Nor'West News: August 13, 2019

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• By Sophie Cornish and

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PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER

• By Claire Booker

AT CAN Do cafe, it isn’t just

the coffee and treats that fill the

customers with warmth.

It’s the staff behind the counter

who serve every customer

with a smile because they love

what they do. Can Do cafe

employees are people who suffer

from brain injuries and other

physical disabilities. Hayden

Dixon (above), 22, works Tuesdays

and Wednesdays and loves

the coffee run to the nearby

medical centre. •Turn to page 4

A GROUP of former

Christchurch Girls’ High

students have been reunited

by a Colin McCahon painting 50

years after they donated it to the

school.

They met recently at the school

to reminisce about their younger

days and the painting which

has now become a valuable

collector’s item.

Some of the group members

hadn’t seen each other since

their school days, but were

laughing and sharing memories

like no time had passed.

In 1969, the six young women

had just finished school and

wanted to have a good time at a

ball.

They founded the Young Old

Girls’ Association and hosted

their own debutante ball.

But they didn’t expect to make

a profit, let alone enough to buy

a McCahon painting.

The painting was presented to

the school in 1970 by association

member Jan Hardie at an

assembly.

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Paid back for picking up litter

In Brief

• By Claire Booker

MARIA LAMB used to worry

about being known as the “crazy

lady picking up rubbish” – but

winning a Keep Christchurch

Beautiful award has shown her

she is not alone.

The awards were held last

week at the Turanga library.

Mrs Lamb didn’t even realise

she had been nominated for

an individual award until she

was sifting through her ‘junk’

email folder looking for a school

notice, and stumbled across the

nomination.

“[It’s nice to know] you’re not

the only one doing this, there

are other people doing their very

best in their community, but I

guess we don’t really know about

each other,” she said.

Mrs Lamb received the award

for the work she does in the

St Albans community. She

organises exercise groups for

women in the area and spends

her time collecting rubbish.

The exercise group provides a

safe way for women in St Albans

to get out and make friends.

“It took a few months for

people to get involved, and then

others started to advertise what

they were doing, and where

they were exercising – it sort of

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She often goes ‘plogging’,

which means to walk or jog

while picking up litter.

Mrs Lamb has passed on her

love for the environment to her

children, who pick up rubbish

with her when they’re out and

are eager to talk to people they

catch littering in the streets.

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someone littering they’ll say,

mum should we go and say

something or should we just

pick it up ourselves.”

The family is focused on

sustainable living and their

household is nearly entirely

chemical-free, with the

exception of Dettol.

The family uses eco-friendly

cleaning products, plant-based

TIDY KIWI: Maria Lamb and

her trusty helper Lulu collect

rubbish at English Park in St

Albans.

PHOTO: CLAIRE BOOKER

Other award winners from the

Nor’West News area

•Edgeware Mowers: For its

support in helping to keep the

red zone tidy.

•Harewood School: For its

participation in the Keep

Christchurch Beautiful school

environment.

•Tony Hack: For his caretaker

work at Harewood School.

•Don Sherriff: For his work

with the Keep Christchurch

Beautiful education

programmes.

shampoo and conditioner,

and they will only consume

sustainably-sourced produce

and meat.

Mrs Lamb said one of the

most rewarding things about

collecting litter is when people

she doesn’t know approach her

to ask what she’s doing.

“People that you don’t even

know will give you compliments

and say, hey, it’s really cool to see

you doing that,” she said

“Then other people will say,

oh gosh, you’ve inspired me, if I

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trucks travel along the road. Orion

now plans to arrange a meeting

with the city council roading

manager at the site to inspect the

road, determine if there are issues

with its work and what may need

to be done to repair it.

CIVIC AWARDS

Nominations have opened for

the Christchurch Civic Awards.

Members of the community

can nominate an individual or

organisation which has had a

major impact on the community.

Nominations close on August 23 at

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Staff who have a

McMaster & Heap

Veterinary practice

Dr Steve works his magic again…

“CoCo” is a three year old speyed bunny

- a very loved and adored pet who

recently underwent Bilateral Cataract

Surgery. This surgery was a first for

Steve who did his research prior to the

operation. He has operated many times

on dogs, cats and even a hawk but not

a rabbit.

