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of a seal, found on a road in<br />

Lincoln in the dead of night.<br />

At 3am on <strong>June</strong> 8, police<br />

received a report that a seal<br />

was on the road, near the<br />

Ellesmere Rd and Edward St<br />

intersection.<br />

Rolleston police responded<br />

and after arriving at the scene,<br />

Constable Bryan McQueen’s<br />

coat was deployed as a tactical<br />

measure. From there, the seal<br />

“cuffed itself” by wriggling<br />

down the sleeves in an effort to<br />

escape custody.<br />

“It worked out perfectly for<br />

us,” McQueen said.<br />

He was unsure how the seal<br />

came to be on the road.<br />

“We can only assume it’s<br />

come up the water race from<br />

Lake Ellesmere.”<br />

Once captured, its release<br />

was approved by the Department<br />

of Conservation, and the<br />

seal was transported to the<br />

Estuary, near New Brighton.<br />

But it was an unruly passenger,<br />

doing anything it could to<br />

let police know its displeasure.<br />

“It wasn’t very happy to be<br />

riding with police.<br />

“It was trying to chew up<br />

the dash of the police car, and<br />

anything else it could sink its<br />

teeth into,” McQueen said.<br />

Once at the Estuary, the<br />

officers freed the feisty seal<br />

from its fluffy cell by carefully<br />

cutting open the sleeve of Mc-<br />

Queen’s jacket.<br />

“We sacrificed the jacket to<br />

keep the wee fella safe, and it<br />

was a worthwhile sacrifice.”<br />

The seal’s adventure comes<br />

at the start of a period often<br />

referred to as ‘seal silly season’.<br />

“From <strong>June</strong> – September, we<br />

start to see young seals begin<br />

to explore their environment,<br />

often showing up in unexpected<br />

places,” DOC marine<br />

science advisor Dr Jody Weir<br />

said.<br />

Kekeno, or New Zealand fur<br />

seals, are marine mammals<br />

that spend considerable time<br />

on land, typically resting<br />

but occasionally exploring.<br />

Although they are usually<br />

found on rocky shores, their<br />

natural curiosity sometimes<br />

leads them several kilometres<br />

inland.<br />

• Turn to page 7<br />

CUFFED: A seal spotted on the road at night was rescued<br />

by police and transported back to sea.<br />

Planned<br />

flyover could<br />

see property<br />

owners<br />

forced to sell<br />

• By Daniel Alvey<br />

A ROLLESTON couple will have<br />

to fight the Public Works Act if<br />

they want to try and stop their<br />

business and family home from<br />

being bulldozed.<br />

Christchurch RV Centre owner<br />

Tony Stuart and partner Allicia<br />

Beirne don’t want to sell the Jones<br />

Rd property, which has been their<br />

home since 2021. They run the RV<br />

centre on the ground floor and<br />

live upstairs.<br />

They spent about $5 million<br />

buying the property and building<br />

their home and business.<br />

Now NZ Transport Agency<br />

Waka Kotahi wants to take the<br />

site under the Public Works Act<br />

<strong>19</strong>81 to build a flyover.<br />

The land is set to form part<br />

of the $125 million upgrade for<br />

Rolleston, which the Government<br />

has funded as part of its Roads of<br />

Regional Significance.<br />

NZTA says the project will<br />

result in better connections for<br />

people and businesses in the area,<br />

and make travel times through<br />

and around Rolleston more<br />

reliable.<br />

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Call for consultation in fight<br />

to save cancelled bus route<br />

• By Isabella Adams<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> approached<br />

ECan for comment but they were<br />

RESIDENTS WHO frequently<br />

unable to respond before deadline.<br />

take the No 87 bus route are<br />

However, ECan public transport<br />

fighting to have it saved.<br />

general manager Stewart Gibbon<br />

Environment Canterbury<br />

previously said usage on the route<br />

(ECan) announced the route,<br />

had been low from the start,<br />

which goes from Southbridge to<br />

and never met its target of 800<br />

Lincoln, will be axed on <strong>June</strong> 27<br />

passengers a month.<br />

due to “low numbers”.<br />

Arnold disagrees with this<br />

The route has been running<br />

claim, and said the findings<br />

since 20<strong>19</strong> and has provided<br />

were “inaccurate” due the<br />

transport for workers and<br />

way passenger numbers were<br />

students wanting to get to Lincoln<br />

calculated.<br />

and then catch another bus to<br />

Arnold said the passengers who<br />

Christchurch.<br />

get on from Christchurch tap on<br />

It runs three services daily,<br />

when it’s still the 80 bus (Lincoln/<br />

one in the morning and two in CANCELLED: A campaign has been launched to save the Parklands).<br />

the evening. The route does not No 87 bus route from Southbridge to Lincoln.<br />

The bus changes to the 87 route<br />

operate on weekends and public stay and actually we want to have Arnold said the timing of the once it arrives at Lincoln, but<br />

holidays.<br />

some community engagement by bus service had an impact on the passengers who stay on are still<br />

Enviro Ellesmere is currently ECan to grow the service so other number of people who could use considered No 80 passengers as<br />

running a campaign to get the No bus users and user groups can it.<br />

opposed to 87, therefore impacting<br />

87 bus route saved.<br />

access it.”<br />

“For example, Gold Card users, overall passenger numbers.<br />

They are calling for people to Arnold said the lack of<br />

they can’t use the Gold Card. It’s Arnold said if they were<br />

email ECan, the district council, community engagement from outside of the hours of 10 till 3, so counted as 87 route passengers<br />

and <strong>Selwyn</strong> MP Nicola Grigg to ECan has affected the success of that means the bus service isn’t when the bus changes at Lincoln,<br />

ask them to save the service. the route.<br />

available for them to use.<br />

the numbers using the route<br />

Enviro Ellesmere’s Jade Arnold “No community engagement “Besides that, 6.30 in the would be different.<br />

said the route is a necessary mode was sought by ECan and I think morning is an awfully early time • Anyone interested in<br />

of transport for residents in the that that’s a terrible flaw in the for people that might be just joining the campaign can<br />

area, and believes there needs to whole process, because it hasn’t trying to make a day trip to town.” email jigsawcoordinator@<br />

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than have the route taken away. to say when and how much they were put in, there would be more Facebook group “Ellesmere<br />

“We want the bus route 87 to would use the bus service.” passengers using the bus. bus users and supporters”.<br />

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In Brief<br />

MEMORANDUM SIGNED<br />

Council and Lincoln University<br />

have signed a memorandum<br />

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relationships between the<br />

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partnership will provide a<br />

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two organisations to collaborate<br />

on identifying opportunities<br />

for the district and developing<br />

strategies to capitalise on those<br />

opportunities.<br />

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Rolleston Primary School from July<br />

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footbridge is now open to the<br />

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4<br />

NEWS<br />

Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz<br />

Couple don’t want to move business,<br />

• From page 1<br />

This month, NZTA announced<br />

it was heading into final design<br />

stages with construction<br />

scheduled to start in late 2025<br />

subject to consenting, property<br />

purchase and funding. The plan<br />

will deliver a flyover joining the<br />

two sides of Rolleston and the<br />

Dunns Crossing Rd roundabout.<br />

Beirne said the timeline makes<br />

“no sense” to them.<br />

“We’ve been told we can stay<br />

for up to two years, but if they<br />

are starting in 2025 that makes<br />

no sense.<br />

“We don’t want to move, we’ve<br />

got our house here, we’re in zone<br />

for a good school, and that’s important<br />

to us,” Beirne said.<br />

In current designs, the flyover<br />

will occupy their whole property,<br />

with NZTA requesting it<br />

under the Public Works Act in<br />

December.<br />

They said WSP, the project<br />

acquisition agent, verbally<br />

offered them $10,000 in<br />

additional compensation –<br />

allowed under the Public Works<br />

Act – to agree to hand over their<br />

property, but only if they signed<br />

on within six months.<br />

“If you sign by a certain date<br />

you get $10,000, but there was no<br />

valuation,” Stuart said.<br />

The couple said the $10,000<br />

was never put in writing. When<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> asked about the<br />

offer, WSP referred all questions<br />

to NZTA.<br />

Stuart said they are yet to<br />

look for a new location, because<br />

they do not know how much<br />

NZTA will pay for the Jones Rd<br />

property.<br />

NZTA did not respond to<br />

questions from <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong><br />

about when it needed the land or<br />

when compensation for the RV<br />

Centre would be finalised.<br />

Prior to moving to Rolleston,<br />

the RV Centre was on Main<br />

South Rd, near the Sockburn<br />

roundabout. Stuart said they<br />

needed a site that was visible<br />

from a main road.<br />

“We looked around for years<br />

before buying this because we<br />

wanted to be seen from the main<br />

road,” said Stuart, adding that<br />

customers often came to the<br />

store because they saw it when<br />

driving past.<br />

Under the Public Works<br />

Act, people are entitled to full<br />

compensation to ensure their<br />

financial position remains the<br />

same. There may be additional<br />

compensation given to assist<br />

with relocation, loss of business<br />

or legal fees.<br />

COMMITTED: Christchurch RV Centre owner Tony Stuart<br />

and partner Allicia Beirne have called the Jones Rd<br />

property their home since 2021, living upstairs and running<br />

their business downstairs. PHOTOS: DANIEL ALVEY ​<br />

If they don’t agree to sell, the<br />

Crown has the power to take<br />

the land without agreement.<br />

This is known as compulsory<br />

acquisition.<br />

Across the road from the RV<br />

Centre is Tailored Energy Solutions<br />

Ltd, which was approached<br />

by WSP to sell a section of its<br />

land, including a public weighbridge<br />

owned by the company,<br />

used by about 600 trucks a<br />

week.<br />

Owner Glenys Perkins said<br />

they are yet to hear what compensation<br />

they will be offered.<br />

NZTA did not respond to<br />

questions from <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong><br />

about when it would need the<br />

land currently occupied by the<br />

weighbridge, or if it plans to<br />

relocate it.<br />

In its plan, NZTA says the<br />

Weedons Interchange will be<br />

the main northern access to the<br />

industrial area for large trucks.<br />

It is anticipated other vehicles<br />

heading to the northern end of<br />

Rolleston will also use the interchange.<br />

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industrial area.<br />

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NEWS 5<br />

home again<br />

INVESTIGATION: Police are making inquiries after cannabis was found in a building at<br />

Greenpark Huts that was damaged in a fire on Friday.<br />

PHOTO: DANIEL ALVEY<br />

Cannabis found after<br />

Rolleston Residents Association<br />

chair Mark Alexander said he<br />

personally has concerns with<br />

trucks coming over the flyover to<br />

head south.<br />

“Truck drivers pay road users<br />

by the kilometre, which means<br />

they will take the shortest route.<br />

It means you will probably have<br />

a procession going overbridge,<br />

Kidman (St), Tennyson (St).”<br />

Alexander also had concerns<br />

about traffic stacking on Hoskyns<br />

Rd waiting to get onto State<br />

ROADING: Part of the map of the planned<br />

$125 million upgrade for Rolleston, which<br />

the Government has funded as part of its<br />

Roads of Regional Significance.<br />

Highway One via a left-hand turn<br />

slip lane.<br />

In the NZTA plan, people going<br />

to residential areas and Rolleston<br />

township from the south will<br />

turn right at the roundabout and<br />

enter via Dunns Crossing Rd and<br />

Brookside or Lowes Rd.<br />

People from Christchurch can<br />

enter from Weedons Interchange,<br />

a slip lane on Rolleston Drive<br />

or left turns on Tennyson St,<br />

Brookside Rd, and Rolleston<br />

Drive.<br />

hut destroyed by fire<br />

• By Daniel Alvey<br />

A DERELICT building at<br />

Greenpark Huts which was<br />

destroyed by a fire last week<br />

may have been used to grow<br />

cannabis.<br />

Lincoln Volunteer Fire Brigade<br />

was called to the hut just before<br />

9am on Friday. It was already<br />

well ablaze, and took about three<br />

hours to fully extinguish the fire.<br />

Police are now investigating<br />

after cannabis was found at the<br />

property.<br />

“The fire itself is not a police<br />

matter, however a small amount<br />

of cannabis was located within<br />

the address which police<br />

attended the scene for. All<br />

equipment and plants were<br />

destroyed (in the fire), and<br />

inquiries are ongoing.”<br />

Fire and Emergency specialist<br />

fire investigator Mitchell Jeffery<br />

said the cause of the fire was not<br />

suspicious.<br />

He said the exact cause was<br />

yet to be determined as the<br />

building was too unsafe for<br />

investigators to enter.<br />

Jeffery said the building still<br />

had power and, from outside,<br />

the fire appeared to have started<br />

in the main living area.<br />

“We are going to speak to the<br />

owner and he might be able to<br />

inform us of what was in that<br />

room that may have potentially<br />

started it.”<br />

Nearby residents spoken to<br />

by <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> said they knew<br />

who owned the hut, but no one<br />

had spoken to them or seen<br />

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6 <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong>


Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong> <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong><br />

