Local athletes strike gold

Local athletes strike gold

It’s a golden trifecta for our three Waimea athletes at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The ex-Waimea College students, Kelsey Smith, Anita McLaren (nee Punt) and Trael Joass have been competing on the Gold Coast this week, representing New Zealand in field hockey and...
National swimming success for locals

National swimming success for locals

Waimea and Tasman swimmers have achieved well on the national stage at recent events. Tasman Swim Club’s Maggie Goomes (14yrs) had a successful week at the Swimming New Zealand Division II competition in Rotorua winning gold in the 800m freestyle and silver in the...
Richie McCaw flying this way

Richie McCaw flying this way

  All Fonterra ‘Milk for Schools’ primary schools in New Zealand have had the opportunity to win one of four school visits by Fonterra ambassador Richie McCaw. Brightwater School applied, they built their Richie statue, made videos and posed for photos, but it wasn’t...