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Dine ‘n’ Summer is... Dashers hurt bars Andrew Board Some Nelson bars and restaurants have been forced to hold customers drivers licences as security after losing thousands of dollars to “dine ‘n’ dashers”. The term is used to explain those who order drinks and food on a tab before running out on the bill. Speight’s Ale House co-owner Gareth Caldwell says his restaurant, open for less than a month, has started holding either a credit card or drivers licence before opening a tab for customers who want to sit outside. “I didn’t expect that sort of thing when we opened in Nelson,” he says. “We’ve had about $2000 worth of bills walk out the door. One family we saw on the security tape was pretty blatant about it; they looked around to see where the staff were and then walked straight out through the garden bar.” But more established bar and restaurant owners say they also enforce the credit card rule after being burnt themselves. Ian Williams, owner of the Vic Brew Bar, formerly the Victorian Rose, says he has been doing the practice since his family took over the business. “We hold credit cards for people sitting outside, it has been a problem for us in the past but this year has been better than last year. We’ve only had one [dasher] that I can remember.” Other bars and restaurants spoken to by Nelson Weekly also hold credit cards or drivers licences for food tabs, especially for those sitting in outdoor areas. Gareth says most customers understand when asked for the security. “Some get a bit upset but the reality is we can’t continue to lose that sort of money.”

...up and away Joey Scott, 11, has been making a splash these school holidays as one of thousands of students hitting the pool for the summer break. Joey, a Nayland Primary student, visited Nayland Park Pool with his older

brother Sean, 16, and their father. Sean, a Nelson College student, says he had spent the majority of his school holidays at the swimming complex “dominating the [diving] boards,” and with Nelson finally turning on the sun-

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Races a winner again Andrew Board

and not many other places get into the racing as much as the Nelson crowd, it’s a real highlight.” The Richmond Races continued to add to its The annual meet, one of two hosted by the Nelreputation as one of the region’s premier events son Harness Racing Club, is held over two days, with another “hugely successful” meet on Friday bringing horses, owners and some of the counand Sunday. try’s best drivers from around the South Island. Among the highlights was a new course record Bill says the total number of punters has yet to for fastest time, as well as around $2.3 million go- be calculated but both days enjoyed strong numing through the TAB by those backing the horses bers. and a huge number of entrants to the Fashion in The races also host numerous free activities for the Field. But for committee member Bill Monk children and runs the Richmond Mall Fashion in the roar of the crowd was what put a smile on the Field competition. This year’s winners were his face. Ryan Charles and Fleur Schouten, both of Nel“To hear the roar is just amazing, it’s so loud son. Ryan says he only entered to support his wife and after she took part in the ladies section. “I just flat out said no to begin with. But I thought it was something that I ordinarily wouldn’t do and it’d throw me out of my comfort zone a bit.” Both Ryan and Fleur won Richmond Mall vouchers and other goodies. Bill says feedback from those attending the event was excellent. “I heard the comment a number of times on Sunday night that the event was ‘the best races ever’. That’s nice to hear but it’s because of the hard work of the committee, sponsor support and people turning up that makes it so BEST DRESSED: Winners of the Richmond Mall Fashion in the wonderful.” Fields competition at the Richmond Races on Sunday were Ryan * More races news on page 19, in sport. Charles and Fleur Schouten, both of Nelson. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

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The sunniest of them all

TWINKLE TOES: Tony Davies and Judy Crowe dance in 1903 Square as the Nelson Big Band plays during the Nelson Jazz Festival last week. Photo: Andrew Board.

Jazz festival still hits the right notes with fans The new director of the Nelson Jazz Festival says a strong turnout from locals ensured it was one of the best yet and had "probably more of a community feel than ever before". The Nelson Jazz Festival celebrated its 21st year over the past week with 50 concerts being held in parks, wineries

and bars all over the region. Poor weather hampered the earlier concerts but as the weather got better so did the crowds, says festival director Liam Ryan. "It was a brilliant festival and we are very happy with it. The musicians loved it and the audience really got into it. By the end of

the festival we had huge crowds." The festival is hosted by the Nelson Jazz Club and around 50 members spent days volunteering their time to ensure its success, says Liam. The festival is also supported by Nelson City and Tasman District Councils and a long list of sponsors.

