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Drunk youths put top event in ‘jeopardy’ Underage drinking near Richmond’s biggest festival could have put the whole event in jeopardy, say organisers. There has been reports of teenage drinking near of the Last of the Summer Fare on Friday night, although organisers insist it did not come from stall holders. Dave Barrett, co owner of Sprig & Fern, says the Last of the Summer Fare on Friday night was a great event. However, he had heard that there were issues with teenagers loitering around the Richmond Mall car park and that alcohol could have been involved. Sprig & Fern were the major sponsors of the event and had a tent serving beer and wine. Spirits were not sold at the event and Dave believes the young people had access to “alco-pops” prior to the event. “We were taking our re-
sponsibility seriously when serving alcohol,” says Dave. Dave says as far as he was aware the young people didn’t cause trouble in Sundial Square but he had heard that a kid had to have their stomach pumped. St John Nelson operations team leader Gary Tobin says the work load for his staff at Last of the Summer Fare was normal and there were no issues but his staff had passed on to him that there were a large number of teenagers present at the event. “Two teenagers were treated with altered levels of consciousness due to alcohol sourced elsewhere,” he says. However, Pauline Farley, one of the organisers of the event, says a 15 yearold was taken to hospital unconscious and even though the teenagers involved in the incident were not involved in the
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APPLE BOB: Waimea College junior leaders Hollie Scott, 14, and Chelcie Phillips, 14, were in charge of the apple bobbing game at the Sprig & Fern Last of the Summer Fare in the Sundial Square on Friday night. Photo: Teresa Hattan.
Summer Fare attracts massive crowd to Richmond Despite problems with teenage drinking close to the action, organisers of the Sprig & Fern Last of the Summer Fare say the event was a success. Pauline Jennings of Drycrust, who had the tender to organise the event for Richmond Unlimited, says although there
were issues with young people drinking, they did not source their drink from the festival. Medieval games kept the children amused on Friday evening while music, food and beer and wine were on hand to please the rest of the 3000 locals who attended.
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* Richmond police dealt with 15 disorder calls over the weekend. This does include multiple calls to the same incident, but all were related to drunken behaviour by young people. “That’s a lot for us over the weekend,” says officer in charge of Waimea John Price. “These people were acting out of character because of alcohol,” he says. The incidents occurred at various locations around Richmond.
Trolley quick, but not quite quick enough Despite the temperamental weather on Saturday, the Robertson’s Trolley Derby went off without a hitch. But unfortunately Richmond local Ronan Stilwell, who was last year’s Zoomers category winner, wasn’t able to secure back-to-back wins. More than two thousand people were estimated to have watched the iconic Nelson derby, which attracted a record number of entrants. “The mixed looks of excitement, freedom and adrenalin on the kids’ faces as they went down the hill were priceless, and the crowd’s support was fantastic, as usual,” says Gilbert Robertson from Robertson Chartered Accountants, sponsors of the event.
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Local fire units have busy week A brisk walk up Dellside Reserve early on Sunday morning did not amuse Richmond fire fighters. Richmond fire units were called to a structure fire on Sunday morning in the reserve after the station received a call just before 5am, informing them a long drop was on fire. By the time fire officers had tramped up the hill the loo was well alight. Chief fire officer Ralph Lonsdale says the loo was not very big and made of fibreglass. “It’s non-reparable and now there’s a hole in the ground.” Ralph says this is the second time in a number of years the long drop has been burnt down. He also says the fire is treated as suspicious but council have now taken over. “They may pursue this with the police,” says Ralph. The Brightwater Rural Fire Force attended a car
crash last Wednesday evening in the Aniseed Valley. Police and police dogs also attended the scene after the occupants of the vehicle fled. The crash wasn’t major according to rural fire officer Steve Foote but after an extensive search of the area was undertaken the call out turned in to a manhunt. Officers believe alcohol was involved and the car was stolen. “Everyone was found and are now being dealt with by police,” says Steve. Private properties were searched in the hunt with several crews attending the call out. “It really hits home that drink driving is not a good thing, it then starts to involve people in the community,” says Steve. Fire officers and police were on the scene quickly, resulting in everyone being safe at the end of the day.
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Carol Gilligan and Raymond Smith at Chris and Kate’s wedding on Friday. This week the Out & About camera had a few events to do to. Wednesday evening saw us pop into the Chamber of Commerce Women in Business function at Tonic Hairculture and Beauty in Richmond. On Wednesday there was also the Sizzle ‘n’ Sport event organised by Futures Early Education Preschool and Childcare. Friday night was the annual Last of the Summer Fare held in the Sundial Square in Richmond. Hundreds of hungry and thirsty locals turned out to celebrate. Friday night was also saw ex Waimea College student Kate Eithne and Nick Davies from Appleby Whelan marry Australian Chris Nash at the Catholic Church in on Friday night. Appleby. Their reception was held at Monaco and the camera was there. Remember, if you are having a function or event and would like us to come and take photos, contact as at editorial@ waimeaweekly.co.nz or phone 544-9037. Photos can also be submitted via email. Kyle Egan and Rose Madden. Allie Gutschlag, Pujari Dickson, Lauren Mills and Karina Rasmussen from First Years Richmond Early Learning Centre.
