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Waihora in final

Waihora’s Stephen Swain shows the determination, which helped Waihora to reach the final of the Canterbury Country division one rugby competition with a close win over fellow Ellesmere side Prebbleton on Saturday. Waihora took the match 22–15...... Read More

Success at prison youth unit

Celebrating success and hope for young people was the theme of the visit by Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry panel members to the Youth Unit based at Christchurch Men’s Prison near Rolleston. The Youth Unit aims to provide a supportive youth...... Read More

Boil water

Residents on Selwyn District Council’s Sheffield–Waddington water supply have been advised to boil their water. The council has issued a boil water notice after test results showed that E coli levels were above recommended levels. As a...... Read More

Roll up

The Selwyn District Council is bringing back Selwyn Movie Nights to help locals get through the winter. The first event will be a screening of The Greatest Showman this Friday night at the Rolleston College auditorium. The movie celebrates the birth...... Read More

Student recognised for environmental conscience

A well-known Lincoln University alumnus was on campus recently to honour a second-year planning student’s commitment to the environment. Athol McCully and fellow Southern Environmental Trust Committee members, Alan McKinnon and Kim Tanner, presented...... Read More

Selwyn ahead of the pack

Did you know that 59% of Selwyn residents have never smoked, compared to 56% of residents in the rest of New Zealand? We also have a slightly higher percentage of ex-smokers than the national average. Both of these statistics bode well for our progress...... Read More

Blinc’s first outing a big success

Lincoln University was chosen as the site of one of the headline events of this year’s national Techweek, with more than 250 scientists, researchers, farmers, food growers and agricultural specialists meeting to discuss the future of agrifood in...... Read More

Busy month for Lincoln Envirotown

July is shaping up to be a busy time for the Lincoln Envirotown Trust. LET project manager, Dave Fitzjohn said two events, in particular, ask for Selwyn people’s involvement in creating a sustainable community. The first of these is a documentary,...... Read More

Awards gala tickets on sale

Locals are being urged to get in quick for tickets to the 2018 Selwyn Awards gala dinner. Tickets for one of the highlights of the Selwyn social calendar have gone on sale for the dinner, which is being held at the Lincoln Event Centre on Saturday, August...... Read More

Lincoln returns to form

Lincoln and Greenpark A notched up big wins in the opening games of round two of the Selwyn premier netball competition. Southbridge B, newly promoted for round two of the competition, learnt the hard way about playing in Selwyn netball’s top-flight...... Read More