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Inside this issue: 0800 Pupils


Plans To Celebrate 100 Years


Scooter Safari


Award Winning Author


New Track Near Completion


EBot For New School


Free Seminar


Windwhistle Golf Classic


Fun Golf


New Junior Netball Hoops 11 Sports




Public Notices






Email Column


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Tomorrow a thank you evening will be held at the Darfield Baptist Church, in recognition of the community work undertaken by Sam Broughton. Broughton Sam has just concluded ten years as Youth Pastor at the Church. “Sam has been an influence for good and built a strong youth community, in the Church, Darfield High School (through 24-7 YouthWork [24-7YW]) and in the wider community by being a voice and advocate for young people, said Darfield’s Baptist Church Pastor, Paul Cossey. Cossey The youth ministry has provided weekly social activities, Bible and faith-based discussion, camps and outings for Malvern youngsters. Leadership development is also a k ey com pon en t wi th approximately eighty to one hundred teenagers registering for the annual Easter Camp at Spencer Park. The interest in these events and programmes, highlights the importance of providing encouraging role models and activities which are needed in the community, along with a positive place to hangout. Sam initiated 24-7YW along with Darfield High School and

through the Malvern Youth Trust; there are now three youth workers working in the school, contributing forty hours. Last year Sam sensed that he wanted to step back from full time youth leadership at the church, thereby enabling the next generation of youth workers to have an opportunity like he has had, and valued. “When we advertised,” said Paul, “two of our key volunteer leaders were among the applicants. As well as their local knowledge, their credentials and passion for young people stood out. They are excited about the potential of working together and using their complementary strengths to build a strong team.” Poiema Heine and Danielle Duff formally began their roles as co-Youth Pastors just prior to Easter. Easter Camp is always a highlight and they prepared to take a large number of young people to Spencer Park. However the storm at the start of Easter caused a cancellation. They were both disappointed, but are taking a long term view of their role and know, ‘there is always next year’. Poiema, who has been a

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Sam Broughton, Poiema Heine and Danielle Duff. 24-7YW youth worker at DHS for the past three years, will continue in this role, while Danielle has just started as the third 24-7YW youth worker at the school. Because of their previous involvement with youth work and the success they have experienced, Poiema and Danielle do not see there being

many drastic changes in their new role. Sam will still be around to offer support and encouragement, although he admits he is still to settle on what he’ll do next. “This Saturday evening we will be formally thanking Sam for his leadership and contribution to the church and community youth work,” Paul concluded.

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Josh Cook, Gus Thomas, students of Darfield High School, Glynn Taylor representative of Student Communication and Safe Practices Trust and Camille Cartman, teacher at Darfield High School. Darfield High School has been community, we can all work working on a number of together to help students who anti-bullying initiatives with the may be making some wrong Student Communication and decisions. As part of the Safe Practices Charitable Trust Da rf ie l d H igh S c h oo l (SCSP). Community, you can also call This is a student-focussed 0800PUPILS. When calling, just project and involves the mention that you are from the development of e-scenarios for Da rf ie l d H igh S c h oo l students and teachers to use community so your report can either in school or at be passed on to our school's home to understand the point of contact. This service consequences of various has been available to our student stress environments. students for around a year and One of these projects is in is now being introduced to conjunction with Crimestoppers Darfield and the wider NZ, who have created a unique community. student integrity line called This project is entirely student0800PUPILS. Most teachers led, with guidance from understand that, for fear of Camille Cartman and SCSP. It retribution, some students are was started by students, Josh too scared to report bullying or Cook and Henry Oliver, Oliver and is criminal behaviour that they now led by the 'speak up' e ithe r k now a bout or student leader team of Josh witnessed. Students can call Cook, Cook Izzi Nash, Nash Mariah this toll-free number and their Glasson, Glasson Scott Taege and Gus calls are taken by trained staff Thomas. Thomas This last year, with in the UK; no calls are the help of our head boy, head recorded and the name of the girl and prefects, the caller is totally anonymous. The 0800PUPILS phoneline and the information is then passed on first e-learning scenario have to the school and is dealt with been successfully used at appropriately by senior staff. Darfield High School. The 0800PUPILS initiative is a As a community, we can make world first for Crimestoppers a difference. and we believe that, as a By Josh Cook No 51 Great Alpine Highway, Sheffield 7500 Ph 03 318 3876 Fax 03 318 3067

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For the beautification of the foot. Corns, calluses, dry skin, toe nail trimming etc. Trustpower, along with the local Lake Coleridge community, are calling for former station employees, residents of the village and those with an interest in power generation at Lake Coleridge, to join centenary celebrations, planned for the weekend of December 6th and 7th. Nestled between Canterbury's Rakaia River and the Lake itself, New Zealand's first state owned power station has been an iconic landmark in the Lake Coleridge community since 1914. This year the Station reaches one hundred years old and preparations are underway to celebrate its centenary with a weekend of festivities. Plans for the celebration include coach tours viewing the changes within Coleridge Village and Basin and a centenary dinner to be held in Methven on the evening of December 6th. This will be followed by a registrants and general public open day at L ak e Col er idg e V i l lag e. Trustpower is offering visitors a rare opportunity to see through the Power Station (the last open day was in 2009) and the community is planning a village fair and historic commemoration - including a large parade of rare and vintage vehicles. Building of the power station s tar ted i n 1911 w i th construction workers arriving to a wild and bleak landscape. Built to address the growing need for el ectr i ci ty i n th e n ew Christchurch settlement, the Station’s siting on a bed of glacial moraine, was hailed as a significant engineering feat.

