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Council’s capital projects successfully delivered

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 2:34 pm | Nelson City Council

The 2018/19 financial year has been a successful one for Nelson City Council’s delivery of the planned capital works programme. An estimated $28M worth of work was programed and $25M has been delivered, which is the best result achieved for ... More >>

Trial closure to address intersection safety concerns

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 1:54 pm | Nelson City Council

The intersection of Hampden Street (West) and Waimea Road will be closed soon as a 12-month trial to improve safety at the busy intersection. More >>

Four Lanes Festival set to surprise and delight!

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 3:28 pm | Nelson City Council

A new family-friendly festival is being held amongst Nelson’s central city laneways at the end of the month. More >>

Have you read Nelson's 2019 pre-election report?

Friday, 9 August 2019, 4:01 pm | Nelson City Council

With nominations for Council closing in a week and voting opening next month, Nelson City Council’s pre-election report is a valuable resource for both potential candidates and voters. More >>

New parking meter technology on the way

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 5:35 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has taken a step towards modernising parking meters. In line with the Smart Little City vision, the new meters will be a great advance on what we currently use. They will allow for payment by credit/debit cards, a smartphone ... More >>

Council launches environmental grants scheme

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 8:29 am | Nelson City Council

Council has launched a new Environmental Grants scheme to help support environmental work within the community. More >>

Councils consider the impact of tertiary education changes

Friday, 2 August 2019, 10:18 am | Nelson City Council

In light of the announcement from Education Minister Chris Hipkins, the Mayors of Nelson and Tasman have said they are pleased that the feedback from the Councils, Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) and the community has been taken ... More >>

Future growth in Nelson Tasman regions secured

Friday, 26 July 2019, 12:55 pm | Nelson City Council

The future growth options for Nelson Tasman have more certainty thanks to feedback from the community. More >>

Project launch - City for all ages

Monday, 22 July 2019, 2:47 pm | Nelson City Council

Chair of the Steering Group, Paul Steere, called the ageing trend the most significant social change the Nelson community had ever had to deal with. The impact would be huge and there was almost no area that wouldn’t be affected – transport, housing, ... More >>

Council set to bring Bay Dreams South back to Nelson

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 10:07 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson is set to become a regular on the international music festival scene, with Council in negotiations to bring Bay Dreams South back to Nelson for the next five years. More >>

Atawhai speed limit review happening soon

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 12:45 pm | Nelson City Council

Mayor Rachel Reese is relieved at the news that the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has taken on board her repeated requests to review the speed limit on State Highway 6 at Atawhai. More >>

Nelson’s Matariki Festival and Star Party

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 10:48 am | Nelson City Council

Nelsonians will get a chance to celebrate the 2019 Māori New Year at the Matariki Festival and Tātai Arorangi (Star Party) on Saturday 20 July. More >>

Council confirms projects for the next 12 months

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 3:46 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has adopted its 2019/2020 Annual Plan, confirming the projects to be funded for the financial year ahead. More >>

Preventing untreated discharges into the Nelson Haven

Friday, 21 June 2019, 8:56 am | Nelson City Council

Following recent media coverage, questions have been raised about the pressurised pipeline between Nelson City and the Nelson North Wastewater Treatment Plant (located adjacent to and inside the Boulder Bank). Council wants to reassure the community ... More >>

Close Upper Trafalgar Street? City Council wants your views

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 5:15 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council wants to hear from the community on whether motor vehicles should be prohibited (with some exemptions) from Upper Trafalgar Street 365 days per year. Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese says today’s Council meeting agreed to consult with the ... More >>

Nelson's community heroes recognised at Eelco Boswijk Awards

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:55 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson celebrated its strong community spirit at the Eelco Boswijk Civic Awards ceremony on Tuesday night. More >>

Reports of sewage in Bay confirmed as not from Council

Monday, 17 June 2019, 5:43 pm | Nelson City Council

Recent media coverage has outlined public concerns relating to raw sewage in Tasman Bay, particularly at Schnappers Point, a popular surfing spot. Council has confirmed that this sewage did not come from Council infrastructure. More >>

Founders Book Fair still a best seller in the digital age

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 2:13 pm | Nelson City Council

The Founders Book Fair continues to increase in popularity, despite the widespread use of digital devices, with more than $150,000 raised over the nine-day event in June. More >>

Climate actions speak louder than words

Friday, 7 June 2019, 6:49 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has today shown it is converting its words into action, allocating $254,500 of operational funding in its annual plan, and creating a reserve of $500,000, for undertaking actions to address Climate Change. The decision follows Nelson City ... More >>

Tenant wellbeing key as Council agrees to divest housing

Friday, 7 June 2019, 4:36 pm | Nelson City Council

At the Annual Plan deliberations meeting today, Council made the decision that allows Council to consider future divestment of its community housing portfolio. The divestment of the community housing portfolio is conditional on a sale and purchase agreement/s ... More >>



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