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Teamwork for agreat cause ... Amberley MenzShed and Volunteer Cancer Support Group members are joined by North Canterbury Cancer Society area coordinator, Gabrielle
O’Connell, (second from left, rear) and North Canterbury Cancer Society fundraiser and events manager, Tiffany Wafer, (second from left, front).
PHOTO: SHELLEY TOPP
Daffodils helping grow awareness
By SHELLEY TOPP
Huge yellow wooden daffodils are
helping grow the profileofCancer
Society North Canterbury.
Crafted by Amberley MenzShed
members, the daffodils, along witha
bunch of smaller ones, were to have
bloomed during the annualDaffodil
Day street appeal fundraiser in August.
It was hoped they wouldenhance the
presence of collectors, brighten the day
for people out and about, and providea
But DaffodilDay had to be cancelled
because of the Covid19 lockdown
The large daffodils will now haveto
waituntilnext yeartobloom, whenthey
willbeused by the six North
Canterbury volunteer Cancer Support
groups during the 2022 Daffodil Day
There are also planstouse them at
other local Cancer Societyevents and
The smaller variety will, however,
lendtheir support to the North
Canterbury centre, providing avalued
source of income.
Theyare being sold for $25 eachand
are available at the centre’shome at
143 Percival Street, Rangiora.
While Covid19 has taken its toll on
the project, it has failedtodampen
Those involvedsay the effortsofthe
MenzShed members,and the society,
which embraced the project, has
provided a‘‘winwin for everyone’’.
Cancer Society North Canterbury’s
fundraisingand events manager,
TiffanyWafer, saysthe organisationis
extremely grateful for the support from
fantastic local community groups like
the MenzShed Amberley, in raising the
profileand awareness of the Cancer
SocietyNorthCanterbury and its work
and support in the community.
Amberley MenzShed member and
daffodil project manager Chris
Constable says working on the project
was beneficial to the MenzShed
members, the Cancer Society and the
cancerpatients the societysupported.
‘‘It was awinwin for everyone and a
very enjoyableprojecttowork on,’’ he
‘‘We have been delightedtobe
working with the CancerSociety on this
project, as we see it as athoroughly
worthwhile activity for both themand
‘‘Theyneed the publicity and
potential promotional valueofthis sort
of thing, while we need the ongoing
activities which are apart of such a
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Plaque to honour WW1 service
By ROBYN BRISTOW
The Rangiora War MemorialCenotaph
will be the firstinNew Zealand’s historyto
honourthe war serviceofanimals,
alongsidethe listed menand womenthat
Agraniteplaque will take prideof
placeonthe rearface of the Cenotaph in
central Rangiora, and will be unveiled by
Waimakariri Mayor Dan Gordon, on
November 19 at aspecialservice.
The unveilingwill followaparade from
the Rangiora RSA of dignitaries, including
RSA president Ian Thompson, supporters
The plaque carries the logo designed by
local Okuku artist, Stephanie
Skjoldebrand,in2015 for the Birch Hill
Station WWI Memorial Ride. It hasbeen
crafted by Decra Art, in Christchurch, and
is the result of tireless workbya
passionate group of animal loversto
honourand remember the serviceof
animals, none of which received any
recognition for the important part they
playedinthe WWI 1914 to 1918.
Skjoldebrand’s logohas alreadyfound
its way to the Pozieres memorial in the
Somme Valley in France, in an
internationaldisplaytohonour the WWI
It willnow takeits rightful place on the
Rangiora cenotaph, thanks to $1460 being
raisedfrom the local community during a
Birch HillStation Remember the War
Horse Ride in 2018, and the hardwork of
Thereza Rosanowski, Okuku,Ann Wilson,
Cust, and Clare Hammond, Mt Thomas.
It honours the 10,000 New Zealand
horses, alongwith donkeys, mules and
camels, and around2000 dogs,cats,
canaries and pigeons.Dogs served as
mascots, sniffed outbombs and found
injured soldiers, cats caught ratsinthe
trenches, canarieswent into tunnels to
identify the presence of gas and the
pigeons flew through gunfire or mustard
gas taking lifesavingmessages.
‘‘These animalswere alsothe soldiers’
best friend on their darkest days. They did
not really receiveacknowledgement until
She says theirloyalty was
unquestionable, their human partnership
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unforgettable, and their sacrificehuge.
As Rangiora prepares to honourthe
animals, Purple Poppy Day has been
established in New Zealand, Australia,the
United Kingdom and the United States on
February24, to jointly show respect and
acknowledge all animalsthat diedduring
conflict. ‘‘Itgivesmeasense of peace,’’
saysThereza. She says Anzac Day honours
the men and women who sacrificed their
lives for peace. But there was now aday to
honour the animals.
Unfortunately the groupwas unable to
organise the plaque to coincide with the
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February date, but discussion with the
localRSA and president Ian Thompson,
alongwith Mr Gordon, has culminated in
the specialceremonynext month. The
cenotaph,which was built on land donated
by Charles Leech, in 1924, is amemorial to
thosewho fell in WW1.Itwill be given a
spruce up by stonemason PeterDunn for
the ceremony. Alarge stone monument at
the Birch Hill cemetery in memory of the
horses of the 8th Regimentofthe NZMR
that died in the WW1 wasofficiallyopened
by LieutenantColonelEdward Bowler
Millton in 1937.
Plan change decisions in early December
The drawn out saga of PlanChange 7and
2, are set to come to aconclusion.
required to decide whethertofinally
adoptPlan Change 7tothe Canterbury
Land and WaterRegional Plan and Plan
Change 2tothe Waimakariri River
RegionalPlan by December9.
They were notified in July 2019,
following extensive public consultation by
the Waimakariri Zone Committeein
developing the zoneimplementation plan
addendum. The process was further
delayed earlierthis year when
Environment Minister DavidParker
granted athree month extension to allow
ECan to consider the implications of the
Overseer review by the Ministryof
Primary Industriesand the Ministryfor
the Environment. The decisionfound
Overseer had ‘‘overarching structural
problems’’. ECan’s independent hearing
commissioners have delivered their
recommendations on the proposed plan
changes. They will be made public as part
of the meetingagendawhen ECan finally
considers whether to adopt theplan
The regionalcouncil is due to meet
again on November 18.
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Ashley fury ... Afire volunteer keeps akeen eye on the Ashley/Rakahuri River from the Cones Road Bridge, as flood waters continued
to rise during the May 31 flood. The severity of flood damage to some properties meant the question of ‘‘retreat scenarios’’ was pondered.
Retreating afuture possibility
By DAVID HILL
‘‘Retreat scenarios’, where land is
damaged so much it is deemed
uneconomic to restore, may need to be
considered in future disaster
Waimakariri District Council
recovery manager Simon Hart says
council staff engaged with government
agencies and the insurance industry,
following the May 31 flood event to help
determine whether some properties
were economically viable to be
A‘‘retreat scenario’’ is where
properties with land damage are
deemed uneconomical to restore, such
as the residential red zone following the
2010 and 2011 earthquakes in Kaiapoi.
‘‘It’s amassive issue. The discussion of
‘retreat scenarios’ is anational level
conversation and Ithink it will be
something councils will need to
consider in the future,’’ Mr Hart says.
‘‘As the discussion evolves, things will
become clearer how this might work in
the future, but for now we have to do the
best valuation we can and make
decisions on acasebycase basis
alongside communities and the
Legislation such as the Climate
Change Adaptation Act and the revised
Resource Management Act should
provide some clarity in time, he says.
‘‘It’s adifficult conversation to have.
Someone who has just had their home
flooded is faced with the anxiety of ‘is
someone going to come along and tell me
Ican’t live here any more’.’’
When these issues arose after the May
31 flood event the council sought advice
from Land Information New Zealand,
the Department of Conservation, the
Department of Internal Affairs, the
Insurance Council and the Ministry for
‘‘The indication we got was that this
event wasn’t considered to be significant
enough to trigger that and the insurance
companies said there would still be
insurance available following this
event,’’ Mr Hart says.
The prospect of climate change and
sea level rise means ‘‘retreat scenarios’’
may be triggered in future events. But
Mr Hart says the experience of red
zoning in Kaiapoi after the earthquakes
shows these are complex decisions and
‘‘the impact on people should not be
‘‘As Simon Markham stated from the
Kaiapoi experience, the focus has to be
‘‘What is in the best interests of the
people who reside in those locations?
That has to be the starting point.
‘‘It’s such asignificant thing to move a
community who have been through a
significant event. It’s one thing to say
‘we’ve got afinancial package’, but
people have neighbours and support
networks, workplaces and routines and
all those other things that are part of
The experience of the earthquakes
and the May 31 flood event has shown
that while the event itself may not cause
significant harm to people, ‘‘the harm
can happen during the recovery’’ to
mental wellbeing due to the ongoing
dealings with agencies and insurance,
Mr Hart says. ‘‘It needs to be aholistic
approach and not just the handing over
of acheque to rebuild ahouse.’’
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Roundabout planned at Rangiora crash site
By SHELLEY TOPP
Aroundabout willbeinstalled at one
of Rangiora’smost dangerous
intersections, but not until2025 at the
Acrash at the intersection of
Lehmans andOxfordRoadslast week,
between atruckand autility,
The drivers escaped with moderate
injuries, but around 100subscribers
were left without internet connection
became avictim of the crash,
damaging it beyondrepair.
Moneyhas been budgeted by the
councilfor 20252026 and 20262027to
buildthe roundabout,says Karen
Lindsay Lees, aWaimakariri District
Council communications and
It alsorecentlyfeatured in areview
on proposed new speed limits across
the district. Public feedback closed on
Data from thatreview is still being
analysed. However, the Rangiora
Ashley CommunityBoard recently
‘‘Give Way’' signs be replacedwith
‘‘Stop’’signs at three locations in
‘‘These include the intersectionsof
Lehmans Rd at Fernside Rd, Lehmans
Rd at JohnsRdand Elm Driveat
Oakwood Drive,’’ Karen said.The
intersection at Lehmans Rd and
Oxford Rd is alreadycontrolled by
‘‘Stop’’signs on Lehmans Road.
