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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2021

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Surf lifesavers’ recognised

for passion and long service

A combined century is

a long time to give to

any sport but for two

veteran lifesavers, it was

all part of their love for

the sport, a passion

recognised with national

awards. Reporter John

Cosgrove talks to

Roger Smith and Steve

Johnston about their

life-long passion for surf

lifesaving

THE ONLY TIME veteran North

Beach surf lifesaver Roger Smith

ever feared for his life was when

another club’s surf boat crashed

into his during a surf carnival.

“We were in big, big waves at

the nationals and while our boat

was in a good spot for speed

between two waves, I watched as

another boat tried to come in over

the top of us.

“Those boats were big and

heavy and required a lot of skill

to use them, especially in rough

surf.

“If they dumped you out, you

hoped like hell you came out of it

alive,” he said.

• Turn to page 4

THAT’S ME: Roger Smith points to himself on an old photo taken during a surf carnival.

PHOTO: JOHN COSGROVE ​

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Biketober Bicycle Parts Sales

and Swap Meet

Sunday, 10am to 1pm

91 Estuary Rd, South Brighton

As part of Biketober 2021, Sustain

South Brighton in partnership with

Nomadic Cycles are hosting a bicycle

parts sales and swap meet on Sunday

October 10. The community is

encouraged to go along, haggle and

swap bike parts with the opportunity

to chat to key people in the industry,

get tips and ideas for their bikes. Free

Brighten Up Brighton –

Community Clean-up Day

Sunday, 10am to noon

Brighton Mall

Meeting at the Our Bright Town

mural, the two hour long Brighten

Up Brighton - community clean-up

day will tackle a variety of issues

the area. The event is led by New

Brighton Project and New Brighton

Residents Association with support

from many community organisations.

Admission free.

A full family history open day

Saturday, 10am to 4pm

Parkview Community Centre, 75

Queenspark Drive, Parklands

As part of the Christchurch Heritage

Festival, Christchurch Libraries are

inviting you to spend a day learning

where to start with your family

history journey from or discover

ways to take it further. Catering for

ages five to 105. Phone NZ Society of

Genealogists, Canterbury Branch 027

688 0211 for more details.

New Brighton Seaside Market, New Brighton Pedestrian Mall,

Saturday 10am–2pm. Every Saturday, New Brighton’s pedestrian mall is

filled with colour and creativity. Come down to the seaside and enjoy, live

entertainment, great food, fresh produce, arts, crafts, jewellery and more.

There’s also a bouncy castle and free face-painting for the littlies. Life is

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Sutton House open day

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Big turn out for clean up

• By John Cosgrove

MORE THAN 100 people will

turn up on Sunday to give New

Brighton mall a spruce up.

The annual Brighten Up

community clean-up event has

been swamped with so many

volunteers that organisers

have had to

open a second

registration site.

Coastal-

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Community

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chairwoman

Jo Zervos was

impressed with

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the response, with more than 100

volunteers keen to help clean up

the areas surrounding the mall

for two hours on Sunday.

“There are so many coming

that we have to divide the mall

up into sections to cater for

Covid level 2 restrictions.

“It sounds really promising

that we will make a good impact

on getting many of the small jobs

done,” she said.

Since the event was publicised

in Pegasus Post two weeks ago,

Zervos said other groups had

been in touch and will take on a

number of smaller side projects

in the community.

“They are joining a large

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UNTIDY: More than 100 volunteers have so far put their hands up to help clean up New

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number of community groups

and people who are contributing

to the success of the day,

especially City Care and the

graffiti programme, who I have

done the majority of the work

with in putting this all together.

“We have the New Brighton

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Residents’ Association, New

Brighton Project, New Brighton

Volunteer Fire Brigade,

PEEEP Trust, Keep Christchurch

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Archery, Union Church,

Coastal Time Bank, New

Brighton Lions Club, New

Brighton Community Gardens,

Eastern Community Sports and

Recreation and quite a few more

all coming along.”

The registration sites at the

Bright Town Mural and Hawke

St car park will open before the

10am start.

In Brief

COASTAL WARD

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Residents have until noon

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centre in New Brighton,

Parklands or Shirley. The

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resigned as a city councillor

earlier this year. Electoral

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per cent of the 16,751 eligible

voters living in the ward have

voted so far.

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The Anzac Bridge fronds should

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City council officers told the

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Dramatic introduction to water leads

• By John Cosgrove

IN SPITE OF almost drowning

during his first encounter

with the surf, Steve Johnston

eventually developed a deep love

for surf lifesaving.

