Southern View: June 24, 2021

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THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2021

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Beckenham

speed limit

dropped

Page 3

Father and

daughter in

graffiti battle

Page 5

Talk to over 10,000 visitors in 3 days

Contact Lisa on 021 800 809

‘I found boxing one day

and just loved it’

Working with young

people from all walks

of life is a reward in

itself for boxing coach

Holly Sullivan. She

talks to Bea Gooding

about her recent youth

service award, and her

long association with

the sport

HOLLY SULLIVAN is New

Zealand’s highest qualified

female boxing trainer, and

one of the latest recipients of a

Community Service Award.

Last year the Woolston Boxing

Club head coach helped to secure

more than $100,000, assisting 24

young athletes to compete in the

New Zealand Amateur Boxing

Championships and relieving

the financial pressure off their

families.

It was “unexpected” to be

acknowledged at the recent

Linwood-Central-Heathcote

Community Board awards.

“It’s nice to know what I’m

doing is making a difference,”

said Sullivan.

The Sydenham resident

is the only female coach in

New Zealand to hold a Star 1

international licence, putting

her in the running to mentor the

country’s best amateur fighters at

the Tokyo Olympics.

Sullivan has been involved

with the Woolston Boxing Club

for 14 years; 12 of those as an

CHAMP:

Woolston Boxing

Club head coach

Holly Sullivan’s

services to young

athletes in-themaking

earned

her a Community

Service and

Youth Service

Award.

PHOTO: GEOFF

SLOAN ​

executive member, secretary and

head coach.

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Speed limit reduced for Beckenham loop

SAFER: Pupils and their families cross Sandwich Rd, near Beckenham Te Kura o Pūroto, part of the new 40km/h area.

PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN ​

• By Ella Somers

THE BECKENHAM loop has

been reduced to 40km/h to make

the area safer.

Beckenham Neighbourhood

Association chairman Dave

Kelly said the lowered speed

limit means residents will no

longer have to worry they are

“taking their life or their kid’s

life in their hands” every time

they try to cross the road.

He said the association has

been working on ways to lower

the speed limit in the loop since

2018, due to speed safety concerns

from locals.

City council

transport

operations

manager

Steffan

Thomas said

lowering the

speed limit

to 40 km/h

Steffan

Thomas

in the area

will “improve

safety for all

road users.”

The speed limit proposal was

one of four city council projects

that was given funding last year

by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport

Agency as part of their

Innovating Streets for People

initiative.

Thomas said the total amount

awarded to the project was

$186,300 by NZTA and $20,700

by the council.

The city council says the

funding will be used to trial

safer speeds, crossing points

and intersection changes in

the Beckenham area bounded

by Tennyson St, Colombo St,

Waimea Tce and Eastern Tce.

The city council received 157

submissions from residents and

organisations over the proposal,

with 118 supportive and 26 not

supportive, while the rest did not

specify a preference.

“One of the most common

comments was that people

wanted the speed limit to be

30km/h not 40km/h,” Kelly said.

Beckenham Te Kura o Pūroto

principal Sandy Hastings said

the school was not involved with

the speed limit proposal but

supported “any measure” that

would keep children and the

wider community safe.

Hastings thought it was

“unfortunate” that Tennyson St

had not been included as part of

the approved proposal.

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proposal was approved for the

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MAKING A

DIFFERENCE:

Ben and

Nevaeh

McCallum

paint over

graffiti in their

neighbourhood

as part of

the Off the

Wall graffiti

programme,

PHOTO:

NEWSLINE

Dad and daughter team

up to take down graffiti

REMOVING GRAFFITI from their

Spreydon neighbourhood has become a

family affair for a father and daughter.

Ben and Nevaeh McCallum volunteered

for the Off the Wall graffiti programme,

run by the city council, in 2017 after seeing

a brochure about it at their local library.

Nevaeh was only seven at the time, but

Ben wanted her to have a strong work ethic

and felt getting rid of graffiti was a worthwhile

task to tackle together.

“At the time there was a lot of graffiti

along the front of our shops so we decided

to get active with that,” Ben said.