The Lehmans Rd intersectionshave
had numerous nearmisses and
accidents over the years including the
manager Jo Seddon said the cabinet
had to be replaced after the
electronics in it weredecimated. It
was replacedtwo days after the crash.
Apower pole on LehmansRd, close
to the intersection, was also damaged
during the crash withdowned power
lines causingapower cut in the area.
The intersection was closed to
trafficwhile MainPowerreplaced the
pole and powerwas restored later that
Restored connections ... The replacement
cabinet installed last Tuesday which
restored internet to more than 100 homes
and businesses in the area close to the crash
Work in progress ... Downer workmen prepare to remove the broadband severely
damaged in the collision at the Lehmans Road/ Oxford Road intersection in Rangiora last
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Rewriting disaster management in Waimak
By DAVID HILL
Multiple natural disasters in recent
yearsmay cause arethinkofhow the
Afterleading the council’s May 31
floodrecovery efforts,and responding
to Covid19 lockdownsand storm
events, recovery managerSimon Hart
has proposed the council rewrite its
recovery plan,whichwas written in
The review would also consider
lessonsfrom the district’s recovery
from the 2010 and 2011earthquakes,
when strategy and engagement
manager Simon Markham was
‘‘Theplan we have is fundamentally
OK, it covers all the normal aspects of
recovery and it was referred to
initially afterthe earthquakesand
‘‘It refers to CivilDefence recovery
options and it takes you through how
to set up variousstructures.
‘‘Butwehavelearned alot and
gathered amountain of material in
recovery documentsover the last 10
duration, which proved to be greater
than anticipated, and gave the council
the opportunity to thinkabout ‘‘how
The Covid19 experience, on top of
the earthquake recovery, has raised
the importance of considering how
people areimpacted, what agencies
are likely to be involved and ‘‘how do
we look aftersocialwellbeing?’’, Mr
‘‘We stillhave adepthofknowledge
with Simon Markhamand other senior
managers who worked through the
earthquakerecovery, so while that
knowledge is still herewewant to
capture those learnings.
‘‘If Simon Markham and Iaren’t
aroundwhen the nextbig event
happens, we want to leave something
for the next recoverymanager so
they’re not having to trawlthrough
mountains of documents to findwhat
‘‘SimonMarkham has created
documents which havebeen
implemented aroundthe worldfrom
the experience of the earthquake
recovery in Kaiapoi, so we willlook to
includethat in the recoveryplan,
rather thanjust having aset of
The reviewwouldalso consider the
National Emergency Management
which incorporate government
Mr Hartsays the important thing for
arecoverymanager to rememberis
‘‘that the nature of recovery is
‘‘What you write up in the firstweek
as your priorities are likelytobe
significantly different by weeks four
‘‘What wassignificantinweek one
may be resolved very quickly, but then
there’sthings like wellbeing,
underground infrastructure and rural
lifestyleblocks (as in the flood), which
may not be immediateemergency
situations, but become more
important as the recoveryprogresses.
‘‘Your underlying arrangements and
the actualtasks will be continually
evolving, so you needtohave a
recovery plan which is agile.’’
Under the recoverymanager, the
‘‘pillars of recovery’’ or expertise as
needed,such as economic,community
and social, rural sector, infrastructure
and natural environmentsrecovery.
For economic recovery expertise,
Enterprise North Canterbury is called
upon,whilethe council’s community
team leads communityand social
recovery,with the Ministry of Social
Development also abletobecalled
Future recoverymanagers may need
to manage simultaneous events,Mr
‘‘If you think aboutthe floodevent in
May, then therewas afloodinBuller,
the windevent in June andacouple of
months later we wereinlockdown and
there were other events regionally
‘‘It’ssomething we need to consider
through the recoveryplan that it’s
likelythat the next big event may not
be the only event in town or the biggest
event in town, and we may be working
with agencieswhich are dealing with a
numberofdifferent events andon
Mr Hartwill be preparing aproposal
for councillorstoconsider as part of
next year’s 2022/23 Annual Plan
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Around the electorate with
STUART SMITH MP FOR KAIKOURA
Electoral law review
Labour Minister KrisFaafoi’s decision
earlier this month to commissionareview
of electoral law is franklyabsurd for two
The first is that New Zealand is
currently battling through restrictions,
businesses throughout thecountry are
beingstarvedofincome, people are locked
up in their homes, the immigration system
is amess and the New Zealand economyis
losing $1 billion aweek.
But despite this, the Minister is more
interested in electoral law changes than
the pressing issues at hand.
Secondly, the Justice Select Committee
in Parliament,whichhas opposition
members on it, is already undertaking an
inquiry into the 2020 General Election
alongwith the 2019local body elections.
So the question is, why would Minister
Faafoi want to spend more taxpayerfunds
on asecond review? What is the real
reason this was suddenly announced?
It’s adistraction. When the Government
is in trouble it diverts attention any way it
In Minister Faafoi’s review, it promises
‘crossparty engagement and participation’
but it really needs to promiseNew
Zealanders therewill be no law changes
without agreement fromotherpartiesin
Parliament. Istrongly believe that the
votingage shouldbekept at 18. Thatis
when most peoplebecomeindependent,
finishschool, move out of homeand go to
university or seek fulltimeemployment.
It makes logicalsense then,tohave the
votingage at apoint where peoplemake
this transition.But regardless of what I
think,any changestothe voting age,term
limits, or even the MMP threshold, should
all go to referendum.
The Government has ahabitofdoing
thingsbystealth, like the He Puapua
reportand Three Waters, but they won’t
get away withthis. Our democracyisfar
too important for any single political party
with aParliamentary majority to be
tinkering with.Infact, whatshould be of
concern forNew Zealanders, is that the
current Government is abletorush
through legislation underthe guiseof
urgency using theirsheer weight of
numbers without due consideration.
This can onlylead to bad outcomes and
reinforcesthe old adage that ‘power tends
to corrupt, and absolutepower corrupts
absolutely’. This applies no matter the
Iamcertainly opentodiscussing change
to electorallaw, and in fact,welcome any
MAYOR CRAIG MACKLE
Vaccination the key
Getting aroundthe districtIcan feel the
And it’sall Covid uncertainty.
Deltaiscomingand we all knowit.
And as Iwrite this for the papers
deadline, aBlenheim case is
The Governmentistelling us moreof
what theyare going to do, and the key is
The 90% target is not goingtobeeasy.
And it needs to be aminimum, not the
Kaikouramade greatprogress –thank
you to the Health Centreteam and all
Now its even more importanttoget as
many of the rest across the line.
Iget it that it’sachoice.
But it’s achoice that has serious
The main danger is Covid’s impact on
people’s health, andthe pressure that
will put on local and regional health
And the lateststatistics show Delta’s
not justfor the elderly,it’s also affecting
20 to 40yearolds and children.
Covidisimpacting on our businesses
Getting around, people are worried.
It’sbeen tough as we havenot had
visitorsafter lockdown like we did last
year —many were fromAuckland.
Now we are close to summer season
and if we canget to 90%, our local
businesseswill needtooperate vaccine
Thoseofyou who have not got the jabs
yet because you been busy, please make
it top priority.
And for thosewho have been
hesitating pleaseget advice from the
likesofthe medical centre people.
The restrictions that will apply to the
unvaccinated are becomingmuch
Localevents are affected.
The Trotting Club had to make ahard
call.Good luck to The Hop whichis
trying to run arestricted version
complying withevent restrictions.
Let visitors know about Crayfest over
the next couple of weeks.Ispotted a
couple of dishes that I’ve got my eye on.
Maybecelebrate your vax with anight
out. Let’s do our part. And let’ssupport
Iread withinterest you article
regarding digital disadvantage to the
elderly (North CanterburyNews
The followingnight on the news we
havereport on the increase of
homelessness among our senior
It seemstomeit is notthat long ago
theywere discussingways to keep us
all healthy, happy and independent.
Iamnot surejust howitworks —alot
don’t haveorwant acomputer or
eftpos card,but Iknowyou have to do
it thatway,or go to yourbank and pay
Wait, Ilive rurally andnolongerdrive
so thatmeans annoying my verybusy
Use acellphone Iamtold.
Oh there hasbeenastorm or amajor
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earthquake, lines are not available
andanyway, Iforgot to charge it.
Is my corded phone going to be any
goodwhenpower is downfor along
time? I’m not sure.
We cannot afford to rent.
Alot of us do notunderstand modern
technology,we cannot payour bills by
cheque,and we arefeelingleftout and
Thelatest survey tellspeoplethere a
more and moreofus suffering
depressionand what can we do about
All the availablesocialevents —
swimming, exercise classes, movies —
all cost moneywedon’thave.
We arenot going to get up at 6amto
joinkeep fitwithLes Mills on TV.
Thereare alot of veryunhappy senior
citizens out ther,e and Ithink we
There was arecent promotion for the
townofAmberley whichcovered a
numberofaspectsthatmake it a
Ireally have nothing against
Amberley, Ilive here, and lovethetown,
the peoplewho livehereand am pleased
to see apromotion to try to entice
However, Iwould takeissuewhen the
townispromoted as agatewaytocycling
Twotrails arementioned,the Hurunui
HeartlandCyclerouteis just that,a
route. It is on somesealed roads anda
lot on unsealed.
The unsealed areoftenveryrough
going and dusty withvehicles, including
Certainly notaroute for afamily day
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TheAmberley to Leithfield‘‘trail’’ is
again on existing roads. It is abeautiful
rideonaniceday and reasonablysafe,
butit is not amadetrail,again justa
In the winteritisoftenimpassable as
there is asection which isn’t atrail at all
andcrosses theKowai river which, in
thewinter, haswaterflowing, sometimes
alot of water.
Yes, in the summeritisrelatively easy
to cross asthe river bedisdry but
covered in rocks.
