Keeping takahe off extinction list

Keeping takahe off extinction list

Fifteen takahe birds were flown into the Kahurangi National Park last week as part of an ongoing programme to establish new populations in the wild. The birds travelled by Air New Zealand on a flight from Invercargill to Nelson as part of the airline’s partnership...
Residents pushing longer term solution

Residents pushing longer term solution

Wakefield residents continue to highlight the need for a long-term solution for crossing safety on SH6 with a detailed proposal. While Wakefield waits on the short-term outcome from the official NZTA Safety Audit residents have been doing their research to produce a...
A cut above apprentices

A cut above apprentices

This Friday apprentices across the region are going head-to-head in the inaugural Nelson Apprentice of the Year competition. The apprentices are representing hairdressing, engineering, and nursing. Contestants will complete a variety of challenges created by the...
Snowden’s smashes their target

Snowden’s smashes their target

In an unprecedented move, the Snowden’s Bush Trust have reached their final fundraising target of $350k, less than 24 hours after the Waimea Weekly ran their latest story on the campaign last week. “It’s no coincidence that every time the Waimea Weekly run a story...
New boss, new healthcare initiatives

New boss, new healthcare initiatives

Hailing from the deep south, Nelson Marlborough Health’s (NMH) Chief Executive Lexie O’Shea comes to the position with experience having been chief operating officer and deputy chief executive of Southland’s hospitals during Invercargill Hospital’s rebuild. Plans to...