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curring “all over the region” for a number of years. Top of the line security cam- Local farmers bring their stock eras have been installed at the to the sales yard on a Tuesday Waimea Sales Yard hoping to night. They drop the animals off before giving put an end to ania stock agent a mal thievery. call saying they While some of are ready to be the thefts have picked up the folgone unreported, lowing morning. they have been There have been occurring during numerous cases the night when reported – the latthe animals were est was when four left unattended at two-tooth ewes the Waimea Sales were slaughtered Yard in Brightwabehind the pig ter. pens. Two-tooth Local stock agent ewes from the Richard Eddingsame farm usually ton hopes the inSteve Smith installs se- fetch $220. frared cameras, curity cameras at the Lambs in small which will be Waimea Sales Yard. numbers have able to spot any movement during the night or also been stolen during the day, will keep the sales yard free night and one reported theft came from a private farm in from rustlers. Richard cited the rising price of Wakefield. “They all add up and lamb and mutton as the main that’s the reason why we’ve got reason behind the thievery but these security cameras. These says the problem has been oc- are top of the line,” says Richard.
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Jared Cummings, 11, had his black BMX bike stolen from Waimea Intermediate School last week. Photo: Phillip Rollo.
When Jared Cummings went to collect his bike after school it was nowhere to be seen. The eleven year old Waimea Intermediate School student thought one of his friends must have been playing a joke. But it wasn’t long before the reality sunk in that it had in fact been stolen from the school grounds during the day. Jared bikes to school every day and because it is one of the “older” bikes in the bike stand, he never locks it up. “I thought it had been moved around at first but then I looked around and I couldn’t find it. So that’s why I told someone coming out doing road patrol,” he says. It is a black BMX bike with orange forks. It has a white seat with black stripes that Jared says should be easy to spot. Jared’s mother Sandra says the bike was “a couple of years” old and was worth around $250. She reported the stolen bike to the Nelson Police. If anyone spots the bike, please call the police. Sandra was hoping the thief would return the bike to the school’s bike stands, which are down the driveway of the school.
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Bell rings for grower The regional leg of the Young Growers Awards was won by Jos Bell of Hoddy’s Orchard, which hosted the event The competition saw nine contestants from Motueka, Riwaka and Waimea Plains face off in as many disciplines, testing a range of skills necessary to be a successful grower. The tests were practical as well as theoretical, from irrigation and fencing to maturity testing, pest and disease and staff human resources. Many local businesses came together to support the event. Last year Kevin Withington, the regional winJos Bell from Hoddy’s Orchard won the regional Young Fruit Grower of ner from Nelson, went on to win the overall tithe Year competition. Photo: Rosie Thomsen. tle. Kevin is also employed by Hoddy’s Orchard.
This is the fourth year the competition has been run and it continues to attract more entrants each year, with contestants saying the acknowledgement gives a real “boost” to their careers as well as the industry. Jos received $1500 and an Energies Fruit Foundation trophy for winning the regional leg, as well as an all expenses paid trip to Hawke’s Bay to see the orchard systems there. He will go on to compete in the national event, held at the Horticulture New Zealand conference in Auckland later this month. “The next step is to go to the national finals, so that’s going to be another step up and another challenge, I’m looking forward to that,” says Jos.
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Teacher finds new challenge Trudie Walter is saying adiós to Garin College. The foundation Spanish teacher is taking up a similar role at an international school in Malaysia following ten and a half years at Garin. Trudie was also head of the language faculty and was employed to establish the subject at the school when it opened. She had the privilege of teaching every single Year 9 student that attended Garin College Garin College foundation teacher Trudie Walter is Trudie’s husband Graeme Sims will moving to Malaysia where she will teach Spanish at also be joining her in Malaysia. Graean international school. Photo: Phillip Rollo. me was another foundation teacher at
Garin but left the role as a mathematics teacher three years ago. The school in Malaysia is brand new, which makes the challenge similar to the couple’s experience when Garin first opened. But with three children, Joseph, Damian and Rebecca, now finished secondary school, the decision was made to venture somewhere new. The school is in mainland-Malaysia, near Singapore. “There will be students from all over the world but the main language will be English,” says Trudie. “We’re not afraid of hard work and we’re excited about that.”
Trudie has always “loved” languages, but was first hooked on Spanish when she attended high school in the United Kingdom. “A lot of it was because of the teacher I had. She was very inspirational and I loved her classes. But I also loved the sound of the language and it’s very easy to learn.” Last year Trudie took a class to Chile, which she labelled as one of the highlights during her ten years, along with the amount of families she has got to know over the years. The Catholic values of the school was the most important aspect, she says.
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Miss Primary Richmond Mall finalist Cheyenne Hill, 5, walks the catwalk during the 2012 Model Search. Photo: Phillip Rollo.
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Students warm to winter swim Close to 50 Waimea College students braved nine degree waters for the annual mid-winter swim on Thursday. Because the Waimea College Pool is not in use during the winter months, it is not heated either. So instead of its usual 20 plus temperatures, the pool was a very mild nine degrees. But that didn’t stop a strong number of students make a splash in the last week of term. All students had to swim at least one width of the pool to obtain
house points. Only one student swam more than one width as the rest raced straight into the hot showers. Acting deputy principal Gus Shirley was impressed with the turnout, considering how cold the air temperature was. “I was surprised that there was around 50 people,” he says. “Nine degrees is pretty cold. I’m not sure what it was like last year but nine or ten degrees is about the pool’s normal temperature throughout the winter.”
