Home' Central District Times : January 10th 2012 Contents 8 CENTRAL DISTRICT TIMES, JANUARY 12, 2012
No 1 Quarter
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While it may be hard to
believe we are in the
middle of our summer
holiday period, we can enjoy the
chance to take some candid
photos during this time. The Cen-
tral District Times would love to
share any of your holiday pictures
in our up-coming papers.
Photos can be emailed to: cdti-
email@example.com as a jpeg
attachment. Minimum size
500mb and maximum 3mb.
Please include the name of the
photographer and those included
in the photo and the location.
■ Reporter Terry Karatau
captured gulls at Castlepoint.
Burnoff battle ignites
By JONO GALUSZKA
Fire officers are asking farmers to
remember to take basic safety
precautions after a burnoff went out of
control last week, nearly taking out a
The Marton Fire Brigade spent three
hours battling a fire on Mt Curl Rd,
about 10 kilometres south-west of
Hunterville on Friday.
Deputy chief fire officer Paul
Whitehead said the blaze, which began
about 6pm, started as a controlled
It quickly spread when it was caught
by a strong westerly wind.
The fire spread across the property
and would have burnt down a woolshed
if firefighters had not turned up.
Mr Whitehead said most farmers did
well when it came to burnoffs, but the
man in this case had failed to take basic
Flack Brown & Co
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Legal Secretary or Legal Executive
Diverse range of duties including office and
telephone reception, copy and dictaphone typing
Previous office experience an advantage.
Must be able to work unsupervised, follow
instructions accurately, work collegially, have a
positive attitude and a willingness to learn.
Apply in writing with a CV by 20th January 2012
Flack Brown & Co
PO Box 23
NZQA Accredited Training Provider
LITERACY & NUMERACY TUTOR
We are seeking expressions of interest for this part time
(approx 20hrs/wk) role running our Intensive Literacy
course based in Taihape
The position requires you to have the following:
• A teaching qualiﬁcation or a minimum of NCAL(Ed)
• 4098 accreditation or be prepared to work towards attaining it
• Excellent computer literacy, communication and repor ting skills
• Drive and commitment to network and source clients locally
• Be professional, committed and have a positive approach
to adult education.
Land Based Training
P.O Box 689 Wanganui
or e-mail to - firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively you can phone
James on 021336455
in conﬁdence to discuss the position further
Trainee Track Worker - Taihape
We are currently looking for a reliable individual to join our Track Gang
as a Trainee Track Worker. You will be based in Taihape. This full time
job would best suit a practically minded individual who is not afraid to
get their hands dirty.
As a Track Worker you will be responsible for carrying out maintenance
and renewal activities on the track as part of one of our Central Area
track gangs based in Taihape.
We are looking for someone who has a commitment to Health & Safety in
the workplace, relevant experience in labouring or manual work, a Current
class 1 driver licence, good literacy skills, flexible and a can do' attitude.
In addition to this you will need:
� To demonstrate a commitment to Health & Safety in the workplace.
� Relevant experience in labouring or manual work.
� A Current Full Class 1 driver licence (Class 2 desirable).
� NCEA Level 1 in English and Maths or equivalent.
� Ability to work as part of a team.
If you are looking for a job that gives you the opportunity to gain
some great practical skills then we want to hear from you!
To apply for this role please submit your CV and covering
to www.kiwirail.co.nz/careers Ref 578.
Tuesday, 24 January 2012.
The YMCA is opening new Young Parent Programmes in Raetihi/Ohakune and Marton.
TUTORS & CHILD DEVELOPMENT
NEW EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN RAETIHI,
OHAKUNE AND MARTON
PERMANENT POSITIONS – Full and Part-Time
To find out more, please contact Cindy Holly, Education Coordinator, on 027 511 2401 or
Or send your application and CV in full confidence to:
Closing date for applications: 5pm Wednesday, 18 January 2012.
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Measles rise prompts
health ministry warning
An upsurge in measles cases
nationally has prompted the
Whanganui District Health Board
to urge families to check that their
immunisations are up-to-date and
to see their doctor immediately if
they or a family member have not
Public health immunisation co-
ordinator Karen Howard says the
latest figures up to December 15,
show 568 cases nationwide were
recorded last year, with close to four
new confirmed or suspected cases
being reported daily.
''Almost 80 per cent of these cases
are in the Auckland region, so for
anyone travelling to Auckland or
the upper North Island over the hol-
iday period it's particularly import-
ant their immunisations are up to
date,'' Ms Howard says.
''Having said that, Auckland
residents will, also, be travelling
extensively over summer so the risk
of the disease spreading will be high
no matter where you are in the
''One in three people with
measles develop complications such
as pneumonia, diarrhoea and, in
rare cases, brain damage -- all of
which can lead to death.
''We know immunisation is the
best way for people to protect them-
selves and others from the disease
and it's not just babies and young
children who can get measles. Older
children, teenagers and adults who
are not fully immunised are also at
Measles in pregnancy can cause
miscarriage, still birth and low
birth weights. Free health advice
from a registered nurse is available
24 hours a day from Healthline on
0800 611 116.
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