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Pegasus Post: January 09, 2018

Pegasus Post: January 09,

TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018 Locally Owned www.star.kiwi jo hayes christchurch east Call to make an appointment P: 384 9459 • By Julia Evans NEW BRIGHTON radio dials will be set to 88.3FM with the upcoming relaunch of the local station. Run to support Jonty Enter the Star Media City2Surf to help Jonty Gray and other children like him fight cancer. Page 5-6 Page 9 And it’ll be the first port of call in the event of a natural disaster. Radio New Brighton station manager Jill Nuth (above) is getting ready for its reopening with a new studio and a new set of programming. Mrs Nuth said the station would broadcast a wide range of music starting from the 50s. Its range covers from North Summer favourite Check out this simple steak and mushroom pie recipe. New Brighton issues across the airwaves Beach to Southshore, she said. “But part of what we’ll do, is we have the power to go live to air at any time. Doesn’t matter what time of day,” she said. •Turn to page 3 www.national.org.nz Authorised by Jo Hayes Unit 6/950 Ferry Road, Christchurch New beach playground bin gets more rubbish than it can handle • By Julia Evans PEOPLE ARE flocking from across the city to check out New Brighton’s new $8 million beachside playground. But the popularity of the playground is more than its rubbish bin can handle. On Facebook, New Brighton residents have called on the city council to increase the amount of bins or times it is emptied at the Marine Pde playground. Residents say more often than not the playground bin and others in the area are full and overflowing. There is one bin next to the new playground’s toilet block, a ‘Bigbelly’ smart bin which sends city council staff a message when it is full and needs emptying. There are other bins along the beach and by the old New Brighton playground. When Pegasus Post went down to the park on Thursday, the city council had just cleared the bins. •Turn to page 3 COOL SUMMER AIR CONDITIONER OFFER! e3 TM Fujitsu 6kW Heat Pump $2,699 FULLY INSTALLED FULLY INSTALLED* MODEL: ASTG18KMCB Accredited installers 10yr workmanship guarantee 6 yr warranty Call for a FREE Home consultation & quotation today! Ph 377 0034 15/114 Sawyers Arms Road www.dimockheatpumps.co.nz email: sales@dimocks.net.nz *Conditions apply. Installed back-to-back, up to three metre pipe run & electrical supply within 6 metres. Pack a it ’ s Picnic, Island Time! 0800 436 574 www.blackcat.co.nz Discover walking tracks, native birds, penguins, the swimming beach and shipwrecks, all on the island that’s only 15 minutes from Christchurch! Start Exploring Otamahua/Quail Island today! DEPARTS: LYTTELTON QUAIL ISLAND Oct – Apr 10.20am 3.30pm Dec – Feb 10.20am & 12.20pm 12.30pm & 3.30pm FARE: adult $30 child $15 return CRUISES LYTTELTON & AKAROA