Oldest students go back to school

Oldest students go back to school

Two of Dovedale schools’ oldest pupils went back to school last weekend, to attend the Dovedale School’s 150th anniversary celebrations.   Shirley Harper and Basil Thompson went back to school, where they were pupils in the late 1930’s, and were even there to cut...
Pink Ladies need your support

Pink Ladies need your support

Matt McCrorie Two young ladies will be showing their support for breast cancer this month, by hosting a ‘Pink Brunch’ fund-raising event in Richmond.   Nicola Fleitas, a local photographer and social media manager, and Marina Kere, a business student, are...
Bateup Road upgrade nears end

Bateup Road upgrade nears end

The long, arduous process that has been the Bateup Road upgrade finally looks to be reaching its end.   Work on sealing the Bateup road upgrade has now begun, as the project now enters its final stages.   The project began in April last year and was...
Students hold informal reunion

Students hold informal reunion

A reunion for students who attended Waimea College in the 80s was held on Saturday night at Armadillos in Richmond. Students that attended the school between 1980-1989 were invited to come and get together for an informal reunion over drinks and food.   Stu Reid,...
Arson Suspected

Arson Suspected

It is believed that arson is to blame for the burnt-out car found sitting in a Richmond car park last Thursday morning. The car, a green 1995 Honda CRV, was discovered in the Petrie Car Park in Richmond behind Sundial Square by local business owners early Thursday...