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World-class Irish dance experience u by Ann van Engelen
The international level students from the O’Neill School of Irish Dance NZ have been preparing for their upcoming Christmas show to be held at the Christchurch Town Hall this Friday. P3
Picton to Bluff charity walk
Tim Adams has begun a long-term goal of raising awareness …
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Organ donor campaigner and kidney recipient 15-year-old Maddie Collins …
p The students at O’Neill School of Irish Dance will be showcasing their talent at the upcoming Christmas show photo Vincent Mortimer and Irish Dance NZ
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“We have had a fantastic year with our troupe consisting of both world and national championship dancers,” says parent committee member Lucretia Downs. “We have had performers from across the Selwyn region and the greater Christchurch district competing in America, Australia and at the world championships in Dublin. Some of our dancers have qualified for the worlds next year, which is the 50th anniversary of the competition and a huge achievement. “The two hour Christmas show is a very delightful event and a lot more fun
for the dancers, as it is more relaxed. The whole team will be performing and being held at the Christchurch Town Hall makes it extra special. There will be non-traditional dancing as well and my daughter Tessa will be performing as Buzz in Toy Story. The team are also showcasing Alice in Wonderland. “The beginners will be dancing, and the O’Neill School from Invercargill will be joining in. There will be a Parade of Champions for this year’s nationals’ place winners and the all-time favourite Cry of the Celts from Michael Flatley’s Lord Of The Dance will be featured.” Tickets to the show on Friday are at
the special price of $20 an adult and $50 for a family of two adults and two children. These are available on the night or through the O’Neill School of Irish Dance Facebook page. “Irish Dancing is a phenomenal experience for those involved. The students visit some retirement villages on St Patrick’s day, which the residents really enjoy and this year we were involved in CultureFest as well. The commitment and team spirit of the school is extremely high, and we all become a big family. We are immensely proud of our dancers and how well they have performed this year in all areas.”
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â€œAnyone can enter including people from out of the area, young and old. It is exciting to have a good range of competitors with people growing a few varieties,â€? says show convener Kara Taogaga. â€œFor those new to growing, Atlantic Giant seeds grow big pumpkin. â€œWe have found these seeds on Trade Me and places like Mitre 10. Purchasing seedlings is also a good way p The Giant Pumpkin Competition is a fun event for children to get started. of all ages â€œMy partner Brendon grows seedlings and donates them to a spud in a 10-litre bucket to try for the schools because you canâ€™t guarantee heaviest harvest. We are looking for the seeds sprout. sponsors for the competition to help â€œWe like encouraging and educating with the prizes to make the event even children about growing, so they have the more fun. opportunity to be self-sufficient when â€œIt is about celebrating the community they are older.â€? and learning along the way. Brendon says to get a good pumpkin, â€œThere is the open competition, ensure it gets nine litres of water childrenâ€™s veggie competition and a each day. school category. There is a $5 entry â€œOnce it is the size of a softball cover fee for the open competition. First prize it with an old towel or a shelter to keep is $75, second prize $50 and third is it greeny-yellow, because once they go $25.â€? bright orange they stop growing. The show is on Saturday, March 28 â€œIt is a fun event for children, and at the Sheffield Showgrounds. Online we also have the Spud in a bucket for entries open in January or preregister schools and younger children. They grow at Malvernshow@gmail.com.â€‚Â˘
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As New Zealand local bodies are called on to crack down on their use of plastic drinking cups, one council, ours â€” doesnâ€™t have to worry; it doesnâ€™t have any. Last year, councils brought close to 120,000 plastic cups, most commonly used with water coolers. However, the Selwyn District Council wasnâ€™t among them. Our council was among a small minority of councils that brought none at all. By contrast and somewhat ironically, the highest offender was Selwynâ€™s close neighbour, the Timaru District Council, which purchased 14,600 cups last year. Official information requests show that most councils are trying to track down on the plastic cups â€” cups that many see as an environmental problem. Climate campaigner Budyong Hill praised councils for scrapping plastic cups but reminded councillors there was still work to be done. â€œItâ€™s good to start with the small things, but thereâ€™s no point patting ourselves on the back for getting rid of plastic cups when there are far bigger things that we have to address and keep in mind,â€? he said. Andrew Boyd, Selwyn District Councilâ€™s solid waste manager, said the council had made a conscious decision
p Plastic drinking cups may soon be a thing of the past â€” they already are in Selwyn
not to use the cups, and alternatives were provided. â€œFor our headquarters, our kitchen and kitchenettes are fitted with cool and boiling water dispensing taps. Every staff member is issued with a reusable cup with a lid, and there are a large number of mugs available. â€œWe donâ€™t have stand-alone water coolers with the cup dispensers. When we have meetings or visitors, we have glasses and water jugs available. So really there isnâ€™t a need for the disposable cups,â€™ he said.â€‚Â˘
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Picton to Bluff charity walk Youth choir performing u by Ann van Engelen
Tim Adams has begun a long-term goal of raising awareness of cancer by walking approximately 920 kilometres along State Highway 1 from Picton to Bluff.
