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Selwyn Times: July 11, 2017


16 TUESDAY JUly 11 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi SELWYN TIMES KidsFest kicks off! Get a winter work out! Term 3 classes for Lincoln Event Centre and Rolleston Community Centre begin in the last week in July. Both centres run a fantastic range of fun social activities to keep all ages fit in the winter months. Lincoln Event Centre offers Baby Gym, Mini Gym and Little Feet Dancers for pre-schoolers and toddlers; Hoops Basketball with Canterbury Basketball and Skate to Have Fun for school-aged children; Blast Core, Low Impact for Seniors, Pilates, Pump for Beginners, Spin, and Tai Chi fitness classes for adults. A new BoxFit class has been introduced at Rolleston Community Centre on Wednesday evenings, and an extra Thursday night Spin class added. Other adult classes include Mature and Motivated and Move it to Music. Fitness Max classes include Body Tone, Circuit, Morning Movement Yoga, Pump for Beginners, Pump Fitness, Social Table Tennis, Step Pump Combo, Stretch and Release, Tai Chi, Yoga Flow, and Zumba. Baby Gym and Mini Gym will keep tots entertained, while older children enjoy Basketball and Skate to be Fit. For timetables and further information on prices visit or Callum (12) and Finn (10) checking co-ordinates at Rogaine Rampage in Rolleston Reserve on Monday. KidsFest has kicked off with a number of exciting events across the Selwyn district providing fun for families during the school holidays. Children have enjoyed Rogaine Rampage at the Rolleston Reserve, the Selwyn District Libraries Explore: Write! class for budding writers, and the first of the Selwyn Aquatic Centre’s Winter Pool Fest events, which are ongoing daily from 1–3pm during this first week of the holidays. While many events require booking, Moviemania and Discomania do not, so make sure you add these to your holiday agenda. Discomania is on Thursday from 6–7.30pm at Lincoln Event Centre. Another session is on next Thursday at the same time at The Station (Leeston New Life Centre). Tickets at the door are $2 per child (caregivers free). ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ is the Moviemania screening this Sunday from 6–7.30pm at Lincoln Event Centre, while ‘A Bug’s Life’ will play at the Rolleston Community Centre next Friday from 6–7.30pm. Tickets are $2 per person for children and caregivers. KidsMarket this Friday is sure to be a crowd favourite. With all stalls fully booked, there will be plenty on offer to browse through. Get along to Lincoln Event Centre between 10am–12pm to grab a bargain and support these young entrepreneurs. KidsFest will run until Saturday 22 July. For more information see Dunsandel Community Centre Grand Opening The Dunsandel Community Committee is hosting a Grand Opening event celebrating the completion of the Dunsandel Community Centre on Friday 4 August, from 4pm. The event is open to all locals. A community celebration will follow the opening formalities, which will be carried out by the Hon Amy Adams, MP for Selwyn. The new facility replaces the original Dunsandel Community Hall, which was located in the township and demolished after being damaged beyond repair in the 2010/2011 earthquakes. The local community has fundraised $350,000, including generous contributions from Rata Foundation and The New Zealand Lottery Grants Board. The new Community Centre, located at 1456 Tramway Road, is a multi-purpose facility which will be used by sporting and community groups, businesses, and for events. To enquire about room hire, contact the Dunsandel Community Committee on 027 477 9754. GRAND OPENING Dunsandel Community Centre 4pm Friday 4 August 1456 Tramway Road, Dunsandel Dunsandel Community Centre 4pm Opening ceremony 5pm Afternoon tea 6pm until late Community celebration Food and drink provided Say YES to emergency services Young people aged 16–19 can apply to join a Youth in Emergency Services (YES) camp happening from Monday 2–Friday 6 October at Glentui Meadows near Oxford. The camp is a combined initiative by the Waimakariri, Hurunui and Selwyn District Councils. Emergency services including Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ), Red Cross, NZ Police, Coastguard, St John and New Zealand Land Search and Rescue will attend the camp. Camp participants will have the chance to find out more about their work, learn new skills through hands on activities, and meet new friends. Following the camp, participants will spend three months volunteering for a few hours per week with the emergency service of their choice. Applications for the camp close on 20 August – see for more information. Selwyn is looking for 10 