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Year of the competitions

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Greenpark takes title p Greenpark players celebrate their success in the final of Selwyn Premier grade netball competition. Greenpark came from behind to beat favourites Broadfield 45–44 in the final played at the Lincoln Event Centre on Saturday afternoon. For more on the final and all the results from the Selwyn Netball Centre’s finals day go to Page 6.

University won’t lose its autonomy u by Kent Caddick

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Lincoln University says it will retain its autonomy despite entering into a partnership with the University of Canterbury. The two universities recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore partnership and merger options. The move came under fire from Selwyn MP, Amy Adams, who claimed the government was forcing a fire sale

of Lincoln University — which could lead to the Selwyn-based tertiary institute losing its autonomy. However, Lincoln University vicechancellor, Professor James McWha, said the MOU was the logical vehicle to ensure New Zealand’s land-based sector

remained internationally competitive. Professor McWha said the university was entering into an exciting new stage in its 140-year history.

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Rolleston school achieves bronze status u by Kent Caddick

Rolleston Christian School has been awarded bronze status by Enviroschools — which aims to promote environmental sustainability among the country’s schools.

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p Selwyn Mayor Sam Broughton addresses Rolleston Christian School students during the presentation of the school’s Enviroschools bronze award

Selwyn Mayor Sam Broughton and Canterbury EnviroSchools facilitator Andrea Taylor, recently visited the school to present the pupils with their bronze award. Teacher, Mandy Cleave, said since the day Rolleston Christian School opened in 2015, they have been an EnviroSchool. “We have perhaps been a little quiet about it to our wider community, however within our school — our environmental focus has played a huge part in developing our students’ learning and character. As an EnviroSchool, we are charged with fostering a generation of children who think and act sustainably. “Underpinning this are their principles of empowering students, understanding and honouring the Maori perspective, learning for sustainability, embracing diverse cultures and the uniqueness of individuals, and becoming part of a sustainable community. “Achieving recognition that we are now at the bronze stage of our EnviroSchools journey shows we have our foundation in place.

“As we now move on towards silver and then greengold, you will see the students at RCS taking more responsibility to maintain our sustainable practices, making decisions about action to take, and developing wider links with our whanau and community.” She said in an environmental context; it may look like an article in a newspaper to heighten awareness about an issue, or participating in riparian planting to be part of keeping Selwyn rivers clean, being part of a rubbish clean up on a river, or raising money to give to a trust or mission organisation. “All these actions are born from rich learning, creative thinking and an outward focus. “They are the children’s own ideas to help solve a problem they have identified and engaged with. “They then organise, plan and participate in the action. This is empowerment, children having a choice and taking the lead with action, and is one of the EnviroSchools guiding principles.” ¢

Killer guitar  Isla from the West Melton School band, Chicken Playground, received the Killer Guitarist award at the Rockshop Bandquest competition held at St Margaret’s College recently. The band, whose other members were Jasmine, Daisy, Molly, Elli, Devon and Josh, was taking part in the Canterbury regional section of the nationwide competition, which is aimed at fostering the next generation of Kiwi musical talent. West Melton School’s promotions officer, Rita Spadoni, said a huge thank you must go to music teacher Dave Morris who put in a lot of energy and time into the band. “Thank you also to the parents who helped getting our band to where they are now.”


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University won’t lose its autonomy

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u by Mike Isle

Tuesday last week became even more special for the students of Waitaha School and Te Rito Harakeke Satellite at Rolleston College.

p A group of Waitaha students shows off their new shoes. Anthony Jones and Shaun Farrell are pictured in the background p Lincoln University vice-chancellor Professor James McWha (inset) says the university will retain its autonomy despite entering into a partnership with the University of Canterbury

