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Southern View: July 26, 2016

Southern View: July 26,

FREE TUESDAY jULY 26 2016 379 7100 Southern Make your GP team your first call 24/7. 9 12 3 6 View Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Award winning publishing group Bellbird (Korimako) Spreydon, Hoon Hay, Hillmorton, Cracroft, Cashmere, St Martins, Somerfield, Sydenham, Addington, Waltham, Opawa, Beckenham, Huntsbury, Woolston Huge response for jobs at new supermarket • By Tom Doudney ABOUT 450 people have applied for between 60 and 70 jobs on offer at a new Woolston Supermarket. Construction of the New World Ferry Rd supermarket is almost complete and the recruitment process has begun. The store will open, next to the existing New World Ferry Rd, on September 7. Applications closed on Wednesday and owner Greg Boock said he hadn’t expected to receive so many. “I suddenly had to rejig my calendar,” he said. “The positive thing is to be able to bring new jobs into the community.” He had hired a recruitment company to help him work through the large number of applications. The 60-70 new jobs were additional to the 42 existing staff members who would be making the move from the existing supermarket into the new one. Mr Boock said management would be putting contracts in front of people during the next two weeks, starting with the butchers’ and bakers’ positions. There had been applications from all over the city. While those who lived locally would PLENTY OF INTEREST: New World Ferry Rd owner Greg Boock’s advertisement for staff at the new Woolston supermarket has been met with a flood of applications. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN not necessarily be prioritised for positions, there had been strong interest from local high school students. “We are keeping an open mind on it – we are after the best applicants,” Mr Boock said. “But I think it’s good that a lot Special introductory offer of local students have applied.” Woolston Main Street Business Association acting chairman Stephen Hardman said the new supermarket could only be a good thing for businesses in the area. “I think I can speak for everybody in the street to say that we are delighted the store is going to be open in a couple of months.” The new supermarket has a footprint of about 3000 sq m, about four times the area of the existing store. Hot Hot Deal FIT A FUJITSU on 8KW Heat PumP The e3 Design Series retains all of the super-efficient e3 6.0KW breakthrough heat pump system. These stylish heat $2,599 installed pumps have an elegant, compact finish and include “Model FUJITSU ASTG18KUCA” (Conditions apply) intelligent Heat features Pump that makes for Just the series a leader in both form and $2,999 function. They include human sensors, simple and intuitive LIMITED controls and unique extra features to improve the comfort Six and Year STOCK health of your home lifestyle. Warranty Fujitsu ASTG24L 8 KW PH 377 Fully 0034 Installed* OR 0800 800 750 PH 377 0034 OR 0800 800 734 * Installation is back to back with up 5 meter pipe run electrical run up to three meters, in home assessment recommended Email: 6/105 Coleridge St, Sydenham, Christchurch * Conditions apply. Normal lending criteria, booking fee and annual account fee applies. Limited stock. ouse Installed back to back, up to 3 metre pIpe run and electrIcal supply wIthIn 6 metres. of earing Email: 10 5 only BE QUICK 100% NZ Owned & Operated Improvements include wider aisles, automated self-service checkouts and an expanded range of products. The existing supermarket will be demolished with the site converted to a car park area for the new supermarket. Please hurry this special offer ends: 31st July 2016. Remember to bring your voucher to your appointment. CLINIC PHONE Fendalton 03 351 3535 Halswell 03 322 4326 Rangiora 03 310 7355 Papanui 0800 333 606 Kaiapoi Ashburton 03 0800 307333 8949 606 Ashburton 03 307 8949