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Nor'West News: June 05, 2018

Nor'West News: June 05,

TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018 Locally Owned www.star.kiwi OPPORTUNITY: Burnside High School student Manaia Davies is off to San Diego next month for an international dance competition. ​ Take up lawn bowls Enjoy a game at the Morrison Avenue club Page 4 Page 9 Cobham engineers Pupils up for the challenge at Epro8 San Diego trip for dancer • By Emily O’Connell BURNSIDE HIGH School student Manaia Davies is off to San Diego later this month with a team of 22 dancers representing New Zealand at an international competition. The 13-year-old was asked to be in the team by Kiwi choreographer, Kiel Tutin, who has worked with stars such as Jennifer Lopez. Manaia, who has been dancing since she was three-yearsold, says she was “shocked” by the invitation and is looking forward to competing in Body Rock Junior. She’s been travelling to Auckland each weekend for practice. “It’s really hard-out, it’s full hands-on training and we run the set over, over and over again,” she said. The year 9 student spends most of her spare time training or teaching. •Turn to page 4 Book online via our website www.riccartonclinic.co.nz OPEN 7 DAYS Ph: 343 3661 | 4 Yaldhurst Rd Plans for Bishopdale Mitre 10 site may be revealed today • By Sophie Cornish BUSINESSMAN Doug Spence has bought the former Mitre 10 building in Bishopdale which has sat empty for two years. Mr Spence has been behind a number of developments in Christchurch and is also currently looking to build a retail complex in Church Bay. His plans for the Mitre 10 site in the village mall may be revealed today. Bishopdale Centre Association for Bishopdale Village Businesses chairwoman Amanda Nuttall is meeting with Mr Spence today to discuss his plans. She would not reveal those to Nor’West News. Mr Spence did not return calls to Nor’West News. He is the owner of the Bishopdale New World site and has had involvement with the New World Group, Paper Plus Group and Foodstuffs, including purchasing Pak’nSave Moorhouse Ave in 1991. Mitre 10 was once an “anchor” tenant of the mall but closed in August 2016 when it moved to Papanui and became Mitre 10 Mega. •Turn to page 7 BLINDS...Cleaned, Repaired & Restored... Restore your oiled CEDAR BLINDS with our 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 - such as Austrian and Roman 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. New Blind Sales Priced from $30 Roller Blinds cleaned from as little as $20 per blind Ph 377 0770, 330 Cashel St, Christchurch www.blindcare.co.nz SCAN QR code for Info > WE ARE OPEN Mon - Fri 8.00am to 5.00pm fashionable functional footwear at feet first Podiatry fRankie4 - winteR Range now inStoRe 37 Main South Road, Upper Riccarton | Ph 348-7910 | www.feetfirst.co.nz