Horowhenua Mail : September 8th 2011
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Smash, run A burglar used a con- crete block to smash the door to Levin s Fire- stone Direct on Oxford St just before 5am on Sunday. Constable Scott Harvey said security were quickly on the scene but the burglar escaped. Giant rugby balls pass first test By TANYA WOOD Rugby inflatable: Horowhenua's new inflatable rugby balls prove a tempting target for local children, like Lazzoryss Tovo, at Levin Domain. It was a race to the wire, but Horowhenua s inflat- able rugby balls made their debut last Saturday, in time for kickoff at the Heartland Championship rugby game at Levin Domain. With the message It s where the heart is -- Horowhenua , and the Horowhenua-Kapiti Rugby Union logo, the two blue balls will be used to promote events around the district during and after the Rugby World Cup. The first ball to go up at the Village Green, for the Oranges at Halftime exhibition, took about half an hour to unravel, inflate and anchor down. Rugby union manager Aleni Feagaiga, who had help from seven members of the Samoan youth group to put it up, said the two balls arrived late Friday afternoon for testing, and there had been no problems. The easy bit is inflating them, it only takes about three minutes. He said sufficient grass area, and a power source to keep the electric air pump going, had to be taken into consideration when choosing the exact spot to anchor them. Councillor Leigh McMeeken, who was at the Village Green, said it was a cool way to promote rugby and the Horowhenua. The softening of the rugby ball effect lends itself to a variety of sports and other events, she said. Austin Fraser, who came up with the original idea, said the ball had to be designed in such a way as to withstand the elements, and it repres- ented what it was meant to, a football and an image of sport for the district . Athletic Rugby Club manager Gerald de Castro, who was at Saturday s match, said it was some- thing different. I can appreciate some people might think they are a bit off-shape, but to a rugby person that wouldn t worry them. I know what it s meant to be. The next location for the balls will be Levin iSITE today and Friday, and Friday at Foxton s Easton Park. Designed and produced by Canvasland, the balls, measuring seven by four metres, and using 150 metres of nylon-coated PVC per ball, are owned by the Horowhenua-Kapiti Rugby Union, which received $11,000 in council funding. The promotional balls, which can have banners attached, are free to hire out for community groups, and HKRFU chief executive Corey Kennett had already received a few enquiries. Committed: Sportsworld Levin owner Ken Gurney has been out encouraging local businesses to ''get a feeling of fun'' and jump on the Rugby World Cup bandwagon by dressing up their shop windows. ''I go to as many shops as I can most days to remind people to put any flag in their window, and become part of the world cup scene. People passing through, and ex-pats coming back to the town, will see Levin is alive.'' Mr Gurney has bought packs of the mini flags in bulk to on-sell at cost. So far he has sold just over 100 packs. ''People are coming to me, in a rush of course, to get them for their homes, but a lot are going into small businesses, clubs and even rest homes.'' The erstwhile promoter, who has worked for the past two years to get businesses working together better, has even tried to encourage real estate agents to dress up any empty premises on the main street to look pre- sentable during the six weeks. Official Rugby World Cup flags went up in the main shopping streets in Levin, Foxton and Shannon over the weekend.
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