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Selwyn Times: April 07, 2017

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40 selwyn district residents' guide 2017 Okains Bay You need not go far for a holiday by a river, lake, bay, in open country, or by the sea with plenty of camping spots, from freedom camping or the basic DOC camps to those offering more facilities. CAMPING GROUNDS Banks Peninsula & Ellesmere: • Orton Bradley Park, Little River, Akaroa, Okains Bay and Pigeon Bay – tents, caravans and motorhomes; some have cabins and powered sites; fees apply. • Motukarara, Waihora Park Domain – toilets; fees apply. • Timber Yard Point Lakeside Domain – toilets/showers; freedom camping. Selwyn River • Chamberlains Ford Recreational Reserve – toilets; basic freedom camping. • Coes Ford Reserve – toilets; basic freedom camping. • Glentunnel Holiday Park – full facilities; cabins, powered non-powered sites; fees apply. • Whitecliffs Domain – basic camping (tents, caravans and motorhomes); toilets; fees apply. State Highway 73: • Springfield, Kowai Pass Domain – toilets; fees apply. • Lake Pearson (Moana Rua) – basic freedom camping (tents, caravans and motorhomes). • Andrews Shelter – accessed via Mount White Road off SH73; basic freedom camping (tents, caravans and motorhomes); toilets; inaccessible if heavy snow; no dogs. • Hawdon Shelter – accessed via Mount White Road off SH73; basic freedom camping (tents, caravans and motorhomes); toilets; inaccessible if heavy snow; no dogs. CAMPING AND CARAVANING IN SELWYN • Craigieburn Shelter – off SH73; basic camping (tents, caravans and motorhomes); inaccessible if heavy snow; no dogs; fees apply. • Klondyke Corner - 8 km from Arthur’s Pass Village; basic freedom camping (tents, caravans and motorhomes); toilets; inaccessible if heavy snow; no dogs. • Greyneys Campsite Shelter – 6 km from Arthur’s Pass Village; basic camping (tents, caravans and motorhomes); toilets; inaccessible if heavy snow; no dogs; fees apply. • Avalanche Creek Shelter – at Arthur’s Pass Village; basic camping (tents, caravans and motorhomes); inaccessible if heavy snow; no dogs; fees apply. Rakaia River • Little Rakaia/North Rakaia Huts – full facilities; powered non-powered sites; fees apply. • Rakaia Gorge Campground – powered/non-powered sites; basic camping (tents, caravans and motorhomes); camp facilities may not be available in winter; fees apply. PARKOVERS • Little River – Little River Hotel. • Lake Ellesmere, Timber Yard Lakeside Domain – toilets; freedom camping. • Tai Tapu, Rhodes Park Domain – NZMCA members only; fees apply. • Weedons – NZMCA members only; fees apply. • Kirwee Tavern – toilet; fees apply. • Sheffield Hotel – some facilities; fees apply. • Harper River Diversion, Lake Coleridge – basic freedom camping. • Lake Lyndon – basic freedom camping. • Cave Stream – toilets; freedom camping. Mi The pro ord far nec fina spe to a Con on xtr or Fe As org me thr me and info talk fur Yo Ne org net per AW Ad Art Siz De Ac Co File

selwyn district residents' guide 2017 41 c o ); c if s; ; Selwyn District's agricultural organisations Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust The Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust is available to provide support to farmers whenever it’s needed. The coordinators understand the challenges and stresses that farming can bring. They will offer a listening ear, and if necessary can refer you to a professional for counselling, financial and farm management, or a mentor for your specific sector. The trust is also connected to Civil Defence to assist in an emergency. Contact: Freephone 0800 787 254, Phone Sue or Alan Baird on (03) 308 7594, Mobile 027 435 0141, or email allan.baird@ xtra.co.nz or Tim Silvia on (03) 308 1890, mobile 021 505 137 or email tms@nicolaw.co.nz Federated Farmers As New Zealand’s leading independent rural advocacy organisation, Federated Farmers aims to add value to members’ farming businesses and encourage sustainability through good farming practices. Policy advisors advocate on members’ behalf, consulting with them on important issues and working with other industry organisations to make informed submissions. Members can call 0800FARMER to talk to policy advisors about any issues in their region or for further invormation visit fedfarm.org.nz Young Farmers New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) is a non-profit social organisation that acts as a progressive and dynamic social network for rural youth while developing the leadership and personal skills of its members through participation and achievement. There are over 70 clubs situated around New Zealand and each club has its own identity and community spirit, backed by the national organisation. You don’t need to be a farmer to join – all you need is a love of the land and a willingness to participate. Visit www. youngfarmers.co.nz Local meetings Dunsandel Young Farmers: Dunsandel Tavern Main South Road, first Monday of every month at 7.30 pm West Melton Young Farmers: West Melton Hotel, 117 West Coast Road, second Monday of every month at 7.30pm Lincoln University: Prebbleton Tavern, 585 Springs Road. Dates and times change to fit around university. Rural Women New Zealand Rural Women New Zealand is a charitable, membershipbased organisation that supports people in rural communities through opportunities, advocacy and connections. While diverse, members all share rural interests that connect and energise them. It is the leading representative body promoting and advocating on rural health, education, land and social issues. It provides information, support, practical learning and leadership opportunities. www. ruralwomen.org.nz AWAITING COPY Ad Number: EM0029 Artwork: EM0029 Size: 6.4x4 Description: G&M CONTRACTING LINCOLN LTD Account: Residents Guide Colour: F Filename: EM0029 • Irrigation • Drainage • Driveways • Landscaping • Auger Hole Drilling • Land Clearing & Development • Culvert Installation • Construction Site Works • Tree & Hedge Removal • Concrete Breaker • Lawns Phone Mike: 027 272 8058 OR 03 324 4323 A/H g.m.contracting@xtra.co.nz www.gmcontracting.co.nz