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The staff at Raeward Fresh in Champion Rd, near the Aquatic Centre, have fielded a few phone calls from the public asking why they have moved. This created a bit of puzzlement until they noticed that their recent advertisement had been placed on top of our own Waimea Weekly ad promoting the fact that they had moved. Rest assured, the Raeward fresh team have not, and will not be relocating and are still open seven days a week. Manager Wayne Diedrichs insists now is a great time to call in to their store and check out the huge amount of locally grown produce. “We’ve got apples and pears coming direct in bins STILL HERE: Wayne Diedrichs from Raeward from the orchards – you can’t get fresher! And Fresh almost needed to tear out his hair after we’ve even had feijoas from a lovely Richmond lady who has a couple of trees in her back yard. fielding calls asking if they had moved. You can’t get more local than that!”
Richmond store first in South Island to be re-branded An aim to provide a better service for loyal customers has seen a local store change its ways. Richmond’s Payless the Stock Liquidator on the corner of Gladstone Rd and Queen St has reopened its doors after renovations. The store, formally known as Payless Plastics, was re-branded to reflect the fact that only 25 percent of their goods were plastic. John Arbuckle, owner of the store, says he has rebranded so the store can go back to basics. The Richmond store is the third in the country and the first in the South Island to undergo the transformation. The shop has experienced huge changes over the past month with manager Wendy Hunt saying it is now brighter, more open and with a fantastic range of products. “This includes a great range of consumables, but we are still stocking the best products from the past, all at fantastic, competitive prices.” Payless now have bargain bins with different price points starting at $2, where customers can rummage through and find a bargain. Wendy says the feedback to date has been great. “Customers like the look of the new shop and they love the new prices.” Wendy and the rest of the staff look forward to seeing both new and existing customers.
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Better work stories not needed for Richmond cop Teresa Hattan From dodging bullets in the Armed Offenders Squad to working overseas and most recently as Richmond’s top cop, Senior Sergeant John Price seems to have done it all. John, who has been in the force for 35 years, will soon be leaving his post in Richmond to take the next step in his long policing career. “I always said if I stopped enjoying going to work I’d do something else. It’s not all about catching bad people.” John’s first assignment as an officer was in Nelson in 1976. He and the other policeman accompanying him were the first officers in Nelson to have the blue uniforms. John then moved into stints in Ashburton and Greymouth before he was back in sunny Nelson. John’s entire working career has been spent in the South Island, so he says he is definitely a mainlander. Being a sectional Sergeant has been a highlight for John over the years. “Those are the guys that do the 24 hour policing, you work 24 hour rosters and you have a team of about six Constables, emergency response and that sort of thing.” He says working with young police officers has also been a highlight. He has also been lucky enough to work overseas in the Solomon’s and the Philippians over the years but he has certainly enjoyed his 12 years in Richmond.
But the town has progressed a lot during this time. “When I first came here we operated out of an old house which is now part of the car park of the mall.” John says it has been good to get the police station they have now. He was quite involved with this, right from advocating for it through to the design and building. Richmond is a great community to work in according to John. “I think there’s a lot to be proud of in terms of how the community works and the low crime rate they enjoy.” The move into a job in the city will be different, but John says he’s quite relaxed about the change. “I think the changes have quite a lot of potential to enhance the service to the community and I guess that’s what policing and change is all about, trying new things and seeing if they work. “The ability to provide a greater level of 24 hour service across Nelson, including Richmond, is a good thing.” Being a response manager in the city will see John manage the 24 hour response throughout Nelson and Richmond. The role of officer in charge of Waimea will now become obsolete. “There will be a Sergeant based here but there won’t actually be an OC, but at the end of the day I’ll be available as will the other senior sergeants based in Nelson. “We’ll be policing the whole area so if people have issues or concerns HIGHER PLACES: Officer in charge of Waimea John Price will soon there will be people they be leaving Richmond Police Station. He is taking up a new role in the are able to contact, or if city. Photo: Teresa Hattan. they’ve got good things to John still enjoys working shift work and going out on pasay, which is much more important be- trol. “I still enjoy doing the core policing work. I’ve never cause we like that.” got away from that completely which I think is a positive John says there will soon be the potential thing, it certainly helps me to understand when staff talk to better respond to calls for service “and about things I think you’re better able to have an underservice is what policing is all about.” standing.”
