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Firefighter’s helmet coughs up cash „„ By Georgia O’Connor-Harding LOOSE CHANGE from generous patrons stopping by at a hotel in Lincoln has raised more than $2000 for the town’s fire brigade. The Lincoln Volunteer Fire Brigade broke open a helmet of cash on Sunday, after it had

been sitting at the bar of The Famous Grouse Hotel for about 18 months. The $2040 will go towards equipment needed by the brigade. Station officer Steve McLennan said he would like to thank the patrons at the hotel for their generosity.

Mr McLennan said while the brigade gets funding from Fire and Emergency New Zealand there is always something extra needed in the community. The brigade has another helmet at the Tai Tapu Hotel and is hoping to set up others at The Laboratory and Springston Hotel.

The Famous Grouse Hotel manager Will Stock said it is good how much has been contributed and will have the helmet ready to collect further donations. “The guys do a good job so it is good to be able to give back,” he said.

„„ By Georgia O’Connor-Harding PREBBLETON IS about to lose its community swimming pool. The pool, at Prebbleton School, is to be demolished to make way for four modern classrooms. A date has not been set for the pool’s demolition. The redevelopment will cater for the school’s rapidly growing roll, which is expected to reach 600 by 2019. The Ministry of Education is working with the school on a masterplan for its redevelopment. The new teaching spaces are scheduled to be complete in 2019 and will cost about $2 million. The unheated pool, which only operates in the summer, is owned by the MoE. The pool has not been used by the school since 2005 because it was deemed too small for the growing roll and unsuitable for taking a classroom for swimming lessons. At the time, a public meeting was called by Deputy Mayor Malcolm Lyall to create a pool committee which set about painting, tidying and operating it. Mr Lyall said the committee and the district council managed to lease the pool off the MoE for another 12 years. •Turn to page 5

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FROM THE REPORTER’S DESK THIS WEEK the Selwyn Times has something for everyone. Whether you followed the election closely or not, you have to congratulate Amy Adams for holding down the Selwyn fort and keeping her seat quite convincingly with a margin of more than 17,000 votes. See what Ms Adams has to say about her win on page 8 – we’ll be keeping an eye on what she has in store for Selwyn over the next three years. But if sport is more your thing, there are some great photo spreads on pages 14 to 17. Or if you’re into theatre and arts, have a read of the Our People on pages 4 and 5. We spoke to Carla Weber from Rolleston who says she lives and breathes musical theatre. – Georgia O’Connor-Harding

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7 OCTOBER Ratepayers’ association fired up over cost of Weedons pavilion „„ By Georgia O’Connor-Harding THE DEBATE over how the new community pavilion at Weedons Reserve is funded has fired up again. The Weedons Residents’ Association committee is concerned ratepayers are bearing the brunt of the cost of a facility they may not get any use out of. A budget of about $800,000 is estimated for the new pavilion, with discussions ongoing for the last eight years. Weedons ratepayers are currently paying $14 per year towards the new pavilion and $80 towards the recreation reserve fee.  Committee secretary Gary Doyle said ratepayers were initially paying $54 per year until he argued against it and the amount was reduced to $14. In the past it has been an issue, with Mr Doyle previously making a deputation to the district council alleging the Weedons Reserve Committee, which is behind the plan, is dominated by sports players. But at the time, the reserve committee’s chairman Peter Holmes said the reserve was well-represented by the

FIRED UP: Gary Doyle says ratepayers are bearing the brunt of the cost of a new community pavilion at Weedons Reserve. PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER

community. Mr Doyle told Selwyn Times last week it wants to build a cricket club building rather than a community facility. But Mr Holmes said this was not the case and the whole idea is for it to be a community building. The district council’s major projects property manager John Reid said discussions over contributions made by the user groups of the domain are

ongoing. He said while designs are not complete, the building will include a lounge, a small kitchen, two dressing rooms and some public toilet facilities. The issue has flared up again after information under the Local Government Official Information Act revealed the Weedons Tennis Club had made no contribution towards the cost of shifting as part of the reserve’s development. The tennis courts have been

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moved and realigned to allow for a larger cricket oval for the Weedons Cricket Club as part of the community pavilion redevelopment. Information from the district council’s corporate services manager Greg Bell said the tennis court upgrade cost $162,601 plus GST and 65 per cent of this is estimated to have come from ratepayers.  Mr Holmes said the tennis club has put at least $2000 towards the courts upgrade. Tennis Club secretary Julie Cockburn said there is a high chance the tennis club will have to put funding into the overall upgrade because of a shortfall. Sponsorship has also been made by various companies. “I am not too sure why residents would be upset about trying to upgrade a facility right next to them . . . it gives Weedons an identity rather than being part of Rolleston,” she said.  •HAVE YOUR SAY: Are you concerned about the funding of the new community pavilion at Weedons Reserve? Email your views to georgia. oconnor@starmedia.kiwi 

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Carla Weber of Rolleston lives and breathes musical theatre. She directed the Halswell Drama Group’s successful production of The Wedding Singer, which finished on Saturday. She spoke to Georgia O’Connor-Harding Was The Wedding Singer the first show you directed? No, I directed Nunsense for the drama group as well. Last year was the first time doing it by myself as the only director. Two or three years prior to that it was a joint effort with one or two other members of the group. We decided last year to try something different and I put my hand up and said I will direct and here I am. Have you been involved in the Halswell Drama Group for a long time? My first year was back in 2007 when I was new to the group and I got a lead role for Last Gasp at the Parched Throat Saloon and I was the head cancan dancer Miss Candy. I did have two or three years off because I was busy with family life. I became president in 2014. It has all kind of started to grow. Were you always interested in the arts? I go way back. My parents were

into shows. I can’t remember my dad being on stage but I remember seeing my mum in the orchestra pit way down in Gore. I think I went to my first show when I was about five or six and I knew sitting there, watching it and going “that is so cool,” I had to do something like that. I have always loved doing plays and my first big real show was Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat back when I was a teenager. I was with the then Gore Operatic Society. They have been going since about 1967 if not before. Did you grow up in Gore? I did grow up in Gore. I lived on a farm. I never went to a high school in Gore. I went to Menzies College down in Wyndham. It was a rural high school for year 7 to 13. My father always used to say I was a towney born in the countryside by mistake. I enjoyed being around people more than the animals and the farm, so I tended to be

SHIVER ME TIMBERS: Carla Weber as Obadiah Smythe in the Halswell Drama Group’s production of The Alternative Treasure Island.

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GIFTED: Carla Weber has a passion for playing various instruments including the flute. PHOTO: GILBERT WEALLEANS

Rolleston School the numbers literally almost doubled in a couple of years. With the township growing are there any new facilities you would like to see put in place? Obviously a performing arts centre. That would be really good. Then we can get touring people to come in. We have got opportunities local groups might use in some form or

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musician Would The Wedding Singer be one of your favorite shows you have been involved in? That is a really tricky question. There are so many shows, there is so much you don’t know about a show and it is not until you get into it you learn to love it. At the moment this is my favourite but next year depending on what we might do, that might be my favourite. You put so much effort into it and then you get it to the stage and go wow all that work was worth it. It is is a good feeling knowing audiences are enjoying it. Did you ever work in another industry or have you always been involved in the arts? I worked in retail. I started working in a music shop and I sold musical instruments, records, tapes and CDs – way back in the day. I did a bit of a stint in furniture and a stint in a hardware store but once I moved to Rolleston in 2004, I did a bit of music teaching as well. What do you think of the Rolleston community? It is so different compared to when I first got here. When I first arrived there was only one primary school, one supermarket and literally within the first two years of my girls going to

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another. I think within in the last couple of years, with Selwyn arts coming to the floor more, I think it would be well received. There are so many people out in Rolleston now. Sometimes people don’t want to travel 3040min to do something, they want it on their doorstep. Tell me about your children? I remarried four or five years ago. I have got my two girls from the previous marriage and from the next marriage I have one son. One of my daughters – Nikita – is very much into theatre she is in The Wedding Singer and has been in the Halswell Drama Group for the last four to five shows. She plays a lot of instruments. She loves it so much and my husband Darren has been the musical director for the past few shows for the Kirwee Players and was in he band for The Wedding Singer. My husband is in a cover band called General Admission. He is head of music department at Lincoln High School. My other daughter Brittany loves playing the guitar and she has done many years of dance. More recently in the last few years guitar has become more of a focus for her. I am sure little Sam will grow up doing a bit of music stuff.

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CONCERN: The Prebbleton School pool is earmarked for demolition.

School pool to be demolished •From page 1 “I always thought with the growing roll of the school one day the MoE will come knocking and say we want land to put another building on . . . unfortunately that day has come.” Principal Kim Alexander said the pool wasn’t suitable for swimming lessons because it was deep in the middle and designed like a diving pool. She said the board of trustees supported MoE’s decision to remove it because the space could be maximised. The decision has also been supported by the district council. District council’s community relations manager Denise Kidd said while the district council is in the process of reviewing its aquatic facilities plan, it was not contemplating a replacement pool for Prebbleton. “The plan indicates that the demand from Prebbleton can

be met through the planned expansion of the Selwyn Aquatic Centre,” she said. But Prebbleton resident Stephanie Broomhall said she was concerned the community was not consulted on the closure. She is one of several Prebbleton residents who want the pool to stay open. “My kids get such enjoyment in the summer going down to the pool and having a swim. They get to meet with people in the community . . . that alone, for me, that pool is worth keeping.” But MoE head of education infrastructure services Kim Shannon said it was not required to consult for the demolition of a Ministry-owned asset, just the school. •HAVE YOUR SAY: Are you concerned about Prebbleton School’s pool closing? Email your views to georgia. oconnor@starmedia.kiwi

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Call for slower speed in Kirwee „„ By Georgia O’Connor-Harding KIRWEE’S CHIEF fire officer wants urgent action taken on an intersection he says is a death trap. Stuart Jones is calling for the speed limit on State Highway 73 within the Kirwee township to be lowered from 70km/h to 50km/h to improve safety at the Courtenay Rd intersection. “I have been there 40 years and there have been numerous accidents. Nobody has been killed there but they are about to be,” Mr Jones said. It comes after a boom in traffic over the past six years, with the average number of vehicles travelling through Kirwee increasing by about 1700 per day. New Zealand Transport Agency data shows the average daily traffic count on State Highway 73 south of Kirwee had grown from 3909 in 2011 to 5626 in 2016. But changes to the speed limits are unlikely. NZTA senior traffic and safety engineer David Scarlet said the numbers recorded indicated few crashes at the intersection and consequently little need for intervention. In the past six years NZTA

DANGEROUS: Kirwee’s chief fire officer is calling for the speed limit to be lowered on State Highway 73 within the township.

recorded six minor and non-injury crashes at the intersection. But Mr Jones said there had been about four accidents in the past 12 months. One concern he had was vehicles travelling into the township not slowing down until they passed the 70km/h speed signs located on the outskirts of Kirwee. “We have got cars coming in easily doing 100km/h at that intersection,” he said. But Darfield Police senior constable David Pitkethley said people are not stopping at stop signs which is the main issue.

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“We get that at just about any principal Bob Norrish said intersection really, people don’t while there isn’t much congesstop,” he said. tion around the school But Mr Pitkethley located on School Lane, said to have the speed some of his staff had limits lowered would mentioned it is difficult be a bonus as there to drive out onto State wouldn’t be as many isHighway 73. sues at the intersection. “I think consideration Mr Jones said the of 50km/h through there whole area is congested Bob Norrish would be worthwhile,” in peak times. he said. “School times we have got buses stopping there, the whole •HAVE YOUR SAY: Do you nine yards. People are trying to think the speed limits need pull out and there are kids for to be lowered in Kirwee? Africa,” he said. Email your views to georgia. Kirwee Model School acting oconnor@starmedia.kiwi

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MORE THAN 1000 people have attended a attended a seminar series held to address waterrelated issues in the district. The series was established to reduce tensions between Environment Canterbury and residents over how water issues in the Selwyn-Waihora catchment are managed. The Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee reported last week that its concluded seminar series at Lincoln University had attracted at least 1000 people and that it would be examining feedback received to inform future water-related strategies and programmes. The series addressed issues including the state of water quality and quantity, and the impact of land-use intensification in the district. Between 70 and 130 people attended each session (the seminar ran twice each day), with some travelling from as far afield as Ashburton. Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee Chair Allen Lim said he felt very positive about the experience and looked forward to considering all the feedback received.

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Adams thrilled with easy win „„ By Georgia O’Connor-Harding and Bridget Rutherford AMY ADAMS reaffirmed her dominance in Saturday’s general election, securing the Selwyn seat for the fourth straight term. The West Melton resident, who is no 7 on National’s list, won the seat with a 17,625 majority over Labour’s Tony Condon. She secured 66 per cent of the electorate’s candidate votes. “I am thrilled, effectively it is about two-thirds of all votes cast. Tony Condon It is an incredible privilege to get that level of support. It is a real message that the community is pleased with the way I represented them,” she said. Ms Adams secured 25,320 votes, while Mr Condon received 7695. She had the second largest majority in the country, after National’s Mark Mitchell who won the Rodney electorate with 17,678. “I don’t worry myself too much about it. What is important to me is my community has

WINNER: MP for Selwyn Amy Adams’ successful campaign has secured the seat for the fourth term straight.

given me a strong mandate to continue as their representative and that is something I take very seriously.” Ms Adams has held the traditionally blue seat since 2008. Her majority decreased from 20,561 in the 2014 election. But she said that was not a reflection on her campaign. “My votes have actually stayed very consistent . . . it is more of a sign of Labour running a better campaign than what they did last time,” Ms Adams said. National secured 60 per cent of the party vote in Selwyn, compared with 63 per cent in

2014. Labour increased its party vote to 25.5 per cent this year, from 12.9 per cent in 2014. Mr Condon said he was pleased he was able to boost Labour’s party vote in the electorate. He said because Selwyn had always been a blue electorate, it wasn’t a seat many people wanted to put their hands up for, but he was happy with his campaign. “I thought we did really well.” Mr Condon said he would run again in the 2020 general election and will look to start campaigning again in about two months.

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‘Fly Me to The Moon’ original oil painting by Clare Reilly from the exhibition ‘Dance of Life’ at Little River Gallery.

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Your Local Views A few roast potatoes and some good gravy. Problem solved. Probably even get some sandwiches out of them.

We said: People who travel on Halswell Junction Rd say their morning commute has been halved since the new traffic signals were installed

Kathryn Macgregor – Maybe she shouldn’t moan and if she’s a chook-lover welcome them and think they’re in a better place now. I’ve rescued the odd pet – they cost me an arm and leg but they’re happier here.

You said: Genny Cameron – Really? Didn’t halve my time on Tuesday, it was backed up to Marshs Rd as per normal. First couple of days were great.

Lyndsey Anselmi – Why would someone want six extra crowing roosters? Why shouldn’t she be annoyed? I am an animal lover too but don’t expect others to dump their animals on me because they’re too lazy to get rid of them properly.

