Waimea students protest for climate change action

Waimea students protest for climate change action

More than 400 students participated in a school strike for action towards climate change on Friday on the Cathedral steps in Nelson, including a group of Waimea and Garin college students. The strike happened during school hours, from 12.30 to 2pm, with students from...
Get to know your neighbours

Get to know your neighbours

Neighbours from local communities will have a chance to get together over an afternoon of games, food, and family fun this Sunday.   To celebrate International Neighbours Day, Community Support Waimea is organising a family fun day to take place on March 24,...
Visit fosters friendship

Visit fosters friendship

The Nelson Branch of NZ China Friendship Society is hosting a group of two teachers and eight students from Liangyang Senior High School in Yangjiang, China, one of Nelson’s several sister cities.   The group is set to arrive on Wednesday, March 13.   The...
Relay team claims gold

Relay team claims gold

Greg Lautenslager   The Tasman women’s under 20, 4 x 400 metres relay team proved too good for everyone else at the New Zealand Track and Field Championships in Christchurch on Sunday, coming home with the gold medal in a time of 3:58.59.   Former Garin...
JK to provide advice

JK to provide advice

Sir John Kirwan, will be in Hope on Friday to provide advice to those affected by the recent Pigeon Valley forest fire and the drought.   The combined stress of both the forest fires and the drought can take a significant toll on the local community. Thanks to...