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BRIEFLY Life doesn’t have to suck A five-week discussion course to help parents of adolescent girls to better understand and relate to their daughters is being held at Mahuika House. “Instilling values, respecting your daughter’s growing individuality, influencing her to make good decisions and protecting her while giving her freedom to make mistakes is hard work,” says co-ordinator June Bright. “You can learn to talk to her in a way that doesn’t make her groan and roll her eyes. You can build a strong, healthy relationship with your daughter.” For more information on the Monday night course refer to classified ad or contact June Bright at 871 7072.

Lions’ largesse Mt Pirongia Lions handed over cheques for $200 to Te pahu rower Tyson Williams and $500 to Pirongia Netball Club at a dinner function on Tuesday night. Tyson is off to the World Junior Rowing Championships in Beijing, while Pirongia Netball Club has under 16 and under 19 teams attending the Southern Skies Tournament in Brisbane. This brought grants made by the club this Lions’ year to $3375 - Lions in turn are grateful to the community for support of fundraising events like their annual garage sale, Boxing Day Races and Pirongia Craft Day. For more information on Mt Pirongia Lions, contact president Mary Buchmann at 871 9767.

Kawhia concern Concerns by some Kawhia residents over proposed temporary closure of a section of Te Puia Road could be answered at a meeting at 4pm at Kawhia Community Hall this Sunday. Owners of Tainui Kawhia Forest, have proposed closure of the section of the road between headquarters and the car park at Ocean Beach overnight as a fire safety measure.

Mum rewarded The ecstatic winner of a Mother’s Day Lotto prize worth $130,000 sold at Paper Plus last week was a mum who was given the ticket as a present. She is not local - it was bought by someone passing through town.

HIGH FLYER: Clint King, who is off to the Taekwon-Do World Championships, says the sport promotes 137071AD fitness and discipline, and provides a positive family environment.

By Grant Johnston Clint King believes the New Zealand Taekwon-Do team he is a part of can claim gold at the World Championships in Canada this month. The 30-year-old Waikeria Prison officer is a stalwart member of Waikeria Hawks Taekwon-Do Club. He has been training hard with the 16-strong New Zealand team in Taupo and Auckland and has seen enough to convince him they are serious prospects for gold. The second dan attended the last World Championships in Germany two years ago, where his New Zealand team was fourth overall and picked up gold in teams speciality technique and bronze in team power. He expresses appreciation to Waipa Workingmen’s Club (venue for Waikeria Hawks’ training) which has donated $1000 towards the $5,500 cost of his trip and to his family for their support. Fundraising is ongoing - donations can be at Waipa Workingmen’s Club. The King family is not to be messed with - Clint’s dad, Robert (who also works at Waikeria) studied taekwon-do, mum Gloria and brother Ashley have black belts and sister Jasmine a black stripe.

Road safety lesson for students By Colin Thorsen Te Awamutu College students heading to school on Tuesday morning witnessed the carnage that can be caused by driver inattention. At 8.20am, as a large number of students were making their way to school, two cars collided on Alexandra Street when the adult female driver of a Nissan Primera did a U turn into the path of another Nissan Primera, also being driven by an adult female. Although no-one was seriously injured, one driver was taken away in an ambulance and treated for shock. Te Awamutu Police, Te Awamutu St John Ambulance and Te Awamutu Volunteer Fire Brigade attended the accident.

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Thank you June Bright for your comments on the Fair Play Club. Eight years ago I started the Friendly Games Club in Te Awamutu. We only have one rule, which is no scoring, while members play rummy, rummykub, trionomo, skipbox and more. The afternoon is for fun, relaxation and companionship, which is important for those who live alone. Wednesday afternoon is a bright spot in the week for our members. We help each other learn new games and have lots of fun and laughter. JACKIE GRINDER

Want free childcare promised ‘20 Hours Free. Please’ is a group set up by motivated parents who are disappointed with the Labour Party’s broken promise to provide 20 hours free early childhood education to all three and four year olds from July 1, 2007. Details about our petition and further information can be found on our www.20hoursfree. blogspot.com website. AMY MALCOLM

Hazel Barnes is that it mentioned Wilma Fletcher as well as Sue Jones in the photo. During the 1960s the three of us were nannies (or instutrices) to an English family in Peru. Sue was there in 196162, Wilma in 1963-64 and I was the last in 1965-66. The father worked for an English import/export firm and had home leave every two years, which is why our terms were for two years. Sue’s sister had met the mother in New Zealand, so although she didn’t know us, we were recommended by each other. MERLE OLIVER

‘Crossed line’ and lived to tell tale I would like to thank everyone involved with the organising and the smooth execution of the Miss Pirongia 2007 beauty pageant. As a contestant, I was among men whom took the challenge to its limit and the ridicule that went with it and was proud to be involved in such a fantastic event. It was a great night for a great cause and was supported by giving community and I wish the Pirongia U16 and U19 netball teams every success in Brisbane. I felt huge pride afterwards to be part of such a wonderful community and look forward to 2008. LES MCKENZIE

Te Awamutu Police 872 0100 EMERGENCY 111 Te Awamutu Police have dealt with the following matters since last week: Monday, May 7: Burglaries: Vodafone store. Premises searched but nothing stolen. Pokuru Road residence. Digital projector stolen. Ormsby Road property. Grinder and impact drill stolen. Theft of a spare wheel cover from vehicle parked in Mutu Street reported. Waikeria Prison inmate apprehended for wilful damage following activation of fire alarm and sprinkler units. Tuesday, May 8: Intentional damage to green at Te Awamutu Golf Club reported. Wednesday, May 9: Two men arrested for shoplifting from The Warehouse. Burglary of TASS reported. Minibike, four car tyres, four 4WD tyres and four 4WD mag wheels stolen. Attempted burglary of Te Awamutu Pharmacy reported. Entry not gained. Thursday, May 10: Woman arrested for Under 20 EBA. Man complains of being assaulted. Friday, May 11: Intentional damage to vehicle parked in Franklin Street property reported. Search warrant executed at Alexandra Street residence. Stolen items located. Theft of items from Lawry Road property reported. Saturday, May 12: Arrests: Man arrested for Under 20 EBA. Woman arrested for possession of methamphetamine and a pipe at Waikeria Prison. Sunday, May 13: Man arrested for aggravated wounding, possession of an offensive weapon and theft. Intentional damage to Café Worx and Telecom phonebox reported. Arson and burglary of Te Awamutu Prepackers reported. Victim Support is available in Te Awamutu through Te Awamutu Police.

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Service to local The 80’s are back brigade honoured

VOLUNTEER fireman Rob Peters (right) was presented with his Gold Star for 25 years service by his first fire chief Don Hallett. Insert pictures some of Te Awamutu’s past and present longserving Gold Star firefighters Photos supplied. gathered to celebrate Mr Peters’ milestone. In 1982 Rob Peters agreed to join the local fire brigade and give-ita-go for a year. Recently he was presented with his Gold Star for 25 years service, all for Te Awamutu, by his first fire chief Don Hallett. In a proud tradition of longstanding service, Mr Peters became Te Awamutu Volunteer Fire Brigade’s 32nd Gold Star member, and received medal number 6188 for New Zealand. The presentation evening was attended by 130 colleagues, family members, friends and fire service dignitaries to celebrate life honoury membership for his distinguished service. Mr Peters was working in the Te Awamutu Dairy Factory butter plant back in 1982, and was fire chief for the site. His mate, and firefighter, Colin Linton suggested he also join the local brigade. Mr Peters said he would give it a year and see how it went. He never left. Mr Peters says in his time he has worked with three very good chiefs, Mr Hallett, Robbie Morriss and Murray Gane, and doesn’t regret for one minute joining. He spent his first nine years as an active firefighter, then after a back injury, continued as a Fire Policeman. He says the training and skills are the same, but he cannot do as much for risk on injury, or possibly more importantly, letting the team down. Mr Peters says it is the team-work that is so rewarding about the service and he recommends anyone who is fit and able to volunteer joins up. After resigning from the factory, Mr Peters had his own business for a year, and found he wasn’t quite able to be as available, but subsequently his employers - Waipa District Council and now Courier

Sharpening - have been excellent supporters. His best years were as part of Te Awamutu’s successful competition team - six years competing and attending three national events. He says the contests were great sport, he met and made good friends around the country, saw a bit of New Zealand, it kept

him fit and active and trained firefighters how to handle emergency equipment in pressure situations. But he says the day-to-day life of a volunteer is also rewarding, knowing you are helping your community and being part of a great group of people. Above all else, he says it has taught him to respect life.

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Concert to raise cash for Freeman Court Monthly Gardening and Landscaping Guide

IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR Days are short, nights are long and cold and our fruit trees and roses are due for that major prune again. Some of our back yards can't be seen for a thick carpet of leaves. This is the ideal time of year to think about creating a healthy garden rather that another mountain of rubbish - to be carted away to our already bulging landfill. It's not that hard. Use a garden chipper and chip up all those fruit tree prunings and place them around the plants in your garden. Lawns and paths can be kept clear of leaves, twigs and all kinds of debris using blowers and vacuum cleaners, available in hand-held and backpack versions. From appliances currently available on the market, users can find the technological solution best able to meet their particular operating requirements. These are specific purpose machines, easy to handle, that will get the job done simply, swiftly and quietly. Cer-

tain models of blower, generally with an internal combustion engine, can be converted easily to operate as vacuum cleaners by fitting a special collection kit, with a blade by which vacuumed material is chopped up to reduce the volume when inside the bag. They can also be equipped with anti-vibration systems that isolate the engine from the handgrips and the body of the machine, significantly reducing the level of vibration transmitted to the operator when in use. Once collected mix some straw, grass and a little bit of lime with them and you've just created a bountiful feast for the worms. Don't forget to turn it over to aerate it from time to time and you will have fantastic compost ready for your spring planting, to really get those plants going. Come on, give it a go, it's not that hard. P.S Don't forget to spray after pruning to keep those bugs away.

