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“SURREAL” IS how Lincoln

High School student Wil

Gualter describes his selection

in the New Zealand Schools

squad.

The Lincoln Combined

captain and midfielder is

believed to be the first player

from his school to make the

team.

“I don’t think it has sunk in

yet,” he said.

“It’s obviously a big

accomplishment and I’m

looking forward to being with

the team on Friday.”

Gualter, 18, is one of seven

Canterbury players selected.

Christchurch Boys’

High School has three

representatives in the

25-strong squad – first-five

Ollie Lewis, prop Ben Lopas

and halfback Max Hughes.

Another battle

for Maddie

and family

Page 7

Road to the

premier

netball final

Pages 20-21

Gualter’s will to succeed pays off

NZ Schools

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•Turn to page 6

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• By Devon Bolger

SPRINGSTON COULD be the

next hot spot for real estate in the

district.

Harcourts Lincoln principal

officer James Twiss said if the

large amount of buying and

selling continues, Springston

could become the place to be.

“Springston township could

definitely be the

next big thing.

Being almost

perfectly halfway

between Rolleston

and Lincoln

makes it a very

good location,” he

said.

The latest James Twiss

figures from

property data and analytic

provider CoreLogic show

Springston had one the top 20

fastest moving property markets

in New Zealand over the past

year.

Kumeu, Hobsonville,

Whenuapai and Silverdale in

Auckland topped the list with

Pokeno in Waikato.

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WELL DONE Wil Gualter.

The Lincoln Combined midfielder has

made the New Zealand Schools squad which

is a great reward for another fantastic season

(see page 1).

Gualter was at home when NZ coach Mark

Hammett phoned to say he had made it. “It was all pretty surreal,

I don’t really remember a lot about the conversation after that,” the

18-year-old told Selwyn Times sports reporter Jacob Page.

Gualter’s selection is great news for the district, Lincoln High,

and the combined side which punches above its weight in the UC

Championship. It also shows the selectors are just not looking at

the elite sides when it comes to higher honours.

As for Gualter, making this squad is the pathway for potentially

great things to come.

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UV treatment for

some of the district’s water

• By Devon Bolger

TREATMENT plants are being

installed in the district that will

steralise water using ultra violet

light.

Lincoln,

Prebbleton,

Rolleston

and Leeston

are set to get

the plants

later this year

or next.

Jenny

Webster-

Brown

Rolleston

already has

one plant

operating

using UV

technology and another is

planned.

District council water services

team leader Cinnil Thomas said

the upgrades will help to meet

or exceed new guidelines.

“New Water Safety Plan

guidelines that came into effect

in May encourage a multi-barrier

approach for water treatment.

These projects and others are

being delivered in accordance

with these requirements,” she

said.

“UV treatment is an effective

method used for water treatment

using ultraviolet light

for disinfecting bacteria. It is a

standard method that is widely

used around the world. The UV

rays attack the genetic code of

harmful pathogens rendering

them unable to reproduce.”

The budgeted costs for the

plant on Vernon Drive and UV

treatment for the Lincoln supply

is $373,000 and is expected

to be completed in June next

year.

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plants like

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already

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Leeston,

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to meet

new water

quality

guidelines.

The same cost has been

allocated for the Prebbleton

township supply, the plant will

be built on Shands Rd and will

be completed in October next

year.

The Leeston water treatment

plant on Leeston Dunsandel

Rd is expected to be finished in

January and will cost $375,000.

The cost for UV treatment for

the Rolleston town water supply

is part of the total budget for the

work planned at Helpet Park.

As well as improve water

quality, the plants will also

provide additional storage as

population numbers in the

district continue to rise.

The work is a part of a $6

million dollar plan to upgrade

water supply treatment plants

across the district to meet or exceed

drinking water standards

between 2018-2021.

Environment Canterbury

chief scientist Tim Davie said

the advantages are that it

doesn’t leave a taste in the water

and is relatively inexpensive.

“A disadvantage, compared

with chlorination, is that it only

treats in one place so if there are

further risks as the water goes

through the network then it

isn’t covered,” he said.

Waterways Centre for Freshwater

Management director

Jenny Webster-Brown said the

key to beneficial UV treatment

is a good reticulation system.

“If you have a good

reticulation system that is

secure then UV is fine but if

you haven’t it can be quite risky

and leave water sources without

protection,” she said.

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LINCOLN UNI FIRE

Part of Lincoln University was

evacuated following an electrical

fire on Thursday. Five crews

responded to a call-out at the

George Forbes Memorial Building

just before 2pm.

AGREEMENT ENDORSED

The district council has endorsed

the revised Te Waihora Cogovernance

Agreement. Selwyn

Times reported last month Mayor

Sam Broughton was blasted for

not consulting district councillors

before signing the agreement over

the management of Lake Ellesmere.

District councillors voted to let the

agreement lie on the table until last

week’s council meeting to give staff

time to address their concerns. At

the meeting, district councillors

endorsed the agreement.

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athletes got a helping hand

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“Highland Games is a sport that

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of all ages. It was great to see at

this training day our experienced

competitors progressing their

skills but also sharing with new

people,” he said.

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Demand for homes in Springston

•From page 1

The list was based on the

property turnover rate in the

areas, which is the number of

sales as a percentage of the total

housing stock.

Mr Twiss said houses in

Springston have been selling

quicker than normal. But he

said there is more demand than

supply, which is representative

of the housing market

everywhere right now.

Springston’s turnover rate was

9.1 per cent for the last year.

Springston Hotel owner

Joanne Chapman has noticed

an increase in patronage over

the last 12 months.

“Especially in our restaurant

side there seems to be more

customers and new people too

that we haven’t seen before,” she

said.

Mr Twiss said house prices

play a big part in Springston’s

property turnover and attracts

more people to the area.

“In the last year we can see

prices haven’t necessarily lifted

in Springston but the amount of

buying and selling has,” he said.

“People are thinking well, I

could go to Lincoln and pay

an average price of around

$600,000 or go to Rolleston and

pay in the mid-$500,000s or go

to Springston and be close to

DEMAND: You might see more properties for sale in

Springston like this one on Ellesmere Junction Rd with the

area now having one of the fastest moving property markets

in New Zealand.

both of those hubs yet not have

to pay the same amount for

property.”

The median house price

in Lincoln is $608,000 and

$550,000 in Rolleston, but its is

$530,000 in Springston.

The CoreLogic figures show

the median house price in

Springston decreased over the

past year.

Real estate activity in

Springston should continue to

be strong, Mr Twiss said.

“People are going to start

understanding that it has a lot of

potential and pretty soon they’ll

see it is a great spot to be.”

The issue is the amount of

available housing may limit the

township’s growth, he said.

“There isn’t a lot of stock

out there but we do know new

developments do very well in

Springston so we will just have

to wait and see.”

Top 20 fastest moving

property markets

in NZ (turnover rate)

•Kumeu, Auckland, 14.7 per cent

• Hobsonville, Auckland, 12.7 per

cent

•Pokeno, Waikato, 10.2 per cent

•Whenuapai, Auckland, 9.9 per

cent

•Silverdale, Auckland, 9.5 per

cent

•Mangakino, Taupo, 9.4 per cent

•Cambridge, Waipa, 9.3 per cent

•Pegasus, Waimakariri, 9.1 per

cent

•Springston, Selwyn, 9.1 per

cent

•Leamington, Waipa, 8.8 per

cent

•Georgetown, Invercargill, 8.8

per cent

•Three Kings, Auckland, 8.7 per

cent

•East Gore, Gore, 8.6 per cent

•Fitzherbert, Palmerston North,

8.6 per cent

•Maunu. Whangarei, 8.6 per

cent

•South Dunedin, Dunedin, 8.5

per cent

•Tauhara, Taupo, 8.5 per cent

•Srathern, Invercargill, 8.4 per

cent

•Featherston, South Wairarapa,

8.4 per cent

•Pahiatua, Tararua, 8.3 per cent

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$200,000 restoration

project for Liffey Stream

• By Devon Bolger

A $200,000 restoration

project for Lincoln’s Liffey

Stream will see it turned

into a recreation space

and haven for native

biodiversity.

Biodiversity co-ordinator

Andrew Spanton said the

development of Ararira

Springs School is what

pushed the project.

“We identified significant

native in-stream species

that we needed to protect

so the project will be

carried out in an ecologically

sensitive manner and

we’re hoping to get some

high-quality biodiversity

outcomes,” he said.

The intent of the project

is to landscape and plant

selected native plants on

the Liffey banks below

Southfield Drive beside the

new school.

The community will be

involved in the restoration

– including Lincoln

University, Lincoln High

School and Ararira Springs

School.

The Future Leader

cohort at the university has

chosen the project for it’s

CLEAN-UP: The Liffey Stream restoration project

will involve the community and provide a space for

recreation and native biodiversity. ​

Lend a Hand initiative this

year.

Cohort member Ella

Sutherland said they are

holding a dedicated planting

day this week and hope

to make a considerable

difference to the environment.

“Future leaders Lend a

Hand is about giving back

to the community in some

form. Usually, we raise

money but this year we are

taking a more hands-on

approach and quite literally

lending a hand,” she said.

Willows along the site

have been removed to

make it safe and now the

planting of approximately

3000 plants will be carried

out.

The third stage of the

project will involve the

installation of a pathway

linking the existing pathways

between Southfield

Drive, Russ Drive and Jimmy

Adams Tce and some

seats and picnic tables.

This work will begin in

November and is aiming to

be completed for opening

to the public in June next

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Lincoln Combined star gets NZ call-up

•From page 1

Christ’s College lock Zach

Gallagher also made the squad,

along with St Bede’s College loose

forward Dom Gardiner, who is

the son of former Canterbury

and Crusaders flanker Angus

Gardiner.

St Andrew’s College prop Jack

Sexton, son of former Canterbury

and Crusaders hooker Matt

Sexton, is also in the mix.

Gualter said the phone call

from New Zealand Schools

coach Mark

Hammett

was a blur

after he

heard the

good news.

”I was

just sitting

at home

about to go

Mike Wilson

to a training

when I got

a call from

Mark saying I was in the team so

it was all pretty surreal. I don’t

really remember a lot about the

conversation after that.”

It continues a strong upward

trend for the Waihora club player

who also made the Canterbury

secondary schools’ team

earlier this year after another

outstanding season leading his

middle-of-the-pack Lincoln

Combined team in the UC

Championship.

Gualter said he was happy to

play anywhere for his school

team but hopes he may get the

opportunity to play fullback at

some point.

”I have that desire to win and

playing for a team like Lincoln

and playing with mates that

make it easy to be a leader,” he

TALENT: Christchurch Boys’

High School prop Ben Lopas

will join Wil Gualter in the New

Zealand Schools squad.

said. ”I do enjoy 15 more with

a bit more space, but if you

chuck me at 10, 12 or wing I’m

happy, just as long as I’m able to

contribute to the team.”

Former Lincoln Combined

coach Mike Wilson, who first

picked Gualter for the UC

Championship three years ago

and is also his current Ellesmere

under-18 coach, said he has an

impressive ability to make other

players around him better.

“The name Wil Gualter was

one I was hearing around the

fields long before I saw him for

the first time,” Wilson said.

“Yes, he had a lot of talent but

I’ve been really impressed with

the young man he’s grown into.

“He makes the boys he plays

alongside better, they go better

when he is on the field and taking

charge.”

Wilson said in spite of Gualter

playing most of his Lincoln

Full squad list:

Cam Church, St Kentigern

College; Allan Craig, St

Kentigern College; Vaiolini

Ekuasi, St Peter’s Cambridge;

Zach Gallagher, Christ’s

College; Dom Gardiner, St

Bede’s College; Vincent

Green, Hamilton Boys’ High

School; Meihana Grindlay,

Kings College; Wil Gualter,

Lincoln High School;

Finau Halafihi, Auckland

Grammar School; Max

Hughes, Christchurch Boys’

High School; Corey Kellow,

Sacred Heart College; Jacob

Kneepkens, Francis Douglas

Memorial College; Jacob

Kneepkens, Christchurch

Combined rugby at second-five,

he believes his best position is

fullback.

“I think his attacking instincts

and ability to read a game lends

itself to that position and getting

an overview from the back and

read the play that he sees.”

Ellesmere Rugby Sub Union

coach educator south Kahu

Carey, who has been involved

with Gualter since he was playing

under-14 rugby, said his desire to

get on the field and play is what

makes him stand out.

“The kid just plays. He wants

Boys’ High School; Ben

Lopas, Christchurch Boys’

High School; Ruben Love,

Palmerston Boys’ High

School; Aidan Morgan,

Kings College; Blair Murray,

New Plymouth Boys’ High

School; Manu Paea, Rotorua

Boys’ High School; Te

Rama Reuben, St Kentigern

College; Anton Segner,

Nelson College; Jack

Sexton, St Andrew’s College;

Roderick Solo, Scots College;

Ben Strang, Whanganui

Collegiate; Tiaan Tauakipulu,

St Kentigern College;

Gideon Wrampling, St Paul’s

Collegiate.

to be out on the field and getting

amongst it,” Carey said.

“He’s not specialised in a

position and he doesn’t mind

where he plays, so he’s learnt a lot

from having that attitude and it

will take him a long way.”

The New Zealand Schools

team will play a game of three

halves in Palmerston North on

September 26 before travelling

to Hamilton for matches against

Fiji Schools and the Australia

under-18s.

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Maddie’s family’s

costly battle with insurance company

• By Sophie Cornish

THOUSANDS OF dollars raised

to help Maddie Collins fight

kidney disease has been lost

in a battle with an insurance

company.

Since being diagnosed with

nephrotic syndrome in 2008,

the 15-year-old from West

Melton has received two different

kidneys.

More than $150,000 has been

raised for Maddie’s journey,

which has seen her travel both

around New Zealand and

internationally in an attempt to

find a kidney match.

In 2012, a kidney from her

father was rejected by her body.

Maddie’s current kidney was

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to fight off infections to stop her

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CLAIM DENIED: Maddie and her mother Sarah Manson-Collins

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January last year, the family had

booked a trip to visit a specialist

in Sydney the following month.

The trip was for a consultation,

to get a second opinion, as per

medical advice.

Maddie was on dialysis at the

time and Mrs Manson-Collins

says “things were getting pretty

dire.”

Mrs Manson-Collins had

paid for full travel insurance for

herself, her husband and Maddie

for the trip to Sydney and

declared to Aon that the trip was

for a medical consult.

But the news came a month out

from the trip that a kidney was

available for Maddie at Starship

Hospital, making the Sydney

appointment no longer necessary.

Ms Manson-Collins then

filed a claim to be paid out the

money lost for her travel and

accommodation expenses –

about $3300.

But the claim was denied, with

Aon stating the trip had been

for treatment, not consultation,

and they were not covered for a

refund.

“We had taken out what

we thought was really

comprehensive insurance; we

had been fully up-front with

Maddie’s medical issues. So

when I went to make the claim

they turned it down and said we

were travelling for treatment and

therefore not covered . . . there is

a big difference between a consult

and treatment. Aon were staunch

that a consult was treatment and

therefore, tough luck.”

