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• By Bea Gooding

THE STREETS of Papanui

were enlivened by vibrant art

crafted during the nationwide

lockdown by primary school

pupils.

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Pupils’ art brings life to community

PRIDE: Year 4 Paparoa Street School pupil Dana Hickey’s lockdown art was displayed on nearby streets as part of a special

exhibition.

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

From paintings and chalk

drawings to 3D block art and

sculptures made with natural

material, Paparoa Street School

pupils were proud to have their

hard work exhibited for the

community.

The pieces displayed on

the school’s surrounding

streets were complete with

musical numbers performed

by the pupils, forging a

path for an “Art Walk” in

the area.

Deputy principal Dy Stokes

said the outdoor gallery, which

had an overarching theme of

belonging and kindness, put a

smile on people’s faces.

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• By Louis Day

MORE THAN $9 million

could be deferred from roading

and transport projects across

the north-west for the next 12

months.

This comes as the city council

looks to readjust its priorities in

the face of the Covid-19 crisis

which left it with a $99 million

revenue shortfall.

It has proposed as part of its

draft Annual Plan to defer a

total of $9,216,764 in funding to

various roading and transport

projects across the Innes Ward

for the current financial year.

This would include a $3 million

deferral in funding to the

Marshland Bridge renewal,

leaving $832,416 on budget for

the project.

The council will consider

reallocating funding towards

any deferred projects when it

addresses its Long Term Plan

next year.

It is not all bad news for the

area though, the downstream

intersection improvements

to Cranford St would see a

$1,616,765 increase in funding,

giving it a budget of $1,973,823

for the financial year.

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ACTION: Six city counci lors including

Catherine Chu, Sam MacDonald (top right),

James Daniels (above left) and Aaron

Keown have ca led on Mayor Lianne Dalziel

to lead a conversation on how to achieve a

zero per cent rates increase this year.

• By Louis Day

CALLS HAVE b en made to

stop rates increases in response

to the Covid-19 crisis.

City counci lors James Gough,

Sam MacDonald, Catherine

Chu, Phil Mauger, Aaron Keown

and James Daniels have sent a

le ter to Mayor Lianne Dalziel

asking her to lead a conversation

as to how a zero per cent rates

increase could be achieved this

year.

The city council is proposing

an average rates increase of 4.65

per cent acro s a l ratepayers in

this year’s Draft Annual Plan

which is cu rently under public

consultation until April 5 and

will be finalised before July 1.

The 2018-2028 Long Term

Plan also predicts a 50 per cent

rates increase over 10 years.

Said Cr MacDonald: “In

the current environment it’s

clear business as usual is not

appropriate and the council

n eds to l ok at how we enable

this 12-month rates increase

fr eze to o cur, it’s crucial for

the economic confidence of our

city.”

Ms Dalziel said the las thing the council’s budget, which is urchNZ, the Canterbury Employers’

Chamber of Commerce

the city council needed was for not entirely funded by rates, and

someone to hit the panic button. the consequences that will flow and other key players so we are

“Calm heads must and wi l from decisions we make. best prepared for the economic

prevail,” she said.

“The Annual Plan is not challenges that lie ahead.”

“Our residents and busine ses signed off for thr e months so City council chief executive

will be depending on us to we have time to get this advice. Dawn Baxendale did not rule a

make adjustments, and we wi l, A the same time, the council zero rates rise out.

however, we will need advice is m eting with our economic “We’re considering a series of

on the impacts on all aspects of development agency, Christch-

options in light of the extraordinary

circumstances related to the economy in response to the

Covid-19. We wi l discu s these Covid-19 pandemic.

options with elected members The bi gest b ost is $5.1

as we develop the Annual Plan,” billion towards wage subsidies

she said.

for affected busine ses in a l

The push from city counci lors sectors and regions.

for a fr eze on rates rises comes •Tips for weathering virus, p3

shortly after Minister of Finance

•Mayor’s column, p9

Grant Robertson announced

a $12.1 bi lion package to aid •From the editor’s desk, p10

No review

A message

Councillor takes

Davids heads

Views on

Lively group

over

of love, unity

matters into

community board cricket nets

celebrate

multi-storey

and prayers

his own hands

advocating body sought

St Patrick’s Day

house

for peace

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Eastern

Motorway

Bid to

suburbs

opening

secure

repairs

delay

funding to

could take

brings

demolish

a while

relief

service

RESIDENTS MOST affected by

• By Louis Day

centre

the new Northern Motorway are

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• By Georgia O’Connor-Harding

the eastern suburbs start to

Northern Corridor opening has

see Lianne Dalziel’s campaign

been delayed by six months.

THE earthquake-damaged

aspirations for the area come to

The CNC was due to open in

former Sockburn Service Centre

fruition.

the middle of this year, but last

could finally be demolished in

During October’s local body

week the New

July – if the funding needed is

elections, Ms Dalziel identified

Zealand Transport

Agency

It comes as the

obtained.

repairs to the eastern part of the

city’s footpaths, pipes and roads

announced more

Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton

as one of her main priorities for

time was needed

this term.

to complete the

Community

“We need a fully integrated

$290m motorwayten

in its draft

Board has writ-

programme of works for the

east, I have loosely called this

The original

submission to

Readers respond

Chance to the eastern alliance, which

scope of the

the city council’s

would essentially be an alliance Helpless to

Victorious

Delay in

Market day

project has been Mark Wilson

Annual Plan

Mike Mora

to supermarket

farewell Holden

of contractors who can take

extended include

stoked

making mall

goes green at 2019-2020,

stop property

captain the whole area bit by bit and

a third southbound lane on

requesting the city council addresses

the budget gap so the

rebranding

in style

systematically get the work

the Waimakariri River bridge and

flooding

with cup done,” she said during the

a clip-on win

exit safer

Cashmere HS

cycleway.

buildings can be removed as soon

campaign.

St Albans resident Mark Wilson

as possible.

