Action aplenty for Speedway

Action aplenty for Speedway

Youth met experience at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway last Saturday night. The ‘Racing for the Kids’ Child Cancer fundraising meeting saw the Donaldson Civil youth ministock- mania be the feature grade along with the closed super stock club title and...
Wet weather doesn’t deter wine and food lovers

Wet weather doesn’t deter wine and food lovers

The Nelson wine and food festival made a triumphant return over the weekend, drawing in crowds from around the region to the Richmond Showgrounds. Despite the wind and wet weather, locals still turned up to support the event, which returned to its birthplace in...
Fresh face for Neighbourhood Support

Fresh face for Neighbourhood Support

There’s a fresh face committed to looking out for the Waimea community, in the form of Aniquah Stevenson, the new Neighbourhood Support co-ordinator for Waimea. Aniquah takes over from Marty Price, who has been in the role since its inception 8 years ago....
New flights to Wellington launch

New flights to Wellington launch

Nelsonians looking to cross the Cook Strait now have a third airline to choose from. Originair made its inaugural flight from Nelson to Wellington on Friday afternoon in response to passenger demand. Originair’s CEO Robert Inglis says the decision to reintroduce the...
Local handymen get to work for charity

Local handymen get to work for charity

When the Cancer Society approached Alan Kissell from MenzShed for a contribution to Relay for Life next month, an idea to build a playhouse was put forward. “I visited the Shed and was amazed at the professional set-up,” says Michelle Hunt from the Cancer Society. “I...