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CENTRAL DISTRICT TIMES, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
FIREWOOD, Old Man
Pine, Blue Gum, Natives,
Macrocarpa. Seasoned and
dry. Prompt delivery.
available. Order now. Call
Mike 0274 771 992 or 06
385 9264 Ohakune
Receptonist vacant positon
Providing recepton and other
administraton dutes in our Tui Street,
Taihape oﬃce.35 hours (5 days) per week
Community Networker new positon
Ensuring a lead in our priority focus
within our communites is taken. Will
work throughout REAP region, can be
based Waimarino or Taihape area.
22.5 hours (3days) per week
ECE Family Worker new positon
Focusing on meetng our MOE contract
for ECE with a partcular focus on engaging
with and supportng ECE needs of families
with young children. Will work throughout
REAP region, can be based Waimarino or
Taihape area. 15 hours (2-3days) per week
For an applicaton contact Ruapehu REAP on:
Or pop into the Oﬃce 1 TuiStreet,Taihape
All vacancies closing:
Wednesday 14 March
Te Tahuhu o te Matauranga
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Scholarships for students
to attend private secondary
2013 Aspire Scholarship applications are now open and they are available to
students from low income families who would like to attend a New Zealand
private secondary school. It contributes up to $15,000 a year for private secondary
school tuition fees and up to $1,500 a year for course related costs.
Students are eligible for an Aspire Scholarship if:
Their primary caregiver(s)' joint annual gross income is $56,000 or less
The joint net worth of their primary caregiver(s) is $200,000 or less
They, or their primary caregiver(s), are not beneficiaries of any trusts
They are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand.
Applications must be received at the Ministry of Education National Office in
Wellington by 11 May 2012 at 5pm. A ballot of all eligible applicants will be held
to allocate the number of scholarships that are available.
For an application pack:
Phone 04-463 0923 or your local or regional Ministry of Education ofﬁce.
The Ministry of Education has an Equal
Employment Opportunity policy and is a
member of the EEO Trust
THREE bedroom house for
sale on 1G4 acre, Puri Puri.
Option to buy extra 1G4
acre. Ph 388 0972
Contact Terry Karatau
06 388 0639
• Family Court
Contact Terry Karatau
06 388 0639
06 388 0639
A number of people recently gave of their time
with various machines to work on Mt Stewart.
On behalf of the Friends of Mt Stewart, I would
like to thank Zane Powell, Mark Shaw, Phil
Shaw, Bruce Horton and Jim Hally.
It is because of the generosity of people like
you that Taihape can enjoy the asset that Mt
Clark shows superiority
By IN THE ROUGH
The course was in perfect condition for
the 18 hole open tournament sponsored
by Craigs Investment Partners.
A good turnout of local players was
supported by 15 Feilding players and a
few from Turangi, Whanganui, Mana-
watu and Waimarino, although the
absence of neighbouring clubs Waiouru
and Rangatira was noted.
The greens were again in top order
and with the rough mowed short, scor-
ing was well above average.
The prize table was well supported
including a few golf bags up for grabs.
No one played better than Chris
Clark who scored 42 points in a solid
round, coming home in 24 points.
Gary Cleaver won the seniors with
41 points in another superb round. Tom
Power continues his good run of form
The gross was keenly contested with
Matthew Thomas shooting 72 off the
bat, Matt Booth 73. Koke Cashell and
Duane Dick 74, Ewan Ivestergard and
Gary Cleaver 75 and Trevor Barnard
76.Other winning scores were John Gil-
bert, Duane Dick and Merv Tapp on 39,
Matt Booth, Robert Cleaver, Trevor
Tacon and Gary Thomas 38. John
Booth and Brent Hamilton 37. On 36
were Alec Jones, Richard Millner,
Marty Crafar, Danny Mickleson and
Nearest the pin: Chris Clark, Bill
Riordan, Allison Thomas.
Best third shot: Matt Booth, Merv
Tapp, and Fran Robertson.
Twos: E Westergaard, M Thomas, D
Dick (2), G Cleaver, K O'Brien (2), J
Mickleson, Bill Riordan (2), A James.
Eagles: Ross Pratt on the 10th.
In the ladies section Karen Clark
was just too hot with a superb 85 off
the bat to take the Ladies Gross and
McGinniss Jug and a total of 46 points.
Di Lewis was runner-up in the gross
In the net Marian Cleaver shot 70
net from Fran Robertson, and in the
stableford Ngaire Bond and Allison
The Collerton Cup has a few new
names on it with club captain Merv
Tapp and John Gilbert combining best
with their two-round total of 156 -- far
too good for all other pairings by a
massive 11 points.
In the annual Feilding-Taihape
interclub the Bradley Mortland Tray
was reclaimed by Taihape by a 36-30
This Sunday, the McGinniss trophies
and hams are up for grabs which will
again combine as the qualifying for the
RANGATIRA GOLF RESULTS
Ladies, February 22: J Ross Bracelet, E
Hansen nett, M McAlley 68, N McCoard 70,
E Trass 70, K Byford 73, C Gregory 73.
Ladies 9-hole stableford: M Peacock 22.