Coco was having real difficulty finding

her food bowls and manoeuvring

around outside. She had always

loved charging around outside with

the other rabbits. Her cataracts had

developed fast in approximately

two months, the right eye more

mature than the left eye. Cataracts in

rabbits can be congenital, traumatic,

metabolic as in diabetes, inflammatory

secondary to uveitis or infectious, as in

the case of E Cuniculi. Coco was being

treated for E Cuniculi, which is a parasite

ingested and eliminated in the urine.

This parasite causes inflammation in the

lens and a capsular cataract can develop,

leading to uveitis and sometimes

glaucoma. It is painful and the rabbits

will often scratch at the eye.

Coco was referred to Steve and her

primary vet and nurse came over to

monitor Coco’s anaesthetic. Rabbits

on the whole are difficult patients to

monitor under anaesthetic due to

their size and eye surgeries are difficult

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surgery may last one to two hours. Often

they require you to ventilate for them,

they must be kept warm, hydrated and

constant recordings of blood pressure

need to be recorded.

Straight away Coco was placed on

intravenous fluids, had blood taken

(no kidney or liver compromise was

seen) and was allowed to snack

on veggies and hay before her GA.

Prior to her anaesthetic she was

supplemented with oxygen to

increase oxygen concentration in

the blood. Once anaesthetised she was

hooked up to a blood pressure monitor

and pulsoximeter (measuring her oxygen

saturation in the blood) and positioned

for cataract surgery.

The surgery went really well with Steve

removing the crystalline lenses in both

eyes. A Cataract is a lens opacity and is

due to the loss of architecture of the lens

or capsule fibres. To us the lens appears

cloudy (the lens is in the middle of the

eye). The cataract is then sucked out with

a phacoemulsification machine. This

machine vibrates, cuts and vacuums the

cataract out. If all goes well, the visual

axis is clear and vision is restored.

So far so good. Steve has frequently

checked her eyes and Coco can

visually see well out both her eyes, her

intraocular pressures are good, she is

comfortable and happier now her ocular

world has opened up again.

I think its brilliant Coco’s owner gave her

a chance at restored sight. The other

option would have been removing the

eyes, as the uveitis and glaucoma could

have been too painful for her to live with.

For any questions on cataract

surgeries please contact Steve

directly at McMaster & Heap Vet

Practice. He has just invested in a

new phacoemulsification machine so

hopefully will get to test drive it soon.

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Can Do attitude

•From page 1

Said Mr Dixon: “I

like doing the coffee

run because it gets me

outdoors.”

The cafe provides its

staff with ordinary life

opportunities through

meaningful paid

employment,

which allows

them to set and

achieve personal

goals.

The cafe

opened at

Art Metro in

Papanui in

March, and

she said.

The cafe opened after

the huge success of Can

Do Catering, which was

started in 2015 by staff at

the Laura Fergusson Trust

Canterbury.

The trust was set up to

cater for young

people with brain

injuries and it will

celebrate its 40th

anniversary this

year.

The staff have

formal contracts

and are interviewed

for their jobs at

the cafe, and they

independence and a sense

of purpose.

“We’ve got one woman

and we call her our bliss

ball queen – she now goes

into the kitchen and makes

it [bliss balls]. She’s got the

recipe and she makes it

all,” Ms Harris said.

She said her job is

incredibly rewarding, and

she is passionate about

what she does.

“Seeing how being

involved in a team with

people that haven’t worked

before, and seeing the true

pleasure and joy they get

out of doing ordinary life

operations

manager Vicky

Vicky Harris learn about food

hygiene, and health

tasks . . . that’s the most

rewarding thing for me,”

Harris said it is getting

busier every day, but is still

quiet.

“We’re positive. We get

really good feedback on

the food and what we do,”

and safety during the

induction process.

The opportunities

the cafe and catering

businesses provide for

the staff gives them

she said.

The cafe is open Monday,

Tuesday, Thursday, and

Friday from 8.30am-3

pm, and Wednesday from

8.30am-noon.

Whiz kids gather for quiz

• By Claire Booker

MORE THAN 200 current

events whizzes put pen to

paper at the Otago Daily

Times Extra! Canterbury

quiz at Cobham

Intermediate.

Pupils from across the

region formed teams of

three on Tuesday and were

tested with questions

including who am I, what

am I, New Zealand places,

around the world mapping

and famous faces.

Tai Tapu School won the

year 5 and 6 section with

82 points out of a possible

100.

