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Dancing the night away

Ana Harris-Tatana from Templeton takes a trip around the dance floor with Waitaha School principal, Margaret Dodds, during the Annual Special Schools Formal, hosted by the Rolleston school and held at Rolleston College. Fifty-five students from a variety...... Read More

Boost for Selwyn youth

There’s a new youth event coming to Selwyn in the October school holidays. Local youth, from 13 to 18 years old, are being invited to join the Selwyn Youth Council with support from the Selwyn District Council in a fun, action-packed week of...... Read More

A trip around the world without leaving home

CultureFest is part of a larger plan to welcome newcomers to Selwyn according to the district council. CultureFest 2018 will be held at the Lincoln Domain on Sunday, September 30, from 11am to 4pm, and residents are being invited to join the Selwyn...... Read More

Representing their school with pride

West Melton School students gave it their all in their kapa haka performance at the recent Christchurch Cultural Festival. The event was held at the Horncastle Arena in Christchurch earlier this month. The school’s promotions officer, Rita Spadoni,...... Read More

Spring Fling on again

The Lincoln and Districts Community Care’s annual Spring Fling Country Fete fundraiser is on again. The award-winning Broadfield Garden, covering 10 acres on Selwyn Road, will once again host the Spring Fling fundraiser on Sunday, October 7 from...... Read More

Greendots growing in Selwyn

Volunteers and landowners along with the Te Ara Kakariki Greenway Canterbury Trust have been busy planting out around Selwyn. The Te Ara Kakariki Greenway Canterbury Trust is an incorporated charitable trust with the mission to undertake environmental...... Read More

Darfield Artweek entries closing

Artists have until this Friday to get their entries in for this year’s Darfield Artweek competition and exhibition. Darfield Artweek is put on every year by the Malvern Community Arts Council (MCAC), which this year is celebrating its 40th birthday. This...... Read More

Fruit trees for Selwyn schools

The Lincoln Envirotown Trust is reflecting on another successful year of providing Selwyn primary schools with fruit trees for their grounds. This year, the trust along with its partners, including the Outdoor Space landscape business, delivered 211...... Read More

Labour weekend pursuits

The origins of Labour Day date back to the late 1800s, when workers fought for the right to an eight-hour working day, and the end result was a statutory public holiday. We celebrate this each year on the fourth Monday in October, making it a popular...... Read More

An enduring legacy

What’s in a name? Well, Ford will be quick to tell you that names like Mustang, Ranger, F150 and GT40 are worth more than some examples of the classic vehicles they’re imprinted on. However, it’s a chicken-and-egg consideration really....... Read More