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Waimea College students Savanak Tapiki, Jacob King, Emma Lineham, Bridget Field, Helena Roughton and Ashleigh Harris dive into the mid-winter swim held at the college last week. Photo: Phillip Rollo.
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Garin College student Olivia Nott models one of the dresses made from recycled materials at the school’s Mahi Toi concernt. Photo: Phillip Rollo.
The top musical, cultural, artistic and theatrical students at Garin College took to the stage to celebrate Mahi Toi. Last month students took two days away from their regular classroom routines to make cupcakes, write songs, perform poetry and create wearable dresses out of recycled curtains and other reusable materials as part of the Mahi Toi Festival. Thursday night showcased the top students’ efforts as well as giving parents and friends of the school a chance to witness what the students had completed. Other cultural performances from the first half of the year were also highlighted including the winning Stage Challenge performance and competitors from the recent O’Shea Shield competition and entrants from Smokefreerockquest. The evening was hosted by head arts students Georgia Nott and Isaac Thomas and held at the Hope Community Church. Event organiser and head of music Kyle Proffit says the concert grows every year and was particularly impressed by the amount of younger entrants for 2012. “I think the amount of junior students on show this year displays how things are going,” he says. “We have a lot of young talent coming into the school and they’re being inspired by the older kids. It’s great to see them involved in the showcase concerts.”
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Margaret Westley, Bev Stratford and Eileen Wilkin on Wednesday. The biggest party in town had a distinct Scottish flavour to it on Saturday night as Stan and Hazel Welch celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Friends and family were dressed in tartan and other Scottish outfits. Do you have a party or event coming up? Email our photographer at editorial@ waimeaweekly.co.nz or call us on 544 9037 today.
Hazel Sanders and Ian Kennington on Saturday night.
Richard Ewbank and Rachel Boon on Saturday night.
Chris, Niki, Callum and Harrison Saunders at Stan and Hazel’s party.
Logan Rose, Don Smith and Ashley Field at the Heads Up Global Picnic.
Hazel and Stan Welch celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday night.
Lois Burland, Nancy Cowan, Barbara Trotter, TeAroha Rigby and Judith Palliser on the weekend.
Brian Muddiman, Nancy Nyberg, Christine Evans and Derek Evans at Stan and Hazel’s wedding anniversary.
THE GRAPE ESCAPE CAFÉ Nestled in a beautiful country garden, The Grape Escape Café & Bar provides a relaxing setting for Lunch, Brunch or Afternoon Tea. With hassle free onsite parking, minutes from Nelson and Richmond, great cuisine and neighbours within the complex offering distinctly Nelson shopping. John Appelman has been setting the standard for the last fifteen years with out-catering weddings and corporate functions and continues to do so.
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Wedding show nears Wedding fever is hitting the region with the countdown to the Bride of the Year show now into the final fortnight. The show is a fundraiser for the Nelson Regional Hospice Trust and it got an early start this year with supporter Paula Holder, of Paula’s Preschool, dressing as a bride and selling raffle tickets at the Saturday market. Organiser Heather Harley, says it was fantastic to have Paula working the market and helping raise awareness about the show. The Bride of the Year Show is being held at the Hope Commu-
nity Church on Saturday July 14 from 7.45pm and Heather says she is still accepting last minute brides who would like to get that dress back on for one more public showing. It is open for all brides married from June 16 2011 until the same date this year. The show will feature the judging for the bride of the year competition, giveaways, a variety concert, dancing exhibition and a fantastic silent auction. For more details or to enter email heather.harley@xtra. co.nz.
Di Remington and Averill Moore paint for the upcoming exhibition run by the Tasman Visual Arts Group. Photo: Rosie Thomsen.
Art group to host exhibition
Paula Holder, of Paula’s Preschool, sold raffle tickets at the Saturday market dressed as a bride. Photo: Rosie Thomsen.
Next Wednesday and Thursday the Tasman Visual Arts Group will be hosting an exhibition of their works in the Richmond Town Hall. The group involves artists of all levels, with portraits, landscape, modern art, and subject matter from scenery to animals and more. Other works include mosaics and photography as well as dogs made of driftwood and den-
im cloth, offering a varied display, with all items up for sale. Around 30 artists have been involved with creating works for the exhibition. The Tasman Visual Arts Group have been working steadily on works for the exhibition, which they host twice yearly in summer and winter. The group has been running for around a decade. The members get together each week for plein
air painting, with the third week of each month devoted to creative art in the Brightwater Hall. They are always looking for new members, so to join get in touch with Jean Wells on 544 3971. The exhibition is to promote art. “That’s what it’s all about,” says Jean. A gold coin donation is asked for on entry, with free tea and coffee available as you browse.
