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Dramatic derby day draw

Shawn Iorns releases the ball to begin an attack for Collingwood in Saturday’s local derby match against Tākaka. Photo: Jo Richards. JO RICHARDS

statistics, it’s clear that Collingwood’s main the screw and, within a matter of minutes, Last Saturday delivered derby day drama issue has been putting points on the board, they were awarded two penalties in almost as Tākaka and Collingwood battled it out in scoring a total of 69 points, while Tākaka had the exact same spot – around 10 metres from the much-anticipated Tasman Rugby Senior amassed a total of 180. the try line, just to the right of the posts. The Division 2 clash. Reflecting local interest in the tie, a large first kick narrowly missed the target but the The winners enjoy local bragging rights for crowd gathered well before the 2pm kick-off second sailed between the uprights to give a full 12 months, something acknowledged in and both sets of supporters cheered their the visitors a three-point advantage. Collingwood’s match programme: “One thing teams on for the full 80 minutes. Things soon got worse for the home side for sure, after 80 minutes of rugby, one team As soon as play got underway, the home when Tākaka’s Justin Davis got hold of the ball will enjoy the result… and one won’t!” side went on the offensive, putting the visitors in Collingwood’s half and streaked a good 50 As the final whistle blew, seconds after the under pressure and forcing a series of errors. metres along the right flank to score the first home side levelled the score at 16-all, that After around 15 minutes Tākaka conceded a try of the match. The conversion kick went statement turned out to be both true and false. penalty to Collingwood who gladly drew first astray, but with the score now at 3-11 Tākaka Over recent history, it’s the Black and blood and banked three points. had established a healthy lead. Gold who have enjoyed this annual fixture, Tākaka responded by taking the game to Collingwood redoubled their efforts and but things are different in 2022. Going into their hosts and, after a further 10 minutes, narrowed the gap to 9-11 after converting two this game, hosts Collingwood were in the were awarded a penalty of their own which penalties in less than five minutes. unfamiliar role of underdogs. A glance at levelled the score at 3-3. It was now anyone’s game and the match the standings after seven rounds of the Both sides were now enjoying good started to live up to its “Battle of the Bay” competition showed the visitors sitting possession and putting together some tidy billing, as the two sides went full-steam ahead comfortably above Collingwood, who have passages of play, but neither were able to at each other. The crunching tackles could struggled with consistency. Tākaka meanwhile make the breakthrough and the first half be heard as well as seen – even above the ∙ QUALITY WORKMANSHIP ∙ LOCALvocal supporters. appear to have developed a distinctive and FRIENDLY ended all square. increasingly Continued on page 9 effective style. Looking closer at the teams’ After the break, it was Tākaka’s turn to turn FRIENDLY ∙ QUALITY WORKMANSHIP ∙ LOCAL FRIENDLY ∙ QUALITY WORKMANSHIP ∙ LOCAL

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Following a government rule change, council can now alter speed limits without having to change a bylaw. Staff are now looking at all the roads for the new Speed Management Plan. Waka Kotahi (NZTA) are looking at the state highways’ speeds. Some limits will be lowered and a change to 80kmph between Collingwood and Tākaka is possible, though this is a Waka Kotahi decision. Another consideration is reducing emissions from transport. Going slower makes a difference, so lower speed limits are also part of council’s emissions reductions plan. With our distances and scattered settlements, and total reliance on road transport for primary products, Tasman is a high transport emitter of carbon and a high user of private vehicles. Reducing our emissions by slowing down to use less fuel is one thing we can do. On the subject of public transport in and out of Golden Bay, the Public Transport Strategy has recently been adopted by council and starts next year. It plans for a community transport service for the Bay, run by volunteers. I am not convinced of the practicality of this as there is already a call on volunteers in our community, and drivers would have to be away for a whole day which is a big commitment. A commercial service was viable pre-Covid, and provided a service to both locals and tourists. Hopefully it will become viable again, reduce the number of tourists having to rent vehicles, and be supported to provide a public transport service. The Water Services Entities Bill has had its first reading, and has gone to a Select Committee which has called for submissions. For information on how to make a submission go to: www.parliament. nz/en/pb/sc/make-a-submission. Council will also be asking for your views before it makes its own submission. Information about this should be in Newsline and elsewhere. Along with other councillors, I have received a large number of letters from people about the Water Entities, and these views will be taken into the council submission. As a district councillor I will do a submission myself, and my concerns are related to service levels: how we in Tasman will have a voice, how works will be prioritised especially emergencies such as waste water overflows, whether water rates stay the same, and, if storm water is included (which is not yet known), can we rely on the entity to respond to emergencies as quickly as TDC staff do to flooding.

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Golden Bay is one of three “hot spots” for New Zealand’s native mountain parrot, the kea. Its name is thought to originate from an onomatopoeic representation of their inflight call – “keee aaa”. The birds are endemic to the Southern Alps of New Zealand and were considered guardians of the mountains for the Waitaha Māori during their search for pounamu (greenstone). Golden Bay resident Lisa Savage is working with the Kea Conservation Trust (KCT) as a community engagement coordinator to raise awareness of this endangered native species. “There are only 1,500 left in New Zealand and, as they nest in burrows on the ground, they are at risk from feral cats, stoats and possums,” says Lisa. “What is unusual about Golden Bay as a ‘hot spot’ is that we have an alpine species at sea level.” Throughout Golden Bay kea can be observed in the Pōhara, Ligar Bay area as well as Puponga and Kahurangi National Park. KCT aims to conserve kea through research, accessible public information and positive working relationships with conservation groups and the community. Of interest to Golden Bay residents are two key projects – lead eradication and keahuman conflict resolution. Lead poisoning has been identified as a major threat to kea. “It’s an attractive food source for keas which shuts down their immune system making them susceptible to fungal infections,” explains Lisa. The trust’s initiative aims to reduce the incidence of lead poisoning in kea by removing lead-head nails and flashings from buildings in urban (lowland) geographies where kea frequent and replacing them with non-toxic alternatives. Lisa encourages local residents to consider removing lead sources on their properties. A common source, she explains, is “roofs on [buildings] including sheds and outbuildings, usually dating 1970s or earlier.” Should you identify a lead source the KCT will provide a free assessment and possible replacement through project coordinator Peter Fraser, email peter.fraser@keaconservation.nz. The second project, which concerns “kea conflict resolution”,

