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Christ’s College’s Tom Kelly was

one of the more than 120 students

who came together on Wednesday

from his school, Rangi Ruru Girls’

School and St Margaret’s College

to play in a combined concert band

and string ensemble.

Christ’s College director of music

Robert Aburn said collaborating

with other schools to present a

combined concert gave the young

musicians a focal point, which was

instrumental in creating a polished

performance.

The Orchestral Extravaganza

concert took place at Christ’s

College.

Children’s trust funding in doubt

• By Julia Evans

PRINCIPALS are

concerned that funding

for a group which

provides support for

quake-stressed children

and parents from northwest

schools could come

to an end.

Neighbourhood Trust

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the past three years, but

funding will finish at the

end of the year.

Although it has reapplied

for more funding, it is

proving difficult, said trust

manager Ginny Larsen.

This comes after

principals from Belfast,

Mairehau, Papanui,

St Albans, Redwood,

Casebrook, Shirley and

Northcote schools expressed

their concern about stressaffected

pupils at the last

Papanui-Innes Community

Board meeting.

Mairehau Primary School

principal John Bangma said the

trust is a vital part of schools

managing anxiety-related issues.

“Neighbourhood trust has

been fantastic, but it needs to be

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organisations in our city are reliant

on philanthropic and Government

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Almost every year, they have

to fill the myriad of forms as

they apply again and again in the

hopes of securing money for vital

programmes. It is like facing losing

your job every year.

Neighbourhood Trust finds itself

in this position with the counselling

role it offers quake-stressed

children. Principals are worried

that if they do not find funding,

kids will not get the support they

need and if principals are concerned

we should be concerned

(page 1).

There was a bit of a buzz around

Tane Apanui’s idea for a train

service that will go from North

Canterbury, through Papanui and

into the city. We tracked him down

to have a bit of yarn (page 5)

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Cycleway nears completion

• By Julia Evans

THE PAPANUI Parallel

Cycleway has entered the final

stages of its construction.

Completion of the Papanui

section of the city council’s

$156 million project is set for

June.

The route will connect

Northlands Shopping Centre

and the Northern Line Cycleway

to the central city, offering a

Museum guide a permanent exhibit

• By Tom Doudney

THE AIR Force Museum’s oldest

and longest-serving guide is used to

showing people the exhibits but now

he is part of one himself.

A cardboard cut-out of Burnside

resident Laurie Turner, 93, is among

about 30 currently positioned around

the museum to celebrate the 80th anniversary

of the Royal New Zealand

Air Force.

A total of 80 such cut-outs

of those who have served RNZAF

were created, each accompanied

with information about the person’s

career. More will soon be placed in the

museum.

They comprise a diverse selection of

individuals, with all manner of ranks

safer option for cyclists than

main arterial roads.

An update from the city council

said construction is progressing

well from the northern end

of Rutland St south to Bealey

Ave.

Businesses on Rutland St had

struggled with construction

right on their doorsteps and

one dairy owner made just $40

a day.

and trades.

The display was launched at the Air

Tattoo at Ohakea last month, where it

was viewed by thousands.

Mr Turner has been volunteering as

a guide at the museum since it opened

in 1987. His cut-out depicts him in his

younger days with RNZAF.

Having served as a bomb aimer

during World War 2, Mr Turner returned

to the RNZAF as an accounts

officer in 1952.

In 1955, he was posted to No. 14

Squadron, which was about to finish

its deployment to Cyprus. He assisted

with the arrangements for the squadron’s

move to Tengah, Singapore.

He retired in 1973, after several

decades managing the finances of the

service.

However, work has now

moved further along the street.

The cycleway is expected to

attract new commuters, shoppers

and recreational cyclists.

“The major cycle routes aim to

encourage new groups of people

to try cycling as a commuting

option by connecting suburbs,

shopping areas, businesses,

schools and sporting destinations,”

said city council head of

transport Chris Gregory.

He said it’s very exciting for

the city.

“As each route nears completion,

I think residents around

the city can see the big picture

coming together now as we

develop this network.”

Mr Gregory said the city

council is aware that residents

are getting anxious to begin

using it.

ON DISPLAY:

Laurie Turner

and his

cardboard

cut-out at

the Air Force

Museum.

In Brief

CRANFORD REGENERATION

Rural land in Papanui and St

Albans is one step closer to

being rezoned for residential

development. The city council

is opening public feedback on

Thursday regarding the draft

Cranford Regeneration Plan that

would see 125ha of former farm

land between McFaddens and

Winters Rd redeveloped. The city

council said it considers the edge

of the basin suitable for residential

development and proposes

rezoning 38ha for housing.

NAKED MAN

Police were called to Leinster

Rd on March 20 after reports

of an intoxicated man running

along the road naked. A unit was

dispatched to the area but the

man could not be located.

TREE REMOVAL LIKELY

A proposed widening of the St

James cycleway at the junction

with Harewood Rd would likely

see the removal of trees. This

comes as route options are being

discussed for the extension of

the cycleway from St James Park

through the Papanui shopping

area and past Papanui High

School northwards. The trees are

silver birches but Papanui-Innes

Community Board member John

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know if they have any concerns.

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McMaster & Heap

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Gizmo’s Adventure

Gizmo, an 11 year old Ginger tabby

from Sydney, presented to Catherine

one morning with an acute left

hindleg lameness. He wasn’t placing

any weight on the leg and seemed

in a lot of pain. Catherine suspected

a femoral fracture due to his leg

swinging and the obvious angulation

mid femur. No other injuries were

seen. He had normal neurological

function. All his nails were scuffed and

worn. Most often we see these injuries

with road traffic accidents. Blood work

the previous week was great.

Catherine performed a digital xray to

confirm her suspicions and Gizmo was

immediately placed on intravenous

fluids with pain relief ( a fentanyl CRI)

and started on penicillin. A transverse

femoral fracture located proximal third

femur was diagnosed. His diaphragm

was intact, as was his bladder and all

his other abdominal organs looked

fine. Surgery to repair the fracture or

amputation were the only options

available. This fracture couldn’t be

left to just heal on its own. The clients

were informed of the options – a

referral to a specialist orthopaedic

surgeon to plate the femur or IM

pinning and cerclage wire performed

at McMaster & Heap Vet practice.

