Nor West News : November 4th 2010
7 NOR-WEST NEWS, NOVEMBER 4, 2010 NEWS In person ” 1,500+ places across NZ ” BNZ stores ” PostShops At the start of the week, your water and wastewater account transferred to Watercare0Yhen you recekxe your Þrst dknn, you can senect a rayoent oethod that sukts you0 Now running water for Auckland... By post ” Cheque Automatic ” Automatic payment ” Direct debit Electronic ” Internet banking ” Telephone banking ” Credit card payment on our website If you have an existing direct debit, recurring credit card authority or automatic payment set up, we have made the change hassle free. Your payment will be directed to Watercare automatically. Contact us Customer Services: (09) 442 2222, 7.30am to 6pm, Monday to Friday Faults: (09) 442 2222, 24 hours Visit: www.watercare.co.nz 3181056AC Good sports: Craig and Harriet in the bar/restaurant area of Kumeu Indoor Sports. It's a brilliant family-friendly concept, and directors Craig and Harriet Watson are the ideal people to front it! Kumeu Indoor Sports, combined with Doc's Bar & Bistro, provides exciting social and competitive sport, viewing and entertainment facilities, and great value dining. After a radical revamp of the old Cossie Club premises, Craig and Harriet opened a superb indoor sports venue catering for netball, soccer, cricket and dodge ball. There are competitive leagues, social leagues, women's netball, men's cricket, and mixed teams for all sports and every level. Thinking of forming a team? There are good incentives (including bar tabs) - or just come along and they'll slot you into a team. On Friday nights a court area is set aside for kids' play. Doc's Bar & Bistro includes a garden bar and kids indoor and outdoor play areas. Doc's is licensed, and its casual bistro menu is VERY popular. ` `It seems the word is going round,'' says Craig. They cater for birthday parties and functions. Bookings are now being taken for Christmas - an ideal venue, catering for good numbers, with plenty of parking. Kumeu Indoor Sports and Doc's Bar & Bistro is in John McDonald Lane, Kumeu. Bistro open five days for lunch, seven nights for dinner. Phone 09 412-7993. www.kumeuindoorsports.co.nz Now it's the Great Indoors! ADVERTORIAL 3231321AA COSMETICS WAREHOUSE SALE LOCATION: 40B MORRIN ROAD, MT WELLINGTON GREAT BARGAINS, GREAT RANGE There will be staff on hand to assist with consultations and product information GET YOUR GIFT SHOPPING DONE HERE! WELL KNOWN BRANDS SKINCARE - MAKEUP - FRAGRANCE GIFT SETS - BAGS CASH, EFTPOS, CREDIT CARDS ONLY NO CHEQUES ACCEPTED THREE DAYS ONLY FRIDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 8.00AM - 5.00PM SATURDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 8.00AM - 4.00PM SUNDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 8.00AM - 4.00PM Bulldozer-bound: Demolition has been ordered for the former Co-op Dairy Factory on Mill Rd, the main southern entrance to Helensville. Dairy factory must go, council says By MICHELE ONG Owners of the eyesore that is the old Co-op Dairy Factory have been issued with a dangerous building notice to demol- ish the buildings by March 31. The Auckland Council has the option to apply for a court order to demolish the buildings and recover the full cost if the owners have not completed the job by the end of the first quarter. The Rodney District Council district plan and regulatory meeting was told at the end of last month that there were only two options to end the saga that's dragged on for two years. The first is to issue a further dangerous build- ing notice, requiring all buildings on the site to be demolished and the site cleared of building materials. The site's 1.8-metre high security fence would be maintained in a secure condition with danger signs until the buildings and material were removed. The second option is to apply to the court for an enforcement order under section 17 of the Re- source Management Act. Compliance and moni- toring manager Stephen Hubbuck told the meet- ing that the application might not be successful because the property is in a commercial area. The first option is pre- ferred because it is expected to result in the demolition and tidy-up without the need to go through court action. The buildings were deemed dangerous in 2008 under the terms of the Building Act 2004. Owners Kaipara In- vestments responded to the dangerous building notice at the time by sub- mitting a proposal which involved development of the site in April 2009. The proposed develop- ments did not happen as planned but the council remained flexible pro- vided the high security fencing remained secure. But since February, inspections by the coun- cil have identified the fence as being in- adequately maintained. In September, a meet- ing was held with one of the owners, Mr Hubbuck says. The owners said plans had been put on hold because of the economic crisis and they were try- ing to sell the building. They also said demo- lition was not affordable. The council gave until September 10 for the security fencing to be reinstated and main- tained with a new con- tract for security in- spections. A council officer in- spected the site on Sept- ember 10 and found the fencing had been re- paired.
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