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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 Bernadette Ryan and for community boards, please notify Marilyn Ponsford.
Township, Hall and Reserve Committees, please note. If you wish to advertise your meeting
here, or make any changes to meeting details, please let Bernadette Ryan know by 9am on Thursday
of the week prior to publication by emailing email@example.com, or by phoning
347 2800 or 03 318 8338.
Mobile library timetable
Wednesday 8 May
11.30am -- 12.30pm
1.20 -- 1.50pm
Castle Hill Village
2.20 -- 3pm
Thursday 9 May
2 -- 2.30pm
2.55 -- 3.30pm
Friday 10 May
10.30 -- 11.30am
12.15 -- 1pm
Monday 13 May
Cat's Pyjamas Preschool,
10.15 -- 10.45am
Burnham County Montessori 11 -- 11.30am
1 -- 1.30pm
Tuesday 14 May
Cat's Pyjamas Preschool,
12.30 -- 1pm
West Melton Learning Centre 1 -- 1.15pm
West Melton School
1.15 -- 2pm
West Melton Church
COUNCIL & COMMUNITY BOARDS
Selwyn Waihora Zone Meeting
Tuesday, 7 May, 1pm, Executive Meeting Room
Wednesday, 8 May, 1pm, Council Chambers,
The meeting is followed by a Citizenship
Ceremony at 6.30pm which is open to the public
Selwyn District Water Race Sub-committee
Monday, 13 May, 1.30pm, Executive Meeting
Selwyn Central Community Board
Wednesday, 15 May, 4pm, Executive Meeting
Annual Plan Submission Hearing
Monday, 20 May, 10am, Council Chambers,
Wednesday, 22 May, 1pm, Council Chambers,
These are public meetings and the first 15 minutes
are available for the public to speak.
Arthur's Pass Association AGM
Wednesday, 15 May, 7.30pm, Hannam Centre, St
Augustines Church, Cracroft Tce, Christchurch
Coes & Chamberlains Ford Reserve
Thursday, 9 May, 7.30pm, Sudeley Park
Darfield Township Committee
Thursday, 16 May, 7.45pm, Darfield Library/
Doyleston Community Committee
Tuesday, 8 May, 7.30pm, Osborne Park Hall
Dunsandel Domain Board
Wednesday, 15 May, 7pm, Dunsandel Sports
Glenroy Community Hall Committee
Tuesday, 21 May, 8pm, Glenroy Hall
Kirwee Community Committee
Monday, 20 May, 7.30pm, Kirwee Community Hall
Kirwee Recreation Reserve Management
Monday, 13 May, 7.30pm, Kirwee Sports Pavilion
Lake Coleridge Community Committee
Friday, 17 May, 7pm, Lake Coleridge Hall
Lincoln Community Committee
Monday, 13 May, 7.30pm, Lincoln Community
Lincoln Event Centre Governance Committee
Wednesday, 8 May, 7.30pm, Lincoln Event Centre
Prebbleton Community Association
Tuesday, 14 May, 7.30pm, Prebbleton Hall
Prebbleton Public Hall Society Inc.
Monday, 13 May, 7.30pm, Prebbleton Public Hall
Prebbleton Reserve Management Committee
Monday, 20 May, 7.30pm, Prebbleton Rugby
Springston Community Committee
Monday, 20 May, 7.30pm, Springston Hall Supper
Springston Reserve Committee
Wednesday, 15 May, 8pm, Springston Reserve
Errol Tweedy Pavilion
West Melton Reserve Board
Monday, 20 May, 7.30pm, West Melton Domain
Rolleston Envirotown Market
Local produce and crafts
Rolleston Square car park
Sunday 12 May, 10am -- 1pm
Second hand childrens
clothing at May market
or phone 347 8240.
Local Launch for Pollution
Environment Canterbury's Pollution Prevention
Team joined Selwyn Mayor Kelvin Coe to launch its
programme at the Izone Business Hub recently.
The team will work with businesses to raise awareness
of environmental issues at Rolleston's new business
hub, and surrounding industrial area.
