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ISSN 1170-1099 120TC049/04 Published Tuesday and Thursday FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2007 Circulated FREE to all households throughout Te Awamutu and surrounding districts. Extra copies 40c. BRIEFLY Plenty to see, do says centre Missing daughter takes Te Awamutu i-SITE Informa- tion Centre reports that there are plenty of holiday attrac- tions and activities in town. Pick up your ﬂyer which details three school holiday the gloss off festivities By Dean Taylor programmes and things to do with the children this summer Twelve-year-old Unity Mrs Ferguson believes from the Information Centre in Ferguson, and her mum Charm and her friends Gorst Avenue (phone 871 3259 Vicki, wanted just one arranged a pick-up by for more information). thing for Christmas - to texting and as soon as The centre also recommends see 15-year- the coast was visiting Te Awamutu Museum old Charm clear she left. home, safe She was to view local photographer Phil and well. seen around Brown’s exhibition ‘Cultivating Mrs Fergu- the village Nature’ - featuring fantastic son reported during the photographs he has taken her daughter day, but was at Maungatautari, Kakepuku, missing on not found. Pirongia and Lake Ngaroto. December Mrs Fer- Phone 872 0085 for more 2, and apart guson says information. from a letter the other on December girl involved Rain renders 20 to say she returned to was okay, CHARM FERGUSON her home, but shellﬁsh risky hasn’t heard from or seen believes the older brother Health advice to recreational her daughter since. and Charm are still to- shellﬁsh gatherers not to take The family moved gether, somewhere in the shellﬁsh from the harbour at to Kihikihi about four Pukekohe region. Raglan has now been lifted, but months ago - a move back Her initial information they may still want to hold off home for Mrs Ferguson led to think the boy was until a few days after the cur- and hopefully a chance for in his early 20’s, but now rent rain has passed. a new start for her girls. she thinks he is even older, Shellﬁsh feed by ﬁltering She says Charm is a maybe twice Charm’s age - nutrients from sea water, which good girl, but too easily led and she is concerned about means they also pick up any and so hadn’t been doing her daughter’s wellbeing, contaminants present. Sewage her best at school - even her health and her inno- spill contamination will have though she was basically cence. cleared naturally by now but bright. “Charm will have run current rain will be washing Charm has run off be- out of money and didn’t some bacteria from the land fore, but usually just over- even take many clothes,” night and never more than she says. into seawater. three or four days. “Someone knows what A few days after heavy rain, “We generally have a has happened to my cleaner seawater should have good relationship, and daughter, but no-one will removed any new contami- she and Unity are great say.” nants the shellﬁsh may have mates,” she says. Mrs Ferguson says the CHARMLESS: Vicki Ferguson, youngest daughter Unity (12) and pooch Safari wait picked up. Now with her more than other family isn’t letting for 15-year-old Charm’s return to the family. 012071AD a month away from home on where their son is and Kihikihi dry and her mother is worried. Police aren’t making them. “Police at Waiuku had a lead to follow up before concerned about Charm’s whereabouts and wellbe- with is aged 24, but she may not necessarily still Kihikihi weather watcher “I’ve been putting on a She says the only con- Christmas and still haven’t ing. be with that person. John Nicholls recorded just 39 brave face for Unity, trying tact with police since she done it,” she says. She says the ﬁle has She says Charm’s letter millimetres of rain last month to make the best of Christ- reported Charm missing Making matters worse is been sent to police in the of December 20 did say the - the driest December in the 10 mas and the summer holi- is when she rings them, in- the Fergusons planned to Pukekohe region where girl was okay and safe, but years he has been recording days,” she says. cluding ofﬁcers near where shift to be with other fam- Charm is believed to be also that she did not want rainfall in the township. “Christmas should be a she believes her daughter ily in Australia. and ofﬁcers there will do to be found. Average rainfall over the dec- time for families. It’s no has gone. Mrs Ferguson says they their best to locate the “We are not happy and ade for December was 80.6mm, fun with Charm missing.” Mrs Ferguson knows were all looking forward Mrs Ferguson believes Charm has run away be- missing girl. would like to ﬁnd Charm with the highest being 127mm to a complete new life, and However, Ms Mockford to clarify the situation,” in 2001. the latest saga began fore, but says the attitude new opportunities. Now when Charm befriended a of police - who have said says it is a fact that police she says. Kihikihi’s total rainfall for those plans are on hold. have to prioritise their “But even then we may 2006 was 980mm. local girl, then her older we deal with teenagers Meanwhile Mrs Fergu- brother who lives out of like this often - isn’t very workloads, and in this not be able to achieve the Te Awamutu weather watcher son puts on a brave face, instance they do not hold outcome Mrs Ferguson Paul Hobbs recorded 72.5mm the village. comforting. even though she is scared On the morning she left, “Every case is different,” any fears for Charm’s wants if Charm is deter- in December, contributing to an for her daughter, and safety. mined not to go home.” Mrs Ferguson went to do she says. hopes for the best. annual total of 1312.5mm. Ms Mockford says police Any information that some early morning gro- “Charm is a good girl He reports that Te Awamutu cery shopping and left the from a good home who just POLICE CONCERNED have followed every avenue could help trace Charm had 112 wet days (over 2mm) girls at home. sometimes reacts badly Te Awamutu’s acting of enquiry available here would be welcome. Contact during 2006 - less than one in Charm stole some money when she can’t handle the senior sergeant Gael and have established the Te Awamutu Police on 872 three. from her mother and left. boundaries. Mockford says police are male Charm left Kihikihi 0100. 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We’d like to say a big thank you to 309 Rutherford Street, T E A W A M U T U We’d visited Te Awamutu as fans of We had a fantastic night - wasn’t it all at the iSITE for their help and the Neil Finn and only intended to pop in brilliant? warm welcome you all extended to us. for half an hour for photos and a visit to And we got talking to a really friendly It was a welcome we felt all across the the Split Enz display in the museum. couple who invited us round for lunch country. We ended up spending an hour with next day! Have a great summer and a happy Claire and colleagues chatting, looking Unfortunately, we weren’t able to new year! through the Finn scrap book and talk- take them up on the offer. PAUL AND JOANNE HILLIER Frustrated at feedback process Online paper a great service In the formal format, formality over- whose information is a narrow window I would just like to say that rules information: through the walls of Council formality, il- me and my family will be mov- How do you do? “Very well thank you,” luminating real community issues. ing to Te Awamutu in 2007. we are trained to reply: Nobody is asking Can Council think outside the format? I will be there in April as I for facts. Not if the Courier’s Word on Waipa proc- have a job to start at Waikeria How do you rate the performance of the lamation is true that we are, according to Prison. Waipa District Council and its ofﬁcers? the annual survey, highly satisﬁed with I have been keeping up to “Very good,” we mostly reply as untruth- the performance of Council, end of story. date with all the news thanks fully as to the ﬁrst question - except for The inference is that issues will not be to your paper being online. It some uncouth people who actually provide considered by Council, and we must each has been a great help. information. “See my scar!” go away highly satisﬁed. So this is a thank you for A council with the interests of its rate- No problem for formal respondents but the paper being available on- 010TC027/02 payers at heart would be expected to over- for the truthful, frustration. line and long may it continue. come its revulsion of the uncouth, above, NICK EMPSON PAUL CHADWICK WHAT MAKES SUMMER GREAT? Swimming, camping, boating, entertaining, Must-Do’s for Kiwis rates well with TA resident cool summer clothes, The festive period may have come campaign encourages New Zealanders cause she visited the 101 Must-Do’s For etc, etc... and gone, but for Te Awamutu resident to vote online for their favourite 101 Kiwis website and rated her favourite Barbara Hungerford the giving spirit Must-Do’s and share their own holiday New Zealand experiences. OUR SUMMER still keeps coming after being named the experiences. “I am absolutely thrilled with my win! FEATURE PLUBLISHES latest weekly prizewinner for the 101 Visitors to the website, The Bay of Islands is a wonderful area TUESDAY JANUARY 16 Must-Do’s For Kiwis campaign. www.aatravel.co.nz, can locate each of with so much to do, and I really can’t 101 Must-Do’s For Kiwis aims to put the 101 Must-Do’s using an interactive wait to get up there and experience it If you wish to promote New Zealand back into the holiday plans map, blog their experiences and upload all,” said Mrs Hungerford. your products or service, of New Zealanders, and help increase their favourite holiday photos. The Everyone has until early this year to give Heather or Dorinda the number of Kiwis holidaying at home. website also features the latest top ten vote for their favourite 101 Must-Do’s, a call 871 5151 It is the largest domestic tourism initia- Must-Do’s as voted by Kiwis. and go in the draw to win a new 2007 tive ever undertaken in New Zealand. Mrs Hungerford won a Northland Holden Viva, $20,000 of petrol vouchers In addition to print, radio and tel- weekend for two, a Budget rental car and over 30 travel prizes. 