Western News: April 09, 2019

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TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2019

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Residents fed

up with

quarry trucks

Digging

down into

Riccarton Rd

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Passion for music leaves law behind

OVERWHELMED: A special farewell concert will be held for pianist, composer and musical director Matt Everingham before

he heads to the United States.

PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER

• By Georgia O’Connor-Harding

MATT EVERINGHAM could

have easily chosen to pursue a

prospering career in the legal

profession.

During the summer he

passed a course at the

Institute of Professional

Legal Studies, which has given

him the right to go to court to

pass the bar. But while juggling

his studies in law, over the years

Everingham has managed to

establish himself as a pianist,

composer and musical director

– and has made it his

profession in the city for the

past six years.

•Turn to page 14

Wigram

could

get

cinema

complex

• By Georgia O’Connor-Harding

AN EIGHT-CINEMA complex

could open at Wigram Skies.

Canterbury Property

Investments Ltd has made a

resource consent application

to open a multi-cinema at The

Landing.

The proposed complex, presently

known as Silky Otter would

have a total of eight cinemas

– each with 50 seats, a lounge,

retail/food and beverage counter.

Waiting areas, meeting rooms,

bathroom facilities and a total of

41 car parks will be accommodated

in the site area, along with

a new access point to Corsair

Drive.

A city council spokesman said

the resource consent is currently

on hold and awaiting further

information.

The vacant site at The Runway

is 3141m2 and the proposal comprises

an architecturally-designed

building of 1405m2 in gross floor

area.

•Turn to page 7

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from the editor’s desk

MORE EVIDENCE on page 1 today of

the rapidly expanding suburbs in the

south-west.

Canterbury Property Investments Ltd, a

big player in the rebuild, wants to build an

eight-cinema complex at The landing in Wigram Skies.

That’s a smart move from the company as the area continues

to boom.

Bars, cafes, retail and health services have and are moving

into Wigram to capitalise on what provides the dollars – people.

The complex will be called the Silky Otter. I haven’t seen any

in the Wigram area, but it’s not a bad sort of a name.

Community groups and the community board are behind the

idea, so while the plan has to go through the resource consent

process, I’d say it’s a home run.

– Barry Clarke

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Tuesday April 9 2019 3

News

Quarry consent conditions review

• By Georgia O’Connor-Harding

A RISE in the number of heavy

vehicles using a small country

lane in Yaldhurst has led to a

quarry company’s consenting

conditions being formally

reviewed.

The city council is reviewing

the conditions which originally

allowed SOL Quarries Ltd to

establish a gravel quarry at

Guys Rd.

Yaldhurst

residents are

fed up with

quarry trucks

“roaring” down

School, Guys and

Hasketts Rds

Aaron

throughout the

day, a city council

spokesman said.

Campbell

“Council staff are aware of

community concerns regarding

heavy vehicle usage on Schools

and Hasketts Rd and are

currently involved in reviewing

the issues,” he said.

The formal review set out in

the Resource Management Act

will ultimately be considered by

a commissioner, the spokesman

said.

The conditions in the resource

consent approved in 2016

encouraged heavy trucks to use

alternative routes to School Rd/

PROBLEMATIC: Yaldhurst residents are tired of heavy trucks

using narrow roads.

Hasketts Rd. The commissioner

decision for the consent stated

none of the experts on the panel

supported the use of the route.

While the panel did not want

the route to be used, it was

decided not to make a specific

condition preventing heavy

trucks from using it. ​

SOL Quarries Ltd manager

Simon Apperley said it has

recently met with the city

council, sent it all required

information and completed a

quarry compliance audit.

He said the city council also

has the opportunity to review

the quarry conditions every 12

months and SOL Quarries Ltd

has been working with it, along

with Environment Canterbury,

on trucking and general quarry

regulations.

Mr Apperley said it has put

a lot of emphasis on School Rd

and has met with Yaldhurst

Model School representatives,

which had positive outcomes.

But Yaldhurst residents are

still unhappy with the number

of trucks using the road.

The Fendalton-Waimairi-

Harewood Community Board

has also requested an update on

the review’s progress.

Board member Aaron

Campbell said residents are

putting up with vibrations from

the heavy vehicles going past.

“The corners are quite

narrow, there is worries there

that turning heavy vehicles

move across into opposing lanes

of traffic around School Rd,” he

said.

School Rd resident Adrienne

van Rig said it is a narrow road

with no footpaths and she is

concerned about children using

the road who attend Yaldhurst

Model School.

But Yaldhurst Model

School principal Allan

Robertson said the school has

not noticed any issues with

heavy trucks.

•HAVE YOUR SAY: Are

you concerned about

the number of quarry

vehicles using School Rd

in Yaldhurst? Email your

views to georgia.oconnor@

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Fire rages, homes at risk

TREES LIKELY TO STAY

The future of 22 trees at Villa

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the Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton

Community Board. Western

News reported in September Villa

Grove residents wanted them

removed. The residents presented

a 24-signature petition to the

board, calling for the trees to be

cut down. City council staff have

recommended the trees not be

removed.

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A new car park could be installed

at the south side of the Halswell

Domain. The proposed car

park would be located along the

Edward Stafford Ave frontage. It

is due to the high use of Halswell

Domain, which has led to parking

pressure. The Halswell-Hornby-

Riccarton Community Board will

look to approve the car park at its

meeting today.

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Kirkwood Intermediate

School of Choice

Celebrating Kirkwood House

Captains for 2019

Year 7 Camp

Our Year 7 pupils have recently

attended a camp at Purau Bay.

This is a great way for the children

to get to know each other.

Canadian canoeing was my favourite part of camp, it

was really fun racing each other. We enjoyed playing

football, the game predator and kick the can. It was

a great way to get to know each other and I hope this

camp continues for years to come. We had the most

amazing parent helpers which we really enjoyed. We

also learnt to cooperate with each other and it gave us

an opportunity to get to know our class mates better.

From the left: Jakub I, Sofia M, Ariel S, Elham N, Callum S, Emanuela M,

Carsyn W, Sophie M

House Captains for Mansfield/Hillary

Callum - Ex Prebbleton School I love Kirkwood Intermediate because

there are a lot of opportunities for sport and leadership. I would like to

make the Basket A Team and look forward to experiencing the Chinese

culture when I travel to China on the school trip. I wanted to be House

Captain to improve my leadership skills and so I can be a good role model

for the school.

Emanuela - Ex Clearview Primary Kirkwood provides many different

opportunities for us to experience. I will like to work on achieving an allround

elite Blue which is part of our Kirkwood Blues Awards. My goal in

Year 7 was to show my leadership skills in Year 8.

House Captains for Sheppard/Freyberg

Carsyn - Ex West Spreydon I enjoy Kirkwood because it has so many

opportunities. This year, I would like to earn another Blues Award as well

as learn as much as I can. This year I want to help others and ensure

everyone is happy.

Sophie M - Ex Halswell Primary School I love the many opportunities

available at Kirkwood and I would like to be involved as much as possible

while being a good role model. I will enjoy being a great leader and making

Sheppard/Freyberg the best house.

House Captains for Britten/Te Kanawa

Jakub - Ex Rolleston School Kirkwood Intermediate School has a great

atmosphere, with amazing pupils and staff. There are so many opportunities

you can do and no one judges you. This year I would love to get an allround

elite from the Blues Awards system. I am also looking forward to

the trip to China and learning about their culture. I would like to be a good

role model for everyone and gain more skills in leadership. I look forward to

helping others.

Sofia M - Ex Oaklands School I love Kirkwood as there are a lot of great

opportunities. The teachers are awesome and you get to try new things to

challenge yourself. This year I would like to achieve good grades, learn a lot

and will look forward to a brilliant final year. I was inspired by our last year’s

House Captains and I would like to inspire the Year 7 pupils.

