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The Wanaka Dog Sled festival ran for four days at the Snow Farm, a great spectacle event for snow and dog lovers. Pictured is Wanaka’s Todd Hessey, who placed second in the two-dog class. The event, organised by the Southern Regions Sled Dog Club, sees races of four to six kms for one and two dogs and up to 12km for teams of three to eight dogs. This is the 20th year of the event, and 38 mushers and 160 dogs participated.

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Shape your future What does Wanaka mean to you? Sue Wards

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September will be a crucial month for locals to identify what they value about this district – in the hope it will have an impact on local decision-makers. The Shaping Our Future consultation process is kicking off a new series of meetings throughout September to identify people’s ‘vision and values’ for the district. “If people want to have their say in any of this, this is probably the key part: what we value and what we want a successful future for the district to be like,” co-facilitator Dave Roberts said. The community consultation process began in May, building on guidelines from the 2020 consultation process in 2002. The process was championed by QLDC mayor Vanessa van Uden from the beginning. “We have the ability to define our future without paying people from Australia and Auckland to tell us how,”

she said in May. A number of public forums have been held throughout the district on topics such as economics and events. The most recent forum in Wanaka saw a lively debate on the future of events between Wanaka

by Vanessa van Uden, with Wanaka members being John Aspinall and Sue Coutts. Ideas from the forums will be gathered and fine tuned and recommendations made to groups such as council, central government, developers and community groups.

What is unique about our place and our people? What would you be saddened about if it was lost from the district? and Queenstown residents via a live video exchange. Consensus emerged that a centralised point of contact is needed for events and an independent body should be formed to help fund and implement a district-wide events strategy. A working group will be formed to prepare a discussion paper for community consideration. The public forums are run by a voluntary steering group chaired

So far more than 30 groups and as many individuals have signed up as supporters of the process. This month’s focus on ‘vision and values’ means locals will be asked what they value most about “our place and our people”, in the hope the answers will identify a vision of success for the future, Dave Roberts said. “We’re looking to ask questions such as, what is unique about our

place and our people? What do you love most about the people in your communities and the place you live? What would you be saddened about if it was lost from the district?” The information will be collated and available for public comment in November with a draft vision ready by December. The ‘vision and values’ process includes a series of community meetings and an online survey, as well as a blog on the Shaping Our Future website. All local schools are participating in the process so children can have their say as well. The Wanaka meetings are: Thursday September 1 at Cardrona Community Hall, 6pm; Wednesday September 14, Hawea Flat Hall, 5.30pm; and Monday September 16, Lake Wanaka Centre (date and time to be confirmed).


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inbrief Decisions, decisions Queenstown Lakes District Council will hold an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday September 6 to decide land use designations for Wanaka Airport and whether to take on a district plan change. Wanaka Airport management committee put forward five changes relating to noise control and terrain shield, and has recommended a runway extension from 1200m to 1750m as they seek to provide for future domestic growth. Air New Zealand does not want the runway to be extended while the Wanaka Chamber of Commerce wants a longer runway so the airport could become an international port.

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Andi Regan’s Pohutukawa Princess.

Knitsy is echoing pubic opinion with this recent creation (pictured) placed on a stile at Mount Iron walking track. Texts sent to the Wanaka Sun’s text board over the past few weeks have urged dog owners to clean up their dog’s poo. A message signed by Knitsy and left with the curled turd states: Pooh! Not on the track, please!

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Support for art gallery Wanaka-based arts patron John Charrington’s proposal for a new art gallery to replace the ageing Wanaka Arts Centre received unanimous support from the Wanaka Community Board last week. John has begun the process of establishing a charitable trust to receive funds and manage the facility. The next step is to apply through the council’s property subcommittee to secure a lease of the council-owned site.

Rafter rescued A 26-year-old Estonian tramper was relieved to be rescued by Wanaka LandSAR volunteers last week after an ambitious attempt to navigate the Siberia Stream by raft. A ground, air and river search was launched on Sunday morning by 11 LandSAR volunteers. Andre Lipand was found deep in the gorge and was suffering from food poisoning. LandSAR spokesperson Phillip Melchior said the man should not have attempted to raft down the gorge.

timewarp This is how Ardm ore Stree t looke d in 1965 . Many thing s have changed since then, but the Wanaka fire-station remains in the same place, as does the post office. PHOTO: Lakes District Museum and Gallery

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Pohutukawa Princess Sue Wards Wanaka artist Andi Regan won an honourable mention at this year’s Brancott Estate World of Wearable Art Awards in Wellington with her Pohutukawa Princess, which is made from handdyed cable ties. Andi “crazily” spent five

Andi, who travelled to the Wellington show with her husband and five friends, was gratified to see Peter Jackson in the front row of the audience taking an interest in her Pohutukawa Princess. WOW founder and co-judge Suzie Moncrieff said, “The simplicity and clean design of Pohutukawa

I don’t know how my husband put up with me. months producing two outfits for this year’s show: the Pohutukawa Princess in the Air New Zealand Kiwi Icons’ Section and Neptune’s Necklace in the American Express Open Section. “I don’t know how my husband put up with me,” she said. “But when you see it onstage it’s all worth it.”

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Princess is quite beautiful, and Andi has been very clever in her interesting use of nontraditional material.” It was Andi’s second year in the show and her 2010 entry ‘Bikini Bikina’ is now on display in the WOW museum in Nelson. She hopes to enter an outfit in the illusion section of the show next year.


