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Te Anau market:
For a great variety of stalls,
including tupperware, heritage
vegetable seedlings, children s
fashion and accessories,
handcraft, original art works
and jewellery, don t miss the Te
Anau community market.
The market is at the Fiordland
Events Centre, 20 Luxmore Dr,
11am to 3pm, on Saturday,
The Winton Rotary Club is
planning a home tour
fundraising event from
12.30pm to 4pm on Sunday,
October 28. For a great day
out in Winton, a chance to see
inside some of Central
Southland s fabulous homes, a
glass of bubbles and a treat at
the tour completion, make this
a date. Tickets $35 from With
Grace or the Bakery in Winton.
Register now for two one-day
workshops for children at
Lumsden s Fusion Gallery.
"Make Art Mistakes" is on next
Saturday, September 23, with a
second workshop on
September 30. There are
sessions for children aged 5 to
per child. For more information
contact Angela on:
027 365 7023.
Tiny team is the pride of Southland
Rip it up
Who: Limehills Primary School's
rippa rugby team
What: Playing in the national
rippa rugby final
Where and when: Wellington on
Team: Erin Forde, Annalisa
McConachie, Brooke Churstan,
Maggie Murphy, Della-May
McDermott, Quinn Robins,
Thomas Clark, Liam Sullivan,
Shaun Wood and Ryan Taylor.
FROM THE FRONT
Out of my way: Limehills Primary School's Thomas Clark running with the ball in
a practice game against Arrowtown Primary School. Both schools will play in the
National Rippa Rugby Competition final in Wellington Monday. Photo: ROBYN EDIE
They're small, but they're mighty
and they carry the hopes of
Southland on their young
Limehills Primary School's rippa
rugby team is ready for action as
it heads to the capital to represent
the province at the National Rippa
Rugby Championships in Welling-
ton on Monday.
Organised by the New Zealand
Rugby Union, 20 provincial teams
from across the country will
compete in the event, which was
launched last year as part of the
Rugby World Cup.
Principal Jim Turrell said it was a
wonderful opportunity for the
students and Limehills School.
"It's huge -- we're very excited.
We're all proud Southlanders and
we can't wait to get there and
represent the region with pride."
The NZRU had funded travel,
transfers and accommodation for
the students, along with a special
movie night and guest speakers
from the rugby union.
The NZRU would also present the
team with the Southland colours,
which they would compete in
throughout the competition, Mr
Limehills had fought off teams
from schools across the province,
finally beating Salford Primary
School in the final to win the
opportunity to represent
Coach and teacher Hunter Mur-
ray said he had great confidence
in his young charges.
"There's no lack of ticker in this
He anticipated the play, particu-
larly from the North Island teams,
would be fast and flowing, and
that would test his crew.
"I want them to be competitive --
and to enjoy the experience.
They're all pumped up."
Team member Brooke Churstan
said they were very excited about
"We have to try our best -- and if
we win it will be great."
The students were also looking
forward to a sleepover at Welling-
ton Zoo, a trip to Te Papa, Carter
Observatory and the Beehive,
which team manager and teacher
Kirsty Smith had organised.
Clutha Southland MP Bill English
had also been invited along to the
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