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Phone 871 3079 012TC011/07 Mob (027) 292 9040 firstname.lastname@example.org PAGE 2 Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 Takahe second This pot of gold Nifty vehicles try for chick make fence may be failure Maungatautari Mountain’s two nesting takahe is really green check easy may have failed a second time this season to Two neat little four-wheel-drive Suzuki Jimny vehi- hatch an egg. cles are making life a lot easier for 24 volunteers who The pair, Matariki and Hauhanga, are both check the 40km pest-proof fence around the Maunga- young adults, and laid their ﬁrst egg last October. tautari Ecological Island Reserve. It was found to be infertile a month later, and was The vehicles are being used to each drive halfway taken from the birds. round the perimeter of the fence for the daily inspec- This encouraged them to nest again, and they tions to ensure no breaches have been made. suddenly became secretive and furtive in their Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust chief execu- movements in late November, indicating they tive, Jim Mylchreest, says all 24 volunteers have been were nesting again. given expert training in driving the compact 1300cc But Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust vehicles, to ensure maximum safety during the often restoration ecologist Chris Smuts-Kennedy says steep drive around the track. the birds should have had their chick by now if “The little Jimnys are very light, they have a low their laying and brooding had been successful. centre of gravity, and they’re ideal for the monitoring He doubts that this second nesting will produce work we need to do every day because they do so little a chick at this late stage. damage to the track,” he says. “They’re way past their hatch-by date, so in an- “We are very grateful to Winger Subaru in Hamilton, other week I’ll probably go in and remove the egg who let us have the vehicles at an excellent discount, and also take away their nest,” he says. and we’re also grateful to the Natural Instincts Com- By removing both egg and nest, the birds will pany of Rotorua who did the 4WD training for our vol- be more strongly encouraged to try nesting for a unteers and also made several good suggestions about third time, and may begin to do so within 10 days, improvements to our track.” Mr Smuts-Kennedy says. Mr Mylchreest says the daily inspections will contin- But he is not surprised the birds have been ue for some time, until special electronic surveillance unsuccessful. equipment is set up right round the fence. “Even experienced, more adult birds have only “But even then, there will always be a need for about a 50 per cent chance of successfully breed- regular physical inspections at least a couple of times ing, so the hopes for ﬁrst-timers like these are not a week, to make sure the fence is in good condition all especially high.” the time.” He says that in the wild, young adult takahe He says the volunteer group of inspectors is drawn often play “uncle” or “aunty” to younger siblings from as far away as Hamilton, Matamata and other over several years of hatchings by adult parent centres around the mountain and also includes several birds, and by so doing the young birds learn the land-owners and their family members and a number basics of building nests and raising a family. of trustees. Pukeko do the same, he says. “To do the job properly takes about ﬁve hours for each The two takahe have built their second nest vehicle. They start off from a central point and do half in a dense patch of raupo in the three-hectare the track each, going in different directions. Tautari Wetland area adjacent to the Southern “We send the volunteers out in pairs, both for safety Enclosure of the ecological island. reasons and also because it’s a lot quicker if there is Mr Smuts-Kennedy says raupo was one of the someone to open and close gates, and to always be common nesting areas for takahe centuries ago, watching the fenceline while the other person drives.” but this may be the ﬁrst time in European times The volunteers work on a roster to suit themselves that takahe have nested in such a location. and other commitments. “By the time Europeans got to New Zealand, PUKEATUA residents, Rex and Angela Brown captured this image My Mylchreest says that once the inspection system takahe only lived in remote high-country in the of a vertical rainbow on Maungatautari on New Year’s Eve. Mrs is up and running, it is likely members of the public will South Island, and since then have survived on Brown says: “My husband and I have lived at Pukeatua for six be offered the opportunity of riding in the vehicles to off-shore islands where there is no raupo. months and every day, enjoy the view we have of Maungatautari. see the work and the views. “Here they seem to have returned to their natu- We thought the picture presented a clear juxtaposition - the “There are some spectacular views along the track, ral habitat, and it’s going to be really hard to get natural beauty and the man made pylon. Gladly the rainbow and it will give people the chance to see right round the to,” he says. dominated the view.” mountain,” he says. ljhooker.com Appreciate The Style And SALE The Views If you are looking for a home with modern chattels and rich in style, then look no more. This home has three bedrooms an ofﬁce and two outdoor areas. 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We’re starting the New Year with sharp deals on top The expedition began selling farm bikes, so come in and save a ﬁstful of dollars... in a small 18 seater twin engine Otter plane which took off from Kathmandu and ﬂew up the valleys and over the foothills of the Himalayas, landing on a tiny up hill air strip perched on the hill- side at Lukla, reports participant Miriam TEAM EVEREST; (from left) Lyn Fitzgerald, Mary Bartie, Chris Lewendon, Wallace. Miriam Wallace, Helen Neale, Margaret Stead, Jo Shearer, Stacy The air strip was Osborne, Pam Osborne. Photo by Bruce Yeong Photography. made possible through the efforts of Edmond a living. the way up to Base clothes on to keep Hillary to enable Everone loved the Camp which lies at warm. trekkers and moun- yaks which are long 5363 metres. Life for the local taineers to access the haired docile animals Many trekkers on the people in these areas area more easily, and with huge horns and route suffered badly is very harsh indeed, to assist the people a skirt of long hair from altitude sickness, and they welcome the of this remote region. swinging as they walk. the symptons of which trekkers as they are There are no roads into They wear bells to include loss of appitite an important source of Lukla, it is just a tiny warn trekkers coming and inability to sleep, income for them. hillside village. the opposite way that headaches, extreme Base Camp is a small On arriving, some- they are approaching. breathlessness and rugged plateau covered what white knuckled, There were many loss of energy. in boulders, with only at Lukla, the local reminders of Edmond This is because at one permanent shelter women and their por- Hilary along the way, Base Camp there is there. ters commenced the and the group visited only 50% of oxygen in The women took schools and tiny hos- the air as there is at photos sporting the 132 Kihikihi Road, trek immediately as Te Awamutu pitals built through the sea level. 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The 14 days of pic- The 14 day trek kept the tiny airstrip where Conditions in the tureque scenery was a to the paths between Sir Edmond’s ﬁrst wife guest houses was very highlight for the group villages, where every- and daughter had been basic with no warm with steep gorges, thing has to be carried killed as their plane water or showers, no raging rivers, and in by porters or yaks. came in to land. lights or heating in the magestic snow capped Some porters carry up Two acclimatisation rooms, and trekkers mountains every step to 90 kgs to try to earn days were required on sleeping with their of the way. 012TC027-07 • Selected Carpets (normally $245.00) Now $120.00 • 2.5 Wide Vinyls (normally $70.00) Now $35.00 • Tuatara Rimu Wood Flooring (normally $106.00sqm) Now $68.00sqm • Aquarius Town Carpet (normally $79.95) Now $39.95 FREE Underlay on selected 100% Wool Carpets Sale ends 31st January, 2007 4 Cambridge Rd, Te Awamutu (Next to Resenes and Repco) 012TC024-07 Phone 07 871 6422 www.carpetcourt.co.nz Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 PAGE 7 Seasonal crimewave worse than usual As well as horriﬁc violent ucts have security systems that computer, Christmas presents, crimes committed in the region require codes, and these systems suitcase and clothing stolen. this summer (as reported in should be utilised to foil offend- Thefts: Stainless steel water Wednesday’s Courier), Police in ers obtaining value from stolen tank from Arapuni Road prop- the region have been dealing with goods. erty. Blue Subaru legacy (XP an unprecedented increase in SUMMARY OF CRIME IN THE 3849) from Osbornes Transport property crimes. WEEK PRIOR TO CHRISTMAS yard. Steadcraft 5 metre boat, Acting Senior Sergeant Gael Arrests: Man for theft and 65hp Evinrude outboard motor Mockford says burglaries and trying to fraudulently obtain and trailer from Townshend Road thefts historically increase dur- goods. Woman for trespassing at property. Two subwoofers from ing this period, usually because Waikeria Prison and for hinder- boot of car parked at Carlton it is simply easier pickings for ing and resisting a prison ofﬁcial. Street address. Owner asleep in offenders. Man for warrant for failing to ap- back seat and offender seen and But this year the rise has been pear in court and breaching bail. later arrested. Handbag from worse than usual, a trend echoed Man for EBA. Man for driving The Ale House. Bag located in throughout the Waikato and King while disqualiﬁed. Car impound- rubbish outside with cards and Country. ed. Man for disorderly behaviour. licence stolen. Handbag from The Ms Mockford says there are Burglaries: Chatsﬁeld Dairy. Redoubt. Contained sunglasses, obviously some links between a Phone cards and confectionary phone, cash, keys and make-up. number of the burglaries, with stolen. Earlybird Foodbar. Drinks Laptop computer, bag, wallet, carefully planned offending in stolen. Waipa District Council. cards and cash from car parked Hamilton, Te Awamutu, Cam- Laptop computers and computer at Ballance Street address. Stain- bridge, Te Kuiti and Otorohanga. monitor stolen. Fonterra Trans- less steel BBQ and patio heater She says the burglars had port. Laptop computer, digital from Downs Street property. similar means of entry, targeted camera and overhead projector A worker at San Michele isolated properties and stole simi- stolen. Bayley Road residence. Resthome also disturbed a male lar items. DVDs, stereo, TV and clothing Maori intruder on the premises. This year laptop computers and stolen. Christie Avenue residence. The offender knocked the staff high-tech home electronics have DVD player, alcohol, Christmas member as he ran from the rear been popular. presents and car stolen. Car in- of the premises. Ms Mockford expects another volved in a crash in Morrinsville Police also received a complaint wave of reported offending to then recovered abandoned in the from a woman that she had been come next week as more people town later in day. Ohaupo Road assaulted three times by her return for their holidays. residence. DVD player, laptop partner. She says it is an important time to think about security, especially Fire Brigade notebook 012TC021-07 in relation to the identiﬁcation of property. Te Awamutu Volunteer Fire Walmsley Street. Owners should keep a list of Brigade has attended the fol- December, 29. Private ﬁre serial numbers as these are the lowing matters: Farm Machinery Centre best and quickest means for po- December, 19. Animal rescue, alarm, Alexandra Street. January, 1. House ﬁre, Kaora lice to identify and return stolen Cambridge Road. PHONE 07 872 0291 property, and be in a position to December, 20. Meter board on Street, Kawhia. January, 4. Car ﬁre, Pokuru. apprehend and gain convictions ﬁre. Flat Road. Warren Longman (027) 289 6263 for offenders. January, 5. Rubbish ﬁre in December, 25. Hangi ﬁre, TELEPHONE - 07 872 0232 FACSIMILE - 07 871 8190 She says valuable items without Station Road. Private ﬁre park, Alexandra Street. Private serial numbers, such as jewellery alarm, Alexandra Street. ﬁre alarm, Paterangi School. HAMILTON TOLL FREE - 07 849 6000 and art, should be photographed, December, 27. Oven ﬁre, January, 6. Rubbish ﬁre, 859 OHAUPO ROAD, TE AWAMUTU both for insurance and identiﬁca- Racecourse Road. Raeburne Street. Woodchips tion purposes. December, 28. 