Nor'West News: February 26, 2019

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Stroke victim worried about tree

Bid to remove

it after power

cut to house

• By Jess Gibson

AT 65, Rabeena Bailey has

suffered several strokes, has a

heart condition and needs an

oxygen pump at night.

But one of her biggest battles

is trying to get a 10m american

sweetgum tree, which has previoulsy

cut power to her house

on Northfield Rd, Casebrook,

removed from the berm outside.

Mrs Bailey and her husband

Graham, 67, have had problems

with the council-owned tree

since its roots were uplifted and

it became unsteady in the February

22, 2011, earthquake.

However, due to the tree’s

height, it is protected in the

District Plan and would need

resource consent to be removed.

Unless the Baileys can provide

enough evidence that the

tree is a risk to residents and

infrastructure, the council will

not foot the bill for the tree’s

removal. Lodging the application

to get it removed would cost the

Baileys $1500 and they would

be liable for any hearings costs

afterwards.

Mrs Bailey said it is unfair

she and Mr Bailey are taking

on the burden of a tree which is

not on their property. During a

storm in July, Mrs Bailey ran an

extension cord from upstairs to

her downstairs bedroom to get

power for her oxygen pump, after

the tree’s roots cut the power to

the bottom floor of her house for

three days. “I was so scared,” said

Mrs Bailey.

Trouble with fallen branches,

power outages, ruptured concrete

and a damaged fence have

the Baileys worried what will

come next.

“The branches are just falling

off, it’s falling apart and you can

see that the leaves are all dying,”

said Mrs Bailey.

Papanui-

Innes

Community

Board member

John

Stringer

believes

the Baileys

should not

have to pay

the price for

the council-owned tree.

John Stringer

Mr Stringer requested the removal

of the tree in August, but

an assessment by a city council

arborist stated there was “no

reason” to remove it.

The arborist report from

November acknowledged

engineers had made repairs to

the footpath in 2016 and utility

operators fixed underground

services in 2018 after a storm.

In spite of the repairs, the tree

was found to be in good health

and of value to the community

and the environment, with an

estimated worth of $11,000.

But Mr Stringer said the tree is

costing ratepayers and residents

more than it’s worth.

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BRIAN AND Janet Lovelock have done it

again.

The green fingered Northwood couple

have taken out seven awards at the

Christchurch Beautifying Association

summer garden competition (see page 5).

Keeping a good garden is hard work and as the Lovelocks tell

reporter Jess Gibson, they are basically in the garden every day.

Knowledge and skill is also a big part of a top garden.

But on page 1 today, Rabeena Bailey has a different view on a

big tree outside her Casebrook home.

She wants the city council to get rid of it.

It is causing Rabeena all sorts of problems as we outline.

The problem is, the tree is protected. It will be a protracted

exercise to have something done about it.

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Planned Harewood loos to cost $1m

• By Jess Gibson

TWO NEW toilet blocks at Roto

Kohatu Reserve in Harewood

could cost ratepayers up to $1

million.

The site on Sawyers Arms

Rd, which currently only has

portaloos, will get two separate

toilet blocks

due to the high

number of

annual visitors

to Lake Roto

Kohatu and

Lake Rua.

The ​public

Aaron Keown

will soon

have their say

on the toilet

plans. Each block will have two

cubicles and an outside shower.

The cost would be $282,806

for each building and $440,000

to connect them up to services.

But Harewood city councillor

Aaron Keown said the

“unbelievably high cost” is

necessary.

“It’s so expensive because it’s

not near a road and half the

money is just getting the services

like the fresh water and the

electricity in, which have to be in

two different trenches,” said Cr

Keown.

“You can’t do a half-baked job

on toilets like this,” he said.

The cost would also include

underground services​ for wastewater

disposal.

In January, city councillor

Glenn Livingstone said the

cost of a new $1 million toilet

block at QE II Park was “too

extravagant.”