Deb Flanagan – So can we now have lights for Kirk Rd to enable access in the morning to the main highway? Inundated with a steady neverending flow of traffic flooding in from Rolleston. Another three years until new motorway extension happens and two deaths already this year. Jenny Sutherland – Except when the lights cause a backlog into the roundabout coming off the motorway. Can’t win some days. We said: Rolleston resident Cheryl Haglund was not impressed when six roosters mysteriously appeared on her front lawn overnight recently

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But wait, I can hear the ranks of the righteous screaming ‘but it’s the demon alcohol and that makes it different’. Yes, alcohol is different, it’s the ‘legal’ drug of choice for the masses. More of the population enjoy consuming it in some form or other responsibly than don’t, and we hear about the don’t often enough. Interestingly, if you look at the statistics on alcohol consumption on average, it has been steadily declining for years. Which brings me to my point. If there isn’t enough room for another alcohol outlet then surely they simply won’t survive in the market place, with their demise hastened by the residents of Lincoln who don’t want it there simply not frequenting that store? But again, that’s not how society seems to work these days, we must be protected from ourselves by people with degrees in something, or just plain busybodies who know what’s best for us. Put sanctions on those who abuse alcohol and leave the rest of us to enjoy life, with a tipple or two if we so choose.

A resident responds to a Selwyn Times article about a bus service between Leeston and Christchurch Sue Walders – Seeing the article on the need for a service to Leeston I wish them luck. I saw a small red bus in Lyttelton last weekend which could be ideal for a smaller number of patrons. That may be all that Leeston needs. I have been writing to the powers that be about our service in Prebbleton. I accept that we only have one route, but since the change at the last review, we are no longer able to get to Church Corner. Many people in Prebbleton

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Native plant art on show PAINTINGS AND drawings of native plants will star in Darfield’s Selwyn Gallery from tomorrow. The exhibition is part of a larger body of work called the Canterbury Plains Florilegium, an illustrated record of indigenous plants. In modern terms the word florilegium means a collection of botanically correct illustrations of plants-in this case from Riccarton Bush and the Canterbury Plains. The national significance of Riccarton Bush makes this exhibition important because it is the sole remnant of Kahikatea flood plain forest in Canterbury. Malvern Community Arts Council chairman Philip Baldwin said part of its interest in this exhibit is botanical art can act as the interface between art and science. “It gives viewers an aesthetic experience and also educates them about the botanical subjects on display,” he said. The art works on exhibit were created by members of the Botanical Art Society of NZ from 2010 to 2013. The exhibition was created to help celebrate the 150th birthday of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.

ARR ME-HEARTIES: All hands were on deck as Kirwee Model School staged its comedy show Pirates of the Curry Bean. The production was staged at the Kirwee Community Hall recently. ​

BEAUTY: A rhododendron painted by Irene Blair will be on display at Darfield’s Selwyn Gallery. ​ The aim of the not-for-profit Botanical Art Society of New Zealand is to “foster and promote botanical art and to stimulate interest in plants, conservation, horticulture, and the natural environment.” The NZ membership ranges from full-time practising artists through to passionate amateurs. Selwyn Gallery will be open daily (except Mondays) from 10am to 4pm for the duration of this show. •For more information go to: www.facebook.com/ selwynartgallerynz

COLOURFUL CHARACTERS: Lucy, Jessica, Chloe, Kaylee, Sophie and Jess dressed as crayons.

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Risk of texting and driving acknowledged NEARLY 75 per cent of Selwyn residents acknowledge the high risk involved in texting while driving – when drivers focus on their phone, they’re not focused on the road. THat’s one of the findings of a recent survey carried out by the district council, which is getting on board with the nationwide Drive Phone Free campaign. The campaign aims to increase driver awareness that talking on the phone, texting or even checking a hand-held mobile phone while driving puts them and other road users at risk. The survey also found more than 50 per cent of people knew when the cellphone law came into legislation.

The same amount knew what the penalty for using a hand-held cellphone while driving was. The district council’s road safety co-ordinator Ngaire Tinning said it’s not just ourselves we have to think about when driving. “We can all do our part in increasing road safety by not using phones in any way when driving, but we should also encourage others to do the same,” she said. In November 2009 a law was introduced making it illegal to use hand-held mobile phones while driving. This includes making, receiving or terminating a phone call, creating, sending or even reading a text or email and creating,

sending or viewing a video message. Hands-free devices are often considered as a solution to minimise the risk of driver distraction. A district council media release said while handsfree devices decrease visual risk (taking drivers off the road), it does not minimise cognitive distraction meaning drivers’ minds are not focused on the road. The district council is asking residents to keep an eye on its Facebook page over the next month for weekly posts and prizes to be won to encourage drivers to drive phone-free. Residents can also pick up their free cellphone screen cleaner from council library and service centres or from rural garages.

Author kept busy with questions WEST MELTON School had a special visit from author Malcolm Clarke. Last Tuesday, pupils got to meet the author and hear him read his new book Tume KeTūī! The illustrated book has a message about friendship between two native New Zealand birds and the environment. Promotions and marketing officer Rita Spadoni said when Mr Clarke finished reading there was question and answer time, which kept him very busy. The next day, the school performed a kapa haka at the site of the new West Melton Community and Recreation Centre as part of its blessing. Justin Tipa of Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu began with a karakia followed by the

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Little mistakes cost Country under-18s „„ By Andrew King THE DEFENSIVE handbook was thrown out the window as Canterbury Country under-18 lost 46-31 to Tasman under-18 in West Melton on Saturday. Country coach Glen Dunseath said little mistakes crept into their game, which let them down. “The simple fact was that both sides didn’t deal with the restart well in the first half. We would knock on, then they would score, then they would knock on and we would score,” he said. With 15min to go in the match,

Country were well in the game, but a couple of tries at the end blew the score out, Dunseath said. “Look, Tasman are a quality side. They have three really high performing teams in the UC Championship and it shows, “ Dunseath said. Country have a bye in the South Island under-18 competition this weekend, but will play the New Zealand Area Schools team on Saturday. “(New Zealand Area Schools) are not to the same level of competition we have faced in the

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Schools converge on district Selwyn Schools performed well at the Koru Games held at venues around Rolleston, Prebbleton and Lincoln last week. The three-day event saw year 7 and 8 pupils form 46 schools across the South Island compete in 11 different sports

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for three-day Koru Games Koru Games results: Badminton: Boys: Westburn, 1; Lincoln 2; Halswell 3. Girls: Lincoln, 1; Westburn 2; Halswell 3. Basketball: Boys: Halswell, 1; Prebbleton, 2; Clearview, 3. Girls: Ashgrove, 1; Middleton, 2; Ladbrooks 3. Football: Boys: St Thomas, 1; Rangiora Borough, 2; Clearview, 3. Girls: Cashmere, 1; Ashgrove, 2; Darfield, 3. Lawn bowls: Boys: Westburn, 1; St Martins, 2; Ladbrooks, 3. Girls: Lincoln, 1; Oxford, 2;

Oxford, 3. Mixed: Lincoln, 1; Lincoln, 2; West Melton, 3. Netball: Queenspark, 1; Darfield, 2; Hillview, 3. Rugby sevens: Boys: Westland, 1; Breen, 2; Darfield, 3. Girls: Waimea, 1; Halswell, 2; Breens, 3. Table Tennis: Boys: Middleton Grange 1, Emmanuel Christian, 2; Middleton Grange 3. Girls: Rangiora Borough, 1; St Martins, 2; Broadfield, 3. Mixed: Prebbleton, 1; Ashgrove, 2; Halswell, 3. Tennis: Boys: Queenspark, 1;

CHAMPS: Lincoln Primary School won the mixed pairs bowls title.

Cashmere, 2; Prebbleton, 3. Girls: St Martins, 1; Springston 2; Cashmere, 3. Mixed: Westburn, 1; Cashmere, 2; Ashgrove, 3. Touch: Boys: St Thomas, 1; Queenspark, 2; Clearview, 3. Girls: Rangi Ruru, 1; St Martins, 2; South Brighton and Lincoln, 3. Mixed: East Otago, 1; St Martins, 2; Rawhiti, 3. Volleyball: Boys: St Anne’s, 1; Oaklands, 2; Ashgrove, 3. Girls: St Anne’s, 1; Halswell, 2; Prebbleton, 3. Bocca: Boys: MIddleton Grange 1, Heaton 2.

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Grants for rugby club and parenting group TWO ORGANISATIONS in Selwyn have received funding from the Rata Foundation. The foundation has granted $10,000 to Southbridge Rugby Football Club and $15,000 to the Selwyn Parenting Network Inc. The funding will go towards the rugby club’s development officer salary and the parenting network’s operating costs. The club’s president Chris McMillan said support from local funders is important to the club’s success. Rugby has had its reputation tarnished recently but the Southbridge club stands as a great example of all that is good about the sport. It has long been known as a multicultural club. Mr McMillan said the club, which has in the past been the target of some nasty and personal attacks from individuals outside of Southbridge, has worked hard on and off the field on how to deal with racial abuse. Canterbury Rugby Football Union investigated Waihora’s Bronson Munro last year after he used a racial slur towards Southbridge’s Peni Manumanuniliwa in a club game. It handed down a 46-week

COME TOGETHER: Southbridge Rugby Football Club has received a grant of $10,000 from the Rata Foundation.

ban for the former South Island Maori representative. Mr McMillan said improvements this season had been noticeable around the club, particularly with the support of the CRFU’s We All Bleed Red campaign – a positive step towards stamping out racial abuse in the game. “We’re really pleased to see how seriously this campaign is being taken and it’s good to know we are not alone,” he said. The intention of the club is to offer and create a better and improved pathway for country players, coaches and volunteers. Mr McMillan said having a rugby development officer has

made a huge difference and the club is planning to have an academy up and running by next year. It will see the development of 11 to 18-year-old players in the Ellesmere area and will run in the pre-season. Meanwhile, the Selwyn Parenting Network is a nonprofit organisation working alongside families in the district to connect them to social and community networks. Selwyn is one of the fastest growing areas in the country, but it’s a relatively fragmented community with small towns situated across a vast geographical area.

COMMUNITY: The Selwyn Parenting Network was granted $15,000 to support the organisation’s operating costs.

Selwyn Parenting Network committee chairwoman Kerryn Stokes said families are a vital part of the district’s communities. The network aims to strengthen families by enabling

them to thrive within the area. “Our aim is provide opportunities to all families at low or no cost. To do this, we rely solely on funding and are very lucky to have great relationships with our funders,” she said.

Join a Selwyn walk! Join one of over 50 free walks in Selwyn, Christchurch and Waimakariri as part of The Breeze Walking Festival (30 September – 15 October). There are walks for all abilities and ages. Three local Selwyn walks are taking place during the festival: · Rakaia Gorge Experience (Tuesday 3 October, 10am–4pm). Enjoy magnificent views along this 11km track and learn about the area from a DoC guide. Suitable for fit individuals, but not for buggies or wheelchairs. · Harts Creek Sneak (Thursday 5 October, 10am–12pm). Bring your binoculars on a 2km easy walk to view local birdlife including swans, pukeko and white heron. Suitable for buggies. · Hogs Back Hike (Thursday 12 October, 10am–2pm). Breath-taking beech forests, traverses, ridgeline clearings and 360° views. The track is 7.8km and suitable for fit individuals, but not buggies or wheelchairs. Bookings are required to join these free walks – to book please phone 347 2791 or email events@selwyn.govt.nz. For details see www.walkingfestival.co.nz or collect a guide from any Selwyn District Council facility.

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almost here!

Drive safe, drive phone free Nearly 75% of Selwyn residents acknowledge the high risk involved in texting while driving – when drivers focus on their phone, they’re not focused on the road. That’s one of the findings of a recent survey carried out by Selwyn District Council, which is getting on board with the nationwide Drive Phone Free campaign. The campaign aims to increase driver awareness that talking on the phone, texting or even checking a hand held mobile phone while driving puts them and other road users at risk. With cellphones now a large part of many people’s lives it can be difficult to ignore them when driving, however it is important to remember to put them away. In November 2009 a law was introduced making it illegal to use hand-held mobile phones while driving. This includes: · making receiving or terminating a phone call

CultureFest Celebrating Selwyn’s diversity

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SELWYN TIMES Notices ALCOHOL NOTICES An application for an off licence renewal has been received from B.R and L.K Little Limited. An application for an on licence renewal and an off license renewal has been received from Mac Enterprises Limited. Objections for all are open until 6 October. For more information please visit www.selwyn.govt. nz/alcoholnotices. MOBILE LIBRARY TIMETABLE Wednesday 27 September Hororata School 11.30am–1pm Greendale School 1.20–1.50pm Thursday 28 September Rolleston First Learners

· creating, sending or even reading a text or email

Meetings

· creating, sending or viewing a video message

Public Forums: Council, Community Board and local committee meetings are open to the public. Time is available at the start of meetings for people to speak on matters of concern. Please notify Bernadette Ryan or your local committee at least three days before the meeting. Township, Hall and Reserve Committees: To list or make changes to meeting details, email meeting.changes@selwyn.govt.nz or phone 347 2800 or 318 8338 by 9am Wednesday the week before publication.

Hands-free devices are often considered as a solution to minimise the risk of driver distraction. While they do decrease the visual risk (taking drivers’ eyes off the road) and manual risk (taking drivers’ hands off the wheel) they don’t minimise cognitive distraction meaning drivers’ minds are not focused on the road. Keep an eye on the Council Facebook page over the next month for weekly posts and prizes to be won to encourage drivers to drive phone free. Pick up your free cell phone screen cleaner from a Council Library and Service Centre or from a rural garage.

COUNCIL & COMMUNITY BOARD

Traditional stage performances

DRIVE

Give your senses an experience to remember!

PHONE

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TASTE and SMELL Food from India, Spain, Germany, England, Nigeria, Malaysia, Morocco, Jordan, Iran, Russia, Ukraine and more. HEAR and SEE Performances from China, Latin-America, Russia, Poland, Iran, India, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, as well as the Takumi Japanese Drumming Group.

Selwyn Social Basketball League

TOUCH Experience games, activities, craft and so much more.

Site of new West Melton facility blessed Karakia and kapa haka could be heard throughout West Melton on Wednesday last week, as the site of the new Community and Recreation Centre was blessed. Construction of the new $5.8M facility is set to begin at the end of the month, and is expected to be completed late next year. West Melton Community and Recreation Centre Committee chair, Bruce Russell, says the blessing was an opportunity for the community to celebrate the hard work that has gone in to making the new facility a reality. “We received a Rata Foundation grant of $250,000 and the community itself raised $120,000 towards the new facility – I’m really proud of the way West Melton residents got behind this project and helped this four-year project come to fruition,” Mr Russell says.

