Selwyn_Times: January 19, 2022



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• By Susan Sandys

RAKAIA RIVER salmon anglers

are revelling in a season they say

is the best in a decade.

“It’s one out of the box so far,”

Simon McMillan of Leeston

(pictured) said.

He is leading the Southbridge

Hotel salmon fishing competition,

having weighed in a 8.95kg fish on

January 6.

Hotel owner/

operator Harry

Singh said it was

the biggest fish

entered in the

competition since

1997. The smallest

so far this season

was 5.65kg, which

would have been

considered a

good-sized fish in

previous seasons.

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at council

• By Susan Sandys


managers are preparing

contingency plans as New

Zealand teeters dangerously

towards an Omicron outbreak.

Acting chief




said the district

council was

adjusting its

Covid-19 alert

level restriction


continuity plans,

to ensure it was



able to maintain services in the

case of an outbreak of the virus

among staff.

“Contingency plans include

options such as split teams,

remote working and alternative

methods of delivering services,”

Washington said.

Dismissing unvaccinated staff

will be a last resort for the district

council as it takes steps towards a

no-jab no-job policy.

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THERE’S SOME gutless

buggers around. I’d like

to use a more applicable

but unprintable word to

describe the guy who tried

to kick an eel to death (see

page 7).

Luckily a passer-by walking

her dog saw what was

happening, called him out

and he put the defenceless

eel back in the stream where

it belonged. Otherwise it appears

the eel wouldn’t have

stood a chance.

This guy was not young,

he was about 19, and according

to the witness was wearing

a stupid-looking pirate

hat and apparently trying to

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• By Susan Sandys

ROLLESTON residents are

going to Lincoln for groceries as

roadworks have slowed access

around the Rolleston Drive/

Tennyson St intersection.

Rolleston Drive will be

one-way westbound until the

upgrades, to install traffic signals,

are completed in late April.

In addition, the intersection is

closed 9pm-6am daily until the

end of this month. Tennyson St

is closed either side, before it will

re-open to one-way southbound

traffic from mid-February.

Accessing the New World

supermarket and other restaurants

and shops in the area of

the intersection is challenging

residents’ and visitors’ patience.

They are finding themselves

driving around the outskirts of

town to negotiate the closures

and one-way system.

Residents commenting on the

Rolleston Community Group on

Facebook spoke of their frustrations,

with some saying they

were finding it quicker to access

the New World at Lincoln than

at Rolleston.

The initial post, which attracted

more than 290 likes and 150

comments, was from a resident

wanting to get to the New World

and asking “has anyone got a

spare helicopter for hire?”

District council group manager

infrastructure Murray

Washington said upgrade work

on a major intersection always

meant “some disruption” to

usual driving routines.

“This is a major, required

upgrade and we’re grateful for

people’s patience and understanding

that the upgrade to the

intersection and surrounding

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Roadworks frustrate residents

ROADWORKS: The roundabout at Rolleston Drive/Tennyson St is being replaced by

traffic lights, causing disruptions for residents.



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roads will improve traffic flow

and safety,” Washington said.

Detours were in place to allow

access to all businesses affected,

he said.

Along with the traffic signals,

the upgrade will include a new

lane layout with right hand

turning traffic lanes and cycle

lanes, linking to the pathways

recently installed to the north on

Tennyson St, along with signal

crossings for bicycles and for



In Brief


After being postponed twice

due to Covid-19 restrictions,

Hororata Community Trust

members hope it will be third

time lucky for the annual

Hororata Mechanical Swap Meet.

Established by Hororata residents

John Foster and Dave Pomare in

2010, the event is scheduled for

January 29. The pair currently

help the Hororata Community

Trust which last year took

over management. Trust event

manager Cindy Driscoll said

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are $15. Up to 800 visitors are

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Selwyn’s enthusiastic historians

plan to apply to the district

council’s community history

fund, and are calling on others to

join them. Selwyn Heritage and

Historical Network chairman

Grant Clausen said while the

network included most of the

museum and history groups in

the district, there could be similar

organisations it was not aware

of. The network will apply for

assistance with the cost of eHive

cataloguing, a museum software

system for organising collections.

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Thousands of potholes fixed, roads

• By Susan Sandys


potholes were fixed on

Selwyn roads in the

last financial year.

The district council

also resealed 44km

of roads, completed

9087km of grading

on unsealed roads,

and 3.2km of footpath


The facts and figures

feature in the district

council’s summary of

work during 2021, and

in the 2020/2021 financial

year to June 30.

Roading projects in the

financial year also included the

continued construction

of two major new

roundabouts – at the

Springs Rd/Marshs Rd

and Shands Rd/Blakes

Rd intersections, to be

completed this year in


Mayor Sam

Broughton said 2021

had been a year of major

milestones, including

completing big community

infrastructure projects

which had come to fruition after

years of careful planning and

hard work.

“All of these support the

DANGER: Almost 4000 potholes

were repaired on Selwyn roads in

the last financial year.



amazing community we have

here in Selwyn. We will continue

to work hard to address the

challenges, and make the

most of the opportunities,

growth brings. Our

community has made us

the most popular place for

Kiwis to come and live.”

The district council

summary included projects

for the financial year

as well as the calendar

year, following the release

of its annual report being

delayed to the end of the

year due to disruptions related to

Covid restrictions.


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POPULAR: The Selwyn Sports Centre was completed in April, 84,000 people visited the

complex in the first two months.


• Population growth outstripped

the rest of the country.

Statistics New Zealand estimates

for the financial year showed

Selwyn had the largest total

growth, of 3400 people, as well

as the largest percentage growth,

of 4.8 per cent.

• Residential building consents

set new records, with 2916 building

consents issued altogether,

up 11.2 per cent on the previous


• The $21.5 million Selwyn

Sports Centre was completed in

April. It saw 84,000 visits in its

first two months.

• The $14.7 million Selwyn

Health Hub was completed in

April. Pacific Radiology is a

tenant and the health board will

soon move its maternity services


• Library use continued to

grow, there were 437,835 visits to

district council pools (equivalent

to six swims for each Selwyn

resident), and 23,713 people

flocked to district council

community events despite the


• A new 10-lane, 25m pool,

opened at the Selwyn Aquatic

Centre in June, more than doubling

lane capacity.



Rangiora A&P Showgrounds

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd January

The great news for car enthusiasts

is that Trillo Metals Muscle Car

Madness is on this weekend! under

the passport system, a requirement

of the A&P Association who own the


The public show days are this

Saturday January 22nd and Sunday

23rd. Public hours are 9am-4pm.

Thousands of cars will be on display

including over 200 cars from the

North Island. Due to not being

able to jump on a plane and travel

overseas for that long awaited

holiday, a lot of people have been

spending up “big time” on new toys...

including hot rods and muscle cars.

Large numbers arriving include 53

people from Toy Shed in Rotorua

and another 50 or so from Bay

Rodders in Tauranga, Macs speed,

Rocket speed equipment and

large contingents from Palmy and


Pete Schimanski is bringing his

8 second nitro burning 1934 Ford

coupe, Garth Hogan hopes to bring

his 1334 roadster salt car along that

ran over 190 mph on Bonneville

(this car could be the world’s fastest

flathead V8). Lots of top new cars

debut at this show.

Muscle Car Madness is one of the

top three shows in the country and a

major drawcard for Rangiora.

The Rockabilly Fashion & Beauty

Pageant is extremely popular and

has classes for all ages including

the real littlies! This kicks off on

Saturday at noon. Following this at

about 1.30pm is the Stadium Finance

burnout comp with finals on Sunday.

This year Greg Murphy is set to be a

guest judge.

The first official event is the “Twin

Towns” Thursday night Cruise

starting on the main street of

Rangiora and then heading out to

Kaiapoi, sponsored by Real Steel

Customs, Riverton. Around 300 cars

attend this.

Friday is the Classic Cover Insurance

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Includes car displays, food & retail

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Wednesday January 19 2022 Selwyn Times

• The $22.2 million Te Ara

Ātea cultural facility and sensory

space of the Rolleston town

centre were completed by the

end of the calendar year.

Selwyn continued to be

one of the strongest economies

nationwide, with GDP for the

district growing by seven per

cent in comparison to a national

average of 4.2 per cent in the

financial year.

• The strong growth contributed

to district council revenue

of $171.2 million, compared to

the expected budget of $158.6


• The district council had

a surplus of $52.4 million in

the financial year. This is a

decrease of $26.7 million on

the previous year, mostly due

to lower levels of assets being

vested to the district council by


• Total expenditure was

$120.6 million, compared with

budgeted expenditure of $120.8


• More than $15 million

worth of improvements to

drinking water, stormwater

and wastewater systems were

completed, while a further 6ha

of reserves were added to the

district’s network of parks.

Upcoming district

council project

highlights for 2022


• Work to continue on

the new $13 million,

22ha, Springs Park sports

and nature reserve at

Prebbleton, as well as

upgrades to Kirwee

Reserve and the Darfield


• Building of $4.2 million

artificial football and

hockey turfs, alongside

a 200-vehicle park to

replace the existing gravel

car park, at Foster Park.

• Completion of the

Darfield/Kirwee pipeline

to the Pines Wastewater

Treatment Plant, which

has $10.66 million shovel

ready funding. A new

sewer line along the

Darfield main street

will pave the way for

businesses and new

developments to connect


• Water capacity

upgrades will begin

for Darfield, Leeston,

Prebbleton, Rolleston,

West Melton and the

rural restricted supplies.

There will also be water

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sealed, big projects finished

storage and quality

upgrades at Springfield

and Castle Hill.

• Repairs to Darfield Pool,

$1.5 million is budgeted

for the 2021/2022 financial


• Continuing work around

the Rolleston town square

and reserve developments,

and town centre including

a Rolleston Drive/Tennyson

St intersection upgrade

and Rolleston Drive

roading upgrade. It will

be as the $85 million

Rolleston Fields private

enterprise shopping centre

buildings come under


• Building of a new

Leeston Medical Centre

to replace the existing

earthquake prone facility,

with potential to extend


of the



pipeline to

the Pines



Plant is


for this year.

or add complementary

services. Cost is $1.86

million funded by lease

rental income.

• Roading network

programme safety

improvements of $17.8

million over 2022-

2030, funded by Waka

Kotahi NZ Transport

Agency, development

contributions and the

general rate.

• Prebbleton arterial

intersection upgrades to

begin – Shands/Trents,

Shands/Hamptons Rds

and Springs/Hamptons

Rds. There has been $13.8

million allocated through

to 2025, funded by Waka

Kotahi NZ Transport

Agency, development

contributions and the

general rate.


Majority of

staff fully


• From page 1

The district council employs

about 480 people. It is reviewing

feedback from staff after consulting

on its vaccination mandate


It comes as the city council

introduces a mandate for its 2791


Washington said currently

all of the district council’s staff

required to be vaccinated under

the Government’s Covid-19 vaccination

health order were fully

vaccinated, and all of the senior

management team were fully vaccinated.

In addition, a recent voluntary

survey among staff based at facilities

where the district council was

not currently requiring full vaccination,

indicated the majority

were fully vaccinated.

“For roles where vaccination

is required and a staff member

declines and does not have an

exemption, we will work with

those staff to consider options for

them,” Washington said.

This would include alternative

working arrangements, modified

duties, redeployment or a period

of leave. Staff members ending

employment with the district

council would be a last case

scenario, “only where no other

arrangement can be reached.”




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In collaboration with Youth Pathways (Te Ara Rangatahi) and Ministry of Social Development,

Selwyn District Council is providing a five week group Internship in the following areas.

To support career pathways:

· Running a public facility

· Organising and delivering events

· Running recreation programmes

· Working in a library

· Organising and delivering community

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• By Susan Sandys

A LINCOLN resident was

shocked to witness a teenager

jumping on a live eel on the

ground at the Liffey Stream.

The woman said it appeared

the youth, who was in a group

of three, had fished the eel out

of the area and he was trying to

kill it.

The woman was taking her dog

for a walk along the stream last

Tuesday, in an area adjoining the

Lincoln Medical Centre grounds

on Kildare Tce, when she came

across the incident.

It appeared the eel, about 50cm

long, was in distress as the youth,

aged about 19, alternatively

picked it up, dropped it onto the

ground and jumped on it. He

was with two teenage girls, one

of whom appeared upset at his


The woman yelled at the group

to put the eel back. At first the

young man laughed it off, but

some moments later she noticed

him return it to the water.

“It was pretty awful, to experience

some cruelty to an animal

like that,” the woman said.

The woman posted her experience

on the Facebook Lincoln

NZ Community Page to raise

awareness. She described the

youth as wearing a “stupid

pirate-style hat.’’

Commenters were horrified

and some called for the incident

to be reported to the correct


District council group

manager property Douglas

Marshall said the behaviour

witnessed by the woman was


“Eels are a precious native species

and we’re lucky in Lincoln

to have a place where people can

see them up close. We would

encourage Lincoln residents

to look after and care for these

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Youth seen harming live eel

creatures,” Marshall said.

In spring, the district council

put signs up at the L11 River in

Lincoln after teenagers fished

and harassed eels there.