Ms Manson-Collins has taken

her battle to Financial Services

Complaints Ltd, an independent

and impartial dispute resolution

service, as she says the policy she

was sold was not fit for purpose.

As part of FSCL’s investigation,

Aon was required to also

investigate the complaint.

As a result, Aon said the

claim was denied due to a section

of the policy, which specifically

excludes claims arising as a

result of pre-existing medical

conditions.

“We have reviewed the relevant

correspondence and spoken to

our staff who are of the view that

they did not misrepresent the

cover,” said the findings.

Said Aon spokeswoman Debbie

Pigou: “While we appreciate the

difficulty of the situation for the

client, we are unable to comment

on individual circumstances due

to our confidentiality and privacy

obligations.”

Following this, Ms Manson-

Collins said she did not take the

complaint further with FSCL

because she was tired of fighting.

“At this stage, I couldn’t do

any more fighting, I just don’t

have the energy to battle. I tried

and accepted defeat that we had

lost thousands of dollars,” she

said.

Chubb Insurance, which had

underwritten the policy, declined

to comment.

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Principal takes action to stop

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• By Devon Bolger

Wednesday September 18 2019

PEOPLE PARKING in Lincoln

Primary School’s ‘kiss and go’

area has prompted its principal

Viv Butcher to meet with the

district council to develop a new

plan.

Ms Butcher said parked

vehicles are taking up the drop

off and pick up spaces, in spite

of the 2min limit signs, and it is

putting pupils at risk.

“This area does present

a significant danger to our

children when cars are parked

and they are walking between

them to get to their parents’

cars. We certainly do not want

an avoidable tragedy to happen

in our community. I have been

in touch with the council and

police, as I am very concerned

that an accident is imminent if

we do not take steps to ensure

no vehicles are

parked in this

area.”

Mrs Butcher

met with

district council

road safety

Viv Butcher

co-ordinator

Stephanie

Hautler last week to discuss how

to address the problem.

The school’s existing travel

plan was developed in 2011.

Stephanie Hautler said the

meeting went well and they

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will work together to review

the school’s operations and see

where improvements can be

made.

“The Lincoln community has

grown significantly since that

date, and since the vehicle and

pedestrian movements have

changed, it is time to review the

plan.”

Senior Sergeant Pete Stills said

police are aware of the ongoing

parking issues and concerns at

the school.

“The Lincoln staff and our

school community officer are

well aware of the situation. We

are working with the school to

see what we can do to help,” he

said.

Work starts on FreshChoice

• By Devon Bolger

WORK ON the FreshChoice

supermarket in Prebbleton has

begun.

Deputy Mayor Malcolm Lyall

said it is exciting for the community

and he has been pushing for a

development like this in the area.

“There have been various

projects come up that have never

come to fruition. Seeing this

new player come in and be really

excited to get something going is

awesome,” he said.

“It will definitely be an asset to

the community. At the moment

we have to travel to Halswell or

Lincoln and there are about 5000

people in Prebbleton now so to

have a supermarket the community

can walk to is fantastic.”

Woolworths New Zealand Ltd

and Prebbleton Properties Ltd

are behind the project, which

will include a doctor’s surgery,

pharmacy, cafe and 96 customer

car parks.

Prebbleton Properties Ltd owner

Grant Hatton is also excited to

open the store.

Fresh Choice national marketing

manager Kristy Abbott said

the company is ecstatic to be

bringing the FreshChoice brand

to Prebbleton.

“We are working hard to get

the supermarket open as soon as

possible but estimate this could be

around April,” she said.

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freedom campers

• By Devon Bolger

THE DISTRICT council has

been given $223,000 from the

government’s Responsible

Camping Fund to help manage

freedom camper numbers.

District council open spaces

asset manager Mark Rykers said it

is very pleased and grateful for the

funding.

“It will help to provide improved

management of camping

in the district and cover some

of the additional costs resulting

from the influx of campers into

the district,” he said.

The money will go towards

the continued employment of a

seasonal ranger along with the

provision of a vehicle.

The funding will also be used to

cover additional operational costs

associated with the large numbers

of campers visiting the freedom

camping sites.

This includes refuse disposal,

toilet cleaning and emptying

waste disposal tanks.

Part of the money has been

allocated to emptying campervan

dump stations where holding

tanks are provided.

Some additional signage will be

installed on the sites to encourage

responsible camping behaviours

as well.

Sewer system brings certainty

• By Devon Bolger

THE UPPER Selwyn

Huts community says the

recommended option for their

new wastewater system will

bring certainty for the future.

Resident Graeme Young says

the community is very pleased

with the recommendation.

“The vote on

us having a sewer

system here gives

us certainty for

the future. It is a

long-term solution

rather than a

David Ward

short-term one,”

he said.

The Upper

Selwyn Huts Wastewater Working

Party presented its final

report with the preferred option

at a district council meeting last

week.

The proposed new system

would see a pumped low-pressure

sewer installed with a compact

package treatment plant

where the wastewater would be

collected and treated.

A new dispersal area would be

made for the treated water to be

dispersed into raised beds in the

huts reserve area.

It is estimated to cost the

community $3 million and will

be funded by a targeted rate of

approximately $4000 over the

Upper Selwyn Huts area.

Mr Young said a targeted rate

for residents was not their preferred

option for funding.

“We wanted to be included in

the district-wide rating system

but we also don’t think it’ll end

up costing as much as the estimated

amount.”

District council chief executive

David Ward told the Selwyn

Times that its position to decline

targeted rates was due to climate

change.

He said the Upper Selwyn

Huts has limited time due to

climate change and forecast sea

level rises this century. Therefore,

the council did

not believe it was right for

ratepayers elsewhere in the

district to pay for its wastewater

system.

“The council’s opinion is that

there is an issue of fairness in

asking the entire district to

pay for a wastewater system at

Upper Selwyn Huts given the

uncertain, but clearly limited,

time frame that any new wastewater

system would be in use,”

Mr Ward said.

In May the district council

voted that the residents would

have to pay in full for a wastewater

scheme, when its current

scheme expires in June 2020.

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Debra Hasson.

Graham Evans, Graeme

Young and Robin Hyde represented

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community.

The group will now agree

and consult on a medium-term

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He believes every motorist has a responsibility to

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Having a professional eye cast over your vehicle

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“Just because your vehicle had a WOF check on a

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A WEST Melton School pupil’s

speech on why gaming is bad

for us has earnt him the top

spot in the Ellesmere speech

competition.

Thirty-four students from 18

different schools in the district

took part in the competition at

West Rolleston School last week.

Hamish Taylor was awarded

first place in the year 7 division.

His speech outlined the negative

impacts video games have on

society.

Samantha Parker from Tai

Tapu School came second and

Jessica McEwan from Templeton

School was third.

Springston School’s Poppy Reily

won the year 8 division with

her speech on water pollution.

Ellesmere College’s Honor Barnett

followed in second place, she

spoke about why you shouldn’t

hurry people in the morning.

Ben Dufaur from Halswell

School took third place speaking

on why everyone should join

kapa haka.

The competition was sponsored

by the Selwyn Lions Club.

First places were presented

with trophies and $50 gift

vouchers, second $30 gift

vouchers and third $20 gift

vouchers.

Club member Kathy Dore

said it was great to see so many

supporters listening to the

marvellous speeches.

SUCCESS: The first, second and third place winners of the year 7 and 8 divisions in the Selwyn

Lions Club’s Ellesmere speech competition. Winner Hamish Taylor is second from the right.

ROLLESTON COLLEGE has

recently celebrated another

NCEA milestone.

Year 11 student

Abbey Henderson

has become the

first at the school

since it opened

in 2017 to gain

an excellence

endorsement in

NCEA level one.

Last year 20 per

cent of level one

students in New

Zealand achieved

the endorsement.

Senior learning

team member

Rachel Skelton

said Abbey has

done incredibly well to achieve

the standard before the end of

the year.

“This is a very well deserved

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Abby first at Rolleston

College to earn NCEA

level one excellence

Abbey Henderson

achievement. Abbey has applied

herself with determination and

quiet confidence in

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pursuits and is a

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all of her courses

this year but has

shown a particular

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backgrounds native birds flourish, sitting silently, inviting

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Wednesday September 18 2019 15

Home and back to reality

WOW, DROPPING a

casual 20-odd deg C in

day-to-day temperature is

unfriendly.

Luckily for Vittoria, she’s

barely seemed to notice

the change from T-shirts

and dresses to trackies and

cardies.

As you might have

guessed from the weather

whinge, we’re back from

our Italian holiday and

getting back into the

normal routine.

Before we jumped back

into our delightful South

Island freshness, we

stopped in Brisbane to ease

through the jetlag.

Vittoria was again a

complete professional

on the flights, spending

most of her time asleep in

my arms. I had worried

that, with us arriving into

Australia at night, that

would mean her rhythms

would be stuffed.

But again, she smashed

it. Straight to sleep when

we got to her aunty’s and

back into a normal rhythm

without trouble. I, on the

other hand, became a big

sudden-onset-nap fan for a

few days.

As a kind of final act

of the holiday, we took

Vittoria to the Lone Pine

Koala Sanctuary. As well as

touching a koala, she also

surprised her mother and

I by being brave enough

to hand feed and pat a

kangaroo.

Her wee face would

BACKYARD CRITTERS

SCALE INSECTS are sapsucking

bugs comprising

of about 7500 worldwide

and 400 species in New

Zealand.

Endemic species are not

of economic importance

apart from the sooty

beech scales which are

ecologically benefical

as well as economically

significant for their

production of honeydew.

Most introduced scales

are pests in some form due

to their sap-sucking nature

or honeydew production

which either attracts exotic

vespula wasps or drips

on to vegetation and is

attacked by sotty mould,

reducing photosynthesis in

blackened leaves.

One species found

on our lemons or other

species in our section is the

brown soft scale Coccus

break out in a huge smile

as it nibbled the pellet

food from her outstretched

palm. She’d then reach

back for more or lean in

for a stroke of neck fur

like she’d been raised from

Steve Irwin himself.

I can’t wait to see if her

new confident attitude

towards animals will

translate to feeding the

previously “terrifying” deer

at Willowbank.

This week may even be

the perfect time to try, as

Laura is back to work and

it will be the first time it’s

been just me and bubs

for a long time, so furry

distractions might be just

the thing.

I’m a little worried about

VITTORIA

& Matt

CUDDLY: Vittoria hand-feeds a kangaroo at

Brisbane’s Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

how she’s going to go

with just dad about for

most of the day after seeing

how close she’s got with

Laura while we’ve been

away.

Not that I’m saying that’s

bad, that’s been beautiful

to see. I’m just worried I

alone might be a little lame

for her until she is used to

it again.

Fingers crossed for

fine weather and lots of

entertaining outdoor

distraction during the

readjustment period.

•Former Star Media

journalist Matt Salmons

has become a stay-athome

dad. We follow

his journey weekly

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

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org.nz/projects/backyard-biodiversity-bugs-in-lincoln

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PESTS: Brown soft scales are often found on

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hesperidum. It arrived in

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Finding homes for huskies – caring for creatures

For more than 10 years

Michelle Attwood has

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through her charity

Husky Rescue NZ. The

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It all began when I rescued

a crossbreed dog for myself

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were there and needing homes. I

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a rescue? I couldn’t understand

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rescue.

What is your favourite

memory you have with a husky?

We picked up a dog from the

West Coast and he had an anal

gland blockage. We were driving

along and my friend and I sort

of heard this funny noise and I

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blockage right throughout my car had decided she was going to give is seeing the dogs that are

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Wednesday September 18 2019 17

that can’t speak up

Why do you think

people should care about

huskies?

People should care

because they’re animals

and they can’t just speak up

for themselves. We should

care because New Zealand

has a real ambulance at the

bottom of the cliff mentality

about a lot of things and we

need to start being more

proactive about our laws

and social responsibilities.

Everything in our lifestyle

has just become so

disposable and our pets

have too, we need to care

more about things outside

of ourselves.

Do you have any dogs

yourself?

Yes, I have five of my own.

Three are huskies, Samurai

is seven-and-a-half and we

rescued him. Apache is five

and we also rescued him.

Both of them came to me at

six-months-old. Magnum is

a NZ Kennel Club registered

pup and he is a one-yearold.

Then I have two other

rescues that are our little

farm protection animals

because huskies don’t bark.

I have a blue heeler called

Tasmania and Bishop who

is from another awesome

rescue charity based in

Otaki and he’s a kelpie.

Wow, is it difficult

looking after all those

dogs?

I would say I’m lucky

with the set up we have

here. There’s tons of space to

run about and I even have

concrete floors. You find

ways to make life easier. I

am just very lucky, but most

of the time these guys just

run around like a bat out of

hell all day anyway. They get

to run around and play all

day and I get so much joy

from seeing that.

Can you tell me about

your family?

Well, that’s easy, it’s just

me, full stop. The pups are

my family and someone

needs to be based on-site

24/7 to care for them, so we

are very close.

What are your hopes for

the future of Husky Rescue

NZ?

I have just purchased

4ha of land between

Templeton and Rolleston

because we have a desperate

need to expand. There

wasn’t enough room at

our West Melton site and

we really want to move

the charity forward and

for the public to be able to

come on-site and meet the

pups. The issue is, to get

the property I have had to

take out quite a significant

personal loan and now we’re

trying to fundraise for the

infrastructure we need to

open next year. The amount

of funding that we need

to get it up-and-running

is five times the amount

we typically get in a year,

so it’s a big ask. We are

also going to apply for a

funding grant for the first

time, we’ve done it on our

own the whole time but we

think now it’s time to ask

for help. I’m hoping the

new space will mean the

charity continues to expand

and the community can get

involved.

•Donate to Husky

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BONDS: Mayor Selwyn Broughton with a delegation that has reinforced the

sister-city relationship between the Selwyn District and Gansu Province in China.

35 years of sister-city

relationship celebrated

VISITORS FROM Gansu

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council and Christchurch

City Council to celebrate

25 years of a sister-city

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A delegation from the

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Selwyn has a sister-city

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Mayor Sam Broughton

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• By Devon Bolger

AN environmental group

which hosts community

planting days and leads

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work.

The Te Ara Kakariki

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Mrs Drage said the

money will help as a lot

of the programme comes

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“It’s so good for us

because if we can show we

are running a great programme

and receiving this

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updated memorandum

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RECOGNITION: Kids

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will increase our funding

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Conservation work recognised

Lou Drage said she

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Greenpark claim underdog status ahead of final

STRETCH: Broadfield A goal keep Georgie Bolton intercepts the

ball during her team’s 57-49 semi-final win over Lincoln A at the

Lincoln Event Centre on Saturday. PHOTOS: KAREN CASEY

• By Jacob Page

GREENPARK A player/coach

Zaylie Sullivan believes her team

are once again the underdogs

heading into their second

consecutive Selwyn premier

netball final on Saturday with

Broadfield A.

The two teams will meet once

again for the title, a year on from

Greenpark A’s shock one-goal

win.

Greenpark A beat clubmates

Greenpark B 57-41 in one final

while Broadfield had a tougher

time against a plucky Lincoln A

57-49.