Closely following in

second was Fendalton

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was only two points

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pleasantly pleased with

their win.

Edward said he “didn’t

like the faces” questions,

but the team enjoyed

the challenges. North

Loburn School won the

year 7 and 8 quiz with 89

points. William Hassall,

12, Charley Ward, 13,

and Harry Witt, 12, said

they were happy to win

the quiz, but “it wasn’t

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hardest part,” Charley said.

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Painting now a collector’s item

•From page 1

Annette Hamblett was a member

of the association and remembers the

day the painting was donated.

“When they went along to the

assembly, the girls actually laughed,

because they probably didn’t regard it

as a proper painting in those days . . .

we wanted to present something that

was a bit of a challenge,” she said.

Throughout the 1950s and early

60s, many school-leavers went to their

formal old girls’ association debutante

ball, but the Young Old Girls’

Association had no interest in making

a ‘debut’.

And they didn’t want to go to a ball

with no alcohol and ‘stuffy’ old girls,

so they took matters into their own

hands.

The group organised a venue,

popular dance band The Chapta, food,

drink and then advertised the event

everywhere.

“When I think about it now, we

were quite bold, we booked one of

the biggest venues, the horticultural

hall, which used to be on the corner

of Oxford Tce and Gloucester St,” Ms

Hamblett said.

Against all odds, they made a profit

and one of the members, Susan Battye,

suggested they hold another event and

use the other half of the profits to gift

a painting to the school.

Ms Battye wrote to McCahon, one

of New Zealand’s most well-known

painters

To their surprise, they received a

very encouraging reply, saying he

would tell his dealer to give them a

good deal.

“And he did. By October 1970,

we had acquired our McCahon:

North Otago landscape, number 19,

painted with synthetic polymer on

hardboard,” Ms Hamblett said.

The group members said they were

pleased to see each other again after 50

years, and enjoyed seeing the painting

in all its glory.

“It will always be a point of

discussion. It’s not just a placid thing

on the wall. It’s going to provoke

discussion about what is art, and how

can it represent the environment that

we live in New Zealand,” Ms Battye

said.

The CGHS art department now

teaches students about McCahon and

his paintings.

PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER

ART: CGHS principal Christine O’Neill and deputy head girl Helen O’Connor with the Colin

McCahon painting. (Below) – Young Old Girls’ Association members Susan Battye, Robyn

Scott, Jan Hardie, Annette Hamblett, Judi McCallum and Cheryl Roblilliard with the McCahon

painting they donated to CGHS 50 years ago.

School zone

changes

not set to

impact on

north-west

• By Claire Booker

CITY-WIDE SCHOOL zone

changes won’t make much

difference to pupils and

students in the north-west.

Papanui, Mairehau and

Burnside high schools agree the

zone changes which take effect

from January 1.

Burnside High principal Phil

Holstein said

the changes

are mostly to

fill the gaps

which were

missed out in

the “puzzle” of

state secondary

school zones.

He was

pleased schools Phil Holstein

across the city

had worked in

a co-operative

way to achieve

the zone

changes, which

have been in

the works for

seven years.

Said Papanui

Jeff Smith

High principal

Jeff Smith: “Our community

has reinforced that they are

very happy with our current

zone and it essentially will

not change apart from a small

increase on the north east

boundary, which is currently

predominantly green space.”

Mairehau High School never

had a zone before the city-wide

zone amendment began, but

principal Harry Romana said

the change is positive.

“We are confident that the

new Mairehau High School

zone will provide long-term,

sustainable and equitable

learning opportunities for

the young citizens of our

community.”

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is happening at family dinner tables too. It’s

got to be one of the most significant trends

affecting all of us.

Instant availability and connectivity are 21st

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connect with people anywhere in the world,

instantaneously, this sometimes comes at

the expense of interacting with the person

sitting right next to you.

Mine is a deeply connective industry, requiring

strong communication skills which can

be acquired or learned, though the most

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You have got to be able to communicate at every

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against you if you only work in this manner.

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friend. The development of this relationship in

real estate occurs due to the success of the job

that’s been done, but much of that comes back

to communication. The most frequent complaint

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News

• By Claire Booker

LATER THIS year 18 keen

leaders from Papanui High

School will head to Cambodia on

a service trip.

The students have been planning

the trip for two years, after

setting goals on a leadership

course run by the Student Volunteer

Army.

