Media Releases

16 Nov 2018

Take the time to smell the roses

Among the Roses is a 50-year tradition that dates back to the first Rose Sunday held to mark the opening of the Samuels Rose Garden at Broadgreen House in 1968.

It’s an afternoon of entertainment, delicious food and refreshments brought to you by Broadgreen House, Melrose Café, Brightwater Wines and more. People can relax in the sun or enjoy the Spring Flower Show, music, markets and a vintage car display of over 50 veteran vehicles - cars that are over 100 years old - from all over New Zealand, at a stunning location. 

19 Oct 2018

2018 Top of the South Trapping Workshop

This year’s Top of the South Community Trapping Workshop is scheduled for Saturday 27th October, 8.30am -3 pm at the Headingly Centre, Richmond

Participants will hear what local trapping groups are doing and be updated on predator control strategies for the region.
Included is a presentation from Graeme Elliot from the Department of Conservation on seed mast events and predator dynamics.

The day will also feature practical sessions looking at:

12 Oct 2018

Nelson's community housing

At a special briefing today, councillors were advised that new investment in Nelson’s community housing stock might be possible working with partners Housing New Zealand, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and the Nelson Tasman Housing Trust.