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8 Tuesday September 11 2018 Latest Christchurch news at News Chlorine-free water supply one step closer • By Ashleigh Monk THE NORTH-WEST is one step closer to being chlorine-free as the construction of a new pump station finishes. The new Gardiners pump station has been constructed in Harewood Park, replacing the old Harewood pump station. City council planning and delivery manager John Moore said the project cost $6.05 million including investigation, design, construction, project management, construction and commissioning of the pump station, suction tank, diesel tank, two deep wells, access road and drainage. “The pump station was built to replace Harewood pump station, which had a shallow well, and also to provide additional supply capacity for growth in the north-west area, particularly in Highsted and Upper Styx,” he said. The city council stopped chlorinating the Thompsons water pump station in late August, bringing the total number of pump stations across the city not being chlorinated to eight. Including the Gardiners pump Station, that number was now nine. INMATES ARE doing their bit to keep newborn babies cosy this month. One hundred baby beanies crocheted by prisoners have been donated to newborns at Christchurch Women’s Hospital. The Christchurch Women’s Prison’s knit project is growing in popularity and currently involves nine novice and experienced knitters. Poppy, who is part of the prison group, is a very keen knitter. Over the past few months, she has knitted 83 of the hats. “I enjoy knitting and through my knitting, I can do something useful and give something back to society while I am incarcerated,” she said. “I am approached by other prisoners and teach them to knit from basics to cables. I think it is good for the younger women, keeping them busy.” Christchurch Women’s Prison residential manager Tracy Tyro said it is a constructive activity for inmates. “They appreciate being able to do something positive with their spare time. It can be a very therapeutic activity. The knitting group can be a good quiet space for the women.” “This is a project that really appeals to the women, many of whom have children and grandchildren of their own. They appreciate the difference a hat can make to keeping little ones warm. It offers the women an opportunity to create something pretty and practical for some of our community’s most vulnerable.” She said in addition to helping someone in the community, the women have learnt other skills. “They learn to work and be in a group, to take instruction and share their knowledge, they can be creative and express themselves in new ways. All of these skills will be useful for when they are released.” The project has been Local News Now PEGASUS POST Knitting keeps babies warm Luxury LIFESTYLE TREAT YOURSELF! Fire rages, homes at risk DONATION: Chaplain Daphne Marsden with woollen hats destined for babies at Christchurch Women’s Hospital running for eight months and is supported by prison staff and chaplaincy, and the Hope Church. •If anyone has wool they would like to donate wool, please contact Jen Hardy, acting regional volunteer coordinator at Christchurch Women’s Prison $29,980 $34,890 $35,890 $29,980 Was $31,980 Was $36,980 2008 BMW x5 3.0sI M-sPORT 2011 JaGuaR xF 5.0L V8 Was $38,980 2012 BMW 335i M-sPORT hYBRID 2008 auDI Q7 7 seaTeR V8 s-LIne $26,980 $26,950 $28,480 $20,980 2009 auDI a6 3.0 suPeRChaRGeD Was $28,890 2013 BMW 320 DIeseL M-sPORT Was $31,890 2007 TOYOTa LanD CRuIseR PRaDO Was $23,980 2011 BMW 523i $34,890 $19,990 $21,980 $27,980 Was $35,990 2008 JaGuaR xF sV8 suPeRChaRGeD Was $21,890 Was $22,980 2012 Lexus CT 200h hYBRID 2008 auDI a5 3.2FsI QuaTTRO 2010 auDI a6 3.0L TFsI s-LIne CAR OF THE WEEK! 2009 Audi Q5 2.0TFSi QuATTRO Was $25,890 $23,980 20 Waterloo Rd, Sockburn, Christchurch 0800 778 807 On road costs may apply

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