• House_Top_470x85px
  • Dentist comes to Nelson mum’s rescue

    By Andrew Board • November 20

    The mother-of-three who is owed $600 by struck-off Stoke dentist Nicholas Smith has had her dental bill covered by other dentist.
    Stacey Gribble had been paying the Stoke Dental Centre…

    Full Story - →

    Nelson mother of three Stacey Gribble, left, with Gentle Dental co-owner Maxine Noar after the clinic decided to credit Stacey with $600, the amount she lost to the Stoke Dental Clinic. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Nelson Weekly News

    Sergeants Justin Carter and Steffan James stare each other down at the After the Bell fundraiser at the Rutherford Hotel on Friday. The pair were one of four fights announced for the Fight 4 Victory charity boxing event next Easter. Photo: Evan Barnes/Shuttersport.

    First Fight 4 Victory bouts announced

    By Andrew Board • November 19

    Mohammed Ali once told the world that he could “float like a butterfly”. But as Nelson’s eight newest boxers were unveiled on Friday night, the only butterflies around were located…

    Dental Council ‘put public at risk’

    By Nelson Weekly • November 19

    The dental licence of Dr Nicholas Smith should have been stripped years earlier, according to a prominent member of the Nelson dental profession, who says members of the public were…

    Mike Corkill, centre, with his wife and children from left; Liam, 17, Brittany, 14, Julie-Ann, Cassie, 21, and Teigan, 9. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Mike close to reaching target for new lungs

    By Andrew Board • November 19

    After seven months and $81,000, Mike Corkill is just $19,000 away from the new set of lungs he needs to survive.
    Mike has a pulmonary hypertension, a rare and incurable…

    Browse Archive →

    Waimea Weekly News

    Henley School principal, John Armstrong, holds a piece of timber framing with rusting metal joist hangers from the school’s leaky library. Photo: Simon Bloomberg.

    School library demolished

    By Simon Bloomberg • November 20

    Henley School’s leaky library is being demolished and a new one built after the Ministry of Education decided “that it will be more economical to rebuild the building than to…

    Apprentice hairdresser, Alesha Bruce, outside Clear Cuts shop window on Queen St that is being decorated for Richmond Unlimited’s Decorate 2 Win competition. Photo: Simon Bloomberg.

    Businesses decorate shop windows for Christmas

    By Simon Bloomberg • November 20

    The girls at Clear Cuts hair salon are taking an unusual approach to this year’s Richmond Unlimited Decorate 2 Win competition, aimed at brightening up shop windows for Christmas.

    Richmond Unlimited vice-chair, Toni Lane, and Richmond Mall manager, Belinda de Clerqc, in the mall carpark this week. Photo: Simon Bloomberg.

    Car parking made easier

    By Simon Bloomberg • November 20

    Christmas shoppers won’t have any problems getting carparks around Richmond this year thanks to a joint-initiative by the Richmond Mall and Richmond Unlimited.
    Last year, carparks around the Richmond central…

    Browse Archive →

    4274-RM banner for WaiWEekly site 642x59px

    Other News

    The shot from Nelson's Atkin Kaua smashes into the back of the net while, insert, he celebrates the goal with his team mates. Photos: Chris Symes/www.shuttersport.co.nz

    High-flying Falcons remain unbeaten

    They simply can’t be stopped.
    The Nelson Marlborough Falcons have scored their fifth win of the season, beating Wanderers Youth 2-0 at Trafalgar Park on Sunday.
    Once again the Falcons…

    The Peek A Boobies team at Boot Camp for Breast Cancer are from left; Cath Anderson, Dana Slierendrecht, Jo Turner, Janet Growcott, Helene Boulton, Tia Raumati, David Havili, Kim Parkinson, Moira Raumati, Carol Hargadon, Michaela Matenga, Carmel Kremmer, Lee Wharehinga, Caroline Young-Husband and Carol Parkinson. Photo: Jessie Johnston.

    Boot camp raises $15,000 for trust

    Nelson College for Girls’ gymnasium was a sea of pink during last Sunday’s Boot Camp for Breast Cancer.
    Over 100 pink-laden men and women turned out to dance, jump, run…

    Chris Brake clears 2.03 metres in the high jump at the Athletics Nelson twilight meet at Saxton Field last Wednesday. Photo: Simon Bloomberg.

    Brake jumps at US scholarship

    Tapawera athlete, Chris Brake, showed he is in top form, equalling his personal best and the Tasman Centre record in the high jump at the Athletics Nelson twilight meeting at…

    Wakefield's Nicole Preller has donated funds she raised for the World Challenge to help Adelaide Ketel. Photo: Simon Bloomberg.

    Teen donates world challenge funds to sick child

    Nicole Preller has turned her own disappointment into joy, when she donated $2022 to help the family of 21-month-old Adelaide Ketel who is undergoing treatment for cancer.
    Nicole had been…

  • Polls

    Do you think Nelson needs free parking or just a better system for paid parking

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Video

    Kelly McGarry Finals Run GoPro Footage – Red Bull Rampage 2014

  • Photo Gallery
  • Advertise here_red
  • ad1left
  • Advert-Layout
  • Colourplus_36x60
  • All content on this site are under copyright. Images may be used with written consent from Waimea Weekly Ltd or Nelson Weekly Ltd.
    100% Locally Owned & Operated