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Dark sky reserves mooted for

areas of city and peninsula

• By Bridget Rutherford

Karolin Potter

CALLS TO regulate

light pollution in parts of

Christchurch and Banks

Peninsula to establish dark sky

reserves have been reignited.

The Spreydon-Cashmere

Community has asked city

council staff to provide advice on

whether there are any lighting

level controls in the city.

Board chairwoman Karolin

Potter raised the idea.

She said the

city council

could designate

particular areas,

such as around

Summit Rd, part

of the residential

red zone,

Halswell Quarry

Park, and areas and beaches in

Banks Peninsula, as dark sky

reserves where no lights could be

installed.

Those areas had little light pollution

at night already, she said.

They would be similar to the

Aoraki Mackenzie International

Dark Sky Reserve near Tekapo,

where artificial light pollution

was strictly controlled.

It comes as the city council is

in the process of converting its

street lights to LED technology.

Ms Potter said not every street

and laneway needed to be lit up,

as light bounced off from other

TIMELY: The Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board says the city council is currently upgrading its street lights to LED

technology, so it is the right time to discuss dark sky reserves.

PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER

streets. People walking at night

would be encouraged to take

safer routes that did have lighting,

she said.

The reserves would benefit the

flora and fauna, nocturnal species

and star-gazers, she said.

“The city has no designated

dark sky places and if we don’t do

that soon, then they will all go.”

It comes after Emeritus Professor

of Astronomy John Hearnshaw

called for the residential red

zone to be turned into a dark sky

reserve last year.

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Tuesday December 19 2017 3

News

Board leaders sneak back in

• By Emily O’Connell

MIKE MORA and Helen

Broughton have survived

being overthrown in their

roles as chairman and deputy

chairwoman of the Halswell-

Hornby-Riccarton Community

Board.

But they keep their positions

because they also cast a vote –

for themselves.

Four members voted to oust

the pair at last week’s board

meeting – Riccarton Ward city

councillor Vicki Buck, Halswell

Ward city councillor Anne

Galloway and board members

Natalie Bryden and Catherine

Chu.

But chairman Mora and

deputy chairwoman Broughton

with supporters Hornby Ward

city councillor Jimmy Chen and

board members Ross McFarlane

and Debbie Mora ensured

they scraped back in with a 5-4

majority.

The board decided to review

the positions a year ago – a

decision that Mrs Broughton is

calling “very unusual.”

Ms Bryden said she voted

against the current chairs

because sometimes change can

be good.

She said a few people may have

been interested in becoming

chair, but she wasn’t sure

who.

Ms Bryden didn’t wish to

comment on whether she thinks

the chairs have done a good job.

Mrs Broughton thought

the voting “was slightly

unacceptable.”

She thought there would be

more votes to keep the status

quo.

Mike Mora said he wasn’t

surprised and he was “happy

with the result.”

Save Denton Park group

member Marc Duff believes

Mr Mora’s stance on Denton

Park may have affected the

vote.

“Maybe Mr Mora is paying

the price for voting for Kyle

Park and speaking out against

Denton Park, but he at least

showed he can listen to his

community,” he said.

Mr Mora said anything

controversial can cause tension

and it’s especially difficult when

you don’t get all the information

“in a timely fashion.”

Mr Mora and Mrs Broughton

will remain in their roles until

the next local body elections in

October 2019.

NO CHANGE:

Halswell-Hornby-

Riccarton

Community

Board members

Vicki Buck

(left), deputy

chairwoman

Helen Broughton,

Jimmy Chen,

Natalie Bryden,

chairman Mike

Mora, Anne

Galloway, Ross

McFarlane,

Debby Mora and

Catherine Chu. ​

The board also decided to

hold its meetings at a different

location next year. Future

meetings will be held at the

Fendalton Library and Service

Centre on Jeffreys Rd.

Mrs Broughton said though

the centre is out of the ward, she

believes the library will provide

a better space: “The public can

sit and see and hear all the

board members,” she said.

Mrs Broughton made a

resolution to note any concerns

from constituents. “It’s not set

in stone, but I think it’s worth

doing for at least six months.”

