Performers battle it out for Showquest title

Performers battle it out for Showquest title

The Trafalgar Centre will be pumping with excitement on June 26, as student teams jump on stage in New Zealands new music, dance and drama event, Showquest. The event is a collaboration between Rockquest Promotions and local performing arts group BreakOut, and with...
Live music at Sinful Coffee

Live music at Sinful Coffee

Richmond’s Sinful Coffee has come up with a great way to beat the winter blues. Every Saturday from 1pm-3pm the café hosts live acoustic music duo S.A.M. The pair perform a number of popular songs from a wide-range of genres. “The acoustics in the building are...
Annual gala and silent auction this Sunday

Annual gala and silent auction this Sunday

For nearly sixty years the event has been marked on calendars in and around Brightwater and this year the date is Sunday, June 24, for the school’s popular winter gala and silent auction. The vibrant primary school has been an integral part of the community since it...
Tasman builder nails third place

Tasman builder nails third place

Tasman Homes builder, Tom Ashley, took out third place in the 2018 New Zealand Certified Builders (NZCB) Apprentice Challenge held in Rotorua, in April. The NZCB challenge is held in partnership with the Industry Training Association Building (ITAB). The 25-year-old...
From the inside out

From the inside out

For the last few months, Richmond’s Margaret Ewers has been spending her working time manning a gate on the Queen St upgrade. With ample opportunity to observe the upgrade in its many stages, Margaret put pen to paper and created the following poem to document the...