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November 2014
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The Waikouaiti Ladies Golf Pennant Team has been successful in winning our zone
finals several times and the Central Otago finals twice.
In 2012 the team of five players made the Otago finals for the first time in the history
of the Waikouaiti Golf Club. The team consists of Diane Clearwater, Sally Lynch,
Thelma Hoskin
Patricia Dunn, Mary Lawrence and Janice McKenzie.
Solid exterior plastering
and gibbstopping also
restoration of
headstones welcomed
* Alterations/renovations
* Kitset assembly
* Roof and Gutter repairs and cleaning
* Door locks/Window Stays/Security
* Decks/Fences/Retaining
* Grab rails and Ramps and Access
Your first port-of-call for anything home related.
Honest friendly service by a Licensed Building Practitioner.
Phone David now on 021 0429896 or after hours 465 7444
[email protected]
Booking Phone
021 236 4442
This year we again made it into the Otago finals playing Cromwell and were beaten
by one game. This team consisted of Margaret Sloper, Joan Toomey, Angelia
Bleach, Sally Lynch and Patricia Dunn (the average age of the team and the caddies
was 63). The caddies
are really part of the
team as the players
play 36 holes in one
day and the caddies
contribution is of great
assistance. As our
numbers are small
if you are not in the
team you are
probably going to be
a caddy. This year
our Pennant team
was awarded 'The
Team of the Year' at
the East Otago
Pat Dunn, Sally Lynch, Joan Toomey, Angelia
Bleach, Margaret Sloper
Community Sports
Awards. Well done to every one involved.
If anyone is interested in playing golf they are only too happy to get you started.
Sam Clulee
Local boy Sam Clulee has just
been away at the National
'Hatch Cup' Hockey Tournament
in Palmerston North where he
played for the Otago Team.
Sam started playing field hockey
last year as goalie and was
named in the team then also.
The team placed 12th in 2013
and this year they placed 6th
team had a draw in
the quarter finals and lost in a
shootout, then won the next
game which was also a draw
with a shootout. Sam enjoys
playing goalie and hopes to
continue with Under 15 next
year. Sam was named Otago
Waikouaiti local runner up in Design Competition
MVP 'Most Improved Player' at
the tournament. Sam would like
Jennifer Mandli-Roger’s bag design titled ‘Eco As’ came out runner up in The
to thank his sponsor –
Warehouse’s inaugural competition to create an eco-inspired design for its
Waikouaiti Auto & Engineering.
reusable bags.
Ms Mandli-Roger who has a background in creative directing was shopping online one morning and saw the competition
being advertised on The Warehouse website.
“I was at home with the flu and thought I would give it a go,” she said. “I didn’t think I had a shot at winning so when I
got the phone call saying I was runner up, I was over the moon.”
Ms Mandli-Roger has won a $300 The Warehouse gift card and the winner of the competition, Graedon Parker will have
his winning sketch printed onto thousands of reusable bags that will be available for sale in all 92 The Warehouse stores
by early next year. The designs were judged by a panel including The Warehouse CEO Simon Turner, The Warehouse
General Manager for Marketing, Lorraine Breheny and The Warehouse Environment Support Manager, Greg Nelson.
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Eastern Boating and Fishing Club
Last Thursday of the month 7.30pm
Clubrooms – Karitane. Contact: Marie Begg 465 7344
Eastern District Darts Association
Tuesday 7.30pm
Waikouaiti Racecourse Hall
Contact: Andy Faulks 465 7564
East Otago Creative Fibre (Spinners &
1st Thursday of the month 10am - 2pm
RSA Hall, Pratt Street, Waikouaiti. All welcome.
Contact: Pam Sinton 021 027 45979 or Judith Watson 465 1178
East Otago Art Group
Meet fortnightly at 10am
Contact: Bev Offen 465 7172
RSA Hall, Waikouaiti. All welcome.
East Otago Embroiderers Guild
Every 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday of the
month 9.30am
Hawksbury Village. New members welcome
East Otago Events Centre
Contact: Jill Coughlan 465 7461 or 021236 4442
East Otago Social Bridge Club
Every Wednesday night at 7.20pm
Waihemo Lodge Hotel, Runbrake Street, Palmerston. All welcome.