HAMILTON Community Gospel Choir which is performing this weekend to raise funds for the Freeman Court Upgrade Project. Photo supplied. Two renowned choirs are performing in Te Awamutu this weekend in a concert to raise funds for the $600,000 Freeman Court upgrade. Organised by the Lions Club of Te Awamutu, the fundraising concert features the Mighty River Harmony Chorus and Hamilton Community Gospel Choir. The Hamilton Community Gospel Choir is an interdenominational / multicultural community-based choir dedicated to presenting the music of God to the people. Currently there are over sixty members whose ages range from

16 to 60. The Choir is conducted by Selepa Vailisale who this year graduated with her Bachelor of Christian Contemporary Music. She is a part time tutor at Vision College Music School and as well provides private piano and vocal tuition. The in demand Hamilton Community Gospel Choir ‘Voices of Gospel’ Choir performed at the Jazz Festival at Holy Trinity Church, Tauranga in April of this year and will also perform at the Founders Theatre Sunday Showcase on May 27 along with nine other choirs.

The show is in the Te Awamutu Bible Chapel on Saturday night from 7.30pm and entry is just $15.

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STANVILLE Police try to identify the earthquake. By Cathy Asplin An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale caused chaos for the residents of Stanville when it hit at 11am last Friday. Civil Defence and emergency services quickly swung into action, but the death toll had risen to nine within the first hour. Many more were injured and several unaccounted for. Buildings such as Pak ‘n’ Save, Rebel Sport, The Warehouse and a nearby factory sustained the worst damage during the quake and many of the businesses were raided by looters. Fortunately Stanville is a fictional city and the chaos was all part of a disaster scenario for Te Pahu School. The exercise saw some students taking on the roles of services such

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as Police, St John, Search and Rescue, Fire Brigade and Civil Defence. There were even media crews, catering staff and United Nations observers. Some of their real life counterparts helped out, as did staff and members of the community. Several children became the victims of the earthquake - with makeup and fake blood providing realistic touches. The victims were found by Search and Rescue before being ferried to hospital by St John for further treatment. The emergency scenario was all part of a school unit focusing on disasters which utilised the Civil Defence emergency planning kit, ‘What’s the Plan Stan?’ It provided the students with a first hand view of how a disaster situation is dealt with.

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Rose Trust pitches Machine knitters keen in for Gracelands to share their hobby

Paddy Stephens (centre), long term friend of Gracelands and chairman of the Te Awamutu Rose Trust presented a cheque for $5,000 (on behalf of the Rose Trust) to Robyn Klos (left), CEO Gracelands Group of Services to go towards the Gracelands Fundraising Project. Fellow trustee Peter Self (right), and his wife Lois, have also been significant supporters of Gracelands since its beginnings. Te Awamutu’s Rose Trust is the organisation that has spent thousands of dollars over 30 years stocking the Te Awamutu Rose Garden with quality varieties. Mrs Stephens and her late husband Pat Stephens were at the forefront of the Rose Garden project, the formation of the Rose Trust and are nationally and internationally recognised

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rosarians Gracelands want to raise $2 million to build a two-storey regional service centre at Te Awamutu that will upscale its administration, training and support for a network of 14 operational sites. To date Gracelands has raised $700,000, thanks to the support from funding grants, fundraising activities and individual contributions. Future fundraising activities will include Music in the Park tomorrow, a series of dinners, a Hamilton Function and Maori Concert and Dinner. For more information on the Gracelands Fundraising Project please contact Martyn Parkes or donations can be made by phoning 0800 ELVIS (0800 35847).

Te Awamutu Machine Knitters are a passionate lot keen to share their hobby and knowledge with new members. While the craft is generally waning in popularity, the Te Awamutu group continues to be strong and active - but would like some young blood in the ranks. Te Awamutu’s club is the largest in the Waikato, and members want to keep it that way. They meet on the fourth Wednesday of every month in the Presbyterian Church Lounge from 12.30pm, but have plenty of other group activities to keep themselves occupied. President Shirley Walker says members often get together to help and encourage each other with projects, plus keen members meet regularly on the Wednesday

before the scheduled meeting for a crafting session. She says many people in the community probably have a knitting machine tucked away somewhere in their home - and she encourages those people to get them out and give it another go. The advantages of being part of the club is that there are plenty of patterns available for knitters of all skill levels, and plenty of experience and knowledge to be shared. Many experienced knitters create their own designs from scratch, but knitters of all abilities are able to make quality, individual garments for the whole family at an affordable cost. Keen knitters look forward to the annual festival of Machine Knitting, being held this year in

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GRAND OPENING Te Awamutu’s NEW Timber Yard is opening this Saturday at 661 Rewi St

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or small.” The Rewi Street yard has onsite cranage facilities and trade accounts are welcome. A regular end-of-month feature at JBC Timber Sales will be the Friday afternoon ‘Builder’s Barbecue’. These will be held on the last Friday of each month and an open invitation is extended to join the crew onsite from 4pm. JBC Timber Sales is open from 7.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday. The Grand Opening kicks off at 8am this Saturday and offers a number of specials, including limited supplies of decking, fence rails and kiln dried timber (90x45). A barbecue and refreshments will be available for visitors from 10am. For further enquiries or details contact JBC Timber Sales (ph 870 1894) or see Les Gratton or Eric McIvor onsite at 661 Rewi Street.

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JBC Timber Sales has its grand opening this weekend, after opening its doors on Rewi Street last week. Owners Chris Bowman and John Bason were keen to set up a yard in Te Awamutu and found the ideal spot on Rewi Street. The timber yard is now part of an existing group of businesses, with access beside Mills Glass and Glazing, C&S Joinery etc. The business can supply kiln dried house framing timber, trusses, prenails, piles, decking timber, mouldings, plywood, plasterboard, BGC cladding sheets, nails, hardware and fixings. While there is limited storage on the Rewi Street site, JBC does have another stock yard in town and can order any other items required from Hamilton. “We’re happy to help people get the supplies they need and can give quotes on any plans. “We welcome all orders - no matter how large

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Xcluder fence Mice mightiest pests on Maunga comes to town Pest efforts driving down numbers of destructive mammals - mice hard to beat

A demonstration section of the pest proof fence that surrounds Maungatautari as part of the restoration project is now on show at the Te Awamutu i-SITE Visitor Information Centre. Information Centre staff organised the display following continued interest from visitors and the local community. “Not a day goes by without us being asked about the Maungatautari project, its walks and the fence which surrounds it”, says manager Roz Liddell. “It is great to be able to show those who can’t get up to the mountain or those eager to visit, what is protecting it.” Mrs Liddell says anyone is welcome to come to the centre to get a close look at the Xcluder and how it works to keep the mountain pest-free. Roger MacGibbon, managing director for Xcluder Pest Proof Fencing Company, said that he was impressed by the centre’s initiative and happy to help by providing materials for the display.

Mice appear to be the only survivors in any numbers after intensive pest-destruction efforts over the 3400-hectare Maungatautari ecological island reserve, Jim Mylchreest, CEO for the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust, says there is currently no evidence of pigs, cats, mustelids, possums, hedgehogs and rats surviving on the mountain. Very few rabbits, hares, goats or deer are believed to be still on the mountain, and intensive hunting operations are under way to try to eradicate the last of them. “But the mice are a continuing problem,” says Mr Mylchreest. “We found small numbers of them in three locations in January, and since then we’ve found others in various locations across the mountain. “We’ve caught 23 since February, but we continue to find their tracks in a number of our tracking stations.” He says mice have always been seen as one of the major difficulties to clear from such a large area, and international scientists and conservationists are watching the programme with interest. “I don’t think mouse eradication on this scale has been contemplated anywhere in the world before, so there’s a lot of scientific interest in how we’re going about it and how successful we will be.” Once other predators have been removed from a location, mouse populations are likely to explode, and the tiny rodents can do major damage to forest reproduction, eating huge amounts of seeds, flowers and tiny seedlings, as well as large numbers of native insects. Mr Mylchreest says it is now almost certain that a third poison-bait drop will be carried out over the ecological island bush in a further attempt to get rid of the mice, and any other isolated pests which may have escaped detection. “We’re looking at a number of options, such as reducing the size of the baits so

PIM DE MONCHY, operations manager for Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust, checks out one of the mouse pads used on the mountain for gathering Photo supplied. evidence. it’s easier for mice to handle them. If the baits are small enough for the mice to pick up and take away to their burrows, they may be inclined to eat more of them.” He says a third bait drop had always been programmed, and the trust already has a resource consent to carry it out. It is likely to do so during the first fine weather pattern after the beginning of June.

The cost will be about $300,000. “Mice were always going to be a challenge here,” Mr Mylchreest says. “We’ve been working hard on them, but now that virtually all the other predators have been removed from the mountain and there’s no competition for food, the mice can easily triple their numbers every three weeks because of their rapid rate of breeding.”

Te Awamutu Volunteer Fire Brigade notebook Te Awamutu Volunteer Fire Brigade has attended the following matters since last week: Monday, 11.41am. Private fire alarm, Waikeria Prison. Tuesday 8.45pm. Chimney

fire, Kakaramea Road. Wednesday, 2.23pm. Car fire, Bruce Berquist Drive. Thursday, 11.03am. Fire out of control, State Highway 3, Te Kawa. Friday, 12.17am. Rubbish bin fire, Alexandra Street.

5.45pm. Private fire alam, Kihikihi Road. Saturday, 11.04pm. Smell of gas, Alexandra Street. Sunday, 7.34pm. Private fire alam, Wallace Terrace. 9.34pm. Building fire, Rickit Road.

