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Selwyn Times: July 26, 2016

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20 Tuesday July 26 2016 SELWYN TIMES “ I KNOW MUM’S SAFE, COSY AND CONTENT.” See Dorrie’s story at “She’s never short of company.” Jeanette and her family were so pleased when they discovered Summerset serviced apartments. After looking at options, a serviced apartment meant that Dorrie could continue to live independently, with help at hand. There’s always people close by and Dorrie is enjoying the new friendships she has formed at Summerset. “The other residents and staff are wonderful” says Dorrie. Serviced apartments pre-selling now* Summerset at Wigram 135 Awatea Road, Christchurch Contact Anne Walker on 03 741 0872 Knowing Dorrie is in a safe community environment gives Jeanette great peace of mind. * Licence to Occupy Love the life WORK6723

Kea (Nestor Notabilis) SELWYN TIMES Tuesday July 26 2016 21 SCHOOLS NEW STUDENTS: The Korean students were welcomed by politician Steven Joyce at a ceremony in Methven last week. PHOTO: BRAM CORBAN ​ Korean students in Selwyn schools KOREAN STUDENTS are about to make Lincoln and Darfield High Schools their own for the next eight weeks. As part of the Free Trade Agreement that was signed between New Zealand and Korea last year, 150 Korean students will attend high school and university in New Zealand as part of a three-year programme. Fifty-five of those students are at Canterbury schools. The Korean students come from rural and semi-rural backgrounds and have been accepted to the programme on scholarships to improve their English language skills. The students are aged between 14 and 16-years-old. The students were welcomed at a ceremony in Methven with tertiary education, skills and employment minister Steven Joyce before meeting their homestay families. During their time in Canterbury they will stay with host families while they attend school and learn more about the culture as well as extending their English language skills. Lincoln High School principal Kathy Paterson said it was exciting for the school to be accepted in the programme. “We’re excited to have this opportunity. We are hugely supportive of having international students,” said Mrs Paterson. Lincoln High School’s five Korean students started last week with an introduction to the school before meeting their fellow classmates. The students have been able to choose their own classes to take while they study. Promoting sport aim of activities day ARCHERY, SOFTBALL and learning to hula-hoop are on the cards at the upcoming Have a Go Day. These activities are part of the event organised by the district council to encourage residents from around Selwyn to take part in trying over 20 different sports.. The district council has organised the day to promote sport and community groups. District council recreation adviser Dave Tippett said the event was popular last year. More than 2000 people went along. GOLF PRACTICE: Last year participants tried their hand at inflatable golf. ​ “Last year’s event was extremely popular and this year we have some great new activities for people to try out including high ropes for kids and adults, Scouts, Girl Guides, highland dancing and wheelchair sports,” said Mr Tippett. Along with sports there will also be fitness classes on offer at the day. Rolleston Library will also be giving lessons in how to use technology resources and training courses. Have a Go Day passports will be available from August 1 at Selwyn Libraries, the Lincoln Event Centre, Rolleston Community Centre, council offices in Rolleston or on the day at the event. The passports include tickingoff activities to win prizes. The free event will be held on Sunday, August 14, from 12-3pm at Rolleston Community Centre. AMY ADAMS MP FOR SELWYN Make us your No 1 STOP for Fresh Fruit and Veges. OPEN 7 DAYS Phone 349 5952 Cnr Springs Rd & Marshs Rd, Prebbleton (next to Milanese Restaurant) Selwyns best read local newspaper – with the biggest circulation in Selwyn Delivered FREE to 18,300 homes weekly across the entire Selwyn district Additional copies available at pick up points across Selwyn. NEW LOCATION ADVERT.pdf 1 1/05/2014 11:51:35 a.m. Authorised by Amy Adams, 829 Main South Road, Templeton, Christchurch VISIT OUR NEW LOCATION LOCATION 430 ST ASAPH STREET! Hours of Business: 7am-4.30pm Mon-Thurs Fri 8am to midday or by appointment with Keith 027 566 3909 If you would like to sign up for my newsletter please visit CONTACT P: 03 344 0418 | F: 03 344 0420 E: Working hard for our communities RECOVER YOUR LOVED FURNITURE No job too big or small Still able to offer you the finest top quality new furniture Visit us online P. 371 7500 Selwyn Community Newspaper Times A Christchurch Star Company QUALITY FURNITURE SPECIALISTS RE - UPHOLSTERY SPECIALISTS KEITH HARTSHORNE 0275 663 909