NEWS 7<br />

Seals showing up<br />

in strange places<br />

• From page 1<br />

“Young seals, still dependent on their<br />

mother’s milk, tend to venture further<br />

afield during this period. It’s common to<br />

find them on roads, in backyards, or even<br />

on living room sofas,” Weir said.<br />

This year has been particularly challenging<br />

for New Zealand’s fur seals, with<br />

more than 1000 deaths due to starvation<br />

along the Kaikōura coast.<br />

Last year, seals were spotted in unexpected<br />

places, such as the car park of KFC<br />

in Papakura and Bunnings in Whangarei.<br />

In these instances, DOC intervened to<br />

relocate the seals safely back to the water.<br />

“Most seals people encounter are<br />

healthy, and behaviours like regurgitating,<br />

sneezing, coughing, or crying are normal.<br />

“People should enjoy observing them<br />

from a distance and contact DOC only<br />

if they are in immediate danger, such<br />

as being on a road, severely injured, or<br />

tangled in debris,” Weir said.<br />

SEAL THE DEAL: Last year a seal<br />

unexpectedly wandered into<br />

Bunnings in Whangarei.<br />

PHOTO: BUNNINGS<br />

HOW YOU CAN HELP PROTECT SEALS<br />

If you see a seal that is severely injured, being harassed, or in danger,<br />

please call 0800 DOC HOT (0800 362 468)<br />

Watch out for seals on roads<br />

Keep dogs at a safe distance<br />

Educate others on how to behave around wildlife<br />

Never touch, handle, or feed a seal as they can be aggressive if<br />

threatened. It is also a breach of the Marine Mammals Protection Act.<br />

Maintain a distance of at least 20m from kekeno if possible, and<br />

avoid getting between the seal and the sea<br />

Give seals space if encountered on or near a beach<br />

Always keep dogs on a leash and away from seals<br />

Ensure small children are at a safe distance and under control when<br />

watching seals<br />

Interactive strategy<br />

for district’s future<br />

A NEW interactive website showing<br />

possible future scenarios for <strong>Selwyn</strong> has<br />

gone live.<br />

The website showcases the council’s new<br />

long-term strategic vision, Waikirikiri Ki<br />

Tua Future <strong>Selwyn</strong>, which has been created<br />

to navigate growth over the next 50-100<br />

years.<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> is the fastest growing region in<br />

the country, with a projected population of<br />

140,000 as early as 2050.<br />

The website, which went live on Monday,<br />

allows people to discover how the strategy<br />

will guide future growth and connectivity.<br />

Users can adjust data to see the potential<br />

impacts of a changing population and the<br />

projected scenarios, based on a changing<br />

climate.<br />

District councillors endorsed the draft<br />

of Waikirikiri Ki Tua Future <strong>Selwyn</strong> for<br />

public consultation last week.<br />

Waikirikiri Ki Tua Future <strong>Selwyn</strong> looks<br />

at intergenerational well-being, sustainability,<br />

resilience, growth, change and<br />

development.<br />

It is based on community engagement<br />

from previous Long-Term Plans (2021-<br />

31 and <strong>2024</strong>-34) as well as the Greater<br />

Christchurch Spatial Plan.<br />

Mayor Sam Broughton said Waikirikiri<br />

Ki Tua Future <strong>Selwyn</strong> will play a key role<br />

in determining how the district grows<br />

and invests in its various areas and towns.<br />

It will guide the council’s work and the<br />

projects it plans to deliver over the next 50<br />

to 100 years.<br />

“As the fastest-growing district in the<br />

country, Waikirikiri Ki Tua Future <strong>Selwyn</strong><br />

is vital to making sure our district grows<br />

in a way that benefits everyone for generations<br />

to come,’’ Broughton said.<br />

“It’s about building vibrant, resilient<br />

communities that are well-connected and<br />

in tune with our natural environment. This<br />

strategy will help us embrace new opportunities<br />

and innovations while celebrating<br />

our heritage. It’s our roadmap to a future<br />

where everyone in <strong>Selwyn</strong> can thrive.”<br />

From July 1 until August 4, <strong>Selwyn</strong> communities<br />

will be invited to have their say<br />

on Waikirikiri Ki Tua Future <strong>Selwyn</strong> and<br />

give feedback.<br />

Findings will then inform the direction<br />

for area plans – looking at where and how<br />

different parts of the district grow – which<br />

will be brought back to the community for<br />

feedback later in the year.<br />

• To explore Waikirikiri Ki Tua<br />

Future <strong>Selwyn</strong> online, go to https://<br />

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8 <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong><br />

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• By Daniel Alvey<br />

GEOFF HILL has won his battle<br />

with NZ Post to resolve a lost<br />

parcel.<br />

It took a month for NZ Post<br />

to investigate the West Melton<br />

resident’s missing delivery.<br />

It was resolved a day after<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> followed up.<br />

Hill ordered a jacket online<br />

for about $50. The tracking code<br />

provided by NZ Post said it<br />

had been delivered on April 22,<br />

but when he went to check his<br />

letterbox, there was no parcel<br />

there.<br />

Hill said it wasn’t unusual for<br />

parcels to be marked as delivered<br />

when they had made it to the rural<br />

delivery depot, but when it didn’t<br />

show up at all, he contacted NZ<br />

Post on May 5.<br />

“I put in three inquiries. One<br />

resulted in a message on my<br />

phone saying they were looking<br />

into it and would come back to me<br />

and they never did and the (other)<br />

two inquiries they just didn’t<br />

answer.”<br />

Hill said NZ Post told him the<br />

item had been misdelivered, but<br />

would not say where.<br />

He also spoke to the delivery<br />

driver in the middle of May who<br />

suggested it may have been stolen<br />

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NZ Post agrees to pay refund<br />

in case of purloined package<br />

from the letter box.<br />

“They were not even talking to<br />

me at all. I could sit on hold with<br />

someone for half an hour to tell<br />

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me they will pass it on,”<br />

STILL<br />

Hill said.<br />

HERE<br />

By the beginning of this month,<br />

Hill had still not received a<br />

definitive answer on the location<br />

of his jacket, so he contacted<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong>.<br />

Within a day of <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong><br />

making inquiries, Hill was given<br />

an apology and offered a refund.<br />

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NZ Post said it appeared the<br />

jacket was stolen.<br />

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While happy with the refund,<br />

Hill believed NZ Post only<br />

responded due to <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong><br />

following up.<br />

“I’d run out of options and I<br />

think if we’d left it, they would<br />

have done nothing.”<br />

EMPTY BOX: West Melton resident Geoff Hill was forced to<br />

wait for a month for NZ Post to investigate a missing parcel.<br />

Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong> <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong><br />

Council hikes<br />

fees for dog<br />

registration<br />

to cover staff,<br />

pound costs<br />

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THE PRICE to register a dog in<br />

the district is set to increase.<br />

The fee for the first dog will rise<br />

from $60 to $75 and the fee for a<br />

second dog will rise from $45 to<br />

$55.<br />

Early registration for the first<br />

dog will rise from $45 to $60 and<br />

Susan Atherton said the price<br />

increase was to cover an extra staff<br />

member as well as upgrades to the<br />

pound, including better insulation<br />

and more kennel space, as well as<br />

continuing free microchipping.<br />

“We want to provide a great<br />

service and continue doing that at<br />

the best value and $15 is probably<br />

the best I can do.<br />

“I’m very mindful of cost<br />

pressures on the public,” Atherton<br />

said.<br />

Even with the increase, <strong>Selwyn</strong><br />

has the lowest fees compared<br />

with neighbouring councils.<br />

Christchurch’s first dog fee is $128,<br />

while Waimakariri’s fee is $133.<br />

The council’s 2022/23 annual<br />

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<strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong><br />

10<br />

NEWS<br />

Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz<br />

Dunsandel artist’s rekindled love of<br />

painting starting to pay dividends<br />

• By Isabella Adams<br />

FOR DUNSANDEL artist Brett<br />

Pettit, painting is something he<br />

can’t seem to get away from.<br />

After taking a hiatus for more<br />

than 10 years, he’s found a new<br />

appreciation for his craft, and is<br />

using this time to brush up on<br />

his skills and celebrate his recent<br />

success at the <strong>Selwyn</strong> Art Show.<br />

Born and raised in Australia<br />

to New Zealand parents, he was<br />

immersed in the creative world<br />

for as long as he can remember,<br />

describing his family as a “doit-yourself”<br />

crowd. His dad was<br />

a builder, and his mum enjoyed<br />

sewing.<br />

Pettit wasn’t any different,<br />

developing an interest in<br />

painting when he was 13. He<br />

recalled going to the library<br />

and issuing art books, trying to<br />

imitate them at home.<br />

By 18, he had moved to<br />

Kaikōura, and, unsure of his<br />

future after finishing high<br />

school, took up odd-jobs<br />

including building and signmaking<br />

to pay the bills.<br />

Then, his neighbour asked<br />

him to paint a mural for their<br />

new business, the first whalewatching<br />

operation in the town.<br />

Pettit was unsure at first, but accepted<br />

the job to help them out.<br />

He also won an art competition<br />

at about the same time.<br />

These events changed the<br />

trajectory of his life, and helped<br />

him realise he could take<br />

painting more seriously.<br />

So that’s what he did.<br />

Pettit carried on building and<br />

sign-making, and also gained his<br />

commercial pilot’s licence, flying<br />

scenic flights for a few years.<br />

He also painted murals and<br />

landscapes around Kaikōura in<br />

a traditional realism style.<br />

He could not name a<br />

specific piece of his that he<br />

liked the most, but described<br />

the Kaikōura scenery as his<br />

favourite to paint.<br />

“It’s not just the sea, it’s not<br />

BACK TO BASICS: Brett Pettit hopes to develop his artistic skills in order to broaden his<br />

paintings in the future.<br />

just the mountains, it’s not just<br />

the wildlife. (Kaikōura) is such a<br />

diverse environment.”<br />

Pettit eventually moved to<br />

Dunsandel with his wife in<br />

the mid-2000s, and used his<br />

building and painting skills to<br />

renovate an 1884 wooden church<br />

into their home.<br />

He reflected on his time renovating<br />

the church, which he still<br />

lives in with his wife and three<br />

children, aged 18, 16 and 13.<br />

“It’s quite a high building, as<br />

churches are, and has all the<br />

lovely old kauri timbers that you<br />

just don’t get in modern housing.<br />

“It had been painted<br />

throughout the years, and so<br />

I was intent on stripping all<br />

that back to the original timber<br />

work,” Pettit said.<br />

“And so here I am up on a six<br />

metre scaffolding, lying upside<br />

down sanding the ceiling beams.<br />

“That was something I<br />

wouldn’t do again.”<br />

Pettit eventually paused his<br />

PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Pettit’s<br />

presentation at the recent<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> Art Show.<br />

painting work in 2012, due to<br />

the 2008 financial crisis slowing<br />

down business.<br />

He spent the next 10 years<br />

being a self-described “house<br />

husband”, taking care of the<br />

kids while his wife worked as a<br />

primary school teacher. He also<br />

did the occasional spot of home<br />

maintenance and landscaping.<br />

Pettit began painting again<br />

in 2022, and didn’t realise how<br />

much he had missed it.<br />

“In the last year or so I have<br />

got back to it quite dedicatedly,”<br />

he said.<br />

“I just really noticed there<br />

was a contrast there (during the<br />

hiatus) and falling back into<br />

(painting) and appreciating<br />

the joy and satisfaction I didn’t<br />

know I was missing until I got<br />

back into it.”<br />

Pettit found out about the<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> Art Show through<br />

Facebook, and submitted his<br />

work to try and get his foot back<br />

into the door of the industry.<br />

“I’m at that stage where I’ve<br />

got a pile of paintings here that<br />

I’ve been focusing on, getting<br />

back into art, doing the best I<br />

can and lifting my game.<br />

“And then (the art show)<br />

popped up on Facebook and I<br />

DO-IT-YOURSELF: The<br />

1884 wooden church Pettit<br />

renovated into a home for<br />

his family.<br />

thought, well, there you go, that’s<br />

just down the road. I’m going to<br />

have to get in there.”<br />

Pettit submitted nine pieces<br />

he’s worked on over the last<br />

12 months, detailing different<br />

landscapes from Kaikōura to<br />

the Mackenzie Basin. He also<br />

presented a print of a painting<br />

he did prior to his hiatus.<br />

Winning the people’s choice<br />

award at the end of the weekend<br />

was a pleasant surprise for Pettit,<br />

and meant a lot.<br />

“To be acknowledged by people<br />

that they like the work, I took<br />

that to heart,” he said.<br />

Winning the award was just<br />

what he needed to get back into<br />

painting, and he now considers<br />

it his full-time job, while also<br />

going back to basics to broaden<br />

his skills.<br />

“I’m just really stripping<br />

things back and just realising<br />

how much more there is to<br />

learn,” Pettit said.<br />

He also is trying to get his<br />

work back on the market, and<br />

says this will dictate if he keeps<br />

going.<br />

“If and when I sell these<br />

works, that will sort of solidify<br />

the direction I go because there’s<br />

only so many walls I’ve got in<br />

my house here,” Pettit said.<br />

“I can’t keep painting what I’m<br />

doing without getting feedback<br />

from the market.”<br />

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<strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong><br />

