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Tasman set for $400m injection Andrew Board The Nelson-Tasman district is poised for an investment injection unlike anything it has ever seen and on a scale that will see the region’s growth skyrocket, says a local expert. By the middle of 2013 local iwi should start to see Treaty of Waitangi settlements from the Government transferred to it, to the tune of an estimated $300400 million. Nelson City Council Maori liaison officer Geoff Mullen says most of that money will be invested in the top of the south and will see growth in the region on a scale never seen before. It comes at a time when Nelson businesses are already experiencing growth with the region’s Economic Development Agency chief executive Bill Findlater saying Nelson is in for a “bloody exciting” future on the back of the iwi investment and Nelson’s current business expertise, especially in primary production,

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like growing and producing food. Local iwi and businesses are already engaging in how that money will be invested with a conference to be held in just over a week at Nelson’s Rutherford Hotel. Geoff says the investment will most likely be in horticulture, aquaculture, viticulture and forestry, areas Nelson already does really well in. He says local iwi are unlikely to “blow” their settlement like Taranaki iwi Ngati Tama did earlier this year, investing their entire settlement into a failed IT company. “There are two reasons that is very unlikely to happen here, one iwi have big brother down the road in Ngai Tahu who has been there and done that and they are very willing to lend their help and expertise. Secondly, and they’ll hate me saying this, but Maori are very conservative SEE PAGE 2

History in a postcard Some locally photographed postcards are becoming so rare that historians are now willing to pay hundreds of dollars for them – so don’t tell them you’ve just taken an album to the refuse centre. A large group of postcard collectors and historians from around New Zealand visited Club Waimea for the NZ Postcard Society’s annual convention where stories were uncovered through the text on the back of the cards while others were more interested in adding to their particular collection. One of those postcard collectors looking to add to his collection was Richmond’s Rob Packer. Rob has gathered more than 2000 postcards during the past 30 years – most of those showcasing photos that have otherwise been lost all together. “I was in an antique shop one day and I bought an old postcard, took it home and I thought it was quite interesting. I’ve always liked Nelson history but this particular passion began when I picked up that card.” Once his collection grew, Rob made contact with others around the country. “Before you knew it, there was a society starting up.” Rob manages Richmond Antiques and Curios and says he collects other bits and pieces that revolve around the region. He says his collection won’t ever stop and that he is always seekRob Packer with a postcard that shows the 1919 Peace Parade on ing historic postcards from the region. Queen St. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

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Tasman set for $400m injection portunities.” es and the likely investment from Pipfruit New Zealand chair Na- iwi. “I have a firm belief that Nelson investors. They will scrutinise any dine Tunley says there will be huge will be one of the leading regions in business before investing.” spinoffs for everyone involved if New Zealand, it’s bloody exciting. The investment will “inevitably” see there was to be a financial The strength of our region more people moving to the region injection of that size. “Any is our primary sector and on the back of the settlement and industry is going to benI would expect iwi to look more Maori-owned companies in efit from an injection of that to our primary sector in Nelson and Tasman says Geoff. “The sort of size. If you’re going to different forms to invest in whole community will benefit from pump up to $400 million into and that will create opporthis because Maori see themselves the Tasman-Nelson region tunities not only for iwi but as guardians of this area. They have the multiplier effect alone for the rest of the region.” been here for hundreds of years and would be massive. Everyone Geoff Nelson mayor Aldo Micwill be here hundreds of years from will benefit without quesMullen. cio says the council already now so their goals are in sync with tion.” has a strong relationship with Maori the rest of the community, clean Bill Findlater says Nelson is on the and the settlement is great news for water, sustainable practices and en- cusp of a “very bright future” on the the region. suring future generations have op- back of the food the region produc- “It’s the biggest economic development gain in the region and it’s probably one of the biggest cash inNational List MP based jections that Nelson has ever seen. in West Coast –Tasman They want to keep the money in the P 0800 NATS MP (0800 628 767) region and they are long-term playE ers so it’s a very good thing. It can only be extremely positive for NelFROM PAGE 1

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son.” Four years ago iwi received an aquaculture settlement from the government and Geoff says that experience will help iwi plan and move forward with its latest settlement. “They’ve already started working on collaboration and they’ve started working with a lot of businesses around town discreetly. I think people would be quite amazed where they have got money invested if they knew.” Geoff says most Nelsonians have little idea about the scale of the investment and it will flow to the whole community. “What’s good for Maori is good for the whole community. This isn’t a takeover or a ‘you’ll do it my way now’, it’s actually ‘let’s work in partnership and make a better region’.” The conference for local iwi and businesses is to be held on October 18 and 19 at the Rutherford Hotel.

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no final decision has been made and that the minister is still considering the submission. Salisbury School representatives hope a last Salisbury School employs more than 60 staff and minute meeting with the minister of education cares for around 65 students, with another 30 can save the school two weeks after its final sub- based in its outreach programme. mission deadline. If it is decided that Salisbury School is to close, a Salisbury School principal Brenda Ellis will meet change manager will be engaged to support the Hekia Parata in Wellington with board of trus- board to manage that process. Assets that betees members Helen McDonnell, Peter Campbell long to the board are owned by the Crown and and Kelly Wood. can only be passed on to another state school. It The Ministry of Education is lookis expected that if the proposal is aping at closing two schools for stuproved, some of the assets from Salisdents with intellectual disabilities or bury School would go to the special social-behaviour difficulties in favour residential schools in Christchurch of a wrap around service at public and Auckland, and some distributed to schools. It is also encouraging Salisschools in the Nelson area. bury School students to attend the coWhen a school closes, the Ministry of education Halswell Residential School Education considers whether the land in Christchurch. and buildings are required for further The visit to Wellington will be the first educational purposes, despite opening time that anyone from the school has a Maori immersion school next door at Helen had the chance to talk face-to-face the cost of $4 million just months afMcDonnell. with the minister of education regardter pushing for the closure of Salisbury ing the future of the school. Helen says the quar- School. tet is keen to hear from the minister directly on If the land and buildings are not used for further what her views are for retaining Salisbury. “We education purposes, they are put into the disposreally appreciate the minister opening her door al process under the Public Works Act. The proto us and as we want a positive and constructive cess involved with the disposal of Crown owned meeting. The doors have not closed on Salisbury land and buildings is “complex”, according to yet, and we are doing everything we can to keep Brian. It passes through several stages, being inithem open for the current and future students of tially offered to other government agencies for Salisbury,” she says. their use, and if not required it is then offered The Ministry of Education released what was ex- to the original owners. If it is not required there, pected to be its final decision last month. It gave it is passed to the Office of Treaty Settlements to the school 28 days to challenge the decision to be offered as part of a treaty claim. If iwi do not close the school before the end of the year. want the land and buildings it then comes onto However, the Ministry of Education’s group the open market for sale. This process can take manager for special education Brian Coffey says up to two years to complete.





