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2 I Books/Technology<br />

Local place names<br />

rediscovered in new book<br />

Canterbury University Press (CUP) has<br />

this month published Place Names of Banks<br />

Peninsula and the Port Hills, by award-winning<br />

regional historian Gordon Ogilvie.<br />

With a deep knowledge of this part of<br />

New Zealand, Ogilvie challenged himself to<br />

write a comprehensive successor to Johannes<br />

Andersen’s Place-Names of Banks Peninsula, first<br />

published in 1927.<br />

“Andersen’s work is rightly regarded as<br />

a classic, but it’s been out of print for many<br />

years. This new book is a much-needed<br />

successor and is an important addition to<br />

Gordon’s acclaimed histories of the region,”<br />

CUP publisher Catherine Montgomery says.<br />

Ogilvie’s new book is a history of the<br />

place names of Banks Peninsula, Lyttelton<br />

Harbour, the Port Hills and suburbs including<br />

Heathcote, Halswell and Tai Tapu. He has also<br />

been able to include rarely seen sketches and<br />

paintings from the Alexander Turnbull Library<br />

and Christchurch Art Gallery collections.<br />

Ogilvie says researching the linguistic and<br />

cultural significance of place names was<br />

something of a salvage operation, because<br />

many of the people and places identified in the<br />

book are no longer around.<br />

While that was a challenge, the new version<br />

benefits from resources not available during<br />

Andersen’s research a century ago.<br />

“The National Library’s Papers Past online<br />

database allowed me to go back to almost<br />

the very beginning of some place names –<br />

finally settling arguments about the origins<br />

of place names like Okains and Le Bons Bays.<br />

Maps from the National Geographic Board,<br />

museums and galleries also helped,” he says.<br />

The book provides names, explains<br />

their meaning and gives a short history of<br />

communities. English, French and Mãori names<br />

are included – many of which Andersen<br />

sourced directly from kaumãtua 100 years ago.<br />

Tribal differences and spelling variations are<br />

also captured, but mysteries still remain, with<br />

the origins of some unresolved.<br />

“Banks Peninsula, Lyttelton Harbour and the<br />

Port Hills of Christchurch offer a wonderfully<br />

diverse and kaleidoscopic array of names that<br />

speak of the area’s Mãori and colonial history<br />

and the people who have been there before<br />

you,” says Ogilvie.<br />

“I’ve always found the history of places<br />

intriguing and this area is particularly<br />

fascinating with whalers, flax traders, boat<br />

builders, French Catholic priests, Mãori<br />

pã, shooting ranges, timber-milling, farming,<br />

brickworks, breweries, malt works, battle sites<br />

and vineyards all represented.”<br />

Ogilvie has visited most of the area over<br />

many years of research and leisure activities<br />

and says “researching the book was quite an<br />

adventure”.<br />

“My life’s ambition has been to write on<br />

the hills and peninsula because I love them<br />

so much and wanted to share the love and<br />

knowledge with others. I’ve done that now<br />

and hope readers take what I took from it –<br />

the excitement of discovery.”<br />

Place Names of Banks Peninsula and the<br />

Port Hills by gordon ogilvie. Published by<br />

Canterbury University Press. RRP $59.99<br />

About the author<br />

Born in Christchurch in 1934, Gordon<br />

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fruit farm and has lived on or near the Port<br />

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history has been a lifelong passion, but his<br />

22 books also include The Riddle of Richard<br />

Pearse (1973) and Denis Glover: His Life (1999),<br />

which were both Book of the Year finalists.<br />

He has twice won the JM Sherrard Award for<br />

New Zealand Regional History for The Port Hills<br />

of Christchurch (1978) and Banks Peninsula:<br />

Cradle of Canterbury (1990). He balanced his<br />

writing with a busy career as a secondary<br />

school English teacher, including 24 years as<br />

head of English at St Andrew’s College until his<br />

retirement in 1993. In 2000, he was awarded<br />

an honorary Doctorate of Letters from the<br />

University of Canterbury in recognition of his<br />

contribution to the province’s literature. He<br />

received an ONZM for services to historical<br />

research and writing in 2008.<br />

Bridging the technology &<br />

generation gap<br />

Papanui Library, in conjunction with Papanui<br />

High School, has launched a new programme<br />

called GenConnect. The programme was<br />

started at Upper Riccarton Library in 2016<br />

and following its huge success, Papanui<br />

Library is offering this service to residents in<br />

that area.<br />

The idea behind GenConnect is to<br />

increase interactions between the younger<br />

generations and older adults by providing<br />

free technology help. If the programme is<br />

successful at Papanui Library, it will be offered<br />

as a regular programme during the school<br />

terms.<br />

Young people born in the age of digital<br />

technology, and known as digital natives, can<br />

navigate most aspects of it with ease, as they<br />

have an innate understanding of how it works.<br />

But for people who are “digital immigrants”<br />

and have to learn how to use it so they can<br />

enjoy the benefits, they might find it takes a<br />

bit of practice and perseverance before they<br />

feel comfortable using it. Technology is not<br />

particularly intuitive.<br />

This is where GenConnect comes in.<br />

Technology-oriented intergenerational<br />

programmes are a way to bridge the<br />

generational pay gap by providing an<br />

opportunity for interaction. Students help<br />

older adults feel more comfortable with<br />

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• How to use technology to make your life<br />