Amberley has littlesafe cycling, andin
comparisontoChristchurch, and the
evennearer Rangiora, offers virtually no
If you want purposemade,off road,
safe,cycletrails go to Rangiora or
Pegasus, there are many kilometres of
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11:34pm 2.0 5:27pm 0.8
6:15pm 0.8 12:40pm 2.2 7:03pm 0.7 1:28pm 2.2 7:48pm 0.7 2:17pm 2.3 8:34pm 0.6 3:06pm 2.3 9:21pm 0.5 3:56pm 2.4 10:10pm 0.4
Amberley 11:07am 2.1 4:50am 0.8 11:53am 2.1 5:37am 0.8 12:20am 2.0 6:25am 0.8 1:07am 2.1 7:14am 0.7 1:54am 2.1 8:03am 0.7 2:42am 2.2 8:54am 0.6 3:33am 2.3 9:46am 0.5
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Sand dune project is hands-on
By SHELLEY TOPP
Aunique TuhaitaraCoastal Parksand
coastal forest sequenceofindigenous
vegetation to mitigate againstclimate
Theproject steers away from hard
engineeringand concrete seawalls.
TheNorthern Pegasus Bayproject,
whichbegan in 2020, is acollaboration
betweenthe Te Kohaka oTuhaitara Trust
andthe CoastalRestoration Trust of New
It is partofthe Te Kohaka oTuhaitara
Trust’s 200 year vision to restore thepark
land,coastal communities andprovide
opportunities for mahinga kai(food
Greg Byrnes, the generalmanagerof
thepark,whichisrun by theTeKohaka o
TuhaitaraTrust, saysthe trust sees
strengthening thedune systembetween
theAshleyRakahuri and Waimakariri
rivers as aprioritytomitigatethe
increasing threat of storm, seaand sealevelrise.
eventually restore the area to what would
have existed therebeforehuman
MichaelBergin, of the CRTNZ says the
area forthe project.
``We have gotoverakilometre long
transectabout 50 metres widewhere
thereisnoinfrascructure, no roads, and
thereisnohousing or carparks.
‘‘This is quite rare now because
historicallywehave allgoneand putour
houses up on the topofthe dunes because
that is wherethe seaisand that is where
This seaside developmenthas occurred
despite the sanddunesprobablybeing
themost volatile anddelicate of allthe
ecosystems in NewZealand, Michael says.
Planting day ... Te Kohaka oTuhaitara
Trust trustee Rex Anglem during a
community planting day in the sand dunes
in Northern Pegasus Bay in Waimakariri's
Tuhaitara Coastal Park recently.
PHOTO: SHELLEY TOPP
``Theyare not natural buffers.
‘‘Natural vegetation will present afar
However thePegasus Baysitedoes
present difficulties reestablishing
vegetationbecause of itsexposed, harsh,
saltladen coastal location andoften dry
to reestablish,soatthe moment we are
species, whichfirstnurserycrop, will
bringthat initalshelterand shadeand
prevent weedgrowth to providenice
habitat for other moredelicatespeciesto
eventually come in,’’ Michaelsays.
because they keep thenative plantsaway.
‘‘Then of course every second year we
seem to be having droughts,largely
perhaps induced by climatechange, so it
Duringarecent planting day at the
park, Michael,who is from Rotorua,
joined Greg, Te KohakaoTuhaitaraTrust
trustee,Rex Anglem, andcommunity
volunteers, planting spinifexand pingao
in the foredune sectionofthe coastal
‘‘These arethe onlyindigenous species
suitedtothat exposed, harsh coastal dune
‘‘The arevery effectiveinbuilding a
resilientnatural buffer along our coastal
sand dunesacross the upperSouth Island
andall of the NorthIsland beaches.’’
In themid to backdune areas of the
coastal forest sequence otherindigenous
coastal ground cover such as shrub
hardwoodand tree species suchasngaio,
akeake, harakeke and ti kouka,have been
‘‘We havealso establishedaseries of
monitoring plots across thesite to assess
thesurvival and growth rates of the
‘‘Thiswill allow us to determinewhat is
working and which species do bestinthis
Theresultsofthe project will be
disseminated and distributed to provide
recommendations to thepublic and
community groups,pluscoastal and
environmental managers to useand apply
in their ownareas.
North Canterbury News, October 28, 2021
The Hurunui College Nina Valley
Restoration group has been
recognised by the CanterburyAoraki
Conservation Board, winningthe
Schools Award in its awards.
Thegroup received a$500 grant
fromsponsor Glentanner Park (Mt
Each yearthe CanterburyAoraki
Conservation Board acknowledges
and celebrates theconsiderable
conservation work beingdelivered by
communityand school groups across
‘‘The level of commitment and
volunteer groups andtheirsuccesses
for our native species are just
amazing,’’says chair Paula Smith.
‘‘We had entries fromall over
Canterbury.All the entries were of
such high calibre that we wishwe
couldgive allofthem an award.
‘‘This is conservation leadership
Working together in the Nina
Valley of the LewisPass over thelast
13 years,thisdedicated groupofhigh
school students has installed and
maintained extensive predator
There are over 200 traps forpest
control as part of supporting roroa
(great spotted kiwi) and whio (blue
duck) in the Nina Valley.
Making the experience available
forall student volunteers, regardless
of personal access to gear, is a
priority for project leadand teacher
TimKelly, along withensuring
availability to appropriate health
andsafety gearfor thischallenging
8 North Canterbury News, October 28, 2021
Spending patterns normal
By DAVID HILL
Waimakariri spending patterns
have returned to ‘‘normal’’
followingthe latest lockdown,
Figuresfrom Marketview, based
on Paymark eftpostransactions,
shows retail spending patterns in
similartothe lasttwo years,
followingthe latest lockdown.
Theoverall retail spend for the
year to date was back to tracking
3% ahead of last yearbythe second
week of October.
‘‘We did see asignificant
increaseinspend for 24 hours
before the lockdown and the trend
almost exactly mimickedMarch
2020, and then we saw adip in
spend, but it wasn’t as bad thistime
around,’’ Waimakariri District
Council business and centres
manager SimonHart says.
‘‘Alot of our businesses have
become more slick,they’ve got
better processes in place and
‘‘Overall areasonably good
result, andabig well done to our
business communityfor showing a
high level of innovationand
resilience, and to our residents for
supporting their localbusinesses.’’
Enterprise North Canterbury
appeared to be better prepared
andwere aware of what
government support packages
While last yeartherewas abig
bounceback in retail spend
followinglockdown, this time the
bouncewas not as high due to
ongoing Alert Level2restrictions,
Mr Hart says.
Retail spend ... Innovation, resilience and people supporting local, has
kept the spend in the Waimakariri district on apart with the past two years.
‘‘The levels in Delta have
changed. Last year alot of people
wentout and spent moneyonhome
improvements, buyinganew car or
going on anational holiday rather
thangoing overseas.But Idon’t
think we are seeingthe same post
people arejust settlingback into
The Waimakariri District
Council has aCovid19 recovery
plan, whichwas prepared
following lastyear’s lockdown, but
it has not been needed, Mr Hart
says. ‘‘We were lookingatitand
having conversationstosee if we
needed to run that again, but the
lockdownwas alot shorter and we
got the sense from our
North Canterbury that there didn’t
seemtobeaneed for any major
recoveryeffortsfrom this end.’’
While the localeconomy
remains resilient, there is still
uncertainty with severalmajor
events includingthe Rangiora
Showbeing cancelled. How the
nextfew months playout will
determine whether the recovery
endures, Mr Hartsays.
‘‘After Christmas we will
probably get more of asense of
how the country has responded,’’
he says. ‘‘There is still alot of
uncertainty, but Ithink New
Zealanders are pretty good in that
we would rather look aftereach
other rather than excessively go
out there and reclaimthe
freedoms we had. But it will be
interesting to see what the new
Ambulance officers and
frontline police are among
those who have put their
name to apetition calling
in mental healthcallouts.
More than 800 people
have signed apetition, set
up by Waimakariri MP
Matt Doocey and Rangiora
resident Matt Hennessey,
which calls on the
Canterbury District Health
‘‘What is validating is
seeing the broadspectrum
of people backing this
initiative,’’ Mr Doocey
‘‘We’ve got emergency
is desperatelyneeded for
them, but we’ve also got
peoplewith their own
sayingthis could save
Mr Hennessey initially
approached Mr Doocey
abouthow the police could
be better supported to deal
with emergency callouts
issues were afactor.
with Rural Area
per cent of Canterbury
police callouts are for
people in mentalhealth
crisis, up almost one third
between 2018and 2020.
police, who are not trained
in psychology, are being
heavily relied upon to
Amental health coresponse
attend to mental health
Mr Hennessey says this
would provide better
support for people in
frontline responders were
making best use of people,
skills and resources.
launched in Marchlast
extended, proved the case
Police did agreatjob, but
it was vitally important the
of crisis, got the best help
professionals, Mr Doocey
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change.org, and search coresponse
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Scooter training run
Waimakaririresidents are being
invited to take apink scooter for aspin
To mark the start of asix month trial
of commercial hire escooters in the
district, Flamingo Scooters is offering
community training days this weekend
for anyone wishes to learnhow to use
the scooters or simply enjoyafree
Training dayswill be held in the
council’s Rangiora service centrecar
park on Saturdayfrom10am to 1pm
and in Charles Street parkand ride
site, next the Kaiapoi New World on
The trial will run from November
until April next year,with escooters
available for hire in Rangiora,
Kaiapoi, Woodendand Pegasus.
The escooters will be abletotravel
most places withinthe natural town
boundaries and betweenRangiora,
Kaiapoi and Woodend usingthe
Passchendaele Memorial Path and the
business and centres advisor Vanessa
Thompson says the trial will allowthe
council to explorethe impact of
commercial hire escooters on public
spacesand to see if there is aplace for
this technology as an alternative
‘‘One potential benefit is that the
successful uptake of escooters
alongside other alternative transport
options, could help alleviate pressure
on town centrecar parking and reduce
transport emissions,’’ she says.
The SelwynDistrictCouncil held a
similar trial in 2019which was deemed
asuccess, with22,000 escooter trips
taken throughoutthe trial’s duration
and permitswere issued to bothLava
and Lime to continue operating
commercial hire escooters.
