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• By Matt Slaughter

OUT-THINKING burglars, what

to do in a tsunami and how to

prepare for another big earthquake

will all be topics of discussion at

a large public meeting in New

Brighton.

The Save Our Suburbs safety

expo will give residents in the east

“the knowledge

they need to protect

themselves

and their neighbours,”

said its

organiser Soozie

Bragg.

The expo will

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be held on March

9 from 11am

until 3pm at the old Central New

Brighton School site.

It will bring together emergency

services, Civil Defence, community

watch groups, security companies,

Age Concern, dog trainers, cybersecurity,

insurance and self-defence

experts and concerned residents.

More groups are likely to confirm

their attendance as the day gets

closer.​

Ms Bragg said educating people

on how they could work together

with police to prevent crime in the

eastern suburbs was a major focus

of the event.

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ABOUT TIME. That’s the big disaster and

crime prevention expo set down for March 9

(see page 1).

The eastern suburbs have needed

something like this since the aftermath of

the 2011 quake. There was a wake-up call on

November 14, 2016, when the big Kaikoura quake struck and led

to tsunami worries.

Post the Kaikoura quake, there has been much debate, but little

action, about an evacuation plan – in other words, getting away

from the coast as quickly as possible.

And with a couple of large fault lines in Pegasus Bay, a plan is

fairly critical. So good on Soozie Bragg and Paul Lonsdale for

getting the expo up and running. And it will include some crime

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Tuesday January 29 2019 3

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Bus battle almost over for rest home

• By Matt Slaughter

RESIDENTS OF a Mairehau rest

home may have won their battle

with Environment Canterbury

to get an alternative transport

service.

Diana Isaac Retirement Village

resident Graham Tate has met

with ECan representatives to

discuss what

could replace

the bus service

which no

longer stops at

the village on

Philpotts Rd.

The meeting

Graham Tate

comes after a

long fight by

residents to get an alternative

service.

At a meeting on January

17, ECan raised the idea of

providing a service on a trial

basis to transport retirement

village residents to bus stops and

locations that they can no longer

access.

“We’re very happy to look at

an option that I think could be

better than the bus,” Mr Tate

said.

“The welfare of the elderly is

very much about them getting

out and meeting other people

and seeing other things.”

ECan senior manager of public

transport Stewart Gibbon said

the service would be similar

to what is already offered to

residents in rural areas,

where bus services are not

accessible.

Mr Tate said the details of the

service still need to be worked

out.

“What I think would be ideal

would be to run a regular route

in a 4km radius with stops at

places like the malls and at

bus hubs and at St George’s,

Burwood and Southern Cross

hospitals,” Mr Tate said.

Mr Gibbon said ECan had

not decided how big the vehicle

would need to be, but Mr Tate

said an eight-seater would be

ideal. ECan would run the

alternative service on a trial basis

if the idea is given the green

light.

“Discussions to date are

exploring the idea of a trial

period of up to six months to

validate the feasibility of the idea

in this specific urban context,”

Mr Gibbon said.

If the service continued after

the trial, a trust could be formed

OPTION:

ECan has

raised

the idea

of a trial

service to

transport

retirement

village

residents

now that

the Orbiter

bus no

longer

stops

outside the

village.

between ECan and elected

representatives from the village

to fund it. ECan and the New

Zealand Transport Agency could

provide an annual grant for the

service, but the majority of the

cost would need to be covered by

the trust.

Mr Tate said the drivers

would be a mix of volunteers

from the village and other

community members who

wished to help. ECan will now

discuss the option with Ryman

Healthcare, which owns Diana

Isaac Retirement Village.

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Williamson said he had emailed

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•From page 1

“We need to be able to help the

police to keep the crime under

control and accept the fact that

the police want us to report

everything,” Ms Bragg said.

Ms Bragg said she and a number

of others in the east were left

with damaged properties, no running

water and no toilets after the

earthquakes.

She said her limited knowledge

of what she could do to help

herself during this time had highlighted

the importance of providing

this information on the day.

New Brighton Business and

Landowners Association’s Paul

Lonsdale is also helping to

organise the event. He said the

community

had also not

been prepared

for the tsunami

warning after

the Kaikoura

earthquake, just

after midnight

Paul Lonsdale on November

14, 2016.

This made the tsunami preparedness

side of the expo another

key focus, Mr Lonsdale said.

“Both Sumner and New

Brighton got bottlenecked with

people trying to get out late

at night and some people had

nowhere to go.”

“There’s always this threat

hanging over any coastal

community, and understanding

what to do to ensure that you’re

safe if something should ever

happen I think is an important

thing to know.”

Ms Bragg said she had been to

a number of small-scale disaster

preparedness and public safety

community meetings in the past.

At these, she said people had

often voiced safety concerns,

but discussion rarely took place

around strategies to manage

them. She said this had inspired

her to organise the event.

“We’ve got to help people and

the only way we can do that is by

arming them with knowledge,

because knowledge is power.”

Cost of a doctor’s visit hits hard

The axeing of

community services

card discounts at

some medical centres

has become an issue

nationwide. Matt

Slaughter investigates

what the situation is in

the eastern suburbs

NEW BRIGHTON Health Care

is one of four medical centres in

the east which do not provide

community services card

discounts.

Auckland-based White

Cross Healthcare took over the

ownership of New Brighton

Health Care late last year and

decided to stop providing the

discount.

Travis Medical Centre in

North New Brighton, Woodham

Road Medical and Parklands

Medical Centre are the closest

options for residents in these

areas. However, none of them

offer the community services

card discount. QE II Medical

Centre, Linwood Medical

Centre, Eastcare Health and

North Avon Medical Centre all

offer the discounts.

