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THURSDAY, JULY <strong>16</strong>, <strong>2020</strong><br />

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Cancer<br />

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• By Bea Gooding<br />

SHEILA HAILSTONE’S battle with<br />

breast cancer inspired her to chronicle the<br />

experience in a new inspirational book and<br />

plans to donate its profits towards cancer<br />

research.<br />

As a seven-year metastatic breast cancer<br />

survivor, she wrote Dancing around Cancer<br />

to uplift and inspire those on their own<br />

journey with the disease.<br />

The book presented reflections in haibun,<br />

a form of haiku poems which followed<br />

her story of undergoing treatment and her<br />

subsequent pilgrimage on the Camino de<br />

Santiago in Spain.<br />

Hailstone said she was “delighted” to be<br />

able to release the book in the hopes that it<br />

would support other people.<br />

“I’ve had a lot of positive feedback, but<br />

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In the Fendalton-Waimairi-<br />

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“Anecdotal feedback from<br />

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the past year,” the plan reads.<br />

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Thursday <strong>July</strong> <strong>16</strong> <strong>2020</strong> 3<br />

<strong>News</strong><br />

Skate park to get extension<br />

BEGINNERS WILL be able<br />

to join in the fun following a<br />

decision to extend the St Albans<br />

skate park.<br />

The Papanui-Innes<br />

Community Board has approved<br />

the extension following feedback<br />

from local residents concerned<br />

that the park does not cater to<br />

beginner skateboarders and<br />

scooter users.<br />

The extension at St Albans Park<br />

will utilise the current gravel area,<br />

with work expected to start on the<br />

landscape plan<br />

in October.<br />

The local<br />

community, St<br />

Albans School<br />

and skate jam<br />

participants<br />

have all<br />

contributed<br />

Emma Norrish<br />

design ideas.<br />

Community board<br />

chairwoman Emma Norrish<br />

said there has been a great<br />

deal of community support<br />

for the change, with many<br />

people wanting additional skate<br />

elements to help beginners<br />

improve their skills.<br />

“We can see the positive role<br />

that skateboarding can play<br />

in community unity,” said Ms<br />

Norrish.<br />

“Skateboarding is very much a<br />

mainstream urban sport today,<br />

UPGRADE: A proposal to revamp the St Albans skate park has been approved. The park will now<br />

cater for beginner riders.<br />

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helping to keep young people<br />