The students approached

organisations that run these

types of service trips, and were

impressed by Pacific Discoverythe

only one owned and operated

in New Zealand.

The trip will have the students

doing a range of activities,

including conversing in English

with a local high school, building

a simple home for a family in

need, running dance classes for

the physically disabled, music

classes for children and learning

about Cambodian social enterprises.

Ella Stewart is excited about the

trip.

“I feel like this trip will definitely

have an impact on how I

look at the world and what I

have. I’m very excited to help the

people that are affected by the

LEADERS: The

18 students

from Papanui

High School

can’t wait for

their service trip

to Cambodia

later this year. ​

‘Opportunity of a lifetime’ for

Papanui High School students

changes we are looking to make,”

she said.

Year 12 dean Paul Anderson

said he thinks the trip will

provide the students with an opportunity

of a lifetime they will

never forget.

“It will allow them to extend

their leadership skills and develop

new ones. Further to this,

being in a foreign country will

allow the students to work on

communication skills and it will

benefit both the students and

the communities they will be

involved in,” he said.

Million Metres planting

day at Jellie Park

• By Claire Booker

SCORES OF volunteers braved

the cold last weekend to lend a

hand to a community project at

Jellie Park.

Volunteers spent their morning

planting native plants along Wairarapa

stream behind the Jellie

park pools complex.

They were responding to the

call by ‘Million Metres’ for a

planting day, and the plants came

from the city council’s nurseries.

Project lead at Million Metres,

Georgina Hart is an ex-Cobham

Intermediate and Burnside High

School student and was at the

planting day to help out, and

explain the importance of the

stream restoration project.

Million Metres is a dedicated

programme for connecting local

waterway restoration projects

with large-scale funding and

resources.

Its goal is to raise funds to plant

one million metres of waterways

with native plants and trees.

Wairarapa stream has undergone

significant degradation over

many years, so the million metres

project aims to progressively

restore the stream to its former

condition.

This will mean water quality

will be improved, and the birdlife

which is dependent on the stream

will reap the benefits of this work.

It is hoped that this planting

day is the beginning of a new of

life for the stream so it can support

a rich diversity of life, have

an abundant food source, and be

a place of rest and recreation for

the community.

Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood

Community Board members

attended the planting day, and

board member Shirish Paranjape

said it was ‘wonderful’ to see

people of all ages go along to give

a helping hand.

“The most pleasing sight was to

see very young children helping

with full enthusiasm and energy,”

he said.

Local schools including Cobham

Intermediate, Burnside Primary

School, St Patrick’s School and

CCEL English Language school

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Rocking all the way to nationals

• By Claire Booker

NATALIE Hutton and Minnie

Robberds have been selected

for the Smokefreerockquest

nationals, and they can’t wait to

be on stage.

The 18-year-olds will compete

against two other line-ups in

the solo/duo category with their

group There’s A Tuesday Between

A Monday And Between

A Wednesday.

The event will be held on September

14 in Auckland.

Natalie is the St Margaret’s

College co-head of arts and has

been singing and songwriting

since she was in primary school.

Her love for music was

sparked by a birthday present

when she was young.

“It was a terrible blue coloured

and nylon string guitar which

is still the best present ever received

to this day,” she said.

Minnie is a student at

Christchurch Girls’ High School

and her love for music came

from listening to her parent’s

music growing up.

“Artists like Patti Smith and

Neil Young,” she said.

The duo entered the Smokefreerockquest

last year as a

• By Claire Booker

FIRST-TIME KAPA haka entry

Ngā Whatumoana may not

have qualified for the national

secondary schools competition

in 2020, but the students made

their schools proud.

Ngā Whatumoana was a

composite group of Papanui and

Mairehau high school students.

The group finished seventh at

the Waitaha Secondary Schools

Kapahaka Whakataetae at

Burnside High School recently.

Ngā Whatumoana was one

of 12 groups entered in the

competition.

The high schools combined

because it suited the students and

teachers to perform as one group,

ROCKERS: Natalie Hutton from St Margaret’s College and Minnie Robberds from Christchurch

Girls’ High School will head to the Smokefreerockquest finals this week. ​

band, but their drummer started

a full-time job as a butcher,

and their bass player moved

to Wanaka, so they decided to

enter as a duo this year.

rather than two small ones.