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CONTACT: Kay Water Services Ltd, 130 Bruce Berqiust Drive, Te Awamutu, your local authorised Grundfos dealer, for your new Grundfos mineral injection system. 192RR022/06 Phone 07 871 8811 or 0274 780 883 PAGE 8 Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 Grows ‘like a devil’ Jan Walker doesn’t pro- 0120712AD fess to be much of a gar- dener - there’s not enough time to look after ﬂowers and horses. So it is with some sur- prise she has had success with two giant cacti - by doing nothing. About 10 years ago she put two cuttings about 30cm long into the ground Just spend the qualifying right beside ‘The Devil’s Stable’ at her and partner Ian Vincent’s St Ledger amount in one Road property. While the cactus grew strongly every year, it transaction at any of the never ﬂowered until a couple of years ago. At ﬁrst there were a *3 participating handful of ﬂowers, last year about 60 and this year over 200 - making a businesses below spectacular display. Mrs Walker says the blooms seem to like the and... heat off the stable and come out progressively throughout the day and SAVE UP TO make a great sight late afternoon and early evening. They only last about four days. GIANT cacti in spect- acular full ﬂower dwarf Jan Walker at her St C PER Ledger Road property. 30 LITRE AT T.M.L. GASOLINE ALLEY CHURCHILL STREET *John Haworth Betta Electrical minimum spend $50 (Excludes contracting & servicing) *Te Awamutu Wines and Spirits minimum spend $40 *Te Awamutu Pharmacy minimum spend $25 * Conditions Apply One valid docket = 6c per litre discount regardless of how many times the Servo Savers offer appears on the back of our receipt. Servo Savers have participating 012TC010-07 businesses throughout the North Island. You can save up to 18c per litre by shopping at the 3 local outlets in 012TC015/07 Main South Road, Te Awamutu. Ph (07) 871 3079 www.wilksbrooke.co.nz Te Awamutu alone! Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 PAGE 9 CRIMELINE 65 Sloane Street, Te Awamutu Te Awamutu Police 872 0100 Monday, January 1: EMERGENCY 111 Burglaries: Bryce Street residence. Frozen meat Ph (07) 871 7189 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Te Awamutu Police have dealt with the follow- and X-Box stolen. Te Kawa Road residence. Aus- ing matters: tralian cash stolen. Te Tahi Road residence. Lap- Tuesday, December 26: top computer, DVD player, VCR, DVD’s and food Burglary of Swarbrick Drive residence report- stolen. Vehicle also entered. AUCTION - RELIABLE DRYSTOCK OPERATION ed. Playstation 2, games, two cellphones, wallet Intentional damage to car parked in Park Road and keys stolen. reported. Wednesday, December 27: Tuesday, January 2: Man arrested for breaching bail. Theft of $100 note from customer of Alan’s Sec- Thursday, December 28: ondhand Store reported. Two male Maori enter Arrests: Four men for burglary of Waipa Dis- store at about 11am and one offender takes note trict Council ofﬁces. Man for disorderly behav- customer is handing over to pay for items. Second iour. man has a sword. Offenders described as aged be- Burglary of Waipa District Council ofﬁces re- tween 16 and 20, one slim and one stocky. ported. Computer equipment stolen. Wednesday, January 3: Burglary and arson of Walmsley Street resi- Burglary of Kakaramea Road residence report- dence reported. ed. Nothing stolen. Friday, December 29: Thursday, January 4: Man arrested for EBA. Two men arrested for theft of a mailbox. MANGAWHIO FARMS 300.7900HA (743.252 ACRES) Burglaries: Herbert Street residence. Playsta- Car stolen from Hamilton found on ﬁre on Mor- tion 2 stolen. Rotongata Road residence. Nothing gan Road. • Situated 55km East-South East of • High calibre of improvements. stolen. Man apprehended for shoplifting from The Te Awamutu Comfortable 5 bedroom homestead, Theft of a cellphone from The Redoubt report- Warehouse. • Contour varies from ﬂat to easy 3 stand woolshed, 12 ASHB milking ed. Item returned. Theft of a battery from truck parked behind shed, (3 phase power) calf rearing Saturday, December 30: main street stores reported. rolling with the back country shed and 2 x implement sheds. described as medium hill. Arrests: Two men for disorderly behaviour. Theft of a welldrilling truck from Barham Unit- COMMENT: Man for failing to report to probation. ed Welldrillers reported. • Consistently wintering 3,600-3,800 Attempted burglary of Pollard Drive resi- Friday, January 5: su. Combination of breeding ewes, An appealing property in what is generally regarded as summer safe dence reported. Offender disturbed and runs Arrests: Man for theft of above truck. Man for dairy cows, bulls and steers and off. Tracked by dogs to nearby residence where a warrant to appear in court. replacement heifers. - eczema free environment. party is in progress. Offender not identiﬁed. Saturday, January 6: 012TC016/07 OPEN DAY: 829 Mangawhio Road, Ngaroma Disorder on Mangapiko Street related to brawl Arrests: Man for burglary. Two men for breach- in Kihikihi previous night. Two men identiﬁed ing bail. Tuesday 16th January 2007, 10am - 1pm and arrested for taking part in the brawl. Intentional damage: Car parked in Puniu Road. TO BE AUCTIONED: Friday 26th January 2007 at 2pm Sunday, December 31: Exterior shop lights in Lyon Street. Shop window Theft of a car from Eden Avenue reported. in Sloane Street. Ngaroma Hall, Wairehi Road, Ngaroma. Auctioneer: Stuart Gudsell Located in Ascot Place and returned. Offender Victim Support is available in Te Awamutu For further information please contact the below marketing agents. identiﬁed. through Te Awamutu Police. Contact: Stuart Gudsell - A/h: 07 871 4154, 021 951 737 Contact: Bob Wilson - A/h: 07 870 1827, 0274 977 113 Justices of Peace ranks on the rise Te Awamutu Jus- turu, Lynette Stafford training events and an appointed to the new tices of the Peace were of Kawhia, and more informative meeting position of branch liai- EDUCATION FEATURE 2007 updated on the bill recently, Debbie Pilk- addressed by commu- son training ofﬁcer. Thursday 18th January revamping the provi- ington of Te Rau-a-moa nity constable Richard sions of the 1957 Act and Jacqui Wellington Hurrell. If you wish to advertise your school, at their annual general of Wharepapa South. The branch, which Weather Min C 0 Max Rain C0 mm after school care, courses, school gear etc meeting. Four more nomina- comprises 65 mem- Arohena - - - The new bill is ex- tions have been for- bers covering a wide Kihikihi - - - call.... pected to be enacted warded to Wellington area, returned Pamela Heather or sometime this year. for consideration. Groube as president, Ngahinapouri Parawera 11 - 24 25 - - Dorinda Four Justices of the During 2006, Te Bill Fullerton as vice Pirongia Pokuru - 14 - 26 26 - 012TC032-07 Peace were sworn in Awamutu Branch en- president and Norris on 871 5151 during the year - Fiona joyed two highly suc- Hall as branch regis- Te Awamutu Te Kawa West - - - - - - Scott of Oparau-Hau- cessful dinners, various trar. 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Feature-rich with Ofﬁcers and 42 other a long life, rust-resistant, ratings, Shannon grad- uated in a combined high-impact alloy chassis. Ideal parade last month, for damp, humid or coastal after initial training at the Navy Leader- climates. Victa’s a winner! ship and Development Group in Devonport. Shannon has com- 4 stroke or 2 stroke • pleted training cover- ing general service 19” cut • knowledge, kit main- Mulch or catch • tenance and presenta- tion, naval ceremonial Shannon Heke being awarded his certiﬁcate from the Navy’s New Entry and parade training, School Ofﬁcer - Lieutenant Commander Dave Casey. Photo: NZDF Ofﬁcial. physical education and recreational training, terminology and rou- Joint Forces, Rear a period of leave over weapon training, basic tines, and naval excel- Admiral Jack Steer, the Christmas period seamanship, situ- lence - all designed to reviewed the parade, prior to commencing ational self-leadership, provide a foundation of welcomed the trainees further branch/trade sea survival, damage skills for his career in to the Navy and award- training - specialising control and ﬁre ﬁght- the Navy. ed the prizes. as a seaman combat ing, ﬁrst aid, shipboard The Commander Shannon is enjoying specialist. Two-calling Tyquin coming to town Darren Tyquin is a colourful Mr Tyquin and his wife Jill broadcaster, Victorian station character who combines his will be sharing some amazing Radio 3UZ. strong Christian faith with a stories about how their goals After he and his wife moved love of horse racing. have been fulﬁlled and of his to New Zealand in 1999, he was Known in the racing indus- recent appointment by the New appointed race caller for meet- try as ‘The Reverent’ - he is Zealand Racing Board as senior ings in the Te Aroha, Matamata, respected in both major areas race caller - taking over from Tauranga, Rotorua group. of his life. Reon Murtha who is stepping He has also been involved The Christian Centre has ar- down after 47 years as premier with calling for other clubs and 012TC008-07 ranged for him to speak at Tay- South Island caller. has had a role with Trackside lor’s Restaurant this Sunday, at Mr Tyquin’s own impressive Television. three miracle healing meetings track record covers a race call- For more information about that take place from 10am, 2pm ing career that started in 1982 Sunday’s meetings, contact and 7pm (admission free). with Australia’s leading race Bruce Judd at 027 246 8664. 