Important Announcement

To our readers and advertisers, The Waimea Weekly community newspaper has been asked by the government not to publish over this period of lockdown. It is therefore with regret that we tell our readers and advertisers that, like many other businesses in New Zealand, we...
New Zealand moves into full lockdown

New Zealand moves into full lockdown

On Monday afternoon Prime Minister Jacinda Arden announced that the country would move into full lockdown on Wednesday at 11:59 pm. New Zealand’s alert level rose to three on Monday afternoon, giving New Zealander’s 48 hours to prepare for level four. The country will...
Businesses come together for charity

Businesses come together for charity

A group of local businesses have teamed up for a good cause – to fight child cancer. A fundraising campaign that was started by local business ‘Homes by Orange’ has gathered the support of more than 20 different businesses, including other local businesses and some...
Locals get their hands dirty to raise funds

Locals get their hands dirty to raise funds

Hundreds turned out on Sunday for the Muddy Buddy challenge fundraiser for Tasman School. The weather was perfect, and the crowd was in good form. It was Gaynor Fisher’s first time, but it won’t be her last. “This is brilliant, you can’t help trying to stay clean at...