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Selwyn Times: August 23, 2016

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8 Tuesday August 23 2016 SCHOOLS ADDINGTON PRIMARY School pupils will get a new school uniform. Over the following weeks, new entrant children will be wearing slightly different attire. As a result of re-branding, the school’s board of trustees has been working with a new uniform supplier. The new kit retains the basic navy blue base items, but the school has changed the colour of its polo shirts from ‘sky blue’ to ‘kelly green’. The polar fleece jacket has changed to a half zip and a navy bucket hat with green under the brim will also become available in the future. All uniform items will have either an embroidered name and logo or a logo only. ​The expectation will be that all students are wearing the new uniform by the beginning of the 2017 school year. SOUTHERN VIEW Addington uniform goes green UPDATED: Jabez Afualo, 8, models his school’s new uniform. ​ BILINGUAL: Melanie Law, Cerys Fletcher, Isabel Becker, Alyanna Suerte-Felipe, Jacob O’Carroll, Emma Brook, Jordi Fajdiga Boyd, Alice Tiso and Saoirse Hill-Shearman are some of the students who took part in the competition. Students put second language to use CASHMERE HIGH School students won a language competition recently. They competed against 242 other high schools throughout the country. There were 550 junior students and 180 senior students involved in the nationwide competition. The group of students placed fifth out of 1110 schools around the world in the annual Language Perfect World Championships. The online competition challenges students to test their vocabulary skills through writing, listening and reading in their chosen second language. Over the course of 10 days, students from across the world competed to answer as many questions correctly as they could. As a result of winning first place in New Zealand, Cashmere High received the New Zealand Association of Language Teachers winner’s prize. ACHIEVERS A CLASS ABOVE: This Cashmere home built by Avenue Homes Design is one of 18 from Christchurch which have been selected as finalists in the national Registered Master Builders 2016 House of the Year. Homes in Beckenham, Huntsbury and Hillsborough were also among those selected from the southern suburbs. Altogether, 100 homes from around the country will be judged, with the overall and category winners being announced at an event in Auckland on November 26. Don’t miss the granD FInaL between Lincoln & Cashmere High Schools Charity EvEnt Parliamentary rugby team SCHOOLS PrEMIEr 1st XI granD FInaL FOOTBaLL Canterbury rugby legends All proceeds go to Hohepa Canterbury and 0800 Hungry SATURDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER Lincoln High School v Kick-off Wednesday August 24 at 3.05pm Live on CTV Freeview Channel 40 Live stream and on demand at Cashmere High School Watch live at Christ’s College Upper Field 3pm SUGGESTED DONATION: Adults $10, Family $20 (2 adults & 2 children under 12) OTHER EVENTS: Parliamentary Netball Team VS Netball Legends: 1pm at Christ’s College Indoor Court. After-match function. 4.30pm-6.30pm. Includes drinks, light food, entertainment, auction and a chance to meet well-known sports personalities and MPs. $75pp. For more information and tickets to the after-match function visit

SOUTHERN VIEW Tuesday August 23 2016 9 Bridal Show Plan WE your ARE dream ON honeymoon THE THE COST and time it takes wedding and bridesmaid to organise a honeymoon can gowns, photography, often be underestimated when honeymoons, flowers, couples are planning MOVE their stationary, caterers, venue hire AGAIN... weddings. and many more. But at Sunday’s With This On top of that, there will be Ring Bridal Show, there will be more than $22,000 of prizes to a number of exhibitors there be won. to take the stress out of it. A wedding and honeymoon Hello World Travel’s at Norfolk Island will be Rangiora and Rolleston up for grabs, as well as a branches will be at the show, with a group of experts to talk to people who are looking into the planning. Rangiora branch managing director Liz Ditmer said often people had unrealistic expectations of how much honeymoons could cost. She said people also had to start planning their trips well in advance, and their teams would be at next Sunday’s show to help people do so. “We’re just there to start pointing them in the right direction,” she said. “We can make appointments and sit down with them at a later time to talk in more detail.” This year’s show will have 85 exhibitors ranging from honeymoon at The Edgewater Resort and Spa in Rarotonga. Venue hire up to the value of $4050 for Wigram Base will be up for grabs, along with many more prizes and giveaways. TO A NEW LOCATION IN Two fashion catwalks will be held, one FERRYMEAD, at 11am and the DUE TO other at 2pm, showcasing wedding gowns and mother of the bride outfits. •The With This Ring Bridal Show will EARTHQUAKE be held at the REPAIRS Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Wigram, on Sunday (August 28), from 9.30am-4pm. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door on the day, or pre-sale WATCH tickets THIS SPACE are available online at destinations. GETAWAY: The With This Ring Bridal Show will have stalls that offer advice on exotic honeymoon WE WELCOME ALL NEW PATIENTS We will keep you informed as to our new address. on the day service whenever possible arlotte If you would lIke advIce and treatment wIth: • Women’s health • Children’s & teenage health & wellbeing • Older persons health • Lifestyle advice • Warrant of fitness checks for men and women • Helping patients manage long term medical problems Dr Brendan Smith Dr Charlotte Cooper Dr Gort Stephan Dr David Thomson If you would lIke advIce and treatment wIth: • Removal of skin lesions • Sports medicine • Vasectomies • Occupational and company medicine • Drug testing • Pre-employment medicals • Stopping smoking support • Travel vaccinations • Women’s health • Children’s & teenage health & wellbeing • Older persons health • Lifestyle advice • Warrant of fitness checks for men and women • Helping patients manage long term medical problems • Removal of skin lesions • Sports medicine • Vasectomies • Occupational and company medicine • Drug testing • Pre-employment Gort medicals • Stopping smoking support • Travel vaccinations New patients welcome Ph. 384 5484 Ferrymead MEDICAL c e n t r e ferrymead medIcal centre YES we are now permanently located in the new purpose designed medical facility on the corner of Waterman Place & Ferry Rd (next to BNZ and Café del Mar) ferrymead medIcal centre unIt 10/2 waterman Place Phone 384-5484 Mon to Fri 8.30am-5.30pm