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Ed is back

in the

boat after

cancer

scare

• By Jacob Page

SIX MONTHS ago, Ed Lopas’

promising rowing career looked

potentially sunk.

The 16-year-old was diagnosed

with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a form

of blood cancer, in July last year

which came as a shock.

“I just thought I was a little sick,”

Ed said. “I wasn’t expecting it to be

as serious as it was.”

After five months of successful

chemotherapy, Ed was cleared

to start physical activity again

and late last week he joined his

Christchurch Boys’ High School

teammates at a rowing camp at

Lake Hayes in Central Otago

to prepare for a busy season

ahead.

The big goal is representing his

school at the national Maadi Cup

regatta at Lake Ruataniwha, in

Twizel, in March.

“I’d lost a lot of muscle over that

time but to be this close to racing is

a great feeling.’’

The rowing team will try to

break a world record in Ed’s name

early next month to show their

support.

•Turn to page 6

Youths

trespassed

after

vandalism

Page 3 Page 7

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TRAINING: Ed Lopas with the Christchurch Boys’ High School rowing team on Lake Hayes

in Central Otago last Thursday. Inset – Ed during the time he was undergoing treatment.

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Historic

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suburbs

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display

A NEW digital display captures

the heritage of Mona Vale and

other parts of Canterbury.

The display called Canterbury

Stories, which can be viewed online

includes rare images and previously

unpublished community

and personal records. Some of the

images within it are taken from

historic editions of The Star.

The material within the display

focuses on individual areas such

as Woolston, which was the

subject of last year’s documentary

project completed by Canterbury

University School of Fine Arts

students in collaboration with the

city’s libraries.

Canterbury Stories shares

online collections from multiple

Christchurch libraries’ sources,

including archives, publications,

photographs and content contributed

by the community.

Many photos have come from

the 17,000-strong collection of

photographer Doc Ross, The

Star archive, the Orion/Municipal

Electricity Department

infrastructure archive, the annual

library-run Photo Hunt competition

and Christchurch City

Libraries’ own heritage collection.

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Youths trespassed from Riccarton House

• By Georgia O’Connor-Harding

THREE YOUTHS have been

issued with trespass notices

following a spate of vandalism

at Riccarton House.

Police have issued trespass

notices to the teenagers aged

between 14 and 16 after the

premises was hit four times in

one week.

The most recent event took

place last Saturday when a

small fire was

started on

a riverbank

located on the

property.

The heritage

site’s

manager

Shona Willis

Shona Willis

said there

were about six

youths caught on security cameras

when the fire was started at

about 5pm.

Police and a fire crew were

called to the scene, and the teenagers

fled, she said.

But the same group returned

at about 7.27pm.

Mrs Willis immediately called

the police and the teenagers

were spoken to.

She said three of them regularly

seen on the grounds were

trespassed.

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The trespass notices will last

for two years.

“Hopefully we are at the end

of it,” Mrs Willis said.

Although she said the youths

returned briefly in spite of the

trespass notices being issued.

Mrs Willis said the restaurant

owner approached the vehicle,

occupied by at least two youths,

and warned them a trespass notice

had been issued and would

phone police.

The vehicle then left.

Before then on January 5, the

site’s public toilets – including a

toilet roll holder, soap dispenser

and air dryer was damaged

between 5.30 and 8.30pm.

Mrs Willis said it was suspected

an ignited aerosol can

was used to vandalise the facilities

– resulting in about $500 of

damage.

She said security cameras

captured about five youths

along with a car registration

plate on the night the damage

took place.

The toilets are connected to

the historic house, but can only

be accessed from the outside of

the building.

Eight youths then spraypainted

obscenities and racist

remarks on the driveway at

about 8pm, Mrs Willis said.

In a third incident, about 15

teenagers came back at about

6pm on Wednesday, placed a

pile of rubbish on top of a picnic

table and set it on fire – leaving

the picnic table charred.

DAMAGE: A hand dryer,

toilet roll holder and soap

dispenser were scorched by

vandals at Riccarton House.