Lessons available. Phone Janet 465 7987 or Jenny 465 8106
Hydrotherapy @ Aquasize
Thursday's 9.30 - 10.30am
Hawkesbury Pool. Contact: Cherie Oldham 465 7996
Karitane Bowling Club
Thursday from 5.30pm
Social bowls followed with a $3.00 BBQ. Newcomers welcome. Bowls
and coaching provided. Contact: Bob or Joy 465 7522, Murray 465
7363. Outdoor Bowls on hold. Starts again September.AGM to be held
23rd June @ 2pm.
Karitane Indoor Bowling Club Inc
Winter months only. Starting 17th April 2012
Karitane Hall. Come and enjoy bowls with a friendly group of people.
Contact Margaret 465 7175 or Frances 465 8063
Kati Huirapa Runaka ki Puketeraki
Monday – Friday - 4pm
[email protected] or (04) 465 7300
Kyokushin Karate
Monday 6-7pm (children and beginners)
Church Hall, Kildare Street
Lions Club of Palmerston
2nd Monday of each month
Starting at 6pm Waihemo Lodge
Contact: Bruce Lee 465 7884 or Ronald Sheat 465 1331.
New members very welcome.
Moana Gow Pool
Corner of Truby King Drive and Kennard
Crescent, Hawksbury Village
Contact: Ailsa Johnston 465 7419. Pool timetable see website:
Otago Eastern Districts Camera Club
Starts back Monday 13th February 2012
Contact: Barney Barton 465 1200 or Pat Heckler 465 7332
Wednesday & Sundays 1.15pm
Ready to play at 1.30pm Waikouaiti. Contact: Anthony Nally 465 7662
Friday 4pm onwards
Contact: Bruce Hayward 465 7414
Rugby Club
Bookings – Jill Coughlan 465 7461
Rural Women NZ Waikouaiti Branch
New members welcome. Contact: Aileen Winmill 465 7272
Scottish Country Dancing
Every Tuesday 7.30 – 9.30pm Palmerston
Car pooling from Waikouaiti, phone Lynne 465 7714
Senior Citizens
Wednesday at 1.30pm (Pension Week)
R.S.A. Pratt Street, Waikouaiti. New members most welcome. Contact:
Lorna 465 7624
Stadium Sports
Tuesday evenings
Waikouaiti Events Centre. Contact: Jill Coughlan, 465 7461
Steady as you Go
Wednesday mornings at 10am
If you are interested in gentle exercise and
good company for an hour come along.
Waikouaiti Events Centre. Contact Ann Barber 465 7683 or Laurol
Chadwick 465 7272
Swimming Club
1st and 4th school term
Hawkesbury Pool. Contact: Lorraine Clearwater 465 8280
Tai Chi
Tuesday evening 7.00pm – 8.00pm
Thursdays 1.30pm
John Brown function room, Events Centre. Contact: Joy Justice
465 8313
Twilight Tennis
Wednesday 6.30pm
Want a game? Contact Vince 465 7409
Waikouaiti Amateur Music and Drama
Society Inc
Contact: President – Roz Henderson 465 7127, Secretary – Victoria Hart
465 7897, Treasurer – Les Pullar 465 8138
Waikouaiti Creative Crafts
9.30-2pm every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
Waikouaiti Fire Station Meeting Room. New members most welcome.
Contacts: Cathy Nally 465 7662 or Naomi Clulee 465 7572.
Waikouaiti Garden Club
Last Tuesday of the month. 7.30pm
Waikouaiti Events Centre, Supper Room, Contact: Liz Simpson 4658016
Waikouaiti Golf Club
Tuesday 10am report. Friday 12.45pm tee off.
Saturday 12.14pm report
Contact: Marilyn Stewart 465 7486
Waikouaiti/Karitane Living Along Group
3rd Friday of the month. 11.30 am Blueskin
Nurseries. Car pool from the Golden Fleece
Hotel @ 11.15am.
Contact: Lois Tod 465 7492 or Joan Ward 465 7728
All welcome.
Waikouaiti Indoor Bowls
Monday nights 7pm - 9pm
East Otago Events Centre.
Contact: Richard Hammond 465 7990
Waikouaiti Outdoor Bowls
Monday meet 1.45pm start 2pm
Friendly bowls, tea and raffles. Contact: Judy Allcock 465 7254
Waikouaiti Rodeo Club
Contact for Information: Logan and Shelley Rowland 465 7673.
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Hi everyone,
Welcome to what is hopefully my last report for the Fire Service.
Calls since last report:
1. Scrub fire off Horse range Road. Quite a number of appliances
and tankers attended this one including Palmerston,
Waikouaiti, Weston, Hampden, Kakanui and other Rural Fire
2. Because the above fire left the area rather bare of emergency
response our Fire Appliance and a crew were turned out to sit at
Palmerston Station to maintain the Fire Services minimum response time in
case of another emergency.