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Palpable relief shows in the final bows from the Tweentheatre group after performing their solo monologues at the Mussel Inn: from left, Oliver Tinkler, Georgie Tinker, Maggie Quinn, Ruby Markham, Tilly Orchard, Levi Petterson, Amaru Jones, Cora Flynn, Poppy Hughes, Malachi Friedlander. Photo: Anita Peters. ANITA PETERS

Two groups of young actors studying with drama teacher/ director Ronnie Short performed at the Mussel Inn last Sunday as a build up to their end-of-year production. Kidztheatre was up first with a set of “pop-up” poems. In the past, this age group has performed pop-up poems to raise money for Teentheatre competing in Theatresports, but these six- to eight-year-olds decided themselves to donate the gold coin door charge to Golden Bay Animal Welfare. For some it was their first stage performance, but with Ronnie’s assurance and encouragement they overcame their nerves. “I wanted to show off what they’ve been working on, to stretch them and give them a body of work to do,” said Ronnie. “There’s a lot of humour in these poems, bound to earn a chuckle or two. They’ve all stepped up really well.” For the first time the 12- to 14-year-old “Tweentheatre” group performed solo monologues, which are usually extracts taken from a book or a play. The pieces were equivalent to Grade Four to Five examination standard at Trinity College of London where

Ronnie herself qualified. She explained that for acting exams a high calibre examiner is sent out from England. “They would be similar to piano exams. The candidate performs a selection of pieces and then as they get higher up, two kids might do a duologue, or a group would do an extract from a play.” Ronnie says this exercise has really extended both groups in terms of their acting skills. Some of these children are already proven actors having performed in Kidztheatre’s annual productions, such as James and the Giant Peach, The Little Mermaid and Alice in Blunderland. Ronnie wanted to expose them to an audience midway through the year before they get their teeth into their end-of-year production, The Jungle Book. The supportive audience and ambience of the Mussel Inn put the kids at ease, each introducing themselves and the origin of their extract for context. The younger group gave brave renditions of their poems; the older kids, all in black, performed with an assured and professional flair. There is no shortage of talent in this remarkable group of rising young actors.

The science and ceremony of cacao JO RICHARDS

Anyone interested in exploring the contemporary relevance of ancient Peruvian cacao ceremonies can do so next weekend without leaving Golden Bay. On Sunday 3 July, Dr Corin Storkey and Sally Huapaya from Seleno Health are coming to Tākaka’s Sustainable Living Centre to demystify the cultural, spiritual and scientific aspects of cacao, and explain its application to the modern world. The talk will describe how Peruvian tribes used cacao in ceremonies and the ways it was combined with San Pedro for shamanic rituals. Fusing ancient plant wisdom with modern scientific research, Corin and Sally will dig deeper into the neurochemistry and physiology of cacao’s interactions with the brain and how it can be used to enhance spiritual development and wellbeing. Both presenters speak from position of extensive knowledge and understanding; Corin has over 15 years of academic and

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Readers of this column who never attend community board meetings may not be aware that in 2019 there was a revision of the standing orders for public forums. I must have been overseas when they were promulgated as I also missed this revision. I was responsible for extending speaking time from three to five minutes back in 2015 when I stood my ground to finish my speech, exceeding the three minutes, during a public forum at TDC chambers in Richmond. The mayor at the time shut the forum down and requested the police arrest me and remove me from the chamber. This incident is well published on YouTube. The end result was that the speaking time was extended to five minutes, as it is today. The new community board restrictions number six in total. It is number two that I challenge. It states “a speaker shall not criticise an elected member and/or staff“. In a democratic society the freedom of speech is what we cherish. To voice an opinion or criticise a person is the right of passage of all citizens. If we take parliamentary procedures, for example, the right to challenge the speaker or criticise fellow MPs is accepted as normal in the execution of their tasks in government or opposition. For us, the residents and ratepayers, to be forbidden to criticise or bring to account elected members when they fail us is denying us freedom of speech. This is not healthy for democratic representation. Reg Turner

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The impact of Covid has made keeping the doors of Trash Palace open, difficult. They were closed two hours early last Friday, having barely survived the slamming they got from a departing angry and abusive customer. The cause of her fury and intimidating tirade was being politely asked to either put on a mask or leave. This should have hardly been surprising as signs stating that mask wearing was a condition of entry were clearly visible both outside and inside the store. I was among the shocked and shaken shoppers who had been berated, along with staff members. It was the second incident that week. Trash Palace is a valuable community asset, donating thousands of dollars to worthy local causes yearly, as well as providing very low-cost clothing, shoes, etc, and recycling unsaleable items as rags. All done by volunteers. Several volunteers are elderly, or have family members with compromised immunity, so have elected to operate under the “no mask no entry” policy to keep themselves, their families and customers safe. These measures have resulted in many verbal attacks that are unwarranted, inexcusable and very distressing. One wonders how much longer staff will be prepared to be exposed to such treatment. Already the opening days are reduced to three a week. No one should be abused in their place of work, especially someone working for the community. Let’s not stand by and continue to let this happen. Victoria Hamilton

Matariki maramataka

Matariki has begun and there’s a very cool way to mark this significant time. Aotearoa New Zealand is celebrating Matariki with a public holiday for the first time. For many of us, this is an indication of our country’s maturity and a sign of hope for our future. A Matariki calendar is an ideal way to get in tune with a view of the seasons that is indigenous to Aotearoa. Robin and Rose Slow have donated 13 spectacular artworks made by Robin and arranged to bring to life the details of the Māori maramataka (calendar). The calendar lasts until Matariki next year. It features the 13 beautiful taonga created by Robin and it’s a fundraiser for Te Ataarangi – an organisation that assists interested learners to enhance their comfort and skill in Te Reo Māori and the tikanga surrounding it. In Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka a Maui (the top of the

South) Te Ataarangi offers classes to meet the needs of raw beginners as well as people who are quite expert. The calendar features in the editorial of this week’s The Listener too. Calendars are for sale through Belinda Barnes and the Pōhutukawa Gallery. Neil Wilson

Sustainable growth?

