Media Releases

Media Releases are now available at our.nelson.govt.nz/media-releases

14 Aug 2018

Trial treatment for Modellers Pond

Later this month Nelson City Council will begin trialing a biological method to treat the ongoing issues with weeds and algae that have, for many years, afflicted the Tahunanui Stormwater Detention Pond, also known as the Modellers Pond.

10 Aug 2018

Seeking artwork concepts for a key Nelson site

Nelson City Council in partnership with New Zealand Transport Agency wish to commission a new public artwork for a high-profile gateway site and now invite Expressions of Interest from artists who are New Zealand citizens or those who are permanent residents.

30 Jul 2018

Central City fanzone gets a boost for rugby test match

On Thursday, the Governance Committee recommended to Council that it approves additional funding of up to $20,000 in relation to the All Blacks vs Argentina rugby test match on 8 September.

These funds would be used by the Nelson Regional Development Agency (NRDA) to manage the much higher than usual traffic demands and additional temporary facilities (including toilets).

This includes a bus system on game day, where match ticket holders will be able to catch the buses for free, to and from the match.