Tasman District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Collaborative approach to road maintenance confirmed

Friday, 19 May 2017, 3:40 pm | Tasman District Council

Downer New Zealand Ltd will take responsibility for the full suite of road maintenance work needed on local roads throughout most of the region under new multi-million dollar roading contracts awarded by the Tasman District and Nelson City councils. More >>

Mayor and Minister Sign New Housing Accord

Friday, 19 May 2017, 3:10 pm | Tasman District Council

Tasman Mayor Richard Kempthorne has signed an updated Housing Accord with Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith, signalling a continued commitment to facilitating housing development in Tasman District. More >>

Interim Project Director Appointed to Dam

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 4:49 pm | Tasman District Council

Tasman District Council and Waimea Irrigators Limited, on behalf of the Waimea Water Augmentation Project (WWAP), have appointed John Hutton to the role of Interim Project Director. More >>

Tasman rates bills to remain steady in 2017-18

Monday, 6 March 2017, 11:35 am | Tasman District Council

Most Tasman ratepayers will see very little change in their rates bill in the coming year. More >>

Water rationing for the Waimea Plains starts 6 March

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:58 pm | Tasman District Council

Tasman District Council’s Dry Weather Taskforce Convenor, Dennis Bush-King, said that rationing for water users on the Waimea Plains is in force from Monday, 6 March. More >>

Freshwater announcements build on current success

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 3:17 pm | Tasman District Council

The National Policy Statement work, swimmability maps and the new Improvement Fund are a reflection of the Government’s response to growing community expectations about freshwater. Regional and Unitary Councils throughout the country have been ... More >>

Tasman’s Great Taste Trail temporary route in Richmond

Monday, 20 February 2017, 4:14 pm | Tasman District Council

Work began this week on a rock wall between the Richmond Recovery Centre and the estuary. More >>

Gates planned at Reilly Street freedom camping area

Friday, 10 February 2017, 9:20 am | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council will install gates and a gravel bund to block vehicle access to the informal Reilly Street freedom camping area, in response to concerns about pollution, noise and public safety. More >>

Higher levels of toxic algae seen in some Tasman rivers

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 4:54 pm | Tasman District Council

The presence of toxic algae has grown in the last week in Tasman’s Waimea and Wai-iti rivers. The latest results showing the algae’s growth to warning levels following a number of weeks relatively low levels of growth. More >>

Wanted: Ideas for the future of Mapua waterfront

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 9:10 am | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council is seeking public feedback on the future of Mapua’s waterfront in order to develop a long-term plan for the area. More >>

New variable school speed zones for Brightwater and Motueka

Monday, 19 December 2016, 2:27 pm | Tasman District Council

New 40kmh variable speed zones will be installed at Brightwater School and Motueka High School in the next phase of school safety improvements by the Tasman District Council. More >>

Lower-Than-Forecast Rates and Debt for in Store for Tasman

Friday, 16 December 2016, 10:27 am | Tasman District Council

Tasman ratepayers can expect a lower than forecast rate increase and lower than forecast Council debt levels next year. More >>

New rural land rules come into effect

Monday, 12 December 2016, 10:12 am | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council has finalised the new rules governing rural land use and subdivision to better protect the District’s best productive land. More >>

Tasman Receives Upgrade in Credit Rating

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 3:27 pm | Tasman District Council

Independent credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s has upgraded the Tasman District Council’s outlook from stable to positive - with the Council’s strong financial management and reducing debt listed among the reasons for the change. More >>

Tasman decides against Easter Sunday trading

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 5:06 pm | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council has decided Easter Sunday should remain a non-trading day in the District. More >>

Pohutukawas are out - and so are our summer opening hours

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 5:17 pm | Tasman District Council

As we head into Christmas here's an update on everything you need to know about summer related Council news. More >>

Tasman District Council appoints new engineering manager

Friday, 18 November 2016, 12:35 pm | Tasman District Council

Richard Kirby has been appointed as Tasman District Council’s Engineering Manager following the resignation of Peter Thomson. More >>

Funding key constraint on providing growth infrastructure

Friday, 11 November 2016, 5:33 pm | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council is aware of the demands growth is placing on development infrastructure in the District, and is working to balance growth demands with an affordable works programme, Mayor Richard Kempthorne says. More >>

Tasman Mayor Attends State Dinner with Royal Couple

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 12:35 pm | Tasman District Council

Tasman Mayor Richard Kempthorne represented the District at a state dinner with King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands at Government House in Wellington on Monday. More >>

New grants fund open for applications

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 3:01 pm | Tasman District Council

Tasman District Council’s new Special Grants Fund, designed to encourage and support significant new events or projects within Tasman District, is now open for applications. More >>



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