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Online digital archive a valuable

•From page 1

Said city council head of libraries

and information Carolyn Robertson:

“Among the rarities is The

New Zealand Wheelman, a very

fragile Christchurch publication

on cycling in the 1890s, along with

never-seen-before records of local

and community organisations and

clubs, churches, businesses and

individuals.”

Ms Robertson said the display

provides a valuable portal into the

past.

“It’s vital to enhance and extend

our collective memory and share

our heritage with the widest possible

audience via channels such as Canterbury

Stories, she said.

“By preserving our precious photographs

and publications, we can

protect those resources for future

generations.”

Christchurch City Libraries’

physical heritage collection covers

Canterbury and Chatham Island

from 1850 on and includes letters,

diaries, booklets, government documents

and personal papers.

Digitised material from this collection

will be available over time.

The Canterbury Stories display

features different themes and various

options for exploring it, including

the ability to enlarge images.

HISTORIC: Attendees at a mayoral garden party held on the

grounds of Mona Vale in the 1980s. Right – The Friendship Totem

Pole being installed at its new location near the roundabout at the

end of Memorial Ave at Christchurch International Airport. The Totem

Pole was moved from Little Hagley Park on Harper Ave in November

1980. ​

Said Ms Robertson: “We will

continue to share – and add –

more diverse and personal stories

and images that document the

remarkable story of our region’s

transformation.”

•To view Canterbury Stories visit

https://canterburystories.nz/

January is a great time to look

ahead as we start the year reenergised

from time spent with

family and friends. I’m looking

forward to continuing to work

hard for you and advocating in

Parliament to ensure our region

gets the services and resources we

need. This year we celebrate the

opening of the Northern Corridor

― I turned the sod in 2016 and

was impressed to hear about the

high safety specifications from the

project team during a site visit last

year. The project will move heavy

traffic away from residents’ houses

and provide safer journeys for all

types of travel.

These roading projects, including

the Western Belfast Bypass, are

future proofing our city’s transport

needs. It makes sense to start

work on the logical next step: the

Christchurch Northern Motorway

from Belfast to Pegasus. This is

something I’ve been fighting for

since Government cancelled the

project. I petitioned Parliament to

get behind our region. We now

have a window of opportunity to

voice our demands that this project

be re-instated after Government

was given a package of projects

to consider as part of necessary

infrastructure spending to stimulate

the economy. I will be holding a

rally on 9 February so residents

can stand together on this issue.

Please keep an eye on https://

www.facebook.com/MattDoocey.

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is a priority. Elective surgeries are

down in Canterbury and this is

something residents are feeding

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Bin checks

to improve

recycling

THIS WEEK a city council

team will begin spot checking

the contents of yellow wheelie

bins, in a bid to improve people’s

understanding of what can be put

out for recycling.

Up to 7500 bins across

Christchurch and Banks Peninsula

will be visually inspected each

week by the four-strong team,

who will work in pairs checking

the contents of recycling bins put

out for kerbside collection.

“The team will be lifting the lids

of the yellow wheelie bins and having

a quick look to check the quality

of the recycling,’’ says city council

solid waste manager Ross Trotter.

“A gold sticker will be placed

on bins that have the right stuff in

them. Where the team finds incorrect

items in the bin, they will leave

educational information in the

property’s mailbox which includes

tips for recycling correctly.

“If they find a bin that is heavily

contaminated with non-recyclable

materials, then that bin will

tagged for contamination and

removed from the collection

round for the day, with

educational information provided

so that residents understand why

it has not been emptied,’’ Mr

Trotter said.

Rowing with Ed more than a record attempt

GOOD CAUSE: Christchurch Boys’ High School rowing captain Harry Woelders on the erg which will be used during the world

record attempt. Right – The Lopas family (clockwise from left) – Angus, Tessa, Anna, Jack, Ben and Ed.

•From page 1

The 63-strong squad will attempt

to beat the record for a continuous

erg, more commonly known as an

indoor rowing machine, by boys

aged under-19.