In the pink ... Training runs are on offer this
weekend on aFlamingo Scooter. PHOTO:FILE
Council staffhave discussed the trial
with localaccessibility, youthand
olderpersongroups, with some of the
feedback incorporatedinto the trial
with the inclusionofspeed
restrictions and nogo zones in busy
Flamingo Scooters will be
responsible for covering the
infrastructure and operational costs.
More information about the trial can
be found at waimakariri.govt.nz/
Kaikoura shows the way
Kaikouraisleading the three North
rates against Covid19, with68% of the
vaccine eligible population fully
vaccinated as of lastMonday(October
This compares to 66 per centofthe
vaccine eligible population in Hurunui
now fullyvaccinated,and 64 per centin
Eighty fiveper centofthe vaccine
have hadtheir first vaccineshot.
Hurunui is nextwith84per cent and
Kaikoura has 82 per cent.
Nationwide, 87 per centofvaccine
eligibleKiwishave had their first
vaccineinjection but only 71 per cent
arefully vaccinated,which is still
considerably belowthe 90 per cent the
beforeisolation restrictions canbe
Book printing flaw awindfall
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Samoa, Fiji and Tonga.
The flaw in Just Imagine: ADrawing
BookFor Children,byWoodendartist and
children’s book author, Joanne McDougall,
meant the bookscouldnot be sold and
weredestined for the landfill. But instead
of that Joannecame up withamuch better
‘‘A bit of fluff on aprinting plate meant
there was aminor flaw,and rather than
dumping perfectly functional books in the
landfill, Caxton Pressallowedmetoget rid
of them,’’ she says. ‘‘Four hundred and fifty
copieshave goneuptothe Pacific Islands,
to be giventoschools or needy children,
thanks to Rotary International.’’The books
wereloaded intoRotary International
containers destined for Samoa, Fijiand
‘‘Rotary International fill containers
withmedical and educational supplies
and transport them to places in need,’’
Joanna says.‘‘Itisreally cool. Various local
church groups and charities do muchthe
samething on asmaller scale, thoughtheir
focus is generally more local.There is a
hugenetwork of people and organisations
working behind the scenes to help people
and make the world abetter place.’’
Just Imagine: ADrawingBook For
Children,provides basic drawing lessons
supplemented with practice pages.Itcan
be purchasedfrom Joanne by contacting
her on 021 064 5688 or orderingacopy at a
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14 North Canterbury News, October 28, 2021
Support for rehomed greyhounds
By SHELLEY TOPP
Acountrystyle high tea hosted by an
adopted greyhound and his new forever
family is being planned to raise funds
for Greyhounds As Pets (GAP).
The November fundraiser is the idea
of West Eyreton’s Amanda Scott
Her son Enzo (9) did his own
fundraising for two years to raise the
$380 he needed to adopt agreyhound,
now called Zinzan, from GAP earlier
GAP marketing team leader Emelia
Lake is thrilled with the initiative to
raise funds for GAP’s national
``It is really amazing that Amanda
has stepped up and offered to do this
‘‘Our amazing adoptees never cease
to surprise us with their ongoing
support and kindness.''
The casual country style high tea is
planned for November 21 between
11am and 3pm in the West Eyreton Hall.
The tea will feature arange of homebaked
sweet and savoury treats, served
with tea or coffee.
There will also be live music and
raffles, plus the chance to take part in a
silent auction to purchase agreyhound
painting by Swannanoa artist Ros Beck,
who is also agreyhound owner and has
donated one of her paintings for the
The auction will be run via the GAP
Facebook page for one week.
It will start on Saturday, November
13, and end aweek later, says Emelia.
An email will be sent out to everyone
who has purchased aticket to the high
tea before the auction goes live to invite
them to bid and also let them know that
Best friends ... Enzo ScottRichards (9), of West Eyreton, and his sister Poppy (7), play
with Zinzan, the greyhound Enzo fundraised for two years to purchase from the
Greyhounds as Pets (GAP) charity.
if they win they can take the painting
home on the day, as it will be displayed
at the event.
‘‘This will also open up bidding to
other hound owners in Canterbury, and
beyond, who are unable to attend the
event, as we think this will give the
painting the best chance to raise agreat
amount of funds,’’ she says.
‘‘It also means that we can share Ros's
work with awider audience as Iwould
say there may be afew hound owners
who would be interested in purchasing
her work if they don't win the auction.
‘‘We have run lots of auctions on our
Facebook page (https://www.facebook.
com/GAPNZ) before and they are
‘‘We are really looking forward to this
The event will have two booking
times, 11am and 1pm.
Tickets are $25 per head, can be
purchased at the GAP website
greyhoundsaspets.org.nz and need to be
bought in advance as only 100 will be
sold and there will be no door sales on
The fundraiser is also an opportunity
to celebrate GAP’s 15th birthday this
year and the success the organisation
has had since it was established,
finding forever homes for more than
3200 retired greyhounds.
Dodgeball and school work seeman
But at NorthLoburnSchool its proved to
be arecipe for success, withthe schoolnow
having its own dodgeball arena.
Towards the end of 2020senior pupil,
HarryKendrick, held asausage sizzle,with
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Gaga is aform of dodgeball where
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hitting and rollingthe ballwith their hand
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The schoolwas successful with an
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ashareofaspecial pool of funding
enabling it to build adodgeball arena.
The funds were used to employ ateacher,
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Six students were nominated by their
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Award for local winery
Waipara winery Muddy Water Wines
has taken out the Canterbury region
award in the Canterbury A&P
Association’s annual wine
The winery’s Muddy Water
Chardonnay 2018 was one of the
regional winners in the Aotearoa
Regional Wine Competition (formerly
the New Zealand Aromatic Wine
The annual competition is normally
held in October ahead of the New
Zealand Agricultural Show, which has
been cancelled for the second year in a
More than 240 of New Zealand’s best
wines were judged by apanel of
judges, chaired by Jim Harre of
Several changes were made to this
year’s competition, including the
requirement that at least 85 percent of
the grapes are produced from asingle
New Zealand region.
‘‘The changes made to the show are
reflective of the reemergence of the
traditional concept of an A&P show, to
showcase and highlight the best of
produce,’’ Mr Harre says.
‘‘Embracing this concept of a
traditional A&P show, this year we
invited all New Zealand regions to
enter their wines and compete against
each other with the criteria being, 85%
of grapes need to come from aspecific
‘‘We’re delighted at being able to
showcase the different varieties each
region excels in.’’
Panel lead judge Terry Copeland
says the diversity of wines, regions and
styles is ‘‘a real testament to the depth
of the New Zealand wine industry’’.
Marlborough winery Spy Valley
Wines took out the supreme champion
wine in show ribbon with its Envoy
Johnson Vineyard Riesling 2015.
Mr Copeland described the
champion wine as ‘‘a great example of
arecognition of anew and emerging
lighter alcohol style and bottle age
when the majority of wines are
‘‘It shows areal maturity in our wine
perception of when we should be
drinking our wines.’’
Other North Canterbury medal
Gewurtstraminer: Bronze Medal:
Torlesse Wines, Torlesse
Pinot Gris: Bronze Medal: Mount
Brown, Mount Brown Estates Grand
Reserve Pinot Gris, 2020.
Riesling: Silver Medals: Mount
Brown, Mount Brown Estates Riesling,
2020; Mt Beautiful Winery, Mt.
Beautiful Riesling, 2018.
Sauvignon Blanc: Silver Medal:
Mount Brown, Mount Brown Estates
Sauvignon Blanc, 2021.
Chardonnay: Silver Medal: Mount
Brown, Mount Brown Estates Grand
Reserve Chardonnay, 2020.
Sweet Wines: Silver Medal: Torlesse
Wines, Torlesse Shadowy Kym, 2017.
Rose: Silver Medal: Tiki Wine &
Vineyards, Tiki Single Vineyard North
Canterbury Pinot Noir Rose, 2020.
Bronze Medals: Mischief With Wine,
Mischief Waipara Rose, 2021; Mount
Brown, Mount Brown Estates Rose,
Pinot Noir: Bronze Medals: Hanmer
Springs Wines, Hanmer Springs Pinot
Noir, 2018; Mt Beautiful Winery, Mt.
Beautiful Pinot Noir, 2018.
Red Blends: Bronze Medal: Torlesse
Wines, Cabernet Merlot, 2016.
Old style ... Alan Vliet Vlieland, of West Eyreton, leads his Clydesdale stallion Goldenlane
George at the 150th anniversary Ellesmere A&P Show on October 16.
Top award for local breeder
Alocal stallion claimed top honours
when Clydesdales made awelcomed
return to the Leeston Showgrounds
earlier this month.
Clydesdales were meant to be afeature
of the Ellesmere A&P Association’s 150th
anniversary celebrations, until Covid19
Last year’s 150th show was cancelled
due to Covid19 uncertainty, while this
month’s second attempt ended up being
an exhibitor only show spread over the
three days to comply with Alert Level 2
Clydesdales were present at the
original Ellesmere A&P Show in 1871,
but it has several years since Clydesdale
classes were competed for at the show,
even though one of the association’s
oldest cups was for Clydesdales.
Clydesdale classes were judged on
October 16, with West Eyreton breeders
Alan and Margo Vliet Vlieland claiming
the breed’s top prize.
The couple’s Clydesdale Stallion
Goldenlane George won best presented,
best male Clydesdale and supreme
North Canterbury News, October 28, 2021
An evening celebrating Kaikoura’syouth
The contributions of Kaikoura youth were
celebrated on Saturday evening.
The Kaikoura Youth Council presented
awards to 20 young people across 10
InspiringChild Award: Chelsea Annen
and Georgie Kavanagh.
Chelsea often helps out at the library,
assisting behindthe counter,putting books
away or whatever else is needed and is
active in swimming, netball and at school.
Georgiealsospends her time helping out
at the locallibrary,assisting with events,
issuing booksand helping to run activities,
and she performedinapromotionalvideo
Entrepreneurship Award: Hailey Timms
and SiennaBelle Norton.
Hailey and SiennaBelle both
participated in Te Ha oMatauranga’s Fast
Fail youngentrepreneur programme this
Hailey createdacandle and wax melt
business, securing sales withinfive
minutes of walkinginto abuilding.
