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Celebrating famous women

Plan to

increase

train

speed to

50km/h

• By Samantha Mythen

HEATHCOTE residents will get

the chance to have their say on

a plan to increase the speed of

trains through the valley.

KiwiRail is proposing to increase

train speed limits to 50km/h, an

action they say, which should reduce

the amount of noise and wear

and tear on the locomotives.

KiwiRail representatives are

meeting with community members

at 12.30pm on Monday at the

Heathcote Community Centre to

discuss the proposal.

Heathcote Valley Community

Association chairman Lewis Low

said he is open-minded with the

new proposal.

“It could be good to have a trial

of the new speed and then see

how it goes.”

Said KiwiRail general manager

of South Island operations, Mark

Heissenbuttel: “This increase

in speed limit should reduce

the amount of noise from the

locomotives as they will no longer

need to increase power as they

approach the tunnel.”

• Turn to page 5

• By Samantha Mythen

REDCLIFFS artist Marie-

Claude Hébert has used

colourful acrylic paints to

capture Prime Minister Jacinda

Ardern in her joyful youth;

a portrait of a leader in the

making.

The artwork is part of Hébert’s

new exhibition at The Rock,

featuring portraits of females

in celebration of women for

International Women’s Day.

Part of her exhibition is a

series called Girls will Amaze.

This series features portraits of

famous women in their youth,

FEMALE

EMPOWERMENT:

Marie-Claude Hébert

has captured famous

women in her

artworks, including

Prime Minister

Jacinda Ardern when

she was aged 7.

PHOTO:

GEOFF SLOAN

in celebration of the endless

potential of young girls.

The paintings include Ardern,

American poet and civil-rights

activist Maya Angelou and

Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan,

an activist for female education

and the youngest Novel Prize

laureate. • Turn to page 10

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Wednesday, 10am-noon

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Everyone is invited to pop in for a

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Sea Week with Regenerate Banks Peninsula. From stories of being the

last whaling family in New Zealand to working in Banks Peninsula’s

first marine reserve and being surrounded by orcas or the challenges of

trying to conduct a penguin survey around the coast; these locals will give

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community while sharing knowledge

and skills. All are welcome.

Sumner Silver Band

Thursday, 7 - 8.30pm

Redcliffs School, Beachville Rd

All welcome to attend the band’s

regular rehearsals to either just

listen or to become part of the band.

They can provide instruments and

encourage returning players of all

ages. Phone Peter Croft for more

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Mt Pleasant Art & Craft

Monday, 10am

Market

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Chaplain among first to get vaccine

NEWS 3

In Brief

• By Samantha Mythen

REVEREND JOHN McLister

has become one of the first

frontline border workers in

Lyttelton to get a Covid-19 jab.

McLister, who is the the

Lyttelton Seafarers’ Centre

chaplain, provides pastoral care

to sailors on boats docked in

Lyttelton.

“It was no worse than a flu

jab,” he said.

McLister was one of many port

workers who received the Pfizer

vaccine on Friday. More than

160 frontline workers at Lyttelton

Port Company also received

their first dose of the vaccine.

These workers included cargo

handlers, marine pilots, security

and any LPC staff who board a

vessel.

The vaccine is being rolled out

for frontline workers throughout

New Zealand.

McLister said, as a seafarers

chaplain, he is one of the people

having most contact with sailors.

“From my perspective, it is

not just about protecting the onshore

community but I decided

to take the vaccine to ensure that

the seafarers also feel safe and

comfortable about me coming

on board,” he said.

Many sailors are also worried

about McLister bringing

IMMUNISED: Reverend John McLister is one of the first

frontline border workers to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.

PHOTO: JOHN MCLISTER ​

Covid-19 onto their ships.

“I want to be able to assure the

seafarers when I visit, that I’m

taking all measures to keep them

safe.”

McLister quickly took up the

offer for the vaccine in order to

protect the sailors he helps.

Alongside wearing personal

protection equipment and

following social distancing

guidelines, getting the vaccine

is another step of protecting the

seafarers, McLister said.

After the Government announced

sailors were only able

to come onshore if they had been

at sea for 14 days and returned a

negative Covid-19 test last year,

the seafarer’s centre began working

to deliver its welfare services

on board.

It provides personal shopping

services, bring Wi-Fi units

onboard, and provide emotional,

social and spiritual care for sailors

in the port.

Since March last year, it has

bought more than $125,000 of

personal shopping for sailors

unable to disembark.

The Lyttelton Seafarers’ Centre

was the first to employ this

onboard pastoral care model,

which has since been picked

up by other ports around the

country.

McLister said: “Seafarers

are being demonised and they

shouldn’t be.

“I personally feel safe and have

more contacts with seafarers

than with anyone else in New

Zealand.”

McLister is tested for Covid-19

on a fortnightly basis and has

had more than 12 tests so far –

all have come back negative.

LPC general manager of people

and safety, Kirstie Gardener

said: “The vaccine provides

another layer of protection for

our border workers, who still use

PPE, social distance, undertake

increased hygiene measures and

complete regular testing.”

McLister and the other port

workers will receive a second

dose of the vaccine in three

weeks.

MAINTENANCE WORK

FOR SKATE RAMP

The Sumner skate ramp is closed

for the next two weeks as it

undergoes re-skinning, repair

and maintenance work to ensure

continued safe use. A permanent

skate park is set to be built in

2022, and this temporary but

well-loved structure has been

in use for six years. The repair

work was able to go ahead after

the Sumner Green and Skate

Group received funding from

the Waikura/Linwood-Central-

Heathcote Community Board

and from the group’s own

fundraising efforts. A Givealittle

page is still open for donations

to help with continuing

maintenance.

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pea straw sale will be held

on March 27. Bales will be

available for purchase at the

school end of McCormacks Bay

and also opposite the Sumner

Surf Life Saving Club building.

The majority of funds raised

from events such as its pea

straw sale goes back into the

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• By Samantha Mythen

MYSTERY surrounds why

hundreds of thousands of honey

bees have been dying in Lyttelton.

Seven Lyttelton beekeepers met

last week to investigate what was

happening to the bees that have

perished in huge numbers

for the past three years in

February.

Local beekeepers Paul

Maguire and Hannah

Ewing joined forces creating

the group for other

beekeepers to discuss their

concerns.

Maguire said the hives

seem to be affected at the

same time with a massive die out.

But the bee numbers then bounce

back.