p Tim Adams with two of his support crew Aaron and Irene Cassidy
“I was introduced to the disease when I was 12 years old when my grandad got lung cancer. His experience stuck with me, and I thought some day I would like to raise awareness,” says Tim. “In my early 20s, when I was a soldier with the NZ Army in the second and third battalion in Christchurch and wanted to do the walk but kept putting it off. Last year a good friend’s family member passed away from the disease. At the beginning of this year, one of my family members found a lump on her neck and had to go through all the cancer tests, which was not nice. My wife and I have a two-year-old and decided now is the
time to help raise funds for the Cancer Society toward a better future. We hope no one gets the disease but want to give our children and future generations more options if they do.” Tim aims to complete 42 kilometres each day to finish the mission in 23 days. “We are raising awareness of what people go through if someone gets the disease. I have a support crew, and they will be collecting with buckets in towns we stop at. “People can follow me on the A long walk Picton to Bluff Facebook page.” ¢
The Selwyn Youth Choir have had many experiences this year, and as part of their end of year schedule, will be performing Christmas carols at Westfield Riccarton this coming Sunday from 1pm to 2pm. “We have had a really successful year with several concer ts including one at The Piano and several Selwyn District Council citizenship ceremonies,” says music director Linley Thomas. “We have a lot of good local talent in our choir, and it is great to see them singing out p The Selwyn Youth Choir perform at various community events in the community. The throughout the year Piano was combined with the Selwyn Community Choir Schools Music Festival Special Choir, and the Mid Canterbury Choir. We which is an honour to be a part of. As were also part of a combined concert the team get older, they can graduate to recently at the Transitional Cathedral. the Selwyn Community Choir, which has “The Selwyn Youth Choir is not approximately 80 members. We have a competitive and is age unlimited, hub in Rolleston and Darfield, and we with no audition to join. We welcome learn together. anyone who wants to sing because “Our team love singing and appreciate the best way to get better at singing any opportunity that we get to showcase is to engage in singing. We are our many talented singers. We are now in our third year, and the more wrapping up for the year performing at experienced youth help develop the the Christmas Carols at West Melton as younger singers. They support the part of the pre-entertainment.” ¢ harmonies and role model what is required.” Linley says it is not a 1D Cardale St, Darfield pressure-filled environment. Each Phone: 03 318 8836 concert gives experience, and their email@example.com performances are of a high standard. ï Passionate, dedicated staff “A lot of our team are involved in ï Excellent child:teacher ratio ï 7.30am–5pm Mon–Fri their school choir or the Christchurch
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A successful Motorfest u by Ann van Engelen
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Steve and Ann Joy purchased Coalgate Tavern six months ago and have made several upgrades to the premises, including creating a place to enjoy live musical jam sessions.