Thank you to the Marine Farming Impacts Group for highlighting the issue of noise and waste from marine farming. It takes courage to speak up about these problems. This industry, like many others, promote themselves as being sustainable and green. Yet, how sustainable are they really? Where are the figures on this, and how is sustainability measured? The diesel used for boats and trucks, the energy and infrastructure of factories for processing and packaging, the fossil fuel for their ropes, lines and buoys, and what about the energy needed for exporting farmed products? All of this activity requires resources and produces pollution. We’re at a point environmentally where we are faced with the stark realities of continued economic growth and development. Let’s not try and fool ourselves any longer, continued growth is not sustainable or better. Economic growth was an idea brought about after the renaissance in the 1600s. It’s now time to do things quite differently – collectively and as individuals. There is a strong movement towards Degrowth Economics. This is not a system of doing the same with less. It is about doing less and doing things differently. For example, growing and producing local and consuming local, this will become the norm. Many people don’t live and visit Golden Bay for more growth – we live here to find solace from this madness. Marcus Brooks

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The definition of the word pandemonium in the Oxford Dictionary is “wild and noisy disorder or confusion, uproar, eg there was complete pandemonium.” It comes as no surprise then that a group of parrots is called a pandemonium. Golden Bay is home to three of the four species of parrots found in New Zealand, kea, kākā and kākāriki. In 2012 when Project Janszoon began working with the Department of Conservation to bring wildlife back to the Abel Tasman National Park, kākā, a large forest-dwelling parrot were “functionally extinct.” Historically, around 100 years ago, large flocks of kākā were seen regularly in the park, but, by 2012 there were only a few wild males remaining. The female population, often nesting in holes in trees, were easy targets for stoats. Over time they were killed on the nest, where they are most vulnerable, with eggs and chicks also taken. Following an extensive and ongoing trapping programme in the park, the release of captive introduced female kākā in Wairima/Bark Bay and Wainui between 2015 and 2019, allowed them to breed successfully with wild males. Kākā obtain all of their food from trees. The Abel Tasman National Park has a bountiful food source – seeds, fruit, nectar, sap, honeydew and tree-dwelling invertebrates. Like all of our native birds they thrive on a wild diet so it is important not to feed them as they need to learn to fend for themselves. While kākā are most often seen here in our national parks, Kahurangi and Abel Tasman, sightings are recorded in Tata, Pōhara and Motupipi. Kākā can be confused with a similar species, kea, the mountain parrot. The kea however, is larger and an olive green rather than an olive brown.

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Neighbours catch up on cohousing

Tākaka cohousing neighbourhood and construction team representatives at an information evening last Monday. From left, CJ Webster, Ngarie Jones, Sarrah Jayne, Duane Fernandes, Lenaire Crockford, Maree Reiher, Steve Lawson, Simone Kidner, Dominic Mold, Mairangi Reiher, Liv Scott (partially obscured), Kirsty Fernandes. Photo: Ronnie Short. RONNIE SHORT

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Following on from their Queen’s Birthday weekend hui the Tākaka Cohousing Neighbourhood (TCN) group held an information evening on Monday 13 June. Hosted by the Dangerous Kitchen, the comradeship was evidenced by the cheerful chatter amongst the nearly 40 attendees. Mohua Ventures, the Board of Directors for the TCN, is comprised of: Simone Kidner (project co-ordinator), Kirsty Fernandes (community manager), Bonnie Powers (operations and finance) and Ngarie Jones (marketing manager). Further to the above is the construction team. Noble Contracting have been appointed as project managers, with Signature Homes as the main contractor. Elemental Design & Build are contracted to build the common house. Sarrah Jayne opened the evening’s presentations with a karakia, before Ngarie welcomed everyone, thanking them for braving the wintry elements to attend the event. Simone informed the audience that, following two years of planning, building work was about to start, with resource and building consents now approved for the first 34 sustainable homes. The aim is to eventually build 100 homes across three neighbourhoods. Half of the cohousing land is allocated for sustainable development, while the other half is designated as open parkland. The latter is owned by the community land trust, Te Hapori Hauora (THH). “Everybody owns their own home and the land directly beneath. Everything else is co-owned,” explained Simone. “Cohousing is about prioritising community over building houses. It’s about sharing resources. Less roads and more land create a happier healthier environment.” The cohousing model principles state that people’s wellbeing is increased by a shift from living in isolation to living collectively. There is also a decrease in costs and waste when land and resources are shared. Simone outlined the objectives: • Developing homes that are affordable and sustainable. • A development designed for community interaction, wellbeing and connection.

• Building strong relationships and trust with the local community and Manawhenua ki Mohua. • Creating open public spaces. Liv Scott, a director of Elemental Design & Build, expanded on some of these objectives. “We all need to look at how we can become more sustainable, with natural building using local products rather than from overseas…[The common house] will be the largest hempcrete and timber building so far in New Zealand.” Comprising a dining room seating 80, a commercial kitchen, laundry and guest bedroom, the common house will also serve as an emergency refuge. “It is highly engineered for safety and earthquakes,” said Liv. Next up was Te Hapori Hauora spokesperson, Duane Fernandes, who recently moved to Golden Bay with his wife, Kirsty, and their two children. They made the move from Tauranga especially to become part of the TCP. Duane explained the purpose of the trust. “It is a non-profit community-based organisation, created to acquire and hold land for the benefit of a community. Part of our purpose is regenerative solutions for the whole Mohua bioregion… also education and enterprise… The intention is that it will be a part of the town, and a space people will go to.” THH is headed by four trustees, including Duane, CJ Webster plus Manawhenua ki Mohua representatives Maree Reiher and Lenaire Crockford. Mairangi Reiher is kaumatua of THH and has advised, supported and provided feedback throughout. Signature Homes Project Manager, Steve Lawson, congratulated the whole group for their efforts in getting things off the ground. “I’m really excited to be part of it. I take my hat off to you guys, it can’t have been easy.” There are two single-storey, two-bedroom accessible homes and one three-bedroom, two-storey home still available for purchase. Interest is also invited for investment in neighbourhood two. For more information, visit www.takakacohousing.co.nz or contact the team at kiaora@takakacohousing.co.nz

