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developed in consultation with the public and stakeholders groups. There are a number design features of the “shop front to shop front” redesign of Queen St between Wensley Rd and McIndoe Place, including widening footpaths from 2.7m to 4m. Queen St will also be narrowed from 10m to 6m to slow traffic and discourage heavy vehicle use, while the four raised courtesy crossings will be replaced with two zebra crossings located opposite the Richmond Mall entrance and Sundial Square. “The concept design promotes a slow-speed environment where pedestrians have more space to sit, shop, linger and meet,” the report says. “A narrower road

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will assist with moving through-traffic into the ring road and change driver behaviour to encourage lower vehicle speeds. “A widened footpath was well received from the public and stakeholder groups. The additional space on the footpath will enable people to have space to stop without obstructing the line of pedestrian travel, provide seating and other requirements of the community.” The plan includes a new roundabout at McIndoe Place

The Queen St upgrade is due to start this winter. to “enable buses or large vehicles to cross and turn to access other streets”. The width of car parks on Queen St will also be increased to 2.3m providing more space to exit and enter parked cars. As a result, five of the 112 car parks on Queen St will be lost. The report outlines a number of separate plans that could

potentially be incorporated in the makeover, including the closure of Croucher St and alleyways onto Queen St to provide “a safer and more pedestrian-friendly environment”. The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board has also requested discussions with council on open air and smoking in public places, that could potentially feature in the redesign of Queen St. Council plans to finalise a detailed design for Queen St by June with construction scheduled to start in August. The project will take a year to finish.

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Boats could be back sailing in Tahunanui’s Modellers Pond sooner than expected, after Nelson City councillors voted to push ahead with fixing the ponds algae problem on Thursday - but there is a catch. The Nelson Society of Modellers needs to raise $600,000 by September to make the upgrade a reality. The council has committed $600,000 towards the $1,190,000 project – meaning that the Modellers have six months to make up the shortfall, but president of the society, Nigel Gibbs, says they are “quietly confident” that they can raise the money in time. A recommendation to give the society up until the end of November to raise the funding short-fall was amended at Thursday’s meeting, with councillors voting 7 - 5 to push the deadline forward to the end of September, in order to get the project underway sooner. With a new council to be voted in this October, the project could have been held over to the next annual plan if the deadline had been left at November. But if the funding target is met by September, Nigel says the project

can then start as soon as resource consent is granted. Councillor Matt Lawrey, who proposed the amendment, says the pond has “given the city a headache for more than a decade”. “We don’t want this issue dragging on into another term of council – this council should be the one that moves the city forward with this issue,” he said. Councillor Pete Rainey echoed Matt’s sentiment, saying that council needed to “sort it out for Tahunanui and green-light it”. Nigel Gibbs says the society is happy with how the council has consulted with them, and has no problems with the deadline being moved forward. “It’s a big ask, but if we can’t raise the money in six months, we not going to able to do it in nine months,” he says. “Previous investigations into whether anyone would help us were favourable, so we just need to pin people down and get them to put their money where their mouth is.” The project would see the removal of contaminated material in the pond, installation of subsurface drainage, installation of a concrete floor to the pond and aerators to increase oxygenation.

Anthony Hosking, 4, with his father Alan at the Modellers Pond on Monday afternoon. They say they are happy to hear that the pond will be upgraded. Photo: Kate Russell. It would also involve modifications to the centennial pump station, and installing automated controls at the Parkers Cove outlet and the pond inlet/outlet weir to coordinate emptying and filling the pond with sea water. Two other options for the pond were also presented to council last June, which included keeping the pond “as is”, or reinstating it to an “estuarine environment”, which, at an estimated cost of

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Gisela Purcell, international marketing manager for Nelson Tasman Tourism, says that she also seeing a demand for Nelson accommodation during the tour next June and July. “I had one agent in Sydney asking me about accommodation during the tour as apparently Wellington is already filling up,” she says. “She was planning to fly clients to Nelson to sleep and back to Wellington for the games.” She says it “makes sense” for people to consider basing themselves here, with a short flight time to the capital and a wider range of regular flights now available. “It’s relatively cost effective, plus it gives

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mote the region to attract fans travelling around the country.” Lynda also says that, based on early indications, Nelson can expect to have a busier winter in 2016 after what was a “terrific” summer season which saw Nelson’s highest number of visitors ever. “There are more conferences this winter, with the Light Nelson event and Feast of Senses in July,” she says. “If international trends continue we anticipate we’ll see growth next summer, and with new airlines and increased capacity, we anticipate an even stronger summer, shoulder and winter season in the next 18-24 months.”

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numbers appeared to be very similar to last year, although many stall holders commented on higher numbers of customers. “It had a fabulous atmosphere, it was a beautiful day, traffic flowed freely and there was plenty of carparking,” says Anna. While The Mapua Easter Fair Charitable Trust coordinates the event, 100 per cent of the funds raised go to Mapua School and Mapua Playcentre. An overall total of the funds raised is yet to be confirmed.