Taihape Bridge Results Febru-
ary 20 - Clark Cup: 1st Cindy
Gibbs & Graeme Gibbs 67.73
2nd Catherine McCartin &
Hunter Howard 60.91 per cent.
3rd Marian Cleaver & Allison
Thomas 58.64 per cent.
Taihape Police warn email scams are continuing
to do the rounds.
One recently received is from a June Scotland
(firstname.lastname@example.org) saying the recipient's email
address has won £850,000 in the British ELITE
They then ask for personal details to get the
supposed claim process under way.
Police warn that personal details must not be
passed on to anyone because ID theft is becoming
more prevalent world wide.
They advise the best thing to do with this kind
of email is delete it from your system.
By WICKET KEEPER
On Saturday Taihape played the Scaracens
(Marton), on the Taihape Recreational Ground --
only their second home game this season.
Scaracens batted first and scored 157 off their
40 overs. A depleted Taihape attack battled man-
fully and made the batsmen work hard for their
runs. Matt Jacobson produced an outstanding
spell, taking two for 15 off his eight overs, and
placing the batsmen under extreme pressure.
He was well supported by Alex Hawira (one for
21), Wayne Davies (three for 27), Brad Fannin
(two for 44), and newcomer Guy Peacock (one for
26). Enthusiastic fielding supported the bowling
effort. Nathan Chaney kept well, Guy Peacock
was outstanding, while Jeremy Gilbert took a
Unfortunately, as has been the case for much of
the season, ill-disciplined batting saw Taihape all
out for 74.
Matt Jacobson completed an excellent all-round
day with top score of 27 (fours and one six).
Wayne Davies (12) was the only other batsman to
make double figures.
Summary: Scaracens 157 (Wayne Davies
three for 27), Matt Jacobson two for 15, Alex
Hawira one for 21, Brad Fannin two for 44 , Guy
Peacock one for 26. Taihape 74 (Matt Jacobson
27, Wayne Davies 12).
FEILDING STORE STOCK SALE
less than usual
Low entries of both sheep and
cattle was again the order of
the day in the latest store sale.
Many potential vendors have
slammed the gates shut as the
grass continues to grow, prefer-
ring to ride out the schedule
falls by growing their stock on
to heavier weights, and yarding
tallies are substantially below
what is usual for this time of
year at the Feilding sale.
This is leading to a firming in
sale prices for those sections
large enough to make a valid
comparison such as the lamb
section and the 18-month cattle
The ewes on offer were
reasonably plentiful but only of
a medium quality, and remain
off the highs of a few weeks ago
as the works buyers are in a
The first pen of lambs, a large
line of 355 shorn hill country
wether lambs from Maata-
Kotahi, Taihape, made what
was to be the day's top money
for store lambs of $114 until
Kevin Grundy's Kevalin Part-
nership sold 92 shorn
Perendale cryptorchids later in
the sale for the same money.
There was an obvious
strengthening in the market as
the sale progressed with lambs
that were kilograms lighter or
even second cuts making
virtually the same money as
heavier lambs earlier in the
A highlight of the lamb sec-
tion was the sale of 184 woolly
capital stock romney/perendale
ewe lambs from M McKinnon,
Mangaweka, which were
knocked down for $127 after
spirited bidding by two buyers.
It is fair to say the lamb
prices lifted by 10 cents per
kilogram above last week.
The 18-month cattle sections
were the only sections to have
reasonable numbers on offer
and also lifted by around 10 cpk
over last week.
The cattle were only medium
types as the better cattle seem
to be being retained by their
current owners, so prices were
A J Clark, Makino Rd, sold
20 angus 18-month steers for
$1085 ($2.41) and P J Valen-
tine, Rangiwahia, sold 11
heifers for $840 ($2.26) as good
indicator lines. Friesian bulls
were again in demand and G E
Braddock Estate, Eketahuna,
sold 11 for $980 ($2.35) and C &
N Higgie, Whanganui, sold 16
slightly older bulls for $990
A small line of five recorded
weaner friesian bulls from
Lightburn Ltd, Kairanga, sold
for $600 ($2.97).
Low numbers are allowing
this market to have some trac-
tion and those vendors who
sought some cash flow today
would have been happy enough
with their returns for lambs
Sheep (7398); ewes (2442);
2th (451), $90 to $205; 5 and 6
yr (1991), $72 to $140; MA
(336), $107 to $158; lambs
(4956); 31kg to 36kg, $101.50 to
$127, $3.11 to $3.43, lift; 24kg
to 30kg, $82 to $99.50, $3.10 to
Cattle (503); steers; 2 yr (19),
528kg to 572kg, $1105 to
$1230, $2.09 to $2.15; 1 yr
(170), 259kg to 449kg, $690 to
$1085, $2.00 to $2.78, lift;
weaner (26), 132kg to 197kg,
$370 to $580, $2.74 to $3.11;
bulls; 1 yr (41), 368kg to 439kg,
$850 to $990, $2.25 to $2.35,
steady; weaner (36), 120kg to
202kg, $410 to $600, $2.97 to
$3.57; heifers; 1 yr (91), 245kg
to 405kg, $555 to $840, $2.11 to
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