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In this article I am going to take re-routed, tracks taken in another leave from writing about Rich- direction all together. The Tasman mond’s history and highlight the District Council have played a part efforts of two groups of volunteers in having their contractors move who so admirably give of their in and provide more substantial time to ensure a part of the dis- plant to that of grubbers, shovels, trict’s environment is preserved and chainsaws and the like, that the maintained, so as to be enjoyed by volunteers only have as their tools the community in general. This of of trade. course can be seen as part of our For those folk that may frequently history nonetheless. walk the tracks you will have seen The Richmond footthe extent of the damage hills and walkways of and I am sure will marrecent times have been vel at the work put in by deluged by inclement the volunteers as soon as weather. First it was the possible after this disasheavy rainfall back in ters so as to ensure the December 2011. The rain possibility for the public did major damage and still to be able to carry caused flooding throughout their walks. out the region and many I have frequently had the Peter Kearns. opportunity to see and slips and landslides. More recently in early discuss with some of the June of this year excessive hurri- volunteers the physical commitcane proportion winds followed ment they put their bodies to shiftby rain added to the decimation. ing around rocks and tree stumps Devastation to the tracks and in the creek and off the slopes. streams, especially the Jimmy Lee These tasks see the guys likely Creek area, have been immense. moving weights greater by twice Land slip, creek blockages from their own body weights. Now fallen trees and debris in general, that’s commitment and worthy has been of mammoth propor- of the accolade heard on TVNZ’s tions undoing all the back break- “good sort of the week”. ing work by these volunteers. Well done you volunteers we comUndeterred however these cheer- pliment and admire your efforts, ful folk have got back on track, so as to ensure the community at as it were, and have shaped some large can continue to enjoy these semblance of order back in to the wonderful bush areas along the walkways. Some areas had to be Richmond Foothills.
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Salisbury School student Skaii Simon-Rule performs during last week’s Rhythm of Life performance. Photo: Phillip Rollo.
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A packed house witnessed Salisbury School’s Rhythm of Life Show last week with all of the funds raised going to the St John Ambulance. Around 135 people packed into the school’s hall. The students had been practicing for weeks leading up to the end of term but decided to use the show to thank supporters as the school faces an uncertain future. More than $230 was raised on the night.
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Come and have fun with our real snow at Fashion Island! It truly looks like a winter wonderland outside Lush and Living and Giving. Bring the kids and put on the gloves, scarves and warm jackets and come and build snowmen, make snow angels, or just throw it around. We have real snow thanks to the great guys at Talleys and Glen James Jewelers for the snow makers. Our winter wonderland school holiday promotion also gives you the chance to win double passes to Rainbow or Cardrona near Queenstown. Just spend $30 in any of our shops and you will go into the draw to win. This is the perfect time to grab some warm winter jackets and merinos from the stores here at the centre. Also on offer during the month of July is a fashion wardrobe stylist who is here Wednesdays and Fridays between 1pm and 4pm. Meet Christchurch based “wardrobe angel” Jackie Sheehan who will be in Merric, with Kathleen and the team. Take advantage of some Fashion fabulousness and either pop into the store or book in for an ‘at home wardrobe audit’ for a fun with fashion evening from the comfort of your own home. Have a fabulous week and I look forward to meeting you here at Fashion Island.
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I was mildly amused the other day. I’d succumbed to a respiratory infection which was in no hurry to shove off. I felt at times like I had been run over by the All Black forward pack. Plans for a weekend family catch-up in Christchurch had to be abandoned. But would you believe, my non-appearance evoked laughter and the suggestion to my wife that I was suffering from “man flu.” I didn’t take it seriously of course; it was part of the friendly banter which goes on between the sexes when blokes need to take time out due to illness. No offence was intended, nor taken. However not all words we have directed at us can so easily be laughed off. I can imagine the Anglican Bishop of Christchurch being less than amused by words expressed about her by the Wizard of that city in a advertising campaign in support of Paul Tregurtha, retaining the cathedral. Waimea MethHe said, “She is seriously odist Parish. cracked, and I see no evidence that she can be made safe. Even if that were possible, there would be no point restoring her as she is as dull and bland as her beloved cardboard cathedral”. The Advertising Standards Authority received three complaints over the ad. However they were dismissed. The Standards Authority said the advertisement was simply a “dark play on words,” and that it was opinion not fact. Does this mean it is now open season for publically taking the mickey in the name of freedom of speech?
Each week photos from the museum’s “glass plate” collection will run in the Waimea Weekly to try to find out more about them. Right: Miss Blackmore. Nelson Provincial Museum, Davis and Nairn Collection: 6630. Below: Unknown group outside unidentified building. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection, F N Jones Collection 310053. Can you tell us more? Email details you have to: email@example.com.
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Scissor Art is opening on Saturdays! Your lifestyle is changing and the Brightwater salon is changing with you. Now it’s even easier to arrange a hair appointment without having to make time in your busy week schedule or getting into town on the weekend. This weekend will mark the first Saturday the salon will be open from 9am, and to celebrate, customers have the chance to get a free gift pack. Spot prizes will also be available, with a free cut and colour up for grabs, as well as beauty services and product prizes. Scissor Art have recently added Keune to their high quality selection of product ranges. Keune is a European colour which is low in ammonia and has no PPD, which is often the cause of irritation, which means Keune is great for those with sensitive skin as it has lower reactions. Their So Pure range is paraben and sulphate free, and use certified organic components. All
product ranges used at the salon are high quality without compromising affordability. Cut and colour, wedding or occasion hairstyles, a makeover, whatever your hair and beauty needs, the girls at Scissor Art can take care of you. Coming soon are style workshops so you can achieve a salon look from your own home. Sharon has run the salon for seven years and leads an experienced team, with senior stylists Anne and Bidi as well as Jess, who has just completed an apprenticeship to gain the same qualification. Corrina is the resident beautician, performing massages, facials, epilation hair removal and waxing, with a full range of beauty services available. The Brightwater salon at 56 Ellis St offers high quality hairdressing and beautician services with local convenience, now open Saturday mornings. Business Update. Adv.