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The beginning of Washbourn Gardens Richmond historian Peter Kearns investigates the Washbourn Gardens dwelling. This dwelling now occupied by Nelson Solicitor Nick Moore was originally built by Mr H O Washbourn, some time prior to his early death in 1927. Records state that Dr Washbourn who was born in Onekaka Golden Bay, arrived in Richmond in 1919 during which year he bought Hillcrest Private Hospital. It was here that he established a specially equipped building for electrical treatment, mostly for clients who were crippled with Rheumatism. Following is death in 1927 the Washbourn Dwelling as we see it today was sold to a Mr Disher - who had been the farm manager for the then attached farm land that existed. The land was separated from the house with the latter being sold to Doctor W H Currie who had arrived from Hamilton. Doctor Currie too died at an early age in 1942 and the medical practice he had established was serviced by Doctor D C Low, a well known practitioner who as it turned out was one of few doctors left in Nelson at the time due to the onset of the second world war. This was a great relief for Mrs Currie and especially generous as the assistance was with Doctor Low also having to maintain the servicing of his own practice back in Nelson. Mrs Currie shifted to a new residence in Wilkes Street, I believe in 1961, at which point son Ted assumed occupancy of the Washbourn House, whilst his twin brother Hugh moved to a home in Crescent Street. Ted Currie later sold the property to the Richmond Borough Council and at which time the dwelling under separate title was sold to the present owner Mr Nick Moore. The separate titled land portion is what we know today as Washbourn Gardens, this has proved to have been a prudent invest-
ment championed by the late Richmond councillor Mr Bill Wilkes. Doctor Currie operated his medical practice from here as well as his place of residence. His wife Mrs Currie was a well known and respected school teacher, holding teaching positions at Richmond School and Nelson College for Girls. Doctor Currie was also well known for having a swimming area in Aniseed Valley named after him. This swimming STILL THERE: This dwelling, originally built by Mr H O Washbourn, still stands today. area was where I believe he met his untimely death, drowning in the pool of wa- him a month or so back. Unfortunately Lionel did not get ter that had been for so many years his favourite area in to read this item as he passed away in October, succumbwhich to swim. ing to the rigours associated with diabetes, he was 81 and I remember as a young boy visiting the Washbourn House was well aware of having lived a good life. where my eldest brother Lionel was their “lawn mowing Washbourn Gardens today continues to be well presented boy” and if my memory serves me correct, Lionel was for public access, well “manicured”, clean and tidy. privileged to operate what seemed to be a very large “reel The Begonias within the confines of the gardens were a mower”. The well laid out gardens and shrubberies along gift to the Borough several years ago by the late Mr Ian with some gold fish were of some real fascination to me as and Mrs Marie Thorn, who had for many years prior a youngster. grown and cared for them at their own residence in UpAs I complete these various articles of “looking back” over per Queen Street, Richmond. earlier Richmond days I have been forwarding from week It was a very thoughtful and generous gesture of Ian and to week copies of the Waimea Weekly to my eldest brother Marie to donate them and have them removed to WashLionel and this article had been one I had discussed with bourn Gardens for the local and public at large to enjoy.
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Just a thought
Many years ago a prince visited a ripped up and spiring blood), so overwhelmed was he as he war torn people. These people were grieving took upon himself the sin and suffering of the and hurt, tired of the blood and atrocities being world. Later he was led out to die. While dying, this prince of peace – who in the committed against them. This prince visited them and he lived among beginning of time created all things and without them. And similar to Prince William of Wales, him nothing was made that has been made*– this prince suffered the death of a parent rela- hung bloodied and broken on a cross. It was here in history while dying that this tively early in life and therefore had prince felt the gravity of our sins, this uncanny ability to relate to those our selflessness, our egocentricity, suffering. As he grew up and travelled our greed, our lust for power and sex around his own country he no doubt and money, our lack of confidence, would come across people left deour excuses, our timidity. Not only composing on crosses, hung there as that – this prince took on the future warning signs against opposing Caepain suffered by individuals, families sar or Herod. and communities in tragedies. This And so this prince wept and wept at prince being very God, felt the pain the suffering of his people. This prince would look at his capital of war, earthquake, tsunami, radiacity and weep “Jerusalem, Jerusalem tion poisoning, fire, flooding, famine, Jon Parkes from St. … how often I have longed to gather rape, genocide... …and this prince David’s Presbyterian your children together, as a hen gathwho was God become human, was Church ers her chicks under her wings…”* so weighed down, he died. He died He wept when seeing the grief and in anguish and pain and suffered. He anguish of his closest friends when their broth- died so that all humanity could receive life eterer died – he shared in their pain.* He wept so nal, so that wrongs would be reversed, so that much that this prince confronted the powers- the rich will become poor and the poor rich, that-be knowing they were unjust, often cruel, so that all humanity should no longer live for and had forgotten to walk in the ways of His themselves but for him – the prince of peace – Father. Sadly this prince was betrayed by those who died for them and was raised again.* This closest to him and arrested and made ready to prince died for you. Live for him. He knows be executed. pain, he knows suffering. He knows you and Before he died again he wept and while praying weeps when you weep. in a garden he experienced hematidrosis (per- *Matthew 23:37; John 11; John 1: 1-5; 2Cor 5:15.