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Out & AbOut | 3<br />

Putting Amberley on the map<br />

A group of 37 Amberley business owners<br />

have joined forces to launch AmberleyNZ, a<br />

new promotional strategy that highlights the<br />

wide range of eateries, attractions, boutique<br />

retail, experiences and accommodation that<br />

Amberley has to offer.<br />

They were inspired by the fact that business<br />

is booming in Amberley, with 12 new small<br />

businesses having set up shop in the town<br />

over the last two years.<br />

Although Amberley has suffered hardship<br />

following years of ongoing droughts and the<br />

devastating November 2016 earthquake that<br />

impacted the flow of north-bound traffic<br />

through the town, these Amberley business<br />

owners are determined to build on the unique<br />

vibe of their town and cement its reputation<br />

as a memorable destination.<br />

The project was the brainchild of Trish<br />

Coleman, owner of Mumma T’s Trading<br />

Lounge, who approached local designer<br />

Margot Korhonen from Spruce Design +<br />

Marketing to put together a map showcasing<br />

all the exciting places to visit in Amberley.<br />

Claire Inkson from Claire Inkson Photography<br />

then introduced the idea of expanding<br />

the project to include more retailers. The<br />

motivated trio developed the project scope to<br />

promote Amberley, as well as supporting the<br />

entire North Canterbury region. The final step<br />

in the process was approaching other business<br />

owners, who welcomed the “wonderful<br />

step forward” for their town. AmberleyNZ<br />

was launched in late July at the popular<br />

Nor’Wester Café.<br />

A Map showcasing all that Amberley and<br />

the wider region has to offer is available<br />

from a number of retailers, stores and cafes<br />

throughout the town. Trish, Margot and Claire<br />

hope that the map and the new promotion<br />

strategy will encourage visitors to spend more<br />

time in Amberley, while uncovering some of its<br />

hidden gems.<br />

What you will find there…<br />

Just 40 minutes north of Christchurch,<br />

Amberley is the perfect location for a day trip.<br />

Previously considered as an ‘ice-cream stop’,<br />

Amberley now incorporates a unique boutique<br />

shopping experience with plenty of free<br />

parking and not a chain store in sight.<br />

After exploring the main street, stroll<br />

along the side streets to uncover hidden<br />

treasures including quirky Kiwiana stores and<br />

homeware emporiums filled with everything<br />

from Balinese décor to country, modern and<br />

vintage-style interior items. Many retailers<br />

stock items that showcase the artistic talents<br />

of local craftspeople and make ideal gifts.<br />

Lovers of fashion are also catered for with<br />

two edgy clothing boutiques, along with an<br />

iconic clothing store with a cult following built<br />

up during two decades of catering for “real<br />

women”.<br />

When it’s time for a snack or lunch you<br />

will find every need catered for, with choices<br />

including an authentic French bakery, artisan<br />

cafes, fine cuisine and even a craft brewery<br />

with wood-fired pizzas. On Saturdays, the<br />

highly regarded Waipara Valley Farmers’<br />

Market is a great way to experience local<br />

produce and meet the regional growers. The<br />

neighbouring Amberley Craft Market presents<br />

a delightful handicraft experience.<br />

Offering much more than just shopping,<br />

Amberley’s attractions include sculptures,<br />

murals, historic buildings, established parks and<br />

playgrounds, stunning beaches and a growing<br />

network of walking and cycling trails.<br />

After some retail therapy and refuelling<br />

with sumptuous local fare, you can indulge<br />

and pamper yourself at one of the local hair<br />

salons or beauty therapy clinics. These clinics<br />

and salons use quality products, and provide a<br />

Margot Korhonen, left, Claire Inkson and Trish Coleman at the launch of<br />

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to relax and unwind.<br />

The real ingredient that makes Amberley<br />

such a unique and pleasurable experience is<br />

the people. You will meet motivated locals,<br />

inspiring entrepreneurs and business owners<br />

who are passionate about local ingredients,<br />

products and supporting each another. That’s<br />

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4 | fashion<br />

Looking your best -<br />

<strong>50</strong>-plus and onwards<br />

Looking their best is important to women<br />

of any age. <strong>Forward</strong> <strong>50</strong> asks Personal Style<br />

