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Selwyn Times: August 09, 2016

10 Tuesday

10 Tuesday August 9 2016 SELWYN TIMES A Sensational Night out in Selwyn Over 300 Selwyn residents and businesses were treated to a spectacular evening at the 2016 Sensational Selwyn Awards held at the Lincoln Event Centre on Saturday the 30th of July. Congratulations to all the nominees, finalists, and winners of the nine categories. It was a pleasure to see everyone in attendance enthusiastically celebrating and recognising the successes of the outstanding contributors to the District. The fact that 54 nominations were received shows how sensational Selwyn is. Well-known local radio personality and MC for the evening, John Dunne’s enthusiasm and knowledge of the Selwyn District brought local flavour to the Awards. The evening’s atmosphere was enhanced with an elegant piano ensemble from Caelen Thomas, superb vocals and guitar solo from Alex Hardy and stimulating jazz music from e ngaro tatou. Attendees enjoyed a sumptuous menu created by Moveable Feasts featuring local produce and award winning Selwyn beverages. Congratulations to all of the 2016 Sensational Selwyn Awards nominees, finalists and winners. Special thanks also to this year’s judges, who added their impeccable experience and expertise to the difficult job of narrowing the already impressive nominees down to an inspiring selection of finalists and winners. Agri-Business winner Gladfield Malt Ltd Community Services winner Neville Sinclair Benny Small Business winner COBi Digital Sport winner Francie Turner (represented by her father) Tourism winner The Tea House Arts & Culture winner Amelia Dunbar Environmental Winner West Rolleston Primary School Board of Trustees Large Business winner The Laboratory Young Achiever winner Elin Harris Agri-Business: Gladfield Malt Ltd - 2016 Winner Rural Tenancy Inspections Ltd - 2016 Finalist Arts & Culture: Amelia Dunbar Elizabeth (Beth) Keoghan Nut Point Centre Community Service: Neville Sinclair Benny Gary Elliot Sue Petersen Environmental: 2016 Award Finalists and Winners: - 2016 Winner - 2016 Finalist - 2016 Finalist - 2016 Winner - 2016 Finalist - 2016 Finalist West Rolleston Primary School - 2016 Winner Te Kura o Te uru Kowhai Establishment Board of Trustees (EBoT) Selwyn Fruit Trees in Schools - 2016 Finalist Alan & Aileen Peacock, Aaron & Vicky Bartlett Prebbleton Nature Park - 2016 Finalist Michele Frey, Jim Hutton, Rona Ryan & David Jarvis Small Business: COBi Digital Productions Ltd - 2016 Winner Benjamin O’Connell and Timothy Marshall Joint CEO’s of Chariot - 2016 Finalist Brothers and/or Tribal Leeston Physiotherapy Ltd - 2016 Finalist Selwyn Travel - 2016 Finalist Large Business: The Laboratory Sicon Ltd Sports: Francie Turner Eliza Grigg Hannah Bates Tourism: The Tea House Hororata Community Trust Jet Stream Tours Ltd T/A Alpine Jet Young Achiever: Elin Harris Dominic Brettkelly Hannah Bates 2016 Award Sponsors: - 2016 Winner - 2016 Finalist - 2016 Winner - 2016 Finalist - 2016 Finalist - 2016 Winner - 2016 Finalist - 2016 Finalist - 2016 Winner - 2016 Finalist - 2016 Finalist The Awards were made possible with the generous contributions from all of our sponsors: GOLD SPONSORS Ellesmere Butchery Buddle Findlay (Large Business) Gunyah Country Estate Challenge (Community Services) Langdale Vineyard Restaurant HEB Construction Ltd (Sports) Lassad Saffron IPORT (Arts and Culture) Lone Goat Vineyard Meadows Izone (Agri-Business) Melton Estate MWH (Environmental) Oakleys Premium Fresh Vegetables Rolleston New World (Young Achiever) The Laboratory Selwyn District Council (Small Business) True and Daring Winery and Wine Centre Sicon Ltd (Tourism) SERVICE SPONSORS SILVER SPONSORS Cressy Lane (Theming) Opus International Consultants God’s True Beauty Photography (Photographer) BRONZE SPONSORS Lincoln Event Centre (Venue) ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd Moveable Feasts (Catering) Meadows Selwyn Printing Company (Printing) FOOD & BEVERAGE SPONSORS Selwyn Times (Media) Aroha Beverages Southern Woods Tree Nursery (Theming) Borchii Park Spectrum Lighting & Sound (Audiovisual)

SELWYN TIMES Tuesday August 9 2016 11 Prebbleton School recently held a book week. The school has a Scholastic Book Fair and read-a-thon fundraiser. All the pupils were encouraged to dress up in kiwiana-inspired mufti-day. There were activities such as guess the teacher’s favourite book, Milo and Movie Night, making bookmarks and kiwiana art. SCHOOLS SCHOOLS CHARACTERS: From left; Emily Heald, Ben Westgarth, Lilly Smith, Aria Sachdev, Lucas Johnstone and Jonathon Searle dressed up as Kiwi classics. SES Samara McAlwee started in room 5 at Rolleston School recently. SPORTS Riva, DJ, Honor, Maggie and Lucas were all welcomed to West Melton School in term 3. Andre Asare started at Weedons School at the beginning of the term. SPORTS New entrants If your child has started school recently send their picture to Samuel Buist is a new entrant at Lincoln Primary School. Harper Macpherson started at Clearview Primary School recently. FAVOURITES: Emily Heald and Mya Cridge got into the kiwiana spirit and dressed up as the popular New Zealand spread. VISITORS: Principal Kim Alexander brought her dog Pluto in to read to the children. Over the week the children had several different visitors read stories to them. TEAM: From left, Jayda, Emily, Lisa, Bella, Alessandra, Aidriahna and Ezra. Front: Eva and Daisy from West Melton School competed in the Lincoln Zone Netball and Rugby Tournament last week. The year 7 and 8 pupils made up the Senior B team. They played 20 games and placed 10th out of 20 teams. THE HOME OF GOOD BAKING SOUTHERN PLAINS BREAD VARIETIES 2 FOR $ 5 00 RASPBERRY SLICE A divine raspberry slice for all occasions. ONLY $ 3 49 EA $25,000 TRAVEL GIVEAWAY FAMILY BAG BISCUITS Chocolate Chip, Hokey Pokey, Kiwi Delight, Oat & Raisin, Peanut, Shortbread, Super Choc Chip. $ 5 29 EA Purchase 2 x 2L Dairy Dale Milk to enter the draw to win $1,000 worth of travel vouchers for your family! 25 WINNERS - 1 PER STORE! MILK Dairy Dale 2L varieties. $ 5 98 2 FOR or $3.19 each HAMBURGER BUNS 6pk $ 1 99 Promotional pricing available while stocks last from 08/08/16 to 14/08/16. Images are serving suggestions only. *Promotion valid 1st - 31st August 2016. Winners will be contacted Wednesday 7th September 2016. Terms & conditions apply. Full terms & conditions can be found at Open 7 days | 8 Convenient local locations Hornby • Barrington • Ferry Rd • Papanui • Riccarton • Upper Riccarton • New Brighton • Rangiora BAKERIES