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Nelson Businesses Offered Relief Amid “Toughest Winter” In Decades

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 5:41 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

Nelson City Council has suggested several changes for businesses in the city's commercial centres during the difficult winter period. More >>

The Clues Hidden Within NZ’s Largest Urban Landslide

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 5:34 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

Data from the Tāhunanui Slump is hoped to empower individuals and councils across the country to better manage landslide risk. More >>

Nelson ‘At Risk’ Of Losing International Cricket Amid Advertising Review

Saturday, 8 June 2024, 6:18 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

The restrictions around alcohol advertising at a Nelson Tasman sportsground are proposed to be eased. More >>

Residents Protest ‘Unfair’ River Rating System

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 6:18 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

Some Tasman residents say they face paying significant bills for flood protection work, despite their homes not being at risk from the river. More >>

Funding Appeal To Secure Te Matatini For Te Tauihu

Monday, 20 May 2024, 6:19 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

Ensuring the festival is held in Te Tauihu (the Top of the South) would uphold the mana of the rohe, councillors have heard. More >>

Funding Appeal To Secure Te Matatini For Te Tauihu

Monday, 20 May 2024, 4:00 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

Te Tauihu (upper South Island) is set to host Te Matatini in 2027, but council funds are being requested to secure the event for the region. Kahu Paki Paki, Nelson City councillor for the Whakatū Māori Ward, today [Monday] said he was “enthusiastic” ... More >>

Final Recommendation On ‘Emotional’ Runway Hearing Not Expected For Weeks

Sunday, 19 May 2024, 2:38 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

The Nelson Airport will spend about 6 weeks engaging further with the golf club and campground which will be severely impacted by its plans. More >>

Golf Club Faces ‘existential’ Threat From Runway Extension

Friday, 17 May 2024, 3:50 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

As the local airport seeks to gain necessary planning and zoning framework to extend its runway, the Nelson Golf Club, located north of the airport, says it plays an important role in the region and that its loss would be "enormous". The the proposal ... More >>

‘They Are Family’: Campground Boss Pleads Case For Residents

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 8:35 am | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

The commissioners' interpretation of reserve management law could influence the fate of 115 long-term residents at a Nelson campground. More >>

‘They Are Family’: Campground Boss Pleads Case For Residents

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 4:18 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

The commissioners' interpretation of reserve management law could influence the fate of 115 long-term residents at a Nelson campground. More >>

Airport Counsel: Panel ‘cannot Consider’ Impacts Of Runway Extension On Long-term Campground Residents

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 4:24 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

The plight of 115 long-term camp residents potentially facing eviction due to Nelson Airport’s private plan change request cannot be considered during the hearing, its commissioners have been told. More >>

Request For Boat Ramp Funds Unfulfilled, For Now

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 5:16 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

Tasman District Council has put off a decision to release $250,000 of funds for the community-led project after the some councillors questioned its ability to secure a consent during a recent meeting. The boat ramp is estimated to cost at least $2.3 ... More >>

‘Completely Unacceptable’: Richmond Roadworkers Copping Daily Abuse

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 4:56 pm | Max Frethey - Local Democracy Reporter

Contractors working on Richmond's Wensley Road are facing daily abuse from the public, including a serious incident where an angry motorist drove right up to a supervisor's legs. 21 serious incidents have been reported to supervisors at the site. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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