House Captains for Rutherford/Batten

Ariel - Ex Edmonton Primary (Auckland) I Love the opportunities made

available at Kirkwood Intermediate School. I would like to be involved in

basketball and I will look forward to learning all about China when I visit later

on in the year.

Elham - Ex Gilberthorpe School I love everything about Kirkwood

Intermediate School, especially Technology and winter sport. However, my

favourite part is the Library and school hall. My goal this year is to improve

in reading and writing, playing as many different sports as possible and to

have fun during my time at Kirkwood. I will enjoy this leadership role as I am

a confident speaker, I can be a good role model and I am a good adviser.

Abseiling was my

favourite part of camp

because it was fun, challenging

and a new experience. I thought

that I wouldn’t go the whole way down

but I did! It was my goat at camp. A

lot of friends in my class cheered for

me which was great support. Some of

the activities which I enjoyed were

abseiling, Canadian canoeing,

crab hunting and feeding

the chicks.

My favourite part of

camp was the Canadian

canoeing, although feeding the

eels was a lot of fun too. Other

camp activities were: abseiling;

pitching tents; playing sports; bush

walking; periwinkle hunting and

beach time. I have to say I prefer

camping rather than playing

on electronics all day.

I enjoy outdoor

activities and

adventures. I also really

liked the food and awesome

activities which I was able to

do. The Canadian canoeing

was my favourite. I also

enjoyed the games we

played.

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Tuesday April 9 2019 5

News

Changes to online Halswell page

• By Georgia O’Connor-Harding

AN ONGOING social media

quarrel has led to a survey being

released on how Halswell’s

largest community Facebook

page is run.

The Halswell

Community

Group

Facebook page

will mostly

stick to the

status quo after

releasing results

on what its

members think

Chrys Horn

about the way

the page is run.

Halswell

Community Project chairwoman

and one of the administrators

Chrys Horn

said after the

page has been

facing so much

trouble recently,

it was

important to

gauge what

people thought

Greig Russell

about what it

does.

The page has

come under fire from outspoken

Halswell resident Greig Russell

who was removed from the

group of nearly 11,000 members

for posting a mobile number on

ONLINE: The result of an online survey will help guide how the

Halswell Community Group Facebook page is run.

the page.

As a result of falling out with

the administrators, he has

since set up his own page called

Halswell Community Page

Uncensored.

Following the Halswell

Community Group Facebook

page releasing the findings of its

survey, the group decided it

will continue to approve posts

in spite of the majority voting

against it.

Out of the 352 people that took

part in the survey, 61.9 per cent

preferred it being allowed for

any member to post to the

Facebook page, while 34.7 per

cent voted to have all online

posts approved.

But Dr Horn said approving

all posts online has made the

administrators lives so much

easier and it has cut down their

workload enormously.

She said because the group is

approving posts before they go

online she feels it was unlikely

Mr Russell would cause too

much damage and would be

happier about adding him back

to the group.

But Mr Russell said he was no

longer interested in being part of

the page and it was not worth the

“headache.”

He said he didn’t think the

group was going to change and it

was “wrong” for them to decide

what people should or shouldn’t

read and many Halswell

residents were sick of it.

Mr Russell has also criticised

the page for temporarily shutting

down over the weekend

recently.

But Dr Horn said that

was not fair, the group

administrators needed a

weekend to talk about the way

the group was run.

“It is all done voluntarily . . .

we had a team where people were

starting to think, oh we don’t

really want to do this anymore,”

she said.

Other conclusions from the

survey was for the group to

allow local clubs and

groups advertise fundraisers, the

majority wanted to see

less trolling, bullying and

bickering and members

should not be able to list items

for sale.

Local

News

Now

Fire rages, homes at risk

Hub Hornby

to celebrate

residents

and fashion

SIX HORNBY residents will

be celebrated for making a

difference in the community at

an upcoming fashion show.

The Hub Hornby will be

putting on its first fashion

show to showcase its upcoming

new season line.

As part of the event, six

residents nominated from

the greater Hornby area will

receive a “top to toe” $1000

makeover, styled by mall fashion

stylist Vicki McMillan.

The Hub Hornby centre

manager Jason Marsden said

the idea is to celebrate diversity

in the community and all

nominees are “really neat

people.”

As part of the show, rather

than using professional models,

participating retailers are

organising their own models

using staff, friends and family.

“This is going to be all about

real fashion on real people. We

want our customers to think:

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Tuesday April 9 2019 7

News

Digging deep on Riccarton Rd

ABOUT 1m of Riccarton Rd

needs to be dug a day as part of

the $18.4 million upgrade.

Almost 1km of sewer pipe

needs to be replaced, buried 4m

below the road and work digging

it up has begun.

“Replacing that much pipe at

the depth is a big project by any

measure, but when you’re digging

up Christchurch’s second busiest

road, you have another ball to

juggle in terms of keeping traffic

moving both ways and keeping

access to all the open shops,” said

manager planning and delivery

transport Lynette Ellis.

“The sewer pipes are nearly

100-years-old and at the end of

their lifespan, so the work has to

happen now if we want to avoid

the pipes failing,” Ms Ellis said.

“We thought we’d take the

opportunity to make quite a few

other improvements to Riccarton

Rd that will leave the whole

area much more vehicle – and

pedestrian-friendly than it is.”

The project will cost $18.4

million and is expected to be

complete by December 2020.

The city council is also replacing

water mains under the road.

Once the underground work

is finished, the council will

rebuild the road and then

widen it, creating bus priority

measures and extra space for

DIG: Work has started on stage one of the Riccarton Rd

upgrade opposite Westfield Shopping Centre.

emergency vehicles.

“Riccarton Rd has more than

800 bus movements a day and

around 3000 passengers boarding

here per weekday, so the bus

priority measures will provide

more reliable bus travel for a lot

of people, especially at peak times

when they need to get to work or

home,” Ms Ellis said.

There will be sections of bus

lane on each side of the road, bus

lights at traffic signals so buses

can proceed ahead of general

traffic, and longer bus stops so

getting on and off is easier and

quicker for passengers.

A tree-lined median is also

being installed between Clarence

and Matipo Sts.

“The trees we’re putting in will

have a calming effect that will gently

slow traffic, which will make

this section of the road a more

pleasant destination for shoppers

and visitors,” Ms Ellis said.

On-street parking along Riccarton

Rd is being permanently

removed to make space for the

new road layout, but the council

has created a time-restricted

car park behind Riccarton Rd

between Rimu St and Straven Rd

to replace it.

•From page 1

A transportation assessment

said the traffic generated by the

development can be accommodated

on the adjacent network

without capacity or efficiency

issues arising.

The idea of a new cinema

complex has received positive

feedback from the community.

Greater Hornby Residents’

Association member

Mark Peters said it

is a “fantastic idea” and

will be a great resource.

“There are a number of

residents in the Hornby

area that would be really

keen to have a cinema

back in our region. I

am sure there will be plenty of

patronage,” he said.

His views were backed by

Awatea Residents Association

secretary Kay Stieller, who

said it will mean having more

facilities in the community and

residents won’t have to go into

the city.

Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton

Community Board chairman

Mike Mora said if it brings

people, business and provides

entertainment, it could be positive

for the area.

Local

News

Now

Fire rages, homes at risk

Eight-cinema complex

planned for Wigram Skies

“I was totally unaware of

it . . . I am not really in a position

to say too much about it

because I haven’t seen the application,”

he said.

In 2011 independent cinema

Movieland closed after more

than 20 years in business to

make way for expansion plans

at The Hub Hornby

shopping mall.

The Hub Hornby

centre manager Jason

Marsden said there

was never any plans

to include a new one

due to simply not

having the space to

accommodate everything

it wanted to.

The mall completed

its last redevelopment

back in 2016.