Sullivan said Broadfield A were

clearly the most consistent team

and deserved to be favourites for

the decider.

Broadfield A have won two

of the three meetings with

Greenpark A this year.

Broadfield won the round one

clash 56-53, before Greenpark A

triumphed 60-52 in round two.

However, Broadfield easily won

their last encounter on August

17, 66-40.

“It would be great to go backto-back

but we’re probably in the

same position as last year.

“They probably deserve it and

they prepare for it while we give

it everything on the day.’’

The opposite goal shoots

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game.

“Casey is a brilliant target for

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that the others can do out the

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“Maia is a similar player to

Casey so we have to find a way to

shut her down.’’

Sullivan said the team would

stick to their no training policy

this week ahead of the final.

Broadfield A coach Yvonne

Crichton-Hill has a concern with

goal attack Brittany Brown injuring

her knee in the second half

and is unlikely to play the final.

Said Crichton-Hill: “We’ll need

a full-court game, we’ll have to

be good in all areas.”

She said she was not buying

into Sullivan’s underdog stance.

SPORT

SELWYN TIMES

MOTION: Broadfield goal defence Kayla Williams flies through

the air.

“We do play fast but sometimes

we throw it away.

“If we have to beat a team like

Greenpark and we know what

happened last year, then we’re

going to have to be the best we

can.

“Both teams will want to get a

good start and consolidate on it

but we have learnt from last year

and if we could get a bit of luck

that would be good too.’’

•The game at Lincoln Event

Centre starts at 2.30pm.

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CRITICAL:

Broadfield’s Caroline

Miller (left) and

Lincoln’s Leesa

Anderson battle for

possession.

RESTART: Broadfield A centre Awhina Dickson aims for her

target.

AERIAL: Lincoln A goal attack Haley Banks

shows her athleticism. (Left) – Broadfield A

goal shoot Maia Hill looks to score.

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Selwyn Times

Look out for

voting papers

Watch out for voting papers in your mailbox later this week – with voting set to open on Friday.

Voting papers for Selwyn’s local elections are being mailed to registered voters this week, with all

papers expected to be delivered by next Wednesday (25 September).

Voting is by postal voting, and papers must be received by the Council before midday on Election

Day, Saturday 12 October.

There will also be ballot boxes at the Council offices and at service centres in Darfield, Leeston

and Lincoln.

As well as council elections, voting packs will include voting papers for the Regional Council and

District Health Board elections. Voting papers will contain clear instructions on how to vote.

“People should read their papers carefully before casting their vote to ensure they are using the

right voting method,” says deputy electoral officer Stephen Hill.

“Although electoral rolls have now closed, people can still enrol to vote. However, they will need to

request special voting papers.”

“I’d encourage anyone who hasn’t yet registered to do so and cast a special vote – this is

everyone’s opportunity to have a say on how Selwyn is run over the next three years.”

Enrolment forms can be requested from electoral.officer@selwyn.govt.nz. Candidate profiles and

other election information is available at selwyn.govt.nz/elections.

Sport trust wins with ‘wow moments’

Continuing our series profiling the Selwyn Awards 2018 winners. Selwyn Sport Charitable Trust won the

Sport Award.

Winning at the 2018 Selwyn Awards a humbling experience.

The Selwyn Sport Charitable Trust were excited about entering the Selwyn Awards, seeing it as a great

opportunity to reflect and take a strategic look at how far the trust had come since their creation in 2013.

Winning wasn’t even on their radar. So the announcement at the Awards Gala Dinner at the Lincoln

Event Centre (LEC) came as a pleasant surprise.

“It was a really humbling experience to be acknowledged and recognised at the dinner [as the winner of

the Sport Award], and it was nice to have the validation that the Trust was actually achieving to the level

that we thought” says Michael Wilson, Executive Officer of the Trust.

Established to promote and support participation in sport and recreation in Selwyn, the Trust’s primary

objective is to increase participation and volunteering in sport and active recreation by supporting,

coordinating and complementing existing providers – clubs, schools and community groups.

The Trust has grown steadily and everyone involved is passionate about identifying new opportunities,

filling gaps and delivering on the needs and desires of those they work with.

“Wow moments happen often, especially with younger children who are

so raw and real with their emotions. The Awards process really enabled us

to look back on our six year journey and reflect on those wow moments,”

says Michael.

He would definitely encourage others to enter the Awards and highly

recommends attending the Awards Gala Dinner. The dinner, he says, is a

celebration of everything Selwyn and allows individuals and businesses to

connect with others in the District who are also achieving amazing things.

So where to now?

“We will continue to grow!” say Michael. “Winning has allowed us to

develop the reputation and brand awareness [of the Trust] and we now

have faith in going out, telling our story and talking about what we are

trying to achieve.”

A place for all celebrated at

citizenship ceremony

It was a celebration for young and old as the country’s newest citizens

were welcomed at the Council’s monthly citizenship ceremony.

The ceremony saw 31 people from nine different nationalities

become New Zealand citizens. Among them were Mahsamae

Dokouhaki, 91, who moved from Iran 20 years ago to join her

daughter and family here.

She was joined by 14-year-old Oscar Gosling originally from England.

The first member of his family to become a New Zealander—Oscar

told the audience he moved to New Zealand at the age of four. “I

didn’t have any choice in that, but I have loved every moment in New

Zealand. I have immersed myself in New Zealand and I wish to thank

this country for everything it has done for me.”

Along with many families taking the oath together were friends for

20 years Dr Bhanupratap Vanga and Dr Venkata Chelikani who

studied for their doctorates here and had decided to become New

Zealanders together.

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori was also marked by Till and Tina Peters,

originally from Germany, who took their oath in te reo. Along with

marking Māori language week Mr Peters said they chose to take the

oath in te reo as the text seemed more modern.

Mr Peters told the group he first came to New Zealand in 2005 to

study before Mrs Peters joined him to travel and the pair fell in love

with the country. “I remember walking on a beach in New Brighton

thinking we will be back someday.”

Friends for 20 years Dr Venkata Chelikani and Dr Bhanupratap Vanga ready to pick up

their citizenship papers with Deputy Mayor Malcolm Lyall.

Kickstart your riding fun

Canterbury’s Kickstart Roadside motorcycle events are on soon,

with just two weeks till the first event in Selwyn.

Take a break on your weekend ride at one of our Kickstart Roadside

events starting in Tai Tapu on Sunday 6 October 9am–3pm. This free

event is all about encouraging riders to develop new skills that will

keep them safe when on the road.

There will be free coffee and great prizes up for grabs, plus a

chance to chat to motorcycle trainers and get information on the

Ride Forever motorcycle skills courses. These courses are heavily

subsidised and sponsored by ACC.

Attend any Kickstart Roadside event at Tai Tapu, Little River or

Oxford and you’re in the draw to win $200 worth of free motorcycle

gear or servicing from your choice of motorcycle retailer.

Attend one of the events and a Ride Forever course between 1

September and 30 November 2019 and you’re in the draw for

$1000 worth of motorcycle gear or servicing from your choice of

motorcycle retailer.

For more details visit selwyn.govt.nz/kickstart

We look forward to seeing you at our Kickstart Roadside events

in October!

Apply now for a Tertiary Scholarship

For application forms and details contact your school

or visit: selwyn.govt.nz/tertiaryscholarships

Council Call

Selwyn District Council

Norman Kirk Drive, Rolleston

Ph 347 2800 or 318 8338

Rolleston Library

Rolleston Drive, Rolleston

Ph 347 2880

Darfield Library & Service Centre

1 South Terrace, Darfield

Ph 318 8338 or 347 2780

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Notices

ALCOHOL NOTICES

Donut Incorporated Limited

has applied for an on licence.

Objections to this application are

open until Friday 27 September.

For more information go to

selwyn.govt.nz/alcoholnotices.

NOTICE OF PROPOSAL TO

CHANGE CLASSIFICATION

OF RESERVE WITHIN

SELWYN DISTRICT COUNCIL

The Selwyn District Council

is proposing to change the

classification of 859 square

metres of recreation reserve

held in Lot 60 Deposited Plan

347066 Record of Title 193482

on Devine Drive, Rolleston (near

Templeton), to local purpose

Meetings

Public Forums: Council,

Community Board and local

committee meetings are open

to the public. Time is available at

the start of meetings for people

to speak on matters of concern.

Please notify Therese Davel or

Bernadette Ryan if you wish to

speak at Council at least five

days before the meeting.

Township, Hall and Reserve

Committees: To list or make

changes to meeting details, email

meeting.changes@selwyn.govt.

nz or phone 347 2800 or

318 8338 by 9am Wednesday

the week before publication.

COUNCIL & COMMUNITY

BOARD

Road Safety Committee

Thu 19 Sept 9.30am

Weedons Pavilion

Malvern Community Board

Mon 23 Sept 4.30pm

Darfield Library

Property Committee

Wed 2 Oct 10am

West Melton Community and

Recreation Centre

(utility) reserve to reflect the

upgrade and expansion of

the nearby water treatment

plant, pursuant to Section

24(2)(b) of the Reserves Act.

Submissions are open until

5pm on Friday 18 October

2019. To make a submission

or for more information, email

property@selwyn.govt.nz or

write to Acquisitions, Disposals

& Leasing Officer, PO Box 90,

Rolleston 7643

SELWYN ARTISANS INVITED

TO SHOWCASE

Expressions of interest are

sought from Selwyn based

artisans and producers

interested in exhibiting at the

New Zealand Agricultural Show

Audit & Risk Subcommittee

Wed 2 Oct 11.30am

West Melton Community and

Recreation Centre

DISTRICT COMMITTEE

MEETINGS

Coalgate Township Committee

Tue 24 Sept 7.30pm

Coalgate Fire Station

Coalgate/Glentunnel Reserve

Management Committee

Tue 1 Oct 7.30pm

Coalgate Fire Station

Darfield Township Committee

Thu 19 Sept 7.30pm

Darfield Library

Doyleston Community

Committee

Wed 2 Oct 7.30pm

Doyleston Hall, Osborne Park

Glentunnel Community

Centre Committee

Tue 17 Sept 7.30pm

Glentunnel Community Centre

Glentunnel Township Committee

Mon 30 Sept 7.30pm

Glentunnel Community Centre

RFID tag flyers going out next week

this year. The show offers a

fantastic opportunity for Selwyn

businesses to showcase their

product, increase sales and

make great connectionss.

Selwyn District Council is

organising a site to promote

Selwyn as a food basket of

producers; increase awareness

of what the district has to

offer; and provide Selwyn

artisans with an opportunity to

grow their business. For more

information and an expression

of interest form please contact

Shay via phone 03 347 2956,

or email tourism@selwyn.

govt.nz. Completed forms

must be received by Friday 20

September, 5pm.

Hororata Citizens Committee

Tue 24 Sept 7.30pm, Hororata Hall

Hororata Reserve

Management Committee

Wed 2 Oct 7.30pm, Hororata Hall

Leeston Park Committee

Mon 30 Sept 8pm

Leeston Park Pavilion

Rolleston Residents’

Association Inc

Mon 23 Sept 7pm

Rolleston Community Centre

Springston Community

Committee & Springston

Recreation Reserve Committee

Wed 18 Sept 7.30pm

Errol Tweedy Pavilion,

Springston Reserve

Springston Hall Committee

Fri 4 Oct 4pm, Springston Hall

Tai Tapu Community Association

Annual General Meeting

Wed 2 Oct 7.30pm

Tai Tapu Hotel Function Room

Waihora Park Reserve Committee

Tue 1 Oct 7.30pm

Waihora Bowling Club

The first Selwyn houses to get their RFID electronic bin tags will start receiving information on the

tagging process next week.

The stocktake and tagging of the district’s 51,000 bins is expected to take six to eight months to

complete. It will see addresses checked for all bins and an RFID tag fitted to each bin. The tag is

automatically scanned each time the bin is collected. It will allow the Council to maintain accurate records

of the bins at each property, allowing for a more efficient service and to ensure fair charging for all.

Flyers will be sent to the first houses next week and text alerts the day before the tagging crew is in your

area. A small round yellow sticker will be applied to the side of each bin once the tag has been fitted.

For more information please visit selwyn.govt.nz/binstocktake.

Meet the candidates evenings

Public ‘Meet the Candidate’ meetings are being held in a number of locations across the district during

the election period.

These meetings are not organised by the Council. They are generally organised by local community

groups. Anyone organising public meetings, which are open to all candidates, can send the event details

to electoral.officer@selwyn.govt.nz and we will endeavour to list these in Council Call and on our website.

Upcoming ‘Meet the Candidate’ meetings are being held at these locations:

Ellesmere Ward:

Leeston Community Room, 11 Messines Road,

Wednesday 18 September, 7pm

Candidates for Ellesmere Ward, Selwyn Mayor

and Environment Canterbury Mid-Canterbury/

Opakihi Constituency.

On the roads this week

Selwyn Central Ward:

Rolleston Community Centre, Monday 23

September, 7pm

West Melton Community and Recreation Centre,

Wednesday 25 September, 7pm

Zig Zag Road will be closed for maintenance from 6.30am–6pm until Friday 27 September. A detour will be in

place. Footpath construction is taking place in Darfield on Kimberley Road, Lincoln on Heathridge Place and

Prebbleton on Carpenter Drive and Hinterland Drive. These footpaths will be closed during the construction.

Selwyn Events

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Teddy Bears’ Day Out

Lincoln Green, 10am–1pm

Lincoln Farmers’ and Craft Market are

having a Teddy Bears’ Day Out on the

Green beside Lincoln Library. Lots of

activities for the children and a special

appearance by Lolytwist.

The importance of soil to

feeding the world

Lincoln Envirotown Community

Gardens, 10–11.30am

A workshop on soils by Roger

McLenaghan and Judith van Dijk from

Lincoln University will be held at 35

James Street. Gold coin donation.

Please park on the street. Contact Ruth

021 074 3905 for more information.

Confident Drivers Course

Lincoln Event Centre,

9.30am–2.30pm

Are you over 60 years or know

someone who is? Mature drivers

can attend a free confident driving

course run by Age Concern. The

course includes a refresher on the

road rules and new changes. For more

information visit selwyn.govt.nz/events.

Food Lovers Masterclass

Lincoln Event Centre, 10am–12pm

This session, hosted by ‘waste-free

warrior’ and motivational speaker

Kate Meads, focuses on education

around ways to reduce food waste

when cooking and preparing meals.

Tickets are $25 each or for a couple.

Every ticket comes with a $100

goodie bag. Bookings required at

wastefreeparenting.co.nz

Waste Free Parenting

Workshop

Lincoln Event Centre, 6.30pm–9pm

Kate Meads, ‘waste-free warrior’ and

motivational speaker, will teach you

exciting and inspiring ways to minimise

waste, while introducing you to

modern sustainable products for use

in the home. Tickets are $25 each or

for a couple. Every ticket comes with a

$100 goodie bag. Bookings required at

wastefreeparenting.co.nz.

