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CRICKET Customs stop retailer’s stock Phillip Rollo

A breakfast battle between Sanitarium and Richmond retailer Bob Wren is still ongoing with the New Zealand owned company going straight to customs to stop infringed product entering the country. As first reported by the Waimea Weekly, English Bob’s Emporium owner Bob Wren was told by Sanitarium in April that he must remove all of his imported Weetabix and Marmite off the shelf or it would

seek legal action as the product infringed a copyright held by the brand. The article was picked up by media all around the country including The New Zealand Herald, the Otago Daily Times, Radio Live and TV3. Sanitarium did not follow up its legal threats so Bob continued to stock both the Weetabix and Marmite. Rob Savage, the owner of an English warehouse in Christchurch, told Campbell Live late last month that nearly 2000 jars of

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his Marmite were seized by New Zealand Customs when entering the country because it breached the same trademark. It is believed some of that Marmite, which arrived under the name “Maamite” belongs to Bob. Bob refused to comment on the issue. Sanitarium did not return multiple phone calls by the Waimea Weekly but did release a statement on their website regarding the issue. It stated: “Sanitarium encourages competition and is not opposed to

the products under question. Our actions are simply designed to protect the trade marks that we have invested in developing over the last 80 years. We would note that the English Marmite product is already freely available in New Zealand under the “Our Mate” trademark, so English expats can enjoy the “taste of England” without contravening New Zealand owned trademarks. SEE PAGE 2

Pig dog problem for local SPCA

A young farm pig is recovering well after it was attacked by pig dogs near Dovedale last week, but Nelson SPCA manager Donna Walzl says it is just the latest incident it has had to deal with involving pig dogs. The pig, named Pepper by SPCA staff, was found by locals after it was mauled by the dogs, having strayed from its enclosure. Donna says its life was saved because of the actions of those that found it and they are still looking for its owners. She says the incident wasn’t the dogs, or dog owners, fault but highlights increasing problems with pig dog owners. Recently the centre has had a spike in the number of Pepper the three month old pig at the Nelson SPCA with manager Donna Walzl and animal welfare inspector unwanted pig dogs or pig dog Craig Crowley. Photo: Andrew Board. puppies being dropped off to wheelchairs mobility scooters walker/canes electric beds ands hoists lift assist chairs bathroom solutions incontinence products daily living aids/products

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Bus campaign a success Nelson Police have labelled a campaign targeting speeding past school buses as a success, despite road user’s “lack of knowledge to begin with”. Last week a police speed gun showed an alarming statistic that just two per cent of drivers during an hour on Main Rd Stoke actually slowed down to the 20 km/h speed limit when overtaking a parked school bus. Constable Carol Heiford says people are “definitely more aware” of the law as a result of last week’s campaign. “If it’s not in your every day world then you do forget about it.

Rural drivers are more aware of it and certainly people with children are more aware of it,” she says. Eight days later on the same location of Main Rd Stoke, 375 out of 450 drivers exceeded 20 km/h. The 20 km/h speed is only required for school buses (there needs to be a sign on the back of the bus saying “school bus”) and only when the bus is completely stopped. Drivers can pass at normal speed if the bus is slowing down to stop but hasn’t stopped. The speed of 20 km/h is for vehicles travelling in both directions.

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Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Tuia te Matangi principal Merita Waitoa-Paki goes through an exercise in the classroom. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

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Phillip Rollo The principal of the region’s first Maori immersion school has likened the first weeks of term to dropping a child in the middle of Rome. Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Tuia te Matangi opened seven weeks ago and the hardest task to date has been building a word foundation in te reo Maori. Those challenges have affected parents and students of the kura (school). Some of the parents don’t even come into the school grounds because they are unable to speak the language. The task of learning and teaching in full immersion has been “very challenging,” according to principal Merita Waitoa-Paki, but she remains confident that the children can only improve. “It’s frustrating. I had kids go to me ‘what are you saying, what are you going on about?’ It’s like dropping a kid in the middle of Rome and it not being able to speak the language of that country,” says Merita. “But we were expecting this to be very challenging.” The principal’s office is the only room on site where people are allowed to speak English, but they are only allowed to speak it if it is absolutely

necessary – which has been a problem for parents. “There has to be a reason why they’re speaking English and we put that in place for visitors who obviously can’t speak Maori. We encourage our whanau to speak one word, two words and to use body language. The tamariki (children) need to see the parents are role modelling it.” Students took part in an hour presentation on what they had learnt since the school opened, last week. This highlighted the progress some students had made in te reo. “That was the first show that parents and these children have been part of that has all been in reo. There was no English at all. Within the seven weeks there has definitely been development in individual tamariki.” Staff have had to be “really creative” in the way they teach at the school to ensure children can understand what they are learning, whilst also picking up what is to become their number one language. The kura is situated between the Richmond Church of Christ and Salisbury School. It was built for $4 million at the Ministry of Education’s expense.

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Ranzau students enter ad awards A group of media students at Ranzau School have entered into the Fair Go Ad Awards, hoping they can get themselves and the school on the small screen. The theme that the students had to sell in their advert was colour. Teacher Megan Adamson says the group decided to utilise the school colour of yellow, which also symbolises sunny Nelson. “We started brain storming ideas about what yellow means and what it represents,” says Megan. “But we don’t want to give too much away.” It is the first time Ranzau School has entered in the annual competition, which co-

incides with the television’s shows special program highlighting the best and worst television advertisements of the past 12 months. Hampden St in Nelson has won this particular section before and Megan was aware of other local schools that had done well. The students involved in the project have a background in multi media. They have filmed Ranzau School’s “term news” which highlights what the Hope school has been doing during the course of each term. The finalists for the Fair Go Ad Awards will be screened on TV, before it goes to a public vote.

