Local author gives it another go for charity

Local author gives it another go for charity

A Richmond author has penned a second book for charity, proving she is determined to use her skills to help people in need. Heather Holmes, who works as a teacher aide at Waimea College, has written her second novel to raise money for the Nelson Tasman Rescue...
Brightwater to get major upgrade

Brightwater to get major upgrade

Brightwater is set to get a major upgrade in the coming months. A recently-announced project will see Ellis Street, the main street in Brightwater, redesigned and upgraded. With a cost of $1.4million, the Brightwater overhaul is set to be tendered next month....
CLM working out for clean water

CLM working out for clean water

The best thing after an intense workout is a cold glass of clean water. But that’s not exactly what the CLM Workout for Water week is about. With the upgraded lane pool about to be filled at the Richmond Aquatic Centre with 742,000 litres of water, it’s safe to say...
Students put colour into community

Students put colour into community

A new, colourful mural now brightens the side of the Richmond Town Hall building, and local kids are to thank. The idea for the mural came last year, when a local artist and youth worker Millie Bourke, was trying to find a way to help engage with kids at Waimea...
Affordable housing for Tasman

Affordable housing for Tasman

The increasingly expensive dream of home ownership for young Tasman families will be one step closer to reality, thanks to local couple Jason and Ange Mudgway. Jason and Ange, who are the directors of Mudgway construction, have decided to turn their lifestyle block...
Waimea Water pumped and ready for more action

Waimea Water pumped and ready for more action

With construction of the $104 million Waimea Community Dam in the Lee Valley well underway, Waimea Water Ltd (WWL) now have their full complement of key staff in place with a specialist dam engineer recently relocating and joining the team.   WWL is a Council...