We repeated blood work to make

sure Gizmo was still in good health to

sustain an anaesthetic. The IM pinning

option was adopted. His ongoing

arthritic issues would have made

losing a hindleg difficult for him to

cope with, especially at 11 years old.

Dr Michele McMaster performed the

surgery within 24 hours of Gizmo

being admitted. It is important

with this type of injury to get those

bone ends realigned as soon as

possible. The anaesthetic and surgery

went without a hitch. Gizmo was

connected to our Cardell monitoring

machine. The nurses can record his

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oxygen saturation every 5 minutes

during his anaesthetic. All his vital

signs were excellent. I placed a

large intramedullary pin through

the medullary cavity of his femur to

reduce the fracture and align the

ends of the femur.

A single cerclage

wire was also placed

to create as much

stability as possible.

Post operative xrays

confirmed perfect

placement. Now the

rest is up to Gizmo.

Gizmo was discharged

3 days later able to stand and get

into his dirt tray, eating up a storm

and with the surgical site looking

great. He was starting to place the

paw when he left here. He will be in a

cage for 4-6 weeks to allow as much

immobility as possible for fracture

healing. I will remove the pin in about

6-8 weeks once the fracture site has

calloused and healed. Gizmo will be

back weekly for us to check on his

progress. A great outcome all around.

-Dr Michele McMaster

McMaster & Heap

Tribute for Papanui

historian and author

Papanui Heritage Group chairman Murray Williams pens a tribute to

Mollie Chalklen, a local Papanui historian

MOLLIE FREEMAN Sharp (1930-

2015) received her primary schooling at

Broomfield, near Amberley, and then

attended Christchurch Girls’ High School.

After completing secondary school, she

had set her heart on studying history at

tertiary level.

But Mollie’s father believed that university

was not an appropriate destination

for his daughter and she was encouraged

to apply for a job in the Department

of Health where her ability was soon

recognised with promotion within the

bureaucracy.

In 1953, she married Neil Chalklen and

later they moved into a new house at 76

Sawyers Arms Rd opposite the Papanui

Domain.

In the 1970s and early 1980s, Mollie

attended university classes on a part

time basis, eventually graduating with a

Bachelor of Arts in history and linguistics

in 1983.

The 1980s was to be a busy, but successful,

decade in terms of her developing

reputation as a local historian. In 1985,

she completed The Church to the North of

the River Avon, a publication that marked

the 125th jubilee of St Luke the Evangelist.

In 1990, she wrote a centennial publication

for the local Cambrian Society.

The Chalklen children had attended

Papanui High School and her natural interest

in the school was recognised when

the old students’ association invited her to

write a book commemorating the school’s

50th jubilee.

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passed

away before

she could

complete

her dream

of writing a

local history

of Papanui.

PHOTO:

RICHARD

CHALKLEN

The School at the Terminus, published in

1986, was a superb analysis of the school’s

history. It was based on meticulous research

and the skilful use of a wide-range

of relevant sources.

While working on these and other

publications, she chaired the Canterbury

Women’s Regional Committee of the New

Zealand Historic Places Trust, now Heritage

New Zealand.

She was also president, and later patron,

of the Soil and Health Association and

also found time to belong to the Canterbury

Herb Society and the local branch of

the New Zealand Iris Society.

Unfortunately, Mollie did not manage

to achieve two major ambitions.

An analysis of some of her personal papers

recently donated to the Papanui Heritage

Group by her son Richard Chalklen,

makes it obvious that she planned to write

a general history of Papanui.

She was also close to completing a

master’s thesis on the topic of the religious

settlements of North Canterbury.

Unfortunately, in 2005, she suffered a

stroke and found it impossible to complete

these projects.

However, Mollie will be remembered

for her highly-significant contribution as a

local historian and for her whole-hearted

participation in community affairs.

•Thanks to Richard Chalklen for

biographical detail. Copies of the

cited works are in the Macmillan

Brown Research Library, University

of Canterbury

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Tane Apanui

Our People

One man’s bid for train system

Tane Apanui talks to

Noah Graham about his

campaign to gain support

for a railway system that

would run from North

Canterbury through

Papanui and into the city

How has it been trying to

organise the Dash Rail project?

I’m a one-man band, so it’s

been very difficult trying to

organise it. It’s been more than

two years of work getting it

done. The last city council were

a bit more difficult to work with,

whereas the new city council is a

lot better to work with so that’s

been good. I think we’ve elected

the right people.

Why is having a community

railway system in Christchurch

important?

We Kiwis, we’re addicted to

cars. When I was in Australia,

I bought myself a nice Holden

Commodore but then I took

the train and I thought, wow,

this is stress-free. You just jump

on the train. One of the telling

numbers for me that showed

we need it was the suicide rate

in Christchurch has doubled

since the quakes. So I thought

about the amount of stress it

takes to break someone and if

we are adding an extra 10 hours

a week of stress because of the

morning commute, when we

could be sitting on a train using

wi-fi just relaxing before work, I

think it would go a long way to

helping the mindset of the city.

We’re fairly tense at the moment

and we have been for a couple

of years. So putting in a railway

that needs to be done anyway,

is going to help alleviate those

daily stresses.

What are some of the challenges

you have faced while

trying to get this system under

way?

One of the biggest obstructions

I’ve faced when it comes

to putting in rail is people don’t

think it will succeed. But when

you look at modelling for transport,

the No 1 concern is travel

CITY GOALS: Tane Apanui has aspirations to implement a Christchurch community railway

network to turn the city’s transport system into something suitable for the 21st century.

PHOTO: NOAH GRAHAM

time. The train is twice as fast as

a bus and 50 per cent faster than

a car. So when people wonder

why the buses are failing, it’s because

they are too slow. Whereas

if they were to link up with a

main system – this is where

the rail should be a centrepiece

– your whole public transport

system would function better.