About 20 tame longfin eels,

protected by the district council’s

parks and reserves by-law and

also the Reserves Act, raise their

heads out of the water to take

food from people’s hands.

But teenagers had been seen by

residents trying to hurt the eels.

Marshall said anyone witnessing

such behaviour should

HORROR: The area

in Lincoln where a

youth appeared to

be trying to kill a

live eel.

(Above) – Tame

eels gather to be

fed at the LII River.

immediately phone the district

council on 0800 Selwyn (735


An SPCA spokeswoman

said in addition animal cruelty

and violence in Canterbury

can be reported to the SPCA’s

Christchurch centre, 349 7057.

“Police also have the power to

enforce the Animal Welfare Act,”

she said.

Animal welfare concerns

can also be reported online to

the Ministry for Primary



Fish numbers

in decline

Department of Conservation

biodiversity supervisor Craig

Alexander said streams

throughout the Liffey are an

important eel habitat.

“Eel/tuna are fascinating

animals that are

unfortunately in decline,

and it is disappointing to

hear someone may have

been trying to intentionally

injure one. It is unacceptable


The extensive network

of spring-fed streams and

waterways, which were

tributaries to Te Waihora Lake

Ellesmere, were important

habitat for longfin and

shortfin eels and other native


“A range of work is under

way to raise awareness of the

value of these waterways and

how they can be enhanced

for tuna and other species.”

He said the threatened

longfin eel was only found

in New Zealand. They lived

for up to 100 years and only

bred once at the end of their

life. When ready to breed,

they left New Zealand and

swam to the sub-tropical

Pacific Ocean to spawn.

“The longfin eel in

particular faces a range of

threats including habitat loss,

dams and culverts affecting

migration paths, and

pollution,’’ Alexander said.


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• By Susan Sandys

FIRE BOSSES are urging

residents to make sure trees are

not overhanging or too close to

driveways after an appliance was


Fire and


New Zealand

group manager

Selwyn Dave

Berry said

the Lincoln

Volunteer Fire

Brigade truck

sustained panel

damage as well as broken side

beacon and scene lights.

It happened when volunteers

were responding to a medical

call to a critically ill patient in

the Lincoln area recently. They

found the space up the driveway

narrow due to tree growth.

The truck had to be temporarily

taken off the road for about

$2000 of repairs.

To ensure there was sufficient

access, people needed to make

sure their driveways had at least

4m clearance both sideways and

from the ground to any overhanging


“Our vehicles are generally

larger and heavier than those

used by other emergency services,”

Berry said.

“Poor or inadequate access

can result in a delayed response

to an emergency and directly

impact the safety of occupants

or the protection of property.”

He also reminded residents to

make sure their street address

or RAPID numbers were clearly

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Call to address access

issues for fire appliances

Dave Berry

DAMAGE: Fire trucks need

a 4m x 4m space around

driveways. A Lincoln

appliance sustained a

broken side beacon when

volunteers responded to a

medical callout.

visible from the road.

Owners of larger properties

needed to make sure there were

alternative access routes, and to

be ready to point out to crews

any bridges or culverts that large

and heavy fire appliances may

not be able to safely cross.

“These simple acts can help us

get to the emergency quicker,”

Berry said.

Big fish and good

river conditions

lure salmon anglers

• From page 1

“We have a lot of big fish,

which is really impressive,”

Singh said.

About 30 people were registered

for the competition, which

would run until April 30. Just

one entry per person is permitted,

and only about five people

have so far weighed in their

catches, with the peak of the

season not until next month.

McMillan agreed it was fantastic

to see plenty of big salmon


“The last eight to 10 years

of salmon fishing has been

very, very tough in the Rakaia

River, but to see the number of

fish we have seen and the size of

them has been good,” McMillan


He had been “absolutely

rapt” to catch the biggest fish

he had landed since 2013,

which was hooked on a cold,

overcast and windy afternoon.

He was holidaying at the north

Rakaia huts with wife Vicki

and his two daughters when he

decided to pop out and take the

family pet labrador Ferg fishing

with him.

After jetboating upstream he

cast his rod from the riverbank.

“The fight and the thrill of

getting the biggest fish I have

caught in a number of years

was well worth the cold hands,”

McMillan said.

He was not confident of winning

the Southbridge Hotel


“I’m not thinking it’s a done

deal, because there’s plenty of the

season to go.”

Meanwhile, Fish and Game

said it was too early to confirm

anecdotal reports from anglers

of the best start to the season in

10 years.

North Canterbury Fish and

Game Council spokesman Richie

Cosgrove said the Rakaia had

enjoyed good river conditions

so far this season, and salmon

generally ran there earlier than

the Waimakariri River.

“There’s certainly a lot of activity

down there at the moment,”

Cosgrove said, referring to

anglers converging on the river’s

two mouths and lagoon area.

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in force this season. Anglers

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A New Premium

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Qestral Corporation, developers of popular

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With a vibrant and thriving community, Halswell

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Family’s bid to keep beaches safe

Rolleston’s Cullen

family are well known

in surf lifesaving

circles. Reporter Emily

Moorhouse catches up

with them

KIRSTY CULLEN has been a

member of the New Brighton

Surf Life Saving Club for a

decade and is yet to face a dull


Since joining she has tried her

hand at several different roles,

helped more than 20 people to

become lifeguards and won two

awards for her efforts.

Kirsty, who has lived in Rolleston

for the past 20 years joined

the club along with her husband

Andy and two daughters Ashley

and Phie in 2012 in a bid to give

her girls more knowledge on

safety in the water as they were

learning to surf.

“At the time they were budding

young little surfers following us,”

Kirsty said.

“We thought heck they’re really

out there in the water and

they don’t really know much

except for on their surf boards.”

Kirsty loved the club from the

beginning and it wasn’t long

before regular Sunday sessions

turned into taking on a volunteer

lifeguard role, also gaining her

inflatable rescue boat qualifications.

Kirsty’s family followed

suit with Andy and her eldest

daughter Ashley qualifying as

lifeguards in 2015.

Soon, the whole family was on

patrol together when youngest

daughter Phie became a lifeguard

in 2018.

The family became known as

the “Cullen patrol” and Kirsty

said it sometimes felt like they

were just hanging out at the

beach together.

“I was really proud,” she said.

“It is a nice combo having the

family at the beach.”

During 2018 she tried her hand

at a few roles, gaining patrol

captain and surf official qualifications

as well as becoming a

lifeguard instructor when the

club needed one.

She noticed the club was

stretched and didn’t have enough

people to get lifeguards qualified

so she was more than happy to

fill the gap.

“For me it just became a

no-brainer because there were

these juniors coming through

who were so excited about wanting

to become a lifeguard so I

guess I just showed some interest

in wanting to do that,” she said.

Kirsty proved successful in her

position as an instructor, helping

more than 20 lifeguards qualify

before taking up boarding and

becoming the junior board


At the beginning of the

2018/19 summer season she

moved on to the role of junior

surf co-ordinator, a role that

she said was pretty big but very


And if that wasn’t enough,

Kirsty also became a patrol

captain for one of the five patrol

groups at the club.

“I didn’t do it alone, but it was

my job to run and oversee the

whole junior programme,” she


“I’m definitely not the only

one who gives up a lot of time.

There are people out there just

like me.”

While she said it was a team

effort to run a patrol group, each

lifeguard was responsible for


“At the end of the day, every

single lifeguard no matter what

age or experience are still trained

to spot a person in trouble and to

be able to rescue and resuscitate

if necessary.”

In 2019 Kirsty took up surf

row boating, a skill that she said

took a bit of getting the hang of.

“I’ll love my crew forever for

being so patient and tolerant,”

she said.

That was the same crew that

went on to compete in the 2020

Surf Life Saving Nationals in

Gisborne, medalling in masters,

and making semis and finals for

the short and long courses.

“I think we surprised a lot of

people,” Kirsty said.

“Out of 11 crews we were the

only one from the South Island.”

Throughout her time with the

club she has won district instructor

of the year award in 2020

and volunteer of the year award

in 2021 but for her it was never

about prizes.

“I’ve never done anything

I’ve done to gain recognition or

awards,” she said.

“I’ve only done it to gain competence.”

Kirsty’s favourite part of the

job was seeing people achieve

their goals and overcome obstacles.

“You might have a sevenyear-old

who at the start of the

summer was way too scared to

put their head under or even go

out past ankle depth and here

they are diving under waves

quite happily, I mean that’s


Kirsty said she feels very lucky

to be part of such a great crew

and even when they’re all tired

and a bit overstretched it’s reassuring

to know that they’ve got

each other’s backs.

“The tagline that goes with

surf lifesaving is ‘in it for life’

well I may have started late, but

the phrase is so true. I’ve joined

an amazing crew.’’

FAMILY: Kirsty

Cullen on

patrol at New

Brighton Beach

with daughter

Phie and

husband Andy.


Cullen was awarded

district instructor of the year

award in 2020 and volunteer

of the year award in 2021

at the Surf Life Saving New

Zealand Southern Region

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Organic farmers’

dream to regenerate river is a reality

LEESTON organic farmers

Dominque Schacherer and

Logan Kerr have started to create

their dream of regenerating part

of the Irwell River thanks to a

chance meeting.

“When we moved here over a

year ago, we had a dream of regenerating

the river, but starting

the project by ourselves felt really

overwhelming,” said Schacherer.

They then

ran into




chairman Tim


“So we were

really excited



when we heard

from Tim

about Project

Tinaku, which supports farmers

to regenerate the riverbanks and

it all happened really quickly.”

Tinaku is the flagship project

of ESAI, which secured funding

through the Jobs for Nature

initiative from the Ministry for

Primary Industries to help farmers

regenerate their waterways

and create employment and

education opportunities in the


Project lead David Hewson

and project co-ordinator Johanna

Blakely visited the farm and

developed a plan for two distinct

sites, one along the river and one

around a natural backwater, with

suitable native planting species.

“By having two different types

of sites, we were able to create

a range of wildlife habitats and

maximise the functions of the

plantings, such as shading the

waterway, stabilising the banks,

and filtering any run-off,” said


Before the planting started

in spring, Kerr, Schacherer and

their team put in the hard yards

clearing the sites of overgrown

willows, poplars and blackberry

in preparation for planting.

Project Tinaku contractors

then came in to prepare the sites

by removing grass and other

herbaceous weeds in the areas

directly around where each plant

would go.

“Because it is an organic farm,

this was done manually rather


Leeston farmers



and Logan Kerr

are helping to

restore part of

the Irwell River.

than with sprays,” said Blakely.

In September and October, the

contractors planted 1600 native

plants at the site, lining 250m

of the river’s edge and covering

a total area of 0.4ha, including

0.1ha of re-established wetlands.

“We were not expecting it to

get this far really quickly, which

we are pretty stoked about,”

said Schacherer. Kerr said it

would have been difficult for a

new business to pump a lot its

own money into this project,

and it would have been difficult

to make such a big head start

without the financial boost from

the project.

“To get something established

gives us a lot of confidence to

continue by ourselves,” said


The project Tinaku has had

“huge benefits for the Ellesmere

region,” said Kerr.

“It’s great to see that it is

not a government-directed

programme, but local people

taking initiatives themselves

to make this happen, which is


The project contributed

$17,500 to the streamside organic

planting project.

Landowners are required to

top up this amount with at least

25 per cent of either cash or

in-kind contributions, such as


Schacherer and

Kerr’s contribution has been

to carry out site clearance ,

including many hours of clearing

blackberry, felling willows and

other exotic weed trees and


For Tinaku projects to date,

the landowner contribution has

averaged 33 per cent of the total

project value.

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Robertson’s rural well-being talk

‘Lean On A

Gate, Talk

To A Mate’


also popular

MAKE SURE you have someone

to talk to when life gets tough.

That was the key message from

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson

and a variety of rural mental

health advocates at a packed

gathering of the Ellesmere farming

community on Wednesday.

Ellesmere Sustainable Agriculture,

with support from

the Ministry for Primary

Industries, invited its members

and community to listen to four

incredible speakers sharing their

experiences around leadership,

stress, anxiety and depression

and the strategies to cope with

the pressures life creates in rural


A capacity crowd of nearly 100

farmers, their families and their

neighbours were captivated by

Robertson sharing some of the

secrets of the culture that created

the Crusaders dynasty, including

their methods to handle setbacks

and stress, which according to

Robertson apply to both the

rugby field as well as the farm.

Robertson explained how he

built his coaching career on doing

the hard yards, learning from

others who have gone before him

and building a support group he

can lean back on.

He said that earlier in his

career he used former Canterbury

coach Rob Penney as his

sounding board and these days

gets on the phone with former

Crusaders coach Robbie Deans

for mentoring.

“You always need to have a

plan or a person to call when

things get difficult,” Robertson

told the audience at the Lakeside

Soldiers Memorial Hall near


He explained that each person

responds differently to adversity.

“Some players get angry, some

get quiet and some withdraw,”

said Robertson who stressed

how important it was for all of us

to recognise and understand how

we react to stress and respond


“Instead of withdrawing or

getting angry, it is better to take

action. Talk to someone, get

a team around you, stay connected.

