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Selwyn Times: July 25, 2017

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12 Tuesday July 25 2017 Latest Christchurch news at SELWYN TIMES Try something new at... SCHOOL PATROL SCHOOL PATROL Have a Go Day will take place on Sunday 27 August between 12pm and 3pm at the Lincoln Event Centre and Domain. This free annual event showcases the variety of sport and recreation activities available in Lincoln and the wider Selwyn district. Nearly 30 indoor and outdoor sports, activities, games and challenges are planned. Girl guiding, CrossFit, archery, basketball, table tennis, bouncy castles, dodgeball and indoor bowls are just some of what’s on offer. Complete five challenges to get your Have a Go Day passport stamped and enter the main prize draw for a chance to win $250 in sport vouchers! Passports will be available to collect on arrival. Enjoy live music, with coffee and a sausage sizzle provided. Get spotted doing the safe thing! Is your child’s school signed up to Get Spotted? If so, they may get spotted doing the safe thing during the start of Term 3. Keep an eye out at your school for the Get Spotted poster. Children spotted showing safe behaviour when heading to or from school could earn a reward. Selwyn District Council School Road Safety Coordinator Stephanie Hautler says the idea of the programme is to positively reinforce good road safety behaviour. “It has been developed to recognise learners that are doing the right thing in terms of road safety awareness, by teachers awarding a small token such as a sticker or wrist band.” This flexible campaign is available for schools and early-childhood educators based around their needs. For more information please email or phone 347 2705. Relax and recover with hydrotherapy The hydrotherapy pool is one of the key features of the Selwyn Aquatic Centre. Maintained at a balmy 35 degrees, it is designed to be used as a gentle and effective aid for pain relief or muscle tension. It’s perfect for people rehabilitating from illness or injury, those who face challenges with their mobility, or for general well-being and relaxation. The pool measures 16mx6m, has a depth ranging from 1.2m–1.8m, has a wheelchair accessible ramp, and is supervised by lifeguards at all times. It’s recommended if you are using the hydrotherapy pool for medical reasons you check with your doctor first. You’ll need to bring drinking water with you to stay hydrated. The hydrotherapy pool is available for general use during Selwyn Aquatic Centre’s opening hours: Monday–Friday, 6am–9pm and Saturday–Sunday between 8am–8pm. For more information about the hydrotherapy pool or any of Selwyn Aquatic Centre’s services please phone 347 2734 or email LEGO Clubs are coming to Selwyn Libraries! We’re excited to announce the opportunity for Selwyn kids to join the LEGO Club at Lincoln and Leeston Libraries. Once a month experts from the House of Bricks will host fun, interactive after-school sessions at both libraries for kids wanting to try their hand at building LEGO creations. Session times are: · Lincoln Library, first Wednesday of each month, beginning 2 August, 3.30–4.30pm · Leeston Library, third Monday of each month, beginning 21 August, 3.30–4.30pm The sessions are free but to join the club please contact the library at or phone Lincoln Library at 347 2876 or Leeston Library at 347 2871. Sessions are held during term time only and are recommended for primary-aged children. Children under eight years of age must be accompanied by an adult. On the roads this week After the weekend’s wet weather there are many new potholes on the roads. Council’s contractors are out doing repairs as quickly as possible, but we also ask residents to report potholes and any other roading issues through our Helpline 347 2800 or the Snap, Send, Solve app. Your patience and caution on the roads will be appreciated by all road users. The intersection of Hoskyns Road and Sandy Knolls Road is being upgraded and a change of priority will occur 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. Care is needed when driving through the site. Unsealed road maintenance will occur on Malvern Hills Road. Footpath construction will be occurring on Liffey Springs walkway. Sewer line installation work is continuing on Shands Road and Selwyn Road – traffic delays may occur due to this work. Christchurch Southern Motorway Extension – NZTA From Monday 24 July the CSM2 project team continue to fell trees along the north-bound side of Main South Road between Weedons Ross Road and Curraghs Road. This will be carried out using Stop/Go setups between 9am and 4pm and will create queues. We recommend allowing more time for your journey or using alternative side roads. 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 CC240717