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GIRL Page BOSS: Julia 17 Holmes But chief wants executive to be a Dawn geneticist after Page high school, 3 and feels the GirlBoss Advantage programme will Page help 10 said GIRL the BOSS: community Julia Holmes are “somewhat

her achieve thankful” her for dreams. the delay.

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PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN Page 11 said the final submission is yet to

wants to be a geneticist after high school, and feels the GirlBoss Advantage programme will help Board chairman Mike Mora

her achieve her dreams. Baxendale said any request to

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

• By Bea Gooding

pursue a specific for biology, project in and the from a young Julia is one of 25 young were often male-dominated, •“The By community Bea Gooding will be somewhat

thankful for a reprieve of the

for biology, and from a young Julia is one of 25 young were often male-dominated, be completed but it was likely the

east would have age to has be always agreed been interested women chosen around the with particular focus on science,

technology, engineering

age has always been interested women chosen around the with particular focus on science,

technology, engineering requested.

demolition of the site would be

FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD upon Julia by council.

effects of this motorway for six

South New Brighton School pupil Jacob McMillan enjoying the foam pit at Christchurch School of

City councillors are yet to pass

Gymnastics, which opened its doors to pupils while the school was closed due to fire damage.

Holmes is on a mission on to

in how things worked, often country to participate in the

FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD Julia

Consent

in how things worked, often country to participate in the

months, but it’s still there. Until

taking things apart just to put GirlBoss Advantage programme

next month, designed She was shocked to hear the

and maths.

Holmes is on a mission to Rates

taking things apart just to put GirlBoss Advantage programme

next month, designed She was shocked to hear the Main South Rd, has been a source

and maths.

The former service centre, on

make a difference in the world. any guidance them to back staff together. around

decisions are made to put our

make a difference in the world. them back together.

•Story, more photos, page 5

PHOTO: GEOFF The SLOAN year 11 St Margaret’s this, she said.

community first, then there is no

That passion has landed her to mentor the female leaders news from her mother.

The year 11 St Margaret’s That passion has landed her to mentor the female leaders news from her mother.

of tension for years with residents

College student has a passion •Turn to page the 5

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Christchurch city councillors to

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The fifteen-year-old until has the Covid-19 outbreak That passion is has landed her designed to mentor the

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to the Covid-19 crisis.

Pleasant resident, who is also award for Best Sustainability Centre earlier this month.

• Turn to page 6 a passion for biology, brought and under control. the opportunity of her dreams. female leaders of tomorrow in • Turn to page 5

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Mairehau community

asset right on track

• By Bea Gooding

PROGRESS:

Julian Meates

is “excited”

to see the

Mairehau bike

track finally

come to

fruition.

PHOTO: GEOFF

SLOAN ​

A SUBSTANTIAL part of the

Mairehau bike track project can

now be completed, bringing it

one step closer to reality.

The project was able to secure

enough funding through donations

and fundraisers, raising

more than $100,000 over nearly

two years.

The track will be built on-site

at St Francis of Assisi Catholic

School but will be available for

the community to use, but for

now, the asphalt track can begin

construction.

School board of trustees

member Julian Meates was heavily

involved in the project and

said “exciting” was one way to

describe the milestone.

“It was challenging and it had

taken a while. We were knocked

back a few times but we got

there,” he said.

The community project had

struggled to gain traction due to

a lack of funding, and the process

to receive grants was slowed

down by a number of hurdles.

They were not able to use

grants offered until the organisations

knew the project

had enough money to prove its

viability in the long run.

Earlier in the year, they raised

close to $30,000 at its school

fair, which was “well above the

expectations.”

The remainder was sourced

through donations and grants

from the New Zealand Transport

Authority, Bikes in Schools charity

and the Rata Foundation.

In order to use the funding

from Bikes in Schools, they

needed to have an asphalt track,

provide helmets and somewhere

to store the bikes.

“We’re still aiming to try and

do as much of the work ourselves

as we can to save. The lowest tender

is $160,000, but I’m confident

with $100,000 to do everything

we need,” he said.

The project was important to

the community because there was

nothing like it in the area, and it

got kids “off their devices”, he said.

He noted the success of the

temporary Shirley Pump Track

that was recently installed, which

demonstrated the need for this

asset in Mairehau.

Council could defer

$9m from roading

• From page 1

funding cuts to various

This project focuses on

projects across the city

making improvements to

in order to achieve a zero

Cranford St in order to

per cent rates increase.

be able to accommodate

However, he did not

the expected increase in

agree with the city

traffic from the Northern

council proposing to

Corridor.

defer funding from the

Papanui-Innes Aaron Keown Harewood, Gardiners,

Community Board

Breens Rd intersection

chairwoman Emma Norrish saw which he has been pushing for

this as a positive.

traffic lights to be installed on

“What we see as a priority is since 2016.

the downstream intersection “Those lights should be brought

funding, so we are glad that has forward, the community has been

not only remained as it was but overwhelmingly calling for them

also increased. The other projects for years,” he said.

will still happen, they have only The city council was forced to

been deferred,” she said.

reassess its finances following

Among the city council’s the effects of the Covid-19 crisis.

proposed deferrals in funding to Leaving the lost income and

projects across the area is also the additional costs arising from the

highly anticipated improvements pandemic unaddressed would

to the Harewood, Gardiners and have driven a rates increase of

Breens Rds intersection. A total of more than 21 per cent for the

$235,674 is being proposed to be current financial year.

cut from the project in this year’s The city council is now

budget, which would leave it with proposing an average rates rise of

no funding for the financial year. 3.5 per cent after making cuts to

The local community has certain areas of its budget.

advocated for traffic lights at the It is currently processing

infamous intersection since the submissions made to its draft

1990s.

Annual Plan before councillors

Harewood Ward city councillor sign off on a final one by the end

Aaron Keown has called for of this month.

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offer a different outlook and purpose and are

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Here we are in July and the world for many of

us continues to offer both significant challenges

and unexpected opportunities. It’s relevant

to note that one of the biggest questions

( for myself included) is: which of these

challenges or opportunities should I truly

focus on and which should I leave behind?

Can you envisage the future?