White Cross Healthcare made

the decision to opt out because of

a new Government policy which

took effect on December 1.

The policy means clinics that

had opted into the community

services card discount can

now only charge card-holders

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STRUGGLE: Denise George says her bank account and health

are suffering because of the New Brighton Health Care

centre’s decision to no longer provide a community services

card discount. (Below) – New Brighton Health Care.

a maximum of $18.50 for a

doctor’s visit and $12.50 for

children aged between 14 and 17.

The move prompted

Southshore Residents’

Association treasurer Denise

George to voice her concerns

when the group met recently.

Ms George said New Brighton

Health Care’s decision to stop

offering the discount had left her

with no choice but to take the

financial hit when visiting her

doctor.

She said the cost had

sometimes put her off going to

the doctor altogether.

“Because of a health problem, I

have to go every three months, so

when you add my prescriptions

onto it, you’re looking at $80

or $90 every time I go to the

doctor.”

She said she was ill recently,

but instead of visiting the

doctor, she waited until her next

scheduled appointment.

“I thought I can’t afford (it),

so I waited until my doctor’s

appointment and I got told off

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. . . because I could have made

myself very ill,” she said.

New Brighton Health Care

currently has 3000 patients

enrolled who have community

services cards. The centre is the

only general practitioner in New

Brighton, South New Brighton

and Southshore.

New Brighton Health Care

clinic business manager Sharron

Harris said it recognised the

financial strain the policy is

having on some patients, and

is considering reintroducing

discounts in the future.

Said Mrs Harris: “New

Brighton Health Care has

decided to remain outside of the

Government’s funding scheme

while it makes a more detailed

assessment of the impacts.”

However, Ms George said these

clinics were sometimes too hard

to get to for the sickest and most

elderly patients.

Eastcare Health practice

manager Fiona McDonald said

its decision to continue to offer

the discount to card-holders

was to ensure patients were not

put off by the same costs as Ms

George had been.

Mrs McDonald said the

community services card

discount decreased the cost of

a doctor’s appointment at the

clinic by $30 for both adults and

children.

“It’s a huge help to people,

especially in this community in

Aranui, so there’s nothing that

will prevent them from coming

when they’re sick.”

Mrs Harris said New Brighton

Health Care sympathised with

community services card-holders

and was assessing the impact of

its policy.

“We are considering the

possibility of introducing

discounts for community

services card-holders because

New Brighton Health

Care recognises the extra

affordability challenges faced

by these patients. We are

currently considering if we can

offer discounts for community

services card-holders and how to

fund them.”

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Tuesday January 29 2019 5

Rallying to beautify Richmond

• By Matt Slaughter

RICHMOND IS looking greener

after a working bee was held

to install planter boxes along

Stanmore Rd.

Richmond residents and

businesses came together with

Richmond Community Garden

representatives to take part in

the Richmond village streetscape

project.

Richmond Residents

and Business Association

chairwoman Hayley

Guglielmo said she and about 20

volunteers had got their hands

dirty installing 10 new planter

boxes along the footpath at the

North Avon Rd end of Stanmore

Rd.

Mrs Guglielmo said the

existing plantings on the footpath

also received a tidy-up.

The planter boxes were repurposed

and donated by the

city council, which also provided

some funding for plants.

Mrs Guglielmo said the planter

boxes would add some muchneeded

vibrancy to Stanmore

Rd’s worn footpath.

“They will have a mixture of

bee-loving, colourful hebes and

herbs for restaurants and shops to

use, so it will look lush and green.

It will brighten up our Stanmore

Rd village.”

Mrs Guglielmo said the project

had been part of a drive to clean

up Richmond’s earthquakedamaged

footpaths and provide

something good for its people.

“The Richmond Community

Garden and the residents’

association have got a really

• By Julia Evans

THE OUTCOME of a bid to

scuttle plans for a $1 million

toilet block and changing room at

QE II Park won’t be known until

after a second meeting.

City councillor Glenn

Livingstone says the cost for the

planned 200 sq m building is too

extravagant.

REVITALISED: Richmond residents installed planter boxes along Stanmore Rd to beautify the

street. Left to right: Rachel Thwaites, Ashley Crook and Hayley Guglielmo.

big drive to make Richmond

greener and more edible.” She

said the Richmond Residents

and Business Association was

currently working with the

city council to organise more

plantings for Richmond’s

earthquake-damaged sites.

“There are quite a few sites

“You can build a good

house for $350,000,

which includes the

infrastructure, sewage

and water, so I’m not

sure what they have in

mind for $1 million,” he

said.

The Master Plan went

before a city council

hearings panel last week

around Richmond that have been

left to rack and ruin just simply

because of post-earthquake

issues.”

Ruedi’s Cafe owner Irene

Liu said the planter boxes

were directly outside of her

store and had made a noticeable

difference. “After the earthquake,

and it will meet again on

Monday. “But even then,

we might not come to a

recommendation on that

day. It’s a big decision,

so we’ve got to get it

right.”

It will then make a

recommendation about

the plan to the full city

council.

the street was damaged badly.”

She said the new planter boxes

could attract new business and

it was great to see residents and

the city council team-up to do

something about it.

The planter boxes made it feel

like Stanmore Rd now had “more

direction,” Ms Liu said.

No decision yet on bid to block $1m toilet plan

Glenn

Livingstone

The $12 million in the

Master Plan will go towards

the construction and repair of

sporting facilities that were

lost and damaged in the

earthquakes, a new playground

and a community centre

upgrade.

Cr Livingstone said the

hearings panel went for a site visit

to QE II last week.