Are you looking for a social way to keep fit, exercise with friends and have fun? Gather your workmates, friends or family members to make a team and register for Lincoln Event Centre’s mixed social basketball competition this summer! Games run on Thursday evenings at the Centre. There’s only space for eight teams so register today to secure your spot! The season starts on Thursday 19 October and runs until mid-December. Games will be played between 6.35pm and 9.35pm. Cost is $350 per team for the whole season, all players must be over the age of 16. For information or to register go to www.waikirikirisport.club

Unless otherwise stated all of these meetings will be held at the Rolleston Council Building. District Plan Review Committee Wed 27 Sep 9am Dunsandel Community Centre Property Committee Mon 2 Oct 1.30pm Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee Tue 3 Oct 2pm Lincoln Event Centre Audit & Risk Subcommittee Wed 4 Oct 3pm SDC Water Race Subcommittee Monday 9 Oct 1.30pm Council Meeting Wed 11 Oct 1pm Citizenship Ceremony Wed 11 Oct 6.30pm LOCAL COMMITTEES & ASSOCIATIONS Broadfield District Community Centre Committee Tue 3 Oct 7.30pm, Broadfield District Community Centre

11–11.30am Faringdon, Shopping Centre 11.40am–12.10pm ABC Rolleston 12.45–1.15pm Paradise for Little Angels 1.30–2pm Edukids Faringdon 2.15–2.45pm Monday 2 October Darfield Preschool & Nursery 10.30–11am Sheffield Hall 2–2.30pm Tuesday 3 October Tai Tapu Monkeys and Munchkins 10–10.30am Whippersnappers Lincoln 10.45–11.15am West Melton Learning Centre 1.30–1.50pm West Melton Domain 2–2.30pm

Coalgate/Glentunnel Reserve Management Committee Thurs 12 Oct 8pm Coalgate Fire Station Coalgate Township Committee Tue 26 Sep 7.30pm Coalgate Fire Station Darfield Recreation & Community Centre Committee Mon 2 Oct 7.30pm Darfield Recreation Centre Doyleston Community Committee Wed 3 Oct 7.30pm Osborne Park Pavilion Glentunnel Township Committee Mon 2 Oct 7.30pm Glentunnel Hall Note week later Hororata Citizens Committee Tue 26 Sep 7.30pm, Hororata Hall Hororata Reserve Management Committee Wed 4 Oct 7.30pm, Hororata Hall Kimberley Hall & Reserve Committee Thurs 28 Sep 8pm, Kimberley Hall Kirwee Recreation Reserve Management Committee Mon 9 Oct 7.30pm Kirwee Reserve Sports Pavilion Leeston Community Committee Mon 2 Oct 7.30pm, Leeston Library Community Room Lincoln Community Committee Mon 9 Oct 7pm Lincoln Event Centre Prebbleton Community Cottage Committee Tue 10 Oct 7.30pm Prebbleton Community Cottage Prebbleton Public Hall Society Inc. Mon 9 Oct 7.30pm

DOG MICROCHIPPING Free dog microchipping will take place on Friday 6 October at · Lincoln – 9–9.30am · Leeston – 10.15–10.45am · Darfield – 11.30am–12pm · Rolleston – 12.45–1.15pm Please note: · Clinics last for only 30 minutes · The Rolleston venue is Norman Kirk Drive (off Rolleston Drive), other locations are outside libraries · Microchipping won’t occur if wet. If you have any questions regarding microchipping, please contact Tracey on 347 2800 or 318 8338.

Prebbleton Hall Supper Room Sheffield Recreation Reserve Committee Sat 7 Oct 9am Sheffield Reserve Pavilion Springfield Township Committee Tue 3 Oct 7.30pm, Tawera Hall Tai Tapu Community Association Wed 4 Oct 7.30pm Tai Tapu Library Waihora Park Reserve Committee Tue 3 Oct 7.30pm Waihora Bowling Club Weedons Reserve Committee Mon 9 Oct 7.30pm Weedons Reserve Pavilion Weedons Residents Committee Tue 10 Oct 7.30pm Weedons Domain West Melton Community Centre Committee Tue 26 Sep 7.30pm West Melton Community Centre West Melton Residents Committee Wed 11 Oct 7.30pm West Melton Community Hall Whitecliffs Township & Domain Committee Mon 9 Oct 7.30pm Glentunnel Hall MISCELLANEOUS Monday 2 October 7pm, Lincoln Event Centre Shannon Goldsmith, Development Manager, Ngai Tahu | Ngati Kahungunu Ki Te Wairoa will be talking about the Te Whariki development in Lincoln. All Welcome. This will be followed by the Lincoln Envirotown Meeting.

Stabilised seal repairs are occurring on Goulds Road, Cossars Road, School Road, Days Road, Heaton Drive and Lincoln Tai Tapu Road. Shoulder works and entranceway sweeping will be occurring at various locations throughout the district.

Traffic controls will be operating at all sites. West Melton School kapa haka sing during blessing ceremony.

Council Call CC250917

Rolleston Library Rolleston Drive, Rolleston Ph 347 2880

Darfield Library & Service Centre 1 South Terrace, Darfield Ph 318 8338 or 347 2780

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Annual Spring Fair SATURDAY

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St John’s Church Grounds, Leeston, 9.30am–12pm Fun, food, plants, novelties, books, games, rides and goodies for all! Run by the Anglican Parish of Ellesmere. For an early bird opportunity for bargain hunters get down to St John’s Parish Hall, on Friday 29 September 2.30–4.30pm.

Lawn Maintenance Workshop Lincoln Envirotown Community Gardens, James St, 10–11.15am This workshop is designed to help you achieve the lawn of your dreams, adding value to your property. For information contact Ruth Wood on 325 2193 ruth.wood@xtra.co.nz

Spring PoolFest Selwyn Aquatic Centre, weekdays, 1–3pm Come down these school holidays and join us for PoolFest! You can enjoy inflatable toys, volleyball, paddleboats and big inflatables.

Grow and Discover Holiday Programme Selwyn District Libraries Join us these school holidays for fun activities for children of all ages including Grow your own Garden, LEGO® sessions and craft. For details and to book go to selwynlibraries.co.nz

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Footpath repairs will be occurring on East Belt in Lincoln, the footpath will be closed during these works.

Selwyn District Council Norman Kirk Drive, Rolleston Ph 347 2800 or 318 8338

SATURDAY

Down by the Liffey Gallery, Lincoln, Friday–Sunday 10am–4pm Recent works by Averil Southward, Marjie Eastwick and Heather Jonson, inspired by the weaving of the seasons, texture of our landscapes and the woven plumage of our feathered friends.

Guest Exhibition

Digout repairs will be carried out on Leeston Road, Selwyn Road and Springs Road. Upgrade work including kerb & channel and seal widening is being done by the developer on the east side of Springston Rolleston Road south of Lowes Road.

Selwyn Events

OCTOBER

On the roads this week ON THE ROADS

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

Leeston Library & Service Centre 19 Messines Street, Leeston Ph 347 2871

Sunday 8 October, 11am–3pm Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre For more information and to register visit www.selwyn.govt.nz. Registrations close on Monday 2 October.

Lincoln Library & Service Centre Gerald Street, Lincoln Ph 347 2876

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OCTOBER

Lakeland Art Centre, Leeston, Tuesday–Sunday, 10am–5pm The Lakeland Art Centre’s first guest exhibition since opening three months ago gives insight to the bush in Fiordland as seen through Struan Macdonald’s eyes, also featured is the work of Sara-Jane Ludemann whose subjects are animals and birds.

For information on listing a community event visit www.selwyn.govt.nz/councilcall

(03) 347 2800 Darfield call free 318 8338 www.selwyn.govt.nz SelwynDistrictCouncil

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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 2017

SELWYN TIMES

Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

CultureFest is

almost here!

Drive safe, drive phone free Nearly 75% of Selwyn residents acknowledge the high risk involved in texting while driving – when drivers focus on their phone, they’re not focused on the road. That’s one of the findings of a recent survey carried out by Selwyn District Council, which is getting on board with the nationwide Drive Phone Free campaign. The campaign aims to increase driver awareness that talking on the phone, texting or even checking a hand held mobile phone while driving puts them and other road users at risk. With cellphones now a large part of many people’s lives it can be difficult to ignore them when driving, however it is important to remember to put them away. In November 2009 a law was introduced making it illegal to use hand-held mobile phones while driving. This includes: · making receiving or terminating a phone call

CultureFest Celebrating Selwyn’s diversity

16

Cultural food vendors

SUNDAY

LINCOLN

11AM – 4PM

AND DOMAIN FREE ENTRY

1 OCTOBER

19

Craft and activity stalls

EVENT CENTRE

24

SELWYN TIMES Notices ALCOHOL NOTICES An application for an off licence renewal has been received from B.R and L.K Little Limited. An application for an on licence renewal and an off license renewal has been received from Mac Enterprises Limited. Objections for all are open until 6 October. For more information please visit www.selwyn.govt. nz/alcoholnotices. MOBILE LIBRARY TIMETABLE Wednesday 27 September Hororata School 11.30am–1pm Greendale School 1.20–1.50pm Thursday 28 September Rolleston First Learners

· creating, sending or even reading a text or email

Meetings

· creating, sending or viewing a video message

Public Forums: Council, Community Board and local committee meetings are open to the public. Time is available at the start of meetings for people to speak on matters of concern. Please notify Bernadette Ryan or your local committee at least three days before the meeting. Township, Hall and Reserve Committees: To list or make changes to meeting details, email meeting.changes@selwyn.govt.nz or phone 347 2800 or 318 8338 by 9am Wednesday the week before publication.

Hands-free devices are often considered as a solution to minimise the risk of driver distraction. While they do decrease the visual risk (taking drivers’ eyes off the road) and manual risk (taking drivers’ hands off the wheel) they don’t minimise cognitive distraction meaning drivers’ minds are not focused on the road. Keep an eye on the Council Facebook page over the next month for weekly posts and prizes to be won to encourage drivers to drive phone free. Pick up your free cell phone screen cleaner from a Council Library and Service Centre or from a rural garage.

COUNCIL & COMMUNITY BOARD

Traditional stage performances

DRIVE

Give your senses an experience to remember!

PHONE

FREE

TASTE and SMELL Food from India, Spain, Germany, England, Nigeria, Malaysia, Morocco, Jordan, Iran, Russia, Ukraine and more. HEAR and SEE Performances from China, Latin-America, Russia, Poland, Iran, India, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, as well as the Takumi Japanese Drumming Group.

Selwyn Social Basketball League

TOUCH Experience games, activities, craft and so much more.

Site of new West Melton facility blessed Karakia and kapa haka could be heard throughout West Melton on Wednesday last week, as the site of the new Community and Recreation Centre was blessed. Construction of the new $5.8M facility is set to begin at the end of the month, and is expected to be completed late next year. West Melton Community and Recreation Centre Committee chair, Bruce Russell, says the blessing was an opportunity for the community to celebrate the hard work that has gone in to making the new facility a reality. “We received a Rata Foundation grant of $250,000 and the community itself raised $120,000 towards the new facility – I’m really proud of the way West Melton residents got behind this project and helped this four-year project come to fruition,” Mr Russell says.

Are you looking for a social way to keep fit, exercise with friends and have fun? Gather your workmates, friends or family members to make a team and register for Lincoln Event Centre’s mixed social basketball competition this summer! Games run on Thursday evenings at the Centre. There’s only space for eight teams so register today to secure your spot! The season starts on Thursday 19 October and runs until mid-December. Games will be played between 6.35pm and 9.35pm. Cost is $350 per team for the whole season, all players must be over the age of 16. For information or to register go to www.waikirikirisport.club

Unless otherwise stated all of these meetings will be held at the Rolleston Council Building. District Plan Review Committee Wed 27 Sep 9am Dunsandel Community Centre Property Committee Mon 2 Oct 1.30pm Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee Tue 3 Oct 2pm Lincoln Event Centre Audit & Risk Subcommittee Wed 4 Oct 3pm SDC Water Race Subcommittee Monday 9 Oct 1.30pm Council Meeting Wed 11 Oct 1pm Citizenship Ceremony Wed 11 Oct 6.30pm LOCAL COMMITTEES & ASSOCIATIONS Broadfield District Community Centre Committee Tue 3 Oct 7.30pm, Broadfield District Community Centre

11–11.30am Faringdon, Shopping Centre 11.40am–12.10pm ABC Rolleston 12.45–1.15pm Paradise for Little Angels 1.30–2pm Edukids Faringdon 2.15–2.45pm Monday 2 October Darfield Preschool & Nursery 10.30–11am Sheffield Hall 2–2.30pm Tuesday 3 October Tai Tapu Monkeys and Munchkins 10–10.30am Whippersnappers Lincoln 10.45–11.15am West Melton Learning Centre 1.30–1.50pm West Melton Domain 2–2.30pm

Coalgate/Glentunnel Reserve Management Committee Thurs 12 Oct 8pm Coalgate Fire Station Coalgate Township Committee Tue 26 Sep 7.30pm Coalgate Fire Station Darfield Recreation & Community Centre Committee Mon 2 Oct 7.30pm Darfield Recreation Centre Doyleston Community Committee Wed 3 Oct 7.30pm Osborne Park Pavilion Glentunnel Township Committee Mon 2 Oct 7.30pm Glentunnel Hall Note week later Hororata Citizens Committee Tue 26 Sep 7.30pm, Hororata Hall Hororata Reserve Management Committee Wed 4 Oct 7.30pm, Hororata Hall Kimberley Hall & Reserve Committee Thurs 28 Sep 8pm, Kimberley Hall Kirwee Recreation Reserve Management Committee Mon 9 Oct 7.30pm Kirwee Reserve Sports Pavilion Leeston Community Committee Mon 2 Oct 7.30pm, Leeston Library Community Room Lincoln Community Committee Mon 9 Oct 7pm Lincoln Event Centre Prebbleton Community Cottage Committee Tue 10 Oct 7.30pm Prebbleton Community Cottage Prebbleton Public Hall Society Inc. Mon 9 Oct 7.30pm

DOG MICROCHIPPING Free dog microchipping will take place on Friday 6 October at · Lincoln – 9–9.30am · Leeston – 10.15–10.45am · Darfield – 11.30am–12pm · Rolleston – 12.45–1.15pm Please note: · Clinics last for only 30 minutes · The Rolleston venue is Norman Kirk Drive (off Rolleston Drive), other locations are outside libraries · Microchipping won’t occur if wet. If you have any questions regarding microchipping, please contact Tracey on 347 2800 or 318 8338.

Prebbleton Hall Supper Room Sheffield Recreation Reserve Committee Sat 7 Oct 9am Sheffield Reserve Pavilion Springfield Township Committee Tue 3 Oct 7.30pm, Tawera Hall Tai Tapu Community Association Wed 4 Oct 7.30pm Tai Tapu Library Waihora Park Reserve Committee Tue 3 Oct 7.30pm Waihora Bowling Club Weedons Reserve Committee Mon 9 Oct 7.30pm Weedons Reserve Pavilion Weedons Residents Committee Tue 10 Oct 7.30pm Weedons Domain West Melton Community Centre Committee Tue 26 Sep 7.30pm West Melton Community Centre West Melton Residents Committee Wed 11 Oct 7.30pm West Melton Community Hall Whitecliffs Township & Domain Committee Mon 9 Oct 7.30pm Glentunnel Hall MISCELLANEOUS Monday 2 October 7pm, Lincoln Event Centre Shannon Goldsmith, Development Manager, Ngai Tahu | Ngati Kahungunu Ki Te Wairoa will be talking about the Te Whariki development in Lincoln. All Welcome. This will be followed by the Lincoln Envirotown Meeting.

Stabilised seal repairs are occurring on Goulds Road, Cossars Road, School Road, Days Road, Heaton Drive and Lincoln Tai Tapu Road. Shoulder works and entranceway sweeping will be occurring at various locations throughout the district.

Traffic controls will be operating at all sites. West Melton School kapa haka sing during blessing ceremony.

Council Call CC250917

Rolleston Library Rolleston Drive, Rolleston Ph 347 2880

Darfield Library & Service Centre 1 South Terrace, Darfield Ph 318 8338 or 347 2780

30

SEPTEMBER

Trinity Church Annual Fair Trinity Church, Darfield, 9am–1pm Over 25 stalls including crafts, antiques, books, plants, white elephant, cake stalls and a sausage sizzle. Free entry.

Annual Spring Fair SATURDAY

30

SEPTEMBER

SATURDAY

30

SEPTEMBER

MON–FRI

2–13 OCTOBER

MON–SUN

2–15 OCTOBER

St John’s Church Grounds, Leeston, 9.30am–12pm Fun, food, plants, novelties, books, games, rides and goodies for all! Run by the Anglican Parish of Ellesmere. For an early bird opportunity for bargain hunters get down to St John’s Parish Hall, on Friday 29 September 2.30–4.30pm.

