Tennis Hot Shots for local children

Tennis Hot Shots for local children

The Tennis Hot Shots Schools programme is the national starter initiative for New Zealand children aged 5-12. A total of 5,330 pupils in 40 schools around the region can enjoy tennis classes throughout the year. From Murchison to Collingwood to Hira – nearly...
Brightwater couple wins big

Brightwater couple wins big

For Heather and Graham Steer it’s only natural to be near an engine. Riding bikes and driving fast cars comes naturally to this couple who also have a grown-up family who pretty much follow in their parents’ footsteps. Riding for over 50 years, Graham and Heather not...
Local students perform at dance festival

Local students perform at dance festival

High School students from the Top of the South region will get together on 15th August for the VAST Dance Festival. The presentations will take place at Theatre Royal Nelson. Krystal Hollis is part of the Year 13 class at Waimea College and will perform at the...
Digging starts for Waimea Community Dam

Digging starts for Waimea Community Dam

Building a more secure water future for Tasman is the goal of all those gathered at the Waimea Community Dam Lee Valley site, for the project’s ground-breaking ceremony, on Friday last. “Today is a very important milestone because we are recognising all the hard work...
1000 shoes,500 smiles

1000 shoes,500 smiles

Susan Johnson What began in 2012 by a group of women with six pilot schools, has grown to include all primary and intermediate schools in the Nelson/Tasman district, and in the first six years 500 pairs of shoes and sports boots have been provided. The school...