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Concern over 90-minute wait

for ambulance at sports game

• By Tom Doudney


raised after an ambulance took

90 minutes to arrive at a rugby

game in Tai Tapu on Saturday

where a player had suffered a

neck injury.

Lock Josh McDermott, 16,

was playing for the Waihora under-18

side against Lincoln when

he suffered what was later found

to be a serious neck sprain with

torn ligaments.

The injury happened when

he was in a maul and the game

was stopped before being moved

to another field for the final


Josh’s father Maurice Mc-

Dermott said he was concerned

about how long it had taken an

ambulance to get there, although

he was also grateful to the St

John staff who had done a good

job at treating his son when they

did arrive.

Maurice McDermott said:

“There is an ambulance based

at Rolleston. Why did we have

to wait for an ambulance from

town, rather than one from


St John district operations

manager Canterbury Dion Rosario

said all available ambulances,

including the Rolleston one, were

dealing with other emergency incidents

when Josh McDermott’s

injury occurred.

“His injury was classified as

non-life threatening. As soon as

an ambulance became available

it was dispatched to attend this

incident,” Mr Rosario said.

Maurice McDermott said

the length of time would be a

concern for any sporting event in


“If someone gets injured at

Southbridge, how long will it

take to get an ambulance?

“He was lying on the ground

and he didn’t get hypothermic

but whether it was the cold or

the shock he was feeling, he was

certainly going a purple colour

when the ambulance arrived.”

Waihora under-18 coach Derek

Smith said while he had confidence

in the abilities of a trained

physio who happened to be spectating

and performed first aid, it

had been a long time to wait.

Josh McDermott had been

able to move his feet and hands,

indicating his neck was probably

not broken, but there was some

concern about his weak strength

of grip.

•Turn to page 3


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Tilly Smith got a boost from Laura

Heslop, Brionne Fleming and Grace

Hadfield as they posed for a photo at the

Ellesmere College ball held at Addington


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WELL, IT is that time of year

when students put their books

aside and don suits and dresses

for the annual formal. This week

we have a double page spread on

8 and 9 of the folk at Ellesmere

College, and also those who

attended the Lincoln University

Students’ Association Winterball.

Sports photographer Karen

Casey was out capturing all the

rugby action again this weekend at

the Waihora v Lincoln game, see

photos on page 18. Meanwhile, at

an under-18 clash at Tai Tapu, there

were concerns over how long it took

for an ambulance to come when a

player had a neck injury. Reporter

Tom Doudney looks at what happened

on the front page.

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SELWYN TIMES Tuesday August 2 2016 3


Last-ditch effort to keep

car parks on Gerald St

• By Caitlin Miles


have rallied together in a last

attempt to stop car parks being

removed from the main street.

Business owners on Gerald St

have presented a petition to the

district council to overturn the


Under the The Lincoln Town

Centre plan, cycleways on either

side of Gerald St will see the loss

of 75 car parks along it.

The district council plans

to put in parking precincts to

compensate for the loss of parks.

It recently purchased a site at 16

William St, near the intersection

with Gerald St. The site will provide

parking for 40 vehicles.

House of Allure owner Lee

Parker said the business owners

were worried about losing customers

because of less parking.

“We set up the petition

because we are concerned that

removing parks will put pressure

on the existing ones. People

don’t want to park ages away

and have to walk. We could lose

business if they are taken away,”

Mrs Parker said.

Car parks will be removed

from outside The Famous

Grouse Hotel down to the Lincoln

Library and Coffee Culture.

Hammer Hardware co-owner

Carol Townsend said they were

not against cycling.

“No one is opposing the cycleway,

we are opposing having

parks removed for it. It would

make sense for the cycleways

to go around the back of the






7 piece dining suite

town to join up with the existing

cycleway between Lincoln and

Prebbleton. Why does it need to

be down the main street?,” said

Mrs Townsend.

District councillor Malcom

Lyall said it was a little

disappointing that the petition

was not set up when submissions

on the town centre plan were

called for.

“We had a time when people


CHANGE: Business

owners Gulshan

Gulati, Tony Keys,

Carol Townsend,

Pritpal Anand, Kris

Partridge, Lee Parker,

Chrissy Partridge and

Diane Clark have all

signed the petition to

stop the removal of

car parks along both

sides of Gerald St for

cycleways to be put in.



could voice their concerns and

thoughts through the consultation.

It’s a shame this has come

out after that time,” Cr Lyall said.

The group posted the petition

to the district council on Friday

and are waiting on a response.

Cr Lyall said that he had not

seen the petition or what the

group was suggesting but he is

willing to listen and see what the

alternative options are.


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•From page 1

After calling 111, Mr Smith

was told by the operator that

they couldn’t say how long it

would take the ambulance to

arrive and to call back if things

got any worse.

“After a while, he felt like

he was getting a little bit of

tingling and so the first aiders

rang and started to really put

pressure on and say ‘things are

getting a little bit worse, can

we please hurry up’,” Mr Smith


When Josh McDermott

started shaking, they became

concerned that he was getting

cold from lying on the ground

and covered him with clothes

and blankets.

Mr Smith said the length of

time it had taken the ambulance

to arrive was not ideal

but appreciated that St John

had limited resources.

Mr Rosario said St John was

initiating a first response unit

into Rolleston which would be

an additional resource for the

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Your Local Views


Amy Adams



AS AT the 2013 census there

were 7080 people aged 65

and over living in the Selwyn


This represents 12 per cent of

our population and is slightly less

than the New Zealand average

of 14.3 per cent of the total

population who were aged 65


and over March 2013.

However, we know that our

population is ageing so it will be

interesting to see if this statistic

changes considerably when the

next census is held in March


The Government recognises

the important contribution our

older generation has made and


continues make our communities.

In return, the Government

is committed to supporting

our older citizens and assisting

them to have easy access to the

public services that they need.

Recent claims that the Super-

Gold card is being phased out

are incorrect. In fact, this year’s

asty Bites

Budget 2016 included an additional

$41 million of operating

funding for the scheme over the

next four years.

The Government is committed

to ensuring SuperGold card

holders continue to enjoy free

off-peak public transport. Recent

changes to how the scheme is

funded will not change these



Over the past few years, costs

of maintaining the scheme have

increased rapidly due to a rise

in the number of people who

qualify for the scheme, increased

use of the card, and increases in

public transport fares. Consequently,

the Government took

Selwyn MP

Supporting our

senior citizens

the opportunity to wrap funding

of the SuperGold scheme into

recent changes to public transport

funding, to get better value

for money for public transport

services as well as the SuperGold

card scheme.

However, there is no change

whatsoever to the entitlements

that our seniors have. The new

funding model means better

value for money, not a reduction

in services. Cardholders can continue

to catch public transport at

no cost during off-peak hours.

There has also been some

concern around the switch to

smart cards in some areas such

as Auckland. Again, there is

no reduction in the services to

which cardholders are entitled.

It is about improving services

for those using multiple forms of

transport in one trip, as well as

making collecting data easier.

The Government will work

closely with other councils wanting

to adopt similar technology

to make the transition for Super-

Gold users as easy as possible,

and ensure they are fully informed

if changes are occurring

in their region.

The SuperGold card is just part

the Government’s package of

support for older New Zealanders.

We have increased funding

for health to a record $16.1 billion.

Superannuation has gone

up 34 per cent since 2008, and

more businesses than ever are

part of the w scheme.

The broad range of

initiatives under way show this

Government remains committed

to promoting the interests and

welfare of our seniors.

Rolleston resident L Dunlop

writes in response to a

recent article in the Selwyn

Times which highlighted

concerns about speeding

near West Rolleston

Primary School.

I was glad to see an article in

relation to road safety near West

Rolleston Primary School.

I have seen a few people

speeding past mainly in the

morning between 8.45 and 9am.

A few have been trade vehicles.

Not all of them have been parents

either as they go zooming past.

I have a few issues with the

roading in general around the


Firstly, as you come off State

Highway 1 and turn into Dunns

Crossing Rd there is no turning

bay for cars to pull over out of

the way of traffic heading south.

As you turn into Dunns

Crossing Rd it’s a 70km/h speed

limit (ridiculous). This should

be a 50km/h speed zone as there

are more houses being built and

the likelihood of more children

being present.

Looking back

TAKE CARE: Waiting at Dunns Crossing Rd to get to across to

West Rolleston Primary School.

The signage is piddly. I know

there is a flashing sign which is

still very small in comparison

to the large 40km/h signs that

are outside Rolleston Christian

School. All schools in Rolleston

should have these.

Why is it that West Rolleston

Primary School has been open

since February, we are nearly

in August and they still do not

have a pedestrian crossing for the


The stop signs – what stop

signs you might ask? I have seen

several people roll over these like

they are non-existent. Parents or


It’s only going to get busier as

the school grows and the new

pre-school opens.

Why are the local government

and the Ministry of Education

being so slack? What does it

take? A child to get hit by a car?

Then someone will do something.

Surely our children’s safety

should be paramount.

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SELWYN TIMES Tuesday August 2 2016 5


Business, teen recognised

at Selwyn awards


company and Prebbleton

teenager were recognised at the

Sensational Selwyn Awards on


COBi Digital Productions Ltd

won the Small Business Award.

The family-owned business

based in Rolleston creates cinematic

promotional videos. Its

clients include BBC, TVNZ and

Warner Brothers.

Prebbleton resident Elin Harris

was given the Young Achiever

Award. She is the head girl at

Lincoln High School, and the

deputy chairwoman of the

Selwyn Youth Council. She is involved

in several projects around

the community.

More than 300 people attended

the biennial awards at the

Lincoln Event Centre.

Mayor Kelvin Coe said the

businesses and individuals

nominated for the awards were

inspirational examples.

West Rolleston Primary

School, Te Kura o Te uru Kowhai

Establishment board of trustees

won the Environmental Award

for their work in building environmental

and energy-efficient

practices for the school.

The Sport Award was given

to Southbridge resident Francie

Turner. She is the coxswain

for the New Zealand women’s

rowing eight. She is currently

competing at the Rio Olympics

and also won a silver medal

at the 2015 World Rowing






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The Arts and Culture Award

was won by Amelia Dunbar who

lives near Windwhistle. She was

given the award for her work in

fine art and acting.

Springston resident Neville

Sinclair Benny was given the

Community Service Award for

his work around Springston.

The Large Business Award was

given to The Laboratory. Owners

Lisa and Martin Bennett opened

the restaurant last year with the

aim to create a craft beer which

would attract locals and visitors.

Gladfield Malt won the

Agri-Business Award. The malt

works is based near Dunsandel

and owned by Doug and Gabi

Michael. The malt previously

won the 2015 DB Morton Coutts

Trophy for Innovation and


The Tea House, based in Lincoln

won the Tourism Award. It

has been operating since 2012.

The restaurant serves traditional

English high tea in a vintage

setting which has made it an attraction

for Lincoln.

There were 54 nominations

put forward which was then

shortlisted to 26 finalists. A

panel of judges then selected the


GRAND DESIGN: This Darfield home by Craig Brown

Construction Ltd won the supreme award for renovation

of the year, a gold award and was the category winner for

renovations $250,000 - $500,000.

Supreme award for

Darfield mansion

AN HISTORIC mansion in

Darfield has been announced

as this year’s finest Canterbury

renovation, winning one of

two supreme awards in the

Canterbury Registered Master

Builders House of the Year


The Craig Brown Construction

Ltd job also received a

gold award and was the overall

winner of the renovations over

$500,000 category.

The mansion was one of eight

gold award winning homes

from Selwyn. There were also

five silver award winners in the


The Darfield mansion was

substantially damaged in the

Canterbury earthquakes. In

order to retain and restore

the original detailing, the

builders were required to adopt

a different skill-set and use

many materials not common to

current building methods.