p The Coalgate Jam sessions provide a variety of entertainment at the bistro
“We had a great turnout again for our Jam session. People enjoy the relaxed evening. Before our move here, I was an engineer, and prior to that, we had the Kirwee Tavern from 2013 to 2016. We are called the Coalgate Bistro Black Diamond Grill and have created a real family environment,” says Steve. “We came up with the idea to create the Jam sessions with local musician Bruce Leeming doing his Vinegar Jam events. There are a number of bands that come along and we get a great crowd enjoying the shows. “The menu has changed, is reasonably priced and very successful. It is a great
place to come for the roast of the day Thursday to Sunday from 5pm. It is a good family dinner. We have added a free pool table and a jukebox for our patrons to enjoy. “We are double glazing the windows, adding bi-fold doors out to the beer garden and painting the outside of the property in the next few weeks to give it a fresh look. “The community have made us feel very welcome. “They get on with us, and we get on with them — that is the way it should be. We are looking forward to the future and enjoying the successes together.” ¢
Campaign support flourishing u by Ann van Engelen
Organ donor campaigner and kidney recipient 15-year-old Maddie Collins hosted an evening at the new Novotel Hotel at the Christchurch Airport to help bring awareness of the need for more organ donors in New Zealand. “We had the most amazing night thanks to Novotel general manager Olivier Lacoua, his staff and everyone who joined us,” says Maddie’s mum Sarah. “The money raised will help with Maddie’s wellbeing, support her campaign to raise organ donation awareness and the Christchurch Kidney Society. As a kidney p Maddie and Sarah Collins with Novotel general manager recipient, Maddie’s vision Olivier Lacoua and his wife Samantha is to see New Zealand become a top donor country. A is better than a whole life with it. Live deceased donor can give their heart, donors are well supported in hospital lungs, liver, kidney, a particular part and by Work and Income while you of the eye, small bowel, pancreas, are recovering. tissue, valves, bones, skin, veins “We are so grateful to the Novotel and tendons. A live donor can donate and Olivier supporting Maddie’s vision. a kidney or part of the liver — as The Novotel is a stunning building, and if it regenerates. you live in Christchurch, we recommend “Receiving is an amazing life- staying for a night. Watching the planes changing experience for the recipient is an incredible experience. and the family who look after them. “Maddie has lived life to the full with Maddie has had it rough for 10 years her donor kidney. She would like to see with her transplants, but some people other people have the opportunity to can go for 40 years with no issues. have their lives changed as well through Even a few years without dialysis donor donations.” ¢
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Public-private partnerships can work u by Amy Adams, MP for Selwyn
As the former Minister for Communications, I was invited to attend a recent function to mark the completion of the first phase of the Ultrafast Broadband programme (known as UFB1). I am very proud of the former government’s achievements in this area, which have resulted in New Zealand becoming one of the most well-connected countries in the OECD. The UFB programme is a publicprivate partnership between Crown Infrastructure Partners and four partners — Northpower, Enable Services, WEL Networks and Chorus. UFB1 is a fantastic illustration of how well public-private partnerships can work, having been completed within budget and one month ahead of schedule. With the result that 79 per cent of New Zealanders now have access to high-quality broadband services. The programme has been especially popular here in Selwyn with our growing townships of Rolleston and Lincoln both in the top three areas nationwide in terms of uptake.
UFB is a game-changer for our smaller regional towns, which have previously been hamstrung by inadequate connectivity but are now able to make use of online tools and services for work, education and leisure. The second phase of the programme (UFB2) is well underway. Work has been started in several parts of Selwyn this year including Leeston and Southbridge, with many more areas due to receive UFB2 for the next two years. The goal is for 87 per cent of New Zealanders to have access to UFB once phase two is complete. As this is my last column for The Record before Christmas, I would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year. My electorate office in Templeton will close for the holiday break on Friday, December 20 and will reopen on Monday, January 20.
