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Bay Harbour: March 07, 2018

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PAGE 24 Wednesday March 7 2018 BAY HARBOUR Latest Christchurch news at Advertisement Live Q&A: A first from Corrections. Have you ever been interested in a new career or a specific job, but haven’t had the chance to talk to anyone about it before applying? Probably, yes. Here’s your chance to learn more about a career with Corrections. If you’re interested in an exciting and rewarding career as a Corrections Officer, you can join our Live Q&A event and have your questions answered by Corrections Officers working in New Zealand prisons. You will have the opportunity to ask your questions to the panel of working Corrections Officers and have them answered in real time. Over the last year we’ve held information evenings in cities and towns across New Zealand. Next week, for the first time you can have all of your questions answered live online from wherever you are. Our team will be on hand to share their experiences about working to help offenders change their lives and answer any questions that you and your whanau might have. Our Live Q&A event will make sure that you have the information you need to decide on a career with Corrections. Kahore tetahi o tatou, taea te mahi, nga mahi e taea o tatou katoa. Not one of us can do the work as well as all of us working together. MEET YULIA Yulia’s experience and passion for working with people has ensured her smooth transition into the role of Corrections Officer at Auckland Region Women’s Corrections Facility. “I joined Corrections at the beginning of 2017, I had previously worked in a range of roles including early childhood teacher, swimming instructor and most recently caring for older people and people living with disabilities.” “I love working with people, and was looking for a different challenge. I found the job through Seek, and researched the role on the Corrections website. I watched the videos of staff sharing their experiences, which made me realise this was something I could do. I dived in, accepted the challenge, and I’ve never looked back.” “I love what I do, and I think so many people out there may not realise just how much impact they can have building a career here.” “I will never forget the journey, and where it has taken me so far. There are a world of opportunities out there – I can’t wait to see what’s next.” Yulia McConaghan, Corrections Officer Make sure to join the Live Q&A to get Yulia’s insight on a career path with Corrections. Live Q&A with Corrections Officers. Monday, 12 March at 8pm. Register for the event and send us questions at Join Corrections for a job you can be proud of. Become a Corrections Officer, Probation Officer or Case Manager. Find out more at or call 0800 4FRONTLINE 0800 437 668

Wednesday March 7 2018 Latest Christchurch news at BAY HARBOUR PAGE 25 Email: by 5pm each Wednesday will give a feature talk on bird life in the estuary and there will be spot prizes to be won. Free but bring money for a coffee/cuppa at the end. Weather dependent. Tidal view car park, next to Anytime Fitness Storytimes Wednesday 10.30-11am, Tuesday 11-11.30am Encourage learning through a love for stories. Storytimes is a free, interactive programme including stories, songs, rhymes and play. Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre on Wednesday, and Lyttelton Library, Tuesday 50s Up Band Wednesday, 9.30-11.30am Do you want to revive your skills or are you looking for a new group of friends? The 50s Up Band welcomes new members of any age who play a brass instrument or maybe some percussion. A wide range of music is covered and play outs usually take place during weekdays around once a month. For inquiries, call Noeleen on 384 3953. Woolston Brass Band Hall, Dampier St Strength ‘n’ Stretch Class Wednesday, 6-7pm For women in their fab-50s and beyond. Enjoy a whole body workout at a medium level which includes exercise to music, circuit stations and more. First class is half price. St Andrews Anglican Church, 148 Main Rd, Redcliffs. $10 Seaweek Activity: Film Screening Thursday, 5.30-7.30pm As part of the Akaroa Seaweek event line up, go along to the screening of A Plastic Ocean film followed by questions and answers with Maria Jesus Valdes, University of Otago Department of Marine Science. Spaces are limited, book at the cinema or phone 304 8898. Cost is $20 Cinema Cafe, 2 Selwyn St, Akaroa Mainly Music Friday, 9.45-11.15am Are you looking for a fun activity to do with your baby or pre-schooler? Do you want to get to know other families in the Sumner-Redcliffs-Mt Pleasant area? Mainly Music is a fun, educational half-hour music and movement session followed by morning tea and a social/play time. Cost is $4 per family casual rate, $30 for a 10-session card. For more info phone Hazel on 384 1965 or 021 077 1264 St Andrews Church, 148 Main Rd, Redcliffs FEATURED EVENT: The Harbour Clean-up is on Friday at 4.30-6.30pm. Held as part of Seaweek, in conjunction with Conservation Volunteers New Zealand, bring sturdy shoes and gardening gloves and help clean up the harbour. A barbecue will follow. There will be three meeting stations: Naval Point, Governor’s Bay Community Centre and Diamond Harbour Community Centre. Register by emailing nz, or phoning 021 399 040, or just turn up and register on the day. Home from Home: Ceramic Exhibition Friday-Sunday, 10am-4pm Recent works by Diamond Harbour resident and University of Ulster fine arts graduate Jane McCulla. Patterns inspired by ancient petroglyphs, geology and aerial photography of the earth. Stoddart Cottage Gallery, lower Waipapa Avenue, Diamond Harbour Seafarers Centre Open Day Saturday, 10am-2pm The Seafarers Centre will be open for all of Lyttelton to pop in and have a look around. Meet the volunteers and find out what happens at the centre. 18 Norwich Quay Zero Waste Households Saturday, 2-4pm Want to reduce your household rubbish? Learn how with The Rubbish Trip, a touring road show about how and why individuals and groups can reduce their waste footprint. Apparently, reducing waste can be “easy, fun and fulfilling!” Lyttelton Recreation Centre, 25 Winchester St Seaweek Activity: Forest and Bird Coastal Pathway bike ride Saturday, 10.30am-1pm Saddle up and ride out on the coastal pathway, starting at Ferrymead and finishing in Sumner. Canterbury University marine biologist Islay Marsden Learn to Play Lawn Bowls Sunday, 9.30-10.30 If you’ve never played before or simply want to improve your technique, go along to these free, weekly sessions. Coaches will be available to give guidance on holding and delivering the bowl, and establishing the correct line. Bowls available but flat shoes need to be worn. Free. 9 James St, Redcliffs Twilight Golf. Tuesday, tee-off 4.30-5.30pm Come and enjoy twilight golf at a friendly club with social time afterwards. Non-members welcome. Prizes to be won. Green fees are $10, members $5. For further information, contact Ann at or Rob at r.j.connell156@gmail. com. Ferrymead Golf Club Markets: Lyttelton Farmers’ Market and Lyttelton Craft Market: Saturday, 10am-1pm, London St. Mt Pleasant Farmers’ Market: Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm, 3 McCormacks Bay Rd. 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