Pak’nSave staff strike as frustration boils over

Pak’nSave staff strike as frustration boils over

Frustrations after five years of failed negotiations finally boiled over on Friday last week, with Pak’nSave Richmond workers taking strike action to demonstrate their anger at the lack of progress. Five years of negotiations have failed to deliver a collective...
Sophisticated scams target elderly

Sophisticated scams target elderly

Scams are targeting elderly residents in the area, and specialists say that they are becoming more sophisticated by the day. A local woman lost nearly 10k in an iTunes Gift Card scam. The woman, who was cold-called by an international scammer, was promised a...
Work begins on cinema complex

Work begins on cinema complex

Work has finally begun on a new cinema complex in Richmond, earmarked to be completed by late 2021. The development in Richmond West by Nelson company Gibbons will see a cinema complex as the main tenant in a commercial development near Lower Queen Street. Silky Otter...
Waimea dam culvert finished

Waimea dam culvert finished

The Waimea Community Dam hit a significant milestone last week, with the blessing of the culvert taking place on Friday. Waimea Water Board members and staff, Tasman mayor Tim King, Nelson MP Nick Smith and Labour candidate for Nelson Rachel Boyack attended a...
Wine and food festival postponed

Wine and food festival postponed

Nelson’s Wine and Food festival has officially been cancelled for 2021. Organisers announced last week that the festival, originally planned for February 2021, will not be going ahead. The event is currently being rescheduled for February 2022. Organiser Cynthia...
Golden Bay Fruit eager to grow women’s rugby

Golden Bay Fruit eager to grow women’s rugby

Golden Bay Fruit have signed to be the Tasman Rugby Union’s brand sponsor of female rugby. The agreement will include front of jersey branding of the Tasman Mako Farah Palmer Cup team, the TRU Academy program, the Tasman Trophy club competition and other Tasman...