Whakatane mayor Tony Bonne is due to fly into Nelson on Friday to offically conceed defeat in the sunshine race to his counterpart, Aldo Miccio. Nelson’s final memories of 2011 may not concur, but the city has reclaimed its title as the sunniest place in New Zealand, it was confirmed last week. In the space of two weeks Nelson set two records: the city with the heaviest rainfall in New Zealand history and the city with the highest sunshine hours. The sunshine record is one Nelsonians will take far more pleasure out of though, after losing its crown to Whakatane in 2010. Whakatane finished third with Tekapo in second. But the rain, which caused millions of dollars’ worth of damage in the final weeks of 2011, did its best to also take the sun title from Nelson. At the start of December Nelson held sunshine hour lead of almost 100, but the end of the year it had been reduced to just 24 hours. But a win is a win and Nelson mayor Aldo Miccio says he’s thrilled that the title has rightfully been returned to the sunshine city. “It’s what we’re known for and why people come to visit us, so it’s great to say that we are once again the sunniest.” Tony is due to meet Aldo on Friday to hand back a sunhat that was given to him by Aldo, says Nelson Tasman Tourism CEO Lynda Keene. "Upon winning the highest sunshine hour title last year, Mayor Bonne sent Aldo a can of Whakatane sunshine. It's all in good heart," she says. Aldo says he has a year's worth of pent-up sun banter to throw the way of the Bay of Plenty town and its mayor. "We see each other at meetings and he always chucks in a little joke so it will be good to give it back," he laughed. It is understood One News will be on hand to report the handover of the hat.

A BARBEQUE BY THE POOL – SURE TO BE THE FIRST OF MANY

GET A TASTE OF THE LIFE AT SUMMERSET Poolside barbeque, 6pm, Sat 14 Jan - all welcome. We’ve got a lot to celebrate at Summerset in the Sun. Our new villas and cottages are now home to several new residents, we’ve had lots of interest in the few that remain and the village is really beginning to take shape. Come along on Saturday, have a look at our show villa – which people seem to love – and then join the residents for a barbeque in our pool complex. We’ll put on the food and drink – it would be great to have your company. To make sure we cater for enough, please let us know you’re coming. We’d really love to see you – and it will be fun. Call Carol Pitman, Sales Manager, 03 538 0000. You’ll find us at 16 Sargeson Street, Stoke, Nelson.

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Having a party/event/function? Call our photographer 548 4949 or 027 548 4948 Bridgette Martin, Julie Suckling and Aimee Best at the races.

Jim Davis and Trisha Falleni settle in to watch ‘Silent Antics’ at the SolarCity Summer Movies.

Vicki Davenhill, Roger Coville and Lisa Pratter at the races on Friday.

Karl Welch and Rosie Knowles at the Maitai on New Year’s Eve. Jamie Brookes, Lianne Moore, Basil and Raene Mewburn catch a flick.

Georgie Kay, Mike Allen, Caroline and Craig Merrilees at the Races on Friday

Greg and Jackie Bird at Isel Park for the outdoor movie on Friday.

Horses at the races from left; Toby Conning, Tony Dyer, Mike Harvey and Hamish Martin.

Libby Lowe, Nicole Yates and Vicky Yates at the Races.

New Year and plenty of new parties for our Out & About camera. This week we have photos from the Maitai Camp Ground on New Year’s Eve, the Richmond Races on Friday and some snaps from people watching the Outdoor Summer movies on Friday night. Remember, if you’d like us to come and take photos at you party give us a call on 548 4949 or you can email photos you have taken to us at editorial@ nelsonweekly.co.nz. See you next week.

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New screen a hit for old movies Hours upon hours of watching silent black and white film has given Antony Hodgson an appreciation for classic cinema, an appreciation he is sharing with Nelson this summer as the SolarCity Summer Movies hit parks and reserves across the Nelson region, with a brand new screen to boot. Isle Park played host to the new 7000 ANSI Lumens High Definition Projector on Friday night as the summer series moves around the region from Tahuna to Takaka and Tapawera. As dusk fell on a somewhat gloomy night the field in front of Isel House was packed with people braving the weather to watch

‘Silent Antics’ from the masters of slapstick; Harold Lloyd, Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Laurel & Hardy. Picnic dinners, camping chairs and aperitifs were in abundance but those that bought bean bags, pajamas and blankets looked the most cozy. With the outdoor movies now in their 17th year the combination of a relaxed atmosphere, gold coin entry fee and classic cinema has proved a winning formula. “I spent many a late night watching videos from Aro Valley Video, sitting through hours of silent film to come up with my favorites to share with everyone, so I hope you like it,” says Antony.

