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Shannon and Nicole Marr with their six-week old baby, Louie. this could have put me off breast-feeding altogether.” Nicole says it came as a surprise, particularly because other staff at the hospital were “amazing and supportive,” in regards to her breastfeeding there. “Five minutes later a surgeon went and got me an arm chair so I was more comfy – so obviously this one nurse did find it offensive.” Nicole has also expressed her

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Kate Russell A young, first-time Nelson mum says she is “absolutely shocked” after a nurse told her to cover up while breastfeeding her six-week old son in a Nelson Hospital ward. Nicole Marr, 21, was at the hospital all day visiting her husband, Shannon, who had his appendix out just over a week ago. She says she was sitting down next to his bed, breast-feeding her son Louie, when a nurse came over and told her she needed to close the partition curtain. “She said that she wasn’t offended, but the doctors, other staff and patients might be,” says Nicole. “She went on for at least a minute and was quite nasty - I didn’t know what to say. Then she just pulled the curtain on me. “As a new mum, it’s so hard. I feel like it’s my right to breast-feed anywhere, and

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Mike Pero Nelson Giants’ Bronson Beri, left, and Raymond Cowels III, celebrate after a game-clinching basket by Cowels late in the game. Photo: Barry Whitnall/Shuttersport. Andrew Board The Giants celebrated the reopening of their beloved “hangar” in perfect style on Saturday night. The Mike Pero Nelson Giants first home game of the National Basketball League also doubled as the reopening of the region’s largest civic building, the Trafalgar Centre. It closed in December 2013 after it was deemed a risk to those inside in the event of a major earthquake.

Debate has raged since over the decision, but last year the council decided to strengthen the parts of the building and rebuild the aging entrance area that included the Victory room, kitchen and toilet block. The $12.9 million upgrade still has months to go, but enough has been done to allow the Giants back into the stadium they’ve played at since the 1980s. It was close to a sell-out and those who were there didn’t leave disap-

pointed with the Giants holding onto a slender 88-86 lead to claim their fifth win of the season over the Taranaki Mountain Airs. The win leaves the Giants top of the table. One of the Giants best on the night, Finn Delany, says it was great to be back. “Mentally, it’s a big boost for the team and the club to get back to Trafalgar, it’s where all the history

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frustration on Facebook, saying: “I am absolutely shocked that the first person to have a negative view about my breast-feeding was a hospital nurse. So much for nurses being an advocate for what’s best for humans.” Nicole has lodged an official complaint with the hospital and has been informed that she will receive a written apology in the mail. She was also told that the nurse would be “talked to”. A spokesperson from the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board has confirmed that they have received Nicole’s complaint and are handling it as per their complaints process. They also say that, while they cannot discuss the details of the complaint due to privacy reasons, they “want to reassure people that we unequivocally support breast-feeding across our organisation”.

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with how it went,” says Angela Mangnall of the event’s organising committee. The Angels and Demons team decided to take part for the first time as a way of doing something fun with their children, while others were competing alongside their friends and colleagues. “My friend rang me up [the day before] to say come and do it, so it was an impromptu decision,” says first timer, Kat Halkett. “It was awesome, I loved it, so much fun for everyone.” Around 1050 people took part in this year’s event, a great improvement on numbers from last year, and together they managed to raise $15,000 for Tasman School. The organising committee say they would like to thank parents of the school for all their hard work making the day a success, as well as the event’s sponsors and everyone who participated. watch the video:

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Southern Link info sessions attract wide variety of views Public information sessions for the Southern Link Investigation kicked off in Nelson last week, resulting in good turnouts but mixed views from local residents. Nelson Weekly attended meetings at Stoke Hall on Friday and Elma Turner Library on Saturday, which both attracted over 40 people. The drop-in style sessions allowed people to engage with representatives from NZTA, to gain a better understanding of the three proposed approaches to improve congestion and accessibility on Nelson’s arterial routes between the Annesbrook Drive and Haven Road roundabouts. The three approaches are: to improve the existing road network, widening the existing arterial routes, or building a new route. Public feedback from the sessions will be used to help

People look over information from NZTA on the options for Nelson’s transport issues. Photo: Kate Russell. NZTA further develop the Programme Business Case for the project. At the sessions, some locals said they were pleased to see the number of different approaches, with one young resident saying it would “take the heat out of it”. “It’s good to see that it’s not the Southern Link or nothing,” he said. Some were indecisive, and had come along to gather information and “get their heads around the options”. Others came to the sessions to confirm their view that the Southern Link is the best

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Nelson wineries are fighting a battle against botrytis as they race to get their grapes harvested after last month's heavy rain "created havoc" in some of the region's vineyards. The grape harvest started around the Nelson-Tasman region late last month after a growing season that included late frosts, hail, disease and two significant rain events. Although growers managed to get through the early season challenges relatively unscathed, last month's downpour has resulted in outbreaks of botrytis which causes the grapes to rot and lower the quality of the fruit. "Some of the fruit is looking very good and some is looking bad," Rimu Grove's Patrick Stowe says. "The latest rain we had has created havoc because of the botrytis - it was too much rain at exactly the wrong time." However, Patrick says Rimu Grove are fortunate because they always hand-pick their grapes, allowing the bunches infected with botrytis to be cut out. "We have a good crew of pickers and we can be selective. The good fruit has fantastic flavours so we should have some very good wine this year." Nelson Winegrowers Association chairman Jonny Hiscox concedes

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Andrew Board Composure will be the key to this year’s Wairua Warrior Obstacle Race, says its organiser, but that’s easier said than done. More than 400 people have already registered for this year’s event, which will see competitors race either 6km or 12km across the muddy Happy Valley course. Along the way, competitors will encounter various obstacles which need to be completed, or a punishment of burpees awaits. Obstacles range from rope climbs to barbed wire crawling to sand bag carries, climbing walls and tyre drags. Organiser Greg Witika says all of the obstacles “doable” but the key for competitors will be to keep it simple. “The most difficult obstacles are the ones that don’t require a lot of energy, they require just a little bit of composure. But when you’re going through obstacle after obstacle, composure is kind of out the window. So those who can compose themselves will do well.” The Wairua Warrior is in its second year, almost doubling the number of entrants from last year. Greg says these kinds of events are gaining in popularity around the world and he expects the same here in Nelson. “It’s definitely an event that could cater for up to 1000 and that’s what we want to aim for. So we’re happy to have 400 participants within two years.” The race sees people enter in a team or

Wairua Warrior Obstacle Race organiser Greg Witika and Smith Sport Shoes owner Ryan Stewart. Photo: Andrew Board. as individuals before heading off on the course. Thirty-six marshals are stationed around the course to ensure competitors get help, if they need it, and to provide some encouragement. Greg says the atmosphere of the event is all about fun and competitors help each out along the way. But before the “open wave” of the race starts, the “elite wave” will get a crack at the course. The elite wave has attracted around 30 of the sport’s top competitors from around the country and even some from Australia. Greg says he sees the elite section as a growth area.