Tough kid challenge u by Ann van Engelen
Students from West Melton Primary School joined more than 5,000 primary school children to complete the Tough Kid Challenge obstacle course last week. “The event was designed to teach resilience after the 2011 earthquakes. It is now the biggest event of its kind in New Zealand. We have got schools coming from all across Canterbury, from as far as Hanmer Springs and Ashburton,” said Sport Canterbury ev e n t s coordinator Isaac Sutherland. The course is 2.5 kilometres in length and is designed to teach children p West Melton students James, Marshall, Jax, Joe, Brooklyn, Lucas at the Tough Kid Challenge to work together. Seventeen photo courtesy of student reporter Liam obstacles along the way help them learn skills they won’t pick “The day was an exciting learning up in the classroom. opportunity for all of the students with “West Melton Primary sent 67 year some arriving in fancy dress. seven and eight and 125 year five “They were able to accomplish the and six students,” said school sports course, which presented different types of physical activity to what they would administrator Rita Spadoni. “They all look forward to the day as normally encounter. Some arrived in a fun activity to do at the end of the fancy dress. year. The children had a fabulous time “The students climbed a tyre temple, participating with children from other did a forest climb, a mud crawl and schools. They get to see how others do water wade, a bubble bath and ended with a slippery slide before going the resilience aspect as a team.” Fire and Emergency Services created through the fire hose shower as they a shower for the children to run through learned about resilience and looking to finish the race. after each other.” ¢
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SPCA needs foster carers
Expo a success
u by Ann van Engelen
u by Mike Isle
The Canterbury SPCA is appealing for more animal foster homes to help rehabilitate the increase of large animals in their care, such as horses and goats.
West Melton Garden Club’s Selwyn Garden Expo held last Sunday was a resounding success, according to the 500 or so people who flocked to the West Melton Community Centre for the event.
p Walt arrived at the SPCA starving, he is now healthier and needs a foster carer to help with his recovery
“An increasing number of larger animals are coming to our attention and rehab is having some good results. Walter is a 10-year-old grey thoroughbred horse who came in as a result of a complaint about a skinny horse,” says SPCA Canterbury’s Chief Animal Welfare Inspector, Jamie Hancock. “When Walt arrived at the SPCA two months ago, he was starving and knocking on death’s door and almost every bone in his body visible through his woolly coat. We have had a careful strict reintroduction of food under veterinarian advice, and this is putting condition back on him.”
He is regaining weight and is now needing a foster home to take him on. “There is an increased need for our help for larger animals in the region. We get goats, horses, cows, sheep and pigs. We only have so much space and resources at the centre, so we are really reliant on help and need foster homes for the temporary care of 50 large animals. Foster homes increase the rate of healing time by reducing the animal’s stress and spending time in a home also means animals can learn what a home environment is like.” To help with foster care phone 03 349 7057 or email christchurch. email@example.com. ¢
The overwhelming sense throughout the day was of a community sharing a warm Sunday afternoon and a love of gardening, catching up with old friends, enjoying the chatter and seeing what Selwyn offered in terms of garden resources. More than 50 exhibitors were on hand and they, along with a raft of practical demonstrations, made for a lively and informative day for p On the raffles stand at the Selwyn Garden Expo are, keen gardeners. from left, Katrina Finch, Julie Adams and Joany McNeill Stalls at the expo included landscaping, tools, Italian cheeses, atmosphere. A wonderful sense alpacas and alpaca products, of community.” limestone carvings, pottery garden She said the exhibitors’ stalls were art, specialty plants, fresh vegetables, particularly attractive and enticing. and also seedlings, manure for the “They were beautifully presented garden, recycled garden art, saffron, and some wonderful displays. The wine, asparagus, peonies, herbs, friendly exhibitors had a steady and travel tours, truffles, plus a huge relaxed stream of interest. Hats, variety of plants for sale, including paintings, calendars, sculptures, tools, special and rare plants. landscaping and garden supplies. HighWest Melton Garden Club president quality products and reasonable prices Anne Finch said it was a joy to be part resulted in many happy customers.” of the expo. Ms Finch thanked a large number of “It was fun, warm and friendly, sponsors without whom, she said, the interesting — with a happy expo would not be possible. ¢
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Black Lamb Design and gifts from Phunki Bowtique and Unreal Daisy. Wax wraps, Christmas decorations and gifts, including metal wall art, baby clothes and goods along with other household gifts, tote bags, dolls clothes, multi-purpose peepers and various gifts from the number of other stalls.” Karen will have the show villas open so people can have a look while visiting the village and go into the draw for the Christmas raffle.