Grey Power: Flood them with emails The proposed closure of a discount pharmacy has led the local Grey Power president to declare a call-to-arms of sorts. Gordon Currie says many Grey Power members use the Warehouse Pharmacy because it is the cheapest in town and its proposed closure at the end of January will hurt them. He says he has received plenty of phone calls from Grey Power members upset with its closure so he is urging them to follow the lead of Blenheim customers who emailed head office en masse and were granted “a stay of execution”. The Warehouse is closuring its six Pharmacy’s nationwide but it appears the Blenheim store will continue to operate. The Warehouse pharmacist national manager Trevor Lloyd says it is never too late to petition for the Nelson store to remain open. “Blenheim was performing really well and Nelson does have other issues, like it would have to move the pharmacy in the store, but there is always a chance,” he says. Gordon says if users of the Warehouse Pharmacy want it bad enough they should “flood them with emails” and hope for Nelson’s own stay of execution. “From my understanding, the Warehouse received a lot of feedback from Blenheim people but they were surprised that they didn’t get much from Nelson. I told them it’s because I’ve been getting it all. I’ve spoken with them and I now urge people who would like to see it stay open to email them directly.” If you would like the Pharmacy to stay open email trevor.lloyd@thewarehouse.co.nz.

Rebecca Rae-Hodgson and Antony Hodgson, event coordinators for the SolarCity Summer Movies, coming to a patch of grass near you. Photo: Jonathan McKeown.

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Pen pals still going strong after 60 years be neat,” she says, looking back on when the friendship first began. The first letter introduced who she was, explained simple notes of her life and was written in the German language. Lizz spoke of her main hobbies, which, at the time, included a strong passion for cycling and arts. The reply, in English, detailed a similar scenario of a girl in Dusseldorf. “It was a very long time ago. But it was just everyday things. We gradually just got to know each other a lot more.”

The letters to each other continued, along with photos of one another, even if they When Lizz Johnston inked a letter to Gerwere on an irregular basis and now all in many as a 13 year-old, she never expected English due to Segrid’s fluency of the lanit would lead to a 60 year friendship. guage. Lizz, now 71 years-old, has been a pen pal Segrid married early and in 1961 when with Sigrid Gallas for 59 years, making it Lizz was visiting the German city on a cyone of her longest friendships, says the cle tour she went and stayed with her and Nelson resident. her family, meeting for the first time. Lizz was at school in Scotland where her The pair hit it off and it wasn’t long before German teacher decided to put all of the Lizz returned, this time visiting with her students in touch with pupils of a school in boyfriend. Germany. “I was up for that. I thought it’d The two always had plenty in common, even through the tough times they were united by similar circumstances. Segrid had a baby boy that was born with hydrocephalus, water in the brain. He was one of the first people to get an operation called the shunt. Many years later Lizz’s third child contracted menigitis, which had a side effect of hyrdocephalus. “We’ve got that much in common it’s just uncanny.” Lizz says Segrid was always better at sending letters on a more regular basis, although she admits there were times the pair would go years without keeping in contact. However, a letter would always turn up eventually. The latest message from Nelson woman Lizz Johnston has been writing to the same pen pal in Germany for almost 60 years. Germany arrived near Photo: Phillip Rollo. Christmas and was an annual photograph sent by Segrid of herself and husband Peter. Phillip Rollo

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Lizz admits with the way technology has developed, that pen pals are probably a rare breed in a world of email and social networking. But the two women still stick to their letters, which may be Segrid’s influence. “She’s just not into it, which is awkward because I’ve got the computer and I could email. But they haven’t got the same at the other end. I’ve been doing pottery for years and my cartilage has given up in my thumb joints so I don’t find it easy to write anymore.” So Lizz, instead, types up her letters on the computer, prints them out and then sends them away. Lizz has visited Segrid five times, and Segrid once came to Scotland. Lizz is still hoping for another visit, but this time to New Zealand. But Peter doesn’t fly. “If he goes anywhere he has to drive. So when I went to visit them with my daughter they drove to the airport to pick us up and it’s quite a drive. He just loves driving. But that does mean they’ve never been to New Zealand, which is a shame because they’d love it. I doubt they’ll ever get here, but I’d like to think they will. If not them, then maybe one of their daughters or granddaughters.” Lizz didn’t know anyone else in her class that had kept in touch with their pen pal for this long. “We’ve been corresponding all that time and she’s kept every letter I’ve sent her.” She says the best part about meeting Segrid was getting to know another culture. “There’s different foods, different habits, but there’s still that human contact.” Another letter looks set to leave Nelson addressed to Germany later this month, packed with it a clipping from this newspaper, telling Lizz’s story of her friendship that started with a piece of paper and a pen way back in 1953.