The Mapua Easter Fair always attracts a big crowd, and with beautiful weather, this year was no different. Sun greeted Mapua on Easter Sunday and the thousands who made their way to the village for the annual Easter Fair. The fair has been running, thanks to the organising efforts of The Mapua Easter Fair Charitable EASTER FAIR: Sapphire Paul, 7, enjoying one of the activities at the Mapua Easter Fair on Sunday Trust, for around 30 years. Organiser Anna Treder says at the Mapua Domain. Photo: Jessie Johnston.

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Milkie goes back to his past Simon Bloomberg Nelson milkie Trevor Nicholls is looking forward to a blast from the past and reducing his carbon footprint when he starts delivering milk in glass bottles again. A lot of milk used to come in glass bottles when Trevor started delivering around Nelson and Tasman 21 years ago, but it was later replaced with cardboard cartons and plastic milk bottles. Now Trevor has decided to take his business, Milk and More, back in time and offer whole milk, from Stokebased Oaklands Farm, in good old-fashioned glassbottles. "We've had quite a bit of demand for it since the success of Oaklands Farm milk," Trevor says. "It tastes better out of glass and it's better for the environment because the bottles are reusable and the milk is a local product." Oaklands Farm milk is already sold from vending machines around Nelson and Tasman, and Trevor

Trevor Nicholls of Milk and More with the Oaklands Farm milk he will be delivering in bottles from next month. Photo: Simon Bloomberg says he is keen to try and expand its market. The fresh, whole milk is produced by A2 cows on Oaklands Farm on the corner of Saxton and Suffolk roads in Stoke.

"It's becoming really popular but not everyone can get out to a vending machine, so I thought it would be good to see if people want it delivered. I don't have any idea what the take-up will

be but it's already popular so it could be huge," he says. Trevor will start delivering Oaklands Farm milk from his truck from Monday, April 4.

Trafalgar Centre set for Giant re-opening Nelson’s main indoor civic centre will reopen this Saturday night when the Nelson Giants play their first home game of the National Basketball League. Mayor Rachel Reese says it will be great to have the Giants back playing in their spiritual home of “the hangar”. “I’m sure the crowd will love it and get behind them too, and a first home game win would be the perfect way to mark the occasion, so I encourage Nelsonians to turn out in force and cheer on their team,” she says. Over 60 different companies have been involved in the $12.9 million strengthening and redevelopment of the Trafalgar Centre and Rutherford Park so far. Car park kerbing is all

in, the seal is underway and the new access road should be chip-sealed this week. Temporary seats have been set up for the game, with more seating to go under the bleachers this week. Other work, including work on the new northern upgrade, will be continuing and the resurfacing of the main hall is scheduled to occur in June. The completion of the northern building, landscaping and other works is targeted for August 2016. For everyone planning to head along to the first game on Saturday 2 April, please remember that temporary facilities will be in use and some areas will still be construction sites so please respect any safety signage and fencing in place.

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Mud runners ready for fun Simon Bloomberg The Muddy Buddy adventure run is being held this Sunday when hundreds of people will slip, slop and slide their way around the mudflats of the Moutere Estuary near Tasman School. The annual event has grown in popularity since it started in 2010, last year attracting almost 1000 mud runners. Although Muddy Buddy is all about having fun, it has been valuable for the school, raising around $11,000 last year to fund the purchase of IT equipment and security lighting, while previous year’s earnings have paid for the extension of the adventure playground. Muddy Buddy has also provided the basis for one of the school’s more interesting science projects with students monitoring the impact of the event on the estuary. Teacher Fred Robertson says the students started the project four years ago in response to concerns that the event was harming the environment and it has evolved into a “fun and educational” long-term study. One of the students, Thomas Schwartzenbach, 12, says the study involves counting the number of crab holes and snails in a 30cm square inside and outside the area where Muddy Buddy goes, to see what is happening.

“The results show that numbers are only slightly affected and also recover quickly,” Thomas says. “We usually get around 25 crab holes inside the course and 30 outside, so it shows that Muddy Buddy does have an impact but it is very small.” Thomas says the school has also started a revegetation scheme, planting estuarine grasses around the course used by Muddy Buddy. In addition, the school changed the course slightly last year to avoid ecologically sensitive areas of the Moutere Estuary. On Sunday, Muddy Buddies can do one to three laps of the 2km course which includes obstacles designed to get them as muddy as possible. The event will also be a fancy-dress party with a prize for the craziest outfit - there are also plenty of spot prizes including two bikes from Avanti Plus Richmond. People can enter Muddy Buddy online at tasman.school.nz for $10 per individual and $35 for a family or on the day for $15 per person or $45 for a family. Coffee from The Grind Coffee Roasters and food will be available, with the Water Boy and Tasman Water Care Distribution on hand to help wash down mud runners after the event. Muddy Buddy will start from Tasman School on Aporo Rd this Sunday at 11am with registration from 9.30am to 10.30am. Shoes must be worn.

