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Nelmac renews support for Garden Marlborough to 2017

Date: May 18, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Marlborough, News, Nursery
Nelmac has this week confirmed its continued support for the Garden Marlborough festival with the renewal of the principal naming rights sponsorship through to 2017.  Beginning its involvement with the iconic event in 2013, Nelmac signalled an interest to continue its support following the festival’s hugely successful 2014 showing. “We didn’t need a lot of convincing to sign up again”, says Nelmac Chief Executi...
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Nelmac Water supports NMIT engineering initiative

Date: May 14, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, News
A new initiative that teams NMIT students with local engineering companies, is allowing engineering students to get alongside industry mentors and experience business at the coal face. With both domestic and international students enrolled in NMIT’s two-year Diploma of Civil Engineering program, the arrangement is allowing students to spend time inside business – some for the first time. This week a group of se...
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Betta-Bags now accepted at Nelson Transfer Station

Date: April 30, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News, Refuse & Recycling
With the closure of the Betta-Bag drop-off facility at Port Nelson due to health and safety requirements, (Blue) Betta-Bags are now able to be disposed of at the Nelson Transfer Station on Vivian Street at no additional cost to the customer. With a significant rise in illegal dumping and hazardous waste at the previous facility, the Transfer Station option allows the company to continue to offer the service while sti...
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Nelmac Nelson branch relocates to larger premises to manage growth

Date: April 30, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson, News
This week sees the end of an era as staff and plant of environmental management company Nelmac leave its Vickerman Street site for new, larger premises in Tahunanui. The new premises at 2 Bullen Street will be home to the company’s Nelson branch staff and Corporate Services division. Now employing over 250 staff in nine locations across the Top of the South Island, Nelmac’s shift to larger premises and a much l...
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Pipers Park Officially Opened

Date: April 29, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, News, Nursery
Piper’s Park Track, Nelson’s newest shared pathway was officially opened today by Nelson City Councillor Matt Lawrey. Addressing a gathering of track enthusiasts, Councillor Lawrey who lives nearby, spoke of his passion for community parks and of the recreational and social benefits they provide. He praised Victory Community Centre and the Nelson Mountain Bike Club for initiating the idea of the track and...
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The Heroes of Saxton Oval

Date: February 13, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson, News
When Campbell Live came looking for talent they found it in spades at Saxton Oval. In a segment to honour the unsung heroes of world class cricket, the TV3  crew focussed on Nelmac’s men of the hour – the magnificent groundsmen of Saxton Oval. Click here to view video of “Manscaping Saxton Oval”.  Click on any of the images below to open photos in gallery view    ...
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Now – One Team Champions x 2

Date: January 28, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson, News, Nursery
Not only did Nelmac’s ONE TEAM take out the Annual Tug of Peace title for a record 6th year in a row but their new sister team ONE TEAM WOMEN matched their effort as inaugural winners of the women’s Tug of Peace event.  As a fundraising event for Nelson Tasman Hospice, the annual Tug of Peace added a women’s division to the challenge for the first time this year with a new trophy up for grabs and plenty o...
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Perfect Pitch

Date: January 21, 2015By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News
January 20th proved to be a great day all round. It started with a brilliant sunny morning and lovingly prepared pitch and ended with the Black Caps victorious after chasing down 276 runs to win by 4 wickets against Sri Lanka. The fourth ODI of the 2015 tour was only the second cricket international ever played at the Saxton Oval and has left the Nelmac Professional Turf Team glowing with pride.  The team (Turf Opera...
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Happy New Year

Date: December 30, 2014By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, News
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Nelmac & THAT cricket cup

Date: November 21, 2014By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, News
Nelmac Conservation Rangers Sam Speight and Mitch Seek were honoured to be included in the Nelson photo shoot as the famous cricket trophy tours New Zealand. Click HERE  and then click on any of the images to view the full Nelson slide show....
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NGM 2014 in pictures

Date: November 14, 2014By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Uncategorized
From the workshop and speakers through to the brilliant sunshine of the finale fete, Nelmac Garden Marlborough 2014 delighted all who touched it. Visitors from across the top of the South Island and around the country attended in droves for what is undoubtedly New Zealand’s premier garden events. Nelmac congratulates all involved for their hospitality, knowledge and supreme organisational prowess  in delivering...
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Nelmac’s Water Woman

Date: November 7, 2014By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News
Nelmac Water Services person Raewyn Philbey features in the November edition of LG, the NZ Local Government Magazine. Read the full article below.    ...
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Beach Clean Up Success

Date: November 1, 2014By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Environment, News
In spite of blustery conditions the 2014 Big Beach Clean Up was a huge success with 4 tonne of rubbish removed from the coastline by volunteers working around the region. Thirty teams in boats, outrigger canoes and on foot, covered 52 beaches in an intensive three hour spring clean of the Nelson/Tasman shore. Nelmac Betta-Bins compactors were on site at Tahunanui Beach, Jubilee Park and in Motueka  to collect the rub...
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Our Hanging Basket winners

Date: October 19, 2014By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News, Nursery
Congratulations to Kennedy and Addison Florence of Witherlea school in Blenheim who entered the competition to win hanging baskets at the Nelmac stand at Nelmac Garden Marlborough. The girls correctly named three eco-sourced Nelmac Nursery seedlings and this week were drawn  from the hundreds of correct entries received.  Well done girls. Kennedy and Addison are pictured below accepting their prize baskets from Nelma...
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Ecofest/Growables 2014

Date: October 18, 2014By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News, Nursery
2014’s Ecofest + Growables event brought out the crowds to explore & celebrate sustainable living in all respects. At the Nelmac Nursery and Betta Bins stands in the Energy Centre, discussions ranged from Eco-sourced native plants, revegetation, riparian planting, erosion control and eco-landscaping through to reducing refuse, upping  recycling and the wonder that is – GREENWASTE Collection. Click on ...
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Revegetation on clay soils

Date: October 14, 2014By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nursery
I always say, “You can’t plant a forest, but you can grow one.” In other words, revegetation success relies on thinking of the result you want to achieve as a long-term project, rather than something that can be achieved through a one off burst of planting enthusiasm and left to mature. Goal one: Create cover. To protect the soil and reduce the need for weed control you need to create cover. Select fast growing plant...
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Nelmac Tanker Unveiled

Date: October 10, 2014By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: News
The all new self-service Nelmac water tanker will make its debut to the public at the Masked Parade next Friday evening, providing festival goers with easy access to fresh local drinking water free of charge.    As part of the company’s support for Nelson City Council’s Sugar Free drinks policy, Nelmac has modified their existing water tanker to provide free water to the public at a range of NCC Community...
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Glass Recycling Changes

Date: August 19, 2014By: NELMAC MarketingUnder: Nelson, News
  Following a number of recent injuries to recycling runners, changes have been made to Nelson’s household recycling collection.  From August 1, 2014 Nelmac’s recycling runners will NOT pick up: Glass placed in plastic bags, cardboard boxes or other non-rigid, containers. Glass must be contained in a recycling bin or similar rigid container. Recycling Bins with glass stacked above the rim. Please ensure gl...
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