Waimea’s Caleb Delany makes Wellington debut

Waimea’s Caleb Delany makes Wellington debut

Former Waimea College rugby captain Caleb Delany made his debut for Wellington in their provincial competition win over Auckland on Sunday. It capped a rapid-rise for the 20-year-old, who was recruited by Tasman but chose Wellington to enable him to continue his...
Waimea College students create national game

Waimea College students create national game

Five students at Waimea College have produced a card game being made and sold throughout the country to demonstrate the alternative paths available for careers other than by attending University. “We saw there was a problem for students who didn’t want to continue...
Richmond may get community board soon

Richmond may get community board soon

A proposal for a local board in Golden Bay could open the door for more representation across the district, including in Richmond. Richmond resident Robin Schiff and Richmond Ward Councillor Dana Wensley say that public support from across the district for a Golden...
Ma’s Place closes its doors

Ma’s Place closes its doors

Richmond drop-in centre, Ma’s Place, has closed its doors after nearly five years, after helping hundreds of women across the region. The Richmond home-based charity, aimed to support solo mums through accommodation and providing a community network, has finally...
‘Big risks’ ahead for dam

‘Big risks’ ahead for dam

While the Waimea Community Dam hit a significant milestone last month with the completion of the Culvert, there are still ‘big risks’ ahead for the project. Waimea Water CEO Mike Scott says that the Covid-19 pandemic has presented some significant risks for the...