“People do love having a

cinema in their community . . .

it would be a great asset to the

community to have a cinema

back here and I hope it goes

really well,” Mr Marsden said.

•HAVE YOUR SAY: Do

you think a new eightcinema

complex could be

beneficial to the Wigram

area? Email your views

to georgia.oconnor@

starmedia.kiwi

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Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

Your Local Views

Former Save

Denton Park

group legal

researcher

Brian Brodie

writes

about the

reclassification of Kyle Park

YOU MAY not be aware

that the city council is now

calling for submissions on the

reclassification of Kyle Park, as it

did for Denton Park, to build the

Hornby mega facility.

It is interesting to note

that the hearings panel,

which deliberated on the

reclassification of Denton Park,

turned it down, stating its

No 1 reason and issue for not

supporting the city council’s

application to reclassify Denton

Park was the overwhelming

problematic traffic issues that the

immediate central Hornby area

would need to accommodate.

It was very clear to ascertain

from about 1500 Denton Park

public submissions that the

majority of Hornby residents,

in particular, expressed a no

tolerance stance toward any

further suggestions of projects

and buildings by the city council

which would cause further

congestion and problematic

traffic issues in the vicinity of the

central Hornby area.

In the initial public

consultation document (which

ran from Wednesday, April

26, to Friday, June 9, 2017)

the “site challenges” for Kyle

Park section showed the city

council’s consideration clearly

suggests the traffic congestion

and management issues facing

the Kyle Park site are far more

problematic than that of Denton

Park. However, now the city

council and some members

of the Halswell-Hornby-

Riccarton Community Board

are seen to be running with and

supporting Kyle Park contrary

to this consideration. What has

changed?

The alarming thing is that

by supporting the Kyle Park

site, one could be seen to be

disregarding the initial city

council consideration or seem

ignorant of the fact that “the

traffic issue” was both the

hearings panel and the public’s

main reason for not supporting

the Denton Park reclassification.

In summary, it would appear

very naive to assume after taking

account of the city council

considerations, publicised

research, the hearings panel’s

findings and received public

submissions, that the Kyle Park

site will be less troublesome than

its neighbour, Denton Park, in

regard to the traffic issue.

It is highly likely that Kyle

Park may well present more

problems than the former option

of Denton Park.

Before you make your

Local

News

Now

Is Kyle Park the best option for the mega facility?

Ross Bartlett responds to

the Western News article

about young cyclists not

wearing helmets

Ross Bartlett – I just read

your article on cycle helmets.

My comments below apply both

to bikes and electric scooters,

which can travel at more than

30km/h. I’m all for pro-choice,

but I don’t think people realise

what happens when head meets

road at 30km/h. The photo above

is the result of such. While I

was on a commuting ride, about

28km/h, a car pulled out from

the kerb without checking and

clipped my back wheel. The

injuries are purely from hitting

the road, not the car, and a

helmet was worn. I’m reliably

informed that without the

helmet, my days of eating solid

food may have been numbered.

You can be the best rider on the

planet, but you can’t avoid the

carelessness of others forever.

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I actually think the primary

reason people don’t wear helmets

is because of what it does to their

hair, because some helmets do

look a bit dorky, and because

people don’t like being told

they have to. Perhaps a bit of a

generational thing, too, with the

latest batch of kids growing up

on scooters and used to wearing

helmets, but the oldies having

it “thrust” upon them. There’s

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a sustainable, eco-friendly and

healthy way of getting about, so

unlike the messaging to smokers,

for example, to discourage the

habit or else, we need a positive

message for cyclists like “do it

but be safe.”

Kenneth Thompson

responds to Fendalton-

Waimairi-Harewood

Community Board

chairman Sam MacDonald’s

Soap Box about rates

increases

What a joke the rates increases

are. There is a house for sale in

Hornby, GV value of $500k,

which has been on the market

for six weeks, highest offer was

$450k, 10 per cent below its rated

value. If anything, we should

get a rebate. The city council

needs to listen for once to the

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•Have your say on the

reclassification of Kyle

Park by April 15 at https://

ccc.govt.nz/the-council/

consultations-andsubmissions/haveyoursay/

ratepayers who pay their wages

– they are not our employers, we

are theirs, and the sooner they

remember that the

better. Some who are

on limited incomes

are struggling to

manage daily living.

This city council is

a disgrace, there are

probably four who are

any good, the rest are

showpieces dictated

to by the managers of which

there are more than enough for

a small city of 500,000 people.

There is an old saying “too many

cooks spoil the broth” – never

more true than in our fair city.

Sam Macdonald hits it on the

head in his column. Good on

him, we need people like him

to say it as it is. I could go on

and on about this city council’s

failings there are so many. We all

know what they are, we need to

remember on election day who

they are and vote accordingly.

at the Te Hapua ¯ Halswell Centre Café

2-3pm Friday 12 April

Second Friday of each month

Phone 03 376 4512

porthills.mp@parliament.govt.nz

WESTERN NEWS

Fire rages, homes at risk

submission, some serious

questions must be considered:

•Is the problematic traffic issue

really such a big deal?

•Does the cost of land

remediation at $8-$10 million

actually quantify a smaller

facility?

•Is a 22 per cent reduction in

the complex size acceptable?

•Is this complex just about a

swimming pool for the southwest?

What is the big hurry

really about?

Remember a library and

governance buildings are to be

included, hence the need for the

reclassification to a local purpose

reserve.

•Are you really getting your

dollars worth as a ratepayer?

•Could you get a larger, better,

future-proofed facility elsewhere,

without the high contamination

risk?

•Does Warren Park or other

available sites offer a better

option?

• Is Kyle Park just a quick fix?

• Do you think the public should

have been re-consulted over

other available site options?

Tony Cooper responds

to an article about dogs

being unleashed in areas

of the Halswell

Quarry where they

are required to wear

leashes at all times

I have been walking

at Halswell Quarry for

the past three years and

have been appalled at

the lack of signage around the

place. Even where there are signs

they are so small no one can

see them. As for dog owners,

they think they are a law unto

themselves, having no respect

for other users, not only at the

quarry, but in all other parks.

I have been pestered by dogs

even in the conservation areas

around the lakes. And as to dogs

unleashed on the rim walk, you

are asking for trouble. Let’s get

some decent signage up with a

phone number on them for dog

patrol.

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News

• By Georgia O’Connor-Harding

HALSWELL residents

living with disabilities want

to see improvements made

to the suburb’s transport

infrastructure.

Surveys undertaken by the

Halswell Community Project

and city council have identified

a need for improvement in the

suburb’s infrastructure.

A report

released to

Western

News showed

residents living

with disabilities

had concerns

over speeding

traffic, a lack

of controlled

crossings, large

curbs and a need for smoother

footpaths. It also found there was

a general desire for more disabled

toilets in the area.

Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton

Community Board member Ross

McFarlane said it is about finding

a happy balance of what footpaths

are functioning now and

what is due for a replacement.

“We’d all like footpaths paved

with gold but the fact is just in

the present financial situation

. . . let’s face it we have still got

a lot of earthquake damage,” he

INDEPENDENT LIVING: St John of God Halswell is one of many organisations in the suburb

providing care to people with disabilities. It has joined the tiny house movement to provide more

housing for people with physical disabilities. ​

said. But Mr McFarlane said it

was an excellent survey.

St John of God Halswell

resident Josh Caldwell, who was

diagnosed with rare auto-immune

disease transverse myelitis,

said the footpaths need to be addressed

as they are challenging.

“It is kind of citywide though

. . . I think Halswell is pretty

good compared to the rest of the

city,” he said.

Two surveys were undertaken

due to the high number of organisations

working with people

with disabilities and an information

gap identified during a community

planning session.

One survey covered accessibility

to community facilities

while the other allowed the

opportunity to give feedback on

what made the suburb a good

place to live.

