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CENTRAL CANTERBURY NEWS, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
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29 September 2012
High Street, Leeston
after sales service
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ashby AUTOMATIC GATES
2 March Place, Belfast
Phone 03 323 8031
Fully equipped processing
factory on-site. One of the cheapest
processors in Canterbury.
Venison Shanks with Port and Garlic....................$10 kg
Meaty Bratwurst Sausages .....................................$10 kg
Crumbed Chicken Breast Schnitzels .....................$12.kg
Online shop specials
T-Bone Steak 400g .......................................... $7.00 each
Chicken Apricot and Cream Cheese Parcels ..$3.00 each
Steak and Onion Patties 6 for ................................. $6.00
en Mignons............................................$2.00 each
79 High Street, Leeston
PH/FAX 03 324-3419
Leeston's Ellesmere Butchery may be a small town shop, but
it has big plans and the latest, on-line sales, is the biggest
The butchery, at 79 High Street, has just set up the on-
line service, selling traditional meat cuts to the whole of
New Zealand. It is, says co-owner Chris Brown, a natural
extension of the developments already introduced at the
An award-winner, with 12 national awards, including a recent
one for the best bacon, Ellesmere Butchery's new service
will make it a fully-fledged on-line ecommerce supplier, with
around 100 top meat products; also fresh fish and crayfish
to be added later.
"On-line orders will be freighted anywhere in New Zealand,
with no minimum order.
"But, the more they buy the cheaper it gets, because there's
a set freight cost which we have to pass on."
rs up to 20 kilogr
New Zealand Couriers, packed in polybins and ice.
Customers can go to the website, create an account by
providing an email address, name and a delivery address
and activate the on-line payment gateway for the purchase
to be made and supplied.
The system will be operated on the shop's computer system
and Chris Brown will make up the orders in the butchery.
He admits it will make him busier than ever, but it should
not affect his dealings with local customers too much.
Using his current network of local suppliers, he will be
expanding a delivery system he already has in place.
"We've already been freighting all over the country and to
the Cook Islands and Waiheke Island."
This means his mailing system is already in place.
With the shop only 20 minutes out of Christchurch, he says
he can give the whole country access through "a nice, easy.
streamlined system". There's a full replacement guarantee
on products, and also exclusive on-line specials and
With the addition, too, of a free local delivery service
five days a week-- starting with Lincoln.
Co-owners Chris and Sue Brown have expanded their
staff to 10: a butcher and apprentice, three shop staff and
part time staff besides himself.
Shoppers should order through ellesmerebutchery.com,
or ellesmerebutchery.co.nz. Phone Chris, or Sue at
(03) 324 3419.
On-line meat supplies
www.operatorsolutions.co.nz Give Nick a Call on 021 324 544
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HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS
LAND CLEARING &
EFFLUENT PITS / SAUCERS
Kids need ride
Parents need to know
where they're going, and
to make arrangements to
Constable Liz Johnson
POLICE ARE concerned about the
number of young people walking
home from parties on dark, lonely
rural roads across the Selwyn dis-
Constable Liz Johnson of Rolleston
said parents need to know where
their teenagers are going as the
party seasons ramp up.
Parents are dropping them off, so
they should pick them up or know
how they are getting home at
nights,'' she said.
The warning follows an incident
out of Prebbleton at the weekend,
where a group of young revellers
walking home at 1.30am prompted
several calls from residents to the
In a reference to a fatality on June
3 when Alex Knight, 19, was struck
and killed by a car on a dark stretch
of Birches Rd, Lincoln, Constable
Johnson said there was a need to be
mindful of recent tragedies.
Parents need to know where
they're going, and to make arrange-
ments to collect them,'' she said.
Call the police if you hear
A WANTON damage spree in the
Southfield Drive neighbourhood in
Lincoln has left at least six cars
scratched, side windows smashed
and door handles pulled off.
Constable Herb Inwood said it did
not appear the offenders, probably a
group in their early teens, were try-
ing to steal.
It's just wanton damage. It's
Whoever is doing it doesn't care.''
The incidents occurred over the
past couple of weeks, mainly week-
ends, and were ongoing, he said.
The owners go out in the morning
and find the damage.''
Mr Inwood says anyone who sees
or hears anything should call the
police. If there was space on the
property, cars should be parked up
UPCOUNTRY CRUISE: This cabin cruiser went AWOL from Sumner just over 10 days ago and found parked up
at a remote barely accessible area in the back country.
POLICE ARE trying to figure
how a 5.5 metre cabin cruiser
stolen from Sumner wound up
in a near-inaccessible back
country spot at the back of Lake
The red-hull Warrior was dis-
covered in a Conservation
Department area between Lake
Lyndon and Lake Coleridge on
the Lake Lyndon Rd.
It was stolen on September
14.Senior Constable Dave
Pitkethley said police received
three calls during the past week
from hunters and 4WD drivers
who came across the vessel in
scrub and bush country.
It had been taken down a
4WD track and dumped. I don't
know how they've managed to
get a boat down there.
You couldn't see it from the
The cabin cruiser had been
completely cleaned out.
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