healthy and active while also<br />

encouraging creativity and<br />

boosting confidence.<br />

“We have collaborated with<br />

our community to better<br />

meet local needs and deliver<br />

an accessible skate park that<br />

suits all ages and our diverse<br />

neighbourhood.<br />

“By creating a skater-friendly<br />

area and ensuring that other<br />

park users also have suitable<br />

space, St Albans Park can<br />

be enjoyed by the whole<br />

community.”<br />

Following changes to the<br />

initial concept plan, two walnut<br />

trees will be moved to a more<br />

suitable area while proposed<br />

seating will be shifted near a<br />

shady section where people can<br />

still watch the skate park users.<br />

A low pyramid, wollie ledge<br />

and rectangular grind rail will<br />

replace the skate area’s double<br />

rollover bumps while a cork-type<br />

surface laid behind the quarter<br />

pipe over the mound will protect<br />

the skate area from gravel.<br />

A small barrier section at the<br />

top of the hipped quarter pipe<br />

will also protect pedestrians<br />

using the nearby path.<br />

The extension will be<br />

completed by April next year.<br />

Board lays<br />

out priorities<br />

for north-west<br />

• From page 1<br />

Another priority for the board<br />

is the installation of bins at high<br />

usage parks such as Abberley<br />

Park, Bishopdale Park and<br />

Avonhead Park.<br />

“Over-flowing rubbish bins in<br />

our parks is a constant issue. The<br />

solar-powered Big Belly bins have<br />

a built-in compactor that crushes<br />

the rubbish, giving them a capacity<br />

six times greater than a standard<br />

waste bin,” the plan reads.<br />

The board also plans to increase<br />

improved access to on-street<br />

parking for residents in Russley<br />

and Roydvale after regularly receiving<br />

complaints from the community<br />

around a lack of parking.<br />

Other priorities include the<br />

demolition of Old Caretaker’s<br />

House at Burnside Park, an upgrade<br />

or replacement of the public<br />

toilets at Bishopdale Mall, construction<br />

of a shared footpath on<br />

Gardiners Rd from Wilkinsons<br />

Rd to Sawyers Arm Rd and an upgrade<br />

of the toilets and changing<br />

facilities at Nunweek Park.<br />

Fixing the water flow issues<br />

with the Ilam stream, an upgrade<br />

of playing fields at Tulett Park<br />

and investigation into the possible<br />

usage of land next to it have also<br />

been cited as priorities.<br />

<br />

<br />

The withdrawal of a consent<br />

application to store 40,000 bales<br />

of waste, including domestic<br />

rubbish and commercial rubbish<br />

from hospitals and schools, on a<br />

site in Belfast close to houses, a<br />

large aquifer and a stream, a meat<br />

works and a cemetery, is great<br />

news for our community.<br />

The announcement, made at the<br />

end of last month, has brought<br />

huge relief to residents, who were<br />

concerned about odour, vermin<br />

and leaching from the proposed<br />

site in Blakes Road.<br />

In March, residents packed out<br />

the Belfast Rugby Football Club at<br />

my public meeting to voice their<br />

concerns to Environment<br />

Canterbury.<br />

ECan set up a live webpage on<br />

their website to keep residents<br />

updated. The news last month that<br />

the project won’t<br />

<br />

go ahead on the<br />

Belfast site has been welcomed by<br />

<br />

the community.<br />

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Thursday <strong>July</strong> <strong>16</strong> <strong>2020</strong><br />

<strong>News</strong><br />

Dangerous intersection to get fix<br />

Cancer survivor’s new book inspires courage<br />

• From page 1<br />

The reality of cancer treatment<br />

was “harsh,” including nausea,<br />

pain and hair loss, which was<br />

why she wanted people to “have a<br />

laugh” and enjoy the book in spite<br />

of what they were going through.<br />

Her experiences ultimately<br />

led to the decision to do the<br />

Camino de Santiago pilgrimage<br />

after watching The Way – a film<br />

about a grieving father who also<br />

• By Louis Day<br />

A BISHOPDALE intersection<br />

which is among the city’s 50 most<br />

dangerous will get a $150,000<br />

makeover.<br />

The Wairakei and Grahams<br />

Rd intersection’s current layout<br />

has resulted in a number of car<br />

crashes and is described by the<br />

city council as a source of “much<br />

driver frustration.”<br />

The city council is now planning<br />

to rectify some of the issues<br />

with the intersection in 2022.<br />

The current configuration<br />

of the intersection results in<br />

late lane changing as vehicles<br />

approach it with drivers going<br />

straight often making a lastminute<br />

decision on which lane to<br />

use depending on which way the<br />

vehicle in front indicates.<br />

The new lane layout will provide<br />

a dedicated right turn lane<br />

walked this route.<br />

She said the film struck a<br />

chord with her as she was also<br />

grieving the loss of her husband<br />

who died in a car crash in 1997.<br />

Many embarked on this path<br />

for spiritual growth which often<br />

took weeks to achieve.<br />

In spite of the blisters on her<br />

feet, she said it was a meaningful<br />

journey with many insights and<br />

revelations.<br />

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on each approach to the intersection<br />

