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Selwyn Times: June 28, 2016

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12 Tuesday June 28 2016 Lincoln High kicks off Footloose production LINCOLN HIGH School students premiered their Footloose production last night. Many months of rehearsals and perfecting dance moves paid off when the students kicked off the three-night performance of the hit 1984 movie last night. The story centres around a teenager entering a small town and shaking things up when he finds out there are strict rules around music and dancing and tries to change the rules in the community. Staff and students started planning for the performance mid last year, hosting auditions in October and working since then to make the show perfect by opening night. Biennially the high school puts on a production, this year the cast and crew of around 100 have been spending many after school hours and lunch times practising. Lincoln High’s drama head of department Sandra McLean said the students have had a lot to balance. “The students have done really well, considering they have had school work, sports and other commitments as well as the production. I think we have battled every cold and bug under the sun,” Mrs McLean said. GOSSIP: Maise Wood playing Ariel, Ella Waswo playing Wendy Jo, Nilani Ekanayake playing Urleen and Kate Scott playing Rusty discuss what’s going on in the town. ​ SCHOOL Students have been embracing the 80s look and they have ‘had a ball’ putting the show together. The show is running tonight, Wednesday and Thursday night. To get tickets phone the school office on 325 2121. SCHOOLS SCHOOL SCHOOLS DANCING: Cowboy Bob played by Craig Pope and Rusty show off their moves. SPRINGSTON School pupils competed in the Canterbury Primary and Intermediate Schools Artistic Gymnastics recently. WEST MELTON School’s mud run team TADS won a secondary schools mud run competition recently. TADS, which stands for team members Ted, Aydan, Daisy and Stacey competed as a mixed team in the Canterbury University SELWYN TIMES Springston School won the grade two competition and finished second in the grade three section of the event. Well done Springston TOGETHER: Springston School’s team included, back row: Sophie Rae, Claudia Brent, Isabella Kempthorne, Chloe Meadows, Jess Pope, Jess Vallance, Ineka Taylor-Claude, Georgia Airey, Ellie Walker. Middle row: Kaylee Hood, Lucy Barrowclough, Keira Siddall, Talia Kean, Brodie Sutherland, Phoebe Bunting. Front: Heather Kirsopp, Lydia Frater. MUDDY: Daisy kept her glasses in tact while battling through the mud. West Melton muddy winners We treat your space like our place Education Mud Run. The event was held at the Motukarara Race Track where 35 secondary schools from around Canterbury competed. Students raced against each other while finding their way through a 5km obstacle course. SPORTS SPORTS A creative team at URBANZ Landscapes will help you get the most out of your land no matter how big or small it is. We will make your home surroundings look and feel complete down to the finest of details. Some of our team are experienced qualified LBP carpenters ensuring an excellent finish. We enjoy the creative challenge landscaping can offer and will make your home nothing more than a castle once we are done. From the hardest of designs to the simplest of designs URBANZ Landscapes will nail it. Choose a local company you can trust for a no obligations consultation today! Our services include Fences, gates, Driveways, Paths, Decks, Planting, Rised garden beds, Pergola’s, retaining walls, Sleepouts and more. NEW LOCATION ADVERT.pdf 1 1/05/2014 11:51:35 a.m. For quotes or information contact Malcolm Day Time: 021 809 108 After Hours: (03) 3891293 VISIT OUR NEW LOCATION LOCATION 430 ST ASAPH STREET! RECOVER YOUR LOVED FURNITURE No job too big or small Hours of Business: 7am-4.30pm Mon-Thurs Fri 8am to midday or by appointment with Keith 027 566 3909 Still able to offer you the finest top quality new furniture Visit us online P. 371 7500 QUALITY FURNITURE SPECIALISTS RE - UPHOLSTERY SPECIALISTS KEITH HARTSHORNE 0275 663 909