A passion for service and a

very impressive rescue tally of

more than 112 rescues saw him

presented with his 50-year medal

at the recent Surf Life Saving

New Zealand national awards.

As a young boy his dramatic

introduction to the power of

waves came courtesy of his

older brothers who pushed him

into the surf one day at Taylors

Mistake.

“It was brutal, the waves

demolished me but I survived,

it put me off the ocean for a few

years but I eventually started going

along to Waimairi Surf Club

later in my teens.

“At that time my life revolved

around playing rugby, swimming

and royal lifesaving.

“Once I started at the club in

1970 I was quickly pushed into

instructing and then I became a

paid lifeguard during my university

years,” he said.

Johnston, 68, trained as a

teacher working at several

schools in Christchurch, Wanganui,

Tonga and eventually

50 YEARS: Waimairi Surf Lifesaving Club member Steve Johnston reflects on his service in

the club’s Waimairi beach trophy room.

PHOTO: JOHN COSGROVE ​

many years at Burnside High

School.

He also took an active part in

the surf lifesaving competitions

held nationally earning several

national titles.

Behind the scenes he worked

for the club committees reaching

club captain and club president

status during his illustrious

career.

But his passion is saving lives

and he had done a few of those.

“When I was a paid guard

there were only one of us on any

beach at any time so you had to

be vigilant all the time.

“On sunny hot days there

could be 200 people on the beach

so I always found the worst part

of the beach and stood there

ready to go.

“We had to be bossy, most

people were compliant but just as

I teach young people today, you

had to use your voice and learn

to read the tides.

“Outgoing tides were the

worst as they brought on the

rips, if you saw anything that

might be happening you had

to run like stink to get to the

people, even if it was a false

alarm you couldn’t afford to

waste time wondering what was

happening.”

Some of his most fondest

memories of surf lifesaving

are also the most dramatic

and life-threatening rescues

he undertook, often singlehandedly.

“I was instructing one day

and saw these two girls suddenly

dragged off by a rip, I just

grabbed a rescue tube and took

off after them. It was very rough

seas and it took me over 30min

to get them back to the beach, I

was so exhausted that I literally

had to drag them both up on the

beach, one by her arm with the

other wedged under my arm, it

was then I found we were half

way to North Beach.

‘I often saw the odd shark or two out there’

• From page 1

Fortunately, the other boat

went under Roger’s boat and all

aboard were safe.

For the former businessman,

to be awarded a 50-year badge

at the recent Surf Lifesaving

New Zealand national awards

of excellence, was a humbling

experience.

“I was surprised to be named

as a recipient, I’m not finished

yet as I still think I have much to

offer the sport,” he said.

Since he was a teenager Smith

(now 67) has been heavily involved

in both surf lifesaving and

rugby.

A former past president at both

the North Beach Surf Lifesaving

Club and the Shirley Rugby

Club, Smith said he still helps out

where he can on both club committees.

“I love working behind the

scenes, and do what I can for the

good of the clubs. I feel it’s good

for any sporting club to have a

few old heads in the mix bringing

their experience to the club.”

Smith was 18 when he trained

for his first season as a lifeguard

at North Beach.

“It was a magnificent time back

then, a wonderful way to be part

of something that helped the

community.

“Back then it was the amateur

era and membership at surf clubs

was very strong.

“There were surf carnivals

everywhere and we used to travel

far and wide to get to the whole

day affairs.”

He recalls many great trips, as

all the clubs seem to always be

on the same ferries at the same

time, so there were many stories

he said he could tell, but they

wouldn’t be suitable for readers.

However, he did recall one trip

to the nationals aboard the TEV

Maori interisland ferry: “Some

members partied too hard on the

day sailing to Wellington so they

decided to sleep it off in their car

but woke the next morning to

find they were back at Lyttelton,

wharfies had left their car aboard

and they had done a round trip

overnight.

“North Beach was a wonderful

place to spend every weekend

during the summer, my family

grew up around me on those

beaches.”

His sons Dan and Ryan followed

him into the sport.

“In those days we did a lot a

fundraising every weekend in the

Brighton Mall, and we felt we had

ownership of the club.”

In the 1970s all rescues were

undertaken by four-man belt and

line teams, they also used surf

skis, canoes and big heavy surf

boats.

“You would be rostered on

a patrol team of five to six

members and on days when the

beaches were crowded you not

only watched what was happening

between the flags but also

around the edges.”

