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Council Agrees To New Committee Structure

Saturday, 24 October 2020, 6:31 am | Nelson City Council

At its meeting on Thursday, 22 October Nelson City Council voted to support a new governance structure. This streamlines the number of governing committees from five to three, enabling a more responsive structure for COVID-19 recovery and housing ... More >>

Black Ferns To Take On NZ Barbarians In Nelson19 October 2020

Monday, 19 October 2020, 2:54 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson’s Trafalgar Park will host New Zealand’s best female rugby players on Saturday 21 November as the Black Ferns tackle the New Zealand Barbarians. Nelson, the home of New Zealand’s first recorded game of rugby 150 years ago, has been ... More >>

Maintenance To Be Carried Out On Haulashore Island Motu Mānuka Jetty

Saturday, 17 October 2020, 2:04 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council contractors will be carrying out maintenance work on the iconic Haulashore Island Motu Mānuka Jetty Nelson City Council contractors will be carrying out work on the iconic Haulashore Island Motu Mānuka Jetty to reinforce the structure ... More >>

Supporting Our Community This Christmas By Donating $5000 To The Fifeshire Foundation

Friday, 16 October 2020, 3:48 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council will this Christmas support our community by donating $5000 to the Fifeshire Foundation’s Big Give Christmas gift and food appeal. Council is also planning to donate staff time to the appeal. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused ... More >>

New Entryway From Library To Riverside Youth Pop-up Park

Friday, 9 October 2020, 12:44 pm | Nelson City Council

  Visitors to the Riverside Youth Pop-up Park will soon have easy access directly to and from Elma Turner Library. The park, a collaboration between Nelson City Council and Wakatu Inc, which owns the land on Halifax St, opened last month ... More >>

Celebrating A Month Of Christmas Cheer In Nelson

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 10:11 am | Nelson City Council

  Nelson City Council has opted for an ‘alert level proof’ Christmas celebration this year, taking the decision to hold a number of smaller events over the entire month of December rather than a Santa Parade. Organised in conjunction ... More >>

Council Is Now Seeking Feedback On The Draft Whakamahere Whakatū Nelson Plan

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 6:31 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council wants to hear from you, the people of Whakatū Nelson, on the Draft Whakamahere Whakatū Nelson Plan. The Draft Nelson Plan is designed to help us sustainably manage Nelson’s natural and built environment. It provides a framework ... More >>

Upgrades Planned For Nelson Marina Hardstand

Friday, 2 October 2020, 4:05 pm | Nelson City Council

  Beginning late November, Nelson City Council will undertake work on the Hardstand at Nelson Marina to ensure it is operating as efficiently and effectively as possible for those who use it, and the environment. Council was issued an abatement ... More >>

Nelson City Council Advocates Against Discriminatory Laws On Māori Wards

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 2:34 pm | Nelson City Council

Discriminatory laws that place unreasonable hurdles to increased Māori participation in local government need to be urgently reformed, says Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese. In a Nelson City Council meeting held on Tuesday, 22 September, Council resolved ... More >>

Nelson City Council gets behind the Great Kereū Count

Friday, 18 September 2020, 10:53 am | Nelson City Council

Making it count - Nelson City Council gets behind the Great Kereū Count and launches a subsidised trap project to help protect native birds More >>

Santa Cruz Bicycles To Fund Brand New Mountain Biking Track In Nelson

Monday, 14 September 2020, 3:55 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson Mountain Bike Club (NMTBC) and Nelson City Council are pleased to announce the PayDirt Fund, founded by Santa Cruz Bicycles, will co-fund the new 3,000m Fringed Hill trail, due to start construction in November this year. The PayDirt grant to ... More >>

Gracefield Sewer Diversion To Improve Wastewater Resilience

Friday, 11 September 2020, 12:33 pm | Nelson City Council

Work to create a new wastewater diversion system from Whakatu Drive (between Annesbrook and Beatson Road) through to Annesbrook Drive will start at the end of September. This is a major project that will improve the capacity of the sewerage network and ... More >>

Linking The Railway Reserve To The Maitai – Extending Nelson’s Shared Pathways

Friday, 4 September 2020, 10:35 am | Nelson City Council

Nelsonians will soon be able to cycle and walk safely all the way from the Railway Reserve Shared Path to the Maitai Riverside Precinct once work to fill a missing gap in our cycling/pedestrian network is completed. Starting on 14 September and ... More >>

Nelson City Council Establishes Preference For The Future Of Civic House

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 11:22 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has voted in favour of the development of a business case for the refurbishment of Civic House, a proposal that would focus on Council operating from its current base. Councillors were asked to decide between three options at ... More >>

Nelson City Council Granted $2.86m For First Phase Of Three Waters Services Reform

Sunday, 16 August 2020, 2:35 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has agreed to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government to participate in the first phase of the Three Waters Services Reform and will receive initial Government grant funding of $2.86m. Funding is being provided ... More >>

Nelson’s Local Elections To Be Decided By Single Transferable Vote

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 6:09 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has voted to move to a Single Transferable Vote (STV) voting system at the next election in 2022 to support increased diversity and proportional representation. Mayor Rachel Reese spoke in favour of changing the voting system ... More >>

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 >>