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News

Now

• By Matt Slaughter

Fire rages, homes at risk

New

PostShop

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Thursday

NEW ZEALAND Post will be

staying at Eastgate Shopping

Centre.

The PostShop will move into

Paper Plus on

Thursday.

Eastgate’s

previous

New Zealand

PostShop will

be vacated on

Wednesday

following the

closure of its

old partner Ruth Dyson

Kiwibank.

New Zealand Post head

of retail Mark Yagmich said

this was a good outcome for

residents in the east who relied

on New Zealand Post’s services.

“We’re especially pleased we

were able to find such a great

partner to work with that’s in

the same mall.”

Mr Yagmich said partnering

with Paper Plus would mean the

store would be open for longer

on Saturdays and also remain

open on Sundays.

However, concerns still

remain over Kiwibank’s

planned closure after the split.

Port Hills MP Ruth

Dyson said it was crucial

Kiwibank’s services remained

open in the east.

Ms Dyson said she would

be presenting a petition with

more than 2600 signatures to

keep Kiwibank’s services in

the Eastgate Shopping Centre

to Kiwibank representatives in

Wellington today.

“A lot of people in the

Woolston and Linwood area

have already seen the cutback

of their bus service. In this

area, we contribute the same

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News

• By Matt Slaughter

IN 1993, Mark Ashby had

to relearn how to walk and

talk after a car accident left

him with a serious brain

injury.

He achieved this, and

now 26 years later, the

44-year-old from Woolston

is using art as the next step

towards recovery.

Ashby’s work is on

display at the New Brighton

Library until the end of the

week.

Art is just one of the

activities he has taken up to

aid his recovery.

Ashby is also a keen

bodybuilder who has

competed overseas.

He said his art reflects his

unique view of the world

after his injury.

Ashby said his artworks

have been part of his

journey towards recovery

and he hopes they will help

others going through the

same challenges.

The exhibition is

about “getting over the

stigma of having had the

accident and then being

able to express myself,” said

Ashby.

For others in similar

positions, he said “it will

give them hope.”

He also said keeping

moving was crucial to

his recovery. The mental

fitness he has gained

from painting was just as

important as the physical

fitness he has developed

through a passion for

bodybuilding, he said.

“Getting everything

moving is a wondrous

achievement and that

should be recognised.”

Ashby said painting also

ON DISPLAY: Mark Ashby

creates art, like this portrait of

his parents Maureen and Hyvern

Ashby, to help him recover from

a serious brain injury.

PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER

Paintings give insight

into artist’s recovery

from brain injury

helped him overcome some

of the struggles that came

with his injury and it could

do the same for others in

his situation.

“In the dark times,

when you are isolated, you

feel comfortable in being

yourself.”

New Brighton Library

display wall co-ordinator

Daniel Ready said Ashby’s

work is abstract, but it

captures his world view

perfectly.

“The value that he

shows in his display is the

distorted view that he gives

everyone to look into his

mind.”

Mr Ready said seeing

the world through the

eyes of someone who has

experienced challenges

which have left him with

such a unique outlook on

life is special.

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Tuesday January 29 2019

News

SBHS

at capacity

• By Sophie Cornish

SHIRLEY BOYS’ High School has

announced it is now at capacity

for all year levels and will only be

accepting in-zone applicants for

2019.

It comes after debate within the

community following a new enrolment

zone for the school’s shared

site on QE II Park, which it will

share with Avonside Girls’ High

School. It plans to move to the site

later this year.

In a post on its Facebook page

on Thursday night, the school said

it will only be accepting enrolments

from in-zone applicants.

“Priority” students will now go

on waiting lists.

First priority on the waiting list

will go to siblings of current students,

then siblings of former students, sons

of former students, sons of board

members or board employees and

then out-of-zone applicants.

It comes after debate between

the schools, the Ministry of

Education and east Christchurch

communities following announcements

last year that the suburbs

of Shirley, Avonside, Dallington,

Richmond, Edgeware and parts of

Linwood may not be included for

the enrolment zone at the new site.

The school’s zones will be reviewed

again in May.

• By Sophie Cornish

POLICE SAY they are unable

to prosecute a motorist who has

allegedly caused damage in the

red zone because there is not

enough evidence.

Avonside resident Patrick

Boland went to police in October

with photographs and video he

took of a man he has dubbed the

‘red zone ram raider.’

Mr Boland gave police the vehicle’s

registration number and

said he had witnessed him driving

erratically in his sport utility

vehicle and damaging gates and

barriers.

A police spokeswoman said

the man has been issued with

infringement notices, including

driving without a licence and a

warrant of fitness.

There was not enough evidence

to support the claim he

had been smashing barriers.

Said Mr Boland: “The method

he uses is just driving straight

through like Rambo. I would

say that’s happened at least three

times. At the moment he seems

to be acting with impunity.

“As a community, all we are

trying to do is keep ourselves

safe,” he said.

Mr Boland’s video footage

shows the man acting

aggressively towards him,

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driving erratically and on the

wrong side of the road, but he

has been unable to film him in

the act of driving through the

barriers.

Currently, security within the

red zone area is managed by

Land Information New Zealand.

LINZ group manager land

and property Jeremy Barr said it

has discussed the damage with

police, who patrol the wider red

zone area.

“No action plans have been

developed with the police because

we have not been able to

identify any vehicles causing the

damage.”

“LINZ’s security guards are

very aware of the vandalism, and

patrol the problem areas to try

to stop damage being done. They

have not yet been able to identify

any vehicles causing damage,”

he said.