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Defibrillators for Otago Four defibrillators have been installed around the Upper Clutha, thanks to a grant to St John of more than $25,000 by the Central Otago Pinot Noir Charitable Trust. Of six defibrillators funded for the Central Otago area, four will be installed in the Upper Clutha area: BP 2 Go, Cromwell; Tarras Country Store, Tarras; Albert Town Store, Albert Town; and Wanaka Golf Club. Two others will be in Clyde and Arrowtown. Futures on the Celebration Cuvee were

sold at an auction held at the Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration in January, conducted on behalf of the Central

laptop and easy for members of the public to use, defibrillators can mean the difference between life and

Defibrillators in community places have a direct impact on saving lives. Otago Pinot Noir Charitable Trust. “It has become evident that defibrillators in community places have a direct impact on saving lives,” Trust spokesman Alistair King said. Smaller than a

death for someone in cardiac arrest while an ambulance is on the way. The defibrillator assesses the patient’s condition and in cases of ‘ventricular fibrillation’ (the most common form of cardiac

arrest - when the heart muscle is quivering uncontrollably and not pushing blood around the body) delivers a short, controlled electric shock to the heart through the chest. This shock stops the quivering and allows the heart muscle to start working normally. “Givingthecommunity the equipment and expertise to help save lives while an ambulance is on the way is building community resilience in the most wonderful way,” St John training services manager Julian Price said.

Store manager Jackie Lippers would like her giant sheepskin boot back. PHOTO: charlotte trundle

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Cupcakes for critters The SPCA annual Cupcake Day was celebrated in Wanaka on Monday, with cupcakes sold to raise funds for SPCA centres around New Zealand. The SPCA, New Zealand’s principal animal welfare charity, cares for more than 60,000

animals each year. Wanaka Playgroup Coordinator Hannah Macdonald (front centre) is pictured with happy pre-schoolers and mums with their SPCA Cupcake Day creations at Wanaka Playgroup this week. “The SPCA Cupcake day was

lots of fun,” Hannah said. “Thanks to our enthusiastic cupcake decorators we have raised $81 for Otago SPCA, which we should be very proud of.”

Have you seen a giant sheepskin boot? Staff at a Wanaka footwear store were distraught after theirs was stolen a couple of weeks ago. “It’s the first thing we put out in the morning and the last thing we take in at night, we just want it returned no questions asked,” Shoes

Unlimited manager Jackie Lippers said. A member of the public called the police when it was first taken, after they witnessed a group of girls carrying it along the lakefront. “The only explanation is a giant stole it. I don’t see how it would really be useful to anyone unless they have size 24 feet,” Jackie said.

Local puzzle solved Rob and Margie Kyles of Wanaka correctly identified the real Stuart Landsborough in last week’s Wanaka Sun: he was on the right, seated next to his Weta Workshop likeness. Rob and Margie have won a family pass to Puzzling World. Correction: The new Illusion Room at Puzzling World will open in September 2012, not September this year as reported in last week’s Wanaka Sun.

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inbrief Passion for Fashion There has been a radical change of venue for this year’s Passion for Fashion catwalk show, part of Willowridge Wanakafest. The show will take place this year in the trade area of Mitre 10. “We just wanted to do something exciting with it,” festival coordinator Laurel Morrison said. The team organising this year’s show includes acrobat Emma Vickers and former international models Terzann Elliott and Carrie Berkey-O’Brien, all of whom told Laurel they wanted something “gritty and edgy” for the show. With the theme ‘fashion capitals of the world’, there will be VIP tables with a waiting service, cityscapes of NYC, London and Paris, helicopter searchlights sweeping past, and a DJ elevated above the crowd. “The audience can expect a glamorous night out,” Laurel said. Passion for Fashion will take place on October 19.

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To celebrate Father’s Day, the Wanaka Sun has two great giveaways for dad – whether your father is the DIY type or keen on a spor t or hobby, we have the gifts to make him happ y. The Wanaka Sun is giving away a phot o-shoot by Wanaka.T V for dad and the lads – value d at $490. “You choose the action & we’ll film it.” To go in the photo-shoot draw, email adm in@ thewanakasun.co.nz and tell us your father’s favourite hobby.

e lucky DIY dads. Each Stanley g away three Stanley tool packs to som The Wanaka Sun and Stanley are givin r Functional Utility Bar and Folding Retractable Knife, FatMax Fuba gift pack contains a Stanley FatMax hewanakasun.co.nz and tell in@t adm il $175. To go into the draw ema at ed valu mer Ham ibe AntiV ax FatM use the help from Stanley. Be in quick, beca us why your father needs some DIY . ay) at 2pm winners will be drawn tomorrow (Frid

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The Wanaka Sun has two tickets to smash hit musical Avenue Q at the Fortune Theatre in Dunedin to give away to keen theatre-goers – see review below. The winners can choose their night, subject to availability. To go into the draw email admin@ thewanakasun.co.nz with your favourite Sesame Street character.

Arts hub meeting The group responsible for generating interest in the old Wanaka Primary School as a possible arts hub has organised a meeting seeking public feedback on whether to proceed with the proposal. Christy Rolfe and Heather Kerr have done a lot of preparation on the viability of the site as an arts hub, and will hold a meeting next Tuesday (September 6, 5.45pm at the Wanaka Hotel) to seek people’s opinions. “We want to put the facts in front of people who are interested,” Heather said. “We feel it’s time now to go or not.” The old school is now with the Ministry of Education’s disposal agent and Heather has been advised the process will take another six to eight months.