Ranzau School students; Kendall Shuker, Daniel Stock, Hamish Carter, Jedd Frethey, James Ranson, Abbey Canton, Meg Rukuwai and Sophie Borlase have entered into the Fair Go Ad Awards. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

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Kiwi Flyer premieres on the big screen Andrew Board

Nelson Trolley Club president Tim Bayley has his racing face before last night’s world premiere of the movie Kiwi Flyer. With him are local trolley derby racers Xan Twissell and Jack Lovell. Photo: Andrew Board.

Forget Hollywood, Bollywood or even Wellywood, last night was all about Nellywood. The red carpet was rolled out at the Theatre Royal yesterday for the world premiere of the movie Kiwi Flyer, a family movie shot in Nelson and featuring a host of Nelsonians and the city’s famous Collingwood St Trolley Derby. Stars Dai Henwood, Vince Martin and Tandi Wright gathered with director Tony Simpson and Nelson actors Brittany Dick, Myer van Gosliga, Matt French and David de Thierry for the premiere. Another Nelson actor Doug Colling is in London so wasn’t at the showing. The event had a distinctly Nelson theme with the Nelson Pipe Band playing on the balcony and the stars arriving in cars from the World of Wearable Art and Classic Car Museum. The film is about a boy’s journey to compete in the Collingwood St Trolley Derby. He must overcome a loan shark, a nasty rival and a mum who doesn’t share his vision of trolley derby glory. The red carpet event was held at 6:30pm last night before the premiere at 7.30pm.

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Scholarship up for grabs

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A cheque of $1000 could be heading the way of one talented Nelson teenager. Entries close on September 29 for McGlashen Pharmacy’s annual Young Achiever Scholarship. Applicants must be 16 years old or under (as of September 30 2012), live within the Nelson-Tasman region and show a promising future in their chosen field based on previous results. The scholarship has been held annually since the pharmacy opened its doors on Queen St for the past three years. Previous winners include sailor Phillippa Wood, cyclist Tom Nicholson and Abbey Phillips of SFRQ national winners The Peasants.

Pharmacy owner Andrew McGlashen says the scholarship is open to all fields, including sports, arts and drama. The age restriction was put in place because persons above the age of 16 are able to find employment and work for money. “It’s hard to get from anywhere. I wanted to put all of the money towards one scholarship to make it really worth while and help someone achieve exactly what they want to achieve,” says Andrew. “The past winners have been really grateful for it and it has helped them out.” Entries forms can be picked up from your local school or at McGlashen Pharmacy. Once entered, applicants will have to wait four weeks before the winner is drawn in November. It is possible that the process will include an interview.

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Talented teen needs support A musical theatre student from Garin College is gunning for one of the remaining New Zealand’s Got Talent wild card spots but he needs your support to get him there. Jake Robinson, 15, auditioned for the show earlier this year but believes he did not perform the right songs that the judges were looking for. Jake says his musical theatre background gives him a different dimension. “People want to see something different and I’m different to a lot of other singers,” he says. The teen has been performing since 2003 in numerous local musical theatre productions. Jake says reaching the finals of New

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Cars, encyclopaedias, pneumatics, plywood, people he has ever worked with - they truly are software, vodafone mobile, credit control, tele- fantastic. All of his colleagues, though individphone systems. These are just some of the prod- ual, are helpful, friendly, honest, courteous and ucts Guido Biggelaar has sold hard working. They have a lot of over a 25-year career, but he laughs, they work to make deals feels working with Ray White happen, they give and get from Real Estate in Richmond takes each other, that is what must hapthe cake. Guido finds working pen in this highly legal and ethiin this profession truly excelcally sound industry. Guido likes lent for two reasons. the team environment so much 1. People. Working with peohe has joined forces with Ben ple all day long at a level that Cooper from the office and now matters to them, a level that they are twice as strong when ashas them engaged and assersisting clients.” tive. Born and bred in NZ, Guido 2. Value. Working with real comes from a large family in and absolute value. There is no Auckland. Hailing from Orewa, denying that people are very just north of Auckland, he moved focused and real when dealing to Nelson some years ago with his Guido Biggelaar. with hundreds of thousands of own family. A return to the North dollars – the result of many years worth of hard is out of the question because Nelson is just far work. too good a place to live. It hasn’t been easy at Real estate is not an easy career. Many people times but he has fantastic children, an excellent try but few succeed at becoming successful real group of friends, outdoors to love and weather estate salespeople. There are many things in to- to die for (mostly). day’s environment that are required to ‘make When asked why does he sell real estate, it’s it’ in real estate. A knowledgeable background because he loves it. The bottom line is, this is a in business helps as much as a helpful environ- good profession but it does take significant perment, processes, systems and support. Selling a sonal investment. Guido says he doesn’t really house is easy, selling a home - that’s different. go to work; he goes to work with good people to Most of us live in a home. help them achieve a very important goal. At Ray White, Guido has found the best team of Business Update. Adv.