Last year, there were 25 occasions

where LINZ carried out

repairs to barriers, which cost

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“This comes from the maintenance

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from the Canterbury recovery

appropriation to maintain the

residential red zone which comes

from the Government,” said Mr

Barr.

Some areas required more

repairs than others.

Six repairs have been

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in Dallington, and four in

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Board member launching

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• By Jess Gibson

Tuesday January 29 2019

News

A JEWELLERY business set up

by a community board member

to tackle global issues is finally

set to launch.

Bead and Proceed, which

aims to spark up conversations

about the United Nations’ 17

sustainability goals, is set to

launch on February 24.

Its chief executive Bridget

Williams – who is also a

Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood

Community Board member –

plans to host a launch party with

business partners, Luke Gillespie

and Anita Chang, at Avebury

House from 12.30-3pm on the

day of the launch.

New Zealand agreed to adopt

the sustainability goals in 2015.

They aim to end poverty, protect

the environment and minimise

inequality, among other

aspirations, by 2030.

“These goals are for everyone,

no one can be left behind,” said

Miss Williams.

The jewellery kits aim to get

people together to create their

own necklaces, with five beads

that can be painted different

colours to represent the goals

they want achieved.

The money from each kit

LAUNCH: Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board

member Bridget Williams (right) and her business partner Anita

Chang are set to launch of their company next month.

purchased will be used to donate

another kit to a low decile school

or community organisation.

Bead to Proceed has partnered

with SILENCE, an organisation

in Kolkata, India, which employs

deaf and physically-challenged

people to craft products and

earn a sustainable income. The

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last year but was delayed to allow

SILENCE employees more time

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• By Louis Day

TUG LYTTELTON’S first

passenger cruise in three years

has been delayed again.

The cruise was originally

scheduled to take place in

December but was pushed back

to this month. It has now been

delayed again until next month.

Tug Lyttelton Preservation

Society head stoker Mike Bruce

said there is still paperwork to

complete before any passenger

cruises on the restored tug can

take place.

“The boat is fine, everything

is absolutely tickety-boo there.

We are just waiting on the final

sign-off from the maritime safety

authority.”

Mr Bruce said once the

paperwork has been completed,

it could take up to three weeks

to prepare the boat for passenger

cruises.

“If we get the sign-off at the

end of this week, we will have to

reheat the boiler. That’s going to

take five to six days to do, then it

is going to take a few days to get

a roster together. After that it’s

going to be a good two to three

weeks before we get steam up.”

Lyttelton Community

Association chairman Ken

Maynard said he was becoming

concerned the tug boat might not

return at all.

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“It would be a massive loss if

it was lost forever. It’s one piece

of the puzzle in Lyttelton, if it

goes it could have an impact on

tourism and local businesses in

the area.”

One Lyttelton cafe owner, who

did not want to be named, said

the tug brought a lot of business

to the area.

However, Lyttelton Coffee

Company owner Stephen Mateer

said it did not boost his business.

“My customers tend to be the

more environmentally-friendly

type. The tug has quite a specific

clientele and I don’t notice a

difference in my business when it

is running.”

Mr Mateer, a self-confessed

“greenie”, did not appreciate the

tug’s impact on the environment.

“The tug boat burns coal

and lets out a large amount

of black smoke. If it could be

re-powered with more of an

environmentally-friendly design,

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Tuesday January 29 2019 13

First national tennis title

for Cashmere youngster

DETERMINED: Hollie Tribble riding at the Oceania BMX

Continental Championships.

PHOTO: DUSTY ROAD PHOTOGRAPHY

Hollie pedals to third at

Oceania BMX champs

• By Jess Gibson

NORTH Avon Christchurch

BMX Club rider Hollie Tribble

has made her mark at an

international level.

Hollie, 8, finished third

at the Oceania Continental

Championships last Saturday

in Te Awamutu, where she

competed against riders a year

older than her.

The event for nine-year-olds

was won by Cambridge rider

Beth Walker. More than 500

riders competed at the champs

– eight of them from the North

Avon Christchurch club.

Hollie qualified after finishing

eighth at the national competiton

in New Plymouth last year, in

spite of suffering a big crash

during the race.

Earlier this month, Hollie

competed at the South Island

BMX Titles in Dunedin, ​where

she won all of her seven races

and the overall event for girls

aged seven to nine, defending her

2018 title as the top South Island

rider in her category. Hollie

started riding at age four after her

mother Hayley Groves took her

to watch a national competition

in Hornby.

“She decided then that she

CHUFFED: Hollie Tribble

receives her trophy for

finishing third in the ‘girls aged

nine’ section. PHOTO: HAYLEY

GROVES

wanted to be a BMX rider, so

she tested us until she could get

a BMX bike and go to training,”

said Ms Groves.

Hollie said her favourite part

about riding is “travelling around

New Zealand” with friends from

her club. She will soon have to

balance three to four days of

training a week.

“Training is after school so

sometimes homework can be

a challenge, but Hollie tries to

complete her homework before

school each day by getting up

early,” said Ms Groves.

RUBY YOUNG teamed up with

Auckland’s Sasha Situe to win

the girls doubles title at the 12

and under New Zealand junior

championships at Wilding Park

last week.

The 12-year-old Cashmere

player and Sasha were more

than worthy of their No 1

seeding, dropping just three

games in their opening two

matches. In the semi-final they

defeated the all-Christchurch

pairing of Emma Mason and

Tatum Falck 6-2,6-3.

In the final they met No 3

seeds and the all Auckland

pairing of Aisha Das and Renee

Zhang. Ruby and Sasha had a

crucial late break to win the

opening set 7-5. The second set

was an even tighter affair going

to a tiebreaker, which they won

8-6 to win 7-5, 7-6(6).