There is an ideal size for

kapa haka performances,

and combining the two schools

made the performance more

polished.

Mairehau High staff member

Santriana Reihana said everyone

watching the performance was

proud of the group.

“They were focused and

determined to do their very

best on the day. All the intense

months of training paid off as

they performed their set with

mana and kaha,” she said.

Mairehau High’s Phoenix

Neilson was the male leader

of the group and said he drew

inspiration from Te Puea’s

famous whakatauki (proverb),

The girls performed recently

as part of the Christchurch Arts

Festival in a pre-concert function

at the Town Hall for Julia

Deans, Flip Grater and Bella

which translates to ‘do the work,

for the benefit of the iwi’.

It was Mairehau High student

Matalasi Tulia’s first time

performing, and she was proud

of the group.

“It felt like all the mana

and hard work that the tutors

installed in us during the

preparation allowed us to

represent our kura [school] with

the utmost distinction,” she said.

Said Mairehau High School

student Zion Wirihana: “It was

an awesome experience and gives

me hope that one day in the near

future, Mairehau can reach the

pinnacle of success in culture

and performance, and stand

with confidence and pride at a

national level.”

Kalolo.

They said they always hoped

they would get to the rockquest

final, but they doubted their

ability.

“We doubted ourselves

more and more every time we

watched another submission

that popped up on YouTube,”

said Natalie.

“New Zealand is full of so

much talent and we are absolutely

honoured to have been

selected,” she said.

The girls enjoy writing songs

and love performing together.

“Performing is one of the best

feelings, although when you’re

on stage alongside someone

else it becomes even more fun,”

Natalie said.

Minnie and Natalie hope to

win the Smokefreerockquest final

but said they will be pleased

with however the results turn

out.

“Obviously we would be over

the moon if we were to win! But

just being selected to attend the

final itself, we are so grateful

for,” said Natalie.

Natalie said the indie duo

can’t wait to get the results from

the final, and have no plans of

going solo anytime soon.

“We’re all for dancing by

yourself, but sometimes it’s fun

to dance with a mate,” she said.

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Libraries mark

160 years with

exhibition

WHEN Christchurch residents

borrowed their first books from

a library, it was from a single

room on High St in 1859.

Now the 160th birthday of

Christchurch City Libraries

is being celebrated with the exhibition

Illuminate: Unearthing

Treasures from our Collection,

which opened on Saturday in the

Southbase Gallery at Tūranga. It

will run until October 27.

The exhibition features rare

books, including An Account

of a Voyage Around the World,

by James Cook, published in

1773; original New Zealand

artworks; historic maps; vintage

posters from the 1970s and

1980s, including some printed

by record label Flying Nun; and

a typescript of The Catalogue of

the Universe by Margaret Mahy.

Library branches around

the city will also mark the

anniversary with displays

of historic photographs and

memorabilia.

City council head of libraries

Carolyn Robertson said the

importance of libraries has

grown hugely over the past 160

years.

“It’s amazing to think that

libraries have been serving local

people for so long. In those early

days books were all people could

borrow, but today’s libraries are

a source of so much information

across many different platforms.”

SCHOOLS

GREEN THUMBS: Christ’s College teacher David Newton and

Rangi Ruru student Emma Ffowcs Williams with the plants

used in the EcoAction programme.

Students get their

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Travis Wetland

IT WAS a great day to plant

trees at the Travis Wetland

recently, as Christ’s College,

Rangi Ruru and Shirley Boys’

High students got their hands

dirty as part of the EcoAction

programme.

About 80 students took part

in the third lot of plantings

this year at the wetland in

Burwood.

And they made light work of

the task, planting 420 trees in

about an hour.

The programme is run by the

Eco-Action Nursery trust, and

the students were involved in

the whole process.

The schools were sent kits by

the EcoAction Trust and the

students grow the seedlings

over about a year until they are

ready to be planted.

Rangi Ruru student Emma

Ffowcs Williams is the year 11

EcoAction co-ordinator said

there are a lot of exciting parts

to the project.

“We know that by returning

seedlings we have nurtured

to where the main plant once

grew, we are giving the new

plants the very best chance of

survival,” she said.

“By growing them ourselves

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we are minimising our

environmental footprint in the

process, that’s really important

to us.”

Rangi Ruru year 13 student

and head of sustainability

Rosetta Brown said the

students were pleased to be able

to practice what they preach.