012TC019-07 Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 PAGE 11 Paddy’s Day theme for 012TC013-07 Food and Wine Festival The Lions Club of Te Awamutu attend - part of the growth and will also be entertainment for 2007 Food and Wine Festival fundraising strategy for Lions. the children. coincides with St Patrick’s Day, But the $10 entry for adults Tickets are available from a good excuse to bring another (children are free) includes a Tuesday, and with limited dimension to the growing and souvenir wine glass, handy for numbers available, those popular event. all the sampling. wanting to attend are advised Saturday, March 17 - the last A number of well known to buy early. day or daylight saving - will see wineries and boutique breweries They are available from a touch of the blarney come to are already conﬁrmed, plus Te Awamutu, Cambridge Selwyn Park. many food outlets will be serving and Dinsdale Liquorlands, • NANCY MULLER Building on the success of last Te Awamutu i-SITE Visitor their various specialties. • BARRY TUNNICLIFF year’s event, the 2007 Festival Information Centre, Rosetown will include all day live music, Entertainment runs all day Print, Te Awamutu Jewellery • COLLIN & CO from 10am until 6pm. • MURRAY MCPHERSON including an Irish concert over Boutique and Te Awamutu lunchtime. The ﬁnale will be the 3 Motors. (HANK SNOW) APPEARING: A number of the exhibitors Brothers Band - the three For more information, or to TE AWAMUTU plus GARRY SPAIN will be including an Irish theme, and there will be both Nooyen boys of Vilagrad fame - showing off their musical enquire about being part of the event, phone the Te Awamutu COLLEGE HALL 7.30PM Guinness and Murphy’s famous talents. i-SITE Visitor Information 3RD FEBRUARY brews on hand. Food, tasting and drinks will Centre (871 3259) or check the TICKETS FROM: This year there is a charge to be available all day and there www.teawamutu.co.nz website. TE AWAMUTU I-SITE, BIN INN, RAY THURGOOD (07) 870 1551 + DOOR SALES ADULTS $20 - CHILD $10 Diamond couple celebrate From page 5. For more than 20 years they as much as possible, but in a They leased the farm and Mr were keen square dancers, a smaller, more manageable van Pittams came to work at the pig hobby which got them out of the these days. farm at Korakonui. house, kept them ﬁt and took They say it was terriﬁc to Mrs Pittams worked at them around the world. receive well wishes from fam- Tokanui Hospital for a time as As well as dancing their way ily and friends after 60 years around New Zealand, the Pit- together and the celebrations food supervisor. tams also visited Australia, were a real thrill. The couple initially lived at America and Canada - all in the Another thrill was the card the pig farm, but had bought a name of square dancing. from Her Majesty. section in Te Awamutu and pro- When the dancing got a bit Mr Pittams says he used to ceeded to build a new home - the much for them, they joined the joke about living to 100 to get a same home they are still in. New Purpose Built Units As well as farming together Motor Caravan Association, bought a motor home and con- message from Queen Elizabeth. He says he will still do it, or die for so many years, the Pittams tinued their love of travel. trying, and looks forward to an- have enjoyed the same hobbies. They still get on the road other card. Workshop - Storage - Manufacturing PRIME TE AWAMUTU LOCATION 2 still available Phone Mark 0274 965 629 318RR007-06 012TC038-07 012TC020-07 PAGE 12 Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 Kara rides in great grandfather’s ‘hoofsteps’ as clerk of course Filled Boxing Day role at Pirongia races with aplomb F! $1000 OF SV650 The SV650 is a superb naked V-twin sports bike. $1000 off! Avail- able in red, grey, silver or blue. LOW PRIC E ! LT-Z400K6 The LT-Z400 is a powerful liquid cooled 4-stroke with unbeatable value. $2000 off! Available in yellow or white. KARA ADAM enjoys the challenge of the important role of clerk of the course at the Pirongia Boxing Day races. Photo supplied. By Grant Johnston to the mid 1960s. He was also out of the local Hollinshead sta- Biggest present of the festive master of the hunt at Rangitikei bles as John’s Choice, but these season for Te Awamutu 17- Hunt Club. days does open eventing under year-old, Kara Adam, came on Kara’s parents are Steve and the name of Whata Dude. 132 Kihikihi Road, Julie Adam of Parklands Road. When the course announcer Te Awamutu Boxing Day. She was called in as an ‘11th explained the connection be- Phone 871 3079 It should have been no sur- hour’ replacement when the tween Kara and her great www.wilksbrooke.co.nz prise that she made a great ﬁst woman who was scheduled to grandfather, there was an 012TC026-07 of being clerk of the course at act as clerk of the course was emotional reaction from some Pirongia Boxing Day races - she unable to ofﬁciate. - including Kara herself. ‘had the breeding’ for the job. Her 16 hands high chestnut Len Gore, a trainer who had a Kara’s great grandfather, the Toby is an ex race horse and horse racing at Pirongia, made late Percy Adam, was clerk of along with Kara did an impec- himself known to Kara and ex- the course at Rangitikei Racing cable job on the day. plained that he had known her Club in the late 1950s through By Stark South, Toby raced great grandfather well. 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For appointments call 021 463 543. www.teawamutu.net/spca 012TC022-07 C A R T A G E C O N T R A C T O R • Transporting all types of Bulk MISMATCH: Emily Hudson (Te Awamutu College) up against Nathan Twaddle (world champion) and Wairangi Jones (College deputy principal) in the erg competition at Karapiro. Photo supplied Product to your satisfaction A group of Te Awamutu Col- range of topics - personal history, Bruce Crowther of Finn and • Sand - Metal - Lime, etc. lege students enjoyed the op- portunity to get one over deputy sports history, achievements, mo- tivation etc. Partners said the day’s outing was not a recruitment drive for principal Wairangi Jones prior to An erg competition followed to rowers (or accountants). • Truck and loader hire 181TC026/05 the Christmas holidays. ﬁnd the best performer to row off “The group did not include row- Banklink, principal sponsors against Mr Jones. ers, or any high achievers from of New Zealand Rowing, selected The students were also taken other sports. Finn and Partners Chartered Ac- on a tour of the Rowing New Zea- “It is hoped, however, that the countants to have the services of land facilities to see the rowing visit may beneﬁt the students in worldchampionpairNathanTwad- boats and training equipment. their future development.” dle and George Bridgewater. Finn and Partners nominated Te Awamutu College to be the Ballinger open singles champ recipients of this privilege. Noel Ballinger beat Mick by Ballinger on ends 17-19 Mr Jones took 15 Year 9 and Barron 22-16 despite winning proved decisive. 10 boys and girls by bus to Lake only 11 of 23 ends in the ﬁnal In the semi-ﬁnals, Ballinger Pirongia Road, RD6 Phone 871 4366 • Fax 871 5401 Karapiro. of the men’s open singles at Te ousted Laurie Greenaway 21- Te Awamutu Mobile 0274 78 78 30 The students heard from Twad- Awamutu Bowling Club. 10, while Barron eliminated dle and Bridgewater on a wide An eight shot winning streak Bruce Amas 21-14. STARTS BOXING DAY WHO CARES? WE DO... Do you know you have a choice of where you receive your HOSPITAL CARE in Te Awamutu San Michele Hospital provides quality residential care 14 GEORGE STREET, WAREHOUSE COMPLEX, for the elderly and disabled. TE AWAMUTU, O wned Why not drop in and meet our friendly team 355TC011/06 Locally e d PHONE 871 8540 erat and Op Phone 871 6226 and ask for Ethne or Denise 325TC034-06 175 College Street, Te Awamutu PAGE 14 Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 Mini stock whiz kid 012TC025-07 ur area ... In yo Long Reach Excavators OUR EXPERIENCE • 100’s of ponds & lakes • 100’s of acres of swamp & scrub to productive land • 1000’s of sections & house sites • Miles of roads & drains OUR SPECIALITY • Miles of hump & hollow • Swamp & scrub rehab • Drain, lakes & pond clearing • Lifestyle blocks • Roading If it’s DIRT we DO it! 0800 686 294 radius DEBRA BROCKELSBY with her Datsun 1200 between races at Kihikihi Speedway. By Colin Thorsen way nation-wide, while produc- teenager. Photo supplied windsor court resthome There was much jubilation tion saloons are also booming Her Datsun 1200 creates plen- among the ‘fairer sex’ after all locally. ty of interest with its quirky ex- three mini stock races were won “It’s great to see so many girls pressions - like ‘Blondie, warn- by female drivers at McDonald’s taking up the sport and enjoy- ing legally blonde’, ‘Push past or • Ensuite room available Kihikihi Speedway. ing their share of success.” get off my arse’ and ‘Sexy babes Brockelsby says a lot of her drive cars’. “It just proves that girls can Matamata school mates race Brockelsby became interested • Extensive activities programme do anything if they put their mini stocks, mostly at Paradise in speedway as a spectator mind to it,” says race one win- ner Amy Pitt (15) of Huntly. Raceway in Rotorua. watching her father (Graham) • Weekly trips in our bus with hoist It was the second year run- race his Chev saloon at Waihi Matamata’s Debra Brockels- ning that she has chalked up a and Bay Park. by (15) took out race two, while win at Kihikihi, to go with her “I told him that I wanted to • Easy access gardens to enjoy Mount Maunganui’s Kristin other victory at Huntly in a ca- become a speedway driver and Vermeulen completed the clean- sweep winning race three. reer spanning three years. She was sixth in the 2005 the rest is history - I started the following year.” • Rural Setting with views of Mt Pirongia “I’ve had a good run at Bay mini stock stampede at Kihikihi She says the boys don’t like Park, Waihi and Waharoa, so it’s and qualiﬁed in the top 25 out the girls beating them. “They nice to take the chequered ﬂag at Kihikihi,” says Vermeulen. of 125 starters in the mini stock paradise at Rotorua. don’t say much but we know they’re hurting.” Phone Petra 0800 823 999 Speedway president Roger “The car’s had a new paint “I’d really like to race a sprint A Radius Residential Care Facility Wells says mini stocks are the job this year, so I’m feeling good car one day, with dad funding it, fastest growing section of speed- about everything,” says the but they’re really expensive.” 