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New Years fire for real estate firm A fire that appears to have been deliberately lit was mere minutes away from destroying a Richmond business, says its owner and the fire service. Businesswoman Lydia Heyward received a phone call shortly after 4am on New Year’s Day to say the back of her Queen St-based real estate business had been set on fire. The fire caused thousands of dollars’ worth of damage and cut phone lines for several Richmond businesses for more than a day. It also melted cables, destroyed aluminium joinery and plumbing. Work to repair the damage was still ongoing this week. Richmond fire chief Ralph Lonsdale says the building was just minutes away from being totalled. “It could have been disastrous; we arrived just in the nick of time.” The alarm was raised by members of the Richmond Community Patrol who were out keeping an eye on the town in the early hours of the morning. Lydia says she was gutted when she arrived to see the fire service putting out the fire. “I was really disappointed, it’s a new building and it’s just such a shame

that it happened and I’m disappointed that there are people out there that could do that. If the community patrol had been five minutes later [in reporting the fire] it could have been really serious.” The intensity of the fire was so great it melted the glass sitting in the building. Nelson CIB detective Kelvin Heiford says an investigation into the fire is still ongoing and they have several positive leads but say if anyone has any information about the fire, to get in touch. “There were a lot of people hanging around that time of the morning so if anyone has some information we would certainly be happy to know about it. But the investigation is continuing and we hope to have some positive results in the next couple of days.” This isn’t the first time a Queen St business has been the victim of a likely arson; in 2010 Boutereys Restaurant was also set on fire, causing minor damage to the back of the restaurant. But Ralph says there has been little in the way of deliberately lit fires since then and this appears to be an isolated incident. To contact Kelvin with information, call his direct line on 546 3861.

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Each week two photos of the museum’s “glass plate” collection will run in Nelson Weekly and Waimea Weekly. Right: Large cake. Nelson Provincial Museum, F N Jones Collection: 310720. Below: Unnamed Group, Nelson Provincial Museum, Manson Collection: 314352. Can you tell us more about these photos? Email details you have to: history@ museumnp.org.nz.

It was a busy welcome to the New Year for the city's police officers, with 49 arrests being made on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. The high number of arrests is normal for local police over the holiday with almost half being alcohol-related incidents. Around 20 people were arrested for breach of the liquor ban, by carrying opened bottles or cans of alcohol in areas of the city where it is prohibitied. Nelson Bays Acting Area Commander Inspector Ross Lienert says he was much happier with the behaviour of Nelsonians and visitors to the

region over the holiday period. He says arrests for disorderly-type behaviour were on par with previous years. The big disappointment for police was the large number of people caught drink-driving. Ross says police nationally had worked hard prior to the holiday period to ensure people were aware of the risks of drinking and driving. "In Nelson Bays a number of people have continued to ignore that message and have subsequently risked their own and other innocent members of the public's lives. That is very disappointing."

Tuesday, January 3 At 11.50pm, a 81 year-old man was arrested for assaulting a female.

Friday, January 6 At 12.40am, a 33 year-old man was arrested for common assault in a domestic incident. At 1.20am, a 17 year-old male was arrested for failing to appear in court. At 2.30am, a 23 year-old man was arrested for failing to appear on a warrant. At 4.58am, a 20 year-old man was arrested for burglary by night. At 1pm, a 27 year-old woman was arrested for common assault in a domestic incident. At 9.45pm, a 21 year-old man was arrested for theft.

Wednesday, January 4 At 2.05pm, a 22 year old man was arrested for receiving stolen property and taking/obtaining/ using a document for pecuniary advantage. At the exact same time, in a separate incident, a 29 year-old man was arrested for common assault. At 4.23pm, a 21 year-old man was arrested for taking/obtaining/using a document for pecuniary advantage. Saturday, January 7 At 11.30pm, a 14 year-old boy At 2.45am, a 17 year-old male was arrested for a breach of his was arrested for disorderly NELSON bail conditions. behaviour (likely to cause vioAt 11.57pm, an 18 year-old lence) and resisting police. At man was arrested for breach of 2.45am, a 17 year-old male was bail. arrested for breach of the liquor ban. At 2.08pm, a 21 year-old woman was arrested for theft. At Thursday, January 5 7.55pm, a 41 year-old man was arrested for At 1.45am, a 26 year-old man was arrested for as- breach of the peace. saulting police with a stabbing/cutting weapon, breach of bail and assaults with intent to injure. Sunday, January 8 At 3.33am, a 40 year-old man was arrested for At 1.45am, a 22 year-old man was arrested for failure to answer police bail, there is now a war- disorderly behaviour. At 2.15am, a 30 year-old rant out for his arrest to enforce some fines. At man was arrested for using insulting language. 10.25am, a 26 year-old man was arrested for bur- At 2.30am, an 18 year-old man was arrested for glary by night, the estimated value of the prop- wilful damage. At 10.45am, a 52 year-old man erty stolen was more than $5000. was held in the detox centre for being drunk. At At 12.21pm, a 30 year-old man was arrested for 12.35pm, a 21 year-old man was arrested for uncontravening a protection order. At 2.40pm, a 21 lawfully taking a bicycle. At 3.15pm, a 25 yearyear-old woman was arrested on three counts of old man was arrested for driving while disqualishoplifting. At 10.20pm, a 27 year-old man was fied; it was the third or subsequent time he has arrested for wilful damage (graffiti) and a breach been caught. At 7.15pm, a 24 year-old man was of bail. arrested for wilful damage.

