Golden Band Resources Appoints Archibald Nesbitt to its Board of Directors



    SASKATOON, April 30 /CNW/ - Golden Band Resources Inc. (GBN:TSXV) is very
pleased to announce that Mr. Archibald J. Nesbitt has agreed to join its Board
of Directors, effective immediately. Ronald Netolitzky, Chairman of the Board,
notes that "Mr. Nesbitt's particular experience and expertise in financing and
junior company promotion are very welcome additions to our Board".
    Mr. Nesbitt began his career in resource exploration and development in
1966. In 1969, he was a founder of Nesbitt Mining & Exploration Ltd. and held
positions as President, CEO, CFO, COO, and finally as Chairman of the Board of
that corporation under the name Southpoint Resources Ltd. until December 2004.
Mr. Nesbitt was founder, CEO, and subsequently Chairman of the Board of
Directors of Bakbone Software Inc., and continues as a member of the Board of
Directors. From 1977 to 1984, Mr. Nesbitt was President and COO of the
Calgary, Alberta headquartered Geomex and Minexco Energy group of private
uranium/mining and oil and gas exploration companies, which invested in excess
of $300,000,000 in worldwide resource exploration and development. Currently,
Mr. Nesbitt is a member of the Board of Directors of Abacus Mining &
Exploration Ltd., Dejour Enterprises Ltd., and Northpine Energy Ltd., a
private Alberta oil and gas company. Since 1984 Mr. Nesbitt has been actively
involved internationally in wildlife conservation and the sustained use of
wildlife resources. Mr. Nesbitt holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the
University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Commerce from Queens
University.

    Issuing Stock Options

    The Board of Directors has approved the issuance of 500,000 options under
the Company's Stock Option Plan. These options, to be granted to a director,
will be priced at $0.21 per share, and will vest in accordance with TSX
Venture Exchange guidelines.

    On behalf of the Board of Directors of Golden Band Resources Inc.,

    
    "Rodney G. Orr"
    Rodney G. Orr, P.Geo.,
    President & CEO
    

    All of Golden Band's exploration programs and pertinent disclosure of a
scientific nature are prepared and/or designed and carried out under the
supervision of Frank Hrdy, P.Geo., Golden Band's VP Exploration, who serves as
the qualified person (QP) under the definitions of National Instrument 43-101.
All of Golden Band's development-related programs and pertinent disclosure of
a development nature are prepared and/or designed and carried out under the
supervision of Gary Haywood, P.Eng., Golden Band's VP of Operations and COO,
who serves as the qualified person (QP) under the definitions of National
Instrument 43-101.

    Cautionary Statements on Forward-Looking Information: The statements made
in this News Release may contain certain forward-looking information. Actual
results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such
statements. Certain risk factors may also materially affect the actual results
achieved by the Company. Potential and current shareholders are cautioned not
to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company disclaims
any intent and undertakes no obligation to update publicly or otherwise revise
any forward-looking information whether as a result of new information, future
events, or other such factors that may affect this information, except as
required by law.

    
    Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
    that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
    

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For further information:

For further information: Rodney Orr, President & CEO, Golden Band
Resources Inc., Phone: (306) 955-0787 x7123, Fax: (306) 955-0788, Email:
rodney.orr@goldenbandresources.com, www.goldenbandresources.com; Motivia
Communications: Roger Francis, (306) 242-0694 x5, Toll free: (866) 501-5651,
Email: info@goldenbandresources.com

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