If you stay connected,

you can stay on course.”

After answering questions

about rugby as well as mental

health, the coach handed the

floor to three other speakers who

each support the rural community

and their mental health.

Geoff Spark, a supporter of the

Farmstrong (www.farmstrong. movement shared his

personal tale of dealing with

incredible stress after 2500 cattle

were culled due to Mycoplasma


High-profile rural sports MC

and commentator Craig ‘Wiggy’

Wiggins then spoke about the

unexpected demand for a weekly

drop-in zoom call he started for

farmers during the first Covid


“Lockdown shut the front gate

and anxiety levels went through

the roof,” said Wiggins.

The weekly online gathering

evolved in a national campaign

SUPPORT: Rural mental

health advocates Geoff

Spark, left, Elle Perriam

and Craig Wiggins shared

their personal stories with

the Ellesmere farming


(Left) – A packed Lakeside

Soldiers Memorial Hall

listens to Scott Robertson.

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• Christchurch Community

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• 0800 543 354 (0800

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• YOUTHLINE: 0800 376 633

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and you feel like you or

someone else is at risk,

phone 111.

to encourage farmers to open up

and share their worries.

Wiggins said that the ‘Lean

On A Gate, Talk To A Mate’

campaign aims to recreate some

of the traditional opportunities

when farmers used to connect

at the saleyards or in the pub,

which may not be happening as

often these days.

He explained that when people

get down, they struggle to remember

the good times.

“So it’s important to connect

to someone from the past, so

you can remember those happy


The final speaker of the evening,

Elle Perriam, spoke about

her personal journey of depression

after her partner took his

own life, and trying everything

“to get rid of the pain”.

She explained how the depression

eventually helped her

to understand the mindset of

people considering taking their

own lives and helped to create

Will To Live New Zealand (www., which helps

farmers with their mental health


Perriam, who grew up in

Haast, but now lives in Leeston,

has reached over 15,000 farmers

through her Rural Change

Programme in recent months

and has raised funding for farmers

to access private counselling,

instead of waiting for months

through the public health system.

She encouraged all farmers

to reach out if they wanted to

improve their well-being, even

those who don’t have urgent


ESAI event organiser Jo Fearn

said the night had been a huge

success and the ESAI team were

stoked with the big turnout.

“Mental health is one of the

biggest challenges in the rural

sector and creating a night like

this to learn and to connect with

your neighbours is incredibly


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Winter sport club’s colourful past


planned at

top hut of

Mt Olympus

• By Susan Sandys

LONG-TIME members of

Windwhistle Winter Sports Club

will reminisce about the club’s

early days at a skifield picnic on


The club turns 90 this

year, and is starting a year

of celebrations by inviting

members, past members and the

public to its birthday picnic at

the Mt Olympus top hut.

The club was established as

a Lake Ida ice skating group in

1932, before members turned

their dream of a establishing a

ski area into reality in the 1950s.

Organiser Karen Meares

said she had fond memories of

learning to ski there with her

late father Bruce Jessep, who

was involved in the skifield’s


“My earliest experience is the

comradeship and all the friends

that we made, right from Lake

Coleridge down to Hororata,”

Meares said.

In her father’s memoirs, Jessep

recalled the investigations into

establishing the ski area began as

early as 1949. He said Ken Hall

and fellow members of the club

decided the Mt Olympus basin

was a good place for a skifield.

He recalled a trip with pack

horses in 1954, taking A-frame

pipes and the first rope, for a ski

tow, into the basin.

That year a road was

constructed, this being “marred

by the sad loss” of Windwhistle

farmer Hugh Richards while

blasting rocks around the bluffs.

By 1956 a new top hut was


Today there are four top

tows, and the top hut has been

extended to become a modern

facility accommodating about 50


RICH HISTORY: Karen Meares delves into some of the

skifield’s old visitor books.

Meares said the hard work and

community spirit of generations

of families pulling together

over the years had created the

fantastic facility that is the Mt

Olympus skfiield today.

While it did not have the

luxury of groomed slopes that

commercial skifields had,

members had the thrill of staying

on the snow and amazing

conditions when the snow was


“You can put your skis on and

ski over to the tow. It’s a great

little area for children to learn

how to ski, the learners tow is

right there in front of the top hut.

You can get beautiful powder

snow and beautiful spring snow.”

The skifield, dubbed the

playground of the gods, was also

a great place to be in summer,

and Meares was looking forward

to welcoming people at the

picnic on Sunday.

“Mt Olympus is a special

place, winter or summer,”

Meares said.

Visitors will also be able to see

repairs to the road which was

damaged in the May floods last


Four-wheel-drive vehicles are

needed to access the top hut. Tea

and coffee will be provided, but

visitors will need to take their

own picnics.

People must register for the

free event at

PLAYGROUND OF THE GODS: Mt Olympus rises above a

tarn at the top of the ski area’s main tow. Long-time skiers

Meares (front) and Meg Morten are among those who

flock there each winter.

RUGGED: Horses were used to carry building equipment

to Mt Olympus. Here they cross the Ryton River in 1949.

Wednesday January 19 2022 Selwyn Times 17



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TWO RISING track stars

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Club have received

prestigious Nick Willis

scholarships following

their medal-winning

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Colgate Games.

Meg Edwards and Jody

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and 400m.

FAMILIAR FACE: Former All Black Ma’a Nonu

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the North Island Colgate Games. Right – The

14-year-old girls 4x100m relay squad of (from

left) Kiera O’Reilly, Molly O’Reilly, Edwards and

Eden Innes placed second in their final.


Isabel Prescott also

won two of her events in

the 11-year-old age group,

the 800m and 1500m


There were 35 other

top-eight finishes while

squad members aged

between seven and nine

were awarded 25 pennants.

A team of 11 athletes also

headed to Wellington for

the North Island Colgate

Games from January

7-9, where the squad

again performed with


Edwards again dominated

the 80m hurdles

while Molly O’Reilly

showcased her versatility

by winning the 14-year-old

girls 2000m race walk before

being part of the silver

medal-winning 4x100m

relay squad.

Woodcock also left the

capital with a haul of silver

from the three races he

won down south.

Wednesday January 19 2022 Selwyn Times 19

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No Butts about it – David makes the call

• By Dave Di Somma

FOR 40 years David Butt has

been either driving or training

winners. But not for much


The 57-year-old officially

declared he’d driven his last race

when Masterly made it two wins

from two starts at Westport on

December 28.

Now he’s decided to not renew

his trainer’s licence as well.

The husband and wife combo

of David and Catherine Butt

have trained 740 winners from

2002, with David adding another

99 on his own account from 1981

to 2001.

“Cath and I will finish up the

training this season,” he said.

They also won three New

Zealand training premierships -

2004, 2006 and 2007.

Their decision to step away

is not a big surprise, given they

have massively scaled back their

involvement in recent years.

For instance, in 2009 they had

574 starts. In the elongated 2020-

21 season that number was just

21, with two winners (Roll With

Eunice and Minstrel).

Butt had only eight drives in

that time, compared to his busiest

year, 2002, when he had 553

drives and 86 wins.

His health has been a key

factor for the change. He has

suffered from vertigo for the past

six or so years.

“There’s a lot of dizziness, it’s

always there.They can’t fix it but

over the years it’s got less and

less,” he said.

Fittingly his last drive and last

win was with a horse trained by

his cousin, Paul Nairn, who’s acknowledged

as a master trainer

of trotters.

“We bred him (Masterly) and

hoped to go out with a win, so it

worked out good,” said Butt.

The Butt/Nairn partnership

has been a formidable one over

the years, highlighted by multiple

Group One winning trotters

Call Me Now and Stig but also

including the likes of Enthusiast

and Above The Stars.

Of the pacers he’d driven,

Bondy (23 wins from 56) and Pay

Me Christian (12 from 32) were

two that stood out.

As a driver, he finishes with

1141 wins which puts him 20th

on the all-time winners’ list. His

first winning drive was with

Roger at Forbury Park in 1983.

Just as Butt followed his father


David Butt,

pictured with

wife Catherine,

has decided

to retire from

driving and

training. Right:

Butt with Stig

after winning the

2008 Dominion


Robin and grandfathers, and

harness racing legends Wes Butt

and Jack Litten into the sport, he

reckons the time has come for

the next generation to take over.

“We will still work the young

ones, but then they will go to

Bob and he’ll race them.”

David and Catherine’s son Bob

is already an established trainerdriver

in his own right. He’s had

good success of late with horses

like Kiwi X Factor, Socrates,

Gold Chain and Phoebe Onyx,

and Group One success in 2020

with Heavyweight Hero in the

New Zealand Trotting Free For

All on New Zealand Cup day.

Home for the Butts is a huge

breeding, training and racing

operation based at Woodend


After thinking that beach

training would be the best way

forward the Butts moved there

from West Melton 22 years ago.

They started off with a 12ha

block. Since then the property

has expanded to 93ha.

Woodend has become a

harness racing hub, home to

the likes of John and Jenna

Dunn, Greg and Nina Hope,

Regan Todd and Matt Purvis,

with the Butts leasing out

paddocks and stables to a

number of trainers.

And the Butts say their

success can be traced back to one


“Dartaway was the horse

that changed things for us,” said



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The son of Holmes Hanover

turned into their stable star, winning

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is an owner . . . and that’s a bit

unlikely,” he quipped.

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put out to pasture.

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stable, but what with running

the farm, and with six or seven

broodmares – there’s still plenty

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• By Joshua Smith

IDLE STUARTIA won her third

race of the week for Weedons

trainer Rodger Austin when

victorious in the Graham Neill

Memorial Trotting Cup at

Waterlea Raceway on Sunday.

It adds to her win at the same

venue on Friday and victory at

Nelson last Sunday, which came

after placing at the same venue

just two days earlier.

Austin was over the moon

with the result and admitted

he didn’t expect to see the 2-1/2

length winning performance

from his mare on Sunday.

“I was a wee bit surprised,”

Austin said.

“She had gone up a class and

she was off 10m. I didn’t think

the 2800m would suit her, but

she is in that zone and the old

trotters, once they get in there,

they are pretty hard to beat.

“I am stoked, she has done

really well, and Blair (Orange)

has driven her really well every

start too.”

With three wins and a placing

from her four starts at the top

of the South Island, Austin said

the daughter of Superfast Stuart

has enjoyed the trip away from


“I think she just likes being

away, just like her trainer and

owner, getting away from home

and having a bit of a holiday,” he


Austin doesn’t have any immediate

plans with his in-form

mare but is looking forward to

stepping her back out closer to


“We will just go home and

reassess everything because she

has jumped quite a few points

now so we are going to have to

go through the motions a wee

bit. We will see what she does,”

he said.

Wednesday January 19 2022 Selwyn Times


Weedons trainer has great

Nelson/Marlborough carnival

IN HER STRIDE: Idle Stuartia won three races in quick

succession for Weedons trainer Rodger Austin.

Meanwhile, Austin said

stablemate BJ Lindenny didn’t

appreciate the trip on Sunday

when finishing sixth to Idle


“The 2800m didn’t suit him

and I think the run the first

day might have taken it out

of him a wee bit because he

didn’t eat up very well after the

race, but I wasn’t too worried,”

Austin said.

“I think he will bounce back

pretty well when he gets back to

a mile and a quarter.”

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Back to school – make

it fun and positive

When it comes to the end of the holidays,

there are those children who can’t wait

to get back to school and there are those

children who are not quite so keen. The

following are some tips and ideas to help

make the transition easier.

Know the start date

It may seem like a no-brainer, but make

sure you know the date your child is due

back to school. It varies from school to

school so check on the school’s website or

ring the office.

Talk about going back to school

Start talking to your child about going

back to school. Ask them how they’re

feeling – what they’re looking forward to

and what they’re worried about. Explain

that it’s normal to feel different emotions

like worry and excitement at the same

time. Model a positive attitude about going

back to help your child feel good.

Start waking up earlier

If your kids have been going to bed later

and waking up later than usual during the

holidays, it will be a shock to the system

if they suddenly have to get up early. Start

waking them up earlier about a week or so

before school goes back so they get used to

early starts.

Practise walking/catching

public transport

If your child is starting a new school,

practice walking there or catching public

transport so that they know where to go

and what to do.

Be uniform ready

Check you have the correct uniform if

your child is wearing one for the first time.

If they already have a uniform, make sure

you know where it is, check it’s clean and

that it still fits (kids can have big growth

spurts over the summer break). Check the

traffic light map to find out the setting for

your region. If you are at red, all children

from years 4–13 will need to wear a mask

in the classroom and on buses.

Have your stationery ready

Check you have all the necessary

stationery and that it’s labelled with your

child’s name.

Prepare lunches the night


Make sure you have lunchboxes and drink

bottles ready and labelled. Prepare their

lunchboxes the night before to make the

morning run more smoothly. Remember

that schools in Aotearoa New Zealand

encourage water (or nonfat milk) only,

so check this out with the school before

filling drink bottles for your tamariki.

Pack bags the night before

Pack schoolbags the night before to make

sure you have everything ready that you

need. Many schools require a sunhat and

sunblock in the first term so have those

things ready.

