Drone club takes flight in region

Drone club takes flight in region

The Tasman Drone Racing club has been flying out at Appleby since last year. Ben Henry, chapter manager and one of the founding members of the club, started building his own drone in 2017, after watching clips on YouTube, “you can basically build one yourself. If you...
Downhill biker to compete at championships

Downhill biker to compete at championships

Sam Gale will be representing Cycling New Zealand on the world stage at the 2018 Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Mountainbike World Championship, in Lenzerheide Switzerland, in September. After achieving good results at the Mountainbike Under 19 World Cup circuit,...
Leaping into Oshkosh!

Leaping into Oshkosh!

Launching out of airplanes is second nature to Richmond’s 17,000 jump veteran Stu Bean, but to do so in front of a crowd of 250,000 at what is largely regarded as the world’s most famous airshow, was nothing short of “spectacular”. Oshkosh is a premier aviation event...
Valley Stags celebrate first season

Valley Stags celebrate first season

The Murchison Rugby Football Club (RFC) hosted the first Valley Stags prize-giving on Saturday, August 4. This is the first year of a partnership between Tapawera, Rangers and Murchison Football Clubs, with their collaborative team, Valley Stags. Murchison RFC awarded...
Plethora of football goals

Plethora of football goals

It was goals galore on Saturday, August 4, with teams from Richmond Athletic AFC being involved in games that saw 70 goals being scored. And that included two senior games with over ten in each, after they went to extra time and penalties due to the knock out...

Car club admits mistake

The Nelson Car Club has admitted they made a mistake with their paperwork for the MRF Mainland Series 2018 car rally race, which resulted in them incorrectly setting out their course on Saturday, July 14, and racing on unpermitted stretches of public roads. Tasman...