Feilding Herald : December 22nd 2011
19 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011 NEWS MANAWATU SECURITY FENCING LTD 06 354 2207 Contact Grant or Wayne firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com www.msfl.co.nz ITY FREE QUOTES Residential • Fencing • Gates, Automatic or Manual • Tennis Courts / Swimming Pools • Balustrades • Staircases Commercial • Gates and Fences • Bollards • Power Fences • Chainlink / Barbed wire Rural • Cowshed General Engineering • Maintenance and Repairs Temporary Panels • Hirage • Setting up • Drop off and Pick up We are your ONE STOP SHOP 4267562AA MCVERRY CRAWFORD MOTORS 360 WELLINGTON ROAD, MARTON, TEL (06) 327 8138 A/H DAVE - (06) 327 7082 • A/H BOB - (06) 327 4419 MCVERRY CRAWFORD $14,995 2008 FORD MONDEO S/WAGON 2300cc, auto, aircon, airbags, CD player, abs brakes, loads of room, just 4252338AA Big night in chambers Dave Fontillas takes his oath of allegiance at last Thursday's Manawatu District Council meeting and New Zealand Citizenship Ceremony with his child. Dr Anjum Darr , a Feilding GP, shows off his New Zealand citizenship certificate, having just received it from former Manawatu District Council Mayor Ian McKelvie. Dan Lewis, left, arrived in Feilding from England the day after the 2004 floods in Feilding. Former All Black Sam Strahan collected him from the airport that day for a rugby exchange and welcomed him as a house guest. Eight years later, Mr Lewis is the club co- ordinator of The Stags and was happy to have Mr Strahan attend his citizenship ceremony. Thursday night was a busy night at the Manawatu District Council chambers. During the final council meeting of the year, eight Manawatu residents took part in their New Zealand citizenship ceremony and three citizens were presented with Manawatu District Community Honours Awards (see page 6). After making the presentations, Mayor Ian McKelvie formally handed in his resignation as mayor following his election as MP for the Rangitikei seat. Councillor Matt Bell will be acting mayor until an election is held early next year. Sandra Crosbie was at the meeting to capture some of its highlights. Sue and Ian McKelvie in their last moment as mayor and mayoress of Manawatu District. Councillors rose to their feet and applauded Ian McKelvie after accepting his resignation. Matt and Julie Bell will act as mayor and mayoress until a by-election is held early next year. Ian McKelvie has a relaxed manner as he reads out his resignation.
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