Consultant Joanna Giles of Love Your Look<br />

how women <strong>50</strong>+ can dress to look great and<br />

feel confident.<br />

What advice do you have for<br />

women over <strong>50</strong> who want to<br />

dress ‘on trend’ without looking<br />

as if they are trying too hard to<br />

appear young?<br />

Women <strong>50</strong>+ often mention to me that<br />

they are worried about looking like ‘mutton<br />

dressed as lamb’, but it is actually a problem I<br />

rarely see. My bigger concern is that women<br />

sometimes have a tendency to veer too far<br />

the other way, and dress too old for their age,<br />

‘mutton dressed as dead.’<br />

To avoid this tendency, remember that<br />

Baby Boomers rule the world! Because Baby<br />

Boomers are such a large proportion of the<br />

population they are re-creating the rules for<br />

how women dress at <strong>50</strong>, 60, 70 and beyond.<br />

Just look at what celebrities like Hallee Berry<br />

(<strong>50</strong>), Michelle Pfeiffer (58), Christie Brinkley<br />

(63), Helen Mirren (72) and Judi Dench (82)<br />

are wearing and looking absolutely stunning in.<br />

To feel confident about dressing well for your<br />

age group, choose a celebrity Muse to get<br />

ideas of the fashion looks you could try.<br />

It is important to stay up to date with<br />

fashion and easy to lose your confidence<br />

and get left behind. For a confidence boost<br />

and to keep up with current fashion trends<br />

that will suit you I recommend joining a Style<br />

Course to learn which colours suit your eye<br />

colour and current hair and skin colour, (these<br />

change as we age), which clothing cuts work<br />

for your current body shape (which often also<br />

changes around menopause) and the modern<br />

ways to create stunning outfits out of fashion<br />

separates.<br />

Depending on individual sizes<br />

and body shapes, what types of<br />

garments are most flattering<br />

for women in this age group?<br />

I believe every woman is beautiful. Beauty<br />

is not a particular size, shape, age or skin or<br />

hair colour. Any woman, whether a size 6 or<br />

26+, can look great in colours and clothing<br />

cuts that highlight her assets and quietly<br />

camouflage any problem areas.<br />

The first step is learning which colours suit<br />

you and which cuts of clothes suit your body<br />

shape. The problem is we are all trying to get<br />

a tailor-made fit from off-the-rack garments.<br />

The secret to getting a great fit is to choose<br />

garments that are designed for your body<br />

shape.<br />

This is based on your build, frame or<br />

silhouette. There are three female body shapes,<br />

Straight, Curve and Softened Curve, and each<br />

has unique assets and problems areas and<br />

comes in every size.<br />

Straights go ‘straight up and down’ with no<br />

waist or hips, but have great shoulders and<br />

legs. They feel conscious of weight around the<br />

tummy and upper hips (muffin top, spare tyre).<br />

Kate Middleton and MP Paula Bennett are<br />

Straights. They look great in ‘long lean’ clothing<br />

that defines shoulders and legs and bypasses<br />

the tummy, e.g. volume in top garments and<br />

fitted in trousers and skirts.<br />

Curves go ‘all-in-and-out’ and have beautiful<br />

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and thighs. They suit fitted garments on top<br />

that cinch in at the waist and suit lots of<br />

volume in pants and skirts. Racquel Welch and<br />

Jennifer Lopez are Curves.<br />

Softened Curves have developed a little<br />

tummy after having kids or getting older. They<br />

have beautiful upper bodies (especially their<br />

décolletage) and suit top garments that have<br />

a wider open neckline and soft shaping at the<br />

waist. They suit relaxed trousers and skirts<br />

that hang straight but have a lot of fabric in<br />

them e.g. ‘drape not cling’.<br />

How important is colour and<br />

what role does it play?<br />

Colour is very important as colours that<br />

suit you can make you look healthy and give<br />

you a youthful glow, whereas colours that<br />

don’t suit you can age you, making you look<br />

dull or even unwell.<br />

Your eye colour and current hair and skin<br />

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suit you. The great news is that everyone<br />

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it in the clarity or strength that best suits<br />

them – and you don’t need to carry around a<br />

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silhouette and make them look taller and<br />