12<br />

NEWS/LETTERS<br />

AFTER NEARLY 40 years,<br />

British electronic synth pioneers<br />

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the<br />

Dark will return to New Zealand<br />

to headline <strong>Selwyn</strong> Sounds 2025.<br />

The British pop icons will<br />

be joined by Tom Bailey from<br />

Thompson Twins, Jon Stevens,<br />

Diesel, Ardijah and Christchurch<br />

band Castaway in the full line-up<br />

released by organisers.<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> Sounds kicks off at<br />

11am on Saturday, March 1 at the<br />

Lincoln Domain.<br />

OMD, comprising Andy<br />

McCluskey and Paul Humphries,<br />

have sold more than 40 million<br />

albums and recorded some of the<br />

most iconic songs of the <strong>19</strong>80s<br />

including If You Leave, Enola<br />

Gay, Secret, Souvenir, So in Love,<br />

(Forever) Live and Die, Electricity,<br />

Joan Of Arc (Maid Of Orleans).<br />

“Finally! After nearly 40 years,<br />

we are so excited to be able to say<br />

that we are going to play live again<br />

in New Zealand. We cannot wait!<br />

“As it’s been such a long time we<br />

will be playing every single one of<br />

our hits,” McCluskey said.<br />

Tom Bailey will be performing<br />

all the Thompson Twins hits,<br />

including Hold Me Now, Doctor<br />

Doctor, King For A Day, Love On<br />

Your Side and many more.<br />

Fans of Aussie rocker Jon<br />

Stevens will be able to enjoy INXS<br />

gems like Need you Tonight,<br />

New Sensation, Never Tear Us<br />

Apart and Devil Inside, as well as<br />

Noiseworks smash hits like Take<br />

me Back, Touch, No Lies and Hot<br />

Chilli Woman.<br />

Stevens fronted Aussie rockers<br />

Noiseworks throughout their<br />

hit-packed career, and became<br />

new lead singer for INXS as<br />

they transformed into the new<br />

millennium.<br />

Fellow Australian Diesel will<br />

be performing. He holds a special<br />

place in the hearts of New Zealand<br />

fans, thanks to his string of hits,<br />

including Tip Of My Tongue, and<br />

Come To Me.<br />

South Auckland legends Ardijah<br />

– creators of their own infectious<br />

genre, polyfonk – complete the<br />

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OMD to headline nostalgic<br />

line-up for <strong>Selwyn</strong> Sounds<br />

SYNTH<br />

STARS: British<br />

pop icons<br />

Orchestral<br />

Manoeuvres<br />

in the Dark<br />

headline the<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> Sounds<br />

line-up for<br />

2025.<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> Sounds line-up with Ryan<br />

and Betty-Anne Monga ready to<br />

wow the crowd with classic songs<br />

like Watching U, Time Makes A<br />

Wine and more.<br />

Young Christchurch band<br />

Castaway, fresh off the back of<br />

their new single Daisy, will be<br />

bringing their electrifying fusion<br />

of pop and rock in support of the<br />

80s icons.<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> Sounds will also have a<br />

an array of food vendors, as well as<br />

full bar facilities. VIP options will<br />

also be available.<br />

• Concert-goers<br />

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selwynsounds.co.nz for<br />

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presale tickets from 8am<br />

on Tuesday, <strong>June</strong> 18, with<br />

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from 8am on <strong>June</strong> 20.<br />

Breakdown of cost<br />

analysis needed<br />

IN RESPONSE to the letter<br />

from Steph and David Withall<br />

(<strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong>, <strong>June</strong> 12) re<br />

Long Term Plan costings and<br />

support.<br />

Why is the cost for major<br />

projects always published,<br />

but the increase to rates to<br />

cover each item never<br />

mentioned?<br />

Usually, these projects are<br />

subject to targeted rates so<br />

accurate costings are calculable.<br />

When money is borrowed, the<br />

true total cost with interest and<br />

fees with repayments must be<br />

identified by law.<br />

The present situation only<br />

asks if a project has support,<br />

the true cost and increase to the<br />

rates is never mentioned.<br />

Consideration on supporting<br />

such proposals may be different<br />

when it is known how it affects<br />

each individual ratepayer.<br />

- Bill Woods, Springfield<br />

Running stop signs is a daily<br />

occurrence travelling from<br />

Christchurch to Leeston and<br />

back.<br />

The worst intersection is<br />

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Rd from both directions. So<br />

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<strong>Selwyn</strong> Rd onto Shands Rd also<br />

regularly fail to come to a halt.<br />

Some of the worst<br />

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blatant drivers.<br />

At least three times I have<br />

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whose driver assumed I would<br />

‘jump’ the lights. I have slowed<br />

down on amber only to have<br />

one or more following drivers<br />

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red traffic light.<br />

- Philip van Deurs<br />

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Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong> <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong><br />

Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz<br />

SPORT 17<br />

Final clash a chance for Prebbleton<br />

to exorcise demons of past defeats<br />

• By Sam Coughlan<br />

PREBBLETON have a score to<br />

settle in the combined country<br />

final this weekend.<br />

The side came through a nailbiting<br />

semi-final against Waihora<br />

at Rhodes Park on Saturday to<br />

win 25-24, coming from behind to<br />

claim the spoils.<br />

Now they’ll meet Glenmark-<br />

Cheviot – who got up over<br />

Southbridge 41-35 in the other<br />

semi-final.<br />

Glenmark have been the form<br />

team in the competition, topping<br />

their pool ahead of Prebbleton<br />

and beating them 29-14 in the<br />

round robin.<br />

It’s a result Prebbleton captain<br />

Kerry Gray said they’re desperate<br />

to rectify.<br />

“It is unfinished business.<br />

Having lost to Glenmark earlier<br />

in the season, it’s our chance for<br />

redemption against them.”<br />

It’s not the only box to tick –<br />

Prebbleton lost at this stage of<br />

the competition last year, going<br />

down to Ashburton Celtic before<br />

watching their opponents lift the<br />

trophy.<br />

Having already exorcised some<br />

demons with a quarter-final win<br />

over Celtic this year, Gray said<br />

going one better was the goal.<br />

“We were disappointed we<br />

didn’t finish the way we wanted<br />

to last year, and we didn’t get the<br />

result, so this final has been what<br />

we’ve been gunning for this year.<br />

“We’ve got two boxes to tick on<br />

Saturday.”<br />

Gray believes Glenmark will<br />

consider themselves favourites for<br />

the match – but he was adamant<br />

HARD-HITTING: Prebbleton<br />

centre Adam Birby takes the<br />

ball into contact.<br />

the two are evenly-matched.<br />

“They will believe they’ve got<br />

the upper hand, because of the<br />

game that’s happened in the past.<br />

“But that’s not the mindset we<br />

have. We don’t feel like we’re the<br />

worse team.<br />

“I feel like we’re going in as<br />

equals and the better, smarter<br />

team on the day will prevail.”<br />

He said the team were already<br />

getting excited for the weekend.<br />

“Everyone’s pumped. The group<br />

chat is going non-stop, everyone’s<br />

already excited and ready to go.”<br />

In the weekend’s other matches,<br />

Darfield claimed seventh place in<br />

the competition thanks to their<br />

38-37 victory over Methven, while<br />

West Melton thrashed Lincoln 48-<br />

22 in the 13th/14th place playoff.<br />

Springston consigned Hornby<br />

to the wooden spoon with a 41-10<br />

win in the playoff for <strong>19</strong>th/20th<br />

place.<br />

All teams have a bye this<br />

weekend apart from Glenmark-<br />

Cheviot and Prebbleton, before<br />

the Coleman Shield resumes next<br />

week.<br />

COMPETITION: Prebbleton flanker Niall Murphy and Waihora lock Jackson Egerton vie for<br />

the ball.<br />

PHOTOS: SMR EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY<br />

UNDER PRESSURE: Prebbleton second-five Tim Murgatroyd<br />

tries to charge the kick of Waihora’s Jeremy Benton.<br />

Combined Country Final<br />

Glenmark-Cheviot v<br />

Prebbleton, Omihi<br />

Reserve, 2.45pm<br />

Saturday<br />

Results<br />

(SF) Glenmark-Cheviot 41<br />

Southbridge 35;<br />

(SF) Prebbleton 25<br />

Waihora 24;<br />

(7/8th) Darfield 38<br />

Methven 37;<br />

(13/14th) West Melton 48<br />

Lincoln 22;<br />

(<strong>19</strong>/20th) Springston 41<br />

Hornby 10<br />

Club celebrates stalwart’s service, success<br />

THERE WOULD be few<br />

people who have dedicated<br />

16 consecutive years to the<br />

administration of their sports<br />

club, and probably fewer still who<br />

have won championship titles in<br />

each of those 16 years.<br />

Such has been the contribution<br />

of Heather Murdoch to the Tai<br />

Tapu Bowling Club, which saw<br />

her awarded life membership at its<br />

annual meeting on <strong>June</strong> 15.<br />

Club president Tim Pavey said<br />

Heather has been an outstanding<br />

contributor, a stalwart not just<br />

to the Tai Tapu club but to the<br />

Ellesmere area and bowling more<br />

generally.<br />

A club committee member<br />

since 2008, Heather has served<br />

as president and trustee, remains<br />

the club tournament organiser,<br />

sponsorship arranger and match<br />

convener, and has been a regular<br />

delegate to Ellesmere Bowls.<br />

Along with that, Heather has<br />

amassed an impressive array<br />

of 42 club championship titles,<br />

including 14 as women’s singles<br />

champion.<br />

DEDICATION: Heather Murdoch has contributed to every aspect of the Tai Tapu Bowling<br />

Club – working as an administrator for 16 years and also winning a swathe of titles on the<br />

greens. She was presented with her life membership award by club president Tim Pavey.<br />

Heather’s involvement has<br />

extended beyond the boundaries<br />

of Tai Tapu – she has been key<br />

to bowls administration in the<br />

wider Ellesmere area since 2008,<br />

including as convenor of the<br />

Ellesmere match committee<br />

since 2015/16 and Ellesmere<br />

women’s selector for the last three<br />

seasons.<br />

She also has 12 Ellesmere<br />

championship titles to her name<br />

and was awarded a Gold Star in<br />

the 2022-23 season after picking<br />

up her 10th regional title.<br />

“The time and effort spent<br />

administering the sport, all on<br />

a voluntary basis, cannot be<br />

underestimated and Heather’s<br />

involvement goes well over and<br />

above what could be expected of<br />

an ordinary club or committee<br />

member,” said Pavey.<br />

“In a more general sense,<br />

Heather is a source of knowledge<br />

about the game, often called<br />

to interpret rules or determine<br />

questions, mentor new players,<br />

act as an unofficial umpire and<br />

ensure that events run without a<br />

hitch.<br />

“Her contribution is exemplary<br />

by any measure and recognition<br />

by way of life membership shows<br />

the club’s appreciation,” he said.<br />

On receiving the award,<br />

Heather said she was totally<br />

surprised, adding that she gets<br />

a great deal of satisfaction from<br />

contributing to the club.<br />

“When I belong to a club, I<br />

expect to be fully involved,” she<br />

said.<br />

“But perhaps what I am most<br />

proud of is the way the Tai Tapu<br />

club consistently punches above<br />

its weight in winning regional<br />

titles.”