Get up earlier than you

normally would

Get up 10 to 15 minutes earlier than you

usually would to allow time for a healthy

breakfast and for any unforeseen issues.

Having more time to get ready helps

reduce stress levels.

Take a deep breath

The first few days or weeks back can be

a bit stressful for everyone. It can take a

while to get back into the swing of things,

especially if you add in after-school

activities. So, take a deep breath if it’s all

too much and remember that tomorrow is

a new day!

Courtesy of:

West Rolleston

Primary - School

Te Kura o Te Uru Kowhai


to 2022

Term One

commences on


2nd February





Term 1 2022, commences on

Tuesday 1st February at 9am.

The school office will be open for

new enrolments on Monday 31st

January 9am-12pm

Lynda Taylor, Principal

Ph 324-3493

Please visit our website

for more information

Welcome to 2022

Clearview Primary

Term 1 Commences

Wednesday, 2 February

Open afternoon Tuesday 1 February 1-3pm

Office open for enrolments from

Wednesday 26 January

Uniform Sale

Order on-line at:,

or visit NZ Uniforms retail store

455 Blenheim Road,


Second Hand Uniforms

Sunday 23 January 1-3pm

& Tuesday 1 February 1-3pm

in the Clearview Hall.

Cash or cheque only.

Please visit for further information on Clearview Primary

The office will be open on Monday 31st January

for new enrolments (By appointment only)


to make an appointment

Term 1 starts Wednesday

2nd February 2022

Wednesday January 19 2022 Selwyn Times 23



Warm welcome

guaranteed at new school

With aroha as its overarching value, a warm

welcome is guaranteed when an amazing

new primary school, Te Rōhutu Whio, opens

its doors in February.

Located at the end of Kate Sheppard Drive

in east Rolleston, the phrase “love to the

people, love to the land, love to the language”

is the basis for everything the school stands

for says principal Kate Morgan.

“Our passionate and dedicated team are

excited to be here. Te Rōhutu Whio is a very

special place to learn. From our hearts to

yours we welcome you and your whanau

with open arms.”

The name Te Rōhutu Whio was gifted by

the local runanga. The school will initially

have around 100 learners and has the

capacity to grow to have 470 students.

The learning is based around three hubs

- Auraki (English), Reorua (Bi-lingual)

and Hangarau (Technology) – which

is an exciting new concept. In Auraki

students will received personalised learning

individually with teachers. “Their passions

and interests will be explored one-onone

and the teachers will then design the

learning programme for each child,” says


The Reorua hub will teach in Maōri and

English and is open to students outside of

the school zone – if they meet the criteria

- while other local primary schools will be

able to access the Hangarau hub for their

technology classes.

Another important feature is the whanau

learning where classes have mixed ages and

each child is taught at their own learning

level which gives opportunities for extending

learning as well as reinforcing concepts for

those who need it.

With a focus on hauora (wellbeing) the

team of 16 staff pride themselves on creating

a nurturing and enjoyable place to learn. A

party room is just one feature of the school

where learners and teachers can celebrate

achievements, birthdays or any other

occasion. “We wanted to make the school

friendly and welcoming so it feels like a

second home to our pupils.”

Constructed on a 30,000m 2 block, the

school’s four new buildings take up

6,795m 2 of the site while the remaining area

currently has carparking, a sports field and


Kate and the team are looking forward to

welcoming their new learners. Personalised

learning meetings are being held on 2 and

3 February 2022 and Te Rōhutu Whio will

opening on Friday 4 February with a mihi


Six easy lunch

box hacks

Keep lunches easy and fun and

encourage healthy eating right from the

start with these easy hacks…

1. Keep lunches cold with a flat icepack

– soak a dish sponge in cold water,

squeeze out excess water, place in a zip

lock bag and pop in the freezer – takes

up very little space in the lunch box and

helps to keep lunches cool in summer.

2. Help your children to make their own

individual single serve snacks using small

zip lock bags and their favourite healthy

snacks – make them a week ahead.

3. Instead of buying juice boxes, buy

each child a leak proof drink container

and fill with a combination of water and

fruit juice – save money by buying a

two litre bottle of juice and dilute for a

healthier option.

4. Divide lunch boxes up with yummy

finger foods placed in paper muffin liners

to keep separate – crackers, meat, fruit,

veggies and cheese.

5. Use cookie cutters to make fun

shaped sandwiches – get the children

to help out and choose their favourite

shapes and fillings.

6. Encourage children to make their

own lunches the night before – have a

store of chopped veggies, fruit, cheese,

snack biscuits, etc to make it easy – make

a game of it to see who can create the

most healthy or fun lunch.

Over 11,500 learners

on the move in 2022

Over 11,500 Selwyn learners will be

travelling back to school soon – that’s

nearly 20% of our population out and

about and on the move.

Selwyn School Road Safety Co-ordinator

Stephanie Hautler is asking everyone

to keep their eyes peeled for our young

people heading back to school by foot and

on wheels. “A lot of our little people will

be really distracted when heading back to

school with the excitement of seeing their

friends and meeting new teachers, so it’s

important to slow down and be alert when

driving,” says Mrs Hautler.

With the more settled weather, it’s a

great opportunity to get active with your

child. If you are pushed for time, park

your car a block back from school so your

child can still get the scooting or walking

experience. It is good for them both

physically and mentally, develops their

road safety skills and helps with overall

congestion at the school gate.

“Road safety awareness is a vital life

skill and starts developing when you are

young. Take every opportunity to educate

children on how to safely cross a road

using their eyes and ears,” Mrs Hautler

says. “A fluro yellow vest makes your child

visible in poor weather as well as bright

sun. Most schools have them available for

free or a small cost and they really make a


School travel safety tips:

• Be bright be seen, ask your school for a

safety vest.

• Tackle the routes together talking about

sneaky driveways and blind corners.

• Get out and active together to reduce

the chaos at the school gate.

• Wear your helmets, this goes for

caregivers too, young people are watching


Road safety resources for parents

and children are available from

Selwyn District Council by emailing or phoning

347 2705.

We’re heading

back to school

Please watch out for us

24 Selwyn Times Wednesday January 19 2022

Monday 31 January 2022

Dunsandel School

Irvines Rd, RD2, Dunsandel, 7682

Ph: 325 4079

Hororata School

2548 Bealey Rd, Hororata,

RD2, Darfield, 7572

Ph: 318 0803

Kirwee Model School

School Ln, Kirwee, 7543

Ph: 318 1850

Tai Tapu School

1 School Rd, Tai Tapu, 7645

Ph: 329 6796

Waitaha School 2 Feb

12 Lemonwood Dr, Faringdon,

Rolleston, 7615

Ph: 344 1243

Tuesday 1 February 2022

Araria Springs Primary

18 Russ Drive, Lincoln, 7608

Ph: 420 0888

Darfield Primary School

15 Ross St, Darfield, 7510

Ph: 318 8473



School contact details and start dates 2021

Greendale School

187 Greendale Rd, RD1, Christchurch, 7671

Ph: 318 8436

Leeston Consolidated School

19 Selwyn St, Leeston, 7632

Ph: 324 3493

Rolleston Christian School

571 Springston Rolleston Rd,

RD 8, Rolleston, 7678

Ph: 550 2653

Springfield School

2 Tawera Ln, Springfield, 7681

Ph: 318 4867

Windwhistle School

19 Rakaia Gorge Road, Windwhistle,

Hororata, 7572

Ph: 318 6828

Wednesday 2 February 2022

Broadfield School

562 Robinsons Road, Broadfield, 7676

Ph: 325 2440

Burnham School

2 Chaytor Ave, Burnham, 7600

Ph: 347 6851

Clearview Primary School

20 Broadlands Dr, Rolleston, 7614

Ph: 347 7025

Glentunnel School

Homebush Rd, Glentunnel, 7683

Ph: 318 2717

Ladbrooks School

9 Barnes Rd, Halswell, Christchurch, 7674

Ph: 329 6885

Lemonwood Grove School

14 Lemonwood Dr, Faringdon,

Rolleston, 7615

Ph: 974 9236

Lincoln Primary School

130 North Belt, Lincoln, 7608

Ph: 325 2571

Prebbleton School

Blakes Rd, Prebbleton, 7604

Ph: 349 6553

Rolleston School

11 Tennyson St, Rolleston, 7614

Ph: 347 8355

Sheffield School

Wrights Rd, Sheffield, 7500

Ph: 318 3713

Springston School

16-20 Leeston Rd, Springston, 7616

Ph: 329 5724

Te Rōhutu Whio School

85 Kate Sheppard Dr, Rolleston, 7678

Ph: 027 281 8934

Weedons School

135 Weedons Ross Rd,

RD 5, Weedons, 7675

Ph: 347 8740

West Melton School

743 Weedons Ross Rd, West Melton, 7618

Ph: 347 8448

West Rolleston Primary School

327 Dunns Crossing Rd, Rolleston, 7678

Ph: 595 0952

Thursday 3 February 2022

Southbridge School

25 Hastings St, Southbridge, 7602

Ph: 324 2545

New campus for

Rolleston in 2025

A second Rolleston College campus will

accommodate population growth in one

of the country’s fastest growing areas.

“On the 09 December the Government

announced it had bought land for a

second Rolleston College campus to

accommodate population growth,” says

Nancy Bell, Hautū (Leader) Te Tai Runga


The site is on the corner of Springston

Rolleston Road and Selwyn Road, about

2km from where Rolleston College is now.

A second campus was the preferred

option following two rounds of

community consultation, and is expected

to open in 2025.

The next steps are that the Ministry

of Education will work with Rolleston

College to commence the Education Brief

process, which will inform the design

and build of the new Rolleston College


“The college will engage further with their

community as we progress this project.”

Wednesday January 19 2022 Selwyn Times 25



Student voice

Lincoln High School

Year 9 Student

I enjoy coming to Lincoln High School

because of the opportunities that are

offered here. There is so much variety in

the subjects and extracurriculars you can

take part in, and everyone can participate

in something that showcases their

strengths or give something completely

new a try.

Year 10 Student

From the 2 years that I have been at

Lincoln High School I have attended

numerous educational programs

and competed in various sporting

competitions. From these events I have

learned valuable lessons and made lifelong


Year 11 Student

What I love most about Lincoln

High School is its friendly and caring

atmosphere. I have dyslexia and I was also

briefly in a wheelchair due to an injury but

the teachers have always been supportive,

finding ways to help me succeed through

all obstacles.

Year 12 Student

Something that Lincoln High School

does well is its way of including

everyone. Everyone at our school is so

accepting in a way that I haven’t seen

anywhere else, and it helps bring not

just our school together, but the entire

community together.

Year 13 Student

Lincoln High School offers many

amazing opportunities which allows

students to develop in all aspects of

their lives. There truly is something to

suit everyone, optional subjects cover

a variety of choices and also provide

further enrichment and discovery such as

travelling overseas to various countries.

There are also leadership, sports and art

positions which encourages students to

develop a range of interpersonal skills.

The school tikanga has a huge influence

on the school community. Students,

teachers and staff all strive to represent

these to make Lincoln a safe, inclusive

and enjoyable environment.





High schools have rolling start dates;

please refer to your child’s school

website for detailed opening details.

Ellesmere College

Leeston Dunsandel Rd, Leeston, 7682

Ph: 324 3369


Darfield High School

7 McLaughlins Rd, Darfield, 7510

Ph: 318 8411


Lincoln High School

25 Boundary Rd, Lincoln, 7640

Ph: 325 2121


Rolleston College

631 Springston Rolleston Rd,

Rolleston, 7678

Ph: 595 2490


Te Kura Tua Rua o Tawera

Darfield High School

Start of School Year 2022

Monday 24 January: Office opens

Friday 28 January: New Staff Induction Day

Monday 31 January: Staff Only Day and

Senior Course Confirmation

Tuesday 1 February: Year 7s attend

Wednesday 2 February: Years 7 & 8 attend

Thursday 3 February: Whole school attends

Monday 7 February: Waitangi Day holiday

Please visit our website

for more information

Let’s begin.

2022 start dates

Hōake! Monday January 31 -

Wednesday February 2

Year 9 students at school.

(All buses run as normal.)

Thursday February 3

- Full day for Years 9, 10 and 11.

- Year 12 at school from

9.15am to 11.15am.

- Year 13 at school from

12:15pm to 2:15pm.

Friday February 4

All students at school for the

whole day.

The school office is open from

Monday January 24.

25 Boundary Road, Lincoln

(03) 325 2121

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continuing education

Summer Skate Jam

Thursday, 3.30-5.30pm

Head to your local skate

park to show off your

moves, or learn some new

ones. A series of skate

jams in Selwyn skate parks

kicks off today. Take along

your own gear or hire for

free. Coaching available

with experienced skate

instructors. Awesome

prizes up for grabs

including a season trophy

– collect points at each

event to be in the running.

Vaccine pass required for

those over 12 years, three

months. Book at events.

Lincoln Skate Park

Picnic in the Park

Thursday, 5-7pm

The Picnic in the Park

season kicks off today.