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Fire rages, homes at risk

LINWOOD LIQUOR BAN

Police are calling for a temporary

liquor ban around Linwood

Village on Stanmore Rd before

New Year’s Eve. City councillors

will ask staff to urgently look

into introducing a permanent

ban in the village and Doris Lusk

Reserve, with a temporary ban

in the meantime. City council

staff will also meet with police

to discuss the installation of

cameras in the area. It comes after

concerns over people drinking

and littering in the area.

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News

Manveer Bath

wins star

student award

MANVEER Bath (above) is the

last Kip McGrath Barrington

Star Pupil for the year.

He is in year 4 at Halswell

School and attends twice a

week – once for maths and

once for english.

In maths, Manveer has been

making very pleasing progress.

He is working hard to attain

the knowledge and strategies he

needs and is learning to apply

what he learns. He is also doing

his best to answer all maths

questions in his homework.

Manveer is a pleasure to teach.

He works quietly and carefully

to complete his class tasks

and his tutor, Miss Hoggan, enjoys

having him in her session

and looks forward to Manveer

continuing to make great progress

next year.

Well done Manveer.

Pupils first to ride new cycleway

LINWOOD AVENUE School

pupils pedalled their way into

the history books last week

when they became the first to

ride on the Rapanui-Shag Rock

cycleway.

The first stage of the cycleway

was officially opened on

Wednesday morning.

It takes cyclists from Linwood

Park, through Linwood, into the

city centre – a journey of about

2.5km.

Eventually the cycleway will

stretch as far east as the Ferrymead

Bridge, where it will

link to the Christchurch Coastal

Pathway.

For Linwood Avenue School

pupils, the opening provided a

chance to not only try out the

new cycleway, but also a new

bicycle.

Some of the bicyles the school

used for cycle safety training

were stolen earlier this year so

a few city council staff donated

their old bikes to ICEcycles to

repair. ICEcycles have already

repaired and gifted one to a

student for Christmas.

The remaining bikes will be

distributed to the school early in

the new year.

“It’s fantastic to see the kids

on their bikes and enjoying the

new cycleway,’’ said Innes Ward

city councillor Pauline Cotter,

LINWOOD FLYER: Linwood Avenue School pupil Flute Kovati

was one of the first people to ride along the Rapanui-Shag

Rock cycleway. ​

who heads the city council’s

infrastructure, transport and

environment committee.

“The new cycleway routes are

about making it safer for kids

and people of all ages to cycle so

we become less reliant on cars

and lead healthier, active lives.

Hopefully, some of the kids

using the cycleway today will

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Now

Fire rages, homes at risk

become regular users,’’ said Cr

Cotter, who officially opened

the cycleway with Associate

Transport Minister Julie Anne

Genter.

The city council is building

13 major cycleway routes across

Christchurch.

Three routes – the Papanui

Parallel, the Little River Link

and the Uni-Cycle – have been

completed or substantially

completed. The remaining 10

are in various stages of planning

and implementation.

In late October and early

November, the city council

surveyed 625 cyclists who were

using the completed routes to

gauge their thoughts on the

cycleways.

Ninety-four per cent of people

who answered the survey

said they thought the new

physically separated cycleways

had improved their safety and

cycling comfort.

Eighty-three per cent stated

the new separated cycleways

had played a role in encouraging

them to make more trips by

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Ninety-two per cent of people

surveyed said they either

strongly agreed or agreed that

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Tuesday December 19 2017 5

News

Villa Maria gets pope’s blessing

• By Emily O’Connell

VILLA MARIA College received

a surprise message from afar – a

blessing from Pope Francis.

The papal blessing is thought

to be a first for the college in its

100-year history, arriving ahead

of the centennial celebrations

early next year.

Principal Deborah Brosnahan

said the blessing is confirmation

the school is in line with the

pope’s teachings.

She said the blessing, which

came as a surprise, is a “beautiful

item” which means a lot to

the school.

The original block of land on

Peer St was owned by a wealthy

Christchurch family – the

Wakefields – who named the

property “Peerswick” after a

race horse named “The Peer.”

When the Wakefield’s riches

turned to rags, the property was

sold.

The next family to take over

the property built a two-storey

house on the land, which they

named “St Barbe,” only to suffer

a similar financial fate and the

home and land had to be sold.

After another short period of

private ownership, the building

and land was eventually purchased

by the Sisters of Mercy,

BEST WISHES: Pope Francis has sent his blessing to Villa Maria College in celebration of its

100th-birthday early next year. The document is held by Sophie Hunter (left), year 7, principal

Deborah Brosnahan and Jade Tonkin, year 8.

