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Future Development Strategy

Nelson and Tasman are growing fast. We need a strategy to guide how we best manage this growth for the long-term benefit of the community and the environment. Managed well, growth can make our two regions better places to live, work and play.

Learn more on the FDS Hub

fds pages july2019 The Councils adopted the joint Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy on Friday 26 July 2019. This strategy was produced alongside and with the help of iwi, stakeholders, and the broader community.  Thank you for all your input and ideas, which have helped to create a 30-year vision for Nelson and Tasman’s future.

Future Development Strategy as adopted by Council on 26 July (3.8MB PDF)