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Glad you made it and we got you fixed up, Ethan. Brian Robinson.

Petrol station robbed for tobacco: The flip side to making cigarettes really expensive. How desperate he must have been to risk going to jail over a few ciggies. Numpty springs to mind. Hope they give him nicorette in jail... goodness knows what could happen. Cushla Vass.

Strike at Richmond Pak ‘n Save: This is ridiculous. Half the staff don’t do bugger all in the morning and during the day. Why should the owner pay more when the staff just waste time and are always complaining about how unfair they get treated. The work itself isn’t even hard. And it’s the union workers that do bugger all work. I’ve spoken to some of the union members and they are only in the union for a laugh (for example, when I got to work at 5am this morning there was a union member trying to get others to join the union because they give you free food and shout people McDonald’s). It’s absolutely pathetic. Ryan Partridge.

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This is why biking round Rocks Road always scares me. I have to go that way to work, but there is no space between opening car doors and logging trucks... How can we remind everyone to LOOK before ever opening a car door beside a cycle way? I also had to ask the Council about getting vegetation cut back as it was most of the

You’re joking. Let’s go steal cigarettes with a hammer. I can’t believe how much Nelson has changed over the last 6 months, it’s so sad, it was a wonderful safe place now you can’t even leave your car unlocked/locked. Why don’t these people go get a bloody job and work hard to get the things they need. How things have changed, wonder why? Jude Biggs. What is happening to this lovely place called Nelson? Where are these dropkicks, drug/alcohol brain dead, lazy, pathetic losers coming from? Wish they’d go back where they came from or be “disposed” of. Alison Holmes.

Southern Link consultation: Here we go again, more talk, as if Nelson had not been considering a Southern Link for the past thirty or forty years. Talk, talk and more talk and still not a plan in sight. Phillip Guard is right - just stop the talk and get on with it. Ian Millward says that we owe it to future generations, etc. What the future generation will do is to revile us for not doing enough now. Forget about Rocks Rd, nothing is ever going to be done about changing that because the ever present crew of “ob-

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Snapper Classic raises $8k for Coastguard The Tasman Bay Snapper Classic hooked some impressive figures this year: 240 people took part, 140 snapper were weighed-in, $37,000 in prizes were given out, and now it has announced that $8000 was donated to the Nelson Coastguard. The Tasman Bay Snapper Classic was held earlier this month and was a huge success with the largest ever competitor turn out. Its prize pool was also the biggest ever and included a $14,500 boat as one of its prizes. That was won by Nelson man Jeff Holden for catching the averageweighed snapper at 2.07kg. But organiser Troy Dando says what was particularly pleasing was the amount they were able to raise for the Coastguard. “They do a great job and it was a good charity for this event with all the boaties taking part and able to help give back.” Coastguard president Graeme Richards says the money will go into its replacement boat fund. “It’s fantastic, we’re really excited about it. We thought it was best to

Members of the Nelson Coastguard with Tasman Bay Snapper Classic organiser Troy Dando, second from left, and Speight's Ale House owner Gareth Caldwell, fourth from right. Photo: Andrew Board. put it to the boat fund because we like to keep this kind of donation away from general admin.” Members of the Coastguard also helped out on the day. Troy says the competition lost

about 100 entrants due to a late weather-enforced change of date. “Which was disappointing but not unexpected with the change of dates.” He says the fact they still got the biggest ever turn-out

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I don’t know if it is true or not but there is a quote that is attributed to an American Indian chief commenting about daylight saving measures that goes, “only the government would believe that if you could cut a foot off the top of a blanket, sew it to the bottom, you would have a longer blanket”. New Zealand daylight saving will end on the first Sunday in April, when 3am becomes 2am. The clocks fall back in the Fall and spring forward in Spring. As observed by the Indian chief, this time change will not give us more or less hours in the day. We all have the same gift of time each day the dif-

will come”. But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into. So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.” This text has always been translated as a warning to be alert for Jesus’ second coming that will herald the end of time. But perhaps Jesus was telling us also to stay alert for the movement of the spirit in our lives. If we are not awake and alert, we will miss the Lord’s coming into our lives. If we are not awake, we will miss God’s presence in our lives. Take time to cherish the present moment the breaking dawn and the gift this is to you.

ference is in how we choose to spend it. Some opt to live in the past, dreaming of the good old days, or the hurts that have accumulated and not been dealt with. Others live in the future, perhaps dreaming “one day I’m gonna”. Though I would not want to say remembering our past and looking to the future is all bad I think that if we are not careful it can rob us of the present. Stop reading for a moment and look around and notice things that give you life. Jesus reminds us that we need to be alert – for the spirit of God can materialise in our lives at any moment. In Matthew 24: 42-44, Jesus tells us to “keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord

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ing independent town houses and apartments, serviced apartments and a care centre. Anisy’s Tasman Funeral Home will be there to answer any questions people have about saying goodbye to their loved ones, as well as giving advice on how to plan your own funeral now, making things easier on family and friends. Grey Power will also have a stall present on the day, and with memberships expiring at the end of March, now is the perfect time to renew yours, or talk to them about joining. Grey Power promotes the welfare and well-being of all citizens over the age of 50 and there are a huge number of benefits to being a member. As well as receiving discounted products and services locally and around the country, Grey Power members have the opportunity to switch their electricity and gas accounts to Grey Power Electricity, which means low Grey Power prices, transparent billing, price protection on your energy rate and their team will make the whole process of switching hassle free. This year the event is proud to host three great seminars that are full of useful information for looking after yourself and your loved ones. The first seminar, which will kick off at 10:15am, features Eco Design

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limited to around 120 seats. The expo will begin with an introduction from Mayor Richard Kempthorne, after which people can spend the rest of the day exploring the huge number of services, products and opportunities that the expo brings together under one roof. To help people find the ex-

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Whakatu boxers win four from five

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When Libby Brumwell got her first taste of boxing at last year’s Fight 4 Victory, she loved it so much she decided to take it up as a sport. A year later the pint-sized hairdresser climbed in the ring again, this time for her first amateur fight at the South Island Novice Tournament in Christchurch. Because the corporate fight counted as her first fight, Libby was put in the novice grade, for those with one to five fights. There she was matched against an MMA fighter from Dunedin. Libby admits she was a tad nervous. “I was really nervous and really

surprised that I won,” she says. She didn’t just win, Libby’s result was unanimous with the judges, meaning all three thought she won each round. It was one of four wins for the Whakatu Boxing Club at the event. Head coach Dion Hall says it was a great weekend for his fighters. “We took seven [fighters] down hoping to get matches and five did, of those five, four won. We were one judge off a perfect weekend,” he says. The only Whakatu fighter to lose was Thornton Taulilo, on split decision. Dion says he was a standout performer despite the loss. “Thor stood out, just for his composure and how we went about

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things and how he stuck to his fight plan.He lost, but in saying that he put an eight count out on the guy and the other guy couldn’t go any further because his jaw was too sore.” The other Whakatu fighters were Luca Orlowski, Allyson shares the stories and

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Orlowski, also attended the event but couldn’t get matched for a fight. Dion says it was a great experience for his fighters. “Being the first time in the ring for many of them, I was really pleased with how they did.They train really hard so it’s good for them to put it into practice and I thought they looked pretty natural out there.” He says the club has about 12 members, all training with the goal of fighting. Many of those who competed a little over a week ago were competing for the first time. Dion says the club is now eyeing up another competition in Christchurch on April 30. “We’ll be putting a lot of fighters forward to see if they can get a good even match. That’s a big part of it, I don’t mind if the guys lose, as long as it was a good even match up.”

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Nelson’s John Harris, Vicky Shelling, Stephen Busby and Callum Irvine aren’t expecting to get much sleep over the next week as they take on the biggest challenge of their adventure racing careers. Team Silky is one of 71 teams entered in the Godzone adventure race that starts this weekend. The expedition-length multisport race will involve kayaking, canoeing, trekking and mountainbiking through the Tasman district’s hinterland and John says its extreme scale will make it “a big unknown” for their novice team. Although John has done a lot of 24-hour races, he says the Godzone Pursuit teams will cover around 400km in up to six days and that’s a big step up. It will be even more of a learning curve for Vicky, who has only done 12-hour races, and Stephen and Callum, who have been limited to six-hour races. “We have gone on some solid training missions where we have only slept a few hours over two days, but racing for six days will be very different,” John says. “It’s hard to know how your feet will feel after six days or how sore

your backside will be on the bike - it’s a big unknown.” Team member Stephen Busby admits he’s feeling “nervous” about the challenge, especially dealing with long days and nights without much sleep. Adventure racers typically only sleep a few hours a night during six or seven day races. “It’s one thing to do a decent, long day in training but it’s another to do an expedition-length race,” Stephen says. “It’s a long time for things to go wrong.” However, Stephen says he’s confident they have the “right mixture” in their team to get through the challenges and reach their “ultimate goal of finishing the race as friends”. “We have a good team dynamic with a good range of skills, which is important. The top teams are successful because they are fit, but also because they get along well and work well together.” John says they have been training hard for the race, spending weekends mountainbiking, trekking and kayaking around areas likely to be included in the race, although the course is not revealed until hours before the start. However, Nelson’s world champion adventure racer Nathan Fa’avae, who helped