The world record attempt named

Rowing with Ed will start on February

5 at CBHS at 3pm and will

go through to the weekend.

The current record stands at 96

hours, with the team hoping to

exceed more than 140 with each

member of the squad rowing for

an average two hours.

The team is hoping to raise at

least $5000 for Leukaemia and

Blood Cancer New Zealand.

“It means a lot for everyone to

show their support for me like

this,” Ed said. “I just wanted to get

back into sport, that’s what kept me

going.”

Team manager Ricardo De

Sousa said it was a good way to

bond the team and give to a cause

which has directly affected them.

“It’s a way for us to bond as a

squad but also show our support

for Ed and what he has been going

through.”

Ed will take part in the world

record attempt during a school

assembly where he will be cheered

on by 1300 other Christchurch

Boys’ High School students.

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De Sousa said the squad was up

for the challenge.

“I think all the boys want to be

heroes at this point,” he said.

“They don’t care what shift

they have to do even if it is in the

middle of the night.

“We know it will be a challenge

to keep going for such a long time

but we also know it’s nothing compared

to what Ed has been going

through.”

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Skate park rejuvenation

plan open for feedback

DESIGNS: Rich Landscapes has created a concept plan for the St Albans site that includes

several beginner street-style features. ​

SKATERS AND residents can get

on board with the rejuvenation of

St Albans skate park.

A proposed plan for the area,

which aims to accommodate

beginners while continuing to

cater to the more experienced

skaters, is open for feedback until

February 17.

People can share their views

in person with city council staff

at the St Albans Skate Jam on

Saturday from noon to 3pm or

submit comments online.

City council head of parks Andrew

Rutledge said the proposed

design opens up the skate park

to a greater range of skill levels –

and users.

“We want to ensure that the

St Albans skate park is a place

for everyone – a true hub for

the local skate community,” Mr

Rutledge said.

“The proposed extension

enhances the park, providing improved

facilities for urban sport

enthusiasts that complement the

revitalisation of the wider area.

“By making these changes, the

skate area can be transformed

into an accessible all-ages facility

that still remains an actionpacked

site.”

Rich Landscapes, a business

which specialises in skate park

design, has created a concept

plan for the St Albans site that

includes several beginner streetstyle

features.

The proposed new area features

roll over bumps, a quarter

pipe with a deck and a small

200-millimetre platform ramp

for those skaters starting out in

the sport.

The plan will also appeal to

experienced riders, with the addition

of a hipped end off the quarter

pipe and an extended rollover

finger to the two mini ramps.

Under the proposed changes,

the skate area will almost double

– expanding from 350 sq m to

nearly 700 sq m.

Among the proposed changes

are the double rollover bumps,

new balustrades, the steel and

concrete-edged platform ramp,

an umbrella shade sail and timber

seating.

The new design delivers a

smooth transition between the

present flow features and the

street-style extension.

Any feedback will help inform

a final decision on the proposed

plan by the Papanui-Innes Community

Board.

• To share your views on the

proposal, go to: www.ccc.govt.

nz/the-council/consultationsand-submissions/haveyoursay/

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NO STOPPING restrictions could

be installed at the Seymour St/

Skerten Ave intersection.

The city council is considering

introducing no stopping restrictions

around parts of the intersection

to connect with the existing

restrictions towards Main South

Rd.

It has had reports of parking

activity on Seymour St, which

causes difficulties for drivers using

the intersection at Skerten Ave.

It has said it is especially challenging

for larger vehicles such

as waste trucks and those towing

trailers.

The parked vehicles also partially

block the sight-lines of vehicles

turning out of Skerten Ave.

Greater Hornby Residents’

Association chairman Marc Duff

said the proposal will be discussed

at its next meeting with potential

plans to make a submission.

He said it would be great to

have feedback from surrounding

residents.The GHRA meeting will

be held on Sunday at the Hornby

Rugby Club at 2pm.