Are you like me and astounded at the choices –

and at the constant rhetoric about the economy

and our community – or are you one for just

moving forward anyway? Remaining pragmatic

and purposeful in a sea of uncertainty. At an

industry level, and being collaborative by

nature, I’m intuitively choosing the latter: to

work hard within the current marketplace. And,

to be fair, there’s plenty to work with.

Here are some of the themes I’m noticing.

It’s busy out there.

Yes, it is. It may not stay that way, but at this

point in time there’s a massive push from buyers

to be settled and that demand is creating some

very strong results, especially in the auction

rooms. Three properties that went to auction

at Harcourts gold over a recent ten-day period

stand out:

3 Ashdale Lane – 6 bidders and sold for

$1,505,000

506 Ilam Road – 2 bidders, “on the market”

(selling) at $1,050,000 and additional bidding

saw it sell for $1,143,000

7 Wherstead Road – 3 bidders, “on the market”

(selling) at $340,000 and sold for $460,000

The position of property owners in all of this is

interesting. At a time when many are choosing to

wait-out the post-COVID-19-lockdown world, the

shortage of properties available for sale (usually

referred to in our industry as ‘stock’, a term I use

for soup rather than property!) means those

actually on the market are getting excellent

prices based on scarcity. Markets universally

work this way and to those securing the benefits

of that, well done.

"I’m not travelling, so I’m definitely buying."

That’s right, a whole new demographic – mostly

would-be first-home buyers who had planned

to travel or to take up lengthy overseas working

adventures – is now determined to make

the most of carefully accumulated savings.

Purchasing property is high on the list, in fact,

it’s at the top and this is fuelling interest in both

new homes in outlying locations and character

properties in well-regarded areas (think good

schools close by). This is proving a positive in so

many ways: earlier access to the property ladder

for buyers and large open home attendance

numbers for sellers.

"I’ve got to get some investments."

Yes, at the other end of the property spectrum

are those that are wondering and, in some cases,

worrying about their retirement futures and

therefore looking to supplement their KiwiSaver

with additional rental income.

Buoyed by enticing lending rates and

disappointed with the corresponding extremely

low interest rates for savings, these are active,

educated and cautious purchasers. If you are a

member of this group, work with a consultant

who understands your requirements, appetite

for risk and timeframes. Better still, work with

someone who actually has investment property

(for obvious reasons).

Now, the last of the trends and perhaps the most

important.

Expectation

Many of us have come out of lockdown with a

new set of values and thoughts. I’m noticing

that people are genuinely trying to be kinder

and more connected. Coupled with this is a

requirement for more: more service; more value;

and not just occasionally but every time. It’s a

time for being customer/client-obsessed – and

adaptive.

So, are you up to it? Are these the challenges and

changes you’ve been noticing?

Remember, it’s all part of a bigger set of

opportunities that everyone and every industry

can take part in. I’m definitely up for it and here’s

a good luck wish if you are too!

Stay warm this winter.

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News

​There’s something in

the water for Katherine

• By Bea Gooding

KATHERINE RUTTER

has achieved a rare feat

by having her research

published in a national

scientific publication.

The 16-year-old Rangi

Ruru Girls’ School

student’s paper was

published in the NZ

Journal of Hydrology in a

bid to improve the quality

of the city’s drinking water.

With the guidance of

her mother, Helen, she

studied nitrate trends

in groundwater across

Canterbury and felt

proud that their findings

were presented to local

water committees and

Environment Canterbury.

“I was definitely proud.

For me, it was never

something I thought I’d

do,” she said.”

“It started out as a

science day project in year

10, looking at levels of

nitrate, whether it’s high or

low in some areas or what

might be the cause of it.”

Her mother is a

senior hydrogeologist,

focusing on the region’s

groundwater, the

movement of it and its

minerals.

It was her that entrusted

Katherine to take the

research further, working

together to develop it into

a paper.

Nitrate-nitrogen

concentration data was

obtained from ECan for

the science fair project,

which identified anomalies

and patterns such as

potential sources of

contamination.

Results confirmed

the influence of the

Waimakariri River

recharge and limitation

of land-use intensification

in the Christchurch-West

Melton zone kept nitrate

concentrations low.

Concentrations were

higher within the Selwyn-

Waimakariri zone, in

some cases due to land use

activities or local soil and

water conditions.

“I’m interested in it

because of the relevant

implications it has for our

society and where we are

in NZ,” said Katherine.

About three-quarters of

Christchurch’s groundwater

comes from the

Waimakariri River, reaching

a zone from which the city

takes its drinking water.

“Too many nitrates can

have adverse effects on

our health, especially in

babies,” she said.

“When it’s too high, they

don’t have enough oxygen

going through their body

and because they’re so

young it can be severe.”

High concentrations

in drinking water may

prevent blood from

delivering oxygen within

the body effectively, in

some cases causing infant

methemoglobinemia – or

“Blue baby syndrome.”

She was well on her way

towards a career in science,

but instead of hydrology, she

wanted to pursue astronomy

– particularly astrophysics,

cosmology and celestial

mechanics.

Her advice to other

young people with the

same drive was simple.

“Look at something that

interests you and find a

mentor. Do what you like

otherwise it will start to

feel like it’s something you

have to do.”

McMaster & Heap

Veterinary practice

LETS “BOOT” the “SCOOT”

Impacted, infected, inflamed, foul smelling

Anal Glands. A slightly weird topic to write

about but becoming a very common

complaint in many dogs and even cats.

This week alone I have removed anal sacs

bilaterally in 2 dogs and 1 cat.

Why do cats and dogs have them? They

are purely scent making glands , situated

between the layers of muscle that make

up the rectum. When all is working right

they are naturally expressed each time your

pet poops! This is another way a pet can

mark their territory, leaving a smell signal,

therefore an important part of dog to dog

communication.

These glands are still not fully understood.