as well as a shared straight<br />

and left lane to prevent this from<br />

happening.<br />

The intersection is currently<br />

“It’s just the people you meet<br />

and the connections you make;<br />

the value of it was taking some<br />

time out and focusing on the<br />

walking and talking,” she said.<br />

Hailstone is an awardwinning<br />

speaker and established<br />

the Papanui based Christchurch<br />

Women’s Toastmasters and<br />

Boaters Toastmasters club,<br />

where she often raised awareness<br />

around the importance of<br />

DANGER: There have been 12<br />

accidents at the Grahams and<br />

Wairakei Rds intersection over<br />

the last five years.<br />

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN<br />

the city’s 45th most high-risk<br />

and there have been 12 accidents<br />

there within the last five years,<br />

four were serious and the other<br />

eight were recorded as minor or<br />

non-injury accidents.<br />

One of the most recent serious<br />

crashes at the intersection<br />

involved a car making a<br />

right turn hitting two elderly<br />

pedestrians on the crosswalk.<br />

finding a kinder alternative to<br />

cancer treatment.<br />

Last month, she won the New<br />

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NOR’WEST NEWS<br />

Safe traffic<br />

network<br />

a priority<br />

• By Louis Day<br />

ENCOURAGING a “safe<br />

traffic network that supports<br />

a connected community” will<br />

be one of the Papanui-Innes<br />

Community Board’s priorities for<br />

the remainder of the term.<br />

The board’s <strong>2020</strong>-2022 plan<br />

sets out that it will achieve this by<br />

engaging with and supporting the<br />

community on local transport issues,<br />

with particular attention being<br />

paid to the effects of the Christchurch<br />

Northern Corridor and the<br />

increasing development of Papanui.<br />

It also plans on advocating for<br />

traffic lights at the Greers and<br />

Langdons Rds intersection and<br />

improvements to address Northern<br />

Line cycleway safety concerns.<br />

The board is also prioritising<br />

a push for improvements and<br />

increased support to community<br />

facilities across its jurisdiction.<br />

This will include advocating<br />

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Thursday <strong>July</strong> <strong>16</strong> <strong>2020</strong> 5<br />

