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The rescue was triggered by a low-tide rip that saw a strong outgoing current. With nine staff on patrol that day, the team were resourced to be able to take actuon quickly. Raglan Surf Life Saving Club director David Galuszka said volunteers look after the beach during the weekends and paid lifeguards will begin work during weekdays from November 29. Saturday had been one of the busiest days so far this season with level 2 bringing more people to the beach. SLSNZ say that Swimming between the flags was important to keep people safe but so was keeping track of the tides and weather conditions.

While a formal identification is yet to take place, the discovery follows an incident where two men from Hamilton failed to return from a fishing trip at the dangerous spot. Papanui Point is a notorious spot with at least 22 recorded fatalities after fishermen tumbled off the rocks, or were swept into the water.

aglan Surf Life Saving Club were involved in a mass rescue of 14 people off Ngarunui Beach on Saturday 20.

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Covid-19 vaccinations have been mandated in a number of sectors and include education, health and disability and correctional workforces - all of these public sector roles each face particular and different challenges posed by COVID-19. Across the country about 1300 workers or 1.8% of all DHB workers were off the job as the mandate deadlines kicked in. The Waikato DHB had the largest numbers of workers stood down at 154. The Government has announced changes to MIQ which will see 300 spots a month reserved for new health and disability workers coming in to the country. In a statement, lead DHB CE Rosemary Clements says that DHBs continue to work with unvaccinated staff members who are stood down to discuss other options such as redeployment and encourage them to consider vaccination. "If staff choose to be vaccinated while they are stood down, they will be able to return to their DHB." *Two doses of mRNA vaccine, Comirnaty, has been shown to be effective against symptomatic COVID-19 caused by Delta (7893% compared with 90-96% for Alpha variant) in the UK. A study in Norway also found that two doses of COVID-19 vaccine was needed to be best protected against COVID-19 Delta variant. Fully vaccinated individuals were two-thirds less likely to be infected with Delta compared with unvaccinated individuals.

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Bridge connects Greenslade to the rest of Raglan BY JANINE JACKSON

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Concrete work for the walkway was “I really made it known that it was a wetland reenslade Rd residents will soon connect to the completed while funding was available with a stream running through it and it had ecological value.” rest of Raglan with a in the last financial year. Bex says that work led to council rezoning the The boardwalk was delayed awaiting new walkway and bridge. paper road as a greenspace. resource consent to build the bridge Part of the district wide new footpaths programme in the Waikato District Council Long Term Plan 2018/28, the walkway replaces the existing informal path that was a boggy pit during wet weather. With a projected cost of $400,000, the walkway trails along a former paper road at the end of Greenslade Rd taking pedestrians over a wooden bridge, through to the Nikau Park subdivision and out to Lorenzen Bay Rd. Providing residents with a safe, useable pedestrian accessway, the walkway has been designed to improve pedestrian connectivity in Raglan. Previously, the residents of Greenslade Rd didn’t have safe pedestrian connection to Lorenzen Bay and the rest of Raglan. The paper road had an existing informal path but that was difficult to use in winter or wet weather.

across the stream, which was issued this month. The bridge has been designed to protect the stream that a local group, led by freshwater scientist and wetland specialist Dr Bex Eivers, spent around nine years restoring. Since starting the restoration project, Bex says, they have planted the stream and surrounding area with wetland plants, installed electric fences to keep out the cows and removed a fence going through the stream. The area had previously been neglected by the council and when Bex got word about a residential development in the farmland above the stream she ramped up her restoration work, including fish surveys, working bees and educational experiences for local children.

Affectionately known as the Lorenzen Bay stream, it runs into Lorenzen Bay, and Bex says due to impacts of climate change, bringing droughts and short spells of intense rain, there is erosion occurring where the stream meets the bay. The council no longer have plans to build a road between Greenslade Rd and Lorenzen Bay due to significant topographical constraints.

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Major makeover on the cards for Whāingaroa wharf

Nine hole golfing finals FROM PETER AIM

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major makeover, including new walkways, a new pontoon and tidal stairs, is on the cards for the Whāingaroa (Raglan) wharf – and the community is encouraged to have their say on it. Waikato District Council has revealed four projects underway to improve the wharf and harbour now and in the future. Raglan Community Board chair Gabrielle Parson says it is an exciting time for Whāingaroa. “The improvements will make the wharf much more accessible for those who rely on it to live, work and travel, and will provide more space for recreational and commercial activities. “This is an important space to the community and one we know is in need of an upgrade.”