SELWYN TIMES Tuesday June 28 2016 13 MONEY RAISED: Evangelia Henderson accepted a cheque of $50,000 from David Thackery and Amylouise Miller. ​ Cafe fights breast cancer ROLLESTON ROBERT Harris has donated $2000 to help fight breast cancer. The amount was the second highest of any Robert Harris branch. During last month, whenever Robert Harris customers purchased food off the breakfast menu, 10 per cent of the purchase went towards the charity. Robert Harris hosted Pink Ribbon breakfasts at the Rolleston cafe ACHIEVERS last month. Rolleston Robert Harris owner Fiona Stirling said it was great to be able to support the charity. “We have taken great pride in being involved with the Pink Ribbon breakfast campaign. It was a great way to christen our new look cafe, and all the staff loved getting involved and dressing in pink,” Ms Stirling said. There were 42 Robert Harris cafes around the country that collectively opening special SEEING PINK: James Woods, Kellie Johnson and Kate Bremner from Rolleston Robert Harris wore pink to support the campaign last month. raised more than $50,000 this year. Over the last three years, the cafes customers have helped raise more than $100,000 for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. Robert Harris Franchise manager David Thackery said the franchise will continue to support the foundation in the future. About 3000 New Zealand women and 20 men are diagnosed each year. Work in helping the homeless recognised SELWYN YOUTH have been recognised at the Canterbury Youth Awards at the weekend. Maddie Williams, 13, of Prebbleton won the Be the Change NZ Young Champion Award and the Selwyn Youth Council won the Supreme Youth Award. This was the first year the awards have been held, aiming to recognise youth in Canterbury for the good work they do for their local communities, making drastic changes in their own life or someone else’s or inspired other young people in a positive way. Anyone aged between 12 and 24 can be nominated in the eight categories. This year 23 individuals and four groups from across Canterbury were entered into the awards evening held at The Foundry, Canterbury University on Friday night. The Be the Change NZ Young Champion Award is given to a young person who has made a dramatic change in her own life or someone else’s and has been a positive role model along the way. Helping the homeless in Canterbury is something Maddie is very passionate about. She started an initiative in her school to encourage other students to donate canned and nonperishable food to the City Mission. In the first week Maddie managed to collect 1000 cans to be donated. Selwyn Youth Council won the Supreme Youth Award which was sponsored by the district council. The youth council was awarded for its work advocating for young people and creating campaigns and enterprises aimed at supporting them and to get more youth engaging with other members of the community. The Pop Up Cafe initiative was started by the council to give young people in Selwyn work and to get them to interact more with members of the communities around the area. NOTICE OF INTENTION TO PASS A RESOLUTION REQUESTING A RESERVE EXCHANGE AT ROLLESTON Pursuant to section 15 (2) of the Reserves Act 1977, Selwyn District Council gives notice that it intends to pass a resolution to proceed with a reserve exchange involving land parcels described in the schedule below. OPENING DATE IS THURSDAY 14th JULY Just Cuts Hornby, Shop 50 The Hub, Christchurch ROLLESTON LAW Sound, workable legal advice and solutions Rolleston Office: 78A Rolleston Drive, Rolleston Square Darfield Office: Darfield Business Hub, 68 South Terrace W: T: (03) 374 2547 M: 021 148 6221 E: E: Reserve to be exchanged: Name/Location: Rolleston Reserve, Tennyson Street, Rolleston (Part) Current use: Sports fields, club rooms, toilets, skate park and informal recreation (within exchange area) Area: 4.3134 hectares (Part of Rolleston Reserve) Legal Description: Part Rural Section 4831 on S.O. 18747 with the exchange areas defined as Sections 1,2,5 and 6 in S.O. 499085 (draft) Purpose: Recreation Reserve Land exchanged for reserve: Name/Location: Foster Park, Goulds Rd/Dynes Rd/Broadlands Dr, Rolleston Current use: Sports fields (14 hectares), informal recreation, balance undeveloped Area: 30.0934 hectares Legal Description: Section 3 S.O. 472469 Identifier 653912 with the exchange area defined as Section 1 in S.O. 499096 (draft) Proposed Purpose: Recreation Reserve Objections/submissions to the reserve exchange proposal can be made in writing to Selwyn District Council. The details of the exchange and a submission form are on the Council’s website or can be obtained at any of the Council’s service centres. The deadline for written submissions is 5pm, Friday 29 July 2016. Submissions may be made online at, emailed to subject: Rolleston Reserve Exchange; or posted to: Rolleston Reserve Exchange c/o Asset Manager Open Space & Property Selwyn District Council PO Box 90 Rolleston 7643 RICHARD GRAY ANITA MOLLOY-ROBERTS