Judges called it a brilliant

renovation and a home that had

been painstakingly restored to

its former glory.

“The builders are to be

congratulated for the approach

to good, old-fashioned craftsmanship

and fine attention to


The results of the regional

competition were revealed at

a gala dinner on Friday at the

Airforce Museum in Wigram.

Overall, there were 40 gold

award winners from Canterbury

which will now be judged

against gold award winners

from around the country to

find the national gold reserve


National category winners

and the Registered Master

Builders supreme awards for

the House of the Year and

Renovation of the Year will be

announced at a gala dinner on

November 26 at The Langham

hotel in Auckland.

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SELWYN TIMES Tuesday August 2 2016 7

• By Caitlin Miles


Rolly mums and daughters

to teach netball in Samoa

A GROUP of Rolleston mothers

and daughters will teach

children in Samoa to play netball

and donate sports uniforms.

A group of 16 mothers and

their daughters aged between

13-15 are heading to Samoa for

13 days as part of the iNSPIRE

programme, which stands for

Netball South Pacific Island

Rolleston Experience.

During their time in the

country the girls will work with

Netball Samoa.

The programme was started

by the Rolleston Netball Golden

Oldies team when they went

on a tournament trip to Fiji

and thought it would be a good

experience for their daughters.

Rolleston Netball Golden

Oldies member Leanne Brown

said the trip would be “a bit of

an eye opener” for some of the


Mrs Brown spent several years

living in Samoa and her father

is still there. Part of the trip will

involve spending some time at

her father’s house and getting to

learn Samoan customs.

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it might be a bit surprising to

some,” Mrs Brown said.

For the last 18 months the

team has been fundraising the

$41,070 needed for the trip.

They’ve managed to raise more

than $20,000 so far with more

fundraising events planned.

“The girls have organised all

the fundraising events and doing

the hard work, we have been in

the background of course, but

it’s really been up to them,” she


The Rolleston Netball Club

has donated some uniforms for

the trip and the girls have been

collecting stationary to take over

and give to the students as well.

They plan to head to Samoa on

September 23.

Way off Broadway

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SHOWBIZ Christchurch held

its popular Way Off Broadway

show earlier this month.

Daniel Mathers (right), 16,

of Rolleston was one of the

performers who took part in the


The bi-monthly concert is an

open-mic night for performers,

held at the NASDA studios at

the Ara Institute of Canterbury

based in the central city.

For each performance, nine

singers individually took to the

stage to sing musical theatre accompanied

by the piano.

The singers were accompanied

by pianist Sam Jury (below).

The recent performance

included songs from wellknown

musicals including

My Fair Lady, Les Miserables,

Dreamgirls, Jekyll and Hyde

and Willy Wonka. There will be

two more Way Off Broadway

performances this year with a

duet evening on September 9

and further solo performances

on December 11. The

performances are unauditioned.

Interested performers should

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Ben Reid’s primary interest for his printmaking is NZ’s

environment and the impact of humans on our precious land.

His work often depicts tales of loss of habitat, extinction of

species and introduced and exotic predators.

The print work produced in 2016 is a continuation of themes

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The students also awarded their fellow students positions

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The Lincoln University Students’ Association hosted

the annual Winterball last week. The event was held at

Addington Raceway on Wednesday night and the students

dressed up in their best outfits for the occasion. The theme

of the ball was Night in Paradise, giving a tropical twist to

winter. More than 800 students went along to the event.

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Tuesday August 2 2016


Selwyn Auto

Keep your family safe on the roads this winter

When driving conditions take a turn for the worse,

peace of mind comes in knowing your vehicle is

operating at its optimum to keep you safe.

To ensure you know that your vehicle is going to

perform when you need it most, make sure you have

your vehicle regularly serviced and maintained.

At Jones Rd and Selwyn Auto, mechanics offer a

comprehensive range of services including WOFs,

all repairs and servicing, tyres, wheel alignment,

batteries, parts and accessories as well as auto

electrical repairs. They also have auto diagnostic code

readers for those times when your car is alerting you

to a problem you may not be aware of.

Both businesses are proudly owned by Lisa and Nigel

Fleck, local Rolleston residents who insist on integrity

and commitment to top service and quality repairs.

This care and attention to detail means no matter

how big or small the job is, all staff will carry out

repairs or servicing with care, ensuring your safety

when you get back on the road.

Selwyn Auto is run by workshop manager and local

Matt with Jones Rd Auto under the watchful eye

of Nigel. Both have extensive experience as well

as a keen attention to detail. Mechanics at both

businesses are highly skilled and rigorous in making

sure all maintenance and repairs are carried out to

an exceptional standard. Both workshops are MTA

(Motor Trade Association) which gives customers

peace of mind about the quality of workmanship

and also provides a warranty on all work.

“We’re continually focusing on improving and

upskilling. We regurlarly send our staff on

training courses to keep up to date with the latest

technologies. We’re always trying to improve and

reinvest in our tools and equipment,” Lisa says.

Lisa and Charittee take care of the administration

side of the businesses – making sure both garages

tick along smoothly and customers are kept up to

date at all times so there are no awful surprises when

they come to collect their vehicles.

Lisa says the bonus of having two businesses gives

far more capacity for being able to meet the needs

of their faithful and new clients. In fact business has

grown so much they now employ 14 local staff across

both businesses.

If you want to make sure you and your family will

be safe on the roads this winter, then book in your

vehicle for a full service at Jones Rd or Selwyn Auto

Selwyn Auto & Jones Rd Auto are open:

Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm.

Jones Rd Auto is also open:

Saturday from 8am to 12pm

for WOFs only.

To book phone Selwyn Auto on

329 5841 or visit the website

or call Jones Rd Auto on

347 4020 or visit

The team from Jones Road Auto & Selwyn Auto

Nigel & Lisa Fleck

Jones Road


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SELWYN TIMES Tuesday August 2 2016 11

Producing ACHIEVERS results at rescue challenge SCHOOL


• By Caitlin Miles


Fire Brigade team finished

fourth overall in a recent road

rescue competition.

The team competed at the

Australasian Rescue Challenge

competition held in Warragul,

Victoria. They finished third

in the entrapped challenge and

placed SPORTS fourth overall.

The brigade won the New

Zealand National Road Rescue

Challenge two months ago

which allowed them to take

part in the Australasian



THE TEAM: Marty Tier, Ben Bishop, John Trounson, Rob

Henderson, Hannah Simpson, and Simon Newman from

Rolleston Volunteer Fire Brigade.

In the lead-up to the

challenges team member

John Trounson said they

spent several hours a week



• By Tom Doudney


PREBBLETON designer’s

beer-inspired creation

earned her second place in

a West Coast wearable arts


Shelley Bakker and her

model Carmen Lintsen, of

Tai Tapu, recently entered

the Earthworks of Creations

Wearable Art charity

fundraiser for Homebuilders

West Coast Trust, held in


There was a record 60 entries

in the overall competition,

up 20 from the previous

one. Mrs Bakker’s entry,

Maltilda Fuggle, placed second

out of 19 entries in the

senior wearable art category.

The event is held every

two years. The garments

were judged on creativity,

the quality of workmanship

and construction, the design

and use of elements and


Mrs Bakker, who has a

passion for art, recycling

and recreating, said Maltilda


They have a good

relationship with car wrecker

and dismantler Pick-A-Part

which crush certain parts of

cars so the team can practice


cutting different areas of the

car up.

“Practice has been pretty

full on in the lead-up, Pick-A-

Part are great at helping us,

giving us cars to cut up,” said

Mr Trounson.

The competition involved

removing and treating patients

involved in simulated vehicle

incidents. They are scored on

their techniques, time and how

they deal with patients.

The challenge also provides

a chance to learn more about

how to deal with different

types of road incidents.

“It was really great to

learn different skills, that’s

something we enjoy a lot

because we can then use those

in the community,” he said.

Fuggle’s creation was based

on “the basic natural ingredients

of hops, barley and old


fashioned charm.”

The garment had originally

been designed for a previous

beer festival in Rolleston.

Mrs Bakker said the other

designs she had seen at the

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SELWYN TIMES Tuesday August 2 2016 13


Art viewing and soup tasting


ARTY: Glentunnel School showed off

their art to the community at an open

night recently. There was also soup

tasting during the event.

Prebbleton School had seven pupils join

the new entrant class recently. Back from

left: Ethan, Billy, Mei, Max. Front from left:

Layla, Hannah, James.


LEADER: Leeston

Consolidated School

year 6 pupil Sarah

Hermiston recently

accepted the Sir

Peter Blake Young

Leader Award from

Westpac Lincoln

manager Nick

Stanbury. Sarah

received the award

for her leadership

qualities and the work

she has done within

the community.


SOUP: Principal Dion Stechmann served

soup to Blake.

ARTISTS: Cadi Moore, Jade Fea, Lucy

McMillian and Fergus Jones-Duckett spent

two days creating a tukutuku panel which

represents the pupils’ learning and journey

they take to reach their goals.

Sakura Cooke started at Lincoln Primary

School last week.

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School’s garden

club planted

two trees that

we were gifted

from the Cancer




The pupils

chose two

beech trees.

The school then decided to purchase another four trees to

create an area next to one of the classrooms.

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Term 3 Seniornet classes

Seniornet computing classes run on the following days.

To enrol please contact the number below or email

· Darfield, Tuesdays, 10am-12pm – phone Kathryn on 318 7077

· Lincoln, Wednesdays, 10am-12pm – phone Lisa on 347 2755

· Leeston, Thursdays, 10am-12pm – phone Marian on 324 3537

· Rolleston, Fridays, 10am-12pm – phone Isobel on 347 1128

Have a Go Day

coming to Selwyn

Selwyn residents will be able to try out over 20 different sport and recreation activities for free at a

Have a Go Day.

This family friendly event is hosted by Selwyn District Council and local sport, recreation

and community groups and is happening on Sunday 14 August from 12-3pm at Rolleston

Community Centre.

This is Selwyn’s second Have a Go Day - the first event was held in June 2015 at Lincoln Event

Centre and attracted over 2,000 people. 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. Other activities at the day are: archery, basketball, rugby league, hula hoops,

inflatable golf, pedalmania fun bikes, skateboarding, softball, table tennis and tennis. You can also

join in on a spin, yoga or zumba class for free.

Children aged 7 and over and adults can take part in the Have a Go day activities. There will also

be bouncy castles and rumpus room fun gym activities for younger children, as well as live music,

a sausage sizzle and coffee. Rolleston Library will be providing activities for children such as

Beebots and Scratch, as well as demonstrating free resources for adults such as Zinio electronic

magazines, and a new database, This is an online service which offers

access to thousands of different training courses.

Have a Go Day Passports are available at Selwyn Libraries, the Lincoln Event Centre, Rolleston

Community Centre, Council offices in Rolleston or at the event. People who get five stamps on

their passport by completing five different activity challenges will enter the prize draw for a $250

or $100 Rebel Sport voucher. If wet, the Have a Go Day will be rescheduled to Sunday 21 August

at the Rolleston Community Centre.

Local pound now operating

Local dogs who go missing have a clean, comfortable local pound to use while they wait for their

owners to collect them.

A new dog pound has been built by the Council

and is located just outside Rolleston. The pound

can accommodate up to 20 dogs and has separate

facilities for each dog as well as a dog exercise area.

Previously, pound facilities for Selwyn dogs were

provided by a private contractor.

Senior Animal Control Officer Steve Clarke says that

the new pound facility will be more convenient for

dog owners to use as Council staff can arrange for

animals to be collected at times that suit owners.