In 2019, Council in collaboration with the Raglan Community Board was granted $2.5 million from the Provincial Growth Fund. This has been split between four projects which include repairs to the existing wharf, a new pontoon, an eastern and western walkway, a new look for the wharf including balustrade and seating areas, and a plan for the future development of the harbour. Council Community Connections manager Megan May says the planning stage of each project is underway. “We are currently undertaking investigations such as underwater mapping for the pontoon design project, doing the initial design work for the walkways project and have started thinking about the future of the harbour. “Now we’d like to get feedback from the community on some of the design

aspects of these projects and on the plan for the future of the harbour.” Two options have been developed for the western walkway and Council is asking the community to choose their preferred option. The options can be viewed on Council’s website. Council would also like to hear feedback from residents on what is important to them for the future of the Whāingaroa harbour. Ngāti Māhanga and Ngāti Hourua representative Taruke Thomson encourages members of the community to take the survey and have their say. “It is really important for the community to come together and voice their opinions on these projects. “The plan for the future of the harbour in particular, is an important document which will ultimately determine how the harbour looks and operates in the future, so we need to make sure it reflects the desires and aspirations of the community.” Residents can share their feedback on Council’s Shape Waikato website here: https://shape.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/ whaaingaroa-wharf-redevelopmentproject Hardcopy surveys are also available from the Raglan Library and Council Office on Bow Street. Feedback closes at 5pm on Monday 20 December.

Big things are happening at the Whaingaroa wharf! We’ve got four exciting projects underway to transform the wharf and wider harbour now and in the future and we’d like to get your feedback. Find out more and have your say

ocal 9-hole lady golfers battled out the Club Champs in superb Raglan weather in late October. Finalists Amanda Cron and Jan Brightwell fought out a tense and tight final before Jan sealed the win on the penultimate hole. “Club Champs are exciting and something to look forward to, but Jan deserved the win after a very even contest,” said Amanda. This was Jan's 6th title. Jan joined the club in the year 2000. She plays because she enjoys the outdoors and forming great friendships. “We are very fortunate to have such a beautifully, well groomed golf course at our back door. It's such a great club and the more people who can enjoy it, the better,” said a smiling Jan. Well played ladies and good luck for the upcoming Xmas Tournament on the 11th December.

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Queen of Muck by Isaac Thackray LITERARY ARTS

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A message from the Raglan Chamber I t is clear coming into summer the country will be finding a new normal, and people of New Zealand – including Raglan – will see changes to the way we live.

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hat had large chunks of itself written in Raglan and is creating a buzz in the children’s chapter book scene? Queen of Muck, the debut novel from Isaac Thackray. Originally due for publication in February 2022, a surge of pre-order demand saw the release date pulled forward to mid-November 2021. Queen of Muck begins with two sisters, Lucy and Lily, who are desperate to find their missing Grandad. But first they must survive a great and unusual adventure filled with brutes in nail-polish, a strange bookshop, a children-eating beast, a very bad orchestra, flying chunks of cupcake, a talking fox and swords, sneak-walking along with a wickedly entertaining baddie who has a lot to say for herself and a rather weak stomach. Thackray, whose family have had a place in Raglan for years, found progress on the book really accelerated whenever he worked on it here. “Raglan is surely one of the world’s greatest places to write,” Thackray says. “There’s a really creative vibe around town, loads of interesting people, inspiring views and excellent coffee.” A freelance advertising writer by day, he was inspired to write Queen of

Muck after reading “about a million” children’s books with his daughters, Alice (11 years old) and Lila (9). “I felt like there was a huge lack of chapter books with great adventures and lots of funny bits, characters that actually have character and girls right in the thick of the action.” So, has Queen of Muck corrected the problem? “Alice and Lila think so and they’re never afraid to be brutally honest about these things.” Thackray was tough on himself too. “To me, the book had to be lively all the way through. So that no matter where you open it, I’ll be happy you landed on that bit.” Saying that is one thing but pulling it off turned out to be quite another. Isaac says getting Queen of Muck finished and out on the shelves took more hard grind and time (plus a truckload of coffee, he adds) than he ever imagined but he loved the whole journey. “I thought I’d be on the next book by now but with everything happening on this one, I can’t even get near it - I’m hanging on by my fingernails!” Queen of Muck is available now where all good books are sold, or order your copy at queenofmuck.com, $25 RRP (Mary Egan Publishing).