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1914 - Lake Coleridge Power Station. Three years later, in Dec 1914, the public of Christchurch and surrounds flocked to the opening attended by the then Prime Minister, William Massey. Massey Over the years the station has had a number of upgrades increasing its supply to the national grid and the wild landscap e of the earl y construction camps has been transformed. ln its place a small, attractive alpine village sits in a sanctuary o f botani call y significant shelter trees, an initiative of early station superintendent and keen arborist, Harry Hart. Hart No longer a hydro village, a few permanent residents remain and Lake Coleridge has become a favourite weekend getaway for many Christchurch inhabitants keen to acquire homes no longer needed for electricity employees. The Station, now owned by Trus tp ow er , r etains th e distinction of being New Zealand's oldest operating Government power station:

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‘Half way there and back again’, due to the landslip on SH73 near Arthurs Pass, a modified Scooter Safari took place on

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Saturday, March 24th. Instead of participants riding from Christchurch to the West Coast the modified route took them as

far as Cass where a planned lunch stop took place, before the participants turned around and headed back towards Christchurch. As Cass was the halfway point, the ride still consisted of a cold, wet and windy 250 kilometres.

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Seresin Estate and Otago University Press have just announced the winner of the 2014 Seresin Landfall Residency. The sixth recipient of this prestigious residency is Sandra Arnold from Greendale. The Residency is a four-week writing residency at Waterfall Bay in the Marlborough Sounds, where Sandra plans to work on her fourth book ‘The Eshwell Bridge Witch Project’. Supporters of the Residency are Marlborough Vineyard Seresin Estate and Landfall, New Zealand's foremost and longestrunning arts and literary journal. The residency is open to early to mid-career writers, aged twentyone or over, working in any genre, who have previously published at least one book. Malvern News readers may well remember Sandra from an article in 2011 when her third book, ‘Sing No Sad Songs; Losing a Daughter to Cancer’, Sandra’s heartbreaking yet beautifully c o m p o s e d a c c o u n t, wa s launched. “The Eshwell Bridge Witch Project

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is a novel that explores post-war educational philosophy, social inequality, colour prejudice and the government policies that sent poor British children to Canada, Australia and New Zealand to work on farms and eventually populate those countries with white British stock. The book also explores the bonds of friendship, love and connections that traverse time and place, from 17th century England to present day New Zealand,” said Sandra. Sandra and husband Chris moved from Christchurch to Greendale eighteen years ago, with their youngest daughter Rebecca, Rebecca (Rebecca’s death was the influence behind Sandra’s book Sing no Songs; Losing a Daughter to Cancer) a dog and a couple of horses. The reasons for their move still hold true today. They wanted to live in a beautiful, peaceful environment with clean air to breathe, space to walk or cycle, mountains, rivers and forests close by, a garden full of trees and birds, but also not to be too far from town. Eighteen years on and

Dr Sandra Arnold winner of the Seresin Estate and Otago University Press, Seresin Landfall Residency. Sandra and Chris now have four alpacas, three hens and a new dog. Added to that they have fabulous neighbours, some of whom Sandra has got to know through the local book group and through music evenings held monthly in the former Greendale Baptist Church. “With Darfield being only a few kilometres up the road, and having a dynamic arts scene, great cafes, a well-stocked library and all the services required of a thriving rural town, it’s everything we need,” Sandra concluded.


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The final section of the Coal Pit Spur mountain bike and walking track should be completed next month. Its completion will see the linking of Castle Hill to Flock Hill.

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Cast le Hill Community Association, with help from local mountain bike clothing manufacturer Ground Effect, have been responsible for the building of the track that runs from the Craigieburn Ski Field road, down to Flock Hill via Manson Creek. This track is the last in a connected dual use trail that will run from Castle Hill Volunteers working on building the Coal Pit Spur Track, Village right through to Flock Hill Station, via the Hogs connecting the track to the Craigieburn Ski Field Road. The Coal Back, Dracophyllum and Pit Spur Track is near completion and hopefully will be open soon. Sidle73 Tracks. Unfortunately due to the tracks icing up over winter the Hogs Back, Drac Flat and Sidle 73 are closed to mountain bikers for winter, but still remain open for trampers.

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The appointed Establishment Board of Trustees (EBoT) for the new Rolleston Secondary School recently visited other secondary schools in Auckland as part of their research into both facilities and models of education. This w as in preparation for planning the new secondary school due to open in January 2017. The Board officially formed on April 15th and is currently working through all the submissions and feedback received from surrounding schoo ls and th e w ider community. The appointed Board has good representation from the local community with Jackie Freeman, Freeman Lynley Shaw, Greg Knowles and Darren Sudlow all residing in Rolleston whilst Neil Voyce is intending to become a Selwyn resident and already has links with Rolleston and Lincoln. The appointed Board has also co-opted Liz Brown from Te Taumutu local Rūnanga and

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The EBoT has been appointed for the new secondary school to be built at Rolleston. The EBoT’s role is to oversee and assist in the process of setting up the new school. EBoT members L-R: Darren Sudlow, Jackie Freeman (Chair), Lynley Shaw, Greg Knowles, and Neil Voyce is supported by a Governance Jackie Freeman, Chairperson of Facilitator, Debbie Dawson and the EBoT. Senior Adviser from the Ministry of Education, Linda Youl. Youl “We are very conscious that this is an exciting opportunity for the wider community and we want Statistics New Zealand is running to work closely with community a free seminar (as part of their and other schools to deliver the national census roadshow) best results. We hope to presenting information from the census 2013 on how Selwyn achieve this through various communities have changed, ways and are currently working since the last census in 2006. seminar will: on our consultation and The • provide a broad overview of communication plans,” said the census