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This Week

Art couple prepare for garden exhibition Jonthan McKeown

ARTY MARRIAGE: Art Group Nelson artists Murray and Judy Campbell with some of their work. Around 50 local artists will be exhibiting at Art Group Nelson’s annual summer art exhibition at Queen’s Gardens this weekend. Photo: Jonathan McKeown.

Art Group Nelson artist Murray Campbell’s true passion is Model Railways, a hobby that didn’t surface until “three years after we were married”, says wife and fellow artist Judy. Art was never a part Murray’s environment or interest until he decided to join Judy on an art tuition course "for a holiday", but by morning tea on the first day he was hooked, says Judy. Murray and Judy are among the 50 local artists exhibiting at Art Group Nelson’s annual summer art exhibition at Queen’s Gardens this weekend. Paintings, glass, wood ware, garden art and much more will be on show and available for purchase this Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 4pm with the weekend of 21 and 22 reserved if the weather doesn’t play its part. After discovering the “agony and ecstasy of painting” Murray now combines his scenic painting of the South Island’s mountains and lakes

with his love of Model Railways. Many a train room both here in Nelson and around the country features Murray's painted back-scenes with his latest measuring 3.5 by 1.2 meters. Judy’s love of art was fostered throughout her life by some great artistic talents, originally by Gwen Rew, an artist and teacher, who came to live on her family farm when Judy was 12. More recently the tuition of Graham Braddock has helped to develop Judy’s affinity with watercolour pastels and oils. Judy will have her weaved wall hangings called ‘Paintings in Wool’ available at the exhibition. Judy says retiring to Nelson in 1994 gave her and Murray the time to enjoy the luxury of discretionary time together. Being involved in the art community they have met and enjoyed the company of many interesting and talented people. “The creative and beautiful environment is everything one could wish for, and boredom has no place in this lovely city,” says Judy.

Mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Margaret Anderson, of Whareama, celebrated her 100th Birthday with her family, including her three sons Duncan, John and Richard on Sunday. Margaret’s family travelled from around New Zealand to help celebrate the milestone. Photo: Jonathan McKeown.

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Sport

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High point of career for Lowe Former Nelson College fullback and Tasman Mako sevens player James Lowe has been selected for the New Zealand Sevens squad by super-coach Gordon Tietjens. The selection came after the Makos won the bowl trophy, capping off a great weekend for the side at the Pub Charity national sevens tournament in Queenstown. The young side, led by New Zealand sevens player and Nelson sportsman of the year, Shane Christie, won the

bowl after beating Hawkes Bay in the final 31-22. Earlier, Tasman were competitive in a tough pool, drawing with Bay of Plenty, losing narrowly to North Harbour and running short on gas against a strong Canterbury side. The Makos were then sent to the bowl competition where they beat Southland and Northland in the quarter and semi finals respectively before their final win. Auckland went on to win the competition.

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Nelson croquet player Jarrod Coutts is currently travelling the length of the country, coaching other croquet players. He was in Nelson last week. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

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SPORT IN BRIEF rUgbY: Nelson College rugby star Steven Soper may not be able to take part in the 2012 season after snapping his leg at training last week. The strapping flanker had been named in a national secondary school squad to train with sevens coach Gordon Titjens this week and had been aiming for national honours with the secondary school team later this year. But he will instead be re-focusing on gettting fit again after undergoing surgery at Nelson Hospital last Friday. rUnning: In 1994 the Nelson Striders made international press when, while out for their Sunday pack run up the Maitai Valley, a wild boar sent them scurrying up a steep bank to avoid an extremely agitated attack. Dam caretaker, Trevor Ruffell, came to their rescue by killing the beast with his bare hands in the nearby river. Now the animal’s remains are mounted, and are becoming one of the region’s most sought after athletic trophies; The Boar’s Jaw. To win it runners and walkers must complete the annual half marathon along the picturesque course in the confines of the valley. But the twist is the fastest is not rewarded with the trophy. Instead it’s won by whoever paces themselves closest to their estimate without a watch for 21.1km. Stu Cottam was exact in 1998 and came back last year for his second engraving on the honours board just seven seconds adrift of his estimate. Full details on www.nelsonevents.co.nz.

