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Selwyn Times: September 06, 2016

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6 Tuesday September 6 2016 News New goal posts for damaged school FOR THE first time since the September 2010 earthquake, Banks Avenue School have a set of rugby goal posts on their field. The Palms Shopping Centre was behind the school’s gala day on Sunday afternoon, donating money to help out with the cost of the posts. More than $2000 was raised at the gala day. Pupils decorated the goal posts with hand drawn hearts inscribed with their initials, staying true to their school MOTHER-DAUGHTER COMBO: Mother and daughter pair Catriona and Hazel Hay (pictured) are two of 13 eastern residents that are part of the Christchurch City Chorus heading to Las Vegas. The choir will perform at the Sweet Adeline International Competition in Las Vegas next month. It will be the ninth time the chorus has represented the country at the competition. The chorus will also perform on Saturday, September 17 at 2pm and 7.30pm at the Charles Luney Auditorium at St Margaret’s College. motto of H.E.A.R.T. For every successful kick over the new goal posts during the gala day, The Palms donated $5 towards their cost. The decile four school has struggled to gather the funds for repairs to their grounds. The school’s rebuild date is yet to be confirmed. The new goal posts will be portable. If the rebuild of the school is confirmed on a different site, the goal posts can be moved along with the school. The gala day coincided with Father’s Day, and a number of local families participated on the day, which also saw a local kapa haka group, a choir, jump jam, bouncy castles and a sausage sizzle. ON TARGET: Banks Avenue School received a big boost on their gala day when more than $2000 was raised for its new goal posts. PEGASUS POST Elected member attendance NEWLY RELEASED data on city councillors’ attendance at meetings shows eastern suburbs’ incumbents have good records. Of the 83 city council meetings between October 24, 2013, and July 28 this year, Cr Livingstone has only missed two, while Cr East has been absent for five. There were also 63 Burwood- Pegasus Community Board meetings between October 29, 2013, and July 18 this year. Cr East has missed 12 of those meetings – more than any other board member. He told Pegasus Post his absences were due to other council commitments. “Nine times out of 10 [for the absences], there will be another council commitment that I would have had to go to,” he said. Community board member Tim Baker had the highest attendance rate, having only missed two from 63. Cr Livingstone was close behind on 59, then member Linda Stewart on 57, and Stan Tawa and Tim Sintes were tied on 56. Chairwoman Andrea Cummings attended 54. THE HOME OF GOOD BAKING SOUTHERN PLAINS BREAD VARIETIES CARAMEL SLICE Gooey caramel lathered between shortcake and coated in choc icing. ONLY $ $ 2 FOR 5 349 00 EA TRAY PACK BISCUITS Afghan, Apricot Yoghurt, Choc Anzac, Choc Chip, Choc Shortbread, Jaffa, Peanut, Super Choc Chip. ONLY $ 2 99 EA PURCHASE 2 x 2L DAIRY DALE MILK TO ENTER THE DRAW TO WIN A BBQ & ACCESSORIES PACK WORTH $1000 FOR YOUR FAMILY! 25 WINNERS - 1 PER STORE Promotion valid 1st - 30th September 2016. Winners will be contacted Friday 7th October 2016. Terms & conditions apply. Full terms & conditions can be found at www.couplands.co.nz MILK Dairy Dale 2L varieties. $ 5 98 2 FOR or $3.19 each FROZEN MEALS $ 3 49 Assorted flavours. EA Promotional pricing available while stocks last from 05/09/16 to 11/09/16. Images are serving suggestions only. Open 7 days | 8 Convenient local locations Hornby • Barrington • Ferry Rd • Papanui • Riccarton • Upper Riccarton • New Brighton • Rangiora BAKERIES www.couplands.co.nz

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