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Selwyn Times: March 07, 2018

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SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at Wednesday March 7 2018 13 News Man airlifted to hospital after crash PUPILS GOT to spend a day with a police officer learning about road safety. West Melton School pupils spent the day with Constable Rick Groen – the school’s police community officer – learning how to operate their new kea crossing. The day started off with a theory course before moving outside to learn the practical skills. Pupils learnt how to hold, carry and install a lollipop sign and how to judge when it is safe to cross the road using the correct language. Meanwhile, the school held its year 4-8 school duathlon recently. Pupils had the opportunity to compete as an individual entry or as part of a team. The course started on the A MAN is in a stable condition after his car rolled after a crash near Lincoln on Sunday. The incident happened between two vehicles at the intersection of Carters and Hudsons Rds about 12.39pm. The man, from Lincoln, was cut from the vehicle and was taken to Christchurch Hospital by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. Yesterday, he was in a stable condition in the intensive care unit. It comes just weeks after two school’s fields where each year level ran a lap before biking to Westview Cres and around the school’s field. For year 4 pupils, it was their first chance to compete in the duathlon while year 5-8 competitors can now compete in the Selwyn Central Zone Duathlon tomorrow. The school’s duathlon champions were Ted, Isla, Brooklyn and Sophia. Futsal was also a popular young men were lucky to escape a horror crash in which their ute burst into flames shortly after flipping into a line of trees on Springston Rolleston Rd. Pupils learn about road safety ROAD SAFETY: An eager bunch of pupils spent a day with constable Rick Groen learning about operating their new kea crossing. ​ sport at the school last week with year 4-6 pupils taking part in a training session with Mainland Football. Promotions and marketing officer Rita Spadoni said “the girls absolutely loved the session” and the school is sending four teams to participate in the Girls Only Futsal Festival. The event will be held at English Park on March 15. The school roll continues to grow, with pupils Katie, Lily, Logan, Luca and Elizabeth starting their first day recently. Local News Now Fire rages, homes at risk Entries open for Selwyn arts and crafts exhibition ENTRIES ARE now open for the 15th annual Arts Heart Exhibition of Selwyn Arts & Crafts to be held at the Rolleston Community Centre. The exhibition will run later this month. It is the perfect place for emerging and established artists of Selwyn to exhibit their works to a large public audience and get the chance to sell their creative pieces. This exhibition is unique in that it is open to all skill levels. New artists are able to have an opportunity to learn about exhibition processes and connect with others involved in the arts in Selwyn. This is also a chance for people to share their talent with an audience that appreciates the work that goes into creating a bespoke art piece. Entries and terms and conditions can be obtained online by emailing artsheartselwyn@gmail. com or found online at www. Entries close on March 9. The exhibition runs March 24 and 25 from 10am-4pm. RARE STATE HIGHWAY 1 PROFILE AUCTION to be held Thur 8 March 2018 at 10am Lvl 1, 181 High Street (unless sold prior) 698 MAIN SOUTH ROAD, ISLINGTON, CHRISTCHURCH INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENT PoP UP Shoe Sale oPeNS oN FRIDaY m 2 Z $ 1,765m 2 land area Industrial General zoning Ideal contractors base Existing dwellings on-site Potential to redevelop State Highway 1 location Boundary lines are indicative only Fri 9th: 12pm – 6pm Sat 10th: 10am – 4pm Sun 11th: 11am – 2pm Tues 13th: 10am – 4pm Wed 14th: 10am – 4pm Fri 16th: 10am – 5pm Sat 17th: 10am – 4pm Sun 18th: 11am – 2pm Prebbleton Community Cottage Corner Blakes & Springs Road Prebbleton Sam Staite 021 738 245 | Sally Ryan 0274 833 311 South Island Commercial Ltd, Licensed under the REAA 2008 •