Nor'West News: August 27, 2019

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2019

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Ugandan

children

focus of trip

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Arts camp

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Competition win caps successful season

WINNERS: The Christchurch Girls’ High School netball team with the Super Net shield, which hasn’t been won by the school

in 16 years.

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

• By Claire Booker

THE CHRISTCHURCH Girls’

High School senior netball

team has won the School

Sport Canterbury Super Net

competition for the first time in

16 years.

The team beat St Margaret’s

College 33-29 in the final

at Pioneer Stadium.

The win capped a great season

for the team.

CGHS also play in the

Christchurch Netball Centre

club competition in the senior

reserve grade and swiftly tore

their way through the ranks to

be promoted to the premier 2

grade. •Turn to page 4

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This recommendation goes

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Fun event for Northwood residents

• By Claire Booker

AN EVENING which involved

kicking a ball around with

Canterbury rugby players and

grabbing a bite to eat was held

last week in Northwood.

The event was organised by

AMI insurance, which has been

closely involved with the community

since the Marble Court

explosion last month.

About 50 people attended the

event where free rugby tickets

were provided by AMI, as well

as the chance to meet some

rugby stars.

Canterbury rugby halfback

Mitch Drummond said it was

nice to be able to connect with

the team’s fans.

“It was great to be out among the

community in Northwood and

putting some smiles on the faces

of locals who have been through a

tough time recently,” he said.

AMI spokeswoman Valerie

von Geldern said it was nice to

come together and support the

community.

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A barbecue

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Northwood to

support the

community

following the

gas explosion in

Marble Court last

month. PHOTO:

MARTIN HUNTER

“We know it’s been a tough

time for them since the

explosion. We also wanted to

take the opportunity to thank

the volunteers and emergency

service workers who gave their

time over that weekend to

support the community,” she

said.

The event was held at the Styx

Mill Country Club, and Ms

von Geldern said it was a good

chance for the community to

take some time out, meet some

rugby players and grab a bite to

eat.

FUN: Some

keen rugby

followers got

the chance

to play

touch with

Canterbury

players at a

community

barbecue last

week.

AMI business development

manager Gary Rennie said

the event wasn’t to do with business.

“This event wasn’t about

insurance, it was just something

nice that we wanted to do for

the Northwood community so

we did. We had a really great

turnout and the parents loved

seeing their kids have so much

fun playing a game of touch

rugby with the Canterbury

players. Just seeing the smiles

on everyone’s faces made it all

worthwhile,” he said.

In Brief

SPEED ZONE CHANGE

The Papanui-Innes Community

Board has unanimously voted

to recommend the city council

drop the speed limit along Sisson

Drive, Langdons Rd, Restell St

and Winston Ave to 30km/h. The

recommendation was made after

consultation showed 70 per cent

of the submissions made were in

favour of the change.

BUS AND BIKE LANES

The dedicated bus and bike lane

project on Main North Rd has now

been put on hold. The city council

was expected to start work in

July, but since then, New Zealand

Transport Agency constraints

have created uncertainty around

funding for the project. The city

council is working with NZTA

to confirm if and when funding

will be available for the project.

NZTA hopes to have an update

on funding in mid-September, but

work on the project will not start

before 2020.

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FINALS: The Christchurch Girls’ High School team will play

Technical B in the premier 2 final tonight.

Playing for promotion

•From page 1

CGHS head of sport Robin

Brown said the season has been

“very good.”

“The team have taken the

movement from senior 1 and

playing outside, to premier 2 in

their stride,” she said.

Last week, the team faced

off against St Nicholas in the

semi-final of the premier 2 competition,

and scraped by with a

one-goal win, beating St Nicholas

41-40.

The girls will take on Technical

B in the final tonight at Pioneer

Stadium at 6.30pm, and it is set

to be a tough battle.

Technical B will go into the

final as firm favourites, after

playing the final round of the

competition unbeaten, with a

dominant 25-goal win against

the school team the last time

they faced off.

The winner of the final will

be promoted to premier 1 next

season, and CGHS has not had a

team play in the top grade since

about 2003.

The team has six year 13 players,

and Mrs Brown said losing

their experience will impact the

team next season, but there are

promising young players in the

junior teams.

The team is set to put on a

strong showing at the South

Island Secondary Schools netball

competition next month, sitting

at third place from last year’s

tournament.

“The success the team have had

will definitely put them in good

stead for South Islands. Having two

consecutive nights of strong netball

competition – club and Super Net,

also helps for tournament play. The

team have great confidence and

belief,” Mrs Brown said.

Signals highest cost option

•From page 1

This recommendation was

the most cost-effective option

at $500,000, but consultation

showed this was the preferred

option by only 18 per cent of

submitters.

The city council report said

traffic signals was the highest cost

option for the intersection at $1.2

million, but 77 per cent of submitters

voted in favour of the lights.

The report said traffic signals

are four times more likely to

result in fatal or serious injury

than the preferred left in/ left out

option.

The report also said the traffic

signals option is unlikely to be

eligible for New Zealand Transport

Agency subsidy as the left in/

left out options resolves the safety

issues at a significantly lower cost.

This means the city council may

have to fund 100 per cent of the

project cost, which could see a

0.01 per cent increase in rates.

Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood

Community Board chairman Sam

MacDonald said he will be disappointed

if a decision is not made

by the city council before the local

body elections.

“This has been three years in

the making. If it was deferred

because it was seen as ‘too contentious

prior to an election’ I think

it would speak volumes as to the

LIGHTS: The Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board

has recommended traffic signals should be installed at the

intersection of Harewood Breens and Gardiners Rds.

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

current council’s willingness to

listen to ratepayers,” he said.

Mr MacDonald said the community

board’s role is to listen to

the residents and make a decision

from there, which is why they

went against the city council staff

recommendation.