“It was really exciting and

nerve-racking, but my partner

[Sasha] was really supportive,”

said Ruby.

In singles Ruby defeated

fellow Cashmere player Lucia

Gale 6-4, 6-1 in the first

round. She then accounted for

Ruth Baantarawa from New

Caledonia 6-1, 6-2 before falling

to No 4 seed Maria Galatescu

5-7, 4-6 in a tight quarter-final.

THE CASHMERE Tennis

Club will host one of Tennis

New Zealand’s new money

tournaments being launched

to boost the number of

competitive tournaments on the

national calendar.

Kiwi Money Tournaments

will launch next month with six

pilot events.

The new tournaments will

offer $2000 in prize money per

event.

The men’s draw will have

up to a 32-strong qualifying

field starting on Fridays and a

24-strong main draw starting

Saturday. The women’s draw

will start with a 24-strong main

draw field.

“Every successful tennis

nation has a highly competitive

tournament pathway. New

Zealand was missing an all-year

tournaments circuit where

junior, casual and pro players

could compete against each

other. These tournaments

are the perfect step towards a

complete tournament calendar

SPORTS

COMPETITIVE: Ruby Young (far left) and Sasha Situe (centre

left) won the national 12 and under girls doubles title by

defeating Aisha Das (centre right) and Renee Zhang.

It was the second close

encounter Ruby had had with

Ruth during the week. The two

met at the teams tournament

played before the 12 and

under New Zealand junior

championships which resulted

in ruby losing 6-1, 2-6, 7-10 in a

third set super-tiebreaker.

Ruby – who plays in

Cashmere’s premier women’s

interclub team – began playing

at the age of seven and is

coached by her father Greg

Young who is a former premier

interclub player.

She will begin her first

year at St Margaret’s College

shortly on a sports scholarship.

Ruby is also a rep level football

and plays for Cashmere

Technical.

Bid to boost number

of national tournaments

in New Zealand,” said Tennis

New Zealand performance

coach Christopher Lambert.

Cashmere will host the last

of the six tournaments from

March 29-31. The other venues

holding tournaments from

late February are North Shore,

Auckland, Hamilton, Blenheim

and Timaru.

The winners of the

tournaments will receive $600

in prize money, with defeated

finalists receiving $300. Semifinalists

will receive $50.


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become a member

Play

House of Cards is a day-time bridge club

situated in Merivale. Our philosophy is to

provide a friendly, family-type environment

for bridge players.

Bridge is not only a wonderful, stimulating

game, it is also splendidly social. We have

had much pleasure in seeing many new

friendships flourish over the years.

House of Cards is especially renowned

for its teaching and we have taught literally

thousands of beginners as well as improvers,

in Christchurch and around New Zealand.

We have run several national teachers’

conferences and have been instrumental

in creating a national standard for bridge

teachers.

We have also written a whole series of

bridge books for new and improving players

which are widely used in New Zealand,

Australia and the United Kingdom.

We are a friendly, enthusiastic team

who welcome new players. We have four

sessions dedicated especially for the novice

player, so you needn’t feel nervous!

We will also introduce you to

SkyBridgeClub. This is an online club

catering for the improving player, where

you can practice online during your course.

It’s a great way to learn.

Come in and see us. We’d love to meet you.

WORKOUT,

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• New Cardio equipment.

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Line up for fun

learn to Line Dance

The dance floor – a place where bills

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music. The dance floor is freedom, say the

Cathedral City Line Dancers.

A recent German study tested people

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then measured their hippocampuses

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those who did Line Dancing were better

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So, if you like to dance, want a social life

with a friendly bunch of people and a lot

of laughs while exercising your brain, then

Line Dancing could be just what you are

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You can have all this, plus meet new

friends by joining Cathedral City Line

Dancers and learning to dance with Mary.

For details, see the advertisement on this

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You will quickly appreciate the added luxury that a Heritage Health Club membership brings with access to an indoor

pool, spa, sauna and fully equipped gym.

Experience the Heritage Health Club.

28-30 Cathedral Square

T 377 2122 | M 021 977 221

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Want to try Aikido

Want to try the martial art Aikido, learn

self defence and improve your fitness?

Make it a New Years resolution and

Become a Member of Aikido Shinryukan

Canterbury.

Aikido is an effective self defence art

that you can build into your daily life.

Unlike most other martial arts it is not a

competitive sport but offers something

for everyone young or old and whatever

condition you are in.

Some of the benefits from learning aikido

will include developing strength, flexibility,

posture and confidence. Aikido provides

a great antidote to the daily stresses we

all endure, and ASC prides itself on a

supportive training environment.

At ASC you will learn aikido from some

of the most senior instructors training in

NZ and enjoy seminars with some of the

top aikido teachers in the world.

Through its dojos in Burnside and

Centrally located within Christchurch’s

Heritage Hotel, the Heritage Health Club

allows you to escape the multitudes and

train in a private, tranquil space.

Owned and managed by Ken and Jude

Mackwell, the club offers a 20m indoor

pool, spa and sauna alongside a fully

equipped gym, and an environment

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offers training near you. Its timetable of

23 classes weekly including morning and

evening classes ensures that you can find

a flexible training schedule that suits you.

ASC also runs kids classes.

For more about Aikido Shinryukan

Canterbury phone Andrew 021 343 672

Website www.christchurchaikido.co.nz

or come to our Open Day at our Burnside

Dojo on Thursday 7 February at 6pm.

Special environment at

central city health club

Learn To Line Dance

With Mary Stanley-Shepherd

CATHEDRAL CITY LINE DANCERS

MONDAYS

Commencing 4 th February 2019

Bromley Community Centre, Bromley Rd.

