Nor'West News: January 29, 2019

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• 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 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.

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On page 1, we reveal common sense may

have finally prevailed in the long-running

battle between Diana Isaac Retirement

Village residents and Environment

Canterbury. The residents have dug in over the axeing of the bus

service on their street, and now seem to have come up trumps.

ECan is looking at an alternative service to get the oldies to

and from where they need to go.

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Tuesday January 29 2019 3

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PostShop

to move on

Thursday

THE PAPANUI PostShop will

remain open but will move

premises on Thursday.

It will begin operating out of

the services centre at the Papanui

Library after closing at Main

North Rd.

Papanui PostShop was one of 79

set to close across the country as

part of a cost-cutting move by NZ

Post.

City councillor Mike Davidson

said the solution to partner with

the service centre was always a

good option.

“It’s a really good outcome for

the community, a fantastic result.

“When you look at the demographic

for Papanui there’s a lot of

elderly people and so many people

rely on those services,” said Cr

Davidson.

Age Concern Canterbury chief

executive Simon Templeton said

“having the PostShop close to the

mall was really useful for older

people because they could do

everything that they needed to

do in one area, so having it at the

library would keep that possibility

for them.”

Meanwhile, there is still no

update on the Merivale PostShop

which is due to close on Thursday.

Cracks in library floor

• By Jess Gibson

PARTS OF the Bishopdale

Library are being repaired just

18 months after it opened due

to cracks being found in the

concrete floor.

Shrinkage cracks which are

believed to have formed within

the first two days of the slab

being poured in 2017 are now

being fixed in the entrance and

the lobby of the building.

The library will remain

open and the entrance will be

detoured. The assembly hall was

closed for repair from January

20 and opened on Monday.

Acting head of libraries and

information Erica Rankin said

there is a high likelihood there

are shrinkage cracks in other

parts of the building, but they

are covered by floor materials.

The damage became apparent

SIGNIFICANT: One of the floor cracks at the new Bishopdale

Library.

when the plastic was removed

from the slab.

She said that the foyer required

fixing as the damage was

noticeable to visitors and the

assembly hall needed repairs as

cracks made the bamboo floor

covering unstable.

Specialist concrete installers

are working to remove the damaged

concrete and apply the new

floor topcoat of terrazzo-like

material.

There is no other damage to

the building.

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Teen’s booming gift card and baby

In just three years, Zoe

Elmey has sold more than

4500 gift cards which

feature her artwork,

with the prime minister

recently becoming

one of her many happy

recipients. Louis Day

reports

ZOE ELMEY is only 13 and

has already built up a booming

business.

The teenager has a gift card

business and a range of baby

products selling throughout New

Zealand.

The gift cards have also been

sold in a shop at Eastbourne in

south-east England.

Zoe, who starts St Andrew’s

College this year, has sold more

than 4500 gift cards featuring her

own designs.

And Prime Minister Jacinda

Ardern is also a fan.

Zoe sent gift cards and bibs

and teething rings from her

baby product range to new

mother Ms Adern as part of the

prime minister’s Christmas card

competition.

Ms Ardern sent a letter

thanking her for the gifts.

“It was amazing, I didn’t expect

anything back, I thought it was

just going to add to the pile of

things she probably receives,” she

said.

Zoe started the business Lots of

Love Art when she was 10.

She has 26 different designs,

which feature on various pieces

of artwork.

Fifty per cent of the proceeds

of a turtle card are donated to

Greenpeace to help it continue

to protect turtles from plastic

pollution.

She has also recently started

SUCCESFUL: Zoe Elmey has

sold more than 4500 gift

cards featuring her artwork.

(Above) – Prime Minister

Jacinda Ardern was sent gift

cards and items from Zoe’s

baby product range.

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her own baby range, inspired

by the arrival of her newborn

sister Hollyanne.

“I made so much stuff for her,”

she said.


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Tuesday January 29 2019 5

business

SEWING MACHINE: Zoe spends a lot of her free time sewing

items for her baby range.