At the moment, the buses are

floundering all over the city.

What was it like being a

Hornby Ward candidate last

year and why did you do it?

It was difficult as well. Constituents

base a lot of their trust

on whether they have met you or

not, regardless of what you are

actually like. I would go doorknocking

and people would say

they have already made up their

mind. That was hard. I’m a lucky

person. No-one can achieve anything

without the community

around them. You can’t be successful

without people lifting you

up or putting you in a position to

be successful. I suppose growing

up in a poverty-stricken, broken

home, I managed to get a couple

of lucky breaks. I came over

to Canterbury to play hockey.

Even though I’m a high school

drop-out from a poor family, I

got these really cool opportunities.

As a community, we need to

recognise the people who have

actually helped us get there.

You’ve had a variety of jobs,

including flying a plane, what

was that like?

It’s been a lot of work. I did

eventually find a job when I was

in Australia flying a 1942 de

Havilland tiger moth and it was

cold and miserable because of

the open cockpit. The first five

minutes you are like, wow, and

then it hits you and you’re like,

“you know, this open cockpit

thing is not awesome.” I’ve done

a wee bit of flying, but I didn’t do

a lot in that job, it just didn’t pay

enough. I’ve done more excavator

and operator work I suppose

in scrap steel yards.

Could you tell me a bit about

your family?

We’re all over the place. We’re

not what you’d call a tight family.

I’ve got a sister who is awesome.

She is the coolest sister in

the world. She lived in Christchurch

recently and is the chief

finance officer of CerebralFix.

She bought a house in Westport

and is working in the epic centre

over there and still working for

CerebralFix.

You also represented Canterbury

in under-18 hockey, what

was that like?

I was born and raised in

Greymouth so getting into a

Canterbury side, especially for

hockey, was a big deal. I think

I was one of the first kids ever

from the West Coast to make

the Canterbury side. Then I went

on to play for the Canterbury

under-21s in 2000. We won

both of those tournaments, the

under-18 and the under-21s.

Then, a few years later, I went on

to coach the under-21s and we

won both of those tournaments

in 2004 and 2005 – back-to-back

national tournaments. Playing

for Canterbury was awesome,

and was definitely one of the

highlights of my career.

What was coaching like compared

to playing?

Stressful. Coaching is stressful.

When you’re playing, it’s a

lot more fun. Coaching takes

years off of your life expectancy.

You do meet some cool people

though.

You’ve also worked with deaf

and blind communities in Australia

and New Zealand, how

did you get into that?

I was dating a sign language

interpreter over in Australia, so

I took up sign language. I did a

couple of courses over there and,

whenever I could help out with

the deaf community, I did. I did

a camp where you deal with people

who are both deaf and blind.

If you’ve not seen how deaf and

blind people interact, it’s incredible.

They’re quick and articulate

and if they don’t like you, they let

you know really quick. They’re

incredible people.

If you had spare time, what

would you do?

If I had time to play hockey, I’d

play hockey. I’d go to the gym or

I would play World Of Warcraft.

Actually, the last time I logged

on was probably a month and

a half ago because I’ve been

so flat out organising the train

network.

•Readers opinions on

the proposed railway system,

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News

Debut for young actor

• By Julia Evans

LAST FRIDAY the curtain

went up for Alex Wilson’s debut

theatre performance.

He’s starring as Benji in

Showbiz’s Priscilla, Queen of

the Desert at the Isaac Theatre

Royal, the production will run

until April 8.

Alex’s

mother Cathy

Wilson said

the opportunity

almost

came out of

nowhere.

It was

Alex Wilson

Alex’s chorale

teacher at

Cobham Intermediate

School who put his

name forward to audition, that

landed him the role.

“I’ve always liked watching the

plays that come to school, now I

get to be in one,” Alex said.

Benji is the son of one of

Priscilla’s main characters, Tick,

who is on a journey back to Alice

Springs but is apprehensive

about introducing his son to his

flamboyant new lifestyle.

The role is key in reinforcing

the message of tolerance and

diversity, Showbiz said.

Alex shares the role with

STAR: 11-year-old Alex Wilson landed his first acting role as

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PHOTO: DANIELLE COLVIN ​

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Ollie Bubb – they’ve

become great friends.

Mrs Wilson said it’s a shame

that after rehearsals the boys will

not see each other again since

they perform for alternate shows.

Alex said that’s to help with

the late nights, but they don’t

worry him too much.

“The hardest part is staying

on top of your lines and remembering

that you’re not the centre

of the scene,” Alex said.

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between the community

boards and the Christchurch

Beautifying Association since

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FLAME FILES

From kitchen fires to

bathtub shenanigans

Readers respond to

Tane Apanui’s Pledge

Me campaign to have

passenger trains run

from the city through

Papanui and out to North

Canterbury in order to

ease traffic congestion.

• By Mark Thomas – Fire Risk

Management Officer

OVER THE past couple of

weeks, several people have had

the misfortune of having the

Fire Service called to their house

because of a blaze in the kitchen.

At one in Hoon Hay recently,

firefighters had to smash a

window to get into a well-locked

house with a pot on fire on the

stove.

There’s got to be a sinking

feeling when you get the call after

having gone out that there’s a fire

at your house.

I know it’s easy to forget and,

in this case, smoke was the only

cause of damage to the house,

but the possibility of a complete

disaster is certainly there. You’ve

just got to remember to switch

elements off.

A lady in a motorised

wheelchair had the misfortune

of becoming stuck up against a

wall when the control panel for

her scooter failed in Bellbrook

Tce, Shirley. She obviously, and

fortunately, had her phone with

her and had the presence of mind

to call 111.

This wasn’t a fire. It was a call

for help. And the St Albans crew

that responded had to break in to

her house to free her. It’s the sort

of thing firefighters do without

complaint. So well done to the St

Albans crew.

Finally, you know the stainless

steel or brass grill in the plug hole

of your bath? I bet you can’t get

your finger down it, but a small

child can – just.