Industrial spills and accidents have the potential
to cause significant environmental damage if they
enter the stormwater system, as drains and gutters
lead directly to local streams and rivers. "The team's
focus is on preventing industrial spills by encouraging
businesses to review their processes, develop best
practices, and raise staff awareness to minimise the
risk of discharges into the environment.
"Our team offers free independent advice based on
experience gained from visiting more than 1,600 businesses in the last five years," said Paul Gofton,
Team Leader at Environment Canterbury for implementation and pollution prevention.
Local businesses can help prevent pollution by:
identifying stormwater drains and ensuring only clean rainwater enters the stormwater system
having spill kits and spill procedures in place in case of an incident
storing and handling hazardous substances -- ensuring secondary containment is in place and
all drains, especially stormwater drains, are protected during loading and unloading.
Izone businesses can expect to be contacted by Environment Canterbury's Pollution Prevention Team
in the next few months. For more information about the programme visit www.ecan.govt.nz/ppg.
The realignment of Telegraph Road with
Bray Street in Darfield has started. Motorists
should take extreme care when proceeding
through this intersection while this work is
being completed. When the realignment has
finished the priority at the intersection will
change giving right of way to traffic on Bray
Street/Telegraph Road. Cardale Street will
be controlled by a compulsory stop sign.
A concept plan can be viewed on the
Council's website www.selwyn.govt.nz/
If you have questions about this project
please contact Stef McNeil on 03 347 2800
or phone 03 318 8338.
Selwyn is celebrating Youth Week from 4-12
May. There are lots of events planned in our
area for young people, their families and our
community to take par t in, including:
Youth Week Skate Jam
(Wednesday 8 May, 3 -- 5pm, Rolleston
Skate Park). Presented with the Rolleston
Youth Action Group
(Friday 10 May, 6 -- 10.30pm, Darfield Skate
Park). Presented with Darfield Baptist Youth
R-Dub Club Performance Café
(Saturday 11 May, 8 -- 10pm, Rolleston
Community Centre). Presented with Rolleston
Youth Week Skate Jam
(Sunday 12 May,12 -- 3pm, Darfield Skate Park).
Presented with the Cheapskates Skate Skool
and Darfield Baptist Youth Group.
Looking for funding for
yourself or your group?
Selwyn District Council provides funding at a
ward level to support groups and individuals
whose work helps improve community
wellbeing in Selwyn.
Supporting people to reach their goals such
as representing the district (e.g. at regional,
national or international competitions),
or carrying out volunteer work can benefit
Selwyn district in a variety of ways, for
example through having access to sports
coaching, mentoring or through volunteer
service to the district.
These funds are dispersed by the Malvern
Community Board (for Malvern ward), the
Selwyn Central Community Board) (for
Selwyn Central) and Springs/Ellesmere
councillors (for the Springs and Ellesmere
wards), with research and advice on each
application provided by Council staff.
We are now inviting applications for funding.
If you know anyone who may benefit from
this funding please visit www.selwyn.govt.
nz/council-info/community/funding to find
If you wish to discuss this please contact
Marilyn.firstname.lastname@example.org or phone
(03) 347 2710.
The Council is developing a new Local
Alcohol Policy that will guide the hours,
location and conditions for places that sell
alcohol. The aim is to minimise alcohol-
We want the views of young people to
help inform this policy. We need to know
what you think about when and where you
can buy and drink alcohol. The survey will
take about 10 minutes to complete and
you can go into a prize draw to win one of
two $50 itunes vouchers. To complete the
survey visit Selwyn.govt.nz/haveyoursay
by 14 May.
Term Two Classes
Lincoln Event Centre and Rolleston
Community Centre Term two classes star t
this week. We have a range of classes to suit
everyone. Classes include:
For kids -- baby gym, mini gym and
Lincoln Event Centre is also hosting
community bowls, the Springs Day Club,
badminton and low impact circuit classes
and lots more. You can try out scrabble,
roller skating, sign language, upholstery
and more at Rolleston Community Centre.
For programme details see Selwyn.govt.nz/
rcc and Selwyn.govt.nz/lec.
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