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CENTRAL CANTERBURY NEWS, JANUARY 30, 2013
for the week 29 January to 4 February
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
Toddler Time 2013
The Selwyn Library Toddler
Time sessions will start up the
first week of February.
Please note the date and time
change for Lincoln session.
The times and dates are as follows:-
Monday, 4th February Darfield Library
10 -- 10.30am
Tuesday, 5th February Rolleston Library
9.30 -- 10am and 10.30 -- 11am
Thursday, 7th February Lincoln Library
11 -- 11.30am
Thursday, 7th February Leeston Library
10.30 -- 11am
Trialling Baby Time -- Rolleston
or Lincoln Libraries
The Selwyn Library is looking at trialling
a Baby-Time session for Term 1 in either
Rolleston or Lincoln Libraries.
The session is aimed at babies from birth to
18mths and involves songs, rhymes, bubbles
The sessions will be 30 minutes duration
and will be held in the morning (day to be
If you are interested in attending a session
please contact either Rolleston Library (347
2880) or Lincoln Library (347 2876) with your
expression of interest.
Book Club Rolleston Library
We are looking at starting up an adult's book
club in the Rolleston Library which will be held
once a month.
If you think you may be interested in joining this
book club or have any questions please contact
the Rolleston Library on 347 2880.
Registration & Trials
in February 2013
Registration to be completed online
via our website, see below.
sausage sizzle, fun games
and the payment of subs
(if internet banking option has not already been
chosen from the on-line registration form)
11th, 13th (4-6pm) & 17th Feb (10am-12)
17th (2-4pm) & 18th, 20th Feb (6-8pm)
A & B preseason training 17th Feb (11-1pm)
27th Feb 7pm
For further information please see
Move it to Music
-- Experienced tutor uses
music, fun equipment and
a sense of humour to get
you moving and learn fall
Suitable for those with arthritis or the less active who want to "use it, not
lose it". Come and enjoy this seated or standing aerobics class.
Ease into Exercise -- Feeling like you want to get back into, or try
exercise? Ease into exercise is perfect for you. This class is a gentle
exercise programme designed to get some physical activity back into your
life. Covering a range of exercise class styles. You will have fun and get
fit in a safe, positive environment.
Strengthen and Stretch -- Combining the benefits of yoga, pilates,
core strengthening and stretching, this class is a great way to build
strength, increase flexibility, and calm the body and mind. An optional
short relaxation session at the end tops off this beneficial exercise class.
Adult and Children's Golf Programmes -- The Rolleston
Community Centre's Adult and Children's Golf Programmes are now being
held on Sundays from 9 -- 11am at Burnham Golf Course. The starting date
for both courses is Sunday 17 February (Please note: this is different
from the days and times advertised in our brochure). Enrolments
are open now. This is a great opportunity for parents and their children
to learn golf at the same time.
For more information: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or
phone 347 2882, pick up a copy of our Term 1 brochure, go online to
www.selwyn.govt.nz/rcc, visit our face book page or call in to see us at
94 Rolleston Drive.
Motorcycyle Skills Course
Selwyn District Road Safety are offering two Motorcycle courses
in February. To be eligible, you must hold a full motorcycle licence
and live in the Selwyn District
Course costs are highly subsidised, and at $50 per rider are
Slow pro is a ½ day course where riders can increase their
skill in slow manoeuvres.
Apex is a full day course for intermediate and advanced road
riders. It includes theory, slow skills, braking, and on-road
For more information or to book a place on either course, please
contact the trainer:
2 drive Safe Motorcycle Training
0508 TODRIVE (0508 863 748)
Ellesmere Historical Society
Waitangi Day Tour
Wednesday 6 February 2013
"Following the Styx River"
a tour through the Styx-Belfast area.
The bus will leave Southbridge at 9am, and call at Leeston and Lincoln.
The first sight of the River will be at Nunweek Park where a dry swale
shows the course it took from its source in the Harewood area.
A stop will be made at the Styx Mill Conservation Reserve
before going past the sites
of the CFM and Borthwick's
freezing companies (now
Silver Fern Farms), the Belfast
cemetery and the historic
Spring Grove homestead,
then along Marshlands Road
to the Janet Stewart Reserve
on Lower Styx Road.
From there the road follows
the river to Spencerville where a stop will be made at Spencer Park for
lunch. This can be taken and eaten at one of the tables or purchased at
the Cafe. The tour continues along the river, past the Boating Reserve
to Brooklands, to see the Brooklands lagoon.
It is then back across the river where the floodgates can be seen, to
Kainga and Stewarts Gully. If time is available, stops may be made at
The Groynes and Clearwater, returning to Southbridge about 4.30pm.
For further information and to book a seat please phone
Wendy Dalley 329 1877, Margaret Morrish 325 2790
or Roger Gilbert 324 3648
One sheep found in Highfield Road over the week of
14th January. This sheep was someone's pet.
Sheep found in Darfield: 1 corriedale ewe, 6 coopworth
lambs & 2 coopworth ewes have been found near Cullens
& McLaughlins Roads.
Please contact Animal Control on 03 347 2800 if they are yours or you
know who might own them.
Are you involved in the arts,
but need some financial
assistance to make your
The closing date for Creative NZ -- Creative
Communities Scheme funding applications is
Friday 22 February 2013. For more information
about criteria, contact the scheme administrator,
Stuart Westoby, at the Selwyn District Council,
Stuart.Westoby@selwyn.govt.nz, ph: 03 347 2708
The following grants were made from the last
1. Art Group of Lincoln -- $1,543.00 towards
2013 tutor & exhibition costs.
2. Ellesmere Art Group Trust -- $1,194.00
towards 2013 tutor fees & evening class costs.
3. Malvern Community Arts Council --
$1,145 towards September 2013 schools art
4. Castle Hill Village Artists -- $5,000.00
towards Easter art exhibition costs
5. Celebrating Selwyn -- $5,000.00 towards
new website construction.
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