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A GEM IN ROLLESTON THE BOULEVARD LIFESTYLE VILLAGE FOR QUALITY AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN The Boulevard stands out when you are making your lifestyle choice with architecturally designed two & three-bedroom villas, all with a point of difference. Entry from 55 years and consideration is given so you can have your pet. THE BOULEVARD VILLAGE IS HOSTING A CHRISTMAS FETE IN THE VILLAGE ON THE 12TH DECEMBER 2019 AS A GOLD COIN GATE FUNDRAISER FOR THE SELWYN CENTRAL COMMUNITY CARE. There will be a variety of stalls offering a wide range of items for Christmas or just for yourself. Come and visit us on the 12th and have lunch or coffee from the stalls.
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KNOW YOUR LOCAL A gift three times at once u by Andy Bryenton
Christmas can often become a frenzy of last-minute shopping, pushing through the crowds at bigbox retailers to snag the last example of that must-have toy or seasonal bargain — but it doesn’t have to be. Around the world, people are turning away from the mass commercialisation of the season and embracing the concept of giving something sourced locally. There’s a list of very good reasons for this trend. Starting with the fact that a gift made or sourced from where you live is likely to be more unique or personal than one bought from the same catalogue that was delivered to a million other letter boxes. A work of art, some gourmet local cheese, preserves, smoked meat or turned wood, upcycled clothing, pottery, jewellery or crafts. All of these things speak of where they’re from — bringing a little of your home town to friends far away. Then there’s the benefit to local business. The adage ‘a dollar spent locally is spent thrice’ really does apply. First, you’re supporting a local person, be they a business owner, craft market stallholder or even the original manufacturer or artisan. They are then able to use that money to further their business, invest in new stock, pay
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staff and create jobs, or, as so many small local firms do at this time of year, support charitable causes. Your dollars go another round instead of heading offshore, and that helps us all. Originally, Christmas was a small-town celebration, situated in the middle of the northern hemisphere winter and all about pulling together to make it through the coldest part of the year. The good food, small gifts and shared
rituals, like carolling or decorating a town Christmas tree, were less about unboxing toys than about creating a sense of community. We may not live in times when we must unite against the ice and snow to survive as townsfolk in small communities, but the same message still applies economically. Make it a local Christmas this year, and spread some cheer among your neighbours and friends. ¢
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Dining & ENTERTAINMENT Kiwi Christmas cheesecake u by Andy Bryenton
Translating the hearty, hot and sometimes heavy Yuletide fare of the northern hemisphere to our summery festive season has never been easy. Some opt to ignore the temperature and serve up a feast fit for a medieval king at midwinter. Others opt for the full barbecue and miss out on turkey and plum pudding. However, there’s a middle way, as exemplified by this recipe. There are three parts to this dish — the base, the filling and the topping. To complete all three you’ll need; two tubs of premixed cheesecake filling, a dash of vanilla essence, one packet of shortbread biscuits, 100gm of butter, eight single shots of dark or spiced rum, two dessert spoons of grated preserved ginger, cinnamon to taste, a generous handful of pitted or glace cherries, a small bottle of cream (or canned whipped cream) and a medium-sized metal pan. Line the pan with baking paper and chill. Take the shortbreads, bag them, and strike with a rolling pin until they are crumbled. Melt the butter, add four shots of rum, a sparing sprinkle of cinnamon and a dash of vanilla. Pour the butter mixture over the shortbread crumbs in the pan to form a base as thick as your index finger. Allow this to chill and set while making the filling. That is easily accomplished by mixing the preserved ginger, a little
more cinnamon and the four further shots of rum into the cheesecake filling. Those with a sweet tooth may want to blend a little extra icing sugar into the mix, though rum can be quite sweet, depending on which distillery it comes from. Once the mix is well stirred and whipped with a fork to aerate, spread evenly on the base.
