Forest fire concert coming together

Forest fire concert coming together

Plans are now well under way for the forest fire concert.   The venue is being prepared and the main act, The Warratahs, are getting ready to come across the ditch and put on a great spectacle. While they are here, band members will travel to the fire site and...
Swimmer making mark in the US

Swimmer making mark in the US

A former Waimea College swimmer is making a splash for his university in the United States.   Earlier this month Sam McKenzie helped his Grand Canyon University men’s swimming and diving team win its first-ever Western Athletic Conference championship. Although...
Diet discussion at movie screening

Diet discussion at movie screening

Disease prevention through diet and lifestyle choices is gaining an increasing amount of support, Wakefield doctor Wayne Hurlow says, which was illustrated last week by two sold-out screenings of the award-winning health documentary The Big Fat Lie, complemented by...
Region to boost tourism profile

Region to boost tourism profile

The Nelson/Tasman region looks set to benefit from a campaign that will be viewed by people around the world, thanks to the reach of National Geographic.   The Nelson Regional Development Agency pitched Nelson/Tasman as a region to be selected to take part in the...