Lawn Maintenance Workshop Lincoln Envirotown Community Gardens, James St, 10–11.15am This workshop is designed to help you achieve the lawn of your dreams, adding value to your property. For information contact Ruth Wood on 325 2193 ruth.wood@xtra.co.nz

Spring PoolFest Selwyn Aquatic Centre, weekdays, 1–3pm Come down these school holidays and join us for PoolFest! You can enjoy inflatable toys, volleyball, paddleboats and big inflatables.

Grow and Discover Holiday Programme Selwyn District Libraries Join us these school holidays for fun activities for children of all ages including Grow your own Garden, LEGO® sessions and craft. For details and to book go to selwynlibraries.co.nz

Woven Nature UNTIL

8

UNTIL

FREE! Register now

Footpath repairs will be occurring on East Belt in Lincoln, the footpath will be closed during these works.

Selwyn District Council Norman Kirk Drive, Rolleston Ph 347 2800 or 318 8338

SATURDAY

Down by the Liffey Gallery, Lincoln, Friday–Sunday 10am–4pm Recent works by Averil Southward, Marjie Eastwick and Heather Jonson, inspired by the weaving of the seasons, texture of our landscapes and the woven plumage of our feathered friends.

Guest Exhibition

Digout repairs will be carried out on Leeston Road, Selwyn Road and Springs Road. Upgrade work including kerb & channel and seal widening is being done by the developer on the east side of Springston Rolleston Road south of Lowes Road.

Selwyn Events

OCTOBER

On the roads this week ON THE ROADS

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 2017

Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi

Leeston Library & Service Centre 19 Messines Street, Leeston Ph 347 2871

Sunday 8 October, 11am–3pm Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre For more information and to register visit www.selwyn.govt.nz. Registrations close on Monday 2 October.

Lincoln Library & Service Centre Gerald Street, Lincoln Ph 347 2876

22

OCTOBER

Lakeland Art Centre, Leeston, Tuesday–Sunday, 10am–5pm The Lakeland Art Centre’s first guest exhibition since opening three months ago gives insight to the bush in Fiordland as seen through Struan Macdonald’s eyes, also featured is the work of Sara-Jane Ludemann whose subjects are animals and birds.

For information on listing a community event visit www.selwyn.govt.nz/councilcall

(03) 347 2800 Darfield call free 318 8338 www.selwyn.govt.nz SelwynDistrictCouncil

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Search on for Civil Defence volunteers THE DISTRICT council is looking for volunteers to join its new Selwyn Civil Defence Response Team. The team will provide the district council with additional capability during an emergency. This includes helping with evacuations, sandbagging, light rescue, reconnaissance, cordon management and community needs assessment. A media spokesman said it is always looking for more volunteers to help respond to an emergency. “Selwyn already has about 30 community response teams and this is to supplement that,” he said. District council’s emergency management team leader Ryan O’Rourke said it is on the lookout for people with a background in rescue, but also for those who are enthusiastic about serving their community and who are willing to commit to the required training. “We need people who can operate in physically and mentally challenging environments within a small team. They must also have excellent communication skills and be able to follow instructions,” he said.

CULTUREFEST 2017 is being held on Sunday and it will be an opportunity to celebrate growing diversity in the district. After last year’s inaugural event, CultureFest is back to showcase everything great about the district’s growing communities. The event will be presented by the district council in partnership with the Rotary Club of Lincoln and the Christchurch Multi Cultural Council. There will be more than 20 stage performances by groups from around the world. Some are from China, Latin America, Russia, Poland, Iran, India, and Brazil. Residents will also have the chance to sample dishes from 15 countries including India, Spain, Germany, Nigeria, Malaya, Morocco, Jordan, Iran, Russia and Ukraine. Arts, crafts and dances will also be part of the festival. The festival will be held at the Lincoln Event Centre and Lincoln Domain from 11am to 4pm.

BATTLING THE BLAZE: Selwyn District firefighters battling the Port Hills fire earlier this year. PHOTO: ANDREW KING​ The volunteers will be trained in emergency management, first aid, light rescue, operating fourwheel-drive vehicles, radio communications and flood response. Volunteers must have a full car driver licence and be able to commit to evening training weekly, and monthly weekend training activities.

There are a number of other response teams already operating in Canterbury which have responded to major civil defence emergencies including the Christchurch earthquake, the Kaikoura/ Hurunui earthquake, the Port Hills fire and numerous flood events.

•For more information, phone Mr O’Rourke on 03 347 2800. People can register their interest to be part of the response team at an information evening to be held at the district council offices in Rolleston on Wednesday October 18, at 7pm.

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Tuesday September 26 2017

Backyard Critters

Local News Now

Destructive aphids Mike Bowie is an ecologist who specialises in entomology (insects and other invertebrates). Each week he introduces a new species found in his backyard at Lincoln. His column aims to raise public awareness of biodiversity, the variety of living things around us

THE CABBAGE aphid brevicoryne brassicae is a greyish-white species that is a pest of brassica species, including cabbage, brussels sprouts, broccoli and cauliflower. The powdery appearance is a waxy substance produced by the aphid which contains a strong mustard oil chemical to ward off predators. The aphid species is 2-2.5mm long and adults can be winged or wingless. They are native to Europe but are now found around the world. Cabbage aphids can go through at least 15 generations per year and a single aphid can produce 25 nymphs that can reach large numbers very quickly in summer.

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DEATHLY: Cabbage aphids suck plant juices which causes leaves to curl and turn yellow and plants to wilt. (Below) A wasp can inject an egg into the aphids turning them into brown, spherical aphid mummies. ​

The aphids suck plant juices, which causes leaves to curl and turn yellow and the plant wilts. Cabbage aphids can be vectors for viruses, such as turnip mosaic virus, which can reduce crop yield and cause plant death. A significant biological control agent of this species is a small (2mm long) parasitoid wasp that injects an egg into the aphids where it develops creating brown, spherical aphid mummies.

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need of teaching material, specifically computers to provide visual aids to the children. On returning to New Zealand, Mr Morgan approached one of his friends, Canned Computers Company owner Ross Burgess. Mr Burgess donated six reconditioned laptops to the cause. Other members of the club gave donations of stationery or helped with the freight cost. Mr Morgan said about $1500 in goods was sent over to the school and the village community. •For more information, phone Michael Coleman on 021 204 3024

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Four Seasons Realty Deadline Sale

For Sale $465,000

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83 Walkers Road

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All offers presented Tuesday 10th October (unless sold prior)

Rolleston

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Where do you find a home for under $250,000. Well here’s one with work to be done but totally able to be lived in right now. Great garaging, good shed and heat pump. Viewing is a must! View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1761 Richard Tait (Taitie) 027 777 8080

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7 Trevor Street

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The opportunities are endless, the main dwelling boasts wonderful living, dining and modernised kitchen which is well laid out and functional. The granny flat has a good sized living and kitchenette, separate bedroom and bathroom/ laundry area, this is a unique opportunity for those looking for a dual accommodation option. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4556 Scott MacDonald - 027 273 9044

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Offering a relaxed friendly atmosphere, with four bedrooms, two new bathrooms, spacious open plan living (log fire) that flows through to a conservatory, that opens to an outdoor entertaining area.It has a generous big garage, glasshouse & secure back yard. The house has recently been re-roofed. View at: fourseasons.harcourts.co.nz ID#HR4514 Kayleen Woodgate – 0274 348 178

Open plan kitchen/dining with separate lounge, 4 bedroom, study, 2 bathrooms. Separate 3 car garage with workshop and office/sleepout. Stunning low maintenance country gardens on 3.4540 ha with good paddocks, water and sheds.

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plumage of feathered friends. Down by the Liffey Gallery, 1 James St, Lincoln

Email georgia.oconnor@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday

Babytimes/Wā Pēpi Tuesday, 11-11.30am Encourage learning through multiple languages. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play. This is a free session. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Musical Instrument Practice Tuesday, 3.30-7pm Book a time to go solo or have a silent practice with up to four bandmates. There will be electronic drums, a digital piano, a Roland session mixer, mics and headphones available for budding musicians. You can also take in your own electric instruments and plug into the session mixer. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Scrabble Club Wednesday, 1.30-3.30pm Go along to the Scrabble Club. No obligation, just go along when you can and join the friendly group. Some boards provided, but feel free to bring your own. No fee. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Knit ‘n’ Yarn Thursday, 1-3pm

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Go along to the sitting room in the library for a relaxing crafternoon. Take along your knitting, crochet, stitching or any other handcraft. Share skills and be inspired in the friendly, relaxed environment. Beginners welcome. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd CultureFest Sunday, 11am-4pm After the success of last year’s inaugural event, CutureFest is back to celebrate Selwyn’s growing diversity. CultureFest 2017 will showcase everything great about the district’s growing diversity through fantastic group performances on the main stage, arts, crafts, as well as activities and dances you can participate in. While you walk around the event site, why not let your senses take control, with the wonderful smells of culinary delights from around the world. There is so much for the entire family to experience, including bouncy castles, pedalmania, SNAG golf, farm demonstrations, music, vehicles and much more. Lincoln Event Centre and Domain, 15 Meijer Drive, Lincoln

Sunday, 2pm onwards Help care for the Mahoe Reserve. Wear suitable shoes and bring spades, garden gloves, sunglasses or other eye protection, and a bucket for mulch if you can. Call Sue Jarvis on 021 100 1009 or sue.jarvis@orcon.net. nz for further information or if you are interested in joining the management committee. Mahoe Reserve, Boundary Rd, Lincoln

Lincoln Envirotown Mahoe Reserve Working Bee

Te Whariki Housing Development Discussion

HEART-WARMING: Selwyn Wairewa Youth Trust will host a community bonfire on Friday, 6.30-8.30pm, at the Lincoln Baptist Church, 530 Birches Rd. Entry is free and there will be hot and cold food and drinks for sale. There will also be some exciting activities for people of all ages to enjoy and participate in. This will be an alcohol-free event.

Monday, 7pm Ngai Tahu Property development manager Shannon Goldsmith will be speaking about the Te Whariki housing development as part of the Lincoln Envirotown meeting. Lincoln Event Centre, 15 Meijer Dr, Lincoln Woven Nature Runs until October 8 Go along to Lincoln’s art gallery to see work inspired by the weaving of seasons, the texture of landscapes and the woven

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Markets: West Melton Market: Saturday, 9am-noon. St Paul’s Church. Lincoln Farmers’ and Craft Market: Saturday, 10am-1pm. Gerald St, Lincoln. Darfield Market: Saturday, 9am-1pm, opposite Challenge Darfield, South Tce. Edendale Car Boot Sale: Sunday, noon-3pm, Edendale Cafe, 888 Sandy Knolls Rd, West Melton. Leeston Market: Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm, Co-operating Church grounds on High St. Prebbleton Market: Sunday, noon-3pm, Prebbleton Community Cottage, 617 Springs Rd. Running Groups The running groups aim to get like-minded members of the community fit and engaged with each other. All running groups have a stagnated start to cater for different abilities. Lincoln Road Runners: Tuesday registration from 5.30pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km. Starts at Lincoln University. Gold coin donations. Malvern Road Runners: Tuesday registration from 5.40pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km. Starts from Malvern Netball Centre. Ellesmere Road Runners: Wednesday registration from 5.45pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km walk or run. Starts from Leeston Physiotherapy.


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Crate training pets Crate training is an effective way to house-train puppies, dogs and cats. Just like an indoor kennel, many vets recommend crate training where a comfortable happy place is created for your pet. Once crate trained, puppies and other pets often choose to continue using the crate as a haven throughout their life with many dogs putting themselves to bed in the crate even during the day. A comfortable crate provides your pet with a secure den-like environment,

helping to prevent destructive behaviours such as chewing inappropriate or dangerous items like electrical sockets or wires, when unsupervised. Several types of crates are available to purchase. The key is to ensure the crate is large enough to accommodate your pet lying down and turning around. There should also be room for water, food bowls and a litter tray for a cat, as dogs and cats prefer not to soil where they sleep. If your puppy is a large breed, consider purchasing a crate that he or she will still fit in, when fully grown. To train a pet to use a crate, associate it with positive things. Have a soft comfy bed maybe leaving the door open for the first few days with the crate placed in a common area to help them get Crate training is an effective way to accustomed to the crate. Place house-train dogs.

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treats, food and toys inside, feeding your pet there and enticing it to explore its new environment with lots of praise whenever he or she enters the crate. Using the crate to house-train a puppy is easy. Feed your puppy in the crate and when they have finished their meal, immediately take your puppy outside to urinate and defaecate. Your puppy will quickly learn their routine so gradually extend the time between bathroom breaks so your puppy eventually sleeps through the night and waits until early morning to go outside to toilet. Like all training, start with short periods of time in the crate say 30 minutes to one hour. Over the course of a few weeks, slowly increase the amount of time your puppy spends in the crate, endeavouring to ignore any protests. They will slowly settle down. Puppies younger than four months of age, should not spend more than four hours at a time in a crate unless at night for sleeping. If you work full-time, try to arrange to have someone let your puppy out to the toilet during the day as each time a puppy has an accident in the crate it will take longer to be toilet trained. Of course, accidents will happen so remove the soiled bedding and remember that over time, you will be doing this less frequently. Once your puppy

is doing really well with toilet training, gradually increase the time your puppy is running free in your home. Consult your veterinary practice staff for advice if soiling continues for too long. Lastly, always ensure there is clean water in the crate.

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MY PRIDE AND JOY

Agricultural machinery of the past Selwyn Motor Fest

Sunday 26 November: 10am - 3pm

Bringing power to the farm

1948 International KB3 truck.

Decommissioned to the farm

After years of service as a Cadbury’s chocolate delivery vehicle, Michael’s 1948 International KB3 red truck is still providing good service. These trucks were first sold as a cab and chassis so before being put to work on the chocolate run, a van body was fitted on the back. When decommissioned from Cadbury’s in the 1980s, a wooden flat deck was fitted for service on a farm with the truck spending 10 years in Ashburton before Michael purchased it and brought it to Selwyn. The truck has a flathead straight 6 motor and green diamond engine. Different colours were given to the various engines depending on their cc rating and this one is a 214 cubic inch, GD 214 and 3,495 cc. The truck, which is in its original condition, is still handy on the land. Michael says it is not

The truck’s wooden flat deck was retrofitted for farm work.

the sort of vehicle you would drive in a hurry given its top speed of 70 kph. He takes the truck into Lincoln and Rolleston but hardly any further though says it is warranted and has been reliable. “It’s a great vehicle for young people to learn to drive in, due to its simplicity and the need to learn gears. It is the old style of doubleclutching when changing gear, a gear box once fondly referred to as a crash box,” explains Michael.

Stationary motor.

Selwyn Motor Fest

The stationary motor, vacuum pump and 1948 International KB3 red truck will be on display at the Selwyn Motor Fest, to be held in Rolleston on Sunday, 26 November, from 10am until 3pm. To learn more, email: crcraig.watson@ selwyn.govt.nz or call 027 807 2097.

Vacuum pump.

Jones Road, Rolleston, RD 7 Christchurch 9198779AA

In the 1900s, the International Harvester Company was a household name in farming, manufacturing amongst other things, trucks and agricultural machinery including a stationary motor. Michael who enjoys preserving old technology and introducing his children to the way things were once done, purchased his 1926 Model M 3 horse-power stationary motor a year ago. He says his children find the simplicity of early 1900s machinery intriguing. Stationary motors were used for tasks such as pumping water and powering milking machines on dairy farms. It was a time before people had electricity. The motor has a two pot chamber at the top. The first is filled with petrol to start the machine then kerosene flows over from the second chamber and pumps through to keep the motor running. Using kerosene was more economical than petrol, which was expensive at the time. Michael says the motor has been restored in the past so is quite presentable albeit minus a few parts. He purchased it to accompany a vacuum pump produced by Mason and Porter Company (now known as Masport), which would have been used for running a dairy milking machine.

