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The Star: May 10, 2018

The Star: May 10,

Thursday, May 10, 2018 PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER Statue Man’s dark past “I’m keeping out of trouble, and I’m keeping it that way.” Page 10 Red light camera returns to nab motorists • By Julia Evans THE CITY is about to get a camera to catch red light-runners – the first since the 1990s. The camera is being installed at the Bealey Ave and Madras St intersection, but will move around the city’s “high risk” intersections, city council acting head of transport Mark Pinner said. “The list of intersections and how long the camera will remain in one place has yet to be decided,” he said. The camera records vehicles travelling through the intersection, the footage is then put through software, which detects red light-running incidents. Police and the city council are investigating enforcement options, Mr Pinner said, but he said it would be run on the same model as cameras currently used in Wellington and Auckland. “Council will be informing motorists about red light camera enforcement, and signage will be part of that information.” He said the city council has launched the campaign to reduce numbers, as crashes at signalised intersections are a “really significant” road safety problem in the city. “Traffic signal crashes are close to a quarter of all crashes in the city, with a social cost of about $27 million per year. •Turn to page 4 DON’T waiT, geT reaDy fOr wiNTer NOw! Six Year Warranty 8KW * Installation is back to back with up to five metre pipe run, electrical run up to three metres, in home assessment recommended Great Offer Limited time Fujitsu ASTG24L 8 KW Heat Pump for just $2,999 Call for a FREE no obligation assessment and quotation Phone 377 0034 Fully Installed* Ph 377 0034 15/114 Sawyers Arms Road email: * 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 cleaning products. Temperature Controlled Drying 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 < SCAN QR code for Info