He said patrolling is more

about preventative actions rather

SKILLS:

Roger Smith,

second

from left,

loves the

camaraderie

of surf

lifesaving,

than actual rescues.

“You had to concentrate, look

for the telltale signs that swimmers

were starting to get into

trouble by drifting outside the

flags, or out of their depth in

the waves, and then go and help

them out.

“We tried to stop things happening

before they got worse.”

Rips were the cause of many

callouts and he still remembers

his first big rescue.

“One day a rip just developed

out of nowhere, one minute the

surf was okay then suddenly

seven to eight people were being

whisked away, everybody jumped

in to help out and we quickly got

everyone out safely.”

He said it’s only natural that

people panic when a rip grabs.

“They should remember that

all the sea is doing is going out

along a ditch, just as quickly as

it appears and drags you out it

also quickly deposits you on a

sandbank behind the breakers,

but sadly people panic and panic

kills.”

His advice – just float with the

rip and hold your hand up.

“Usually we would only swim

about 100 to 200m out beyond

the surf but on the boats, I often

saw the odd shark or two out

there.

“People would be surprised

that there is more wildlife than

they think out there beyond the

surf.”

His fondest memories of his

time spent guarding at North

Beach and Lyall Bay in Wellington

were about the comradeship

and being part of a close-knit

team “that’s what made it all so

special,” he said.

Smith experienced the many

different technological changes

the sport went through, from the

introduction of the inflatable rescue

boat which revolutionised the

speed of rescues and capabilities

of clubs, to handheld radios aiding

the communication between

crews and shore.

He said the recent crop of

reality surf programmes have

helped raise awareness of water

safety, but he reminds people to

always swim between the flags

and watch the surf conditions.


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Thursday October 7 2021 5

leads to 50 years of saving lives

Another from early in his

career was one that could have

been tragic.

“I saw a guy in trouble in the

surf.

“I started to bring him back

when he asked if I had seen his

wife, so I got him ashore and

then raced back into the surf

which smashed me about a bit.

I really had no idea where she

was or where to look until I

surfaced again after being hit

by yet another big wave to find

her right beside me. It was a

real wake-up call about being

vigilant on duty,” he said.

“They are great memories

because they were successful,”

he said.

His other treasure trove

of experiences are about the

camaraderie of the teams he

worked with, the sense of family

and purpose he found at the

club and all the friends he has

made over the years.

In amongst those yarns is

the odd gem like when down

cleaning out the club rooms

early one winter’s day he and

several others heard a faint call

for help.

“It was a still winter’s day and

the sea fog was very thick, we

all heard this faint voice calling

for help, so we launched a boat

and headed out into the fog following

the voice.

“Eventually we were able to

reach two blokes in a small fishing

boat about 200m off shore.

“They were lost, drifting

along out of fuel and didn’t

know where they were. One of

them had hypothermia so we

got him to safety. We then took

out some more fuel and called

the other clubs along the beach

to keep an eye out for the owner

who remained on board.”

“I love what I do here at

the club, I’m still active even

though I gave up competitions

in 2008, and there is much I

can still teach to the younger

new members. It’s a great place

to be, I even met my first wife

there.”

His advice to young life

guards is to always remember

to be vigilant, and be quick to

respond.

RUNNING MAN: Ever

since he started at the

Waimairi Surf Lifesaving

Club back in 1970 Steve

Johnston has been an

active competitor even

after he retired.

Russell

Connor

Michelle

Moyle

At the recent Surf Lifesaving

New Zealand national awards

of excellence 2021 function,

service awards were presented to

members of eastern surf lifesaving

clubs:

Russell Connor, North Beach

Emma Derrick, North Beach

Scott McAlister, South Brighton

Mark Drabble, South Brighton

Steven Drabble, South Brighton

Scott McAlister, South Brighton

Michelle Moyle, Waimairi

The service awards are

presented to club members who

via a national points system,

analyses the key roles that

person had in the club, their

performance, how many years of

service they did and what roles

they held at regional or national

level plus any extra achievements

attained.

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Thursday October 7 2021

Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz

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League player heading to school of hard knocks

• By Chris Barclay

BRONSON REUBEN faces a

steep learning curve on, and

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BULLDOGS PUP: Promising rugby league player Bronson high school friends when making

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“He could get there, but there

was no guarantee he could get

home,” Kirsten said.