“We want to find out what is happening

so we can stop it happening

again next year,” he said.

Maguire said it was likely

almost half a million bees died in

Lyttelton.

The beekeepers have several

theories about what is killing the

bees but have not yet found any

conclusive evidence.

A local resident or the city council

could be spraying for weeds or

baiting for wasps using substances

toxic to bees. It could be an accumulative

or one-off type event. Or

something else could be happening.

The group has decided to

investigate the costs involved to

send some of the dead bees and

collected pollen to a laboratory

to hopefully come to some

conclusions.

However, lab sampling can

cost thousands of dollars, so the

‘Lyttelton Beeks’ group, now made

up of 19 beekeepers, is considering

starting a community fundraiser in

the future.

Maguire, who owns 30 hives,

including four in Lyttelton, said

they think the issue is specific to

the port town.

He explained the problem

was not seen in Cass Bay nor

Governors Bay, although they

had talked with a beekeeper

in Moncks Spur. They had

seen their bees die-off at the

same time for the past five

years.

Maguire said: “Bees are like

canaries in a coal mine. We

need to realise if bees are dying,

other things will be dying too.”

The group is hoping to raise further

awareness about taking care

of bees.

“There are weed and insect sprays

out there that appear to be okay,

but they contain surfactants which

suffocate bees.

“Some chemicals are okay for

bees individually but when you mix

them together they become toxic to

bees,” he said.

He also explained it is important

to be aware of the times of the day

for spraying.

For example, if you are spraying

roses for aphids, spray in the

evening once bees have retired.

The group wondered about the

potential of an environmental science

student focusing their thesis

on this mysterious issue.

“It will be a detective job to figure

out what is going wrong,” Maguire

said.

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Beekeepers’ bid to investigate

reason for mysterious deaths

Paul

Maguire

MYSTERY:

Dead

honey bees

scattered

over the

ground

from one of

Maguire’s

hives.

PHOTOS:

PAUL

MAGUIRE ​

THRIVING HIVE: A helper inspects Maguire’s healthy

hives prior to them being decimated in February.

NEWS 5

Current

limits

negatively

impact

service

•From page 1

The current limit of

40km/h was set following the

earthquakes after the community

had requested the speed

limit be lowered from 70km/h.

The noise and vibration

caused by the trains was

emotionally affecting residents

as they could not tell whether

the sound was caused by an

approaching

train or an

earthquake.

The request

was granted

after Low

organised a

community

meeting to discuss

the noise

Lewis Low

concerns, which more than 100

residents attended.

Heissenbuttel said the current

40km/h was negatively impacting

the train service.

“The current limit means

more wear and tear on the locomotives’

engines and increased

fuel consumption because of the

need to power up, along with

greater difficulty in maintaining

traction in adverse weather conditions

and an increased chance

of stalling.”

The trains travelling through

the valley are a mixture of

loaded and empty freight trains,

including coal trains.

Twenty trains go through

Heathcote to Lyttelton Port

there and back each day.

IT’S IN OUR HANDS

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From keeping the peace in Bosnia to

• By Samantha Mythen

FIFTEEN YEARS ago, Lyttelton

police Sergeant Gerard Peoples

was roaming the streets of Banja

Luka, watching life continue in

the absence of war.

In Bosnia and Herzegovina’s

second largest city, the public

were no longer running down

its streets cowering in fear from

sniper attacks, but peace still

remained a distant dream in a

country still very much divided.

Peoples was serving under the

European Union force as second-in-command

of an observation

and liaison team, helping

with the government transition

and holding authorities to

account, including locating persons

indited for war crimes.

During the civil war that

followed Bosnia’s secession from

Yugoslavia in 1992, Banja Luka

was the main stronghold for

Bosnian Serbs in the country’s

north. Persecution and violence

drove thousands of Bosniaks

(Bosnian Muslims), Croats,

Roma and others out of the city.

Two immense mosques, built

in the city during the Ottoman

period – the Ferhadija and the

Arnaudija – were also destroyed

in the three-year conflict, which

devastated the country and took

over 100,000 lives.

Today Banja Luka, still Serb

dominated, is the capital of a

state within a state, known as

Republika Srpska. This is one

of two entities that make up the

country.

When Peoples was in Banja

Luka, there were six observer

teams spread throughout the local

province, including one team

from New Zealand.

Peoples said tensions were still

quite high in the area and there

were numerous incidents of

violence, especially as they were

working in a Serbian dominated

area. During his time there,

more mass grave sites were

unearthed and weapon deposits

uncovered.

Most of his work was spent,

“out and about, feeling the pulse

of the community.”

Said Peoples: “This was to

understand levels of tension so

we could then report back to

the task force headquarters if we

required an infantry battle group

to intervene.”

“We were the finders and

gatherers of community information.”

After 10 years of peacekeepers

being present in the country,

the population were quite ambivalent

to the visitors, yet the

watchful eye of the international

force stopped any tension from

escalating.

Peoples was fascinated by the

country’s history and diverse

culture, it being the crossroads

of the east and west with strong

Muslim influences.

Upon visiting Sarajevo, he

reflected on how much had

changed since it had hosted the

Winter Olympics in 1984.

“It hosted an international

event and then just 10 years later,

the city was under siege and

thousands of people were killed,”

he said.

Sarajevo is the capital and

largest city in the country. During

the civil war, it’s population

faced daily bombing and sniper

attacks from Serb nationalist

forces for over three years. Over

13,000 people were killed during

the siege. Bullet holes still riddle

many of the buildings, an echo

from the past making sure the

war is not forgotten.

For his time observing in Bosnia

and Herzegovina, Peoples

was awarded the Task Group

Commander’s Commendation

for exceptional performance in

stepping up to this role.

People’s next placement was in

Timor Leste in 2007-2008, where

he was deployed as second in

command of 120 New Zealand

soldiers of the Infantry Rifle

Company.

Stationed in the capital of Dili,

they were responsible for the

security and stability of the area.

The previous year had seen the

unravelling of Timor Leste’s new

journey to statehood. A military

dispute resulted in mass protests,

violence and about 200 lives lost.

After an assassination attempt

of then President Jose

Ramos-Horta by rebel East

Timorese troops, which seriously

wounded him, Peoples and

his company worked to secure

the area and assist with initial

inquiries into the shooting.

New Zealand troops had

already been present in the

country for the past two years,

and Peoples joined the fourth

rotation.