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SPORTS COVERAGE

RESULTS AND FIXTURES

Netballers have their day on court

GOLF 4 June. Club Champs Semi Finals: R Ancell bt W Collie on the 23rd hole. 15 June. Stableford: G Bradley 36, M Dixon 35, J Garner 29. Closest to pins: 3/12, 4/13 M Dixon, 8/17, 9/18 G Bradley. Two: G Allen. Best gross: G Bradley 88. 18 June. Club Champs Finals: Senior: R Davis bt R Ancell 5/4, 36 holes. Intermediate: M Dixon bt C Hadler 2/1. Junior A: G Bradley bt R Miller 1 up. Junior B: R Heuvel bt J Garner 1 up. Par: G Little +2, W Collie +1. Closest to pins: 3/12, 4/13 and 9/18 W Collie, 8/17 B Allinson. Two: S Meredith. Two: R Dyce, 7/16. Happy wanderer: G Allen. Best gross: W Collie 72. FOOTBALL 18 June. Men’s Senior Division 2: Nelson Suburbs FC Miki’s Mob 2 vs GB Mountain Goats 2. Men’s Senior Division 5: GB Stingrays 1 vs Wakefield FC 3rd XI 1. Women’s Senior Division 1: GB Shield Maidens 0 vs FC Nelson 1st XI 9. Women’s Senior Division 2: GB Wahine Toa 2 vs Tahuna Breakers 0.

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Golden Bay’s senior netballers took to the court at Collingwood Camp last Saturday for a “Battle of the Bay” clash between Collingwood and Tākaka. The home team triumphed over their local rivals by 47-26. Photo: Supplied.

Dramatic derby day draw

Takaka NBS vs Valley Stags 1.15pm - GB Rec Park All the kids teams either played during the week or had no game.

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Tākaka flyer! Justin Davis sprints down the right flank on his way to score the first try of the match. Photo: Jo Richards.

Continued from page 1 With seven minutes left to play, Tākaka were awarded a five-yard scrum after a knock-on by a Collingwood back. The visitors took full advantage and carried the ball over the try line to take the score to 9-16. Even the most optimistic home supporters were perhaps resigned to defeat, but this is Collingwood, and the team are a tenacious band of brothers. Cheered on by the Black and Gold army, and with seconds left on the clock, the home side somehow managed to force the ball over the try line. The final result now hinged on the conversion – the last kick of the game – and with the ball teed-up near the touchline, it was literally a long-shot for redemption. As half the crowd willed the kicker to miss and the other half hoped he would succeed,

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Brad Goulsbro stepped up and struck a perfect kick to add two points and bring the scores level at 16 apiece. Speaking immediately after the dramatic finale, Tākaka cocoach Hamish Hills acknowledged the intensity of the game. “It was a very tough day at the office, Collingwood were very physical and we didn’t execute what we had planned.” Collingwood coach Graeme Miller admitted his “heart was pumping” as the final conversion was taken, but felt it was a fair result. “It was pretty even. We gritted it out and used all 22 players.” While neither team would be overly happy about the result, the last-minute salvage operation meant that the Collingwood dressing room probably was the more satisfied.

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Sporty couple take over local gym

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0274 205 933 Bay Fitness owners Jodianne and Campbell Peters in the spacious well-equipped gym situated in the Rockville hall. Photo: Ronnie Short. RONNIE SHORT

Jodianne and Campbell Peters are the new owners of the Bay Fitness gym, set up in the Rockville hall on the CollingwoodBainham Road. They took over the business from Renee Denmead on 31 March this year. Keen gym users themselves, the couple decided to make the purchase for the benefit of the whole community. They are both farmers and own the neighbouring farm, where they have worked and lived for 13 years. Bay Fitness was set up and run by Renee for 10 years and some of the current members have attended since the beginning. Jodianne and Campbell are two of them, and attend most days. Their daughter Sheree is now training to become an instructor and runs Boxfit and tabata. “Boxfit is a mix of boxing and strength moves, and tabata is like a high-intensity cardio workout, for a short amount of time,” explains Jodianne. Jessica Miller also works several days a week at Bay Fitness and is a fully qualified instructor. She runs the Sunday morning classes in circuit training and strength moves.

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“I do it for the love of helping clients, getting people moving and enjoying their bodies for what they are, creating healthy habits and being proud of their achievements,” says Jessica. Sheree says, “I am competitive and I love my cardio, team competition and trying to help push people to improve themselves. And by doing that they are also helping me.” Both Jessica and Sheree also offer one-to-one personal training sessions. Campbell runs weekly boxing sessions and is a keen sportsman. He plays rugby and, with Jodianne, participates in the annual Coast-to-Coast events. They both intend to take up online study to become further qualified in gym instruction. Bay Fitness is always open to new members, offering two free classes to anyone keen to check it out. In addition, there is a gold coin donation class on Wednesday mornings at 10am, and visitors can work out for just $10 per visit. “It’s about keeping the gym open as much as possible for people to access independently,” says Campbell. “It’s open seven days a week to members.” Contact Jodianne on 027 445 7310. Facebook: Bay Fitness

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CLASSIFIEDS AGM NOTICES

The first Matariki public holiday what’s open?

GB Tennis Club AGM, Monday 27 June, 6.30pm at the Community Room, Rec Park Centre. We need new committee members. All positions available. See you then! MOTUPIPI Public Hall AGM, Sunday 3 July, 2pm at Motupipi Hall. CHANGE OF VENUE - Abbeyfield Golden Bay AGM, Thursday 30 June, now at Rec Centre at earlier time of 7pm. We are really keen to have some new folk join us, see the article in the 3 June GB Weekly. Ph Ann 525 9547 , 027 525 9547 for more details.

