40 days ago

Vandals destroy native trees at scenic reserve to create dirt bike jumps

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

Native trees in a North Canterbury reserve have suffered “significant damage” at the hands of dirt bike enthusiasts.

Waimakariri District Council greenspace manager Grant McLeod said staff were dismayed to discover the destruction of the urban native bush, which saw trees felled to make way for bike tracks and jumps.

Matawai Park is protected and classed as a scenic reserve under the Reserves Management Act, meaning damaging or cutting down trees or any other vegetation is prohibited. Continue reading here.

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What's On: Hymns for Pleasure

Thomas from Rangiora

Everyone is invited to the Gospel Hall, 3pm on 11th October for some bright singing and afternoon tea. Choose your favourite hymns for November programme. Inquiries to Bill, phone 3137815
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RE: Yoga classes

Marina from Injoy Yoga and Therapy

This week is the last week of term 3 Yoga classes at Rangiora Hospital.
I will continue with the 6:30 Wednesday Hatha/mixed classes through the term break. Pregnant women welcome. Monday classes will start again on the 19th as I have taken on some relief work at a mountain resort.
Will hold a few workshops in the next couple of months. Please see my website www.injoyyogatherapy.com.... Details will be posted soon.

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Take part in Pots for Tots for Plunket with Resene!


Help us help Plunket support Kiwi kids and their families! Buy any Resene testpot with a colour name starting with P, O or T and Resene will donate $1 to Plunket.

The 10 most common birthdays all appear in the 13-day period from 22 September to 4 October! What better way to celebrate all these new babies than supporting Plunket to support them.

Every qualifying testpot you buy = a $1 donation to Plunket!

Offer applies until 4 October 2020 at Resene owned ColorShops.
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