slimmer.<br />

Half of us look best in clear, fresh, brighter<br />

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fashion/law | 5<br />

Incapacity & the elderly Trustee<br />

As a nation, our population is ageing.<br />

Alongside this is an increase in the number of<br />

people who can no longer continue to manage<br />

their own affairs due to mental incapacity.<br />

Where the incapacitated person is the Trustee<br />

of a family or discretionary trust that can<br />

make the administration of the trust, all but<br />

impossible.<br />

As most trust deeds require that Trustees<br />

act unanimously, if one Trustee is incapacitated,<br />

and therefore unable to act or participate in<br />

decision making, it will leave the remaining<br />

Trustees, and the Trust itself, in limbo until<br />

such time as that incapacitated Trustee has<br />

been removed.<br />

The removal of an incapacitated trustee can<br />

be effected by:<br />

1. Using the Trust Deed<br />

Where there is a specific power of<br />

appointment held by someone who is alive,<br />

and who is not the incapacitated Trustee,<br />

they can use that power to remove a Trustee,<br />

whether that Trustee is incapacitated or not.<br />

This may require having a difficult conversation<br />

with an ageing Trustee but will save all parties<br />

anxiety, time and money.<br />

2. Section 43 of the Trustee Act 1956<br />

If the Trust Deed is silent as to who<br />

holds the power of appointment, or the<br />

incapacitated Trustee is the Trustee with the<br />

power of appointment, s 43 can be used to<br />

remove the incapacitated Trustee but only<br />

where that Trustee is being replaced by a new<br />

Trustee.<br />

3. Section 51 of the Trustee Act<br />

The Court can, under s 51, exercise its<br />

power to remove an incapacitated Trustee<br />

but only when it is “inexpedient, difficult or<br />

impractical to do so without the assistance<br />

of the Court …” 1 and, as with s 43 above,<br />

only where the incapacitated Trustee is being<br />

replaced.<br />

The Courts also have an inherent<br />

jurisdiction to remove an incapacitated<br />

trustee if the Court is satisfied that it is in the<br />

interests of the beneficiaries and where “…<br />

the continuance of the Trustee would prevent<br />

the trusts being properly executed …” 2<br />

Transferring the Trust Property<br />

Once the incapacitated Trustee has been<br />

removed, any real property owned by the<br />

trust will need to be transferred into the<br />

names of the new Trustees.<br />

An Enduring Power of Attorney in relation<br />

to Property (EPA Property) cannot be used<br />

for this purpose, as this document deals with<br />

personal property and does not extend to<br />

property owned as a Trustee.<br />

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has<br />

confirmed that an Attorney appointed under<br />

an EPA Property cannot sign an Authority &<br />

Instruction Form for an incapacitated Trustee.<br />

That being the case, an application to the<br />

High Court will need to be made for a Vesting<br />

Order, under s 52 of the Trustee Act 1956, to<br />

vest the trust property in the names of the<br />

new Trustees.<br />

As Trustees get older, regular meetings of<br />

the Trustees will be critical for the on-going<br />

management of the Trust. At Harmans we<br />

have experience in dealing with trust law and<br />

estate planning and can help you to ensure<br />

your Trust operates as it should. Give Fleur<br />

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appointment to discuss your situation.<br />

1<br />

AG v Ngati Karewa and Ngati Tahinga Trust 5/11/01,<br />

Randerson J, HC Auckland M2073/99<br />

2<br />

Letterstedt v Broers (1884) 9 App Case 386 (PC)<br />

end of the spectrum (Deep & Gentle Muted).<br />

It’s important to get your colours rechecked<br />

at least every six to seven years as we all<br />

lose colour in our skin and hair as we age.<br />

The clarity you suit will also change when<br />

you change your hair colour, so get checked<br />

anytime you have a drastic change.<br />

What are the staples that form<br />

the basis of a versatile and<br />

stylish wardrobe?<br />

There are several tricks of the trade for<br />

turning a wardrobe full of separates into<br />

stunning co-ordinated outfits. You can also use<br />

these tricks for packing a small co-ordinated<br />

travel wardrobe and as the basis of your<br />

shopping list for effectively adding to your<br />

current wardrobe this season.<br />

1. The Base: a Base is an all-one-colour<br />

look created by wearing a top and bottom in<br />

the same colour and then adding a differentcoloured<br />

outer layer and a necklace or scarf<br />

that references both colours.<br />

2. Bring Bottom Colour Up: when wearing<br />

two contrasting colours e.g. light top with<br />

dark bottom or dark top with light bottom<br />

you will need to ‘bring the bottom colour up’<br />

to create symmetry in your outfit. Simply<br />

choose a necklace or scarf the same colour<br />

as the bottom garment to bring the colour<br />

up. Our eyes like symmetry and you will look<br />

co-ordinated. This principle is particularly<br />

important if adding a third or multiple<br />

additional colours to an outfit.<br />

3. Capsule Wardrobe Formula: 2+2+5=20<br />

Two ‘suits’ e.g. an outer and bottom that work<br />

together as if they were a suit + two necklaces<br />

or scarves the same colour as the bottoms<br />

of the ‘suits’ + five tops that work with all the<br />

other items = 20 different outfits. Each top<br />

has four outer layer combinations.<br />

What about jewellery – is this a<br />

matter of personal taste or are<br />

larger, chunkier pieces not so<br />

appropriate in this age group?<br />

Accessories are the links that turn separates<br />

into great outfits and are also a great way to<br />

express your personality and personal style.<br />

Which jewellery (earrings and necklaces),<br />

scarf-tying techniques, glasses shapes, hair<br />

style and necklines suit you is governed by<br />

whether the natural shape of your inner facial<br />

characteristics (eyebrows, eyes, nose, cheeks,<br />

lips & chin) are more angular or more curved.<br />

Inner facial characteristics often change as we<br />

age, so get yours checked at least every seven<br />

years.<br />

When choosing jewellery also keep in mind<br />

your personal style and scale.<br />

Do you have any suggestions for<br />

what to wear as the seasons<br />

change from winter to spring?<br />

Trans-seasonal dressing is an excellent<br />

technique to use as the seasons change. Simply<br />

layer merino under lighter-weight tops, e.g.<br />

chiffon top with merino underneath and a<br />

jacket or cardigan over the top. Alternatively,<br />

you can use a lighter-weight top without an<br />

under layer and use an outer layer that you<br />

can remove if you need to.<br />

Just remember, if your outfit is like a suit, but<br />

the top you wear underneath and the pants<br />

are contrasting colours on top and bottom,<br />

add a necklace the same colour as the pants,<br />

as that ties the top and bottom together<br />

symmetrically and allows you to remove your<br />

matching outer layer if you get too warm and<br />

you will still have a co-ordinated outfit.