“Our Lincoln Campus already has a strong international and national reputation as a centre of excellence in the land-based sciences, in partnership with Crown Research Institutes, industry and tertiary institutes from here and overseas. But we need to accelerate and enhance our work on behalf of the land-based sectors, which span agri-food and fibre, natural resources, conservation and tourism. We also need to encourage more young people to study and work in these areas, and we’ve been talking to government about how we might achieve our shared goals in a shorter time frame.” He said in order to more quickly realise these ambitions for the sector and to implement the recommendations of the Transformation Board; they need additional investment and more resources. “This is why we’re talking with the University of Canterbury about ways we can work together to the benefit of both universities.” Professor McWha said a simple merger would not achieve what is required. “We’re delighted that the minister has explicitly stated that the Lincoln name, identity and culture is a bottom line and that our campus will continue to be New Zealand’s headquarters for teaching and research in the land-based sectors. The benefits to the district

of Selwyn will be manifest: a rapidly increasing student and teaching roll will spur economic development; the continuing development of national and international partnerships will attract further international recognition and inward investment, benefitting the community. We’re excited about the future and agree with local MP Amy Adams that an autonomous Lincoln University is critical for the accelerated development of world-class teaching and research, based at our Lincoln campus.” ¢

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It was the day that each student at the special education school was presented with a pair of sports shoes from the Shoe Clinic in Riccarton. The school’s deputy principal, Liz McNaughton, said her students were extremely excited about receiving their shoes. “It was just amazing. A wonderful donation by the Shoe Clinic and the staff and students are just so grateful to them.” Shoe Clinic manager, Shaun Farrell,

said the gift of the shoes was a great way to give something back to the community. He and Shoe Clinic staff member, Anthony Jones, made the presentation in person and spent time with each student individually, measuring and ensuring the shoes were a perfect fit. In total, the Shoe Clinic gave away 45 pairs of shoes. The occasion was organised by Graeme Bain from Special Olympics New Zealand. ¢


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Selwyn’s ties with the NZDF High fuel prices worrying many in Selwyn u by Sam Broughton, Selwyn Mayor

Our community has a close relationship with the New Zealand Defence Force, and it is great to have Burnham Camp in Selwyn.

u by Amy Adams, Selwyn MP

Fuel prices are sitting at record levels across the country, and I know many people here in Selwyn are starting to think more carefully about how and when they use their cars. At the time of writing this column, the average price of fuel in New Zealand was $2.39 a litre. According to MBIE data, every litre of fuel sold in New Zealand includes $1.27 of tax (made up of emissions trading costs, petrol taxes and GST) — 52% of the pump price. In Australia, excise taxes are closer to 40 cents a litre, and fuel prices are significantly lower. Despite the regional fuel tax in Auckland of 11.5 cents a litre, most South Islanders are still paying more than Aucklanders to fill up their vehicles. This state of affairs has shown clearly, that regional fuel taxes do not work and it is alarming that the government has left the door open for other regions, such as our own, to roll out their own regional fuel tax in the future. That is why the National Party is taking the initiative and has

lodged a bill in parliament aiming to repeal regional fuel taxes within three months. Aside from this, prices are still set to rise further — because the government is proposing three additional rounds of national fuel tax increases totalling an extra 12 cents a litre of fuel. All of these additional fuel taxes imposed by the government put pressure on the budgets of ordinary Kiwis. With forecasts showing a further weakening in the New Zealand dollar, it is likely that pump prices will rise even further. Some commentators have predicted that our dollar could drop to 60 US cents from around 67 cents currently, which would add about 9 cents a litre to the cost of fuel here.

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Over the past couple of years, our council has worked hard on strengthening the relationship. It has been a privilege to be the patron of their LSV course and to visit the camp, midwife and school on numerous other occasions. Over the last week, I have been fortunate to visit with Defence Force personnel who are now serving in Korea. Our New Zealand crew of about a dozen p Selwyn mayor, Sam Broughton, with defence personnel from New Zealand, Switzerland and Sweden on his visit to are ver y involved in South Korea maintaining, educating, and communicating about and across the Korea with my own eyes and ears helped dismiss some of the fantasy that I had Demilitarised Zone. The situation is very complicated in built up or had been led to believe. that there is an agreed armistice that Only four kilometres sits between has lasted decades but with no formal the two countries and yet they seem worlds apart. peace deal yet. Most of the people who are serving The United Nations are involved but are away from their families for extended not as traditional peacekeepers, many nations are working together towards periods of time, which is often expected peace, and the Swiss and Swedish are in the forces, but being away from my overseeing the people who administer family at the time brought home how the protocols around the Demilitarised hard that can be. So to those who know what it’s Zone. Seeing and hearing about North like to be at home without your loved one, thank you for letting them serve 1D Cardale St, Darfield Phone: 03 318 8836 our country. darfieldpreschool@xtra.co.nz I felt proud to be a Kiwi as I saw the work we are involved in to support peace ï Passionate, dedicated staff ï Excellent child:teacher ratio in a dangerous place. ¢

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Organisers of the Hororata Highland Games are helping to prepare experienced and new competitors for this year’s event.

