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Selwyn Times: September 13, 2016

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20 Tuesday September 13 2016 SELWYN TIMES Netball South Pacific Island Rolleston Samoa Experience October 2016 The team donating netball supplies to Netball Samoa in 2013. Following from our successful team travelling to Samoa in 2013, it was decided to take a second team to Samoa this September (23rd September to 6th October). The team of teenage girls are all connected to the Rolleston Netball Golden Oldies and have been fundraising for the past 18 months, raising over $30,000 to date. As Golden Oldies, we have loved the international tournaments we have attended – Fiji, San Diego and Hobart, and we wanted our girls to experience the same sort of netball fellowship while giving back to the community. We wanted to teach them the basic skills of being generous, working as a team and appreciating what we have. The team of eight girls is aged between 13 and 15 years of age and operates as the iNSPIRE team under our Golden Oldies umbrella. They have been heavily involved in raising the money themselves. They’ve had to learn to budget, to take minutes, write letters, apply for funding and have learnt skills to enable them to approach local businesses for assistance. The girls have purchased stationery and, along with Christina Brown, a member of the 2013 team, have collected stationery supplies from Rolleston School, Broadfields School and Whitcoulls Hornby, which they will donate to Tufutafoe Primary School. They will stay in a remote village in Savaii, spend time with the school children and teach them netball while also playing a game with them. While at the village – a visit of four days – they will attend a traditional church service (albeit in Samoan!), will help prepare a traditional tuanai (feast) including weaving plates and learning about the protocols of eating a traditional meal on the floor of a fale (house). They will visit a traditional family fale (home), a plantation and experience other cultural lessons. The whole team will also work with Netball Samoa in Apia – the girls in their holiday programme, our coaches and umpires with some Netball Samoa personnel. Rolleston Netball Club have donated old uniforms that will be given to Netball Samoa. They will visit a couple of schools in Apia and are hoping to also visit the National Hospital, as a number of our team are also involved in St John as cadets and volunteers. While also enjoying experiencing the wonderful tourist attractions that Samoa has to offer, we are hoping that our aim of “giving back to others and being grateful for all that we have” is paramount. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank our families and friends and all the businesses who have supported us with our fundraising events. Jackie Freeman (Umpire) Sponsored by Best Water Solutions Amylee Brown Sponsored by B SLTD Irrigation Phil Hobson, Ph: 027 467 6183 Emily Newell Sponsored by We’ve got you watered Janaya Clark Sponsored by Outsourced Client Solutions For a Sales Consultant Ph: 345 5566. Laura Freeman Sponsored by Danielle Gillespie (Umpire) Sponsored by Debs Moffat (Coach) Sponsored by 1 Brixton Street, Christchurch. Ph: 377 4521 ROLLESTON Callen Saunders 846 Jones Road, Rolleston Ph: 03 260 5860 Hannah Newell Sponsored by Brianna D’Ewes Sponsored by Denise D’Ewes (Coach) Sponsored by 1 Gerald Street, Lincoln. Ph: 0800 805 705 223 Annex Road, Addington. Ph: 335 0603 591 Halswell Junction Road. Ph: 344 2256. Gabriella Moffat Sponsored by Sarah Gillespie Sponsored by Joanne Clark (Finance) Sponsored by Elaine Casey Ph: 347 4697 LEXUS OF CHRISTCHURCH Ian Gillespie 227 Montreal Street, Christchurch. Ph: 03 363 8748 Cannon Hygiene For a Sales Consultant Ph: 345 5566. Golden Oldies Sponsored by Stevenson Builders Ltd New Homes & Alterations Tony Stevenson (Director) 0274 375 642 03 347 9877 Leanne Brown (Manager) Sponsored by 61 Hoskyns Road, Rolleston. Ph: 347 7092 Golden Oldies Team: (L to R) Jackie Freeman, Denise D’Ewes, Danielle Gillespie, Leanne Brown, Debs Moffat, Kerry-Lee Stevenson, Jacqui Newell, Joanne Clark.

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