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Selwyn Times: October 10, 2017

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12 Tuesday October 10 2017 Latest Christchurch news at News SELWYN TIMES Ellesmere students’ cultural, sporting SHOUT: Senior kapa haka boys. ELLESMERE COLLEGE celebrated the success of its many talented students at its annual Sporting and Cultural Awards Ceremony last Wednesday. The evening began with a performance of the school’s kapa haka group and was presented by Mark Walton, a clarinettist, saxophonist, composer, arranger and musical educator. The school’s head of arts and music and organiser Alison Wakelin said Mr Walton had an international reputation and it was an honour to have him officiate and play his clarinet. During the evening, student and recipient of the “Cultural Blue” for music award Megan Dunlop sang while student Fylgia Romero gave an emotional rendition of a spoken poem. The evening was led by students with the school’s cultural prefects, Jak Mitchell, Georgia Hague and Waimaria Brown, announcing the cultural awards. The school’s sports prefects Jessica Carter and Beau Luxton also announced the sports awards. The evening concluded with supper provided by the school’s basketball team as a fundraiser for their forthcoming trip to the United States. APPRECIATED: Waimaria Brown received the Kaitatahi wahine Taonga award for Maori performing arts. BIG NIGHT: Mark Walton presents student Jak Mitchell with the Faass Cup for Drama. RECOGNISED: Bailey Clark ACKNOWLEDGED: Skye Taylor received received the Blue for Rugby award. ​ the Bar to the Blue award for rugby. We are finally OPen Come in and check us out you have never seen anything like it. 3 Market St, leeston PH. 03 324 4000 | Open 7 days Do you think you know what walnuts taste like? You might have bought some from the The health benefits are well known: bulk bin in your supermarket.... • Heart-friendly Have you ever tasted properly dried fresh • Lower Risk of certain cancers locally grown walnuts, cracked them yourself • Weight Control and eaten them straight out of their shell? • Brain Health / Function – You will never go back to buying the • Improve Diabetes supermarket variety again! • Rare / Powerful Antioxidants Walnuts are perishable and their healthful fats • Fresh is Best easily damaged. If you’re purchasing shelled Walnuts are exceptionally walnuts in bulk, avoid those that appear good for you shrivelled, are not dried properly, smell rancid, generally, but or that you cannot verify are fresh. can cause Properly handled New Zealand grown allergies walnuts are not degraded through ageing so in some the vitamins, minerals and oil contents are not people. compromised. They are fresh, locally grown, and not bleached like some imported walnuts. lets get cracking! 14 th October Saturday walnut I N D U S T R Y G R O U P from 9am West Melton is the centre of walnut growing in New Zealand! Come and join us to find out more, for some tastings at the West Melton shopping complex and the weekly West Melton market Product displays, walnut cracking, tasting of walnuts, information on health benefits!

GIFT: Reiana Pikari singing at the cultural awards. SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at Tuesday October 10 2017 13 and performance success SING: Reiana Pikari (left) received the Te Tohu Mana o Ahurea award for Maori performing arts at the ceremony, where she also performed as part of the senior kapa haka group. This Weekend! October 14-15 TALENT: Fylgia Romero was awarded the Dawson Cup for senior oral performance. AWARDS: Student Brad Nairn was presented the Blue for Rugby award by physical education and health teacher Chris O’Connell. FLAIR: Kaydence Reihana was the recipient of the Katatahi tane Taonga award for Maori performing arts. A PERFECT FIT! A purpose-designed plan to suit your lifestyle - for LESS than a standard plan! The Owners and team of Onyx Homes are quite simply some of the best and most experienced people in the industry. It’s through this experience that Onyx Homes bring to their customers a better standard of home that is less than the standard plan built homes of their competitors. Onyx Homes believes everyone is unique, so why settle for a standard plan when you can have a purposed designed plan to suit your exact lifestyle and for less than a standard plan? A PERFECT FIT! You only deal with the owners so NO sales fees, royalty fees or top heavy overheads added to your costfile Onyx Homes is the ONLY Company in the market that fully disclose their cost file to prove and ensure best price and quality. | Phone 03 928 1505 Find us on Facebook