Residents affected should email

city council’s area traffic engineer

Barry Hayes at barry.hayes@ccc.

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Unwanted tattoos removed at St Albans clinic

• By Sophie Cornish

GRANT OWERS goes to

Christchurch Men’s Prison

every six weeks to meet with

prisoners about their tattoos.

Not to add to their ink, but

to remove it – in the hope of

giving them a better chance at

life when they are released.

Mr Owers owns Tattoo

Removal Company, which

does what it says, removes

tattoos from anyone who

doesn’t want them at a clinic in

St Albans.

He is seeing an increasing

number of gang members

wanting to remove their tattoos

– along with a “weird side

effect” of removing tattoos on

prisoners.

“The strange thing is because

they are in prison and on a

reasonably good diet, getting

plenty of rest and not out in the

sun too much, the tattoos come

off quite easily. It’s ideal, quite a

weird side effect really.

“We have got such a punitive

society; it’s good to give back

occasionally. Some of these poor

people haven’t had a chance and

I do what I can. Simple as that,”

he said.

Mr Owers is part of a recent

initiative to offer the service at a

discounted rate at prisons, after

HELPING OUT: Grant Owers

offers a tattoo removal

service from a St Albans

clinic.

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

public outcry that the services

were being funded by the

taxpayer.

In 2006, the Department

of Corrections dumped the

scheme, after it was revealed

taxpayers forked out $4500 for

a violent white supremacist to

have his “Mongrel Mob

Forever” tattoo lasered off.

After Corrections Minister

Kelvin Davis made calls in 2018

to revive the programme, a

new initiative was considered

which sees local tattoo removal

businesses volunteering

their services for free, out of

goodwill, in order to

help improve the lives of

prisoners.

This creates a discounted rate

which prisoners are

then required to fund

themselves.

The programme has been

offered at Christchurch

Men’s Prison since May and

at Rolleston Prison since

December.

Said a Corrections

spokeswoman: “One area

that can create a significant

barrier to someone seeking

employment and successfully

reintegrating into the

community when they leave

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she said.

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ews

Quarry decision looming

• By Georgia O’Connor-

Harding

THE LONG-AWAITED decision

on an application to open a

controversial quarry in Templeton

could be made next month.

The hearing for the proposed

quarry to open between Dawsons,

Jones, Maddisons and

Curraghs Rds will reconvene on

February 5.

The purpose is for the hearings

panel

made up

of Sharon

McGarry,

Paul Thomas

and chaired

by Rob van

Voorthuysen

Jolene Eagar ​

to formally

receive Fulton

Hogan’s right of reply and

to ask for any further clarifications.

The company has until Friday

to finish its written right of

reply.

The right of reply is to

concerns raised by submitters,

Environment Canterbury and

the Selwyn District Council

throughout the hearing last

year.

The commissioners will then

need to decide if the concerns

addressed in Fulton Hogan’s

right of reply is sufficient of

if the application will be declined.

Applicant and submitters will

be notified what the decision

is and then there is 15 working

days for the appeal process.

An Environment Canterbury

spokeswoman said the commissioners

have 15 working days to

release their decision after the

hearing has closed.

She said if the commissioners

are satisfied on February 5 they

have everything they need to

make a decision, they may close

the hearing that day.

In the lead-up to Christmas,

the hearings took place over

nearly three weeks - starting in

November.

Individuals, businesses

and community groups

presented evidence for and

IMPENDING:

The decision on

whether Fulton

Hogan can open

its proposed

quarry in

Templeton could

be made next

month.

PHOTO: MARTIN

HUNTER

against the quarry.

Templeton Residents’ Association

treasurer Jolene Eagar

said the submitters have no idea

what to expect.

“It has been such a long road

but it will give everybody a bit of

certainty of where we are,” she

said.

The hearing will reconvene

at 9.30am at Environment

Canterbury’s council chambers

at 200 Tuam St.

Pioneer

repairs

begin

REPAIRS TO Pioneer Recreation

and Sport Centre’s leaking roof

and air conditioning system have

begun, as part of a $1.2 million

project.

