Judge casts out 'ranting' gunman

Man charged after Richmond gun scare ejected from court for ranting at the judge.

Taxpayers asked to help fund dam

Irrigation NZ will talk to the Government about the need for central funding to offset the high capital costs of the Waimea Community Dam.

Long road for waste plant

Work on a $560,000 stock effluent disposal facility at Three Brothers Corner south of Richmond has begun.

Family needs help to save dad

Lisa Jamieson

Richmond family battling time and funding to help their ill father receive a lifesaving lung transplant.

Growth sparks house price leap

House prices in Richmond have jumped a massive 22 per cent in the space of a year.

Home invasion drug related

Armed offenders squad

Alleged home invasion by four armed gang associates near Nelson is believed to be drug related, say police.

Tinnie house owner pleads guilty

A Richmond woman has admitted possessing and selling cannabis.

Retailers consider Richmond centre

wellington flights

Progress is continuing on a new shopping centre for Richmond's Lower Queen St.

Many calls about 'odd job' man

Police inundated with calls about an 'odd job' man arrested for alleged indecency.

'Oddjob' man worries police

Man knocking on doors offering to do "odd jobs" arrested for performing an indecent act.

Dam cost soars to $70m

Mayor expects 'shock and horror' to greet TDC announcement that proposed Waimea Dam may cost far more than originally estimated.

Arrest follows 'malicious' attack

Man's motivation a mystery

Fireman removes damaged clothes after chemical scare in Richmond.

Victim of a "malicious" chemical attack says she doesn't know the man who threw acid at her store.

Police raid tinnie house


Woman to appear in court on cannabis charges following search of Richmond property.

New Richmond Countdown likely


Supermarket chain Progressive has bought land in Richmond and is understood to be planning to build a new Countdown store.

Mum sees school is quake ready

Leighton Muir

"We're ready. Are you?" In the event of a natural disaster, this is the challenge a Richmond mother is posing to Nelson schools.

Man charged after glass throwing

Man on reckless wounding charge after thrown glass leaves woman with eye injuries.

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.

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