Tarn Felton, Wanaka’s former Kahu Youth worker, is now at the University of Otago studying Theatre and Human Services. She reviewed Avenue Q for our Wanaka readers:

A Fulton Hogan contractor was responsible for an extra white painted line through Cromwell this week, from McNulty Road to the bridge. A Fulton Hogan spokesperson said he couldn’t comment because the paint “is on Central Otago District Council property”. The council could not be reached for comment. Work was underway yesterday (Wednesday) to sandblast the roads clean. PHOTO: kelvin reid

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When you think Sesame Street what comes to mind? Cute puppets interacting with children, right? Now, imagine those puppets and kids all grown up and 22, and singing their hearts out. This is “Avenue Q”: an adorable mix of raunchy puppets and humans experiencing life postuniversity. It is delivered as a musical, which is endearing,

and the set and use of mixed media is innovative. The talented puppeteers and musicians are fantastic in their performances and the show touches on modern topics in relevant and comical ways. Some of the scenes are pretty x-rated and had me crying with laughter! The show is definitely worth a quick city trip to Dunedin.Itisnotsomething

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to bring your young children to (R13), but definitely is something to add to your list of joyous things to do. I feel oddly enriched by the experience, and word has it, once this season finishes, you will have to travel to New York to ever see it again. This show is nasty, it’s delicious, it’s a well-crafted piece of theatre that will have you ‘rooted to the spot.’


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Cutting a dash Sue Wards Stuart Smith’s solar powered lawnmower, the Dash, has gone forward to an international student design competition. Stuart, 23, of Wanaka, (pictured right) was one of three New Zealand finalists in the James Dyson Awards 2011. While the Dash didn’t win the national award (the winner was a recyclable running shoe for barefoot runners) it is now a contender in the international James Dyson Award which runs in 18 countries. The international winner will take home £10,000 for themselves and £10,000 for their university department. The brief was “design something which solves a problem.” Stuart came up with

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the idea after his research revealed 64 million litres of petrol are spilled in gardens worldwide every year, and lawnmowers are responsible for five percent of total air pollution. He set out to make lawn mowing “a more enjoyable task”, and came up with the Dash: a domestic lawnmower powered by solar panels, with a rechargeable battery and an internal mulching system to turn clippings into lawn fertiliser. The Dash is also entered in the NZ Designers’ Institute Best Design Awards which will be judged in early October. Stuart is currently working on two design contracts from his Dunedin base, with a view to possibly moving into furniture design.

Simon Morrison-Deaker’s The Butchers, The Bakers received the highest bid at Wanaka Preschool’s Annual Art Auction. PHOTO: wanaka.tv

Anniversary of Christchurch quake This Sunday (September 4) will mark the one year anniversary of the first major Christchurch earthquake. The magnitude 7 quake struck at 4.35am cutting power, damaging roads, sewerage and water systems and destroying the facades of buildings. No deaths were reported. The aftershocks which followed, including the destructive 6.3 magnitude quake on February 22 which killed 181 people, resulted in an influx of Christchurch people to Wanaka, boosting local school rolls and necessitating local support for the ‘refugees’.

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Art sold About 270 people attended Wanaka Preschool’s eighth Annual Art Auction last Friday evening. One hundred and ten items were sold on the night, 59 of those after the auction, with a grand total of $30,300 paid for art which included work by internationally acclaimed Christchurch artist Tony Cribb, local artists and Preschool children. The highest bid was $2320 for Simon Morrison-Deaker’s The Butchers, The Bakers. The final figure raised at the art auction has not yet been released.

The 2011 Residential Property Managers Awards recognised three members of Queenstown and Wanaka Housemart team for excellence in property management. Colleen Topping, Hayley Stevenson and Zahra Iliff were each named finalists in this year’s award ceremony last weekend. Colleen and Hayley each made the finals of the Residential Property Manager of the Year division while Zahra was a finalist in the Rookie of the Year category. “Colleen, Zahra and I were delighted to be recognised as performing at the top level of this industry,” Housemart director Hayley Stevenson said.

Opportunities for RWC involvement Queenstown will host three teams during the Rugby World Cup, all of whom have confirmed public community engagement opportunities. Given their focus is on training, these engagements may be subject to change or cancellation. Wanaka school children will attend the official airport welcome of the Ireland team today (September 1), and there will be a visit by the Georgia team to the Upper Clutha Rugby Clubrooms in Wanaka on September 8, from 11am to midday. Open training sessions include: September 4, Ireland at the Queenstown Event Centre, 1.15-3.15pm; September 12, Romania at the Queenstown Recreation Ground, 9.30am and September 14 at the Queenstown Recreation Ground, 3.00pm; September 5, official airport welcome of the Georgia team, 5.10-5.30pm, and September 8, Wanaka visit – Upper Clutha Rugby Clubrooms 11.00am – 12 midday, September 9 at the Queenstown Recreation Ground at 3pm, and September 10 at the Queenstown Recreation Ground at 10am.

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Preschoolers from Aspiring Beginnings Early Learning Centre wore knitted daffodils and enjoyed pikelets made by the Upper Clutha Lions in aid of the New Zealand Cancer Society event, Daffodil Day. “We love to get outside in the community and support a good cause,” teacher Adele Stewart said. Pictured, from left, are Eden Faed, Vanessa Vickers, Toby McElrea, Isabella Edwards, Cory Enoka and Ryan Enoka.

Cardrona village character guidelines

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The Wanaka Community Board considered draft guidelines for Cardrona village last week. QLDC urban designer Nick Karlovsky said the guidelines were drafted to achieve effective infrastructure to meet growth needs and preserve the area’s cultural heritage. The guidelines will be considered by the strategy committee in October before going to public consultation.

New direction for waste The Draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan which sets a new direction in waste management for the next six years is now open to public submission. The plan, which builds on the 2003 Waste Management Strategy, identifies a number of issues to address including: reduction of construction and demolition waste to landfill; improvement in town centres’ appearance through better refuse and recycling systems; and organic waste management. “We have introduced some great initiatives and we now achieve a 29 percent diversion from the landfill compared with 10 percent in 2006,” Solid Waste Working Party Chairman and Deputy Mayor Lyal Cocks said. “Waste minimisation has a cost and we need to think about being even smarter in terms of reducing the impact of waste on our environment.” He encouraged everyone to take a look at the plan and have their say. The document is available on the council’s website or at the council office or Wanaka Library. Submissions close Friday September 23.

