Papakura Courier : July 23rd 2014
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 YOUR PLACE, YOUR PAPER Loyal man: Papakura truckie Stuart James Barnes will be farewelled tomorrow. Farewell to loyal truckie A ‘‘loyal and well-liked’’ truck driver will be farewelled at a service tomorrow afternoon. Papakura man Stuart James Barnes died last week when his truck plunged down a ravine near Kaikoura. A service to celebrate Ongoing investigation: Evidence is removed from the Ezy Cash store where two men died on Saturday. Photo:ANNALOREN By ANNA LOREN ONE business is beefing up its security and another has had a worker quit after the violent deaths of two people in Takanini. But police say the incident was a ‘‘one-off’’ and members of the community need not be alarmed. Paul Fanning, 69, and Paul Matthews, 47, died on Saturday afternoon at the Ezy Cash pawn shop in Takanini. A 25-year-old man ap- peared in Papakura District Court on Monday charged with their murders. He has been granted name suppression pending a High Court appeal. The man’s partner was seen leaving the store with Deaths unsettle staff ❝ to home,’’ Nisbits sales representative Jamal Subedar says. ‘‘We’re looking to improve It’s got all of us thinking, definitely. It hits pretty close to home – Jamal Subedar nearby worker him and she is being treated as a witness by police. Staff at the nearby second- hand vehicle parts store Nisbits for Nissan were working on the afternoon the men died. ‘‘It’s got all of us thinking, definitely. It hits pretty close our security. ‘‘We’ve got a new camera system going in and some new lights.’’ Subedar says Takanini is usually a safe place to live and work and the incident ‘‘isn’t going to stop us from doing business’’. But Dawn Herbert, who manages the Hospice Shop across the road, says one of her workers quit after the deaths. ‘‘She just said that she’s not coming in this Saturday and she’s not working anymore. ‘‘We’ve all got those thoughts of, ‘did [the accused YOUR CHILDREN ARE AMAZING ALREADY. WE JUST HELP THEM PROVE IT. Go to papakuracourier.co.nz and click on Latest Edition to hear Detective Inspector Dave Lynch speak about the case. and his partner] come into our shop before they went down there?’ Everybody’s thinking it.’’ Counties Manukau police detective inspector Dave Lynch says there’s no reason for the community to be concerned because such attacks are ‘‘usually one-off’’. Police understand locals’ alarm but they hope the swift arrest will ‘‘go some way to alleviating their concerns’’, he says. Don’t panic: Counties Manukau police Inspector Dave Lynch says these events are ‘‘usually one-off’’. Photo: FAIRFAXNEWZEALAND From New Entrant to Year 11, NumberWorks’nWords afterschool tuition brings out the best in Kiwi students by: • tailoring lessons according to each individual’s needs • setting achievable goals and monitoring their progress • developing our own programmes using only qualified Maths and English experts 262 1241 his life will be held in Christchurch tomorrow at 1.30pm. There will be a memorial service in Auckland at a later date. Barnes was ‘‘loyal to everything and everyone’’, sister Jenny King says. ‘‘If someone needed help, he would be No 1 there to help and see things through to the end.’’ Barnes was employed by Manukau company Night Trans which is contracted to trucking firm Freight Lines. A Freight Lines spokesperson says he had worked with the company for more than 15 years. ‘‘He was a very loyal and well-liked driver with an exemplary driving record. He will be sadly missed by all his colleagues and friends.’’ The 59-year-old is sur- vived by his wife Karen, children Jareth and Amber, son-in-law Dave and grandchildren Tayla and Alyssa. Maths & English FREE ASSESSMENT – BOOK NOW!
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