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PISTON Pero Cameron drops a topping Harbour Heat. Waikato Pistons maintained their unbeaten record in Te Awamutu, downing top-of-the table side Harbour Heat 86-75 at the Events Centre on Thursday. The second of three Pistons matches being televised live from Te Awamutu was a much better win than their previous effort, even without star import Jason Fraser. After what is becoming a customary slow start to be down 22-26 at the first quarter, Pistons won every remaining quarter to

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take the win and with games in hand place themselves very much in contention for the play-offs. Kevin Smith and Luke Martin topped scored with 22 each, but in a terrific second half, won by 12 points by the Pistons, it was Pero Cameron (14) and Ben Hill (10) under the boards and from beyond the three point line that sealed the victory. After being a point down at the half, the Pistons came out red hot to snatch the lead, then in a tight defensive quarter, restricted the

Firehawks back Te Awamutu Sports Firehawks rugby league team have bounced back with three emphatic wins following their only loss of the season to co-competition leaders Taniwharau. “We’ve put the loss well and truly behind us,” said coach Kane Rangitonga. “Hopefully we’ve learned from that hiccup. It was fortunate it came early in our campaign and not at the business end of the season.” The Firehawks continued their impressive form with wins over Hukanui (42-14), West Coast Hillcrest Hornets (48-12) and Hauraki Tigers (58-6). The latter two teams are newcomers to the Waikato premier reserve competition. “They both started like they had nothing to lose and everything to gain from beating the competition leaders,” said Rangitonga. “We had to withstand some vigorous attacks and defence for the first 20 minutes of each game.” Try scorers against Hauraki Tigers were J. Adams (2), A. Waho (2), H Clerke (2), R. Martin (2), Q. Maraku, M. Raukawa, A. Hunapo. S. Te Huia (five conversions). The Firehawks play West Coast Hillcrest Hornets again at Albert Park, 2.30pm, this Saturday. The Lil Hawks under-11’s and under-12’ lost to Taniwharau and College Old Boys respectively, while the Baby Hawks under-6’s beat Hukanui in the third round of the schoolboys’ competition.

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Bottle neck at top of dart’s leader board Four teams remain unbeaten at the halfway stage of the subsidiary darts round. They are the defending titleholders Ohaupo (who also won the 2006 championship), Warriors, Arrows and Rebels, all with a maximum six wins. Waikeria head the remaining nine teams with four wins and a loss from five games, having had the bye in round five. Nomads Too, Nomads, RSA and Allsorts have two wins each, while Odds & Bods, Pirongia Hotel, Riff Raff and Hobbits remain winless. In round six last Tuesday night Allsorts downed Hobbits 13-4, WWMC Arrows dealt to Pirongia Hotel 15-2, Nomads pipped Joy’s Riff Raff 9-8, Ohaupo accounted for Nomads Too 14-3, Warriors were extended by Odds & Bods 11-6 and Rebels sneaked home 10-7 against TA Sports Waikeria. Shane Daji threw the latest 180 playing for Rebels against Nomads Too in round five, extending the number of perfect throws in the competition to eight. Daji also threw 160 finish against Odds & Bods, while team-mate Nick Patmore chalked up a 160 start. Warriors’ Peter Morris is the only player to have thrown a brace of 180s this season. His perfect scores came in round two against Allsorts and round four against Riff Raff. 137TC029/07

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Heat’s attempts to play catch up by keeping them at nine points for the quarter. The tough defensive effort was maintained throughout the last quarter, won by the Pistons by six and lifting them to sixth on the table with up to three games in hand over some teams. The Pistons take on new competition leaders, the Auckland Stars, at Hamilton’s YMCA this Saturday, and return for a third TV match in Te Awamutu on Thursday, June 7.

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Two fatal accidents have occured this year, when homeowners have been installing aluminium underfloor thermal insulation. In both cases, when the homeowners have stapled the insulation material, they have hit live power cables. The Energy Safety Service has provided information for consumers at the point of sale in the hope that further injury or death can be avoided. “As with any work being carried out, whether in the home or in the workplace, it is essential that any hazards or risks are identified and eliminated. Homeowners or DIY consumers without formal training or access to industry codes of practice or safety knowledge need to be helped to identify potential risks. “Turning off the power while installing the insulation is recommended, however, this does not necessarily eliminate the hazard. “A cable that has been damaged by a staple could still liven the aluminium foil when the power is turned back on and create the same electric shock hazard. “There is also a risk of an electrically initiated fire resulting from such a damaged cable. “If there is any doubt on the ability of the consumer to safely install underfloor thermal insulation, then the work should be left to professional installers.”

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Pellet Fires are heating efficient and cost effective. Voted NZ Consumer magazine pellet fires: probably the cleanest and greenest home-heating system available”.

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Every home has electricity, and portable heaters are cheap to buy - although their running costs are quite high at around 20 cents per kWh. But they’re good for that extra temperature boost in specific areas, like bedrooms and work areas. For modern well-insulated homes we recommend panel and oil-column heaters. For older poorly insulated houses with high ceilings, radiant heaters are likely to be more effective _ but not in bedrooms or around young children. Spending money on more expensive, permanently installed equipment such as night-store heaters (where a night-store tariff is available) or underfloor heating halves the running costs you’d pay for portable heaters. Heat pumps are the cheapest to run of all the electric options: they can be retro-fitted into an existing house. But they must be the right capacity for the house and installed well. stant hot water and full-scale central-heating plants.

Wood

If you have a supply of free or cheap firewood, then there’s no cheaper heating option than a modern woodburner. But if you buy firewood, then a pellet burner is worth considering. Its running costs can be slightly more than a wood burner’s, but without the hassle of large amounts of firewood _ and it has the advantages of thermostatic and timer control.

Diesel

Burning diesel in a central-heating plant or in a woodfire-style burner is quite cost effective.

It’s about the same price for central heating as wood pellets. But you’re at the mercy of fluctuating international oil prices. The diesel is stored in a steel tank, which means you have a store of fuel for emergencies.

● The two cheapest and also environmentally sound home-heating options are firewood in a modern woodburner and wood pellets in a pellet burner. ● Electric heaters of some kind are the best overall choice for people who rent. Heat pumps are the cheapest-to-run way of electrically heating the whole house. ● Reticulated natural gas is still a good option for those who have access to it. As a central-heating fuel it’s a bit cheaper than diesel. LPG is more expensive than reticulated gas. The capital cost may make some heating options uneconomic, depending on your circumstances ● Check out the Consumer home heating guide for a range of tests, guides, and interactive calculators to help you make the right heating choices this winter. ● More information available on the consumer website: www.consumer.org.nz

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By Colin Thorsen Tim Ball has taken over from Dave Ireland as coach of Te Awamutu Senior A men’s soccer team. Ireland says he thought long and hard before resigning in order to concentrate more on his role as club CEO. He is also a Waikato Bay of Plenty (Wai-Bay) Federation board member. Two missed one-one-one chances with the Claudelands Rovers goalie prevented Te Awamutu recording their first win in the Wai-Bay Federation league on Saturday. The visitors played well enough in their first game under coach Ball to have secured maximum points instead of a 2-2 draw at Galloway Park, Hamilton. Ken Miezenbeek reports they clearly had the better of the game in the second half and should have been rewarded a couple of times when substitute Jordan Ball and James Mead were presented match-winning opportunities. The visitors found themselves

DAVE IRELAND playing for Te Awamutu A team against 1370716AD Taupo recently. a goal down midway through the first half. They soon equalised through

a piece of Andrew Ryan magic when the midfielder floated a ball over the keeper and into the net. Claudelands Rovers went 2-1 up just before halftime when they scored from a quickly taken free kick, just outside the penalty area, which caught Te Awamutu napping. Soon after the resumption in play Te Awamutu strikers James Mead and Eddie Randall created space out wide for Ryan (player of the day) to score his second goal. Tim Ball and captain Carl Miezenbeek both had good games in the heart of the defence. Te Awamutu have now had three draws and one loss from four games. The club’s Reserve team won 3-1 against Eastern City in Hamilton. Goal scorers were Darren Baldock, Shane Haley and Gavin Scott-Dickens. The third team drew 1-all with Claudelands Rovers, with Dave Ireland the goal scorer.

Rookie goalie player of day An injury hit Te Awamutu women’s soccer team can hold their heads high after extending Waikato division one league leaders Melville to 3-1. Te Awamutu’s ability to be competitive on the day was helped considerably by four Reserve team players being able to fill their depleted ranks, due to a bye for the Reserves. Melville, with a well organised attack and sustained controlled passing, dominated the first half to lead 2-0. Credit must go to Te Awamutu’s defence, capably marshalled by Kathryn Powell, and Alison Surtees in goal for snuffing out several other threatening at-

tacks. Te Awamutu worked their way into the game in the second half. A through ball from Charlotte Meyers found Natalie Cocker who made no mistake finding the back of the net. The fitter Te Awamutu halves were gaining ascendancy and the underdogs very nearly scored again when Brogan Mathieson hit the wood work. But there was to be no fairy tale ending. Melville secured the matchwinner from a deflection off a Te Awamutu defender. Player of the day went to Alison Surtees, whose family are now settled in the Pirongia vil-