Annual Spring Fair

St John’s Anglican, High Street,

Leeston, 9.30am–12pm

Heaps of fun and games for everyone

at the Anglican parish of Ellesmere

Spring Fair. Enjoy pony rides, bouncy

castle, face painting, stalls selling food,

plants, and a monster Bargain Bin in

the church hall for the 69 th annual fair.

CultureFest

Lincoln Domain, 10am–4pm

CultureFest 2019 will showcase the

growing diversity of the district and

the delights of home with more than

30 different cultures taking part. Take

a culinary tour of the world, enjoy

fantastic performances, arts, crafts,

demonstrations and have a go at some

of the fun activities on offer.

For information on listing a community event visit

www.selwyn.govt.nz/councilcall

Leeston Library & Service Centre

19 Messines Street, Leeston

Ph 347 2871

Lincoln Library & Service Centre

Gerald Street, Lincoln

Ph 347 2876

(03) 347 2800

Darfield call free 318 8338

www.selwyn.govt.nz

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West Melton rider eyes

SPORT

up South Island event

EMILY CAMMOCK has won

another Eventing Canterbury

class on Shaw Lee.

The West Melton rider took

out the 4* class in the two-day

event at the National Equestrian

Centre in McLeans Island on

Sunday.

She is now chasing more

honours on the horse over

spring, with the South Island

three-day event on her radar in

just under a month.

She was pleased with her

thoroughbred, especially after

he followed on from two classy

performances in the dressage

and show-jumping phases on

Saturday.

“The rain didn’t worry him (on

Saturday),” she said.

“He was as happy as, he felt

really confident. (On Sunday) I

didn’t go fast at all and he was

awesome. He jumped really well

and he feels absolutely fantastic.”

Cammock, who is in New

Zealand’s high performance

potential squad, recently had

lessons with high performance

eventing coach Jeff McVean.

“While he didn’t tell me

anything massive, he made me

realise that I knew in my own

mind what I wanted to achieve,”

she said.

“I just needed someone on the

DOMINANT: West Melton rider Emily Cammock was in good

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ground to tell me how to make it

happen.”

Leading from start to finish

is quite a feat in eventing, and

there were three others besides

Cammock who managed the

achievement.

Amberley’s Grace Gormack

on her grey rosewood Zakee

won the Melwood Equestrian

CCN80 – S under-21 year class,

Waipara’s Courtney Davis

and her young horse Reason

to Believe won the Rangiora

Equestrian Supplies CCN80

class, and Christchurch’s Lucy

Cochrane on Gymanji won the

Continuous Spouting CCN105 –

S under-21 class.

The Eventing Canterbury

South Island three-day event

will take place at the National

Equestrian Centre from October

11-13.

TALENTED: Celyn Edwards left his mark in the pool during the

world championships at the London Aquatic Centre. ​

Top results at world champs

for Sewlyn para-swimmer

• By Jacob Page

CELYN EDWARDS earned two

top eight international rankings

in the World Para-Swimming

Championships at the London

Aquatic Centre.

The 18-year-old, who trains

with the Selwyn Swim Club and

was New Zealand’s flag-bearer

at the opening ceremony, swam

a personal best to finish sixth in

the final of the men’s 100m S8

backstroke with a time of 1min

12.94sec.

He backed that up with eighth

in the 100m S9 butterfly final in

a time of 1min 09.03sec.

The championships finished

on Monday. Edwards, who lost

an arm in a car accident when

he was five, was disqualified in

the 200m individual medley

heat due to a technicality on his

transition to breaststroke when

he was on pace to be ranked

ninth in the world.

While he missed out on the

final of the 100m breaststroke,

his time in the heat of 1min

23.50sec saw him ranked 14th in

the world.

Edwards said on social media

he is keen to return home and

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SeniorNet

Lincoln on Wednesday, 10amnoon,

Leeston on Thursday,

10am-noon and Rolleston on

Fiday 10am-noon

SeniorNet brings older adults

and technology together in a

friendly, fun and stress-free way.

It’s for people over the age of 50

who’d like to learn more about

technology and what it can do

for them. To join in Rolleston or

Lincoln phone Tui Heighway 027

765 5194 and for Leeston phone

Terry Pierson 324 2300.

Lincoln Event Centre, Leeston

Library and Rolleston Men’s Shed

Daddy Daughter Time

Leeston on Saturday,

1-3pm

Head along to this familyfriendly

event to get creative

decorating cupcakes. Everything

you need will be available,

just take along your imagination.

$10 per family. Bookings

essential.

Leeston Library

Babytimes

Lincoln on Wednesday, 9.30-

10am, and Rolleston on Thursday,

9.30-10am

Share rhymes, stories and

songs to support your baby’s

early language development,

communication and social skills.

Take a blanket. Aimed at those

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aged up to one, but older siblings

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Lincoln and Rolleston libraries

Rhymetimes

Rolleston on Wednesday,

9.30-10am, Lincoln on

Tuesday and Friday, 9.30-10am,

Leeston on Tuesday, 10-10.30am,

Darfield on Tuesday, 10.30-11am

Stories, songs, rhymes

and bubbles make up this

Rhymetimes session, which is

designed to assist with early

language development. Aimed

at children aged one to three.

Free, weekly sessions, term-time

only.

Rolleston, Lincoln, Leeston and

Darfield libraries

Discovery Time

Lincoln on Sunday, 1.30-3pm

Head along to discover a new,

fun and creative activity each

week at the library. Drop in, no

bookings necessary.

Lincoln Library

JP Clinics

Rolleston on Monday, noon-

1pm, Lincoln on Tuesday, 10am-

1pm, Darfield on Wednesday,

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oaths, declarations, affidavits

or affirmations, as well as sign

citizenship, sponsorship or rates

rebates applications.

Darfield, Lincoln and Rolleston

libraries

‘Recycle-Reclaim-Rebuild’

Lincoln on Wednesday-

Thursday, 11.30am-2.30pm

and Friday-Sunday, 10am-4pm

A new exhibition by Juergen

Esperscheutz and Isabelle Pattis.

head along and be inspired by

this eclectic collection of art

and photography that celebrates

recycled materials and the

rebuild of Christchurch.

Down by the Liffey Gallery

Markets

Darfield Market: Saturday,

9am-noon, opposite Challenge

Darfield, South Tce.

Market@254: Saturday,

9.30am-1pm, rain or shine,

254 Lawford Rd, West

Melton.

Lincoln Farmers and Craft

Market: Saturday, 10am-1pm,

Gerald St.

West Melton Market:

Saturday, 9am-noon, 600 West

Melton Rd.

Leeston Farmers Market:

Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm, 75

High St, Leeston.

Running groups

Rolleston Road Runners:

Thursday registration from

6.15pm for a 6.30pm start.

3km, 6km and 9km options in

Foster Park, next to the gravel

car park.

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Malvern Road Runners:

Tuesday registration from

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3km and 6km options. Meet at

McHughs Plantation.

Ellesmere Road Runners:

Wednesday registration from

5.45pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or

6km walk or run. Starts from

Leeston Physiotherapy.

Foster Park Run: Saturday

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Tasty Bites

Liquid treats with a bite to enjoy over spring

Spring is here and that means freshness, colour, warmth, sunshine and being outdoors. Fresh produce is becoming more abundant and some flavours are

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•Sunshine

Ingredients

Fresh pawpaw

Apple juice

Ice

30ml Midori

15ml Malibu

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Blend pawpaw and apple juice.

In a glass filled with ice, pour

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gently with the juice mix.

•Sugar plum

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Ice

30ml vodka (optional)

15ml Cointreau liqueur

‘Famous for their roasts!’

(optional)

Orange and plum bitters

15ml elderflower cordial

1 lemon

Soda

Directions

Add ice to a glass. If using

spirits, pour vodka and

Cointreau over the ice. Spritz

the ice with bitters and add

elderflower cordial.

Top with soda and squeeze

over two wedges of lemon.

•Turkish delight

Ingredients

Green tea infused with rose

petals (available online)

30ml Irish whiskey

15ml Galliano original

Dash sugar syrup

Ice

Lime wedges to garnish

Directions

Steep rose petal-infused green

tea as per instructions and allow

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pour over whiskey, Galliano and

sugar syrup.

Serve with lime wedges.

•Garden party

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1/2 glass of apple cider

1/2 glass of V8 carrot and orange

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Frozen berries to garnish

Directions

Blend together the apple cider

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•Zestful bounty

Ingredients

1 pear, peeled and cored

Sprig of mint

1 cup grapefruit juice

11/2 cups ice

Beetroot, pomegranate and

raspberry juice

Directions

Blend (in a high-speed blender

or NutriBullet) the pear, mint,

grapefruit juice and one cup of

ice.

Fill glass with remaining ice

and pour over juice to taste.

Then pour pear mixture over the

top.

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Ingredients

30ml gin

15ml lemoncillo

Citrus bitters or 30ml Seedlip

Garden

15ml fresh lime juice

Ice

Sparkling Chi (original herb

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Lemon and cucumber, to garnish

Directions

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Garnish with fresh lemon and

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With many years of experience, Pumps & Filters is a

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Whether you need a heavy duty pumping

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“We are happy to travel throughout

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Jason Marshall, Branch Manager at Pumps

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Pumps & Filters supplies and installs

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They also test water and install water

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Pumps & Filters has the latest variable

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HOME PROFESSIONALS

Refreshing your home for summer

As the warmer weather approaches, it is

a great opportunity to refresh your home

for summer living – and it does not need to

cost the earth.

The keys to a summer make-over are

bright colours and light fabrics. Start by

checking each room and thinking about

ways to introduce a lighter more colourful

look.

In the bedroom, a simple refresh of the

duvet in a lovely crisp cotton can make

a huge difference. Try coastal inspired

patterns in blues and aqua.

Floor cushions can create a cosy seating

area in the sun and can be a fun element

for casual summer decorating. Choose

colourful cushions for lounging on and

look at introducing a low table for drinks

or a book.

Create your own indoor garden with a

fresh display of pot plants inside. Ferns and

palm trees can refresh any room bringing

the outside in and creating a contrast to

plain walls. Have fun with the pots and use

a different range of sizes to add interest.

A new shower curtain can also brighten

and add a new design dimension to your

bathroom without a big investment in cost.

Adding towels that match with your new

shower curtain will change the look of your

bathroom almost effortlessly.

Outdoor lights help create a wonderful

mood and atmosphere to your outdoor

space. Solar powered they can be anything

from lights guiding people up a path way to

a dazzling display of twinkling fairy lights

in a tree. Think about some other options

like uplights in certain spaces to really give

a feel of occasion and magic when you are

entertaining outside.

Summer decorating is also about more

than just creating a fun vibrant look. With

the huge range of candles and diffusers

around, tropical and citrusy scents can

set the mood for summer in your home.

By tying in the colours and designs of

your candle holders and diffusers to the

individual room your home will smell of

summer.

Summer decorating can be fun and a

great excuse to update your décor without

going into debt. A few plants, a new duvet

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Gardening without guesswork

The next few months are the best time to get your garden looking fabulous after the winter.

Preparation is key with gardening, says

Gemma Odering from Intelligro, so make

sure your garden beds get a freshen up and

your raised beds are cleaned and prepped

for the new season planting.

If you are thinking of creating a vegetable

garden for the first time, Intelligro has

a special veggie garden mix with all the

necessary nutrients needed to encourage

healthy growth and development. These

mixes come in bags as well as bulk so you

can grab a little or a lot depending on the

size of your garden.

If your veggie garden is already

established now is the time to dig through

some compost and fertiliser or, for a more

organic approach, sheep pellets or blood

and bone.

It is also the perfect time to plant seed

potatoes with Intelligro’s 2kg range and six

packs of Agria, Jersey Benne and Haylo.

They have a guide on their website www.

igro.co.nz with more information about

planting seed potatoes.

Weeds love this time of year, competing

with your plants for space and nutrients.

When removing weeds make sure you

remove the roots as well and are careful

not to spread any seeds at the same time.

It is also a good time to sow, repair

or fertilise lawns, says Gemma, and

Intelligro’s handy lawn guide on their

website provides plenty of useful

information about creating a beautiful

lawn this year. They also stock a good lawn

seed in both 1 and 5 kg bags and a wide

range of fertilisers and other products

including bark and compost.

When handling potting mixes,

remember about the risk of legionnaires

and make sure you keep yourself safe by

wearing gloves and a mask. Open bags in

open spaces not in an enclosed area like

a shed. Dampening down the mix before

use is also recommended and wash your

hands after every session in the garden.

Intelligro is situated at 261 Manion

Road in Rolleston and is open seven days

a week from 8am until 5pm Monday to

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HOME PROFESSIONALS

Electrical expertise

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The increasing rate of residential development has seen many new

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Since its inception Laser Electrical has

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The placement of lighting, electric sockets

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your ideas with you and advise on the most

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Many of today’s home owners want

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where Laser Electrical are up-to-date with

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Not only can they offer advice on all

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Timers can be fitted to your heating

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Laser Electrical is a highly professional

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Laser Electrical and their neighbours

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Perfect time for creating

your dream pool

Summer is on its way and the weather reporters are saying it is going to be a long hot one.

That brings to mind thoughts of having that outdoor swimming pool that you have always

wanted and the fun you and your family will have splashing about in your own back yard.

“Now is an ideal time to organise the

install of your pool, whether it is planned for

Christmas or the many months following it

is best to get things in the system now ,” says

Julie Hastings who owns Lagoon Pools with

husband Warren.

Lagoon Pools installs pools in sizes to suit

both large and small sections, ranging from

five metres to 12 metres in length with a

variety of widths, colours and shapes. There

really is a pool for every site.

Lagoon Pools is the Leisure Pools dealer

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Julie and Warren recently attended the

Leisure Pools conference and have some

new pools and colour options that can also

be viewed at the Leisure Pools website at

www.leisurepools.co.nz. Pool automation

is also becoming more popular with

equipment monitoring and settings right at

your fingertips from any location.

Additional features including pool

lighting, fountains and spa jets can enhance

the pool area, transforming it into an

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friends can relax in the outdoors, Julie says.

It takes around five days to install a pool

and the finishing touches can take from four

weeks depending upon the design. Not only

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“It is always very satisfying to see a project

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Contact Lagoon Pools by phoning Julie

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You can also visit their website www.

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Bee aware this month

September is Bee Aware Month, a

nation-wide celebration of bees and their

importance to our ecosystem, food chain

and economy.

Agriculture Minister Hon Damien

O’Connor inspected the Prime Minister’s

beehives based at Premier House in

Wellington to mark the beginning of Bee

Aware Month. He told young beekeepers

from Te Aro School that bees were the most

important animal in the world and needed

our protection.

“Without bees we wouldn’t have

pollination, and without pollination we

wouldn’t have food. If we look after the

bees then they can look after pollination.”

Bee Aware Month is coordinated by

Apiculture New Zealand, and the theme

this year is: ‘Love our Bees’. New Zealanders

are being asked to show their love by taking

some simple steps to improve bee health

such as: planting bee-friendly plants like

wildflowers, providing clean water for

bee rehydration, choosing bee-friendly

pesticides and spraying safely.

Bees also provide the much-loved sweet

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an opportunity to celebrate of the wide

range of delicious and unique honeys

produced here in New Zealand.