<strong>News</strong><br />

Airport Ambassadors celebrate 10 years<br />

• By Bea Gooding<br />

WHETHER IT’S to help<br />

frantic passengers locate<br />

missing luggage or providing<br />

expertise on what makes the<br />

city so special, the Christchurch<br />

Airport Ambassadors are the<br />

first point of call.<br />

Volunteers at the airport’s<br />

ambassador programme work<br />

hard to help visitors find their<br />

feet in the city and beyond, and<br />

are now celebrating their 10th<br />

year of service.<br />

The group initially started off<br />

with <strong>16</strong> ambassadors, but that<br />

number has grown to nearly 50,<br />

who come from all walks of life<br />

and have a passion to serve others.<br />

Ian McDonald, 74, has been<br />

an ambassador for the last eight<br />

years and said the best part<br />

about the job was its spontaneity<br />

and the lifelong friendships he’s<br />

made.<br />

“Every day is different. I’ve<br />

been involved in other community<br />

groups, but the airport has<br />

to be the top one,” he said.<br />

“When people come off planes<br />

really stressed, like if they’ve arrived<br />

and their luggage has gone<br />

missing - you’ve just got to turn<br />

those people around and make<br />

them feel better.<br />

He said it was satisfying being<br />

able to help people in times of<br />

great stress, especially when they<br />

had no family or friends in the<br />

area.<br />

An ambassador’s role included<br />

answering any questions travellers<br />

had about where to locate<br />

things in the airport, what<br />

activities Canterbury had to offer<br />

and to help sort out any issues<br />

such as last-minute accommodation<br />

or transport.<br />

With international travel<br />

restrictions not set to change for<br />

the time being, the volunteers<br />

were not able to resume their<br />

posts at the airport since before<br />

the lockdown began.<br />

Mr McDonald was eager to<br />

get back into the job, but he was<br />

grateful he could still meet up for<br />

a coffee with the other volunteers<br />

while there was no work.<br />

Said Mr McDonald: “They’re<br />

a great bunch of people, they all<br />

want to be there to help and it<br />

makes a difference.<br />

“Once you retire, you don’t just<br />

SERVICE: The Christchurch<br />

Airport Ambassador<br />

programme has celebrated its<br />

tenth anniversary, who provide<br />

crucial support for travellers<br />

visiting the region and beyond.<br />

want to sit down and read library<br />

books all day. You’ve got to keep<br />

active, have interaction with<br />

other people and give back to the<br />

community.”<br />

Park to Plane support manager<br />

Jacqui Robertson said the programme<br />

was established during<br />

major redevelopments of the<br />

airport’s terminal.<br />

“Every time someone arrived,<br />

the layout inside was different so<br />

they needed people to help direct<br />

travellers who were bit lost,” she<br />

said.<br />

The more people they assisted,<br />

it became more apparent that<br />

the service needed to become a<br />

permanent fixture.<br />

Although there were no international<br />

visitors, she said this<br />

would not make a difference in<br />

their services now that they were<br />

catering for domestic travellers.<br />

“They make the airport a<br />

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Island,” said Ms Robertson.<br />

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Wellness<br />

a total body approach<br />

Sore Feet?<br />

we can help!<br />

From its warm and inviting beauty spa in<br />

Avonhead, Lovoir Skin Body and Beauty<br />

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everything from advanced skin treatments<br />

for rapid skin changing results to regular<br />

maintenance, beauty and relaxation<br />

treatments.<br />

Spa Director Teresa Sime recommends<br />

winter to be the time for intensive<br />

skin treatments “We have the lowest<br />

amount of UV rays during the Winter<br />

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At Lovoir Skin Body and Beauty, the<br />

therapists like to alternate intense skin<br />

treatments with holistic relaxation<br />

treatments. This not only gives the skin<br />

time to rejuvenate naturally but it also<br />

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mention the mental benefits<br />

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yourself.<br />

“Whatever your<br />

treatment journey<br />

requires; your time with<br />

us is simply that; your<br />

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Are your feet hurting? Do they get tired? Do you<br />

have corns, ingrown toenails, pains through the<br />

arches? We can help. People take their feet for<br />

granted, until they are in a lot of pain, and then try<br />

to seek help for them.<br />

Feet experience daily abuse from the way people<br />

walk, the shape of their arches, the shoes you<br />

wear, and the pressure we put on them from<br />

various activities, both at work and from daily<br />

living. The effects of getting older also plays a part<br />

in the pains and discomfort one experiences. It is<br />

generally not until the pain is unbearable that they<br />

seek help.<br />

The Papanui Foot Clinic has been established<br />

for 26 years. Our focus is to provide the most<br />

thorough care possible. Ian Graham is the<br />

principal podiatrist, and has been working along<br />

side Anna Brown for the last 7 years. We have<br />

now been joined by Tim Sander QSM. Tim has<br />

been a podiatrist for over 30 years, working in<br />

his own practice on the Kapiti Coast and then<br />

in Wellington, so is hugely experienced in all<br />

aspects of podiatry care. Tim worked in the special<br />

diabetic foot clinic in Wellington hospital. With<br />

his love of cricket teams, he developed close<br />

liaisons with sporting teams in the area helping<br />

with a wide range of cricket players, triathletes,<br />

and football players. His knowledge about sports<br />

injuries in the feet and legs is vast. Tim also<br />

worked with the New Zealand Ballet. This was<br />

a special area of work that Tim excelled<br />

in as their foot needs are very<br />

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work.<br />

At the Papanui Foot Clinic, we provide a full foot<br />

assessment to identify any issues. We will then<br />

treat the cause of injury to ensure your feet stay<br />

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Children often don’t complain but require having<br />

