivision

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172 Carters Road

Leithfield Beach 3.00pm 4.00pm


2.00pm 2.30pm 2.15pm 2.45pm 2.00pm 2.30pm 12.00pm 12.00pm 12.15pm 1.00pm 1.00pm 1.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm

12.30pm 12.30pm 12.45pm 1.30pm 1.45pm 1.45pm 4.00pm 2.30pm


1.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm 3.00pm

1.30pm 1.30pm 2.30pm 3.30pm 3.30pm

11.30am 12.30pm 12.00pm 12.30pm Harcourts Real Estate 12.30pm 1.30pm Farmlands Real Estate 1.15pm 1.45pm Harcourts Real Estate Pegasus Waimak Real Estate Harcourts Real Estate 11.30am 12.00pm 2.30pm 3.00pm

742 Marshmans Road 13 Max Wallace Drive

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318 Sawyers Arms Road

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212 Isaac Road

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38 Footbridge Terrace 22 Dawson Douglas Place 17 Wakeman Way 25 Sterling Crescent 18 Wakeman Way 21 Wakeman Way Site Office, Tuhoe Ave 287 Lees Road

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Leithfield Beach 3.00pm 4.00pm


155 Kings Road

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86 Whites Road 716 Tram Road 792 Tram Road 145 Dawsons Road 54 Warwick Road

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Pines Beach 3.00pm 3.30pm

Rangiora 11.00am 1.00pm 1.00pm 1.30pm 2.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm 3.00pm

11.30am 1.30pm 1.45pm 2.00pm 2.45pm 4.00pm 3.30pm 4.00pm


12.00pm 12.30pm 1.30pm 2.00pm 3.00pm 5.00pm


2.15pm 3.00pm

3 Stonebridge Street 76 Church Street 122 Main Street 2515 Oxford Road

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18 Eyrewell Road 4 Solander Road

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41 Batten Grove

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30c Ayers Street 22 Huntingdon Drive 3 Bridget Lane 117b Church Street 26 Pimlico Place Elm Green Subdivision 29 Tripoli Street 67 Acacia Ave

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51 Allin Drive

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15 Ensors Place

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8 Petries Road

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Come and enjoy the Band, Stalls, Tea Garden, Fairy, Clown, Princesses, Bouncy Castle, Mini Golf, Treasure Hunt and loads of food.

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CLAIRVOYANT medium, clear accurate readings with Holly. Phone 03 314 9073.

MAKKS Roast & Chinese. Lunch from $5, 11 ­ 3pm. Dinner Buffet from $9, 5­8pm. Call today for weekly specials. Phone 03 313 9119. 90 High St, Rangiora.

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OXFORD A&P ASSOCIATION Annual Velvet Competition

Friday 4 December 2015, at the Oxford Working Men’s Club, High Street, Oxford. Entries taken between 6:30-7:15pm. Classes: Elk Supreme, Open and District Wapiti, Open & District Red, Commercial. Judging commences 7:30pm sharp. Great sponsorship. Enquiries – Phone Tim Bristow (03) 312 1581 or Christine Roberts (03) 312 4116.


Saturday 2 April 2016 Food, Trade and Art & Craft Sites Applications are now invited for Food (tenders close 1 November), Trade and Art/Craft Sites at our 111th Annual Show. To avoid disappointment, please have your application in early. Information and Application forms are available from the Executive Officer. Christine Roberts, Executive Officer I Phone 03 312 4116 E: secretary@oxfordapshow.co.nz I W. oxfordapshow.co.nz WILLIAM Thompson is speaking on Hope Homes International. Riverside Christian Fellowship, 45 Charles street, Kaiapoi. Friday 6th November, 7pm. Supper provided. All wel­ come. Ph Sarah Thompson 03 327 7613.


RANGIORA Revival Centre Church, holds Church Services each Sat­ urday afternoon 1.30pm, War Memorial Hall, Cnr High and Albert Street, Rangiora. This Saturday 31st October, our Guest Speaker will be Clark Alcock, who will be Ministring in the Prophetic. Afternoon Tea to follow. All welcome. Enquiries phone 03 313 3537.