Chill, until the top can be studded with cherries pressed half-way into the filling. Chill through in the refrigerator, covered. Garnish with whipped cream before serving. Those who wish to avoid using pre-made cheesecake filling can manufacture a delicious substitute using finely sifted sugar, cream cheese, full cream and a small amount of vanilla seeds. ¢
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Two kinds of voltage u by Andy Bryenton
Two very different approaches to the future of motoring have been revealed in this past month, both of them electric, both of them harking back to an icon of pop culture, but both of them remarkably different in their design. The first is Tesla’s Cybertruck, an angular, stealth-bomber wedge made of stainless steel and able to deflect a sledgehammer. How do we know? Having a helper clad in Mad Max attire swing one at the truck’s door was part of Elon Musk’s big reveal for the vehicle. While his demo of its tempered glass did not go so smoothly, something about this 4x4 origami behemoth struck a chord, as pre-orders flooded in; 146,000 in the first two days. It could be because the angular, striking machine costs only US$50,000 for an all-wheel-drive variant that can whip a modern Porsche sports car in a drag race, then go on to haul a load up to 800 kilometres. There’s a hint that the design of the Cybertruck and even its name, are a nod to the seminal ‘cyberpunk’ movie Blade Runner, as it resembles the vehicles designed for that movie by artist Syd Mead. Tesla even revealed the truck on the day that the movie is meant to take place in November 2019. Moreover, there is another new contender; very real, very modern, and looking back instead of forward
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for design and branding. Ford’s Mach-E Mustang has caused a stir, with traditional displacement-focussed V8 purists throwing up their hands at the idea of an electric Mustang crossover SUV. Stripped of the naysayers’ hype, it’s a pretty machine, as rounded and sleek as the Cybertruck is starkly angular. Hints of the current Mustang, the world’s best- p Ford’s Mach-E Mustang takes on vehicles like the Jaguar E-Pace, while Tesla’s new Cybertruck is in a niche of its own selling sports car, after all, are there to see, and the combination Mustang variants, and the back of a possible 450-kilometre range catalogue of prototype pony cars had alongside what Ford is calling ‘thrilling’ some weirder visions of the future and ‘engaging’ driving characteristics than this. mean that the Mach-E ticks a whole lot No doubt there will be big of boxes. supercharged V8s in the lineup for Ecologically friendly, cheap to run, a while yet, but if that Cybertruck v easy on the eye, packed with clever Porsche battle is anything to go by, the storage features and plenty of space; Mach-E might give the petrol-powered the icing on the cake is that it’s Mustangs a run for their money. a Mustang. Pre-orders are once again very strong, Let’s be honest; it’s cooler already with one popular variant of the Mach-E than many of the previous century’s already sold out. ¢
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CALF, PIG, horse & chook meal. 14% protein, 13% ME. Available in any quantities. Dunsandel area. Please call 027 392 7543.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS If you want to have a drink that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Phone 0800 229 6757.
MOBILE SHEEP Shearing specialises in Lifestyle Blocks. Drenching, Hoof Trimming, Tailing etc. Friendly and Professional. For a free quote phone Shaun Adams 021 204 1274.
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Trades & Services
CARRS CHIMNEY Cleaning, servicing the Selwyn district, $60 a chimney. Phone Rodney on 03 324 2999 and leave a message. ROOFING REPAIRS & property maintenance. Leak repairs (incl Butynol) & two storey work. Moss control, Silicone seal & Roof painting. Spouting clean & repairs, Spouting mesh/leaf guard installations, pest controls. LOCAL AREA CLIENT DISCOUNTS. Call Arthur’s 03 347 2635. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or check out Arthurs at www. arthursroofandproperty.co.nz.