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Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong> <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong><br />

Latest Canterbury news at starnews.co.nz<br />

SPORT <strong>19</strong><br />

Country rugby needs to find its DNA<br />

Bevan Sisson<br />

Rugby matters<br />

RUGBY, AND in fact sport, can<br />

duplicate many areas of life. One<br />

of these is a tendency to create<br />

buzz words and slang to give the<br />

impression they are keeping up<br />

with the times.<br />

One of sport’s latest is “what is<br />

the team’s DNA” which means,<br />

in real speak, what are they<br />

known for and what is their<br />

history.<br />

With rugby going through<br />

a recent review to figure out<br />

how the sport will look in the<br />

future, it is a good time for the<br />

grassroots game to find out its<br />

DNA is.<br />

There is nothing more grassroots<br />

than heading to a club<br />

game, getting chips and a hotdog<br />

and then watching the juniors do<br />

ball duties after playing earlier<br />

in the day. But how does country<br />

rugby’s representative season fit<br />

in the future? What is country<br />

rugby’s DNA?<br />

At present, the local country<br />

rugby highlight is the annual<br />

Southbridge Shield game played<br />

between Ellesmere and North<br />

Canterbury.<br />

It has a great history –<br />

originally named the Delargey<br />

Shield, it was donated in <strong>19</strong>22<br />

by Pat Delargey, president of the<br />

Ellesmere sub union and owner<br />

of the Southbridge Hotel. It was<br />

renamed the Southbridge Shield<br />

in <strong>19</strong>32.<br />

To hold this trophy has real<br />

HAVE YOUR SAY:<br />

Share your opinion on<br />

Sisson’s views. Email<br />

barry@starmedia.kiwi<br />

Keep responses to 200<br />

words or less<br />

GRASSROOTS: The annual Southbridge Shield match<br />

between Ellesmere and North Canterbury is the highlight<br />

of the country rugby representative season.<br />

prestige and for this reason it<br />

should be a standalone fixture<br />

played on King’s Birthday<br />

weekend. The rest of the senior<br />

competition can then have the<br />

long weekend off.<br />

The town competition<br />

currently has the King’s Birthday<br />

round as a bye, so it would put<br />

the Southbridge Shield game as a<br />

standalone fixture.<br />

However, the end of year rep<br />

season for country teams is a<br />

long way from what country<br />

rugby is about.<br />

There used to be Canterbury<br />

Country (best of Ellesmere<br />

and North Canterbury) which<br />

could test themselves against<br />

town’s Metro team but that was<br />

disbanded around 2017. This has<br />

left country rugby in no man’s<br />

land. For the CRFU, country<br />

rugby is like the drunk uncle at<br />

Christmas – they’re not really<br />

sure what tactic to take.<br />

For the country-based players,<br />

is it really a motivation at the end<br />

of the year to play a mix of teams<br />

that don’t have any connection to<br />

country rugby?<br />

At present, Ellesmere and<br />

North Canterbury will play<br />

Waitaha, the Cantabrians and<br />

Canterbury Pasifika, with a<br />

bye thrown in, then finish up<br />

with the important Southbridge<br />

Shield fixture.<br />

Ideally, country rugby would<br />

be a stand alone entity, but the<br />

CRFU would not want the two<br />

sub unions to break free from<br />

the Canterbury umbrella for<br />

many reasons, but none greater<br />

than the registration numbers in<br />

the country region are critical to<br />

CRFU funding.<br />

But is it time for the likes of<br />

Ellesmere/North Canterbury and<br />

their respective boards to look<br />

for greener pastures to ensure<br />

the future for their unions?<br />

It astounds me that our closest<br />

neighbour, Mid Canterbury, has<br />

only four division 1 teams but has<br />

a spot in the Heartland Championship,<br />

when Ellesmere and<br />

North Canterbury have 16 teams<br />

between them and miss out.<br />

A Canterbury Country team<br />

in the Heartland Championship<br />

would bring great benefits to the<br />

region, with local players getting<br />

an opportunity to play rep rugby<br />

closer to their DNA.<br />

Or, allow these two sub<br />

unions to become part of Mid<br />

Canterbury’s Heartland selection<br />

without being classed as loan<br />

players, again allowing local<br />

country players an opportunity<br />

for meaningful representative<br />

rugby.<br />

It is in the interest of both<br />

North Canterbury and<br />

Ellesmere’s boards to look at<br />

what is best for their growing<br />

areas and not be used as a fill-in<br />

for the CRFU rep season.<br />

• Sisson is a former<br />

player, Lincoln,<br />

Lincoln University and<br />

representative coach and<br />

New Zealand age group<br />

selector<br />

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Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong> <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong><br />

CANTERBURY will play a pre-season<br />

NPC match against Otago at Foster Park<br />

in Rolleston on August 2.<br />

The Farah Palmer Cup side will also<br />

play the last match of their regular season<br />

at Prebbleton Domain, against Hawke’s<br />

Bay on September 14.<br />

Rolleston club president Nicky Ruki was<br />

delighted to host the NPC fixture.<br />

“Hosting a high-level representative<br />

game will be a first for the club and our<br />

community, it’s a momentous occasion,”<br />

she said.<br />

“With the growth in population in<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> and in particular Rolleston, we’re<br />

incredibly excited to support this event<br />

whilst showcasing our facilities.”<br />

Prebbleton president Jeromy Knowler<br />

said the club had worked hard to develop<br />

a women’s programme, so to host a Farah<br />

Palmer match was “a great reward for all<br />

those who have contributed to that”.<br />

SPORT 21<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> grounds to host Canty games<br />

GRASSROOTS: Canterbury’s NPC side will play a pre-season fixture against<br />

Otago in Rolleston.<br />

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Wednesday <strong>19</strong> <strong>June</strong> <strong>2024</strong><br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> District Council shares<br />

vision for future growth<br />

The Council has unveiled its vision and aspiration<br />

for the district for the next 50 to 100 years.<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> is the fastest growing region in the country<br />

with a projected population of 140,000 as early as<br />

2050. Waikirikiri Ki Tua Future <strong>Selwyn</strong> is the vision<br />

to navigate this incredible growth.<br />

It captures the Council’s long-term strategic vision<br />

and aspiration for intergenerational wellbeing,<br />

sustainability, resilience, growth, change, and<br />

development. It is based on extensive community<br />

engagement from previous Long-Term Plans<br />

(2021-31 and <strong>2024</strong>-34) as well as the Greater<br />

Christchurch Spatial Plan to provide a detailed,<br />

evidence-based framework and direction<br />

for growth.<br />

Mayor Sam Broughton says Waikirikiri Ki Tua<br />

Future <strong>Selwyn</strong> will play a key role in determining<br />

A love for volunteering in <strong>Selwyn</strong> District<br />

This week, 16-22 <strong>June</strong>, National Volunteer Week<br />

celebrates the collective contribution of the<br />

thousands of volunteers who enrich Aotearoa<br />

New Zealand.<br />

In <strong>Selwyn</strong>, we have over 240 Civil Defence<br />

community volunteers split across 30 teams, an<br />

Emergency Support Team of 26 volunteers and a<br />

Response Team (NZRT21) of 35 volunteers.<br />

how the district grows and invests in its various<br />

areas and towns. It will guide the Council’s<br />

work and the projects it plans to deliver for the<br />

community over the next 50 to 100 years.<br />

You can view Waikirikiri Ki Tua Future <strong>Selwyn</strong> at<br />

selwyn.govt.nz/future. You will also be able to<br />

give feedback from 1 July.<br />

Volunteering for the last 10 years, Lois has helped<br />

open and run evacuation centres for people<br />

impacted by flooding and wildfires. Lois says she<br />

was honoured to be nominated.<br />

“The <strong>Selwyn</strong> community as a whole thrives on<br />

the work of many volunteers, from sports groups,<br />

through to many other community organisations,<br />

they all help to hold the community together.”<br />

Major artwork a<br />

taonga for Rolleston<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> District’s newest public artwork<br />

Toro Atua will be officially opened at a free<br />

public opening ceremony from 5.30pm<br />

Saturday 6 July.<br />

Made up of twenty shimmering, stainless-steel<br />

figures on poles up to four metres tall, the<br />

artwork will be a distinctive landmark in<br />

Rolleston Town Centre.<br />

Dr Areta Wilkinson (Ngāi Tahu) was<br />

commissioned to create Toro Atua by a panel<br />

from the Rolleston Residents’ Association, the<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong> District Council, SCAPE Public Art and<br />

Ngāi Te Ruahikihiki ki Taumutu. SCAPE Public<br />

Art fund-raised over 50% of the project budget<br />

to supplement historical Rolleston funds for a<br />

public artwork.<br />

Toro Atua is another sign of the district, coming<br />

of age, says Mayor Sam Broughton, “not only<br />

are we the fastest growing centre in the region,<br />

but we are also becoming more confident in<br />

embracing and celebrating our distinctive<br />

landscape and cultural heritage.”<br />

The sculpture draws on the cultural narrative<br />

for Te Ara Ātea gifted by mana whenua, Ngāi<br />

Te Ruahikihiki ki Taumutu.<br />

Read more about our volunteers:<br />

selwyn.govt.nz/CDEMvolunteers<br />

Longstanding Civil Defence community<br />

volunteer, Lois Thomas was recently a winner of<br />

the Neighbourhood Support NZ’s Celebrating<br />

Volunteers award.<br />

She recently promoted <strong>Selwyn</strong> Gets Ready,<br />

offering half priced coffees at Coffee Culture and<br />

The Lincoln Pantry to every new household who<br />

signed up, successfully getting over 50 new sign<br />

ups. <strong>Selwyn</strong> Gets Ready is a free emergency alert<br />

system offered by the Council. You can sign up at<br />

selwyn.getsready.net<br />

Dog Microchipping Clinics<br />

Our free monthly microchipping clinics are<br />

taking place on Friday 21 <strong>June</strong> at the following<br />

locations.<br />

• Leeston Library & Service Centre:<br />

9am to 9.30am<br />

• Lincoln Library & Service Centre:<br />

9am to 9.30am<br />

• Council Offices, Rolleston:<br />

11am to 11.30am<br />

Please note clinics will not take place if wet.<br />

Any questions, please contact Animal Control<br />

on 0800 SELWYN (735 996)<br />

Malvern Water Race Disruption<br />

The Kowai intake in Malvern scheme will be<br />

shut down for planned maintenance works<br />

near Springfield.<br />

Supply will be disrupted for water race users from<br />

Wednesday 26 <strong>June</strong> – Monday 1 July <strong>2024</strong>.<br />

For more information, please visit:<br />

selwyn.govt.nz/wrdisruption<br />

If you have any further queries, please<br />

contact us on 0800 SELWYN (735 996)<br />

or email surfacewaters@selwyn.govt.nz<br />

Council and Community Board Meetings<br />

Community Services Committee Meeting<br />

Wednesday <strong>19</strong> <strong>June</strong> 9am, Rolleston Council Offices.*<br />

Malvern Community Board Meeting<br />

Monday 24 <strong>June</strong> 4pm, Darfield Library Meeting Room*<br />

* Livestreamed on the Council YouTube channel.<br />

Events<br />

FREE<br />

ReNourish Community<br />

Garden Tour and Open Day<br />

Saturday 22 <strong>June</strong> 1 – 4pm<br />

Find out more and<br />

bookings required at<br />

selwyn.govt.nz/events<br />

Springfield Emergency<br />

Preparedness Presentation<br />

Tuesday 25 <strong>June</strong> 7 – 8.30pm<br />

Tawera Hall, Springfield<br />

Registration required,<br />

email: cdem.team@selwyn.govt.nz<br />

For all the latest news and events visit our website selwyn.govt.nz or follow us <strong>Selwyn</strong>DistrictCouncil | 0800 SELWYN (735 996)<br />

FREE<br />

Mānawatia a Matariki!<br />

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Thursday 27 <strong>June</strong>, 5 – 7.30pm<br />

Te Ara Ātea.<br />

Celebrate the Māori new year with<br />

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letters, using each letter only once? No foreign<br />

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Solution 252: ado, ALMOND, and, dam, damn,<br />

dan, don, lad, lam, land, load, loam, loan, mad,<br />

man, moa, moan, mod, modal, monad, nod, nodal,<br />

word.<br />

nomad, old.<br />

letters, including plurals, can you make<br />

from the six letters, using each only<br />

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allowed. There’s at least one six-letter<br />

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1. Skinny (7)<br />

5. Swimmers (7)<br />

9. Lakes, in Scotland (5)<br />

10. Appear again (9)<br />

11. Majority view (9)<br />

12. Brush (5)<br />

13. Eighth letter of the Greek<br />

alphabet (5)<br />

15. Embroil (9)<br />

18. Janitor (9)<br />

<strong>19</strong>. Attitude, beliefs (5)<br />

21. Popular fast food (5)<br />

23. Towards the back (9)<br />

25. Immunise (9)<br />

26. Final letter of the Greek alphabet<br />

(5)<br />

27. Inhibit, curb (7)<br />

28. Constrict (7)<br />

Decoder<br />

Down<br />

1. Request (7)<br />

2. Skilled story teller (9)<br />

3. Squander (5)<br />

4. Standard for comparison (9)<br />

5. Foundation (5)<br />

6. Rotating gate (9)<br />

7. Make happy (5)<br />

8. Spire (7)<br />

14. Quality (9)<br />

16. Unchanging (9)<br />

17. Distasteful (9)<br />

18. Teller (7)<br />

20. Nourish (7)<br />

22. Sailboat (5)<br />

23. Wanders (5)<br />

24. Incorrect (5)<br />

Crossword<br />

Across: 1. Scrawny, 5.<br />

Bathers, 9. Lochs, 10.<br />

Resurface, 11. Consensus,<br />

12. Sweep, 13. Theta, 15.<br />

Implicate, 18. Caretaker,<br />

<strong>19</strong>. Ethos, 21. Sushi, 23.<br />

Rearwards, 25. Inoculate,<br />

26. Omega, 27. Repress,<br />

28. Tighten.<br />

Down: 1. Solicit, 2.<br />

Raconteur, 3. Waste,<br />

4. Yardstick, 5. Basis,<br />

6. Turnstile, 7. Elate, 8.<br />

Steeple, 14. Attribute, 16.<br />

Permanent, 17. Abhorrent,<br />

18. Cashier, 20. Sustain,<br />

22. Sloop, 23. Roams, 24.<br />

Wrong.<br />

WordBuilder<br />

ado, day, dorp, dory, dray,<br />

drop, dry, oar, pad, par,<br />

PARODY, pay, pod, pray,<br />

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24 <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong><br />