Local businesses are facing tough decisions. Your local owners/operators are all financially and personally invested in this community, and we care about its people. Right now, there are no easy answers or choices. Our decisions will impact our staff, customers, and community no matter what we choose. I ask that you be patient with business owners in Raglan, while we navigate some tough decisions. The Covid-19 Protection Framework or ‘Traffic Light System’ is designed to give Kiwis more freedom and no more lockdowns. The reality is the traffic light system will potentially exclude unvaccinated people from businesses such as mine, a hospitality venue. The government announced that we are moving to the Traffic Light System at 11.59pm on 2 December. The indications are that no region in the country will be moving to ‘Green’. With no industry guidelines or legislation businesses have seven days to make decisions that will directly affect our customers and staff. We can enter the Vaccination Certificate system to provide another layer of protection for our staff, customers and livelihood or we can ‘opt-out’. If we opt-out we face trading restrictions. I have been to several Zoom meetings with hospitality owners and operators around New Zealand and we all agree: we want to keep our staff and customers safe but excluding customers does not sit well with any of us. We are in this business because we love to host guests, most of them loyal, valued customers. We consider many to be friends. To exclude people and check customers at the door goes against the nature of our business. We know a lot of businesses that opt-in are going to lose valued, experienced staff

as they choose not to be vaccinated. This is devastating for us personally as business owners, but also for the industry, as we face a nationwide employee shortage in all fields of hospitality. The alternative is to be forced to contactless at ‘Orange/Red’ levels. We all know from October’s Level 3 that this means a significant hit to income. The Government has indicated there will be no financial support for businesses that opt out. Taking only 5-20% of our ‘normal’ income without financial support means we may not be able to pay our rent or keep a full quota of staff on – we take the risk of financial ruin. All of the businesses I have spoken to are most worried about their staff – we all employ people who are embedded into the local community. Just a glance around Raglan – noting how many small businesses there are in town makes you realise how many individuals and families living in Raglan are connected to – and reliant on – these businesses surviving. It is more than just the staff dependent on our businesses surviving – and thriving. It is the small businesses that supply our goods and services, our contractors, our landlords and other businesses in town that provide services for the community. We all lose when even a single business goes under. In Raglan most of our businesses are small independents, owned by families. A kind word, choosing local, buying your Christmas gifts with us - your support will make a big difference to your local retailers this summer. The Raglan Business Chamber is running a series of events to help support local businesses – join us for the ‘Keeping Your Business Safe’ security presentation on 9 December and watch the RBC updates for more events before summer. Contact us at www.RaglanChamber.co.nz Ngā Mihi Lisa James, Vice-Chair, Raglan Business Chamber Board

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MANAGING COVID AT HOME - WITH ASSISTANCE FROM YOUR GP Keep this action plan somewhere easy to find Fill out a symptom checklist/diary every day while you are unwell, or as long as advised by your GP. It will help you keep a check on how you’re feeling, and will also help your GP track your symptoms and determine whether your management plan needs changing. If you need to consult any healthcare professional or call for an ambulance, show them this plan In an emergency call 111 Covid Healthline: 0800 358 5453

GP contact phone:

Managing viral symptoms • Rest- Do not do activities that trigger your heart or breathing rate to go up too much. • Hydrate- prevent dehydration by drinking more fluids than you usually would. If you are not drinking enough your urine will get darker. • Eat a healthy diet - sometimes small meals are easier to manage • Take paracetamol if you have a temperature or headache • Get up and move about at regular intervals • Change positions – change positions frequently to help move secretions and reduce the work of breathing if needed. Change position every 30 minutes to 2 hours. Sitting up is better than lying on your back. Do not spend a lot of time lying flat on your back

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Taking care of your mental health

Relaxation: Relaxation is an important part of energy conservation. It can also help you to control your anxiety, improve the quality of your life and reduce pain and discomfort. Below are two relaxation techniques you can use to manage anxiety and help you relax. Grounding technique for when you feel anxious: 1. Take a few slow gentle breaths and ask yourself: 2. What are five things I can see? 3. What are four things I can feel? 4. What are three things I can hear? 5. What are two things that I can smell? 6. What is one thing I can taste? Think of these answers to yourself slowly, one sense at a time spending at least 10 seconds focusing on each sense. Picture yourself somewhere calm: Think of somewhere relaxing and peaceful. It could be a memory of somewhere you have been or a made up place. 1. Close your eyes, and think about the details of this place. 2. What does it look like? 3. What colours and shapes can you see? 4. Can you hear any sounds? 5. Is it warm or cool? 6. What does the ground feel like? 7. Spend some time imagining each of these.

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Being in isolation can be stressful and create anxiety. The following are some ways to look after your mental health over this time. • Keep in touch with friends and family. Maintain contact with loved ones via telephone, email and social media, or by using video technologies like WhatsApp and Zoom. • Develop or maintain a daily routine. This could include showering and getting dressed each day, having regular mealtimes, and exercising (within your home or garden). • Use the time to do new things. Time in isolation can provide an opportunity to activities like crafting, drawing, reading or writing. • Spend time outdoors. If you have a private courtyard, balcony or garden, spend some time there each day to get some fresh air. • Learn more about COVID-19 from trustworthy and credible sources. Understanding more about the virus might help you feel less anxious. https://www.peoplefirst.org.nz/easy-read-informationabout-covid-19/ https://www.healthnavigator.org.nz/health-a-z/c/covid19-key-information/ • Learn what support is available to you by visiting https://covid19.govt.nz/about-this-site/contact-andsupport/ Speak to your GP if your mental health worsens or you have any concerns. Your GP is there to support your physical and mental health.