Why some dogs never need them expressed

and some dogs and owners are miserable

because of these glands, sparks some

debate…

Clinically, cats scoot less often than dogs and

are more likely to develop traumatic hair loss

of the tail base or caudal abdomen. Other

signs seen in cats and dogs may include

licking/biting at the anal, perianal, and/or tail

region; matting of perianal hair; reluctance

to sit; reluctance to defecate; straining;

constipation; anal discharge; redness and

swelling of anal area, vocalising, lethargy and

a terrible foul smell.

The most common anal gland

problems are:

1. Impaction - the anal sacs fail to empty,

resulting in thicker secretions, that cause

swelling and pain in the anal sacs

2. Sacculitis- this is inflammation or

infection within the anal sac which can

lead to an abscess or fistula.

3. Hypersecretion whereby dogs express

their anal glands often often due to a

fright or anxiety.

4. An abscessed anal sac

5. Benign or malignant tumours associated

with the anal sacs

What increases your dogs chances of anal gland

issues:

1. Chronic skin infections with bacteria or yeast

2. Skin mite infestation

3. Food allergies

4. Hypothyroidism

5. Obesity

6. Environmental allergies ( Atopy)

7. Diarrhoea and Inflammatory Bowel disease

8. Frequent anal gland expressions , which may

happen at groomers. This can cause inflammation

of the anal gland, scarring and narrowing of the

anal gland duct.

Chase eagerly awaiting his surgery

with Michele.

Dani and Chase enjoying a walk

Typically I will squeeze the glands and assess the size

and shape and material extruded. If I think allergies (

either food or environmental) are a contributing factor,

I discuss hypoallergenic diets, fiber added, fish oils as

a natural skin anti-inflammatory and possible a steroid

trial. Antibiotics is usually only prescribed if there is

blood in the secretion or the sac has abscessed.

Sometimes with abscessed anal glands I will

recommend flushing and packing the anal sacs with

antibiotic lotion under sedative. This can be effective

at controlling an abscessed gland and requires no

further treatment.

If the anal gland disease is long standing and

persistent and causing the patient

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correctly, this procedure is highly

effective with very few complications.

A good discussion needs to be had

with the owner so they are clear of

possible complications. In the “end”

this procedure is often the only way to

completely resolve the problem and give

a patient its quality of life back.

Chase, a 3 year old Beagle, owned by

one of our vet nurses and her partner,

was presented for anal gland removal

as he was constantly getting his glands

go in their home. The anal sacs were

not abscessed nor impacted but its very

hard to live with the smell of anal glands

on your furniture, carpet or bedding.

The surgery is delicate and care needs

to be taken working around the anal

area to ensure you don’t damage any

nerves risking the complication or fecal

incontinence. Like with anything, the

more you do the better you get at it and

at the end of the day your dog can easily

live without his glands, BUT can you live

that smell.

Dr Michele McMaster

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Students go shopping for a cause

A SHOPPING spree isn’t

necessarily common during a

school day, but for four Selwyn

House School students, it was

all part of a mall mission with

meaning.

Year 8 students Qiana, Mia,

Narin and Lillie have taken on

a project to provide care packages

for women and children in

Women’s Refuge shelters.

The group are part of the

school’s Innovation Hub, which

sees students come

up with innovative and authentic

projects to improve their school

or the wider community.

Prior to lockdown, the group

decided to focus on supporting

women and children while taking

refuge. When Covid-19 hit

and schools closed down, the

project was put on hold.

“While we were in lockdown we

started thinking about how the

resources for play and learning

we had at home helped to make

things easier for us, but that some

children might not be so lucky.

“So when we got back to school

we contacted Women’s Refuge and

they suggested that some activity

packs for children would be really

helpful,” Qiana said.

The packs were donated to the

Battered Women’s Trust who

empower women to create a safe,

KINDNESS: Lillie, (left), Mia, Sarah, of Battered Women’s Trust, Qiana and Narin with children’s

activity packs which were donated to the trust. ​

healthy life for themselves and

their children, free from family

violence.

“Sarah from the Battered

Women’s Trust explained that,

since Covid-19, they had not

been able to provide toys to

families like they normally

would because of the risk of

spreading germs,” said Mia.

“We thought about how hard

that would be, especially for

children who might have to leave

their own toys at home when

they went to Women’s Refuge.

“So we started looking for

some sponsors to help us create

individual activity packs that

can be given to children when

they arrive at a shelter.”

Kmart answered the students’

call for help, providing a voucher

to be spent in-store, and

the students have now created

more than 18 care packages for

various ages and hope to make

more.

Sarah, from the Battered

Women’s Trust, said the donated

packs will be much appreciated

and a wonderful way to support

other young people in the community.

“We were blown away by the

thoughtfulness of Lillie, Mia,

Qiana and Narin and their

awareness of our services in the

community,” said Sarah.

“The activity packs are an ideal

way to put a smile on a child’s

face at such a stressful time for

the family.”

Selwyn House teacher and

Innovation Hub leader Fiona

McKenzie said the hub gave

students the freedom to pursue

meaningful projects based on

their own passions.

“These girls identified a

genuine issue in our own

community, worked as a team to

find a solution, and applied their

can-do attitude to making their

solution happen,” she said.

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NOR’WEST PROPERTY UPDATE

Is now the right time to sell?

As we wake up to single digit

temperatures and look out the window

at almost non-stop rain it may seem

like completely the wrong time of year

to consider putting the house on the

market.

However, as Karen Ellis, owner of Ray

White Bishopdale points out, in fact this

is an ideal time.

“There are not so many properties

on the market at present, but plenty of

potential buyers, which we can see from

the numbers coming to our open homes.

“The demand is there now, and if you

waited until spring there may be more

competition from other sellers,” Karen

says.

Of course, taking your home to market

requires some preparation, and at this

time of year what’s most appealing to

potential buyers is a home that’s warm

and dry, she says. Condensation, or

leaves blocking drains and guttering can

be off-putting to potential buyers.

Buyers will understand the garden won’t

be at its best but adding a few pops of

colour with winter annuals can enhance

its appearance.

Inside, a light, bright house is always

more attractive, so keep the blinds open

and drapes pulled back, with fresh

flowers on the coffee table to set the

scene.

