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Howzat! Cricket nets solution found

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of new cricket facilities at Elmwood Park after months of delays. • Story, page 3


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MORE THAN $330,000 in

“heartbeat” funding will help

nor’west groups as the city

readies for the full impact of the

coronavirus pandemic.

There may be more to come –

the council is set to confirm how a

new Covid-19 response allocation

will be distributed.

The Fendalton-Waimari-Harwood

Community Board has just

confirmed grants worth $332,550

to 47 community groups.

It received applications worth

$892,483 to a Strengthening Communities

fund worth $431,445.

The Papanui-Innes board’s

spend was not available as

Nor’West News went to print.

It received 43 applications for

$902,216 from a fund worth


Staff advised that board to approve

$320,851 in spending.

The groups work across the

spectrum, from sports and recreation

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operational costs.

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Cricket nets to meet safety concerns

• By Bea Gooding

MEMBERS OF the Old Boys

Collegians Cricket Club are

relieved their voices have been

heard following the approval

of replacement cricket nets at

Elmwood Park.

A number of


were made to

the controversial


after safety

concerns were

raised by

residents near



the area, along

with fears the

space would

turn into a “cricket park.”

The 20-year ground lease –

four lanes covering 518 sq m –

was approved by the


Community Board as the existing

nets were earthquake-damaged

and deemed unsafe.

Said club committee member

David Wakefield: “It’s definitely

a bit of a relief, but at the same

time we’re glad that we feel like

there’s been a resolution struck

between residents who had concerns

with what was proposed.”

The club raised $100,000

towards the facility’s rebuild over

three years which will be available

for the public to use.

Changes to the proposal included

a compromise of soft nets

that can be retracted during the

off-season, halving in length, in

addition to a new pavilion that is

due to be built.

There was strong community

support for the new facility to go

ahead, with 361 out of 400 public

submissions in favour of the

amended proposal.

Key themes against the proposal

included the structure’s

scale having “detrimental” effects

on the parks’ amenity and


old cricket

nets at


Park will be


They will


with a new


heritage value, and additional

park users outside the community

causing traffic and parking


“The existing nets already

take up too much of the park

as it is, and it’s difficult to avoid

the balls. I feel it will adversely

affect the enjoyment of the park

by many,” Lesley Airey said in a

submission opposing the plan.

Wakefield was satisfied the

safety concerns had been addressed.

“Definitely, our concerns

regarding safety were fundamentally

the reasons why we looked

to replace the current nets,” he


“[They] won’t have to worry

about flying cricket balls.”

Community board chairman

David Cartwright said the lease

best meets the needs of the club

and cricketers of all ages, while

also acknowledging community

concerns over its scale.

“The club has shown it has

taken local residents’ concerns

about the size and scale of the

nets seriously. The proposal

they’ve come back with, for soft

nets that can be fully removed

during the off-season, helps address

these concerns,” he said.

Elmwood Park has had “a long

association with cricket,” he


“The cricket club is an important

focal point for the local

community, with 92 per cent of

the club’s junior members living

within a 5km radius of Elmwood


“The new enclosed nets will

make the park environment

safer, and will provide a secure

training facility for players, without

hampering other park users.”

The nets will sit parallel to the

tennis courts on the eastern side

of the park away from neighbouring


The club was in the process

of securing building and

resource consents for them

and aim to complete the new

complex during coming cricket


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Funds for support workers

• From page 1

The spend will help fund

youth and community

support workers through

to sports equipment

and development


Board chairman


Cartwright said

the “heartbeat”

funding would

keep many

groups going

through the new

financial year.

For many,

the cash was a

crucial safety net

that gave them the resource

and the confidence to apply

for significant funding


The board focused on

proven performers to

ensure the community

would get more bang for

its buck. It was also keen

on groups becoming selfsufficient.

Across the city, Linwood-

Central-Heathcote board

chairwoman Alexandra

Davids said boards could

advocate for central government

spending on local


Cartwright said boards

David Cartwright

might have a role tapping

into central government

funding, or linking groups

and potential funders.

“It is all a


discussion,” he


The need for

adaptability and

self sufficiency

was particularly

important as the

city faced-down

the impacts of

the global pandemic,


was now testing

some social


The board will soon learn

how much additional grant

money it will administer

as part of the city council’s

overall Covid-19 response.