Team Silky’s Callum Irvine and Vicky Shelling descend from Tin Hut Shelter Kill Devil Track in Golden Bay during training for the Godzone adventure race starting this weekend. Insert: Team Silky, Stephen Busby, Callum Irvine, John Harris and Vicky Shelling. design the course, has made it clear racers will experience an extremely diverse range of landscapes. “Every stage of this year’s Godzone will have a very special feel to it... racers are going to experience a smorgasbord of microenvironments all in one region. What we have here is like no other area, with the diversity of rivers, lakes and mountains,” he says on the Godzone website. Team Silky are entered in the slightly shorter version of the

race, Godzone Pursuit, which starts on Sunday. The seven-day, 500km Godzone Pure starts on Saturday and includes top Nelson adventure racers Ash and Naomi Whitehead and Brent Edwards, who join Auckland’s Stu Lynch in Team Swordfox. David Ayre and brothers Rhys and Huw John have teamed up with Maketu’s Anna Bartlett for Godzone Pure. Nelson’s Dan Bush is a member of Team Yealands Family Wines, Tim Bygate has joined Tag Team,

Tracy Perry is a member of Team MD Outdoor while Gilbert Roberston, Robyn Dunmore, Gerard Malcolm and Ed Steenbergen are in Team Village Cycles. Former Waimea College students Nathan Sturrock and Lachlan Brownlie, who at 19 are the youngest competitors in Godzone, are racing in the appropriately-named Team Greenhorns. For more information and live tracking of the race, see godzoneadventure.com

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Waimea Old Boys are hoping a return to Fortress Jubilee will give the young side an added edge as it seeks its first win of 2016, over fierce rivals and defending champions, Wanderers. Star & Garter Waimea were beaten 33-8 by Nelson last Thursday night at Trafalgar Park, leaving the Richmondbased club with two losses from as many games. Taylor’s Contracting Wanderers, on the other hand, are two wins from two and are coming off a big 41-0 win over Marist last Thursday night in Brightwater. Waimea lost 29-7 to Marist in week one. Waimea co-coach Mark Milne

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says it will be a tough assignment for his young side. “It shows the strength of Wanderers, they should be top of their game and it will be a bloody big challenge. But we both start at zero.” He says the pressure will all be on the defending champion Wanderers. “They’re the champions and they have pretty good player depth but being champions comes with pressure, defending a title isn’t easy. You’re expected to win and they will be expected to win this weekend.”

He says the attitude of the Waimea squad is good and they are working on their execution. But a lack of attitude has never been missing from a WaimeaWanderers clash and Mark says they will be happy to be playing the game at home. “Every little bit helps, it’s always nice playing at home. That’s where we are when we train and you know the surroundings inside and out, and it’s always good to play in front of your crowd.” The game kicks off at Jubilee Park at 3pm. In the other division one result from last Thursday, Kahurangi beat Stoke 21-17 in Riwaka.

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The last time Waimea Old Boys and Wanderers met in a division two rugby game it was for the championship – both sides will enter this Saturday’s match up in rather different circumstances. Neither side has won a game so far this season after both were finalists in 2014 and 2015, sharing a title each. But Waimea coach Wayne Bateman isn’t worried and says this Saturday’s match will be a “ripper”. “They always are against Wanderers.” The fierce rivals are both down on player numbers but the first round of the division two competition is split between town and country teams, meaning the points do not carry over to the remainder of the season.

Wayne says he has 11 of his starting 15 unavailable. “We have a lot of new players this year, we have guys who are playing for the seniors and guys with cricket commitments. Once we get a full roster we’ll be into it.” Waimea lost its first game of the season to Marist 13-11 after holding an 11-0 lead at half time. Its second match, last Thursday night, was against a strong Nelson side with Waimea losing 32-10. “Nelson were a very good side,” says Wayne. “They had a couple of guys who played for Nelson Bays and Buller, so they’ll be very tough this season.” Wanderers lost its Thursday night game to Marist, 20-17. The game at Jubilee Park kicks off at 1.15pm.

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Nelson driver Lee Merrion set a new New Zealand junior clubman record at the Lake Kaniere Power Boat Club regatta at Easter. Lee, 13, clocked 44.3mph in his one kilometre timed run to post a new national mark in his boat Road Runner. Another young Nelson driver, Patrick Morris, 17, smashed the New Zealand senior clubman record with a speed of 50.6mph, beating the old record of 26.8mph. Clubmans are an affordable and competitive class for drivers of all ages to enjoy competition alongside the high-performing hydroplanes, Formula One and other support classes. Photo: Joe Blakiston.