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Friends of the Hurunui District Libraries Inc Friday, 6th November 9am - 5pm and Saturday, 7th November 9am - 1pm At the RSA Room, Hurunui District Library, Amberley 1663686

Final Proposal for Representation Arrangements for the 2016 Local Elections On 20 October 2015 the Waimakariri District Council considered the submissions received on its initial proposal regarding the representation arrangements for the Council and its constituent community boards to apply for the local elections to be held on 8 October 2016: The Council received 36 submissions on its proposal. Three submissions were in favour of the Council’s proposal. Thirty three submissions contained objections to various elements of the proposal, as follows: • Six submitters objected to the Oxford-Eyre Ward name • 23 submitters sought a community board for the Oxford-Eyre Ward • One submitter, supported by a petition, sought guaranteed representation through a subdivision for Oxford-Ohoka Ward • One submitter sought subdivision boundary adjustment, in the Kaiapoi-Woodend Ward reflecting community of interest including cultural reasons • 20 submitters considered that there should be only one community board in the Kaiapoi-Woodend Ward. Having considered all of the objections, the Council resolved to adopt its initial proposal as the Council’s final proposal, subject to the following amendments: • The Oxford-Eyre Ward be renamed as the Oxford-Ohoka Ward. • The Oxford-Ohoka Ward has a subdivision named Ohoka-Swannanoa for the area south of Earlys and Downs Roads encompassing of Ohoka, Mandeville, Swannanoa and a subdivision north of Earlys and Downs Roads encompassing West Eyreton, Oxford urban and surrounds. • The Oxford-Ohoka Ward to have one community board that is named Oxford-Ohoka Community Board consisting of three elected community board members apiece from the Ohoka-Swannanoa subdivision and Oxford subdivision of the OxfordOhoka Ward. • The Kaiapoi-Woodend Ward has one community board named Kaiapoi-Woodend Community Board comprising of three elected board members from the Woodend-Sefton subdivision and five elected board members from the Kaiapoi-Tuahiwi subdivision. • The subdivision boundary of Kaiapoi-Woodend Ward being west to east: Rangiora-Woodend Road, Main North Road (SH1), Fullers Road, Lees Road to the coast.

Community Board Representation It is proposed that three community boards be elected. The three community boards will be: Community Board Area of Community Kaiapoi-Woodend Community Board Kaiapoi, Clarkville, Tuahiwi, Woodend, Woodend Beach, Pegasus, Waikuku and Sefton Rangiora-Ashley Community Board Rangiora (including Southbrook) Fernside, Cust, Mairaki Downs, Ashley, Loburn and Okuku to the Garry River Oxford-Ohoka Community Board Eyreton, Ohoka, Mandeville, Swannanoa, West Eyreton, Eyrewell, Oxford urban and rural, and Glentui Kaiapoi-Woodend Community Board The Kaiapoi-Woodend Community Board will elect eight (8) members. Four Councillors will be appointed to the Board from the Kaiapoi-Woodend Ward. The Kaiapoi-Woodend Community Board will be subdivided for electoral purposes as follows: Subdivision Area of Subdivision Kaiapoi-Tuahiwi Kaiapoi, Clarkville and Tuahiwi Woodend-Sefton Woodend, Woodend Beach, Pegasus, Waikuku and Sefton The population that the members of each subdivision will represent is shown below: Ward Population Member s Population (2013 Census) per member Kaiapoi-Tuahiwi Subdivision 11,514 5 2,302 Woodend-Sefton Subdivision 6,894 3 2,298 The population each member of the Kaiapoi-Woodend Community Board represents falls within the range of 2,300 +/- 10% (2,270 to 2,530) in accordance with section 19V(2) of the Act.