3. Scrub Fire for our Tanker only to back up Waitati VFB.
4. Scrub Fire Karitane
It’s been back to normal training and exercises mostly concentrated on portable
pump work, Breathing Apparatus and Hose running. Also all our hoses were
tested during the month. Every year throughout New Zealand all hose is tested
to 20% above normal operating to ensure that it does not fail during an
emergency. One member has successfully completed a seven day recruit’s
course in Dunedin to put the finishing touches on the training he has had within
the Brigade. This is the second time that he has done this as he re-joined the
Brigade after several years working overseas. Several members did some joint
training with Palmerston St Johns and it was well received.
Early November the Fire Service is interviewing for the Chief Fire Officer
position. Although this is a non-paid position the CFO holds a lot of power under
the Fire Service Act 1975 so the appointment is by the New Zealand Fire
Service and not by the Brigade.
With the coming of the B-B-Q season please make sure your equipment is
clean before lighting. Please take care with children around and don’t mix
cooking and excessive alcohol consumption.
While I was away recently in Christchurch I was impressed at some of the
younger members who are stepping up and organising, coordinating and
communicating. It’s nice to get a phone call “Hi Boss, This is what has
happened, this is what I have organised, do you agree?” For all that the older
generation say of the younger ones I feel the Brigade has some great future
leaders in its ranks.
We can supply Fire Safety products like smoke alarms, small fire extinguishers
and fire blankets. As usual if you want any more information (not relating to
current emergencies) feel free to call in at the Fire Station any Wednesday night
between 7.30 and 8.30 pm or ring 465 7386 during that time .
Cheers, Anthony Nally, District Chief Fire Officer
East Otago Arts and Crafts Exhibitiion
The Arts and Crafts Exhibition was held this
year in the Community Centre at Palmerston to
coincide with the weekend of celebrations for the
150th anniversary of the town. Other events
that took place that day were the Kelly's Canter,
Paddy's market and tree planting. The exhibition
was very well supported by all the clubs,
Puketapu Patchwork, Happy Hands , Spinners
and Weavers, Woodturners, Camera Club,
East Otago Art Group, Sandra Chapman the leaded glass maker, Peter Gregory.
Photo: supplied
Charlie Anderson
Chimney Sweeping
Three trailers with cages.
$15 ½ day 4 hrs
$20 full day 8 hrs
Phone 021 119 2656 or 465
56 Beach Stteet
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East Otago Nurses Notes
“Get the Girls Out”
Welcomes children and their
families/whānau from zero to six years for
education and care.
Our opening hours are 7am to 6pm
Monday to Friday.
We provide the government funded 20
hours for three and four year olds, WINZ
subsidies are also available
You and your family/whānau are very
welcome to visit our centre to meet the
staff and have a look around.
5 McGregor Street, Waikouaiti,
Otago 9510
Ph/Fax: (03) 465 7319
The nurses at East Otago Health are contacting all eligible women enrolled with
the practice but not enrolled with Breast Screen Aotearoa. The mobile screening
unit is due at Palmerston early in the new year and we want as many eligible
women to have the opportunity to be screened. We need your consent to enrol
you or you can phone 0800 270 200 to enrol or change your contact details if you
have moved. Choices for screening are with the mobile unit in Palmerston or at
Oamaru or Dunedin.
Screening does not stop you getting breast cancer but does reduce your chance
of dying from it. Having a mammogram every 2 years improves a woman’s
chance of surviving breast cancer.
A free screening mammogram is available if you meet all of the following criteria:
* aged 45-69 years
* have no symptoms of breast cancer
* have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months
* are not pregnant or breast feeding
* are eligible for public health services in NZ
If you have a date for
community event let
Possible signs of breast cancer are:
know. We now
* a new lump or thickening
have an Events
* a change in breast shape or size
Calendar. Email or
* pain in the breast that is unusual
phone the POWA
* puckering or dimpling of the skin
* any change in one nipple, such as:
- a turned in nipple
- a discharge that occurs without squeezing
* a rash or reddening of the skin that appears only on the breast
If you have any of these symptoms, you should see your doctor or nurse
practitioner. Do not wait for your mammogram to have this problem checked.
Open Day
Waikouaiti – A Township of Firsts
The Town Garden is looking very beautiful at this time of the year with the
rhododendrons in flower and the roses in heavy bud. It is well worth a visit.