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Students get experimental during science fair Sinead Ogilvie

Measuring the diameter of blood drops isn’t your usual after school activity, but if you’re an entrant in the Cawthron Science Fair, anything goes. The fair allows local science students to examine a question or problem that interests them and put to the test their own theories. The projects can be quite complex, and after conducting their own research the students ultimately come to a conclusion on the matter. Four Waimea College year 13 students have entered in the popular science fair taking place today, and their projects have been inspired from a CSI episode, to real life situations. Courtney Russ found her project “Absorb me maybe” at her church, where panels at the back of the room were installed to absorb sound for live performances. “I wondered whether high pitched or low pitched sound

Vanessa Shutte, Courtney Russ and James Wagner have entered in the science fair. Photo: Sinead Ogilvie. was better absorbed through sound absorption panels.” While the students will get a few extra credits for their projects, they are equally passionate about science. James says the toughest part of the science fair was deciding on what topic to do it on, as it took him two months

Tickets on sale for bingo night The Waverley St Kindergarten is holding a bingo night for adults this weekend. Tickets are on sale for $15 (which includes supper and the first ten rounds of play) at CopyArt or by contacting Bridget Hodben on 544 4588. The event will be held at the Richmond School Hall this Saturday Leyland Fisher, Medea Grieder night starting at 7pm. and Nicoya McBride practice their There will be plenty of spot prizes, bingo last week. cash prizes and a silent auction.

before even beginning his project to settle on his subject. The students all agreed that while coming up against issues in the research and experiment process was frustrating, the end product is rewarding. “When you finish it you feel really good, the hard work pays off.” The science fair is a famous Nelson event that attracts over 60 entries and is strongly supported by our local schools. Paul Nistor, who is head of the science department at Waimea College, says the science fair is a great opportunity for the students to meet like minded people. “It’s an awesome chance for the students to meet others interested in science, and open those networks up for university next year.” Fifty judges will examine the students’ projects, and winners can take a share of the major prizes that are up for grabs. The science fair begins today with the judging of projects and will be open to view for the public Thursday through Saturday at the Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village.

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Humour adds spice to speech comp St Paul’s Catholic School student Lydia Dunne’s theory that cell phones alter your head shape has won her an interschool speech competition, held at the Richmond Church of Christ on Wednesday night. Eighteen students were selected from 13 different schools to compete at the competition, which is run in conjunction with the Richmond Lions and Power Talk Waimea Clubs. The Richmond Lions sponsor the prizes and certificates and the Power Talk Waimea Club organises the competition. Lydia, who won the Year 7 category, en- Lydia Dunne from St Paul’s Catholic School won the tertained the audience with a look at the Year 7 inter-school speech competition last week. change in head shape if people kept the Photo: Phillip Rollo. cell phone up to their ear for longer pecreated plenty of laughter amongst the audience riods. as he won the Year 8 title. Broadgreen Intermediate School student Fynn A Year 6 competition was held on Monday Sawyer’s speech offered insight into the over- night with Wakefield School student Amy-Rose whelming popularity of social media. He capped Berthelson’s speech on the mobility scooter takhis speech off with the suggestion of a new form ing top honours. Judges say she entertained her of media called YouTwitFace – combining You- audience with a humorous look at the “cool moTube, Twitter and Facebook into one. His speech bility scooter” and its fashion accessories.

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C hristmas F unctions Christmas functions are sorted with Cafe in the indulge yourself with a nice vase, or this seasons Vineyard. Seating up to 30 - 60 people and you handbag. Why not take a drive out to Wakefield can choose to follow a set menu, enjoy a buffet, set Villa Tearooms and experience what we have to menu or experience gourmet food and matched offer. Book early to save disappointment, phone wines over the courses in the degustation menus. 541 9168. Items are made fresh and on the premises so special dietary needs are no problem, with the major- Greenacres Golf Club is the perfect setting for ity of the delicious options already gluten free, so your Christmas function, so tee off your work do it can be left out with no compromise to the qual- on the green, a fun option to wrap up a busy year ity. The cafe, for your located just business. minutes You will from Richhave a great mond, is time playopen every ing 9 holes day from at the pop10am to ular golf 5pm where course, and the dining can enjoy area spreads drinks and right to the a barbeque vines. Durat the outing summer door area the conafterwards. s e r v a t o r y Nelson Coachlines newly acquired Volvo B12. This 4 star rated 53 seat- The game is is available er luxury touring coach combines CD stacker, DVD player and dual relaxed and for private screens with the comfort of air-con, air-suspension, reclining seats etc. casual so or business Nelson Coachlines – going above and beyond. beginners functions are welcome and can be organised for any night. Contact own- and a favourite option is to organise social teams er and chef Rene via email at cafe@waimeaestates. to play off against each other. Greenacres manager co.nz to enquire. Derrick Gould says the clubhouse can be used for a meal afterwards and various options are availIn the heart of Wakefield, Wakefield Villa Tea- able. “Have a chat with us about your function; rooms & Giftshop awaits you. Being such a young catering is flexible from a sit down meal to bringbusiness we are ever evolving with new dishes for ing your own barbeque.” Contact Derrick to have our cabinet, from our Cornish pasty to the wide ar- your Christmas function out in the sun at Greenaray of cakes and slices not to mention our high tea. cres, it’s always a hit and is a fantastic location to Our friendly baristas grind those beans to make celebrate a successful year. the coffee of your choice, or maybe a tea from the many flavours we have on offer. We would like to For somewhere special for this year’s Christmas thank the numerous businesses and social groups Function go to The Tides Restaurant at Trailways that have frequented our door and look forward Hotel Nelson. The Tides have Christmas themed to meeting many more. The opportunity is fast ap- set menus to suit all budgets from as little as $39.90 proaching for that Christmas lunch with friends per person for a two course set menu which comes or to thank those much valued staff. Licensed we with Christmas decorations on the tables. They are not but for that light lunch we can offer our also have a special offer of a $50 voucher for the cabinet food or maybe a high tea for something organiser/business (conditions apply) with every a little special. Leave plenty of time to meander 10 people who dine. Some nights have live music around the shop as we have new stock arriving all too! You will have to book early to avoid disapthe time for the gift buying season, or simply to pointment.

