‘Put us on the Nelson Committee’

‘Put us on the Nelson Committee’

After 12 years, Neighbourhood Support Waimea is being dissolved. But it’s all not bad news. A new group, Neighbourhood Support Top of the South will be formed in its place, combining Nelson, Marlborough, and Waimea. Nelson-Waimea Neighbourhood Support Co-ordinator,...
Residents want more say

Residents want more say

A group of passionate Richmond residents are advocating for more representation as the town continues to expand. Richmond resident Robin Schiff is no stranger to advocating for her community. Originally hailing from New York, Robin spent time living in the Netherlands...
Music legend mentors students

Music legend mentors students

The former frontman of the New Zealand band ‘Midnight Youth’ called into Waimea College this week, to pass down his industry knowledge to young music students. Jeremy Redmore has more than a decade of experience in the music industry. The band’s debut album, ‘The...
Smith fires up, regrets comment

Smith fires up, regrets comment

Nelson MP Nick Smith has admitted that he regrets likening Parliament to a ‘Nazi Establishment’ last week, but says that he was frustrated, and that the comments came after a week of being ‘unfairly targeted by the speaker.’ Parliament’s Serjeant-in-Arms removed...
Brightwater cannabis facility creates jobs

Brightwater cannabis facility creates jobs

Two new medicinal cannabis facilities that are being planned for Nelson and Tasman could create as many as 200 new jobs, its proponent claims. Nelson-based company Medical Kiwi is building the first facility in the South Island to cultivate cannabis for medicinal use....