Opening hours on Friday and Saturday

OPEN WITH Anatoki Salmon BP Collingwood Tavern Courtyard Café Dada Manifestó Farewell Spit Tours Kiwi Spirit Distillery Rockville Museum Super Liquor The Old Schoolhouse

THE Aorere Futures Trust AGM will be held on Saturday 2 July at 2pm in the Anglican Sunday School Hall in Collingwood. All members and those interested in the trust are welcome. GENEALOGY Group AGM, Sunday 26 June, Collingwood Area School staff room, 11am. All welcome.

RECENT AGM / Hui ā tau - Nō nā tata nei POHARA Bowling Club Inc. Patron: L Barnett. President: B McTaggart. Vice-president: G Crawford. Secretary/treasurer: J Westrupp. ORGANISATIONS may have their committee members’ names printed in this column for free, email admin@gbweekly.co.nz

PUBLIC NOTICES / Pānui a whānui EAST Takaka Hall firewood raffle was winner D Ray. Thanks for all the support. AL-ANON: Are you affected by someone else’s drinking? Weekly meetings, 1.30pm Monday at the Catholic Hall. All welcome. Ph 0508 425 2666.

If you want to deepen your knowledge of Te Ao Māori and the environment, you should have this 12-month bi-lingual calendar on your wall.

NORMAL HOURS: Art’s Fruit and Veg Collingwood on the Spot Courthouse Café Dangerous Kitchen Earth Gem Flowers/Gardens Fresh Choice Mussel Inn Roots Bar Takaka Fuels Top Shop Café

CHANGED DAYS OR HOURS: Dancing Sands Closed Fri, normal Sat Dragonfly Fri 10-4, Sat 10-3 Goodness 2 Go Fri 11-2, closed Sat Grasshopper Closed Fri, open Sat Hammer Hardware Fri 10-1, Sat 10-1 ITM Closed Fri, normal Sat NgAngA RT Gallery Open (but maybe not & MAD Café normal hours – flexible) Mariposa Fri 10-4, Sat 10-3 Pohutukawa Gallery Fri 10-1, Sat 10-1 Soma Open Friday Soul Fri 10-4, Sat 10-3 StoneArrow Open Fri, Sat optional Wildflower Closed Fri, open Sat

It features Robin Slow’s art and is available for $30. All money raised goes directly to support Te Ataarangi ki Te Tauihu reo revitalisation programmes across the top of the south. Open Fri 24 June 10-1 Normal hours: Mon-Fri 10-5 and Sat 10-1-ish

GB Animal Welfare Society Inc (ex-SPCA). Ph Carol Wells 525 9494, 8am-5pm weekdays.

CLOSED De-Lish Delicatessen Golden Bay Pharmacy Kiwi Bank

ALCOHOLICS Anonymous, open meeting, all welcome. Thursdays 7pm, 94 Commercial Street. Hall behind the Catholic Church. Ph 0800 229 6757. FRESH FM needs your help. Are you willing to host a fundraising event to support local radio? Or help run one? Check out our website freshfm.net. We’re a Charitable Trust – a $30 donation (that can be made on our website) is tax deductible.

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Remember to register your dog by 30 June If you have a dog aged three months or older it must be registered and microchipped.*

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• For people who are not eligibility for a funded flu shot, the vaccine is available and the cost is $35.

Current registered dog owners will have received their registration letter by email or in the post by now. You can register your dog in person, by mail to any Council service centre, or you can pay online. If you have not received your letter, please contact the Council on 03 543 8400. The fee for dogs that have not been registered by 31 July will increase by 50% on top of the standard urban or rural registration fee.

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• If you have recently had Covid, have recovered and are out of your 7-day isolation period, you can have your flu vaccine.

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HEALTH & WELLBEING / Hauora

PUBLIC NOTICES / Pānui a whānui

CAROLYN Simon: Craniosacral therapy, naturopathic consults, personalised herbals and flower essences.Txt 027 483 5865, ph 525 8544. MASSAGE AND REIKI. Emma Sutherland (Ameliorate). First one-hour treatment - $40 for GB locals. www.ameliorate.nz. Ph 027 487 2639.

The Golden Bay Community Trust wish to announce the second round for 2022 is now open!

NATURAL Nail Care Studio: Specialising in non-toxic high quality pedicure services, difficult nail conditions, etc. Ph/txt Amy Anderson 020 4079 0646.

Grant applications may be completed online www.goldenbaycommunitytrust.org.nz at any time; information will be considered after the close of each bi-annual funding round February 28th and October 31st.

Providing Golden Bay with: Professional, Diagnostic, Clinical Physio & Massage Therapy services ACC registered Provider

The Annual AGM will be held at the Golden Bay Rec Park Centre, 2032 Takaka Valley Highway, at 1pm on Thursday 28th July 2022.

February 2022 Round One Golden Bay Community Trust Grant recipients: The Mohua Marine Trust Project De-Vine Environmental Trust Golden Gardeners Golden Bay Workcentre Trust Big Brothers Big Sisters Nelson GB Shared Recreation Facility Inc Golden Kids Inc Early Learning Centre Road Safety Education Limited The Village Theatre Anahata yoga

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FOR SALE / Hei hokohoko GARAGE sale. 319 East Takaka Rd, Saturday 25 June, 9am-3pm. Downsizing, something for everyone. BUILDING or renovating? AES Wastewater Treatment system: No power, 20-year warranty, supplying NZ from Golden Bay. www.et.nz, ph 525 9020. COMPUTERS, tablets, and smartphones. New and used. On display at Zentec in Takaka. Contact 03 525 8371 or support@ zentec.co.nz for more info. TŌTARA; revegetation grade potted seedlings. Ph 021 0819 3713. HORSEFLOAT, single, solid condition, brakes, reg and WOF. $3,000. Ph 021 172 9184.

