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Selwyn Times: February 28, 2017

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8 Tuesday February 28 2017 SELWYN TIMES What’s happening An artist’s impression of the new complex planned for Rolleston. The Warehouse Group set to open three new stores in Rolleston T hree of The Warehouse Group brands are set to open as part of the new Rolleston development at 15 Masefield Drive. The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery and Noel Leeming will open their doors in late 2017, providing the community with access to a wide range of products in up to 7,200sqm of floor space. Bought in 2014, the site is being jointly developed by Eldamos Investments and Rolleston Retail Limited and will include the three stores amongst a range of other new outlets planned for the site. The Warehouse and Warehouse Stationery CEO Pejman Okhovat says “The Warehouse store has been designed as a modernised, one-stop family shopping destination and will be double the size of the existing store in Rolleston; offering the community access to a wider complement of products, including a garden centre.” “Warehouse Stationery will provide customers with a range of stationery, art and craft, and technology devices, as well as print and copy services,” he says. Jeff Vesey, leasing agent for Rolleston Retail says in addition to The Warehouse Group stores, there will be a range of retail, service and health tenants. “Pent up demand for Rolleston retail space has seen high levels of enquiry including close to 40 food operators vying for the five food spaces available,” said Mr Vesey. Pejman Okhovat says he’s excited by the new development and looks forward to The Warehouse Group brands’ continuing their great relationship with the growing Rolleston community. “We’re thrilled to offer some great bargains to the Rolleston community across our new stores – whether it be the latest homewares and day to day essentials, office and school gear, print and copy services or the latest technology. “We already have a great relationship with the local community here and we’re excited to continue that and expand our store network in this growing area,” he says. The Rolleston Noel Leeming store will be home to a range of whiteware, television and audio, and leading technology products including drones, devices and wearable technology. All products will be supported by Noel Leeming’s passionate experts. CEO Tim Edwards says the store layout will be designed to maximise the customer shopping experience. “We’re delighted to open in Rolleston for the first time and look forward to offering the community access to a range of big brands, as well as other leading appliances and technology all within an interactive space.” Across the Group, the new stores plan to employ approximately 60 full time team members. Your local luxury Convenient Location Free Car Parking Local Luxury of Choice Find out more about our stores at 70-76 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston | 9 Masefield Drive (entry from Countdown and McCauley Street) ANZ | ASB ATM | BNZ | Coffee Culture | Corianders | Fascino Shoes | Harcourt’s | helloworld | Highgate Hair Postie | Ray White | Robert Harris | Rolleston Bakery | Rolleston Central Health | Rolleston Drycleaners | Rolleston Florist and Gifts Rolleston Haircuts | Snap Fitness | Subway | Teppan Yaki Flame | Unichem | Viva La Moda | The Warehouse | Westpac Ph 03 347 9192 Proudly managed by Colliers Real Estate Management Limited

SELWYN TIMES Tuesday February 28 2017 9 SCHOOLS THEY’RE OFF: West Melton School held its year 4 to 8 duathlon recently, with pupils taking part either individually or as part of a team. For many year 4 pupils it was their first time competing in a duathlon. The highest placed year 5 to 8 competitors from the event will compete at the Lincoln Zone Duathlon on March 13 at Motukarara Raceway. RACING AWAY: Isla is followed by Molly, Daisy and Maia in the 11-year-old girls event. CORNERING: Alex, 12, takes a bend. POUNDING THE PAVEMENT: Cru, Sam and Cam, in the 10-year-old boys event. Enjoy a day in the country exploring the private Middle Rock Farm, on the terraces of the Rakaia River. HORORATA PARISH BIKE/RUN/WALK 5 th MARCH 2017 1160 COLERIDGE RD, WINDWHISTLE Adults $20 per person, under 5 years free, school children $5 family price (two adults and up to three school children) $45. BBQ and refreshments will be for sale. With formed shingle 4WD tracks ranging in distance from 6km to 20km, there is something for all ages and levels of fitness. This is a recreational event where participants can bike, run or walk. The tracks are a series of loops, starting with easy tracks and getting more advanced the further you travel. A number of intersections allow you to loop back to the start, making it a great day out for groups or families with mixed abilities. Tracks open at 10am, all participants must be started by 2pm. There is no briefing, you can start any time between 10am and 2pm, participants must be off the track by 4pm. You can go around as many times as you like while the track is open. No pre-registration required, pay cash on the day. No Eftpos available. Please leave your dogs at home as this is a working farm. Held wet or fine. More details at