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By Colin Thorsen in, he’s certainly got the ability. He’s also Te Awamutu crickone heck of a fielder. He eter Brenton Thomphas very good hands son is following in the and moves extra well, footsteps of some of St he can field in any posiPaul’s Collegiate’s most tion.” favourite sons, includLittlejohn says ing Daniel Vettori. Thompson must build The sixth former on the experience he was recently presented gained from playing for with a special trophy ND at the national U17 for recording the sectournament in Napier ond highest batting agthis year. gregate in the school’s “It was the first history (1124 runs, genuine time he had average 80.29). been picked in an ND His truck-load of A team since primary runs included four school. He was a little centuries - 104 v overwhelmed, being a Melville and 118no v young member of the Eastern Suburbs both team, but performed in the Hamilton senior no better or worse A club competition, than any of his team143no v Lindisfarne mates.” College, Hastings in St Paul’s are through an inter-school fixture, to the last 16 teams and 108no v Thames in the Gillette Cup High School in the competition. They play first round of the naTauranga Boys’ High tion-wide secondary School in the Northern schools’ Gillette Cup Districts regional semicompetition. final in term four, with Thompson (16) also Hamilton BHS meeting took out the St Paul’s Whangarei BHS. The College School McKean two winning teams go Cup for senior batting forward to the national average. top eight playoffs. He joins some illusTauranga BHS have trious past winners of Kane Williamson, althe trophy, including ready rated a Black the late Andy Roberts Caps batsman of the (1964, 1965), who future, in their side. played 104 games for Thompson will go Northern Districts and represented New PROLIFIC St Paul’s College 1st XI batsman into the match with an average of 251 in this Zealand; Neal Parlane Brenton Thompson. 1370717AD year’s Gillette Cup, fol(1994, 1995), a former ND representative now playing for Wellington; lowing scores of 108no (Thames High School), 75 Daniel Vettori (1996), arguably the world’s best (St Peter’s, Cambridge) and 59no (Rotorua BHS) left-arm spin bowler, now being groomed to take in the opening three rounds. The right-handed No 4 batsman twice rescued over the Black Caps captaincy from Stephen Fleming; Nick Fitzgerald (2003, 2004), an ND St Paul’s from precarious positions, putting on 59 U19 representative who made the New Zealand with No 10 Kevin Yun against Rotorua when his U19 World Cup team in 2005, and Peter Carey side were 71/8 chasing 136, and another crucial (2001, 2002), who went on to become a Canter- half century stand with No 7 Gary Campbell when chasing 190 against St Peter’s after five bury B representative. St Paul’s 1st XI coach Garth Littlejohn knows a wickets had fallen relatively cheaply. Josh Nelson (Te Awamutu) was the star pergood cricketer in the making when he sees one. He also has the personal credentials to back it former for St Peter’s, scoring an unbeaten 90 up, having enjoyed a long and successful career when his team were reeling at 100/8 and taking a opening the batting for the Hamilton senior rep- handful of wickets including the scalp of Thompresentative side from 1992-1999 and ND B for son, clean bowled. Thompson is quick to acknowledge the part Litfour years. Littlejohn has no doubts that Thompson is good tlejohn has played in his success story. “He’s helped me in all facets of my game but enough to follow the likes of Roberts, Parlane and Vettori into the Northern Districts Knight team most importantly the mental side of batting, hardening my attitude in order to build long inin the future. “It’s a long time since I’ve seen someone of nings.” Thompson’s new-found ability to ‘dig in and Brenton’s age bat so well. He has great concenplay through it’ is reflected in the fact that he tration. “I rate him right up there with those guys when was unbeaten in three of his four centuries. The occasional part time medium-pacer is keen they were his age. He’s got all the goods, it’s up to to take up spin bowling seriously to add another him now.” Littlejohn says it’s one thing having the ability, string to his bow. He still has another year at St Paul’s then the difference between guys going on or not is whether they are prepared to throw themselves plans to take a gap year (2009) when he and his St Paul’s 1st XI team-mate Guy Schwikkard hope into it in a totally dedicated manner. “It’s now up to Brenton to put the hard yards to make the Kent English county U20 side.

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By Colin Thorsen Mark Murray is thirsting for another piece of the action after making his debut for Te Awamutu Sports in the Waikato premier rugby competition on Saturday. The strongly built under-21 centre grabbed his opportunity with both hands after answering an SOS call from Senior A coach Kerry Eynon to play second five in the ‘must win’ game against Te Rapa. Te Awamutu Sports had nearly half their squad side lined with injury, including regular second five Hayden Wolfsbauer. Undaunted by the challenge, Murray excelled from the first play when he took the ball up strongly, bouncing a couple of Te Rapa players off. He continued to threaten with ball in hand throughout the game, always managing to get over the advantage line with his admirable upper-body strength, and his defence was rock solid. The Senior A rookie’s confidence grew throughout the game, as did his work rate around the field, culminating in a try by the posts. He hit a short ball from first five Waylon Tangohau and beat the fullback with a huge ‘don’t argue’ fend. Eynon said he had selected Murray only on what he had seen of him playing for the Te Awamutu Sports championship winning under-19 team last year and recommendations from his coaches - but he liked what he saw. “For someone just pulled into

Te Awamutu Marist received a 48-0 hiding at the hands of a welldrilled Ngaruawahia side at Paterson Park on Saturday. The home team scored four first half tries, converting three of them for a 26-0 half time lead. Ngaruawahia have been strengthened by some Te Rapa imports this season and dominated most phases of play. Marist were not helped by injuries to prop Stu Dexter, fullback Darren Marsom and flanker Jason Rowe. Ngaruawahia scored four second half tries, converting one. To Marist’s credit they never gave up and were unlucky not to score on several occasions. Up front Logan McLaughlin and Brett Garrett played well, with Marty Rogers and Mark Sander showing up in the backs. Marist are at home this week to Putaruru at 2.30pm.

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BEREAVEMENTS

HOLLAND - SMITH. Gavin and Lianne would like to announce the arrival of their beautiful little girl Maia Keiren, born April 25, 2007, weighing 2950 gms (6lb 8oz). Special thanks to our wonderful midwife Anita and to our family and friends. HOPKINS - Sarah Nicole Hope. Weighing 2980 gms (6lb 9oz). Born May 13, 2007. A sister to Matthew, Rachel and Laura. Last but not least, she completes our joy. Thanks to Madeline and Karene. REECE. Joe and Kylie (nee Easton) welcome the arrival of their second daughter Aleisha Marie. Born May 7, 2007, weighing 3910 gms (8lb 10oz). A sister for Mikayla. Many thanks to our wonderful midwife Isabella Watson.

GILLESPIE - Dean Noel. Noel, June and family would like to express their sincere thanks for the love and support shown to us with the sad loss of our loved son, brother and brother-in-law. We will always treasure your support and comfort. Thank you for cards, floral tributes and baking, as many addresses are unknown, please accept this as our personal acknowledgement. SMITH - Norman Donald (Don). Bev and family wish to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to everyone for their sympathy, comfort and prayers during the long illness and sad loss of our husband, father and grandfather. We would like to thank all those who attended the celebration of Don’s life and for making it so special with your support which was greatly appreciated. We would like to thank the people who sent flowers, baking and many cards. Please accept this acknowledgement as a personal thanks to each and everyone of you. Don will be forever loved and never forgotten.

NATZKE - Nancy May Menzies (nee Smith). On May 16, 2007, in her 87th year. Loved wife of the late Richard Leo (John). Loved mother of Trevor. Loved daughter of the late Ruby and Shepherd Smith. Loved sister of Estelle White and Heather Winch and the late Archibald (Archie), James (Jim), Jack and June. A service for Nancy will be held at Old St John’s Anglican Church, Awawata Street, Te Awamutu on Friday, May 18, 2007 at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations please to the Wheelchair Wagon Trust, 216 Bridgman Road, Te Awamutu. All communications to Trevor Natzke, C/P O Box 137, Te Awamutu please. Rest now in peace. Te Awamutu Funeral Services Ltd. FDANZ and Griefcare. NATZKE - Nancy May Menzies (nee Smith). Grateful thanks on behalf of the family to the staff at San Michele Hospital for their care and kindness shown to Nancy. WALLIS Kevin On May 9, 2007 unexpectedly in Brisbane, aged 27 years. Dearly loved son of Rose and Ian. Loved brother of Rachel, and Carol. On Saturday May 19 a celebration of Kev’s life will be held at the Raglan surf lifesaving beach at 11am to 12 noon, then to a Presbyterian service at the Raglan Union Church at 1.00pm. A burial will follow at the Raglan Cemetery. Te Awamutu Funeral Services Ltd. FDANZ and Griefcare. PAGE 22

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FOR LEASE

TO LET

TO LET

TO LET

PUBLIC NOTICES

SHOP for lease, main street, Te Awamutu. Phone Darren 8712795 or (027) 5712794.

A1 SELF

CABIN

SAFE ‘N’ SOUND STORAGE

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

BOARD AVAILABLE

STORAGE Phone 871-6164 or (0274) 783 085

ROOM for mature professional or retired person, 4km out of town. $100p/w. Phone 871-3301.

WANTED TO RENT HOUSE wanted to rent, Korokonui /Wharepapa South. Please phone (07) 872-2676. MATURE couple with child and dog require two - three bedroom house preferably outskirts of Te Awamutu, but would consider anything. Phone (021) 215-0582. PROFESSIONAL couple seek two three bedroom house/cottage in or around Te Awamutu. Non smokers, two dogs, one cats, references available. Phone (027) 280-1750 or (027) 427-4361.

HOLIDAY ACCOM. AVAILABLE PAUANUI home to rent, $80 per night. Phone (027) 445-8226.

ON YOUR SITE

Lock up storage units

New facility, many sizes, good rates, security and 7 day access.

AVAILABLE TO RENT Four bedroom home, fully fenced, heating and dishwasher, $300p/w. Three bedroom in Pirongia fully fenced, $280 p/w. Three bedroom, short walk to town. Lawns included, $220 p/w. Three bedroom in town, rural views, $290 p/w. List of other houses available at the office. Viewing by appointment only. Phone Jade (021) 744-942 or Robyn (021) 353-046 References and bond required

Many uses. Fully insulated, power, 3.6m x 2.4m Rent only $45 p/w, plus delivery, Minimum 6 months For a detailed brochure

Phone 0800-111-344 or visit us on the web www.cabin4u.co.nz FLATMATE wanted, female, working, $80 p/w plus expenses, Rewi Street, to share with two guys. Phone (021) 184-8798 after 5pm. FLATMATES wanted, housekeeping flatmates, rural area, suit Cambridge or Te Awamutu people. Phone (027) 479-9824.

