Dynamic duo secures Waimea win

Dynamic duo secures Waimea win

Aimee Berkett A dynamic duo from Waimea College’s Senior A team says that teamwork was the key ingredient for their first win of the season. Captain and vice-captain, Milly Thurlow and Jade Gower, have been playing side by side for nearly a decade, and say that their...
Golden Bay Fruit eager to grow women’s rugby

Golden Bay Fruit eager to grow women’s rugby

Golden Bay Fruit have signed to be the Tasman Rugby Union’s brand sponsor of female rugby. The agreement will include front of jersey branding of the Tasman Mako Farah Palmer Cup team, the TRU Academy program, the Tasman Trophy club competition and other Tasman...
Disappointment for OE plans

Disappointment for OE plans

Emily Rushbrooke was bound for the United States and a second season with Camp America when the pandemic brought a halt to plans for her big OE. “I was so looking forward to seeing the kids again”, says Emily. The OE, (Overseas Experience), has been a Kiwi tradition...
Brightwater cannabis facility creates jobs

Brightwater cannabis facility creates jobs

Two new medicinal cannabis facilities that are being planned for Nelson and Tasman could create as many as 200 new jobs, its proponent claims. Nelson-based company Medical Kiwi is building the first facility in the South Island to cultivate cannabis for medicinal use....
Book raises cash for forest fire animals

Book raises cash for forest fire animals

A children’s book that was written to describe how animals were cared for during the Pigeon Valley fires has raised $5000 for local charity groups. ‘But who’s looking after the animals’, written by local author Renee Lang and illustrated by Polly Rabbits, is inspired...