North Canterbury News: July 02, 2020

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Mystery

surrounds

boom

Avote of confidence in Kaikoura

By ROBYN BRISTOW

Mystery surroundsaloudboom heardin

the Loburn­Okuku area on Sunday.

It shook houses, rattled windows and

doors, and sent catsand dogs into aspin.

It also sent emergency services on a

fruitlesssearch.

One Okuku resident said their house

shuddered, andthe windows andtheir

porchroofing ironrattled,asthe cat fled.

‘‘I thoughtshe had knockedthe wood

pile overonthe porch,but therewas

nothing out of place,’’ Letitia Schroeder

said.

PrincipalRural Fire Officer Bruce

Janes, who lives in Barkers Road,

Loburn,saidhealso heard the boom,

whichsent him running to his woodshed

thinking somethingheavy had hit it.

However, everything was intact.

‘‘It wasn’tsomeone setting spray cans

on fire. Iknow what thatsoundslike.’’

Firefighters werecalled out to Swamp

Road,Loburn,at10.13am, with people

reportingthere might have been an

incident in theAshley riverbed.

‘‘Firemen returned home mystified,

and none the wiser,’’ Mr Janessaid.

Many took to Facebook, with one

residentsaying it feltlike ahuge thump

against the house.Another reported it

shaking theirhouse,whileanother said

‘‘it nearly blew my windows out’’.

It appeared to havecome from the

riverend of Swamp Road.

Thoughtshave now turnedtoitbeing a

possible meteorexplosion. Being

daylight, it may not havebeen seen.

Oxford Observatory volunteer James

Moffat saidseveral meteors wereseen

over the weekend, as it is the seasonfor

meteor showers. Afew wereseen from

the observatory on Fridayevening.

Beacon for tourism ... An artist’s impression of the Sudimahotel in Kaikoura. The fitout of the building,not due to openfor another year,

will begin soon. Its backersare forging ahead, amid confidencethat Kaikoura’s tourism industry willbounce back from the Covid­19 downturn.

Story, page 3.

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Second petition opposes quarry

By ROBYN BRISTOW

More than3000 people have signedan

online petition opposingaproposal to

quarry the Rangiora racecourse.

Opposition is expected to grow,with a

paperpetition now available in the town’s

Trevor Inch Memorial Library, catering

for those withnocomputeraccess.

Petition organiser Marilyn Davison says

many people haveexpressed frustration at

not beingable to sign the petition online,

so she contacted Waimakariri Mayor Dan

Gordonand thelibrary about putting a

paper petitioninthe library.

Taggart EarthmovingLtd has appliedto

the Waimakariri District Councilto

establish aquarry insidethe track, andon

racecourse landtothe northeast.

It anticipates it will extract up to 700,000

cubic metresofmaterial over 15 years.

Nearby residents have aired concerns it

willdevalue theirproperties, and fear

dustand noise willdisturb their lifestyle.

RangioraHarness Racing Club president

GregWright says the clubneeds income

fromthe racecourse to support ongoing

workthere.The clubsupported the

Taggart application. ‘‘Taggart get the

shingleand we derive someincome.’’

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Fly-line funding boost for Hanmer

By ROBYN BRISTOW

Abird’s­eye viewofthe

HanmerSpringslandscape

willsoon be possible thanks to

a$2.1 million cashinjection.

The funding,announcedlast

Friday by theunder­secretary

for regional economic

development, Fletcher

Tabuteau,will help build aflylineonConical

Hill.Itwill

carry people on an 850­metre

gentledownhill ridethrough

Conical Hillforest.

Mr Tabuteau said the

funding—$2million from the

infrastructure fundand

$123,000fromthe Provincial

Growth Fund—is aimed at

reducingthe impact of the

lackofinternational tourists

visiting thetown because of

Covid­19.

The project, which could be

runningbyspring next year,

willcreate up to 25 jobsand a

$4 million economic benefitto

the region over fiveyears, he

said.

HurunuiMayor Marie Black

saysthe injection of funds

shows the value of havinga

point of differenceinthe

domestictourismmarket,with

the town’s thermalpools

complex. It willbeahuge

boost to thedistrict and town,

she says.

However, much neededto

be worked through before it

becameareality. The funding

willallowthe council to

progress theidea with

confidence.

Pools general manager

Graeme Abbot saysthe fly­line

has the potential to becomea

must­do attraction forvisitors.

“This has beenadreamof

oursfor some time and it’s

great thegovernmenthas

decideditisaprojectworthy

of theirbacking. I’m looking

forward to talking to our

community to gettheirideas

and help to shape thefinal

location and design.”

“This willbeagreat asset

for theHanmer Springsvillage

and helpattract visitors to the

entire Hurunuiregion.’’

The fly­lineislikeaflyingfox.Riderswillbeabletoglide

through theforest, safely

suspended in acomfortable

Lilypad swing stolen

Woodendand Pegasus children

areagain missing afavourite

playground attractionafter the

theft of the popular lilypad swing

from Gladstone Park last week.

Waimakariri DistrictCouncil

staff believethe thievesused

bolt­cutterstocut the support

chains and steal theswing

betweenMonday and Thursday,

July 20 to 23.

It looks similartothe swing in

thephoto and features afrog

emblem on the seat.

Themissing swing was itself a

replacementfor one stolenfrom

thepark lastOctober.

Greenspace manager Grant

MacLeodsays the thefts are

senseless. ‘‘This behaviournot

only affects local kids who want

to enjoythe playground,but also

costs the wider communityasthe

councilhas to pay to repairor

replacedamagedand stolen

equipment.

‘‘It’s frustrating to haveto

repeatedly deal withthese thefts

—this is public money and time

Stolen ... Rangiora police are

keen to hear from anyone with

information following the

disappearanceofaswing, similar to

this one,from Woodend’s

GladstonePark.

that could otherwise be used on

improving our districtinother

areas.’’

Council staff are working with

contractorstosource a

replacementand will be looking

at severalanti­theft solutions.

Anyone with information

aboutthe swing is asked to

contact thepolice and refer to

file 200724/8579.

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New attraction ... An artist’s impression of the upper station of

the planned fly­line.

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seat underasupporting

carriage thatruns quietlyona

stainless­steel track.

Theride willtake nine

minutes. It is designed for

childrenand anyonewanting

to take in thesights. Itstop

speed willbeafastwalking

pace, butat3to5metres above

ground, the views willbe

spectacular.

Mr Abbot says theentire

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experiencehas been designed

to haveminimalimpact on the

natural environment.

The attraction willnot fly

overhouses.

“Beingagravity­powered

experience andhaving no

needfor powered transportto

the top of theride...the

carbonfootprint of the

operationwillbenearzero,’’

he says.

Scout den to be

refurbished

Nearly adecadeafterthe

Canterbury earthquakes

left the KaiapoiGray

RavenScout Den

unusable,itisfinally

goingtoberepaired.

SD RyderBuilders of

Kaiapoi will start work in

mid­August.

Smartlift Systems have

already re­levelledthe

building at no charge after

the scout groupwon a

competition.

But various issueswith

insurancepayouts, a

shortfall because of cost

rises, and having to

strengthen the den to

meet earthquake

standards, all led to a

delayinrepairing it,

explained TonyFinlinson,

scoutleaderand Kaiapoi

Gray RavenScouts

committee member.

It is hoped scouting will

be back in the den, on the

corner of Sewelland

Davies streets, before the

end of this year.

The scout group has

donesome of the

demolition workand will

helpwith painting and

labour to helpkeep the

rebuild to its tight budget.

It is also lookingat

fundraising opportunities

or helpwith materials,Mr

Finlinson says.

There will also be

opportunities for the

building to be hiredby

other organisations.

The Kaiapoi Scout

groupisthe oldest

registeredscout groupin

New Zealand. If you can

assist in any way or want

to know about using the

finished building, contact

the KaiapoiScoutGroup

leader, Chris Thompson.

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Hotel avote for future of tourism

By ROBYN BRISTOW

The SudimaHotelis

beingdescribed as a

beacon of hope for the

Kaikouraeconomy.

Jade Kirk, the chief

executive of Kirk

Roberts Consulting, the

firm responsiblefor the

building’s design,

engineeringand project

management, says

lenders have given their

full support to the

project.

The Sudimahotel

chainislooking forward

to managing the facility,

he says.

Mr Kirksays the

project showsthat

confidence and

investment in the

tourist sectorisstill

strong.

KaikouraMayor Craig

Mackle, alongwith

leading tourism

operators, business

leadersand iwi, will be

given aguided tour of

the new $35m hotelthis

Friday.

The four­level

complexwill be

Kaikoura’s first 4.5­star

hotel whenitopens in

September nextyear.

‘‘Kaikoura has alot of

excitingtimes ahead.

This town is atourism

jewel in New Zealand’s

crown,’’ he says.

Construction of the

structure will be

completed shortly and

theinternalfit­outwill

then begin.

The6000 square

metre floor plan has

been designed to

maximise the views and

many of the raw

materials usedhave

been chosen for their

link to Kaikoura’s

history and landscape.

‘‘We’vegot alot of

exposed concrete that

Committed ... The Sudima Kaikoura is scheduled to

open in September next year.

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Progressing ... Construction of the structure will be completed shortly and the

internal fit­out will then begin.