“The new facility could also be used as an animal

welfare shelter in an emergency like an earthquake.

Selwyn hasn’t had a suitable facility until now that

could serve this purpose,” he says.

One of the first dogs to use the new facilities was a

husky - Alaskan malamute cross called Ryda who

was found in Izone. He was soon reunited with his

Rolleston owners who were pleased to see him again.

Last year 109 Selwyn dogs were picked up by the

Council’s animal control team. Anyone who needs

to report a missing dog should phone the Council

on 347 2800 or 318 8338. The animal control team

operates 24/7 responding to requests. Appointments

to visit the pound to collect an animal need to be

booked by phoning the Council.

There are also three impoundment facilities for

wandering stock at Lincoln, Leeston and Hororata.

These will continue to operate.

Shelby-Quinn Taylor of Rolleston with the family dog Ryda

at the new pound.

On the roads this week

Roundabout changes affecting Goulds Road

Following the completion of the Broadlands Drive extension and the

installation of a new roundabout at its intersection with Springston

Rolleston Road, the Goulds Road leg of the Lowes Road/Tennyson

Street roundabout is now closed to traffic. The change is being

made to improve the roundabouts safety as vehicle numbers using

it have increased. The reduced traffic using Goulds Road will also

make this a safer walking and cycling route. Access to the west end

of Goulds Road is now via Broadlands Drive.

A full upgrade to this roundabout is planned for 2019/20 with

traffic signals to be installed to provide an improved crossing for

pedestrians and cyclists.

Other works

Repair and resealing work will take place on sections of footpath with

faults on Monet Vale, Rolleston Drive and Dryden Avenue. Gravelling

and reshaping work will occur on Steeles Road with traffic controls

in place. Edge break repairs will occur on Wards Road, with the road

remaining open. Culvert extensions will occur on both Boundary Road

and Ellesmere Junction Road, with the roads remaining open.

Parks, libraries, pools,

roads, water, events

Local services provided by your council

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Local government elections are coming up. Councils provide lots of

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If you haven’t had an enrolment pack in the mail you’re not

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0800 36 76 56 or visit a PostShop. If you got your enrolment pack

please check the details and follow the instructions. Local elections

are held by postal vote with papers posted on 16 September.

Council Call

Selwyn District Council

Norman Kirk Drive Rolleston

Ph 347 2800 or 318 8338

Rolleston Library

Rolleston Drive, Rolleston

Ph 347 2880 or 318 8338

Darfield Library & Service Centre

1 South Terrace, Darfield

Ph 318 8338 or 347 2800







Are you involved in the arts, but

need some financial assistance

to make your project work? The

closing date for the Creative NZ

– Creative Communities Scheme

funding applications is Friday 26

August 2016.

The application form and criteria

are available at www.selwyn. or by contacting Stuart

at the Council on 347 2708

or emailing stuart.westoby@



If you have a greendot of native

plants more than three years

old you can apply for the Diana

Isaac Cup and a prize of $1,000

for eco-sourced native plants.

Applications close 14 August.

Email for

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Auchenflower Road (4km from

Deans Road intersection west

to Malvern Hills Road) and

Malvern Hills Road (100 metres

north of Auchenflower/Malvern

Hills Road intersection and for

approximately 6 km south of the

Auchenflower/Homebush Road


Public Forums: Council,

Community Board and local

committee meetings are open

to the public. Time is available at

the start of meetings for people

to speak on matters of concern.

Please notify Bernadette Ryan

(Council), Kate Anderson

(Community Boards) or your local

committee at least three days

before the meeting.

Township, Hall and Reserve

Committees: To list or make

changes to meeting details, email


nz or phone 347 2800 or 318

8338 by 9am Wednesday the

week before publication.



Unless stated meetings are held

at Rolleston Council Building

Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee

Tue 2 Aug 1pm

Audit & Risk Subcommittee

Wed 3 Aug 3pm

Water Race Subcommittee

Mon 8 Aug 1.30pm

Council Meeting

Wed 10 Aug 1pm

Selwyn Central Community Board

Wed 17 Aug 4.30pm

Hororata/Acheron Rural Water

Supply Subcommittee

Thurs 18 Aug 8.30am

Darfield Library

Road Safety Committee

Thurs 18 Aug 9.30am

Malvern Hills Rural Water

Supply Subcommittee

Thurs 18 Aug 10.30am

Darfield Library



Broadfield District Community

Centre Committee

Wed 3 Aug 7.30pm

intersection), will be closed from

8.30am-5.30pm on Sunday 14

August for the ‘Coalgate Sprint’

motorsport speed event.

During the closure, traffic is

requested to detour along the

nearest alternative route. Any

queries can be directed to

Joanne on 347 2887.


The Council’s Pre- Election

Report for 2016 is now

available from our service

centres, libraries and at www. The report

is a requirement of the Local

Government Act 2002 and

provides information to promote

public discussion about issues

facing the Council. It includes

information on the Council’s

financial performance, financial

strategy and major capital

projects for the next three years.


Wednesday 3 August

Hororata School 11.30am-1pm

Greendale School 1.20-1.50pm

Thursday 4 August

Rolleston First Learners


Paradise for Little Angels,

Rolleston, 1.30-2pm

Edukids Faringdon 2.15-2.45pm

Monday 8 August

Darfield Preschool & Nursery

Broadfield Hall

Coalgate Township Committee

Tue 16 Aug 7.30pm

Coalgate Fire Station

Darfield Township Committee

Thurs 18 Aug 7.30pm

Darfield Library

Doyleston Community


Wed 10 Aug 7.30pm

Osborne Park Pavilion

Glenroy Community Hall


Tue 16 Aug 8pm

Glenroy Community Hall

Hororata Reserve

Management Committee

Wed 3 Aug 7.30pm

Hororata Hall

Killinchy Community

Centre Committee

Mon 15 Aug 7.30pm

Killinchy Community Centre

Kirwee Community Committee

Mon 15 Aug 7.30pm

Kirwee Hall

Kirwee Recreation Reserve

Management Committee

Mon 8 Aug 7.30pm

Kirwee Reserve Sports Pavilion

Lincoln Community Committee

Mon 15 Aug 7pm

Lincoln Event Centre

Prebbleton Community

Association Inc.

Tue 16 Aug 7.30pm

Prebbleton Community Cottage

Prebbleton Community

Cottage Committee

Tue 2 Aug 7.30pm

Prebbleton Community Cottage

Prebbleton Public Hall

Society Inc.

Mon 8 Aug 7.30pm

Prebbleton Hall Supper Room

Prebbleton Reserve Committee

Mon 15 Aug 7.30pm


Springfield School


Sheffield Hall 2-2.30pm

Tuesday 9 August

Tai Tapu Monkeys and

Munchkins 10-10.30am

Whippersnappers Lincoln


West Melton School


West Melton Learning Centre


West Melton Domain 2-2.30pm


Free dog microchipping will take

place on Friday 12 August at:

· Rolleston at 9-9.30am

· Lincoln at 10.15-10.45am

· Leeston at 11.30am-12pm

· Darfield at 12.45-1.15pm

Please note:

· Clinics last for only 30 minutes

· The Rolleston venue is Norman

Kirk Drive, other sessions are

outside libraries

· Sessions won’t occur if wet.

Contact Tracey on 347 2800 or

318 8338 for queries.



An application for a club licence

has been received from the

Kirwee Bowling Club which is

open for submissions until 17

August. See www.selwyn.govt.

nz/alcoholnotices for details.

Prebbleton Rugby Football Club

Rolleston Reserve

Management Committee

Mon 15 Aug 7.30pm

Rolleston Community Centre


Community Committee

Thurs 18 Aug 7.30pm

Sheffield Hall

Springfield Township


Tue 2 Aug 7.30pm

Tawera Hall

Springston Community


Mon 15 Aug 7.30pm

Springston Hall Supper Room

Springston Hall Committee

Thurs 4 Aug 7.30pm

Springston Hall

Springston Recreation

Reserve Committee

Wed 17 Aug 7.30pm

Errol Tweedy Pavilion

Tai Tapu Community

Association Inc.

Wed 3 Aug 7.30pm

Tai Tapu Library

Tawera Memorial Hall Committee

Wed 17 Aug 7.30pm

Tawera Hall

Note early meeting

Weedons Reserve Committee

Mon 8 Aug 7pm

Weedons Reserve Pavilion

Weedons Residents

Association Inc.

Tue 9 Aug 7.30pm

Weedons Domain

West Melton Residents


Wed 10 Aug 7.30pm

West Melton Community Centre

Whitecliffs Township &

Domain Committee

Mon 8 Aug 7.30pm

Glentunnel Hall



















Stepping UP computer


Selwyn Libraries

Free sessions covering topics like

Skype interviews, finding a job online,

social media, Trade Me & computer

basics. For session details & to book

see or

phone your local library

Aquatic Olympics

Selwyn Aquatic Centre, 2-4pm

Celebrate the Rio Games & support

St John’s Rolleston project with a fun

afternoon of ‘Olympic’ aquatic games

& awards. Dress up in your favourite

country’s colours (no face paint please).

With music, prizes & bake sale. Normal

pool admission prices apply

Lemonwood Grove

School Parent Information


Rolleston Community Centre,


A free workshop for interested parents

focusing on future focused learning &

flexible learning spaces at the school.


Selwyn Launch group

social afternoon

Rolleston Community Centre,


A fun afternoon for young adults with

disabilities featuring make-overs,

hair, & afternoon tea. Gold coin entry.

RSVP by 5 August – phone 021 232

8069 or email

Lincoln & Districts

Historical Society AGM

Lincoln Community Care, 2pm

Dr Paul Millar, Director of Ceismic will

talk about their work to record ‘quake

stories so future generations can

learn what it was like & how people

responded. All welcome, gold coin

donation please. Afternoon tea provided

For information on listing a community event visit

Leeston Library & Service Centre

19 Messines Street, Leeston

Ph 347 2820 or 318 8338

Lincoln Library & Service Centre

Gerald Street, Lincoln

Ph 347 2875 or 318 8338

(03) 347 2800

Darfield call free 318 8338


Tuesday August 2 2016



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SELWYN TIMES Tuesday August 2 2016 17

RURAL RETURNS: Scotty Bamford (left) returns for a brand new season of

Rural New Zealand tomorrow night.

Scotty’s back on Rural NZ

HE’S BACK! Scotty Bamford returns to

the screen tomorrow night on CTV, in an

all new season of Rural New Zealand.

Mr Bamford will return to the screen

for the first time in nearly 12 months

after a near-fatal truck crash over the

Christmas period last year.

The Rural New Zealand team have been

hard at work following the end of season

two, earlier this year with filming for

season three beginning in July.

“We’ve had some absolutely cracking

days filming over the winter, the weather

has really played ball. We’ve been travelling

far and wide, leaving our gummy


right across Canterbury,” said Mr


Mr Bamford is excited to show off what

he and the team have been working on

when episode one airs this week.

“We catch up with two girls that are

riding horse back, circumnavigating


July 30

Morning results:

Competition – Stroke.

Senior: B Small – 66; D Gugich – 67.

Junior: C Greer – 65; G Henshaw – 69.

Nearest to the pin in 1: Junior; K

Griffiths. Senior; J Bond.

Nearest to the pin in 1: Junior; G

Henshaw. Senior; Tom G.

Afternoon results:

Competition – Stroke.

Senior: S Fairweather – 64; G Martin

– 64.


Luisetti Seeds Ellesmere division one –


Southbridge 25, Darfield 22; Waihora

17, Lincoln 6

Division two – semi-finals:

Banks Peninsula 11, Lincoln 10; Southbridge

27, Springston 15

New Zealand. We met them in Kaikoura,

3000km into their journey,” he said.