Cartwright said the

board wanted the total pot

of money available to all

boards to be divided on a

per-capita basis.

The board area included

many communities that

struggled before the pandemic

made many futures

uncertain, he said.

The likely allocation

might not be much – he

was “sure we and the other

boards could easily use all

of it on our own areas” –

but it will be welcomed, he


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Artwork earns student national prize

• By Bea Gooding


for the arts and protecting

the natural world helped her

win a national concept design

competition, judged by leading

experts in the field.

The year 11 Burnside High

School student’s work was the

overall winner of the “Earth

Guardians” concept art competition,

run by the Massey University

College of Creative Arts

and prestigious design company

Weta Workshop.

The design also won the industry

selected ultimate concept artist

award, which took out the top

spot over 300 other submissions

made by young people across

New Zealand.

Said Madeline: “It was a very

big surprise, it was overwhelming

at first. I couldn’t really

register it for a couple of days.

“It’s really rewarding to win

something considering I might

not have had the highest skill

level as others.”

Entrants submitted their interpretation

and background story

of an “earth guardian,” creating

a character to defend the earth

using nature and elements to

inspire the design.

“Ykine” challenged views on

traditional earth guardians, with

the character representing the

SKILLS: Madeline Head was surprised to win a national concept design competition with Ykine.

invasion of “perfectly polished”

buildings and cities by bringing

nature into places where they

were not usually found.

Said Madeline: “Common representations

are often very mystical

and distant from humans

and how they interact with them.

They tend to have awe-inspiring

powers and protect natural areas

from humans.

“Ykine felt less majestic and

intimidating, and more equivalent

to a racoon digging through

the trash. This earth guardian


has no drive to harm humans,

only to reclaim parts of urban


“It’s an immature troublemaker,

picking indirect fights

and silent wars with those that

own the buildings and sites it

tries to plant seeds in.”

The concept of defending the

earth could be interpreted in

other ways, such as protecting

it from outside threats or the

protection of the world’s natural


Madeline, 15, of Bryndwr, believed

this concept challenged human

existence in general, rather

than a focus on sustainability.

It was a reminder for humans

to actively pursuit keeping

nature alive instead pushing the

issue away.

“It’s challenging human existence

in general, how we have

messed up the planet and how

much things have gone wrong.

Humans need to step back and

try not to do anything else,”

Madeline said.

“We don’t have earth guardians,

so the issue is in our


The competition was in celebration

of a new concept design

course at Massey University and

gave students a taste of what to

expect in the professional world.

Madeline encouraged other

young people to try something

new, as they never know where it

will take them.

“There’s absolutely no harm in

entering competitions, it’s fun to

try to challenge yourself to look

at things differently.”

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App to challenge consumer behaviour

• By Bea Gooding

“IMAGINE A platform where

you can rent everything as

opposed to buying brand new.”

Toby Skilton’s dream of developing

a renting and lending

app has come true in a matter of

months and launches next week

in a bid to challenge consumer


Mutu, founded by the Bryndwr

resident, launches in Canterbury

next week and will enable users

to acquire or lend items on a

temporary basis – anything from

paddleboards and bikes to do-ityourself

tools and camping gear,

to name a few.

“I couldn’t be more excited.

This platform is a tool to reduce

waste and really solves a massive

issue we have in New Zealand

with overconsumption.”

The launch comes at a time

when people were more conscious

of their spending and

were taking the time to explore

their backyard due to Covid-19.

“It encourages tourism and

trying something new while

saving money on our platform,”

he said.

“Cantabrians can spend that

money on cafes, accommodation

and amazing outdoor adventure

facilities right on our doorstep.”

Skilton said the app and

website will also enable users

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DREAM: Toby Skilton’s new lending and borrowing app, Mutu, will enable users to acquire

the things they need without buying brand new, reducing the amount of items sent to



to make money by renting the

under-utilised items they own.

“It’s also giving items destined

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through Europe with his partner,

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access to gear was “incredibly

expensive and time-consuming,”

for activities they loved such as

camping, hiking, and surfing.

