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Bay Harbour: October 10, 2018

Bay Harbour: October 10,

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018 Out of this world Lyttelton artist brings outer-space to city Locally Owned www.star.kiwi Truffle tipple Special beer to benefit community centre Alison Carter Properties Wanted! CALL ME NOW P 03 384 7950 M 0274 318 960 E alison.carter@harcourts.co.nz Battling blazes to fighting for charity • By Matt Salmons INSTEAD OF fighting fires Governors Bay’s Vicky Roberts is going to be taking on a very different opponent next month. On November 3, volunteer firefighter Mrs Roberts will take her first step into the boxing ring in front of thousands at Horncastle Arena for the Fight For Christchurch. “I’d fight a fire, but I wouldn’t normally fight a person,” she said. She had never boxed before and said the prospect of stepping into the ring for the first time in front of 4000 people was “exciting but nerve-racking at the same time.” “I’m just nervous because it will be my first fight.” Mrs Roberts signed up six weeks ago after another contender dropped out. The Redbadge Security operational manager joked that she had done it to secure a contract with the event’s organisers. “We did get the contract, so definitely worth it,” she said. •Turn to page 4 Page 6 Page 8 Licenced Sales Consultant REAA 2008 Trading concern stalls Sumner project • By Matt Salmons ARCHAEOLOGICAL interest and concern for summer businesses have stalled work on the Sumner Master Plan. Originally slated to begin last month, stage one of the Marriner St-west and Wakefield Ave enhancement project will begin in March. City council manager planning and delivery transport Lynette Ellis said Sumner business owners had expressed concern that construction could impact their summer trading. “So this is why work is scheduled to start in March,” she said. Sumner Business Association head Rachael Lonsdale said it was “good to see” work would happen over the winter months and hoped concerns about the number of car parks and the location of a bus stop could be resolved soon. “We have been informed there will be a meeting to discuss the works closer to the time. •Turn to page 4 YOUR LOCAL ACCOUNTANT • Financial Statement Preparation • Tax Preparation & Compliance • Xero & MYOB Specialists • We come to you 7 Margot Lane Mount Pleasant, Christchurch Phone 3844-633 Cell 021-677-670 steven@sclarke.co.nz Need a local landscape design and construction team? Call Tom on 03 328 9965 or 027 420 2466 www.gunndesign.co.nz