A weekend for art lovers

A weekend for art lovers

Artist Cindy Hutton is looking forward to the personal interaction with visitors to this year’s Art Expo Nelson, being held this Friday to Sunday at the Trafalgar Centre. “I do like to meet people who buy my work. It’s different from pieces that are bought in an...
Harold’s racy new wheels

Harold’s racy new wheels

Thanks to local organisations, Harold the Giraffe, the Life Education Trust’s much-loved mascot, and Ingrid Kemp, Life Education’s educator, have a new vehicle to deliver the trusts important message to children around the region. Life Education Trust is a...
New hunting comp based on short films

New hunting comp based on short films

This Saturday, September 1, marks the start of a six-week “unique” hunting competition with all proceeds going toward a late hunter’s daughter’s education. When Pete Adams had a mole removed and tested from his leg in 2015 the results came back clear, but a couple of...
Instrumental in country’s first record

Instrumental in country’s first record

He’s been credited with contributing toward New Zealand music’s ‘big bang’ moment, but Richmond’s Jim Carter says he was “lucky”. On his lap steel guitar in 1948, Jim played the first notes on ‘Blue Smoke’ written by Ruru Karaitiana and sung by Pixie Williams. The...