52 days ago

Help on way for legally-blind Nelson man as honesty box thefts continue.

Tim O'Connell Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Just days after Dan Younghusband had his lemon stand honesty box broken into and destroyed, thieves targeted it for a fifth time on Monday.
But he has also been overwhelmed by offers of support, including a project to build him a more secure stand.

What design aspects does a roadside fruit stall require these days? Would you spare some lemons to Dan's cause if you knew the stall was theft-proof?

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More messages from your neighbours
3 days ago

Have you had kea hanging around your property?

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Tasman Leader

A circus of kea have taken their monkey business to a Glenhope farm, and though they're causing a ruckus, the farm owners are enjoying their cheeky antics. What experience have you had with kea visiting your home? What have you done to kea proof the area? Tell us your story in the 'Reply' below.

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4 days ago

Traffic volume tipped to double around Richmond

Cherie Sivignon Reporter from The Nelson Mail

An experienced traffic engineer says the completion of the Richmond West Development Area is expected to generate about 12,000 additional vehicle movements a day on top of about 11,000 already travelling along Lower Queen St in Richmond. Isn't it busy enough now?

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12 hours ago

Peppertree Luxury Accommodation FOR SALE!

New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty

This boutique hotel offers a new owner the opportunity to combine a healthy and diverse lifestyle with an interesting and profitable business which naturally scales down during winter, allowing for a holiday.

Each of the five beautifully appointed suites has been subtly themed, providing individual charm as well as comfort. In the heart of the lodge is a spacious, recently renovated farmhouse kitchen enjoying garden and orchard views. A large woodburner with wetback heats the water for a series of radiators around the house, ensuring year-round warmth.

Organically managed, the four-hectare property provides the ability to live from the land with honey, fruit trees, berry patches, vegetable gardens, olives and grazing for sheep, cattle and horses. The small Chardonnay vineyard with a careful selection of clones produces a succulent house wine thoroughly enjoyed by guests from all around the world.

A range of useful ancillary sheds and buildings offers space for projects, hobbies, storage and accommodation for staff. Other facilities on the property include a petanque court, croquet lawn and small gymnasium overlooking the swimming pool.

This extraordinarily diverse and unique lifestyle is ideally located on State Highway One, less than a five-minute drive from central Blenheim and 15 minutes from numerous winery cellar doors, restaurants and the airport.

Offers from $2,500,000 plus GST (if any)
Find out more

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