PHOTO (right): KERI CROMPTON ​

who wanted to educate young

women, often forgotten by

educational institutions in those

days.

The sisters named the

property Villa Maria meaning

“house of Mary” and developed

a boarding and day school for

the girls of Canterbury.

Villa Maria was considered

out in the country – some

distance from the rest of

Christchurch, and many pupils

boarded.

Villa was staffed for many

years by nuns, and had a sister

principal up until 1992, when

the first “lay” principal was appointed.

The blessing will be on display

as part of a comprehensive

history exhibition during the

school’s centennial celebrations.

•Time capsule, p12

Local

News

Now

Call for

dark sky

reserves

Fire rages, homes at risk

Tim Scandrett

•From page 1

At the time, he said a dark sky

reserve would be a good night

time use for the space.

Ms Potter said she expected to

get the staff advice back in the

New Year.

She said once

they knew what

rules were in

place, she could

progress the

idea.

City councillor

Tim Scandrett

said now

was the time to discuss the issue

because of the replacement of the

street lights to LED technology.

“If we look at Tekapo, their

lights on the streets focus on an

area that needs the light,” he said.

“We can be a lot more clever

with the light we use. We’re rebuilding

a city, and I don’t know if

that has come to the fore.”

•HAVE YOUR SAY: Do

you think there should

be dark sky reserves in

parts of Christchurch and

Banks Peninsula? Email

your thoughts to bridget.

rutherford@starmedia.kiwi

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Tuesday December 19 2017 7

News

Drama group to premiere

romantic Aussie musical

• By Emily O’Connell

THE HALSWELL Drama Group

will be the first in the country to

premiere an Australian musical

written by the brother of a

Wiggle.

It will be taking the stage with

Who Loves Me? in August.

The musical is written by

Australian singer and songwriter

John Field.

Halswell Drama Group vicepresident

Tim Gunther said

they’re “really excited” to perform

the musical.

He said Mr Field’s brother,

Anthony Field, co-founded The

Wiggles.

Mr Field helped his brother

write some of the music for the

popular children’s show.

Mr Gunther said the Field family

are well known in Australia as

successful musicians, writers and

actors.

Who Loves Me? follows the

story of Enzo Bellini, proprietor of

Bellini’s Cafe, whose one last wish

is to see his heartbroken daughter

Sophia Bellini happy again.

Sophia finds herself on a giant

billboard across from the cafe put

up by her father, proclaiming her

“the jewel of the city” and inviting

interested suitors to call into

Bellini’s Cafe.

Not long after, a second new

billboard appears with a mysterious

inscription – but who was

responsible for it?

Mr Gunther said they’re planning

on doing six shows, with the

opening night being on August 17.

He said there’s additional pressure

for the cast, with Mr Field

planning to travel across the Tasman

for the opening night.

Mr Gunther said cast auditions

will be in March and he would

like to “encourage people to put

themselves out there.”

•For auditioning information,

email Halswelldramagroup@

outlook.com.

ENTERTAINMENT: Who Loves Me? author John Field is not the

only musical member in his family – his brother Anthony (left) is

the co-founder of the popular children’s show The Wiggles.

SUCCESSFUL:

The man

behind Who

Loves Me?

John Field

with Origin

Theatrical

managing

director Kim

Ransley. ​

• By Sarla Donovan

VANDALS HAVE damaged

a new $20,000 plastic roof at

the Bromley School swimming

pool.

They cut a hole big

enough for a person

to climb through last

Saturday.

Contractor Darren

King had recently finished

putting on the new

roof.

“It’s never going to

look nice for another

eight years (when it will be

replaced),“ Mr King said.

“It’s like cutting a hole in a

tent – you can patch it but it will

never look the same.”

The roof is made from greenhouse

plastic and shade-cloth

and measures 16m x 30m.

“We’d have to strip it all back

and replace the lot,” Mr King

said.

Principal Scot Kinley said it

was “very disappointing” for

the pupils.

As well as the damaged roof,

the vandals attacked the pool

enclosure.

Local

News

Now

Fire rages, homes at risk

Vandals damage

$20,000 pool cover

• By Emily O’Connell

CHRISTMAS arrived early in

Hoon Hay.