“The population just wanted

stability and they had a very

positive relationship with the

New Zealand forces. We spent a

lot of time playing football with

the local kids,” Peoples said.

His most recent overseas

mission was as a United National

Military Observer under its

Truce Supervisory Organisation

for 12 months in 2015 at Golan

Heights.

WAR TORN: Peoples peace-keeping in Bosnia and

Herzegovina.

Peoples said it was a great

working environment. There

were several observation

posts spread out along the

demilitarised zone separating

Syria and Israel and as a captain

in the army, he worked as an

observation post leader of about

13 other staff.

Peoples’ role was to observe

compliance of the agreement of

disengagement and separation

between Israel and Syria, an

agreement in place since 1974,

which had ended the Yom Kippur

War.

In the two years prior to Peoples

being stationed there, several

observers, including a New

Zealander, had been taken hostage

by extremist Islamic groups,

so security was tight. The New

Zealander was taken hostage in

May 2013, and was returned five

hours later unharmed. In 2014,

a large group from Fiji and the

Philippines were kidnapped.

Peoples worked at the observation

post on weeks rotations and

he was also able to stay with his

wife and young family who spent

the year in Tiberias, Israel, supported

by the United Nations.

At the time it was a difficult

situation as the Syrian civil

war was in full strife. Peoples

said most of the conflict they

observed was between Syrians,

including air strikes and machine

gun battles which ravaged

the country. The war has since

displaced 5.6 million people

from Syria, including 2.5 million

children.

“There was lots of activity in

the area but we were observing

from a distance,” said Peoples.

Peoples received a letter of

appreciation from the General

Commander of UNTSO for

exceptional service for his time

at Golan Heights.

What struck Peoples most,

MEET AND

GREET:

Sergeant

Gerard

Peoples

catches up

with Lyttelton

Primary

School

principal

Brendan

Wright while

on patrol.

PHOTO:

GEOFF SLOAN

while working overseas in these

diverse and often strained communities,

was recognising the

clear similarities that bonded all

as humans.

“Having worked in diverse

places with both locals and international

staff, I saw that people,

as individuals, are all the same,

sharing the same aspirations

for themselves, their family and

their community,” he said.

A key lesson he learned overseas,

which he applies in New

Zealand, is how important it is

to take a neutral stance.

Comparing feuding ethnicities

with conflicting neighbours,

Peoples explained, so long

as either side thinks you are

supporting the other, you are

neutral and each side recognises

they need to change their ways.

On New Zealand shores but

prior to taking up his role in

Lyttelton, Peoples had spent

18 months working as a police

prosecutor.

Now, 15 years later from

his first overseas mission,

Peoples is strolling the streets

of Lyttelton, set to investigate

community concerns and work

on preventative action plans for

these issues.

Some of these concerns include

boy racers, theft, and compliance

with new speed limits.

Boy racers are a notorious

issue in the Banks Peninsula.

Peoples recently took part

in an operation looking for

boy racers around Rapaki and

Governors Bay. The mission was

successful and several drivers

were caught travelling over the

speed limit by up to 30km/h.

They were issued infringement

offence notices.

One driver caught was found

to be breaching his bail conditions

of not driving and the

court has been informed.


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NEWS 7

battling peninsula’s boy racers

Peoples’ intention is to re-roster

his station staff with more late

night shifts to continue the boy

racer operation.

He explained it is important to

remember boy racers are not just

a local issue but a societal one.

“Boy racers are a community of

their own, driven by many social

factors,” Peoples said.

“If we want to solve this issue,

we need to address it as a whole

community, policing is just an

aspect.”

Police are further working with

the city council to discuss a long

term plan for boy racers.

Action has already been taken,

including barrier fences installed

along Gebbies Pass to stop park

ups.

Theft is another issue presented

by the community which Peoples

is hoping to address.

Lyttelton and Sumner are

seeing a continued amount of

cars being stolen and broken into.

Tradies cars have been especially

targeted.

Peoples said with more night

shifts, they will be able to see who

is out and about in the middle of

the night.

He recommended the

community be mindful and have

extra security. If things do get

stolen, he said, it is important to

provide as much information and

detail as possible to the police.

This means there is a better

chance of the items being

found.

At the beginning of February, a

Lyttelton man was arrested with

dishonesty offences and has been

remanded in custody.

“This success story should have

an effect on crime in Lyttelton,”

Peoples said.

In terms of enforcing new

speed limits, Peoples explained

locals need to be mindful of the

new limits.

“They have been changed to be

more appropriate for road conditions,”

he said.

Of particular importance to

Peoples is working with the community’s

young people.

Peoples has spent time working

with the Limited Service Volunteer

programme, a free six-week

motivational training course run

by the NZDF in conjunction with

Work and Income.

Aimed at those aged between

18-24, the course builds self-esteem

with a view to provide a

platform for those involved to

ADAPTING:

Peoples on

patrol in

Southern

Lebanon in

2016 while

he was

working as a

UN observer

in the Golan

Heights.

proceed to further education or

employment.

This course is something he

would like to promote among

Banks Peninsula youth.

Peoples is stationed in Lyttelton

on a six month rotation, covering

for the previous sergeant while

he is away on leave. He is hoping

to stay in the Port for longer

though.

Peoples was born in

Christchurch, lived in Westport

until he was 10 and then he came

back to the garden city.

After finishing a Bachelor

of Commerce in 1996, Peoples

signed up for officer cadet school

with the NZ Defence Force.

“I saw it as an opportunity to

be involved in something exciting

and different,” he said.

The 12 months of rigorous

mental and physical training was

a challenge. Of the 50 people who

signed up, only 14 graduated.

At the end of 1997, Peoples

went to police college. It was

always his intention to join the

police. His father, Pat Peoples,

was also an officer.

He never officially left the army

however, transferring to the

territorials.

Since then, he said, he’s been

wearing these “double hats.”

The Lyttelton-based police also

serve the communities of Redcliffs,

Sumner and the harbour

bays.

Currently, the team includes

Peoples, and Senior Constables

Gary Prescott and Heijo Bouma.

Two more constables will join the

station later on in the year.

“There are not many staff for

such a big area, however, the staff

we have are very dedicated to

these communities,” said Peoples.

He has thoroughly enjoyed his

first few months here.