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BASKETBALL: The Mike Pero Nelson Giants will have revenge on their mind when they play their first home game of the season at the Trafalgar Centre this Saturday night. The Giants will host the Taranaki Mountain Airs, the same team that beat them 75-74 in New Plymouth on Sunday. The Giants didn’t come home empty-handed though, beating the highly-fancied Wellington Saints in the capital on Monday 98-89. The Giants game tips off at 7pm on Saturday. FOOTBALL: Sports Therapy Tasman United has lost its first home game of the Mainland Women’s League season. The newly-created representative team lost 2-0 to Christchurch side Coastal Spirit at Saxton Field on Saturday. TRIATHLON: The McFadden McMeeken Phillips Lawyers Nelson Women’s Triathlon is being held this Sunday, April 3. The womenonly triathlon, which involves a 5km run or 3km walk, a 13km cycle and a 133 yard swim, which is four lengths of Riverside Pool. The race starts at 8am at Maitai Valley, to register call 548 3655 or admin@nelsonevents. co.nz

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Community Notices NELSONTEDZ4THEKIDZ, Require “BRANDNEW” Teddybears, Torches, Blankets, Colouring Books, Notepads, Stationary Packs Which are Used to Provide Comfort Packs For Local Children in Need, Donations made at Either GRACE CHURCH, ECOMOON, INP MEDICAL Or ELIM CHURCH Email Beth At nelsontedz@4thekidz.org.nz Find Us on www.facebook.com/nelsontedz4thekidz COMMUNITY SING A LONG: Wednesday 6 April 1.30 pm Wesley Centre 4 Wensley Rd Richmond (opp TDC). Afternoon tea. Gold coin for Nelson Hospital Chaplaincy. Ph 544 8562 MuSIc cLub meets every 2nd Sunday at 1.15 pm in the church hall Florence St Richmond .Contact Pres Jim Carrick Pres on Ph 5449446 or Pat Rainbow Sec on 5445766. HEARTHELP RIcHMOND a support group for people impacted by heart disease. Join us on the first Wednesday of the month, 10.30 – 11.30 at the Alchemy Café. Contact David Skinner, Ph 541 0429 or 021 055 1446 or the Heart Foundation 545 7112. EvENTS AT RIcHMOND LIbRARy: What does an Osteopath do? What happens when you visit an Osteopath? What sorts of problems do Osteopaths deal with? 12.15-12.45pm, Tuesday 12 April. Free. 2. Healthy Smile – Healthy Child. Discover the three steps to keeping your family’s teeth safe, 10.30-11.30am, Tues 12 Apr, Free. 3. Find out what Asthma is & how the Nelson Asthma Society can help you through education & support., 1.15pm-1.45pm, Tues 12 April. Free. 4. choosing Healthy Drinks. Discover the health effects of sweet drinks

& why healthy drink choice is important, 12.15-1pm, Thurs 14 April. Free. No bookings required. for all events All welcome. FOREST & bIRD Wed Apr. 13 “Kaka” Ron Moorhouse will talk on Kea Research in the Nelson Lakes National Park starting from 1985 to 2002. He will discuss the results & what has been done to conserve kaka in the Nelson Lakes region. 7.30pm Tahunanui School Hall, Muritai St SPAcE is for first time parents & babies, weekly sessions include child development discussions, music & craft. New programme starting soon. Teresa 035479877 or dave_trees@xtra.co.nz ME cFS FM SuPPORT NELSON bAyS. Find support with others who understand. Come & join our small informal group, third Monday of month at Suter Cafe, Bridge St 2.30pm strengthtogethernelson@gmail.com cOPD breathing classes – seated exercise class delivered by a physiotherapist $5 per class, or only $2 per for Nelson Asthma Society members. At Oakwoods Village on 5th April at 10.30am, Ernest Rutherford Village 6th April at 1.30pm,. ring a friend along & you get one free class. Phone Sue 544 1562. cROquET NZ National Secondary Schools Golf Croquet Tournament. April 2nd & 3rd, 8.30 a.m. Venue – Nelson Hinemoa Croquet Club opposite Anzac Park. Local college teams taking part. Spectators most welcome. Contact Annie 03 5390620 OMAIO vILLAgE MARKET Sat. 9 Apr. 9-12.30 wet or fine. Come, See, Buy. Cuppas gold coin. Carfts, wodwork, cards, jams, chutneys, cakes, art, oddments, plants. 188 Songe r St, Stoke.

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WAIMEA AREA quILT SHOW Sat. 9th April & Sunday 10th April 2016. Wakefield School Hall, Edward St Wakefield. 10am – 4pm Saturday. 10am – 3pm Sunday $2.00 – ALL WELCOME. refreshments available, on site, proceeds in aid of the Wakefield School Pool SPOKEN WORD WORKSHOP for 1218yo at Richmond Library, 31 March, 3.45-4.45pm. Join Jeremy Newton to develop your Spoken Word talents. FREE. Brought to you by Mystery Ink, Richmond Library’s teen group. Ph 543 8500. MuSIc ON FRIDAy. You are very welcome to join us on Fri. 1st April at Florence St Richmond 10 am .Its Leonard Bernsteins very moving farewell Mozart concert,Mass in c minor sung by Bavarian orchestra & chorus A special Easter treat . cARERS cOuRSE FOR FAMILy/ FRIENDS supporting someone with a life limiting illness. Understanding medication/nutrition/physical cares/ care for self .At Nelson Tasman Hospice. Fortnightly from 6th April 1030-1230. Free. ph 5463950 vOLuNTEERS NEEDED, please, to help with delivering Meals on Wheels at lunchtime in Richmond. Contact Amy or Jackie at Red Cross Nelson Service Centre on 546 5012 or nelson@ redcross.org.nz FRESH FOcuS David Kemp on “The Nelson Roil Family” on Monday 4 April at 10 -11 am the Elim Centre Hall at 625 Main Road Stoke. Everyone welcome. Entry $2. NELSON quILTERS guILD - meeting 3rd Wednesday of month, Stoke Primary School 7.30pm. Saturday workdays, guest tutors,weekly groups available. New members welcome. Contact