Having the carpets cleaned will also

create a fresher, brighter environment,

Karen says, and

she advises kitchen, bathroom and

laundry surfaces be kept clean and

uncluttered.

Beyond the basic cleaning and

freshening-up, staging has become a

popular way of presenting a home for

sale and this can make a big difference,

Karen says.

“It has become more cost-effective but

get quotes from the different staging

companies and find out what they offer

before you decide who to use.”

Staging can be especially helpful if the

house is empty, as some people find it

hard to visualise what furniture will fit

into the various spaces and how rooms

will look when they are furnished, Karen

says.

“Whether you are living there or not, a

well-presented home may attract a higher

price and may also sell quicker,” she says.

Another aspect to keep in mind when

preparing your property for sale is the

target market – who are the potential

Karen Ellis, Ray White Bishopdale owner

buyers and what will they be expecting.

This is important if you are considering

whether to spend money on replacing

the carpet or repainting the interior, for

example. If it is a family home, installing

a new kitchen or bathroom may not be

a good idea as potential purchasers may

have different ideas about colour and

style, and you may not recoup the full

cost. The question is, are you making

the home more valuable or just more

sellable?

However, a fresh cost of paint on the

front door or a new letterbox could be

the finishing touch that clinches the deal.

So, if you have selling on your mind

either now or in the future, Karen and

her team at Ray White Bishopdale will

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appointment give them a call on

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Addressing the needs of disabled

• By Bea Gooding

LIVING WITH an invisible

disability produces its own

challenges, but it’s often an

uphill battle when it comes to

being treated as equal to others.

With Covid-19 throwing

more Cantabrians into financial

uncertainty, getting a job

and retaining it while having

disabilities such as Asperger’s

syndrome, attention deficit

hyperactivity disorder and

autism turns the experience into

an ordeal.

Facing discrimination and his

own struggles with Asperger’s

inspired disability advocate

Nick Stoneman to start the NZ

Disability Advisory Trust.

“We provide support for

those with neurological mental

health disorders, foetal alcohol

syndrome and now, physical disabilities,”

he said.

“The diagnosis pathway is convoluted,

so there needs to be an

agency on the ground that can

do advocacy work.”

The trust provided referrals to

appropriate agencies and advocated

for clients to the Ministry

of Social Development, along

with personal assessments before

a diagnosis.

It also held presentations and

workshops to further educate

those accessing their services.

Getting diagnosed by a mental

health professional was difficult

in itself; sometimes taking two

years for a child to get an assessment

which could result in a late

diagnosis.

Said Mr Stoneman: “It’s really

hard to get a diagnosis, they

[mental health] just refuse to talk

about it.

“The disability sector has been

ignored, we don’t get our voices

heard and we’re often underrepresented.

There’s just nowhere

to go.

“In NZ there’s about 90,000

adults on the spectrum between

the ages of 18 to 65.”

Although the lockdown was

difficult for some, Mr Stoneman

said the disability community

struggled in particular due to the

ADVOCATE:

Nick Stoneman

founded the

NZ Disability

Advisory Trust

to address

“injustices” in

the disability

community.

PHOTO: GEOFF

SLOAN

rapidly changing environment.

“One of the biggest barriers

is change, especially in routines

and social isolation. Some don’t

cope well in a new environment,”

he said.

Even though Mr Stoneman’s

Asperger’s – a form of autism

– was mild, he said coping was

another story.

“It’s actually really difficult

to cope because I’m reliant on

others, but overall it’s definitely

been a learning experience,” he

said.

“I’m now an autism educator

and I talk in the community;

it’s not as much of a stigma as it

used to be.”

The trust has kept him busy

over the last few months – a job

he can truly enjoy without fear of

discrimination.

“It’s a struggle to get jobs and

even harder to keep it by being

put in situations where we have

to reveal [symptoms], then face

discrimination.”

This often discouraged people

to seek employment in the first

place, contributing to a higher

number of the community on

benefits.

He encouraged more people

to get involved and support the

trust to educate themselves and

understand the importance of

inclusion.

Said Mr Stoneman: “We

want people to engage and

to be treated like normal,

everyday people. Showing

more compassion and working

alongside us in a professional

field is helpful.

“Start acknowledging that

mental disabilities actually exists

and that it’s not just limited to

the physical [disabilities].”

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MASTER PLAN

A Master Plan for the redevelopment of Burnside High School

was approved recently by the Board of Trustees and is now

awaiting sign off from the Ministry of Education. As part of the

Canterbury Schools’ Rebuild Programme, $19.1 million has been

allocated to our school for Stage 1 of our redevelopment. The

Master Plan is the culmination of 12 months’ work, will inform

the redevelopment of our campus over the next 20 years – an

important and exciting prospect for the school. Once signed

off by the Ministry of Education, and priorities set, we begin the

staged building design processes.

The architects, Baldasso Cortese Nordanus (BCN), have extensive

experience with school rebuilds and refurbishments in both

New Zealand and Australia. With oversight by the Ministry of

Education, BCN has consulted widely on learning spaces, building

locations, landscaping, links between buildings, school entrances,

parking, and internal flows of people around the school. While

there will be construction of new learning spaces, water-tightness

problems will be addressed and existing spaces refurbished, with

the aim of aligning all learning spaces to future need. Completed

in stages, the work will be completed over five years.

The Aurora Centre was upgraded in 2018, and the Hunter Gym

and Cross Gym in 2019. These projects, enormous in scope, were

the first steps in our school’s redevelopment. It is envisaged

that by September 2021, a start will be made on a new Science

and Technology Block that will include 26 learning spaces. Also

planned for 2021 is an upgrade of our school swimming pool,

resurfacing of courts, and the creation of a new drop off, pick

up point on Memorial Avenue. Plans are underway to minimise

the impact on students and staff during this first stage of our

redevelopment plan.

This is an exciting opportunity for BHS to enhance its facilities

and provide the best possible campus for our school community.

