Tasman moves into complete fire ban

Tasman moves into complete fire ban

It’s getting hotter and hotter as we move towards the end of January, and Fire and Emergency say that the fire risk is quickly increasing, with a total fire ban taking effect this week. Principal rural fire officer Ian Reade says, “We’re going into a period of extreme...
Farewell for Neighbourhood Hero

Farewell for Neighbourhood Hero

Matt McCrorie Marty Price always wanted to be a cop. He practically grew up in a police station. “In a good way,” he assures me. Marty’s mum worked in a police station for 23 years when he was growing up, and he said that it gave him the chance to see firsthand the...
Local talent for Wine and Food Festival

Local talent for Wine and Food Festival

This years Wine and Food festival has managed to lock down some local talent, in the form of 16 year old Garin College student Brooklyn Scott. The singer/songwriter has been performing since she was 6 years old. She scored her first big break at a school production at...