Gun buy-back expands

Gun buy-back expands

Nelson Hunting and Fishing has announced it will participate in the country’s gun buy-back scheme to give the community an option other than the police to hand in their firearms. People can hand in listed ‘prohibited firearms and parts’ for compensation. “It’s...
Local businesses fly high at hospitality awards

Local businesses fly high at hospitality awards

Two local businesses got outstanding results at this year’s Nelson Hospitality Awards. The prizes given on 9 September went to Takeshi Nagahama, from restaurant La Capilla in Appleby, who won as Best Head Chef of the year and for Raeward Fresh, in Richmond, chosen as...
Meet local painter Paul Deacon

Meet local painter Paul Deacon

Susan Johnson The rank of local talented artists has been increased by the arrival in Richmond of Paul Deacon, marine artist. Acknowledged to be one of New Zealand’s leading marine artists, he is entirely self-taught. Son of a fisherman and an artistic mum, Paul spent...
Free fixed bikes at Saxton Field

Free fixed bikes at Saxton Field

Grab a free bike, help fix it up and take it home. It’s yours to keep. It sounds like a great idea, right? It will be done on 28 September at Saxton Field, from 9am to mid-day. Already 40 people have registered for it, but it is still possible to save a place for the...