However, getting their finger

out is another matter. The

Addington crew had to spend

almost an hour dismantling the

bath in Hoon Hay Rd to do it.

There was no injury, just a very

relieved wee fellow when he was

eventually freed.

Karen Kingsford – Love,

love, love this. Just what a progressive

Canterbury should be

shooting for. It would provide

jobs and transportation and get

people out of cars. It has to start

somehow. We don’t want to be

bogged down like Auckland. It’s

really about great planners using

what’s available and identifying

and sourcing (locally if possible)

what’s not. All the great

cities have rail and have had for

years. People want to live and

work where there is great infrastructure.

Cantabrians need to

think about their future and the

generations ahead.

Mark Docherty – What a

fantastic idea. About time the

rail system was put to good use.

Roger Larkins – Unfortunately,

it is largely a feel good

idea. . . to be effective, it needs

to operate frequently and costeffectively.

It also needs to go

to and from places that people

actually travel to. It also needs

tracks that are available for use

at the appropriate times. In

Christchurch, the tracks have

scheduled freight, the stations

don’t meet the general community

needs, the schedule would

be infrequent and the cost of

operation on a per journey basis

will be either very high, or heavily

subsidised.

Andrew Deadman – About

bloody time someone gave this

a shot.

Nicky Gibson – About time

we had some sort of rail service

back, just back from Australia

and, wow, the trains are the way

to go for sure. Come on New

Zealand, bring our train service

back.

Christine Mottram – They

should bring the railway station

into the centre of Christchurch

near the bus terminal so people

can get off the train and catch a

bus to where they need to go like

in Auckland. For people coming

in from North Canterbury and

Rolleston, it would save some

of the traffic congestion on the

motorway.

Jeff Bell – This is a case of

shutting the gate after the horse

has bolted. For years, places like

Kaiapoi had a railway station

with ample parking available –

now there is housing there.


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Teen track cyclist tops age group

• By Andrew King

ST MARGARET’S College

student Jenna Borthwick was

crowned under-15 champion

at the age group national track

championships in Cambridge

this month.

Her stunning effort of three

wins and a second place helped

take the 13-year-old from Ashburton

to the title.

“I am so proud and pretty

excited,” she said.

Competing with the Mid-

South Canterbury team, she

won the 5K points race, 1500m

scratch race and 750m derby and

was very close to winning the

500m time trial.

In 2016, Borthwick won the

1500m scratch and 750m derby

races and was third in the 500m

time trial.

Growing up in Ashburton, her

love of cycling came from her

father, who got her into the sport

at the Tinwald Velodrome, when

she was four.

“I started getting competitive

when I was 13 . . . I would really

like to make a career out of it,”

she said.

Her team was helped out by

four-time national road race

champion Hayden Roulston, who

is also from Ashburton.

“He was so good at working

with us on plans and our warmup.

He is such a professional,” she

said.

It was her first time competing

in the North Island and the taste

SPORTS

of it has left her wanting more.

“I am looking forward to getting

into next season . . . I have

been given a two-week break by

my coach and then I will start

hitting the road again,” she said.

PEDAL POWER: Jenna

Borthwick won the under-15

title at the age group national

track championships in

Cambridge.

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

Student builds towards a career in triathlon

• By Andrew King

ST ANDREW’S College

student Saxon Morgan won the

Canterbury secondary schools

triathlon championships last

week at Scarborough ahead of

great friend and rival Zachary

Taylor.

Morgan, 16, completed the

350m swim, 9km bike and 3km

run in 31min 57.6sec. He finished

50sec ahead of Christchurch

Boys’ High School student

Taylor to come first overall in

the under-19 category.

Taylor’s brother, William,

came third in the overall standings,

but first in the under-14

individual category and only

24sec behind his older brother.

“Zac (Taylor) was my main

competition in the race and we

both got into clear water in the

swim and then he tried to pull

away on the bike, but I matched

his pace and surged in my run

to take the win,” Morgan said.

He said he and Taylor do a

lot of training together and it is

good to have that competitiveness

between mates.

All competitors start the race

at the same time, but when they

finish, they are separated off

into individual categories arranged

by age.

Morgan is looking to make a

career out of triathlon, and will

head to Europe with his family

in April for four months.

“While I am over there, I will

do a lot of training and compete

in a few races to see if I like it,”

he said.

He spends about 15 hours

a week training – three hours

running, four on the bike and

four in the pool and ocean.

Before he heads overseas,

Morgan is focusing on the

upcoming New Zealand

schools triathlon national

championships on Thursday in

Wanganui.

“I feel like I am ready for the

nationals after this win. I’m

feeling confident,” he said.

Overall results

First: Saxon Morgan, St

Andrew’s, 31min 57.6sec

Second: Zachary Taylor,

Christchurch Boys, 32min

47.6sec

Third: William Taylor,

Christchurch Boys, 33 min

11.4sec

Fourth: Sola Kuwasaki,

Cashmere High School,

33min 23.6sec

SPENT: St Andrew’s College

student Saxon Morgan showed

a clean pair of heels to win the

Canterbury secondary schools

triathlon championships last week.


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Tuesday March 28 2017 11

SCHOOLS

Bishopdale School pupils

train with Crusaders stars

Ryan Crotty and Michael Alaalatoa from the Crusaders visited Bishopdale School

recently. A few children were chosen to take part in a training session with them and

received a small goody bag.

COACHING: Crusaders Michael Alaalatoa and Ryan Crotty

coached Bishopdale School pupil Rylley Dalton when they

visited the school.

RUGBY: Children from years 5 and 6 with deputy principal Tim Morgan and Crusaders Ryan

Crotty and Michael Alaalatoa.

App will keeps students in touch with Mairehau High

• By Julia Evans

MAIREHAU HIGH School

students Kees Gifford-Whanau

and Michael Scanlan are excited

about keeping in touch with

their school through its new

app.

The app is set to be released in

the coming weeks.

School deputy principal

Rebecca Swanson said the idea

came after a staff discussion

about how to make it easier for

parents and the community to

find out more information about

the school.