LANDLORDS

“Nobody does it better” FLATMATE non smoker, $80 p/w plus expenses. Phone 8716682. FLATMATE required, to share with two other people, modern house. Phone (021) 391-329.

PUBLIC NOTICES

Phone 871-2171 or (0274) 407-101

Proud to be Locally owned and operated

FRIENDLY GAMES CLUB

THREE bedroom house, double garage, $260 p/w, pets allowed. Phone (027) 589-6416.

Every Wednesday, 1pm - 3.30pm St Johns Church Lounge, Arawata Street, Te Awamutu Play bingo - 500 board games etc Afternoon Tea A community group Enquiries to Jackie 871-2935

TWO bedroom home, close to school, totally redecorated, available from May 26, $220 p/w. Phone (027) 2835928, Stuart. TWO bedroom house, nice location, well fenced yard, pets ok, $250 p/w. Phone (07) 823-6809.

336 Alexandra Street Phone 871-5151

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING This Sunday at the Methodist Chruch Hall at 1.00pm

Monday, May 21, 2007 at 8.00pm Equestrian Clubrooms Kihikihi

WAIPA COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL

BUSINESS SUPER DEALS

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING May 21, 2007 at 5.30pm Rosebank Art Centre Gorst Avenue All welcome

AIR FILLS ON site filling. Spence Marine phone 8717711.

TOWBARS

STUART Law Ltd, Phone 871-6426.

ATTENTION BUSINESSES! BUSINESSES!

Needing help finding accommodation which suits your needs?

Contact Francene on 871-7146, Mobile (027) 289-3952 871-6287 a/h

Waipa Property Link Ltd. MREINZ OFFICE space available, reasonable rent. Phone Errol Carter 871-6157.

From $17 p/w 24hr access Camera Surveillance PH: (07) 856-7584 or (027) 608-1749

Notice is hereby given that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Association is to be held in the Memorial Hall, Franklin Street on Wednesday, June 6, 2007, commencing at 8.00pm Agenda: • Adoption of the Minutes of the 2006 Annual General Meeting • President’s Annual Report • Presentation of the Financial Statement for the Year 2006/2007 • Membership Applications • Election of Incoming Executive Committee and Officers • Adoption of changes to the Constitution Everyone Welcome - more details from David Tuson, Secretary - 871-9555

As of June 1, 2007, the St John Ambulance office on Palmer Street, Te Awamutu will be open on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 1.00pm - 4.00pm For all phone enquiries please ring 871-8236 if office is not attended please leave a message

PUBLIC NOTICES

All new or changed businesses in the Te Awamutu telephone area. The Rotary Club of Kihikihi is beginning the 2007-2008 District Telephone Directory and we ask you to please contact:

Stuart or Raewyn on 871-6426 or fax us your new details on 871-7981 so that you will be correctly in this years directory.

Rotary Club of Kihikihi ‘A muri kia mau ki te kawau maro, whanake ake, whanake ake’

MANIAPOTO MAORI TRUST BOARD P O BOX 36, TE KUITI PH 07 878 6234 FAX 07 878 6409 WEB www.maniapoto.iwi.nz

DO YOU WANT TO OWN YOUR OWN HOME? Register now for a FREE two day workshop to learn about the process, benefits, and pitfalls of buying and owning your own home. This is the last workshop in Te Awamutu so call now! Through Housing New Zealand, we will provide you with resources and practising professionals in all areas of home ownership for you to talk to. The workshop is FREE and will run in Te Awamutu on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27. WALK IN THE DOOR OF YOUR FIRST HOME! Space are limited - contact us now to register! Phone 0800 323-543 E-mail [email protected] Kowhai consulting Ltd.

23rd FUN RUN and WALK EXPERIENCE 8km, 16km and ½ Marathon Sunday June 17, 2007

D ORE S N SPO IZES! Sponsored by Mc Entee Hire, Te Awamutu PR

SP PRI OT ZES !

Enjoy an afternoon in the sun picking the apples you want. Easy picking no climbing Braeburn 60 cents per kg First gate on right on Kaipaki Road off the Cambridge, Te Awamutu Road, or if you are coming from Mystery Creek, we are the last gate on the left.

½ Marathon Walkers start: 9.00am ½ Marathon Run and 16km Walk start : 10.00 am

- Delivery -

16km Run and 8km Walk and Run start : 10.30 am

Fresh picked Braeburn apples packed and delivered same day. Cash with order please. 18 kg carton - $20 7.5 kg carton - $12 135TC213

TE AWAMUTU DISTRICT PONY CLUB

PIRONGIA RESIDENTS AND RATEPAYERS ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED

TE AWAMUTU SELF STORAGE

PYO

Phone Phyllis 871-4811 or Carol 871-6198

recognised professional?

STUDIO flat in town, $150 p/w. Phone (021) 212-3680.

Kaipaki Nursery and Orchard 1309 Kaipaki Road, RD3 Cambridge

Saturday, April 28 May 26

PUBLIC NOTICES

ROOM for rent, $95 p/w, plus expenses, power included. Phone (021) 943-349.

Fresh Tree Ripened Apples

Council Carpark

MEETINGS

ONE bedroom unit, at present on the market, close to town, $130 p/wk. Phone 871-4331 or text (027) 483-3331.

FRUIT AND VEGE FOR SALE

MEETINGS

Wishing your property to be managed by a

TENANTS

Te Awamutu Realty MREINZ

 Electric Security Fence  24/7 access  Camera and patrolled surveillance

If you want to drink, that’s your business IF YOU WANT TO STOP, THAT’S OURS Phone 871-4072 or 870-3463 PO Box 194 Te Awamutu

PUBLIC NOTICES

Start and finish at Te Awamutu Marist Rugby Club, Park Road, Te Awamutu

Entry fee before June 8, $20 - Late entry on day ; $25 Enquiries to 871-2980 after hours 137TC209-07

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FOR SALE

GARAGE SALE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

CARAVANS wanted, 10 - 30 ft, any condition, anywhere, will travel. Up to $10,000. Phone Steve (027) 622-0011.

SPLIT

PINE $55 6x4 trailer, delivered : service with a smile. Phone (07) 872-8102.

CAKE TINS

FOR hire, boards and paper for sale, Renshaws Butchery. Phone 871-6470.

CHINESE ANTIQUE Furniture/Homewares These beautiful pieces will be pride of place in your home. WHERE??? Little Heaven 4 Arawata Street Te Awamutu - Eftpos - Credit Card - Layby and Finance available

DOWNSIZING

DOUBLE bed, $100, queen bed, $90, table and six chairs, $120, Yamaha three wheeler, $350, older desk, $40. Phone 8702949.

1/70 Taylor Avenue, starting at 8.30am on Saturday, May 19 869 Hazelmere Crescent, Saturday 8.00am, weather permitting. 885 Crozier Street, Pirongia, Trash n Treasures, Saturday May 19. CORNER Haultain Street and Acacia Avenue, Kihikihi, bunks, stove, fishing magazines, furniture, bedding and allsorts, 9am, Saturday, May 19.

FUNDRAISING

SATURDAY May 19, 8.00am - 12 noon, Baptist Church, Teasdale Street, cash only. Te Awamutu College Girls Soccer Team.

JUMBLE Sale, we have lots of winter clothes now at St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Saturday, 8.30-11.00am.

PETS FREE to loving home, tortoise shell female cat, approximately one year to 18 months old, one black and white male kitten, one black and white female kitten and two ginger, black and white females, eight weeks old. Phone 8714477. HUNTAWAY cross, working dog, free to a good home. Phone (021) 185-9637. Look out for our “FOR SALE UNDER $50” FREE COUPON! in the Te Awamutu Courier class006

FOR SALE

GARAGE SALE

369 Christie Avenue, Te Awamutu, 7 am 12 noon, Saturday, May 19.

336 Alexandra Street Ph 871-5151 Fax 871-3675

VEHICLES FOR SALE

GRAZING AVAILABLE

LIVESTOCK WANTED

PROPERTIES WANTED

MAZDA Efino, 1992, V6, excellent condition, throughout, $15,00. Phone (027) 244-2674.

PALM KERNEL

MILK

SHED, dairy, barn, shearing or otherwise on small section. Phone (021) 02442427.

VEHICLES WANTED

DEAD CARS Cash Paid *

Free Pick up

27 Jersey X b/w 118 p/w 105, average, 280kg/ms, $850 each. Phone (07) 873-0778.

Phone Andy: (07) 823-6989 or txt: (027) 453-7637 *conditions apply

CASH FOR CARS $120

WANTED

and high BW empty cows wanted

FIREWOOD

GRAZING WANTED

FIREWOOD

DRY gum, split, large tandem trailer, $100 delivered. Phone (021) 268-7705 or 870-2445.

FREE

Greenlea PREMIER MEATS LIMITED

WANTED

URGENTLY for one colt, for approximately six - eight weeks. Phone (07) 823-8368.

Cows  Bulls  Prime Ox/Heifer PROMPT PROCESSING FREE CARTAGE SAME DAY KILL

STUART ALLAN A/H: 07 829 8272

LIVESTOCK BUYER MOB: 029 290 4330

EMPTY HEIFERS Phone Owen Watson (07) 873-6222 or (021) 874-570

Classified Advertising Phone 871 51 51

PROPERTIES FOR SALE

TOWNHOUSE - PRIVATE SALE $415,000

WHITE dove tail pigeons. Phone 8717736.

Sunny and spacious town house with three double bedrooms and award winning gardens. Handy to all amenities.

GARAGE

OPEN HOME - 88 Downes Street

6m x 8m garage for removal, wooden frame, trusses, garage door decrabond roof, aluminium windows, $1000. Phone 8713984.