The Hoon Hay Community

Assocation hosted a Christmas

party for residents on Friday.

Families took along

their own picnic dinner and

joined in with Christmas

carols.

Music was provided by Brian

Roper who sang and played

guitar, while carols were led by

Daniel Caigou.

Brianna Sauer and Naomi

Thomson, both 8, sang Feliz

Navidad in English and

Maori to open the carol

singing.

The association, which began

Scot Kinley

They broke the toilet cisterns,

poured liquid soap from the

dispensers into the pool and

threw in chairs and other items.

The pool had to be

completely drained

and cleaned and fresh

chemicals were added,

which Mr Kinley said

was very frustrating

given the city has been

close to imposing water

restrictions.

Mr King went to the

school to repair the

damage on Thursday.

He said it would cost between

$400 to $500 to fix, but his

company Tunnel House Tech

would do the work free of

charge.

“It’s about the kids in that

school . . . those kids wouldn’t

have any other means of

learning to swim.”

Roll growth has prompted

the Ministry of Education

to implement a zone around

Bromley and several other

schools in the city’s east this

year.

Xmas at Hoon Hay

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GIVING BACK: City Harvest chief executive John Milligan (left) and

organiser Joshua Jackson load groceries for 50 Christmas dinners

into their van at South City New World.

PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER

EVERY YEAR Marian College

runs an inquiry-based project

with the junior school.

In the final weeks of the term,

all year 9-10 students were

involved in the end-of-year

collaborative unit, exploring the

theme of beauty.

The teachers got together

with their students to develop

a programme – on an aspect of

beauty which interested them

– with the end result being a

presentation or performance to

the whole junior school.

House group, Takahe 3,

explored “beauty in giving” and

“beauty in older generations”.

There were nine students and

two teachers – Sarah Southen

and Yvonne Teague – in the

group.

The project involved coming

up with a plan and carrying it

out. The students made cards

and boxes for residents at the

nearby St Helenas rest home,

baked cup cakes in their own

time and bought items to give

• By Emily O’Connell

THE Brethren of Lodge Takahe

No. 397, The Freemasons

Charity and City Harvest

are joining forces to help the

hungry at Christmas.

Together they are providing a

Christmas meal to the homes of

50 families across the city.

Organiser Joshua Jackson said

the idea is to provide families

with quality food items to cook

a Christmas meal in their own

homes.

Some of the food was collected

from South City New World

last week, with other items from

the City Harvest food bank.

A team packed and distributed

half of the dinners to the

chosen families’ homes.

This week they will collate the

remaining packs for delivery.

The packages included a

frozen chicken, stuffing, gravy,

Christmas pudding, Lindt

chocolates and fudge.

Mr Jackson said the initiative

is slightly different because they

are giving families luxury items

for a Christmas dinner instead

away. They also planned a special

Christmas trip to the home

together.

St Helenas was chosen as it was

close to the school in Barbadoes

St and the residents warmly

of “just a normal food parcel”.

He hopes the Christmas

dinners will relieve stress and

spread Christmas joy.

“It’s my belief that this drive

will serve as a pilot to test the

feasibility of potentially running

a much larger scale project in

subsequent years,” Mr Jackson

said.

welcomed the students.

Marian College spokeswoman

Fiona McLeod said when

the video of the project was

shown at school, it “brought

tears to the eyes of some

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More details provided each day

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Introduction to iPads

Tuesday, 1-2.30pm

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Mid-Week Laughter Club

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School sends capsule into future

ON THE eve of Villa Maria

College’s 100 th birthday, students

have been working on a very

forward-thinking project – a

time capsule to be opened in

2068.

Teacher Mikaela Hood has

been working with her students

to decide what items should be

included in the capsule.

“Two year 12 history classes

were studying historical sources

and as part of

their learning

look into

different time

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Mikaela

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Tuesday December 19 2017

historians

could use these

sources,” Ms

Hood said.

She said the idea of the college

creating a time capsule evolved

from this.

Year 9 social studies classes

have been involved in collecting

the items to be included.

Year 9E photographed the

school, collected artefacts

and asked principal Deborah

Brosnahan to write a letter to the

school’s future principal.

Year 9G wrote letters

discussing school life and their

experiences at the college.