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a complete inconvenience.” Dean believes there is too much “get off the road” attitude from motorists and noted that drivers are more lenient towards cyclists and pedestrians in Europe. “They have a rule where the little has the right of way. I don’t think we’re going to get that here but there needs to be a swing of attitude that we’re all just trying to get from ‘A to be B’ and some people are exercising.” And the problems don’t just stop with cyclists either. Dean believes this ongoing issue is also affecting road workers, pedestrians, horse riders, roadside lawn mowers and anyone actively using the side of the road. “I’m not pointing at car drivers or truck drivers, we’re all one species.”

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Dean Fulton with his daughter Shaane, 12. Dean says the attitude of motorists is the real danger to cyclists. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

The club captain of the Tasman Wheelers says motorists’ attitudes are to blame for near misses, not infrastructure. Dean Fulton shared his views on the current cycle debate, following last week’s article in the Waimea Weekly where engineer and former police officer Peter Todd raised concerns around the amount of near misses on the Brightwater Bridge. Peter says they are due to cyclists not using the safety lanes provided, despite calls for a similar lane on the Appleby Bridge. Dean, who lives in Hope and commutes to Mapua for work on his bike each weekday, says the amount of near

misses continues to grow and it won’t be long before a cyclist is killed on the road. But that problem is not due to narrow bridges or the inability to use cycle lanes, it is the fact everyone using the road is trying to get to their destination as fast as they can, Dean explains. He agreed that the Brightwater Bridge was wide enough to cycle on and says cyclists don’t use cycle lanes because they are littered with broken bottles and debris. “It comes down to the fact that people just aren’t sharing the road anymore,” says Dean. “Roads were designed to get people from ‘A to B’ safely and now people are using them to get from ‘A to be B’ as quickly as possible and anything that gets in the way is just

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SBL remain certain that an extra loop in Richmond is just a short term solution to blocking up traffic in Sundial Square and believe the council is not coming to the party to accommodate them. Police warned the bus company that its drivers would receive parking infringements for what was essentially double parking in Sundial Square. Because there is only one stop on that end of Croucher St, which Tasman District Council created after a request from SBL, buses were blocking off traffic on the one way, one lane street if there was an overlap in scheduling. The solution requires the first bus to leave Sundial Square, going down McGlashen Ave and McIndoe Pl, parking on Queen St and then reentering Sundial Square for a second time. SBL spokesperson Tom Heaphy says while the extra loop is “working” it is “less than ideal” and

is far from permanent. “We’re finding TDC’s indecisions are really dragging us along and leading to a bit of continued disruption to a service that is otherwise running really well,” he says. Patronage figures had risen above expectations since Nelson City Council and SBL began the NBus service. Tom says the best case scenario is turning the two car parks behind the current bus stop into a second stop. “It seems pretty simple from our point of view but apparently not from TDC’s.” But TDC transportation manager Gary Clark says there have been no complaints since the extra loop was put in place. Gary did acknowledge that it was just a temporary solution. However, neither party is yet to agree on what that permanent solution will be, and talks are still on going. So it appears the bus is not the only one going round in circles.

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New link for neighbourhood Richmond Community Police are looking for someone to fill a new paid position that will coordinate with all of Waimea’s neighbourhood support groups. The successful applicant will be involved across all 70 of the neighbourhood support groups in the wider Richmond area, working between 12 and 20 hours a week. It is likely that the role will only be required for 12 hours a week in the beginning and the hours will increase in time. Richmond councillor Kit Maling

have a full driver’s license and own a vehicle. A flexible approach to work hours is required, they must have good computer skills, be a good communicator with strong relationship building skills, comfortable with public speaking, have sound problem solving, a ‘can do’ attitude and a good sense of humour. To apply for the position, please submit a CV and a cover letter to Neighbourhood Support Waimea P O Box 3026 Richmond. Phone 543 9500 for further details. Councillor Kit Maling and community constable Glen Applications close on October 19. Lloyd Jones. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

says the coordinator will need to contact all of the groups on a regular basis, making sure they have up to date information from police and ensuring the groups are getting statistics on crime trends within their area. Kit says the role will also help ensure better communication in the event of a civil emergency and recalled incidences in Christchurch where particular groups were able to come to the need of residents during a snow storm. The community coordinator must

Urgent work to fix erosion

Urgent work has begun to correct erosion at the Reservoir Creek near Salisbury Rd before it causes physical damage. The affects of last December’s flooding could have resulted in loss of land, now that the stream had changed its course. The stream was beginning to undercut private and public property, and one of the walking tracks near the stream has been closed until all rock work and tree repairs are complete. The work includes bank protection and grade control through the two sides. “There’s one public retaining wall Reservoir Creek. which we are concerned about. It hasn’t got too bad but the progress suggests that it potentially could so they want to get in now,” says TDC communications manager Chris Choat. Contractors will assess the rest of the creek throughout the process to see if other areas are in need or urgent attention. There are two hot spots at the Reservoir Creek that are currently being worked on.

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Origin gets backing from music star Nelson’s finest young dance crew got some star power advice just days before jetting off to the Unite World Hip-Hop Championship in the Netherlands. Chart topping boy band Titanium were in town on Saturday and with them was solo artist J Williams, himself a former Hip-Hop Unite attendee. The Car Company Origin Dance Crew were invited to perform alongside The Origin Dance Crew is Hana Morris, centre, their idols at Nelson College over the Bride-Rose Downing, Hayley Barnett, Jorgia Marsh, weekend and got some key feedback Meila Wilkins, Lucy Everett and Ashley Belk. Photo: from J Williams. Origin has been together in its curPhillip Rollo.



