Josh Amyes for big things in the pool

Josh Amyes for big things in the pool

Jacob Page Tasman Swim Club member Josh Amyes will be part of a 40-person Kiwi team headed to the Australian State Teams Championships in late September. The 16-year-old Year 11 student at Nelson College, who lives near Motueka, said it was all part of his goal to...
New service gets Wakefield moving

New service gets Wakefield moving

A new bus trial for Wakefield is set to get underway next week, thanks to the hard yards put in by a community trust and concerned members of the community. The group, Nelson Tasman Community Trust, got a funding boost recently. Thanks to a community connect grant for...
Trolley Derby finds new home on Queen St

Trolley Derby finds new home on Queen St

An iconic Nelson event has found a new home in Richmond. The Trolley Derby, a staple Nelson event involving the whole community, celebrates the making and racing of trolley’s. As of 2020, Queen Street will be the new home to the iconic derby. The event places a large...
Wine and Food still a fundraising success

Wine and Food still a fundraising success

Matt McCrorie While for some it might have left a sour taste after the annual wine and food festival had to be cancelled earlier this year, organisers say that it was still something of a success. The Annual Wine and Food Festival, organised as a fundraising event by...
A new plan tackles teen drinking

A new plan tackles teen drinking

A new initiative from the District Health Board is taking a different approach to tackling teen drinking. “Youth drinking is not a new problem. We live in a culture where alcohol use is normal, and the associated risks often go unnoticed,” says Hilary Genet, health...