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On May 15th, th e nin th Windwhistle Golf Classic was played at Terrace Downs Golf Resort with a field of over one hundred players. This event is the major annual fundraiser for Windwhistle School and this year’s funds are earmarked for financing extra teaching hours to support the diverse needs of the school’s students. The day dawned cool and calm, which promised good golfing conditions for players. The day was enjoyed by all and apparently there were also a few contenders for the wooden spoon! The players enjoyed delicious packed lunches on the course provided by a dedicated group of school mums who met early on tournament day to attend to the catering. Following eighteen holes of golf there was an opportunity to unwind and relax at the Clubhouse before the prizegiving and to support the School further by purchasing raffle tickets. Many spot prize winners got to choose from the prize table which had been generously filled by many of the supporting companies. Hazlett Rural provided auctioneers for an entertaining action packed auction held with generous prizes donated by High Peak, Mt Hutt Helicopters, Mt Hutt Ski Area, McPhail Sports, Terrace Downs, Crystalp Jewellery, along with Newzengland clay shooting and archery together with meat prizes from Silver Fern Farms and Five Star Beef. Both the auction and raffles were well supported making them outstanding successes. The day concluded with a delicious buffet meal in the evening attended by players, together with school parents and locals. The organising committee and Windwhistle School appreciatively thank the many sponsors (see advertisement alongside for a full list of these) that played and donated prizes or money for the school. “A very big thank you to our major

Results: Top Team: Team trophy, Terrace Downs accommodation package and team caps BDO Christchurch (35.5 points) 2nd: Jetboat ride for four from Discovery Jet The Fletcher Construction Company Limited (Team 2) (35.25 points) 3rd:The Oaks food and beverage voucher and golf balls Libor Limited (32.5 points) Top Player: Accommodation at Quickenberry Guest house and cap: Jon Whitlow Mens: 1st: Deluxe gift basket Jon Whitlow Ladies: 1st: Deluxe gift basket Pip Deans

Lorraine Oliver and Pip Deans on the Terrace Downs Course for the Windwhistle Golf Classic. sponsor Terrace Downs Golf Resort, without whom we could not run this tournament,” said Lucy Richards, Richards a spokesperson for the organisers. “Special thanks also to Ellesmere Transport who kindly delivered the extra golf carts required for the huge field that

attended, as well as entering a gol d s po ns ors hip team themselves,” she added “If anyone is interested in joining us next year for a great day out, please contact the school and be added to our list of invitees,” Lucy concluded.

Windwhistle Golf Classic Windwhistle School would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their support of the schools major fundraiser for the year – the Windwhistle Golf Classic. A special thank you to our premier sponsors Terrace Downs Golf Resort and Ellesmere Transport. Please support these generous businesses. Gold Sponsors: • Allied Petroleum Limited • ASB Bank Limited • BDO Christchurch Limited • Bluebird Ag Limited • Cochranes of Canterbury • Coleridge Downs • Discovery Jet • Ellesmere Transport Co. Ltd. • Fulton Hogan Canterbury • Hazlett Rural Limited • Henderson Homes Limited • High Peak • Ilam Commercial • Libor Limited • McPhail Sports Limited • PGG Wrightson Limited • Planz Consultants Limited • Quickenberry Guesthouse • RD Petroleum • Richards Consulting Engineers Limited • ST & CJ Bell Limited • Sustainable Water Limited • The Fletcher Construction Company Limited • The Point Station • Trustpower Limited • Windwhistle Pastoral Silver Sponsors: • Ballance Agri-Nutrients Limited • Cates Grain and Seed Limited • Four Seasons Safaris • Gareth Dalley Contracting • Methven Four Square Supermarket • H Dawson Farm Direct • Mt Hutt Helicopters • NEWZENGLAND Clay Shooting and Archery • Pegasus Golf and Sports Club • Peter Walsh & Associates Limited • Philip Wareing Limited

Silver Sponsors continued: Powerturf Premier Plastering Limited Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-op Taege Engineering Limited Tavendale and Partners Limited • Vetent Darfield • Yaldhurst Wools Limited • Individuals: • Advanced Property Inspections • Elders Seed • Midlands Seed Limited • Richards Consulting Engineers Limited • Donations: • Advanced Property Inspections • ANZ Bank • Bayleys Real Estate • Bennett Property • CB Norwood Distributors Limited • Crystalp Jewellery • Elders Seed • Emilios Cheese • Farmlands • Five Star Beef • Greendale Butchery • Harmer Earthmoving Limited • Lake Coleridge Lodge • Lake Coleridge Tourism Group • Mackay Bailey Limited • Mill Orchard • Mt Hutt Ski Area • Paul Van Dorp • The Body Shop • The Oaks, Darfield • The Spa@Terrace Downs • Silver Fern Farms Limited • Tom Gundry Freight Limited • • • • •

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Hororata Golf Club at Glentunnel, are commencing a monthly fun event for the irregular golfer, non handicapper, and those looking for a golf afternoon with a difference. The first event will be held on Queens Birthday, June 2nd. The games planned are a range of Hororata Golf Club paired, team and novel events that at Glentunnel are fun and not normally played in Monday 2nd June, competition such as: String Golf, 10:30am Par 3, Flag Golf, Three Blind Pigs Please bring a plate for shared and Irish 4 Ball. Games are afternoon tea. suitable for family groups, golfers of all levels and those who are just Entry: $5 for members, starting out. Entrants definitely $10 per non-members. don’t have to be the best to win a Further info phone 318 2426 or 318 3884 prize.


