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Selwyn Times: August 02, 2016

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SELWYN TIMES Tuesday August 2 2016 7 • By Caitlin Miles ews 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 girls. 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. “It’s a completely different way VOLUNTEERING TEAM: Back from left: Hannah Newell, Emily Newell, Gabriella Moffatt, Brianna D’Ewes, Janaya Clark. Front from left: Laura Freeman, Sarah Gillespie, Amylee Brown. of life and culture over there, 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 said. 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 brings out talent 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 show. 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 email wayoffbroadway@ Out Of Hand 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 of NZ’s preservation. Narratives within each work consider isolation, regret, time passing, acknowledgement of our history, where we live and what NZ is, and what it means to us, also about hope and optimism, and accepting and learning from our mistakes, past and present. As told by Warren Feeney, “Reid’s delicate, elegantly structured and at times gently humorous prints are here to remind us of what is at stake: the unselfconscious grace and beauty of New Zealand’s indigenous birds and the way they enrich our world”. Marahau wood carving artist Tim Wraight describes works for this exhibition come from 2 streams. “Firstly there are 2 carved cubes of Totara wood in which I explore the laying of pattern onto a strong form, with a whimsical approach combining dancing figures and a quite formal pattern. The other group of works; old hand tools refashioned for ‘ritual’ purposes, with new carved handles and decorations of feathers, fibre and found objects, give reference and reverence to rural traditions and pre mass production industry, and the people who powered these tools with their physical selves. As a hand tool user I am aware of the intimate relationship with the material that the user obtains and indeed needs in order to succeed in their work. Sound, sight, touch, force and a feel for the interaction between material and tool all come into play. I am drawn to the beauty of hand forged steel, and learnt from my grandfather how to use and maintain these simple but efficient objects.” Ben Reid’s ‘Ruffled Feathers’ Tim Wraight’s ‘Carpenter’s Tools’ FREE Sport and Recreation SUNDAY 14 AUGUST, 12 – 3PM* ROLLESTON RESERVE AND COMMUNITY CENTRE Try out over 20 different sport and recreation activities for free! Archery Basketball Bouncy Castles Fitness Classes Football Girl Guides growing strong communities Green Prescription Highland Dancing High Ropes Hula Hooping Inflatable Golf Library Activities together Pedalmania Rumpus Room Scouts Skateboarding Softball Sport Canterbury Spin Table Tennis Tennis Wheelchair Sports Yoga Zumba Pick up your Have a Go Day Passport from Selwyn Libraries, Lincoln Event Centre, Rolleston Community Centre or Council offices in Rolleston. *Postponement date: Sunday 21 August **If you sign up to volunteer for a club WIN $250 SPORT VOUCHER OR A SEASON’S FEES**