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matches Kaikoura’s

historic railway bridges,

piersand slipways. The

whiteexteriorisanod

to the limestone found

in the areaand we’ve

got timbercladding and

cedarwrapping around

the hotel inside andout,

whichreflects

Kaikoura’s hills and

countryside.’’

Once opened, the

Sudima Kaikoura will

feature 118 rooms plusa

bar, restaurant and

conference facility. The

high­profile site at 114

The Esplanade offers

viewsofthe sea and

mountains, and also

includes aheatedpool

and gymnasium.

‘‘It’s avery elegant

hotel and the views are

absolutelyspectacular

from every room,’’ Mr

Kirk says.

“The building’s

architectural formand

scale is startingtoshine

throughnow.

‘‘It’s been designed so

that everyroom has

reallygood lightand

views of the sea,

mountains or both.It’s

quite stunning.

‘‘From every single

partofthe building you

see views, even in the

corridors, so the

stunningKaikoura

landscape is always

present insidethe

building.”

Mr Kirk saysthe

individual hotel­room

sizesare another point

of difference. A

standard studioat

Sudima Kaikoura will

be 30 to 33 square

metres comparedwith

an industry averageof

22 to 26 sq m.

“The roomsare quite

unique in termsofhow

they’re laid out.

‘‘After thesetbacks of

the 2016earthquake,

followed by Covid­19,

Kaikouraisready to

launch its tourism

comeback,’’ Mr Kirk

says.‘‘Having high

qualityfacilitieslike

Sudima Kaikoura will

help lure more Kiwis–

and eventually

international tourists –

back into town.’’

Funding will allow day spa to be reconsidered

By ROBYN BRISTOW

New life has been breathed

intoplans for aluxury

European­inspired day spa in

the formerQueenMary

Hospital groundsatHanmer

Springs.

First mooted in late 2015, the

conceptwas awarded funding

fromthe Provincial Growth

Fundlast week duringavisit

by the under­secretary for

regional economic development,

Fletcher Tabuteau.

The $997,000includes money

for the already­completed

ConicalThrill hydro­slide and

the Cascade Poolsatthe

thermalpools, owned by the

HurunuiDistrict Council.

Pools general manager

Graeme Abbotsays the funding

will helpre­ignite the luxury

spa in the Chisholm block, but

investors would still be needed

for the project, estimated to

cost about $15mfive years ago.

The ideahad been backed by

the community, whichiskeen

to see the former Queen Mary

Hospital buildingsused rather

than sit empty.

Mr Abbotsaid in 2015 aspa

in theChisholm blockwould

build on visions and

discussionsalready held

within the business association

The Chisholm block ... Earmarked for aluxurious day spa.

several yearsago of Hanmer

Springs being grown and

marketed as an alpine spa

village.

Hurunui Mayor Marie Black

says the Queen Mary buildings

deservedtobe‘‘loved’’.

‘‘They need an opportunity

and for dreamstoberealised.

Thiscash injectionwill

perhapshelp revisit the

feasibility of the project.

‘‘Itwill take the project one

stepcloser.The buildings

continuingintheirpresent

state is notanoption.’’

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Expo planned

ARepurposing andRepairExpo in

Amberley on September 26 willbean

educational and socialevent.

TimeBank Hurunui is hosting the

eventatthe Amberley Domain, which

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Jan Driscoll’s image

End of aHardDay,at

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Whitecompetition.

It also won thebest

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Results

Champion Image

Overall: End of aHard

Day –Jan Driscoll.

Best in Grades:

AGrade – End of a

Hard Day –Jan

Driscoll.

BGrade–Art Gallery –

Alan Dunscombe.

CGrade – Godley

Head MTB Rider –

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Honours AGrade:

Feather Duvet –Cindy

Signal.

Scream –Colleen

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Night –Marilyn

Holgate.

High Country Snow –

AllanMcGregor.

AgingGiant PortLevy

Saddle –Trevor

White.

End of aHard Day –

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Honours BGrade:

Distorted Reflections –

Arthur Linnell.

Art Gallery –Alan

Dunscombe.

Honours CGrade:

Tekapo Dam –Amy

Boyce.

Gate not Required –

PeterO’Dea.

Barbed Wire –Martin

Kircher.

Blurred Vision –

Martin Kircher.

Entx –Nathan Green.

Godley Head MTB

Rider –CliffBoddy.

Healthy cash injection for Kaikoura projects

Kaikoura’s Covid­19 recovery

has received nearly$1.5million

in government funding.

ProvincialGrowthFund cash

of $1m was confirmed for the

KaikouraAquatic Centre, and a

further $470,000 for the

KaikouraScout Hall was

announced by regional

economic development

parliamentary under­secretary

Fletcher TabuteaulastFriday.

The old pool was destroyed in

the 2016 earthquake, while the

scout hall was badly damaged.

Kaikoura Community

CharitableTrust Board

chairman John Wyatt said the

constructionofthe $3.7m pool

wouldstart in spring,now that

all funding has been secured.

The tenderprocess for the

main contractisdue to be

completed next week. Mr

Tabuteaualso announced $18m

for the200kmWhale Trail cycle

trackfrom Picton to Kaikoura.

Ideas

sought

The Waimakariri District

Council is seekingconcept

proposals from developers

for Kaiapoi’sformer red

zone land.

Aboutthree hectares

next to the Kaiapoi River

and in the town centre has

been set aside as amixeduse

business area.

The council has already

been approached by

interested parties with

proposals for Kaiapoi’s

three mixed­use business

areas since the land was

signed over to the council

by theCrown in June 2018.

Mayor Dan Gordon is

pleased with the high level

of interest so far.

“We’ve partneredwith

the private sectoron

developments within the

town centrethat had great

outcomes for both

businessand the

community.’’

The council will be

looking for developers

with aproventrack record.

Developments could

include residential,

business, car­parking and

publicamenities, Mr

Gordon says.

“Thisisaunique

opportunity for riverside

development in central

Kaiapoi.’’

Conceptproposals for

the land are open until

September 2.

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Printmakers ... From left, Tessa Warburton, artist in residence Jo Ernsten, Kris Waldin,

Casey Macaulay, and Kathy Anderson are among seven artists taking part in the Open

House Artist in Residence Project at the Arts in Oxford Gallery.

PHOTO:SHELLEY TOPP

Print-makers at work

The ArtsinOxfordGallery

has been transformed into

an evolvingprint­makers’

studiofor anew initiative.

The ideabehindthe

OpenHouse Artist in

ResidenceProject is to

encourage morevisitorsto

the gallery andgivethe

publicachance to see each

stage of the artists’ workas

it progresses, not justthe

finished workaswould

normally occurinan

exhibition.

The projectisled by

artistinresidence Jo

Ernsten who recently

returnedfrom20years in

Sydneyteaching and

creating art.She nowlives

at LeithfieldBeach.

‘‘Weare tryingto

transformwhatwould

normally be astatic art

showintoamore active

place,’’ Jo says.

OpenHouse is part of a

wider projecttorevitalise

art in NorthCanterbury.’’

Seven artists—Jo,Ruth

StantonMcLeod, Kathy

Anderson, Tessa

Warburton, Celia Wilson,

KrisWaldinand Casey

Macaulay —are taking

partinOpen House,

exploringtechniques,

approaches and printmakingpossibilities.

Open House beganon

July 10 andends on

Sunday,September 13.

Visitors areinvitedtocall

in regularly, engageinthe

processofmaking and

developingideas withthe

artists, andobservehow

the artworks evolve.

The project also

includesanexhibitionof

posterscreatedbyOxford

graphic artistBret de

Thierduringthe 1970sfor

the Christchurch Arts

Festival.The work was

created beforecomputers

took overgraphicdesign

and eachwas crafted by

hand.

Progress on

safety plans

By DAVIDHILL

Waimakariri Mayor Dan Gordon is

pleased to see progress being made

with proposed road safety

improvements in Woodend.

Mr Gordon met with New Zealand

Transport Agency chief executive

Nicole Rosie while in Wellington

recently during alocal government

meeting.

He said Waimakariri’s transport

woes ‘‘got agood hearing’’.

‘‘I raised with her our district’s

transport priorities with getting the

Woodend Bypass on the government

programme, the proposed safety

improvements in Woodend, the Skew

Bridge upgrade and the Southbrook

alignment.’’

The agency announced this month it

planned to begin work on installing

traffic signals on State Highway 1

outside Woodend School later this

year, aiming to have it ready for the

start of the 2021 school year.

An agency spokesperson confirmed

the design was being completed and

the community will be updated soon.

Speed limit concerns around

Tuahiwi were also raised, Mr Gordon

said.

‘‘It was agreed NZTA will work with

us to find aworkable solution.’’

While there was no commitment on

the major projects, Mr Gordon says he

will continue to lobby on behalf of the

council through the regional transport

committee.

‘‘Southbrook has significant traffic

volumes and safety concerns with

schoolchildren, so we need to be

identifying solutions.’’

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OPINION

6 North Canterbury News, July 30, 2020

Waimakariri

Focus from Dan Gordon, Mayor

Feedback on quarry plan

Ihave fieldedmany enquiries aroundthe

proposal for aquarry inside the trackat

Rangiora Racecourse. Council staff have

fielded many, too.

Ialso understand there is apetition

objecting to the application.

Iwanttomake it clear thatthe councilis

not proposing this application. The

applicant is Taggart EarthmovingLimited

as aprivate company.