“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,”

said Cr Livingstone.

However, the popularity

of Roto Kohatu Reserve​ has

increased after the city council

expanded the size of the car park

and entrance in 2017, making it

more accessible.

It is used for watersports,

swimming and as a picnic area.

The toilet blocks were approved

by the Fendalton-Waimairi-

Harewood Community

Board in July after the city

council discovered visitors

were defecating in the bushes

surrounding the lake.

The city council is discussing

the plans with stakeholders

and clubs before they go out for

public consultation.

Depending on the outcome of

the consultation, the city council

EXPENSIVE:

Roto Kohatu

Reserve is

set to receive

two new

toilets at a

cost of up to

$1 million.

aims to have the toilet blocks

completed before December in

time for next summer.

During the installation of the

toilet blocks, the city council

also plans to improve the

existing car park and roading

infrastructure within the

reserve.

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Ara Institute of Canterbury

learning adviser Georgina Archibald,

29, is one of five young

people selected to take part in

the Antarctic Heritage Trust’s

Inspiring Explorers Expedition.

“This will certainly be the

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trip, her focus is on training and

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“I’ve been enjoying kayaking

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As a self-described storyteller,

Miss Archibald was drawn to

the nature of the expedition,

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wildlife.

On her return, Miss Archibald

will share her story with the

Pasifika community, schools, tertiary

institutions and community

organisations.

“My message will be focused

on what an incredible world we

live in and to make the most of

being able to get out there and

explore it. Adventures, big or

small, local or further afield, are

what opens our eyes and make us

appreciate life.”

Antarctic Heritage Trust

executive director Nigel Watson

will lead the expedition, saying

it will be an unforgettable

experience.

“We have an incredible team

on board this year. We can’t

wait to share this journey as

Antarctica has the power to

change lives.” OPTION ONE

Casebrook couple’s

fight to remove tree

•From page 1

“The asphalt pavement was resealed

for the fourth time in late

2018 and the new lay is already

root-cracked,” said Mr Stringer.

City council transport

operations manager Steffan

Thomas said repairs to the

footpath in 2016 cost $1800.

The community board can

assist the Baileys in applying

for resource

consent by

liaising with

council staff.

Papanui

city councillor

Mike Davidson

said he

Mike

Davidson

understands

the Baileys

frustration, but

more needs to

be done if they want to achieve

the right outcome.

“If we’re looking at cutting

down trees, we just have to make

sure we’ve got all the facts in

front of us,” said Cr Davidson.

He said the Baileys and Mr

Stringer would need to do more

than contact an arborist to

assess whether the tree should

be removed.

He said the process would be

easier if the board knew more

NOR’WEST NEWS

DEBRIS: Branches came off

the tree during strong wind

on January 25.

about the situation, such as

whether other residents would

like it removed and information

from professionals about the risk

it poses to infrastructure.

“If it all comes back to say that

it is causing impacts to things

like underground infrastructure

and the footpaths, it becomes

a good case to say it needs to

be removed – then we can

question who pays for it,” said

Cr Davidson.

“You can’t just simply chop

down a tree,” he said.

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Fire rages, homes at risk

Lovelocks are the pick of the bunch

• By Jess Gibson

HARD WORK has paid off for a

Northwood couple.

Brian and Janet Lovelock

bagged seven awards for their

garden at this years Christchurch

Beautifying Association summer

garden competition, including

the premier garden award.

In March, the Lovelocks will

collect their awards for best

flowers and colour impact, best

residential driveway display, and

best trees and shrubs, among

others. They also won a certificate

of merit for the best secret

garden. Mrs Lovelock said they

devote all of their time to gardening

and are out in the garden

“practically every day.”

It will be the Lovelock’s second

time winning a premier garden

award, their first win was in

2017. The 32 Applefield Court

garden featured ​rhododendrons,

camellias and pansies but “the

colour impact came from the

begonias,” said Mrs Lovelock.

