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Selwyn Times: June 06, 2017

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14 Tuesday June 6 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi SELWYN TIMES

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Tuesday June 6 2017 15 ACHIEVERS HEAT PUMP SALE NOW ON! Amazin’ WINTER Specials!! • We will offer you the best quality brands and option of heat pump for your home/business • Providing Heat Pump solutions for over 15 years to Cantabrians • We personally guarantee all our products & installs for 5 years (providing annual maintenance has been completed) Phone us today for your free consultation & quote 41A SHAKESPEARE RD, WALTHAM PHONE 03 366 0525 “A local team for local people” RECOGNISED: Firefighters Myles Gordon and Philip Newbigging (above) share an award given to them for service to the Sheffield Volunteer Fire Brigade. Firefighter Reg Riki (below) is presented with a jacket by Keith Ross for 25 years of service to the brigade. Firefighters honoured for service • By Georgia O’Connor-Harding FIREFIGHTERS SERVING as long as 50 years have been recognised by the Sheffield Volunteer Fire Brigade. The awards were presented by Fire Service Canterbury assistant area commander Stephen Butler, United Fire Brigades’ Association president Allan Killittely and Canterbury Provincial Fire Brigades’ Association president Tyrone Burrowes. Sheffield Volunteer Fire Brigade chief fire officer Neville Croy, who served at the brigade for 46 years, was awarded a gold bar along with Keith Taege, Keith Ross, John Jebson and Willie Jenkins. Silver bars were presented to Reg Riki, Peter Redmond, Grant Hunter and Graeme Piper. A dress jacket was presented to Mr Riki as an acknowledgement of the 25 years of service he had done. His family also performed a haka to celebrate his achievement. Callum Duncan and Bruce Whitfield were presented with silver bars and a long service medal having both served 16 years. Josh Spence and Patrick van de Pol received silver bars and a five-year medal. Myles Gordon was presented a threeyear certificate and a five-year medal, while Philip Newbigging was presented a three-year certificate. Said Mr Croy: “The night started off slow as everyone wanted to catch up with friends. But after the official part and the supper, things came to life. It was great to see so many people up dancing and not just sitting on their bums,” he said. Wives and partners of the brigade were also each presented with a small pamper package for the support they had given to the brigade over the years. “They are our unsung heroes,” Mr Croy said. He said the volunteer brigade would like to thank everyone who came and enjoyed the evening. Personalising Your Daughter’s Learning Date: Time: Where: Thursday 15 June 5.30pm -7.00pm Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Your daughter is a unique learner. Find out how Rangi Ruru personalises learning for her. We tailor every girl’s learning programme, so no girl flies under the radar. Please contact our Registrar, Amelia Davis, on 03 983 3744 or