Anumber of peoplethink thatthe

council shouldbeable to directlydecline

receivinganapplication suchasthis from

the outset. We cannot.

The council is required to accept a

resourceconsent application which is

completed correctly and meets the legal

requirementsofthe Resource Management

Act 1991 (RMA). We are legally bound

to follow thisprocess.

The council doesnot have the abilityto

make adecision to approve or decline a

resourceconsent application before an

assessmentofthe application is

undertaken in accordance with the act.

The reasonistoensurethat applications

are fairlyassessed in accordancewith the

legislative requirementswithinthe RMA.

One of the first processing steps is a

checkonwhether thereissufficient

information to understand the proposed

activity and the potential or actualadverse

environmental effects that may result.

Untilthe consentauthority—inthis

case the council—issatisfied thatithas

all the informationneeded to understand

thesematters, it is unable to decide how

the application will be processed.

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The Taggart applicationproposes

extractinggravelfrom the Rangiora

Racecourse.Atthe presenttime no

decisions have been madeonthe

application andarequestfor more

information has beensent to Taggarts.

Iappreciate the proximity of the

proposed quarry to residentialareas and

the Arlington shopping area. I

acknowledge the strong views expressed.

Once council staff receiveafull andfinal

application,the effects on nearby

residentswill,ofcourse, be consideredas

part of the process, includingthe

opportunity for residents to have theirsay

through the submission process.

Drop­in meetings

It is important to me to keep connected

to the community. As part of my campaign

to be mayor,Ipromised to create closer

connectionsbetweenthe community and

council, withregular drop­in sessions for

peopletoshare their views.

It is important to me thateveryone has

their views heard and Iwant to be as

accessibleasIcan. Keepaneye out in

local media,onthe councilwebsite and on

Facebook for times and locations.

There is no need to make an appointment

—the purpose is for you to drop in to

talk to me aboutanythingofconcern to

you, or if you would like some help.

Iwelcome contactfrom anyonewho

needs help or has an issue to discuss.

Email me at mayor@wmk.govt.nz or phone

(021) 906 437.

Stance on overhead wires disappointing

Dear Editor,

It was disappointingtolearn that

MainPowerhas no plans to place

undergroundany remaining overhead

wiring in Kaiapoi in the foreseeable

future becauseofcosts and other

factors.

Iunderstand the reasoning behind

this decision.

However, with more than 95% of

Kaiapoi now with undergroundwiring,

putting any remaining overheadwiring

undergroundwould honour the likes of

Doug Cowan and Murray Ruddenklau,

who had the visionand foresightto

beginthe processofputting Kaiapoi’s

overhead wiring underground in 1973.

Woulditnot be amagnanimous

gesture for MainPowertocompletethe

process begun by these gentlemenby

2023,the 50th anniversary of when

conversion of overheadwiring to

underground wiringstarted.

This would rid Kaiapoi of any

unsightlyremaining overhead wiring in

the process.

Yours,

John Moody

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Creative approach to

law-making slated

By KIM REILLY, Federated Farmers’

South Island regional policy manager

Making goodregulationsrelieson

following sound, robust and proper lawmaking

processes.

The government’s recent approach to

abill to amend theResource

Management Act (RMA) instead fell

somewhere between dancing aroundthe

lineofproper process, andboldly

jumping beyond it.

Ihavealready raisedconcerns about

the lackofpublicinput into important

aspectsofthe bill, particularlywhere

matterswent beyond its intended scope.

Thoseconcerns onlyintensifiedasthe

bill workeditsway throughthe

parliamentary process.

All majorpolitical parties agreethat

the RMAneedscomprehensive review

and reform.Infact, as early as 2018, the

Government agreedtoatwo­stage

reform process.

Stage1wasto be anarrow­scopedbill

on mattersthatdid notadd significant

complexityorcosts. Stage 2was to be a

comprehensive reformofthe entire

resource managementsystem.

To facilitate Stage 2reform,the

governmentset up aworkinggroup,

whose final report is duebackto

government this month.

It was agreed thatStage 2was where

complexissues,such as the interaction

betweenthe RMA and climate change

policy, weretobe considered.

The government’s own background

documents made it clearsuch matters

required significant consultation witha

range of stakeholders to understand

viewsand practical implications on the

ground.

As climate change wasnot included

within the bill when it was released for

submissions, submitters didnot knowto

submit on it, provideevidence,orraiseit

during selectcommittee hearings.

However, ahundred or so individuals

did submit, sayingthat climatechange

shouldhavebeen partofthe bill.

The select committee’s responseto

thisfeedbackshould have been that

Cabinet had agreed it wastoo important

to be considered as part of thenarrow

bill,and that it would be addressed

throughthe comprehensiveStage2

reform.

Instead, the select committee addedit

on to the bill after submissionsand

hearingshadfinished,withno

opportunity forother submitters or

councils to provide views or evidence.

Of evenmore concern, is thatfurther

significantchanges were madetothe bill

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❛The government’s recent

approach to abill to amend the

Resource Management Act fell

somewhere between dancing

around the line of proper

process, and boldly jumping

beyond it.❜

via whatisknownasSupplementary

Order Papers (SOPs),presented to the

Housethe daythe billwas passed(June

24,2020).

Thesesignificantlast­minute

additions includedprovision for

regulations to be made aroundfarm

plans,and fertiliser monitoringand

reporting.

Neither of thesematters just

‘‘appeared’’ on the Government’s radar

in June 2020. They wereclearly

considered well beforethistime,but the

decisionwas made to circumvent good

process.

Government papersfromJuly 2019

discussed howthe governmentcould

turn the existingframeworkofindustryledfarmplans

into arisk­based

regulatory regime withmandatory,

enforceable farmplans, and

infringementoffences.

It wasnotedthat while including such

mattersinthe billitself would allowthe

public to properlysubmit, that this

important process risked delayingthe

bill.

Ultimately, it wasdecided to instead

addthese matters to the billvia aSOPat

theend of the process after public

submissions, to avoid delayingthe bill’s

passing.

To be clear,the concept of mandatory,

enforceablefarmplans, which were

open to infringement offences whennot

met, werenot discussed withfarmers, or

thesector, at anypart of the billprocess,

or the separate Actionfor Healthy

Waterwaysfreshwaterreform process.

All thesemajoradditionstothe bill

were foundtoonlypartially meet

government’s qualityassurance criteria,

duetothe lackof publicinputor

consultationoneach.

Fundamental changes to ourresource

management system aretoo importantto

rush and get wrong.

Beingcreativeis an admirabletrait in

most aspectsofKiwiingenuity. It is not,

however,when it comestoadhering to

NewZealand’sdemocratic law­making

processes.

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Gore Bay 1:05pm 2.4 7:24pm 0.5 2:04pm 2.4 8:22pm 0.5 3:00pm 2.5 9:17pm 0.5 3:53pm 2.5 10:09pm 0.5 4:42pm 2.5 10:58pm 0.5 5:29pm 2.4 11:45pm 0.5 6:15pm 2.4 12:02pm 0.5

12:29am 1.8 6:39am 0.4 1:25am 1.8 7:34am 0.4 2:20am 1.7 8:28am 0.4 3:14am 1.7 9:21am 0.4 4:06am 1.7 10:14am 0.4 4:57am 1.7 11:04am 0.4 5:47am 1.7 11:53am 0.4

Kaikoura 12:59pm 1.9 7:19pm 0.4 1:57pm 1.9 8:17pm 0.4 2:52pm 1.9 9:11pm 0.4 3:46pm 1.9 10:04pm 0.4 4:37pm 1.9 10:54pm 0.4 5:25pm 1.9 11:42pm 0.4 6:12pm 1.8

*Not for navigational purposes. Wind and swell are based on apoint off Gore Bay. Maori Fishing Guide by Bill Hohepa. www.ofu.co.nz www.tidespy.com Graphic supplied by OceanFun Publishing Ltd.

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Violinisttoperform

Acclaimed Woodendviolinist

Benedict Lim will perform in concert

at Rangiora Library’s Chamber

Gallerythis Friday evening, July 31.

The teenage virtuoso, who is also a

talented pianist, will perform aviolin

recital includingthe worksof

Beethoven, Brahms, and Wieniawski.

He has won international violin

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Stephen Larsen,one of New

Zealand’s pre­eminent violinand

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The concert begins at 7.30pm.Tickets

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Rangiora Library.

Samoashipment

The July 23 edition incorrectly

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SamoanVictimsSupport Group. The

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the mission’s effortsonFriday, July

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from the New ZealandDefence

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New public transport service in Cust ... Jay Webb, left, and Kempton Tuirirangi, co­owners

of Dusted Transport with their mother Barbara Johnson.

PHOTO:SHELLEY TOPP

Transport option popular

By SHELLEY TOPP

Anew Cust­basedpublic

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popular with the

community.

The new enterprise,

DustedTransport, is jointly

owned by Barbara Johnson,

owner of antiquesshop

Doneand Dusted, near the

CustHotel, andtwo of her

sons, Jay Webband

Kempton Tuirirangi.

The business partners

decidedtoestablish the

service afterthe Red Bus

Oxford­to­Christchurch

service wascancelled

earlierthisyear.

‘‘Wedidn’t plan on

starting up apublic

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whenthe Red Bus service

was cancelledwe

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replacement service,’’

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to schoolinChristchurch.

Our servicegives people

options. It is afamily

business for the

community.’’