New Dancers 6 – 7pm

Experienced Dancers

7.00 – 8.30pm

Tuesday & Wednesday

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Woolston Club, Hargood St, Woolston

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BRIDGE

LESSONS

4 introductory simple lessons to

the wonderful game of bridge

Classes start:

Tues February 19th at 1.30pm

special, with personalised service, towels

on hand, a private locker, and no waiting

for equipment. New cardio equipment and

fully refurbished club.

“We pride ourselves on our welcoming,

friendly environment without overcrowding,

and fitness options for a wide

range of requirements including Cardio,

Strength Training, Core Stability, Swim

Training and Rehabilitation from injury,”

Ken explains.

Experienced Personal Trainers help you

maximise your training sessions and keep

you progressing towards your health and

fitness goals.

Membership packages vary depending

on the membership term. Call 03 377

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Located at 28-30 Cathedral Square,

the Heritage Health Club is open 6am-

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continuing education

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JP Clinic at Shirley

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Tuesday, Wednesday,

Thursday 10am-1pm

A justice of the peace will

be available to members of

the community to witness

signatures and documents,

certify document copies,

hear oaths, declarations,

affidavits or affirmations

as well as sign citizenship,

sponsorship or rates

rebates applications. No

charge.

Shirley Library, 36

Marshland Rd

Scrabble Club

Wednesday, 1.30-3.30pm

Go along to the Scrabble

Club. No obligation, just

go along when you can and

join the friendly group. All

materials are supplied. No

fee.

Shirley Library, 36

Marshland Rd

Te Waka

Huruhurumanu – the

magical mōkihi

Thursday, 10am-noon,

and 1-3pm

Go journey with us on

our mōkihi (reed boat)

visiting some cool places

around Te Waipounamu

(the South Island). Learn

about these places through

stories, games and crafts.

There’s something for

everyone.

Shirley Library, 36

Marshland Rd

Technology Help Drop

In Sessions

Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm

Go along to the drop-in

sessions for help with

email, searching the

internet, using the library

catalogue, eBooks, and

general computer queries.

Shirley Library, 36

Marshland Rd

Cards Club

Friday, 1.30–3.30pm

This weekly card club

is held every Friday, just

go along and join the fun.

Free, no bookings required.

Shirley Library, 36

Marshland Rd

Shirley Library’s

Culture Exchange

Friday, 3.45-4.45pm

Go along and make new

friends, practice English

and learn about New

Zealand and Christchurch.

Shirley Library, 36

Marshland Rd

Mahjong Group

Saturday, 2-4pm

Learn to play mahjong

at Shirley Library. For

beginners and advanced

players alike. If you have

your own set, please take it

along, otherwise go along

and join in a friendly game.

Shirley Library, 36

Marshland Rd

Activity Zone

Monday, 3.45-4.45pm

Go and have fun at

Activity Zone, the Shirley

Library after-school club.

There will be technology,

games, crafts and books.

Email georgia.oconnor@starmedia.kiwi

by 5pm each Wednesday

Monday’s Golden Oldie

Movie Screening will

be The Cruel Sea. It will

screen at 1.30pm at the

New Brighton Museum.

The 1953 film stars Jack

Hawkins and Donald

Sinden. It follows the

World War II adventures

of a British convoy escort

ship and its officers.

Running time is 1hr and

42min. Arrive early for

a cuppa and a chat. $2

donation.

Suitable for ages six to 10.

Caregivers should remain

in the library during the

session.​ Free, no bookings

required.

Shirley Library, 36

Marshland Rd

SAYGo Steady As

You Go Falls

Prevention Exercise

Class

Tuesday, February 5,

10am

Go along to SayGo

Class at the Parklands

Community Centre,

on Tuesday at 10am.

Especially designed to

help you not to fall.

Cost is a $2 donation.

Just go along, no need to

book.

Parkview Community

Lounge, 77 Queenspark

Drive (beside the children’s

playground)

Multicultural Festival

February 9, 11am-3pm

The annual inner

city east Multicultural

Festival is a celebration

of the neighbourhood’s

cultural diversity.

Go along and enjoy

food, ethnic stalls and

a main stage hosting a

variety of entertainment,

as well as children’s stone

carving, face painting and

have-a-go stall. A hangi

will be available from

noon.

Doris Lusk Reserve

(south-east corner of

Worcester Ave and

Stanmore Rd)

Christchurch School

of Music enrolments

are open for 2019

The Christchurch

School of Music is

a family-oriented

community aimed

at providing quality

music education

in and around

Christchurch. The

school has been an

important part of the

Christchurch music

education scene for

62 years so why not

come along and join

us?

CSM is a not-forprofit

organisation with a strong focus on

community. From ages 2 to 92 we have

something for everyone. On a Saturday

morning the whole family can find

something to suit.

For the young ones there are pre-school

and junior school classes, “Take Off with

Music”, 41/2 year olds can start on Suzuki

strings and at 6 the recorder is a great

instrument to learn. In 2019 we have a

fantastic deal for beginner recorder players

– just $52 for a year of tuition and this

includes a recorder and a book!!

Older children and adults may opt for

group or individual lessons on a specific

instrument (including voice). With six

orchestras, two concert bands, a Big Band, a

jazz combo, 6 wind ensembles, rock bands,

two choirs, chamber groups, a samba band

and a guitar ensemble there is an ensemble to

suit all levels and all ages.

If affordability is an issue, CSM may be able

to offer a discount through funding provided

by the Rata Foundation.

Enrolments are open for 2019 so please

contact us via our website www.csm.org.

nz and let us start you on a musical journey

that will bring pleasure for a lifetime.