SiennaBelle came up with the ideato
make rings from small bits of rock and glass
Contribution to Arts: Hanatia Timms
Waihirereand Mananui Te Karu.
Hanatia is avocalist who enjoys singing
waiata as away to embraceher mauriand
feel connectedtoher culture.
Mananui wrote slam poetrywhich he
performedatthe Matariki event at Hapuku
Hauora Award: DanielleBond and
Daniellehas beenlearning new skillsas
abarista, volunteering at the library and
embracing her Maori culturethroughKapa
As head boy at Kaikoura High School,
Ruslan has been demonstrating leadership
and looking out for the wellbeing of others.
RuralLiving Award: Mary McGarry and
Awards evening ... Kaikoura Youth Council
secretary Theo Rae (left) and chairperson
Maia Kahu address the crowd.
Mary and Reubenhave been sharing
theirskills on the land, and Reubenisa
and Moki Manawatu.
Cheyennehas been working at the
KaikouraDistrict Council and has been
active in the Mayor's Taskforcefor Jobs
Tuia MentoringProgramme, which aimsto
Moki has shownleadership throughTe
Ha oMatauranga’s youth employability
programme and the BlueLight
EmpoweringYouth programme and as a
member of the Kaikoura High School rugby
McDonald and Josh Doughty.
Tuhawaiiki has participatedinthe
Mayor’s TaskForce for Jobs ‘‘VinesFree
Programme’’and is now working on the
Jobs for Nature Project.
Josh has been volunteering with the
Banded Dotterels group and the Hutton
Wellbeing award ... Ruslan Ataria
Ivannikov (left) and Danielle Bond receive the
Hauora (wellbeing) Award.
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Volunteering Award: Amber Fissenden
Amberisacoachwiththe Kaikoura Judo
school at theKaikoura New Life Church.
Customer Service Award: Savannah
Manawatu and Zachary Wilson.
Savannah is the Kaiawhina runanga
office assistant at Takahanga Marae, while
Zachary has beenworking on the checkout
at Kaikoura New World.
Adult Who Supports Youth: Mani
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Out and about in North Canterbury
Taking flight again ... Albie Roxburgh, aged 11, in aswing made for him when he was
five years old, in the garden of his Leithfield home at The Old Vicarage, owned by his parents
Eryn and Andrew Roxburgh. The garden was part of the Leithfield Garden Tour which was
held last Saturday and Sunday to raise funds for the Leithfield Public Library. PHOTOS:SHELLEY TOPP
Supreme champion ... Richard and Wendy Farquhar, of Dunedin, travelled up to the
Rangiora Showgrounds on Saturday to win supreme champion suri alpaca with Paru Nui
Fyfe at the exhibitors only Northern A&P Association’s show.
Keep him close ...
some tips to
Garden beauty ... A
bearded iris in Jenny
and Colin Bryce’s
garden during the
Birds eye view ... Afloral cross at the
entrance to St Paul’s Anglican Church in
Leithfield, which was part of the Leithfield
Day out in the sunshine ... Niki Hulston, of Oxford, left, and Ginny
Waghorn, of Amberley, called in at The Old Vicarage, owned by
Eryn and Andrew Roxburgh, during the Leithfield Garden Tour.
First place ... Nicola Green, of Fernside, and her
donkey Daisy after claiming first place for best jenny.
In training ... Hillary Cooper (16), of Oxford Area
School, won the senior handler class in the junior
herdsperson competition after leading her Wagyu
Friesian cross steer, which she has in training for the
2022 Future Beef New Zealand ‘‘hoof and hook’’
competition, in Hawkes Bay in May.
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20 North Canterbury News, October 28, 2021
DairyNZ supports vaccine
DairyNZiscalling on rural
communities to getvaccinated.
Asocial media campaign launched by
DairyNZisstrongly encouraging rural
communities, particularly farmers, to
get behind thenationwidedrive for
New data releasedbythe University
of Otago suggests vaccinations are
around 10 percentlowerinrural areas,
puttingour farms, rural communities
and supply chains at risk.
‘‘Unfortunately, the biggest push for
vaccinationshas fallenright in the
middleofthe busiest time of yearon
farmwith calving, lambing, then
mating,’’ DairyNZ Covid19 response
manager Hamish Hodgson says.
‘‘But nowisagreat time to nudge our
teams to take the opportunity to get
throughout theCovid19 pandemic,
providing good practice onfarm
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Afiveyear multiagency study led by
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Climatesmart agriculture principal
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they wanted to see if they could help
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‘‘The impression out there is that if you
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resilient to extreme climate events,
while absorbing carbon helped reduce
the warming effect, he said.
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and nonirrigated lucerne crops.
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containing undisturbed soils and crops —
were used to capture water and nutrients
draining out of the bottom.
Sophisticated technology measured
the carbon exchange.
Dr Scott Graham said they found all the
additional plant growth was being fed to
animals either on site or elsewhere at the
‘‘The big takeaway message was that
the sites were losing soil carbon, not
gaining, under irrigation. So where
everybody’s perception is that irrigation
would increase soil carbon because you
go from this dry and dusty place to this
nice green paddock, it’s not actually the
The dryland system was plus or minus
one tonne of soil carbon per hectare per
year, whereas the irrigated site was
losing one to three tonnes per hectare
per year. That was aresult of more
Dr Graham said there were also extra
nitrogen losses with irrigated lucerne
On the dryland site about 7kg30kg of
nitrogen was being lost per hectare each
year, compared with irrigated losses of
Abenefit of lucerne being grazed on
site was that the cows left some carbon
behind in the crop, whereas more was
removed in cutandcarry crops, Dr
However, animal excrement led to
three times more nitrogen leaching when
it was grazed, so this was atradeoff, he
Digging deep ... Scientists John Hunt (left)
and Scott Graham check the instruments at
the field site at Ashley Dene Research and
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Lateseason irrigation was also found
to produce more nitrogen and carbon
losses when soils were wetter. Scientists
suggest this could be reduced by
irrigation management, especially in late
summer, with better weather forecasting
and moisture sensors.
Dr Whitehead said farmers took the
messages on board at aworkshop that
growing irrigated lucerne on an intensive
farm wasn’t the best use of the land.
The lucerne crops were replaced last
year with agrass combination of
perennial ryegrass, Italian ryegrass, red
and white clover and plantain.
Another part of the study looked at
different species mixes grown in smaller
lysimeters with cow urine added to see
how much came out at the bottom.
Winteractive plants such as oats and
Italian ryegrass absorbed nitrogen in the
critical autumn and winter period.
Fodder beet in animal diets was also
found to reduce leaching.
Dr Whitehead said acombination of
these could be useful for reducing losses.
Plantain was also found to make cows
urinate more often, resulting in lower
amounts of nitrogen returned to soils and
reduced leaching. Scientists hope next to
explore if improved grazing management
and the use of widely spaced trees in
rolling hill country on sheep and beef
farms will build up soil carbon and
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‘‘But we also needadaptable
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now, because the flexibility is not there.’’
DairyNZ is callingonthe Government
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‘‘Addressing climatechange requires
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Young judges exhibit their skills
By DAVID HILL
Young peopletook centre
stage, as exhibitor only
cancelleddue to Covid19for
the secondyear in arow,
gumboot throwing, alpaca
and donkey competitions
wereheld in separate
bubbles in abid to keep the
showing tradition alive.
Ashburton, Oxford Area
Schooland members of the
RangioraHigh School cattle
tested on their handlingand
principal Karen Stewart
‘‘It’s beengood to get it
going and I’ve enjoyed
watching thekids,’’ organiser
‘‘It’s amazing the bonds
Hoogenboom offered some
tipstothe young competitors
and agumboot throwing
competitionwas tossed in for
Oxford Area School sisters
Hillary (16) and Elizabeth
(11)Cooper were thesenior
and junior herdsperson
Champions in their field ... Judge Amy Hoogenboom (left) and Rangiora High School principal Karen
Stewart (right) congratulate the junior herdsperson champions including senior class winner Hillary
Cooper (16), junior class winner Elizabeth Cooper (11), both of Oxford Area School, and intermediate
class winner Emily Pye (14), of Rangiora High School.
PHOTO: DAVID HILL
Emily Pye(14) wasthe
entered by breedersfrom
Ashburton, Oxford and
Fernside, wereput through
By far the largestsection
was the alpacas, with 122
north as Blenheim andfrom
Dunedin, Waimate and
Fairlie in thesouth.
and Wendy Farquhar
surialpaca withParu Nui
was pleased with theturnout,
withbreeders justhappy to
year, withabit of adifferent
vibe,’’ Mr Bennettsays.
‘‘There’snot many shows
doing anything, so we are
A&P was kind enough to
allow us to exhibit.’’
Mr Bennett says asidefrom
the cancellation of A&P
shows,Covid19 has caused
alpaca breeders,with life on
the farm‘‘just carryingon’’.
president Graeme Greensays
is closetothe usual number.
not helddue the challenges
of complying withCovid19
of roomfor the donkeys.
we will be in the top of the
ring,’’ Mr Green says.
‘‘It’sjust abouttrying to
keepitgoingafter we missed
Red meat sector seeking new recruits
Anew initiative aimstoprepare young
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Beef +Lamb New Zealand (BLNZ) has
signedafundingagreement with the
Growing Future Farmers Essential Farm
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train more young people in the sector.
The programmeoffers arange of
specialised industry training and
development opportunities across the
country including formal New Zealand
Qualifications Authority (NZQA)
The agreement will give enrolled
learners aboost of $500 each in 2021,
while the programmewill receive a
$25,000 cash injection.
‘‘The futuresuccess of our industry
reliesonattracting talented and
motivated young people and equipping
them with the skills to be successful,’’
BLNZchief executive Sam McIvor says.
‘‘Farmers have told us how important
building the next generation is to them
and emphasised that they wanted us to
focus on initiatives that would build
practical capability behind the farm gate,
so BLNZ is implementing that approach.’’
Growing FutureFarmers chairman
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significant step in the growth and
development of the programme.