As part of the Off the Wall graffiti programme,

they help paint over graffiti in

their neighbourhood.

They’re also ‘tag-spotters’, who report

Seeing young people

develop a reward

for boxing coach

• From page 1

Sullivan has also been the Ultimate

Martial Arts Fighting secretary for the

past five years, and team manager of the

Canterbury Boxing Association since 2013.

And last year, for the tenth year in a row,

she ran the South Island novice champs

in spite of Covid-19 public gathering

restrictions.

It was no easy feat to host 45 competitive

amateur boxing bouts online in a single

day through a live stream, with no crowds

cheering from the sidelines.

But boxing was never Sullivan’s first love

– she put the gloves on for the first time 14

years ago as a way to stay fit when she was

a Canterbury tennis representative and

national football trialist.

“I found boxing one day and just loved it,

there’s an amazing community of people.

It’s a physical challenge and at the same

time it’s a mental challenge,” she said.

“If I knew what I knew now, including

all the opportunities I’ve had, I would’ve

gone a lot further.”

Sullivan took up coaching after a

number of injuries, enabling her to stay

close to the ring.

The Woolston Boxing Club, which

also received its own service award,

was established in 1967 by the late Ron

graffiti to the council when they see it.

It has been a fun experience for Nevaeh,

which has come with an added bonus

many other kids will relate to.

“It gets me away from my brother,” she

said.

Ben doesn’t know many other people in

his age group who volunteer and worries it

is a dying art.

He said more people should give

volunteering a go.

“Definitely give it a go. You’ve got

nothing to lose. If it’s not for you, it’s not for

you. But you won’t know until you give it a

go.”

•It is National Volunteer Week from

June 20 to 26.

Mitchell and has a proud history within

New Zealand boxing circles.

It teaches the skills, techniques and

discipline required in order to be an

amateur boxer.

The club often takes youth members

with anger management or behavioural

issues under its wing.

The sessions provide a positive

environment to help members improve

self-esteem, including patience, impulse

control and the ability to focus.

Seeing young people grow and develop

was “better than anything” she could have

imagined.

Said Sullivan: “We’ve got kids from all

different backgrounds and people from all

walks of life with their own personal issues

and struggles. The cool thing was, at the

last tournament, two kids in our classes

[competed] and their [school] teachers

came and watched their fights.

“One of the teachers got in touch directly

and said they saw an improvement in the

kid and he really wanted to come along to

support and congratulate him.

“It takes a tonne of commitment and

discipline to keep weight and fitness on

point. It’s not like football, there’s no game

every weekend. You have to train hard for

months with no guaranteed outcome.”

LIPOMAS

A Lipoma is a benign mesenchymal

tumour comprised of “mature adipocytes”

(namely fat cells). Lipomas are very

common in the dog, rarely in the cat.

Believe it or not I have several small

lipomas on my arms that cause no issue.

They are often picked up in a routine visit,

are non-painful, soft, moveable and slow

growing. Breeds at risk are the Labrador,

Retriever, Doberman, Spaniel and Beagle.

No one knows why they pop up and they

are classified into three groups –

• Simple lipoma – a benign, slow growing

mass that expands rather than invades.

They can get really huge. They are usually

encapsulated and easy to surgically shell

out. They are most commonly seen within

the fat tissue on the trunk and limbs. Very

occasionally they can be found in the

chest and abdomen. Depending on where

they are they can impede movement

causing abnormal gaits and neurological

deficits may be noticed.

• Infiltrative lipoma – These are locally

aggressive, invasive and can disrupt the

surrounding tissues. These have been

known to cause spinal cord compression.

• Myelolipoma – These are benign and can

commonly occur on the spleen, adrenal

glands and liver. We rarely see these.

Diagnosis is made by fine needle

aspiration cytology, radiographs and

ultrasound (especially of lipomas in the

thorax and abdomen or those inbetween

muscle planes). Cytology of the mass can

be done while you wait.

Most lipomas require NO specific therapy.