While there, why not have a read of the history of the district recorded there.
Maori people have lived in the area for centuries. Europeans visited the Otago
coast sporadically from the time of Captain Cook but the period around 1840
marks the European settlement of the area. Over recent months I have written of
the families who came on the Magnet, the 175th anniversary of their arrival
being celebrated early next year.
The East Otago Relief Network
administers a foodbank and
distributes food parcels for those in
Palmerston 465 1356
Waikouaiti 465 7780 027 4360055
465 7354 027 3445819
Any non-perishable
items are
gratefully received
throughout the
Thank you
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Waikouaiti Police Community Report
On the 1st October 2014 Police attended a minor domestic
dispute at a Hawkesbury Village address. The male party was
removed from the address for the evening, no further action
was required by Police.
On the 2nd October 2014 Waikouaiti Police dealt with the burglary
of a Burraness Street, Palmerston address. Due to information received by
a member of the public three juvenile boys were located, spoken too and all
the stolen property was recovered and returned to its owner. All three boys
have been referred to Oamaru Youth Aid. Without the information from the
witness being relayed to Police this offence would likely be unsolved. No
matter how small that piece of information may seem to you, it could just the
piece we need to track down the offenders.
In the early hours of the 12th October 2014 Police were called to a young
female walking in the middle of State Highway One, near Goodwood. The
16 year old female was located before any harm came to her and she was
returned home to her parents in Oamaru.
On the 14th October 2014 Police attended a non injury vehicle accident on
State Highway One, Waikouaiti. The local female driver was issued with
several infringement notices in relation to this incident.
Also on the 14th October Waikouaiti Police attended an incident in the
Kimberly Rest Home Car Park, Ronaldsay Street, Palmerston where a
vehicle was badly damaged. Any information regarding this incident would
be greatly appreciated.
On the 17th October 2014 a report was received that damage had been
done to a private fence and recently planted plants pulled out at a Johnny
Johns Drive, Hawkesbury Village address. Wilful damage is such a
pointless crime, but can have major effects on its victims. Think before you
Waikouaiti Police are also actively patrolling State Highway One and all the
townships in our area for seat belt compliance, graduated licence breaches,
drunk and drugged drivers and warrant of fitness and registration breaches.
Please keep your vehicle up to date, comply with your licence restrictions
and use the courtesy buses that are provided at our local hotels.
That's all for this month, take care.
In 1840, when the Rev Watkins arrived, he was the first missionary in the South
Island and the Mission House at Waikouaiti was the first such building. Watkins
conducted the first Christian marriage in Otago. St John’s Church in Waikouaiti
was the first Anglican Church built in Otago and Southland and is the oldest one
still in use. The first European children in Otago were born here in Waikouaiti.
Waikouaiti’s fortunes have fluctuated in the intervening years but we have a long
and proud history in New Zealand.
The museum is looking for new volunteers to man the museum counter
and information centre. If you are able to spend a couple of hours a month
with us, we would be very grateful. Training will be given. Our volunteers
do a fantastic job and are to be congratulated, but when we are short, a
few people are obliged to work a lot of hours.
Swimming and water safety lessons for under 5's at Moana Gow pool/
Hawksbury Village.
Subsidized by Plunket E O, $35 for under and $42 for over 2's. Starting 13th
February every Friday until 27th March. Contact [email protected]
or 021 666 295
Main Road, Waikouaiti, East Otago
Phone (03) 465 7290
Fax (03) 465 7678
email [email protected]
Specialising in
● General Cartage
● Stock haulage ● Bulk Cartage
● Fertiliser Spreading
● Gravel, Sand, Cement
● Firewood and Coal
On the 10th October 2014 Police attended a non injury vehicle accident on
Ramrock Road, Waikouaiti. Speed was a contributing factor to this
collision. The local male driver has been charged with Careless Driving and
will appear in the Dunedin District Court in November.
They were the first selected group of emigrants to land in the South Island when
they came in 1840. They established the farm at Matanaka while working for
Johnny Jones. The homestead at Matanaka was the first large dwelling house
built in the South Island. Matanaka has the oldest complex of farm buildings in
Otago. Waikouaiti had the first signs of organised farm cultivation, and the first
crops of any size between Nelson and Bluff were grown here. The first large
group of cattle, horses and sheep to arrive in the South Island were landed on
Waikouaiti Beach. The first sheep to be shorn in the South Island was shorn at
Waikouaiti. A ruby pear tree, planted in 1847 and surviving at Cherry Farm is
believed to be the oldest fruit tree in the South Island.