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Enrol now for 2018

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continuing education

Join a night class at

Papanui High School

It is time to make those New Year

resolutions so why not begin 2019 by

taking some time for yourself and joining

one of the wide range of nightclasses that

are on offer at Papanui High School.

The start of a new year is the ideal

opportunity to get inspired to get out and

learn something new and meet some new

people? Classes for Term 1 begin from

Monday 11 February and the options are

extensive from Art to Yoga and everything

in between we are sure regardless of your

age or interest you will find something

to tempt you. Classes at Papanui High

School are held in a warm, friendly relaxed

environment and our tutors are supportive

and well qualified in their chosen fields.

One of our new courses on offer is

Cake Design, taught by Paula Profitt from

Sweet Revenge Bakery. Paula is a very

experienced Cake Designer and she will

teach students how to layer and fill and ice

a cake to a smooth finish, piping techniques

and the art of a good drizzle along with

mirror glazes and chocolate decorations.

You will also learn how to make fondant

cake toppers in various styles.

For further information and enrolment

in any of our courses please visit our

website www.papanui.school.nz go to the

Adult Education tab at the top right of the

screen and then browse courses, or email

Barbara Roper rpb@papanui.school.nz

or telephone our office on 3520701.

New experiences at WEA

It is almost time for the new term to

start here at the Canterbury Workers

Educational Association (WEA). Just as the

new year brings a chance for us all to reflect

and set goals for positive change in the year

ahead, so to does the new school year for

us at the WEA, as we plan and schedule

courses, talks and learning opportunities

across the coming months. Positive change

(whether for personal or planetary gain)

is what the WEA is all about and we are

excited to offer plenty to support positive

change in the Term 1 programme (which

runs February 11th to April 7th).

With new courses in printmaking and

creative writing, and workshops ranging

from crafting feminism to renaissance

dance there is plenty to help you get creative

this summer.

We also have talks coming up from and

about some truly inspiring people and

organisations. We will be joined by Mojo

Mathers on 20th February (New Zealand’s

first deaf Member of Parliament) for a

look at why disability representation in

politics matters for all of us. Then during

Seaweek (6th March) we will hear from the

volunteers at Sea Shepherd on the threats

to our underwater ecosystems and the

work they are doing to protect them. There

are also talks about Marie Curie, Ernest

Shackleton and William Morris to mention

but a few.

For those wanting to take action in their

own lives to make a difference, a course in

taking sustainability to the next level will

be on Wednesday evenings (it even has

dinner included) followed by one on how

to live well with less (Living Tiny(er)) on

Thursday evenings.

All in all there are more than 40 listed

events, all of which can be booked

online at www.cwea.org.nz . Our printed

programme is available from our front

porch (59 Gloucester street) or at your

local library, and our office is open

9.30-3pm Monday to Friday. We look

forward to answering your questions and

hopefully helping

you to make 2019

a year of new

experiences and

positive learning!

Piano

Raewyn Clegg

Registered Teacher of

Piano and Theory of

Music.

29 Lancewood Drive

Halswell

Ph 322-9377

Papanui High School

Adult & Community Education

Night Classes

Arts, Crafts, Dance, Dressmaking, Cooking, Music,

Health, Chinese Massage, Photography, Skin Care,

Exercise, Upholstery, Beekeeping, Languages...

• Term 1 begins 11th February 2019

• Weekly evening or weekend classes • Pricing from $98

See our range of courses on www.papanui.school.nz/adult-education

Enrol Now! Phone 03 352 0701 or email rpb@papanui.school.nz

art, dance, music, tech, science,

history, philosophy:

40+ short courses and talks enroling now

CWEA, 59 Gloucester Street, Christchurch

www.cwea.org.nz | ph 366 0285

STUDY @ SIT

ENROLMENTS ARE CLOSING SOON FOR FEBRUARY 2019 INTAKES

With over 200 courses, In 33 subject areas, from Certificate to

Master’s degrees, SIT has an option for you.

If you are eligible for the Fees Free govt policy, then you can

apply for the Mayor Tim Shadbolt Accommodation Bursaries

for Invercargill

Call today or email info@sit.ac.nz

0800 4 0 FEES

www.sit.ac.nz

CWEA, 59 Gloucester Street, Christchurch

www.cwea.org.nz

ph 366 0285

CWEA, 59 Gloucester Street, Christchurch

www.cwea.org.nz

ph 366 0285


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continuing education

Adult and Community

Education at Risingholme

Community Centre –

come learn with us!

We are now taking enrolments for 2019.

New classes start on Monday 11th February

and all class information is available via our

website. www.risingholme.org.nz

Classes include Print Making for

Beginners, Drawing and Sketching, Night

Photography and Photoshop. We have also

developed a new series of classes that focus

on sustainability ‘Future Living Skills’ This

sustainable living programme is a practical,

fun way to learn and use actions, which not

only reduce your environmental impacts,

but can also save you money and bring you

a heathier lifestyle. The ‘Plastics Free’ and

‘Fermented Foods’ workshops although

offered separately are also offered as part

of the ‘Future Living Skills’ programme.

We are continually developing new courses

based on the information that we gather

from the community, so please check our

website regularly for updates.

Risingholme’s traditional base of art and

craft courses continues to flourish with a

full range available at a number of venues.

They include fabrics, woodwork skills, cake

decorating, health & fitness and well-being,

computing, guitar and cooking as well as

many others.

Have you ever considered learning a new

Language we have a number of these that

will run throughout the year including NZ

Sign, Te Reo Maori, ESOL, Russian, Italian,

Arabic, German, Spanish and Italian.

