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Selwyn Times: July 25, 2017

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4 Tuesday July 25 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi SELWYN TIMES News Chamberlains Ford, Leeston, in full flood. PHOTO: MARQ SARCHETT Selwyn River in flood. PHOTO: ENVIRONMENT CANTERBURY Coes Ford on Sunday morning. High Country High Tea A Finest Slice of High Country! What better way to spend an afternoon with friends or family than in the tranquil setting of Terrace Downs Resort. Available everyday 11am - 3pm $29 per person or $39 per person with a glass of bubbles Booking essential Minimum 2 people Make your Sunday extra special with our popular Sunday Buffet Come and enjoy a delicious menu of classic and International flavours, accompanied by live music. Sheffield’s Homebush Rd turned into a lake after the deluge hit the region on Friday. PHOTO: GINNIE WRIGHT Birthdays & Anniversaries Celebrate your special occasion the Terrace Downs Resort way. Breathtaking views, superb cuisine giving you the option of premier accommodation. Packages available. Selwyn River overflowing. Hearty winter warmer meals Tasty sharing options Early bird kids meals for just $5 82 Rolleston Drive Phone 347 4192 www.quartzrolleston.co.nz Opening Hours: Mon -Thurs 4.30pm-Late Fri-Sun 12pm-Late Follow us on Facebook and Instagram relationship property, employment law and resolving contractual and estate disputes. Welding & Engineering Services available: • Welding, metal fabrication • Engineering repair • Farm, factory and site work undertaken Well equipped workshop Widely experienced, many years Wilson Engineering Workshop, 486 Two Chain Road, Burnham. Phone 347 6760 or 021 329 605 Every Sunday 12:30pm Adults $45pp, Kids u12 only $20 Only one hour’s drive from ChCh Let us make your special day a day to remember! Phone 03 318 6943 623 Coleridge Road Windwhistle, Canterbury Illustration only. Email: info@terracedowns.co.nz www.terracedowns.co.nz

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Tuesday July 25 2017 5 News The Leeston Volunteer Fire Brigade in action. Flooding on Waimakariri Gorge Rd on Friday. PHOTO: GINNIE WRIGHT Tai Tapu toilet sign woes solved • By Georgia O’Connor-Harding TRYING TO find the public toilets in the Tai Tapu township may no longer be a mission for people travelling through the area. The district council will install a new sign at the intersection of Rhodes Rd and Old Tai Tapu Rd cleary directing people to the Rhodes Domain toilets. The Selwyn Times reported last week the trouble was due to a toilet sign being located on State Highway 75 at the intersection of Old Tai Tapu Rd and Lincoln Tai Tapu Rd. But the sign is located about 1.6km from the toilets and no • By Julia Evans A FIREARM left in the back of a car after a hunting trip sparked a police call out to Lincoln University. Just after noon yesterday, police went to the university after someone spotted a gun in the back of a vehicle parked in the car park. there was no sign in place at the domain. Tai Tapu Library chairman Robert White said while it was good a new sign was being installed, he could not understand the district council did not put the words “the toilets are at the domain” on State Highway 75. “It is a fair way around for people to travel until they get to the next sign . . . any way I don’t know,” he said. HAVE YOUR SAY: Do you think finding the public toilets in Tai Tapu is difficult? Email your views to georgia. oconnor@starmedia.kiwi Gun sparks call out to uni But sinister intentions were quickly ruled out. Police found the owner had recently been on a hunting trip and had failed to properly secure the gun after the trip. A police spokeswoman said police had seized the gun and were speaking to the owner. Tender ENCOURAGED BY KIDSFIRST HOURS FREE EACH DAY FOR ALL CHILDREN 6Ask about no fees. Conditions apply. 2017 OUR YEAR OF INSPIRATION QUALIFIED TEACHERS GREAT LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS MacDon Windrowers and Plant For Tender Selwyn District • 2004 Mac Don 9352 Windrower – C/W 972 12 Feet Draper Front • 1997 Mac Don 9300 Windrower – C/W 972 12 Feet Draper Front • MacDon 940 Multi Crop Front, Twin Augers with Top Cross Auger, 12 Feet • MacDon 942 Multi Crop Front, Twin Augers with Top Cross Auger, 15 Feet • MacDon 922 Single Auger Front, 16 Feet All fronts complete with transport trailers. The above equipment is well maintained and surplus to requirements of retiring owners. KF 1712 With over 70 Kidsfirst Kindergartens and Early Learning Centres, there's one near you, visit our website for more information... www.kidsfirst.co.nz Tender Closing 2pm, Friday 28 July 2017 Contact John Davison 027 436 4464 Licensed under REAA 2008