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Transparency called for

over cycleway work

• By Bea Gooding

THE CENTRAL Riccarton

Residents’ Association believes

the city council needs to be more

transparent if it was responsible

for any delays to construction

projects.

Construction on the new

South Express Cycleway in

Riccarton started last year, but

shortly after works on Elizabeth

St began, the tools were put

down again for two months.

A letter to residents from the

city council informed them the

project would be delayed in spite

of construction starting as it did

not obtain the archaeological

authority required beforehand.

Transport planning and

delivery manager Lynette Ellis

did not specify whether this was

an oversight by the city council

but said it takes time to apply for

and get the authority.

Association president Dr

Garth Wilson said residents

were not only frustrated the

work would take longer, but

they also did not think the city

council were transparent enough

on whether it was an error on

their behalf.

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PROGRESS: A visualisation of Elizabeth St and Division St, which will be re-aligned to make room for a cycleway in both

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Work under way on new

clubrooms for Hornets

• By Chris Barclay

IT’S FINALLY game on at the

site of the new Halswell Hornets

rugby league club headquarters,

thanks to a vital funding

injection for the $2 million

project.

Work has recently got under

way on a former car park at

Halswell Domain, more than

a decade after

the original

clubrooms were

damaged by the

earthquakes.

Protracted discussions

with the

Jeff

Whittaker

club’s insurance

company delayed

the start of the

multi-purpose

building, while the eventual payout

still left a $400,000 shortfall.

Hornets vice-president Jeff

Whittaker said assistance from

the Lottery Grants Board, the

Rata Foundation and Canterbury

West Coast Air Rescue Trust

over the last three months got the

rebuild over the line.

“If they hadn’t come on board

to help we basically couldn’t have

got a loan or refinance to pay

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thanks to

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He hoped the new clubrooms,

which will also be utilised by

softball, touch rugby and possibly

netball, should be completed

by Christmas or the New Year.

When the new building is

ready the original must be demolished.

In the interim the Hornets

also had to build a storage room/

gym and changing sheds at the

Domain, costs that diminished

the insurance payout.

“It’s been quite sad in one way,”

Whittaker said.

“We were totally freehold, we

were insured. Then it was costing

$20,000 (a year) to insure the

clubrooms, storage and changing

sheds. We were basically nearly

going broke as a voluntary organisation

that was pretty much

only open Saturday afternoon’s

after footy.”

He credited devoted club

members for raising the funds to

cover those costs.

“The old brigade, our life

members have worked their butts

off to raise funds to get the clubrooms

up and running,” he said.

“They were running raffles on

a Thursday, Friday and Saturday

nights at the (Craythornes)

Halswell Tavern (Craythornes)

and doing barbecues just to raise

enough money to pay the insurance.”

Whittaker hoped the new clubrooms

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• By Bea Gooding

A COMMUNITY Safety

Initiative Working Group has

been formed to help crackdown

on increasing crime across three

western suburbs.

Avonhead, Russley and

Bishopdale were identified as

hot spots for vehicle-break ins,

stolen cars, smashed windows

and other petty crimes making

residents feel unsafe.

Organised by Christchurch

North Community Patrol and

Neighbourhood Support Canterbury,

with help from police

and the Fendalton-Waimairi-

Harewood Community Board,

the group aims to tackle this.

Patrol chairman Sam Hall said

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Support meant residents on the

ground could provide information

about incidents that patrol

volunteers were unaware of.

Support members knew their

neighbourhoods better which

provided a much better picture

for patrollers to relay timely and

accurate information to police.

“It’s hard to say if it’s an

increase, it moves from area

to area. People seem to target

[places] within two to 5km of

where they’re living,” he said.

“Most of it is people breaking

Lunch and Dinner

into cars, smashing windows

and stolen cars. The Avonhead

community are getting concerned

about crime in the area,

so we’ve been patrolling hot

spots heavily in the past couple

of months.”

The group is in its early stages.

Initial meetings determined

possible next steps, like facilitating

informal feedback from

communities who could selfidentify

hot spots to focus on.

Police statistics did not clearly

show an increase, but mounting

posts on neighbourhood

Facebook groups conveyed a

different story.

While it was being reported on

social media, it was not necessarily

being reported to more

official sources.

Having a dedicated group

with links to community organisations

and police meant

it provided a different way for

residents to report crimes, while

learning how to keep themselves

safe and getting to know their

neighbours.