“It’s great to walk down the

street, to chat to people and get

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Diamond Harbour wharf design approved

• By Samantha Mythen

DIAMOND Harbour residents

are happy with a shorter gangway

plan for the area’s wharf.

City council staff have decided

to continue with the original plan

of a shorter gangway after they

received approval from the Banks

Peninsula Community Board

meeting at the beginning of this

month.

Diamond Harbour

Community Association

chairman Nathan Graham

said: “We are happy this project

is moving

forward.”

Board

chairwoman

Tori Peden

said they had

approved

this plan as

the longer

Tori Peden

gangway

would create

more engineering difficulties.

“We are ensuring the wharf will

be made as accessible as it can be

without having to engineer a solution

to every problem,” she said.

The longer gangway would also

have limited other boat access to

the wharf, something Peden said

they wanted to avoid.

Peden said the only issue with

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the shorter gangway was that it

had a steeper pitch.

“This is only an issue for low

tides however, not during normal

conditions.”

Peden believes when the necessary

arises, the community and

other wharf users will be able to

assist those who may struggle

with the steeper access.

NEWS 9

GANGWAY: The proposed

pontoon location and

concept design of the

Diamond Harbour wharf

upgrade.

IMAGE: CITY COUNCIL

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Graham said: “This is a

solution that balances the

issues. We can only have a

floating platform up to a certain

length due to the harbour

conditions.”

An update on the wharf will be

provided to Diamond Harbour

residents at their community

association’s annual meeting on

March 29.

Peden said the next step for

the wharf development is the

final council sign-off and then

construction will hopefully

begin.

Roll increases at Our Lady Star of the Sea School

• By Samantha Mythen

OUR LADY Star of the Sea

School in Sumner is seeing a

steady growth in enrolments.

When principal Nathan Burford

started in October last year,

there were 45 students enrolled.

Now they have 54 students and

are set to reach 60 by the end of

term 1.

Burford said the school is

attracting families from Lyttelton

as one of the reasons behind the

roll’s boom.

The Catholic school in Lyttelton

closed several years ago, and

with Evans Pass open again, it is a

quick 10min drive to Sumner.

“Catholic families from Lyttelton

are seeing our school as a

viable option,” said Burford.

The school’s education is based

on Catholic values and as a small

community school, they only have

about 20 students in each class.

Said Burford: “We are like a

country school by the sea.”

He explained the significant

connection they have with the

“Aupaki cluster;” the other

schools in the area including Mt

Pleasant, Sumner and Redcliffs.

The schools come together for

sporting events such as triathalon

and cross-country.

Burford said there had been

the previous decline in the roll

for various reasons including

the impact of the earthquakes

on the Sumner community and

changing leaderships and staff.

ACTIVE: Our

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of the Sea

School pupils

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the school’s

cross-country.

PHOTO:

NATHAN

BURFORD ​

Have your say.

Environment Canterbury and your local Council will be undertaking public consultation on Long-Term

Plans during March and April. Be involved in the future of where you live and make sure you have a say.

Long-Term Plans set out Council priorities over a 10-year timeframe and are updated every three years. Your views

are important, and consultation is your chance to have a say on the work Councils intend to do, and key issues

affecting your local area and the wider Canterbury region.

To find out more, including when and how to make a submission, visit your local council website, and the

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different walks of life

• From page 1

Another series featured is a

celebration of women in music.

The paintings include portraits

of Benee, Elizabeth Stokes from

The Beths, and Dame Kiri Te

Kanawa.

The final series is called

‘Roles That Struck,’ featuring

portraits of female movie and

television characters who

have inspired Hébert for their

strong-will, intelligence, wit,

bravery and passion.

Hébert said: “This series

is meant to highlight the

importance of representation in

entertainment.

“The characters I’ve painted

are not just successful but are

silly and kind too, showing

the diverse and complicated

full range of a woman’s personality.”

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start conversation around the

rocky road women often face

in life.

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the public to bring their

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up to achieve amazing things.

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The paintings are for sale and

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She has been creating art for

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Call for temporary paua fishing ban

MANA WHENUA and local

stakeholders are calling upon the

Minister of Fisheries to approve

an open-ended, but temporary,

prohibition on recreational and

commercial fishing of pāua from

reefs adjacent to Ōnuku Marae in

Akaroa.

The Akaroa Taiāpure management

committee is recommending

closure to prohibit the taking

of pāua from the Ōnuku area

by recreational and commercial

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Said Ōnuku Rūnanga chairman

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The closure will allow this

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The committee will work with

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recovery.

“It’s critical our hapū have

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cultural functions of the marae,

as well as supply hapū members

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“We are suggesting this measure

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LETTERS

Readers respond

to last week’s Bay

Harbour News’ article

on the proposed site

for the new medical

centre at Redcliffs

I’m all for the medical centre

moving and seeing the back of

those old buildings. It’s a great

idea.

It’s my understanding that if

the association had done their

job in the first place the coastal

pathway would actually go

around the estuary, so it’s broken

up anyway.

Patients not having a medical

centre for over a year while

it’s being rebuilt is more of a

priority than some equally ratty

flowerbeds and some vague

idea of economic viability? No,

this is a good thing. – Gareth

Davies, Redcliffs

I am a long-standing resident

of the Sumner/Redcliffs district,

where I grew up in the 1950s.

I am certain most responsible

residents would agree that the

availability and proximity of

medical services, has always

been essential, a prerequisite

and accordingly is of clear

priority over ancillary features

in the neighbourhood such as

expanded foot paths and/or

cycleways.

There is simply no justification

or rationale to compromise or

reduce the ability to provide

essential medical care whenever

it may be needed, emergency or

otherwise.

I understand that the present

building and facilities have

been outgrown and are long past

their use by date, exacerbated

by the earthquakes, but the

suggestion that it should be

rebuilt where it presently stands

is somewhat farcical, given

that the centre would have no

temporary premises available to

allow this and in all probability

the present land area is anyway

too small.

I for one, would vote for the

availability of a modern and

close by medical centre over

any cycle lane or pathway

requirements and I am certain

I am not alone in that. – Tony

Edwards, Clifton Hill

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I’m really surprised that the

city council would even consider

compromising the efficacy and

safety of the Coastal Pathway to

benefit a private business.

The pathway was built at

huge expense (millions of dollars)

for all of Christchurch, not

just for Redcliffs, and has been

promoted as a safe way for local

children to walk, cycle or scoot

to the newly completed Redcliffs

School.