She said the pair were “raised

to do gardening” in their childhoods.

But they only got serious

about their gardening when they

moved to Northwood after losing

their home in the February 22,

2011, earthquake.

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what we could do with it - and

we have, we’ve done it.”

North-west results:

Ruske Cup (premium garden)

- Brian and Janet Lovelock,

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Plan to do up and rent historic Kapuatohe

• By Jess Gibson

TWO HISTORIC Belfast

properties will be rented by the

city council.

The city council will spend

almost $400,000 renovating

Kapuatohe Dwellings and

Kapuatohe Cottage on Main

North Rd.

Fendalton-Waimairi-

Harewood Community Board

members

approved the

city council’s

recommendation

to use the two

buildings as

residential

Sam

MacDonald

properties last

week.

The $370,000​

restoration of

the Kapuatohe Dwellings and

$26,000 restoration of Kapuatohe

Cottage was approved in 2017

as part of a heritage repair and

strengthening project in the city

council’s Long Term Plan budget.

However, community board

chairman Sam MacDonald

has raised concerns over the

restoration costs.

“There’s going to be a lot

of money pumped into them

and my concern is that it’s not

going to stop with what’s been

allocated,” said Mr MacDonald.

He said the age of the buildings

as well as compliance laws

for rental properties, such as

compulsory insulation from

July 1, could mean city council

staff end up asking the board for

more money. “As long as they

can be tenanted at market rate.

It’s important that we maximise

the return to the ratepayer

or else we are just sitting on

assets that provide no value,”

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was built in 1912.

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NURSES ANITA van der

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850km road trip for good cause

Fire rages, homes at risk

HISTORY OF KAPUATOHE

•The Kapuatohe Historic

Reserve is culturally and

spiritually significant

to Ngai Tahu as it was

once an important link

between Kaiapoi and Banks

Peninsula​.

•In 1877, a school was built

at the site and opened in

1878 with a roll of 38 pupils.

The schoolhouse, now

Kapuatohe Dwellings, was

built at the same time and

occupied by school staff

members until 1971.

•The schoolhouse was

designed by Thomas

Cane, the Canterbury

Education Board architect

at the time.

•In 1978, the schoolhouse

was taken over by the

Waimairi District Council.

At the same time, the

council also bought the

neighbouring block of land

with crofter’s cottage, which

was built in 1912. These

two sections became the

Kapuatohe Historic Reserve

in 1979. The schoolhouse

is significant as one of the

few remaining 19th-century

buildings in the area.

Velden and Jane Yellowlees will

soon be Rotorua-bound in a

couple of classic Morris Minors.

On April 15, the two will be

travelling 850km in Myrtle, a

67-year-old convertible, and

Audrey, a 60-year-old saloon

to raise money for the New

Zealand Spinal Trust.

Burwood Spinal Unit

registered nurse Ms Yellowlees

will be at the wheel of Myrtle

with her colleague Mrs van der

Velden navigating.

“We will be hurtling along

with the wind in our hair,” said

Mrs van der Velden.

Mrs van der Velden’s husband

is going to be driving Audrey,

with their teenage son Metin as

navigator.

Knowing that she owned a

“lovely Morris Minor,” Mrs van

der Velden invited her colleague

Ms Yellowlees to a classic car

rally.

Mrs van der Velden has

worked at the spinal unit

for nearly 20 years and Ms

Yellowlees for six years.

“Jane flippantly said she might

drive her car, Myrtle, to the

Morris Minor convention in

Rotorua and I casually replied: ‘I

will be your navigator’.”

“We are paying for the trip

ourselves but hope to spread the

ROADIE: (From left) – Burwood Spinal Unit registered nurses Anita van der Velden and Jane

Yellowlees, with Brian and Metin van der Velden. Their journey begins on April 15, leaving from

Pukeko Junction, south of Amberley, and returning April 25. PHOTO: LEO MCCONCHIE

word about the wonderful work

the people of the New Zealand

Spinal Trust are achieving and

raise some much-needed funds

in the process.”