“What we want to do is separate those who are really competitive and don’t want to get stuck amongst the masses of people and really want to challenge themselves. We want to really lift the awareness of elite wave and try to attract the trail runners, marathon runners and those kinds of athletes to the sport.” The first man and woman home in the elite wave will win a $500 voucher from Smith’s Sport Shoes. The Wairua Warrior is on this Saturday, April 9, at Happy Valley from 7.30am. Competitors can register on the day but won’t receive a race t-shirt. For more information see wairuawarrior.co.nz

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Phillip Reardon, Tracey Parkes and Jeremy Talbot after they combined to help save a fellow competitor's life during the Forrest GrapeRide in Marlborough over the weekend. They came across a fellow competitor who was having a heart attack during the race. Jeremy is a volunteer fire fighter in Richmond and Phillip and Tracey are from St John.

Kate Russell Members from the Richmond Volunteer Fire Brigade happened to be “in the right place at the right time” on Saturday, saving the life of a cyclist who suffered a heart attack during a bike race near Picton. The 46 year old Christchurch man was competing in the Forrest GrapeRide cycling event with his teenage son, when he went into cardiac arrest. But by a stroke of luck, fireman Jeremy Talbot, and Tracey Parkes and Phillip Reardon from St John, came across him and acted immediately. Jeremy says he was biking up the hill looking out for his wife, when he spotted her talking on the phone. “It turns out she was actually calling an ambulance,” he says. “When we got to him, we jumped in and started doing compressions and then the ambulance turned up three of four minutes after that. It couldn’t have been any better,” he says. “We had only just had CPR training two weeks ago, so we were definitely in the right place at the right time.” Richmond Volunteer Fire Brigade senior station officer Blair Hall says he is “rapt" with the result. “It was really lucky, and just shows that the skills learned in the fire brigade can always be put into public life.” The man was then flown to Wellington Hospital, but Jeremy says that he recieved a text message from his wife yesterday saying he is now talking and will be heading back home to Christchurch soon.

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A junior doctor and a health board have been held to account over the death of an elderly man who suffered a drug error while being treated for a stroke. The doctor and the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board breached the code of patients’ rights, Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill says in a report issued last week. At around 9.30pm on a day in 2013 not identified in the report, the 77-year-old patient suffered an “ischaemic” stroke, in which a clot obstructs an artery supplying fresh blood and oxygen to the brain. The unnamed patient was taken to a regional hospital emergency department — Mr Hill does not say which one — by ambulance, and at around midnight was assessed by house officer “Dr B”. Dr B talked with an on-call specialist Dr C and decided to give the man intravenous “clotbusting” medication. A risk of this so-called thrombolysis treatment is bleeding in the brain. The treatment is usually given in an intensive care unit, but Dr B decided to do it in the ED. She also prescribed the drug tenecteplase, rather than the expected drug alteplase. They are in the same class of drugs but in New Zealand tenecteplase is used for heart attacks rather than ischaemic strokes. “Dr B prescribed Mr A tenecteplase because she understood from nursing staff that there was no alteplase available at the hospital,” Mr Hill says. The man at first showed signs of improvement after the infusion, but a CT scan the next morning revealed a brain bleed. “Mr A deteriorated over the following three days and, sadly, he died from intracerebral haemorrhage,” Mr Hill says. The house officer made “significant errors or judgement”, which amounted to failing to provide health care with reasonable care and skill. The errors included failing to transfer the patient to the ICU, the dosage and mode of administration of tenecteplase and failing to consult the specialist about the use of that drug. The DHB’s stroke clot-busting therapy guidelines were inadequate, the house officer had not received adequate orientation to the guidelines, and there was “evident confusion” amongst nurses about the correct process. Mr Hill asked both doctors and the DHB to apologise to the patient’s family. He also recommended the DHB report back to him on an audit of compliance with its updated stroke guidelines, a review of junior and new staff orientation, and changes to its error-reporting system. NMDHB chief medical officer Dr Nick Baker has apologised to the family and says they have learnt “considerably” from the incident.

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Donna had in the back of her mind when she was invited to another Lions club meeting last month. But the club was instead preparing to present her with the Melvin Jones Fellow Award, the highest award in Lionism, an award rarely given to those who are not Lions members. The last non-member to receive the award from the Nelson North Lions Club was former Nelson mayor Peter Malone 15 years ago. Donna says the award was a “very special honour”. “I was really shocked and amazed

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Nelson sailors win prestigious award Two Nelsonians who have been cruising and racing around the world in their much loved boat for the last 35 years have been awarded with one of the most prestigious sailing awards. Tom and Vicky Jackson were presented with the 2015 ‘Blue Water Medal’ last month in New York, by The Cruising Club of America. The award, which was established in 1923, recognizes “a meritorious example of seamanship.” They now call Nelson ‘home’ and are back here for most of this year, working hard on revarnishing their boat and home for many years, ‘Sunstone,’ a nearly 50 year old sloop which they have owned since 1981. The couple have covered close to 200,000 miles in the Sparkman & Stephens-designed boat, and say they were “surprised and very honoured” to be named for the award, which has been presented to many luminaries of the sailing world, including Sir Francis Chichester, Rod Stephens, and Bernard Moitessier. “So many of the previous recipients are among the sailing heroes who have inspired us,” says Tom. “It was an amazing event, and we received a wonderful wel-

Tom and Vicky Jackson with their boat ‘Sunstone,’ which is currently under tarpaulins at the Nelson Marina as it receives more than ten coats of varnish. Photo: Kate Russell. come and had a chance to meet and talk to other award-winning sailors.” The couple initially raced Sunstone in numerous British offshore racing events, and during the period from 1982 to 1997 they collected a series of class and overall victories, including the British Commodore’s Cup in 1996. In 1997 they began serious worldwide cruising, and have sailed all around the world, winning numerous races. But, they say they grew to love New Zealand, and after being ‘live-aboards’ for over 30 years, they decided to settle in Nelson.