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If you see anything suspicious or if you wish to speak to the Police
regarding any other matter you can contact us on 03 465 9127 or Lesley
021 1915119 or alternatively anonymous information can be passed on by
calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. In emergencies dial 111.
Constable Lesley EASON
Waikouaiti Police
Museum Notes
Are you considering coming to the Museum/POWA dinner to celebrate the
175th anniversary of the Magnet landing? It is to be held Anniversary
Weekend in March next year. Perhaps an organisation you belong to might
like to come as a group.
Have you visited the museum lately and seen the collection of local war
memorabilia on display there? We have a surprisingly large collection.
View Our Monthly Specials at
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Waikouaiti Coast Community Board
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Sexual Health Check Up
By Dr Kate Dixon
Thanks and Farewell
For a number of you this will come as a surprise but I trust you will join the Board and me in wishing Constable Jon-Paul
Tremain (JP) and his family all the best with his new posting to Havelock. JP’s contribution to the community through his
role in the police force and the Waikouaiti Primary School Board of Trustees is very much appreciated. This along with
the work both he and Eve have undertaken with the Blue Light Disco for the young ones and Eve’s work on the volunteer
fire brigade has shown their commitment to the community over the last decade. I have no doubt JP and Eve will serve
their new community with as much intent and commitment as they have shown to ours. JP has indicated it is likely he
will take up his new role late November early December so please take the opportunity to show your appreciation of their
service to our community prior to their departure.
Did you know that both men and women under 25 are
entitled to 2 free sexual health visits to their GP per
Matanaka Drive Plantation Harvest
Just a reminder as per the Board update last month stage 2 of the harvesting programme is scheduled to commence in
November and conclude in January. Stage 2 is in the northern effluent dispersal field immediately adjacent the stage 1
Risk Assessment of Sexually transmitted infections
Simple tests to check for the most common sexually
transmitted infections
Saturday 18th October
For men - urine sample
Garden Walk
For women - a self-taken vaginal swab
Presbyterian Church
Blood tests to check for HIV, Hepatitis B and C are
Kildare Street
available after counselling
Sexually transmitted infections such as chlamydia and gonorrhoea, may not give you
any symptoms. It can be easily treated at the early stage. If left untreated it can lead to
long term complications and affect fertility in both men and women.
Please come in and discuss any sexual health questions you may have. We have both
male and female GP's available and very qualified nursing staff.
Discretionary Fund
As many of you know the Board is allocated a $10,000 discretionary fund from Council annually. The fund has enabled
us to support many community initiatives over a number of years. When considering applications the Board try and
assess the wider community benefit of the activity or project. As such we ask those making application to provide as
much supporting information and detail about their project as they can. We also encourage those making application to
present their project at our Board meeting public forum.
At these appointments we can discuss:
Contraceptive Options available
Barrier methods (condoms on prescription)
Longer Acting, Reversible Contraceptives for women
such as:
Contraceptive pill, Depo injection and jadelle implant
Thelma Hoskin's
Moss Chair
For those considering making an application please ensure you complete the Board's application form (downloadable
from Applications should be given to the
Board's Governance Support Officer (see below) 10 days prior to the Board meeting date.
As always members of the community are encouraged to report
maintenance issues to Council through their customer services department
phone 477 4000. Reporting maintenance items in this way allows Council
to track contractor performance.
Copies of DCC documents out for consultation are available from Council
and through Council’s website
Remember you can view the Board's meeting agendas, reports and
minutes at either the Waikouaiti or Blueskin Libraries or through the
DCC’s website at .
Follow us on facebook at
Members of the Board are only too happy to hear (by phone or email)
from members of the community about any issues within our area.
Gerard Collings
Andrew Noone, your local Ward Councillor, DCC. Phone MB 027 430 17 27
or Email: [email protected] Always ready to listen and help.
Moeraki Services Ltd is moving to
Waikouaiti, so I have a few
“MY FREEVIEW” Box: Dish Model
7090 Satellite Receivers: $375.
Dish 7030 12 volt miniature
receiver, ideal for caravan or house
bus. $130. Portable 54cm dish with
LNB… $95. Portable stand $80
with level bubble, Satellite finder
$35. Full portable kit $240.
Dish 7010 Receivers, $80. LCD TV
Wall mounts, from $40 to $100.