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MINX

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Clothing, Jewel Jewellery Gift Giftware

~ ~ ~

Open MondayMondaySaturdays LAY-BYS, EFTPOS, CREDIT CARDS.

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NEXT TO THE BOOKSHOP IN KIHIKIHI

Ideal for retired farmer/family look looking for lifestyle 2200 square foot clay brick/tile roof, 18 months old Three - four bedrooms, two lounges, two bathrooms Neutral decor, heat pump/ underfloor heating Double internal access garaging Separate double garage/workshop Great rural views, interesting site, native trees/birds Five minutes to Te Awamutu

ONE

After a Rental?

OYSTERS

FRESH at Greggys Takeaways, Hazelmere Crescent. Phone 870-2909.

LIVESTOCK WANTED

BONER COWS WANTED Don’t Wait Two Weeks For Payment Immediate Payment - Competitive Schedule Also empty heifers and potter bulls

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MORTGAGES • Has the bank said no to you for a mortgage??? • Bad debt an issue??? If this sounds like you, give us a call. We have the solution to the above questions. Phone (07) 873 7508 Anne Laws & Associates 27a Maniapoto St, Otorohanga

OHAUPO One acre lifestyle block, four bedroom house, four car garaging plus workshop. Quiet spot with great views. $595,000. Phone (07) 823-6919 or (027) 473-6451

WORK WANTED 137TC214-07

AUCTIONS

AUCTION

Viewing - 9.00am Auction - 11.00am

137TC208

Phone Warren Robinson (07) 829-5601, (025) 925-030 Bill Lincoln 871-5834, (0274) 925-080

Appointments booked between 9.00am - 1.00pm, Monday to Friday 355 Mahoe St Te Awamutu Ph 870-4080

NEAR NEW / EXCELLENT CONDITION, ALL UNDER THE HAMMER

532a Pakura Street One year old three bedroom home Double garage + one car carport Fresh new colours and drapes Great easy care rental property 1/2 share 999 m2 section - back house $239,800 Phone (021) 775-212 or (07) 856-5352

Chiropodist/Podiatrist Trained in the United Kingdom

Albert Park Grandstand, Albert Park Drive Te Awamutu Saturday, May 26, 2007 2002 Ford Falcon Forte LOSM FARM ITEMS - quad bikes, shed ware, fencing, teat spray unit, water blaster etc. SHED GEAR - mig welder, air compressor, electrical tools, garden trailer, fuel tanks, 10 ft boat with 2 HP motor etc. HOUSEHOLD - Beds, linen, white ware, kitchenware, furniture, electricals, lawn mower, chainsaw.

For more information or to view phone owner evenings 870870-1667

LAZY boy and two seater couch, $300. Phone (021) 024-19688

BSC, BA, DIPHE, SRCH(UK), MRCH(UK), SRPODNZ, MNZPOD

SECTION wanted, minimum 800m², preferably just out of town, up to $150,000. Phone Chris or Nicole (027) 363-9493 or 8703986.

HOUSE + 1.1 HA FOR SALE

KINA

70ha, Ex Dairy shed and five bay half round shed, with water, power, house site, hay barn. Excellent cattle yards. Phone owners 871-4779

LIZ CLARKE In-Step Podiatry Services

PROPERTIES WANTED

Friday, May 18 - Sunday, May 20 1.00pm - 2.00pm Phone 871-2993 or mobile (027) 321-0977 for further information

FRESH at Greggys Takeaways, Hazelmere Crescent. Phone 870-2909.

PROPERTIES FOR SALE

WANTED KNOWN

WORK WANTED

AC PETFOODS Now Buying Horses 0800-DOWNCOW

LEASE farm wanted. Phone 871-3688 or (027) 237-8797.

5m³ - $160, 10m³ $290 delivered. Phone (07) 873-9190 evenings, mobile (021) 617-349.

LIVESTOCK WANTED

Phone The Car King on (021) 051-2270 or 871-5353 a/h conditions apply

FIREWOOD

Surplus wanted for calves. Phone Deb Kirkham 871-4815 or (027) 490-1007

DAIRY GRAZING CALF REARING BLOCK

$100

LIVESTOCK WANTED

$15 trailer load. Phone 871-7420.

SOURCE NZ Immediately available for delivery, quality product, professional service, freight options. Call SourceNZ on 0508 SOURCENZ (0508-768-723) for competitive on farm pricing. Your local palm kernel supplier.

LIVESTOCK FOR SALE

065TC206/07

CARAVANS & TRAILERS

Enquiries contact Stuart Gudsell, licensed auctioneer 871-4154 or (021) 951-737 or vendors 870-3310 or (021) 024-53839

Other items welcome!

WORK WANTED

TREE & STUMP SERVICE Call Dennis Clements

TOTAL TREE CARE 199TC205/06

Phone 871-5221 Te Awamutu Owned and Operated

BOBCAT and truck hire, metal, sand supplies, owner/operator. Phone Tony 871-9582 or (021) 154-2322. BULLDOZER for hire with scoop, rippers and stick rake. Phone Des Hose, owner operator on (07) 8738466, mobile (0274) 727-776.

For all your farm crop and pasture spraying...

“Agricultural Spray Contractor” Phone Neil today on (021) 926-315

GREENACRES Property maintenance Lawn mowing, pruning, waterblasting, also experienced mechanic works from home - cheaper rates, free quotes and pensioner rates.

CAR valet. Phone Ultra Clean 870-3452 today!

Phone 027 683 7086 or 870-5037

CARPET. Phone Ultra Clean 871-6662 to book now!

LOUNGE suites cleaned. Phone Ultra Clean 871-6662 now!

D DE ES SIIG GN NE ER R C CA AK KE ES S

MEATEATER HOMEKILLS LTD Killing and processing Phone 871-9995

Baked and decorated Phone (021) 185-9637 FENCING and post driving, experienced contractor. Phone Neil (021) 926-315.

FENCING

POST driving, auger drilling, post and rail, post and batten, stockyards, deer fencing, vineyards. Phone (07) 827-1849 or (027) 473-0001.

Glen Rawson Plumbing Craftsman, Plumber and Gasfitter Roofing  Maintenance  New

Phone (027) 222-7590 or 870-2987a/h

MORTGAGE BROKER NZMBA Phone Christine 871-3176 (021) 545-302

Odyssey Shuttle Colin Paterson Ph/Fax: 870-1904 TE AWAMUTU BASED Luxury Shuttle Service All Centres

WORK WANTED

OFFAL HOLES 





KING COUNTRY DRILLING

* 4 Wheel Drive * Best Equipment * Best Prices * Foundations * Lined Soak Holes * Associated Concrete Products PHONE DENNIS COLSON 0800 DUG HOLES 0800 384 465

PC PROBLEMS?

NO fix, no fee, repairs from experienced local IT professional. Mobile upgrades, repairs and installations service. No call out fees! Phone Matt (027) 515-6996 or 870-3038.

RESIDENTIAL

LIFESTYLE blocks for all your fencing requirements. Experience and quality guaranteed. Phone (07) 827-1849 or (027) 473-0001.

TTIID DYYUUPPSSEERRVVIICCEESS - Lawn Mowing - Rubbish Removal Excellent service from experienced operators PPPhhhooonnneeem m mooobbbiiillleee::: (((000222777)))222999777---888777999111 ooorrr aaa///hhh888777000---111333444000 ULTRA Clean, complete cleaning services. Phone 871-6662.

WORK WANTED

TRUCK

SITUATIONS VACANT

SITUATIONS VACANT

SIX wheeler tip truck for hire, experienced driver/operator. Phone (07) 827-1849 or (027) 473-0001.

DO YOU CARE ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE? Our Support workers tell us they “love the smiles of clients, the friendships, and the satisfaction of helping people”.

VERSATILE HOME SERVICES

Natasha (027) 256-0093 (07) 827-8886 31a Madison Street, Cambridge. Professional oven cleaners, house cleaning, tenant, general carpet cleaning, garden maintenance, landscape & design. All jobs considered.

WEEDSPRAYING    

Access Homehealth has been caring for New Zealanders in their homes for more than 70 years. We’ve provided care to thousands of people throughout the country, our level of attention, care and compassion continues to set the standard in homecare. We are looking for reliable Support Workers to provide home help and personal care in your area.

BUTCHER REQUIRED

Boom Pasture Crop Maize  Handgun Work Phone Jim Coates (027) 446-0342 or (07) 873-2884

CONCRETE LAYERS REQUIRED

FARM EMPLOYEES WANTED

Must have full drivers licence. Phone (021) 547547-095

MILKING assistant required, 130 cows, from July to November, two bedroom house provided, Te Pahu area. Phone John today! (07) 8259814.

SITUATIONS VACANT

~ Retail and home kill experience ~ Good remuneration ~ Good working environment Phone Peter 871-9995

WE ALWAYS WELCOME... Letters to the Editor Wedding Photos Sports Reports Coming Events etc.

For a free information pack, please phone

0800 833 533.

Advertise Locally Phone 871 5151

SITUATIONS VACANT

DRAIN LAYERS EXCAVATOR OPERATOR Above average need only apply. Phone (021) 766-817 Jack - Ramjac Ltd

RUTHERFORD HOUSE RESTHOME

CAREGIVER REQUIRED

For weekends, and morning duties. Experienced preferred Call the manager 871-5586 SECURITY Officers are needed! Gain this NZQA approved qualification by correspondence for under $550. Student loans may apply. Phone 0800-800-043.

SITUATIONS VACANT

PARTS PERSON

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WORK WANTED

Phone 871-5151

We require a mechanically minded person to assist in our Parts Department. This person must be: ~ Alert and friendly with tidy appearance ~ Have good work habits ~ Capable of dealing with customers ~ Computer skills and driver’s licence essential If you can meet the challenge of working to high standards of quality and customer service, please apply in writing with CV to:

0800 639 773 SHEEP shearing service - mobile plant available. Phone 8710686.