“These meetings are for us to

brainstorm and get feedback

from people on the ground.

Police are so busy nowadays,

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Helping cats live out their nine

• By Bea Gooding

JOYCE LATHAM never grew up

with a pet.

But when a furry feline invited

itself into her family home one

day her relationship with cats

changed forever.

Now, the president of the Cats

Protection League Canterbury is

the proud owner of six cats, most

of whom have special needs.

And for the past 13 years, she

has been on a mission to save as

many cats in the city as possible.

“My family didn’t have cats,

but a cat walked in once and

from there, I became very much

a cat person,’’ said the Bryndwr

resident.

It was not difficult to foster

her own felines, she said, having

plenty of experience running a

cattery herself with usually 40 to

50 cats at a time.

The league rescue, rehabilitate

and rehome stray and

abandoned cats, and provide assistance

to those who could not

afford to desex their cats through

its Feline Fix programme.

Desexing your cat, particularly

tomcats, was crucial to help reduce

the rate of feline AIDS and

decrease the number of kittens

being brought into places like the

league.

About 50 volunteers came in

once a week to help out in the

cattery, office and shop, as well

as about four managers who

worked there regularly.

They also often found new

homes for cats that could no

longer be looked after, such as an

owner who was moving into a

retirement home.

Last year, the league rehomed

535 cats and kittens.

But it did not stop there – the

protection league provides emergency

cat food assistance and for

unexpected vet bills as well.

“Sometimes their own cats

have had kittens and we do take

them in when approached to

help rehome them,” Latham said.

“There are enough cats in

Christchurch and Canterbury

to go well around all of the organisations,

we’ve actually got a

MISSION:

Joyce Latham

with Hope

who has

found a new

home.

PHOTO:

GEOFF SLOAN

waiting list.”

Its second-hand shop in Linwood

was also a vital part of the

fundraising efforts, especially

with no government funding.

All store proceeds went towards

work to help the felines of

Canterbury.

When she is not reading or

gardening at home, Latham

volunteers her time feeding the

cats and acts as the matchmaker

when facilitating the rehoming

process.

After leaving a government

office job, she decided to dedicate

most of her energy to the league

and has done so since 2007.

“I like to match appropriate

cats to people with cats that suit

them,” she said.

“Some of them are a little older

or have special needs and need

medication, but we just talk with

people about what the cats are

like; their personalities.”

With so many success stories,

it was hard for Latham to pick

a particular instance that impacted

her the most.

But on the protection league’s

website, there were endless pages

of updates and photos from

owners on how their little furry

friend was getting along in their

new forever home.

There was one case where a lost

cat was brought into the cattery

and eventually reunited with its

owner after four years thanks to

its microchip.

Said Latham: “It’s why all of

us volunteer. When people give

feedback and say how the cats

have settled down, how much

they love them, it’s a constant

reward to know you’ve done a really

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lives

“It’s rewarding to know these

cats have had a second chance in

life and they’ve gone to really loving

homes.”

But there was always a downside.

Even though the league was

sheltered from tending to abused

or injured animals due to the

statutory role the SPCA played, it

was impossible to save them all.

During the Covid-19 level 4

lockdown, things were made

worse when they were unable to

rehome any cats.

But rest assured, the cats that do

need homes end up finding one,

even if it takes a couple of years.

“Cats are being surrendered to

us from homes, so we don’t see

the neglect and abuse – that’s the

SPCA’s role,” Latham said.

“The downside is knowing that

you can’t save every single cat out

there who don’t have homes and

aren’t desexed, therefore are having

kittens after kittens.

“But we save what we can and

focus on the ones we do save, and

that’s the main thing.”

Supervising the cattery did not

come with many challenges most

of the time, but if you had the passion,

it was all one needed.

“If anyone came here not liking

cats, you’d really have to question

why they’re there.”

Removal of parking questioned

• From page 1

Residents were also inconvenienced

as some equipment, such

as barriers, road cones or signage

remained on the road while

the consent awaited approval.

Riccarton ward councillor

Catherine Chu did not respond

to Western

News questions

by the deadline.

Said Wilson:

“The council

sent a letter to

residents but it

didn’t tell the

Catherine

Chu

whole truth, the

council was not

transparent to

residents about

the cause of the delay and they

didn’t admit it as their error.”

“Residents were inconvenienced

for two months, the

barriers set out on the roadside

adjoined their driveways and

had to stay there.