Said city council head of recreation,

sports and events Nigel Cox:

“The roof has been leaking so over

the next few months we’ll have

contractors replacing it.’

“As part of this work the contractors

will also be installing new

insulation in the roof to improve

the building’s energy efficiency.’’

Mr Cox said the facility will

stay open throughout the scheduled

repairs and the disruption to

users should be minimal.

“We are taking the opportunity

to also repair the ageing air conditioning

system and there may be

temporary loss in the gym, group

fitness room and spin studio.

Temporary air-conditioning units

will be utilised in these areas

and the team will keep users

informed,’’ he said.

The repair work is expected to

be completed by mid-May.


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Paper Crafts - Ice blocks and Ice

creams

Tuesday, 10.30-11.30am and

3.30-4.30pm

Go along and make and

decorate a sweet summer treat

out of paper.

10.30-11.30am at Papanui

Library and 3.30-4.30pm at

Redwood Library

Knit ’n’ Yarn

Tuesday, 1-3pm, at Bishopdale,

Wednesday, 1-2.30pm, at

Redwood, Thursday, 1.30-

3.30pm, at Fendalton, and

Friday, 10am-noon, at Papanui

Take your knitting, crochet or

other craft projects and have fun

with a social group. This is a free,

drop-in event.

Bishopdale, Redwood,

Fendalton and Papanui libraries

Bolivia (card game)

Thursday, 1-3pm

Go along for a fun and friendly

card game of Bolivia. Everyone is

welcome.

Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library

and Community Centre

Rummikub

Thursday, 1-2.30pm at Fendalton

Play rummikub – an exciting,

interactive strategy game. Free,

drop-in event.

Fendalton and Bishopdale libraries

Email georgia.oconnor@starmedia.kiwi

by 5pm each Wednesday

Papanui Book Club

Tuesday, 10am-noon at Papanui

Love sharing your favourite

reads? Come and join other

book lovers in a relaxed library

environment. Free, no bookings

required.

Papanui Library

Scrabble

Tuesday, 10.30am-noon, at

Redwood, Wednesday, 1-3pm, at

Bishopdale

Play Scrabble with a friendly

group. Head along when you

can. No bookings required. All

materials supplied. Free event.

Redwood and Bishopdale

libraries

Senior Mens’ Exercise Group

Friday, 11-11.45am

Low impact exercise classes

designed for seniors. Wear

something comfortable and turn

up – no registrations required.

Participants are asked to bring a

$3 koha as a donation. Phone 375

0850 for more information.

Northcity Church, 95a Sawyers

Arms Rd, Papanui

Origami Photo Album

Friday, 2.30-3.30pm

Create a unique paper album

to capture your summer pics.

Shirley Library

Get to know your android

device at Shirley Library on

Wednesday from 9am to

12pm. Not sure how to start

using your android device?

Go along to learn how to use

your smartphone or tablet.

Bring your own device to this

free class. Bookings essential. ​

Cards Club

Friday, 1.30-3.30pm

The weekly cards club is on

every Friday, join the fun. Free,

no bookings required.

Shirley Library

JP Clinics

Tuesday, 10am-1pm, at Papanui

and Shirley, Wednesday, 10am-

1pm, at Bishopdale, Saturday,

10am-noon, at Fendalton

A justice of the peace will be

available 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, Bishopdale

and Fendalton libraries

Spark Jump

Monday, 10-11am at Shirley

Help for families to get online

at home. Attend the workshop

to find out more about how to

set up broadband connections

in your home. Free event. Phone

941 7923 to register.

Shirley Library

Mahjong

Monday, 2-4pm at Papanui

Go along if you are interested

in playing or learning about

mahjong. Free. Register for the

Shirley Library event.

Shirley and Papanui libraries

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

Super Saturday Storytimes

Saturday, 11-11.45am

Encourage learning through

stories. This is an interactive

programme with stories, songs,

rhymes, craft and play. No

bookings required. Free.