‘‘The success of this initiativeisvery
muchdependent on supportfrom wider
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farmer trainers who sponsor our students
in the workplace as they learn.
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‘‘As well as havingour own initiatives,
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Rangiora 241A King Street
Wakeuptobirdsong in this private 4bedroom familyhome nestledamongst native trees, featuringcaptivatinggables,
Oamaru stone and timber reminiscentofacountry farmhouse. Freshly paintedthroughout with brand newquality carpet,
upgraded kitchen,sunny openplan dining area, officenook, andlarge living withlog burner and wetback, this welcoming
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Big win for Ohoka
Aclassy century by openerDaniel
Lyons paved theway for an Ohoka
demolition of Weedons in the topflight
of countrycricket at the
There werealsobig winsfor
Darfieldand Sefton duringround four
of the CRV Ambreed CountryPremier
OneDay 2021/22 competition last
At Mandeville, the home side batted
first against astronglookingWeedons
XI andimmediately got on the front
foot. Openers Lyonsand Rhys Mariu
shared in a90runpartnershipbefore
the former New Zealand Under19
captainfellinthe 15th overfor arunaball48.
Lyons continued, however, bringing
up histon andguidingOhoka through
to 230/8 in itsallotted 45 overs.
Relentless pressurebythe Ohoka
bowlers ensured Weedons never
Extrastopscoredwith 21 as Weedons
wasbundled out in 30.2 overs, falling
to aheavy 135run defeat.
SeftonDomain witnessed a
Southbrook was rolled forjust 66 in
its firstinnings, with onlyexBlack
Cap Shanan Stewart(11) making
Seftondoyen JeffJones continued
his latecareer earlyseasonform,
snaffling afivewicket bag.
Defending the tiny total, Southbrook
soonfelt in thegame, however,
reducing anervy Seftonto30/6 inside
But in the matterofmoments, the
gameswung, and wassoon over,
Arora,who joined fromRiccarton in
the offseasonand has impressed with
his effortless strokeplay,tookthe
gametoSouthbrook, andwith afew
lusty blows ended thematch.
He nearly overtook Southbrook’s
score on his own,smashing an
unbeaten60off just 28 balls in a
staggering display, and helpingSefton
winover Ellesmere rivals
LeestonSouthbridge on the back of a
Hughesclaimed four wickets as
in thefirst innings.
He then teamedupwithJesse Frew
in an unbroken159runpartnershipto
sealthe win in the32ndover. Hughes
finished on 81 not out,while Frew was
unbeaten on 77.
In thefourthgame, Cheviot played
Lincoln whileOxfordRangiora had
Ohoka 230/8 (D Lyons 101,RMariu 48,
WHamilton 25; JRichards 4/32,D
Nightingale 2/37) beat Weedons 95 (M
Burns 3/6, GBelcher2/12, RMariu
Southbrook 66 (J Jones 5/10, TWaller
2/18)lost to Sefton 69/6 (A Arora 60no;
DSingh 3/22, LBlom 2/5).
Chamberlain55, CBeatson33; R
Hughes 4/60,LFoulkes3/26) lostto
North Canterbury News, October 28, 2021
Masterclass on the Kaiapoi River ... Members of the Cure Boating Club and other rowers
taking part in the club’s Rego Row initiative to attract new members and to reacquaint
rowers with their passion for rowing.
Initiative brings rowers back
By SHELLEY TOPP
Members of Kaiapoi’s CureBoating Club
say theirnew premises provide an
amazing facilityfor the Waimakariri
The new clubrooms, at 136 RavenQuay,
alongside the KaiapoiRiver, also havethe
best water views in Kaiapoi and have
provided the club with an opportunity to
expandits masters rowing squad.
With this in mind the club recently held
atwoday ‘‘Rego Row’’ programme to
showcase their facilities to new rowers
and attractnew members.
The ‘‘RegoRow’’ sessions provided an
introduction to the club and information
on rowing options in the districtfrom
rowingfor fitnesstorowing competitively.
The club’s masters coordinator,
Catherine Kappelle, of Kaiapoi, said the
programmewas for adultrowerslooking
to improve their rowing skills and others
who may not have been involvedinthe
sport for sometime but were keen to start
‘‘Not everyone who wants to learn to
row is interestedincompetition,’’
‘‘As aclub we are interestedin
accommodating awhole rangeofrowers.’’
The ‘‘Rego Row’’ sessions were held on
two Saturdays this month and led by the
club’s master rowers, starting with time
on the indoor rowing ergometers followed
by outdoorrowing practice in the boatson
‘‘Rowing is agood way of keeping fit,’’
However, competitive rowingrequires
ahigh level of commitment, with training
on the water up to fiveorsix days aweek
near the peakofthe seasonand regular
trips away to regattas.
member of the club can do so by
contactingatthe club’s website:
From theWaimakariri River
in thesouth to Kekerengu
in thenorth, theNorth
hasgot it covered.
What’s happening in your
All info onchanges to Council services and facilities can be found at waimakariri.govt.nz/covid19
Thanks for Sharing Your Feedback
The Councilwere pleasedwith the amount of
feedback about speedlimits in and around our towns.
Almost 300 people provided feedback onthe
review that covered 84 roads in and around Oxford,
Cust, Kaiapoi, Ohoka, Rangiora, Woodend and
Pegasus, as well as some unsealed roads around
Tuahiwi and Ashley.
Feedbackincluded things likeasking forspeeds to be
reviewed on roads outside of areas we were seeking
feedback on, comments or suggestions includingnew
footpaths, parking spaces, additional measuresto
reduce speedand concerns around enforcement.
Staff will now prepare areport to go to each
Community Board in November and then to the
Council in December. Any changes to speeds will
be implemented in early 2022.
Wally the Whale Welcomes You
Wally the Whale and the Waikuku Beach paddling
pool is once again ready for visitors over summer.
The poolhas beendrained,washed, filledand
balanced npreparationfor the openinglast weekend.
Remember to take sunscreen and ahat as the
shade sail won't be installed until aer Guy Fawkes.
There is aCovid-19 QR code on the gate, and
please remember totry and maintain distance
between yourself and other family bubbles.
Are We Good to Grow?
There is still time to give usyour feedback on the
Proposed District Plan.
This is the ‘rule book’ that manages how people
use, subdivide and develop land including what and
where they can build, and what kind of activities
they can undertake.
With the Waimakariri being one of New Zealand’s
fastest growing areas, up to 15,000 houses may
be needed to accommodate our population which
will near 100,000 over the next 30 years.
Mayor Dan Gordon encourages the community to
have their say on the proposed plan that will shape
development and growth for the next ten years.
Feedback closes 5pm Tuesday 26 November.
Have you signed up for
the Waimakariri District
Flamingo are hosting free community training
sessions in preparation for asix-month trial of
hire e-scooters in Waimakariri.
Learn howtouse theFlamingoScootersapp to ride and
Rangiora –Saturday 30 October
10am-1pm, Rangiora Service Centre Carpark
Kaiapoi –Sunday 31October
10am-1pm, Charles Street Park and Ride Site
(next to New World)
Find outmore waimakariri.govt.nz/scooters
In arecent parking survey, our community
told uswhat they saw asthe key parking
issues for Waimakariri.
Respondents wanted it to be easier tofind parks
in town centres and have options for parking
longer than two hours. They wanted parking
to remain affordable, while also supporting
alternative transport options that could reduce
the need for private vehicles.
We’ve now produced adra District Parking
Strategy which plans for the future parking
needs of our growing District and wewant
Have your say waimakariri.govt.nz/letstalk
English Language Classes
Is English your second language?
Come along toourour classes to improve
your speaking and listening skills.
We cover some interesting topics in afriendly
and welcoming space with opportunities to
socialise with your classmates too.
Every Saturday, 13November to 11 December 2021
Rangiora Town Hall Function Room
303 High Street, Rangiora
Classes are free
For more information or to register
Julie Cloughley |Tutor
Phone: 027 403 8245
For more info
If you think your bin could be blown over,
consider putting it out on the morning of
your collection day, before 7am, and bring it
in as soon aspossible after collection.
Find out more collection tips at
North Canterbury News, October 28, 2021
Temporary Road Closures
The Natural Health Service, by Isabel
In 2016, Isabel Hardman's mind, in her own
words, ‘stopped working' as she fell prey to
severe depression and anxiety. She credits
her better health to her passion for exercise,
nature and the great outdoors.
Simple Comforts, by Mary Berry
Mary Berry shares over 120 of her ultimate
food recipes, all made simply and guaranteed
to get smiles around your kitchen table.
Being the Supervet, by Noel Fitzpatrick
Noel shares the moving and often funny
stories of the animals he has treated and the
unique ‘animal people' he has met along the
These titles are available in both
Waimakariri and Hurunui libraries. Find out more about recent additions to the library collection
by going to the library catalogue at waimakariri.kotui.org.nz or hurunui.kotui.org.nz or contact your
The Council has received applications for
various events to temporarily close the
following roads for the periods shown.
Rangiora Celebration Night
19 November 2021 | 2.30pm -10.30pm
High Street from King Street toAshley Street
Durham Street from Blake Street to
Percival Street from Alfred Street to
Victoria Street from Alfred Street to
19 November 2021 | 8.45pm -10pm
Alfred Street from Toyota car park to
Percival Street from Queen Street to
Cust Rally Sprint
28 November 2021 | 7am -6pm
TippingsRoadfrom168 Tippings Road to
Ashley Road from 172 Ashley Road to
Terrace Road from 825 Terrace Road to
Glews Road from 102 Glews Road to
Pegasus Half Marathon
5December 2021 | 7am -6pm
Pegasus Main Street from Infinity Drive to
Detours will be in place for all events.
The closures are in accordance with
Section 11(e) of the Tenth Schedule of
the Local Government Act 1974 and will
apply to all vehicular traffic with the
exception of the Fire Service, Ambulance,
Police, Council vehicles and other vehicles
authorised by the Council.
The 10th monthly classic car
gathering will be held on Sunday,
October 31, at the Better Half
Kitchen and Bar, on the corner of
State Highway 1and Ashworth’s
Beach Road, Leithfield.