Apiculture New Zealand chief executive

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support our hard-working bees.

“We are lucky to have a healthy bee

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Submissions open

on chemical review

The Environmental Protection Authority

(EPA) is seeking submissions on a proposed

review of the hazard classifications of a

range of substances.

The EPA regulates pesticides, household

chemicals and other dangerous goods and

substances under the Hazardous Substances

and New Organisms Act. As well as

evaluating and approving substances, we can

reassess substances and make new decisions

about whether the hazard classifications and

controls (rules around their use) need to be

updated.

We are proposing to update the hazard

classifications of 79 substances – including

single chemicals, and mixtures containing

chemicals - to take into account new

information such as study data, and reviews

or assessments by overseas chemical

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The hazardous properties of a substance

are classified to determine how, when

considered in combination with the likely

exposure to the substance, the risks can be

managed. Changes to hazard classifications

may result in changes to the controls that

apply to the substances.

The substances covered in the review

include iodocarb (a fungicide and

antimicrobial used in paints, agrichemicals,

and timber treatment products) and sulfur

(uses include as a component in fertilisers;

in animal care and nutritional products).

This application is being processed as a

modified reassessment, which means that

only specific aspects of the approvals will be

considered during the reassessment, and the

approvals cannot be revoked (i.e. substances

cannot be banned) in this process.

Suppliers, manufacturers and users

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application documents to see whether

their products are affected by the proposed

changes.

This chemical review is part of our

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700 chemicals were screened during the

development of the PCL, and we continue

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Big lawns thus require

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No time to dawdle, there’s plenty to do in the garden

AS OUR recent weather has

served to prove spring is often

very unsettled, but by the end of

the month, temperatures have

usually risen and the growth in

the garden abounds.

There are a million tasks to do

in the garden; all enjoyable, especially

the planting of the summer

vegetable garden.

It’s probably the most active

time of the year in the vegetable

garden. Prepare the area well by

adding in new compost in significant

quantities.

All summer vegetables can

now be safely planted, including

courgettes/zucchini, cucumbers,

beans, beetroot, carrots, celery,

corn, leeks, lettuce, melons,

onions, radish, pumpkin and

tomato.

To avoid vegetables all maturing

at one time, stagger your

plantings as continuous cropping

and supply is much preferable. As

plants become established, apply

light side dressings of vegetable

fertiliser to help develop strong

healthy plants. Water young

plants regularly and deeply to

encourage a strong root system.

The last of winter flowing annuals

can now be removed and the

soil prepared for new plantings.

As with the vegetable plot, add

plenty of compost to the soil and

dig it over well to create a fine

tilth (breadcrumb like texture)

ready for planting. Summer flowering

annuals can include alyssum,

asters, cornflowers, californian

poppy, cosmos, livingstone

daisy, lobelia, marigolds, nemesia,

petunias, portulaca, phlox, salvias,

sweet peas and zinnias.

Early varieties of strawberries

will begin to ripen towards

the end of next month. Check

plants for any signs of grey mould

(botrytis). Remove any infected

leaves and ensure there is enough

pea straw, mulch or hay around

plants to keep developing berries

clean and healthy

It’s a busy time for lawn lovers.

The first application of lawn fertiliser

can now be made; hopefully

at the same time as spring rain,

otherwise water it thoroughly

after applying.

Sow seed where there are bare

TASKS: Get

the mower

out, spring

growth

means they

will need

mowing every

week. Get

plants into

containers.

parts of the lawn, add new topsoil

before broadcasting the seed and

lightly water to activate germination.

Mow your lawn regularly to

encourage vigorous growth.

Classical winter flowering

shrubs such as rhododendrons,

camellias and azaleas are now

coming to the end of flowering.

They may require some minor

pruning before they break into

spring growth. Apply fertiliser to

these plants in late next month

and apply mulch all around your

shrubs.

Now is a great time to plant

containers and pots with summer

flowering annuals such as

petunias which are a favourite

to provide colour throughout

summer months. Start your new

seasons display by removing

existing potting mix, thoroughly

cleaning the container before

refilling with new container mix

and planting.

In the herb garden, remove any

old plants from the previous season

herb garden. Plant out new

seasons herbs, including those

that are frost tender such as basil.

Clip your herb plants frequently

for culinary use and to encourage

fresh young growth.

Spring

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Garden

the

We have certainly had a mixed bag weather-wise for the start of spring – which is fairly typical

here in Canterbury. Patience is a virtue and one to be applied to gardening at this time of year.

Below are some things you can do now to get started.

raISe plantS From Seed

This is a great activity to get you started and give you a head start on

the growing season without risking your hard work being undone. Late

frosts and heavy rain can not only dampen your soil, but also your

spirits if you have planted out and then lose your plants to bad weather.

Handy tIP: use our Seed Raising Mix and Intellipots to get started.

Sprout Seed potatoeS

You can start sprouting seed potatoes now, ready to

plant out into garden plots, raised beds or pots and

containers.

We have a handy 6 pack or a larger 2kg bag of

Agria, Jersey Benne and Haylo in store and online.

Head to our website for a handy guide to growing

seed potatoes.

rejuvenate Your SoIl

Your soil will thank you for a boost of

nutrients in preparation for the growing

season. Organic Compost, Sheep Pellets

and Blood and Bone are great options

for this. If you have some areas in your

garden you aren’t sure what to do with,

then pop in and see our team for some

helpful advice.

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Intelligro is excited to again be the principal

sponsor for the annual Spring Fling. We are getting

geared up for the event, and have our fingers

crossed for a warm and sunny day!

The day will offer plenty for everyone, with arts

& crafts stalls, garden tours, demonstrations, live

music, a silent auction and more! Oh and of course,

food and coffee! Our expert Nursery-man Michael

will be doing demonstrations and answering any

gardening questions you have. You can purchase

tickets from our shop for just $15.00. This event

helps to support Lincoln Community Care charity.

Date: Sunday 6th October

Location: Broadfield Gardens

Time: 11am - 4pm

KeepIng YourSelF SaFe

Your health is your biggest asset so you want to

protect it as well as you can. Gardening has many

health benefits, but safety measures should be

taken to protect yourselves from the sun as well as

Legionnaires Disease. The old saying slip, slop, slap

and wrap applies here, and we also add suggest to

slip on some gloves and slap on a mask. For more

detailed information head to our website for our

safety guide.

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Like our Facebook page and

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Feisty Kia Cerato deserves GT badge

Motoring

Ross Kiddie

HISTORICALLY, hot

hatchbacks had three doors – take

Peugeot’s 205 GTi, Volkwagen’s

GTi and Toyota’s Corolla GT, for

example.

That’s all changed, most of the

affordable fun cars which fit into

that category now have four doors

– or five – as is the case of Kia’s

Cerato GT.

The Cerato range entered a

new generation early this year. It

consists of six models, two sedans

and four hatchbacks. Amidst the

line-up is what Kia label GT-Line,

and I drove that 2-litre car in

June.

Not to be confused with GT-

Line is another sporty variant

within the range, and it is badged

simply GT.

Although specification within

the two nameplates is similar,

the GT differs markedly from

GT-Line in terms of driveline

mechanicals; instead of the

naturally-aspirated 2-litre engine,

the GT gets a turbocharged unit

of 1.6-litre. Although the Cerato

GT is all-new, the engine is pretty

much a carryover, it was first seen

a few years ago in some Hyundai

product and in Kia’s own Soul,

Koup and Pro_cee’d GT.

This engine has all of the ingredients

which make the Cerato

GT a true hot hatch. It is rated

by Kia at 150kW (6000rpm),

and with 265Nm available all of

the way between 1500rpm and

4500rpm it has a broad spread of

power through the rev range. If

you take into account that the entire

car weighs in at just 1385kg,

then there is a solid power-toweight

advantage.

What’s more, the engine is one

of the sweetest you could find in

a car of this type, it is an absolute

honey in terms of delivery, there

is no raucous sound, just a tantalising

throb out of the exhaust

pipes, it sings delightfully as it

heads towards the red line which,

incidentally, is a lively 6500rpm.

It works the top end willingly,

yet, as I’ve mentioned, the torque

spread is its greatest asset, it

works the bottom end forcefully

and without lag.

I’d really like to drive this car

with manual gearbox, a six-speed

manual has been hooked to this

engine before, but I’m picking

that’s never going to be an option

in today’s automatic-focussed

market. Instead, drive is transferred

through a seven-speed dual

clutch transmission which is as

close to a manual as you’ll get to

experience these days. There are

only two pedals, so you treat it as

KIA CERATO GT: Turbocharged engine supplies true hot

hatchback performance.

an automatic. The ratios extract

well the power outputs, and shifts

are lightning fast. Paddle-shifters

allow the driver to be involved in

the gearchange process if he/she

feels the desire to do that. There

are also adjustable drive modes

which the driver can choose to set

the engine management protocols

for each type of journey.

The Cerato GT wouldn’t really

deserve the GT label if it didn’t

have the figures to back it up.

Kia claims a 7.7sec time to reach

100km/h from a standstill, while

by my stopwatch it will lunge

through a highway overtake

(80-120km/h) in 4.8sec. These

compare well to its competition,

when I evaluated the Peugeot

308 GT recently, its power and

performance figures were almost

identical.

In recent years motor vehicle

manufacturers have also used

turbocharging as a technique to

enhance fuel efficiency. I’m not

• Price – Kia Cerato GT,

$41,990

• Dimensions – Length,

4510mm; width, 1800mm;

height, 1440mm

• Configuration – Fourcylinder,

front-wheel-drive,

1591cc, 150kW, 265Nm,

seven-speed dual clutch

automatic.

• Performance –

0-100km/h, 7.7sec

• Fuel usage – 6.8l/100km

saying the high-boost set-up

in the Cerato GT is structured

for that, but as a car it still has

satisfactory fuel use stats. Kia

also claims a 6.8-litre per 100km

(41mpg) combined cycle average.

At 100km/h on the highway, the

evaluation car was recording a

5.5l/100km (51mpg) instantaneous

figure with the engine turning

over at a lively 2100rpm.

When I took the car back to the

dealership, the average readout

was sitting at 8l/100km (35mpg).

By my reckoning, these are good

figures given I used the turbo

boost often just to feel the surge.

I took the test car west to the

Malvern Hills, the roads were

drenched through rain so there

wasn’t much of a chance to test

chassis control, but the fully independent

set-up in the Cerato is

true GT material. Bear in mind it

is the only model in the range that

has the advanced set-up, others

have a more simplistic rear torsion

beam suspension. The spring

and damper rates are a little firm,

but you’d want nothing less.

There is just enough compliance

to absorb road bumps, but

the benefit is the way the suspension

controls body movement

and gives the tyres the best

possible chance of maintaining

grip. Incidentally, the 225/40 x

18in Michelin Pilot Sport rubber

is perfect for this car, the ride is

quiet and steerage wonderfully

direct.

Kia has things pretty much its

own way in the affordable midsize

GT market. Sure, there are

a couple of other models which

sit in that segment – Peugeot’s

GT, as mentioned, VW’s Polo GT

and Suzuki’s Swift, and at $41,990

the Cerato GT is keenly priced

against the Euros.

It’s also a car that is far from

selfish, it will easily cater as a

serious five-seater, and because of

its practicality it’s easy to see why

the five-door layout makes it a

tempting proposition.


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always wanted. So, what are you waiting for? Come on over and see for yourself what life

could be like in a Jennian Home.

To promote your

showhome in our

Show home

Guide

Contact Elaine Moon

Ph. (03) 364 7436

Mob. 021 914 335

elaine.moon@starmedia.kiwi

Classic Builders

New Show Home Coming Soon

Acland Park, Rolleston

Phone Dave 021 196 1480

www.classicbuilders.co.nz

LOOKING FOR DESIGN INSPIRATION?

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Open Wednesday to Sunday

12pm - 4pm

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Open Wednesday to Sunday

12pm - 4pm

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37 & 39 Prestons Park Drive

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Both open Wednesday to Sunday

12pm - 4pm

Show Room/Office:

31 Watts Road, Sockburn

0800 8444 88 or 03 3427788

www.signature.co.nz

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SHOWHOMES:

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Open Wed-Sun 12pm-4pm

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Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

0800 844 488

signature.co.nz

Promote your Showhome throughout

Christchurch to over 93,000 homes

To advertise in

The Showhome Guide

Contact Elaine: (03) 364 7436

elaine.moon@starmedia.kiwi

Contact Elaine Moon - Phone 03 364 7436 elaine.moon@starmedia.kiwi


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We’re for

local

sport

From Kaikoura,

to Christchurch,

to Ashburton,

we have it

covered


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Caravans, Motorhomes

& Traliers

CARAVAN Wanted to

buy. Up to $5000 cash

today 027 488-5284.

Church Notices

Prayers with

Neighbours

“The earth is but one

country and mankind

its citizens”

You are invited to a

harmonious, spiritual

evening aimed at providing

an atmosphere for elevated

conversation, celebrating

unity in diversity, fellowship

and tolerance inspired by the

principals of the Bahai Faith.

OPeN TO all faiThS

aNd walkS Of life

Starting 7 September and

every Saturday at

Rolleston Community

Centre from 7pm-8pm

For general information visit

www.bahai.org

For evening information

contact Ivan 027 484 9940

SHELTERBELT TRIMMING

Boundary

Trimming

Call Tony Dempsey

Phone 03 325 3256

Mobile 0274 323 943

Specialising in:

Driveways

Outdoor Areas

Patios, Pathways,

Residential

& Commercial Floors

Professional Advice

Free Quotes

Frank McWatt

03 423 9344

027 274 0342

allwaysconcrete@gmail.com

www.allwaysconcrete.nz

Select Services

Need a hand?

✤ Lawns & Edges

✤ Landscaping

✤ Gardening

✤ Hedge Trimming

✤ Handyman Jobs

✤ Casual or One Off

Phone Mike Lineton

022 341 8848

Your local

Selwyn District

GARDENER/

HANDYMAN

Select Services

PESt

coNtRol

• Spider proofing &

insect control

• all other

pest

problems

Rob & Scott WaRloW

Established since 1987

Qualified & Experienced Professional

office: 03 337 9553

Rob: 027 436 1169

Scott: 021 168 6118

Member of Pest Management

Assoc. of NZ

SELWYN TIMES

Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100

Classic Cars & Motorcycles

Towing

For safe, damage free

car transportation

call Ashley’s Tow Taxi

Special care for special cars

ASHLEY’S TOW TAXI

Breakdown & Relocation

0800 TOW TAXI • 0800 869 8294

Footwear

SCHOOL Shoes worn

out? Extend their life

with new heels, back

linings, stitching and

patching. Drop them into

Cobbler Glenn’s Agend:

Magnitude Sports, Unit

6, 92 Rolleston Drive,

Rolleston

ellesmere

lions

Pea straw

now available

We deliver:

Small bales $6

Medium squares

(equivalent of

10 small bales)

$50

Contact

alex Hayward

03 324 4094

Footwear

SCHOOL Shoes worn

out? Extend their life

with new heels, back

linings, stitching and

patching. Drop them into

Cobbler Glenn’s Agend:

Magnitude Sports, Unit

6, 92 Rolleston Drive,

Rolleston

Gardening & Supplies

Macrocarpa Sleepers

200x100

Ideal for

landscaping

1-5m

We cut to

length

SUPPLIES LIMITED

Phone

021 325 661

653 Ellesmere Road, Lincoln

www.macrocarpasupplies.co.nz

Heating

Log Fires

Pellet Fires

Heat Pumps

Sales

Service

Installations

Free Quotes

03 343 1651

472 Blenheim Rd

www.heatstore.co.nz

Select Services

ADD SOME

COLOUR

TO YOUR ADVERT!