This week’s episode sees Mr Bamford

meet Carrfields founding director Greg


“Over the next 16 weeks we’ll be

learning more about the Carr family and

how the Ashburton-based agricultural

business has grown into a diverse

international operation,” he said.

Mr Bamford said that one of his

highlights this season was a recent trip to

Omarama, to meet the 2015 South Island

Farmer of the Year co-winner Richard


Later in the season Mr Subtil will

explain the effort that went into

recognition in the competition and his

plans to future-proof the family farm for

generations to come.

Episode one will air at 8pm tomorrow

on CTV, Freeview channel 40.



Lincoln Golf Club results

Rugby results

Intermediate: A Gray - 69; R McLaren

– 71.

Ladies: L McAuley – 71.

Nearest to the pin in 1: Junior; W

Butler. Senior; G Shirley.

Nearest to the pin in 2: Junior; G

Baldwin. Senior; M Bond.

Top dog: Scott Fairweather.

Halswell Super Liquor Prize Tweedys:

G Tipper.

Anna James, The Professionals Longest

Putt: C Nutsford.


Colts – semi-finals:

Springston 19, Lincoln Red 3; West

Melton 25, Darfield 10

Under-18 – semi-finals:

Prebbleton/West Melton 31, Melvern

12; Waihora 20, Lincoln 14

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from Kim Taylor —Viva La Moda

Special Occasion This Summer?

Summer stock is arriving into stores so

now is the time to shop for your new

dress. A common mistake is to wait

until the weather is warm but this can

lead to disappointment so now is

the time to act and ensure you

get the pick of the exciting

new arrivals before sizes and

popular styles disappear.

Lace is once again a

beautiful fashion trend in

special occasion dresses.

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($249) with Pink Ruby checked

blazer ($199). This striking outfit

is ideal for weddings or races

and can be accessorized with

bright colours to add that pop of

colour if desired.

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which will be extra popular

because it has a sleeve so

doesn’t necessarily require a

jacket. This stunning cobalt

and white combination is

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be ideal for a multitude

of events in your Summer


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any number of colours to

complete a unique look.

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option for a special

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versatile in that both

pieces can be worn with other items to

create a different look.

We have teamed up the Pink Ruby assymetric

skirt ($159) with the beautiful Pink Ruby

butterfly top ($159). This pretty and feminine

combination could also be finished with a

crop jacket if desired.

As always there is plenty of variety on offer

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Tuesday August 2 2016



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OLYPMICS: Get involved in the Selwyn Olympics on Saturday. There will be many water activities

and games set up from javelin noodle throw to aquatic sprints and paddle boat relay races. The

whole family can get involved on the day. Take part in the Swim to Rio challenge to raise money

for St John Rolleston and see if the goal of swimming 11,765km has been successful. There will

be music, spot prizes and a bake sale also at the event being held in the Selwyn Aquatic Centre

from 2-4pm.

Works on Paper

Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm

The latest exhibition from

Selwyn Gallery will show work

from Jo Ogier, Nicole Bourke

and Sandra Thomson. They all

express their art in different ways

and have unique focuses for their

pieces. The focus of their work

ranges from the interpretation of

viruses, conservation issues and

climate change.

Selwyn Gallery, 17 South Tce,

Darfield. Free entry

Lincoln High School Art


Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm

This exhibition opens

officially opens to the public on

Wednesday. Liffey Gallery will

be showing art from the talented

students at Lincoln High School.

The students have conveyed

their art through different forms,

photography, charcoal drawings

and paint have all been used by

the students. This exhibition will

run for two weeks.

Down by the Liffey Gallery, 1

James St. Free entry

Be Active

Wednesday, 10.30am-noon

Dust off the workout gear to

get involved with the fitness

programme that will run once a

week for eight weeks. There are

many different activities to try

out, from tai chi to badminton.

Physical health advisers will also

be on hand to answer questions

about nutrition, helping to set

up goals and staying motivated

to stick to them. Pay for each

session as you go.

Lincoln Events Centre, 15

Meijer Drive. Entry $3

Sport Health and Safety


Thursday, 6-7.30pm

Find out about how the latest

health and safety legislation affects

sports and teams. Learn about

practical tools and templates for

sports teams to use which will be

provided by Sport Canterbury.


nz with your name, contact details

and the sport club you belong to

for registration.

District council headquarters, 2

Norman Kirk Drive. Tickets $20

per person

Cheese Making Workshop


Sign up to the free Selwyn

Timebank to take part in the

cheese making class. You will

learn the processes of how to

make different types of cheese.

You will receive four credits for

taking part in this event. Email for

the time.

Rolleston Community Centre.

94 Rolleston Drive.

Selwyn Launch Group social


Saturday August 13, 1-3pm

This afternoon event is aimed

at young adults with disabilities.

It will include make-overs, and

getting their hair and make-up

done while enjoying afternoon

tea and getting to socialise. To

register for the event phone 021

232 8069 or email shirl.j@orcon. Register by August 5.

Rolleston Community Centre, 94

Rolleston Drive. Gold coin entry


The local markets have a lot

on offer, from fresh produce to

hand made crafts.

Leeston Market: Saturday,

9.30am-12.30pm. Co-Operating

Church Grounds High St,


Prebbleton Market: Saturday,

10am-1pm. All Saints Church.

Blakes Rd.

Darfield Market: Saturday,

10am-2pm. Next to Farmlands

on South Tce, Darfield.

Lincoln Market: Saturday,

10am-1pm. Gerald St, Lincoln.

Edendale Car Boot Sale:

Sunday, 10am-3pm. Edendale

Cafe, 888 Sandy Knolls Rd, West


Running Groups

The running groups aim to

get like-minded members of the

community fit and engage with

other. All running groups have

a handicapped start to cater for

your ability.

• Lincoln Road Runners:

Tuesday registration from

5.30pm starts at 6pm. 3km

or 6km. Starts at Lincoln

University. Gold coin donations.

• Malvern Road Runners:

Tuesday registration from

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or 6km. Starts from Malvern

Netball Centre.

• Ellesmere Road Runners:

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Time to dethatch your lawn

EARLY AUGUST is the time

to attack the thatch on your


Thatch is caused by several

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type, excessive watering, soil

compaction, high or low soil

pH,or overuse of fertiliser and


Remove a core of soil from

the lawn with a trowel or

shovel and measure the depth

of the thatch, which is the

layer of dead grass above the

soil line.

A layer that’s 1cm to 2.5cm

thick can be removed with a

stiff lawn rake. Deeper layers

may require a power rake.

The best time to de-thatch is

just before the grass begins a

period of active growth, which

is usually early spring.

For lawns with more than

an 3cm of thatch, power rakes

or vertical mowers will need

to be used and can be hired.

Mow the lawn a little lower

than usual. If needed, water it

to moisten the soil.

If you use a thatching rake,

pull the blade-like tines across

the lawn, cutting through the

thatch. Work in sections, then

remove the debris.

If you re using a power rake

or vertical mower, adjust the

cutters to slice just through

the thatch layer. Check cutter

depth after the first metre.

Run the machine in parallel

rows over the lawn and then

again at 90 deg to the first

pass. Remove debris with a

lawn rake.

Over-seed with a goodquality

grass seed to improve

the lawn’s health, vigour, and


Other tips for early August


• Dig over vacant areas and

leave for frosts to pulverise the


• Apply lime to vegetable garden

plots where green crops

were dug to increase worm


• Spread a general fertiliser

on areas to be planted next


• Check peach, apricot and

nectarine buds frequently.

Spray with copper before bud

burst to protect against curly

leaf. Same spray for bladder


• In warm areas begin sowing

in a protected position lettuces,

peas, silver beet and spinach.

• Sow outdoors hardy herbs,

tender herbs under glass.

• In warm areas or towards the

end of the month sow under

glass courgettes, eggplants,

peppers and tomatoes.

• Plant out asparagus, globe

artichokes, cabbage, cauliflower,

lettuce, onions and silver


• Divide and replant rhubarb.

• Fertilise citrus generously

towards the end of the month.


• Plant deciduous trees, shrubs.

• Complete pruning of roses

and cutting back of all perennials.

• Complete mulching garden



• Slugs and snails abound,

spread slug bait

• Ensure all-seasons oil and

copper sprays have been

applied to all fruit trees and


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Creating restaurants post-quake

Ever wondered who is cooking your food when you go

out to a café or restaurant? The Star continues its series

this week with Dux head chef Tristan Anderson

• By Gabrielle Stuart


says he has worked to create

three restaurants from scratch

since the earthquake, you can

take it literally.

When the Dux team were

working to open Dux Live in

2011 they pitched in to do whatever

they could, whether that

meant picking up a paint brush

or learning to use a concrete


That teamwork was something

he had always loved about the

kitchen, he said.

“It feels like a sport when

you’re doing service, making

sure you’re manning your section.

It’s physically and mentally

demanding but very rewarding.”

He now works between Dux

Dine in Riccarton and Dux Central,

managing 22 chefs as well as

cooks and kitchen-hands.

He started at Dux de Lux in

2002, after several years at Blue

Jean Cuisine restaurants in

Sydenham and on Manchester


From there he landed a role

working as a chef in Melbourne.

But when in 2010 he was offered

a job back at Dux as sous

chef, he jumped at the chance to


Although he enjoyed the work

in Melbourne, he said many

chefs there were just “going

through the motions”, and he

wanted to be part of building

something bigger.

The role at Dux gave him a

chance to learn more about

management, and after the

earthquake he had to put that

knowledge straight into action as

they worked to open Dux Live in

2011, Dux Dine in 2012 and Dux

Central last year.

Although management was

a big part of his work, he still

stayed in the thick of the action

in the kitchen.

“I definitely try to create

an environment in both my

kitchens that I want to be in. I

lead, but I make sure these guys

are all on a level where they are

learning together.”

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He said Dux owner Richard

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knowledgeable when it came

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own challenge.

He was recently named a

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Schwass and Giulio Sturla of

Lyttleton’s Roots Restaurant.

He said it was an honour to be

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Although cheffing had its ups

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enjoyed putting together a roast

or slow-cooked meal at home for

his partner and two children.

But although he ruled the

kitchen at work, that did not apply

when he was at home.

“It’s her kitchen. We’ve been

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BMW has combination of power and efficiency

• By Ross Kiddie

IT’S A phone call I’ve received

a couple of times in the past.

The invitation goes something

like this: “Would you like to fly

to Queenstown and drive a new

BMW back to Christchurch?’’

Of course, it’s an offer I’ve

been only too willing to accept,

especially considering that drive

is one of the best in New Zealand,

and the car in this instance was

my favourite out of the BMW

stable – the 330i.

It was in April when I evaluated

the 320i, a 3-Series car which

has effectively the same engine,

but with lesser power outputs,

the 330i is rated with 185kW

and 350Nm against 135kW and

270Nm. Of course, there’s also a

four-cylinder diesel model in the


The 3-Series in total is a true

sports sedan range and I’m really

smitten with the concept, the 330i

has road feel, power and handling

that makes you feel so much part

of the car.

And if you take into account it

has economy almost unrealistic

for a performance car, the

combination is simply amazing.

On my long highway journey

and cruising at a steady 100km/h,

the instantaneous fuel usage figure

was constantly hovering around

four-litres per 100km (70mpg),

that sits well with BMW’s

combined cycle average claim of

BMW 330i: Touring car of true genius.

just 5.8l/100km (49mpg).

These figures could suggest

unremarkable performance, but

the opposite applies, the 330i is

the powerhouse of the 3-Series

line-up, it will scamper to

100km/h in 5.8sec and will make

an 80km/h to 120km/h overtaking

time of 4sec. And I made many

overtakes on my journey, the 330i

is a touring car of true genius.