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The Owners, Trainers & Breeders Association son district’ was presented to part owner Alan held its annual awards for the 2011-2012 racing Hahn and the award for ‘Nelson OTB member who has a ‘Share in a horse/s season to a large appreciative trained outside the Nelson crowd at Club Waimea. District’ went to Eric Inwood . Members and race enthusiRobbie and Sue Stuart had asts enjoyed the light hearted a clean sweep, taking out banter presented by outgo‘Best Run at Richmond Park’, ing President Sean Harnetty ‘Owner of the Year’, ‘Horse of which included some tradithe Year’ and ‘Trainer of the tional ‘blooper’ awards for Year’ with their mare Jass. unsuspecting members, folThe evening was concluded lowed by a very interesting with a huge thank you and apand entertaining speech from preciation to our volunteers guest speaker Dexter Dunn. and sponsors with a special The racing season for local mention to: Waimea Print, owners, trainers and breedNevele R Stud, BNZ, Club ers was very successful with Waimea, Waimea Estates and many awards being presented Mountain Jade Hokitika who to our members. supported the club again for An award went to Russell Aitanother successful season. kenhead, as ‘Unsung Hero’and Robbie Stuart, owner of the year. New President, Sue Thomas trainers Murray Pash and Graeme Hall were presented with awards for The closed the evening by commending the efforts of all our trainers and thanked Sean for his outAwards for ‘Top Qualifiers’. The award for ‘Most Successful Horse Owned by standing contribution to the association during a Nelson OTB Member trained outside the Nel- the many years he stood as President of the OTB.

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On 16 August member No 893 was not present and the $800 prize on offer was not claimed. On 23 August member No 516 was not present and the $900 prize on offer was not claimed. On 30 August member No 1017 was not present and the $ 1000 prize on offer was not claimed. On 6 September member No 108 was not present and the $1100 was not claimed. On 13 September member No 1403 was not present and the $1200 on offer was not claimed. Next week the prize will increase, could it be you?

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Wet weather may have hindered the progress on our Outdoor Bowls facility, but with outdoor cladding nearly completed and windows in the building, it is all taking shape and we should be using it mid November.

Nelson Social Dancing Club Spring Ball Our annual ball was held on Saturday September 8th at Club Waimea. This is a special event on our calendar and after lots of planning and preparation we are pleased to say we had 104 members happily dancing the night away to the sound of “Timeless” the band who played for the evening. The in-house catering and bar facilities took a lot of the work away for our committee. Nelson social Dancing club was established 38 years ago and has been very popular over the

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Successful Season Draws To A Close Club Waimea Indoor Bowls

Our Indoor Bowling season is quickly coming to an end and we will celebrate our success at an end of season dinner and trophies presentation at Club Waimea on Sunday 30 September. This has been another busy season for the Indoor Bowlers with good player attendance at our regular club nights on a Monday evening in the Club Waimea Hall. Our season commenced early in February with a full program of social, club and interclub tournaments scheduled throughout the year. It is pleasing to see that once again Club Waimea have had a good number of players selected to play for the Nelson Indoor Bowling Association. Not only are they in representative matches against other area Indoor Bowling Associations within the South Island but

also against the touring North Island Indoor Bowls Representative Team. The highlight of the season for our Club was the hosting of the Clubs NZ South Island Indoor Bowling Championships over the Easter weekend. This tournament was a great success and some excellent Indoor Bowls were played, with Club Waimea Indoor Bowlers featuring successfully in some events. Club Waimea players saved their best effort for the Triples and Fours events, winning the Triples Championship Trophy with a team lead by Jean McKenzie with Lewis Della Bosca, and Kevin McKenzie. Jean McKenzie then lead a team to win the Fours Championship Trophy, which included Lewis Della Bosca , Kevin McKenzie and Nathan Della Bosca .

These wins were followed up by the Club Waimea Ladies Triples team Rhonda Bellis, Pat Carrick and Daphne Paki winning the Clubs NZ Women’s National Championship played at Pukekohe in July. This is the second year in a row that Club Waimea has won this tournament, a fine achievement by our Ladies. Indoor Bowls is a game for everyone that can be played either socially or as competitively as you want. It is a cheap sport to play with no special equipment or clothing required other than flat soled shoes. Our 2013 Season will be starting mid February and instruction and coaching is available for new members. If you would like more information on the Indoor Bowling Section at Club Waimea then please contact Athol Curtis on 544 8046

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The weather has been terrible throughout winter, and it’s not over yet. Fortunately squash is a great game to play at any time of year, regardless of how hard the rain’s coming down outside. It’s the ultimate indoor sport for fitness and enjoyment. Waimea Squash Club is situated towards the back of the Club Waimea complex. The club boasts 4 modern glass back courts and has the largest squash membership in the Tasman/Nelson region. The club caters for all membership types from junior, social, family, and senior. The Waimea Squash Club has a proud history and has produced NZ champions. The club caters for all players no matter the skill level, for both social and competitive players there are regular activities during the year including social leagues, club nights, tournaments, and interclub. There’s also a national grading system that means no matter what a players level they can participate in any type of competitive play. The club has a healthy junior programme, with regular coaching and activities from 7yrs up. Some Waimea Club juniors are in national development squads, with one junior a member

of the New Zealand national under 17 team. Rated among the best sports in the world for fitness (Forbes has rated squash as number 1), squash is also convenient and loads of fun. Here’s a quick refresher as to why it’s so important for us to keep healthy and fit: 1. Keep excess pounds at bay Combined with a healthy diet, aerobic exercise helps you lose weight — and keep it off. 2. Increase your stamina Aerobic exercise may make you tired in the short term. But over the long term, you’ll enjoy increased stamina and reduced fatigue. 3. Ward off viral illnesses Aerobic exercise activates your immune system. This leaves you less susceptible to minor viral illnesses, such as colds and flu. 4. Reduce your health risks Aerobic exercise reduces the risk of many conditions, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, stroke and certain types of cancer. Weight-bearing aerobic exercises, such as walking, reduce the risk of osteoporosis. 5. Manage chronic conditions Aerobic exercise helps lower high blood pressure and control blood sugar. If