Phil Holstein

Principal

WINTER SPORTS

Much to the delight of our students,

the Canterbury Secondary Schools’

Wednesday winter sport season kicked

off on 24 June, ensuring that after a

delayed start the winter sport season

for Burnside High School has continued

gaining momentum. Many of our sports

teams are also enjoying competing in

local community competitions and the

commencement of a final few sports

in Term 3 will see our winter sports

programme hit full speed.

Early in Term 3, we will hold our school

Cross Country, allowing us to select

students to represent Burnside High

School at a Regional and National

level. Whilst there was a great deal of

disappointment with the majority of the

NZ and South Island Secondary Schools’

Winter Tournament Week events being cancelled, our Girls and

Boys 1st XI Hockey teams, Girls Football and the Senior A Netball

team are looking forward to competing in regional tournaments

over those dates (31 August - 04th September). The Ice Hockey

team will also be travelling to Dunedin to compete in a regional

tournament during that week. The Thomson (Boys) and Whelan

(Girls) Basketball Trophy competitions are now in full swing, and

competitive and social Basketball is once again proving extremely

popular, expertly managed by our Basketball Coordinator, Adam

Morgan.

We are enormously proud of all our 52 teams and 187 individual

competitors who are representing Burnside High School across

21 different sporting codes and are looking forward to watching

them compete throughout this winter sport season.

UNIFORM SHOP

The Burnside High School PTA

Uniform Shop is situated in

A Block, adjacent to the

staff car park off Greers

Road. The shop stocks a

full range of new uniform

items along with second

hand items. Opening

Hours are Monday

lunchtime 1.00-2.00pm

and Tuesday after school

2.45-4.00pm.

Payment is by cash, eftpos

and debit card only

- no credit cards.

www.burnside.school.nz/uniform/

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CONTINUING EDUCATION

Term 3 at Papanui

High School

TALENT: Paparoa Street School musicians and artists.

Art with a feel-good factor

• From page 1

“We wanted to

showcase arts with a feelgood

factor, we’ve been

through a significant

time in our lives so this

brings people together,”

she said.

During the lockdown,

the original task was to

create the artwork for a

virtual exhibition, but the

audience was limited to

the school community.

“These kids have done

an amazing job, so when

we came back to school

after the lockdown I

thought, why don’t we

take it to the community?”

Mrs Stokes was proud

of the whole-school effort

and believed it was important

to foster themes

COLOURFUL: Neve Browning, year 5 with her

artwork Belonging. PHOTOS: GEOFF SLOAN

of belonging and kindness,

especially through

art.

“Art really encompasses

so much, it’s a sense of

well-being and we need

it now more than ever to

connect with each other,”

she said.

“Being creative is

an important part of

learning.”

Whether you are wanting to learn

something new to improve your fitness,

to challenge yourself, for relaxation, or to

master a new skill Papanui High School

offers plenty of choices for everyone in

their Term 3 Adult Education Programme.

We offer a wide range of classes such as

cooking, crafts, languages, fitness and

photography etc . Our tutors are wellqualified

in their chosen field and wanting

to help make your learning experience

rewarding. We are confident regardless of

your age, or interest, you will find a course

that will give you the opportunity to

extend your personal skills and knowledge

and meet some new people in an enjoyable

friendly environment.

Our Term 3 classes begin week of 27

July and a full list can be found on our

website https://www.papanui.school.

nz/com-ed/categories for further

information and enrolment please email

Barbara Roper rpb@papanui.school.nz

or telephone our office on 033520701.

Paige in charge

Six-year-old Paige McLeod was made the owner of a supermarket in

what was a shared birthday treat. The Bryndwr girl spent her birthday

running the West Melton Four Square store, marking the brand’s

96th anniversary. Paige’s mother, Kylie Phaup-Stephens said it was a

birthday to remember. “It was a really, really cool day. Paige was a bit

shy at first but she really warmed to it and I couldn’t get her out of the

shop in the end.” A Four Square spokeswoman said when they found

out about Paige being their biggest fan, they decided to make it a

special birthday for her.


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CONTINUING EDUCATION

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Learning returns

to the heart of

the city

The WEA is delighted to be opening

its doors again for the return of adult

and community educational classes

this coming term. During lockdown a

shortened programme of 20 online items

was offered free of charge. The 300+

registrations showed there was a real

desire to keep learning through the

crisis. Wendy Butcher from the CWEA

Council (governance team) said that

“for some of our members with limited

computer knowledge, learning online

was a huge challenge, we commend

those in our community who embraced

technologies like Zoom and showed

their determination to stay connected”.

Now that people can be back in the

building however, there is a real sense

of the importance of face to face

interactions: for learning, for depth of

communication and for well-being.

There is an exciting programme

of events and courses on offer,

from: Looking and Understanding

Polynesian Art to Understanding the

Treaty of Waitangi in 2020. To find

out more visit cwea.org.nz or pick

up a programme from 59 Gloucester

street in the central city.

89 year old

Ivan Hibberd –

participating in

a zoom class.

Christchurch

School of Music

The Chinese philosopher, Confucius

said long ago “Music produces a kind of

pleasure which human nature cannot do

without”. Playing an instrument has many

benefits and can bring a great deal of joy

to the performer and the listener. Studies

continue to prove that participating in

musical activities, has many positive

effects on the brain as well as a student’s

health and well-being. Some of the proven

benefits include:

1) Increased memory capacity

2) Improved language ability

3) Increased empathy

4) Improved self-confidence

5) Increased attention span and focus

6) Self-discipline

The Christchurch School of Music is

a family-oriented community aimed at

providing quality music education in and

around Christchurch.

On a Saturday morning the whole family

can find something to

suit. Preschool and

junior school children

can start their musical

journey by joining

in our “Take Off

with Music” classes

while older children and adults may

opt for lessons on a specific instrument

(including voice). Those who already play

are welcome to join in one of the great

ensembles which all take part in regular

concerts.

Age is no limit - our Late Starters

programme provides the opportunity for

adults to learn an instrument and join an

ensemble with other like-minded adults.

