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Pegasus Post: May 30, 2017

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4 Tuesday May 30 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi News S Av O U R t h E At m O S P h E R E For an iconic shopping experience & the best selection of street food the city has to offer Brighton plans outlined •From page 1 Mr Cations said he supported the work DCL was doing in New Brighton. They faced a difficult job, he said, with a number of building owners who “just don’t care. They just sit there and land bank. You can’t do anything then.” Paper Plus owner Blair Hughes agreed some “terrible property owners” were holding things back. “I assume that’s something DCL and the council will look at.” He said DCL were on the right track with the playground development, hot salt water pools and moves to shrink the retail area and increase residential land. “They at least understand you can’t just do one thing and assume you’ll fix PEGASUS POST Brighton. Frankly, so far they’ve done more than anybody else.” On the beach side of Marine Pde, the new playground, surf lifesaving club and the hot pools line-up along the waterfront. Mr Hall said the concept plans were still being worked on and it would be later next month before he could release more detail. ACHIEVERS O P E n n O w f OOd COURt Dose Sushi The Burger Joint Dimitri’s Greek Kebabs American Delight Berry Healthy Base Woodfired Pizza Fritzweiners Maree’s Lebanese Kebabs Pure Pulp Tiki Taco A Mouse Called Bean Wild Bites Noodle Monk Gaslight Taverna Freyburgs Fish and Chips Cosy Cafe Paradise Dumplings J Bings Herba Gourmet Coq au Van REtA il Cosmic Hunters and Collectors Hapa TradeAid Stencil NZ Post / Kiwibank Simply New Zealand The General Store Metromart Meccano Untouched World Champions of the World Barkers ShOP tO win Win lunch for 4 people at Black Estate Vineyard, flying there and back with Christchurch Helicopters, piloted by Richie McCaw Enter in store or online SECURE YOUR SPACE tO d AY Limited retail spaces available 0800 00 11 78 STAFF CELEBRATION: Fresh Choice Parklands recently held a morning tea to acknowledge seven long-serving employees. Each staff member was given a plaque commemorating their achievement. Together the staff members have a combined 90 years of service. (Front left) Brett Curry, 10 years; Vicki Oakden, 10 years; Roslie Mead, 25 years; Karen Freeman, 10 years; Aimee Fluhler, 10 years. (Back left) Kirsty Brown, owner/operator; Edward Benton, 10 years, Carl Overend, 15 years; Julian Brown, owner/operator. ​ Open frOm 10am daily cashel street (Bridge Of rememBrance end)

PEGASUS POST Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Tuesday May 30 2017 5 News Eastern schools roll out new zones • By Sarla Donovan FAMILIES NEED to plan ahead if they want to send their children to Bromley School as a new enrolment zone takes effect next term. Bromley School principal Scot Kinley said he’d recently turned away 15 five-year-old pupils wanting to Scot Kinley attend the school, as it was already above capacity. Roll growth has prompted the Ministry of Education to implement zones around Bromley and several other schools in the city’s east. The enrolment zone will restrict Bromley’s roll to 320. Mr Kinley is concerned the local community doesn’t know about the changes that are happening. “They’re not aware that their THE TIMEFRAME for public feedback on Burwood’s Horseshoe Lake Reserve has been extended. The reserve will have its original earthquake-damaged sevenspace car park replaced with a larger one, but the city council CHANGES: Bromley School’s popularity has lead to an enrolment zone being put in place. children may not be able to go to the school they want them to.” He said parents of pre-schoolers will have to plan ahead and think about where they lived in relation to school choice. “This is a massive issue for wants feedback on whether to replace the footbridge or remove it and build a rockery across the stream instead. The bridge replacement would cost an extra $50,000, but it was likely to be damaged again if another earthquake struck. people in this area.” Bromley’s roll, currently at 382, is expected to rise to 400 by the end of the year. Mr Kinley said even with the loss of the year 6 pupils, they would start 2018 above their capacity of 320 and it would be a gradual A cheaper option would involve placing rocks in the stream bed which people could use to cross the waterway. This would not impact on the flow of the stream as there were other rocks upstream, the city council said. process of “managing the roll down.” Other schools in the east of the city are bringing in enrolment schemes as rolls continue to grow. Linwood North School had its enrolment zone confirmed by the Ministry of Education this week. It will give the school a capacity of 400. Principal Sandra Smith said the school roll, currently at 275, was “rapidly increasing.” She said it would need to open an extra classroom next term to accommodate new entrants for the rest of the year. Linwood Avenue School has started working with the ministry on a potential school zone. •People wanting information on the Bromley enrolment zone should phone the school on 389 7716. The Linwood North School zone is on its website – Quake repairs to Horseshoe Lake Reserve delayed The walkway would then be rebuilt on more stable ground closer to the road, and the $50,000 saving could be used for other work within the reserve. The consultation period runs until June 9. In Brief MARATHON TRAFFIC DELAYS Expect delays if travelling near the ASB Christchurch Marathon route on Sunday morning. There will be limited crossing opportunities at Stanmore and Gayhurst Rds but long delays. The city council is encouraging people to use Anzac Dr/Pages Rd or Deans Ave to get around the course. RAWHITI UNITS SOLD Twenty units used for temporary accommodation after the earthquakes have been sold. The units at Rawhiti Domain were offered to farmers displaced by the Kaikoura earthquake for $24,510 with Government meeting the costs of transport. Sixteen units will be transported to farms in Hurunui, Kaikoura and Marlborough districts and the remaining four will be used to create a temporary village in Waiau. ‘CODE BROWN’ SOLUTION Free nappies at city council-owned pools has been suggested as a way to reduce the number of times pools closed down because of ‘code brown’ incidents. Coastal-Burwood Community Board member Tim Baker said the nappies could be provided free to all parents of small children, or offered to those who chose not to purchase a nappy onsite. 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