Local boss “bloody proud” of firm

Local boss “bloody proud” of firm

As this region copped the wrath of two cyclones earlier this year, many businesses closed their doors and sent their staff home to hunker down and ride it out. Not the team at Higgins Concrete Richmond. Instead, with the immediate threat of rising flood waters, they...
Inaugural golf tournament a resounding success

Inaugural golf tournament a resounding success

With golf clubs in tow, 112 women from Whangaparaoa to Dunedin and everywhere in between, flocked to Richmond last week for the Greenacres Golf Club’s inaugural 3-day women’s golf tournament. “It was very successful. Everyone was so impressed with the region and the...
In the running for NZ’s best bach

In the running for NZ’s best bach

They’re a little bit hotel, a little bit glamping and a little bit traditional Kiwi camping, all done with luxury and comfort in mind, and now the Rabbit Island Huts have been shortlisted in the Unique category for Bookabach’s national awards. “It’s really exciting,...
Concert hits all the right notes

Concert hits all the right notes

Richmond’s Town Hall was “pumping” on Saturday, October 6, for the ‘One Night Only’ concert that raised more than $2000 for the Blood Cancer and Leukaemia Foundations. “We had virtually a capacity audience and we’re still getting emails and texts from audience members...