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at Tuesday July 25 2017 13 Notices MOBILE LIBRARY TIMETABLE Wednesday 26 July Rakaia Huts 9.30–10am Southbridge School 10.45am–12pm Thursday 27 July Lincoln Uni Early Childhood Centre 2– 2.30pm Prebbleton Tavern 3.30–5.30pm Monday 31 July Tai Tapu Playcentre 9.30–10am Ako Rolleston 10.30–11am Rolleston Christian School 12.15–1.15pm Selwyn Kids 1.30–2pm Rolly Kids 2–2.30pm Tuesday 1 August Glenroy Hall 11.40am–12.10pm Windwhistle School 1–1.30pm Glentunnel School 1.55–2.55pm Glentunnel Hall 3–3.30 pm 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. District Plan Review Committee Wed 26 July 9am Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee Tue 1 Aug 2pm Lincoln Event Centre Audit & Risk Subcommittee Wed 2 Aug 3pm Lincoln Event Centre Property Committee Mon 7 Aug 1.30pm Council Meeting Wed 9 Aug 1pm Citizenship Ceremony Wed 9 Aug 6.30pm ALCOHOL NOTICES An application for an off license renewal has been received from Famous Grouse 2009 Limited. Objections are open until 3 August. An application for an off license renewal has been received from Imperial Discount Liquor Ltd. Objections are open until 7 August. For more information visit www.selwyn. DOG REGISTRATION Don’t forget to pay your dog registration fee by the end of this month. On 1 August 2017 the discounted fee will no longer apply. All dogs older than three months must be registered every year under the Dog Control Act 1996. LOCAL COMMITTEES & ASSOCIATIONS Broadfield District Community Centre Committee Tue 1 Aug 7.30pm, Broadfield District Community Centre Castle Hill Community Association Thurs 27 July 5.30pm via Skype Coalgate Township Committee Tue 25 July 7.30pm Coalgate Fire Station Darfield Recreation & Community Centre Committee Mon 7 Aug 7.30pm Darfield Rec Centre Doyleston Community Committee Wed 2 Aug 7.30pm Osborne Park Pavilion Hororata Citizens Committee Tue 25 July 7.30pm, Hororata Hall Hororata Reserve Management Committee Wed 2 Aug 7.30pm, Hororata Hall Ladbrooks Community Hall Committee Fri 28 July 7.45pm Ladbrooks Community Hall Leeston Community Committee Mon 7 Aug 7.30pm, Leeston Library Community Room Leeston Park Committee Mon 31 July 7.30pm Leeston Park Pavilion A $300 fine is payable for an unregistered dog. 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, Darfield or Lincoln. Alternatively, you may use the prepaid return envelope provided with your registration form. Prebbleton Community Cottage Committee Tue 8 Aug 7.30pm Prebbleton Community Cottage Rhodes Park Domains Board Tue 25 July 7.30pm Tai Tapu Golf Club Sheffield Recreation Reserve Committee Sat 5 Aug 9am Sheffield Reserve Pavilion Springfield Township Committee Tue 1 Aug 7.30pm, Tawera Hall Springston Hall Committee Thurs 3 Aug 7.30pm Springston Hall Tai Tapu Community Assn Wed 2 Aug 7.30pm Tai Tapu Library Waihora Park Reserve Committee Tue 1 Aug 7.30pm Waihora Bowling Club Weedons Residents Assn Committee Tue 8 Aug 7.30pm Weedons Domain West Melton Community Centre Committee Tue 25 July 7.30pm West Melton Community Centre West Melton Residents Assn Wed 9 Aug 7.30pm West Melton Community Hall Selwyn Events WED–WED 26–2 JUL–AUG FRIDAY 28 JULY THURSDAY 3 AUGUST FRIDAY 4 AUGUST eCollections drop–in – Library Catalogue Wed 26 Leeston Library 10.30–11.30am Fri 28 Rolleston Library 1.30–2.30pm Mon 31 Lincoln Library 10.30–11.30am Wed 2 Darfield Library 1–2pm Learn more about the library catalogue and ask any question you’ve ever wanted to know. You can find any title in our collection, place holds and more from home, 24 hours a day! Come along to learn how. Visit for more information. Open Our Eyes Lincoln Event 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. Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere – Water seminar Lincoln University, 12pm and 7.30pm A free seminar hosted by the Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee with Environment Canterbury Chief Scientist Tim Davie and Taumutu Rūnanga representative David Perenara-O’Connell. 12pm session – D6 lecture room (Landscape Building), 7.30pm session venue – S2 lecture room (Stewart Building). 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/ Tai Tapu – a community on the rise It takes a community with resilience, enthusiasm and energy to regroup after a disaster and find funding for new local facilities. Community efforts towards the new Rhodes Park community and sports facility and play centre in Tai Tapu are testament to this. The construction of the Rhodes Park facility is set to begin in early August and is expected to be completed by June 2018. The new play centre build is completed and running, with a bit of landscaping to finish. Selwyn District Council Property Manager John Reid says thanks to the community’s creative funding and planning approach, a new facility will replace the original community hall in the township and the sports pavilion at Rhodes Park, both of which were outdated and suffered damage in the 2010–2011 earthquakes. “I’m full of admiration for what this community has been able to achieve through the development of a shared, future-focused vision, backed up by sheer hard work,” Mr Reid says. “A number of different community groups with different views have come together to develop a solution that doesn’t replicate an outdated facility provision model, but is future-focused and based on the community’s needs.” The old hall site in the township has been retained, and the Tai Tapu Playcentre has developed a new facility there which includes a playground that the whole community can enjoy. “The new community and sports facility at Rhodes Park will be used for meetings, social events and functions as well as providing a venue for local sports groups,” says Mr Reid. The Selwyn District Council investment in the Rhodes Park facility has been complemented by funding from the Rātā Foundation and An artist’s impression of the new community and sports facility in Rhodes Park. the Lotteries Commission as well as locally-raised funds. 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