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Review compares Waimea Community Dam with alternatives

Monday, 24 July 2017, 4:36 pm | Tasman District Council

New review compares Waimea Community Dam with alternatives A review of all the reasonable alternatives to a dam in the Lee Valley for solving the Nelson Tasman region’s summer water shortages shows the Waimea Community Dam is the cheapest and most viable ... More >>

Feedback Sought on Future Options for Mapua Waterfront Area

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 2:05 pm | Tasman District Council

Feedback Sought on Future Options for Mapua Waterfront Area Options for the long-term development of Council-owned land near the Mapua Waterfront open for public feedback this weekend. More >>

Major Upgrade of Mapua’s Infrastructure Brought Forward

Friday, 30 June 2017, 12:02 pm | Tasman District Council

The first phase of a $17 million programme of upgrades for Mapua’s water and wastewater network will be brought forward to reduce supply disruptions, cater for population growth, and increase the resilience of the system. More >>

Motueka Stormwater Improvements Given Priority

Friday, 30 June 2017, 11:58 am | Tasman District Council

An upgrade of the stormwater system in Motueka’s Poole Street will be carried out this financial year, after being re-prioritised by the Tasman District Council’s Engineering Committee. More >>

Court Rules on Golden Bay Grandstand

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 7:01 pm | Tasman District Council

The Environment Court has declined to make an order preventing the removal of the Golden Bay grandstand. More >>

Tasman Special Housing Areas to Deliver 1281 Homes

Friday, 23 June 2017, 12:01 pm | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council has approved eight Special Housing Areas, able to provide at least 1281 sections, in Richmond, Wakefield, Marahau and Pohara. More >>

Dam negotiations will continue to secure urban water supply

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 9:03 pm | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council has confirmed negotiations to secure the region’s water supply for the next 100 years are too important to be abandoned, agreeing to continue negotiations between the Council and Waimea Irrigators Ltd. Tasman Mayor Richard ... More >>

Tasman Mayor Welcomes Water Conservation Order Opportunity

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 12:29 pm | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council has welcomed Minister Nick Smith’s decision to refer a Water Conservation Order application for Te Waikoropupu Springs to a special tribunal to consider. More >>

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 >>



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