But it is also the docile sedan for

when the driving environment is a

lot more sedate, I had the test car

for a week at home and used it for

inner-city travel, especially to and

from the hospital during the time

my wife was having surgery.

The 330i is involving to drive

at all times, as a driver you feel

tightly connected to it. The

3-Series isn’t, big but it does

translate its compact proportions

into a user-friendly environment,

and that is something BMW does

well, not only is it desirable, as

a sports machine it relishes the

everyday role.

To reinforce that, the 330i has

compliant suspension, it soaks up

the big hits from Christchurch’s

roads, but it also has the firming

needed to control body balance

tightly when fired into a series of

tight corners.

Of course, the 3-Series has a

• Price – BMW 330i,


• Dimensions –

Length, 4633mm;

width, 1811mm;

height, 1429mm

• Configuration: Fourcylinder,


1988cc, 185kW,

350Nm, eight-speed


• Performance –

0-100km/h, 5.8sec

• Fuel usage–


host of wheel and tyre options

but the test car was sitting on

aggressive, 19in Bridgestone

Potenza rubber. I leaned the

evaluation car heavily into

several tight and twisty sections

and can conclusively say grip is

phenomenal, the quality of the

fully independent suspension

lends itself to sporty driving, and

if you take into account the feel

you get from rear-wheel-drive,

then being part of a car such

as this is almost the ultimate


At the other end, sitting

longitudinally, is a turbocharged,

four-cylinder engine. The twincamshaft

unit works through an

eight-speed automatic gearbox. It

has a paddle-shift mechanism if

you want to take control over the

gearshift process. There are also

sport, normal and eco pro driving

modes that the driver can use so

that the car can adapt to varying

driving conditions.

I used sport mode a lot when

passing opportunities arrived, and

normal mode when long straights

called for the use of cruise control.

With the decisive torque boost

that turbocharging provides,

the 330i is a swift mover under

acceleration, it will pull from

anywhere in the rev band. At

city speeds the engine will often

hover at around 1000rpm, yet it

will unleash and rev freely if the

throttle is given a nudge.

The 330i lands here at $88,000,

it’s a premium price but you do

get a lot of car for the money.

Column space doesn’t allow

for comprehensive detailing of

specification items but to say it

has a lot of kit and can be specced

to personal satisfaction.

However, the factor that means

the most to me is the engineering

prowess that BMW builds into

its motor vehicles, the chassis

design and construction create a

sublime driving experience while

the engine is a true delight with its

surge and keen throttle response.

As much as I enjoyed the drive

back to Christchurch and, as

much as I lust after the 330i, I’d

still be happy with its sibling – the

320i. It doesn’t miss out on much,

and a potential buyer could end

up with a $16,000 saving.


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Want to try something really

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accountability for the execution of

a specific client brief within editorial


You will oversee all day-to-day

operations, such as schedule

planning, brand and product research,

staff and talent management and


Your responsibilities include but are

not limited to-

• Creative script writing, idea

generation and research

• Managing

producer’s daily


• Interacting with

team members and

ensuring excellent

communication within

various departments

• Planning and organising

ahead to establish an

efficient course of action

for yourself and the team

• Leading and motivating

production teams, crews and

contributors, by providing

clear instructions,

support, direction and


Situations Vacant

Situations Vacant

If you’re ready for your next challenge, send your CV and cover

letter to

Candidates will be considered as and

when applications are received.

Applicants for this position should have

NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

• Establishing clear objectives

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economic production schedules

• Composing and preparing a variety

of correspondence, reports, and

internal documents in support

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development activities

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We are looking for an enthusiastic,

highly motivated individual with

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able to work on multiple projects

simultaneously and to liaise and

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clients and team.

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• Relevant qualification in journalism,

communications, media studies or

equivalent experience

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• Video editing experience

• Script writing experience

• Excellent communication skills

• Ability to think creatively and

“outside the box”

• Can work independently and as part

of a team

• Can work effectively under pressure,

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• Have a full, valid driving licence

SELWYN TIMES Tuesday August 2 2016 27

Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100

Situations Vacant

Situations Vacant

Business Adviser

(12 month fixed term contract)

• Are you an experienced business person

with an excellent general business


• Do you have a strong background in

business strategy and operations?

• Are you passionate about working with

businesses to help them grow?

• Are you well connected in business in the

Ashburton and Selwyn districts?

• Are you client and solutions focussed, goal

driven and results orientated?

If so, you’re exactly the sort of person we are

looking for.

Primarily, you’ll be responsible for delivering

the Regional Business Partner (RBP)

programme to businesses in the Ashburton

and Selwyn Districts. On a daily basis, you’ll

be helping business owners and managers

identify opportunities to grow their businesses,

access expertise, mentoring services and

research and development funding.

Key responsibilities include:

• Completing business assessments to

identify capability gaps and areas of support


• Identifying criteria appropriateness for

funding requests and R&D getting started


• Developing action plans for businesses with

appropriate referrals for support

• Making appropriate referrals to New

Zealand Business Mentors

• Supporting other Regional Partner


The position requires a commitment of a

0.8 FTE to achieve the objectives of the

RBP programme and by agreement also

be available to provide general support to

Chamber members based in the Ashburton and

Selwyn districts.

Please apply with your CV and a covering

letter/email by 8 August to:

Leeann Watson

General Manager

Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce


Please obtain a copy of the full Position

Description before applying, by contacting

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Apply in the

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Situations Vacant

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Class 3, 4 & 5, Passenger, Vehicle Recovery,

Wheels, Tracks, Rollers, Dangerous Goods,

Forklift, OSH & F

Situations Vacant

Situations Vacant

Situations Vacant

Active Learners Leeston

Due to promotion we are looking for a

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The permanent position is 30-40 hours per week.

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Phone: 03 3244115

Situations Vacant

The LincoLn

Boy’s and




will be holding

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at 7pm

in the Lincoln

Primary School

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Intelligro are looking for someone

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All members of the

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Public Notices



The Ellesmere College Board of Trustees invites applications from parents who

wish to enrol their sons and daughters at Ellesmere College for the 2017 year.

Enrolment at the school is governed by an enrolment scheme, details of which are

available from the school office.

A Prospectus which includes the College Enrolment form is available on request

from the College Office ((03) 324 3369) e-mail:

The deadline for receipt of applications for out of zone places is Friday 19 August


It would be appreciated if parents of students who live within the College Home

Zone also apply by this date in order to assist planning for next year.

The Board has determined that Thirty (30) places are likely to be available for out of

zone students next year. The exact number of places will depend on the number

of applications received from students who live within the school’s home zone.

If the number of out of zone applications exceeds the number of places available,

students will be selected by ballot. If a ballot is required it will be held on October

17th, 2016. Parents will be informed of the outcome of the ballot within three

school days of the ballot being held.

Thank you for your interest in Ellesmere College.

Ellesmere College Board of Trustees


Tuesday August 2 2016


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557 Weedons Ross Rd, West Melton

6 Wittys Road, Avonhead

28 Shelley Street, Rolleston

15 Campion Place, Rolleston

117D Lowes Road, Rolleston

Spectacular Space, Sublime Style!

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24 D’Arcy Street, Leeston

22 Garvins Road, Hornby

3 Watkins Place, Lincoln

503 Weedons Road, Rolleston

25 Whitewash Head Rd, Scarborough

The Cutest House on a

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homes like this are always popular. Don’t

miss your opportunity to view – call Fay

or Mike now.

Outstanding Home, Great


Lifestyle and location come together in

combinations of comfortable indoor living

and relaxed outdoor entertaining in this

contemporary and stylish home. Situated in

ever-popular Lincoln this 4 bedroom beauty

is on a fully fenced family sized section.

Call now for your opportunity to view this

lovely home – you will not be disappointed.

Private Mediterranean Paradise

Proudly positioned on 4.34ha this

605sqm sprawling home will take your

breath away! 10 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms

and 4 living areas offer a multitude of

living options. Too many features to list

this property is a “see to believe”,

– contact Mike today for the full details.

Privately Majestic!

Positioned at one of Christchurch’s most

desirable addresses and boasting spectacular

views of the ocean, Southern Alps and city, this

magnificent home represents your ‘once in a

lifetime’ opportunity. Our vendor has cherished

this home and their tenure is testament to

this, however they are committed to selling.

Contact Mike today for an appointment to

view and further information on how this

majestic setting could be yours.

By Negotiation Offers over $415,000 By Negotiation $1,900,000

Neg over $489,000

4/234 Springfield Road, St Albans

96a Creek Road, Ashburton

Lot 3 Waterbridge Way, Rolleston

Taunton Gardens

42 Korua Street, Moana

Work, Rest & Play!

Close to the city, this two storey cleverly

laid out 3 bedroom townhouse has been

redecorated throughout, and offers a

perfect balance of work, rest and play for

active down-sizers, professionals or even

investors looking for a new acquisition in

an ever sought-after side of town. Don’t

delay, contact Mike today for further


Chic and Contemporary on Creek

Instantly appealing and beautifully

presented, this home is an excellent

opportunity for a wide range of buyers,

from growing families to property

investors. Spacious accommodation is

provided by three double bedrooms,

with the master enjoying an ensuite and

walk-in wardrobe. Call Fay now for more


Exclusive Opportunity!

Sections of this size and in this location

are hard to find in Rolleston. Situated

amongst quality homes in the exclusive,

tree lined Waterbridge Way, this

generous 1298sqm (approx) section

offers the perfect location to build your

dream home. Don’t miss out, contact

Mike or Fay for further information.

Historic and Iconic

– Urgent Sale Required!

If you’re looking for a slice of Canterbury’s

history, Taunton Gardens, nestled into the

hills above Governors Bay, is a must-see!

Surrounded by lush gardens and sitting in

complete privacy, this magical setting provides

the perfect property in which to bring up family,

accommodate extended family, or run as a

luxury accommodation and/or function facility.

Call Mike today to arrange a time to view.

Peaceful Piece of Paradise

Set in a breathtakingly beautiful location

that will delight the senses, this beautifully

styled 5 bedroom home offers a wonderful

opportunity to secure a stylish holiday

retreat in ever-popular Lake Brunner.

Homes of this quality and size are a rarity

- your earliest inspection is encouraged to

secure this superb opportunity. Contact

Mike for further information.


Hastings McLeod Limited Licensed under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008 03 929 0306






4/285 Lawford Road

• Magnificent lifestyle property in the heart of West


• 380m2 architecturally designed home

• Beautiful established grounds complete with tennis

court and swimming pool

• Olympic sized all weather arena made up of a 60m x

20m Dressage arena and a show-jumping arena

• The 4 hectares of land is fenced into 10 horse safe


• Large stable complex with 4 large boxes and tack/feed


Call Chris now to arrange a viewing before deadline!



View By Appointment

DEADLINE SALE closes Thursday 4th August, 2016 at

4.00pm, (unless sold prior)

Chris Moore

Mobile 027 288 0563

Office 03 929 0306




5/616 Halkett Road

Having been one of the first blocks sold in this very

popular lifestyle development, a pending move north for

the vendors gives purchasers another opportunity to

purchase a highly sought after lifestyle block to build

your dream home.

You will be surrounded by homes of the highest quality,

future proofing your investment. Take advantage of the

ideal house sites to maximise the views of the Alps and

attain the rural outlook you have worked hard to secure.

