Fundraising on an ebike

Fundraising on an ebike

The first community organised ebike ride was a great success with 85 riders turning up on Saturday. The pack, which included riders from the Nelson City Council, representatives from the Great Taste Trail as well as MP Rachel Boyack, headed off from Waimea Plains...
Access for locals unlikely

Access for locals unlikely

The Waimea Community Dam reservoir is unlikely to be made available for public use. This at a time when ratepayers are being asked to pay more for the dam’s construction. Tasman District Council communications manager, Chris Choat, says there are no plans for any...
Success for local composer

Success for local composer

Jessie Leov has received a composition commission from the SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music. The result of the commission is a collaboration between Jessie and The Nelson Bays Harmony Chorus. They’ll be singing the piece written by Jessie for a cappella SSAA choir...
And then there were trees

And then there were trees

Three large Queen palms seemed to grow overnight at the Salisbury Road roundabout last week. The statuesque greenery adds a touch of nature in the middle of what has been a sea of ongoing road-layout changes over the last few months. Two of the trees came from Mitre...
Making the connection

Making the connection

The Positive Ageing Expo is happening on Friday 16th April with information and activities for older adults. The Expo assists older people in the community to make connections with others and with organisations there to assist them. “The Expo is a one-stop-shop for...