RIcHMOND SENIOR cITIZENS, Come and join us and play. RUMMICUB Friday afternoons. Learners welcome. Free parking, Free lesson. We welcome also any Card players (500) Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, Ph Kath 5445563

Rosemary 5488023. PIgEON vALLEy STEAM MuSEuM at Higgins Heritage Park, Wakefield. Steam Day Sun. 3 Apr . Tractors, Machinery, Harry Holmwood Shed, Ray Win cars, Rural Life museum, Transport Museum, Traction engine & jigger rides. Plenty of space & shade - bring a picnic! Allan Palmer 027 319 7427 FERTILTy SuPPORT gROuP. Meet others who understand first-hand the heartache of infertility in an informal, relaxed setting. New members (both women & men) are always welcome. Held 6.30pm on second Tuesday of every month. For full details contact Shannan or Susannah on nelsonsupport@fertilitynz.org.nz cALLINg ALL PAST, PRESENT AND FRIENDS OF TOASTMISTRESS, ITC, Powertalk 40 years Anniversary Celebrations, Friday 8 April – call Linda 5447823 RSVP 28 March ‘16. MuM4MuM our meetings will now be held at the Tahunanui Community Centre – 61 Muritai St., the last Thursday of each month 1.30-2.30pm. This venue offers a fantastic space for us to chat whilst the little ones have a play, & perfect for any older siblings too, all in a safe & secure environment. Our first meeting here will be Thursday 31st March. We would love to see you all there. AFTERNOON TEA WITH ALLySON gOFTON on Sunday 3 April, ‘1 at 2.30pm. Hope Community Hall, Ranzau Rd. West, Hope. Tickets only $30 & available by emailing janetbilltaylor@ gmail.com All proceed go to local charity Walk with Us Trust; supplying school & sports shoes to local primary school children.

REguLAR EvENTS TOASTMASTERS Improve your social confidence by learning the art & skills of public speaking. There are 4 Toastmasters Clubs in Nelson & Motueka. For info contact June 022-018-0853 neatjun@yahoo.co.nz ALLIANcE FRANcAISE Join us Fridays, 4:00-5:45 pm at La Gourmandise, 276 Hardy St., for informal French conversation. All welcome whatever your level of French. See http://www.afnelsontasman.org/ LEARN to Speak with confidence. Join Powertalk International - Waimea Club - meets in Annesbrook twice monthly. Next Meeting open to public night Apr 6. For info. Ph: Linda 5447823 Website: http://www.powertalknelson1.wordpress.com TINy TOTS, a free, fun introduction to stories, songs, active movement & rhymes for preschoolers & their caregivers. Tuesdays 10-10.30am Children’s Area, Richmond Library during term time. RIcHMOND cREATIvE FIbRE- meet at Birch Hall, Richmond showgrounds, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thursdays 9.30am for Spinning,knitting, Felting &weaving. Contact Dianne 5449982 EvER THOugHT OF vOLuNTEERINg? Are you a community organisation looking for volunteers, training, info or advice? Check out our website www.volunteernelson.org.nz ph 546 7681

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Tasman Resource Management Plan Proposed Private Plan Change Requests 62 Progressives Enterprises Ltd: Richmond North Commercial Zone

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The Council has accepted for notification under clauses 5 and 26 of Schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act, a Private Plan Change Request to the Tasman Resource Management Plan. Requester: Progressives Enterprises Ltd (Change 62) Location: 144 Salisbury Road, Richmond Purpose: To rezone approximately 1.3ha of land from Residential to Commercial to accommodate a Countdown supermarket, small scale retail/commercial development, a community facility, associated car parking, access and landscaping. Submissions Any person may make a submission on any part of the Private Plan Change. Submissions can be sent to the Environmental Policy Manager, Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, Richmond 7050, to be accepted by Council until 4.00 pm on Tuesday 26 April 2016. Submission forms are available as indicated below under “Availability of Private Plan Change Request”. Submissions must be in writing, clearly indicating support or opposition to the provisions, the decision that the submitter wishes the Council to make (with reasons), whether or not the submitter wishes to be heard in support of the submission and an address for service or contact address. Consideration of Proposed Change After submissions have closed, Council will publish a summary of all decisions requested by submitters. There will be a further period of 10 working days within which further submissions in support or opposition to those submissions made may be sent to Council. Council will then hold hearings on all submissions and all submitters may be heard. After the Council considers the submissions and makes its decisions, any submitter who is not satisfied with the decision has the right of appeal to the Environment Court. Availability of Private Plan Change Request The Private Plan Change Request available to view at the Richmond Council office and public library or online at www.tasman.govt.nz/link/trmp-ppcr. A submission form is also available. For more information or advice on this Plan Change Request, please contact Jacqui Deans, Ph. 03 543 7246, Email: jacqui.deans@tasman.govt.nz.

