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Community events, fundraisers, sports and performance events... If you would like us to help you pull a crowd, let us know what your organisation or club is up to! Email us at nelson@morefm.co.nz   

Beyond Breakfast
Saturday 18th September, at The Headingly Centre, Lower Queen St, Richmond

All the fun of a Kitchen Chat Show … with tastings! Join the festivities from 10 - 11.30am to learn 7 new and unusual, but completely do-able, ideas from the kitchen,

Including sour dough bread, over-night cheese, and laundry liquid! Fundraiser for Tearfund’s Indian Partner, Saahasee:  supporting women’s self-help groups in slum communities near Mumbai. (Suggested donation of $20)

Limited tickets available, contact Sandra Johnson  srj@xtra.co.nz / 544 9479 / 027 766 0347

Nelson Cherry Blossom Festival 2018
Sunday 23rd September, from 11.30am, Miyazu Japanese Gardens, Atawhau Drive

Come and enjoy a programme of music, food and enterainment under the beautiful cherry blossom trees to celebrate the Japanese culture and the 42- year Sister city connection between Nelson and Miyazu.

Fore more information contact lyndal-richard@xtra.co.nz or phone 027 305 6499

Cawthron Scitec Expo 2018
Wednesday 26th September, from 10am - 6pm, Northern extension, Trafalga Centre, Nelson

Secondary students from year 9 - 12 have been working hard working with science and technology to solve a huge range of problems. Make sure to check out their works at the trafagar centre on Wednesday 26th from 10am, the public open day, as they work towards their share of $6,000.

For more information visit www.cawthronscitec.org.nz

Baby and Kids Gear sale
Saturday 29th September, 10am - 1pm, Richmond Showgrounds

Clothing and gear for every young person in your Whanau, from new born to kids the Baby and Kids gear sale at the Richmond Showground from 10am.

For more information contact oilthegoodthings@outlook.com

Sunrise Walk For Wellbeing
Saturday 6th October, Starting 6am Nelson Golf Club Car Park

The walk is part of Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 October 2018). The family event will take people on a 6km loop around the Nelson airport, starting at 6.00am in the dark and finishing with the sunrise. The start and finish will be at the Nelson Golf Club carpark, followed by a light snack, live music and a guest speaker. The event will be free of charge and any donations made will be forwarded to Supporting Families in Mental Illness Nelson. Wear something yellow and bring a torch. Sorry no dogs or bikes.

Register on facebook: Sunrise Walk For Wellbeing

ONGOING NOTICES

SPCA OP SHOP VOLUNTEERS
Our 2 Op Shops are very keen to get some new volunteers. We are looking for people who have 3-4 hours available a week. Variety of roles available, retail, sorting and assisting with pickups. Please call Nelson 5481519 or Richmond 5445751 or the centre 5477171.

BROOK WAIMARAMA SANCTUARY CALL FOR VISITOR CENTRE HOSTS
We are seeking outgoing volunteers to meet, greet and share the Brook Sanctuary story with visitors to the Visitor Centre. Shifts are 10:30am -1:30pm & 1:30pm- 4:30pm – seven days during summer and weekends for the rest of the year. Full training provided.  Join and be part of a great Nelson conservation initiative.

Contact – volunteers@brooksanctuary.org / 03 546 2422
Venue- The Brook Waimarama Sanctuary, 651 Brook St, The Brook, Nelson 7010

SHELTERBOX
At any moment our lives can be rocked by disaster, which will forever change what we know. Luckily there are groups like ShelterBox out there who are dedicated to helping people in the biggest time of need by providing the essentials and more straight to the people in the midst of disaster. To learn more head to www.shelterbox.org.nz

ENLIVEN POSITIVE AGEING SERVICE
Could you volunteer to help a few hours one day a week? Enliven Positive Ageing Services are based in Stoke and provide social and activity programmes for older people.  Our volunteers enjoy having a chat, serving refreshments, helping with activities or with seat belts on the van. If you want to give to your community, please phone Trish 5479350

RIDING FOR THE DISABLED
Can you spare an hour or two during the week? The Richmond Riding for the Disabled Group are currently seeking volunteers, to work with our horses and children in our beautiful grounds in Champion Road. Full training will be given and previous experience with horses is not necessary. RDA provides a positive and enjoyable learning experience for the children in our community and is very rewarding for our volunteers. Please phone 544 8960 for further information.

