Forest fire concert on track

Forest fire concert on track

Local businesses are getting behind a silent auction that is being held as part of the forest fire concert on April 13. Some of the items donated so far include Richmond Mall vouchers worth $2500, a week’s campervan use provided by Discover New Zealand Motorhome...
NZ music pioneer turns 100

NZ music pioneer turns 100

The first time Jim Carter heard the sound of a steel guitar he knew it was the instrument for him. “There was just something about it,” the Richmond man who turns 100 this week says, “there’s nothing like it.”   Jim was only 17 years old at the time and he loved...
Richmond link to cutting edge architecture

Richmond link to cutting edge architecture

A former Richmond woman has attracted media attention in Australia for her work designing buildings that help to achieve better outcomes for mental health services and their patients. Stephanie Liddicoat, whose parents still live in Richmond, last month was the focus...
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...