We usually only suggest surgical removal

if they are impeding motion or function or

in an area that irritates the dog. Surgery is

usually straight forward and it helps having

cautery for the large tumour removals as

they have a decent blood supply. Often

suction drains are inserted due to all the

dead space left and blood tends to want

McMaster & Heap

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Open 7 days

Cnr Hoon Hay & Coppell place

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to pool there. Complications of surgery

can be delayed wound healing, seromas

forming or occasionally nerve damage if

the lipoma is deep.

Recently we had a referral to give our

opinion on lipoma surgery for a 12 year

old Labrador called “Tess”. She’s had a

multitude of lipomas (diagnosed via

cytology) for years but some have started

growing quickly, causing her severe

mobility issues. Kirsty initially saw Tess

and thought she could make a difference

surgically to her quality of life and mobility.

One large lipoma had extended down the

right side of her chest and into her axilla

(armpit), impinging on nerves affecting

limb placement. She kept throwing this leg

outward.

Tess was a trouper under her anaesthetic

and has recovered well. The surgery took

nearly two hours and required lots of

sutures and drains to close large wounds.

Six lipoma masses were removed, the

largest weighing in at 1.6kg. She should

hopefully find it easier to walk now. Tess

was discharged on good pain medications,

weight loss diet and a recommendation

for Physio to help her mobilise quicker and

improve muscle strength. She was a gentle

old soul to treat and we hope we have

made a difference to her quality of life.

Dr Michele McMaster

McMaster & Heap


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Cabbage trees replaced along pathway

TREE

WARRIORS:

Oliver Lewis

and a team

of volunteers

braved the

rain on Sunday

to plant 24

cabbage trees,

replacing the

ones that had

been poisoned

in 2018. ​

• By Samantha Mythen

DRIZZLING RAIN and cold

weather did not prevent 30

volunteers from planting more

than 300 natives and 24 cabbage

trees along the Coastal Pathway

on Sunday.

St Martins resident Oliver

Lewis, who has a passion for

cabbage trees, had set up a

fundraiser to replace the 24 that

were poisoned along the Coastal

Pathway in 2018. Nearly $800

was raised.

The person who poisoned the

trees has never been identified.

“I’m really happy the trees are

back in their rightful place and I

can’t wait to see them mature in

the years to come,” said Lewis.

Christchurch Coastal Pathway

Group chair Hanno Sander said:

“The cabbage trees look great

and I think they will make a

good addition to the Coastal

Pathway.”

The other native plants were

bought from money raised by

the Coastal Pathway Group. The

plants were supplied by Trees 4

Canterbury.

“This planting was a

wonderful demonstration of the

passion the neighbours of the

Coastal Pathway have for their

area,” said Sander.

Said Lewis: “Lots of passing

motorists tooted in support,

so I just hope the groundswell

of enthusiasm for the project

shows people who think they

can mess with public trees that

they’re on the wrong side

of history.”

TIM WRAIGHT New Wood For Old Iron

Exhibition at Little River Gallery 26 June – 27 July

Tim Wraight is a musician and artist from

Marahau. He works primarily in carved wood,

a medium he has loved since childhood. As a

child he was surrounded by works created by his

great-great-grandfather John Henry Menzies of

Menzies Bay on Banks Peninsula.

In 1990 he was offered the opportunity to train

with traditional Maori master woodcarver John

Mutu, who he worked with for the rest of that

decade. He still works for iwi in the Nelson/

Golden Bay region making traditional works for

their marae and public art installations.

This has influenced the way he

works since, and although his

personal art practice has

moved away from

the traditional, the

methods and way of

making reflects this

background.

The works for this

show “New Wood

for Old Iron” at Little

River Gallery take old

iron and steel tools

and gift them new

intricately carved and

decorated handles. This is his way of honouring

the role these hand tools have shaped our places

and environments in the past, when hard work

with simple but effective tools made our places

and grew our food. It is also a rejection of the

ease with which we now alter our landscapes

with massively powerful machinery and the

damage we can so easily inflict on our fragile

environment.

Tim learnt to use these types

of tools from his grandfather,

an old-time farmer who also

lovingly crafted wonderful

handles for his tools. This

show also honours those who

worked with muscle power

and honed skills to do what

was needed with these tools

to sustain their lives.