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For the most experienced, knowledgeable and friendly travel agents in town, don’t go past House of Travel Richmond. Sally has just been to Macau and Hong Kong, Kylie has just enjoyed the beaches of Rarotonga for the third time– and she says it’s still just as good as ever. Nicola is heading off in April on a Wild Earth small ship cruise around the Kermadec islands. Rhonda and Eva have recently been on the new P&O cruise ship – the Pearl and thoroughly recommend it, and Tena is off later this year to take her children to Disneyland! We also have more of our famous travel shows coming up. We have a small ship cruising one on 20, April. River and ocean cruising in early August and The Best of Italy in early October. If you would like to attend any of these then please register now. We know how precious your travel memories are because we are travellers too. There are thousands of options to suit every budget and taste. Our job is to sort through them all, working with you to turn your dreams into a fantastic holiday. Without a travel agent you are on your own. Jigsaw Preschool in Richmond has now been open for 10 weeks, and has welcomed many new parents and their children to its family. The new facilities are proving to be a huge asset as the teachers continue to make full use of the centre’s potential when caring for your child. Being set back from, but convenient to the main road from Richmond to Stoke, provides parents with stress free access when hurrying to work, and the children with a quiet, caring and fun environment in which to spend their day with their new friends. Trish Ireland Our excellent teachers take pride in adding their own influences to the centre’s environment, providing a home away from home feeling for the children, in a safe and stimulating atmosphere. We encourage all parents who are considering preschool education and care for their child, to call for an information pack or come and visit us at our new purpose-built centre to see for themselves the wonderful services we are providing. Aquarius Beauty would like to introduce our new massage therapist Nicki, who has been involved in massage for the last 3 ½ years. At the end of 2010 she completed her Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage at SIT Invercargill. While there she was involved with providing massage for various sporting and entertainment groups including the NZ Ballet Escape the daily pressures of life and reward yourself at Aquarius Beauty. Whether it’s beauty therapy, a relaxing or treatment massage or any one of our fantastic treatments, Aquarius Beauty Nicki Jury takes the utmost care in providing you with the best beauty therapy experience available. Regular visits, whether it’s just for an eyebrow shaping, or an intensive facial, full body massage and full body treatment, will greatly improve the way you look and feel about yourself. In an environment that is welcoming, friendly and relaxing, we offer you a professional consultation for your individual needs. Contours Richmond is the ultimate health and fitness club designed exclusively for women. At Contours Richmond you can join The Contours team from left are: Barbra, Lynn, Nicole, popular proLouise and Krissy grammes such as Radical Fitness, Zumba, Pilates, Yoga, group or personal training and our new fantastic weightloss programme reSHAPEme. reSHAPEme is a scientifically planned, motivating and fun programme that is effective. Each woman has their own specific goals when they join – from de-stress and staying shapely, to keeping healthy. Contours Richmond is here to help you achieve what ever are your goals.
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Bowls not just a sport for the youngsters
ROLL UP: Richmond Bowling Club president Richard Newport has been involved in the club seven years but has only been president for one. Photo: Teresa Hattan.
Richard Newport was assigned the role of club president because there wasn’t a whole heap of other options. The Richmond local has been involved in the bowling club for seven years but a year ago was appointed president for want of anyone else. Richard’s bowling habit started off with the indoor variety once his children left home. “I was one of those ones that always worked six days a week. My wife played for a long time but we first started off playing indoor.” Richard says the best part about being involved in bowls, and the Richmond Bowling Club in particular, is how friendly the sport it. It’s this social aspect that keeps Richard going back for more. “There are a lot of us there that never aspire, particularly when you start playing bowls in your 60s, we certainly don’t aspire to represent Nelson or New Zealand. We play for the fun of it and regard winning as a bonus.” Richard says bowls is like any other sport and community or-
ganisation, numbers are dropping “and there are a smaller and smaller percentage of those members or players who are prepared to do any work, so the Jo Blogs’ are down at the bowling club or wherever just about every day.” Despite this, Richard says it is rewarding being involved in the running of the club and it’s great to be involved. “I wouldn’t play anywhere else. It’s a good friendly club but like most other sporting clubs we struggle to make ends meat.” In attempt to draw in new members the club have run a league programme for the past two years. This business house competition sees games being played on a Tuesday night for six weeks prior to Christmas and six weeks after. “It’s been very successful, had two full greens for the second year in a row. It’s absolutely magic.” Richard says the club find they get a lot of players who have had to give up the game of golf. “Bowling is not quite as strenuous as golf is muscle wise.”
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NETBALL: The Saxton Field Netball Courts are unavailable throughout March as they are being resurfaced. Twilight netball has now finished and the courts cannot be used for practices but improved service will resume in April. ATHLETICS: The Tasman District will now host next year’s Colgate Games. As QEII Park will not be available for the 2012 South Island Colgate Games due to the earthquake they have been moved to Saxton Fields Sports Complex. The dates for Games remain the same - 13, 14 and 15 January 2012. RUGBY: Murchison division 2 rugby team put in a great performance on Saturday, travelling all the way to Golden Bay to triumph over Collingwood 33-5. Also playing div 2 rugby in the Bay on Saturday was Wanderers, but it went down to Takaka, 20-9. BASKETBALL: Yesterday Waimea College’s Hana Wilkinson, 16, was named as a small forward for the New Zealand girls under 18 basketball team to compete in Australia early next month. Hana, who’s preferred position is guard, has been working with Tall Black Mike Fitchett throughout summer.