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check out our list in store! Ph 525 9868 or 027 306 9508 earthgemstakaka@gmail.com

TRADES AND SERVICES / Mahi a ratonga Abel Tasman Accounting Limited Xero Certified, Public Practice CA. Taxation services and general business support for clients of all shapes and sizes. Available evenings and weekends. Ph Bronwyn 027 268 4010, bronwyn@abeltasmanaccounting.co.nz ACCOUNTANT and tax advisor. All Inland Revenue returns filed for big and small businesses and individuals. Self-employed and rental property reports prepared. Day and evening appointments available. Ph Susan Ayton Shaw 929 7507 or email taxayton@gmail.com ACCOUNTANT. Long-standing market leader with unbeatable professional qualifications and experience. Warn & Associates, ph 525 9919.

APPLIANCE and whiteware repair. 12+ years’ experience servicing all brands. Ph Luke 022 602 8118.

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ARBORIST, qualified, ph Jack Stevens 021 211 5580. CARS wanted. Will pick up for free (some conditions apply). Motueka Auto Parts. Ph 03 528 9576. THE GB WEEKLY, THURSDAY 23 JUNE 2022


16 Tasman Street, Collingwood || Set Date of Sale - Thursday 14th July, 2pm

NEW LISTING

OPEN HOME TIMES Sunday 26th June 27 Feary Crescent 75 Motupipi Street

1.00pm - 1.30pm 2.00pm - 2.30pm

16 Tasman Street, Collingwood - Viewing by prior appointment only An Iconic Golden Bay Post Office

YOUR LOCAL PROPERTY EXPERTS

Viewing by prior appointment Easily Collingwood's most beloved and recognisable building, this fine example of Imperial Baroque architecture, offers commercial appeal with the upside of voluminous residential accommodation with sea views. Visionaries, entrepreneurs and heritage lovers are encouraged to seize this once in a lifetime opportunity. Take a tour of this Category 1 Heritage building on our website. The ground floor is mostly commercial space, the local PO for 94 years, and a seperate entrance leads to the homes kitchen and living on the ground floor, and upstairs four imperial sized bedrooms, a modern bathroom and a sitting room, all of which enjoy beautiful views. The large shed houses plenty of storage and a third toilet, and beyond it, there's still plenty of this 735sqm Commercially zoned section that could still be developed. Give Billy a call today.

Billy Kerrisk

Sam Goffriller

Licenced Agent / Business Owner 027 608 5606

Licenced Salesperson/ Customer Care 027 301 4209

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27 Feary Crescent, Takaka || Deadline Sale - Closes Tuesday 5th July, 2pm

75 Motupipi Street, Takaka || Deadline Sale - Thursday 30th June, 2pm

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

Immaculate Home With Large Garage

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Fully double glazed and insulated in the ceiling and underfloor, this is a lovely warm home provides an easy option for anyone who wants to be on the flat and low maintenance. The wrap-around conservatory is a great entertaining space and acts as a second lounge. The kitchen, bathroom, and laundry are right up to date and together with the neutral decor will make this an easy home to move into. The section is fenced off from the road and benefits from some extra space at the back, which bounds the council reserve. Good bore water and well-tended gardens ensure a bumper harvest of veggies and the fruit trees do well here too. The concrete driveway offers plenty of off-street parking and there is a carport at the back door. The double garage offers lock-up parking for two cars and plenty of workshop space. Call Sam today.

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This four-bedroom home has ample space for the whole family. Featuring an open plan kitchen and dining area which integrates effortlessly with the living room and is complemented by an efficient Woodsman free-standing fire and two heat pumps. The family bathroom has recently been revamped and features a Shub and Solar tubing which adds extra passive light. The spacious master suite enjoys the morning sun and has the added luxury of an ensuite. Another three bedrooms benefit from built-in wardrobes and offer space and solitude for all. The sunny and established quarter-acre section with a huge amount of parking area also has space for keen gardeners to capitalise on self-sufficiency and room for a pet or two. A garage and attached building has been used for extra accommodation or storage when required. Call Sam today.

Level 1, 11 Buxton Lane, Takaka | 03 525 7219 | 027 608 5606 | www.rwgoldenbay.co.nz | Billy Kerrisk Licensed Agent REAA 2008 TRADES AND SERVICES / Mahi a ratonga CHIMNEY cleaning, handyman, Dennis Sage ph 027 873 0726.

027 222 5499, goldenbaystorage@gmail.com

Shaw 525 7597, 027 212 4020. niallshaw_6@hotmail.com

CHIMNEY sweep. Booking, query or quote. Ph Steve 021 0810 1146.

HEAT pump installation, sales and servicing. Ph Dave McKay 027 404 4740, 525 8538.

LAWNMOWING, www.goldenbaypropertyservices.co.nz, ph 027 690 0769.

Computer/smartphone sales and repairs Supporting all Windows and Apple products Onsite tech support and internet solutions Zentec – 65 Commercial Street Ph 525 8371 or support@zentec.co.nz

HELPING HANDS ph 525 6226. Te Whare Mahana Supported Employment. Lawnmowing, line trimming, garden maintenance, riparian planting, scrub-cutting, gutter cleaning, recycling, pothole repair, waterblasting, window cleaning, house moves. How can we help?

ORANGE Rentals have rental cars, trailers and a furniture trailer available for hire. Ph 027 337 7147.

ELECTRONICS repairs: Cell phones, computers, radios, TVs, HiFi and more! Ph 027 246 2432.

KRW Contracting. Tiling, Ardex licensed waterproofing applicator, blocklaying and bricklaying. Ph Ken 021 307 019. No job too big, no job too small. LAWNMOWING. Pakawau, Bainham, Tākaka to Wainui. Ph N

ELEMENTAL Design and Build: New builds, renos, refits, alterations. Environmentally-conscious builders specialising in natural builds. www.elementalbuild.nz, ph 022 087 6396, hello@elementalbuild.nz FREEVIEW satellite TV. Ph 027 246 2432. GB CHIMNEY SWEEPING, SPIDER AND FLY SPRAYING Ph 524 8795 or 027 434 5405 GOLDEN BAY DIGGER HIRE 1.7 tonne. Ph 027 713 0684.

