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Recipe of the Week Winner
For all your baking and cooking needs call into . . .
If you have a favorite recipe, leave it at the Clutha Leader office, or post
it to PO Box 45, Balclutha, fax 418-1173 and please include your contact
number. You may be next week's winner of a Balclutha New World voucher.
Remember to include why the recipe is special to you.
Open 8am-8pm • 7 Days • 9 Lanark Street • Balclutha • Ph 418 2850
When submitting recipes please type them to save confusion
and please use kilos not pounds. Thank you.
Preheat oven to 180C. Line a slice
tray with baking paper, melt the
first three ingredients gently in a
large pot. Add the flour, nuts, baking
powder and rice bubbles. Place in
slice tin and press down. Bake for
15-20minutes. Keep an eye on the
slice so it doesnt over colour on top.
To make icing: heat butter in a pot,
add the golden syrup, then icing
sugar and mix well. Ice while hot
and cut into squares before it cools.
This week's winning recipe was
sent in by H. Keach of Stirling of
Balclutha. She will receive a $25
voucher from Balclutha New World.
(Voucher to be collected from New World)
150g butter ½ cup sugar
1 tblsp golden syrup
½ tsp baking powder
and rice bubbles
SYRUP SLICE TO MAKE
1 tblsp golden syrup
¾ cup icing sugar
Store in the freezer.
You do not need to defrost
this slice to enjoy it.
EASY TO MAKE, VERY TASTY
RESTRICTED FIRE SEASON REVOKED
Public Notice is hereby given that the RESTRICTED
FIRE SEASON which had been declared over the Clutha
District will be REVOKED AS FROM 6.00am on
Wednesday 1 May 2013.
An Open Burning season will be in effect, except in
those areas within a radius of one (1) kilometre from
Ernslaw One Forests (Southern RFD) and Department of
Conservation land and within 500 metres of Wenita and
City Forests plantations. Permits to burn in these fire
safety margins are still required and should be obtained
from the Rural Fire Authority for that area. Neville Hills
PRINCIPAL RURAL FIRE OFFICER
CREATIVE COMMUNITIES SCHEME
APPLICATIONS FOR FUNDING
Do you require financial assistance for arts and
cultural activities within the Clutha District Council
Applications for financial assistance under the
Creative Communities Scheme are now being called
for. The scheme is designed to increase access and
participation in the arts through the support of local arts
The scheme has three criteria for assessing applications
and allocating funding. Projects should meet one or
more of the following criteria:
• Broad Community Involvement -- The project will
create opportunities for local communities to engage
with and participate in arts activities.
• Diversity -- The project will support the diverse arts
and cultural traditions of local communities, enriching
and promoting their uniqueness and cultural diversity.
• Young People -- The project will enable and encourage
young people (under 18 years) to engage with and
actively participate in the arts.
Application forms and additional information are
available from Alison Ludemann at the Council
administration office, phone (03) 419 0200 or at any
Council Service Centre.
Applications for the next funding round close on 31 May
2013.DRAFT ANNUAL PLAN 2013/14
Council would like to advise that from 8 April its draft
Annual Plan for the 2013/14 financial year will be
available for inspection and submissions.
The draft plan aims to provide you with the answers to
three basic questions -- what Council is proposing to do
in the year ahead, how much it is expected to cost, and
how you will know what's being achieved. The plan is a
continuation of the objectives and projects outlined in
Clutha District Council's Long Term Council Community
Copies of the full draft plan will be available for inspection
at the following locations:
• DISTRICT OFFICE: 1 Rosebank Terrace, Balclutha.
• SERVICE CENTRES/LIBRARIES/INFORMATION
CENTRES: Balclutha, Lawrence, Milton, Owaka and
The draft plan may also be viewed on Council's website
www.cluthadc.govt.nz or a copy can be forwarded to you
by contacting 03 419 0200.