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Waimea Old Boys 2011
What a weekend! Waimea teams whallop Stoke at Jubilee Andrew Board
LOOSE GRASP: Stables Waimea div 1 hooker Todd Bavin escapes the grasp of Stoke lock Ben Douglas. Photos: Andrew Board.
How good was that? Waimea Old Boys division 2 rugby side set up a glorious day at Jubilee Park last Saturday with a massive and humiliating 73-6 win over Stoke before the division 1 side inflicted similar pain to the clubs biggest rivals on the same pitch. Stables Waimea’s top team ground its two-time defending champion opponents, Stoke, with physical forward play and an impeccable kicking display by first-five Andrew Leatham. Stoke had few answers and when they did Waimea hit straight back to continue its domination. The win comes after a close loss to Nelson in its first game of the year last weekend. Andrew kicked an impressive 21 points and dotted down for a try in the first half. While winger Trael Joass, who was plying his trade for Waimea College last season, scored an impressive solo try, darting down the sideline before wrong footing his marker and diving in the left hand corner. The final score was 35-13. It sets Waimea up for a big season, gaining plenty of confidence and getting the win without some of its biggest names, including Tasman Mako’s Kaide Whiting and Hamish Cochrane, both of whom are injured. This week the side heads to Cooks Reserve to take on the newly promoted Riwaka, a team that lost to Stoke in the first week of competition but bounced back with a win over Marist last Saturday. Meanwhile, Superliquor Waimea division 2 stormed to its massive win over Stoke with a somewhat embarrassing 12 try haul. Among the try scorers were Todd Brodie, Mike Bushel, James Lailvanu (2), Ben Max, Joe Higgins, Ben Jeffery (2), Mike Bates (2), Mitchel Bateman(2). Brad Crisp, Joe Higgins and Jamie Galloway all kicked goals. The division 2 team is also playing in Riwaka this weekend, kicking off at 1.15pm.
WE WANT YOU: Waimea Old Boys women’s rugby player Gemma Milne is on the hunt for more players for the champion team.
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Ever thought about playing women’s rugby? Now is the time to give it a go, says Waimea player Gemma Milne. The team, which won the competition last year, is several players short of a full squad after some of its player moved away at the end of last season. Gemma says women or girls are welcome and playing experience is not necessary. “We are a social team, enjoy a good time, but we definitely like to win.” The team is coached by Tony Healy and trains every Monday and Wednesday night, with games on Saturday afternoons. If you are keen to play rugby this year, or keen to hear more about it, give Gemma a call on 021 307 423. The season kicks off on April 30.
Calling all kids who want to play junior rugby at Waimea UP FIELD: Superliquor Waimea div 2 centre Ben Jeffery.
Any children aged 6 to 13 who want to play rugby at the regions most succesful club, Waimea Old Boys, can call Chris Stringer on 544 5971. Waimea is based at Jubilee Park in Richmond and offers top quality coaching and support for all its players.
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Three gold medals a surprise for masters athlete at nationals Encouragement from her grandson saw Mary Eggers secure a third gold medal at the recent national Masters Games in Wanganui. The Richmond resident competed in the games last month in road races in the 60 plus category. Mary and her husband started competitive walking a while ago but they hadn’t been to a masters games before. After realising they would miss the South Island games coming to Nelson in October Mary decided she would enter the national games. The Waimea Harriers member says walking can be as competitive as you want it to be. “When you get to the start line you’ve got no idea who’s in what age group so you just go and do your best and that’s
what I was trying to do.” “We’ve got competitive streaks in all of us but at different levels and as soon as you put those walking shoes on and you get to the start line of a competition, the competitive spirit takes over and away you go.” Mary says she always tries to go out and do the best she can, but for others they use the competitions as a chance to go for a casual stroll, which is fine. Mary competed in three different distances including the five kilometre, 10km and the half marathon. “There was also a six kilometre cross country but I didn’t want to take part in that so I just did the road walking.” Mary says she was very pleased to come away with three gold medals for all events she entered. She also completed a personal best time for her five kilometre race, crossing the finish line in 32 minutes and 21 seconds. She did the 10km in one hour, eight minutes and one second, which is her second best time and the half marathon was com-
pleted in two hours, 29 minutes and 30 seconds, also a second best time. “I was fairly pleased; my training had obviously paid off.” Mary trains by walking the streets of Richmond and the odd hill. She tries to go for walks around three nights a week and she tries to get two good walks in over the weekend of a longer distance. Mary says discipline is what is needed it you want to be competitively involved in walking. “You just make it part of your routine, if you want to do something you do it. You can fit it in.” Competing at the masters games was very friendly according to Mary, and now Nelsonians have the chance to get involved when the games come here in October. “I’d encourage anyone to go and because it’s coming to Nelson everybody should do it, give something a go.” There is a wide variety of sports to get involved with, so visit simasters.co.nz to find a sport to enter, Mary says it is well worth it.