Livestock Tenders & Poultry

CLEARING

SALE

HAZLETT AGRI-SUPPLIES

8TH ANNUAL PLANT &

MACHINERY SALE

Corner Homebush & Clintons Road,

Darfield - Entry off Clintons Road

Friday 27th Sept 2019 - 11am start

Items to expect in sale:

> Fence netting - sheep, deer,beef, horse

> Gates - chainlink, deer, cattle yard

> Y posts, fence wire

> Water tanks, water pipe coils, pipe fittings

> VNS perennial ryegrass, fodder beet

> Ryegrass & clover seed mix

> Troughs, dog bowls > Agri chemicals

> Machinery attachments > Farm equipment

More detailed list to follow next weekend.

Photos and further information will be added

to www.hazlett.nz – “What’s On”

Signposted from West Coast Road.

A light lunch will be provided.

Conditions of Sale: As applicable to the NZSSAA. Sale will be

conducted purchase price plus GST. All intending purchasers

must register prior to the sale. Terms are strictly cash or

cheque unless prior arrangements have been made with

the Auctioneers. EFTPOS facilities available.

Please Contact:

Hamish Marshall 027 462 0158

Brett Nettleton 027 462 0117

Scott McIlroy 027 462 0160

Phil Manera 027 462 0125

hazlett.nz

Hedge tRimming

& gaRden

maintenance

• Hedge Trimming

• Small Trees and Shrubs Topped,

Shaped or Removed

• Trenching and Digging Buckets

• Garden Maintenance

• Landscaping

• Cleanups Available

• Wood Splitter for Hire

JuSt Small

HedgeS

Stu Reid OWNER OPERATOR

Phone: (03) 325-4664 | Mobile: 021-500-519

hedgesandmore.co.nz

Select Services

GLAZING

TWISTY GLASS &

GLAZING LTD

Formally Stephen Thom Glazing 2012 Ltd

• Mirrors • Pet Door Specialists

• Splashbacks • All Broken Windows

THE CAT DOOR MAN

Phone Cushla or Darren Twist

027 352 6225

Full Site and

Lawn Preparation

Landscaping

Roll Out Lawn

Irrigation

Free QuoteS

Contact Scott

0800 4 GRASS or

03 347 5555

sprayongrass.co.nz

To Let

RENT ME!

Ideal as an extra

bedroom or office.

no bond required

Tours

Fully insulated and double glazed for warmth.

Three convenient sizes from $70 a week:

Standard 3.6m x 2.4m

Large 4.2m x 2.4m | Xtra-large 4.8m x 2.4m

Visit our website

www.justcabins.co.nz

for display cabin locations

www.justcabins.co.nz

Trades & Services

No job to big or small.

Supply carpet, underlay and garage carpet.

Experienced in installing second hand carpet.

Carpet samples.

Free measure and quote!

Call David 0272319931

www.davidfarmercarpetlayer.co.nz

BUILDING REPAIRS

GIB STOPPING | FENCING

YARD CLEARING / CLEAN UP

SMALL DIGGER WORK

DRIVEWAYS & CONCRETE REPAIRS

RC MAINTENANCE

no job too small

LTD

ROSS CHESTNUT

ROSS Owner CHESTNUT

/ Operator

Owner / Operator

021 969 654

021 969 654

ross@rcmaintenance.co.nz

ross@rcmaintenance.co.nz

PO Box 92010

PO Box 92010

Farringdon, Rolleston

Rolleston 7650

BUILDING REPAIRS | GIBB STOPPING | YARD CLEARING / CLEAN UP

SMALL DIGGER WORK | FENCING | DRIVEWAYS & CONCRETE REPAIRS

• Irrigation • Drainage • Driveways

• Auger Hole Drilling

• Land Clearing & Development

• Culvert Installation • Construction Site Works

• Tree & Hedge Removal • Concrete Breaker

Phone Mike: 027 272 8058 OR 03 324 4323 A/H

g.m.contracting@xtra.co.nz

www.gmcontracting.co.nz

Trades & Services

STUMP

GRINDING

SERVICES

Satisfaction

Guaranteed

Phone Craig

027 222 1632

BUTCHER

SERVICE

Watkins Home Kill

Processing Beef, Pigs,

Sheep, Deer & Fish.

Smoking Bacon, Ham

and small goods.

Mobile slaughter service.

124 Burdons Road

Burnham

Phone Tim 347 6693

UDI PAINTING &

DECORATING

For all painting and

decorating services.

Fully Qualified

• Interior &

Exterior Painting

• Wallpapering

• Plastering

• Roof Painting

All work guaranteed

FREE QUOTES

Contact Udi Aale

Ph. 021 074 2075

ROOF

PAINTING

Rope & harness

a speciality,

no scaffolding

required,

30 years of

breathtaking

experience.

FREE QUOTES

Exterior staining,

exterior painting,

moss and mould

treatment and

waterblasting

Phone Kevin

027 561 4629


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Wednesday September 18 2019 43

Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100

Trades & Services

TAI TAPU TYRES

53 Main Rd Tai Tapu

Ph. 03 329 6767

Will better any

other quoted price

Stockists of Kumho, Goodride and

Petlas Tyres, for all cars, 4WD, bikes,

tractors and trucks.

No job to big or small.

Supply carpet, underlay and garage carpet.

Experienced in installing second hand carpet.

Carpet samples.

Free measure and quote!

Call David 0272319931

www.davidfarmercarpetlayer.co.nz

DECORATORS

Non-Service Cremation $1,745

Commital service with cremation $3,950

Chapel service with cremation $6,500

Family burial service from $3,400

Just Funerals, a family owned and

operated company with qualified,

registered and experienced staff.

Phone 0800 804 663 - 24 Hour Availability

Email: info@justfunerals.co.nz

christchurch.justfunerals.co.nz

Driveways

SWAINS

KIWI KERB

(Since 2005)

Over 22 Years Experience

Quality

Workmanship

• Driveways

• Kerb &

Channel

• Garden Edging

New Paint • Repaints

Wallpapering • Fences

Repairs • Feature Walls

Floor & Roof Painting

Spray Painting

Light Commercial

Restoring Timber

Selwyn based but service the whole of Canterbury

www.andertondecorators.co.nz

www.facebook.com/andertondecorators

027 724 6846 027 PAINTIN

Freephone: 0800 081 400

swainskiwikerb@gmail.com

Trades & Services

Excavations

• Driveways

• Car Parks

• Site Cleaning

• Demolition

• Farm Tracks

• Drain Cleaning

• Stump & Hedge

Removal

• Ashpalt Concrete

Wide range

oF TruckS

• Tennis Courts &

Swimming Pools

• Chip Seal Driveways

• Diggers – 2 Ton

up to 20 Ton

• Excavators

• Bobcat & Drilling

• For Posthole &

Fence hole

For a Free Quote

on your next project

Phone Steve on 021 338 247

or 325 7922

Trades & Services

ACE HIGH

PLUMBING

All Plumbing

Gasfitting

Drainlaying

Blocked Drains

Log Fires,

Wetbacks

Gas Hotwater

Phone

021 454 864

Barry

McKay

Builders

LBP 35 years building

in the Selwyn area

• Extensions/alterations

• Kitchens Bathroom

• Joinery shopfitting

• Farm buildings

maintenance

• Decks and pergolas

Contact Barry:

027 2626 867

or 03 329 5506

Trades & Services

BUILDER QUALIFIED

Decks, T & G Flooring,

Villa Restoring, New

Homes, Weatherboards.

Free Quotes. Bennet &

Sons Ltd Sam 027 496-

9362 or Tony 027 224-

0374

BUILDER

Local builder with 35

years exp in all types of

building - from concrete

work to finishing. Also

some gib stopping and

painting. Selwyn based.

High quality work with

careful attention to detail.

Happy to quote. Phone/

Txt Bruce 027 274

2792. Licensed Building

Practitioner (LBP).

Free

QuoTe

CARPENTER

HANDYMAN

Small Job Specialists,

Carpentry, Repairs,

Decking & Maintenance,

40 years experience, no

job too small, Ph Warren

03 322-1103 or 027 697-

8541

CARPET LAYING

Exp. Repairs, uplifting,

relaying, restretching.

Phone John on 0800

003181, 027 240 7416

jflattery@xtra.co.nz

CARRS CHIMNEY

CLEANING

18 yrs exp. $60 a chimney.

Ph Rodney on 03 324 2999

and leave a message

CONCRETE CUTTING

Affordable Concrete

Cutting with Quality, and

removal work. Free quote.

No job to small. Phone 027

442-2219, Fax 359-6052

a/h 359- 4605

Bellamy’s

Furniture

Furniture made to

order and restoration

by tradesman with

35yrs experience.

PH Stephen

021 073 2624

LANDSCAPING

Paving, Lawns, Irrigation,

Decking, Fencing.

Kanga & small digger

services. Check out Squire

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FREE QUOTES. Ph

Arthur 347-8796, 027

220-7014 Edwin 027 220-

7154

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your brick, block and tile

laying needs. Friendly

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Practitioner phone Devon

on 021 375-888 or 03 329-

5511

RJB PLUMBING

Renovations, New Houses,

Hot Water Cylinders,

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Upgrades, Laundries,

General Maintenance ,

Water Filters. Phone Mark

0278690026

STUMP GRINDING

Best price guarantee Tony

0275 588 895

TILING

Flooring - Splashbacks

-Wall incl tile removal, reg

master tiler, ph Dave 027

334 4125

WINDOW CLEANING

Brown & White Ltd.

Family owned since 2001.

Ph Paul 027 229 3534

Trades & Services

landscape supplies

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Hot water cylinders

Gas hot water conversions

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Phone: 021 403 470

Email: scott@scottsplumbing.nz

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Public Notices

Rolleston Rugby Football Club

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Monday 14th October 7.30pm

at the Rolleston Rugby Clubrooms

All members, players and affiliates welcome

Election of Officers and Committee,

followed by general business.

Submissions or changes to constitution

in writing by 4th October.

Any items for Agenda to Secretary, Angela Jones,

secretaryrrfc@gmail.com by Friday 4th October.

Public Notices

WEEDONS CRICKET CLUB

140TH AGM

Monday

7th October 2019

7.30pm

Weedons

Community Centre

Weedons Domain

Maddisons Road

Weedons

All existing and new

members welcome

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03 312-4309 www.kowhai.co.nz


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SELWYN TIMES

SPRING

CLEAN

SALE

NOW ON. ENDS 30.09.19.

ON SALE

REGAN SOFA BED

NOW $

849

Woodwall

ON SALE

Unleash your inner designer and customise a

storage solution guaranteed to fit your lifestyle.

2 x 2 Cube NOW $ 149

Hall Table NOW $ 279

Drawers with Legs

NOW $129

Carnival

new colours!

Wine Rack NOW $ 249

Jamie Single/Single

Bunk Bed

$599

CHIA

BEDROOM RANGE

ON SALE

4 Drawer –W80 $ 449

Bedside $ 249

6 Drawer Lowboy $ 569

CARSON

DINING RANGE

Shop

Online

Nationwide

Delivery

Finance

Options

targetfurniture.co.nz

Cnr Blenheim & Curletts Rds, Christchurch

Ph: 0800 TARGET (0800 827438)

Offers and product prices advertised here expire 30/09/19.

Sale excludes Manchester and Accessories.

Dining Table – W120 $ 299

Dining Chair $ 95

SPRING CLEAN SALE ENDS 30.09.19.


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Wednesday September 18 2019 45

‘Working together,

taking us forward’

JOHN SUNCKELL

It has been a privilege to represent Mid

Canterbury – Ashburton and Selwyn Districts.

Three years of learning and experience, and

an Institute of Directors governance course,

has enabled me to bring effective, considered

decision making to the ECan table.

Through the Canterbury Water Management Strategy portfolio,

I’ve led the Selwyn River recharge programme, advocated

for the review of Ashburton River consents allowing for

adaptation and achieved the statutory acknowledgement of

the Hinds Drains working group recommendations. I now chair

the Performance, Audit and Risk committee, deputy chair the

Canterbury Group Civil Defence and also sit on the Air, and the

Hazard & Risk portfolios.

It is one thing to have exciting ideas and a wish list from the

community, but to have the experience and knowledge of

local government operations and how to achieve that list is

another. I constantly advocate for all constituents and seek your

continued support!

ECan

2019

Facebook: John4ecan Phone: 027 424 3006

Website: john4ecan.wixsite.com/ecan2019

Authorised by John Sunckell, 100 Caldwells Road, Leeston


46 Wednesday September 18 2019

Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz

SELWYN TIMES

Our rural and urban communities have

a symbiotic relationship relying on each

other. We therefore cannot have extreme

views of each other’s worlds, but need to

work together to take us forward.

It has been a privilege to represent Mid Canterbury - Ashburton and

Selwyn Districts for the last three years. These three years of learning

and experience, as well as attending an Institute of Directors governance

course, has enabled me to bring effective, considered decision making

to the ECan table, which I wish to continue doing. I am standing for reelection

because not only have I genuinely enjoyed my first term, I feel I

have made a very positive and real contribution. I understand politics and

how to engage in processes to achieve the best outcomes possible in

what at times are almost no-win situations. A number of achievements

stand out for me after my first term at ECan. Through the Canterbury

Water Management Strategy portfolio, I’ve led the Selwyn River recharge

programme, advocated for the review of Ashburton River consents

allowing time for consent holders to make the best of the tough

flow regime that comes into play in 2023 and achieved the statutory

acknowledgement of the Hinds Drains working group recommendations.

This farmer driven project provides both environmental and production

outcomes that are truly collaborative in their genesis and outcomes;

the epitome of the Canterbury Water Management Strategy. Through

the Hazard and Risk portfolio I am the ECan nominee on the Canterbury

Group Civil Defence committee, and at present I am the deputy Chair.

This has given me the opportunity to work with both the Minister and the

Civil Defence Ministry in providing input into what the new Emergency

Response Ministry will look like, and the processes and systems that

sit under it. In the past few months, I have been appointed Chair of the

Performance Audit and Risk Committee. This committee provides the

public face and reports on the finances and levels of service of ECan. We

have, as a Council, agreed that we need an independent member on this

committee to assist us with driving best practice, both in identifying and

mitigating risk but also in driving financial performance. This is all part of

an ongoing conversation with senior management as to how we control

costs, and therefore things such as rate rises, and look at continuous

improvement in the organisation.


SELWYN TIMES Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz

Wednesday September 18 2019 47

There are real challenges facing ECan in the near future, the first of

these is how the new Council comes together following the departure

of the appointed members. It is therefore vital that some knowledge

is retained at the Council table given the further challenges we face.