It showed people with intellectual

disabilities liked living in

Halswell because of the slightly

rural feel, having accessible

facilities and it is close to other

areas.

The survey was originally

undertaken due to the high

number of organisations

working with people with

disabilities and an information

gap identified during a

Local

News

Now

Call for transport infrastructure improvements

Ross

McFarlane

WESTERN NEWS

Fire rages, homes at risk

community planning session.

Halswell has a large number

of organisations working with

people the disabled including

Halswell Residential College, St

John of God Hauora Trust and

Halswell Men’s Shed.

Thirty-eight individuals

responded ranging in ages from

10 to 82.

The report also showed there

was a demand for further recreational

activities and Zumba

for people living with disabilities

was recommended.

Other recommendations

were for more outdoor lighting

around car parks and walkways.

City council’s head of community

sport, governance and

partnerships John Filsell said it

will use the survey to work with

disability organisations and

community groups to assist in

projects that benefit people with

disabilities.

Halswell Community Project

chairwoman Chrys Horn said

it was a good survey which

highlighted the needs of a group

the community doesn’t hear

from often.

•HAVE YOUR SAY: Do you

think Halswell has adequate

facilities for those living

with disabilities? Email your

views to georgia.oconnor@

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Rangatahi

respond

with love,

compassion

April 2019

Commitment,

Achievement,

Resilience,

Respect

Academic success celebrated

Kia ora koutou. Talofa. Kia Orana. Malo e lelei. Bula.

Fakaalofa atu. Namaste. Kumusta. Haere mai haere mai ki

Te Kura Huruhuru Ao o Horomaka. Warm greetings to the

Hornby High School community.

What an incredibly sad time we have been through in

Christchurch. Much that we have pretended to be true in

New Zealand, much that we have chosen to believe does

not exist, has been made plain for us to see. Personally I

cannot comprehend hate on the scale that we saw on the

15th of March. What has lifted my heart and fed my soul is

the love and compassion with which our amazing rangatahi

have responded. I have almost daily seen the evidence that

my messages of love and kindness are finding their mark in

our children’s hearts. Whether it was the sight of a Year 13

student comforting a younger student with an arm around

a shoulder while visiting the Botanic Gardens tribute wall,

or the messages of love and support that children of many

ages spontaneously created to take to that wall, our young

people have given me hope. It is at times such as these in

particular that we need hope before all else.

Take heart, because our young people, our beautiful

rangatahi, know what is right, they want a world filled with

love and compassion, with tolerance and peace. Unlike my

generation of the 60’s, this generation may just be able to

change the world for the better. I live with that hope.

We are about to enter enrolment season for 2020 entry to

Hornby High School. Our kura has an enrolment scheme

that came into place at the beginning of 2019. The Board

of Trustees has decided to make 15 out-of-zone places

available for 2020, all in the years 7 to 10. Last year we

had quite a few whānau disappointed because they left

application for enrolment too late. Application for out-ofzone

enrolment closes on 26th July. It is easy to think that

that is a long way away, but the time will pass rapidly. The

agreed zoning rules are such that we cannot accept out-ofzone

enrolments after that date. Details of our enrolment

scheme are available on our website. Look under the

‘Enrolment’ tab for a zone map and specification. You can

pick up enrolment forms from reception any time now.

In the meantime, carry forward our message of kindness

and love, support your children to continue to care, to care

about the world and its people.

He aha te mea nui o te ao. He tāngata, he tāngata, he

tāngata

What is the most important thing in the world? It is

people, it is people, it is people.

Ngā mihi nui

Robin Sutton

Tumuaki

Lavisha Tatu, Lachlan Hickford, Shardey Harris, Monique

Hepburn

Year 9 pupils enjoy Stars Day Out

All four Year 9 classes had a great

time on their Stars Day Out. They

participated in raft building at Lake

Rua, below, and a high ropes course

at the Groynes, left and right.

Crystal Edminstin, Jorja Woodgate, Amy Woermann,

Kimberley MacKinnon

Early in the term,

we celebrated the

NCEA achievements

of our 2018 Year 11

and Year 12 students

at the Academic

Awards Assembly.

Congratulations

to all of our award

winners.

Franz Salvana, Christine Pesigan, Luigi Almario, Kiah Uri, EJ Daguinotas, Frances Guzman, Maxzi Francisco,

Jerico Flores, Mae Rose Sasuman, Moses Velano and Zyromme Bayson.

Athletes compete at the South Island Secondary Schools event

Caleb Deans

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High students competed

at the Canterbury

Secondary

Schools Athletics

held at the new Nga

Puna Wai Athletics

Stadium. The great

results from the day

meant we were able

to send a strong team

to represent Hornby

High School in Nelson

at the South Island

Secondary Schools

event which was held

over the last weekend

in March. Shown

here are some of the

Hornby High athletes

who competed in

Nelson

Presayus Fa’avae Adi McGoon Peteli Fevaleaki


14

Tuesday April 9 2019

News

Farewell concert

planned for musician

•From page 1

The Broomfield resident has

therefore decided to make the

big move to the United States to

try his luck at breaking into the

American music scene.

“For now music is my total passion

and it is far too fun to give

up for a day job,” he said.

Everingham, 24, will fly to New

York next Tuesday before travelling

to Nebraska to take up work

as a musical director, conductor

and pianist at live theatre company

Post Playhouse.

“I am just really ready basically

for that next step and particularly

in musical theatre as you know

the US, typically New York City is

the centre of all that,” he said.

He will work at the company

over the American summer season

before heading back to New

York in August to find work as a

musician.

But before he leaves, Everingham

will play and conduct in a

special farewell concert celebrating

his years of making music in

the city on Saturday.

“I am doing a repertoire I have

always loved, artists that inspired

me early on . . . artists like Billy

Joel and Elton John,” he said.

Destination USA – A Farewell

Concert will feature musicians,

singers and choirs he has worked

with over the years along with

songs from a wide range of musical

genres he has played.

Ensembles The Vocal Collective,

Tango La Luna and the

Canterbury Lawyers’ Choir will

perform along with a line-up of

well-known theatre performers in

the city.

Everingham said it is an honour

and overwhelming having so

many artists supporting the show.

Everingham has led an exciting

career working with companies

including The Court Theatre and

Showbiz Christchurch.

His original song Fractures:

In Memoriam was premiered at

Westminster Abbey, London, in

2015 and his other work has been

performed at the Miami Fashion

Film Festival.​

Having a strong interest in

music law, in 2017, Everingham

achieved a Bachelor of Law and

Bachelor of Music in composition

with honours.

•Destination USA – A

Farewell Concert will be

held at The Piano: Centre

for Music and the Arts on

Saturday from 4-6pm. To

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Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

• By Kim Thomas

WORK HAS begun on

the more than $5 million

redevelopment of Oaklands

School in Halswell.

The revamp includes

upgrading existing classrooms

and building new teaching

spaces, a library and an

administration block.

It is scheduled to take about

18 months and is part of

the Ministry of Education’s

construction programme for

Canterbury schools following

the earthquakes.

Hornby-based Hann

Construction was awarded

the contract to redevelop the

school.

Oaklands School principal

Margaret Trotter said it

is exciting to see signs of

construction on the school site

after years of planning and

anticipation.

The school’s buildings,

constructed in the 1960s, stood

up well to the earthquakes but

needed to be refreshed and

adapted for the modern learning

environment, she said.

Much planning has gone into

minimising disruption to the

more than 570 students and the

school community while the

redevelopment happens, Mrs

Trotter said.

She said this included doing

a lot construction work during

the holidays and after school

hours, she said.

The redevelopment involves

building a new office block, a

new classroom block, a new

library, and renovating all

existing classrooms and in some

WESTERN NEWS

Local

News

Now

School redevelopment begins

Fire rages, homes at risk

BIG CHANGES:

The

redevelopment

of Oaklands

School is under

way.

cases extending them.

