Media Releases Archive
This is an archive of Council's media releases from 2011-18. Media Releases are now available at our.nelson.govt.nz/media-releases
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.
At the meeting on Thursday 9 August, Council confirmed its support for the Chief Executive, Pat Dougherty, to oversee all matters that relate to the Greenmeadows Centre Project.
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.
Council has agreed to again open the top end of Trafalgar Street to pedestrians for the summer, between Selwyn Place and Hardy Street.
Nelson Arts Festival launches its 2018 programme featuring ducks, swans, lobsters and everything else besides....
Nelson Arts Festival takes over the city from 11-26 October 2018 with a wondrous array of incredible performances, talks, exhibitions and community events, wrapping up with the much-loved Masked Parade & Carnivale and its theme of “Weird and Wonderful”.
The Nelson region will get the opportunity to feature on the world stage, when the Super Club netball competition returns to the Trafalgar Centre on 19-24 August.
Nelson is excited to be hosting the All Blacks vs Argentina Investec Rugby Championship test match at Trafalgar Park on 8 September and we wanted to announce something extra special happening alongside this major event!
Work to improve fish habitat in our urban stream is paying dividends, with the first record of banded kokopu eggs found in Pipers Park Reserve, a tributary of the Maitai catchment.
International cricket returns to Nelson this summer, with the Black Caps taking on Sri Lanka in the third one-day international of the series at Saxton Oval, on Tuesday 8 January 2019.
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.