Results 27th May 2014 Stableford Women

M Robertson 34 J Helmore 33 C Mathews 32 F Taylor 31 I McLaughlin 29 T Hall 28 B Taylor 28 Men: M Staddon 40 P Collins 39 I Palmer 34 Nearest the pin: J Helmore, I Palmer Longest putt: P Reynolds 2’s: I Palmer

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Results 24th May 2014 Stroke Round 1st - Trevor Harris Nett 69 2nd - Adam Hayward Nett 70 3rd - Ken Beaumont Nett 71 4th - Jan Redfern Nett 72 5th - Geoff Maynard Nett 73 6th - Mary Dewar Nett 73 7th - Duncan McKay Nett 73 Twos: Peter Bee, Dave Froggatt, Geoff Maynard Women’s Longest Drive: Jan Redfern Men’s Longest Drive: Bevan Souness Closest to Pin #3 - Darfield Food Centre: M Dewar # 9 - Donated Bottle Wine: G Maynard # 13 - MTA Voucher: P Bee # 17 - Chalmers Construction: B Nally Longest Putt #18 - Geoff Maynard Many thanks to our sponsors.

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Emma from Kirwee Netball Club, shooting into the new manoeuvrable and adjustable hoops at Malvern Netball Centre. The modified junior game only uses two thirds of a netball court therefore more hoops were required that could be rolled on and off the court for games.

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DIVISION 1 - SECTION 2 Glenmark 22 v West Melton Lincoln 57 v Ohoka Saracens 34 v Southern Bur/Duns/Irw 8 v Waihora Celtic bye

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Results - 24th May 2014

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Visit our website: Kirwee Black Tie Ball - Saturday 21st June - 7:30pm For tickets contact Janine 027 481 4619

DATES TO REMEMBER 30th May 30th May 31st May 31st May 31st/2nd June 1st June 1st June 2nd June 3rd June 3rd June 4th June 5th June 5th June 6th June 6th June 7th June 7th June 7th June 12th June 13th June 13th June 17th June 18th June 18th June 19th June 21st June 21st June 21st June 3rd July 5th July 9th July 26th July

11:00am PW & A - Clearing Sale Darfield 7:00pm Style 4 U - Ladies Night with Stylist Becks Mason Springfield Hall 10:00am Kirwee Rugby Home Games (see ad in this issue) Kirwee Rugby Grounds Springfield Netball Club 50th Jubilee Springfield Marmalade Clothing 3 Day Queen’s Bday Sale Main Street, Oxford 10:30am Art Show Flock Hill Restaurant 2:00pm Hororata Scouts’ 60th Anniversary Dinner & Camp Hororata 3:00pm West Melton Scout Group 50th Birthday Celebration Scout Den, West Melton 10:00am Darfield Plunket Toy Library Session Jackson Street, Darfield 1:00pm Malvern News Advertising Deadline 7:30pm Darfield Bowling Club AGM Clinton St, Darfield 10:30am Kirwee Plunket Toy Library Session Kirwee Community Hall 7:00pm Winter Feed Competition Meal & Prizegiving Coalgate Tavern 11:30am CRT Farmlands Kale Demo Day Barrs Road, Sheffield 7:30pm Christchurch City Chorus Performing Trinity Church, Darfield 9:30am Kirwee Bowling Club AGM Kirwee Clubrooms 10:00am Darfield Plunket Toy Library Session Jackson Street, Darfield 10:00am Darfield Farmers Market - Car Boot Sale Next to CRT, Darfield PrimaryITO ‘Dairy Cattle Breeding’ Course Dunsandel PrimaryITO ‘Dealing with Dairy Effluent’ Course Dunsandel 7:00pm DHS PTSA Quiz Night DHS Hall 10:00am Darfield Plunket Toy Library Session Jackson Street, Darfield PrimaryITO ‘Dairy Level 4’ Course Dunsandel 7:30am Biz Hub Meeting Terrace Winebar, Darfield 5:00pm Rolleston News Advertising Deadline 10:00am Darfield Plunket Toy Library Session Jackson Street, Darfield 10:30am Kirwee Plunket Toy Library Session Kirwee Community Hall 7:30pm KRFC Black Tie Ball Kirwee Community Hall PrimaryITO ‘Dealing with Dairy Effluent’ Course Dunsandel 7:30pm DRFC - Amish Mafia Fundraiser Night Darfield Rugby Clubrooms PrimaryITO ‘Dairy Cattle Breeding’ Course Dunsandel Darfield Netball Club 50 Year Reunion Darfield Recreation Centre

Friday 30th May 2014




Malvern Plunket Centre, Jackson Street, Darfield

JUNE DATES ♦ Tues 3rd June

10-11am 10-11:30am 10-11am 10-11:30am


♦ Sat 7 June ♦ Tues 17th June ♦ Sat 21st April

New & Casual Members Welcome Toys available from 0 - 5 years More info available at the Centre or by phoning Anna 021 035 4013

Kirwee Plunket Toy Library June Sessions: Thursday 5th June, Saturday 21st June 10:30am - 11:30am Kirwee Community Hall Choose from hundreds of toys for only $50 per year! Enquiries email:




CAR BOOT SALE at Darfield Far m er s M ar k e t. S at 7th June, 10:00am - 1:00pm. $ 5 p er car. Con tact: darfieldfarmersmarket@gmail. com or find us on facebook.

