9 Jun 2018

Jill Pearson - The stand for the Golden Bay grandstand

From Saturday Morning, 9:07 am on 9 June 2018

An end of sorts is promised for the Golden Bay grandstand in Takaka on Monday June 11, when the Tasman District Council will send in its contractors to remove the historic building to make way for a recreation centre development. But it is expected that police will also be attendance, with orders to remove groups of protesters who have fought for over two years to preserve the building in its current site. Die-hard supporters of retaining the grandstand are on-site continuously this weekend, and Kim will speak to one of them, local woman Jill Pearson.