Fridge becomes kids’ library

Fridge becomes kids’ library

I had only just sat down on the Creed family’s couch when two-year-old Edward came over with his ‘You Shouldn’t Touch Dragons’ book to share with me. “The kids just love books and they had so many that we wanted to let everyone else in the community make use of them”,...
‘Put us on the Nelson Committee’

‘Put us on the Nelson Committee’

After 12 years, Neighbourhood Support Waimea is being dissolved. But it’s all not bad news. A new group, Neighbourhood Support Top of the South will be formed in its place, combining Nelson, Marlborough, and Waimea. Nelson-Waimea Neighbourhood Support Co-ordinator,...
Residents want more say

Residents want more say

A group of passionate Richmond residents are advocating for more representation as the town continues to expand. Richmond resident Robin Schiff is no stranger to advocating for her community. Originally hailing from New York, Robin spent time living in the Netherlands...
Hall looks great after renovation

Hall looks great after renovation

The Age Concern’s activity hall has had a much-needed facelift, as huge renovations have brought the much- used building up-to-date over the last seven months. “We had to give the hall a much-needed reno”, says Caroline Budge, manager of Age Concern. When the building...
Music legend mentors students

Music legend mentors students

The former frontman of the New Zealand band ‘Midnight Youth’ called into Waimea College this week, to pass down his industry knowledge to young music students. Jeremy Redmore has more than a decade of experience in the music industry. The band’s debut album, ‘The...
Smith fires up, regrets comment

Smith fires up, regrets comment

Nelson MP Nick Smith has admitted that he regrets likening Parliament to a ‘Nazi Establishment’ last week, but says that he was frustrated, and that the comments came after a week of being ‘unfairly targeted by the speaker.’ Parliament’s Serjeant-in-Arms removed...