Spend a summer’s evening

at your local park with

music, fun entertainment

for the kids, a free sausage

sizzle and more. Vaccine

pass required for those

over 12 years, three

months. Book at events.

Lincoln Domain

Selwyn Flock Migration

Thursday, 10.30am-


Join the Selwyn flock

and the edge connector

vehicle as they help raise

awareness of the district’s

incredible braided

river eco-systems. The

rivers, including the

smaller braided rivers,

are important feeding

and breeding habitats

for several native birds,

which are nationally

vulnerable. Create a bird

that will migrate around

the district, finally landing

at Te Ara Ātea. Discover

the importance of the

rivers and the native birds

that depend on them

with district council

biodiversity officer Denise

Ford. Free, bookings

required (one booking per

family bubble).

Leeston Library

Antarctic Centre

Outreach Programme

Friday, 9.30am-2.30pm

Learn about Antarctica

and space in this

interactive programme

with an Antarctic

Academy educator. Session

1 – Antarctica, 9.30–

11.30am. Make penguins,

learn about Antarctica

and conservation.

Session 2 – Space,

12.30–2.30pm. Make

rockets or helicopters,

learn about space and

try on an astronaut flight

suit. For eight to 12 years.

Vaccine pass required for

those over 12 years, three

months. Cost $10 per

session, book at events.

Rolleston Community


Labelling the

Community Kai Garden

Friday, 10-11am

Attached to the newlyopened

Te Ara Ātea, are

the community’s very

own kai and sensory

gardens and the district

council needs your help

to get it labelled. Go along

and learn what these

garden beds have to offer

(cucumbers, oregano,

corn and more) and help

create signs. Suitable for

children under 12, parent

help required for children

under 8. Vaccine passes

required for those over 12

years and three months.

Free, bookings required.

Te Ara Ātea


by 5pm each Wednesday

Whisky Workshop, Thursday 6.30-8.30pm. “The light music of

whisky falling into a glass – an agreeable interlude.” Antony from The

Spirits Workshop can testify to the accuracy of this quote from Irish

novelist James Joyce. He will demonstrate handcrafting whisky using

Canterbury-grown barley into a world class beverage, celebrating the

scrumptious flavours of New Zealand. Please note there will be no

alcohol consumption during this demonstration. Suitable for 18+ years.

Free, bookings required. Te Ara Ātea.

The Trots at Mot in


Sunday, 10am

The endless summer

continues with harness

racing on the big grass

track at Motukarara. Gates

open 10am, racing starts

noon. General admission

$10, under 18 free. Book

a site at


Motukarara Racecourse

Southbridge Summer

Pool Party

Sunday, 1-3pm

Head to your local pool

for a party. The DJ will

be playing your favourite

songs, with inflatables,

games, prizes and loads of

fun. Streets is providing

free ice blocks. Normal

pool admission applies.

Vaccine pass required for

those over 12 years and

three months.

Southbridge Pool

Bike Repair Workshop

Sunday, 3-6pm

Bike mechanic Steve

Muir will be on hand to

give tips and practical

advice to help you get your

bike fit for purpose. Take

along your bike and a gold

coin donation. Vaccine

passes required.

Sheffield Hall

Windwhistle Winter

Sports Club 90th

Birthday Picnic


To kick off a year of

celebrating the club will

host a picnic at the top

hut on Mt Olympus

skifield. This is an open

invitation to see the field in

summer. Free, register at Vaccine

certificates required.

Mt Olympus Top Hut

Papanui High School

Are you wanting to learn new skills,

gain confidence, be creative, get fit or

relax, meet some new people, keep

mentally active or follow a particular

passion? There are many reasons why

people wish to continue to learn. Come

along to Papanui High School and

enrol in one of our popular nightclasses

where you will enjoy getting together

with like-minded people. Our tutors

are well-qualified in their chosen

field and wanting to help make your

learning experience rewarding. We

are confident regardless of your age,

or interest, you will find a course that

will give you the opportunity to extend

your personal skills and knowledge

and meet some new people in an

enjoyable friendly environment.

We offer a wide range of classes

including a variety of Cooking

Classes, Cake Decorating,

Photography, Art, Ukulele

and Guitar, Languages,

Woodwork, Beekeeping, Stone

Carving, Millinery, Yoga,

Pilates, Tai Chi, Dressmaking,

Cheese Making, Upholstery,

Poetry Writing plus many

more options.

Our classes for Term 1 begin

the week of 14 February and

most run for 7 weeks.

Classes are held in the

evenings but there are some

weekend workshops on offer as


For a full list of courses and

enrolment information please

visit our website

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our office on 03 352 0701 or

email Barbara Roper

28 Selwyn Times Wednesday January 19 2022



At the Christchurch School of Music (CSM) we

know that music transforms lives because we

see it every time our students – children, young

people and adults – walk through the doors

to their lessons or ensemble rehearsals with

smiles on their faces, so pleased to see their

friends and looking forward to making music.

CSM is about so much more than the music -

it is about community, identity and personal

connections. From an engaging foundation

program for 2-7 year olds through to high

quality adult tuition, CSM caters to everyone

aged from ages 2 to 92, whatever their level

of playing or singing.

The school offers tuition in all orchestral

instruments as well as recorder, ukulele, guitar,

piano and voice. A wide range of ensembles in

all genres, orchestral, concert band, jazz, rock,

choral and world music means our students




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can be with players at their own level,

ensuring just the right amount of challenge,

satisfaction and of course; fun!

CSM also offers lots of performing opportunities

– solo recitals, regular soirees and community

events. So, whatever your age or musical

interest why not start your musical journey

with us?

To learn more or to enrol, head to our website!

continuing education


Restore City Treasure

WEA Canterbury, located at 59

Gloucester Street since the 1950’s, has been

undergoing extensive renovations during

2021, including strengthening of an outer

wall, installing an accessible entrance way,

a new teaching kitchen and toilets, and

replacing plumbing and drainage. We are

excited for these to be completed in the

new year ready for a great year of learning

opportunities in the heart of the city.

We have over 50 courses on our Term

1 programme starting on 14th February,

with some new and exciting events,



AND MAKING ART – Diane Swain

If tapping into your artistic side is on

your to do list for 2022, but you are not

sure where to start, then this course is for

you! We will explore: Drawing, Painting,

Printmaking, Collage and 3 Dimensional

work. An interest in extending your ideas

in making your own work would be good,

but no experience is necessary.

Starts 28th February, 1-3pm, 6

Mondays $66






Celebrate Sea Week and

join local artist Sarah Greig

for a fun sea creature

themed watercolour

workshop. Sarah will show

you how to make your

own quirky sea creatures,

using watercolours and

paint-pens, and prove that

everyone can draw and paint

Wednesday 9th March

1-2.30pm OR 4-5.30pm, $14


Starts 22nd February, 6-7.30pm, 4

Tuesdays, $29


Duncan Webb MP

“I aspire to a society where everyone can

thrive. That means helping each other out

in times of need, and aiming higher than

just getting by.” Dr Duncan Webb, MP for

Christchurch Central. Join Christchurch

Central MP Dr Duncan Webb for

afternoon tea and a discussion about local

issues. Dr Webb will give a short talk, we

will share afternoon tea and there will be

lots of time for questions and discussion.

Friday 25th February, 1.30-3pm,


Courses are held throughout the week:

daytime, evenings and weekends, with a

strong focus on social and environmental

justice – if it’s good for the people and

planet – then it’s good for the WEA.




This short course will examine the

underpinnings of economic systems and

their relationship to politics. It will look

at how the goals and principles of parties

such as full employment, social justice etc

have defined their economic frameworks

and what happened to those goals (as in

1984) when they accepted new economic

We are committed to keeping our

prices affordable, with some free talks

and workshops offered each term.

Registrations can be made at any time

by visiting our website

nz, or by calling in to the office between

9.30am and 3pm Monday to Friday.

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Risingholme’s Adult

and Community

Education Courses

for 2022

are you a face-to-face learner? Make 2022 your year

to learn something new with Risingholme.

Risingholme offer affordable and easily accessible

evening, weekend, and daytime short courses with

experienced tutors in a friendly environment.

Re-igniting what makes you tick through new skills

reduces boredom, makes life more interesting, and can

even open future opportunities. Whether you’re looking

to learn new skills for enjoyment or employment - Skill

development helps our interpersonal skills, creativity,

problem-solving, critical thinking, leadership,

reflection, adaptability and much more. With over

76 years of experience delivering adult community

education and activities throughout Ōtautahi at

multiple locations – Risingholme has got your back!

Every year, Risingholme offer over 320 courses. There

are the regular programmes of art, craft, woodwork,

music and educational courses at Risingholme, and we

always considering new course ideas and adding to the

‘New and Interesting’ section of the website. Some of

the courses include:

Arts and Crafts in a variety of mediums including

drawing, sketching, wood sculpture, printmaking,

watercolours, acrylics, crochet, and upholstery.

Digital Skills. Advanced Photoshop and DSLR

photography for all levels.

Exercise, Wellbeing & Health. For those wanting

to improve their health, check out yoga, reiki,

compassionate communication, mindfulness, mindset

and zentangle.

Plus many more course categories.

Risingholme courses are open to everyone age

16+ who are not currently at school, regardless of

educational background – it’s never too late to learn

something new.

Check out the amazing variety of face-to-face courses

on offer at Risingholme in 2022 and commence the

week starting Tuesday 8 February 2022, enrol today to

save your spot.

Full details available are on


Risingholme office at 22 Cholmondeley Ave,

Opawa, phone 03 332 7359 or email info@

2022 Course Brochures will

be available from the CCC

public libraries over summer.

Adult and Community Education Term 1, 2022

Come learn with us

Risingholme Community Centre

offers a wide range of short courses,

each term, at a range of venues.

Risingholme Community Centre

Becoming Friends with Food, Compassionate Communication, Creativity

for Wellbeing, Drawing and Sketching, Fermented Foods, German

Language, Guitar, Mastering Wealth and Abundance, Mixed Media,

Painting with Acrylics, Patchwork and Quilting, Pattern Drafting, Pottery,

Printmaking, Screen Printing, Sewing, Spanish and Go, Te Reo Maori,

Upholstery, Waiata, Watercolour Painting Introduction, Wood Sculpture,

Woodwork, Writing Children’s Books and Stories, Yoga, Zentangle, and

Creartive Art.

Riccarton High School

Calligraphy, Creative Writing, Drawing and Sketching, ESOL, Indian

Cuisine, Italian Language, NZ Sign Language, Painting with Acrylics,

Pattern Drafting, Photography for DSLR, Picture Framing, Preserving

Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs, Russian Language, Sewing Skills, Tastes from

Around the World, and Te Reo Maori.

Hornby High School

Crochet, Hispanic Cuisine, Sewing, and Te Reo Maori.

Full details available on

Risingholme office at 22 Cholmondeley Ave, Opawa, Chch

Phone 03 332 7359 | Email

30 Selwyn Times Wednesday January 19 2022


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An outstanding irrigated 29.8 hectare farm situated only 15 minutes

from Rolleston, and only 30 minutes to Christchurch international


The vendors have an excellent resource consent to irrigate their

property using a Briggs model 25 rotary boom irrigator. The farm is

subdivided into 11 paddocks which are accessed by an excellent

laneway system for ease of management. The main income has been

grazing 100 dairy heifers for the last four years.

The 320sqm homestead is pure class set amidst beautifully

manicured grounds, highlighted by mature trees and sweeping

lawns making a spectacular first impression.

Set across a single level, this four bedroom, two bathroom (master

with en suite) home is generously proportioned to accommodate

large families. The farm-sized kitchen operates as the social hub

integrating seamlessly with the dining area and lounge while

offering easy flow outside to the commodious conservatory and

outdoor entertainment areas.

Excellent array of farm sheds, including workshop and cattle yards

complete the picture.

Many more wow features too numerous to list, this is a must-view!


Plus GST (if any)

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Stage 11 is an extension to Oakfields Subdivision which has been

thoughtfully planned, boasting views to Seavale Hills and Mt Grey.

You will be close to the array of amenities Amberley has on offer

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Oakfields has been a popular choice where premium homes are

continually being constructed, green spaces are available and is an

easy commute to Christchurch or the airport and the outskirts of the


Amberley offers a large variety of leisure and sporting opportunities

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Don’t let summer become a challenge

BOTH JANUARY and February

are challenging months in

the home garden – hot, dry

conditions are often the norm

and present problems for most


On a positive note, there are

plenty of vegetables to harvest

and stone fruit to be picked.

AS WE MOVE through summer,

keep the garden looking fresh for

your outdoor enjoyment.

1. Conserve water – While we

may not reach Australian levels of urgency

about water shortages, the ecomessages

are just going to get tougher

from now on. Take a good look at

how you use water in your garden

and make some plans. This might be

the year you invest in a rainwater tank

to capture all that free wet stuff, and

to review the sprinkler system timing

and spacing (so you don’t waste water

spraying paths and so forth). Whatever

your method, be sparing with the

frequency of watering – established

plants need only 30min of water once

or twice a week, vegetables more.