SELWYN RURAL LIFE<br />

Flaunt our rural paradise:<br />

annual Garden Bird Survey<br />

• By Isabelle Teresa<br />

Between Saturday 29 <strong>June</strong> and Sunday 7th July, can<br />

you spare one hour to sit and gaze at your garden?<br />

You’ll be contributing to an important nationwide<br />

study that has been running since 2007. Basically,<br />

people observe their garden for an hour of their<br />

choosing within that week, fill out the tally sheet<br />

of which birds they see and hear, and how many of<br />

them, and send it in. All info is on<br />

www.gardenbirdsurvey.nz<br />

Manaaki Whenua–Landcare Research (with its<br />

head office in Lincoln!) crunches the numbers,<br />

uses statistical methods to address the variables,<br />

and publishes the observed trends in garden bird<br />

populations over the past 5 and 10 years according<br />

to direction (decline or increase) and size (rapid to<br />

shallow). Results are shown nationally and regionally.<br />

The website makes it easy for all ages to participate<br />

and enjoy. For species identification, there are<br />

excellent photos and brief descriptions of frequent<br />

garden birds, with males and females shown when<br />

their appearance is different. Hear a bird but not see<br />

it? Enjoy the audio samples, courtesy of DOC.<br />

Parents among you will spot that the survey week<br />

includes the first school holiday weekend, so this is<br />

the perfect home activity. As well as the survey itself,<br />

other resources will carry your kids well into the<br />

holidays. Colouring competition entries go online<br />

for voting for the People’s Choice prize. Print out<br />

the stylishly colourful and realistic bird masks. Tips<br />

for creating bird-friendly gardens cover plantings,<br />

feeding and water, and bug hotels.<br />

Teachers will appreciate the curriculum-related<br />

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scientists for the day”.<br />

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Last year, 900 Cantabrians took part. Regional<br />

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over the last 10 years, compared with shallow<br />

increases nationwide. Looks like all those local<br />

biodiversity planting projects are paying off.<br />

The survey focuses on 22 common garden species,<br />

and the tally sheet gives space to add two “any other”<br />

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SELWYN RURAL LIFE<br />

Advertising Feature<br />

SAD? Turn to winter traditions<br />

• By Isabelle Teresa<br />

Living rurally, nature and the seasons<br />

dominate most aspects of our lives. In<br />

winter, seasonal affective disorder (SAD)<br />

affects many, especially as frosty/sunny<br />

days give way to weeks of grey and rain. In<br />

one sense it’s normal to hibernate, sleeping<br />

and eating more. But for some, this plunge<br />

in energy becomes months of depression.<br />

Fortunately for us in New Zealand,<br />

within the next 10 days two highly<br />

symbolic and nature-based winter events<br />

will occur – Winter Solstice on Friday 21<br />

<strong>June</strong>, quickly followed by Matariki, marked<br />

this year on Friday 28 <strong>June</strong>.<br />

Both events have powerful histories and<br />

traditions which, unsurprisingly, have<br />

rise offers predictions about what the<br />

coming year will bring, helping people look<br />

to the future.<br />

The importance of ritual<br />

Consider making a ritual to acknowledge<br />

this time. One of the simplest is the<br />

centuries-old tradition of planting garlic at<br />

winter solstice and harvesting it at summer<br />

solstice. (This works in plant pots too.)<br />

Garlic symbolises health and protection in<br />

many cultures. The simple act of planting<br />

is (literally) a very grounding action, gives<br />

you a positive image to hold on to, and<br />

embodies your hope and trust for the<br />

future.<br />

much in common to guide us through this<br />

time.<br />

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A Māori whakataukī/proverb for this time<br />

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i te mātao, me te tangata”/ “All things on<br />

earth contract because of the cold; likewise<br />

people.” In other words, be reassured<br />

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together. After the busy seasons of growth<br />

and harvest, it’s a much needed time to<br />

rest and reflect, individually and together.<br />

Matariki is traditionally honoured by<br />

gathering in the dark, with a pre-dawn<br />

ritual to view the rising Matariki/Pleiades<br />

star cluster. Winter solstice is our longest<br />

night. Canterbury will have just under<br />

nine hours of daylight, with sunrise at<br />

8.03am and sunset at 4.59pm.<br />

In both traditions, the names of those<br />

who have passed are spoken on this night.<br />

Look to the light<br />

Winter solstice rituals were typically held<br />

round a bonfire, to summon the sun.<br />

Nowadays, a logburner or a lit candle are<br />

good options too! Celebrate that the days<br />

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Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong> <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> 27<br />

HOME PROFESSIONALS<br />

Dealing with Canterbury<br />

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With recent reports on high<br />

nitrate levels in some local water<br />

supplies, the first step is to get<br />

your water tested. Also, if your<br />

water comes from on-site wells,<br />

this should be tested annually as<br />

nitrate levels can change. If the test<br />

shows nitrate levels higher than the<br />

Drinking Water Standards for New<br />

Zealand, you need to address this.<br />

Solutions are not one-size-fits-all,<br />

so approach an expert company<br />

to recommend a suitable solution<br />

for your supply and needs. Flow<br />

requirements differ greatly from one<br />

home to another, and your water<br />

may also contain unwanted metals,<br />

dissolved solids, and organisms such<br />

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or removed. Other common issues<br />

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being hard and low pH levels.<br />

Nitrates are difficult<br />

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Sediment and carbon filters<br />

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the water actually increases the<br />

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Ion exchange and reverse<br />

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Ion exchange devices pass your<br />

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treatment systems. However, it is<br />

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such as bacteria and viruses.<br />

Reverse osmosis is our number<br />

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It effectively removes up to 95%<br />

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RO is best as a point-of-use<br />

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Using RO for whole house<br />

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28 <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong><br />

HOME PROFESSIONALS<br />

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Survus Consultants has been working<br />

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since <strong>19</strong>57, helping you navigate the<br />

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We set up our Survus Rural division in<br />

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You will receive expert, fully up-todate<br />

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If you have a plan to increase the value<br />

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Blaze King fires are highly popular for their<br />

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Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong> <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> 29<br />

The whisper-quiet Whisper 7 pellet fire<br />

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30 <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong><br />

HOME PROFESSIONALS<br />

outh-watering range of fruit trees<br />

For 30 years, Southern Woods Nursery<br />

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Southern Woods has something to tempt<br />

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This early phase of winter is the<br />

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deciduous fruit trees. New season’s stock<br />

is in store, and these trees are best planted<br />

when they’re in a dormant state.<br />

There’s also a particular beauty to the<br />

look of these trees in winter. Leaf-bare, it’s<br />

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If you have questions about how and<br />

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Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong> <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> 31<br />

Cost-effective ways to tackle condensation<br />

• By Isabelle Teresa<br />

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32 <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong><br />

RURAL | LIFESTYLE | RESIDENTIAL<br />

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Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong> <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> 33<br />

Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100<br />

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34 <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong><br />

Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100<br />

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Wednesday <strong>June</strong> <strong>19</strong> <strong>2024</strong> <strong>Selwyn</strong> <strong>Times</strong> 35<br />

Classifieds Contact us today Phone our local team 03 379 1100<br />

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New Listing/Open Home<br />

New Listing<br />

FOR SALE<br />

57 Charlbury Drive, Rolleston<br />

3A2B1L2J<br />

FOR SALE<br />

29 Birchwood Close, Prebbleton<br />

4A2B2L2J<br />

• Built in 2017 by Golden<br />

Homes<br />

• Open plan kitchen, living,<br />

dining area<br />

• Three good size bedrooms<br />

(master with walk-thru robe<br />

and ensuite)<br />

• Internal access double garage<br />

• 431m2 fully fenced section<br />

For Sale<br />

Offers Over $699,000<br />

View<br />

Sunday 1.15 - 1.45pm<br />

Amanda Cherry<br />

027 340 6955<br />

amanda.cherry@raywhite.com<br />

'Big Red' Shefford<br />

027 224 4733<br />

brendan.shefford@raywhite.com<br />

• 940m2 section<br />

• Large kitchen/dining/living<br />

area<br />

• Separate Lounge<br />

• Kids' Rumpus/Games/Media<br />

room<br />

• Double Garage - great<br />

storage and workshop<br />

options<br />

For Sale<br />

Negotiable Over $949,000<br />

View<br />

Call Jackie, viewing by<br />

appointment only<br />

Jackie Wither<br />

027 450 3777<br />

jackie.wither@raywhite.com<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/RLL31704<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/PRB30332<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

New Listing/Open Home<br />

DEADLINE SALE<br />

13 Olivia Street, Rolleston<br />

4A2B1L2J<br />

FOR SALE<br />

21 Siltstone Street, Rolleston<br />

3A1K2B1L2J<br />

• Four bedrooms, two<br />

bathrooms<br />

• Quality appliances and stone<br />

top benches<br />

• Fully fenced, blank canvas<br />

section<br />

• Master with walk-in robe and<br />

ensuite<br />

Deadline Sale<br />

4pm Tuesday 2nd July<br />

<strong>2024</strong> (not being sold prior)<br />

View<br />

Sunday 10.00 - 10.30am<br />

Rebecca Grose<br />

021 266 2173<br />

rebecca.grose@raywhite.com<br />

Harry Wright<br />

027 787 4479<br />

harry.wright@raywhite.com<br />

• Easy living with superb<br />

presentation inside & out!<br />

• Modern kitchen anchors the<br />

open plan dining & living<br />

• Stacker sliders connect to the<br />

large, sunny patio<br />

• Master has WIR & ensuite<br />

• Lovely gardens with irrigation<br />

• Great location close to shops<br />

For Sale<br />

By negotiation<br />

View<br />

By appointment<br />

Emma Langton-George<br />

027 555 0568<br />

emma.langton-george@raywhite.com<br />

Dwayne Bloomfield<br />

021 163 9874<br />

dwayne.bloomfield@raywhite.com<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/RLL31677<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/LIC30610<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)


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Open Home<br />

New Listing/Open Home<br />

FOR SALE<br />

32 Carnaveron Drive, Lincoln<br />

• Architecturally designed with<br />

overheight stud throughout<br />

• Designer kitchen with twin<br />

ovens & induction cooktop<br />

• Master suite has tiled ensuite<br />

• Study, media room & studio<br />

• Beautifully landscaped with<br />

multiple outdoor living areas<br />

& secure off-street parking<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/LIC30669<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

For Sale<br />

By negotiation<br />

View<br />

Sunday 12.00 - 12.30pm<br />

3A1K2B2L1D3I2J<br />

Emma Langton-George<br />

027 555 0568<br />

emma.langton-george@raywhite.com<br />

Dwayne Bloomfield<br />

021 163 9874<br />

dwayne.bloomfield@raywhite.com<br />

DEADLINE SALE<br />

597 Maddisons Road, West Melton<br />

• 2022 built 2 bed granny flat<br />

with a deck!<br />

• 4 hectare block with no<br />

covenants<br />

• Well + septic tank + 3 phase<br />

power box<br />

• 108m2 versatile 4 bay shed<br />

• Zoned for Weedons School &<br />

Rolleston College<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/RLL31721<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

Deadline Sale<br />

1pm Wednesday 3rd July<br />

<strong>2024</strong> (unless sold prior)<br />

View<br />

Wednesday 3.15 - 3.45pm<br />

2A1B<br />

'Big Red' Shefford<br />

027 224 4733<br />

brendan.shefford@raywhite.com<br />

Cyrilla Lolohea<br />

020 4162 0242<br />

cyrilla.lolohea@raywhite.com<br />

New Listing/Open Home<br />

New Listing/Open Home<br />

FOR SALE<br />

21 Tosswill Road, Prebbleton<br />

4A2B2L2J800F<br />

DEADLINE SALE<br />

44F Stonebrook Drive, Rolleston<br />

4A2B2C2J<br />

• Sun-soaked family home<br />

• Spacious open-plan living<br />

• Modern kitchen with WIP<br />

• Separate formal lounge<br />

• Great indoor/outdoor flow<br />

• Large NW facing patio<br />

• Great size 800m2 section<br />

• Oversized double garage<br />

• Call Kate today for a viewing<br />

For Sale<br />

By Negotiation<br />

View<br />

Saturday 1.30 - 2.00pm<br />

Kate Cameron<br />

027 688 8057<br />

kate.cameron@raywhite.com<br />

• 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms + a<br />

study<br />

• A log burner, HRV system &<br />

heat transfer to keep the<br />

home warm & dry<br />

• Plenty of off-street parking<br />

for any additional vehicles<br />

• Quality build by Stonewood<br />

Homes<br />

Deadline Sale<br />

2pm Monday 1st July <strong>2024</strong><br />

(unless sold prior)<br />

View<br />

Thursday 4.30 - 5.00pm<br />

Sunday 11.00 - 11.30am<br />

'Big Red' Shefford<br />

027 224 4733<br />

brendan.shefford@raywhite.com<br />

Georgia Schofield<br />

027 887 7282<br />

georgia.schofield@raywhite.com<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/PRB30323<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/RLL31720<br />