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An enthusiasm for panelbeating Pop in and see us today! R O Jones Panelbeaters: 107 St Asaph Street in the city centre Laycock’s Collision Centre: 17 Epsom Road, Sockburn Scott Jefcoate has a passion for panel beating and doing the job properly, something he fosters in his staff at Laycock’s Collision Repairs and R O Jones Panelbeaters. “The team’s exceptional. They’re enthusiastic about their vocation, working hard and always wanting to send vehicles out looking like new,” says Scott who owns and operates both panel beating businesses. Scott’s team are all I-CAR trained, participating in off-site industry standard job training. Within the business, there

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is a culture of passing on knowledge with the older panel beaters fostering the development of the younger recruits, while jobs are allocated according to a person’s skills. Scott is young, enthusiastic and loves the challenges of running two very successful, well-established and recognised panel beating firms. His friendly approach coupled with a keen and supportive team across the two branches, are just two reasons for the success of his operation. The two panel beating outlets are well placed to serve the people of Christchurch as well as surrounding areas with R O Jones Panelbeaters right in the centre of the city and Laycock’s Collision Repairs conveniently located in Sockburn, just a stone’s throw away for Selwyn residents. Both offer a full service of collision repairs, general panel beating and spray painting for all motor vehicles, including commercial fleets. Whether you need a few scratches touched up, a dent knocked back into shape or a fuller panel work, they have the skill and equipment to complete the task, with spray bake ovens at both outlets and fully qualified staff who can tackle any job from small to large, getting your wheels back on the road as quickly as within a week.

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If you are unlucky enough to get a ding to your vehicle or be in an accident leaving you without a car, take it straight to R O Jones Panelbeaters or Laycock’s Collision Repairs where they will assist you in arranging a claim with your insurance company, then sorting out the damage assessment and paperwork before undertaking a speedy repair. Just drop your vehicle off at either Laycock’s Collision Repairs or R O Jones Panelbeaters, or organise to have it towed there. They work with all insurance companies. If needing wheels while the work is being carried out, they can help with this too. They have a large fleet of loan vehicles available for use.

For the services of a panel beater or spray painter, call 0800 ROJONES to be put through to the best outlet for you. Alternatively, email karl@rojones.co.nz or info@laycocks.co.nz, and to learn more visit www.rojones.co.nz. You will find Laycock’s Collision Centre at 17 Epsom Road, Sockburn and R O Jones Panelbeaters at 107 St Asaph Street in the city centre. “We’re here to help when your vehicle is in a bad way,” adds Scott.

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Bee on guard Rebecca Lees says you don’t have to be a beekeeper to witness the wonders of guard bees. SIT AND watch a hive from close by, and you’ll witness behaviours you may have never seen. The entrance to a bee colony is a hive of activity. There’s a lot going on, but you have to be quick to see it. Bees work at a rapid pace. The more you watch, the more fascinating their behaviour becomes. In very cold weather you may only glimpse a few heads poking out. Make a little noise, and more will appear. The curious little bees we see at the entrance are doing an important job. They’re guarding the hive. Watching the ins and outs of the place, and it’s up to them who’s granted access. Usually around two to three weeks old, these young worker bees take turns on patrol. At times when nectar flow is high and plenty of bees take to their air – guarding decreases. During cooler weather, when their population is low and nectar not flowing freely, the guards are out in force. They have to be, their hive is at risk. Any creature can enter a hive, as long as it fits through the entrance. Mice squeeze through with ease.

Wasps have no problem. Even bumblebees, larger than life, will fit. It’s the guard’s job to make sure this doesn’t happen. But when it does – and it will – they’ll defend their family and, if need be, fight to the death. Guards will often stand with their forelegs raised and antennae forward. The bigger the entrance to the hive, the more bees on guard. They’re on high alert to carry out regular inspections of incoming bees. As a bee approaches a hive it flies in a particular way. Bees which belong to the hive they’re visiting have a more direct and consistent flying pattern. Foreign bees approach the hive differently. They’re checking things out. Searching for the entrance. Depending on the species, they’ll hover more or dart this way and that trying to find a way in. This flying pattern alerts the guards to take a closer look, and inspect the intruder. Each colony of bees has a unique odour, made of a mix of chemicals. Guards use this odour as a recognition mechanism. If the odour is foreign, as detected by the

guard bee’s antennae, the intruder is chased away from the hive. The intruder may make a quick getaway and get off scot-free, but there are those who are really desperate to get in, and they’ll keep trying. This is when a battle takes place. A guard will fight with the intruder. If need be (and if the fight works in the bee’s favour), the intruder will be stung. That’s when the real alarm bells ring. On stinging the intruder the guard bee releases alarm pheromones. These pheromones are another concoction of chemical substances. They’re an important communication mechanism on which the colony depends for its survival. As the pheromone is released other worker bees pick up on the alarm signal. It gets their attention and changes their behaviour. They come out of the hive and join the battle. This form of SOS often works well. The more intruders stung, the more alarm pheromones released. And the bigger the army of bees who fight. •More gardening, pages 34 & 35 PROTECTIVE: Guard bees inspect incoming foragers.

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Take care of your blueberries and they will thrive and ericas, all of which prefer acidic fertilisers as opposed to sweet ones. So, avoid lime, blood and bone, and nitrogen-based fertilisers, and instead look for acid plant food.

Rachel Vogan unearths the tips and tricks of growing blueberries AS A child, I always thought blueberries were some sort of exotic fruit, as I only ever saw references to them on TV programmes such as The Waltons or Little House on the Prairie. Little did I know that they were already being cultivated in New Zealand. It was during my first horticultural apprenticeship that I first learnt about propagating and growing blueberries on a commercial scale. By taking cuttings in late summer, which often coincided with the plants fruiting, meant it was no hardship to collect the cutting material, and I could have a sneaky feed at the same time. As snacks go, blueberries are one of the healthiest and tastiest you can grow yourself, and they thrive throughout the country. Which to grow While most varieties have some level of self-fertility, it is always wise to get into the habit of planting at least two plants. Choose another variety which flowers at the same time to ensure good pollination results, as this will lead to a higher fruit set and

therefore a larger total harvest. Blueberries can be classified into three types, which indicate their flowering habits, growth characteristics and which regions they are best suited to, along with fruiting times. Northern highbush – these flower in mid-spring, fruit in December and January, and are suitable for all regions that have cold winters. Look for the varieties Blueberry Muffin, Bluecrop, Dixi, Duke, Elliot, Jersey, Nui, Puru and Reka. Southern highbush – these flower in late winter, then fruit anytime between October and February, and are suited to all areas north of Canterbury. They are ideal for the northern regions where the winters are not so cold, as they do not require as much cold weather to stimulate flower buds. Varieties include Island Blue, Marimba, Misty, O’Neal and Summer Blue. Rabbiteye – these flower in early spring, with fruit appearing from January through until April. These are suitable for most regions that have warm temperatures well into the autumn. In some cold areas where

winter arrives early, the fruit may not fully ripen if temperatures cool off early. Varieties include Centurion, Climax, Delite, Powder Blue, Southland, Tiff Blue, Blue Dawn, Blue Magic and Blueberry Burst. Underground – the root department Blueberries have a very shallow root system, and don’t like having their root zone tampered with. This means that mulching is vital to avoid the soil heating up and drying out, especially during the warmer months while the fruit is developing and

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Harvesting tips Allow berries to fully ripen on the plants. It can be tempting to pick them as soon as the colour begins to darken, but patience will reward you with more flavoursome berries if you wait. Berries form in clusters (small groups), and ripen at different stages on the cluster, so be careful when picking them, as you don’t want to knock off unripe berries.

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maturing. It is also worth noting that inconsistent watering leads to dry, sour fruit. The soil needs to be able to hold onto moisture, which is especially important if you want to grow them in pots. Because of this, avoid terracotta pots as the clay is too porous and the sun soaks moisture out of it quicker than with ceramic or plastic alternative.

Pruning Blueberries have a steady growth rate; you can expect your plant to roughly double in size each season with the right watering, mulching and feeding regime. They are not fussy about pruning either, so do it either before the leaves appear in late winter or spring, or wait until after the fruiting season has finished. In spring, the pretty creamy pink, bell-shaped flowers appear on older season’s wood, often on short, stumpy spurs. Be careful not to prune these off, as it will take another full year’s growth to develop that wood again.

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Stay ahead of what needs to be done With spring upon us, Rachel Vogan says here’s what you need to know to stay ahead this month

Vegetables This month is all about preparation and

GARDENING IS therapy, and now is the time to get your green prescription locked and loaded for the growing season ahead. The joys, rewards and sense of self-satisfaction provided by a dirty weekend in the garden are numerous – the wait is over, spring is here. Stretch your arms above your head and get ready to launch into action outdoors. In the warmer regions, where the soil is dry enough, start planting out your vegetable patches now, but if you are in a cooler area and the soil still squelches under your boots, give it a few more weeks. Working and planting in the soil when it is wet does more harm that good, so hold off.

planting, so if your patch is still too wet, get busy sowing the seeds of all your tender crops like tomatoes, chillies, eggplants, and cucumbers indoors. If soil conditions are right, sow the first rows of carrots, beetroot and radishes. Hardy crops such as spring onions, celery, broccoli, cabbage, bok choy, lettuce,

spinach and silver beet can all go in by the punnet load. For potatoes, make sure you get them sprouting as soon as possible to ensure you have some to enjoy for the Christmas holidays, and most of all, don’t forget to feed your soil before you plant, your crops will thank you for it. Slugs and snails will be out in force, too, so arm yourself with plenty of bait.

Fruit trees

DELICATE: Cover up young seedlings during cold snaps.

Cold snaps

Just because it is spring, it doesn’t mean that Jack Frost has moved on – in the wake of cold, wet periods, frosts can lurk until November in some parts of the country. Young seedlings can be protected from frost with small cloches, plastic covers or by using frost cloth. If it feels like a cold one, tuck your plants up for the night.

Roses, roses and more roses As soon as the new growth starts to appear, keep a close eye out for aphids and greenfly, as these little sap-suckers will spoil your blooms overnight by chewing out the petals of the developing buds. A rose spray programme helps prevent

major issues. New roses are aplenty now in the shops. Fertilise existing roses with rose fertiliser, which is available everywhere from hardware stores and supermarkets to garden centres.

Have your planted out your new-season fruit trees yet? The shops are still brimming with an excellent selection of deciduous trees, berries and currants, and many apples, peaches, nectarines and apricots are now available on dwarf rootstocks. This means the trees do not grow as big as usual, but while the plant may be petite, the fruit remains the same size. If space is at a premium, grow your fruit trees in larger grow bags or wine barrels, the portability making them extra convenient should you need to move them. If you don’t have any room, why not offer to donate one to your local community garden, where you can share the fruits of your TASTY: Add a nectarine tree to your garden. crops with other like-minded people.

Lawns

You will start to see a real flush of growth this month, and as soon as this appears you know it is time to weed and feed your lawn. These combination sprays are available everywhere, and the beauty of them is that they kill the weeds whilst fertilising the lawn. Don’t go overboard – make sure to apply at the recommended

date, and be mindful of the fact that overuse can cause burn-off. Prepare new lawn areas for sowing now by spraying off the area and raking it level, apply lawn fertiliser before sowing and protecting the area afterwards so pets, kids and cars do not accidentally park and mark your new turf.

gardening without guesswork Question:

Do I need to put weedmat down before I apply my bark?

Weedmat will definitely help to reduce weeding time in the garden, especially if you are only putting a thinner layer of bark on. If you apply a 10cm layer of bark, you don’t really need weedmat, as long as you continue to top it up as it breaks down. If you want the extra security of it, adding weedmat before your 10cm layer of bark will definitely not do any harm. There are a few key things to make sure you do once you have decided to use weedmat.

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 Choose a good quality one. The water still needs to get through, and the soil still needs airflow, and it needs to stop the weeds.  When you apply it, make sure that you use pins to secure it. If the weed mat moves, the weeds will come through and make the whole exercise fairly pointless (see bottom right image).  Apply the bark straight after you have applied it. Don’t give the weed seeds time to land on top of the weedmat. The more time you spend getting it right from the start, the less time you will spend pulling weeds out and fixing loose weedmat.

for more information, check out our website: www.intelligro.co.nz or visit our facebook page: www.facebook.com/igro.co.nz Thanks to Eli for his question.

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30th SEPTEMBER & 1st OCTOBER HORNCASTLE ARENA CHRISTCHURCH 10AM – 5PM DOOR SALES $10 CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE

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Grab your girlfriends, mum or daughters and come have a great day out! • Over 200 Companies Involved • Everything from wine and food to shopping, fashion, business, beauty & lots more • Moisture Mist and Za Makeup Lounge • Style Mystic Hair Lounge • Sparklewhite Beauty Lounge • Goodie Bags • Taste Zone • Artisan Craft Zone • Southern Reflexology Relaxation Lounge

You deserve a girl’s day out.

Join us at one of Christchurch’s largest events If you’ve been searching for the perfect occasion for you and your friends to get together, then here it is. The annual Women’s Lifestyle Expo is back in Christchurch once more with their biggest Expo yet.

Variety of companies involved – something for everybody With over 200 sites to browse, unique businesses to discover, shopping, bargains and laughter, the Expo is the ultimate day out for every woman and all ages. One of the appeals the Expo has to visitors is the variety of companies involved with everything from bamboo tooth brushes to gourmet vodka. Renee Murray from NZME Events, organiser of the Expo says “Our aim is to have as wide of a range of companies involved with the Expo as possible.

Women are all different and their individual interests are so diverse. One woman may love the latest in makeup or is looking for childcare options but the woman beside her may be more interested in sampling handmade cheese or discovering travel and cultural experiences. It’s great on the weekend to see all the various women visit the show, from teenagers to business women, mothers to grandmothers and friends simply enjoying each other’s company. It’s becoming more common for us to see three

generations visit the Expo together as well, with the daughter, mother and grandmother all enjoying the show and spending the day with each other.” Featuring lots of new companies and everything from fashion and accessories

to travel, giftware, fantastic food and wine, crafts, unique businesses, beauty, eco-friendly products, education, community groups and so much more – what interests the modern woman will be at the Expo.

Take time for yourself; Have a Mother–Daughter day out or grab the girlfriends and head to the Women’s Lifestyle Expo on this 30th September & 1st October at Horncastle Arena. Door Sales only $10.


Be Pampered at the Expo This year the Expo will feature several pamper lounges where visitors can stop and spoil themselves with everything from eyelash extensions to a relaxing foot massage. The Style Mystic Hair Lounge will be a popular destination for Expo visitors – take a seat and let the team spoil you with a new style, haircare advice or an eyelash treatment. The Southern Reflexology Group will have a large Reflexology & Relaxation Lounge

for visitors to put their feet up, have a mini treatment on site and experience the healing properties of reflexology. Sparklewhite Teeth will be offering teeth whitening treatments and beauty therapy sessions onsite. Your Expo experience won’t be complete until you visit the Moisture Mist Makeup Lounge where not only will you find these Shiseido brands at great prices, but the team onsite will be offering makeovers to Expo visitors. Find out the best colours and products to suit your own individual needs and leave the Expo feeling like a new woman!