you’ve had a heart attack, aerobic exercise helps prevent subsequent attacks. 6. Strengthen your heart A stronger heart doesn’t need to beat as fast. A stronger heart also pumps blood more efficiently, which improves blood flow to all parts of your body. 7. Keep your arteries clear Aerobic exercise boosts your highdensity lipoprotein (HDL or “good”) cholesterol and lowers your low-density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad”) cholesterol. The potential result? Less buildup of plaques in your arteries. 8. Boost your mood Aerobic exercise can ease the gloominess of depression, reduce the tension associated with anxiety and promote relaxation. 9. Stay active and independent as you age Aerobic exercise keeps your muscles strong, which can help you maintain mobility as you get older. Aerobic exercise also keeps your mind sharp. At least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise three days a week seems to reduce cognitive decline in older adults. 10. Live longer Studies show that people who participate in regular aerobic exercise live longer than those who don’t exercise regularly.

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Welcome to our September Newsletter, Here we are into September already and the rain just seems to keep on coming with the odd couple of days of fine sunny weather thrown in, just to keep us hoping that warmer, sunnier

days are just around the corner. Hope you all have made it through the winter without too much flu and winter ills and chills. We had our meeting recently and we were very pleased to be able to welcome along the Mayor, Richard Kempthorne and the CEO of Tasman

District Council, Lindsay McKenzie. It was great to have them along, and for us to bring them up to speed with things Brightwater. The Mayor spoke to us about some of the issues that the TDC is facing, rezoning and the hardship that is placing some people under and maintaining local roads to an acceptable level that has been in the news recently to name a couple.

Do you all know about the Heritage Leaflet that is available with all the historic points of Brightwater on it? It has been updated and we are about to send it off to the printers to be printed and it will then be available to the public for a gold coin. We were able to put a photo of the Mural on it. Work is still in progress on the BMX Track –we need more clay to put the finishing touches, and

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200 children again playing football for the club, whether learning the game with the First Kicks program run by Alan & Marion Mathews every Friday afternoon, or playing in the 17th Grade in the morning with Steve Hammond before participating in senior football in the afternoon, all enjoyed their football experience this season. This season our prize-giving is again being held at the Spring Grove Hall on Sunday 23 September, where it has been held successfully for the last couple of years. With a couple of the recent weekends being rained off, for many teams there won’t have been an opportunity to get together at the end of the season, so we are looking forward to seeing many enthusiastic members coming out to celebrate the football season. The Spring Grove Hall provides a great venue for the prize-giving where players will receive participation Certificates and individual trophies, followed by a lunch and a final kick-around. A special thanks to all the coaches and managers who supported and organised teams this year, with the increase in player numbers and players new to the game, it was your support and encouragement that made all teams successful in players enjoying the game. Also thanks to all the parents and supporters, who get the children to and from practices and games, and continue to help Waimea Plains Junior Football Club grow in the region. Waimea Plains Junior Football Club encompasses players from throughout the smaller towns of the region, including Appleby, Brightwater, Hope, Ranzau, Tapawera and Wakefield. With the continued growth of football in New Zealand, I am sure that we will see an increased number of players and teams in Waimea Plains colours next year. Pinegrove Kindergarten Mega Raffle Winners The Mega Raffle has been running for the entire month of August. Excitement has been building up with a prize drawn on each day of the month leading up to the grand prize

of a three day motor-home hire generously donated by Bee Free Motorhomes in Brightwater. The prizegiving ceremony was a celebration of not only the final prize but also of the hard work the families have contributed to selling their tickets, acknowledges the generosity of our sponsors and the organisation and support of the Family Liaison Group. The family liaison group is a voluntary group and the Kindergarten relies heavily on fundraising through initiatives such as the Mega Raffle to support a range on initiatives within the Kindergarten. Chairperson Emma Nicholson has been working hard to accumulate as much support as she possibly can along with her fellow liaison group members, and some of the sponsorship has come from these families themselves. All the proceeds will go towards office furnishing to support the Administrators role in the brand new office extension completed in April of this year. There is a sustainable focus on tonight’s event as families have been asked to bring a bread roll filling to share in a re-usable container. As members of Enviroschools programme run by under the Tasman District Council, this is one of the ways the teaching team has been able to significantly reduce waste and promote awareness of healthy food choices for children and families at Pinegrove Kindergarten. The winner of the Grand Prize was awarded to Shelley Holmes – a parent at the Kindergarten. She was heading home to plan a weekend away. Thanks to everyone for your support of this wonderful fundraising event. Prize winners are Tanya Mc Murtrie, Annemarie Koevoet, Chanrathy, Donna Todd, Sue Bohan Carter, Tracey Sowerbutts, Justine Ward, Soong Family, Nate, Lucy Routledge, Margaret Fraser, Colin Hoskins, Bensemann Family, Michelle Dodunski, Sport Tasman RCC, Sport Tasman RCC, Jason Stewart, Luise, P Taylor, Rachel McNaughton, Megan, Mike Mitchell,

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Thursday 27 to Saturday 29 September As the rugby season draws to a close get ready for one more grand final. The Wanderers Sports Club Pig Hunt Challenge is set to put the spotlight on the JAB kids and finish off the season with a bang. Wanderers Sports Club are hosting the event with all the regions rugby clubs involved. Hunters simply take your pick of rugby club when registering and you could be a Rugby Club Challenge winner. The rugby club with the heaviest combined weight of their heaviest three boars will receive $500 to go to their club’s JAB section and the winners will take home the ultimate title and get their name on the Rugby Club Challenge trophy. You don’t have to be a rugby player to enter the event, any keen hunter from anywhere is welcome to take part. Junior rugby is where we all started, and supporting your local clubs JAB is what the hunt is all about, so everyone is welcome to get involved with different age groups to enter; Junior, Intermediate, and Senior. The challenge is an awesome way to support the JAB for your local club and the turn out will be impressive as a lot of rugby players in the region are avid hunters too. There are awesome sponsors on board and hun-