6 | puzzles/ RetiRement living<br />

sUDoKU - EAsY<br />


sUDoKU - mEDiUm<br />

Resort-style retirement living<br />

in Geraldine<br />

QUicK crossworD solUtions pAgE 11<br />

Down<br />

1 Thrive (7)<br />

2 Council tax (5)<br />

3 Absent (7)<br />

4 Heavenly (6)<br />

5 Primary (5)<br />

6 Big cat (7)<br />

7 Sledge-pulling dog (5)<br />

Across<br />

1 Pharaoh’s tomb (7)<br />

5 Muck (5)<br />

8 Curses (5)<br />

9 Sundry (7)<br />

10 Ardent emotion (7)<br />

11 Sycophant (5)<br />

12 Shelter (6)<br />

14 Old salt (3,3)<br />

18 Took part in a play (5)<br />

20 Profane (7)<br />

22 Capital of Iraq (7)<br />

23 Tedium (5)<br />

24 Foe (5)<br />

25 Savings (4,3)<br />

13 Weariness (7)<br />

15 Put into words (7)<br />

16 Young goose (7)<br />

17 Concealed (6)<br />

18 Saunter (5)<br />

19 Papa (5)<br />

21 Light weight (5)<br />

The well-stocked library is popular with residents.<br />

The last stage is under construction at<br />

McKenzie Lifestyle Village but there are still<br />

good sites available. There are also a number<br />

of affordable villas ready for immediate<br />

occupation.<br />

The beautiful Leisure Centre is very popular<br />

with the residents, who make full use of the<br />

swimming and spa pools, gymnasium, craft<br />

room, library and lounge area. Outside, the<br />

bowling green is also popular, along with<br />

Petanque, Mini-golf and Table Bowls. This<br />

coming summer will see Croquet being played<br />

on the Village Green.<br />

The residents’ monthly activities calendar<br />

boasts the following: bowls events, concert<br />

going (Operatunity), shopping trips, lunch<br />

outings, yoga, housie, Qigong (Tai Chi), happy<br />

hour, knitting, quiz nights, cards and games,<br />

book club, Bible discussion, craft sessions, and<br />

there are regular visits by the hairdresser<br />

(weekly) and the podiatrist.<br />

The residents enjoy an enviable resort-style<br />

lifestyle. It is also surprisingly affordable. A<br />

former Christchurch resident, Judith, says, “We<br />

couldn’t have all this for what we are paying if<br />

we were still in Christchurch.”<br />

Another resident, David, says, “My wife and I<br />

have never been so well off as we are now we<br />

have moved to McKenzie Lifestyle Village.”<br />

Geraldine is a great little town with a very<br />

pleasant microclimate. There is plenty to do in<br />

and around the town with art galleries, theatre<br />

and cinema, interesting shops and boutiques,<br />

two museums and a wide range of good places<br />

to eat. For the more adventurous there are<br />

river and forest walks nearby, opportunities<br />

for biking and a choice of two local golf clubs.<br />

For more information you can talk to David<br />

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A new business built on skills & experience<br />

Starting a new career or business after the age of<br />

<strong>50</strong> can be both exciting and daunting. <strong>Forward</strong> <strong>50</strong> talks<br />

to educator Kate Brown about how she developed a<br />

consultancy business where she could use her skills and<br />

experience in a new and rewarding way.<br />

What age were you when you decided<br />

to leave teaching to start your<br />

consultancy business?<br />

I was 58.<br />

What prompted you to make that change<br />

after a long and successful career as<br />

an educator?<br />

I had been working overseas in International Schools<br />

for 17 years and wanted to bring some of the best<br />

practice in international education into New Zealand<br />

schools.<br />

What have been the greatest challenges<br />

in starting and running your own<br />

business and what are the rewards?<br />

The challenges: drumming up business and staying<br />

organised. I find I have to be very disciplined to organise<br />

myself, having worked to bells for over 40 years.<br />

The rewards: a great sense of pride in what I have<br />

achieved, working with a variety of amazing New Zealand<br />

educators in different settings, and being able to organise<br />

my own time. When I wish to pick up my grandchildren<br />

from school and kindy my current boss is always willing<br />

to let me out early!<br />

What is the main focus of your<br />

consultancy?<br />

My main focus is supporting schools to develop a<br />

curriculum that is engaging for students, relevant to their<br />

learning needs and with a focus on understandings not<br />

memorisation. We have to educate our students for<br />

their future not our past.<br />

You have had considerable overseas<br />

experience in education, so does that<br />

help you in your business and if so, how?<br />

For the last 14 years I have been working with the<br />

International Baccalaureate Curriculum (IB), which is<br />

concept-based and delivered through inquiry pedagogy.<br />

I became a workshop leader for the IB, going round the<br />

world leading professional development for teachers in IB<br />

schools. I had also had several stints of working with the<br />

IB to develop their curriculum, and with this experience,<br />

and my understanding of the gains of a concept-based<br />

curriculum for student learning, I began my mission to<br />

support New Zealand schools to create the best possible<br />

curriculum for their students.<br />

What advice would you give anyone<br />

considering starting a new business<br />

after the age of <strong>50</strong>?<br />

Work hard and don’t falter at the setbacks – just class<br />

it as experience and move on to the next opportunity.<br />

Have faith in your own ability.<br />

Go for it. Join a networking group – I joined Venus.<br />

This not only gives you the support of other motivated<br />

business people with networking opportunities, but also<br />

provides workshops and education sessions on the nitty<br />

gritty of how to get your business buzzing.<br />

If there is something in your business you don’t like<br />

doing (e.g. accounting), get someone else to do it. Don’t<br />

waste your time and worry over something that is not<br />

building your business. Enjoy the journey and constantly<br />

remind yourself of how amazing you are.<br />

Kate Brown<br />


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8 | Fitness/HealtHy eating<br />

