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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 >>

Stoke To Get Bigger And Better New World Following Land Swap

Monday, 19 June 2023, 11:34 am | Nelson City Council

A land swap between Nelson City Council and Foodstuffs South Island has paved the way for a new 3,229m2 New World supermarket in Stoke, while ensuring no parking is lost in Strawbridge Square. The new supermarket will stretch across the western side ... More >>

Stoke Bus Interchange Decision Made At Hearings Panel

Friday, 16 June 2023, 4:56 pm | Nelson City Council

The location of the new bus interchange in Stoke will be outside the Turf Hotel on Main Road Stoke, just one of the changes to bus stop locations that have occurred as a result of community feedback heard by today’s Hearing Panel at Nelson City ... More >>

Damaged Roof Trusses Add Costs And Delay To Elma Turner Library Reopening, Further Section Opening Planned

Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 3:59 pm | Nelson City Council

New structural damage found in the roof trusses of Elma Turner Library during the process of earthquake strengthening has delayed its full reopening. A partial reopening, including the main entrance and another large section of library floorspace, will ... More >>

Extent Of Contaminated Material At Back Beach Being Investigated

Tuesday, 6 June 2023, 2:43 pm | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council is urgently investigating the extent of contaminated material found after routine testing of sawdust at the Tāhunanui Back Beach area. In the 1960s, sawdust material from a local timber mill was used in this area as fill for ... More >>

Big Bill For Landslips Remediation Work

Monday, 15 May 2023, 5:29 pm | Nelson City Council

Fixing the 18 landslips on Council land from the August storm to a standard that reduces future risk is going to cost $17.2 million, for which Nelson Mayor Nick Smith is seeking Government support.  “We need to do right by the 33 property ... More >>

Council Land Purchase To Support Bus Hub

Tuesday, 9 May 2023, 11:07 am | Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council has purchased 41 Halifax Street, adjacent to Millers Acre, for $970,000 to support the development of the new central city bus hub. Elected members voted to purchase the property at a confidential meeting on 3 April and bid at auction ... More >>

Sunshine For A Rainy Day: Solar Power Facility Investigated For Bell Island Wastewater Treatment Plant

Friday, 5 May 2023, 11:27 am | Nelson City Council

The Nelson Regional Sewerage Business Unit (NRSBU) is investigating the feasibility of a large-scale solar facility on Bell Island, beside the wastewater treatment plant, that will reduce the plant's energy costs and potentially provide energy to the wider ... More >>

Working Together To Enable Recreational Access In Nelson

Monday, 24 April 2023, 12:30 pm | Nelson City Council

Discussions between Ngāti Koata and Nelson City Council about securing access to land with a high recreation value continue in a positive vein. Around 80% of Nelson’s trails are on, or accessed through, land owned by Ngāti Koata. Council and Ngāti ... More >>

Mayor Part Of Nelson Quartet To Run In The New York City Marathon

Tuesday, 4 April 2023, 7:03 am | Nelson City Council

Forty years after he won the New York City Marathon, Nelson-born runner Rod Dixon is back in his hometown with fellow running legend Lorraine Moller to help four Nelsonians, including Mayor Nick Smith, prepare for the largest marathon in the world. In turn, ... More >>

Nelson’s Annual Plan Aims To Build Resilience To Severe Weather Events

Tuesday, 28 March 2023, 5:20 pm | Nelson City Council

Significant recovery costs from August 2022’s severe weather event are one of the key changes in Nelson City Council’s 2023/24 Annual Plan Consultation Document as the organisation looks to increase the city’s resilience to floods and heavy ... More >>





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