“How much has this incompetence

by the city council cost the

ratepayer?”

The South Express cycleway

will connect the edge of the city

in Templeton to the central city,

with part of it being built in Riccarton.

Connecting to Ballantyne

Ave from Main South Rd, the

INCONVENIENT: Artist impression of the cycleway being built on Perverel St next to

Harrington Park which has been a cause for concern.

IMAGE: CITY COUNCIL

cycleway will make its way

through parts of Suva St, Middleton

Rd and park, Lochee

Rd, Wharenui Rd, Peverel St,

Elizabeth St, Picton Ave and

Blenheim Rd to Hagley Park.

Along the northern side of

Peverel St, on-street parking will

be removed next to Harrington

Park to make way for the 3m,

two-way separated cycleway.

Wainui St resident Stephen

Kennington questioned whether

the removal of parking would

make access to Harrington Park

unsafe for pedestrians.

In the city council’s plan,

raised platforms are being built

at the Piko Cres, Centennial Ave

and Tika St intersections to improve

crossing points and slow

vehicles down as they approach

the road.

“The park is used by families,

on family fun days [there]

hundreds of adults and children

enjoy it,” he said.

“The problem I see is that

the cycleway is being placed

on the Harrington Park side

of Peverel St; losing the shady

parking. It will entail crossing

the street and a two-way cycle

lane to access the park from

parking on the other side of the

street.

“Is that a great idea?”

Ellis said the north side of

Peverel St was chosen to provide

better access for people walking

or biking to and through the

park.

It minimises the number

of vehicle entranceways the

cycleway needs to cross and

reduces parking impacts on

Harrington Dairy.

But in terms of delays on

Elizabeth St, Ellis said investigation

work on-site was done to

assess whether archaeological

authority was needed.

“It takes some time to apply

for and get an archaeological

authority, as there is some investigation

work that needs to be

done before it can be issued.”

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Air Force vet sponsors student for solo flight

WHEN AIR Force veteran

Derrick Hubbard flew solo

on his 90th birthday with the

Canterbury Recreational

Aircraft Club, he and his now

late wife, Vera, decided to pay it

forward.

Now 94, the Summerset at

Wigram retirement village

resident and his wife of 70 years

wanted to sponsor a young

person to experience the same

opportunity.

Derrick, originally from

England, joined the Royal Air

Force as an aircraft apprentice at

RAF Halton in 1943.

After serving as an engineer

alongside some Kiwis in No 24

Squadron during World War 2,

it cemented his desire to move to

New Zealand, which happened

in 1958.

He later joined the RNZAF

where he served for 24 years.

Amid the height of Covid-19

and following his wife’s death

last year, Derrick approached

CRAC flying instructor, Dave

Mitchell, and Air Force Museum

of New Zealand education

officer, Chris Davey, to seek out a

deserving young trainee pilot.

After a rigorous application

process, 16-year-old Rangiora

High School student Armani

Hansen received funding from

Derrick and Vera for lessons on

how to achieve a solo flight.

Armani has had a passion

for flight from a young age and

was already working part-time

at the Rangiora New World

supermarket to save for his longterm

goal to become a pilot.

He was also selected for a

Gateway Aviation programme at

high school to enhance his flight

theory knowledge.

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first solo flight. ​

Flight instructor Mitchell put

Armani through his paces in

weekly flying lessons. At the

Rangiora Airfield last week

Armani was scheduled for a

further flying lesson.

As with most trainee pilots,

he had no prior warning of his

solo flight, as it is only when

the student is deemed ready by

the instructor who gives the goahead

to take off on their own.

With Armani’s family secretly

escorted into the

CRAC clubrooms, the group

watched as Mitchell instructed

Armani through “touch and go”

circuits, before taxiing to the

clubrooms.

“I told him we were taxiing

back to the threshold for another

take-off, and when near the

clubhouse I added – ‘but this

time you are doing it on your

own. I am getting out now’,”

Mitchell said.

With Derrick watching from

his home at Summerset via video

call, Armani took off and did a

circuit of the airfield, with an

empty seat next to him.

As he executed “a textbook

landing,” he finally spotted his

family next to the clubhouse.

Said Armani: “It was a very

exciting and exhilarating

experience that I will never

forget. When Dave got off the

plane and said I was going to

go up solo, I couldn’t keep the

grin off my face, even though it

was nerve-racking; the thought

of knowing that I would be at

1200ft all alone.

