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Nor'West News: April 10, 2018

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4 Tuesday April 10 2018 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi REAL ESTATE So close to the city - a lifestyle awaits 393 Dawsons Road, Templeton, West Melton Price by Negotiation 4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | 1 kitchen | 1 dining area | 3 living areas | Heated swimming pool | 4 car garaging | Listing ID: SMT10213 With shorter evenings heralding in the change of seasons, and change is always good, our Vendors have determined that now is the time to offer their beautiful lifestyle property for a definite sale to a discerning and deserving buyer. Just a short trip to the City, you will find this tranquil oasis that has been thoughtfully crafted over the last 40+ years. To fully appreciate all that is on offer, viewing is highly recommended. Here you will find extensions over the years have resulted in a substantial home that includes 4 feature filled bedrooms that include the master suite with W.I.R. serviced by a decadent tiled bathroom with sunken bath. Downstairs the interconnected living spaces flow naturally towards the outside living areas and can be closed off for privacy. The kitchen, the heart of the home is modern, bright and spacious and boasts a newly installed gas hob + double ovens. Access to here is via the double internal access garaging with new door with auto opener. A layout that provides for several separate fenced paddocks with troughs, well sited sheds that includes 2 loose boxes, 2 open bays, double garage and attached workshop + shelter plantings around the main living zones. A new water tank holds the bore well water and this property has irrigation rights, what a fantastic attribute not common in most lifestyle blocks these days. Plus excellent Selwyn school zoning - West Melton Primary (bus stop nearby) and Rolleston College. Government Valuation - $950,000, Selwyn District, 2015, scheduled to be updated again later this year. LIM available. There are heaps of EXTRAS and viewing is highly recommended. Call for viewing times. Marketed by Smart Real Estate Maureen Crowley Phone 021 153 7167 or 03 384 8600 www.smartrealestate.co.nz Licensed Agent Reaa 2008 NOR’WEST NEWS YEAR ANNIVERSARY TALK TO ME TODAY! Lynette McFadden Harcourts Gold Business Owner Harcourts NZ Inspirational Women Ambassador FOLLOW US ON...

NOR’WEST NEWS Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Tuesday April 10 2018 5 News Cartwright steps down as chairman MacDonald wants to lead board • By Julia Evans FENDALTON-Waimairi- Harewood Community Board chairman David Cartwright has stayed true to his word. Mr Cartwright tabled his resignation as chairman at last Monday’s board meeting. He said it was always his plan to step down 18 months into the role. Sam MacDonald “That was always the intent from day one, that I would do half a term,” he said. Mr Cartwright said he was stepping aside to let other board members take on more responsibility. “It’s about building expertise and giving people a chance . . . there are very capable people on the board.” Mr Cartwright disclosed he recently “had a birthday with a zero in it” and had received some fly fishing gear. RETIRING: David Cartwright (left) will step down as Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board chairman on Monday. He recently awarded Peter Lawrence first place in the board’s garden awards. PHOTO: AARON CAMPBELL “So maybe there will be a bit more time for fly fishing but I’ll still be working hard in my role as Fendalton representative,” he said. The board will vote in a new chairperson at its next meeting on Monday. Until then, Mr Cartwright will remain chairman. Deputy chairman Sam Struggling to see with your dim lights? Get switchedon Upgrade your old power hungry halogen downlights • Switch to LED for sleek long lasting efficient lighting • 70% saving on power for lighting MacDonald told Nor’West News that he would be putting his hand up for the job and wants Mr Cartwright to take over as deputy. “I’m confident I will have the support to be chair, I will be nominating David as my deputy as we make an excellent team,” Mr MacDonald said. Mr Cartwright was first elected to the board in 2010. He served as deputy under chairwoman Val Carter during his second term from 2013 until being elected chairman in 2016. During a city council meeting on Thursday, Mr Cartwright was thanked by Mayor Lianne Dalziel for his time as chairman. “It’s been great to have you in the role,” she said. Local News Now Fire rages, homes at risk Community facility petition launched •From page 1 Innes Ward city councillor Pauline Cotter said she was fully behind the board and its petition. “We’ve got a really proactive board that goes out to the community . . . and gets people talking, asks them what they want to see in their neighbourhoods,” she said. Ms Jones said some residents had offered to go door-knocking. Shirley resident Jennifer Dalziel is collecting signatures. She said if funding isn’t included now, Ali Jones people will have forgotten about it in 10 years time. “We are being made to feel like we should just give up,” she said. The petition has about 100 signatures so far. Ms Jones said the funding doesn’t have to specifically go towards a new community centre building, just something the community can use, such as a fruit forest, community barbecue, garden or an all access playground. Sore Feet? we can help! nova Series LEd Fixed Recessed downlights Replace 4 downlights $240 + GSt ✓ Security and landscape lighting ✓ Pre purchase/Insurance Electrical Inspections ✓ Replace tired/old existing switches sockets ✓ Switchboard Upgrades ✓ House Rewires ContaCt US today! 24 Frank Coxon Road, Belfast, Christchurch 03 373 8320 • info@switchedon.net.nz www.switchedon.net.nz 448 Papanui Road (opp BP Petrol station) Ph 03 352 6400 www.papanuifootclinic.co.nz