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Knitter takes a break to celebrate 93rd birthday For the first time in years, 93-year-old Daphne Henderson put down her knitting needles for the day. The Kensington Court resident turned 93 on Thursday and instead of her usual schedule of knitting for charity, she took the day off and spent it with friends and family. Daphne has been knitting since she was a young girl and over the past three years has spent her days knitting beanies and booties for “the wee bubs” at Auckland’s Starship Children’s Hospital. Daphne says she has knitted hundreds of beanies and booties for the hospital. “I can do a beanie a day and a pair of booties a day, I knit every day and after tea each night, it must be at least four hours each day. “I’ll be doing it for hours and someone will say, ‘put your knitting down, have a rest’ but I just keep going, they’d think I was sick if I didn’t knit.” The wool and postage is all paid for by Daphne, who gets her niece Sue Crowe to go wool shopping and post the parcels for her. “We send a big post bag up to Auckland every six or so weeks, with 16 hats and about eight pairs of booties. I get quite

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proud when I think of all the babies with their beanies and booties, I’d love to see them,” she says. “Usually, one of the doctors will send me a little thank you note, he says ‘I go around the wards and when I look at the babies I know which ones you’ve knitted for’.” Sue says it’s unusual for someone of Daphne’s age to still be knitting. “It’s not that often that people in her age group can knit, most of them have bent fingers and poor eyesight but not Daph, she knits every day,” says Sue. “People ask her to knit for them but she’s so determined to do it for Starship that she says no, I’ve got to do it for the bubs.” And Daphne doesn’t have any plans to slow down or stop anytime soon. “I’ve been knitting all my life and I’ll keep knitting until I can’t. You’ll come back years later and say ‘gee, she’s still knitting, she’s 100’.” Daphne spent her birthday hosting “so many” visitors and was taken out for a cup of coffee and tiki tour of Nelson by her son.

Stoke's Daphne Henderson put her knitting needles down so she could celebrate her 93rd birthday. Photo: Brittany Spencer.

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Nelson-brewed beer has proven a hit with local drinkers, now it’s making its way to other countries. Brewing company Bays Brewery says it’s now sending several shipments of bottled beer to Singapore, where it’s being sold in restaurants and hotels. Managing director Peter McGrath says he was first approached about the shipment late last year but his Tahunanui brewery so was busy fulfilling existing orders he couldn’t give the supplier all that he wanted. “It was a bit embarrassing actually, but we were at full capacity already and, leading up to Christmas, we just didn’t have any time to brew more so we sent him what we could and have now sent a second shipment.” Peter says the bottled beer is a range of the eight beers that they brew, and getting the beer into new countries is a “real coup”. “We’re quite excited. We think it’s great for the local brewing scene that it’s happening and hopefully it will become a long-term deal.”

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Big Bike Tune-Up at Sunday market Look for the Get Moving and Council banners at the market on Sunday 17 April from 8.15am – 12pm to get your free bike check and tune. Basic repairs can be done on the spot. Some new parts (if required) can be supplied for a small charge. It it’s wet it may be postponed so check Bicycle Nelson Bays on Facebook.

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This month’s recipient is Christine Ward who has recently stepped down from her role as President of the Nelson Branch of NZ China Friendship Society, after six years. As President, Christine has played a major role in a number of successful projects including working closely with the Confucius Institute to offer several hundred Nelson primary school children Mandarin classes. Christine was also heavily involved in Nelson’s inaugural China Week last year, hosting 13 performers from Huangshi, as well as directing the Nelson-Huangshi Schools’ Art Exchange, which resulted in a beautiful exhibition. Her work to assist in reprinting the story of New Zealand’s first Chinese immigrant, Appo Hocton, has resulted in the book now being used in schools nationwide. Christine’s passion is evident and it is a pleasure to be able to publicly recognise her invaluable contribution. If you know someone you consider worthy of a Mayor's Bouquet, just follow these easy steps: • Submit the nominated recipient's name and contact details, along with 150 words on why they deserve recognition – usually for going the extra mile to perform services to our community unpaid and unsung. • Send via post to Mayoral Bouquet, Nelson City Council, PO Box 645, Nelson 7040 or email to mayorsbouquet@ncc.govt.nz. Remember to include your name and contact details. The Mayor's Bouquet is brought to you in association with Woodlea Florist, Bridge Street, Nelson.

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Immerse yourself in Nelson’s heritage From 16 – 24 April, locals and visitors alike can immerse themselves in an array of events as part of Heritage Week, many of which are free or low cost for the whole family to enjoy. This year’s theme Discover the Unexpected will include a raft of discoveries from extraordinary inventions to deciphering maps. Heritage Week 2016 will also celebrate Nelson’s nuclear free stance and those interested can discover the history of the peace movement and relive the passion for change with free peace kite making workshops on offer. You can also view Tape Art which will re-create the history of Nelson’s early photographers, as well as see crime from a different angle with the gripping play, Maungatapu. A youth photography exhibition, organised by Nelson Youth Council, will showcase pictures from the past,

linking images with stories from the heritage website, The PROW. Once again, there will be the Heritage Week quiz so grab the quiz map, some friends and family, and make your own historical discoveries around Nelson. Mayor Rachel Reese says heritage week is a staple in the Nelson calendar. “Heritage Week is an opportunity to immerse yourself in Nelson’s history while having some fun with family and friends.” Guided walks and tours are on offer and you can uncover Nelson’s

Masked Parade: spread your wings and fly From dreams and dragons, birds and planes, from Jean Batten to Salvador Dali, this year’s Masked Parade theme Flights of Fancy will allow participants’ imaginations to soar! Nelson Arts Festival organisers chose the winning theme from a record 111 entries submitted by Nelsonians for the annual Masked Parade theme competition. Jean Langbridge submitted the winning theme and will have the opportunity to lead the parade if she wishes. This year’s Masked Parade is being held on Friday 21 October at the start of Labour weekend. Enrolments are now open via nelsonartsfestival.co.nz so start thinking about your Flights of Fancy mask and costume today. nelsonartsfestival.co.nz

beautiful heritage houses through tours and exhibitions. Isel House will be transformed with the exhibition ‘Outside Inside’ which will recapture the spirit of Victorian research and discovery with interesting taxidermy and specimen collections that were extremely popular in the 1800s. You can also experience spiders at the heritage home of Spider Atkinson and find secrets at Broadgreen Historic House. Heritage Week 2016 runs from 16 – 24 April. A full programme can be found online at nelson.govt.nz (search = heritage week 2016).

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Wheelie Bin deadline 8 April Later this year, Council will deliver a wheelie bin to every home for recycling plastic, cans, paper and cardboard. Glass will still be collected in the current blue crates. A 240 litre bin will be delivered by default. If you are happy with that – YOU DON’T NEED TO DO ANYTHING NOW. If you want a smaller 120 litre bin you must contact us by 8 April. You can go to the website, nelson.govt.nz and fill out the wheelie bin request form.

Or visit the Council office, call 546 0200 or email enquiries@ncc.govt.nz and the Customer Service team will be able to help. Please note: If you decide to change your bin after it is delivered later this year, a charge of $80.50 (plus GST) will apply.