The second challenge is with where Central Government wants to take

water management. As I write this, we know that there is a National Policy

Statement on fresh water announcement coming and without knowing

the detail as yet it will be significant. The significance will not just be the

changes to management and planning but also the tight time frames that

might be attached. Adaptation and planning for climate change are the

on-going challenging work programme ECan faces. The planning requires

an audit of our plans and programmes to ensure that we take account

of the effects of the coming change. ECan role is one of adaptation, of

significance to the build environment is sea level rise and the response to

those who will lose homes to this and the increased storm surges. Coastal

erosion is already having a detrimental effect on communities along the

Canterbury coast.

Rurally as we receive less alpine snow pack we will have less access to run

of river water for irrigation. The same amount of precipitation will fall but

more as rain meaning there will need to be more water storage required.

As the east coast warms and dries we will need more water to maintain

agricultural production in whatever form that may be.

A vote for me will ensure

continuance of good,

sound judgement and

genuine understanding of

the issues that face us.

✓ Elected Councillor for Ecan

representing Mid Canterbury

✓ Performance, Audit and Risk

Portfolio-Chair

✓ Civil defence nominee from

ECan to Canterbury Civic

Defence Group

✓ Hazard and Risk and

Resilience portfolio

✓ Seconded back into

CWMS (Canterbury Water

Management Strategy)

✓ Air Portfolio

✓ Commander of the Order

of St John (qualified

paramedic)

✓ Chairman of Ground and

Surface Water Expert

Review Panel

✓ Chairman Selwyn Central

St John Area Committee

✓ Chairman of Selwyn

Electorate of New Zealand

National Party


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SELWYN TIMES

As a third-generation dairy farmer from the Leeston area

I am well aware of the implications of what we impose

on the rural community, and work for all constituents to

mitigate the impacts. Like many I am also aware of what

it is like to receive M.Bovis NoD, and the hell of working

through that. I am married to Karen and we have two

children, one studying nursing, and the other in the New

Zealand Army. Our Family has a strong community focus;

in particular with St John Ambulance, I am a qualified

paramedic, my wife is an Emergency Medical Technician,

and our children are now operational volunteers.

I believe that the combination

of my 3 years at ECan, 32 years

on the road as a volunteer

ambulance officer, and lifetime in

rural communities has given me

unique insight into environmental

management issues and the

process and impact of these

on both the community and

individuals. A vote for me will

ensure an informed and steady

hand remains at the council table,

representing and advocating

for Mid Canterbury.

RE-ELECT

JOHN SUNCKELL

ECAN 2019

‘Working together, taking us forward’

Facebook: John4ecan Phone: 027 424 3006

Website: https://john4ecan.wixsite.com/ecan2019

Authorised by John Sunckell, 100 Caldwells Road, Leeston


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Week commencing WeDneSDAY, 18th SePtemBeR , 2019

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A quiet peaceful location within walking distance of

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and within commuting distance of Christchurch. Our

motivated vendors are ready to part with this lovely

property, we recommend you act today.

Vendor invites all offers on or before Wednesday the

18th September, 4pm.

Listing ID: DFL70043

Price: $685,000+

Gareth Cox

Contact:

Mobile: 021 250 9714

Email: gareth@propertybrokers.co.nz

Address: 15 Piako Drive, Darfield

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Offered for sale is this unique 2.1094 hectare parcel of

land nestled on the upper slopes of Mount Pleasant.

Enjoying outstanding vistas this property offers

numerous development opportunities with several

desirable building sites. Classified "Green Zone" with

easy access provided off Mount Pleasant Road. Services

including water, power, telephone and sewer located

close to the boundary. Seldom do opportunities such as

this come to the market in this desired hillside location,

if you're looking

VIEW By Appointment

DEADLINE SALE closes Wednesday 9th October,

2019 at 4.00pm, (unless sold prior)

Sky's the Limit

DEADLINE SALE

WEB ID DFL70146

MT PLEASANT

315 Mt Pleasant Road

Don't miss your chance to secure this rare opportunity

positioned on an elevated site in the desired Mount

Pleasant. Consisting of 1.0794 hectares and enjoying

unrivaled views from the Ocean to the Alps. Classified

"Green Zone" for building, the property can be easily

accessed off Mount Pleasant Road. Improvements

include a converted garage/cottage. Power and mains

water supply connected. Numerous building sites

available with a mix of sheltered valley or ridge line site

options. Option to purch

VIEW By Appointment

DEADLINE SALE closes Wednesday 9th

October, 2019 at 4.00pm, (unless sold

prior)

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NEW LISTING

Gareth Cox

Mobile 021 250 9714

gareth@pb.co.nz

NEW LISTING

Gareth Cox

Mobile 021 250 9714

gareth@pb.co.nz

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Elegant and Refined at 79

FROM $545,000

WEB ID DFU69798

DARFIELD

79 North Terrace

A relaxed road-side presence embodies the essence of

modern lifestyle convenience in this well-proportioned

family home.

• Contemporary country-style kitchen

• Open plan kitchen, dining & living areas

• Master bedroom with WIR & ensuite

• Gas-fire, twin heat-pumps & HRV

• Fully fenced and gated section

• Close to amenities, schools and Domain

Call Amy for a private viewing or see you at the open

home.

VIEW By Appointment

Opportunity Plus

DEADLINE SALE

WEB ID DFU70068

SPRINGFIELD

3-5 King Street

Located in idyllic Springfield you will find this quaint

Bach in need of someone special.

What you see is what you get.

What you need is creative flair.

What you want is a project.

• 2026 sqm section

• 2 bedrooms

• Family sized bathroom

• Mature fruit and nut trees

• RV $290,000

VIEW Sunday 22 Sep 2.45 - 3.15pm

DEADLINE SALE closes Friday 27th

September, 2019 at 2.00pm, (unless sold

prior)

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NEW LISTING

Amy Jones

Mobile 021 077 9945

amy.jones@pb.co.nz

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NEW LISTING

Jannetta Thomas

Mobile 021 256 6295

jannetta@pb.co.nz

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A Rare Find!

$410,000

WEB ID LEU70169

LEESTON

3 Johnston Street

This modern, 2 bedroom unit has come to market and

would be a lovely home for a first-home buyer or

someone wanting to downsize.

Both bedrooms are a good size including the Master

which opens out to the patio area and backyard.

There is also a full bathroom with bath and, a separate

toilet.

The kitchen, dining and living areas are open plan with

heatpump and, offer fabulous indoor/outdoor flow

making a great space for entertaining or simply enjoying

outdoor living in the private and generous backyard.

The kitchen has great workable bench space, modern

cabinetry and good storage.

This ...

VIEW By Appointment

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A honey for your money!

BUYERS $545,000+

WEB ID ROU70183

ROLLESTON

24 Lignite Drive

Built just over 3 years ago and located in a quiet street

you'll find this hidden gem that offers the important 'big

tick' features:

• Spacious kitchen with servery window

• 2 sunny open plan living areas

• 2 heat pumps, incl one floor mounted, security alarm

• LED lighting & network cabling to beds

• Large deck and cosy covered area

• Spa pad and outdoor power supply

• Fully-fenced 772m2 section

VIEW By Appointment

4

NEW LISTING

Penny Dadson-Clausen

Mobile 027 895 5943

Office 03 929 0306

pennyd@pb.co.nz

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NEW LISTING

Sarah Yeates

Mobile 027 447 2719

Office 03 929 0306

sarahy@pb.co.nz

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Truly Delightful!

$485,000

WEB ID LEU70301

LEESTON

3 Vitruvius Way

Not too many 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom homes come to

market and, this home has what you need whether you

are down-sizing or looking for your first family home.

Walking in through the entrance-way area into the

kitchen, you can instantly notice the beautiful cabinetry

and bench-tops. The dining area is part of this hub

making this a great family space.

The adjoining living area has a log-fire and, doors

opening onto a private patio/BBQ area which over -looks

the lawn and gardens .

The bedrooms here are a great size, all with built-in

wardrobes including the master which has it`s own ensuite

...

VIEW By Appointment

Grab The Car Keys!

$395,000

WEB ID LEU70106

LEESTON

19 Carston Street

Give me a call to view this impressive permanent

material 3 bedroom family home. This home has been

lovingly renovated with a modern kitchen and open-plan

dining/living areas with log fire. An adjoining extra living

area makes a great space as a media room or formal

lounge. These main areas open onto a private and

sheltered deck -an ideal spot for BBQ`s and outdoor

living.The 3 bedrooms catch the afternoon sun and a

heat-transfer system and a heat-pump will help keep

you warm and cosy through the cooler months.

VIEW By Appointment

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NEW LISTING

Penny Dadson-Clausen

Mobile 027 895 5943

Office 03 929 0306

pennyd@pb.co.nz

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NEW LISTING

Penny Dadson-Clausen

Mobile 027 895 5943

Office 03 929 0306

pennyd@pb.co.nz

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pb.co.nz


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Property Brokers Limited Licensed under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008 6 Tennyson Street ROLLESTON rolleston@pb.co.nz Office 03 929 0306

Family Lifestyle

NEW LISTING

pb.co.nz

BUYERS $699,000+

WEB ID LEU69824

LEESTON

494 Lake Road South

This much-loved property includes a 3-bedroom family

home with a renovated modern kitchen which is the

hub of the home. A spacious dining area/ family room

and, large lounge with heat-pump and log burner

envelop the kitchen which, also has fabulous

indoor/outdoor flow to the veranda, BBQ area, private

lawn, garden and beautiful fish pond.

The bedrooms are spacious and, the master allows for

lots of natural light and has great wardrobe space. The

utility/laundry room is ideally situated within the home

adding extra space and lending itself to the practicalities

of family living.

VIEW By Appointment

Penny Dadson-Clausen

Mobile 027 895 5943

Office 03 929 0306

pennyd@pb.co.nz

Near new and unique too! BUYERS $365,000+

WEB ID DFU70074

WADDINGTON

13 Waddington Road

This recently extended, three bedroom, 1 bathroom

family home has what you need for comfortable and

cosy living. Separate toilet, good sized laundry and

double glazed throughout, you can move in and enjoy.

The living dining area, complete with log-burner opens

up to the north facing large deck giving excellent indoor

outdoor flow. This space is large enough to entertain

family and friends during those summer months and

when it gets a little too hot you have the fenced

swimming pool to cool down in. If you are a first home

buyer or looking at an excellent investment then call me

today!

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VIEW By Appointment

Jannetta Thomas

Mobile 021 256 6295

jannetta@pb.co.nz

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Great house!

NEW LISTING

BUYERS $469,000+

WEB ID ROU69594

LEESTON

13 Greenan Place

Set down the end of the family friendly Greenan Place

and backing on to farmland with view to the port hills

from the living spaces, sits this solid post quake 4

bedroom ,2 bathroom property, waiting for the new

owners to call home.

The large kitchen forms the heart of the home with

ample bench space and a walk in pantry, which is open

plan to the dining and living spaces which offer fantastic

indoor/outdoor flow to both the East and North to give

options no matter what time of the day.

VIEW By Appointment

Angela Hunt

Mobile 021 548 777

angela.hunt@pb.co.nz

A home of your own BUYERS $295,000+

WEB ID DFU69797

SPRINGFIELD

7 Pall Mall Street

The time is right for saying goodbye to the landlord and

hello to owning your very own piece of the Monopoly

Board. 7 Pall Mall Street is waiting for you.

With 3 bedrooms, this home is already 2/3rds double

glazed. The kitchen flows nicely into the cosy living

dining area, complete with a built-in log burner and

views of the mountains that will take your breath away.

Other features include a nice functional kitchen with

dishwasher, large separate laundry and a heat transfer

system.

VIEW By Appointment

Jannetta Thomas

Mobile 021 256 6295

jannetta@pb.co.nz

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RURAL | LIFESTYLE | RESIDENTIAL

Need it

SOLD!

NEW LISTING

Call Rob McGregor on 021 334 469

PGG Wrightson Real Estate Limited, licensed under REAA 2008

WEST MELTON 80 Johnson Road

The Lodge - 4.0256 Hectares

On one of the best roads in West Melton is this

Lockwood home positioned for all-day sun and

offering open-plan kitchen/dining/family room flowing

out to a north-facing deck. Separate lounge with an

office/library area, three bedrooms, family bathroom,

laundry and extra toilet. Attached to the home is a

fully self-contained one-bedroom apartment. Double

garage with separate lockable workshop and store

room. There are four paddocks in permanent pasture,

and mature olive trees and young walnut trees. Close

to the city and international airport for commuting.

pggwre.co.nz/DAR30911

3 1 2

$880,000 GST Inclusive

VIEW 1.00-1.30pm, Sunday 22

September

Min Cookson

M 027 249 5417

E min.cookson@pggwrightson.co.nz

Helping grow the country


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MATSON & ALLAN

REAL ESTATE LIMITED

‘The

Selwyn

Experts’

Residential

Lifestyle

Rural Property

Licensed REAA2008

OPEN HOME

OPEN HOME

NEw LISTINg

NEw LISTINg

ROLLESTON - 8 Overbury Crescent

OAMARU STONE BEAUTY

• Four double bedrooms

• Large separate office

• Two spacious living areas

• Stylish well-appointed kitchen

• Large master bedroom with oversize WIR

• Stunning tiled ensuite

• Fantastic internal storage

• Automatic gates

• Private north facing entertaining area

• Wonderful parking options

• Walking distance to supermarket an shops

Viewing: Sun 2.15 – 2.45pm

Price: Neg Over $615,000

View: www.marealestate.co.nz/MA0612

Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576

jackie@marealestate.co.nz

ROLLESTON - 76 Hungerford Drive

FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY – SMART BUYING

• Built by Today Homes in 2016

• Four double bedrooms

• Master bedroom with ensuite and WIR

• Two spacious living areas

• Ample internal storage

• Separate laundry

• Garden shed

• Fabulous outdoor entertaining area

• Private, landscaped and secure section

• Great location

Viewing: Sun 12.45 – 1.15pm

Price: Neg Over $579,000

View: www.marealestate.co.nz/MA0610

Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576

jackie@marealestate.co.nz

OPEN HOME

OPEN HOME

ROLLESTON - 8 Frame Crescent

ULTIMATE FAMILY HOME ON A SUBSTANTIAL SECTION

• Generous 265m 2 home

• Four double bedrooms

• Three separate living areas

• Spacious kitchen with reputable appliances

• Three well specified bathrooms

• Large master bedroom with ensuite and robe

• Separate study/office

• Ducted heat pump system

• Internal vacuum system

• Large 1520m 2 private and landscaped section

• Tw o double garden sheds

• Versatile studio

• Enviable location

Viewing: Sun 12.00 – 12.30pm

Price: Neg Over $760,000

View: www.marealestate.co.nz/MA0605

Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576

jackie@marealestate.co.nz

ROLLESTON - 29 Amur Crescent

SIMPLY STRIKING WITH TRIPLE CAR GARAGE

• Architecturally designed 241sqm family home in

Falcons Landing

• Two large separate living areas

• Substantial kitchen with walk in pantry

• Stone bench tops

• Reputable appliances

• Four double bedrooms with superb master suite

• Three further generous bedrooms

• Stylish family bathroom with free standing bath

• Separate laundry

• Fabulous internal storage

• Triple car garage

Viewing: Sun 3.00 – 3.30pm

Price: Neg Over $655,000

View: www.marealestate.co.nz/MA0561

Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576

jackie@marealestate.co.nz

OPEN HOME

OPEN HOME

ROLLESTON - 1085 goulds Road

PLENTY OF ROOM WITH A VIEW

• 220m 2 brick home on 850m 2 section

• Four genuine double bedrooms

• Ensuite, WIR, large bathroom & separate toilet

• F&P appliances, heat pump, double glazed

• Spacious open plan living, media room/lounge

• Light filled, spacious, excellent indoor/outdoor living

• Quality window treatments throughout

• Well situated, great park views, established garden

• Zoned Clearview Primary & Rolleston College

Viewing: Sun 12.30 – 1.00pm

Price: Neg Over $594,000

View: www.marealestate.co.nz/MA0608

Jo barrett Mb 021 859 006

jo@marealestate.co.nz

ROLLESTON - 45 Hungerford Drive

SPACIOUS LIVING WITH STYLISH FEATURES

• 222m 2 Stonewood Home, built 2015

• Four double bedrooms, ensuite, WIR

• Open plan living, separate lounge, separate laundry

• Slick modern kitchen, quality appliances, WIP

• Ducted heating, under floor heating in bathroom

& ensuite, solar ready

• Great wardrobe space and internal storage

• Quality window treatments throughout

• Excellent outdoor living areas

• Secure 770m 2 section for children and pets

• Zoned Lemonwood Grove Primary School

• Motivated vendors priced to sell

Viewing: Sun 1.15 – 1.45pm

Price: Neg Over $655,000

View: www.marealestate.co.nz/MA0606

Jo barrett Mb 021 859 006

jo@marealestate.co.nz

ROLLESTON PH: 03 347 9949 LEESTON PH: 03 324 3704 DARFIELD PH: 03 318 8204 www.marealestate.co.nz

