Nelson Leader : August 22nd 2013
31 THE NELSON LEADER, AUGUST 22, 2013 NEWS 5568783AA This is Milo, a 7 year old chocolate lab. She loves to play and has heaps of energy. She is good with kids and cats and is fully house trained. She needs a secure property as she can jump standard fences. Proudly sponsored by 37 Manuka St, Nelson. Ph 548 0838 This is Elmo, a Flemish Giant male rabbit. Elmo is extremely relaxed and easy going. He is good with kids and does not mind cats that are respectful of his space. He is a really large rabbit who needs a secure home. Proudly sponsored by 37 Manuka St, Nelson. Ph 548 0838 This is Mo, a lovely 2 year old girl who has the most amazing markings. Mo arrived as a stray and we have been unable to locate her owner. She is an adorable cat who will fit into almost any home easily. Proudly sponsored by 37 Manuka St, Nelson. Ph 548 0838 This is one of two collie x puppies. Both of these girls have the sweetest natures. These two are a tiny bit shy until they get to know you, but with the right love and training they will make wonderful pets. Proudly sponsored by size 16+ 47 Bridge St, Nelson. Ph 545 8383 Adopt Me! CALL NOW 547 7171 OPENING HOURS MON - FRI 9.30am - 5pm SAT & SUN 10.00am - 1pm 379 WAIMEA ROAD - NELSON www.nelsonspca.org.nz SPCA Nelson This is Grace, a lovely little staffy x puppy. She has a sweet nature and gets on well with other puppies. She is around 9 weeks old and is looking for a permanent home with someone who will give her the love and training. Proudly sponsored by 69 Gladstone Rd Richmond Ph 544 5142 www.versatilehomes.co.nz This is Jonnie, a loving grey tabby and white lad who is around 18 months old. ohnny is a talkative outgoing lad who just loves company and cuddles. He will be a eal companion and smooch with the right love and attention. Proudly sponsored by www.theleader.co.nz Jo re This is Sailor, a 2 year old Chihuahua. He is not house trained and is in need of an understanding patient owner. Sailor is a bit shy until he gets to know you he will blossom with lots of love and affection. www.theleader.co.nz Proudly sponsored by This is Splodge, a 6 year old male Dalmatian lab x. Splodge is a handsome lad who would benefit from an able owner. He is good with other dogs but really prefers people company. He adores affection and just wants to be loved. Proudly sponsored by 103 Haven Road. Nelson Ph 539 0053 www.quaycars.co.nz It is heading into that time of the year again where we are in great need of duckling fosterers. You need a secure warm area, with a heat lamp to start off. We provide you with food and all the other necessities. This is a great way to help some wayward ducklings have a chance at survival. The price we say is the price you pay. No surprises. Jenny Walton e: jenny.walton@A1homes.co.nz m: 022 061 1002 P: 5477301 Show home: 98 Washbourn Drive, Richmond. www.A1homes.co.nz 5232937AA Open home: New tenant, Helen Lynch and 2 year old granddaughter, Ryder Henley- Griever outside the new housing block in Waimarama Crescent. Nine two and three bedroom affordable social houses to be rented to low and middle income families in Nelson were opened on Friday morning. Photo: ALDEN WILLIAMS Brook Valley's affordable homes open By ADAM ROBERTS email@example.com First tenants excited ' [We] saw this as demonstrating to the people of Nelson that an affordable housing scheme could be developed in a sympathetic way with its surroundings. ' Doug McClearie Tasman Housing Trust trustee ANelson pensioner is looking forward to combining a pas- sion for living carefully with a passion for community living. Helen Lynch is a resident of one of the nine new houses built in a Nel- son Tasman Housing Trust develop- ment at the Brook Valley. Her grand-daughter Ryder Henley-Grieve, 2, helped Nelson MP and Housing Minister Nick Smith plant a lemon tree on grounds of the development last Friday. Ms Lynch, who now lives in one of the two- bedroom units, said she had heard about the development about 18 months ago, and put her name forward because she was a pensioner and rent around the city was too high. The houses, which are rented to to low to middle-income families at 80 per cent of market rates, would be more affordable, and their eco- friendly design would cut down on bills, she said. I m excited to be part of the first one. She had lived in the Brook Holiday Park for the last four years, and now wanted to save money on rent and food so she could travel to visit her family. She had a big family of six chil- dren, which had forced her to live economically in the past, she said. I remember saying that the power bill was always too expensive for us so we cut back. We decided to limit showers, and kept an eye on each other. I remember turning the heat on the hot water down and not tell- ing them. I really came because I m quite passionate about living carefully. She was also passionate about community living, and was excited to meet her fellow residents. I think it s going to work really well. The development was built by Hybrid Homes on land gifted to the Housing Trust by the Nelson City Council. Half the funding came from Hous- ing New Zealand in the form of a $1.3 million loan from the Housing Innovation Fund. The nine homes are a mixture of two and three-bedroom units, all energy efficient with solar hot water systems and heat pumps, and modern insulation. This is the Housing Trust s fourth scheme and the second to be completed this year. The other scheme completed this year was a development on St Lawrence St. The trust now has 32 homes in its portfolio. Speaking at the open- ing, Dr Smith said the development showed the Housing Trust was at the cutting edge of change in social housing. It was great value for money for the taxpayer support and provided a good service for their tenants, he said. Trustee Doug McClearie said the construction of the property had been a long journey, with the fin- ished product representing a lot of effort by a lot of people. [We] saw this as demonstrating to the people of Nelson that an afford- able housing scheme could be devel- oped in a sympathetic way with its surroundings. Nelson Mayor Aldo Miccio said it was great to see such a community project come together.
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