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CENTRAL CANTERBURY NEWS, SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
for the week 18 September to 24 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
Want 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:
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
Rolleston Town Centre Plan --
Share your ideas!
Rolleston is booming. Over the next 30 years it is expected that Rolleston will grow from
around 8000 people to between 18,000 -- 22,000
people. Council wants to work with the community and
developers to plan for the future of our Town Centre.
The Council is hosting two drop-in events to get
your ideas, on Wednesday, 19 September from
7.30 -- 9pm and Sunday, 23 September from
1.30 -- 3pm, in the Rolleston Community Centre
lounge. Everyone welcome.
If you can't make either of those events, visit
www.selwyn.govt.nz/rollestontowncentre, post your
thoughts at Facebook.com/FutureforSelwyn or call
into the Rolleston library/service centre to pick up a
Following the gathering of ideas, the Council will develop
options for further public consultation toward the end
of this year. A public hearing is scheduled for March
next year, followed by preparation of the Masterplan for
consideration by the Council in May next year.
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. This is the start of three years
restoration planting on the reserve aimed to
involve the community and Ellesmere College
in restoring Te Waihora lake margin. 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:
IS YOUR DOG REGISTERED FOR
THE 2012/13 YEAR?
Beginning this week any dogs not registered will
be visited by an Animal Control Officer who may
issue a $300 fine per dog.
The penalty fee due is $50 for the first dog and
$35 for the second and subsequent dogs.
If you have not received
your registration notice, are
having problems paying, or
have any questions, please
contact Tracey Wheeler
on 03 347 2800.
Whitecliffs Community Survey
The Whitecliffs Township Committee and
Community Response Team will be "door
knocking" over the next couple of weeks to find
out what locals think -- what they like and dislike,
and what they would like to see improved in the
They will also be asking for updated information
on who lives at each address, what needs they
may have and what resources they may have to
offer in the event of a Civil Defence Emergency.
They will be wearing official Civil Defence/ Selwyn
District Council identification tags.
Foxford Close Stormwater Basin.
The Selwyn District Council no longer
requires Lincoln's Foxford Close Stormwater
Basin Area and wants to revoke the lands
status as "local purpose (Drainage Reserve)"
Notice is given that the Selwyn District
Council proposes to resolve that the Local
Purpose (Drainage Reserve) held by Council
and described in the Schedule is surplus
to Reserves Act requirements and that the
reservation over the land shall be revoked
pursuant to Section 24 Reserves Act 1977.
Canterbury Land District -- Selwyn
2058 square metres being Lot 50 Deposited
Plan 3584319 comprised in Computer
Freehold Register 237604 subject to
appurtenant Easement Certificate A209925.12
Any person wishing to make a submission on
this proposal should do so in writing to the
undersigned prior to 4pm on 19 October
The Property Group Limited
PO Box 7240
Sunday, 30 September
10am -- 2pm
Darfield Recreation Centre
New to the Malvern area?
Here's a great opportunity to find
out about local sports clubs, craft
groups and organisations in and
For more information phone
Jenny Gallagher (03) 318 1784 or email
Making Irrigation Pay -- Managing Within Limits
Irrigation NZ invites irrigators to attend this free workshop
Wednesday 3 October
1.00pm -- 4.00pm
Leeston Rugby Club,
Thursday 11 October
1.00pm -- 4.00pm
Hororata Hall, Corner of
Duncans & Hororata Roads.
Given the National Policy Statement on water, what is the state of the
Environment in your catchment?
• How will the proposed Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan set
the framework for managing within limits?
• How is Environment Canterbury working with irrigators?
Managing within limits: What does it mean for irrigators?
• Will your practices need to change? If so, how?
• What are the tools & knowledge available to meet this challenge?
• Where are the gaps?
There will be plenty of local content, group discussion and question time.
This session will introduce irrigators to practical ideas, technology and
tools to take back to their own farming system.
For further programme and speaker information go to
www.irrigationnz.co.nz We look forward to having you join us.
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