Community dinner a ‘team’ effort

Community dinner a ‘team’ effort

    Each year the local community churches join forces with a team of volunteers to create the annual Richmond Community Christmas Dinner. To be held at the Richmond School hall on Tuesday, December 25, organiser Michaela Ross says the idea stemmed from holding the...
New street design for Brightwater

New street design for Brightwater

Over $3 million has been budgeted for town centre upgrades around the region, with Brightwater destined to receive theirs first. A new concept design for Ellis St aims to create safe and accessible pedestrian, cycling and vehicle linkages, improve the streetscape and...
Fund-raiser ride for helicopter trust

Fund-raiser ride for helicopter trust

Members of the Top of the South Motorcycle Club kindly donated an $1800 cheque to the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter Trust last month. The club held their annual Daylight Savings Ride to raise funds for the trust. It was their sixth annual fund-raiser ride....
Students create cardboard arcades

Students create cardboard arcades

Richmond School joined the Caine’s Arcade bandwagon this term when 180 students, as part of their technology unit, designed their own arcade games. In 2011, 9-year-old American Caine Monroy spent his summer holidays building an elaborate DIY cardboard arcade in his...
Christmas hamper raffles to help children

Christmas hamper raffles to help children

Students from Waimea College, Briea Anderson, Sammy Daubney and Mackenzie Taylor, have decided to share their festive spirit and are raffling off two giant hampers to raise money to buy Christmas presents for patients who will be spending time in the Nelson Hospital...