It offers aseven­daya­weekserviceusing

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us to coveryour neck of the

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EARLY CHILDHOOD

10 North Canterbury News, July 30, 2020

Education: So much more than teaching

By KATINA BEAUCHAMP

Education: noun.Aprocess of

teaching, training and learning,

especially in school, collegesor

universities,toimprove

knowledge and developskills.

(Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries)

Tellingly, this definition does

not eveninclude early childhood

education (ECE).However, as

has been made abundantly clear

during the lockdown, there is so

much moretoeducation than

teaching, training, and learning.

During the weeks teachers,

parents, and children were at

home,the education sector,

particularly ECE, wasrecognised

as the essential part of society

that it is.

When earlychildhoodcentres

had to close in the face of Covid­

19, this had adramatic flow­on

effect on families.

The most often talked­about

effect was that manyfamilies had

to reconfigure their lives and

integrate parenting, entertaining,

and teachingtheiryoung

children, often whileworking

from home at the sametime.

However, how to occupy

youngsters represents onlypart

of the story.

Childrenhad to come to terms

with disrupted routines, being

away from their friends and their

social environment, as well as

theirteachers.

This leftmany teachers

worried and,despite the logistics

of physical separation, they

managed to maintaincontact

with children and parents.

Centres and teachers did their

besttoreach out andconnect

withthe centrewhanau.There

are many stories of how early

childhood teachers ensured they

keptintouchwith their tamariki

via Zoom,social media or other

ways, to continuewith learning

but also to let children and

families know they werenot so

isolatedastobealone (He Panui

Kohungahunga,2020). Some

teachers held virtual storytimes,

others conducted music sessions,

posted photosand videos.

The simpleact of seeing

familiar facesand hearing each

other’s voicescan make all the

difference duringdifficult times.

Thishelped not only to bridge

overtimesofboredombut, more

importantly, kept the dialogue

going and generate afeeling that

the communitywas still there

and provided support.

There was alsoconcern for

those children and parents who

relyonspecific support.

Amongst the various roles ECE

has in New Zealand society, early

childhood centres are seen as a

safeplace of respite fromstress

at home.

The knowledge thatthere are

childrenwho require additional

support, even rely on the centre

for food, and would have to go

without this support structure

provided by centres, weighed

heavily on many teachers.

It has neverbeen clearer than

throughout these difficult times:

Kaiako (teachers) in ECE are so

muchmore than babysitters, and

thereissomuch more to

education than learning.

Being an early childhood

Adaptability needed ... Many families had to reconfigure their lives

and integrate parenting, entertaining, and teaching their young children

into their work lives during the Covid­19 lockdown.

PHOTO: SUPPLIED

teacher is arole that extends

beyond acentre’sdoors.Earlyyears

teachingprofessionals are

trainedtoapply aholistic view

and to understand children as an

integral partoftheirfamilyand

wider community. Teaching and

learningworksbest if it involves

parentsand caregivers.

However, there is more to this

interconnectedness than

teaching and learning.

Te Whariki,our early

childhoodcurriculum,expects

kaiakotogobeyondworking with

the community, i.e. to understand

and be part of thecommunity, to

establishreciprocal

relationships with families and

whanau.

ECE teachers literally do not

work in isolation at their centres;

they are part of the parent

community and often the local

community as well,and as such

the sense of belongingworks both

ways.

At its best it culminates in

peoplereaching out and taking

care of eachotherindifficult

times.

About the author: Katrina

Beauchampisanearly­years

teacher and teacher of ECE

teachingprofessionals. Katrina

currentlydelivers policy advice

for the Early Childhood Council,

enjoying the creative interplay of

research and writing. Katrina

combines practical experience

with theoretical expertise, with

the specific aim of informing and

supporting teachersthroughout

New Zealand.

Afirm believer in the

importance of language in all

learning, supported by a

background in linguistics and

additional languages, Katina is a

trained translator, witha

specialist interestinadditional

languages in earlychildhood

education culminating in a

Master’s degree.

References: Oxford Learner’s

Dictionary.RetrievedMay 11,

2020, from:

oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/

He PanuiKohungahunga. The

Early Learning Bulletin (2020).

Special Edition, April7,2020.

—Courtesy of Swings+

Roundabouts,produced by the

Early ChildhoodCouncil.


EARLY CHILDHOOD

North Canterbury News, July 30, 2020

11

Seek aprovider that

fits your child’sneeds

When looking for an earlylearningservice,

there can be several options, particularly

for those in acity or largetown.

Here are some tips to keepinmind.

Narrowdown your options, make a

shortlist based on your needs, pay some

visits, and checkthe Education Review

Office(ERO)report.

Narrowdown your options

Check to see what services are available

in your area,and the types of early

learning servicesand kohanga reo

available. Ask otherparents, caregivers,

familyand friends abouttheirfirst­hand

experiences, or search for options online,

or in your local newspaper.

Make ashortlist based on needs

Do theyhave aspace?You may have to

go on awaitinglist.Are they close enough

to home, work, study? What suitsyou best?

Are they open when you need them?

What about school holidays and public

holidays? Do they offer whatyou wantfor

your child? Language, culture, values,

activities and learning? Can you afford the

fees? Do they offer what you want? Meals,

drinks, nappies, supplies, activities etc.

Check what is included in the fees.

Can you be involved? Do you want to

attendwith your child, or do you needto

drop them off? Do you want to have asay

in how the serviceisrun?

Dig abit deeper

Who works with the children? What are

the qualifications and experienceofthose

running the service. How many children

attendand how many adults workthere?

How much individual attention do the

children get?

What is the daily routine and activities?

How do they manage behaviour? How do

they dealwith sickness and accidents?

How do they communicate with parents

about how the child is doing? If your child

has any specialneeds, how would they

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• Arange of animals forchildren to care for and

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• Nutritionally balanced, healthy meals that are

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Making a

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Parents should

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handlethem? Thiscould be anything from

food allergies, to shyness, to aspeech

difficultyoraphysical disability.

Pay somevisits

It is important to visit to getagoodfeel

for the children, the adults, and the

environment. Get in touch with them and

arrange to visit. You can visit as many

times as you like. How welcome do you

feel? Are adults and children kind to and

respectful of each other? Do the children

seem content?

What’sitlike for thechildren?

Are they interacting with each otherand

are educators interacting with the

children?Isthere plenty of equipment that

suits their interests and abilities? Can they

move freely between indoors and

outdoors? Do they seemhappy and are

they taking part in activities?

What about the kaiako(teachers),

educators or parents working there?

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Upham Driveand Oxford

Road. It is owned by business

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Ohoka,and Danielle Fisher,

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centretobe

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the Canterbury region,

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By DAVID HILL

TheOxford’s men’s shed is

readytoexpand.

The Oxford­Ohoka

Community Board recently

backedplans for the McIver’s

OxfordCommunityMen’s Shed

to build a10­metre extensionon

itsbuildingatthePearson Park

oval.

Men’sshedchairman Raymon

Charlessaystheextension will

create ametalworkshop.

‘‘Thebuildingconsent is going

through at the moment. It will

complement the existing shop,

which is for woodwork and a

little bit of metal.’’

The project is expected to cost

$25,000 to $30,000, withthe

men’s shedhaving raised onethirdofthe

cost already. It will

nowseekacommunity grant.

To boost itscoffers, asales

area hasbeenestablished at the

shed where the volunteerssell

their wares, and therewillbea

men’s shed stallbackatthe

Oxford Farmers’Marketin the

warmer spring weather.

Last year, the men’s shed

made abattery­powered toy

which was raffled off just before

Christmas, and asimilar project

is in the pipeline this year,Mr

Charlessays.

Sale itemsincludechopping

boards, trays and birdfeeders,

which have been made by shed

members and make ideal gifts.

The men’s shed has more than

40 members and regularly works

on communityprojects,

including making picnic tables.

The shed is open on Tuesdays

❛The evenings are

popular, but we find

the older chaps

struggle with the cold

nights in the winter.❜

—Raymon Charles

from 7pm to 9pm, Thursdays

from 10am to 12pm and 7pm to

9pm, and Saturdays from 10am

to 2pm.

The Tuesday evening session

is open to women and the

evening and Saturday sessions

tend to be the most popular, as

severalmembers work during

the day, MrCharlessays.

‘‘We aretoyingwiththe ideaof

openingwithanother daytime

session during the week.

‘‘The evenings are popular,

but we find the older chaps

struggle with the coldnights in

the winter.’’

Mr Charles says the strength of

the men’sshedsissupporting

oldermen who may otherwise

becomeisolated in their

retirementyears.

‘‘Youcomealong and start a

project and talk it through and

go through theprocess. It’s

therapy in away,without

knowingyou aredoing it.’’

Tolearnmore,followthe

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OXFORD &CUST

North Canterbury News, July 30, 2020

17

Telescope

due soon

The OxfordArea School

Observatory’s view of the cosmos is

about to get bigger.

Anew computerised 12­inch

telescope has been ordered to

complement the existing 10­inch

telescope. The observatory’s

volunteers can’t wait.

VolunteerErik Vermaat says the

new telescope will give the

observatory more flexibility as well

as aclearer view of the heavens.

‘‘We’ve alwaysbeen thinking

about a16­inchtelescope,but

we’vehad to revise our funding

expectations. But the 12­inch has

very good optics and it’s

computerised, so it will be much

easier to point the telescope.

