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SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Wednesday February 28 2018 11 News Ellesmere College principal appointed IRISHMAN Ronan Bass has been appointed new principal at Ellesmere College. He will start his new role at the school at the beginning of term 2. It comes after the school’s previous principal Gavin Kidd resigned to take on a new position as the director of the Dunedin Secondary Schools Partnership Charitable Trust. Following his resignation, the school carried out a survey of students, staff and community to try and identify the characteristics they wanted to see in their new principal. The board narrowed its selection down to three candidates. Each candidate met with the school’s student senior leaders and head students before formal interviews were carried out by the board. Mr Bass is currently the deputy principal of Hillcrest High School in Hamilton. Growing up in a small rural village on the east HORORATA IS planning a festival to entertain and delight while benefiting the community. The Hororata Night Glow will be a festival with hot air balloons lighting up the night sky. It will feature music, food and wine the district has on offer, crafts stalls and family entertainment. Hororata Community Trust executive officer Cindy Driscoll said the event has already captured imagination with more than 12,000 following the festival on Facebook. APPOINTED: Ellesmere College’s new principal Ronan Bass. coast of Ireland, he was educated at the University of Limerick. He graduated in 1997 with an honours degree in science and education. Mr Bass completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management in 2009 at Unitec, Auckland, and was awarded a 32-week TeachNZ study award in 2010. During that time he carried out research in the area of middle leadership “Hot air balloons have a certain magic that intrigues young and old, to see them “glowing” in unison to music is a rare and exciting opportunity,” she said. Mrs Driscoll said while the balloons are the headline act of the event, the autumn festival surrounding their performance will offer a whole range of entertainment, making it a great afternoon out. The event has a line-up of artists including Holly Kimber, Volts and The Easy Hearts. development to improve Māori student achievement. Over the past two decades, Mr Bass has worked in small, medium and large rural and urban high schools in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and New Zealand. He said he is looking forward to getting to know and serving the Leeston, Dunsandel and Southbridge communities. Lighting up the night sky Inflatable mini-golf and Springfree trampolines will both be free for children to play on. Mrs Driscoll said food is going to be a big focus of the event. The Hororata Night Glow will be held on April 28, 3-8.30pm at the Hororata Domain. Postponement date is April 29. Tickets are $20 per person, 16 years and under free, cash only at the gate. •More information can be found at www. hororatanightglow.org. nz or on Facebook. Mr Mobility Scooters • Going to the mall? • Meeting friends? • Picking up groceries? • No.1 for Quality, Price and Friendly Service Call Oliver for a Free Trial 0204 100 2737 CheCk ouT TheSe “GRouSe” Come and check out our new cafe at the side door Red Bird espresso, open from 7am RITuAlS Monday Housie @ 7.30pm All you can eat Ribs* Tuesday Kids eat $5 all day Club night from 4pm Thursday Thirsty Thursday from 4pm Steak night $15 FRIDAY Spin the wheel from 8pm Saturday Live Music Sunday $13 Roast all day 2 Gerald Street, lincoln Phone: 03 325 2408 www.famousgrousehotel.co.nz