Tools with

a twist, Tim

Wraight’s

exhibition at

Little River

Gallery

Tim has a record of significant

public artwork gracing our

shared spaces, marae, and

schools. He has also been

the recipient of the Sculpture

on the Peninsula Award,

his works are part of many

collections both in NZ and

overseas.

TIM WRAIGHT New Wood For Old Iron

26 JUNE – 27 JULY

Main Rd, Little River

03 325 1944

art@littlerivergallery.com


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Bid to eradicate predators

• By Samantha Mythen

A STOAT hit squad has been

TRAPPERS:

established to ramp up efforts

Predator

to make Sumner’s backyard

Free

predator-free.

Sumner

The squad, along with several

other initiatives have been

members

Bays

started by Predator Free Sumner

John

Bays.

Goodrich

The group was established in

and Paul

2017 after they received funding

Cragg, with

from Predator Free NZ. They

rat tunnels

started with backyard trapping

used to

in Balmoral Hill through to

house

Taylors Mistake, and have now

rat traps

extended trapping into local

and keep

reserves.

out pets,

One of the group’s

children

co-ordinators Paul Cragg said

and birds. ​

members Mike Ryan and Dave

Evans act as a “hit squad when checks the traps on a daily basis, be targeted with

stoats are sighted.”

come rain or shine.

the first traps installed a couple

Only two stoats have been Another trapping team targets of months ago. The group is

killed so far, but Cragg said they rats and mice along the Sumner aiming to extend the trap lines

are encouraging locals to report Esplanade.

into the hills above the park.

any stoat sightings so the group In the last four years, Phil For more information about

can keep protecting native birds Loughnan and Wyn Mossman trapping, to join one of the

in the area.

have trapped more than 150 rats. volunteer teams, to report a

“We are nowhere near

They are not stopping there with stoat sighting, or to buy a trap

elimination but we are hopefully their next aim to extend the for your backyard, Cragg said

making a difference,” he said. trapline as far as Shag Rock, or to visit the Predator Free Port

The group’s work has seen even further into Moncks Bay Hills stall, held on the second

other success. Two significant to help protect penguins in the Saturday of each month, at the

trap lines on the hillsides above area.

Mt Pleasant Market.

Sumner have trapped 250 possums

over the last two years. Healthcare in Rangiora built and group through email sumner@

Residents from Ryman

People can also contact the

260

Cragg said the group, made up donated wooden

x

trap tunnels

180

for predatorfreeporthills.org.nz,

of Ryan, Evans, James Young, the project.

Facebook, phone Paul Cragg on

David Kerr, Bruce Marks, Sue Cragg said Barnett Park in 021 0835 3415, or John Goodrich

Unsworth and John Goodrich, Redcliffs is the latest reserve to 027 365 6985.

Workshop a chance to save

electricity in your home

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AN ENVIRONMENTAL group

is seeking a home in Redcliffs

to show the owner how they

can save power and save the

environment at the same time.

It is the latest project started

by the Redcliffs Te Rae Kura Eco

Village.

Residents concerned

about their high

electricity bills are

invited to make contact

with the Eco Village

Group.

One house will be

selected for an energysaving

workshop, where

the group will visit and

complete an energy

audit, as well as suggest

measures to reduce energy use in

the home.

The goal is to help lower power

bills and improve the home’s

health.

The group was formed under

the umbrella of the Redcliffs

Residents Association to guide

local action on the nationwide

climate and ecological

emergency.

It has created Eco-Kiwi Pledges,

a handbook for undertaking

better sustainable living to help

address climate change and

ecological damage.

Dave Bryce

The book is separated by

monthly themes, with energy the

focus for June.

Said group co-ordinator

Dave Bryce: “Reducing home

energy reduces power bill

costs, reduces emissions and

results in a warmer healthier

home.”

Bryce suggests making simple

changes at home to lower

your energy use, such as

catching the sun through

optimising north-facing

windows, cleaning

windows and trimming

trees shading them.

