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Mayor Reese Supports Water Declaration

Friday, 27 October 2017, 3:12 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese has joined the Mayors and Chairs of New Zealand Local Government as they declare their continuing commitment to valuing and managing water as a precious resource. The Local Government Leaders’ Water Declaration outlines ... More >>

Expressions of Interest sought for Nelson Festivals Trust

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 12:19 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals for the position of Chair for the Nelson Festivals Trust, an independent Charitable Trust that is being established to be primarily responsible for the governance and ... More >>

Council welcomes independent assessment

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 4:58 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council welcomes today’s release, by Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ), of independent assessment reports for nine local Councils throughout New Zealand. More >>

Nelson Arts Festival starts this week!

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:53 am | Nelson City Council

The 23rd Nelson Arts Festival kicks off this week, with song, dance, theatre, comedy, literature and art all arriving on our doorstep. More >>

Council approves new Special Housing Areas

Friday, 22 September 2017, 9:49 am | Nelson City Council

At a full Council meeting on 21 September, Nelson City Council approved seven new and two amendments to Special Housing Areas (SHAs) for recommendation to the Minister of Building and Construction. The SHAs considered were: More >>

Pat Dougherty Named as Nelson City Council Chief Executive

Friday, 15 September 2017, 11:42 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has completed its recruitment process for a new Chief Executive and would like to announce the appointment of Mr Patrick (Pat) Dougherty to the role. Mr Dougherty is currently the Chief Executive of Kāpiti Coast District Council, ... More >>

The 23rd Nelson Arts Festival Programme

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 8:40 am | Nelson City Council

The 23rd Nelson Arts Festival programme has launched, with a stellar line-up of national and international talent coming to Nelson from 11-27 October 2017. With Early Bird tickets now on sale, it’s time to book your tickets and plan your fill of theatre, ... More >>

Acting Chief Executive appointed to Nelson City Council

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 10:48 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has appointed an Acting Chief Executive on a temporary basis to guide the organisation while the recruitment process for a new Chief Executive takes place over the coming months. Mr David Hammond will step into the role on 26 ... More >>

Feedback Sought on Future Governance of the Nelson Arts Fest

Monday, 12 June 2017, 11:59 am | Nelson City Council

Council would like to know what the community thinks about the formation of a Council Controlled Organisation (CCO) to oversee the Nelson Arts Festival. More >>

Council approves new Special Housing Areas

Friday, 9 June 2017, 10:58 am | Nelson City Council

At a full Council meeting on 8 June, Nelson City Council approved a further nine Special Housing Areas (SHAs) for recommendation to the Minister of Building and Construction. More >>

Traffic detour through Nelson, Picton to Christchurch route

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 12:15 pm | Nelson City Council

NZTA has announced a closure to one part of the Picton to Christchurch Alternate Route on State Highway 63, south of Renwick, for two nights from this Sunday at 7pm through to 6am both evenings. This is in order to complete urgent repairs near Eve’s ... More >>

Breaking news from the Nelson Arts Festival team

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 10:25 am | Nelson City Council

The date for the 2017 Masked Parade and Carnivale has been changed from Friday 20 October to Friday 27 October, to avoid clashes with Labour Weekend plans. More >>

World War One statue unveiling

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 11:23 am | Nelson City Council

A commemorative statue of a soldier standing at attention will be unveiled this April at Nelson's Marsden Valley cemetery, to honour those who served in World War One. More >>

Masked Parade 2017 gets global theme

Monday, 3 April 2017, 2:51 pm | Nelson City Council

This year's Masked Parade is going global with the theme 'We are the World'. More >>

Council to continue as Special Housing Area Authority

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 10:06 am | Nelson City Council

At the meeting on Thursday 23 March, Council confirmed its intention to continue to be an Accord Authority until 16 September 2021, enabling a continued focus on increasing housing density and housing supply in Nelson City. More >>

Masked Parade Theme competition open

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 11:35 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson Arts Festival organisers are asking the public to submit bold and creative ideas for the theme of this year’s Nelson Masked Parade, one of Nelson’s most iconic arts events. More >>

Humane Society Bravery Awards for Nelson Police Officers

Friday, 17 March 2017, 5:31 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council today played host to an awards ceremony, recognising the bravery of three police officers. More >>

Nelson’s swimming water quality recognised

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 5:13 pm | Nelson City Council

The Ministry for the Environment (MFE) has just released figures showing a snapshot of swimming water quality for rivers throughout New Zealand. More >>

Subsidised Neutering Available for Menacing Dogs

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 2:32 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council is working with the Nelson SPCA to offer subsidised neutering and micro-chipping for menacing dogs. More >>

New Year's Eve Countdown hits the mark

Sunday, 1 January 2017, 1:39 pm | Nelson City Council

1 January 2017 This year's new Year's Eve Countdown saw 2,500 Nelsonians and visitors getting their groove on with a night of reggae and beats on the Church steps. More >>

 

 

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