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Founder’s ANZAC Fete Founders Heritage Park is once again holding a special event to commemorate ANZAC Day this year. As part of WWI centenary commemorations, Founders Park ran ANZAC Apple Day last year. Due to the great feedback – even with the bad weather – Founders has decided to run a similar event again this year. An old fashioned fete will be held on Sunday 24 April 2016 from 10am – 3.30pm to commemorate ANZAC weekend. With an entry fee of $5 adult, $2.50 child or $10 family, visitors will be able to enjoy a day of old style entertainment including a bazaar, sides shows, vintage military vehicle display, military reenactment, variety show, bands and old fashioned games. Chair of Community Services Committee Pete Rainey says this is a chance to remember those who were a part of the war, one hundred years on. “This year is one hundred years since the first ANZAC service was

held here in New Zealand. This fete is a great opportunity to remember, as well as celebrate our history.” To make this day a success Founders Heritage Park is inviting not for profit organisations and clubs to take part in the Bazaar being held in the Energy Centre which will be decked out in vintage style. The Bazaar is a great opportunity for community groups to raise funds and raise the profile of their group. There is no charge to have a stall and stall holders will be provided with trestle tables and chairs. All they need to do is decorate their stall, provide the items for sale and their own float. Groups interested in taking part in the Bazaar should contact Founders Heritage Park, 03 548 2649 or founderspark@ncc.govt.nz. If there is very heavy rain again the fete will be postponed until Monday 25, ANZAC Day.

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Sustainability champion in Nelson British environmentalist Sir Jonathon Porritt visited Nelson recently to speak at a meeting organised by Air New Zealand and hosted by Nelson City Council, with community and business leaders from across the region. On the agenda was a discussion about sustainability, tourism and regional development challenges and opportunities, as well as a special address from Sir Jonathon, who said he was “delighted” to be back in Nelson. "There's something about this little city and the surrounding region that is hugely inspiring – an impression confirmed by meeting the Mayors of both Nelson and Tasman, and in the shared session with key community leaders.” The founder director of Forum for the Future said he was impressed with the level of awareness about today's big sustainability issues. “I loved the work being done on Project Maitai / Mahitahi, and with the commitment from those leaders to keep Nelson at the forefront of what is meant by sustainable economic development – and sustainable tourism in particular." Mayor Rachel Reese says it was a privilege to host the event and meet Sir Jonathon. “Sir Jonathon is Air New Zealand’s critical friend. He has challenged one of New Zealand’s signature corporations to embrace the difficult conversations around sustainability and climate change. In grasping that challenge, Air New Zealand is

prospering and has turned a challenge into multiple opportunities that are delivering real world results – including partnerships in our region. “I was honoured to have the chance to host Sir Jonathon as Nelson’s critical friend and to share his insights with other community leaders. “I welcome the opportunity to grasp the challenges around climate change and sustainable practice and leadership. A sense of community, science and innovation, and care for the outdoors are ingrained in our regional identity. That’s enduring stuff and it tells me that we can be sustainability champions and match Air New Zealand’s leadership in this space.” Ian Collier, Air New Zealand Regional Affairs Manager, said the Nelson region was chosen for the event as it has a significant role in New Zealand’s tourism proposition. “With an abundance of sunshine and natural resources, and being the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park, it attracts many kiwis and international visitors every year,” he said. “We were delighted to be able to share more detail on Air New Zealand’s sustainability framework and our future aspirations in this area.”

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Take the fruit but leave the flowers Over the last 25 years, Council has planted more and more fruit and nut trees in public parks. When these are ready, you are welcome to take some home for yourself and your family to enjoy, remembering to leave some for others. What Council does ask you to leave behind are the flowers that bloom in many of our parks. The roses at Broadgreen and Queens Gardens, as well as the daffodils in spring, are often picked and taken home. That means others don’t get to enjoy the wonderful displays they create. Some of these plants will be in bloom for a limited time. Please don’t pick the flowers and then everyone using the park can enjoy this beauty while it lasts. Find out where your local public fruit and nut trees are by visiting topofthesouthmaps.co.nz and searching for open orchards. topofthesouthmaps.co.nz

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Greenwaste to go elsewhere from July In line with Council’s strategic view on how it deals with greenwaste, from 1 July the Pascoe Street Transfer Station will no longer be accepting it.

Wilding conifers at Mt Malita in the mineral belt. Photo: Kaitiaki O Ngahere Ltd.

Halting the spread of wilding conifers in Nelson Tasman Environmental agencies in the Nelson Tasman region are stepping up efforts to stop the spread of wilding conifers. Wilding trees are forecast to cost New Zealand billions in economic losses over the coming decades, impacting on industries from agriculture to tourism. Wilding conifers currently occupy around 1.8 million hectares, nearly six per cent of New Zealand’s land area. The Nelson Tasman region has large areas of hill country in public ownership, much of which bounds established forests so it is pre-disposed to wilding risk. Late last year, a regional stakeholder group met to work out a collaborative approach for addressing the issue that included representatives from councils in Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough, Department of Conservation (DOC), the Ministry of Primary Industries, Land Information New Zealand and private foresters. Commitments to date include a significant financial contribution from Nelson City Council, an extension of the Pest Management Strategy managed by Tasman District Council, cash targeted to wilding conifer control from local foresters, along with substantial on the ground control and technical advice from DOC. Mayors of Nelson City and Tasman District Councils wrote a joint letter in February to central government urging increased investment into the control of wilding conifers on crown land. Mayor Rachel Reese says Nelson City Council is doubling its efforts through

the Nelson Nature environmental programme to eradicate wilding conifers, increasing funding from $30,000 to $60,000 every year for the next five years. “Wilding conifers are a huge threat not only to our precious biodiversity that we value so much but also to our eco-tourism industry. They can be found from our coastal cliffs and margins to the inland hill country. Of particular concern is the spread of these trees into our special natural areas particularly the Dun Mountain mineral belt.” Mayor Reese says wilding conifers would pose a significant risk to the 17 threatened plant and animal species on the Dun Mountain if they were to continue to grow at their current rate. “We’re doing a substantial amount of work on the Dun Mountain over the next five years, removing all wilding conifers across 402 hectares this year with much more to follow. DOC is working closely alongside to help develop effective control methods for the work,” she says. Mayor Kempthorne says the Council has been supporting and enabling the collaborative efforts to combat wilding pines as part of the wider biodiversity programme for some time. “Now with the wider focus of our collaborative regional efforts, we will be able get the situation under control sooner," he says.

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This change recognises that there are a number of companies in the area that can take and process greenwaste for less than it costs at the Transfer Station. Both collection and drop off services are available from the businesses listed below.