“I was knitting and sewing and

I just loved the bibs and the

teething rings so I just started

selling them,” she said.

Zoe sews all of the baby bibs,

burp clothing and material

covering her teething rings by

hand.

“I’m probably different to the

usual teenager hanging out at the

beach and stuff. Basically, any

free time I have after school I’m

sewing and working on the baby

range.”

Said her mother Becky Nisbet:

“When Zoe was at pre-school she

would spend all day doing arts

and crafts and making presents

for me when other kids were in

the playground and sandpit.”

The business began to boom

after Mrs Nisbet started showing

the cards to gift shops while they

were on holiday in New Zealand

and when they were in England.

Natalie Stuart, of the Akaroa

Dolphins Shop, said Zoe’s cards

were extremely popular with

customers.

“People come in and are

astounded that the cards were

made by someone so young –

they sell like hot cakes.”

So is Zoe on her way to her first

$1 million? Mum and Zoe are not

saying.

• 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 be held on

March 9 from

11am until

3pm at the

old Central

New Brighton

Soozie Bragg

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.

“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

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Expo on emergencies, crime

Fire rages, homes at risk

the community had also not

been prepared for the tsunami

warning after the Kaikoura

earthquake, just after midnight

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

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knowledge, because knowledge

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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 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 the 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

earthquake-damaged footpaths

and provide something good for

its people.

“The Richmond Community

Garden and the residents’

association have got a really big

drive to make Richmond greener

and more edible.”

She said the Richmond

Residents and Business

Association was currently

REVITALISED: Rachel

Thwaites, Ashley Crook and

Hayley Guglielmo with the

planter boxes along Stanmore

Rd.

working with the city council

to organise more plantings

for Richmond’s earthquakedamaged

sites.

“There are quite a few sites

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, 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

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The planter boxes made it feel

like Stanmore Rd now had “more

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St Christopher’s

in the market

for new vicar

• By Georgia O’Connor-Harding

ST CHRISTOPHER’S church

in Avonhead is on the hunt for

a new vicar.

Vicar Mark Hood resigned

from the role last month

after serving at the church on

Avonhead Rd for four years.

But the priest-in-charge

of the Anglican church,

Reverend Susan Gill, who has

taken over the role temporarily,

said the church is happy to take

its time to find a new vicar.

“Things don’t move quickly

in Anglican churches,” she

said.

Reverend Gill said the

church wants to be more

focused on the wider

community this year than it

has been in the past.

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community development

before I was ordained so I am

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• By Jess Gibson

Tuesday January 29 2019

Board member launching

business with global goal

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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launch was meant to happen late

last year but was delayed to allow

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“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

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ideal. ECan would run

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basis if the idea is given the

green light.

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period of up to six months to

validate the feasibility of the idea

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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.

Bus battle almost over

in this specific urban context,”

Mr Gibbon said.

If the service continued after

the trial, a trust could be formed

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

Graham Tate 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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Anniversary

year!

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SPORTS

NOR’WEST NEWS

Walking into Community College

North Canterbury, you instantly get

the feel that this place is different to

school.

Students in chef outfits are busy

preparing food before their busy café

day. The barista machine hums as

students fine-tune their coffee-making

skills.

Sports students head off to the gym

for their daily workout and Emerge

prepares for a day orienteering on

mountain bikes.

Out the back, equine students are

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horses.

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school fees,

uniform and

stationery costs.

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all students and

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more practical nature, an alternative is

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DETERMINED: Hollie Tribble riding at the Oceania BMX Continental

Championships last Saturday.

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, who lives in St

Albans, 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 nineyear-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

CHUFFED: Hollie Tribble receives her trophy for

finishing third in the ‘girls aged nine’ section.

PHOTO: HAYLEY GROVES

started riding at age four

after her mother Hayley

Groves took her to watch

a national competition in

Hornby.

“She decided then that

she 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. The Elmwood

Normal School pupil 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. •More sport p12


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Tuesday January 29 2019 11

New reasons to enjoy popular local bar

For decades, the Brewers in

Merivale has been a popular

meeting place for locals as well as

customers from around the city to

get together and enjoy food, drinks

and live entertainment in a relaxed

environment.