Having limited space to pack


the necessary gear was another

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Their experiences couch-surfing

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“They felt a huge amount of joy

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Skilton has always had an

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He was excited to see one of

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So far more than 1500 people

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“Our vision is to completely

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Two auctions achieve

strong results for vendors

Two properties went under the

hammer at the newly refurbished Ray

White Strowan premises last Wednesday,

with both attracting plenty of interest

from potential buyers.

The first was an ‘as is where is’ property

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Over the three open home weekends

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Describing the property as “homely

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The second property, located in

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Agent Brent Rushworth, from the Ray

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property during the open homes, with 21

people attending the auction.

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“I think many homeowners in

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Craft studio gives disabled independence

Myriad groups help

keep our community

moving. Reporter

Bea Gooding speaks

to the Handmade

Studio manager Tori

Peden about how the

trust helps people

with disabilities gain

independence and skills

in the craft industry

Tell me a bit about the

Handmade Studio Trust and

how it came to be what it is


Handmade Studio started in

the early 80s as a place disabled

people could go to be creative,

help build their skills and gain

independence. Over time, skills

have been perfected and new

opportunities have become

available. Our completed

garments are for sale in our

showroom and at The Tannery

in Wool Yarn and Fibre. We are

hoping to build relationships

with the fashion design schools

as our fabrics are handmade and

one of a kind. Many hours of

love and care go into each piece

that is made.

What items are made at the


Woollen garments are created

by our artisans using New

Zealand wool woven through

a loom and made into many

different design fabrics. Once

the fabric is complete our

volunteers turn the raw product

into garments such as jackets,

capes, ponchos, and shawls. Any

left-over fabric from this process

is made into soft toy kiwis,

rabbits, and bears. At different

times scarfs have been created

on the looms. Other crafts are

also made in the studio, and

currently, we are working on a

group project creating a handstitched

quilt, to be donated

to another local charity when


Why is a place like this

an important asset in


Places such as Handmade

Studio provide more than just

a place to work, it gives a sense

of belonging. Many different

community organisations help

support different groups within

Christchurch. Elderly, disabled,

refugee, youth, and parenting,

all have special requirements

and without these organisations,

our community would be

fragmented and cold. A real

PRIDE: Handmade

Studio manager

Tori Peden (left)

and artisan Fiona

Berry believe

the craft studio

provides a sense

of belonging

for people with




sense of belonging and purpose

helps someone get out of bed in

the morning, be somewhere, and

be part something.

What are the current

issues impacting people with

disabilities in the craft scene,

and why?

There are a couple of issues

facing all people in the craft

space, that is having outlets

to showcase their work, and

funding to be able to provide

space for artists. Our artisans

are special in that they have a

few extra hurdles to jump when

a comes to being an artist, but

they all do it with dignity and

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they will tell you they love what

do and they love having friends

around them. It is a bonus to see

their creation being turned into

a garment and then going to a

home to be worn with pride.

Funding at times can be hard

to secure for a lot of community

groups and ours is no exception.

Without the generous support of

funding providers, Handmade

Studio would not be available

for our artisans. We will keep

ticking along, this year like

every year we will continue

applying for grants and hoping

to get money to carry on doing

what we do. We are incredibly

grateful for the support and local

donations we receive; it does

make a real difference.

How can the community

better support people with

disabilities wanting to enter the

craft industry?

As we have all been reminded

lately to shop local but also be

okay with spending that little bit

more on something handmade

because each handmade item

not only has a story but has been

made with love by someone who

really treasures what they do.

Put your Best

Foot Forward

with the BEST!

We assess, diagnose and treat

foot, ankle, knee and leg conditions

Papanui Foot Clinic offers a broad range of services and

solutions by some of Christchurch’s leading podiatry experts


352 6400

• Ian Graham • Anna Brown • Tim Sander, QSM

Join McLeans

Island Golf Club

We offer a well presented and challenging course.

Full Membership

2020– 2021




Other membership categories available.

Ph: 352 6400 | 448 Papanui Road (opp BP Petrol station)

E: reception@papanuifootclinic.co.nz

• Choice of 5 tee blocks to cater for all levels of golf.

• Great practice area and golf professional available.

• Friendly ‘country’ feel in the heart of the Northwest.

McLeans Island Golf Club Inc

www.mcleansislandgolf.co.nz Ph: 03 359 9768


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Downsizing? Decluttering?

Please help support local St John activities

by donating good quality pre-loved clothing,

jewellery, homeware, furniture and books to

one of your local St John Christchurch stores.