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Daffodil Day Air Force anniversary at airshow The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s 75th Anniversary will be a feature of the Warbirds Over Wanaka International airshow next April. New Zealand’s military aviation history will be

celebrated by a large gathering of personnel who have served through the decades, along with a unique collection of the aircraft that served them in a wide range of operations. “It will

be hugely entertaining,” Warbirds Over Wanaka event manager Mandy Deans said, “but it will also be a great opportunity to learn about our history for our young people. They will experience

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the might of the aircraft flown by their grandfathers and great-grandfathers in times and in places that are incredibly far removed from the world they now live in.”


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Remembering Dave Well-known local skier and poet Daved Harmer (aka Dave Cave) died ten years ago in an avalanche behind Treble Cone. Active in promoting the spoken word, especially for political comment, he performed readings around New Zealand. Pip Sheehan Lowther of Wanaka wrote this poem as a memoriam for Dave.

Operation Cover-Up Charlotte Trundle Operation Cover-Up has concluded for another year with hundreds of knitted garments made by local women heading overseas to orphans in need. This year the group sent more than 202 blankets, 472 jerseys, 273 hats, 75 scarves, 106 pairs of slippers and socks, 53 pairs of gloves and mittens, 72 sweatshirts, 214 pieces of baby wear as well as toys, art supplies and pyjamas to orphans in Romania, the Ukraine and Moldova. The woollens were bundled up last week and sent to Christchurch,

the South Island depot for the operation, then on to Auckland where they will be loaded into containers and shipped overseas. Operation Cover-Up, which started in Taupo,

the team passed away. “Betty Johnson knitted up until the time she died. She made beautiful jerseys and matching hats,” Doreen said. “She was a very special lady

We have exceeded last year and filled an extra bale. is now a nationwide initiative run through Mission Without Borders. “We have exceeded last year and filled an extra bale,” Wanaka Operation CoverUp organiser Doreen McKinlay said. During this year’s operation a valuable member of

who made more than 350 garments for the orphans.” The group has been involved in Operation Cover-Up for nine years and the oldest knitter is 100 years old. Last year nationwide a total of 88,546 items were sent to help the orphans.

Naming the game well Dave a lot of poetry has happened since then but you in the deepest cave of all must chuckle now and then at so much Poetic Justice you were so good at naming the game ranting so publicly at political corruption: councils, cops, and corporations equally as blasphemous to you against spirit and community you must be turning over in the proverbial... - an undeclared Three Parks agenda disembowelling Wanaka’s centre - Christchurch’s insurance betrayals - egomaniac out-of-control policing - power boards charging insatiably - let-them-drink-coke milk pricing - and Queenstown’s suicide rate you always knew 1) who the enemy was, 2) who the beast was, and 3) who was carrying the burden (Big Money, Big Government, & Us). what poems you would have written about the global financial crash and Barack Obama’s current crisis let alone Afghanistan & Pakistan Libya & Syria - what outrage you would have howled yet you always knew where peace was found, a cave/good friends/Spirit/ and snow the gift of a smiling god choosing the joy of your company Pip Sheehan Lowther, August 2011

Fire and ice Wanaka firefighters (from left, Glen Thurston snowboarding, Adam Clifford skiing, and Ben Fewtrell skiing) are pictured at the inaugural Firefighter Chill Factor Challenge at Coronet Peak last week. Firefighting teams from Wanaka, Queenstown, Auckland and a combined Auckland Airport/Queenstown team worked to complete the most number of sponsored runs down the main trail, while holding a fire hose. The Queenstown all-skier team won with 12 completed runs. The firefighters raised approximately $2200 for Queenstown’s Bruce Grant Youth Trust. PHOTO: supplied

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crimescene Rear-ended A police patrol car rear-ended another car late on Saturday night on State Highway 84 near Wanaka. Senior Sergeant Allan Grindell said the patrol car was following a vehicle when the 17-year-old driver suddenly braked hard and stopped, allegedly to avoid a cat which ran onto the road. The patrol car hit the car, causing moderate damage to both vehicles. “Inquiries are ongoing as to liability or culpability,” Senior Sergeant Grindell said.

Graffiti raiders Two 18-year-old Dunedin males were arrested on Tuesday morning after a spate of graffiti in the northern part of Wanaka overnight. Constable Mike Thomas said police received information from a member of the public which led to the arrests. “We can’t speak highly enough of people who provide information to us,” he said. Last week four males were disturbed tagging the Carpet Court building on Cliff Wilson Way. Graffiti has also recently appeared on New World and the Federal Diner. “It’s an issue from time to time,” Constable Thomas said. “It’s often outof-towners. We don’t want this happening in our town.” The two Dunedin males will appear in the Queenstown District Court on charges of wilful damage and being unlawfully on a property.

Dog bite A local courier driver was bit on the stomach by a dog on Larch Place last week. “Please remember to ensure all dogs are under proper control for the safety of others and the longevity of your dog’s life,” Senior Constable Sean Hurley said.

Drunk driver A 24-year-old Wanaka man registered 1252mcg - more than three times the breath-alcohol limit – when he was stopped by police on Anderson Road early on Thursday morning. The man’s level of reading was “grossly excessive” Senior Constable Hurley said.

Mystery drivers Both men in a car chased by Cromwell police early on Sunday morning exited the car from the front passenger seat door and both denied being the driver. A Cromwell man, 40, and a Gore man, 19, were breath tested and charged with drink driving.

Wanaka convictions Wanaka convictions in the Queenstown District Court: Lane Habla, 19, sentenced to supervision and community work for intentional damage on July 16, and convicted and discharged for two counts of intentionally damaging property on July 8. Angela Mary Cross, 43, real estate agent, for drink driving (breath alcohol 686mcg). She has had at least two previous convictions and was convicted and remanded on bail for sentence on October 3.