With the recent release of the Ministry of<br />

Health’s Healthy Ageing Strategy there is<br />

an increased focus on living not just longer,<br />

but also maintaining health and wellbeing by<br />

creating opportunities in a range of areas for<br />

older people.<br />

While medical care and access to medical<br />

services is an important part of the strategy,<br />

the focus is also on developing communities,<br />

encouraging active and connected lives and<br />

preventative services.<br />

However, adults aged 65 years and over are<br />

more likely to be sedentary than those under<br />

65 years. These activity rates decline even<br />

more as adults aged 75 years and over are less<br />

likely to be physically active than those under<br />

75 years.<br />

Older adults that are not active are missing<br />

out on many of the benefits of being active,<br />

and it’s not just about being able to live a full<br />

life. There are very real benefits to all aspects<br />

of life that sedentary older adults are missing<br />

out on through their inactivity.<br />

Any physical activity is better than none at all.<br />

It can be as simple as aiming to sit less and<br />

get out and about more, adding movement<br />

into everyday tasks, as well as seeking<br />

opportunities for more structured exercise.<br />

Many exercise facilities, recreation centres and<br />

pools offer classes and sessions that are most<br />

suitable for the older exerciser.<br />

While exercising can be added to regular<br />

tasks, the advantages of getting involved with a<br />

facility or group are many, including being able<br />

to access expert advice. As well, it has been<br />

proven that spending time with others adds to<br />

our sense of wellbeing.<br />

The Healthy Ageing Strategy vision is that<br />

Exercising as we age<br />

has many benefits<br />

“older people live well, age well, and have<br />

a respectful end of life in age-friendly<br />

communities”; it seeks to maximise health and<br />

wellbeing for all older people.<br />

Getting involved in several physical activities<br />

is best, allowing variety and benefits across<br />

a range of activity areas. Anything that gets<br />

your heart rate up and makes your breathing<br />

heavier will have a positive effect on aerobic<br />

levels and heart health. Balance exercises will<br />

help prevent falls, and strength exercises can<br />

assist with maintaining posture and help with<br />

daily tasks.<br />

If you are a senior and new to exercising, it<br />

is wise to start off slowly. Do speak to your<br />

doctor before starting or increasing physical<br />

activity. They are likely to be supportive of<br />

your increased activity, and can offer advice on<br />

making sure any medical conditions or injuries<br />

are managed.<br />

The Ministry of Health suggests older adults<br />

do 30 minutes of moderate physical activity<br />

on five days or more per week. They have<br />

several resources available on their website to<br />

help you on your way to physical activity as an<br />

older adult.<br />

Egg battered fish with pea purée<br />


PeA PurÉe<br />

2 cups baby peas<br />

2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped<br />

2 tbsp white wine vinegar<br />

BATTereD fISH<br />

2 tbsp olive oil<br />

1/2 cup flour<br />

2 eggs<br />

<strong>50</strong>0g fish fillets<br />

mEThoD<br />

Pea purée<br />

Boil or microwave the peas for approximately 3-4 minutes or until hot and just cooked.<br />

Drain the peas and place in a food processor with the mint and vinegar.<br />

Blend until smooth.<br />

Set aside and keep warm until ready to serve.<br />

Battered fish<br />

Cut the fish into desired sizes.<br />

Place flour in a shallow bowl.<br />

Break eggs and beat in another shallow bowl.<br />

Heat oil in a large frying pan.<br />

Coat fish with the flour and shake off any excess.<br />

Dip the floured fish in the egg and then place in the frying pan.<br />

Cook for approximately two minutes per side or until golden brown and just cooked through.<br />

This dish is best served with mashed potato or oven-cooked potato chips.<br />

Recipe and photo supplied by the Heart Foundation. For more heart-healthy recipes go<br />