Rangiora-Ashley Community Board The Rangiora-Ashley Community Board will elect eight (8) members. Four Councillors will be appointed to the Board from the Rangiora-Ashley Ward. The Rangiora-Ashley Community Board will be subdivided for electoral purposes as follows: Subdivision Area of Subdivision Rangiora Rangiora and Southbrook, The Council considers that: Ashley, Loburn, Okuku to the Garry River, Fernside, Cust and Mairaki Downs • the name change to Oxford-Ohoka Ward is appropriate for the reason of better reflecting the geographical spread of the ward. Cust/Ashley/Loburn • the establishment of an Oxford-Ohoka Community Board with a subdivision of the Ward enables fairer representation through The population that the members of each subdivision will represent is shown below: Ward Population Member s Population a transparent democratic process of public election to identified communities of interest within a ward and providing equality (2013 Census) per member and consistency across the district. 13,326 5 2,665 • one community board in the Kaiapoi-Woodend ward provides consistency across the district and better protects electors from Rangiora subdivision Ashley subdivision 7,983 3 2,661 urbanised dominance. All three community boards have subdivisions to provide fair and effective representation. • the slight adjustment to the subdivision boundary of the Kaiapoi-Woodend Ward recognises the cultural linkages with Tuahiwi The population each member of the Rangiora-Ashley Community Board represents falls within the range of 2,663 +/- 10% (2,397 to 2,929) in accordance with section 19V(2) of the Act. and Maori Reserve 873 land. The Council rejected the other matters raised in objections for the reasons of inconsistent recognition of ward, board or subdivision names, inequality and consistency across the district for fair and effective representation of communities of interest and fair representation of electors and the promotion of good local government. Council Representation The Council will comprise ten (10) members elected from three (3) wards, and the Mayor will be elected at large (district wide). The communities of interest considered by the Council are as follows: Ward Communities of Interest Kaiapoi-Woodend Ward The east coast of the District including Clarkville, Kaiapoi, Tuahiwi, Woodend, Pegasus, Waikuku and Sefton Rangiora-Ashley Ward Rangiora (including Southbrook) Fernside, Cust, Mairaki Downs, Ashley, Loburn and Okuku to the Garry River Oxford-Ohoka Ward Eyreton, Ohoka, Mandeville, Swannanoa, West Eyreton, Eyrewell, Oxford urban and rural, and Glentui The population that each member (Councillor) will represent is as follows: Ward Population Member s (2013 Census) Kaiapoi-Woodend Ward 18,408 4 Rangiora-Ashley Ward 21,309 4 Oxford-Ohoka Ward 10,272 2 ------------49,989 10

Population per member 4,602 5,327 5,136 -------4,999

In accordance with section 19V(2) of the Local Electoral Act 2001 the population that each member represents must be within the range of 4,999 +/- 10% (4,450 to 5,497), unless particular community of interest considerations justify otherwise.

Oxford-Ohoka Community Board The Oxford-Ohoka Community Board will elect six (6) members. Two Councillors will be appointed to the Board from the Oxford-Ohoka Ward. The Oxford-Ohoka Community Board will be subdivided for electoral purposes as follows: Subdivision Area of Subdivision Ohoka-Swannanoa Ohoka, Mandeville, Swannanoa and Eyrewell Oxford Eyreton, West Eyreton, Burnt Hill, View Hill, Oxford urban and rural, and Glentui The population that the members of each subdivision will represent is shown below: Ward Population Member s Population (2013 Census) per member Ohoka-Swannanoa subdivision 5,136 3 1,712 Oxford subdivision 5,136 3 1,712 The population each member of the Oxford-Ohoka Community Board represents falls within the range of 1,712 +/- 10% (1,541 to 1,883) in accordance with section 19V(2) of the Act. Appeals and Objections Any person who made a submission on the Council’s initial proposal may lodge an appeal against the Council’s decision. An appeal must relate to the matters raised in that person’s submission. In addition, any person or organisation may lodge an objection to the Council’s final proposal. Any objection must identify the matters to which the objection relates. Appeals and objections must be made in writing and must be received by the Council no later than 5pm, 25 November 2015. Appeals and objections are to be forwarded to: Attention: Sarah Nichols, Governance Manager Waimakariri District Council, Private Bag 1005, Rangiora 7440, 215 High Street, Rangiora Email - representation@wmk.govt.nz Fax – (03) 313 4432 Any queries regarding the Council’s decision should be directed to Sarah Nichols, Governance Manager: Email: sarah.nichols@wmk.govt.nz or phone 311 8900. Jim Palmer Chief Executive


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(Road code & pre-assessment driving training provided)

You are invited to join us and M.P. RICHARD PROSSER at 111B Kippenberger Ave, Rangiora this Sunday, 1st November 2pm – 3.30pm. Authorised by J Thorn 2A Mayo Pl Cromwell

MONTHLY, EVENING DG COURSES Courses in Christchurch, Invercargill, Cromwell & Mosgiel daily. Other areas by arrangement