“So many of us are trying

our hardest to reduce the effect

on our environment and to be

actually doing that, knowing

we are doing something

that will be a positive for

generations to come, is very

satisfying,” she said.

Christ’s College teacher

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initiative.

“We want to plant 10,000

trees in the next 10 years,” he

said.

“Doing that using the

schools as nurseries to grow

the seedlings is an important

part of the learning and

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Rangi Ruru director of

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Today, 3.30-4.30pm

Reading to Dogs encourages

children to practise their writing

skills and develop a love for

reading. All the dogs have been

trained and tested for health,

safety and temperament. Bookings

required.

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Friday, 10am-noon, at Papanui

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Papanui Library

Free seminar for parents of

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Games at Papanui

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Shirley Library

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Today, 10am-1pm, at Papanui

and Shirley, Wednesday, 10am-

1pm, at Bishopdale

A justice of the peace will be

PAPANUI LIBRARY will host After School Activities this Friday

from 3.30-4.30pm. Suitable for ages 8-13. Go along for an

interactive session which includes technology, games, crafts,

and books. Take your friends with you, or make some new

ones.

available to the community to

witness signatures and documents,

certify document copies,

hear oaths, declarations, affidavits

or affirmations, as well as

sign citizenship or rates rebates

applications.

Papanui, Shirley and Bishopdale

libraries

Tabletop Games

Monday, 11.00am-5.15pm

Play tabletop board games

and enjoy some downtime. Free

event, no bookings required

Shirley Library

Rummikub

Monday, 1-3pm

Go along and play

Rummikub – an exciting,

interactive strategy game. Free,

drop-in event.

Bishopdale Library

Super Saturday Storytimes

Saturday, 11-11.45am

Go along and encourage learning

through stories. This is an

interactive programme involving

stories, songs, rhymes, craft and

play. Free.

Shirley Library

Rotary New Horizons Club

Wednesday, 6–7.30pm

Go along to the rotary club’s

weekly meetings to learn about

how you can make a difference

in your community. Projects are

often based in St. Albans. For

more information visit: rotarynewhorizons.org.nz

BreakFree Hotel, 165 Cashel St

Activity Zone

Monday, 3.45-4.45pm

The after school club has technology,

games, crafts and books.

This is suitable for children aged

six to 10 and caregivers are asked

to remain in the library during

the session. Free – no bookings

required.

Shirley Library

Mahjong

Saturday, 2-4pm, at Shirley,

Monday, 2-4pm, at Papanui

Go along if you are interested

in playing or learning about

mahjong. Free. Registrations

required at the Shirley Library.

Shirley and Papanui libraries

Cards Club

Friday, 1.30-3.30pm

This weekly card club is on every

Friday, go along and join the fun.

Free, no bookings required.

Shirley Library

Lions Club

Today, 5.30pm

The Lions Club of Christchurch

will meet at the Papanui RSA. Join

the worldwide Lions family of 1.4

million people. Phone 386 1581 for

more information.

Papanui RSA

RoboFun for Adults

Saturday, 10-11am

Go along to Shirley Library for

an introductory course looking

at the world of robotics in a fun

and engaging way. You don’t

need to take anything with you

– just a curious mind. No bookings

required, just drop in.

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Tasty Bites

Simple ways to cut back on the calories

Making a simple swap from

pastry to a tortilla wrap

instantly brings down the

calories. Filled with fresh

ingredients, these samosas

and simple chicken curry

recipes are a great way to

eat well and lose weight

Samosas

Makes 6

Prep time 10min

Cooking time 15min

Ingredients

2 medium potatoes, peeled and

diced into 1cm pieces

75g frozen peas

Low-calorie cooking spray

½ onion, diced

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 tsp grated root ginger

Generous pinch of chilli powder

½ tsp ground coriander

¼ tsp ground cumin

¼ tsp ground turmeric

½ tsp garam masala

30g spinach

Juice of ½ lemon

Sea salt

3 low-calorie tortilla wraps, cut

in half

1 egg, beaten

Fresh coriander, to serve

Directions

Cook the diced potatoes in a

pan of boiling salted water for

5min, then drain. Cook the peas

in boiling salted water and drain.

Heat the oven to 200 deg C

(fan 180 deg C) and line a baking

tray with some greaseproof

paper or baking paper.

