Media Releases

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.

9 Oct 2018

Mayor supports Government's freshwater plan

Nelson City Council Mayor and Deputy Chair of LGNZ’s Regional Sector, Rachel Reese, says that the announcement yesterday, by Minister for the Environment David Parker and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor, of the Government’s blueprint to improve freshwater quality will support and strengthen Council’s commitment to an increased focus on freshwater and the coastal environment.

4 Oct 2018

Projects to be added to the Regional Land Transport Plan

At its meeting yesterday the Regional Transport Committee resolved to recommend to Council that the Nelson Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) 2015-21 is varied to include a total of $4.97M for “Noise Improvements” and $350,000 for “Safety Enhancements on the State Highway Network”.