How can we help? Our experienced consultants are passionate and committed to assisting vendors and buyers in neighbourhoods across Canterbury. We have the knowledge, expertise, and the energy to achieve top results and to assist our clients in moving forward with any real estate matters. • • • •

Property matching Career options Community assistance Selling, buying, renting

Call us first for expert advice! New Brighton PH 382 0043 133 Brighton Mall New Brighton

Grab a Goodie Bag Bargain

A variety of cosmetic & skincare products, scarf, plus more...

Only available for purchase at the Women’s Lifestyle Expo, these goodie Bags are perfect for expo visitors who love a bargain. They are a mystery bag including a scarf, mascara and variety of skincare and cosmetic products and more. Priced at only $20, these bags are sure to be a hit with Expo visitors and are strictly available only while stocks last.

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Clinically shown to soothe, clear and fortify eczema and acne prone skin. Atopis restores your skin’s natural beauty. Scientifically formulated to provide soothing relief for inflamed irritated skin. It provides intense hydration with a powerful blend of probiotics, peptides, lipids and antioxidants, for calm protected healthy skin. visit www.atopis.com

For more details please see www.expos.co.nz or to keep in touch with all the Expo news & competitions join the Expo’s Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/WomensLifestyleExpo.

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Be Pampered at the Expo This year the Expo will feature several pamper lounges where visitors can stop and spoil themselves with everything from eyelash extensions to a relaxing foot massage. The Style Mystic Hair Lounge will be a popular destination for Expo visitors – take a seat and let the team spoil you with a new style, haircare advice or an eyelash treatment. The Southern Reflexology Group will have a large Reflexology & Relaxation Lounge

for visitors to put their feet up, have a mini treatment on site and experience the healing properties of reflexology. Sparklewhite Teeth will be offering teeth whitening treatments and beauty therapy sessions onsite. Your Expo experience won’t be complete until you visit the Moisture Mist Makeup Lounge where not only will you find these Shiseido brands at great prices, but the team onsite will be offering makeovers to Expo visitors. Find out the best colours and products to suit your own individual needs and leave the Expo feeling like a new woman!

How can we help? Our experienced consultants are passionate and committed to assisting vendors and buyers in neighbourhoods across Canterbury. We have the knowledge, expertise, and the energy to achieve top results and to assist our clients in moving forward with any real estate matters. • • • •

Property matching Career options Community assistance Selling, buying, renting

Call us first for expert advice! New Brighton PH 382 0043 133 Brighton Mall New Brighton

Grab a Goodie Bag Bargain

A variety of cosmetic & skincare products, scarf, plus more...

Only available for purchase at the Women’s Lifestyle Expo, these goodie Bags are perfect for expo visitors who love a bargain. They are a mystery bag including a scarf, mascara and variety of skincare and cosmetic products and more. Priced at only $20, these bags are sure to be a hit with Expo visitors and are strictly available only while stocks last.

No more cover ups

Clinically shown to soothe, clear and fortify eczema and acne prone skin. Atopis restores your skin’s natural beauty. Scientifically formulated to provide soothing relief for inflamed irritated skin. It provides intense hydration with a powerful blend of probiotics, peptides, lipids and antioxidants, for calm protected healthy skin. visit www.atopis.com

For more details please see www.expos.co.nz or to keep in touch with all the Expo news & competitions join the Expo’s Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/WomensLifestyleExpo.

Easy professional

airbrushed look in seconds JUST RELEASED IN NEW ZEALAND

SPARKLEWHITE TEETH TeeTh WhiTening

Have you ever wanted whiter teeth but couldn’t afford it?

Well now you can! Normally to get your teeth whitened with LED light you could pay $800-$1200

But not now!

Speci$al We’ve got you covered with 7 different shades!

All-Natural, All safe scientific skincare Healing creams, clinically Trialled And rigorously Tested To restore Your skin’s Normal Function And enhances Your skin’s Beauty

The Women’s Lifestyle Expo, on at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, this 30th September & 1st October. Door Sales only $10.

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Enjoy unique shopping to be found at Women’s Expo With over 200 companies involved, it will be one of the largest events held in the region and organisers expect many thousand women to visit the Expo over the two days. Renee Murray from Expo Organisers, NZME Events says “We will be bringing a fabulous experience to the women of Canterbury for one weekend. Don’t miss this opportunity to see so many wonderful companies and do lots of shopping under the one roof. Aside from having the best of local companies exhibiting at the Expo we have a large number of national companies who will travel to Christchurch from all around New Zealand especially to show local women their products. This is a great chance for women to stop, relax and spoil themselves for one weekend”.

Brandhouse site at the show to sample from their fabulous range and take home what you love. A new exhibitor to the show is The Lip Lounge, a new Christchurch based business that can help you customize your own lipstick in your favourite shade. You can even bring in your favourite lipstick that may have been deleted or you want to replicate and you can watch the girls at The Lip Lounge mix and create your perfect shade right in front of you. A popular section of the show is the large Artisan Craft Zone. With some favourite companies appearing

Brandhouse will return to the Expo again with their range of champagne, vodka, port and wines. Popular last year was the Royal Dragon’s elite flavour vodka collection with some flavours selling out. Introducing the most tantalizing and unique flavoured vodka collection of its time, flavours include Watermelon, Green Apple, Passion Fruit, Chocolate and Lychee… a great vodka collection to enjoy neat, on the rocks or in your favourite cocktail! Visit the large

every year and new companies featuring, it’s the perfect spot to find original crafts and creations. Crafter Alexander will travel to the show all the way from Marton in the North Island to showcase his range of handcrafted wooden kitchen planters. These have sold out at the past two Expos so Alex is looking forward to seeing the feedback from Christchurch visitors. Make sure you stop by the Artisan Craft Zone at the show and meet some talented small businesses.

The Women’s Lifestyle Expo, on at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, this 30th September & 1st October. Door Sales only $10.

For more details please see www.expos.co.nz or to keep in touch with all the Expo news & competitions join the Expo’s Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/WomensLifestyleExpo.


Selwyn Times

Week commencing Tuesday, 26Th sePTemBeR 2017

www.flem ington.co .nz

Calling Teenage Families! If you are looking for a spacious and contemporary home on a brilliant, family-sized section then look no further. Built just three years ago and quietly tucked down a private row this 257sqm home sits proudly on its 1171sqm section. The stunning kitchen is the talking point of the home with stone bench tops, an extra-large, walk-in pantry and gorgeous feature lighting.

Offers over $699,000 Property ID: ROU56644

Boasting four generous double bedrooms, the master bedroom wing ensures you have space and privacy and features a walk-in robe and spacious ensuite with double-head, fullytiled shower and dumper. The three additional bedrooms are served by a smart family bathroom with luxurious freestanding bath. A separate lounge ensures sport and movie lovers can relax without disruption. Do not hesitate, this is it - your exhaustive search is over! Contact us today for further information or to arrange a viewing.

Sarah Yeates Contact: Mobile: 027 447 2719 Email: sarahy@propertybrokers.co.nz

Address: 52 Stanford Way, Rolleston

Open home: Sunday 1st Oct 1.30pm - 2pm

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Artisan Homes Office & Showhome 5 Broomleigh Drive, Faringdon

Artisan Homes New Showhome 72 Blakes Road, Prebbleton Open Sat & Sun 12–4pm

Office & Show Home: 5 Broomleigh Drive, Faringdon, Rolleston New Show Home: 72 Blakes Road, Prebbleton Phone: 03 374 9172 or Rob: 021 324 876 E-mail - robin@artisanhomes.co.nz


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rolleston@pb.co.nz 03 929 0306

Hastings McLeod Limited Licensed under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008

IMPROVE YOUR VIEWS THIS SPRING Make sure your property stands out head and shoulders above the rest with our FREE spring marketing package valued at over $670 • Free Realestate.co.nz

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$1,075,000 + GST (IF ANY) LEESTON 398 The Lake Road

WEB ID ROL54796

- 3 Bedrooms, beautiful bathroom plus the added bonus of a rumpus room - Stunning kitchen, featuring granite bench and large pantry - Spacious living area featuring high exposed ceiling, and logburner - Peaceful setting enhanced by sheltered surroundings, perfect for outdoor living/entertaining - 22.5 hectares of land, with approximately 15 hectares of irrigated paddock - Two wood lots, totalling approximately 2 hectares - Great range of shedding - Two car garaging VIEW By Appointment

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Mobile 027 436 7106 Office 03 929 0306 michael.robb@pb.co.nz

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WEB ID ROL54121

This picture perfect, private, and sheltered 4ha lifestyle block has been my vendors’ oasis for the last 12 years, but with new journeys on the horizon, the time has come to hand the dream over to someone else. • Open plan living/dining/family • Tastefully modernised • Surrounded by established trees • Unique features include its own lake, a golf green and cherry grove • Quality outbuildings • Well fenced into 4 paddocks • Stunning, tranquil environment with privacy and shelter VIEW By Appointment

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$915,000 WEST MELTON 46 Torlesse Road

WEB ID ROU57796 BUYERS ROLLESTON 18 Stanford Way VIEW 1 & 8 Oct 3.00 - 3.30pm Built in 2015 & stylishly designed for maximum sun & private outdoor living this is a place you're going to love coming home to. Features include 4 bedrooms, master with ensuite, WIR and external access, trendy light-filled kitchen with WIP, induction cooktop, 2 spacious interconnecting living areas with easy & open flow to the outdoors. Priced to sell, this is remarkable buying for a quality near new home that is a short walk to the South Point shopping complex, Foster Park & just Sarah Yeates moments away from Rolleston’s Aquatic Centre, Mobile 027 447 2719 Office 03 929 0306 Rolleston College & our latest primary school – sarahy@pb.co.nz Lemonwood Grove.

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Paul Clement Property Management 027 522 8210

Laura Mooney Property Management 027 456 1133

Big Red Licensee Agent 027 224 4733

Sarah Booth Licensee Salesperson 027 527 8258


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• 4ha (10 acre) quality rural farmlet • Highly desirable location Leavington Close (off Perrymans Rd) • Beautifully sheltered and planted offering privacy and security • 4 bedroom residence 230m2 (ensuite off master) • Large open plan living/kitchen area • Great indoor/outdoor flow onto decking and outdoor fire area • Well fenced and subdivided, stock water to each paddock • 4 bay implement shed (2 lockup bays) & 3 bay hayshed

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Jo Barrett Mb 021 859 006 jo@marealestate.co.nz

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COSY, COOL, CONVENIENT & QUIET

GENUINE FAMILY HOME ON 765M2

• Located in quiet Chervier Street • Spacious kitchen with ample bench space • Large open plan family living/dining area • Separate formal lounge • 2 heat pumps & double glazing • Genuine double bedrooms • Extra spacious master • Large practical separate laundry • Double garage • Large backyard with two patio areas • Practical utility area on the south side of the home

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• Meticulously maintained 245m2 property with a northern aspect • Situated at the end of a popular cul-de-sac in the central Rolleston township • Living areas open out to a private entertaining area • Secure & beautifully manicured 821m2 section • Large central well appointed kitchen • Three large double bedrooms with beautifully specified bathrooms, well located study nook • Three heatpumps • Separate laundry • Two garden sheds & greenhouse

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leeston - 138A High street

Cameron McRae Mb 027 7696696 cameron@marealestate.co.nz

leeston PH: 03 324 3704

Chris Flanagan 027 433 4657

Stephan Knowler 027 229 9522

Cameron McRae 027 769 6696

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Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576 jackie@marealestate.co.nz

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• 216m2 brick home on 649m2 section – soon to be fully fenced • 4 bedrooms, ensuite, WIR, bathroom & separate toilet, attic storage • Heat pump, under floor heating in kitchen • Raised garden beds with irrigation • High spec kitchen with walk in pantry • Dining, living open plan with separate lounge • Well situated section located in the much desired Levi Park • Don’t just loop it – knot this one up hard and fast!

leeston - 59 Clausen Avenue

open Home: Sun 12.00 – 12.30pm Price: neg over $489,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/222

Jackie Derrick 027 636 3576

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SMART AND SUNNY

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rolleston PH: 03 347 9949

Andrew Taylor 027 435 5930

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Jo Barrett Mb 021 859 006 jo@marealestate.co.nz

• Delamain Subdivison • 202m2 brick home on 475m2 fully fenced section • 4 bedrooms, ensuite, WIR, bathroom, separate toilet, laundry, spacious open plan kitchen, dining, living with separate lounge • Well situated on section located in zones for St Thomas College, Villa Maria College, Middleton Grange School, Riccarton, & Hornby High Schools • 550 metres from Waitaha Aquatic Centre & Edukids open Home: Sun 12.45 – 1.15pm Price: neg over $619,000 Preschool • Easy access to CBD, airport & major State Highways in View: www.marealestate.co.nz/231 Jo Barrett Mb 021 859 006 all directions jo@marealestate.co.nz • Yes, you can have it all here in Delamain!

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SENSATIONAL LIVING WITH TRIPLE CAR GARAGE

Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576 jackie@marealestate.co.nz

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Licensed REAA2008

THAT COUNTRY FEEL IN THE HEART OF ROLLESTON • Located in the ever popular East Maddisons Road • Fantastic north facing family home • 2 living areas with a log burner • Sleek renovated kitchen • 4 generous bedrooms with the master offering walk in robe & ensuite • Separate laundry • Large private outdoor entertaining areas • Large 1181sqm private, tranquil & established section • Come & appreciate what this property has to offer

open Home: Sun 2.00 – 2.30pm Price: neg over $1,200,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/225

rolleston - 3 ragley Way

• Stunning new 235m2 Brick & Cedar home • Large open plan living • Large bi-fold doors onto Kwila deck • Great outdoor entertaining • Sleek modern kitchen with quality appliances & walk in pantry • Four double bedrooms • Large master bedroom with walk in robe & tiled ensuite • LED lighting throughout & quality blinds • Separate laundry & plenty of storage • Easy care 630m2 section • Internal fencing & gates with access for trailer

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• 163m2, double glazed, near new brick home with east & west patios • 3 double bedrooms, ensuite, WIR & bathroom • Drive through 1.5 car garage • 409m2 fully fenced secure section • Well situated section located in Faringdon • Near Aquatic Centre, Foster Park & South Point shopping complex • Within walking distance to Lemonwood School & Rolleston College • RV $465,000

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• Perfect for first home buyers or a downsize option for retirees • Three bedroom home amongst quality homes • Very generous 682m2 section • Good sized bedrooms • Master with ensuite & walk in robe • Large open plan living area • Outdoor dining on the patio via a sliding door • Stunning designer kitchen with new appliances • Two spacious bathrooms & separate toilet open Home: Sun 1.00 – 1.30pm Price: $479,000 • Double internal access garage • Fences, lawns, landscaping, paths, patios, clothesline View: www.marealestate.co.nz/212 & letterbox Cameron McRae Mb 027 7696696 • Code of Compliances issued cameron@marealestate.co.nz

DArFIelD PH: 03 318 8204

Paul Robinson 021 277 2690

Sue Robinson 021 409 050

Charlotte Bellew 027 532 5931

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LARGE FAMILY HOME WITH 3 CAR GARAGE • Permanent material home • 3 large bedrooms • Kitchen/living opening out to conservatory • Large separate formal lounge with log burner • Heatpump, HRV & heat transfer system • Renovated modern bathroom with wet floor shower • Separate laundry & separate toilet • Large triple garage with workshop & auto door • Storage for boats, trailers or caravans • Fantastic private outdoor dining space • Large sleep-out

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Cameron McRae Mb 027 7696696 cameron@marealestate.co.nz

www.marealestate.co.nz

Jo Barrett 021 859 006

Juliet Flanagan

Connie van der Klei


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REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTS 1 Oaks Drive, Lincoln

151E Avonhead Road, Avonhead

DeADLine SALe : 5Pm, 3RD OcTObeR (unLeSS SOLD PRiOR)

DeADLine SALe : 5Pm, 12Th OcTObeR (unLeSS SOLD PRiOR)

Looking for Luxury? Look no further!

