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Minutes of March 18th Nelson Branch General Meeting

Minutes of the Blind Citizens NZ Nelson Branch General Meeting
held at Church of Christ Hall, Richmond at 2.00pm on
Saturday 18th March

Welcome: Mike welcomed every one to the meeting, including new member Marjorie Denmead,
and visitor John Halkett.

Present: Mike Stevens (Chair), John Monk, Ruth Chignall, Kaye Halkett, Brian Say, Chrissy Fern,
Kath Harris, Joan Rayner, Judy Campbell, Valerie Cooper, Tess Groobie, Majorie Denmead, Christina Palmer, Beryl Spencer, Valerie Alford, Betty Rodda, Beryl Stansbury, Mavis Ducray,

Update on Richmond's Queen Street upgrade

Update on Queen Street Upgrade, March 2017

This information has been gleaned from the Tasman District Council’s Newsline, from the Engineers report at the Accessibility for all forum and from my own observations.
It is being circulated via the Telephone Information Service, Nelson Branch yahoo groups and the Blind Citizens of New Zealand, nelson Branch web page.
The project is progressing according to schedule with work now occurring from Gladstone Road up as far as the Cambridge Street intersection.

Welcome

Welcome to the Nelson Branch web page.The Nelson Branch Committee is already planning events for members to enjoy and speakers and entertainment for our regular general meetings. Confirmed Dates for General Meetings 2017
Third Saturday of the Month at the Church of Christ Hall in Richmond at 2.00pm
February Saturday 18th
March Saturday 18th
April Saturday 22nd
May Saturday 20th
June Wednesday 21st Mid Year Lunch
July Saturday 15th AGM
August Saturday 19th
September Saturday 16th
November Saturday 4th

Changes to Richmond bus route

Due to the significant upgrade of Richmond's Queen Street the Richmond end of the bus route from Nelson has to change.The new bus route will become effective on Wednesday 1 February.

The bus service timetable will not change. However, the existing bus stop will shift from Sundial Square to the top of Queen Street opposite the Council Office.

The route will:

Newsletter

Nelson Branch Blind Citizens NZ
Newsletter – November 2016

Dear Member

This newsletter includes updates on what is happening locally in terms of community engagement regarding plans for safe access to the environment and for participation in arts and culture – something our region is renowned for inspiring.

Tasman District Council

New Nelson Branch Committee for 2016/2017

The new branch committee was elected at the July AGM.
Committee members are: Amanda Stevens (Chairperson), Kaye Halkett, Ann Taylor, Ruth Chignall, Brian Say, Mike Stevens, John Monk and we welcome new committee members, Judy Campbell and Judy Heiner
The position of National Councillor is held by Mike Stevens.

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