‘‘We will have it soon, which is

fantastic news as the whole team

will be able to operateitand we’re

not just dependent on one person.’’

While the observatory had alate

start to the seasonbecause of the

lockdown, it has held two

successful open nights so far, with

others planned for August14and

September 18.

Anew booking system has been

introduced this year, with two onehoursessions

at 7pm and 8pm

offered each open night, with

numbers limited to 15 asession.

Night classes are also resuming

next week.

Open nights can be added or

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18 North Canterbury News, July 30, 2020

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Gillard says there has been ‘‘incredible

support from the whole community’’.

‘‘People are making adefinite effort to

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North Canterbury News, July 30, 2020

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Pig hunt offers prize pool of more than $6000

Hunters will be taking aimat

wild pigsand deer in their

favouritehuntingspots early

next monthastheytake to

thehills to viefor honours in

theannual Mandeville

Tavernhunt.

It wasscheduled forearly

May, butthe Covid­19

lockdownforced its

postponement.

Tavernowner Lindsay

Peterssaidthere was still a

lotofinterest in holdingthe

event when thetavern was

able to reopen,soitwas

decided by the Mandeville

PigHunter Club to

reschedule it for August.

Deer, whichare relatively

newtothe competition,

remainthisyear, givingall

hunters entered an

opportunity to enter an

animal for the weigh­in at

2pmonSunday, August 9, at

thetavern on RavenQuay,

Kaiapoi.

‘‘We decided to addthem

twoyears agotosee howit

went.

‘‘It has added another

dimension to the

competition anditappears

thereare plenty of deer

about.’’

Lindsay,who hasowned

thepub for morethan30

years,says thetraditional

hunt provides an opportunity

forhuntersaged16and over

to getout and bagapig or

deer, and be eligible fora

prize.

Hunters areexpectedto

come fromnear and farto

compete in thehunt, which

hasbecome aregularevent

on hunters’ calendars.

Dr Collision,North

CanterburyWools, Hunting

andFishing North

Canterburyand the

MandevilleTavern haveall

swung behindthe event with

sponsorship.

Afirearm is up for grabs

forone lucky entrant.

Thewinner mustpresent

theirfirearms licence to be

eligible to claimit.

Thereare draws and

prizes forthe heaviest boar,

heaviestsow and theheaviestaverageweightofagroup

of pigs, alongwith theheavieststag

and heaviesthind.

Theeventisopen to 100

hunters,withaprizepool of

more than $6000.

Atotalof48pigsand 17

deer were in theline­uplast

year, with theheaviestboar

weighing in at 82.3kg and the

heaviest sow at 51.1kg.

Theheaviest stag topped

thescales at 131.4kg and the

heaviest hindwas 92kg.

Entry forms are available

from the tavern.

Popular contest ... Action at the weigh­in during last year’s pig hunt. The prize pool in this year’s Mandeville Tavern

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Oxford gets spring in its step

Events are being planned in Oxford as

some postCovid­19normality returns.

The Great Oxford Garage Sale Trailand

afun day are amongevents planned.

Oxford Promotions ActionCommittee

chairman Barry Cuttance says the garage

sale trail, usually on the first Sunday in

August, attracts‘‘a couple of thousand

people’’ to the town. It will now be held on

Sunday,October4.

‘‘We’re still gettingalot of visitors and

that’s thewhole idea of havingthe garage

sale trail. It’s about creating an

experience. Ithink it’sall pretty positive

and it’s abouthow we maintain and

increase thatmomentum.’’

Oxford DistrictLions president Phil Bay

says the Lions are keen to get some events

happening after the Oxford A&P Show was

cancelledinMarch.

An evening on farm safetywith Richard

Loe and Doug Avery willbeheld in the

Oxford TownHall on Friday, October 23,

from 7.30pm, with afundraising auction

and supperprovided.

Acommunity fun day at the Oxford

Too Many Chefs

Too Many Chefs will play at the Balcairn

Hall on Saturday, August 22, as part of

the Mike Greer Homes and Balcairn

Hall concert series. The concert features

Rob Joass, Andrew London and Wayne

Mason, who will roll out top quality songwriting

and musicianship, with lashings

of irony and humour. Tickets (cash

please) are $25 from Sally Mac’s in

Amberley, Sefton Garage, Stan’s 7Day

Pharmacy in Rangiora, or book online at

balcairnhall.com or via its Facebook

page. Email inquiries:

balcairnpublichall@gmail.com. Supper

Showgrounds, involving organisations that

wouldnormally be involved with the

Oxford A&P Show, will be held on Show

Day, Friday, November13. ‘‘We want to

make it areal familyaffair,’’ Mr Bay says.

More events are in the pipeline from the

Lions, along withfundraisingtosupport

the community. ‘‘We’re keen to support

people impacted by Covid and it’s only

starting to hit home.’’

He says the Lions have an acre of

potatoesand vegetablesplanted to raise

funds. It has set $4000 aside to provide

people in need with mealsthis Christmas.

Waimakariri districtcouncillor Wendy

Doodysays an Oxford dog park exercise

area is beingexploredbythe Oxford­

Ohoka CommunityBoard and the council’s

greenspace team. Council staff will help

the board prepare asubmission to the

council’s LongTerm Plan in September.

New bike stands are planned for

Oxford’s Main Street to support the

growing number of cyclists,while the

AshleyGorgeAdvisory Board plans to

extendits walking trackinthe LeesValley.

will be served at the alcohol­free event.

Biodiversity ­Our Heritage and Legacy

Sir Tipene O’Regan will discuss ways

Maori view the importance of our native

biodiversity for its cultural and

spiritual, as well as ecological values, at

the Omihi Hall, on Saturday, August 11.

He will also speak on how to safeguard

this vital element in the nation’s

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Farmers gear up for calving

By DAVID HILL

NorthCanterbury farmers are hopingfor

some normality as calving begins.

With calving startingthis week on most

dairyfarms in the region,Federated

Farmers North Canterbury dairy

chairman KarlDean says the new season

is tracking welldespitethe challenges of

the lockdown, Mycoplasma bovis and last

season’s dry conditions.

Lastyear’scold winter

resulted in alate start to

calving,but this season’s

mildconditions mean

farmers are in good

spirits despite the

winter rain.

‘‘Wewill be starting

calving in late July and

Karl Dean

early August and

everyone seems to be on

track. Ithinkmost

people have tightened up calvings and the

payout was up, so peoplewill have

investedabit to try to make the most of it

this year.

‘‘I think everybodywould have likedthe

rain abit soonerinthe year,but with the

mild winter so far, the grass is growing

faster than normal and the soil

temperature is warmer than average.’’

Cam Henderson ... ‘‘As employers, you have to be loyal to your employees.’’

Federated Farmers NorthCanterbury

president Cameron Henderson saysafter

last year’sslowstart, calving has started

earlyonhis Oxford farm. While wet and

muddy conditions are making fora

challengingwinter,MrHenderson hopes

it will set farmers up for agoodsummer.

‘‘We’vehad regular rain over the last few

weeks and the aquifers are starting to fill

up again.

‘‘It’s muddy, but otherwisethe

conditionsare pretty reasonable. If we get

an easy winter,wetend to end up paying

the priceinthe summer.’’

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Mr Dean says the biggest challengefor

farmers heading into the new season is

securing experiencedworkersfor the next

few months.

‘‘There are fewer migrant workers

around now and thosewho went homeare

having trouble gettingback into the

country.’’

In some cases,possessionsare still in a

houseonthe farm.

‘‘As employers, you have to be loyal to

your employees. Thefarmer can’t just go

and take on anew employee. You can’t

just go and empty out the house.’’

Feds to mark 75th anniversary in October

The celebrations are backonfor

Federated Farmers North Canterbury.

The provincial group will now mark its

75th anniversary on Friday, October 16, at

Waipara, after the event was postponed in

May because of the lockdown.

PresidentCameronHenderson says the

eventwill be held at the Waipara Springs

Winery and will includethe province’s

annual meeting.

‘‘Hopefully, the election will be over by

then. Compared to the lastelection, when

we were in the spotlight, it’sgood thatthe

focus isn’t on farming.’’

Cannabis and hemphave been ahot

topic in the lead­up to the referendum,

withmuch attention on the risksof

smoking cannabis.

‘‘People seemed to be focused on the

smoking of cannabis,but there’s alot of

development thatcould go into that space

under the right conditions.

‘‘There’s so many thingsthat can be

madeout of it,’’ Mr Henderson says.

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improveawareness of industryand

government supportpackages.

Summerweather hadcreated dry

conditions.Significant rainfall came in

May and June, but it was not enough to

rechargegroundwater. This left many

respondents nervous about the prospect

of heavysnow and scarcefeed supplies.

Significant July rains meant some

ponds were filling,but more rain was

needed to ensure afull recharge of the

soil profile and to boostspring growth.

Lessons have been learned from past

droughts, with farming systemsnow

more aligned to the area’s climate.

Decisions todestock were made early

and many had good feed supplies,which

are now being fed out.

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SPORT

North Canterbury News, July 30, 2020

27

Ashley stays in semi-final hunt

RUGBY

By LINDSAY KERR and PETER WILLIAMS

Ashley keptits hopes of asemi­final berth

aliveafteraspirited 26­19 winagainst

Hurunui in the latest round of North

Canterbury rugbylastSaturday.