January is a difficult month for

houseplants, as many people head

off for the holidays. Possibly this

year, with Covid19 restrictions

differing by region, there will be

more people at home to care for

their houseplants. It is important

to understand the needs of your

houseplants; water-wise, preferred

light conditions, and their

nutritional requirements.

Clean leaves with a moist

sponge and remove any dead

leaves or finished flowers. If you

are looking for plants to purchase,

Garden centres stock a wide

range of houseplants that will

thrive in a variety of positions

in your home. Remember the

bathroom, with its high humidity

can revive ailing houseplants, or

simply, a place to grow lush, leafy


Vegetable garden

Almost all summer vegetables

can be harvested in January including

beans, carrots, eggplants,

beetroot, cucumbers, courgettes,

peas, potatoes, radish, and sweetcorn.

Keep your vegetable garden’s

productivity going through

till the end of summer with

succession planting – regularly

plant fast maturing vegetables like

dwarf beans, lettuce, and radish.

Other long-term maintenance

should include regular watering,

weeding, mulching and adding

additional compost for some


Flowering annuals

As summer flowering annuals

relish the heat of summer,

January is an excellent month for

these plants, providing dazzling

displays of flowers. Regular maintenance

includes, ‘dead-heading’,

weeding, watering and in some

2. Mulch to save work –

Mulch is the instant makeover. It suppresses

weeds, makes a tired garden

look fresh and slows water evaporation.

But only apply it once the soil

is good and wet, as otherwise it will

not help your plants. Leave breathing

room around trunks and shrubs to

avoid fungus.

3. Plant locally – Native plants

(from your part of the country) are

perfectly adapted to your local sun,

rain and wind conditions, so they look

after themselves. The huge fashion

for natives is not just about looks, it is

about reducing hard work.

4. Mow lightly – In the summer

lawns do best when the grass is

longer (about 25-30mm). The soil

instances, replanting. Summer

flowering annuals to plant include

alyssum, cornflower, cosmos,

marigolds, petunias, salvias, poppies,

portulacas, and zinnias.

Strawberries and


Strawberry plants will continue

to crop throughout January.

Maintain your weeding, and if

you haven’t done it yet, apply

fresh mulch around the plants

of pea straw or clean crushed

bark. This helps to keep the

strawberries clean, suppresses

weeds and improves soil water


Raspberry fruiting will taper

off towards the end of the month

and roots are shaded so the lawn does

not get sunburnt and more moisture

is retained.

5. Add water – There is nothing

like water to enhance a garden.

While a full-scale water feature can

get expensive, garden centres now

sell small plug-and-go bubbling water

bowls and sculptures which do not

need elaborate construction.

6. Create shady spots – If your

deck gets the full blaze of sun, look at

creating a secondary area for relaxing

in the heat of the day. Deciduous trees

may take a while to grow, but pergolas

with removable shade sails and market

umbrellas that hang from a wall or

fence are good summer solutions that

can be packed away when you need to.


Spray roses at

the first sign

of pests or


coinciding with rapid growth of

canes. Prune excess canes and tie

down new season canes that will

provide raspberries next summer.

Fruit trees

Time to start harvesting stone

fruit; apricots, cherries, peaches,

and plums. Always check where

the fruit are on the tree i.e. the age

of the wood, which will provide

an excellent guide for your winter

pruning. The first apples ripen towards

the end of the month. Give

your fruit trees a deep watering

two to three times a week during

the growing season.


It’s not an easy month for roses.

Humidity means that black spot

and rust become significant problems.

Spray every two weeks to

treat any disease or pests. Continue

to deadhead and a light summer

prune of unwanted growth

can be beneficial and encourage

late summer flowering.


As herbs thrive in the heat,

January and February are prolific

months in the herb garden.

Trim regularly to maintain fresh

growth and to prevent flowering.

Plant additional herbs where supply

is short.


A challenging time for lawn

maintenance, especially towards

the end of the month. Where possible,

irrigate the lawn, preferably

early morning or at night so that

water doesn’t quickly evaporate.

Note that some grass species are

hardier in hot, dry months and

should be considered if you are

thinking about laying a new lawn

or patching parts of the lawn in


Container gardens

Plants growing in containers

can dry out very quickly. Water

your pots two to three times a

week thoroughly, rather than a

sprinkle every night. You may

need to increase frequency when

it is hotter.

Be sparing with the frequency of watering

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Tailored shade for

your outdoor area

Every outdoor area is different and

that is why local company Shadecraft can

tailor your shade solution to your exact


The company’s wide range of attractive

and affordable products are made in

Canterbury and, with Shadecraft you deal

directly with the person that does the

whole job, from the design and quote, right

through to the installation, says owner Mark


“Let us know what your plans are and we

will design a solution that will work and fit

your budget,” says Mark.

Whether for your home, school or

business, Shadecraft can meet all your

weather protection needs in a range of sizes,

styles and colours providing the ultimate in

all-season outdoor living.

Designed and engineered to fit your

lifestyle – that’s the difference you get when

you choose a Shadecraft product.

The company has been operating for 18

years and their business is mostly generated

through word of mouth.

One of Shadecraft’s most sought after

products, Mark says, has been the Eclipse

canopy which offers an outdoor area

protected from all weather conditions, but

still lets in the natural light. These can also

be fitted with drop blinds to fully enclose

the area.

Shade sails are another popular choice

and provide protection from the sun while

also visually enhancing the area and offering

ambiance for those social gatherings.

Other options available from Shadecraft

include carports, umbrellas and louvres.

If you are considering enhancing your

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Child friendly

decorating ideas

Having children does not mean that you

have to sacrifice enjoying a stylish home. It’s

just a matter of adapting your design ideas

to cater for the ages and stages along the


Some simple adjustments can make a

huge difference whether it is choosing

furniture without sharp edges or opting for

paint types that are easy to clean.

Painting a room is often the cheapest

way to refresh and update your look and

children’s rooms are no exception. Some

companies such as New Zealand-based

Resene has specific ranges for children

featuring bright, bold colours and some

amazing metallic and blackboard options.

Changing up the rooms as your children

grow can be as simple as adding desks,

bean bags, posters or bunting. Or let them

choose their own colour scheme – what can

go wrong?

Purposefully selecting coffee and dining

tables without sharp edges is one way of

reducing injuries – an ottoman makes a

good option for a coffee table - but there are

also other considerations when you have

children such as storage options.

Cupboards with doors are useful for

hiding a whole range of things from toys

and games or containers that can fit under

the bed – or choose a divan that already

has drawers underneath. Using buckets or

boxes with pictures for each type of toy will

assist even the little ones with tidying up.

Children’s artwork can make great costeffective

additions to your décor. Placing

them in similar frames works well or have

them hanging from a bunting using pegs.

Invest in furniture that will cope with

everything that children could possibly

throw at it and maybe stay away from

anything white that could stain easily.

Leather is easy to clean and other child

friendly fabrics include micofibre which

is stain resistant and comes in different

textures. Another option is wool which is

easy to spot clean and it’s less susceptible to

pilling, snagging, and wrinkling than other

fabrics. Slip covers are also a great idea

when you have children.

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Irrigation vital in

hot dry weather

Now the hot days of summer are here,

Canterbury home owners will be wanting

to make full use of their outdoor areas to

entertain family and friends, so having

lawns and gardens in tip-top condition will

be a priority.

Freeman Irrigation, a locally owned and

operate company, can provide a range of

cost effective and easy to use automated


The company installs their pipes with

a Mole Plough which provides a no mess

solution to the installation.

“With this ‘invisible’ trencher you

wouldn’t know we have been on your

property within just a couple of weeks,”

says Phil from Freeman Irrigation.

Many irrigation options utilise the

latest technology where sprinklers can

be connected to weather station forecasts

using WiFi so if rain is expected the

amount of water is reduced.

By operating your system remotely, the

flow can be adjusted to suit the conditions,

saving water and money.

“We have a range of smartphone

controllers and rain sensors that can be

fitted to most systems, allowing to have

easy control from anywhere. If you want

to save money and conserve water a good

rain sensor is an affordable solution,” says


It is worthwhile to also check any

problems you may have with your

existing irrigation. Some of the basic

problems include clogged sprinklers;

leaking sprinklers and valves; obstructed

sprinklers; leaking/blocked solenoid

valves; overspray onto footpaths, streets

or buildings; design problems; missing

nozzles or pipe leaks and breaks.

Freeman Irrigation provides an extensive

range of irrigation services, not just for

residential homes but also parks, golf

courses, horticultural and viticultural

properties, sub-divisions and commercial


For more information about Freeman

Irrigation’s maintenance service or

installation of new systems and products

email or

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Useful tips for

hanging artwork

There are several things to consider when

you finally get around to hanging that

artwork that’s been cluttering up the spare

room or are still sitting on the floor

Firstly consider the wall surface. Drywall

is the easiest option as long as you locate a

wall stud as a secure anchor. Plaster has a

tendency to crumble but pre-drilling the

hole in the stud should make it more stable.

A wall anchor is essential for brick walls.

And use a masonry bit on your drill to drill

into mortar, not the actual brick.

Next think about the location that has

maximum impact but is also out of the

direct sunlight to prevent fading. The scale

of your wall and the size of your art will

influence what piece works where. Larger

pieces can look striking on a generous

blank wall, while smaller pieces are often

better suited to more intimate zones like a

hallway or above a desk.

A collection of prints, photos and

paintings can be eye-catching. A mix

of artwork of all different sizes can look

amazing or stick to a theme, for example,

portraits or black and white. The easiest

way to plan your gallery is to use the main

image as a starting point and map it out on

the floor before using tape to mark it out on

the wall.

Getting the height right is a semi-science

and will depend on the size of the wall. The

centre of a framed piece of artwork should

be 145 centimetres (that being the average

human eye level, and the height galleries

and museums use to decide where to hang


Mark that height using a pencil, then

measure to find the middle of the wall

(from side to side), and mark where the

two points meet. That’s where the middle of

your artwork should go.

Finally, measure the distance between the

middle of the piece and where it will catch

the nail (either where the wire hits when

bent to bear weight, or where the saw tooth

hanger is and that’s it. Your artwork is now

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With many of the elements

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The Armstrong Group has cars

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A change of transport could

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of a new Peugeot 208, the series

fully revamped this year and

available now from Armstrong’s

Peugeot. This evaluation focuses

on the e-208, its nomenclature

pointing to electric; yes, it’s a full

plug-in model, there is no petrol

engine, just an electric motor and

battery power.

The e-208 lands in the market

at $61,990, as such it easily

qualifies for the Government’s

clean car discount of $8625.

Just like its petrol-powered

counterparts, the e-208 arrives

with a new body shell and

interior. It is state-of-the-art allthrough

with a high percentage

of toggle switches and digitalised

functions. Saying that, it looks

minimalistic, and being so

is intuitive and one quickly

becomes at home as a driver.

The 208 as a series isn’t big, it’s

a cheeky, five-door hatchback

that is as much at ease in the

city commute as it is on a long

highway haul.

However, the e-208 has charging

factors to ponder. Peugeot rate it

with a maximum driving distance

of 348km between charges. It will

take about seven hours to charge

from empty to full on a domestic

supply 7.4kW wallbox, or 28 hours

using a three-pin power cable. If

you have a type 2 cable you can

hook into any of the nationwide

charging ports that are springing

up all over the country. A 30min

COMPACT: The interior of the Peugeot e-208 incorporates a

raft of new-age specification in a minimalistic environment.

PEUGEOT e-208 GT: Plug-in electric vehicle that complements a new petrol model.

boost will give you a zero to 80

per cent charge and you can be on

your way again.

I never used the type 2 cable, I

charged the e-208 overnight from

my garage, the cable, thankfully,

long enough to reach and have

the garage door closed at the

same time.

Driving the e-208 requires little

familiarity, you just hop in, select

D on the drive selector (or R) and

away you go. Of course, there is

very little sound, just a hum from

the motor – much like the sound

you get on a Christchurch tram.

The e-208 is sprightly, although

you do have to remember if you

like quick acceleration that will

lessen the distance you have to

travel between charges. That

aside, a standstill to 100km/h

time of 8.3sec is quite quick,

and when you pull out for that

highway overtake the mid-range

response is forceful – 6sec to

make 120 from 80km/h.

Peugeot rate the e-208 with

100kW and 260Nm, bear in mind

that the latter figure is available

from just 300rpm, power is

instant and with the lightweight

of the car (1455kg) acceleration is

constantly invigorating.

There are also driver-selectable

drive modes, including a sport

option which really livens

accelerator feel.

I drove the e-208 much in

keeping with its design role

– suburb to city commute, as

well as a country excursion to

• Price – Peugeot e-208 GT,


• Dimensions – Length,

4055mm; width, 1745mm;

height, 1430mm

• Configuration – Electric

motor, front-wheeldrive,

100kW, 260Nm,


• Performance –

0-100km/h, 8.3sec

Darfield. At open road speed the

e-208 sits tight on the road and

imparts little noise, sure there are

wind gushes around the mirrors

and a hum off the tyres, but those

sounds are only exacerbated

by the lack of noise from the

driveline, it is almost silent as you

travel, just a purr from the motor

as speed increases or decreases.

