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D J Johnston
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND CORPORATE SERVICES
LAST DAY FOR
FRIDAY 31 MAY 2013
Riverton , 5 Jetty Street , 03 234 8162
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Who we are...
A Southland company with over 30 years
trading in the Meat Industry and 10 years in
Homekill looking to provide a clean, fast and
efficient service with a personal touch and
value for money. Our slaughterman Kevin
has 28 years experience and will provide
you with service second to none.
What you do...
Call us to advise your needs and on the
appointed day either be available to identify
the stock or have them separated for ease of
access and identification.
What we do...
Organise a date that is suitable to you and
arrive with all the equipment to slaughter the
required animals. They are then transported
to our modern hygienic premises for hanging.
We then contact you in the following days
to discuss your processing needs and call
you once the product is finished, frozen and
ready for collection.
You may also call in and drop off your own
stock and game meats as long as it is clean,
free from foreign matter and skinned.
We can provide a full range of extras for
your processing such as kebabs, french
racks, stirfry and dicing with the option of
marinating as well.
Homekill $115 + Hide
Offal removal (if required) $20
Processing Charges $1.00 per kilo
Homekill $20 + Pelt
Offal removal -- no charge
Processing Charge $20
Offal Removal -- no charge
Processing Charge $80
(Our pigs are skinned not scolded and all offal and
waste must be left on your property)
Fresh Pork $90 • Baconer $110
Basic $3.30kg -- minimum 5kg
Sausages • Saveloys • Chippolatas
• Cherrios • Luncheon • Meat Patties
Gourmet $3.95kg -- minimum 10kg
Swiss Roll • Pork & Chive • Cheese &
Bacon • Cheese & Onion-Herb & Garlic
• Frankfurters • Steak & Onion • Lamb Mint
Rosemary • Merlot & Cracked Pepper
We also offer a full range of Gluten
and Allergy Free range.
All prices are GST inclusive.
AVAILABLE NOW CALL GARY
SHORT AND SHARP
Central Southland College s mud run happens
this Sunday where teams of four can tackle 10
obstacles. The event includes a 2km, 4km or
6km course, at Lora Gorge, near Browns. The
Winton Volunteer Fire Brigade will be on hand
to create extra mud. Corporate teams, mixed
teams, students aged 18 years or under and
family teams, minimum age 12 years, unless
accompanied by a parent/guardian, are all
invited to take part.
Internet Safety and Risk Assessment
consultant John Parsons will be in Southland
next month to spread his message. Mr
Parsons is passionate about child protection
and child welfare, while still advocating the
use of today s technology. He will visit local
schools and will also give public presentations
in Winton, June 10, at the Salvation Army
Community Centre at 7.30pm, Lumsden s
Memorial Hall at 7.30pm on June 11, Otautau
School at 7.30pm on June 12 and at
Riverton s Aparima College Hall on June 13 at
The Ohai Railway Fund Committee has just
allocated close to $30,000 in grants. These
include $8000 to the Hospice Southland
Charitable Trust, $4000 to the Aparima Hall
Committee, $4723 to the Nightcaps
Community Development Area Sub-
Committee and $2950 to the Southland
Heritage Building and Preservation Trust. Ten
applicants also received educational grants.
Cracked shell shows its age
Death knell resounds for irreplaceable sound shell
Keep it going: Riverton Sound Shell committee secretary Cazna Gilder is concerned about the
future of the iconic facility as its committee searches for new members.
Photo: MARY WITSEY 627985220
What: Future of Riverton's sound shell in danger
Why? $100,000 in repairs and maintenance required
What else is needed: More sound shell committee members
If you can help: Contact Mrs Clarke's Cafe in Riverton on: 234 8600.
By MARY WITSEY
The future of Riverton's famed sound
shell once again hangs in the balance,
with a group of locals trying to rally
support to save it.
A small group of volunteers make up the
sound shell committee and secretary
Cazna Gilder says they're looking for
more members to establish a fully
functioning trust to protect the Taramea
Bay structure, which has been used for
concerts and community events for
The sound shell stage has a shell-shaped
back and is one of only two in the South
Island, with the other at Caroline Bay, in
The sound shell committee has no
chairperson or treasurer, and with
$100,000 in repairs and maintenance
required and a lease up for renewal, the
situation was serious, Ms Gilder said.
''It's a very desperate thing -- if no-one
looks after the sound shell it will go to
rack and ruin.
''I don't believe it's a Riverton problem --
I believe it's a Southland problem.''
As far back as 1997 the sound shell was
threatened with demolition. Because it
was on crown land nothing could be built
in its place if it was demolished, she said.
''I don't think people want to see an
eyesore there if the sound shell is
The committee recently held its annual
meeting and while the group had
considered resigning they were buoyed
by interest from a newly-formed,
65-member surf group, The Board Riders
Club, who were keen to use the sound
shell as their base.
''There is a positive outlook,
but it will take a whole lot of
work,'' Mrs Gilder said.
Now the committee wants people to come
forward and offer support.
''I do think it's up to the next generation.
Once the sound shell is gone, it doesn't
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