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The Star: May 11, 2017

The Star: May 11,

Your local paper - keeping our future generations informed HOSPITAL CAR PARKING CRISIS PHOTO: GILBERT WEALLEANS Could Hagley Park be the solution? • By Gabrielle Stuart THE SOLUTION to Christchurch Hospital’s car parking crisis could be Hagley Park. The Star has learned, turning an area of Hospital Corner across the road from the hospital is a possibility and has been discussed informally by the Canterbury District Health Board. The parking situation at the hospital is in chaos, brought on by the central city rebuild and ongoing road works which take more off-street parking. Health board member Jo Kane said more parking was urgently needed. Hagley Park was an ideal location. She said the health board had discussed it informally but had not taken it further. “The only issue was it would leave us with nowhere to land the rescue helicopters,” she said. The CDHB has set aside land on Antigua St for a parking building, but it cannot be cleared until hospital services there can be moved to new buildings. That is set to take about three years. CDHB chief executive David Meates said parking at Hagley Park had been discussed but was “not an option” being formally considered. He would not give his view on the idea. A Development Christchurch report in January found up to 2000 extra car parks would be needed long-term, and closer to 3000 during the hospital rebuild. •Turn to page 4 Fujitsu Heat Pump at a HOt HOt Price Conditions Hot Hot Deal apply* on 8KW Heat PumP Model ASTG14LUCB 5.4kW Hi Wall Fujitsu ASTG24L 8 KW Heat Pump for Just $1,999 Six Year Warranty Fully Installed* $2,999 *Model ASTG14LUCB installed back to back, up to three metre pipe run and electrical supply within 6 metres. Six Year PH 377 0034 Warranty OR 0800 800 734 DON’T MISS OUT! Fully Installed* www.dimockheatpumps.co.nz | Email: sales@dimocks.net.nz 15/114 Sawyers Arms Road, Sydenham, Installed Christchurch back to back, up to 3 metre pIpe run and electrIcal supply wIthIn 6 metres. PH 377 0034 OR 0800 800 734 * Conditions apply. Normal lending criteria, booking fee and annual account fee applies. Limited stock. BLINDS...Cleaned, Repaired & Restored... Restore your oiled CEDAR BLINDS with our NEW re-oiling service. Rejuvenate your lacquered CEDAR BLINDS High-tech Cleaning We clean and repair all types of blinds – Venetians, Cedar, Verticals, Roller, Hollands, Romans and Pleated – with environmentally friendly 10 cleaning 5 onlyproducts. Temperature Controlled Drying BE QUICK Re-oiling & Rejuvenating Fabric Blinds - eg Austrian & Roman New Blind Sales Priced from $30 Same Day Pick Up & Drop Off We offer a same-day, pick up and drop off service for most types of blinds. Bookings are required. Convenient Location Drop blinds into us by 9am, at 330 Cashel Street (near the Fitzgerald end), and collect them at the end of the day. Roller Blinds cleaned from as little as $20 per blind OPEN Mon - Fri 8.00am to 5.00pm Ph 377 0770, 330 Cashel St www.blindcare.co.nz < SCAN QR code for Info