Pigeon Valley Fire Update 68 0800 Friday 22 February 2019
Wakefield prepare to evacuate notice lifted Civil Defence Group Controller Roger Ball has lifted the conditional re-entry status for Wakefield. The decision was possible because of the work that had been done in fighting the fire and means people living and working in Wakefield are no longer subjec...


Appleby is the country district around the lower Waimea River about five kilometres outside Richmond.

The area was first settled in the early 1840s and before the Appleby Bridge was built, there were a number of accommodation inns in the area.

Appleby has long been a stronghold for dairy farming. Over the past two decades the range of agricultural activities has diversified: hops, apples, berries, mixed gardening and kiwifruit are well-established and, in more recent years, vineyards have become an increasingly common sight.

Council representation and council offices

  • Appleby is part of the Moutere-Waimea Ward
  • The Tasman District Council Richmond Office is approximately 6 kilometres from Appleby
Richmond water supply and quality
Councillor Tim King (Deputy Mayor) - Moutere / Waimea Ward
Councillor Dean McNamara - Moutere / Waimea Ward
Councillor Anne Turley - Moutere / Waimea Ward

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