Shirley Library

Tabletop Games

Monday, 11am-5.15pm

Play some tabletop board games.

Free event, no bookings required.

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Tuesday January 21 2020 13

In your

neighbourhood

So much Moore than

just a drycleaners

Moores Drycleaners on Papanui Road

is so much more than just a drycleaning

business - it is part of the fabric of Merivale

itself. Their terrific customer service,

expertise and highly-professional standards

have seen them succeed on the same spot

for over half a century. In fact, it is the

oldest business still operating in the same

location in Merivale, and also is the oldest

family-owned and operated drycleaners

in the whole of

Canterbury.

What makes it

such a local success?

Owner Greg Moore’s

father began Moores

Drycleaning back in

1961 and Greg joined

him straight out of

school. Having been

there ever since, his

own knowledge is

unparalleled, and it is

the focus on meeting

the needs of customers

that makes them stand

out. These days, his daughter has joined the

team, making her the third generation to work

in the business.

Their focus is on providing a terrific

service to local clients and meeting all their

drycleaning needs. Whether you are spring

cleaning and want to freshen up all your

drapes, duvets and bedding, or have toughto-remove

spots, they are on hand to help.

They will make sure that garments such as

suits and dresses look as good as new when

they return them to you, and they are experts

at working with delicate fabrics in evening

gowns and cocktail dresses. They are also

the go-to drycleaners for wedding dresses,

recommended by many of the region’s bridal

salons to their new brides. In fact, they are

just about the largest drycleaners for wedding

dresses in the south island.

In spite of their long tradition in this

industry, Moores Drycleaning have moved

with the times. They now have an ecocleaning

machine which uses a solution of

plant extracts as its cleaning agent which is

far friendlier to the environment. In fact,

they have been leading greener approaches

to drycleaning as they have been recycling

for over 40 years, their plastic bags are

biodegradable and their coat-hangers are

manufactured from recycled plastic which

they encourage their customers to recycle and

return.

You can find them at 178 Papanui Road,

where they are open six days a week (closed

Sundays) or give them a call at 03 355 5942.

They will be happy to help.

If your New Year’s resolution was a new home

Call us for a no obligation appraisal and chat

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Tasty Bites

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Cooking rice properly is a no grainer

By Ian Knott

Rice has the ability to

transform a relatively

simple dinner into a

stunning feast. It’s readily

available, inexpensive,

filling, and the perfect

blank slate for the base

of many classic dishes

A rice cooker is great if you

cook rice regularly and if you’ve

got ample storage space. The

microwave is an option, too –

there are many pre-packaged

options for those who are short

on time and can afford the

premium price of convenience.

But you needn’t splash out on

any special gadgets or ingredients

to serve up a pot of beautifully

tender, and fluffy rice. The

stove-top method is not as hard

as you might think – as long as

you remember a couple of simple

rules.

Not all rice is equal and should

be treated differently if you

want to get the best out if your

preferred grain.

Below, I’ll detail how to cook

the perfect pot of white longgrain,

brown, and aromatic

(basmati or jasmine) rice.

All the methods use one cup of

uncooked rice, which will make

three cups when cooked.

White long-grain rice

Step 1: Rinse, rinse, rinse.

Step one is always the same.

Unless you want a pot of lumpy

wallpaper paste, you must rinse

the starch off your rice.

STAPLE: Rice is easy to

cook, but also easy to get

wrong. Make sure you

rinse your rice well to

avoid it going gluggy.

Put the uncooked rice in a finemesh

strainer and run it under

the cold tap until the water runs

clear.

Step 2: Bring 1½ cups of water

to the boil in a small saucepan

with a lid, over a high heat.

Step 3: Add the rice and some

salt. If you’re feeling indulgent,

you can also add a tablespoon

of butter at this point. It will add

a layer of richness, but is purely

optional.

Step 4: Cover and reduce the

heat to low. Cook for 18-20min

until the water is absorbed.