Three new playgrounds,

which students will play a part

in choosing, will complete the

redevelopment.

The Ministry of Education

will fund building costs, while

the school and fundraising by

the Parent Teacher Association

will pay for new playgrounds,

Mrs Trotter said.

The project is expected to

take almost two years and will

happen in two phases.

The first phase, happening

in 2019, involves demolishing

some prefabricated buildings,

refurbishing the existing office

block, and constructing all the

new buildings.

From 2020, builders will

refurbish existing classroom

blocks in the second phase, Mrs

Trotter said.

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Tuesday April 9 2019 15

We are lifelong learners who

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Term 1 update

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E. admin@oaklands.school.nz | www.oaklands.school.nz

Meet our head students for 2019

Rebuild

Our rebuild is underway keep an eye on our

website and facebook page for updates.

Head Boy

Felix Barnes

Deputy Head Boy

Yasindu Ambegoda

Head Girl

Zara Munro

Deputy Head Girl

Ella Wilson

Sports Canterbury comes to

Oaklands School

Which group of children was the Top Team?

Sarah from Sports Canterbury came to

Oaklands School with a great range of games

for us to play. The games encouraged team

building and problem solving. Year1 were

teamed up with friends from Year 6GF and

Years 7/8 Big Buddies. There was a two

minute instruction and then the activities were

completed in four minutes.

The team with the highest score won. Well done

to group 7!

Year 7 Wainui Camp

Wainui Camp is a camp just for

Year 7 Students to jell and build

rapport with their teachers. Wainui

is an outstanding camp. It starts

with a beautiful bus ride over to

Banks Peninsula where you get

views of the Akaroa Harbour and

all of the surrounding bays. Once

students arrive, they get settled into their bunkrooms and get

a chance to explore the camp and the surrounding parts of the

camp. Following their short exploration, they then get stuck

into their first activity.

The activities this year were, Archery, Sea Kayaking, Outdoor

Life Skills and High Ropes. These activities are designed to be

challenging and push students out of their comfort zone.

At night time, students get to play games such as, Hunters

and Seekers, Go Home, Stay Home and Spotlight. For all of the

students, the night time activities were a hit and a bunch of fun!

While at Wainui, Pete the Chef cooked us lovely meals for tea

and lunch. The consisted of homemade spring rolls, burgers,

American Hotdogs and Butter Chicken. It was safe to say, we

ate everything that was on offer.

“I liked the water thing because I kept tipping the water on

myself.” Evelyn

“I liked the water things because when we were doing the

bucket activity we got some water in the bucket in the end.” Isla

“I liked everything and I loved all of them.” Jolee

“I liked the gutterball game and when I got there I was excited.”

Mason F

“I liked the ball game when you rolled them through the pipes

and landed in a bucket because we could see who could get

the most balls in the bucket.” Sam

“I liked when we balanced the buckets on the stands and when

we tried to get the balls in the buckets.” Findlay

“I liked the thing we needed to balance the water in the buckets

and I didn’t get wet!” Mackenzie

Swimming at

Oaklands School

It has been great to see our school

swimming pool having lots of use

over the summer. The children

have been doing a programme

with Swimming New Zealand and

we have had instructors come into

the school to support the staff and

students with the programme.


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Tuesday April 9 2019

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WESTERN NEWS

High school rowing’s new champs

• By Gordon FIndlater

CHRISTCHURCH BOYS’ High

School stamped their authority

at Maadi Cup as secondary

school rowing’s newest

powerhouse.

At the regatta on Lake Karapiro

in Cambridge, CBHS won

their first ever Maadi Cup, and

were also the regatta overall winner

with 42 points on the official

tally.

They beat out tradition rowing

schools Hamilton Boys’ High

School in second with 37 points

and St Peter’s School (Cambridge)

in third overall with 28

points.

Points are awarded to crews

that finish in the top three in the

A finals.

In the Maadi Cup under-18

coxed eight race, defending

champions Christ’s College took

an early lead before CBHS made

their move at the 1000m.

The crew of Scott Shackleton,

Tom Fraser, Cameron Long,

Ethan Alderlieste, Cameron

Henderson, Angus Templeton,

James Glover, Ben Brown and

coxswain Timothy Heritage

steadily increased their pace and

eventually took the lead, crossing

the finish line in 5min 54.31sec

with Christ’s College taking

silver in 5min 55.71sec.

CBHS also won the Springbok

Shield under-18 coxed four in a

record time of 6min 25.39sec.

The crew of James Gloer,

Ethan Alderlieste, Cameron

Henderson, Tom Fraser and

coxswain Timothy Heritage beat

out Westlake Boys’ High School

and Christ’s College.

The major girls eights spoils

went to St Margaret’s College,

who won the Levin Jubilee Cup

– an event that St Margaret’s

College has won six times

before.

The crew of Rosa Foster, Lucy

Botting, Charlotte Darry, Ann

Wilson, Kate Harris, Gaby

McKellar, Emma Roberts, Sophie

Lightbourne and coxswain

Claudia Bethell beat out Waikato

Diocesan School and St Peter’s

School.

St Margaret’s coach Ian Smallman

commented after their race

– “I’m just really proud of how

well they rowed, there were a few

ECSTASY: CBHS celebrate their first ever Maadi Cup by taking a dip in

Lake Karapiro. While St Margaret’s pipped Waikato Diocesan School

and St Peter’s School to win the Levin Jubilee Cup

FLYING: Burnside High School’s Theodore Giannakogiorgos finished fourth in the boys under-17

single sculls .

PHOTOS: ART OF ROWING/ROWING NZ

girls in today’s boat who had an

off season last year with various

set-backs, and getting them all

back into their best condition for

today’s final has being incredibly

satisfying.’’

In total St Margaret’s won

three golds and one silver at the

regatta.

Meanwhile, Rangi Ruru Girls’

School also had success winning

two gold, one silver and three

bronze medals. One of the highlights

for Rangi Ruru came in

the under-18 novice coxed eight

where they ran two crews who

finished second and third.

“The novice eight event

was particularly significant

because at the end of the race, we

had eighteen girls on the

SPORT

podium. Both our first and

second crew showed grit and determination

to pull that off,” said

Rangi Ruru rowing manager Ella

Vink.

Christchurch Girls’ High

School recorded four silver

medals in the girls under-17

coxed four, under-18 coxed four,

under-17 coxed eight and novice

under-18 coxed four.

Villa Maria College had success

in the girls under-15 octuple

quad when they won bronze. The

crew of Alexandra Kinder, Josie

Sparrow, Lydia Fitzgerald, Olivia

Glen, Maddie Sutherland, Olivia

Turner, Molly Graham, Julia

Middleditch and coxwain Alex

Taylor.

Burnside High School’s Theodore

Giannakogiorgos narrowly

missed out on a medal in the

boys under-17 single sculls, finishing

fourth. His time of 7min

36.53sec was just under two

seconds outside the medals.

St Thomas’ of Canterbury College’s

best result came in the boys

under-18 doubles sculls.

The crew of Johvaan

Renata and Josh Dent finished

fifth in the A final, just more

than a second outside the medals.

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highlights

Athletics Day

Burnside High School Athletics Day was held over two days in February. Participation in the event was

very high, with a number of records being broken that had stood for many years.

From there 75 students went on to represent the school at the Canterbury Secondary School’s

Athletics Championships which was held at Nga Puna Wai on 19th and 23rd of March. Students

were excited to compete on an artificial track after many years competing on grass following the

earthquakes. We came away with twelve Canterbury titles including two relay titles.

Burnside High School are the winners of the 2019 Top Co-Ed School Award for Canterbury Athletics.