If Saturday isn’t an option, CSM also

offers a range of weekday opportunities

for learning and playing music and, if

affordability is an issue, CSM may be

able to offer a discount through funding

provided by the Rata Foundation and

CERT.

Term 3 starts on Saturday 25 July and

we can take new enrolments in most

instruments and ensembles.

Please contact us via our website www.

csm.org.nz and let us start you on a

musical journey that will bring pleasure

for a lifetime.


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CONTINUING EDUCATION

Risingholme’s Adult and

Community Education

Courses for Term 3 2020

Did you have plans to learn something new in Term 2 but your plans were disrupted?

Did you develop a new interest during lock down and want to learn more?

Or have you simply missed getting out and about?

Enrolling in a Risingholme course maybe the

solution you are looking for. Risingholme has

over 89 courses on offer ranging from Art & Craft,

Exercise, Wellbeing & Health, Fabric Arts, Food

& Cooking, Languages, Music, Pottery and Wood

Crafts. Check out our website www.risingholme.

org.nz

Risingholme Community Centre is fully

operational, and we are currenting taking

enrolments for Term 3 courses starting the week

of 27 July. Due to the cancellation of our Term 2

programme, many of our courses for Term 3 are

almost full so don’t delay, enrol now to secure your

place.

We also have a number of new courses being

offered this term.

• Dollmaking Journey Course. Here’s your

opportunity to learn about the tradition and

therapeutic benefits of dollmaking using hand

stitching and all natural materials.

• Saturday Woodworking Course. Do you have a

wood project to make and not enough time – then

the Saturday Woodwork Course run over three

weeks may be ideal!

• Pattern Drafting Courses. Do you have a love

of sewing but want that perfect fitting garment?

Learn how to draft a pattern block to your own

measurements. Once you have your block learn

how to develop your own patterns – you won’t

be disappointed!

Our full range of courses and their

locations can be viewed on our website

www.risingholme.org.nz

If you have an enquiry, please do not hesitate

to email us at info@risingholme.org.nz or

telephone the office on 03 332 7359.

Course brochures are available at the

Risingholme office and CCC public libraries.

Spaces are limited in some courses, enrol now

and avoid disappointment!

www.risingholme.org.nz/courses/

Adult and Community Education Term 3, 2020

Come learn with us

Risingholme Community Centre offers

a wide range of short courses, each term,

at a range of venues.

Risingholme Community Centre

Art (Creative Arts, Mixed Media, Watercolour, Painting with Acrylics,

Drawing & Sketching), Embroidery, Fabric & Craft Skills, Guitar, Pottery,

Sewing Skills, Upholstery, Using your Overlocker, Sewing Retreat, Yoga,

Wood Sculpture, Woodwork, Woodwork for Women, Zentangle, Printmaking,

Fermented Foods, Plastics Free, Te Reo Maori, Patchwork and Quilting, ESOL

Intensive Level 2-3, NZ Sign Language, Dollmaking, Pattern Drafting, Reiki.

Christchurch Girls’ High School

Sewing Skills, Te Reo Maori, Watercolour Painting, Drawing & Sketching,

German Language, Painting with Acrylics, Spanish Language, NZ Sign

Language, Pattern Drafting.

Hornby High School

Sewing for Beginners, Te Reo Maori, Crochet, NZ Sign Language.

Riccarton High School

Calligraphy, ESOL English Intermediate, Indian Cooking,

Italian Language, NZ Sign Language, Russian Language, Sewing Skills,

Spanish for Travellers, Te Reo Maori, Egyptian Cooking, Picture Framing,

Mediterranean Cooking, Yoga, Basic Photography.

Full details available on www.risingholme.org.nz

Risingholme office at 22 Cholmondeley Ave, Opawa, Chch

Phone 03 332 7359 | Email info@risingholme.org.nz

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HOME & HEATING

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They use insulated duct to transfer

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for the distance and number of rooms,

without being noisy. The diffusers send

the heat to the floor, not to skim the

across the ceilings. All components are

good quality - designed to operate for

years without problems.

Smooth-Air’s HTUs come in a range

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room system. Circulating air through the

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You can also choose the HTU version

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An average size living room requires 2-4

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Heat transfer units work best where very

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A walk along memory lane

A USAF Sikorsky UH-34 Seahorse helicopter on the tarmac at Christchurch Airport during the opening ceremony of the new terminal building in 1960.

Pupils from Russley

School on the hydroslide

at Sockburn Park in 1986.

(From top) – Lincoln Chung,

Nicholas Clarke, Stephen

Rose, Melissa Hussey, Jacki

Brewer and Melanie Knight.

The Farmers department store and adjoining car park prior to its

opening at Bishopdale Mall in 1971. The design of the store is in

line with changes in retail with fewer display windows.

The Northside Theatre at 39 Main North Rd in Papanui in 1980.

•More photos, p16

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Memorial Ave

in 1959, as

yet unsealed,

showing the

plaque at

the junction

with Clyde Rd

dedicating the

avenue to those

who gave their

lives in World

War 2.

Kendal Ave Post Office

in Burnside, 1965.

Christchurch chief

postmaster J.W Lincoln

(right), deputy-chief

postmaster M Johnson

and Mrs Briggs,

manager of the office.

Cars parked on Ilam Rd outside the student union building at Canterbury

University in 1975.

A family with kites at

Christchurch Airport

in 1958. A USAF

Globemaster, used for

Operation Deep Freeze

flights to the Antarctic is in

the background.

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Director of Orana Park,

Paul Garland, in a cage

on the back of a truck

feeding meat to the lions

in 1976.

A group of pupils from Papanui High School with a

placard reading ‘Is long hair all that bad?’ in protest of

a long hair ban put in place at the school in 1971.

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SENIOR LIVING

Natural vision support

Bilberry and marigold are two natural

herbs with a long history in supporting the

health of the eyes and good vision.

During World War 2, British bomber

pilots reported improved night vision after a

nightly dose of bilberry jam before missions.

Subsequent research suggested that bilberry

extract may improve microcirculation

within the eye, with the most significant

effects found in people with impaired visual

acuity.