GOLDEN Bay Roofing, all roofing services. Ph 027 395 0037, email: goldenbayroofing@yahoo.com GOLDEN Bay Storage, Tākaka. Dry, safe, secure, alarmed, insurance approved. Furniture trailer available. Ph Marg THE GB WEEKLY, THURSDAY 23 JUNE 2022

Property Management Managing tenancies is a complex business where different rules can exist for every property depending on the circumstances. As Property Managers, we understand the complexities in knowing which rules come into play in each scenario but do you? Let us help. Jenna Bowden | jenna.bowden@raywhite.com | 027 525 7229

PAINTER available, call Borrelli Painting for a free quote. All interior/exterior jobs. Ph Luca 022 086 1842. PAINTING and interior, exterior plastering. Licensed qualified local tradesman. Ph CM Coatings 027 222 0507. PENINSULA Plasterers for all your interior plastering needs. No job too small. Quality assured. 20+ years’ experience. For a free quote ph Craig 027 472 4376. PORTABLE SAW MILLING. High yield, low waste, bandsaw milling. Great for dimensional timber or flitches. Suitable for any log size on any site. Ph Tim 524 8997, 027 714 4232. PRUNING, garden/property design, edible landscaping, soil testing, garden mentoring. Sol Morgan, GroWise Consultancy, ph 027 514 9112.

Septic solutions, on-site wastewater design for TDC consents No power, no servicing design specialists. Constructed wetlands, AES advanced secondary systems, septic tanks and disposal trenches. Ph Onekaka-based Waterwork 524 8222. 13


TRADES AND SERVICES / Mahi a ratonga SEPTIC TANKS EMPTIED. Ph Chris 027 444 5334 or John 027 647 4913. SEWING SERVICE, NEEDLES, THREADS, WOOL, BEADS. Stitch ‘n Sew ph 525 8177. STORAGE /container hire. Your place (anywhere) or mine (Tākaka). Ph Cheryl at Orange Mechanical Ltd 525 9991.

TĀKAKA Garden Services, for all your lawn and garden needs. Ph 027 525 8006 or 525 8806. TARGET MAINTENANCE, GENERAL ENGINEERING. On-site or workshop. Alloy, stainless and steel welding. Based in Collingwood. Ph 021 853 132. TILER. Wayne Robinson Tiling. Tiling new bathrooms, kitchens, etc. Ph 027 576 1620. WINDOW cleaning. Ph Willem 022 134 1726.

WINDOW cleaning, www.goldenbaypropertyservices.co.nz, ph 027 690 0769.

Takaka FULL WORKSHOP FACILITIES SCAN TOOL WOF CARS, MOTORCYCLES, TRAILERS BRIDGESTONE AND KUMHO TYRES

PHONE 525 9419

SITUATIONS VACANT / Tūranga wātea

Youth Support Worker

MOTEL MANAGER. Our client requires a “hands-on”

manager for a Tākaka motel, ideally a person who likes cleaning and laundry, and who would treat the business as their own. Applicants should be highly computer literate, have good admin skills, have people skills for a front person, possess business acumen, be able to work unsupervised seven days a week and manage staff. We envisage the position to be under a management contract and preferably applicants should be GST registered. A two-bedroom house is provided at subsidised rent/power. Probably not suitable for children.

PPT 21 hrs / week (Tue-Thu) plus after hours on-call roster

The position may suit an active semi-retired couple or person whom has a small home-based business as an add-on.

Te Whare Mahana - Community Mental Health Service is seeking a dynamic Youth Support Worker to deliver focused-based, recoveryorientated assessments and interventions as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Ideally, it would be desirable for applicants to have had experience in hospitality or accommodation, but not mandatory.

The successful candidate will maintain a caseload and assist with interagency coordination as part of a supportive & collaborative team.

Apply with a CV to: Halstead Business Services Ltd t/a Taxlink Accountants, Nelson Email: taxlink.acc@actrix.co.nz, phone 027 601 5347

We would love to hear from you if you have:

EATING OUT / Kai wahi kē ANATOKI SALMON fishing and café. Catch your own lunch or order from the menu. Open every day from 9am-5pm. www. anatokisalmon.co.nz COLLINGWOOD TAVERN. 11am-7pm, Sunday-Thursday; 11am-late, Friday and Saturday. Live music - check out our Facebook page for details. COURTHOUSE CAFÉ, Collingwood. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 8am-3pm. Saturday nights are pizza nights, 5-7pm dine-in or takeaway. Ph 524 8194. DANGEROUS KITCHEN, open 9am-8pm, Tuesday-Saturday, dine in or take away. Ph 525 8686.

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Demonstrate excellent communication and problem-solving skills Hold relevant mental-health specific experience A proactive and positive approach Full clean driver’s license Computer literacy

For more information, a detailed job description and our TWM application forms, please visit our webpage www.twm.org.nz/careers. If this is you, please send your complete application to hr@twm.org.nz.

Application close: OPEN until filled!

Consent for Police Vetting & the Covid19 Vaccination are required. TWM National DBT Service – 163 Commercial Street TWM Community Mental Health Service – 34 Motupipi Street TWM Employment Service – 84 Commercial Street

DE-LISH DELICATESSEN. Sumptuous, delicious food. Lunches, catering, coffee, chocolate, cheeses and epicure items. Weekdays from 6.30am. Ph 525 7111. OLD SCHOOL CAFÉ. Open 4pm till late Friday and 11am till late Saturday, Sunday.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

O’SHA, open Tuesday-Sunday, lunch 11.30am-2.30pm and dinner 5-8.30pm. Ph 525 6117.

This is a varied role. As a Customer Service Representative with Take Note Takaka, you will be responsible for ensuring customers receive service in all aspects of NZ Post products and services, Lotto, as well as the retail side of our business.

THE MUSSEL INN. Open 7 days from 11am.

TOTOS CAFÉ - PIZZERIA, open Sundays, weather permitting, 10.30am-4pm. Tōtaranui hill, ph 03 970 7934. WHOLEMEAL CAFÉ, open 7 days for dine-in meals and takeaways, 7.30am-3pm.

