Classroom names reflect values

Classroom names reflect values

Classrooms at Mahana School have been given new names to reflect a value that pupils in them believe reflects their class.   Deputy principal and teacher Carolyn Scorrar says the classes used to be named after birds and, while that was fine, it was decided it...
Help needed for new rescue boat

Help needed for new rescue boat

The Nelson Volunteer Coastguard needs community support to buy a replacement rescue boat to help meet increasing demand, including from Waimea boaties.   The current boat, an 8.5-metre Naiad bought second-hand, is about 25 years old and experience has proven it...
Wakefield Apple Fair growth continues

Wakefield Apple Fair growth continues

This Sunday’s Wakefield Apple Fair promises to be the biggest and best yet, with organisers expecting to better last year’s crowd of 4000 people.   The event, now into its sixth year, started small with about 500 people coming along, organising committee member...
Concert needs your support

Concert needs your support

It’s all systems go for this Saturday’s Forest Fire Concert.   It promises to be a great afternoon of entertainment at the A & P Showgrounds in Richmond, beginning at 1pm and going through until about 6pm.   Headline act The Waratahs will be supported by...
Young fans meet premiership captains

Young fans meet premiership captains

All eyes were on two young Brightwater netball fans as they met their Tactix and Mystics heroes on centre court at Sunday’s ANZ Premiership match at the Trafalgar Centre in Nelson.   Thirteen-year-old Olivia Shelling, who attends Waimea College, won the...