Have you ever heard of a bucket bike? They’re a New Zealand creation and they’re Ruby Inwood’s favourite sport.
What is your favourite animal? Ryan McGlinchuy from Richmond School loves birds. He recently won a ‘New Zealand’s Birds’ book from teacher and game developer Bob Reynolds as part of an environmental project.
Do you have any old medicine lying around at home? How old is it? Find out how you can dispose of expired or unwanted medicine safely.
Are you the kind of person that picks up after others? The ‘Keep Richmond Beautiful’ organisation picked 340 kgs of rubbish from our local shorelines recently. Find out how you can help them on the next ‘Big Beach Clean Up’.
Tasman District councillor and Richmond ward incumbent Mark Greening’s door-to-door campaign behaviour has been labelled “aggressive” and “odd” by two separate Richmond residents during this year’s council election campaigning.
Negative comments made towards cyclists by the man Mr Greening endorsed to be the next mayor, fellow councillor and Moutere and Waimea incumbent Dean McNamara, in a personal online blog six years, ago have also come to light.
Station Officer Nathan Freeman was honoured on Saturday for his great community work with Richmond’s Volunteer Fire Brigade. He was awarded a 25-year Gold Star from the United Fire Brigades Association (UFBA). Post a comment below and show your appreciation for these community heroes.
A group of children have been improving the quality of life for the residents of the Stillwater Retirement Village. The children from The Tree House Early Learning Centre visit the seniors every Friday for singing, playing and having fun.
Jacob Page The Nelson region has had many brushes with All Blacks greats, almost greats and those players who got close to the black jersey before Tasman’s crop of 2019 All Blacks like Atu Moli, who starts at prop tonight against Canada in Japan, and Shannon Frizell....
The Nelson Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Response Team (NZRT2) is promoting an Open Recruitment Night on Monday, 7 October at 6:30pm, at the Civil Defence Building (John Wesley Lane) in Richmond. Just turn up and meet the team.
The ‘Transport Show’ is going to be this weekend at the Higgins Heritage Park, Pigeon Valley from 10am to 4pm and the visitors will be able to check out all sorts of vintage, classic, military and modern transport.