OTHER COURSES/LICENCE ENDORSEMENTS AVAILABLE ARE: Class 3, 4 & 5, Passenger, Vehicle Recovery, Wheels, Tracks, Rollers, Dangerous Goods, Forklift, OSH & F Driving Related Health & Safety Training


Freephone 0508 2 DRIVE (37483) OR 03 348 8481 info@drivetech.co.nz www.drivetech.co.nz

Situations Vacant Situations Vacant

Part Time Lifeguard Positions

LICENSED Builder. Over 30 yrs exp. High standards, Low overheads. Decks, alterations, restorations. No job too small. Phone Andrew 03 975 5691 or 027 318 4400.

Duties of lifeguards include ensuring patron safety, enforcing rules, responding to emergencies and providing medical care as trained. All staff perform cleaning duties to maintain a safe and clean facility. You will need to have a strong commitment to health and safety standards, and to ensuring high standards of customer service. You must be a strong swimmer and be able to demonstrate a minimum swim competency level which involves being able to:


• Swim 200m freestyle in under 6 minutes (in togs, goggles are permitted)

• Tread water for 5 minutes (in Lifeguard uniform) If you have the ability to relate well to adults and children, have a strong sense of responsibility and have a positive cheerful outgoing personality, then we would love to hear from you. Applications close Monday, 9 November. Immediate start. To apply, email your CV to michael.prisk@ hurunui.govt.nz or apply online at http://hdcjobs.co.nz or phone 314-0105 for more information.

Milk & Bread Delivery Driver Average 32 hours per week

Most weekends - (Sat 4am – 12pm and Sun 7am 2pm ) plus other days by arrangement. You will need to be well presented, have a customer service focus and be absolutely reliable. You must be physically fit and hold a Class 2 drivers license.

CASH 4 CARS and 4WD'S Phone Automotive Parts 03 313 7216

BUILDER / Handyman. Affordable building work by Qualified Builder. All work considered. Inside / outside jobs, decks and sheds. Free quotes. Phone Jay 027 746 7648.

Ideally, you will have lifeguard experience and a current first aid certificate, but full training will be provided if you haven’t.

• Retrieve an object from the bottom of the deepest part of the pool - minimum depth of 1.2m, maximum depth 3m (in Lifeguard uniform)



We are looking for competent, ‘pool smart’ people able to work a variety of hours, including weekends, over the 2015/2016 summer season. The Amberley pool is open on a part time basis from November to March, seven days a week.

• Swim 25m sidestroke (in Lifeguard uniform)

JOBS! Looking for work?. Come in and register with us. Phone Jade Resourcing 03 327 0656. 66 Ohoka Rd, Kaiapoi.

DISMANTLING and buying all models of Falcons now. Please phone 03 3125 064 .

Summer Jobs at the Amberley Swimming Pool:

• Swim 50m breaststroke (in Lifeguard uniform)

Cattery / Kennel Assistant Part time Vet nurse preferred but mature person with cattery or kennel experience considered. CV to info@snuggleinn.co.nz Ph 03 327 6454 or 03 313 1774


• Must be 11 years or older • Earn extra cash while staying fit • Must be enthusiastic, honest and reliable • Distributing The News / Flyers to residential letterboxes lett bo

This is a permanent position and is based from Woodend and Amberley to service Kaiapoi / Amberley / Hanmer runs.

Phone 027 807 2251 for more details or email val.genet@thenewsnc .co.nz

Email mclapham@xtra.co.nz

• Please include your address, suburb and contact details

A Lady Paperhanger and Painter, all work guaran­ teed, free quotes. Phone Carol 027 435 9165 or 03 3127 327. NORTH Canterbury Painters. Reg Tradesman. Interior, exterior painting. Free quotes. Covering North Canterbury, Oxford, Kaiapoi, Rangiora, Amber­ ley. Phone Robin Driver 03 327 7899 or 027 432 3520. ALL your decorating requirements, private and commercial, competitive rates. Free quotes. 25 years + experience. Phone Steve 03 312 5515, 027 576 0585. AVAILABLE now quali­ fied tradesmen. Roofs, exterior and interior, com­ mercial painting. In North Canterbury for 20 years. Quality workmanship. No job too big or too small. Phone Mike Watts for a free quote 027 931 1876 or 03 327 5388. PAINTER Top quality work. No job too big or small. We stand by Canter­ bury. Telephone Wayne 027 274 3541.