Pictured: Charlotte Lambie

Tournament Records Broken

U16 Girls Triple Jump

Anna Kenworthy 10.44m

U15 Girls Triple Jump

Taylah Holdem 10.70m

O16 Girls Shotput New

Brigit Kwell 13.46m

U16 Boys Shotput New

Jaron Ting 12.72m

U16 Girls Shotput New

Anna Kenworthy 10.22m

U14 Girls Shot Put New

Seruwaia Qalivutu 9.04m

U16 Girls Javelin New

Anna Kenworthy 26.8m

O16 Girls Javelin New

Eliza Meekings 28.0m

International Olympiad

Eric Song has recently been selected as one of

four students to represent New Zealand at this

year’s International Olympiad Informatics. The

International Olympiad Informatics is the most

prestigious computer science competition in the

world for secondary school students.

The 2019 IOI will be a week-long competition held

in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Training for the Olympiad will include a ten day

training camp in Sydney over the Easter holidays

and a pre-departure camp before leaving for Baku

in early August. The lead supervisor and mentor

of the New Zealand delegation this year - Logan

Glasson - is another Burnside graduate who in the

past achieved great results in this competition.

The team was formed through a highly competitive

selection process. Students were first identified

from various competitions last year and invited

to attend an intensive training camp in January.

Through several competitions, starting at the camp

and continuing through February and March, the 30

camp participants were narrowed down to the final

team of four representing New Zealand.

All the very best Eric.

Burnside High School

PTA Uniform Shop

Pictured: Calib Bone

The uniform shop is situated in A Block, adjacent to the

staff car park off Greers Road. The PTA Uniform Shop

stocks new and second hand items. Now is the time to

purchase winter uniforms, all items are available at the

shop.

Normal opening hours are Monday lunchtime 1:00pm

- 2:00pm and Tuesdays after school 2.45pm - 4.00pm.

We also have three extra days, Tuesday 9 April from

2.40pm - 7.00pm, Wednesday 10 April from 5.00pm –

8.00pm and Tuesday 30 April 2.40pm – 7.00pm (Term 2)

Payment is by cash, eftpos and debit card only – no

credit cards.

Canterbury Title Holders

U19 Pole Vault and Javelin

Eliza Meekings

U16 Pole Vault

Alysia Gilmore

U19 Hammer

Brigit Kwell

U14 Javelin

Mark Chang

U19 100m Hurdles

Samuel Fairbrother

U15 400m

Aryan Rai

U16 100m

Calib Bone

U19 1500m

Daniel Roswell

Under 16 Boys 4 x 100 Relay

Calib Bone, Leon Lin, Nathan Dix

and Bradlee Lang

Under 16 Girls 4 x 100 Relay

Ashley Farrell, Alysia Gilmore,

Alannah Pile, and Anna Kenworthy

Golf

The Canterbury Secondary Schools Golf

Championship took place on Monday 11th March at

Harewood Golf Course. Our team of young golfers,

Yuki Miya, Hayato Miya, Amy Weng and Jasmine

Clancy won the Gross Teams prize with a team

three lowest aggregate gross total of 225, 9 shots

ahead of 2nd place team, CBHS.

Congratulations - the team have automatically

qualified for the NZ Secondary Schools Golf Final,

to be held this year at the Cromwell Golf Course, on

Monday 02 September.

Yuki Miya, Hayato Miya, Amy Weng and Jasmine Clancy

Burnside High School | Greers Road, PO Box 29 677, Christchurch 8540

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Tuesday April 9 2019 19

SPORTS

• By Gordon Findlater

ST THOMAS of Canterbury

College players had mixed

emotions after two penalty

shootouts at the New Zealand

secondary schools futsal

championships.

Both the school’s senior and

junior boys sides played grandfinals

in the space of two hours

at the tournament in Wellington

after advancing through pool

play and the knockout section.

In the junior final, St Thomas

and Wellington’s St Patrick’s

College finished at 2-2 following

normal and extra time.

St Thomas then suffered

heartbreak, losing the penalty

shootout 3-2.

“Our senior team were all

watching the game, as soon

as they lost on penalties they

came on and got everyone in a

big huddle and talked to them.

Each of the senior players was

comforting a junior player, it

was pretty cool to see,” said St

Thomas’ teacher Jacob Allen,

who heaped praise on the teams

coaches Shannen Vailuu and

James Vallance.

The senior team then turned

around the school’s penalty

fortunes. St Thomas opened the

scoring in the senior final against

Wellington’s Scots College

CHAMPIONS:

St Thomas’

senior side

celebrate

winning the

senior boys

title at the

New Zealand

secondary

schools futsal

championships.

Win and loss for St Thomas

when Aashish Rai drove home

a low free kick. They were then

reduced to four players for 2min

when Tom Stewart received a

second yellow card, allowing

Scots to equalise.

Locked at 1-1 after normal and

extra-time, St Thomas nailed

their first two penalties, courtesy

of Mika Rabuka and Seth

Simpson.

St Thomas’ goalkeeper then

pulled off a huge save which

allowed Rai to seal the win

when he scored the team’s third

penalty.

Earlier in the tournament

the senior girls title was won by

Rangiora High School.

Best ever result at

national basketball

tournament

• By Gordon Findlater

ST THOMAS of Canterbury

College’s junior 3 x 3 basketball

team have created history by

achieving the school’s greatest

ever result at a national

tournament.

The team came within a

whisker of claiming the title in

Tauranga being pipped by Hastings

Boys’ High School 13-15 in

overtime after the schools were

locked at 13-13 after regulation

time.

“To have success at the junior

South Island tournament last

year, and then follow that up at

a national competition, means

we are putting our school on

the map,” said coach Neville

Booker.

The squad of Hunter Adam,

ACCOMPLISHED

St Thomas’ junior

basketballers made

school history by

finishing second at

the national 3 x 3

secondary school

tournament.

Jack Coulthard, Louie Gordon,

Hugo Gonzalez and Harvey

Cogle got the week off to a great

start winning six of their seven

pool-play matches with a 10-15

loss to Hamilton Boys’ High

School their only blemish.

In the quarter-final, they defeated

Taupo-nui-a-Tia College

14-11 and then turned around

their pool play result to defeat

Boys’ High School 12-6 in the

semi-final.

In the final St Thomas’ trailed

by two with just seconds remaining

in regulation time before

Gonzalez hit a game-tying

shot from long range. However,

they were overcome in overtime.

St Thomas’ also competed

in the senior championship,

finishing 14th.


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Email georgia.oconnor@starmedia.kiwi

by 5pm each Wednesday

JP Clinics

Tuesday, 10am-1pm

A justice of the peace will

be on-site to take declarations,

affidavits and affirmations,

witness signatures on documents

and certify document copies.

They can also witness citizenship

applications and rates rebate

applications.

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre,

and Upper Riccarton Library

Scrabble Club

Wednesday, 1.30-3.30pm

Have a way with words? Go

along when you can and join the

library’s friendly Scrabble Club.

Some boards provided, but feel

free to bring your own.

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

UR Club

Wednesday, 3.30-4.30pm

Go and join the fun at the

library’s after-school club. Open

to all school-aged children, there

are stories, crafts, games and

more.

Upper Riccarton Library

Free Legal Advice

Thursday, 6.15-8.15pm

Need advice with legal

questions? A lawyer is available

at the Hornby Library every

Thursday evening to provide

expert help. No bookings.

First-in, first-serve basis. Please

take relevant documents. Note

that the finish time may vary

from week to week depending

on demand. If no customers are

waiting at 6.15pm, the lawyer

will wait for 15min and then

leave. The 8.15pm finish time is a

guide only.

