Thursday, January 18, 2018


Hard work pays off for promising nine-year-old dancer

Jack Cusack, 9, has achieved two gold medals and a distinction in both grade one and two in his Royal Academy of Dance New Zealand ballet exams.

Rolleston College’s top students recognised

Rolleston College has celebrated its first school prize giving.

Rolleston scrub fire contained

Firefighters are battling a scrub fire near Rolleston.

Police seek information on missing Selwyn man

A 41-year-old has been reported missing in the Selwyn area.

Planning staff in short supply

A nationwide shortage of town planning staff is causing issues for the district council as the Selwyn district plan review gets underway.

Local hero’s thrifty community work

Thrift shop "Twice as Nice" owner Heather Wilson has been awarded a Kiwibank award.

Dry weather and growth causing fire concerns

Dry weather and long grass are causing concerns for firefighters and the district council.

Still hunting for a Xmas tree?

The Rolleston and Districts Lions Club will be selling wilding pines this weekend to raise funds for St John Selwyn Central.

Even more events this summer in Selwyn

More than 70 district council and community events are planned in Selwyn for the summer.

Weedons just staying in touch on leader board

Weedon's premier cricket team has dropped to fourth on the table after a 14 run loss to Sefton on Saturday.