“I like the idea of putting

letters into the time capsule

explaining what our lives are

like today, to be opened and read

in 2068,” year 9 student Sarah

Williams said.

Along with letters detailing

the present day life of a high

schooler, the classes included a

2017 college magazine, school

tie, photographs, canteen menu,

centennial pin and a school

swimming cap, among other

items.

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“I like that I’ll still be alive

when it’s opened again in 50

years,” year 9 student Paris Wardle

said.

Villa Maria College will mark

a century of Catholic education

in February.

Opened and staffed by the

Sisters of Mercy in 1918, the

college has come a long way

from the 14 pupils enrolled on its

first day.

Registrations are now open for

the Villa Maria College centennial

weekend on February 16-18.

The events planned include

a family carnival day, sophisticated

ball and special centennial

mass.

The college’s history will

be told, with the launch of a

book written by historian and

author Sean Brosnahan, and a

photographic exhibition for all

to view.

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Festive Season Survival Tips

Healthy snacks are always popular

Christmas is a time for celebration,

spending time with friends and

family and enjoying festive foods

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Here are some simple tips to help you

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• Don’t try to lose weight over the festive

season. With parties, families and all the

special foods that go with Christmas, it’s

going to be just about impossible! Your

main aim should be to maintain your weight

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• Eat regular meals. If you skip meals you

are more likely to fill up on high fat snacks.

It only takes a few of these snacks to add

up to more calories than your usual meal.

• Avoid going to a function hungry, you

can easily eat a lot of party food in a short

time. Have a small snack beforehand like a

bowl of cereal, yoghurt or a sandwich are

quick and will help fill you up. It will also

help if you are well hydrated, so try drinking

a few glasses of water before you arrive.

• Deep fried foods, crumbed and battered

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fat. Choose fruit, vegetable or bread based

snacks.

• If you are hosting the party, offer your

guests a range of healthy snacks. Always

popular are hummus or salsa dips with

vegetable sticks.

• If you are taking a plate, make yours a

healthy option. How about a platter of fruit

currently in season?

• Listen to your body and stop eating

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• Just say ‘No” to food – mentally

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practice strategies to decline food offers. For

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party you’re more likely to hover around the

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Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

Tuesday December 19 2017

SOUTHERN VIEW

Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100

Computers

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Gardening

& Supplies

A GARDEN OR

LANDSCAPING TIDY

UP? Shrub, hedge &

tree pruning, Lawns,

Gardening, consistently

reliable general property

upkeep, Dip. Hort. 10

yrs experience, One off

tidy ups or on-going

service. Nick’s Property

Maintenance. Keeping

your garden beautiful.

Free Quote. Ph. 942-4440

LANDSCAPE GARDEN

PROFESSIONAL

LAWNMOWING &

GARDEN SERVICES.

Mowing, hedges,

guttercleaning,

waterblasting, green

waste & rubbish removal.

Regular maintenance or

one off garden tidy. Free

quote. Call Pete Atomic

Lawn & Garden Services

021 086 15512

Holiday

Accommodation

Qualified Horticulturist,

offering expert, garden

makeovers, design and

landscaping, for free

quotes call Bryce 027 688-

8196 or 0508 242-733

QUEENSLAND SUN-

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LIA Resort, Ocean Views,

Balconies, Self Contained,

1 or 2 B/R Ensuite,

Heated Pool, Spa, Sauna,

Free Internet, Shops,

Restaurants, Tennis, Surf

Club & Patrolled Beach,

Public Transport at door.

Ask for our SEASONAL

SPECIALS. Phone 61 7

544-35011 Email: reception@mandolin.com.au

www.mandolin.com.au

Entertainment

Health & Beauty

FOOTCARE

OASIS

Senior Citizens Foot Care

25 Conway Street, Spreydon

Treating hard thick nails, calluses

and corns finishing with a foot massage

Price $30 Allow 45 mins

Home Visits available by appointment

Therapist – Amanda

(30 years experience)

Ph. 942-6036 for an appointment

HOURS ARE FLEXIBLE

Enjoy outdoor living all year round

• House, deck, carport & window canopy etc

• Warm & dry in winter

• UV protection for summer

• Customised & Tailored

• Café curtains fitted

• 5 year warranty

Trades & Services

ARCHGOLA

15 months

INTEREST FREE

Normal lending criteria apply

Chris Thorndycroft

Grant Stewart

Ph 0508 272 446 | www.archgola.co.nz

Need a

Trades & Services

BUILDERS

Builder?