to www.heartfoundation/recipes<br />

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Motoring | 9<br />

discover the new kia rio<br />

Price - Kia Rio LX, $22,490<br />

Dimensions - Length, 4065mm;<br />

width, 1725mm; height, 14<strong>50</strong>mm<br />

Configuration - Four-cylinder, front-wheeldrive,<br />

1368cc, 74kW, 133Nm, six-speed manual.<br />

Performance - 0-100km/h, 11sec<br />

Fuel usage - 5.6l/100km<br />


I HAD to think hard trying to remember the<br />

last time I picked up a manual evaluation car.<br />

It was six months ago and that wasn’t even a<br />

car as such, but Toyota’s Land Cruiser 70 light<br />

truck.<br />

The latest manual to come my way was<br />

from an unexpected source – Kia’s new Rio.<br />

However, amongst the four variations it’s only<br />

the entry-level model that has the manual<br />

option. Prices start at $22,490 for the LX as<br />

tested, automatic transmission adds $1000,<br />

while an EX variant sits at $25,490 and the<br />

range-topping Ltd is listed at $26,990.<br />

These are budget prices for what would be<br />

deemed a well-made desirable, small hatchback.<br />

When I say small, it would be noted that the<br />

new Rio is longer and wider than the model<br />

it replaces, but it is just a fraction lower. The<br />

latter makes no appreciable difference to entry<br />

and exit, it is still an easy car to access and it is<br />

better for its new proportions.<br />

The Rio can’t really be considered a fiveseater;<br />

there are three seat belts in the rear<br />

but it is tight back there, although head and leg<br />

room are plentiful.<br />

In terms of styling, the newcomer shares<br />

many of the similarities for which we know<br />

the model, it’s not flashy but it is far from<br />

conservative and is easily a strong contender in<br />

the five-door hatchback market.<br />

Up front sits a 1.4-litre engine, regular<br />

readers will recall my recent Hyundai i20 Cross<br />

evaluation, the Rio shares the same driveline<br />

and it stands out for its willing nature and quiet<br />

operating manner.<br />

Not surprisingly, it feels a little different<br />

paired with a manual but the result is still<br />

satisfactory performance. The engine is rated<br />

with a 74kW power output along with 133Nm<br />

of torque, both outputs realised just a little<br />

lower than previously, 6000rpm and 4000rpm<br />

respectively. Although those figures are still<br />

high, in manual form, the engine pulls from low<br />

revolutions.<br />

The gearbox, too, is a beauty, the shifts<br />

are clean and precise and the gearing is well<br />

matched to the power outputs. There are also<br />

fuel economy benefits to be gleaned from the<br />

way the engine and transmission are matched,<br />

that taking into account the engine is a bit<br />

busier at highway speed than I was expecting,<br />

turning over at 2400rpm at 100km/h. That<br />

aside, there is still an instantaneous fuel usage<br />

reading of just 5l/100km (56mpg). I made an<br />

early reset of the trip computer and during my<br />

time with the test car it never consumed more<br />

than a 7l/100km (40mpg) average which sits<br />

well with Kia’s claim f 5.6l/100km (<strong>50</strong>mpg).<br />

I took the test car on my normal scenic<br />

highway route. The Rio cruises the open road<br />

quietly and has solid road presence. When it<br />

comes time to tackle the odd corner or two<br />

it has deliberate steering and nice chassis<br />

balance, that taking into account the rear<br />

suspension has limited movement due to the<br />

use of a cross beam tube axle, which doesn’t<br />

offer the freedom of a fully independent type.<br />

Nevertheless, the spring and damper rates have<br />

been worked out intelligently, there is just the<br />

right amount of firmness needed to arrest body<br />

movement along with the compliance needed<br />

for comfort.<br />

Interestingly, the Kumho tyres are smallish<br />

in stature at 185/65 x 17in, and they are a low<br />

rolling resistance type, which help promote<br />

realistic fuel usage figures. They are also<br />

quiet-riding and don’t complain about New<br />

Zealand’s course chip seal. They also provide<br />

secure feedback to the steering wheel and are<br />

directional when presented with a quick corner.<br />

There are a plethora of small cars landing<br />

in the global market at the moment, especially<br />

those from Korea. The interesting thing to note<br />

is that many of them are now arriving in hybrid<br />

form and I’ll be evaluating several in the next<br />

few months.<br />

For those who like the traditional, the Rio is<br />

there to please. I’m not sure how many manual<br />

units will be sold, New Zealanders just like<br />

their autos way too much, and with only $1000<br />

difference the automatic is by far the most<br />

tempting proposition.<br />

However, Kia here must be confident it can<br />

sell the stick-shift in enough numbers to justify<br />

its inclusion in the line-up. If I was a Rio buyer it<br />

would be the one for me.<br />

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10 | TheaTre<br />

No age limit in show business<br />

Nickie Wellbourn as Sister Mary Lazarus<br />

Scene from Sister Act<br />

The latest production from Christchurch theatre company Showbiz<br />

Christchurch demonstrates that, while many of today’s popular shows<br />

feature a young cast, there are still opportunities for the more mature<br />

singers, actors and dancers to perform on stage.<br />

Sister Act – A Divine Musical Comedy is the company’s final production<br />

for the <strong>2017</strong> season, and as marketing manager Wendy Riley explains,<br />

the story requires a number of the cast members to be in the older<br />

age group.<br />

One of the principal nuns, Sister Mary Lazarus, is being played by longtime<br />

