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The Harp and the Ferryman.
By: Helen Cox PhD and Peter Roberts
CM-Th Publisher: Michelle Anderson
If we have a calling in life then it may
are afraid to follow it. That is anything
but the case for Peter Roberts and
Helen Cox, whose journey is both an
inspiration and a blessing to all who
hear about it. This book beautifully
weaves together their individual
and collective paths to bring music
beauty and peace to so many who
suffered or confronted their own
Sisters of Spicefield.
By: Fran Cusworth
Publisher: Vintage Books 2013
Assisted by IVF, Jessica and Matt have
four beautiful children and they donate
a leftover embryo to a childless couple.
Seven years later, grief stricken after
the death of their youngest child, their
marriage is breaking down. Then a new
girl starts at the children's school, and
Jessica realises this child, Mia is her
biological offspring, born from that
embryo years before.
No Humbug : The Life of
Pioneer Educator Stuart
By: Stuart Hawthorne MA
Publisher: Boolarong Press 2013
A brilliant scholar at University of Sydney
(1854 to 1863) and blessed with a warm
and affable character, Hawthorne had the
professional and personal qualities needed
for success. This account looks at his life
and the circumstances surrounding his
years at his two schools, both of which
today continue to deliver education in the
way he had envisaged it.
The library has more than 650 ebooks to
choose from. Perhaps one of these will
pique your interest.
24 Sewell Street
Phone 375 5009
215 High Street
Phone 311 8900
34 Main Street
Phone 311 9005 Website
from the Library...
We need a treasurer and a secretary! Prior
experience would be great, plus your own
computer essential. There may be 3 hours work
involved monthly plus a committee meeting.
We'd love to hear from you - please call Bob Fox
(deputy-chair) on 03 313 6774
"CASH for ALUMINIUM CANS"
Bring your craft project and
work in the company of others.
• and more ...
Join the Weekly Craft Circle
2 to 4 pm Sunday afternoons
at the Rangiora Library
Come and meet the local TimeXchange
Waimakariri Coordinator and learn
"We can get you started on the spot."
Thursday 12 September
Library Meeting Room
Notice of Meetings
• A meeting of the Kaiapoi Road Naming Committee will be held on Monday 16 September 2013 at 5.15pm in the
Kaiapoi Service Centre, 24 Sewell Street, Kaiapoi.
Every first Saturday of the month
9.30am to 11.30am in the Council Car Park
behind the Rangiora Library (wet or fine)
Their next event is: 7 September 2013
Any old rubbish in
your recycling bin?
Any old rubbish in your recycling bin?
Unfortunately not all plastics are recyclable, and when we
say 'no' we really mean NO! We recently found a few plastic
things that shouldn't have been in in some recycling bins, so we
thought we'd better put things a bit more clearly:
NO! plastic strapping, Coat hangers, buckets, or large
plastic lids or containers -- nah! NO!
NO! way will we take paint containers or buckets
A big NO! to polystyrene of any kind (packaging, plates, cups)
NO! NO! NO! polystyrene foam meat trays, rinsed or not
Plus please NO! don't put any recycling in bags -- loose
in the bin is best!
So what can you put in the recycling bin?
If in doubt -- check it out -- www.waimakariri.govt.nz
Anything else -- will just stay in your recycling bin along
with the rest of your recycling ... uncollected.
Thanks for your help in keeping it clean when you
Solid Waste Asset Manager
Are you new to the region?
Not sure where to go for information or advice?
Come to the Rangiora Library - (by the New Zealand section)
Drop in Lunchtimes
Thursdays from 12noon - 1:30pm
141 Percival Street, Rangiora
Waimakariri District Council staff have now completed
remedial work on the Woodend water supply's Chinnerys
Road filter and have also installed new sampling points
throughout the network. The work followed the detection of
low levels of contamination in the network earlier in the year.
Regular testing since the completion of the remedial works
shows the water is fully compliant with the Drinking Water
Standards for New Zealand and therefore safe to drink.
For further information please contact Kalley Simpson,
3 Waters Manager on 03 311 8900
Woodend Water Supply
You are invited under s.41 Reserves Act 1977 to send to the Waimakariri District Council
by 4 October 2013 written suggestions on the proposal to prepare a reserve management
plan for the following Sport and Recreation reserves:
o Gladstone Park
o Loburn Domain
o Sefton Domain
o Tuahiwi Sport and Recreation Centre
o Woodend Recreation Ground
• Rangiora Ward:
o Ashgrove Park
o Dudley Park
o Lehmans Road
o MainPower Oval
o Maria Andrews Park
o Southbrook Park
• Kaiapoi Ward:
o Darnley Square (north)
o Kendall Park
o Murphy Park
o Wylie Park
• Oxford Eyre Ward:
o Cust Domain
o Mandeville Sports Ground
o Pearson Park
o Swannanoa Domain
• Woodend-Ashley Ward:
nvited under s 41 Reser ves
Act 1977 to sendt
Wai makariri District C
Intention to Prepare a Management Plan
Submissions can be sent to:
Waimakariri District Council
215 High Street, Private Bag 1005
Attention: Michelle Flanagan, Green Space Community
Or emailed to email@example.com
Community Green Space Manager
RANGIORA LIONS are running
Can you help us?
Do you require the
services of a JP?
Drop in to the Rangiora Library, Meeting
Room, 10am to 1pm, Every Tuesday
Notice of intention to Dispose of Abandoned Vehicles
In accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 1974 notice is given that this Council
intends to dispose of the following vehicles unless they are claimed by their owners by Friday 13
September 2013. Owners are advised that this is their final opportunity to claim their vehicle. Please
contact Les Pester, Environmental Services Manager, phone Rangiora 311 8900 or Kaiapoi 327 6834.
Nissan Station Wagon White
• An Extraordinary Meeting of the Waimakariri District Council will be held on Tuesday 17 September 2013 at 3pm in
the Council Chambers, 215 High Street, Rangiora.
Business: Rangiora Town Hall Tender.
It is recommended that this business be considered in Public Excluded session.
These meetings are extra to those previously advertised for September.
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