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Selwyn Times: November 14, 2017

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8 Wednesday November 15 2017 Latest Christchurch news at SELWYN TIMES Hororata Games 10,000-plus turn out for annual event THE HORORATA Highland Games has been deemed another success with more than 10,000 people attending. More than 100 Highland dancers, 12 pipe bands, 58 solo pipers and drummers, 18 wool spinners, 140 tuggers, 68 junior warriors, six shooters and 20 heavy athletes competed in the seventh annual games. While moody skies initially hung over the Hororata Domain, as the crowd stood for the Armistice Day remembrance the clouds soon parted with the sun shining through. The Malvern Schools combined Kapa Haka group then welcomed chieftain MP for Selwyn Amy Adams with a stirring performance. The Gough CAT Oceania Heavyweight Championship was won by Jono MacFarlane, who also broke a field record tossing the 56lb weight over a 15.5 foot bar. The women’s Gough CAT Amateur Championship was won by Julie Stechman and the men’s was taken out by David Jackways both also from New Zealand. Thousands of people took on the “Have A Go” challenges and were entertained with numerous performances around the grounds in the stalls. Event manager Cindy Driscoll said this would not be possible without the help of more than 200 volunteers, competitors, partners, stall holders, suppliers and the visitors. “The Hororata Community Trust thanks, everyone who makes our games truly special,” she said. STAMINA: The Windwhistle Tuggers in the Tug O’ War competition. PHOTOS: MURRAY IRWIN HONOURED: A remembrance ceremony was held for Armistice Day as part of the opening of the Hororata Highland Games. Work & Income NZ Superannuation is coming to Selwyn Ken Stevens, a case manager from the Ministry of Social Development, will be visiting Selwyn to answer questions on payments, entitlement, and any other matters regarding superannuation. Visits are by PRIOR appointment – to book an appointment please phone (03) 961 9170. Ken will be visiting these locations: Wednesday 22 November 10am–2pm Leeston Library & Service Centre Wednesday 29 November 10am–2pm Darfield Library & Service Centre 5 Warning Signs of Spinal Stress! André Grob, Dr of Chiropractic, has had over 15 years experience of specialty spinal care in Australia and New Zealand. A healthy spine is vital to your wellbeing. Specialist spinal therapy at Southern Chiropractic consists of: • Manual manipulative therapy • Soft tissue Massage • Low level Laser therapy • Exercise and postural education SCIATIC PAIN HEADACHES NECK PAIN AND TENSION MID BACK PAIN AND TENSION LOW BACK PAIN FOR BETTER SPINAL HEALTH ACT NOW… RING 322-1432 Southern Chiropractic Ltd NEW PREMISES Unit 4, 3 Kennedys Bush Road, Halswell (Down the drive beside Pringle Homes offices) Telephone 322 1432 Email Halswell Jct Road Halswell Road Kennedys Bush Road 3 Kennedys Bush Road Sparks Road

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at Wednesday November 15 2017 9 THROW: Competitor Greg Jones taking part in Weight for Distance. ROUND AND ROUND: Lance Holland-Keen in the Oceania Heavyweight Caber Toss. POWER: Craig Manson in the Oceania Hammer Throw. DO YOU HAVE A WILL THAT IS UP TO DATE? cONTAcT: ROLLESTON LAW Richard Gray - Kate Warren - CHECK OUT THESE “GROUSE” MONDAY All you can eat ribs $26 SATURDAY TUESDAY Kids eat for $5 all day & trivia SUNDAY RITUALS THURSDAY Steak nights $15 or $13.50 for members EXPRESS LUNCH Come in and check out our New Cafe at the side door Red Bird espresso OPEN FOR BREAKFAST FROM 7AM Whether your stopping in for a quick cuppa or indulging in our fantastic breakfast menu, we will be open from 7am everyday. A: 78A Rolleston Drive, Rolleston T: (03) 374 2547 W: live band $13 roast all day monday - friday $15 lunch deals 2 Gerald Street, Lincoln | Ph: 03 325 2408 |