Chris Flanagan

027 433 4657

Andrew Taylor

027 435 5930

Jackie Derrick

027 636 3576

Jo Barrett

021 859 006

Stephan Knowler

027 229 9522

Cameron McRae

027 769 6696

Paul Robinson

021 277 2690

Juliet Flanagan

027 490 8019

Connie van der Klei

021 449 174


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Four Seasons Realty 2017 Ltd | Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Contributor to realestate.co.nz

Your home for local property

harcourts.co.nz


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Have it all, including

space for the pets.

Selwyn’s best value

lifestyle sections!

Sections from 640m 2- 6,000m 2

Priced from only $205,000

Site office open Saturdays & Sundays 12.00 - 2.00pm

1472 Springs Road, South of Lincoln University

For more information:

Natalie McLean 027 943 6413

natalie.mclean@harcourts.co.nz

Ross Mitchell 027 222 9495

ross.mitchell@harcourts.co.nz

verdecopark.co.nz

Four Seasons Realty 2017 Ltd | Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Your home for local property


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We get you more!

As New Zealand’s largest real estate group Harcourts talks

to more buyers every single day.

Ensure you get the most for your property by marketing

it to as many potential buyers as possible.

To talk to buyers, talk to us today.

Four Seasons Realty

0800 789 1011 fourseasons@harcourts.co.nz

Your home for local property | Four Seasons Realty 2017 Ltd Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Top Sales Consultant

Lincoln Office, August 2019

Premium Service -

It’s My Ultimate Goal!

“Jan Green does so much more. An assertive

approach ensures a stress free outcome. Jan

is always one step ahead so if you’re thinking of

selling or buying, invest the time in Jan - she

won’t let you down. Best of all, her premium

service approach comes with a smile” - Helen

Jan Green

027 222 8736 | 03 662 9933

jan.green@harcourts.co.nz

Jan requires more properties to sell

to meet buyer demand – please give her a call

Four Seasons Realty 2017 Ltd | Licensed Agent REAA 2008

Your home for local property


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NEW LISTING

Darfield 29 Holmes Street

Duvauchelle Totara Drive

Top pick for investment or

first-home buyers

An affordable, tidy two bed on a popular street, this

mid-1960s sturdy red brick home has plenty of midcentury

charm and scope for modernisation. Buyers

nostalgic for simpler times will fall in love with the

kitchen. With floor to ceiling spearmint green

cabinetry, a timber benchtop and Formica-topped

breakfast bar, it is classic mid-century Kiwiana. Two

true double bedrooms, each with built-in wardrobe

and big windows, are sunny and welcoming.

2 1 1 2

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)

4pm, Tue 1 Oct 2019

3 Deans Ave, Chch

View Wed 5-5.30pm & Sun 1-1.30pm

Nick Wilson 021 917 047

nick.wilson@bayleys.co.nz

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED REAA 2008

Totara Drive Estate, harbour

sections selling fast

Totara Drive Estate subdivision is a peaceful, scenic

harbour-side development with gently sloping

affordable sections starting in price from $150,000 to

$220,000. Situated just over an hour's drive from

Christchurch and around 10 minutes' drive from the

lovely seaside town of Akaroa makes it just far enough

away to be the perfect home away from home

location. The sections, each with their own unique feel

and all enjoying magical sea and harbour views.

Asking Price $150,000

View by appointment

Richard Innes 027 522 9598

richard.innes@bayleys.co.nz

Jeremy Gould 027 436 1581

jeremy.gould@bayleys.co.nz

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED REAA 2008

bayleys.co.nz/5510575

bayleys.co.nz/552098

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

Boundary lines are indicative only

Boundary lines are indicative only

Boundary lines are indicative only

Lincoln 27 Allendale Lane

Design your lifestyle

5 2 3 2

Motukarara 117 Gebbies Pass Road

Grazing with a view

If moving to a lifestyle property is your plan, put this

4.28ha property top of your list! This unique relocated

home offers five bedrooms, three bathrooms, two

living rooms and a beautiful kitchen coupled with a

large over-sized garage. The current owners saw the

enormous potential that this property offers and

quickly fell in love with the sunny situation, undulating

land, and of course the meandering stream on its

northern boundary that gives you that peaceful

country feel, yet within walking distance to all the local

amenities that Lincoln has to offer.

bayleys.co.nz/5510772

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)

2pm, Thu 3 Oct 2019

View by appointment

Urszula Bedggood 027 338 7889

urszula.bedggood@bayleys.co.nz

Tim Dyer 027 495 0979

tim.dyer@bayleys.co.nz

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED REAA 2008

Stunning panoramic views are just one of the features

this well-appointed bare land property has to offer.

This quality 34.1705 hectare rolling hill country

property is within an easy commute to the

Christchurch CBD. Subdivided into four paddocks

with a reliable source of stock water, the land is

currently being used for cattle grazing however lends

itself to be an ideal run off block or small farm. An

adjacent separate 3.26 hectares with a cottage is also

for sale. Call us for an appointment to view.

bayleys.co.nz/5510734

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)

1pm, Tue 8 Oct 2019

Chris Jones 027 220 5043

chris.jones@bayleys.co.nz

Sam Sidey 027 346 3500

sam.sidey@bayleys.co.nz

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED REAA 2008

bayleys.co.nz


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NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

Boundary lines are indicative only

Boundary lines are indicative only

Motukarara 121 Gebbies Pass Road

Prebbleton 59 Charwell Lane

Kiwi classic on 3.26 hectares

2 1

An exquisite lifestyle

2 2 3 6

An opportunity awaits you within a peaceful rural

community just over 5 minutes to Tai Tapu. Built in the

1970s this two bedroom, one bathroom dwelling will

provide its new owners with a cosy getaway within an

easy commute to the city centre. Situated on 3.26

hectares, this property is the ideal lifestyle starter with

room for pets and livestock. There is plenty of scope

for enhancement and adding value. Lifestyle

properties in this price range do not come around

often. Call us for further information.

bayleys.co.nz/5510735

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)

1pm, Tue 8 Oct 2019

Phone for viewing times

Chris Jones 027 220 5043

chris.jones@bayleys.co.nz

Sam Sidey 027 346 3500

sam.sidey@bayleys.co.nz

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED REAA 2008

• An exquisite 295sqm (approximately) home sited

on 4.16ha (approximately) of land

• Amazing light and bright spaces combine with a

decadent kitchen and flow to outstanding outdoor

areas

• A luxurious master suite and also a welcoming and

separate guest suite

• Skillfully arranged outbuildings which include a

three-bay shed, studio and an over height

workshop space

• Plus, an enticing provision and consent to add on an

additional three-bedroom wing

Price by Negotiation

View by appointment

Urszula Bedggood 027 338 7889

urszula.bedggood@bayleys.co.nz

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED REAA 2008

bayleys.co.nz/5510510

Boundary lines are indicative only

Boundary lines are indicative only

Prebbleton 816 Springs Road

So much space, so many options - 12.12 hectares

Exceptionally flexible and superbly set up for equine operators, this property comprises three adjacent parcels that

can either be bought individually or as one. Two 4ha bareland lots benefit from their own title, access, phone and

power to offer a brilliant platform for future development. The front block which previously operated as Bromac

Lodge, a successful harness racing stud, has an extensive array of outbuildings, paddocks and consented irrigation

that provide ample options for farmers downsizing, lifestyle enthusiasts or tradespeople with a work from home

business. Enjoy the convenience of this fantastic location only a couple of minutes’ drive to the heart of Prebbleton.

You will be impressed with this outstanding property and all of its possibilities.

bayleys.co.nz/5510686

3 1 2 2

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)

1pm, Wed 2 Oct 2019

View by appointment

Chris Jones 027 220 5043

chris.jones@bayleys.co.nz

Sam Sidey 027 346 3500

sam.sidey@bayleys.co.nz

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008

bayleys.co.nz


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Tai Tapu 76 Lincoln Tai Tapu Road

Victorian heritage meets modern living

This beautifully refurbished semi-rural home, situated on the edge of Tai Tapu village, marries immaculate heritage

detailing with clean, modern lines. A generous deck overlooks a paved entertainment area and sprawling lawn.

Open-plan kitchen, dining, and living spaces showcase warm wood flooring, decorative cornices, and brass fixtures

paired with modern ceiling design and spacious layout. Large French doors connect the open-plan living area with

uninterrupted views and create a seamless indoor-outdoor flow. The master bedroom boasts a secluded garden

view, full ensuite, and walk-in wardrobe. The remaining bedrooms feature beautifully restored heritage details, builtin

robes, study nooks, plenty of space for activities, and a family bathroom. Completing this 185sqm home is a sunfilled

garden office, a double garage, separate laundry, and the must-have for any busy household; a mudroom.

4 1 2 2

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)

1pm, Wed 25 Sep 2019

3 Deans Ave, Chch

View Sun 1.30-2pm or by appointment

Nathan Collett 027 826 1535

Chris Jones 027 220 5043

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008

bayleys.co.nz/5510711

NEW LISTING

Tai Tapu 210 River Road

Kingfisher House

Accommodation options abound at this one-of-a-kind 4ha lifestyle property which can comfortably host the

largest of families in space, style and comfort. Comprising a magnificent post-quake four bedroom home that was

engineered to stand the test of time. Exceeding many of the current stringent building codes, it has numerous

energy efficient and technological conveniences. There are also a guest suite, a one-bedroom cottage, three onebedroom

sleep-outs and an array of outbuildings. The spacious garden is a haven for families with ample lawns,

orchard, flower beds, a chicken run and a magnificent fenced vegetable patch. This superbly sheltered property

seems a world away but is just a short drive from both Tai Tapu and Lincoln. Offering undeniable space and unique

options, this property is an opportunity ready and waiting for those seeking a lifestyle like no other.

bayleys.co.nz/5510533

5 3 3 2

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)

1pm, Wed 9 Oct 2019

Phone for viewing times

Chris Jones 027 220 5043

chris.jones@bayleys.co.nz

Sam Sidey 027 346 3500

sam.sidey@bayleys.co.nz

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008

bayleys.co.nz


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Your guide to Show Homes & New Sections

in the Selwyn District

Meeting today’s property market

Seldom is a showhome true to its original

design specifications yet this has been achieved

by Today Homes with their latest Rolleston

showhome.

Located on the Springston Rolleston Road, ‘The

Urban’ showhome has been gaining favourable

attention from a cross section of buyers. People

looking to build their first home, empty nesters

and those interested in securing an investment

property, have all been charmed by this home’s

practical yet attractive design.

“What you see is what you get. There are

no add-ons to be distinguished from, when

determining the price of this home,” explains

Dean McLeod, General Manager of Today Homes.

‘The Urban’, a three bedroom 175sqm home

has it all. There is a walk-in robe and ensuite

complete with shower, vanity and toilet in the

main bedroom. A second bedroom also has a

walk-in robe. Within the main bathroom there

is a shower, bath and vanity. A separate toilet is

located next door while the laundry is situated in

the double garage.

The showhome faces north providing natural

warmth for all living areas and the main bedroom.

Stacker sliding doors lead from the dining room

to a sunny patio, while the lounge basks in the

afternoon sun.

As part of The Urban’s standard specifications,

the home is well insulated and comes with a heat

pump in the living area. Buyers can also request

additional features should they wish.

Clad with Arrowsmith brick by Canterbury

Clay Brick and Linea cladding, with a corrugated

colour steel roof, this home would look good in

any subdivision or district. With a width of 12.5

metres and length of 17.8 metres, the plan is also

well suited to many building sites and can be

flipped to maximise the sun’s free energy.

‘The Urban’ has a standard build price of

$298,750. With section prices starting around the

$163,000 mark in Rolleston, ‘The Urban’ design

turns getting a section and new house in the low

$400,000s, into a reality.

“The Urban has become our most popular

plan. Many people are choosing this design for

their Rolleston build, as well as for other parts of

Selwyn and in the city,” advises Dean.

You will find Today Homes’ latest showhome

at 614 Springston Rolleston Road in Rolleston.

It is conveniently open every day from 12 noon

until 4pm. Why not call by and have a look.


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ROLLESTON 03 347 9988

www.rwrolleston.co.nz

WEST MELTON 03 347 9933

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LINCOLN 03 325 7299

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FARMLANDS www.farmlands.co.nz

FARMLANDS LINCOLN 03 325 2889

FARMLANDS LEESTON 03 324 3189

FARMLANDS DARFIELD 03 317 9070

PROPERTY BROKERS ROLLESTON

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HARCOURTS HORNBY 03 349 9919

HARCOURTS ROLLESTON 03 347 4711

HARCOURTS LINCOLN 03 662 9933

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03 318 7850, www.pggwre.co.nz

MATSON & ALLAN

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ROLLESTON 03 347 9949

DARFIELD 03 318 8204

LEESTON 03 324 3704

MIKE PERO ROLLESTON

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BAYLEYS

CANTERBURY 03 375 4700

www.bayleys.co.nz

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CHRISTCHURCH 03 343 5178

www.glassmiles.co.nz


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