CA RPET/WINDOW cleaning. Quick drying. For a thorough job at a competitive rate. Call or text Robert anytime on 027 299 9599. CATTERY


Sunday 1st June 10.30am - 2pm Flock Hill Lodge Restaurant 22 visiting artists from: • Auckland, • Wellington, • Marlborough, • Canterbury and • Otago PUBLIC NOTICES

ANGEL Cats Boarding Cattery, Oxford. Individual rooms. Lots of cuddles & loving care. Please phone 03 312 1452 website: email:

AIR conditioning repairs, re-gassing and installation on trucks, tractors, combines, forestry and earthmoving equipment. Fully equipped service vehicle including hoseCHURCH NOTICES making. Over 40 years of the Open Door, CHURCH experience. Contact Ken at Te Pirita. Where people learn North Canterbury Auto Air. to have faith in God through Please phone 0274 341 260 the teaching of our Lord Jesus or workshop 03 313 6785. Christ. Open 24/7. ACCOUNTANTS CLEANING LAY ASSOCIATES Chartered Accountants. Rolleston Office phone 03 347 4501, Leeston Office phone 03 324 3030. “Real people, real knowledge”.

Miracle Wonders Cleaning Services

ALTERATIONS BEV’S Clothing Alterations & Repairs. 140 Chattertons Road, Yaldhurst, RD 6 Christchurch. Ph 342 4003. PUBLIC NOTICES

What we do:

Darfield High School PTSA

Carpet cleaning • Sofa cleans • Bond cleans • Builder cleans • House cleans • Spring cleans • Office cleans • Weekly cleans

Quiz Evening

Contact Brendan 021 150 8449

Classes for all forage crops and pasture $10 per entry. Judging 4 & 5 June. Meal & prizegiving Thurs 5th June, 7pm Coalgate Tavern

Fri 13th June Doors open: 7pm for 7.30pm start DHS Hall

Entries close Friday 30th May To enter phone: • Ashley Seaton 318 1538 • Guy Bassett 318 3665

Local Taxi available for pre-bookings to and from Christchurch Airport & City 10% discount for cash customers in M alvern area Credit card & EFTPOS available For bookings contact Gus Cowen 027 418 2602 • A/H 318 2602

$10 pp, max of 4 per team Light supper, bar available, no BYO, fancy dress optional • Lots of prizes, lots of surprises (Bring that loose change) • Tickets available from the DHS office & Robin’s Nest

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Doggy Day Care 312 Kiri Kiri Rd, Oxford

Ph Anne, Vern or Gareth Whiting

03 312 3355 027 288 8724

Saturday 7th June 2014 at 9:30am To be held in the Clubrooms. All interested very welcome to attend. Enquiries to: Bev Dillon 03 318 1695.

Open 7 days

9am-11pm, 4pm-6pm

Wednesday 4th June 7:30pm Clubrooms - Clinton St New members most welcome Contact Robert Ireland, Secretary 318 8649

DRIVEWAYS LIFESTYLE, LIFESTYLE farm tracks, yards and dairy lanes our speciality. Screened rotten-rock, it’s local and lasts better. Springfield Quarry phone 318 4132.

Friday 30th May 2014 EQUESTRIAN STANDARDBRED gelding 8 years old, 16.1 hh. Very good nature, terrific to shoe and float. $500.00. Please phone 03 317 9699.

Children's riding lessons: $30 half hour, $45 hour. Qualified & experienced instructor. Learn to groom, tack up & ride one of our well schooled ponies. Phone Kate 03 347 6678 or 021 113 6370 E:

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LUCERNE - 17 acres available for grazing. Aylesbury area. Phone 027 340 0154.


AC & EA WAKELIN FIREWOOD SUPPLIERS Phone 03 318 1484 or 021 260 4520


DRY split bluegum and old man CAN DELIVER pine, 50/50 mix. $495 for 6 cubic metres, delivered. Phone 022 647 6783. PINE 3m 3, $160. Phone 318 1155. RK Firewood is back. Are you PH 027 439 9116 ready for winter? Available now - Old Man Pine, Bluegum & Oregon. All top quality, clean GARAGE SALE wood. Eftpos available. Please phone Rini Con tr acting SHEFFIELD - 36 Railway Tce. 027 451 7300. Saturday, 1pm - 4pm. Something for everyone. SATURDAY - 31st May. Starting at 8am. 254 Horndon Street, Darfield. Big clear out, all must go, furniture and household goods.


(Certified truck for measurement)


0274 534 308 03 318 8311

Residential / Lifestyle Newbrook Subdivision House & Land Packages Available Residential sections, northerly aspect, sheltered, close to all amenities. 643m2 – 947m2 . Sections from $135,000. 15 Sections Now Sold!

Complimentary appraisals providing you with the facts so you make the right choices.

Phone Jo Counsell 021 364 664 or 03 318 7072 a/h

Gardens & Lawn Care

PGG Wrightson Real Estate Ltd, Real Estate Agent, REAA 2008

• West Melton: 8 Ashton Rise, Preston Downs.


