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Bay Harbour: October 26, 2016

Bay Harbour: October 26,

FREE Wednesday OCTOBeR 26 2016 379 7100 Prepare to be moved Bay Harbour News Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Black Billed Gull Joy Butel Property Consultant Licensed Agent reAA 2008 Ph 03 384 7950 M 021 353 280 E 1020 Ferry road, Ferrymead Four Seasons Realty Grenadier Ferrymead Brookhaven, Heathcote, Ferrymead ,Redcliffs, Mt. Pleasant, Sumner, Lyttelton, Diamond Harbour, Governors Bay, Akaroa Couple’s services to sport recognised • By Fraser Walker-Pearce A SUMNER couple, mad on cricket, have been made life members of the Canterbury Metro Cricket Association in recognition of decades of work in the sport. Tim and Lesley Murdoch were acknowledged recently for collectively being part of the sport for more than 80 years. Mr Murdoch has been involved with Riccarton Cricket Club since 1974 as a player, committee member, and treasurer among other titles. While Mr Murdoch’s wife Lesley, who is also a well-known sports journalist and radio personality on Newstalk ZB, was recognised for a long playing career including representing the country in two • By Annabelle Dick and Bridget Rutherford REDCLIFFS SCHOOL expects to know where its new site will be by the end of the week – but the Ministry of Education says otherwise. A feasibility study into whether it would be realistic to move the school from its Main Rd site to Barnett Park or another location has been completed. Board of Trustees spokesman Mark Robberds said the Ministry of Education told them a decision will be released on the World Cup tournaments, her work growing the women’s game, and being a member of the New Zealand Cricket Board. Mr Murdoch was humbled by the award, and said he was one of many who have contributed to Riccarton’s success over the years. “It’s nice to be recognised for the work you do, I’ve been involved for a long time and am passionate about being involved with the club – I’ve done my share along with lots of others,” he said. Mr Murdoch said it was a “lovely” moment for him and his wife to be named as life members. Mrs Murdoch said she “takes her hat off” to other volunteers involved in cricket at the grass roots level. Confusion over school decision Phone for a confidential chat: Alison Carter P 384 7950 M 0274 318 960 E W school site by the end of October. But Ministry of Education head of sector enablement and support Kim Shannon told Bay Harbour News that Education Minister Hekia Parata has two months to deliver a verdict. Ms Parata will base her final decision on where the school should be situated on the findings of the feasibility study. Redcliffs School received the news it would remain open in July after Ms Parata proposed to shut it down due to rock fall concerns. OppOrtunity fOr SellerS Properties Needed We have CASHeD up buyerS urgently seeking… Sumner flat up to $1.5 million 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, double garage for family Sumner flat up to $600,000 3 bedroom for couple Mt pleasant up to $750,000 We have several families needing homes with some flat land “Your best move” The school has been temporarily based at the Van Asch Deaf Education Centre in Sumner since 2011. Ms Shannon said it wouldn’t release the feasibility study until Ms Parata announced her decision. “The minister has indicated a decision will be announced later this year,” she said. But the board is still confident they will get their answer by the end of the week. “We’re definitely expecting it by the end of October because Sumner flat up to $800,000 4 bedroom for family redcliffs flat up to $700,000 Modern 2/3 bedroom for mature couple redcliffs flat up to $560,000 2 or 3 bedroom small home/ townhouse for couple downsizing that’s the indication the minister has given us all the way along,” Mr Robberds said. The Ministry of Education, the city council and school’s board of trustees have worked together to consider the site options. Following the feasibility report findings, Redcliffs School still wants to return to its former location. However, it is open to an alternate one, said Mr Robberds. Port Hills Labour MP Ruth Dyson also wants the community to be heavily involved in the final decision. 20 Hours Free for 3 & 4 yrs old Three age specific rooms plus School prep Teaching room For full information please visit our website Come in for a visit and experience the difference Ph 03 384 9249 108 Port hills Rd, heathcote Valley Lyttelton Tunnel Ferrymead Heritage Park Port Hills Rd Tunnel Rd We are here Bridle Path Rd Martindales Rd