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Bay Harbour: March 22, 2017

Bay Harbour: March 22,

FREE Wednesday MaRCH 22 2017 379 7100 Bay Harbour News Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Brookhaven, Heathcote, Ferrymead ,Redcliffs, Mt. Pleasant, Sumner, Lyttelton, Diamond Harbour, Governors Bay, Akaroa Black Billed Gull Deb Beesley Your local hills and Bayside specialist. You’ll be sold! M: 027 280 8837 E: deb.beesley @harcourts.co.nz LICENSED SALES CONSULTANT REAA 2008 GRENADIER Sumner’s deep pool of surf talent on show at Duke Festival Sumner’s Luke O’Neill will defend two titles at the New Brighton Duke Festival of Surfing. O’Neill won both the men’s logger and open longboard titles at last year’s inaugural festival. The three-day surfing competition begins on Friday and is the highlight of the weeklong festival, which also includes concerts and a surfboard exhibition put together by Simon Allard. PHOTO: SURFERSWALL.COM •Full story, page 18 Return of Timeball tower • By Caitlin Miles WORK TO rebuild the tower section of the historic Lyttelton Timeball Station is expected to start in July. Following the June 13, 2011, earthquake, Lyttelton Timeball Station was dismantled due to the damage. Work on rebuilding the tower and flagpole was meant to start in June last year. However, it was put on hold due to other work near the site. Heritage New Zealand decided to put the work on hold so significant earthquake repair road works on Sumner Rd and Reserve Tce could be carried out by the Stronger Christchurch Ken Maynard Infrastructure Rebuild Team. With the road works going on, it made it difficult for workers to access the Timeball site to carry out repair work. Now that the road works have been completed, work on the project can start. At the time, residents were worried about how long the project would be put on hold. Lyttelton Community Association chairman Ken Maynard said it was great news to have the rebuild going ahead. •Turn to page 4 REBUILD PLANNED: Work on restoring the tower and flagpole is expected to begin in July after it was delayed last year. ​ The Village Inn 41B Nayland Street, Sumner 326 – 6973 Tuesday — Sunday THIRSTY T HURSDAY Happy Hour 4-7pm Gourmet Burgers from 5pm FRIDAY Pizzas for $25 5-8pm