Home' Clutha Leader : November 8th 2012 Contents 8.11.12 Leader
PROCESS WORKERS NEEDED
We have a number of positions available for Boners, Slaughtermen and General knife hands. We require people
that are physically fit and able to work either an Early or Late shift. While experience is preferred, training will be
provided for people who are keen to learn new skills.
So if you enjoy working as part of a team, have a 'can do' attitude, keen to learn and not afraid of a bit of hard
work then we want to hear from you. Just remember Silver Farms is working hard to maintain a drug and alcohol
Call into our plant reception on Yorston Road, Balclutha to
complete an application or call (03) 419 0640 for more information
SUZIE'S - For all your wholesale,
retail & weekly meat specials.
Ph 03 417 8213 66 Union Street, Milton
Pickled Pork (delicious hot or cold)
ONLY $9.95kg Save $5kg
Marinated Hogget Chops -- great on the BBQ!
ONLY $9.50kg Save $6kg
Tasty Pork Schnitzel
ONLY $13.95kg Save $6kg
Crumbed Sausages Plain or Savoury
Specials r un from Wednesday to Wednesday
Tyre Centre Balclutha
Cnr Clyde & High St. Ph 418 2701
Mobile 027 224 336
Need t yres?
See us first
Car, 4x4, van & agriculture tyres
24 hour farm service
Nitrogen tyre inflation
SHORT AND SHARP
An AMPED gig will be held at the
Rosebank Lodge on November 30
from 7pm till 10pm. It will feature The
Sleeves, Seaton, Levi Kelly and local
acts H.C. and Vicki Evans The gig is
free, open to all ages and alcohol-free.
Rainfall in October ranged from
average to well above average.
Waikoikoi was the highest above
average, with 133.5mm or 128 per cent
above average. Slopedown had the
most rain, with 200.7mm, and was 59
per cent above average, and Tuapeka
Mouth had the least amount of rain,
with 68.3mm, or 14 per cent above
average. During the month,
Slopedown had only five days when
rain was not recorded, Clarks Flat nine
days, Moa Flat 10 days and Waikoikoi 11
days. Average monthly river flows
were above their long-term averages
for October in most rivers. The Clutha
was above average because of above-
average outflows from Lakes Wanaka
and Wakatipu and above-average
flows from many of the tributaries in
the lower Clutha area. Rises of up to
1m were recorded on a few occasions
in the Pomahaka at Burkes Ford and
the Waipahi River but no major
The caption in last week s story on the
Mobile Surgical Services said the
person getting the $15,000 surgery
was Zac Robertson. This is incorrect,
his name is Zac Storer. We apologise
for the error.
Foster kids part of family
Open home: Balclutha foster carer Tarsha Campbell.
Photo: LAURA ROOZENDAAL
A childhood calling has become
a life-long passion for a
Balclutha foster carer.
This week is Fostercare Aware-
ness Week, which celebrates the
work of foster carers through-
out the country.
Balclutha's Tarsha Campbell
said she knew from a young age
that she wanted to be a foster
''When I was 10 I knew I wanted
to do foster care.
''Some relatives were doing it
and it opened my eyes to a
different world, that not every-
body had happy families and is
She started 10 years ago by
looking after kids under the
Independent Youth Benefit
(IYB), where parents and child
have agreed they can no longer
''I did respite stuff for most of
the time I've been doing it but
in the past couple of years done
more long-term kids that have
''Some come and you think
they're coming for long-term
and circumstances change, and
you get kids that have come for
three nights and then stay for
If a child was happy to stay here
and it was allowable then she
was happy for them to stay, she
She has kept in contact with
some of the children she had
''When you walk through the
door you're part of this family.''
It was like learning a new
culture for the children, she
''Some kids are pretty easy,
some kids are traumatised,
some kids are really unsure.
''Some of them just slot in like
they've always been here.''
She had one child who all his
life had been told he was weird.
''I went 'you know what buddy,
you blend right in'
''There's hardly been anything
that's made me go 'what does
that mean and how do you
Want to foster? Call Tess Potae or
Adrian Boyd on 03 904 0641.
Links Archive November 1st 2012 November 15th 2012 Navigation Previous Page Next Page