“With society’s ever increasing

reliance on mobile devices, we

thought an app was the perfect

option,” she said.

Another driver was the

unreliability of phone

lines during earthquakes –

specifically motivated by the

aftermath of the Kaikoura

earthquake, which interrupted

NCEA and scholarship exams.

“Our app will help mitigate

any similar situations in the

future, when it’s crucial for

information to go to a lot of

people, quickly,” Ms Swanson

said.

Alerts can be sent to all users

with key information or even

just to certain groups.

“When you download it,

you can subscribe to different

alert groups, whether it be a

TECH: Mairehau High

students Kees

Gifford-Whanau and

Michael Scanlan will be

able to stay connected

with their school using its

new app.

sports team, a year level or a

scholarship study group.”

The app was developed in

conjunction with Snapp Mobile

and has other features, which

include parents being able to

send in absences, contact school

staff, sync with the school events

calendar, daily notices and

newsletters.

The school is excited to launch

the app to the community and

Ms Swanson said it hopes to

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SCHOOLS

Maddi likes

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argument

REBUTTING: Rangi

Ruru Girls’ School

student Maddi Halliday

has been selected for

the Canterbury schools’

debating team. Maddi

and her team mates

will compete at the

national championships

in Wellington on May

26-28.

CAMP: Isleworth

School pupils

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camp at the

Living Springs

Camp and

Conference

Centre last

week.

CAMP: Overall merit winner Benjamin Larsen and Senior

Constable Chris Dixon.

Mairehau teen impresses

at military, police camp

A MAIREHAU teen has won

the top award at a New Zealand

Defence Force and police camp.

Benjamin Larsen, 17, took

home the overall merit award

at the Blue Light life skills camp

held at the New Zealand Defence

Force base in Burnham.

Blue Light life skills coordinator

Amelia Adcock said

camp staff felt Benjamin was

the most improved student and

had excelled during the four-day

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The camp provides 14 to

17-year-olds from throughout

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science programme in libraries across the city.

There will be fun activities and new topics each

week. This week will be the ‘it’s a gas’ workshop.

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interest in science. The programme will run from

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Orchestral Extravaganza

Wednesday, 7.30pm

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Christ’s College, St Margaret’s

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there is no booking required.

Christ’s College Assembly Hall,

Rolleston Ave, Christchurch

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Knit and Yarn

Friday, 10.30-noon

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Fendalton Dental Surgery, on the Idris

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our patients tell us so we can address each of

their dental problems and help them achieve

good oral health,” says Keith.

A major component of Keith’s work is

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people that are very nervous about visiting

the dentist. He has performed more than

2000 Intravenous sedation procedures and

the clinic is equipped with the latest advanced

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For people with damaged or missing teeth,

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of having crowns, permanent implants or

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advantage of helping clients regain their

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Dr Keith Chiang,

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feature of this home.

Beautifully presented with a large living

room opening onto your own private

courtyard that is bathed in sunshine. With

three bedrooms and the bonus of either a

large fourth bedroom or studio/office there

is room for a family or flatmates.

A double garage with internal access will

let you put your cars away safely for the

night plus there is room for two cars in

front of the garage as well.

Designed for easy living with just enough

garden to potter in but not enough to

destroy your enjoyment of the weekend.

Open Home Dates: Saturday 1 April

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. See you at the open

home or to arrange a private viewing

of this property call Debbie Pettigrew

from Harcourts Grenadier Beckenham

(Licensed Agent REAA 2008) now on 337

1316 or 027 777 0411

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Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100

Community Events

Hire

Trades & Services

Trades & Services

Trades & Services

ALCOHOLICS

ANONYMOUS, If you

want to have a drink thats

your business. If you want

to stop, we can help. Phone

0800 229-6757

Computers

ALL

YOUR

COMPUTER

WORRIES SOLVED!

*$30.00 off your first

service with this coupon!*

No problem too big or

small from home PC’s to

business networks. PC

slow? An end to Viruses,

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hassle-free computing.

Lost files recovered.

Microsoft Certified,

MCSE, MCP+l. 30 years

experience. Call Andrew

Buxton this week on 326-

6740 or 027 435-7596

for $30.00 off* Custom

Computers Christchurch

Curtains

www.curtainfabric-outlet.com

Half Price Sale

from $5 per mtre

Call at Our Shop

CURTAIN FABRIC OUTLET

71 Hawdon St Sydenham

Ph 366-5026

Gardening

& Supplies

A GARDEN OR

LANDSCAPING TIDY

UP? Shrub, hedge &

tree pruning, Lawns,

Gardening, consistently

reliable general property

upkeep, Dip. Hort. 10

yrs experience, One off

tidy ups or on-going

service. Nick’s Property

Maintenance. Keeping

your garden beautiful.

Free Quote. Ph. 942-4440

Holiday

Accommodation

QUEENSLAND SUN-

SHINE COAST AUSTRA-

LIA Resort, Ocean Views,

Balconies, Self Contained,

1 or 2 B/R Ensuite,

Heated Pool, Spa, Sauna,

Free Internet, Shops,

Restaurants, Tennis, Surf

Club & Patrolled Beach,

Public Transport at door.

Ask for our SEASONAL

SPECIALS. Phone 61 7

544-35011 Email: reception@mandolin.com.au

www.mandolin.com.au

REntal

Free Delivery

and Installation

Terms and conditions apply

NEED A

FRIDGE • WASHER

TV • FURNITURE ?

Call Mr Rental - 0800 111 313

Visit www.mrrental.co.nz

123 Blenheim Road, Riccarton

Open Monday to Saturday

Personals

GENTLEMAN

would like to find a social

sexual sincere, hottie

to generate warmth and

compatibility for winter

months ahead

0276594425

IS THERE A

lady in the city who would

like

to be spoiled and have

some quality male

company.

A single well presented

lady slimmish and tallish

who has a bubbly warm

friendly personality.

You would be mature

and have family off your

hands,

and is ready for the next

phase of your life.

I am a 5ft 11 ,95kg slim

to athletic witty fun and

generous

professional guy,

single living on own in

Avonhead.