Wall shelf for satellite box to sit on:
Call Dave for Freeview Television
03 4394259 or 027 6637378
The Board’s next meeting (the final for 2014) is at 5.30pm on the 12th
November at the Karitane Hall, Coast Road Karitane. Agendas are
generally available through the DCC’s website three days before the
meeting through the link below.
Members of the public are welcome to speak at the Board’s public forum,
however those wishing to do so need to advise Wendy Collard our
Governance Support Officer (Phone 4743374) before 12 noon on the day
prior to the meeting.
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Waikouaiti Petanque Club - Matanaka Drive, Waikouaiti
Recently four members travelled to Timaru to compete in
the Masters Games held there. They had some very
pleasing results. Waikouaiti players are underlined.
PETANQUE SOCIAL Championship Gold – June Shane & Peter Boerlage, Silver – Liz Donaldson &
Judy Irving, Bronze – Caryll Brake & Susan Brown and Joanne Douglas & Joy
Plate Gold – Sam & Nadine McFarlane, Joy Rumble & Kathleen Tomlinson
Championship Gold – Caryll Brake & Susan Brown, Silver – Irene & Lester
Herron, Bronze Don Rutherford & John Shane and Liz Donaldson & Judy Irving
Plate Gold - Caroline Kinloch & Maureen Morgan, Silver – Stephen & Rewa
Kyle, Bronze Mavis Thompson & Kath McCreanor and Val & Bob Moon
Bowl Gold - Sheila Boa & Barbara Parker, Silver – Karilyn Murray & Phillippa
Browne, Bronze: Vicki Healy & Coral Taylor and Allison & Bill Walls
Certificate of Achievement: Alice Maguigan & Marjory Vincent.
Play at Waikouaiti continues over summer. Any prospective members or people
just wanting to have a go, rock on up to the Piste behind the Rugby Club. We
can supply you with boules and coaching. Wednesdays and Sundays 1.15 for
1.30pm start. Later in the season the Wednesday lot will start in the early
Loud Shirt Day
Cheers, Anthony Nally, Secretary
Photo: Page 11
Karitane Kai
Gourmet Takeaways
A work in progress
Current hours: Friday Saturday
Sunday 4:30-7:30 ish
At the Karitane General Store
130 Stornoway St Karitane 9440
Phone enquiries welcome
465 7331
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Waikouaiti Senior Citizens
November 5th
November 19th
Xmas break up. Bus leaves RSA 11am. Meal at Mitchells.
Please bring your xmas present no later than 5th November
This is our last meeting for 2014.
Next meeting January 28th. Pot luck meal.
Waikouaiti Plunket Rooms
Parents and children's (under 5) coffee group
9.30-11.30am every Wednesday.
Call Shelley on 021 666 295 for more details.
Waikouaiti Library
Wednesday 26th November
An Introduction to Family History
Please register your interest as
numbers are limited
Waikouaiti Library, 7.00pm
Book Passion
Tuesday 2nd December, 7.00pm.
Heritage Themed Car Rally
Sunday 7th December
Cost per car 2 people $30 and $40 3 or more, includes
sausage sizzle and lolly scramble at end. Prizes 1st $400,
2nd $200, 3rd $100. Routes around Waikouaiti/Karitane.
Follow directions and find the clues. Start times from
1 - 2 p.m. Please indicate your interest by Wednesday
prior to event to Judy 465 8484 or Marie 465 7456 (evenings).
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Waikouaiti Primary School
Upcoming Events
November 2014
Golden Fleece Hotel
Takeaways available at rear of
Tuesday to Sunday Nighthts.
Fish and Chips
Blue Cod, Hoki, Sausages,
Hot Dogs, Pineapple Rings,
Donuts, Spring Rolls, Curry Rolls,
Meat Patties, Chicken Nuggets,
Chop Suey Patties, Blue Cod Fish
Bites, Squid Rings, Wontons
Now Available – Elephant Fish
Try one of our delicious Burgers
Plain, Cheese, Egg,
Steak, Bacon, Hawaiian,
Chicken, Fish
Phone: (03) 465 7394
If you would like to place an insert in the next
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The Museum and POWA Celebrating
175 years since the Magnet Landing
Friday 20 and Saturday 21 March 2015
Lots of exciting developments have been going on at Waikouaiti School as we
race towards the end of the year!