CURRY NIGHT Is back

Live music by

Bazaar

Matariki Friday

Pakawau Beach Park

June 24th Dinner From 5pm

Cabins + powered and non-powered camping - ph 524 8308

HOURS: Camp Shop 8am to 6pm

Newspapers ● Ice ● Bread ● Milk ● Ice-creams....etc

WINE ● BEER ● DIESEL ● PETROL

PROPERTY AVAILABLE / Rawa watea ROOM offered for winter, house near town. $140 includes power, WiFi, vege garden. Single, no pets. Ph Sage 021 070 0656.

PROPERTY WANTED / Rawa hiahia MATURE single male looking for permanent accommodation. Have references. Ph 020 4120 0710. HOME OR LAND URGENTLY REQUIRED for Golden Bay resident. Cosy, small dwelling for quiet, tidy, reliable tenant, or land for caravan with water and power access. Short or long term, all options considered. Ph 021 258 9900 (or plain text only message) 14

PART TIME

To be part of our team at Take Note Takaka, you will need these attributes: • Clear communication skills • Ability with basic maths and basic computer operation • Ability to think on your feet to provide prompt solutions to problems • Ability to work well with others in a team Work experience in customer service, retail and/or sales could be an advantage but not essential. Police security checks are a requirement of the successful applicant. The position is 3 days a week Monday, Thursday & Saturday (17.5hrs) and variance in hours according to the needs of the business. Applicants must be able to work in the busier months and also cover staff leave/illness on short notice. To apply, please drop in your CV at Take Note Takaka, 29 Commercial St, Takaka or by emailing takaka@takenote.co.nz by 30th June 2022

CHURCH SERVICES ON SUNDAYS SACRED Heart Catholic faith community celebrate Mass at 4pm Sundays. Masks please. ST Andrews Presbyterian Church invites you to join with us for morning worship at 10am. Rev Ian Smith.

“Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!” Revelations 7:10

Bookings Wholemealcafe@gmail.com 035259426

CURRY NIGHT

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Is back

Hello! The house where we live is getting sold, and we are looking for new possibilities to live in the Bay, which has been our home for the last 7 years. We love it here!

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2) Leasehold, or 3) Buying a home directly from vendor.

If you have possibilities for us, please be in touch! Ana, Amelie, Gabriel & Tristan. 020 4035 0485. tristan.girdwood@gmail.com

June 24th

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All Welcome ☺

Sunday Service 10 am Pastor: Rodney Watson 0275114266 93 Commercial St, Takaka. www.godunlimited.org Ph: 5259 265

Kahurangi Christian Church Sunday 26 June at 10:30am Onekaka Hall Contact Drea Miller, 021 238 6165 THE GB WEEKLY, THURSDAY 23 JUNE 2022


UPCOMING EVENTS / Mea pakiri haere

Pest-free Onetahua Farewell Spit Project

U3A welcomes Tracey Osborne, Project Manager, who will give a presentation on this project and its place in the overall Predator Free NZ 2050 programme.

SUNDAY 26 JUNE MARBLE MOUNTAIN COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB, 7.30pm at Senior Citizens’ Hall, Tākaka. All welcome.

Senior Citizens’ Hall, Friday 8 July, 10.30am

All welcome - non U3A members a gold coin please. Masks essential.

ZEN MEDITATION BEGINNERS SANGHA, 6.50pm Sundays. Ph 021 070 0656.

Supported with funding from TDC Community Grant

TUESDAY 28 JUNE

The Mussel Inn

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Coming Up... THIS WEEK 23 - 28 JUNE

WEDNESDAY 29 JUNE

Thu 23rd QUIZ - 7.30pm. All welcome. Sat 25th Matariki special with KONTIKI - live! 8pm, $10.

COSTUME HIRE, The Playhouse, Park Ave. Now by appointment only, to book ph Diane 525 8097 (evenings please).

Wed 29th KATIE BOYLE in Pat Goldsack’s ‘SWINGERS CLUB AND BROTHEL’ $15 tickets online, $20 door sales if room. JULY

ŌNEKAKĀ PLAYGROUP, all welcome, Wednesdays 10am12.30pm, Onekaka Hall.

THURSDAY 30 JUNE

Sat 2nd

CHANGE OF VENUE - Abbeyfield Golden Bay AGM, now at Rec Centre at earlier time of 7pm. We are really keen to have some new folk join us, see the article in the 3 June GB Weekly. Ph Ann 525 9547 , 027 525 9547 for more details.

Wed 6th WE WAYWARD WOMEN - GILLY AND VIKKI - a singing workshop for the terrified (5-6pm) followed by show - 8pm.

Thursday 23rd: 7:30 Everything Everywhere all at Once (R13) Encore Friday 24th: Happy Matariki Day 4:30 Pil’s Adventures (PG) 7:30 Top Gun: Maverick (M) Saturday 25th: 4:30 Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (PG) (FINAL) 7:30 Elvis (M) Special Screening! - $20 Sunday 26th: 4:00 NT Live: Leopoldstadt (M) $25/$20 7:30 Operation Mincemeat (M) Encore Tuesday 28th: 7:30: How to Please a Woman (M) Treat Tuesday $11!

Golden Bay High School Presents

LipSync 2022 Wed 29th June (Masks optional) & Thurs 30th June (Masks required) GBHS Hall 7pm start R.O.A.R

$5 Child/Student

Thu 7th

Tickets available from the School Office only Limited seating. No door sales.

LipSync proceeds to the GBHS Library

Thu 21st QUIZ - 7.30pm. All welcome. Sun 24th BEER TASTING COMPETION! – just a few places left - get your tickets NOW and get practicing. Thu 28th THE JORDAN LUCK BAND - tickets online.

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Programmes to listen out for:

FRIDAY 24TH JUNE MATARIKI MOHUA CELEBRATION

Kath Bee’s Kids Mix

Music, stories, fun facts, strange noises and MORE! Live and off-the-cuff, Kath Bee has surprises in store for everyone (even herself!). Saturday and Sunday mornings 7:00-8:00.

‘MIHI’ (LIVE ORIGINAL RNB)

feat: SOULFIRE soundsystem plus! garden bar performers from WONDER-FULL FIRE CREW - FREE ENTRY

TAKAKA GOLF CLUB

MID-WINTER AMBROSE TAKAKA GOLF CLUB TOURNAMENT MID-WINTER AMBROSE

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