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Mitchell Neal, Kurt Malietoa and faithful hunting companion Fern look very happy with their catch of two good-sized boars. Both lads are keen supporters of Wanderers and played for the club’s JAB before joining college rugby teams. Adults need to jump into the action in the senior section; categories include heaviest boar, second heaviest boar, best tusks and heaviest stag. The top spot for the seniors will go to average weight, with a prize to the value of $1000 sponsored by Excavator World, Hokitika. The hunter who caught the pig must be there to weigh it in, and to keep things fair late entries will not be accepted for weigh in after 3pm. To claim your prize and the victory you must be present at the judging and prize giving. The Saturday will not only be about the judging and prize giving as the good times will be continuing throughout the night, with weigh master for the event, Antoni Neal, performing with his band “Dog On a Bonnet” at the clubrooms afterwards. Don’t forget, you can bring the kids down to enjoy the day as this will be a fun family event with a pig carrying and wood chopping competition to keep the festivities going! Make a night of it at the Wanderers club rooms afterwards as your entry fee includes the cost of a meal and the bar will be open. Extra meals are only $10 each with under ten’s free. Each hunter can enter up to two pigs but can only take home one major prize (not including the Rugby Club Challenge Trophy). This competition is for wild boars only so of course sows, barrows, and domestic pigs will not be eligible, and the pig must be in an edible state and not mutilated. Heads must be attached and the pig must be hung on the racks until the end of the weigh in. Get on board and give the junior rugby player’s season a great send off. Go online, download your entry form, read the fine print, and get amongst it.

The Pig Hunt Challenge is going to be an awesome event, so put your rugby boots away and get your hunting gear out; it’s time for one last match! This will be an annual event so if you win this challenge, you’ll be back to defend your title next year. Entry forms can be downloaded from The Wanderers Sports Club Pig Hunt Challenge facebook page.

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CRICKET not on a team already, touch base with Jon to grab a spot on a team. Kids can be registered to play school cricket until October 19. Jump on board and enjoy the season playing cricket. If you’re a beginner, junior, senior or looking at reps, there is a team for you. Jon Routhan from Waimea Toi Toi can be contacted at 027 431 4093. Anyone interested in joining a Wanderer’s Cricket team can contact Club Captain Dan Cooper on 03 544 4717 or 0274 272 539. Wanderer’s also offer 20/20 social cricket for primary age players on Friday nights and have bar and kitchen facilities open. Anyone interested in joining a school team should contact their local school for more information or to enroll.

TotalDecorating Cricket is a great game for players of all ages. If your youngster is interested in playing cricket this season, contact your local club or school to get them in a team. want to play and we organise the draws and teams.” If your child has already registered, they’ll be excitedly bringing home information soon on the start of the season, beginning for junior cricket on October 27. The fun is not just for the kids, as senior cricketers are welcomed back to the pitch to get things going in the first day of the season with a 2-day competition. Senior cricket will be kicking off on October 6, and if you are interested in playing, and you’re

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The biggest event in the speedway calendar is coming to Nelson this season and it’s bringing 6000 spectators with it. The New Zealand Home Loans NZ Super Stock Championship will be held on January 11 and 12 and is certain to sell out. Accommodation is already filling up on the nights of the championship. Tahuna Beach Holiday Park Speedway president Kris Carpenter believes it is a big coup for the association. “It definitely will sell out. We’re expecting 6000 spectators per night. This is really big for the region. I’ve travelled around and watched this event for the last five seasons and there are plenty of regulars that will do the same,” says Kris. Representatives from each speedway association bid for New Zealand, South and North Island events at a national conference each year. Because it landed the biggest event in the speedway calendar, Top of the South Speedway representatives

pulled the pin on bidding for other key events. “They’re quite hard to get, you have to have people voting for you and we’ve got such a good reputation of running a good championship that we pipped someone else. This event comes around every 15 years and we’ve managed to get it again in just eight or nine.” The NZ Super Stock Championship was last held in Nelson in 2004. Nelson drivers have a great history of success in the championship with one of the country’s top competitors, Craig Boote, looking to add further glory to his already illustrious career. Former 1NZ Dale Ewers will be one of the early favourites while it would be no surprise to see Brett Nicholls and youngster Dale McKenzie pick up podium spots on their home track. Inclement weather has stalled early practices, but drivers are hoping to head out this weekend. The speedway officially opens on October 13.