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Historic turtles on the move Phillip Rollo Brightwater School is relocating two concrete turtles as the construction of the town’s iconic water wheel nears. The turtles are situated in the exact garden at the front of the school where the replica water wheel will be built. It is unsure how long the two turtles have been at the school. However, Brian Batchelor, who was school principal from 1962 to 1986, believes they would have been there for at least 40 years. The turtles were built as prototypes to similar turtles at the Lions Playground at Tahunanui Beach. They were donated to the school and then

painted by students. Brian says children used to hug and sit on the turtles when they were first put in place. “You’d always find little ones draped around their necks. Current principal Gerald Baldwin says it was important to ensure the turtles were kept in the school grounds because of their historic value to the school. “It’d be nice to see kids enjoy their company,” says Gerald. “I know people who are now in their 40s who remember playing with the turtles so we’ll be very careful to make sure we move them with the care that they deserve.” The first working bee to clear vegetation in the garden was held on the weekend. The water wheel has been the school’s logo for a number of years.

Brighwater School students Harrison Oliver, Harry Horncastle and Claudia Evans, all 6, play on the turtles. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

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Tania Mangos and Richard Bell at the Sir Colin Meads IHC fundraiser. We have photos from Helen, Madge and Judy’s birthday party at the Totaradale Golf Course on Friday, the Richmond Athletic Football Club prize giving from last weekend and we also visited the IHC Fundraiser with Sir Colin Meads. Do you have a party or an event coming up this week? Please contact our photographer on 544 9037 or via email at editorial@waimea

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Just a thought... Anne Michelle, Sharon Martin, Zoe, Genie and Tyler Bradley with Jackie Tribe at Club Waimea.

Club Waimea to host girls expo

Club Waimea is set to a host the Girls’ Day Expo this weekend, showcasing local business’ products targeted specifically at women. The Girls’ Day Expo has been running for the past three years. However, it is now under new management and has a new venue, after previously being held at the Rutherford Hotel. Organiser Jackie Tribe says she bought the Girls’ Day Expo this year and has since upgraded it. Jackie says the best way to describe the event is a “boutique expo for women of all ages” that supports locals businesses. There is already 44 trade stalls signed up for the event. The Girls’ Day Expo will be held this Sunday at Club Waimea from 10am until 5pm. Door sales to this event will be $6, with $1 from every ticket going to the Autism Society Nelson.


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most talented drivers in the country and there is definitely a real opportunity to crown a home track champion. The other major promotions that round out the rest of the season are the Classic Hits Demolition Derby, the Sturgeons Amusements King of the Clay, the two day Stanaway Roading Stock Shock, Stockcar teams racing between the Tasman Thunder and the Greymouth Grizzlies and the return of the Winged Warriors-Modifieds. There are a number of support promotions planned to complement the main events and to ensure that fans of all classes leave every meeting happy. Some classes are introducing alternative formats to traditional events such as their club championships in an effort to continue to attract the fans and hopefully a few more visiting drivers. Our youngest members haven’t been forgotten and the Burger King Junior members club has some fun things planned for you. Make sure you get along to the souvenir shop and sign up. There are plenty of Coca Cola goodies hidden away to give out on fireworks night and plans are already under way for your Christmas party. This season the club has also made

changes to ensure that every tummy also leaves fully satisfied with new food vendors trading inside the arena, providing such delights as baked potatoes, nachos and fresh coffees. You can still enjoy a traditional hotdog and chips or a selection of hot foods from the McCall shop as well as cold drinks, ice cream and confectionery. We have had to make a slight increase to gate prices but, in an effort to ensure families do not have to miss their night out, these have been made to members and pensioner prices which have increased to $10. Adults are still $15 and a family pass for two adults and up to three children remains at only $300. For up to date information, photos, gossip etc make sure you join our Nelson Speedway Facebook group or check out the club website www. Obviously we hope the weather is kinder to us than last season but in the event of unsettled weather cancellations will be broadcast on Classic Hits and posted on the website. Enjoy your summer speedway season which kicks off this Saturday night at the Tahuna Beach Holiday Park Speedway in Lansdowne Road Appleby. Gates open at 6pm with racing from 7pm.

