Western News: October 29, 2020

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Plan to reduce Wigram

speed limits welcomed

• By Bea Gooding

SPEED LIMIT changes to

improve pedestrian safety in

Wigram may be on the horizon.

The city council is encouraging

residents to share their

views on a

plan to reduce

speed limits

in Wigram,

particularly on

Lodestar Ave,

Stark Drive and

Michael

Toothill

The Runway at

The Landing.

The plan

has been welcomed

by Kilmarnock Enterprises

chief executive Michael

Toothill, who has advocated for

speed reduction measures on

Lodestar Ave for the last two

years.

The social enterprise provides

employment, training, and support

for people with disabilities,

who have been feeling unsafe

when crossing the road.

He said he even had to

encourage his staff to dress in

hi-visibility gear, such as reflective

jackets, so drivers could see

them.

• Turn to page 4

PROPOSAL: Speed limit changes may be a possibility in Wigram to improve pedestrian safety, including Lodestar Ave

outside Kilmarnock Enterprises.

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Hyde Park • Russley • Riccarton Park • Riccarton

what’s on

this week

JP Clinic

Thursday, 9.30am-12.30pm, at

Hornby, Saturday, 10am-noon, at

Fendalton, Tuesday, 10am-1pm, at

Upper Riccarton and Halswell

Fendalton, Halswell, Hornby and

Upper Riccarton libraries

A Justice of the Peace will be available

to members of the community

to witness signatures and documents,

certify document copies, hear oaths,

declarations, affidavits or affirmations

as well as sign citizenship, sponsorship

or rates rebates applications. This

service is free.

Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Thursday, 9am-5pm, Friday, 9am-

5pm, Monday, 9am-5pm, Tuesday,

9am-5pm, Wednesday, 9am-5pm

Hornby Library

Citizen’s Advice Bureau provides

free, confidential advice to everyone.

They take the time to listen and

equip you with information, options

and support that fit your needs.

Free, phone 349 5236 for more information.

English Conversation Club

Thursday, 11am-noon

Upper Riccarton Library

The Conversation Club is a drop-in

group where anyone is welcome to go

and practice conversations in English.

This is not a class, but an opportunity

to talk with others and meet new

people.

Rummikub

Thursday, 1-3pm

Fendalton Library

Join in on the fun and discover

how to play Rummikub, an exciting

strategy game for all ages. Free, no

bookings required.

Free Legal Advice

Thursday, 6.15-8.15pm

Hornby Library

A lawyer will be available to answer

your legal questions. Take relevant

documents. Free. No bookings required.

Technology Help Drop-In

Sessions

Tuesday, 11am-noon at Hornby,

2-3pm, at Halswell

Hornby Library and Te Hāpua: Halswell

Centre

These free drop-in sessions are

available to help you with specific issues

including using email, searching

the internet, using the library catalogue,

using electronic resources and

WESTERN NEWS

CSO Music Trails, Wednesday, 10.30-11.15am, Fendalton Library.

Join the musicians of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra as they travel

around the city’s libraries for a series of fun performances filled with song,

dance and storytelling. Catered for two to six-year-olds. Performances start

at 10.30am. Free, no bookings required. ​

any other general computer-related

queries.

Family History

Wednesday, 11am-1pm

Upper Riccarton Library

A volunteer from the Riccarton

branch of the New Zealand Society of

Genealogists will be available to help

you with finding your family history

online. Meet at the family history

computer.

Mah-jong Group

Wednesday, 1-3 pm

Upper Riccarton Library

If you are interested in playing

Mah-jong, go along whether you are a

beginner or an advanced player.

Scrabble Club

Wednesday, 1.30-3.30pm

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

If you have a way with words, go

along and play Scrabble with one of

the groups. Boards will be provided

but feel free to take your own.

new services offered at longestablished

podiatry clinic

For more than 25 years, Charlotte

Russell and her team at Feet First

Podiatry have been providing a full range

of professional podiatry services at their

Upper Riccarton clinic. Over that time,

they have continually kept abreast of

innovations in the profession ensuring

New Podiatry

Assistant

Agata in

discussion

with a client.

clients receive the most up-to-date

treatment for their feet.