“The council is owned by

ratepayers, you can have the most

technical advice in the world – but

in the end, if local residents don’t

want the road blocked off and they

want a set of traffic lights, who are

we not to follow their wishes?” Mr

MacDonald said.

Harewood Ward city councillor

Aaron Keown has been a strong

voice in the campaign for change

at the intersection, and he said he

is feeling “over the moon” about

the community board’s decision.

Cr Keown looks forward to seeing

the outcome of the proposal

after the city council make a decision,

but there is no confirmed

date of this yet.

The city council said the report

will come before council before

the elections.

Cr Keown hopes the outcome

of the meeting will reflect the

community board recommendation

and what the public wants,

he said it would be “arrogant

and dangerous” for an elected

member to vote against what the

public wants, especially so close

to elections.

“It would be pretty rude for

any elected member to go against

democracy,” he said.

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Ugandan children focus of trip

• By Claire Booker

SORTING PILLS and potions

aren’t the only roles of two

Bishopdale pharmacists.

Next month, co-owners of

the Bishopdale Unichem Pharmacy,

Maria Morley-Bunker

and Amanda Nuttall will go to

Uganda on a volunteer trip.

The trip is organised by the

Entrepreneurial Business School

and the two women will be part

of a 22-person cohort based in

Kyampisi, Uganda.

Ms Morley-Bunker and Ms

Nuttall will be working closely

with the Kyampisi Childcare

Ministries, a not-for-profit organisation.

KCM’s vision is to end child

trafficking in Uganda.

Over the course of the nineday

trip, Ms Morley-Bunker and

Ms Nuttall will help to build a

new rehabilitation centre and

offer support to the children and

families in the community.

Ms Nuttall said the two women

think the trip is important because,

without the volunteers,

KCM would have to find a lot of

money to pay for the work the volunteers

will do over the nine days.

“In the scheme of things, it

may not be a lot, but with the

number of us going, it will

equate to approximately two

MISSION: Bishopdale Unichem Pharmacy co-owners Amanda

Nuttall and Maria Morley-Bunker will head to Uganda on a

volunteer mission next month. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN ​

months of work that would

otherwise have to be funded

from somewhere – or for parts

of it, just may not get done,” Ms

Nuttall said.

The women don’t view the trip

as something to further their

careers, but they hope it will

help them grow their ability to

connect, relate to and care for

others.

It will be the first time either of

the women has been involved in

a trip like this, and they said they

know their team at the pharmacy

will keep the business running

well while they are away.

The team at the pharmacy

as a group will sponsor a child

through KCM, which Ms

Morley-Bunker and Ms Nuttall

said will help keep the business’

connection with Uganda in the

future.

The women said dealing with

the trauma the children have

been exposed to will be a big test

as to how they can best care for

and support the children and

their families while balancing

their own emotions.

Ms Morely-Bunker said the

two women have been told the

children in Uganda love learning

about the volunteers’ families.

“We plan to take some short

video clips with us to share, so

the Ugandan children can see

NZ kids, and hear (and hopefully

learn) some New Zealand

songs, in the languages of New

Zealand; New Zealand Sign

Language, Te Reo and English.

We will also be taking over

some netballs, this is a common

link between New Zealand and

Uganda, we both have netball

teams in the top seven in the

world,” she said.

Ms Morley-Bunker and Ms

Nuttall will leave for Uganda in

mid-September, and the trip will

take 30 hours from Christchurch

to Uganda.

Part of the trip will include eye

care – if you have glasses you no

longer need (for people of any

age) you can drop them into the

Bishopdale Unichem Pharmacy

by September 13 and the women

will take them to Uganda for

people in need.

Library to

remain

closed

REDWOOD LIBRARY will

remain closed in order to carry

out more repairs.

It was originally due to reopen

on August 26. However, further

investigations show the building

requires more work than planned.

City council acting head of

libraries and information Erica

Rankin said the first stage of work

on the building has revealed the

need for more extensive repairs.

“When carpet was removed

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October elections draw

more candidates than 2016

• By Claire Booker

THE NUMBER of local body

election candidates across the

five wards covered by Nor’West

News has increased compared to

the 2016 elections.

Five more candidates have put

their hands up to represent the

wards on the city council than in

the previous election.

And out of all 16 city council

candidates, only half have put

their name forward for the

community board too.

The Papanui-Innes and

Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood

community boards each have

13 candidates running. This is

an increase of six candidates

for the Papanui-Innes board

and an increase of three for the

Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood

board, compared to 2016.

In 2016, there were only two

candidates in the running for

the Innes Ward of the Papanui-

Innes board, but this year it is the

most contested ward, equalling

City council candidates

•Papanui ward

Mike Davidson

(Independent)

Nathan McCluskey (The

People’s Choice – Labour)

Peter McDougall

(Independent Citizens)

John Stringer (Independent)

•Innes Ward

Lindon Boyce (Boycey)

(Independent Stop the Rot)

Pauline Cotter (The People’s

Choice)

Nigel Hau (Independent)

Cam Parsonson

(Independent)

Mark Wilson (Independent

Voice for Innes)

•Fendalton Ward

David Benson (Conservative

Independent)

James Gough (Independent

Citizens)

Peter Wakeman (STOP

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•Waimairi Ward

Zahra Hussaini (The

People’s Choice – Labour)

YOUR VOTE: The Redwood Hotel will host a meet the

candidates night next month.

the Central Ward with eight

candidates.

Voting papers will be delivered

from September 20, and all

voters should receive them by

September 25.

They can be returned via post

in the return envelope provided,

but should be sent before 5pm on

October 8.