Mrs van der Velden said when

she told her husband about their

plans he wanted to go too. “But

our two Morris Minors, Shrek

and Monty, weren’t really up to

it.”

“I said to Brian: ‘Well we have

got some money set aside to

paint the house – why don’t we

buy another Morrie instead?’

And so we got Audrey.”​

Mrs van der Velden said her

uncle, who passed away a few

years ago, spent many years in a

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Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

St Andrew’s dux receives

outstanding scholarships

SPORTS

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A ST ANDREW’S College

student has received five

outstanding level scholarships.

Russell Boey, who was the

school’s dux last year, took out

six New Zealand scholarships in

total.

Overall, 42 scholarships were

awarded to 34 students from

years 11 to 13,

including 13

outstanding

scholarships.

Russell, 18,

also received a

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Zealand.

Two other

year 13 students,

Zachary Scheiwe

and Qiunan

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awarded five

scholarships,

including one

outstanding

scholarship each.

They were also among the top 50

students nationwide.

Another year 13 student,

Amy Wells, finished as the

top agriculture and horticulture

student in New Zealand

and was also awarded the

South Island Agricultural

Field Days Scholarship and the

TOP MARKS: Russel Boey scooped six scholarships, including

five at an outstanding level.

DairyNZ Scholarship.

Said Rector Christine

Leighton: “To have three St

Andrew’s College students in

the top 50 in New Zealand,

and one student achieving the

highest mark in New Zealand

in her subject, is an incredible

result.”

“We are proud of these

amazing young scholars, and all

the other students who worked

so hard to gain these scholarship

awards. The results are also

a testament to the capability

and hard work of some of our

very special teachers here at St

Andrew’s College.”

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Top marks for

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A ST ALBANS couple have been

unable to find the items which

were stolen from their home on

February 11.

Nor’West News reported last

week on the burglary of Georgia

and husband Shayden Whipps’

home. The

couple have

been searching

online and at local

pawn shops

for sentimental

items that were

taken from inside

their property

while they

were at work.

Among the

items stolen was Mrs Whipps’

jewellery box, which contained

items left to her by her mother,

who died of cancer in 2017.

One of the jewellery pieces was

a necklace with a mould of her

mother’s fingerprint that was

made at the funeral home.

It was stolen in a series of

burglaries which took place in

the St Albans area on the same

day.

Police searched the Whipps’

property for fingerprints the

following day but were unable to

find evidence that would identify

the burglar.

• By Jess Gibson

SIXTY-TWO YEARS ago a

young Joe Keller left Vienna with

his parents and headed for New

Zealand.

It was the mid-1950s when

Europe had the large shadow of

the Soviet Union hovering over

it and his mother thought New

Zealand seemed like a good place

to reside.​​

At 13, his family settled in

Wellington with his father’s glass

business before he eventually

moved to Christchurch on his

own when he was in his early

20s.

Six decades since leaving

Austria, the 75-year-old Mr

Keller, who lives in Casebrook,

has been recognised for keeping

Austrian culture alive in

Christchurch.

He has only been back to

Vienna four times since he came

to New Zealand, but said he is

“still Austrian at heart.”

Canberra-based Austrian

ambassador Bernhard

Zimburg flew from Australia to

Christchurch to give an award to

Mr Keller at a presentation held

at the Christchurch Casino.

He has been president of the

Christchurch Austrian Society

since 2012 and said it has become

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RECOGNITION: Joe Keller wears the award he received for his

dedication to the Christchurch Austrian Society ​

his “mission in life.”

“There’s something in me that

won’t let go,” he said.​

He first became president

almost 25 years ago and said

he likely would have remained

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Now

Heritage strong after 62 years

Fire rages, homes at risk

president, but a clause

only allowed two consecutive

years of the presidency until

2012.

