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Dunedin: Brockville high points!*

*(who needs a tower)

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Thursday, April 11, 2013 4:29 PM

Subject: Syd Adie on Brockville
The following appeared in the Brockville Community Newsletter #15. Endorsement by Syd Adie.
Initially, as you can see, Mr Adie wrote this letter to the ODT’s editor. Then he had a change of heart, he decided the Newsletter was his preferred publication for his letter which he dropped into the BCDP Office yesterday.


The Editor
Otago Daily Times
Fax: 4747422



How Brockville is growing up, from its early beginnings when everyone wanted to say bad things and run us down. We have changed from having very little amenities to now having a great Bus Service, Grocery Superette, Chemist Services, a Tavern, and Church. Looking forward, the Brockville Community Development Management Committee (BCDMG) has been set up with Government funding and is running some very successfully projects. With more to come. These projects were selected from a community survey and meetings of the residents of the Brockville community.

BCDMG is running regular clean up days, Community Dinners, Community Garden that continues to grow in numbers. We can now look forward to the new $3 million Community Centre Church Project, to go along with well established Kindergarten Kohunga, and Full Primary School with its Bilingual Unit all going from strength to strength. The School and its new headmaster are well established and has a new rejuvenated Hall. Our School Board has seen some very high achievements which all goes well for the future with new board elections being held in May this year.

So as you can see Brockville is moving forward and all looks good for the future, and as a long-term resident I look forward to serving and seeing the number of young people that were brought up in Brockville returning to make their home here and bring up their [children] here in a rejuvenated Brockville.

A word of encouragement to those who are making it all happen, keep up the fine work you are doing, it’s appreciated.

Syd Adie

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Christchurch: HOTELS with Chinese investment pending

A major Chinese construction company is eyeing joint-venture prospects in Christchurch.

PrimeTV News China 2 12-4-13PrimeTV News China 1 12-4-13

### stuff.co.nz Last updated 11:33 12/04/2013
Chinese ‘very interested’ in key Christchurch project
By Lois Cairns – The Press
Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker, who is in China visiting Christchurch’s sister cities, met representatives from Beijing-based company Huadu Construction this week and says they are interested in being part of a major development planned for Christchurch.

Parker said he could not reveal details of the development at this stage as negotiations were still under way, but it would be a significant project for the city.

Earthquake-recovery officials have been overseas previously seeking expressions of interest in key projects for Christchurch’s rebuild, including the new convention centre.

Asked about the possible scale of investment, Key said “the sky’s the limit” for some of the groups they were in talks with, some of which were experienced in PPP investment.

Prime Minister John Key said the business delegation he was leading in China this week had met groups interested in investing in construction, such as building hotels, where New Zealand had long accepted foreign investment. Christchurch could form part of these discussions.
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Starplus Homes staff ‘in the dark’
Some Hamilton tradespeople and contractors are understood to be owed hundreds of thousands of dollars by Chinese building company Starplus Homes. Read more

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Images: PrimeTV News 12.4.13 [screenshots]


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