Voting papers can also be

Sam MacDonald

(Independent Citizens)

•Harewood Ward

Scott Franicevic (The

People’s Choice – Labour)

Aaron Keown (Independent)

Community board

candidates

•Fendalton Ward

David Benson (Conservative

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John Burn (Independent)

David Cartwright

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Peter Hampton

Bridget Williams

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•Harewood Ward

Linda Chen (Independent

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Scott Franicevic (The

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Aaron Keown (Independent)

Jason Middlemiss

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•Waimairi Ward

Zahra Hussaini (The

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Cam Parsonson

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Emma Twaddell (The

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• By Claire Booker

THE FESTIVAL of Adult

Learning will start at Richmond

next month.

Classes will be held

throughout the first week of

the month at Avebury House

and the Richmond Community

Garden.

Events will include

yoga and pilates

demonstrations,

cooking and art classes,

gardening classes and

cultural activities.

There will also be

feature talks, including

a session on foraging for

food in New Zealand

with Natalie Absalom.

Avebury House

Community Trust

house manager Tanya Didham

said it is exciting to bring such

a diverse range of free events to

the community.

“Together with Richmond

Community Garden, our aim

is always to engage people,

increase social connection and

provide opportunities for people

to learn and be active,” she said.

The week has been organised

THE Christchurch Foundation

is calling for applications for the

Women’s Fund Awards.

This year marks the first time

the foundation will be issuing

grants to aid the women and

girls making a difference in the

city.

The Women’s Fund was

established last year, on the

125th anniversary of women

winning the right to vote.

Said Christchurch Foundation

chief executive Amy Carter:

“Our city has a proud tradition

of women facilitating groundbreaking

societal change. In

order to recognise this, and to

ensure that this proud legacy

Tanya Didham

by Adult and Community

Education Aotearoa and is a

United Nations educational,

scientific and cultural

organisation initiative.

The event was established in

1988 with the goal of raising the

profile of adult learning.

It is a good way for members

of the community

to meet other people

in their area and get

involved with adult

learning.

The event will

suit people from all

backgrounds, including

those who are learning

to adjust to life in New

Zealand, re-training

to find employment,

adjusting to life after

prison, acquiring

parenting skills, or just getting

out and doing an activity to

make life better and meet

people.

The event incorporates

International Literacy Day on

September 8.

•A full list of events

is available at www.

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From St Margaret’s College

to arts camp in Michigan

IT WAS A busy three weeks at

theatre camp in Michigan for St

Margaret’s College student Lara

Chiswell.

Lara applied to the camp

with a recorded audition, and

was offered a place on the

Musical Theatre Golden Age

Revue Summer programme

in the United States town of

Interlochen.

The Interlochen Arts Camp

is held annually, and each

year thousands of artists and

arts patrons travel to the US

for world-class education and

cultural opportunities.

Students can study music,

theatre, visual arts, film, creative

writing and dance at the camp.

Over the three-week course,

the students were required to

learn 20 pieces of golden age

musical theatre.

Golden age musical theatre is

considered to be from the 1940s

to the 1950s.

It is a long way from Lara’s

home in Strowan to the camp in

Michigan, and she described the

time away as “busy.”

“Our days were very busy

starting class at 8am then

carrying on to 11.45am,” she said.

The students would then have

a lunch break until 1pm and then

have a practice period, where

they had their own time to go

over dances or harmonies in

songs. The classes would resume

at 2pm and finish at 5pm for a

dinner break. From 6.30-9pm

there would be night practices

and then it was bedtime at

9.30pm.

At the end of the three

weeks, the students put on a

performance and Lara was one

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SOLO: Lara Chiswell (centre) was one of two girls at the

Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan to sing a solo in the final

show.

of just two girls to perform a

singing solo.

“During my time here (theatre

camp) I learned so much and

made some amazing friends. It

was incredible to be around such

like-minded people. My time at

Interlochen has been the best

three weeks of my life.”

FUN: Beau Williams-Partington, 4, enjoys the new climbing

equipment at Bishopdale Community Preschool.

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN ​

‘The cube’ lands at

Bishopdale pre-school

• By Claire Booker

IT’S ALL fun and games on the

new playground at Bishopdale

Community Preschool.

Last week the pre-school

installed “the cube” – a new

climbing frame.

Centre manager Sarah Straver

said the pre-school has been

through “a bit of a journey since

the earthquakes.”

It moved from a city councilowned

building at Bishopdale

Mall in 2012 to a temporary

premises set up at Breens

Intermediate School.

The pre-school fundraised

for four years and in 2016 a

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at Breens Intermediate.

Since then, the pre-school

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playground.

Ms Straver said fundraising

was a big challenge for getting

the Cube.

“We began with grant

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funders, and the city council

was the first and only funder

willing to help out our learning

community,” she said.

The city council funded $3000,

which left the pre-school needing

to find $8000. In June, the preschool

decided to use its reserve

funds to complete the project.

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Working for Firestone

Janet Tillman concludes

her memories of working

in the Firestone factory

office in Langdons Rd in

the 1970s

LUNCH TIME was spent in

the cafeteria; there were two

of these, one for the rubber

workers and the other for the

office staff.

THe segregation was

simply because the factory

workers were covered in soot

(lampblack) and this was

transferred to the furniture

so having separate facilities

enabled the office staff to keep

their clothes clean.

The cafeteria provided excellent

fresh food at reasonable

prices. I can still recall the

sandwiches, savouries and bread

rolls as well as slices and cream

cakes.

We had little contact with

management or the factory

workers (I can only recall entering

the factory about three times

during the years I worked at

Firestone).

However, at Christmas,

we all socialised together at a

party held at a Redwood restaurant.

During my period at Firestone,

I was able to widen my

work experience in another

role when I was asked to relieve

for the telephone switchboard

operators at lunch times.