Mr Keller has been a part of the

society since it began in 1970 and

said he will “ be there for good”.

“If I had stayed in Vienna,

there’s no way of knowing

whether I would be better off. Yet

in your heart, you’re still there.”

The club celebrates Austrian

events and traditions such as

Easter egg painting and hunting,

Christmas get-togethers and

Oktoberfest.

It has an Austrian choir led by

Mr Keller which performs at rest

homes around Christchurch.

The club still has more than

100 members, with only 12 being

genuinely Austrian.

Many are European or have

had Austrian partners.

Mr Keller said the group has

“never been restricted to Austrian

members” and that it has

“always welcomed anyone who

is interested in the Austrian way

of life.”

Austrian society committee

member Margaret Geirtz, who

has also been involved since the

club was founded, said if Mr

Keller was not involved,

it would “no longer be in

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Feneon working hard to

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• By Gordon Findlater

PROMISING basketballer Kurt

Feneon is looking to take his

game to the next level now he

has finished his final year at

Christchurch Boys’ High School.

Feneon, 18, trains twice a

day, five times a week with the

Canterbury Rams as he pursues a

United States college scholarship.

The forward/guard has

adjusted his game since finishing

high school. At 198cm, Feneon

was predominantly used at

centre due to being the tallest

player in his team. However, he is

now concentrating on his game

as a wing player.

“I could always dribble and do

what you need to as a guard, but

I never did because I played as a

big,” said Feneon.

Those skills were on show

this month when he travelled to

Melbourne with the Canterbury

Knights as part of a six-game

tour. Feneon shot 7/14 threepointers

for the team, which

contained a number of current

and former Canterbury Rams.

“I was always a good midrange

shooter, but I’ve really

been working on my three-point

shooting.”

He’s hopeful that form will

translate into a US college

scholarship.

Going to the US has been his

objective since he got serious

about basketball four years ago.

If it happens, he won’t be the first

in his family to make the trip.

His father Remi from France

and mother Jolene from South

Africa met at the University

of Mississippi – known as Ole

Miss – while there on tennis

scholarships.

“They’ve always been

encouraging me on it because of

the great experiences they had

over there,” said Feneon.

Just like his parents and

sister Jade, who all play premier

inter-club tennis, he also played

the sport from a young age.

However, at 13 Feneon made the

switch to basketball.

“I was okay at tennis but I

never really loved it,” he said.

“I’ve found that winning with

a team is so much better than by

yourself.”

Feneon is now training

regularly with the Canterbury

Rams ahead of their NBL season.

He will head to Dunedin with

the Knights to play the Otago

Nuggets and Southland Sharks

next month.

“I’m just trying to make

sure I’m in the best shape I can

be. I’m just waiting for that call,”

he said.

While his ultimate goal

is to get to the NBA, he will

also have other professional

playing options in the Northern

Hemisphere if he can continue to

develop.

“I’ve got a French passport

because of my dad, so Europe is

another place I could play.”

Feneon was part of the

Canterbury team which won the

national under-19 title last year,

and has also attended a number

of New Zealand age group

camps.

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DETERMINED: Kurt Feneon trains twice a day to improve his

three-point shooting and pursue a US college scholarship.

Canty under-19 trio head for subcontinent

SURPRISE: Jesse Frew’s selection in the NZ under-19

side to tour came as a surprise for the St Andrew’s College

all-rounder.

• By Gordon Findlater

ANGUS SIDEY, Jesse Frew and

Rhys Mariu will get their first

taste of cricket in the subcontinent

when they head to Bangladesh

with the New Zealand under-19

team in April.

St Andrew’s College students

Mariu and Frew, along with

Christchurch Boys’ High School’s

Sidey were all part of Canterbury’s

under-17 side in January while

Mariu was also part of Canterbury’s

under-19 team in December.

