Sevens team bound for Rarotonga

Sevens team bound for Rarotonga

In December, a team of under-16 sevens rugby players from around the Tasman district will be heading to a Rarotongan College’s sevens tournament. Joining two other New Zealand teams they make up a pool of eight teams and help the locals boost tournament numbers. They...
Competition fierce among runners

Competition fierce among runners

A warm, sunny evening saw over 80 athletes at the recent Waimea Harrier Club Wednesday evening 5km series from the Eddyline in Richmond. Competition was fierce among the top contenders with the first 4 runners, Cameron Jones, Joel Bowater, Chris Sharland and Matt...
Students smash athletic records

Students smash athletic records

Two records were broken at Waimea Intermediate School’s annual athletics day this year. Shannan Delany jumped 5m in the year-8 girls long-jump to break the record of 4.90 set by Hayley Bond in 2016. Ben Walker beat the year-8 boys high-jump record by more than 10cm,...
Mini riders take on Moto X challenge

Mini riders take on Moto X challenge

Mini competitors gathered at Richmond Park to compete at the 2018 Nelson Motorcycle Club Mini MX Championships during the weekend. Around 85 riders competed at the brand-new purpose-built minis track and organisers Delwyn Lovell and Brian Heaphy say they were...
Paddling onto the world stage

Paddling onto the world stage

It was always a dream of Tara Hope’s to represent New Zealand and now the Richmond paddle boarder is set to do just that. Tara’s selection this year in the New Zealand Standup Paddle Boarding (SUP) team was “very exciting” and will see her heading overseas for the...
Cycling club invite public to ‘have a go’ on track

Cycling club invite public to ‘have a go’ on track

Cycling Nelson hosted one of their weekly club days on November 11, with riders from all walks of life gathering together for a bit of friendly competition and catching up. After a 4-year hiatus from Trafalgar Park, the club, which dates back to 1935, is building up...