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Pegasus Post: November 27, 2018

Pegasus Post: November 27,

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2018 Connecting Your Community www.star.kiwi CITY 2SURF with Les Mills Chance to dance with the stars of ballet • By Georgia O’Connor-Harding NOT EVERY aspiring ballet dancer can say they have been selected to perform with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. But Parklands’ Anna McKey was one of the lucky ones chosen to dance in the company’s rendition of The Nutcracker that opened last week. The 13-year-old was chosen alongside 60 children to feature in the production at the Isaac Theatre Royal. The children will play the roles of mice, party girls, bonbons and fairies. Anna was picked to play the role of one of the Mouse King’s minions and dance in one of the major scenes where the Mouse King fights The Nutcracker. She said she was very excited to get on stage and see the Royal New Zealand Ballet dancers perform beside her. “This is definitely really exciting because I have never been able to do a performance with the Royal New Zealand Ballet,” she said. Anna said her dream would be to have a career in dance and is looking at auditioning for the New Zealand School of Dance in the future. •Turn to page 5 Bus stop controversy Location of Prestons Rd stop doesn’t suit everyone. Page3 Page 14 Dyers Road Landscape & Garden Supplies • Barks • Peastraw • Composts - we supply the best available • Aggregates - Chip, Round and Basecourse • Pavers & Schist products • Pungas • Decorative Stones & Landscaping Rocks • Trailer Hire first hour free with purchase • Bag & Bulk - pick up or delivered David, Carol & Mike Win a trip to Singapore A getaway for two worth $7000 up for grabs BIG OPPORTUNITY: Anna McKey was chosen to dance in the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s rendition of The Nutcracker. We will deliver! SOIL AND HARDFILL DUMPING Phone: 03 384 6540 183 Dyers Rd, Bromley • OPEN 7 DAYS Weekdays 7.30am-5pm. Weekends 8.30am-3pm www.dyersroadandlandscapes.co.nz CITY 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 We are located at 330 Cashel Street (near the Fitzgerald end), parking available onsite 2 2SURF Sunday 24 March 2019 city2surf.co.nz with Les Mills Sports programme in Aranui a bid to lower anti-social behaviour • By Georgia O’Connor-Harding A FREE sports programme for families will be set up in Aranui next year in a bid to reduce antisocial behaviour on Friday nights. The Aranui Community Touched project is planned for Fridays from 5-7pm after that time frame was identified by police as having increased anti-social behaviour. The time was highlighted in a report presented to the Coastal- Burwood Community Board last week. The predominantly touch rugby programme is planned to be launched in the first term of next year. It will run as a joint collaboration between police, Aranui Community Trust, Touch Canterbury, Canterbury Sport and Touch New Zealand. Touch New Zealand’s partnership manager Sandi Hackett said from liaising with Accident Compensation Corporation and police, Aranui was identified as one of the targeted areas for anti-social behaviour. •Turn to page 6 BLINDS...Cleaned, Repaired & Restored... Roller Blinds cleaned from as little as $22 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