After failing to be selected for

the 19s team, the phone call from

NZ under-19 coach and former

Canterbury and Black Caps

batsman Peter Fulton came as a

surprise to Frew.

“I wasn’t expecting it at all after I

didn’t make the Canterbury under-

19s.”

Jessie, the son of longtime

Canterbury Country

representative, Rob Frew, is known

as a top-order batsman who can

also open the bowling.

However, a stress fracture in

his back had kept him away from

the bowling crease this summer,

which Jesse thought had limited

his chances to push for higher honours

this season.

“I made Canterbury under-19s

last season but was dropped this

year and was told with my body

being injured they were unsure if

it could handle a cricket tournament,”

he said.

Meanwhile, Mariu, who is

and opening batsman is looking

forward to showing off his ability

as a part-time leg spin bowler in

Bangladesh.

“I’m excited to get a bit of extra

grip and turn out of the pitches

over there,” said Mariu.

The 17-year-old says he started

leg spin while playing back yard

cricket and enjoys the challenge of

being able to toy with batsmen.

CBHS paceman Sidey will also

benefit from exposure to different

conditions as the Canterbury trio

look to push their case for a spot at

next year’s under-19 Cricket World

Cup.

The tour to Bangladesh will

be the New Zealand’s first series

in the lead up to the World Cup,

which will be played in South

Africa in January.

The Bangladesh tour will start

with a 50-over warm-up game, followed

by five 50-over contests.

Of the opportunity to play

Bangladesh, who recently hosted

the England under-19s, Paul

Wiseman, the former Canterbury

and Black Caps spinner who is

the programme leader for the

under-19s, said: “We see this as

purely a wonderful opportunity;

a subcontinental tour that the

players will really benefit from. I

think we’ll learn a lot about players

over there.”

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Wellbeing & Beauty

The secret of eating guilt free

From the moment our children arrive

into the world they are dependant on us

for food. Whether it’s nourishing our own

body to provide breast milk or nourishing

their bodies so they can learn at school.

One of the most challenging elements of

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As a solo parent I was doing both and it

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When I qualified as a nutritionist

in 2004 people assumed they see a

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health and well- being.

Food fuels the brain,

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our mood, helps carry

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around the body,

nourishes body cells so

they grow and facilitates

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Although I have

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Flying solo myself, I didn’t have many

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foods you can get at the

supermarket, out of

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garden. Some weeks,

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The key ingredient

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When the body and

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Dieting is also not demonstrating a healthy

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Every recipe uses the “science of

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REAL ESTATE

An unparalleled lifestyle in magical Moncks Bay

242 Main Road, Redcliffs - “As-Is, Where-Is”

Auction: Thursday, 14 March 2019 Unless Sold Prior

4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | 3 living rooms | 1 office/study | 2 car-garage | 2 off-street parks | Listing Number SM0166

Treasured by two generations and offering

a truly once in a lifetime opportunity, this

tantalizing home upon a 2853m2 section

enjoys an overwhelming tranquil setting and

is presented to the market on an uninsured

“as-is, where-is” basis.

Situated in the tightly held locale of magical

Moncks Bay, this property makes a memorable

first impression and was constructed in the

1960s but has naturally received extensive

modern enhancements including a Bruce

Banbury architectural renovation in 2004.

Resort-style serenity is provided by the

colourful Clivias as well as the established

greenery and palms trees that border the

swimming and spa pool, with the outstanding

views and majestic cliff face backdrop only

escalating the property’s visual appeal.

Spacious living areas are complemented

by the sizeable Kwila deck, water feature

and idyllic alfresco surroundings which

have previously hosted a wedding and could

continue to be the scene of many memorable

occasions.

Skylights, the superb use of timber, a

contemporary colour scheme and the

magnificent stone fireplaces create an

incredibly inviting ambience indoors where

you’ll find four double bedrooms, two

bathrooms and a relaxing sunroom area that

comes complete with a spa bath.