Pride & Quality Painting & Decorating Services

20 yrs exp, fast and friendly service. For all your painting needs, phone: Martin 310 6187 or 021 128 9867

AFFORDABLE concrete cutting with quality and removal work. Free quotes. No job too small. Ph 027 442 2219, Fax 03 359 6052 or A/H 03 359 4605. A PROFESSIONAL job by local owner operator, from concrete around new homes to resurfacing floors. For your next con­ crete job, residential or business, phone LE’ CON­ CRETE on 03 314 9366.

CARAVANS for sale. UK imports. Good selection. Phone Ken 027 434 1260. Motorhome Supplies NZ.

SHEARER Mobile Sheep Shearer available for Life­ style Blocks. Over 30 years experience. Phone Stuart 027 315 6916.

NO bees? Rent a beehive. Fully managed by regis­ tered bee keepers. You get pollination plus honey. Phone 027 657 2007.

Garage Sales 31ST OCTOBER, 2 Rail­ way Tce, Amberley. Two households, fishing rods, aquarium, plants and garage items. 9am ­ 4pm Saturday and Sunday.

Health & Beauty

HOMEOPATHY. Are you struggling with your health? Maybe a homeopathic remedy could Engineering help? First consultation EXCEL Eng. Ltd. Struc­ free. Ph Jennifer Mackinder tural & General Engineers. (Dip.Hom) 03 314 8046. Coded welding, House Beams & Lintels, Hire Machining, Profile Cutting, Hydraulic Press, Crane TEMPORARY Fencing. Truck Hire & Skip Hire. New hire business based in Avail now for all jobbing Amberley, servicing all work. We also manufacture trades in North Canterbury. & repair jet boats. Work­ Ph 027 430 4348. shop at 181 Loburn Whiterock Rd. Ph/fax 03 Landscaping 312 8884, mobile 027 486 0415 anytime. TOP SOIL, screened and unscreened at Woodend Fencing Landscape Supplies. Open 7 days. Phone 03 312 2003. NORTHEND FENCING LTD is in your area. For all Livestock fencing requirements eg; dairy conversions, ALPACAS Suri Alpacas vineyards, deer fencing, lifestyle blocks, post and for your lifestyle block. rail, quality workmanship Pets and Fibre producers. guaranteed, competitive Breeding Packages to suit rates. Phone Mike 027 313 any budget. Full After Sales Service and Care. 1872. Halter trained Wethers SUMMERFIELD Fencing from $200 each. Ph Maree Ltd in your area now. 027 212 3877. Lifestyle or farm, sheep, cattle, horse, all types of WEANED Beef x Calves animals. Fences, yards, for sale. Ph 027 626 6333. sheds, arenas, shelters, runs. 27 years contract Pets fencing. John is available to help with your design and SIAMESE Kittens $480. planning. Ph Carol or John Ready now. Vaccinated. Pedigree. House reared. on 03 312 4747. Phone 03 312 5755.


BARKS, Composts, Pea Straw & much more at Woodend Landscape Supplies. Delivery & cour­ tesy trailers available. Open 7 days. Ph 03 312 2003. SCREENED soil for sale. Waipara area. Can deliver. Phone 021 115 3689.

Nursery GOUGHS NURSERIES Deal direct with grower and Save 30%-50% off normal retail prices Open Monday - Sunday 9am - 5pm Natives Exotics Hedging Landscape and Japanese Maples 1029 Tram Rd Ohoka No eftpos Est 1974


027 315 6916

AMBERLEY PRECIOUS PETS Boutique Boarding Kennel for small dogs. Ph 03 314 9669. www.amberleyprecious pets.co.nz

Trades TILING J.A.S Tiling Services Ltd. Professional, prompt, friendly service. For all your tiling needs, kitchens, bathrooms, splashbacks, hearths, entranceways. Ceramic tiles, porcelain tiles, stone veneer, slate. Please phone Andy or Jo 027 322 7191, 03 310 7640 or email andy@jas­tiling.nz. DRESSMAKING. Bev’s Sew Good Services, still open for all your alter­ ations, repairs, dress­ making, curtains. Phone 327 5535. (formerly from Tamara’s). FARMS & Lifestyle Blocks. Do you require help? Not enough time to get all those jobs done? Fencing repairs / Building maintenance / Stock water & Irrigation. General farm & stock work. Or perhaps need to get away and require an experienced per­ son to manage your prop­ erty. I take pride in being prompt and reliable. Refer­ ences available. Phone Ken 021 307 019. ROOF Painter. Affordable roof painter available. Ph Troy 022 084 2706 or visit www.affordableroofpainting.co.nz. SHEARER Sheep Shearer available, fully mobile setup for lifestylers. Also available for one stand work. Ph 021 0864 0372.