Write to me: Andy P.O

Box 1919 Christchurch.

A photo would be

appreciated. All replies

answered.

MAN

on his own seeks female

on own

to compare notes why we

are in this position,

and maybe to do something

about it 3583634

MAN SEEKS vibrant and

energetic tall slender lady

40 to 60

as partner for dancing..

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MAN SEEKS vibrant and

energetic tall slender lady

40 to 60

as partner for dancing..

alanjamieson@xtra.co.nz

Trades & Services

GARAGE CARPET

You’ll be amazed at what a multi-purpose room

your garage becomes when you add carpet and it

only costs around $35m2.

Part of the Protecta Coatings Group

We only use New Zealand made,

100% UV resistant specialised carpet.

We also paint garage and workshop floors.

www.protectafloorings.co.nz

Call now 021 488 025

Trades & Services

DEADLINE

31 st March!

We can help you with:

Payroll

Accounts

Trades & Services

PAINTER

Michael Kelly Painters

Locally owned and

operated family

business.

25+ years Experience

• Painting • Wallpapering

• Interior • Exterior

Free Quotes

Phone

Michael 0212 649 492

michaelkellypainter@hotmail.co.nz

kitchen renovation

Kitchen looking tired?

Revitalize with new colour at a

fraction of replacement cost

• Alterations & Hardware available

• Laminated Kitchens no problem

• ‘On Site’ finishing available

• Over 20 years experience

• Free Quotes with no obligation

• All Joinery & Furniture repair & Spraycoatings

PABLO’S PAINTWORKS

27 Birmingham Drive, Middleton

03 338 6280 | 021 541 323

pablospaints@xtra.co.nz

www.pablospaintworks.co.nz

Compliance

Tax Returns

We come to you!

www.expressbookkeeping.co.nz

Trades & Services

painter

Price Family

Painters Ltd

Interior/Exterior

Wallpapering/Painting

Gib Stopping

Free Quotes

EQC Opt Out

Fletcher Accredited

Project Management

HEAT PUMP

CLEANING

$79.00

(Autumn Special)

Indoor and Outdoor units

Save money - don’t have

a poorly performing

heat pump

New units, repairs and

electrical work

0800 AA HEAT

0800 22 4328

& Property Maintenance

Paving

Patio - Pathways - Driveways

Lawns and Gardens

Planting - Raised Vege Gardens

Readylawn - Irrigation - Fencing

General Maintenance

Water Blasting - Gutter Cleaning

Rental Property Maintenance

Section Clearing - Weed Spraying

20 Years Experience

Locally owned and operated

Free Quotes - Competitive Pricing

Blair Gibson 027 699 5815

• Replacement/new roofing

• Colour Steel gutter & fascia

• Flue & log burner installs

• Skytube/light installs

• Earthquake repairs

Licence Building

Practitioner LBP

Member of the Roofing

Association

DCM ROOFING LTD

The Roofing Specialists

PHONE IAIN

027 445 5597

iain@dcmroofing.co.nz

Phone: Morton 021 667 444

Email: mortonprice@xtra.co.nz

www.pricefamilypainters.co.nz

PAINTING &

WALLPAPERING

• Satisfaction

guaranteed

• Over 30 years

experience

• Reliable &

honest

Please call

Ray Martin Ltd

021 770 551

or 359 5520

r.martin@globe.net.nz

PLUMBER

Michael

Gale

Plumbing Ltd

PROMPT SERVICE

For all

Plumbing

•Roofing/

spouting

•Maintenance

•Installations

8790441AA

Small work

no problem

Ph 364 7080 (24 hour)

Mob 027 438 3943

Lawns, Gardens

& Home Cleaning

9185885AA

Free Quotes

Professional, personalised

service. Regular &

one-offs. Fixed price.

Ph: 377-5814

For all your property and

cleaning requirements

Trained, insured & security

screened owner/operators

Multi-award winning

systems & Franchises

Franchises Available

www.fviphomeservices.co.nz

EQC CASH SETTLEMENT

We will re-scope your property to ensure

you have been paid in full to cover all

your repair costs.

None of the properties that we have

re-scoped so far has been paid the

correct amount to repair their damage.

EXAMPLES

•Yaldhurst Road Initially $3,800 after our

re-scope payment received $46,320

•Wairakei Road Initially $7,575 after our

re-scope payment received $38,182

•Prossers Road Initially $19,827 after our

re-scope payment received $60,273

•Kaplan Avenue Initially $859 after our

re-scope payment received $34,931

•Liverton Crescent Initially $11,000 after our

re-scope payment received $29,842

•Dalkeith Street Initially $5,000 after our

re-scope payment received $8,945

• We have re-scoped 50 properties who have been under

paid for their repairs.

• Have your initial repairs failed?

• Did you receive your full entitlement?

• Do not pay your excess until all repairs are completed.

• General under payments are: Asbestos testing and

exterior lead paint, peeling wallpaper, cracking in exterior

plaster not repaired correctly.

For re-scoping and all earthquake repairs

including painting and redecorating.

Enquire now Phone 021-667-444

Trades & Services

ROOF

PAINTING

Rope & harness

a speciality,

no scaffolding

required,

30 years of

breathtaking

experience.

FREE QUOTES

Exterior staining,

exterior painting,

moss and mould

treatment and

waterblasting

Phone Kevin

027 561 4629

GLAZING

Stephen Thom

Glazing 2012 Ltd.

(Under New Management)

• Mirrors

• New Glazing

• Pet Door

Specialists

• Frameless

Showers

• Splashbacks

WE CAN DO YOUR

WORK NOW

9155874AA

ALL BROKEN

WINDOWS

Phone Cushla

03 352 6225

or 027 352 6225

Trades & Services

BEST BATHROOMS

full renovation specialists,

LBP, repairs &

maintenance ph 03 387-

0770 or 027 245-5226

BRICKLAyER

George Lockyer. Over

30 years bricklaying

experience. UK trained.

Licensed Building

Practitioner number

BP105608. Insurance

work. EQC repairs.