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Club rewarded for administration efforts Wanderers sports club were rewarded for its top administration over the weekend at its end of season dinner. Sport Tasman sport development senior advisor Steve Mitchell presented the award to administrator Diane Drogemuller on Saturday after the club demonstrated they met a number of compliance procedures. When presenting the award Steve told the group gathered that volunteers were the lifeline to community sport organisations. Sports Tasman works alongside clubs such as the Wanderers so they can achieve this level of service for the community.
ADMINISTRATION AWARD: Sport Development senior advisor for Sport Tasman Steve Mitchell presents a clubmark award to Wanderers club administrator Diane Drogemuller. Photo: Teresa Hattan.
Waimea Tramping Club Wed 6 April, Central Australia slides, 7.30pm Fish & Game Council Rooms, Champion Road. Day trip Sun 10 Apr Wainui Hut circuit from Canaan, medium, ph Robert 544 0142 or Donald 545 1339. Music on Friday 8 Apr ‘11 at: 10 am Venue: St David’s Presbyterian Church Florence Street, Richmond. The Life and Music of Henry Purcell. Bring a bite to eat for luncheon break. Hope/Ranzau Women’s Institute At their monthly Meeting on Weds. 6thApril; 1.30pm at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Dorset St. Richmond; Hope/Ranzau Women’s Institute will entertain themselves. Do come. Contact 5445872 Live Well Stay well at the Wakefield Village Hall April 5 at 9.45-10am. Digital Photography, “Getting those digital photos just right”. Bring a photo you are proud of for analysis. Barry Doig, Senior Net. Enquires ph 5419693 Housie group Anyone interested in joining a Fun Housie group contact Raylene Smith 544 5558. Firewood Fundraiser Rabbit Island Forest open for public firewood collection on Sat April 2 & Sunday April 3: 9am – 1pm.. Charge $10/standard trailer (6’ x 4’). Please follow sign posts and observe all safety requirements.Proceeds to Richmond Kindergarten. Kids Disco Richmond Playcentre Playground Fundraiser. Fri 8 Apr 5pm-6.30pm at Richmond School. A live
band, sausage sizzle,hot chips cake stall & raffle.$5 per child or $10 per family 2-4 children. Adults free. Tickets at 46 Waverley St or Ph Tania on 544 1091 Daidokan Karate Brightwater Come along to Brightwater on Mondays 11 &18 April, try karate for free. Small friendly club, get fit, learn a traditional martial art. Brightwater Hall, Mon 7.30pm-9pm, Sun 10am-12pm. New members welcome age 10+ Contact: Andrew 0277503606 email@example.com WAY2GO Richmond Recreation Centre - EASY BEAT Exercise Mondays & Fridays 9am to 10am $4. SHAPEUP Group fitness circuit Mondays & Fridays 10.30am to 11.30am $3. WALKING GROUP meet 9.30 every Monday (Free). NEW Walking Circuit starting soon $3. CLUB50 social recreation group for older adults $2. 9 Cambridge Street, Richmond. Zumba Brightwater Hall Mon 6-7pm. Karate Brightwater Hall Mon 7.30-9pm. Over Fifties Flexicise Wakefield Village Hall Tues 11-12pm. Badminton Brightwater HallTues 6-8pm. Sewing Group Wakefield Village Hall Wed 9-12pm. Pilates Wakefield Village Hall Wed 6-7pm. Badminton Brightwater Hall Wed 6-8pm. Karate Wakefield School Hall Wed 7-9pm Zumba Wakefield Village Hall Thurs 6-7pm. Men’s Circuit Wakefield Village Hall Thurs 7.30-8.30pm. Phone 5443955 Parent Centre Workshop Taming Your Toddler Tue 5 April @ 7.30pm. Strategies to manage behaviour. Practical play ideas. Qualified speakers. $30 non members, $10
members Linda 5449668 Sprig&Fern -Christchurch Quiz Night fundraiser Quiz starts at 8(ish) every Wednesday at the Sprig & Fern in Hardy St. It costs just $3 per player but you are obviously welcome to give more. We have decided to add the proceeds from all of our quiz evenings in March to the funds we already have with the aim of raising several thousand dollars for Christchurch. This is a larger sum than usual but with support, we’re sure we can do it. The Soroptimists - Waimea Fashion Show Staging a fashion show on 6 April in the Richmond Community Church, Warring Car Park conjunction with Beetees Fashions, Whitwell shoes Motueka and Fields Florist - Richmond - tickets $15. Some proceeds will go towards the Christchurch Appeal. Destination Nelson Lakes Find out what’s happening in your region. All residents and batch owners welcome. Rotoiti community hall St Arnaud. Mon 4 April 7pm to 8.30pm. Your 10cts is worth gold to us. Info contact 021 180 4358. Wine auction & picnic pm, 2 April at Woollaston Winery, Old Coach Road, Mahana. Proceeds to Nelson Labour Party and Christchurch Earthquake Relief. Entry $10. Music, BYO picnic, meet Maryan Street. Ph. 5457282. Mountain Bike Challenge Sun 3 April, Family Fun Day, Tapawera, 11 am, 3 courses – 15km, 22km, 27km, $5 child, $10 adult, $25 family, entry forms at cycle shops or www. tapawera.school.nz.