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New Listing<br />

New Listing/Open Home<br />

FOR SALE<br />

24 Dundeel Lane, Lincoln<br />

3A2B2L2J<br />

DEADLINE SALE<br />

12 Delapre Drive, Rolleston<br />

4A2B2C2J<br />

• Turn key & fixed price<br />

• 10 year Masterbuild<br />

guarantee<br />

• Fisher & Paykel appliances<br />

• Two heat pumps<br />

• Built to the latest building<br />

standards<br />

NB: Photos are examples from<br />

Show Homes<br />

For Sale<br />

$886,000<br />

View<br />

Please call for more<br />

information<br />

Rowan Shepherd<br />

027 303 1565<br />

rowan.shepherd@raywhite.com<br />

Paul Dodds<br />

021 210 5559<br />

paul.dodds@raywhite.com<br />

Surplus to requirements!<br />

• 212m2 Home | 560m2<br />

Section<br />

• Large Scullery + Engineered<br />

Stone Bench Tops<br />

• Separate Laundry<br />

• Scissor trusses in the living<br />

Deadline Sale<br />

3pm Wednesday 3rd July<br />

<strong>2024</strong> (unless sold prior)<br />

View<br />

To view the open home<br />

times, please visit listing<br />

online<br />

Caine Hopcroft<br />

027 330 1002<br />

caine.hopcroft@raywhite.com<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/LIC30684<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/RLL31524<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

Open Home<br />

FOR SALE<br />

39 Blunden Road, Lincoln<br />

3A1K2B2L2J<br />

FOR SALE<br />

4 Landor Common, Rolleston<br />

4A1K2B1L4J<br />

• Built with energy efficiency in<br />

mind, with structural insulated<br />

panels, ducted heating,<br />

thermally broken double<br />

glazing & solar hot water<br />

• Caesarstone tops in kitchen<br />

• Panoramic park views across<br />

to the hills including Sugarloaf<br />

• Gated RV parking with power<br />

For Sale<br />

By Negotiation<br />

View<br />

Sunday 1.00 - 1.30pm<br />

Emma Langton-George<br />

027 555 0568<br />

emma.langton-george@raywhite.com<br />

Dwayne Bloomfield<br />

021 163 9874<br />

dwayne.bloomfield@raywhite.com<br />

• 180sqm home sitting on a<br />

987sqm section<br />

• Four bedrooms & two<br />

bathrooms<br />

• Extra double garage built in<br />

2018<br />

• Located in the heart of<br />

Rolleston<br />

For Sale<br />

$829,000<br />

View<br />

by appointment<br />

Harry Wright<br />

027 787 4479<br />

harry.wright@raywhite.com<br />

Brendan Shefford<br />

027 224 4733<br />

brendan.shefford@raywhite.com<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/LIC30513<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/RLL31702<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)


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Open Home<br />

FOR SALE<br />

27 Reuben Avenue, Rolleston<br />

4A2B1L2J<br />

FOR SALE<br />

<strong>19</strong>7 Lowes Road, Rolleston<br />

4A2B2L3J<br />

• Four bedrooms, two<br />

bathrooms<br />

• Ducted heating throughout<br />

• Large deck, fully landscaped<br />

• Stonetop benches and serving<br />

window<br />

For Sale<br />

Offers Over $820,000<br />

View<br />

Sunday 2.15 - 2.45pm<br />

Rebecca Grose<br />

021 266 2173<br />

rebecca.grose@raywhite.com<br />

Harry Wright<br />

027 787 4479<br />

harry.wright@raywhite.com<br />

• Stunning 4 bedroom home on<br />

a spacious 1228m2 section<br />

• Vast open plan living, dining &<br />

kitchen area with walk-in<br />

pantry + a separate lounge<br />

• Internal laundry, two<br />

bathrooms & separate toilet<br />

• 3 car garaging with drive thru<br />

& extra off-street parking<br />

For Sale<br />

Offers Over $1,015,000<br />

View<br />

by appointment<br />

'Big Red' Shefford<br />

027 224 4733<br />

brendan.shefford@raywhite.com<br />

Amanda Cherry<br />

027 340 6955<br />

amanda.cherry@raywhite.com<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/RLL31696<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

rwtownandlifestyle.co.nz/RLL31584<br />

Town & Lifestyle Real Estate Limited Licensed (REAA 2008)<br />

<strong>Selwyn</strong>'s largest<br />

locally owned & operated<br />

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Paul Clement<br />

Business Development Manager<br />

bdm.redchili@raywhite.com<br />

027 522 8210<br />

Warner Wilson<br />

Business Development Manager<br />

redchili.bdm@raywhite.com<br />

027 212 96<strong>19</strong><br />

Call/Email Paul or Warner for a free rental appraisal<br />

Cara Callister<br />

Manager/ Senior Property Manager<br />

027 247 4083<br />

Donna-Marie Bell<br />

Senior Property Manager<br />

027 456 1133<br />

Ilze Erasmus<br />

Property Manager<br />

027 227 7663<br />

Emily Stock<br />

Property Manager<br />

021 663 700<br />

Jane Lowe<br />

Property Manager<br />

027 255 9850<br />

Ray White Red Chili Property Management<br />

Rolleston | West Melton | Lincoln | Prebbleton<br />

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Lincoln 8 Trainor Street<br />

New Listing<br />

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Smart executive, luxe living!<br />

This one-of-a-kind, high-spec home is the epitome of modern luxury and sophistication. From the schist feature entranceway<br />

to the high stud ceilings and over height doors, every detail sets a tone of elegance throughout the entire property. At the<br />

heart of the home lies the chef's kitchen, designed to inspire culinary creativity, featuring a 90cm gas hob, butlers pantry, and<br />

state-of-the-art 10-function pyrolytic, double wall ovens. Whilst the separate living room provides additional versatility for<br />

relaxation and comfort, the open-plan living and dining areas offer an inviting space for entertaining, with sliding and bifold<br />

doors opening to a private section, essentially doubling the living space during summer, and creating seamless indoor-outdoor<br />

flow to the decked areas and garden. This home's smart system controls just about everything from security to ducted<br />

heating, lighting, and music, ensuring modern convenience at your fingertips. The master suite is a true retreat, featuring a<br />

spacious walk-in wardrobe and a stunning tiled ensuite, with underfloor heating, that creates a luxe ambiance. The additional<br />

two bedrooms are generous in size, each offering ample wardrobe storage<br />

3 2 2 2<br />

Deadline Sale closes Thursday 4th July, <strong>2024</strong> at 3.00pm, (unless<br />

sold prior)<br />

View Sun 23 Jun 12.45 - 1.15pm<br />

Web pb.co.nz/ROU184716<br />

Tanya Marillier<br />

M 027 383 3844<br />

Courtney Gosney<br />

M 022 132 1539<br />

E tanya@pb.co.nz<br />

E courtney.gosney@pb.co.nz<br />

Rolleston 495 Springston Rolleston Road<br />

New Listing<br />

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Excellent layout - Great family home!<br />

Modern living, contemporary comfort and practical layout - this home is ideal for anyone! The spacious, light filled open plan<br />

living and dining seamlessly blends with the modern kitchen, which includes a walk-in-pantry, and double fridge space. A<br />

harmonious space that invites you to entertain, relax, and create cherished memories. With great indoor-outdoor flow, the<br />

fully fenced garden is a great space for kids and pets to play, or enjoy the comfort of a separate lounge, an ideal space to<br />

relax and unwind. The generously sized master suite features a walk-in-wardrobe and ensuite, whilst other accommodation<br />

features two good sized double bedrooms, a versatile fourth bedroom/office, and a well-appointed family bathroom. Yearround<br />

comfort is assured by a ducted heating system, and the convenience of an internal access, carpeted double garage<br />

adds to the appeal of this home. This property, with its intelligent layout, multiple living zones, and ample storage offers the<br />

complete family package!<br />

Property Brokers Ltd Licensed REAA 2008 | pb.co.nz<br />

3 2 2 2<br />

Deadline Sale closes Thursday 4th July, <strong>2024</strong> at 2.00pm<br />

View Sun 23 Jun 11.00 - 11.30am<br />

Web pb.co.nz/ROU182438<br />

Tanya Marillier<br />

M 027 383 3844<br />

Bhavesh Parmar<br />

M 021 060 2000<br />

E tanya@pb.co.nz<br />

E bhavesh.parmar@pb.co.nz<br />

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Waddington 22 High Street<br />

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An awesome opportunity right here!<br />

This charming home is nestled in the picturesque, quiet rural town of Waddington. Situated on a generous 1011m2 section,<br />

the property is fully fenced, providing a safe haven for children and pets, or simply offering a private peaceful atmosphere<br />

surrounded by mature trees and gardens to enjoy. The outdoor living space is a standout feature, with expansive decking that<br />

wrap around the home, soaking up the all-day sun. There's a covered BBQ area, perfect for entertaining. The interior offers<br />

fantastic open-plan living, complemented by a wood burner creating a cosy ambience during the cooler months. The kitchen<br />

features a separate pantry and French doors leading to another deck area, ideal for enjoying breakfast in the morning sun.<br />

The home boasts three large bedrooms, including a master with French doors that open onto the deck. There is an office<br />

space ideal for remote work or study. Additional amenities include a single garage with workshop space and a shed for extra<br />

storage. Whether you're ready to move in and enjoy as is or looking to undertake some renovations, this home offers the<br />

perfect blend of comfort and potential and won't last long on the market!<br />

3 1 1 1<br />

For Sale Buyers $499,000+<br />

View By appointment<br />

Web pb.co.nz/RU183257<br />

Tracey Wilson-Smith<br />

M 0274 616 9<strong>19</strong> E tracey.ws@pb.co.nz<br />

Rolleston Lot 3 & 4 253 Waterholes Road<br />

Scan for more<br />

When only the best will do<br />

Located within minutes of Rolleston and Lincoln townships these two outstanding 4ha bareland blocks are among the best we<br />

have seen come to the market in a very long time. With their fertile free draining Wakanui Silt Loam soils these properties are<br />

suitable for many uses from livestock to arable. Having been faithfully farmed by the vendor they are now presented with<br />

freshly sown new grass making for a blank canvas for you to build your dream lifestyle property in a location that will prove to<br />

be very hard to beat. You really are only limited by your imagination as to what you could create on these blue chip properties.<br />

These blocks come with power to the boundary and covenants to protect your investment and Title is expected before the end<br />

of <strong>June</strong>. These properties are to be sold by Deadline Sale with all offers to be presented on or before 4pm on the 27th of <strong>June</strong><br />

<strong>2024</strong>.<br />

Deadline Sale closes Thursday 27th <strong>June</strong>, <strong>2024</strong> at 4.00pm,<br />

(unless sold prior)<br />

View By appointment<br />

Web pb.co.nz/LEU183526<br />

Stephan Knowler AREINZ<br />

M 027 229 9522 E stephan.knowler@pb.co.nz<br />

Property Brokers Ltd Licensed REAA 2008 | pb.co.nz<br />

Proud to be here


10<br />

Burnham 515 Wards Road<br />

Strategic landholding<br />

A quality landholding in all respects, situated next to the growth area of Rolleston and in the heart of the <strong>Selwyn</strong><br />

district, this productive 345.9480ha property is well-positioned for the future. With approx. 318ha under irrigation<br />

via six pivots, the land is well-subdivided with numerous paddocks and all-weather lanes. The quality soils have<br />

historically grown cereal crops, potatoes, peas, and supported grazing animals, both finishing and dairy support.<br />

This is complemented by a well-maintained main home, cottage, and full farm infrastructure, all endorsed by an 'A<br />

grade' farm audit. Truly a rare offering in this location, this property has been held by the same family for over 100<br />

years. Each generation has contributed to improving the property, ensuring a modern, versatile farming operation<br />

in excellent heart that is now ready for the new owners to capitalise on recent developments.<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524226<br />

345.948 ha<br />

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)<br />

12pm, Thu 4 Jul <strong>2024</strong><br />

View by appointment<br />

Ben Turner 027 530 1400<br />

ben.turner@bayleys.co.nz<br />

Craig Blackburn 027 489 7225<br />

craig.blackburn@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

NEW LISTING<br />

Dunsandel 1/42 Hororata Dunsandel Road<br />

Destination Dunsandel<br />

Welcome to 1/42 Hororata Dunsandel Road, where modern living meets small-town charm. This 107sqm (approx.)<br />

two-bedroom townhouse, positioned at the front of four, is ready for you to move in and enjoy. The spacious openplan<br />

living, dining and kitchen area is designed for comfort and convenience. A heat pump, double glazing and full<br />

insulation ensure your comfort all year round with the added benefit of a cosy log burner. Bi-fold doors open up<br />

from the living area to a sunny, tiled outdoor space and manageable garden, ideal for entertaining or relaxing.<br />

The kitchen is a chefs delight, with a stone breakfast bar that overlooks the dining area, perfect for meal prep and<br />

social gatherings. Both double bedrooms offer ample wardrobe space, ensuring plenty of storage for all your needs.<br />