The game, played at Ashley’s impressive

home ground, liveduptoits billing, with

both sides playingpositive rugby.

Ashley scored first in the opening

quarter and never relinquishedthe lead.

However, Hurunui stayed in contention

throughoutand was stillinwinning

contention in the finalquarter.

Ashley lostakey figure in halfback

BrentCameronwith an injury in the

opening exchanges. His replacement,

Luke Gold, did not let the side down.

Afterasustained early attack,Naaria

Wilson­Bairds crashed over in awall of

jerseys to score Ashley’s firsttry.

ScottBarberstretched this to 12­0 after

13 minutes, following ablindsidemove.

Hurunui got itselfinto the game in the

second quarter and, after aswarm of

attacks,Luke Shanks finally scored.

Perhaps the outcome was sealed in

Ashley’s favour in the opening momentsof

the second half whenKorbynGray seized

an intercept while Hurunuiwas hot on

attack. Gray backed himself for 75 metres

and, after convertinghis own try, Ashley

had extendedits leadto19­5.

Hurunui immediately returned to attack

and Simon Northcote evaded many

tacklersfrom 30 metres outtoscore.

The seesaw nature of the gamecontinued

and Ashley thenscored its thirdtry

afteraseries of mauls on the Hurunui line,

before Hurunui again returned in kind.

Hurunui did mostofthe attacking in the

finalexchanges, but asolid Ashleydefence

held firm to protect its seven­point

advantage.

Lock and skipper Wilson­Bairds was

againastand­out figure in the Ashley

effort.

Scoreboard; Ashley26(NaariaWilson­

Bairds, Scott Barber,Louis James tries;

Korbyn Gray, atry and three conversions.)

Hurunui 19 (LukeShanks, Simon

Northcote,William Pears tries. Matt

Hickey,2conversions.)

Oxford victorious

In perfect conditions at Mandeville,

Oxford had to work hardtogain the upper

hand over atenacious Ohoka side.

Afterleading 26­20 at half­time,Oxford

came away in the secondspelltoregister

a34­25 victory thatcatapultsitinto third

on the points table. It securesthe side a

placeinthe semi­finals.

Ohokawas straightout of the blocks

when flankerTom Taylor seized upon a

On the scoreboard ... Young Oxford fullback Angus Mitchell dives over for Oxford’s first

try against Ohoka.

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chargeddown kick and scored in the

corner. Patrick McCallum served notice

that he was there to play, with asuperb

sideline conversion,followed soonafter by

apenalty goal to put Ohoka ahead 10­0.

It was not until the 15th minute that

Oxford workedits way on to attackand,

after asustained build­up,fullback Angus

Mitchelldived over for atry. Three

minutes later, halfbackMattRoberts, who

had an impressive all­roundgame,crossed

for the first of his two first­half tries.

As half­time approached,McCallum

scored an opportunist try which he

converted for Ohokatoregain the lead,but

it was short­lived as Mako Prescott

immediately scored for Oxford.

Bothteams tightenedtheirdefensive

workinthe secondhalf, limitingeach

side’s scoring to one try each.

NickInch scored for Oxford while

Taylor capped an industriouseffortfor

Ohoka by scoring his secondtry.

Oxford’s loose forward trio of Stew

Dalzell,who always seemed to be on hand

to make the vital tackle, Danny Brooker

and Logan Telfer got through apower of

workand kept their team going forward.

Oxford’s backs alsoperformed

honourably. It is ayoungbackline, but they

showed they had improvedconsiderably

on their form from earlier in the season.

Anotherwin

Glenmark­Cheviot’s unbeaten run since

May 2018 continued when it comfortably

accounted for an injury­dogged Saracens

unit37­21. The win alsonotchedupa

record defence of the DeansShield for the

combined side.

Saracens’ fortunes were dealt aseries of

blows before kick­off, withcaptain Josh

Maynardruledout with abrokenfinger

and Mark Smithand Pete Manahe pulling

out before the start.

Saracens drew first blood whenNathan

Goodwin controlled acharge­down and

scored. Glenmarkthen settled intoits

efficientand clinical execution of the

simple things and before half timethe side

had scoredthreetriesand led 18­7.

Saracens fought back in the second half

with two MarkSmith pushover tries, but

any hopes of awin wereextinguished

when Glenmark scored again.

WhileGlenmark is assured of ahome

semi­final, Saracens face afinal round

must­win match against third­placed

Oxford, or rely on Ohoka to beatAshley.

Glenmark­Cheviot’s try­scorerswere

Mike Keane,Jake Vincent, CogsHarnett,

EthanMcDuff and BrookRetallick.

Retallick kickedthree conversionsand

two penalties

Kaiapoi shines

Kaiapoi kept its spot at the top of the

tablewhen it outclassed Woodend 61­10.

Woodend went into half­timewith

considerable enthusiasmafter postinga

try and apenalty, but Kaiapoi effectively

extinguished anyhope in the secondhalf.

The boot of Lance Taylor,who kicked

eightofnine conversion attempts, assisted

the Kaiapoi try­scoring effort.

Scoreboard: Kaiapoi 61 (Taine Jacobs­

Lawson, Luka Tootoo, Shak Bassi, Ryan

Clark, Dante Love, Kyle Smith,David

Cook,Inia Toa, penalty try; LanceTaylor 8

conversions.), Woodend 10 (Andrew

Proctor try;Will Clifford aconversion and

penalty.)

Points after six rounds; Kaiapoi 25,

Glenmark­Cheviot 25, Oxford 20, Saracens

17, Ashley 14, Hurunui 11, Ohoka8,

Woodend 0.

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for the second time this season.

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Totara, the Platinum Boys’ Bteam in abig

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While they fought hardasunderdogs,

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Rangiora Roadsters Mini Sticksboys’ team

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with the Harewood Harriers.

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Women:RangioraCBK 0losttoMarist 4.

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Currie.

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University of Canterbury Alumni 11.

Women:Rangiora Hurunui 4(Sally Kelso 2, Anna

Armstrong1,LucyMurray 1) beat Hinemoa­

Kaiapoi Totara0.MVP:Sally Kelso &HazelHoney.

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Harrison Forbes 1) beat Harewood B0.

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Antoniuk­Newall1)losttoHarewoodWhite 4. MVP:

Isabelle Galbraith.

Kwik Sticks Boys: RangioraRenegades1(Tenzin

Woods 1) lost to Waikirikiri Orange4.MVP:Finn

Smith;Rangiora Rampage 4(Matt Corey 2, Henry

Webb 1, Jasiah Woods 1) lost to Waikirikiri Hawks

5. MVP: Jasiah Woods.

KiwiSticksGirls:RangioraRaiders0lost to

Hinemoa­Kaiapoi Kowhai 4. MVP:Annabelle

Bircher:RangioraRainbows 0losttoHSOB/

Burnside4.MVP:SumaraMcCartney; Rangiora

Rebels 0losttoHarewood Hotsticks 4. MVP: Logan

Vaughn.

KiwiSticksBoys: RangioraRogues won by

defaultagainstMedbury School Grey; Rangiora

Rangers1lost to HarewoodHurricanes 10.

MiniSticksGirls: RangioraRabbits9(Catherine

McKellow4,EmmaMcKellow2,QuinceyHawes2,

Aimee Dunlop 1) beat Carlton Redcliffs Dolphins 0.

MVP: QuinceyHawes;Rangiora Rockets 2(Ashlee

Harkess 2) defeated Harewood Grasshoppers 1.

MVP:AshleeHarkess.

MiniSticksBoys: RangioraRoadsters4

(Harrison Pullar1,Aidan Ferguson 1, Pearse

Cooper 1, Ayden Mattsen 1) drewwith Harewood

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Rams win close contest

INDOOR CRICKET

The North Canterbury Ramshad a

close victory over the Hornby Titans in

the latest round of the Canterbury

Indoor Cricket competition.

The Rams managed to gain some

ascendancy towardthe end of its

innings to postacompetitive score of

78 runs,which proved enoughfor the

win and to retain the Canterbury

Shield.

Second pair Aaron Turner/Ian King

scored 25 runs and last pair Chris

Sharpe/Mackenzie Smith scored 27.

Hornby started off well with asolid

25 from captain Matt Wilcox, but the

Rams bowledwell, benefiting from

good backupfrom the fielders.

Brendon Wellington took two

wickets for 3runs, Ian King 2/7 and

Chris Sharpe 1/8.

Captain Jeff Jones bowled the last

over, with Hornby needing just 12 runs

SPORT RESULTS

Shield fever ... The Canterbury Indoor

Cricket lower grade Club Shield, with Jeff

Jones, left, of the Rams, and Matty

Wilcox, of the Titans.

to win. It managed only 8, to finish on

74, thankstosome dot balls and good

fielding from Aaron Turner.

North Canterbury Rams78v74

Hornby Titans.

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August 2020orwhile stockslast. Wine and beeravailable at stores withanoff

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RangioraGolf Club

Nineholes: Stroke/Jingles

Ladies: AnnMartin 29, 1; Lynn Muir

24, 2; JanMoffatt22, 3.

Men:JackGregan23, 1; Michael

Henry 22, 2; AlanMacDonald 19, 3.

Men’s midweek —stableford

Jacob vanPetegem39, 1; Steve Jones

37, 2; Richard Smith35(c/b) 3.