“Thank you so much to

Derrick for giving me the

Hubbard flying opportunity

– I will be forever grateful.

Thanks to Chris for all of your

organising and for choosing me,

and to Dave for getting me ready

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Said Armani’s mother Serena:

“I was nervous and scared but,

above all, just so excited for him.

He’s worked so hard and been so

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HOME & HEATING

Ground moisture barrier

under low sub-floor

Now with the colder and wetter weather on

its way, home owners are focusing on ways

to make their homes comfortable, warm

and healthy for their families throughout

winter. Rising damp is an issue that affects

many of our older properties which suffer

from poor, or no, ground moisture barrier.

In Canterbury especially, post-quake, many

people have relocated to homes that suffer

from rising damp which can be associated

with health problems. Independent tests have

shown that up to 40 litres of water can rise

from the ground and enter a house every day,

leading to mildew, mould, condensation and

musty smells. Moulds can produce various

allergic reactions and the frail, elderly and

very young are especially vulnerable.

Canterbury Foam Concrete Ltd is a

locally owned and operated firm. The team

understands the problems caused by rising

damp and are there to help. They will come

to your damp home and pump a lightweight,

flowable foam concrete under your timber

floored home.

While insulation is important, it has been

recognised that it is dampness that is the real

villain in the house. The new Healthy Homes

Standards introduced by the government

effective from the 1st July 2019 now has

a requirement to install ground moisture

barriers, a key element in the armory to fight

moisture in the home.

Dr Larry Bellamy BE (hons) PhD in a

report dated 1988: Foam Concrete Under

Timber Floors: An Energy Analysis assessed

the effects of placing Foam Concrete over

damp soil and had this to say: Condensation

on the underside of a timber floor can occur

where the floor is suspended over damp

ground and the inside air temperature falls

close to the crawl space air temperature.

Much energy is required to vaporize moisture

that penetrates the structure. By avoiding

underfloor condensation, foam concrete can

reduce floor heat losses by up to 90%.

• Canterbury Foam Concrete Ltd can in most

cases, install a Ground Moisture Barrier

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• BRANZ Appraised; Appraisal Number 961

• Members of the Insulation Association of

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• We offer a free measure and quote in the

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• Assessments can be made in all other

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Contact Canterbury Foam Concrete

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Phone 03 376 4608, 0508FOAMCO or www.

foamconcrete.nz for more information.

Bathroom ventilation

The extraction of air from the bathroom

should be a priority for all houses and

commercial buildings.

Bathrooms can generate a large quantity

of steam and odours. It is important

this compromised air does not circulate

around the house.

Bathroom odours can be unpleasant,

especially when near living, sleeping or

working areas.

The moisture generated by showers and

baths can be damaging to your home and

furnishings and be a major contribution

to condensation. Damp houses are not a

healthy environment for anyone to live in,

especially for children or other vulnerable

people.

By extracting air from the bathroom to

outside, warmer air from inside the house

will move in to the bathroom. Whereas

opening a window can draw cold air

into the bathroom and blow the smelly,

moisture laden

bathroom air into

the house.

Modern houses

are built to be

very airtight and

require mechanical

ventilation such

as extraction fans

or heat exchanger

systems. Although

older houses can

be draughty, the air

often flows in the

wrong direction.

Therefore, they also

usually require mechanical ventilation to

keep the air quality higher.

The quality of the air we breathe affects

our health and ability to perform. We

breathe in and out approximately 20,000

litres of air every day. It is therefore very

important to ensure good air quality

indoors through adequate ventilation.

To ensure the quality of your air, contact

the experts. Smooth-Air Products can

calculate the required extraction for your

bathrooms, and look into air exchange for

your whole building. Smooth-Air offers a

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They have an extensive range of

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Church Notices

Easter at the

Transitional Cathedral

Maundy Thursday 1 April

12:05pm Midday Prayer

7:00pm Eucharist of the Last Supper

Good Friday 2 April

8:30am Morning Prayer

10:00am Children’s Service

12:00noon Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

Holy Saturday 3 April

12:noon: Midday Prayer

9:00pm The Great Vigil with the First

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10:00am Festival Eucharist

5:00pm Festal Evensong

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2 April Good Friday

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Methodist Centre

Reflective Service - 9.30am

4 April Easter Day

Holy Communion &

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