Bronson started playing rugby

league as a six-year-old at the

Kaiapoi-based Northern Bulldogs,

following in father Kyle’s

sprigmarks – a former New Zealand

age group and Canterbury

representative.

“It’ll be a big learning curve

but like anything, if you want to

excel at a sport you should probably

fish where the fish are,” said

Kirsten, the Northern Bulldogs

club secretary.

“You go where they’ve got good

programmes, they just do it properly

over there. We couldn’t really

not do it.”

The Northern Bulldogs under-

16s player of the year for 2021,

Bronson, who has represented

Canterbury since he was nine,

will play in the same grade next

year.

His favourite player is retired

Kangaroos, Queensland and

North Queensland halfback

Johnathan Thurston, who started

his illustrious career at the Bulldogs

in 2002.

Bronson is the second player

from St Bede’s to join the

Canterbury Bulldogs, following

year 13 student and Halswell

Hornets back rower Tanner

Stowers-Smith, who signed a twoyear

deal last December.

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New Brighton’s

Seaside Market

back in action

New Brighton’s Seaside Market is a true

community affair, with a variety of stalls

offering handmade crafts, local produce,

and lots of yummy food. The market is

held every Saturday from 10am-2pm at the

Brighton Mall.

Enjoy the environment or take a

stroll along the beach, visit the Beachside

Playground, or sit up on the Level

One balcony and take in the market

atmosphere from above.

***Important information

regarding COVID-19 Delta level 2

and the Seaside Market***

The market will be making a

few changes to comply with level 2

requirements and continue to provide a

healthy and safe environment for all. This

will include no public kai tables.

Food vendors can only offer takeaway

service during level 2.

The bouncy castle and face-painting are

on hold until Level 1.

It is important to the market that they

continue to provide a space so their stall

holders can trade. Just as important is that

the market is committed to delivering a

safe environment where their customers

can continue to support their local sellers.

Remember to sign in using the QR code

which will be placed around the market or

manually at the info site.

While at the market:

Please wear your mask and practice

2m social distancing from people you

don’t know. There will be hand sanitiser

available at the info site.

If you are feeling unwell, they ask that

you DO NOT visit the Market.

Safety first is their motto, and they

appreciate your patience and kindness

extended to others.

Spring Gala Day

Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 10am – 2pm

On October 16th The Seaside Market

Spring Gala Day is a celebration of

the season with some family fun! The

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Pedestrian Mall.

Come and take part in activities for

all ages including - Itty Bitty Beats,

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All this along with the weekly fun of

the Seaside Market’s great range of stalls

and food.

Bring your smiles along for a great day!

Please note this event will only go

ahead if Christchurch is in level 1.

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Devils and Angels take to the field

• By John Cosgrove

THE BIG HITS were flying all

around Halswell Domain as the

Parklands Christchurch United

men’s and women’s softball

teams put in some good batting

practice during the weekend.

The Devils and Angels teams

took part in the two-day preseason

Halswell Fastball45

tournament.

Five women’s and seven men’s

teams lined up for the fast-paced

round robin event.

Each game starts with two

runners already on bases and

lasts 45min, or four innings,

which ever comes first.

While fast-paced, the game is

also tactical with a lot of bunts,

hits and runs, and squeeze plays

called by the coaches.

PCU Angels manager Donna

Hamilton said it was a good

opening hit out for her young

team.

“They are a young, up-andcoming

premier side and are

always ready to play the long

game to get to the top.

“When I reflect on last season,

I’m happy the team really

found their feet and started to

play fearlessly when coming

up against the top teams in the

premier women’s grade.

“We’ve started our season

with the Fastball45 tournament,

scoring two wins and two losses,

but we were still able to secure

ourselves a spot in the southern

qualifier to be held on Sky Sport

in November.

“We have a talented side,

especially when you consider the

average age of the girls is just 20,

which really highlights the talent

within our squad.”

Hamilton said they are looking

to build as a team during their

pre-Christmas games as they

aim for the post-Christmas

Canterbury championship.

“It’s a goal we can definitely

achieve and then we hope to

end our season competing at

the New Zealand women’s open

EYE ON THE BALL: Angels’

batter Caitlin Davidson

has a bunt.

STRIKE ONE: Madisyn

Dysart pitches against the

Kaiapoi Queens.

HOMER: Trinity Mackley has

a big swing.

PHOTOS: JOHN COSGROVE

club nationals in Lower Hutt,”

Hamilton said.