Important: Don’t lift the lid to

peek, and absolutely don’t stir the

rice during the absorption stage.

This will break down the grains

and release more starch, leaving

you with a gluggy pot of white

couscous.

Step 5: Remove from the heat

and let it stand, covered for

10min. The steam will finish off

the cooking process. Uncover and

fluff your perfect rice with a fork

before serving.

Brown rice

Step 1: Repeat after me: rinse,

rinse, rinse.

Step 2: In a covered medium

saucepan bring eight cups of

water to the boil.

Step 3: Add the rice and boil,

uncovered, for 30-35min until

the rice is tender but just a little

chewy.

Step 4: Drain the rice in a

strainer and return it to the

saucepan. Cover and let it steam

(off the element) for a further

10min.

Step 5: Add salt to taste and

butter (if you wish). Fluff with a

fork and serve.

Aromatic rice

Step 1: All together now . . .

rinse, rinse, rinse!

Step 2: Boil the kettle/jug.

You’ll need two cups of boiling

water for basmati rice or 1½ cups

for jasmine rice.

Step 3: In a small saucepan,

heat some butter and/or oil until

it’s just starting to shimmer. Add

the uncooked, rinsed rice and

some salt to the pan and stir

until the water from rinsing has

evaporated and the rice is coated

in the butter/oil.

Continue to saute, stirring

constantly (you don’t want it to

stick and burn), until a starchy

film forms on the bottom of the

pan – about 2min. Your rice

should have a slightly toasty

aroma at this point.

Step 4: Carefully add the

boiling water and reduce the heat

to low. Cover the saucepan and

cook until the water is completely

absorbed – about 18min.

Step 5: Take the pan off the

heat and let it steam, covered for

a further 10min. Fluff with a fork

and serve.


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ph Dave 027 334 4125

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electrician

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The role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the main purpose of

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commercial publication and facility maintenance.

Some of the key accountabilities include:

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• Preventative maintenance is prioritised to ensure minimal

downtime.

The business has just invested in a major upgrade to the

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to learn from the installation and commissioning engineers to

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Your skills and experience

We are looking for a registered Electrician ideally from an

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ideal candidate would be competent and confident in using

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Further details

This is a full-time permanent position working the day shift from

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environment, minimal commute time, being based within

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If you think this role is for you, please apply by way of CV and

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and should be directed to raja.chakrabarti@alliedpress.co.nz

A copy of the position description can be requested from HR

at recruitment@alliedpress.co.nz

Applications will close on Thursday 13 February 2020.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Please note that you must have the right to work in

New Zealand to apply for this role.

Disclaimer: Allied Press does not accept unsolicited agency

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Phone for further details

(03) 379 1100

2245370


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Tuesday January 21 2020

Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz

NOR’WEST NEWS

Get ready for the

STARTS THURSDAY 16 TH

JANUARY 2020.

Exclusions apply.

Credit criteria, exclusions, fees, terms & conditions apply. Offer expires 31.1.20.

Celebrate Summer!

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WAS $1799

NOW

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Courtney

ON SALE

Tibet

4 Piece Bedroom Set

WAS $2196

NOW

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Time for an office

tidy up?

Large Bookcase

NOW $

699

Aruba

Boxed Queen Mattress

WAS $599

Includes

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Loft Shelving

3 Door

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Ph: 0800 TARGET (0800 827438)

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Offers and product prices advertised here expire 27/1/20.

Sale excludes Manchester and Accessories.


NOR’WEST NEWS Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz

Tuesday January 21 2020 21

Show home open to view! View plans and pricing today!

Summerset at Wigram serviced apartment resident, Alma with daughter Maree

Serviced apartments,

the best of both worlds

Discover how Summerset living allows

Alma to stay active and thrive

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NOR’WEST NEWS

“ Since Mum’s been here,

she’s just blossomed”

From growing up in a big family in Christchurch to being happily married for 63 years, Alma’s had

plenty of company throughout her whole life.