We welcome donations dropped of at either:

272 Lincoln Road, Addington or 180 Durham Street South, City

or please call 027 304 7821 to book a donation collection.

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Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100

Caravans, Motorhomes

& Traliers


4-5 berth,UK type, dont

mind repairs .Ph 027



We can sell your caravan

on your behalf in our busy

yard at 512 Blenheim

Road. Affordable


Ph 03 348 6614


Uk type, Ph 027 2495571

Community Events



want to have a drink that’s

your business. If you want

to stop, we can help. Phone

0800 229-6757

Trades & Services





ROOFS $300

• Oamaru StOne

• Driveway

• PathS

• hOuSe

• General exterior

wash Down

• tidy up

Ph: 027 561 4629


Trades & Services

concrete & paving

• Driveways

• Earthquake repairs

• New Home Specialists

• Patios & Paths

tel: 0508 873 7483

email: sales@affordableconcrete.co.nz




Call us now for fast friendly service.

Get your problems sorted out

quick smart - on time!!

Phone for a


quote now.

Phone 03 377 1280 | Mobile 021 898 380

Trades & Services


Dominion Trading Co Ltd

• Scrap metal buyers

• Canterbury owned & operated

• Top prices paid $$$

• Open Saturday morning

Open Mon-Fri 8am – 4.30pm Sat. 8.30am-12.30pm


03 343 9993 333 Blenheim Rd

Trades & Services

Trades & Services



Renovations, complete Hickey Electrical.

service from start to finish, Reasonable rates, no

free quotes, ph Dave 027

334 4125


call out charge. www.


Ph Jason 021 260 3426

George Lockyer. Over PAINTER QuALIfIEd

40 years bricklaying local professional, int/

experience.Uk trained. Ext,roofs,wallpaller, call

Insurance work, EQC

or text Corban 027 846

repairs. Heritage


brickwork & stonework


a speciality. No job too

New, older homes,

small. Governers Bay.

interior, exterior. We stand

Home 329 9344. Cell

027 684 4046. E mail

by Canterbury. Ph Wayne


0272 743 541, 385-4348


Exp. Repairs, uplifting, Fully qualified, over 40

relaying, restretching. yrs experience. Ph John

Phone John on 0800 027 432-3822 or 351-

003181, 027 240 7416 9147 email johnchmill@

jflattery@xtra.co.nz outlook.com

Trades & Services



Earthquake Repairs, Grind

Out & Repoint, River/

Oamaru stone, Schist,

Volcanic Rock, Paving,

all Alterations new & old,

Quality Workmanship,

visit www.featureworks.

co.nz or ph 027 601-3145


Best price guarantee Tony

0275 588 895


Flooring - Splashbacks -

Wall incl tile removal, reg

master tiler, ph Dave 027

334 4125


& all camera tapes

converted to DVD or

USB. Video taping

special occasions, www.

grahamsvideo.co.nz ph 03


Wanted To Buy

AAA Buying goods

quality furniture, beds,

stoves, washing machines,

fridge freezers. Same day

service. Selwyn Dealers.

Phone 980 5812 or 027

313 8156

TOOLS Garden,

garage, woodworking,

mechanical, engineering,

sawbenches, lathes, cash

buyer, ph 355-2045





Phone for further details

(03) 379 1100

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Step back in time


Remember the music of the 70’s,

80’s and 90’s? pinball machines,

video games – Space Invaders,

the Doghouse, Wizards,

Time out?

Arcadia brings back ‘good oldfashioned

fun’ to the city with the

finest selection of arcade games

and awesome pinball machines.


204 barbadoes Street | www.arcadia.net.nz

Available for private functions, phone or text

027 536 1438 to book your event now!

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Eight of the tidiest nine-foot pool

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tunes from the 70s through to the 90s, bar

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Room is a relaxed, fun night out for families,

first dates, friendly games, practice and those

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119 Riccarton Rd












Christchurch’s latest games rooms offers multiple consoles including WII,

NES, SEGA, two virtual reality headsets and karaoke all set up ready for

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nights, such as gaming, singing and online tournaments.

Stay connected, meet other gamers, musicians and content creators.

119 Riccarton Rd (Above The Common Room) Book online: www.thegreenroom.net.nz

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