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FUTSAL FUN: John Vaughan, futsal development officer, will be kick starting a new futsal league in February at Saxton Stadium. John will also be holding an open day this Sunday for those interested in the sport. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

Futsal comp starting at Saxton It’s no fluke that the two best futsal nations hold world domination on the football pitch as well. The five a-side indoor adaptation of football is making its way to Nelson on a more formal basis, and it’s hoped that the sport will not only boost the footballing talents in the region but create a pathway for those wishing to play futsal at a higher level.

The futsal league will be held every Sunday evening at Saxton Stadium from February 12. Registrations can be made by emailing johnv@orcon. net.nz or phoning 027 547 4436 to find out more information. Teams are recommended to feature between five to eight players and the team match fee is $25 per game with a $10 annual fee per player.

Nelson prepares for Colgate Games It just keeps getting better for sprinter Jonas Kale. Fresh from claiming the prized gold medal in the Boys 14 100m at the North Island Colgate Games in Tauranga over the weekend, the Nayland College student will be hoping to do it all again in Nelson this week as he sinks his teeth into the South Island Colgate Games. Jonas ran an impressive 11.68 seconds in the final, a huge personal best in a season that also saw him reach the semi final of the junior boys 100m at the New Zealand Secondary School Championship despite having another year left in that division. Jonas was clearly stoked with his win, beating hot favourite John Auga. “Everyone expected him to win so I thought that second would be my best chance,” says Jonas. But he knew that a strong start would be his best bet to win the race and after getting out in front early, Jonas never looked back. Jonas, who is coached by his father and sprint coach Dennis Kale, says the difference for 2012 has been the addition of strength and power trainings. “I think that has helped a lot and I’ve grown a lot more and I’m stronger now.” Jonas also finished third place in the 200m with a personal best of 24.32 seconds. After his win up north, Jonas is confident about his 100m. He says hosting the event will also play into his hands. “I think it will. You’ve got the comfort of being able to go home and have a shower and sleep when everyone else has to hang around at the track or go back to their motel. It would be pretty cool I reckon [to win another gold medal] because it’d rank me around the top three in New Zealand. So I’d be pretty bloody stoked with that really.” The South Island Colgate Games will feature around 800 athletes aged 14 years-old and younger. It will be held from January 13-15 at Saxton Oval.

Nayland College sprinter Jonas Kale will be one of the local favourites heading into this weekend’s South Island Colgate Games in Nelson. Jonas won the Boys 14 100m at the North Island edition of the competition over the weekend. Photo: Phillip Rollo.


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Stoke/Nayland rain on Wakatu’s club day hopes Wakatu walked off the field from their first match of the Twenty20 Nelson Cricket competition at Victory Square on Saturday with a spring in their step and hopes running high they could pull off a winning doubleheader on their club day – then along came Stoke/Nayland. Wakatu had put Wanderers to the sword, with Mason Robinson top scoring with 78 and skipper Shane Laurence (pictured left taking a catch to dismiss Wanderers batsman Dan Cooper) smashing 34 off just 9 balls. But Stoke/Nayland, also fresh from a win in their first match against Waimea Toi Toi United, put their batting under enough pressure to force a collapse and take maximum points from the first of two rounds of Twenty20 for the region’s top cricketers. Athletic College Old Boys also won both its games at the Botanic’s, scoring a massive 215 in their first match against Motueka. ACOB then went on to easily beat defending champions WTTU. Shane says the club day at Wakatu was a great occasion and he was thrilled to see old boys and sponsors come along. “We had a sausage sizzle, life member Jeff Rackley spoke and then all the captains got up to speak. It was a great day for the club, it’s just a shame we couldn’t celebrate with two wins.” Photo: Andrew Board.

