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Selwyn Times: July 18, 2018

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6 Wednesday July 18 2018 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi SELWYN TIMES Mini Staka Boxes 10L Assorted colours 318774 CORE HOMEWARES SALE We recently said goodbye to single-use plastic bags so feel free ON to either bring NOW in your own reusable bag or CORE HOMEWARE 9.6L Bucket Plastic Handle Assorted Colours SALE 323298 $ 5 95 $ 49 95 $ 19 99 EACH EACH Whitmor Persil Goldair Ceramic Tower Heater 317664 CORE HOMEWARES SALE ON NOW Supreme 3 Shelf Unit 300975 $ 79 99 $ 8 HPM 24 Hour Timer 103342 We’re Proudly Single-Use Plastic Bag Free at the Checkouts grab one of ours at the checkout, in store today for $1 Whirlpool 80 25L Crisp n Grill 50 c Microwave Oven Available in white, black and stainless steel. 295445 Laundry Powder Active or Sensitive 4kgs 293501 66 $ 299 ON NOW ST160718 Available from Wednesday 18th July until Monday 23rd July 2018, while stocks last. Mitre10 MEGA Hornby Ph: 03 349 8497 *If you find a lower price on an identical stocked product locally we will beat it by 15% Mitre10 MEGA Papanui Ph: 03 359 5443 *If you find the same product cheaper from another Mitre 10 store or Mitre 10 website we’ll match that price. Excludes trade and special quotes, stock liquidations and commercial quantities. The in-store price may be lower than that advertised.

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Wednesday July 18 2018 7 News Council in process of selling Darfield houses final week! • By Georgia O’Connor- Harding DISTRICT council-owned houses in Darfield, some previously contaminated from methamphetamine, are in the process of being sold. Houses 11 and 13 Ritso St have been sold while 5, 7 and 9 have condition John Morten agreements for sale in place and confirmation of the conditions are still pending. The properties have been sold as residential dwellings. It cost the district council more than $40,000 to decontaminate dwellings 1, 7 and 11 of Ritso St. Insurance met about $30,000 of the bill, the district council the rest. Two houses – 1 and 3 Ritso St – have been retained by the council because Darfield Sicon office is relocating to Rolleston’s Izone Business Hub next year. The South Tce site will then be available for another tenant and if extra land is needed, 1 and 3 SELLING: 7 Ritso St is one of three houses to be decontaminated as a result of meth use and is in the process of being sold by the district council. Ritso St could then be developed. District councillor John Morten said the houses have been retained by the district council because it is unknown who the new tenant will be. He said if a tenant wanted a larger site than the Darfield Sicon to build on, the Ritso St houses would be available for the expansion. A section of land on 15 Ritso St has not sold and will be revalued and reoffered to Ngai Tahu. Selwyn Times previously reported residents were concerned money from the sales would not go back to the Malvern community. From the income of the sales $347,000 will go towards reducing the community’s loan in relation to McHughs Forest Park. When the houses were initially bought the district council agreed to acknowledge the value that the Darfield community had invested as part of a land exchange proposal. In the early 2000s, the district council proposed a reserve exchange to enable the reserve status the houses were formerly on to be lifted and the land to become freehold. Reducing the community’s loan on McHughs Forest Park was part of the agreement. Nestle Kit Kat, Milky Bar, Pixie Caramel or Aero 40-55g Single Bar See instore for details! 99 c ea Quality Bakers Nature’s Fresh Bread 700g $ 2 99 e a Griffin’s MallowPuffs or Squiggles 200-250g Broccoli Product of New Zealand $ 2 99 ea $ 1 99 ea Comedy comes to Kirwee Former mayor’s car collides with cow •From page 1 Mr Woods will be making inquiries as to why the air bags did not activate. He swerved to try and avoid the cow. “If I had hit it square on . . . it (car) would have been a real crumpled mess,” he said. A WICKED comedy will be brought to life by community theatre group Kirwee Players. The Witches of Eastwick will be performed at the Kirwee Community Hall next month. The musical, based on the novel of the same name by American novelist John Updike, is a comedy set in a typical small town, where gossip is rife about three witches. All three women desire for “all manner of man in one man” to bring excitement into their life. The man arrives in the devil- like form of Darryl Van Horne who seduces the women and teaches them powers. But the witches soon begin to realise the man is dangerous and sinister and they must use their newly -found powers to get rid of him. The show is lead by Glen Clark as Darryl Van Horne, Kelsea Nelson- Cummins as Alexandra, Vanessa Simmonds as Jane and Izzy Tocker as Sukie. It features a 23 -strong cast. Established in 1977, Kirwee Players has a long history of providing shows in the Selwyn area. The group focuses on community theatre, allowing affordable access to the arts, opportunities for anyone to be involved. •Tickets are available online at www. eventfinder.co.nz or at the Darfield Pharmacy. Show dates are August 3-5 and August 8-11. UNFORTUNATE: Former mayor Bill Woods’ Mercedes- Benz collided with a cow on Thursday morning. Fresh NZ Chicken Drums $ 6 99 kg Meadow White Button Mushrooms 400g Prepack Product of New Zealand $ 4 49 pk The Ned 750ml (excludes Pinot Noir) $ 13 99 ea Corona Extra 12 Pack 355ml Bottles $ 26 99 pk www.foursquare.co.nz facebook.com/FourSquareNZ Specials available South Island only from Monday 16th July until Sunday 22nd July 2018 or while stocks last. Wine and beer available at stores with an off licence. Wine and beer purchases restricted to persons aged 18 years old and over.