Get to know your neighbours

Get to know your neighbours

Neighbours from local communities will have a chance to get together over an afternoon of games, food, and family fun this Sunday.   To celebrate International Neighbours Day, Community Support Waimea is organising a family fun day to take place on March 24,...
Forest fire concert coming together

Forest fire concert coming together

Plans are now well under way for the forest fire concert.   The venue is being prepared and the main act, The Warratahs, are getting ready to come across the ditch and put on a great spectacle. While they are here, band members will travel to the fire site and...
Visit fosters friendship

Visit fosters friendship

The Nelson Branch of NZ China Friendship Society is hosting a group of two teachers and eight students from Liangyang Senior High School in Yangjiang, China, one of Nelson’s several sister cities.   The group is set to arrive on Wednesday, March 13.   The...
Swimmer making mark in the US

Swimmer making mark in the US

A former Waimea College swimmer is making a splash for his university in the United States.   Earlier this month Sam McKenzie helped his Grand Canyon University men’s swimming and diving team win its first-ever Western Athletic Conference championship. Although...