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Status Quo Decided Following Tasman Dry Weather Task Force Review

Wednesday, 17 July 2024, 9:54 am | Tasman District Council

A review of Tasman’s Dry Weather Task Force, following a challenging dry summer season, has acknowledged the need to maintain close communication with the district’s water users. More >>

Paton Road Purchases Secures Future Greenspace For Richmond South

Monday, 8 July 2024, 3:50 pm | Tasman District Council

“The land purchase is in line with our open space strategy, while also ensuring a green buffer between existing and future residential development.” More >>

Tasman's 10-year Plan 2024-2034 Adopted

Thursday, 27 June 2024, 2:50 pm | Tasman District Council

Coming into force on 1 July this year, the Plan builds upon the theme of continuing investment to meet the demands of growth and the need to maintain the current assets within the current environment where affordability is key. More >>

Council Begins Motueka Wastewater Treatment Plant Journey

Friday, 21 June 2024, 5:39 pm | Tasman District Council

Today, Tasman District Council has given the go-ahead to the project to find a solution for Motueka's wastewater treatment needs with the consent for the current plant expiring in 2035. The current site is no longer appropriate for a number of reasons; It is ... More >>

Planning For A Resilient Tasman

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 2:41 pm | Tasman District Council

A proactive risk reduction response is being taken by council to address the significant threat Tasman faces from natural hazards. This includes earthquakes and liquefaction; severe weather events that result in floods, slope instability, wildfire, coastal ... More >>

Approval For Drafting Of Land And Freshwater Plan Change 84

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 2:36 pm | Tasman District Council

The LFPC is significant in that it seeks to address waterbody health, water quality, water allocation and sediment issues across the region. A key intention of the engagement process is to increase awareness of the responsibility to safeguard and improve the ... More >>

What Dam Value? Flow On Effects Realised For Waimea Water Users

Friday, 5 April 2024, 6:44 am | Tasman District Council

This has been a tremendous relief for irrigators on the Waimea Plain - removing the need for rationing and having to reduce crop levels - as well as benefiting urban and commercial water users of council-managed reticulated supplies. More >>

New Life Poured Into Teapot Valley Restoration Project

Friday, 29 April 2022, 6:53 pm | Tasman District Council

28 April, 2022 Three years after the fire that devastated Teapot Valley’s indigenous forest area on land owned by Tasman Pine Forests, restoration is well underway. Funded by MPI’s Billion Trees programme, a four-year Jobs for Nature project in the Tasman ... More >>

Waimea Community Dam gets final green light

Friday, 30 November 2018, 4:35 pm | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council has confirmed the Waimea Community Dam will be built to provide for the growing needs of the community, safeguard the regional economy, and improve the health of the Waimea River. More >>

Final dam decision due on Friday

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 12:55 pm | Tasman District Council

On Friday 30 November the Tasman District Council will make its final decision on whether to proceed with construction of the Waimea Community Dam. More >>

Tasman Mayor Renews Call for Proactive Driver Drug Testing

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 10:02 am | Tasman District Council

Tasman Mayor Richard Kempthorne is encouraging the government to develop a proactive roadside drug testing regime that would allow appropriate drug testing at the roadside to help improve safety on the region’s and New Zealand’s roads. More >>

Standard & Poors ‘rates’ Tasman

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 4:37 pm | Tasman District Council

Standard & Poors ‘rates’ Tasman Tasman District Council’s credit rating has been raised in the latest Standard and Poors ratings. Released today by the international credit rating agency, the Council has attained AA with a stable outlook, a step up ... More >>

A big year for Tasman District

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 4:00 pm | Tasman District Council

It’s been a significant year for Tasman District, which has experienced rapid growth and extreme weather while carrying out a large programme of community, infrastructure and environmental projects and plans. More >>

Greater local commitment to dam project

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 12:36 pm | Tasman District Council

Waimea Irrigators limited (WIL), partners in the proposed Waimea Community Dam, have re-issued their product disclosure statement as a result of the recently increased construction price. More >>

Strong support for Waimea Dam Local Bill

Friday, 21 September 2018, 9:41 am | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council is heartened by the support shown at the introduction of its Local Bill to gain access to land for the Waimea Community Dam. More >>

Revised Waimea Community Dam funding model

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 6:35 pm | Tasman District Council

The Waimea Community Dam project will continue, thanks to a revised funding proposal that reduces the cost and risk to ratepayers of proceeding. More >>

Council to consider revised funding proposal for Waimea dam

Friday, 31 August 2018, 2:08 pm | Tasman District Council

Tasman District Council to consider revised funding proposal for Waimea water scheme The Tasman District Council has been asked to consider a revised funding proposal from supporters of the scheme that could allow the Waimea Community Dam project to ... More >>

A full review of implications of dam decision underway

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 11:57 am | Tasman District Council

The Tasman District Council is reviewing the implications of yesterday’s in-principle decision not to proceed with the Waimea Community Dam, with the Long Term Plan (LTP) at the centre. More >>

Waimea Community Dam will not proceed

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 4:49 pm | Tasman District Council

Waimea Community Dam will not proceed The Tasman District Council has decided increased costs for the Waimea Community Dam are unaffordable for ratepayers, meaning the project in its current form will not proceed. More >>

KiwiCamp freedom camping facility planned for Tasman

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:01 am | Tasman District Council

A “KiwiCamp” system for freedom campers is among a suite of new camping facilities to be provided in Tasman District, thanks to newly-announced Government funding. More >>





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