New police station Wanaka police invite the public to an information exhibition about plans for the new Wanaka Police station. View the plans and learn more about the project at the Lake Wanaka Centre this Saturday (September 3) from 11am - 2pm.

If you have information on any crimes call 0800CRIMESTOPPER (0800555111).

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Titahi Bay preschoolers with presents from Knitsy. PHOTO: supplied

Charlotte Trundle Wanaka’s knitting fairy has made contact with its smallest fans in Wellington. The Wanaka Sun featured a story at the beginning of last month about Titahi Bay Kindergarten children being inspired by the mystery yarn bomber. Last week the school received a package from Knitsy with a knitted heart and a postcard of the Omarama sheep statue with knitted monster feet. The children were very excited to receive the parcel, teacher Christine Macilquham said. “I asked them how they felt when the present arrived. It was an overwhelming ‘we love her’.” The preschoolers have

also kept up their woolly education,experimenting with dying wool and watching a video of sheep shearing. “It is such an exciting experience and has captured their imagination,” Christine said. A parcel with knitted hats, cards, and photos from the kindergarten students will be posted next week to the Wanaka Sun to be passed on to Knitsy.

The card from Knitsy read: “We are very impressed you are learning to kni t, keep up the good work love from Knitsy. PS Do you like the monster feet we made for the sheep in Omarama?”

Quilting tradition The Aspiring Quilters’ exhibition on Saturday is part of a long tradition. Quilted clothing has been used throughout the world for many centuries, with the modern puffer jacket part of this tradition, Aspiring Quilters’ member Denise Bunn said. Bed quilts have also become fashionable again. Modern quilters express their creativity making them with complex blocks or patterns. Art quilters sell wall hangings

for large sums, with an Australian quilter recently selling a quilt for $70,000. You definitely won’t see a price tag like that at the exhibition, Denise said. The group, which has been active for around 30 years, is showing a variety of modestly priced quilts and wall hangings, some made from recycled wool and others from colourful, contemporary fabrics. Individualmembers have contributed

blocks to quilts for Pike River and Christchurch families recently. Others have donated quilts to Plunket and are currentlymakingthem for the Cancer Society. Several of these will be displayed at the exhibition alongside a raffle quilt whose profits will also go to the local Cancer Society. The exhibition will be held on Saturday September 3 from 10am to 5.30pm at the Lake Wanaka Centre. Entry is free.

inbrief Take dad fishing Fish & Game NZ suggest buying dad a fishing licence for the new trout and salmon season for Father’s Day. The new season starts on October 1, with the opening day on a Saturday. Fish & Game expect a strong turnout of anglers. A family licence provides for the primary licence holder to take his partner along – as well as up to four children or grandkids under 18 – who can all fish together under the one licence.

Unwanted agrichemicals Otago farmers and horticulturalists have until tomorrow to take part in a programme to get rid of their unwanted agrichemicals. The Agrecovery Chemicals programme is in the middle of its second collection of unwanted and expired agrichemicals in the south. The programme is available for all primary sector users of horticultural and agrichemicals, including farmers, growers, agricultural contractors, and veterinary clinics. Those wanting to dispose of unwanted agrichemicals need to book with Agrecovery by tomorrow (Friday September 2).

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Jessica Staniland of the Cancer Society admiring some of the quilts.

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Wanaka country singer Jody Direen placed third in the final of TV One Good Morning’s ‘Find a Star’ competition. Jody was nervous about performing live on national television but was extremely happy with her placing. “It was such a great experience and great exposure,” she said. Jody was approached after the show by judge Robert Rigby who gave her a business card and said a possible opening was coming up at EMI. “It would be really great if something comes out of it, but I’m trying not to get my hopes up,” she said. Jody’s first album, Here We Go, was launched in Wanaka earlier this year and she has already sold more than 750 copies.

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sunnews Hawea Flat School students, from left, Breagha Rennie, Pip Barrett, Lily Roberts and Emilie Barnett, help Ben Elms plant a fruit tree.

Trees for tomorrow The beginnings of a school orchard were planted yesterday (Wednesday) at Hawea Flat School as part of a trial by local members of the New Zealand Tree Croppers’ Association. Ben Elms is working with teachers and students to plan the orchard and he hopes it will teach the children skills for life, such as planting, harvesting, pruning and preserving. Funds for the project were received by the Central Otago branch of the Tree Croppers’ Association, and Ben and fellow organiser Frankie Dean hope to extend the programme to other schools if it is successful.

inbrief New owner for Totally Tourism Skyline Enterprises is to purchase tourism sightseeing and adventure company Totally Tourism, an umbrella company that operates tourism brands including The Helicopter Line, Mitre Peak Cruises, Milford Sound Scenic Flights, Queenstown Combos, Challenge Rafting, Harris Mountains Heli-Ski, Air Fiordland, Wanaka Flightseeing and Glacier Helicopters. Totally Tourism was established in 1999 by Mark and Jackie Quickfall who have built an interconnected network of tourism businesses. Mark will continue with the company following settlement. “Totally Tourism will continue to operate without any discernable change. We view the brands within the company as wonderful additions to the Skyline portfolio,” Skyline Enterprises chairman Ken Matthews said.