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Hello to all you busy gardeners. wonderful autumn foliage with good size white The last few days have really felt like spring is fi- flower heads. Look out next season for Loropetanally here! I am sure that the low hum I hear when lum “Firedance” - a real stunner and Ligularia working outside is the sound of the grass grow- “Przewalskii” which grows to around 1.5 metres ing, it seems to get longer by the hour, but it could tall is great in the back of a border. The website is well be the bees very busy at work. There appear and it is set up so you can to be a lot more of these little critters around this easily find your way around. They offer a selection year - the viburnums seem to vibrate with the of plants to suit your garden type i.e. Native, easy number of bees working the flowers. It has to be care, English, etc and I have spent some time on the most fragrant time of the year with narcissi, this and found it really user friendly. They also tell hyacinths and freesias competing with boronias you who stocks the plant and have many helpful and viburnum for top spot in the perfume stakes! hints on planting and care. Unfortunately, the downside to all this growth is that the weeds also join in and I am having a rather difficult time dealing to what can only be called an outbreak of feral radishes….yes, you did read this correctly, I am plagued with the whole back garden bed being covered by radishes. I can only think that they must have come with a load • When planting hybrid clematis always plant of compost and mulch that I procured two years deep. You can safely bury the first 2 nodes in the or so ago and have just been lying in wait for the planting hole, as they need to be kept firm in the perfect season to erupt! It wouldn’t be so bad if we ground. The stems of clematis are pliable and easactually liked radishes but neither “he who digs ily broken so care is needed and a stake or bamholes” or myself are at all keen on these windy lit- boo rod is a good idea. They can suffer from root tle vegetables. rot so I recommend you use a Kiwi care product The good thing is they are quite easy to pull out when planting called ‘’No root rot die back”. Once but I fear we will be seeing them for many years established they are well worth the effort and will to come. With the start of a new season I decided flower in spring and again in autumn for many to go and visit one of our local growers to update years. myself with any new and exciting happenings • Time to redo your hanging baskets with lobeout there in nursery land. I am not sure whether lias, petunias, ivy leaf geraniums, alyssum, etc for or not you are aware that we have several major a colourful summer display. wholesale plant nurseries located in our region. • You can also grow veggies in baskets; butter If you see the plant you buy sporting a Vibrant crunch lettuce, parsley, spinach, snow peas and Earth logo, a Thirkettles tag, a Waimea nursery or hanging cherry tomatoes all do well as do strawTitoki label or even an Appleton’s tag these plants berries- just give it a go! have all been raised and nurtured by local grow- • Cut fuchsias back by at least 2/3rds to encourage ers in our own region. growth and check for rust on the old leaves. This means several things but I guess the main • Trim hedges before they get too much growth one is that they have all been raised in this cli- on them, especially formal type hedges. mate, have wintered over in our area, and in many See you soon………… cases have been bred to really thrive in the Nelson/Takaka region. These growers also OPE supply good numbers of plants to garden N7 DAY centres all over the country. S My visit to Vibrant Earth was exciting and I came away with a very good feeling about the work being done here. There are so many plants it would be impossible to list but some of the stand-outs are the wisterias that were mainly in full bud and are now out in the garden centres. The hybrid clematis – many varieties including “macropetala” lagoon with it’s beautiful deep blue lantern flowers, and “Louise Rowe” which has, semi double pale violet flowers and loves to climb NOW AVAILABLE through trees. Sleepers - Compost - Bark - Topsoil - Crushed Shell Hydrangeas - a great selection of colours; Landscape Rocks - Sand - Fertiliser & much, much more! and hydrangea Quercifolia “Pee Wee” which Ph: 547 4777 is a smaller more compact version and has 59 Saxton Rd, Stoke

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Robbie Hill competes during the Nelson City Criterium on Sunday afternoon. Insert: Cyclists pass the Church Steps during the race. Photos: Phillip Rollo. sport or enjoy laughing from the sidelines will love lawn bowls. The club members will help you out and explain how to play the game, and you can spend the afternoon playing on the green and relax in the evening sun with drinks outside. The club boasts a modern and spacious outdoor veranda which creates a great setting, and you can take advantage of the fully stocked bar to take the hassle out of catering to a large crowd. Mike says the Wakefield Bowling Club is a popular venue for Christmas functions as employers want to celebrate the end of the year with a memorable work do for their employees that is easy to organise. “We are an affordable and fun option for a Christmas do, and people always have a great time.” There is a BBQ onsite which you are welcome to use, so bring

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Cycle fest begins The Konica Minolta Nelson Cycle hit the ground round with two of its key events being staged on the event’s first weekend. The festival began in the Moutere Hills for round six of the Benchmark Series with two Nelson riders ending Saturday with the leader’s jersey. The men’s race got under way at 11am from the Lower Moutere School, which was the base for this particular event. A break was firmly established towards the end of the first lap of the race with most of the teams represented in it, including a strong team from Cycling Otago. The Tasman Wheelers were forced to chase for most of the race to protect the general classification hopes of team leader Chris Nicholson. The third time the race headed down the Motueka Valley Highway the main field had nearly caught the break away group but failed to maintain the momentum with the race splitting up in the closing kilometres as a result of the trying conditions. Brad Evans won a close fought sprint finish from Brad Tuhi of the Homestyle Test Team with Darcy Ellerm-Norton of Benchmark Homes Cycling Team third. Chris has moved into the leader’s jersey with Brad, who races for Cycling Otago, picking up the Under-23

jersey and Mark Spessot of Cycle World taking the master’s jersey. The women’s race set off 20 minutes after the men and was slow to get started. Some aggressive riding from Karen Fulton over the Waiwheros managed to form a break of four. Eloise Fry, who was a last minute ring in for the Otago team, initially tried to close the gap but the group managed to stay away. On the final lap Reta Trotman of Cycling Otago attacked several times over the Waiwheros dropping Karen. There was a close sprint for the finish with Reta just beating Benchmark Homes duo of Sharlotte Lucas and Hayley Mercer. Karen finished fourth and still retains the leader’s jersey. The second key event of the Nelson Cycle Festival was one of its more unique races with cyclists rounding the Nelson Cathedral for the Nelson City Criterium. Weather conditions were a vast improvement from Saturday and the sunshine and the special course drew a good group of spectators throughout the afternoon. A number of cyclists followed up from the Benchmark Series and it was Ian Smallman that took first place in the men’s A grade race followed by Kieran Hambrook and Brad Tuhi.

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Luca and Nico Palmer-Donaldson got first and second at the New Zealand Mini Motocross Nationals. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

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Josh Coppins may have just retired but his motocross riding legacy continues to flourish amongst Nelson’s latest crop of talent. Waimea West twins Luca and Nico Palmer-Donaldson have taken home silverware in their second ever national mini motocross championship with Nico coming first in 6-8 year old 55cc class and Luca finishing second place in the 7-8 year old 66cc class. Each class was run over five different races with points accumulated after each one. Nico was miles ahead at the end of the final day while Luca was amongst a bunch of top performers. Nico was pretty happy with his first placing. “Yeah it’s awesome,” he

says. The boys’ father Shane got them both into racing in 2011 and Luca and Nico have since competed locally on a regular basis and hope to race professionally overseas in the future. They will be competing in the same grade together next year. The twins would like to thank key sponsors Jason Arnfield of Nelson Motorcycle Centre, Fresh Choice Richmond, Hydrolink and Donaldson Landscape and Earthwork. Shane is looking for further sponsorship for the twins, to help fund trips to the North Island and potentially to Australia next year. If you are interested, please contact Shane on 027 628 1646.