I suffer a little from what you

would call range anxiety so I

didn’t venture far off the beaten

track, but I did travel back to the

city taking in a few tight corners

near Burnham.

Just like the 208, the e variant

has composed handling manners,

it sights well attached to the

road and is remarkably stable in

a corner. Drive is through the

front wheels, but even with the

strong torque rush there is little

to feel in terms of tugging at the

steering wheel, the handling feel

is neutral. A lot of the latter can

be attributed to the wonderful

Michelin tyres, at 205/45 x 17in

there isn’t a lot of rubber on the

road, but steering is accurate and


It must also be said the e-208

takes on board the engineering

elements that have made Peugeot

the master of balance between

ride comfort and handling

ability. The suspension is supple,

affording a fabulous in-cabin ride.

Comfort for all on board is

paramount and for three in

the rear it isn’t too much of a

squeeze. Those up front have a

lot of new-age specification at

their hands – satellite navigation,

keyless entry and power switch,

ambient lighting, panoramic roof

and radar cruise control. There’s

also leather/suede-type seating

material along with heated front


The e-208 is also badged GT,

that’s a bold claim but with

the way electric technology is

progressing it could well be a

grand touring model. Any electric

car that has a travelling distance

of over 300km allows you to

tackle a long highway journey

with relative peace of mind.

In recent weeks the Kiddie

family has been travelling a lot in

the old Toyota, it’s a bit of a fuel

guzzler and we are sure noticing

the pain at fill-up with the high

price of petrol at present. We

know we can’t sustain those costs

as I head towards retirement.

It may well be time to head to

Armstrong’s and take up the

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positioned on a well-established and private 576sqm

(approx.) section. Soundly constructed in 2016 by GJ Gardner

homes, the property is light filled, with a neutral and

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including attic storage, alarm system and garden shed.

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Welcome to 32 Carston Street, where the tree-lined drive takes you to yesteryear, where this 3600+ sqm, established

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feeling of 'home' this property gives. The large kitchen and open dining space is ideal for the family, whilst the formal

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great indoor-outdoor flow to the outside deck, where you can enjoy alfresco dinners and watch the kids and pets at

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bedrooms and a family bathroom. The separate laundry and office/hobby space is ideal to keep the 'work' out of

sight and with two log burners, your colder months are sorted. The numerous carports, outdoor sheds/buildings have

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Auction: Friday 28th January 2022, 3pm at Clearwater

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Spacious with 3-Car Garaging & Drive-through!

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area with bi-folds that open to the sunny patio and a huge separate lounge makes this a great space for entertaining.

The master, with outdoor access, has a walk-in-robe and ensuite. Further accommodation is taken are of with two

generous double bedrooms, a study (could be a fourth bedroom) and a family bathroom. A separate laundry, double

glazing, new heat pump, gas fire, gas hot water, alarm system and good storage add to the many other features this

home has to offer. The 3-car garaging with a drive-through and a large driveway gives you plenty of room for the

caravan, boat, or trailer. Fully fenced, mature and established grounds offer an idyllic retreat for you to enjoy. Weston

Way, located in one of the sought-after, established areas in Lincoln, is a short walk to the shops and minutes away

from Ararira Springs Primary School. Families will be delighted with this home and it's sure to move quickly. Give us a

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Rolleston 80 Strauss Drive


Built in 2019, this trendy home holds incredible curb appeal in a quiet yet handy location and it doesn't stop

there....The clever layout has ensured maximum use of space so you can be sure you are getting more bang for your

buck! Quality fittings and fixtures adorn this wonderful modern 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home. The kitchen is a standout

with a hi-gloss bench, Bosch appliances, stylish splashback and plenty of cupboard space. The open-plan living

opens-out via slider to a sunny patio and lawn area, the perfect cosy spot for entertaining friends. With practicality in

mind the spacious living area holds great storage as well a warm colour scheme with a contemporary flare.

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family bathroom. Carefully set on a 364sqm section designed for minimum maintenance; with gorgeous and lush

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pet to run around! The over-sized single garage includes plenty of laundry space and there's also the added bonus of

covered off-street parking with a good-sized carport. Whether you are looking for your first home, a compact family

home or looking to downsize, you must come and look at all the features this property offers.

All offers presented by 12pm 27 January 2022

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For Sale Buyers $729,000+

View Wed 19 Jan 5.00 - 5.30pm

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Man Cave & Extra Garaging!

Located on a quiet 1640m2 rear section off East Maddisons Road and handy to all that Rolleston offers, this fantastic

home has it all! The large open plan kitchen/dining/living has a bay window in the kitchen and a ranch slider off the

dining. A spacious separate lounge offers plenty of room to spread out or flow out to the large patio and enjoy the

birdsong while overlooking the mature gardens. The Master bedroom has a walk-in robe and ensuite with tiled shower

and shower dome. The further 3 bedrooms are all doubles, 2 with double robes and one with a large single robe.

Servicing the bedrooms is a great main bathroom separate bath and shower dome over the shower. To finish off the

main home there is a separate laundry with plenty of storage and an internal access double garage with pull downstairs

to the attic space. The property has extensively renovated by the current owners, with new carpets /drapes and

lino, interior repaint and feature wallpaper, and internal cavity sliders between living areas added, closed LED down

lights fitted, double glazing added in main living areas and master bedroom & ensuite, and recently reroofed with 5kw

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Angela Hunt

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Holly Siddons

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Rolleston 1 Caracara Place

Sun, space, location!

*Deadline Sale all offers presented 5pm 26 Jan 22**

This 2 year old cedar & brick home in the popular Falcon's Landing Subdivision is perfectly suited to a young family

with the park, playground and Freckles Early Learning Centre just around the corner. The open plan

kitchen/dining/living benefits from all day sun and has a ranch slider out to the patio. The kitchen features country

detailing on the cabinetry, a walk-in pantry, double fridge space, ceramic cooktop and hardy acrylic bench. The Master

bedroom features an oversized triple robe and ensuite. 2 of the further bedrooms are doubles with a double robe and

the 4th bedroom is a large single with a single robe. The family bathroom is an all-in-one with a deep bath. The

homes heating and cooling are provided by a ducted heat pump to make sure you're comfy all year-round. The

laundry is housed in the internal access double garage which also has stairs to attic storage. Outside the large section

offers great space for the kids and a pergola over the patio with a fabric shade sail ensures alfresco dining during the

summer months. Fully fenced off raised vege beds are serviced by a 3x3 garden shed and double gates at the side of

the house give you space to park the trailer. This beautiful property is sure to be popular & early viewing is

recommended!**Sale by Deadline - closes Weds 26th January 5:00pm** (unless sold prior)

4 2 1 2

For Sale Buyers $819,000+

View Sun 23 Jan 1.30 - 2.00pm


Angela Hunt

M 021 548 777


Holly Siddons

M 020 4153 5251


Property Brokers Ltd Licensed REAA 2008 |

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Rolleston 612 Springston Rolleston Road

Great location - Great sized back yard!

Immediate possession is also available!

This centrally located family home is zoned for Clearview Primary and just a couple of minutes walk from Rolleston

College, the Aquatic Centre and Foster Park. The kitchen, dining and living are open plan with the kitchen having tiled

floors and a gas hob. An inbuilt log burner in the living will keep you cosy in the colder months. The Master bedroom

has a walk-in wardrobe, ranch slider to the patio and ensuite with tiled floors. The further 2 bedrooms are both

doubles with double robes. The family bathroom is an all-in-one also with tiled floors and both bathrooms offer a

handy bidet. The internal access double garage houses the laundry and has a ranch slider to out back. Additional

storage is provided by a double linen cupboard in the hallway. Outside is a North facing patio, large yard with plenty

of space for the kids & pets to enjoy and double gates backing onto Alpha Way providing dual access to the property.

Great for extra parking for a boat, camper or maybe separate access for a granny flat.

3 2 1 2

For Sale Buyers $799,000+

View By appointment


Angela Hunt

M 021 548 777


Holly Siddons

M 020 4153 5251


Property Brokers Ltd Licensed REAA 2008 |

Proud to be here


Dunsandel 227 Hunters Road

New Listing

Larger Lifestyle with Income

From the moment you arrive down the tree lined driveway into this stunning lifestyle property you'll be sold. Located

near Dunsandel is this large spacious family home set in established park like grounds on 30 hectares of prime land.

A spacious well-appointed 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home with 2 separate kitchens and 3 separate living spaces, well

suited to the larger family or generational family living. Complemented by a centrally located laundry and internal

access double garage plus additional detached double garage and a large sheltered courtyard. Set up with easy care

in mind, having a large solar power system running the house and 3 robotic lawnmowers which help maintain this

sheltered oasis.

5 bay (20m x 10m) fully lockable shed with concrete floor. Domestic and stock water provided from on-farm well,

consented for 8 litres/second, which also allows for irrigation via K-Line pods with the property currently in a mix of

lucerne and pasture for silage production.

If you're looking for a larger lifestyle block or downscaling from full time farming and looking for a well setup easy

care property then this is worth inspection. Price is Plus GST (if any).

Property Brokers Ltd Licensed REAA 2008 |

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Deadline Sale closes Tuesday 8th February, 2022 at 3.00pm

View Sun 23 Jan 2.00 - 2.45pm


Gareth Cox

M 021 250 9714 P 03 975 4506


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Outdoor rooms

Just because an outdoor space doesn’t have

walls, that doesn’t change the basic principles

applied to any design project inside your home.

With a few simple

fundamentals to guide you,

you’ll soon see how easy

it is to create a beautiful

outdoor room you’ll love entertaining

and relaxing in throughout the warm

days and balmy nights of summer.

Key considerations include style,

function, lighting and mood. Remember

that your outdoor room ought to be

an extension of the look you’ve created

within your home, which reflects your

personality and lifestyle.

Focal point

Beginning, as with any room of the

home, a space must always have a focal

point to anchor the space. For some, this

may be a bar or barbeque area, a large

dining table, or a chill-out zone with

couches or loungers.

Outdoor fireplaces are becoming

more and more popular as our living

areas blend seamlessly between indoor

and outdoor entertaining throughout

the changing of the seasons. They can

serve not only a practical purpose of

somewhere to gather around to warm

as the day turns to dusk and the nights

get shorter, an outdoor fire can make

a stunning feature or room divider for

any outdoor living area. Water features,

like a pond with beautiful koi fish, can

also serve as a great outdoor focal point,

creating tranquil environment in which

to relax and unwind in, or create a

meditative Japanese rock garden which

your outdoor area can overlook.

In the zone

If you already have a large terrace or

outdoor area, a blank canvas is a great

place to start. If you have a particularly

large outdoor area, dividing the space

into zones makes for a more functional

and aesthetically pleasing space. You can

do this by using a number of different

elements, such as contrasting flooring

materials or by creating different levels

of decking. However, if you’re after a

seamless indoor/outdoor flow or wish to

create the illusion of more space, use the

same flooring materials indoors and out.

Divisions can also be made with the

clever positioning of furniture. Use

modular seating to create walls and

separate spaces. Plants are a cost effective

and eco-friendly way to create divisions

between zones, and are also an ideal way

to camouflage ugly walls, create privacy

and soften sharp angles. Living walls, an

ever-increasingly popular vertical plant

system, can be either freestanding to

create different outdoor areas and can

be on wheels to easily transform your

outdoor space at a moment’s notice. Play

with height and scale with various

types of planters, whether you use

hanging planters to draw the eye upwards,

or oversized planter pots to add drama.

Go with the flow

Creating a great indoor/outdoor flow is

easily created by opening up your kitchen

with bifold doors or windows to create a

servery or bar area for easy entertaining.

If you are building your home from the

ground up, you may want to design an

outdoor room which lies at the epicentre

of the building, with rooms opening onto

the communal courtyard with bifold


Function over form

Consider what you intend to use your

outdoor space for. If you don’t plan on

eating outside, there’s no need for a dining

table, but buy some comfortable outdoor

seating instead. If you only intend on

sitting outdoors during the evening,

then don’t waste money on awnings and

umbrellas, and invest the money in an

outdoor fireplace which you will actually



Create unique and personalised outdoor

decor with textiles and homewares from

your travels or your favourite antique

shop, or make your own shell garlands or

wreaths from beach holidays. String up

fairy lights or lanterns to create a festive

mood in the evenings.






Mini makeover gives

living areas a lift

Don’t let heading into winter give you the

blues. Think of all the things you love about

the cooler seasons and give your home a

mini-makeover to make it the comfortable,

warm and welcoming home you desire.

Revamping your living and dining areas

will give your lived-in spaces a fresh new

feel. Unlike a renovation, a revamp (or

face lift) need not involve a huge financial

outlay. In fact it is an extremely budgetfriendly

way of giving your rooms a new

look as you can add and subtract pieces as

the pay packet allows.

Moving slowly over the next couple of

months is an advantage. If you don’t, after

all, like that bright pink cushion you had

planned to build your new look around,

you can change direction without having

spent too much money. Another advantage

of moving slowly to build your new look is

the time it allows you to hunt for just the

right pieces, or wait for the sales to offer

you bargains. Also have a look around your

home for items you could recover, paint or,

with a little tweaking, find new purpose for.