Men’sweekend —Par for EderTrophy

Division 1: RobDuff+4, 1; Nigel

Seaton +3 (c/b),2;SteveWilliams +3,

3.

Division 2: Daniel Needham+8

(Winnerofthe Eder Trophy), 1; Lyell

Collins+7, 2; John Tavita+3, 3.


North CanterburyNews

PROPERTY

Waiau River Estate

-Opportunity awaits

Aunique opportunity awaits adiscerning purchaser or purchasers.

Located an easy 13km drive to the internationally recognised resort town of Hanmer Springs and the famous hot pools, Waiau River Estate

is positioned above the mighty Waiau River at Marble Point.

Waiau River Estate is avery aesthetically pleasing venue, from the views up and down the river, tothe carefully thought out placement and

construction of the buildings.

There is an established restaurant and cellar door trade, catering for functions, weddings, wine tasting with casual dining. This property has

scope, appeal and future growth. The restaurant consists of three main rooms including separate function room, serveryand full commercial

kitchen. Extensive use of the riverstone and exposed beams blends the restaurant into the stunning landscape.

The property is 21.9145 hectares of which 5.2 hectares is in grapes. The four varieties of grapes include Chardonnay,Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot

Noir and Riesling which are sold under the Marble Point and Hellsgate labels.

The home is asuperior, contemporary designed 4-bedroom property with large windows taking advantage of the outstanding views this

property offers. There are two modern bathrooms, two lounges, adining room and astudy. The home is kept warm inthe winter by alog

burner with abeautiful riverstone feature surrounding. There is atwo car garage and 5-bay implement shed.

We believe this is aunique property in amagnificent setting which is suretoimpress on viewing. Viewing by appointment only.

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Open Home

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Perfect location, priceand size

This near new home was built 7years ago and is afine example of a

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who wish to downsizefrom alarge home,orofcourse to those wishing

to enter the property market. It is also agreat investment property.

The home has 3bedrooms and thereisonefamily bathroom. A

double internal access garage provides space for all those extra things

like bikes and toys. Thekitchen and living area is open plan, and

receives all day sun. The dining area ranch slider opens out onto anice

patio area. Theback area is very secure.

3 1 2

Deadline Sale closes Wednesday 5th

August, 2020 at 4.00pm, (unless sold

prior)

View Sun 2Aug 1.00 -2.00pm

Web pb.co.nz/RU76828

BevWright

M 027 434 2486

Viewstocherish, potentialto realise

Opportunity abounds in this tidy robustly constructed 1970s home,

superbly positioned to maximise rural living with the convenience of

urban proximity and currently lying vacant, awaiting new owners. This

entry level 1. 6halifestyle property has gorgeous views that never

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burner,walk in pantry, rumpus room and internal garaging. Outside

offers an extraheight garage and storage room, 4paddocks and a

stunning view.

3 1 1 3

Deadline Sale closes Tuesday 11th

August, 2020 at 5.00pm, (unless sold

prior)

View Sun 2Aug 1.00 -1.30pm

Web pb.co.nz/RU77021

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M 027 848 8020

Hanmer Springs 29 Lochiel Drive

Open Home

Specialpropertywanted

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They haveoutgrowntheir existing home

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For Sale $340,000

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FEATURING

RURAL AND LIFESTYLE

PROPERTIES FOR SALE

EDITION 2-2020

FEATURING

Costumes to look the part

By SHELLEY TOPP

The North Canterbury

Musicals’costume­hire

shop will reopenon

Thursday next week.

‘‘It will be lovelytosee

people coming back

through the door again,’’

costume hire manager

NickyHarrall said.

The shop, in thegroup’s

roomsinNorthbrook

Studios, has beenclosedfor

more thanfour months

because of Covid­19

restrictions.

It is packedwith a

collection of colourful

costumes fromits theatrical

shows.

Thereiseverything

imaginable to createa

snazzy outfit, including

fancyhats, dresses, shoes,

suits, coats,handbags, fur

coatsand more.

‘‘We havehundreds of

costumes availablefor

hire,’’ Nickysays.

Thereiseven an

extensive range of costume

jewellerytoadd sparkleto

an outfit.

‘‘It is alittle hire shop

that has been boostedby

the expertise of an

extraordinary bunchof

volunteers.’’

Thereissomethingfor

thoseofall shapes,sizes

and ages.

‘‘People often cometothe

shop to find an outfit for a

special occasion,orafancy

dressparty,’’ Nicky says.

‘‘Wealso support school

productions, other

theatrical groups, book

weeks, singinggroupsand

we have asmall number of

pioneer children’s

costumesfor hire.

‘‘Wesupporta

sustainable environment

and encourage customersto

bring their own carrybags

when theycome to hire.’’

She attributes the high

quality and rangeof

clothing in the shop to

North Canterbury Musicals’

lifemember, Christine

Andrews,who was the

costume hire manager for

the past 10 years. However,

she retiredinMarch.

‘‘Christine has beena

hugehelp to me, mentoring

me for this role, and she has

madeasignificant

contribution to thesociety,’’

Nicky says. ‘‘Without her

wealth of knowledge and

creativity,weprobably

wouldn’t havethis

wardrobe the size that it is.’’

Initially, the costume shop

willopen only on Thursdays

from4.30pm to 7.30pm, but

it is intended to eventually

extend thehours.

North Canterbury

Musicalshad to postpone

its 2020 production of

Joseph and the Amazing

Technicolour Dreamcoat

because of Covid­19.

It has beenrescheduled,

withopeningnight in the

RangioraTown Hall now

set for May 13 next year.

Costumes galore ... Nicky Harrall in North Canterbury Musicals’ costume

hire shop with granddaughter Felicity Clark.

PHOTO:SHELLEY TOPP

NEWS

North Canterbury News, July 30, 2020

33

Weedkiller

stance

By SHELLEY TOPP

Apublic backlash has forced the

Christchurch CityCouncil to scrap plans

to reintroduce glyphosate use, but the

Waimakariri DistrictCouncilsays the

herbicide,commonly known as

Roundup,can be usedsafely.

‘‘When used correctly we haveno

concernsabout using it,’’ the council’s

GreenSpace manager GrantMacLeod

says.‘‘Wemake surethat in Waimakariri

we use Roundup in the safest way we

can, follow the manufacturer’s

guidelines for its use,aswell as requiring

contractorstouse PPE (personal

protectiveequipment) and puttingup

signage saying spraying is occurring

when it is in use.’’

The GreenSpace team also uses weed

eaters and hand­picking methods. ‘‘We

only use Roundup in areaswherewe

have to, andtry and reduce use by applying

mulchtoshrub bedstosuppress

weeds. It is mostly used aroundhard surfacessuch

as footpathsand pathways.’’

Kaiapoi Community Board

chairwoman Chris Greengrass recalls

the concerns raised in 2016over council

use of glyphosate to control weeds near

the KaiapoiRiver and other waterways.

‘‘Theboard,onawhole, did not support

the use of chemical weed control.

‘‘I don’t recall thistopicbeing brought

to the tableagain for the board’s

consideration but in my opinion, and

because of casual conversationswith

members of the community, most are

concerned aboutthe wellbeing of both

people and wildlife. In saying that, Ido

believe council staff are very responsible

and have high expectations from contractorsthat

they willtake utmost care.’’

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Brook Yates

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Niki Bradley

027 607 2555

Chris Jones

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Ross Ditmer

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Craig Blackburn

027 489 7225

Ben Turner

027 530 1400

Dean Pugh

027 335 6303

Chertsey

SOLD

Hororata

201ha

72ha

SOLD

SOLD

Fairlie

141ha Flaxton

20ha

Hororata 77ha Hororata 326ha

SOLD

Geraldine

SOLD

Lake Pearson

53ha

555ha

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Glentui

SOLD

Loburn

73ha

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Bayleys Canterbury Rural Sales

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$165

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Evan Marshall

027 221 0910

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021 705 014

Georgie Robson

027 562 4100

Hamish Lane

027 685 6204

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Loburn

223ha

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Lyttelton

43ha

SOLD

Methven

55ha

SOLD

Motunau

126ha

SOLD

Motunau

373ha

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Jack Pringle

027 533 4820

Jane Moody

027 455 0161

Joel Meikle

027 814 5208

Jon McAuliffe

027 432 7769

SOLD

Motunau

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543ha

SOLD

Motunau

SOLD

868ha

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Oamaru

SOLD

197ha

SOLD

Oxford

SOLD

41ha

SOLD

Pendarves

SOLD

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Kerry Eyles

027 472 6780

Lance Farrant

027 228 2846

Mark Parry

027 433 0350

Mark Pringle

027 433 3334

Pleasant Point

124ha

Sheffield

130ha

Temuka

161ha

Timaru

113ha

Waikari

731ha

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Mike Preston

027 430 7041

Nick Wilson

021 917 047

Peter Foley

021 754 737

Sam Sidey

027 346 3500

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NEWS &CLASSIFIEDS

34 North Canterbury News, July 30, 2020

Kaiapoi to

come alive

Kaiapoican expect abusy start to springas

events returntothe town.

Planning is under way for aSeptember 4

event to commemoratethe 2010

earthquake, while the Kaiapoi Spring

Festival will be back later in the month.

All Together Kaiapoi co­ordinatorLinda

Dunbar says details are still being

finalised,but an evening street marketis

planned on RavenQuay based on the

Blackwells Fire and Ice Market,normally

held to coincide with the Kaiapoi Art Expo.