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Grant for SOS Wanaka-based youth development charity SOS Outreach New Zealand has received a $10,000 grant from the Lottery Grants Board’s National Community Committee.

supervision and domestic travel costs for the trust, whose mission is to build character in underserved youth. The trust utilises winter and summer adventure

with schools, youth organisations and activity providers to offer programmes in Central Otago, Wellington and in the Central North Island, with plans to expand

This generous support from the Lottery Grants Board is an investment in the future of New Zealand. The winning team from last weekend’s hunting competition, from left: Brooke Dickey, Sav, Ewan Black, Scott Cooper and Cole Lucas. PHOTO: supplied

Hunters and gatherers Sue Wards A rat and a feral cat were the only animals to escape the winning team at last weekend’s hunting competition. The U p p e r C l u t h a Deerstalkers’ competition asked teams to hunt a red

stag, boar, feral goat, Canadian goose, hare, paradise duck, magpie, rabbit, wallaby, rat and a feral cat, and the winning team managed all but the last two. It was a successful event for the club, with double the number of entries from last year’s

inaugural event - all part of the club’s renaissance over the past decade. Next up for the club is its Hunter National Training Scheme course, designed for novice and partially experienced hunters to gain competence and confidence in

“This generous support from the Lottery Grants Board is an investment in the future of New Zealand,” executive director Ross Palmer said. The funds are earmarked for training,

sports as a medium to instil five core values - courage, discipline, integrity, wisdom and compassion – which underpin the organisation’s activities and programmes. SOS partners directly

nationally as funding permits. “Our goal is to offer a viable resource to existing youth organisations and schools that is consistent with their youth development goals,” Ross said.

hunting skills. The course, which includes evening classes, an afternoon on the rifle range and a weekend hunting trip, will take place from September 15 to October 31. See sunspots for details.

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With every kiwi big breakfast receive a free coffee or Speights or Hop Rocker beer! Phone bookings 443 2230 - 155 Ardmore St, -

Photo with a local flavour Kirsten Rabe wins a voucher for $40 worth of delicious Yohei goodies for the best monthly photo with a local flavour. Drop in your photos to Yohei or email them to nz yohei@gmail. com to go into next month’s draw.

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inbrief Surf to summit New Zealand ski and surf personalities will stop in Cardrona this Saturday during the four-day Surf to Summit adventure. Two teams, headed by Crowd Goes Wild presenters Hayley Holt and Mark Richardson, start their journey today travelling from Farewell Spit to Bluff. Their challenge is to surf a different break and ski a different summit everyday along the length of the South Island. Local talent joining the challenge include pro snowboarder Maria Kuzma and free skiing world champion Jossi Wells.

Golden boy Wanaka-based Adam Hall took top honours at the 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games IPC adaptive slalom at Coronet Peak last Thursday with a combinedtimeof1.31.59 seconds in his two runs. “I had a slight hiccough in the second run but managedtomaintainmy

composure. It’s been a good day all round and great to win at home.” Adam said. Australian Rahles-Rahbula won silver in the men’s slalom standing category with 1.34.29 while third place went to Ralph Green (US) in a combined time of 1.35.87.

Freeski open The seventh North Face Freeski Open kicks off at Snow Park today with the slopestyle qualifiers and semi-finals. Athletes can compete in three freeski disciplines - slopestyle, halfpipe and big mountain during the 18 day competition. Wanaka’s Jossi Wells and last year’s halfpipe silver medal winner Janina Kuzma are among the local athletes set to compete in the international field.

Adam Hall competing at Coronet Peak. PHOTO: camilla stoddart

All Blacks to visit Cromwell Cromwell is one of just five towns hosting All Black players for the Rugby World Cup. The All Blacks will visit Anderson Park tomorrow (Friday), and every Cromwell school student will be given a chance to be at the park to meet the players and wish them well for the tounament.

Off road action

School cross country races have taken place over the past few weeks around the Upper Clutha. Pictured are year seven and eight students from Mount Aspiring College heading west during their race.

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BOARD My rates just leapt up 50% ! What happened to keeping it under 10%? It’s not even commercial . What is with all the drunk drivers? use a taxi or you too pissed and stupid to remember how to use a phone? to the white haired lady in a light blue jacket, blue jeans &white shoes who was walking her small dog along the ridge track between anderson rd & kings drive @ lunch time Monday 29th. Pick up your dog’s poo. You were seen! That’s a public track 4 people 2 enjoy! Not just yours 2 cover in crap! MAC First XI football team YOU ROCK. Silver medal to show on the outside, memories for life on the inside. Great singing too. These High Country Farming boys need to get off their high horse. Tourism is our largest export sector. Tax payers have propped up farming 4 generations through SMPS, pepper corn rentals & tenure review. If they can’t alter their farming practices to a more socially & environmentally acceptable standard then maybe the land they have `acquired` should be placed back in the hands of the Crown. Stop smoking us out.

September is the month to think about what you value most about this district. What is unique about our place and our people? What do you love most about the people in your community and the place you live? What would you be saddened about if it was lost from the district? These are some of the key questions which will be asked at public meetings by the people driving the Shaping Our Future consultation process. Based on feedback to the Wanaka Sun through letters and texts, I’d say the absence (or presence) of fast-food outlets, traffic lights and dairy farms will get a mention. Perennial moans about burn off, rates increases and dog owners who don’t pick up their dog’s poo may also make the list. But what do we love about Wanaka and want to preserve? A peek at the photographs sent in to Yohei’s monthly photograph competition (this month’s winner is on page 15) offers a clue: We love this landscape and outdoor activities. Regular features in the Wanaka Sun also show we love our children, we love sport, we love arts and crafts, dancing, poetry and music. This may not make us stand out from any other community in New Zealand, but what makes is different is we are a small population in a stunning landscape, in a relatively remote location with a unique climate. I look forward to hearing the range of answers to come out of the next step in the Shaping Our Future process.

Burn off

People who have concerns over the intensive dairy farm @ Hawea capable of supporting up to 7000 dairy cows need to read the `Guardians of Lake Wanaka` submission opposing the National Policy for Freshwater Management.

In order to eliminate the element of surprise of burning flames on a hillside, I suggest that Council displays informative, calming posters around town:

A police warning for abuse at courts and now 3rd drink driving charge and no mention in crimeline or paper why is this property manager and mother of 1 being protected?