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last runner. Competition rules allow for another runner to take the place of an injured competitor so the team could finish the race. However, the men’s over 50s were forced to take the seven minute time penalty that goes with the exemption. Nelson’s final runner was first across the finish line but Auckland University and Lake City Rotorua completed the 71.67km course before the penalty had stopped. Athletics Nelson had to be content with a bronze

Athletics Nelson completed its best ever finish at the New Zealand Road Relay Championship but if it wasn’t for a heartbreaking injury on the final leg of the Men’s Over 50 race, the club could have been celebrating an overall first placing. Athletics Nelson finished second overall on points, behind eventual winners Wellington Scottish. The Nelson teams came from behind in both the men’s masters 40-49 and over 60 grades to take the club’s two gold medals on the Upper Moutere course. The masters 40-49’s hopes were left Phil Costley, who has 31 national titles to his name. Phil snuck up to his competitor in the final 200m to win by just three seconds, despite having two minutes and 40 seconds to catch up on the clock when he was tagged in at the last relay exchange. The relay team also featured John Kennedy, Ian Thomas, Jon Linyard, Stu Cottam, Graeme Taylor, Neil Whittaker and Peter Versey. But the men’s 40-49 team were not the only locals to leave it late with the first ever Athletics Nelson men’s over 60 relay also waiting until the final leg to push in front. Race organiser Ian Morrison was one minute and half behind before he was tagged in but managed to create a similar margin on his opposition from Wellington Scottish as the team finished the 39.49km course in two hours 21 minutes and 11 seconds. The men’s over 60 Jon Linyard tags in Stu Cottam during the Athletics New roster also included Chris Bolter, Zealand Road Relay Championship on Saturday. Photo: Barry Dewar, Derek Shaw and Phillip Rollo. medal and a time of four hours, 51 minutes and Hugh Neill. But there was heartbreak for the men’s over 50 49 seconds. team, who saw national cross country champion In other results, the junior girls team of BritCliff Bowman surrender to a leg injury, holding tany Stewart, Jess Martin, Claire Erasmus, Saman eight minute lead on his nearest challenger mi Jordan and Michelle, Schurmann finished fourth place while the junior men’s A team was on the last leg of the race. Greg Lautenslager, running his first serious sixth, the junior men’s B team was 12th and the race in six years, had got the team into the lead senior men’s team finished tenth. early after Ian Courtenay and Tim Cross had gone before him. Bill Revell, Patrick Meffan, Murray Hart and Dave Dixon kept the pace knowing they had a trump card in Cliff as the

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Redwood Valley Country Market. Handmade, home-made, hand-picked goodies & the best Devonshire Teas around. Sat 20 Oct, 9am to 1pm, Redwood Valley Hall, Moutere Highway.Book a site, ph Jacqui 03 544 2833,Diane 544 8275 or Lisa on 540 2991. Combined Probus Club of Waimea – for active retirees. Meeting Thurs 18 Oct 10 am at Hope Community Church Ranzau Rd Hope. New members welcome. Level entry, ample parking. Ph: Joe 5447177. Waimea Tramping ClubSun 14 Oct, Dun Mtn, moderate, ph Julian 542 3147 or Andrew 546 5334. 20-22 Oct, Blenheim day walks, ph Katie 547 7850 or Maria 541 8598. Music and Motion-every Thursday morning at Methodist Church crn Edward & Arrow Sts. 10am - 10.30am during school terms. Afterwards kids play & the adults chat over a cup of tea. Cost $2. 1 child, $3 for 2 or more. Come along for some fun Ph: Paul 544 8394 or Lesley 541 8324 Nelson Buddhist Centre is open for all, Nile Street (opp school). Thurs 7.30pm movie night, $5 at the door. Meditation M-F 6pm entry by koha. Calm at the heart of the city. 03 9700749. Nelson Tramping Club invites & welcomes you Oct 13, Daltons/Elvy tracks, Easy, $11, Robyn 5473231. Oct 19 – 22, Burn Creek, Hard, $35, Dion 5477562. Full details Ex Westcoaters & families get together Sun 4 Nov at Suburban Club 1pm $5. special guest Tony Kokshoorn grey district mayor. Contacts Doug 546 4479 OR Geoff 547 1101 Tasman Talks Titles Book Group-Do you enjoy reading & talking about books? Then our Tasman Talks Titles book group might be what you’re looking for. Join us on Wed 17 Oct, 3pm–4pm at Richmond Library. Live, Laugh, Love. Remove barriers to happiness by addressing long standing issues. Rebirthing is a therapeutic breathing technique thats helps reduce anxiety, depression, grief & other concerns. Qualified, experienced practitioner, member of NZAB, www.nzab. org. Ph: Cornelia 5477642 or 0273010236-texts Nelson Social Dancing Club Dance at Broadgreen Intermediate School Hall, Nayland Rd, 13 Oct 7:30pm to 11:30pm. Ballroom, Latin, Rock ’n Roll & sequence

dancing. Live music. Members $8; non-members $12. Bring a supper contribution, & your own drinks (including water) & a glass. Note: NO STILLETTO HEELS Ph: 03 544 7408. Pottery class starts 17 Oct. with Erika Aupperle at Craft Potters Ranzau Road Hope. Last term. Enrol or ph. 544.5172 NZChina Friendship Society Nelson Branch meeting Hearing House Fri 19 Oct 5:30. Speaker Les Molloy, World Heritage Sites in China. All welcome. Contact Barbara Markland 544 4712 Singers Wanted! Nelson Bays Harmony has vacancies for women who can sing the low or high part in 4-part a cappella music, along with 40 other voices. Rehearsals Thursday 7pm Club Waimea. Ph: Jenny 547 4354 or visit Spring Fair Sat 27 Oct Wesley Centre, 4 Wensley Rd (opp TDC) from 8.30 am Plants, Baking, Clothing, Bric a Brac, Book/CDs, BBQ, Live Music, Competitions. Popular American speaker Beth Moore presents via delayed video coverage at a one day women’s conference. Hope Community Church 9.30-4.15pm, Sat 27 Oct. Cost $40 food & goodies included. Book on line or ph Rhonda 5445937 Waimea Tramping Club Sun 14 Oct, Dun Mtn, moderate, ph Julian 542 3147 or Andrew 546 5334. 20-22 Oct, Blenheim day walks, ph Katie 547 7850 or Maria 541 8598. Stoke Semiors-Frank Meria, young pianist & singer, with songs you love. Wed 10 Oct. 1.30pm. Ph 5472660. Hangi at the Social Seniors -we’re behind the Stoke Memorial Hall, Stoke. 11 Oct. 4.30pm. Cost: $15. Ph 5472660. Waimea Harriers 5k Summer Series starts 3 Oct. Meet at ‘Club Waimea’ 4 new courses. Walkers 6pm, Runners 6:15pm. Adults $3, Kids $1. See Nelson Community Potters-fun evening class with Charles Shaw. Tues Oct 16 - Dec 18, 7-9pm. Great for beginners or more experienced. $120 - 10 week course, e-mail ncpotters@ to register. Nelson Male Choir presents its 80th Anniversary Concerts at School of Music Sat, Oct 13, 7.30pm & Sun 14, 2pm. Three young, talented guest artists will also