Tranquility & Privacy Assured

Quality finishes and uncompromised style are immediately evident in this four-bedroom ex-show home which is the epitome of contemporary elegance. The cedar, schist and plaster exterior are indicative of the quality and workmanship throughout this beautiful home. A stunning kitchen is equipped with luxe panel joinery, a granite benchtop & sink, a uniquely designed cantilevered bench, the finest ILVE appliances and a fantastic walk in pantry! Four large double bedrooms offer ample accommodation with the master boasting a walk in robe to die for and an ensuite complete with a schist double shower with a large monsoon rain head! And the rest of the family don’t miss out either as there is an exquisite family bathroom adorned with slate and quality fixtures. Adding to the attraction is a study space, a stylish laundry and LED lighting throughout which enhances energy efficiency. Buyers who have an appetite for luxurious living will be drawn to this home, and we could go on and on about the many unique features on offer. But you need to view to truly appreciate the quality of this home and we would encourage you to do so quickly. Contact Mike now for open home times or to book a private viewing.

Peacefully positioned on a spacious 850m2 private rear section in the heart of Avonhead is this sun-drenched and spacious home, offered to the market for the first time in over a decade. Perfectly proportioned, the open plan kitchen and dining area is complimented by a large adjoining lounge, perfect for entertaining while your outdoor living is provided through a choice of patios. There are 3 large double bedrooms, two with built-in wardrobes and the master enjoys the luxury of an ensuite and walk-in wardrobe, whilst a study and separate laundry add further appeal. Outside the sunny north facing home, the section features manicured hedging and lawns as well as a double garage workshop for tools and toys. This home is sure to attract keen interest from all who value size, privacy, sun aspect and a tranquil setting. Our instructions to SELL are clear and your earliest viewing is advised. Contact Mike Goatley for more information and your appointment to view.

mike Goatley chris Finnerty Trevor mcivor Stephen Ferguson Fraser mackintosh 027 249 5561 021 274 6041 027 444 2814 021 224 2000 027 286 8161

nicola curtis Administrator

Julz Sibbe Administrator

68 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston 0800 645 346 www.oneagencyres.co.nz Real Estate Specialists Ltd Licenced REAA (2008)


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What do you have to tell potential buyers when selling your house? When you’ve lived in a property for a while it’s easy to forget some of its quirks. You might be used to the fact that the front gate doesn’t shut properly, or that the bathroom windows need fixing. Any potential buyers will be able to spot issues like this when they inspect the property – and can choose to fix them if they purchase it. But it’s a lot harder for them to identify other things you might have forgotten about, like the fact that you didn’t bother getting the appropriate consents from the council when you built the deck 25 years ago. You might think the deck is fine, but you need to front up about the consent issue, not least because it’s the decent thing to do. “When you’re selling a property you are legally obliged to share all the relevant information about it,” says Kevin LampenSmith, chief executive of the Real Estate Agents Authority (REAA). “If work has been done on the property during your ownership, either by you or someone else, the standard terms of the sale and purchase agreement require the seller to warrant that any legally required permits or consents were obtained. If you knowingly fail to disclose unconsented works, you are in breach of contract. This means there is a risk that the sale could fall over or that you could run into problems prior to settlement. Even worse, the buyer could take you to court for breach of warranty.”

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Your first step should be to discuss the issue with your licensed real estate agent and your lawyer, Lampen-Smith says. They are likely to advise that you are better off to disclose anything unconsented, or to strike out the applicable vendor warranties clause in the sale and purchase agreement. “Once the real estate agent is aware of the situation, they are bound by their Code of Conduct to disclose it to any prospective buyers. If you tell them about the deck or any other issues to do with the property, but ask them not to tell anyone, they are required to stop working for you.” Similar disclosure issues can arise over more sensitive matters. Some sellers worry about whether or not to tell an agent or prospective buyers about an issue that doesn’t relate to the physical state of the property – such as it being the scene of a murder, suicide or violent crime. Here, deciding what to disclose is less straightforward, Lampen-Smith says. “The REAA advises agents to take a cautious approach and to consider each situation on its facts, while recognising the individual circumstances.” The High Court has said that a more recent event, especially one that might have gained some notoriety in the local neighbourhood, may have more bearing on a prospective buyer’s view of the property than a historic one. The location of the event (whether it took place in the grounds of the property or inside the

Retail Investment house) and whether the property has been lived in since it happened, as well as the likely reaction of potential buyers, should also be taken into account. The death of someone from natural causes at the property does not need to be disclosed, as this is considered an everyday occurrence. “If you are in this situation as a seller, it’s best to discuss what to do with your real estate agent,” Lampen-Smith says. “They cannot tell prospective buyers without your consent – and if they decide that a sensitive issue should be disclosed but you don’t agree, then they must cease

Rolleston to act for you.” Whatever the situation, whether it’s unconsented work or a tragic event, honesty is the best policy. Talk to your agent about how the disclosure will be handled. There is no need to advertise the information or tell everyone who wanders along to an open home, but potential buyers who have indicated an interest in making an offer must be told. For independent advice on buying or selling property, check out www.reaa.govt.nz.

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Your guide to Show Homes & New Sections in the Selwyn District

New retirement village in Rolleston proving popular Considerable interest has been received by the developers of Rolleston’s first retirement village to offer the full continuum of care. “I’m thrilled by the response we’ve had to our recent promotions of The Boulevard,” says Karen Harris, who along with her husband Dean will own and operate the village. They have over thirty years’ experience in the industry and are known for providing exceptional care and service to all their clients. Enquiries have been received from people living in Selwyn and others further away. Many want to be near family who live in Rolleston while others are attracted by the safe, secure, relaxed and worry-free environment the village will offer. The high level of interest also shows that Rolleston is coming of age and ready for a facility of this kind. The Boulevard will be constructed in stages and ultimately comprise: 59 two and three bedroom villas; 40 one and two bedroom apartments; 20 care suites; and 58 hospital rest home and dementia beds. Plans are now with the Selwyn District Council and once consented, construction will be underway. A number of villas in the first and

The entrance to The Boulevard.

second stage are already under contract and many more enquiries have been received. “People have been very impressed with the different villa styles and overall design of The Boulevard,” says Karen. The architectural flair and diversity,

choice of villa design and open spaciousness in a garden setting with wide streets, sets it apart from many retirement villages. “We wanted The Boulevard to look like a normal sub-division while having a sense of community,” she says.

The Boulevard will be located at 200 Dunns Crossing Road in Rolleston.

Residents will be in a place where they can make friends, share a meal, drink, watch movies, and take part in sports night or outings, all while living independently or benefitting from fuller rest home and hospital facilities. An impressive large community lodge will be the hub for social activity. This will have a dining area, lounge with large screen for movie and sports viewing, a meeting/small function room, bar and café, beautician/therapy clinic, gym, library, computer nook and outdoor sheltered courtyard. Karen says that a big influencer for future residents has been, not having to maintain their own garden or external maintenance as window cleaning, lawn mowing, gardening, the rates and insurance are all taken care of. This will give residents the freedom to enjoy life in a holiday setting while having the knowledge they have access to the full continuum of care down the track, a determining factor in choosing a retirement village. The Boulevard will be located at 200 Dunns Crossing Road, just five minutes from Rolleston’s shopping centre. To learn more about The Boulevard call Karen Harris on: 027 373 9463.

A community lodge will be the hub for social activity.

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Show homes the ultimate way to shop around Across the selwyn district, we are blessed with an extensive array of very good quality show homes. Building companies build show homes to demonstrate their workmanship, display innovative design ideas and present a snapshot into a new and luxurious lifestyle, featuring all the latest in materials, fittings and fixtures. A show home can inspire you in a way nothing else can. You can absorb the ambiance they present and admire the

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Affordable First Home Ownership Opportunities in Faringdon Renting with an ownership outcome The New Zealand Housing Foundation is a charitable entity that has been providing real and innovative housing solutions for low and moderate income working households for over 14 years.

home ownership is a minimum of $10,000 which can include KiwiSaver first home deposit withdrawals and HomeStart grants where eligible. Households including children will have priority.

Its affordable housing ‘pathway’ programmes allow qualifying households to move into a new home and as their financial circumstances permit transition from renting to outright home ownership.

The full eligibility criteria for the Faringdon houses can be found on Housing Foundation’s website, www. housingfoundation.co.nz , under the Greater Christchurch housing project section.

Housing Foundation is now accepting registrations of Interest for three bedroom standalone houses it currently has under construction in Faringdon that will be available before Christmas 2017.

Housing Foundation has built almost 700 new houses for use in its assisted ownership programmes and for partner organisations. It also provides community building and advisory services to other housing providers.

Qualifying households will initially be able to rent a new home in Faringdon for up to five years. They will have first right to purchase an interest in the property within the 5 year rental period, once they can meet the Shared Ownership programme financial requirements.

In the last year 84 new homes have been completed, including 16 in the Greater Christchurch locations of Hornby, Awatea and Kaiapoi.

Applicants must not have had a previous interest in a house and be unable to purchase in the open market. An annual gross household income of between $55,000 and $95,000, depending on individual households’ circumstances, is required. The deposit requirement to transition to shared

Casey, Brad and Jac kson moved into their Kaiapoi ho me in March under Housing Foun dation’s affordable ownersh ip programme.

Currently Housing Foundation has 210 households in Assisted Ownership Housing who are working towards outright home ownership. As a first step to moving into ‘a home to call your own’ an initial Registration of Interest form can be completed on the Housing Foundation website, www.housingfoundation.co.nz.

For more information on the Faringdon houses please contact Bill King at the New Zealand Housing Foundation Telephone 021 203 4196 or email at bill.k@housingfoundation.co.nz.


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Office and Showhome 2 Harvard Avenue Wigram, Christchurch Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

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Flemington, Lincoln 6 Craig Thompson Drive Wed to Sun 12pm - 4pm Wigram 2 Harvard Avenue Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm Master Builders House of the Year 2017 Gold Award Winning Showhome

(03) 341 3000 or 029 201 2453 www.homesbyparklane.co.nz Strategic Homes Halswell 6 Derek Anderson Drive Longhurst Estate Wed to Sun 12pm - 4pm

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This Week’s

PREBBLETON 10 Sterling Drive

Wed 27th Sept, 5pm – 5.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 2 car on 723m2 section, Offers over $809,000 Ray White Rolleston, www.rwrolleston.co.nz /RLL23039

TEMPLETON 230 Dawsons Road

Thurs 28th Sept, 2.30pm - 3.30pm, 4 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 2 car gge, 4.0115 ha, Deadline sale all offers presented 2pm Thursday 18 October 2017 (USP), www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1765, Harcourts Rolleston – Kaye 027 686 6941 Fergus 027 608 4768

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HALSWELL 8 Bronco Drive

Sat 30th Sept, 2.30pm – 3pm , 4 bed, 2 bthrms,3 car, 741m2 section, Offers over $799,000 Ray White Rolleston, www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23001

HORNBY 5 Skerton Ave

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ThU WeD 28 sePT 27 sePT

Rolleston

ILAM 15 Powell Cres

ROLLESTON 49 Strauss Drive

LEESTON 109 Manse Road

ROLLESTON 35 Durrell Way

NORTHWOOD 24A Bayliss Close

ROLLESTON 6 Elizabeth Street

PREBBLETON 15 Kintyre Place

ROLLESTON 31 Rochester Crescent

Sat 30th Sept, 3.45pm – 4.15pm, 5 bed, study, 2 bthrm, 2 car, 637m2 section, Offers over $749,000 Ray White West Melton www.rwwestmelton.co.nz/ RLL22885 Sat 30th Sept, 1.30pm - 2.30pm, 4 bdrm, 1 bthrm, 1 living, 11.325ha, Deadline sale, all offers presented 2pm, 4th October (USP) www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1760, Harcourts Rolleston – Caine 027 330 1002 Sat 30th Sept, 12.30pm – 1pm, 2 bed, 1 bthrm, 1 car garage, Deadline, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23090 Sat 30th Sept, 3:15pm – 4pm, 5 bdrms, 3 bthrms, 3 car garaging, internal access, 865m2 section, Auction 4th October, unless sold prior, www.harcourts.co.nz HR4544, Harcourts Hornby Jackie Wither 0274 503 777

Sat 30th Sept, 11.30am - 12.15pm, 3 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 1 living, 2 car gge, 662m2 section, $589,000 www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1695, Harcourts Rolleston – Caine 027 330 1002 Sat 30th Sept, 12pm – 12.30pm, 3 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 2 car gge, 766m2 section. Price by negotiation, www.harcourts.co.nzID#RL1756, Harcourts Rolleston – Nyressa 027 515 7045 Sat 30th Sept, 1pm - 1.30pm, 3 bdrm plus sleepout, 1 bthrm,2 living, 2 car 1012m2 section, Price by negotiaton, www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1750, Harcourts Rolleston – Nyressa 027 515 704 Sat 30th Sept, 2pm-2.30pm, 4 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 2 living, 3 car gge, 801m2 section, Price by negotiation, www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1764, Harcourts Rolleston – Nyressa 027 515 7045

WEST MELTON 86 Rossington Drive

Sat 30th Sept, 1.30pm – 2pm, modernised, 3 bed, 1 bthrm, studio 2 car on 646m2, Deadline sale, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23052

RAKAIA 33 Bowen Street

Sat 30th Sept, 1.45pm – 2.15pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, workshop,2 car, on 1012m2, $395,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL22937

Sat 30th Sept, 3.15pm – 3.45pm, 5 bed, 3 bthrms, 4 car on 1484m2 section, Offers over $1,099,000, Ray White West Melton www.rwwestmelton.co.nz/ RLL23042

ADDINGTON 24 Hillmorton Street

ROLLESTON 25 Overbury Cres

ROLLESTON 16 Grace Way

Sun 1st Oct, 12pm -12.30pm, 4 bdrm, 1 bthrm, 1 living, 1 car gge, half share in 759m2 section, $360,000 Deadline sale: all offers presented 4pm 4th October 2017 (USP), www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1763, Harcourts Rolleston – Katie 021 135 0887

DOYLESTON 484 Drain Road

Sun 1st Oct, 1.15pm – 1.45pm, 3 Bed, 1 Bthrm, 2 Car, 2023m2 Section, Offers over $435,000, Ray White Rolleston, www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23050

DUNSANDEL 26 Albert James Place

Sun 1st Oct, 11am – 11.30am, 3 bed. 1 bthrm, 2 car on 8601m2 section, By Negotiation, Ray White Rolleston, www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23045

HORNBY 18 Montague Street

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm - 1.30pm, 3 bdrm, 1 bthrm, 1 living, 2 car gge, 597m2 section, $399,000, www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1746, Harcourts Rolleston – Katie 021 135 0887

LADBROOKS 58 Hayes Road

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm -1.30pm, 4 beds, 2 baths on 4ha with 3-bay shed, Deadline Sale (Unless Sold Prior) Closes 4pm, 4 Oct DAR26530, PGG Wrightson Real Estate, Ph Min Cookson 027 249 541