their feet assessed, often during their growing<br />

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Services include:<br />

• Treatment of foot and ankle disorders, including<br />

skin and nail conditions (blisters, callus, ingrown<br />

toenails – conservative care and nail edge<br />

resection if appropriate)<br />

• Biomechanical causes of back, hip, knee, leg,<br />

ankle and foot pain<br />

• Prescription of corrective foot orthotics (to fit<br />

sports and/or fashion shoes)<br />

• Advice on appropriate strength or stretching<br />

requirements, and training programs<br />

• Advice on each person’s specific requirements<br />

in running shoes / football boots and other<br />

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Phone: 03 358 8410<br />

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Survive & Thrive<br />

Tips for a<br />

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• Communication is key, talk to us, your<br />

bank, IRD and your suppliers.<br />

• There are many tax initiatives from IRD<br />

such as building depreciation, loss carry<br />

back.<br />

• Preparation of a cash flow forecast will<br />

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need to go to the bank.<br />

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Raelene and her team are passionate about helping<br />

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• Look for opportunity in<br />

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• Understand your clients and their needs.<br />

• Think about what complementary<br />

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Kim is here to ensure that arranging<br />

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Kim has longstanding relationships<br />

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Whether it’s your first house purchase,<br />

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Kim explains that with interest rates as<br />

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A walk along memory lane<br />

The 1905 photograph shows Daresbury,<br />

67 Fendalton Rd, a 50-room house on 25<br />

acres, designed by S. Hurst Seager and<br />

built between 1897 and 1901 for George<br />

Humphreys, co-founder of the wine and<br />

spirits merchants Fletcher Humphreys.<br />

School children cross at the intersection of Cranford St and Main North Rd<br />

in 1978.<br />

Emily Harrison and Kelly Hamblyn with<br />

school patrol gear at Fendalton School<br />

in 1988.<br />

Aerial view of Christchurch International Airport in the 1990s.<br />

Passengers waiting at Christchurch International Airport<br />

in the 1960s.<br />

A security guard at the entrance gates to the<br />

lion reserve at Orana Park with a shotgun<br />

containing blanks in 1977.<br />

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Specialists advise a vehicle<br />

check as winter sets in<br />

Winter weather can present a range of tricky driving<br />

conditions for motorists – from wet, slippery roads and heavy<br />

frosts to fog and driving rain. That’s why it is important to make<br />

sure your vehicle is in tip-top shape and ready to deal with these<br />

hazards.<br />

The team at Roses Auto Electrical in Cranford Street<br />

recommends checking that your lights and windscreen wipers<br />

are in working order, and to ensure your vehicle will start on<br />

cold mornings they offer free battery and alternator and starter<br />

tests, and free battery fitting.<br />

Their well-equipped workshop includes specialised diagnostic<br />

equipment designed to find any faults with vehicles’ electronics,<br />

air bags or ABS braking system, which the qualified and<br />

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Roses Auto Electrical provides full electrical services for all<br />

makes and models of European, Japanese and light commercial<br />

vehicles. Any time a warning light flashes up on the dashboard,<br />

they advise calling into their workshop to have it checked out.<br />

Roses Auto Electrical has been in business for more than 20<br />

years, and the workshop team are constantly updating their<br />

knowledge with industry training, as well as having the latest<br />

state-of-the-art equipment in the workshop.<br />

The customer comes first for the friendly, professional team<br />

at Roses Auto Electrical, and motorists having their vehicle<br />

serviced there can have confidence in its performance and<br />

safety, especially in cold weather when driving is often more<br />

hazardous.<br />

Roses Auto Electrical is located at 518 Cranford Street,<br />

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Reporter - Christchurch<br />

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12 Thursday <strong>July</strong> <strong>16</strong> <strong>2020</strong><br />

Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz<br />

NOR’WEST NEWS<br />

NOR’WEST PROPERTY UPDATE<br />

Pathway to success<br />

For Maria Paterson, the real estate<br />

industry has proved to be her niche – the<br />

job she was cut out to do. And while the<br />

path to reach it was diverse, every step of<br />

the way was establishing a foundation of<br />

skills that would bring her success in real<br />

estate.<br />

Born and brought up in Hokitika<br />

on the West Coast, Maria moved to<br />

Christchurch in the early 2000s, starting<br />

work in a customer services role at<br />

Countrywide Bank. She left that job after<br />

about six years to have her family, with<br />

three children (now 27, 25 and 18).<br />

Then came the next step on her career<br />

path. Maria was approached by an<br />

insurance broker to join the insurance<br />

business, and starting out in customer<br />

service, over the next nine years she<br />

worked in an advisory role across the full<br />

spectrum of insurance services.<br />

All these experiences were adding<br />

to the deep fund of knowledge and<br />

expertise that she would bring to real<br />

estate. But there was one more important<br />

chapter before that would happen. Maria<br />

joined forces with a friend to purchase<br />

The Store at Tai Tapu, and between them<br />

the pair turned the struggling business<br />

around to become a thriving enterprise.<br />

Mission accomplished, Maria left there<br />

and made her move into real estate. She<br />

joined another brand, spending the next<br />

eight years crafting her skills, knowing<br />

that real estate was where she wanted to<br />

be.<br />

“I’d always had a strong interest in<br />

property and had owned rentals, and<br />

with my sales and customer service<br />

background it just made sense,” she says.<br />

“I’d finally found my niche.”<br />

Two weeks after she started, the<br />

September 2010 earthquake devastated<br />

much of the city, but fortunately the<br />

offices weren’t affected, and Maria was<br />

on her way. Her negotiation skills and<br />

aptitude for marketing and selling<br />

property soon became apparent, and she<br />

received the Rising Star award for her<br />

first two years in the industry.<br />

Two years ago, Maria made the move to<br />

Ray White because, “their more humble<br />

approach appealed to me”.<br />

“Ray White’s focus on customer service<br />

fits with what I like to do in my business.”<br />

She was one of the founding members<br />

of the Ray White Strowan team, which<br />

has since grown and is still growing.<br />

Meeting and helping people from all<br />

walks of life buy or sell their biggest asset<br />

is one of the key reasons Maria finds her<br />

work so enjoyable and fulfilling, with her<br />

natural warmth helping her establish a<br />

rapport with her clients.<br />

“I’m in someone’s life every day for<br />

around six weeks guiding them through<br />

the whole process from<br />

listing to settlement, and<br />

helping them achieve<br />

their goal is what drives<br />

me. And often, I make<br />

friends along the way,<br />

too.”<br />

Maria buys and sells<br />

across the full range of<br />

property types – from<br />

first homes to milliondollar<br />

listings, with<br />

the contacts she makes<br />

bringing many referrals.<br />

“My data base has<br />

grown through my<br />

contacts, and often<br />

it’s a real family affair<br />

with different family<br />

members seeking my<br />

help with buying or<br />

selling property.”<br />

The flexibility that<br />

comes from running her<br />

own business is another<br />

plus for Maria, as it allows her to enjoy<br />

some favourite activities.<br />

“I play tennis on Wednesdays and I<br />

enjoy mid-week skiing, though it needs<br />

to be a bit warmer before I’ll go. I also<br />

like walking and a friend and I started a<br />

hill walking group – we do that once a<br />

week. I like going to the movies too.<br />

Maria Paterson<br />

“Family is also very important to me –<br />

I love spending time with my family.”<br />

Professionalism, innate skills and a<br />

warm personality have taken Maria<br />

Paterson to the top of the real estate<br />

industry, and balancing work with her<br />

extra-curricular activities sees her living<br />

a rewarding life, with her clients also<br />

reaping the benefits.<br />

What’s your<br />

property<br />

worth?<br />

Get a market valuation in 60 minutes,<br />

call 0800 YELLOW<br />

Ray White Bishopdale & Strowan<br />

0800 YELLOW (0800 935 569)<br />

rwbishopdale.co.nz | rwstrowan.co.nz<br />

Inline Realty Limited (Licensed REAA 2008)<br />

Proudly owned by<br />

Karen Ellis<br />

021 519 275<br />

Barry Ellis<br />

021 519 274

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