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Nelson City Council Agrees In Principle To Government Recovery Funding

Friday, 15 September 2023, 1:35 pm | Nelson City Council

  Nelson City Council elected members agreed in principle yesterday, 14 September 2023, to a cost-sharing package with central government to support the city’s recovery from the severe weather event in August 2022. The agreement in ... More >>

Nelson City Council To Host Plan Change 29 Community Meetings

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 5:20 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council will host a series of informative neighbourhood meetings and an online webinar aimed at engaging the community in discussions about Plan Change 29. These meetings, chaired by elected members, will provide residents with the opportunity ... More >>

One Month Of eBus

Monday, 11 September 2023, 9:56 am | Nelson City Council

There were 68,000 journeys on Nelson Tasman’s new eBus service during it’s first month of operation, an impressive 68% increase compared with the average monthly usage from the last seven months (January to July) of NBus. Xander (5), Jayden (7) ... More >>

$1.6 Million In Grant Funding Awarded To Three Nelson Projects

Friday, 8 September 2023, 11:57 am | Nelson City Council

Three Nelson City Council projects have received a combined $1.6 million in the most recent round of grants from the Government’s Tourism Infrastructure Fund. The fund recognised the impact extreme weather events, such as in August 2022, had ... More >>

Maitai Shared Pathway Fully Reopen For Public Use

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 11:00 am | Nelson City Council

  Nelson City Council has completed a project to widen the Maitai shared pathway, which is now fully open to the public. The work was completed using Transport Choices funding from central government. Overall cost for the final stage of the ... More >>

Public Meeting Scheduled To Discuss Plan Change 29

Monday, 4 September 2023, 3:56 pm | Nelson City Council

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, 7 September, at the Trafalgar Centre northern extension to discuss Plan Change 29, Nelson Mayor Nick Smith has announced. “I know there are many concerns and questions about Plan Change 29 and I have received ... More >>

Recovery Funding Of $12.3m Announced For Nelson

Friday, 1 September 2023, 1:44 pm | Nelson City Council

  Central government has offered a package of recovery measures for Nelson following the severe weather event in August 2022, including a buyout deal for damaged homes and 50% of the funding required to remediate slips so the land they are on ... More >>

“Nelson Deserves Equal Treatment”: One Year On From The August Floods

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 6:11 am | Nelson City Council

16 August 2023 Steady local progress in the recovery from the August 2022 floods needs to be backed up by the same Government support received by North Island regions affected by Cyclone Gabrielle, says Nelson Mayor Nick Smith one year on from the ... More >>

Greater Housing Choice Proposed For Nelson

Monday, 7 August 2023, 9:06 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council’s elected members will decide whether to progress notification of Housing Plan Change 29 (PC29) to the Nelson Resource Management Plan (NRMP) at a Council meeting on 10 August 2023. Proposed Plan Change 29 focuses on intensification, ... More >>

Council Seeking Urgent Remediation For Contaminated Sawdust At Tāhunanui's Back Beach

Friday, 4 August 2023, 6:17 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council is seeking to urgently remediate and then remove contaminated sawdust found at Tāhunanui’s back beach after testing has confirmed the presence of concentrations of arsenic, chromium, copper and boron as well as dioxins, consistent ... More >>

Haere Rā NBus, Nau Mai, Haere Mai EBus

Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 12:35 pm | Nelson City Council

  Three additional routes, 100 new bus stops, 17 electric buses and almost 22,000 more people within a 10-minute walk of a bus stop. Residents of Nelson Tasman now have better access to public transport than ever before. The newly launched eBus ... More >>

EBus OnDemand – Stoke: Download The App Now

Thursday, 27 July 2023, 9:32 am | Nelson City Council

The app for Stoke’s new OnDemand bus service is now available on the Apple and Google app stores. eBus OnDemand - Stoke kicks off on August 1 and passengers can now download the app, created by Liftango, that will be used to request a bus using ... More >>

Moana Avenue Made Safer

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 3:43 pm | Nelson City Council

The project to protect a section of Moana Avenue to ensure the safety of residents after a significant amount of material came down on the area from private properties during the August 2002 weather event is now complete, with the road reopened. Adding ... More >>

Boarding Now For Nelson Airport

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 12:18 pm | Nelson City Council

  Nelson Airport is ready to receive its first eBus passengers now that changes to the airport precinct road are complete. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation while these works were undertaken. The redesign of three raised crossing ramps on ... More >>

International Cricket Returns To Saxton Oval

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 2:15 pm | Nelson City Council

  Get ready to party at Saxton Oval – the BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS are coming back to Nelson this summer! Nelson will host three international matches in the 2023-24 home season starting with the BLACKCAPS playing a One-Day International ... More >>

Rushed Water Bill Compounds Reform Errors

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 11:56 am | Nelson City Council

The rushed process for the latest Water Reform Bill is creating as many new problems as it is solving, Nelson Mayor Nick Smith told the Governance and Administration Select Committee on 5 July. “The mad rush to pass this Bill is no way to treat ... More >>

Nelson Tasman’s EBus Fleet Clock In To Start Work

Monday, 3 July 2023, 3:32 pm | Nelson City Council

<img src="" width="720" height="405"> From China to Auckland via sea and then driven 845km from Auckland to Nelson Tasman – the 17 new electric buses ... More >>

Stars Align For Te Huihui-o-Matariki In Whakatū Nelson

Friday, 30 June 2023, 3:53 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson’s Te Huihui-o-Matariki commemorations this year will be our biggest yet, with Taku Kara Tīpuna, the Regional Secondary School Kapa Haka Competitions turning the event into a day-long celebration. This year’s Te Huihui-o-Matariki will be ... More >>

Funding For Eight New Affordable Rental Properties Approved

Monday, 26 June 2023, 12:11 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has approved $1.2 million in grant funding from Phase Three of its Housing Reserve to support the development of more affordable housing in the city. In a meeting on 4 May 2023, elected members agreed to grant $1.2m to the Nelson ... More >>

Annual Plan Adopted As Council Seeks To Cushion Impact Of Cost-of-living Crisis

Thursday, 22 June 2023, 3:22 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council’s Annual Plan 2023/24 has been adopted by elected members at a Council meeting held on Thursday 22 June. Nelson Mayor Nick Smith says Council made some sensible tweaks and managed to keep the lid on the rates increase at a ... More >>





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