LEESTON 586 Rakaia Selwyn Road

Sun 1st Oct, 12pm – 12.45pm, 5.115ha, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 2 car, 3 bay barn, Heli Shed, Offers over $759,000, Ray White Rolleston, www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23072

Sun 1st Oct, 12.15.am – 12.45pm, 5bed, 2 bthrm, 3 living, 2 car on 965m2 section, $625,000 Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23020

ROLLESTON 3 Ruby Drive

Sun 1st Oct, 2.45pm – 3.15pm, Sensational living with triple car garage, Neg Over 599,000, Jackie Derrick 027 636 3576, jackie@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/208

ROLLESTON 8 Keyes Mews

Sun 1st Oct, 2.45pm – 3.15pm, 247m2 on 772m2 fully fenced & family friendly, Neg Over $599,000, Jo Barrett 021 859 006, jo@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz

Sun 1st Oct, 12.15pm – 12.45pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrm, sep laundry, 2 car on 737m2 section, $589,000 Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23054 Sun 1st Oct 12.30pm – 1pm, 4 Bed, Study, 2 Bthrms, 2 Car, 825m2 Section, offers over $509,000, Ray White Rolleston, www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23076

ROLLESTON 13 Loeb Place

Sun 1st Oct, 12.30pm – 1pm, 3 bed, 2 bthrms, 2 car on 808m2 section, Offers over $549,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23094

ROLLESTON 6 Cameron Crescent

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm – 1.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 2 car on 1215mr section, Deadline Sale, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23078

ROLLESTON 68 Dryden Avenue

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm – 1.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrm, double glazed, 2 car on 706m2 section, Offers over $529,000 Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23055

ROLLESTON 20 Lowes Road

ROLLESTON 50 Overbury Crescent

REDWOOD 52 Lambeth Crescent

Sun 1st Oct, 3pm – 3.30pm, 3 bed, 1 bthrm, updated kitchen, 1.5 car on 645m2, Offers over $409,000 Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23059

ROLLESTON 37 Rossall Crescent

Sun 1st Oct, 3pm – 3.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 2 car on 496m2 section, Offers over $549,000, Ray White Rolleston,www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23009

ROLLESTON 24H Jozecom Place

Sun 1st Oct, 3pm – 3.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrm, O/S Parking,2 car on 890m2 section, Offers over $575,000 Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23065

ROLLESTON 10 Navy Loop

ROLLESTON 95 Ledbury Drive

Sun 1st Oct, 3.30pm – 4pm, 216m2 immaculate 2yr old home on 649m2, Neg Over $599,000, Jo Barrett 021 859 006, jo@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/214

ROLLESTON 6 Elizabeth Street

Sun 1st Oct, 3.30pm – 4pm, 4 bed, 2 living, on huge 1181m2 section. Neg Over $585,000, Jackie Derrick 027 6363576 jackie@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/217

LEESTON 31 Chervier Street

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm - 1.30pm, spacious 4 dbl bed, 2 bthrm, 2 living, int access dble garage, $529,000, ph Cheryl 027 430 3906, Mike Pero Real Estate.

ROLLESTON 742 East Maddisons Road

LEESTON 13 Slattery Lane

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm -1.30pm, 4 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 2 living, 2 car gge, m2 section, Price by negotiation www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1734, Harcourts Rolleston – Kaye 027 686 6941

LEESTON 21 Clausen Avenue

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm -1.30pm, 3 bdrm + sleepout, 1 bthrm,2 living, 2 car gge, on 1012m2, Price by negotiation, www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1750, Harcourts Rolleston – Nyressa 027 515 7045

ROLLESTON 105B Lowes Road

LEESTON 1 Palladio Avenue

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm -1.45pm, 4 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 3 car gge, 3.454 ha, Deadline sale, all offers presented 2pm 10th October 2017 (USP) www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1765, Harcourts Rolleston – Fergus 027 608 4768

Sun 1st Oct,12pm – 12.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bath as new home on 765m2. Neg Over $489,000, Cameron McRae 027 7696696 cameron@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/222 Sun 1st Oct, 12.30pm – 1pm, Brand new 2 bedroom unit, all offers considered, Stephan Knowler 027 229 9522 stephan@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/202 Sun 1st Oct, 12.30pm – 1pm, 3 bed townhouse in Millbridge Green. $399,000, Cameron McRae 027 769 6696 cameron@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/219 Sun 1st Oct, 1pm – 1.30pm, 3 bed, near new home, 1 bthrm, int access dble garage, 700m2 section, Neg over $463,000, Farmlands Real Estate, Penny Dadson Lowery 027 895 5943 LE1608

LEESTON 59 Clausen Avenue

sUNDAY 1 OCTOBeR

West Melton

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm – 1.30pm, 3 bed, 2 bthrm home on generous 682m² section. $479,000, Cameron McRae 027 769 6696 cameron@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/212

LEESTON 138A High Street

Sun 1st Oct,1.30pm – 2pm, Large family home with 3 car garage. $425,000, Cameron McRae 027 769 6696 cameron@marealestate.co.nz Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/229

ROLLESTON 83 Walkers Road

ROLLESTON 50 Burnham School Road

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm – 1.45pm, 3 bed, 3 bthrm, 2 car, on 830m2 section,Offers over $655,000,Ray White West Melton www.rwwestmelton.co.nz/RLL23018

ROLLESTON 56 Lowes Road

Sun 1st Oct, 1.15pm – 1.45pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 2 car on 761m2 section, Offers over $535,000, Ray White Rolleston, www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23066

Sun 1st Oct, 3.45pm – 4.15pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, sept laundry , 2 car, 866m2 section, Offers over $609,000, Ray White Rolleston, www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23069

SOUTHBRIDGE 16 Taumutu Road

Sun 1st Oct, 1.30pm – 2pm, 2 bed 1 bthrm, 1 car, on 832m2 section, Offers over $309,000 Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23023

SOUTHBRIDGE 23 Brook Street

Sun 1st Oct, 2.15pm – 2.45pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, sleepout, 2 car on 4832m2 section, Offers over $549,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23007

ST MARTINS 13 Wades Avenue

Sun 1st Oct, 1.30pm – 2pm, 3 bed, 2 bthrm, 2 car, 406m2 section, Offers over $509,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23093

Sun 1st Oct,3pm – 3.30pm, As is where is on 764m2 close to City. Deadline Sale 12/10/17, Cameron McRae 0277 696 696 cameron@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/235

Sun 1st Oct, 1.30pm – 2pm, 4 bed, study nook, 2 bthrms, 23 car, 660m2 section offers over $609,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL22942

Sun 1st Oct, 2pm – 2.30pm, 4ha quality rural farmlet with river frontage. Neg Over $1.2 million, Chris Flanagan 027 433 4657 chris@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/225

ROLLESTON 45a Masefield Drive ROLLESTON 4 Maltby Drive

TAI TAPU 46 Leavington Close

LEESTON 8A Taiaroa Place

ROLLESTON 197 Brookside Road

TEMPLETON 18 Jones Road

LEESTON 454 Drain Road

ROLLESTON 33 Riverstone Drive

LEESTON 109 Manse Road

Sun 1st Oct, 1.30pm - 2.30pm, 4 bdrm, 1 bthrm, 1 living, 11.325ha, Deadline sale: all offers presented 2pm, 4th October (USP) www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1760, Harcourts Rolleston – Caine 027 330 1002 Sun 1st Oct, 2pm – 2.30pm, 3 bed, 1 bthrm separate formal lounge, dble garage, 450m2 section, Neg over $430,000, Farmlands Real Estate, Penny Dadson Lowery 027 895 5943 or Noel 027 432 8859 LE1606 Sun 1 Oct, 2pm – 2.30pm, 3 bed, 1 bthrm, studio, lge dble garage, paddock 2023m2 section, neg over $469,000, Farmlands Real Estate, Penny Dadson Lowery 027 895 5943 or Noel 027 432 8859 LE1609

LINCOLN 5 Sunline Avenue

Sun 1st Oct, 12.30pm – 1pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrm open plan living/dining, study nook, dble garage, 601m2 section $670,000, Farmlands Real Estate, LN 1506, Tracy Sevenson 027 543 9029

NORTHWOOD 24A Bayliss Close

Sun 1st Oct, 11.30am – 12pm, 2 bed, 1 bthrm, 1 car garage, Deadline, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23090

PREBBLETON 10 Sterling Drive

Sun 1st Oct, 1pm – 1.30pm – 2.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 2 car on 723m2 section, Offers over $809,000 Ray White Rolleston, www.rwrolleston.co.nz /RLL23039

ROLLESTON 22 Moore Street

Sun 1st Oct, 11am – 11.30am, 4 bed, 1 bthrms, modernised, new kitchen, on 470m2 section, Offers over $409,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23074

ROLLESTON 26 Newman Road

Sun 1st Oct, 11am – 11.30am, New build, 3 bed, 2 bthrms, 3 car, 683m2 section, offers over $555,000, Ray White West Melton www.rwwestmelton.co.nz/RLL23097

ROLLESTON 19 Liddington Drive

Sun 1st Oct, 11.30am – 12pm, 3 bed, 2 bthrm, 2 car on 432m2 section, Offers over $499,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23086

ROLLESTON 49 Strauss Drive

Sun 1st Oct, 11.30am - 12.15pm, 3 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 1 living, 2 car gge, 662m2 section, $589,000 www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1695, Harcourts Rolleston – Caine 027 330 1002

ROLLESTON 1083 Goulds Road

Sun 1st Oct, 1.30pm – 2pm, New,3 bed, 2 bthrms, 2 car, 663m2 section, offers over $569,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL22942 Sun 1st Oct, 2pm – 2.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 3 car on 252m2 on 1104m2 section, $630,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23019

ROLLESTON 46 Shillingford Boulevard

Sun 1st Oct, 2pm - 2:30pm, Brand new builders own home, 3 dbl bedrooms, int access dbl garage, Smart wired, fully fenced, $519,000, Call Cheryl on 0274 303-906, Mike Pero Real Estate

ROLLESTON 89 Strauss Drive

Sun 1st Oct, 2pm - 2.30pm, Stunning new 4 double bedroom home in brick & cedar, Neg Over $639,000 Jackie Derrick 027 636 3576 jackie@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/211

ROLLESTON 5 Gilbert Close

Sun 1st Oct, 2pm – 2.30pm, 2 bed, 1 bthrm, double glazed, 2 car, on 455m2, $469,000, Ray White Rolleston, www rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23017

ROLLESTON 3 Ragley Way, Faringdon

Sun 1st Oct, 2pm – 2.30pm, Near new 3 Bdrm. Motivated vendors heading off shore. Neg over $485,000, Jo Barrett 021 859 006 jo@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/214

ROLLESTON 31 Rochester Crescent

Sun 1st Oct, 2pm-2.30pm, 4 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 2 living, 3 car gge, 801m2 section, Price by negotiation, www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1764, Harcourts Rolleston – Nyressa 027 515 7045

ROLLESTON 11 Eversham Drive

Sun 1st Oct, 2.15pm – 2.45pm, 4 Bed, 2 Bthrms, 3 Car, 606m2 Section, Offers over $595,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston co.nz/RLL23004

ROLLESTON 5a Sheridan Drive

Sun 1st Oct, 2.15 – 2.45pm, 3 bed, 2 bthrms,3 car, on 1637m2 section, Offers over $789,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23041

ROLLESTON 27b Masefield Drive

Sun 1st Oct, 2.15pm – 2.45pm, 3 bed, 2 bthrm, 2 car, 482m2 section, $535,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL23095

Sun 1st Oct, ,11.15am – 11.45am, modern 3 bed, 1 bthrms, 2 car, Share in 862m2 section,$449,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23030

TAI TAPU 40 Michaels Road

Sun 1st Oct, 11.30am –12pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, sep laundry 3 car on 825m2,Offers over $555,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23056

TEMPLETON 10e Riverside Lane

Sun 1st Oct, 12.15pm – 12.45pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, sep laundry, 2 car, 701m2 section, Offers over $750,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23012

TEMPLETON 19 Devine Drive

Sun 1st Oct 1pm - 1.45pm, Auction (Unless Sold Prior) 2pm, Thursday, 19 Oct, PGG Wrightson Real Estate, Ph Karen Hennessy 027 967 0186

TEMPLETON 230 Dawsons Road

Sun 1st Oct, 2.30pm - 3.30pm, 4 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 2 car gge, 4.0115 ha, Deadline sale all offers presented 2pm Thurs 18 Oct 2017 (USP), www.harcourts.co.nz ID#RL1765, Harcourts Rolleston – Kaye 027 686 6941 Fergus 027 608 4768

WEEDONS 105 Knights Road

Sun 1st Oct, 2.15pm, - 3pm, 4.693ha, 4 bed 2 bthms, pool, 2 car, $930,000, Ray White West Melton, www.rwwestmelton.co.nz/RLL23048

WEST MELTON 11 Ashton Rise

Sun 1st Oct, 4.30pm – 5pm, 3 bed, study nook, 2 bthrms, 2 car, 817m2 section, offers over $649,000, Ray White West Melton, www.rwwestmelton.co.nz/RLL23060

WEST MELTON 21 Shepherd Ave

Sun 1st Oct, 3.15pm – 3.45pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, sep laundry,2 car, 900m2 section, Offers over $729,000, Ray White West Melton www.rwwestmelton.co.nz/RLL23025

WEST MELTON 36 Shepherd Ave

Sun 1st Oct, 12pm – 12.30pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, Sep Laundry 3 car, 812m2, Offers over $685,000,Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL22932

ROLLESTON 804 East Maddisons Road

Sun 1st Oct, 12pm – 12.30pm, 4 bed, 1 bthrm, 2 car, 770m2 section, Offers over $475,000, Ray White West Melton www.rwwestmelton.co.nz/ RLL22932

Sun 1st Oct, 2.15pm – 3pm, 4 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 2 living, 2 car gge, 628m2 section, $519,000, www.harcourts.co.nzID#RL1742, Harcourts Rolleston Mary 021 557 731

Sun 1st Oct,1pm – 1.45pm, 4ha lifestyle property on city fringe, Neg Over $950,000, Andrew Taylor 0274 355 930 andrew@marealesate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz

Sun 1st Oct, 2.30pm – 3pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrm, 2 Car, 252m2 on 1235m2 section, Offers over $675,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/ RLL23016

Sun 1st Oct, 12.45pm – 1.15pm, 202m2 four bed close to Airport, Neg Over $639,000, Jo Barrett 021 859 006,jo@marealestate.co.nz, Matson & Allan, www.marealestate.co.nz/231

ROLLESTON 12 Masefield Drive

ROLLESTON 35 Durrell Way

Sun 1st Oct, 12pm – 12.30pm, 3 bdrm, 2 bthrm, 2 car gge, 766m2 section. Price by negotiation www.harcourts.co.nzID#RL1756, Harcourts Rolleston – Nyressa 027 515 7045

Sun 1st Oct, 2.15pm – 2.45pm, 4 bed, 2 bthrms, 3 car on 602m2 section, Offers over $599,000, Ray White Rolleston www.rwrolleston.co.nz/RLL22999

ROLLESTON 42 Flint Road

ROLLESTON 103 Fairfield Way

Sun 1st Oct, 3.30pm – 4pm, 4 bed, study, 2 bthrms 3 car, 4235m2 section, Deadline sale, Ray White West Melton www.rwwestmelton.co.nz/RLL23013

YALDHURST 613 Pound Road

YALDHURST 8 Cognac Drive

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