012TC035/07 G Prices reat We wish everyone a prosperous G W reat alls New Year and look forward to 150 x 50 H4 TG & V your continuing support. Retaining Wall Timber $3.00 + GST/mtr While Stocks Last cash sales/ex-yard/pkt lots 012TC031-07 Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 PAGE 15 Brenton Thompson off to -FARMERS- under-17 cricket nationals We are Y our Te Awamutu batsman Bren- ton Thompson has played his way into the Northern Districts ment to accompany his Ham- ilton Boys High School 1st XI team in the Gillette Cup ﬁnals Rural Specialists representative cricket team for the national under-17 tourna- ment in Napier from January in Palmerston North. Waikato Valley is keen to pro- mote the game of cricket in our 16-24. region. Several of the Black Caps We now have a development Providing cost effective launched their careers repre- senting ND at this level, includ- ofﬁcer at junior level, Grant Robinson, who is based at Sed- ing Daryl Tuffey, Scott Styris, don Park in Hamilton. solutions for... Daniel Vettori and Robbie Hart. The team was selected after All boys aged 10 years up- wards are eligible to trial for the completion of the Northern the Waikato Valley South teams Districts under-17 tournament at under-14, under-15 and un- at the Harry Barker Reserve in der-17 level. Gisborne last month. Local Waikato Valley com- Thompson was one of seven mittee person for our region is Te Awamutu players in the Janine Missen. Waikato Valley South team, The under-17 team to Gis- along with Andrew Powell, Pe- borne was the ﬁrst to go to a ter West, Matthew Seabright, tournament under the new George Hollobon, Stu Weal and BRENTON THOMPSON name of Waikato Valley South. Peter Bocock. Midway through last year an He top scored at the tourna- West opened both the batting amalgamation was formed be- ment with 87 in a thrilling one and bowling. His top score with tween Midlands Junior Cricket wicket loss to Bay of Plenty the bat was 69 to go with best and Thames Valley Junior Coastlands. bowling ﬁgures of 1-19 off 10 Cricket, resulting in the mi- Waikato Valley South scored overs and 3-8 off seven overs. nor association now known as 246 off their allotted 50 overs. Powell’s wicket-keeping was Waikato Valley. In a nail-biting ﬁnish, Coast- reportedly of a high standard There are still two represent- ● Contouring and land development lands took the game with one throughout the entire tourna- ative teams (a South team and a 319RR023/05 ball to spare. ment. Plains team) but the boundaries ● Feed pads and building sites Other players to have out- Peter Bocock, who came to the have changed to encourage a standing tournaments and who party with useful run contribu- more even spread of players. were unlucky not to make the tions most matches and had a South now incorporates the ND team were Peter West and top score of 47, made a quick Midlands region plus the wider keeper Andrew Powell. turn around after the tourna- Matamata district. Pirongia Xl triumph over Te Awamutu Sports Gold in run-fest Pirongia headed at Pirongia. Best of the Gold Brett Christopher 41, Te Awamutu Sports Dave Pickering made team’s bowlers were Graeme Stewart 41, Gold by 11 runs when a ﬂying start to the Calvin Blyde with 4-33 Calvin Blyde 29 and the opening round of new year top scoring and Webber Stewart Janus Botha 23 all Waikato Valley second with 72. 2-46. made useful contribu- division championship Hamish Crooks 48, Te Awamutu Sports tions. commenced on Satur- Richard Douch 40 and Gold made a good ﬁst Andrew McPherson day. Mark Harrison 39no of trying to reach their 2-23, and Richard The Mountain Men also looked in good target, ﬁnishing on Douch 2-15 enjoyed posted a formidable touch after the holiday 254/9. success at the bowling 265 all out batting ﬁrst break. Hamish Forsman 51, crease. OPEN HOME: Sunday 14th Jan, 1 - 1.45pm PLUS + PLUS + PLUS + ● Farm races ● Farm drainage 1 Gibson Lane, Te Awamutu. 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FROM $12,990 $8,990 $8,990 SPECIAL PRICE - DRIVEAWAY SPECIAL PRICE - DRIVEAWAY SPECIAL PRICE - DRIVEAWAY 97 NISSAN PULSAR SRV 00 NISSAN CHILLER 97 MAZDA PROCEED 4WD 1.5 twincam, 5 dr, only 46kms, Caravan 3.2 diesel, 5spd, factory chiller/ New gen 2.5 inter turbo diesel, full dual SRS, ABS, roof rails, freezer van, neg 7 seater, alloys, bars, rails, new alloys, nudge 18 to freeze, 3 x tinted glass, wide body, bar, nice audio, temp controlled all electrics, stunning in compartments, Mazda select black, mint car, a must see for import, first to high spec! butchers etc, view will buy! No dep tap. mint unit. No dep TAP. 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FROM $13,990 $5,990 $11,990 SPECIAL PRICE - DRIVEAWAY SPECIAL PRICE - DRIVEAWAY SPECIAL PRICE - DRIVEAWAY 95 MITSUBISHI MAGNA GLX-I 97 NISSAN CARAVAN 87 HONDA LEGEND COUPE NZ new, low kms, 2.6 EFi, auto, 4WD, 2.7 diesel, 5 speed, 2.5 V6, full options, registered tow kit, stereo, Dec '95 LWB, switchable 4WD with new WOF, sunroof, reg, nice colour, popular (drive in 2WD or alloys, tidy order, model in excellent 4WD), tow bar, sold drives very nice, condition, be & serviced by us, first in first quick! local van, excellent served, bargain, No dep TAP. order, low kms, a cash only. bargain! No dep TAP. $4,990 $7,990 $1,100 SPECIAL PRICE - DRIVEAWAY SPECIAL PRICE - DRIVEAWAY SPECIAL PRICE - DRIVEAWAY OVER 130 VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM! • FREEPHONE 0800 16 90 90 • PHONE 07 871 4187 • A/Hrs Justin 027 271 4310 • Phil 027 477 8569 No Deposit TAP 009TC024-06 RMVT M100853 www.whmotors.co.nz *Subject to Finance Co approval MAIN SOUTH ROAD • TE AWAMUTU • OPEN 7 DAYS Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 PAGE 17 BUILDERS & TRADESMEN 122TC501-06 318TC503-06 Native Timber PLUMBING Joinery Ltd • Melteca Kitchens T.A. TILES • Plumbing Urban and Rural Specialists • Spouting Specialists in porcelain, ceramic • Timber Kitchens and mosaic tiles • Gas Fitting • Heating • Stairs • Exterior & Interior Joinery • Drainage • Water Tanks Stockists of Aba grouts and adhesives • Roofing • Plumbing Supplies Master Plumbers 92 Bruce Berquist Drive, Te Awamutu Phone: 871 6188 FULL LAYING SERVICE Email: email@example.com Visit our showroom at: Ph. 07 870 1520 249TC500-05 Cnr Benson/Bond Roads Fax. 07 870 1521 094TC503-06 e T Awamutu IAN. 027 443 4379 290TC501-06 NZ Ltd INTERNAL GUTTER SYSTEMS AND FASCIA - Internal gutter new or replaced John Wood - Choice of 5” or 6” continuous spouting 0274 778 736 - Wide range of colours Phone 07 870 5020 - New and existing homes Roche Street, Te Awamutu FREE consultation on all spouting services 010TC500-06 Phone Hamish Watson today 0800 772887 0274 GUTTER or 07 843 6327 080TC500-06 488837 R U RAL PROFESS IONALS Russ Water Services Alpha Electrical 24 hour guaranteed service (est 1986) SPECIALISTS IN: We POOL our ✔ Dairy farm installation, knowledge to give automation & maintenance you the best ✔ Industrial - Commercial - Residential ■ SEPTIC TANKS ✔ Installations - Alterations - Maintenance ■ COWSHED SUMPS With the pool season upon us, we provide complete pool ■ ALL TRADE WASTES Phone. 870 1060 108TC503-06 services so that you can have the pure fun & enjoyment of your pool! • Pool valet service Fax. 870 1062 871 5609 ALL HOURS 250TC507/99 Ring to book & management • Pool Sales, construction, your FREE Onsite 50 point refurbishment • Commercial, domestic, school pools EFFLUENT Rosetown Waikato Fencing Digger & Truck Hire pre-season service check • Pumps & filtration systems • Automatic pool cleaners • Salt pools & chlorinators POND CLEANING • Free water testing, – Moving Spray irrigator – • Residential fences • Retaining walls • Section clearing • Site work recommendations & chemicals • Solar heating, heat pumps, – Environmentally friendly – • Farm races • Rock breaker • Post driving gas & electric • Spa pools sales & service • Hole drilling 250mm-600mm • Large range of products Experienced Owner/Operator • 6 Wheeler trucks and trailers & accessories instore • 8 Wheeler transporter up to 16 tonne MARK and DEBBIE WEAL 0800 RUSS WATER Visit our Retail Shop 249TC504-05 Te Rahu Road, Te Awamutu Phone Rodney 0274 926 008 182TC504/03 871 3100 496 Ohaupo Rd Phone (07) 871 6437, 027 4 514 732 A/H 07 870 2282 080TC503-06 CORBOY Dial An Expert T.D.C.C.H EARTHMOVERS LTD un ts ” Now available in QUALIFIED RURAL “w he n ex pe rie nc e co • Excavator Hire COLOUR WORKFORCE • Contouring & Bulldozing • Farm Drainage & Racework BLACK & WHITE $41.50 + GST • Milking • General labour • Truck & Loader Hire COLOUR $51.50 + GST • Fencing • Knapsack weed spraying • Grader & Rollers CASUAL $56.50 + GST • Metal Supplies & Cartage Best in the district ~ references available of Aggregates For bookings & more DON’T MISS OUT BOOK NOW! Ph Cactus • Underpass Installation information contact 038TC500-06 (07) 871 1803 • Driveway Hotmixing and Alan Price...871 5151 phone 0800 845 322 Chipsealing 280TC501-03 website: www.tdcch.co.nz 012TC009-07 PAGE 18 Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 RAFFLES FINANCIAL TO LET TO LET TO LET Formal Notices PIPE Band, winner no. NO one knows farm KIHIKIHI share TWO bedroom unit, 22, B. Siemonek. Thank you for your finance better, Fraser Farm Finance. Phone A1 SELF house, $75 p/w plus expenses. Phone 871- very handy, private, carport, $190, three BIRTHS IN MEMORIAM support. (021) 951-170. STORAGE 6682. weeks bond. Phone FURNISS. Greig, New facility, many 871-6234. ROCHDALE U16 sizes, good rates, Sonia and Austin are Marching Team, raf- FOR HIRE security and 7 LANDLORDS delighted to announce fle winners results. day access. Wishing your property PUBLIC NOTICES the arrival of their 1st, 189 L Campbell, to be managed by a baby girl, Emjay Phone 871-6164 2nd, 938 J Batey, 3rd, or (0274) 783 085 recognised professional? ALCOHOLICS Pearl, born on De- 711 R Brew, 4th 859 cember 16th, 2006, TENANTS ANONYMOUS DERBYSHIRE - K Dodunski. Thank weighing 4230 gms Needing help finding If you want to you for your support. (9lb 5oz) at River Ridge Birth Centre. A Betty. Sixteen years later, still loved and CABIN accommodation which suits your needs? drink, that’s your business big thanks to all our missed by family and PERSONAL ON YOUR SITE IF YOU WANT TO family and friends for friends. Contact Francene STOP, THAT’S OURS all their support and FOR property convey- on 871-7146, a special thanks to CHURCH NOTICES ancing matters call Mobile Phone 871-4072 870-4991, James Par- or 870-3463 our awesome midwife lane Solicitor. (027) 289-3952 PO Box 194 A warm welcome Michelle Keen. 871-6287 a/h Te Awamutu awaits you this LADIES available Waipa Property MORRISON. Tony Sunday Many uses. Fully insulated, and Alison (nee from 11am. Phone Link Ltd. MREINZ Spence) are proud to at our 9.30am 870-3479 or (027) 344- TABLE linen hire, power, 3.6m x 2.4m KAWHIA 3749. No texting. Sincerity Drycleaners. Rent only $45 p/w, ONE bedroom, large announce the early service held at plus delivery, FIREWORKS but safe arrival of RATANUI Lodge is Phone 871-5471. flat, close to town, St John’s Minimum 6 months $160 p/w. Phone 871- their son Blake Liam. offering respite care My sincere thanks to A cute little brother Anglican Church For a detailed brochure 2171 or (0274) 407- all who contributed in Ohaupo. Phone (07) FOR LEASE Phone 0800-111-344 for Cheyanne. Born Arawata Street, 823-8361 or (021) 184- 101. financially to the New December 20, 2006 at Te Awamutu 1617. INDUSTRIAL board- or visit us on the web Year’s Eve fireworks. 