Firestone had a PABX system

which required the operators

to answer the phone and then

switch the call to the person

requested. I enjoyed the experience

of taking international calls

in an era when this service was

forbiddingly expensive for New

Zealand consumers.

In 1981 I resigned to have

my first child but three months

later I was invited back to a temporary

position to resume my

former job in the pricing team.

By then, Firestone had invested

in a computer, a piece of

hardware that was so large that

it took up a whole room. Given

that the general manager was

named Clyde, it was inevitable

DIRTY

WORK:

A worker

lifting a tyre

out of a

mould at the

Firestone

factory. ​

that the computer was referred

to as Bonnie in reference to a

popular movie of the day.

For a couple of months, we

carried out a check on the accuracy

of the computer by also

running our old manual system

when preparing the monthly

pricing schedule for Firestone

products.

When the computer system

was judged to be operating satisfactorily

my association with

Firestone ended.

On reflection, I thoroughly

enjoyed my five years at Firestone.

Working conditions were

excellent and I was paid above

the national award rate although

we were forbidden to discuss

individual pay rates with our

colleagues.

Painting of namesake

acquired for village

A PORTRAIT of Dame Ngaio

Marsh has been gifted to Ngaio

Marsh Retirement Village’s

residents to celebrate the 20th

anniversary of their home in

Papanui.

The retirement village was

named in honour of Dame

Ngaio, the Christchurch detective

fiction author regarded

as one of the queens of crime

alongside Agatha Christie in the

1930s.

Dame Ngaio published 32

detective novels between 1934

and 1982 and also built a career

as a theatre director.

In 1956, Leonard Mitchell, a

distinguished young portrait

painter, painted Dame Ngaio in

the sitting room of her Cashmere

home.

The portrait was a finalist in

Australia’s Archibald Prize in

1956 and remained in the hands

of the Mitchell family for the

next 60 years.

Leonard Mitchell’s art has undergone

a revival in recent years,

and when the opportunity came

up to buy the painting from

the family, Ryman Healthcare

couldn’t say no.

Ryman Healthcare chief

executive Gordon MacLeod said

it was a great opportunity to

celebrate Ngaio Marsh and keep

PORTRAIT: Ryman

Healthcare chief executive

Gordon MacLeod and Ngaio

Marsh Retirement Village

manager Anna Thomson at

the unveiling of the portrait of

the village’s namesake. ​

the portrait in Christchurch.

“It’s a significant piece of

New Zealand art and we were

delighted to be able to secure it

for the future at Ngaio Marsh

village,’’ Mr MacLeod said.

“It will take pride of place in

our foyer and we think it will

give huge enjoyment to everyone

who sees it.’’

The painting was presented at

a party to celebrate the village’s

anniversary with residents and

members of the Ngaio Marsh

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CBHS rider brings home world titles

LAURENCE Pithie has

returned home with two

junior world titles after

bursting onto the international

cycling scene.

The Christchurch Boys’

High School student won

rainbow jerseys in the

madison and omnium at

the UCI junior track world

championships in Germany.

It marked an outstanding

campaign for Laurence, who

only recently turned 17 and

will qualify for the junior

worlds again next year.

He started well in his quest

to win the omnium, finishing

fourth in the opening 7.5km

scratch race, before taking on

the tempo race, comprising of

a sprint in each of the 26 laps

after a four-lap start.

“It is my weak link in the

omnium and one I don’t

usually do very well in,” he

said.

But he broke clear to win

10 sprints in a row to claim

the honours and followed up

with a win in the elimination

race, where the last rider is

eliminated every second lap.

“I had a great start in the

WORLD-BEATER: Laurence Pithie celebrates

his first junior world title after finishing the

points race in the omnium. (Above) – Laurence

(middle) was welcomed home by CBHS’s senior

cyclists and a haka was performed in his honour.

points race and collected

points in each of the first

five sprints, and from that

point on it was a case of

just covering wheels. I was

absolutely knackered.”

Laurence claimed first equal

in the points race to finish

with 129 overall.

On the final day of the

championships he paired up

with Taupo’s Kiaan Watts to

dominate the madison, which

attracted 350 riders from 40

nations.

The pair finished with 49

points, ahead of Germany on

35 and France on 27, in the

30km race where no team was

able to put a lap on the field.

The New Zealand pair won

the final three sprints to seal

the win.

“Laurence missed the

change with one and a half

laps to go and just put his head

down and went for it,” said

coach Myron Simpson.

“They were in command

throughout. Kiaan rode a

brilliant tactical race and

Laurence was so committed.

They rode perfectly together

and shared the load.”

Volunteers show visitors

our city’s attractions

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beauty spots, natural attractions, places

of historical interest, and the changing

cityscape as the city rebuilds, is the

task undertaken by the team of 20

knowledgeable and friendly guides at

Walk Christchurch.

All the volunteers thoroughly enjoy

revealing our city’s unique features, many

of which visitors may not discover on their

own, and answering questions on the city

and its people.

Walk Christchurch was established in

1982 as the Christchurch Personal Guiding

Service, and has undergone a number of

changes over the years to meet the needs

of increasing numbers of visitors to the city.

The primary walk is the Classic

Christchurch Walk, a five-kilometre walk

around the central city, which takes

about two and a half to three hours. From

October, a shorter Highlights Christchurch

Walk is also being introduced. This will be

2.5 kilometres, lasting about 90 minutes.

More walks are also planned to meet

different requirements.

The walks are ranked in the top 10 activities

for tourists in Christchurch by Trip Advisor,

and positive reviews are regularly posted

on the Trip Advisor website.

Here is one example:

“Highly recommend booking this walking

tour. My guide was incredibly informed

and passionate about Christchurch, and

it was a pleasure to listen to him speak

about the city he loves. The walk never felt

tiresome, and I got to see all the sights of

Christchurch. Highly recommended!”