P O Box 32, Te Awamutu

FARM EMPLOYEES WANTED

CAREER CHANGE? Or in dairying and wanting to learn more? Employer happy to put in time to helping you learn. 500 cows, 38 bale h/b Good two and three bedroom homes, fair time off and remuneration. Thirty minutes from Te Awamutu, five minutes from Lake Arapuni, very good school close by, start ASAP, through to July 1. Phone Paul evenings on (07) 872-4888

OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY OPPORTUNITY TO PROGRESS Ventura Dairies Ltd requires two Farm Assistants, milking 720 cows twice daily and 245 cows once daily. Start date June 1, 2007. We use simple, time efficient farm systems, minimising supplementary feeding. We promote excellence in pasture management and animal health and handling. What we offer: - Supportive employer wanting to help people progress - A positive working environment - Agriculture ITO education encouraged - Regular time off and an attractive remuneration package - Automated 60 bale rotary cowshed - Great location, 13km to Te Awamutu - Close to good schools and pre-schools - Excellent three bedroom house

Please phone Alison at Fegan &Co on (07) 542-3926 Te Awamutu Courier, Thursday, May 17, 2007

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SITUATIONS VACANT

SITUATIONS VACANT

SITUATIONS VACANT

SECURITY / BOUNCER REQUIRED For Friday and or Saturday nights from 10.00pm. Experience preferred, however full training will be provided. Phone 871-7282 for more details.

SENIOR STYLIST Due to client demand, we require a stylist to join our team. Hours and wages negotiable. Phone Leanne now on (07) 873-8160 or (027) 477-2032

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR GTL Ltd specialises in importing and distribution, and also manages a national team wear sports brand. The role is a junior position within our company and requires someone with great communication and computer skills. Based in Te Awamutu, the role involves dealing with client enquiries, processing customer orders and general reception duties. Many of the tasks can be learnt on the job and this is a great opportunity for someone looking to expand their experience and administration skills. Please send CV and cover letter to: GTL Ltd P O Box 327 Te Awamutu Attention: General Manager Applications Close: Tuesday, May 27, 2007

SITUATIONS VACANT DUE TO EXPANSION We are looking for mature, dynamic and creative people to fill the following vacancies

FULL TIME POSITION Lizzie is off soon to start her new family and we are looking for someone to fulfil her role. The most job satisfaction comes to those who enjoy interaction with customers, working with food and working in a team environment. A full time position is offered but this could be split into two part time positions. Hours range between 5.45am and 4.30pm, depending on shifts and can be any day of the week. Reply to: Full Time Position 80 Lyon Street, Kihikihi or phone 871871-8654 10am - 2pm to arrange and interview

Little Scissors

~ Part time Chef ~ Part time Waitress ~ Part time Bar Staff Please apply to Marlene at Otorohanga Mo Motel Phone (07) 873873 -8129 or Email [email protected] [email protected] We have a full time position available for a:

CAR GROOMER MUST BE: ~ Well organised ~ Meticulous to detail ~ Hold a current full drivers licence ~ Able to work without supervision This position involves a variety of duties Apply in writing with CV to: P O Box 32, Te Awamutu

WAITER / WAITRESS A full time position available in Ohaupo.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT

Phone (07) 823-6951 or (027) 407-0743

Inframax is one of the North Islands leading road construction and maintenance companies. Due to company growth, they require a confident person with excellent organisational skills to act as Personal Assistant to three of the senior managers, in their Te Kuiti office

“DO THE RIGHT THING”

Whilst this is a part-time position (approximately 25 hours per week), there is potential for increased responsibilities, which could see the hours increase. To succeed in this role you will need: • Excellent interpersonal skills • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products • Advanced time management, initiative and self motivation • Enthusiasm to support and assist others • Ability to exercise complete discretion Ideally you will have previous experience in a secretarial or personal assistant role.

Be TIdy Business, Education, Transport, Industrial, Domestic, You KEEP TE AWAMUTU BEAUTIFUL SOCIETY

SITUATIONS VACANT

FUNDRAISING CO-ORDINATOR We have a part-time position available for a fundraising co-ordinator we envisage a minimum of 20 hours per week with the need for some flexibility. The role will be based in Te Awamutu. This is a role with a lot of variety so the successful candidate will require outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills; excellent communication and experience in event management would be advantageous. You will be someone who takes a great deal of pride in pulling all the loose ends together. Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint are a must as is a willingness to learn about the disability sector. You will be joining a dedicated team focused on fundraising, so if you have a strong work ethic and a creative, analytical mind, this could be the position for you. For more information please phone Sarah or Steph at Gracelands Recruitment Services (07) 870-1300 or email : [email protected]

REAL ESTATE SALES URBAN CONSULTANT We are looking for a motivated person to work from our busy Te Awamutu Branch. If you are considering a career in Real Estate or you are an existing agent looking for a change in a rural go-ahead town call us now! Selling Real Estate is an interesting, challenge, rewarding occupation that requires a keen person with excellent people skills. If you have the required attributes don’t delay, contact us now. GARRY MAUGHAN - TE AWAMUTU BRANCH MANAGER Mobile (027) 472-5602 or after hours 871-7247 183 Alexandra Street, Te Awamutu PH: 871-7146 ~ FAX: 870-2929 Email [email protected] Website: www.realenz.net/waipa-ta PAGE 26

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Attractive salary will reflect the successful applicant’s skills and experience. Please direct initial inquiries to Soraya Rowling The Employment Shop Ltd Phone (07) 873-7233 or (027) 611-5560 Email [email protected]

RECEPTIONIST We are looking to employ an enthusiastic Receptionist who excels at customer service to join our team. Working in a busy office environment, your duties will include: ~ Reception ~ Mail ~ Banking ~ Typing ~ Data entry ~ Administration support Skills required are: ~ ~ ~ ~

Previous office experience Full drivers licence Self-motivated with a positive attitude Great communication and customer service skills ~ Experience with MS Word and Excel ~ An ability to prioritise and manage a changing workload If this sounds like you, please apply in writing, including CV by Tuesday, May 22, 2007 Administration Manager McFall Enterprises Limited P O Box 403 Te Awamutu in accordance with McFall Enterprises Ltd Drug & Alcohol Policy the successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including drug test

Te Te Awamutu Medical Centre RECEPTIONIST / ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT SUPPORT Fixed Term Part-time Contract and Casual Are you a team player who enjoys working in a busy environment and who wants to work two or three days a week? At the end of this fixed term you would become part of the casual team providing relief cover when required. You will need to be customer focused, demonstrate great organisational and telephone skills, and have a good sense of humour. Office experience is essential and knowledge of MS Word and Excel would be an advantage. Full training will be given in our patient management systems (MedTech32). Please forward your CV to: The Practice Manager Te Awamutu Medical Centre P O Box 378 Te Awamutu Applications close Friday, June 1, 2007 at 5.00pm For further information or a copy of the position description, please contact the Practice Manager, Sue Bluett on (07) 872-0206.

SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER Full Time Got a passion for people? Want to make a difference in your community? Te Awamutu Residential Trust promotes in dependence and freedom of choice for people with an intellectual disability, and supports the development of their relationships with family, friends, employers and the community. We are committed to providing the best possible residential services based on the needs and aspirations of the people we support, both within the home and the community. If you:  want to promote independent living and skill development in a homely environment  want to help us enhance the lives of people with an intellectual disability within our community  have previous experience working with people with an intellectual disability  are willing to work a shift based roster to include weekends and sleepovers have a full drivers licence

Then we want you! Come and join our friendly committed team Good remuneration and training opportunities provided

Please telephone (07) 871-8847 for an application pack.

SITUATIONS VACANT

Local artist off to represent NZ

A position has been developed in financial / accounts management within our company. It is a part time position, approximately six hours per week. A knowledge of MYOB is essential Duties include: ~ GST returns ~ MYOB inputting ~ Bank reconciliation ~ ACC claiming ~ P A duties Please apply in writing to Helen Claasen P O Box 548, Te Awamutu Indications of interest by Monday, May 21 please

The title track is his original song and the CD’s will be on sale at the club day (or via his website, www.brendonliley.com). He has had some great reviews so far, with the CD selling to fans in New Zealand and Australia. It has also received plenty of radio time.

Brendon has qualified again for the New Zealand Entertainer of the Year (September 22 in Rotorua) as both a soloist and with his duo partner Hayley Smith

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PART TIME FINANCIAL/ACCOUNTS MANAGEMENT

Brendon Liley is guest artist at the Te Awamutu Country Variety Club on Sunday prior to his departure for Norfolk Island, where he will represent New Zealand in the Trans-Tasman Entertainer of the Year. Brendon has had a busy start to the year with the release of his first CD, ‘Heart of Blue’

(by winning the Star Awards and the Northland Awards). He has performed at shows in Mt Gambia and Barossa Valley, South Australia earlier

this year. Brendon will also appear along side Jodi Vaughan in a fundraiser for CYFS on June 16 in Hamilton (tickets via Ticket Direct).

5th Annual

Pirongia Fire Force Ball

Saturday June 16th ad 2007 at the Pirongia Me morial Hall, 7.30pm

Live entertainment with Trace Element, Licensed bar, Supper, Rewards for original costumes

TYRE TECHNICIAN REQUIRED

Ensureet! your ticokw! Buy N

Te Awamutu Tyre Centre requires a self motivated, energetic and positive person to join our team.