11.25pm weighing Contact: George SHAPE up for sum- ing for lease, 85m², www.cabin4u.co.nz SAFE ‘N’ SOUND It is with your help the 2440 gms (5lbs 6oz), New Year celebrations at Waikato Women’s 871-9738 mer, lose 2-10kg, ideal for busi- STORAGE display continues Hospital, many easy. Phone (08) 329- ness/storage, moni- FLATMATE to be enjoyed by tored alarm included, Lock up thanks to all con- K I HI K I HI 5187. yard space, $200 p/w. WANTED storage units so many. cerned. PRESBYTERIAN Phone (0274) 407-101. LOOKING for a flat- Lou Sherman - Organiser PEARSON. Michael TUITION Electric Security Fence C H UR C H mate to join two 24/7 access and Christina are young girls at a cost proud to announce Sunday, WANTED TO RENT of $100 a week for Camera and patrolled PUBLIC NOTICE the arrival of Harri- January 14 DEFENSIVE rent. Newly built surveillance Section 64(3) son Nicholas Michael, 9.30am: DRIVING PROFESSIONAL house in good area of Phone 871-2171 Sale of Liquor Act born December 29, working couple, seek- 1989 Morning Worship COURSES ing house to rent in Te Awamutu. Please or (0274) 407-101 2006, weighing 3350 phone Shannon Ing- Te Awamutu Rugby gms (7lb 6oz). A little Rev. F Levi Phone now rural area, references Proud to be Locally ham 8.00am - 5.00pm Sports and Recrea- brother for Katelyn, Everyone Welcome Gary Gwynne available. Phone (07) on (07) 871-5630 or owned and operated tion Club (Inc) has Jacob, Matthew, Enquiries Rev F Levi 884-4317. call in and see her at made application to Lucah and Jaedi. 871-6011 07 827-4443 REGISTERED nurse Ingham Honda Te TE AWAMUTU the District Licensing Many thanks to our Awamutu. Agency at Waipa Dis- awesome midwife requires two - three SELF STORAGE FORMAL NOTICES bedroom house. Pref- From $17 p/w trict Council, Te Awa- Isabella Watson and mutu for the renewal the staff at MAFAU. erably semi rural, be- FOUR bedroom house, 24hr access tween Te Awamutu Kihikihi, paddock for Camera Surveillance of a club Licence in DEATH NOTICES Te Awamutu and Hamilton. Phone livestock, $300 p/w. PH: (07) 856-7584 respect of the prem- ises situated at Albert Sue (021) 145-2905. Phone Jan 870-6317 or (027) 608-1749 CRESSWELL - Ray- Funeral Services Ltd TWO bedroom home, home or (07) 823-2080 THREE bedroom farm Park Drive, Te Awa- mutu. mond John Gilbert. work. Passed away peace- close to town, careful cottage, Korokonui The general nature of fully in Tauranga on tenants. Phone 871- area, no dogs, refer- the business conducted FOUR bedroom house, December 31, 2006 in 4720. ences required. Phone under the licence is three levels, double his 90th year. Beloved garage, $260 p/w. (07) 572-3571. Sports Club. husband of the late Phone David 871- The days on which and Beryl. Much loved THREE bedrooms plus father of May, Lucy, Alexandra House Catering 7833. office, double garage, the hours during which the liquor is sold under vacant January 22, Gordon, Trixie, 570 ALEXANDRA STREET, TE AWAMUTU $300 p/w. Phone 872- the licence are Monday Robert, Raymond, CHURCH NOTICES to Thursday 6.00pm to John and their fami- – Office, Chapel and Reception Lounge – 7972. 10.00pm, Friday lies. A service was For compassionate and caring service call TE AWAMUTU PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH THREE - four bed- 5.00pm to 12 midnight, held in Tauranga on rooms, deck, fireplace, Saturday 12 noon to 12 January 3, 2007. Rest David and Helen Houppermans St Andrew’s ~ SUNDAY, JANUARY 14 midnight and Sunday garage, large section, 096TC203-06 in peace Pop. Paul L’Huillier or Ian Croft $280 p/w. Phone (09) 12 noon to 10.00pm. MORGAN - Graeme Member of Griefcare and FDANZ 9.00am: Rev. Diane 820-2622 or (027) 229- The application may be Lewis. (Formerly of 10.15am: at Baptist Church Enquiries to 7909. inspected during ordi- Parawera). On Janu- ary 8, 2007 at home, PHONE (07) 871 5131 ALL HOURS Guest speaker from the US 871-6609 TIDY three bedroom nary office hours at the office of the Te Awa- after a battle with cottage in Pukeatua mutu District Licens- cancer. Loved and CHURCH NOTICES For more information see our website area, no dogs, $140 ing Agency at Waipa cherished husband of p/w. Phone (07) 872- on www.teawamutu.net/standrews 011TC202/07 4711. District Council, 101 Jocelyn for 45 years. TE AWAMUTU Bank Street, Te Awa- THE CHURCH @ Loved and respected TIDY three bedroom mutu. father and father-in- law of Brenda, Suz- BIBLE CHAPEL home at Te Awamutu. Any person who is en- TE AWAMUTU Walking distance to titled to object and who anne and Graeme Chapel Drive, Te Awamutu 3800 town, careful tenants Branford (South Aus- wishes to object to the with good references grant of the application tralia), Gwyn and Sunday, January 14, 2007 1310 Racecourse Rd - Ph 871-3888 only. Please phone may, not later than 10 Tracey, and Rodney 10.00am: LIFE LINK - A series on (07) 825-0199. and Kirsten. Much working days after the loved Grandad of REFRESH, REVIVE, REJUVENATE SATURDAY - 7pm / SUNDAY - 10am TWO bedroom unit, date of the first publi- Olivia, Samantha and cation of this notice, THE ZONE - for Kids - Sunday 10am close to town, not file a notice in writing Thomas. A celebra- Refresh, Revive, Dawn Raine - (021) 148-2224 suitable for children of the objection with tion of Graeme’s life will be held in the Rejuvenate... TRIBAL YOUTH or pets, access to swimming pool, lim- the Secretary of the District Licensing Seddon Park Chapel, Anthony Campbell - (021) 048-3961 ited off street park- Agency at Waipa Dis- corner Seddon Road ing, $160 p/w. Phone ROSETOWN COUNSELLING ~ 871-3977 trict Council, Private and Somerset Street, (027) 565-6565. Bag 2402, Te Awa- Hamilton on Friday, mutu. January 12, 2007 at CHURCH NOTICES 11.00am, followed by This is the first publi- private cremation. In cation of this notice. lieu of flowers a me- Te Awamutu Christian Centre morial donation to Hospice Waikato A fresh look at THIS Three Miricle life from the Psalms AY UND would be appreciated Healing Meetings and may be posted to S This Sunday PO Box 325, Hamil- This week: “Soul Restoration” ton, or left at the ser- With Jill and Darren Tyquin Creche available vice. All communica- Taylors Restaurant tions to the Morgan During the holidays there is no Greenhill Drive Powerhouse (children’s church), 009TC213-07 Family C/- PO Box 10am - 2pm - 7pm 5523, Frankton, Ham- NITE church or cafe. 011TC201/07 ilton. Seddon Park For more information phone enquiries: 870 2225 Your new testament church in the heart of the Waikato Funeral Home, Ham- firstname.lastname@example.org ilton. FDANZ. Brian 870-2287 - Ofﬁce 871-8667 Your New Testament Church in the heart of the Waikato Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 PAGE 19 SPORTS NOTICES SPORTS NOTICES SPORTS NOTICES FOR SALE GARAGE SALE WANTED TO BUY LIVESTOCK FOR BICHON Maltese SALE ALEXANDRA Street, puppies, m & f, eight Saturday, signs out at HOUSE HEADING/Huntaway weeks, ready now, first vaccination. 9.00am. furniture Household and all WANTED puppies, eight weeks, Phone (07) 872-8099. short haired border- sorts. Three bedrooms, collie bitch (working PIRONGIA WAIPA TENNIS CAKE TINS EVERYTHING must Te Awamutu area, dog, mother of pups), PIRONGIA GOLF GOLF CLUB CLUB FOR hire, boards and go, tools, toys, camp- anything three years. Contact School Holiday paper for sale, ing gear, air strider, considered in Sarah (07) 876-7304 Anniversary Weekend Golf TWILIGHT Programme Renshaws Butchery. kitchen ware, light early to mid or (07) 876-7322. fittings, outboard, $200’s. Mixed 54 hole Monday January 15 Date starting Phone 871-6470. motorcycle gear, etc. LIVESTOCK Sponsored January 16 16 Whitaker Street, Phone 871-8868 Sponsored by then concluding on FIREWOOD WANTED Pirongia Open Ingham Honda Kihikihi, 8am. January 25 SUMMER special, till 27 / 28 January 2007 SATURDAY 13th, Tees open 4 - 6pm All enquiries please the end of February. from 8am, 30 Moule WANTED AC PETFOODS 0930 Shotgun start 5m³ - $150, 10m³ - on Day One Entry $5.00 phone Quentin on Street, Kihikihi, Meals available $8.00 871-5988 $270. Phone (07) 873- household effects. HOUSE sitting posi- Now Buying Entry Fee $40 9190 evenings, mobile tion wanted, prefer Te includes Gross, Nett GRAND PRIZE - $1000 (021) 617-349. Awamutu area. Phone Horses Stableford and Two’s of travel vouchers BUSINESS SUPER PETS (021) 130-9590. 0800-834-222 SHEEP, three ewes, For more Play 5 or more of the last 9 DEALS suit lifestyle block, information email twilights, and those cards go LORIKEETS cuddly GRAZING shorn, $130 the lot. BUSINESS email@example.com into the final night draw on AIR FILLS Phone (07) 872-8099. pets or aviary. Phone AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES or call (07) 872-8170 March 12 ON site filling. Spence (027) 671-5165. Marine phone 871- SIZE 16 plus sixth form girls uniform, Te PALM KERNEL WORK from home, TO LET 7711. VEHICLES hours to suit, extra Awamutu College, WANTED SOURCE NZ $1000 per month. HARCOURTS BLUE RIBBON ONCE skirt and two shirts, $20 each. Phone 871- Immediately available Phone (08) 324-9666. REALTY MREINZ OVER 6391 after 4.00pm. DEAD CARS for delivery, quality product, professional PROPERTIES FOR A thorough clean with Address Suburb Rental Type Bedrooms attention to detail STOVE Cash Paid service, freight options. SALE SHACKLOCK chef, Call SourceNZ on From $60 0508 SOURCENZ U2, 65 Blundell Ave Te Awamutu $200p/w UNT 2 old but goes well, fair Book Now $ * (0508-768-723) RURAL section, 434 Mangapiko Te Awamutu $295p/w HOU 4 condition, $75. Phone U3, 224 Puniu Te Awamutu $175p/w UNT 2 870 1700 for competitive on 3000 m², five minutes 229TC200/06 871-5437 after 6pm. north of town. Phone 162 Raikes Ave Te Awamutu $320p/w HOU 4 farm pricing. TOWBARS Your local palm (0274) 909-294. 5738 Main STUART Law Ltd, GARAGE SALE North Highway Taumarunui $80p/w HOU 1 kernel supplier. 11 New Taumarunui $115p/w UNT 2 Phone 871-6426. 1163 Ngahape Road, Free Pick up TE KAWA ROAD 4A Cruden Ave Otorohanga $220p/w HOU 3 household lot, 9.00am UA, 26 Karaka Otorohanga $220p/w HOU 3 CARAVANS & Saturday. Phone Andy: (07) 823-6989 Sell it in the ~ Eight acres ~ Four bedrooms 5 Broadfoot Te Kuiti $190p/w HOU 3 TRAILERS Classifieds! 