Giving priority to traffic across

it, and forcing schoolchildren,

pedestrians and cyclists to give

way on it surely defeats the

purpose it was built for. K S

Bovett, Redcliffs

Having been in business in

the Redcliffs shopping centre for

46 years, I am amazed that the

DEVELOPMENT:

The new medical

centre at Redcliffs

is planned

for this site.

PHOTO: GEOFF

SLOAN

rebuild of the Redcliffs Medical

Centre is proposed to take place at

95 Main Rd, especially when one

considers the unsuitability of the

site compared with the current

medical site, which, with its

very close neighbours, a dentist,

physio, optometrist and Plunket,

offers a compact health facility.

The creating of a fourth arm

to the current intersection

creates increased traffic

complications and thereby

increased danger.

The proposal also significantly

undermines the integrity of the

multi-million dollar Coastal

Pathway, touted as a safe passage

for pedestrians and cyclists of all

ages.

Further, according to the plans

there will be a loss of on-street

landscaping of approximately

70 per cent with no apparent

requirement for the developers

to reinstate the lost plantings.

This is unacceptable, as is any

decrease in freely available on

street parking.

The proposed development by

a private developer offers very

little and takes a lot. – Peter

Croft

With regard to the proposed

change of site for the Redcliffs

Medical Centre the following

matters are of concern.

Creating a busy driveway to

intersect the Coastal Pathway is

not a safe option.

It goes against the intent of

a clear access from the city to

Sumner and negates the many

millions of ratepayers dollars

that were needed to create it.

The danger to children using

the proposed bisected pathway

is of no small consequence – so

dangerously different from their

currently unimpeded access

when using the pathway.

If there is a suggestion to create

lights to mitigate this problem,

think of the speed that cyclists

travel at as well as children on

scooters.

Access between the medical

centre and local chemist is currently

straightforward with the

use of traffic lights.

Yet more parking spaces will

be lost which will affect the

viability of the village surviving

as a hub for the local residents. –

LR Peek and MA Blyth

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LETTERS

THe Banks Peninsula

Community Board was

informed on December 7 that

the Akaroa Service Centre,

refurbished to meet the needs

of the community at a cost of

nearly $1 million in 2015, was

closing to the public on January

5, 2021.

Customer Services was

moving into the Akaroa Area

School and community library

to form a citizens hub where

the council has installed a new

security system, TV camera

and safe at considerable cost to

ratepayers.

However, the draft Long Term

Plan, page 43, states that service

centre desks in Lyttelton and

Akaroa will close.

The city council provided

misleading and inaccurate

information to ratepayers and

the Akaroa Area School.

It installed unnecessary, costly

security equipment in the school

and community library.

In my view chief executive

Dawn Baxendale’s Long Term

Plan poses a serious threat to the

resilience and well-being

of remote and isolated

communities such as Akaroa

and the Bays at a critical

time when they need support

and assistance. – Victoria

Andrews

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•City council head of

customer services Sarah

Numan responds

Most people now choose to use

our online and phone services

to make payments to the city

council.

With that number growing,

we’ve reviewed the demand

across the city for face-to-face

financial transactions at our

service desks.

While 10 of our service desks

have high demand, Akaroa

and Lyttelton have minimal

transactions, with a continuing

decline since 2015. Accordingly,

in our Draft Long Term Plan

we are proposing to close these

service desks. We encourage the

community to submit feedback

on the proposed change.

Over the next six months,

we a trialling the offer of faceto-face

financial transactions

at Akaroa Library. The decision

on the proposed move of

customer service functions for

a trial period was introduced

due to a staff change. An

evaluation of the trial will help

inform the decision making on

the proposed change in the Long

Term Plan.

City council staff and Te Pātaka

o Rākaihautū/Banks Peninsula

Community Board will continue

to use the building. All of

the usual meetings will continue

to be held in the boardroom in

Akaroa such as the community

board, Akaroa Urban Design

Panel. Independently of the Long

Term Plan decision for face-toface

financial transactions at

Akaroa, the property strategy

for the old Post Office building is

“retention.”

While the city councillors and

community work through the

Long Term Plan consultation

process, all services will be continue

to offered, and delivered

either directly at the Akaroa

library or in conjunction with

our customer services team.

The Avon-

Heathcote

Estuary Ihutai

Trust is a

non-profit

organisation

formed

to protect

one of New

Zealand’s most important

coastal wetlands. Each

week, board members will

discuss matters regarding

the estuary, its rich history

and what makes it unique.

This week Bill Simpson

writes about a failed

proposal to establish salt

works

IF YOU live on the hill overlooking

the estuary you will be

pleased to know the following

idea is dead and gone and will

not be spoiling your view.

In 1917 Leslie Macarthur asked

New Brighton Borough Council

if he could use 300 acres (121ha)

of estuary alongside the South

Brighton Spit for salt works.

That would have been 15 per

cent of the estuary surface.

ESTUARY MATTERS

Plan for a salt works terminated in 1923

At stake was a £100 bonus offered

by the government for the

first 500 tons of salt produced in

this country.

Macarthur quickly gained the

backing of the borough council

and the Marine Department.

He proposed a pipeline bring

seawater from the coast to the

salt works.

His company had the grandiose

title “Dominion Marine

Electro-Solar Salt Works” but

he evoked the ire of the district

health officer who insisted

that the probable by-products

including alkali acid would be an

“offensive trade.”

Macarthur persisted and further

support came from the city

council and Lyttelton Harbour

Board. In 1921 he was offered a

temporary lease of 20ha.

A company was formed with

a capital of £10,000. Macarthur

asked the government to increase

the bonus to £2000 for the first

2000 tons of salt and also asked for

protection from cheap imports.

The government refused and

in April 1923 the proposal was

terminated. We can only wonder

whether a house on the hill

would have been so desirable if

the salt-works had gone ahead.

There’s a twist to this. One of

the early residents of Southshore,

George Skellerup, was obviously

inspired by the story and started

work on a salt works at Lake

Grassmere near Blenheim.

The government bought a

share of his company and renamed

it Dominion Salt Ltd.

Salt was first harvested in 1949

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Christchurch Garden Festival Programme

Christchurch Botanic Gardens 12-14 March

We can’t wait to see you at Grow Ōtautahi – a FREE garden festival like you’ve never seen before designed for the people of Aotearoa.