enthusiastic participants to join the camp. “Last year’s camp was great, I got to know everyone there, they became like a second family,” says Abi Smith of Lincoln. “I enjoyed taking part in the overnight camp and learnt about a lot of different things such as first aid and all the different emergency services and what they do.” On the roads this week The intersection of Hoskyns Road and Sandy Knolls Road is being upgraded and a change of priority will occur in July so that traffic approaching from Sandy Knolls Road will need to stop. Traffic delays may occur and detours may operate while the upgrade occurs. Construction of a right turn bay is continuing at the intersection of Dynes Road and Springston Rolleston Road, with traffic controls in place at this location. Sewer line installation work is continuing on Shands Road and Selwyn Road – traffic delays may occur due to this work. Culvert work is planned on Algidus Road. Unsealed road maintenance will occur on Coleridge Intake Road. Drainage and berm work is being done on Leeston Dunsandel Road in Dunsandel. Traffic controls will be operating at all sites. Footpath construction will be occurring on Liffey Springs walkway. Christchurch Southern Motorway Extension – NZTA From Thursday 6 July, there is no access to Main South Road from Weedons Road for up to six weeks while utility work is carried out. A one-way system will be in place. Please follow detour signage. Council Call Selwyn District Council Norman Kirk Drive Rolleston Ph 347 2800 or 318 8338 Rolleston Library Rolleston Drive, Rolleston Ph 347 2880 Darfield Library & Service Centre 1 South Terrace, Darfield Ph 318 8338 or 347 2780 CC100717

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi TUESDAY JUly 11 2017 17 Notices ALCOHOL NOTICES An application for both an on and off licence renewal has been received from Arthur’s Pass Café and Store 2016 Limited. Objections on both applications are open until 25 July. For more information please visit www. DON’T MISS OUT ON DOG REGISTRATION You’ve got until the end of this month to get your dog registered at the discounted rate. All dogs older than three months must be registered every year (July–June) under the Dog Control Act 1996. It’s a $300 fine for an unregistered dog. A re-registration notice should have arrived in your inbox or letterbox. If paid by 31 July 2017 the discounted fee is $30 for each dog owned by the same owner at the same locality plus a $10 administration/owner fee (incl. GST). For payments after 31 July the full registration fee is $40 for each dog owned by the same person and held at the same locality plus a $15 administration/ owner fee (incl. GST). The 2017/18 fee may be paid via a payment link when the form is emailed, internet banking, at our Rolleston Headquarters or the service centres in Leeston, Meetings Public Forums: Council, Community Board and local committee meetings are open to the public. Time is available at the start of meetings for people to speak on matters of concern. Please notify Bernadette Ryan or your local committee at least three days before the meeting. Township, Hall and Reserve Committees: To list or make changes to meeting details, email meeting.changes@selwyn.govt. nz or phone 347 2800 or 318 8338 by 9am Wednesday the week before publication. COUNCIL & COMMUNITY BOARD Unless otherwise stated all of these meetings will be held at the Rolleston Council Building. Council Meeting Wed 12 July 1pm Springs Ellesmere Discretionary Fund Committee Wed 12 July After Council meeting Selwyn Central Discretionary Fund Committee Wed 12 July After above meeting Malvern Community Board Mon 24 July 5pm Darfield Library/Service Centre District Plan Review Committee Wed 26 July 9am AA services in Rolleston Darfield or Lincoln. Alternatively, you may use the prepaid return envelope provided with your registration form. If you’ve changed your email address or postal address since last registration, please email so your details can be confirmed. Tag and Collar Fees (incl. GST) The fee for a replacement dog tag is $5 and for a dog collar $9–$11 depending on the size. These fees and charges are set under Sections 37, 38 and 68 of the Dog Control Act 1996. MOBILE LIBRARY TIMETABLE Wednesday 12 July Rakaia Huts 9.10–9.30am LOCAL COMMITTEES & ASSOCIATIONS Castle Hill Community Association Thurs 27 July 5.30pm via Skype Coalgate Township Committee Tue 25 July 7.30pm Coalgate Fire Station Darfield Township Committee Thurs 20 July 7.30pm Darfield Library Dunsandel Community Committee Mon 17 July 7.30pm Dunsandel Sports Centre Glenroy Community Centre Committee Tue 18 July 7.30pm Glenroy Community Hall Glentunnel Community Centre Committee Tue 18 July 7.30pm Glentunnel