Celtic Pipe Band to perform on world stage

Celtic Pipe Band to perform on world stage

The region’s Celtic Pipe Band is headed overseas in 2019 to make their mark on Scotland at the World Pipe Band Championships. With two days of competition, the World Pipe Band Championships (affectionately known as The World’s) will be showcasing the incredible talent...
Drone club takes flight in region

Drone club takes flight in region

The Tasman Drone Racing club has been flying out at Appleby since last year. Ben Henry, chapter manager and one of the founding members of the club, started building his own drone in 2017, after watching clips on YouTube, “you can basically build one yourself. If you...
Downhill biker to compete at championships

Downhill biker to compete at championships

Sam Gale will be representing Cycling New Zealand on the world stage at the 2018 Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Mountainbike World Championship, in Lenzerheide Switzerland, in September. After achieving good results at the Mountainbike Under 19 World Cup circuit,...
Event to aid Indian women

Event to aid Indian women

Witnessing first-hand the plight of women in the Indian city of Thane, Richmond’s Sandra Johnson was compelled to do something about it. The city of around two million remains a slum town largely controlled by the mafia who ensure the people remain impoverished to...
Spiritual Expo offers alternative health options

Spiritual Expo offers alternative health options

Reiki, reflexology, chakra balancing and astrology are among the stalls and workshops being showcased at the first Spiritual Connections Expo on Sunday, August 19. Sirian and Adriel, known simply by their first names and who are two of the organisers of the event,...