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Selwyn Times: October 31, 2017

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6 Tuesday October 31 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi SELWYN TIMES $ 3 59 Number 8 Compost 40L 246152 $ 5 98 Number 8 Potting Mix 40L 245877 Petunia Assorted $9.98 each 213329, 307141, 269312, 182349 2 FOR Tui Potting $ 12 $ 11 98 FROM Roses 150060 Mix 40L + 25% EXTRA 293719 $ 8 58 $ 9 98 Number 8 Slug and Snail 400g 248718 $ 1 54 Number 8 Pressure Sprayer 4L 234807 Grow Fresh Grafted Tomato Plants Large grade plant. $ 5 EACH 99 c $ 2999 MTD Potted Colour Choose from a selection of seasonal varieties. Bonus Tipper Trailer Worth $299 #124674 Ride On Lawnmower 420cc OHV engine. 38” (970mm) cutting deck. 6 speed. 2 year warranty. Papanui & Hornby only 182335 ST301017 Available from Tuesday 31st October to Wednesday 8th November 2017 while stocks last. Mitre10 MEGA Hornby Ph: 03 349 8497 *If you find a lower price on an identical stocked product locally we will beat it by 15% *If you find the same product cheaper from another Mitre 10 store or Mitre 10 website we’ll match that price. Excludes trade and special quotes, stock liquidations and commercial quantities. The in-store price may be lower than that advertised.

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Tuesday October 31 2017 7 News Local News Now Fire rages, homes at risk COMPLETED: Lincoln High School’s new outdoor mural captures the beauty of Mahoe Reserve in Lincoln. ​ Reserve mural at school A OUTDOOR mural capturing the beauty of Mahoe Reserve has been completed at Lincoln High School. The new mural located at school’s tuck shop was painted by the school’s sustainability council over the school holidays. Over the past school holidays students spent hours painting the new mural designed by artist and Springston resident Mike Glover. The students chose to embark on the project as a way of raising awareness of the school’s sustainability council and to demonstrate what the Lincoln environment has to offer. This ranges from native plants in the Mahoe reserve to the township’s church and Lincoln being the first Envirotown in New Zealand. The project was supported by the Lincoln Farmers’ and Craft Market. Year 13 student Amy Burney said it taught students the importance of working together with the community to promote awareness of the environment. COVERED UP: Reserved car-parking signs have been removed from outside a line of shops in Lincoln. ​ Reserved car parks have been removed • By Georgia O’Connor-Harding RESERVED car parking signs outside shops and a hairdresser in Robert St Lincoln have been removed. The signs painted in as a response to tow away and clamping signs put in by the Black Door Bar and Eatery on car parks on the other side of the street in June. It was a tit-for-tat type of move as on street car parking in expanding Lincoln becomes a premium. The Black Door removed the tow away and clamping signs after the district council ruled the 12 car parks outside its premises were not for their exclusive use. The same applies to the car parks at 5 Robert St, the district council says. The car parks in Robert St have 120min restricted parking. •HAVE YOUR SAY: Do you think car parking in Lincoln is a problem? Email your views to georgia.oconnor@ starmedia.kiwi Mason’s Drapery has relocated to 2 McMillan Street (Just across the road beside Red Chillies) Please call in and visit us in our lovely new shop. 2 McMillan St, Darfield Ph. 03 318 8734 Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 9.30am-12.30pm Te Waihora Living Lake Symposium 9 th -10 th November ‘Ngā Au Tūmahi - Streams of Action’ Numbers are limited. Field Trip - 9th November, 9am – 5pm, Orchard Carpark (gate 3 Springs Rd) Bus through the Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere catchment visiting points of interest, and seeing some of the practical projects and research currently happening. Presentations - 10 November, 9am - 4:45pm, Stewart Building, Lincoln University The presentations will focus on ‘Streams of Action’ and what is happening across the catchment. Presenters will give a broad overview of lake governance and management, links between science and farming, and an update on research/projects. BUILD BUSINESS CONFIDENCE Apply now for a flexible full time, part time or online Business programme, start February. ara.ac.nz CHRISTCHURCH | ASHBURTON | TIMARU | OAMARU | ONLINE Fees Full Symposium: $75 $45 Field Trip Only: $30 $15 Presentation Day Only: $60 $40 Register on Waihora Elesmere Trust Website: www.wet.org.nz concession concession concession Fees include lunch & morning/afternoon tea. WET members, students, superannuitants and beneficiaries receive concession price. For questions email symposium@wet.org.nz, or call Tina on 027 201 1000