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Nor'West News: October 09, 2018

Nor'West News: October 09,

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018 Locally Owned www.star.kiwi SAME DAY RELINES 03 349 5050 • By Ashleigh Monk TAKE A Kid Fishing will go ahead as planned on Sunday. Weed eradication efforts at The Groynes lakes in August meant Win a holiday Visit the seat display at Christchurch Airport Page 8 PRIZE CATCH: Last year Freya Askew caught a 4kg salmon during the Take a Kid Fishing day at The Groynes, which is set to go ahead this year as planned. the event was at risk of being postponed due to chemicals in the lakes – but the city council has given the all clear. “Weed control has been completed for now, and it is likely that we will need to do some necessary follow up later in the year,” city council head ranger coastal and plains ​Robbie Hewson said. A chemical treatment that was harmless to fish and plant life was used to eradicate an invasive Fans meet players Canty stars train with school pupils Page 16 Take a Kid Fishing to go ahead weed, lagrosiphon major, which was choking the lakes. The weed, which formed dense mats of vegetation, had affected lakes at the popular recreation reserve since 2014. •Turn to page 5 New Dentures > Repairs > Relines > 6 Brynley Street, Hornby, Chch www.betterdenture.co.nz Consent granted to build Pak’nSave in Papanui • By Ashleigh Monk RESOURCE CONSENT has been granted for a Pak’nSave to be built near the intersection of Main North and Northcote Rds. Building is expected to start at 171 Main North Rd in the next few months, and will take up to 12-18 months to complete. The proposed Northcote Entertainment Sports Terminal was set to be built at the site but the supermarket will go there instead. Foodstuffs head of external relations Antoinette Laird said the site was chosen because Papanui is an “up-and-coming” area. “The Main North Rd site will service a growing and exciting community,” she said. “We’re pretty sure the new Pak’nSave will be a real asset to the community.” A Pak’nSave branded petrol station will also be built on the site. Said Ms Laird: “There are many factors to take into account when developing a project of this scale. With every new store we look to incorporate features which celebrate the area in terms of look and feel.” •Turn to page 6 We’ve been trusted to look after hundreds of properties all over Christchurch. You can trust us to look after yours too. Property Manager of the Year NZ 2015/16 Ray Hastie Manager 027 448 8225 Local Experts – Citywide Knowledge Phone (03) 331 6755 rwferrymead.co.nz Paula Hastie Inspections Administrator 027 588 8822 Chloe McGill Property Manager 021 914 332 Oliver Rabbett Business Development Manager 027 385 8099 Tom Brittenden Property Manager 021 054 5003 Nominated for Ray White New Zealand Property Management Office of the Year, 2016/17 Prier Manson Real Estate Ltd Licensed (REAA 2008) 12th, 13th & 14th Oct 1 day admission: $5.00 | 3 day admission: $10.00 www.theswapmeet.org.nz