EWE GRAZING WANTED NOW! Numbers to suit (150 - 450) Any area considered. If you can help, please contact Tim 318 3295 or 022 077 0040

• Residential & Commercial • Ride On Lawn Mowing New owner contact details CHRIS & MARIA HARRIS

Ph 021 364 398 or 03 318 1811


June Cloudesley



• Mature Pine: 3 mtrs $175 6 mtrs $340 9 mtrs $510 12 mtrs $675 15 mtrs $840 • Hardwoods available • Old man pine also available • WINZ quotes welcomed

Darfield Resident Property Consultant


FENCING SUMMERFIELD Fencing - in your area now. Lifestyle. Farm. Sheep. Cattle. Horse. All types of animals. Fences. Yards. sheds. Arenas. Shelters. Runs. 27 yeas contract fencing. GARDENS & LAWNS John is available to help with Ph 318 1530 design and planning. Phone COMPOST well rotted pig manure and sawdust, no Carol and John Summerfield smell. Bags or bulk, pick-up or 03 312 4747. HOUSE TO LET delivered. Phone 318 8131. FOR SALE COALGATE - 2 bedroom, large section, log burner on wet BULK loads of car tyres for silage farms. Will deliver. Ph back, tidy, dbl gge, modern Shannon 022 109 8775. b ath room , avai l 14/ 6, DOUBLE bed, good condition. Are your gardens looking $330pw. Phone Rebecka on $50, includes mattress. 25" 021 464 886. messy and tired? TV $30, 14" TV $10. Phone Needing a good prune DARFIELD 3 bedrm. Holmes 027 616 6112. and tidy up, or Street. $455 per week. LARGE tandem 2011 flat deck landscaping. Lawns Includes lawn & garden. mowed & grass cut, even trailer, 3.6m x 2.4m. New reg Upkeep by owners. Phone large sports grounds & WO F, ex cond ition. 021 374 174. $4,800ono. Ph 03 318 1811. Phone Kevin FURNISHED 2 bedrm cottage in PEASTRAW medium bales for 03 318 1109 or Glentunnel for short term sale. Pick up or delivered. 027 202 4531 rental. No pets. Please phone Phone 0274 369 400. and leave a message 318 2700. RAIN damaged lucerne hay. HOUSE 3 bedrm on family Great for garden mulch. Conv. bales. Kirwee area. $4.50 per GIVEAWAY lifestyle block, Curraghs Rd. bale. Ph 318 1964. Has washing machine, dryer, FREE horse manure – refresh WOOD shavings - untreated, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, your garden over winter with clean shavings suitable for natural horse manure to get heat pump. 10 mins to horse stables, calving sheds, ready for spring planting. Hornby/Rolleston. $320pw. chicken houses and rabbit Available June 20th. Can view Contact Gael 0272 266 862. h u tch es. A vai l ab l e i n now. Ph 349 4993. HIGH chair, beer fridge, brewing 3 70L bags, 1m b al es barrel x2, Clarendon heater, (compressed) and bulk food dehydrator. Phone LAWNMOWING delivery. Phone 03 347 7352 022 136 5760. for more details.


Truly magnificent new home sited on a 1012m 2 section. Open plan living, separate formal lounge, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, office nook, laundry, extra large double garage. A very highly spec home, lots of decking and fully landscaped, a must to view. Darfield: 5 Pearson Street, a new spacious family home offering open plan living, separate lounge, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, an office and double garage. This property looks out over rural land with mountain views. Open Home Sunday 12 noon till 12:30. Offers considered. Must be sold. Darfield: 18 Oakden Drive, “Final notice” Very cute rustic home nestled in easy care garden, open plan 3 bedrooms, single garage. Walking distance to schools. Open Home Sunday 1pm. For sale by Auction Sat 7th June 2014 on site. Weedons: Stunning new 380m 2 home on 8 hectares of land paddocks deer fenced with cattle yards and five bay [2 bays lock up] shed with 3ph power. Home offers large open plan kitchen/butlers pantry/dining and family, sep lounge, sep rumpus room, four bedrooms, office, three bathrooms. Huge deck area. Open home Sunday 18th 12 noon till 12:30. 3/1215 Main South Road Yaldhurst: [new] “Brooklyn” 92 Chattertons Road. 4 ha lifestyle property. Good sheds, shelter and fencing own well. Three bedroom, open plan home very neat and tidy. Peaceful and private For sale offers over $695.000+ GST on the land. Open to view Sunday 2.30 till 3pm If you are anticipating selling your home, please call me to discuss your needs.

Min Cookson 027 249 5417 03 347 9944

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Page 14 INSPECTIONS P RO PE R TY In s p ecti o n s ! Offering initial & routine inspections on tenanted houses, taking the hassle out for you. Call Rebecca of Rural Tenancy Inspections Ltd on 027 313 2270 or email



YOUR LOCAL SCRAPMETAL RECYCLER Anything metal collected - small to large Pans, Heaters, Whiteware, Vehicles, Silos etc

Black Sheep Scrap Licensed Dealer

LOST & FOUND FOUND - necklace with purple beads on footpath in Darfield. Can be collected from the Malvern News office. REWARD for spade lost on road between ‘Steventon’, Whitecliffs and Davies Road, Glenroy on Monday 5th May. Phone 318 7467. PAINTING & DECORATING

PAINTER Rapid Response. Quality work guaranteed. Interi or /E xterio r, roofs, spraypainting, waterblasting. Phone Graeme for a free quote 318 2614. Email PETS/LIVESTOCK MIGHTY Mix Natural Dog Food. N atu r al & who l esom e. Premium nutrition. Cost effective, NZ Made. No artificial colours or preservatives. Frozen concentrate & biscuits. Now available from your local agent. Sue Neale 347 6702 or 021 207 0421,

03 318 0633 or 027 255 4484 Member Scrapmetal Assoc of NZ


ROOF MAINTENANCE ROOF & house maintenance. All aspects covered including spouting, mortar, tiles, re-roofing, roof painting, moss, mould & silicone sealing. General repairs. Phone 03 347 6702. SCRAPMETAL SCRAPMETAL - cash paid for all typ es o f m etal f arm machinery, old cars etc. Pl e as e p h o n e W a yn e 027 749 9736 or 03 323 6610 (Licenced Dealer).