290TC212/06 1665 Kihikihi Road, or txt: plus ensuite 30 Tawa Te Kuiti $175p/w HOU 2 (027) 453-7637 ~ Two sheds CARAVANS wanted, Saturday, 7.30am to Contact Alice Barker on (07) 873-8700 for more 10 - 30 ft, any condi- 10.30am, lots of kids *conditions apply Phone 871 5151 ~ Cattle yards ~ Good contour information or view the properties at tion, anywhere, will stuff and others, all www.harcourts.co.nz must go. $530,000 travel. Up to $10,000. Phone Steve (027) PUBLIC NOTICES + gst negotiable 8 Moule Street, Phone (07) 870-1969 PUBLIC NOTICES 622-0011. Kihikihi, Saturday 13th, 8.00am, house- POSSUM HUNTERS Advertise Locally hold and workshop Basically Bush welcomes you to a new and WANTED KNOWN Phone 871 5151 items. exciting year for the possum fur and skin industry. LIZ CLARKE PUBLIC NOTICES In-Step Podiatry Services Possum Fur BSC, BA, DIPHE, SRCH(UK), NOT TO BE MISSED.... $75/kg MRCH(UK), SRPODNZ, MNZPOD CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Chiropodist/Podiatrist Application for mataitai reserve over Aotea You may have heard him on the radio or seen Buying regularly in your area Trained in the United Kingdom Harbour on the west coast of the North Island him on television, but this Sunday the Phone (07) 345-6313 or (027) 274-1152 Appointments booked New Zealand Racing Board’s senior Race between Pursuant to Regulation 18 of the Fisheries (Kai- Caller - Darren Tyquin will be live and Maniapoto Maori Trust Board 9.00am - 1.00pm, moana Customary Fishing) Regulations 1998, in person at Taylor’s Restaurant. Monday to Friday the Nga Hapu O Aotea Moana, being the tangata 2007 MMTB Grants 355 Mahoe St Darren and his wife Jill will be sharing their whenua group who hold manawhenua moana over The Maniapoto Maori Trust Board welcomes Te Awamutu amazing stories of how their goals have been the area, have applied to the Minister of Fisheries for applicants for MMTB Grants for 2007. Ph 870-4080 fulfilled and of Darren’s recent appointment by a mataitai reserve over Aotea Harbour on the west the NZ Racing Board as senior Race Caller, The 2007 Grant round commences coast of the North Island. taking over from Reon Murtha who is stepping December 1, 2006 and ends February 28, 2007. WORK WANTED down after 47 years. There are 3 categories of Grants - Educational, Pursuant to regulation 21, this notice outlines the de- Sport & Recreational and Cultural. TREE & STUMP tails of the application and invites written submissions Known as “The Reverent” in the Racing industry, Darren is a respected man of God in Applicants must be of Ngati Maniapoto and registered SERVICE from persons having a ﬁshing interest in the stock or on the Maniapoto Maori Trust Board tribal register. Call Dennis Clements the market place. stocks in the area speciﬁed in the application. TOTAL TREE CARE Taylor’s Restaurant Application forms may be obtained by contacting Phone 871-5221 The proposed mataitai reserve area includes all the 199TC205/06 Greenhill Drive the MMTB office - (07) 878-6234, via email Te Awamutu Owned waters of the Aotea Harbour and adjacent coastline Te Awamutu firstname.lastname@example.org or our website and Operated in a straight line from Matawha Point to Kahua Point. www.maniapoto.iwi.nz Note: Applications close February 28, 2007 BULLDOZER for hire The proposed mataitai reserve area is part of the This Sunday with scoop, rippers Kawhia / Aotea Taiapure-Local Fishery. 10.00am, 2.00pm and 7.00pm and stick rake. Phone Admission Free SPORTS NOTICES Des Hose, owner op- Written submissions must be made by erator on (07) 873- 16 February, 2007 to: PIRONGIA VOLUNTARY RURAL FIRE FORCE 8466, mobile (0274) Spatial Allocations Manager 727-776. BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT Ministry of Fisheries CAR valet. Phone Ul- Sunday, January 21, 2007 PO Box 1020, Pirongia Golf Course tra Clean 870-3452 Wellington today! Entry $20 including Two’s Randall.Bess@ﬁsh.govt.nz CARPET. Phone Ultra ALL WELCOME A copy of the application can be obtained by contact- Varekai Tees open 9.00am - 11.00am Clean 871-6662 to book now! ing the Ministry of Fisheries at the above address. Cirque Du Soleil Bashers - 9 holes - 1.00pm DIGGER FOR Come along for a great day out Spectacular... must be seen to be On course refreshments HIRE believed. Varekai is magniﬁcent and Prizes galore ~ Spot prizes ~ Anyone can win Subdivisions, Starting cards available from Te Awamutu Copy Drainage, Soakholes, intoxicating, Sunday, February 4 & Digital Print Centre, Te Awamutu Driveways etc. Mattinee show at ASB Showgrounds Phone (07) 871-6030 ~ Fax: (07) 871-5686 Mini digger for jobs at email email@example.com home Auckland. or PIRONGIA GOLF CLUB Free Call us now! For your seat, be quick, All fees payable at the Club Office prior to start Quote! only a handful left. The Pirongia Fire Force would like to thank the Hewitson Plumbing Pirongia Golf Club and the following major Phone 871-3620 Phone (07) 871-6373 355TC208/06 sponsors for their support 011TC204/07 Mobile (021) 951-786 Trojan Outdoor Furniture, Bells Opticians, Bike LOUNGE suites Barn, Alexandra Hotel, VE Veterinary Services, TK cleaned. Phone Ultra Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Meats, Universal Beef Clean 871-6662 now! PAGE 20 Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 WORK WANTED WORK WANTED WORK WANTED FARM SITUATIONS FARM EMPLOYEES WANTED EMPLOYEES VACANT ELECTRICIAN MEATEATER PC PROBLEMS? WANTED 50/50 SHAREMILKING JOB ELECTRICIAN HOMEKILLS LTD NO fix, no fee, repairs BUILDING WANTED CHRIS MYLCHREEST Now Killing Pigs from experienced local FARM APPRENTICE CHRIS MYLCHREEST Phone 871-9995 IT professional. Mo- 300 - 400 COWS or (029) 871-9995 bile upgrades, repairs ASSISTANT A building apprenticeship and installations ser- position has become We are a hardworking couple with excellent FOR: Permanent part timer vice. No call out fees! available in the references, current job four seasons. New Installations required for relief Maintenance MKH Phone Matt (027) Te Awamutu area. We have 260 f/fx cows doing millkings - Pokuru Repairs 515-6996 or 870-3038. district. For an interview 1100 m/s per hectare. PAINTING AND appointment please Phone Steve and Michelle on (07) 823-6222 Phone 871-2914 DECORATING Phone 871-2726 or contact Murray on RESIDENTIAL (021) 821-809. Mobile FREE QUOTE! LIFESTYLE blocks for (07) 870-4033 or (027) 496-7849 all your fencing re- (027) 433-0018 SITUATIONS VACANT Phone (07) 870-4344 work (027) 328-4362 quirements. Experi- HOME HELP FENCING ence and quality AVAILABLE EXPERIENCED CALLING ALL PAINTERS POST driving, auger guaranteed. Phone LABOUR ONLY drilling, post and rail, MORTGAGE (07) 827-1849 or (027) WE ARE CURRENTLY TURNING WORK AWAY! post and batten, BROKER 473-0001. CONTRACTOR We are looking for a highly motivated individual stockyards, deer fenc- Labour only contract to with either qualifications or experience in the ing, vineyards. Phone NZMBA build 148m² house. Painting and Decorating trade. (07) 827-1849 or (027) Phone Christine KIDS AT HOME LTD Concrete floor, palliside Send your CV or an outline of your work history 473-0001. 871-3176 with at least two phone referees to (021) 545-302 LOOKING FOR cladding, at Mangati Glen Rawson SHUTTLE CHILDCARE? Road, Pirongia. Good rates, start early Kellie Taylforth Dave Rowe Painter and Decorator Plumbing OFFAL SERVICE Experienced child carers available NOW. February 2007. 94 Kio Kio Station Road, RD4, Otorohanga Craftsman, Plumber Ph Pat or Deanne Phone: (07) 873-1777 and Gasfitter HOLES 872-2530 Fees from as little as 0.69c per hour. Please phone: (07) 578-8073 or Fax: (07) 873-1776 Roofing Maintenance (027) 289-5496 or Support by a Ministry Email: email@example.com New (0274) 500-078 (027) 289-5497 of Education and WINZ Phone (027) 222-7590 KING COUNTRY approved agency. UNEMPLOYED? Sick or 870-2987a/h of being on a benefit? DRILLING Phone Denise SILAGE 871-7673 (MON - FRI Let me help you find GREEN ACRES * 4 Wheel Drive MOWING tedding, 8.30am to 1.30pm) a job. Retrain, upskill FULLTIME CHEF/COOK REQUIRED LAWNMOWING * Best Equipment raking, baling, wrap- and gain valuable REF 1 Residential and * Best Prices ping and stacking. work experience by Lifestyle blocks * Foundations New Krone Baler, SITUATIONS giving Fiona a call at For busy bar and eatery in Otorohanga. * Lined Soak Holes cartage also available, VACANT Employment Plus (07) Must be a team player, work well under pressure Free quotes, Pensioner * Associated and have had a-la-carte experience. rates, same day service. also buying standing 827-3754 or text your Concrete Products grass. Phone Work is on a rostered basis, so being flexible is essential. name and number to Phone Michele and Nick/Georgie (07) Phone Anne on (027) 343-4790 Gavin on PHONE DENNIS (027) 294-8556. 827-1849 or (027) 438- (027) 683-7086 COLSON Please have an up-to-date CV and 9803. or 870-5037 0800 DUG HOLES WANTED contactable referees. 0800 384 465 Experienced, mature, HOUSEHOLD doors SPOUTING, Marley, Phone (07) 873-6699 fax (07) 873-6698 and flash cupboards QUALIFIED carpenter, $29 mtr, fitted inc gst. reliable, energetic email firstname.lastname@example.org are spray painted to available for smaller Phone Tony 871-3620. nanny required part your own colours and type jobs, decks, time to work with a requirements. Phone 871-2171 or (0274) alterations, whatever. Phone Keith 870-6208 SPRING ARE you aged 16-18? Looking for a job? Let pre schooler and a new born. 407-101. or (021) 984-739. SPRUCE UPS me help you get valu- able work experience Light house duties, TRAIN IN HOSPITALITY Book now for your towards permanent car and drivers REF 2 WORK WANTED Spring Action Plan, employment. Phone license essential. Fulltime kitchen hands and bar staff required. replanting, garden Fiona on (07) 827- The Thirsty Weta in Otorohanga is a busy Bar and Eatery, Please contact 103TC200-06 resurrection, general Need maintenance, Phone 3754 or text your name and number to 871-5654 catering for locals and tourists. Flexibility is a must as the work is on a rostered basis. Tess at Great Garden and leave a message. Driving Workz on (027) 238- (027) 294-8558. Please phone the Bar Manager on (07) 873-6699 2517 or 872-2853 A/H. Lessons? SITUATIONS VACANT For more details, a CV and references are a must. Phone (07) 873-6699 fax (07) 873-6698 Rosetown Driver Training TRUCK email email@example.com Ph: 871-5569 Mob: (0274) 125-000 School Bus 009TC211/07 SIX wheeler tip truck for hire, experienced VEHICLES WANTED driver/operator. Phone (07) 827-1849 or (027) 473-0001. Driver The CAR DUMP BAR MANAGER REQUIRED COMPANY ULTRA Clean, com- plete cleaning ser- Required (OTOROHANGA) REF 3 vices. Phone 871-6662. To start at beginning of term 2007 Senior weekday role, hours are Monday to Friday 0800 CAR DUMP We require a driver for our Arapuni, 9am - 5pm, plus additional shifts periodically. 0800 227 3867 Get th FARM WORK The successful applicant must be well versed in all bar at ca r outa WANTED Pukeatua School run. procedures, including stock control, cash analysis, FREE CAR REMOVAL there (Waikato & King Country) Would suit someone who resides in ordering and some computer literacy. This role RELIEF milker(s). requires a person with strong communication 283TC209/06 or near either Arapuni or Pukeatua. and diplomacy skills. Experienced relief LIVESTOCK WANTED milker(s) available. Assistance may be given to applicant Please email your CV to Troy with a covering Phone 872-2530 or to obtain necessary licenses. letter to; firstname.lastname@example.org (027) 289-5496. Phone (07) 873-6699 fax (07) 873-6698 Please phone: John Pye Manager email email@example.com FARM EMPLOYEES (07) 871-6373 or (021) 951-786 WANTED Email: firstname.lastname@example.org JEWELLERY SENIOR Greenlea SALES ASSISTANT PREMIER MEATS LIMITED 2IC REQUIRED Are you passionate about diamonds? WANTED For 310 cow dairy unit. Single live in PAUL KAY We are seeking a Senior Sales assistant to join our Te Awamutu team. Cows Bulls Prime Ox/Heifer accommodation. DENTAL SURGERY Non smoker, good The position is full time Monday to Friday PROMPT PROCESSING FREE CARTAGE SAME DAY KILL time off, want a motivated, honest and CHAIRSIDE and alternate Saturday mornings. As we are a successful retail and repair STUART ALLAN A/H: 07 829 8272 LIVESTOCK BUYER MOB: 029 290 4330 reliable worker. Phone (07) 871-9226 DENTAL ASSISTANT store, applicants will require a proven background in retail sales, excellent ~ FULL TIME ~ customer service and team leading skills. LIVESTOCK WANTED We require an efﬁcient and reliable Chairside You will have computer skills and the Dental Assistant to join our friendly team. This ability and desire to continually upskill BONER COWS WANTED position would suit either an experienced person or full training will be given. in product and market knowledge. Don’t Wait Two Weeks For Payment If you are capable and well presented and Apply in writing with a copy of your CV to: would like to join us. Please apply in writing to: Kirsty Walker, PO Box 88, Te Awamutu Immediate Payment - Competitive Schedule Close date: Janurary 19th, 2007 Also empty heifers and potter bulls Paul Kay Dental 54 Albert Park Drive, Te Awamutu Phone Warren Robinson (07) 829-5601, (025) 925-030 009TC212/07 Closing Date: January 15, 2007 Bill Lincoln 871-5834, (0274) 925-080 011TC203/07 Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 PAGE 21 SITUATIONS VACANT SITUATIONS VACANT SITUATIONS VACANT “DO GORDON’S PUMPING SERVICES THE OFFICE PERSON REQUIRED requires a RIGHT The staff at Century 21 Countrywide Real THING” Estate, Te Awamutu require an enthusiastic PUMP OPERATOR receptionist / administrator to join their team. This special person will have computer skills Must have: in office XP, word, excel and the internet, a Ht Licence class 2 pleasant telephone manner and team spirit. 