Do not be put off by the weather as
there is acosy log fire indoors
where you can enjoy brunch or
We expect numbers to grow as the
weather warms up. Suggested
time is from about 10am to about
Rangiora Golf Club
Nine hole competition: Stableford /Hidden
Partners: Ralph Sinclair &Ann Martin 45, Ross
McQueen &Lyn Leech 43, Hudson Deane &Jan
Moffat 41, Dennis Brook &Jenni Brook 40 c/b,
David Klopper&Jenni Brook 40 c/b.
Rangiora Bridge Club
Grey Pairs: Robyn Dawson/Colleen Adam 1, Dawn
Simpson/JoyceGray 2, Gaynor Hurford/Helen
Paterson 3. Presidents: Dawn Simpson/Julie
Elliott 1, David McRae/Sue Solomons 2,Judy
Hayton/Noeline Goodgame 3.
Junior Night: North/South: Ian Rouse/Isabel
Better Half opens at 9am for those
wishing to start the day off with
The Lions Club of Woodend
Pegasus are selling Christmas
cakes, which are an ideal
Christmas gift or in ahamper for
family, friends, work colleagues
The popular cakes are $22 each.
Order early to avoid
disappointment. Proceeds will go
to various community groups.
Contact Anne on 03 313 6124.
AND BE THE
us and get
Phone us today on 03 314 8335 or email
email@example.com to find out how we can help!
Waimakariri Country Music
The festival committee is hosting
aday of country music presented
by local and visiting musicians
and singers as afundraiser on
Saturday, November 12, from
11am to 4pm at the Rangiora
There will be an open mic, come
along and enjoy yourselves and if
you can sing, give it ago.
There is a$5door charge.
Contact: (03) 3278920,
Goodhew1,Liz Calder/Lindsay Sigglekow 2, Val
Atkinson/StuartAtkinson 3. East/West:Terry Davis/
Louise Davis 1, Marilyn Eliet/Janet Apperley 2,
Anne Bagrie/Judith Robinson 3. PlatePairs:
Maggie Johnston/Janice Pickering 1, Jeff Bergman/
Rhondda Bergman 2, Victor Paul/Sue McIlroy 3.
Men and Women, President verse Captain:
President won 3up.
Two’s: DVan Turnout, KPepper.
Excel Design Longest Putt: RClifton.
Mid Week Men: BBateman 42, GWilliams 38, D
Esler 38, DFlewellen 37,.G D’Avergne 36, PWylie
Two’s: PWylie, MCarson.
Nine Holers: LGU: HAstel 34, VCrooks 39.
Men: NCarpenter 40. OPatchett 40.
2/1 RNZIR BATTALION
Thegeneral public is to be advised thatNZArmy
Training will be conductedinthe Burnham, West
Melton Rifle Range and the Oxford Forest areas
over the period 08 –11November 2021.
Theexercise will involvepersonnel of the 2/1
Battalion RoyalNew Zealand InfantryRegiment
from 1(NZ) Brigade,Burnham. Theexercise will
involvethe movementofupto200 personnel and
vehicles by dayand night.
Training will involvesmallarmslive, simulation
and blank firing ammunition as well as explosives
and pyrotechnics.The exercisewill involvemilitary
activities being run by dayand night. Activities
will be run overan80hr period starting at 0600 on
Mondaythe 8thand finishing middayThursday
Formoreinformation please contact
WO2J.van Arendonk on 021 941 453.
30 North Canterbury News, October 28, 2021
KATE VALLEY LANDFILL
The Trust advises that it received
one valid nomination, being James
McGuckin, for a community trustee
from the Waipara Community Area,
therefore James McGuckin will be reelected
as the Waipara Community
DROP BOXES ARE AVAILABLE
AT: ZSERVICE STATION &
RANGIORA NEW WORLD.
Help us to do this again by donating books,
magazines, dvds, cds, puzzles &records.
Rangiora Charitable Trust
156 Ashley St, Rangiora
If you want us to collect
your books, call:
027 472 4439
CONWAY WAIAU TB MANAGEMENT AREA
POSSUM GROUND CONTROL -POISON WARNING
Vector Free Marlborough Limited wishes to advise that a
ground-based possum control operation will be taking place
to keep possum numbers under control to prevent the spread
of bovine tuberculosis to livestock. It is important that we keep
possum numbers low, aswework towards eradicating TB
from New Zealand over the long term. This operation will be
conducted as apartofOSPRI’s TBfree programme.
Description of control area
Hanmer Basin: Located between the Hanmer Range and the
Waiau River. The area includes the pastoral farmed flats south
and west of Hanmer Springs township to the bush edge on the
foothills at the base of the Hanmer Range.
Amap of the area can be found on the Vector Free Marlborough
website under the Current Operations tab.
20 September 2021 to 30 December 2021 (approximate)
Poisoning methods, poison used and nature of poison
• Feratox encapsulated cyanide in the form ofacapsule,
dyed green/blue, presented with feed-paste or similar
attractant contained inside areusable bait stations 130
cm above the ground.
The public are reminded of the danger that toxic baits and
possum carcasses pose, particularly to children and dogs.
• Follow advice stated on poison warning signs
• Donot touch poison baits, bait stations or traps
• Donot touch poisoned possum carcasses
• Keep children under strict supervision in the control area
• Keep pets under supervision; do not let dogs eat poisoned
Warning signs will be erected at all main public entry points
and the public are reminded that it is an offence to remove
any of these signs. Please follow the instructions stated on
If you suspect poisoning
• Contact your local hospital, or dial 111
• National Poisons Centre 0800 POISON –0800 764 766
• Inthe case of adomestic animal being poisoned, contact
Forfurther information please contact
Vector Free Marlborough Limited
Free Phone: 0508 548 008
OSPRI helps protect and enhance the reputation of New Zealand’s
primary industries and currently runs the TBfree and National
Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) programmes..
PUBLIC NOTICE OF
SECTION 101, SALE
ALCOHOL ACT 2012
BVM Rae Ltd t/as New
World Kaiapoi has made
application to the District
Licensing Committee at
Rangiora for the issue of
an Off-Licence in respect
of the premises situated at
52 Charles St, Kaiapoi or
the Supermarket known as
New World Kaiapoi.
The general nature of the
business conducted (or
to be conducted) under
the licence is Retail -
The days on which and the
hours during which alcohol
is (or is intended to be)
sold under the licence are
Monday -Sunday, 7am -
The application may be
inspected during ordinary
office hours at the office
of the Waimakariri District
Licensing Committee at
215 High Street, Rangiora.
Any person who is entitled
to object and who wishes
to object to the issue of
the licence may, not later
than 15 working days after
the date of the publication
of this notice, file anotice
in writing of the objection
with the Secretary of
the Waimakariri District
at Private Bag 1005,
No objection to the issue
of alicence may be made
in relation to amatter other
than amatter specified in
section 105 (1) of the Sale
and Supply of Alcohol Act
This is the first publication
of this notice.
FOR SENIORS’ INC
Day Care Centre
For The Elderly
24 Sewell St Kaiapoi
to buy or
Jobtype: Fixed term–24months
Are you an outstanding reporter looking for anew challenge and wanting
to serve your community?
Allied Press, with the supportofRNZ andNZOnAir’sPublic Interest
Journalism Fund,ishiring ajournalisttojoin Local Democracy Reportingin
2022 and2023 from the North CanterburyNews office in Rangiora.
Youwillbecoveringlocal authoritiesand otherpublicly-funded
organisations, but alsogoing out and talking to thepeopleaffected by
theseorganisations’decisions, sharing their stories, and comingupwith
your own stories on similartopics.
Your focuswill be providing great publicinterestjournalism coveragedaily
throughoutthe NorthCanterbury regionincluding Waimakariri, Hurunui
and Kaikōura. This is amulti-mediarole so experienceinvideo,audio and
photography would be an advantage.
Youwillreport to Allied Press’North Canterbury bureau chief. Youwill
receive extra trainingand support from RNZ, and your workwillbemade
available at the sametime to all of the programme’smedia partners,
This could be ajunior,intermediate or senior roledependingonthe
successful candidate. We arelookingfor someone with as many of the
following qualities as possible.You don’t need allofthese to apply,but you
do needtohave at leasttwo years’reporting experience (although in some
caseswemay also consider exceptionalapplicants with only one year’s
•Able to spotastrongstory and makeitcome alive for your audience
•Able to meet the highest standards of accuracy,fairness and balance
•Someknowledge of local government
•Excellent writing skills
Thisisafull-timerole for afixedterm(throughto31December2023).
Assistancewith relocationcosts may be considered.
Applications closeOctober29, 2021.
Please submit your CV along withyour cover letter and worksamplesto
Visit RNZ’swebsite for more
information about the LDR service:
Thursday,August2,2018 | Issue 808 | www.ncnews.co.nz
Waimakariri Country Music
Admission: $5 per person
Venue: Rangiora Showgrounds,
Date: Friday 12 th November
Time: 11am –4pm
Bring cord charts
Food for sale
EDUCATION AWARD 2021
The Rotary Club of Rangiora awards agrant each
year inmemory of aformer member, Alex Murray,
to assist ayoung person about toleave school to
undertake further training at an education centre,
polytechnic or university.
The grant, to a value of $5000, will be awarded
to ayoung person living ineither the Waimakariri
or Hurunui Districts. The grant is to assist with
course costs and/or study materials (excluding
accommodation costs) over the first two years of
We are calling for applications for this grant for study
to becommenced in 2022.
The application form may beobtained by emailing
Applications willclose on Thursday 18 th November
03 343 1651
472 Blenheim Rd
A PAINTER WITH
PASSION! Local painter
with 30 years of quality and
integrity in all aspects of
painting. Phone Mike on
021 0903 8546.
ABEL &Prestige Chimney
Cleaning. Nth Cant owned
& operated. Covering all
areas from Waimak to Hanmer.
repairs, carry most parts. Ph
0800 661 244.
cutting with quality and
removal work. Free quotes.
No job too small. Ph 027
442 2219, Fax 03 359 6052
or A/H 03 359 4605.