STAINWORKS and painting. All surfaces, fence and deck coatings. Incl exterior & interior painting. No job too big or small. Phone 027 245 5149. PLUMBING Craftsman Plumber. For prompt ser­ vice. Telephone Michael 022 321 2468 or 03 313 2468. PROPERTY MAINTEN­ ANCE. Lawns, gardens, hedges, chainsaw work, pruning, painting and minor home alterations. TOWN AND COUNTRY. Phone Mike 03 313 0261. SCREEN PRINTING. For all your printing requirements. T­shirts, Hoodies, Hi­Vis vests and polos, Overalls, Caps etc. Please phone Heather 03 313 0261 or email heather.norstar@gmail.com.


Old - New Domestic - Commercial No job too small Reliable and Professional Tradesman

Ph Chris 027 365 5818

S.T.O.L.A Tradesman Painting stolatradesmanpainting @gmail.com 16004147 • Subdivisions • Hot Chip Sealing • Horse Arenas • Driveways • Shingle Supplies

Darwin Earthworks Ltd Rangiora Ph Rob McAlister 027 434 0315 A H 03 313 2276

Matt Smith

Interior Plasterer Renovations and repairs, new houses, paint finish, coving. Free quotes. Superior workmanship. Ph 027 436 1112



Concrete Services


MULCHING MOWING Using Long Reach Arm. Suitable for Bunds, Drains, Roadside

Ph Craig 03 313 1779 Tree Services

BRIAN’S Tree Services. Tree felling, topping, shaping, firewood cut, rub­ bish removed, stump grind­ ing, branch chipping. Affordable rates. Phone 03 327 5505 or 021 124 4894. NORTH Canterbury Tree Care. Specialising in big trees in small spaces, long term tree plans, advisory service, fully insured. Free quotes, prompt service. Phone Mike Gilbert 0800 873 336. STUMP REMOVAL Ser­ vicing North Canterbury for prompt professional ser­ vice. Phone Tim 0800 178 867.



KAIAPOI Brass Band will be holding a Concert at the Kaiapoi North School Hall on November 7th at 7pm. Adults $10. Children & Unwaged $5. Popular Music including themes from TV & Movies. Supper will be provided at the end of the concert. YOU are invited to a Loburn Garden Picnic. In support of St John’s Rangi­ ora. Saturday 31st October, 1­5pm. Corner Loburn, Whiterock Road and Hodgsons Road. Variety of Stalls. Bring your own pic­ nic. Admission $2 or $5 per car.

(conditions apply)


Licensed Class, WTR, Pass Drug test. Please call Murray on 021 921 981

For Sale



Stall holders welcome Sausage Sizzle White Elephant Stall Chocolate Wheel Pony Rides Bouncy Castle and more Fun for all the family! Any enquiries, phone Lizz 314 9029



If wet, postponement until Sunday

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Saturday 7th November 9am - 1pm Brighton St

ABEL & Prestige Chimney Cleaning. Nth Cant. Owned and operated. Professional guaranteed service. All firebox repairs. Ph Ken & Trish 312 5764.






