Home' Northern Outlook : August 17th 2013 Contents 14 NORTHERN OUTLOOK, AUGUST 17, 2013
An Evening with
The Friends of
Have you ever wondered how stories find their way
into the newspaper, or just what makes a journalist
tick? Come along to Rangiora Library and find out!
Beck is a weekly columnist and feature writer
with The Press newspaper in Christchurch. She
will be talking a bit about her life as a writer, how
she finds the stories and puts them together
along with a bit of behind-the-scenes gossip. She
welcomes questions too so there will be Q & A
following her talk.
ve you ever
Thursday 29 August, 2013 at 7pm
This is a free event but spaces are
limited, please book at the Rangiora
Library, phone 03 311 8901 or online at
We'd like to remind you that the first instalment of the 2013/14
rates is due on 20 August 2013.
Please note that a 10% penalty will be added to any part of the
first instalment that remains unpaid after 27 August 2013.
If you are intending to pay the total rates to claim the discount, please
arrange payment of your total 2013/14 rates by 27 August 2013.
If you are having difficulty paying your rates, please get in touch
with us to talk through suitable payment options.
Internet/Telephone Banking Payments are Welcome
Your first 2013/14 rates instalment is due also the last
'Funding for the Arts'
The next round for funding applications to the Waimakariri District
Creative Communities New Zealand Scheme closes on Friday 30
August 2013. This will be for projects that have not begun by
Friday 4 October 2013.
Assistance is available for community groups and individuals who are
keen to provide arts and cultural activities in the Waimakariri District.
The Guide for Applicants and Application Form can be obtained from the
Council Service Centres and Libraries, or downloaded from the Council
For further information or advice on eligibility, please contact the
administrator, Mark O'Connell, Waimakariri District Council, at the
Rangiora Library -- email email@example.com or phone Rangiora
(03) 311 8900, or Kaiapoi (03) 327 6834.
Under The Skin.
By: Marion van Dyk
Publisher: Finch Publishing
This beautifully written
and evocative memoir is a
fascinating insight into the
lives of Marion van Dyk's
family living under apartheid,
who struggled to create
a sense of identity and
The Shambling Guide to
New York City.
By: Mur Lafferty
Publisher: Orbit 2013
Zoe Norris is looking for a fresh start in
New York City. She's found a seemingly
perfect position as a travel writer, but
there is one thing holding her back --
being human. She is not going to let
anyone stop her finishing her assignment
but her job, not to mention her life ,
might be in peril when the balance
between humans and monsters starts
to crumble... with Zoe in the middle.
Time On My Hands.
By: Giorgio Vasta
Publisher: Faber and Fisher 2013
A vivid and hellish description of
Sicily in the late 1970's and an
extraordinary journey into a world of
fierce absolution. An unforgettable
novel from one of the most arresting
new voices to arrive from Italy in the
The library has more than 650 ebooks to
choose from. Perhaps one of these will
pique your interest.
The extraordinary Council meeting
previously advertised for Tuesday 20
August 2013 has been CANCELLED.
The business for this meeting will be
transferred to a subsequent meeting.
24 Sewell Street
Phone 375 5009
215 High Street
Phone 311 8900
34 Main Street
Phone 311 9005 Website
Writing and the Creative Life
Designed for anyone who would like some
inspiration in their lives. You don't have to be a
writer to join in.
Writing touches a part of our makeup that
unleashes a whole new world of potential:
• unblocking the creative flow
• nurturing our writing potential
• seeking inspiration
• tips on writing for a creative lifestyle
Wednesdays 10 -12 noon
Beginning: 14 August for 12 Wednesdays
Where: Rangiora Library, Meeting Room
Cost: $120 for 12 weeks
Contact: Hermione Rivison, ph (03) 313 7830
Residents of the Waimakariri District are advised that
our vegetation control contractor (Sicon) is to commence
roadside spraying in all areas in August 2013. The
chemical used is a glyphosate base (Roundup). This
operation will continue, intermittently when required and
weather permitting, through to April 2014.
If any resident has any legitimate concern with this
operation they should contact Brendon Ryder of Sicon
03 311 8080 in the first instance.
Chemical control of
vegetation all areas
from the Library...
To help us process your payment, please:
• use the valuation number as a reference
• if you are paying the rates for more than one property, send the remittance
advices marked "internet banking" or e-mail property valuation references
and details of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org
• payments to account 01 0877 0129222 00
• if you have changed properties make sure the valuation number reference is
updated on your bank payment
Payments using Visa or MasterCard
Payments can also be made online using Visa or MasterCard at waimakariri.govt.nz
An EFTPOS online fee of 2.4% of the total amount of the payment
is charged for all payments made by credit card. A minimum EFTPOS
online fee of $3.00 applies.
For non-profit community based organisations,
registered charities and incorporated societies
who have strong links to and benefit
the communities of
Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Woodend Ashley
ward areas - Apply Now
Check out the Council website
for the criteria and simple application form
(funding & grants / community board funding)
Or pick up one from any Rangiora, Kaiapoi or
Oxford Service Centre
ARE NOW OPEN
Grants up to $500 available
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