NELSON TASMAN HOSPICE
Nelson Tasman Hospice desperately need volunteers in their Hospice Shop in Nelson City. They have two shops located in Bridge Street, one selling furniture and the other selling clothing, bric a brac, household goods etc.

All money is raised for the Nelson Tasman Hospice so every cent raised stays within our community. Open hours are Monday to Friday 9.30 - 4.30, Saturday 9.30 – 3.00 and Sunday 10 – 2.00

Absolutely no experience is needed, just a willingness to learn and a small commitment of time. They have a fabulous manager (dynamic Dianne!) who can’t wait to welcome new volunteers to the team!

Anyone interested can call Rebecca Colley- Head of volunteer services on 5463912 or email rebecca.colley@nelsonhospice.org.nz

PLANT CARE FRIDAYS
Share an hour every fortnight, just before sunset to care for the riverbank plants. We carry out weeding, mulching and releasing plants after flood events. It is a relaxing and gentle way to end the week connecting with community and helping our river bank forest thrive. For more information on dates and location Contact Ami on 03 5488467 or visit friendsofthemaitai.org.nz.


NELSON’S KAI/FOOD RESCUE PROJECT ECOLAND
Do you have any surplus citrus fruit in your garden?  If yes, please drop it into Ecoland between 9 and 5.3 Monday – Friday and 9 and 1pm on Saturdays. All the produce is distributed to many community organizations who then pass it onto adults/families who will benefit from this assistance. We are located at 31 Vanguard St Nelson. For more information feel free to call (03) 545 9176 Thank you, we really appreciate your contributions.

BROOK SANCTUARY
Nelson Locals are invited to come and see the Brook Sanctuary from a different angle. This will be a fantastic way to see bits of the Brook Sanctuary, which are off limits to the public, and get involved! You will get to meet staff and volunteers and learn how the fence works and experience the amazing terrain and bush.

After a guided walk along a section of our brand-new pest proof fence we will gather for a cup of tea in the bush and learn about the vital work our volunteers carry out to maintain and check our fence.
You will need to have a good level of fitness and be up for a gentle walk on some of our tricky terrain. Wear sturdy boots or shoes and bring some water and a rain coat (just in case).
Our volunteer fence checkers normally walk on a Tuesday and over the weekend, with flexible times and start points. No commitment or experience necessary.
If you are interested in volunteering with us, or even if you just want to see what is going on up at the Brook, Come Along!
To join the event or for more information; contact Kat kat@brooksanctuary.org or call 035462422

FIFESHIRE FOUNDATION
Fifeshire Foundation is a local charity in the Nelson Tasman area that assists individuals and families in hardship or domestic crisis. The Trust is looking for Trustees to join the current Board. 

We’re looking for individuals who have strong networks in our Nelson Tasman community and who are keen to contribute to the Foundation. Maybe you have experience in communications and marketing, or fundraising, or a legal background? You will need to have some governance experience and be aware of kaupapa when dealing with local whanau as we are a strong believer in tikanga Maori. For more information or to apply please email DonEveritt@farreach.co.nz or contact the Fifeshire Foundation

ST JOHN COMMUNITY SHOP
St John is opening a Community Shop in Nelson city and is looking for volunteers to assist with the set up and day to day running of the shop. The shop will provide quality second goods for sale with all proceeds from the shop supporting St John services in the Nelson area. Volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of tasks including sorting and cleaning of goods, customer service and helping with deliveries. For further information please contact Sarah McCabe at St John Nelson. Phone 546 9445 (option 2).