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GOOD LORD: Brightwater’s Living Lord battles down the home straight of race three with driver Stephen McNally tasting the finish line. Living Lord finished an agonising second place after it looked destined for a first place. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

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South Island superstock champion Brett Nicholls, centre, after winning the title in Nelson last Tuesday with his crew from left; Tony Hoult, Tony Phyn, Wayne Martin, Phil Nicholls, Neville Simpson, Tylar, Craig Isles and Tony Terrill. Photo: Blair Hall/Photoaction.

Nelson driver wins SI title Phillip Rollo Brett Nicholls’ crew will be insuring his car is “bulletproof ” heading into the New Zealand Superstock Championship in a few week’s time. The 48n driver claimed his second South Island Superstock Championship title in three years last weekend and hopes his performance in a new car was the perfect warm up heading into Huntly at the end of this month. Beating top drivers like Dale Ewers, Craig Boote and Shane Harwood, Brett understands the significance of his win. He finished first twice and earned a fifth place finish, not bad in a field of 18 cars. “It was good to win at home in front of the home crowd. When you’ve got the likes of the two Boote cars, Shane Harwood, Dale Ewers, Blair Cunningham, they’re all big names. I was overthe-moon to win the South Island Champs again.

I won in 2009, so to back it up, I’m happy as.” He had set four key goals this season and the win in Nelson ticked off the first, in his new car. Next on the list is a visit to Rotorua for the World 240 Championship this weekend where he will face some of the North Island’s top drivers for the first time this season, followed by winning the New Zealand Superstock Championship in Huntly two weeks later, then gaining selection in the Nelson Tigers team’s racing squad for Palmerston North. Brett says he has been rapt with the success of the new car, despite a late start to the season, and he’s confident he has the power and the crew to win his first national title. “I just want to make sure it’s going to be bulletproof, and reliable as, because you need a reliable car to win a New Zealand title.” Brett would like to thank all of his crew and sponsors for their hard work in the 2011/12 season.

CHAMP: Nelson driver Brett Nicholls (48n) takes the inside track on fellow local driver Kerry Hill at the South Island superstock champs in Nelson last week. Photo: Blair Hall/Photoaction.

ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS and for Intermediate Level students. A fun and practical ten week course for both levels in the basics of Italian pronunciation and communication - with a dash of culture and music. Wednesdays at Club Italia 9 Trafalgar Street. Beginners-7 pm, Intermediate level-8pm. Next sessions begin 8 February. Bookings required. For enrolments or more info please phone Joe Rifici 545-6046 Teachers’ Break: bored while friends and family are working? Want to get out or get fit? Join new informal social group for week-day adventures this summer holiday. Call or text Julie 021645652. Nelson Horticultural Society Summer Show. Gladiolo, dahlias, cut flowers, vegetables. Stoke Hall, Main Rd Stoke, Jan 22 and 23. Saturday 1-4.30, Sunday 10-4. Please enter, visit and support our show. Inquiries to Show Committee. V Latimer 548 1711, M Hart 547 2999 or email m.hart@clear.net.nz Pigeon Valley Steam Museum, Wakefield. SUMMER PROGRAM ON STEAM Sunday 15 January and also during the Vintage Machinery Show 28 and 29 January, with old tractors, engines, working machinery, sawmill, traction engine and rail jigger rides. BBQ food, teas, ice creams and drinks available. Next Steam Days Feb 5 and March 4. Adults $5, children free. 0273 197 427. NELSON RAILWAY SOCIETY: from Boxing Day, Monday December the 26, the railcar or train will be running from 12:00 noon until 4:00 pm daily, weather permitting. Angie’s Silver Circuit. Specially designed for Seniors ONLY. Build your strength & Stability. Improve Balance. Light Exercise Circuit. Fun, Sociable Atmosphere Re-Starts Friday 13th January. Time: 10.30-11.15am, Just $4 Stoke Seniors. Behind Memorial Hall. 548 Main Rd Stoke Turn-up or call Angie on 547 019 Angie's AquaFitness A superb way to get back into activity. Comfortable no impact environment Be Fitter/Healthier/stronger. In this class your size does not matter. Exhilerating, Fun & Motivating Aqua Class. Restarts Tues 17th Jan 10.45-11.45am, Thurs 19th Jan 6-7pm, $6 Ngawhatu Pool , Stoke Call Angie 547 0198 Angie's Active Circuit Kickstart your Health/ Fitness Goals for 2012 Fun, Easy Aerobics & Circuit. Suitable for all abilities. Have a go! Restarts Tues 10th Jan 9.15-10.15am, $5, Nelson Bays Church,Cnr Quarantine/Near Black Cat. Restarts Thurs 12th Jan 9.30-10.30am, $5, Tahunanui Presbyterian Church, Muritai Street Call Angie 547-0198 The Centre for Fine Woodworking Exhibition ‘Been There - Made This'. Refinery Gallery, Halifax St, 9 Dec - 22nd Jan. Celebrating the first 5 years - a selection of student and tutor work, including a wooden surfboard, acoustic guitars and fine furniture. Meditation and Practices on the Path to Enlightenment Meditation and presentation on Buddhist Path Every Wed 18 Jan to 22 Feb Evening 6-7.30pm koha Constance Barnicoat Room, Richmond Library 280 Queen St Making Life Meaningful What better way to start the year than exploring what makes life meaningful. Come to a relaxing day which will include meditation/presentation/discussion. Saturday 21 January 9.45am to 5pm Cost $25 Contact Alan (03)5432021 Motivator. Steve Taylor. Assisting you to improve your self esteem and enthusiasm. Free service. Walk and talk for yourself. Ph 027 773 0683 or email motivator3329@yahoo.com Isel House in Stoke is open to the public from 11am to 4pm daily, Tuesdays to Sundays exclusive. Coming up: watch out for the Teddy Bears’ Picnic! 21st Annual Nelson Summer Kite Festival Sunday, January 22nd, 12:00pm - 5:00pm at

