Vintage farm machinery comes alive

Vintage farm machinery comes alive

Engines will be running, and steam will be billowing with rides for kids of all ages, at Higgins Heritage Park in Wakefield. They’re holding their Vintage Machinery Show which demonstrates how farming equipment operated in years gone by, over the weekend of the 30th...
Rates increase likely over the next ten years

Rates increase likely over the next ten years

Following a meeting of the Tasman District Council elected members on Friday18th December, a recommendation has been made to an annual maximum rate increase of between 4.5 and 7 per cent over the next 10 years. The proposed maximum rates are 4.5 percent in 2021/2022...
Pharmacies have an increased ability to help

Pharmacies have an increased ability to help

Pharmacists are part of the free healthcare team available to people with non-urgent injuries or illnesses. “Sprained ankles, sunburn and hay-fever are uncomfortable but not life-threatening. A pharmacist is often able to assist with such ailments,” says Jane Horder,...
Lions raffle prize delivered

Lions raffle prize delivered

It was a shocked three sisters who watched a playhouse being delivered to their backyard in Dovedale. The Richmond Lions Club had rung their parents, Carolyn and Toby Skorrar, with the news that Alice Skorrar had the winning ticket from the Lions raffle, but they kept...
Putting a fashion foot forward

Putting a fashion foot forward

A new tent with a focus on fashion is popping up at the races. The highlight of the Nelson Tasman summer horse racing season is happening on Sunday 10th of January and having a fantastic time without shorts and jandals is the focus at one tent. Angela Miller and Emma...
Richmond’s alfresco summer screenings

Richmond’s alfresco summer screenings

There’s something special about eating a picnic while watching movies outside, and what better way to do it than under the huge redwood tree in Washbourn Gardens? Alfresco screenings of great movies in beautiful surroundings has become a summer staple here in Tasman...