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Community events, fundraisers, sports and performance events... If you would like us to help you pull a crowd, let us know what your organisation or club is up to! Email us at nelson@morefm.co.nz   

VAST DANCE FESTIVAL
Thursday 16th August, 7.30pm at the Theatre Royal

Vast Dance Festival celebrates the combined talents of high school students in the “Top of the South” region. The annual performance showcases students from Waimea College, Nayland College, Garin College, Motueka High School, Marlborough Girls College, Marlborough Boys College, Nelson College and Nelson College for Girls.

Tickets $16.50 for Adults, $11.50 for Students (plus service fee) from: ticketdirect.co.nz, Theatre Royal Box Office, 03 548 3840 or tickets@theatreroyalnelson.co.nz.

LIFESTYLE BLOCKER'S SKILLS DAY
Saturday 18th August, 9.00am - 5.00pm

If you have a lifestyle block and need some help managing the land and animals, Farmlands and the Dovedale community are offering a practical, hands-on farm skills day. Everything from welding basics for gates, coping with lambing, butchering your homekill, animal health, bee keeping, how to build a fence, chainsaw use, organic vege growing, orchard pruning and grafting, to pasture management. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided. Support the small rural school of 42 kids in Dovedale.

Tickets are $120, from dovedale.school.nz

ROLLER DERBY ATTACK FROM THE NORTH
Saturday 18th August, Doors open 5.00pm, game starts 6.00pm at Skate Nelson (Back Beach Road)

Peowhairangi, from the Bay of Islands, will be playing Sirens of Smash B for the first time. Bring your family and friends, watch the game, great food and drinks available (no alcohol).

Adults $5, children $2, family $10 on the door

NELSON KITCHEN TRAIL '18
Sunday 19th August, 10.00am - 4.00pm

From Wakapuaka to Hope, enjoy a selection of new and renovated, classic and contemporary, chic and funky kitchens to suit every taste and budget. Whether you are looking to renovate a tired kitchen or have a blank canvas to design a brand new kitchen space, you'll find all the design inspiration and up to date kitchen fittings, fixtures, appliances, and finishes to help plan your dream kitchen.
Proceeds to Cancer Society Nelson as part of Daffodil Day fundraising, and the Rotary Club of Whakatu's Rotoiti Outdoor Education Centre kitchen refit and lodge upgrade. For more information phone 03 539 1137 or email info@cancernelson.org.nz.

Tickets $50 from Nelson Cancer Society or cancernelson.org.nz.

SUPER CLUB NETBALL 2018
Sunday 19th - Friday 24th August at the Trafalgar Centre

Eight teams from across the globe will go head-to-head with fans treated to a feast of colour, excitement, fun and flair. This year features South African Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League champions the Gauteng Jaguars, Singapore Netball Super League side Sneakers, Scotland’s Vitality Netball Superleague team UWS Sirens, along with New South Wales Institute of Sport, a combined Fiji/Samoa side and New Zealand ANZ Premiership's Te Wananga o Raukawa Pulse, Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel and Silvermoon Tactix. 8 teams. 6 days. Netball Super Club – be there!

Tickets from ticketek.co.nz, Nelson iSite or Beggs MusicWorks.

SLEEPING BEAUTY
Thursday 23rd - Saturday 25th August, 7pm (& 1.30pm Saturday) at the Theatre Royal

On her 16th birthday, a curse by the evil Carabosse causes the beautiful Princess Aurora to fall into a deep sleep for 100 years. Only the kiss of a prince could awaken her. Set to the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky, join the dancers as they take us on a dream-like journey through this classic fairy tale, complete with fairies, a magical kingdom and the opulent splendour and costumes we love from Gillian Francis, Nelson Academy of Dance.