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Emily Jensen is hoping to create history this month. The 17 year old Waimea College starlet jetted off for a six day training camp in Switzerland last week before she ventures onto Azerbaijan for the FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup. The Young Football Ferns have never made it out of the group stage at the world cup but Emily is confident that this year’s squad has the right mixture to challenge for higher honours. “Getting out of the pool stage is our team goal and then once you get out of there anything can happen,” says Emily. “All along it has been our goal, knowing how cool it would be to do it.” But the qualification process could not be any harder with the Young Football Ferns drawn alongside three heavyweights in Japan, Brazil and Mexico. “Japan go in as one of the favourites and you’d expect Brazil to be really good so Mexico are going to be our closest competition on paper. We’re not going to go out and smoke Japan but we’ll try hard for a draw or maybe a win.” Emily’s road to the world cup may be in stark contrast to her team-mates. She is the only player that is based outside of the country’s main centres and she is only able to play for her club side once a month, as it is more than 846 kilometres away from her home in Appleby. Having played in boy’s teams with Richmond Athletic growing up, Emily signed with the Auckland based Three Kings United for 2012. Ankle injuries picked up playing representative touch rugby delayed the start of her Emily Jensen is off to the FIFA Under-17 Wom- football season but she managed to feature a handful of times for Three Kings, including en’s World Cup. Photo: Phillip Rollo. an impressive display in the successful ASB Women’s Knockout Cup final last month. Because she only makes the trip north once every four weeks, Emily is reduced to oneon-one coaching sessions on the weekends in Nelson. She also has four fitness and strength sessions which she does alone. Emily admits the preparation would have been easier if she was based in Auckland on a full-time basis. Fashion Island is a destination to visit to have “It would have been better but then it’s hard a coffee, a bite to eat, take some down time in to leave everything here. The hard thing is just our courtyards and browse around our many motivating yourself to go out and train. It’s a stores. Merric is just one of our wonderful bit lonely but dad offers to help sometimes.” women’s fashion stores, and manager Kathleen and her team love to coordinate garments for all occasions. With the beautiful spring colours arriving, and the many different textures and Richmond Community designs to choose from there is certainly a Forum collection that you will love.

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Footballers win national cup

The Waimea College first XI has claimed its best result in the pastt ten years by winning the Jim Wishart Cup for the first time. The Jim Wishart Cup is widely known as the best second tier competition for secondary school students in New Zealand, behind the Lotto Premier Boys competition which was held in Nelson. Waimea College spent the week in Ashburton, going through the entire tournament undefeated before facing off against Kings High School from Dunedin in the final. Both teams were tied 1-1 after full-time and twenty minutes of extra time still could not break the deadlock, resulting in a penalty shoot out. Waimea kept its cool under pressure to slot the first three goals while Kings High School did the opposite, missing all of its chances to put in the ball in the back of the net. The side was coached by Martin Keetley and managed by Paul Daubney. Paul says the side was confident heading into the championship after performing well against Nelson College, Nayland College and Marlborough Boys College in qualifying. “As it transpired we did do well and came home with the cup. In my ten year association with the boys team it is the first time that we have won a national tournament and to my knowledge it may be the first time ever that this has happened,” he says. “National tournaments are keenly contested and you have to be at your best over a week’s tournament play to be in the reckoning. This win somewhat erasers memories of coming close on many occasions with some very strong Waimea teams in the past.” Marty’s rotation of players throughout the tournament

The Waimea College first XI that won the 2012 Jim Wishart Cup in Ashburton is; Paul Daubney (manager), Bruno Fontana, Daniel Grimshaw, Dion Keetley, Jeremy Ditzel, Josh Kennedy, Sam Barnett, Corey Bosecke, Nathan Irvine, Hamish Worsley, Luke Henman, Danny Ross, Harry Whitehead, Josh Johnson and Martin Keetley (coach). Photo: Phillip Rollo. was crucial in getting a fit team to the final, adds Paul. “This is not to say that injuries through the week did not also occur but we had the strength in the squad to continue.”

All the players performed well in the squad, which was led on the field by the captain Sam Barnett. During the week the team won seven games, only drawing once.

Touch star off to Aussie Phillip Rollo

Ella Marwick didn’t have much time to trade the netball bib for a touch rugby singlet. The multi-talented Waimea College student has flown to Australia to link up with the New Zealand Under-17 women’s touch rugby team, just one week after starring for the Waimea College Senior A netball team at the South Island Secondary School Championship. Ella is one of three Nelson players in the New Zealand side, along with Nelson College for Girls students Nicole Drummond and Rosa Edwards. The New Zealand Under-17s will contest the Touch Football Australia X-Blades National Youth Championship in Port Macquarie, NSW. New Zealand is the only international side at the tournament, with the Australian teams being represented by each individual state. New Zealand is entered in the Under-19 competition but cannot reach the finals. Having been involved in previous age-group teams, Ella says the competition will be tough. “The Australians are just workhorses. Ella Marwick has been selected in the They’re all so fit without doing any of the flashy stuff.” New Zealand Under-17 women’s touch Ella is likely to feature in a link-winger role. rugby team. Photo: Phillip Rollo. Car dealer Paul Dowell knows a thing or two about cars so he recently joined a group of Nelson folk in Bonneville, Utah, USA to help set a new speed record in a Mini. The team did it and Paul gave it his thumbs up after setting the record last month, a fantastic achievement from the whole team.

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

Notice of Annual General Meeting – Richmond Community Forum

The proposal is contained in two documents:

Tuesday 25 September 2012 at 7.30 pm Tasman District Library Meeting Room, Queen Street, Richmond. All welcome. Agenda: – Minutes of previous meeting – Ratify name change of organisation to Richmond Residents Association – Adoption of Annual Accounts – Election of Officers – General Business.

A Summary of Information which outlines the detail of the proposal, the reason for a proposal and the period for submissions. This summary is available in the latest edition of Newsline on page 4.

Notice of meeting – Nelson Tasman Cycle Trails Trust AGM

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. Your views will help guide Council’s decision making on whether to proceed with developing and adopting a Bylaw.

A Statement of Proposal which provides detail on the proposal, options, financial and other considerations. The full Statement of Proposal and Summary of Information including the draft Bylaw may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the following Council Service Centres: • Richmond Service Centre, 189 Queen Street, Richmond

The Nelson Tasman Cycle Trails Trust will hold its 2012 Annual General Meeting on Thursday 27 September 2012, in the Sport Tasman Sports House off Saxton Road, Stoke. The meeting will be convened at 9.00 am and morning tea will be served following adjournment. All welcome.