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WAKEFIELD BUTCHERY Jared, Ivan, Jaime, Arron, and Dylan have been selected to represent Wakefield School in the Inter Regional Cross Country competitions in Wellington. Wakefield Community Council Report You will not want to miss the next meeting on July 10. We will be discussing issues surrounding a strategic plan for Wakefield from TDC. Thus we will look at the current zoning, discuss the upcoming flood study, and population expectations. Topics to discuss will include: infrastructure, roading access, halls, industrial zones, population growth, employment, school bus locations, the cycleway etc. It should be a very interesting meeting! Last meeting heard from Shelagh Noble from TDC to introduce the strategic review. This is your opportunity to have your input into the future of Wakefield. We encourage you to attend and be involved. At our last meeting we also discussed signage in the village, Domain board meeting frequency and Edward Street Safety issues. Do come along to our next meeting on July 10 at 7.30pm the Worship Centre. Rev.d Allan Wasley, Chairperson
Live Well Stay Well Group “Live well stay well” meets at the Wakefield Village Hall fortnightly on a Tuesday from 9.45-11am. Specially arranged for the over 50’s but anyone is welcome to attend. The cost is $2 to cover hall hire. July 10 - “Arty things to do with fabric” with Fay Wulf from Community Art Centre. July 24 - “Citizens advice and what it can offer you” with Heather Thomas, educator. August 7 - “More Cheesemaking” with Alison White. August 21 - Peter Riley from the Community Law Service will speak. At the conclusion of ‘Live Well Stay Well’ from 11am to 12 noon we invite you to join our walking group which will discover all the available walking trails within Wakefield. You are welcome to join us for either activity. Any enquires welcome. Please contact Margaret 541 9693 or Yvonne 542 2235
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St Johns Community Events Boot Sale Many gather together on the second Saturday of each month to chat, to buy and sell and to munch on a sausage. See you there on Saturday 15 July from 8.30am to noon. Youth Group They meet 6.30pm every Friday night, after the holidays. Outreach Lunch These are a great outing for those who value meeting up with others over a great feed. The next lunch will be at midday on Thursday, 19 July. Wakefield Village Boot Sale We are celebrating the Eighth year of the Bootsale in Wakefield on Saturday 14 July. Make sure you come along and help make it a day to remember. We start at 9am and go through until noon with free soup, new stall holders every time and lots of good cheer. Come one, come all. Plants, precious treasures galore. Sites available, ring Jean 541 8154.We want to thank you all for your support. Great Taste Trail Bridge Opening Sunday 8 July, 1pm will see the official opening of the Brightwater Cycle Bridge at the Two Rivers Walkway. The official opening will be followed by lunch, entertainment, stalls, bouncy castles and lots to see and do at the Brightwater Domain. Ride the trail and join in the fun. For more information, contact Lorna Kerr 542 3737, Dorothy Rogers 542 3291 or Debbie de Joux 542 4452. Wakefield Scout Group Last weekend (23-24 June), six leaders from the Wakefield Scout Group attended training with other Scouting leaders throughout the Nelson, Blenheim and West Coast areas. It was held at the Richmond Scout Hall at the A&P Show grounds. Those who attended were Nick Law, Angela Burke, Sheryl Guyton, Debi B ongers, Carena S c o t t and John Amosa.
Wakefield Playcentre recently enjoyed a day at Rabbit Island. Alex and Ben are pictured with the mobiles they crafted from driftwood and shells collected from the beach. â€œWe were fortunate to have some Regional personnel come to Nelson from up north to take the training. It was organised by our Zone Leaders, Mike and Bridget Smith who did a fantastic job of coordinating the eventâ€?. Attending training courses gives leaders the opportunities to expand their knowledge, network with leaders from other groups or zones and gain more ideas and experiences to take back to the youth. All leaders from Wakefield finished the weekend with not only new ideas but also a new level of enthusiasm for subtle changes they now wish to make to improve the running of the group. It was also good to see one of our new leaders being invested on the Sunday, making her role more official. Our Scout group is currently looking for new leaders in all sections to lessen the load of those who are there, so if you are interested, please contact Nick Law on 541 9190 for more details. All training is provided. Wakefield Craft Group Come and join the ladies craft group, Wednesday mornings in the Village Hall supper room. 9.15am till 12pm. Bring any projectsewing, knitting, crochet, scrapbooking etc and join us for
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Wakefield Playcentre have been lucky enough to enjoy visits to local businesses in our community. Their Friday session group are pictured at Reid Helicopters, Nelson. coffee and company. $3.00 per morning. Phone Judy on 541 8342
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Wakefield Playcentre With all this rainy weather the children have been busy indoors playing with the dress-ups, making puppets, enjoying their music sessions with Paul from the Methodist Church and doing some baking. We also have had two trips away this month which aim to incorporate family and the community as part of the Early Childhood curriculum – Te Whariki. Our first • GST • Tax Returns trip was to the Spring • Payroll • Bookkeeping Grove Garage • Cashflow Forecasting where the children • Management Reporting got to watch a car on • Rental Statements • Farm Acounts a hoist and see what • Accounting Software the inner workings of a car looks like. SONIA EMERSON Our second trip was CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT to Reid Helicopters Nelson. It was great for the kids to see FOR ALL YOUR ACCOUNTING AND TAX NEEDS where the helicopters are based that they P. 03 541 9005 M. 021 221 1009 see flying around the E. email@example.com community. They es-