Adults $22, Seniors $18, Under 19 $15, Family of four $70 (plus fees) from: ticketdirect.co.nz, Theatre Royal Box Office, 03 548 3840 or tickets@theatreroyalnelson.co.nz.

BACK TO THE EIGHTIES
Thursday 23rd -Saturday 25th August, 7pm Matinee Sat 2pm at Motueka Memorial Hall 

Back to the 80's is the classic love triangle: cool kids, cheerleaders, nerds and dorks all set in their final year of high school. This musical hits most people with instant nostalgia and more importantly we have high school kids playing high school kids. “Back To The Eighties” features many well-known songs such as to take you back.

Adults $15, Students/Senior Citizens $10
Tickets from www.eventfinda.co.nz ph. 03 528 9050.

VALLEY TO VIEW 2018
Sunday 26th August at Cable Bay Adventure Park (194 Cable Bay Road)

A Country Fair with a difference! Music! Food! Market! Bouncy Castle! Plus incredible mountain biking tracks (some of them brand new for this year!!) Also all the usual fun of pony rides, face painting, car boot sale and market stalls. Heaps of fun for kids and great food and mountain biking for the grown-ups. For more information email laurel@ashhilton.com.

Entry is gold coin donation for the fair only (includes family loop track) and $10 for Mountain Bikers. 

Beyond Breakfast

Saturday 18th September

10 – 11.30am

At:  The Headingly Centre, Lower Queen St, Richmond

All the fun of a Kitchen Chat Show … with tastings!

Learn 7 new and unusual, but completely do-able, ideas from the kitchen,

Including sour dough bread, over-night cheese, and laundry liquid!

Fundraiser for Tearfund’s Indian Partner, Saahasee:  supporting women’s self-help groups in slum communities near Mumbai.

Suggested donation of $20

Limited tickets available – contact Sandra Johnson  srj@xtra.co.nz / 544 9479 / 027 766 0347

ONGOING NOTICES

SPCA OP SHOP VOLUNTEERS
Our 2 Op Shops are very keen to get some new volunteers. We are looking for people who have 3-4 hours available a week. Variety of roles available, retail, sorting and assisting with pickups. Please call Nelson 5481519 or Richmond 5445751 or the centre 5477171.

BROOK WAIMARAMA SANCTUARY CALL FOR VISITOR CENTRE HOSTS
We are seeking outgoing volunteers to meet, greet and share the Brook Sanctuary story with visitors to the Visitor Centre. Shifts are 10:30am -1:30pm & 1:30pm- 4:30pm – seven days during summer and weekends for the rest of the year. Full training provided.  Join and be part of a great Nelson conservation initiative.

Contact – volunteers@brooksanctuary.org / 03 546 2422
Venue- The Brook Waimarama Sanctuary, 651 Brook St, The Brook, Nelson 7010

SHELTERBOX
At any moment our lives can be rocked by disaster, which will forever change what we know. Luckily there are groups like ShelterBox out there who are dedicated to helping people in the biggest time of need by providing the essentials and more straight to the people in the midst of disaster. To learn more head to www.shelterbox.org.nz

ENLIVEN POSITIVE AGEING SERVICE
Could you volunteer to help a few hours one day a week? Enliven Positive Ageing Services are based in Stoke and provide social and activity programmes for older people.  Our volunteers enjoy having a chat, serving refreshments, helping with activities or with seat belts on the van. If you want to give to your community, please phone Trish 5479350

RIDING FOR THE DISABLED
Can you spare an hour or two during the week? The Richmond Riding for the Disabled Group are currently seeking volunteers, to work with our horses and children in our beautiful grounds in Champion Road. Full training will be given and previous experience with horses is not necessary. RDA provides a positive and enjoyable learning experience for the children in our community and is very rewarding for our volunteers. Please phone 544 8960 for further information.

