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
If you earn less than $25,180* per year and pay the rates on your home, you could get up to $630 taken off your rates.
In response to issues arising in the construction of the Stoke Greenmeadows Community Centre, Council commissioned an audit by an independent assessor, Grant Hunt of Grant Hunt Building Consultants Ltd.
A section of the Dun Mountain Trail will be closed for approximately eight weeks, from Monday 30 July, to allow for the repair of a slip.
Sport and Recreation Committee Chair Tim Skinner (left) joined with Gary Donaldson, representing Donaldson Civil and the MTB Trails Trust, to explore the recently completed shared use Piwakawaka track in Marsden Valley. Its name is taken from the Māori name for the fantail birds that are common in the area.
The Nelson Returned Services Association is working with Project Maitai/Mahitahi to hold a commemorative planting as part of the Matariki Tu Rākau national planting project, commemorating the end of the First World War in 1918.
Yesterday, Transport Minister Phil Twyford released the final Government Policy Statement (GPS) that sets a new strategic direction for land transport in New Zealand, with increases in funding for public transport, walking and cycling, local roads and regional improvements.
The Works and Infrastructure Committee has adopted a recommendation that any upgrade of Church Street should be included in the City Centre Programme Plan which is due to be completed in the 2018/19 financial year.
Since March 2016 Council has been looking at options to make is safer and easier for pedestrians to cross Waimea Road. One pedestrian refuge has been installed, as part of the York Stream stormwater upgrade, at the intersection of Waimea Road and Boundary Road.
Nelson’s kerbside recycling collection has been confirmed for 2018/19.
At today's meeting, the Works and Infrastructure Committee adopted the recommendation for the preferred route for the Tahunanui Pathways project to progress to the detailed design phase. The route was developed in conjunction with a community advisory group to ensure it meets the local needs.