The volunteer guides themselves get many

benefits from their guiding activities.

For example, Josie has, over the years

of guiding, developed an interest in our

city – its past, present and future as well

as improving her knowledge of the city

architecture and landscape.

Josie considers herself not just a walking

guide, but an ambassador for the city. She

is often one of the few people that visitors

can meet and talk with over the duration

of the walk.

Craig appreciates being part of an

active, sociable group of walking guides.

He has increased his appreciation of

Christchurch and the guided walks have

taken him to places he had never visited

or known about. Stories about those

places have strengthened his connection

to Christchurch and his knowledge about

what is happening in Christchurch.

Volunteers needed

To meet the growing demand for the

walks, Walk Christchurch is seeking more

volunteers to join the team. Details of

requirements can be seen to the right of

this page.

For more information visit the Walk

Christchurch website below.

WALK CHRISTCHURCH provides

guided walks in central Christchurch.

Last year we guided 1800 walkers.

TripAdvisor ranks our walks in

the top 10 out of more than 110

activities in Christchurch

Visit our website walkchristchurch.nz

for more information about us.

WALK CHRISTCHURCH is recruiting

cheerful, enthusiastic volunteer

walking guides to meet the increased

demand for our walks. We provide an

induction and training programme.

Our guides are expected to -

• Lead up to four walks each month

in the visitor season.

• Be knowledgeable about the city

and committed to giving walkers a

great experience

• Be fit and active

Contact us about becoming a

volunteer walking guide.

• Go to walkchristchurch@gmail.com

- to express your interest or

• Phone Wendy 324 3171 or Milton

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Tuesday August 27 2019 11

ADVERTISEMENT

Ryman’s sales advisor of the year

Marie Kyle-Stevenson is

often seen out and about

in Christchurch as she

makes connections with those

that may want to nd out

about life at Ngaio Marsh

Retirement Village.

At Ryman Healthcare’s 2019

Annual Awards, Marie was

announced as Sales Advisor of

the Year.

She has been at the Papanui

village for 13 years and says

her job all comes down to the

relationships she develops

with people – she calls it

the magic of networking,

adding that building trust

is important.

But Marie is not only about

putting out feelers into the

community. She has a real

passion for nding the right

home for those who are

contemplating village life and

all the benets, including the

security and extra amenities.

Ngaio Marsh has an allweather

bowling green, indoor

heated swimming pool, spa,

atrium, library, gym, hair

salon, bar, shop, a putting

green and a croquet lawn.

“It’s wonderful to see

residents move in and enjoy

what we have on offer,” she says.

The village is in a quiet

but convenient location.

Marie likes to inform potential

residents about the many

benets of village life including

the continuum of care available.

Ngaio Marsh Village Manager Anna Thomson and Sales Advisor Marie Kyle-Stevenson

Some opt for independent

living in townhouses or assisted

living in serviced apartments.

There is also the very best

of resthome and hospital

care. She takes her time to

ensure the initial conversation

with potential residents, really

explores their needs.

“I honestly think that

my success is through

building relationships.” Ryman

villages are built on strong

relationships and ensuring

that residents always feel their

village is home.

She celebrated the win with

other members of the Ryman

team at the company’s recent

annual conference. Marie says

it was a great occasion with

plenty of support from other

team members.

When she talks about Ngaio

Marsh village she reects on

the feel-good factor a village

can provide. A lot of people are

looking for the green space and

walkways our village provides;

the closeness to the local shops

and malls and the sunny aspect

the village homes have.

She hosts community groups

for afternoon tea in the village,

and alternatively can go out to

speak to the members of clubs

at their own facilities.

If someone becomes a ‘friend

of the village’ and regularly

attends events they can get a

real feel for the village before

they move in, she adds.

Marie now feels part of the

fabric of Ryman. She loves

her role building relationships

with residents, potential

residents, and making strong

connections in the community.

Marie enjoys hosting events

at the village and says

being involved in so many

people’s decisions to move

into a retirement village is

very rewarding.

Village Manager Anna

Thomson says it was a great

honour that Marie had been

recognised for the Ryman sales

advisor of 2019, reecting that

she has a close association with

the community.

“That’s shown by all

the wonderful events we’ve

held here.”

Two-bedroom

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To find out more phone

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Tasty Bites

Healthy chicken dish an instant hit

Scotch eggs are done with

a flavoursome chicken

mince wrapped around

a boiled egg and then

cooked in the air fryer.

It’s tasty, portable and a

wonderful breakfast dish

Chicken scotch eggs

Gluten, dairy and sugarfree/no

added fat

Ingredients

1 tsp baking soda

7 eggs

490g raw chicken breast, roughly

chopped

1 green apple, peeled, cored and

diced, optional

2 tsp chopped ginger

2 tsp chopped garlic

Small handful coriander leaves

Small handful parsley leaves

1 Tbsp and seven tsp sticky sauce

(see next recipe)

Himalayan salt and freshly

Ground black pepper

Equipment

Air fryer

Directions

Bring a medium-sized pot of

water to the boil along with the

baking soda and, using a large

spoon, carefully lower the eggs

into the boiling water. For soft

boiled eggs, boil for 4.5min. For

semi-hard, boil for 5.5min and

for hard-boiled, boil for 6.5min.

Remove the pot immediately

from the heat and run the pot

under cold water to stop the eggs

from cooking.

As soon as you can pick the

egg up, carefully roll the egg

on the bench to crack the shell

which will help the egg to cool

down more quickly.

Set the eggs aside to cool while

you prepare the chicken mixture.

Place the chicken breast, apple

(if you are using), ginger, garlic,

fresh herbs, and a tablespoon of

sticky sauce into the bowl of a

blender or food processor.

Season with a little salt and

pepper and blend on high until

very well-combined.