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and with minimum stoppages so that you get the most from your day at the mountain. It’s even easier to spend the day on the slopes this winter, with a new Rainbow Shuttle service running through Nelson, Stoke, Richmond and St Arnaud every day the ski fields are open this winter. A ticket will only cost you $45, $30 for children. Timetables are available online, where you can also book your ticket. The bus provides a great transport option, as all cars and buses need to carry chains fitted to the vehicle to gain access from the bottom car park, no matter the weather conditions, in case they are needed. Shuttle bus services run from the bottom car park, or chains can be hired, with providers listed on the Rainbow website. Family Day Passes have been added to the pass options this year after proving a popular request. Two adults and two or
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and treats, as well as hot and cold drinks. It’s a great way to take a break from tearing up the snow and warm your hands over a coffee and snack. Rental gear is available, as well as repairs and maintenance services for snow equipment. Ski and board schools offer lessons for all stages of ability, and there are snow making facilities. This year the team welcomes Charley Stocker to the team of qualified instructors. With 25 years teaching experience, he will be running the Rainbow Development Programme for budding skiers and boarders, kicking off on July 22. Rainbow offers group lessons,
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novice to expert. If you sign up for a group lesson you will be assessed for current ability and then assigned to an instructor with other skiers/ riders of similar ability for your lesson. Private lessons offer the opportunity for either one-on-one coaching, or a group lesson with just your family or friends, and coaching specific to your individual needs. Rainbow's coaching programmes offer promising young skiers and snowboarders the opportunity to develop their competitive skills over the season. This year’s season has kicked off to a great start with the support and efforts of the numerous sponsors, who have been involved with getting things up and running for the year, and have helped improve the ski fields and facilities. Visit the website, now available on smartphones, so you can check up on the latest weather reports, webcams as well as road and lift statuses and much more, so you can plan your snow trip. www.skirainbow.co.nz
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SPACE is looking for babies aged 0-3months to join our Richmond programmes. SPACE is for first time parents & their babies - weekly sessions incl. opportunities to meet other parents, discussions on child development & parenting, music & activities. Contact Marie Lenihan 03 545 2017 or firstname.lastname@example.org Book Fair: Holy Trinity Church, 27 Dorset Street, Sat 7 July, 10 to 1. Free magazines sewing & knitting patterns, bargain books and jigsaws. Morning tea & lunch too! FREE Part–Time Community Programmes-Computing Basics, 2 week day-time to get to know your computer. Mon-Thurs 9.15am – 2.15pm. Also Certificate in Computing-Get the basics with an 18 week daytime programme & learn to do word processing, emails, spreadsheets & Photoshop. Tues & Wed 9.15am – 1.15pm. Also Certificate in Money Management-Get money smart 20 week programme. Learn how to stretch your $$ & build an investment portfolio. Wed 6pm-9pm. Call Pip or Courtney 547 6138 or visit us at www.barbicantc.com New Zealand sign Language classes level 1a. Thursdays 9.30-11.30, 8 classes 19 July to 6 Sept. Hearing House, 354 Trafalgar Sq Nelson. Ph Cathy 5457509 or nelsonnzsl@gmail. com Forest & Bird - Fri 6 July The Kea Conservation Trust updates on the happenings of keas especially in Kahurangi & Nelson Lakes & how you can help. Also Wed 11 July Andrew Fenemore of Landcare explains the science of Integrated Catchment Management drawing on experiences with Quechua communities in Ecuador and Motueka! Both events at Tahunanui School, Muritai St, 7.30pm. Bridge Lessons start in July, Monday evenings or Tuesday afternoons. All enquires to Shirley - 544 6734. Richmond Bridge Club, 348 Lower Queen St. Art Exhibition, Tasman Visual Arts Grp, Richmond Town Hall, Cambridge St, July 7 – 8, 10am to 4 pm. Gold Coin Entry. International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (Top of the South) - 7-30 pm, 30 June, Invites you to Israel’s Ambassador to NZ, Mr Shemi Tzur speaking on “Israel Today”. Richmond Community Church, Warring Car park entrance, behind No 1 Shoes. Call Phil Did-dell Ph: 544-6495. Mountain Safety Council Nelson 11/12 Programme - *Outdoor First Aid Revalidation 18 Aug, $90. *Intermediate Alpine, 25/26 Aug, $175. Info - www.mountainsafety.org.nz/ training & select Nelson or call 547 2426. REGULAR EVENTS Aqua-aerobics at Ngawhatu Pool come along on Wednesdays 3-4pm and/or Fridays 1.30-2.30, cost $6. Relaxed and friendly classes for aged 18-80. Call Margaret ph 547 4059 or 027 3713344. Koru Christian singles group Meet monthly for friendship & fellowship ages 25 & events email korusingles@
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Nelson likely to score top football
Nelson is on track to have its bid for national league football granted. Two representatives from New Zealand Football were in town on Friday, looking over facilities and meeting with members of the consortium that has put the bid together. Final word should come within a fortnight and if granted means Nelson could be playing in the 2012/13 season of an expanded
ASB Premiership this coming summer. It is understood several top New Zealand coaches are in discussions with the consortium about the new team. News of the bid was first reported by Waimea Weekly in March. Head of the bid, Aldo Miccio, would not confirm the visit by the NZ Football representatives but says he is positive about the feedback he was getting from the sport’s national body. “We are very positive, we’ve had very good
discussions with them and they are impressed with what we have done and what we propose to do.” Concern around funding still exists in the wider football community but Aldo says the Top of the South group has already half of the sponsorship target pledged, without applying for gaming machine money or funds from current supporters of Nelson club sides. If granted a licence to play in the ASB Premiership, the Nelson senior team and un-
der 20 team would play its home games at Trafalgar Park and give more profile to the region, says Aldo. “At the moment we have two national sports teams, the Tasman Makos and the Nelson Giants, a third would put us on the national stage again and will also give our kids the opportunity to play at the highest level here in their home town.” The ASB Premiership is currently an eight team league with the South Island only represented by Canterbury and Otago.
