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Southern View: December 13, 2016

Southern View: December 13,

FREE TUESDAY DECEMBER 13 2016 379 7100 Southern View Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Award winning publishing group Bellbird (Korimako) RICCARTON CLINIC Book Online via our new website 4 Yaldhurst Road, near Countdown at Church Corner OPEN 7 DAYS PHONE: 343 3661 Spreydon, Hoon Hay, Hillmorton, Cracroft, Cashmere, St Martins, Somerfield, Sydenham, Addington, Waltham, Opawa, Beckenham, Huntsbury, Woolston KEA FOR LIFE: Neil Michel has been made a life member of Linwood rugby league after decades of service. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN Great club man rewarded • By Gordon Findlater WELL KNOWN rugby league identity Neil Michel has been made a life member of the Linwood club. Mr Michel’s tireless contributions at all levels of the club over many decades were acknowledged at the club’s annual meeting last week. He moved to Christchurch from Invercargill with his family when he was 12, and it NUK KORAKO NATIONAL LIST MP BASED IN THE PORT HILLS I run weekly mobile office constituency clinics around the Port Hills. For dates and locations please visit my website. You can also contact my office if there is anything I can help you with. OFFICE: 6/950 Ferry Road, Ferrymead EMAIL: WEBSITE: PHONE: 03 384 0008 Working hard for our community Authorised by Nuk Korako, 6/950 Ferry Road, Ferrymead, Christchurch didn’t take long for him to take up the 13-man code with the Keas. “We moved onto Jollie St and all the kids in my neighbourhood were playing rugby league. I had only grown up playing rugby union but I picked it up straight away,” he said. The club has since become an integral part of his life. Mr Michel even met his wife Tracey through the club. Their son also played for the club. The now 54-year-old played through the grades until premier Bs and hung his boots up when he was 28. Mr Michel took on the role of club captain when he was 19 and has coached a number of Linwood youth teams. A highlight of his coaching stint was taking the same group of boys to four grand-finals from 12s through to 16s level. •Turn to page 5 Houses go; car parks remain in cycleway plan • By Caitlin Miles NEARLY 30 changes to the Quarryman’s Trail cycleway plan has not stopped houses being earmarked for demolition so car parks can remain. The preferred option for the $15.5 million cycleway plans to connect Barrington St with Roker St by creating a pathway, which would require demolishing two units. The city council still deems this the “best option” even after 37 submitters specifically opposed this part of the plan. City council head of transport Chris Gregory said 29 minor changes were made to address some of the concerns raised through the 466 submissions. Twenty-nine per cent wanted changes made to the route. ouse of earing CLINIC PHONE Fendalton 03 351 3535 Halswell 03 322 4326 Rangiora 03 310 7355 Ashburton 03 307 8949 Blenheim 03 579 5353 Greymouth 03 768 5528 Sixty one per cent supported the plan and eight per cent totally opposed it. “We had some great submissions come in with some really constructive ideas and as a consequence we’ve made a number of changes that we hope will go some way to alleviating people’s concerns,” Mr Gregory said. Thirty seven opposed and 18 supported the specific part of the plan which involves purchasing land between Roker and Barrington Sts but Mr Gregory said the project team decided it was still the best option. “We could put the cycleway along Milton St but we would have to remove all the on street parking which would have a detrimental effect on the business there,” he said. •Turn to page 5 AMAZING ISLAND MIRACLE OIL DILO OIL – The Remarkable Skin Rejuvenator As seen on Rachel Hunter’s Tour of Beauty •• Remarkable•skin•anti-aging•&•healing• properties •• Super•absorbing.•Can•penetrate•all•three• layers•of•the•skin•offering•exceptional•cell• hydration•&•regeneration •• Ideal•for•scars,•blemishes,•wrinkles,• &•skin•ailments•including•eczema,• psoriasis,•acne,•rashes,•bites,•sores,• burns,•etc. •• 100%•natural,•Certified•Organic,• absolutely•no•additives •• Highly•effective Mail Order Available Amazing Price 50 ml only•$19.90 100ml only•$29.90 Bringing You The Best In Natural Health MARSHALLS HEALTH & NATURAL THERAPY CONSULTING - PRESCRIBING - DISPENSING - MANUFACTURING MEDICAL HERBALISTS 110 seaVIeW roaD, NeW BrIGHToN (Just past C.N.B School) pHoNe 388 5757 - KNOWLEDGE MAKES THE DIFFERENCE - - We are alWaYs HappY To Help! -