Now, a new Podiatry Assistant has

joined the team. Trained and qualified

in Europe, Agata is providing general

podiatry services, including a new service

the clinic has introduced – Toenail

Reconstruction. A painless cosmetic

procedure, this restores the natural

appearance of nails that may have been

damaged through accident or have

become discoloured or unsightly due to

fungal infection. Lasting six to eight weeks,

the cosmetic nail allows a new, healthy nail

to grow underneath.

Full information on the procedure

can be seen on the Feet First Podiatry

website, www.feetfirst.co.nz.

Another new service being offered

at Feet First Podiatry is the Medi-Pedi,

(medical pedicure), which is a safe,

hygienic pedicure service carried out in

their clinic with sterile instruments.

Recently, there have been reports of

clients suffering from nail infections after

visiting nail bars for pedicures, which were

likely caused by the use of non-sterile

instruments and nail varnishes that had

been applied to multiple clients.

before

after

A toenail before and after Toenail

Reconstruction has been carried out.

The cosmetic nail has restored the

toenail’s natural appearance.

As Charlotte explains, in Christchurch

there are no by-laws governing nail bars,

so clients have no protection from any

unhygienic, unprofessional practices.

On the other hand, at Feet First Podiatry,

Charlotte and her team provide an

hygienically clean environment with health

and safety guidelines being followed and

all instruments sterilised by autoclave.

Clients are also invited to bring their own

nail varnish.

Located at 37 Main South Road, Feet

First Podiatry is open Monday to Friday

from 8.30am to 5pm, with late nights

on Tuesday and Thursday to 7pm by

appointment. Off-street parking is

available.

Feet First also runs several satellite

clinics. These are at the Marshland

Family Health Centre, Marshland Road

on Mondays, the Redcliffs Clinic, Augusta

Street, on Wednesday afternoons, and at

Darfield Pharmacy on alternate Fridays.

Complementing the services offered at

Feet First Podiatry is their retail store The

Shoe Room, located opposite the Lone

Star in Riccarton Road. The store offers an

extensive range of specialised footwear for

people that have foot problems, difficulty

finding shoes or simply those looking for

stylish, comfortable shoes.

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Thursday October 29 2020 3

Park ideas mulled over

• By Bea Gooding

A COMMUTER rail connection,

an adventure playground, a park

and ride facility and a butterfly

sanctuary.

THese are some of the ideas

being suggested to improve

community utilisation at Kyle

Park within the next few years as

Hornby’s population continues

to grow.

THe Greater

Hornby

Residents

Association

believes the

park will be an

integral part

Marc Duff

of the suburb

moving forward

and sees the

potential of it becoming a unique

hub of activity.

Resident’s association

chairman Marc Duff was excited

about the possibility of more

attractions in Hornby and to

see more being done with the

western side of the park in the

next 10 years.

THe city council currently had

no plans to develop that side of

the park, but were open to new

ideas for the future.

However, they approved

concept designs for the new

POSSIBILITIES: Options to improve recreational activities

at Kyle Park are being mulled over.

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN

Hornby Centre on the east side

of Kyle Park, which is due to

open late 2022.

Said Duff: “Hornby is really

starting to form a hub, with

rugby at Denton Park, the Hub

Hornby for retail, BMX and

cricket grounds, and a new pool

and library.

“It [Hornby] will become a real

focal meeting point for residents

which is quite exciting, and the

park is going to become a part of

that hub.”

A Kyle Park management plan

by the city council identified

Hornby’s greenspace network

lacking a large area for passive

recreation which specifically

drew people to the space.

“Hornby is well endowed with

sports fields, but lacks purposedesigned

passive recreation

areas,” it said.