ALL TREE SERVICES,
arbour work, pruning, tree
removal. Affordable &
friendly service. Telephone
021 111 4322.
PAINTER. Qualified local
professional, Int / Ext,
roofs, wallpaper. Call or
text Corban 027 846 5035.
We are abusy Sawmill in
North Canterbury looking
for an enthusiastic Timber
Worker to join our
This is a full time permanent
If you want to be part of a
great team, are keen to
learn &have agood work
ethic, please contact us
Send your CV to Maree:-
phone 03 3274830
PAINT & wallpaper
services. Wayne Bryant,
exterior, interior. Qualified
tradesman. Free quotes. Ph
313 5337 or 027 654 4568.
Copper Beech Tree
Services. Tree removal,
pruning, height reduction,
hedge trimming, shaping,
tree planting, firewood.
Free quotes. Contact Angus
Edwards 027 259 6741
BRIAN’S Tree Services.
Tree felling, topping,
shaping, firewood cut, rubbish
removed, stump grinding,
Affordable rates. Phone 03
327 5505 or 021 124 4894.
Interior &exterior repairs,
maintenance & upgrades.
Solar, satellite, awning
light engineering &welding
in the RV industry 25 years.
Call Darryl @ Advanced
Auto Homes 027 220 6566.
Time to service your fire.
Accumulation of soot seriously
Latest rotary brush technology.
Free moisture check
on wood. Safety inspection.
All work insured and guaranteed.
From $70 single
story. 0800 SWEEPME or
021 0277 1927. Visit
DIRTY TILES &Grout?
Professional tile cleaning,
tiled shower restoration,
mouldy silcone, shower
glass & we can even
recolour your old grout!
For all your tile and grout
issues call Grout Pro for a
free, no obligation quote.
Ph Darryl 0800 882 772.
Sew Good Services. For all
your alterations, repairs,
Phone 327 5535.
advanced film solutions
99% uv block
25 Years Experience
Lifetime Warranties on Most Films
BUILDERS Father &son
team. Amac Builders are
available to help you with
your building needs. High
standards, low overheads.
No job too small. Check us
out on fb. Amac Builders
Ltd. Phone 027 318 4400.
GUTTER CLEANING -
SUMMER SPECIAL -
Total gutter / spouting
cleaning and repairs. For
Fast and friendly Service
call Canterbury Spouting
Services on 0508
SPOUTING or 022 375
8506. FREE QUOTES.
METAL WORX. Flashing,
Welding, Custom Trailers,
General Metalwork. No job
too big or too small. Ph 021
265 5428 or 03 314 6908.
Find us on facebook/
Glenmark Metal Worx.
POWER TOOLS repairs,
parts &sales for over 40
years. All main brands serviced.
Tools, 23 Watts Road,
Christchurch. Ph 389 9230.
Removal and RRR skips.
Wheelie bins any frequency
and skips from 1.5 cube to
9cube. Skips and wheelie
bins for any use, rubbish,
greenwaste, building sites
or just cleanups. Give us a
phone call 313 6957 or for
skips 021 313 255.
ROOFER All roof repairs,
roof painting, water blasting,
repointing, gutter cleans &
snow straps, and more. Free
quotes. Please ph Nathan
027 516 6609.
For all your printing
Hoodies, Hi-Vis vests and
polos, Overalls, Caps etc.
& Please phone Heather 03
313 0261 or email heather.
SHEARER. Hap’s Farm &
Lifestyle Services. Shearing,
tailing, feet trimming &
health check. — Ph. 03-
423-3713 or 021-267-4025.
drenching, feet trimming.
SWEEPS For Lifestyle blocks. Call
Stu 027 315 6916.
IN YOUR AREA NOW.
Lifestyle or farm, sheep, cattle,
horse, all types of animals.
Fences, yards, sheds, arenas,
30+ years contract fencing.
Steve is available to help with
your design &planning.
Ph office03312 4747
Forall your painting &
Local with 30 years
Phone 021 344 023
Free Quotes Canterbury and Districts
03 365 3653 0800 368 468
You dump it...
Blair pumps it...
Ph 03 314 9371
North Canterbury Painters
specialising in decorating for
over 65 at adiscount rate.
Covering Nth Canty,Oxford,
Kaiapoi, Rangiora, Amberley.
Rob 03 327 7899
or 027 432 3520 2227597
Pride &Quality Painting
20 yrs exp, fast and friendly
service. For all your painting
needs, phone: Martin 310
6187 or 021 128 9867
-New or Existing
027 699 5815 03 313 7933
Specialising in North Canterbury.
Contact Geoff at
Maxwell Valuation. Phone
03 310 8541 or email
2Men &agood sized truck.
From $150 plus GST per hour.
027 668 3636
TUITION available. Primary
and secondary up to
NCEA level 3. In centre
(Rangiora) or interactive
online from your home.
Each student onanindividually
Kip McGrath Rangiora has
been serving the local community
for 30 +years.Give
us acall (03 313 3638) or
book your free assessment
027 216 0000
Wanted To Rent
LONG TERM RENTAL
property wanted, with land
for horses, within 15
minutes of Rangiora.
no children or dogs,
respectful care taken of
property and grounds.
Experienced in gardening,
pasture management and
animal welfare. Seeking
privacy and independence.
All options considered at
SEMI RETIRED, kind,
caring man looking for a
Seeking agenuine, caring
woman in her 70’s, light
drinker. Ph 020 4129 5331.
for smaller dogs. We look
after your dog in our home.
"No kennels". Phone today
03 314 6110.
HOMEKILL & Wild
Game meat processing. Ph
313 0022. www.meat2u.nz.
Wanted To Buy
BUYING estate type old
china, crystal, collectables,
vases. Ph 027 350 3963, or
Amalgamated Scrap Metal
Ltd. Specialists in farm
machineryand farm clean
ups, old vehicles etc.
100% locally owned.
Ph 0800 030 712 or
027 695 0480.
27 KINLEY STREET,
Rangiora. 30th October,
1pm start (no earlier). Furniture,
bric-a-brac, make an offer.
RANGIORA 161 Oxford
Road, Saturday 30th October,
gates open 8.30am.
North Canterbury News, October 28, 2021
A+ GARDEN hedges cut
to perfection. Tree &arbor
work. Also spraying. Free
quotes. Ph 021 111 4322.
ANY old cars, anything pre
1990, unfinished Hot Rods,
Classic Cars. Please call
027 258 8366.
03 313 7216
CARS, vans, 4WD’s
wanted for dismantling or
repair. Phone 027 258
Trusted Trades &
dismantling or repairs
Ph 313 7216
WANTED to buy Ford,
Holden, Chrysler or
Chev’s, Classic cars. Any
other types considered, any
condition. Please phone
Tony 027 313 5000.
SOUTH PACIFIC Motorcycle
services, local family
business based in Mandeville.
WOF etc for all road bikes,
classic bikes, farm bikes &
more. Collection service
available. Ph03312 0066
To book your spaceinthis guide,phoneAmanda Keys 313 2840 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
F&P, Bosch, Smeg,
“For best results be sure to useauthorised service”
Rangiora: 03 313 4420 Kaiapoi: 03 327 3810
Shane and Leanne Frahm
We cankill&process yourstock
FourGenerations of Frahms
Ph 312 4205
A/H 312 4709
WE ARE OPEN, WEARE AESSENTIAL SERVICE
Dr Jess Ross
Monday &Thursday |03313 0350
Injury, accidents and maintenance
Libi McKinnon Physiotherapy
027 868 2574
ACC Registered Provider | Tuesday&Friday
51 Ashley Street, Rangiora
All Construction & Concrete Work
•Driveways, patios &paths
•Bridges and Culverts
•Sheds and buildings
•Dairy Sheds, Herd homes
•Silage pits, effluent ponds
•Excavation and cartage
027 230 9401
For all your electrical needs. Residential &Commercial
Phone 03 313 7144
027 432 1534
Fax 03 313 2144
PO Box 69, Rangiora
For your Engineering needs
187d Ohoka Road, Kaiapoi
Phone 03 327 5246 |027 495 2821
in our Trades
03 313 2840
For all your landscaping needs
All Landscaping, Retaining Walls (Engineered and
Non-Engineered), Timber Fences, Landscape Structures
and more...Lifestyle Block, Rural and Residential.
Phone Jeremy 021 169 9394
●CAP 65 ● CAP 40
●CAP 20 ● Pit Run
●Large Soakpit Boulders
●Horse Arena Sand
Dean Hurley0274 336 993
2064 Tram Road
▪ Painting ▪ Gardening
▪ Fencing ▪ Lawn mowing
▪ All General Maintenance
Performed to the highest
standard by a straight up,
honest, Handy Guy
No job too small!
Flat hourly rate, no hidden surprises!
Call Guy “The Handy Guy” Now
0275 040 658
CASH PAID FOR SCRAP
•Car Bodies •Scrap Steel•Specialists in Farm
Machinery•All non Ferrous
Ph (03)338 7000
Mike0274 818544 •Robbie0274818 027
Locally owned and operated
from $40 per cube
from $23 per cube
from $25 per cube
from $30 per cube
Plus all excavation and truck hire
house excavations, driveways, subdivisions
Ph: KEN 027 201 3302
To book your spaceinthis guide,phone Amanda Keys 313 2840 or email email@example.com
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2011 Toyota Wish Z
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NOW $ 14,995
2009 Toyota Wish Z
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2010 Mitsubishi Lancer VRX
NOW $ 11,995
2016 HiluxSR5 4x4
•2.8L Turbo Diesel Auto
NOW $ 45,995
2019 LandCruiser Prado VX
•2.8L Turbo Diesel, Facelift
• Leather, Safety Sense
2019 Nissan Navara ST
•2.3LTurbo Diesel 6-Speed
•Manual, Camera $
• Satnav 45,800kms 45,995
2016 Holden Trailblazer
•2.8L Turbo Diesel 4WD
2019 Ford Ranger Wildtrak
• Only 39,150kms ,
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2016 Hilux SR5 Limited 2WD
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2018 HiluxSR5 Cruiser
2018 HiluxSExtra Cab
•2.8L Turbo Diesel Manual
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