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Council’s Development Contributions Policy Is Up For Review And Council Is Seeking Feedback

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 12:15 pm | Nelson City Council

If you are thinking of subdividing, building, connecting to Nelson City Council’s services or otherwise undertaking development within the city, Council would like to hear from you. Council’s Development Contributions Policy is up for review and ... More >>

Proposal To Name Saxton Field’s Main Road In Honour Of Kerry Marshall

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 2:24 pm | Nelson City Council

The Mayors of Nelson and Tasman, Rachel Reese and Tim King and Nelson MP Nick Smith have proposed that the main road through Saxton Field be named “Kerry Marshall Drive” in memory of the former Tasman and Nelson Mayor. Kerry, who devoted much ... More >>

Nelson City Council Welcomes Government Investment In Nelson

Saturday, 25 July 2020, 5:47 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese says yesterday’s announcement of Government investment will boost economic development in the region. Three Nelson-based projects are to receive funding from the Provincial Growth Fund and the Infrastructure Reference ... More >>

Council Offers Further Business Recovery Support

Monday, 20 July 2020, 12:35 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council is providing further financial support to local businesses and community groups to help encourage Nelson’s economic recovery from the impact of Covid-19. During Level 4 of the COVID-19 shutdown, the Council provided a three-month ... More >>

Nelson City Council’s Community Investment Fund Is Open For Applications

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 4:03 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson’s non-profit community groups can now apply for a helping hand from Nelson City Council’s Community Investment Fund. This year, the fund has $125,000 available to support non-profit community organisations to deliver programmes and activities ... More >>

Nelson’s Beloved Maitai / Mahitahi River Receives Funding Boost

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 7:00 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has been successful in its bid to the Jobs for Nature projects fund, receiving funding of $1.7 million to implement an Ecological Restoration Plan for the Maitai / Mahitahi River catchment ecosystem. Jobs for Nature is a programme More >>

Brook Tree Harvesting Delayed To 2021 To Help Local Businesses After COVID-19 Shutdown

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 4:46 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council’s Forestry Advisory Group (FAG) has made the decision to delay the harvesting of Council trees in the Brook/Codgers area until July 2021. The delay is designed to give businesses that operate in our forests some breathing space while More >>

Innovating Streets For People Fund Success – Up To $1 Million To Transform Our Central City

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 1:07 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council’s City Centre Streets for People project has received a funding opportunity from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. Council’s City Centre Streets for People project is part of an investigation into how to improve pedestrian safety, ... More >>

Reduce First – Then Recycle: Plastic Recycling Changes Kick Off In Nelson

Monday, 29 June 2020, 3:11 pm | Nelson City Council

From 1 July, plastic containers left in Nelson’s yellow recycling bins must have the number 1, 2 or 5 embossed in a triangle on them. If you can’t see the number it’s usually on the base of the container. Plastic types 1, 2 and 5 make up 85% ... More >>

Time’s Expired For Nelson’s Old Parking Meters As New Pay-by-Plate Machines Launch

Friday, 26 June 2020, 4:55 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson’s new Pay-by-Plate meters go live at 8am on 29 June, ending paper waste from tickets, while offering Nelsonians more ways to pay and more convenient ways to extend their parking. The new meters will allow people to pay using coins, payWave ... More >>

Provincial Growth Fund Boost For Key Nelson Infrastructure Projects

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 10:54 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has been awarded $1.23m from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for infrastructure projects that will help our region recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The successful ... More >>

Nelson’s First Youth Pop-up Park Should Be Open By The End Of August

Friday, 12 June 2020, 4:27 pm | Nelson City Council

Riverside Youth Pop-up Park set for winter opening The design for the Riverside Youth Pop-up Park, on Halifax St, was done by Reslio Studio in collaboration with Nelson's Canopy Landscape Architects. Nelson’s first youth pop-up park is on track ... More >>

Civic House Clock To Undergo Timely Repairs

Sunday, 31 May 2020, 4:56 pm | Nelson City Council

Love it or hate it - Nelson's clock tower has always kept time and some long overdue maintenance to the clock will ensure it stays that way. In the first full overhaul of the clock since 2004, the bell, automatic winding and main clock assembly will ... More >>

Nelson City Council Changes Dog Bylaw To Balance Needs Of Owners With Local Ecosystem

Friday, 29 May 2020, 2:54 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council’s Environment Committee has adopted the Dog Control Policy and also voted to recommend to Council the adoption of the Dog Control Bylaw, which was consulted on earlier this year. Council will vote on adopting the amended Bylaw ... More >>

Moving To Ensure Parking Spaces Are Available For Shoppers In Nelson

Friday, 29 May 2020, 12:31 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council made the decision at the start of COVID-19 Alert Level 4 to suspend all parking fees in the city centre until the end of June 2020. This measure was designed to encourage people to visit Nelson’s city centre as we moved through ... More >>

Public Meetings At COVID-19 Alert Level 2 - What Happens Now

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 4:58 pm | Nelson City Council

At Alert Levels 4 and 3, Nelson City Council held all of its public meetings remotely, via Zoom, to comply with Government rules around gatherings of people. Now, we are at Alert Level 2 and Government advice states that up to 100 people can gather indoors, ... More >>

COVID-19: Nelson City Council Services At Alert Level 2

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 4:26 pm | Nelson City Council

On Thursday, 14th May, New Zealand will move to COVID-Alert Level 2 after more than two weeks spent at Level 3. This will mean a significant relaxation of the rules around movement, recreation, work and education, whilst retaining the importance ... More >>

New 30km/hr Speed Limit To Make Nelson’s City Centre Safer

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 10:10 am | Nelson City Council

The speed limit in Nelson’s City Centre will decrease to 30km/hr to provide a safe environment for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians during the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery phase. The emergency speed limit change will occur on Saturday, 9 May ... More >>

Speeding Up The Region’s Infrastructure Processes Post COVID-19

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 2:42 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City and Tasman District Councils are streamlining their tendering process for capital physical works projects, allowing a faster return to work on major projects. To do this, Nelson City Council has made an exception to its Procurement Policy, ... More >>

Let’s get clicking nelson

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 10:59 am | Nelson City Council

From ghost town to go town – Nelson’s city centre is slowly coming back to life thanks to the support of Nelson City Council and Uniquely Nelson. Since the announcement of the shift to Alert Level 3, Nelson City retailers and hospitality providers have ... More >>