“Kyle Park could be developed

to meet this need.”

Duff said the potential for a

commuter rail station at the park

meant visitors would have good

access to the community centre

and other amenities in Hornby.

But he said a new modern

skate park was needed, as the one

at Wycola Park was “well-used,”

but dated back to the 1980s.

“THere needs to be a more

modern approach as that’s a real

weakness in our community.”

City council community

parks manager Al Hardy said

they were open to the idea of a

butterfly sanctuary.

“THere are no current plans

to develop a butterfly sanctuary

in the park, however, council is

open-minded around this idea.”

THe $37.5 million Hornby

Centre, which features a new

library, swimming pool and

rooms for community use, will

start construction late next year.

THe city council was currently

looking at what facilities in the

area needed revisiting for its long

term plan for the next 10 years,

which could also include the

future of Kyle Park.

•HAVE YOUR SAY: What

new amenities would

you like to see at Kyle

Park? Email your views to

western@starmedia.kiwi

In Brief

SEWER RENEWAL

Work to renew a sewer

main from Darvel St to the

Christchurch Girls’ High School

entrance has now started. The

work needs to be undertaken

due to the existing sewer line

failing. Matai St East outside the

high school will be closed during

the works. The Darvel and Matai

St intersection will also be closed

during the end of the works.

Work is expected to completed

in two weeks. Meanwhile, work

to replace a water main on

Steadman Rd has started this

week. The existing water mains

needs upgrading. The work

will take place between Rosella

St and Yaldhurst Rd and is

expected to be completed by the

end of November.

SHARE YOUR VISION

Feedback on the city council’s

draft community housing

strategy is now open. The city

council is aiming to identify

what strategic roles and actions

can be taken to ensure sufficient

community housing is provided

in Christchurch. Share your

vision on what the priorities

should be on meeting housing

needs in the city. Consultation

closes on November 16 and can

be found at https://ccc.govt.nz/

the-council/consultations-andsubmissions/haveyoursay

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See website for details

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to Enrolment Scheme

Merrin School has been directed, under section 11H(1) of the Education

Act 1989, to implement an amendment to their current enrolment

scheme in order to prevent overcrowding.

The proposed amendment can be found via our website:

www.merrin.school.nz

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Thursday October 29 2020

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WESTERN NEWS

Call for centre line

on Lodestar Ave

• From page 1

Said Toothill: “We’re very

pleased that it’s got to this

stage, but the concerns have

continued to grow rather than

get better. Traffic has picked

up, and many cars are doing

closer to 60km/h.

“But I’ll feel relieved when

it’s actually been put in place.

Every day something is not

implemented is a risk to our

employees.”

Along with the speed limit

change, Toothill wanted a

centre line painted on the

road.

“It’s been proven that when

there’s a centre line, people

tend to go slower with the

perception of a narrower

road,” he said.

Residents of Lady Wigram

Retirement Village were also

calling for a lowered speed

limit and heavy vehicle

restrictions on Lodestar Ave

after long-standing issues with

noisy trucks.

The city council has since

proposed to reduce the speed

limit from 50km/h to 40km/h

on Lodestar Ave and Strark

Drive.

It also proposed to reduce

the limit from 60km/h

to 50km/h in Awatea Rd,

Wigram Rd and Wilmers Rd;

from 50km/h to 40km/h in

the Wigram Skies, Broken

Run, Awatea Park, Awatea

Green and Magnolia Estate

subdivisions, and from

50km/h to 30km/h at The

Runway at the Landing.

City council transport

operations manager Steffan

Thomas said the “safer speeds

will benefit residents in a

growing and very popular area

of the city.”

“Many families – along

with several businesses – have

moved to the wider Wigram

area and we are very conscious

of the need to ensure that

speed limits support a safer

environment,” he said.

“It is not just about keeping

the driver and passengers

of a car safe, it is also about

keeping vulnerable road users

safe.”