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Bellyful Selwyn has just celebrated its third birthday and is reporting the demand on its services has reached record numbers. Bellyful cooks and delivers meals to families with newborn babies and families with young children who are struggling with illness, or where there is little or no family or social support. Bellyful Selwyn is one of 20 branches of Bellyful around the country, and Bellyful volunteers fundraise locally to cover the cost of the meal ingredients and packaging. Bellyful Selwyn branch coordinator, Jeraldine Teng, said it seems like it was only a flash ago when they updated the Selwyn community on p Karen and her daughter Hannah are two of the their second birthday celebrations. volunteer’s helping Bellyful’s Selwyn branch “Another eventful year has passed, cook and deliver meals to families in need. and it has been a whirlwind with record referrals,” she said. sanity saver,” Ms Teng said. “All our volunteers have been kept Bellyful Selwyn not only services very busy cooking, delivering meals and Selwyn but also parts of Christchurch fundraising. We will like to acknowledge including Hornby, Hei Hei, Wigram, all the hard work our volunteers have put Halswell and Tai Tapu. in during this past year.” “The 27 volunteers within the In 2017, 520 Bellyful volunteers Selwyn branch are locals, wanting to cooked and delivered 19,407 meals to help their own community.” 3,442 families in communities across Ms Teng said if people want to help New Zealand. out or make donations they can contact “Having a few meals delivered them through their website bellyful.org. by a friendly face can be a real nz. ¢

p Fergus Daly from Windwhistle competing in the Junior Warriors Farmers Walk at last year’s Hororata Highland Games Photo by Murray Irwin

Entries for the eighth annual Hororata Highland Games, which will be held on November 10, opened this week and on Saturday a Highland Games Heavy Events training day will be held at the Hororata Domain from 10am to 3pm. Event Manager, Cindy Driscoll, said the training is open to anyone over the age of 18, while there will also be a session for Junior and Teen Warrior competitors, between the ages of eight and 17, from 3pm to 4.30pm. “This gives experienced competitors, as well as those wanting to see if they are ready to step up to the competitive

arena, the chance to train with New Zealand’s most awarded heavy event athlete, Pat Hellier.” She said the games had become a bucket list event for many competitors from New Zealand and around the world. New for 2018 will be a Drum Major Mace Flourishing competitive demonstration with two of New Zealand’s top competitors travelling from the North Island for the event. Pre-registration for the training day is required, and details and entry forms into the games can be found on the website hororatahighlandgames.org. nz. ¢

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Selwyn netball champions decided u by Kent Caddick

Greenpark has upset favourites Broadfield to take out the 2018 Selwyn Premier title in a thrilling match at the Lincoln Event Centre on Saturday. Broadfield went into the match as the form team after finishing ahead of the pack at the end of the round robin section of the competition and disposing of defending champions Lincoln in the semi-finals. That form looked to be continuing in the first quarter of the final against Greenpark as it cruised to an 11–9 lead with some fluent play throughout the court. After a stuttering start, Greenpark upped its game in the second quarter to draw level at the half-time break 22–22. The third quarter belonged to Greenpark as Broadfield’s cohesion fell away with Greenpark goal shoot, Casey Ashton, dominating the shooting circle despite some aggressive defence. By the end of the quarter, Greenpark had established a four-goal lead, 36–32. Early in the fourth quarter — Greenpark extended its lead to seven points before a desperate Broadfield roared back into life on the back of a superb display by goal attack Laura Lowe. They closed the gap and with seconds on the clock had drawn level at 44–44. However, the last say went to Ashton and the Greenpark team as she calmly slotted a last-second goal top secure the match and the title, 45–44.

p West Melton celebrates after taking out the Premier two grade final with a win over Southbridge