For all your building

needs

Experienced and

reliable builders

All renovations

Decking and fencing

New builds

No job too small

No obligation quote

Contact us today

to discuss your

building project!

Phone Richard

022 159 4820

junk

Trades & Services

HOUSE

CLEARING

Are you

moving house

or trying to

downsize?

Call All Clear

Canterbury. We work

with you to recycle,

sell and dispose of

unwanted items.

Ph: 03 260 0934

or 021 078 4553

raewynlcooke@gmail.com

www.allclearcanterbury.co.nz

ROOF

PAINTING

Rope & harness

a speciality,

no scaffolding

required,

30 years of

breathtaking

experience.

FREE QUOTES

Exterior staining,

exterior painting,

moss and mould

treatment and

waterblasting

Phone Kevin

027 561 4629

Trades & Services

AAA HAnDyMAn

licensed carpenter

LBP, all property and

building maintenance,

repairs, bathroom/shower

installations, with free

quotes 03 383 1927 or 027

245 5226 ciey@xtra.co.nz

BRiCKlAyER

George Lockyer. Over

35 years bricklaying

experience. UK trained.

Licensed Building

Practitioner number

BP105608. Insurance

work. EQC repairs.

Heritage brickwork and

stonework a speciality. No

job too small. Governors

Bay. Home 329-9344,

Cell 027 684 4046, email

georgelockyer@xtra.co.nz

BUilDER

For all building work

but specialist in bathroom

renovations, 30 yrs

experience, with service

and integrity. Free Quotes.

Ph Lachlan 383-1723 or

0274 367-067.

BUilDER

LICENSED, available for

all aspects of building.

Please call 027 241-7471

or 335-0265

Why go to the Dump? Junkman comes to you!

Items too big for the rubbish bin?

Or too heavy for you to move?

Junkman comes to FROM

you & takes it away $

65 *

*Prices vary depending on items and volume – minimum charge $65

Trades & Services

CARPET & Vinyl

lAying

Repairs, uplifting,

relaying, restretching,

E mail jflattery@xtra.

co.nz

ph 0800 003 181

or 027 2407416

CARPEnTER

HAnDyMAn

Small Job Specialists,

Carpentry, Repairs,

Decking & Maintenance,

40 years experience, no

job too small, Ph Warren

03 322-1103 or 027 697-

8541

PAinTER

Quality work, I stand by

Canterbury Ph Wayne

03 385-4348 or 027 274

3541

PAinTing DECoRATing

Wingfields Contracting,

all interior & exterior

painting & all forms of

interior plastering & jib

fixing, ph Mark 021 171-

1586 or 355-5994

PAinTER

Available, All aspects in

painting. Very competitive

in roofs and fences. Please

call 027 241-7471 or 335-

0265

PlASTERER

Gib Stopping, Small

job specialty. 30 + years

experience. Ring 0800

387-369

PlUMBER

For prompt service for all

plumbing maintenance,

repairs and alterations.

Phone Michael 364 7080

or 027 438 3943

PlUMBER

ALF THORPE

PLUMBING Certifying

Plumber for all types of

plumbing, maintenance,

spouting, alterations etc.

Phone 352-7402 or 0274-

350-231

STonEMASon, BRiCK

& BloCKlAyER

Earthquake Repairs, Grind

Out & Repoint, River/

Oamaru stone, Schist,

Volcanic Rock, Paving,

all Alterations new & old,

Quality Workmanship,

visit www.featureworks.

co.nz or ph 027 601-3145

T.V. SERViCE CEnTRE

Repairs, tvs, microwaves,

stereos, DVD. Aerial

installations and kitsets,

480 Moorhouse Ave, ph 03

379 1400

VHS ViDEo TAPES

& all camera tapes

converted to DVD, video

taping special occasions,

www.grahamsvideo.co.nz

ph 03 338-1655

0800 586 5626

www.junkman.co.nz office@junkman.co.nz

Trades & Services

WinDoW ClEAning

Average 3 bdrm house

inside or out $40. Both

$70. Phone Trevor 344-

2170

Wanted To Buy

AAA Buying goods

quality furniture,

Beds, Stoves, Washing

machines, Fridge Freezers.