NELSON TASMAN HOSPICE
Nelson Tasman Hospice desperately need volunteers in their Hospice Shop in Nelson City. They have two shops located in Bridge Street, one selling furniture and the other selling clothing, bric a brac, household goods etc.

All money is raised for the Nelson Tasman Hospice so every cent raised stays within our community. Open hours are Monday to Friday 9.30 - 4.30, Saturday 9.30 – 3.00 and Sunday 10 – 2.00

Absolutely no experience is needed, just a willingness to learn and a small commitment of time. They have a fabulous manager (dynamic Dianne!) who can’t wait to welcome new volunteers to the team!

Anyone interested can call Rebecca Colley- Head of volunteer services on 5463912 or email rebecca.colley@nelsonhospice.org.nz

PLANT CARE FRIDAYS
Share an hour every fortnight, just before sunset to care for the riverbank plants. We carry out weeding, mulching and releasing plants after flood events. It is a relaxing and gentle way to end the week connecting with community and helping our river bank forest thrive. For more information on dates and location Contact Ami on 03 5488467 or visit friendsofthemaitai.org.nz.


NELSON’S KAI/FOOD RESCUE PROJECT ECOLAND
Do you have any surplus citrus fruit in your garden?  If yes, please drop it into Ecoland between 9 and 5.3 Monday – Friday and 9 and 1pm on Saturdays. All the produce is distributed to many community organizations who then pass it onto adults/families who will benefit from this assistance. We are located at 31 Vanguard St Nelson. For more information feel free to call (03) 545 9176 Thank you, we really appreciate your contributions.

BROOK SANCTUARY
Nelson Locals are invited to come and see the Brook Sanctuary from a different angle. This will be a fantastic way to see bits of the Brook Sanctuary, which are off limits to the public, and get involved! You will get to meet staff and volunteers and learn how the fence works and experience the amazing terrain and bush.

After a guided walk along a section of our brand-new pest proof fence we will gather for a cup of tea in the bush and learn about the vital work our volunteers carry out to maintain and check our fence.
You will need to have a good level of fitness and be up for a gentle walk on some of our tricky terrain. Wear sturdy boots or shoes and bring some water and a rain coat (just in case).
Our volunteer fence checkers normally walk on a Tuesday and over the weekend, with flexible times and start points. No commitment or experience necessary.
If you are interested in volunteering with us, or even if you just want to see what is going on up at the Brook, Come Along!
To join the event or for more information; contact Kat kat@brooksanctuary.org or call 035462422

FIFESHIRE FOUNDATION
Fifeshire Foundation is a local charity in the Nelson Tasman area that assists individuals and families in hardship or domestic crisis. The Trust is looking for Trustees to join the current Board. 

We’re looking for individuals who have strong networks in our Nelson Tasman community and who are keen to contribute to the Foundation. Maybe you have experience in communications and marketing, or fundraising, or a legal background? You will need to have some governance experience and be aware of kaupapa when dealing with local whanau as we are a strong believer in tikanga Maori. For more information or to apply please email DonEveritt@farreach.co.nz or contact the Fifeshire Foundation

ST JOHN COMMUNITY SHOP
St John is opening a Community Shop in Nelson city and is looking for volunteers to assist with the set up and day to day running of the shop. The shop will provide quality second goods for sale with all proceeds from the shop supporting St John services in the Nelson area. Volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of tasks including sorting and cleaning of goods, customer service and helping with deliveries. For further information please contact Sarah McCabe at St John Nelson. Phone 546 9445 (option 2).

Community Notices... on air on 92.8 MORE FM.  Brought to you by NBS Nelson



 

 

If you want to let Blair know what your organisation or club etc is up to, email them at nelson@thebreeze.co.nz 

Community events, fundraisers, sports and performance events... If you would like us to help you pull a crowd, let us know what your organisation or club is up to! 