perform --- soprano Jodi MacDonald, baritone Sam Bennett back from competing in Tokyo, & Motueka pianist Louis Lucas-Perry. Garden Trail, Sat 17 Nov 10am –4pm. Ten great gardens for you to visit in the Richmond/Hope area. Fund-raising event for Holy Trinity Church’s new centre. Tickets $10 each –from Richmond Mall Customer Services or Bay Nurseries. Call 544 6606. Teapot Valley Art Escape Tasman Visual Arts Grp & Mapua Arts Grp ‘art escape’ at Teapot Valley Fri evening 12 to Sun 14 Oct. Spaces available for 2 workshops tutors Kate Morrison, mixed media, or Emma Panting, portraits. Ph Lois Morgan 5477734 or email Parent to Parent: Supporting parents with children, family members with disabilities, health impairments, special needs. Coffee mornings 16 Oct, 13 Nov. Call Jane 5468973 Manuka Hunnies , an all women band on Fri 12 Oct 6.30pm at Women’s Centre, 44 Trafalgar St. All Lesbian & lesbian friendly women welcome. Bring a picnic, BYO, chair/rug. Tickets $5 @ Yaza Café. Txt 027 4282578. Nelson Alpine Garden Society Spring Show Hope Hall. Main Rd, Hope. Oct 13 & 14 Sat 12.30 to 4.30. pm. Sun 10am to 3.30. Presentations. Guest speaker Dave Toole. Sat 2pm Part 1 (South Island Alpine Gems) REGULAR EVENTS Brightwater community playgroup - Meet every Wed 9.30 - 11.30. $2 Per family. Morning tea & fun provided. Come along to Ellis St, next to Snowden bush Reserve). Call Aliya 5423852 or 021 220 1505. SPACE welcomes first time parents and their babies aged 0 – 3mths - weekly sessions. Opportunities to meet other parents, discuss child development & parenting, music & activities. Call Marie Lenihan Social Squash Club Waimea Squash, Lower Queen St, on Weds –8.30pm. New players welcome. Costs $5.00 per week for non members. Rackets provided. Bring a friend. Ph Susan 5441492. 2017, LEARN to Speak with Confidence. Let us motivate & encourage you to step outside your comfort zone & gain the skills you need. Join Powertalk International. Ph Peggy 539 0477, or Linda 544 7823.

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Nelson Judo martial artists will have a significant breath of confidence when they head to the New Zealand nationals in Christchurch over Labour weekend. Six members of the local club won gold medals at the recent South Island Championship in Rolleston and will be in line for similar success. David Jordan continued his fine form to win the Senior Men Restricted Kyu open division, Kris Seymour won the Junior Men U81kg, Lewis Saunders won the Junior Men U90kg, Finn Sweetman won the Cadet Men U66kg, while Nathan Munro went uncontested in the Senior Men U60kg division. The Nelson Judo Club recently held a showcase at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Nelson. They meet every Tuesday and James Calt is being thrown by Alice Van Der Bruggen. Thursday evening. Photo: Sinead Ogilvie.

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Parr Geoff, Tania and big brother Mason are pleased to announce the arrival of Tyler Owen Parr on 27th September 2012, 7lb 10oz. Special thanks to our wonderful midwife Jean Horn.

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DEAThS ATKINSON, Joy Isabell, suddenly in Nelson on 2 October 2012. Loved daughter of the late Keith & Isabella Atkinson & sister of Leslie Quinn. Aged 59 years. Messages to PO Box 1214, Nelson. A service for Joy has been held at Shone & Shirley. POWNALL, Richard Neville, (Dick) On Monday October 1, 2012, Aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Joan. Loved father of Simon (Sydney), & Phillipa Dickey (Helensvale, Queensland.) Loved Grandad of Marcus Dickey, Jeremy Pownall & Brianna McLean. Messages to P O Box 1214, Nelson 7040. No flowers please but donations to Nelson Region Hospice, PO Box 283 Nelson or www. donations/ would be appreciated. A service for Dick has been held. MASON, John Walter. Passed away peacefully at Nelson Hospice on Wednesday 26th Sept aged 65 years. Will be greatly missed by his wife Judy, sons & partners Nick, Chris & Nicki, Tim & Donna, and grandchildren Jackson, Mickaela & Isaac. Thanks to everyone involved in John’s care over the last months, especially the staff at Nelson Hospice. Donations the The Nelson Region Hospice Trust, P O Box 283, Nelson in memory of John would be appreciated. A service for John has been held. ROBINSON, Lester John (John), passed away suddenly at his home on September 29, 2012, aged 81 years. Loved husband of the late Marion, cherished friend & companion of Joy Coutts, loved brother & brother-inlaw of Betty & the late Reg Kyle. Loved & respected father & fatherin-law of Kaye Duncan & Shayne Pickering, Susan & Matt Sinclair & Jennifer Robinson. Devoted Grandad of Jason & Tracey, Brent and Aimee, Logan & Teneil. A service for John was held at Shone & Shirley.


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Resource Management Act 1991 Tasman Resource Management Plan

Tasman District Council Consolidated Bylaw Chapter 11 Tasman’s Great Taste Trail 2012

Proposed Plan Changes 37

Tasman District Council’s proposed bylaw to maintain health and safety and enable users to be free from nuisance on Tasman’s Great Taste trail is now available for public consultation.

