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Selwyn Times: November 29, 2016

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30 Tuesday November 29 2016 SELWYN TIMES $2000 WIN SHOPPING SPREE enter every time you shop at any of these participating businesses - more draws, more chances to win! Promotion closes 9th Dec 2016. conditions apply. ON NOW! THIS IS A BIG DEAL! Panasonic 18V Drill/Driver Kit This 18V Dual Voltage Cordless Drill & Driver is lightweight and compact, yet powerful thanks to a full high power of 50.0Nm, with a 5.0Ah Li-ion battery capacity. Complete with 2 battery packs, battery charger and carrying case. your chance to win A $ 650 Shop 'n Great Range Of Gifts In Store Florist | Fresh & Silk Flowers | Wall Art | Clocks | Gifts | Vases | Lamps | Home Furnishing | Jewellery We are here Illinois Dr Detroit Dr Izone Dr 13/35 Illinois Dr, Izone Business Hub, Rolleston (opposite Moffat Industries) | 03 347 0202 Shop 15 Rolleston Square Rolleston Phone 03 347 1068 robinsnest.2009@yahoo.co.nz Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 10am-2pm 823 Main South Road, Templeton, Christchurch Ph: 03 349 6241 • www.canterburyequestrian.co.nz Quilters Fabric, Gifts, Crafts, Baskets, Sewing & so much more... Christmas gifts & decorations arriving instore now! THE SEWING ROOM Quilters Fabric & Gifts 45A South Terrace, Midwest Mews, Darfield. Phone: 03 318 8513. Open Mon-Thurs 9am-4.30pm, Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-12pm R.M Williams Adelaide Women’s boots $ 560 Tuesday to Thursday 10am-5pm Friday 10am-3pm Saturday and Sunday 10am-4.30pm Free gift wrapping and gift vouchers available. Plenty of parking for cars and trucks at the door. 2239 Main South Road, between Rolleston & Burnham Ph 03 3476190 | www.ynots.co.nz DESIGN YOUR OWN BEDROOM Find the entry in this edition of The Selwyn Times and be in To win! Curtains | Blinds | Upholstery | Fabrics | Cushions | Crafts Classic Curtains & Interiors 817 Jones Road, Rolleston | Ph 03 347 4295 Jones Road ALL YOUR MOTORING NEEDS › While You Wait WOF’s › Courtesy Cars › Diagnostics › Repairs › Servicing › Batteries › Tyres Auto Phone 347 4020 | 851 Jones Rd, Rolleston www.jonesroadauto.co.nz Don’t miss out on a Shop ‘N WiN Shop ‘n Win SpeCiAl Beautiful Babies and Childrenswear all 15% o ff For one week only to 6th December. Another bargain not to miss. Selwyn Auto ALL YOUR MOTORING NEEDS › WOF’s › Courtesy Cars › Diagnostics › Repairs › Servicing › Batteries › Tyres Phone 329 5841 | 132 Leeston Road, Springston www.selwynauto.com | office@selwynauto.com Use your local garage and be into win!!! real pet food new store opening soon in rolleston Manufacturers of Fine Natural Pet Food BEEF • Steaks • Mince • Brisket Bones • Beef & Tongue • Beef Bones HORSE • Steaks • Mince • Hearts, Livers & Tongue CHICKEN • Mince • Necks Stockists of: Birdseed & Bird Acessories, Rabbit Mix, Rat & Mice Mix, Guinea Pig Mix, Fish Food & Accessories Phone (03) 338 3959 Shop 4 - 855 Jones Road, Rolleston MIXES • Cat Mix • Dog Mix A REAL GUN SHOP WITH REAL HISTORY SINCE 1984 We buy all unwanted guns and accessories for cash Ph: (03) 348 0656 64 Carmen Road, Hornby A Healthy Hub of Gourmet Goodness Offering the best of local and international produce for the organic, gourmet and/or health conscious cook in the Selwyn region. • Awesome coffee • Cheese/Delicatessen • Artisan provisions • Organic produce • Gourmet hampers • Picnic hamper hire www.thelincolnpantry.co.nz 5 Robert St, Lincoln | Mon to Sat 7am – 6pm, Sun 10am – 4pm | / TheLincolnPantry Shop N Win Convenient Location Free Car Parking Shop at participating stores to enter Local Luxury of Choice Find out more about our stores at rollestonsquare.co.nz 70-76 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston | 9 Masefield Drive (entry from Countdown and McCauley Street) ANZ Portabank | 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 rollestonsquare.co.nz Ph 03 347 9192 Proudly managed by Colliers Real Estate Management Limited