SLEEPING BEAUTY
Thursday 23rd - Saturday 25th August, 7pm (& 1.30pm Saturday) at the Theatre Royal

On her 16th birthday, a curse by the evil Carabosse causes the beautiful Princess Aurora to fall into a deep sleep for 100 years. Only the kiss of a prince could awaken her. Set to the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky, join the dancers as they take us on a dream-like journey through this classic fairy tale, complete with fairies, a magical kingdom and the opulent splendour and costumes we love from Gillian Francis, Nelson Academy of Dance.

Adults $22, Seniors $18, Under 19 $15, Family of four $70 (plus fees) from: ticketdirect.co.nz, Theatre Royal Box Office, 03 548 3840 or tickets@theatreroyalnelson.co.nz.

BACK TO THE EIGHTIES
Thursday 23rd -Saturday 25th August, 7pm Matinee Sat 2pm at Motueka Memorial Hall 

Back to the 80's is the classic love triangle: cool kids, cheerleaders, nerds and dorks all set in their final year of high school. This musical hits most people with instant nostalgia and more importantly we have high school kids playing high school kids. “Back To The Eighties” features many well-known songs such as to take you back.

Adults $15, Students/Senior Citizens $10
Tickets from www.eventfinda.co.nz ph. 03 528 9050.

VALLEY TO VIEW 2018
Sunday 26th August at Cable Bay Adventure Park (194 Cable Bay Road)

A Country Fair with a difference! Music! Food! Market! Bouncy Castle! Plus incredible mountain biking tracks (some of them brand new for this year!!) Also all the usual fun of pony rides, face painting, car boot sale and market stalls. Heaps of fun for kids and great food and mountain biking for the grown-ups. For more information email laurel@ashhilton.com.

Entry is gold coin donation for the fair only (includes family loop track) and $10 for Mountain Bikers. 

 

Beyond Breakfast

Saturday 18th September

10 – 11.30am

At:  The Headingly Centre, Lower Queen St, Richmond

 

All the fun of a Kitchen Chat Show … with tastings!

Learn 7 new and unusual, but completely do-able, ideas from the kitchen,

Including sour dough bread, over-night cheese, and laundry liquid!

 

Fundraiser for Tearfund’s Indian Partner, Saahasee:  supporting women’s self-help groups in slum communities near Mumbai.

 

Suggested donation of $20

Limited tickets available – contact Sandra Johnson  srj@xtra.co.nz / 544 9479 / 027 766 0347

 

ONGOING NOTICES

SPCA OP SHOP VOLUNTEERS
Our 2 Op Shops are very keen to get some new volunteers. We are looking for people who have 3-4 hours available a week. Variety of roles available, retail, sorting and assisting with pickups. Please call Nelson 5481519 or Richmond 5445751 or the centre 5477171.

BROOK WAIMARAMA SANCTUARY CALL FOR VISITOR CENTRE HOSTS
We are seeking outgoing volunteers to meet, greet and share the Brook Sanctuary story with visitors to the Visitor Centre. Shifts are 10:30am -1:30pm & 1:30pm- 4:30pm – seven days during summer and weekends for the rest of the year. Full training provided.  Join and be part of a great Nelson conservation initiative.

Contact – volunteers@brooksanctuary.org / 03 546 2422
Venue- The Brook Waimarama Sanctuary, 651 Brook St, The Brook, Nelson 7010

SHELTERBOX
At any moment our lives can be rocked by disaster, which will forever change what we know. Luckily there are groups like ShelterBox out there who are dedicated to helping people in the biggest time of need by providing the essentials and more straight to the people in the midst of disaster. To learn more head to www.shelterbox.org.nz

ENLIVEN POSITIVE AGEING SERVICE
Could you volunteer to help a few hours one day a week? Enliven Positive Ageing Services are based in Stoke and provide social and activity programmes for older people.  Our volunteers enjoy having a chat, serving refreshments, helping with activities or with seat belts on the van. If you want to give to your community, please phone Trish 5479350

RIDING FOR THE DISABLED
Can you spare an hour or two during the week? The Richmond Riding for the Disabled Group are currently seeking volunteers, to work with our horses and children in our beautiful grounds in Champion Road. Full training will be given and previous experience with horses is not necessary. RDA provides a positive and enjoyable learning experience for the children in our community and is very rewarding for our volunteers. Please phone 544 8960 for further information.

