27 days ago

Maitai demonstrators take 'keep it rural' message to council

Tim Newman Reporter from The Nelson Mail

More than 100 people turned out at Civic House on Tuesday to show the Nelson City Council their opposition to a proposed housing development in the Kaka/Maitai Valley.

Is the Kaka Valley a suitable spot for a new subdivision, or do the costs outweigh the potential benefits?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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30 minutes ago

Should more schools change the way they teach children to read?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

A community meeting in Motueka on Wednesday evening is due to feature discussion with a Massey University professor, whose research shows a more phonics-based approach is needed to teaching literacy in schools. Parents lobbying nationwide for the change to "structured literacy", which teaches reading and writing consecutively, say phonics books should replace the "Ready to Read" books most schools use to help children learn to read. Do you agree?

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20 hours ago

Green Gables is Now Open

Oceania Healthcare

Located in the heart of Nelson, Green Gables is our newest offering for luxury Care Suite living. Thoughtfully designed to provide Rest Home & Hospital care with all the comforts of home, you can relax knowing that you won’t have to move again, even if your needs increase.

Green Gables is now open and ready to move into, so call to book a viewing today on 0800 333 688.

Green Gables is located at 241 Bridge Street, The Wood, Nelson.
Find out more

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1 day ago

New retirement village opening in Nelson next year

Tim Newman Reporter from The Nelson Mail

After six years of work and moving 600,000 cubic metres of soil, the Coastal View Lifestyle Village in the Tahunanui Hills is scheduled for a February/March opening in 2021.

Along with the development an access road through the village, an extension of Princes Dr connecting to Waimea Rd, is expected to be open to the public by the end of November.

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