ISOLATING AT HOME • Staying at home, unless you need to leave to get medical care. If you’re Isolating: · do not attend work or school · visit public areas · travel on public transport or in taxis or ride-share services. You must always call ahead before attending a healthcare service, and you must advise the healthcare service that you have COVID-19. In many cases you will be able to receive medical care using telehealth (using a phone or video), and medicines can be arranged by your pharmacist or GP to be delivered to your home. • Living in a separate room away from other people in your household, if possible. • If you can do this, you should • stay in a separate, well-ventilated room away from the other people in your household Use a separate bathroom that others do not use If you cannot isolate in a separate room: • avoid shared spaces in the house as much as possible • wear a mask when moving through shared areas. • Ensuring others do not enter your home, unless they are providing necessary medical or personal care. The people who usually live in your house with you can continue to stay in the house with you. However, they are considered to be close contacts and are also required to isolate (refer to ‘Advice for caregivers and otherpeople in the household’). Do not allow other people to enter your home, unless they are providing essential medical or personal care. • Having groceries and other essential items delivered to your home. As all household members will be in isolation, it is important to arrange delivery of groceries and other essential items. Supermarkets have increased their capacity for home deliveries during this time. If you are having difficulty, consider phoning friends or neighbours who may be able to drop essential items to your door. Your GP or local public health unit will advise you when isolation is no longer required and you can return to your community, adhering to any restrictions currently in place in your local area.

IF I HAVE MILD SYMPTOMS SUCH AS:

• aches and pains • dry cough • runny nose I will manage these symptoms by: • getting enough rest • staying active (staying within my house and/or garden) • eating well • maintaining a good fluid intake • taking any medicines discussed with my GP (or other health provider). I will continue to monitor and document my symptoms in the daily symptom diary.

IF I GET ANY MODERATE SYMPTOMS, SUCH AS:

• symptom diary looking like it is tracking worse, rather than stable or better • temperature above 38 degrees • vomiting or diarrhoea • mild breathlessness or a persistent cough • struggling to get out of bed and feeling abnormally tired and weak I will contact my GP for review as soon as possible. I will continue to monitor and document my symptoms in the daily symptom diary.

IF I GET ANY SEVERE SYMPTOMS, SUCH AS:

• severe shortness of breath or difficulty breathing • lips or face turning blue • pain or pressure in my chest • skin cold and clammy, or pale and mottled • confusion (eg I can’t recall the day, time or names) • fainting • finding it difficult to keep my eyes open • little or no urine output • coughing up blood I will call 111 immediately and let them know that I have COVID-19.


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Planning for Delta in our Community: A Collaborative Approach BY COMMUNITY RESPONSE GROUP

WHAT DOES PREPAREDNESS LOOK LIKE? Taking Care of your Health and the Health of your whānau - these are only a starter; vaccinate, exercise regularly, walk the beach, dip your toes in the water, swim, walk, laugh, enjoy the company of whānau and friends, smile, eat good kai and importantly don’t be whakamā/shy to reach out if you need awhi/ help - you are not alone. Make a Plan - Decide what happens when someone in your whare tests positive for Covid and needs to isolate. • That person must self-isolate for at least 10 days after the last contact or exposure to confirmed cases or until they are told they no longer need to do so, by a public health official. • Ideally the positive person should isolate from the rest of the household. • The rest of the household will need to be tested. • If you are lucky to only have one positive person in your whare, you can prevent transmission by having only ONE person tend to the Covid positive person’s needs. Include in your Plan - What happens for someone in your whare if they test positive for Covid. • Do you have a room in your whare where whānau can isolate themselves away from others? • If it’s not possible to set up a room, create separate zones so they’re away from shared spaces such as the lounge and kitchen • Coordinate with whānau/friends to have another whare where whānau can go to safely isolate Set the Tikanga/Guidelines - Decide on what the tikanga is for your whare so everyone understands what needs to happen if you or someone in your whare tests positive for Covid. • Talk with your whānau or if you live alone, speak to close friends or reach out to your neighbours, we all need to support each other • Make sure that people visiting know what to do if they are supporting you to safely isolate at home e.g text or message before they arrive, beep from the gate, stay in their car etc • Put up a sign on your front door, set up a table outside the front door with sanitiser, a QR code or register

The Community Response Group is made up of volunteers like Margaret Dillon.