Sunday Services 10.00am You are welcome
Waimea Methodist Parish
10.00am Worship Celebration
Sunday Services Richmond 9.30am Sunday School
4 Wensley Rd (opp TDC) Cup of tea to follow Wakefield - 11am Service 1st & 3rd Sundays Sunday School 10.30am Cnr Edward/Arrow Sts Enquiries call 544 8394
Speaker: Pastor Doug Duncan
Warring Carpark (Behind No.1 Shoes) 243 Queen Street
S AT U R D AY 9 A P R I L
PURELY WOMEN All-girl worship
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“Finding God” Friday 1 April - 7.00pm Richmond Baptist Church All women welcome For more info phone 544-7596
( Modified )
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Gates Open 6pm Racing Starts 7pm Adults $15. Members, Children & Pemsioners $7. Family Pass $30
Tahuna Beach Holiday Park
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Image © Graham Hughes
Public Notices Pigeon Valley Steam Museum. Wakefield “On Steam” Sun 3 April 10am-4pm, Steam Skyline & sawmill operating. Usual rides. $5 adults. Children free. Skyline operating, tractors, trucks, rural life museum, sawmill. Trailer and jigger rides. Contact 0273 197 427
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30 MARCH 201 1
Resource Management Act 1991 Tasman Resource Management Plan
Tasman Resource Management Plan Proposed Change 18: Kina Site Rezoning Proposed Change 19: Technical Amendments to Parts I and II Summary of Decisions Requested by Submitters and Opportunity for Further Submissions
Proposed Change 22 Mapua and Ruby Bay Development Council has prepared amendments to Parts I and II of the Tasman Resource Management Plan, known as Proposed Change 22, which allows for future expansion of Mapua and Ruby Bay away from low-lying land and the inundation and erosion prone coastline between Mapua and Ruby Bay, on to more elevated land northwest of the township. Council publicly notified this Change on 26 February 2011. It notified again on 12 March 2011 advising of an Environment Court decision ordering that some of the rules in Proposed Change 22 take immediate legal effect under Section 86D of the Resource Management Act 1991. In order to allow a greater opportunity to lodge a submission, Council has agreed to extend the period for making submissions for a further two weeks.
Summaries of Decisions Requested In response to submissions received on Proposed Changes 18 and 19 to the Tasman Resource Management Plan, Council has prepared summaries of decisions requested. The summaries of decisions requested by submitters, along with copies of all original submissions (including submission point numbers) are available to view at Council’s Richmond and Motueka offices or to access online at www.tasman.govt.nz.
Further Submissions Any person who represents a relevant aspect of the public interest or who has an interest in the proposed variation or changes greater than the general public may make a further submission to the Council in support of or in opposition to the submissions received. Further submissions can be sent to Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, Richmond, Attention Manager Policy, to be accepted by Council for a period closing at 4.00 pm on Monday 11 April 2011. Forms for making further submissions are available at the Richmond and Motueka offices, on Council’s website or by contacting Pam Meadows, Ph. 03 543 8581 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Further submissions must be in writing clearly indicating which parts of the original submissions are supported or opposed, with reasons. Further submissions must state whether or not the Consideration of Proposed Changes submitter wishes to be heard in support of the submission and provide an address for service or After submissions have closed, Council will publish a summary of all decisions requested by contact address. submitters. There will be a further period of 10 working days within which further submissions in Please note: In making a further submission to the Council a copy must be sent, within five support or opposition to those submissions made may be sent to Council. Council will then hold working days, to the person or persons who made the original submission. hearings on all submissions and all submitters may be heard. After the Council considers the Hearings submissions and makes its decisions, any submitter who is not satisfied with the decision has After the further submission process has closed, the Council will hold hearings into all the right of appeal to the Environment Court. submissions and all submitters (original or further) may be heard. Availability of Proposed Changes After the Council considers the submissions and makes its decisions, any submitter who is not The proposed amendments are available to view at Council’s Richmond office and the Mapua satisfied with the decision has the right to appeal to the Environment Court. community library or to access online at (www.tasman.govt.nz) under ‘Proposed Changes Information on the Further Submission Process and Variations’ via ‘Policy’, ‘Resource Management Plan’, ‘Planning Proposals and Summaries’. For more information please contact: Submission forms are also available. For more information or advice on these amendments, please contact Rose Biss Ph. 03 543 8421 Neil Jackson, Ph. 03 543 8485 or Steve Markham, Ph. 03 543 8427 or email email@example.com Submissions Any person may make a submission on any part of the proposed Change. Submissions can be sent to the Manager Policy, Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, Richmond 7050 to be accepted by Council for a period now closing at 4.00 pm on Tuesday, 26 April 2011. Forms for making submissions are available as indicated below under “Availability of Proposed Changes”. Submissions must be in writing, clearly indicating support or opposition to the provisions, the decision that the submitter wishes the Council to make (with reasons), whether or not the submitter wishes to be heard in support of the submission and an address for service or contact address.