Now there is even more reason to be

part of Brewers’ unpretentious village

vibe and charm. The Brewers has

new owners, and a young, friendly,

energetic team waiting to serve

you. Plus, the bar has had a major

makeover, with a smart new fit-out,

which optimises the comfortable

dining and drinking areas, both inside

and in the courtyard.

Beer lovers are spoilt for choice with

15 beers on tap, and there is a wide

selection of well-priced wines and

spirits, with Happy Hour every week

night from 3.30pm-5pm.

New chef, Robert, has designed a

gastro-style menu with an extensive

selection of tasty dishes, all at

competitive prices. On Wednesday

nights from 5pm, you can take

advantage of the two-for-one steak

deal – $30 for a 200-grm sirloin steak

for each person, served with chips

and salad and a choice of peppercorn

or mushroom sauce, or garlic butter.

No bookings – just walk in.

You won’t miss any of the big games,

with big-screen TVs inside, and in the

courtyard. And what better way to

spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon

than enjoying drinks and snacks

while you listen to live music in the

courtyard from 2pm.

Tuesday night is Quiz Night at the

Brewers, starting at 6.30pm, while

on Sunday and Monday nights,

schools and sports groups have the

opportunity to run fund-raising quiz

nights.

And keep Saturday night, Feburary

16 free – popular entertainer Gary

McCormack is teaming up with

recently knighted Sir Tim Shadbolt for

a special comedy night. Tickets are

$30, and can be purchased at the

bar.

Brewers is conveniently located in

the heart of Merivale, with off-street

customer parking… so much to enjoy,

it’s sure to become your regular

haunt.

Refurbished

& ready for you!

• New interior décor and courtyard.

• New chef/New menu.

• 15 tap beers, large wine & spirit selection

at great prices.

• Gary McCormack & Sir Tim Shadbolt

Comedy night. Saturday February 16th,

Tickets $30 at the bar.

• Enjoy music in the courtyard, Sundays 2pm.

• Quiz nights Tuesdays, 6.30pm.

• Meat raffles, happy hours & more.

2 for 1 $30

Steak nights

Wednesdays from 5pm

200gm Sirloin with chips & salad

Where locals meet to enjoy great food, drink & entertainment

177 Papanui Road, Merivale

Ph. 355 3377 www.thebrewers.co.nz


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NOR’WEST NEWS

SPORTS

Baker in US to

take up golf

scholarship

SUCCESS: Louis Sharp (inset) drove his kart to victory at the CIK Trophy of New Zealand.

St Joseph’s pupil has drive to

qualify for kart race in Italy

• By Gordon Findlater

LOUIS SHARP has taken a step

towards gaining a spot at the Rok

Cup International final in Italy

after winning his class at the

CIK Trophy of New Zealand in

Hamilton.

The 11-year-old St Joseph’s

School pupil didn’t show any

signs of rust as he drove to

victory in the Vortex Mini Rok

final after being out of his kart

for nearly two months.

The event was the first of four

in the ROK Cup NZ series. The

winner of the series will book

a seat in Italy. This year, two

drivers in the class will head to

the Rok Cup International final.

Louis will have a chance to

book an automatic spot if he

wins the KartSport New Zealand

national sprint championships in

April.

If a driver wins both the

national title and the series, the

second place finisher in the series

will qualify for a spot in Italy.

Louis dominated his class last

Saturday, qualifying fastest.

He then won both his heat one

and heat two races. Last Sunday

also started well with a win in

heat three.

However, Louis lost pace in

the pre-final race, meaning he

started the final from third spot

on the grid.

In the final, he made his way

to the front of the field with five

laps remaining and finished

1.56sec ahead of Ashton Phipps

in second.

Louis will now set his sights on

the second round of the W.P.K.A

Goldstar Series in New Plymouth

in March.

• By Gordon Findlater

BEN BAKER headed stateside

on January 13 to start a fouryear

golf scholarship at Nicholls

State University in Louisiana.