TICKETS: $40 SINGLE OR $70 DOUBLE Available from: TA Copy Centre and Pirongia Village Store Phone (07) 871 6030 or (07) 871 9033 Email: [email protected]

Full training is available to carry out the following duties;

 Car tyre sales  Car tyre fitting and balancing  Truck and Tractor tyre fitting  Wheel Alignments

Te Awamutu • Ph 07 871 6678 www.regent3.itgo.com

Please apply in writing to: Nick Taylor Te Awamutu Tyre Centre Ltd P O Box 247 Te Awamutu or email to [email protected]

STOMP THE YARD M

MISS POTTER G

SAT 3.35, FINAL SUN 1.35 This is a high calibre action-thriller that is receiving very favourable responses from all ages and both sexes. You’ll like this one.

THU 6.00, SAT 2.15, SUN 12.15, MON, TUE & WED 6.00 A true story full of heart and emotion with stirring performances. An inspiring film where you will be richly rewarded with a look at a monumental achievement by one man and all he overcame.

THE SHOOTER R16

Friday Night KRUZ till late

mode

Phone 871 4768

THU & FRI 8.00, SAT 7.45, SUN 5.45, MON, TUE & WED 8.00 FLYING SCOTSMAN M Julie Walters and Rupert (Harry Potter) THU & FRI 6.10, SAT & SUN 4.05, Grint. All she needed was a friend and all MON, TUE & WED 6.10 he wanted was a job. “The action doesn’t let up for a minute DRIVING LESSONS M and it’s huge fun.” Waikato Times. A solid SAT 2.05, SUN 12.05 crowd-pleaser. Drama, comedy, mystery, satire and WILD HOGS M spoof. All older College Students should THU & FRI 6.05, SAT 5.45, SUN 3.45, make an effort to see this cracker. MON & TUE 6.05, WED 10.15 & 6.05

HISTORY BOYS M SAT 8.00, SUN 6.00

MR BEAN’S HOLIDAY PG SAT 1.40, SUN 11.40

NURSERY DESPATCH TEAM MEMBER

What’s on this week

Due to expansion, Growing Spectrum Ltd, a leading Plant Wholesaler, requires someone to work in our busy Despatch Department. The job involves:  Collecting plants from around the nursery using a four-wheel motor bike.  Cleaning, trimming and labelling the plants ready for sale.  Loading completed orders onto trucks. The ideal person is physically fit and will enjoy working outdoors as part of a team. Attention to detail, good time keeping and accurate counting skills are required for this position.

ALE HOUSE

the

Friday Night - DJ Saturday Night

PULSE “NURSES” PARTY & Exit 461 aka After Thought will be playing from 10pm Pulse promo nurses will be here. Buy 2 Pulse cans and get a photo on the “bed” with the nurses. Loads of giveaways and spot prizes A night not to be missed.

This position is full-time with some overtime required.

Please bring in your application and CV to: DON’T FORGET OUR SUNDAY ROAST

For more information phone Grant on 871-6166 or email [email protected] Applications close May 21.

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Growing Spectrum Ltd 103 Lyon Street Kihikihi 3800

300 R16 THU 8.20, FRI 8.30, SAT 7.55, SUN 5.55, MON, TUE & WED 8.20

MEET THE ROBINSONS G SAT 1.50, FINAL SUN 11.50

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES PG

THU 7.50, FRI 5.45 & 8.20, SAT 2.00, 4.45 & 7.30, SUN 12.00, 2.45 & 5.30, MON, TUE & WED 7.50 James Burke directs this solid cross-generation drama with the right mix of emotion and poignancy. You will take the characters to heart. Donald Sutherland gives a powerful and convincing performance, as do Loiuse Fletcher, Joshua Jackson and Juilette Lewis. We recommend this movie as a truly spiritual drama about the transforming powers of love in all aspects. ANOTHER ADULT GEM.

SAT 3.55, FINAL SUN 1.55 REGENT STAFF SPECIAL CHOICE. SPECIAL RELEASE Absolutely SPLENDID entertainment. Alex, Allan, Fred, Peter, AURORA BOREALIS (NORTHERN Jordan and Sapphire previewed this wonderful film and gave it the thumbs up. LIGHTS) M A RARE CINEMA GEM. THU 8.05, FRI 6.15, SAT 6.00, SUN 4.00, MON 8.05, TUE 6.15, WED 10.30 & 6.15 VITUS PG THU 5.55, FRI 8.15, SAT 3.50, SUN 1.50, Quite different from what you’d expect. MON 5.55, TUE 8.15, WED 10.00 & 8.15 It’s a very well executed story of a naïve This slick and suspenseful story about Scotsman who set off to ‘save’ Uganda the serial killer living next door keeps you and became Idi Amin’s personal physigoing. cian. This is a very powerful, thrilling and enlightening tour de force. Excellent DISTURBIA M performances. SAT 6.05, FINAL SUN 2.05

LAST KING OF SCOTLAND R16 Explosive and spellbinding. Absolutely THU & FRI 8.10, SAT 8.05, SUN 6.05, mesmerizing. You’ll hang on every twist and turn. You’ll be riveted. One woman’s MON, TUE & WED 8.10 mistake is another’s opportunity. Judi PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN Dench as you have never seen her before with Cate Blanchett. STARTS MAY 24 NOTES ON A SCANDAL M

Arawata Street • Phone: 871 7282

SPIDERMAN 3 M

THU 6.20, FRI 6.30, SAT 5.55, SUN 3.55, MON, TUE & WED 6.20

BECOMING JANE

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STARTS MAY 31

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TE AWAMUTU entertainer Brendon Lily will be guest artist this weekend at the Te Awamutu Country Variety Club.

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Plenty of hours available with weekend work and after hours callouts available once trained. Person must hold current full car licence.

The REGENT Theatre Beautiful

Lions Club of Te Awamutu presents a Fundraising Concert for Freeman Court Saturday, May 19 @ 7.30pm, Te Awamutu Bible Chapel. Admission $15

Featuring Mighty River Harmony Chorus & Hamilton Community Gospel Choir Te Awamutu Courier, Thursday, May 17, 2007

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PUAHUE

Sheep, Beef, Horses (33.5ha)

Large home with double garage Suit horses Cattle yards Rock quarries 10 minutes Te Awamutu $1.25m plus GST Inspection by appointment

$215,000

Peter McEvoy

www.pggwre.co.nz ID: TEA60245

0272-287 115

TE AWAMUTU

Dairy or Beef Unit

• Great first farm • 70,000kgms • Priced at GV • No building contingencies • Great potential purchase with payout at $5/kgms

$3,130,000 + GST

Peter McEvoy 0272-287 115

www.pggwre.co.nz ID: TEA 60220

Perfect For Building

KIHIKIHI

www.pggwre.co.nz ID: TEA60240

www.pggwre.co.nz

Debbie Thomson 07-870 2841 027 2910 947

ID: as above

Peter McEvoy 0272-287 115

TE AWAMUTU

Vendor Must Sell

$169,000

Arthur Marty 07-870 2834 021 454 915

It's Got To Go... A great rental property with tenants already in place. Tidy house with 3 bedrooms plus office, polished floors, heat pump. Set on 711m2 easy maintainable section. Potential exists for the home handy man. Tender Closes May 29, 2007 at 4pm. PGG Wrightson Real Estate, 89 Market St, Te Awamutu www.pggwre.co.nz ID: TEA60244

OPEN HOMES Friday, May 18 12-12.30pm Sunday, May 20 1-1.30pm 178 Hillcrest Ave, Te Awamutu

Debbie Thomson 07-870 2841 027 2910 947

Superb Lifestyle/Horse Property PIRONGIA

Real Fruity

Lifestyle Supreme $925,000 • Vendor not registered for GST • Modern home (3 bedroom plus office) on 4.8ha • Large barn/workshop/stable • Excellent fencing • Room for Equestrian ring • Views of Pirongia Peter McEvoy • Motivated vendor 0272-287 115

3.23ha (8 acres) This stunning well presented lifestyle has so much to offer. A calf rearers delight or just enjoy having ample space for pets, reap the rewards from the many fruit trees and plants. Family friendly 7 year old home that boasts 4 bedrooms and ensuite. All this could be yours! So what's your favourite fruit? www.pggwre.co.nz ID: TEA60239

www.pggwre.co.nz ID: TEA60236

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OPEN DAYS 178 Hillcrest Ave, Te Awamutu Sundays May 13, 20, 27 1.00-1.30pm Fridays May 11, 18, 25 12-12.30pm Tuesday May 29 12-12.30pm

Drystock

PUKEATUA

Runoff 62.9ha (STS) of easy rolling to steeper grazing land. Ideal for runoff, great central racing. Also loading race and yards.

$920,000 +GST

R E D N TE

NEW Haultain Street • 2500m2 section • Blank canvas • Views galore • Build your dream home • Plenty of space for kids to play

You Need To Hurry... Secure one of these stunning idyllic sections before they're all gone. Lot 13 0.62Ha (1.5 acres) ID: TEA60243 Lot 14 0.78Ha (1.59 acres) ID: TEA60242 Lot 15 2.61Ha (6.5 acres) ID: TEA60234 Lot 16 3.75Ha (9 acres) ID: TEA60235 These sections are priced to sell so HURRY along to view.

Te Awamutu Courier, Thursday, May 17, 2007

TE KAWA

Debbie Thomson www.pggwre.co.nz ID: TEA 60232

07-870 2841 027 2910 947

Duck Shooters Delight OPARAU

$215,000

• Ideal weekend retreat for duck shooting. • Get a couple of mates and purchase • Whitebait and ducks abound • Privacy • Storage shed, ideal small business • Kauri and Blackwood planted

$485,000

www.pggwre.co.nz ID: TEA60225

Peter McEvoy

Debbie Thomson 07-870 2841 027 2910 947

0272 287 115

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NGUTUNUI

With Views Like This...

Phone: 07 - 870 2844 PGG Wrightson Limited MREINZ Fax: 07 - 870 2843 89 Market Street, Te Awamutu Published by Te Awamutu Courier, a division of APN New Zealand Limited, at 336 Alexandra Street, Te Awamutu.