Charity store staff ‘gutted’ after burglary

Charity store staff ‘gutted’ after burglary

Volunteers at a local charity shop have been left ‘heartbroken’ after a burglary last week. A volunteer from the ICH charity shop in Wakatu Industrial estate, was left in shock when opening the store on Tuesday morning last week, to find a window pried open, and the...
Local family pivots after Covid job loss

Local family pivots after Covid job loss

The Gilberd family has turned misfortune into motivation, and they’re using that motivation to re-open the iconic Brightwater Motors. The family of four relocated to the Tasman region from Wellington late last year, in search of more space and a better lifestyle....
Charity house to hit the market this month

Charity house to hit the market this month

A special house goes up for auction on the 25th July in Katania Heights, Brightwater. It’s a house whose three years of planning and building has involved 30 different businesses and is representative of the Nelson Tasman’s community spirit to provide support where...
Dreadlocks come off for cancer research

Dreadlocks come off for cancer research

Liam Hart’s dreadlocks have been a part of him for over eight years. They reached down to his waist and were a treasured crowning glory. So, it was with mixed emotions that Liam said goodbye to them last Saturday. “They’ve been a part of me for the last 8 years, but...
Colourful new  artwork for Richmond

Colourful new artwork for Richmond

Richmond pedestrians and cyclists will be greeted by a colourful new mural when walking and cycling under the Salisbury Road underpass. The Tasman District Council held a youth forum throughout lockdown and encouraged young people from around the region to send in...