The 19-year-old finished his

time at Christchurch Boys’ High

School at the end of 2017.

Baker took a gap year, which

has paid off for him with the

opportunity to become part of

Nicholls State’s golf programme.

He was part of the

Christchurch Boys’ High School

team which won their maiden

New Zealand secondary schools

golf title in 2017.

Baker now becomes the third

member of that team to head

to the United States on a golf

scholarship, joining Tom Parker

(University of Oregon) and

Dominic Brettkelly (Western

Kentucky University).

At the national tournament

CBHS led by one shot after the

first round before the pair of

Parker and Baker went bogeyfree

in the second round to

widen the gap on the field and

lead CBHS to their first national

title.

OPPORTUNITY: Ben Baker

has taken his golfing talent

to Nicholls State University in

the US.

In 2018, Barker was part

of the Canterbury under-19

team which finished third at

last year’s national provincial

tournament. He was also part of

Russley’s men’s inter-club team

that defended their Woodward

Cup title.


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Tuesday January 29 2019 13

Don’t miss out on the amazing opportunity to

be part of our active retirement community at

Merivale Retirement Village

Palazzo Apartments Available

Villas Available

• 1 & 2 Bedroom

• Modern conveniences

• Spacious walk in ensuite

• Generous bedrooms

• Comfortable living/dining

• 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms

• Sunny lounge

• Master bedroom with ensuite

• Well appointed kitchen

• Separate laundry

• Internal access garage

& off street parking

Rest Home & Hospital Rooms

Call Merivale Retirement Village today on (03) 375 4117 to book a

viewing and see for yourself why we really are the best.

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RETIREMENT VILLAGE

60 Browns Road, Merivale

www.merivaleretirement.co.nz

Villas • Apartments • Rest Home • Hospital


14 Tuesday January 29 2019

Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

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,

SWIM, RELAX

• Escape the multitudes & train in peace.

• New Cardio equipment.

• Fully refurbished.

Line up for fun

learn to Line Dance

The dance floor – a place where bills

and responsibility don’t exist, where

stress is gone and nothing matters but the

music. The dance floor is freedom, say the

Cathedral City Line Dancers.

A recent German study tested people

who tried different forms of exercise and

then measured their hippocampuses

(the memory centre of their brains) and

those who did Line Dancing were better

protected from dementia and memory loss.

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

looking for. They even cater for people with

two left feet.

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

page.

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

www.heritagehealthclub.co.nz

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

where members feel part of something

NOR’WEST NEWS

Linwood, Aikido Shinryukan Canterbury

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

Afternoons

Commencing 5 th & 6 th February 2019

Woolston Club, Hargood St, Woolston

New Dancers 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Experienced Dancers 1.30pm – 3.15pm

Tuesday Evenings

Commencing 12 th February 2019

Paparua RSA, 38 Kirk Rd. Templeton

New Dancers 6.15 – 7.00pm

Intermediate 7.00 – 8.15pm

For further information

Phone Mary 389 8809 or 021 216 3382

Email danzlines@gmail.com

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

2122 or 021 977 221 for information, or

to organise a personal tour.

Located at 28-30 Cathedral Square,

the Heritage Health Club is open 6am-

10pm, every day of the year. www.

heritagehealthclub.co.nz

Come and Play

BRIDGE!

FREE

Play FREE online

during your course

Ph: 355 0643 • Email: bridge@houseofcards.co.nz

184 Papanui Road (opposite the Merivale Post Office)


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continuing education

NOR’WEST NEWS

JP Clinic at Shirley

Library

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 Group

Today, 10.30am-noon,

Wednesday, 1-3pm

Go along and

play Scrabble with a

friendly group. Just head

down when you can as

no bookings required. All

materials are supplied at

this free event.

Redwood Library,

today, Bishopdale Library,

Wednesday

Stories in the Sun

Wednesday, 11am-noon

Join in for summer

stories in the sun, then

make a fan to take home.