Spray a pan with some lowcalorie

cooking spray and place

over a medium heat. Add the

onion, garlic and ginger and

cook for 3-4min until softened

but not browned, then add the

spices and cook for another

minute. Stir in the cooked potato

and mash it slightly with a fork

or the back of a spoon before

adding the uncooked spinach,

lemon juice and peas. Add a

pinch of salt and stir.

Brush the edges of the halved

wraps with the beaten egg. Fold

each half into a cone shape and

seal the edge, leaving the top

open to add the filling.

Divide the filling equally

between the wraps, being careful

not to overfill them (if you do,

you will not be able to seal them

properly).

Brush the open end of the

wraps with some more beaten

egg, leave for 30-40sec, until it

becomes tacky, then press the

edges together firmly. ]

You can use a fork to do this,

but be careful not to rip the

wrap. Arrange the samosas on

the tray.

Brush each samosa with plenty

of beaten egg, make sure the

edges are sealed, then place in

the oven for 10min, or until they

are golden brown.

Remove from the oven and

serve warm. You can also

allow to cool, wrap in baking

parchment and freeze for

another day.

Super simple chicken curry

Serves 4

Prep time 5min

Cooking time 30min

Ingredients

Low-calorie cooking spray

1 large onion, sliced

450g chicken breast (skin and

visible fat removed), diced

3 garlic cloves, crushed

400ml water

3 Tbsp curry powder

1 Tbsp ground turmeric

1 Tbsp tomato puree

Sea salt and freshly ground black

pepper

To serve (optional)

Samosas (see previous recipe)

Cooked rice

Ingredients

Spray a large frying pan with

low-calorie cooking spray and

place over a medium heat.

Add the onion and cook for

2min until softened slightly,

then add the diced chicken to

the pan and cook for 5min until

browned.

Add the garlic to the pan and

cook for 1min, then add all the

other ingredients. The water

should just about cover the

chicken – you may need a little

more or less depending on the

size of your pan.

Leave to simmer gently for

20min.

Turn the heat up and boil the

curry for another 5min, stirring

frequently to ensure it doesn’t

catch on the bottom of the pan,

this will reduce and thicken the

sauce slightly.

Serve the curry with your

choice of accompaniment.

Tip: This curry recipe works

well with lean diced lamb (all

visible fat removed) too.


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AUTOMOTIVE PROFESSIONALS

Specialists advise a vehicle

check before winter sets in

Winter weather can present a range of tricky driving conditions

for motorists – from wet, slippery roads and heavy frosts to fog

and driving rain. That’s why it is important to make sure your

vehicle is in tip-top shape and ready to deal with these hazards

before winter really sets in.

The team at Roses Auto Electrical in Cranford Street recommends

checking that your lights and windscreen wipers are in working

order, and to ensure your vehicle will start on cold mornings they

offer free battery and alternator and starter tests, and free battery

fitting.

Their well-equipped workshop includes specialised diagnostic

equipment designed to find any faults with vehicles’ electronics, air

bags or ABS braking system, which the qualified and experienced

auto electrical specialists will repair quickly and efficiently.

Roses Auto Electrical provides full electrical services for all

makes and models of European, Japanese and light commercial

vehicles. Any time a warning light flashes up on the dashboard,

they advise calling into their workshop to have it checked out.

Roses Auto Electrical has been in business for more than 20 years,

and the workshop team are constantly updating their knowledge

with industry training, as well as having the latest state-of-the-art

equipment in the workshop.

The customer comes first for the friendly, professional team at

Roses Auto Electrical, and motorists having their vehicle serviced

there can have confidence in its performance and safety, especially

with the cold weather approaching when driving is often more

hazardous.

Roses Auto Electrical is located at 518 Cranford Street,

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Public Notices

PAPANUI

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As a result of a recent review to look at managing the

likelihood of overcrowding, the board of Papanui High

School has adopted an amendment to its current

enrolment scheme that has been approved by the

Secretary for Education.

Under this scheme, students will be enrolled if they

live within the home zone which predominately

remains the same, with a minor expansion of the

zone in the Northern end.

The enrolment of out-of-zone students is governed

by the provisions of the Education Act 1989.

The enrolment scheme, which includes a precise

description of the home zone, may be viewed at

the school office, and on the school’s website.

The enrolment scheme for the Special Programme

– Kimi ora Unit can also be viewed at the school

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