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Selwyn Times: November 22, 2016

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6 Tuesday November 22 2016 SELWYN TIMES BRING ON THE WEEKEND $65 Folding Gazebo 229273/74 $ 129 Weber Family Q BBQ $ 949 Sleek styling roasting hood. Includes cart. 5 year warranty 239459 SNAP DEAL Wattyl Forestwood Decking Stain 5 Litre Available in Mission Brown, Rustic Oak, Black Bean or Green 359682 83 360935 32 $ 229 Whitford 3 piece Café Setting E-coated steel. Also available in red, lime, & white. 288866 202053 202058 202007 3m Cantilever Umbrella 360deg swivel. Aluminium frame. Cover included. 248040 41 $ 749 $ 19 99 Dewalt Impact Driver & Hammer Drill Driver Kit Includes 2x 2ah Li Ion batteries and a charger. 291430 Persil Laundry Powder Concentrate 4kg. Available in Active clean or sensitive. 293501 $ 399 Gasmate 6 Burner BBQ Powder coated steel construction. Includes side burner. 288997 $ 599 Como 3 Piece Setting 720mm round table $ 479 and 2 armchairs. Wicker-look with aluminium construction. Seat cushions included. !88003 $ 658 Contempo Egg Chair Cushion included. 248424 BBQ 3 Burner Hooded 289049 $ 399 Siena 4 Piece Lounge Setting 2 Seater with 2x Single chairs. Also available as a 3 seater $2599 !88931 $ 1399 Pacific Lounge Setting 2 seat lounge chair, 2 single seat lounge chairs and a coffee table. FSC Eucalyptus hardwood. !88197 $ 2299 6 Hornby 370 Main South Road Phone: 349 8497 Available from Tuesday 22nd November to Monday 28th November, while stocks last.

Applications SELWYN TIMES Tuesday November 22 2016 7 News FOR THE 2017 ABOUT 15 district council staff have been helping out with the earthquake response in North Canterbury. They have been working in the region since Monday last week, when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Culverden. The quake has been followed by a series of significant aftershocks. The district council’s incident command bus has also been in North Canterbury for the week, being used by response teams working in Waiau. The bus is designed to be used at significant rural fires or emergencies and is equipped with Wi-Fi and radio communications. District council staff trained in emergency management have also been rostered on this week to assist with incident coordination. Four building staff have been assisting with building inspections in Waiau, with two other staff working in welfare management roles. Community resilience coordinator Jason Flewellen was also among the staff who spent time in North Canterbury. He and another staff member took the bus to Waiau, with 20 New Zealand Response Team members from Christchurch. “The response team managed to visit 130 properties to complete rapid impact assessments on the day. Some of the houses there had major damage and there were people who were understandably ON THE JOB: Selwyn’s incident command bus being used by a New Zealand Response Team in Waiau. Above – An earthquakedamaged house in Waiau. ​ Council helping in quake zone very upset,” he said. “The visits were focused on identifying any welfare needs people had. Our role was to respond to requests for assistance and resolve them or refer them to local civil defence headquarters to be actioned if needed.” Several Selwyn volunteers from community response teams also offered to assist with the earthquake response and were placed on standby to support evacuees from Kaikoura and other affected areas at Canterbury welfare centres. Mayor Sam Broughton said it was great to see the community was helping in practical ways, with groups in Rolleston and Darfield collecting supplies for the response. Selwyn Youth Council OPEN SOON Join the Selwyn Youth Council and make an impact! Applications for the 2017 Selwyn Youth Council open soon and young people aged between 14 and 24 years who live in the Selwyn district are encouraged to apply. By joining the Selwyn Youth Council you could help to improve life in Selwyn for youth and the wider community by representing their views to the Council and other organisations. You’ll also be able to encourage local young people to participate in local decision making and ensure that their views are taken into account when planning projects that affect them, like town centre works, local parks, pools, libraries, events and lots more! Any young person with a passion for issues affecting Selwyn youth who wants to make a positive contribution to our community can complete an application online. Applications open from Thursday 24 November and close Friday 9 December. For more information or to apply please visit www.selwyn.govt.nz or the ‘Selwyn Youth Council’ Facebook page. www.selwyn.govt.nz