Wanderers club bowled out for now

Wanderers club bowled out for now

One of Nelson’s most successful cricket clubs is in crisis. For the first time since its inception in 1983, Wanderers will not field a senior side in the Nelson premier competition this season. Wanderers stalwart Hayden Ingham says it is a sad day for the club. “It’s...
Big win for local fishing lodge

Big win for local fishing lodge

Luxury fishing accommodation Owen River Lodge has scooped a major gong at the 2018 New Zealand Tourism Awards. The Westpac Business Excellence Award, open to New Zealand tourist operators with less than $6m annual turnover, was presented to owner Felix Borenstein at a...
Grease is the word…

Grease is the word…

Over the next two weeks the Nelson Youth Theatre Company will be taking you on a trip back in time, with their production of Grease. Richmond resident Aimee Robinson, one of the show’s choreographers, has been doing Youth Theatre since she was eight years old. “I’ve...
Call for protection of whitebait

Call for protection of whitebait

As another season gets underway, the state of our native (whitebait) fishery has been making the headlines and sometimes for the wrong reasons. Although I don’t have a degree on the subject, I like to think, after 25 years of catching this white gold, I have some...
Challenge Grand Prix proves a hit

Challenge Grand Prix proves a hit

Fun, Sport and Safety were the key aims when local Police and Speedway Stars joined 12 Youth with disabilities at Pro Karts in Tahunanui for a family fun race day on Sunday, July 29. Police officers came along in their free time to support the event, they are often...