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Mixed Voting Model Decided For Whakatū

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 4:53 pm | Nelson City Council

Whakatū Nelson will move forward with a plan for a new, mixed voting two-ward model for the 2022 local government elections, in addition to a Māori ward. The decision to recommend the two-ward system as the final proposal in Nelson City Council’s ... More >>

Envisioning A City For All Ages

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 1:50 pm | Nelson City Council

By 2040, approximately one-third of Nelson’s population is expected to be over 65 years old and we want to embrace this change for the benefit of our entire community. The newly released draft City For All Ages Strategy, developed by a community steering ... More >>

Four Nelson Housing Projects Into Next Round Of Infrastructure Acceleration Fund

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 2:12 pm | Nelson City Council

Efforts to increase housing supply in Nelson took a step forward last week after four out of five Council-led Expression of Interest applications to the Infrastructure Acceleration Fund (IAF) were accepted to proceed the Request for Proposal stage. ... More >>

Where Do We Grow From Here? A New Future Development Strategy For Nelson Tasman

Monday, 11 October 2021, 3:31 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson and Tasman residents will soon have an opportunity to suggest sites for future housing and business development in our regions as part of the public engagement process for the 2021 – 51 Future Development Strategy (FDS). Public engagement ... More >>

Nelson City Council Activates Housing Reserve For Rapid Affordable Housing Response

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 4:06 pm | Nelson City Council

Responding to the urgent need for housing in Nelson, Phase One of Nelson City Council’s Housing Reserve is underway with Council approving $2 million in grant funding to be provided to organisations able to increase the supply of affordable housing. The ... More >>

Flood Mitigation Plan For New Library Shows Manageable Flood Risk At Riverside Precinct Site

Monday, 27 September 2021, 5:23 pm | Nelson City Council

Further flood modelling on initial concept drawings of the proposed new Nelson Central Library has shown there would be minimal flood risk of developing the proposed site on the surrounding area if specific mitigation measures are incorporated in the design ... More >>

Making The Most Of Our Marina

Friday, 24 September 2021, 2:40 pm | Nelson City Council

A report that will form the basis of future plans for Nelson’s Marina was approved for release by elected members at a full Council meeting held on Thursday, 23 September. Produced by Wardale Marine Consulting, the report is the first phase of the work ... More >>

Nelson City Council seeks public feedback

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 9:20 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council is looking for public feedback on three topics of the Draft Whakamahere Whakatū Nelson Plan (the Draft Nelson Plan) – river flood hazards, the Airport Zone and airport noise, and Port Nelson noise management options. More >>

Three Waters – Where Things Stand

Monday, 20 September 2021, 4:23 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council will consider a report on the Three Waters reforms and what they could mean for Nelson at a Council meeting on Thursday 23 September. The report analyses the Government proposal, made in July 2021, including reductions in projected ... More >>

Draft Out and About—On Tracks Strategy 2021 open for public

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 4:15 pm | Nelson City Council

An increase in the number of easy trails, reserves dedicated to walking, and a Track Advisory Group are all part of the Draft Out and About – On Tracks Strategy 2021. Nelson City Council now wants to hear your thoughts on the strategy ahead of adoption ... More >>

Mountain biking allowed at Alert Level 3 in Nelson & Tasman

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 1:43 pm | Nelson City Council

Many of Nelson and Tasman’s mountain biking trails will reopen on Thursday 2 September, as the region moves from Alert Level 4 into Alert Level 3 and the rules around recreation activities ease slightly. Contractors will be out checking trails on Wednesday 1 ... More >>

Turning a vision into reality: making intensification happen

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 3:33 pm | Nelson City Council

Proposals that have the potential to transform life in Nelson’s city centre – creating homes, bringing more people to our streets, and helping to create a people-focused, destination city – are ready to receive community feedback. Te Ara ō Whakatū, ... More >>

Cancellation, postponement for Events

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 10:56 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson’s 4 Lanes Festival has been cancelled, and the complementary Youth Lane event postponed as a result of the COVID-19 Alert Level restrictions. Both free community events were due to take place on 28 August 2021. The 4 Lanes Festival was expected ... More >>

Nelson City Council services at COVID-19 Alert Level 4

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 2:12 pm | Nelson City Council

New Zealand entered a COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown on Wednesday, 18 August. The Ministry of Health received the results last night of the genome sequencing for case A. It is the Delta variant. These developments strongly reinforce the importance ... More >>

New way forward for affordable and social housing in Nelson

Monday, 16 August 2021, 3:45 pm | Nelson City Council

A proposal to sell Council-owned land to Kāinga Ora has the potential to create 175 affordable and social homes for Nelson. Pending agreement at a full Council meeting on Thursday 26 August, Nelson City Council will consult the public on a proposal ... More >>

Local Elections Are Changing In Nelson – Have Your Say!

Friday, 13 August 2021, 6:20 pm | Nelson City Council

The way Nelson elects councillors will change for the 2022 local elections, after Nelson City Council chose a preferred representation option that introduces wards, at a Council meeting on Thursday, 12 August. Council was already scheduled to carry ... More >>

Council To Take Lead In Submitting Developers' Interest For Infrastructure Funding To Increase Housing Supply

Friday, 13 August 2021, 2:10 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council is putting its best foot forward to secure government funding to increase housing supply in our region by taking the lead in submitting four private developers' expressions of interest (EOI) to the Kāinga Ora administered Infrastructure ... More >>

Draft Out And About On Tracks Strategy 2021 Approved For Public Feedback

Saturday, 7 August 2021, 4:36 pm | Nelson City Council

New trails that cater to beginner and intermediate cyclists, more trails dedicated to walking, and a Trails Advisory Group are all part of the proposed Draft Out and About On Tracks Strategy 2021. The 2021 draft strategy was produced following a review ... More >>

Potentially Hazardous Materials Investigated At Founders Heritage Park

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 1:38 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has closed Founders Heritage Park while the Defence Force’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit (EOD) assesses potentially hazardous materials found among the Park’s collection. Council, along with many other organisation s around ... More >>

Three Waters Reform Package Welcomed, Now’s The Time To Talk

Friday, 16 July 2021, 10:16 am | Nelson City Council

A $2.5 billion package to support Three Waters reforms was welcomed by Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese on Thursday 15 July, following an announcement by Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta. The proposed reforms aim to transfer New Zealand’s drinking water, ... More >>