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Bay Harbour: August 22, 2018

Bay Harbour: August 22,

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2018 Locally Owned FERRYMEAD OPENING SOON • By Sarla Donovan A QUIRKY initiative to keep traffic moving outside Mt Pleasant School has made a huge difference. Like many schools, there were Boys get baking bug Something smells good at Mt Pleasant School Page 8 Page 25 parking issues at drop-off and pick-up time created by people leaving their cars and not parking correctly. So caretaker Simon Hillyer came up with a novel idea. He made humorous signs, Sumner road runners Find out how they fared at the Canty champs QUIRKY: Mt Pleasant School caretaker Simon Hillyer and some of his signs outside the school. ​ School traffic signs a talking point laminated them and put them up on the two-minute loading zone outside the school. The signs get rotated every week, with the Crusaders, Bart Simpson, Star Wars and Top Gun providing inspiration. Along with Mr Hillyer’s own dad-joke sensibilities. It’s a non-confrontational approach which seems to have hit the spot. •Turn to page 4 24/7 FULLY AUTOMATIC & SELF SERVICE VEHICLE WASH 1005 Ferry Road, Ferrymead Adjacent to Mitre 10 Mega Extra $15k needed to install Sumner crime cameras • By Sarla Donovan A MOVE to put crime cameras into Sumner village has hit a speed bump. In December last year a group of concerned residents set up a Givealittle page with a goal of raising $4000 to buy two CCTV cameras. The target was hit in early January when Johnston Architects, based in Wakefield Ave, offered to match any donations made on the Safer Sumner Givealittle page. But after what group member Kathy Preston said had been “some lengthy consultations with the city council and the police” they have now been advised to purchase cameras that will work with the existing police surveillance system. The group needs to raise an additional $15,000 on top of the $4000 they already have. “Unfortunately, this is going to cost a lot more than we originally thought,” said Ms Preston. •Turn to page 4 20 Hours Free for 3 & 4 yrs old Three age specific rooms plus School prep Teaching room For full information please visit our website Come in for a visit and experience the difference Ph 03 384 9249 108 Port hills Rd, heathcote Valley Lyttelton Tunnel Ferrymead Heritage Park Port Hills Rd Tunnel Rd We are here Bridle Path Rd Martindales Rd Real Estate Know How • Multi-award winning team • Area Expertise • Proven Success Jan Edlin 0274 338 025 Patricia van de Bent 0272 961 408 21 Humphreys Drive, Ferrymead Prier Manson Real Estate Ltd Licensed (REAA 2008)