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Fish Inn
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On the last Saturday of the holidays we had an amazing turnout of dedicated
Chicken Snitzel * Paua Patties * and
people to help with our working bee to prepare our ‘Wild area’ for our
return to the old days with Mussel
Treemendous Makeover. Chainsaws, muscles, trailers, garden tools and
enthusiasm were everywhere and a phenonemal amount of work was
rice meals. The
completed. As part of our prize we are very excited to host Ruud Kleinpaste
malay sauce is
(the famous bug-man) who will come and speak to us and provide some imput
into our makeover so that it is bug friendly. We also found out that our
planned building work was going to start earlier than expected so two
midclassrooms were also relocated on the day – the help was very much
appreciated and ensured a smooth start to the term for teachers and students.
To our customers – thank you
Thank you!
Open Tuesday to Sunday 11am-8pm
We have been excitedly watching our building team destroy bathrooms, walls
but Monday 4-8pm
and classrooms to make way for our new Modern Learning Areas, new toilets,
new principal office, medical room and special needs area. They are already
Phone 465 7999 / 0800wkfish avoid
into reconstruction and Bob 1 and Bob 2 (John and Darryl) and their team of
the wait
electricians, plumbers and so on have been creating lots of questions from
children which they answer for us daily. We are documenting the changes
and excitedly await their next moves!
This week we received our brand new drinking fountains from “For Everyone”
who are supported by Ritchie McCaw, Ali Williams and Dan Carter. They look
fabulous and even have a facility to refill drink-bottles on the side! We are
feeling very flash … and hydrated!
The senior children participated in their Athletics day in Palmerston this week
and plenty of tired and happy faces returned after a very successful and effortfilled day. All participated strongly and we look forward to sending many
children on to represent the school at the Zone Athletics. Junior children
participate in their day later in November.
We are preparing frantically for our
School Fair on Sunday 2nd November,
and by the time this issue is delivered
we hope that you had a great, fun-filled
day with us and put in lots of bids on
our Trade Me auction of goodies and
the Silent Auction at the Fair!
East Otago Health Doctors Update
Brass Band Concert
By Colleen Mackay
Saturday 7th March 2015
East Otago Events Centre
In the last review, you will have read about Dr Chris Mulholland and Dr Kate
Dixon who started working in the practice from late August. This has taken a
lot of pressure off our previously overloaded nurses and doctors. It has made
a huge difference to our ability to meet the needs of our patients, such as
appointments readily available normally on the day you phone, scripts done
and sent to the pharmacy the same day and referrals done within a short time
of your visit. We are enjoying having the fresh input of ideas into the practice
they have brought and regular clinical meetings have seen a great wealth of
information and knowledge being shared by all nurses and doctors. This is
very beneficial in the ongoing care of our patients.
Waikouaiti Library
Friday 28th November, 6.30-7.30pm FREE
NHNZ Film Screening: Eco Arc (part of the “Megastructures” series)
Turning Taiwan’s trash into a treasure. The nine-story Eco Ark Pavilion is
built largely from recycled polythene bottles, weighs 50% less than a
conventional building, yet is strong enough to withstand the forces of
nature, including fire. (duration: 50 mins)
Although Chris and Kate leave in January to return to Scotland, we are thrilled
to tell you that Dr Catherine Brown will join us in January for 6 months.
Catherine is a colleague of theirs and has heard from them of the positive
experience they have had, working and living in East Otago. Southlink are
working hard on securing a permanent doctor and we may have more news
on this, next month.
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Saturday to collect one for free.
Proposed New Medical Centre for Palmerston
Important Community Meeting
Tuesday 11th November. 7.30pm.
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November 2014
POWA Community News
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November 2014
POWA Community News
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Hawksbury Lagoon
Mobile shearing
And all general farm work.
No job to big or small your lifestyle block
and small farm specialist.
Contact Rani power
03 465 1375 or 021 138 7472
~ Dry firewood for sale ~
$65metre minimum of 2mtres.
Delivery time by arrangement.
Fundraiser Museum
Redevelopment Project.