2 1 1 1<br />

For Sale offers invited over $489,000<br />

Suzy McPherson 027 695 05<strong>19</strong><br />

suzy.mcpherson@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524254<br />

bayleys.co.nz


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NEW LISTING<br />

Leeston 52 Clausen Avenue<br />

Modern convenience<br />

Discover the perfect blend of modern living and convenience at 52 Clausen Ave, Leeston. Built in 2016 and set in the<br />

Millbridge Estate, this 165sqm (approx.) home sits on a manageable 534sqm (approx.). One of the standout<br />

features is the view at the back of the section which overlooks farmland. The open-plan kitchen is perfect for<br />

entertaining, featuring a large breakfast bar with ample bench space. Sliding doors open out to a sunny patio,<br />

seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living. Inside you will find two defined living spaces, one for dining and one<br />

for living.<br />

3 1 2 2<br />

For Sale $649,000<br />

Suzy McPherson 027 695 05<strong>19</strong><br />

suzy.mcpherson@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524068<br />

NEW LISTING<br />

Lincoln 33 Bella Vita Drive<br />

Spacious serenity in Verdeco Park – 5,727sqm<br />

Nestled privately down a rear driveway on a serene and expansive 5,727sqm section, this newly constructed<br />

324sqm home in the desired Verdeco Park community offers an unparalleled lifestyle of tranquillity and luxury. The<br />

home boasts multiple living areas, including a large open-plan living and dining space featuring polished concrete<br />

floors, cathedral ceilings, and a cosy log burner. A dedicated formal lounge captures stunning mountain views and<br />

offers seamless indoor-outdoor flow. At the heart of the home is a well-appointed kitchen with extensive storage,<br />

high-end F&P appliances, stone benchtops, and a functional butler’s pantry. The fully lined four-car garage with<br />

attic storage provides ample space for all your needs. The extensive grounds offer space for future landscaping, a<br />

shed, or even a pool, allowing you to create your dream outdoor oasis.<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5523581<br />

4 2 2 4<br />

Auction (unless sold prior) 12pm, Thu 4 Jul <strong>2024</strong><br />

3 Deans Avenue, Chch<br />

View Wed 12-12.30pm & Sun 3.15-3.45pm<br />

Chris Jones 027 220 5043<br />

chris.jones@bayleys.co.nz<br />

Bianca Davidson 027 322 9055<br />

bianca.davidson@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz


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NEW LISTING<br />

Rolleston 21 Michelangelo Drive<br />

Made an offer, need to sell<br />

Our vendors have loved their time in this sunny permanent material family home, but it is time to move on. Located<br />

close to all that Rolleston has to offer, there is something for everyone nearby, including shopping, sporting, leisure<br />

facilities and schools. This sunny home is well set up for the cooler months with heat pump, nitestore heater, DVS<br />

system and all the ambience of a log burner in the lounge. The vendors have updated the property with LED lights<br />

throughout and have installed a whole house water filtration system. Floor to ceiling windows let light and sun into<br />

the main family living areas and double doors open out onto a large entertainment and BBQ area with shade sail.<br />

The fully fenced back garden area is well established and offers plenty of room for play equipment as well as raised<br />

garden beds for those with green fingers.<br />

3 1 2 2<br />

Deadline Sale 4pm, Tue 25 Jun <strong>2024</strong><br />

Karen Glassey 027 567 8605<br />

karen.glassey@bayleys.co.nz<br />

Jo Cosgriff 021 174 9351<br />

jo.cosgriff@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524270<br />

Rolleston 345 Springston Rolleston Road<br />

Lifestyle on the edge of Rolleston<br />

Located just 400m from the edge of residential Rolleston and the proposed new High School this 4 ha lifestyle<br />

property is in a prime location.<br />

Built in 2016 this four-bedroom, energy-efficient designer home is the ideal blend of modern functionality, efficiency<br />

and comfort. Over-height doors and feature ceilings throughout give an extra feel of space and quality.<br />

The spacious open-plan kitchen/living/dining area has excellent access to the north-facing patio area that flows<br />

onto the open lawn framed by established natives. A separate lounge/media room which also opens onto the patio<br />

area allows separation from the main living area when required.<br />

4 2 2 2<br />

For Sale offers invited over $1,995,000<br />

Andrew Taylor 027 435 5930<br />

andrew.taylor@bayleys.co.nz<br />

Sam Chamberlain 027 388 9409<br />

sam.chamberlain@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524293<br />

bayleys.co.nz


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NEW LISTING<br />

Rolleston 8 Denimes Crescent<br />

A definite winner on Denimes<br />

Warm and welcoming, the open-plan living area provides an abundance of space for the whole family to enjoy and<br />

entertain and the additional separate lounge provides an extra space for the family to relax and unwind. The crisp,<br />

sleek kitchen, complete with stone benchtops, a 90cm freestanding stove and a plumbed double fridge space is<br />

sure to impress. Ease of everyday living is assured with three double bedrooms being serviced by a central family<br />

bathroom and separate toilet, whilst the master suite appreciates a walk-in robe and a luxurious tiled shower.<br />

Multiple heating options including a log fire, two heat pumps and a heat transfer system ensure ultimate comfort.<br />

Further features of this home include a carpeted double garage with drive-through access, a pergola for outdoor<br />

entertaining, a walk-through laundry, gas hot water, an abundance of storage and excellent off-street parking.<br />

4 2 2 2<br />

For Sale offers invited over $869,000<br />

View 11-11.30am Sun 23 Jun or by appointment<br />

Nick Booth 027 306 3186<br />

nick.booth@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524347<br />

NEW LISTING<br />

Rolleston 71 Stonebrook Drive<br />

Contemporary comfort, motivated vendors<br />

Immaculately presented and with timeless contemporary styling throughout, this fantastic family home offers the<br />

perfect blend of functionality and design at 71 Stonebrook Drive. With motivated vendors eager to move forward<br />

with their next plans, now is your time to act. Bathed in natural light with a north-facing orientation, the warm and<br />

welcoming feel of the home is evident as soon as you step through the front door. The crisp white kitchen provides<br />

for ease of entertaining at the heart of the home with a double fridge space, quality appliances and a walk-in pantry.<br />

A study nook provides an ideal work-from-home option, whilst the feature double-sided gas fire connects the living<br />

spaces to create a relaxed and ambient setting regardless of the weather. The living areas flow seamlessly to the<br />

sunny and spacious rear garden and, with a feature pergola, there are plenty of options for entertainment here.<br />

4 1 2 2<br />

For Sale offers invited over $789,000<br />

View Sat/Sun 2.30-3pm<br />

Duncan Absolum 022 421 7727<br />

duncan.absolum@bayleys.co.nz<br />

Nick Booth 027 306 3186<br />

nick.booth@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524395<br />

bayleys.co.nz


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Artist's impression<br />

Rolleston 5a 564 <strong>Selwyn</strong> Road<br />

First home buyers/investors<br />

Located on the eastern side of Rolleston for ease of access in and out of Christchurch, these brand new builds<br />

currently under construction by Generation Homes are the ideal first home buyers and/or investors complete<br />

package.<br />

Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a spacious open-plan kitchen living area is the ideal layout for easy living.<br />

These architecturally designed, standalone homes are completed to the highest standard that include curtains,<br />

boundary fencing, clothesline, mailbox and fully landscaped.<br />

Just turn the key, move in and enjoy with peace of mind of a 10-year Master Build Guarantee.<br />

3 1 2 1<br />

For Sale offers invited over<br />

$720,000 + GST (if any)<br />

Andrew Taylor 027 435 5930<br />

andrew.taylor@bayleys.co.nz<br />

Sam Chamberlain 027 388 9409<br />

sam.chamberlain@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524376<br />

NEW LISTING<br />

Rolleston 15 Tawton Lane<br />

Prime price point<br />

Located in the sought-after Devon Park Subdivision, this 151sqm three-bedroom home on a 567sqm established<br />

section offers so much to first-home buyers and investors.<br />

Three large bedrooms, kitchen dining area and generous family living area with access out to the north-facing<br />

spacious private backyard. A ducted heat pump plus a single heat pump unit ensures comfort all year round. A<br />

double garage plus ample off-street parking.<br />

A short three-four-minute drive to Rolleston Square and zoned for Rolleston Primary, this is the ideal location for<br />

both couples and families.<br />

3 1 2 2<br />

For Sale offers invited over $720,000<br />

Andrew Taylor 027 435 5930<br />

andrew.taylor@bayleys.co.nz<br />

Sam Chamberlain 027 388 9409<br />

sam.chamberlain@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524389<br />

bayleys.co.nz


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NEW LISTING<br />

Rolleston 27 Faringdon Boulevard<br />

There's nothing like this<br />

Deceptive from the street, the intelligently-designed 140sqm floor plan provides an immediate sense of size and<br />

spaciousness as you step inside. An abundance of sun flows into the light and bright living area, which is further<br />

enhanced with a feature skylight; and there is certainly no shortage of heating options including a wood burner, gas<br />

fire and heat pump. This home benefits from a number of excellent features including stone and stainless steel<br />

benchtops, dish drawers and double fridge space in the kitchen, gas hot water and pop-up irrigation as well as<br />

updated carpet, paint and LED lighting. Large bi-fold doors lead to the private rear garden with a lovely pergola.<br />

Two generously-proportioned double bedrooms are serviced by a central family bathroom that offers a large spa<br />

bath and twin vanities. Priced for action as my vendors have purchased, now is your time to act.<br />

2 1 1 2<br />

For Sale offers invited over $689,000<br />

View 1-1.30pm Sun 23 Jun or by appointment<br />

Nick Booth 027 306 3186<br />

nick.booth@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524415<br />

West Melton <strong>19</strong> Rossington Drive<br />

Two for the price of one?<br />

If you are looking for the option to build a second dwelling or granny flat, this subdividable section is the one for you.<br />

Discover this stunning home, with its generous 2,024sqm section. As you step into this exquisite residence, you'll be<br />

greeted by a warm and inviting ambience. Designed with privacy and comfort in mind, the home features distinct<br />

wings for living and sleeping. It boasts three separate living areas, a home office, four spacious bedrooms, a family<br />

bathroom, and a laundry room. Both the master and fourth bedrooms come with walk-in robes and ensuites. The<br />

heart of the home is its magnificent kitchen, where you can indulge your culinary passions. The 'hidden' butler's<br />

pantry is a chef's dream, keeping your prep space and appliances neatly tucked away. Combining space,<br />

functionality, modern living, and sophistication, this home truly has it all and is a must-see.<br />

4 3 3 2<br />

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior) 1pm, Tue 2 Jul <strong>2024</strong><br />

View 2-2.30pm Sat 22 Jun or by appointment<br />

Julie Holt 021 079 8160<br />

julie.holt@bayleys.co.nz<br />

Sarah Booth 027 527 8258<br />

sarah.booth@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524168<br />

bayleys.co.nz


16<br />

West Melton 14 Glenfinnan Place<br />

Room for the cars, caravan, kids and grandparents<br />

Built by the current owners to be the perfect home for their growing teenagers, the layout of this 316sqm works<br />

equally well for an extended family situation, a work from home set up and provides private guest accommodation.<br />

The entrance hall, leads into the interconnecting living rooms, which enjoy an open aspect to the huge rear garden<br />

of the 2,016sqm section. The well-appointed kitchen boasts a butler's pantry with a sink and a practical food prep<br />

area. The master suite opens out to its own patio area and enjoys the luxury of a spacious ensuite. Away from the<br />

master bedroom, the three further bedrooms enjoy access to another living area/rumpus room, offering versatility<br />

of use. You will appreciate the storage solutions in the home with cupboards in the hallway and laundry and attic<br />

storage in the triple car garage. An added bonus is the dedicated insulated and carpeted gym area.<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5523<strong>19</strong>2<br />