Bishopdale Library

Knit ‘n’ Yarn

Today, 1-3pm,

Wednesday, 1-2.30pm,

Thursday, 2-3.30pm,

Friday, 10am-noon

Take your knitting,

crochet or another craft

project and have fun with

this social group.

Bishopdale Library,

today, Redwood Library,

Wednesday, Fendalton

Library, Thursday, Papanui

Library, Friday

Rummikub

Thursday, 1-3pm,

Monday, 1-3pm

All ages are invited to go

along and play rummikub

– an exciting, interactive

strategy game.

Fendalton Library,

Thursday, Bishopdale

Library, Monday

Technology Help Drop-

In Session

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

Email jess.gibson@starmedia.kiwi by

5pm each Wednesday

Come down to the Kalpa Bhadra Buddhist Centre today from 7.30-9pm

to join in a guided meditation and a talk based on Buddhist wisdom.

Learn practical advice on how to integrate meditation into a busy modern

life by using daily experiences as opportunities to develop more positive

habits of mind. Classes are suitable for everyone. Bookings are not required

for this weekly event. Donations appreciated. The centre is located at

24 Rugby St, Merivale.

Card 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

Mahjong

Monday, 2-4pm

If you are interested in

learning to play or playing

mahjong, join this free, fun

and social group.

Papanui Library

Aikido (Japanese

martial art)

February 7, 6-7.30pm

Go along to an open

day and have a go at

learning the martial art

of Aikido. Everyone is

welcome.

Burnside Dojo, 35

Morley St

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.

LESSONS, ENSEMBLE, AND AND INSTRUMENT HIRE

ENROL NOW FOR FOR LESSONS LESSONS

AND ENSEMBLES IN 2018!

AND ENSEMBLES IN 2019!

ALSO:

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• FUN GROUP FOUNDATION BEGINNER RECORDER CLASSES FOR LESSONS 2–7 YEAR FOR OLDS

• GROUP $1 A WEEK! BEGINNER (INCLUDES RECORDER AND TUTOR LESSONS BOOK) FOR

$1 A WEEK! (INCLUDES RECORDER AND TUTOR BOOK)

Enrol now for 2018

Enrol now for 2019

csm.org.nz | 03 366 1711

csm.org.nz 03 366 1711

FOR ALL AGES


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Tuesday January 29 2019 17

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

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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

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The course covers the introduction to

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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

www.risingholme.org.nz


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Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100

Board

Host Families

Required

NZIIU requires host families to

host Japanese students attending

an NZIIU programme for the

following dates:

14-27 March Papanui High School

12-24 March Cobham Intermediate

Board payment applies.

For further information please

contact NZIIU Tel: 0800 694 486.

Community Events

ALCOHOLICS

ANONYMOUS, If you

want to have a drink that’s

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0800 229-6757

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Services

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Apple computers, iPad,

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Mon, Wed and Fri

10am-12 Noon

Further details phone

352 4950

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maintenance, pruning.

Free quotes, affordable

prices.Lucky Green

Thumbs 0211 407 813

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. Warts, corns,

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. General foot care

021 900 977

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26 Belfast Road

Various sizes available in this

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• Power / lighting available in

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• Individually alarmed

• Surveillance cameras on site

• Vermin controlled

• Toilet on site

Phone 021 810 433

Unit Sizes:

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13.5m x 4m

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Double 6m x 6m

Single 6m x 3m

Trades & Services

• Lawns • Hedges

• Sections • Gardens

0800 MR GREEN (0800 67 47336)

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Our unique restoration processes will make your

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We provide cost effective makeovers for showers,

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Professional Tile & Grout Cleaning