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‘Stand Together, Stand Strong’ The Raglan Community Response Group is a passionate team of volunteers made up of individuals and organisations, we are collaborating to support our community here in Whaingaroa/Raglan. We are: Hapū, Māori health professionals, Raglan Community House, Raglan Medical, Raglan Naturally, Raglan Area School, Raglan Ward Councillor, Raglan

Business Chamber, Raglan Chronicle, Raglan Community Radio, Raglan Community Board, alongside people with varied skills and backgrounds. We know that Covid/Delta is going to be in our community and the best way to be empowered is to prepare ourselves, our whānau and our community with tools and information that will enable us to manage if you or someone in your whānau tests positive for Covid. It will help you and your whānau isolate as safely as you can at home with the right support around you.

Prepare your Whānau - Prepare a checklist and make sure whānau/friends/support people understand your planning and have a copy of your checklist. • Put your checklist on the fridge, have your whānau details; names, ages, NHI numbers, medical conditions, addictions, numbers of your doctor, emergency numbers, support agencies, just in case • If you have tamariki/children talk with them about the plan and if you get sick how they can reach out for help • Make sure to have your phone topped up with data • Make a list of household instructions that are easy to follow e.g. feeding your pets, taking them for walks, paying bills. • Nominate someone outside your whare who can help if you or your whānau are isolating for delivering kai or supplies Prepare your whare/home - Think about how to set up your whare to minimise spread. • If you don’t have enough room inside your whare, what are your options? An outside room, a caravan or tent set up and made into a comfortable space with all the necessary supplies Prepare your Pataka/Supplies - make sure you have plenty of kai/food in case you need to isolate at home, have enough for 14 days. • Kai, fresh fruit and vegetables • Have lots of fluid, water, broths, ice blocks, kawakawa tea etc • Baby supplies • Pet food • Hygiene products • Medical and cleaning supplies • Sanitizer, masks • Have prepared kai like soup and stews in the freezer so it is easy to heat without a lot of preparation It is important to be connected, make your plan with your whānau, your friends, your support people. We will have more information to share with the community over the coming weeks on how to stay safe and well. Wear your mask, sanitize regularly, maintain social distancing and seek professional medical advice. If you are feeling unwell or have flu-like systems please get tested or call the Covid-19 Helpline to talk about how you are feeling.

IMPORTANT NUMBERS: Covid-19 Healthline: 0800 358 5453 Raglan Medical: 07 825 0114 Raglan Community House: 07 825 8142 Healthline: 0800 611 116 Helpline - Mental Health 0800 111 757

Emergency: 111 Waikato Tainui: 0800 TAINUI (824 684) Work and Income - Rent Arrears: 0800 559 009 Income Support/Money Talks: 0800 345 123 To book a Covid-19 Vaccination: 0800 28 29 26

Need to talk: Call or text 1737 – speak to a qualified counsellor; available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Youthline: 0800376633 Youth text options: “The lowdown” Text 5626 or “Need to talk” Text 1737

KIA NOHO HAUMARU: YOUR CHECKLIST We have created this checklist to help you and your whānau be prepared if you or someone you love has to isolate at home with Covid. Don’t feel shy to ask for help and support, our community is here to help. Have you made a plan for what you will do if someone in your whānau tests positive and needs to isolate?

Does everyone in your whānau know the plan and how to look after each other if someone tests positive and needs to isolate?

If you have tamariki, does your plan include childcare arrangements?

If you live alone, have you talked about your plan with others, and do you know who will assist /check in with you if you test positive and need to isolate?

Have you talked with your tamariki about your whānau plan and what will happen if you or one of them tests positive and needs to isolate?

Do you have whānau outside your household you need to help make a plan for? E.g. elderly whānau members/neighbours

Have you nominated someone outside of your whare who can help (e.g. deliver kai, medication, hygiene supplies) if you/your whānau are isolating? Have you made a list of household instructions that are easy to follow if you get sick e.g. feeding pets, paying bills etc

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Post Offices of Whāingaroa Exhibition LOCAL ART

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"Post Offices of Whaingaroa" is an eclectic collection of items and stories from the history of Post Offices in Raglan and districts. In the early days, postal services were based at homesteads around the districts, like the Moon Family home at Te Uku and the Vause Family house in Cliff Street, Raglan. As business developed postal services operated from local stores; e.g. Gilmour Bros in Raglan, and Watkin’s Store in Te Mata. Okete, Kauroa, Ruapuke, Aotea, Te Papatapu and Moerangi also had small bases for postal services. The first dedicated Post & Telegraph buildings were built in Raglan, Te Uku and Te Mata. These Post Offices included switchboards for the telegraph & telephone service. There have been lots of changes over the years; come and see this exhibition today, and learn more about the Post Offices of Whaingaroa! Raglan Museum / Te Whare Taonga o Whaingaroa is open 10am - 3pm most days. Images clockwise from top left: Raglan Post & Telegraph Office in 1910; Mavis at the telephone switchboard; Te Mata P & T Office and Raglan Post Office in the 1970s - painting by Jenny Rhodes.