Call now to view before Deadline clos

VIEW By Appointment

DEADLINE SALE closes Thursday 4th August, 2016

at 4.00pm, (unless sold prior)






5 Duncans Road

View By Appointment

Positioned near the front of a large 1970m2 section, is a

3 bedroom weatherboard home with one main living

area, separate kitchen and one bathroom. Well heated

by logburner, coal range and HRV system. This character

villa oozes potential and is just waiting to be restored to

its former glory. Location and size combined with two

road frontages, provide options for future subdivision for

the savvy investor. Outbuildings include a single car

garage, garden shed and separate workshop located at

Gareth Cox

the rear of the property. Properties in this price range

Mobile 021 250 9714

are well sought after. Recommended to act now!

Office 03 929 0306






10 Tennyson Street

Here is a chance to secure a lease in a high traffic area

and fast growing part of Rolleston.

Enquire today for further details.

VIEW By Appointment





Chris Moore

Mobile 027 288 0563

Office 03 929 0306

Hamish McLeod

Mobile 0275 557 047

Office 03 313 8022





A/138 Brougham Street

• A solid 3-bedroom brick home

• Master bedroom with ensuite + His & Her wardrobe's

• 3 good sized bedrooms

• Bath & shower in main bathroom

• Double glazing

• Double garaging with auto door

• Private rear section & outdoor living

• Fully fenced

• Plenty of off street parking

• A very handy location

VIEW 6 & 7 Aug 11.30 - 12.15pm

DEADLINE SALE closes Monday 29th

August, 2016 at 4.00pm, (unless sold






55 Genesis Drive

Quite simply provides the best of both worlds. Spacious

300m2 modern family home, beautifully positioned in

established grounds to allow you to simply sit back and

enjoy all the positives of country living.

With a modern kitchen, 2 large living areas, excellent

indoor/outdoor flow and 4 bedrooms + an office, this

home is beautifully set up for all the family to enjoy.

The established “subdivision” offers park like grounds, a

shared tennis court, and a wonderful playground/play

area for the children.

VIEW By Appointment



Kurt Richardson

Mobile 021 154 3764

Office 03 929 0306



Chris Moore

Mobile 027 288 0563

Office 03 929 0306





Licenced under REAA 2008

"Oakden Manor" A Family Home

• Four double bedrooms (master with en suite and

walk-in robe)

• Family bathroom, separate laundry and toilet

• Spacious, modern and functional kitchen

• Adjacent dining/living room and separate formal


• Four-car garaging and separate utility shed or

studio (with power)

• Fully-fenced, beautifully landscaped 1633m2


• Sought after location, close proximity to

schooling and services ID: DAR24103




Sunday, 14 August 2016


Sunday, 21 August 2016


Karen Hennessy

B 03 341 4301

M 027 967 0186

Min Cookson

B 03 341 4301

M 027 249 5417

Landsborough Stage Two

• Sections ranging in size from 5001m² with

attractive rural and mountain views

• Power, phone and Darfield Town Water

connections available at the boundary

• The first subdivision in Darfield to offer highspeed,

fibre-optic internet

• Common sense covenants to protect your asset

• Enjoy the peace and quiet of country living with

easy access to the great outdoors

• Last chance to secure a section of this size, at this

price, close to Christchurch

• Only 12 sections still available - selling fast! ID: CHR2619308



Sam Davidson

M 027 488 8269

Athol Earl

Sales Manager/Auctioneer

M 027 437 6298

Peter Crean

M 027 434 4002

Min Cookson

M 027 249 5417

Sam Davidson

M 027 488 8269

Karen Hennessy

M 027 967 0186

Wilton Atkins

M 027 606 0660

Peter McCorkindale

M 027 594 5190

PGG Wrightson Real Estate Ltd, Real Estate Agent, REAA 2008


Ray White Rolleston

Sarah Booth

Licensee Salesperson

Business Owner

027 527 8258

Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford

Licensee Agent

Business Owner

027 224 4733

Emma George

Licensee Salesperson

Business Owner

027 555 0568

Melanie Elliott

Licensee Salesperson

027 635 2643

Leisa Webster

Licensee Salesperson

027 722 5537

Leesa Barrie

Licensee Salesperson

027 947 1200

Rolleston 1 Matisse Close

Set on a private corner section in the popular Ambrose Estate,

boasting great street appeal, is this approx. 230m2 family home.

Offering generous bench space for the chef in the family which

overlooks the well-proportioned open plan dining & living area. The

large separate lounge with bay window provides the extra room

most families crave, & if a computer area is required come & check

out the purpose built desk & study area. Heating is sorted with 2

heat pumps, a gas fire & a SAYR ventilation system with hospital

grade filters. The wallpaper in 3 of the double bedrooms have neat

sea themes so the kids will have fun picking which room is theirs.

The master bedroom completes the picture with a walk in robe &

ensuite. With immediate possession available - call now to view!

For Sale

Sale Offers over $589,000

View Sunday 2.45pm-3.15pm ID# RLL22523

Angela Hunt 021 548 777

Rolleston 16 Brookside Road

This 3 bedroom home offers a fabulous opportunity

to get on the property ladder for first home buyers

and investors alike. Situated on a secure front,

yet private fully fenced cross leased section, this

property is awaiting new owners to enjoy the spoils

of this beautifully maintained & much loved home.

The light open plan kitchen/lounge/dining area

leads to a sunbathed North facing conservatory.

3 bedrooms, a family bathroom, separate laundry

& a detached single garage with workshop

complete the picture. Within walking distance to

local shops and zoned for Rolleston School, this

should be viewed early to avoid disappointment.

Sale Offers over $395,000

View By Appointment ID# RLL22503

Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733

Tai Tapu 10A Hepworth Place

Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and head home to

the idyllic lifestyle that the village of Tai Tapu has to offer. This 6 year

old home has been lovingly cared for and is positioned to capture

the sun with an over height stud and large windows to let the light

in, the open plan kitchen, dining and living space has pick up

sliders out to the large patio complete with arbour and shade sails.

The kitchen is well appointed and includes tristone tops and a

walk in pantry. Double doors lead to the separate formal lounge

making this overall space perfect for family living. This stylish and

comfortable home offers 4 bedrooms, the master with ensuite and

walk in robe. With gas hot water, heat pump, walk in storage & a

low maintenance garden - this home is not to be missed!

For Sale

Sale Offers over $650,000

View Sunday 12.00pm - 12.30pm ID# RLL22508

Emma George 0275 550 568

Dwayne Bloomfield 021 163 9874

Rolleston 3 Goldrush Lane

Sited on a 888sqm beautifully landscaped site the

north facing living areas allow sunshine to soak

through, while the main lounge features 3m high

stud and floor to ceiling windows. The large open

plan kitchen includes a walk in pantry and sliders

opening out to a large patio area. The master suite

which exudes a sense of luxury is generously

proportioned with a WIR and a sleek tiled

ensuite with a double tiled shower & underfloor

heating. The remaining 3 bedrooms are perfectly

complemented by another quality bathroom and

separate toilet.

Sale Offers over $669,000

View Sunday 1.00pm - 1.30pm ID# RLL22528

Dwayne Bloomfield 021 163 9874

Emma George 0275 550 568

Rolleston 40A Beaumont Drive

Situated in a prime location, with all the

conveniences of Rolleston’s town centre, this

beautifully presented home has been designed &

built to a high standard with everything you could

want. Tucked away from the road, the property

boasts triple garaging. Once inside, you will be

impressed with all that this home has.... a stunning

kitchen with stone benches, 2 ovens + scullery

with sink, two spacious living rooms with a dual

sided gas fire, 2 beautiful bathrooms both with large

walk in showers & a separate laundry. Fully tiled

bathrooms, gas hot water, fantastic indoor-outdoor

flow from the living room & North facing bedrooms,

an expansive walk in robe in the master bedroom...

the list goes on! Homes like this don’t come along

often, so be sure to view & make it yours now!

Sale Offers over $699,000

View Sunday 1.00pm - 1.30pm ID# RLL22493

Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733

Sarah Booth 027 527 8258

Ray White Rolleston - Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Ltd Licensed (REAA 2008) MREINZ

Ph: 03 347 9988

Ray White Rolleston


Angela Hunt

Licensee Salesperson

021 548 777

Amanda Cherry

Licensee Salesperson

027 340 6955

Dwayne Bloomfield

Licensee Salesperson

021 163 9874

Melissa Warrington

Licensee Salesperson

027 279 4362

Nyressa Vincent

Licensee Salesperson

027 515 7045

Kathy Wilson

Licensee Salesperson

021 183 3060

Leeston 3/16 Spring Place

Starting up or Slowing down?

This lovely 2 bedroom home is great for those starting

up or slowing down. The large open plan kitchen/dining/

living flows to a large outdoor area with a veranda, perfect

for relaxing and enjoying a barbeque in the upcoming

summer months. The tidy garden has been well planted

to produce an array of colour and the fully fenced section

will help keep the kids/grandkids or pets safe. There is

a single garage and off street parking available. Spring

Place is walking distance to preschools, the supermarket

and all other amenities on offer in the Leeston township.

With a short commute to Hornby or 15 mins to Rolleston

or Lincoln, this is the perfect place for a first home buyer or

someone wishing to downsize or to add to their portfolio.

Will it be you? Immediate Possession available, call now

to view!

Sale $285,000

View Sunday 1.30pm - 2.00pm ID# RLL22514

Angela Hunt 021 548 777

Prebbleton 35 Birchwood Close

There are 3 great things about the location here that you

will love...

* The beautiful tree lined street that is Birchwood Close,

* The position of the home on the section to make the

most of the sun & space, AND

* The location in central Prebbleton, so handy to the

shops, highly desirable primary school & all that this

community offers.

The home itself basks in sunshine throughout the day &

offers just what you & your family desire, including 4 good

sized bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, both with tiled showers, a

separate laundry, large open plan living area & a sizeable

kitchen with tons of bench & cupboard space. The

752m2 section is very well established, & has plenty of

room to entertain, watch the kids play, or grow your own

vegetables, with a garden area & greenhouse, as well as a

handy garden shed. With new plans on the horizon for our

vendors, here is the perfect opportunity for any discerning

buyer to secure this fantastic property in a location that

you can’t pass by. Be sure to view before it is too late!

Sale $595,000

View Sunday 11.00am - 11.30am ID# RLL22518

Leesa Barrie 027 947 1200

Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733

Ray White Rolleston - Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Ltd Licensed (REAA 2008) MREINZ

Ph: 03 347 9988


Ray White Rolleston

Sarah Booth

Licensee Salesperson

Business Owner

027 527 8258

Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford

Licensee Agent

Business Owner

027 224 4733

Emma George

Licensee Salesperson

Business Owner

027 555 0568

Melanie Elliott

Licensee Salesperson

027 635 2643

Leisa Webster

Licensee Salesperson

027 722 5537

Leesa Barrie

Licensee Salesperson

027 947 1200

Lincoln 4 Loxley Place

Packed with everything you could want, the home

offers the best in living, entertaining & accommodation

requirements, with sun soaked living areas, good sized

bedrooms & those extras you crave but can’t always find.

Stepping in the front door, the entry continues through

to the open plan living room, with stylish kitchen at the

heart. Here, the chef in the family will appreciate the

stone benchtops, quality appliances & walk in pantry, as

well as the breakfast bar which has room for all the kids!