Public feedback on the draft

plan closes on November 18.

A final decision is due in

December, with any changes

implemented by the end of

January next year.

Peace rock proposal for park

• By Avneesh Vincent

A PROPOSAL for a peace rock at

Harrington Park in Riccarton has

been approved by the Halswell-

Hornby-Riccarton Community

Board.

The Oak Development Trust

along with local residents had previously

proposed

for a “peace

garden” in June

last year as a

memorial for the

March 15, 2019,

mosque attacks.

Carol Renouf

However, after

working with

council

staff members and estimating the

costs involved, the trust decided

to have a peace rock along with a

poem inscribed on a plaque.

“A rock is something that shows

a solid relationship of peace and

understanding,” said the community

board chair, Mike Mora.

He said it would be a symbol

of unity and had significance in

other cultures as well.

The proposal was first put

forward by local resident, Sirwan

Mohamadi. He had written a

poem in remembrance of the

attacks and was keen to have the

poem on a plaque and placed on a

standing rock.

“It was the writer who came to

us with the idea about 18 months

ago and then we took it to the

council for approval, which we

will see go to work,” trust manager

Carol Renouf said.

She said that the location of

the peace rock was based on the

request of Mohamadi who wanted

it to be placed in the vicinity of

the Riccarton community. The

location not being far away from

the mosque.

SYMBOL: A peace rock

has been proposed for

Harrington Park as a

memorial for the mosque

attacks.

“I see the rock as an acknowledgment

of what we want to be,

as a diverse community which is

respecting, loving and supporting

peace.’’

Renouf said the city council

would work with the trust to

make sure certain standards are

followed.

While the rock would be donated

by Gardenmakers, she said the

trust would be happy if someone

from the public would want to

donate towards the plaque.

The date for the placement of

the rock is yet to be decided.

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LIvIng LIfe

OCTOBER 2020

DisCOv ERing

P O siT ivE

RETi REMEn T

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ShowCaSeS

CIty’S antarCtIC

ConneCtIonS

voLunteerIng

Canterbury

offer your tIme

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assisting in op Shops – a great way to be

part of a team, meet new people and pick

up or enhance your customer skills. Charity

shops play a valuable part in assisting people

to recycle and also provide affordable quality

clothing and other goods to those who need

them. In an op Shop there will be roles for

those at the cashier desk, sorting donated

goods, preparing donated goods for onsale in

the shop. So a great variety of opportunities

within one location. these shops play an

important part in fundraising for the charity

which they support. Check out available roles

in these shops at www.volcanmatch.com,

category ‘retail’.

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TOUR

vOlUnTEERing

Ōtautahi Christchurch’s links to the icy

continent are celebrated in a new interactive

audio tour through the city centre.

The Antarctic Gateway City Trail has been

put together by ChristchurchNZ and The

Christchurch Antarctic Office and starts on

Colombo Street, near Victoria Square.

The trail takes listeners on a comprehensive

tour of the city and includes 17 geo-location

audio clips detailing a rich Antarctic history

and the stories of scientists, artists and

experts who have visited the icy continent.

The trail provides exclusive insight into

the two new pieces of street art, including

the Scott Base and penguins mural in

Cathedral Square, which is one of the city’s

largest murals. It was created by Oi You! for

ChristchurchNZ.

To access the tour, download the Listen Up

Ōtautahi app in the App Store or Google

Play, or follow the tour on your computer

at https://listenupotautahi.stqry.app/.

Experience the connection.

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there are always not for profit organisations

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be taking patients to medical appointments,

older folks to social/activity programmes, or

others to courses. Check out the available

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Discovering Positive retireMent

law

Puzzle

UnDERStAnDinG

CAPACitY

As lawyers, we are required to

meet with you and take your

instructions in order to help

you complete the particular

legal task you are planning.

Sometimes when we do this,

we need to take a little extra

time to consider your mental

capacity to make decisions.