Collection services offered • Can Plan, canplan.co.nz Ph: (03) 547 0642 • Nelmac, nelmac.co.nz Ph: (03) 546 0910

Greenwaste accepted for drop off • Greenwaste to Zero 18 Cargill Pl, (off Beach Rd), Richmond greenwastezero.co.nz Ph: (03) 544 8857

• Millers Landscape Supplies 127 Bolt Rd, Tahunanui millerswood.co.nz Ph: (03) 547 6850 • Wholesale Landscapes 55 Saxton Road, Stoke wholesalelandscapes.co.nz Ph: 0800 421 000 A mixed load of rubbish that includes small amounts of garden trimmings will be charged at the full price for general rubbish. The other alternative is to compost at home instead. There is lots of great information to get you started and a subsidy voucher for compost bins on Council's website, nelson.govt.nz (search = composting).

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Free disposal for dangerous batteries Did you know that Council offers a free disposal service for rechargeable batteries that contain lithium? You can drop these batteries off for disposal, free of charge, at Council’s office on Trafalgar Street or at the Pascoe Street Transfer Station. Lithium batteries have the potential to catch fire under certain circumstances, especially if they are damaged. This can happen as a result of being thrown out with the ordinary rubbish and ending

up in the landfill. Indeed they were identified as the source of a recent fire at the York Valley Landfill. Thanks to the quick response by staff, the fire was brought under control quickly. Please use this free disposal service and reduce the risk of anything similar happening again.

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NZTA is inviting people in Nelson to make their voices heard during a five-week period of public engagement from Wednesday March 23 to Sunday April 24 as part of the Nelson Southern Link Investigation (NSLI) An engagement summary booklet is available online at nzta.govt.nz/nelsonsouthern-link and at all Nelson Public Libraries and Richmond Library.

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Volunteering at Waimarama Community Gardens Waimarama Community Gardens, located just off Brook St in Tantragee Rd, is looking for volunteers. The gardens provide a wonderful place for people to learn and teach about organic growing of fruit and vegetables. Many people come just to be in the beautiful “garden” environment. The gardens are run totally by volunteers and more are needed. Wednesdays 9.30am – 12.30pm are volunteer mornings where support and guidance are available. Besides wanting more volunteers on Wednesdays, the organisation is looking for people to help with the following volunteer roles: • Handyperson for premises maintenance • Workshop co-ordinator • Finance person • Weekend volunteer co-ordinator • Compost co-ordinator. If you have a specific interest, perhaps a new role needs to be created for you. Feel free to contact Sally on (03) 548 8403, 021 170 9443 or email waimaramacommunitygardens@ gmail.com.

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Changes to existing fees and charges Council is asking the public for feedback on changes to some of its fees and charges. Feedback is open until Friday 29 April. Fencing of swimming pools There is good news for swimming pool owners, with the three yearly monitoring review and inspection being reduced from $210 to $100. The proposed change is due to greater level of compliance with the legislation and reduced staff time as a result, as well as general feedback on the charge. Pool owners who are not compliant may face additional charges for any extra time involved in the inspection. Food safety New charges are being proposed for food premises to reflect the time involved for staff to register and verify food businesses under the Food Act 2014, which came into effect on 1 March. Visit the Ministry for Primary Industries’ website foodsafety.govt.nz for more information on the categories and rules under the Act. Resource consents There will be minor changes to resource consent fees related to deposits for some activities, however the staff hourly rate remains the same. To see further information around these proposed changes and provide feedback, visit the ‘open consultation’ section on Council’s website, nelson.govt.nz.

Other changes: Property information Property information charges are being amended to better reflect the level of service provided. For example, sole practitioners who are regular users will now be charged more to receive property information from the Council including access to property files, building consent files, resource consent files and geotechnical reports. They will have the option of paying per file access, purchasing concession cards or paying the regular user annual fee of $2000 (previously $1730). It will be the first time this charge has increased in over five years. The changes will apply from 1 July 2016. Alcohol licensing fees Council is extending the circumstances where it can use discretion to reduce alcohol licensing fees. One of the key contributors to alcohol related harm is the length of time alcohol is available. An off licence premise like a bottle store will be incentivised with reduced alcohol licensing fees to close by 9pm and an on licence premise such as a restaurant will also have reduced alcohol licensing fees if they close by midnight. No change There are no changes to the fees associated with dog control and health licensing (non food).

Meetings The following meetings of the Nelson City Council have been scheduled. Hearing for exemptions to Fencing of Swimming Pools Act Applications 9am

11 April

Community Services Committee 9am

14 April

Community Investment Funding Panel – Economic Development Agency Boardroom, 39 Halifax Street 10am

15 April

Joint Shareholders Committee 1.30pm

15 April

Civil Defence Emergency Management Group To follow Joint Shareholders Committee

15 April

Governance Committee 9am

21 April

Planning and Regulatory Committee To follow Governance Committee

21 April

Other Meetings Nelson Youth Council 1pm

13 April

For a full list of Council meetings go to: nelson.govt.nz/meetings

INSPIRE2016 to bring impressive line-up of speakers to Nelson Over 40 local, national and international leaders across their respective fields will descend on Nelson this year for the fifth annual INSPIRE2016 festival from 13 – 16 April at NMIT. Supported by Nelson City Council, INSPIRE2016 is an educational festival which combines science with humanities, with the aim of encouraging youth to think dynamically and creatively about their future. There will be challenging workshops, thought-provoking discussions and hands on experiments. This year’s speakers include international musician Claire Hastings, Microsoft NZ technology education speakers, Plant and Food researchers, along with speakers from many New Zealand universities, to name a few. Many events on offer are free, but booking is essential for all events. For more information head to ministryofinspiration.org.

Notes: 1: Unless otherwise shown, the meetings will be held in the Council Chamber, Civic House, Trafalgar Street, Nelson. 2: A public forum is held during the initial period of the Committee/Council meeting. Anyone wishing to speak at this public forum is asked to give prior advice to an Administration Adviser on 546 0200. 3: Agendas will be available for perusal at the Customer Service Centre in Civic House, or at Nelson Public Libraries, two days prior to the meeting. 4: Agendas and minutes for Council meetings can be viewed on Council’s website nelson.govt.nz.