A separate lounge complements the main living space

& gives you another area to host guests or enjoy movie

nights at home with the family. For summer entertaining,

there is great indoor-outdoor flow to the patio area & rear

garden, which is landscaped & fully fenced. Back inside,

the 4 well proportioned bedrooms are serviced by 2

stunning bathrooms, both with tiled showers, & a lovely

freestanding bath in the main. Further enhancing the home,

there is a separate WC, separate laundry, 2 heat pumps,

carpeted garage, boxed ceilings & other well thought

of features. Finished off with a neutral decor, you will be

able to add your own touches with window furnishings


Sale Offers over $649,000

View Saturday 1.30pm - 2.00pm ID# RLL22519

Leesa Barrie 027 947 1200

Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733

West Melton 6 Preston Avenue

Previously a Mike Greer show home, you are sure to be

impressed by the features that were put in to this home

to showcase what the company can offer. With a 2.7m

stud height throughout, granite bench tops, large walk

in pantry, double tiled showers, twin vanities & under tile

heating in both of the sumptuous bathrooms, solar hot

water, a log burner in the lounge & heat pump in the open

plan living, separate laundry, 4 bedrooms + a study.... the

list just goes on! A very appealing home from the street, it

offers plenty of off street parking, with the perfect spot for

your boat, together with a huge rear garden on 1602m2

in all. Whether you have already considered West Melton

as your suburb of choice or not, you need to take a drive

out to view this home if you want a spacious, quality home

for your family on a large section and, with the new shops

& supermarket soon to be completed, a play park across

the road & the Primary School & daycare centres just a

short walk away, this very popular subdivision provides

everything you could want within an easy commute to the


Sale Auction - 12pm, 19 August 2016

(Unless Sold Prior)

View Sunday 3.00pm - 3.30pm ID# RLL22497

Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford 027 224 4733

Leesa Barrie 027 947 1200

Ray White Rolleston - Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Ltd Licensed (REAA 2008) MREINZ

Ph: 03 347 9988

Ray White Rolleston


Angela Hunt

Licensee Salesperson

021 548 777

Amanda Cherry

Licensee Salesperson

027 340 6955

Dwayne Bloomfield

Licensee Salesperson

021 163 9874

Melissa Warrington

Licensee Salesperson

027 279 4362

Nyressa Vincent

Licensee Salesperson

027 515 7045

Kathy Wilson

Licensee Salesperson

021 183 3060






79 Iris Taylor Avenue

472 West Melton Road 421 Rattletrack Road 9 Ashton Rise 74 Selwyn Road






8 Royston Common

5 Raymond Place

167 Greendale Road 4 Dorothys Way 15 Wedgewood Row






14 New Creek Mews

18D Beaumont Drive 21 Hulme Lane 43 Oakley Drive 18 Oaks Drive






15 Stanford Way

16 Strauss Drive 6 Oak Tree Lane 12 Birchwood Close 26 Navy Loop






6/781 East Maddisons Road

16 Bradbury Avenue 32 Rossall Crescent 10 Barley Mow Lane 81 Beaumont Drive






19 Kinglear Drive

78 Renoir Drive 24 Granite Drive 11 Campion Place 9 Gainsborough Court






75 Brookside Road

15 George Street 11 Granite Drive 3E Perrin Place 6 Wordsworth Street






68 Lowes Road

114 Rolleston Drive 38 Castleton Drive 19A William Street 9 Highfield Avenue

Ray White Rolleston - Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Ltd Licensed (REAA 2008) MREINZ

Ph: 03 347 9988










Rural Property

Licensed REAA2008

ROLLESTON - 1 Shelley Street

Open Home Sun 2.30pm – 3.00pm

Affordable comfort in central Rolleston

Are you a buyer who wants the freedom to live near all the

Rolleston amenities in a modern home, yet doesn’t want to have

to landscape a brand new build? Welcome to 1 Shelley Street.

This 3 bedroom 147m2 home sitting proudly on a 502m2 corner

site would suit a number of scenarios. Retirement living made

easy, an investment property, a start up, or a stepping stone

on the property ladder; this well thought out home offers it all.

With indoor outdoor flow to a covered alfresco dining area,

with electric louvres offering space not often seen in suburban

living. An easy walk to the Rolleston town centre, excellent

schools or the bus for a hassle free commute, this property will

not disappoint. Priced at RV to meet the market, our vendors are

realistic as they have plans moving ahead and your viewing is

invited at the open home or by appointment.

Price: $479,000


Sue Robinson

Mb 021 409 050

ROLLESTON - 4 Shadbolt Lane

Spacious 4 bedroom home in a prime


First time on the market for this 210m2 4 bedroom home on a

north facing 777m2 fully fenced section. This comfortable family

home offers 2 large living areas including separate lounge with

easy access to the sunny outdoor areas, large master with ensuite,

WIR and the additional feature of 2 of the other bedrooms having

a shared large bathroom between them. Separate guest toilet

and separate laundry complete this ideal family home. This

home has quality chattels throughout along with gas hobbs, gas

water heating, security system, surround sound system and 2 x

heatpumps. The home is located just a few minutes walk to the

supermarket, medical centre, cafés etc. Excellent value - Don’t

be the one to miss out on this great home in a prime location!

Price: Neg over $575,000


Andrew Taylor

Mb 027 435 5930

ROLLESTON - 23 Beaumont Drive

One of our finest!

Situated on a private and spacious 992sqm section is this stunning and

substantial 300qm home. The design, specification and layout of this

property will appeal to those who appreciate quality and are looking

for contemporary living at its finest. The property offers spacious sun

drenched north facing living with bi-folding doors opening out to a

private landscaped section and stunning entertaining area. One

of the many fabulous features of this home include a double sided

gas fire that is centrally located in the open plan living area that is

further complemented by a heat pump system which ensures your

year-round comfort. The sleek modern and well-appointed kitchen

has ample storage space with quality appliances including a large

90cm oven and serving window out to the pergola and BBQ area. All

4 double bedrooms are generous in size and the north facing master

bedroom offers a large walk in robe and stunning tiled ensuite. Other

special features of this sensational property include a study nook,

separate laundry, ample internal storage space, gas hot water and

double internal access garage with drive through to name just a few.

This property has stand out street appeal and when all combined,

represents highly desirable living in one of Rolleston’s popular

subdivisions. R.V $720,000.

Deadline Sale closing at 4pm on Thursday

18th August 2016 (unless sold prior)


Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576

or Susan Davis Mb 027 662 2751

ROLLESTON - 29 Blue Jean Aveue

Sleek, modern and immaculate

Built in 2015 by G.J Gardner is this well designed low maintenance

home which is situated in the desirable Levi Park subdivision.

From the moment you step inside you will be impressed with the

stylish presentation of this home which is packed full of features!

The property offers spacious open plan living which is heated by

a large standalone wood burner which will ensure your winter

comfort throughout. The kitchen is sleek and modern with plenty

of storage space and is complemented with quality appliances

including dish drawers and a breakfast bar. There are sliding doors

that open out from the dining to a lovely court yard area; perfect

for your outdoor entertaining. All 3 bedrooms are generous in

proportion and the master offers a walk in robe, sizeable ensuite

and ranch sliders. Other special features of this delightful property Price: Neg Over $529,000

include quality drapes, separate laundry and alarm. Don’t miss this

opportunity to secure this delightful home in one of Rolleston’s

popular subdivisions.


Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576

or Susan Davis Mb 027 662 2751

ROLLESTON - 16A Jozecom Place

Spacious family living in desirable location

If you are looking for a spacious 4 double bedroom family home in

a desirable location then you will need to inspect this one! Located

in popular “Jozecom Place” is this 3 year old home which has been

built with families in mind. The property offers 2 separate spacious

living areas with the family/dining area having a large stacker door

that opens out to a private entertaining area. The sleek kitchen

with its quality appliances is centrally located between the living

areas and forms a central hub for the home. You will enjoy the

cosiness of this property with its log burner which is complimented

by a heat transfer system, ensuring your winter comfort. All 4

bedrooms are a comfortable size with the master offering a walk

in robe and stylish ensuite. You will enjoy the storage space in the Price: Neg Over $595,000

home and the double internal access garage also has attic high

storage space. Other special features of this property include;

walk in pantry, separate laundry and alarm. All this is located on a

private and secure section so don’t delay on this one!

ROLLESTON - 51 Tiny Hill Drive

Rare and exciting opportunity - 2113sqm

Title is now out on this fabulous 2113sqm section located in

the popular and centrally located Tiny Hill Drive. Sections of

this size with further sub-dividable potential are rare and are

becoming highly desirable. Plenty of room to build your dream

home on this large and private section. The property is zoned

for West Rolleston Primary School and is in close proximity to

the Rolleston Township. Seize this exciting opportunity and start

planning your next move today!


Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576

or Susan Davis Mb 027 662 2751

Price: $320,000


Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576

or Susan Davis Mb 027 662 2751

LEESTON - Birdlings Crossing

Best buying in Canterbury

sections from $109,000

Located an easy commute from Rolleston, Lincoln and the City

finds this beautiful boutique subdivision of 38 sections on the

edge of the popular township of Leeston. With fully serviced

sections priced from $109,000 and friendly covenants these

section offer the best buying in Canterbury. Approximately

half the sections have views over reserve, Birdlings Brook and

beyond over Rural land plus aspect is excellent for the best of

outdoor living and maximum use of the sun. Birdlings Crossing

sections are sized from the very manageable 530m2 to lifestyle

sized sections of 1283m2 with something for everyone. With

approximately two thirds of the sections under contract or sold

and Title imminent we suggest you make enquiry today and

secure your site in this super stylish boutique subdivision. This

home comes with a 10 year master build guarantee and has a

projected completion date of early summer 2016.

LEESTON - 8 Fibonacci Way

Perfect for Homestart Grant and Kiwi

Saver buyers!

If your budget is $450,000 and you are finding it harder and

harder to find something that meets Homestart and Kiwisaver

criteria then look no further than these house and land packages

in the increasingly popular township of Leeston an easy drive from

Rolleston, Lincoln and Christchurch. This 165m2 four bedroom

home will feature two bathrooms incl ensuite off master, open

plan living, double garage attached, Bosch appliances, all floor

coverings, heatpump and all the other modern conveniences you

would expect in a new home. The section is a full size 772m2

in a great street and is surrounded by new homes in a quality

subdivision. This property is able to be purchased as a turnkey

package with a small deposit and balance on completion or even

subject to sale of your existing home. Contact the agent for a full

list of specifications today.

Price: $109,000


Stephan Knowler

Mb 027 229 9522

Price: $450,000


Stephan Knowler

Mb 027 229 9522

LEESTON - 41 Clausen Avenue

A new home for winter!

This stylish three bedroom, two living room home on a beautifully

landscaped 732m2 site is now completed and ready and waiting

for you. Situated to make the best of the sun you know this is

going to be an extremely warm home to live in and that it offers

space aplenty plus is just full of all the modern conveniences and

fixtures and fittings you would expect in a home of this quality.

As well as the large open plan living/dining option with stunning

kitchen adjoining there is a large second lounge or rumpus

room for children to spread out or would make great work from

home area or office. The two bathrooms including ensuite are

predictably impressive and there is a great work space in the

separate laundry and large double garaging attached makes for

convenient parking. Surrounded by quality new homes in popular

Millbridge Development we challenge you to find better buying

than this eye catching new home.

LEESTON - 20 Clausen Avenue

First home? Downsizing? Investment?

These stunning two bedroom townhouses under construction

in Millbridge Green in the heart of the Millbridge Subdivision

are unique to Leeston and will cater for those looking for an

affordable home, a more manageable home or an investor

looking to grow the portfolio with an affordable new home.

These townhouses will be presented to the purchaser as a turnkey

package meaning there is nothing more for you to do as even the

letterbox is there and waiting for you. These homes feature two

good sized bedrooms, one bathroom, open plan kitchen/dining

with Bosch Appliances-(this area opens to a North facing patio)

plus also there is a generous single garage attached. Add to this

all landscaping and patios will be completed upon your arrival.

These stylish up to the minute townhouses will provide the best

of everything you would expect in a modern new home and best

of all the price is fixed with no further increases along the way.