Mental capacity is a client’s

capacity to make a decision.

Decision making requires

living that a client:

EXERCiSE thE minD

of the mind that could distort

life • understands the decision their decision making.

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they are having to make

• can discuss with us the

possible options available

to them in a way that shows

they appreciate the risk and

or benefit of those options

• understands the impact

that a decision, or the lack of

a decision, may have on them

or their loved ones

• is able to articulate and

discuss all of the above with

us.

It is important to note that

the level of capacity required

isn’t the same in every

situation. For example, to

make a Will, the legal test

is whether the client knows

they are making a Will

and the effect of doing so,

whether they understand the

extent of the assets they are

dealing with, whether they

comprehend the moral claims

which they ought to give

effect to, and finally whether

they are free of any disorders

However, when giving

instructions to complete

Enduring Powers of

Attorney, the test is lower

and is satisfied if a client

understands the broad

consequences of granting an

enduring power of attorney

and can process the relevant

information and appreciate

the nature and effect of the

power they are giving.

Having these discussions can

be difficult. However if there

is a risk that a client’s Will or

Enduring Power of Attorney

or other decision of a legal nature might

be challenged it is wise for the client to

obtain a medical certificate in respect of

their capacity in consultation with their

lawyer.

A failure to take this basic precaution

may cause uncertainty, delay, cost and

distress later on.

If a client is concerned about this risk it

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DisCOvERing POsiTivE RETiREMEnT

SharIng joy

through bISCuItS

C ommunity inf luencer

The aroma of biscuits has filled the home of Gianni

Barbafiera since childhood. Moving his wife and

young daughters from South Africa decades ago

in the quest for a safer environment and a more

opportune life, Gianni spends his days working

for Hamilton Jet and his Saturday mornings at the

Riccarton Farmers Market showcasing his variety

of cultural delicacies at his booth, Wooden Spoon.

Referred to as the ‘biscuit man’, we caught up with

him to talk about his customers favourites.

what’s your history with

biscuits?

My father was born in a small Tuscan town in Italy.

He migrated to South Africa in the early sixties,

where he met my lovely mother and my four

siblings, and I grew up.

My earliest recollections, when I was very young,

probably only three or four years old, include

wonderful memories of a weekly home baking

routine. My grandmother employed a wonderful

cook, who would make a selection of biscuits,

my favourites being the flower shaped one with

a cherry in the middle. Baking was part of my

childhood and upbringing.

The nineties were a period of uncertainty in South

Africa, and so my young family at the time, arrived

in New Zealand, ready to re-start our lives.

a biscuit smorgasbord

Most of our early biscuits had an Italian origin,

but not being bound by the restrictions of Italian

traditions, we were free to explore the entire world

of biscuits. Not only Italian Ricciarelli, Cavallucci

and Biscotti, but German Pheffer Küken,

American Snickerdoodles, Scottish shortbread,

English Garibaldis and more.

My wife is the baker and I’m the front of the house.

We pride ourselves on tradition, authenticity and

quality.

any time for a hobby?

Week days are spent with a job I enjoy, Saturdays

are filled with talking with customers who have

become friends, family and I do like to sing in our

Parish choir. Stop by the Biscuit stall, The Wooden

Spoon Saturday morning 9-12 at the Riccarton

Farmers Market.

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Thanks to COVID we are in the middle of a digital

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business. Technology is supporting the industries

and people that are being disrupted right across

society. Yet the tech sector fails to reflect the

diversity of the world it is enabling.

In a committed move to address this long-standing

issue, NZTech campaigned hard for more diverse

candidates to consider standing for its board.

The message was well received and NZTech’s new

board is the most diverse the sector has ever seen,

which puts the NGO in a great position to better

help the tech ecosystem, and New Zealand, adapt

and evolve in the time of COVID.