With an expansive lawn area and the

picturesque garden at the rear of the property

both epitomise peace and privacy and offer

access up to the top of the section where

you can sit and admire the ocean vistas over

Moncks Bay incorporating from Shag Rock

and right along the Pegasus Bay coastline.

This property can potentially be subdivided

which furthers your options and adds

another element of interest for buyers.

Ensconced in a private lane that sits across

from the waterfront, this property is also

positioned to enjoy the area’s celebrated

microclimate and is located within easy reach

of the beaches, boating facilities, Barnett

Park and the amenities in both Redcliffs and

Sumner.

With floors needing repiling and being sold

uninsured, deemed uneconomical to repair,

this unique “as-is, where-is” opportunity is a

real game changer with the feel good factor

and is guaranteed to attract attention. Your

earliest viewing is advised.

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See you at the open homes or for a private

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Ferrymead/Sumner (Licensed Agent REAA

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Community Events

ALCOHOLICS

ANONYMOUS, If you

want to have a drink that’s

your business. If you want

to stop, we can help. Phone

0800 229-6757

Computer

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Apple computers, iPad,

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Further details phone

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Elderly - want to

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ALCOHOLICS

ANONYMOUS, If you

want to have a drink that’s

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to stop, we can help. Phone

0800 229-6757

Trades & Services

PAINTER

Michael Kelly Painters

Locally owned and

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business.

25+ years Experience

• Painting • Wallpapering

• Interior • Exterior

Free Quotes

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Phone 0800 222 691

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• New Builds

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• Repairs and maintenance

• Plastering and painting

Ring Mark

027 229 7310

for a free quote

www.longsilverconstruction.com

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• Driveways

• Earthquake repairs

• New Home Specialists

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tel: 0508 873 7483

email: sales@affordableconcrete.co.nz

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Phone 03 377 1280 | Mobile 021 898 380

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We provide cost effective makeovers for showers,

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Silicone Replacement

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For your FREE no obligation quote contact

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Trades & Services

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HOUSE

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Are you

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or 021 078 4553

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UPHOLSTERER

dyers upholstery services

(Ex Leacroft St, Bishopdale)

We specialise in

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household furniture

inc squabs.

Trusted craftsman for over

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Rope & harness

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027 561 4629

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Renovations, complete

service from start to finish,

free quotes, ph Dave 027

334 4125

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

Trades & Services

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

CARPET & VInYL

LAYIng

Exp. Repairs, uplifting,

relaying, restretching.

Email jflattery@xtra.co.nz

ph John on 0800 003 181

or 027 2407416

CHIMnEY SWEEP

Txt 027 669 4681

ELECTRICIAn

Registered, electrical

installation and repairs,

Gorbie Electrical, ph 021

026 73375 or 03 322 4209

PAInTER

DECORATOR

All int /ext painting.

Comp rates. I stand by

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4348, 027 274 3541

PLASTERER

Gib Stopping, Small

job specialty. 30 + years

experience. Ring 0800

387-369

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Plumber for all types of

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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@

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SHOE REPAIRS

Belfast engraving. Shoe

repairs, key cutting &

engraving. (10 yrs exp)683

Main North Rd, ph 027

3113423

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Best price guarantee Tony

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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

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T.V. SERVICE

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Repairs, tvs, microwaves,

audio amps, soundbars.

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installations, kitsets, 480D

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ph 03 338-1655

Tuition

ACCORDION

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per lesson for 1st 5 lessons.

Canterbury Accordion

Assoc welcomes new

players. All ages. Ph 359-

6615 / 027 323 5943

PILATES Beginner &

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Monday & Wednesday

nights. Fendalton Croquet

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Phone Julie 351-2100

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Love the

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Discover the Summerset life for yourself

At Summerset retirement villages, you’ll find a wide range

of homes specifically designed for the over 70s.

Our warm, modern homes are built with accessibility as a

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