Heritage brickwork a

speciality. No job too

small. Governors Bay.

Home 329-9344, Cell

027 684-4046, email

karengeorge@xtra.co.nz

Trades & Services

BUILDER

For all building work

but specialist in bathroom

renovations, 30 yrs

experience, with service

and integrity. Free Quotes.

Ph Lachlan 383-1723 or

0274 367-067.

BUILDER

LICENSED, available for

all aspects of building.

Please call 027 241-7471

or 335-0265

CARRIER

Local, experienced,

friendly, trade-me

purchases, single items

to truck loads, furniture

to whatever, removals &

trade deliveries a specialty.

Ph GEH 341-5069

****************

CARPET & VInyL

LAyIng

Repairs, uplifting,

relaying, restretching,

E mail jflattery@xtra.

co.nz,

ph 0800 003 181

or 027 2407416

CARPET CLEAnIng

and free deodorising,

3 rooms & hallway

from $59, over 20 yrs

experience ph 027 220-

2256

CHIMnEy SWEEP

Txt 027 669 4681 lve

msge 359 6970 Nor West

area only $50

DRAInLAyER

Reg, all types, inclds soak

holes, 20yrs exp. ph 028

408-0121

ECO HOME CLEAnIng

Experienced in commercial

and private premises. I

have a current POLICE

CHECK available to

view and reference from

a business owner. Eco

store products used and

provided if desired $25hr.

Jo 0273204379

ELECTRICIAn

REgISTERED

for all electrical

installations & repairs Ph

03 322 4209 or 021 026

73375

FURnITURE

REMOVALS

Large Trucks $95 +

GST per hour 7 day NZ

wide, packing & moving,

Professional Company,

Professional Service.

Canterbury Relocations

Ltd. ph 0800 359 9313


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Tuesday March 28 2017

NOR’WEST NEWS

Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100

Trades & Services

Trades & Services

Trades & Services

Tuition

Public Notices

GAS

PLUMBING,DRAINAGE

& HEATING. 24/7

service. Ph Mike Cairns

Gas & Plumbing 021 132

8929 or 03 326 7949

OVEN CLEANING

Professional cleans

$50.00. Gift Vouchers

avail. Phone 0800 683-

6253 or 027 228-0025

PAINTING

Decorating Wingfields

Contracting, all interior

& exterior painting & all

forms of interior plastering

& jib fixing, ph Mark 021

171-1586 or 355-5994

PAINTER

Top quality work, interior/

exterior, pensioners

discount, free quotes, 30

years experience, I stand

by Canterbury, ph Wayne

your friendly painter

03 385-4348 or 027 274-

3541

PAINTER

Available, All aspects in

painting. Very competitive

in roofs and fences. Please

call 027 241-7471 or 335-

0265

PLASTERER

Gib Stopping, Small

job specialty. 30 + years

experience. Ring 0800

387-369

PLUMBER

ALF THORPE

PLUMBING Certifying

Plumber for all types of

plumbing, maintenance,

spouting, alterations etc.

Phone 352-7402 or 0274-

350-231

PLUMBER

A Top Plumbing job

completed at a fair price,

prompt service, all work

guaranteed, Ph Brian 960-

7673 or 021 112-3492

ROOFING

Qualified & Licenced

Practitioner. Re-Roof &

Repairs, all types. Member

New Zealand Roofing

Association. Over 35 years

experience. Phone John

027 432-3822 or 351-9147

email

co.nz

SHOE REPAIRS

johnmill@ihug.

Belfast engraving.Shoe

repairs,key cutting &

engraving.(10 yrs exp)683

Main North Rd

ph 027 3113423

SPOUTING CLEANING

Spouting Unblocked,

Cleaned Out and Flushed

Out. Also Full Handyman

Services Available. Call

Trevor 332 8949 or 021

043-2034

STONEMASON, BRICK

& BLOCKLAYER,

Earthquake Repairs, Grind

Out & Repoint, River/

Oamaru stone, Schist,

Volcanic Rock, Paving,

all Alterations new & old,

Quality Workmanship,

visit www.featureworks.

co.nz or ph 027 601-3145

TILER/CARPENTER

35 years exp, no job

too small. Ph Ross 027

4311440.

TILER

25 yrs exp.All aspects of

tiling professionally done.

Ph Greg 027 434 9160

TREE WORK

Hedge trimming, stump

grinding, rubbish removed,

small job specialty Ph

Andrew 03 322-8341 or

027 435-8759

TREES BIG OR SMALL

tree removal, trimming,

stump grinding, shelterbelt

clean up, section clearing,

rubbish removals,

excavation work, ph Trees

Big or Small, for a free

quote, 021 061 4783

T.V. SERVICE CENTRE

Repairs, tvs, microwaves,

stereos, DVD. Aerial

installations and kitsets,

480 Moorhouse Ave, ph 03

379 1400

UPHOLSTERER

Dining Chairs, Lounge

suites, Caravan Squabs

etc. recovered. Free

Quotes. Phone Graeme

383-1448

VHS VIDEO TAPES

& all camera tapes

converted to DVD, video

taping special occasions,

www.grahamsvideo.co.nz

ph 03 338-1655

WATERBLASTING

Quality Job, Quick Service

by skilled tradesman, Ph

Richard Severin at Jet-X

0800 538 969 Free quotes,

visit www.jetx.co.nz

WINDOW CLEANING

Average 3 bdrm house

inside or out $40. Both

$70. Phone Trevor 344-

2170

Piano

Raewyn Clegg

Registered Teacher of

Piano and Theory of

Music.

29 Lancewood Drive

Halswell

Ph 322-9377

Wanted To Buy

AAA Buying goods

quality furniture,

Beds, Stoves, Washing

machines, Fridge Freezers.