Same day service. Selwyn

Dealers. Phone 980 5812

or 027 313 8156

TOOLS Garden,

garage, woodworking,

mechanical, engineering,

sawbenches, lathes, cash

buyer, ph 355-2045

WHITEWARE

WANTED Cash for

fridges, freezers, dryers,

washing machines, ovens.

Top prices paid for good

working machines. Ph

Dave anytime 960-8440 or

027 6622 116

Christmas

Church

Services

Christmas at the

Transitional Cathedral

THURSDAY 21 DECEMBER

3.00pm Children’s Christmas Service

with Animals

FRIDAY 22 DECEMBER

12.05pm Holy Eucharist

SUNDAY 24 DECEMBER

~ Christmas Eve

8.00am Holy Eucharist

10.00am Choral Eucharist

Preacher: Bishop Victoria Matthews

Music: The Cathedral Choir

6.00pm Carol Recital by the Cathedral Choir

10.30pm Carol Singing

11.15pm The First Eucharist of

Christmas

Preacher: Dean Lawrence Kimberley

Music: The Cathedral Choir

MONDAY 25 DECEMBER ~ Christmas

8.00am Holy Eucharist & Carols

10.00am Choral Eucharist

Preacher: Revd Ben Randall

Music: The Cathedral Choir

5.00pm Choral Evensong

Music: The men of the Cathedral Choir

234 Hereford St

Latimer Square

Anglican

ChristChurch

Cathedral

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Regular Sundays

9am at St Nicholas, 231 Barrington St

10.30am at St Saviour’s, 200 Colombo St

Christmas Eve

10am Service at St Saviour’s, 200 Colombo St

6pm Kids’ Service at St Nicholas, 231 Barrington St

11.30pm Midnight Service at St Saviour’s,

200 Colombo St

Christmas Day

9.30am at St Nicholas, 231 Barrington St

9.30am at St Saviour’s, 200 Colombo St

Phone 332-2921, info@stsaviours.org.nz


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Tuesday December 19 2017 19

What’s On

Entertainment

Christchurch’s only

SEASIDE CLUB

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

MEMBERS LUCKY CARD DRAW

NEW YEARS EVE

FUNCTION ROOMS | GAMING ROOM

SHUTTLE SERVICE Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat

To advertise, contact

Jo Fuller 027 458 8590

jo.fuller@starmedia.kiwi

DINE BY THE SEA!

UPSTAIRS

Pierview A la Carte Restaurant.

The restaurant is open from 5.30pm

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and for

Sunday Brunch from 10.30am to 2pm.

SUNDAY NIGHT BUFFET

LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

NEXT BUFFET : BOOK NOW!

NEW YEAR’S EVE

Sunday 31st Dec, from 5.30pm

DOWNSTAIRS : CLUB BISTRO

Open Tuesday to Saturday

from 12pm - 2pm & from 5pm.

New Brighton Club

202 Marine Pde | Ph 388-9416

www.newbrightonclub.co.nz

Members, guests and affiliates welcome

Get all ‘Christmasy’ with us!

PRE-CHRISTMAS FUNCTIONS,

PARTIES, WORK BREAK UPS,

CHECK THIS OUT!

TWO COURSE THREE COURSE

FESTIVE MENU FESTIVE MENU

ONLY

$

30

EACH

ONLY

$

45

EACH

AVAILABLE LUNCH & DINNER DAILY

UNTIL 24/12/16 FOR PARTIES OF 10 OR MORE

SORRY, WE ARE CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY

‘TIS THE

SEASON

TO BE

JOLLY

CHRISTMAS

IN THE

BUFFET

RESTAURANT

The

RESTAURANT & CAFÉ

0pen daily from 6.30am

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

RACECOURSE HOTEL

& Motorlodge

118 Racecourse Rd, Sockburn,

Christchurch. Ph 03 342 7150

www.racecoursehotel.co.nz

Members Weekly

Cash Draws

Thursdays

$200 Jackpotting

Cash Draw

Drawn Member must be present

to claim the cash.

If not claimed the $200 jackpots

to the following week until won.

Folding Fridays

Four chances to win $50

$2 per ticket to enter

H ORNBY

WORKINGMEN’S

CLUB

LET US

ENTERTAIN YOU!