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Wanderers ready for promotion
Courtney Clarke shoots during Saturday’s win. Photo: Phillip Rollo.
Wanderers Taylors A’s 35–32 win over Rival Cougars all but guarantees them a place in the Premier grade for the Championship Round. Wanderers lead the Grade 1 competition on 16 points and a solitary point from the final game of the round to be played on 14 July will see them return to the elite grade. Wanderers were outclassed in Premier in the Preliminary Round however according to coach, Jared Lock they are developing nicely and his team have been boosted by the four wins. They are well and truly ready for the step up to Premier and are excited by the prospect. Each one of the Wanderers roster have good individual skills however their strength is that they are beginning to gel as a team. Jared said no one player “owns their bib” and everyone is pushing for their position and there is great competition for the start-
ing lineup. Wanderers began strongly and had their noses in front at the first break, however they fell off the pace in the second and third quarters while Rival Cougars moved up a gear to take the lead with ten minutes to play. Some stern words and a “bit of a rev up” from the coaching staff was enough for Wanderers to lift the bar to take the win. Once Wanderers got on a roll, their confidence lifted, they let the ball go and there was superb flow through court. There is versatility within their ranks and there are a number of options available depending on their opposition. The mid court was shuffled on Saturday and it immediately played dividends – Fern Hoskin moved to centre, and Ashleigh McLean to wing defence and along with wing attack Daina
Crosbie the combination proved to be a formidable one. Goal defence, Alina Bleaken had her best game of the season and had a useful understanding with keeper, Kiriana Davis to apply pressure to Rival’s shooters. Courtney Clark was the dominant shooter while goal attack, Mackenzie Archibald was smart with the off load with Courtney having great body position to gather in the rebound. Rival mentor, Dianne Whittle was happy with her girls – they fought hard and there were a couple of lucky turnovers late in the game that went Wanderers way. Goal keep, Anna Allen came in for special praise – she just “kept going and going” while Dana Weir had a useful contribution at wing defence. Goal shoot, Kelly Jenkins was as solid as a rock with Sophie Adams playing a nice but unassuming game at wing attack.
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Jase Kaisia scores the first try for Wanderers Wolves during Saturday’s 52-12 loss to the Richmond Rabbits. Photo: Phillip Rollo.
Wolves head into ‘must win’ territory Ben Cooper A win for the Tahunanui Tigers has given Malbas Bar Wanderers Wolves a lifeline despite losing 68-12 on the weekend. The 68-12 loss to Stables Richmond Rabbits was a disappointing result for the Wolves side who had been improving with each game and it looked like its season was essentially over with the Wairau Taniwha leading the Tahuna Tigers 20-6 at half time. However the
Tigers staged a comeback in the second half to win 30-28 and gift the Wolves another life. The games this weekend will determine the semi finalists, with the loser of the Wolves/Taniwha game to bow out, the winner going on to play the winner of the Rabbits/Cobras game for a spot in the final while Tahuna get a well deserved week off before their playoff game. Jace Kaisia and James Scoltock scored the Wolves’ two tries.
Taylor’s Contracting Wanderers secured wins Wanderers’ division two started their run in division two and three this week. However of four home games with a hard fought 21a 56-3 loss to Galbraith Group Nelson in divi- 10 victory over a typically spirited Huia side. sion one makes this weekend’s local derby even After an even first half and with the scores locked at 10-all, Wanmore important. Wanderers’ division derers utilised its depth three side had another off the bench and started solid win the weekend to show more patience defeating the Stoke Reds and control in the sec46–12 in Brightwater to ond half. Fullback Daniel Cooper remain top of the table. again proved he is a caStarting strongly, Wanpable point scorer, only derers ran in five tries missing one attempt in the first half to lead with the boot. 34-0 at the break and Strong games were put all but seal victory. The in from Pete Miles and forwards laid a good Jayden Roske and anplatform which gave the backs some good front Darren Mongan sprints past the op- other tireless perforfoot ball, of which they position defence in Saturday’s 46-12 mance from open side flanker Matt Keeble. made the most of their win. Photo: Phillip Rollo. Wanderers look forward to the next three opportunities. Loose forwards Marty Walsh and James weeks of home games as they head towards Spencer had strong games, while first five the business end of the season. Taylor’s Contracting Wanderers’ first seaManoli Aerakis controlled play well. The side’s next game is away to Tapawera. son back in the top flight of Nelson rugby It is the last game of the round robin before could come to a crashing end if it can’t creep semi-finals commence. Wanderers remain past rivals Waimea Old Boys at Jubilee Park this Saturday at 3pm. on track for a home playoff.
