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Sunday Territorian 31 Jul 2016



Sunday Territorian 31 Jul 2016


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SUNDAY JULY 31 2016 NEWS 11 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA old campus. The special needs school provides education and training to special needs middle and highschool students. Principal Carolyn Edwards said the new facility was a welcome improvement for the staff and students. Staff are excited about coming to work in a building that will enable us to do our job even better than we have before, she said. The major additions include vocational training and a multi purpose hall. What this school has is all the Vet facilities, she said. It has the music room, it has the enterprise Ed room it has a horticultural area it has a shed, a farm shed, she said. All of those were actually in one room. Other facilities include a hydrotherapy pool, a playground that caters to any ability and a sensory room. Education Minister Peter Chandler said: Im passionate about giving children with a disability or learning difficulty the right facilities to better support their social and educational needs. The school will also have room for growth with a capacity of 120 middle school students and highschool students. New, improved campus for Henbury special-needs students SIXTY students will begin school next week at a brand new campus. Henbury School has relocated to a new state-of-the-art site across the road from the JUDITH AISTHORPE Daniel Cunningham, Aisiah Greening, Chrissie Taylor, James Taylor, Brandon Newell and Dea Purcell at the Pesona Indonesia festival yesterday on the Darwin Waterfront Picture: PATRINA MALONE THE aromatic flavours of Indonesian cuisine wafted from the Darwin Waterfront last night as people flocked to enjoy Pesona Indonesia. Authentic Indonesian food including rice and noodle dishes, laksa, nasi goreng, soups, curries, rendang, satays, gado gado, spring rolls and desserts were all available. More than 1000 people tried the delicacies to the haunting sound of the rindik, a traditional musical instrument made out of bamboo. The Rindik Bambu Bali band from the popular Indonesian island were flown over especially for the event, now in its third year at the Waterfront. Pesona translates to enchanting and celebrates Indonesias culture, entertainment and food. Indonesia is the largest of our closest overseas neighbours and organisers say the event bridges cultural understanding, while also instilling a sense of cultural pride within our younger generations for the expatriate community. Pesona Indonesia falls well ahead of this years Indonesian Independence Day on August 17. Taste of Indonesia arrives at the Waterfront Man, 37, charged on death A 37-YEAR-OLD man has been charged in relation to the death of a 34-year-old Maningrida woman at the Nightcliff foreshore last week. The man, who was allegedly known to the woman, had been assisting police with their inquiries. Police are still urging any witnesses to come forward, including a man and woman who may have seen the incident and an adult male who offered a medical face mask to those performing CPR on the woman. The woman, whose name has not been released, died despite the efforts of passers-by, including a nurse who performed the CPR. The woman was rushed to hospital but could not be saved. Major Crime Squad Detective Senior Sergeant Lee Morgan said the woman died following an altercation on a grassed area near Aralia St and Casuarina Dr about 6pm on Thursday night. Upon arrival, Police found three people performing CPR. St Johns members arrived a short time later and transported the woman to hospital, he said. The area is popular for people out exercising, and it occurred at a time many peo ple are in the area. Police are particularly seeking the assistance of a male and female aged in their 20s who stopped to speak to three females. We know they were there and they were there talking to three other witnesses while the incident was taking place. Due to the conversation they were having with the three female witnesses we genuinely believe they saw some part of the altercation. The female is described as athletic with fair hair, wearing shorts and a sports singlet. The man is also described as athletic about 170-180cm tall with dark hair. Police would also like to talk to a male adult who offered those doing CPR a medical face shield. The charged man will appear in Darwin Local Court on Tuesday. Anyone with information is urged to contact Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. ASHLEY MANICAROS We know (witnesses) were there D E T S N R S G T L E E M O R G A N SUPPLY & INSTALL FROM $1199* *Conditions apply 2.7KW SPLITSYSTEMSFROM $439 9 Bowen Street, Winnellie | Call 1800UBCOOL OPEN DAILY 9AM 5PM TOURS AND CROC FEEDING: 10AM, 12 NOON, 2PM & 4PM CROC CRUISES: 11AM, 1PM, & 3PM P: (08) 8922 4500 | E: crocpark@wmi.com.au www.CROCODYLUSPARk.COm