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Bob MacLeod’s Legacy of Community Advocacy This story has been reprinted with permission from Raglan Community Radio - you can listen to the full interview on raglanradio.com.

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t’s safe to say that Bob MacLeod was selfless in his commitment to the Whāingaroa community. Bob was a member of the Raglan Volunteer Fire Brigade, Civil Defence Committee, Residents and Ratepayers Association, Community Vehicle Trust, Lions Club, Whaingaroa-Raglan Affordable Housing Project, Destination Management Organisation, Raglan Naturally, Community Patrol and Community Board and he dedicated a huge amount of time to these various roles. “Between the meetings, workshops and readings he devoted around one day a week, sometimes more, to his RCB work. He wore many hats so he would often turn up to a meeting with a different hat on but get asked RCB stuff,” says Genny Wilson, widow of the late Bob MacLeod. Bob’s passing in August has triggered a byelection to fill the extraordinary vacancy he has left on the Raglan Community Board. Genny recalls his contributions to the board, the immense pride he had for Raglan and how passionate he was about local issues. Rebuilding Relationship with Council Bob was always active in the community, getting involved in various volunteer roles and projects. He achieved many things through the RCB and Genny says his ability to build trust and relationships with staff at Waikato District Council was what helped him advocate effectively for Raglan. There was a time when the council and RCB did not have a great relationship. Board members didn’t have trust in the chair which led to division on the board. The divide resulted in the council losing confidence in the board’s ability to represent the community.

“When you start undermining each other the board becomes dysfunctional and it gets ignored. Bob worked to rebuild the relationship between RCB and council because at the time, there was not a lot of trust or listening happening.” Genny says Bob understood how to work within the system and that the board has a governance role, not an operational one. “He treated people with respect and built relationships with council staff. He didn’t expect Ngāruawahia to come to him, he went over the hill to Ngāruawahia.” His people-centric approach changed the relationship that council had with many community boards across the district. Over the years he came to be seen as a mentor and had helped other boards around the country by drawing on his extensive experience to give advice. The Role of Community Boards Genny explained that for Bob, it was important for boards to speak as one voice. “We can have differences of opinion but it’s about coming to a consensus,” she said. Bob also pushed for RCB to submit on local issues and consultations, whether that was district strategy or by-laws, so when council looks through submissions they can clearly see what the community’s position is on that particular issue. “It’s not about individual voices but one voice on behalf of the community. Bob didn’t necessarily agree with the stance of the RCB but he would agree to what the voice was.” Genny also spoke of how difficult it could be to represent a diverse community like Raglan and that diversity needed to be represented on the board itself. “Bob fit the demographic of being pale, male and stale but he was quite visionary in having a

long term vision and he recognised that you have to put aside your personal views. You can say what you’re thinking but if the majority go one way, you have to toe the line.” While Bob knew that RCBs role was to influence and advocate for the community, he was also aware that community board members don’t have much power to enact change other than to influence and lobby council staff. Genny, who now works in local government says that councils have to follow a governance process and staff can’t just make decisions off the cuff. When community board members try to push for change outside the scope of these processes, it can make it very difficult for council staff. “Some community boards are really effective in understanding the system and valuing the relationships and realising that it’s not about dictating what should happen.” Because decisions are made by elected members, (i.e. Mayor and councillors) and affect the entire district, it was also vital to understand the tensions between the vastly different communities that make up the Waikato district. “Huntly might say one thing but then Raglan might think differently. It’s about making sure there is respect on both sides and understanding the working constraints.” Being Effective in An Elected Role Because elections are usually held every three years, by the time those elected get stuck in, it’s time for another election. Getting used to a role and understanding the process of working with council can take time so thinking about continuity and succession planning had been important to Bob. A recent change in how the RCB administers the discretionary fund has signalled a devolution of power from councils to community boards. Community board members are more in tune with members of the community and know the people applying for the fund so the extra bureaucracy from council only added to the extra cost of administering