Has a full- time position available for a qualified joiner or someone very keen to learn the industry. • Full training will be provided • We do a full range of joinery • A car license is a must For more information please ring Mark Walker on either: 318 1529 or 027 671 0133


Darfield Seed Cleaning Permanent Position Available We require a full time person who is mature, physically fit and motivated to work at our seed cleaning plant. The successful applicant will have good written, verbal and communication skills, a current forklift certificate (an advantage), full training will be given. The ability to work as part of our close knit team is essential as is the ability to perform a variety of tasks as required.

Please apply in writing, with CV and references attached, by Wednesday 11th June to: Darfield Seed Cleaning Co Ltd

PLANT NURSERIES HORORATA Nurseries - Quality landscape plants at wholesale prices. Specialists in farm and dairy conversion plantings. Natives, ornamentals, hedging, deciduous trees. Hardy locally g r own s to ck. Fr i en d l y knowledgeable advice. Phone Dave or Wendy for hours we are open 03 318 0081 or visit


Community Support Workers NZCare Group is one of the largest providers of support services to people with an intellectual disability. We are seeking dedicated, enthusiastic people to work as full time, part time, and casual Community Support Workers across our services in Christchurch. In this busy and varied role you will work as part of a close-knit team to support people with all aspects of daily living – including support with personal cares, cleaning, promoting independence, and accessing the community! A huge part of this role is supporting people to achieve their goals and live an ordinary life – if you want to make a difference, this is the position for you! Experience and qualifications are not necessary; you just need to be fun loving, dedicated, and willing to learn. To apply, please go to, or call Georgia Fretwell on 03 363 2815 for further information.

Darfield Bakery is seeking an enthusiastic, positive person with a proven work ethic to join our amazing team. Duties will include food preparation, customer service and general bakery duties. Some food industry experience would be an advantage, but not essential. Hours are as follows: • • • • • •

Monday 5.30am - 1pm Tuesday 11am - 3.30pm Every 2nd Wednesday 11am - 3.30pm Every 2nd Thursday 5.30am - 1.00pm Friday 10.00am - 6.00pm Every 2nd Saturday 6.30am - 2.30pm

If interested please pick up an application form available from the Darfield Bakery.

Little Rugby Lead Coach We're looking for an enthusiastic energetic out-going yet empathetic rugby coach who is willing to go that extra mile to get the best out of our pre-school kids aged 2 - 7 years of age. We are the global franchise and are expanding our current classes in Canterbury , and looking to open a Sunday morning classes in Darfield. We use imaginative play as a means to teach preschool children and under 7’s rugby (based on rippa rugby) skills so a background/interest in sport is required but you also need to release your 'inner-kid'! Full training is given so no coaching experience required. Reliability and the love of sports is a must. Please email your CV and covering letter to For more information please check out or call (03) 4205222

School Bus Driver Torlesse Travel has a vacancy for a School Bus Driver for the Kimberley Bus Run. Approx 2.5 hours per day. A Class 2 and P endorsement are needed and assistance is available to obtain these. Casual drivers also required. For further information phone 318 8118 or 027 448 0117or email:

Friday 30th May 2014 VEHICLE FOR SALE


Full 6 seater, 1000 kg payload, single rear wheels. Genuine 77,000km. 3.1 diesel, 5 speed . Very rare in this condition or km’s


Midway Farm is looking for irrigated leased land for potatoes in Darfield area. Required from October to end of May.

$12,995. Maniototo Motors Ltd - t/a Glentunnel Car Sales Phone Bob 0274 726 595

BRIFORD trailer, 7 ft with cage. Excellent condition. $1175. ADVERTISING Phone 021 424 516. DEADLINE HYUNDAI Matrix (Lavita) 2001. 156K. Excellent cond, runs 1pm TUESDAY very well. Reg till 02/15. Wof. Good tyres including new spare. Tow bar. $2275. WINDOW REPAIRS Phone 021 424 516. FOR all glass requirements NISSAN Primera, silver 2001. phone Phil 317 9046 or 166 931Km. Great condition. 021 046 6046. $6000 neg. Phone Lesley 03 377 5299.

Professional Honest & Reliable Phone Tom Giller 0800 382 5253 027 499 3535

TRADES PORTABLE sawmill for all your timber requirements and macrocarpa sales. Ph Graeme Knowles on 021 613 229. SELWYN Signs, Free quotes & advice. Please contact Fred Maynard 329 7371 or 027 260 7628. TILER/Waterproofer. Phone TILER/ 318 1973 or 0274 211 637. Email:

Hedge Trimming in Canterbury

Call Don today on 021 066 3011 or 03 318 2983 access at 5m or less • Branch size up to 50mm • Cutter drops material to side of hedge

Heat pump supply, installation, servicing & maintenance General household & business electrical work Give Nigel a call now for your no obligation free quote

Phone: 021 387 750 • A.H. 03 318 0030

House & Roof PrePre-Paint Wash Hydro Drain Cleaning Cleans most surfaces: Fences, paths, brick, block, wood, concrete & machinery Contact Mike Richards 03 318 8380 or 021 179 0584


MY name is Paige and I have a beautiful 4 yr old daughter. We are looking for a 2 bdrm home in the West Melton/ Hornby area. I work and need a home yesterday. I can pay $350 p.w. max. Please give me an opportunity. Phone 027 858 8488 anytime. WARM four bedrm house in Darfield. Long term. Phone 027 435 0542.