1) 2) 3)

Farmers in wanaka / hawea take no responsibility for damage to cars after stock r left roaming the roads. Why would they care about the environment that they trash!

And if the dwellers in Wanaka’s subdivided landscape still can’t cope, then perhaps Council could suggest to them an exercise of meditation. Focus on a pink marshmallow toasting over an open fire and picture the landscape of Wanaka before the internet, Montesorri, and ski fields. Smell the burnt sugar and remember the larger, out of control, and more burning problems in their own lives that they must tend to.

We, the people of wanaka ,were able to stop the already consented spread of human waste on farms in Tarras by speaking out. Now is the time to speak out and stop the dairy farm in hawea flat. write or email the O.R.C.. Speak out now. Name and shame recidivist drink driving mothers in this town! Would you want them driving your children around? SHAME I cannot believe that I just read that woman stole money from a child’s moneybox to buy cigarettes! SHAME. Don’t hire that cleaner! I always have a laugh when reading this txt board, im sure most people that txt in are having a laugh 2! : ) How does a fish and chip shop get away with 3 dollar drinks where does liquor licensing stand on this i have to escort my kids to toilet for fear of drunks The thieving cleaner. This is your 3rd conviction, u deserve 2 go 2 prison! U stole from an 8yr old! How low do u need 2 go b4 the courts realise u will not stop! I didn’t complained when the saddle didn’t open, I didn’t complain when we had to park at the bottom of the mountain, I didn’t complain when we were told to put chains on 4wd from bottom to top with snow only from pub corner...but come on TC, stop being so soft!! Re:cowardly comments. Free speech, public opinion – mean anything to you? So what if people want to moan, it’s their prerogative. I agree, it’s cowardly comments by small minded people definitely lacking any intestinal fortitude, but then they probably wouldn’t know what that meant!

It is not a wild fire. Bring your camera. Stay away from tall buildings The 50% winter sales are on

If that pink marshmallow cannot bring light to the very temporary effect of farm burn offs, then I suggest that the ignorant stay in their glass and concrete cells and nuke mallowpuffs in their very meaningful kitchens. S. Yates Lake Hawea

Burn off What were the Burdons thinking when they sent you that incoherent hysterical rant in defense of their archaic, dumb, heavily discredited, ecologically devastating, vegetation burning practice? Their problem bracken fern usually grows only in locations where the soil fertility has been seriously depleted by previous burn-offs and neglect. Their comment about withdrawing their “significant contribution to the community” is a bit precious when they and other high country farmers have been given buckets full of taxpayer money in the tenure review process.

Dairy farm The residents of Hawea Flat have every right to be concerned about dairy farming coming to the area. There is a real chance effluent from the farm will contaminate the aquifer, where we all get our drinking water from. Few people like the idea of drinking cow waste, even in a diluted form. It is disappointing farm owners Jim and Jenny Cooper are not interested in a public meeting on the issues surrounding intensive dairy farming in what is now a ruralresidential area, as it shows a lack of respect for the concerns of the community. People are rightfully worried because dairy farming in NZ has an ugly record of polluting waterways, often in blatant disregard to council imposed disposal conditions. The QLDC and Otago Regional Council have allowed significant residential development in Hawea Flat, and it is now up to these bodies to ensure dairy farming does not pollute our drinking water, or deplete the aquifer to a level where domestic bores run dry. It is ironic that councils insist on stringent controls for issues such as house colour and type of woodburners yet have little to say on the establishment of an intensive dairy farm which could have a very significant impact on the environment. I believe resource consent for this activity should have been publicly notified so there could have been more chance for community comment and council control. Everyone I know accepts that Hawea Flat is a rural area, and at this stage, accepts that dairy farming is a permitted activity within the zone. However Hawea Flat is also now a residential area and I don’t think anyone should accept farming practices which could taint a public asset like the underground water reserve. That belongs to everyone. At the very least the Otago Regional Council should hold a public meeting to inform residents about how dairy effluent will be discharged, how much water will be taken from the aquifer and what will be done if our drinking water becomes contaminated. Mark Thomas Hawea Flat

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services Bowen therapy! A gentle holistic healing system for back pain, pregnancy, infertility, stress, realignments and balancing call Cathy 02102201898 Wanaka window cleaning professional, friendly, efficient service. enjoy those winter views. high, awkward windows a specialty. Paolo 021 0572505/ 4432420 karuna @ health2000. When you need to relax or need to work out stress book a massage with Danielle 0226152231 free legal advice at Community Networks Wednesday 7 September 1-2,30pm, call 443 7799 for appointments.

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thank you MAC first xi football team thank Wanaka community for their support. Scratchie raffle winner was B. Crow. Hawea Masters Netball thank the community for their support with fundraising cheers. Wanaka women’s basket ball winners thank sponsors Lucy Kirk from Escape Clothing, Kristy & Arn Gawn of Eco Landscape. Cheers coach Barry Harding

just big thumbs up to Sailz Resturant at Lake Hawea ,food was lovely and affordable and the waitress just wonderful. well done guys. Thanks Upper Clutha Lions enjoyed gas BBQ with out of town friends on Mou Wohu island.