the fund. This change was something that Bob pushed for during his time on the board. At the core, Genny says a passion for community, commitment to doing the hard mahi and a long term view of the future is essential to develop a working relationship with both the community and council. In terms of doing the ‘hard mahi,’ Genny uses the current airfield issue as a good example of the community board working hard to find an answer that will satisfy the most people and still meet the rules that need to be met. “Council is driven by civil aviation and some of that is legislation and is mandated and they’ve got health and safety to consider. We might say that nothing’s happened yet but if something ever happens at the airfield, we’d be the first to say to the council: How did you allow this to happen?” “The RCB have been doing a really good job and it concerns me that other people can start running meetings – when there’s a lot of hard work going on in the background – because that sort of thing undermines the good work that RCB are doing.” “I know that Lisa, Gabrielle and the rest of the board are working very hard on this issue and it’s important we don’t get in the way of the board doing their job.” “It’s really important that whoever gets elected will represent the community – not just their own views and to look at all the issues that affect the community.” *RCB voting papers will be posted to all eligible electors from Wednesday 17 November. They must be returned by post, or hand-delivered during normal business hours provided COVID-19 restrictions allow, to the Raglan Office and Library, 7 Bow Street, Raglan, or to Waikato District Council’s Head Office, 15 Galileo Street, Ngaruawahia, by 12 noon on election day (Thursday 9 December 2021). The final results will be tallied under the ‘first past the post’ system and are expected to be available that afternoon. All information for the 2021 by-election is available at www. waikatodistrict.govt.nz/raglan-election-2021

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CLAY SHED CHRISTMAS CAKE FUNDRAISER – ORDER BY 5 DECEMBER Delicious home-made Christmas cakes in handcrafted cereal bowls by Sarah Bing. $45 each, order online https://www.raglanartscentre.co.nz/ christmas-cakes/ or call 825 0023. Contactless collection 16/17 December

Raglan Gym (32 Bow Street) Raglan Medical Centre (9 Wallis Street) Raglan Police (3 Wi Neera Street) Xtreme Zero Waste (186 Te Hutewai Road) Raglan Surf Life Saving Club (Ngarunui Beach) Raglan Coastguard (Raglan Wharf) Camp Raglan (578 Wainui Road) e-Coast Marine Consulting (18 Calvert Road) This info can be found on the AED app. You can download it for free on your phone.

GELATO SATURDAYS – EVERY SATURDAY 12-5PM Raglan Gelato - traditional small-batch gelato and sorbets made from Dreamview milk and local fruit. Contactless pick-up from the Old School kitchen. THESE EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO RAGLAN BEING AT COVID ALERT LEVEL 2, 3.2 OR 3.3 SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION SALE – 27 NOV – 11 DEC Locally-made Christmas gifts for sale – eclectic and hand-crafted. Visual art, sculpture, glass, ceramics, candles, decorations, cushions and much more, $5-$500. Open 10-4 every day. RAGLAN CREATIVE MARKET – SUNDAY 12 DECEMBER 2nd Sunday of the month 10am – 2pm at the Old School Arts Centre on Stewart St. www.raglanmarket.com THIS EVENT IS SUBJECT TO RAGLAN BEING AT COVID ALERT LEVEL 2 OR 3.3 LIVE AND LOCAL – SUNDAY 5 DECEMBER A showcase for local performers, from songwriters to comedy. 7-9pm, doors open 6.30pm. Koha entry. Licensed bar and café open. REGULAR EVENTS:

Raglan Ukulele Group every Wed 4 – 5.30pm Raglan Art Group 1st Friday of every month, 9am-12pm Live and Local 3rd Sunday of every month, 7-9pm

MOVIES AT THE OLD SCHOOL: VAN GOGH: OF WHEATFIELDS & CLOUDED SKIES

BECOMING COUSTEAU

(Doc. exempt | 70 mins)

Thurs 30 Dec 7pm

Sat 4 Dec 5.30pm

(Doc. exempt | 89 mins)

All events listed are subject to Covid Alert Levels: call 825 0023 to confirm Clay Shed Members’ Night weekly Wed 5-7pm

Please scan in Always use the NZ COVID Tracer app to help keep you, our staff and our communities safe

For updates and more information visit Covid19.govt.nz

Protect yourself and others from COVID-19

(Doc. exempt | 96 mins) Sat 4 Dec 8pm

THE MOLE AGENT

all movies listed are subject to raglan being at covid alert level 2

NZ COVID TRACER APP

Wash your hands with soap and water often (for at least 20 seconds). Then dry.

Cough or sneeze into your elbow or by covering your mouth and nose with tissues.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects, such as doorknobs.

Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean.

Put used tissues in the bin or a bag immediately.

Stay home if you feel unwell.

Sun 5 Dec 4.30pm Door sales 30min prior

Reserve raglanmovies.co.nz

Contact 825 0023 | info@raglanartscentre.co.nz | https://www.raglanartscentre.co.nz/

For updates and more information on keeping yourself safe, visit Covid19.govt.nz

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57 Upper Wainui Rd

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Two Homes! Totally Unique!

