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Selwyn Times: August 30, 2016

10 BIG THROW: Liam

10 BIG THROW: Liam Fantham and Ruby Haulter watch Danica Gordon make a big throw. Tuesday August 30 2016 SCHOOLS West Rolleston Primary School held an Olympics day recently to celebrate the games. The pupils were put into different teams to represent the different countries involved in the games. The children tried their hand at sack races, target games and egg races among many other games. Leon Mills, Henrique Pelvin and Ciara Cooney all joined West Rolleston Primary School. HOPPING FUN: Isabella Broom and Isla James stay focused during the sack race. Indy joined the West Melton School team. Has your child recently started school? Send your photos to New uniforms for Lincoln HS • By Caitlin Miles LINCOLN HIGH School students will have new uniforms from next year. The school decided to go through a review process following changes to the school’s branding. Lincoln High School principal Kathy Paterson said the uniform was due for a review. “The uniform is a significant change, it’s very exciting for the school,” Mrs Paterson said. The uniform change will involve swapping out the polo top for a fitted shirt, adding a tie, blazer and a jumper and changing a kilt for a navy blue skirt. The uniform will be introduced for year nine students next year, students in year 10-12 can either wear the old uniform or the new one. Mrs Paterson said this way the school can minimise costs for families having to get new uniforms. She said the students felt very proud wearing the new uniform. “We went through an extensive review process, it took roughly 18 months to complete the process,” she said. TWO SELWYN girls have packed their fry pans and sharpened their knives to compete in a national culinary competition. Emily Perkins of Hororata and Bridget James of Whitecliffs are competing in the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge in Auckland today after they won the Christchurch regional final. To get into the final the pair had to create four portions of entree and main meals in 90min. The girls made herbed silverbeet and feta galette rested upon carved venison loin with beetroot, pinot noir and balsamic reduction, crispy salad of rainbow chard stems, finished with silverbeet flakes. For a main they cooked chicken breast stuffed with mozzarella, semi-dried tomatoes and NEW WITH THE OLD: Abby Kettles (left) models the new uniform which will be compulsory for year 9 students from next year while sister Lucy wears the current uniform. The students and community were consulted on the new design and there was some negative feedback as well. “There is always a certain ACHIEVERS CONCENTRATION: Emily Perkins (left) and Bridget James craft culinary delights. basil served with potato gnocchi, grilled baby bell peppers and pancetta, caramelised brussels sprouts on corn cream sauce. The pair said they were always interested in cooking and Bridget said she realised her culinary SELWYN TIMES UNIFORM CHANGE: Brothers Chris (left) and Will Hamilton model the old and new boys’ amount of negative feedback but people have been largely positive about the change,” she said. Over the last week the school held fittings for the new uniform and the parent and student feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. She said the students who modelled the new uniforms liked them. Competition for budding chefs interest when she took hospitality last year. The girls have never had a serious kitchen incident, apart from one problem with a tea towel. “We had a tea towel catch fire but that was only in practice, thankfully, it wasn’t in front of anyone,” Emily said. Emily said the judging was the scary part. “They taste the food but remain expressionless so it’s kind of like the cooking shows, you don’t know what they think,” she said. Teacher of hospitality at Christchurch Girls High School, Holly Caird, said the year 13 students were practising at every chance they got. “Emily and Bridget took on board the judges’ comments during the regional event and have made some changes to their dishes,” she said. FREEMAN 3 seater + 2 recliner chairs Upholstered in Empire Cloud fabric. Available in 4 colour options. SAVE $1100 WAS $3599 $ 2499 Easy to recline handle Cushions, rug and accessories not included. 30 % lounge 50 off % beds off Riccarton Megastore, 179 Blenheim Rd. Phone 341 3196 • OPEN 7 DAYS • up to OFFERS VALID 31 AUGUST TO 5 SEPTEMBER 2016 Discounts exclude Everyday Low Price products and Ecocare. seat & sleep sale MUST END MONDAY

SELWYN TIMES Tuesday August 30 2016 11 Lunch is served Lunch is easily catered for at Rolleston Square, weekdays and weekends. Whether picking up a coffee, snack or wanting to linger your needs will be served. Robert Harris is an ideal spot for meeting friends or business colleagues. They have great coffee and delicious food, along with weekly specials like their Classic BLT and Nachos. There is something to suit everyone, served with warm hospitality in a cosy environment, making it an ideal place on a cold day. Coffee Culture has tasty and healthy cabinet food like their filo parcels, fresh or toasted sandwiches, wellknown bagels, sweet treats and favourite desserts, along with gluten free and vegan options. Coffee is their passion with expert baristas serving a great brew, now also available in biodegradable takeaway cups. Coffee Culture is open 7am-10pm weekdays, and 8am-10pm weekends. Coriander’s Ethnic Indian Restaurant’s offers a lunch special of rice, main, naan bread, Coke or Sprite for $12, from 11.30am-2pm (weekdays). Order online: stating arrival time and lunch will be served within five minutes. Their newly renovated restaurant is also open 5pm-9.30pm. Meals are $21-$24 with their Butter Chicken voted best in town, and 10% discount on takeaways booked on-line. Rolleston Bakery has delicious food, seven days a week, from 6am until 4pm. There is always a really good selection of fresh pies, filled rolls, bread, slices and cakes, all freshly made on site each day, along with barista coffee and cold drinks. The staff and owners of this locally owned business take pride in their fast service, quality food and affordable prices. Monkey Spices opens for dinner from 5.30pm, Tuesdays to Sundays where you can get traditional hand stretched, stone-fired Italian style pizzas, pastas and tapas all with an Oriental Twist. The restaurant is fully licensed with BYO for wine. buy a regular footlong sub for the price of a 6 inch Bring this coupon to Subway Rolleston and buy a regular footlong sub for the price of a six inch.* *Valid till September 30th 2016 Offer only available at Subway Rolleston Subway Rolleston is the place to come if you are looking for a great tasting product made right in front of your eyes by our friendly team. We offer subs, wraps, flatbread, salads, breakfast subs, and a range of side of options for all your needs - let the team guide you through. Subway catering platters are great for any occasion - grab a brochure on your next visit or check us out online. If you are in a hurry don’t forget you can order online with Subway Express. Shop 14, Rolleston Square | Ph 03-347-9794 ANZ ASB ATM BNZ Coffee Culture Corianders Expoz’ Art Fascino Shoes Harcourt’s helloworld Highgate Hair Monkey Spices Postie Ray White Robert Harris Rolleston Bakery Rolleston Central Health Rolleston Drycleaners Rolleston Florist and Gifts Rolleston Haircuts Snap Fitness Subway Unichem Viva La Moda The Warehouse Westpac Ph 03 347 9192 Proudly managed by Colliers Real Estate Management Limited