‘‘We are working alongside Blackwells

and the stall­holders to try and bring it back

with adifference, but the focus will be on

September 4.’’

Linda says it is being planned as a

Waimakariri­wide event, with everyone

welcometoattend.

Kaiapoi’s events season kicks off on

August 24, with the return of the Kane

Shield swimming contestatthe Kaiapoi

Aquatic Centre from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

Thereisagold coin entry per person,

with teams of four swimmers competing in

100m relay races,or25m per swimmer.

Registrationsare open, with entry forms

at the KaiapoiAquaticCentre or on the All

TogetherKaiapoiFacebook page.

The Kaiapoi LanternFestivalwill be

held from August 31 to September7.

The Kaiapoi Spring Festival is set for

September 21 to 27, but is subject to

funding.

Pets

DOGGY DAY CARE

2284897

Firewood

FIREWOOD bone dry

Macrocarpa firewood $120

per square metre. Delivered

as far North as Amberley.

Ph George 021 0845 3787.

Wanted To Buy

MATERIALS to deck out

a mancave from Memorabilia,

retro things of any

kind including furniture or

just cool things of interest.

Ph or txt 021 861 732.

For Sale

HONEY 4kg bucket

cooking honey, $30 special.

Available at Gracebrook,

Amberley. Telephone 03

314 7076.

Pets

BICHON HOMESTAY

for smaller dogs. We look

after your dog in our home.

"No kennels". Phone today

03 314 6110.

Livestock

HOMEKILL

Butchery &

meat processing

313 0022

MEAT2U.NZ

From $15 aday

6am to 8pm -Special conditions apply

Snuggle Inn Boarding Kennels

459 Fernside Road, Ph 03 313 1774

2276971

Gardening

GARDEN hedges cut to

perfection. Tree & arbor

work. Also spraying. Free

quotes. Ph 03 312 0668 or

021 111 4322.

LAWNS & GARDENS

Time to plan for Spring.

Lawns, gardening, section

tidys, hedges trimmed,

roses pruned. Call or text

Megan 021 337 489.

Situations Vacant

MOBIL AMBERLEY

Aposition foramotivated&well

presented person.

Includes cashier duties, sales&

assistingcustomers.

Computer &communication skills

would be an advantage.

Phone Andrew 021 355 890

WELDER /ENGINEER

wanted. Mig and electric

for s/h farm machinery

business in Sefton. Saturdays

or if retired during the

week to suit. Phone 027

223 8111.

Entertainment

TOO MANY CHIEFS -

Upcoming event for the

Mike Greer Homes and

Balcairn Hall Concert

Series. Saturday 22nd

August 2020, 8pm,

Featuring: Rob Joass,

Andrew London &Wayne

Mason "Mates on the road

rolling out top quality songwriting

and musicianship,

with lashings of irony and

humour." -East Auckland

Times. Tickets (cash

please) $25 from Sally

Mac’s, Amberley, Sefton

Garage, Stan’s 7Day Pharmacy,

Rangiora, or book

online: www.balcairnhall.com

or via our Facebook, email

inquiries

balcairnpublichall@gmail.com

Famous Free Supper /

Alcohol free event / No

stilettos /CDs /raffles.

Educational

TUITION available. Primary

and secondary to

NCEA level 3. Math, Literacy

and Science (NCEA).

Each student on an individually

- tailoured programme.

Kip McGrath

Rangiora has been serving

the local community for 30

years. Give us a call or

book your free assessment

online 03 313 3638 https:/

/www.kipmcgrath.co.nz/rangiora.

Cars For Sale

Public Notices

SHOWCASE

Hurunui Community Arts Council

The annual exhibition of Hurunui art

and craft will be held at the library

in Amberley from September 24 th to

September 28 th .

If you have entered in previous years, welcome

back.

If you have never entered before, don’t hesitate,

do join us in this community exhibition.

All works of art are welcome and entry forms

are available from the library and must be

returned by September 4 th .

Please contact art.hurunui@gmail.com

or phone 03 314 7505.

2090492

PEUGEOT 607, 2002

105,000kms, auto, colour

bronze, AC, alloys, fuel

injected, leather, power

windows, sunroof, stereo,

economical, cam replaced,

genuine sale, $5000 ono.

Phone 027 494 8251.

PEUGEOT 408, 2014

75,000kms, white, 1600cc

turbo engine, 6speed auto

tiptronic, 17 inch alloy

wheels, auto rain light

sensors, AC, Blue Tooth,

cruise control $14,500 ono.

Phone 027 494 8251.

Cars Wanted

CASH 4CARS

and 4WD'S

Phone

Automotive

Parts

03 313 7216

CARS, vans, 4WD’s

wanted for dismantling or

repair. Phone 027 258

8366.

CASH / CASH for any

unwanted vehicles, ph 347

9354 or 027 476 2404.

CARS WANTED under

$5000. Tim Koller Motor

Company, 380 Ferry Road.

Phone 03 390 1717.

2299384

PUBLIC NOTICE OF

APPLICATION FOR

ON-LICENCE

SECTION 101, SALE

AND SUPPLY OF

ALCOHOL ACT 2012

Lost Cafes Ltd (88 Victoria

St, Rangiora) has made

application to the District

Licensing Committee at

Rangiora for the renewal of

an On Licence in respect

of the premises situated

at 88 Victoria St, Rangiora

known as Winnie Bagoes.

The general nature of the

business conducted (or to

be conducted) under the

licence is Restaurant &

Bar.

The days on which and the

hours during which alcohol

is (or is intended to be)

sold under the licence are

Sunday -Thursday 11am -

11pm, Friday and Saturday

11am -1am the following

day.

The application may be

inspected during ordinary

office hours at the office

of the Waimakariri District

Licensing Committee at

215 High Street, Rangiora.

Any person who is entitled

to object and who wishes

to object to the issue of

the licence may, not later

than 15 working days after

the date of the publication

of this notice, file anotice

in writing of the objection

with the Secretary of

the Waimakariri District

Licensing Committee

at Private Bag 1005,

Rangiora.

No objection to the renewal

of alicence may be made

in relation to amatter other

than amatter specified in

section 131 of the Sale and

Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

This is the first publication

of this notice.

2299040v1

BALCAIRN PUBLIC

HALL SOCIETY

INCORPORATED

REMINDER NOTICE

OF ANNUAL GENERAL

MEETING

Reminder notice of 10 th

annual general meeting

of the Society to be held

at the BalcairnPublic Hall

on Monday, 3 rd August

2020 at 7.30 pm.

2299213

4August

August 2020meetingdates

Hurunui Youth Council 5.00pm

(Venue: Council Chambers, Amberley)

11 August Hurunui Tourism Board 1.00pm

(Venue: Hanmer Springs Golf Club)

12 August Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa

Management Committee 9.00am (Venue:

Board Room, Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools)

12 August South Ward Committee 7.00pm

(Venue: Council Chambers, Amberley)

13 August Audit &Risk Committee meeting 9.30am

(Venue: Council Chambers, Amberley)

17 August Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee 3.00pm

(Venue: Waiau Hall)

18 August Glenmark Community Committee 7.30pm

(Venue: Motunau Community Centre)

19 August Amuri Community Committee 7.30pm

(Venue: Culverden Council Chambers)

20 August Operations Committee 9.30am

(Venue: Council Chambers, Amberley)

24 August Hanmer Springs Community Board 1.00pm

(Venue: The Gallery, Hanmer Springs Library)

25 August Cheviot Community Committee 6.00pm

(Venue: Cheviot Library/Service Centre)

26 August Hurunui Community Committee 7.00pm

(Venue: Waikari Hall)

27 August Council meeting 9.30am

(Venue: Council Chambers, Amberley)

Kaiapoi Christadelphians

“The Key of Knowledge ..“(Luke 11:52)

GOD -HIS NATURE

What does the Bible declare about it’s author -God?

Is he an angry, hard, exacting creator, oraloving

merciful creator who tolerates all things?

Numbers 14:18 states -‘TheLORD is longsuffering,

and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and

transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty,

visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children

unto the third and fourth generation’.

John 3:15 states -‘For God so loved the world that

he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever

believeth in him should not perish, but have

everlasting life’.

DVD presentation -Sunday 2 nd August-7.00pm

Kaiapoi Community Centre

Sewell Street

Forinformation phone 352 5453

Website -bibletruthandprophecy

Witness to accident

East Belt /High Street

roundabout between

Blue Toyota and Cyclist

on Monday 23 rd March,

10.30am.

Would appreciate you

coming forward. Please

contact 027 752 7800.

Public Notices

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advertisers by shopping local.

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everyweek.

If you’re abusiness owner and want to find out how we can help you

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2299641

To Let

2299546

2299531

AMBERLEY flat for rent.

2 bedroom, sun all day,

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ABEL &Prestige Chimney

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Professional, guaranteed,

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AFFORDABLE concrete

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BRIAN’S Tree Services.

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Affordable rates. Phone 03

327 5505 or 021 124 4894.

BRICK &blocklaying. All

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0272 386 003 or 313 5678.

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DRESSMAKING Bev’s

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Phone 327 5535.

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STONEMASON, Brick

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or phone 027 601 3145.

PAINTER, qualified, local

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PAINT & wallpaper

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Exterior, interior. Qualified

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312 1214 or 021 267 4025.

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SEPTIC TANK

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