Richmond may get community board soon

Richmond may get community board soon

A proposal for a local board in Golden Bay could open the door for more representation across the district, including in Richmond. Richmond resident Robin Schiff and Richmond Ward Councillor Dana Wensley say that public support from across the district for a Golden...
Ma’s Place closes its doors

Ma’s Place closes its doors

Richmond drop-in centre, Ma’s Place, has closed its doors after nearly five years, after helping hundreds of women across the region. The Richmond home-based charity, aimed to support solo mums through accommodation and providing a community network, has finally...
‘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...