Start your facelift by deciding what sort of

look you’re going to aim for.

Browse magazines and the internet for

ideas, check paint colour charts for the

latest colour options. Visit furnishing stores

and take note of the different display areas -

how do they balance colour and texture?

Then find an item you would like to

build your new look around. This could

be a treasure you’ve had for a while or

something that you covet and have spotted

in a shop.

Your next step is to sit down with

pencil & paper & plan. List what items

can be changed and how, and what can’t.

Think colour, shades and tones and

complementary colours, think texture,

think pattern, think outside the square.

Think fabric, wood, plastic, old and new.

That comfy old chair doesn’t need to be


Buy some furnishing fabric and recover

it (or have it recovered).What items have

other family members put aside because

they no longer need them but they’re ‘too

good to throw out’?

Once you’ve got some sort of plan

mapped out you can start work on creating

your new look.

Spend time browsing the shops to see

what is available in your chosen colour

- candles, photo frames, vases, pot plant

holders, wallpaper, fabric, large items and





Introducing Jason Smallman

Whether competing for New Zealand in Triathlon and Duathlon at the World Champs

or selling your property, Jason’s aim is to produce results of the highest level.

Jason lives in Lincoln and is experienced in residential and lifestyle property sales

around the Selwyn District. Local knowledge and strong community connections

bring a personal touch to his sales. A former teacher, Jason explains the sales

process carefully to make sure his clients are fully informed and understand

what they are doing. He approaches every sale as a challenge to be overcome,

and works hard to get you the best outcome possible.

If you want to feel confident in the process of selling your home

and the results you can achieve, contact Jason today.

Jason Smallman

027 952 7426



Residential / Commercial / Rural / Property Services


Oxford 18 Rata Street

Southbridge 123 High Street

Solid home, great location

3 1 1 2

Calling all first home buyers

3 1 1 2

This much-loved 180sqm (more or less) home is

situated on a generous 1,080sqm (more or less)

corner section. Three double bedrooms are

complemented by a family bathroom with toilet,

separate laundry and separate toilet. Open-plan

kitchen/dining area with double doors leading to a

separate north-facing living room bathed in natural

light. Heated by a wood burner (wetback) in the

dining area and heat pump. Outside, the large lawn

area allows plenty of space for the kids and pets to

play and scope to enhance the established garden

with your personal touches. Call us to learn more.

For Sale by Deadline Private Treaty

(unless sold prior)

4pm, Mon 31 Jan 2022

42 South Terrace, Darfield

Phone for viewing times

Jo McIntosh 027 384 4279

Adrienne Goodeve 021 977 877


Grab this opportunity to secure your first home or as a

rental investment for a great start to 2022. Situated on

a generous 844sqm (approximately) section in the

peaceful, community minded town of Southbridge

this house has a lot to offer. There is plenty of space for

the family with a large open plan kitchen flowing

through to a spacious living area which is heated by a

log burner to keep you cosy in the winter months.

Within the home itself there are three bedrooms, two

doubles and a single plus a modern family bathroom

equipped with both a shower and a bath.

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)

1pm, Tue 1 Feb 2022

Phone for viewing times

Suzy McPherson 027 695 0519

John Bailey 027 893 0234


Rolleston 4 Flight Close

Exceptional in every way

This expansive 254sqm (approximately) home is an absolute show-stopper. Exceptionally-positioned to maximise

all-day sun, stacker sliders from the living area provide a seamless flow to the sun-drenched Kwila deck and private

rear garden. A large separate lounge, also with ease of access to the deck, provides an additional space to relax and

unwind. The warm and inviting feel of the home is further complemented by crisp white and soft wood tones in the

stylish kitchen; and benefitting from stone kitchen benchtops, a plumbed double fridge space, feature LED lighting,

quality appliances and a large walk-in pantry. Three double bedrooms are well-catered for by the central bathroom,

and the spacious master bedroom offers an ensuite with a tiled shower. A separate laundry ensures convenience for

everyday living and the highly-desirable, carpeted triple-car garaging is sure to be popular.

4 2 2 3

Auction (unless sold prior)

12pm, Thu 27 Jan 2022

3 Deans Avenue, Chch

View 12-12.30pm Wed 19 Jan

& 11-11.30am Sun 23 Jan

Nick Booth 027 306 3186


A large, quality home sited in a private and established

5021m 2 park-like se ting in the sought after Claremont

Estate on the boundary of Christchurch City.

The home features four bedr oms (master with

en suite and walk-in robe), open-plan kitchen, dining

and living along with formal dining, lounge and

conservatory. Great ind or outd or flow to a large

sheltered deck set in sprawling lawns and easy care

gardens with automated watering. Triple car garaging,

security gates, ducted heating, solar energy and

security system are just a few of the many extras on

offer with this property. There is a separate standalone

spacious office/studio that gives options for

those who require a dedicated work from home space

or alternatively, r om for a dependant relative.

Set amongst other quality homes on larger sections,

this property maintains a semi-rural f el whilst being

a short, easy commute into the city or ou to Ro leston.

Selwyn Times

Auction (unless sold prior)

Thursday 19 October, 2pm

411 Blenheim Road

Karen Hennessy


Phone: 03 341 4301

Mobile: 027 967 0186

karen.he ne sy@p

W ek commencing Tuesday, 3Rd ocToBeR 2017

Brand new ‘show stopper’ with 4 car garaging

As always, this builder has finished his latest new build to

perfection, incorporating a l the ‘must haves’ and more for

the discerning buyer. Situated on a 12 0m 2 section, with

an established backdrop, the substantial 315m 2 fl or plan

provides the ultimate in family living options. The su ny &

spacious open plan living r om boasts a designer kitchen

with 90cms oven, stone bench tops & a walk in pantry,

together with define dining, living & study spaces that

The formal lounge als opens to the landscaped garden

& has a boxed high stud ceiling with sound speakers. A l 4

bedr oms are fabulously proportioned qu en sized r oms,

with the master suite providing the perfect parents’ retreat

featuring an amazing dre sing r om with fu l wardrobe

system, a ditional storage & a beautiful tiled ensuite with

double tiled shower, fr estanding bath & twin vanities. The

family bathr om is equa ly elegant with a tiled shower &

twin vanities. Cosy up in front of the log burner, k ep your

toes warm with the under tile heating in the bathr oms &

k ep c ol or warm, as required, a the push of a bu ton with

2 heat pumps.

The home’s practical layout also includes a walk-in linen

r om, a substantial separate laundry, a tic storage with

la der a ce s and last, but certainly not least, hugely sought

after 4 car garaging. From the moment you a proach this

premium property, you wi l a preciate what a privilege it

would be to be able to ca l it ‘home’.

DeaDline Sale:

Closing 4pm on Monday

11th June 2018

(unless sold prior)


Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Ltd

Licensed (REAA 2 08) - West Melton

Sarah Booth


Mobile: 027 527 8258

Brendan ‘Big Red’ Shefford


Mobile: 027 224 4733

Lincoln - 03 325 7299

Ro leston - 03 347 9988

West Melton - 03 347 9933


W ek commencing WeDneSDAY, 23RD mAY 2018

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Ltd

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Your guide to all things Real Estate

in the Selwyn District

Landscaping enhances

new & existing homes

Building in a housing subdivision

invariably means the developer will

require you to submit a landscaping

plan along with your house design, to be

approved before building commences.

Just as important as considering

the features for your home will be

your outdoor setting. Indoor/outdoor

requirements will influence your choice

of house design and how it will be

sited on the section for a sunny yard

and best protection from prevailing

winds like the easterly. Having a second

courtyard area offering shelter from the

north-west wind is also an advantage in


A well thought out landscape plan

will also incorporate off-street parking

space for vehicles while ensuring your

home is attractive from the street. You

might want to factor in parking for a

caravan, motorhome or extra vehicles as

well as a turning circle for safe turning

and exiting your property (a legal

requirement for back sections).

The developer will only want to see a

landscape outline for the part of your

property which will be on view from the


When choosing the design for your

home, address where you want hard

surfaces (driveway, paths and patios),

lawn, play areas and garden beds so it

is suitably positioned on the section.

Even if not all hard surface areas are

completed at the end of the build,

knowing where they will be located will

be helpful.

If your build is nearing completion,

autumn is a good time to sow grass as

the cooler morning and evening dew

assists growth. As winter descends on

us, ready lawn is a better option at least

at the front of the section, which the

developer will require to be completed

before moving in. Your backyard could

be left until spring (another good time

for seeding a lawn) if you are happy to

put up with the mud over winter.

When selling an existing home,

putting effort into landscaping your

yard could add value by presenting a

good first impression and attracting


You need not rip out overgrown

established plants. Selective culling and

pruning can make a huge difference

to the look of a garden. Avoid hacking

everything down low. Instead take out

sprawling branches and thin shoots,

leaving a solid trunk; planting flowers

like lobelia, primula, pansies and

polyanthus underneath for impact. Add

a layer of mulch and spray the lawn

for weeds then follow up with lawn

fertiliser to give a lush green look.

The first thing people see is your

home’s exterior – the cladding, colours

and landscaping. Putting effort into

these features has the potential to add

value to new and existing properties.

A garden need not be masses of work.

Planning and choosing the right plants

for the location and your lifestyle can

create a relatively low maintenance

outdoor setting while enhancing your


Landscaping presents a good first impression, attracting buyers.

Developers require a landscape plan for the street

view of your home before building commences.




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20a 8 Belmont McCauley Lane, Street, Lincoln Rolleston

Harcourts Ray White Four Town Seasons & Lifestyle Realty

135B 3 Monet High Vale, Street, Rolleston Southbridge

Matson Ray White & Allan Town Leeston & Lifestyle

21 4B Marlowe Renoir Drive, Place, Rolleston Rolleston

Ray White Town


& Lifestyle

22 419 Spring Avonhead Place, Road, Leeston Avonhead

Ray White Town & Lifestyle

Bayleys Canterbury

61 Graeme Foote Street, Darfield

176 Lowes Road, Rolleston

Property Brokers

Ray White Rolleston

1 Caracara Place, Rolleston

11 Property Lemonwood Brokers Drive, Rolleston

Ray White Rolleston

20 Campion Place, Rolleston

112 Ray Branthwaite White Town & Drive, Lifestyle Rolleston

Matson & Allan Rolleston

82 Tennyson Street, Rolleston

1 Taiaroa Ray White Place, Town Southbridge

& Lifestyle

Matson & Allan Leeston

60 Avanda Avenue, Rolleston

3/709 Harcourts East Four Maddisons Seasons Realty Rd, Rolleston

Harcourts 76 Stott Drive, Four Darfield Seasons Realty

Property Brokers

1131 Old West Coast Rd, West Melton

Harcourts 5 Pollock Place, Four Rolleston

Seasons Realty

Property Brokers

30 Railway Road, Dunsandel

Bayleys 227 Hunters Canterbury Road, Dunsandel

Property Brokers

1 Rossington Drive, West Melton

789D Ray White East Maddisons Rolleston Road, Rolleston

Property Brokers

3a Becmead Drive, Harewood

47 School Lane, Kirwee

Ray White Lincoln

Ray White Town & Lifestyle

32a Moore Street, Rolleston

74 Kemble Drive, Rolleston

Property Ray White Brokers Town & Lifestyle

3232A Cassini Dunns Place, Crossing Leeston Road, Rolleston

Matson Ray White & Allan Town Leeston & Lifestyle


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Open Homes, please

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Lincoln Lincoln 03 03 325 325 7299 7299


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Darfield 03 03 975 975 4506 4506

Leeston Leeston 03 03 929 929 0306 0306

Lincoln Lincoln 03 03 595 595 6954 6954



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Rolleston 03 03 347 347 9949 9949

Harcourts Rolleston 03 347 4711

Harcourts Rolleston 03 347 4711

Darfield 03 03 318 318 8204 8204











Leeston 03 03 324 324 3704 3704

BAYLEYS CANTERBURY 03 03 375 375 4700 4700


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Rolleston 30 Bavaria Drive

King-sized luxury living

A whopping 338sqm in size and positioned on a 1,004sqm section, the property provides exceptional living. To start

with, the huge driveway has designated parking for a boat or caravan, whilst the triple car garaging is certainly the

'icing on the cake'. Then there's the 'dream' kitchen... it is highly spec'd with Corian bench tops, a 90cm freestanding

Electrolux oven, two Bosch dishwashers and an enormous butler's pantry. The main living area is beautiful and

showcases a high cathedral ceiling with skylights and a feature stone wall. There is an adjacent formal lounge which,

in addition to the living room, provides access to the 'al fresco' entertaining area. All four bedrooms are superspacious,

with the master suite boasting a large dressing room. A new job opportunity is taking the vendors away

from their stunning home but, for you, there's now the chance to buy it and enjoy it as they have.

4 2 2 3

Auction (unless sold prior)

12pm, Thu 3 Feb 2022

3 Deans Avenue, Chch

View 5.30-6pm Wed 19 Jan

& 11.30am-12pm Sun 23 Jan

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