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Michael, Kerry and Alex from Richmond Flooring First are the team you should talk to for expert advice about floor coverings. For a bathroom that has style, functionality and a touch of luxury, come and see the team at Lennox Bathroom. Established in New Zealand in 2002, Lennox Bathroom has been in business for over 10 years and now has five branches and showrooms throughout the country, including Auckland, Hamilton, Christchurch, Dunedin and Nelson. Lennox Bathroom Nelson is proud to be your one-stop-bathroomshop, providing homeowners and trade professionals with a quality selection of bathroom accessories, showers, vanities, toilets, tap ware and kitchen sinks. As well as their superior

range of bathroom products, the team at Lennox Bathroom Nelson also promises their clients will experience a standard of excellence in service and competitive pricing. With trusted reviews from their Trademe customers, and a free consultation provided, make sure you talk to Lennox Bathroom Nelson about creating the bathroom you’ve always wanted. Come into their showroom today at 34 St Vincent Street, Nelson, or give them a call on 548 8858. Nelson Shade Solutions are the experts in shade. Whether you need shade for a barbeque

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BREWERY KITCHEN & BAR 660 Main Rd, Stoke | Ph 547 5357 New Management

After four months under new management, McCashin's Brewery Kitchen and Bar is almost unrecognisable when you step inside. Lincoln and Brigitta Womersley, who also own and operate BLINC Catering, began their new venture with a hiss and a roar late last year, and after a successful summer season have finally come up for air. The iconic McCashin's operation is now split into two, with the McCashin family continuing to craft their beer in the brewery, while Lincoln and Brigitta are all about serving up delicious food. “We thought it would be a really cool challenge, an excellent opportunity and another great business and family to work

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with,” says Lincoln, on their decision to take over the kitchen. Lincoln and Brigitta both believe that McCashin's STOKE Beer and Rochdale Cider are excellent products and the chance to pair them with food was something they couldn’t pass up. “That’s where we want to go with this,” says Lincoln, “people are drinking the beer with some really good food and it becomes a memory.” As well as working the kitchen and front-of-house at McCashin's Brewery Kitchen and Bar, Lincoln and Brigitta are also kept busy with BLINC Catering, which is possible thanks to the reliable McCashin's Kitchen and Bar team. Starting at 7am in the morning when people come to grab their first hit of

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BREWERY KITCHEN & BAR 660 Main Rd, Stoke | Ph 547 5357 on Potato Rosti, Soups, Gourmet Pies and Sausage Rolls. McCashin’s Brewery Kitchen and Bar is open from 7am until 6pm on Monday and Tuesday, 7am until 10pm from Wednesday to Saturday and from 9am until 6pm on Sunday.

Partnering with McCashin’s Brewery

One of the main drawcards for taking on McCashin’s Kitchen and Bar was the support offered by partnering with the McCashin family, and Lincoln and Brigitta are proud to be working alongside such an iconic Nelson business. “We have a unique partnership with McCashin’s Brewery in that even though we are two separate businesses, we all work hard to support each other,” says Lincoln. The hospitality side, which Brigitta and Lincoln manage, includes the regular brewery tours on offer twice daily from Monday to Friday, one starting at 11am and the second at 2pm. Bookings are essential for the tour which runs for around 30-40 minutes, followed by a tasting of everything on tap, which includes five STOKE Beers and one ROCHDALE Three Berry Cider. The tour guide talks people through the unique flavour characteristics of each STOKE Beer, the background behind the beers, the McCashin family’s history and revolution of the brewing industry in New Zealand. Tours can be booked by calling 547 0329.

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The partnership also flowed through to the refit, with the design being a collaborative effort with the brewery. “We wanted to make it a little bit more contemporary and wanted to compliment the fact we are in amongst a brewery - a working

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McCashin’s Brewery Kitchen and Bar also welcomes functions of any size to enjoy their hospitality. Lincoln and Brigitta have a number of options available to accommodate groups, and are more than capable of meeting people’s food requirements, whether it’s a buffet, platters or ordering off a set menu. For more information on hosting your function with McCashin’s Brewery Kitchen and Bar, give the MKB crew a call today on 547 0329.

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ALBUM Michael and Bussakorn Gibellini were married on 17 January at Founders Park Chapel and their reception was at Nahm restaurant.

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Medea and Lloyd George were married on 20 December 2015 at Willowbank, Wakefield.

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airport’s carpark upgraded

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The final stage of the Nelson Airport’s carpark upgrade project is almost complete, with the new public drop-off island now constructed at the front of the terminal. The six week project was initiated in February to improve customer safety and traffic flow, and provide modern parking technology to enhance the customer experience. Nelson Airport chief executive Rob Evans says he sees this

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For a taste of Thailand without the travel, The Lemongrass is sure to excite and satisfy with an irresistible Asian fusion experience. Asian Fusion Experience Owners Bu-nga and Nuttavut Krataitong have been overwhelmed with the response the restaurant has received from din11 8 1 5 6 9 Thai and A delicious variety of ers after it opened late last year and they welcome those who Vietnamese cuisine ENTREES & NIBBLES SOUP CURRIES haven’t yet tasted their dishes (All Curried served with steamed red rice) 15. Tom Khra Gai (GF) $9.50 1. Roti Duck $12.00 to visit them soon. Dine in (fully licensed BYO) and 35. Lemongrass Fish With Kaffir Lime Leaf & Tamarind Curry (GF) Asian fusion is a concept that’s - A MUST TRY ! $22.00 takeaway 16. Tom Yum Gai (GF) $9.50 2. Golden Spring Rolls $7.50 become very popular through36. Lemongrass Chicken out the world and blends vari3. Crystal Spring Rolls (Gf) $10.00 & Potato Curryfresh (GF) $20.50 Book now for a healthy, and 17. Angry Pattaya Seafood Soup (GF)$13.00 ous Asian styles of cooking, 38. Kang Somexperience Pla : unique taste 4. Butterfly Prawns $12.00 Thai Gourmet Hot & Sour it can also combine an Asian 19. Tofu Miso Soup (V) $8.00 Fish Curry $23.50 style with another style of cui5. Spinach Wrap Sensation (GF) $9.00 LIGHT MEALS sine altogether. 20. Pho : $16.00 6. Gourmet Corn Fritters (V) $7.50 The Lemongrass incorporates 39. Slow Cooked Pork Belly 23. Kuay Jub : $17.00 7. Grilled Marinated Pork Spare Rib $8.50 with Ginger Garlic Curry Sauce $22.00 both Thai and Vietnamese 8. Grilled Squid Kebabs $8.50 40. Lemongrass Signature Slow Cook Beef 24. Vietnamese Pancake: $17.00 Rib with Creamy Curry Sauce & Broccoli 9. Coriander Chicken Kebabs $8.00 recipes into its mouthwatering – A MUST TRY $29.00 10.Indochina Combo for 2 People $17.00 41. Fragrant Pineapple Chicken Curry $19.50 84. Eriko’s Gourmet Prawns Salad $25.50 menu, along with western ele42 .Hor-Mok Gai $22.00 11. Vietnamese Crispy Net Rolls $8.00 ments, to create a delicious and Asian Fusion Experience 13a. Sui Mai Steamed Pork Dumpling $8.00 unique repertoire of dishes. 13b. Spicy Pork Bun $5.00 Bu-nga and Nuttavut also own the popular Thai restaurant, Chai Yo, and decided to establish The 11 1 5 6 8 9 Lemongrass in order to offer Richmond din13a 15 23 35 36 ers a whole new selection of flavours when 294 Queen St, Richmond Ph 544 4838 ENTREES & NIBBLES SOUP CURRIES they wish to eat out. The Lemongrass focuses (All Curried served with steamed onred rice) serving up fresh, clean, lean food, using Khra Gaito (GF) Sunday$9.50 Dinner15. Tom - Tues 5pm to 9.30pm 1. Roti Duck $12.00 Thai chicken soup gets its rich flavor Aromatic , on top 40 41 42 38 Duck served with Roti39 35. Lemongrass Fish With Kaffir Lime Leaf steaming as their main cooking method, as from quintessential Thai ingredients: with a Lunch - Wed to Sunday 11.30am to 2.30pm & Tamarind Curry (GF) coconut milk, lemongrass, fresh galangal, julienne of carrot, cucumber and spring - A MUST TRY ! $22.00 Kaffir lime leaf, mushroom and tomato. opposed to cooking as much in oil. onions and our Chef’s special sauce. Steamed fish with the sour-fruity taste Aromatic Duck served with Roti , on top with a julienne of carrot, cucumber and spring onions and our Chef’s special sauce.