The festival is free for all and there’s something that will entertain and inspire everyone. You’ll find exciting garden exhibits, celebrity chefs

in action, fun for the kids, a focus on the environment and sustainability, workshops, expert tips, food, retail and much more!

Take a look at our programme and plan your visit – you can come back every day to get across all the great events!

Horticultural Futures Hub Presentations

How to be a Space Sustainonaut - Dr Trevor Stuthridge, AgResearch

& Sarah Kessans, UC Fri 9.30am

Behind the stink: The corpse plant at Lincoln University -

Dr Meike Rombach, Lincoln University Fri 10.30am

To plant or not to plant - Don Royds, Lincoln University

Fri 11.30am, Sun 1.30pm

Grow mahinga kai - Mananui Ramsden, Environment Canterbury

Fri 12.30pm, Sat 9.30am, Sun 3.30pm

Geeks go gourmet: how science is transforming our food -

Dr Trevor Stuthridge, AgResearch Fri 1.30pm, Sat, Sun 12.30pm

Garden Design and Construction Tips and Tricks -

Dan Rutherford Fri, Sat, Sun 2.30pm

Green Gardeners of the Future - Ruud Kleinpaste Fri 3.30pm

You can grow your own way - Jill Reader, Lincoln University

Sat, Sun 10.30am

Soil; the answer to almost everything! - Roger McLenaghen,

Lincoln University Sat, Sun 11.30am

Biodiversity in the garden and how to enhance it -

Prof. Steve Wratten, Lincoln University Sat 1.30pm

Growing Communities - Citycare Property, SVA, LIVS & The Green Lab

Sat 3.30pm

New Solutions to Old Problems - Citycare Property, Weedingtech

& Husqvarna Sun 9.30am

Friends of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Guided Walks

Gondwana Collection Fri 10.30am, Sat 2.30pm, Sun 11.30am

Notable Trees Fri 11.00am, Sat 2.00pm, Sun 12.00pm

Walk among the Palms Fri 11.30am, Sat 1.30pm, Sun 2.00pm

Going nuts over bark & cones Fri 12.00pm, Sun 11.00am

A hidden gem - the Leonard Cockayne Garden

Fri 1.00pm, Sat 11.00am, Sun 2.30pm

Trooping the colour - our Herbaceous Border Fri 1.30pm, Sat 10.30am

Biggest, smallest, quirkiest, tallest! Fri 2.00pm, Sat 11.30am, Sun 1.30pm

ICON Garden - our NZ natives Fri 2.30pm, Sat, Sun 1.00pm

Conservatories Sat 12.00pm, Sun 10.30am

Terra Viva Workshops

All About Roses - Peter Worsp, Terra Viva Fri, Sat 9.30am

Grow Your Own Veges - Juliet Worsp, Terra Viva Fri, Sat 10.30am

Studio Home Panel: Ask An Expert Fri, Sat, Sun 11.30am

How to make your houseplants love you back - Liz Carlson &

Jördis Renz, NODE Fri 12.30pm

Passion for Bonsai - Avon Bonsai Society Fri 1.30pm, Sun 12.30pm

Fruit Tree Care - Pagan Hayes, Terra Viva Fri, Sun 2.30pm

Lawn Care - Roger Morgan, Readylawn

Fri 3.30pm, Sat 2.30pm, Sun 1.30pm

Interactive Monarch Butterfly Talk - Maria Romero

Sat 12.30pm, Sun 3.30pm

Bulbs and Banter - David Adams & Michael Coulter

Sat 1.30pm, Sun 10.30am

Truffle Gold grown in Canterbury - Lisa Williams, Tresillian Truffles

Sat 3.30pm

Fermenting the Harvest - Geraldine Pene Sun 9.30am

MacRae Landscape Design Garden Kitchen

Cooking Demonstrations

Daniel Jenkins, Kaikoura Cheese Fri 11.00am

Alex Davies, Gatherings/Alfred Fri 12.00pm

Simon Levy, Inati Fri 1.00pm

Flip Grater, Grater Goods Fri 2.00pm

Davinia Sutton: Lets Talk Outdoor Kitchens Fri, Sat, Sun 3.00pm

Max Perry & Samson Stewart, Fifth Street Sat 11.00am

Fleur Sullivan, Fleurs Place Sat 12.00pm

Andy Bardsley, Hospo Co Sat 1.00pm

Lou & Ant, Akaroa Cooking School Sat 2.00pm

Jonny Schwass, Ilex Café & Events Sat 4.00pm

Jax Hamilton, Meadow Mushrooms Sun 11.00am

Eeva Torvinen, The Monday Room Sun 12.00pm

Yanina & Pablo Tacchini, La Cucina Sun 1.00pm

Giulio Sturla, Mapu Sun 2.00pm

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Wednesday March 10 2021 Bay Harbour News

Trust fundraiser building up for land purchase

“ROD DONALD Banks

Peninsula Trust is delighted with

how crowd funding for the Te

Ahu Pātiki purchase is going,”

trust manager Suky Thompson

said.

The trust launched a public

campaign to fundraise $600,000

toward the purchase of Te Ahu

Pātiki last October and has an

agreement with the current

owner to bring the land into

public ownership on July 1, 2021

– giving it another four months to

fundraise.

“We’ve raised

over half the

Suky

Thompson

75

amount already,

so are confident

that with further

public support

we will get

there,” Thompson

said.

Te Ahu Pātiki

is 500ha of iconic land in the

Lyttelton/Whakaraupō basin

including the two highest peaks

on Banks Peninsula, Mt Herbert/

Te Ahu Pātiki and Mt Bradley.

“The land is highly visible from

nearly everywhere in the basin,”

trust chairwoman Maureen Mc-

Cloy said.

“And from the whole Port Hills

crater rim. Bay Harbour News

readers will see it transform from

golden gorse and pasture into

green native forest over the next 30

years, as it goes through a similar

transition to the more remote

Hinewai Reserve near Akaroa”.

Otautahi/Christchurch ¯

City

Orton Bradley Park

Mt. Bradley

Packhorse Hut

Many readers will be familiar

with the walking tracks up Mt

Herbert from Orton Bradley Park

and Diamond Harbour, but aren’t

necessarily aware that these cross

private land.

“Current access is through the

goodwill of the existing owner –

for which we are most grateful,”

Rod Donald trustee Bob Webster

Lyttelton

Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour

Diamond

Harbour

Te Ahu Pātiki block

Mt. Herbert/Te Ahu Pātiki

Little River

Rod Donald Hut

said.