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REGULAR EVENTS English Conversation Group weekly meetings every Wednesday 4.30.to 6.00pm in the main hall behind Trinity Church, Nile Street. International Students, New Residents and visitors very welcome. For information phone Bill Kearns 548.5844 Duck Soup will help you expand your social life & build fresh friendships with other Nelson singles over 30 years old. Join in every first Sunday of the month from 7.30pm. More details on ducksoup.co.nz or call Adrienne 544-2088. Tennis at Tahuna Drive courts. Saturday 1pm to 5pm tennis for all levels come along or contact Mike 5476562 Tahunanui Walking Group: Thursdays 10am meet at the Centre 61 Muritai Street, phone 548 6036 for details Meets 1st Tahunanui Garden Group: Wednesday of the month 7pm at the Centre, 61 Muritai Street Tahunanui 548 6036 for details Nelson Male Voice Choir. Meeting Monday evenings, 6.45pm at the Nelson School of Music. New members very welcome. Come along and enjoy the unique sound of a male voice choir, or contact Ernie Tarling, 548 7291. Mums & Bubs Group every Tuesday 10.30am at Columbus Coffee, Fashion Island. Meet other parents with children, share ideas & receive product demonstrations from stores. Contact 548 9191 or register at www.fashionisland. co.nz Nelson Community Market at Tory St. Every Friday 10-1pm Fresh Garden produce available Social Table Tennis Monday & Friday - 9am noon Monday & Friday - 9am - noon Wednesday Club Night - 7pm - 9pm$4 per person or $10 per family Bats provided Non-marking footwear essential ph Stadium 5479479 or Karen - 5473005 Nelson Morris practice every Thursday at Trafalgar Street Hall from 7.30 pm. New dancers and musicians welcome. Contact: Jan King 545 2546. (NOTE: We will be having a break over Christmas/New Year. Last practice on Thursday 15 December. Recommence on Thursday 19 January 2012.) Isel House in Stoke is open to the public this summer from 11am to 4pm daily, Tuesdays to Sundays inclusive. Choose to Lose Trying to lose weight, join us for support, weigh-in, coffee, chat with like minded people. Gold coin donation only. Every Thursday at the Centre, 23a Salisbury Rd, Richmond Contact De Ross: 547 4717 or 027698872 Meditation Monday to Friday 6–6.45pm at Nelson Buddhist Centre, 87 Nile Street (opposite Central School). Gold coin donation at the door. Contact Keith 546 8419, keith@rigdzin.org. Pilates - do you want to feel leaner this summer with easy to follow mat pilates held on Wednesday lunch hours in central Nelson upstairs at the New Hub on New Street from 12.10 to 12.50pm during school terms . To book your mat phone Sue on 538 0318 Breastfeeding Support Nelson (LLL) Meetings held last Tuesday each month, 1.30 – 3 pm @ Tahunanui Community Centre, Muritai St. Meet other mothers and babies. Free access to our library... Fathers, Grandparents, Toddlers, all welcome. For support ph Ruth 546 9029 or Michelle 548 6998 Migrant English Group - Mondays 14.0015.00 Meet other people new to New Zealand, practice your English and enjoy a chat and a drink. Haven Community Centre, corner Collingwood and Grove Street. Free

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