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A Canterbury woman has become the first female chief executive of New Zealand Young Farmers. The appointment follows the recent announcement Dunsandel Young Farmers Club member Ash-Leigh Campbell had become the first woman to chair the New Zealand Young Farmers Board in 12 years. Now Lynda Coppersmith from Christchurch has been named as the first female to take on the role of chief executive at NZYF. She is currently a senior account manager with accounting software company MYOB — a role she has held for the last six years. Prior to that she worked for DairyNZ, was a business development manager for the Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) and an area manager for Fonterra in Timaru. “I’m really excited that I’m going to be working in the primary industries again,” Ms Coppersmith said. “The more CEOs we have who are women the better. Diversity is extremely important, and if the primary industries are to meet growth targets, it needs to do everything it can to connect with young women. “I’m hoping my appointment and having Ash-Leigh chairing our board will send a positive signal to women about our sector,” she said. NZ Young Farmers Board chair, AshLeigh Campbell, said Lynda has great relationship building skills, excellent business acumen and experience dealing with grass roots farmer issues. “That will stand her in good stead working with our membership

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No forest harvest should ever commence without developing a harvest plan first. The harvest plan is not just a map; if done well it should be a critical part of the contract with the company, consultant and logger that sets out the expectations in terms of when and how the harvest will be carried out. Managing safety, for example, how the logger avoids or mitigates known hazards, should be in the plan. The harvest planning process is complex and has many aspects. It involves several interrelated processes carried out over a large and sometimes highly variable area, often taking several weeks or months to complete. Money and time spent on effectively planning a harvesting operation are nearly always recovered during the harvesting operation. Developing a harvest plan begins with understanding the forest being harvested, the intended market for the material and the available resources required to get the material from the forest to the market.

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DAFFODIL SHOW Darfield Recreation Centre Saturday 29th 1-5pm and Sunday 30th September 10am to 4pm. Adults $5, children free. For more information phone 03 342 6236.

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CHURCH NOTICES — Sunday 9th September Lincoln Baptist Church — Everyone welcome! Sundays, 10am, 530 Birchs Road Lincoln. www.lincolnbaptist.org.nz / 03 325 3396 / office@lincolnbaptist.org.nz. Malvern Anglican Parish — 8.00 am St Matthew’s Courtenay; 9.30 am Trinity Darfield; Contact Archdeacon Susan Baldwin; 03 317 9079. http://malvernanglican.wordpress.com Facebook: Malvern Anglican Parish. Life Church Selwyn — 10.00am every Sunday at Lincoln High School Hall (entrance from North Belt). www.lifechurch.nz  or email selwyn@lifechurch.nz Parish of Hororata — 9.30am St Johns at Hororata; 11.00am St Andrews at Glentunnel; www.hororataparish.co.nz Rev Jenni Carter 03 318 0858. Kirwee Community Church — 10am Kirwee Sports Pavilion, High Street, Kirwee, Morning Tea to follow, Pastor: Brian Booth 03 318 1309. 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. hornbyparish@xtra.co.nz. Hornby Presbytery. 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. Glentunnel Chapel— Victoria Street, Glentunnel. Sundays 10.30 am, Worship and Communion. Ph 03 318 8948. Hope Presbyterian Rolleston — Service 10.00am, Rolleston School Hall, Kidman St. Pastor: Steve Talbot, 03 347 4007. Youth Leader: Courtney Forrest, 03 347 4007, www.hopechurch.net.nz. Malvern Co-operating Parish — 10.00am St James’ at St Ambrose, Sheffield followed by Congregational Meeting. 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 Pastor — Paul Cossey; Youth Pastor Hannah Cossey. 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. Cornerstone — Rolleston. Meeting Sundays @ 10am, Rolleston Community Centre. Contact: Ps Andre Powell 027 871 1424, admin@cornerstonerolleston.org or www.cornerstonerolleston.org. 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; admin@rollestonbaptist.org.nz. Lev Shel Torah Congregation Shabbat (Saturday) 1:30pm Irwell Hall ,Corner Leeston & Selwyn Lake Road Contact: Sue Boyd 03 3242612. St Paul’s Anglican — Parish service at St Paul’s 9.30am. Verse of the week: If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above where Christ sitteth. — Col 3 v1.

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