Bilberries contain powerful antioxidant

compounds called anthocyanins that may

play a major role in supporting eye health

and even in improving the vision.

One of the main causes of degenerative

eye diseases such as macular degeneration

relates to an increase in free radical activity

that damages healthy cells in the eyes. The

anthocyanins from the bilberry help reduce

this free radical damage that could lead to

serious eye disease.

Bilberry has also been shown to improve

oxygen and blood delivery to the eye,

important factors for maintaining eye

health.

Bilberry is commonly used to support

night vision and alleviate tired eyes,

eye strain and dry eyes. It is considered

beneficial for most eye conditions, including

cataracts, disorders of the retina, and to

prevent eye problems, especially in people

with diabetes or high blood pressure.

The retina is a thin layer of tissue at

the back of the eye that transforms light

information into neural signals for the brain

to see images.

The retina is very fragile and can be

damaged by bright light, especially blue

light. Computer monitors, cellphones,

electronic notebooks, televisions, LED and

fluorescent lighting all emit significant

amounts of blue light and may have long

term effects on the retina.

The carotenoid lutein, as found in marigold

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RAY WHITE PAPANUI NEWS

Property Sellers Take Control – Get a

Building Report Prior to Going to Market!

One of the very first things I would

do as a property seller would be to

get a building report done on my own

property. Why would you do that you

ask? Wouldn’t we normally go under

offer with a contract and then the

buyers get their own building report

done?

A large majority of the time where

something causes a contract to crash

it will be the building report condition

(another reason would be cancelling

on the finance condition, which by

coincidence might also be declined on

a building report the bank isn’t happy

with).

I have had many previous sellers

who hand on heart could vouch that

‘their property’ had ‘no known issues’

which is what they truly believed at

that time, and then a building report

has brought up unknown issues

which hold up, or worse, cause the

purchaser to cancel the contract.

That’s devastating.

Often things come up that you would

never imagine. Have you heard of

‘Dux Quest’ plumbing (this is a no

go for insurance), does your open

plan living have beams where walls

were removed by previous owners,

were your EQC repairs done up to

standard (a repair sign-off doesn’t

mean yes), is your ceiling insulation

over your inset non-LED lights,

is there a slow leak somewhere

you didn’t realise, and for some

properties, are your floors level?

Building report issues brought up

during the due diligence period

creates nothing but stress, stress and

more stress and often reductions are

taken off the agreed purchase price

for an issue(s) that might have been

easily and more cheaply fixed before

going to the market when a seller has

time on their side.

For the $500-$600 approximate

(depending on the size of your

property and detail of the report)

spent on getting a building report

before you go to market you could

save yourself sleepless nights, a

whole lot of stress and a reduction on

your sale price.

Yes, buyers may still choose to get

their own report done additional to

yours and sometimes their lawyer

and lender encourage them to get

their own which is fine (and this

would be at their cost of course)

but at least you know as a seller the

likelihood of anything major coming

up as an issue is very low as you have

already had the property looked at.

Strike a Pose! Make Sure Your

Rental Property Stands Out

From The Competition

By getting your own pre-sale building

report done you give yourself the

opportunity to:

a) fix anything prior to going to

market, in your own time and with

the opportunity to get proper quotes,

book in tradespeople etc, or

b) to disclose to purchasers that

something needs repair/remedy/

maintenance which hasn’t been

done, or won’t be done. Your agent

can write this into the contract also.

Buyers often don’t mind if they are

told there is something that needs

doing, they will usually just factor

this into their offer amount and

then carry on from there. It’s when

surprises come up that the issues can

start.

This investment at the beginning of

the selling process could turn out

to be the best money you have ever

spent. And if you pay for a pre-selling

building report only for nothing to be

found, remember this is a good thing!

Vanessa Golightly,

Business Owner

and Licensee Agent

Ray White Papanui

027 664 9292

Feature Property

Vanessa Golightly

Licensee Agent &

Business Owner

027 664 9292

Stuart Morris

Business Owner

& Auctioneer

027 422 6395

Tracy Thomson

Licensee Salesperson

027 440 3035

Claire Morris

Licensee Agent &

Business Owner

027 662 4822

Katrina Green

Operations Manager

Property Management

027 606 0030

Tania Ikin

Licensee Salesperson

022 509 2755

When advertising your property for

rent, whether yourself or via your

property manager it is very important

to present your investment property

to its absolute best!

This starts with photography. Ensure

the property is free of clutter, with

the lawns and gardens nice and tidy.

The photographs need to showcase

to prospective tenants the best parts

of the property, particularly living

rooms, kitchen and bathrooms, and of

course outdoor living.

It is important also that the photos

are the right dimension, for example

rental listings on Trademe.co.nz

require only landscape photos.

Portrait images will not display

correctly and don’t present well.

Bright and well focused photos are

also key.

It is also important to provide enough

photos to get people’s interest and

some informative text about the

property outlining not only the

features but the benefits of living

there too. If you have lived in the

property yourself, what did you like

most about living there? Make sure

you pass that on in the property

description.

If you can, employ a professional

photographer. At Ray White Morris

and Co Property Management we

want to make our clients rental

properties stand out from the

competition, and great photos

make this happen. We employ a

professional photographer to capture

all of our new rental listings, and the

response from prospective tenants

has been fantastic.

To find out more tips on marketing

your rental to its full potential please

feel free to give me a call. I look

forward to sharing more with you.

Katrina Green,

Operations Manager

Property Management

027 606 0030

4 Jackmin Lane, Burwood

Vanessa Golightly

Just Sold

195 Springs Road, Hornby

Vanessa Golightly

Ashleigh Pattullo

Licensee Salesperson

027 865 9672

Estelle Schuurman

Property Manager

Joy Coughlan

Mortgage Broker

027 223 3572

Olivia Hendry

Executive Assistant

Allie McConnell

Property Management

Assistant

Level 1, 7 Winston Avenue, Papanui

Phone (03) 352 0567 | rwpapanui.co.nz | /RayWhitePapanui Morris & Co Limited | Licenced REAA 2008

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