SELWYN TIMES Tuesday November 29 2016 31 SELWYN RURAL LIFE Staff shuttle service reduces traffic on main road A shuttle service provided by dairy company Synlait removes an estimated 360 cars a week from SH1/ Main South Road, one of Canterbury’s busiest roads, improving road safety for all users of the road. Introduced on August 1, it provides employees with a free daily round-trip shuttle service from Rolleston to Synlait’s Dunsandel site, 50km south of Christchurch, several times in the morning and evening. A new 50-seat coach, which arrived on November 10, will replace a temporary coach, which has operated for the last three months. “Everyone home safe, every day, is our number-one priority. Our shuttle service supports this focus by reducing traffic on Main South Road (SH1) and also has a positive impact on the environment,” managing director and CEO John Penno said. “Many of our employees live in Christchurch, Rolleston and the wider Selwyn region. Initiatives like this improve road safety not just for our team, but for everyone on the road.” On average, 72 cars are removed from Main South Road throughout each weekday, particularly during peak morning and evening traffic times. The environmental benefit* is estimated to be the equivalent of planting 1255 trees, or eliminating 25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a year. Mr Penno noted the figures would increase as more employees took advantage of the shuttle service. “Our team has almost doubled in the last two years to more than 430 people. With our next growth phase – a three-year, $300 million programme – underway we’ll continue investing in our team,” he said. Synlait’s transport partner, Hilton Haulage, operates the shuttle service and oversaw the delivery of the new coach. “It’s a great coach that will make the round trip even more comfortable and relaxing for employees. It’s been a rewarding project and is just one example of how we partner with our customers to achieve an exceptional result,” CEO of Hilton Haulage Scott Crampton said. Synlait acknowledged that support from both Hilton Haulage and Selwyn District Council made the shuttle service possible. *Figures based on Monday to Friday shuttle usage since August 1, 2016. Average car emissions calculated as 206.649 CO2 grams / km (9 L / 100 km efficiency) and coach emission calculated as 885.7 CO2 grams / km (34 L / 100 km efficiency). Average tree absorption of CO2 calculated as 20.3 kg of CO2 / year. From pig farmer to top accountant A Leeston accountant has recently been awarded the Massey University prize of Top Accountancy Graduate for 2015. Lay Associates accountant Simon Dunlop also received the prestigious Dean’s Scholar Award for 2015, one of only 15 Massey business graduates who average A-grade or higher, out of a pool of about 11,000 business students enrolled at the Massey Business School. Accounting was not Simon’s first career – he comes from a farming background, where he spent his earlier working life heavily involved in pig farming. Having a keenness for the analytical side of the farming business prompted him to commence further studies, culminating in the attainment of his Bachelor of Accountancy from Massey. Simon works as an accountant in Leeston for Lay Associates and is studying towards his Chartered Accountancy qualification. He also supports his wife Lynne with her accounting needs in her business, Leeston Pharmacy. Michael Lay, Director of Lay Associates says he is lucky to have someone of Simon’s calibre on the team. “He brings maturity, a strong background in agri-business and an outstanding academic record. What more could you want for a rural practice. Simon’s academic achievements are outstanding. “Our team has a great record of academic achievement, Justine Caunce completed her accounting diploma whilst working at Lay Associates and also topped the class with and A-grade or higher pass rate. It’s great to be surrounded by good people.” Employing the Best For all your accountancy needs. 80 Rolleston Drive, Ph 347 4501 | 66 High Street, Leeston Ph 324 3030 www.layassociates.co.nz Not just a tyre shop! On-FaRM SERViCES No CaLLout Fee (SElwyn diSTRiCT) aGRiCUlTURal TyRES Courtesy car available. Kiddie’s toys & entertainment. Enjoy a free coffee, massage (chair) & TV while you wait. • 24 hour fleet service • Full mechanical repairs • Nitrogen fills, batteries, WOF, shock absorbers • Car tyres, 4x4 tyres, light truck tyres, truck & bus tyres • Wheel alignments, puncture repairs, full groom Mon-Fri 7.30am-5.00pm, Saturday 9am-12pm Call 03 347 4702 or 0800 838 973 847 Jones Rd, Rolleston • www.tasmantyres.co.nz