Using a set of scales, evenly

portion the chicken mince into

seven piles.

Very carefully continue to peel

the eggs, making sure not to split

the eggs as you do so. Take your

time.

Take a pile of the mince and

flatten it as much as possible

in the palm of your very clean

hand. Sit the egg on top of the

mince and bring the mince up

to cover the egg as evenly as

possible. This may take a little

practice to get right, so take your

time.

Once all the eggs are covered,

pre-heat your airfryer for two

minutes on 180 deg C. Add the

rest of the sticky sauce to a bowl

and roll the scotch eggs in the

sauce to fully cover the outside of

the eggs.

Place the eggs inside the air

fryer basket and cook for seven

to eight minutes until well

covered and the mince is fully

cooked. Cool the eggs before

storing in the fridge.

You can make these scotch

eggs in advance. They will last

four days in the fridge or you can

vacuum seal them and increase

their fridge shelf life up to two

weeks.

Sticky sauce

Ingredients

1 medium-sized green apple,

peeled, cored and diced

240ml low sodium tamari

120ml apple cider vinegar

120ml water

3 slices ginger

1 lime, zested and juiced

Directions

Place the apple in a small

pot and add enough water so

that it comes halfway up the

apple.

Bring to the boil and cook

for 10min or until the apple

is soft and the water has

evaporated. Blend the apple in

a small food processor until

smooth and place in a mediumsized

pot.

Add the tamari, apple cider

vinegar, water, ginger, lime zest

and lime juice to the apple and

whisk well to combine.

Bring the sauce to the boil and

then reduce to a rapid simmer

and cook for 10-15min or until

the sauce has reduced down

by half and has become a little

thicker and syrupy.

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jar in the refrigerator for up to

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Answering your questions

on massage therapy

What is massage therapy and what are

the different types?

Why can it be beneficial for you?

Who should be your therapist?

Massage therapy is used to help manage a health

condition or enhance wellness.

It involves manipulating the soft tissues of the

body. Massage has been practised in most cultures,

throughout human history and was one of the earliest

tools that people used to try to relieve pain.

Swedish/Relaxation – This is a gentle form of

massage with long, flowing strokes, kneading, tapping

and vibration that will help calm your nervous system.

Deep Tissue – This is for the clients that are having

issues with body mechanics, back/neck, postural, hip/

knee issues. This kind of massage consists of deep

muscle work that requires a qualified therapist with

the knowledge and skills to ascertain what is going

on throughout the deep muscular system. It can be

painful but has great benefits and results.

Sports Massage – This is a great massage for

pre- or post-events to help get the muscles in the best

condition to help prevent injury and aid in recovery

after exercise.

Hot Rock – This is literally massaging with hot

Aches and Pains?

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rocks heated up to 57 degrees – with this massage you

can go either way, nice and relaxing or into the deeper

muscles.

Finding a massage therapist

It can be a bit overwhelming trying to find a good

massage therapist, especially one that is qualified.

At Bodysense there are level six qualified Remedial

therapists, who are active members of the Massage

Association of New Zealand. It is recommended,

especially if getting a deep tissue massage, to ask if the

person who is treating you is qualified. This is for your

own peace of mind and safe practice. Having deep

tissue by someone not qualified is not good practice

and they are not going to be able to deliver the results

that you require or understand the body in the way

that they need to.

Unfortunately, in New Zealand this industry is not

as regulated as it should be yet, so always look out for

a therapist that is part of The New Zealand Massage

Association or holds a diploma level 6 or above.

Brush aside thoughts that massage is only a feel good

way to indulge or pamper yourself. On the contrary,

massage is a very powerful tool in helping people

correct many common body ailments. At Bodysense,

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Wellbeing & Beauty

Email claire.booker@starmedia.kiwi by

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Emerging research has shown as many

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on tests measuring short-term memory,

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Another study showed that older people

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higher on cognitive tests than those with

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shrinkage and declining cognitive function.

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factor that is known to cause damage

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Reading to Dogs

Today, 3.30-4.30pm at

Shirley, Thursday 3.30-

4.30pm at Papanui

Reading to dogs

encourages children to

practice their writing skills

and develop a love for

reading. All the dogs have

been trained and tested

for health, safety and

temperament. Bookings

required.

Shirley and Papanui

Libraries

After School

Activities

Friday, 3.30-4.30pm,

Suitable for ages eight to

13, this interactive session

will include technology,

games, crafts, and books.

Take your friends with

you, or make some new

ones.

Papanui Library

Knit ’n’ Yarn

Today, 1-3pm, at

Bishopdale, Friday, 10amnoon,

at Papanui

Take your knitting,

crochet or another craft

project and have fun with

a social group. This is a

free, drop-in event.

Bishopdale and Papanui

libraries

GenConnect

Today, 12.15-12.45pm

If you have questions

about your Ipad,

smartphone or

tablet, head down to

GenConnect where

Papanui High School

students will

help you for free.

Papanui Library

Lions Club of

Christchurch Host

Today, 5.30pm

The Lions Club of

Christchurch Host meets

at the Papanui RSA on

the second and fourth

Tuesdays of each month.

Join the worldwide Lions

family of 1.4 million.

Phone 386 1581 for more

information.

Papanui RSA

Culture Exchange

Friday, 3.45-4.45pm

Go along and make

new friends, practise your

English and learn about

Christchurch.

Shirley Library

Games at Papanui

Thursday, 2.30-4.30pm

If you love games, head

along and choose from a

wide selection, including

the classics, at this fun and

social event. Free for all

ages to enjoy. No bookings

required.

Papanui Library

Go along to the Shirley Library on Monday from

11am to 5.15pm to play tabletop board games and

enjoy some downtime. This is a free event, no

bookings required..