Contact Bill 027 2628137
31 Collins Street, Waikouaiti
Des Wallace
Phone: 465 7624 or 027 619 5777
Repairs and Servicing to all walk behind
Lawn Mowers, Chainsaws, Line
Trimmers etc
Chainsaw sharpening, new chains, part
and accessories
Fast, friendly service
Waikouaiti Presbyterian Parish
Nov 2 Parish combined Communion service at 10 am at Karitane
9 Combined Communion service at St John's 10 am
16 10 am Service at Karitane led by TBA
23 10 am Service at St John's led by Monday Group
30 10 am Ecumenical Service at St John's
Dec 7 Parish combined Communion service at 10 am at Karitane
14 Combined Communion service at St John's 10 am
21 10 am Service at Karitane
Christmas Eve 10.45 pm Christmas Carols at Karitane
Christmas Day 10.00 am Join with Anglicans at St John's
Dec 28 10 am Service at St John's led by Monday Group
Hawkesbury Christian Fellowship
Service every Sunday 10am at Hawksbury Village
St Annes Catholic Church
Palmerston-Blessed Sacrament -1st,3rd,and 5th Sundays 12 Noon
Waikouaiti-St Anne’s - 2nd and 4th Sundays 12 Noon
30 10 am Ecumenical Service at St John's
Anglican services
Morning Prayer every Thursday at 10:00 & Evening Prayer every
Sunday at 17:30 St John's Waikouaiti
2 - 11:30 Eucharist St Mary's Palmerston (All Saints Day)
3 - All Souls Eucharist St John's 17:30 (Commemoration of the
Faithful Departed)
9 - 10:00 Eucharist St John's Waikouaiti - Commemorating 100th
Anniversary of outbreak of WW1
16 - Eucharist St John's Waikouaiti & 11:30 St Mary's Palmerston
23 - Eucharist Hui te Rangiora 10:00
30 - Ecumenical service St John's Waikouaiti 10:00
7 - Eucharist 11:30am St Mary's Palmerston
14 - Eucharist 10:00am St John's Waikouaiti
21- Euchrist 10:00am St John's Waikouaiti & 11:30 St Mary's
24 - Christmas Eve Family Service & Carols Hui te Rangiora 18:30
25 - Christmas Eucharist 10:00am St John's Waikouaiti & 11:30 St
Mary's Palmerston
28 - Eucharist 10:00 Hui te Rangiora
Parts 8 and 9
Control of animal and weed pests
This is the final article in this series and probably the one that causes us
the most difficulty at the Hawksbury Lagoon.
Pest management involves reducing numbers of possums, rats, rabbits,
hares, cats, ferrets and stoats at the lagoon but on farmland, goats, pigs
and deer could probably be added to the list in some places. The problem
for us is that if we reduce a population of one species then another will
rise up and take its place, particularly as the lagoon is not an enclosed
area. Ways of managing pest numbers on farms mainly involve trapping
and shooting. We have a few traps in selected places on the lagoon and
also carry out an egg pricking programme to help keep geese numbers
down. The listed pests have a major impact on bird populations as recent
work on the peninsula to reduce pest numbers has shown. Funding for
pest control on private land is available through the Biodiversity Condition
Weed pests require prompt and regular control. This can be a time
consuming and expensive operation. Climbing weeds can smother native
trees, and weeds that form a dense mat on the ground will prevent native
seeds from geminating. Before any new planting all weeds should be
removed from the site, mulch if possible. Take care if using herbicides as
native plants are very sensitive. Replant any areas which open up and
control weeds, especially during spring and summer, at an early stage as
this makes control much easier. A plea for anyone with spare time over
the summer to take some time to clear long grass from around our plants,
every little bit helps. It can be quite relaxing!!!
Finally, some of you may have noticed that both culvert covers have been
removed. We will leave the lagoon open like this and only replace the
covers when the water level is very high or getting too low. We are hoping
to encourage overall greater water exchange and ask that individuals
don’t interfere, as has happened in the past. If you have any concerns at
any time in relation to the lagoon please contact me.
Shirley McKewen
East Otago Events Centre
Last month began with the East Otago Community Sports Awards in
which our area was well represented by local people who have excelled
in various sports throughout the year. The Centre is frequently the venue
of choice by different sporting bodies, whether they are playing in the
auditorium or holding meetings. The Otago Volts met here last month
as did the Rodeo Club and Gymnastics and the Indoor Bowls club’s AGM
was its last meeting of the season until next year. Other types of
organizations also enjoy the Centre’s comfortable facilities. Tumai Ora
held a ‘Safe Driving’ session in the John Brown room.
With the coming of spring and some warmer weather October saw an
exciting new development at the Events Centre. The East Otago Market
Inc. took place here on Saturday morning at Labour Weekend from 9.00Editor
12.00. It was situated in the carpark and garden area behind the
building. There were a number of stalls and many people came to enjoy
what they had to offer and they were fortunate to have beautiful, settled
weather for this initial experience. The market will be meeting fortnightly
from now on so we wish them well and look forward to supporting them
Eva Hammond (Secretary) E.O.E.C. Management Committee
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