NZTech is the voice for technology in New

Zealand. It is a not-for-profit, organisation which

brings together 20 tech associations and more than

1500 member organisations which collectively

employ more than 10 percent of the New Zealand

workforce. The companies and people work

together to help create a more prosperous New

Zealand underpinned by technology.

With three Maori tech leaders on the board the

organisation is well placed to evolve to support

better inclusion in the sector. The NZTech board

has seven women with three in their thirties

spread across New Zealand including Auckland,

Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch.

Maori and Pasifika tech success will be a

critical driver of economic well-being for all

New Zealanders in coming years, presenting

opportunities for the development of new tech

businesses, new jobs and the creation of a globally

unique approach to New Zealand tech.

While covid is having a detrimental impact on

much of the economy, the New Zealand tech

sector continues to grow and create jobs.

There are more than 100,000 people employed

in New Zealand in the tech sector with several

thousand new tech jobs created every year.

Tech exports are likely to be the second biggest

export earner for New Zealand in 2020, generating

more than $12billion in revenue last year for the

top 200 tech exporters.

“NZTech is working with the Ministry of Business,

Innovation and Employment on the development

of an industry transformation plan designed to

further increase the growth of the tech sector so

it can help economic recovery with increasing

exports and jobs,” says NZTech chief executive

Graeme Muller.

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WESTERN NEWS Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz

Thursday October 29 2020 9

HEALTH & AWARENESS

Joint pain: Do I have arthritis or

could it be mainly my muscles?

The team at Physical Sense in Sydenham

sees clients with a range of symptoms but

many of their middle-aged and senior clients

visit complaining of pain in one of their joints.

Physiotherapist Ietje van Stolk suggests

that a major part of the pain could be due

to muscle pain rather than simply arthritis.

“Even if an x-ray shows arthritis, the reason

for the pain may be the muscles around

the joint,” she explains. The images show

how a muscle knot (the crosses) in a back

muscle can give hip pain (aches and pain

are the red areas in the drawings), a knot

in a muscle on the back of the shoulder

blade can give a deep pain in the front of

the shoulder and a muscle knot all the way

near the groin can give an ache in the knee

(especially at night in bed).

Ietje recalls one case where an 89 year

old client with severe arthritis who walked

with a stick, told her, “I will end up in

a wheelchair, I cannot put any weight

through my right leg due to pain in my hip

and buttock”. “Within 4 treatments, she

was walking with her stick but without the

severe pain,” says Ietje. “The arthritis was

one of the factors that made her muscles

spasm but the other was that older people

move less and the flexed position the hip

is in when we sit is particularly bad for

the hip.” Ietje is happy with the fact that

although the client was 89 and could have

been “given up on” or told to live with the

pain, she made a difference to her health

and wellbeing.

The same lack of movement can be the

reason for your knee pain or your shoulder

pain and the same few treatments could

make a huge difference for you.

At Physical Sense, hands-on techniques

(massage and triggerpoint deactivation

techniques) are used to release the muscles.

The client also gets a home exercise

program designed to mobilize and stretch

the joint, strengthen the important core

muscles and increase general strength and

SHOULDER

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(the crosses are the areas of the muscle spasms, the red areas is where the pain is felt)

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that stretches the joint in all directions

whilst the client is able to lie safely on their

bed, perfect for older or less mobile clients.

In many cases having the muscles

released and being taught how to maintain

it, is enough to stay on top of the problem.

HIP PAIN

If severe arthritis is the underlying cause,

some maintenance therapy may be

necessary, but that is often more affordable

and, for older patients, better tolerated

than surgery. After only one treatment you

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Physical Sense Gym and Physio is located at 300 Colombo Street, Sydenham. The Blue Line Bus stops in front of the

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Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz

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12 Thursday October 29 2020

Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz

WESTERN NEWS

PUBLIC MEETINGS

at Riccarton Park

YOU’RE INVITED TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR NEWEST VILLAGE

Hear all about Ryman’s newest retirement village

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communities.

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