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E Tū Whakatū: An Active Travel Strategy To Get Nelson Moving

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 3:46 pm | Nelson City Council

A safer, more widespread network for walking and cycling is at the heart of E Tū Whakatū, Nelson’s Active Travel Strategy 2022 – 32. Approved to go out for public feedback at a meeting of Nelson City Council’s Infrastructure Committee on 23 June, ... More >>

Three Waters Reform: It’s Now Time To Make A Submission

Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 4:20 pm | Nelson City Council

Matters relating to governance, ownership, and accountability are all part of the Water Services Entities Bill, which represents the next stage in the Government’s Three Waters reform programme. Nelson City Council is working on a submission to ... More >>

‘It’s Been A Privilege’: Nelson City Council Chief Executive Will Not Apply For Next Five-year Term

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 3:33 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council will be seeking a new chief executive after current Chief Executive Pat Dougherty has decided not to apply for another five-year term. Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese says Council respected Mr Dougherty's decision to move on from the role and ... More >>

Nelson Marina Sets Off On Voyage To A Community-focused Future

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 2:43 pm | Nelson City Council

A draft Masterplan that sets out Nelson City Council’s plans to transform Nelson Marina into a modern boating hub and place for everyone in our community to enjoy, goes out for public consultation on 20 June. <img src="" ... More >>

Elma Turner Library To Temporarily Close Due To Earthquake-related Concerns

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 11:30 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has decided to temporarily close Elma Turner Library from today (Thursday 9 June) after an inspection of the ceiling tiles undertaken last week discovered some tiles are much heavier than expected, weighing between 8kg and 11kg. Ceiling ... More >>

Infrastructure For The Future: Rutherford Stormwater Upgrade Offers A Vital Layer Of Protection

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 2:51 pm | Nelson City Council

Work on a major stormwater upgrade on Rutherford Street will start mid-July, bringing a substantial improvement in flood resilience to an area of Nelson that experienced severe flooding in 2011. As well as the stormwater upgrade, the full project includes ... More >>

Nelson City Council Updates 5,500 LIMs Following New Information On Natural Hazards And The Atawhai Closed Landfill

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 3:19 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has new and updated information after it commissioned a series of independent, region-wide assessments of liquefaction and fault rupture as part of its responsibility to investigate potential risk from natural hazards. The assessments ... More >>

Nelson Project Through To Final Stage Of Infrastructure Acceleration Fund

Friday, 13 May 2022, 4:17 pm | Nelson City Council

A Nelson City Council project designed to help increase housing supply in the City Centre has successfully progressed to the negotiating stage of the Infrastructure Acceleration Fund. The Achilles/Rutherford proposal includes a major infrastructure ... More >>

Nelson City Council Issues Earthquake Prone Business Notices For Civic House

Friday, 13 May 2022, 3:13 pm | Nelson City Council

Council, in its Territorial Authority role, has issued two Earthquake Prone Building (EPB) Notices that apply to the roof of the Tower Block and areas with suspended heavy ceiling tiles in various parts of Civic House that do not meet the 34% threshold ... More >>

Opening Up Possibilities: Mobi-Mat Makes Tāhunanui Beach More Accessible

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 11:29 am | Nelson City Council

Caleb Harcus and his son, Ethan, trialled a new Mobi-Mat at Tāhunanui on Monday, a device that allows wheelchair users and those with strollers and walkers, who struggle to get over soft sand, to get closer to the water.  Caleb says the mat will ... More >>

Nelson City Council's Housing Reserve Hits The Ground Running, Helping To Deliver 19 Affordable Homes

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 11:43 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has approved $1.85 million in grant funding from Phase One of its Housing Reserve to support the development of 19 new affordable homes. Nelson Tasman Housing Trust (NTHT) has been awarded $850,000 to develop five affordable ... More >>

Parking Strategy Engagement Finds The Perfect Spot

Friday, 1 April 2022, 1:06 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelsonians will soon be able to give feedback on a Draft Parking Strategy that builds on and aligns with Nelson City Council's goals for sustainable transport, climate change and a people-focussed region. A four-week engagement process, starting on ... More >>

Bespoke Solution: Pride Bike Shelters Safe And Inclusive

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 5:55 pm | Nelson City Council

Councillors have resolved to progress with the installation of pride decals on both the Trafalgar Street and Montgomery Square bike racks at the Infrastructure Committee meeting held on 31 March. The decision recognises Nelson's rainbow communities, while ... More >>

Have Your Say On Art And Creativity In Whakatū

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 11:59 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council is leading the development of a new strategy to support the growth of a stronger creative sector, and we want to hear from you. The public is invited to contribute ideas, stories, and knowledge to shape a visionary new Arts ... More >>

Weekly Quiet Hour For Nelson Public Libraries Ngā Whare Mātauranga O Whakatū

Sunday, 27 February 2022, 2:03 pm | Nelson City Council

Every Tuesday morning, Elma Turner Library will hold a Quiet Hour to make the library more accessible for people who find loud, busy spaces challenging. Visitors will find computers off, sounds minimised, and artificial lights dimmed to make the library ... More >>

Flexible And Fast: Reducing COVID-19 Impacts On Council Budgets And Projects

Thursday, 17 February 2022, 2:14 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council voted unanimously on Thursday 17 February to create a dedicated COVID-19 fund to ensure planned capital projects can be delivered over the next few years, in response to increased prices from ever-changing and unpredictable global ... More >>

Saxton Field Road Named After Former Richmond, Tasman And Nelson Mayor

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 5:07 pm | Nelson City Council

The previously unnamed road through the Saxton Field Complex has been officially named Kerry Marshall Drive in honour of former Mayor Kerry Marshall. An unveiling ceremony was held on Thursday 3 February 2022 to mark the occasion. Having served ... More >>

Nelson City Council Retains AA/A-1+ Credit Rating, Noting Prudent Financial Management

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 3:40 pm | Nelson City Council

Credit rating agency S&P Global has affirmed Nelson City Council’s AA long-term and A-1 short-term credit rating with a stable outlook, due in part to prudent financial management as New Zealand recovers from a recession induced by ... More >>

Nelson-Tasman Launches Welcoming Communities Programme

Friday, 28 January 2022, 6:32 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson and Tasman councils will be able to make the region an even more welcoming place for refugees and immigrant communities after officially being added to Immigration New Zealand’s Welcoming Communities programme. As part of the programme, Immigration ... More >>

Tangaroa Artwork Installed At Saxton Creek Culvert

Friday, 28 January 2022, 6:27 pm | Nelson City Council

Mā tini mā mano ka rapa te whai – many hands make light work. Tangaroa, God of The Sea, now overlooks the Saxton Creek culvert, represented by Toi Māori artworks designed by Nelson artist Isaac Andersen (Ngāti Kuia, Ngāti Porou) included in ... More >>