Situations Vacant Situations Vacant Situations Vacant Chimney Cleaning


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Thursday October 29 2015

Free Quotes 027 2299 454

Thursday October 29 2015


Tyre Services Ltd

23 High Street Rangiora 03 313 6096

Trade Qualified and LBP Carrying out all types of carpentry work & repairs in North Canterburyy. Totally honest & reliable. All building work considered. Free quotes – guaranteed workmanship. PH Steve 03 920 3081 or 027 433 9140


Butcher y Canterbury Homekill prides itself in offering a professional, honest service throughout Canterbury

(03) 313 4771 www.canterburyhomekill.co.nz


We can arrange to kill and process your Beef, Pork, Lamb, Venison and Game Meat NOW! Open Saturday Mornings Phone (03) 327 8219 A/H 027 306 3874


Judy McArthur DC (UK) Applied Kinesiology, McTimony Technique, Craniosacral, Available Fridays

Driveways Landscaping Retaining Walls Earthworks Foundations

Wastewater Septic Tanks Treatment Plants Drainage Irrigation

51 Ashley Street Rangiora

Select Health


Wilson Decorators Ltd


• Local Small family Business • Qualified Tradesman • 30 + Years Experience • Painting • Wallpapering • Waterblasting • Roof Painting • No Time Wasted • Free Quotes


www.longsilver construction.com

Home Kill & Wild Game Butcher

See us for your processing needs Specialising in Sausages,, Bacons, Hams, Salami and more... Gluten Free & Special Diet needs

• Licensed Building Practitioner • Registered Master Builder

Ph: 027 313 0161

Brent Noye alias “Brent the Butcher”


Oxford Butchery Bevan and Shane Frahm

We can arrange to have your stock killed. Sheep, beef and pigs: process into portion packs and smallgoods and label to your requirements.

Number one

bacon Ph 312 4205 old-fashioned & ham curing. Oxford A/H 312 4219 or 312 4709


Bruce Evans 131 Ohoka Road Kaiapoi p. 03 327 3111 m. 021 293 6331



Repairs & Upgrades Virus & Malware Removal Checkup to Increase Speed Home & Business Onsite Visits Prompt Professional Service ncn1233407aa

• Curtains Fr mea ee • Romans & qusure ote • Cushions and more Phone Maureen or Karen en 19 03 327 4919 or 027 427 4919

Mauds Softfurnishings gs 88 Williams Street, Kaiapoi (Up long driveway)


23vc 1591723vc


PLEASE CALL 0800 277 822 Electrical



Domestic | Commercial | Repairs | Alterations | Additions

• Prompt, Reliable and Efficient • 40 years' experience • All work guaranteed • No job too small

• Decorative Cutting • Inyard Cutting & Drilling • Fumeless Hydraulic Equipment

Russell Thompson - Phone 027 943 4096 A/H 03 3127 562 | Email: todist@xtra.co.nz





Free quotes

• Tree Felling • Stockyards & Retainables • Specialising in Vineyards • Dairy Farm Conversions • Wooden Ornamental Gates • Earthquake Damage Repairs

• Swimming Pool Fencing • Post Driving • Electric Fencing • Building FREEES • Fences QUOT • Build Haybarns

PHONE (0274) 350 279 or A.H. 314 8384 www.russellarthurfencing.co.nz



Moneypennies • Rural & Residential Fencing • Cattle & Sheep Yards • Pole Shed Builds

Ph Alex 0274 059 503 email storer.alex.pegs@gmail.com

Bookkeeping Services • Ongoing or one time support • Xero, Myob, QBW availability • Remote office support available • Save time and $


Specialise in: Soffut (Early Entry Saw) House & Factory Floor Slabs All Aspects of Ground Sawing, Floor Grinding, Wall Cutting/ Core Drilling – Up to 600mm diameter Residential & Commercial



Graeme Gosney 0274 971 683 Phone 03 327 8341 Fax 03 327 8343 Email: goscut@xtra.co.nz

Ph 027 212 3880 Ritchie

We provide • Domestic and Commercial • Wiring and Maintenance • Security Systems No job to small • Fujitsu Heat Pumps • Caravan Electrical Warrants


(will travel)

Ring Mark 027 229 7310 for a free quote

“If it’s broke, let’s fix it”


Ph: Rga 928 3537 Wayne 021 731 817 Lyn 021 207 4499 waylyn2@scorch.co.nz


Computer Repairs

Civil and Drainage

Chiropractic and Natural Health Care Dr Carissa McGregor Chiropractor ACC Accredited Available Monday - Thursday Ph: 03 313 0350

For all your Conveyor requirements

• Baler Belting • Mower Belts • Firewood Conveyor Belts • Fasteners • Belting Repairs & Maintenance • Installation / Fitting of Belting Onsite Service - Over 20 years experience