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in its new location, which will provide a safer area separate from the taxi and shuttles for people to drop off their friends and family.” Meanwhile, he says the new pay machine technology installed late last month has been met with a very positive response from motorists. “People are loving the new machines, particularly those who like to use PayWave and their credit card on entry and exit.”

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If you’re not in the mood to eat out, The Lemongrass can also cater to takeaway orders so you can savour a little bit of Asia from the comfort of your couch. Located in what used to be the Arthur Wakefield Tavern, The Lemongrass is proud to offer customers an intimate dining area, as well as outdoor seating and most importantly a menu full of flavour. From Vietnamese spring rolls, roti duck and the spinach wrap sensation, to slow cooked pork belly in a ginger garlic curry sauce, fragrant pineapple chicken curry, crispy duck, lemongrass fish and coriander chicken kebabs. With a welcoming front of house service, a huge number of satisfied diners and delicious food packed with Asian flavours, one visit to The Lemongrass just won’t be enough. The Lemongrass is open for lunch-time service on Wednesday to Sunday from 11:30am until 2:30pm, while dinner is available on Tuesday to Sunday, from 5pm until 9pm. Bookings are encouraged and can be made by calling 544 4838. You’ll find the restaurant at 294 Queen St, Richmond. Business Update. Adv.


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Football referee hangs up his whistle Andrew Board

For almost 40 straight winters Ian Hull has spent his weekends either refereeing football matches around Nelson, or assessing those who do. That run will come to an end this year, with his decision to swap a Nelson winter for a summer in Canada and Europe. But his dedication to the sport earned him a surprise life membership of Nelson Bays Football, last week. Ian began refereeing when he was roped in at the last minute to replace a friend who went down injured. “I arrived here [from the UK] in 1970 and got involved with Nelson City junior football and then started coaching rep teams. But I got involved with this guy Dennis who was a referee and I used to run the line for him. Then one day he rang me up just a little while before

kick-off and said ‘look Ian, I can’t do the game today, I’m injured. Can you do the game?’ That’s how it started.” And it continued for 38 straight winters. Ian says he quickly got his local refereeing badge before working towards his New Zealand badge. He refereed National League games in Nelson and Chatham Cup games. He admits that refereeing isn’t for everyone, but it was something he relished. “You can never force someone into refereeing. You can twist their arm to play a game because they’re in a team, but you can’t force someone to stand by themselves in the middle of the field. For me it was just one of those things, you have to have a hobby or something, and it just fell into place. I just carried on through the ranks.” He says there were times when players crossed the line, but it was a rarity.

“There has only ever been one player who I genuinely felt crossed the line on a regular basis, we didn’t get on. I think it's white line fever. Talk to a guy outside the field of play and he’s the nicest guy, cross that field of play and he changes. But most players realise that referees are doing it on a voluntary basis.” More recently, Ian has stepped off the pitch in his role as referee development officer for Nelson Bays Football. It was a role he enjoyed. “I thoroughly enjoyed the referee development role. My only regret is not geting more young referees into it. It’s probably been the only letdown.” Ian’s involvement in football isn’t over though. He’s already been asked about helping with the national league games when the competition returns to Nelson this summer. Peter Cobbledick has replaced Ian as referee development officer.

Ian Hull was made a life member of Nelson Bays Football last week after almost 40 years as a referee and referee development officer. Photo: Andrew Board.

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WOMEN'S TRIATHLON: Yvonne Shaw of Nelson, and Margaret Oliver of Richmond, begin the McFadden McMeeken Phillips Lawyers Nelson Women’s Triathlon on Sunday. The triathlon, which started at Maitai Valley, was in its 29th edition and saw close to 200 participants, including four teams, run 5km or walk 3km, and cycle 13 km before swimming four lengths of Riverside Pool. The triathlon was started in order to get women competing in a more welcoming environment and it’s an event that anyone can take part in, with runners and walkers ranging from over 70 to intermediate and college age. Amanda Ewings and Claudia Lee say they decided to take part to get a little fitter and this seemed like the perfect first triathlon to compete in. They also say they will be back to try and beat their time. Photo: Jessie Johnston.

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FOOTBALL: The Nelson Bays Football club season kicked off on Saturday, although all junior games were cancelled because of the rain the night before. In the first division, defending champions, Suburbs Seals, were beaten by club-mates Suburbs First XI 4-3. Richmond beat FC Nelson 4-2, Sprig & Fern Tahuna beat Marlborough 3-1 and Wakefield and Nelson College drew 1-1. RUGBY: In the Car Company Nelson Bays division two competition games on Saturday, Stoke beat Marist 23-20, Huia beat Nelson 398, Waimea Old Boys beat Wanderers 14-10, Collingwood beat Riwaka 13-5, Rangers beat Tapawera/Murchison 22-13 and Takaka had the bye. CRICKET: Stoke/Nayland’s Edwards brothers have claimed two of the top individual cricket trophies at the Nelson Cricket Association’s annual awards last week. Ryan Edwards won the Vonda Edwards Trophy as the top run scorer in the senior club competition, while his younger brother Ricky won the Ken Wadsworth wicket-keeping trophy. Stoke/ Nayland bowler Dylan Eginton won the Syd Guppy Cup for taking the most wickets, while the team won the Kirkpatrick Senior Cup as overall team of the year. CYCLING: The Tasman Wheelers are hosting the Tasman 100 from Brightwater this Saturday. Brightwater Hall for entries, 12noon, start 12.30pm to 1.30pm, to Moutere, Edwards, Ngatimoti, Stanley Brook, Tapawera, Spooners, Wakefield, to finish Waimea West Rd.