This is a chance to secure one of the prime properties in this popular location close to the beach yet still only a short drive to the action of Raglan. The 3 bedroom dwelling is positioned at the rear of the attractive 2686m2 site which enjoys ocean views out to Mussel Rock and the rolling waves of the Raglan Bar. Mature native bush wraps around the eastern boundary and is a haven for resident wood pigeons and other birdlife. Upper Wainui Road is a very sought after address renown for it’s sea views, bush walks, lush tropical like setting and just simply being a great neighbourhood to live in. No covenants apply, LIM report available on request.

Contact Kyle Leuthart - 021 903 309

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502 Okete Road

Beautiful Bush, Birdlife & Coastal Views AUCTION 19.12.21 at 1pm

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AUCTION 18.12.21 at 1pm Contact Kyle Leuthart - 021 903 309 Email

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This unique property features 2 homes on 1.45 acres with a sunny northfacing aspect and amazing views over Okete Bay, this property has been a labour of love for the owner of 21 years. The first home is a 2 bedroom contemporary mud brick home which is a stunning piece of architecture and the second home comprises a cute 1 bedroom cottage with warm native timber features. The orchard is very attractive with an array of fruit producing trees including a large avocado. Two homes present so many options to buyers as well as the potential for rental income. Do not delay, call Kyle today for all the details.

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3b Lily Street

5 Bay View Road

Privately Positioned with Mt Karioi Views Privately tucked away at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, this home enjoys peaceful views of Raglan’s Mount Karioi from the living area and deck and overlooks the recreation reserve and Rugby grounds. The original Keith Hay home was relocated to the elevated 1196m2 section in 2003 and features 3 double bedrooms, an open plan lounge plus dining area, a separate laundry, separate toilet and bathroom, this property has huge potential to make it your own with a splash of colour. Lily Street is renowned for it’s elevated views and the town centre is within walking distance via the reserve bush track. The Raglan Wharf is also a short stroll away.

It’s All About Location Here! Finding a property with a large easy contoured section in Raglan can be challenging but they do exist... and this property represents just that with the bonus of a dwelling onsite to either renovate or holiday in or rent while you plan to build your future dream home here. The aspect is northwest facing with harbour views to the front and rolling rural hills from the back of the section through two magnificent Totara trees which add lot’s of character. The 3 bedroom home is a bit of a ‘rough diamond’ but is perfectly liveable and features polished timber Matai floors throughout and is ready for immediate possession for a new owner. LIM available, Call Kyle today.

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27.11.21 at 1pm Kyle Leuthart - 021 903 309 kleuthart.raglan@ljh.co.nz SAT 1-1:30pm ljhooker.co.nz/3BVHFG

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18.12.21 at 1pm Kyle Leuthart - 021 903 309 kleuthart.raglan@ljh.co.nz SAT 12-12:30pm ljhooker.co.nz/3CQHFG

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12 Bow Street Raglan

5b Harakeke Place

Rare Retail Opportunity in the Heart of Raglan This is an extremely rare opportunity to secure a main street Raglan commercial premises which are traditionally tightly held. The site would suit a myriad of uses, in particular retail due to the very high foot traffic and prime position among other successful long term businesses. Situated in the ‘Raglan Business Town Centre Zone’ with a building height permitted of 10m with no building setbacks, redevelopment to a multi level building in the future as Raglan grows is a real possibility here. This is a fantastic chance for a business to cement their operations in the main street and secure their future without the restrictions of being a tenant.

Modern Flax Cove Beach Home Set in an elevated position in the popular Flax Cove subdivision, this modern and low maintenance property enjoys lovely inner harbour, mountain and rural views. The modern home has a great layout and features 3 bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom and walk through wardrobe, high stud ceilings in the open plan living room which opens out to a front entertaining deck taking in the views on offer. The 709sqm site is thoughtfully landscaped with established plantings, a lawn area and boxed vege gardens. Flax Cove has direct access to the coastal reserve right on your doorstep for walking, running or biking.

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10.12.21 at 12pm Kyle Leuthart - 021 903 309 kleuthart.raglan@ljh.co.nz SUN at 11-11:30pm ljhooker.co.nz/3C3HFG

11.12.21 at 1pm Kyle Leuthart - 021 903 309 kleuthart.raglan@ljh.co.nz SAT 2-2:30 ljhooker.co.nz/3C7HFG

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07 825 7170

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*NB Boundary lines on photos are approximate & merely a guide. All information contained herein is gathered from sources we deem reliable. However we cannot guarantee or give any warranty about the information provided. Interested parties must solely rely upon their own enquiries.

LJ Hooker Raglan (07) 825 7170 • 12 RAGLAN Chronicle

25-27 Bow Street , Raglan • George Boyes & Co Limited Licensed Real Estate Agent REAA 2008


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