Community Centre Glentunnel Township Committee Mon 24 July 7.30pm Glentunnel Hall Hororata Citizens Committee Tue 25 July 7.30pm, Hororata Hall Kimberley Hall & Reserve Committee Thurs 13 July 8pm, Kimberley Hall Kirwee Township Committee Mon 17 July 7.30pm Kirwee Community Hall Ladbrooks Community Hall Committee Thursday 13 July St John of God, Rolleston 1–1.30pm Prebbleton Tavern 3.30–5.30pm Monday 17 July Upper Selwyn Huts 10–10.45am Lincoln Uni. Learning Centre 1111.30am Prebbleton Child Care 1.15–1.45pm Tuesday 18 July Burnham Preschool 10.15–10.45pm Dunsandel Childcare 12.20–12.40pm Paradise for Little Angels 1.30–2pm CASUAL VACANCY Expressions of interest for a position with Coalgate Township Committee can be made to Chairperson Jane Huggins 318 2676. Their next meeting will be Tuesday 25 July. SPEED CAMERA INSTALLATION New Zealand Police have advised the installation of a speed camera is occurring on Leeston Road from July 10. If you want to know more about the Static Camera Expansion Programme being undertaken by NZ Police please visit www. or an enquiries form can be completed at www. Fri 28 July 7.45pm Ladbrooks Community Hall Prebbleton Community Association Tue 18 July 7.30pm Prebbleton Community Cottage Prebbleton Reserve Management Committee Mon 17 July 7.30pm Prebbleton Community Cottage Rhodes Park Domains Board Tue 25 July 7.30pm Tai Tapu Golf Club Rolleston Reserve Management Committee Mon 17 July 7.30pm Rolleston Community Centre Rolleston Residents Association Mon 24 July 7.30pm Rolleston Community Centre Southbridge Advisory Committee Mon 24 July 7pm, Southbridge Hall Springston Community Committee Mon 17 July 7.30pm Springston Hall Springston Reserve Committee Wed 19 July 7.30pm Errol Tweedy Pavilion West Melton Community Centre Committee Tue 25 July 7.30pm West Melton Community Centre West Melton Reserve Board Committee Mon 17 July 7.30pm West Melton Rugby Club The AA branch at the Council’s Rolleston Headquarters offers a range of services including processing driver licence applications, vehicle licensing (rego), driver theory tests and booking driver practical tests, passport photos, and international driver permits. For driver licensing queries phone 0800 822 422 and for vehicle registration queries phone 0800 108 809. The Rolleston AA desk is open 8.30am–5pm Monday–Friday. Driver licensing information is available from the New Zealand Transport Agency Driver Licensing Helpline on 0800 822 422. Selwyn Events UNTIL 22 JULY MON-FRI 17-21 JULY THURSDAY 20 JULY SATURDAY 22 JULY FRIDAY 28 JULY FRIDAY 4 AUGUST KidsFest Join one of over 80 fun activities for kids. See for session information, or pick up a booklet from your local library, the Lincoln Event Centre, Rolleston Community Centre or Selwyn Aquatic Centre. Aquaventure Selwyn Aquatic Centre, 1–3pm Fun activities running daily are: Monday Inflatables and volleyball, Tuesday Paddle boats, Wednesday Inflatables, Thursday Paddle boats & volleyball and Friday Inflatable toys. Normal pool admission applies. Activities in the main pool for competent swimmers 8yrs+, otherwise parent supervision required. Water quality in Selwyn Lincoln University, 12pm and 7.30pm A free seminar hosted by the Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee with Landcare Research nutrient policy specialist Melissa Robson talking about contaminants that affect Selwyn waterways such as nitrates, phosphorous and sediment. The 12pm session venue is the D6 lecture room (Landscape Building) and the 7.30pm session venue is the S2 lecture room (Stewart Building). A Celebration of Screen & Stage Concert Lincoln High School Hall, 7pm A special variety concert featuring 100 performers from groups across the district. Featuring music from Disney, Blues Brothers, Grease, The Sound of Music and Les Miserables. Tickets $15 from Hammer Hardware Lincoln and Rolleston, Lincoln Market and via Open Our Eyes Lincoln Events Centre, 6.30pm Lesley Elliot from the Sophie Elliot Foundation speaks on violence prevention through education, awareness and empowerment. Suitable for teenagers. Market stalls, raffles and entertainment. Tickets $10 each. Email or phone 027 641 9238. Selwyn Movie Nights – The Grand Budapest Hotel (M) Lincoln Event Centre, 8–10pm The third movie night helping you get through the winter months. A concierge teams up with one of his employees to prove his innocence after he is framed for murder. We recommend viewers age 15+. For more details visit SelwynDistrictCouncil. For information on listing a community event visit Leeston Library & Service Centre 19 Messines Street, Leeston Ph 347 2871 Lincoln Library & Service Centre Gerald Street, Lincoln Ph 347 2876 (03) 347 2800 Darfield call free 318 8338