Nelson Leader : February 21st 2013
15 THE NELSON LEADER, FEBRUARY 21, 2013 NEWS Well have what you need to know! Hi, were Lisa and Andrew, Managing Directors and your project team for your new Fowler Home. Well have exactly what you need to know about building your new home and will seamlessly guide you through the whole process. Fowler Homes have done it this way since the early 1980s. Proudly 100% New Zealand owned since 1984 y y y y y y The Longbeach - From $244,500 including gst The Lo ng gbeach From $2 4 4,5 10 Year Master Build Guarantee • Firth Engineered Concrete Rib raft Floor • Rockcote exterior Plaster system and • cedar weather boards Quality Plumbing Fittings • Solar compatible HWC • Designer Kitchen • Phone Andrew or Lisa to discuss your new home requirements 03 544 5574 5182212AA more photos at www.fowlerhomes.co.nz New Design and Build Store, 253 Queen Street, Richmond 18 OFFICES NATIONWIDE 0 inc luding g gst 0 r r r Smeg Appliance package • $12,000.00 Electrical • Inclusions $13,000.00 Flooring • Allowance Colour consultancy • Yellow Pages House, 2nd floor, 190 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010 M 0211 547 716 E email@example.com Tel 03 539 0210 i Fax 03 539 0215 i www.hflaw.co.nz Hamish.Fletcher Lawyers Jane Russell is a registered Legal Executive in our Nelson office, who can navigate the path to buying and selling your house. She is well versed in the preparation of Agreements for Sale and Purchase and related Mortgage documentation. Jane Russell -- Conveyancing Jane Russell -- Conveyancing 5123441AA Christine Cook & Sandy Lochhead Two trusted names in Real Estate 544 8778 Licensee Salespeople (REAA 2008) Christine Cook Sandy Lochhead Keen to expand: SBL Group marketing manager Tom Heaphy, right, presents Margaret Wells with two free passes for cruise day on the Marlborough Sounds, watched by Nelson Grey Power president Neville Male. Photo: PHIL BARNES Grey Power keen to grow By PHIL BARNES Although Nelson Grey Power has the highest membership of any branch in the country it is keen to further increase its numbers and to communicate with its members by email rather than by using the traditional and more expensive option of the postal sys- tem. Neville Male, who was appointed Nelson Grey Power president last September, said increasing the branch's membership numbers was a top priority for its new management and executive. We are trying to increase our membership from 9000 to 10,000.'' He said it was not just a case of seeking new members as there were plenty of past members who had not renewed their membership. Neville said numbers had dropped considerably from six or seven years ago when they peaked at around 14,000. This was largely because of the collapse of the airline Origin Pacific as Grey Power members were offered discounts to fly with the air- line. In an effort to encourage member- ship, Grey Power has introduced a prize draw for the next three months. Margaret Wells won this month's draw, which was for members who had renewed their membership by the end of January. She was given two free passes for a full day bus and cruise trip to the Marlborough Sounds through SBL Group Ltd Leisure Travel. The prize for the final draw will be for a weekend for two at the Queens- town Winter Festival. Neville said another priority for the Nelson branch was to encourage communication through various information technology resources rather than the post. If you have to communicate with 9000 or 10,000 members by using the post then it's very expensive so that's why we are having a big push with email and Facebook.'' Neville said he realised there would be a certain percentage of members who had never used com- puters and would probably never have access to them but he hoped most members could use IT as a form of communication even if it was done second hand through their sons or daughters.
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