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Selwyn Times: August 01, 2017

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18 Tuesday August 1 2017 Latest Christchurch news at SPORTS SELWYN TIMES NEW LOOK: Leeston Consolidated School’s basketball team are looking sharp in their new uniform. The Leeston Legends had their uniforms donated by several sponsors including G & M Contracting, Chmiel Racing Stables, Kevin Stephens Motors Ltd. Parent Jacqui Johnston organised the tops. They played their first game in their new outfit at the Lincoln Event Centre yesterday. Back row from left – Toby Chmiel, Ronan Johnson, Bryon Stephens and Toby Gollan. Front row – Toby Gibson, Angus Murchie, Shannon Gilmour and Emily Johnson. ​ HOPEFUL: Ben Taylor (left) and Thomas Russel will begin their quest with the junior men’s coxless quad for world championship glory tomorrow. West Melton rower lands in Europe for world champs • By Andrew King WEST MELTON’S Ben Taylor and Christchurch teammate Thomas Russel have touched down in Trakai, Lithuania, where they will begin their quest tomorrow for world championship glory with the national junior men’s coxless quad. The pair departed on July 23 with the 21-strong New Zealand team. They will compete in eight events at the Junior World Rowing Championships. Taylor and Russel had both been training at the New Zealand Rowing Gallagher High-Performance Centre at Lake Karapiro in preparation for the regatta. They were a part of the St Andrew’s College Maadi Cup winning team, which not only brought back the top prize for the first time in the college’s history, but the Springbok Shield as well. There will be more than 745 competitors from 58 countries competing in the championships which end on Sunday. The crew of four also includes Matt MacDonald and Daniel Williamson, of Auckland, and is coached by Tony O’Connor. selwyn wa+er? • Are you a resident concerned about the future of our drinking water, rivers, lakes, sea? • Are you a farmer concerned about the issues facing farming across the country and want to hear how other farmers are responding? community meeting thursday 10th august 7pm - lincoln High school Hall We believe that ECAN/government are not looking at all the positive actions needed to address our water crisis. sPeaKers: rick Burke - Sheep and Beef farmer, Chair of Farmers for Positive Change Dr alistair Humphrey - Cant. Med. Officer of Health Prof russell Death - Freshwater Ecologist Dr alison Dewes - Veterinarian, Ecologist, 5th gen. dairy farmer scott Pearson - Environmental Advisor, Fish and Game Council For more information: 027 931 3642 | | MAINSCAPE Garden Supplies Making your great outdoors greater OPEN 6 DAYS Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm, Sat 8am - 3pm Quality Screened Top Soil 1543 Springs Rd Phone 021 241 7908 EFTPOS Available Mainscape Garden Supplies $40 per m3 +GST Delivered to Rolleston *Min delivery 5x m 3 Check our website for May Special Mushroom Compost $15 Scoop

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at Tuesday August 1 2017 19 Kim’s Fashion Quarterly from Kim Taylor —Viva La Moda ON TARGET: The boot of Brett Gillan was the difference between Lincoln and Rangiora, with both teams scoring three tries each. PHOTO: ANNE BOLTON Lincoln grind out win Sale, Sale, Sale it’s that time of year where Winter fashion goes on sale – so it can be a great time to nab a bargain. There is still plenty of cold weather left so it’s a great time to pick up some knits coats, and other cosy pieces. Viva La moda is having a sale and there is 50% off a huge variety of winter stock. We have pictured the gorgeous pink wool blend Fever of London coat which has a beautiful lining and is a classic style. Was $299, Now $149.50 LINCOLN Combined have battled back from a bad run of form to take out a hard fought 21-17 win over Rangiora High School in the UC Championship. Second-five Wil Gualter came up with the goods when it mattered for Lincoln, scoring a 90m intercept try to all but win the game. Rangiora were first to score before Lincoln answered back through tries to winger Beau Luxton and fullback Kyle Jamieson, which were both converted by Brett Gillan. In the second half, Rangiora opted to go for a try after being awarded a penalty. The decision resulted in Gualter’s run-away try. Rangiora scored a third try late in the game to make the final score 21-17. Lincoln will host two of the competitions powerhouses in their final two round-robin games. They will welcome Marlborough Boys’ College on Saturday before facing Christchurch Boys’ High School next weekend. Points table Timaru Boys’ High, 55pts, 1; Christchurch Boys’ High, 53pts, 2; Christ’s, 53pts, 3; Nelson, 45pts, 4; St Andrew’s, 43pts, 5; Rangiora, 37pts, 6; Waimea Combined, 31pts, 7; St Thomas, 28pts, 8; Shirley Boys’ High, 27pts, 9; Marlborough Boys’ High, 25pts, 10; Lincoln Combined, 24pts, 11; St Bede’s, 16pts, 12; Mid-Canterbury Combined, 7pts, 13; Burnside High, 5pts, 14; Aoraki Combined, 1pts, 15. Also pictured is the stunning tailored Blackstone jacket in indigo and taupe print. This style gives shape at the waist and looks equally good worn over dresses skirts or pants. Was $299, Now $149.50 A smart black jacket is an essential item in any woman’s wardrobe and this classic black soya Concept jacket is especially versatile with its simple flattering line and leather trims to add interest. Was $159 Now $79.50 Ponchos are a huge trend right now and are comfortable and easy to throw on in a hurry. We have pictured a funky grey with metallic style by the ultra popular Elm label. This poncho is sized – unlike many which are one size only. Was $149.95, Now $75.00 LAwyERS We have over 40 years’ experience to assist you with… • Buying and Selling Houses and Commercial Property • Wills, Trusts and Estate matters • All issues facing you and your business; • Employment Law matters; • Traffic matters; • Advice regarding Retirement Villages • General Legal Advice on all matters Call John, Brendan or Andrew today 03 366 8996 Email. Airport Business Park 92 Russley Road, Christchurch 8042 The magazine for gardeners who like To geT Their hands dirTy 100% A winter dress is always a nice easy piece for work or evening outings. We have pictured the beautiful classic and tailored Pink Ruby dress in beige and black lace with flattering black trim. Was $249, Now $124.50 A more casual winter dress can also be very versatile and easy to wear with no decisions to be made about what to wear on the top or bottom. This dress is based on a previous winning design by Tantrum / Libertine and is reversible. it has a V neck on one side where the pretty green and gold is featured and a round neck on the chocolate and gold side. it is like 2 dresses in one so is great value. Was $139.90, Now $69.90 There are many, many more bargains on offer at Viva La moda so come on in and have a try on. FREE installation* SALE We’ll keep you warm this winter. Fully rated heating right down to -15°C...guaranteed. -Kim Taylor All of the fashion featured in the images is available from Viva La Moda Rolleston $3,299 HIGH WALL HEAT PUMP FH50 6.0kW *Conditions apply Back-to-back basic installation Book your FREE in-home quote TODAY! 0800 324 678 Shop 12, Rolleston Square, Rolleston. Phone 347 1151