Chiropractic Services

Mainland Conveyor Services MCS


WOF $35

Semi–retired Builder

Agricultural Services



For Vehicle Servicing phone Allan





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For all Flat Glass repairs in Wooden & Aluminium • Doors • Windows • Conservatories

• Garden tidy-ups • Rubbish removal • Rose pruning • Shrub and tree pruning • Lawn mowing • Lawn maintenance • 27 years experience

Call us now on (03) 313 5335

Can Supply & Install


• Cat Doors • Mirrors • Splash Backs • Showers

Factory Showroom 202a King St, Rangiora www.northcanterburyglass.co.nz

Glass Repair


We also repair Windscreens and install Double Glazing



Massage Therapy

For all your landscaping needs


We provide new build landscape packages, one-off projects and garden makeovers.



Landscape Architect available for Professional Garden Design

Neil Batchelor ph 027 210 0181 info@priorityglass.co.nz For first glass service!



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Fast - Local and there when you need us. For an obligation-free quote


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Thursday October 29 2015

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The News

Thursday October 29 2015

Rangiora & Kaiapoi Toyota


2012 TOYOTA YARIS 2013 TOYOTA HILUX D/CAB 2WD 1300cc, auto, just 52,000km and in lovely 3.0 turbo diesel, towbar, tuf-deck. Great buying at



4.0 diesel, 2-tonne capacity, 5-spd. Must see

condition. Great value.


3.5 V6, stunning drive, test-drive today




12-seater, 3.0 t/diesel, auto, low kms



2.5 AWD, auto, low kms, silver

Now $35,995



S 2009 TOYOTA PRADO VX LTD Fully optioned, priced well at



Stunning 7-seater, very highly spec’d, Crisp Silver Pearl. Just 13,000km Was $51,995

Now $44,995


3.0 t/diesel, t/bar, very tidy truck

Was $36,995

Now $32,995 ALL NEW CARS GET * 5 YEARS




2014 TOYOTA YARIS (new shape)


1300cc, auto, safe and so economical! Stunning colour

2.0L, auto, very well optioned, Lustre Pearl




1800cc, auto, great car at a sharp price!


2013 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER LTD; just 44,000km, stunning in silver with leather trim.........................$41,995 2014 HILUX SR5 D/CAB 4WD, 3.0 turbo diesel, ex-demonstrator, 7,000km ....................................... $47,995 2012 TOYOTA COROLLA GX H/B, 1800, auto, stunning in Wildfire, 34,000km........................................ SOLD 2009-2014 TOYOTA HILUX S/CAB, E/CAB, D/CAB 2WDs. Enquire today!................................ From $18,995





*Offer is available from 1 October 2015 to 31 December 2015 (subject to stock availability) on any new vehicle from participating Authorised Toyota Dealers in New Zealand. The Service Plan covers parts and labour costs of scheduled service items for five years / 75,000km (whichever occurs first under normal operating conditions). The Warranty Offer provides cover for five years / 150,000km (whichever occurs first under normal operating conditions). The W.O.F Check Offer does not include the costs of any repairs required to pass the W.O.F inspection. For full terms and conditions visit our website, www.toyota.co.nz.


2014 TOYOTA COROLLA GX SEDAN Ex-demo, 1800cc, auto, just 800km!

2010 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER PRADO VX, 3.0 t/diesel, 7 seats, leather.................................................. SOLD 2005 TOYOTA AVENSIS, 2.0L, auto, very well optioned, Lustre Pearl..................................................... $9,995 2012 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER PRADO, 7-seater GX, 3.0 t/diesel, auto, low km .................................. $49,995 2008 TOYOTA DYNA VAN, 4.0 diesel, 5-speed, 2.0-tonne capacity..................................................... $19,995 2007 TOYOTA HILUX SR5 4WD D/CAB, 5-speed, 3.0 diesel, canopy & racks, value here .................. $25,995




Finance & Insurance Available

Rangiora: Percival St Ph 03 313 8186 any time • Kaiapoi: 86 Williams St Ph 03 327 9005

(Kaiapoi After Hours: John Mellor 027 478 7685) www.rangiora.toyota.co.nz • • www.kaiapoi.toyota.co.nz Dale Clark 027 424 1422 • Robin Illingworth 027 435 5105 • Ben Wood 027 566 0013

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