Same day service. Selwyn

Dealers. Phone 980 5812

or 027 313 8156

A+ Household effects,

fridges, freezers, washing

machines, ovens. Good

cash paid. Ph Paul 022

0891 671

TOOLS Garden,

garage, woodworking,

mechanical, engineering,

sawbenches, lathes, cash

buyer, ph 355-2045

Public Notices

Weka Pass Railway

Waipara, North Canterbury

We are RUNNING

SUNDAY 2nd APRIL

Running 1st & 3rd

Sunday of every month

Phone 0800wekapass

Depart Glenmark Station

11.30am & 2.00pm

www.wekapassrailway.co.nz

Burnside High

School

Board of Trustees

Casual Vacancy for

an elected trustee

A casual vacancy

has occurred on the

board of trustees for

an elected parent

representative.

The board has resolved

under section 105

of the Education

Act 1989 to fill the

vacancy by selection.

If ten percent or more

of eligible voters on

the school roll ask the

board, within 28 days

of this notice being

published, to hold a

by-election to fill the

vancy, then a

by-election will be held.

Any eligible voter

who wishes to ask

the board to hold a

by-election should

write to:

The Chair

Board of Trustees

Burnside High School

Greers Road

PO Box 29677

Christchurch 8540

by: 20th April.

ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS HERE

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(03) 379 1100

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Nothing but the hard hitting hits

from these legendary acts

‘Famous for their roasts!’

RESTAURANT & CAFÉ

Kid's SPECIAL

Two courses

Seniors SPECIAL

Two courses

$10

We are family friendly. Great Kids menu plus designated play area.

Soup/Roast or

Roast/Dessert

Special available lunch only

Monday - Saturday 12pm - 2.30pm

$20

Start your

day with us

We are open from 6.30am

Cooked

breakfasts

$18

Check out our extensive

breakfast menu from

Continental to Cooked

The

RACECOURSE HOTEL

& Motorlodge

118 Racecourse Rd, Sockburn,

Christchurch. Ph 03 342 7150

www.racecoursehotel.co.nz

MADSEN Promotions return to the Hornby

Workingmens Club this Saturday 1st April with

another outstanding evening’s entertainment.

Based in Nelson, Paul Madsen and company

have been delivering top class shows, both

nationally and internationally, for nearly two

decades. eir shows are always well received at the

Hornby WMC.

Forthcoming e Super Star Show has been

delighting audiences around New Zealand for the

past 15 years. Performances have included opening

of Super Rugby games, to TV appearances

including TVNZ’s hit show ‘Stars In Your Eyes’,

through to corporate events, Chartered Club

circuits and theatre appearances, not to mention a

couple of stints in Las Vegas.

“e Super Star Show is ten separate shows

packed into one,” said Paul Madsen. “Full of hits

with heaps of costume changes we cover super stars

such as BeeGees, Eagles, Elvis, Neil Diamond,

Jersey Boys, through to Queen and many more.

Nothing but the hard hitting hits from these

legendary acts.”

e Super Star Show starring Paul Madsen and

band appears at the Hornby Workingmens Club

this Saturday 1st April.

Tickets $20 on sale now at the club office, phone

349 9026. 8pm start.

CAFE

open from 11am

TAB & Gaming

Function Facilities

HOUSIE

Tues, Thurs, Sat

SHUTTLE

Tues - Sat

LIVE MUSIC WITH

BOBBY

BROWN

7PM THIS FRIDAY

in Whitfords Bar

WHAT’S ON

Open 7 Days from 5.30pm

LIVE MUSIC WITH

BOTTLE

JACKS

7PM THIS SATURDAY

in Sports Bar

NOW SERVING

available

from

9am

Breakfast

HAPPY

HOUR

5PM - 7PM

DAILY

Lunch & Dinner

All you can eat, 7 days

Bookings Essential

PH 386 0088

fb.com/GardenHotelRestaurant www.gardenhotel.co.nz

Live Music:

Rhonda Campbell

6PM.FRI.31 MAR

PHONE 385 8880 FIND US ON FACEBOOK fb.com/GBCCHCH

THE GARDEN HOTEL COMPLEX | 110 MARSHLAND RD

www.gardenhotel.co.nz | phone 385 3132

www.newbrightonclub.co.nz

GREAT

DINING

- downstairs -

ClubBISTRO

Open Tuesday to Saturday

12pm-2pm and from 5pm

Midweek $10

SPECIAL ROAST

Available Tuesday,

Wednesday, & Thursday

TUESDAYS &

THURSDAYS

Members Lucky

Card Draw

TAB POD

GAMING ROOM

FUNCTION ROOMS

SHUTTLE RUNNING

Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat

SUNDAY

30th April

ALL YOU

CAN EAT

BUFFET

$25

BOOK NOW!

PIERVIEW RESTAURANT

GREAT

DINING

- upstairs -

PIERVIEW

Restaurant

Quality a la carte

with a view!

Open from 5.30pm

FRIDAY, SATURDAY

& SUNDAY

SORRY, RESTAURANT

FULLY BOOKED

Friday 31 March

FRIDAY SPECIAL:

SIRLOIN STEAK

or

CHICKEN BREAST

WITH JACKET POTATO

& SALAD BAR

$22!

SUNDAY SPECIAL:

3 courses

$25

NOW OPEN FOR

SUNDAY

BRUNCH

By the Seaside!

10.30am-2pm

202 Marine Parade

Ph 388-9416

Members, guests and affiliates welcome

H ORNBY

WORKINGMEN’S

CLUB

«WHAT'S ON«

SATURDAY 1 APRIL

4.30PM

ANDY GILMOUR

8PM

A&P duo

ANTHONY & PETER

SATURDAY 1 APRIL, 8PM

(UPSTAIRS)

MADSEN PROMOTIONS

PRESENTS

BEE GEES, EAGLES, QUEEN

SUPERSTAR SHOW

feat. PAUL MADSEN & BAND

Tickets $20 at club office.

«COMING UP«

FRIDAY 21 APRIL, 8PM

THE TONER SISTERS

with special guests

TOM SHARPLIN & REMEDY

COUNTRY & RnR

Tickets $20 at club office.

Hornby WMC, 17 Carmen Rd,

Hornby. Phone 03 349 9026

www.hornbyworkingmensclub.co.nz

Members, guests & affiliates welcome


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