Update Pages to the Plan Update No. 39 to the Plan, including all amendments to the text as a result of the Environment Court decision on proposed Change 22, will be available as soon as possible together with Update 38. For enquiries concerning the update or availability of the Plan, please contact Pam Meadows Ph. 03 543 8581, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact one of the Customer Services staff.
resource consents The Council has received applications for resource consents, which have been publicly notified in The Nelson Mail. The applications and supporting information may be examined in any Council office. The full public notice may be found online at Council’s website (www.tasman.govt.nz). Any person may make a submission on the applications in accordance with Section 96 of the Resource Management Act 1991. Submission forms are available from Council offices and on Council’s website. Please note that the following is an abridged advisory notice only. Applicant: Tasman District Council. Consent Type, Application Number and Proposal: Coastal Permit (Application RM110062): To occupy the coastal marine area with extensions to the existing Mapua Wharf and associated pontoon structure. Coastal Permit (Application RM110063): To disturb the foreshore and seabed associated with installing a longer pontoon and extending the existing wharf, and for the ongoing maintenance of all structures including the existing wharf. A duration of 20 years is sought for the occupation of the coastal marine area by the pontoon and wharf extensions, and for the maintenance of all structures. Submissions due: 4.30 pm on Friday 29 April 2011.
Richmond 189 Queen Street Private Bag 4 Richmond 7050 New Zealand Phone 03 543 8400 Fax 03 543 9524
Murchison 92 Fairfax Street Murchison 7007 New Zealand Phone 03 523 1013 Fax 03 523 1012
Tasman District Council Email email@example.com Website www.tasman.govt.nz 24 hour assistance Motueka 7 Hickmott Place PO Box 123 Motueka 7143 New Zealand Phone 03 528 2022 Fax 03 528 9751
Management Committees are groups of volunteers who look after some of our Districts halls and reserves on behalf of Tasman District Council, taking care of bookings/usage and maintenance. The committees are elected thee yearly and the next round of elections is under way. Hope Recreation Reserve and Hall Committee triennial election meeting to be held at the Hope Hall, Richmond, at 7.30 pm on Thursday 31 March 2011. Wakefield Recreation Reserve triennial election meeting to be held on Thursday 7 April 2011 at 7.30 pm at the Reserve. The Collingwood Hall Management Committee triennial election meeting will be held on Sunday 10 April 2011 commencing at 7.30 pm at the Collingwood Library. Upper Takaka Hall Committee Inc. triennial election meeting to be held at the Upper Takaka Hall at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 12 April 2011. Tapawera Recreation Reserve and Hall Committee triennial election meeting to be held on Tuesday 19 April 2011 at 8.00 pm at the Hall.
Location: Mapua Wharf at the end of Aranui Road, Mapua, Waimea Inlet.
Feel free to contact us:
Hall and Reserve Management Committees – triennial elections
Takaka 78 Commercial Street PO Box 74 Takaka 7142 New Zealand Phone 03 525 0020 Fax 03 525 9972
For further information please contact Francie Wafer, Community Services Administrator, Tasman District Council, Ph. 03 543 8468 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
council meetings Agendas and Minutes for Council Meetings can be viewed on Council’s website at www.tasman.govt.nz
TRMP Hearing No 60 Decisions Tasman Council Chambers, 189 Queen Street, Richmond, Thursday, 31 March 2011, 9.30 am. No public forum TRMP Hearing No 60 Decisions Tasman Council Chambers, 189 Queen Street, Richmond, Friday, 1 April 2011, 9.30 am. No public forum Full Council Tasman Council Chambers, 189 Queen Street, Richmond, Thursday, 7 April 2011, 10.15 am. Public forum
WEDNESDAY 30 March 2011
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Tickets $10.00 from Labour Party Office 5457282 and on the day. Proceeds shared between Christchurch Earthquake relief and Nelson LP Campaign Fund.
Public Notice Brightwater Community Playgroup Wednesday’s 9.30 - 11.30am (School Term Only)
The aim of our playgroup is to provide a safe place for parents, caregivers and children to meet on a regular basis. A range of activities are available to stimulate the child and provide social “timeout” for parents, caregivers. You will find us at: St Paul’s Creche Waimea West Road, Brightwater Cost $2.00/ per family/ session (Morning tea is provided) Each family is asked to do a duty per term. We welcome anyone to call in and visit us to get an idea of how we operate. We cater for all parents/ caregivers and young children from birth onwards. Contact: Lizzie 541 9363
The AGM of the Nelson Agricultural & Pastoral Association will be held at Richmond Park on
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