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Community Organisations Receive $200,000 In COVID-19 Relief From Council

Thursday, 30 December 2021, 6:02 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has allocated the full funding available from its COVID-19 emergency fund created in April 2020 to help community organisations cope with increased costs, or reduced income, resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Overall, 32 grants were ... More >>

'Innovating Streets For People – Nelson South' Project Recognised Again As A Leading Example

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 2:52 pm | Nelson City Council

The community road safety project has earned Nelson City Council the Traffic Institute of New Zealand’s (Trafinz) Sustainability Leadership Award. The award is one of two top awards granted by Trafinz to organisations, individuals or communities that ... More >>

At Nelson Marina, Change Is Afloat

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 10:48 am | Nelson City Council

As Nelson Marina embarks on its journey to become a modern destination for boat users and the community, Nelson City Council is asking for public feedback on the best governance structure possible for the facility during this exciting transition. ... More >>

Future Development Strategy Feedback Breaks Ground In Identifying New Sites

Monday, 20 December 2021, 5:23 pm | Nelson City Council

Feedback received during early engagement on the Nelson Tasman 2021-2051 Future Development Strategy (FDS) has helped identify some key preferences and new sites of interest. The FDS is a joint project between Nelson City Council and Tasman District ... More >>

Council Launches Climate Action Plan

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 11:46 am | Nelson City Council

In a council meeting on Tuesday 23 November 2021, elected members voted to adopt Nelson City Council’s Te Mahere Mahi a te Āhuarangi Climate Action Plan, a living document which sets out Council’s commitments to address climate change over the ... More >>

Nelson Rating Revaluation Shows Significant Growth In Property Values

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 9:16 am | Nelson City Council

A presentation detailing Nelson’s three-yearly revaluation review by Nelson City Council’s external valuation service provider, Quotable Value (QV), was heard by elected members at a Council meeting yesterday. The review from QV shows that, over ... More >>

COVID-19 At Orange: Access To Public Libraries Update

Sunday, 5 December 2021, 2:17 pm | Nelson City Council

With more COVID-19 cases announced in our community this week, Nelson City Council will be changing its policy regarding access to public libraries. These changes are necessary to protect the health of staff and visitors to the library. The guidelines ... More >>

Nelson City Council Facilities Under The New COVID-19 Protection Framework

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 3:57 pm | Nelson City Council

Safe access to Nelson City Council’s facilities will work differently from Friday, 3 December in line with the new central government COVID-19 Protection Framework. The new framework changes the way New Zealand manages COVID-19 risks in the community ... More >>

Work Underway For Maitai Recreation Hub

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 1:05 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has begun development of the Maitai Recreation Hub at the Waahi Taakaro Golf Course. Once completed, the hub will include mountain bike facilities (pump track, bike stands, wash down and repair station), outdoor decking at the golf ... More >>

Stoke Youth Park Open For Action

Friday, 26 November 2021, 4:59 pm | Nelson City Council

Skaters, ballers, bongo players, coffee connoisseurs and hammock lovers unite – the Stoke Youth Park is open and ready for use. The Youth Park, opened with a Karakia Whakawātea (Dawn Blessing) this Friday, which was led with the support of local ... More >>

Modeller’s Pond Redevelopment Underway Before Christmas

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 5:07 pm | Nelson City Council

Work on redeveloping the Modeller’s Pond into a new family-friendly park will be split into two phases to take advantage of the good summer weather. Before the Christmas period, Nelson City Council’s contractors will start work decommissioning ... More >>

Celebrating Summer In Whakatū Nelson

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 2:04 pm | Nelson City Council

Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 restrictions, Nelson City Council and the region’s event organisers are working hard to bring as many exciting events as possible to our community this summer. The City’s summer event schedule has ... More >>

Rent Relief Extended For Nelson’s Hospitality Sector

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 12:58 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council will continue rent relief for outdoor dining, street stallholders and concession holders until March 2022. Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese says Council is committed to supporting Nelson’s hospitality sector. “Nelson has a vibrant café ... More >>

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 >>