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Bay Harbour: May 11, 2016

Bay Harbour: May 11,

FREE Wednesday May 11 2016 379 7100 Bay Harbour News Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Black Billed Gull Michelle Ward List with me and you’ll have my undivided attention. If you’re looking for a salesperson who’ll take the time to get to know you and your real estate needs, will communicate throughout the process, and will go above and beyond to achieve a great result, then we should talk. Phone me on 027 203 7858 or 03 384 7950 Email: michelle.ward@harcourtsferrymead.co.nz Brookhaven, Heathcote, Ferrymead ,Redcliffs, Mt. Pleasant, Sumner, Lyttelton, Diamond Harbour, Governors Bay, Akaroa Grenadier Ferrymead Four Seasons Realty Timeball station fundraising campaign delayed WINNING PERFORMANCE: Amy Barry and Nick Brown danced their way to a perfect 10 in Strictly Sumner at the weekend, making them the winning couple in the fundraiser event. The pair danced for the Christchurch Coastal Pathway. They were one of 10 couples to dance in front of a crowd of about 500 supporters at Sumner School hall on Saturday. Each couple raised money for chosen Sumner charities, organisations and clubs. • More photos, page 11 PHOTO: NATASHA C PHOTOGRAPHY BRIDGET RUTHERFORD A public funding campaign to raise the remainder of the money to rebuild Lyttelton Timeball Station has been delayed. Heritage New Zealand was to start its public funding push for the remaining $200,000- $300,000 to rebuild the category 1 heritage building in March. Construction was scheduled to start in July. However, Heritage NZ southern region general manager Sheila Watson said the funding campaign had been postponed while the final project costings were being sought. She said there were also site access issues being worked through with Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team and the city council. Heritage NZ’s board will meet on May 19 to discuss the funding campaign and the rebuild as a whole, she said. Following that meeting it would be clearer as to when the final funding push, and construction would start, she said. Built in 1876, Lyttelton Timeball Station provided ships in Lyttelton Harbour with a timekeeping service. It marked noon by dropping the timeball from the tower. It slowly crumbled in the August 2010, February 2011 and June 2011 earthquakes and was later demolished. It has been meticulously 3D scanned so it will be rebuilt exactly the same as the original. About $3 million has been raised through significant donations for the rebuild, which was originally expected to cost about $3.4 million. INSIDE: • Lyttelton inspires teen musician, p6-7 • Sport, p14-15 Heathcote Valley Ph 03 384 9249 108 Port hills Rd, heathcote Valley inspiring young minds 20 Hours Free for 3 & 4 yrs old Three age specific rooms plus School prep Teaching room For full information please visit our website www.hvp.co.nz Come in for a visit and experience the difference Lyttelton Tunnel Ferrymead Heritage Park We are here Port Hills Rd Tunnel Rd Bridle Path Rd Martindales Rd Your best move No.1 for Ferrymead office No.2 for Harcourts Grenadier No.9 for Canterbury For year ending March 31st 2016 Alison Carter P 384 7950 M 0274 318 960 E alison.carter@harcourts.co.nz W www.alisoncarter.harcourts.co.nz GRENADIER