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NORTHERN OUTLOOK, JANUARY 5, 2013
In July 2012 the Rangiora High School Board of Trustees
notified the Rangiora High School Nursery School Trust
that due to the sustained and significant roll increases
the school has experienced over the past 2 years it was
reviewing the use of its land and buildings situated in
Wales Street. This site currently accommodates the
Rangiora High School Nursery School.
The Board subsequently resolved to appropriate this site
for high school purposes. The Board regrets that some
members of the Nursery School community have been
affected by this announcement and has moved to assure
the Rangiora High School Nursery School Trust that it
will do all it can to assist with a seamless relocation.
It has never been the Board's intention to close the
Nursery School as that decision could only be made
by the Rangiora High School Nursery School Trust. The
Board has met on two occasions with the Rangiora High
School Nursery School Trust's legal advisors and has
offered to assist by providing, among other things, a
The Board is tasked with the provision of secondary
education and has legal restrictions around the use of
The offers of assistance to relocate the Nursery School
made by the Board, to the Rangiora High School Nursery
School Trust must take into account the legal restraints
imposed upon the Board and its obligations to the
secondary school community.
The Rangiora High School Board of Trustees would like
to invite interested parties to a public meeting in the
School Hall on Tuesday 12 February 2013 should they
wish further information regarding this matter.
PROUD OF OUR PAST
FOCUSSED ON OUR FUTURE
PUBLIC STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE
RANGIORA HIGH SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES
RANGIORA HIGHS SCHOOL NURSERY SCHOOL
Principal: Mrs Peggy Burrows, JP MA (Hons), B Ed, Dip Tchg, TTC
Rangiora High School Board of Trustees
20 December 2012
East Belt, Rangiora 7400
NORTH CANTERBURY, NEW ZEALAND
Telephone: 64 3 311 8888
Facsimile: 64 3 313 8005
Send us your snaps and win
Sunshine: The sun came out after a morning of rain in Motueka, in time for Elijah Brooks, 4, to have a glorious time on the sand.
Frothy: Rock McLaren, 7, splashes out at the Ashley Gorge.
Cool: Karina McLaren, 5, cools off at the Ashley Gorge.
Elegant: Maddy, 3, Abby, 5, and Paige, 6, take in the Rangiora Races
with their race-day hats on.
beach still offers
fun in the sun for
Chase, 8, and
Here is a selection of images received
so far for the Northern Outlook's hol-
iday snap competition.
There is still time to enter.
Send in your best holiday photo-
graphs and be in to win a double pass
to the Classic Hits Winery Tour 2013
at Mud House Winery, in Waipara,
on February 16.
Email your picture to
northernoutlook.co.nz. Be sure to
include your name, where the photo
was taken and what was happening
when you took it, what suburb you
live in and your phone number.
Entries close at 1pm on Monday,
January 7. Photos must be at least
500KB in size.
The winning snap will be publi-
shed in our January 9 edition.
Motorcycle specialists ride off
with lawnmower racing victory
The sixth Mandeville Annual Ride-On Mower Race
was held on New Year's Eve, with the residents of
Wetherfield Lane and Roscrea Place -- and other
interested parties -- coming together to contest
this iconic event. This year's winners were Mike
and Carole Lester of South Pacific Motorcycle
Tours, whose mower was capably driven to the
finish line in the Grand Prix final by a family
member visiting from the United Kingdom.
Hobbit bonnet art
A car bonnet airbrushed by Kaiapoi artist Talia
Pearson (Northern Outlook, June 23, 2012) has
sold at auction on Trade Me for $2500, with all the
money going to support youth cancer charity
CanTeen. Talia decorated the bonnet with Bilbo
Baggins and Gandalf to celebrate the launch of
Peter Jackson's first film instalment of The Hobbit,
and had it signed by Gandalf actor Sir Ian
McKellen. It has now been shipped to its new
owner in the North Island.
Hanmer pools director appointed
Grant Lilly, who works as a professional director on
a range of government, local government and
corporate boards, has been appointed to the role
of independent director/chairperson of the
Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa
management committee. Mr Lilly has previously
had a significant executive career in aviation and
tourism. Twenty-four applications were received for
the position and Graeme Abbot, general manager
of the thermal pools and spa complex, says he and
the pools and spa management committee are
looking forward to working with Mr Lilly.
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