Menzshed imposter exploiting community

Menzshed imposter exploiting community

An alleged scam artist is impersonating Menzshed members in order to exploit the community’s generosity. The unknown individual has been knocking on doors in the Waimea region for the past three weeks or so, seeking donations for Menzshed. Waimea Menzshed coordinator...
Stepping up to the challenge

Stepping up to the challenge

Six Richmond firefighters will join hundreds of their counterparts on Saturday, May 19, as they ascend the 1103 steps of Auckland’s iconic Sky Tower to raise money for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer (LBC) New Zealand. Wearing their full kit weighing around 25 kilograms,...
Apple harvest up to expectations

Apple harvest up to expectations

With most apple picking having been finished at the end of April, this year’s season has not been without its setbacks. But despite all this, according to Gary Jones, business development manager for Apples and Pears NZ, “the season is going really well.” The Nelson...
Young musicians ready to rock

Young musicians ready to rock

Bands and soloists will battle it out on stage this Saturday, May 6, during Smokefreerockquest and Smokefree Tangata Beats Nelson and Marlborough heats at the Theatre Royal in Nelson from 1pm. Waimea College bands boast 10 of the 15 band entries while Brooklyn Scott...
Is Brad NZ’s ‘Sole Survivor’?

Is Brad NZ’s ‘Sole Survivor’?

Richmond born and bred Brad Norris, has been in Thailand filming the latest season of Survivor New Zealand. Cited as one of the world’s toughest games, 18 castaways from all across New Zealand spend up to 40 days marooned on a deserted, rugged and unforgiving island...