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just two weeks before semi finals start. Galbraith and the main event. Bottom of the table Marist Group Nelson collected the top spot weeks ago defaulted in the division two match, while but all other spots in the standings remain un- Waimea Old Boys Women will head straight decided with every team except Riwaka math- into the grand final in two weeks time after Huia ematically able to secure a playoff spot. Wander- defaulted from the first semi-final. The match ers taught Waimea a lesson in round one and against Wanderers kicks off at 3pm. now it’s time for pay back. Hynds Pipes is sponsorStar centre James Lowe ing the Club Day while has come on leaps and Westmeat is providing bounds in 2012, while meat for a post-match the super boot of first dinner. Antoni Neal’s five Josh Rutledge has Dog on the Bonnet will been the difference on entertain the packed cluthe score sheet in recent brooms throughout the outings. Tasman Makos evening. locks Tevita Cabuvati and Waimea Old Boys Riki Hoeata, along with wouldn’t be able to run Sam Prattley, Ben Eder its club with teams withand Dan Hytongue, give out the generous sponthe forward pack plenty sorship of so many local of grunt. Kaide Whiting businesses. Club presireturned from injury last dent Duane Whiting says week to score the match the club is “very appreciwinning try and will look ative” of this vital finanto utilise his sniping runs cial support and work from halfback this weekhard to maximise the end. returns for investors and Historically, Waimea was particularly thankTom Cross has become a regular fixture Old Boys Club Day feaful to Star & Garter who for the division side since returning to tures the entire selection came on as the club’s marugby, following a work-related accident. of teams under the WOB jor sponsor for the 2012 banner. But due to two defaulted games, the di- season. “To this end we publicise, promote and vision one match will be the matinee, the encore patronise our sponsors at every opportunity and
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Kaide Whiting scores his second try to give Waimea Old Boys the lead during Saturday’s clash with Riwaka.
Waimea remain in playoff hunt Scott “Macka” McKenzie Two second half tries to Kaide Whiting has kept Waimea Old Boys’ playoff hopes alive. Star & Garter Waimea Old Boys took 76 minutes to make its way past a resilient ENZA Riwaka side in a must-win fixture on Saturday. The wins sees Waimea Old Boys claim a valuable four points in the
tightly contested Car Company division one competition. The way Waimea started the match you would have thought it was going to be smooth sailing with a try to new Tasman Mako James Lowe after just five minutes of play. But that was about all the action the visitors got in the first half as Waimea held a
10- 6 lead at the break. The second half saw Riwaka take the lead 12-10 after a couple of penalties, only for Josh Rutledge to take it back 13-12 in Waimea’s favour. Kaide Whiting brushed off what was expected to be a season ending ankle injury to dot down for the side’s second try. This gave Waimea all the momentum in
the second spell, forcing uncharacteristic errors into Riwaka’s play. Patrick Pye’s super human strength in the 76th minute caused a tight head on Riwaka’s 22 meter line for Kaide to score his second try of the match and to give Waimea a very important win. Waimea face old foes Taylor’s Contracting Wanderers at Jubilee Park this Saturday.
fullback made a great line break to score under the posts to put them out to a 10-0 lead. Waimea kicked into gear with some structure and great team play to see outstanding blindside flanker Charna Thompson score Waimea’s first try of the match. It was converted by Penny Stickney. Waimea’s forwards made their physical presence well known even against a bigger
Marist pack. Winger Sarah George made a great run showing her pace to score in the corner putting Waimea ahead 14-10 at the break. Loose forward Amanda Sim dotted over the line seven minutes into the half to stretch the lead even further. A tighthead at scrum time saw a great move by Amanda and halfback Tarsh Kara result in a try to Aleisha Hart.
Waimea’s loose forwards were having a field day and when Kelly Stanford won a great line out ball from a well placed kick by Penny, Charna cross the line again. The home side was not done yet and captain Nikita Lunjevich scored the final try of the match to seal the win for Waimea Waimea will host the final in two week’s time against the winner of this weekend’s semi between Stoke and Marist.
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WEDNESDAY 4 July 2012
Paintballers take aim Waimea College will look to defend the Paintball Nelson Appleby School Cup this Friday when the team of seven goes up against Nayland College, Nelson College and Motueka High School. It is the second year the competition is held but due to its success last time round, the format will remain the same. Teams compete
in various scenarios and games that often include the rule of “if you’re hit you’re out,” says organiser Wayne Stockdale. The majority of the teams include paintball club members, however the Motueka side is made up of part-time players. The action begins in Appleby at around 11am.
Rugby World Cup winning All Blacks coach Sir Graham Henry paid the Waimea College first XV a visit last Wednesday to pass on some of his wisdom. He is pictured here with captain Tim Coman. Photo: Rosie Thomsen.
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Jordan Marshall is one of the Waimea College paintball players looking to defend the team’s title this Friday. Photo: Phillip Rollo.
