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Selwyn Times: July 04, 2018

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SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Wednesday July 4 2018 25 Backyard Critters News Native beetle mania Mike Bowie is an ecologist who specialises in entomology (insects and other invertebrates). Each week he introduces a new species found in his backyard at Lincoln. His column aims to raise public awareness of biodiversity, the variety of living things around us. Check out the full list of invertebrates found at http://naturewatch.org. nz/projects/backyardbiodiversity-bugs-in-lincoln THERE ARE approximately 140 species of chafer or scarab beetles in New Zealand. These beetles have larvae that feed in the soil on roots and, as adults, they feed on the foliage of many plant species. The most well known scarab in New Zealand is the native grass grub beetle, costelytra zealandica, present in most pastures, gardens or lawns. The larvae of these beetles live in the soil and are characteristically C-shaped, creamy-whitish grubs with three pairs of slender legs and a SCARAB: The native grass grub beetle, costelytra zealandica, is present in most pastures, gardens or lawns. darker head. Odontria species are chafers, larger in size with fuzzy/velvety appearance, while costelytra species are smoother and more shiny. Adults often fly at dusk about 30min after sunset for about 30min and are attracted to lights. They usually land on trees or shrubs where they forage on leaves and mate before laying eggs in the soil where the larvae spend their life before pupating near the soil surface. Book features links to Leeston Leeston’s Beth Prestage (above) was at the launch of Local Lives: A History of Addington for a very special reason on Wednesday night. Her grandfather William Hearfield and his family feature on the front cover of the book outside his home circa 1903. The book, by John Wilson (above) tells the story of the suburb from its working class beginnings in the 1860s through to the impact of the September 4, 2010, and February 22, 2011, earthquakes. The book costs $50 and can be ordered through the Addington Neighbourhood Association addingtonhistory@xtra.co.nz. PHOTO: ELIZABETH THOMSON WINTER BLOWOUT! Warm up with these fantastic savings! Limited stock available & only while stocks last! STORE OPENING HOURS: Blenheim Road Store - Mon - Fri 8am til 5.30pm, Sat 9.30am til 3pm Rangiora Store - 7 DAYS - Mon - Fri 8am til 5.30pm, Sat 9.30am til 3pm, Sun 10am til 3pm Northwood Store - 7 DAYS - Mon - Fri 8am til 5.30pm, Sat 9.30am til 3pm, Sun 10am til 3pm 12 months interest free & payment holiday, conditons apply, see in store. EU22 Inverter Generator BG50 Blower 35 Ton Log Splitter MS180 Chainsaw Save $303 Engine: GXR120 Max AC Output: 2200VA Size: LxWxH (mm) 511x290x425 Operating Hrs (on eco throttle) 15 hrs Weight: 21kg Recoil Start BUY NOW @ $2369 Incl GST 27.2cc 3.6kg Airflow 700m3/h BUY NOW @ $300 Incl GST Save $25 Engine: Kohler Cycle time: 14 secs Pump: 2 stage, 16 GPM Log Capacity: 24.5” (62.23cm) BUY NOW @ $4095 Incl GST Save $504 31.8cc 1.5kW 3.9kg 16” bar & chain + ger a FREE 5L of Motomix (pre-mixed fuel) worth $45 BUY NOW @ $425 Incl GST RE129 Waterblaster + get a FREE BGA45 Battery Linetrimmer Skin worth $295 230V 2.3kW 7lt/min 1958 PSI Hose length: 9m BUY NOW @ $995 Incl GST 5000AL Lawnmower Engine: Briggs OHV Commercial Series 850 IC Readystart, 190cc Chassis: Alloy Cut Width: 485mm (19”) Cut Height: 8mm - 73mm Weight: 34kg Save $131 BUY NOW @ $868 Incl GST RMA460 Battery Lawn Mower Battery Capacity: 350m² Rated Voltage: 36V Weight (without Battery): 26 kg Cutting Width: 46 cm Kit price: Includes AK30 and AL101 BUY NOW @ $925 Save $1000 12 months interest free & no payments! See in-store for details All pricing includes GST. Offers valid until 31st July 2018, or until stocks last. Finance is available -12 months interest free no payments - conditions apply, see in-store. Incl GST + get a FREE FSA56 Battery Linetrimmer Skin worth $275 RZTS46 Ride on Mower Engine: Kohler 20HP Drive System: Hydro Cutting Deck: 117cm/46” PTO Clutch: Electric Turning Radius: Zero turn with 4 wheel steering BUY NOW @ $5999 Incl GST STIHL SHOP Northwood - 554 Main North Road, Belfast, Christchurch - Ph: 03-974-2469 STIHL SHOP Rangiora - Corner Lineside and Station Road, Rangiora - Ph: 03-313-3398 STIHL SHOP Fosters - 559 Blenheim Road, Sockburn, Christchurch - Ph: 03-343-6339 www.stihlshopchristchurch.co.nz LOVE YOUR LAND