Language classes run at a variety of levels

from beginners to more advanced.

If you cannot find what you are looking

for – “Tell us what you would like to learn”

For more information on classes at

Risingholme, Riccarton High School,

Christchurch Girls High School, Shirley

Boys High School and Hornby High

School, contact Risingholme Community

Centre at 332 7359 or email info@

risingholme.org.nz

The full programme for Term 4 is on our

website at http://www.risingholme.org.nz

FREE Arts & Design

course, with NCEA built in

For those looking for a role that

combines artistic and digital talents, then

this outstanding, FREE, entry level course

delivered by local Training Provider

Trainme, is perfect for those wishing to

pursue, graphic design, photography or

digital media as a career.

The course covers the introduction to

media techniques such as drawing and

photography. Students will learn to use

design software and create their own design

concepts while collaborating with other

students on creative projects.

This course is FREE to students aged 16

to 19 and they only have to have NCEA 1

to join. Students without NCEA 1 can be

admitted, if they show artistic or digital

aptitude.

“Many feel that school is not working for

them or they left without qualifications,”

says Rhys Pollard, Marketer with tertiary

educator Trainme. “While not necessarily

academically minded, they do

have artistic talents and are very

much into digital technology.”

“This FREE six-month

Trainme course, combines

these in a very hands-on,

practical way, giving them an

intro into various digital media.

This way, they can decide which

direction to pursue as their

career focus.”

“As an NZQA approved

programme, NCEA credits

are built in, so if they apply

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themselves, they can graduate with a New

Zealand Certificate in Arts and Design

Level 2, as well as gaining credits towards

NCEA level 1 or 2.” Says Pollard.

“NCEA results will depend on how many

credits they bring to the course to start

with, but as it’s a fun subject, it won’t feel

like school at all.”

Successful Graduates from this

programme could pathway into higher

study in media arts, which could include

graphic design, video production,

photography or one of the many emerging

digital-based careers. Places are limited, so

students are encouraged to apply as soon as

they can.

Enrolments are Now Open, for a

February start. Contact Trainme at their

Addington campus for more information

on 0800 872 466, or txt ‘ARTS’ to 027 557

8839 or visit the website www.trainme.

co.nz to enrol online.

Adult and Community

Education Term 1, 2019

Come learn with us

Risingholme Community Centre offers

a wide range of short courses, each term,

at a range of venues.

Shirley Boys’ High School

Painting with Acrylics, German Language, Photoshop, Reiki Level 1, Spanish

Language Level 3, Te Reo Maori, Thai Cooking, Woodwork, Yoga (range of

classes), Art of Creativity & Expression, Sign Language.

Risingholme Community Centre

Art (Create with Pastels & Paints, Mixed Media, Watercolour, Painting with

Acrylics), Mindfulness, Cake Decorating, Drawing & Sketching, Embroidery,

ESOL, Fabric & Craft Skills, Guitar, Pottery, Sewing Skills, Upholstery, Using

your Overlocker, Weekend Sewing classes, Yoga, Wood Sculpture, Woodwork,

Woodwork for Women, Zentangle, Printmaking, Fermented Foods, Plastics

Free, Waiata.

Christchurch Girls’ High School

Dressmaking, Embroidery, Te Reo Maori, Watercolour Painting, Drawing &

Sketching, Preserving Fruit, Vegetables & Herbs.

Hornby High School

Sewing Skills, Thai Cooking, Te Reo.

Riccarton High School

Calligraphy, ESOL Business English Intermediate, Indian Cooking,

Italian Language, NZ Sign Language, Russian Language, Sewing Skills,

Spanish Language, Te Reo Maori, Arabic, A Taste of Egyptian Cooking,

Picture Framing.

Full details available on www.risingholme.org.nz

Risingholme office at 99 Hawford Road

Phone 332 7359 | Email info@risingholme.org.nz

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SNAP Fitness New Brighton - 185 Bower Avenue, New Brighton

Phone: 021 612 556 | Email: newbrighton@snapfitness.com

Staffed Hours: Mon/Wed/Fri 9am-1pm and 3pm-7pm,

Tue/Thu 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-12pm

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6 week challenge

6 week

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• Weigh ins

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tuesday 12 February

5pM-8pM

snap fitness

new Brighton’s

ladies night

ladies... are you hitting the gym or looking to join?

tuesday 12 February from 5pm-8pm is the night to do it!

We are welcoming back our fave salon, Salon Parlour, to our ladies night!

The Salon Parlour team will be on hand in the gym and offering up some complimentary services.

Just a snippet of what they have to offer on the night includes a chair massage,

brow bar, nail bar, hair acvice and much more.

There will be prizes for some lucky gym goers, so make sure you get there early to secure your spot.

Spaces will fill fast so get it in your diary now!

chair

Massage

brow

bar

nail

bar

hair

advice

and

much

more!

Snap Fitness New Brighton proudly supports the champion centre with

their DEDICATED TO THE CHAMPIONS children's area for parents to help

them with their training.

Snap Fitness New Brighton is also proud to support the christchurch bull

breed rescue and the Familial trust which helps families with addiction.

snap fitness new Brighton - 185 Bower Avenue, New Brighton

phone: 021 612 556 | email: newbrighton@snapfitness.com

staffed hours: Mon/Wed/Fri 9am-1pm and 3pm-7pm,

Tue/Thu 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-12pm

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SNAP Fitness New Brighton - 185 Bower Avenue, New Brighton

Phone: 021 612 556 | Email: newbrighton@snapfitness.com

Staffed Hours: Mon/Wed/Fri 9am-1pm and 3pm-7pm,

Tue/Thu 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-12pm

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