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Thursday Night Church 7.00pm Richmond Church of Christ Corner Croucher & Darcy St’s Richmond
Waimea Methodist Parish
SUNDAY SERVICES Richmond 9.30am 4 Wensley Rd (opp TDC) Cup of tea to follow Wakefield 11am Service 1st & 3rd Sundays
Cnr Edward/Arrow Sts Sunday School age children catered for at both services Enquiries ph 544-8394
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Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Parish, Richmond
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By placing your advertisement to be run you agree with the terms and conditions of the Waimea Weekly. Namely, payment by the 20th of the following month, or in the event of non payment, the recovery of any debt and its costs will be on charged to the customer. This includes all costs and commissions paid to a debt recovery service. Should you require any further information please phone the newspaper on 544 9037.
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Meeting Sunday 10.30am
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Weekend Mass Times
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Saturday Vigil 6.30pm Richmond Church 35 William Street Sunday 8.00am St Joseph’s Pitfire Road, Wakefield 9.30am Richmond Church
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10.00am Worship Celebration Warring Carpark (Behind No.1 Shoes) 243 Queen St
WEDNESDAY 4 July 2012
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Newslineupdate K e e p i n g yo u i n fo r m e d a b o u t n e ws a n d e ve nt s i n Ta s m a n D i s t r i c t
Notification of the Proposed Regional Pest Management Strategy for Tasman-Nelson 2012 – 2017 for public submission
Waimea College information evening
In accordance with the provisions of the s78 of the Biosecurity Act 1993, Tasman District Council and Nelson City Council are publicly notifying the Proposed Tasman-Nelson Regional Pest Management Strategy 2012 – 2017 for public submission. The new Strategy may be inspected at any of the following locations at any time that these places are open to the public: • The Tasman District Council Office, 189 Queen St, Richmond • The Nelson City Council Office, 110 Trafalgar St, Nelson • The Murchison Service Centre and Public Library, 92 Fairfax St, Murchison • The Motueka Service Centre, 7 Hickmott Place, Motueka • The Takaka Service Centre, 78 Commercial St, Takaka • The Richmond Public Library, 280 Queen St, Richmond • The Motueka Public Library, 12 Pah St, Motueka • The Takaka Memorial Library, 63 Commercial St, Takaka • The Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax St, Nelson • The Nightingale Library Memorial 2 Beach Rd, Tahunanui • The Stoke Library, 35 Putaitai St (cnr Putaitai and Neale Ave), Stoke Alternatively, the new Strategy can be viewed on, and downloaded from the Councils websites at www.tasman.govt.nz and www.nelsoncitycouncil.govt.nz It is also available as a free CD on request from any of these locations. Copies of the document can be purchased for $25. Submissions can be made by writing to Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, Richmond, or by submitting online at www.tasman.govt.nz/link/proposed-rpms Submissions close at 12 noon on 31 July 2012. Submissions should clearly state the aspects of the Proposed Strategy that they support and the reasons for this, the aspects that they oppose and the reasons for this, and alternatives that they recommend. The provisions of the existing Strategy will continue to apply until the review process is completed. Dennis Bush-King Environment and Planning Manager
Waimea College Information Evening for Parents of Students Entering Year 9 in 2013, An information evening will be held on Tuesday 17 July 2012 at 7.00 pm in the Waimea College Hall. This is an opportunity for parents to hear how our school is organised, our support systems and expectations and to meet in small groups in a question/answer session.
Notice of meeting – Richmond Residents Association Tuesday 24 July 2012, 7.30pm, Richmond Recreation Centre/Richmond Town Hall (Small Meeting Room).
Notice of annual general meeting Mapua and Districts Community Association Monday 13 August 2012 at 7.00 pm – Mapua Community Hall (supper room). Following the agm, a public forum will be held as part of a general meeting of the association – everyone welcome!
18 and 19 August 2012 Standholder packs available NOW Email Ecofest@xtra.co.nz for information or call Jo on Ph. 03 5433 663
Motueka Aerodrome Management and Development Plans The Council has prepared a management plan and a development plan for Motueka Aerodrome and is now inviting the community to comment on those plans. The plans are available on the Council website www.tasman.govt.nz/policy/public-consultation Copies are also available from Council offices and Libraries at Motueka and Richmond. The purposes of the plans are to coordinate the aerodromes use, operations, maintenance and developments safely, efficiently and in cooperation with the aerodrome operators. The management plan addresses issues such as permitted and discretionary uses of the aerodrome, management objectives, conditions for the operation of businesses, environmental as well as health and safety issues. The development plan sets out the parameters of acceptable growth for the aerodrome including the provision of proposed development areas including criteria for any future buildings etc. There will not be a hearing to consider submissions. Once the Council has considered written submissions, the plans will be finalised and placed on the Council website. This process should be completed by the end of August 2012. Submissions to these plans will be received up until 4.00 pm Friday 13 July 2012, and should be addressed to: Submission on Motueka Aerodrome Management and Development Plans Tasman District Council Private bag 4 Richmond 7050 Or may be emailed to email@example.com Submission forms may be downloaded from the Council website or may be obtained from the Council offices or Libraries at Richmond or Motueka. These plans do not cover activities outside the envelope of the aerodrome. While an increase or decrease in future activity at the aerodrome may impact on the numbers and frequency of aircraft using the airspace in and around the aerodrome, the use of the airspace is not addressed in these plans as the Council in its role as owner and operator of the aerodrome does not control airspace. Submissions should focus on the information provided (or not provided) in the plans and while consequential matters may be considered by the Council when reviewing submissions, issues such as flight paths, flying areas or pilot behaviour, where the Council does not have control, are unlikely to be considered.
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