Showbiz member Nickie Wellbourn. Nickie has been involved in<br />

theatre for over 30 years, and played her first role for Showbiz in their<br />

1987 production of Chicago. She describes Sister Act as a “blessing in<br />

disguise”, and says that while many stage productions feature young<br />

actors and dancers, this one calls for a more “worldly-wise” cast,<br />

and even though it is a role that requires some physical effort, she is<br />

thoroughly enjoying it.<br />

“It’s great being with the same age group and catching up with people<br />

and being all together. I’m looking forward to opening night.”<br />

For productions when she is not on stage, Nickie is involved in much<br />

of the backstage work, including makeup. Like many of the Showbiz<br />

company members, she has a full-time job, but outside work she is<br />

“fully immersed” in theatre activities, including being artistic director<br />

for a corporate entertainment organisation. She has also been part of<br />

the Canterbury Children’s Theatre and other theatre groups.<br />

Wardrobe manager for Showbiz Diane Brodie QSM has been involved<br />

with the company since 1973. She is responsible for keeping all the<br />

company’s costumes in tip-top condition and organising fittings for<br />

every production, a role she calls a “lifetime vocation”.<br />

“I enjoy the creativity involved, the contact with people and the<br />

general excitement of being caught up in the productions, but it’s very<br />

challenging too.”<br />

Diane says Sister Act is “one of the most enjoyable shows” she’s been<br />

involved with.<br />

“It’s great fun. It’s a joyous show, and that rubs off on the whole<br />

production. I’m enjoying being part of it. It’s also an opportunity for<br />

some of the company members, who are not suitable for some other<br />

shows, to perform.”<br />

Both Nickie and Diane say there is no age limit to being part of a<br />

theatrical company like Showbiz, whether on stage or behind the<br />

scenes.<br />

“People don’t realise that for any show there is a whole production<br />

team back stage. And I appreciate that, because I couldn’t do what I do<br />

without them,” Nickie says.<br />

And as Diane points out, “Showbiz has opportunities for all age groups.<br />

There is no age limit, and we have a large team of volunteers and<br />

helpers.”<br />

Wendy Riley says many Showbiz members juggle careers with their<br />

voluntary theatre activities, finding the time to rehearse and perform in<br />

the evenings and weekends.<br />

“It’s a big commitment – for rehearsals and during the season.”<br />

The Showbiz team is “like a big extended family, and a lot of joy comes<br />

out of it”, Wendy says.<br />

About Sister Act - A Divine Musical Comedy<br />

The story follows the exploits of 1970s wannabe disco diva Deloris Van<br />

Cartier as she escapes from her gangster boyfriend. Having witnessed<br />

him commit a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place<br />

the cops are sure she won’t be a found: a convent!<br />

Disguised as a nun, Deloris finds herself at odds with the rigid lifestyle<br />

of the nuns and their uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique<br />

disco moves and singing talent, she inspires the nuns to create a more<br />

contemporary choir and they become the hit of the community. Word<br />

of their success reaches her ex-boyfriend Curtis, who arrives with his<br />

gang to settle the score with Deloris.<br />

The Showbiz Christchurch production of Sister Act – A Divine Musical<br />

Comedy will be presented at the Isaac Theatre Royal from September<br />

8-23.<br />

Wardrobe manager Diane Brodie<br />

Scene from Sister Act<br />


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Wellbeing | 11<br />

Research shows health and social<br />

benefits of arts participation<br />

Research conducted in the UK provides<br />

evidence that participating in the arts improves<br />

quality of life, aids recovery from illness and<br />

saves money across the health and social<br />

services, says executive director of Arts Access<br />

Aotearoa Richard Benge.<br />

“This is research that applies equally to New<br />

Zealand, and can help us meet some of the<br />

very real challenges facing our health and social<br />

services,” he says.<br />

“Challenges such as our ageing population<br />

and the increase in people experiencing mental<br />

illness and distress.”<br />

Creative Health: the arts for health and<br />

wellbeing is a 190-page report based on<br />

research commissioned by an All-Party<br />

Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and<br />

Wellbeing in the UK. Research over two<br />

years included hundreds of interviews and<br />

dozens of case studies with patients, medical<br />

and social work professionals, artists and arts<br />

administrators, academics, policy-makers and<br />

politicians.<br />

A 2014 Creative New Zealand survey shows<br />

nearly 90 per cent of New Zealanders think<br />

the arts are good for us and more than 80 per<br />

cent think the arts help improve society.<br />

Providing access to artistic<br />

expression<br />

In towns and cities throughout New Zealand,<br />

there are community-based art hubs – “creative<br />

spaces” – providing people with access to<br />

artistic expression (visual art, dance, drama,<br />

music making) in supportive and empowering<br />

settings.<br />

Many of these spaces cater for mental health<br />

service users, people with intellectual or<br />

physical disabilities, or young people. Others<br />

are open to everyone and attract a crosssection<br />

of the community.<br />

Unfortunately, most of these creative spaces<br />

in New Zealand are underfunded and underresourced,<br />

Mr Benge says.<br />

“This UK research is an opportunity for local<br />

and central government to recognise the role<br />

of creative spaces in our communities, fund<br />

them adequately, and enable them to continue<br />

using creativity to address the demands on our<br />

health and social services.”<br />

Pablos Art Studios in Wellington, for example,<br />

provides free access to an art studio, materials<br />

and tutor support. The recipient of the Arts<br />

Access Holdsworth Creative Space Award<br />

<strong>2017</strong>, it has supported thousands of people<br />

who have experienced mental ill-health or<br />

become socially isolated.<br />

Director of Pablos, Deidre Dahlberg, says<br />

people whose self-esteem and sense of<br />

connection have been damaged often require<br />

a bridge between the health system and their<br />

family, friends and the wider community.<br />

“Pablos provides that bridge,” she says.<br />

“People can use creativity as a means to<br />

get back out into the world, whether they<br />


have burnt out, gone through depression<br />

or are living on the street. People can leave<br />

their troubles at the door and rebuild their<br />

confidence and resilience through creative<br />

work and overcoming creative challenges.”<br />



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