4x4 bike experience For details please phone Jackie Robinson Be willing to: Branch Manager Mobile: (027) 445-2124 Learn all aspects of effluent irrigation Be TIdy Applications in writing to: Work as part of a team Business, Education, Century 21 Countrywide Real Estate Work overtime when required Transport, Industrial, PO Box 6 Farming and mechanical experience would Domestic, You Te Awamutu be an advantage. Attn: Jackie Robinson KEEP TE AWAMUTU Please contact Rob Gordon (021) 964-150 Closing date: Monday, January 15, 2007 BEAUTIFUL SOCIETY or a/h (07) 873-8224 SITUATIONS VACANT BAR PERSON REQUIRED A vacancy has become available for a CONSIDERED REAL ESTATE? part time bar person, RESIDENTIAL / LIFESTYLE / RURAL SALESPEOPLE approximately 15 hours per week. Duties will also include tending to CAREERS EVENING gaming machines etc. Come and hear what you can achieve with a career in Real Estate. Meet Franchise Current Managers Certificate would owners Ken Hagan (Franchise owner of the year NZ) and Paul Beazley along with be an advantage. some of our top achievers (top 5% within the L.J. Hooker network). Application forms available from We are seeking to employ new rural and residential salespeople in Cambridge, 44 Alexandra Street, Te Awamutu Morrinsville and Te Awamutu with or without prior real estate experience. Phone 871-8762 If you are hardworking and prepared to put in the hard yards and long hours it can be Recent renovations are almost complete at extremely rewarding. THE ALEXANDRA HOTEL If you are interested a career evening is to be held on February 1, 2007 at 6.00pm PIRONGIA CHANGE OF VENUE - L.J. Hooker office - 55 Victoria Street, Cambridge. We are seeking expressions of interest Alternatively, applications for the available positions can be from FUN and OUTGOING people made to Diane Tyer AREINZ, Manager, Te Awamutu (07) 871-5044 Who possess the attitude and personality or Ken Hagan AREINZ (021) 353-488 to work with a great TEAM of people. Ideally you will have: L.J. Hooker Te Awamutu 871-5044 - Te Awamutu Realty MREINZ Hospitality experience - Bar; Restaurant and / or Kitchen. A Bar Manager’s License is preferred but not a requisite for the right candidates. You will need to be: Have you got something for A TEAM player Flexible to work around the business both front and back of house. Sale worth Under $50? Available to work nights and weekends on a rostered basis. Passionate about people and customer YES - Advertise it for FREE!!! service. Please send your CV with contactable references to: Terry Middlemost The Alexandra Hotel 815 Franklin Street Pirongia PDC 937 PHONE (07) 871 5151 - FAX (07) 871 3675 FREE UNDER $50 ADVERTISING No more than 10 words per advertisement. Limit one advertisement per person. For Sale items only. This coupon only for Residents, not Trade or Commercial Retail Run-on advertisements only, printed at our discretion, when space permits. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Phone Name: ...................................................................... Address:................................................................... Crossword 936 Solutions Page 23 ................................................................................. For all your plumbing and heating requirements talk to the firm that has been serving Te Awamutu since 1949. Phone:...................................................................... SINGLETON and HANSEN NB: Only advertisements submitted on these forms accepted. Forms can be posted to Te Awamutu Courier, PO Box 1, Te Awamutu, or advertisers Master PLUMBING LTD 012TC030-07 can bring this coupon in to our office at 336 Alexandra Street, Te Awamutu. Plumbers 129 MARKET STREET, TE AWAMUTU • PH (07) 871 7099 • FAX (07) 871 8435 PAGE 22 Te Awamutu Courier, Friday, January 12, 2007 The REGENT Theatre Beautiful Te Awamutu • Ph 07 871 6678 • www.regent3.itgo.com If you liked WALK THE LINE you’ll love SAW fans will be more than pleased with this hugely entertaining portrait. Kevin this film from its shocking beginning to its Spacey, Brenda Blethyn and Bob Hoskins. explosive ending. Prepare yourself. BEYOND THE SEA M SAW III R18 See Yellow Snow live For one week only. NIGHTLY AT 7.55 FROM THU DAILY AT 3.15 This film bursts with energy. You can’t There’s nothing like a comedy to lift the help but be swept away.. spirits. The Valet will have you grinning 5 DAYS IN SEPTEMBER G Te Awamutu Courier and CDs from start to finish. 4 nix (formerly Tracs) give read- SAT & MON 6.50, ers the chance to win a double THE VALET M FRI, SUN, TUE & WED 5.00 pass to see Ben Hazlewood and FRI, SUN, TUE & WED 8.20 Yellow Snow, with special guests This is what going to the movies is all The Midnight Youth and Eqwan- The biggest BOND adventure ever in about. You will be tapping your toes for ox, tomorrow night in Hamilton. Te Awamutu and it’s easily the best yet. the rest of the holidays after seeing this NZ Idol 4th placegetter and one. Wildcard winner Ben Hazlewood CASINO ROYALE M and his band Yellow Snow are NIGHTLY AT 7.45 HAPPY FEET G ready to deal their infectious DAILY AT 11.45, 1.45, 3.45 & 5.45 brand of pop-rock to an eagerly Eragon is thrust into the fantastical world awaiting Hamilton audience. of magic and power and into the most A beautifully rendered motion picture His popularity with young and exciting experience of a lifetime. that’s full of warmth, wit, wonder and old alike was conﬁrmed when he ERAGON M entertainment. won the public vote in the Wild- SAT, MON & WED 2.10 & 4.05 CHARLOTTE’S WEB G card section of this years NZ FRI, SUN & TUE 2.10 & 6.10 Idol and rumour has it he and DAILY AT 11.35 YELLOW SNOW the band have even been offered Through this brilliant performance, Helen a place to stay by a local grand-be a goodie. Start, Falter and Five Star Fall Believe the hype ... almost ... will make Mirren’s Queen steals our hearts and you laugh and wishing you weren’t, at mother when they visit , so taken Completing the line-up is Out (which features Michael minds. The best British film of the season was she by his performances. Waikato’s own Eqwanox. The Murphy the original NZ Idol the same time. is bold, imaginative, most intriguing, com- With the bands music being trio who play punk-rock with Runner -Up). pelling, provocative, touching, gripping BORAT R16 described as ‘radio- friendly’ bya grunge feel and a listenable Their range of music ,as with NIGHTLY AT 8.15 judges when the band took third edge have wasted their fanbase, is and comical. place in the Wellington Regional no time in making broad and includes THE QUEEN M Mischievous and spunky, it’s aimed at Rockquest Finals Ben has this a name for them- such numbers as SAT & MON 11.30, 1.20, 3.10, 5.00 & 8.20, family fun, it’s as fresh, clever, as lively, to say - ‘We’re real, our songs selves. ‘Nowhere To Run’ FRI, SUN & TUE & WED 11.30, 1.20, 3.10 as huggable, as satisfying as animated rock live and we’re just looking Supporting - a straight up movies get. High energy and lively per- & 6.30 forward to proving it’ Smashing Pump- punk rock n roll formances keep it entertaining. Supporting Ben will be The kins frontman Billy opening number Jerry Bruckheimer and Denzel Midnight Youth from Auckland. Corgan on the NZ which will have Washington at their very best in a nerve Volatile guitars fuse with un- leg of his Future you buzzing, the shattering, suspenseful, intriguing and forgettable melodies to create a Embrace Tour in anthemic ‘Killing intense entertainment experience. vocal and instrumental union only their fourth Time’ - a crowd fa- with its roots in classical, jazz, gig they have gone vourite, ‘Outside’ - DEJA VU M funk and rock. on to guest star at a mellower number NIGHTLY AT 8.05 No strangers to performing a Regional Final with catchy chorus they came second in the 2005 of the Smokefree hooks that makes A great cast in an audience-pleasing Rockquest and supported Rock- Rockquest. NICK DOUCH even old guys rock film full of physical comedy. Ben Stiller, star INXS at their Auckland and They have also and ‘21st Story’ an Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Mickey New Plymouth shows recently. organised many of their own gigs amping, dramatic number which Rooney and Dick Van Dyke star in this With great singles Supernatural, and as a result have been able shows a more pop-punk side of fun, action-adventure that comes to life at night. G Friday Conversation and Home to invite and play alongside the band - one for the emo in included in their set it’s sure to top NZ bands The Rabble, False you!. NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM PG They also have a human side, SAT, MON & WED 12.05 & 6.10, endorsing the Child Cancer Foundation at their gigs and FRI, SUN & TUE 12.05 & 4.05 on their website and drummer Clever, fiercely witty, bright, cheerful and Nick Douch recently received jolly good fun. Delights children while a National Award from the entertaining their parents. DAILY AT 11.55, 1.55 & 3.55 Foundation for the work he does with two others securing tickets FLUSHED AWAY PG Continues by demand. DAILY AT 1.30 Sharp, very funny, surprisingly moving to concerts for Child Cancer sufferers and their families. and rejoicing in a great work from the Starlight Promotions have put entire cast, this sparkling little gem takes Nancy Meyers delivers a somewhat spe- together a stellar lineup of music the family road movie to unhoped-for cial crowd-pleaser, as enjoyable as they so you can be the King/Queen at heights of hilarity and humanity. come. Wonderful cast. The Castle on Saturday night. THE HOLIDAY M LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE R13 Be there! NIGHTLY AT 5.55 To be the winner you need to DAILY AT 5.30 012TC001-07 be ﬁrst in our door today to claim the prize, and it is an R18 gig - so EQWANOX bring ID. 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