NELSON TASMAN HOSPICE
Nelson Tasman Hospice desperately need volunteers in their Hospice Shop in Nelson City. They have two shops located in Bridge Street, one selling furniture and the other selling clothing, bric a brac, household goods etc.

All money is raised for the Nelson Tasman Hospice so every cent raised stays within our community. Open hours are Monday to Friday 9.30 - 4.30, Saturday 9.30 – 3.00 and Sunday 10 – 2.00

Absolutely no experience is needed, just a willingness to learn and a small commitment of time. They have a fabulous manager (dynamic Dianne!) who can’t wait to welcome new volunteers to the team!

Anyone interested can call Rebecca Colley- Head of volunteer services on 5463912 or email rebecca.colley@nelsonhospice.org.nz

PLANT CARE FRIDAYS
Share an hour every fortnight, just before sunset to care for the riverbank plants. We carry out weeding, mulching and releasing plants after flood events. It is a relaxing and gentle way to end the week connecting with community and helping our river bank forest thrive. For more information on dates and location Contact Ami on 03 5488467 or visit friendsofthemaitai.org.nz.


NELSON’S KAI/FOOD RESCUE PROJECT ECOLAND
Do you have any surplus citrus fruit in your garden?  If yes, please drop it into Ecoland between 9 and 5.3 Monday – Friday and 9 and 1pm on Saturdays. All the produce is distributed to many community organizations who then pass it onto adults/families who will benefit from this assistance. We are located at 31 Vanguard St Nelson. For more information feel free to call (03) 545 9176 Thank you, we really appreciate your contributions.

BROOK SANCTUARY
Nelson Locals are invited to come and see the Brook Sanctuary from a different angle. This will be a fantastic way to see bits of the Brook Sanctuary, which are off limits to the public, and get involved! You will get to meet staff and volunteers and learn how the fence works and experience the amazing terrain and bush.

After a guided walk along a section of our brand-new pest proof fence we will gather for a cup of tea in the bush and learn about the vital work our volunteers carry out to maintain and check our fence.
You will need to have a good level of fitness and be up for a gentle walk on some of our tricky terrain. Wear sturdy boots or shoes and bring some water and a rain coat (just in case).
Our volunteer fence checkers normally walk on a Tuesday and over the weekend, with flexible times and start points. No commitment or experience necessary.
If you are interested in volunteering with us, or even if you just want to see what is going on up at the Brook, Come Along!
To join the event or for more information; contact Kat kat@brooksanctuary.org or call 035462422

FIFESHIRE FOUNDATION
Fifeshire Foundation is a local charity in the Nelson Tasman area that assists individuals and families in hardship or domestic crisis. The Trust is looking for Trustees to join the current Board. 

We’re looking for individuals who have strong networks in our Nelson Tasman community and who are keen to contribute to the Foundation. Maybe you have experience in communications and marketing, or fundraising, or a legal background? You will need to have some governance experience and be aware of kaupapa when dealing with local whanau as we are a strong believer in tikanga Maori. For more information or to apply please email DonEveritt@farreach.co.nz or contact the Fifeshire Foundation

ST JOHN COMMUNITY SHOP
St John is opening a Community Shop in Nelson city and is looking for volunteers to assist with the set up and day to day running of the shop. The shop will provide quality second goods for sale with all proceeds from the shop supporting St John services in the Nelson area. Volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of tasks including sorting and cleaning of goods, customer service and helping with deliveries. For further information please contact Sarah McCabe at St John Nelson. Phone 546 9445 (option 2).

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