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CENTRAL CANTERBURY NEWS, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
for the week 4 September to 10 September
SELWYN DISTRICT COUNCIL
PO Box 90, Rolleston 7643
Council Chambers & Offices
Norman Kirk Drive, Rolleston
Ph 347 2800 or 318 8338
Rolleston Library & Service Centre
Rolleston Drive, Rolleston
Ph 347 2880 or 318 8338
Darfield Library & Service Centre
1 South Terrace, Darfield
Ph 318 8338 or 347 2800
Leeston Library & Service Centre
High Street, Leeston
Ph 347 2820 or 318 8338
Lincoln Library & Service Centre
Gerald Street, Lincoln
Ph 347 2875 or 318 8338
Lincoln & Districts Historical Society
Fieldtrip to car museums, Sunday, 16 September
Car pooling: Meet at Lincoln Event Centre carpark, 9.20am.
1. Errol Smith's Cars, 499
Avonhead Road, 10am --
Entry: gold coin
donation, to Cancer
On-site parking. Hot
2. Stewart's Car Museum,
750 Wairakei Road, (same entrance as Hinton's Winery) from 2pm.
Ring Margaret on 325 2790, or 325 2588 by Monday, 10 September if
interested. All welcome.
Registrations are now open for the
2012 Canterbury Plantout, a fun day out
to help restore native habitats.
This year we have limited seats, so
registrations at www.kakariki.org.nz
will close when all places are taken. A
$5 registration fee contributes to food, travel
and live music. You will also get a reusable mug to
take home. Accompanied children register for
The 2012 Canterbury Plantout thanks sponsors
WWF New Zealand, Canterbury Community
Trust, Ministry for the Environment, the Isaac
Conservation and Wildlife Trust and Selwyn
Saturday events are being held on 8 September
focusing on the Lower Selwyn around Te
Waihora/Ellesmere and 22 September towards
the Canterbury foothills. Each Plantout event will
involve a variety of sites and you are welcome to
come to both days.
What to know more about
the Selwyn Aquatic Centre
and local pools?
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. Everyone is welcome
to come along:
Wednesday, 5 September -- Prebbleton Hall, 7.30pm
Tuesday, 11 September -- Leeston Library community room, 7pm
Thursday, 20 September -- West Melton Hall Lounge, 7pm
Thursday, 27 September -- Darfield Library community room, 7pm
Tuesday, 16 October -- Rolleston Community Centre, 7.30pm
Wednesday, 17 October -- Tai Tapu Hall, 7.30pm
Tuesday, 23 October -- Springston Hall, 7pm
Thursday, 25 October -- Glentunnel Hall lounge, 7pm
Tuesday, 30 October -- Lincoln Events Centre, Habgood Lounge, 7pm
Thursday, 8 November -- Sheffield venue and time to be confirmed
Hororata Neighbourhood Support
Hororata Hall, Wednesday,
5 September, 7.30pm
Meeting to discuss water, Civil Defence, the
future of Hororata. For more information,
contact S Oliver 318 0771.
What's there to do in Darfield
and surrounding areas?
What services are available?
Are you a club, sports group, craft group, or organisation?
We would love you to have a (free) stand at the
For more information or to book,
phone Jenny Gallagher (03) 318 1784
or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, 30 September, 10am -- 2pm
Darfield Recreation Centre
Rolleston Square Carpark
Sunday, 9 September, 10am to 1pm
Local produce and crafts.
For more information, email
email@example.com ph 347 8240
Tai Tapu Bush
A legacy in the making
Community Planting day
at Tai Tapu Domain,
Sunday, 9 September, 1pm onwards
Spades and food provided. Parking is
within the domain by the rugby clubrooms.
Bring strong shoes and wet weather gear if
Major structures at the Pines II Wastewater
Treatment Plant are now complete and
the contractor is working on installing the
The treatment plant is expected to be ready
to accept sewage from Lincoln, Prebbleton,
Springston, Rolleston and West Melton early
in the New Year.
Two years on, how are we doing?
West Melton Hall
Sunday, 9 September, 9am -- 3pm
Cost: $45 per person, includes handouts,
morning/afternoon tea and lunch
Dr Olive J Webb will lead the workshop designed to
assist people to understand the effects of the Canterbury
earthquakes and other traumatising events on us and
our families, to help us take control of our recovery. The
workshop is supported by the Selwyn District Council.
Registration forms are available from firstname.lastname@example.org, or
03 318 0880.
Register now to ensure you have a space!
"Digging in the Red Zone"
Ellesmere Historical Society
Leeston Community Room, Messines Street, Leeston
Monday, 10 September, 7.30pm
Director of Underground Overground Archaeology Ltd Katharine
Watson will speak about the importance of the archaeology work she
has been doing in the Christchurch Red Zone since the earthquakes.
Lakeside Domain Restoration
Community Planting Day
Sunday, 23 September -- 10am sharp start -- 2pm
The planting day has been organised by "Te Waihora Warriors",
an environment group of Ellesmere College students, with help from
the Lakeside Reserve Committee, Selwyn District Council and funded
by Kids Restore New Zealand. Please bring a spade, warm clothes,
lunch or picnic and a drink to keep your planting energy up. Kids
and kids at heart welcome.
To register your interest please email: email@example.com
A Lyttelton archeological dig site.
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