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The bulk of the 71 teams taking part in the 530km expedition adventure race GODZone Chapter 5 have made their way through St Arnaud and are heading to the Matakitaki River south of Murchison. But the leaders, Yealands Family Wines – which includes Nelson’s Dan Busch – are well ahead of the pack and on their way back towards Golden Bay. Swordfox is in second place and

includes Nelsonians Brent Edwards, Ash Whitehead and Naomi Whitehead, along with Aucklander Stu Lynch. The six-day adventure race started at Kaiteriteri, with a kayak to Rabbit Island before competitors made their way to the Richmond Hills, Aniseed Valley and then down to St Arnaud. Competitors will eventually make their way to Totaranui, via Tapawera, before kayaking back to Kaiteriteri.

Team Cure Kids, featuring former All Black captain Richie McCaw, has been grabbing all the headlines and was in 23rd position at the time of print. In the pursuit section, which is only slightly easier, Nelson’s Team Silky is in the lead, followed by Team Greenhorns, featuring Nelson Weekly’s own Simon Bloomberg. To keep an eye on all the action, or to follow the teams, visit www. godzoneadventure.com

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Tasman swimmers up against country's best Talya Harwood, Thomas Heaton and Caitlin Delany of the Tasman Swimming Club tested themselves against New Zealand’s Olympic swimmers at the 2016 New Zealand Open Swimming Championships last week and came up smiling, with Talya and Thomas narrowly missing out on podium finishes. Talya, 17, competed against Lauren Boyle and made the finals in all three of her

events, improving her personal bests by 9 seconds in the 400m and 800m freestyle and claiming 4th place in the 1500m freestyle. Thomas, who attends Garin College, had two PBs as well, in the 400m and 800m free, and was 4th in the 1500m, just missing 3rd place by 0.05 seconds. Caitlin (Waimea College) had three PBs and three finals, including 5th place in the 50 breast-

stroke. The meet serves as the Olympic trial for New Zealand swimmers, and six swimmers, including Boyle, qualified in eight events. A further trial will be staged in Canada next week for the 13 NZ swimmers who are based in North America. It capped off a good week for Talya. The Waimea College student was named last week to represent New Zealand at the

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RUGBY: Galbraith Nelson wing Kim Bateman breaks a Kahurangi tackle during his sides 2813 loss in the Tasman Trophy senior rugby competition in Motueka on Saturday. Andrew Norton-Taylor and Dylan Turnball were the try scorers for the visitors. In other results, Wakatu Hotel Marist and Freeman Roofing Stoke battled out a 24-all draw while Taylor's Contracting Wanderers hammered Star & Garter Waimea Old Boys 72-0 at Jubilee Park. Photo: Chris Symes/Shuttersport.

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Jason Smith owner/operator

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ph 5468680

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Ph 547 33 66 E: dallas@senlaw.co.nz

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Includes Professional lawn fertilisation and broadleaf weed control.

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Lawn mowing One off/regular Hedges Clean ups Free quotes Winz/pensioner rates Servicing Nelson-Richmond A/h: 547 4839 M: 027 522 5223

marine • Outboard servicing & repairs • All makes and models • Electronics Installation • Trailer Repairs • Sales and service

Dennis Ellmers Certified Technician 105 St Vincent Street Mob: 027 7474 566 Ph/Fax: 03-548 7858 www.theoutboardshop.co.nz

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Phone Scott Stocker 022 130 1092 / 548 5375

Craig: 021 822 235 or 538 0198

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TUESDAY 5 April 2016

Trades&Services painter

painters PAINTER

Stephen Halcrow Painter and decorator

Interior & exterior New homes Wall papering Repaints & renovations Award winners

NEED YOUR ROOF PAINTED? WE CAN DO IT NOW! 10-15 year warranty on external Solargard paint through Wattyl NZ • Domestic • Interior/Exterior • Industrial GREYPOWER & SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNTS

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Small Small • Leaking taps & pipes Services in Nelson, Jobs • KitchensJobs & Richmond & Motueka Welcome bathrooms Welcome • Solar 544 8059 www.tasmanbayplumbing.co.nz • Drainage Kevin Harris Kevin Harris

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021 465 650

1/750 Lower Queen St

Richmond 7081 Ph: 543 8090 Ph: 543 8090

property management

FOR ALL YOUR  Lawn Mowing  Pruning  Garden Maintenance  Inspection Garden

Clean-ups Call us TODAY for a FREE quote Ph 0800 4 546 546 (0800 4 JIMJIM)

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For professional property management services contact the regions most preferred company by far. Nelson 03 546 9290 Richmond 03 544 2900 Blenheim 03 578 0404

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021 081 82 123 Free Quotes & Prompt Service

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House washing Paths, decks, driveways RoofMobile treatments 0220 649 822 (24hr) Ant, spider, for mould, lichen, A/H 547 7856 • 80 Neale Ave, Stoke, Nelson cockroach control moss, algae Gutters cleaned out Chimney cleaning Jeff NeilsoN

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Mobile 0220 649 822 (24hr)

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Mobile 0220 649 822 (24hr)

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A/H 547 7856 • 80 Neale Ave, Stoke, Nelson

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Cell: 0220

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• Building Jobs • Carpet Cleaning • Retaining Walls • Concrete • Section Clean Ups • Gutter Cleaning • Fencing

Painting • Paving • Fencing Trees Removed • Chainsaw Work Decking • Chainsaw Milling Any work considered Mike eManuel

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Phone 03 547 7445 559 Main Rd Stoke

022 066 8981

info@nelsonbaysmaintenance.co.nz

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• Leaks • Repairs Specialising in supply & installation of Solar Systems for: Your solar specialists • Maintenance Your Solar • Grid Tied PV Systems • Off Grid PV Systems • ReRoofs SpecialiStS Clean, green, affordable • Solar Hot Water • New Roofs • Dairy Farms Smart Solutions for Smart People

Chris Inglis 03 5448059 0275485877

Camping and RV Domestic and Commercial 12v Off Grid

1-19 McPherson St Richmond www.nzsolar.co.nz info@nzsolar.co.nz

03 544 8553

• Camping & RV

• Domestic & Commercial

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Ph: 538 0824 Stoke

Proudly supplying Orange Residential Homes roofing requirements for over 10 years

trees

TILING CONTRACTOR • 20+ years experience • Waterproofing certified • No job too big or small • Kitchen & splashbacks • Free quotes • Your satisfaction is our aim

No job too Big or Small...

021 0297 0421

C Brookman Ltd

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A/H 547 7856 • 80 Neale Ave, Stoke, Nelson

Ph 544 9180

Sorting Selling Shifting Saving

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P. 027 224 7826

Mobile 0220 649 822 (24hr)

7 - 8 May Outdoor First Aid

nelson’s Commercial Specialist 0274 755 063 545 6100

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Private Courses Available

10 - 12 June Pre-hospital Emergency Care

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call the solar specialist 129 Pascoe St, Tahunanui

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