Waimea dam culvert finished

Waimea dam culvert finished

The Waimea Community Dam hit a significant milestone last week, with the blessing of the culvert taking place on Friday. Waimea Water Board members and staff, Tasman mayor Tim King, Nelson MP Nick Smith and Labour candidate for Nelson Rachel Boyack attended a...
Wine and food festival postponed

Wine and food festival postponed

Nelson’s Wine and Food festival has officially been cancelled for 2021. Organisers announced last week that the festival, originally planned for February 2021, will not be going ahead. The event is currently being rescheduled for February 2022. Organiser Cynthia...
Tasman in level 2, testing ramps up

Tasman in level 2, testing ramps up

As the country shifted into Alert Level 2, Covid-19 testing has ramped up in Tasman in the last week since the community outbreak in Auckland. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Tuesday last week that the country would be moving to alert level 2 while the...
Pak’nSave workers lobby for a fair deal

Pak’nSave workers lobby for a fair deal

A group of Richmond Pak’nSave employees are lobbying for a living wage and more sick leave after working through alert level 4 and 3 lockdowns as essential workers. Pak’nSave employee and union delegate Jenny Wells has worked at the Richmond supermarket for nearly 20...