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CENTRAL DISTRICT TIMES, MARCH 6, 2012
RYAN, William Irvine
--- Peacefully in
Taihape on Sunday,
February 26, 2012,
surrounded by his loving
wife, family and friends.
Dearly loved husband and
soulmate of Margaret, and
loving father of Sam, and
Grace. Beloved son of the
late Russell and Annie
Ryan. Loved brother and
brother-in-law of Patricia
(deceased) and Roy
Eustace, and Richard and
Anne Ryan. Loved uncle
of all his nieces and
nephews. Gone fishing
In lieu of flowers
donations to Arohanui
appreciated and may be
left at the service. A
celebration of Bill s life
was held in St Margarets
Taihape, on Thursday,
March 1, 2012, at 1pm,
followed by private
Taihape Funeral Services
and friends to
the unvelling of
Term 2 2012
We require an organised, enthusiastic teacher to become
part of our teaching team at Taoroa School for .2, beginning
on April 23 2012.
Please apply in writing with CV to:
43 Pukeokahu Road
Applications close Friday March 30 2012
BOTTLES, old / antique
wanted by collector, Stone
ginger beers or crocks,
marble bottles, coloured
glass soda syphons,
Phone 06 328 7008 or 021
Hautapu Pine requires two people to
join their production team.
The positions will involve working in
the post mill as well as producing
house piles and battens. Within the
post mill, the role involves working
on the grading table and then
progressing to operating the peeler
and the docking saw.
Previous chainsaw or timber grading
experience is an advantage, but not
If you are keen to join our team,
please phone 06 388 1264.
Applications close 13 March 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
KINGFISHER Place, cosy,
tidy 2 bedroom unit, open
plan kitchen - lounge, free
standing Kent woodburner
carport, $150 p/w, bond
required, 1 week in advance
+ 2wks bond, strictly no
dogs. Ph/txt 0274 988-910.
We are looking for a permanent 0.5 Principal Release
Teacher to work in our Year 4-8 class.
We need a teacher who is dedicated, flexible and has
a good sense of humour -- a teacher who works well
in a team and is enthusiastic about educating our
students. Start Term 2 or by negotiation.
Applications close 12pm Friday the 23rd of March.
Please send a covering letter and CV
(including the name of 2 referees) to:
RD1, Taihape 4791
or email to
WANTED TO BUY
Are you highly motivated? Driven to achieve success? Have excellent
communication and organisational skills. Are you able to multi task?
Will you ensure high standards of security, compliance, health &
safety and food safety are maintained at all times? Are you passionate
about maintaining good relationships with all team members?
We can now offer you a position in our award winning and friendly team!
Permanent Part Time HR Position,
Fixed Term Compliance Position
HR Manager and relief Compliance Manager: HR 20 Hours per week. Maternity cover for
Compliance Manager 15-20 Hours per week. Once Maternity cover has finished a part time
Checkout Duty Manager, Supervisor or Operator role may be available to suitable applicant.
Monday to Friday, hours and times are negotiable.
The primary role as a HR Manager is to handle all recruitments, inductions and identify
training needs, produce staff rosters ensuring compliance to meet wage targets,
carry out disciplinary procedures, manage staff programmes and ensure that all processes
are carried out legally and correctly. To cover Compliance you must make sure staff and
store comply to all Health and Safety and Food safety standards.
• Must be able to deal with all staff in a professional, open minded, compassionate and legal manner.
• You must have a committed demeanor to assisting managers to get the best from their staff.
• You will be able to liaise with employment lawyers when needed.
• You will need to be able to handle conducting interviews, disciplinary meetings and performance
• Must be a good team player and self motivated.
• Interested in learning new skills and improving your performance.
• Must be honest and reliable with a tidy appearance.
• Previous experience in a HR role and/or Compliance role is desired but training will be provided to
a suitable candidate.
• Opportunities for career development exist.
If the above sounds like you, we need to talk now!!
To avoid disappointment please apply early.
All applicants will need to fill in an "Application for Employment "form, which we will send
out on receipt of an expression of interest in the above position, or ask for one from the
Convenience Kiosk in store. Applicants should apply in writing, enclosing their CV to:
Conrad Wong, 112-114 Hautapu Street, P.O. Box 105, Taihape.
Ph. 06 388 0118 ext 701, Fax 06 388 0148,
Good efforts in tough day
By IN THE ROUGH
The pennant team had a tough day
with the A grade team losing 9-3 to a
strengthened Marton team.
Duane Dick and Gary Cleaver picked
up a good win in their foursomes for the
only victory in the morning at Palmer-
Koke Cashell was all class with a
good win and Matt Booth continued on
in his winning way, playing excellent
Kerry Wells and Ben Cribb both lost
on the last.
Rowdy Anderson put in a top effort
up the order.
The team meets Palmerston North at
Manawatu this week.
The C grade had two losses against
higher ranked teams, going down 4-5 to
Levin and 3-6 to top seeds Linton at
Kevin O'Brien went unbeaten all day
with two big wins in his singles as well
as his fourball with Danny Mickleson.
