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Selwyn Times: May 23, 2018

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12 Wednesday May 23 2018 Latest Christchurch news at Royal wedding fever hits West Rolleston Primary West Rolleston Primary pupils Imogen O’Connell and Fraser McKay (left), both 5, and Izzy Wallace, 7, and Harry McDermott got into the school’s royal dress up day on Thursday. They decided to celebrate Saturday’s royal wedding with baking and royal outfits. PHOTOS: MARTIN HUNTER SELWYN TIMES SCHOOLS Commissioned by FESTIVITY: Aiva Anderson (left), India Read, Leon Green, Luke Newcombe, Ava Te Karu, Isla James and Emma Price in their royal costumes at break time. Now’s the time to ID your boat. Did you know that all boats on Canterbury waterways including jet skis now need an identifying number or name on each side of the hull? It’s like a number plate for your vessel and it’s one way we’re working towards making the water safer for everyone. There are a few exceptions, so it pays to check if your vessel needs one. Now is the perfect time to get it sorted before next summer. You can find out how to do it yourself at

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at Wednesday May 23 2018 13 WINNERS: West Melton School pupils (from left), Brooklyn, Ted, James, Isla and Nikita with their prizes for their cross-country efforts. They will be joining 34 others at the Selwyn Central Zone Cross-Country on May 31 at Halswell Quarry. ​ SCHOOLS New entrants •If your child has started school recently, send their picture to emily. New to Lincoln Youth Guarantee Programme Horticulture Achieve NCEA L1 and NCEA L2 along with the NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills (L1) and the NZ Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (L2) in the context of small farming horticulture. start anytime travel assistance* *Conditions apply Visit us online for more info: or call us on 0800 437 587 BHU, Organic College, Farm Road, Lincoln University PO Box 69113, Lincoln 7640 FOOD: The cross-country was held in the Preston Downs subdivision. After crossing the finish line pupils were offered fresh fruit donated by Gillman Wheelans. FIRST DAY: Thomas Foley, 5, started as a new entrant at Broadfield School this term. •More schools, page 17 GALA DINNER SATURDAY 4 AUGUST LINCOLN EVENT CENTRE The Selwyn District Council would like to thank all of our Gold sponsors for their generous support. Arts, Culture & Heritage – Warren and Mahoney Community Service – ANZ Environmental – Stantec Innovation – Monadelphous Large Business – Buddle Findlay People's Choice – iPort Small Business – Storage King Sport – HEB Construction Tourism – Sicon Ltd Young Achiever – Rolleston New World Large Business Award Gold Sponsor: Buddle Findlay Buddle Finlay is a full service national law firm with offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Through their Christchurch office they are a proud supporter of the Canterbury rebuild, local government and business and agribusiness in the South Island generally. Long time sponsor of the Selwyn Awards, Buddle Findlay are proud to once again be the Gold sponsor of the Large Business Award. People’s Choice Award (new award for 2018) Gold Sponsor: iPort The $500 million South Island Industrial Port or iPort is located on 122 hectares of prime industrial-zoned land in Rolleston. Developed by the Carter Group, Stage 1 kicked off with the sale of 27 hectares to Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) who are developing an inland port, MidlandPort. iPort will provide organisations access to the efficiencies and convenience of being located next to an inland port. Most of the large sites that share the common boundary with LPC are for lease, with a small number for sale. iPort is proud to be back again in 2018 as a sponsor of the Selwyn Awards, this time as the Gold sponsor for the new People’s Choice award. Nominations are open! Don’t miss this opportunity to nominate a worthy Selwyn individual or business. Nomination forms available online. RECOGNISING SUCCESS IN OUR COMMUNITY SPONSORED BY