Notice of temporary closure – ASB Aquatic Centre

• Motueka Service Centre, 7 Hickmott Place, Motueka

The ASB Aquatic Centre will be closed for maintenance from 4.00 pm 30 September 2012 and reopening at 5.30 am Wednesday 3 October 2012. The Fitness Centre and Holiday Programme will still be operating their normal hours over this period.

• Takaka Service Centre, 78 Commercial Street, Takaka • Murchison Service Centre, 92 Fairfax Street, Murchison And libraries: • District Library, Queen Street, Richmond

Traffic delays

• Motueka Library, Pah Street, Motueka

The National Road Relay is taking place on 6 October 2012 beginning from the Moutere Hills Community Centre, on a circuit including Neudorf Road, Rosedale Road, Thorpe-Orinoco Road, Dovedale Road, Thorn Road, Blackbird Valley Road and Kelling Road. Although there will be no road closures, it is expected that there will be delays between 9.00 am and 3.30 pm on the day of the event particularly at lap change points on the Rosedale Saddle, Jacobs Ladder Saddle, Thorn Road and Blackbird Valley Road. Full details of the course are available through the event link on Athletics Nelson website www.athletics.nelson.co.nz If you have any concerns or questions, please call Ian Morrison on Ph. 03 545 0687.

• Takaka Memorial Library, Junction Street, Takaka. A copy of the full Statement of Proposal is available on the Tasman District Council website at www.tasman.govt.nz/link/bylaw All submissions on the proposal are to be in writing and posted or delivered to: Robyn Scherer, Executive Assistant, Engineering Services, Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, 189 Queen Street, Richmond 7050; emailed to info@tasman.govt.nz or faxed to 03 543 9524. Forms for making an electronic submission are available on the Tasman District Council website at: www.tasman.govt.nz/link/bylaw Submissions close at 4.30 pm on Friday 26 October 2012.

Rivercare Group Meetings Motupiko / Upper Motueka / Tadmor / Sherry (1 October 2012) Dove River (1 October 2012) Lower Motueka, Riwaka, Little Sydney and Moutere (2 October 2012) Takaka, Waingaro, Anatoki (3 October 2012) Aorere and Kaituna (3 October 2012) Owners and occupiers of land within the Tasman District Council Classified X and Y River Rated Areas noted below are invited to a public meeting with the Council’s Asset Engineer for Rivers, MWH Consultant and the Rivers Maintenance Contractor. The purpose of this series of meetings is a follow up to the meetings held in March 2012 to discuss the Annual Operating Maintenance Programme and other River activities proposed for the 2012-2013 financial year. River Upper Motueka, Motupiko, Tadmor and Sherry Rivers Dove River Lower Motueka, (Andersons to sea) Riwaka, Brooklyn, Little Sydney & Moutere Rivers Takaka, Waingaro and Anatoki Rivers

Aorere and Kaituna Rivers

Meeting Date / Location Monday 1 October 2012, 1.30 pm at Tapawera Community Centre Monday 1 October 2012 7.30pm at Dovedale Hall Tuesday 2 October 2012, 4.00 pm at the Tasman District Council Motueka Service Centre, 7 Hickmott Place, Motueka. Wednesday 3 October 2012, 10.30 am at Recreation Park, Takaka Rugby Clubrooms, Takaka* *Change of venue from last time. Wednesday 3 October 2012, 2.30 pm at Collingwood Tavern

Enquiries to: Giles Griffith at Tasman District Council (Ph. 03 543 7244); or Rick Lowe at MWH New Zealand Ltd (Ph. 03 546 0673). For further information about rivers maintenance go to www.tasman.govt.nz

03 543 8400 03 523 1013 03 528 2022 03 525 0020

Tuesday 9 October 2012, 10.00 am – 2.00 pm, Saxton Field. Trail rides, bike skills course, urban bike circuit, Police road safety, fun trikes, skateboarding, scooters, unicycles, crazy bikes, BMX, mountain biking. FREE entry – bring your bike, scooter, skateboard, lunch and safety gear. For more information go to www.sporttasman.org.nz/cycle_festival

Is your property at risk of fire? A vegetation fire in the Nelson Lakes area could be deadly. Learn what you can do to better protect yourself and your property from the risk of a vegetation fire. The Waimea Rural Fire Authority (and Lake Rotoiti Volunteer Fire Force) invites you to a presentation on FireSmart, based on the successful United States and South Africa’s FireWise Programmes. Saturday 20 October 2012, 3.00 pm, Lake Rotoiti Community Hall. For further information contact : – Rural Fire Network – Ph. 03 544 2441, – Malcolm McConochie – Ph. 03 521 1843, – Alison Rothschild – Ph. 03 521 1806

Council Meetings Agendas and Minutes for Council Meetings can be viewed on Council’s website at www.tasman.govt.nz Environment and Planning Committee Tasman Council Chambers, 189 Queen Street, Richmond, Thursday 20 September 2012, 9.30 am. Public forum Environment and Planning Consents Subcommittee (Wakatu Incorporation) Motueka Office, 7 Hickmott Place, Motueka, Monday 24 September 2012, 10.30 am. No public forum Motueka Aerodrome Management & Development Plan Hearing Motueka Office, 7 Hickmott Place, Motueka, Wednesday 26 September 2012, 9.30 am. No public forum

24 Hour Assistance Richmond Murchison Motueka Takaka

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Corporate Services Committee Tasman Council Chambers, 189 Queen Street, Richmond, Thursday 27 September 2012, 10.15 am. Public forum Audit Subcommittee Tasman Council Chambers, 189 Queen Street, Richmond, Thursday 27 September 2012, 1.30 pm or conclusion of Corporate Services. No public forum

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