“However on a change of ownership

that could cease.”

The purchase of Te Ahu Pātiki

will secure public access on these

tracks in perpetuity and create

many new recreational opportunities.

Orton Bradley Park is a

key partner in the purchase,

75

Te Ahu Pātiki block

Orton Bradley Park

DOC reserves and private

protected land

Te Ara Patakā Walkway

and feeder tracks

Akaroa

Harbour

Akaroa

Su mmit Road

providing a substantial financial

contribution and offering to

manage and own the block long

term.

“It’s for everyone forever,” chairman

of the Orton Bradley Park

board Matt Cameron said.

Orton Bradley is ideally placed

and equipped to manage the new

Te Ahu Pātiki conservation park,

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and its location immediately below

the new block enables ki uta

ki tai – summit to sea protection

– for the entire Te Wharau stream

catchment.

Said Te Hapū Ngāti Wheke

project leader Paul Horgan: “Te

Wharau stream is the largest

contributor to Whakaraupō, and

helps achieve goals of Whaka-

Ora – the Whakaraupō/Lyttelton

Harbour Catchment management

plan.”

Rod Donald Trust, Orton

Bradley Park and Te Hapū o Ngāti

Wheke (Rāpaki) are working

together closely to ensure goals

for the environment, public

access and mātauranga Māori

are enshrined in a protective

covenant and the governance

structure going forward, and that

the block can become financially

self-sustaining over time –

principally as a carbon sink.

“Donations qualify for a

33 per cent tax rebate, and with

the end of the tax year rapidly

approaching, we urge the Bay

Harbour community to donate

generously now,” Thompson

said.

The trust is accepting donations

via the Christchurch Foundation

or GiveaLittle platforms.

Said Thompson: “If you are

thinking of making a kātote level

donation ($1000) or more and

wish to do so directly, or you

have questions about the project,

then get in touch with me via

manager@roddonaldtrust.co.nz.”

Te Ahu Pātiki conservation park project

Mt Herbert/

Te Ahu Pātiki

Mt Bradley

Create a recreational gem for

walking, biking and climbing

Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō

Help create a legacy for Christchurch/Ōtautahi.

With your support the Rod Donald Trust will purchase

and set up this new 500ha public conservation park.

Transform this

landscape into

a native forest

carbon sink

BECOME A

TOTARA

TI

KŌUKA

KĀTOTE

PEKEPEKE

Fundraising target is $600,000

S P O N S O R

donation of

$50,000+

S P O N S O R

donation of

$10,000 - $49,999

S P O N S O R S P O N S O R

donation of

$1,000 - $9,999

S P O N S O R

donations

under $1000

All donations qualify for 33% tax relief.

Please contact Suky Thompson,

Rod Donald Trust Manager, if you are

interested in becoming a major sponsor

via manager@roddonaldtrust.co.nz

This is your opportunity to become a major sponsor of the

Te Ahu Pātiki conservation park project

Protect the highest peaks in

Christchurch/Ōtautahi.

To find out more, view our short film and donate visit roddonaldtrust.co.nz


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Every business should have a mentor

• By Ellen Pender

OUR CANTERBURY Mentor

Team has a pool of over 260

business mentors who gift their

time, skills and expertise to

support local businesses.

Operating a business is no easy

task, let alone doing it through a

pandemic. Having an experienced

mentor available to listen and

guide you through some of the

challenges can make all the

difference.

Business Mentors New Zealand

is a nationwide organisation

dedicated to delivering mentoring

services across Aotearoa.

In Waitaha Canterbury

Business Mentors New Zealand

operates out of ChristchurchNZ,

the city’s sustainable economic

development agency and is an

ChristchurchNZ is helping identify opportunities for people to reskill and move into other sectors

integral part of the Regional

Business Partners Programme,

connecting businesses with

the right advice, people and

resources.

Higher unemployment impacts

more significantly on those in

lower skilled roles and our

vulnerable populations – Māori;

Pasifika; young people not in

Independent

employment,

mentors

education

listen and

or

training; and our long-term

Mentors provide confidential,

unemployed.

What is the role of a

business mentor?

guide people on their business

journey.

one-on-one assistance for

small business owners, who are

trading, want to grow or need

And what are we doing?

We are supporting the journey

Mentors can also help to reduce

for labour market priority groups

– school leavers, tertiary

The graduates, strength of NEET our service (young people

not in employment, education or

training), impacted workers,

Māori and industry.

help to solve a specific business

challenge.

the stress and loneliness that is

often faced by many business

people.

comes from these wonderful

mentors, who are the real

heroes. They spend many hours

guiding, supporting their mentees

and willingly sharing their

expertise.

To ensure work isn’t duplicated,

and to identify gaps, we are

mapping the support available

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government agencies, our

education providers, charitable

trusts, and other support groups.

Impact projects can then be

delivered to provide support

where needed.

It is critical we ensure our

community has access to the

information they need, and is

aware of the help available.

ChristchurchNZ is developing

regional information resources

and working to ensure this gets

into the hands of business. those who

need it.

Ellen Pender, ChristchurchNZ business mentor manager

This creates positive impact

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results in strong relationships and

mutual respect for each other. It

is common to have clients reregistering

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Register to be a mentor or find a mentor at

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Who are the mentors?

The business mentors are

diverse as the business people

they support, with both generalist

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Canterbury’s team of volunteer

We are also

mentors

developing

offer their tremendous

a

skills, experience, and generosity

Regional to Workforce support a wide Plan range that of

businesses including start-ups,

identifies

small

the

to

skills

medium

available

businesses

and

with

needed now less than and 20 in staff, the not future. for profits

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This plan will

We receive

inform

ongoing

central

interest

government to join investment our mentor team and from

a diverse range of business

policy in professionals, education, some immigration

retired,

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involved business.

and will enable It is humbling us to to better meet these

understand generous what people skills and hear their

stories; some had a mentor

Christchurch’s themselves future when economy

they were

will require. starting That out and in turn now want will to

pay it forward and share their

allow us skills. to work with education

providers

Others

to ensure

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right

some

spare time and want to support

courses are others offered. to succeed, understanding

the enormous value that small

businesses add to our economy

In times and of recession the essential we contribution generally of

the not-for-profit sector to the

see an increase

wider community.

in people

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Canterbury’s relatively

poorly-educated workforce for

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productivity, and to raise living

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We are supporting Ngāi Tahu’s

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business mentor?

