‘Big risks’ ahead for dam

‘Big risks’ ahead for dam

While the Waimea Community Dam hit a significant milestone last month with the completion of the Culvert, there are still ‘big risks’ ahead for the project. Waimea Water CEO Mike Scott says that the Covid-19 pandemic has presented some significant risks for the...
Housing market continues to boom

Housing market continues to boom

The property market continues to reach new heights in Tasman, with the region breaking its record when it comes to house sales in August. The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) released their monthly property report for August last week, which shows that...
Smaller sections now ok

Smaller sections now ok

Plans for further housing intensification in the region are a ‘win-win’, according to one councillor. Councillor Kit Maling, chair of the Strategy and Policy Committee, says that the TDC’s newly-adopted Intensification Action Plan, which will allow for more townhouses...
Sophisticated scams target elderly

Sophisticated scams target elderly

Scams are targeting elderly residents in the area, and specialists say that they are becoming more sophisticated by the day. A local woman lost nearly 10k in an iTunes Gift Card scam. The woman, who was cold-called by an international scammer, was promised a...
Work begins on cinema complex

Work begins on cinema complex

Work has finally begun on a new cinema complex in Richmond, earmarked to be completed by late 2021. The development in Richmond West by Nelson company Gibbons will see a cinema complex as the main tenant in a commercial development near Lower Queen Street. Silky Otter...