Teen hit by truck in stable condition

A 16-year-old girl has head injuries after being hit by a truck on Gladstone Rd in Richmond.

Water supply to allow build

Satisfying Richmond's growth demand has seen district council staff work with developers to provide a temporary water supply to part of a 64-hectare parcel of land.

Tool maker buys latest technology

At a time when a lot of manufacturing has moved overseas, Richmond's Holer Diamond Tools has gone the other way, bringing the latest in overseas technology to New Zealand.

Rooftop burglar hit 19 malls

Merivale Mall

Man who broke into Richmond Mall through roof admits nationwide burglary spree.

Not just any night at Waimea

Ann Banks

Waimea College's massive school production West Side Story opened last night after months of rehearsals by a cast of more than 100 students.

Richmond loses another shop

Ann Banks

Richmond is to lose another niche retailer with its owner planning to go out in a blaze of glory.

Earlier bar closing time 'unfair'

A 2am closing time for bars would be unfair on responsible drinkers, says Richmond hotel owner.

Store bows out of 'retail war'

Chris Kirby

Richmond store shuts up shop with owner predicting a retail war as big stores fight for customers.

Dam bust threatens 300 homes

Waimea Dam 'unlikely' to fail, but if it did it could potentially flood up to 300 homes.

Mayor: We can't do everything

Tasman mayor says the council is having to make difficult calls about where money was spent.

Dam D-Day getting closer

Four streams of work will decide the look, ownership, funding and future of the proposed $42 million Waimea Community Dam.

Retirement growth spurt

blue lines on Bridge St

Another 325 units will be added to the Nelson region's retirement village inventory with planned new developments and expansion of existing villages.

Vandals target letterboxes

Vandals have been on a letterbox-smashing spree in Richmond.

Stitch from old times produces the goods

Therese Phillips

A piece of Nelson's history is being stitched back to life at a Richmond gift shop this winter.

Fire-hit family rehomed


Nelson community rallies round to help homeless mum after fire destroys Richmond home | Family loses everything in fire

Family loses all in fire

Nicole Wilson

Video: Solo mum watches from street as the home she shared with her three children burns to a husk.

House gutted by fire

house fire

Video: Emergency services battled to control a house fire in Richmond yesterday that left a house severely damaged.

Final decision on rates plan

The TDC has signed off its annual plan and confirmed the total average rate rise for residents.

'Abhorrent' mall flasher sentenced

Man in court after indecently exposing himself to college students in Richmond Mall.

Festival a welcome winter treat

cara miller

The enticing smell of slow-cooked lamb shanks wafted through Richmond Mall yesterday as part of the council's bid to "winterrupt" the winter blues.

Street dreams are made of this

Georgia Nott

Street music filled Richmond's Sundial Square with pedestrians stopping to listen and tap their feet to a four piece band.

Crisis response ability boosted

New emergency operations centre, officially opened in Richmond today, will enable a higher level of response capability, say officials.

Richmond shrugging off winter's grip

A week-long festival will see Richmond host movies, dance, cooking, fashion and sports.

Popular clock alive and ticking

Richmond landmark restored to former glory

Casey Eden

It's taken some time but Richmond's Queen St clock is now back on Network Tasman's strengthened building.

Richmond 'no suburb'

Richmond leaders have struck back against Nelson councillor Pete Rainey's comments about the town.

Richmond 'just a suburb' - Rainey

pete rainey

Parking debate sparks controversy after councillor labels Richmond 'just a suburb of Nelson.'

House sales down but prices holding

House sales have plummeted in Nelson and Richmond, according to latest figures.

Richmond's water is soon to taste better

A project is about to begin in Richmond that will provide drinking water to meet new standards, and will shore up supply in times of drought.

Fresh start for villagers

Waimea Village

Waimea Village has turned a corner under new management and its residents couldn't be happier.

Tasman to tackle debt crisis

TDC explores new spending model.

Zoning approved for supermarket

Plans for a new supermarket in Richmond are one step further along.

Kmart staff numbers down

Kmart opening

The staff numbers at Kmart in Richmond have dropped by around 25 per cent since its grand opening in November.

Recycle shop role praised

The TDC'S proposal to close the Richmond Revive Reuse Shop is short-sighted, says the Nelson Environment Centre general manager.

Leave it to us, say police

Hoddy Estuary Park

A set of stocks with a warning sign in Sundial Square has prompted police to warn against vigilantism.

Crime goes through the roof

richmond mall

Brazen burglars broke into Richmond Mall by punching holes in the ceilings of shop store rooms.

Flash proposal gets a 'yes'

Broadgreen lawns.

Video:Kathy Barton went to lunch in Richmond Mall on Saturday without an inkling she would soon be the star of a very public proposal.

New lease of life for troubled bar

Richmond's former Rob Roy's will reopen next month, with a new name, new look and new owner.

Staff move to Richmond

Nearly 100 health organisation staff are moving out of Nelson to Richmond.

Having a blast

Blast family fun day

Families got wet, wild and wacky in more than 20 bouncy castles at the Blast Family Day Out over the weekend.

Cancer crisis hits family

Adelaide Ketel

A Nelson family faces a tough test, after taking on a new business then learning their young daughter is very sick.

Farm awaits fine verdict

A Waimea Plains farm which won an appeal against a sentence for using excess water must wait to find out if its fine might be reduced.

To be doomed or dammed?

Tasman district property owners are between a rock and a hard place over the increasingly critical issue of current and future water supply.

Email evolved

Richmond entrepreneur targets global market

Richard Wells

A Richmond-based IT expert has come upon what he believes is the next step in the evolution of electronic communication.

New owner for troubled pub

A pub with a patchy past is set to re-open.

Tasman 'freeloading' on buses

City councillors are unhappy at the TDC's refusal to fund a bus service that covers Richmond.

Silver lining to rainclouds

 Meg Selby,

The weekend's wild weather has turned into a drought breaker with water restrictions cancelled today.

Water supply decisions loom

Tasman district property owners are between a rock and a hard place over the increasingly critical issue of current and future water supply.

Tasman rates to rise up to 3.5pc

TDC proposes rises in Draft Annual Plan.

Richmond's retail boost

Field Junction

Plans have been unveiled for Field Junction Retail Park, a major new shopping centre in Lower Queen St.

TDC urged to heed speed worries

Field Junction

Tasman district residents fear that some of their roads will soon be lined with white crosses if the Tasman District Council does not reduce speed limits.

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