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By CATE BROUGHTON
STORY SO FAR:
1938: The nursery school
began operating from its site, as
part of Rangiora High School.
1995: The nursery school fund-
raised for a new building.
2007: The nursery school
building was extended.
2010: Legislative change
resulted in the school
relinquishing its governance
role. The Rangiora Nursery
School Trust was set up to
govern the nursery school.
August 2012: The nursery
school received a letter from the
high school board requiring it to
move from its Wales St site by
September 2012: The Rangiora
High School board and the
nursery school trust entered
December 2012: Negotiations
between the board and the trust
February 2013: The nursery
school trust made public its
intention to stay on the site, and
announced a proposal to buy
the Wales St section.
THE RANGIORA High
School Nursery School
Trust s resolution to remain
on its Wales St site may force the
high school board to take legal
The dispute, which was trig-
gered when the high school board
issued a letter to the nursery
school trust requiring it to move
from the school-owned land by
December this year, looks likely to
end up in court.
In a statement issued yester-
day, the nursery school again
asserted its ownership of the
building, outbuildings and infra-
structure improvements, valued
at $676,000 in December.
It claimed the cost to build a
new facility would be close to $1
million and has proposed the nur-
sery school be allowed to buy the
Wales St land at its current mar-
ket valuation of $333,000.
This, together with savings
from not having to restructure
the nursery school buildings
for its own purposes, would
allow the high school to build
new facilities for its learning sup-
port programme on other suitable
board-owned or Ministry of
The high school board claims
there are inaccuracies in the nur-
sery school statement, but chair-
man Warren Newbury said he
would not go into details, as it was
a commercial matter.
In a statement, the board said it
has always indicated a willin-
gness and genuine desire to
achieve a smooth transition to a
new purpose-built location .
Mr Newbury said it was a
shame that relations had
deteriorated so much between the
The high school board had
received advice from lawyers,
but Mr Newbury declined to say if
the school would take legal action
to remove the nursery school from
TRIPLE TREAT: The Gutsell triplets, 5 -- from left Faith, Toby and Tayla -- began school this week at Southbrook School.
Trio thrilled as school
year cranks into gear
By CATE BROUGHTON
They may be triplets, but
they are individuals.
mum Kaye Gutsell
RANGIORA TRIPLETS Faith,
Toby and Tayla Gutsell have
marked another milestone
together -- starting school.
The 5-year-olds started at
Southbrook School this week,
after a brief introduction at the
end of last year.
Older sister Ashley, 10, was also
at the school, and another
sibling, Rebekah, 13, had started
at Rangiora High School.
Mum Kaye Gutsell said it was a
milestone for the whole family.
It s a milestone and it s great.
Everyone gets picked up at the
same time now.
The triplets are in the same
class, but will not be sitting next
to each other.
But that s good for them,
because they are individuals.
They may be triplets, but they
To help fellow students and
their teacher tell the girls apart,
Faith had been given a fringe.
They were used to being left
with carers, because the family
had employed a nanny from when
they were born until they were 2,
followed by time in preschool.
So they are used to leaving
The family was fortunate to
have support for the expense
of three uniforms and sets of
It would be a real financial
burden without the family support
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