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Mirrors Catdoors Double Glazing Insurance Repairs Phone 03 318 4128 or 027 325 9854

Marksman Home Maintenance & Engineering Services ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦

General Home Repairs & Maintenance Gardening Services Phone: 03 318 4041 Chainsaw Operation Mobile: 021 802 100 General Engineering E:

- Competitive Rates - No Obligation Free Quotes -

Gavin Gardener - Phone: 0274 334 057 Office Contact - Phone: 03 347 9774

Based in West Melton, we build, renovate and work with EQC on their opt-out programme. ■ ■ ■ ■

• We cover the Selwyn area - No Job too Little,

New Builds Extensions Renovations Kitchen & Bathrooms

No Job too Big.

• We offer a full team of experienced tradesmen;

Wylie Turf & Gardens Lawn and Turf Care

Builders, Painters, Paper hangers, Brick laying, Plastering, Roofing. • Insurance quotes and repairs. • With the business operating for over 20 years, we are able to offer a wide scope of expertise and competitive rates.



Steve McFarlane Phone 03 322 6564

• Half size tractor for easier • Up to 6m height topped

PO Box 10, Hororata, 7544

Please contact Anne phone 03 318 1959.



TEN conventional bales of barley straw wanted. Phone 03 420 0516 or 317 9200.

Isuzu Elf Double Cab Flat Deck, 1994




Mobile 027 606 5047

De Thatching Weed Eradication Fungus & Moss Treatment Fertilising Turf Advice & Renovation Grass Grub & Porina Control Coring & Spiking Trees & Hedges

Covering West Melton, Weedons & Rolleston areas

SuperComputer Sales and Service of new and used machines. Networking, Virus protection, Backup Re-loading and Restoring of Windows. Plain old fashioned Help & Assistance! When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that ha ppiness was the key to life. Whe n I went to school, they asked me what I wante d to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t unde rstand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t unders tand life. – John Lennon

Mark Jones 03 318-1956 027 210 4242

0800 427 427

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Daily On Site Sales & Servicing DARFIELD

Authorised Service Agent for Most Brands • Ovens • Washing Machines • Cooktops • Washing Machine Hire • Dryers • Dishwashers from $8 p.w.

Septic Tank Servicing Dairy Sumps Pumped Out Drain Unblocking

O xf o r d Ap plia nc e s L t d MU R R A Y D A WSO N Reg. Service Technician 027 226 3898

Phone - Office 03 318 8609 - Mobile 0274 338 693

MALVERN COMPUTERS • New Computers • Virus Removal • Laptops • Upgrades • Problem Solving • Software

Acer E1E1- 510 •

Closed Saturdays

Jon Lawrence Ph: 03 3183 699 Mob: 027 688 9103

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Intel cel quad core 2.0cpu 4gig RAM 1TB HDD Windows S p e c ia l 8.1 15.6” I nc l G S T Screen

493 Bealey Rd, Aylesbury Mark Walker ♦ Ph 03 318 1529 ♦

$595 Call Danie 021 875 462 03 980 2865 / 03 344 5744


♦ Alterations/Upgrades ♦ Maintenance & General ♦ Town & Country


Ph 0800 765 758 Mob 0274 339 104 A/H 347 9282 81 Main South Road, Rolleston

Bricklaying & Blocklaying Stonework Restoration Work Chimney, Fireplace & Firebacks • Quality Workmanship Guaranteed • • • •

New Builds Residential Commercial Extensions Dawson Gilchrist Renovations 021 232 3306 Decks & Fencing Pergolas

VINCE DALY Ph (03) 318 8020 021 250 6944

david wilkinson registered electrician phone 03 318 1231 fax email

Manufacturers of:  Doors  Windows  Stairs  Wall Units  Kitchens  Vanities also Repair Work

03 318 1235

Registered Drainlayer • • • •

po box 26 kirwee

we’ll be there when you need us. guaranteed.

Septic tank installations Blocked drains Sewer & storm water Effluent disposal fields

Ph Craig 03 318 1069 Mob 027 253 5373 Fax 03 318 1059

on time guaranteed or your first hour is free! conditions apply.

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper’s cemetery in the back country. As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost and, being a typical man, I didn’t stop for directions.

 Maintenance & servicing  Bathroom & kitchen    

renovations Mains pressure hot water upgrades Blocked drains Fully stocked vehicles Fast, friendly professional service

Laser Plumbing Christchurch West 0800 11 22 40 We are able to accurately share travelling costs between jobs with GPS tracking

So try us first!

I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight. There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch.

Upholsterer Recover: Lounge Suites Dining Chairs Squabs etc Free Quotes Based in Weedons

Ph 03 980 4979

I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn’t know what else to do, so I started to play. The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like I’ve never played before for this homeless man. And as I played ‘Amazing Grace,’ the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my bagpipes and started for my car. Though my head hung low, my heart was full. As I opened the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, “I never seen nothing’ like that before and I’ve been putting in septic tanks for twenty years.” Apparently, I’m still lost… It’s a man thing.

Malvern news 30th may 2014