Tasman District Council’s Draft Schedule of Charges 2016/2017 You are invited to make submissions on our draft Schedule of Charges for the coming year. We recover some of the costs of the services we provide through these fees and charges. Some charges are set by statute, and others by the Council. All the charges are reviewed each year, and changes made if necessary. The reason we charge for some services is to make sure the costs of providing it are recovered from those who benefit, rather than from the general ratepayer. The draft Schedule of Charges covers the year from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017. The full proposed Schedule of Charges is available for viewing on Council’s website at www.tasman.govt.nz/feedback and during normal office hours at the following Tasman District Council offices and libraries:

Friday 1 April 2016, 10.00 am – 2.30 pm at the Headingly Centre, Richmond. Thousands are expected to attend the popular annual Positive Ageing Expo, a showcase of the recreational, health and social services available in the region for retirees and those planning for retirement. With more than 70 stallholders, the expo has plenty to offer anyone interested in making ageing a positive experience. The expo attracts crowds of more than 2000 most years, and has received a TrustPower Community Award commendation. This year there will be seminars, demonstrations, the chance to have a go at a range of activities such as tai chi, Nordic walking, Sit and Be Fit, as well as quick health checks. For further information, contact Tasman District Council Community Partnerships Coordinator, Mike Tasman-Jones, on Ph. 03 543 8403 or Email: mike.tasman-jones@tasman.govt.nz.

TASMAN DISTRICT COUNCIL ANNUAL PLAN 2016/2017

ANNUAL PLAN MEETINGS We’ll be attending a meeting or community event near you to discuss the Annual Plan – come along for a chat with councillors and staff about your hopes for Tasman’s future. Sunday 3 April

In Your Neighbourhood, Motueka Market, 9.00 am – 12.00 noon

Tuesday 5 April

Moutere Hills Residents Association, Moutere Inn, 7.00 pm

Wednesday 6 April

Richmond Mall, 11.00 am–3.00 pm

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In Your Neighbourhood, Wakefield Village Green, 9.00 am – 12.00 noon

Monday 11 April

Murchison and Districts Community Association, MESI building, 2.00 pm

Monday 11 April

Mapua and Districts Community Association, Mapua Village Hall, 7.00 pm

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Golden Bay Community Board, Takaka Fire Station, 9.00 am

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In Your Neighbourhood, Takaka Village Green, from 2.00 pm.

• Richmond Office, 189 Queen Street, Richmond • Motueka Office, 7 Hickmott Place, Motueka

Council Meetings

• Takaka Office, 14 Junction Street, Takaka • Murchison Office, 92 Fairfax Street, Murchison

Agendas and Minutes for Council Meetings can be viewed on Council’s website at www.tasman.govt.nz

• Motueka Library, Pah Street, Motueka • Takaka Memorial Library, Junction Street, Takaka Submissions are invited on the draft Schedule of Charges, and must be received by 4.00 pm on Thursday 31 March 2016. Submissions may be made online at tasman.govt.nz/feedback or delivered to your local Tasman District Council office.

Navigation Safety Advisory Notice – Event Notification The GODZone adventure race is taking place in the Tasman District from 2 April until 9 April 2016. Around 300 participants are involved in this event. Other than to those involved in safety and event management, the race details are being kept confidential. Course specifics will not be released until the start of the event on Saturday 2 April. All recreational boaties and other water users throughout the Tasman District are advised to exercise caution when on the water as competitors may be racing.

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Full Council Tasman Council Chambers, 189 Queen Street, Richmond, Thursday 31 March 2016, 9.30 am. Public forum Tasman Regional Transport Committee Tasman Council Chambers, 189 Queen Street, Richmond, Friday 1 April 2016, 9.30 am. No public forum Creative Communities Subcommittee Motueka Service Centre, 7 Hickmott Place, Motueka, Wednesday 6 April 2016, 10.00 am. No public forum Golden Bay Community Board Takaka Fire Station, Motupipi Street, Tuesday 12 April 2016, 9.00 am. Public forum Engineering Services Committee Tasman Council Chambers, 189 Queen Street, Richmond, Thursday 14 April 2016, 9.30 am. Public forum

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