Richmond Rotary supporting community piano

Richmond Rotary supporting community piano

Richmond Rotary are getting behind the funding required for the Richmond community street piano that has been part of the Richmond scene for seven years. The piano which currently sits outside Kmart needs maintenance to keep it in good working order. “We saw the piece...
Tasman to tackle wasps with non-native predators

Tasman to tackle wasps with non-native predators

In a monumental move for conservation, the Tasman District Council has been given the green light to introduce two European insects, the hoverfly and wasp-nest beetle, to tackle the country’s chronic wasp problem. Tasman, with its honeydew covered beech trees, has the...
A whole community of garage sales

A whole community of garage sales

The Brightwater community are holding their garage sales all together this Saturday, 27th February. “I like the concept of it, reselling things rather than being a throw-away society,” says organiser Jilly Perry. The organisers provide the marketing behind the event...
Proposed merge of port and airport companies

Proposed merge of port and airport companies

Story by Charles Anderson Port Nelson and Nelson Airport are proposing to join forces and operate under a new company after looking for ways to prepare for an uncertain future. The proposal is currently before Nelson City Council and Tasman District Council, which own...
Go by Bike Movement

Go by Bike Movement

The Lane family were among a group of cyclists who joined in the Go By Bike movement held across the country last week in a bid to ditch the car for a day and cycle instead. Laura, Toby, Jemima and mum Anna were rewarded for their efforts with a free breakfast and hot...