Fire shows danger still there

Fire shows danger still there

Helicopters with monsoon buckets supported ground crews to contain a fire that began on the side of the Moutere Highway last Wednesday afternoon.   The four crews and five helicopters had a busy time in windy conditions but successfully brought the fire, which at...
Water shortage remains critical

Water shortage remains critical

The much hoped for rain across the Waimea over the weekend never really materialised, with the water shortage still critical. Urban residents and businesses connected to the reticulated supply in Richmond, Hope, Brightwater, Wakefield Mapua, Ruby Bay and their rural...