Scrabble

Wednesday, 1-3pm, at

Bishopdale, and 1.30-

3.30pm at Shirley

Play Scrabble with a

friendly group. Just head

down when you can – no

bookings required. All

materials are supplied at

this free event.

Bishopdale and Shirley

libraries

JP Clinic

Today, 10am-1pm,

at Papanui and Shirley,

Wednesday, 10am-1pm, at

Bishopdale

A justice of the peace

will be 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

Rummikub

Monday, 1-3pm

Go along and play

Rummikub – an exciting,

interactive strategy game.

Free, drop-in event.

Bishopdale Library

Christchurch North

Lions Club

Wednesday, 6pm

The Christchurch North

Lions Club meets on

the second and fourth

Wednesdays of each

month at the Papanui

RSA. Go along for social

activities, followed by a

meal and a meeting about

future activities to help

local communities. For

more information visit

https://www.e-clubhouse.

org/sites/christchurch_

north/ or Ph 352 6942

Papanui RSA

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 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

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.

Shirley Library


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REAL ESTATE

Saying goodbye....

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Auction: Thursday, 12 September 2019, Unless Sold Prior

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After 42 years of happy living in this

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Community Events

ALCOHOLICS

ANONYMOUS, If you

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Eat. Drink.

Be happy.

Fun, fresh food that combines

the best of Asian flavours.

Fresh

Healthy

Thai.

Thai Garden

Ferrymead

9 Humphries Drive, Ferrymead

Phone 03 982 9250

Mon to Fri 12-2.30pm and 5-9.30pm

and Sat to Sun 5-9.30pm

www.thaigarden.co.nz

Thai Garden

PaPanui

484 Cranford Street, Christchurch

Phone 03 354 9203

Mon 5-9.30pm and

Tues to Sun 12-2.30pm and 5-9.30pm


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entrées

chicken

E1. Spring Rolls (4) | GF

Sauteed vegetables, vermicelli

noodles, served with garlic coriander

dipping sauce. $7.5

E2. Guri Puffs (4)

Sweet potato, pumpkin, corn,

wrapped in fluffy pastry, served with

house sweet chilli sauce. $7.5

E3. Satay Chicken Sticks (3) | GF

Spiced chicken skewers and our

signature peanut sauce topping. $8

E4. Thai Garden Fresh Rolls | GF

Vermicelli rice noodles, minced pork,

lettuce, carrot, cucumber, fresh mint,

house sweet chilli sauce. $8.5

E5. Sharing Platter

Selection platter designed for two.

Combination of rolls, guri puffs and

satay chicken sticks. $19.9

E6. Marinated Spare Ribs | GF

Steamed pork ribs, barbeque sauce,

spring onions and sesame. $8

E7. Dumplings with Red

Curry Sauce (4)

Steamed pork and coriander

dumplings, thick red curry sauce. $8

E8. Salt & Pepper Squid

Lightly battered squid, pepper,

salt and chilli, served with sriracha

mayo sauce. $8

E9. Prawns in Young

Green Rice | GF

Tiger prawn cutlets coated in young

green rice, served with house sweet

chilli sauce. $9

E10. Crispy Pork Belly | GF

Caramelised honey, soy, garlic and

sesame sauce. $9

E11. Hawker Snacks

Designed for two. Combination of

pork ribs, dumplings, squid, prawns

and pork belly. $25

E12. Tom Yum with Prawn | GF

Tom Yum paste, kaffir lime leaf,

lemongrass, galangal, lime, tomatoes,

mushrooms, spring onion and fresh

coriander. $14

E13. Roti & Peanut Sauce

Toasted roti bread and our signature

peanut sauce. $7.5

C1. Bangkok Salad | GF

Sliced chicken, roasted rice powder,

shallots, spring onions, mint,

coriander, fish sauce, chilli and lime.

Very popular in Thailand. $19.9

C2. Lemongrass Chicken | GF

Marinated chicken thigh, garlic,

onions, turmeric powder and toasted

lemongrass. $20.5

C3. Pad Thai Authentic Style | GF | V

Rice noodle, our special pad thai

sauce, bean sprouts, eggs, spring

onion and crushed peanuts.

Served with fresh lemon and sprouts.

As traditional as the Thai Smile! $20.5

C4. Green Curry | GF | V

Green chilli paste, creamy coconut,

spices, bamboo, pumpkin, peas and

fresh basil. $20.5

C5. Chef’s Chicken Curry | GF

Mild curry paste, creamy butter,

potatoes, herbs and spices. $20.5

C6. Traditional Island

Chicken Curry | GF

Creamy coconut curry, pineapple and

mango puree. $20.5

C7. Cashews & Tempura Chicken

Home-made Thai sauce, cashews,

onions and red peppers. $20.9

C8. Chicken & Cashewnut

Stir Fry | V | *

Authentic Thai recipe - very popular

in Bangkok. $20.9

C9. Honey Lemon Chicken

Crispy chicken, honey and lemon

sauce, served with fries and fresh

salad. $20.9

C10. Fried Rice | V | *

Jasmine rice, dark soy sauce, egg,

peas, carrots, cucumber and spring

onions. $19.9

beef

GF Gluten free

* Can be made gluten free

V Can be made vegan

NO MSG ADDED

Most meals can be made with chicken,

beef, pork, prawn, fish or vegetarian tofu.

The price may vary. Standard vegetarian

meals may contain fish sauce, oyster

sauce or egg.

