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Selwyn Times: August 29, 2018

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6 Wednesday August 29 2018 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi SELWYN TIMES $ 8 98 Propagator Mini 908115 $ 28 67 Yates Moss & Ravensdown Algae Killer Lawn Food Lawn & house 20kg, covers spray. Treats 1000sqm. 150m2. On/off VPK 15.2.0 935754 switch. Ready to use. 323297 $ 399 Duracut 420 Lawn Mower 140cc 4-stroke engine, 17” cutting width. Plastic catcher, Bearing wheels, 4 year warranty 322878 $ 24 99 Super 6 Flower Packs CHECK OUT $7.37 each. 148100 OUR RANGE OF $ 12 2 FOR SPRING VEGE PLANTS $ 14 98 $ 13 98 $ 6 99 Tui Tui Lawn Food 8kgs 131798 Tui Vegetable MIx 40L. 142734 Compost 40L. Contains gypsum and blood & bone to improve soil structure and enhance plant growth. 141806 TIME TO SPROUT FROM $ 7 49 Seed Potatoes 1kg Assorted varieties 139372 We sell Yates and McGregors Seeds and all your supplies for seed raising $ 11 98 Tui All Purpose Potting Mix 40L + 25% FREE 293719 ANT PROBLEMS? COME & TALK TO OUR TEAM ABOUT A SOLUTION RRP $999 $ 369 Jobmate Petrol Shredder 159cc. 5hp Briggs and Stratton engine. 2 year warranty. 232519 Growfresh Vegetable Cell Packs Make transplanting simple and effortless. 6 plants per cell pack. Assorted SKU’s $ 2 99 EACH ST270818 Available from Wednesday 29th August to Monday 3rd September 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 August 29 2018 7 News dont forget! Cadbury Chocolate Block 155-205g $ 2 99 ea CHANGES: A petition has been started for a second, larger dog park in Rolleston after a fence was installed in the Foster Park dog exercise area last week. Fence at dog park prompts users into starting petition • By Emily O’Connell MORE THAN 370 people have signed a petition for the district council to create a second, larger dog park in Rolleston. This follows a fence being built in the Rolleston dog park last week so part of it can be closed off to the public while the Selwyn Dog Training Club is taking sessions. Concerns have been raised over the district council’s new structure at the Foster Park dog exercise area on the corner of Springston, Rolleston and Goulds Rds on the Rolleston Community Page on Facebook. “Where was the consultation from the council?” one person commented. “Looks like they have made a total mess of the park. What an eyesore now,” another person said. In Brief WELCOMING PLAN Selwyn’s Welcoming Plan was launched on Friday. It outlines how the district council will celebrate the increasing population and diversity, and what activities it will deliver to ensure Selwyn is even more welcoming for newcomers and migrants. The plan is part of the two-year Welcoming Communities pilot programme which the district council was chosen to take part in along with eight other councils in five regions across the country. John Reid “Actually looks like a pretty good rural fence to me,” a person wrote. District council major projects property manager John Reid said it does not have a view on the petition and there are no plans for another dog park in Rolleston. “Any future developments will need to go through Annual or Long Term Plan processes,” he In 10 years the district’s population is expected to grow to 79,000. This is a significant increase from the current population of 59,000. FIRST AID COURSE The Ladbrooks Community Hall Committee is sponsoring an accredited first aid course on September 15 and 16. There are free places available for residents of the Ladbrooks rating area. For more information phone 322 4490 in the evenings or email said. Mr Reid said the fence is a result of complaints from people about training sessions being difficult to conduct when other dogs are running through the area. “Public dog owners are also finding it hard to supervise their dogs without interrupting dog training,” he said. The Selwyn Dog Training Club uses the park on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6.30- 9pm, on Sundays from 10am-noon and on the occasional weekend for competitions. There is no final cost for the fence yet as it has just been completed. However, in July Mr Reid told Selwyn Times it was expected to cost about $5000-$7000. The fence is a permanent structure. However, it is being described as “temporary” because it will have a number of large gates that will be left open, except when the club is running a training session. •To view or sign the petition, please visit https://www.change.org/p/ selwyn-district-councilbuild-another-dog-parkin-rolleston. •HAVE YOUR SAY: Do you think Rolleston needs another dog park? Email your views to emily.oconnell@ starmedia.kiwi LadbrooksCommunity@ outlook.com with your name, address and a landline phone number. SCHOOL GATHERING A gathering for former pupils of Springston South School, their descendants and interested parties will be held from 2pm on September 9. It will be at the Springston South Soldiers’ Memorial Hall, 433 Days Rd, Springston South. Please take a gold coin donation and a plate of food to share. Beehive Shaved Meats 50g 2 Pack Fresh NZ Quality Mark Lamb Leg Roast Whittaker’s Mini Slab 12 Pack $ 4 59 pk $ 2 69 pk $ 12 99 kg Quality Bakers Natures Fresh Bread 700g $ 2 99 ea Speights Gold Medal Ale 24 Pack $ 34 99 330ml Bottles pk Fresh ‘ n Fruity Yoghurt 1kg (excludes Greek) Delta Orange Kumara Loose Product of New Zealand www.foursquare.co.nz $ 4 79 ea $ 5 49 kg Selaks Premium Selection 750ml $ 9 99 ea facebook.com/FourSquareNZ Specials available South Island only from Monday 27th August until Sunday 2nd September 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.