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even if you missed our 14th birthday, don’t miss our new coloured creations in metal. pop in or log on www.metalworkswanaka.co.nz 54 Ballantyne Rd. fun, fun, fun for all 19th November - watch sunspots for more details soon yacht club boat parking now has license to occupy the boat parking area. If you wish to park there please contact wanakayacht@gmail.com. salsa lessons Thursdays 7 pm Presbyterian Hall, Tenby Street. Everyone welcome. Call 021837995 for info Your medical centre may have moved but your pharmacy is still right here! Wanaka Pharmacy serving the Upper Clutha for 40 years & here for you daily until 7pm at the top of Helwick St.

sport results Wanaka Bowls Results Stadium Mixed Fours George Cameron, Ray Newell, Bruce Macandrew, Peter Wilson Peter Herbert, Tim Scurr, Rhonda Hurley, Jude Smith Edgewater Trophy (best winter average) Ethel Templeton Tuesday Pairs Peter Herbert, Geoff Thomas Don Urquhart, Bruce Macandrew Wednesday Triples Murray Roberts, Annette Nichols, Colin Leckie Mary Gledhill, Bruce Hamilton, Fred Anderson Doris Studholme, John Smith, Madeleine Wilson Friday Progressive Skips 1 Norman Matheson, 2 Kay Chartres, 3 Ray Newell Thirds 1 Murray Roberts, 2 Neil Collings, 3 Betty Russell Leads 1 NevilleYoung, 2 Barry Miskimmin, 3 Peter Cooke Studholme Trophy Finals Pembroke Hawea Plate Final Mt Albert Meadowstone Business House Tuesday Finals – Section one 1, JMBC, 2 Mt Asp College, 3 Placemakers Section two 1 Golf Club 2, Plus Fours, 3, Wanaka Lions LAKE HAWEA GOLF RESULTS 28/8/11 STABLEFORD. 1st Brian Burgess. 43. 2nd. Tim Mulqueen. 41. 3rd. Dick Sullivan. 40. Denis Costello. 34. TWO’S Brian Burgess Tim Mulqueen. Wanaka Golf Results: Saturday Ladies, August 27, Medal & Stableford: Medal: 1 Bobbie Shore 702, Avril Templeton 713, Maureen Hawke 72. Stableford: 1 Coral Cooper 35, Glad Cross 35. Nearest to the Pin: Hole No4 Coral Cooper, Hole

Royal Forest & Bird Society invites you to attend: Saturday 10 September. Restoration Planting Day, Mou Waho island. Afternoon tea and guided walk. Bring your lunch and shovel. Limited space, for reservation contact: Flo 443 5373. Wanaka Pharmacy Healthy Rewards lets you earn 1 reward point for every dollar you spend!! HORSE RIDERS are you looking for horses to ride in Wanaka? Opportunity for capable riders with experience riding young horses. Self-contained accommodation also available. Call Nikki Heath at Pembroke Stud 027 2467835 or see www.facebook.com/PembrokeStud HUNTS course: For hunters to gain competence & confidence in basic bush craft, safety & hunting skills. Sept 15 – Oct 31. Phone Murray Burns (443 5506) to book.

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No. 15 Viv Grant. Saturday Men, August 27, 4 Ball Alliance: Division 1: 1 Carrick Jones & Mark Anderson 114, 2 Mike Bassett-Allan, Phil McArthur, John Barton & Angus Evans 115. 3 Peter Southwick, Graeme Walker, Marc Richards & Graeme Telfer 117. 4 Warren Sutton, Brian Sutton, Ken McKenzie & Stu Anderson 118. Nearest to the Pin: Hole No2 Ken Copland, Hole No6 Brian Hensley, Hole No13 Bob Steel, Hole No15 Tony Harwood. Tuesday Ladies, August 23, Ladies GNZ Medal: Division 1: 1 Marilyn Steel 68, 2 Judy Muir 69, Zita Cleugh 69. Division 2: 1 Alison Brown 68, Bev De Beer-Lamont 68, Janet Anderson 68. Division 3: 1 Karleen Jopson 67, 2 Arlene Bell 68, 3 Coral Cooper, Glad Cross, Avril Templeton & Chris Willson 69. Division 4: 1 Yvonne Speirs 70, 2 Ishbel Bragan 71, 3 Margaret Anderson, Colette Kelly 72. Nearest to the Pin: Hole No4 Janet Anderson, Hole No6 Jenny Laing, Hole No13 Arlene Bell, Hole No15 Glad Cross. Wednesday Men, August 24, Stableford: Division 1: 1 Stuart Corser 43, 2 Jeff Couch 40, 3 Wyndam Barkman 39. Division 2: 1 Des Johnston 40, 2 Don Kindley 38, Michael Hetherington 38. Nearest to the Pin: Hole No2 Carrick Jones, Hole No4 Bill Grigor, Hole No6 Bob McRae, Hole No13 Carrick Jones, Hole No15 Russell Leary. Thursday Nine Hole Ladies, August 25, Nett: Nett 1 Kerin Kahn 37, 2 Julien Bissett 38, Bev Marr 38. Nearest to the Pin: Hole No6 Not claimed.


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MAC First XI celebrate winning silver. PHOTO: supplied

Tournament winners Sue Wards Mount Aspiring College sports teams had a successful tournament week, with the rugby, netball and football teams - resplendent in their new sports uniforms - all bringing home awards. The college’s first First XI competed at the Jim Wishart tournament in Balclutha, placing

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second and losing only one game. Gabriel Schwartz was awarded the golden boot for being the tournament’s top scorer, with 16 goals. The netball team competed at the South Island secondary schools’ netball tournament in Nelson, winning the B-grade shield. Gen Scurr and Maddy Nolet were

also selected for the Otago under 17 talent I.D. squad. Meanwhile the rugby boys won the B-grade section of the South Island secondary schools’ under 15 rugby tournament in Alexandra. Scott Cunningham, Alex Edwards and Max Schikker were named in the Bgrade tournament team.

Local skipper James Blunt, 25, has become one of Otago Cricket’s youngest umpires after passing his level three exams. “It’s good to complete this first stage,” he said. “This season I can focus on the game and get as much umpiring experience as I can.” James, a member of Albion Cricket Club who are backing his training, will umpire senior cricket this summer, including the Koford and Scurr Cups. He will then progress to the level four exams under the tutelage of Otago Cricket’s regional training officer Alan Faithful. James would then be qualified to oversee Hawke Cup fixtures and could proceed to international level with further training. PHOTO: supplied

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