So, when the option to move to a Summerset serviced apartment came up, Alma and daughter

Maree were naturally a little nervous it might be a bit on the quiet side for her. But, since the move,

they’ve discovered it’s been anything but quiet.

“I don’t think you’d ever need to feel lonely here. It’s just like a big family and there’s always

something going on,” remarks Alma.

When she first arrived at her serviced apartment, Alma had her husband by her side. Sadly, he

passed away shortly after due to on-going health issues. “I thought it might take her a little while to

deal with the loss of dad and… the new surroundings, but it was quite amazing really how quickly

she settled, and I think that was down to the staff,” recalls daughter Maree.

Alma with Maree as a toddler

While the move was a big decision, the whole family feel that Alma has “blossomed” since and

has become more herself again.

“ She’s involved herself in things that she hadn’t done for years, Choir. Exercising.

She’s just taken it with both hands, made friends and it’s all been just amazing.”

Maree and Alma both admit that the stigma of retirement living put them off for longer than it

needed to. “I think mum was just so delighted when she came here and realised how welcoming

and how well-run [the place was] and what care was here for her. I think it was an eye-opener, really.”

Having Alma living at home with her would have been a dream for Maree, but with the reality of

working all day, she worried her mum would be very bored. But Alma hasn’t had time for boredom

at all since moving to Summerset. “There’s so much to keep you occupied. Music. Happy Hour, little

outings. It’s a lovely place to be.”

Alma also fills her time with a cheeky bit of cleaning, even though she doesn’t need to lift a finger.

“I don’t think she leaves a lot for the staff to clean, but that’s mum,” laughs Maree.

“It’s a relief for us to know that she’s taken care of. Dad would be so pleased to see she’s in a

place like this. It’s just been a godsend.”

To hear Alma’s full story, visit summerset.co.nz/servicedapartments

Alma and Maree enjoy quality time

together at Summerset at Wigram

Serviced apartments pre-selling*

now at Summerset on Cavendish!

Summerset on Cavendish

147 Cavendish Road, Casebrook

*Licence to occupy.


NOR’WEST NEWS Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz

Tuesday January 21 2020 23

Love the freedom

Serviced apartments, the best of both worlds: Independent retirement living with support on hand

Our homes are low maintenance, free from all the hassles of upkeep. It’s all about stress-free living, where time is yours to live the life you

choose. Serviced apartments are light and spacious with open plan living, a kitchenette and a separate double bedroom with a large ensuite.

You can furnish it as you like and there’s plenty of room to entertain family and friends.

Summerset serviced apartments, offer:

• Some of the largest serviced apartments in Christchurch

• Patio or balcony homes offering amazing indoor-outdoor flow

• Large open plan living

• Located in the heart of the village, close to all the facilities.

View our show home, plans and pricing today! We’re open 7 days!

Artist Impression

Artist Impression

Summerset on Cavendish

147 Cavendish Road, Casebrook

0800 SUMMER

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Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz

NOR’WEST NEWS

Serviced apartments pre-selling* now!

Artist Impression

Artist Impression

Discover Summerset

on Cavendish

Apartment living in the heart of our community

Summerset serviced apartments are modern, purpose-built homes

designed for the over 70s. Located in the heart of our village, close to

all of the facilities.

With options for couples and singles, serviced apartments are designed

to create the perfect balance between independence and support to

suit your needs.

Our homes are low maintenance, free from all the hassles of upkeep.

It’s all about stress-free living, where time is yours to live the life you choose.

View our stunning

show home, plans

and pricing today!

Summerset on Cavendish

147 Cavendish Road, Casebrook

Open 7 days

Take bus route 28 straight to our gate

*Licence to occupy.

As a Summerset on Cavendish resident, you’ll have access to a range of community facilities, including;

Divine Café

Exercise room

Communal vegetable

gardens

Hair and beauty

Residents’ bar

All-weather bowling green

Residents’ workshop

Swimming pool

and spa pool

To find out more about serviced apartments,

visit summerset.co.nz/casebrook or call 0800 SUMMER

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