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Selwyn Times: March 07, 2017

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16 Tuesday March 7 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi SELWYN TIMES $ 5 99 kg Be in to WIN A year’s supply * of PURINA ONE cat or dog food. Fresh NZ Pork Shoulder Roast (Excludes Free Range) $ 1 99 kg Loose Dole Ecuadorian/ Philippine Bananas One winner in every store! 2for $ 5 00 Coke/Sprite/Fanta/ Lift/L&P 1.5L $ 5 99 box New Season Perlas 1.5kg Purchase any 2 x PURINA ONE products in a single transaction to go in the draw to win a year’s supply of PURINA ONE cat or dog food. 3 for 2 for $ 4 99 each $ 4 00 $ 5 00 Tip Top Ice Cream 2L Oak Canned Fruit 410g Arnott’s Tim Tam 165-200g $ 13 99 each Purina One Cat Food 1.59kg/Dog Food 1.81kg $ 16 99 pack Speight’s Gold Medal Ale/Summit 12 x 330ml Bottles $ 7 99 each Montana Classic 750ml $ 3 50 each Bouton D’or Camembert/Mini Brie/Feta 150/200g (Excludes Goat/Double Cream Flavours) Competition opens 06/03/17 and closes 02/04/17. Till receipt entry forms are given at checkouts with your purchase. Entry form box is located at the customer service desk. Draw occurs 03/04/17 and winners will be notified by 07/04/2017. Promoter – WDL (Wholesale Distributors Limited). Visit FreshChoice.co.nz/purina-one for full terms and conditions. * A year’s supply of cat food is 18 x 1.59kg bags ($422 RRP). A year’s supply of dog food is 25 x 3.63kg bags ($744 RRP). FreshChoice Leeston 78 High Street, Leeston. Open 7am - 8pm, 7 days. FreshChoice.co.nz FreshChoiceNZ 324 3788 FreshChoice Leeston Certain products may not be available in all stores. Savings are based on non-promotional price. Limits may apply. Prices apply from Tuesday 7th March to Sunday 12th March 2017, or while stocks last. Owned and operated by locals FCSELWYN0703

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Tuesday March 7 2017 17 ACHIEVERS Scholarship for student New entrants A DARFIELD teenager who once struggled to be part of conversations has risen to become an outstanding student since receiving a cochlear implant. Jack Dixon, 18, has been awarded a Southern Hearing Charitable Trust scholarship to assist him financially with his study at Lincoln University. Having received a cochlear implant at the age of 11, he fashioned an impressive leadership, academic and sporting record during his five years as a boarder at St Bede’s College. He was a prefect in 2016. Southern Hearing Charitable Trust chairman David Kent said Jack was an outstanding young man and the scholarship would assist him during study for a Bachelor of Science degree. Jack’s desire to become a leader and role model with the cochlear implant and deaf communities was an outstanding attribute as he would be able to give advice and potentially assist other teenagers with cochlear implants who might be considering tertiary education. “His ability to relate to them will be important,” Mr Kent said. From once having to struggle to be a part of conversations, the cochlear implant has allowed Jack to actively participate in many ACHIEVEMENT: Jack Dixon (right), has been awarded the Southern Hearing Charitable Trust scholarship. Also pictured are Southern Hearing Charitable Trust chairman David Kent and Jack’s mother Angela. ​ different areas. “Being physically active is important to me,” he said. “I love to go running and participate in a variety of sports activities. In my last year at school I played for the tennis seniors and was goalkeeper in the under 19 football team.” Jack’s academic record at St Bede’s was compelling. He was awarded academic honours pockets in 2014 and 2015 for his achievements in NCEA level one and two and last year in level three received excellence endorsement awards for chemistry, geography, religious education and earth and space science and 84 level three excellence credits. He also won the NZ Federation for Deaf Children Excellence for a year 13 student award and was overall winner in all year levels. “For my science degree I intend to major in land, water and environmental science which will fit with my deep interest in the environment and sustainability,” Jack said. From left, Jack, Lexie, Jim, Blake and Lara started at West Melton School. Oliver Smith started at Rolleston School on February 13. Ethan Pullan started at Southbridge School on February 7. SCHOOLS Ready to get your land use consent to farm for Selwyn? We’ll help you get started, so you can get sorted by the June deadline. There is a lot to figure out – Consents, Farm Environment Plans, Nutrient Budgets and Audits. For help, drop in and have a chat with Environment Canterbury staff about getting your consent to farm, or call 0800 324 636. Regular information sessions are held in Leeston and Darfield. “ I would thoroughly recommend other farmers go to these sessions. There’s nothing like talking to someone. At the very least, they will tell you what you have to do. I know now where I can get help and they can take you through all the information on the computer.” Ness, Leeston, cropping farmer. SELWYN WAIHORA ZONE TEAM DROP-IN SESSIONS The first Wednesday of every month. Darfield Vet Clinic, South Tce, 1-4pm. March 7 and then the third Tuesday of every month. Leeston Library, 19 Messines St, 1-4pm. For session information visit www.canterburywater.farm/events ECN/014/SEL