He has undertaken

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Snapper with caper sauce

Serves 4

Ingredients

Marinade:

3 cloves garlic

1 green chilli, seeded and

chopped

1 tsp thyme leaves

1/3 cup lime juice

Salt and pepper to taste

Fish:

Four fillets skinned and boned,

about 600gm

Caper sauce:

2 tbsp water

3 tbsp each – lime juice, olive

oil

2 tsp each – red wine vinegar,

diced seeded green chilli

½cup fresh coriander leaves

1 shallot, peeled

1 tbsp capers, rinsed and

drained

1 garlic clove, peeled and

halved

¼ tsp pepper

Directions

Combine the marinade ingredients

in a small food processor.

Whizz until well blended.

Pour into a large resealable

plastic bag.

Pat the fillets dry. Place in the

plastic bag, seal and turn fillets

to coat.

Marinate in the refrigerator for

45min.

To prepare the caper sauce,

place the ingredients in a small

food processor and blend, until

smooth. Place aside.

Drain and discard marinade.

Grill the marinated fish on the

barbecue or under a preheated

grill for 3-5min each side or

until the fish flakes easily when

pulled with a fork.

Serve the sauce with the fish.

Salmon, avocado and

noodle salad

Serves 2

Ingredients

50gm noodles

Ginger dressing:

3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp sesame oil

2 tsp grated root ginger

1 tbsp each – rice vinegar, light

soy sauce, lemon juice

½ tsp sugar

1 tbsp finely chopped coriander

Salad:

Caper sauce

for snapper

and avocado

salad with

salmon are

unusual

dinner treats.

150gm hot smoked salmon

1 medium avocado, peeled,

stoned and diced

Flaky sea salt and freshly

ground black pepper to taste

¼ cup coriander leaves

Directions

Cook noodles in boiling

water according to packet instructions.

Drain noodles, wash under

cold water, drain well, then allow

to cool.

Meanwhile, combine ingredients

for the dressing in a small

food processor and blend until

smooth. Place aside.

Break the salmon into

chunks.

Place in a large bowl with the

cold noodles, avocado, seasoning

and coriander leaves.

Add about 3/4 of dressing.

Gently toss to coat.

Add remainder of the

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Thursday June 24 2021 13

Vaccinations for

the rest of Aotearoa

New Zealand

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout for the general population

starts from the end of July.

Our COVID-19 vaccination programme has built momentum

steadily since February. We are vaccinating around 100,000

people a week at the moment. In the second half of the year

we hit top speed and everyone in New Zealand aged 16 and

over will be able to be vaccinated.

Moving to the general population

So far, vaccinations have been made available to those most at

risk of getting COVID-19 to limit the chances of it getting into the

wider population.

With more vaccine supply coming on, and having ramped up our

infrastructure, vaccinations for everyone else in New Zealand

aged 16 and over (the general population) start from 28 July.

This is a very large group of people. To make this flow smoothly,

we will break this down by age bands.

All people aged 60 plus can book their vaccinations from 28 July.

Then, two weeks later, people who are 55 plus. From there, new

age bands will be opened up every 2–3 weeks based on confirmed

deliveries of the vaccine and the speed of rollout to earlier groups.

By mid to late August, invitations should be open for people over

45. By mid to late September, invitations should be open for those

over 35, with everyone else being eligible from October.

Invitations

Most people will get a direct invitation to book – either by email,

text, phone call or in the post. You will then be able to book through

Book My Vaccine, a new national booking system that will be online

from 28 July, or phone a new national call centre. Availability of

booking slots (the date, time and place you can be vaccinated)

will vary between district health board (DHB) regions.

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Registration

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be able to go to Book My Vaccine to register for an invitation from

28 July. Registration means we will be certain to have your correct

contact details and when your age group is opened, you will get an

invitation telling you it’s your turn to book.

Getting a vaccination

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Receiving an invitation

We’ll call or send you an email, text or letter to invite

you to book.

Make your booking

From 28 July, go to Book My Vaccine or call the new

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Important dates

28 July People 60+ Vaccinations open

11 August People 55+ Vaccinations open

Mid to late Aug People 45 + Invitations should open

Mid to late Sept People 35+ Invitations should open

October People 16+ Invitations should open

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same time to make it easier for them. Our successful whānaucentred

approach to vaccinations will continue for Māori and

Pacific communities and those with disabilities.

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