The country is coming to town

The country is coming to town

This year’s Richmond A&P Show organisers are shaping the show up to deliver an even more impressive event than before, on the 21st and 22nd of November. While most A&P Shows around the country have been cancelled, the Richmond show is not only going ahead with...
Support needed or we shut down

Support needed or we shut down

With a lack of volunteers joining its ranks it’s likely the Richmond District Community Patrol will shut down. When most of us are asleep on Friday and Saturday nights, two volunteers drive the streets of Richmond keeping a check on things and notifying police if...
Hello, you saved my life

Hello, you saved my life

Handing over a fundraising cheque at Filco on Saturday turned into a moving moment when Mike Gile’s unexpected presence provided tangible evidence of the importance of fundraising for the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter. A rescued patient, he drove over from...
Elephants in Wai-iti River

Elephants in Wai-iti River

In the summer of 1928-1929, two elephants, Jumbo and his pal Tommy, used the Wai-iti River, Wakefield, to rinse off as they took a break in their travels toward the North Island. The pair were part of the Perry Brothers’ Circus on its annual New Zealand-wide tour...
Shake, rattle, roll

Shake, rattle, roll

Nine to 11-year olds from Ranzau and Brightwater schools are at the A&P showgrounds this week learning confidence and life skills to help keep them safe. The safety skills course, now in its fifth year, seeks to also prevent incidents from happening in the first...