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CHURCH NOTICES Anglican Church @ Rolleston — 40 Brookside Road (Church of the Resurrection) 9.30am Sunday services with morning tea to follow. Combined service 10am at St Stephens Anglican church Lincoln on fifth Sunday of month. Contact: Reverend Sampson Knight; Phone 021 334 168 Email: email@example.com. Catholic Mass at St Patrick’s Catholic Church — 31 Gerald Street, Lincoln. Saturday Vigil: 5.30pm, Sunday Mass: 8.30am, Weekday Mass: Tuesday to Friday 9am. Fr Job, Parish Priest Phone 325 2770, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Cornerstone — Rolleston. Meeting Sundays @ 10am, Rolleston Community Centre. Contact: Ps Andre Powell 027 871 1424, email@example.com or www.cornerstonerolleston.org. Darfield Baptist Church — Services and Sunday School, Darfield 15 Greendale Road, 10.30am every Sunday, Glenroy Hall 9am 2nd & 4th Sundays. Ph 03 318 7360, Youth Pastor Hannah Cossey. Darfield Catholic Church — Sunday Masses 8.30am For Weekly Masses, and the Liturgy Timetable refer to the church newsletter. Parish Priest: Fr Paulo Filoiai’i 03 342 9763. firstname.lastname@example.org. Hornby Presbytery. Darfield Life Church — 17 North Terrace, 6.30pm Sunday Service; Pastors Wayne and Nicky Watson 03 318 7979 or 027 281 8340; Origin Youth 7.30pm Friday. Youth Leader James Sutherland 021 029 5223. Glentunnel Chapel — Victoria Street, Glentunnel. Sundays 10.30 am, Worship and Communion. Ph 03 318 8948. Hope Presbyterian Rolleston — Service 10am, Rolleston School Hall, Kidman St. Pastor: Steve Talbot, 03 347 4007. Youth Leader: Courtney Forrest, 03 347 4007, www.hopechurch.net.nz. Hope Presbyterian West Melton — 9.30am weekly, West Melton (1136 West Coast Road). 11am first Sunday of the month, Halkett. Pastor: Murray Talbot 022 344 1039. Youth Leader: Mitch Shaw Ph 03 974 9120 or ext 1 021 411 800. www.hopechurch.net.nz. Lev Shel Torah Congregation Shabbat (Saturday) — 1.30pm Irwell Hall ,Corner Leeston & Selwyn Lake Road; Contact: Sue Boyd 03 324 2612. Life Church Selwyn — 10am every Sunday at Lincoln High School Hall (entrance from North Belt). www.lifechurch.nz or email email@example.com. Lincoln Baptist Church — Everyone welcome! Sundays, 10am, 530 Birchs Road Lincoln. www.lincolnbaptist.org.nz / 03 325 3396 / firstname.lastname@example.org. Lincoln Union Church — We would love to greet you at 10am Sundays. James St, Lincoln, opposite Lincoln Primary School, 03 325 2257. Malvern Anglican Parish — 8 December, 8am St Matthew’s Courtenay 9.30am Trinity Darfield 7pm Memorial Service at St Ambrose Sheffield The Ven Susan Baldwin. Facebook: Malvern Anglican Parish. Rolleston Baptist Church — 9.30am, Children’s Sunday School & Bible Class; 10.30am, Main Service. We meet at Rolleston Christian School, 571 Springston Rolleston Rd, Rolleston. Contact: Pastor Joe Fleener; www.rollestonbaptist.org.nz; 03 260 1406; email@example.com. St Paul’s Anglican — Parish service at St Paul’s 9am.
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NEW FOR CHRISTMAS! HUSQVARNA SPRAYERS
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Perfect for smaller jobs or spot treatment applications. Genuine Viton® seals, weighted dip tube, integrated pressure relief valve and includes multiple nozzles.
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