Both Danny and Jim Mickleson won
in the morning and Jim repeated his
performance for another win after a pie
Nick McGuinn made his C grade
debut at the top of the order. Despite
suffering two losses, his performances
were impressive, with a loss on the last.
Brent Hamilton went close in the
morning and Paul Renwicks had a
tough day in the office.
The team travels to Pahiatua this
week to play Whanganui and Pahiatua.
Back home, a compact quality field
played a par round, then celebrated
superannuitant Robert Cleaver's
birthday in the customary fashion.
Cody Stewart was all class coming in
5 up. John Gilbert was 3 up, and Denis
Robertson and birthday boy Robert
were 2 up.
John Booth and the consistent Tom
Power weren't far away.
The pennant teams to play this week
are A grade: Matt Booth, Matt Thomas,
Koke Cashell, Ben Cribb, Denny
Thompson, Duane Dick, Kerry Wells,
Gary Cleaver and Alan Thomas with
players to be omitted.
The C grade team is Rowdy Ander-
son, Brent Hamilton, Danny Mickleson,
James Mickleson, Paul Renwicks and
one further player to be added.
The following week the Jack Evans
and McKenzie Cup are up for grabs
with the pre-match activity scheduled
in the TWMC on Friday, March 16.
Health board celebrates
success with its targets
The outreach staff visiting those
who decline to immunise their
children are very vigilant about doing
this. Sometimes they will sit outside
homes waiting for parents and
caregivers to return at the end of the
Melissa Cragg, WDHB immunisation
The Whanganui District Health
Board's (WDHB) second quarter target
results for 2011-2012 show the WDHB
taking top place for the better diabetes
and cardiovascular services (81 per
cent), first equal for shorter waits for
cancer treatment (100 per cent
achieved by all DHBs) and second place
with 115 per cent for improved access
to elective surgery.
For increased immunisation, the
WDHB slipped from 11th place to 12th
equal with 91 per cent (the same result
as last quarter and only 4 per cent
below the 95 per cent target) -- a result
WDHB immunisation target champion
Melissa Cragg says is due, in large
part, to the steady 5 per cent of parents
who choose not to immunise their chil-
This is a parental choice that makes
it difficult for us to further improve our
immunisation results,'' Dr Cragg says.
We continually strive to improve our
results through the work of our
dedicated primary health and outreach
teams who work tirelessly to track
down children not being immunised or
those who have not completed their
The outreach staff visiting those
who decline to immunise their children
are very vigilant about doing this.
Sometimes they will sit outside
homes waiting for parents and
caregivers to return at the end of the
However, we have to respect that a
lot of these families are making an
informed decision and it's important we
recognise that this 4 per cent only rep-
resents a handful of children scattered
across the region.''
For shorter stays in emergency
departments, the WDHB moved up
from 11th place (90 per cent) to 10th
place with 94 per cent (against the 95
per cent target), which WDHB chief
executive Julie Patterson says is very
encouraging. Moving people from the
emergency department onto wards
within six hours, for example, is a team
effort between emergency department
staff, ward staff and the duty nurse
While it was slightly disappointing to
see the WDHB slip one place to second
for improved access to elective services,
Mrs Patterson says to achieve 115 per
cent (15 per cent above the 100 per cent
target) is a credit to all staff concerned.
For the better help for smokers to
quit target, the WDHB moved from
fourth place (96 per cent) to sixth place
with 95 per cent.
Smokefree liaison educator Barbara
Greene says the smoking target is still
a relatively new intervention which
requires staff to remain focused on pro-
viding patients with help to become
We can't afford to take our eyes off
this task. While we're very pleased to
have reached the 95 per cent target,
our aim continues to be making sure
that smokers coming into our hospital
receive the best possible support to
become smokefree,'' Ms Greene says.
Mrs Patterson says she's delighted
the WDHB has held the top positions
for better diabetes and cardiovascular
services and shorter waits for cancer
treatment. She says the Whanganui
Regional Primary Health Organisation
can take the credit for the better dia-
betes and cardiovascular services
results and she paid tribute to MidCen-
tral Health, which she says provides a
wonderful service for cancer patients
across the two regions.
Noted NZ author to speak
Celebrated author and critic, Dame Fiona
Kidman ( right), is coming to Taihape next
week to read from her latest work and
share her experience of writing memories
The free event will be held at Taihape
library next Tuesday night from 6pm.
Kidman is one of New Zealand's leading
contemporary novelists, short story
writers, and poets.
She has published a range of fiction, and
poetry and will read from her most recent
publication The Trouble with Fire.
The Wellingtonian had also worked as a
librarian, producer and critic, as well as
Kidman was the President of Honour for
the New Zealand Book Council, and had
been awarded an OBE and a Dame Com-
panion of the New Zealand Order of Merit
for her services to literature.
The informal evening will also serve as a
chance to try out Rangitikei District
Libraries' new e-book service.
Refreshments will be served.
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