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Pegasus Post: December 20, 2016

Pegasus Post: December 20,

Land size Land Land size Bedroom Bedroom size Garage Garage Garage Carport Carport Bedroom Bathroom Bathroom Bathroom Lounge Lounge Lounge Carport Car pad Car pad Car pad Boat pad Boat pad Boat pad Dining Dining Land size Toilet Garage Bedroom Bathroom Shower Study Shower Carport Study 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Car pad Lounge Boat pad Pool Tennis court 1 Pool 2 Tennis 3 court 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pool Tennis court Dining Pool Toilet Shower Tennis court Study FREE TUESDAY DECEMBER 20 2016 379 7100 Pegasus Post Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Award winning publishing group From the team at Pegasus Post & Star Media Linwood, Avonside, Richmond, Shirley, Burwood, Dallington, Wainoni, Bromley, Aranui, Avondale, Bexley, New Brighton, Northshore, Queenspark, Parklands, South Brighton Green light for salt water pools FUNDING FOR a $19 million project to build hot salt water pools in New Brighton could be a turning point for the seaside suburb. The city council plans to approve $11 million in additional funding for the project in its next annual plan in February. Coastal-Burwood Community Board chairwoman Kim Money said the $11m will be added to $8m already granted to the project by the city council. The whale pool will be enlarged and heated, a nearby park upgraded, the New Brighton Surf Lifesaving Club redeveloped and coastal work undertaken. $19 MILLION POOLS: The St Clair pools in Dunedin have been touted as one option for the design of New Brighton’s hot salt water pools. ​ “We have turned a corner. I’m absolutely stoked and so are the community. It gives us something to look forward to,” said Mrs Money. “It has been a long time coming. There have been lots of feasibility studies, but now we will finally see some action.” The development will be rolledout in stages, with work to begin straight away on the substantive upgrade of the whale pool playground. Development Christchurch Ltd will bring the wider New Brighton regeneration plan that covers all these projects to city council for funding consideration and approval in February next year, which would enable it to be consulted on as part of the annual plan process. The New Brighton pedestrian mall will also be revamped under a council-developed master plan for the area. “We will see pegs in the ground next year and that is really exciting,” Mrs Money said. She said the plans will be integrated with a city council master plan for New Brighton that involves reducing retail space in the suburb and extending Oram Ave all the way through to Hawke St to provide a shopping precinct sheltered from the easterly. DCL will begin initial planning for the development. Previously, the city council struggled to attract commercial partners after committing $5m to the project last year. More than 920 people responded to council’s call for feedback in October, with 90 per cent wanting the whale in the children’s paddling pool to stay and 85 per cent wanting council to prioritise the hot pool development. Warm welcome for travellers through airport South New Brighton School performed their own original song Home Sweet Home as part of the airport’s 12 Schools of Christmas performances last week. It was one of 12 schools from across Canterbury selected by the airport to perform. A Christchurch Airport spokeswoman said the performances were well attended by friends, families and visitors. DISCOUNTS ON ALREADY DISCOUNTED TYRES! eND OF LINe • LIMITeD STOCK PRICE INCLUDES FITTING & GST Complete Tyre and Auto 175 / 65 / 14 - $65 195 / 60 / 15 - $70 215 / 45 / 17 - $80 215 / 60 / 16 - $80 Canterbury owned and operated 464 Ferry Rd, 03 389 5370 ctawoolston@yahoo.co.nz 8am-7pm Tues-Wed 8am - 5pm Mon Thurs Fri | 9am-3pm Sat New & Used Tyres • Puncture Repairs Batteries • WOF • Balancing Mechanical Repairs • Lube & Servicing Wheel Alignment 850m 2.5 850m 4 2 1 2.5 850m 4 2 1 2.5 4 2 1 850m 4 YOUR FRIENDLY LOCAL PHARMAC 2 1 Your first port of call for health advice in Burwood “We have lost a lot of good friends but we still have a close community 2.5 Robyn Thew • Prescriptions • Medico Packs • Gifts • Health Advice • Dry Cleaning • Passport/ID photos Burwood Pharmacy HEALTH ADVICE MEDI Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, Thurs 9am-6pm 11 Parnwell Street. Ph 383 4814