Richmond West and South Greenway Renotified Council has prepared amendments to the Tasman Resource Management Plan, known as Proposed Plan Change 37, which clarifies the appropriate zoning of lands forming the Richmond West and South Greenway which is to be progressively acquired and managed as urban open space to support stormwater drainage, recreation, aquatic ecosystem and active transport values in the future urban setting of the network.

Your views will help guide Council’s decision making on whether to proceed with developing and adopting a Bylaw. The proposal is contained in two documents: A Summary of Information which outlines the detail of the proposal, the reason for a proposal and the period for submissions. This summary was published in the 21 September 2012 edition of Newsline (see page 4).

A Statement of Proposal which provides detail on the proposal, options, financial and other Council publicly notified this Change on 18 August 2012 with a closing date of 15 October 2012. However, in order to allow those not originally notified the same opportunity to lodge a submission, considerations. The full Statement of Proposal and Summary of Information including the draft Bylaw may Council has agreed to extend the period for making submissions for a further four weeks. be inspected during ordinary office hours at the following Council Service Centres: Submissions • Richmond Service Centre, 189 Queen Street, Richmond Any person may make a submission on any part of the proposed Change. Submissions can • Motueka Service Centre, 7 Hickmott Place, Motueka be sent to the Manager Policy, Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, Richmond 7050 to be • Takaka Service Centre, 78 Commercial Street, Takaka accepted by Council for a period closing at 4.00 pm on Tuesday 13 November 2012. Forms for making submissions are available as indicated below under “Availability of Proposed Changes”. • Murchison Service Centre, 92 Fairfax Street, Murchison Submissions must be in writing, clearly indicating support or opposition to the provisions, the And libraries: decision that the submitter wishes the Council to make (with reasons), whether or not the submitter • District Library, Queen Street, Richmond wishes to be heard in support of the submission and an address for service or contact address. • Motueka Library, Pah Street, Motueka Consideration of Proposed Amendments • Takaka Memorial Library, Junction Street, Takaka. After submissions have closed, Council will publish a summary of all decisions requested by A copy of the full Statement of Proposal is available on the Tasman District Council website at submitters. There will be a further period of 10 working days within which further submissions in support of or opposition to those submissions made may be sent to Council. Council will then All submissions on the proposal are to be in writing and posted or delivered to: Robyn Scherer, hold hearings on all submissions and all submitters may be heard. After the Council considers Executive Assistant, Engineering Services, Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, 189 Queen the submissions and makes its decisions, any submitter who is not satisfied with the decision Street, Richmond 7050; emailed to or faxed to 03 543 9524. Forms for has the right of appeal to the Environment Court. making an electronic submission are available on the Tasman District Council website at: Availability of Proposed Amendments The proposed amendments are available to view at Council’s Richmond Service Centre or online Submissions close at 4.30 pm on Friday 26 October 2012. at forms are also available. For more information or advice on these amendments, please contact Neil Jackson Ph. 03 543 88485 or Email or Steve Markham Ph. 03 543 8427 or Email

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The customer service centre in Council’s Richmond office will be closing at 1.00 pm on Friday 12 October 2012. This is to enable the team to undertake the necessary work required to relocate within the new building extension. Richmond customer services will open normal hours from Monday 15 October 2012 (8.00 am – 4.30 pm).

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Wakefield School Twilight Gala Saturday 27 October 2012, 4.00 pm – 7.30 pm, Wakefield School, Edward Street, Wakefield. Funds raised will go towards the purchase of new ICT equipment for the school. Please note the gala will run wet or fine!

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- MYOB Certified Consultant - MYOB RetailManager Professional - MYOB Employer Services Consultants (Comacc) - MYOB ProfitOptimiser - Accounts, Payroll & Office Administration

Appletons Brown Shaver Pullets Heritage Breed Poultry Fertile Hatching Eggs Premium Poultry Feed Poultry Supplies & Wood Shavings Quality Coops & Hen Houses 03 542 3224

Liquid Waste Removal

Bridal Childrens

CCTV Camera Inspection

Alterations - zips, hems, mending

Drain Cleaning & Unblocking Simon 027 212 8688 John 0212 450 550 Email

42 Factory Rd Brightwater

Liz McLean

544 7285 No job too small

027 283 3448

Phone orders welcome

544 0203 Sundial Square Richmond Open 7 Days 11am - Late



Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Quick Drying All Year Round All General Cleaning Professional Service

Stephen Oliver proprietor

Phone now on

545 1053

Fully Trained, Security Screened

Quick - Efficient Professional



Architects of Fine Flooring


Craftsmen who take pride in their work

FLOORING SERVICES Member NZ National Flooring Assn.

Carpet Laying Floating & Solid Timber Floors New Installations or Repairs

 99% Dust Free  All Wooden Flooring  Residential & Commercial  Prestige Timber Floor Laying  Your choice of Coatings Over 20 years Experience

0800 455 141

Phone Mark 541 9332 or 022 013 1258




TLC Contracting

Adam Brumwell

Painter Decorator

Painting - Exterior/Interior - Airless Spraying - Waterblasting - New & Old Work - Fully Qualified Tradesman - Obligation Free Quote

Qualified Tradesman

26 Years Experience

“I’ll turn up on time”

Locally owned and operated

027 232 1550

Call Adam

027 671 8417

AH/Fax: 544 3177


Registered FITEC & GROWSAFE Trainer & Assessor Accredited EPA [former ERMA] Test Certifier


Comercial / Domestic

Phone Sue Thomas

03 544 9748

Maurice 0274 455 141 or Dave 0274 296 669 A/H 541 9777

Rebecca Palmer Ph: 027 255 4346


Sew for U Septic Tank Cleaning


I can support you with:

- Bookkeeping on or off site - GST, payroll and internal systems - Debt/cashflow management - Software setup & training - MYOB, Quickbooks & BankLink & Xero

Specialising in



Claire Parr




544 1660

Go to to see how we can help your business add up.