When clients register on our

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who will help develop them as a

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focussing on the

areas Canterbury’s where they lack labour the skills mark or

confidence.

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a business with a

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in Every the client longer has term. a unique

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Ellen Pender is business

mentor

and Business

manager

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ACROSS

1. It could be solo with first single (5)

4. Study a class that will adapt to the

pattern (7)

8. Different notes may be issued at the

start (5)

9. How could early bit seem so

confused? (7)

10. Start to form when part of the

contest is put back (3)

11. Retain a quarter, one is told, to

speak in public (4,5)

12. Weight allowance that may be made

for a weed (4)

13. It may give one an idea part of the

ulcer is returning (4)

18. Could expand on tale a bore is

rendering (9)

20. Hero with team finishes with a

measure of resistance (3)

21. Go where not wanted in order to get

under it (7)

22. Sort of athletic event that’s on record

(5)

23. Could grant me an item of apparel (7)

24. A man who’s up to being a mosstrooper

(5)

DOWN

1. Being absent-minded like a knitting

bee, say (4-9)

2. Is prejudiced about rail being affected

by sun (7)

3. Irritable as the City can get at losing

one (6)

4. Make a rough repair to the stone in

the street (6)

5. Tell authority of tiny changes to be

made (6)

6. Poor merchant who can offer one an

ear-shell (5)

7. A troublesome person marks mice, if

he is put to it (8-5)

14. It is spotted as being unchangeable,

one is told (7)

15. A component part of program is

endlessly moulded around it (6)

16. A progenitor needs the right to be a

sort of partner (6)

17. Communication from a character (6)

19. Communion table one will soundly

change (5)

SUDOKU

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QUICK CROSSWORD

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

8

9 10

11 12 13

14 15 16

17 18

19 20 21

22 23 24

25

26 27

Across

1. Notable (6)

5. Understated, lowkey

(6)

8. Biblical vessel (3)

9. Sign, token (6)

10. In its original place

(L) (2,4)

11. Leave out (4)

13. Nail treatment (8)

14. Frank (5)

15. Streaked cat (5)

19. Daring adventure (8)

21. Diminutive (4)

22. Gentle, easily

managed (6)

23. Parrot (6)

25. Take legal action (3)

26. Grief-stricken (6)

27. Christmas

decoration (6)

Down

2. Very poor, awful (7)

3. Globe (3)

4. Seasoned sausage (6)

5. Thin (6)

6. Skills for surviving

in the wilderness (9)

7. Subsequently (5)

12. Hesitant (9)

16. Wound covering (7)

17. Most recent (6)

18. Confidential (6)

20. Coastline (5)

24. Cooking utensil (3)

CODECRACKER

QUICK CROSSWORD

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Omit, 13. Manicure, 14. Blunt, 15. Tabby, 19. Escapade, 21. Tiny,

22. Docile, 23. Repeat, 25. Sue, 26. Bereft, 27. Tinsel.

Down: 2. Abysmal, 3. Orb, 4. Salami, 5. Skinny, 6. Bushcraft,

7. Later, 12. Tentative, 16. Bandage, 17. Latest, 18. Secret, 20.

Shore, 24. Pan.

CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

ACROSS 1. Whist 4. Conform 8. Onset 9. Betimes 10. Gel 11.

Hold forth 12. Tare 13. Clue 18. Elaborate 20. Ohm 21. Intrude 22.

Track 23. Garment 24. Rider

DOWN 1. Wool-gathering 2. Insular 3. Tetchy 4. Cobble 5. Notify

6. Ormer 7. Mischief-maker 14. Leopard 15. Module 16. Parent

17. Letter 19. Altar

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24/7 AEDs on the Esplanade

By Jane Paterson, trustee

of the Sumner Ferrymead

Foundation

AUTO external defibrillators –

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when premises are closed? After

all, heart attacks happen at any

time of the day.

Sumner resident Dave Passmore,

of Passmore First Aid,

was concerned about the lack

of AEDs that could be readily

accessed at any time of the day

along the Esplanade.

As an experienced ER nurse

and first aid trainer he has seen

the difference an AED can make

to patients when suffering a

heart attack. So, in Passmore’s

typical energetic style, he decided

he had to do something about

it.

Passmore had heard about the

Sumner Ferrymead Foundation

so decided to approach them to

see if they could fund an AED

to be placed at the Sumner Surf

Lifesaving Club to complement

another one outside the Scarborough

Café.

“I felt we needed to have one

at each end of the Esplanade as

time is critical when someone

is having a heart attack. Even if

someone is midway along the

Esplanade it wouldn’t take long

for a bystander to sprint to the

REAL ESTATE

closest end to access the AED.

The AED is in a locked box; you

just dial 111 and clearly state the

address to get the code to unlock

the box.”

Said chairman of the Sumner

Ferrymead Foundation John

Taylor said: “When Dave approached

us to fund the AED, it

was a logical decision to support

the application. If it saves just

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application we readily supported.”

Foundation trustee Jane

Paterson attended one of Dave

Passmore’s mini-courses on

CPR/AED once the AEDs had

been installed.

“Whilst many of us have done

a CPR course, it is really important

we all familiarise ourselves

with how to access and use the

AEDs. Those placed on the

ACCESSIBLE:

Dave

Passmore

(left) and John

Taylor with

the AED at

Sumner Surf

Lifesaving

Club. PHOTO:

JANE

PATERSON ​

Esplanade talk you through what

to do, so as long as you keep a

calm head, the process is quite

straight forward. I would encourage

anyone to update their

CPR training so they know what

to do in the unfortunate case of

someone having a heart attack.

You always hope you will never

have to perform CPR but I have

a couple of friends who have had

to, so it is important to keep your

skills current,’’ Paterson said.

Cardio Pulmonary

Resuscitation or CPR

D Danger Stop! Check

the scene is safe eg. no

live wires

R Response – Tap the

patient. Are they alert,

can they talk, or are the

unresponsive?

S Send for help – Phone

111, retrieve the AED

A Airways – Clear the

airways. Check the

mouth is clear; tilt the

head, lift the chin

B Breathing – Are they

breathing? If not . . .

C CPR – Start CPR, 30

compressions, two

breaths

D Defibrillator – Attach

AED as soon as available

and follow prompts

Source: Passmore First

Aid www.firstaidcourses.

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