SUBMISSIONS CLOSE FRIDAY10 MAY 2013
BALCLUTHA TOY LIBRARY
14th May 2013
7.30pm, Rudder Bar (Captains Cafe)
New members welcome
Apologies to Liz Simmonds
418-4123 or 027 425-3142
ST MARK'S, BALCLUTHA
SUNDAY, 5 MAY
one service only
9.30am morning tea
followed by communion service
led by men's ministry
with activities for children
SUNDAY, 5 MAY
03 418 1033
Sunday May 5th 10am
Worship at St
Rev Gary Mattock
Ph (03) 203-8151
Creative Arts Balclutha
7pm, Sunday, 5 May
7pm, Sunday, 19 May
POSSUM CONTROL - POISON WARNING
Mainland Vector Contracting wishes to advise that a
ground-based possum control operation will be taking
place to keep possum numbers under control to prevent
spread of disease. This operation will be conducted as a
part of the TB free New Zealand programme.
Areas Covered: The controlled area starts at the North
Western end where Pillans Rd meets the Clutha River, then
travels up Pillans Rd to Hillend Rd, then follows this to the
Milton Highway then onto Birss Rd, down Birss Rd to the
train tracks and follows them to Stirling then the boundary
carry's on to Balclutha but excludes the town and follows
the Clutha River back to Pillans Rd. Operation date
29/4/2013 to the 30/07/2013. Poisoning methods.
Possum habitats will be targeted using Feratox
encapsulated baits in bait stations and will be attached to
trees, and fence posts. Feratox capsules (dyed green) to
be placed in a peanut paste inside biodegradable bait
stations. The public is warned not to enter these areas and
not to remove carcasses or baits. Baits are dangerous to
people and dogs.
* Do not touch poison baits/bait stations/traps
* Do not touch poisoned possum carcasses
* Keep pets under supervision; do not let dogs eat
* Do not leave children unattended
* Follow the advice on the poison warning signs
If you suspect poisoning
* Contact your local hospital, or dial 111
* National Poisons Centre 0800 POISON - 0800 764 766
* In the case of a domestic animal being poisoned, contact
a local veterinarian
For further information (including maps of the oper-
ational area), contact the operator
Simon Bee, Mainland Vector Contracting Ltd, 0274 174
ASPIRING LEADERS FORUM 2013
WELLINGTON FROM 4 -- 7 JULY 2013
The Otago Community Trust and the Clutha District
Council would like to nominate and provide partial
sponsorship for 2 young people from the Clutha
District to attend this 4 day forum on faith and
values and the principles that underpin leadership.
We are looking for young people between 18 and 30 who:
• Have an exceptionally high calibre of leadership
• Would benefit from attending the forum and learn
from the interaction with our nation's leaders
• Would be open to discuss how faith and values
inform their understanding and practice of
For further information and a nomination
application form please
Email: email@example.com or
phone 03 419 0247
Applications close: Friday 24 May 2013
Alpaca Open Day
When: Sunday May 5th 10am-3.30pm
Where: Waiwera Alpacas
16 Waiwera Gorge Road
20km south of Balclutha
10km north of Clinton 5342311AA
Clutha Budget Advisory Service
is now in the former Radio Clutha building
at the back of the Warehouse Carpark.
Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30am - 2.30pm
Phone: (03) 418 0463, Text: 027 781 1041
The Balclutha Library will be closed from Monday 6 May, reopening
on Monday 13 May, for the purposes of interior paintng.
Staﬀ will be working at the library
during the closure which means:
Any items returned in the afer hours
box will be dealt with same day
Phone renewals are available by
Staﬀ will be responding to emails at
We apologise for any inconvenience the closure may cause.
Clutha District Council
0800 252 779
TO PLACE YOUR ADVERT
FUN FERNS NETBALL
NETBALL COACHING FOR BEGINNERS
Wednesday's 08 May -- 10 July
4:30pm -- 5:30pm
Cross Recreation Centre
Learn and enjoy the basic
skills of netball
$50 per participant
BE IN QUICK
As there are limited places!
For Enquiries and Registrations
Phone: 03 418 3470
027 408 5349 or email:
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