B1. Spicy Thai Beef Salad | GF

Sliced beef, roasted rice powder,

shallots, spring onions, mint, fresh

coriander, fish sauce, chilli, lime. $19.9

B2. Pineapple Rice with Beef | V | *

Jasmine rice, egg, peas, fresh ginger,

pineapple, dark sweet sauce and

roasted cashews. $21.5

B3. Spicy Fried Noodle

with Basil | V | *

Sliced beef, rice noodles, egg,

spicy paste, cabbage, onions, fresh

coriander and basil. $19.9

B4. Slow Cooked Beef

Rendang | GF

Tender chunky beef, coconut cream,

cumin, coriander, spices and toasted

coconut - inspired by Thailand’s

Southern neighbour. $21.5

B5. Peanut Sauce Stir Fry | GF | V

Spices, onions and roasted peanut

sauce with beef and vegetables. $21

B6. Gingered Beef | V | *

Fresh zingy ginger root, celery, baby

corn mushrooms. $20.5

B7. Black Peppered Beef

Sliced beef, potatoes, peppercorn,

celery, onions, bell pepper and black

pepper sauce. $20.5

B8. Lamb Shank in

Massaman Curry | GF

Traditional Thai Massaman curry, New

Zealand Lamb, potatoes, onions and

peanuts.

Single $20.5 | Double $29.9


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pork

P1. Spicy Fried Rice | GF | V

Pork spicy fried rice, jasmine rice,

spicy paste, peas, carrot, onion, fresh

coriander. $19.9

P2. Stir Fried Egg Noodles

Sliced pork, onions, celery, cabbage,

oyster sauce, garlic, coriander. $19.9

P3. Panang Curry | GF

Slow cooked dry curry, thick coconut

cream sauce, kaffir lime leaves with

pork. $20.5

seafood, prawn or fish

P4. Sweet & Sour Stir Fry | GF | V

Pork belly, red pepper, onions,

pineapple, sweet tomato and sour

sauce. $20.5

P5. Chilli & Fresh Basil

Stir Fry | V | *

Pork belly, chilli, garlic, coriander and

basil leaves. $20.5

Eat. Drink.

Be happy.

S1. Thai Garden Salad

with Prawn | GF

Mint, lime juice, fish sauce, fresh

coriander, cucumber, red onion and

cherry tomato. $22.9

S2. King Prawn Laksa | *

Egg noodles, coconut cream, laksa

paste, egg, onions, fresh coriander

and fried shallot. $22.9

S3. Garlic Prawn | V | *

King prawns, fresh garlic, coriander

sauce, onions, celery and garlic

stems - a must for garlic lovers! $22.9

vegetarian

S4. Sweetfire Tempura Fish

Battered fish, red bell pepper, onion,

pineapple in a bright sweet and sour

sauce. $22.9

S5. Tempura Fish Steak

Red pepper, tomato, onion,

mushroom, garlic and black pepper

sauce. $24.5

Simple, yet adventurous.

Thai Garden is about fun, fresh food that

combines the best of Asian flavours.

We think we’ve hit the trifecta of good Thai: fast service,

friendly staff and fresh ingredients.

Our menu mixes traditional Thai food with modern

interpretations and dishes from throughout Southeast Asia.

Whatever you spice tolerance, there’s something to keep your

tastebuds happy.

Herbs and vegetables are grown locally in the Asian Garden

and exotic spices are sourced straight from Thailand, making

for healthy, authentic and tasty food.

V1. Red Curry | V

Vegetaruan tofu, red curry paste,

creamy coconut, spice, pea, cherry

tomato, lychee and basil. $20.9

V2. Peanut Sauce Stir Fry | GF | V

Tofu, our signature peanut sauce,

fresh vegetables and coriander. $20.5

Standard vegetarian meals may contain fish sauce, oyster sauce or egg.

more greens

Seasonal vegetables stir-fried with

garlic and oyster sauce. $12

extras

Chicken, Beef, Pork, Tofu,

Cashew Nuts, Vegetables. $4ea

Bowl of chips, Peanut Sauce. $4.5ea

Prawn, Fish. $5ea

Steamed Rice, Roti. $4ea

Book online at thaigarden.co.nz

Private function/group bookings welcome, please phone or email the restaurant.

ThAi GArDEN

PAPANui

484 Cranford Street,

Christchurch

Phone 03 354 9203

Mon 5-9.30pm

and Tues to Sun

12-2.30pm and 5-9.30pm

ThAi GArDEN

FErryMEAD

9 Humphries Drive,

Ferrymead

Phone 03 982 9250

Mon to Fri 12-2.30pm

and 5-9.30pm and

Sat to Sun 5-9.30pm

www.thaigarden.co.nz


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Whether you fancy Thai, Vietnamese or a popular dish

from South East Asia, we have you covered.

Come on down to Le Xom and try our delicious fresh food

or for a more formal evening come along to Buddha Stix.

restaurant • bar

In the streets and secluded alleyways of

Ho chi Minh City and Hanoi lives a food

culture like none other.

If you’re hankering for a taste of Indochina – Vietnamese street

cuisine, then you need to make your way to Le Xom in Sumner.

Here you will find the delectable flavourings of Asia served up in an

environment that creates an enticing atmosphere.

You can choose from an amazing range of street fare that is created

with care and attention.

buddha stix is a vibrant fusion of the energy

of asian culinary culture with the modern

romance of fine dining.

Vivid with colour and saturated

with flavour, Buddha Stix indulges

all of your senses to create an

intimate and memorable dining

experience.

Relax and soak up the atmosphere

while you sip on one of our classic

cocktails and enjoy the best

pan-Asian cuisine on offer.

Come and experience the delight that is Vietnamese

street food culture with us at Le Xom!

6 Wakefield Ave, Sumner

Phone 03 326 4352

Open 7 days 5pm-9.30pm

www.lexom.co.nz

restaurant • bar

74 Riccarton Road, Riccarton | 03 961 1704

Open Monday to Friday 12-2.30pm and 5-9.30pm

and Saturday to Sunday 5-9.30pm

www.buddhastix.co.nz

We also have branches in Wellington and Dunedin.

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