Contact the agent to put your name on one of these homes today.

Price: $495,000


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Price: $395,000


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Chris Flanagan

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Andrew Taylor

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Jackie Derrick

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Susan Davis

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Stephan Knowler

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Cameron McRae

027 769 6696

Sue Robinson

021 409 050




van der Klei

Smoke alarms and insulation

are now required

in rental properties

Both landlords and tenants have

responsibility where smoke alarms are

concerned. landlords who fail to comply

with the law could be liable for a fine of

up to $4,000 while failure on the part of

a tenant could lead to a maximum fine of


landlords must ensure that there are

smoke alarms in their rentals: within at

least three metres of a sleeping area or

bedroom door; on all levels of a multi-

storey dwelling; and that any rented

caravan has at least one working smoke

alarm. They must also ensure all smoke

alarms are in working order when a

tenancy begins.

It is the tenant’s responsibility to ensure

that all smoke alarms are in working order,

replacing batteries when required and

informing the landlord if a smoke alarm is

inoperable. They must not remove a smoke

alarm or do anything that could impede a

Long-life photoelectric smoke alarms have

a ten year life.

person’s ability to escape from the building

in the event of a fire.

If a rental has not had smoke

alarms then those installed must have

photoelectric ten-year batteries or be

hard wired. as the batteries in existing

smoke alarms need replacing (as per the

manufacturer’s recommended replacement

date) then photoelectric batteries must be


“The number of alarms to be installed in

a rental property has been recommended

by the n Z Property Investors’ Federation,”

explains lloyd Manson, director of My

Property Works ltd.

“Most fires start in a bedroom rather

than a kitchen, caused by electric blankets,

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Your guide to Show Homes & New Sections

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at the beginning of July, changes to the residential tenancy act came

into effect with tenanted properties now required to be insulated and have

working smoke alarms.


smoking in bed, or heaters placed near

a bed. This is why property owners are

encouraged to have a smoke alarm in each

bedroom as well as one in an open plan

living area, or one in each living room


My Property Works ltd can check a

rental property to ensure it is compliant

with the law and fit long-life photoelectric

smoke alarms which have a ten year life.

In relation to insulation, landlords have

three years in which to install insulation

both in the ceiling and under the floor of a

rental home, if sufficient space allows this

to be done.

landlords must also include details

about ceiling, wall and underfloor

insulation in any tenancy agreement with

the information being lodged with the

tenancy services.

While the Ministry of Business,

Innovation and employment is responsible

for overseeing this law, tenants can take

any concerns about smoke alarms or

insulation to the tenancy tribunal without


to assist land owners in ensuring that

their rental properties are compliant,

My Property Works ltd can check rental

properties and install long life smoke

alarms where required. They will also

document details in relation to smoke

alarms and insulation and send this

through to tenancy services, something

that is a legal requirement with bond

forms when a new tenancy begins.


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When it comes to home security,

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are also ways of designing your property so

it enjoys “passive security”, something that is

achieved by having a property that is open to

the street so neighbours and passersby can

see if there’s anything untoward going on.

Having minimal fences or ones that can be

seen through and keeping the plantings at a

low level means there’s nowhere for a burglar

to hide.

Some people also plant prickly bushes

around the perimeter of their properties to

put intruders off.

Making it difficult to gain access to the side

or rear of your property should also help to

dissuade burglars. In this regard, lockable

gates are a good idea, especially on driveways,

as there’s nothing easier for a burglar than to

park their car down your driveway out of

sight and quickly load up all your goods.

The key to good home security is making

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Your burglar alarm should have as many

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they should be well positioned so intruders

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Having an alarm that is monitored or one

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If you’re building new or doing a major

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are connected to your electricity and alarm


These should provide better reliability and

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This Week’s






BECKENHAM 14A Fisher Ave

Sat 6th August, 11am – 11.30am , 3 bed, 2 bthrm, 2

car, standalone townhouse. Deadline sale

Ray White Rolleston,

HEI HEI 3/50 Hei Hei Road

Sat 6th August, 12pm-12.30pm, 2 bed, 1 bthrm, 1

car, crosslease 1/3 int in 985m 2 . By Negotiation

Ray White Rolleston,

LINCOLN 4 Loxley Place

Sat 6th August, 1.30pm-2pm, 4 Bed, 2 Bthrms,

High Spec, 2 Car, on 566m 2 section. Offers over


Ray White Rolleston,

LINCOLN 21 Payne Court

Sat 6th August, 2.30pm-3pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 3 car,

247m2 on 619m 2 section. Deadline Sale.

Ray White Rolleston,

LINCOLN 18 Kildare Terrace

Sat 6th August, 3.15pm-3.45pm, 2 Bed, 1 Bthrms,

crosslease, 1/5 int. in 1547m 2 . $349,000.

Ray White Rolleston,


Sat 6th August, 12.30pm-1pm, 4 bed, 1 bthrm, log

fire, 1 car, 577m 2 section. Deadline sale.

Ray White Rolleston,

RAKAIA 29 Cridland Street

Sat 6th August, 2pm-2.30pm, NEW 3 bed, 2

bthrms, 2 car, 157m 2 on 460m 2 Section. Offers over


Ray White Rolleston,

SOUTHBRIDGE 5 Broad Street

Sat 6th August, 1pm-1.45pm, 2 bedroom, 1

bathroom, 2 garage. Neg Over $335,000. Penny

Dadson-Clausen, 027 895 5943

Farmlands Real Estate, LE1574

For full details of all Open Homes,

please contact the Real Estate companies.


BECKENHAM 14A Fisher Ave

Sun 7th August, 11am-11.30am, 3 bed, 2 bthrm, 2

car, standalone townhouse. Deadline sale.

Ray White Rolleston,

ISLINGTON 18c Moffett Street

Sun 7th August, 3.15pm-4pm, 2 bedroom, 1 bthrm, 1

garage. Neg over $329,000. Penny Dadson-Clausen

027 895 5943

Farmlands Real Estate, LE1546

LEESTON 168 Timber Yard Road

Sun 7th August, 12pm-12.45pm, 3 bed renovated

brick home with lake views on 5018m 2 . $519,000.

Stephan Knowler 027 229 9522

Matson & Allan,

LEESTON 8 Clausen Avenue

Sun 7th August, 12pm-1pm, 4 bed, 2 bath,2 living,

turnkey package. $480,000. Cameron McRae 027


Matson & Allan,

LEESTON 41 Clausen Avenue

Sun 7th August, 12pm-1pm, 3/4 bed, 2 living, on

beautifully landscaped 732m 2 . $489,000. Stephan

Knowler 027 2299522

Matson & Allan,

LEESTON 11 Pound Road

Sun 7th August, 12.30pm-1pm, 5 bed, 2 bthrms, 2

storey, 2 car, 720m 2 section. Offers over $439,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

LEESTON 1 Cassini Place

Sun 7th August, 1pm-1.30pm, Brand new 4 bed

turnkey package on full section. $479,000.

Stephan Knowler 027 2299522.

Matson & Allan,

LEESTON 4 Lambie Street,

Sun 7th August, 1.15pm-1.45pm, 3 bed, 2 bath, as

new in Millbridge. $459,000. Cameron McRae 027


Matson & Allan,

LEESTON 3 / 16 Spring Place

Sun 7th August, 1.30pm-2pm, 2 bed, 1 bthrm, 1 car,

1/3 int,in 760m 2 . $285,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

LEESTON 27 High Street

Sun 7th August, 1.45pm-2.15pm Great outdoor

living on 1341m 2 plus 4 car garage. $419,000.

Stephan Knowler 027 229 9522.

Matson & Allan,

LEESTON 69 Manse Road

Sun 7th August, 2.30pm-3pm, 3 bed, 1 living, 2 bath,

2 garage, 5 yr old home. Offer over $449,000.

Stephan Knowler 027 229 9522

Matson & Allan,

PREBBLETON 35 Birchwood Close

Sun 7th August, 11am-11.30am, 4 Bed, 2 Bthrms, 2

Car, 752m 2 Section. $595,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 6c Heritage Close

Sun 7th August, 12.30pm-1pm, 4 bed+ study,

2 bthrms, 3 car, 1517m 2 section. Offers over


Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 40A Beaumont Drive

Sun 7th August, 1pm-1.30pm, 4 bed 2 bthrms, 3 car,

269m 2 on 912m 2 section. Offers over $699,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 19 Markham Way

Sun 7th August, 1pm-1.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 2 car,

777m 2 section. Offers over $499,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 3 Goldrush Lane

Sun 7th August, 1pm-1.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 2 car,

235m 2 on 888m 2 section. Offers over $669,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 9 Maltby Drive

Sun 7th August, 1.30pm-2pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrm, 2 car,

722m 2 section. Offers over $629,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 23 Beaumont Drive

Sun 7th August, 2pm-2.30pm, 300m 2 sensational

property on 992m 2 . Deadline Sale closes 18/08/16.

Jackie Derrick 027 636 3576 & Susan Davis 027 662


Matson & Allan,

ROLLESTON 1 Diane Place

Sun 7th August, 2pm-2.30pm, 4 bed, + study, 2

bthrms, 2 car, 948m 2 section. $515,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 11 Kinglear Drive

Sun 7th August, 2pm-2.30pm, 4 bed + 1 bed flat, 3

bthrms, 2 car, 750m 2 section. Offers over $639,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 78 Hungerford Drive

Sun 7th August, 2.15pm-2.45pm, 4 bed, Study Nook,

2 bthrm, 2 car, 649m 2 section, offers over $575,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 1 Shelley Street

Sun 7th August, 2.30pm-3pm, 3 bed, 1 bath, 1 living,

close to school & supermarket. $479,000. Sue

Robinson 021 409 050.

Matson & Allan,

ROLLESTON 29 Blue Jean Avenue

Sun 7th August, 2.45pm-3.15pm, 4 bed, lge living,

sep laundry, desirable location. Neg Over $529,000.

Jackie Derrick 027 6363576 & Susan Davis 027


Matson & Allan,

ROLLESTON 1 Matisse Close

Sun 7th August, 2.45pm-3.15pm, 4 Bed, 2 Bthrms,

sep laundry, 2 Car, 787m 2 Section. Offers over


Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 22 Carrick Place

Sun 7th August, 3pm-3.30pm, 4 Bed, 3 Bthrms, 2

Car, 1012m 2 Section. Offers over $599,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

ROLLESTON 16A Brookside Road

Sun 7th August, 3pm-3.30pm, 3 Bed, 1 Bthrms, 1

Car, cross lease, ½ int in 1011m 2 Section. Offers over


Ray White Rolleston,

SOUTHBRIDGE 12 Pacific Drive

Sun 7th August, 2pm-2.30pm, 2 bedroom, 1 bthrm, 1

garage. Neg over $195,000. Penny Dadson-Clausen

027 895 5943.

Farmlands Real Estate, LE1566

SOUTHBRIDGE 167A High Street

Sun 7th August, 2pm-2.30pm, 3 bedroom, 1 bthrm,

Neg over $340,000. Penny Dadson-Clausen 027

895 5943.

Farmlands Real Estate, LE1570

TAI TAPU 10A Hepworth Place

Sun 7th August, 12pm-12.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 2

car, 819m 2 section. Offers over $650,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

WEST MELTON 6 Preston Avenue

Sun 7th August, 3pm-3.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrm, 2 car,

269m 2 on 1602m 2 section. Auction.

Ray White Rolleston,

WOOLSTON 17 Gow Place

Sun 7th August, 11.30am-12pm, 3 bdrm, 1 bthrm, 2

car, 830m 2 section. Offers over $389,000.

Ray White Rolleston,

For full details of all Open Homes,

please contact the Real Estate companies.

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