4 3 2 3<br />

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)<br />

4pm, Tue 25 Jun <strong>2024</strong><br />

View 1-1.30pm Sat 22 Jun or by appointment<br />

Julie Holt 021 079 8160<br />

julie.holt@bayleys.co.nz<br />

Sarah Booth 027 527 8258<br />

sarah.booth@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

FINAL NOTICE<br />

West Melton 11 Brampton Drive<br />

Sun and space to adore<br />

Boasting exceptional provenance, this well-established family home spans a generous 2,038sqm section in the<br />

desirable Gainsborough community of West Melton. Constructed by Golden Homes in 2013, this property presents<br />

an idyllic retreat for professionals, families, or those seeking a spacious and semi-rural lifestyle. At the heart of this<br />

beautiful home lies a light and spacious kitchen, dining, and dual living area that seamlessly transitions from indoors<br />

to out, making entertaining effortless. The living areas flow out to a paved patio and sheltered courtyard, perfect for<br />

enjoying the outdoors. The accommodation is thoughtfully divided into wings. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the<br />

secure vegetable garden, multiple sheds, and a versatile single garage or workshop with a pull-through door.<br />

bayleys.co.nz/5524328<br />

4 2 2 3<br />

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)<br />

1pm, Wed 26 Jun <strong>2024</strong><br />

View Sun 2-2.30pm or by appointment<br />

Bianca Davidson 027 322 9055<br />

bianca.davidson@bayleys.co.nz<br />

Chris Jones 027 220 5043<br />

chris.jones@bayleys.co.nz<br />

WHALAN AND PARTNERS LTD, BAYLEYS, LICENSED UNDER THE REA ACT 2008<br />

bayleys.co.nz


2<br />

[Edition datE] 17<br />

Building blocks<br />

to a new home<br />

When building a new home, here’s a reminder<br />

to pay attention to some of the fine details...<br />

Anyone intending to build a new home<br />

should have the builder’s contract checked<br />

out by an experienced lawyer.<br />

A payment schedule can also minimise<br />

financial risks. Issues that you may have to<br />

deal with include:<br />

the deposit, guarantees and warranties<br />

If you want to compare building<br />

companies, it’s important to get down<br />

to finer details such as how many power<br />

points there are per room, the type of<br />

windows you are having or which paint<br />

finishes are included.<br />

Questions to ask builders include:<br />

• Do you have a<br />

completion guarantee<br />

and how does it work?<br />

• Is there a loss of<br />

deposit guarantee?<br />

• Is the company a<br />

Registered Master<br />

Builder and does<br />

it use third-party<br />

written guarantees?<br />

• What is the schedule<br />

for payments?<br />

• How are the deposit<br />

and progress<br />

payments<br />

administered?<br />

• Are they held in a solicitor’s trust fund?<br />

• Will the master franchisor complete<br />

the build if the franchisee goes out of<br />

business<br />

• What are the exact specs?<br />

• Are the prices fixed?<br />

• What is excluded from the build?<br />

• Are there any restrictions on<br />

driveways or any other connections?<br />

• Can you speak with clients who have<br />

just completed a build?<br />

Do your homework before you decide on a<br />

building company and you will have a less<br />

stressful time once the building process<br />

starts.<br />

SUPPORT UNIT- 227 Hunters Road Dunsandel<br />

We are privileged to offer this property for sale<br />

located at 227 Hunters Road Dunsandel with<br />

this modern 5 bedroom home complete with<br />

3 bathrooms, 2 kitchens and 3 living spaces.<br />

An easy upgrade would allow the house to be<br />

split into two smaller houses. An ideal support<br />

farm with 30.6890 hectares of prime land, and<br />

consent to irrigate 14 hectares of land. This<br />

property has been used as a block supplying<br />

grass and silage fenced with some 8 wire sheep<br />

and cattle fencing. Includes a large 5 bay shed<br />

with concrete floor.<br />

All water supplied from an irrigation well to a<br />

25,000 litre storage tank with pressure pump<br />

supplying water to 3 troughs and house.<br />

This property is in a great location near the<br />

thriving Ashburton and close to Christchurch<br />

city. This property would make a great dairy<br />

support unit or lifestyle farm for a retiring farmer<br />

still wanting to have an interest in farming.<br />

Dead Line Sale: BY 4pm<br />

Wednesday 3rd July <strong>2024</strong>,<br />

(unless sold prior)<br />

For Further Information<br />

Contact:<br />

Kevin Newsome<br />

Agent<br />

0274 425 178<br />

Realty 365 Ltd<br />

Licensed Rea 2008.<br />

Selling your home?<br />

Potential buyers are likely to be<br />

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and are actively seeking to stay<br />

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security system are just a few of the many extras on<br />

offer with this property. There is a separate standalone<br />

spacious office/studio that gives options for<br />

those who require a dedicated work from home space<br />

or alternatively, room for a dependant relative.<br />

a short, easy commute into the city or out to Ro leston.<br />

Karen Hennessy<br />

Mobile: 027 967 0186<br />

karen.hennessy@pggwrightson.co.nz<br />

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As always, this builder has finished his latest new build to<br />

perfection, incorporating a l the ‘must haves’ and more for<br />

keep cool or warm, as required, at the push of a bu ton with<br />

2 heat pumps.<br />

The home’s practical layout also includes a walk-in linen<br />

room, a substantial separate laundry, a tic storage with<br />

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[Edition datE] <strong>19</strong><br />

Your guide to all things Real Estate<br />

in the <strong>Selwyn</strong> District<br />

Let’s get cosy<br />

With the weather taking a decidedly<br />

chilly turn and fewer hours of daylight,<br />

curling up on your sofa in front of the TV<br />

with a hot drink sounds like the perfect<br />

way to spend an evening, right?<br />

And if you’re hoping to turn your home<br />

into a cosy retreat to hide away until the<br />

springtime, then read on – because we’ve<br />

rounded up some top tips to ensure your<br />

snug and warm right through winter.<br />

Keep heat in<br />

First things first – keep the heat in.<br />

This one sounds obvious, but you may be<br />

surprised to discover just how much heat<br />

you’re losing from your home. Windows<br />

- especially older, draughty ones – are the<br />

main source of lost heat in our homes;<br />

so, if you can afford to, replace them<br />

with double or even triple glazed units. If<br />

replacing windows is out of your budget,<br />

then buy some self-adhesive, spongy<br />

weather strips, which are usually under<br />

$20, or window film kits that you can fit<br />

yourself quite easily.<br />

You may also want to invest in some<br />

thick, lined curtains, which will help keep<br />

even more heat in.<br />

Don’t forget your floors<br />

What you place on your floors can have<br />

a big impact on how warm your house<br />

is – fitted carpets help to keep heat in<br />

compared to exposed floorboards.<br />

However, if you love the look of wooden<br />

floors, then a room-sized rug is a good<br />

option to warm things up. A new rug<br />

will also update your room and can be<br />

swapped out whenever you fancy a change.<br />

Accessorise for added cosiness<br />

You can really ramp up the cosy vibes<br />

by splashing out on cushions, throws and<br />

snuggly blankets – perfect for cuddling up<br />

on the couch.<br />

Go for a mix of throws and cushions in<br />

faux fur, chunky knits, velvet and wool<br />

to create a super cosy living space. If you<br />

prefer to keep things simple, you can<br />

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range of colours and patterns to add some<br />

interest to your interiors.<br />

Bring in a warming glow<br />

You can create an illusion of warmth<br />

and cosiness with your lighting. You want<br />

to aim to create soft background lighting,<br />

so banish harsh, bright lights in favour of<br />

more gentle, warmer-toned bulbs.<br />

Table lamps are a great way to introduce<br />

a cosier feel to rooms, choose warm LED<br />

bulbs or those that are dimmable.<br />

Candles are another great way to make<br />

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scented candles to add a subtle scent to<br />

your rooms.<br />

Light a fire<br />

Nothing says cosy quite like a roaring<br />

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If you’re lucky enough to have a<br />

fireplace or log burner, get your chimney<br />

professionally cleaned once a year to<br />

address any maintenance issues and ensure<br />

it’s safe to use. Make sure you’ve stocked<br />

up on enough dry, untreated wood to keep<br />

you toasty all winter long - a “hot mix”<br />

with a good balance of soft and hardwood<br />

is popular – and don’t overload your log<br />

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Wednesday <strong>19</strong>th <strong>June</strong><br />

3.15pm – 3.45pm<br />

5.30pm – 6.00pm<br />

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Saturday 22nd <strong>June</strong><br />

10.00am – 10.30am<br />

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597 Maddisons Road, West Melton<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

13 Cousins Street, Woodend<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

138 Hungerford Drive, Rolleston<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

202 Larcombs Road, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

31a Elizabeth Street, Rolleston<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

21 Pollock Place, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

103 Benashet Drive, Lincoln<br />

Harcourts Gold<br />

26 Masefield Drive, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

27 Delamare Way, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

44F Stonebrook Drive, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

7 Forton Lane, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

7 astoria Street, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

1/32 England Street, Phillipstown<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

21 Lovelock avenue, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

3 Manikato Lane, Lincoln<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

93 Kennedys Bush Road, Halswell<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

164a Cranford Street, St albans<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

138 Hungerford Drive, Rolleston<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

3 alex Place, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

12 Delapre Drive, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

764 East Maddisons Road, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

14 Glenfinnan Place, West Melton<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

10a Chevron Place, Ilam<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

21 Tosswill Road, Prebbleton<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

12 Foxburrow Lane, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

30 Navy Loop, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

22 Poulter Road, Lincoln<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

<strong>19</strong> Rossington Drive, West Melton<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

29 ashdown Way, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

4 Deloraine Street, Somerfield<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

71 Stonebrook Drive, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

21 Michelangelo Drive, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

25 Davaar Crescent, Russley<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

17 Tiny Hill Drive, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

13 Lucca Crescent, Rolleston<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

16/101 Mackworth Street, Woolston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

Sunday 23rd <strong>June</strong><br />

10.00am – 10.30am<br />

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13 Olivia Street, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

7 Forton Lane, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

855 Old Tai Tapu Road, Tai Tapu<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

44F Stonebrook Drive, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

<strong>19</strong>9 Old West Coast Road, West Melton<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

300 Hasketts Road, Yaldhurst<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

495 Springston Rolleston Road, Rolleston<br />

Property Brokers<br />

8 Denimes Crescent, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

20 Patiki Street, Lincoln<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

7 astoria Street, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

5/35 Chester St, Christchurch Central<br />

Property Brokers<br />

148 Lowes Road, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

20 Brook Street, Southbridge<br />

Property Brokers<br />

846 <strong>Selwyn</strong> Road, Rolleston<br />

Property Brokers<br />

32 Carnaveron Drive, Lincoln<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

27 Delamare Way, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

21 Lovelock avenue, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

25 Davaar Crescent, Russley<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

93 Kennedys Bush Road, Halswell<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

16/101 Mackworth Street, Woolston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

138 Hungerford Drive, Rolleston<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

22C Stonebrook Drive, Rolleston<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

88 Branthwaite Drive, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

832 <strong>Selwyn</strong> Road, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

16 Foxburrow Lane, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

10 New Creek Mews, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

2 Duggan Close, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

21 Pollock Place, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

12 D’arcy Street, Leeston<br />

Property Brokers<br />

8 Trainor Street, Lincoln<br />

Property Brokers<br />

3 Manikato Lane, Lincoln<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

39 Blunden Road, Lincoln<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

20 Foxburrow Lane, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

9 Simms Lane, West Melton<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

65 Coolspring Way, Redwood<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

13 Broomleigh Drive, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

27 Faringdon Boulevard, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

26 Masefield Drive, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

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10a Chevron Place, Ilam<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

57 Charlbury Drive, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

12 Delapre Drive, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

202 Larcombs Road, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

17 Tiny Hill Drive, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

31a Elizabeth Street, Rolleston<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

3 Hollard Crescent, Lincoln<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

12 Foxburrow Lane, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

9/295 armagh St, Christchurch Central<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

232a Dunns Crossing Road, Rolleston<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

22 Poulter Road, Lincoln<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

3 Berners Way, Rolleston<br />

Property Brokers<br />

15 Genoa avenue, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

17 Barcote Lane, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

27 Reuben ave, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

5 Chris Drive, Rolleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

4 Deloraine Street, Somerfield<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

164a Cranford Street, St albans<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

1425 Shands Road, Lincoln<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

71 Stonebrook Drive, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

103 Benashet Drive, Lincoln<br />

Harcourts Gold<br />

13 Lucca Crescent, Rolleston<br />

Harcourts Four Seasons Realty<br />

21 Michelangelo Drive, Rolleston<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

13 Cousins Street, Woodend<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

5 Guinea Drive, Prebbleton<br />

Bayleys Canterbury<br />

1458 Springs Road, Lincoln<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

484 Drain Road, Doyleston<br />

Ray White Town & Lifestyle Ltd<br />

CHECK OUT THE SELWYN TIMES<br />

PROPERTY DIRECTORY<br />

EVERY WEDNESDAY FOR THE BEST OF<br />

PROPERTY IN THE SELWYN DISTRICT<br />

For full details of all Open Homes, please contact the Real Estate companies directly<br />

RAY WHITE<br />

Rolleston 03 347 9988<br />

www.rwrolleston.co.nz<br />

West Melton 03 347 9933<br />

www.rwwestmelton.co.nz<br />

Lincoln 03 325 7299<br />

www.rwlincoln.co.nz<br />

HARCOURTS<br />

www.fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz<br />

Hornby 03 349 99<strong>19</strong><br />

Rolleston 03 347 4711<br />

Lincoln 03 662 9933<br />

TOTAL REALTY – ANITA & IAN MIDDLETON<br />

www.totalrealty.co.nz 022 151 2671 or 022 121 <strong>19</strong>25<br />

PROPERTY BROKERS<br />

www.propertybrokers.co.nz<br />

Rolleston 03 929 0306<br />

Darfield 03 975 4506<br />

Leeston 03 929 0306<br />

Lincoln 03 595 6954<br />

BAYLEYS<br />

www.bayleys.co.nz<br />

Rolleston +64 3 347 9949<br />

Darfield +64 3 9754559<br />

Leeston +64 3 324 3704<br />

Christchurch +64 3 375 4700

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