Local drummer finds his rhythm

Local drummer finds his rhythm

A local drummer is making some big noise on the other side of the world. Tasman’s very own Harry Binskin is is currently touring throughout the UK with breakout band ‘Georgia & the Vintage Youth.’ Harry emigrated to New Zealand from the UK with his family when he...
Teacher pay deal a good first step

Teacher pay deal a good first step

Local teachers are mostly satisfied with the government’s revised offer for teachers, but there is still a long way to go, says local teacher Stacey Ashley. The largest-ever teacher strike saw both primary and secondary school teachers withdraw their services on June...
Parker Shield provides plenty of challenges

Parker Shield provides plenty of challenges

The Parker Shield running event at Cable Bay Adventure Park in Saturday had everything a cross-country race should have. There was lots of mud, slippery tracks, hills, stream crossings and rough grassy areas. More than 60 competitors relished the challenging 2.4km...
New school play a history lesson

New school play a history lesson

While some schools might choose more traditional school plays such as ‘Annie’ or ‘Oliver’, Richmond school is putting on an entirely original school play, thanks to the efforts of creative teachers. The new show, ‘Medieval Madness 2’ is a mockumentary about life in...
Local author gives it another go for charity

Local author gives it another go for charity

A Richmond author has penned a second book for charity, proving she is determined to use her skills to help people in need. Heather Holmes, who works as a teacher aide at Waimea College, has written her second novel to raise money for the Nelson Tasman Rescue...