Re-Colouring of existing Grout

Tile/Grout Sealing

Tile/Grout Repairs

Silicone Replacement

Garage Carpet Installation

For your FREE no obligation quote contact

DARRYL

0800 882 772

darryl.p@groutpro.co.nz

Trades & Services

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• New Builds

• Renovations, extensions

• Repairs and maintenance

• Plastering and painting

Ring Mark

027 229 7310

for a free quote

www.longsilverconstruction.com

Trades & Services

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• Call for quotes

Ph Rose or Brian

021 0835 5204

021 0231 6806

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• Driveways

• Earthquake repairs

• New Home Specialists

• Patios & Paths

tel: 0508 873 7483

email: sales@affordableconcrete.co.nz

www.affordableconcrete.co.nz

pc & phone repairs

• iPhones • Smart Phones

• iPads • Tablets • Computers

• Laptop Repairs, Parts and Accessories

• Glass Screen Protectors

• Phone Cases • Cables etc

Shop 3A, 1 Stark Drive, Wigram Business Park

Phone 0800 222 691

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Whether you’re

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Exterior staining,

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Phone Kevin

027 561 4629

BATHROOM

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service from start to finish,

free quotes, ph Dave 027

334 4125

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full renovations

specialists, LBP builder,

free quote, all building

property maintenace ph 03

383 1927or 027 245 5226

ciey@xtra.co.nz

BRICKLAYER

George Lockyer. Over

35 years bricklaying

experience. UK trained.

Insurance work. EQC

repairs. Heritage

brickwork and stonework

a speciality. No job too

small. Governors Bay.

Home 329-9344, Cell

027 684 4046, email

georgelockyer@xtra.co.nz

****************

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LAYIng

Exp. Repairs, uplifting,

relaying, restretching.

Email jflattery@xtra.co.nz

ph John on 0800 003 181

or 027 2407416

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Registered, electrical

installation and repairs,

Gorbie Electrical, ph 021

026 73375 or 03 322 4209

gARDEn CORnER

SORTER

Ring Graeme 027 341`

8596 / 342 5151

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Comp rates. I stand by

Canterbury. Wayne 385-

4348, 027 274 3541

PAInTIng

30 years experience,

workmanship

guaranteed, pensioners

discounts, free quotes, ph

Robert 021 026-30757

PLASTERER

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job specialty. 30 + years

experience. Ring 0800

387-369

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PLUMBING Certifying

Plumber for all types of

plumbing, maintenance,

spouting, alterations etc.

Phone 352-7402 or 0274-

350-231

ROOFIng REPAIRS

Fully qualified, over 40

yrs experience. Ph John

027 432-3822 or 351-

9147 email johnchmill@

outlook.com

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Belfast engraving. Shoe

repairs, key cutting &

engraving. (10 yrs exp)683

Main North Rd, ph 027

3113423

Trades & Services

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Cleaned Out and Flushed

Out. Call Trevor 332 8949

or 021 043 2034

STOnEMASOn,

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Earthquake Repairs, Grind

Out & Repoint, River/

Oamaru stone, Schist,

Volcanic Rock, Paving,

all Alterations new & old,

Quality Workmanship,

visit www.featureworks.

co.nz or ph 027 601-3145

STUMP gRInDIng

Best price guarantee Tony

0275 588 895

TILER/CARPEnTER

35 years exp, no job

too small. Ph Ross 027

4311440.

TILIng

Flooring - Splashbacks -

Wall incl tile removal, reg

master tiler, ph Dave 027

334 4125

T.V. SERVICE

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Repairs, tvs, microwaves,

audio amps, soundbars.

.Aerial & satellite

installations, kitsets, 480D

Moorhouse Ave, ph 03 379

1400

VHS VIDEO TAPES

& all camera tapes

converted to DVD, video

taping special occasions,

www.grahamsvideo.co.nz

ph 03 338-1655

Vehicles Wanted

CASH/CASH for any

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347 9354 or 027 476 2404

Wanted To Buy

CASH FOR

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Do you have an

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We are currently Buying

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our retail shop in Riccarton.

Free Appraisal and Cash

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Call Matt Power

0800 39 24 26

The Stamp Exchange

134a Riccarton Road. Opposite

the Mall carpark.

Wanted To Buy

Dealers. Phone 980 5812

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quality furniture,

Beds, Stoves, Washing

machines, Fridge Freezers.

Same day service. Selwyn

or 027 313 8156

TOOLS Garden,

garage, woodworking,

mechanical, engineering,

sawbenches, lathes, cash

buyer, ph 355-2045


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