West Coaster Des Watson is on a one-man mission to clean up New Zealand. Last week, he visited Tasman and Nelson, collecting as much as 80kg of rubbish a day.
Is he alone? Or are there other rubbish renegades out there? Do you ever take a bag with you and pick up discarded bottles, cans and plastic when you're out and about?
A circus of kea have taken their monkey business to a Glenhope farm, and though they're causing a ruckus, the farm owners are enjoying their cheeky antics. What experience have you had with kea visiting your home? What have you done to kea proof the area? Tell us your story in the 'Reply' below.
6 of the best locally made short films will premiere at the Motueka State Cinema this Sunday, 22 September.
5-6 PM Red Carpet/food/refreshments
6-8 PM “Gold Reel” screening
After 2 sold-out Suter screenings this past weekend, Sunday's event is the first time the Top of the South Film Festival will play in Motueka.
The festival includes an amazing short film about the infamous Maungatapu murders that's not to be missed.
This screening will sell out so please buy your tickets online ASAP at:
To learn more about the Top of the South Film Festival and the films in competition, go to:
An experienced traffic engineer says the completion of the Richmond West Development Area is expected to generate about 12,000 additional vehicle movements a day on top of about 11,000 already travelling along Lower Queen St in Richmond. Isn't it busy enough now?