The PCU Devils were on the

winning side of the action at the

end of the two-days, taking the

outright title after a close fought

final against Papanui.

With the final score tied at 7-7,

the Devils won on a count back,

beating Papanui in the first three

count back criteria of double

plays, squeeze play runs and

power play runs.

The Kaiapoi Queens premier

women took out the women’s

trophy, while tournament

runners-up Sydenham Kereru

women and the Papanui men

kept them honest all the way to

the end in both matches.

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Thursday October 7 2021 9

continuing education

Risingholme’s Adult and

Community Education

Courses for Term 4, 2021

are you a face-to-face learner? Learn something new with Risingholme.

Whether you’re looking to learn new

skills for enjoyment or employment! Or,

you want to upskill and don’t have time

for traditional tertiary study, or you just

want to learn something new for fun,

Risingholme offers an amazing range of

short courses. Developing a new skill will

influence the way you do things day to day

and will make doing things quicker and

easier, saving time, energy and stress.

offering a new course at Risingholme in

Term 4 – Work Readiness for Women:

This course builds work confidence, goal

setting and learn valuable job search

skills to navigate entry or re-entry into

the workforce by equipping yourself

with the right tools to gain successful

employment.

We are therefore putting a call out to

women looking for a change or restarting

their career after managing the house as a

stay-at-home mum or those preparing for

their next work opportunity.

For more information on all our

courses and to enrol please go to:

Web: www.risingholme.org.nz/Courses/

Email: info@risingholme.org.nz

Phone: (03) 332 7359

We look

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person on a

Risingholme

course this

term.

Make a habit of trying

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80 courses available at

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Risingholme courses range from

language, music, employability, wellbeing,

art, sewing, communication, woodwork

and cooking to name a few! Term 4

enrolments are filling up fast, now is the

time to reserve your space.

Risingholme is thrilled to announce our

latest collaboration with ‘Dress for Success

Christchurch’ (DFS). Together we are

Adult and Community Education Term 4, 2021

Come learn with us

Risingholme Community Centre offers

a wide range of short courses, each

term, at a range of venues.

Risingholme Community Centre

Art (Creative Art, Mixed Media, Painting with Acrylics, Drawing

& Sketching), Fabric & Craft Skills, Guitar, Pottery, Sewing Skills,

Upholstery, Sewing Retreat, Yoga, Wood Sculpture, Woodwork,

Woodwork for Women, Zentangle, Fermented Foods, Te Reo Maori,

Patchwork and Quilting, NZ Sign Language, Reiki, Junk Journal,

Designing Water Colours, Getting Yourself Out There, Mastering

Wealth & Abundance Seminar, Mindfulness for Health, Compassionate

Communication, Screen Printing, Work Readiness for Women

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Te Reo Maori, German Language, Painting with Acrylics, Spanish & Go,

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1984 Honda Civic E

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ID 38424

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ID 38821

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Victa Enviro Mower

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ID 38738

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ID 38741

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ID 38181

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ID 35776

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Toyota 14b 5-speed

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$3,000

ID 38426

$20,000

ID 37893

$100

ID 38705

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E-Bike Merida Espresso

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ID 34720

$50

ID 38618

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ID 38105

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ID 38462

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Sony Bravia LCD Digital

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ID 37099

$200

ID 38518

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ID 38577

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ID 38786

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ID 38489

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2002 Smart Fortwo

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THE STAMP, COIN

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134a Riccarton Road. Next to Riccarton Mall

THE BEST PLACE TO SELL YOUR STAMPS, COINS,

BANKNOTES and SCRAP GOLD in Christchurch.

The Stamp and Coin Exchange on Riccarton Road, next

to Westfields Mall, has been looking after Cantabrian

Collectors for many years. The Owner, Matt Power is

a born and bred Cantabrian and has over 40 years of

experience.

My whole focus is to look after the client and make sure

they get the best result for their Stamps, Coins, Banknotes

and Gold. It has been my passion since I was six years old. I

was milking cows to pay for my regular trips to the Stamp

and Coin events in Christchurch, on the bus from Rangiora, even at that

early age. With me, you will get genuine and honest advice on the value

of your collections and holdings.

Owner, Matt Power

Gold and Silver are at ALL TIME highs and the Stamp and Coin market is

actually stronger now than ever, in no small part due to Covid 19, as

people stay home and re discover their hobbies. So, now is a great time

to sell!

I am a Licensed Second Hand Dealer and have hundreds

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have put in. So, why not get in touch

and pass those items to people who

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