Remembrance campaign raises funds for Hospice

Remembrance campaign raises funds for Hospice

Farmers Richmond is kicking it up a notch this year, with their annual Christmas fundraising drive for the Hospice beginning in mid-November and running all the way through till Christmas eve. The national campaign, done in partnership with Hospice and Farmers...
Proposed speed limit change for Tasman

Proposed speed limit change for Tasman

The speed limit for over 50 roads in the Tasman region may be changed, thanks to a council speed limit review that was undertaken this year. After public consultation between September and November, a hearing panel has recommended to the Tasman District Council that...
Hospice shop takes on waste

Hospice shop takes on waste

Waste really bothers Anne Marie McGrath. The talented seamstress, with a career that has spanned over four decades, was working for a clothing company in Wellington when she began to get frustrated about the excessive amounts of clothing waste being produced. “I saw...
A&P Show, 125 years young

A&P Show, 125 years young

It was a big year for the A&P Show. Celebrating its 125th birthday, the show went all out this year, and the crowds turned up for it, approximately 10,000 over the weekend. The showgrounds have an interesting history, the original stands which were three-tiered...
Community Dam moves forward

Community Dam moves forward

Matt McCrorie The Waimea Community Dam is forging ahead. The controversial project, which received the green light from the council last November, is making progress, hitting a big milestone this week.Waimea Water Ltd, which is a joint venture between Waimea...