Citizens Advice Bureau, 8

Goulding Ave

Citizens Advice Bureau

Monday, Wednesday,

Thursday, Friday 11-5pm and

Tuesday 2-5pm at Papanui and

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

and Monday, 11am-5pm. Hornby

on weekdays, 9am-5pm

The Citizens Advice Bureau

provides free and confidential

advice to everyone. It takes the

time to listen to you and equip

you with information, options

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The Village Presbyterian

Church and Community Centre,

cnr of Papanui Rd and Franks St,

and Hornby Library

Knit ‘n’ Yarn

Thursday, 10.30am-2.30pm

Go along and enjoy a chat with

others as you knit. For anyone

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Upper Riccarton Library

READ: Go along to the Korean Book Club and share your ideas with other Korean book lovers.

The session will be held on Friday, 6-7pm at the Upper Riccarton Library.

GenConnect

Thursday, 1-2pm

Connecting generations by

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Want to know how to use

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What is an app and which are

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Thursday during term time to

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Upper Riccarton Library

Wā Pēpi/Babytimes

Friday, 10.15-10.45am

Encourage learning

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Babytimes is an

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This is a free session.

Hornby Library

Drop in Chinese Art Club

Sunday, 10.30am-noon

Take your own brushes, ink,

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brush painting. For ages 10 and

up. Only during term time.

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

Chinese ESOL Club for

Intermediate

Monday, 9.30-10.30am

This club is for Mandarin

speakers who would like to

practice English in a relaxed,

pressure-free environment. Join

the friendly group any time.

Suitable for people who can

communicate in English and

would like to practice listening

and speaking. Free, no bookings

required.

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

Makerspace

Saturday, 1.30-3pm

Join us for some fun activities

every week at the Makerspace.

There will be a variety of

activities for all ages.

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

Wā Kōrero/Storytimes

Monday, 10-10.30am

Encourage learning through a

love for stories. Storytimes is an

interactive programme including

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Tuesday April 9 2019 21

WITH MARY IN FAITH

TĀTOU KO MERE E WHAKAPONO ANA

A NEW MARIAN COLLEGE FOR 2023

MESSAGE FROM

THE BOARD

The Marian College Board is pleased

to share the Bishop’s decision to

relocate Marian College to north west

Christchurch on a three hectare site.

Our new College will neighbour St

Joseph’s Primary School on land

bordered by Vagues Road, Main North

Road and Northcote Road, with the main

entrance off Lydia Street.

The new school is projected to cost in

excess of $20 million and students are

expected to start in February 2023.

The Bishop said finding a new home for

Marian College has always been one of

his main priorities. The purchase of the

former Foodstuffs warehouse property on

Northcote Road has made this possible.

He indicated scoping and design work

will begin ready for when possession of

the land takes place in April 2021.

The news is exciting and very positive

for Marian College and the changes are

going to further strengthen and grow our

Catholic community.

Thank you to the Bishop on behalf of

Marian College for his commitment to

our future, and to the Catholic Diocese

of Christchurch for its steady support

over the years.

The Catholic Bishop of Christchurch, Paul

Martin and Marian College Principal Mary-

Lou Davidson visiting Marian College’s

new Papanui site.

Thank you also to our school community

for your loyalty and patience and to all

the schools, businesses and communities

who have supported Marian since the

earthquakes. It means a lot to us.

We look forward to the challenges the

next four years bring us and to having

closer working relationships with St

Joseph’s School Papanui and our brother

school St Bede’s College.

Tātou ko Mere e whakapono ana

With Mary in faith

Jan Paterson

Marian College Board of Trustees Chair

SOME OF YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

What will the new school look like?

It is too early to say just yet. What we do know is that we intend to ensure the Catholic

special character, values, heritage and story of Marian is incorporated and reflected in our

new school’s grounds and buildings. While we are fortunate to be getting a new school –

the heart of Marian College will remain the same.

Our new Forde Block (Social Sciences and Careers), which opened at the beginning

of this year, combines the best of traditional and open-plan classroom settings within a

multi-functional and sound-proof learning environment. So far, the feedback from students

and teachers has been positive, so it’s likely our new school will have similarly designed

classrooms.

Will there be opportunities for input into the new school?

Yes. We will be engaging with our school community and gathering ideas in coming

months.

Why is it taking until 2023 to get a new school?

The newly purchased site is currently tenanted and the lease expires in 2021. The Catholic

Diocese of Christchurch will then take possession of the land. In the meantime, there will

be valuable time for consultation, scoping and design work, before construction starts.

Will travel to and from the new school be more difficult?

Our new site is conveniently located on main arterial roads including QEII Drive and the

ring road to Eastern and seaside suburbs, Main North Road through to North Canterbury

as well as the Orbiter bus route. Connecting cycleways include the Papanui Parallel

Cycleway, Northern Line Cycleway and QEII Shared Cycleway.

By the time our new school is ready, the Christchurch Northern Corridor will be open. It is

expected this road will significantly reduce traffic volumes on Main North Road – by up to

50 per cent. It will also create an opportunity for the city council to make changes to Main

North Road resulting in improved public transport journey times.

Access to transport is an important part of our planning. We are confident that our families

will have suitable transport options for students travelling from more than 30 of our feeder

primary schools - families living in Central and East Christchurch, the seaside suburbs and

North Canterbury.

My daughter is currently a senior student at Marian – will she feel left out?

A wonderful aspect of Marian College is how supportive and understanding our school

community is through periods of change. We often say: “once a Marian girl, always a

Marian girl”. Marian College will be making every effort to include all students in the

shaping of our new school - regardless of whether they will be attending. We are asking

past students and staff of Marian College and also our founding schools St Mary’s College

(Christchurch) and McKillop College, to provide valuable input into what the new school

will look like.

Register on the school website www.mariancollege.school.nz/About-1/Past-StudentsStaff

to be kept up-to-date.

We welcome your questions

Please check the school website and follow us on Facebook. If we haven’t answered

what you need to know – email exec@mariancollege.school.nz and we will respond to

your question as soon as possible.

Left: Indicative location of the new Marian

College site in Papanui.

Above and below:

Marian College students and staff respond

to the wonderful news.

Haere mai! Talofa lava!

Welcome!

You are invited to

Marian College

For more details visit

mariancollege.school.nz

facebook.com/mariancollegechch

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WORKSAFE NEW Zealand

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fina ly repair the potholes in New

Brighton’s Hawke St car park.

Coastal-Burw od Ward city

counci lor David East wants

WorkSafe to pre sure the car

park’s private owners into

repairing the potholes which are

a “trip and vehicle” hazard.

WorkSafe chief inspector

a se sment southern Da ren

Handforth said it may be able to

take action under the Health and

Safety at Work Act 2015, “as a

person conducting a busine s or

undertaking.”

Mr Handforth said WorkSafe

is aware of the concerns raised by

Cr East abou the car park.

“WorkSafe has completed

an a se sment visi to the site

and is engaging with the owner

to advise them that it is their

responsibility to manage their

risks a propriately.”

Different parts of the car park

are owned by various people

and the Coastal-Burw od

Community Board recently

wrote to them about its concerns

around health and safety.

Cr East said the bi gest i sue

in the past has been ge ting in

touch with the landlords and

owners and ge ting them to

agr e to anything. “The board

a preciates that multi-ownership

of the parking space may present

a difficulty in co-ordinating

repair/resurfacing but felt obliged

to pa s these concerns onto you,”

said the le ter.

One reply has b en received so

far from an owner who is wi ling

to discu s the i sue. However, a l

the owners would have to agree

to undertake work.

Cr East said there had b en

a “number of incidences” in

the car park of people injuring

themselves which had gone

unreported.

“I’ve always though that it

has b en quite amazing that we

haven’t had any serious a cidents

or senior citizens perhaps

tri ping in those potholes and

doing themselve some damage.”

He is confiden the new

a proach wi l bring results.

“I think the WorkSafe

involvement may prove to be the

lever that we are l oking for.”