Ph: 545 0778

• First consultation free. • Three tailor made levels of accounting services for clients as custom packages, accounting basic, accounting mini, and accounting mini plus. • Easy monthly payments spread to assist with cash flow. • A free “Business Health Check” for new clients. • Central Nelson location with easy access and free parking at our door. • Access 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

30 years experience


163 Haven Rd, Nelson

Accountants and Business Advisors offer:

Call Mave 03 541 0082 or 027 226 8103

Ph 544 3985



• Landlords • Self Employed • Small Business • GST & Tax Returns

accessman nelson ltd



Struggling with book keeping? Let me help

All Terrain Scissor Lift 12m Platform Height FIRST IN NELSON Also 10m, 8m & 6m

ACCOUNTING Too much paperwork?



or 544 9415


Work Place First Aid Courses

Give your staff the skills to make a safer, more productive workplace.

Oct: 10, 18, 25, 26, 27 Nov: 7, 15, 28, 29, 30 Dec: 6, 7, 8, 14,

For course dates see

Call NOW to register

Ph: 544 4062

Mob: 0274 574 775 Email:

Ph 544 9180 Corporate Rates Available


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Trades & Services




Hassle free motoring

All mechanical repairs No job too big or small.

Advanced Automotive 12 Cargill Place, (off Beach Road) Richmond

Ph: 544 1212


Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning - Rugs & Leather - Flood Restoration - Carpet & Fabric protection

Ph: 544 4872


Parts and Service for ALL makes and ALL models




AUTOMOTIVE - Mechanical Repairs/Parts - Vehicle Servicing - Warrant Of Fitness - Courtesy Vehicles - Cars, Light Commercials, 4x4, Campervan Specialists Petrol/Diesel

Ph 543 9400 7 Kotua Place, Stoke

Cupboard Maker For all your made to order and flat pack cupboard units Kitchen/Laundry/ Storage Units On The Shelf. Shelving systems made to order, computer units and much more. Just phone Gerard


Call Andrew or Wendy Neame

544 0444

Ph Tony Baker

027 5288 434 (03) 544 3977

021 255 6163



90 VANGUARD ST NELSON PH: 548 3954 027 548 3954

David Gerrard

Landscaping Lawn Care & Mowing Chipping of Greenwaste Stump Grinding Pre-Sale Garden Tidy-up Gardening Hedge Trimming Section Clearing Greenwaste Removal

Plastering & Painting


Guaranteed Workmanship


New Homes l Commercial Rural l Retail l Alterations

Prompt response is our priority

24hr Service

542 4473 027 542 4473

Phone 543 8243







Heatpump Servicing

Regas or New Struts

0800 427 782 or 03 544 1212


Doors - Screens - Windows Rotted Timber - Plaster Cladding - Fences - Gates Painting - Gutters - Rubbish Garden - Landscaping Renovations - Alterations Kitchens - Bathrooms Decks - Patios - Railings Pressure Cleaning

EE QUOTE FR 021 PETE 3 0290 722

12 Cargill Place, Richmond (off Beach Road)


Need a friendly Plumber at a friendly Price?


85 Improve the performance from


and the life of your heatpump Phone

0800 448 446 Steve Fletcher


Tasman Bay Plumbing Services

For all maintenance including blocked drains and all new homes & industrial properties

No job too big or small Servicing sewage treatment systems Plumber, Drainlayer & Gasfitter

Call Mike

027 649 2300


• Registered Drainlayers (residential & commercial) • Sewage Treatment (design,supply, install & service) • Blocked Drains • Video Camera & Drain Inspection • Waterblasting • Excavator & Truck Hire to suit job

Garden & Property Maintenance

Drainage & Construction Tasman LTD

03 538 0314 0800 752 422


ALL GARDEN MAINTENANCE, LANDSCAPING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION Experienced, friendly service Honesty & reliability

Call Tony Johnston


Has ACC denied your surgery or entitlements?



All Insurance Claims Panelbeating Chassis Straightening Repaints 2-pack Touch Ups


(03) 543 3715

Qualified Horticulturalist

• • • • • •

A/H: 027 285 7421





Pest Control also available

Locally Owned & Operated


24HR Call Out


environmentally friendly carpet & upholstery cleaning

WEDNESDAY 10 October 2012

Ring Calvin on

027 915 0612

Your Solar Hot Water Specialists

544 8059

A/H 541 9204

Honest Reliable Master Maste Honest Reliable Plumbers and Gasfitters Plumbers and Gasfitter Since 1915 Since 1915

Small Small • Leaking taps & pipes Jobs • KitchensJobs & Welcome bathrooms Welcome • Solar • Drainage Kevin Harris Kevin Harri

Ph: 543 8090 Ph: 543 809

CHURCH NOTICES continued from page 20

Biblical Christ-Centred Worship Services:

Sunday 10:30 am & 5 pm (03)547-3255

Meeting Sunday 10.30am Ellis St, Brightwater

(Plunket Rooms, next to Petrol Station)

Contact Dean 544 5784 We’d love to see you there

10.00am Worship Celebration Warring Carpark (Behind No.1 Shoes) 243 Queen St

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

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Parish, Richmond

Weekend Mass Times Saturday Vigil 6.30pm Richmond Church 35 William Street Sunday 8.00am St Joseph’s Pitfire Road, Wakefield 9.30am Richmond Church 5.00pm Last Sunday of every month St’s Peter & Paul Moutere Highway All Welcome! Ph 544 8987


24 WEDNESDAY 10 October 2012

We are your one stop decorating shop Building trust one room at a time

N I W Nicola Gear Nelson



Includes: Paint, Wallpaper, Custom made Drapes and Blinds, Carpet and a Spring Clean! Enter in store or visit

Helen Bush

Colour Designer Nelson

Trish Gray

Colour Designer Richmond





drapes blinds wallpaper paint carpet vinyl in-home colour design






Shelley King


Colour Designer Richmond

Up to



selected Sunscreens & Blinds Kevin Gear Richmond

CALL NOW FOR YOUR FREE MEASURE & QUOTE* OFFER ENDS 22 OCTOBER 2012 *Conditions apply. See instore for details.

FREE PARKING 4 McGlashen Ave, Richmond Ph: 544 6613

40 Vanguard St, Nelson Ph: 548 7955

10 October 2012  

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