WESTVIEW LOUNGE

THIS SATURDAY, 8PM:

MAIDEN ENGLAND

We wish

everyone

a very

happy & safe

festive season

from the

Club CAFE

Christmas Cheers

Meal Deal

Members that purchase any main

meal at the Riverview Restaurant

can receive a complimentary

glass of tap beer, cider or

house wine. Free soft drink or

coffee for designated driver.

Lucky Dip Christmas

Gift Draws

$1000 of prizes to be won!

Purchase any house wine or tap beer/

cider & go in the draw to win a lucky dip

present. Drawn at 10am following day.

Member will be contacted.

50 Colombo St, Cashmere | Ph: 03 332 0092, Fax: 03 337 3772 | www.cashmereclub.co.nz

Chalmers

Restaurant

FREE DESSERT

FRIDAY & SATURDAY

EXTENSIVE CARVERY FROM 5.30PM PRICED AT

ONLY $22.50 PER PERSON AND DESSERT’S ON US!

PLEASE NOTE:

CHALMERS CLOSES FOR HOLIDAYS

SAT 23 DEC, REOPENING THURS 11 JAN

NEW SUMMER MENU

TAKE A LOOK! HERE’S SOME OF OUR TASTY NEW DISHES

Ceasar Salad Thai Beef Salad

Club CAFE

GF & V options available

LUNCH & DINNER DAILY

The Hornby Club | ph 03 349 9026 | 17 Carmen Rd | Hornby

www.hornbywmc.co.nz | Members, guests & affiliates welcome

Steak Sandwich

The Buffet Restaurant

will be closed from

Tuesday 26th Dec 2017,

reopening on

Thursday 4th Jan 2018.

We wish everyone a

very happy Christmas

and look forward to

seeing you all in the

New Year.

Lunch & Dinner

All you can eat, 7 days

Bookings Essential

PH 386 0088

fb.com/GardenHotelRestaurant

www.gardenhotel.co.nz

SERVING

HAPPY HOUR

5PM - 7PM DAILY

OUR CABINET ITEMS

ARE HOMEMADE

CREATED FRESH ON SITE DAILY

$12

LUNCH

SPECIALS

COFFEE

HAPPY

H O U R

2PM-4PM

DAILY

$3.50

Offer available for a limited time

and includes tea, hot chocolate

MON: ROAST MEAL

TUE: FISH & CHIPS

WED: FISH BURGER

THU: ROAST MEAL

SAT: FISH & CHIPS

AVAILABLE

FROM

11.30AM-2PM

FOR A

LIMITED TIME

GBC will be closed from 25th to 28th Dec 2017,

and 1st to 3rd Jan 2018. We will resume normal

business hours from Thursday 4th Jan 2018.

PHONE 385 8880 FIND US ON FACEBOOK fb.com/GBCCHCH

THE GARDEN HOTEL COMPLEX | 110 MARSHLAND RD

www.gardenhotel.co.nz | phone 385 3132


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Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

SOUTHERN VIEW

christmas

trading hours

Tuesday 19 December

Wednesday 20 December

Thursday 21 December

Friday 22 December

Saturday 23 December

Sunday24 December

Monday 25 December

Tuesday 26 December

Wednesday 27 December

Thursday 28 December

Friday 29 December

Saturday 30 December

Sunday 31 December

Monday 1 January

Tuesday 2 January

Wednesday 3 January

9.00 am – 6.00 pm

9.00 am – 8.00 pm

9.00 am – 8.00 pm

9.00 am - 8.00 pm

9.00 am - 6.00 pm

9.00 am - 5.00 pm

CLOSED

10.00 am – 5.00 pm

10.00 am - 5.00 pm

10.00 am - 5.00 pm

10.00 am - 5.00 pm

9.00 am - 6.00 pm

10.00 am - 5.00 pm

CLOSED

10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Normal Hours resume

PLUS! Meet Bella the Barrington Christmas Fairy! Bella will be spreading

Christmas cheer and random acts of kindness to all. Selfies welcome!

In residence from 18 – 24 December, 11.00 am – 4.00 pm daily.

FREE

WIFI

for that perfect gift

Gift Vouchers available from our

Centre Management Office located upstairs

between Subway and Maxwell Drycleaners

www.barringtonshopping.co.nz

256 Barrington Street, Christchurch 8024 • Ph. 03 332 4221

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