New bid to fix potholes

Action looms

on Hawke St

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THE ST Andrew’s Co lege big

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Fastier, co lapsed and died the

day before the competition

began.

“Tom was a ba s player from

Cashmere High Sch ol who was

playing with our big band this

year. He had a strong chance of

wi ning best ba s player a the

festival as he was a very a complished

musician,” head of music

Duncan Ferguson said.

“We were delighted to win, but

it was bi tersw et,” he said.

St Andrew’s won the most

outstanding big band title a the

competition in Tauranga.

The band dedicated it se to

Tom, who died while on his way

to Cashmere High on March 27.

His death was po sibly related to

a medical event.

•Turn to page 9

SW ET SOUNDS: St Andrew’s Co lege year 12 students Lewis Edmond and Je na We ls performing a the 41st National Youth

Ja z Competition.

Bittersweet win for St Andrew’s big band

• By Sophie Cornish and Julia Evans

THE PAPANUI-I nes

Community Board has taken the

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to figh the city council over

funding.

Signatures are being co lected

in a bid to get funding for a community

facility in Shirley.

It comes after the city council

removed funding for the centre

pla ned for Shirley Rd, near the

intersection with Hi ls Rd. This

was the site of the former community

centre, which was badly

damaged in the February 2,

20 1, earthquake.

The removal o funding

prompted community board

chairwoman Ali Jones to threaten

to stand down, citing it as her “die

in the ditch” project.

Ms Jone said the board’s role

is to represen the community,

and by gathering signatures from

residents, it was fulfi ling that

role.

“One of the roles of a community

board is to represent and act

as advocate for the interests of its

community and this is what we

are doing. The LTP and a nual

plans are a l about lo bying the

council.”

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DEAN CALVERT (above)

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The former New Zealand

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father George and brother

Bryce to London ahead of the

fight where they spen time

with Parker in the build up.

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Former champ hooks

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• By Sarla Donovan

THE OWNERS of Sumner’s Cave

Rock Apartments ar expecting the

Earthquake Commi sion to sign-off

on a se tlement agr emen this w ek.

Body corporate chairman Mike

White said the group had gone

into mediation with IAG and EQC

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on a deal with IAG on February

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to the day after the February 2,

20 1, earthquake. However, they

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“Given that EQC actua ly drafted

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problem with them doing that.”

The apartment suffered damage

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earthquakes and were demolished in

late 2012. In 2016, IAG’s offer of the

difference betw en indemnity value,

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A decision to paint double yellow

lines on the stretch betw en

Summit Rd and the Sign of the

Takahe was earlier made by the

Spreydon-Cashmere Community

Board.

Bu the Banks Peninsula Community

Board decided against

ye low lines on the Summit Rd-

Governors Bay section due to the

road’s na rowne s and general

condition.

The changes are designed to try

and reduce the crash rate.

Insta lation of the double

ye low lines, the new sp ed limit

signs and raised centre line pavement

markers wi l begin in mid

April.

The work i scheduled to take

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While the work is done, Dyers

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• By Emily O’Co ne l

A WOOLSTON butcher proved

to be a cut above the rest in an

international competition.

New World Fe ry Rd butcher

Jeremy Garth and his team, the

Pure South Sharp Blacks, recently

came second a the World

Butchers’ Cha lenge in Northern

Ireland.

It was the firs time Mr Garth

had competed in the cha lenge

and he was “rea ly proud” of

how the team performed.

“We produced some top quality

products and came away

with a g od result so we’re very

ha py,” he said.

The preparation for this year’s

World Butchers’ Cha lenge was

intense as the team members

met in Auckland every two

months for lengthy w ekend

practices.

Mr Garth, who has b en a

butcher for 14 years, said the

competition brought back his

pa sion for the job.

“Doing a l thi stuff and

m eting new people, s eing new

ideas, it just brings that flair

back for you,” he said.

Mr Garth hopes to own a

butcher shop of his own someday

but says for now he wi l focus

on ge ting mor experience

and on the 2020 cha lenge.

“In two years’ time, we’ l be

going back to try and win the

title,” he said.

U per Ri carton butcher Corey

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A CRACKDOWN on mobile

traders acro s the districts could

be l oming.

However, the public has li tle

interest in having input into the

i sue.

Only eight submi sions were

received for a potential bylaw

aimed at regulating commercial

activities in public places.

The district council wi l be

holding a hearing for the Public

Places Bylaw and Policy on Commercial

Activities and Events in

Public Places.

A hearing i scheduled to be

held on Thursday.

The bylaw comes as an increasing

number of mobile traders

are s eking to operate in Selwyn,

especia ly during the summer

months.

In the past year, the district

council has received five inquiries

about se ting up a mobile busine s

on private or public land.

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str et operators in Darfield, a

coff e cart is parked beside the

railway in Ro leston, and a pi za

cart visits Lincoln w ekly betw en

September-May along with a Thai

f od truck.

•Turn to page 7

Mobile

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Pupils learn about role of war horses

GR ENDALE SCHOOL pupils

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s eing first hand what men and

horses l oked like during war.

The New Zealand Mounted

Rifles Charitable Trust president

Mark A pleton and member

Mike Donaldson t ok their

horses to the sch ol on Monday,

in a bid to educate pupils on the

sacrifice their ancestors made in

World War 1 and World War 2.

Mr A pleton and Mr Donaldson

a rived a the sch ol dre sed

in World War 1 uniforms while

their horses Tommy and Kruze

wore 1 0-year-old sa dles donated

to the trust.

The presentation is a prelude

to the Gr endale Recreation Reserve

Management Commi t e’s

upcoming Anzac Day service.

As a tribute to those who

served, members of the trust wi l

ride horseback to the service.

Mr A pleton said it was

important children were

educated on what soldiers

wen through during World

War 1 and World War 2.

But he said the presentation

didn’t go into t o much detail

and was more of a “show and

te l” to make them aware of what

the soldiers l oked like.

Children were shown the type

of kits horses were required to

wear in the war.

•Turn to page 7

• By Georgia O’Co nor-Harding

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AN U PER Ri carton butcher

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star team a the World Butchers’

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Mr Winder and his team, the

Pure South Sharp Blacks, which

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in the competition.

He said the cha lenge started

as a “transtasman test match”

seven years ago.

The preparation for this

year’s World Butchers’ Challenge

was intense as the team

members met in Auckland

every two months for lengthy

w ekend practices. Mr Winder

said coming second against 1

other countries was a “fantastic”

result.

“To get second behind Ireland

was a huge achievement and to

be ahead of Australia is an

even bi ger thing for us,” he

said.

But Mr Winder admires the

Australian team.

“Those guys over there

[Australia] are on top of their

game, they do a g od job,” he

said.

“And it just showcases that

New Zealand has got some

of the best butchers in the

world,” he said.

Mr Winder has b en a butcher

since the age of 19.

Elite butcher cut above the world

• By Emily O’Co ne l

THE HALSWE L-Hornby-

Ri carton Community Board

has b en given the gr en ligh to

o pose the pla ned qua ry near

Templeton.

Mayor Lia ne Dalziel told the

board on Thursday it had the okay

from the city council to make a

submi sion if Fulton Hogan a plies

for a resource consen to create a

qua ry.

Board chairman Mike Mora

told Western News the submi sion

would likely o pose Fulton Hogan’s

plan.

“You can just about guarant e

it . because we [the community

board] don’t believe qua ries

should be so close to residential

areas,” he said.

Mr Mora said he wasn’t sure if

the city council would endorse the

board’ submi sion.

“I’d like to think so because the

city council has had their eyes

open as we l ove recent years over

the crysta line silica risk,” he said.

Mr Mora said the community

board wi l be “representing and

advocating” for the Templeton

community.

•Turn to page 5

Community

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