Home' Central Canterbury News : August 22nd 2012 Contents 6 CENTRAL CANTERBURY NEWS, AUGUST 22, 2012
Public Forum at Council and Community
Board Meetings: You may speak on matters
of concern during the first 15 minutes of each
meeting but please let us know well in advance.
For council meetings, please notify Sue Elder
and for community boards, please notify Marilyn
Township, Hall and Reserve Committees,
please note: If you wish to advertise your meeting
here, or make any changes to meeting details,
please let Lee Brehaut know by 9am on Thursday
of the week prior to publication by emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phoning
347 2800 or 03 318 8338.
COUNCIL & COMMUNITY BOARDS
• Wednesday, 22 August, 1pm, Council Chambers,
Malvern Community Board
• Monday, 27 August, 4pm, Darfield Library/
• Thursday, 30 August, 1pm, Council Chambers,
Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee
• Tuesday, 4 September, 1pm, Executive Meeting
These are public meetings and the first 15
minutes are available for the public to speak.
Castle Hill Village Community Association
• Monday, 3 September, 5.30pm by SKYPE
Coalgate Township Committee
• Tuesday, 21 August, 7.30pm, Coalgate Fire
Darfield Recreation & Community Centre
• Monday, 3 September, 7.30pm, Darfield
Glenroy Community Hall Committee
• Tuesday, 21 August, 8pm, Glenroy Hall
Glentunnel Residents Association
• Monday, 3 September, 7.30pm, Glentunnel
Greendale Recreation Reserve Management
• Tuesday, 4 September, 8pm, Greendale Hall
Hororata Hall Committee
• Tuesday, 28 August, 7.30pm, Hororata Hall
Kirwee Recreation Reserve Management
• Monday 10 September, 7.30pm, Kirwee Sports
Lake Coleridge Community Committee
• Friday, 31 August, 7pm, Lake Coleridge
Leeston Community Committee
• Monday, 3 September, 7.30pm, Leeston
Leeston Park Association
• Monday, 27 August, 7.30pm, Leeston Park
Lincoln Community Committee
• Monday, 10 September, 7.30pm, Lincoln Event
Prebbleton Public Hall Society Inc
• Monday, 10 September, 7.30pm, Prebbleton
Rolleston Community Centre Committee
• Thursday, 30 August, 7.30pm, Rolleston
Community Centre Lounge
Sheffield/Waddington Community & Hall
• Thursday, 23 August, 7.30pm, Sheffield
Southbridge Advisory Committee
• Monday, 27 August, 7.30pm, Southbridge
Tawera Memorial Hall Springfield
• Thursday, 6 September, 7.30pm, Tawera
Waihora Park Reserve Committee
• Tuesday, 4 September, 7.30pm, Waihora
Bowling Club Pavilion
Whitecliffs Domain, Reserve & Township
• Monday, 10 September, 7.30pm, Glentunnel
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Rolleston Residents Association
• Monday, 27 August, 7.30pm, Rolleston
Notice to remove vehicles
Springston South Reserve,
The Selwyn District Council intends to
remove all unregistered and unwarranted
vehicles that have been placed on the above
Council Reserve. The removal of these
vehicles will take place on 31 August.
It is an offence under the Reserves Act 1977
(Section 110) and the Selwyn District Council
Parks and Reserves Bylaw 2009 (Clause 7.5)
to abandon vehicles on a reserve. As the
administering body of the land, Council has
the powers to take possession of the vehicles
and dispose of them.
For further enquiries please contact
Tanya Maylam on 347 2954.
Ellesmere Water Race
On behalf of the Selwyn District Council,
Glenroy Community Irrigation Co.
Ltd are temporarily shutting off the Upper
Ellesmere water race intake and scheme to
allow for intake maintenance.
The intake will be closed on Tuesday, 28
August and will be reopened on Thursday,
30 August. Races affected include Rakaia
Tce, Sharlands, Waikimihia, Rakaia, Selwyn
and Illingworth Roads and all off-shoots.
Flow may take time to reach all downstream
users of the scheme.
An affected area map is available at
www.selwyn.govt.nz. Any questions relating
to this shutdown should be directed to
Selwyn District Council on 03 347 2800 (24
hour answer service).
Lincoln Farmers' and Craft Market
Saturday, 1 September, 10am to 1pm.
Bring your prize-winning scarecrow along between
10 -- 10.30am. Judging at 12 noon.
Entries minimum 1m high -- stakes will be provided.
Lots of prizes to be won -- child/adult/corporate and peoples'
choice categories. Plus a wide selection of local crafts, fresh
baking, produce and seasonal vegetables on offer. Great
fun family day out! Details on Facebook.com/lincolnmarket.
Or contact Debbie on 03 329 5757.
Both Darfield and Southbridge
community pools require Lifeguard Staff
for the upcoming summer season. Great
customer service skills, reliability and good
swimming skills are required. Training for
lifeguard qualification will be offered.
For further information phone Southbridge
Pool Manager Brenda Hampton,on
027 552 0010, or Darfield Pool Manager
Christina Clarkson, on 318 8109.
The 2012 Sensational
Selwyn Awards were a huge
If you would like to see a
summary of the nominees,
finalists and winners as well as a photo gallery
from the event dinner, check out the awards
Part of Two Chain Road Norwood
Part of Two Chain Road between Highfield
Road and Coaltrack Road, Norwood
(Sections1&2onSurvey Office Plan
448714 and containing 3.0025 hectares
in area) is now formally closed.
The proposed closing was publicly notified
in May in accordance with the provisions of
the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government
Act 1974. The closure allows the land to
be purchased and incorporated into the
Mahoe Reserve, Boundary Road, Lincoln, next to
the Golf course, opposite the High School. Ring
Denis for info 325 2806.
Bring your spades, gloves and
plant a tree for the future. We
supply the trees.
Mahoe working bees are
held on the first Sunday of
the month, normally starting
Prebbleton Community Hall, Springs Rd
Saturday, 25 August, 9am -- 4pm
Old and new books, CDs, DVDs & puzzles on sale
-- an All Saints Church fundraiser.
For more information, contact
Averil Carpenter, 349 6854.
Hoskyns Road is going to be closed from
Jones Road to Maddisons Road from
27 August to 12 March next year for
contractors to do necessary work in
connection with the development of Izone.
As the work involves the laying of a sewer
main down the middle of Hoskyns Road,
closing the road is considered the safest
The contractors (Sicon/BG Contracting)
have advised that they will open the road
over the Christmas break. During the
closure the contractors will maintain
access to residents and businesses along
Signs are being installed at each end of the
closure to warn motorists.
Those travelling from Darfield to Rolleston
can use the Aylesbury Road -- Wards Road
route which adds 1km to the journey.
Any queries or concerns should be
directed to Asset Engineer Transportation
Mark Chamberlain, 347 2858.
Want to know more
about the Selwyn
Aquatic Centre and
The Selwyn Aquatic Centre community
fundraising committee has organised
a series of meetings about the Selwyn
Aquatic Strategy and support being given
to community/school pools. The first of
these takes place in the Southbridge
Town Hall, upstairs lounge, at 7pm on
Thursday, 30 August.
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